McKeever, who's never marched in the opening ceremonies in his four previous Paralympics - his racing schedule has been too demanding - posed for photos after Thursday's announcement at Canada Paralympic House. With a hashtag #DoWhatYouCant, Samsung is expected to deliver more exciting experiences as per tradition during the past Paralympic Games. With an unbelievable, supportive team around me, hard work and dedication, I am a few steps closer to Pyeongchang with a recent gold and a silver from the World Cup snowboard events in The Netherlands. There's also the idea of a vision-enhancing app for people with low-vision which hopefully, will work with the Samsung Gear VR. North Korea's participation in the Winter Olympics triggered a series of conciliatory moves, including an offer from Pyongyang to consider abandoning its nuclear weapons programme. "He has been a fantastic ambassador for Canadian sport on the global stage for so long and continues to show that our Paralympic athletes from Canada are some of the best in the world".
Darryl Dyck The Canadian Press Greg Westlake led Team Canada to the gold medal at the Torino Games in 2016 and bronze at the Sochi Games in 2014
Some of these athletes may also make their way into the BC Sports Hall of Fame, like B.C. Paralympic silver and gold medalist Josh Dueck, who is being inducted later this year.
North Korean athletes and delegates arrived in the South Wednesday to take part in the Winter Paralympics, as part of an Olympics-driven detente between the two neighbours. "It is going to be a wonderful 10 days that we will never forget".
Yong Lee, the team's head coach, held a press briefing to blast the South Korean government for not increasing support after a successful Winter Olympics.
The North's athletes may also have not been keen to march alongside a defector. What-ever the case as Albertans we all know very well that dear old Mother Nature will summon the final "melt-down" when-ever she wishes, that we need to change our clocks ahead one hour on Sunday, March 11th, and that April showers will eventually bring May flowers.
PyeongChang 2018 Organizing Committee President Lee Hee-beom said: "PyeongChang 2018 is ready to inspire, educate and excite the world. And if there is anything that you remember, it is that Korea can host a great competition and that we have a unique culture that you want to tell your friends and colleagues about in yourhome country".
So Thankful that I have such an awesome family to share my adventures with.
Nintendo Direct coming tomorrow (March 8th)
While some other companies may try to replicate their approach, the OG Nintendo Direct is still an event where the people show up. The Vandal_Leaks Twitter account - created on March 5 - was the first to leak the date of tomorrow's Nintendo Direct .
Newly-Elected 58 Meghalaya Legislators Take Oath of Office
BJP President Amit Shah has thanked the people of Tripura for their massive support to BJP in the state assembly elections. He concluded by saying that "the oath taking was just the beginning and the real challenge and real work starts today".
Ichiro close to signing a deal to return to the Mariners
Ichiro has been working out in Japan and was expected to play there in 2018 unless he had an offer from Major League Baseball . The Seattle Mariners are working to finalize a one-year contract agreement with Ichiro Suzuki , according to a source.
Deja vu? Beatty, Dunaway announce correct winner this time
However, last year's supporting winners Viola Davis ("Fences") and Mahershala Ali (" Moonlight ") will present those awards. It's very humbling to be up here and I hope it's inspiring to little black boys and brown girls who feel marginalised.
Oil prices give up gains; set for weekly drop
U.S. crude output slipped in the last month of 2017, but in November hit an all-time high of 10.057 million barrels per day (bpd). Energy Information Administration reported that domestic crude supplies rose by 3 million barrels for the week ended February 23.
Angola is second largest oil supplier to China in January
However, inventories are forecast to have risen by 2.7 million barrels last week, a preliminary Reuters poll showed on Monday . Gasoline stocks rose by 2.5 million barrels, compared with analysts' expectations for a 190,000-barrel drop.
Playa del Carmen: Mexico Travel Alert Issued By US
It was just two weeks ago an explosion rocked the ferry from Playa del Carmen, injuring 25 people, including two Americans. It warns that some areas are experiencing violent crime such as homicide, kidnapping, carjacking, and robbery.