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Kivra och Aron Anderson inleder partnerskap

 

 MyNewsdesk     2016-06-22 kl. 07:30     499 words

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Pressmeddelande Jun 22, 2016 07:30 CEST Kivra och Aron Anderson inleder ett partnerskap med sikte på att generera en miljon kronor till Barncancerfonden.

Han har bl a varit med i fyra
Paralympics, åkt Vasaloppet tre gånger i sitski, cyklat armcykel till Paris och som första person någonsin i rullstol bestigit Kebnekaise.

 

 

 

Kolla in samtliga tidigare Max-stipendiater

 

 Norrländska Socialdemokraten     2016-06-21 kl. 17:29     210 words

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Tidigare i dag stod det klart att ryttaren Wilma Marklund från Piteå tilldelas årets Max-stipendiat på 100 000 kronor. Det delades ut för första gången 1985 och här nedan kan du se samtliga tidigare stipendiater.

2015 Josef Hassan, Luleå SS,
parasport.

 

 

 

Årets eldsjäl men inte bara i år

 

 Norrländska Socialdemokraten     2016-06-21 kl. 17:12     345 words

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Efter flera decennier av tålmodigt arbete blev hon till sist prisad för sina insatser inom handikappidrotten. Här är årets eldsjäl, Lena Revholm. För någon månad sedan fick Lena Revholm ett samtal från välgörenhetsorganisationen Rotary.

Efter flera decennier av tålmodigt arbete blev hon till sist prisad för sina insatser inom
handikappidrotten.... Samuel Nyberg. prisad. karin brand, president för rotary luleå och till vänster i bild, överlämnade både bukett och diplom till lena revholm,...

 

 

 

Omröstningen om idrottsprofiler avgjord

 

 MyNewsdesk     2016-06-21 kl. 15:39     339 words

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Pressmeddelande Jun 21, 2016 15:39 CEST Erik Burvall, fitness five, är en av idrottsprofilerna som blev framröstad.

Eila Nilsson, simning Eila har en lång meritlista, hon har vunnit två guld och satte ett världsrekord vid
Paralympic Games i Atlanta.

 

 

 

Max idrottsstipendium

 

 Sveriges Radio Norrbotten     2016-06-21 kl. 14:16     283 words

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delas ut av den Luleåbaserade hamburgerkedjan i samarbete med Norrbottens idrottsförbund och går, sedan 1985, till lovande idrottsutövare mellan 14 och 18 år i Norrbotten.

2015 Josef Hassan Luleå SS,
parasport 55 000:-

 

 

 

Härligt formbesked inför Rio

 

 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2016-06-21 kl. 13:36     327 words

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Ett perfekt formbesked inför Paralympics i Rio. Det fick Västers BTK:s Emil Andersson och Linus Karlsson när Barcelona open avgjordes.

Ett perfekt formbesked inför
Paralympics i Rio.... Det fick Västers BTK:s Emil Andersson och Linus Karlsson när Barcelona open avgjordes.Två och halv månad innan Paralympics i Rio så gav Väster:s BTK:s Emil Andersson och Linus Karlsson ett härligt...

 

 

 

Tekniker från Ottobock Scandinavia Group bistår med service vid Paralympics i Rio 2016

 

 MyNewsdesk     2016-06-21 kl. 13:00     785 words

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Pressmeddelande Jun 21, 2016 13:00 CEST Två ortopedingenjörer från Ottobock Scandinavia är utsedda att delta i Ottobocks serviceteam som bistår atleterna i Paralympics med tekniskt stöd och service runt protester, ortoser och rullstolar,

Tekniker från Ottobock Scandinavia Group bistår med service vid
Paralympics i Rio 2016.... Pressmeddelande Jun 21, 2016 13:00 CEST Två ortopedingenjörer från Ottobock Scandinavia är utsedda att delta i Ottobocks serviceteam som bistår atleterna i Paralympics...

 

 

 

Tolv av nitton sägs upp från FIFH Malmö

 

 Skånska Dagbladet     2016-06-21 kl. 12:22     406 words

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Malmö Föreningen Idrott för Handikappade, FIFH Malmö, tvingas säga upp tolv av nitton anställda. Det står klart efter att kommunen endast kunnat erbjuda en dellösning om 650 000 kronor. Hoppet sätts nu till Region Skåne.

Det är Sveriges största
handikappidrottsförening och en av Europas största, säger Sinisa Kedza.

 

 

 

Fullspäckat NM i Finland

 

 Svenska Ridsportforbundet     2016-06-21 kl. 10:20     356 words

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Redan klar för paralympics i Rio Louise Etzner Jakobsson rider NM första helgen i juli.

Redan klar för
paralympics i Rio Louise Etzner Jakobsson rider NM första helgen i juli.FOTO:

 

 

 

Intl news

 

Nat'l skating chief nominated as VP of PyeongChang 2018

 

 Korea Herald     2016-06-22 kl. 08:30     223 words

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The head of the national skating federation was tapped as the vice president for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Wednesday.

affairs of the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and
Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) during its executive board meeting.  (Yonhap) His nomination must be approved at the POCOG's general congress at a later date, though it's

 

 

 

Di Toro new to the table

 

 Herald Sun     2016-06-22 kl. 08:11     16 words

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Olymics: For five-time Paralympian Di Toro it trying her hand at table tennis in

Olymics: For five-time
Paralympian Di Toro it trying her hand at table tennis in. ...Rio.

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TOYOTA EXTENDS CROWS SPONSORSHIP TO 29 YEARS

 

 Noodls     2016-06-22 kl. 07:53     467 words

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Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited (via noodls) / Toyota Australia has extended its successful sponsorship of the Adelaide Crows until at least the end of the 2019 AFL season.

It recently signed as the exclusive automotive partner of the Australian Olympic Team for this year's Games in Rio de Janeiro and the PyeongChang Winter Games in 2018, and continues as an official sponsor of the Australian
Paralympic Team and

 

 

 

Australia nets gold at INAS World Championships

 

 Tennis Australia     2016-06-22 kl. 07:52     384 words

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Australia won eight medals at the 2016 INAS World Tennis Championships in the United States last week. 22 June 2016 | Tennis Australia Australia won eight medals at the 2016 INAS World Tennis Championships in the United States last week.

Each year the INAS World Tennis Championships offer people with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to compete on an international level on the
Paralympic stage.

 

 

 

Drug reduces risk of life-threatening HIV-related infections

 

 The Guardian Nigeria     2016-06-22 kl. 07:30     510 words

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WHO advises travellers to summer Olympics, Paralympics games The verdict is out: Adults and children with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) who

WHO advises travellers to summer Olympics,
Paralympics games The verdict is out:...started earlier. The WHO has also issued health advice for travellers to the XXXI Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games Rio de Janeiro 2016, Brazil, will take place from...

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Paralympians aren't feeling safe

 

 Journal-Gazette     2016-06-22 kl. 07:25     155 words

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The weekend incident in Rio highlighted fears of crime against foreign athletes ahead of the Olympics.

Paralympians aren't feeling safe.... The weekend incident in Rio highlighted fears of crime against foreign athletes ahead of the Olympics.An estimated 85,000 police and soldiers will be patrolling the streets during the Olympics and Paralympics, but...

 

 

 

Could Calgary shine as Olympic host city in 2026?

 

 TSN     2016-06-22 kl. 07:20     644 words

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CALGARY — Oslo dropping out of the race for the 2022 Winter Olympics was a game-changer for Calgary.

A city that wins a bid now also commits to putting on a pair of multi-sport Games in less than six weeks as the
Paralympics follow on the heels of the Olympic Games.

 

 

 

Rio Paralympics: NTTF Predict Historic Outing

 

 Latest Nigerian News.com     2016-06-22 kl. 06:54     29 words

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Anderson Bankole, Technical Director, Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF)on Tuesdaypredicted that the three national players for the Rio Paralympics would []The post appeared first on Independent Newspapers Limited.

Rio
Paralympics: NTTF Predict Historic Outing.... Anderson Bankole, Technical Director, Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF)on Tuesdaypredicted that the three national players for the Rio Paralympics would The post appeared first on Independent...

 

 

 

Gold-medal winner mugged in Rio

 

 Latest Nigerian News.com     2016-06-22 kl. 06:46     23 words

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Australian Olympic authorities say they want greater security for athletes in Rio immediately, after a gold-medal winning paralympian was mugged at gunpoint.

Australian Olympic authorities say they want greater security for athletes in Rio immediately, after a gold-medal winning
paralympian was mugged at gunpoint.

 

 

 

Record-breaker

 

 Trinidad Express     2016-06-22 kl. 06:28     370 words

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SET NEW STANDARD: Akeem Stewart Akeem Stewart broke his own national men’s shot put record at the Zenith Relays, in Tobago, on Sunday. The Falcons athlete threw the iron ball 19.96 metres to better the 19.

Akeem Stewart, who will challenge for precious metal at the 2016
Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, finished fifth in the javelin with a 52.48m throw.

 

 

 

Student star Ashley Ellis

 

 Hometown Life     2016-06-22 kl. 06:23     1196 words

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Staff spotlight Jackie Hancock

 

 Hometown Life     2016-06-22 kl. 06:23     1205 words

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Student star Aiden Keller

 

 Hometown Life     2016-06-22 kl. 06:23     1196 words

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Paralympic games 1:59 Abuse victim's father asks judge for tougher sentence 0:41 Delicious new food

 

 

 

Rio: Aussie athletes robbed at gunpoint

 

 CNN     2016-06-22 kl. 06:04     420 words

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Six-time Australian Paralympics athlete 47-year-old Liesl Tesch had her bike stolen at a bus stop near her hotel on Sunday morning by two men, who threatened her and sailing team member Sarah Ross with a pistol.

Six-time Australian
Paralympics athlete 47-year-old Liesl Tesch had her bike stolen at a bus stop near her hotel on Sunday morning by two men, who threatened her and sailing team member Sarah Ross with a pistol."The Paralympic sailors were

 

 

 

Robbery unacceptable, says Rio's mayor

 

 Special Broadcasting Service     2016-06-22 kl. 06:02     92 words

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Rio de Janeiro's mayor has described the daylight robbery of an Australian Paralympian as unacceptable.

Rio de Janeiro's mayor has described the daylight robbery of an Australian
Paralympian as unacceptable.Source:... AAP 22 Jun 2016 - 1:58 PM   UPDATED 3 MINS AGO Rio de Janeiro's mayor has apologised for the daylight robbery of an Australian Paralympian...

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Meet the Special Olympics star inspired by Cahill

 

 Noodls     2016-06-22 kl. 05:58     894 words

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Football West Ltd. (via noodls) / Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Report by Jonathan Cook Towards the back of the Crown Perth room, where 400 guests had earlier been hushed by his presence, family and friends punched the air and cheered their approval.

He really opened up all the avenues for Chris to get ahead in soccer with an introduction to the
Paralympics and Special Olympics.

 

 

 

Security worries rise as violence spikes in Rio

 

 CCTV     2016-06-22 kl. 05:47     160 words

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Doping may not be the biggest issue athletes need to worry about at the Rio Olympics. Brazil remains in the grip of a political crisis, concerns persist about the mosquito borne Zika Virus, and violent crimes are on the rise.

Brazil remains in the grip of a political crisis, concerns persist about the mosquito borne Zika Virus, and violent crimes are on the rise.The latest spike is so bad that two members of Australia's
Paralympic sailing delegation were robbed at

 

 

 

Rio Olympics: Mayor Eduardo Paes apologises for mugging of Liesl Tesch and Sarah Ross in Rio

 

 MyInforms     2016-06-22 kl. 05:29     80 words

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Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes has lamented the mugging of Australian Paralympian Liesl Tesch and team official Sarah Ross in the city, issuing an apology at a press conference.

Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes has lamented the mugging of Australian
Paralympian Liesl Tesch and team official Sarah Ross in the city, issuing an apology at a press conference.Fronting the media to present an account of the city's Olympic budget

 

 

 

Rio Olympics: Mayor Eduardo Paes apologises for mugging of Liesl Tesch and Sarah Ross in Rio

 

 The Ararat Advertiser     2016-06-22 kl. 05:22     702 words

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Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Pais has lamented the mugging of Australian Paralympian Liesl Tesch and team official Sarah Ross in the city, issuing an apology at a press conference, according to local media reports.

Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Pais has lamented the mugging of Australian
Paralympian Liesl Tesch and team official Sarah Ross in the city, issuing an apology at a press conference, according to local media reports.Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes

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Australian Paralympic team: Our most-loved representatives – The Roar

 

 News Informer.info     2016-06-22 kl. 05:14     108 words

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The RoarAustralian Paralympic team: Our most-loved representativesThe RoarKurt Fearnley has set his sights on competing at the Rio Paralympics in 2016. (Image: AFP).

Australian
Paralympic team:... The RoarAustralian Paralympic team:... Our most-loved representativesThe RoarKurt Fearnley has set his sights on competing at the Rio Paralympics in 2016.... (Image: AFP).At the recent Australian Paralympic team launch in Sydney, co-captain and wheelchair racing gold medallist, Kurt Fearnley said “We will be the most loved …Paralympian...

 

 

 

2016 Hansa Class Worlds conclude in Medemblik © Media 2016 Hansa Worlds

 

 SailWorld.com     2016-06-22 kl. 05:10     1259 words

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by ISAF today at 3:54 am Fleet in action - 2016 Hansa Class World and International Championships Media 2016 Hansa Worlds World and International

This has been a good preparation for the
Paralympics in Rio', said Cichocki.

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Home Pool Beckons As Tucker Dupree Aims For Third Paralympic Games

 

 TaableNote News     2016-06-22 kl. 05:04     75 words

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Dupree laughs, but it wasn’t that bad.

Home Pool Beckons As Tucker Dupree Aims For Third
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

5 Northern VA Students Attended DC Youth Tour

 

 Manassas Park Patch     2016-06-22 kl. 04:45     370 words

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Manassas, VA —The Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) took five high school students who live in NOVEC's service territory on an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C.

As part of the NRECA-sponsored National Youth Day on June 13, all of the state groups convened to hear inspirational speakers, including Mike Schlappi, a four-time
Paralympic Medalist and two-time world champion in wheelchair basketball.

 

 

 

Tindall dropped from GB team for Rio

 

 Solonews.net     2016-06-22 kl. 04:42     221 words

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Zara Tindall won a silver at the London Olympics.

The 30 nations heading to the Rio 2016
Paralympic Games will also be decided on the selection of their athletes, with National Paralympic Committees handing this final list to the Rio 2016 Organising Committee by August 15.Susanna Cadau.

 

 

 

Golden rules for an easy summer move

 

 Nebraska City News Press     2016-06-22 kl. 04:42     226 words

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All hail the chief! The CW announced on Tuesday that Lynda Carter is joining Kristin Chenoweth, the pint-sized musical goddess of stage and -- when we're lucky -- television, is...

Three years of intensive training and competition have Nebraska City wheelchair racer Cheri Becerra Madsen in great position to chase her
paralympic dreams.Madsen, who has been outstanding on the track at recent events, will leave Nebraska...

 

 

 

Olympics not to blame for Brazil financial crisis – mayor

 

 Rappler     2016-06-22 kl. 04:39     472 words

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Mayor Eduardo Paes: 'If Rio state is in crisis, it's not the fault of the Games. It's in crisis because it's in crisis for other reasons.

The federal government meanwhile offered to provide 2.9 billion reais ($850,000) to "support Rio state in public safety expenses for the Olympic Games and the
Paralympic Games."

 

 

 

Skippers signing up for 2016 Clagett for adaptive sailors © © Billy Black / Clagett Regatta

 

 SailWorld.com     2016-06-22 kl. 04:37     1175 words

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by Sam Crichton today at 3:09 am Andy Fisher sailing Sonar Clagett 2015 © Billy Black / Clagett Regatta Skippers from across the US are signing up for the inaugural Clagett/Oakcliff Match Race event, being held July 15-17, 2016.

This event will be the first time all three women are sailing together, previously Everhart-Skeels and Hopkin sailed together in the Sonar and more recently Everhart-Skeels and Walker sailed together in a
Paralympic campaign in the SKUD 18.

 

 

 

WATCH: Brutal gunfight reduces Rio's Olympic highway to standstill just

 

 Daily Express     2016-06-22 kl. 04:37     292 words

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A TERRIFYING gunfight on Rio De Janeiro's so-called “Highway of Terror” has been caught on camera – just seven weeks before the start of this summer's Olympic Games.

Thousands of athletes, spectators, international leaders and journalists will travel to the Olympics and
Paralympics along the Red Line, which is blighted by gang violence and carjackings.

 

 

 

Rio Mayor apologises for mugging of Liesl Tesch and Sarah Ross in Rio

 

 Melbourne Age     2016-06-22 kl. 04:15     667 words

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Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes has lamented the mugging of Australian Paralympian Liesl Tesch and team official Sarah Ross in the city, issuing an apology at a press conference.

Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes has lamented the mugging of Australian
Paralympian Liesl Tesch and team official Sarah Ross in the city, issuing an apology at a press conference.Fronting the media to present an account of the city's Olympic budget

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Australian Paralympic team: Our most-loved representatives

 

 The Roar     2016-06-22 kl. 04:13     883 words

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At the recent Australian Paralympic team launch in Sydney, co-captain and wheelchair racing gold medallist, Kurt Fearnley said “We will be the most loved Australian team”.

Australian
Paralympic team:... At the recent Australian Paralympic team launch in Sydney, co-captain and wheelchair racing gold medallist, Kurt Fearnley said “We will be the most loved Australian team”.International and Australian athletes and teams are...

 

 

 

With Athlete Mugging and Hospital Siege, Crime Is Latest Threat to Loom over Rio Olympics

 

 Breitbart.com     2016-06-22 kl. 04:06     673 words

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On Sunday morning , six-time Australian
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Rio Paralympics: NTTF Predict Historic Outing

 

 Nigeria Daily Independent     2016-06-22 kl. 04:01     301 words

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Share Posted: Jun 22, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   by   /   comments (0) Anderson Bankole, Technical Director, Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF)  

Rio
Paralympics: NTTF Predict Historic Outing.... Share Posted: Jun 22, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   by   /   comments (0) Anderson Bankole, Technical Director, Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF)  . ...on Tuesday   predicted that the three national players for the Rio Paralympics...

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Reeve Foundation Grant Assists World T.E.A.M. Sports

 

 Outdoor Industry Association     2016-06-22 kl. 04:01     897 words

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Reeve Foundation Grant Assists World T.E.A.M. Sports Facebook Twitter Email For Immediate Release Richard Rhinehart Director of Communications World T.E.A.M. Sports richardrhinehart@worldteamsports.

This new hand cycle will join three others used by
disabled athletes at upcoming Adventure Team Challenge events.

 

 

 

Paralympics legend warns spectators of Rio dangers

 

 Irish Examiner     2016-06-22 kl. 03:59     417 words

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Irish Paralympics legend John Twomey has issued a stark warning ahead of the Paralympic and Olympic Games as gun battles broke out on the streets of Rio de Janeiro last night.

Paralympics legend warns spectators of Rio dangers.... Irish Paralympics legend John Twomey has issued a stark warning ahead of the Paralympic and Olympic Games as gun battles broke out on the streets of Rio de Janeiro last night.The veteran sailor, who...

 

 

 

Thomas Finchum Is Back In Indy For Diving Trials, But As A Country Musician

 

 Noodls     2016-06-22 kl. 03:51     892 words

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United States Olympic Committee (via noodls) / Print By Scott McDonald | June 21, 2016, 8:48 p.m. (ET) Thomas Finchum turned to music after retiring from competitive diving in 2012.

The tour brings the spirit of the Olympic and
Paralympic Games to Team USA fans.

 

 

 

Hot weekend for Arts and Acts

 

 Northville MI Record     2016-06-22 kl. 03:26     1319 words

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Dave Boling: Could Rio calamity doom Olympics as we know them?

 

 The Olympian     2016-06-22 kl. 03:24     726 words

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Rio adds contagious disease, viral pollution to usual problems of cost over-runs Athletes backing out runs counter to the traditional life-long

An Australian
paralympian training in Rio was mugged at gunpoint recently.

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Host Broadcaster HQ for GC Commonwealth Games officially opens

 

 e-Travel Blackboard     2016-06-22 kl. 03:19     882 words

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Travel & Tourism News. Find out more at ETB News Seven West Media’s, Event Director – Rio Olympics, Commonwealth Games and Chief Revenue

To ensure Gold Coast 2018 achieves the best-ever coverage across all platforms, the Host Broadcast team are drawing on their collective experience from previous Commonwealth Games, Olympic and
Paralympic competitions.

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Brazil's Acting President OKs Transfer of $849 Million to Rio de Janeiro State

 

 4 Traders     2016-06-22 kl. 03:15     225 words

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RIO DE JANEIRO?Acting Brazilian President Michel Temer authorized on Tuesday the transfer of 2.9 billion reais ($849.

According to a presidential decree published late Tuesday, the transfer is to be used for public security during the Olympics and
Paralympics, set to be held in August and September, respectively.

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Jaguar Shot Dead Following Rio 2016 Torch Ceremony...

 

 Around The Rings     2016-06-22 kl. 02:51     436 words

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(ATR) A jaguar used in the torch relay ceremony in Manaus was shot by Brazilian authorities after escaping from handlers a short time later.

Earlier this week, an Australian
Paralympic sailor was robbed in Rio de Janeiro, the second incident of athletes being robbed in the Olympic city in the past month.

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Debutant paralympians get veteran advice

 

 Special Broadcasting Service     2016-06-22 kl. 02:27     403 words

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Helping some of the newest members of the paralympics team is very important says silver medalist Madison de Rozario, who got her debut at 14.

Debutant
paralympians get veteran advice.... Helping some of the newest members of the paralympics team is very important says silver medalist Madison de Rozario, who got her debut at 14.Source:... AAP 22 Jun 2016 - 10:26 AM   UPDATED NOW As the youngest athlete to compete for Australia in the Beijing Paralympics...

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U.S. Trials, Paralympics draw close for Madsen

 

 Nebraska City News Press     2016-06-22 kl. 02:23     817 words

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Three years of intensive training and competition have Nebraska City wheelchair racer Cheri Becerra Madsen in great position to chase her paralympic dreams.

U.S. Trials,
Paralympics draw close for Madsen.... Three years of intensive training and competition have Nebraska City wheelchair racer Cheri Becerra Madsen in great position to chase her paralympic dreams.Madsen, who has been outstanding on the track at...

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Program Sejambak Kasih hanya di Sarawak

 

 Enews.Shafaqna.com     2016-06-22 kl. 02:06     2656 words

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Famagusta-Gazette Australian
Paralympic sailor robbed at gunpoint in Rio -

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Rio launches 1st physical ticket stores for Olympics

 

 Equilibrio Informativo     2016-06-22 kl. 01:52     445 words

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More than 70% of tickets for the Olympic Games and 55% of tickets for the Paralympics Games have been sold and organizers say they expect to have 100% tickets sold by the beginning of the games.

More than 70% of tickets for the Olympic Games and 55% of tickets for the
Paralympics Games have been sold and organizers say they expect to have 100% tickets sold by the beginning of the games.The crisis has been "causing severe difficulties in the

 

 

 

Oscar Pistorius gets gang rape threats

 

 MyInforms     2016-06-22 kl. 01:50     318 words

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Oscar Pistorius was found guilty of murder after the Supreme Court overturned his previous culpable homicide conviction.

house arrest in connection with the murder case of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, has received threats that the former
Paralympics runner would be gang raped in prison.

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Prince Harry Shows Off His Rugby Moves for a Good Cause

 

 In Style     2016-06-22 kl. 01:35     216 words

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Prince Harry 's smile gets us every time ... as does his eagerness to participate in charitable events and with humanitarian causes.

Prior to his rugby-playing day, Harry cheered on his good friend , a double-amputee sportsman, and more winners in May at the
Paralympic-style Invictus Games, which he founded in 2014 for wounded and injured veterans.

 

 

 

Former gold medallist: Birmingham Commonwealth Games would be 'world-class'

 

 Birmingham Post     2016-06-22 kl. 01:35     741 words

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05:50, 22 Jun 2016 Graeme Brown More high-profile backing amid a rising tide of calls for the city to bid for the Games in 2026

Sports stars like Olympic gold medal-winning sprinter Marc Lewis-Francis and swimmer Ellie Simmonds, a four times
Paralympic gold medal winner, have also called for the city to bid.

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Australian Paralympian robbed at gunpoint in Rio

 

 TheHeraldng     2016-06-22 kl. 01:27     180 words

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An Australian Paralympic sailor and official were robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro, officials said on Tuesday.

Australian
Paralympian robbed at gunpoint in Rio.... An Australian Paralympic sailor and official were robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro, officials said on Tuesday.Australian Sailing said in a statement that Athlete Liesl Tesch and team official Sarah...

 

 

 

Nearly 1,000 expected for ParaSport Winter Games

 

 Brantford Expositor     2016-06-22 kl. 01:15     377 words

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Residents will get several opportunities to learn about the 2017 Ontario ParaSport Winter Games being hosted by Brantford and Brant County. The first such occasion occurs on July 1 during Brantford's Canada Day celebrations on July 1 at Lions Park.

"We will have Canadian national athletes competing at these games -- some of whom have competed in the ParaPan games and the
Paralympics," said Clements.

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Fenton woman faces heroin charge in Farmington Hills

 

 Hometown Life     2016-06-22 kl. 00:54     1281 words

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British Olympic Commission backs IAAF sanctions on Russia and Kenya for Rio 2016 – Herald Scotland

 

 News Informer.info     2016-06-22 kl. 00:44     123 words

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The Indian ExpressBritish Olympic Commission backs IAAF sanctions on Russia and Kenya for Rio 2016Herald ScotlandRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – JUNE 14: IOC

IOC. ...President Thomas Bach speaks during the Launch of Medals and Victory Ceremonies for the Rio 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Games at the Future Arena in Olympic Park on June 14, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.Some Russian Olympians could compete

 

 

 

WADA warns Russian Federation of Olympic exile

 

 Equilibrio Informativo     2016-06-22 kl. 00:44     387 words

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"Currently there is no evidence that the anti-doping issues within ARAF extend to the Russian Paralympic Committee or Russian Para-athletics team".

"Currently there is no evidence that the anti-doping issues within ARAF extend to the Russian
Paralympic Committee or Russian Para-athletics team".The suspension was placed on Russian Federation following a recommendation from the World Anti Doping

 

 

 

With suspension over, Leeper gets life, Olympic dreams back on track

 

 WJHL.com     2016-06-22 kl. 00:22     409 words

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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (WJHL) – The road to redemption begins north of the border for Kingsport native Blake Leeper Tuesday.

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (WJHL) – The road to redemption begins north of the border for Kingsport native Blake Leeper Tuesday.Following a one year suspension for cocaine use, the
Paralympic medalist will run for the first time competitively at

 

 

 

GREG SULLIVAN COLUMN: King LeBron; Brandon Gomes released;; great high school baseball; Ali, Frazier, Foreman; and much more

 

 Wicked Local Fall River     2016-06-22 kl. 00:13     1219 words

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Do we finally coronate the king the king? Can we now dub LeBron James the best NBA player of all time? Or does he need to do a little more? One more title? Or at least another great run, or one or two more seasons playing at the level of greatness?

LeMar is a
Paralympics gold medalist in the 400 meters and 800 meters in 1992 in Barcelona.

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ESPN's Body Issue includes AZ paralympian

 

 AZCentral.com     2016-06-22 kl. 00:12     458 words

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Although Team USA’s Allysa Seely has checked off every requirement for competing triathletes, there is still one thing missing: the bottom half of her left leg. Allysa Seely is set to appear in ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue. (Photo: teamusa.

ESPN's Body Issue includes AZ
paralympian.... (Photo: teamusa.org) Allysa Seely has already qualified to compete at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, her first Paralympic games.

 

 

 

Could Calgary shine again as an Olympic host?

 

 Hamilton Community News     2016-06-22 kl. 00:04     650 words

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CALGARY — Oslo dropping out of the race for the 2022 Winter Olympics was a game-changer for Calgary.

A city that wins a bid now also commits to putting on a pair of multi-sport Games in less than six weeks as the
Paralympics follow on the heels of the Olympic Games.

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Hidy, Howdy; could Calgary shine as an Olympic host city again in 2026?

 

 Squamish Chief     2016-06-22 kl. 00:03     644 words

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CALGARY - Oslo dropping out of the race for the 2022 Winter Olympics was a game-changer for Calgary.

A city that wins a bid now also commits to putting on a pair of multi-sport Games in less than six weeks as the
Paralympics follow on the heels of the Olympic Games.

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Kellogg's Launches Cereal Boxes Featuring Team USA Athletes

 

 Sports Business Journal     2016-06-21 kl. 23:40     73 words

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Kellogg's today announced the release of limited-edition cereal boxes in the run-up to the Rio Games featuring five Team USA Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls: gymnast Simone Biles , soccer D Julie Johnston , swimmer Tom Shields , r...

Kellogg's today announced the release of limited-edition cereal boxes in the run-up to the Rio Games featuring five Team USA Olympic and
Paralympic hopefuls: gymnast Simone Biles , soccer D Julie Johnston , swimmer Tom Shields , r...This is a

 

 

 

Russia asks IOC for clarification on exemptions

 

 Solonews.net     2016-06-21 kl. 23:29     510 words

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Russian Federation has asked the International Olympic Committee to clarify how its track and field athletes can qualify for exemptions and compete at the Rio de Janeiro Games.

imposed in November. After two members of the Australian
Paralympic sailing squad were robbed at gunpoint, Australia's Olympic team leader is urging Brazilian authorities to implement Olympic-scale security now in Rio de Janeiro...

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Multisport: Outstanding Duathlon Nationals Field Set for Saturday in Bend

 

 Runners Web     2016-06-21 kl. 23:16     710 words

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Nearly 650 of the nation's top run-bike-run athletes are slated to compete for national titles and world championship team

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

 

 

 

Video for NDP theme song lacks inclusivity

 

 Straits Times     2016-06-21 kl. 23:13     296 words

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Although the music video for this year's National Day Parade (NDP) theme song is made in a novel way, I am disappointed with its overall theme, which lacks purpose and inclusivity ("NDP theme song captures spirit of S'pore's future"; Monday).

We celebrate the achievements of female fighter pilots, scientists,
Paralympians, as well as a female Speaker of Parliament.

 

 

 

Chris Smith: The context of the judge's remarks to the DUI driver

 

 Press Democrat     2016-06-21 kl. 23:03     555 words

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News stories last week quoted a judge as telling the woman who drank alcohol and took prescription medication before she drove into two fellow Oakmont residents on a sidewalk, “you didn’t mean to do it.

Prince Harry founded the event so that wounded or ailing vets can have some fun and show what they can do at
paralympics-style games.

 

 

 

Your chance to win Rio 2016 tickets, courtesy of Nissan

 

 Coach     2016-06-21 kl. 23:01     139 words

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Enter our competition to win two tickets to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

21 Jun 2016 As one of Britain's biggest car manufacturers, Nissan is proud to be an Official Partner of Team GB and
ParalympicsGB.... Watch Nissan's inspiring short film about how the nation got behind Team GB and ParalympicsGB, training alongside them...

 

 

 

Australian Paralympic sailor Tesch mugged at gunpoint while cycling in Rio de Janeiro

 

 Big News Network     2016-06-21 kl. 22:41     106 words

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Wednesday 22nd June, 2016 Six-time Paralympian Liesl Tesch has been robbed at gunpoint close to the Guanabara Bay sailing venue as security fears continue to rise ahead of Rio 2016.

Australian
Paralympic sailor Tesch mugged at gunpoint while cycling in Rio de Janeiro.... Wednesday 22nd June, 2016 Six-time Paralympian Liesl Tesch has been robbed at gunpoint close to the Guanabara Bay sailing venue as security fears continue to rise...

 

 

 

Zuffa Reported to have Accepted Bid to Sell UFC

 

 SportsNews Ireland     2016-06-21 kl. 22:38     970 words

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Home / Other Sports / Zuffa Reported to have Accepted Bid to Sell UFC By Stephen Vaughan Updated: June 21, 2016 Yesterday FloCombat, one of the

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

 

 

 

Spider silk violin catches customized sound

 

 Technoserv.co.za     2016-06-21 kl. 22:32     171 words

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Spider silk may be known for being extremely strong , yet it’s also elastic – that’s how it’s able to both hold struggling prey, and alert spiders to that prey by transmitting vibrations caused by those struggles.

infertiity New technique may make materials hotter than the Sun’s core in 20 quadrillionths of a second “Bruise trousers” are designed to let
disabled athletes know when they’re hurt from Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

 

 

 

Jaguar shot dead during Olympic torch ceremony in Brazil

 

 MassLive     2016-06-21 kl. 22:29     212 words

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The jaguar had been tranquilized but still approached the soldier during an event ahead of the 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, Reuters reports. The soldier fired a shot from his pistol, killing the animal.

And two Australian
Paralympic athletes were robbed at gunpoint over the weekend.Dan Glaun.

 

 

 

Regan Fifth At European Paralympic Championships

 

 Tullamore Tribune     2016-06-21 kl. 22:25     161 words

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Thursday, 23 June 2016 KILCORMAC woman, Lorraine Regan was fifth when she competed in the IPC (International Paralympic Committee) European Championships last week. Regan took part in a very competitive F56 javelin event and threw a distance of 16.

Regan Fifth At European
Paralympic Championships.... Thursday, 23 June 2016 KILCORMAC woman, Lorraine Regan was fifth when she competed in the IPC (International Paralympic Committee) European Championships last week.

 

 

 

Teenage sprinter clinches double European gold

 

 Loughborough Echo     2016-06-21 kl. 22:16     418 words

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20:00, 21 Jun 2016 Pete Warrington “It feels so good to be European champion and I am delighted with how I ran my race. I started really well and that is something me and my coach have been focusing on."

Meanwhile,
Paralympic T44 100m champion Jonnie Peacock who trains at Loughborough University's High Perfomance centre retained his European title in style after a very close battle with Germany's Felix Streng.

 

 

 

West Lancs schools score places at SPAR Lancashire School Games

 

 Southport Reporter     2016-06-21 kl. 22:10     325 words

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PUPILS from a trio of West Lancashire schools are celebrating success after securing 3 of the few remaining places at the largest youth sporting event in the county, the SPAR Lancashire School Games. Up Holland High School secured a win in a duathlon competition at Edge Hill University, while Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic School took victory in handball. Meanwhile Woodland Community Primary

Over 2,400 youngsters are expected to take part in the event at Stanley Park in Blackpool on 5 July 2016, a result of the legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and
Paralympic games, which inspired thousands of children to participate in competitive

 

 

 

Special measures approved to suspend debts owed by Brazilian State Governments until after Rio 2016

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-06-21 kl. 21:59     423 words

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A special measure meaning State Governments across Brazil do not have to repay debts until the end of the year has been passed in a boost ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Domelles said that a lack of such support could prevent “the fulfilment of the obligations as a result of the Olympic and
Paralympic Games Rio 2016”.

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Your chance to win Rio 2016 tickets, courtesy of Nissan

 

 Men's Fitness     2016-06-21 kl. 21:57     1102 words

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As one of Britain’s biggest car manufacturers, Nissan is proud to be an Official Partner of Team GB and ParalympicsGB. Now that we’re in Games year, the excitement and anticipation are really starting to build.

As one of Britain’s biggest car manufacturers, Nissan is proud to be an Official Partner of Team GB and
ParalympicsGB.... Watch Nissan’s inspiring short film about how the nation got behind Team GB and ParalympicsGB, training alongside them and giving...

 

 

 

Rio 2016 and the International Olympic Day

 

 Huffington Post     2016-06-21 kl. 21:48     572 words

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On June 23 of every year, the world celebrates International Olympic Day.

After 30 Olympic and 14
Paralympic Games, these events are about to be held for the first time in South America, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.... The Rio Olympic and the Paralympic Games will surely follow suit and become enshrined in our memories as the...

 

 

 

Airman earns ‘Ultimate Champion’ title at Warrior Games

 

 Air Force Link     2016-06-21 kl. 21:47     1092 words

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WEST POINT, N.Y. (AFNS) -- Medically retired Master Sgt. Reese Hines earned the “Ultimate Champion” title and bragging rights at the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games at the U.S. Military Academy here.

“There’s an EOD athlete who’s blind that swims in the
Paralympics now, and he’s world-record fast.” Having fun Burnett said Hines does like to have fun with people, especially with his “party eye.” Hines said he wanted his party eye to

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10 Things to Know About the Brazil Olympic Games

 

 Travel Pulse     2016-06-21 kl. 21:40     1065 words

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  PHOTO: The 2016 Summer Olympic Games are on track to open in Rio de Janeiro Aug. 5.

There has been “no discussion of the possibility to postpone or cancel the 2016 Rio Olympic and
Paralympic Games,” said officials in a statement.... Picciani, the new minister of sports, recently announced 70 percent of Olympic Game tickets and 55 percent of tickets for the Paralympics...

 

 

 

Sports Stocks Directory Released - Big 4 leagues in America Bring in $26 Billion Says Plunkett Research

 

 Before It's News     2016-06-21 kl. 21:30     7258 words

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Sports Stocks Directory Released – Big 4 leagues in America Bring in $26 Billion Says Plunkett Research Point Roberts, WA, Delta BC – June 21, 2016 – Investorideas.

Olympic and
Paralympic Teams, TD Ameritrade has time and again been recognized as a leader in investment services.

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Rio Mayor: Brazilian Financial Crisis Not Fault of Olympics

 

 Around The Rings     2016-06-21 kl. 21:29     528 words

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(ATR) Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes says the city’s finances are healthy, and the Olympics have not created an unnecessary burden.

Paes’ comments come days after an Australian
Paralympic sailor Liesl Tesch was robbed in the Flamengo neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro. “It is unacceptable that this happens not only with her but with every citizen,” Paes said. “We know the

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Mayoral runoffs in Italian cities test Renzi's Democrats

 

 Equilibrio Informativo     2016-06-21 kl. 21:19     483 words

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Rome 2024 have congratulated Virginia Raggi on her election as Mayor of the Italian capital and insisted her victory will not affect their campaign for the Olympic and Paralympic Games despite her voicing her strong opposition towards the bid.

Rome 2024 have congratulated Virginia Raggi on her election as Mayor of the Italian capital and insisted her victory will not affect their campaign for the Olympic and
Paralympic Games despite her voicing her strong opposition towards the bid."

 

 

 

Close to realising Rio dream

 

 Yass Tribune     2016-06-21 kl. 21:12     569 words

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The pressure of being an Australian Roller is higher than ever before, but Canberra's Tim Markcrow is confident his Paralympic dream will come true in Brazil.

The pressure of being an Australian Roller is higher than ever before, but Canberra's Tim Markcrow is confident his
Paralympic dream will come true in Brazil.The Australian wheelchair basketball team is a force to be reckoned with on the

 

 

 

Hardee’s restaurant in Belleville to offer free food to troops and their families Thursday

 

 Belleville News Democrat     2016-06-21 kl. 21:10     127 words

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The Hardee’s restaurant in Belleville is celebrating the annual Stars for Heroes fundraising campaign with a fundraiser that benefits The Fisher House and the Disabled Athlete Sports Association.

The Hardee’s restaurant in Belleville is celebrating the annual Stars for Heroes fundraising campaign with a fundraiser that benefits The Fisher House and the
Disabled Athlete Sports Association.On Thursday, all active military personnel and

 

 

 

Rio 2016: Zara Tindall not selected for equestrian squad but Carl...

 

 Gloucestershire Echo Online     2016-06-21 kl. 21:04     151 words

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Zara Tindall has not been selected for Great Britain's eventing squad ahead of the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

Rio 2016: Zara Tindall not selected for equestrian squad but Carl...Zara Tindall has not been selected for Great Britain's eventing squad ahead of the 2016 Olympics in Rio.Nominated entries for eventing, dressage and showjumping, plus
Paralympic...

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Hot weekend for Northville’s Arts and Acts

 

 Hometown Life     2016-06-21 kl. 20:49     1313 words

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Pima County resident tests positive for Zika virus

 

 Equilibrio Informativo     2016-06-21 kl. 20:44     408 words

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Indonesia is experiencing "sporadic transmission" of the virus and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has warned Australian travellers to protect themselves from mosquito bites.

of the Zika virus with just over a month to go until the start of the Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Rio 2016: Team GB select Somerset archer to compete at the...

 

 One News Page United Kingdom     2016-06-21 kl. 20:37     18 words

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A SOMERSET archer has been selected as part of Team GB for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio.

Rio 2016: Team GB select Somerset archer to compete at the...A SOMERSET archer has been selected as part of Team GB for the 2016
Paralympic Games in Rio.

 

 

 

28 Elkhart County residents chosen to carry torch during Indiana Bicentennial Relay

 

 Elkhart Truth     2016-06-21 kl. 20:36     1290 words

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ELKHART — Twenty-eight local residents will represent Elkhart County as torchbearers during the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay in October.

School and a member of USA
Paralympic National Team Samantha Kruse of Goshen is the communication connections coordinator and director of Mission25 Ministry at New Life Church Mark Mikel of Wakarusa is the executive director of the Family Christian

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