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Handikappidrott, Sverige (11 news)

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Handikappidrott, Sverige (11 news)

 

 

Andersson till Rio: Har varit målet sen London

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  Nerikes Allehanda - 2016-03-18 19:06

Bordtennisspelaren Emil Andersson är uttagen till Paralympics i Rio. - Det känns jättekul, säger han till Parapodden. För fyra år sedan i London blev det brons. Nu tar örebroaren sikte på nya medaljer.

Bordtennisspelaren Emil Andersson är uttagen till Paralympics i Rio. -

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Minnesord, Margot Andersson: "Tack för alla glada och fina minnen"

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  Allehanda.se - 2016-03-18 17:05

Läs senare 0 delningar Dela på twitter / Visa bildtextDölj Margot Andersson. Fotograf: Privat Vår kära Margot Andersson har lämnat oss.

Detta hindrade dock inte hennes lust att aktivera sig och det stora intresset blev handikappidrotten.

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Årets Göteborg Horse Shows stipendiater

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  Svenska Ridsportforbundet - 2016-03-18 14:53

Felicia Grimmenhag är en av årets stipendiater som tar emot sitt stipendium under Gothenburg Horse Show FOTO: Svenska Ridsportförbundet Årets Göteborg Horse Shows stipendiater Stiftelsen Göteborg Horse Show delar varje år ut stipendier

2017 är stora målet EM på hemmaplan i Göteborg och 2020 handlar det om Paralympics.

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Parasport - ny satsning i idrottsförening

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  SVT Nyheter Jönköping - 2016-03-18 14:22

IKHP i Huskvarna breddar nu verksamheten och ger större utrymme för idrott för funktionsnedsatta. På måndag hålls en informationskväll för intresserade och det blir startskottet för en ny satsning i föreningen IK Hakarpspojkarna.

Parasport - ny satsning i idrottsförening.... På måndag hålls en informationskväll för intresserade och det blir startskottet för en ny satsning i föreningen IK Hakarpspojkarna.Nu ska verksamheten breddas och en ny sektion för parasport bildas. -

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Så laddar Mats för att simma hela Dalälven - 50 mils simning väntar

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  Dalarnas Tidningar - 2016-03-18 13:56

De flesta associerar juli med sol och bad. För Mats Goldbergs del innebär det enbart bad. I juli ska han simma drygt 50 mil i Dalälven. - Största oron är kylan i vattnet, säger han.

Och paralympiern Anders Olsson har simmat Klarälven.

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Victor Sjöqvist klar för OS

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  SVT Nyheter Jönköping - 2016-03-18 13:36

Nu är det klart att 38-årige parapingisspelaren Victor Sjöqvist från Habo är uttagen till Paralympics i Rio de Janeiro i september. Det blir Victor Sjöqvists första OS. - Det känns lite galet faktiskt, säger han.

Nu är det klart att 38-årige parapingisspelaren Victor Sjöqvist från Habo är uttagen till Paralympics i Rio de Janeiro i september.

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Ett telefonsamtal han drömt om

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  Sala Allehanda - 2016-03-18 12:57

Skytte I går fick han telefonsamtalet som han drömt om. Martin Häll är uttagen till Paralympics i Brasilien. - Det är klart att det här känns stort, säger 22-åringen.

Martin Häll är uttagen till Paralympics i Brasilien. -... OS. Men Martin Häll från Huddungeby blir den första ortsbon att få vara med om Paralympics, funktionshindrades motsvarighet till olympiska spelen. -Det är klart att det känns stort.

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Nu i P4: OS-guldmedaljören hoppar av satsningen mot Rio

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  Sveriges Radio Norrbotten - 2016-03-18 09:43

Tennisspelaren Peter Wikström från Piteå som senast tog guld i dubbel i OS i tennis vid Paralympics i London har beslutat sig för att inte satsa mot OS i Rio i sommar, trots att tanken varit så.

Tennisspelaren Peter Wikström från Piteå som senast tog guld i dubbel i OS i tennis vid Paralympics i London har beslutat sig för att inte satsa mot OS i Rio i sommar, trots att tanken varit så.I går kom beskedet att Peter Wikström tackar

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Sveriges snabbaste rullstolssprinter tävlar på Larmtorget

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  24 Kalmar - 2016-03-18 09:41

Nyheter Niklas Almers ska tävla i Paralympics i Rio i sommar. Nu kan du utmana Sveriges snabbaste rullstolssprinter i ett lopp på Larmtorget. Ett rullstolsrace kommer köras på Larmtorget dagen innan Wings for Life.

Nyheter Niklas Almers ska tävla i Paralympics i Rio i sommar.... Niklas Almers ska tävla i Paralympics i Rio i sommar och ställer upp i loppet på Larmtorget.

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De ska tävla i Rio

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  SVT Nyheter Örebro - 2016-03-18 09:09

Två idrottare från länet har tagits ut för att representera Sverige vid Paralympics-tävlingarna i Rio 2016. Simmaren Mikael Fredriksson och bordtennisspelaren Emil Andersson kommer att ställa upp i tävlingarna.

De ska tävla i Rio. Två idrottare från länet har tagits ut för att representera Sverige vid Paralympics-tävlingarna i Rio 2016.... Simmaren Mikael Fredriksson och bordtennisspelaren Emil Andersson kommer att ställa upp i tävlingarna.Båda har deltagit tidigare, och BTK Safirspelaren Emil Andersson tog brons i Paralympics...

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Ludvig Nyrén uttagen till Rio

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  Nya Wermlands-Tidningen - 2016-03-18 09:00

18-årige Säfflesimmaren Ludvig Nyrén blev på torsdagen uttagen till Paralympics i Rio i sommar. - Äntligen! Så gött, utbrister Ludvig efter beskedet.

18-årige Säfflesimmaren Ludvig Nyrén blev på torsdagen uttagen till Paralympics i Rio i sommar. -... Äntligen! Så gött, utbrister Ludvig efter beskedet.Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté offentliggjorde på torsdagen sin tredje förhandsuttagning och presenterade då ytterligare 14 kandidater som ska tävla för Sverige i Paralympics...

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There’s still time for a ski vacation

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  Austin360 - 2016-03-19 08:32

You thought winter — as mild as it was — would last forever, but the trees have buds and the bushes are abloom. Still, it’s not too late to leap into a last-minute ski vacation. Clip this pocket list for some ski deals worth your parka’s weight in snow.

Chug up the Sea-to-Sky Highway, just north of Vancouver, to picture-perfect Whistler, home to the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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What's Happening March 19-20, 2016 Edition

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  WYOU - 2016-03-19 07:43

There are a number of events going on this weekend and in the days ahead!  Enjoy! Remember more events can also be found on the Calendar of Events or under our Community Link. March 19 and 20 ,2016 St. Patrick’s Parade!!

Tickets: $30 for adults and $15 for children and BU students. * Stephanie Jallen Comedy Show Fundraiser for 2018 Paralympics, April 16th St.

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The Genetics of Gaitedness

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  Equi-Ads - 2016-03-19 07:03

by Ben Sturgeon, Bsc, BVM&S, Cert EP, MRCVS In the summer of 2012 the British Equestrian team, Olympians and Paralympians, were showered with medals of all colour. Perhaps one of the most surprising was that of Charlotte Dujardin who changed her final dressage routine, mid test.

The Genetics of Gaitedness. by Ben Sturgeon, Bsc, BVM&S, Cert EP, MRCVS In the summer of 2012 the British Equestrian team, Olympians and Paralympians, were showered with medals of all colour.

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Bogus NPA official nabbed for Oscar swindle

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  MyZA - 2016-03-19 06:16

A 33-year-old man was arrested after he received cash in exchange for services which allegedly included having Paralympian Oscar Pistorius’ murder case destroyed. Full Article here: News Gauteng Category RSS Article source: http://mypta.co.

A 33-year-old man was arrested after he received cash in exchange for services which allegedly included having Paralympian Oscar Pistorius’ murder case destroyed.

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Trudeau Senate appointees include aboriginal judge, Paralympian, ex-NDP'er, journalist

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  UNDPI.org - 2016-03-19 05:45

Friday, 18 March 2016 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced today the appointment of seven new senators who will sit as independents to

Trudeau Senate appointees include aboriginal judge, Paralympian, ex-NDP'er, journalist.

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The year in review: Local News

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  EDGE Media Network - 2016-03-19 05:42

For Chicagoland LGBTs, 2008-if nothing else-proved that the community will rally around its own: Up in smoke: Illinois' statewide smoking ban took effect Jan. 1.

For Chicagoland LGBTs, 2008-if nothing else-proved that the community will rally around its own: Up in smoke: Illinois' statewide smoking ban took effect Jan. 1.People who worked at and/or managed some local LGBT nightspots reported that business was

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China's Xi orders clean Winter Games after corruption scandals

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  Big News Network - 2016-03-19 03:48

Reuters Saturday 19th March, 2016 A staff prepares documents on a desk before the inaugural ceremony of Beijing organizing committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic winter games at Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China December 15, 2015....

Reuters Saturday 19th March, 2016 A staff prepares documents on a desk before the inaugural ceremony of Beijing organizing committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic winter games at Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China December 15,

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Kiwi engineer behind Rio Olympics takes out top IPENZ Award

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  New Zealand News UK - 2016-03-19 03:43

19 Mar 2016 IPENZ Kiwi engineer behind Rio Olympics takes out top IPENZ Award

Beca's Martin Peat (30), won the IPENZ Young Engineer of the Year award in part for his work in crowd modelling ahead of the 2016 Rio de Janerio Olympics and Paralympics.

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Cooper’s great ocean swim

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  MyInforms - 2016-03-19 03:02

Cooper Berry The Murray Rose Malabar Magic Ocean Swim 2016 was held recently in Sydney, and local Byron Bay Club swimmer 11-year-old Cooper Berry

Rainbow Club patrons Olympians Daniel Kowalski and Paralympian Louise Sauvage were swimming on the day in support and raising….

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Local organization hopes to start Sled Hockey team in Billings

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  KTVQ.com - 2016-03-19 02:43

Sled Hockey is a challenging sport that can try the best of us, and it’s becoming a growing popularity across the country. Now one local organization is looking to bring that experience to the Magic City as a way to empower those with disability.

And who better to help bring that program to the Magic City, but non other than Bo Reichenbach.  The Paralympic Sled Hockey Gold Medalist has teamed up with Eagle Mount to make the program a reality. “With his expertise, a local name

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Seven New Senators Appointed by PM

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  Canadian Content - 2016-03-19 02:01

Trudeau's seven new senators are (clockwise, from left): Raymonde Gagné, Peter Harder, Frances Lankin, Ratna Omidvar, Chantal Petitclerc, André Pratte and Murray Sinclair.

Chantal is the holder of 21 medals won at Paralympic games -... She is a Campanion of the Order of Canada and the current Chef de Mission for Team Canada at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

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Freelance Nation Brings More Flexible Work Options to Intel

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  Intel - 2016-03-19 01:32

Freelance What? “The idea behind Freelance Nation had been bubbling up in the Talent Organization for a while,” says Kalani Ching, who helped launch the program in 2014.

She’s working hard to qualify for a spot on the 2016 US Paralympic Fencing Team.

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Paralympic runners with left-leg prostheses are at a disadvantage

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  Measurement Devices for Industry & Science - 2016-03-19 01:29

By Physics Today …read more Source:: http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/magazine/physicstoday/news/news-picks/paralympic-runners-with-left-leg-prostheses-are-at-a-disadvantage-a-news-pick-post?

Paralympic runners with left-leg prostheses are at a disadvantage.... By Physics Today …read more Source:: http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/magazine/physicstoday/news/news-picks/paralympic...

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Maclean’s on the Hill: The Budget, new Senators & Mulcair’s future

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  660 News - 2016-03-19 01:24

Each Week our Parliament Hill Reporter Cormac Mac Sweeney sits down with the Maclean’s Ottawa Bureau to interview some of the key political players over the last week in politics.

They include a judge, a Paralympian and a journalist.

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Bone broth, beetroot and banning TV: Ten next-generation fitness trends

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  Southland Times - 2016-03-19 00:15

If you see Darth Vader jogging past, it's probably somebody wearing an altitude mask. Back in high school, you were listening to 'that band's' first album before they even hit the radio because you've always been ahead of the masses.

BEETROOT JUICE I first read about the "steroid-like" effect of beetroot juice at the London Paralympics.

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Round-up: Hall fit, Blackman loan deal, Blues youngsters win, Pato latest, Groves fight

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  West London Sport - 2016-03-19 00:14

QPR defender Grant Hall has been passed fit after a foot injury. Hall, outstanding for Rangers this season, was expected to be out for a few more weeks but has responded well to treatment and is in contention to return for Saturday’s match at Preston.

Eastcote wheelchair tennis star Andy Lapthorne says his latest doubles victory will stand him in good stead for this year’s Rio Paralympics.

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VIDEO: Soft snow, sun, and a shout out to Danelle Umstead on Vail Mountain

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  Vail Daily - 2016-03-18 23:53

On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute.

On a snowy, sunny Friday, Vail Daily On the Hill host John LaConte rides through the soft snow alongside the Highline lift on Vail Mountain, giving a shoutout to blind Paralympian Danelle Umstead while negotiating the tight trees.

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Political panel, March 18: New senators and an upcoming budget

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  CBC - 2016-03-18 23:47

Julie Van Dusen and Susan Delacourt give us their take on the week's big stories on the Hill -- namely, an upcoming budget and the appointment of seven new senators.

truck driver whose wheel crashed into car, killing man Immunization checks complete for 150,000 Ottawa students Trudeau Senate appointees include aboriginal judge, Paralympian, ex-NDP'er, journalist read comments C'mon ref!

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Algeria and Japan prevail at Fazza IPC Athletics Grand Prix

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  The Gulf Today - 2016-03-18 23:42

Dubai: Algeria, Great Britain, Japan and Iran were among the major winners on day one of the Fazza IPC Athletics Grand Prix - Dubai 2016 at the Dubai Police Club Stadium.

It is also organized and supervised by the Dubai Club for the Disabled (DCD) with the support of their strategic partners the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the General Authority for Youth

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Blind triathlete misses 1st Paralympic try

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  San Diego Union Tribune - 2016-03-18 23:28

Athlete, guide who trained in Carlsbad will have another shot in June CARLSBAD — On Sunday, blind triathlete Amy Dixon and her guide, Susanne Davis of Carlsbad, won a silver medal at the American paratriathlon championship in Florida.

Blind triathlete misses 1st Paralympic try....achievement for the Connecticut-based Dixon, who took up the sport just three years ago, but not enough to qualify her for an automatic slot on Team USA for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in...

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Blind triathlete misses 1st Paralympic try

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  MyInforms - 2016-03-18 23:25

HOLLYWOOD — The Catalina Bar & Grill, 6725 Sunset Blvd., will present singer Alexis Gershwin at 8:30 p.m. March 22. Gershwin is the niece of iconic American composer and lyricist George and Ira Gershwin.

Blind triathlete misses 1st Paralympic try.

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New Zealand para-cyclists Emma Foy and Laura Fairweather make it three straight

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  Taranaki Daily News - 2016-03-18 23:12

Emma Foy and Laura Thompson with head coach Jono Hailstone at the para-cycling track world championships.

          "For Emma and Laura to retain their world title with a comfortable buffer is testament to their resilience and strong work ethic, and is a great confidence-booster six months out from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games," added Hailstone.

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Pushing science and education

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  CBC - 2016-03-18 22:52

Updated Rob Ford's cancer not responding to latest chemo treatment, staffer says Internet Black Widow release prompts high-risk offender

Rise and fall of a political star Trudeau Senate appointees include aboriginal judge, Paralympian, ex-NDP'er, journalist.

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Evening Brief: Friday, March 18, 2016

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  IPolitics - 2016-03-18 22:40

Tonight’s Evening Brief is brought to you by Rivermead Golf Club.

Among them: Justice Murray Sinclair, who led the Truth and Reconciliation commission, Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc and Peter Harder, the long-time senior public servant who led the Liberal transition team after the Oct.

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Justin Trudeau recommends seven 'independent' senators

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  DailyMe.Com - 2016-03-18 22:08

Image copyright Reuters Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has named seven new senators to the country's scandal-hit upper chamber. The Liberal prime minister wants the unelected Senate to be a non-partisan body for vetting legislation.

The Liberal prime minister wants the unelected Senate to be a non-partisan body for vetting legislation.A Paralympics champion and the head of the commission on reconciliation with indigenous communities are among the nominees.They are the first

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Trudeau Senate appointees include aboriginal judge, Paralympian, ex-NDP'er, journalist

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  NewsReality.com - 2016-03-18 22:03

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appointed 7 new senators today who will sit as independents. His pick for senators include Manitoba's first aboriginal judge, a Paralympic gold medallist, and a former provincial NDP cabinet minister.

Trudeau Senate appointees include aboriginal judge, Paralympian, ex-NDP'er, journalist.... His pick for senators include Manitoba's first aboriginal judge, a Paralympic gold medallist, and a former provincial NDP cabinet minister.

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Q & A: The Journal Star sits down with IHSA executive director Craig Anderson

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  PJStar.com - 2016-03-18 21:57

?? PEORIA -- Friday marked two months on the job for new Illinois High School Association executive director Craig Anderson. On Jan.

Q: Marty Hickman assumed a much more activist role than his predecessors in IHSA issues -- notably pushing against majorities and traditions in enrollment classification, but also in areas such as access for disabled athletes, athlete safety, etc.

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Paralympic track sprinters are slowed by curves

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  NewsReality.com - 2016-03-18 21:50

When rounding curves, Paralympic sprinters wearing left-leg prostheses are slowed more than athletes with right-leg amputations -- a disadvantage that could cost them dearly in official competition.

Paralympic track sprinters are slowed by curves.... When rounding curves, Paralympic sprinters wearing left-leg prostheses are slowed more than athletes with right-leg amputations -- a disadvantage that could cost them dearly in official competition.

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Girls Sports Month: Paralympian Melissa Stockwell on overcoming obstacles, the power of positive thinking |

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  DailyMe.Com - 2016-03-18 21:45

U.S. Paralympian Melissa Stockwell (Photo: Contributed) When looking for a positive role model, it’s hard to top Melissa Stockwell[1].

Girls Sports Month: Paralympian Melissa Stockwell on overcoming obstacles, the power of positive thinking |.... U.S. Paralympian Melissa Stockwell (Photo:...Paralympic sport, first as a swimmer at the 2008 Paralympics in Beijing and later as a gold...

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Giglia wins second gold at Worlds

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  BBC - 2016-03-18 21:33

Giglia was left paralysed down her right-hand side by the stroke Britain's Megan Giglia won her second title at the UCI Para-cycling World Championships with a record-breaking ride in the C3 500m time trial.

On Thursday she won the C3 3km pursuit, also in a world-record time, to boost her chance of Rio Paralympic selection.

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Clipper Race Teams Up With British Embassy to discuss Gender Equality In China

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  BYM News - 2016-03-18 21:29

The Clipper Race teamed up with the British Embassy Beijing today to host a very special panel discussion in Qingdao about gender equality, in support of the UK’s month long International Women’s Day campaign in China, Be Y?urself.

Panellists included GREAT Britain crew member and Team GB Paralympic gold medallist Charlotte Evans, GREAT Britain Skipper Peter Thornton MBE, Ms.... You can get involved in any part of the boat life you like as long as you show effort and a willingness to learn. “After I finished the Paralympics...

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In brief: Apria gives enterals another shot, HME providers make their case to SBA

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  HME News - 2016-03-18 21:12

Follow Us: LAKE FOREST, Calif. – Apria Healthcare has stepped back into the home enterals market with the launch of Refresh, its new support program.

"We want people to be inspired and know that they truly can do anything they put their mind to."Viewers experience a 360-degree view as Paralympian Paul Schulte rides on his Invacare Top End Force RX Handcycle in Clearwater Beach, Fla.

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Thai shooter wins maiden title in front of home crowd as Bangkok IPC Shooting World Cup concludes

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  Insidethegames.biz - 2016-03-18 20:55

Thailand's Anusorn Chaichamnan delighted his home crowd by earning the first the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Cup win over his career on the final day of action in Bangkok.

Thailand's Anusorn Chaichamnan delighted his home crowd by earning the first the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Cup win over his career on the final day of action in Bangkok.The local shooter was only competing in his second

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Disabled sport: Algeria with 25 athletes at International Athletics Meeting of Tunis

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  Algérie Presse Service - 2016-03-18 20:23

ALGIERS- The Algerian disabled athletics will be present with the selection “B” and 25 athletes in the tradition International Meeting of Tunis, to

ALGIERS- The Algerian disabled athletics will be present with the selection “B” and 25 athletes in the tradition International Meeting of Tunis, to. ...take place at Rades Stadium from 24 to 26 March, said Friday the Algerian Federation for Disabled

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3 Forget regrets, as Laura starts new life

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  New Zealand Herald - 2016-03-18 20:17

Last month, a mountain biking crash in the Whakarewarewa forest left a paraplegic. Today, she begins a weekly column, sharing her journey as she learns to embrace her new reality. HI, I'M LAURA and I love mountain biking.

This is a world I knew absolutely nothing about, apart from seeing a few people roll about in wheelchairs, avoiding the disabled parking (now there are perks of being a paraplegic) and watching a bit of the Paralympics every four years.

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Spring Celebration to honor 5 people

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  Fairfield Daily Ledger - 2016-03-18 19:52

Five people will be honored during the 42nd annual Spring Celebration set for 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment Auditorium.

Paralympic archery team and holds the world record for the longest accurate shot in archery; Karen DeAngelis, teacher and director of Maharishi School sustainable living program, who also is the garden manager and co-founder of the All Things

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Quebec Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc among those named to senate

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  Canada Standard - 2016-03-18 19:28

Featured Story Report: Morgan Stanley advising Ottawa on possible Bombardier aid The government of Ottawa is bringing in outside help to help it determine if it should invest up to $1 billion in Bombardier Inc.'s C Series passenger jet program.

Quebec Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc among those named to senate.

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Family of former Sunderland Goalkeeper open new facility for Disabled Children

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  North East Connected - 2016-03-18 19:24

The family of a former Sunderland football player who inspired an appeal to improve facilities for disabled children has opened a new hydrotherapy pool in North Tyneside.

Tim’s wife Gina, daughter Sasha and son Jensen, a pupil at the school, were joined by Sunderland 1953 FA Cup winner Jimmy Montgomery and Paralympic swimming champion Josef Craig to officially open the Percy Hedley Hydrotherapy Pool.

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Final gymnastics places at Rio 2016 Olympic Games to be decided at test event

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  Noodls - 2016-03-18 19:15

Comitê Organizador dos Jogos [...

Rio2016.com is not an absolute authority on qualification for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, which is an ongoing process.... Final places will only be confirmed in July 2016 (for the Olympic Games) and August 2016 (for the Paralympic Games).

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Critics take aim at Senate new senate appointments, say process too secretive

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  IPolitics - 2016-03-18 19:13

Two Conservative MPs are taking issue with the Prime Minister’s new senate appointments, saying the new selection process was too secretive.

Friday morning the Prime Minister announced in a statement he will recommend seven new appointments to the Red Chamber, including Truth and Reconciliation commission Justice Murray Sinclair, Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc, former Ontario NDP Cabinet

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Kenyans finish one-two on opening day of IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai

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  Inside The Games - 2016-03-18 19:10

Michael Pavitt Thursday, 17 March 2016 Kenya's world record holder Samuel Muchai Kimani claimed T11 1500 metres gold on the opening day of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai.

Michael Pavitt Thursday, 17 March 2016 Kenya's world record holder Samuel Muchai Kimani claimed T11 1500 metres gold on the opening day of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai.Kimani crossed the line in a time

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Ireland legend recalls Manchester derbies

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  SportsNews Ireland - 2016-03-18 19:02

Home / Soccer / Soccer: Irish Interest / Ireland legend recalls Manchester derbies By SportsNewsIRELAND Staff Updated: March 18, 2016 It’s a

Olympics2016 OCS Ireland continue sponsorship of Irish Paralympic Team There were big celebrations at OCS Group Ireland headquarters in Dublin on...

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PRIME MINISTER MAKES 7 SENATE APPOINTMENTS

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  Classical 96.3FM - 2016-03-18 18:59

There are seven fewer vacancies in Canada’s upper chamber.

There are seven fewer vacancies in Canada’s upper chamber.Named to the Senate are: — Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc –Justice Murray Sinclair, who led the Truth and Reconciliation commission –Peter Harder, the long-time civil servant who

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Gold Coast 2018 sign Centium Software to manage accommodation at Commonwealth Games

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  Insidethegames.biz - 2016-03-18 18:52

A Queensland company that specialises in the provision of software solutions for major world events will be the Official Accommodation and Transfers Software Supplier for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, it was announced today.

points of entry. The firm, which develops technology to streamline and help improve hospitality management, also worked on the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in London and last year's Pan American Games in Toronto.  The firm will provide an...

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Paralympics Committee Intensifies Resource Mobilisation for Rio Qualifiers

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  AllAfrica.com - 2016-03-18 18:32

With the Paralympics Games just six months to go in Rio, The Gambia National Paralympics Committee is working very hard to get its athletes ready for the classification and qualifications either in Tunisia, Italy, Morocco or France.

Paralympics Committee Intensifies Resource Mobilisation for Rio Qualifiers.... With the Paralympics Games just six months to go in Rio, The Gambia National Paralympics Committee is working very hard to get its athletes ready for the classification and...

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Pregnant Canadians should avoid Rio Olympics over Zika threat, health agency warns

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  IPolitics - 2016-03-18 18:22

The Public Health Agency of Canada is warning pregnant women and those planning to soon be pregnant against going to the Olympic and Paralympic games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in August and September.

The Public Health Agency of Canada is warning pregnant women and those planning to soon be pregnant against going to the Olympic and Paralympic games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in August and September.In a new travel notice, the agency is warning

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Brazil pulled off the World Cup. But an even higher hurdle looms: the 2016 Olympics.

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  Washington Post - 2016-03-18 18:14

By , RIO DE JANEIRO — Against the odds, Brazil pulled off a successful World Cup . Stadiums were ready, if only just. Huge protests failed to materialize. Airports functioned, and the hospitality of the Brazilian people enchanted foreigners.

This is a significantly more complicated event: over 10,500 athletes from 200 nations competing in 28 sports, all in one city — followed days later by the Paralympic Games.

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World of Sport: My best of British sportsmen

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  Peterborough Today - 2016-03-18 18:08

Ronnie O'Sullivan is a sporting genius. Alan Swann

David Weir: Phenomenal medal-winning Paralympian who is an inspiration to all sportsmen, disbled and able-bodied.

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Prince Harry opens up about Princess Diana

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  Tribute.ca - 2016-03-18 17:53

Almost 20 years after Princess Diana’s tragic death, her son, Prince Harry, is finally opening up about his late mother.

various philanthropic endeavors, including his role as patron of the Invictus Games, a Paralympic-style, multi-sport event featuring wounded, injured or sick armed services personnel, which will be held in Orlando, Florida in May. “Weirdly, my

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Prince Harry Opens Up About Fatherhood and Princess Diana's Legacy

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  Harper's Bazaar US - 2016-03-18 17:46

In an exclusive interview with Good Morning America today, Prince Harry opened up to Robin Roberts about his late mother Princess Diana, charity work and his desire to have kids one day.

second Invictus Games, a paralympic sporting event, and discussed how he hopes to follow in his mother's footsteps by continuing her humanitarian legacy.  -

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Jeremy Hunt in attendance at third Waverley Para Games

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  MyInforms - 2016-03-18 17:13

The third Waverley Para Games took place today (March 18). Over 100 schoolchildren from Surrey aged between 11 and 14 descended on the Charterhouse Club to take part.

Paralympian Rachel Morris and Rio-hopeful Erin Orford were also in attendance to inspire the young people.... The event was first held in 2014 as part of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic legacy.... Also in attendance was Rachel Morris, a multi-medal winning Paralympian...

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Ten years on from Paul Crake's life-changing Tour of Southland moment

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  Southland Times - 2016-03-18 17:05

Australian cyclist Paul Crake competing in the Tour of Southland cycle race soon before a crash left him paralysed. Almost 10 years ago, on a stretch of road from Lumsden to Te Anau in northern Southland, a strong wind gust changed Paul Crake's life.

Whether it is children, got a business or chasing that Paralympic dream, they will be dealing with their situation a lot better.

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Inspirational Josh on the hunt for sponsors for his powerchair football

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  Daily Record - 2016-03-18 17:05

...team.
Lynn McKenna The 16-year-old, from Wishawhill, wasn't able to get fully involved in the sports teams at his school because of his condition but was delighted when he was approached about getting involved in powerchair football last year.

It is a sport recognised by the International Paralympics Committee but has yet to be represented at the Paralympics.

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5 key points: what does the Budget mean for the great outdoors?

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  The British Mountaineering Council - 2016-03-18 17:04

What did this year's Budget do for the great outdoors? From plans for tunnels under the Peak to a possible relaxation in housing planning; there's a host of changes in this year's Budget with potential ramifications for the outdoors.

Policy manager, Leigh Thompson blogged : “Given the success of the London 2012 Paralympics and the expectation surrounding the forthcoming Rio 2016 Paralympics, this represents a positive commitment to helping young people with limb impairment to

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The Canadian Paralympic Committee congratulates Chantal Petitclerc on Senate appointment

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  Sys-Con Italia - 2016-03-18 17:03

/CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee congratulates Chantal Petitclerc , Chef de Mission for Team Canada at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, on her appointment to the Canadian Senate.

The Canadian Paralympic Committee congratulates Chantal Petitclerc on Senate appointment. /CNW/ -... The Canadian Paralympic Committee congratulates Chantal Petitclerc , Chef de Mission for Team Canada at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, on her appointment to the Canadian Senate."On behalf of the Paralympic...

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Rye prof recommended new senator by Liberal government

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  Ryerson University Eyeopener - 2016-03-18 16:31

By Nicole Schmidt  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced today that he will recommend the appointment of seven new Senators to the Governor General.

said in a release. Chantal Petitclerc, a 14-time Paralympic gold medallist, and Murray Sinclair, a jurist who led the Truth and Reconciliation Commission into residential schools, were also recommended.

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Friday's Daily Deal round-up: Cycling, swimming, running and more

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  SportsPro Media - 2016-03-18 16:23

our round-up of the day's sporting deals. Cycling: British Cycling has announced car dealership chain Motorpoint as the title sponsor for the 2016 Spring Cup and Grand Prix Series.

Swimming: British Paralympian Charlotte Henshaw has signed a two-year sponsorship agreement with swimwear provider Arena.Adam Nelson.

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Nike cancels launch of new Brazil jersey due to protests

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  Solonews.net - 2016-03-18 16:00

Protesters hold a street demonstration in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday calling for the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff [Photo/bloomberg.

In Brazil's case this was particularly hazardous as non-compliance would involve the revoking of accreditation for the laboratory in Rio de Janeiro , where testing is due to take place during the Olympics and Paralympics.

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Xi calls for new ideas to ensure "extraordinary" 2022 Games

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  Namibia Press Agency - 2016-03-18 15:56

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. BEIJING, March 18 (Xinhua) -- President Xi Jinping on Friday urged new ideas to be implemented to ensure the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games "fantastic, extraordinary and excellent".

President Xi Jinping on Friday urged new ideas to be implemented to ensure the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games "fantastic, extraordinary and excellent".After he listened to reporting by top organizers of the Winter Olympics and Paralympics,

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Russian Paralympic Committee "cannot guarantee" no athletes will test positive for meldonium

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  Insidethegames.biz - 2016-03-18 15:54

Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) officals are bracing themselves for some of their biggest athletes failing doping tests for meldonium as the deluge of positive test results shows no sign of slowing.

Russian Paralympic Committee "cannot guarantee" no athletes will test positive for meldonium.... Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) officals are bracing themselves for some of their biggest athletes failing doping tests for meldonium as the deluge of...

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Bogus NPA official in dock for Oscar swindle

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  Metro Tell.co.za - 2016-03-18 15:31

A 33-year-old man was arrested after he received cash in exchange for services which allegedly included to have Paralympian Oscar Pistorius’ murder case destroyed....

A 33-year-old man was arrested after he received cash in exchange for services which allegedly included to have Paralympian Oscar Pistorius’ murder case destroyed....

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The wheelchair inspired by Formula One: £7,500 Carbon Black is super

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  Daily Mail - 2016-03-18 15:26

...light, fast and comes with 'headlights' to boost visibility.
Carbon Black wheelchair is made of carbon fibre and weighs just 5.5kg

Disability campaigner and model Sophie Morgan, who is going to be a Channel Four commentator for the 2016 Paralympics, is also an ambassador for the wheelchairs.

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Chinese president speaks after hearing report on preparations of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

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  One News Page United Kingdom - 2016-03-18 15:23

Chinese President Xi Jinping (5th L) speaks after hearing a report on the preparations of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games and Paralympic Games

Chinese President Xi Jinping (5th L) speaks after hearing a report on the preparations of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. ...in Beijing, capital of China, March 18, 2.

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TRC judge, Paralympian, journalist and politician among new Senate appointees

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  Kelowna Daily Courier - 2016-03-18 15:13

OTTAWA - The prime minister has chosen seven new senators to fill vacancies in Manitoba, Quebec and Ontario.

TRC judge, Paralympian, journalist and politician among new Senate appointees.... OTTAWA - The prime minister has chosen seven new senators to fill vacancies in Manitoba, Quebec and Ontario.The roster includes Justice Murray Sinclair, who led the Truth and Reconciliation commission, Paralympian...

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RAF Halton corporal assists in International Paralympic World Cup Ski Finals

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  Wendover News - 2016-03-18 15:09

Cpl Smith guiding Kelly Gallagher RAF Halton Corporal Gary Smith, TG4 ICT Tech, has spent the last four weeks training and racing as a guide with visually impaired Paralympic gold medallist Kelly Gallagher in Aspen, Colorado.

RAF Halton corporal assists in International Paralympic World Cup Ski Finals.... Cpl Smith guiding Kelly Gallagher RAF Halton Corporal Gary Smith, TG4 ICT Tech, has spent the last four weeks training and racing as a guide with visually impaired Paralympic...

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A bicycle made for two

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  Irish World News - 2016-03-18 15:08

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn The image is of a multitasking uber mum keeping all the plates spinning.

George Dunlevy to a Paralympic medal in Rio.... There’s no forgiveness with kids.” It’s not a job people grow up dreaming about but with the growing interest in Paralympic sport and its move towards television, it has earned its stripes in a crowded...

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TRC judge among new Senate appointees

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  MyInforms - 2016-03-18 15:04

The judge who headed the Truth and Reconcilliation commission is one of the first Senate appointments from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Justice Murray Sinclair will be joined in the Red Chamber by Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc, long time civil servant Peter Harder, former president of Manitoba’s Université de Saint-Boniface Raymonde Gagné, former Ontario NDP cabinet minister

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This summer: Devon Rotary Youth Games to return

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  MyInforms - 2016-03-18 15:03

AS THE countdown to Rio 2016 gathers momentum, Devon’s own answer to the Olympic and Paralympic Games is settling into its starting blocks in a stronger position than ever.

AS THE countdown to Rio 2016 gathers momentum, Devon’s own answer to the Olympic and Paralympic Games is settling into its starting blocks in a stronger position than ever.There’s a sponsorship extension, new venue and new board of trustees for

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China-Xi/Olympic Winter Games

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  News Content - 2016-03-18 15:01

Chinese President Xi Jinping emphasized on Friday that the 2022 Beijing Olympic Winter Games and Winter Paralympic Games should be green, open, and clean when hearing the work reports in Beijing.

Chinese President Xi Jinping emphasized on Friday that the 2022 Beijing Olympic Winter Games and Winter Paralympic Games should be green, open, and clean when hearing the work reports in Beijing.The three major complexes for the 2022 Games will be

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Ellen Minzner Scouting Paralympic Talent at National Invitational Rowing Championships

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  USRowing - 2016-03-18 15:01

Inclusion events will once again be included this year in the National Invitational Rowing Championship May 8, on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass. WORCESTER, Mass.

Ellen Minzner Scouting Paralympic Talent at National Invitational Rowing Championships....the U.S. leg, trunk and arms four with coxswain. “This will increase awareness of opportunities for high school and collegiate athletes that will have significant long-term impact on our sport and on our future Paralympic...

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Trudeau Appoints Seven New Senators

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  640 Toronto - 2016-03-18 15:00

It appears changes are coming to the Senate. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday the names of seven people he will recommend for the Senate.

government and Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc.... RT Paralympian, politicians, writer, judge among seven new senators https://t.co/Ag8e887LEV — Chantal Petitclerc (@CPetitclerc) March 18, 2016 The Senators would fill two vacancies in Manitoba, three in...

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NPA imposter arrested for allegedly offering to squash Oscar's murder charge

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  Algoa FM - 2016-03-18 14:52

A 33-year-old man, who pretended to be a National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) official, was arrested on Friday after he received cash in exchange for services which allegedly included to have Paralympian Oscar Pistorius’ murder case destroyed.

A 33-year-old man, who pretended to be a National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) official, was arrested on Friday after he received cash in exchange for services which allegedly included to have Paralympian Oscar Pistorius’ murder case destroyed.The

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TRC judge, Paralympian, journalist and politician among new Senate appointees

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  CJAD 800 - 2016-03-18 14:41

The Canadian Press Chantal Petitclerc, winner of five gold medals at the 2008 Paralympics in Beijing, is shown showing her medals as she arrives at Trudeau airport in Montreal Friday, Sept. 19, 2008. Petitclerc has been named as a new senator.

TRC judge, Paralympian, journalist and politician among new Senate appointees.... The Canadian Press Chantal Petitclerc, winner of five gold medals at the 2008 Paralympics in Beijing, is shown showing her medals as she arrives at Trudeau airport in...

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NewsAlert: TRC judge, Paralympian, journalist and politicians among new Senate appointees

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  NorthIslandGazette.com - 2016-03-18 14:40

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Blog: Charity events should not suffer from inducement clampdown

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  Citywire - 2016-03-18 14:37

The inducement culture has changed since the retail distribution review (RDR). Over the past six months the gifts and entertainment landscape has become virtually unrecognisable from the pre-RDR era.

Sledgehammer approach Before Christmas last year we approached a charity through a long-term investment management partner to see whether it could help us fill a gap in funding training for a paralympian athlete, Piers Gilliver (picture above) who

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Justin Trudeau's Senate Appointments Include Murray Sinclair, Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc

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  MyInforms - 2016-03-18 14:34

OTTAWA — The prime minister has appointed seven new senators to fill vacancies in Manitoba, Quebec and Ontario.

Justin Trudeau's Senate Appointments Include Murray Sinclair, Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc.... OTTAWA — The prime minister has appointed seven new senators to fill vacancies in Manitoba, Quebec and Ontario.The roster includes Justice Murray Sinclair, who led the Truth and Reconciliation commission, Paralympian...

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Paralympian to coach North Wales swimming club

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  Denbigshire Free Press - 2016-03-18 14:32

Published date: 18 March 2016 | Published by: Staff reporter

Paralympian to coach North Wales swimming club.

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Fake prosecutor asks Oscar Pistorius for a bribe

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  Metro Tell.co.za - 2016-03-18 14:31

A man who masqueraded as an official from the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and demanded R250‚000 from former Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius to quash his murder conviction‚ has been arrested by the Hawks....

A man who masqueraded as an official from the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and demanded R250‚000 from former Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius to quash his murder conviction‚ has been arrested by the Hawks....

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NewsAlert: Seven new senators appointed by Trudeau

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  MusokaRegion.com - 2016-03-18 14:23

NewsAlert: TRC judge, Paralympian, journalist and politicians among new Senate

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Chantal Peticlerc, André Pratte among those named to senate

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  MyInforms - 2016-03-18 14:19

Chantal Petitclerc, a world-record-holding wheelchair racer from Saint-Marc-des-Carrières, Que., and André Pratte, former editor-in-chief of La Presse, are among those named to the Senate.

Chantal Petitclerc, a world-record-holding wheelchair racer from Saint-Marc-des-Carrières, Que., and André Pratte, former editor-in-chief of La Presse, are among those named to the Senate.Petitclerc, a 14-time Paralympic gold

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Illegal harvesting and habitat loss are devastating the world's cactus populations

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  MyInforms - 2016-03-18 14:19

The prime minister has appointed seven new senators to fill vacancies in Manitoba, Quebec and Ontario.

The prime minister has appointed seven new senators to fill vacancies in Manitoba, Quebec and Ontario.The roster includes Justice Murray Sinclair, who led the Truth and Reconciliation commission, Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc and the long-time

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14-time Paralympic gold medallist Chantal Peticlerc among 7 new Liberal-appointed Senators

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  NewsReality.com - 2016-03-18 14:19

A Paralympic gold medallist and an esteemed jurist who led the Truth and Reconciliation Commission into residential schools have been appointed to the Senate.

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Health24.com | Paralysed gymnast defies odds and aims for Rio

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  MyInforms - 2016-03-18 14:16

Former Western Province gymnast Brandon Beack had a bad dismount at gymnastics training in 2012 and fell on his head and back. He was left paralysed from the chest down.

He was left paralysed from the chest down.Through sheer hard work he is readying himself for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, Brazil....Town. The virtually inseparable father-son team has spent countless hours getting Brandon ready for the first major test in his bid for international sports stardom the South African qualifiers for the 2016 Paralympic...

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Liberal government expected to name new senators as early as today – CBC.ca

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  News Informer.info - 2016-03-18 14:12

CBC.caLiberal government expected to name new senators as early as todayCBC.caThe Liberal government is expected to name at least five new senators as early as today. There are currently 24 vacancies in the Senate.

There are currently 24 vacancies in the Senate.Fourteen-time Paralympic gold medallist and world-record-holding wheelchair racer Chantal Petitclerc, who is being …Trudeau set to appoint seven new senatorsThe Globe and MailTrudeau will name

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Justin Trudeau names seven new senators

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  Toronto Star Online - 2016-03-18 14:08

Peter Harder has been selected as the government’s representative in the Senate. Among the other choices were Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc and Justice Murray Sinclair.

Among the other choices were Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc and Justice Murray Sinclair.Share via Email Print Trudeau's seven new senators are (clockwise, from left):... Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc and André Pratte, a longtime journalist, will...

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Trudeau appoints TRC Chair Sinclair to the Senate

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  Aboriginal People's TV Network - 2016-03-18 14:06

APTN National News Murray Sinclair, the chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, has been appointed to the Senate by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Trudeau announced seven appointments to the Senate Friday, Sinclair among them.

University’s executive director of the Global Diversity Exchange, Frances Lankin, a former Ontario NDP minister, Raymondé Gagne, a former president of Manitoba’s Universite de Saint-Boniface and Chantal Petitclerc, a Paralympic wheelchair racing

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2016 ITU World Paratriathlon season kicks off in South Africa

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  Triathlonbusiness.com - 2016-03-18 14:05

The 2016 ITU World Paratriathlon Event (WPE) season officially kicks off this weekend with the 2016 Buffalo City ITU World Paratriathlon Event in South Africa.

Paralympic Games this summer.... Paratriathlon will officially make its Paralympic debut with the women’s PT2, PT4 and PT5 sport classes, while men from PT1, PT2 and PT4 will be represented at Rio 2016.... With Continental Championships still looming for the European and Asian athletes, it is further important those athletes clench crucial Paralympic...

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NewsAlert: TRC judge, Paralympian, journalist and politicians among new Senate appointees

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  580 CFRA - 2016-03-18 14:03

, EDT. OTTAWA - The prime minister has appointed seven new senators to fill vacancies in Manitoba, Quebec and Ontario.

NewsAlert: TRC judge, Paralympian, journalist and politicians among new Senate appointees. , EDT.... OTTAWA - The prime minister has appointed seven new senators to fill vacancies in Manitoba, Quebec and Ontario.The roster includes Justice Murray Sinclair, who led the Truth and Reconciliation commission, Paralympian...

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Chinese president speaks after hearing report on preparations of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

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  People.com.cn - 2016-03-18 13:59

-- Chinese President Xi Jinping (5th L) speaks after hearing a report on the preparations of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in Beijing, capital of China, March 18, 2016.

Chinese President Xi Jinping (5th L) speaks after hearing a report on the preparations of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in Beijing, capital of China, March 18, 2016.(Xinhua/Lan Hongguang) (For the latest China news,

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VIDEO: Invacare Debuts Virtual Reality Mobility Videos

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  Home Health Products - 2016-03-18 13:58

Viewers can watch 360-degree videos of handcycling athletes, or take power mobility tours of Cleveland attractions.

Viewers can sit in the driver's seat for of Team Invacare Athlete and Paralympian Paul Schulte riding an Invacare Top End Force RX Handcycle with fellow riders in Clearwater Beach, Florida.

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'I can't wait for the day': Prince Harry opens up about fatherhood, says

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  Daily Mail - 2016-03-18 13:48

...he adores children and brags 'I'm very good at hugs' .
Prince Harry sat down for an interview with Robin Roberts, which aired on Good Morning America on Friday

Prince Harry spoke with Robin Roberts to promote the Invictus Games, a Paralympic-style games for injured war veterans which the prince will attend in Orlando, Florida this May.

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Trudeau appointing seven new senators

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  CTV News - 2016-03-18 13:43

The Liberals are recommending the names of seven new senators to fill some of the current vacancies in the upper house -- the first appointees to the upper chamber in three years.

The Liberals are recommending the names of seven new senators to fill some of the current vacancies in the upper house -- the first appointees to the upper chamber in three years.One of the appointees is 14-time Paralympic gold medallist wheelchair

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Le premier ministre annonce son intention de recommander la nomination de sept nouveaux sénateurs

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  MarketWired - 2016-03-18 13:41

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - 18 mars 2016) - Cabinet du Premier ministre Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a annoncé aujourd'hui qu'il recommandera la nomination de sept nouveaux sénateurs au gouverneur général.

Ses médailles d'or aux Jeux paralympiques, olympiques, et du Commonwealth, les nombreux prix et marques de reconnaissance dont elle a fait l'objet, ainsi que sa nomination à titre de chef de mission de l'équipe canadienne pour les Jeux

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Health24.com | Paralysed gymnast defies odds and heads for Rio

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  Metro Tell.co.za - 2016-03-18 13:36

Former Western Province gymnast Brandon Beack had a bad dismount at gymnastics training in 2012 and fell on his head and back. He was left paralysed from the chest down.

He was left paralysed from the chest down.Through sheer hard work he is readying himself for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, Brazil....

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Prime Minister Announces Intention to Recommend the Appointment of Seven New Senators

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  4 Traders - 2016-03-18 13:35

- Prime Minister's Office The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that he will recommend the appointment of seven new Senators to the Governor General.

Her gold medals from the Paralympic, Olympic, and Commonwealth games, the numerous awards and recognition she has received, and her appointment as Chef de Mission for the Canadian team at the Rio Paralympic Games all bear witness to this triumph.

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Seven senators to be named on Friday

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  CTV News - 2016-03-18 13:27

Sources say Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to name seven people, including two Quebecers, to the senate on Friday. The two names most recognizable to Quebecers are Chantal Petitclerc and André Pratte.

The two names most recognizable to Quebecers are Chantal Petitclerc and André Pratte.Petitclerc is a champion athlete who has won five gold medals at the Paralympic games, and holds world records in wheelchair racing.

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Trudeau expected to announce new senators Friday: report

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  Global News Canada - 2016-03-18 13:19

; Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to announce the names of new senators Friday, according to reports.

Paralympic gold medallist Chantal Petitclerc is also expected to be among the new senators to be announced Friday.

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TESCO : supports Help for Heroes with fundraising Easter egg

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  4 Traders - 2016-03-18 13:18

At Help for Heroes we believe our supporters are the best out there and incredibly lucky for the continuous backing of our brave Servicemen, women and Veterans.

beneficiaries competing at the Invictus Games and Paralympic Games.

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Right-leg prostheses give sprint para-athletes an edge on bends

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  New Scientist - 2016-03-18 13:13

A step ahead Michael Steele/Getty Paralympic sprinters with left-leg prostheses should cross their fingers for an outside lane in the 200- and 400-metre races in Rio this August.

A step ahead Michael Steele/Getty Paralympic sprinters with left-leg prostheses should cross their fingers for an outside lane in the 200- and 400-metre races in Rio this August.That’s because the maximum running speed of para-athletes with single

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Pressure group unhappy with shared space guidelines

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  Road Safety GB - 2016-03-18 13:04

The National Federation of the Blind UK * (NFBUK) says visually impaired people have not been properly consulted about new guidelines on shared space schemes .

Paralympic swimmer, published a report on shared space schemes in which he described the concept as a “planning folly” .

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