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Meet Germany’s first ParaCheer team

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L.E. Dancers, photo credit: Felix Kunto

Cheerleading jumps into the present with the inclusion of ParaCheer – and Leipzig comes out at the forefront. Learn more about the local team and how you can help them get to a competition in Orlando, Florida.

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International bike polo players flock to Böhlitz-Ehrenberg

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The bike polo enthusiasts congregating at Böhlitz-Ehrenberg invite you to come hang out and get to know the game during their tournament this weekend, featuring players from six countries (and an after party). (Photo courtesy of Bike Polo Leipzig)
The bike polo enthusiasts congregating at Böhlitz-Ehrenberg invite you to come hang out and get to know the game during their tournament this weekend, featuring players from six countries (and an after party). (Photo courtesy of Bike Polo Leipzig)

The bike polo enthusiasts congregating at Böhlitz-Ehrenberg invite you to come hang out and get to know the game during their tournament this weekend, featuring players from six countries (and an after party).

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8 things I witnessed while covering the Rio Olympics

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Fast food for athletes, earthquake survivor, Michael Phelps using my pen: just another day covering the Olympics.

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Poem: “Rio gets the Olympics”

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Instead of talking about fears over the Rio Olympics, we visit a poem I wrote full of joy and pride in my gorgeous, trouble-ridden hometown being made host. https://leipglo.com
Rio de Janeiro, host of 2016 Olympics. Public domain photo, Pixabay.

The announcement that Rio de Janeiro would host the 2016 Olympics represented a happier, more hopeful time than the actual games in this difficult period for the city and Brazil – I’d like to remember it here.

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The Euro Cup’s Best Eleven

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If you could pick your Best Eleven, who would they be? (Euro Cup 2016) https://leipglo.com
The Best Eleven picks for the Euro Cup by our sports columnist. Photo Google Images, labeled for reuse.

Whom would you pick if you had a chance to form your dream football team?

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Why the Euro Cup is like Game of Thrones

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Parallels between the Euro Cup and hit series Game of Thrones. https://leipglo.com
Game of Thrones Season 6 trailer, YouTube.

Will you go for the Starks (Germany) or Lannisters (France)? Will the Night King (Cristiano Ronaldo) be able to stave off Daenerys’s Dragons (Wales)?

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