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Final på Olympiatravet och 50 miljoner i jackpot

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  MyNewsdesk - 2016-04-29 14:01

Pressmeddelande CEST Det blir folkfest imorgon på Åbytravet när det är dags för den spännande finalen i den 36:e upplagan av Olympiatravet. Lyckas B.B.S.Sugarlight försvara sin titel och blir det på nytt världsrekord?

Stjärnglansen sträcker sig också utanför banan denna helg då det kommer myllra av Olympier och Paralympier i OS-byn och på publikplatserna.

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OS-hjälten: Jag tror han vinner

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  Aftonbladet - 2016-04-29 13:44

Handbollsstjärnan Magnus Jernemyr ser fram ett spännande veckoslut. Han har häst till start både i Sverige och Frankrike. Och på lördag är han på plats med alla andra idrottsstjärnor och jagar jackpott-miljonerna.

På lördag samlas fler olympier och paralympier på Åbytravet för njuta av toppsport när Olympiatravet arrangeras.

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Inbjudan till boccia-SM i Gävle

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  Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet - 2016-04-29 12:07

Boccia: Parasport Sverige och Parasport Gävleborg bjuder in till åtets utomhus-SM. Årets utomhus-SM i boccia arrangeras av Parasportförbundet Gävleborg, och går av stapeln 13-14 augusti, på Nynäs IP i Gävle.

Boccia: Parasport Sverige och Parasport Gävleborg bjuder in till åtets utomhus-SM.

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Aussies lead way at Sailing World Cup

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  SportsFan.com.au - 2016-04-30 08:39

Finn sailors Oliver Tweddell and Jake Lilley are on equal points atop the table after three days' world cup competition in France, with Australians leading in four classes overall.

In the Paralympic classes, Australia's Matt Bugg continues to lead the 2.4mR, having scored a 2nd, a 6th and a 7th.

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Nissan Recalls 3.5 Million Vehicles for Airbag Problems | Nissan

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  JKMesh - 2016-04-30 08:17

Nissan The Russ Darrow Group of automotive dealerships said Friday it has acquired the Motorville Nissan and Volkswagen facilities in Sheboygan. Nissan Motor said Friday it is recalling 3.

The much-awaited Nissan Kicks compact SUV is all set to make its global debut on May 3, 2016 at the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games in Brazil.

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How This Former Paralympian is Giving Back

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  Runner's World US - 2016-04-30 07:16

Hoddle tracked Fann down and encouraged him to train for the Paralympics. Hoddle knew that in order to compete, Fann would need a proper running leg. He connected Fann with a prosthesis maker who gave Fann a “running blade.

How This Former Paralympian is Giving Back.... Hoddle tracked Fann down and encouraged him to train for the Paralympics.... That was cool.” Fann went on to compete in the 2004 Paralympics, where he won bronze in the 400 meters and gold as a part of the 4 x...

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Blind Afghanistan War Veteran Will Go for Gold at Paralympic Games in Rio

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  People - 2016-04-30 06:25

Brad Snyder after winning the gold medal at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.

Blind Afghanistan War Veteran Will Go for Gold at Paralympic Games in Rio.... Brad Snyder after winning the gold medal at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.Shaun Botterill/Getty By Tiare Dunlap @tiaredunlap 04/30/2016 AT 12:20 AM EDT One year to the day...

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Rio gets Olympic flame 100 days before games

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  Eastern University Waltonian - 2016-04-30 06:07

The Olympic flame that will burn in Rio in August for the first Games in South America was handed over to Brazil on Wednesday in the marble stadium that hosted the first modern Games in 1896.

Tim Hollingsworth, chief executive of the British Paralympic Association, said the paralympicsGB athletes wear their kit "with a huge amount of pride".

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Parramatta players ‘did the job’ for Foran: Norman – The Australian

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  News Informer.info - 2016-04-30 05:22

The AustralianParramatta players ‘did the job’ for Foran: NormanThe AustralianMargie McDonald has worked in regional (Townsville Bulletin), wire

NormanThe AustralianMargie McDonald has worked in regional (Townsville Bulletin), wire. ...services (AAP), Metro papers (Sun-Herald, The Australian) and corporate (Sydney Paralympic Organising Committee).... She has covered Olympic Games, Paralympic...

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Jesuit student overcomes amputation to flourish in track and field

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  Fox 8 WVUE New Orleans - 2016-04-30 05:12

Walking the halls of Jesuit High School, Alex Klein has a lot on his mind. Finals are right around the corner, and he's contemplating a summer job. After school his focus turns to track and field as he trains for the district championships.

These long days of practice are preparation for the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan.

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Queers of Adelaide: Liz Sobecki

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  Gay News Network - 2016-04-30 04:10

Name Elizabeth Sobecki (aka, Liz) Born Adelaide, South Australia. Favourite thing about Adelaide Funnily enough, I love how small Adelaide is. I love that I always know that my loved ones are never further than 1-2 hours away.

But here I am, writing this, sitting in my little flat in The Netherlands, about to compete in a qualification event for the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.

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Video - Men's Paralympic 200m - Drake Relays 2016

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  RunnerSpace.com - 2016-04-30 04:08

USATF.tv Event 923 Men 200 M Paralympic ===================================================================== Relays: D 21.

Video - Men's Paralympic 200m -... Drake Relays 2016. USATF.tv Event 923 Men 200 M Paralympic ===================================================================== Relays:

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Prince Harry And The Queen Drop The Mic On The Obamas In Twitter Fight

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  App.ViralNewsChart.com - 2016-04-30 03:41

The royal families of American and the United Kingdom trash-talk each other’s countries ahead of the 2016 Invictus Games. So Prince Harry and First Lady Michelle Obama are old friends.

So Prince Harry and First Lady Michelle Obama are old friends.Handout / They've recently joined forces to bring the Invictus Games — a Paralympics-style competition in which wounded or injured service members and veterans from different countries

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Team GB cycling kit probe launched after items sold on Ebay

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  Yahoo! Sports - 2016-04-30 03:39

View photo . British Cycling has been plunged into further embarrassment after UK Sport requested an investigation into allegations training equipment, including road bikes worth £10,000 and state-of-the-art kit, is being sold online for a profit.

sent to the body which funds Olympic and Paralympic sport has sparked the allegations which are the latest in the catalogue of controversial episodes to engulf the governing body.... The sport has received £30.5m from UK Sport to invest in the lead up to Rio 2016, after Team GB won 34 Olympic and Paralympic...

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Review into discrimination allegations at British Cycling to conclude after Rio – Wiltshire Times

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  News Informer.info - 2016-04-30 03:37

Wiltshire TimesReview into discrimination allegations at British Cycling to conclude after RioWiltshire TimesThe independent review into allegations

September’s Paralympic Games in Rio.

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Draft outplays Stonewall in girls soccer

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  News Leader - 2016-04-30 03:00

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Religious policies ‘killing’ LGBT student-athletes 01:59 A ‘muddy’ path to common ground between religious, LGBT communities in athletics 01:34 After Chernobyl, a chance for a paralympian 02:24 Johnny Manziel indicted on misdemeanor assault

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YP Comment: A police force on public trial. South Yorkshire needs change of

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  Yorkshire Post - 2016-04-30 02:33

...culture.
A giant banner at St George's Hall in Liverpool, with a candle lit for each of the 96 Liverpool fans who died as a result of the Hillsborough disaster.

There's Dame Sarah Storey, one of this country's most decorated Paralympians.

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Beyonce's new album 'Lemonade' fuels rumors of cheating

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  Eastern University Waltonian - 2016-04-30 02:18

The album will remain exclusive to TIDAL for streaming. Beyoncé's Lemonade has dominated the conversation since she premiered the album on Saturday night via HBO.

South Korea unveils clothing to protect Olympic athletes from Zika Team GB and ParalympicsGB athletes have revealed the kit they will be wearing as they compete in Rio de Janeiro later this year.

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Ranieri wants the bells to ring out for Leicester

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  Eastern University Waltonian - 2016-04-30 02:18

A win for Leicester against United will see them crowned champions of the EPL for the first time in their history. "I don't tell my players to stay calm, I say, "stay hungry".

South Korea unveils clothing to protect Olympic athletes from Zika Team GB and ParalympicsGB athletes have revealed the kit they will be wearing as they compete in Rio de Janeiro later this year.

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Bank of Japan surprises investors, votes against more stimulus

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  Eastern University Waltonian - 2016-04-30 02:11

The dollar more than offset its advance since late last week, which had been triggered by a media report on a possible additional easing step by the BOJ. The euro reached a near two-week trough of 122.515 yen and last traded at 122.73.

South Korea unveils clothing to protect Olympic athletes from Zika Team GB and ParalympicsGB athletes have revealed the kit they will be wearing as they compete in Rio de Janeiro later this year.

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Not just horsing around

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  Dallas Voice - 2016-04-30 02:02

His love of animals and community involvement inspired Andy Steingasser to take the reins as board president of Equest Andy Steingasser with one of Equest’s therapy horses.

He trained at the Wylie facility and entered the 2012 Summer Paralympics, finishing fourth in his equestrian event.... About a month after the paralympics, Wentz died at the age of 21.

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Sailing duo working the water in a quest for Olympic gold

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  WPRI - 2016-04-30 02:01

NEWPORT, R.I. (WPRI) — From the shore off Newport Harbor, the only thing you notice about Good Karma racing is how fast their boat moves through the wind.

It’s powerful.” They’re training to compete in a qualifying race next month, and right now are an eyelash away, just two points, from the top team in the race to represent the United States in the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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South Korea unveils clothing to protect Olympic athletes from Zika

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  Eastern University Waltonian - 2016-04-30 02:01

On Wednesday the Rio 2016 organizing committee officially received the Olympic torch during a ceremony in Athens, Greece at the iconic Panathenaic stadium. He loved to swim as a teenager in Syria.

Team GB and ParalympicsGB athletes have revealed the kit they will be wearing as they compete in Rio de Janeiro later this year.

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Shane Sutton to have fate decided by three women as disgraced British Cycling director faces independent review amid sexism row

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  NewsRT.co.uk - 2016-04-30 01:27

A devastating week for British Cycling began with sprint cyclist Jess Varnish making explosive allegations of sexism at the hands of technical director Shane Sutton and ended with the news that three women will determine his fate.

the vice-chair of the British Paralympic Association, will lead an independent review prompted by allegations made to Sportsmail by Varnish and Paralympic champion Darren Kenny.

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Farmington to host ESL open house

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  Hometown Life - 2016-04-30 01:25

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Seat belt saved my life 00:50 Adorable baby orangutan born via rare C-section 00:35 Kenya prepares for ivory giant burn 00:59 Area athlete prepares for Paralympic games 01:59 Abuse victim's father asks judge for tougher sentence 00:41 Delicious new

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Fickle Friday breeze in Hyères

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  All About Shipping - 2016-04-30 01:10

Associations, Sailing, Sports — By admin on April 29, 2016 at 6:45 PM

Sailors had a short wait for breeze in the morning but a 7-8 knot southerly veering to the west came through allowing a good number of races across the ten Olympic and two Paralympic fleets.

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Brent Knoll runner completes London Marathon to help good causes

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  Burnham-On-Sea.com - 2016-04-30 01:01

A Brent Knoll woman has raised hundreds of pounds for two good causes by completing the London Marathon. Sam Stockham has raised over £750 for two good causes by joining the thousands of runners jogging 26 miles through the capital.

She is a local girl that has a dream of representing her country at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

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Reader of the Week: Caroline Cuddihy of West Pennant Hills

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  Hills News - 2016-04-30 00:58

We chat with Caroline Cuddihy of West Pennant Hills and find out what makes her tick.

Tim Flannery, environmentalist; Kurt Fearnley, Paralympian; Betty (Elizabeth) Churcher, former director National Art Gallery.

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Cycling review to finish after Rio

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  Sporting Life - 2016-04-30 00:40

Last Updated: April 29 2016, 20:29 BST The independent review into allegations of bullying and discrimination at British Cycling will conclude after August's Olympic and September's Paralympic Games in Rio.

Last Updated: April 29 2016, 20:29 BST The independent review into allegations of bullying and discrimination at British Cycling will conclude after August's Olympic and September's Paralympic Games in Rio.243651 40228 270271 781 -1 text/html.

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Good News Matters: Hydrogen Water Produces Several Health Benefits

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  KARK TV - 2016-04-30 00:24

By Mallory Brooks | mbrooks@kark.com Published 04/29 2016 05:10PM Updated 04/29 2016 05:10PM LITTLE ROCK,Ark.--A scientific discovery at UAMS has led to a product that is generating a lot of buzz in the medical world.

"I was totally in awe," Andre Slay, Paralympic Athlete said.

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Tokyo 2020 unveils new logo after plagiarism claims

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  DailyFT - 2016-04-30 00:14

Reuters: Tokyo 2020 organisers unveiled a new Olympic logo featuring traditional Japanese designs, seven months after they were forced to scrap the original motif over accusations of plagiarism.

design,” he added. “From today, these emblems will serve as the face of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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This is how you can pass your exams this summer

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  AberdareOnline - 2016-04-29 23:54

Then train like an Olympian – give up the booze, get enough sleep, focus, and plan. All common sense advice that works according to a Welsh psychologist working with elite athletes. Dr David Shearer, who helps Olympic and Paralympic athletes develop ...

Dr David Shearer, who helps Olympic and Paralympic athletes develop ...

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Prince Harry Announces Third Invictus Games Will Be Held in Toronto

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  NewsR.in - 2016-04-29 23:52

< > Embed Prince Harry Prince Harry has announced that the 2017 Invictus Games, the third annual Paralympic-style event of which he is a royal patron, will be held in Toronto.

Prince Harry Announces Third Invictus Games Will Be Held in Toronto. < > Embed Prince Harry Prince Harry has announced that the 2017 Invictus Games, the third annual Paralympic-style event of which he is a royal patron, will be held in

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Tallaght woman dies following serious road traffic accident in Tipperary

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  Echo.ie - 2016-04-29 23:50

By Echo reporter A local woman has died this evening after she was involved in a serious road traffic accident in Tipperary.

Click  HERE                 Paralympic athlete relieved to be re-united with his stolen car -

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Independent review into british cycling to conclude after paralympics

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  Big News Network - 2016-04-29 23:36

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.

Independent review into british cycling to conclude after paralympics.

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Team GB's Jazz Carlin eyeing European Aquatics Championships success ahead

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  Daily Star - 2016-04-29 23:33

...of Rio Olympics.
JAZZ CARLIN believes the European Aquatics Championships is the perfect chance to compare herself to some of the world's best ahead of Rio 2016 after her place in Great Britain's Olympic squad was confirmed.

an exciting time heading into the Olympics.” 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

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This Is BMW’s Carbon-Fiber Racing Wheelchair for Team USA

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  Car and Driver - 2016-04-29 23:26

-Before the 2014 Olympics, German automaker BMW reimagined the bobsled , building for Team USA a sleeker, lighter ride. In 2016, it’s Paralympic athletes’ turn, as the Bavarians are making a faster, better wheelchair.

In 2016, it’s Paralympic athletes’ turn, as the Bavarians are making a faster, better wheelchair.- “The idea is the wheelchair disappears and it is just about the athletes,” says BMW Designworks project lead Brad Cracchiola. “These

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Aggreko Launches Technical Training Programme in Ivory Coast

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  SocioLingo Africa - 2016-04-29 23:22

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Recent customers include the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games (http://www.aggreko.com/media-centre/press-releases/aggreko-supports-a-powerful-london-2012), the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games

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Daily Crush: USA Olympic Shirt by Ralph Lauren

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  Outtraveler.com - 2016-04-29 23:14

Team USA's uniform for Rio 2016 is classic and sporty. By April 29 2016 4:57 PM EDT The US Olympic Committee unveiled this year’s official team USA uniforms this week on The Today Show .

By April 29 2016 4:57 PM EDT The US Olympic Committee unveiled this year’s official team USA uniforms this week on The Today Show .Team will wear Ralph Lauren designs for the Olympic and Paralympic closing ceremony parade at the 2016 Games in Rio

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Sailing World Cup Hyères: USA Sonar Takes Lead Into Final Paralympic Day (Saturday)

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  US Sailing - 2016-04-29 23:11

Pictured: Rick Doerr (Clifton, N.J.), Brad Kendell (Tampa, Fla.) and Hugh Freund (South Freeport, Maine) , Paralympic Sonar, US Sailing Team Sperry. Photo: Jen Edney/US Sailing.

USA Sonar Takes Lead Into Final Paralympic Day (Saturday).... Pictured: Rick Doerr (Clifton, N.J.), Brad Kendell (Tampa, Fla.) and Hugh Freund (South Freeport, Maine) , Paralympic Sonar, US Sailing Team Sperry.... Paralympic Sailing Team on Wednesday, and...

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New UK cycling crisis over failed drug test

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  Straits Times - 2016-04-29 23:09

LONDON • British Cycling was plunged into fresh controversy after Simon Yates, a leading road racer and former world champion, was named as having failed a drugs test.

Mark Colbourne, who won a gold and two silver medals at the 2012 London Paralympics, said he had never heard Sutton make disparaging remarks about disabled athletes, adding:

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Stroke survivor turned Paralympic cycling hopeful sets sights on Rio de Janeiro

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  Denver Channel - 2016-04-29 22:38

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A stroke survivor is setting his sights on the United States Paralympic cycling team. Billy Lister hopes to qualify for Team USA this July, bringing his journey full circle.

Stroke survivor turned Paralympic cycling hopeful sets sights on Rio de Janeiro.... A stroke survivor is setting his sights on the United States Paralympic cycling team.

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Snakes and ladders racing On light wind third day in Hyeres

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  Yachts and Yachting Online - 2016-04-29 22:06

Photos © Richard Langdon / www.oceanimages.co.

Saturday will see the final day of competition for the Paralympic classes, and London 2012 gold medallist Helena Lucas celebrated her birthday by improving her overall standing to second in the 2.4mR fleet with two races to go.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins withdraws from Tour of Yorkshire as Dylan Groenewegen takes stage one

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  Irish Mirror - 2016-04-29 21:58

On another bleak day for British cycling, knight rider Sir Bradley Wiggins abandoned the Tour de Yorkshire. Yellow Jersey legend Wiggo was caught in an early pile-up as the peloton left Beverley on the 115-mile opening stage.

baby” and referring to Paralympic cyclists as “gimps” and “wobblies” - all of which he denies.

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Influencing People: Ian Payne

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  North East Life - 2016-04-29 21:55

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He's also been a network reporter with ITV Sport and has covered the Ashes Series in Australia, the Rugby World Cup in France and the Paralympics in Beijing.

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Principal accused of not reporting student-teacher relationship pleads not guilty

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  AZCentral.com - 2016-04-29 21:52

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FIFA Ethics Panel Bans Bahamas' Havens For Five Years

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  Winn FM - 2016-04-29 21:48

(Reuters) FIFA's ethics watchdog on Friday banned former Caribbean Football Union executive Lionel Haven from soccer for five years for failing to disclose information related to cash payments at a CFU event in 2011.

his rivals when he stole the spotlight at the MVP Track and Field meet inside the… (Reuters) Disgraced Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced in June for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, after his original

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First Lady Joins Team USA to Announce Nationwide Commitments to Get Nearly Two Million Kids Active This Year

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  HighBeam Research - 2016-04-29 21:46

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- The following information was released by the White House: Today, First Lady Michelle Obama joined U.S.

Today, First Lady Michelle Obama joined U.S.Olympians, Paralympians, and Rio hopefuls at the US Olympic Committee's 100 Day Countdown event in Times Square to announce nationwide commitments to get nearly two million American children active as part

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This is how you can pass your exams this summer

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  Wales Online - 2016-04-29 21:34

Follow these five tips from an Olympic sports psychologist Revising for exams? Then train like an Olympian – give up the booze, get enough sleep, focus, and plan.

Dr David Shearer, who helps Olympic and Paralympic athletes develop mental skills for peak performance under competition pressure, says top athletes plan their success methodically and so should students working towards exams .

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Review into discrimination allegations at British Cycling to conclude after

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  Newmarket Journal - 2016-04-29 21:31

...Rio.
In a joint statement, British Cycling and UK Sport announced Annamarie Phelps, the chair of British Rowing, would lead the review, which follows allegations made against former British Cycling technical director Shane Sutton.

The 58-year-old Australian was suspended by British Cycling on Tuesday after it was claimed he called Paralympic cyclists "gimps", shortly after the independent review was announced into claims of sexism made by Jess Varnish.

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AT&T Launches Olympics 'Fanmate' Experience

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  Media Post - 2016-04-29 21:25

The Summer Olympic Games are just over three months away, which means its time for AT&T (and other brands) to begin ramping up their sponsorship support.

Douglas, Matt Grevers, and paralympian Alana Nichols, as they prepare for the games.  “The Olympic Games are one of the most social events of the year, bringing together nations and fans from all over the globe,” Bill Moseley, director of

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Kazuyuki refused to give up

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  Gulf News - 2016-04-29 21:18

Japan’s wheelchair basketball coach bounced back from 1993 horror smash and now says he’s better for it Dubai: Kazuyuki Kyoya was on his way to a

He went on to join the Chiba Hawks wheelchair basketball team and represented Japan at the last four Paralympic Games even captaining the side at Beijing in 2008, with his life-story becoming the subject of a 2009 film called ‘Parallel’ directed

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Paralympian trains Bloomsday wheelchair racers

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  NWCN.com - 2016-04-29 21:05

You can see there are dozens of wheelchair athletes here... 2 10:36 AM. PDT April 29, 2016 SPOKANE, Wash. – Local wheelchair racers are getting some expert training before the race on Sunday.

Paralympian trains Bloomsday wheelchair racers.... 2 10:36 AM. PDT April 29, 2016 SPOKANE, Wash. – Local wheelchair racers are getting some expert training before the race on Sunday.Susannah Scaroni is a professional Paralympic athlete born in Tekoa, Wash.

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ISU graduate Jent strives for Olympic Gold

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  Indiana Statesman - 2016-04-29 20:56

In just one week, many Indiana State students will be walking across the stage at graduation to receive their degree and chase their dream jobs. One former Sycamore is doing just that, in the Paralympics.

One former Sycamore is doing just that, in the Paralympics.Ayden Jent, a 2015 graduate of ISU, earned a degree in political science and a minor in civic leadership.... While at school he also managed the track and field team each year — and that’s where the dream of competing in the Paralympics...

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Pod Rods: Teens talk texting danger in award-winning spot; BMW's new racing wheelchair; and ride with the Ford GT

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  Florida Times-Union - 2016-04-29 20:48

Pod Rods has a full menu of automotive videos to show you this weekend, plus some news about a new gearhead book, a classic motorcycle event and some new car debuts. Plus, a look at all the local car show and cruise-in action.

Paralympics Track and Field Team.... BMW designers working with Team USA athletes and coaches designed and developed the racing wheelchair, set to make its competitive debut at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.... Paralympics track and field racers in the...

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Obamas, Prince Harry and the Queen trade mic drops in comedy sketch

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  The Guardian - 2016-04-29 20:46

Video launched via Twitter Friday as part of efforts to raise awareness for the Invictus Games, an annual sporting competition for wounded military veterans

Would you like to watch it together?” he asks his grandmother, conveniently perched beside him on the sofa as Harry leafs through photographs of disabled athletes at previous games.

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Only nine percent of business leaders are doing enough to equip staff for the future…

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  Consultant-News.com - 2016-04-29 20:37

29-Apr-2016 The latest Oliver Wight conference, with its theme of ‘Business Transformation and How to Achieve it’, exposes that while business

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Obamas vs. Royal family: Game on

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  Miami Herald - 2016-04-29 20:31

It went gauntlet thrown, challenge accepted and then mic dropped. That was the back-and-forth between the British royal family and the Obamas over Prince Harry’s Invictus Games . First the prince told America to bring it.

After some contemplation, Harry recruited his grandmother - the Queen of England - for a crisp, but sassy “in your face.” The 2016 Invictus Games, an international, Paralympic-style event for wounded, injured or sick military personnel and

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Camp Riley enrollment open

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  Dearborn County Register - 2016-04-29 20:28

Camp Riley empowers children with physical disabilities by providing enriching, life-changing experiences in a traditional camping environment tailored to their individual needs.

In honor of the 2016 Summer Olympics and Paralympics, “Olympics” is the theme for Camp Riley in 2016.

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William and Kate’s first five married years

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  New York Post - 2016-04-29 20:26

Photo: Leaving Kensington Palace for the first time as a married couple on April 30, 2011 Photo: Visiting Canada on July 8, 2011 Photo:

2, 2012 Photo: Watching the London Paralympics on Aug.

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Rowing chief to lead investigation into British cycling

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  Reuters Canada - 2016-04-29 20:24

(Reuters) - Annamarie Phelps, Britain's rowing chief, will head the independent review into the "extremely disturbing" claims of discrimination and bullying that have rocked British cycling, it was announced on Friday.

statement from UK Sport and British Cycling said the review would start "imminently" and end after the Olympic and Paralympic Games "to minimize the disruption to British Cycling's final preparations for Rio, while allowing athletes and support

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Sailing World Cup Hyères day 3 Fickle Friday breeze

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  Yachts and Yachting Online - 2016-04-29 20:24

Photo © Pedro Martinez / Sailing Energy / World Sailing Fickle Friday breeze in Hyères Sailing World Cup Hyères served up a light dose of wind for the third day of racing but big breeze is expected to follow on Saturday.

for breeze in the morning but a 7-8 knot southerly veering to the west came through allowing a good number of races across the ten Olympic and two Paralympic fleets.... Paralympic Events With a bullet in the final race of the day, USA's Alphonsus Doerr,...

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Olympics: Paris 2024 and French athletes celebrate 100 days until Rio 2016

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  Sports Features - 2016-04-29 20:16

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NewsUpdate Pauline Ferrand-Prévot © Paris 2024 Muriel Hurtis © Paris 2024 MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports. ...Features Communications (SFC) To celebrate 100 days until the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, a special event was hosted by the

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Boom! Queen Drops The Mic On The Obamas

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  Radio City Talk - 2016-04-29 20:09

The Queen seemed far from impressed by trash talk from the Obamas as tensions build before the Invictus Games.

Prince Harry - spearheading next month's Paralympic-style event in Orlando, Florida - enlisted his grandmother to respond to a mock-threatening video message from the President and his wife.

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Rowing chief to lead investigation into British cycling

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  thestar.com.my - 2016-04-29 20:06

(Reuters) - Annamarie Phelps, Britain's rowing chief, will head the independent review into the "extremely disturbing" claims of discrimination and bullying that have rocked British cycling, it was announced on Friday.

A joint statement from UK Sport and British Cycling said the review would start "imminently" and end after the Olympic and Paralympic Games "to minimise the disruption to British Cycling's final preparations for Rio, while allowing athletes and

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Pure Consulting unveils new logo for 15th birthday

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  Meetpie - 2016-04-29 20:00

A UK events agency and venue finder is celebrating its 15th birthday next month by unveiling a new logo.

Paralympics Games. Ferrer said: "I can't believe it has been 15 years since Pure started in a spare bedroom in North London.

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British Judo set to host Visually Impaired Judo Grand Prix ahead of Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

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  British Judo Association - 2016-04-29 19:52

- 01:37pm British Judo has formally announced plans to host an open international visually impaired judo competition in Great Britain in June 2016.

British Judo set to host Visually Impaired Judo Grand Prix ahead of Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. -... 01:37pm British Judo has formally announced plans to host an open international visually impaired judo competition in Great Britain in June 2016.The event, which...

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Limo and Langat Top Seeds at 40th Lilac Bloomsday Run Women’s Sprint Finish and New Men’s Champion Expected

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  Running Network - 2016-04-29 19:46

Spokane, Washington—A sprint finish is what spectators hope for and race directors dream about, and this year’s women’s field for the 40th edition of the Lilac Bloomsday Run is looking like that’s exactly what might happen.

This year the complexion of the field is influenced by the upcoming summer Paralympic Games in Brazil.... Bloomsday welcomes 5 former Paralympians, 12 World Championship athletes, and 6 ParaPan Am athletes.

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Get ready for competition season

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  Noodls - 2016-04-29 19:29

CKC - CanoeKayak Canada (via noodls) / The 2016 paddling competition season is about to kick off and Canoe Kayak Canada is prepared to bring you the news when it happens.

Sep 3) Dartmouth, NS Paralympic Games (Sep 14 -

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South Korea unveils Zika-proof Olympic uniforms

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  KETV.com - 2016-04-29 19:24

The Rio Olympics are less than 100 days away and it seems South Korean athletes are taking no chances when it comes to the threat of contracting the Zika virus.

The Olympics run from August 5-21 with the Paralympics starting on September 7 and concluding on September 18.

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  Your Hub - 2016-04-29 19:23

U.S. Sending 24 Athletes to Participate in International Team Competition   WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – The USTA has announced that Simona Bruetting of Highlands Ranch, Colo.

In addition, it owns approximately 90 Pro Circuit events throughout the U.S. and selects the teams for the Davis Cup, Fed Cup, Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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CNW Weekend Calendar from Saturday, April 30 to Sunday, May 1, 2016

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  Canada NewsWire - 2016-04-29 19:18

/CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL SATURDAY, APRIL 30     QUEBEC TIME: 10:00 EVENT: Montreal next stop for PARALYMPIAN SEARCH CITY: MONTREAL LOCATION: Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard, 1000 Ave.

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RF Key to Coverage of Paris Marathon

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  Sportscaster Magazine - 2016-04-29 19:14

France Télévisions worked with Amp Visual TV on the coverage and RF production of the 40th edition of the Paris Marathon, which hosted on April 3rd athletes competing in men, women and disabled sports categories.

The first scooter rode in front of the leaders of the race, with the cameraman facing backwards, while the second scooter travelled adjacent to disabled athletes, shooting from the middle of the racers.

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Rookie Stands Out In Sea Of Elite Curlers

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  Falmouth Enterprise - 2016-04-29 19:03

The list of wheelchair curlers playing in the first-ever Broken Broom No Sweep Stick Spiel at the Denver Curling Center April 16 and 17 read like a who’s who of the sport’s elite. Event organizer Corey Fairbanks was there.

And as of now, three club members have competed in the annual World Wheelchair Curling Championship and/or the Paralympics, which occur every four years.

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Panasonic become official partner of Olympic ceremony

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  iSportConnect - 2016-04-29 19:02

Sponsorship Friday, 29 April 2016 13:58 This year, for the first time, Panasonic Corporation is also an “Official Ceremony Partner” for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Sponsorship Friday, 29 April 2016 13:58 This year, for the first time, Panasonic Corporation is also an “Official Ceremony Partner” for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.Panasonic will provide turnkey visual technologies for the Rio 2016

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From the J-League to the Paralympics, Kazuyuki refused to give up

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  UAE NewsApp.com - 2016-04-29 18:48

gulfnews - 4/29/2016 8:46:14 PM - GMT (+4 ) Japan’s wheelchair basketball coach bounced back from 1993 horror smash and now says he’s better

From the J-League to the Paralympics, Kazuyuki refused to give up. gulfnews -

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Liverpool to host British Paratriathlon Championships as a final test ahead

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  Inside The Games - 2016-04-29 18:42

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Nick Butler Friday, 29 April 2016 Liverpool will host the British Paratriathlon Championships in August, it has been announced today, with the event set to be a final test ahead of the sport's debut at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

a final test ahead of the sport's debut at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.Elite, age-group and beginner races will take place in the English city on Sunday, August 14, with the events also an opportunity to gain qualification points for the 2017

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Key figure in Boat Race's drive for equality joins Commonwealth Games Federation

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  Around The Rings - 2016-04-29 18:38

Ann-Louise Morgan, a key figure responsible for the renowned Boat Race’s continued growth and drive for equality, will join the Commonwealth Games Federation as Sport Services Manager on 9 May, it was announced today.

Previously, Ann-Louise worked at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, World Rowing Championships and the Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games.

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Naver joins PyeongChang 2018 as the "Official Internet Portal Sponsor"

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  Around The Rings - 2016-04-29 18:38

Seoul, April 26- Naver joins the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 Sponsorship program to help make the Games successful.

Seoul, April 26- Naver joins the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 Sponsorship program to help make the Games successful.The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG, President Yang-ho Cho) announced...

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Paralympian footballer Roy inspires pupils at Holbeach Primary Academy

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  Spalding Guardian - 2016-04-29 18:34

Paralympian footballer Roy Turnham was a special guest at Holbeach Primary Academy on Thursday.

Paralympian footballer Roy inspires pupils at Holbeach Primary Academy.... Paralympian footballer Roy Turnham was a special guest at Holbeach Primary Academy on Thursday.Roy (30), who was part of the Great Britain five-a-side team that finished seventh in the 2012 London Paralympics...

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Partners in peace – Rio 2016 takes Olympic flame to United Nations in Geneva

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  Noodls - 2016-04-29 18:32

Comitê Organizador dos Jogos [...] (via noodls) / A symbol of peace for thousands of years, the Olympic flame visited the headquarters of the United Nations (UN) in Geneva, Switzerland on Friday (29 April) in the hands of a young Brazilian girl.

week, the torch will journey to Brazil itself, host nation of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.... 'The world is looking forward to the Rio Olympic Games and the Paralympic Games, which also embody the values of the United Nations.'

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Last chance ball-oon

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  Bloomberg - 2016-04-29 18:26

Daniel Sturridge and Lucy Bronze tackle the ultimate challenge ahead of Sainsbury's Active Kids voucher deadline.

Daniel Sturridge and Lucy Bronze are ambassadors for Sainsbury's Active Kids, alongside Team GB Paralympic heroes Ellie Simmonds and Jonnie Peacock.

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The Obamas and Prince Harry stage epic feud on Twitter

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  Mashable - 2016-04-29 18:15

LONDON — Prince Harry and the Obamas have staged an adorable mic drop fight on Twitter over the Invictus Games to be held next week in Orlando, Florida. It started with Michelle tweeting a video to the official account of Kensington Palace.

In the clip, the Queen is seen sitting on the sofa in front of a fire, nodding as Prince Harry explains to her the athletes competing at the Paralympic-style games.

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CBC Streams Brazilian Music Channel Ahead of Rio Olympics

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  Sportscaster Magazine - 2016-04-29 18:13

From the Waters of March to the Games in August, there’ll be No More Blues but plenty of Bossa Nova, as CBC launches its new Brazilian streaming music channel ahead of the Rio Olympics.

Barra Olympic Park, which will be the heart of the Games with its nine venues hosting 16 Olympic and nine Paralympic sports, is now 98 percent complete.

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Prince Harry enlists the Queen to star in funniest royal video since London

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  The Telegraph - 2016-04-29 18:03

...2012 James Bond stunt.
The Queen and Prince Harry receive a message from the ObamasPlay!00:40

Prince Harry will arrive in Florida on May 5 to spend a week supporting the British team in the Paralympic-style event for wounded service personnel which is being held this year in Orlando.

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Therapeutic Riding in the River Valley

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  University of Alberta Gateway - 2016-04-29 17:59

Steel used to compete in show jumping. The big, grey “old man” now spends his days in Edmonton’s river valley. He’s one of about 20 horses working with disabled riders at Little Bits, Edmonton’s therapeutic riding organization.

Some riders, once advanced enough, may compete in Equine Canada’s Paralympic video competitions.

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Independent review into British Cycling to conclude after Paralympics

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  Morpeth Herald - 2016-04-29 17:59

In a joint statement, British Cycling and UK Sport announced Annamarie Phelps, the chair of British Rowing, will lead the review, which follows allegations made towards former British Cycling technical director Shane Sutton.

Independent review into British Cycling to conclude after Paralympics.... The 58-year-old Australian was suspended by British Cycling on Tuesday after it was claimed he called Paralympic cyclists "gimps", shortly after the independent review was announced...

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LETTERS: Don’t look to balance the books on the backs of vulnerable people

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  Islington Tribune - 2016-04-29 17:55

• DISABLED residents like me in Islington need to know that Zac Goldsmith, Tory candidate for Mayor, voted in Parliament to cut employment and support allowance for half a million disabled people by £30 a week from April next year.

million disabled people by £30 a week from April next year.  Former Paralympian Baroness Grey-Thompson called this element of the Welfare Reform and Work Bill “dreadful and punitive”.  As a result of his vote, disability charity Richmond AID,

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GSK Hosted Rowing And Cycling Challenge On World Meningitis Day

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  Uloop - 2016-04-29 17:50

On World Meningitis Day, April 24, GSK hosted the “Hour of Power Rowing & Cycling Challenge” to raise awareness of meningococcal disease among college students and athletes,  according to this press release .

Jamie Schanbaum, a meningitis survivor, amputee, Paralympian cyclist and GSK spokesperson, contracted meningitis while a student at the University of Texas.

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Fisher Cats Set for 13-Game Homestand

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  OurSports Central - 2016-04-29 17:39

- Eastern League (EL) - New Hampshire Fisher Cats News Release MANCHESTER, N.H.

Several honored guests will be speaking at the pregame ceremony, including Muji Karim, a former UNH football captain and current Paralympic runner.

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Invictus Games 'an emotional rollercoaster', says Prince Harry

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  Milngavie & Bearsden Herald - 2016-04-29 17:31

Spectators will be taken on an "emotional rollercoaster" when they watch injured servicemen and women competing in the Invictus Games and not feel pity, Prince Harry has declared.

Spectators will be taken on an "emotional rollercoaster" when they watch injured servicemen and women competing in the Invictus Games and not feel pity, Prince Harry has declared.Speaking ahead of the Paralympic-style event, Harry confirmed US first

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Pippa Middleton becomes DSUK patron

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  PlanetSKI - 2016-04-29 17:27

Apr29 Tweet Friday April 29, 2016 - to a friend The sister of the Duchess of Cambridge is a keen skier is increasing her ties with Disability Snowsports UK. PlanetSKI reports.

Pippa Middleton The organisation helps people with a disability enjoy snowsports - from keen amateurs to Paralympic athletes.

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Annamarie Phelps to chair independent British Cycling review as riders continue to speak out for and against Shane Sutton

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  Road.cc - 2016-04-29 17:22

Annamarie Phelps, the Chair of British Rowing, a trustee and vice chair of the British Paralympic Association and a board member of the British Olympic Association is to oversee an independent review into British Cycling’s World Class Programme .

Annamarie Phelps, the Chair of British Rowing, a trustee and vice chair of the British Paralympic Association and a board member of the British Olympic Association is to oversee an independent review into British Cycling’s World Class Programme

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Rae on course for Rio after marathon effort

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  Fife Today - 2016-04-29 17:17

Derek Rae in action at the 2016 London Marathon Friday 29 April 2016

Derek's time is significantly under the qualifying time for the Paralympics in Rio later this year and with such a strong performance against the world's best on Sunday, it is likely that he will be included in the team when it is announced by

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Denysiuk looking to further Rio 2016 claim at IPC Shooting World Cup in Szczecin

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  Insidethegames.biz - 2016-04-29 17:14

Oleksii Denysiuk will look to stake his claim for a place on the Ukrainian shooting team for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games when he competes at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Cup in Szczecin.

Oleksii Denysiuk will look to stake his claim for a place on the Ukrainian shooting team for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games when he competes at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Cup in Szczecin.The competition in the Polish

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For Love of the Game: Include People with Disabilities in Sports

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  Huffington Post - 2016-04-29 17:02

Matt Steven steps to the free-throw line and dribbles a basketball he cannot see. The ball bounces. Once clank. Another clank. A moment later it sails from his hands, hits off the backboard, and bangs through the rim.

The Paralympic Games , first held in Rome in 1960, have further encouraged people with physical, sensory, psychosocial, and intellectual disabilities to become involved in sports.

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LATEST NEWS LIVE Worthing rider Lizzie Williams on her Olympic push for Rio

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  One News Page United Kingdom - 2016-04-29 17:01

In less than a year Lizzie Williams has gone from a wheelchair racing novice to on the cusp of a place in Team GB’s paralympics team for Rio. But she needs your help.

In less than a year Lizzie Williams has gone from a wheelchair racing novice to on the cusp of a place in Team GB’s paralympics team for Rio.

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Annamarie Phelps to lead independent review into British Cycling's World Class Programme...

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  Around The Rings - 2016-04-29 16:45

UK Sport & British Cycling Joint Statement 29/04/16 Annamarie Phelps to lead independent review into British Cycling’s World Class Programme

Phelps is the Chair of British Rowing, a trustee and vice chair of the British Paralympic Association, a board member of the British Olympic Association and rowed for Great Britain at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games.... The review will get underway imminently and conclude following the Rio Olympic and Paralympic...

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The Rise Of Adaptive Sports

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  SportTechie - 2016-04-29 16:31

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Most common are the wide assortment of Paralympic sports, which are adapted versions of many Olympic sports (i.e. – Wheelchair Tennis, Wheelchair Basketball, 5-a-side Soccer for the Blind/Visually Impaired, Blind Judo, Sled Hockey, etc.).

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OLYMPICKS: INDIA RANKED THIRD IN DOPE VIOLATIONS

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  Pune Mirror - 2016-04-29 16:28

█ INDIA RANKED THIRD IN DOPE VIOLATIONS NEW DELHI Lightweights in the competitive arena but India continued to rule the roost as far as doping was

The 58-year-old Australian quit amid allegations he had used sexist language towards female riders and made derogatory comments to disabled cyclists in the Paralympic team.... He was suspended by British Cycling late on Tuesday after it was alleged he had called Paralympic...

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Today's toon: Cruzin' for a losin' in Indiana

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  AZCentral.com - 2016-04-29 16:21

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Panasonic launches ‘Superfans’ 2016 Olympic campaign

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  Innovative Electrical Retailing - 2016-04-29 16:17

Innovative Electrical Retailing > Industry News > Panasonic, long-term official partner to the British Olympic Association (BOA), has announced the

London 2012 was really the first social media Olympic and Paralympic Games, and the digital world has advanced so much since then.

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