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16 countries coming for Africa Deaf Games

By People Daily

The Local Organizing Committee of the inaugural Africa Deaf Games targets at least 16 countries to enter team to the games set for the April 18-26 in Nairobi. The Confederation of Africa’s Deaf Sports has 22 affiliate members and nine countries have already confirmed participation.

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Source: MediaMax

Mizzou’s J’den Cox named MAC wrestler of the week

By Bill Pollock

Mizzou Wrestling junior 197-pounder J’den Cox was named Mid-American Conference Wrestler of the Week. Cox picked up his 100th career victory on Feb. 21, in a 16-7 major decision win over Nebraska’s No. 10-ranked Aaron Studebaker in Mizzou’s NWCA National Duals Series matchup. The win helped the Tigers defeat the Huskers, 19-14.

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Source: Missourinet

Deaf Games Kenya team gets donation

By Samson Ateka

The Kenyan teams preparing for the 2016 All Africa Games Deaf Games due to be held in late April received a major equipment boost and manpower from Kenya Table Tennis Association during a function held at Nyayo Stadium’s yesterday.

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Source: The Star

High School Athlete of the Month: Sophia Foresta

This past November, over Thanksgiving weekend, the cavernous, 448,000-square-foot River Spirit Expo building located on the Tulsa State Fairgrounds in Tulsa, Okla., was transformed into a dirt-track paradise of hills, jumps and turns as it is every year that weekend. That’s when USA BMX’s Grand Nationals, the sport’s marquee event and culmination of the yearlong season, rolls into town.

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Source: Sports Illustrated

Cox shows consistency, hard work in becoming fastest Missouri wrestler to 100 wins

By Anne Rogers

It took J’den Cox 105 matches as a Missouri wrestler to win 100 matches. The 197-pounder, who is only a junior, became the 24th and the fastest Tiger to reach 100 wins after a 16-7 major decision victory over Nebraska’s Aaron Studebaker on Sunday.

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Source: The Maneater

Junior J’Den Cox becomes 24th Tiger to win 100 matches, the fastest to 100 in Missouri program history

By Anne Rogers

On Sunday afternoon, the No. 6 Missouri wrestling team traveled to Lincoln, Nebraska, to battle No. 11 Nebraska and emerged victorious, winning 19-14 in the National Wrestling Coaches Association National Duals.

After going back and forth, winning one match and then losing the next, Missouri’s heavier weights dominated their Nebraska opponents to seal the victory. Junior J’den Cox became the 24th Tiger to win 100 matches, and he became the fastest Missouri wrestler to do so.

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Source: The Maneater


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