Posts by Christopher Di Virgilio

Team USA Scores at Invictus Games

USA scores in wheelchair basketball   Online Exclusive posted Friday, September 29, 2017 – 6:51am By Brittany Martin Team USA’s wheelchair basketball team came out firing on all cylinders for their first game of pool play at the Invictus Games in Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre in Toronto Thursday. In the morning, Team USA took […]

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Los Angeles to Host 2028 Paralympics

Paralympics headed to Los Angeles in 2028   Online Exclusive posted Thursday, September 14, 2017 – 8:36am By IPC The Games are returning to Los Angeles, USA, for the third time. But it will be a first for the city to host a Paralympics, after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ratified the tripartite agreement on […]

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The Invictus Four

Members of SPORTS `N SPOKES head to the 2017 Invictus Games   Online Exclusive posted Wednesday, September 13, 2017 – 10:24am By SNS Staff Staffers from SPORTS `N SPOKES are preparing to trek to North America for the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto, Canada, September 22-30. This year’s team consists of two photographers and two […]

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U.S. Para-Rowing Documentary

  The U.S. Para-rowing documentary Trials: Finding the Medal is set to release on iTunes and Amazon Prime in September. Online Exclusive posted Thursday, August 31, 2017 – 10:32am By John Groth The U.S. Para-rowing documentary Trials: Finding the Medal is set to release on iTunes and Amazon Prime on Sept. 15 – ahead of […]

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U.S. Paralympics Cycling Talent Identification Camp

U.S. Paralympics Cycling is proud to offer an athlete identification camp, open to all classifications.   Online Exclusive posted Friday, August 25, 2017 – 11:08am By Olivia Truby, U.S. Paralympic Cycling U.S. Paralympics Cycling is offering an athlete identification camp, open to all classifications, in October. This opportunity is designed for athletes who have never […]

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Invictus Spirit Flame is Lit

The Invictus Spirit Flame was lit today during a moving ceremony at the Afghanistan Presidential Palace in Kabul.   Online Exclusive posted Wednesday, August 9, 2017 – 10:34am By Invictus Games Toronto 2017 KABUL, AFGHANISTAN – The Invictus Spirit Flame was lit today in Afghanistan during an emotional ceremony at the Afghanistan Presidential Palace in […]

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Get Out, Enjoy Life Summer Tour 2017

It’s time to Get Out, Enjoy Life as SPORTS `N SPOKES, the Spina Bifida Association and Cure Medical bring you Summer Tour 2017   Online Exclusive posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017 – 3:52pm By Christopher Di Virgilio It’s summer and that can only mean one thing … It’s time for the Get Out, Enjoy Life […]

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Softball Championships at the NVWG

Team Royal defeated Team Gold 5-3 in a full seven innings Thursday afternoon in the 37th annual NVWG wheelchair softball championship at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati.   Online Exclusive posted Thursday, July 20, 2017 – 9:15pm By John Groth CINCINNATI – Sam Ballard values the camaraderie at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games […]

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Army Veteran Athlete

Ryan Major attended his first National Veterans Wheelchair Games (NVWG) last year, the Warrior Games this year and is now competing in his second NVWG in Cincinnati. Online Exclusive posted Wednesday, July 19, 2017 – 8:28am By John Groth After attending his first NVWG last year, Ryan Major was so inspired that he wasn’t going […]

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Angel City Games, Day 1

UCLA is currently being taken over by hundreds of athletes.   Online Exclusive posted Friday, June 23, 2017 – 8:13pm By Courtney Verrill The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) campus was flooded with more than 200 athletes on Friday, June 23. Co-founders Clayton French and his son, Ezra, started Angel City Sports in 2013 […]

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