Paralympics games kick off in South Korea

Simon Patmore on his way to winning gold in PyeongChang

The 30-year-old from Carseldine in Queensland has also become the first Australian man to win medals at both a Winter and Summer Paralympics, having won bronze in athletics at London 2012. She has three more chances to bring home a medal.

Gretsch finished first in the women's sit ski.

In the men's 7.5km sitting biathlon another American came out on top, with Daniel Cnossen winning gold.

White House expects N.Korea summit to happen despite Pyongyang's silence
The summit, which Trump said would take place by May, would be the first between a sitting us president and a North Korean leader. Trump agreed to meet with Kim Jong Un by the end of May and the two Koreas will hold a summit by end-April.

In a move to support the successful hosting of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games, various events were held Saturday to encourage the athletes and welcome the tourists.

France took gold in the women's standing downhill skiing. Jallen 8th in the standing downhill and 10th in the super-G.

Dixon danced in off the blue-line and went low with the left hand at 11:13, and Dominic Cozzolino (Mississauga, Ont.) found a loose puck in the slot just 18 seconds after that to send Canada to the dressing room up by seven.

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The former Prime Minister, it is understood, also apologised to his colleagues over the manner in which he had handled the issue. Odinga for acknowledging that the country was facing a unity crisis hence the need to commence a healing process.

Canada's first gold of the PyeongChang Paralympics was won by Mac Marcoux, guided by Jack Leitch in the men's vision impaired downhill skiing. The bronze-medal game is Friday at 11 p.m. and the gold-medal game is Saturday at 11 p.m.

The opening competition day offered a couple of surprises to the host country.

According to POCOG, three popular events at the PyeongChang Paralympics so far have been the wheelchair curling match between South Korea and Canada on Monday, the ice hockey match between South Korea and Japan on Saturday, and the wheelchair curling match between Korea and Germany on Monday.

BRING ON THE BUCKEYES! SDSU Men Draw Ohio State In Boise
Gedaka has contributed 11.6 points and 5.1 rebounds per game while coming off the bench in all but one game on the year. When the at-large bids were announced during the Selection Show, it was no surprise to see Ohio State's name called.

The 17 goals are tied for the second-most scored by Canada since Hockey Canada took over the sledge hockey program in 2004.

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