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Handikappidrott, Sverige (3 news)

 

 

Nu koras århundradets bästa idrottare

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  MyNewsdesk - 2016-04-15 08:41

Pressmeddelande CEST Trollhättan 20 På lördag är det äntligen dags att avslöja vem som är Århundrades manliga respektive kvinnliga idrottare i Trollhättan!

Handikappidrottspris, prestation, manliga idrottare, kvinnliga idrottare, ledare, nykomling, förening.

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Lyckselebo hejar på Skellefteå

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  Västerbottens-Kuriren Plus - 2016-04-15 08:11

Porträtt Genom sitt engagemang i sport och på fritidsgårdarna är Per Vikström lite av en lokalkändis i Lycksele. I dag fyller han 40 år.

Boccia tävlas internationellt och är en stor sport inom handikappidrotten.

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Jämtlands län värd när paralympiska vinteridrotten tar nästa steg

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  Länsstyrelsen Jämtlands län - 2016-04-14 12:39

Deltagare från hela världen kommer att vara på plats i Östersund den 22-24 april för att staka ut den paralympiska vinteridrottens framtid. Ja - I år är det 40 år sedan Sverige stod som värd för historiens första paralympiska vinterspel.

Jämtlands län värd när paralympiska vinteridrotten tar nästa steg.... Deltagare från hela världen kommer att vara på plats i Östersund den 22-24 april för att staka ut den paralympiska vinteridrottens framtid.... Ja - I år är det 40 år sedan Sverige stod som värd för historiens första paralympiska vinterspel.Nu känns det självklart att vi åter samlas här för att ta nästa strategiska steg för en fortsatt global utveckling av paralympisk...

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East Lincoln grad using marathon to raise money

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  Denver Weekly - 2016-04-15 08:36

Staff Sgt. David Jensen is preparing to run in this year's New York City Marathon and is trying to raise money for disabled athletes in the process.

Staff Sgt. David Jensen is preparing to run in this year's New York City Marathon and is trying to raise money for disabled athletes in the process./ Courtesy of David Jensen NEW YORK – David Jensen has been a busy man since leaving Denver nearly...

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Latest - Former Guardsman prepares for Invictus Games

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  Newark Advertiser - 2016-04-15 08:35

A former Grenadier Guardsman, who lost both his legs in an explosion in Afghanistan, has qualified to represent Great Britain in Prince Harry’s Invictus Games for a second time.

eventually the games will become bigger than the Paralympics because there is enough interest.” Nathan took part in the Invictus Games in 2014 and competed in powerlifting and shot put. “I am the first in my class for the shot put so I should

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Discrimination didn’t stop these disabled women from playing basketball

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  thestar.com.my - 2016-04-15 08:10

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.

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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One last run for Parow’s star paralympian

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  ENCA - 2016-04-15 08:00

28 °C 13 °C Johannesburg, South Africa 30 °C 14 °C Pretoria, South Africa 26 °C 14 °C Cape Town, South Africa

One last run for Parow’s star paralympian.

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Wheelchair rugby: Leicester hosts Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby BT

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  Leicester Mercury - 2016-04-15 07:58

...Tri-Nations.
Leicester Mercury Posted: April 15, 2016 Wheelchair rugby being played at De Montfort University

GB will compete against world champions Canada and European finalists Sweden in the nine-match tournament as the teams prepare for the Rio Paralympics in September.

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CDC: Zika definitely causes severe birth defects

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  Equilibrio Informativo - 2016-04-15 07:48

Earlier this week, the CDC said there is no longer any doubt that Zika can cause birth defects , making it the first-known mosquito-borne virus with the ability to cause such harm to a developing fetus.

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

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Paralympian Rebecca Hart is on the Road to Rio

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  EquestrianLife.com.au - 2016-04-15 07:42

© Cherry Knoll Farm   Two-time Paralympian Rebecca Hart and Schroeter’s Romani hopped on a plane to Deauville, France, after a busy and successful winter season in Wellington, Florida.

Paralympian Rebecca Hart is on the Road to Rio.... © Cherry Knoll Farm   Two-time Paralympian Rebecca Hart and Schroeter’s Romani hopped on a plane to Deauville, France, after a busy and successful winter season in Wellington, Florida.After helping Team USA qualify for the 2016 Paralympics...

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Powerlifter Colbert is raising the bar at international level

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  Connaught Tribune - 2016-04-15 07:14

Galway's Jack Colbert, who became the first Irish Junior Para Powerlifter to win a World Cup event, is pictured with Colaiste Iognaid Principal Catherine Hickey.

looks like it will be the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo until he gets to fulfil his dream of powerlifting at the major championships.... However, he acknowledges he still has a bit to go before he is able to challenge for honours at senior level, saying this year’s Paralympics...

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Vietnam veteran’s St Andrews legacy - ‘Trust me, I’m never going to be in the hall of fame for golf!’

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  Tayside and Fife Courier - 2016-04-15 07:03

In an exclusive interview, a double amputee Vietnam War veteran, who was this week inducted into the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame, tells MICHAEL ALEXANDER how special golfing trips to St Andrews have the potential to save wounded soldiers’ lives.

But with the help of friends, and a move onto the basketball court with the Tacoma Wheelmen, he found the inner strength to go on to win the Boston Marathon, become a seven-time Paralympics gold medallist, downhill skier, cyclist, and endurance

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Paper Talk: The EPL star too fat to train

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  Daily Telegraph Australia - 2016-04-15 06:57

MORE embarrassment for Villa; hilarious Dortmund Twitter presence; Liverpool injury woe, cute Keane story and more... It’s your Friday dose of Paper Talk.

The transformation of the venue from its Olympic and Paralympic condition cost £272 million, with West Ham contributing £15 million.

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When the darkest hour becomes the finest

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  Daily Telegraph Australia - 2016-04-15 06:57

FOUR years ago Sapper Curtis McGrath was lying among the barren hills of the Afghanistan mountains in a former Taliban outpost. He had just stepped on an improvised explosive device (IED), laid by the Taliban before they deserted the area.

At that time the Olympics were on and I thought well if I can’t be in the Olympics, I’ll go for the Paralympics,” Curtis says. “I ended up being drugged up on morphine because the pain was excruciating but in the minutes after the blast that

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Stakeholders come together to discuss way forward

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  Times of Malta - 2016-04-15 06:18

SportMalta will bring together all the stakeholders in local sport during a national forum, being held on April 22 and 23 at the Kirkop Sports Complex.

The National Sport Forum participants will also be addressed by sports personalities who are enjoying success in their respective careers, namely footballer Alfred Effiong, Josephine Grima (basketball), Vlada Kravchenko (paralympic swimmer) and

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Zouk refutes ex-Paralympian’s claim

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  Malay Mail - 2016-04-15 04:44

Motivational speaker Sandquist was invited to speak at the fourth iM4U Reach Out Convention & Celebration.

Zouk refutes ex-Paralympian’s claim.... Motivational speaker Sandquist was invited to speak at the fourth iM4U Reach Out Convention & Celebration.— Picture via Twitter PETALING JAYA, April 15 — A nightclub has refuted claims by a former Paralympian he...

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Report: Parole recommended for Manson follower Van Houten

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  Hometown Life - 2016-04-15 04:22

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Read or Share this story: http://usat.ly/1NbChso TOP VIDEOS Area athlete prepares for Paralympic games 01:59 Abuse victim's father asks judge for tougher sentence 00:41 Delicious new food items at Lugnuts games 01:01 Spartan QB Tyler O'Connor

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There's An Airbnb In The Rio Olympic Arena, And You're Allowed To Jump On The Bed

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  Gizmodo Australia - 2016-04-15 04:12

Airbnb has just listed a bedroom built inside the Rio Olympic Arena, where the 2016 Olympic Games and gymnastics competition will be held. Before you go rushing to book your stay, read on.

During the Paralympic Games it will host the wheelchair basketball competition.

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LTA Mixed Coxed Four ready to take on Final Paralympic Qualification Regatta

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  Rowing Australia News - 2016-04-15 04:05

Brock Ingram and Jeremy McGrath share their thoughts on upcoming event Last week the Reinhold Batschi National Training Centre played host to the

LTA Mixed Coxed Four ready to take on Final Paralympic Qualification Regatta....Paralympic Qualification Regatta.... The crew must finish in the top two at the event in order to secure Australia’s Paralympic Team a berth at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.

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World: Speakers Focus on Online Recruitment Activity, Need to Implement Relevant Resolutions as Security Council Debates Threat of Global Terrorism

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  ReliefWeb - 2016-04-15 03:34

SC/12320 7670th Meeting (AM & PM) SECURITY COUNCIL MEETINGS COVERAGE Against the backdrop of recent deadly terrorist attacks around the

CARLOS DUARTE (Brazil) said his country had redoubled its efforts to counter terrorism as it prepared to host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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World-famous pianist Nicholas McCarthy to perform in Istanbul

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  Daily Sabah - 2016-04-15 03:21

Born without his right hand yet called one of the world's most successful pianists by music authorities, British pianist Nicholas McCarthy will perform at Zorlu Performing Arts Center on May 21.

After graduating from the London Royal College of Music in 2012, he won great recognition with his joint performance with world-famous British band Coldplay at the closing ceremony of the London Paralympics the same year.

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’Good can come out of bad,’ says Sophie’s dad

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  Daily Telegraph Australia - Northern Beaches - 2016-04-15 03:07

Life changed forever for the Delezio family when a car smashed into their daughter Sophie’s daycare centre leaving her with third-degree burns to 85 per cent of her body. She went on to lose both feet and a hand.

year, but they don’t faze her,” he said. “In fact, she has big ambitions.” One of them is to compete in the Paralympics.

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Paralympian Pippa Britton 'in tears' after claiming British Airways lost her wheelchair

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  Big News Network - 2016-04-15 02:57

BigNewsNetwork Established in 1999, each News.Net site specializes in local news, weather, international headlines, business and finance reports. The News.Net directory of sites covers every major region, country and city around the world, as well as U.

Paralympian Pippa Britton 'in tears' after claiming British Airways lost her wheelchair.

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Aviation: Globalization’s major artery for growth

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  eTurboNews - 2016-04-15 02:52

Across a region of over 20 nations, covering over 19 million square kilometers, representing a population of over 626 million people, where can one

Especially when the region is increasing the volume and value of its invitations to travelers through compelling marketing and promotional activity, and mega-events such as the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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WVRAA on third place in Palarong Pambansa

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  The Daily Guardian - 2016-04-15 02:43

THE WESTERN Visayas Regional Athletic Association (WVRAA) is nailed on third spot in the regular games of the ongoing 2016 Palarong Pambansa in Albay Sports and Tourism Complex. As of 1 p.m. of Apr.

Paralympic athletes from Region 6 ruled the day with 15 gold, 11 silver, and 8 bronze medals.

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Rio 2016 puts one million tickets on sale

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  ProKerala.com - 2016-04-15 02:35

Rio De Janeiro, April 15 Rio 2016 organisers have put on sale an additional one million tickets for this year's Olympic Games in one of the last chances for fans to attend the quadrennial event.

The first Olympics in South America will be held from August 5 to 21 and will be followed by the Paralympic Games from September 7 to 18.

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Rio 2016: Australian swim team ranked in contention for up to 25 Olympic medals after national titles – ABC Online

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  News Informer.info - 2016-04-15 02:28

ABC OnlineRio 2016: Australian swim team ranked in contention for up to 25 Olympic medals after national titlesABC OnlineAustralia’s swimmers could be

Cam McEvoy to finally unleash in Rio – The West AustralianThe West AustralianUSC Spartans to represent Australia at paralympicsThe Sunshine Coast Dailydailytelegraph.com.au -The Roar -ninemsn -USA TODAYall 52 news articles Read all here:

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PMH: more than a bunch of buildings for regular visitors

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  WA Today - 2016-04-15 01:59

No parent wants their child to spend time in hospital but for more than a century Princess Margaret Hospital has played a vial role in many young West Australians' lives.

ones. With the closure of PMH nearing as final work on the new Perth Children's Hospital is carried out, WA Paralympian Louise Sauvage shared memories of a place she spent large periods of her childhood.... Louise's story Despite enduring about 20 operations, spending nights away from her parents and many weeks at a time recovering from surgeries at Princess Margaret Hospital, Paralympian...

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Paralympian Louise Sauvage recalls a childhood at Princess Margaret Hospital

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  Melbourne Age - 2016-04-15 01:54

No parent wants their child to spend time in hospital but for more than a century Princess Margaret Hospital has played a vial role in many young West Australians' lives.

Paralympian Louise Sauvage recalls a childhood at Princess Margaret Hospital....ones. With the closure of PMH nearing as final work on the new Perth Children's Hospital is carried out, WA Paralympian Louise Sauvage shared memories of a place she spent...

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Taxpayers foot the bill for West Ham's stadium

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  Morning Star - 2016-04-15 01:35

Apr 2016 Friday 15th posted by Morning Star in Sport

Olympic and Paralympic condition cost £272m, with West Ham contributing a mere £15m.

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Paige off to Rio

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  Manning River Times - 2016-04-15 01:25

Wingham Swimming Club member Paige Leonhardt to compete at Rio's Paralympics.

Paige off to Rio. Wingham Swimming Club member Paige Leonhardt to compete at Rio's Paralympics.TAREE’S YMCA Manning Aquatic Leisure Centre (MALC) will be the focal point for swimmer Paige Leonhardt as she prepares for the Paralympics to be held in Rio...

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Disability Athletics Session Fri 15 April 2016

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  Redbridge London Borough Council - 2016-04-15 01:23

Athletics session for those with a disability. All impairments welcome.

Disability Athletics Session Fri 15 April 2016.

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Barry Hearn: My dog could've negotiated better Olympic Stadium deal for

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  Fleetwood Weekly News - 2016-04-15 01:10

...taxpayer.
Former Leyton Orient chairman Barry Hearn says his dog could have negotiated a better deal than the one which will see West Ham play at the Olympic Stadium for £2.5million per year.

LLDC, responsible for transforming venues used for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, did not appeal and the contract was published in full on Thursday.... The transformation of the venue from its Olympic and Paralympic condition cost £272m,...

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Olympic officials: Rio won't be scarred by politics, graft

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  Solonews.net - 2016-04-15 00:55

Ranked No. 10 in the world, Canada will compete in a round robin group that includes No. 2 Germany (a two-time World Cup winner) and No. 5 Australia.

The IOC was also briefed on athlete and National Olympic Committee (NOC) services, sport and International Federation services, media operations, spectators, transport, marketing, technology and the Paralympic Games.

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Gold for Fran Halsall but no Rio ... yet

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  Wirral News - 2016-04-15 00:51

20:46, 14 Apr 2016 David Prentice Too easy for Southport swimmer as she cruises to British title

The European Aquatics Championships will be the biggest event held at the London Aquatics Centre since the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and will represent the last chance to see Great British athletes in action before they fly to Rio.

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Divers in Windsor for FINA world diving championships

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  CBC - 2016-04-15 00:17

Divers from around the world are getting ready for the FINA Diving World Series competition in Windsor, Ont. this weekend.

is an important lead-up to the Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro coming up in August.

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Athletes with disabilities get special consults at Spaulding Rehab

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  My Fox Boston - 2016-04-15 00:15

- 5:51 PM BOSTON — Athletes with disabilities training for the marathon are taking advantage of a new program in Charlestown that will help them maximize their abilities.

"We're learning a lot more regarding injury patterns in Paralympic athletes and athletes with disabilities,” she said.... Doctors at Spaulding say the program is available to any disabled athlete who wants train for an upcoming event.Vanessa Welch.

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SHOCHIKU : FEATURE: Kabuki star prepares to dazzle Las Vegas all over again

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  4 Traders - 2016-04-15 00:13

Kabuki star Ichikawa Somegoro VII looks forward to wowing audiences with a mix of tradition and technology when he returns to Las Vegas in May for a festive Kabuki performance produced by Shochiku Co.

"In the build-up to the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, we have decided to develop new types of entertainment in order to provide a variety of content in response to the increase in inbound tourism," said Mitsuhito Hosoda, Shochiku's executive vice

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BA Allegedly Misplaced Paralympian’s Wheelchair

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  FlyerTalk - 2016-04-15 00:05

A Paralympian is claiming British Airways left her “in tears” when they recently misplaced her wheelchair and left her stranded at Heathrow Airport (LHR).

BA Allegedly Misplaced Paralympian’s Wheelchair.... A Paralympian is claiming British Airways left her “in tears” when they recently misplaced her wheelchair and left her stranded at Heathrow Airport (LHR).Pippa Britton, a Welsh archer who took part in...

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Taxi, Uber rules debate has Tracey Cook trending on Twitter

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  680 News - 2016-04-15 00:02

Toronto’s executive director of Municipal Licensing and Standards was the focus of numerous japes at City Hall on Thursday, as council held its first public debate on new taxi and ride-sharing regulations announced last week.

4-way amputee & aspiring Paralympic athlete Tracy Schmitt:

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What a night! Golden State wins 73, Kobe scores 60 in finale

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  Solonews.net - 2016-04-14 23:52

"I knew coming in tonight I just didn't want to play bad, so I had to kind of focus on the game", said Bryant, who recorded his 25th career game of 50 or more points and topped 60 points for the sixth time.

Bryant has been a supporter of Los Angeles' bid to stage the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, appearing in their latest film alongside fellow gold medallists, swimmer Janet Evans and diver Greg Louganis.

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Obiano commissions N6 billion shopping mall in Onitsha

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  News Express Nigeria - 2016-04-14 23:01

By Pamela Eboh, Awka on 14/04/2016 Share on Tweet Views: 38 Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, today commissioned the N6 billion shopping mall located in the commercial city of Onitsha.

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

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Hy-Vee Helps Kids ‘Exercise Character’

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  WHO-TV - 2016-04-14 23:00

DES MOINES, Iowa – What do you get when you take 7,000 fourth and fifth graders from 77 Central Iowa schools, and pack them into Hy-Vee Hall? A lot of noise. “It’s so much fun.

Take Matt Stutzman, for instance; a member of the U.S. para-archery team who competed in the 2012 London Paralympic Games, Stutzman tells kids nothing is impossible. “It’s just about following your dreams, this is the age where they’re

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Canadian Paralympic Committee expects to be top 16 in medals

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  NewsReality.com - 2016-04-14 22:49

The Canadian Paralympic Committee announced it is targeting a top-16 finish in the medal standings. The Games take place in Rio de Janeiro from Sept. 7-18.

Canadian Paralympic Committee expects to be top 16 in medals.... The Canadian Paralympic Committee announced it is targeting a top-16 finish in the medal standings.

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Road to Rio: An inside look at daily training

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