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Reaktioner efter nya bilderna på Pistorius

 

 Expressen     2016-06-17 kl. 18:46     400 words

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Fallet Oscar Pistorius är uppe i rätten igen. Som en del av sitt försvar så gick på onsdagen den morddömde Pistorius runt i rättssalen utan sina benproteser.

I september 2014 dömdes den förre
paralympicsstjärnan Oscar Pistorius för vållande till annans död efter att ha skjutit ihjäl sin flickvän Reeva Steenkamp i parets hem i februari 2013.

 

 

 

Fotbollpublik i Stadsparken trots regnet

 

 Norrbottens-Kuriren     2016-06-17 kl. 16:07     211 words

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Varm fotbollsstämning i en regnkall Stadspark. Se sport på storbildsskärm brukar vara publikdragande, solvarmt väder vill säga. Men fredagens regnväder samlade inga stora hejaskaror framför matchen Sverige-Italien.

Vi brukar se mycket på sport och vi spelar faktiskt själva fotboll på
handikappidrotten tillsammans några gånger i veckan, sa Anders Sundström som såg fram emot att se Zlatan in action på storbildsskärmen.

 

 

 

Crosstraining förenar idrotter

 

 Lokaltidningen Bjuv Klippan     2016-06-17 kl. 15:30     450 words

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CROSSTRAINING. På Idrottsprofilen Cross på Sannarpsgymnasiet slås det rekord på löpande band och i gruppen finns det både EM- och VM-medaljörer.

En dröm är också att få tävla i
Paralympics 2020, berättar Agnes Kramer, som tävlar inom parasimning, som är simning för personer med funktionshinder.

 

 

 

Willpower ska ge energi inför Rio

 

 Norrköpings Tidningar     2016-06-17 kl. 09:57     428 words

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På torsdagskvällen presenterades den svenska låten inför höstens Paralympics. Både Jonas Jacobsson och Alexander Öhgren är med i kören. Willpower Road to Rio.

På torsdagskvällen presenterades den svenska låten inför höstens
Paralympics.... Den ska lyfta svenskarna vid Paralympics...

 

 

 

Intl news

 

LIVE! South-west monsoon arrives in Bihar, Odisha, West Bengal

 

 rediff.com     2016-06-18 kl. 08:23     1736 words

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11:52    Rio declares financial 'calamity' ahead of Olympic Games :   Rio state authorities declared a "state of public calamity" over a major budget crisis in order to release emergency funds to finance the Olympic Games due to begin in August.

measures to ration essential public services in order for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and
Paralympic Games to take place."  "Any institutional instability would hurt the country's image," said the decree, signed by acting governor Francisco

 

 

 

Brazil Declares Financial Emergency Before Olympic Games

 

 VOA News     2016-06-18 kl. 08:17     171 words

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Brazil's Rio state has declared a fiscal crisis less than two months before the opening of the first Olympics games to be held in South America.

September 7-18
Paralympics to be held in Rio de Janeiro.

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Roundup: Rio gov't declares financial emergency 49 days before Olympics

 

 China.org.cn     2016-06-18 kl. 08:11     479 words

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Brazil's Rio de Janeiro state declared a state of public calamity on Friday afternoon due to a harsh economic crisis, less than two months before the beginning of the Olympic Games to be held in its capital Rio de Janeiro.

Dornelles said the measure is caused by the "grave financial crisis" which prevents the state from fulfilling the commitments to hosting the Olympic and
Paralympic Games.... Rio state is the largest oil producer in Brazil, and the money to finance the Olympic and Paralympic...

 

 

 

Police raid homes over dog-fighting 11 hours ago

 

 Westland MI Observer     2016-06-18 kl. 07:57     1146 words

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Police raid homes over dog-fighting 10 hours ago

 

 Westland MI Observer     2016-06-18 kl. 07:13     1146 words

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Glastonbury: It's worth all the mud, sweat and tears, says Scots presenter

 

 Daily Record     2016-06-18 kl. 07:12     1280 words

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06:00, 18 Jun 2016 Rick Fulton PRESENTER Martin Dougan can't wait to whiz around top festival – as long as he doesn't bump into legend Art Garfunkel.

The sportsman turned presenter in 2010 when his younger brother saw auditions to find new hosts to front Channel 4's London 2012
Paralympic Games.... Martin Dougan carries the Paralympic Torch at Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh But his biggest test...

 

 

 

Brazil's Rio state seeks emergency funding ahead of Olympics

 

 KPAX     2016-06-18 kl. 07:02     691 words

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By Brent Swails and Marilia Brocchetto CNN (CNN) -- Just under 50 days before the Olympics, Rio de Janeiro's state governor has issued an executive

A severe economic crisis has prevented the state from "honoring its commitments to the organization of the Olympic and
Paralympic Games," reads the order, released in the official government gazette Friday.

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Rio declares financial emergency, admits problems

 

 Europe Online Magazine     2016-06-18 kl. 07:00     305 words

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By our dpa-correspondent and Europe Online          Río de Janeiro (dpa) - The Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro has declared a financial "calamity," and acknowledged problems in "honouring commitments" of the Olympic Games scheduled to begin August 5.

The crisis "is impeding the state from honouring its commitments in hosting the 2016 Olympic Games and
Paralympic Games," interim governor Francisco Dornelles acknowledged.

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Rio state seeks emergency pre-Olympic cash

 

 WYFF4.com     2016-06-18 kl. 06:36     661 words

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Just under 50 days before the Olympics, Rio de Janeiro's state governor has issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency that authorizes additional funding to fulfill obligations during the games.

the state from "honoring its commitments to the organization of the Olympic and
Paralympic Games," reads the order, released in the official government gazette Friday.

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SA News: The violinist-optimist

 

 MyZA     2016-06-18 kl. 06:27     348 words

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The violinist-optimist : I feel obligated to oppose it.

Six-time champion of the Summer
Paralympic Games, Oscar Pistorius arrives in court in Pretoria.

 

 

 

Police raid homes over dog-fighting 9 hours ago

 

 Westland MI Observer     2016-06-18 kl. 06:08     1146 words

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Legend Jody Cundy confirmed in Great Britain's Rio Paralympics team

 

 Great Yarmouth Advertiser 24     2016-06-18 kl. 06:08     284 words

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11:02 17 June 2016 Jody Cundy in action for GB. Picture: PA

Legend Jody Cundy confirmed in Great Britain's Rio
Paralympics team.... Picture: PA. PA Wire Jody Cundy will return to the Paralympics for a sixth time in September after being confirmed in the British squad for Rio.

 

 

 

Cricket's patron saint of desperate causes

 

 Cricket Australia     2016-06-18 kl. 06:04     977 words

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Whenever Steve Waugh was at the crease Australia always had a fighting chance of clawing its way back from the brink, and in retirement he's still drawing upon that inner grit to provide the nation's 'forgotten children' with hope.

Adam Goodes,
Paralympian John Maclean and other inspirational riders who Waugh will announce soon.

 

 

 

Reports: Radical Islamists attack Radiohead listening party in Turkey

 

 Hometown Life     2016-06-18 kl. 05:36     1273 words

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Reports: Radical Islamists attack Radiohead listening party in Turkey 60 minutes ago

 

 Hometown Life     2016-06-18 kl. 05:31     1282 words

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Reports: Radical Islamists attack Radiohead listening party in Turkey 55 minutes ago

 

 Hometown Life     2016-06-18 kl. 05:26     1281 words

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Russia anti-doping: Rio 2016 ban looms as reports reveals 'delaying

 

 The Independent     2016-06-18 kl. 05:23     547 words

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The World Anti-Doping Agency has revealed a destating report that casts further doubt on Russia participating at the Rio 2016 Olympics

The report says 2,947 tests have been carried out on Olympic and
Paralympic athletes in Russia since February, 455 under Ukad's guidance, but a remarkable 736 have been "cancelled or declined" because of "sample collection authority lack of

 

 

 

Reports: Radical Islamists attack Radiohead listening party in Turkey 50 minutes ago

 

 Hometown Life     2016-06-18 kl. 05:22     1281 words

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Reports: Radical Islamists attack Radiohead listening party in Turkey 45 minutes ago

 

 Hometown Life     2016-06-18 kl. 05:17     1281 words

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Reports: Radical Islamists attack Radiohead listening party in Turkey 40 minutes ago

 

 Hometown Life     2016-06-18 kl. 05:12     1281 words

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Reports: Radical Islamists attack Radiohead listening party in Turkey 35 minutes ago

 

 Hometown Life     2016-06-18 kl. 05:06     1192 words

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Police raid homes over dog-fighting 8 hours ago

 

 Westland MI Observer     2016-06-18 kl. 05:02     1146 words

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Reports: Radical Islamists attack Radiohead listening party in Turkey 30 minutes ago

 

 Hometown Life     2016-06-18 kl. 05:02     1192 words

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Reports: Radical Islamists attack Radiohead listening party in Turkey 25 minutes ago

 

 Hometown Life     2016-06-18 kl. 04:56     1192 words

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Woody Woodburn: Brief ‘escape’ from tragic numbness

 

 Ventura County Star     2016-06-18 kl. 04:56     828 words

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Posted: 3:52 p.m. 0 Back and forth, forth and back I pondered: do I write about the latest mass shooting in America or do I not? After all, my words run on the Op-Ed pages.

He turned his athletic energies to becoming a
Paralympic swimmer and has represented the U.S. at the Parapan American Games among other lofty competitions.

 

 

 

Reports: Radical Islamists attack Radiohead listening party in Turkey 20 minutes ago

 

 Hometown Life     2016-06-18 kl. 04:51     1192 words

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Reports: Radical Islamists attack Radiohead listening party in Turkey 15 minutes ago

 

 Hometown Life     2016-06-18 kl. 04:47     1192 words

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Blade Runner Pistorius' chapter embarrasses teachers

 

 Times of India     2016-06-18 kl. 04:27     453 words

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Hubballi: 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius, finally convicted of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, and sentenced to 15 years in jail, is pleading for a reduced term in a South African court.

Hubballi: 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius, finally convicted of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, and sentenced to 15 years in jail, is pleading for a reduced term in a South African court.As the
paralympian fights his own battle, teachers...

 

 

 

Women's 2016 Continental Clash

 

 British Wheelchair Basketball     2016-06-18 kl. 04:20     54 words

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As the world counts down to the Rio 2016 Paralympics, the GB Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team will take on some of the sport’s leading nations at the University of Worcester Arena (1st-4th August) in their final competition on home soil before the Games.

As the world counts down to the Rio 2016
Paralympics, the GB Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team will take on some of the sport’s leading nations at the University of Worcester Arena (1st-4th August) in their final competition on home soil before

 

 

 

Police raid homes over dog-fighting 7 hours ago

 

 Westland MI Observer     2016-06-18 kl. 04:18     1146 words

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Rio in crippling ‘public calamity’ less than 2 months ahead of Olympics

 

 Press TV     2016-06-18 kl. 03:56     358 words

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Graffiti with the logo of the Olympic Games on a wall of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 4, 2016 (AFP) The Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro has declared a financial emergency over a major budget crisis, less than two months ahead of the Olympic Games.

Games.The state's acting governor issued the decree of “public calamity” on Friday in a bid to “adopt all necessary emergency measures to ration essential public services in order for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and
Paralympic Games to take

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National Basketball Association star may freeze sperm over Olympics Zika fears

 

 Solonews.net     2016-06-18 kl. 03:39     289 words

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There are concerns about the Zika virus, which is a disease spread through mosquito bites that has been linked to severe birth defects in babies birthed by women who have contracted the virus.

"Focusing on the potential risks associated with the Olympic and
Paralympic Games, the Committee reviewed information provided by Brazil and advisors specializing in arboviruses, the global spread of infectious diseases, travel medicine, mass

 

 

 

Team GB Unveil Sevens Rugby Jersey for Rio

 

 Rugby Rugby     2016-06-18 kl. 03:15     325 words

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Rugby sevens will make its debut at the Olympics later this summer in Rio and it will also be the first time a combined Great Britain Sevens team will compete at the Games.

The design combines an abstract Union Jack motif with the silhouette of an intricate coat of arms, which is actually a new design created for the Great Britain Olympic and
Paralympic teams.

 

 

 

Police raid homes over dog-fighting 6 hours ago

 

 Westland MI Observer     2016-06-18 kl. 03:12     1146 words

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British-Indian composer and musician, Baluji Shrivastav Receives OBE Award

 

 World Music Central     2016-06-18 kl. 03:05     430 words

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Baluji Shrivastav – Photo by Simon Richardson Musician Dhanonday Shrivastav, also known as Baluji Shrivastav, has been awarded the Officer of the

In 2012 Baluji performed at the Closing Ceremony of the
Paralympic Games alongside the British Paraorchestra and Coldplay.

 

 

 

Rio Officials Warn Olympics at Risk Due to State’s ‘Severe Economic Crisis’

 

 The Wrap     2016-06-18 kl. 03:00     230 words

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Government declares state of “public calamity” ahead of Summer Games Government officials in Rio de Janiero have declared a state of “public calamity” ahead of this summer’s Olympic games in the city. Acting Gov.

Acting Gov. Francisco Dornelles announced the decision on Friday, giving the government more leeway to manage the state’s financial resources in order to honor its commitments to host the 2016 Summer Olympic and
Paralympic Games in August.

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Rio Games mascot

 

 Fiji Times     2016-06-18 kl. 02:33     278 words

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MEET Vinicius - the 2016 Rio Olympics mascot. Vinicius was born on October 2, 2009, though his age is not counted like yours, nobody knows exactly what it is. But surely he lives his life playing, jumping, running and smiling just like all the kids.

My best friend of all is the Rio 2016
Paralympic Games mascot.

 

 

 

Japan's rickshaws runners take on modern role as tour guides

 

 Chicago Tribune     2016-06-18 kl. 02:31     628 words

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OSAKA, Japan - Spectators cheered when a rickshaw carrying pop culture icon Kyary Pamyu Pamyu appeared on the red carpet at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka.

A spokesperson for the company said more people are interested in the service, partly because Tokyo was chosen to host the 2020 Olympics and
Paralympics.

 

 

 

‘Alarming’ court decision on traffic lights ‘puts blind shoppers at risk’

 

 About Access     2016-06-18 kl. 02:27     836 words

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By Raya Al Jadir A Paralympic goalball star has lost his legal case against a council that switched off the traffic lights in a busy shopping area

By Raya Al Jadir A
Paralympic goalball star has lost his legal case against a council that switched off the traffic lights in a busy shopping area. ...– in order to create a “shared space” street design – leaving him and other blind and

 

 

 

LOUGHTON: Davenant headteacher to retire

 

 Everything Epping Forest     2016-06-18 kl. 02:25     502 words

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2.06pm - 17th June 2016 THE headteacher of Davenant Foundation School retires next month after 15 years at the helm.

England women's cricketer Lydia Greenway,
Paralympian Hannah Cockroft and seated volleyball player Martine Wright.

 

 

 

Police raid homes over dog-fighting 5 hours ago

 

 Westland MI Observer     2016-06-18 kl. 02:07     1146 words

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Duncan Mackay: This is the time for Bach to really show he believes in

 

 Inside The Games     2016-06-18 kl. 02:07     1162 words

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Duncan Mackay Friday, 17 June 2016 We will discover over the next few days what Thomas Bach really thinks “zero tolerance" on doping should look like.

Under Bach, Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) President Alexander Zhukov has been promoted to chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission overseeing Beijing's preparations to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and
Paralympics even at a time his country is

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Reuters Sports News Summary

 

 Daily Mail     2016-06-18 kl. 02:06     883 words

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By Reuters Published: 23:52 GMT, 17 June 2016| Updated: 23:52 GMT, 17 June 2016

Blade jumper Rehm sees Rio dreams fade
Paralympic long jump champion Markus Rehm saw his dream of competing at the Rio Olympics fade on Friday after the IAAF said that the German had failed to prove that he does not gain an unfair advantage as a

 

 

 

Rio declares financial 'calamity' ahead of Olympic Games

 

 Yahoo! News     2016-06-18 kl. 02:02     559 words

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Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - Rio state authorities declared a "state of public calamity" Friday over a major budget crisis in order to release emergency funds to finance the Olympic Games due to begin in August.

measures to ration essential public services in order for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and
Paralympic Games to take place."... The August 5-21 Olympics and September 7-18 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro will be the first to be held in South America.

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Rio state government declares 'state of calamity' over Olympic funding

 

 Matlock Mercury     2016-06-18 kl. 01:53     201 words

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A statement issued by the authority on Friday said that a drop in government revenues due to an ongoing recession had left the state unable to "honour its commitments towards the achievement of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio in 2016".

A statement issued by the authority on Friday said that a drop in government revenues due to an ongoing recession had left the state unable to "honour its commitments towards the achievement of the Olympic and
Paralympic Games in Rio in 2016".The

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Paralympic Hopeful to Attend Obam Open Day

 

 Lincolnshire in Focus     2016-06-18 kl. 01:34     314 words

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Lincolnshire-based Obam Stairlifts, which specialises in equipment for people with mobility problems, is preparing to welcome one of the world’s top para-cyclists to its open day.

Paralympic Hopeful to Attend Obam Open Day.... Lincolnshire-based Obam Stairlifts, which specialises in equipment for people with mobility problems, is preparing to welcome one of the world’s top para-cyclists to its open day.Paralympic hopeful Liz...

 

 

 

Red, White & Trending: June 10-16

 

 Noodls     2016-06-18 kl. 01:30     1138 words

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United States Olympic Committee (via noodls) / Print By Jamie MacDonald | June 17, 2016, 7:17 p.m. (ET) What are Team USA athletes - Olympians, Paralympians, hopefuls and more - up to when they're not competing? They're training. They're practicing.

Olympians,
Paralympians, hopefuls and more - up to when they're not competing?

 

 

 

Brazil's Rio state declares financial disaster before Games

 

 Charlotte Observer     2016-06-18 kl. 01:30     354 words

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The acting governor of Rio de Janeiro state has declared a state of financial disaster so he has more leeway to manage the state's scarce resources less than two months Brazil hosts the Olympic Games.

5-21. Dornelles' office said in a statement that the decision was made because a dip in revenues from taxes and oil royalties was "stopping the state of Rio de Janeiro from honoring its commitment to the organization of the Olympic and
Paralympic...

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'It took 5 months to find my balance in water'

 

 HT Syndication     2016-06-18 kl. 01:27     153 words

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The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. BENGALURU, June 18 -- When the going gets tough, the tough get going.

He is the first Indian swimmer to qualify for the
Paralympics and competed in the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London.

 

 

 

Assisted death bill receives royal assent, officially law

 

 660 News     2016-06-18 kl. 01:26     300 words

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Local athletes say they’re not phased by all these recent news stories of zika, gang violence and political upheaval in Brazil.

The Olympic games really transforms the city the Olympics are in, and I have no worries that Rio will be the same.” She believes it won’t be much of a factor, as the COC has prepared them well, sentiments echoed by
paralympian swimmer Morgan

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Rio 2016 ticket offices to open on Monday for sales and pick-ups

 

 Noodls     2016-06-18 kl. 01:16     280 words

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Comitê Organizador dos Jogos [...

Rio 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Rio state government declares 'state of calamity' over Olympic funding

 

 The Epworth Bells     2016-06-18 kl. 01:14     231 words

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The Rio de Janeiro state government has declared a 'state of public calamity', saying emergency financial measures must be undertaken in order for the Olympic Games to go ahead as planned due to a 'severe economic crisis' in the state.

issued by the authority on Friday said that a drop in government revenues due to an ongoing recession had left the state unable to "honour its commitments towards the achievement of the Olympic and
Paralympic Games in Rio in 2016".

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News Lenihan wins gold and sets new world record at European Championships Cork's Noelle Lenihan has added to Ireland's medal collection at the IPC (International Paralympic Committee) Athletics European Championships this week, when she secured a gold m

 

 Corkman     2016-06-18 kl. 01:08     201 words

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Noelle, from Charleville, set the new World Record on her very first attempt, when she threw a whopping 32.14m - a throw that put her straight to the top of the table and eventually won her the gold medal.

News Lenihan wins gold and sets new world record at European Championships Cork's Noelle Lenihan has added to Ireland's medal collection at the IPC (International
Paralympic Committee) Athletics European Championships this week, when she secured a

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Rio declares financial disaster over Olympic Games

 

 Special Broadcasting Service     2016-06-18 kl. 01:06     246 words

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Rio de Janeiro authorities have been forced to declare a 'state of public calamity' in order to access emergency funds for the Olympics.

The decree authorises the state to "adopt all necessary emergency measures to ration essential public services in order for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and
Paralympic Games to take place."... The August 5 to 21 Olympics and September 7 to 18 Paralympics...

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Police raid homes over dog-fighting 4 hours ago

 

 Westland MI Observer     2016-06-18 kl. 01:01     1146 words

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'It took 5 months to find my balance in water'

 

 New Indian Express     2016-06-18 kl. 00:49     740 words

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BENGALURU: When the going gets tough, the tough get going. Sharat Gayakwad stands true to the saying with his journey as a swimmer since he was a nine-year-old.

He is the first Indian swimmer to qualify for the
Paralympics and competed in the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London.... I want my students to participate and win in the Olympics and Paralympics.

 

 

 

Brazil to require yellow fever vaccination from Angola and Congo travelers

 

 eTurboNews     2016-06-18 kl. 00:45     201 words

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BRASILIA, Brazil - Brazil's government will require international yellow fever vaccination certificates from people traveling to and from Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Travelers in transit through these countries, including delegations coming to Brazil for the Rio 2016 Olympics and
Paralympics, must present a certificate with a vaccination date at least 10 days prior to traveling.

 

 

 

Gov't ministries told to include tourism-boosting steps in budget requests

 

 Japan Today     2016-06-18 kl. 00:39     297 words

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TOKYO — Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga has instructed government ministries to include “effective and bold” tourism-boosting measures in

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s administration has aimed to raise the annual number of overseas tourists visiting Japan to 40 million in 2020, when Tokyo will host the Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Badger State Games welcomes legendary track athlete

 

 WXOW TV-19     2016-06-18 kl. 00:36     268 words

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La Crosse, WI (WXOW) - The badger state games will be at Veterans Memorial Sports Complex at UW-La Crosse and this year, they're welcoming one of history's most influential track and field athletes.

Fosbury remains active as vice president for US Olympians and
Paralympians Association and will be at the Badger State Games to welcome people, sign autographs, and talk about his experiences in track and field.

 

 

 

Paralympic Committee appeals for financial assistance

 

 Newspic Ghana     2016-06-18 kl. 00:30     39 words

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By Dennis Osei Gyamfi, GNA Accra, June 16, GNA – The National Paralympic Committee of Ghana (NPCG) has appealed to the government of Ghana, corporate

Paralympic Committee appeals for financial assistance.... By Dennis Osei Gyamfi, GNA Accra, June 16, GNA – The National Paralympic Committee of Ghana (NPCG) has appealed to the government of Ghana, corporate. ...institutions as well as benevolent...

 

 

 

Brazil Declares ‘State of Public Calamity’ to Finance Olympics

 

 Carib Flame     2016-06-18 kl. 00:29     257 words

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil/Photo: Web June 17, 2016 The games in Rio de Janeiro are set to begin in August.

In response, state officials authorized the state to “adopt all necessary emergency measures to ration essential public services in order for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and
Paralympic Games to take place.” In an official written statement

 

 

 

Dads through the decades: A visual guide

 

 Hometown Life     2016-06-18 kl. 00:21     1157 words

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Police raid homes over dog-fighting 3 hours ago

 

 Westland MI Observer     2016-06-18 kl. 00:17     1145 words

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Dwane Powell: Able to create absurd legislation in a single bound

 

 Raleigh News & Observer     2016-06-17 kl. 23:58     113 words

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Paralympic Team Trials brings Hillside’s Desmond Jackson closer to his dreams 1:04 Tarheel of the Week Maneke Snowden 1:02. ...Triangle weather forecast | Morning of June 17, 2016 2:28 Mexico's foreign affairs secretary highlights need for

 

 

 

Multisport: Aquathlon Nationals Moves to New Date, Location

 

 Runners Web     2016-06-17 kl. 23:57     410 words

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Due to low water levels at the original venue, the 2016 USA Triathlon Aquathlon National Championships will now be held on Oct. 8 in Santa Cruz, California, in conjunction with the Dip & Dash Aquathlon.

Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Rio declares financial disaster over Olympic Games

 

 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2016-06-17 kl. 23:46     208 words

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Rio state authorities declared a "state of public calamity" Friday over a major budget crisis, in order to release emergency funds to finance the Olympic Games due to begin in August.

measures to ration essential public services in order for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and
Paralympic Games to take place."... The August 5-21 Olympics and September 7-18 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro are the first to be held in South America.

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Disabled charity Dart Sailability – Next events on Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th June

 

 Brixham News     2016-06-17 kl. 23:32     519 words

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For events listings visit: www.dartsailability.

There are regular regattas for the dinghies and the two
Paralympic-class Sonar keelboats compete in the Royal Dart Yacht Club’s Wednesday evening race series in Start Bay with mixed ability crews.

 

 

 

Overcoming Adversity Athlete of the Year: Jack Briggs

 

 Coloradoan     2016-06-17 kl. 23:22     470 words

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Buy Photo Fort Collins High School's Jack Briggs competes in the 100-meter dash event during a track meet at Fort Collins High School in March. (Photo: Valerie Mosley/The Coloradoan) Buy Photo Jack Briggs has done a little bit of everything.

It’s kind of cool that they recognized what I’ve been doing, like
Paralympics and all that stuff.... Q: Besides the Paralympics, you’re on Fort Collins High School’s sprint relay teams and you’re a key part of teams that are going to the state...

 

 

 

Zika virus: Tha latest you need to know

 

 CNN     2016-06-17 kl. 23:13     2069 words

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: CDC reports six Zika-infected babies in the U.S.

7-18
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Police raid homes over dog-fighting 2 hours ago

 

 Westland MI Observer     2016-06-17 kl. 23:12     1145 words

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BART Adaptive sports obtains Stewart's donation

 

 Battleboro Reformer     2016-06-17 kl. 23:09     150 words

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MANCHESTER Bart Adaptive Sports has announced it has received a $500 grant from the Stewart's Shops Foundation. These funds will support scholarships for local youth to participate in skiing and snowboarding.

Bart Adaptive Sports Center, a chapter member of Disabled Sports USA and a member of the US
Paralympic Sport Club with the mission to provide people with disabilities and their families the opportunity to enjoy outdoor sports, with a special focus

 

 

 

AFP - Oly-2016-finance

 

 Namibia Press Agency     2016-06-17 kl. 23:03     89 words

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Oly-2016-finance Contributed by NAMPA / AFP.

The decree authorizes the state to "adopt all necessary emergency measures to ration essential public services in order for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and
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The Latest: Putin hopes for 'solution' for Russian athletes

 

 Macon Telegraph     2016-06-17 kl. 22:35     3280 words

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The Latest on the IAAF's meeting on Russia (all times local): --- 10:30 p.m.

Rehm is a
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Team U.S.A. Athletes Switch Sports in New Milk Life Spots

 

 Advertising Age     2016-06-17 kl. 22:30     408 words

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Milk helps build strong bones -- and, according to Team U.S.A., strong athletes. The Milk Life Olympic Program -- a five-year partnership between the U.S. Olympic Committee and the Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP), a D.C.

Olympic and
Paralympic athletes regarding their diets' roles in their training regimens.

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The Latest: Putin condemns Russian ban as unfair

 

 Fresno Bee     2016-06-17 kl. 22:29     3076 words

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The Latest on the IAAF's meeting on Russia (all times local): --- 9:50 p.m. The World Anti-Doping Agency released a statement saying it fully supports the IAAF's decision regarding the Russian track team.

Rehm is a
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Pistorius walks on stumps in court ahead of murder sentence …Prosecutor seeks 15-year minimum sentence

 

 MyInforms     2016-06-17 kl. 22:05     55 words

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PRETORIA, South Africa – South African prosecutor Gerrie Nel called for Oscar Pistorius to be jailed for at least 15 years for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp, during concluding arguments last Wednesday at the Paralympic athlete’s sentencing hearing.

PRETORIA, South Africa – South African prosecutor Gerrie Nel called for Oscar Pistorius to be jailed for at least 15 years for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp, during concluding arguments last Wednesday at the
Paralympic athlete’s sentencing

 

 

 

The Latest: WADA fully supports IAAF decision

 

 Myrtle Beach Sun News     2016-06-17 kl. 22:00     2995 words

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The Latest on the IAAF's meeting on Russia (all times local): --- 9:37 p.m. A World Anti-Doping Agency investigator says he has evidence that the Russian state helped cover up doping cases around the 2013 world track championships in Moscow.

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Rio Olympics: Paralympian Markus Rehm losing battle to compete in Rio long jump

 

 Latest Nigerian News.com     2016-06-17 kl. 21:59     24 words

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Markus Rehm is unlikely to compete at the Rio Olympics after failing to prove his prosthetic leg does not give him an unfair advantage.

Rio Olympics:
Paralympian Markus Rehm losing battle to compete in Rio long jump.

 

 

 

With dollar signs in their eyes, Rio officials, businesses wait for Olympic windfall

 

 Fox News Latino     2016-06-17 kl. 21:52     752 words

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil –   Never mind the Zika epidemic, Brazil’s economic crisis, the political turmoil or the increased violence. None of that will scare the tourists away from Rio de Janeiro during the Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer.

None of that will scare the tourists away from Rio de Janeiro during the Olympic and
Paralympic Games this summer.At least that's what official representatives and businessmen from the city are saying – and hoping.

 

 

 

The Latest: WADA investigator says Russia covered up doping

 

 Tri-City Herald Online     2016-06-17 kl. 21:48     2995 words

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The Latest on the IAAF's meeting on Russia (all times local): --- 9:37 p.m. A World Anti-Doping Agency investigator says he has evidence that the Russian state helped cover up doping cases around the 2013 world track championships in Moscow.

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Paralympic Committee appeals for financial assistance

 

 Africa News Hub     2016-06-17 kl. 21:34     23 words

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Paralympic Committee appeals for financial assistance.

 

 

 

Listen to the rattling gold medals athletes will get at Rio’s 2016 Paralympics (VIDEO)

 

 Public Radio International     2016-06-17 kl. 21:25     326 words

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Medals for the world’s top Paralympic athletes are usually a bit different from the Olympic ones. They have featured braille, for example, so that visually impaired winners can read what's inscribed on them.

Listen to the rattling gold medals athletes will get at Rio’s 2016
Paralympics (VIDEO).... Medals for the world’s top Paralympic athletes are usually a bit different from the Olympic ones.... They have featured braille, for example, so that visually impaired winners can read what's inscribed on them.But in Rio de Janeiro this summer, the Paralympic...

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 Colorado Springs Gazette     2016-06-17 kl. 21:11     591 words

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 Tower Hamlets London Borough Council     2016-06-17 kl. 20:48     350 words

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The spirit of London 2012 has continued for children across Tower Hamlets. Primary schools pupils have been taking part in an exciting range of para-sports thanks to a partnership between the council, schools and Canary Wharf Group.

Many children show exceptional skills and this project may find the
Paralympians of the future.... Cllr Rachael Saunders, deputy mayor for education and children’s services, said: “London 2012’s Olympic and Paralympic Games inspired people across the...

 

 

 

Paralympic Committee appeals for financial assistance

 

 Ghana News Agency     2016-06-17 kl. 20:40     433 words

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Accra, June 16, GNA - The National Paralympic Committee of Ghana (NPCG) has appealed to the government of Ghana, corporate institutions as well as benevolent societies to come to their aid in their bid to participate in the Rio Paralympics games.

Paralympic Committee appeals for financial assistance.... The National Paralympic Committee of Ghana (NPCG) has appealed to the government of Ghana, corporate institutions as well as benevolent societies to come to their aid in their bid to participate in the Rio Paralympics...

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