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US Women Prepare to Defend Goalball Title at Rio Paralympics

Fresh off the Olympic Games, Brazil now hosts the Paralympic Games. Well over 4,000 athletes from more than 160 countries will travel to Rio to compete in sports that are familiar, such as judo and power-lifting; adapted, like wheelchair rugby and sitting volleyball; and not so well-known, like goalball. Dodgeball + soccer + softball = new sport Goalball was invented in Europe right after World War II to help blinded veterans stay active. It's now played worldwide. It became a...

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