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Handikappidrott, Sverige (3 news)

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Handikappidrott, Sverige (3 news)

 

 

Imorgon öppnar Funka för livet-mässan i Växjö

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  MyNewsdesk - 2016-04-19 06:30

Pressmeddelande CEST Im orgon, onsdag, kl. 12.00 öppnas portarna till Växjö Tipshall och Funka för livet välkomnar besökare till sin mässa. Det är femte gången mässan arrangeras, varav tredje gången i Växjö.

På torsdag anordnas en aktivitet där lokala sportprofiler utmanas i ett par olika tävlingsmoment inom handikappidrott.

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Mycket ska funka för livet

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  Lokaltidningen Växjö - 2016-04-18 16:40

Av Oskar Tinggren. VÄXJÖ. Efter en tvåårig frånvaro är Funka för livet-mässan tillbaka i staden den först startade och de har vuxit till sig sedan sist, något som ger en hel del nytt att uppleva även för de som var med senast.

Denis Velic från Öster, André Andersson från Vipers och Johan Andersson från Troja-Ljungby kommer att tävla mot varandra och andra aktiva i olika handikappidrotter.

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Ulla, 65, kämpar för Pistorius upprättelse

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  Expressen - 2016-04-18 11:26

En namninsamling till stöd för morddömde Oscar Pistorius fanns på plats utanför rätten i Pretoria i dag. Uppskriven på listan fanns svenska Ulla Marianne Hertze, 65.

I september 2014 dömdes den förre paralympicsstjärnan för vållande till annans död efter att ha skjutit ihjäl sin flickvän Reeva Steenkamp i parets hem i februari 2013.

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Modra eyes gold

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  Port Lincoln Times - 2016-04-19 08:09

Port Lincoln born Paralympian Kieran Modra is aiming to attend his eighth Paralympics in Rio and win a fourth straight gold medal in the 4 kilometre pursuit.

Modra eyes gold. Port Lincoln born Paralympian Kieran Modra is aiming to attend his eighth Paralympics in Rio and win a fourth straight gold medal in the 4 kilometre pursuit.LOCAL Paralympian Kieran Modra is confident of making the Australian Paralympic...

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After an apology, Philly honors Jackie Robinson

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  Solonews.net - 2016-04-19 08:02

Many may know April 15 as Tax Day, at least in most year. "It carries on the memory of Jackie ".

Nelson continued: "Robinson's commitment to humanitarianism and equal opportunity have greatly inspired me in my own work, and continue to shape the way I approach my work on behalf of the City of Angels' bid to bring back the Olympic and Paralympic...

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Caroline Pidgeon: We can only fix the housing crisis by tackling UK builders shortage

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  International Business Times UK - 2016-04-19 08:02

The shortage of affordable housing in London is without question one of the most pressing issues facing the city, with over 500,000 people currently languishing on housing waiting lists.

the cost of hosting the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games (known as the 'Olympic precept') into a new housing fund – in effect creating a new 'housing precept'.

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Greenwood makes waves in the pool

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  South Coast Register - 2016-04-19 07:04

SUSSEX Inlet’s Jasmine Greenwood is having a well earned rest after recently returning from Adelaide's Georgina Hope Foundation 2016 Australian age and multi class championships with a swag of medals.

Greenwood is also in the sights of the Paralympic coach but can’t join them team until she turns 12 in October.Fairfax Regional Media.

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This Race Has Your Name on It

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  Ironman.com - 2016-04-19 07:04

Spring has sprung and the triathlon season is in full swing. If you haven't got your race schedule set in stone, or are looking for an additional  lead-up race ,  we have good news for you: The following 2016 races are still open for registration.

September 11th – As host venue of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic sailing events, this popular resort town provides an impressive backdrop to the Bay's long arc of fine, golden sand.

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Organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang said Tuesday they have launched a program to enhance accessibility in restaurants and hotels in host cities.The Games' organizing committee said in a statement it has released ...

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  Korea Herald - 2016-04-19 06:05

Organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang said Tuesday they have launched a program to enhance accessibility in restaurants and hotels in host cities.

Recognized restaurants and hotels will receive an official confirmation letter from the organizing committee, and they will be introduced on its website and in official Olympic and Paralympic guidebooks.

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Finally, a cyborg Olympics

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  The New Age Online - 2016-04-19 06:04

Tweet on Twitter Honey, could you help me with this peanut butter jar? MANUFACTURED performance enhancements are banned at the Olympics. At the Cybathlon – the Olympics for cyborgs – they’re positively encouraged.

disabilities.It’s very similar to the Paralympics, except in this case competitors are allowed to use cybernetic enhancements to offset their disabilities.

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Liverpool FC stars & Jurgen Klopp do Hollywood impressions from Taken & Toy Story to Scarface

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  SportsNews Ireland - 2016-04-19 05:58

Home / Soccer / Soccer: Worldwide / Liverpool FC stars & Jurgen Klopp do Hollywood impressions from Taken & Toy Story to Scarface By Stephen

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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Wheelchair Racing Sensation Tatyana McFadden Muscles Her Way To A Fourth Boston Marathon Victory

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  People - 2016-04-19 05:31

By By @Johnny_Dodd 04/18/2016 AT 11:15 PM EDT Wheelchair racing sensation Tatyana McFadden muscled her way to her fourth victory at the Boston Marathon earlier today. "It was tough and there was a headwind," McFadden tells PEOPLE.

This September she'll compete in an unprecedented seven track and field events at the Paralympics in Rio .

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Fox: There is power in teaching girls to feel strong

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  NEWS.com.au - 2016-04-19 04:49

ShareShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on Google+Share on RedditEmail a friend When I look back at 2016 I want to it remember it as the year women in sport were heard. When they were recognised, accepted, acknowledged and celebrated.

Where women doing extraordinary things at the Olympic and Paralympic arenas, in any field of play for that matter, are applauded and rewarded equally.

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For The First Time Ever RHS Hosts TEDxYouth@Randolph, “The Trailblazers”

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  TAPinto.net - 2016-04-19 04:46

RANDOLPH, NJ- For the first time ever, Randolph High School hosted a TEDxYouth event involving active speakers, pre-recorded ‘talk’ videos, and live music on April 16 in the High School’s auditorium.

Speaker Staci Mannella, 2014 Sochi Games Paralympic, took the stage with her adorable guide dog Smudge.

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Stars honoured at UQ sports awards

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  Noodls - 2016-04-19 04:28

The University of Queensland (via noodls) / University of Queensland students Dane Bird-Smith and Gabrielle Simpson have been named Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year at the . The awards recognise excellence in sport and contribution to university life.

The awards recognise excellence in sport and contribution to university life.Olympian Dane Bird-Smith (athletics - race walking) claimed the title ahead of two-time Paralympic gold medallist Brenden Hall (swimming).

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Team’s inspiring message

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  Tasmanian Examiner - 2016-04-19 04:23

A team of 28 will represent Tasmania at the Australian little athletics championships in Adelaide this week. A team of 28 will represent Tasmania at the Australian little athletics championships in Adelaide this week.

Kay Knee, who is managing the team with Brett Johnstone, said the aspiring athletes were treated to an inspiring message from Paralympic champion Todd Hodgetts.

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PWDs trained under DSWD center excel in nat’l sports competition

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  Department of Social Welfare and Development - 2016-04-19 04:15

Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) trained under the National Vocational Rehabilitation Center (NVRC) of the Department of Social Welfare and

recently-concluded Philippine Paralympic National Games (PPNG) at the Marikina Sports Complex.... Soliman added. The PPNG is a yearly event of the Philippine Sports Association for the Differently Abled-National Paralympic Committee of the Philippines...

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Marylander Tatyana McFadden Wins Boston Marathon Women’s Wheelchair Race

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  Capital Bay - 2016-04-19 04:02

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Maryland’s Tatyana McFadden has cruised to her fourth straight victory in the women’s wheelchair division at the Boston Marathon.

McFadden has also won the Chicago, New York and London marathons and she has 11 medals in the Paralympics.... She was also instrumental in helping pass state and federal legislation, allowing disabled athletes to participate in all sports.

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Hose eyes gold

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  Warrnambool Standard - 2016-04-19 03:27

Camperdown export Josh Hose is working hard to earn a spot at the Rio Paralympics. CAMPERDOWN export Josh Hose hopes his consistency will be rewarded with a berth on the Australian Steelers’ roster for the Rio Paralympic Games.

Hose eyes gold. Camperdown export Josh Hose is working hard to earn a spot at the Rio Paralympics.... CAMPERDOWN export Josh Hose hopes his consistency will be rewarded with a berth on the Australian Steelers’ roster for the Rio Paralympic Games.The 2012...

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Debate: Brazil's political crisis

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  PressTV.com - 2016-04-19 03:09

Brazil's lower house of Congress' vote on impeaching Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff ahead of Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics.

Brazil's lower house of Congress' vote on impeaching Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff ahead of Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics.In this edition of The Debate, Press TV has conducted an interview with political commentator Marcelo Sanchez

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Making Friends in Fundraising

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  Arts Professional - 2016-04-19 02:02

Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy Whether your organisation has a pre-existing scheme, or you're considering establishing some kind of regular giving scheme as a fundraising tool for the first time, there are plenty of things to assess when you are trying to increase income.

Recent clients include mac birmingham (where she devised and co-led the £15.2m capital fundraising campaign), British Council, European Broadcasting Union, Arts Council England, and the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Festival.

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Pistorius to be sentenced in June – Nation News

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  NewsforAfrica.co.za - 2016-04-19 01:50

5 mins ago News, Top News for Africa for Today Comments Off on 3 Views Africa – Google News – Nation News Nation News PRETORIA – Disgraced

5 mins ago News, Top News for Africa for Today Comments Off on 3 Views Africa – Google News – Nation News Nation News PRETORIA – Disgraced. ...Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced in June for the 2013 murder of his

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Three-time Paralympic Gold Medallist Kurt Fearnley finishes third in Boston Marathon

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  Melbourne Age - 2016-04-19 01:29

Kurt Fearnley has finished third in the wheelchair division of the 120th Boston Marathon behind winner Marcel Hug of Switzerland.

Three-time Paralympic Gold Medallist Kurt Fearnley finishes third in Boston Marathon.

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Fearnley third in Boston Marathon

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  Noodls - 2016-04-19 01:14

APC - Australian Paralympic Committee (via noodls) / Kurt Fearnley has finished third in the Boston Marathon behind winner Marcel Hug of Switzerland.

APC - Australian Paralympic Committee (via noodls) / Kurt Fearnley has finished third in the Boston Marathon behind winner Marcel Hug of Switzerland.Hug out-sprinted Fearnley and South African Ernst van Dyke over the closing metres of the race,...

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United States and France start with two wins at Rio 2016 wheelchair rugby

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  Inside The Games - 2016-04-19 01:07

...qualifier.
Dan Palmer Monday, 18 April 2016 United States began the Rio 2016 Wheelchair Rugby Qualification Tournament with two victories in the round robin phase in Paris today,

Six countries are hoping to qualify for Rio in Paris ©IWRF/Twitter The two winners of the last four clashes will then book their place at the Rio 2016 Paralympics.... The round robin action will continue tomorrow, Defending Paralympic champions Australia...

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Ethiopians Hayle and Baysa storm to Boston Marathon success

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  Inside The Games - 2016-04-19 01:06

Dan Palmer Monday, 18 April 2016 Lemi Berhanu Hayle won the Boston Marathon today - leading home an Ethiopian 1-2-3 to triumph in the men's race.

New York. American Tatyana McFadden was a predictable winner in the women's race, with the triple Paralympic gold medallist triumphing in Boston for the fourth straight year.

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Los Angeles 2024 to have "time and money" to invest in athlete experience

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  Inside The Games - 2016-04-19 01:06

...claims bid chairman Wasserman.
Michael Pavitt Monday, 18 April 2016 Los Angeles 2024 bid chairman Casey Wasserman has claimed that they will have both the time and money to deliver a great athlete experience should the city be awarded the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

deliver a great athlete experience should the city be awarded the Olympic and Paralympic Games.Town hall meetings have already been held by Los Angeles 2024 in an attempt to gauge feedback from athletes and coaches on their plans for Games, with a

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Boston Marathon: Hug, McFadden repeat as wheelchair champions

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  Milford Daily News - 2016-04-19 01:05

BOSTON – “The Silver Bullet” was good as gold at the finish.

Dyk. Hug, who will compete in his fourth Paralympic Games this summer in Brazil, earned $20,000 and received a BAA gold medal for his victory.

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Laureus Awards honor sports' greatest personalities in Berlin

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  Deutsche Welle - 2016-04-19 00:46

Sports personalities from around the globe attended the Laureus Awards, held for the first time in the German capital Berlin. The event was hosted by US movie star Bill Murray, who wore lederhosen for the occasion.

An eventful evening Other highlights of the evening included Brazilian Paralympic swimmer Daniel Dias receiving the award for "World Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability."

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Paris 2024 sends senior delegation to 2016 SportAccord Convention

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  Sports Features - 2016-04-19 00:32

NewsUpdate Muriel Hurtis © Paris 2024 MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) A delegation representing the Paris

NewsUpdate Muriel Hurtis © Paris 2024 MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) A delegation representing the Paris. ...2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid Committee will be attending the 2016 SportAccord Convention this week.

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Smyth maintains Rio Olympic dream

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  BBC - 2016-04-19 00:13

Irish Paralympic star Jason Smyth is convinced that Olympic qualification remains within reach four years after he narrowly missed out on joining Usain Bolt in the 100m entry in London.

Irish Paralympic star Jason Smyth is convinced that Olympic qualification remains within reach four years after he narrowly missed out on joining Usain Bolt in the 100m entry in London.Smyth retained his T13 sprint titles at the London 2012

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COC Outlines Direction for Olympic Movement in Canada

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  SportsBusinessNews.com - 2016-04-19 00:11

Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) President Tricia Smith announced a series of organizational changes designed to strengthen the leadership structure of Canada’s sport community at the close of the organization’s Board and Session meeting in Regina.

Executive Officer and Secretary General, Canadian Olympic Committee “The caucus of summer Olympic, Paralympic and Pan American sports unanimously supports President Tricia Smith’s leadership and the direction she is taking to address issues

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newWeb Exclusive: Muffy Davis loved competing in the 2002 Paralympics in Salt Lake City

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  KUTV.com - 2016-04-19 00:07

(KUTV) After the games in Japan, Muffy Davis moved to Park City, Utah in 2000 to get ready for the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City. "I wanted that home court advantage," Davis said.

newWeb Exclusive: Muffy Davis loved competing in the 2002 Paralympics in Salt Lake City.... "To be able to compete at an elive level at the Olympics, at the Paralympics, and to succeed and to do that at home, where your family is there, in your own...

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Boston Marathon underway with disabled athletes

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  Solonews.net - 2016-04-19 00:00

The Boston Athletic Association is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the first woman to complete the Boston Marathon. Lemi Berhanu Hayle , of Ethiopia, won the men's race in a time of 2:12:44.

Boston Marathon underway with disabled athletes.

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ADVISORY 2016 Laureus World Sports Awards hosted by Bill Murray VNR Expected 18th April 2016 Approx 21:30GMT

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  Easy News Press Agency - 2016-04-18 23:43

Story: Berlin, Germany, 18th April 2016 The 2016 Laureus World Sports Awards will be announced in Berlin, Germany, and will be attended by the biggest names in world sport.

F1 driver Lewis Hamilton, tennis champions Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams, New Zealand’s All Blacks, Balon d’Or winner Lionel Messi as well as Paralympic swimmer Daniel Dias, FC Barcelona and NBA sensation Stephen Curry.

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Tickets priced at £9.58 for Usain Bolt's 'farewell' at London 2017 World

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  The Telegraph - 2016-04-18 23:35

...Championships.
Organisers have taken inspiration from Usain Bolt's 100m world record Credit: afp

Adult prices start at £20 for the International Association of Athletics Federation showpiece between July 14-23 next year and £10 for the International Paralympic Committee event which follows between August 4-13.

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Williams & Djokovic win Laureus awards

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  BBC - 2016-04-18 23:25

Tennis players Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were named the sportsman and woman of the year at the annual Laureus World Sports Awards. The awards honour the most notable sporting figures and their achievements of the previous year.

Brazil's Paralympic swimmer Daniel Dias was disabled sportsperson of the year.

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Vineland native set to run Wings for Life 10 years after paralyzing accident

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  Niagara This Week - 2016-04-18 23:25

NIAGARA FALLS — While he won't be running much on May 8, Kevin Rempel hopes that one day he might be able to do so.

He was part of the Canadian team that won a world championship in 2013 in Goyang, Korea, and a bronze medal at the 2014 Paralympics in Sochi, Russia.

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Houston Schools Cancel Classes Amid Storms, Flood Threat

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  Eastern University Waltonian - 2016-04-18 23:13

Schools in Houston were closed on Monday , along with local bus services and highways. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for Bexar County and the surrounding area starting at 10 a.m. Sunday and lasting until 10 a.m. Tuesday .

Boston Marathon underway with disabled athletes More than 50 Jimmy Fund patients have been paired up with runners from the Dana Farber Marathon Challenge Team.

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Disappointment for Kelly, while Renshaw plays the waiting game

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  Loughborough Echo - 2016-04-18 23:09

20:00, 18 Apr 2016 Pete Warrington The 22-year-old Loughborough University swimmer had targeted the British record, as well as the Olympic qualifying standard in the 100m butterfly but was a second off her best as she could only manage to finish as runner-up in Sunday's final.

2012 Olympic and Paralympics Games – from May 9-22 are now available at https://www.euroaquatics2016.london 212287 43602 238032 142242 26436 text/html;charset=UTF-8.

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Karma Police? Blues Take Game 3

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  Eastern University Waltonian - 2016-04-18 22:51

Colton Parayko and Patrik Berglund also scored for the Blues , who erased a one-goal deficit with back-to-back goals in the third period in Chicago . Brian Elliott had 44 saves Sunday, keeping St.

Boston Marathon underway with disabled athletes More than 50 Jimmy Fund patients have been paired up with runners from the Dana Farber Marathon Challenge Team.

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Navy Veteran, Paralympian Swimmer Brad Snyder to Deliver Keynote Address at Stevenson University’s 63rd Commencement Ceremonies, May 19

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  Noodls - 2016-04-18 22:48

Stevenson University (via noodls) / Navy Veteran, Paralympian Swimmer Brad Snyder to Deliver Keynote Address at Stevenson University’s 63rd Commencement Ceremonies, May 19 ?Stevenson University is pleased to announce that U.S.

Navy Veteran, Paralympian Swimmer Brad Snyder to Deliver Keynote Address at Stevenson University’s 63rd Commencement Ceremonies, May 19.... Stevenson University (via noodls) / Navy Veteran, Paralympian Swimmer Brad Snyder to Deliver Keynote Address at...

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Media release - PARALYMPIAN SEARCH visits Halifax to discover next generation of Canadian Paralympic athletes

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  Bloomberg - 2016-04-18 22:46

Halifax to host Paralympic athlete identification event Saturday, April 23 HALIFAX, April 18, 2016 /CNW/ - The search continues for the next

Media release - PARALYMPIAN SEARCH visits Halifax to discover next generation of Canadian Paralympic athletes.... Halifax to host Paralympic athlete identification event Saturday, April 23 HALIFAX, April 18, 2016 /CNW/ -... The Canadian Paralympic Committee, in collaboration with the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network and Canada's national sport organizations, is pleased to announce that the Paralympian...

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Senators make room for independents on Senate committees

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  CBC - 2016-04-18 22:30

Change opens the door to committee assignments for the 21 independent senators In an historic decision, Sen.

The new senate members include former Ontario NDP cabinet minister Frances Lankin, university administrator Raymonde Gagné, refugee advocate Ratna Omidvar, La Presse columnist André Pratte, Justice Murray Sinclair and Paralympic Chantal Peticlerc.

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Tennis on top of the world at the Laureus Sport World Awards 2016

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  Association Internationale De La Presse Sportive - 2016-04-18 22:30

– With its usual glamorous and glittering red carpet the Laureus Sport World Awards ceremony accomplished its main   SERENA AND NOVAK YET AGAIN

Daniel Dias , Swimming, Brazil, Paralympic swimmer, three-time Laureus Disability Award Winner The throphy is awarded to the person who best demonstrates excellent athletic achievement and strong leadership qualities in a sport in the Paralympic

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