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Handikappidrott, Sverige (2 news)

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Handikappidrott, Sverige (2 news)

 

 

Lyckad landslagsdebut för Joel Jansson

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  Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet - 2016-03-20 01:03

Friidrott: Spjutkastaren Joel Jansson satte nytt personbästa i landslagsdebuten. Joel Jansson gjorde en lyckad landslagsdebut under IPC:s Grand Prix-tävling i Dubai, där han slutade på fjärde plats i spjuttävlingen (klass T12).

Det sista och längsta mätte hela 48,04 meter - ett prydligt nytt personbästa och bara 46 centimeter från A-kvalgräns till Paralympics i Rio, säger landslagscoachen Annelie Svärdh.

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Full rulle i tillvaron - det är modellen

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  Katrineholms-Kuriren Plus - 2016-03-19 10:05

I Katrineholm har det startat en Rullegrupp för ungdomar som är precis vad det låter som. En grupp rullstolsburna ungdomar som har roligt tillsammans.

Dessutom fanns paralympiern Jocke Larsson från Eskils-tuna med på ett hörn och hjälpte till och sporrade ungdomarna med sin närvaro och sin attityd om att allt är möjligt och ingenting är omöjligt.

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Zayed Marathon welcomes thousands to celebrate ‘The Day the UAE Runs'…

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  Dubai PR Network - 2016-03-20 07:45

Annual health and fitness event at Yas Marina Circuit raises hundreds of thousands of dirhams for health disease research Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, 20 March, 2016: Thousands of athletes united to celebrate the memory of the Father of the Nation, H.

Yas Marina Circuit became a sea of runners of different ages, nationalities and abilities, with children, disabled athletes, professional runners and even a resident in his late 70s taking part in the unique day-to-night race.

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Skier Gallagher enters bronze age in velodrome

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  Brisbane Courier-Mail - 2016-03-20 07:31

SHE won an , is a world medallist in track and field and now at her first ever world track cycling championships Jessica Gallagher has ridden off with a medal.

at the Paralympics in August less than a year after jumping into competitive cycling.... Gallagher, who is legally blind, is bidding to make the Paralympics in her third different sport after she swapped a career in athletics for alpine skiing and became Australia’s first woman to win a medal at the Winter Paralympics...

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Veterans Claim First Titles at Haywood Ski Nationals in Whitehorse

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  Noodls - 2016-03-20 05:39

Cross Country Canada (via noodls) / WHITEHORSE-Two veteran squads captured the first titles of the weeklong Haywood Ski Nationals on Saturday in Whitehorse.

Haywood Securities Inc., AltaGas, and Mackenzie Investments - along with the Government of Canada, Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee, Own the Podium and B2Ten, CCC develops Olympic, Paralympic and world champions.

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Sled hockey opens opportunities

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  toledoblade.com - 2016-03-20 05:08

Published: Sunday, 3/20/2016 People with disabilities play in benefit game BY TOM HENRY  BLADE STAFF WRITER Tyler Ruch celebrates after his

Olympic Committee to launch Paralympic Sport Ohio.

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Dreams in Motion

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  KFYR-TV - 2016-03-20 04:58

More Video... Athletes on wheels were having a ball at the University of Mary Saturday. Mary was hosting the final soccer event of the season.

Mary was hosting the final soccer event of the season.The University's men's and women's soccer teams set up the games and helped disabled athletes enjoy the game.

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Olympic drug-test lab gets go-ahead with presidential decree

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  Solonews.net - 2016-03-20 04:41

Brazil's new $25-million lab built to replace one that didn't meet international standards Brazil has enacted new drug-testing regulations to fall into line with rules of the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Concerns were high that a non-compliance verdict against Brazil would mean that the laboratory in Rio de Janeiro would not be available to drug-testing officials for this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games, meaning samples would have to be flown to

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Brazil approved to conduct drugs tests during Olympics

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  Chennai Online - 2016-03-20 04:34

Brasilia, March 20 (IANS) Brazil has been approved to conduct drug testing of athletes during the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympic Games, the media reported on Sunday.

Brasilia, March 20 (IANS) Brazil has been approved to conduct drug testing of athletes during the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympic Games, the media reported on Sunday.

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Brazil approved to conduct drugs tests during Olympics

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  ProKerala.com - 2016-03-20 04:25

Brasilia, March 20 Brazil has been approved to conduct drug testing of athletes during the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympic Games, the media reported on Sunday.

Brasilia, March 20 Brazil has been approved to conduct drug testing of athletes during the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympic Games, the media reported on Sunday.Brazil was one of five countries ordered by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)

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President urges new ideas for 2022 Games

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  thestar.com.my - 2016-03-20 02:48

BEIJING: President Xi Jinping urged new ideas to be implemented to ensure the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games are “fantastic, extraordinary and excellent”.

BEIJING: President Xi Jinping urged new ideas to be implemented to ensure the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games are “fantastic, extraordinary and excellent”.After he listened to the organisers of the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, Xi said that

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Amelia Park in Westfield hosted two Western Mass Knights sled hockey games

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  WWLP.com - 2016-03-20 02:32

WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – It may be a sport you haven’t heard about. It’s called Sled Hockey, and it was on display in Westfield. on Saturday as part of a fundraising effort.

This sport allows disabled athletes to play.

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Child abuse at leading sports clubs in the spotlight: Royal Commission

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  Cessnock Advertiser - 2016-03-20 02:11

, 10:04 a.m. Child abuse allegations involving some of Australia's leading sports bodies will be examined by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Child protection policies of organisations including Cricket Australia, Netball Australia, Little Athletics, Surf Lifesaving Australia, the Australian Sports Commission and the Australian Olympic and Paralympic Committees will be examined in

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New Market Report: Brazil Defence & Security Report 2016

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  US PRWire - 2016-03-20 02:08

New Defense research report from Business Monitor International is now available from Fast Market Research [USPRwire, Wed Mar 16 2016] We expect Brazilian defence expenditure to contract in 2016 amid the recession; however, it will remain at around 1.

As Brazil prepares to host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, international actors have expressed concerns over the high levels of crime in the country, and how this might affect athletes and spectators in the run-up to, and during the event.

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Tandem cyclists defend world title

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  Radio New Zealand - 2016-03-20 01:35

New Zealand's tandem para-cyclists Emma Foy and Laura Thompson have defended their World Championship title for the second consecutive year at thePara-Cycling Track World Championships in Italy. Emma Foy, Laura Thompson and Jono Hailstone.

Paralympics New Zealand Foy and her sighted pilot Thompson regained the title by winning the rainbow jersey in the Women's B 3km Pursuit.

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Bart’s Bash 2016 launches and aims to raise awareness and funds for disabled sailing globally

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  Blue Sheets - 2016-03-20 01:29

With the decision being made to remove sailing from the Paralympics, the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation pledges to use the funds raised through Bart’s Bash in 2016 to help promote and develop disabled sailing globally.

With the decision being made to remove sailing from the Paralympics, the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation pledges to use the funds raised through Bart’s Bash in 2016 to help promote and develop disabled sailing globally.The funds raised from the

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A new perspective on hockey

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  TH Online - 2016-03-20 01:18

Michael Swanson felt like a little kid again as he anxiously awaited his introduction to a new sport nearly one year ago.

been involved for years with a Paralympic sports group in Cedar Rapids.... Two of its alumni — Andy Yohe and Kevin McKee — represented USA Hockey in the Sochi Paralympic Games. “There are only so many hoops you can shoot on the driveway, so it was time...

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She can do it all! Kelly Cartwright reveals her taut stomach after training

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  Daily Mail - 2016-03-20 00:44

...and dotes on new born son Max... as she hints she'll compete at Rio Paralympics.
By Chloe-lee Longhetti and Monique Friedlander For Daily Mail Australia

She can do it all! Kelly Cartwright reveals her taut stomach after training. ...and dotes on new born son Max... as she hints she'll compete at Rio Paralympics.By Chloe-lee Longhetti and Monique Friedlander For Daily Mail Australia.

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Gallagher gold headlines six medal haul on day three

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  Noodls - 2016-03-20 00:38

Australian Cycling Federation (via noodls) / Michael Gallagher (VIC) defended his world title on Saturday as part of a six medal haul by Team

Montichiari, Italy. Reigning world champion and dual Paralympic gold medallist Michael Gallagher (VIC) claimed his eighth world title in the individual pursuit in a repeat of last year's final in a nail-biting finish over teammate Alistair Donohoe...

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Blind ultra-runner to cross U.S. by foot for first time in history

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  Examiner.com - 2016-03-20 00:38

Next Thursday, March 24, Jason Romero of Denver, Colo. will embark on a journey across the U.S. – by foot. Starting in Los Angeles, Romero will run roughly 3,200 miles, to Boston, in the span of around 60 days.

He is a 3-time Ironman triathlete, 2014 United States Association of Blind Athletes Marathon Champion, and represented Team USA with a 4th place finish at the International Paralympic Committee’s World Marathon Championships in 2015.

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Paralympic athlete and actress inspires at Amputee Awareness Day

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  WFMZ-TV Online - 2016-03-20 00:16

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Lehigh Valley Hospital hosted an actress and athlete Saturday who was born without the lower halves of her legs to shared her inspiring story. Katy Sullivan spoke during Amputee Awareness Day at the hospital's Cedar Crest Campus.

Paralympic athlete and actress inspires at Amputee Awareness Day.... In addition to acting Sullivan is a championship Paralympic track athlete.

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Powerlifting: Like weightlifting, but with more 'brute strength'

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  ABC Online - 2016-03-20 00:14

Dozens of the country's top powerlifters have gathered in Canberra, vying for the last few spots on offer at the powerlifting World Championships in the United States later this year.

There are however powerlifting events at both the Special Olympics and the Paralympics.

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Para-cycling Track Worlds: Dame Sarah Storey on 'really successful'

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  BBC - 2016-03-20 00:08

...championships.
19 Mar 'Really successful' championships pleases Storey

The 11-time Paralympic champion Dame Sarah Storey says the Para-cycling track world championships in Italy have been "really successful" after winning a seventh world title in the C5 3km individual pursuit event.

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Turkey suicide bombing kills 5

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  CBC - 2016-03-19 23:47

1:37 A suicide attacker detonated a bomb on a major pedestrian thoroughfare in Istanbul on Saturday Segments The National Team Prince Harry

Trudeau's pledge of jobs for young Canadians Trudeau Senate appointees include aboriginal judge, Paralympian, ex-NDPer, journalist read comments.

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Canadians Brian McKeever, Chris Klebl win medals at IPC World Cup final – CTV News

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  News Informer.info - 2016-03-19 23:24

CTV NewsCanadians Brian McKeever, Chris Klebl win medals at IPC World Cup finalCTV NewsVUOKATTI, Finland — Canadians Brian McKeever and Chris Klebl captured gold and silver medals, respectively, at the IPC World Cup final Saturday.

10-time Paralympic gold medallist from Canmore, Alta., won the men’s 20-kilometre visually …and more Read all here:

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Welshman Alex Thomson pulls some insane stunts while dressed in a suit

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  Wales Online - 2016-03-19 23:12

Could this be the best dressed stuntman in the world? Meet the stuntman sailor who jumps off 98ft masts, tightropes across speeding sailing boats and propels himself 280ft into the air - all while dressed in a smart suit.

He was helped early in his sailing career by Sir Keith Mills, the British businessman who ran London’s victorious bid to host the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.

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Sports - Spain declared 'non-compliant' with WADA code

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  Yahoo! Finance - 2016-03-19 22:59

4 minutes ago TO GO WITH AFP STORY Brazilian Minister of Sports George Hilton (L) listens to professor Francisco Radler (R),

The World Antidoping Agency (WADA) based in Montreal decided on May 13, 2015 to allow the BDCL to work for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, starting next July with several Olympic tests, the Sports Ministry informed.... The World Antidoping Agency (WADA) based in Montreal decided on May 13, 2015 to allow the BDCL to work for the Olympic and Paralympic...

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Storey claims gold in Italy

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  Sporting Life - 2016-03-19 22:26

Dame Sarah Storey won one of Great Britain's two gold medals on day three of the Para-cycling Track World Championships in Montichiari, Italy on Saturday.

Won gold The 11-time Paralympic champion claimed a seventh successive Track World Championships title in the C5 three-kilometres individual pursuit.... Fachie, who is visually impaired and has now won nine world titles in his cycling career since switching from athletics after the 2008 Beijing Paralympics...

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Calais refugee camp theatre stages a double encore

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  The Guardian - 2016-03-19 22:23

The makeshift stage on which A-list stars entertained migrants in Calais is now to be rebuilt in two locations, vow the two young British playwrights behind the scheme

Photograph: Sarah Lee for the Guardian Daldry, who directed the film and stage show of Billy Elliot, as well as the opening of the 2012 Paralympics, crossed the channel regularly to help Murphy and Robertson.

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Storey maintains unbeaten pursuit run

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  BBC - 2016-03-19 21:11

Dame Sarah Storey maintained her unbeaten international record in the C5 3km individual pursuit with victory at the UCI Para-cycling World Championships in Italy.

Fachie and his sighted pilot Mitchell secured their third title in a row in the kilo event with a time of one minute 0.633 seconds, more than a second clear of the rest of the field for a boost before this year's Rio Paralympics.

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Six Nations Rugby Results – Ireland beat Scotland

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  SportsNews Ireland - 2016-03-19 20:38

Home / Rugby / Rugby: Irish Interest / Six Nations Rugby Results – Ireland beat Scotland By Sean Flynn Updated: March 19, 2016 Six Nations

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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George Osborne's war on the disabled to benefit the rich proving too much

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  Daily Mirror - 2016-03-19 20:00

...for even Tories to stomach.
Sunday People columnist Terry Christian on the madness of a Chancellor who believes the most vulnerable should pay for his own blundering incompetence

incompetence. George Osborne was booed at the London 2012 Paralympics medal presentation Among the stunts and waffle of the Budget it should not be forgotten that the austerity measures of the last six years have achieved nothing.

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Spain and Mexico non-compliant with World Anti-Doping Code

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  Sportal.co.nz - 2016-03-19 18:56

Spain and Mexico have been ruled non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code by WADA.

This will ensure that effective testing programs can be run in the lead up to the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Doping-Spain and Mexico declared non-compliant with WADA code

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  Daily Mail - 2016-03-19 18:46

By Reuters Published: 17:45 GMT, 19 March 2016| Updated: 17:45 GMT, 19 March 2016

"This will ensure that effective testing programmes can be run in the lead-up to the (Rio) Olympic and Paralympic Games," added WADA.

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Masters earns back-to-back Cross-Country Skiing World Cup sitting crowns

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  Insidethegames.biz - 2016-03-19 18:25

America's Oksana Masters claimed the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Cross-Country Skiing World Cup women’s sitting title with a race to spare after winning the 20 kilometre marathon at Vuokatti in Finland.

America's Oksana Masters claimed the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Cross-Country Skiing World Cup women’s sitting title with a race to spare after winning the 20 kilometre marathon at Vuokatti in Finland.Masters had triumphed in the

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Canadians Brian McKeever, Chris Klebl win medals at IPC World Cup final

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  Brandon Sun - 2016-03-19 18:25

VUOKATTI, Finland - Canadians Brian McKeever and Chris Klebl captured gold and silver medals, respectively, at the IPC World Cup final Saturday. McKeever, a 10-time Paralympic gold medallist from Canmore, Alta.

McKeever, a 10-time Paralympic gold medallist from Canmore, Alta., won the men's 20-kilometre visually impaired event in one hour 20 minutes 43 seconds with guide Graham Nishikawa of Whitehorse.

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Saturday Panel: Irish Paralympian explains how athletes must always be vigalant when it comes to drugs

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  Newstalk - 2016-03-19 17:45

Ellen Keane will appear in her third Paralympics this summer and she's due to race on her 21st birthday.

Saturday Panel: Irish Paralympian explains how athletes must always be vigalant when it comes to drugs.... Ellen Keane will appear in her third Paralympics this summer and she's due to race on her 21st birthday.Speaking to Nathan Murphy on the Saturday...

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Mosquitoes again — Zika virus

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  Borneo Post Online - 2016-03-19 17:31

Share this: An Aedes aegypti mosquito is seen inside a test tube as part of a research on preventing the spread of the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases in Guadalupe, Mexico.

Concentrated in the state of Pernambuco, the great fear is that this mosquito threat will spread to Rio de Janeiro where athletes worldwide will gather for this year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games.... Olympic and Paralympic Games There is an...

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A weekend of fun at SASCOC’s Global Road to Rio Camp

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  Noodls - 2016-03-19 17:22

SASCOC - South African Sports Confederation [...] (via noodls) / SASCOC held its first Global Camp at the University of Pretoria's High Performance Centre for athletes who will be participating at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

SASCOC - South African Sports Confederation (via noodls) / SASCOC held its first Global Camp at the University of Pretoria's High Performance Centre for athletes who will be participating at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.More than 90...

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California Senate President proposes $250 million bill to help Los Angeles bid for 2024 Olympics and Paralympics

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  Insidethegames.biz - 2016-03-19 17:01

A $250 million (£173 million/€222 million) financial guarantee has been proposed to help Los Angeles' bid to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics by the leader of the California Senate.

California Senate President proposes $250 million bill to help Los Angeles bid for 2024 Olympics and Paralympics.... A $250 million (£173 million/€222 million) financial guarantee has been proposed to help Los Angeles' bid to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics...

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Man arrested in Oscar Pistorius scam

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  Foreign Affairs.co.nz - 2016-03-19 17:00

MIL OSI – Source: South Africa News Agency – Report: Headline: Pretoria – A 33-year-old man has been arrested in Pretoria for allegedly

Headline: Pretoria – A 33-year-old man has been arrested in Pretoria for allegedly. ...masquerading as an official from the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) who had promised to have former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius’ murder case squashed.

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Al Rayyan and Al Arabi look for glory at GCC Club Volleyball C’ship

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  Qatar Olympic Committee - 2016-03-19 16:52

Steady progress for QNB Doha TourHH the Deputy Emir crowns winners of Annual Arabian Thoroughbred Camel Race For Golden Sword Of HH the EmirHE

qualification to Olympic Games finals 2016 Al Rayyan down Al Suwaiq in GCC Champions LeagueOverwhelming response to SOP Paralympic DayTrap competition at Qatar Shotgun Championship concludedAl Sadd victorious in AFC Champions LeagueQBF reviews sport

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VIDEO: Police parade at Menlyn

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  Rekord Pretoria East - 2016-03-19 16:35

The South African Police Service (SAPS) put on an impressive display against crime at Menlyn shopping centre on Saturday morning.

They were joined by some members of the South African Paralympic team.

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OAS eligibility age to be restored to 65

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  Palm Springs Desert Sun - 2016-03-19 16:19

Canada’s “official” retirement age when people can begin receiving the Old Age Security (OAS) pension will be restored to 65, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said.

Appointed were Judge Murray Sinclair; Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc; Peter Harder, who headed the Liberal transition team; Raymonde Gagne, former president of Universite Saint-Boniface in Manitoba; Frances Lankin, former Ontario politician;

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Van Dyk has sights set on 2nd NYC Half title in US

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  SASCOC - 2016-03-19 16:16

By Six-time Paralympian Ernst van Dyk will be looking to stake his claim on history with a successful defence of his NYC half-marathon in New York on Sunday.

By Six-time Paralympian Ernst van Dyk will be looking to stake his claim on history with a successful defence of his NYC half-marathon in New York on Sunday.The 10-time Boston Marathon winner, who still sticks to his choice of steak for his pre-race

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U.S. Sitting Teams Split Day Three

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  Noodls - 2016-03-19 15:08

USAV - USA Volleyball (via noodls) / Print By Karen Patterson ([email protected]) | March 19, 2016, 4:17 a.m. (ET) ANJI, China (March 19, 2016) - The U.S.

The U.S. Women's Sitting Team continued its winning ways, toppling Ukraine, 25-13, 25-21, 27-25 in its fourth pool play match among the Rio de Janeiro Paralympic-qualified teams.... 'It's good for (the coaches) to try different things and see how players react so that we have a clear picture going into the Paralympics...

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Seven new senators appointed by Trudeau

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  MSN News Canada - 2016-03-19 14:51

Trudeau names new senators OTTAWA - The Prime Minister has chosen seven new senators to fill vacancies in Manitoba, Quebec and Ontario.

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 Chantal Petitclerc and the long-time

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Germany's Nicoleitzik and Italy's Corso smash world records at the IPC Athletics Grand Prix...

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  Around The Rings - 2016-03-19 14:41

Two world records fell on Friday (18 March), the second day of competition at the 8th Fazza IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The double Paralympic silver medallist clocked 1:19.44 to finish third in the women’s 400m T35/37 behind French world silver medallist Mandy Francois-Elie (T37) (1:08.58) and Russia’s Elena Tretiakova (T37).

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Olympics: New Generation members added to Paris 2024 Athletes' Committee

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  Sports Features - 2016-03-19 14:34

NewsUpdate Paris 2024 Athletes’ Committee members © Paris 2024 MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) The newest

Paralympic Bid Committee....   Meeting on a regular basis, the committee is Co-Chaired by Marie-Amélie Le Fur, Paralympic Champion in Athletics and Teddy Riner, Judo Olympic Champion.... He added, "Athletes are the heart and soul of the Olympic and Paralympic...

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Olympics: IOC Coordination Commission confident in PyeongChang 2018 progress

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  Sports Features - 2016-03-19 14:34

NewsUpdate IOC Coordination Commission Chair, Gunilla Lindberg and POCOG President, Yang-Ho Cho © POCOG MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports

The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) was congratulated by Coordination Commission Chair, Gunilla Lindberg for hosting a successful first round of test events.... With our close cooperation, we will ensure a great Olympics and Paralympics...

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

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  DailyMe.Com - 2016-03-19 14:26

A step aheadMichael 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 aheadMichael 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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RDA Online Dressage Championships 2014 hosted by Dressage Anywhere

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  Equi-Ads - 2016-03-19 14:24

Eleanor Willcox of Mount Pleasant RDA (who was placed 3rd in Test 2, Introduction to Dressage (Led)) and was the youngest placed competitor in the championship in 2013

The prizes were presented by Paralympic Champion Sophie Christiansen, much to the riders delight.

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CU study shows how Paralympic track sprinters are slowed by curves

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  Chaffee County Times - 2016-03-19 14:10

A study shows that 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.

CU study shows how Paralympic track sprinters are slowed by curves.... A study shows that when rounding curves, Paralympic sprinters wearing left-leg prostheses are slowed more than athletes with right-leg amputations—a disadvantage that could cost them...

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National manga museum seen opening by ’20

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  The Japan News - 2016-03-19 14:04

The Yomiuri Shimbun The government is working on a Manga National Center project as one of its “Cool Japan” strategies.

The government aims to open the facility as early as the spring of 2020, prior to the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, to attract both domestic and foreign tourists.

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Corso and Nicoleitzik break world records on second day of IPC Athletics

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  Inside The Games - 2016-03-19 13:51

...Grand Prix in Dubai.
Nick Butler Friday, 18 March 2016 Italy's Oxano Corso claimed one of two world records today on the second day of competition at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai.

Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai.Corso, the double Paralympic silver medal winner, knocked more than a second off her previous 400 metres T35 world record.

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Former swim champ Keng Liat impressed with Welson

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  thestar.com.my - 2016-03-19 13:30

Keng Liat was impressed to see Welson (pictured) to chalk up impressive timings by just training locally. PETALING JAYA: The sky’s the limit for young swimmer Welson Sim, who is the first Malaysian to qualify for two Olympic A events in swimming.

He previously trained at National Aquatics Centre in Bukit Jalil but then had to share the Kampung Pandan pool with the Paralympic swimmers last month as the former pool is under renovation.  Welson, coached by Australian Paul Birmingham, would

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News, opinion and commentary / Daily Post (Conwy, Wales), "Chin in good form ahead of Olympic trial regatta; Rebecca wins biggest women's race."

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  Free Library - 2016-03-19 13:25

ROWING By NICK HARTLAND rEBECCA CHIN is in good form ahead of next week's Olympic trials after she helped power her Great Britain development eight to victory in the 320-boat Women's 8s Head of the River Race in London.

course. Hannah The former Paralympian...

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Ng On-yee right on cue to pot the biggest prize of them all in Monday night’s ‘Oscars’

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  South China Morning Post - 2016-03-19 12:19

It has been six years in a row for cycling and it seems it’s time for change at the Sports Stars Awards presentation, the annual “Oscars” for Hong Kong’s top athletes.

Xiaoling. The two remaining spots are likely to go to disabled athletes – Wong Ka-man in table tennis and Chan Ho-yin in badminton.

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Dutch stars dominate as IPC Snowboard World Cup season concludes in Trentino

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  Insidethegames.biz - 2016-03-19 12:17

Action concluded at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Cup Finals in Trentino with another day of Dutch success as Chris Vos, Renske van Beek and Bibian Mentel-Spee all claimed banked slalom victories. World champion Vos clocked 59.

Action concluded at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Cup Finals in Trentino with another day of Dutch success as Chris Vos, Renske van Beek and Bibian Mentel-Spee all claimed banked slalom victories.... Paralympic champion Bibian...

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Tewkesbury wheelchair racer Mel Nicholls speaks out on road...

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  One News Page United Kingdom - 2016-03-19 11:45

World Paralympic silver medallist Mel Nicholls is backing a campaign by the Gloucestershire Road Safety Partnership to promote safe and social driving.

Tewkesbury wheelchair racer Mel Nicholls speaks out on road...World Paralympic silver medallist Mel Nicholls is backing a campaign by the Gloucestershire Road Safety Partnership to promote safe and social driving.

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Liam Morgan: Latest IOC Coordination Commission shows Pyeongchang 2018 on right path but serious questions remain

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  Insidethegames.biz - 2016-03-19 11:22

As I began the long 168 kilometres journey from Gangneung to South Korean capital Seoul I was given an interesting glimpse into the local feeling for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games by one of the communications team.

As I began the long 168 kilometres journey from Gangneung to South Korean capital Seoul I was given an interesting glimpse into the local feeling for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games by one of the communications team.“The

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Lift off for London 2012 legacy with challenge

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  Bedford Today - 2016-03-19 11:19

Harold Darbon receives the Paul Harris Fellowship from Prue Dixon (left) and Debbie Hodge

A big-hearted initiative that started in Bedford after the Paralympic Games is set to be rolled out across the country.... The Wheelchair Legacy Challenge (WLC) was the brainchild of London 2012 Bedford training camp manager and former teacher Howard Darbon, who saw first-hand how much sport enhanced the confidence and personal development of the Paralympic...

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Indiana vs. Kentucky headlines Saturday’s March Madness

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  MyInforms - 2016-03-19 11:18

This article is a series of language learning posts by ParaSport News.  The goal is to provide sport fans some very basic sport and Paralympic vocabulary so you can talk with the world about disability sport at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio.

 The goal is to provide sport fans some very basic sport and Paralympic vocabulary so you can talk with the world about disability sport at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio.France is a traditional Paralympic power, ranking fourth all time in

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Tewkesbury wheelchair racer Mel Nicholls speaks out on road...

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  Gloucestershire Echo Online - 2016-03-19 11:00

Comments (0) World Paralympic silver medallist Mel Nicholls is backing a campaign by the Gloucestershire Road Safety Partnership to promote safe and social driving.

Tewkesbury wheelchair racer Mel Nicholls speaks out on road...Comments (0) World Paralympic silver medallist Mel Nicholls is backing a campaign by the Gloucestershire Road Safety Partnership to promote safe and social driving.The record-breaking

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4th For Irish Duo In UCI 2016 Para-cycling Track World Championships

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  Radio Kerry - 2016-03-19 10:38

The Irish tandem pairing of Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal has finished fourth in the WB 3km Pursuit at the UCI 2016 Para-cycling Track World Championships in Montichiari, Italy.

The next competition after the Worlds will be at the Paralympic Games in Rio.

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Sitting volleyballers bag 3 wins at 2016 Intercontinental

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  Mehr News - 2016-03-19 10:29

National players of Iran overcame the US 25-10, 25-17, 30-28 on the third day of the 2016 Intercontinental and World ParaVolley.

Iran, who holds Paralympic quotas together with China, Brazil, Germany, Egypt and America, will meet Brazilian rivals on Sunday March 20.... The event will be the final opportunity for one men’s and one women’s team to qualify for the Rio 2016 Paralympic...

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Trudeau's senators mark a break from the Senate's reputation

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  CBC - 2016-03-19 10:21

The seven individuals selected by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for appointment to the Senate —parliamentary astronauts sent off into the great unknown — might be most easily defined by what they are not.

Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc, director at Ryerson University's Global Diversity Exchange Ratna Omidvar and security expert and former Ontario NDP minister Frances Lankin were nominated for the Senate on Friday.

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Inspirational talks raise £1,000 for Treloar's

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  Alton Post Gazette - 2016-03-19 10:21

Saturday, 19 March 2016in Education The speakers and Treloar's trustees chairman Alistair Mackintosh.

Paralympian and former Treloar's student Ben Rushgrove offered the audience a unique insight into the mindset needed to become a Paralympic athlete, as well as the significance of his Treloar's experience.

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Convicted Paralympic Pistorius exposes fraudster

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  Africa Review - 2016-03-19 10:08

PETER DUBE in Pretoria Saturday, March 19  2016 at  11:38 comment South African Paralympic murder convict Oscar Pistorius became a hero on Friday when he exposed a 33-year-old man, who offered to squash his case in exchange for a $16,000 bribe.

Convicted Paralympic Pistorius exposes fraudster.... PETER DUBE in Pretoria Saturday, March 19  2016 at  11:38 comment South African Paralympic murder convict Oscar Pistorius became a hero on Friday when he exposed a 33-year-old man, who offered to squash...

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Full rulle i tillvaron - det är modellen

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  Katrineholms-Kuriren Plus - 2016-03-19 10:05

I Katrineholm har det startat en Rullegrupp för ungdomar som är precis vad det låter som. En grupp rullstolsburna ungdomar som har roligt tillsammans.

Dessutom fanns paralympiern Jocke Larsson från Eskils-tuna med på ett hörn och hjälpte till och sporrade ungdomarna med sin närvaro och sin attityd om att allt är möjligt och ingenting är omöjligt.

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Scrap limited Arsenal academy for quality-Petit

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  SportsNews Ireland - 2016-03-19 09:51

Home / Soccer / Soccer: Worldwide / Scrap limited Arsenal academy for quality-Petit By Sean Flynn Updated: March 19, 2016 Former Arsenal

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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Wounded in bombing, Iraq girl now rising table tennis star

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  Filipino Express Online - 2016-03-19 09:28

User Rating:   / 0 Details Published on Friday, 18 March 2016 22:09 Written by Agence France-Presse Hits: 56 Twelve-year-old Iraqi Nejla Imad

Despite these injuries, she took up table tennis when she was four and is now a rising Paralympic star. “Table tennis… has begun to change my life for the better,” says Imad, who wears a green jersey with her country’s flag on the front and

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