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Australian Deaf Games competitors keep their eyes on the action

By Natalie Whitling

2016 Australian Deaf GamesHundreds of athletes taking part in the Australian Deaf Games cannot hear an umpire's whistle so need to rely heavily on their vision.

This week's event in Adelaide is letting competitors show their talents, and is also important for social connection.

Read more: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-01-13/deaf-games-competitors-rely-on-eyes/7086444

Source ABC

Matt Hamill to Scott Coker: Let Me Fight in Bellator – VIDEO

By Eric Kowal

To date, Matt Hamill is the only fighter to hold a victory over former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. The win came in the form of a disqualification due to illegal downward elbows thrown by Jones during the Ultimate Fighter Season 10 Finale in December 2009. Although controversial, Hamill does hold the win, something that no other fighter can use to their advantage.

Read more & view video: http://www.mymmanews.com/matt-hamill-to-scott-coker-let-me-fight-in-bellator/

Source: My MMA News

A Blind And Deaf Woman Surfing Is All The 2016 Inspiration You Need

By Tess Barker

Disability rights attorney Haben Girma is early into her career, but she’s already made quite a splash. Girma, who is herself blind and deaf, graduated from Harvard Law School in 2013.

Last summer, she met with President Barack Obama and won a landmark case guaranteeing that the Americans With Disabilities Act applies to online commerce.

Read more & view video: http://www.mtv.com/news/2722015/haben-girma-deaf-blind-surf/

Source: MTV News

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