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Sveriges första fotbollsplan för spelare med synnedsättningar invigs idag i Hägerstensåsen

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  Cision Wire - 2016-04-10 07:23

I dag den 10 april invigs Sveriges första fotbollsplan för spelare med synnedsättningar på Hägerstensåsens bollplan i Hägersten.

Synskadas Riksförbund, Mälarhöjdens IK Fotboll, Stockholms stad, Allmänna arvsfonden och Parasport Stockholm. -

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EM-triumf för Reppe i parasport: vann mixedfinalen mot Italien

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  Östersunds-Posten - 2016-04-09 18:05

Zandra Reppe brände chansen att kvala in till Paralympics i Rio. Revanschen kom tre dagar senare när hon och Pierre Claesson vann bågskyttarnas mixedfinal i EM. Finalen sköts vid stranden, i ett blåsigt Saint-Jean-de-Monts i Frankrike.

EM-triumf för Reppe i parasport: vann mixedfinalen mot Italien.... Zandra Reppe brände chansen att kvala in till Paralympics i Rio.... Först missade hon chansen att kvala in till Paralympics i Rio, dels blev hon "bara" sexa i den individuella tävlingen.

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Vetlandabo tog EM-guld

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  Smålands Dagblad - 2016-04-09 17:20

Vetlanda BSK:s Pierre Claesson är nybliven EM-guldmedaljör. Han och Zandra Reppe såg till att Sverige sköt till sig EM-guldet i Para-EM i Frankrike. 49-årige Vetlandaskytten Pierre Claesson hade framgångar under VM i somras.

49-årige Vetlandaskytten Pierre Claesson hade framgångar under VM i somras.Men då räckte det vare sig till medalj eller till en plats i paralympics i höst.... Men nu borde den där platsen i paralympics vara nära.

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Svenskt paraguld i bågskytte-EM

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  TTELA - 2016-04-09 17:10

Parasport/TT Sverige tog guld i mixed i para-EM i bågskytte i franska Saint-Jean-de-Monts. I finalen besegrade Zandra Reppe och Pierre Claesson favorittippade Italien.

Parasport/TT Sverige tog guld i mixed i para-EM i bågskytte i franska Saint-Jean-de-Monts.

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Olsson pressade världsettan

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  Svenska Tennisförbundet - 2016-04-09 12:11

Stefan Olsson tar nya steg mot guldformen inför Paralympics i Rio. Världssjuan nådde semifinal i ITF Super Series-tävlingen i Sydafrika.

Stefan Olsson tar nya steg mot guldformen inför Paralympics i Rio.... Olsson är svensk tennis stora medaljhopp i Rio de Janeiro där sommarens OS och Paralympics går av stapeln.... Svensken är regerande paralympisk mästare i dubbel och har som mål att...

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Intl news (68 news)

 

 

Fall and winter Best Preps nominees announced

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  Greeley Tribune - 2016-04-10 08:09

The banquet honors the best athletes from all 18 Weld County schools The Tribune covers. It takes place at 6:30 p.m. May 26 at the University of Northern Colorado grand ballroom in the University Center.

May 26 at the University of Northern Colorado grand ballroom in the University Center.The featured speaker will be John Register, a motivational speaker and Paralympian, who competed on the United States Paralympian team in swimming in 1996 and

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IndusInd Bank launches “IndusInd For Sports” – a non-banking sports vertical

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  APN News - 2016-04-10 07:53

Previous story: 83 people charred to death in temple fire in Kerala’s Kollam district Next story: Roposo is the Official Social Media Partner

Two among these, Amit Saroha and Devendra Jhajharia, have already qualified to represent India at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this September.... Para swimmer Suyash Jadhav, also among the 15 athletes, has already breached the ‘A’ qualification mark for the Paralympics...

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Standing on own feat, para-athletes refuse to give up

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  Hindustan Times - 2016-04-10 07:45

On a fateful September evening in 2007, Amit Kumar Saroha’s life changed forever. A road accident left him with severe spinal injuries, confining the sturdy youngster to life on a wheelchair.

Para-athletes from Punjab, Rajasthan and Karnataka have also shown their mettle in national events and the Paralympics — the special Olympics held alongside the summer games. “Now, disabled people are encouraged by family members to pursue

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Here are the 2016 220 Triathlon Award Winners

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  220 Triathlon - 2016-04-10 07:25

Javier Gomez, Gwen Jorgensen and Emma Pooley were among the many stars that were crowned at a glittering ceremony in London

The Men's Paratriathlete of the Year award once went again to Phil Hogg, who won the GB National Champs in 2015 and is vying for Paralympic selection at Rio.

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Political crisis will not harm Rio Olympics: Rousseff

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  Ecns.cn - 2016-04-10 07:04

Image provided by Brasil's Presideny shows Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff, participating during a press conference at Planalto Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil, on March 11, 2016.

"If we are capable of organizing the Olympics and the Paralympics, we are also capable of returning our country to growth," she added.

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This 23-year-old cyclist without arms is crowd-funding his Olympic dream

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  Yourstory.in - 2016-04-10 06:55

This story is about mind over matter. It’s about the 23-year-old Jaswinder Singh who was born without arms but defied all odds to become one of India’s leading para-cyclists.

It’s about the 23-year-old Jaswinder Singh who was born without arms but defied all odds to become one of India’s leading para-cyclists.Resident of Patran village near Patiala, Punjab, Jaswinder has set his sights on the Paralympics in Rio this

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Tokyo dreams fuel Cambodia’s first disabled basketballers

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  The New Age Online - 2016-04-10 06:44

Slamming into each other with a metallic crunch, Cambodia’s first women’s wheelchair basketball team are changing attitudes to disability in a nation where unexploded landmines claim new victims every week but physical impairments are scorned.

sights on a lofty goal: qualifying for the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo. “It’s definitely something we can aim for.

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London 2012 polyclinic to be named after Paralympic founder Sir Ludwig

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  Inside The Games - 2016-04-10 06:35

...Guttmann.
Emily Goddard Tuesday, 11 September 2012 Sir Ludwig sowed the seeds for the Paralympics in 1948 in Britain when he organised sporting competitions for injured patients in Stoke Mandeville, many of who were rehabilitating from World War Two at the local hospital.

London 2012 polyclinic to be named after Paralympic founder Sir Ludwig. ...Guttmann.Emily Goddard Tuesday, 11 September 2012 Sir Ludwig sowed the seeds for the Paralympics in 1948 in Britain when he organised sporting competitions for injured

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HERO-Qatar's outreach mission in Philippines

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  Qatar Tribune - 2016-04-10 05:31

HERO-Qatar Ambassador and beauty pageant title-holder Jaya San Jose led an outreach effort at the Philippine General Hospital (PGH), a tertiary state-owned hospital in Manila, recently.

Paralympian Marites Burce, who represented the Philippines in a tournament held in Doha recently, welcomed Dimaano to the centre, which currently hosts more than 150 persons with disabilities.

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Davis keeps on rowing despite setback

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  Columbian.com - 2016-04-10 05:04

A   A Anthony Davis had every intention of spending this week in New Jersey rowing for a chance to represent the United States at a qualifying race for the Paralympic Games.

A   A Anthony Davis had every intention of spending this week in New Jersey rowing for a chance to represent the United States at a qualifying race for the Paralympic Games.But the path to Rio turned choppy for the Vancouver resident during a March

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Oleksiak mows down a pair of swim records

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  Flamborough Review - 2016-04-10 04:49

TORONTO — Teen sensation Penny Oleksiak demolished both a national and world junior record en route to earning a third swim in Rio this summer. The 15-year-old Torontonian claimed the women's 100-metre freestyle gold in 53.

The 2016 Olympic and Paralympic teams will be officially introduced after Sunday's finals.... The Paralympic qualification process is different, but the swimmers will know by Sunday whether they'll be packing their bags for Brazil this summer.

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The power of sports

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  D+C - Development And Cooperation - 2016-04-10 04:36

Twenty years ago, Australian-born Christopher Minko founded the Cambodian National Volleyball League (Disabled), CNVLD. It was the country’s first comprehensive sports programme for people with a disability.

On this base, I created the National Paralympics Committee of Cambodia which is now a well established organisation that cooperates with international bodies to develop Cambodian disability sports.... The International Paralympics Committee (IPC) has...

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Teen swim sensation Penny Oleksiak mows down a pair of records at Olympic trials

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  610 CKTB - 2016-04-10 04:23

, EDT. TORONTO - Teen sensation Penny Oleksiak demolished both a national and world junior record en route to earning a third swim in Rio this summer. The 15-year-old Torontonian claimed the women's 100-metre freestyle gold in 53.

The 2016 Olympic and Paralympic teams will be officially introduced after Sunday's finals.... The Paralympic qualification process is different, but the swimmers will know by Sunday whether they'll be packing their bags for Brazil this summer.

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Michael Phelps at Gold Gala fundraiser: "NBAC is always our home"

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  Howard County Times - 2016-04-10 03:10

Michael Phelps laughed as his mind drifted back over years of agonizing training sessions, blowout arguments with coaches and shared jokes with friends.

Olympic and Paralympic Trials this summer.... Proceeds from Saturday's gala at the Boumi Temple in White Marsh will cover travel expenses for the club's Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls.

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Talking the lingo in Rio: Chatting with your new Portuguese speaking friends about goalball

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  AfricaNewsDesk.com - 2016-04-10 02:58

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. If you ...

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.

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Huge boost for paddlers as they prepare for world titles

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  Sunshine Coast Daily - 2016-04-10 02:20

MEMBER for Caloundra Mark McArdle donated $3000 to the Sunshine Coast's No Limits Adaptive Paddling Program on Friday.

"We've got a girl who is a Paralympian from World Championships basketball and she's now paddling, they are all very competitive and train very hard."

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Swimmer Jake Packard is on the road to Rio

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  Sunshine Coast Daily - 2016-04-10 02:08

PETER Allen sang about it and come August, Coast swimmer Jake Packard will be living it. The 21-year-old's road to the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games was sealed on Friday night with a win in the final of his favoured 100m breaststroke event.

Fellow University of Sunshine Coast Spartan swimmers Braedan Jason, 17 and Michael Anderson, 28, have qualified for the Australian Paralympic team as well.

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Michel Anderson and Braedan Jason bound for Paralympics

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  Sunshine Coast Daily - 2016-04-10 02:08

EXPERIENCED Paralympic campaigner Michael Anderson and newcomer Braedan Jason are among the first Coast swimmers to have qualified from the Rio Games.

Michel Anderson and Braedan Jason bound for Paralympics.... EXPERIENCED Paralympic campaigner Michael Anderson and newcomer Braedan Jason are among the first Coast swimmers to have qualified from the Rio Games.Anderson, 28, won the Australian...

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Adam Afriyie offers UK expertise to Ghana

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  AfricanVoiceOnline.co.uk - 2016-04-10 01:30

:51 pm 0 views Tweet Edited by Agency Reporter Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Ghana, Adam Afriyie made his first official trip to Ghana, the native country of his father.

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

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Asian Young Reporters hear from the experts

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  Association Internationale De La Presse Sportive - 2016-04-10 01:27

- The final day of training at the Asian Young Reporters camp in Hong Kong was inspirational as several guest speakers from across the globe shared their life-time experiences in journalism.

Kyodo News Agency Japan was appointed by the IOC as the host news agency for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

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'No one should let disability stop them' Golden girl Rachel Lambert shoots

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  Scottish Daily Star - 2016-04-10 01:10

...for the stars.
BRITAIN'S shortest shooter has her sights set on glory – despite being less than four foot tall.

distance of about 10m. “That might not sound too far, but I'm aiming for a black dot on the wall the size of a full stop.” Events co-ordinator Rachel took up shooting in 2007 after visiting the Paralympic training ground at Stoke Mandeville in

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News Meet the new Blade Runner: Ntando Mahlangu has sights set on Rio

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  Times Live South Africa - 2016-04-10 00:46

The 14-year-old is clear on what his one and only focus is - running.

Paralympics. Ntando staked his claim for a place in the team after competing in the 400m for under-16s at the South Africa Junior Track and Field Championships in Germiston last Saturday.... His coach, Cathy Landsberg, said they would remain focused on their goal in the run-up to the Paralympics...

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Japan to Test New Fingerprint Payment System

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  PC Magazine - 2016-04-10 00:20

Te country hopes to have everyone using their fingers to pay for purchases by 2020. What's easier than swiping a credit card through a reader?

Though the end goal is to have the entire country on board with fingerprint scanning for payments by 2020—just in time for the Tokyo Summer Olympics and the Summer Paralympics—there will be around 300 stores participating in this summer's test.

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Javelin genius

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  The Hindu - 2016-04-09 23:52

Thanks to support from GoSports Foundation and the Indian government’s Target Olympic Podium scheme, Jhajharia will travel to Finland later this month to prepare for the Rio Paralympics.

Javelin genius. Thanks to support from GoSports Foundation and the Indian government’s Target Olympic Podium scheme, Jhajharia will travel to Finland later this month to prepare for the Rio Paralympics.PHOTO:... VIVEK BENDRE Paralympic gold medallist...

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Alexander Elliot is seeking his first-ever Paralympic nomination

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  Toronto Observer - 2016-04-09 23:00

Alexander Elliot wants to become a Paralympian for the first time in Rio.

Alexander Elliot is seeking his first-ever Paralympic nomination.... Alexander Elliot wants to become a Paralympian for the first time in Rio.TORONTO – Alexander Elliot finished first in the men’s 100-metre butterfly final Friday night, during the Canadian Paralympic...

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Benoit Huot to treat tough Para-swim race as learning experience

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  Toronto Observer - 2016-04-09 23:00

TORONTO—Benoit Huot wore a look of visible frustration as he got out of the pool on Thursday night at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre.

he said. “Obviously in London I did well (2012 Paralympics gold), 2013 I did well, 2014 I did pretty good, but last year and this year seems to be a challenge and I don’t know what I do differently either.” After receiving his runner-up

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2016 Sport Calendar

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  Sporting Life - 2016-04-09 22:15

Check out all the key sporting dates in 2016 with our comprehensive event calendar.

ROWING: Apr 20-22: Gavirate: Paralympic qualification regatta.... PARALYMPICS: Sep 7-18: Rio de Janeiro: Paralympic Games. RACING: Sep 8: Chelmsford, Chepstow, Doncaster, Epsom.

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Terentev hat-trick helps Russia to another win at Ice Sledge Hockey European Championships

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  Insidethegames.biz - 2016-04-09 21:41

Nikolai Terentev helped himself to a hat-trick as Russia beat Italy 4-1 to maintain their 100 per cent record at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Ice Sledge Hockey European Championships in Sweden.

Nikolai Terentev helped himself to a hat-trick as Russia beat Italy 4-1 to maintain their 100 per cent record at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Ice Sledge Hockey European Championships in Sweden.Sandro Kalegari gave defending champions

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Rio-Bound Paralympians Planning High Performance Training Stints Abroad

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  HighBeam Research - 2016-04-09 20:46

Mumbai, April 8 -- Not just India's Rio Olympics-bound athletes, a few Paralympians too are planning training stints abroad after having made the cut for the upcoming 2016 Paralympic Games.

Rio-Bound Paralympians Planning High Performance Training Stints Abroad.... Mumbai, April 8 -- Not just India's Rio Olympics-bound athletes, a few Paralympians too are planning training stints abroad after having made the cut for the upcoming 2016 Paralympic Games.Paralympians...

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Wheelchair fencing a joy for Oregon man with cerebral palsy

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  Oregonian - 2016-04-09 20:40

SALEM, Ore. (The Statesman Journal)­-- Chris Barrilleaux leaves his home once a week. Every Friday night, the 27-year-old has a half-hour fencing lesson. His mother, Julie Miller, prepares him for the outing.

All three weapons are wielded today in Olympic and Paralympic fencing, in which there is almost no distinction between able-bodied and wheelchair fencing.

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Stronger command structure urged for handling protests

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  South China Morning Post - 2016-04-09 20:36

One of London’s former top cops says Hong Kong hasn’t “invested sufficiently at strategic and command levels” to confront the increasing trend of “violence and the tendency to use disorder to gain semi-legitimate means.

An audience including deputy commissioners Wong Chi-hung and Chau Kwok-leung listened to one of London’s experienced commanders with 36 years, who took charge of policing for the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, 2011 London riots, the 2009 G20

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470 Europeans: USA Women in 6th, Men in 8th Overall

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  US Sailing - 2016-04-09 20:31

Pictured: Stu McNay and Dave Hughes, Men’s 470, US Sailing Team Sperry FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2016 Palma de Mallorca, Spain –

The top boats in each Olympic and Paralympic class are selected annually to be members of the US Sailing Team Sperry.

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Activites At The ABAX A Success

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  Noodls - 2016-04-09 20:14

Peterborough United Football Club Ltd. (via noodls) / Peterborough United invited a number of different charity organisations and provided demonstrations before and at half-time of the club's Sky Bet League One encounter with Rochdale at the ABAX Stadium.

You can follow John's incredible Road2Rio challenge, where he will be partaking in a number of Olympic and Paralympic sports at www.youtube.com/watch?v=UrmRnquAUvM where you can also find out how you can donate!

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Brazil- Olympics/Construction

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  News Content - 2016-04-09 19:45

Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic venues are now 98 percent complete following the official unveiling of the city's Aquatics Stadium on Friday.

The venue will also feature the swimming events of the Paralympic Games which follow in September.... The Barra Olympic Park is at the heart of the Rio games, hosting 16 categories in the Olympics and nine in the Paralympics.

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Tourists in Japan will now be able to pay for goods with their FINGERPRINTS as country prepares to trial innovative scheme

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  NewsRT.co.uk - 2016-04-09 19:17

Tourists visiting Japan won't need to change their money up as the country plans to introduce fingerprint currency.

The Japanese government are introducing the project in bid to encourage visitors from abroad in the lead up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Poland claim two team gold medals on penultimate day of action at European

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  Inside The Games - 2016-04-09 19:08

...Para-Archery Championships.
Daniel Etchells Saturday, 9 April 2016 Poland claimed the men's recurve team and mixed recurve team titles on the penultimate day of action at the European Para-Archery Championships in Saint-Jean-de-Monts in France.

It came after Sawicki had joined forces with London 2012 Paralympic bronze medallist Milena Olszewska to defeat Russia's Svetlana Barantseva and Bato Tsydendorzhiev 5-3 in the mixed recurve team showdown.

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Testimony in Pistorius trial ‘affected’ by TV coverage

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  Irish Times - 2016-04-09 17:57

Author tells Bar Council conference coverage of case similar to that of major sporting event The televising of the Oscar Pistorius trial turned

The court found the disabled athlete guilty of culpable homicide.

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Giving Back Makes It All Worthwhile

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  London Ontario Golf - 2016-04-09 17:48

Wilson Golf Reed on the Greens April 9, 2016 by Jeffrey Reed, Editor, LondonOntarioGolf.com There’s an inspirational quote from basketball legend Michael Jordan that continues to provide motivation: “ Obstacles don’t have to stop you.

1925). In fact, as a disabled athlete, I’m proud to say I’ve never given up on my dreams – not during those two Intercounty Baseball League seasons, nor today as a Staff Advisory member with Wilson Golf.

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Frith & Walker win Euro archery gold

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  BBC - 2016-04-09 17:46

British Para-archers Jo Frith and John Walker have added the European W1 Open Mixed Team event title to their world crown after a comprehensive success in windy conditions in France. The pair combined to beat Russia 140-121.

Earlier in the week, Macqueen earned another Rio Paralympic qualification slot for Great Britain to make it 10 in total.

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US basketball teams to stay on cruise ship at Rio 2016

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  Insidethegames.biz - 2016-04-09 17:42

United States' basketball teams will stay on one of two cruise ships housed on Guanabara Bay during Rio 2016, it has been confirmed, with the other to be filled predominantly by members of the

 



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