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A Court Used for Playing Hoops Since 1893. Where? Paris.
April 16, 2017
A Y.M.C.A. in France claims the oldest basketball court in in the world. But it is in no shape for regular basketball games
The New York Times
How Patients Are Using Cycling to Slow Down Parkinson’s
April 9, 2017
Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic are finding that cycling is helping patients stop the symptoms of Parkinson's and can even do something medicine can't do. Plus how the Y is helping expand the program's reach.
NBC Nightly News
New American Welcome Center Coming to Champaign-Urbana
March 29, 2017
A New American Welcome Center is coming to Champaign-Urbana, one of six being established this year through Y-USA.
Despite snub, Chris Paul staying busy off the court during All-Star Weekend
February 17, 2017
Paul, along with State Farm and the Chris Paul Family Foundation, will unveil a new technology center at the New Orleans Dryades YMCA as part of the State Farm NBA Cares Assist Tracker program.
Houston News Highlights Iraqi Refugee's Journey to U.S.
February 13, 2017
Houston's Newsmakers recently interviewed Jeff Watkins, VP of global initiatives for YMCA International and Sara Alkhafaji, an Iraqi refugee who came to the U.S. in 2016. The pair discuss Alkhafaji's journey to the States and the YMCA's work with refugees.
KPRC 2 News
Students Who Participate in YMCA Summer Programs Make Learning Gains
January 24, 2017
Education Week explores two academic programs offered through the Y which help students improve their reading and math skills.
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