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The 2012 Paralympics Begins!

Did you catch highlights of the 2012 Paralympics? The Olympics made history this year and the Paralympics, the parallel sport event for Mindful Athletes™ with intellectual and physical disabilities, has done the same. The inspiration for the Paralympics began after World War II. In Great Britain, Dr. Ludwig Guttmann opened…

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2012 Olympics: Let the Games Begin!

Over the years, civil strife, economic embargoes, and fear of terrorism and retaliation have cast dark shadows over the games. However, the motto for the Olympics is “Swifter, Higher, Stronger.” The essence of the games is more than competition. From the five, interlaced rings (one for each continent) to the…

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Gender Equality at the Olympics

The 2012 Olympic Games has not even begun, but the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is already declaring victory for women everywhere. This year, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Brunei Darussalam have decided to send female athletes to the Olympics Games. This means that for the first time in Olympic history each…

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