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Lina inspirerar även andra

 

 Nya Wermlands-Tidningen     2016-06-01 kl. 06:00     875 words

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Efter att sjukdom drabbat Lina Watz under en längre tid blev det inget Paralympics för Karlstadssimmerskan i London 2012. Nu är det ny tid med nya tag och revanschsuget triggar den värmländska vinnarskallen.

Efter att sjukdom drabbat Lina Watz under en längre tid blev det inget
Paralympics för Karlstadssimmerskan i London 2012.... Det ska bli otroligt häftigt, säger Watz angående Paralympicsäventyret.... Senare i år kommer värmländskan att delta i Paralympics...

 

 

 

Risken stor att FIFH får stänga sin hall

 

 Skånska Dagbladet     2016-05-31 kl. 18:00     529 words

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PARASPORT Stora delar av FIFH Malmös verksamhet hotas om de ekonomiska problemen tvingar föreningen att stänga FIFH-hallen. Som det är nu är den risken uppenbar. - Vi är oerhört oroliga. Det ser mörkt ut, säger verksamhetschef Mats Linde.

PARASPORT Stora delar av FIFH Malmös verksamhet hotas om de ekonomiska problemen tvingar föreningen att stänga FIFH-hallen.

 

 

 

En trio med Spårvägare till OS i Rio 2016

 

 MyNewsdesk     2016-05-31 kl. 15:33     108 words

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Pressmeddelande Maj 31, 2016 15:33 CEST Michelle Coleman och Maja Reichard är uttagna sedan tidigare och dagens besked innebär att vi kommer att ha en trio med Spårvägare som deltar på OS i Rio de Janeiro,

21 augusti 2016! Michelle Coleman kommer att simma 100 meter frisim 200 meter frisim och lag Stina Gardell kommer att simma 200 meter medley och 4x200 frisim Maja Reichard ställer upp i 100 meter bröst, 50 och 100 meter frisim och 200 medley på
Paralympics...

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Presskontakt.se (web)

 

 

 

Karl Forsman siktar mot guld i Paralympics

 

 Sveriges Radio Jämtland     2016-05-31 kl. 15:10     272 words

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19-årige simmaren Karl Forsman från Östersund är ett av Sveriges stora medaljhopp i Paralympics och han har högt ställda mål. Karl Forsman laddar för sitt första Paralympics.

Karl Forsman siktar mot guld i
Paralympics.... 19-årige simmaren Karl Forsman från Östersund är ett av Sveriges stora medaljhopp i Paralympics och han har högt ställda mål.... Karl Forsman laddar för sitt första Paralympics.Det är bara 99 dagar kvar nu innan...

 

 

 

Kristina Brokholc i Idrottsmuseets Hall of Fame

 

 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2016-05-31 kl. 14:48     116 words

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Simmaren Kristina Brokholc är en av nio nya Hall of Fame-medlemmar hos Idrottsmuseet i Göteborg. Idrottsmuseet i Göteborg har utsett nio nya medlemmar till göteborgsidrottens eget Hall of Fame.

Under sin aktiva karriär tog hon bland annat två guld på
Paralympics 1988 och ett VM-guld 1990, där hon också satte ett världsrekord.... 1995 blev hon utsedd till årets handikappidrottssimmare.

 

 

 

Vi kan ännu bättre!

 

 Svenska Basketbollförbundet     2016-05-31 kl. 13:52     604 words

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Jag heter Mats Carlson och valdes till ordförande i Svenska Basketbollförbundet den 16:e april i år, något som jag är mycket glad och stolt över.

Uppdaterad: 2016-05-31 13:27. Jag, och många med mig, tycker till exempel att det är tråkigt att vi inte finns representerade varken i OS eller
Paralympics i Rio i sommar.

 

 

 

Intl news

 

Rwanda: Paralympics - Muvunyi Set for Berlin Open Grand Prix

 

 AllAfrica.com     2016-06-01 kl. 08:52     277 words

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Rwanda's international paralympian Hermas Cliff Muvunyi has intensified preparations for the forthcoming Berlin Open Grand Prix, which is scheduled for July 16-17 in Germany.

Rwanda:
Paralympics - Muvunyi Set for Berlin Open Grand Prix.... Rwanda's international paralympian Hermas Cliff Muvunyi has intensified preparations for the forthcoming Berlin Open Grand Prix, which is scheduled for July 16-17 in Germany.The former World...

 

 

 

What makes some people more likely to volunteer than others?

 

 The Guardian     2016-06-01 kl. 08:36     880 words

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As Volunteers' Week 2016 begins, we take a look at what makes someone give up their time for free

In the last 15 years, the overall number of volunteers has stayed largely the same, with the exception of spikes in 2012 (during the London 2012 Olympic and
Paralympic Games), and in 2005, which experts suspect is linked to protests against the Iraq

 

 

 

San Diego Duo Prepares for Rio With the USPNT

 

 NBC San Diego     2016-06-01 kl. 08:27     206 words

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The Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista is used to hosting athletes from around the world and this week one of the most inspiring teams is in town. The U.S.

The U.S.
Paralympic National Soccer Team (USPNT) is getting ready for the Rio games with two local guys on the club.... Neither let their situations define them and now they’re on the USPNT working with Coach Stuart Sharp to end the team’s medal drought at the Paralympics...

 

 

 

It takes a village

 

 University of South Florida Oracle     2016-06-01 kl. 07:42     1267 words

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USF senior athlete Matthew O’Neal will have one more opportunity to add to his already historic collegiate career when the NCAA Outdoor Championships begin June 10. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE/GOUSFBULLS.

he’s devoted himself to the Tampa community through volunteer work such as the
Paralympic Center and the Boys & Girls Club.

 

 

 

Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, dance studio partner in program for people with a disability

 

 MetroTimes.com     2016-06-01 kl. 07:39     1029 words

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On the first Saturday of every month, couples gather on the dance floor at Fred Astaire Dance Studio to learn the fundamentals of the waltz, fox trot, and other ballroom moves. But this isn't just another class at the Bloomfield Hills studio.

An accomplished athlete and four-time
Paralympic medalist swimmer, Angelelli began dancing after retiring from competitive swim.... Wheelchair dancing is a popular paralympic sport in Europe, but she struggled to find an instructor here in the U.S.

 

 

 

Roof ‘not crucial’ at Roland Garros for 2024 Olympics

 

 Daily Commercial News     2016-06-01 kl. 07:15     517 words

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PARIS —While essential for the French Open, a roof over centre court at Roland Garros is “not crucial” for Paris’s bid to host the 2024 Olympics, the

Bid officials are planning to use the venue both for the Olympics and
Paralympics, with tennis competitions, wheelchair events in tennis, basketball and rugby as well as five-a-side soccer matches being hosted in the western Paris venue if the city

 

 

 

Olympic data help decide victors in race for 2020 funds

 

 Financial Times     2016-06-01 kl. 07:04     831 words

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Jane Bird On track: analytics allows study of athletes such as Sir Chris Hoy

UK Sport agrees individual medal targets with 38 Olympic and
Paralympic sports plus an aggregate target with the government as the basis for investment. “Three years ago, we'd often sit in reviews of sport and investment meetings and ask what

 

 

 

It will be a day of clouds, rains and thunderstorms —NiMET

 

 News Express Nigeria     2016-06-01 kl. 06:52     244 words

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By Mayowa Okekale, Abuja on 01/06/2016 Share on Tweet Views: 7 The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET) has made the following

For our
Paralympic heroes (and falconets), a day...

 

 

 

Child-seats, wheelchair vehicles, V for Zlatan

 

 Irish Independent     2016-06-01 kl. 05:16     539 words

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So much attention is paid to technological safety that ordinary basic elements can be overlooked. So much attention is paid to technological safety that ordinary basic elements can be overlooked. Child seats happen to be a prime example.

Graham Merrigan, born with spina bifida, is a basketball player and hopes to make it on Ireland's team for the Rio
Paralympics.

 

 

 

The Lifestyle Suite: Influential Experts, Inspiring LIves

 

 PRWire     2016-06-01 kl. 05:06     494 words

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Media Release The Lifestyle Suite: Influential Experts. Inspiring Lives. An extraordinary collective of health, lifestyle and sporting talent are taking the Australian media by storm.

corporate HR The Lifestyle Suite represents some of the most respected names in health, sport and lifestyle in the country,including GP and TV Presenter Dr Ginni Mansberg ;
Paralympian and motivational speaker Ellie Cole ; Journalist and TV

 

 

 

London 2012 Olympic finalist Steven Solomon will return to the track in Townsville

 

 The Runner's Tribe     2016-06-01 kl. 05:06     1144 words

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London 2012 Olympic finalist Steven Solomon (NSW) will return to the track in Townsville (Qld) this weekend as he continues his push for Olympic Games nomination in the men’s 400m. On the hunt for the Rio 2016 standard of 45.

On the hunt for the Rio 2016 standard of 45.40, the 23-year-old’s start follows a training camp on the Gold Coast (Qld) alongside his training partners and
Paralympic aspirants Evan O’Hanlon (ACT),  Scott Reardon (ACT) and Chad Perris (ACT).

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The Runner's Tribe (web)

 

 

 

Lantz Lamback returns to the pool as coach of a new swimming and diving organization

 

 Augusta Chronicle     2016-06-01 kl. 05:02     417 words

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Lantz Lamback is retired from competitive swimming, but he’s not ready to give up the pool.

Lantz Lamback is retired from competitive swimming, but he’s not ready to give up the pool.The world champion
Paralympic athlete is beginning a new venture as the swimming coach of the CSRA Swimming and Diving organization at the Augusta Aquatic

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Augusta Chronicle (web)

 

 

 

Undefeated USA Takes Gold, Great Britain Claims Silver at Toronto Challenge

 

 Noodls     2016-06-01 kl. 04:59     344 words

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Wheelchair Basketball Canada (via noodls) / [Attachment] (Toronto, Ont.) The USA and Turkey ended the Toronto Challenge with wins against Great Britain and Canada in the final games of men's wheelchair basketball on Tuesdays at the Mattamy Athletic Centre.

The Toronto Challenge marks the first major test for the Canadian men after being nominated to represent the maple leaf at the Rio 2016
Paralympic Games, where Canada aims to defend its first place finish from the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Rio giving away Paralympics tickets to boost support

 

 The News International     2016-06-01 kl. 04:47     180 words

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RIO DE JANEIRO: Organisers of the 2016 Paralympic Games are giving away half a million tickets 100 days before the start of competition in a bid to boost support for September’s events, officials said on Monday.

Rio giving away
Paralympics tickets to boost support.... RIO DE JANEIRO: Organisers of the 2016 Paralympic Games are giving away half a million tickets 100 days before the start of competition in a bid to boost support for September’s events, officials...

 

 

 

Strip Scribbles: Poker prince Rene-Charles Angelil, Caesars’ 50th, ‘Mindfreak Live!’

 

 Las Vegas Sun     2016-06-01 kl. 04:33     936 words

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Tom Donoghue / DonoghuePhotography.com Celine Dion, with her son Rene-Charles, 15, attends the 2016 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 22, 2016, at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

They also designed the uniform the Canadian team will be wearing at the inauguration ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

New contractor to complete Rio Olympic velodrome

 

 Caribbean News.Net     2016-06-01 kl. 04:19     193 words

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Rio de Janeiro, May 31 (IANS) Amid mounting concerns about delays, the Rio de Janeiro administration has cancelled a contract to build the Olympic velodrome and allotted it to a new company, a media report said.

The Olympic Games will be held from August 5-21 and the
Paralympics from September 7-18. --IANS pgh/vm.

 

 

 

A dream comes true

 

 The Scone Advocate     2016-06-01 kl. 04:16     355 words

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FOR many athletes, representing their country at the Olympics has always been a dream. It’s something that you work towards your whole life. - Lisa Martin FOR many athletes, representing their country at the Olympics has always been a dream.

Lisa Martin FOR many athletes, representing their country at the Olympics has always been a dream.It is now a step closer to reality for Scone rider Lisa Martin after being nominated for a position on the national
Paralympic team.

 

 

 

Olympics: World No Tobacco Day campaign receives support from the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games

 

 Sports Features     2016-06-01 kl. 04:14     328 words

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NewsUpdate MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) The World Health Organization (WHO) led initiative, Tobacco Free

NewsUpdate MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) The World Health Organization (WHO) led initiative, Tobacco Free. ...Sports, has gained the support of the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and
Paralympic

 

 

 

Baby born in N.J. with defect related to Zika virus

 

 Hometown Life     2016-06-01 kl. 04:12     1301 words

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