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Ny hyllning till svensk parasport

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  MyNewsdesk - 2016-04-07 08:45

Pressmeddelande CEST - ATG har i 20 år sponsrat svenska paralympier, i år växlas samarbetet upp och det har bland annat gjorts en film. Filmen handlar om våra paralympier med sikte på Rio - om att ingen dröm är för stor.

Ny hyllning till svensk parasport.... ATG har i 20 år sponsrat svenska paralympier, i år växlas samarbetet upp och det har bland annat gjorts en film.... Filmen handlar om våra paralympier med sikte på Rio - om att ingen dröm är för stor.Det är i den andan...

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Stefan Holm tänder elden på Axevalla

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  Skaraborgs Allehanda - 2016-04-07 06:02

Det är inte bara stjärntätt på själva travovalen när Olympiatravet gästar Axevalla. Höjdhopparen Stefan Holm finns på plats för att dela ut pris liksom paralympierna Mikael Fredriksson och Michael Lindgren.

Höjdhopparen Stefan Holm finns på plats för att dela ut pris liksom paralympierna Mikael Fredriksson och Michael Lindgren.Fredriksson ståtar med VM-guld i simning medan Lindgren har dubbla VM-silver i cykel på meritlistan.

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Tyvärr ingen Quotaplats idag av Zandra.

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  Svenska Bågskytteförbundet - 2016-04-06 18:26

Zandra Reppe hade chansen att ta en plats till Paralympics i Rio men missade med en poäng Vid dagens Quota-tävling under Para-EM delade det ut en plats till Rio. Zandra var alltså tvingad att vinna tävlingen.

Tyvärr ingen Quotaplats idag av Zandra.Zandra Reppe hade chansen att ta en plats till Paralympics i Rio men missade med en poäng Vid dagens Quota-tävling under Para-EM delade det ut en plats till Rio.

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More Japanese look to study English in PH

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  ABS-CBN News - 2016-04-07 07:45

TOKYO -- To brush up their English skills and get experiences useful for building up a career, more and more Japanese are looking to study in the Philippines, which is much cheaper for studying than the United States or Britain.

"I want to be able to give a guided tour" in English for international tourists as visitors to Japan are expected to increase towards the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, he added.

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Booth books ticket to Rio Paralympics

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  Special Broadcasting Service - 2016-04-07 07:12

Australian para-equestrian rider Emma Booth has booked her ticket to the Rio Paralympics, exactly three years after the accident that left her paralysed.

Booth books ticket to Rio Paralympics.... Australian para-equestrian rider Emma Booth has booked her ticket to the Rio Paralympics, exactly three years after the accident that left her paralysed.Source:... AAP 7 Apr 2016 - 3:10 PM   UPDATED 1 MIN AGO Exactly three years after Emma Booth was paralysed from the waist down, the Para-equestrian rider has qualified for the Rio Paralympics...

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Sports village with ‘iconic' velodrome included in Aylesbury Woodlands

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  The Bucks Herald - 2016-04-07 07:10

...scheme.
Map of proposed sports village as part of Aylesbury Woodlands development

According to its promoters, the sports village will ‘enhance Aylesbury's potential to host international multi-sport events and community celebrations befitting a town that is internationally renowned as the Birthplace of the Paralympic movement'.

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Carter eclipses Bovell 100m backstroke mark*

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  Trinidad Express - 2016-04-07 07:08

Trinidad and Tobago Junior Olympic silver and bronze medallist Dylan Carter smashed George Bovell’s 100m backstroke record at the Canada Olympic and Paralympic Trials at Toronto Pan Am Centre, site of the 2015 Pan Am Games swimming competition, yesterday.

Trinidad and Tobago Junior Olympic silver and bronze medallist Dylan Carter smashed George Bovell’s 100m backstroke record at the Canada Olympic and Paralympic Trials at Toronto Pan Am Centre, site of the 2015 Pan Am Games swimming competition,

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Queensland swimmers set to wow in Adelaide

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  Foreign Affairs.co.nz - 2016-04-07 06:45

MIL OSI – Source: Government of Queensland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Queensland’s elite swimmers will descend upon the South

said Brendan Hall was primed for a spot on what will be his third Paralympic team, while Lakeisha Patterson would be looking to secure her debut position following a five medal haul at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

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FEVER – Football for EVERyone

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  Noodls - 2016-04-07 06:43

ACT Football Federation Inc. (via noodls) / The fourth annual FEVER - Football for Everyone day took place on Sunday 3rd April at Kambah playing fields.

Lynne Anderson, the CEO of the Australian Paralympic Committee was in attendance, as well as Pararoos Head Coach Kai Lammert and Minister Yvette Berry, the day was well supported and raised funds for the Football-Connect program whilst promoting

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TVNZ get Ready for Rio

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  ThinkTV.co.nz - 2016-04-07 05:43

New Zealand viewers can look forward to the most extensive live and free-to-air coverage of a Paralympic Games to date, says the team of partners behind this year’s multiplatform broadcast offering.

New Zealand viewers can look forward to the most extensive live and free-to-air coverage of a Paralympic Games to date, says the team of partners behind this year’s multiplatform broadcast offering.TVNZ and rights holders Attitude Pictures have

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Stibners’ Paralympic dream

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  Illawarra Mercury - 2016-04-07 05:00

“I definitely want to be there again” REDEMPTION on two fronts is fuelling the fire for experienced Wollongong Rollerhawks star Brett Stibners.

Stibners’ Paralympic dream. “I definitely want to be there again” REDEMPTION on two fronts is fuelling the fire for experienced Wollongong Rollerhawks star Brett Stibners.Stibners decided to retire after being part of Australia’s Paralympic

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Australian Rugby Union throws support behind Wheelchair Rugby

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  Noodls - 2016-04-07 04:29

Australian Rugby Union Limited (via noodls) / The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) has joined forces with Disability Sports Australia (DSA) in a new partnership to foster and promote the development of Wheelchair Rugby in Australia.

DSA continues to work closely with the Australian Paralympic Committee as they prepare the Australian team to defend their Paralympic title at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

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Rio 2016 weightlifting test event set to get underway as programme enters

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  Inside The Games - 2016-04-07 04:28

...home stretch.
Liam Morgan Wednesday, 6 April 2016 Rio de Janeiro's preparations for this summer's Olympic Games are set to come under the spotlight once again during the weightlifting test event, due to begin at the Carioca Arena 1 on the Barra Olympic Park tomorrow.

The Rio 2016 weightlifting test event begins tomorrow and concludes on Sunday ©Rio 2016 Events in shooting, swimming, gymnastics, Paralympic swimming, fencing, water polo and handball are all set to be held over the next month.

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Wheelchair Champs! 1st National Title Soaking in for UTA Women

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  CW33 NewsFix - 2016-04-07 04:12

Please enable Javascript to watch this video ARLINGTON, TX -- If there’s one thing you learn by watching the game, it’s that there’s nothing easy about wheelchair basketball. "I have cracks in my hands.

"I finally, like, put on my running shoes.” Up next for that pair is a plane ride to the Paralympics in Rio.

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Masse breaks Canadian record twice in one day

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  My Kawartha - 2016-04-07 03:42

TORONTO — Kylie Masse showed in the morning heats that she was in top form at the Olympic Trials. She raised the bar even higher in the 100-metre backstroke final Wednesday night to book her ticket for the Rio Games.

Due to the nature of the selection criteria for the Para-swimming team, all nominations for the Rio Paralympics will be announced after the competition wraps Sunday.... 5-21 and the Paralympics will be held Sept.

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Swimmer Kylie Masse breaks Canadian mark twice in one day to book Olympic ticket

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  Brandon Sun - 2016-04-07 03:39

TORONTO - Kylie Masse showed in the morning heats that she was in top form at the Olympic Trials. She raised the bar even higher in the 100-metre backstroke final Wednesday night to book her ticket for the Rio Games.

Due to the nature of the selection criteria for the Para-swimming team, all nominations for the Rio Paralympics will be announced after the competition wraps Sunday.... 5-21 and the Paralympics will be held Sept.

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Whistler Blackcomb plans major expansion

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  Vancouver 24 Hours - 2016-04-07 03:36

North America’s largest ski resort has unveiled plans to get even bigger.

Dave Brownlie told Whistler council on Tuesday, highlighting important moments in the community’s history such as the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games. “We think what we’re talking about is really putting us on that platform for the next

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YP Comment: Fracking: Think of the residents. Safeguards required at the

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  Yorkshire Post - 2016-04-07 03:36

...outset.
A fracking protest in Malton. Thursday 07 April 2016

An insult too far: Cellino's son must be punished for disabled slur THE extent to which attitudes towards the disabled have changed, and largely for the better, was exemplified by the successful staging of the 2012 Paralympics in London.

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ACC to sponsor Paralympic Games coverage yesterday

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  Newstalk ZB - 2016-04-07 03:33

UPDATED: 5.22PM ACC is going to sponsor Television New Zealand coverage of the 2016 Paralympic Games. Through ACC and New Zealand On Air, 180 hours of dedicated coverage will be available free-to-air.

ACC to sponsor Paralympic Games coverage yesterday.... UPDATED: 5.22PM ACC is going to sponsor Television New Zealand coverage of the 2016 Paralympic Games.... She said New Zealand paralympians have made a major contribution to changing public perceptions of...

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Loving London

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  The Gulf Today - 2016-04-07 03:21

The exterior of Westminster Abbey is imposing and grandiose. Our plan was simple: Pay the admission, stick our heads inside to see what it looked like, and then quickly duck out and move on to a museum. The museum never happened.

It’s been a big year in London with the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation, the Summer Olympics and Paralympic Games that began on July 27, plus the London 2012 Festival that runs to Sept 9 with 12,000 events and 25,000 artists.

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$1M in Grants for Inspirational Australians

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  Pro Bono Australia - 2016-04-07 02:43

Thursday, 7th April 2016 at 10:34 am By , Journalist Australian Not for Profits are being asked to help find people doing great things in their community, with AMP offering them the chance to share in $1 million in grants.

Paralympic hopeful who is determined to make it to the Rio Paralympics and Kristie Findlater, a disability support worker who wanted to set up a dating agency for people with intellectual disabilities. “Grant recipients can put their funds towards

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Tokyo Paralympic dreams fuel Cambodia's first disabled basketballers

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  Gulf News - 2016-04-07 02:35

MY GULF NEWS GulfNews.com is the most widely read newspaper, and online site in English in the Middle East. With a daily BPA audited paid circulation of over 108,000, and an online audience of 3.

Tokyo Paralympic dreams fuel Cambodia's first disabled basketballers.

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London Aquatics Centre receives facilities management accolade

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  Leisure Week - 2016-04-07 02:22

The London Aquatic Centre – designed by the late Zaha Hadid – has become the first London 2012 venue to achieve an ‘excellent’ rating in Sport England’s facility assessment, Quest.

Located in the Queen Elizabeth Park in Stratford, London, the London Aquatics Centre was used for swimming, diving and synchronised swimming events during the 2012 Olympics and Paralympic Games.

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Fed Cup, Australia v USA: Williams sisters absent from team – The Australian

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  News Informer.info - 2016-04-07 02:20

The AustralianFed Cup, Australia v USA: Williams sisters absent from teamThe AustralianMargie McDonald has worked in regional (Townsville Bulletin),

Williams sisters absent from teamThe AustralianMargie McDonald has worked in regional (Townsville Bulletin),...wire services (AAP), Metro papers (Sun-Herald, The Australian) and corporate (Sydney Paralympic Organising Committee).

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Paralympic sitting volleyball helps athletes heal through friendship, competition

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  Global News Canada - 2016-04-07 02:17

The sport of sitting volleyball has been on the world stage since the 1950s, but Canada only established its national team in 2007.

Paralympic sitting volleyball helps athletes heal through friendship, competition.... The sport of sitting volleyball has been on the world stage since the 1950s, but Canada only established its national team in 2007.The sport is a fast-paced volleyball game for disabled athletes...

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Wheeling to the top

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  NewsMail - 2016-04-07 02:03

KERRY Ellis did not hesitate to come to Nathan Donaldson's aid. After the NewsMail's story about Nathan's success on carbon fibre wheels last month, Ellis came to the rescue and purchased at his own expense the new wheels which cost just over $3000.

He also competed against four Paralympians despite having a cold for the duration of the meet.

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Issues facing local business owners explored at Springs Business Expo

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  Colorado Springs Gazette - 2016-04-07 01:39

Trevor Davies skates back to the Hotel Eleganté booth with lunch dressed for the Disco Inferno during Springs Business Expo Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at the Broadmoor World Arena.

Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs-based paralympic cycling hopeful Billy Lister and Michelle Dusserre-Farrell, who won an Olympic silver medal as a member of the 1984 U.S. women's gymnastics team.

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Okinawa: the new Hawaii?

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  Japan Today - 2016-04-07 01:37

It has breathtaking beaches and skies so blue you want to reach out and touch them. The islands have a distinctive history and a vibrant present.

The national government’s target of 20 million visitors in 2020, the year of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, will likely be surpassed well in advance of that date.

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Sydney Pomajzl: Inspiring the pros

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  Cody Enterprise - 2016-04-07 01:33

When Sydney Pomajzl found out she’d been invited to the ANA Inspiration, the LPGA’s first major championship of the season – her initial reaction was, “No way.” “I didn’t want to do it,” she said.

It was here she got a chance to meet 12-time Paralympic Games gold medalist swimmer Jessica Long, who also has fibular hemimelia in both legs.

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World Sailing News – Attention turns to national selection events

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  SailWorld.com - 2016-04-07 01:27

'Rio 2016' © The Trofeo Princesa Sofia IBEROSTAR finished this week, and with it came the end of Rio 2016 qualification.

Staying in Rio, qualification for the Paralympics finished a short while ago, but today the Paralympic Notice of Race has been released.... Laying out the key conditions for the 80 competitors, the Notice of Race gives all you need to know about the Paralympic...

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World Tennis Day celebrate with fun

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  Solomon Star - 2016-04-07 01:22

Solomon Islands Table Tennis Federation (SITTF) yesterday joined the world to celebrate the World Table Tennis Day with fun attracting hundreds of spectators at the Honiara City Council ground, Wednesday.

The day’s event was hosted by the Solomon Islands National Paralympic Committee in collaboration with Solomon Islands Table Tennis Federation, HCC Sports Development Department and Ministry of Health and Medical Services.

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FIND COMMON GROUND

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  Zimbabwe Herald - 2016-04-07 00:50

Eddie Chikamhi Sports Reporter THE Ministry of Sport and Recreation have said they will not intervene in the fallout between ZIFA and their

I was in Gwanda for the Paralympic Games and there was one corporate from Harare who was taking care of the bill. “So the corporate world is involved but the question is at what level?

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WATCH | Canadian Olympic and Para-swimming trials

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  CBC - 2016-04-07 00:41

Watch live coverage The country's top swimmers are competing for a place on the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic teams at this week's Canadian Olympic and Para-swimming Trials.

Watch live coverage The country's top swimmers are competing for a place on the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic teams at this week's Canadian Olympic and Para-swimming Trials.Click on the video player above to watch exclusive live coverage from

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Ulster U21 Football Final result: Monaghan beat Tyrone

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  SportsNews Ireland - 2016-04-07 00:28

Home / GAA / Ulster U21 Football Final result: Monaghan beat Tyrone By Stephen Riordan Updated: April 6, 2016 Six points from Barry McGinn saw

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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Why the campaign to jail drug cheats may be a non-runner

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  The Telegraph - 2016-04-07 00:18

6 April 2016 • 10:34pm Baroness Grey-Thompson is chairing a group looking at the duty of care of athletes Credit: getty images

At around the same time, an independent working group, chaired by Paralympic great Baroness Grey-Thompson, will convene, charged with making recommendations relating to the duty of care of athletes.

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Record NZ Olympic medal haul forecast

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  Radio New Zealand - 2016-04-07 00:17

New Zealand is forecast to win an unprecedented 23 medals at the Rio Olympic Games in August. Sports forecasting company Infostrada is predicting New Zealand will win 23 medals, eleven of them gold.

We won 13 medals including six gold at the Olympics and 17 medals including six gold at the Paralympic Games," "We want the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games to be New Zealand's most successful Games ever, which we'll do if we reach our

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Natalie Bieule Overcomes Loss of Leg to Compete in Rio

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  NBC Miami - 2016-04-07 00:05

It's a good thing Natalie Bieule doesn't believe in limits. If she did, she'd never have become a nearly overnight Paralympic champion. NBC 6's Adam Kuperstein has her story.

If she did, she'd never have become a nearly overnight Paralympic champion.... If she did, she'd never have become a nearly overnight Paralympic champion.... Now a mother of two girls, Bieule balances taking care of kids and training in the discus for the Rio Paralympics...

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Fort Kinnaird awarded WorldHost Recognised Business status

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  Lothian Business News - 2016-04-07 00:02

Edinburgh shopping and leisure centre Fort Kinnaird has been awarded WorldHost Recognised Business status as recognition for its commitment to customer service.

previously been used to train tens of thousands of staff and volunteers of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Swimmers hit the pool for Olympic trials

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  Paris Star - 2016-04-06 23:41

Brantford is well represented this week at the Canadian Olympic swim trials being held at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre. Seven athletes - from two different clubs - will be attempting to qualify for the Rio Summer Olympics, Aug.

Seven athletes - from two different clubs - will be attempting to qualify for the Rio Summer Olympics, Aug.5-21, and the Paralympics, Sept.... Marina will be looking to break through at her first Paralympic trials.... Those competing in the Paralympic...

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Royal Navy sportsmen and women to compete in Invictus Games

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  Navy News Online - 2016-04-06 22:39

SIXTEEN Naval Service sportsmen and women have been named in the UK team for the Invictus Games taking place in Florida next month.

SIXTEEN Naval Service sportsmen and women have been named in the UK team for the Invictus Games taking place in Florida next month.Patron of the games, Prince Harry, joined nearly all of the 110 athletes selected for the second Paralympics-style

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Triathlon: Race to Rio Ramps Up with World Triathlon Gold Coast This Weekend

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  Runners Web - 2016-04-06 22:39

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- 2016 U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team Qualifiers Gwen Jorgensen and Sarah True lead the way for a U.S.

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

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Zimbabwe Hosted Paralympic Games, Then Refused to Pay the Disabled Officials Who Organized Them

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  Foreign Policy Magazine - 2016-04-06 22:21

It’s hard to imagine Zimbabwe’s economy getting much worse than it is right now.

Zimbabwe Hosted Paralympic Games, Then Refused to Pay the Disabled Officials Who Organized Them.... So when a number of high-level ministers and government workers attended the country’s annual paralympic games in the town of Gwanda this week, the...

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This Competitive Female Climber Has Only One Arm

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  Fitness Magazine US - 2016-04-06 21:49

Jim McAdam/Barcroft Media At just 19 years old, UK-based Siangah Gallagher is absolutely wise beyond her years.

After nabbing her first gold medal last year in competition, she's now training for the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

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Seven to be inducted into sports hall

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  Cambridge Times Ontario - 2016-04-06 21:39

CAMBRIDGE - There will be seven new inductions into the Cambridge Sports Hall of Fame on May 7 at the Cambridge Centre. Three athletes, two builders and two teams – the Class of 2015 – will have their plaques hung for the ceremony at 1 p.m.

After being confined to a wheelchair, he skipped B.C. to two national championship titles, and in 2009 skipped Canada to its first World Wheelchair Curling Championship gold medal.  He followed that up with a Paralympic gold medal at the 2010

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Samantha wins new young citizen award

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  The Berwickshire News - 2016-04-06 21:27

Samantha Kinghorn receives her Rotary Young Citizen of the Year Award

The games proved a catalyst to a successful sporting career for Samantha, who is now a wheelchair racing gold medallist and has qualified to represent Britain at the Paralympic Games in Rio this year.

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Guide dog Jester steals Harry's limelight at Games unveiling

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  The Times - 2016-04-06 21:13

Valentine Low April 6 2016, 5:00pm, Harry created the Paralympic-style event for wounded service personnelPA

Valentine Low April 6 2016, 5:00pm, Harry created the Paralympic-style event for wounded service personnelPA.... Harry, who created and has tirelessly spearheaded the Paralympic-style event for wounded service personnel, was at Buckingham Palace to...

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Central Oklahoma Residency Program Applications For Spring 2016

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  Noodls - 2016-04-06 21:08

USA Taekwondo Inc. (via noodls) / Print April 06, 2016, 2:53 p.m.

The University of Central Oklahoma is an official Olympic Training Site that is home to both Olympic and Paralympic sport teams.

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Paralympian Regina Edward obtains A qualification for Rio

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  Post-Courier - 2016-04-06 20:51

THE fabled Islands of Love immediately conjures up in the minds of many people images of gorgeous women roaming freely in their trimmed grass skirts but naturally the Trobriand Islands are indeed strikingly beautiful in the literal sense of the word.

Paralympian Regina Edward obtains A qualification for Rio.

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Brazil ahead of the curve in venue construction for 2016 Olympic Games - in pictures

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  Abu Dhabi National - 2016-04-06 20:44

In what is emerging as a rare bright spot in Brazil, a country buffeted by crisis on all sides, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is saying

Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg Aerial view of the Deodoro Sports Complex in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on April 6, 2016, four months before the star of the Olympic and Paralympic Games to be held in this city.

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Rio 2016 quotas secured at European Para-Archery Championships

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  Inside The Games - 2016-04-06 20:37

Liam Morgan Wednesday, 6 April 2016 Countries earned vital quota places for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games as the continental qualification tournament at the European Para-Archery Championships came to a close in Saint-Jean-de-Monts in France today.

Liam Morgan Wednesday, 6 April 2016 Countries earned vital quota places for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games as the continental qualification tournament at the European Para-Archery Championships came to a close in Saint-Jean-de-Monts in France

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Tokyo dreams fuel Cambodia’s first disabled basketballers

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  Philippines Daily Tribune - 2016-04-06 20:28

B attambang, Cambodia —Slamming into each other with a metallic crunch, Cambodia’s first women’s wheelchair basketball team are changing attitudes to

Hoop dreams Buoyed by their enthusiasm for the game, the women are now setting their sights on a lofty goal: qualifying for the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo. “It’s definitely something we can aim for.

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Coaching the coaches

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  Livemint.com - 2016-04-06 20:16

At the top of sports coaching in India, behind the empty incantations of the guru-shishya parampara, there lie patches of silent darkness In Bengaluru

GoSports Foundation, a seven-year-old non-profit that tries to get funding and professional help for junior Olympic and Paralympic athletes, had organized the forum after highly successful athletes’ and coaches’ conclaves.

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Serving officers at RNAS Yeovilton to take part in eight events...

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  Western Gazette - 2016-04-06 20:15

Petty Officer Sean Gaffney, who is currently stationed at RNAS Yeovilton, had his left leg amputated below the knee following an injury sustained on service in 1999.

The Paralympics-esque Invictus Games were first staged two years ago, and have Prince Harry as their patron.

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Electric Ireland Munster MH Q/F starting teams: Limerick v Clare & Waterford v Cork

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  SportsNews Ireland - 2016-04-06 20:01

Home / GAA / Electric Ireland Munster MH Q/F starting teams: Limerick v Clare & Waterford v Cork By Stephen Riordan Updated: April 6, 2016

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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World Health Day: Countries making strides in disability rights - and where

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  The Independent - 2016-04-06 19:45

...they need to improve.
To mark World Health Day, Barney Cullum of the Leonard Cheshire Disability charity explores how different corners of the world are faring on accessibility and disability rights

However ministers are proving slow to mobilise in registering the country's Paralympic association with the International Paralympic Committee in time for the continent's first Games this summer.

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Dsquared2 Joins Hudson's Bay to Design Olympic Opening Ceremony Outfits

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  Everything Zoomer - 2016-04-06 19:42

Two of Canada's most famous fashion brands are joining forces for the Summer Olympic Games in Rio this year.

one of the most successful Canadian fashion labels, to design the Opening Ceremonies outfits for Team Canada at this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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IPC Athletics Grand Prix Final events confirmed

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  British Athletics - 2016-04-06 19:25

IPC Athletics announces 16 events to take place at this summer’s Grand Prix Final, which takes places as part of the London Anniversary Games on 22-23

programme. Around 130 para-athletes are expected to take part in the meeting on Friday 22 and Saturday 23 July at the Olympic Park in the British capital, in what will be the last major competition before September’s Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

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BYPY 2016: Spotlight on HR, Recruitment and Training category finalists

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  Birmingham Post - 2016-04-06 19:17

15:52, 6 Apr 2016 Focus on the three young professionals who have been shortlisted for a BPS Birmingham flagship award- in partnership with BYPY

She joined the HS2 team from the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA), supporting with Human Resources and Facilities for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games .

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Norway claim second win at Ice Sledge Hockey European Championships

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  Inside The Games - 2016-04-06 19:10

Dan Palmer Wednesday, 6 April 2016 Norway made it two victories out of two at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Ice Sledge Hockey European Championships by easing past Germany 5-1 at the Östersund Arena.

Dan Palmer Wednesday, 6 April 2016 Norway made it two victories out of two at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Ice Sledge Hockey European Championships by easing past Germany 5-1 at the Östersund Arena.After their 2-0 success over hosts

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BODI:K Singapore Gym Announces New Two Months Body Transformation Program

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  WOWK - 2016-04-06 19:07

Originally from Japan, BO’DI:K Gym has five branches worldwide, including New York, Hong Kong, Singapore and Bangkok!

America, Japan National Team Paralympic’s Trainer) and Ota Yuuki (2012 Bantamweight Bodybuilding World Champion) who have proven with their own success stories that anything is possible.

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BODI:K Singapore Gym Announces New Two Months Body Transformation Program

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  WLBT - 2016-04-06 19:06

Originally from Japan, BO’DI:K Gym has five branches worldwide, including New York, Hong Kong, Singapore and Bangkok!

America, Japan National Team Paralympic’s Trainer) and Ota Yuuki (2012 Bantamweight Bodybuilding World Champion) who have proven with their own success stories that anything is possible.

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

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  The Log - 2016-04-06 19:04

posted: 4/6/2016 With the decision being made to remove sailing from the Paralympics the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation pledged to use the funds raised through Bart’s Bash in 2016 to help promote and develop disabled sailing globally.

4/6/2016 With the decision being made to remove sailing from the Paralympics the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation pledged to use the funds raised through Bart’s Bash in 2016 to help promote and develop disabled sailing globally.The funds raised

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 7

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  DailyNewsx.com - 2016-04-06 18:48

Art in Bloom Special Event: Flowers After Hours : Be one of the first to view Art in Bloom’s intricate floral designs while you enjoy appetizers, wine, cocktails and jazz. $85. 6:30 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg.

Paralympic Soccer player who was born with cerebral palsy.

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Paris 2024 co-bid chair claims public engagement "best strategy" to win Olympic and Paralympic race

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  Insidethegames.biz - 2016-04-06 18:42

Paris 2024 co-bid chairman Tony Estanguet claims that engaging with the public to improve France’s Olympic and Paralympic bid represents their best chance of being awarded the Games.

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Britain's Prince Harry: I was 'broken' about being forced to leave the Army

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  Everything Zoomer - 2016-04-06 18:36

Britain's Prince Harry was "broken" when his time with the army was cut short. The 31-year-old royal serviced two operational tours with the Armed Forces but it had to be ended earlier than planned after his deployment was leaked.

The third instalment of the Paralympic-style event for injured servicemen and women is set to take place in Toronto, Canada next September, the Prince confirmed earlier this week.

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Britain's Prince Harry announces third Invictus Games

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  Everything Zoomer - 2016-04-06 18:36

Britain's Prince Harry has announced that Toronto will host the third Invictus Games.

Britain's Prince Harry has announced that Toronto will host the third Invictus Games.The 31-year-old royal - who founded the Paralympic-style event for wounded soldiers - has revealed the third instalment will take place in the Canadian city in

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OPAP Sports Academies Festivals in Larissa

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  Noodls - 2016-04-06 18:09

OPAP SA - Greek Organisation of Football [...] (via noodls) / The fifth big sports celebration, under the framework of OPAP Sports Academies program, was held with great success and the participation of 860 children and 1.

The young athletes participate in teamwork and football skills games, games-courses on nutrition issues and an experiential activity during which they practice sports as Paralympic athletes.... A team of sports ambassadors from Olympic and Paralympic...

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NEIL WILSON: Selling the Olympics To Brazil

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  Sports Features - 2016-04-06 17:21

NewsUpdate THE NEIL WILSON COLUMN / An exclusive, authoritative series from Sports Features Communications (SFC) Bad news for the Olympic Games in Rio is hardly news. The Zika effect, corruption, political turmoil, delayed construction...

Yet according to the organisers this week, barely half of the 7.5 million tickets have been sold and for the Paralympics only one in ten.... Leyser hints at a Government buy-up, at least for the Paralympics, and unsold cheap seats being distributed free...

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Nigeria committed to success of athletes at 2016 Paralympics: official

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  Africatime.com - 2016-04-06 17:21

(Xinhua) -- Nigeria was working earnestly to ensure that athletes performed well at the forthcoming 2016 Paralympics in Brazil, an official said Monday.

Nigeria committed to success of athletes at 2016 Paralympics: official.... (Xinhua) -- Nigeria was working earnestly to ensure that athletes performed well at the forthcoming 2016 Paralympics in Brazil, an official said Monday.President of the Nigeria Paralympics...

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Premier League Darts Sheffield – Night Ten Preview

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  SportsNews Ireland - 2016-04-06 17:02

Home / Other Sports / Premier League Darts Sheffield – Night Ten Preview By Sean Flynn Updated: April 6, 2016 JAMES WADE and Phil Taylor will

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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RYA OnBoard clubs and centres get set to Push the Boat Out

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  Noodls - 2016-04-06 16:49

RYA - Royal Yachting Association (via noodls) / Following it's success in 2015, RYA Push the Boat Out will return in May, with more than 300 sailing providers already signed up to host events.

'With an exciting year ahead for the sport, including the Olympics and Paralympics, as well as the return of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series to Portsmouth, there is no better time to open your doors and get newcomers in for taster

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Emma’s ready for mane game in Rio

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  Daily Telegraph Australia - 2016-04-06 16:30

THREE years ago today, promising equestrian rider Emma Booth was left a paraplegic after a head-on car crash and feared she may never compete again.

Paralympics in September.

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Make new law opportunity to end bias against people with disabilities

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  Chicago Tribune - 2016-04-06 16:23

The following editorial appears in Wednesday's Yomiuri Shimbun: Realizing a livable society in which everyone, whether disabled or not, respects

Also, the Tokyo Paralympic Games is coming up in 2020.

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Global Board Leaders to Convene at 2016 WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation Global Institute

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  WBOC TV 16 - 2016-04-06 16:22

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ROW Swim Club swimmers have sights set on Olympics, Paralympics

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  Waterloo Chronicle - 2016-04-06 16:20

Eight swimmers from the Region of Waterloo Swim Club have their eyes set on the Olympics as trials approach. John Fauteux, Graeme Kemp, Adam MacKenzie, Jasmine Raines and Lauren Shearer will compete in the Olympic trials.

ROW Swim Club swimmers have sights set on Olympics, Paralympics.... John Fauteux, Graeme Kemp, Adam MacKenzie, Jasmine Raines and Lauren Shearer will compete in the Olympic trials.Alexander Elliot, Aidan Elliot and Cameron McCuag will compete in the Paralympic...

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Thousands of disabled claimants wrongly barred from Personal Independence

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  Money Agony Aunt - 2016-04-06 16:14

...Payments - Mirror.co.uk.
Mirror.co.ukThousands of disabled claimants wrongly barred from Personal Independence PaymentsMirror.co.ukThe row sparked the resignation of Work and pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith, who branded the Government's approach to welfare cuts as "deeply unfair". Paralympian ... It can take a lot of time and you may not have very much money while it is going ...

Paralympian ... It can take a lot of time and you may not have very much money while it is going ......06-04-2016.

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CBC Sports to air Canoe Kayak World Cups

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  Noodls - 2016-04-06 16:11

CKC - CanoeKayak Canada (via noodls) / Canoe Kayak Canada and CBC Sports announce new partnership OTTAWA, ON (April 6, 2016) - CBC Sports will bring

CBC Sports will bring. ...canoe and kayak competition to television and online streaming platforms this season as the Canadian Team competes on the world stage in the lead up to the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Global Board Leaders to Convene at 2016 WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation Global Institute

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  TickerTech.com - 2016-04-06 16:02

/PRNewswire/ -- As corporate boards challenge themselves to be more visionary around the complexities of risk and globalization, the

Pessoa (Brazil), Chief Financial Officer, Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games; Independent Director and Member of Audit Committee, News Corp; Independent Director and Member of Strategy and Investment Committee, Vinci; Member of the Consulting

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New Sports Minister in Brazil to Push Olympic Ticket Sales

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  The Rio Times - 2016-04-06 15:56

After a week in the job Ricardo Leyser, Brazil’s new minister for sport, is aiming to improve disappointing tickets sales to Olympic events with a new focus and dedicated team.

Leyser, has launched a task force that will aim to secure the purchase of more tickets to the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games, which begin in August.... We need to sound the alarm for people to remember this event and go to buy tickets.” So far only half of Olympics tickets have been sold and just 20 percent of Paralympic...

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THE GYM SUPPORTS INSPIRING ATHLETE’S DREAM AHEAD OF AMPUTEE WORLD CUP

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  Ucan2Magazine.co.uk - 2016-04-06 15:56

Professional athlete and inspirational role model Fawad Afa is getting a helping hand from The Gym Wood Green in Lordship Lane as he embarks on an intensive training programme ahead of the Amputee Football World Cup, taking place in October 2016.

Socrates comments: “I am very proud to train such a dedicated player and he always gives 110 per cent in effort.  I have worked with many disabled athletes but Fawad displays some of the best skills, talent and resilience I have ever seen.”

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Prince Harry heads to Toronto, then Florida for charity visits in May

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  NBCNews.com - 2016-04-06 15:48

share share tweet pin email Prince Harry will cross the pond next month to visit the United States and Canada!

Harry then heads to Orlando, where he will stay put through May 13 as the city hosts the second Invictus Games, the Paralympic-style competition for wounded service members.

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Adam Afriyie Trade envoy to Ghana's speech at the launch of Business is GREAT

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  Nigerian Voice - 2016-04-06 15:46

Honourable Ministers, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen It is a great pleasure for me to visit Ghana, from where so much of my own family heritage comes, on my first official trip as the Prime Minister's Trade Envoy to Ghana.

3Dried and AndArchitect are involved in the venue design for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Toronto swimmers Penny Oleksiak and Brittany MacLean qualify for Rio Olympics on opening day at Canadian Olympic swimming trials

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  Inside Toronto - 2016-04-06 15:38

Two Toronto swimmers – Penny Oleksiak and Brittany MacLean – took full advantage of the hometown setting for Canada’s Olympic and Paralympic swimming trials at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre at the University of Toronto Scarborough campus.

Two Toronto swimmers – Penny Oleksiak and Brittany MacLean – took full advantage of the hometown setting for Canada’s Olympic and Paralympic swimming trials at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre at the University of Toronto Scarborough

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JTB Becomes a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic & Paralympic Games

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  Travel and Tour World - 2016-04-06 15:37

JTB Corp. (Head Office: Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Hiroyuki Takahashi; hereinafter “JTB”) is pleased to announce that it has concluded

JTB Becomes a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic & Paralympic Games.... Hiroyuki Takahashi; hereinafter “JTB”) is pleased to announce that it has concluded. ...a Tokyo 2020 Sponsorship Programme agreement with the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic...

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2016 Canadian Trials: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

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  Big News Network - 2016-04-06 15:33

Wednesday 6th April, 2016 The 2016 Canadian Trials continues with athletes competing for the Olympic and Paralympic teams in finals of the

Wednesday 6th April, 2016 The 2016 Canadian Trials continues with athletes competing for the Olympic and Paralympic teams in finals of the. ...following events:

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Evolving international resilience to terror activity

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  Counter Terror Business - 2016-04-06 15:31

Over 10,000 security professionals will visit Security & Counter Terror Expo in April to learn about the critical issues defining the future of international security.

Major event security The security challenges surrounding the planning and delivery of large scale events, whether it is the Olympic and Paralympic Games, World Cup or a major political summit, are significant and complex.

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YP Comment: Leeds United owner's son must be punished for insult to

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  Yorkshire Post - 2016-04-06 15:27

...disabled.
Leeds United Owner Massimo Cellino (left) alongside son and Director of Leeds United Edoardo

Wednesday 06 April 2016 THE extent to which attitudes towards the disabled have changed, and largely for the better, was exemplified by the successful staging of the 2012 Paralympics in London.

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Martin Puryear Awarded Yaddo Artist Medal

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  ArtForum.com - 2016-04-06 15:24

Maquette for Martin Puryear’s Big Bling , 2016. Andrew R. Chow reports in the New York Times that Martin Puryear will receive the third annual Yaddo Artist Medal, named for the artist colony in Saratoga Springs, New York.

These ventures will include Maurizio Cattelan working along with a Paralympic athlete; Teresa Margolles producing art with a transsexual sex worker; Marguerite Humeau collaborating with a robotics engineer and Shelly Nadashi pairing up with a

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EBU and IMG sign landmark agreement with UCI for worldwide cycling rights

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  Sportcal - 2016-04-06 15:23

The EBU and IMG have been appointed by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) to distribute the worldwide rights to all World Championships for the next eight years.

Four of them are represented at the Olympic Games (road, track, mountain bike and BMX), two at the Paralympic Games (road, track) and three at the Youth Olympic Games (road, mountain bike and BMX).

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Lapasset accused of proposing Six Nations relegation as "vote grabbing initiative" for Paris 2024

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  Insidethegames.biz - 2016-04-06 14:58

Outgoing World Rugby President Bernard Lapasset’s plan to introduce promotion and relegation to the Six Nations is a “vote-grabbing initiative” for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid, according to the head of the Italian Rugby Federation (FIR).

Outgoing World Rugby President Bernard Lapasset’s plan to introduce promotion and relegation to the Six Nations is a “vote-grabbing initiative” for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid, according to the head of the Italian Rugby

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Kick start your summer with RYA Push the Boat Out

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  Royal Yachting Association - 2016-04-06 14:57

newcomers or returners to the sport can take part in free or low-cost sailing sessions throughout the UK.

With the Americas Cup World Series returning to Portsmouth this summer (21-24 July) and the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in August and September, sailing will undoubtedly enjoy its turn in the national sporting spotlight again, and this

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Harry greets UK team for 2016 Invictus Games in Florida

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  Lancaster Guardian - 2016-04-06 14:45

He joked and laughed with the squad when they joined him for a photocall at Buckingham Palace ahead of the Games, which will be held in Orlando, Florida, in May.

UK in 2014 to great acclaim from the competitors and spectators He has been the driving force behind the Paralympics-style event since London hosted the inaugural Games in 2014 to great acclaim from competitors and spectators.

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Resource Futures announces new executive team

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  Resource - 2016-04-06 14:37

Independent sustainability consultancy Resource Futures has celebrated its 10-year anniversary by announcing its new executive team.

Paralympic Games (LOCOG), managing the company’s strategic advice and legacy report work on waste management at the London Olympics.

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Olympics 120th anniversary: The best opening ceremonies

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  MSN UK - 2016-04-06 14:37

The Olympic opening ceremonies provide a perfect opportunity for host nations to mesmerize the world with a spectacular display and go down in history as one of the best.

Barcelona (1992) The ceremony began with Paralympic archer Antonio Rebello lighting the Olympic flame with an arrow, fired over the crowd and into the Cauldron.

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Cross-Country Cyclists to Show the Abilities of the Disabled

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  Bloomberg - 2016-04-06 14:37

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eleven bicyclists, including hand cyclists and military veterans, will ride cross-country to raise awareness and funds for

Olympic Committee's paralympic trials that will be held there in June.

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TD Ameritrade to Host Earnings Conference Call

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  CNBC - 2016-04-06 14:36

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (Nasdaq: AMTD) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss fiscal first quarter results and related matters on Tuesday, Apr. 19, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. EDT (7:30 a.m. CDT).

Olympic and Paralympic Teams , as well as an official sponsor of the National Football League for the 2015 and 2016 seasons, TD Ameritrade has time and again been recognized as a leader in investment services.

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Italy, Russia, Norway, all secure opening Euros wins

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  Posability - 2016-04-06 14:27

Day 1 2016 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey European Championships The first day of the 2016 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey European Championships got off to a great

Despite a reasonable start, the Czechs were unfortunately on the end of a big loss to Paralympic silver medallists Russia in their opening game....team. They have a lot of players who played in two or three Paralympics, and they play hard. “All games in...

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ITF release anthem to mark 40th anniversary of wheelchair tennis

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  Insidethegames.biz - 2016-04-06 14:26

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has launched an anthem to mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of wheelchair tennis, featuring the vocals of Britain’s six-time doubles Grand Slam champion Jordanne Whiley.

Parks and other disabled athletes continued playing wheelchair tennis and the first tournament was held a year later.... From its humble roots, the sport began to grow and was accepted onto the Paralympic Games programme for Barcelona 1992, before it...

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Four months to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games: last 12 test events to finalise preparations

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  Noodls - 2016-04-06 14:22

Comitê Organizador dos Jogos [...] (via noodls) / The clock is ticking down and the tension is rising. There are now just four months to go until the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

The test event will be the last chance for athletes in the three Olympic gymnastics disciplines to qualify (Photo: ) Paralympic Swimming (22-24 April) -... Olympic Aquatics Stadium The new Olympic Aquatics Stadium will welcome leading Paralympic swimmers from around the world for the Paralympic...

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Delta rowers named to Canada's World Cup team

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  South Delta Leader - 2016-04-06 13:59

Delta's Brendan Hodge and Maxwell Lattimer are among 28 athletes named by Rowing Canada that will be competing in the first World Rowing Cup event in Italy, April 15-17.

"Canadian rowers are heading into an intense period of competition with the Olympic and Paralympic Games quickly approaching," said Peter Cookson, High Performance Director, Rowing Canada Aviron.

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Thousands of disabled claimants wrongly barred from Personal Independence Payments

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  DisabledGo - 2016-04-06 13:46

- 6 Apr 2016 Thousands of disabled claimants wrongly barred from Personal Independence Payments Huge numbers of disabled people are being wrongly denied Personal Independence Payments (PIP), tribunals are ruling.

Paralympian Tanni Grey-Thompson, a campaigner for disabled people, said the rate of successful appeals exposed a system that “isn’t working”.

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Exclusive: Swiss skier Cuche most likely contender to replace Bjørndalen on IOC Athletes' Commission

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  Insidethegames.biz - 2016-04-06 13:41

Swiss Alpine skier Didier Cuche is in pole position to replace Norway's Ole Einar Bjørndalen on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes'

This proved the case with Bjørndalen who - after reversing an initial decision to retire after Sochi 2014 - missed the Extraordinary IOC Session in Monte Carlo in December 2014, the Candidate City Briefing on the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic

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.@Paris2024 launches 'biggest ever' public engagement initiative #Paris2024

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  Leisure Opportunities - 2016-04-06 13:39

Paris 2024 bid committee launches 'biggest ever' public engagement initiative The French public is being encouraged to submit ideas for Paris’ 2024 Olympic bid in what is being dubbed the “biggest ever” public engagement initiative in Olympic bid history.

bid history.Led by the bid committee and the government alongside the Ile-de-France region, the City of Paris and the National Olympic and Paralympic Committees, the initiative will allow people from across the country to engage in personal meetings

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