Tag Archives: won gold

LPGA Tour: World No. 2 Nelly Korda reveals details of hospital trip and treatment for blood clot | Golf News

Nelly Korda hasn’t played since the LPGA Drive On Championship in early February; The 23-year-old was diagnosed with a blood clot after going to hospital on Friday and is receiving further treatment at home, with no date confirmed for her return to the LPGA Tour Last update: 03/13/22 8:08 p.m. …

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Forrest and Westlake will carry the Canadian flag at the opening of the Paralympic Games

Breadcrumb Links Other sports Olympic Games The duo are two of Canada’s most decorated Winter Paralympians. Wheelchair curler Ina Forrest poses for a photo at the Paralympic Summit in Calgary, Alta., Monday, June 5, 2017. Photo by Jeff McIntosh /THE CANADIAN PRESS Content of the article Wheelchair curler Ina Forrest …

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Honoring Padma Bhushan for me is a huge moment for the whole community

Devendra Jhajharia, the first para-athlete to receive the Padma Bhushan, says the “huge honour” will help change society’s attitude towards people with disabilities and inspire them to strive for excellence. The multiple Paralympic gold medalist and world champion was nominated on Tuesday for the prestigious Padma Bhushan, the country’s third-highest …

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Our Town: A Botanical Artist’s Studio Blossoms With New Works

Our Town: A Botanical Artist’s Studio Blossoms With New Works Botanical art is at the intersection of art and science, says botanical artist Jean Emmons. Editor’s Note: “Our Town” is an occasional column, presented in partnership with the Visual Artists of Vashon Island, spotlighting members of Vashon’s vibrant visual arts. …

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Totton and Eling City Council set to honor Aaron Phipps

A town in HAMPSHIRE is set to honor an inspirational athlete who helped Britain’s wheelchair rugby team win gold at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Totton and Eling Town Council may decide to name a children’s play area after Aaron Phipps, who was named an MBE in New Year’s Honours. …

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Olympic Diver Tom Daley: I Will Use OBE To Help The LGBT Community Across The Globe

Olympic diving champion Tom Daley has pledged to use his OBE “to make the whole of the Commonwealth a better place for LGBT people”. The sports star, who fulfilled his longtime ambition of winning gold at the delayed games of Toyko 2020, has been named OBE for services to diving, …

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heroes connecting communities across Wales

Lauren Price and Katherine Hughes of Caerphilly are both winners of the National Lottery Awards The National Lottery Awards are a chance to celebrate the inspiring work of ordinary people and projects doing extraordinary things with the help of National Lottery funding across the UK. Over 660,000 fundraising scholarships have …

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The 10 best LPGA moments from an action-packed 2021 touring season

The LPGA’s “super” season certainly delivered some drama. The budding rivalry between Nelly Korda and Jin Young Ko peaked at the end of the season, where Ko dealt a decisive blow for 2021. Fans are eager to see the pair get it all back in January. 2021 has been a …

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MORE REASONS FOR THE DISABLED COMMUNITY TO SMILE

PRIOR to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Malaysia had never won gold at the Games. So when three Paralympians managed to clinch the top spots on the podium, the nation burst into joy. Long jumper Abdul Latif Romly (T20, learning disabilities), 100m runner Mohd Ridzuan Puzi (T36, cerebral palsy) and …

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Badminton: Dane Axelsen becomes world No. 1 after Momota’s withdrawal in Tour final, Sport News & Top Stories

DENPASAR, INDONESIA (AFP) – Olympic champion Viktor Axelsen rose to world number one on Wednesday December 1 after beating compatriot Rasmus Gemke in the group stage of the World Tour Badminton final in Indonesia. The 27-year-old won gold in the men’s singles at this year’s Tokyo Games and overtakes Kento …

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Olympic heroes help light Christmas lights in West Cork city

There was a lot of party spirit in Skibbereen tonight as Olympic heroes Fintan McCarthy and Emily Hegarty along with local elementary school student Keela Hourihane officially turned on the Christmas lights. Keela Hourihane won a coloring contest run by the local Chamber of Commerce that saw her turn on …

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Alexander Zverev secures a place in SF in Turin | ATP circuit

With the pressure on, Alexander Zverev delivered on Thursday, overtaking Hubert Hurkacz 6-2, 6-4 to reach the semi-finals of the Nitto ATP Final as he dropped to 2-1 in the Red Group. Zverev, who had to beat Hurkacz to qualify after his straight-set loss to Red Group winner Daniil Medvedev, …

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Cuppa and daily quizzes: November 8, 2021

#OnThisDay – 1962 – The epic movie Mutiny on the Bounty, which recounts the 1789 mutiny on the HMS Premium, was released in American theaters; he was perhaps best known for his production struggles, many of which centered around star Marlon Brando. On UK roads, the “National speed limit applies” …

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