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Handikappidrott blir parasport

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  Folkbladet - 2015-05-09 13:50

Handikappidrott Svenska handikappidrottsförbundet byter namn till Svenska parasportförbundet.

Handikappidrott blir parasport....Handikappidrott Svenska handikappidrottsförbundet byter namn till Svenska parasportförbundet.Det står klart sedan ett enigt förbundsmöte i Malmö på lördagen valde att följa den internationella linjen att tydligare föra...

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Nytt namn på förbundet - Svenska Parasportförbundet och Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté

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  MyNewsdesk - 2015-05-09 13:00

Pressmeddelande CEST Ett enigt förbundsmöte beslutar att Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet och Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté byta namn till Svenska Parasportförbundet och Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté. - Fantastiskt!

Svenska Parasportförbundet och Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté....Pressmeddelande CEST Ett enigt förbundsmöte beslutar att Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet och Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté byta namn till Svenska Parasportförbundet och Sveriges Paralympiska...

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Förbundemötet öppnat och i full gång

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  Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet - 2015-05-09 11:38

Förbundsordförande Margareta Israelsson har öppnat Förbundsmötet 2015 och inledde med ett tal om förtroende. Om att titta framåt, tillsammans, för att förtjäna omvärldens respekt och visa samhället det oerhört viktiga arbete hela vår rörelse gör.

För ni ska veta att förtroendets guldmedalj är lika svårt att vinna som en guldmedalj i Paralympics.

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Oscar Pistorius 'to coach children' and could leave prison in August

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  Social Dashboard - 2015-05-10 07:45

Oscar Pistorius was jailed for 5 years for killing girlfriend Reeva SteenkampUnder South African law he's eligible for parole after serving 10

Oscar Pistorius was jailed for 5 years for killing girlfriend Reeva SteenkampUnder South African law he's eligible for parole after serving 10. ...monthsLawyer says Paralympic athlete wants to work with children once he's outBut he could still be

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Paralympic Athletes Comepete in Boccia Tournament

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  MyStateLine.com - 2015-05-10 06:44

  “I'm very proud to play and possibly win,” says Dennis Wallace of Rockford , IL .   Wallace has been playing Paralympic boccia ball for five years, and today, he got the opportunity to play in a tournament in Rockford for the first time.

Paralympic Athletes Comepete in Boccia Tournament.   ?I'm very proud to play and possibly win,? says Dennis Wallace of Rockford , IL ....Wallace has been playing Paralympic boccia ball for five years, and today, he got the opportunity to play in a...

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Craig Sports Briefs for May 9, 2015: Local rodeo competitors continue to climb state rankings

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  Craig Daily Press - 2015-05-10 06:35

The Moffat County High School and Craig Middle School rodeo teams made the weekend a memorable one Saturday and Sunday at Rifle’s Northwestern High School and Junior High Rodeo.

The Moffat County High School and Craig Middle School rodeo teams made the weekend a memorable one Saturday and Sunday at Rifle?s Northwestern High School and Junior High Rodeo.CMS eighth-grader Kinlie Brennise has yet to fall from first-place

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OBEs for VIPs? Why being rich and famous won't get you on the honours list – you've got to work for it

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  Mancunian Matters - 2015-05-10 06:35

By James Metcalf Cutting it a little close, due to an unfortunately timed drugs test, Wimbledon champion and British tennis hero Andy Murray made it to Buckingham Palace just in time to collect his OBE from Prince William last week.

Rower Ben Ainslie and cyclist Bradley Wiggins both received knighthoods and Paralympic cyclist Sarah Storey was made a dame, while Jessica Ennis, Mo Farah, Victoria Pendleton, David Wier, and Katherine Grainger all received OBE?s.

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Visually challenged Maibam Ranveer awarded

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  E Pao - 2015-05-10 06:24

Source: Hueiyen News Service Imphal, May 09 2015 : Visually challenged, Maibam Ranveer has been awarded 'Laishram Gouramani Memorial Award' for 2014-2015 . The Award is given every two years to achievers who are visually challenged.

In Sports, he has won 9 Gold Medals and 4 Silvers in Junior National Paralympics Championships in Athletics and IBSA National Sports Meet for Blinds (Senior).

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Rockford Park District hosts Paralympic Boccia Tournament

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  13 WREX-TV - 2015-05-10 05:40

MACHESNEY PARK (WREX) - RPD welcomed 34 Paralympic athletes to the Boys and Girls Club in Machesney Park for a boccia tournament, a derivation of the popular lawn game (spelled "bocce.

Rockford Park District hosts Paralympic Boccia Tournament....RPD welcomed 34 Paralympic athletes to the Boys and Girls Club in Machesney Park for a boccia tournament, a derivation of the popular lawn game (spelled "bocce.")...Boccia has been a Paralympics...

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Solomon Islands Develops Paralympics Development plans for Rio 2016

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  Solomon Times Online - 2015-05-10 02:20

Monday, 10 November 2014 10:40 AM An athlete pathway for Rio 2016 has been established by the Solomon Islands National Paralympic Committee following a successful Agitos Foundation programme.

Solomon Islands Develops Paralympics Development plans for Rio 2016....Monday, 10 November 2014 10:40 AM An athlete pathway for Rio 2016 has been established by the Solomon Islands National Paralympic Committee following a successful Agitos...

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Young Israeli athletes shine

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  Jerusalem Post Password - 2015-05-10 00:50

The eighth Israeli children’s Olympics were held at Wingate Institute last week as part of the Ministry of Culture and Sport’s annual ‘sports week.

Olympic and Paralympic competitions.

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Building To Gold In Rio: Lessons From Past Olympics

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  Law360 - 2015-05-10 00:18

Ongoing preparations for the Olympic and Paralympic Games that are scheduled to take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2016 present many unique and

Ongoing preparations for the Olympic and Paralympic Games that are scheduled to take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2016 present many unique and. ...significant challenges, none of which is more daunting than having to complete construction and

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Michelle Obama reflects on pressure she felt in '08

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  CNN - 2015-05-09 23:27

38 photos President Barack Obama will deliver commencement addresses at Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, South Dakota, on May 8, and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, on May 20.

Hide Caption 33 of 38 38 photos Paralympic skiing medalist, former White House official and author Bonnie St.

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IBSA World Games set to get underway in Seoul

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  Inside The Games - 2015-05-09 21:35

By Liam Morgan Saturday, 9 May 2015 Around 6,000 athletes from roughly 60 countries are due to take part in the event, which will see competitors battle it out for medals across nine different sports.

Paralympic bronze medallists Turkey face Mexico in what promises to be an action-packed opening contest in Group A, before hosts South Korea meet European silver medallists Spain....Paralympic bronze medallists Turkey get the goalball competition underway...

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IJF Judo Grand Slam Baku 2015 Day 2 Recap & Photos

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  Fight Network - 2015-05-09 21:22

- 2:42pm The Baku Grand Slam 2015 thrilled the home supporters on day two as the home nation delivered a second gold medal at the Sarhadchi Olympic Sport Centre on Saturday.

I officially open the Heydar ALIYEV Baku Grand Slam 2015.? Double Paralympic champion Ilham ZAKIYEV (AZE) was one of the honoured guests in attendance....I really hope I can win again in Baku and I cannot wait to represent my country on the tatami.? London 2012 Paralympic...

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MOTHER OF ALL COMEBACKS FOR ENNIS-HILL

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  Great Run - 2015-05-09 21:08

It was the mother and father of Super Saturdays as Jessica Ennis-Hill hit the comeback trail and Greg Rutherford hit the heights in the Great City Games Manchester.

The 20912 Paralympic silver medallist blasted clear from the gun and finished more than half a second clear of the opposition in 10.99 seconds. ?I was looking for a sub eleven clocking and I got it,? said Browne.

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British boccia star claims IPC Athlete of the Month accolade

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  Britain News.Net - 2015-05-09 20:51

Inside the Games Saturday 9th May, 2015 Great Britain's Nigel Murray has been rewarded for his impressive performance at the 2015 Boccia European

Inside the Games Saturday 9th May, 2015 Great Britain's Nigel Murray has been rewarded for his impressive performance at the 2015 Boccia European. ...Continental Cup by being named the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Allianz Athlete of the

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Triathlon: Tomlin Captures Win, McDowell Third at Chengdu World Cup

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  Runners Web - 2015-05-09 20:24

Six Americans post top-10 finishes CHENGDU, China -- Up-and-coming elite triathlete Rene Tomlin sprinted to her first career ITU World Cup win on

Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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UK. Team makes final preparations for Poole’s first boat show

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  BYM News - 2015-05-09 17:44

Organisers of the very first Poole Harbour Boat Show this weekend May 9 and 10 are putting the final elements in place after months of tireless effort.

Tall Ships, the Pelican of London and Stavros S Niarchos will be accessible for the public and a special visit from Paralympic sailor and medallist, Helena Lucas MBE at 11am on Sunday are just a selection of the activities planned across the weekend.

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Kelowna's Austgarden leads B.C. to national title

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  Kelowna Capital - 2015-05-09 17:25

Skip Gerry Austgarden, third Darryl Neighbour, second Frank LaBounty and lead Alison Duddy celebrates the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Quebec.

Austgarden explained that it was a memorable win, he said: ?This win ranks right up there; it is probably the second best experience, only behind winning the Paralympic gold medal in 2006.

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Tokyo to host 2015 IBSA Asian Football Championships

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  Inside The Games - 2015-05-09 17:25

By Daniel Etchells Saturday, 9 May 2015 Tokyo has been confirmed as hosts of the 2015 International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Asian Football Championships.

September 8, will provide a passage to Rio 2016 with the top two teams automatically qualifying for next year's Paralympic Games....This year's Championships will be run by the Japan Blind Football Association, part of the Japanese Paralympic Committee.

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British boccia star claims IPC Athlete of the Month accolade

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  Inside The Games - 2015-05-09 17:25

By Daniel Etchells Saturday, 9 May 2015 Murray won all 11 of his matches as he helped Britain defeat Spain 10-1 in the BC1/BC2 team final, before overcoming compatriot Joshua Rowe 4-1 in the BC2 individual final.

By Daniel Etchells Saturday, 9 May 2015 Murray won all 11 of his matches as he helped Britain defeat Spain 10-1 in the BC1/BC2 team final, before overcoming compatriot Joshua Rowe 4-1 in the BC2 individual final.The four-time Paralympic medallist is

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Athletes gearing up for Golden Grand Prix Kawasaki

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  The Japan Times - 2015-05-09 16:40

The Golden Grand Prix Kawasaki meet will be a rare opportunity for Japanese track and field fans to get to see some of the world’s elite athletes from outside of the country in person, as well as top Japanese ones.

The Golden Gran Prix meet will also have a 100-meter dash for Paralympians....Japan?s Jun Haruta, one of the competitors in it, said that it would be his privilege to run at the meet, but also hope that Paralympic sport athletes have more opportunities...

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Alderman gives up hope of competing at the Paralympics

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  Suffolk Free Press - 2015-05-09 15:03

Latest sport news from the Suffolk Free Press, suffolkfreepress.co.uk, @sfpsudbury on Twitter

Alderman gives up hope of competing at the Paralympics....Powerlifter Adam Alderman has given up on his hopes of competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro....The 31-year-old had been handed a chance of competing after the International Paralympic...

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Huge outdoor arts performance set to wow in Tamworth

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  Tamworth Herald.co.uk - 2015-05-09 14:06

Comments (0) THERE are now just a matter of hours until one of the biggest outdoor performances Tamworth has ever seen gets underway - Tigress is coming!

Led by artistic director, Kevin Finnan MBE ? who was choreographer and movement director of the London 2012 Paralympic Games opening ceremony ?

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Young athlete with dwarfism brings home 10 meals at national event

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  West Briton - 2015-05-09 13:42

Comments (0) A YOUNG athlete with dwarfish has returned from the national competition with a stack of medals.

These games were sanctioned by the International Paralympic Committee, meaning athletes are also competing for world ranking positions as well as qualifying for European and world events.

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Two-time Olympian Cameron appointed womens track coach at Cycling New Zealand

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  Big News Network - 2015-05-09 13:40

Inside the Games Friday 8th May, 2015 Cycling New Zealand has appointed Brendon Cameron as its women's endurance track coach following the two-time Olympian's departure from his role as head performance coach at Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ). ...

Inside the Games Friday 8th May, 2015 Cycling New Zealand has appointed Brendon Cameron as its women's endurance track coach following the two-time Olympian's departure from his role as head performance coach at Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ). ...Read

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Behind the Torch UA Students Get Extensive Look at Olympic Committee

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  Big News Network - 2015-05-09 13:25

University of Alabama Friday 8th May, 2015 Since 1894, the United States Olympic Committee has served as the National Olympic Committee and National Paralympic Committee for the United States. Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

University of Alabama Friday 8th May, 2015 Since 1894, the United States Olympic Committee has served as the National Olympic Committee and National Paralympic Committee for the United States....Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado., the USOC is responsible for the training, entering and funding of U.S. teams for the Olympic, Paralympic...

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It's trophies galore for SportsTraider

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  Bedford Today - 2015-05-09 13:22

SportTraider founder Lance Haggith with runner Ron Singleton-Lawley and some of the trophies she's donated

Its next fixture is Hoops Aid at the 02 Arena on Sunday (May 10) with basketball, celebrities, Paralympians and war heroes. > For tickets and more information visit http://bit.ly/1DOONDf 178004 27778 203597 16258.

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Dominant wheelchair racer leads list of USOC monthly award winners

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  Inside The Games - 2015-05-09 13:22

By Liam Morgan Saturday, 9 May 2015 The dominant McFadden powered to victory in the Boston Marathon on April 20 before she went on to smash the course record at the London Marathon six days later, which also doubled as the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Marathon World Championships.

By Liam Morgan Saturday, 9 May 2015 The dominant McFadden powered to victory in the Boston Marathon on April 20 before she went on to smash the course record at the London Marathon six days later, which also doubled as the International Paralympic

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Pooches wanted to put best paw forward at Dog Olympics in Filby

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  Norwich Evening News 24 - 2015-05-09 13:18

Mazie, one of the competitors at the Dog Olympics, to be held at Filby playing fields on June 17. Mazie is sponsored by the Imperial Hotel.

demand. ?Nobody else does anything like this in the area.? Paralympic swimmer and dog owner Jessica-Jane Applegate will officially open the games, complete with torch, at 9.45am on August 29....greyhound. ?It's a big, family day out.? Entries are now open and Bernadette said she was particularly keen to receive forms on behalf of three-legged dogs as she would like to run a Dog Paralympics...

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Volunteering initiative sees the spirit of the Olympics return to the county

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  Berkhamsted & Tring Gazette - 2015-05-09 12:57

The London 2012 Olympic torch 10:00 Saturday 09 May 2015 The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic volunteering spirit is back in Herts with the recent launch of Join In Hertfordshire.

The London 2012 Olympic torch 10:00 Saturday 09 May 2015 The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic volunteering spirit is back in Herts with the recent launch of Join In Hertfordshire. David

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Dominant wheelchair racer leads list of USOC monthly award winners

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  Insidethegames.biz - 2015-05-09 12:55

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) have announced three-time Paralympic champion

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) have announced three-time Paralympic champion. ...Tatyana.

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Disabled shooting athlete eyes 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympics

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  Sleaford Target - 2015-05-09 12:27

Comments (0) A disabled Sleaford shooting star has the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympics firmly in her sights. She has secured fourth place in the world just six years after taking up the sport.

Disabled shooting athlete eyes 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympics....Comments (0) A disabled Sleaford shooting star has the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympics firmly in her sights....Miss Woods' proud dad Ian, 68, believes his daughter has the ability to go for a medal in next years Paralympics...

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Tale of Verve a Preakness possibility

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  Howard County Times - 2015-05-09 10:46

Trainer Dallas Stewart and owner Charles Fipke 's decision on Tale of Verve's status for the 140th Preakness next Saturday at Pimlico Race Course likely will rest on their analysis of last Saturday's Kentucky Derby.

Paralympic track and field athlete Tatyana McFadden (Atholton) won a Team USA Best of April award, the United States Olympic Committee announced.

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Dragon, Diam 24 Grand Prix Guyader Douarnenez FRA Day 5

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  Sailing News.ch - 2015-05-09 10:44

Transition from the Dragons concluding the GP with two races to the Diam-24-trimarans, opening the series with two races as well.

Again a number of prominent names on the 22 Diam-24-trimarans, among others the Vendée-Globe winners François Gabart FRA and Vincent Riou FRA or the Paralympic Champion Damien Séguin FRA.

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Sarah sets sights on Rio

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  Sleaford Standard - 2015-05-09 09:54

Sarah Woods with the GB gold medal winning team at the IPC Shooting World Cup EMN-150505-093135001

It was an excellent event for the disabled athlete, who qualified for the individual final in third place and finished sixth overall....Now the 39-year old, who took up rifle shooting in 2009, has her sights firmly fixed on next year's Paralympic Games in...

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Great Manchester Run 2015: Route, Course Map, Times, Event Details

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  Bleacher Report UK - 2015-05-09 09:20

Manchester's city centre will be awash with runners on Sunday as the 13th annual staging of the city's Great Run takes place. Europe's biggest 10k running event will see  40,000 people taking part, creating a jubilant atmosphere in the city.

Paralympic legend David Weir will be competing in the wheelchair race, just two weeks on from missing out on a  record-breaking seventh London Marathon win after losing a sprint finish to  American Joshua George.

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