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Förlorade båda benen i svår olycka - nu satsar hon på ridsporten

 

 SVT Nyheter     2016-07-08 kl. 06:13     493 words

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För fem år sen förlorade Felicia Grimmenhag båda sina ben när hennes moped blev påkörd av en sportbil. Men den svåra olyckan och de nya förutsättningarna fick Bålstatjejen att satsa på ridsporten. Nu siktar hon mot Paralympics.

Nu siktar hon mot
Paralympics.Det var en varm sommardag när Felicia Grimmenhags liv förändrades drastiskt.... Att vara med i landslaget, men det största målet är Tokyo 2020 i Paralympics.... Man behöver inte tävla för att ta sig till Paralympics.

 

 

 

Jilkén är finalklar i rullstolstennis

 

 Ystads Allehanda     2016-07-07 kl. 17:00     230 words

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Ystads tennisklubbs rullstolskämpe Olof Jilkén är klar för SM-final.

Dan fick nyligen ett wild card till den
paralympiska tennisturneringen i Rio de Janeiro.

 

 

 

Blygsam pionjär prisades - "Tycker inte att jag gjort mig förtjänt av medaljen"

 

 Dalarnas Tidningar     2016-07-07 kl. 11:36     653 words

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Erik "Ecke" Lindgren har tilldelats Peder Svensson-medaljen. Detta för att "Ecke" har varit en god ambassadör för Hedemora med sitt arbete med handikappanpassade bilar och körskola för handikappade. - Fantastiskt roligt, säger medaljören själv.

Erik Lindgren hade även stor del i att Hedemorabördiga Marit Sundin (tidigare Marit Ruth) nådde stora framgångar i
paralympisk utförsåkning. -

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Dala-Demokraten (web)

 

 

 

Han skjuter för guld på hemmabanan

 

 Sveriges Radio Östergötland     2016-07-07 kl. 10:38     244 words

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SM-veckans tävlingar i lerduveskytte-grenen Compak Sporting startar i morgon fredag. Jens Hellström från Vikbolandets jaktvårdsförening är regerande JSM-mästare och hoppas på att försvara titeln på sin hemmabana.

Mer om SM-veckan "När jag började med
handikappidrott började mitt liv" "När jag började med handikappidrott började mitt liv" onsdag 6 juli kl 16.39 Dagens första guld gick till Norrköping Dagens första guld gick till Norrköping onsdag 6

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Sveriges Radio Östergötland (web)

 

 

 

Landets bästa handigolfare samlas i Norrköping

 

 Sveriges Radio Östergötland     2016-07-06 kl. 11:19     114 words

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Idag drar SM i handigolf igång, 56 spelare tävlar i dagarna om titeln SM-mästare. Arrangör är Bråvikens Golfklubb där man satsar extra på just handigolf, berättar klubbchef Jan Monier.

Arrangör är Bråvikens Golfklubb där man satsar extra på just handigolf, berättar klubbchef Jan Monier.Mer om SM-veckan Han skjuter för guld på hemmabanan Han skjuter för guld på hemmabanan kl 10.36 "När jag började med
handikappidrott

 

 

 

SM-veckan ger stor marknadsföring av Norrköping

 

 Sveriges Radio Östergötland     2016-07-06 kl. 11:05     211 words

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Idag drar SM-veckan i Norrköping igång, och fram t.o.m. nästa onsdag fylls staden med idrottare från 47 olika sporter.

Mer om SM-veckan Han skjuter för guld på hemmabanan Han skjuter för guld på hemmabanan kl 10.36 "När jag började med
handikappidrott började mitt liv" "När jag började med handikappidrott började mitt liv" onsdag 6 juli kl 16.39 Dagens

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Sveriges Radio Östergötland (web)

 

 

 

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The men who use self-pity to get away with murder - dailytelegraph.com.au

 

 NewsJS.com     2016-07-08 kl. 08:22     36 words

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A South African judge sentences Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius to six years in prison for murdering his girlfriend, less than half the term sought by prosecutors. Diane Hodges reports. July 7th 2016; 2 days ago ...

A South African judge sentences
Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius to six years in prison for murdering his girlfriend, less than half the term sought by prosecutors.

 

 

 

Shelly Woods rules out Rio

 

 Lytham St Annes Express     2016-07-08 kl. 08:16     302 words

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Shelly Woods The 30-year-old St Annes wheelchair racer has informed UK Athletics that she does not want to be considered for selection for Rio, having won medals at the last two Games in Beijing and London.

I am just taking a break.” In 2008 , Woods won
Paralympic silver in the 1,500m and bronze in the 5,000m – a hugely controversial race rerun after a mass pile-up in the home straight.

 

 

 

There Is Room for Improvement, Says Paravolleyball Captain

 

 Eabizinfo.com     2016-07-08 kl. 08:14     416 words

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By Geoffrey Asiimwe National women sitting volleyball team captain Liliane Mukobwankawe believes Rwanda is better suited to play as underdogs at the forthcoming 2016 Rio Paralympic Games slated for September 7-18 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

By Geoffrey Asiimwe National women sitting volleyball team captain Liliane Mukobwankawe believes Rwanda is better suited to play as underdogs at the forthcoming 2016 Rio
Paralympic Games slated for September 7-18 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.Rwanda is

 

 

 

An Olympic kind of day at Stanford's Avery Aquatic Center

 

 Palo Alto Online     2016-07-08 kl. 08:13     401 words

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Fresh off their success from earning berths on the U.S. team, Stanford grad Maya DiRado and Stanford student-athletes Simone Manuel and Lia Neal were in town to meet with fans and the media.

Kassidy Cook will compete on the women's 3-meter springboard, Stanford sophomore Brickelle Bro will compete in the
Paralympics, incoming freshman and world record holder Katie Ledecky will compete in at least three events in the Olympics and grad

 

 

 

Leeds 10k: Kirkstall road closures on Sunday

 

 West Leeds Dispatch     2016-07-08 kl. 07:43     330 words

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Thousands of runners will hit the streets for the 10th running of the Asda Foundation Leeds 10K , which starts at 9.30am on Sunday (July 10). Runners will race from the city centre, along Kirkstall Road, along Abbey Road and back down into town.

Among those taking part in the wheelchair race are
Paralympics stars Hannah Cockroft and Jade Jones.

 

 

 

Canadian Olympic track and field trials an easy win for Mohammed Ahmed

 

 Toronto Star Online     2016-07-08 kl. 07:42     486 words

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Mohammed Ahmed finishes ahead of the field in the senior men 5000m final at the Canadian Track and Field Championships and Selection Trials for the 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, in Edmonton, Alta., on Thursday July 7, 2016.

Mohammed Ahmed finishes ahead of the field in the senior men 5000m final at the Canadian Track and Field Championships and Selection Trials for the 2016 Summer Olympic and
Paralympic Games, in Edmonton, Alta., on Thursday July 7, 2016.  ( DAN

 

 

 

Rio 2016: St Albans synchro swimmer training in California ahead of Games

 

 Herts 24     2016-07-08 kl. 07:25     265 words

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06:00 08 July 2016 Debbie White Team GB's synchronised swimmers Olivia Federici and Katie Clark are thrilled with their kit, which was revealed recently ahead of Rio 2016. Photo courtesy of Instagram/@AdidasUK, @olivia_federici and @katieclark_23

The Rio 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Organising Committee said on Tuesday (5) that the “dress rehearsals are nearly over” for the first Games in South America, and Rio de Janeiro is “ready for Olympic showtime”.

 

 

 

The men who use self-pity to get away with murder

 

 Herald Sun     2016-07-08 kl. 07:20     30 words

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A South African judge sentences Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius to six years in prison for murdering his girlfriend, less than half the term sought by prosecutors. Diane Hodges reports.

A South African judge sentences
Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius to six years in prison for murdering his girlfriend, less than half the term sought by prosecutors.

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Northern Territory News (web)

 

 

 

Friday's best TV: Celebrity First Dates; Sings Stevie Wonder

 

 The Guardian     2016-07-08 kl. 07:15     979 words

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A fame-enhanced version of the matchmaking show starring Esther Rantzen and Richard Blackwood, plus musicians gleefully pay tribute to the legendary singer

That could crash the format but it doesn't, because Towie's Jess Wright, EastEnder Richard Blackwood and
Paralympian Will Bayley are all unknown to their dates.

 

 

 

Mobile advertising: First aim to be helpful

 

 Financial Mail     2016-07-08 kl. 07:12     461 words

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Brands in SA are missing a trick when it comes to mobile advertising if they focus on smartphone penetration statistics instead of generating relevant and useful content, says Emma Carpenter, creative director at Accenture Interactive.

Second is the Samsung Blind Cap, which provides a digital answer to a problem facing
paralympic swimmers.

 

 

 

When is Celebrity First Dates on? Watch stars Richard Blackwood and Jessica

 

 Daily Mirror     2016-07-08 kl. 07:09     271 words

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06:00, 8 Jul 2016 Jennifer Rodger Esther Rantzen, Will Bayley and Gogglebox regular Scarlett Moffatt are among the celebs matched up with members of the public in a special edition of the popular dating show

Read More Other celebrities trying their luck in this celebrity special will be EastEnders actor Richard Blackwood,
paralympic table tennis player Will Bayley and reality TV star Jess Wright.

 

 

 

Britons will add £9m to their energy bills this summer just to watch sports

 

 City AM     2016-07-08 kl. 07:08     314 words

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Francesca Washtell Wimbledon will be one of the most-watched sporting events on TV this summer

Wimbledon, which closes this weekend, will be watched by 38 per cent of sports fans, while Formula 1 (22 per cent), the
Paralympics (17 per cent) and the Tour de France (12 per cent) will all be watched by more than ten per cent of Britons.

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Oscar Pistorius in Prison Single Room Cell

 

 Latest Nigerian News.com     2016-07-08 kl. 06:46     210 words

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Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius is serving his six-year sentence for killing his girlfriend in a single hospital prison cell, an official said Thursday.

Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius is serving his six-year sentence for killing his girlfriend in a single hospital prison cell, an official said Thursday.The disgraced
paralympian is in the same cell in Pretoria's Kgosi Mampuru prison he was

 

 

 

Chobani tells stories of US athletes in Olympic push

 

 AdNews     2016-07-08 kl. 06:31     272 words

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Yoghurt brand Chobani is stressing its goodness in a new campaign telling the stories of Team USA ahead of the Rio Olympics 2016.

Yoghurt brand Chobani is stressing its goodness in a new campaign telling the stories of Team USA ahead of the Rio Olympics 2016.The campaign is the company’s biggest marketing push of the year, featuring
Paralympic triathlete Melissa Stockwell,

 

 

 

Secondary Schools Leadership Symposium: Lara, Hislop, Borel head cast

 

 Trinidad Guardian     2016-07-08 kl. 06:17     461 words

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Former West Indies batting star Brian Lara heads the cast of speakers for this year’s Atlantic Secondary Schools leadership symposium, which will take place from Monday to Wednesday at Petrea Hall, Centre of Excellence.

Paralympic medallist Carlos Greene....Borel, Sportswoman of the Year—’Power of The Mind’ Wednesday Carlos Greene, Paralympic athlete “The bright side” Shaka Hislop, former Soca Warriors World Cup goalkeeper, ESPN Analyst ‘The ROLE MODEL’.

 

 

 

Friday's TV pick: Celebrity First Dates (with TOWIE's Jessica Wright!)

 

 Reveal     2016-07-08 kl. 06:04     186 words

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Published Friday, Jul 8 2016, 01:00 BST Maitre d' Fred Sirieix and his team are opening their very special restaurant to some familiar faces in a full series of Celebrity First Dates.

Finally,
Paralympian Will Bayley, who won a silver medal in table tennis at London 2012, brings some flowers for his date, but is this more nerve-wracking than competing in the Paralympics?

 

 

 

Stars gain Olympic insight (Albany Advertiser)

 

 Yahoo! News Australia     2016-07-08 kl. 05:54     301 words

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, 1:24 pm Paralympian Brant Garvey, right, with Albany athlete Matthew Leary and Denmark’s Nina Smith.

Stars gain Olympic insight (Albany Advertiser). , 1:24 pm
Paralympian Brant Garvey, right, with Albany athlete Matthew Leary and Denmark’s Nina Smith.Picture:... Albany-bred Paratriathlete Brant Garvey, who will compete at the Rio Paralympics in 61 days...

 

 

 

State College tops Clarence in American Legion baseball playoffs

 

 Centre Daily Times     2016-07-08 kl. 05:52     130 words

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4:16 'I'm not done:' Max Rohn, Paralympic hopeful, continues quest for Rio games 1:49 Penn State's state-of-the-art academic center for student-athletes 0:52 Dustin Johnson wins the 2016 U.S.

Max Rohn,
Paralympic hopeful, continues quest for Rio games 1:49 Penn State's state-of-the-art academic center for student-athletes 0:52 Dustin Johnson wins the 2016 U.S.Open at Oakmont 2:37 Bellefonte's Storm Smith hits walk-off double to win game

 

 

 

Brady Ellison: Aiming for Gold

 

 Texomashomepage.com     2016-07-08 kl. 05:51     324 words

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Give Brady Ellison a fishing pole or set of golf clubs and he'll put up a good showing. Give him a recurve bow and he'll win a medal in the Olympic Games.

Ellison recently met up with
Paralympic athlete Matt Stutzman in Westwood, California.... Ellison and Paralympic athlete Matt Stutzman have several things in common.

 

 

 

Ahmed, Seccafien book Rio tickets with wins

 

 Simcoe.com     2016-07-08 kl. 05:44     268 words

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EDMONTON — There was happiness and heartbreak on the first day of the Canadian Olympic track and field trials. Mohammed Ahmed of St. Catharines, Ont., won the men's 5,000 metres to secure his spot in the Rio Oympics, while Cam Levins of Black Creek, B.C.

Earlier Thursday, Michelle Stilwell, a four-time
Paralympic gold medallist, won the wheelchair 100 metres, while Austin Smeenk won the men's event.... Because the Paralympic team is based on quota positions, and not top three in each event, the athletes...

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Ahmed, Seccafien win their 5,000 metre races to book spots on Rio team

 

 Squamish Chief     2016-07-08 kl. 05:33     262 words

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EDMONTON - There was happiness and heartbreak on the first day of the Canadian Olympic track and field trials. Mohammed Ahmed of St. Catharines, Ont., won the men's 5,000 metres to secure his spot in the Rio Oympics, while Cam Levins of Black Creek, B.

Earlier Thursday, Michelle Stilwell, a four-time
Paralympic gold medallist, won the wheelchair 100 metres, while Austin Smeenk won the men's event.... Because the Paralympic team is based on quota positions, and not top three in each event, the athletes...

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Top five issues in the Australian media: 2-8 July, 2016

 

 iSentia     2016-07-08 kl. 05:23     412 words

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After eight weeks of polls showing Labor and the Coalition neck-and-neck ahead of the federal election last Saturday, votes are still being counted and a final result is likely to be called this weekend, with a hung Parliament a possibility.

  The Reserve Bank left interest rates on hold on Tuesday, at 1.75 per cent, which was widely expected by financial markets, and meanwhile convicted murderer and former
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius could be released from prison in South Africa

 

 

 

NZ happy with Games safety

 

 Marlborough Express     2016-07-08 kl. 05:10     816 words

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Police officers greet travellers in Rio international airport's arrival hall with banners reading "Welcome to Hell," warning that security cannot be guaranteed in the city.

Last month, Australian 
Paralympian Liesl Tesch and team physiotherapist Sarah Ross were  while biking in the suburb of Flamengo, near the Olympic sailing venue.    And more recently, an Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) staffer witnessed a

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Manawatu Standard (web)

 

 

 

Meet the young Indigenous people keeping songlines alive around Australia

 

 ABC Online     2016-07-08 kl. 04:54     415 words

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Songlines, sometimes called dreaming tracks, crisscross Australia and trace the journeys of ancestral spirits as they created the land, animals and lore.

She is the main contender of the two to three Indigenous athletes vying for a spot on the Rio
Paralympics team.

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ABC Online (web)

 

 

 

'I love showing my culture off': Torita Isaac

 

 ABC Online     2016-07-08 kl. 04:50     23 words

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Torita Isaac is an Indigenous track athlete vying for a post on the Rio Paralympics team.

Torita Isaac. Torita Isaac is an Indigenous track athlete vying for a post on the Rio
Paralympics team. Source:

 

 

 

Oscar Pistorius has returned to the same hospital ward cell where he has already served one year in prison, official reveals after he is sentenced to six years for murdering ...

 

 ZoBo.co.za     2016-07-08 kl. 04:43     75 words

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Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has been sent back to the same single cell in the hospital section of Pretoria's Kgosi Mampuru prison to serve his six year sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The disgraced paralympian has already spent a ..

The disgraced
paralympian has already spent a ...... comments powered by Older News Granny killer gets 18 years Iol (Yesterday) -

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My Focus: Emma Coburn

 

 TaableNote News     2016-07-08 kl. 04:34     100 words

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"My Focus" is a weekly photo series in which TeamUSA.org (and @TeamUSA on Instagram) takes fans behind the scenes with some of the top Olympic and Paralympic athletes and hopefuls.

My Focus: Emma Coburn. "My Focus" is a weekly photo series in which TeamUSA.org (and @TeamUSA on Instagram) takes fans behind the scenes with some of the top Olympic and
Paralympic athletes and hopefuls.Fans can get a glimpse into a day in the life of...

 

 

 

Celebrity First Dates

 

 Entertainment Ireland     2016-07-08 kl. 04:28     109 words

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Everybody went mad for the Irish version of this show that hit our screens recently but now it's the turn of the celebrities to take their chances in the First Dates restaurant.

Also on the show, Richard Blackwood (aka EastEnders bad boy Vincent), The Only Way Is Essex reality TV star Jess Wright (brother to Mark Wright) and 2012
Paralympics table tennis silver medallist Will Bayley.

 

 

 

Romona's Kid: Local athlete readies for Paralympics

 

 19 Action News     2016-07-08 kl. 04:27     167 words

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A local athlete is getting ready to head to Rio de Janeiro for the Paralympics. We met her last fall when she was competing all over the world to qualify. Romona recently caught up with this week’s Romona’s Kid, who’s from Parma.

Romona's Kid: Local athlete readies for
Paralympics.... A local athlete is getting ready to head to Rio de Janeiro for the Paralympics.

 

 

 

Federal Police set to advise Olympians over Rio Security

 

 Ten Network     2016-07-08 kl. 04:14     196 words

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The Australian Federal Police will act as consultants for the Australian Olympic Team, as Rio descends into chaos just weeks out from the Olympic games.

Just last month,
paralympian Liesl Tesch was robbed of her bicycle, at gunpoint and in broad daylight, while training in a supposedly ‘safe’ area of the city.

 

 

 

Jeff Butler returns home to meet with athletes at Turnstone

 

 WANE-TV     2016-07-08 kl. 03:58     128 words

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – USA Men’s Wheelchair Rugby player Jeff Butler was back in the Summit City visiting athletes at Turnstone on Thursday. Butler, a Homestead grad, was at Turnstone practicing with a Rugby team based out of Indy.

He will know by July 26th if he will be on the final team going to the Rio
Paralympics.... The Rio Paralympics begin September 4th.

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Weekly Chart: The Rising Rio Olympics Budget

 

 Solonews.net     2016-07-08 kl. 03:31     357 words

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Rio's overall security personnel for the Olympics will be 88,000, including 47,000 police and 41,000 soldiers from the armed forces.

bottles of OFF! to athletes, staff, and volunteers during the Olympic and
Paralympic games that begin in Rio on August 5 and September 7, respectively.... For the Paralympic Games, Picciani said that Brazil's goal is to be among the top five.

 

 

 

No Zika risk during Olympics says Brazil interim president

 

 Equilibrio Informativo     2016-07-08 kl. 03:22     382 words

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A total of 88,000 security personnel, comprising 47,000 police and 41,000 Armed Forces personnel, will be on duty during the Games.

For the
Paralympic Games, Picciani said that Brazil's goal is to be among the top five.

 

 

 

Ukraine’s olympic participation still up in the air

 

 Irish Examiner     2016-07-08 kl. 03:10     1169 words

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It emerged this week that de facto Ukrainian show jumping team owner Oleksandr Onyshchenko has sold 44 of his horses to Germany’s Paul Schockemohle.

Para dressage rider Helen Kearney, who won three medals at the London
Paralympics, will be aiming to do even better in a couple of months, having been named this week as Ireland’s representative at Rio de Janeiro.... The Wicklow woman will ride the stallion Rock and Roll 2 at the Paralympics...

 

 

 

Tokyo Olympics is looking for volunteers, may have a hard time finding them

 

 RocketNews24     2016-07-08 kl. 03:08     599 words

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You don’t get many chances to be a part of sports history, and judging by the standards for volunteers set by the The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, this isn’t one either.

You don’t get many chances to be a part of sports history, and judging by the standards for volunteers set by the The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and
Paralympic Games, this isn’t one either.On 4 July, news organization Asahi

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Record breaker

 

 Carroll County Online     2016-07-08 kl. 03:05     800 words

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Zach Shattuck has only been swimming competitively for two years. Over the weekend, the Frostburg State rising junior competed for a spot on the United States Paralympic Team at the 2016 U.S. Paralympic Swim trials June 30-July 2 in Charlotte, N.C.

Over the weekend, the Frostburg State rising junior competed for a spot on the United States
Paralympic Team at the 2016 U.S.... Paralympic Swim trials June 30-July 2 in Charlotte, N.C.Shattuck finished with four gold medals and set two new Paralympic...

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Cornwall local win at national athletics event

 

 Plymouth Daily     2016-07-08 kl. 03:00     185 words

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Cornwall local won outstanding male performance at the Typhoo National athletics event.

beforehand. The event gives young
disabled athletes from clubs and schools the opportunity to compete across the country who have been successful in regional events, to play at a national level.... Over 200 people were involved in this year’s event at Warwick’s athletics track, and many elite disabled athletes...

 

 

 

Feds call for aerial spraying to blunt Puerto Rico's Zika rise

 

 Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy     2016-07-08 kl. 02:59     1055 words

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Based on several reports that Zika virus is spreading rapidly in Puerto Rico, federal officials yesterday recommended that the territory consider aerial spraying as part of a program to curb the mosquito populations that spread the disease.

In other Zika developments, European researchers who sifted through travel-illness data found very few mosquito-borne illnesses in those who visited Brazil in the months that parallel the upcoming Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Tokyo ward to resurrect dwelling famed for housing manga artists

 

 Japan Times     2016-07-08 kl. 02:33     131 words

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Tokyo’s Toshima Ward plans to restore Tokiwa-so, a wooden apartment building known for housing many manga artists, including Osamu Tezuka, to promote the nation’s cartoon culture.

They said they hope the building will be completed by the end of March 2020, in time for the Tokyo Olympics and
Paralympics.

 

 

 

Olympic Athletes From Stanford Get a Send-Off From Fans

 

 NBC Bay Area     2016-07-08 kl. 02:12     285 words

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 11: Simone Manuel reacts with Lia Neal after they took first and second place in the Women's 100m Freestyle during day one

In all, seven athletes tied to the prestigious Palo Alto campus are heading to Rio, including one competing in the
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Disability Athletics Session Fri 08 July 2016

 

 Redbridge London Borough Council     2016-07-08 kl. 02:09     29 words

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Athletics session for those with a disability. All impairments welcome.

Disability Athletics Session Fri 08 July 2016.

 

 

 

Nova Scotia sailing duo hoping medal in new Olympic sport 'on the horizon' at Rio 2016

 

 Metro Canada     2016-07-08 kl. 01:46     426 words

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Two Nova Scotians are setting sail for Rio de Janiero to compete for gold in a brand new Olympic event. Erin Rafuse, 27, and Danielle Boyd, 26, both of Halifax, are soon off to Rio to compete in the women’s 49ER FX skiff event.

variability.” Luckily the two have already sailed the course and have the good fortune of veteran
Paralympian and fellow Nova Scotian Paul Tingley as a teammate.... Tingley, who won gold at the 2008 Paralympics, just returned from Rio.

 

 

 

Grant awarded to Exceptional Sports

 

 My Valley News     2016-07-08 kl. 01:43     145 words

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A generous grant from the Riverside County District Attorney Assn. will help this group of disabled members of the Exceptional Sports Bowling organization to expand their program in the Riverside County.

Exceptional Sports Bowling is a bowling program for
disabled athletes, their families and friends....deductible.  Disabled athletes participate without charge.

 

 

 

Host of Bulldogs take aim at Olympic gold

 

 OnlineAthens     2016-07-08 kl. 01:30     603 words

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Georgia senior Olivia Smoliga grew up with Natalie Coughlin posters on her bedroom wall and memories of watching her in the 2008 Olympics. Last week, she beat Coughlin in the 100-meter backstroke at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha, Neb.

There’s a sense of just a little bit of awareness of who they are and what they’ve accomplished.” A handful of current and former Georgia track and field athletes qualified for the Olympics or
Paralympics.... Lucia. Sprinter Jarryd Wallace will make his second Paralympics...

 

 

 

Paddling hard for Rio

 

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:19 AM . Amanda 'AJ' Reynolds is happy with her preparation before Rio.

AUSTRALIAN
PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE By PETER DOUGLAS MACCLESFIELD paracanoeist Amanda ‘AJ’ Reynolds is head down into an intense training schedule after recently being named for the 2016 Australian Paralympic Team.... In what will be the first Paralympic Games for Reynolds, 44, she will join five other Australians in the national team as the sport makes its Paralympic...

 

 

 

Celebrity First Dates: Esther Rantzen looks for love on new ITV 1 series

 

 oneMK     2016-07-08 kl. 01:25     154 words

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Comments (0) Iconic presenter Esther Rantzen is one of the star names on Celebrity First Dates, which begins tonight (July 8) on Channel 4.

Also on the first edition of Celebrity First Dates, Eastenders actor Richard Blackwood, The Only Way is Essex star Jess Wright, and Will Bayley – table tennis silver medallist at the
Paralympics in 2012.

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DonJoy Performance Introduces POD Ankle Brace

 

 ODT Mag     2016-07-08 kl. 01:07     543 words

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DJO Global Launches New Advanced Cooling Knee Brace 92 Percent of iTotal Patients Satisfied 1-Year Post-Surgery Top Markets What Does Brexit Mean for the NHS and the Medtech Industry?

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Paralympic Cyclists Top 10 NuVasive DePuy Synthes Integra LifeSciences Biomet Medtronic International Buyers Guide Companies Tegra

 

 

 

Gabby Douglas ‘Never Wanted to Retire’ After 2012 Olympics, Is Feeling ‘Déjà Vu’ Preparing for Summer Games in Rio

 

 US Weekly Online     2016-07-08 kl. 00:29     412 words

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Gabby Douglas Credit: USOC/NBC Olympics Going for the repeat!

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

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Dates announced for 2017 swimming, powerlifting Worlds

 

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More than 900 athletes from 65 countries are expected for a nine-day long festival of Para sport in Mexico City.

Paralympic Games, go for coveted world titles.” Mexico City will stage a nine-day long festival of Para sport between 29 September and 7 October, as the city stages the 2017 World Para swimming and Para powerlifting Championships.

 

 

 

Tanzania is tackling child marriage and teenage pregancy with 30-year jail sentences

 

 AfricaNewsDesk.com     2016-07-08 kl. 00:22     369 words

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Pistorius slapped with 6-year jail term herald (Yesterday) - PRETORIA. — South African Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius was sent back to jail for six years yesterday for murdering Reeva Steenkamp, less than half the 15-year minimum term sought...

PRETORIA. — South African
Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius was sent back to jail for six years yesterday for murdering Reeva Steenkamp, less than half the 15-year minimum term sought...Lionel Messi handed jail term for tax fraud… local

 

 

 

Waddell: Zika risk reduced but NZ athletes 'doing everything they can'

 

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It's been the mosquito in the ointment of a few Olympic preparations.

READ MORE: * Black Sticks' Rio squad named *
Paralympics squad complete * Golden Moments:

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Pro-skater surprises local skateboarder

 

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HAMPTON — Pro skateboarder Ryan Sheckler surprised a local Paralympic skateboarder and snowboarder last month by donating $10,000 through his foundation to help him recover from a life-threatening injury.

HAMPTON — Pro skateboarder Ryan Sheckler surprised a local
Paralympic skateboarder and snowboarder last month by donating $10,000 through his foundation to help him recover from a life-threatening injury.Andrew “Halestorm” Hale, 30, a

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IN THE NEWS! 7/7/16

 

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Rolex/USEF Show Jumping Ranking List Rider of the Week Kent Farrington accumulating 1800 points 1. 15670 McLain Ward(1732) Brewster, NY  (1) 2. 11819 Kent Farrington(1800) Wellington, FL (2) 3. 6235 Margie Engle.Wellington, FL (3) 4.

Equestrian Team at the 2016 Rio Olympic and
Paralympic Games On Wednesday, the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) named the U.S.... Olympic Show Jumping Team - the last athlete-and-horse combinations selected to represent the U.S. at the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic...

 

 

 

TV personality Ishida mulls running for Tokyo governor

 

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TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Actor and television personality Junichi Ishida said Thursday he is considering running in the July 31 Tokyo gubernatorial election to succeed scandal-mired Gov. Yoichi Masuzoe.

The gubernatorial race is being closely watched as the next Tokyo governor, who is supposed to serve a four-year term in office, will play a significant role in making the 2020 Summer Olympics and
Paralympics successful.

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Once a global icon, Pistorius is now broke and broken - TODAYonline

 

 NewsJS.com     2016-07-08 kl. 00:01     39 words

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Paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorius as he leaves the High Court in Pretoria,after being sentenced to six years in jail for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. (Marco Longari, Pool AFP). Multimedia · User Galleries · News in Pictures Send us your ...

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Paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorius as he leaves the High Court in Pretoria,after being sentenced to six years in jail for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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U-M athletes ready for the Rio Olympics

 

 University of Michigan     2016-07-07 kl. 23:58     541 words

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ANN ARBOR—A group of 23 competitors with University of Michigan connections punched their tickets to the 2016 Olympic Games and Paralympics that start next month in Brazil.

ANN ARBOR—A group of 23 competitors with University of Michigan connections punched their tickets to the 2016 Olympic Games and
Paralympics that start next month in Brazil.Twelve of them, including athletes and coaches, hail from the Men's and

 

 

 

Nova Scotia Olympians and Paralympians not fazed by Rio water woes

 

 Global News Canada     2016-07-07 kl. 23:43     55 words

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Thu, Jul 7: On Thursday, there was an event to honour five Nova Scotia members of the Olympic and Paralympic team. They’re heading into a event already mired in issues with finances, uncompleted venues, and polluted water.

Nova Scotia Olympians and
Paralympians not fazed by Rio water woes.... Thu, Jul 7: On Thursday, there was an event to honour five Nova Scotia members of the Olympic and Paralympic team.

 

 

 

US Olympic rowers get ready for Rio with 'incredibly painful' training

 

 Public Radio International     2016-07-07 kl. 23:39     794 words

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If you’re walking by Boston's Charles River some morning and spot a two-person crew boat zipping along at a good clip, there’s a chance you might be looking at a pair of soon-to-be Olympians.

Listen to the rattling medals
Paralympians will compete for in Rio (VIDEO) A week later, at his coach’s urging, he was back in a boat.

 

 

 

Indian food on menu at Rio

 

 Solonews.net     2016-07-07 kl. 23:28     424 words

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Besides water pollution, Rio has been facing concerns over the Zika virus, violence, corruption and a financial crisis. Rio now is sparing no effort to finish the venues' construction.

On top of that, a
paralympian from Australia was mugged in broad daylight recently.

 

 

 

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Merch Features Anime Characters From 'Sailor Moon,' ‘Dragon Ball’ And More

 

 iDigitalTimes     2016-07-07 kl. 23:27     168 words

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Japan’s official Sailor Moon website announced the pretty soldier of love and justice will appear alongside Dragon Ball ’s Goku, the titular hero of

Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

ParaNordic and ski world cups in works for Canmore

 

 Rocky Mountain Outlook     2016-07-07 kl. 23:20     561 words

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Hot on the heels of Ski Tour Canada and the 2016 Canmore Biathlon World Cup, Canmore appears set to host two more world cups over the next three years.

providing Canadian veterans Brian McKeever, Chris Klebl and Mark Arendz, plus next generation athletes Brittany Hudak and Emily Weekes a chance at home course advantage before the 2018
Paralympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

 

 

 

6 #ThingsLongerThanOscarsSentence

 

 Vryheid Herald     2016-07-07 kl. 23:14     118 words

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Paralympic and Olympic track star and convicted killer, Oscar Pistorius was recently sentenced to six years imprisonment for the Valentine’s Day murder of his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp in 2013.

Paralympic and Olympic track star and convicted killer, Oscar Pistorius was recently sentenced to six years imprisonment for the Valentine’s Day murder of his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp in 2013.Public outrage and condemnation for the

 

 

 

Physically disadvantaged gather for games

 

 Fiji Times     2016-07-07 kl. 23:14     191 words

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MORE than 200 students with disabilities gathered for their first official Northcose games at the Labasa Special School grounds yesterday.

Ms Aisea said through inclusive games that were included by the Fiji Sports Association for Disabled in 2006, most of the students were selected for the national games and further to the
paralympics.

 

 

 

Sports World: Yap, Norsilawati earn Paralympics berths

 

 Straits Times     2016-07-07 kl. 23:13     189 words

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Yap, Norsilawati earn Paralympics berths Last year's Asean Para Games gold medallist Yap Qian Yin will partner fellow sailor Jovin Tan at the Rio Paralympic Games in September.

Sports World: Yap, Norsilawati earn
Paralympics berths.... Yap, Norsilawati earn Paralympics berths Last year's Asean Para Games gold medallist Yap Qian Yin will partner fellow sailor Jovin Tan at the Rio Paralympic Games in September.Track and field...

 

 

 

France v Portugal in Euro 2016 Final – Kick Off Sunday at 8pm

 

 SportsNews Ireland     2016-07-07 kl. 23:09     817 words

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Home / Soccer / Soccer: Irish Interest / France v Portugal in Euro 2016 Final – Kick Off Sunday at 8pm France v Portugal in Euro 2016 Final – Kick

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

 

 

 

Pistorius in prison single room cell

 

 IrishSun.com     2016-07-07 kl. 22:29     562 words

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Johannesburg - Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius is serving his six-year sentence for killing his girlfriend in a single hospital prison cell, an official said on Thursday.

Johannesburg - Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius is serving his six-year sentence for killing his girlfriend in a single hospital prison cell, an official said on Thursday.The disgraced
paralympian is in the same cell in Pretoria's Kgosi Mampuru...

 

 

 

Demigods with feet of clay

 

 Asian Age     2016-07-07 kl. 22:05     280 words

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Lionel Messi has come off very poorly in tax scrutiny in Spain where the authorities have made a glaring example of his dodging ways.

Oscar Pistorius, the
Paralympian Olympic star, has been found guilty of killing his girlfriend.

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Arboviral and other illnesses in travellers returning from Brazil, June 2013 to May 2016: implications for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games

 

 Eurosurveillance     2016-07-07 kl. 21:36     385 words

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1 . University Hospital Institute for Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France 2 . Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany 3 .

Arboviral and other illnesses in travellers returning from Brazil, June 2013 to May 2016: implications for the 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Here is an announcement: Day 10

 

 Official Web Site of Wimbledon     2016-07-07 kl. 21:34     292 words

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It has now become a routine, walking in past the statue of Fred Perry and climbing the stairs to write my greeting to put out ten minutes before play begins each morning. But there have been changes, though they can hardly be said to be weighty.

This is the first time I have been able to enjoy watching a wheelchair sport since the halcyon days of the 2012
Paralympics and I have to say it is really good to see the wheelchair singles arriving at SW19.

 

 

 

Movie Preview, Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates and The Secret Life of Pets

 

 Centre Daily Times     2016-07-07 kl. 21:30     107 words

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The Legend of Tarzan, The BFG and The Purge: Election Year movie previews Movie Preview, Finding Dory and Central Intelligence Movie

Max Rohn,
Paralympic hopeful, continues quest for Rio games.

 

 

 

Racing: Qatari Amro Al Hamad celebrates double podium at Zolder Circuit in Belgium

 

 Automobilsport.com     2016-07-07 kl. 21:27     2279 words

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: Qatar national Amro Al Hamad made a historic debut during the Superprix race weekend Qatar national Amro Al Hamad made a historic debut during the Superprix race weekend at a wet Zolder circuit in Belgium, taking two podium awards for Qatar.

During the last six months, the circuit was a beehive, hosting in weiter >> Alessandro Zanardi at the
Paralympic Games* in Rio de Janeiro 29.06.2016 The countdown is on.Preparations for Rio de Janeiro (BR) are in full swing for Alessandro Zanardi

 

 

 

Samsung unveils limited edition Rio 2016 'Olympic Games' Galaxy S7 edge

 

 One News Page United Kingdom     2016-07-07 kl. 21:23     104 words

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The Rio Olympics are coming soon, and they are not without controversy. Not only is the Zika virus scaring some athletes and reporters from traveling to Brazil, but the country is facing high crime, poor economic conditions, and sanitation concerns.

A version will also be created for the
Paralympics in the future.

 

 

 

Oscar Pistorius returns to same hospital ward cell at Pretoria's Kgosi Mampuru prison

 

 One News Page United Kingdom     2016-07-07 kl. 21:17     27 words

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The disgraced paralympian has already spent a year in the specially adapted cell in Pretoria's Kgosi Mampuru, which is regarded as being reserved for vulnerable inmates.

The disgraced
paralympian has already spent a year in the specially adapted cell in Pretoria's Kgosi Mampuru, which is regarded as being reserved for vulnerable inmates.

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Tranent Colts to fund teacher for Rwandan children

 

 East Lothian Courier     2016-07-07 kl. 21:02     582 words

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THE chairman of Tranent Colts FC has said they will fund a trained teacher for children with disabilites in Rwanda after their coaches spent time with them during a recent trip.

commonwealth committee,
paralympic committee and the Rwandan national football team manager to find out about the country's infrastructure and plans for the future.

 

 

 

Clinic allows athletes to live their dreams (The West Australian)

 

 Yahoo! News Australia     2016-07-07 kl. 20:59     412 words

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, 4:54 am Video Prosthetics Man Having arms and legs everywhere would have meant ruin for Andrew Vearing’s past career as a national level pole-vaulter. Now, as a leading Perth prosthetist, it is his life.

Among his Orthotic Prosthetic Solutions clinic’s higher profile clients are shark attack victim Sean Pollard, Australian wheelchair basketball captain Brad Ness, Rio de Janeiro
Paralympics-bound triathlete Brant Garvey and young cancer patient

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US rowing team will use sewage-proof suits at Rio Olympics

 

 Star-Telegram     2016-07-07 kl. 20:57     257 words

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It’s a month before the start of the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, and each day seemingly brings more disturbing news.

This is all on top of from earlier this month that noted “bacteria from human sewage has in all of Rio’s Olympic and
Paralympic water venues.

 

 

 

Oscar Pistorius's Shocking Fall from Grace in 6 Clicks

 

 People     2016-07-07 kl. 20:55     57 words

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1. OLYMPIC GLORY South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius, a double-amputee, makes Olympic history when he becomes the first Paralympian to compete in an able-bodied track event at the 2012 Summer Games.

1. OLYMPIC GLORY South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius, a double-amputee, makes Olympic history when he becomes the first
Paralympian to compete in an able-bodied track event at the 2012 Summer Games.Though he fails to medal, his performance

 

 

 

Olympics-Brazil ready to stage successful Games, assures Temer

 

 Equilibrio Informativo     2016-07-07 kl. 20:53     321 words

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Concerns are growing over security at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro , which begins in one month, with Brazilian police officers themselves warning of the scale of the problem.

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 safe.

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Uzbekistan: A Soccer Team Called Courage

 

 EurasiaNet     2016-07-07 kl. 20:49     1122 words

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Uzbekistan’s premier amputee football team, Matonat — the Uzbek word for courage – was started in 1988 by American sports enthusiast Bill Berry. (Photos: EurasiaNet) Zahid Tashkhojayev has a routine.

an internal league is not developed, it will be difficult to maintain the standard of
Paralympic football."

 

 

 

DJO Global Launches New Advanced Cooling Knee Brace

 

 ODT Mag     2016-07-07 kl. 20:45     454 words

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92 Percent of iTotal Patients Satisfied 1-Year Post-Surgery Additional $1.

Regulation 92 Percent of iTotal Patients Satisfied 1-Year Post-Surgery SI-BONE Appoints Chief Commercial Officer Fine-Tuning Prosthetics for
Paralympic Cyclists NuVasive Agrees to Settle Patent Litigation With Medtronic 'Star Trek' Style

 

 

 

USC student Chelsea Gubecka off to Rio

 

 MySunshineCoast     2016-07-07 kl. 20:36     432 words

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Chelsea Gubecka at the USC Pool University of the Sunshine Coast Business student Chelsea Gubecka will swap flowcharts for maps of ocean currents as she prepares to represent Australia at the Olympic Games in Rio.

Meanwhile, 10 USC Spartans swimmers will compete at the Rio Olympics and
Paralympics, while USC student Kyle Bridgwood will represent Australia in para-cycling.

 

 

 

Chobani rolls out ambitious, multi-channel Olympics campaign

 

 Campaign     2016-07-07 kl. 20:29     112 words

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Opperman Weiss delivers a barrage of spots featuring multiple US athletes

As part of its "#NoBadStuff" campaign for Rio 2016, Chobani released more than two dozen spots featuring Olympic and
Paralympic athletes promoting positivity and wholesome foods.

 

 

 

Rome Mayor reiterates opposition to Olympic and Paralympic bid at first Council meeting

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-07-07 kl. 20:27     431 words

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Rome 2024 have reiterated how they claim the Olympics and Paralympics can act as a "tool and dialogue between peoples" following a meeting at the

Rome Mayor reiterates opposition to Olympic and
Paralympic bid at first Council meeting.... Rome 2024 have reiterated how they claim the Olympics and Paralympics can act as a "tool and dialogue between peoples" following a meeting at the. ...Ministry of...

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Valley Forge Face of America Route Inspires Disabled Military Veterans

 

 Outdoor Industry Association     2016-07-07 kl. 20:25     1167 words

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Facebook Twitter Email For Immediate Release Richard Rhinehart Director of Communications World T.E.A.M. Sports richardrhinehart@worldteamsports.org 855-987-8326 x 4 855-288-3377 Fax Changing Lives through Sports www.WorldTEAMSports.

Systems, Vedder Price, and Veteran Corps of America.  Funds raised through Face of America pay for the costs of the event and supports participation of the
disabled athletes.

 

 

 

Biggest disasters of the Rio Olympics (so far)

 

 Times Union     2016-07-07 kl. 20:20     1352 words

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Photo: VANDERLEI ALMEIDA, AFP/ Image 1of/14 Caption Close Image 1 of 14 Police officers have been welcoming travelers to the international airport in Rio with banners reading "Welcome to Hell" and other slogans. Heck of a greeting, right?

Even worse, only 15-percent of
Paralympic tickets were sold.

 

 

 

Oscar Pistorius Timeline: Fall Of An Athletics Hero

 

 Flow Track     2016-07-07 kl. 20:04     919 words

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Photo: Image of Sport Total Shares On Wednesday, double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to six years of imprisonment for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.  Below is a timeline of the life and trial of the “fallen hero.

20, 2004 Running on carbon fiber prosthetic limbs that earn him the nickname "Blade Runner," Pistorius becomes a
Paralympic gold medalist in the T44 200m in Athens, winning in a world-record time of 21.97 seconds.... Sept. 2008  At the Beijing Paralympics...

 

 

 

News - NSU's April Holmes Qualifies for 2016 Paralympic Games

 

 RunnerSpace.com     2016-07-07 kl. 19:45     55 words

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Published by   Yesterday, 7:55pm Norfolk State University alumna April Holmes recorded another chapter in her storied Paralympic track and field career last week, when she qualified for the 2016 Paralympics by virtue of her performance at the U.S.

News - NSU's April Holmes Qualifies for 2016
Paralympic Games.... Published by   Yesterday, 7:55pm Norfolk State University alumna April Holmes recorded another chapter in her storied Paralympic track and field career last week, when she qualified for the 2016 Paralympics...

 

 

 

Riva races for Rio berth

 

 Parksville Qualicum News     2016-07-07 kl. 19:34     551 words

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Former Oceanside Track and Field Club runner Thomas Riva reacts after crossing the finish line with the victory in the men's 1,500-metre run in the 2015 Canadian National Championship meet in Edmonton.

At the track and field trials in Edmonton, meanwhile, Riva will be joined by Parksville Qualicum Beach MLA Michelle Stilwell, a four-time
Paralympic medal-winner; two-time Olympian Michael Mason of Nanoose Bay; and Ballenas Secondary School alum

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Council cuts ex-ILF care packages after spurning chance to raise funds

 

 Disability News Service     2016-07-07 kl. 19:28     930 words

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Almost half of former recipients of the Independent Living Fund (ILF) in a London borough are facing cuts to their care packages, after their council rejected the chance to ask for more social care funds by raising council tax.

The end of an extra tax that Londoners have been paying for the last 10 years to fund the London 2012 Olympic and
Paralympic Games meant the council could have asked for extra money for social care without seeing overall council tax rates increase