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Handikappidrott, Sverige (4 news)

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Handikappidrott, Sverige (4 news)

 

 

Idrott när den är som allra bäst

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  Norran - 2016-04-13 16:30

Det är en skön stämning när Skellefteå Parasport anordnar innebandycup.

Det är en skön stämning när Skellefteå Parasport anordnar innebandycup.Det är bara att hålla med domaren Larrys Johansson när han säger:... Taggar: #skellefteå parasport #team leif.

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Klövsjö Para Ski Days vill få fler att våga satsa på sin idrott

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  Sveriges Radio Jämtland - 2016-04-13 14:29

I helgen arrangeras ett stort nationellt skidläger i Klövsjö för barn och ungdomar med en funktionsnedsättning - Klövsjö Para Ski Days.

Det är Åsarna IK och Klövsjö Alpina som står bakom arrangemanget tillsammans med Parasport Jämtland/Härjedalen.... Därför har vi skapat den här grogrunden, eller plattformen, som vi hoppas ska vara en rekryteringsbas för idrottssverige med paralympiska...

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Östersund blir värd för parasportkonferens

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  Sveriges Radio Jämtland - 2016-04-13 11:21

EM i kälkhockey har nyss varit i Östersund och nu siktar regionen på att ta hem fler internationella vintertävlingar inom parasport.

EM i kälkhockey har nyss varit i Östersund och nu siktar regionen på att ta hem fler internationella vintertävlingar inom parasport.I slutet på april står Östersund som värd när representanter från 26 nationer, den internationella

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Skytte på OS-banorna väntar i världscupen

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  Svenska Skyttesportförbundet - 2016-04-13 11:17

Nu är det dags för skyttevärldscup i de olympiska disciplinerna igen, den andra i ordningen för såväl lerduva som gevär och pistol. Och det är inte vilken världscup som helst. Det är nämligen dags att skjuta in årets olympiska skjutbanor.

Genom ett samarbete med Parasportförbundet kommer nämligen Paralympicsklara Jacobsson till start, liksom Joackim Norberg som här kommer att tävla i luft- och fripistol.... Paraskyttarnas eget testevent inför Paralympics blev inställt och därför får de i...

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Paralympian left stranded after airline 'lost' her wheelchair

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  Stv.tv - 2016-04-14 08:51

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Paralympian left stranded after airline 'lost' her wheelchair.

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Parliament: ActiveSG members cross 1 million mark, more being done to encourage sports

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  Straits Times - 2016-04-14 08:38

SINGAPORE - More than one million Singaporeans and permanent residents have signed up with ActiveSG, the national movement for sports, and more will be done to encourage the country to pursue a healthy sporting lifestyle.

"But I would like to emphasise that sports excellence means far more when Team Singapore athletes give back to the community," she added, citing para swimmer Yip Pin Xiu, the Republic's first and only Paralympic gold medallist, as an inspiration.

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Tunisian aquathlon athletes win gold at Triathlon African Cup and Pan Arab Championships

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  MENAFN - 2016-04-14 08:30

(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) Even when surrounded by some of the best in the region, Egyptian athletes stood out at the 2016 ATU Triathlon African Cup and Pan Arab Championships, organised by Alameda Triathlons and the Arab Triathlon Confederation.

The tournament included divisions for disabled athletes of which Egyptians were the highest demographic.

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Toranomon Hills Evolving as a Global Business Hub

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  ME Newswire - 2016-04-14 08:26

-Mori Building unveils three redevelopment projects leading up to 2020 and beyond- TOKYO - Thursday, April 14th 2016 [ME NewsWire] ( BUSINESS

facilities. The tower will house the new BRT station connecting central Tokyo, the bay area and various venues for Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, as well as a new Airport Limousine bus terminal that will connect Toranomon to Tokyo's...

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Goal Ball Tournament supports Autism awareness

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  Ashland Collegian - 2016-04-14 08:20

Starting forward Andrew Oswald felt confident about his team’s prospects for the first annual Goal Ball Tournament at Ashland University. “The goal in this game is to score more goals than the other team,” he said.

Goal Ball is a sport that is actually played in the Paralympic Games by professional athletes.

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Le Clos and Van der Burgh lead the way to Rio at SA Championships

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  SASCOC - 2016-04-14 08:11

Olympian Chad le Clos confirmed his Rio Olympics qualification as he won the final of the 200-metre butterfly on day four of the national aquatic championships in Durban on Wednesday. Le Clos, who turned 24 on Tuesday, won with a quick 1min 55.

In the multi-disability section, Alani Ferreira (S13) walked away with her fourth Paralympic Qualification time and third African Record, this time in the 100m butterfly, clocking 1:23.37.... Cape Town’s Achmat Hassiem (S10) swam to a Paralympic...

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Former Mackay swimmer in Paralympics

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  Daily Mercury News - 2016-04-14 08:10

SWIMMING: Former Mackay swimmer Logan Powell will swim at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. The teenager was Mackay Regional Council's Australia Day Junior Sports hero in 2010 and moved to the Sunshine Coast to further his swimming.

Former Mackay swimmer in Paralympics.... SWIMMING: Former Mackay swimmer Logan Powell will swim at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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Going for an encore

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  IOL - 2016-04-14 08:08

Roland Schoeman has set his sights on a fifth Olympics and is available for flag-bearing duties at Rio, writes Sihle Mlambo He was part of the Great South African relay team of 2004 that gave rise to the Chads and the Camerons of this world.

There are hundreds of swimmers going through the paces, stretching and loosening their bodies before the trial heats for the Rio Olympics and Paralympic Games later this year.

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IOC insist all Rio 2016 construction projects conducted on pillars of "transparency and good governance"

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  Insidethegames.biz - 2016-04-14 07:42

International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials were forced to ward off corruption allegations surrounding Rio 2016 construction projects here today, claiming all work was based on "pillars of transparency and good governance".

"Transparency and good governance are the pillars of the way we are working - nothing more.” A request for an enquiry into all construction contracts associated with the Olympics and Paralympics was filed by Rio de Janerio councillors late last

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Paralympian claims she was left stranded after British Airways ?lost? her

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  ITV - 2016-04-14 06:11

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Malta Paralympians at Cyprus Games

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  Times of Malta - 2016-04-14 06:05

Sixteen Special Olympics Malta athletes, from three different sport, are currently representing the country at the Cyprus National Games which come to a close tomorrow. The other competitors hail from Cyprus and Greece.

Malta Paralympians at Cyprus Games.

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Health officials hail "turning point" after link proven between Zika virus and microcephaly

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  Insidethegames.biz - 2016-04-14 05:58

A link between ZIka virus and microcephaly has been proven today by health official in United States, increasing fears that people will not travel to the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

A link between ZIka virus and microcephaly has been proven today by health official in United States, increasing fears that people will not travel to the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.In what marks the most conclusive study yet on the virus,

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Invictus Games Orlando 2016 Announce Dazzling Opening Ceremony Program

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  Gamedeveloper - Digitalmedianet.com - 2016-04-14 05:56

/PRNewswire/ --?The Invictus Games Orlando 2016, presented by Jaguar Land Rover, taking place from May 8-12 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at

Paralympic Games Ceremonies.

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Australia Names Paralympic Squad

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  Big News Network - 2016-04-14 05:46

Thursday 14th April, 2016 After some outstanding performances at the 2016 Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Championships, 31 athletes have today been nominated to the Australian Paralympic Committee for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Australia Names Paralympic Squad.... Thursday 14th April, 2016 After some outstanding performances at the 2016 Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Championships, 31 athletes have today been nominated to the Australian Paralympic Committee for the Rio 2016 Paralympic...

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News - Feature - Hunter Woodhall - DyeStat

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  RunnerSpace.com - 2016-04-14 05:45

Woodhall charting his own path as Paralympian  By Doug Binder, DyeStat Editor   Hunter Woodhall can’t escape the comparisons to Oscar Pistorius . And for the most part, that’s not a bad thing.   They share a similar story.

News - Feature - Hunter Woodhall - DyeStat. Woodhall charting his own path as Paralympian  By Doug Binder, DyeStat Editor   Hunter Woodhall can’t escape the comparisons to Oscar Pistorius .... Paralympic Team.   Pistorius, a South African, is in prison.

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Frankston’s Ellie Cole eyes Rio gold

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  Herald Sun - 2016-04-14 05:43

South EastFrankston’s Ellie Cole powers into another Paralympic Games with world record performanceApril 14, 2016 1:20pmFrankston Standard Leader

South EastFrankston’s Ellie Cole powers into another Paralympic Games with world record performanceApril 14, 2016 1:20pmFrankston Standard Leader. ...South EastFrankston’s Ellie Cole powers into another Paralympic Games with world record

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NIMASA applauds as EU moves to invest 20m Euros to boost maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea

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  News Express Nigeria - 2016-04-14 05:43

By News Express on 14/04/2016 Share on Tweet Views: 20 The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency

Nigerian-American Paralympic star Dennis Ogbe makes strong case...

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WORLD TABLE TENNIS DAY MARKED IN HONIARA

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  Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation - 2016-04-14 05:40

Table Tennis. Photo credit: www.jamaicaobserver.

Table Tennis. Photo credit: www.jamaicaobserver.com The Solomon Islands Table Tennis Federation (SITTF) and Solomon Islands National Paralympic Committee (SINPC) acknowledged the Ministry of Home Affairs for giving meaning to this year’s World Table...

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Paralympian claims she was left stranded after British Airways 'lost' her wheelchair

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  itv.com - 2016-04-14 05:29

A British paralympian has claimed she was left stranded when British Airways "lost" her wheelchair.

Paralympian claims she was left stranded after British Airways 'lost' her wheelchair.... A British paralympian has claimed she was left stranded when British Airways "lost" her wheelchair.Pippa Britton, who has competed in archery at the Beijing and...

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Paralympics star David Weir backs calls for Muhammad Ali to be knighted

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  London Evening Standard - 2016-04-14 05:15

MARK BLUNDEN Tuesday 12 April 2016 12:26 BST Big fan: David Weir winning gold in the 800m at London 2012 Julian Finney/Getty

Paralympics star David Weir backs calls for Muhammad Ali to be knighted.... Paralympics star David Weir told today how Muhammad Ali inspires him to “be the greatest” as the wheelchair racer backed calls for the legendary boxer to be given an honorary...

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IHG and ANA HOLDINGS Announce Extended Strategic Partnership

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  InterContinental Hotels Group - 2016-04-14 04:49

Partnership extended to 2036 following successful decade of collaboration Tokyo: InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading

The brand recognition from the global presence of both companies presents further opportunities to accommodate travellers from around the world during the 2019 Rugby World Cup and 2020 Tokyo Olympic & Paralympic Games events and beyond.  Jan

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Jamaica's paralympic athletes can be be assessed at home

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  RJR News Online - 2016-04-14 04:45

Jamaica may no longer have to send its Paralympic athletes overseas for assessment, freeing up funding for other aspects of its programme.

Jamaica's paralympic athletes can be be assessed at home.... Jamaica may no longer have to send its Paralympic athletes overseas for assessment, freeing up funding for other aspects of its programme.Team doctor Rory Dixon who joined the programme in 2006,...

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Support our crews with their international competition costs

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  Rowing Australia News - 2016-04-14 04:23

and the Australian Sports Foundation have teamed up to launch a new fundraising initiative.

Seat fees are the costs associated with sending teams overseas to compete.  This year, being an Olympic and Paralympic one, provides a unique opportunity for all U23 and junior athletes, to compete at the same event as the non-Olympic senior crews

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Redefining the Doreh

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  Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles - 2016-04-14 04:19

Men playing dominoes. Photo from Flickr Commons I remember Saturday nights at my grandparents’ house — thin clouds of cigarette smoke lingering

territory. Within our diverse circle, we have an occupational therapist for the Los Angeles Unified School District, who spends her free time spearheading Angel City Sports, the leading Paralympic Sports movement in Southern California that provides...

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Area athlete prepares for Paralympic games

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  Lansing State Journal - 2016-04-14 04:18

Share MediaShow Caption Share This Video Justin Caine, 2016 Paralympic hopeful, trains for the shotput and long jump at Jenison Fieldhouse at MSU.

Area athlete prepares for Paralympic games.... Share MediaShow Caption Share This Video Justin Caine, 2016 Paralympic hopeful, trains for the shotput and long jump at Jenison Fieldhouse at MSU.

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Senate Liberals Invite Independents To Work With Them

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  Huffington Post Canada - 2016-04-14 04:15

OTTAWA — The Senate Liberals are extending an open hand to the new independent members of the upper chamber, inviting them to join their caucus or work with them informally.

(Photo: Patrice LaPointe/fotosports.ca) Petitclerc plans to vote and make decisions first and foremost as a citizen, guided by her convictions, expertise and competence, the former paralympian said. “I won’t be engaging in any politics,” she added,

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Charlotte Rollin' Hornets Junior and Adult Teams Finish 5th in the Nation

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  NBA - 2016-04-14 04:08

Two of Charlotte's Rollin' Hornets wheelchair basketball teams captured fifth-place finishes at the 68th Annual NWBA National Championship Tournament held in Louisville, KY from April 7-10.

Kiley, who coaches the JV team and was head coach for the USA National Women's Team at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, has announced that this will be his last season as a player.

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From soldier to Paralympian: Curtis McGrath’s story

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  Tasmania Mercury - 2016-04-14 04:07

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From soldier to Paralympian:

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From soldier to Paralympian: Curtis McGrath’s story

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  NEWS.com.au - 2016-04-14 03:59

Curtis McGrath was a soldier serving in Afghanistan when he lost his legs after stepping on an improvised explosive device. He is now a favourite to win gold at the 2016 Rio Paralympics in kayaking. This is his story. Edited by Madeline Whiting.

From soldier to Paralympian:... He is now a favourite to win gold at the 2016 Rio Paralympics in kayaking.

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US amputee humiliated when KL club takes away crutches

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  Free Malaysia Today - 2016-04-14 03:35

Bouncers at famous club snatch away crutches of YouTube sensation and bestselling author Josh Sundquist after they see him dancing on a raised platform in the centre of the club.

Sundquist, who was part of the United States Paralympic Ski Team in 2006, met his wife Ashley Nolan in a dance club in Washington.

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Rio Olympics 'On Track' Despite Brazil's Political, Economic Problems

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  4 Traders - 2016-04-14 03:17

RIO DE JANEIRO?Preparations for this summer's Olympics in Rio are on track with four months to go despite a rash of challenges facing the host

Only 22% of Paralympic Games tickets have been sold, however.

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Hunter Paralympic nominations

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  Newcastle Herald - 2016-04-14 03:09

Maddi Elliott and Prue Watt are one step closer to representing the Hunter at the Rio Paralympic Games. Hunter Paralympic pair Maddi Elliott and Prue Watt have edged closer to Rio after being nominated for the Australian swimming squad.

Hunter Paralympic nominations.... Maddi Elliott and Prue Watt are one step closer to representing the Hunter at the Rio Paralympic Games.... Hunter Paralympic pair Maddi Elliott and Prue Watt have edged closer to Rio after being nominated for the Australian...

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Christchurch brothers to compete in Halberg Junior Disability Games

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  The Press NZ - 2016-04-14 03:07

Brothers Celyn, 14, left, and Leuan Edwards, 13, are competing together - and sometimes against each other - at this year's Halberg Junior Disability Games in Cambridge. If the Edwards brothers remain on track, they will soon join ranks with .

Celyn said he wanted to qualify for the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

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289% increase international flights to Rio de Janeiro for the Olympics

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  Asia - ETB Travel News - 2016-04-14 03:04

Travel & Tourism News. Find out more at ETB News There will be an increase of 289%, compared with the same period in 2015, in the number of

For Paralympics, the increase so far is 50% compared to last year, from August 31st to September 18th.... China, Japan and the United States will be the countries with the highest number of tourists heading to the Olympics and Paralympics. “Great events...

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Starbound McEvoy perfects the science of swimming success

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  In Daily - 2016-04-14 02:38

Cameron McEvoy. Photo: Dave Hunt, AAP. What he achieved at the Rio Olympic trials in Adelaide may just be Australian swimming’s equivalent.

Meanwhile, a world record-breaking Australian Paralympic swimming team has been unveiled at the Rio trials in Adelaide.... Ellie Cole. Photo: Dave Hunt, AAP. The team will be spearheaded by dual Paralympian Ellie Cole who broke the eight year old S9 50m...

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New World Agenda Moves Ahead with Fingerprint Currency - Hello One World Government!

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  Before It's News - 2016-04-14 02:38

(Before It's News)An Exclusive You Have To See: Facebook’s Diabolical New Initiative Is Causing Mass Exodus—1000s Shut Down As They Discover… Oh, they make it sound SO easy and CONVENIENT! What a good idea! Sure it is (sarcasm).

The fingerprint experiment is part of a wider effort by the Japanese government to encourage visitors from overseas to visit the capital in the run up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Olympic weather

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  Geography - 2016-04-14 02:37

02.02.2012 10:49:54 Using the Olympic and Paralympic Games to teach about weather. Teaching Geography, spring 2012.

Olympic weather. 02.02.2012 10:49:54 Using the Olympic and Paralympic Games to teach about weather.

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Aiming for Gold

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  Geography - 2016-04-14 02:37

04.07.2011 00:00:00 View an interactive sample of this new DVD based on the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Aiming for Gold. 04.07.2011 00:00:00 View an interactive sample of this new DVD based on the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.321905 347867 31989.

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Fatiaki predicts West victory

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  Fiji Times - 2016-04-14 02:26

THE Coca-Cola Games titles could travel to the Western Division again, said Team Fiji Paralympics coach Freddy Fatiaki. He believes past results indicated that the Western Division had the upper hand in the biggest Fijian annual sporting tournament.

THE Coca-Cola Games titles could travel to the Western Division again, said Team Fiji Paralympics coach Freddy Fatiaki.

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Hudson’s Bay Styles Team Canada

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  License - 2016-04-14 02:23

Canadian retailer will launch the branded apparel collection ahead of the Olympic games. Hudson’s Bay Company has unveiled its Team Canada collection that athletes will wear for the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Hudson’s Bay Company has unveiled its Team Canada collection that athletes will wear for the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.As the official outfitter of Team Canada, Hudson’s Bay will provide each Olympic and Paralympic Team with

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IOC praise progress of Rio 2016 but warn "thousands of details remain"

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  Insidethegames.biz - 2016-04-14 02:15

International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission chair Nawal El Moutawakel has delivered a message of cautious praise following their final visit ahead of the Games, warning how "thousands of details" still need to be resolved.

"The Rio 2016 team is ready to rise to this challenge and deliver Olympic and Paralympic Games that will reflect Brazilians’ warmth, hospitality and passion for sports.

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Rio Olympics to make Brazil 'proud', says IOC

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  China.org.cn - 2016-04-14 01:51

Rio de Janeiro is on track to host an Olympic Games that will make Brazil proud as organizers enter the final straight in their preparations for the quadrennial event, a top International Olympic Committee (IOC) official said on Wednesday.

It will be followed by the Paralympics from September 7-18.

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