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Ralf: "Jag ville avsluta med finalen i Paris"

 

 GT     2016-05-21 kl. 07:42     1283 words

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Om tre veckor drar EM-festen i gång nere i Frankrike. Men efter 14 mästerskap får Radiosportens Ralf Edström följa sitt första EM på 32 år i tv-soffan.

Sedan Ralf Edström slutade på Radiosporten har han kunnat lägga extra fokus på sitt andra jobb, att samla in pengar till
handikappidrotten.

 

 

 

Helene Ripa nia i VM-finalen

 

 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2016-05-20 kl. 14:56     111 words

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Kanot: Helene Ripa slutade på nionde plats i VM:s 200-metersfinal (KL3).

Genom att ta sig till finalen säkrade Helene dock en svensk kvotplats till
Paralympics i Rio.

 

 

 

Al-Joburi en centimeter från svenskt rekord

 

 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2016-05-20 kl. 14:10     186 words

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Friidrott: Mohammad Al-Joburi var bara en centimeter från ett nytt svenskt kulstötningsrekord under gårdagens GP-tävling i Rio de Janeiro. GP-tävlingen och testeventet i Rio de Janeiro fortsätter.

Den svenska ledningen hade ordnat så att Jeffrey Ige fick störa med klass 12, för att få känna på
Paralympics-arenan.... Nu gäller det att åka hem och jobba på de bitarna, först inför EM men absolut viktigast inför Paralympics, säger Magnus Olsson, som...

 

 

 

Norlie & KKV till Linköpings Stadsfest 2016!

 

 MyNewsdesk     2016-05-20 kl. 10:00     409 words

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Pressmeddelande Maj 20, 2016 10:00 CEST Nu kan vi med stor glädje presentera fler färdiga programpunkter inför Linköpings Stadsfest 2016. Norlie & KKV förgyller lördagkvällen den 27 augusti i Kungsträdgården.

I samband med loppet arrangeras En dag full av
Parasport där flera föreningar visar upp sin verksamhet och du får chansen att prova på många olika idrotter.

 

 

 

Intl news

 

VIDEO: Hopes Cornwall's Blue Flags Will Boost Tourism

 

 Pirate FM     2016-05-21 kl. 08:26     452 words

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It is that hoped Blue Flags at eight of Cornwall's beaches will help boost tourism. The international awards are given out for things like water quality and safety.

Peter Norfolk is a retired
Paralympic tennis player from St Agnes and raised the flag at Porthtowan.

 

 

 

SA woman to ride in Rio Paralympics

 

 Times Live South Africa     2016-05-21 kl. 08:21     397 words

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Philippa Johnson-Dwyer‚ 41‚ was part of Dressage South Africa’s high performance squad in Mannheim‚ Germany last week.

SA woman to ride in Rio
Paralympics.... RICARDO MORAES / REUTERS A South African para-equestrian rider has qualified for a spot at the Rio Paralympics in September.... A South African para-equestrian rider has qualified for a spot at the Rio Paralympics in...

 

 

 

SA woman to ride in Rio Paralympics

 

 Metro Tell.co.za     2016-05-21 kl. 08:21     17 words

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A South African para-equestrian rider has qualified for a spot at the Rio Paralympics in September....

SA woman to ride in Rio
Paralympics.... A South African para-equestrian rider has qualified for a spot at the Rio Paralympics in September....

 

 

 

Medfield Families Benefit from HOPe

 

 Medfield Patch     2016-05-21 kl. 08:02     401 words

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Ten years ago, parents of children with developmental challenges were hard pressed to find quality programming for them in Massachusetts, not to mention respite care to give themselves a break from constant caregiving.

Ronan Tynan, world-renowned Irish tenor, physician, recording artist and
paralympian.

 

 

 

Panasonic va fournir tout un ensemble de solutions et d’équipements à l’occasion des Jeux olympiques et paralympiques de Rio 2016

 

 Stockhouse Bulletin Boards     2016-05-21 kl. 08:00     982 words

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Panasonic Corporation, le partenaire officiel international des Jeux olympiques et paralympiques dans la catégorie Équipements Audiovisuels pour les

Panasonic va fournir tout un ensemble de solutions et d’équipements à l’occasion des Jeux olympiques et
paralympiques de Rio 2016.... Panasonic Corporation, le partenaire officiel international des Jeux olympiques et paralympiques dans la catégorie...

 

 

 

World champions on a bicycle made for two

 

 New Ross Standard     2016-05-21 kl. 07:06     288 words

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Competing with Damien Vereker from Waterford who is vision impaired, Martin, who works at the Brandon House Hotel, was the pilot for the 80 km tandem cycle, which the team completed in two hours.

in the world and are in line to compete for Ireland at the Rio
Paralympic Games in September.... They were competing along with other Irish paralympian team members including Seamus Wall from Fethard-on-Sea who came sixth in his handcycling race.

 

 

 

You Can Buy This Crazy, Alien-Like 3D Printed Electric Motorcycle

 

 Nigeria News Shafaqna     2016-05-21 kl. 06:55     2288 words

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PDP celebrates arrest of APC Deputy Chairman’s son over killing, kidnapping - nigerianpilot Buhari fires Opara, Christian pilgrims’ board boss - punchng.

See Photos - nairanaijanews.com We need forex to import petrol –Oil marketers - punchng.com Lagos unveils plans to replace danfo, okada - newtelegraphonline.com Again, militants blow up Escravos gas pipeline - punchng.com Rio
Paralympics:

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Redford chamber, League of Women Voters host forum

 

 Hometown Life     2016-05-21 kl. 06:17     1282 words

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Livonia’s McKinley Elementary coming down

 

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Rio 2016: Usain Bolt comes through to win 100m in 9.98 seconds at Ostrava Golden Spike meeting

 

 ZoBo.co.za     2016-05-21 kl. 05:28     48 words

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The 2012 Paralympics gold medallist and 2014 German long jump champion hopes to become the second athlete with a carbon fibre running blade to compete in the Olympics after South Africa's Oscar Pistorius in 2012. In the men's pole vault, France's world ...

The 2012
Paralympics gold medallist and 2014 German long jump champion hopes to become the second athlete with a carbon fibre running blade to compete in the Olympics after South Africa's Oscar Pistorius in 2012.

 

 

 

Team Ireland is targeting just three medals in Rio, Ross told

 

 Irish Independent     2016-05-21 kl. 03:40     257 words

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The Irish Olympic team has a target of just three medals at the Rio Games this summer, Minister for Sport Shane Ross has been told.

It also states that the
Paralympic team target is five medals, down from 16 in 2012.

 

 

 

LA’s New Metro Rail Expo Line Helps Solidify 2024 Olympic Games Concept

 

 GamesBids.com     2016-05-21 kl. 03:29     433 words

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The Metro Rail Expo Line extension, which connects LA’s downtown, Staples Center and the Coliseum with Santa Monica’s beaches was opened Friday.

As we continue building our ambitious transit network, we can ensure the highest standards of mobility and convenience for visitors to the Olympic and
Paralympic Games in 2024, and for all Angelenos long into the future”.

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Para-athletes smash old records

 

 London Free Press     2016-05-21 kl. 03:17     373 words

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Running alone against the clock didn’t keep para-athletes Madison Wilson-Walker of Dorchester and Nick Heffernan of Aquinas from being two of the biggest record breakers at the two-day WOSSAA track and field meet at TD Stadium.

better than the OFSAA record of 3:10. “I feel good, but I’m really tired,” said Wilson-Walker, who recently returned from a big
paralympic meet in Arizona, where she hit the A standard in the 400m....better when someone’s racing me, pushing me even faster, but hearing the crowd today got me going on the last lap and I was real excited to get it done, cause I was done.” Heffernan, a member of the Canadian Paralympic...

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Rio Paralympics: Athletes begin camping June

 

 Nigeria News Shafaqna     2016-05-21 kl. 03:02     64 words

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Special athletes representing the country at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games in Brazil from September 7 to 18 are to begin intensive training when they move to camp in Abuja next month.

Rio
Paralympics: Athletes begin camping June.... Special athletes representing the country at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games in Brazil from September 7 to 18 are to begin intensive training when they move to camp in Abuja next month.The Director of...

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Rio seeks 2,500 soldiers to patrol roads during Olympics

 

 China.org.cn     2016-05-21 kl. 02:56     166 words

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Rio de Janeiro's state government has requested that 2,500 members of Brazil's armed forces be deployed throughout the city of Rio during this year's Olympic Games, officials said on Friday.

The Olympics will be held from August 5 to 21 and the
Paralympics from September 7 to 18.

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Paralympic Swimmer Brad Snyder Talks Goals for Rio 5 minutes ago

 

 US Weekly Online     2016-05-21 kl. 02:52     589 words

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Snyder Credit: Mitchell Haaseth/NBC A lot can change in a year, as Paralympic swimmer Brad Snyder knows.

Paralympic Swimmer Brad Snyder Talks Goals for Rio 5 minutes ago.... Snyder Credit: Mitchell Haaseth/NBC A lot can change in a year, as Paralympic swimmer Brad Snyder knows.He was a lieutenant in the Navy, serving in Afghanistan in September 2011, when he...

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Red, White & Trending: May 13-19

 

 TaableNote News     2016-05-21 kl. 02:42     74 words

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What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians, hopefuls and more — up to when they're not competing? They're training. They're practicing. They're traveling to competitions and meets and games and tournaments. They're relaxing.

May 13-19. What are Team USA athletes — Olympians,
Paralympians, hopefuls and more — up to when they're not competing?

 

 

 

Josh Blue LIVE at Ventura Harbor Comedy Club

 

 Ventura County Star     2016-05-21 kl. 02:03     360 words

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Friday, June 3rd @ 8:00pm Saturday, June 4th @ 7:00pm & 9:00pm Ventura Harbor Comedy Club 1559 Spinnaker Drive, Suite 205 Ventura, CA 93001 Telephone: (805) 644-1500 Tickets: $20 http://venturaharborcomedyclub.com/event.cfm?

Paralympic Soccer player – refusing to bow to any of the challenges that come from living with Cerebral Palsy.

 

 

 

Katie Vincent to appear in first Canoe Kayak World Cup Broadcast on CBC Sports

 

 Noodls     2016-05-21 kl. 01:34     620 words

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CKC - CanoeKayak Canada (via noodls) / Broadcast to air at 5 p.m.

Elite National Team athletes proudly represent Canada at various competitions around the globe - most notably the Olympic Games,
Paralympic Games, Pan American Games, ICF World Cups as well as Junior, Under 23 and Senior World Championships.

 

 

 

Five For Friday: Beach Volleyball

 

 TaableNote News     2016-05-21 kl. 00:42     114 words

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Shooter Kim Rhode Qualifies For Rio, Will Be Second U.S. Woman To Compete At 6 Olympics USA Water Polo Five For Friday: Canoe/Kayak US Olympic Team - "I need something that tastes good & Chobani ..

Allen Qualify As First Paracanoeists To Represent Team USA At
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Talented young pianist Nicholas McCarthy to perform in Istanbul

 

 Daily Sabah     2016-05-21 kl. 00:16     225 words

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The one-handed concert pianist and symbol of hope, Nicholas McCarthy, will perform on May 21 at Zorlu Performing Arts Center at a concert organized by Piu Entertainment.

He became globally known with his performance with Coldplay at the closing ceremony of the 2012
Paralympics and mesmerizes music lovers around the world with his live concerts.

 

 

 

Zika Virus Will Spread to Europe - Warning

 

 HighBeam Research     2016-05-21 kl. 00:08     112 words

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Byline: Ella Pickover and Mark Smith newsdesk@walesonline.co.uk THE Zika virus is expected to spread to parts of Europe in late spring and summer, health leaders have said.

Health officials have already been forced to consider the impact of the virus in Brazil ahead of the 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. ….

 

 

 

Titans' Jack Conklin to speak at Music City Sports Festival

 

 Tennessean     2016-05-21 kl. 00:01     1541 words

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Titans top draft pick Jack Conklin will speak at Music City Sports Festival on June 4. (Photo: File) Titans first-round draft pick Jack Conklin will be the featured speaker for the  Music City Sports Festival at Music City Center.

Other award recipients include Green Bay linebacker Sam Barrington (Humanitarian), two-time
Paralympic athlete  Cortney Jordan (Female Achievement) and the Carolina Panthers (NFL Team of the Year).

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National double gold and silver prize for Enzo's Gym

 

 Portadown Times     2016-05-20 kl. 23:59     380 words

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Arnas Simkus took part at the inaugural Northern Ireland Boxing Association Championships hosted by City of Belfast.

holding camps which have become the benchmark. “He was also chef de mission at multiple summer and winter Olympic and
Paralympic Games. “Keith Hagan, a Portadown coach at Enzo's, recently completed a boxing course with myself under the leadership

 

 

 

Kiwi kayaker Aimee Fisher joins Lisa Carrington in K1 final at World Cup in Germany

 

 Nelson Mail     2016-05-20 kl. 23:54     491 words

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Two Kiwi kayakers will contest the women's K1 200m final at the World Cup meet in Germany after Aimee Fisher joined Lisa Carrington in the medal deciding race.

Christchurch's Scott Martlew missed the opportunity to qualify for the Rio 2016
Paralympic Games after finishing fourth in the B final of the KL3 200m.

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Heroes of Youth Awards 2016 winners crowned

 

 Belfast Live     2016-05-20 kl. 23:34     1787 words

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Our young heroes stood shoulder-to-shoulder on Friday night deservedly basking in the spotlight as their extraordinary achievements were finally recognised.

In fact, the swimming-mad 14-year-old excels at the sport he loves to such an extent that he is impressively achieving able-bodied times in the water and is now aiming for medal glory in the 2020
Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

 

 

 

The latest on Zika and the Olympics

 

 WLS-AM     2016-05-20 kl. 23:17     916 words

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(CNN) – All eyes are on Rio and its Zika-carrying mosquitoes as the countdown to the 2016 Olympics continues.

Both the Olympic and
Paralympic Games must be postponed, moved or both. “But for the games, would anyone recommend sending an extra half a million visitors into Brazil right now?” National teams start to show off their Olympic finery.

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The latest on Zika and the Olympics

 

 Idaho8.com     2016-05-20 kl. 23:07     698 words

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(CNN) - All eyes are on Rio and its Zika-carrying mosquitoes as the countdown to the 2016 Olympics continues.

Both the Olympic and
Paralympic Games must be postponed, moved or both.... Don't go The CDC hardens its advisory on travel, telling pregnant women or those trying to become pregnant not to travel to any of the countries where Zika is circulating, including the Olympic Games and the Paralympic...

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The latest on Zika and the Olympics

 

 WPBF     2016-05-20 kl. 23:03     1108 words

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Here's the latest on battles against Zika All eyes are on Rio and its Zika-carrying mosquitoes as the countdown to the 2016 Olympics continues.

Both the Olympic and
Paralympic Games must be postponed, moved or both.... Don't go The CDC hardens its advisory on travel, telling pregnant women or those trying to become pregnant not to travel to any of the countries where Zika is circulating, including the Olympic Games and the Paralympic...

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Smile Report: Johnson Elementary participates in Body Buddies program, plus Johnson cafeteria ladies win ‘Sweet Day’ Award

 

 Hometown Headline     2016-05-20 kl. 22:35     546 words

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Teacher Jamie Skinner stands with Sara Kate Silvers as she presents her Body Buddies Project on Cody Simpson Media release: The fourth annual Body

Other subjects of students were Thomas Edison, Jesse James, and even one famous athlete who was in attendance for the presentations.  Krige Schabort, a
paralympic from South Africa now living in the Cedartown area, was the subject of fifth-grader

 

 

 

Stories from the Heart: St. John’s University student and Paralympic Gold Medalist team up to help those battling mental health issues

 

 PIX11     2016-05-20 kl. 22:31     344 words

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Please enable Javascript to watch this video Alex Torres has a simple message he wants every person to understand. “It’s all about making sure you establish a community of people that realizes, we’re not alone in this process,” he said.

St. John’s University student and
Paralympic Gold Medalist team up to help those battling mental health issues.... They reach kids through school visits and social media, and Alex hopes to help more through his relationship with Paralympic athlete, Rudy...

 

 

 

Adam van Koeverden qualifies for fourth Olympic Games

 

 Noodls     2016-05-20 kl. 22:14     909 words

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CKC - CanoeKayak Canada (via noodls) / GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA (May 20, 2016) - Four-time Olympic medalist Adam van Koeverden has qualified for his fourth Olympic Games.

Elite National Team athletes proudly represent Canada at various competitions around the globe - most notably the Olympic Games,
Paralympic Games, Pan American Games, ICF World Cups as well as Junior, Under 23 and Senior World Championships.

 

 

 

Rohler leaves it late in Ostrava

 

 IAAF     2016-05-20 kl. 21:56     1467 words

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With every other event having finished at the Golden Spike meeting, German javelin thrower Thomas Rohler saved the best for last – quite literally – at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Ostrava on Friday (20).

After Ashton Eaton withdrew from the long jump,
Paralympic champion Markus Rehm produced the best leap of the day, winning with 8.13m.

 

 

 

Japananese rider, 75, to miss record in Rio Olympics over horse's illness

 

 Solonews.net     2016-05-20 kl. 21:55     444 words

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USA media reported this month, citing former director of the Russia-based anti-doping laboratory Grigory Rodchenkov, that dozens of Russian athletes

Reedie wrote to Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko two weeks after a German WADA official was threatened with deportation by Russia's FSB intelligence service for trying to test a
Paralympic athlete in the closed city of Tryokhgorny, according to a report

 

 

 

Wayne man set for trial in shooting

 

 Hometown Life     2016-05-20 kl. 21:49     1203 words

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Usain Bolt wins 100 at Golden Spike in 9.98

 

 Greenfield Daily Reporter     2016-05-20 kl. 21:46     709 words

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Paralympic long jump champion Markus Rehm of Germany had the best leap of 8.13.... Rehm hopes to become the second athlete with a carbon-fiber prosthesis to compete in the Olympics and the Paralympics after Oscar Pistorius in 2012.

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Man charged in attempted break-in 20 minutes ago

 

 Hometown Life     2016-05-20 kl. 21:43     1201 words

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Police seek shoplifting suspect 14 minutes ago

 

 Westland MI Observer     2016-05-20 kl. 21:43     1154 words

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British Cycling stands by decision to drop Jess Varnish from podium

 

 Buxton Advertiser     2016-05-20 kl. 21:41     564 words

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British Cycling has stood by its decision to drop Jess Varnish from the podium programme, Press Association Sport understands.

"The selection criteria for Rio 2016 were agreed with the British Olympic Association and the British
Paralympic Association before being published on the British Cycling website in 2014.... "We cannot comment on the chances of any individual hoping to be selected for either the Olympics or the Paralympics...

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Kingwood resident overcomes motorcycle accident, finds role model in hospital

 

 Humble Observer     2016-05-20 kl. 21:32     550 words

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Andrew Medrano of Kingwood remembers only glimpses of the motorcycle accident that left him with a severely damaged leg, among other injuries.

Though he has led an active life, even participating in
Paralympic games, his biggest impact is being a role model.

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Drake tops both charts again

 

 Buzz Jack     2016-05-20 kl. 21:24     1663 words

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Drake continues his lengthy reign at the top of the singles chart and returns to pole position in the albums chart.

Bournemouth-raised choirmaster Gareth Malone's latest television venture has been to form a choir for the Invictus Games, a
Paralympic-style event for wounded servicemen.

 

 

 

Air BP ramps up for Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics

 

 AviationPros.com     2016-05-20 kl. 21:18     460 words

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Air BP ramps up for Rio 2016 Olympics and
Paralympics.... Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and service supplier, is ramping up its commercial and general aviation fuel operations ahead of this. ...summer’s Olympic Games (5 th -21 st August) and Paralympic...

 

 

 

Taking remote control: a day in the life of US wind operations

 

 TaableNote News     2016-05-20 kl. 21:17     98 words

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BP America - Team USA's Tatyana McFadden is #1 in the 200m.. Safety is everyone’s job U.S.

Safety is everyone’s job U.S.
Paralympians train to go the distance Second Harvest Food Bank -

 

 

 

'Historic' Rio Tickets Released...

 

 Around The Rings     2016-05-20 kl. 21:16     437 words

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(ATR) Tickets for the 2016 Olympics draw on the look of the Games and the sports they will showcase. A look at some of the Rio 2016 tickets (ATR) Rio 2016 released the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic tickets on May 20.

A look at some of the Rio 2016 tickets (ATR) Rio 2016 released the 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic tickets on May 20.The tickets feature each of the 64 Olympic and Paralympic sport pictograms over a backdrop inspired by the look of the Games.

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The BFG Is Leaving Giant Dream Jars at Landmarks Around London

 

 Concrete Playground     2016-05-20 kl. 20:57     242 words

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See the dreams of famous artists brought to life in front of your schnozzles. Fans of Roald Dahl who find themselves in London are in for a gloriumptious surprise.

Inside, you'll find the childhood dreams of prominent artists and celebrities, including director Steven Spielberg,
paralympian David Weir, Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams and The BFG illustrator Quentin Blake.

 

 

 

Lindbergh class builds new platform for paralympian

 

 Renton Reporter     2016-05-20 kl. 20:37     670 words

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Lindbergh High School students designed and created a platform, above, to help 2016 Paralympics hopeful Steve Ferreira, below, improve his shot put and hammer throw abilities.

Lindbergh class builds new platform for
paralympian.... Lindbergh High School students designed and created a platform, above, to help 2016 Paralympics hopeful Steve Ferreira, below, improve his shot put and hammer throw abilities.— image credit:

 

 

 

Police searching for missing Redford man from group home

 

 Hometown Life     2016-05-20 kl. 20:31     1300 words

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Bolt glides to easy victory in 100m in Ostrava

 

 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2016-05-20 kl. 20:12     434 words

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PRAGUE (Reuters) - Sprint king Usain Bolt ramped up his preparations for the Rio Olympics by pulling away to post a time below 10 seconds in the 100 metres at the Ostrava Golden Spike meeting.

Paralympic champion Markus Rehm, nicknamed "Blade Jumper", reached 8.13.... The 2012 Paralympics gold medallist and 2014 German long jump champion hopes to become the second athlete with a carbon fibre running blade to compete in the Olympics after South...

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Warren resident provides physical therapy to Olympians

 

 Home News Tribune     2016-05-20 kl. 20:11     600 words

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Athletics-Bolt glides to easy victory in 100m in Ostrava

 

 Philly.com     2016-05-20 kl. 20:08     436 words

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PRAGUE, May 20 (Reuters) - Sprint king Usain Bolt ramped up his preparations for the Rio Olympics by pulling away to post a time below 10 seconds in the 100 metres at the Ostrava Golden Spike meeting.

Paralympic champion Markus Rehm, nicknamed "Blade Jumper", reached 8.13.... The 2012 Paralympics gold medallist and 2014 German long jump champion hopes to become the second athlete with a carbon fibre running blade to compete in the Olympics after South...

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Cyril Smith: Christchurch's most generous man?

 

 The Press NZ     2016-05-20 kl. 20:00     468 words

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Cyril Smith gave $20 million from his estate to charities across Christchurch. One of Christchurch's most generous benefactors left $20 million in his will to 16 local charities — but you have probably never heard his name.

Paralympics NZ used their $1m bequest to develop the Cyril Smith Legacy Fund to assist para-athletes in Canterbury region with training and development.

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House of Possibilities to host Endless Possibilities

 

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Endless Possibilities, House of Possibilities’ annual gala, will be held at 6 p.m. June 23 at Gillette Stadium, 1 Patriot Place, Foxborough.

Ronan Tynan, an Irish tenor, physician, recording artist and
paralympian.

 

 

 

London visitor numbers hit record levels | Travel

 

 DailyMe.Com     2016-05-20 kl. 19:25     90 words

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London[1] attracted a record number of tourists in 2015, with 31.5 million people visiting the capital, a 20% increase on five years ago.

And the figures show that every year since the London 2012 Olympic and
Paralympic Games there has been an increase in the num...

 

 

 

Paralyzed from the chest down, man works to inspire others

 

 KNOP-TV     2016-05-20 kl. 19:21     443 words

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LINCOLN, Neb. (WOWT) -- He's making the best of a very difficult situation. You might say that's Bert Burns' motto.

Sports helped and Burns got involved in the
Paralympics. “I was fortunate to be able to do well in wheelchair sports, and got to race all around the world, win a few medals along the way, meet tons of people and travel.... Not only did he win a gold medal in the 1992 Paralympics...

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Tyrone takes gold in Rio

 

 Berea Mail Online     2016-05-20 kl. 19:21     287 words

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INSPIRATIONAL Durban paralympic athlete, Tyrone Pillay once again showed what believing in yourself and working hard can do at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) track and field meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil last night.

INSPIRATIONAL Durban
paralympic athlete, Tyrone Pillay once again showed what believing in yourself and working hard can do at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) track and field meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil last night.The local star

 

 

 

Adventure Day Returns To The Sparks Marina For Those With Disabilities

 

 KTVN     2016-05-20 kl. 19:16     217 words

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This weekend at the Sparks Marina, there is a special opportunity for people with disabilities to explore adventure sports that they often times do not get the chance to try. Mark Wellman's Adventure Day at the Sparks Marina is Sunday, May 22, from 10 a.

I think a lot of people that use wheelchairs don't realize that they can rock climb,” said Mark Wellman, two-time
Paralympian and event organizer.

 

 

 

Rowing crews get feel of ‘flying’ on Great Miami River

 

 The Western Star     2016-05-20 kl. 19:09     1117 words

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Have you ever “flown” on the Great Miami River? Nick Hershner, a student at Hamilton Freshman School, has. He’s a member of the RowAmerica Hamilton youth racing team , which can regularly be seen practicing on the Great Miami River.

Among other things, GMRC provides scholarships to
disabled athletes and students who otherwise couldn’t afford the rowing costs.

 

 

 

Editorial: Cyril Smith's largesse a lesson to all about leaving the world better off

 

 The Press NZ     2016-05-20 kl. 19:04     550 words

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Two children are at the opening of the rebuilt Cholmondeley Children's Home in 2015, made possible by Cyril Smith's $3 million bequest.

Another $2m is earmarked for children's rooms in the Nurse Maude Hospice. Other beneficiaries include the Child Cancer Foundation, the Blind Foundation, 
Paralympics NZ, CCS Disability Action, the City Mission Foundation and the Order of St

 

 

 

Rachel Platten's New Music May Not Be What You'd Expect

 

 Teen Vogue     2016-05-20 kl. 18:49     573 words

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Rachel Platten 's music goes beyond topping the charts; her tracks have changed people's lives.

But no matter how big of a crowd she plays, including this month's Invictus Games — an international
Paralympic-style sporting event started by Prince Harry that honors injured active duty and veteran service members — Rachel continues to stay

 

 

 

Retaining teachers at Lake Norman Charter

 

 Charlotte Observer     2016-05-20 kl. 18:44     100 words

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Cato Middle College High School conducts Commencement exercises Torian has a passion for reading WBTV First Alert forecast for 05.18.

'I've got a customer here that got bit by a copperhead' WBTV First Alert Weather forecast for 05.18.16 Group says CMS can't wait for bonds Najah Walls talks about Girl Scout camp Charlotte welcomes
Paralympic Team Trials.

 

 

 

Jess Varnish's Rio Olympics hopes all but ended as British Cycling chiefs

 

 Mail Online     2016-05-20 kl. 18:34     1169 words

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British Cycling have reaffirmed their decision to drop Jess Varnish

April 29: It is announced that Annamarie Phelps, the vice-chair of the British
Paralympic Association, will lead aninto the situation at British Cycling.

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Panasonic wird breite Palette von Lösungen und Ausstattung zur Austragung der Olympischen und Paralympischen Spiele in Rio 2016 liefern

 

 Quotenet.com     2016-05-20 kl. 18:32     806 words

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Panasonic Corporation, der offizielle globale Olympische und Paralympische Partner in der Kategorie Audio- und Videoausstattung bei den Olympischen

Panasonic wird breite Palette von Lösungen und Ausstattung zur Austragung der Olympischen und
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5 live increases live football commentaries

 

 Radio Today     2016-05-20 kl. 18:10     210 words

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The BBC has secured additional football coverage compared with last season – 5 live will be covering 144 matches instead of 128 last year. Five of the eight packages available have been awarded to BBC Radio 5 live – whilst talkSPORT got three .

Before then though, we have a busy summer of sport ahead dominated by the European football championships, the Olympics and the
Paralympics.”.

 

 

 

Para National Basketball and Cricket kicks off in Jumla

 

 MyRepublica.com     2016-05-20 kl. 18:07     149 words

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JUMLA, MAY 20: Jumla beat Kalikot in the wheelchair basketball event under the Para National Basketball and Cricket Tournament that kicked off in Jumla on Friday.

Bikash Shahi, coordinator of Nepal
Paralympic Committee, said that the event will also be beneficial for the development of the Karnali region.

 

 

 

Irish Competing In UCI Para Road World Cup This Weekend

 

 Radio Kerry     2016-05-20 kl. 17:57     298 words

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A large number of Irish riders are competing in the UCI Para Road World Cup in Belgium this weekend, in the last opportunity for riders to seek selection for the Paralympic Games in Rio.

A large number of Irish riders are competing in the UCI Para Road World Cup in Belgium this weekend, in the last opportunity for riders to seek selection for the
Paralympic Games in Rio.Ireland has qualified four male bikes and two female bikes for

 

 

 

Farmington Hills resident headed to West Point

 

 Hometown Life     2016-05-20 kl. 17:55     1284 words

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Lalla Aicha Tour School Extended for Two Years

 

 The Sports Campus     2016-05-20 kl. 17:48     689 words

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The Ladies European Tour is delighted to announce that its Lalla Aicha Tour School, organised under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI

The tournament has been played in Morocco since 2012 and extended its global brand presence ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Games by adding an Asian and South American pre-qualifier in 2015.

 

 

 

Russian Bells And Laos Dolls – A Perfect Blend

 

 Sputnik     2016-05-20 kl. 17:47     436 words

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Denis Bolotsky — The music of Brunei will be heard alongside traditional Russian folk songs, and the fiery Caucasus “lezginka” will receive the same “wow” from the audience, as the traditional dances of Laos and Cambodia.

You can go skiing in the winter, and you have sea in the summer, so it’s a nice place for everybody.” Sochi – the city on the Russian Black Sea coast where the 2014 Winter Olympics and
Paralympics were held, hosted the Russia-ASEAN summit

 

 

 

Two drivers seriously injured in Canton crash

 

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Brixham’s Outstanding Sports Achievement Award

 

 Brixham News     2016-05-20 kl. 17:08     197 words

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Joel receiving his award from Cllr Rosemary Clarke The Outstanding Sports Achievement Award is presented in recognition of a person or a team who has gained significant success or excelled in terms of sporting achievement bringing credit to Brixham.

He truly is an inspiration to us all and I really hope he achieves his goal of playing in the
Paralympics in a few years time.’ The Chairperson of Brixham Town Council, Councillor Rosemary Clarke presented the award to Joel at the Annual Parish

 

 

 

Dalung says getting all children into sports is Buhari administration’s priority

 

 Reporters365     2016-05-20 kl. 17:02     448 words

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Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youths and Sports, on Friday said the Federal Government would soon set up a new initiative to offer children a wide range of sports opportunities.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the minister spoke at the unveiling, commissioning and presentation of sports equipment to 2,000 public primary schools nationwide. “The sporting journey for many Olympians and
paralympians begins at

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Panasonic Launching Global Marketing Activities Ahead Of Rio Games

 

 Sports Business Journal     2016-05-20 kl. 16:46     83 words

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IOC TOP partner Panasonic will launch a variety of global marketing activities in its sponsorship category for the Rio Games and Paralympic Games.

IOC TOP partner Panasonic will launch a variety of global marketing activities in its sponsorship category for the Rio Games and
Paralympic Games.The company signed a partnership agreement with Sugarloaf Mountain located in the Urca district of Rio

 

 

 

Team USA Wrestlers Shine For Beat The Streets In Times Square

 

 TaableNote News     2016-05-20 kl. 16:42     130 words

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Team USA Takes Quarterfinal Shootout Win Over Czech Republic, Advances To Hockey Semifinals Overnight Sensation Wrestler J’den Cox’s Dream Year

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Nominate your unsung hero in Bucks and MK sporting Oscars

 

 The Bucks Herald     2016-05-20 kl. 16:42     534 words

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Brazilian dancers at the 2015 Sport Awards The unsung heroes of sport in Bucks may not make it to the Rio Olympics but they could still be in line for glittering silverware this year.

Mark Ormerod, director of Leap – the County Sport and Activity Partnership which co-ordinates the event – said: “Most of us are bound to become caught up in the drama and emotion of the Olympics and
Paralympics this year, and every athlete who

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Baku presented new patriotic project

 

 Today.Az     2016-05-20 kl. 16:35     230 words

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/By Azernews/ By Laman Ismayilova The Rashid Behbudov State Song Theatre held a presentation of the patriotic project My Hero, implemented with the assistance of the public organization Yeni Yurd,  Trend  life reports.

- the
paralympian Ilham Zakiyev, athletes Ayhan Mamayev and Eduard Mammadov and many others.

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Canoeing | Ian Marsden a step closer to earning Paralympics place - video

 

 Staffordshire Newsletter     2016-05-20 kl. 16:35     18 words

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Posted: May 20, 2016 Ian Marsden in Duisburg 173496

Canoeing | Ian Marsden a step closer to earning
Paralympics place - video.

 

 

 

Call to cancel 2016 Olympics because of Zika risk is not backed by WHO

 

 The BMJ     2016-05-20 kl. 16:30     578 words

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BMJ 2016; 353doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i2899

that the Olympic organisers must confront “the bitter truth: the 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Games must be postponed, moved, or both, as a precautionary concession.” Brazil is at the centre of a large outbreak of Zika affecting 58 countries

 

 

 

Record-breaking Sports Night for Viscardi Center

 

 Long Island Business News     2016-05-20 kl. 16:22     328 words

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Eli Manning, Joe Namath, Bryant Gumbel and other legends from the sports world came to Albertson last night for The Viscardi Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebrity Sports Night. A record 870 attendees took part in the event, which raised $4.

Gumbel was among the honorees of the evening, as were Victoria Arlen, an ESPN reporter and
Paralympic gold medalist; Ralph Palleschi, president and CEO of First Long Island Investors; and Richard Daly, CEO and president of Broadridge Financial

 

 

 

Russian lab chief to be interviewed over Sochi doping claims

 

 BT.com     2016-05-20 kl. 16:06     636 words

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The former head of Russia's anti-doping laboratory will be interviewed in Los Angeles on Friday as the inquiry into claims of systemic cheating at the 2014 Winter Olympics gathers pace.

The intervention followed the case of an anti-doping official being blocked from testing a
Paralympic athlete in Tryokhgorny, a town where access is restricted due to its importance to Russia's nuclear sector.

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Share your prom photos with the Observer

 

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False alarm leads to arrest of cleaning crew worker 54 minutes ago

 

 Hometown Life     2016-05-20 kl. 15:56     1218 words

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12 Incredible People Who Succeeded Despite Adversity

 

 inc.com     2016-05-20 kl. 15:49     882 words

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Person Achievement Adversity   Franklin Roosevelt Four-time President of the United States Paralyzed from the waist down by polio before running for office.

  Marc Zupan Gold medal-winning
paralympic medalist in wheelchair rugby, main figure in Oscar-nominated movie Murderball ; guest at White House, skydived, rock-climbed.

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News - Greg Rutherford benefiting from taking a leap into the known

 

 RunnerSpace.com     2016-05-20 kl. 15:46     935 words

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The ‘grand slam’ long jump champion reflects on experience gained over the past Olympic cycle and talks about his hopes of retaining two of his titles

This is a great start for me,” says Rutherford, as he looks ahead to Friday evening’s Co-operative Bank Great CityGames competition, in which he will go up against Ignisious Gaisah and
Paralympic medallist Ronald Hertog of Netherlands, Norris

 

 

 

City’s sporting stars are heading to the Paralympics

 

 NewsRT.co.uk     2016-05-20 kl. 14:52     101 words

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0 Have your say Two young athletes will head to Rio to represent Team GB in the Paralympic Games.

City’s sporting stars are heading to the
Paralympics.... 0 Have your say Two young athletes will head to Rio to represent Team GB in the Paralympic Games.Sophie Carrigill, from Wakefield, has been selected to co-captain the women’s wheelchair basketball...

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The mascot for 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics is likely to be unveiled in June after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) meeting, an official from the event's organizing committee said Friday. The official, who asked not t...

 

 Korea Herald     2016-05-20 kl. 14:52     193 words

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The mascot for 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics is likely to be unveiled in June after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) meeting, an official from the event's organizing committee said Friday.

Lee Hee-beom, newly elected president of the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and
Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG), will be also attending the meeting.

 

 

 

Making the things that really matter happen, one step at a time

 

 The Marketing Site     2016-05-20 kl. 14:42     654 words

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Nedbank, in partnership with Jumping Kids , is inspiring South Africans to raise funds to help disadvantaged physically disabled kids get legs. Jumping Kids was launched in 2009 to provide solutions for disadvantaged amputees in the country.

As a proud sponsor of the South African
Paralympic Team and the Comrades Marathon, we celebrate ordinary South Africans who make extraordinary things happen, which is why we are so inspired by Sandile.

 

 

 

Tyrone Takes Shot Put Gold At Rio Test Event

 

 Metro Tell.co.za     2016-05-20 kl. 14:32     46 words

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[Sascoc] Durban's Tyrone Pillay dug deep to strike gold in Thursday's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) track and field meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil....

Durban's Tyrone Pillay dug deep to strike gold in Thursday's International
Paralympic Committee (IPC) track and field meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil....By: -

 

 

 

Invictus star Micky raring to go for the Paralympics

 

 East Lothian Courier     2016-05-20 kl. 14:32     452 words

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INSPIRATIONAL para-powerlifter Micky Yule is raring to go ahead of the Rio Olympics after returning home victorious from the Invictus Games.

Invictus star Micky raring to go for the
Paralympics.

 

 

 

London welcomes over 30 million tourists for the first time ever

 

 Travel and Tour World     2016-05-20 kl. 14:12     719 words

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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has welcomed new figures that show the capital has set a new tourism record after more than 30 million visitors came to the

Every year since the London 2012 Olympic and
Paralympic Games there has been an increase in the number of international visitors coming to the city.

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RML lights Swashbuckle

 

 LSI Online     2016-05-20 kl. 14:11     357 words

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RML lights Channel 4 hit The Last Leg UK - Whilst many of the athletes still revel in their achievements at the London Olympics and Paralympics 2012, off the track, one of the biggest successes of the time was Channel 4's The Last Leg - a spin-off ...

Whilst many of the athletes still revel in their achievements at the London Olympics and
Paralympics 2012, off the track, one of the biggest successes of the time was Channel 4's The Last Leg - a spin-off ...  More >> 8 January 2016 RML on the

 

 

 

BBC Sport - Rio 2016: Paralympics GB judoka Jono Drane rebuilds mind & body https://t.co/5i6zQWfM5k #MHAW16

 

 British Judo Association     2016-05-20 kl. 14:09     36 words

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BBC Sport - Rio 2016:
Paralympics GB judoka Jono Drane rebuilds mind & body https://t.co/5i6zQWfM5k #MHAW16.

 

 

 

13:03 Celebrations as Leah makes final Rio team

 

 NewsRT.co.uk     2016-05-20 kl. 14:05     114 words

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0 Have your say The parents of wheelchair basketball star Leah Evans say they “could not be prouder” after it was announced she had made the final squad for this year’s Paralympic Games.

0 Have your say The parents of wheelchair basketball star Leah Evans say they “could not be prouder” after it was announced she had made the final squad for this year’s
Paralympic Games.Nineteen-year-old Leah, from Townville, will travel to

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WADA chief urges Russia not to obstruct anti : doping investigators

 

 KFGO News     2016-05-20 kl. 13:50