Retriever

 

 

 

Morning alert 07.07.2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Your profiles

Handikappidrott, Sverige

Intl news

 

 

 

 

Handikappidrott, Sverige

 

Milja: "Svårast att träffa målet"

 

 Norrköpings Tidningar     2016-07-06 kl. 20:52     409 words

thumb

 

SM-veckan har dragit igång, och en av de många aktiviteterna runt om i Norrköping är prova på-idrott. Ninib Bahnan och Markus Thyrén har precis avslutat en kortare fäktningslektion. Det var jättekul!

Sten-Åke Svensson från Linköpings
Handikappidrottsförening finns på plats för att instruera de som vill testa mattcurling och boccia.... Alla dagar utom lördag och söndag finns också möjlighet att prova på handikappidrotten.

 

 

 

Dramatiskt EM för Södling

 

 Södermanlands Nyheter     2016-07-06 kl. 20:03     478 words

thumb

 

HÖJDHOPP Joakim Södling, Nyköping BIS, pallade för trycket och vann höjdhoppsfinalen på handikapp-EM i Ankara. Men mästerskapet fick en dramatisk start när han nästan hamnade mitt i terrorattentatet i Istanbul.

Hans mål för säsongen var egentligen att ställa upp i längtävlingen under
Paralympics i Rio. -

 

 

 

"När jag började med handikappidrott började mitt liv"

 

 Sveriges Radio Östergötland     2016-07-06 kl. 17:11     209 words

thumb

 

Mattcurling, boccia och rullstolsbasket är några av de handikappidrotter allmänheten kan prova på under SM-veckan. På Tyska torget kunde i dag allmänheten få möjligheten att prova på en mängd olika handikappidrotter.

"När jag började med
handikappidrott började mitt liv".... Mattcurling, boccia och rullstolsbasket är några av de handikappidrotter allmänheten kan prova på under SM-veckan.... På Tyska torget kunde i dag allmänheten få möjligheten att prova på en mängd olika handikappidrotter...

 

 

 

Nytt projekt samlar verksamhet för funktionsnedsatta

 

 Sveriges Radio Värmland     2016-07-06 kl. 16:28     237 words

thumb

 

Nyss gick en sprillans ny tidning till trycket. Den heter Funkisliv och signalerar starten för ett projekt med samma namn.

Jag är engagerad ledare inom
handikappidrotten och då har många vittnat om att det kan vara ett stort steg att söka upp aktiviteter, berättar Magnus Skoglund.

 

 

 

Så tillgänglig är Almedalsveckan

 

 MyNewsdesk     2016-07-06 kl. 16:08     265 words

thumb

 

Öppenheten och tillgängligheten under Almedalsveckan är unik både för Sverige och övriga världen. Men hur tillgänglig är Almedalsveckan egentligen för den med funktionshinder?

Men hur tillgänglig är Almedalsveckan egentligen för den med funktionshinder?Peter Ojala, lagkapten för det svenska kälkhockeylandslaget, har på uppdrag av KONE och
Parasport Sverige, undersökt just detta.... KONE, ett av världens ledande företag inom hissar, rulltrappor, portar och automatiska dörrar, vill tillsammans med Parasport...

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Fastighet & Bostadsrätt (web)

 

 

 

Sportstjärnorna som dömts till fängelse

 

 Svenska Dagbladet     2016-07-06 kl. 14:55     545 words

thumb

 

Lionel Messi dömdes för skattebrott, Oscar Pistorius för mord. Läs om sportstjärnorna som slutat sina karriärer i fängelse.

Paralympicsstjärnan dömdes för mord på flickvännen.... Den paralympiske friidrottsstjärnan Oscar Pistoriu dömdes i juli 2016 till sex års fängelse för mordet på sin flickvän Reeva Steenkamp.

 

 

 

Framgångsrik sommarskola för nyanlända i Uppsala

 

 MyNewsdesk     2016-07-06 kl. 14:04     382 words

thumb

 

Pressmeddelande Jul 06, 2016 14:04 CEST Simlärare Jill med SPRINT-eleverna Under sommarlovets fyra första veckor har Uppsala kommun, i samarbete med Fyrishov och Röda Korset, anordnat sommarskola för SPRINT-elever,

Idrottsaktiviteterna har genomförts i samverkan med Uppsala
Handikappidrott, Uppsala 86:ers och Fyrishovs feriearbetare.

 

 

 

Oscar Pistorius: from Olympic glory to six-year sentence

 

 MSN     2016-07-06 kl. 13:16     425 words

thumb

 

Provided by AFP South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius in the dock at the High Court in Pretoria Oscar Pistorius, the South African double-amputee sprinter who shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013,

Provided by AFP South African
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius in the dock at the High Court in Pretoria Oscar Pistorius, the South African double-amputee sprinter who shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013,was sentenced on Wednesday to six

 

 

 

Ottobock stöttar SM-veckan i Norrköping

 

 MyNewsdesk     2016-07-06 kl. 13:04     230 words

thumb

 

Pressmeddelande Jul 06, 2016 13:04 CEST Den 6-13 juli anordnas SM-veckan i Norrköping. Det är ett av Sveriges största idrottsevent och omfattar närmare 50 svenska mästerskap.

Ottobock Scandinavia Grouphar sitt Nordiska huvudkontor i Norrköping och arbetar aktivt för att lyfta fram idrott för funktionsnedsatta, inte minst genom sitt engagemang i samband medevent som
Paralympics och Lidingöruset och Lidingörullet.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Affärsliv (web)

 

 

 

Ny dom för stjärnan

 

 Folkbladet     2016-07-06 kl. 11:06     364 words

thumb

 

Den paralympiske friidrottsstjärnan Oscar Pistorius döms till sex års fängelse för mordet på sin flickvän Reeva Steenkamp för tre år sedan. Pistorius fördes direkt till häktet efter domstolsförhandlingen.

Den
paralympiske friidrottsstjärnan Oscar Pistorius döms till sex års fängelse för mordet på sin flickvän Reeva Steenkamp för tre år sedan.

  The news article is mentioned in 12 other sources
SVT Nyheter (web) - Folkbladet.nu (web) - MSN (web) - IT-NYTT (web) - Värmlands Folkblad (web) - Östgöta Correspondenten (web) - Piteå-Tidningen (web) - Östgöta Correspondenten (web) - Helagotland (web) - Västerviks-Tidningen (web) - Norrländska Socialdemokraten (web) - MSN (web)

 

 

 

Oscar Pistorius får sex års fängelse

 

 Sveriges Radio     2016-07-06 kl. 10:39     266 words

thumb

 

Den sydafrikanske före detta friidrottaren Oscar Pistorius, känd som bladerunner, dömdes idag till 6 års fängelse för mordet på sin flickvän. Fallet har varit ett av de mest uppmärksammade i Sydafrikas historia.

Oscar Pistorius som fick båda benen amputerade som barn, slog igenom som
handikappidrottare men fick tillstånd att tävla mot idrottare utan funktionshinder.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Sveriges Radio P4 (web)

 

 

 

Sex års fängelse för Oscar Pistorius

 

 Dagens Nyheter     2016-07-06 kl. 10:37     643 words

thumb

 

Den sydafrikanske paralympiern Oscar Pistorius döms till sex års fängelse för mordet på sin flickvän Reeva Steenkamp. Beslutet är den sista anhalten i ett av samtidens mest uppmärksammade rättsfall.

Den
paralympiske friidrottsstjärnan Oscar Pistorius döms till sex års fängelse för mordet på sin flickvän Reeva Steenkamp för tre år sedan.Pistorius har tidigare dömts till fem års fängelse för dråp, men i december ändrades

  The news article is mentioned in 26 other sources
Sydsvenskan (web) - Svenska Dagbladet (web) - Helsingborgs Dagblad (web) - Omni (web) - Ystads Allehanda (web) - Bohusläningen (web) - Göteborgs-Posten (web) - Metro (web) - Kristianstadsbladet (web) - Sydöstran (web) - Nerikes Allehanda (web) - Borås Tidning (web) - Blekinge Läns Tidning (web) - Östra Småland (web) - Barometern (web) - Sveriges Radio Radiosporten (web) - Nya Lidköpings-Tidningen (web) - Norrtelje Tidning (web) - Länstidningen Södertälje (web) - Norran (web) - Vestmanlands Läns Tidning (web) - Dala-Demokraten (web) - Ystads Allehanda (web) - News 55 (web) - Västerbottens-Kuriren (web) - Västerbottens-Kuriren (web)

 

 

 

Nya Pistorius-domen - får sex års fängelse

 

 Expressen     2016-07-06 kl. 10:35     319 words

thumb

 

Oscar Pistorius har fått sin dom för dödsskjutningen av Reeva Steenkamp skärpt. Domstolen i Pretoria beslutade i dag att 29-åringen ska straffas med sex års fängelse.

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

  The news article is mentioned in 12 other sources
Affärsliv24 (web) - Folkbladet.nu (web) - Nerikes Allehanda (web) - Smålandsposten (web) - Aftonbladet (web) - Kristianstadsbladet (web) - Motala & Vadstena Tidning (web) - Upsala Nya Tidning (web) - Norrköpings Tidningar (web) - Norrbottens-Kuriren (web) - Värmlands Folkblad (web) - Svenska Dagbladet (web)

 

 

 

Intl news

 

UAF rifle coach Dan Jordan steps down

 

 Webcenter 11     2016-07-07 kl. 08:45     321 words

thumbnail

 

FAIRBANKS-Today marked the end of an era for the Alaska Nanook Rifle program. Head coach Dan Jordan announced that he is resigning. Dan Jordan coached UAF rifle for 11 years up on the hill.

Jordan also earned a silver medal in the 2004
Paralympics in Athens, Greece.

 

 

 

Brazil-BRICS/FM

 

 News Content     2016-07-07 kl. 08:42     387 words

thumbnail

 

1. Olympic stadium under construction 2. Logos of 2016 Rio Olympics, Paralympics Brasilia, Brazil - June 29, 2016 3.

Logos of 2016 Rio Olympics,
Paralympics Brasilia, Brazil -

 

 

 

Hollerman Returns to Paralympic Games

 

 KEYC Television     2016-07-07 kl. 08:34     297 words

thumbnail

 

Elysian native Rose Hollerman is spending the summer preparing to play for the US Paralympic basketball team.

Hollerman Returns to
Paralympic Games.... Elysian native Rose Hollerman is spending the summer preparing to play for the US Paralympic basketball team.Rose's trainer, Sandra Popowski says, "Physically I'm impressed at the ability she's had to develop some...

 

 

 

Hunting for the bear in there

 

 Bathurst Western Advocate     2016-07-07 kl. 08:23     144 words

thumbnail

 

Carcoar-born Kurt Fearnley will join Play School for a mini episode of the program on Friday afternoon. PARALYMPIAN Kurt Fearnley will grace television screens on Friday afternoon as one of the presenters on a mini episode of Play School.

PARALYMPIAN Kurt Fearnley will grace television screens on Friday afternoon as one of the presenters on a mini episode of Play School.The beloved children’s program is celebrating its 50th year of broadcast and has invited a long list of

 

 

 

Cambridge News published Great Wilbraham primary pupils get visit from Paralympic torch on...

 

 One News Page United Kingdom     2016-07-07 kl. 08:23     18 words

thumbnail

 

A school was lit up by an inspiring brush with glory as the Paralympic torch paid a visit.

Cambridge News published Great Wilbraham primary pupils get visit from
Paralympic torch on...A school was lit up by an inspiring brush with glory as the Paralympic torch paid a visit.

 

 

 

Sheffield dad's fears over damning Chilcot findings

 

 The Star     2016-07-07 kl. 08:22     1120 words

thumbnail

 

British troops from the 2nd Battalion Light Infantry during an evening patrol targeting oil smugglers at a gas and oil separation plant in Rauallah, Southern Iraq in 2003.

Mr Brennan, who went on to become a successful
Paralympian representing Great Britain in the Winter Paralympics in Sochi in 2014, says he is determined to get what he is entitled to.

 

 

 

Miller: Kendall Stier overcomes physical obstacles to compete

 

 Press-Telegram     2016-07-07 kl. 08:13     981 words

thumbnail

 

SAN CLEMENTE >> She has a complicated affliction that has complicated her life, the physical therapy beginning before her first birthday and continuing through each of her surgeries, all 14 of them.

She won a CIF State title last month as a freshman in seated shot put and already is eyeing the 2020
Paralympic Games.

  The news article is mentioned in 2 other sources
San Bernardino County Sun (web) - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin (web)

 

 

 

Building society helps Paralympian on the road to Rio

 

 North East Connected     2016-07-07 kl. 08:00     332 words

thumbnail

 

Darlington Building Society is helping local Darlington Paralympic hopeful, Kieran Maxwell, raise the money he needs to reach the prestigious games this summer.

Building society helps
Paralympian on the road to Rio.... Darlington Building Society is helping local Darlington Paralympic hopeful, Kieran Maxwell, raise the money he needs to reach the prestigious games this summer.Kieran needs financial support to...

 

 

 

Fundraiser for Cambridgeshire man who lost legs in hit-and-run targets

 

 Cambridge Town Crier (Cambridgeshire)     2016-07-07 kl. 07:59     526 words

thumbnail

 

Cambridge News Posted: July 07, 2016 By Nick Willoughby

The determined athlete, who plans to walk down the aisle at his wedding next July, has also announced his intention to compete in the 2020
Paralympics.

 

 

 

Fairfield Incoming Freshman Colleen Young Qualifies for Paralympics

 

 Fairfield Patch     2016-07-07 kl. 07:48     344 words

thumbnail

 

Colleen Young is on her way to Rio de Janiero! The future Fairfield University swimmer qualified for the United States Paralympic Team at the Trials in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center from June 30 through July 2.

Fairfield Incoming Freshman Colleen Young Qualifies for
Paralympics.... The future Fairfield University swimmer qualified for the United States Paralympic Team at the Trials in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center from June...

 

 

 

Oscar Pistorius matter now over: Expert

 

 East Coast Radio     2016-07-07 kl. 07:47     89 words

thumbnail

 

The North Gauteng High Court yesterday sentenced Pistorius to six years for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Karthy Govender, who is with the University of KwaZulu-Natal says, has been speaking to Newswatch after yesterday's ruling.

Pistorius' legal team said yesterday that the former
Paralympian will not appeal the sentence.

 

 

 

Pistorius jailed for 6 years for murdering girlfriend

 

 Latest Nigerian News.com     2016-07-07 kl. 07:44     36 words

thumbnail

 

Oscar Pistorius, South African Paralympic champion, has been sentenced to six years in prison for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Thokozile Masipa, the judge, who presided over the case,The post appeared first on TheCable.

Oscar Pistorius, South African
Paralympic champion, has been sentenced to six years in prison for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

 

 

 

Grewe makes U.S. Paralympic team

 

 Goshen News     2016-07-07 kl. 07:39     1059 words

thumbnail

 

MIDDLEBURY — Sam Grewe was tired of all the what-ifs in his life concerning the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Grewe makes U.S.
Paralympic team. MIDDLEBURY — Sam Grewe was tired of all the what-ifs in his life concerning the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.So the Northridge High School senior-to-be put all the what-ifs to bed by winning his...

 

 

 

US rowers will get antimicrobial outfits to survive polluted Rio waters

 

 Latest Nigerian News.com     2016-07-07 kl. 07:35     177 words

thumbnail

 

The Rio Olympic and Paralympic games sound like more of a nightmare every day. After the National Institute of Health announced that they will study American athletes for probable Zika infection, textile engineers at Philadelphia University have made...

The Rio Olympic and
Paralympic games sound like more of a nightmare every day.

 

 

 

Oscar judge vs public opinion

 

 Sunday Tribune     2016-07-07 kl. 07:34     586 words

thumbnail

 

EPA The court of public opinion was outraged on Wednesday after Judge Thokozile Masipa handed down a six-year sentence - departing from the minimum murder sentence by seven years.

Just 12 percent said they agreed with Masipa’s six-year sentence, while 5 percent said they would have given the disgraced
Paralympian no jail time.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
IOL (web)

 

 

 

Tiffany Thomas-Kane

 

 ABC Online     2016-07-07 kl. 07:26     20 words

thumbnail

 

, 14, trained with the Australian Paralympic Swim Squad in Cairns ahead of the official team's selection. July 6, 2016.

Tiffany Thomas-Kane. , 14, trained with the Australian
Paralympic Swim Squad in Cairns ahead of the official team's selection.

  The news article is mentioned in 2 other sources
ABC Online (web) - ABC Online (web)

 

 

 

Paralympic young guns

 

 ABC Online     2016-07-07 kl. 07:26     22 words

thumbnail

 

Tiffany Thomas-Kane, Maddie Elliott and Rowan Crothers are hopeful of making it onto the final Paralympic swim team for Rio 2016.

Paralympic young guns.... Tiffany Thomas-Kane, Maddie Elliott and Rowan Crothers are hopeful of making it onto the final Paralympic swim team for Rio 2016.ABC Far North:

 

 

 

07/07/2016: OPINION: No justice eventualis

 

 Cape Times E-dition     2016-07-07 kl. 07:25     38 words

thumbnail

 

JUDGE Thokozile Masipa surprised everyone in September 2014 when she found Paralympian Oscar Pistorius not guilty of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day the year before. Instead, she found him guilty of culpable homicide and...

JUDGE Thokozile Masipa surprised everyone in September 2014 when she found
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius not guilty of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day the year before.

 

 

 

07/07/2016: FRONT PAGE: ‘It’s an insult to women’

 

 Cape Times E-dition     2016-07-07 kl. 07:25     37 words

thumbnail

 

JOHANNESBURG: The ANC Women’s League (ANCWL) has described the six-year prison sentence handed down to former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius yesterday as “an insult”. Speaking to Cape Times sister paper The Star yesterday, Gauteng ANCWL spokesperson...

JOHANNESBURG: The ANC Women’s League (ANCWL) has described the six-year prison sentence handed down to former
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius yesterday as “an insult”. Speaking to Cape Times sister paper The Star yesterday, Gauteng ANCWL spokesperson...

 

 

 

Whiley talks Rio & sings Shania in Car Share

 

 BBC     2016-07-07 kl. 07:25     78 words

thumbnail

 

Jordanne Whiley, who won wheelchair tennis bronze at the London 2012 Paralympics, is going for gold at Rio 2016. BBC disability news correspondent Nikki Fox caught up with the 24-year-old en route to training as part of our Paralympic Car Share series.

Jordanne Whiley, who won wheelchair tennis bronze at the London 2012
Paralympics, is going for gold at Rio 2016.... BBC disability news correspondent Nikki Fox caught up with the 24-year-old en route to training as part of our Paralympic Car Share...

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
BBC (web)

 

 

 

Pistorius sentence is good news for victims of gender-based violence: Sanco

 

 NewsHub South Africa     2016-07-07 kl. 07:19     217 words

thumbnail

 

That’s the South African National Civic Organisation’s (Sanco) take on the punishment meted out to the Paralympian in the North Gauteng High Court on Wednesday.

Sanco. That’s the South African National Civic Organisation’s (Sanco) take on the punishment meted out to the
Paralympian in the North Gauteng High Court on Wednesday.It spokesperson‚ Jabu Mahlangu‚ said it “reaffirmed that South African courts

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Sowetan (web)

 

 

 

Derby Telegraph Sports Awards 2016 – big backing for county...

 

 Derby Telegraph     2016-07-07 kl. 07:05     811 words

thumbnail

 

Comments (0) THERE are sponsors for each of the 14 categories at the Derby Telegraph Sports Awards. Here seven of the sponsors explain why they got involved.

Matt Wheatcroft, Managing Director, Purpose Media Disabled Sportsperson of the Year, sponsored by Derbyshire Sport WE'RE proud to celebrate the Disability Sport Award this year, recognising the achievements of
disabled athletes from all over

  The news article is mentioned in 2 other sources
Derby Telegraph (web) - Derby Telegraph (web)

 

 

 

Para-athletes Jacob Phillips and Caitlin Dore complete New Zealand squad

 

 Taranaki Daily News     2016-07-07 kl. 07:02     693 words

thumbnail

 

Sprinter Jacob Phillips and thrower Caitlin Dore were added to the New Zealand para-athletics team to compete in Rio on Thursday. It's a case of better late than never for two Kiwi para-athletes.

It's a case of better late than never for two Kiwi para-athletes.Sprinter Jacob Phillips and thrower Caitlin Dore were added to the Rio
Paralympics team on Thursday, late additions made possible only after New Zealand was granted an additional

  The news article is mentioned in 5 other sources
stuff.co.nz (web) - Unlimited Magazine (web) - Sunday Star-Times (web) - Nelson Mail (web) - Waikato Times (web)

 

 

 

Rio 2016: Meet Paralympic young guns hopeful of representing Australia

 

 ABC Online     2016-07-07 kl. 07:02     737 words

thumbnail

 

Related Story: Paralympic swimmers prepare for tougher competition at Rio They might still be teenagers, but these Paralympic hopefuls are gunning for a spot in the pool at Rio 2016.

Rio 2016: Meet
Paralympic young guns hopeful of representing Australia.... Related Story: Paralympic swimmers prepare for tougher competition at Rio They might still be teenagers, but these Paralympic hopefuls are gunning for a spot in the pool at Rio 2016.More than 35 members of Australia's Paralympic...

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
ABC Online (web)

 

 

 

Disabled enjoy day of sporting fun during Oyster Fest

 

 Knysna-Plett Herald     2016-07-07 kl. 06:55     413 words

thumbnail

 

Boccia 2016 winners (front, from left) Lydia Pieterson fourth place, Shannon-Lee Damons third place, Ronald Campher second, Ronel Lefaleur, a representative from Group of Hope, and winner Riaan Thus with Desmond Speelman from Eden Sport Council.

The South African
Paralympics are representing us on an international level and I feel like we need to acknowledge and allow people with disability to partake in sports.” Chrisjan Claasen, a participant from Calitzdorp, said, “I love the games

 

 

 

See The Spot: Chobani Stresses Goodness In Olympics Push

 

 Advertising Age     2016-07-07 kl. 06:20     602 words

thumbnail

 

Greek Yogurt Maker's Campaign Includes TV, Digital, Shopper Marketing and Integration Chobani's new Olympics campaign marks the company's biggest

Weiss.
Paralympic triathlete Melissa Stockwell's voice is heard in the 60-second anthem spot, which includes clips of her swimming in the water off of Catalina Island.

 

 

 

Oscar sentence ‘an insult to women’

 

 The New Age Online     2016-07-07 kl. 06:16     453 words

thumbnail

 

The six-year jail term imposed on Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was disgusting and an insult to the women of South Africa, the ANC Women’s League has said.

The six-year jail term imposed on
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was disgusting and an insult to the women of South Africa, the ANC Women’s League has said.Judge Thokozile Masipa yesterday sentenced the former track-star to six years in prison for

  The news article is mentioned in 2 other sources
Times Live South Africa (web) - RDM.co.za (web)

 

 

 

Tennis: Kiwi official gets ITF service recognition

 

 New Zealand Herald     2016-07-07 kl. 06:11     414 words

thumbnail

 

Long-standing New Zealand tennis official David Smith was recently honoured by the ITF at the AGM in Zagreb, Croatia for services to tennis.

He also officiated at the Sydney Olympics and the
Paralympics and was the chair umpire for the Gold Medal Men's Singles match in the latter.

 

 

 

Alexa Halko makes U.S. Paralympic team 1 day ago

 

 13NewsNow.com     2016-07-07 kl. 06:10     24 words

thumbnail

 

Alexa Halko, a 16 year old from Williamsburg, is set to represent the U.S. in the Paralympics in Rio as a wheelchair racer.

Paralympic team 1 day ago.... Alexa Halko, a 16 year old from Williamsburg, is set to represent the U.S. in the Paralympics in Rio as a wheelchair racer.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
13NewsNow.com (web)

 

 

 

Chobani Tells Inspiring Team USA Stories in Its Multifaceted Olympics Campaign

 

 Adweek Online     2016-07-07 kl. 06:08     948 words

thumbnail

 

Olympic athletes need to put good stuff into their bodies in order to succeed.

A former U.S. Army officer who lost her left leg in a roadside bombing while serving in the Iraq War, Stockwell competed in the 2008 Summer
Paralympics in swimming but eventually moved into triathlon training.

 

 

 

Top menswear talking points (7.7.16)

 

 GQ-Magazine     2016-07-07 kl. 06:08     732 words

thumbnail

 

Check in with the biggest stories, opinion pieces and news updates around the internet from the world of menswear today...

Former Nike athlete Oscar Pistorious gets 6 years in prison via Footwear News "Once beloved South African double-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius — the first athlete to ever compete in both the
Paralympic and Olympic Games — will spend the next

 

 

 

Brazil's defense chief guarantees security of Olympic Games

 

 China.org.cn     2016-07-07 kl. 05:51     405 words

thumbnail

 

Brazil's Minister of Defense, Raul Jungmann, on Wednesday said the government will not skimp on security during the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

5 to 21, and be followed by the
Paralympic Games, from Sept.

 

 

 

Pumza Fihlani: Has Pistorius got off lightly?

 

 Pageitnow.com     2016-07-07 kl. 05:48     5052 words

thumbnail

 

There is a prevailing sense that Oscar Pistorius got off lightly with a six-year sentence for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, the BBC's Pumza Fihlani writes.

Competes in London Olympics and
Paralympics, where he won a gold medal February 2013:... Posted 2016-07-05 23:10:44 Judge Thokozile Masipa sentences South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius to six years in prison for the murder of his girlfriend...

 

 

 

Singleton Jr. takes aim at gold

 

 Live 5 WCSC     2016-07-07 kl. 05:40     508 words

thumbnail

 

Setbacks never set him back. From an early age, Jerome Singleton, Jr., learned to never let anything stop him. The 29-year-old Irmo native overcame a genetic birth defect to become a Paralympic gold medalist with big goals again this summer in Rio.

The 29-year-old Irmo native overcame a genetic birth defect to become a
Paralympic gold medalist with big goals again this summer in Rio.Before the age of two, Jerome Singleton, Jr.'s parents decided to amputate his right leg because of a birth

  The news article is mentioned in 4 other sources
WFXG FOX 54 (web) - WMBF (web) - WSFA (web) - WIS-TV (web)

 

 

 

Longtime UAF rifle coach Dan Jordan resigns

 

 Anchorage Daily News     2016-07-07 kl. 05:27     314 words

thumbnail

 

After producing three NCAA champion teams and three individual champions in 11 years, UAF rifle coach Dan Jordan resigned Wednesday to pursue a business opportunity outside of athletics.

An accident on a rock wall in 1999 left Jordan's lower body paralyzed and eliminated any chance to continue shooting with UAF, but he returned to rifle training two years later for the
Paralympics.... Jordan earned a silver medal in the men's three-position rifle during the 2004 Paralympic...

 

 

 

5 Cork athletes heading to Rio

 

 Cork Independent     2016-07-07 kl. 05:17     527 words

thumbnail

 

Sport June WINNER: European Road Bowling gold medallist Maria Nagle receives the City and County Youth Sports Star Award from Roger Russell,

sponsors) and Deputy Lord Mayor, Cllr Joe Five Cork athletes are among the 44 named this week in the Irish
Paralympic squad that will travel to Rio in September.... For the first time ever, Ireland will compete in canoeing at the Paralympic Games and will...

 

 

 

U. doctorate student makes US team for first ever Paralympic triathlon

 

 KSL-TV     2016-07-07 kl. 05:07     966 words

thumbnail

 

SALT LAKE CITY — Chris Hammer isn’t a stranger to the Paralympics, but his second trip to the games will be a completely different experience. Hammer, who was born with just one hand, was recently named as one of eight Americans to the U.S.

U. doctorate student makes US team for first ever
Paralympic triathlon.... SALT LAKE CITY — Chris Hammer isn’t a stranger to the Paralympics, but his second trip to the games will be a completely different experience.... Hammer, who was born with just one hand, was recently named as one of eight Americans to the U.S.triathlon team headed to the Rio Paralympics...

 

 

 

Rollers claim silver at Continental Clash

 

 Noodls     2016-07-07 kl. 04:48     697 words

thumbnail

 

APC - Australian Paralympic Committee (via noodls) / The Australian Rollers have completed their tour of Great Britain in the Continental Clash,

APC - Australian
Paralympic Committee (via noodls) / The Australian Rollers have completed their tour of Great Britain in the Continental Clash,...finishing with a 4-1 record with decisions now to be made on the final team of 12 for the Paralympics...

 

 

 

Para-athletes Caitlin Dore and Jacob Phillips complete New Zealand squad

 

 Nelson Mail     2016-07-07 kl. 04:34     438 words

thumbnail

 

Jacob Phillips has been named in the para-athletics team to compete in Rio in September. Two para-athletes have been the final selections made to the New Zealand Paralympics squad.

Two para-athletes have been the final selections made to the New Zealand
Paralympics squad.Field athlete Caitlin Dore and track athlete Jacob Phillips had their places confirmed on Thursday, bringing the size of the squad up to 29.

  The news article is mentioned in 3 other sources
Taranaki Daily News (web) - Waikato Times (web) - Sunday Star-Times (web)

 

 

 

Preketes Can’t Wait For Friday

 

 Fiji Sun     2016-07-07 kl. 04:17     393 words

thumbnail

 

Amily Preketes of Team Australia for Melanesian Athletics Championship, which will start at ANZ Stadium today. Photo: RONALD KUMAR. The 2016 Melanesian Athletics Championship will be the first international event for Amily Preketes.

Photo: RONALD KUMAR. The 2016 Melanesian Athletics Championship will be the first international event for Amily Preketes.The 20-year-old from Sydney will be taking part in the 100 metres race in the
paralympic event on Friday. “I feel very excited and...

 

 

 

NZ team for Paralympics finalised at 29 (NZ Newswire)

 

 Yahoo! News Australia     2016-07-07 kl. 04:16     181 words

thumbnail

 

, 12:01 pm The New Zealand team to compete at the Rio Paralympics has been finalised following the late addition of two track and field athletes.

NZ team for
Paralympics finalised at 29 (NZ Newswire). , 12:01 pm The New Zealand team to compete at the Rio Paralympics has been finalised following the late addition of two track and field athletes.Javelin thrower Caitlin Dore and sprinter Jacob

  The news article is mentioned in 2 other sources
Yahoo! News Australia (web) - stuff.co.nz (web)

 

 

 

NZ team to compete at the Rio Paralaympics (NZ Newswire)

 

 Yahoo! News Australia     2016-07-07 kl. 04:16     76 words

thumbnail

 

, 12:03 pm RIO-BOUND KIWI PARALYMPIANS Para-athletics: Caitlin Dore, Anna Grimaldi, Jessica Hamill, Rory McSweeney, Liam Malone, Jacob Phillips, Holly Robinson, William Stedman.

NZ team to compete at the Rio Paralaympics (NZ Newswire). , 12:03 pm RIO-BOUND KIWI
PARALYMPIANS Para-athletics:

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Yahoo! News Australia (web)

 

 

 

Video Pick: Watch David Villa score 30 goals in a minute

 

 Soccer America     2016-07-07 kl. 04:14     310 words

thumbnail

 

Recent Soccer America Daily USA preps for Paralympic Games    July 6, 6:59 p.m.   Coach Stuart Sharp has named a 14-player squad for the U.S. Paralympic national team's training camp ... What They're Saying: Gregg Berhalter    July 6, 6:23 p.m.

Recent Soccer America Daily USA preps for
Paralympic Games    July 6, 6:59 p.m.... Paralympic national team's training camp ...

 

 

 

Paratriathletes who trained in Colorado Springs prepare for Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro

 

 Colorado Springs Gazette     2016-07-07 kl. 04:01     580 words

thumbnail

 

Caption + Rich Cruse/USA Triathlon Looking back on his athletic career, Krige Schabort has a hard time picking his favorite moment. There were his two New York City Marathon wheelchair victories.

Paratriathletes who trained in Colorado Springs prepare for
Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.... This September, he'll have another athletic accomplishment to add when he competes for Team USA in the first triathlon at the Paralympic...

 

 

 

George, McFadden Win Peachtree Wheelchair Races

 

 Running Journal     2016-07-07 kl. 04:01     848 words

thumbnail

 

Date:  07/05/2016 - 18:41 By Barbara Huebner It was a busy weekend for Josh George and Tatyana McFadden: First the U.S. Paralympic Trials, then victories at the AJC Peachtree Road Race.

First the U.S.
Paralympic Trials, then victories at the AJC Peachtree Road Race.For George, 31, breaking the tape was a new experience, after a series of second- and third-place finishes here.... For McFadden, 27, it was her sixth Peachtree victory in six attempts, going back to 2010. “It feels great,” said George, a four-time Paralympic...

 

 

 

Marks earns Army's inaugural berth in Paralympic swimming

 

 United States Army     2016-07-07 kl. 03:55     1806 words

thumbnail

 

1 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – WCAP Sgt. Elizabeth Marks competes in the 100-meter backstroke preliminaries of the 2016 U.S. Paralympic Swimming Team Trials on July 2 at Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Marks earns Army's inaugural berth in
Paralympic swimming.... Paralympic Swimming Team Trials on July 2 at Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.She finished second in the final with a time of 1 minute, 21.64 seconds.

 

 

 

NIHfunded study will monitor US Olympic Paralympic teams for Zika infection

 

 BioPortfolio     2016-07-07 kl. 03:53     119 words

thumbnail

 

NIH-funded researchers will monitor the United States Olympic and Paralympic teams for Zika virus infection during the upcoming games in Rio de Janeiro.

NIHfunded study will monitor US Olympic
Paralympic teams for Zika infection.... NIH-funded researchers will monitor the United States Olympic and Paralympic teams for Zika virus infection during the upcoming games in Rio de Janeiro.The researchers hope to...

 

 

 

Evan Austin looking to bring home a medal from 2016 Paralympics

 

 WTHI     2016-07-07 kl. 03:53     75 words

thumbnail

 

For the second time in his swimming career Evan Austin has qualified for the Paralympics. The former Terre Haute South Brave will be competing in September in the 2016 Paralympics in Rio.

Evan Austin looking to bring home a medal from 2016
Paralympics.... For the second time in his swimming career Evan Austin has qualified for the Paralympics.... The former Terre Haute South Brave will be competing in September in the 2016 Paralympics in...

 

 

 

GALLERY | Newlyweds Ciara and Russell Wilson

 

 WKEF ABC 22     2016-07-07 kl. 03:48     120 words

thumbnail

 

You May Also Like These Photo Galleries PHOTOS: Car veers off I-70, woman rescued from island in Mad River Road rage flasher caught on

ISIS is 'an entity like no other we've ever faced' PHOTOS | Shirtless celebs Local runner preps for
Paralympic Games in Rio FACT CHECK:

 

 

 

Brazil increases military patrols for Rio

 

 Special Broadcasting Service     2016-07-07 kl. 03:47     233 words

thumbnail

 

A spate of shootings and armed robberies has forced Brazil to boost the number of soldiers on the streets of Rio de Janeiro during the Olympic Games.

Raul Jungmann said that a rash of armed robberies and deadly shootings on busy thoroughfares in recent weeks had prompted Rio de Janeiro state Governor Francisco Dornelles to ask the military for more help keeping the Olympic and
Paralympic Games

  The news article is mentioned in 7 other sources
Northern Territory Government (web) - Europe Online Magazine (web) - Yahoo! News Australia (web) - Yahoo! News Australia (web) - GWN7 - Yahoo7 (web) - London South East (web) - London Stock Exchange (web)

 

 

 

Pistorius gets 6 years in jail for girlfriend's murder

 

 The Sentinel     2016-07-07 kl. 03:40     243 words

thumbnail

 

Pretoria, July 6: A South African court on Wednesday sentenced Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius to six years in prison for the murder of his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp.

The
paralympic athlete claimed he had mistaken her for an intruder and panicked.

 

 

 

Sydney awarded 2018 International Wheelchair Rugby Federation World Championship

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-07-07 kl. 03:21     370 words

thumbnail

 

Sydney will host the 2018 International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF)  World Championship, it was announced today.

Wheelchair rugby made its debut on the
Paralympic Games at Sydney in 2000, when the United States beat Australia 32-31 in the final.  The 2018 IWRF World Championship will bring 12 of the world’s best wheelchair rugby teams to the Sydney Olympic

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Inside The Games (web)

 

 

 

News Wrap: GOP gun and anti-terror bill faces House opposition

 

 PBS     2016-07-07 kl. 03:01     878 words

thumbnail

 

JUDY WOODRUFF : Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. Gwen Ifill is away. On the “NewsHour” tonight, the longest war just got longer. President Obama announces a setback in withdrawals from Afghanistan, leaving 8,400 U.S.

A judge in South Africa sentenced
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius today to six years in prison for murdering his girlfriend in 2013.

 

 

 

Albuquerque athlete qualifies for 2016 Paralympic Games

 

 KOBTV New Mexico's NBC News     2016-07-07 kl. 02:57     339 words

thumbnail

 

J.P. Murrieta Updated: 07/06/2016 6:51 PM Created: 07/06/2016 6:25 PM As a child, David Slade said he was occasionally made fun of for his disability and mocked by competitors.

Albuquerque athlete qualifies for 2016
Paralympic Games.... Slade, an Albuquerque native, will be lacing up his shoes in preparation for the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.... I've been down on myself at times, but stuff like the Paralympics really...

 

 

 

Each Olympic, Paralympic event gets own pictogram for first time

 

 Namibia Press Agency     2016-07-07 kl. 02:51     89 words

thumbnail

 

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. RIO DE JANEIRO, July 6 (Xinhua) -- One of the main aspects of the visual identity of the 2016 Olympic Games will be its pictograms.

Each Olympic,
Paralympic event gets own pictogram for first time....host country. Brazil has created 64 pictograms, 41 for the Olympics and 23 for the Paralympics.... According to the Rio 2016 organizing committee on its website, each Paralympic sport has...

  The news article is mentioned in 5 other sources
China.org.cn (web) - Xinhua News Agency (web) - Namibia Press Agency (web) - Global Times (web) - BruDirect (web)

 

 

 

Disbelief as convicted murderer Pistorius receives 6-year sentence

 

 ABC Online     2016-07-07 kl. 02:34     540 words

thumbnail

 

MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: In South Africa there is disbelief that the disgraced Olympic and Paralympic Athlete Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to a mere six years for murdering his girlfriend.

MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: In South Africa there is disbelief that the disgraced Olympic and
Paralympic Athlete Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to a mere six years for murdering his girlfriend.Pistorius shot and killed Reeva Steenkamp through a locked...

  The news article is mentioned in 3 other sources
GNN Liberia (web) - GNN Liberia (web) - Africa News Network7 (web)

 

 

 

Pistorius sentenced six years for girlfriend’s murder

 

 Nigeria News Shafaqna     2016-07-07 kl. 02:27     64 words

thumbnail

 

South African Olympian and Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to six years in prison for the murder of his girlfriend in 2013, potentially

South African Olympian and
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to six years in prison for the murder of his girlfriend in 2013, potentially. ...bringing an end to a legal saga that saw the man dubbed “blade runner” initially convicted

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
NewsJS.com (web)

 

 

 

Study eyes Zika impact on Olympians

 

 Sportal.co.nz     2016-07-07 kl. 02:26     385 words

thumbnail

 

A study funded by the National Institutes of Health will also invite Paralympians traveling to Brazil to participate. U.S.

A study funded by the National Institutes of Health will also invite
Paralympians traveling to Brazil to participate.... U.S.Olympic and Paralympic athletes and staff members traveling to Brazil in the coming months will be asked to participate in a...

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Mashable (web)

 

 

 

Oscar Pistorius: Judge says she will sentence him for less than 15 years - Irish Independent

 

 NewsJS.com     2016-07-07 kl. 02:25     39 words

thumbnail

 

Oscar Pistorius will become eligible for parole after serving just half of the six-year sentence he was given on Wednesday for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, according to legal experts. The former Paralympic athlete avoided the minimum 15 ...

The former
Paralympic athlete avoided the minimum 15 ...

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
NewsJS.com (web)

 

 

 

Mutilated body parts wash ashore next to Rio Olympics venue

 

 Solonews.net     2016-07-07 kl. 02:22     385 words

thumbnail

 

Security fears were heightened ahead of the Games as parts of a mutilated body washed up on the sands of Copacabana Beach in Rio on Wednesday, just meters from a beach volleyball venue.

In addition, an off-duty bodyguard for Rio's mayor was killed in an apparent mugging, a 34-year-old doctor was killed in her auto on a main expressway and members of the Australian
Paralympic team were mugged at gunpoint.

 

 

 

Road To Rio Tour Makes Stop at Taste Of Chicago

 

 NBC Chicago     2016-07-07 kl. 02:11     411 words

thumbnail

 

The Taste of Chicago began Wednesday with new events and features for fans of the world's largest food festival. LeeAnn Trotter reports. (Published 14 minutes ago) The Taste of Chicago has more than just great food and good music this year.

Since last summer, Road to Rio has toured throughout the country promoting Olympic athletes and the summer games in Rio. “The tour in itself is really designed to bring excitement of
Paralympics and Olympic games across the country,” David

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Easy News Press Agency (web)

 

 

 

Olympic Gymnastics Hopeful Simone Biles Has ‘a Big Thing to Live Up To’ 2 minutes ago

 

 US Weekly Online     2016-07-07 kl. 02:06     484 words

thumbnail

 

Simone Biles USOC/NBC Olympics Remember her name! USA Gymnastics will name the competitors for the women’s gymnastics team on Sunday, July 10, and one woman is considered a lock: Simone Biles .

The Rio
Paralympics begin on September 7 and will be streamed live on TeamUSA.org .Cara Sprunk.

  The news article is mentioned in 19 other sources
US Weekly Online (web) - US Weekly Online (web) - US Weekly Online (web) - US Weekly Online (web) - US Weekly Online (web) - US Weekly Online (web) - US Weekly Online (web) - US Weekly Online (web) - US Weekly Online (web) - US Weekly Online (web) - US Weekly Online (web) - US Weekly Online (web) - US Weekly Online (web) - US Weekly Online (web) - US Weekly Online (web) - US Weekly Online (web) - US Weekly Online (web) - US Weekly Online (web) - US Weekly Online (web)

 

 

 

Brazil’s Olympic catastrophe

 

 Gulf News     2016-07-07 kl. 01:59     1955 words

thumbnail

 

It’s official: The Olympic Games in Rio are an unnatural disaster. On June 17, fewer than 50 days before the start of the Games, the state of Rio de Janeiro declared a “state of public calamity”.

On June 17, fewer than 50 days before the start of the Games, the state of Rio de Janeiro declared a “state of public calamity”.A financial crisis is preventing the state from honouring its commitments to the Olympic and
Paralympic Games, the

 

 

 

Pistorius Jailed for Six Years for Murder of Girlfriend

 

 UAE NewsApp.com     2016-07-07 kl. 01:57     42 words

thumbnail

 

topix - 7/7/2016 3:57:02 AM - GMT (+4 ) South African Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius was taken to jail immediately on Wednesday after being sentenced to serve six years for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

GMT (+4 ) South African
Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius was taken to jail immediately on Wednesday after being sentenced to serve six years for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.read more.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Topix (web)

 

 

 

Fearnley smashes Airport record

 

 Bathurst Western Advocate     2016-07-07 kl. 01:52     388 words

thumbnail

 

If Carcoar wheelchair racing ace Kurt Fearnley wanted an indication that his preparations for the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games were on track, then he certainly got it last weekend.

If Carcoar wheelchair racing ace Kurt Fearnley wanted an indication that his preparations for the 2016 Rio
Paralympic Games were on track, then he certainly got it last weekend.IF Carcoar wheelchair racing ace Kurt Fearnley wanted an indication that

 

 

 

South Africa: Pistorius jail sentence only extended one year

 

 Morning Star     2016-07-07 kl. 01:49     242 words

thumbnail

 

Jul 2016 Thursday 7th posted by Morning Star in World

THE Women's League of South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANCWL) reacted angrily yesterday after a judge added just one year to
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's jail sentence for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Morning Star Online (web)

 

 

 

Sure to be heartbreak at trials to pick Canada’s deepest track team in decades

 

 New Hamburg Independent     2016-07-07 kl. 01:48     746 words

thumbnail

 

EDMONTON — Canadian decathlete Damian Warner was recently scrolling through old photos on his computer from the 2012 London Olympics.

Wednesday morning's opening news conference, held under cloudy skies at Foote Field, also featured reigning world champions Shawn Barber (pole vault) and Guillaume Ouellet (
Paralympic 5,000 metres).

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Hamilton Spectator (web)

 

 

 

Jisc brings the Rio Olympics to London classrooms

 

 EDQuarter     2016-07-07 kl. 01:25     250 words

thumbnail

 

Global online event celebrates international sport using V-Scene platform Posted by Stephanie Broad | July 07, 2016 | Technology jisc, rio-2016,

  Pupils from around the world will be joined by Lord Jim Knight (former UK minister for Education, CEO TES-global), the British counsel São Paulo, Brazilian Embassy London,
Paralympian Dani Brown, OBE, and Jisc executive director Tim Marshall,

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
EdTechnology.co.uk (web)

 

 

 

UBC celebrates Rio-bound Olympic and Paralympic athletes

 

 CBC     2016-07-07 kl. 01:22     408 words

thumbnail

 

29 current and former UBC student-athletes heading to Rio for the Olympics and Paralympics The University of British Columbia put on a noisy

UBC celebrates Rio-bound Olympic and
Paralympic athletes.... 29 current and former UBC student-athletes heading to Rio for the Olympics and Paralympics The University of British Columbia put on a noisy. ...celebration of its 29 Olympic and Paralympic...

 

 

 

Haxton has a boatload of support for Paralympics

 

 NBC4 Columbus     2016-07-07 kl. 01:16     442 words

thumbnail

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio – His alarm goes off around 5:30am. That’s when Blake Haxton shakes off the drowsiness, gets in his car and drives to Griggs Reservoir on the Scioto River. When he gets there… they’re waiting for him.

Haxton has a boatload of support for
Paralympics.... Paralympic Trials and qualified for the Paralympic Games in Rio.

 

 

 

June 2016 Voting | USOC | Team USA Voting

 

 TaableNote News     2016-07-07 kl. 01:06     64 words

thumbnail

 

Voting ends 7/6/2016 Jump to: Best Female Athlete Best Male Athlete Best Team Spread the word: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share over Email

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share over Email. ...Voting ends 7/6/2016 Nominees Female Olympic/
Paralympic Athlete Of The Month Vote Simone Biles Spring, Texas Gymnastics Became the first woman to win fou...

 

 

 

18 Holes of Mid-Michigan: Tracy Ramin creating opportunities for himself...and others

 

 NBC25 News     2016-07-07 kl. 01:04     231 words

thumbnail

 

Our 18 Holes of Mid-Michigan tour continued on the back nine with an update on a story we first brought to you last year.

"I was in South Africa two years ago for the World Cup of Disabled Golf and that was like the first stepping stone for us to get golf in the
Paralympics and bring the global community together," Ramin says.... That's a big step to the Paralympic goal,...

 

 

 

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to six years for murder of Reeva Steenkamp

 

 Fresh Ghana.com     2016-07-07 kl. 01:00     64 words

thumbnail

 

Judge Thokozile Masipa sentences South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius to six years in prison for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013.

Judge Thokozile Masipa sentences South African
Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius to six years in prison for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013.It comes after his initial five-year conviction for manslaughter was changed to murder

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
APN News (web)

 

 

 

US rowers will get antimicrobial outfits to survive polluted Rio waters

 

 Engadget     2016-07-07 kl. 00:59     102 words

thumbnail

 

Too bad the streamlined athletic gear can't completely protect the athletes.

Too bad the streamlined athletic gear can't completely protect the athletes.David Lumb 1h ago in The Rio Olympic and
Paralympic games sound like more of a nightmare every day.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Nigeria News Shafaqna (web)

 

 

 

XINHUA - Civil group disappointed at judgment handed down against Pistorius

 

 Namibia Press Agency     2016-07-07 kl. 00:58     92 words

thumbnail

 

Civil group disappointed at judgment handed down against Pistorius Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) on Wednesday voiced disappointment at the judgement handed down against
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius for killing his girlfriend.

 

 

 

WM native to compete at Paralympics

 

 Monroe News Star     2016-07-07 kl. 00:58     531 words

thumbnail

 

West Monroe-native Roderick Green will compete on the sitting volleyball team at the 2016 Paralympics in Brazil this summer. (Photo: teamusa.org) Roderick Green has never let physical limitations enter into his thinking.

WM native to compete at
Paralympics.... West Monroe-native Roderick Green will compete on the sitting volleyball team at the 2016 Paralympics in Brazil this summer.... Green is preparing to compete at the Paralympics for the third time.

 

 

 

Olympics: Paris 2024 puts emphasis on the youth

 

 Sports Features     2016-07-07 kl. 00:44     530 words

thumbnail

 

NewsUpdate The meeting convened at the Cité universitaire de Paris © Paris 2024 LAURA WALDEN (USA) / Sports Features Communications

Paris 2024 Co-Chairman, Tony Estanguet, explained, "Young people will be the primary benefactors of an Olympic and
Paralympic Games in Paris so it is vital that we engage them properly in our bid.

 

 

 

Local runner preps for Paralympic Games in Rio

 

 WKEF ABC 22     2016-07-07 kl. 00:43     378 words

thumbnail

 

XENIA (WRGT) -- Grace Norman is at home on the track but the world-class runner was born without her left leg below the knee due to congenital constriction band syndrome of the left leg, a fetal abnormality.

Local runner preps for
Paralympic Games in Rio.... Her attitude and hard work are giving her the chance to accomplish a life-long dream, winning a gold medal at the Paralympics.

 

 

 

News24.com | Everyone makes mistakes – Springbok s own blade runner on his role model Oscar

 

 South Africa News Shafaqna     2016-07-07 kl. 00:41     32 words

thumbnail

 

The Northern Cape s own blade runner Celvino Cloete, who was inspired after seeing Oscar Pistorius on the news, says the former Paralympian remains his role model.

The Northern Cape s own blade runner Celvino Cloete, who was inspired after seeing Oscar Pistorius on the news, says the former
Paralympian remains his role model.Read on the original site.

 

 

 

The Oscar Pistorius Interview: Are we being manipulated?

 

 South Africa News Shafaqna     2016-07-07 kl. 00:35     29 words

thumbnail

 

Convicted murderer and paralympian Oscar Pistoriuss first interview since the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013 was broadcast in late June 2016.

Are we being manipulated?Convicted murderer and
paralympian Oscar Pistoriuss first interview since the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013 was broadcast in late June 2016.Read on the original site.