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Ett steg närmare Rio för Nathalie

 

 Kristianstadsbladet Plus     2016-05-30 kl. 03:24     206 words

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Nathalie Nilsson från Osby deltog i Peking-Paralympics 2008, slutade, men är nu sugen på ett nytt olympiskt spel. När Bladetsporten når Nathalie på söndagskvällen står hon mitt ute i skogen. - Ja, jag står på slingan där jag brukar träna.

Nathalie Nilsson från Osby deltog i Peking-
Paralympics 2008, slutade, men är nu sugen på ett nytt olympiskt spel.... Jag har till den 17 juli på mig, men det är bara Åke (Norén, tränare) som vet exakt hur många lopp jag har på mig, skrattar Nathalie, som slutade efter Paralympics...

 

 

 

En show med allvarligt syfte

 

 Norrköpings Tidningar     2016-05-29 kl. 09:00     217 words

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Flygguppvisningar, musik och servering i Stegeborg ska bidra till bättre möjligheter för hjälpflygningar i Bangladesh i framtiden. På Nationaldagen, måndagen den 6 juni, arrangeras flygdagen vid Stegeborg för åttonde gången.

Sångerskan och konstnären Lena Maria Klingvall, som även blev medaljör i
paralympics i Seoul 1988, finns bland annat på plats i Stegeborg.

 

 

 

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AIS changes are about sustainable success

 

 Noodls     2016-05-30 kl. 08:48     1152 words

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ASC - Australian Sports Commission (via noodls) / 30 May 2016 We should all have huge respect for the pioneers who made the brave decision to revolutionise Australian sport and create the AIS in 1981.

Since London 2012 we have celebrated 34 world champions in Olympic disciplines and 70 in
Paralympic disciplines.... In addition, we have provided more than $41million in direct grants to some 1100 athletes across Olympic and Paralympic sport.

 

 

 

Elderly troupe founded by director Ninagawa to carry on

 

 Mainichi Daily News     2016-05-30 kl. 08:43     152 words

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TOKYO (Kyodo) -- A theater troupe of elderly actors set up by renowned stage director Yukio Ninagawa has decided to continue its activities following the founder's death earlier this month, according to the operator of the group.

The group, founded in 2006 by the late director, aims to make stage performance a part of cultural programs for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and
Paralympics.

 

 

 

Ex-Canaries coach wants team to leave legacy in Rio as Paralympics

 

 Wymondham & Attleborough Mercury     2016-05-30 kl. 08:28     48 words

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07:11 30 May 2016 Keith Webb and his England players in training. Picture: FA/GETTY IMAGES

Ex-Canaries coach wants team to leave legacy in Rio as
Paralympics. ...countdown begins.07:11 30 May 2016 Keith Webb and his England players in training.... Picture: FA/GETTY IMAGES. Ex-Norwich City coach Keith Webb is heading for the Rio Paralympics...

 

 

 

NZ Paralympians celebrate 100 day countdown to Rio

 

 ONE News     2016-05-30 kl. 07:48     194 words

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Te Papa was abuzz with a carnival atmosphere as New Zealand Paralympians marked 100 days until the Rio Paralympics.

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Paralympians celebrate 100 day countdown to Rio.... Te Papa was abuzz with a carnival atmosphere as New Zealand Paralympians marked 100 days until the Rio Paralympics.Rio-bound New Zealand representatives Kate Horan, Chris Sharp, and Liam Malone made...

 

 

 

David Weir becomes the first wheelchair athlete to complete a mile in under three minutes

 

 Financial Express     2016-05-30 kl. 07:39     198 words

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Paralympic champion More from this section National Memorial Day Concert plays on despite rain Papal awards given to Clooney, Hayek and Gere

Paralympic champion More from this section National Memorial Day Concert plays on despite rain Papal awards given to Clooney, Hayek and Gere. ...Video captures explosive gunfire in Houston shooting Rookie Rossi wins 100th running of Indy 500 A

 

 

 

Altave Will Present Its New Solution to Prevent Crimes during the Olympics

 

 Free Press Release     2016-05-30 kl. 07:04     615 words

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Brazil, May 30,2016/Free-Press-Release.com/ -- The 2016 Olympic Games authorities will pay a specific attention to prevent terrorism and other criminal activities during the Olympics and Paralympic Games in Brazil this year.

The 2016 Olympic Games authorities will pay a specific attention to prevent terrorism and other criminal activities during the Olympics and
Paralympic Games in Brazil this year.The security authorities responsible for the Olympics have chosen a

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Scoop Asia (web) - Free Press Release (web)

 

 

 

Briefly: Shelby Rogers joins parade of American women into French Open's fourth round

 

 Minneapolis Star Tribune     2016-05-30 kl. 06:53     541 words

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Shelby Rogers beat a seeded player for the third time in a week Sunday and joined a crowd of American women in the quarterfinals of the French Open in Paris. Rogers, a 23-year-old ranked 108th, took a 6-3, 6-4 victory over No.

Wheelchair racing: Six-time
Paralympic gold medalist David Weir became the first wheelchair racer to complete a mile in under three minutes.

 

 

 

Paralympics 100 days away; city planning ticket give-away

 

 Macon Telegraph     2016-05-30 kl. 06:53     677 words

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Tickets sales for the Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games are lagging, but they are getting a big boost from an unexpected source — the city of Rio de Janeiro.

Paralympics 100 days away; city planning ticket give-away.... Tickets sales for the Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games are lagging, but they are getting a big boost from an unexpected source — the city of Rio de Janeiro.Philip Craven, the head of the International Paralympic...

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Greenfield Daily Reporter (web) - Chicago Daily Herald (web)

 

 

 

Five Aussie Paralympic stars to watch in Rio

 

 Daily Telegraph Australia     2016-05-30 kl. 06:45     492 words

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THE 2016 Paralympics in Rio is just around the corner and to get you in the mood, 13-time gold medallist Matt Cowdrey nominates his top five Aussie medal hopes. Ellie Cole (swimming) Ellie is going to be a standout for medals this time around.

Five Aussie
Paralympic stars to watch in Rio.... THE 2016 Paralympics in Rio is just around the corner and to get you in the mood, 13-time gold medallist Matt Cowdrey nominates his top five Aussie medal hopes.... For me, to have been on teams with him at the past three Games, and to see his Paralympic...

 

 

 

Cadogan wins Hampton 100

 

 Trinidad Express     2016-05-30 kl. 06:36     310 words

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COPPED SILVER: Marcus Duncan A thrilling men’s invitational 100 metres duel between Barbadian Levi Cadogan and Trinidad and Tobago’s Marcus

Nyoshia Cain, who is preparing for the September 7-18
Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was seventh in 13.23.

 

 

 

Cancer survivor eyes final Paralympics performance

 

 ABC Online     2016-05-30 kl. 06:31     587 words

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A doctor who survived stage-four leukaemia has set his sights on qualifying for his last Paralympics.

Cancer survivor eyes final
Paralympics performance.... A doctor who survived stage-four leukaemia has set his sights on qualifying for his last Paralympics.Dr William Tan, a medicine graduate from the University of Newcastle, is back visiting the Hunter...

 

 

 

Royal Gorge train conductor run over, dies

 

 Hometown Life     2016-05-30 kl. 06:12     1280 words

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Colo. conductor dies after getting run over by Royal Gorge train Subscribe today for full access on your desktop, tablet, and mobile device. Subscribe Now TOP TRENDING 240 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

 

 

 

Madison Half-Marathon resonates with runners

 

 Channel 3000     2016-05-30 kl. 05:47     223 words

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MADISON, Wis. -- The Madison Half-Marathon has taken place on Memorial Day Weekend for more than 10 years. However, this spring there’s a new addition to the old tradition.

The helpers are called "angels" and the
disabled athletes are called "captains."

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BBC World News, BBC.com bring new content around 2016 Rio Olympic Games

 

 Best Media Info     2016-05-30 kl. 05:45     887 words

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The comprehensive programming will document the lives of the people in Rio and hopeful athletes, and bring expert news and analysis live from Rio.

0130, 0830 GMT, July 16, 2016 1430, 2030 GMT, July 17, 2016 0930 GMT, July 19, 2016 The channel’s ‘Favela athletes’ will be about three young Olympic and
Paralympic hopefuls on their journey from their homes in the Rio favelas to the moment

 

 

 

Vikram awardee's Rio dreams hit financial hurdle

 

 Times of India     2016-05-30 kl. 05:42     500 words

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Bhopal: His disability never proved a stumbling block between him and success at swimming contests but financial condition has put the Vikram award recipient on backfoot ahead of Rio Paralympics.

Bhopal: His disability never proved a stumbling block between him and success at swimming contests but financial condition has put the Vikram award recipient on backfoot ahead of Rio
Paralympics.Gwalior's Satendra Singh is running from pillar to post...

 

 

 

How many dawns?

 

 Surfing Life     2016-05-30 kl. 05:39     455 words

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There are quite a few benefits of getting up before dawn on Victoria's Surf Coast, Jordy Smith samples one. Photo: Andrew Shield Words: Nick Carrol Twelve years ago Richard Bennett published a book called “The Surfer’s Mind.

heights as head sports psych for the Aussie
Paralympic team back in 2012.

 

 

 

Justin Toebes to miss last NBL finals after "distressing" Air New Zealand wheelchair incident

 

 stuff.co.nz     2016-05-30 kl. 05:39     657 words

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A distressing experience with Air New Zealand means Justin Toebes will forgo his last chance to see the Wellington Saints play in the National Basketball League finals.

He said it was surprising that was the case given Air New Zealand are supporters of
Paralympics New Zealand.... "I know a lot of people use wheelchairs and Air New Zealand is supporting the Paralympics, but I was distressed that I had this issue with...

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In Brief: Nibali gets second Giro d’Italia victory and fourth Grand Tour title

 

 Guelph Mercury     2016-05-30 kl. 05:16     1616 words

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TURIN, Italy — Riding a completely pink bicycle and patting his teammates, home favourite Vincenzo Nibali clinched a second Giro d'Italia victory and

TRACK Weir becomes first wheelchair racer to complete mile in under three minutes LONDON — Six-time
Paralympic gold-medallist David Weir became the first wheelchair racer to complete a mile in under three minutes Sunday.

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Waterloo Region Record (web) - New Hamburg Independent (web) - Hamilton Community News (web) - Hamilton Spectator (web)

 

 

 

Sports news roundup — compiled May 29

 

 Akron Beacon Journal     2016-05-30 kl. 04:51     519 words

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college baseball Ohio State wins Big Ten tournament over Iowa • Troy Kuhn hit an RBI double in the top of the ninth inning to earn Ohio State the Big Ten Conference Tournament championship with an 8-7 win over Iowa in Omaha.

Julio Baptista rolled a right footer past Josh Saunders into the bottom-left corner to pull Orlando City (3-3-7) within striking distance about 6 minutes later.
paralympics Weir first wheelchair racer to finish mile in 3 minutes • Six-time

 

 

 

Coca-Cola Launches ‘I’m Proud to Be an American’ Can

 

 B&T Online     2016-05-30 kl. 04:23     379 words

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Coca-Cola has released limited edition USA-themed packaging of red, white and blue products to celebrate its 75-year partnership with the United Service Organizations USO. The cans feature the words “I’m proud to be an American.

America Centenario being held on U.S. soil for the first time, Team USA competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Games”.B&T Magazine.

 

 

 

Tackling homelessness: Street Count 2016 briefing held at Tokyo Tech

 

 Noodls     2016-05-30 kl. 04:23     700 words

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Tokyo Institute of Technology (via noodls) / A public briefing on the results of Tokyo Street Count 2016, a volunteer-led survey of the rough sleeping population in three areas of the nation's capital, was held at Tokyo Tech Front on April 10, 2016.

It sees the upcoming Olympic and
Paralympic Games in 2020 as an excellent opportunity to improve conditions for homeless people in and around Tokyo.

 

 

 

Rio readies largest ever Olympic village

 

 Namibia Press Agency     2016-05-30 kl. 03:38     91 words

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Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. By Michael Place RIO DE JANEIRO, May 29 (Xinhua) -- It is called the Olympic Village but Olympic City might be a more fitting name.

It is called the Olympic Village but Olympic City might be a more fitting name.Almost 18,000 athletes and officials will call Rio de Janeiro's Olympic village home during the Olympic Games in August and the
Paralympic Games in September.

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China.org.cn (web) - Namibia Press Agency (web) - Xinhua News Agency (web) - China Daily Asia (web) - Ecns.cn (web) - China Economic Net (web) - Foreign Affairs.co.nz (web) - Global Times (web)

 

 

 

Sports digest: Spieth wins, breaks Tiger Woods' record

 

 Oakland Tribune     2016-05-30 kl. 03:38     604 words

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Jordan Spieth won at Colonial on Sunday after birdieing the last three holes for a 5-under 65, including a chip-in from behind the 17th green following a fortunate bounce off a marshal.

Six-time
Paralympic gold-medalist David Weir became the first wheelchair racer to complete a mile in under three minutes, finishing the Westminster Mile in a time of 2 minutes, 57 seconds.

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Inside Bay Area (web) - Contra Costa Times (web) - San Jose Mercury News (web) - New York Times (web)

 

 

 




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