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Klarar Amb OS-gränsen i Bålsta?

 

 Enköpings-Posten     2016-05-28 kl. 06:03     855 words

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I helgen bjuds det bland annat på friidrott av högsta klass i Bålsta, Vårkastet, samt fotboll ESK-Kista Galaxy i herrtrean och softboll, EBSK-Karlslund och hopptävling på hemmaplan. Rugbyn och dragkamparna tävlar på bortaplan.

Det finns även en spjutkastare som jagar kvalgränsen till
paralympics.... Det finns även en spjutkastare som jagar kvalgränsen till paralympics.

 

 

 

Färre deltagare när Haisspelen flyttades

 

 Norra Skåne     2016-05-27 kl. 14:00     447 words

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Sport Det blir lite mindre deltagare än vanligt då Haisspelen arrangeras i helgen på Göingevallen i Hässleholm. Anledningen är att den klassiska friidrottstävlingen flyttats två månader bakåt i tiden på grund av junior-SM.

Nathalie Nilsson, gör en spännande start då hon ska försöka klara kvaltiden på 400 meter till
Paralympics i sommar.... Nu gör hon en satsning på ännu ett Paralympics.

 

 

 

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Australian women's sevens captain Sharni Williams unfazed by Zika virus at Rio Olympic Games

 

 Melbourne Age     2016-05-28 kl. 08:06     595 words

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Australian women's rugby sevens captain Sharni Williams has swatted away concerns about the Zika virus at the Rio Olympic Games, revealing the team trialled safety measures at a world series event in Brazil earlier this year.

But the Olympics and
Paralympics will be held from August 5 to September 15 during Brazil's winter period where there is less mosquito activity.

 

 

 

Anne Wafula Strike 'honoured and humbled' to receive Women For Africa award

 

 Harlow Star     2016-05-28 kl. 08:02     290 words

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By HarlowStar | Posted: May 28, 2016 PARALYMPIC athlete Anne Wafula Strike said she felt humbled after being honoured at the Women For Africa Awards at the weekend.

May 28, 2016
PARALYMPIC athlete Anne Wafula Strike said she felt humbled after being honoured at the Women For Africa Awards at the weekend.Ms Wafula Strike, who was born in Kenya and now lives in Harlow, was struck down with polio at the age of

 

 

 

Experts urge Rio Olympics 'moved or delayed'

 

 Solonews.net     2016-05-28 kl. 07:58     462 words

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The letter also called for World Health Organization to reconsider its advice on the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The letter also called for World Health Organization to reconsider its advice on the 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Games.The letter points out that the Olympics were previously canceled in 1916, 1940 and 1944 and that other major sporting events have

 

 

 

Australian sevens captain Sharni Williams unfazed by Zika virus at Rio Olympics

 

 Melbourne Age     2016-05-28 kl. 07:54     595 words

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Australian women's rugby sevens captain Sharni Williams has swatted away concerns about the Zika virus at the Rio Olympic Games, revealing the team trialled safety measures at a world series event in Brazil earlier this year.

But the Olympics and
Paralympics will be held from August 5 to September 15 during Brazil's winter period where there is less mosquito activity.

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Sydney Morning Herald (web) - Brisbane Times (web) - WA Today (web)

 

 

 

Scientists urge delay or moving Olympics

 

 Journal-Gazette     2016-05-28 kl. 07:14     454 words

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Brazil, which is hosting the Olympics and the Paralympics, is at the epicenter of the rapidly evolving mosquito-borne epidemic.

Brazil, which is hosting the Olympics and the
Paralympics, is at the epicenter of the rapidly evolving mosquito-borne epidemic.The letter is signed by 150 individuals from more than a dozen countries, including Brazil, Japan, Israel, Russia, Sweden,

 

 

 

The 20 best sports clubs in Ireland

 

 Irish Times     2016-05-28 kl. 07:06     2733 words

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Nominations have closed, and we've whittled the thousands of entries you submitted down to this shortlist to win the Irish Times Best Sports Club in

The club is immensely proud of its current superstar, the Rio 2016
Paralympic hopeful Damien Vereker.

 

 

 

Alcott & Davidson strike gold in Tokyo

 

 Tennis Australia     2016-05-28 kl. 06:24     420 words

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Dylan Alcott and Heath Davidson have won Gold in the quad event at the BNP Paribas World Team Cup.

probably play a different brand of tennis, erratic and all over the shop,” Alcott said. “We’ve got the
Paralympics coming up.

 

 

 

Teacher says goodbye after 30 years 2 days ago

 

 Westland MI Observer     2016-05-28 kl. 06:20     1226 words

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Teacher says goodbye after over 30 years at McKinley Subscribe today for full access on your desktop, tablet, and mobile device. Subscribe Now TOP TRENDING Share This Story!

Seat belt saved my life 0:50 Adorable baby orangutan born via rare C-section 0:35 Kenya prepares for ivory giant burn 0:59 Area athlete prepares for
Paralympic games 1:59 Abuse victim's father asks judge for tougher sentence 0:41 Delicious new food

 

 

 

Westland police officer promoted 2 days ago

 

 Westland MI Observer     2016-05-28 kl. 06:20     1163 words

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Seat belt saved my life 0:50 Adorable baby orangutan born via rare C-section 0:35 Kenya prepares for ivory giant burn 0:59 Area athlete prepares for
Paralympic games 1:59 Abuse victim's father asks judge for tougher sentence 0:41 Delicious new food

 

 

 

Over 1,000 athletes to compete at national Paralympic Games

 

 Dang Cong San     2016-05-28 kl. 06:20     147 words

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More than 1,000 athletes from all over Vietnam will compete at the national Paralympic Games that will take place from July 8th-14th in HCM city, according to the Vietnam Paralympic Association (VPA).

Over 1,000 athletes to compete at national
Paralympic Games.... More than 1,000 athletes from all over Vietnam will compete at the national Paralympic Games that will take place from July 8th-14th in HCM city, according to the Vietnam Paralympic...

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VietNamNet Bridge (web)

 

 

 

Athletes at Rio Olympics will have an abundance of condoms

 

 Equilibrio Informativo     2016-05-28 kl. 05:14     231 words

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Brazil's capital will host the Games from August 5th, four years after London 2012. Frank Thompson held off a field of challengers to qualify to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in men's skeet shooting Friday at the 2016 U.S.

Only 24 percent of
Paralympic Games tickets have been sold so far.

 

 

 

Experts urge Rio Olympics 'moved or delayed'

 

 CCTV     2016-05-28 kl. 05:09     173 words

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150 experts have called for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro to be moved or delayed due to the Zika virus.

The World Health Organization had earlier said the Olympics and
Paralympics "will take place during Brazil's wintertime when there are fewer active mosquitoes and the risk of being bitten is lower."

 

 

 

IAAF: WADA ruling on Kenya reflects anti-doping concerns

 

 Equilibrio Informativo     2016-05-28 kl. 04:34     635 words

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The official added that Russian Federation rejects the claims. "The system of organization of the Olympic Games was completely transparent", Mutko told TASS.

A leading
Paralympian then claimed that Russians at Sochi 2014 undertook doping tests in different rooms to athletes from other countries, and were only held for three-to four minute intervals.

 

 

 

United States and Great Britain Claim Victories in Opening Night of 2016 Toronto Challenge

 

 Noodls     2016-05-28 kl. 04:28     315 words

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Wheelchair Basketball Canada (via noodls) / [Attachment] The Canadian senior men's national team welcomed rivals from Great Britain, Turkey and the United States for a series of exhibition games at the Toronto Challenge.

About Team Canada The Senior Men's National Team went undefeated at the London 2012
Paralympics to capture their third gold medal in four Paralympic Games.... It is the latest accomplishment in a sport dynasty that has placed them on the podium at four consecutive Paralympics...

 

 

 

Medical experts want Rio Olympics delayed or moved due to Zika

 

 Reuters India     2016-05-28 kl. 03:11     521 words

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The logos of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games are pictured next to a message on a screen that reads ''Message about Zika'' during a media briefing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 2, 2016.

The logos of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and Rio 2016
Paralympic Games are pictured next to a message on a screen that reads ''Message about Zika'' during a media briefing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 2, 2016.Reuters/Ricardo Moraes LONDON One

 

 

 

Honoring their sacrifice

 

 Hometown Life     2016-05-28 kl. 03:05     1172 words

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Seat belt saved my life 0:50 Adorable baby orangutan born via rare C-section 0:35 Kenya prepares for ivory giant burn 0:59 Area athlete prepares for
Paralympic games 1:59 Abuse victim's father asks judge for tougher sentence 0:41 Delicious new food

 

 

 

Athletes of all abilities can participate in triathlons

 

 Examiner.com     2016-05-28 kl. 01:52     661 words

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Marathon legends Rick Hoyt (L) and Dick Hoyt pose with the Superman Hall of Heroes award at the Superman Hall Of Heroes inaugural event at Times Square on May 13, 2014 in New York City.

The Hoyts travel the country and participate in much smaller events these days and have a huge following, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t get involved on the local level if you are interested in helping
disabled athletes or supporting

 

 

 

Olympics should move or be postponed because of Zika, doctors say

 

 Sun Herald     2016-05-28 kl. 01:27     1005 words

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More than 100 prominent physicians, bioethicists and scientists from around the world posted a letter Friday urging WHO Director-General Margaret Chan

Brazil, which is hosting the Olympics and the
Paralympics, is at the epicenter of the rapidly evolving mosquito-borne epidemic.... 5, or the Paralympics, which begin Sept.... Olympic delegation are already being monitored for the virus as they begin to go to Brazil; up to 1,000 are expected to be monitored as the Olympics and Paralympics...

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GB Paratriathlon success in Lisbon

 

 Tri247.com     2016-05-28 kl. 01:12     437 words

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Steadman, Patrick, Lewis and Tench all win European gold in Lisbon Today (Friday 27 May) the Great Britain Paratriathlon Team delivered four gold

They are a really strong team which is vital as we approach the Rio 2016
Paralympic Games later this year.” The 2016 Lisbon ETU Paratriathlon European Championships continue on Saturday and Sunday with junior and senior elite races.

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Noodls (web)

 

 

 

Mondelez reveals Cadbury Wini Eggs promotion in Paralympics tie up

 

 Convenience Store     2016-05-28 kl. 00:50     282 words

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27 May 2016 Next month will see Cadbury Mini Eggs return to shelves in limited edition Wini Eggs packs as part of a partnership with ParalympicsGB. Consumers who find a golden egg in their 90g packs will instantly win a family trip to Rio.

Mondelez reveals Cadbury Wini Eggs promotion in
Paralympics tie up.... 27 May 2016 Next month will see Cadbury Mini Eggs return to shelves in limited edition Wini Eggs packs as part of a partnership with ParalympicsGB.... Consumers who find a golden egg in their 90g packs will instantly win a family trip to Rio.By purchasing Wini Eggs, consumers will also be supporting the Supercharge ParalympicsGB...

 

 

 

Kinghorn lowers Tanni Grey-Thompson's 200m European record at IPC Athletics

 

 Inside The Games     2016-05-28 kl. 00:32     397 words

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Michael Pavitt Friday, 27 May 2016 Samantha Kinghorn lowered Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson's 12-year-old women's T53 200 metres European record as British success continued on the second day of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix in Nottwil, Switzerland.

British success continued on the second day of the International
Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix in Nottwil, Switzerland.The 20-year-old, who won bronze in the event at last year's IPC Athletics World Championships, finished in a time

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Insidethegames.biz (web)

 

 

 

Friendly Result – Republic of Ireland draw with Netherlands at Aviva

 

 SportsNews Ireland     2016-05-27 kl. 23:59     1307 words

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Home / Soccer / Soccer: Irish Interest / Friendly Result – Republic of Ireland draw with Netherlands at Aviva By Stephen Vaughan Updated: May 27,

another... Olympics2016 OCS Ireland continue sponsorship of Irish
Paralympic Team There were big celebrations at OCS Group Ireland headquarters in Dublin on...

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SportsNews Ireland (web)

 

 

 

Paralympics: Rider's road to Rio comes to bumpy end

 

 Farming     2016-05-27 kl. 23:52     13 words

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Residents and passing motorists watched in horror yesterday as a fully laden

Paralympics: Rider's road to Rio comes to bumpy end.

 

 

 

Western Hemisphere: Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Mari Carmen Aponte Travels to Uruguay and Brazil

 

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