TITLE

sports and recreation

PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
PN;Jul2008, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers news briefs involving athletes with disabilities in the U.S. The 55th anniversary of organized wheelchair basketball was held in New York on May 10, 2008. Phillip Daniel and Keith Green won the Paul Roman Doubles championship during the 17th Annual Fred Doty Classic held at Indian River Lanes in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on April 4-6, 2008. The Shoot for the Future (SFTF) organization is aimed at creating awareness about people with physical impairments.
ACCESSION #
32588075

 

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