Haitian soccer team advances in the amputee World Cup | Dallas Morning News

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After a winning in a penalty shootout Thursday, the Haitian soccer team with deep ties to North Texas advances to the third round of the amputee World Cup.On Friday the team takes on Turkey at a 10:30 a.m. game in Culiacán, Mexico. The team is posting updates on its Facebook page.This is Haiti’s first time advancing in the amputee World Cup and only the team’s second appearance at the tournament, which began about 30 years ago. The team did not win any games at its first showing in 2010.In preparing for this year’s cup, the Haitian team spent much of November in North Texas. Players worked with area soccer coaches to help improve their tactical skills. They practiced at Toyota Stadium in Frisco and with area schools. Local doctors also donated resources and services to help them. via | Dallas Morning News

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World Rugby.

The IRFU have just put forward that they would like to hold the 2023 Rugby World Cup. They have been in touch with Northern Ireland’s sporting body so they can team up and host the event. Northern Ireland have agreed with this deal and also the GAA have shown they’re support and are on board as well!

If Ireland succeed with this bid, it will be absolutely huge for the entire nation! The Special Olympics was the last and biggest event that we hosted and to get this one as well will be incredible for us!

Lets hope all goes well!!

Vote in Today’s US Midterm Elections

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i-voted-stickerToday, across the United States, Americans will go to the polls and vote in the US Midterm Elections.

Voting is our most fundamental responsibility as citizens — without it, our American democracy wouldn’t exist. WordPress.com is a platform that gives everyday people the ability to share their voice and we’re asking you to take advantage of this voice — by exercising your right to vote today — November 4th, 2014.

We want to provide our US-based users a set of resources to help them make a smart, informed decision when it comes to who they will vote for. We also want to provide a toolkit so that they can get more information on where to vote, which issues are at stake and of course, after voting occurs, a way to show their pride and encourage others to go get out the vote.

We’ve teamed up The Pew Charitable Trusts, who…

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