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Happy Women's Day! Click on Like/Share this photo to celebrate International Women’s Day!
Gertrude Caroline Ederle (October 23, 1905 – November 30, 2003) was a competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder. In 1926, she became the first woman to swim across the English Channel.
Over the past 11 days the world has witnessed unforgettable world-class sport. Whether you were watching on television, in a venue, at a Live Site, or at home with friends or family - tell us your favourite Paralympic memories http://l2012.cm/R4ByFH
Welcome to Day 9 of the Paralympic Games! Let's have a like for Wheelchair Tennis star Esther Vergeer (NED), already on a winning streak of 469, if she extends it to 470 today she'll win her sixth gold medal.
Peacock, Pistorius, Fourie, Browne, Leeper, Singleton, Oliveira, Zhiming – who do you think will win the men’s 100m T44 tonight? Follow all your favourite athletes, sports & teams on Facebook at http://l2012.cm/N1oZi8
It’s the biggest day of Paralympic sport today with 65 gold medals! We love this celebration by Felipe Gomes of Brazil and his guide Leonardo Souza Lopes - enjoying their moment on the podium after winning the men's 200m - T11 http://l2012.cm/TWSMa3
What a night of sport we were treated to yesterday! In the highest profile event of the evening, Brazil's Alan Fonteles Cardoso Oliveira edged out defending champion Oscar Pistorius (RSA) to win the men's 200m - T44 http://l2012.cm/PCyKjV
Home favourite Ellie Simmonds was inspired by a roaring crowd last night to take gold in the 400m Freestyle - S6 at the Aquatics Centre. Keep cheering today as there are 60 more gold medals to be won! http://l2012.cm/POwrPf
Welcome to Day 2! We’ve got 40 gold medals to be won and it's the first day of Athletics action. Let’s start the day with a Like for the Games Makers who are back in action for the Paralympics! http://l2012.cm/T0Zuya