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Plågsamt för Öhgren inför Rio

 

 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2016-07-11 kl. 07:30     236 words

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Tre entimmespass körde Alexander Öhgren under Motala summer camp. Han hoppade över helgens tävling. Västerspelaren känner sig inte bra inför Paralympics i Rio de Janeiro. Efter SM för en månad sedan har det varit oroligt i kroppen.

Västerspelaren känner sig inte bra inför
Paralympics i Rio de Janeiro.... Ändå vill han inte ge upp inför Paralympics.... Jens Bollius. problem. alexander öhgren är inte kvitt sina utbrändhetssvårigheter och säger att det känns plågsamt, med två månader kvar till paralympics...

 

 

 

Sahle vände i Motalafinalen

 

 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2016-07-11 kl. 07:29     355 words

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Det var internationellt vid borden när Motala summer open spelades i Team Sportia-hallen, med totalt 200 starter i helgen. I klass 2 möttes Einar Sahle från Linné i Göteborg och norske Fredrik Johansen från Oslo i finalen.

Det är hon som är det stora guldhoppet på
Paralympics i Rio.... Andersson tycker att han är i fas inför Paralympics i Rio om två månader.

 

 

 

Olsson tvåa i historisk final

 

 Aftonbladet     2016-07-10 kl. 18:00     237 words

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I dag spelades historiens första Wimbledon-final i rullstolstennis. Svensken Stefan Olsson var en av finalisterna - där blev dock Gordon Reid för svår och Olsson förlorade med 1-6, 4-6.

Ett styrkebesked. Stefan Olsson ska även spela rullstolstennis i
Paralympics i Rio de Janeiro.... Stefan Olsson har sedan tidigare ett guld i Paralympics då han tillsammans med Peter Wikström vann dubbeln i London 2012.Elin Kardell.

 

 

 

Olsson föll i final: "En historisk match"

 

 Svenska Tennisförbundet     2016-07-10 kl. 15:01     323 words

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Det blev ingen titel, men Stefan Olsson har skrivit tennishistoria i Wimbledon. Världssjuan i rullstolstennis nådde final i den första singelturneringen någonsin på det klassiska gräset.

Det är en historisk match, men jag rankar guldet i London (vann dubbeln i
Paralympics 2012) högre då det var en vinst.... Finalplatsen är ett vasst formbesked inför sommarens Paralympics, som går av stapeln i Rio de Janeiro i Brasilien. -

 

 

 

Förlust för Olsson i historisk final

 

 Sveriges Radio Radiosporten     2016-07-10 kl. 13:14     101 words

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Stefan Olsson förlorade Wimbledon-finalen mot Gordon Reid i rullstolstennis. Britten vann med 2-0 i set. Stefan Olsson hade ett tufft första set.

Stefan Olsson är klar för
Paralympics i Rio senare i sommar.

 

 

 

Intl news

 

Norwich tennis star Alfie Hewett relishing the stardom of Wimbledon triumph

 

 Eastern Daily Press 24     2016-07-11 kl. 08:33     367 words

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06:30 11 July 2016 David Freezer Alfie Hewett (left) and Gordon Reid celebrate their victory in the men's wheelchair doubles on day twelve of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA

sport.” The duo are set to represent Great Britain at the
Paralympics in Rio and Hewett, from Cantley, near Acle, hopes this triumph boosts their medal hopes ahead of a potential September rematch. “I always said to my team at home that if there

 

 

 

Sophie Pascoe coming to terms with Paralympic success: 'I struggled because I still felt like Sophie'

 

 ONE News     2016-07-11 kl. 08:26     330 words

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Kiwi swimmer Sophie Pascoe has opened up about her struggles of returning home and getting on with life after competing at the Paralympics. Pascoe, 23, admits being at the top of her sport definitely has its perks but with it comes a lot of pressure.

Sophie Pascoe coming to terms with
Paralympic success:... Kiwi swimmer Sophie Pascoe has opened up about her struggles of returning home and getting on with life after competing at the Paralympics.... Pascoe, 23, admits being at the top of her sport definitely has its perks but with it comes a lot of pressure.Successful Paralympian...

 

 

 

Rwanda: Ndayisenga Eyes Rio Ticket At Berlin Open Grand Prix

 

 AfricaPulse.com     2016-07-11 kl. 08:21     46 words

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[New Times] Rwandan Paralympian Jean Claude Ndayisenga has set his sights on attaining minima time at the forthcoming Berlin Open Grand Prix set for July 16-17 in Germany to qualify for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Brazil.

Rwandan
Paralympian Jean Claude Ndayisenga has set his sights on attaining minima time at the forthcoming Berlin Open Grand Prix set for July 16-17 in Germany to qualify for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Brazil.Original URL:

 

 

 

Walcott, Wilson shine at Falcon Games »

 

 Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday     2016-07-11 kl. 08:19     345 words

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OLYMPIC 2012 javelin gold medal winner Keshorn Walcott warmed up for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with a top throw of 82.90 metres at the 2016 Falcons Invitational Meet at the Dwight Yorke Stadium in Bacolet, Tobago on Saturday.

Paralympic athlete Akeem Stewart of Falcons was second with a throw of 53.78m and Kesean Phillips of UWI grabbed bronze with a 50.10m effort.

 

 

 

Rwanda: Ndayisenga Eyes Rio Ticket At Berlin Open Grand Prix

 

 AllAfrica.com     2016-07-11 kl. 08:17     303 words

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Rwandan Paralympian Jean Claude Ndayisenga has set his sights on attaining minima time at the forthcoming Berlin Open Grand Prix set for July 16-17 in Germany to qualify for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Brazil.

Rwandan
Paralympian Jean Claude Ndayisenga has set his sights on attaining minima time at the forthcoming Berlin Open Grand Prix set for July 16-17 in Germany to qualify for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Brazil.The 25-year-old will compete in the

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Canberra's champion rowers bound for Rio Paralympics

 

 ABC Online     2016-07-11 kl. 08:16     466 words

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Canberra rowers Kathryn Ross and Gavin Bellis are set to team up once again after being selected for the Rio Paralympics team. Rio will be Ross's third Paralympics and Bellis's second.

Canberra's champion rowers bound for Rio
Paralympics.... Canberra rowers Kathryn Ross and Gavin Bellis are set to team up once again after being selected for the Rio Paralympics team.... Rio will be Ross's third Paralympics and Bellis's second.Ross narrowly missed out on a gold medal at the Beijing Paralympics...

 

 

 

AIS helping protect athletes from cybercrime

 

 Australian Sports Commission     2016-07-11 kl. 08:08     490 words

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The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) has joined forces with the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to help more than 2000 of the country’s finest athletes be aware of the pitfalls of social media and the dangers of cybercrime.

athletes, including those headed for the Rio Olympic and
Paralympic Games, will have access to a new online learning resource developed jointly by the AFP and AIS.

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‘SA has forgotten how to be good’

 

 Citizen.co.za     2016-07-11 kl. 07:58     400 words

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Reverend Barney Pityana has taken a swipe at several public figures, including President Jacob Zuma and SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng, in delivering his

Goodness in human affairs does not pay – neither does it bring fame and fortune.” He then seemingly pointed to murder convicted
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius. “How could it be, for example, that a convicted murderer can have so many followers

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Jimmie Tramel: Blame it on Rio, but Tulsa all of a sudden looks better as Olympic host

 

 Tulsa World     2016-07-11 kl. 07:21     794 words

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Said German
paralympic sailor Heiko Kroger: “It’s a nice sailing area, but every time you get some water in your face, it feels like there’s some alien enemy entering your face.... In June (and in broad daylight), Australian Paralympic athlete Liesl...

 

 

 

Local legends in focus at Leadership Symposium

 

 Trinidad Express     2016-07-11 kl. 07:16     326 words

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FORMER T&T GOALIE: Shaka Hislop Former West Indies batting star Brian Lara and 2006 FIFA World Cup goalkeeper Shaka Hislop head the cast of

Williams and
Paralympic medallist Carlos Greene.

 

 

 

SPORTS IN BRIEF 11/7

 

 VietNamNet Bridge     2016-07-11 kl. 07:09     467 words

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Over 1,000 to compete at nat’l tourney for disabled in City More than 1,000 athletes from 27 teams across the country are competing at the National Sports Tournaments for the disabled at HCM City’s Tan Binh Gymnasium.

This is a chance for the players to hone their skills for upcoming international tournaments, such as Rio
Paralympics in Brazil.

 

 

 

Beverly Hills Cycling Classic 2016 Go Guide

 

 Oak Lawn Patch     2016-07-11 kl. 07:03     1167 words

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Join the Beverly Area Planning Association on Friday, July 15, for the 13th annual Beverly Hills Cycling Classic .

World Champion
Paralympian Joe Berenyi will be the official race starter.... He has gone on to win several national and world championships as a paralympian.

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Local golfer overcomes injury, excels nationally

 

 WXYZ     2016-07-11 kl. 06:32     291 words

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MONTROSE, Mich. (WXYZ) -- Life can change in an instant.  Terry Ramin is about to take on the world's best golfers in a longest drive competition in Knoxville.

His real goal is to make golf part of the
Paralympics, and it's well on its way.  "We'll have blind players and paraplegic and quadriplegics and multiple different amputations playing, people with MD and MS getting out there.

 

 

 

Atlanta Celebrates 20 Years -- Monday Memo...

 

 Around The Rings     2016-07-11 kl. 06:23     1233 words

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(ATR) Members of the Atlanta 1996 bid team, Olympians and thousands of  others will converge on Centennial Olympic Park on July 16 as the city remembers a time when it was at the center of the world stage.

Olympic gold medalists Carl Lewis, Janet Evans and Amy Van Dyken along with
Paralympians Curtis Lovejoy, LeeAnn Shannon and Tim Willis will also make special appearances during the celebration.

 

 

 

U.S. Olympic Women’s Gymnastics Team Named: See Who Made It! 7 minutes ago

 

 US Weekly Online     2016-07-11 kl. 06:11     651 words

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Simone Biles during day 1 of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Women's Gymnastics Team Trials at SAP Center on July 8, 2016 in San Jose, California. Credit: Ronald Martinez/ Now it’s time to go for gold! After a grueling two days at the U.S.

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

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Opinion: Build up to Rio

 

 Noodls     2016-07-11 kl. 05:38     810 words

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Massey University (via noodls) / Members of the Rio Organising Committee. By Emeritus Professor Gary Hermansson. Emeritus Professor Gary Hermansson.

As well, it was an occasion for Ngāi Tahu to present to the Rio Chef de Mission Rob Waddell, and to the
Paralympic Chef de Mission Ben Lucas, the individually crafted pounamu pendants that will be given to Team members at the Games.

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Over 1,000 to compete at nat’l tourney for disabled in City

 

 Viet Nam News     2016-07-11 kl. 04:42     95 words

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Main tourney: Athletes compete at the National Sports Tournaments for the disabled. — Photo nhandan.org.

This is a chance for the players to hone their skills for upcoming international tournaments, such as Rio
Paralympics in Brazil.

 

 

 

Giving Day: Seattle Adaptive Sports

 

 King5.com     2016-07-11 kl. 04:38     63 words

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(Credit: Seattle Adaptive Sports) Seattle Adaptive Sports is a Paralympic Sports Club for physically disabled youths and adults to engage in athletic and recreational activities.

(Credit: Seattle Adaptive Sports) Seattle Adaptive Sports is a
Paralympic Sports Club for physically disabled youths and adults to engage in athletic and recreational activities.Among their programs are opportunities for wheelchair basketball, sled...

 

 

 

Troubled Rio puts final touches on Olympics

 

 Digital Journal     2016-07-11 kl. 04:22     829 words

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Rio de Janeiro hosts the Olympic Games in less than four weeks, but crime and economic crisis mean the party-loving Brazilian city is glum and struggling to find its vibe.

Spanish sailing team members were mugged at gunpoint in May and Australian
Paralympians were robbed while biking.

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Troops to guard games venues

 

 Fiji Times     2016-07-11 kl. 04:22     282 words

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ABOUT 2000 troops are expected to take up positions in Deodoro for Games.

the Deodoro region of Rio de Janeiro, where the second largest venue cluster for the Olympic and
Paralympic Games in located.... The troops, who took up their posts on Friday (8 July), will help ensure public safety during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games from 5 to 21 August and the Paralympic...

 

 

 

Australian Paralympic Rowers to turn silver into gold

 

 Noodls     2016-07-11 kl. 04:08     778 words

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APC - Australian Paralympic Committee (via noodls) / The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) today announced the eight athletes who have been given the task of winning Australia's first ever gold medal in Paralympic rowing this September in Rio.

Australian
Paralympic Rowers to turn silver into gold.... APC - Australian Paralympic Committee (via noodls) / The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) today announced the eight athletes who have been given the task of winning Australia's first ever gold medal in Paralympic...

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BRAZIL MILITARY CONDUCTS EXERCISES IN RIO AHEAD OF SUMMER GAMES

 

 NAM News Network     2016-07-11 kl. 03:53     326 words

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RIO DE JANEIRO, July 10 (NNN-EFE)--Brazil’s armed forces carried out a series of military exercises Saturday in Rio de Janeiro ahead of the start of the Summer Games, whose opening ceremony will take place on Aug. 5.

Paralympic venues are located – took part in the military exercises.

 

 

 

2016 Paralympic Games: Somalia's Farhan Hadafo in historic qualification

 

 CCTV     2016-07-11 kl. 03:38     266 words

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Reporter: Abdulaziz Billow CCTV.

2016
Paralympic Games:... Full coverage: 2016 Rio Olympics Related Videos Pyeongchang Winter Olympic and Paralympic masots unveiled 2016-06-03 19:50:19 Host city for the 2022 Winter Games will also stage Paralympic Games in same year 2015-07-30 13:07:59...

 

 

 

Emporio Armani is the New Sponser For Italy's Olympic Team

 

 NewsR.in     2016-07-11 kl. 03:07     75 words

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');" Embed Giorgio Armani Emporio Armani is officially the outfitter of Italy’s national team at the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics. The photos are in black and white on Fuerteventura, one of the Canary Islands and shot by Serge Guerand .

Emporio Armani is the New Sponser For Italy's Olympic Team. ');" Embed Giorgio Armani Emporio Armani is officially the outfitter of Italy’s national team at the Rio 2016 Olympics and
Paralympics.

 

 

 

IHG® and Japan Hotel REIT Investment Corporation to bring Holiday Inn to Osaka

 

 Web Newswire     2016-07-11 kl. 02:22     400 words

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InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announced the signing of Holiday Inn Osaka Namba in partnership with Japan Hotel REIT Investment Corporation (JHR).

international guests looking to stay with a familiar hotel brand.”   With a focus on increasing annual international visitor arrival numbers to 40 million by the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and
Paralympic Games, Japan’s capital city and outlying regions

 

 

 

The Great Outdoors: Polls on gun control offer no answers

 

 Foster's Daily Democrat     2016-07-11 kl. 01:47     780 words

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My recent column on gun control had Mr. Tom Niles taking me to task for not being up to date on the states with the toughest gun controls and that have the highest murder rates.

Paralympic Sports Club The tournament is scheduled for July 21-24 with a meeting of all contestants at the Seafood Brewfest with registrations beginning at 5:30 p.m.

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Kurt on track for Rio win

 

 Blayney Chronicle     2016-07-11 kl. 01:34     384 words

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Fearnley proved to himself he can be a threat in the marathon at Rio as he won the Gold Coast Airport Marathon in record time.

Fearnley proved to himself he can be a threat in the marathon at Rio as he won the Gold Coast Airport Marathon in record time.IF Carcoar wheelchair racing ace Kurt Fearnley wanted an indication that his preparations for the 2016 Rio
Paralympic Games

 

 

 

Rodney wins 200 metres at Olympic trials in Edmonton

 

 Global News Canada     2016-07-11 kl. 01:32     203 words

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; Brendon Rodney leads Gavin Smellie of their heat in the senior men 200m semifinal during the Canadian Track and Field Championships and Selection Trials for the 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, in Edmonton, Alta., on Sunday July 10, 2016.

Paralympic Games, in Edmonton, Alta., on Sunday July 10, 2016.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dan Riedlhuber Canada has another star sprinter as Brendon Rodney of Hamilton became just the second Canadian in history to break the 20-second barrier in the 200 metres

 

 

 

South Africa: SA Field Athletes Fine-Tune in Europe

 

 Africa-News.info     2016-07-11 kl. 01:28     41 words

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In: Sports Tags: banyana , banyana-banyana , berlin , europe , king , paralympics , sascoc , south , south africa , tyrone [Sascoc] Two of South Africa’s leading para-athletes turned in some fine performances in Europe this week.

In: Sports Tags: banyana , banyana-banyana , berlin , europe , king ,
paralympics , sascoc , south , south africa , tyrone Two of South Africa’s leading para-athletes turned in some fine performances in Europe this week.(c) AllAfrica News:

 

 

 

Celebrity First Dates: The unmistakeable sound of a reality TV barrel being scraped

 

 Inews.co.uk     2016-07-11 kl. 01:22     378 words

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Just when you thought it was impossible for the reality TV genre to feast any further on its own carrion, along comes Celebrity First Dates. As you’ve probably worked out, it’s a spin-off from Channel 4’s popular (and often touching) First Dates.

1970s bureaucrat. And
Paralympian table tennis champion Will Bayley’s instant rapport with big-hearted paediatric nurse Jessica was a reminder that the genre at its best can be genuinely heart-warming.

 

 

 

Diligence key driver of Gough: HB coach

 

 Hawkes Bay Today     2016-07-11 kl. 01:12     305 words

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No one knows better than Ivar Hopman what makes Rio-bound Regan Gough tick. "He's really dedicated.

Hopman was quick to point out Cambridge-based Hannah van Kampen 23, of Hastings, also was bound for Rio as a pilot, possibly for stoker Amanda Cameron at their maiden
Paralympics.

 

 

 

Centre Court boos Cameron - as his mum looks on: PM jeered after Andy

 

 Daily Mail     2016-07-11 kl. 00:40     516 words

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Awkward moment came as PM sat in Royal Box with his mother Mary

Crowds booed George Osborne when it was announced that he was to present the winners of the men's T38 400m race with their medals at the 2012
Paralympics.... When Mr Cameron presented swimmer Ellie Simmonds with her gold medal at the same Games some members of the crowd booed, but were drowned out by cheers for the Paralympic...

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First Dates left no chance for romance for EastEnders' bad boy Richard

 

 Daily Mirror     2016-07-11 kl. 00:29     583 words

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Richard Blackwood appeared on the show along with Esther Rantzen and Paralympian Will Bayley

First Dates left no chance for romance for EastEnders' bad boy Richard. ...Blackwood.Richard Blackwood appeared on the show along with Esther Rantzen and
Paralympian Will Bayley.... Sure, the odd chancer more interested in screen time than romance still slips through (hi, Jess Wright off TOWIE) Mainly though, you get honest sorts such as Paralympian...

 

 

 

Singapore athletes confident ahead of Asean University Games

 

 Electric New Paper     2016-07-11 kl. 00:13     674 words

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Republic's athletes aim to pick up where 2015 SEA Games and Asean Para Games left off After a 22-year hiatus, the Asean University Games have returned to Singapore.

After Singapore's successful staging of the SEA Games and the Asean
Paralympic Games last year, and the record haul of medals by the Republic's athletes at both events -

 

 

 

Judo gets a dojo

 

 Botswana Voice     2016-07-11 kl. 00:08     347 words

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GROUND BREAKING: Japan Ambassador Masahiro Onishi and Minister Thapelo Olopeng Botswana Judo Federation (BJF) this week was given a grant to construct its first ever Dojo.

Paralympics Games in 2020, the Government of Japan aims to promote the value of sport and increase the awareness of sport movement to the people around the world through the ‘Sport for Tomorrow’ programme.

 

 

 

Triathlon: Tomlin Grabs Second Career World Cup Win in Hungary

 

 Runners Web     2016-07-10 kl. 23:37     620 words

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TISZAUJVAROS, Hungary -- USA Triathlon National Team member Rene Tomlin raced to her second career ITU World Cup victory on Sunday, taking the tape by a margin of 18 seconds. Rene Tomlin earned her second career ITU World Cup win on Sunday.

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

 

 

 

Hunter Morning News | July 11, 2016

 

 Dungog Chronicle     2016-07-10 kl. 23:31     563 words

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All your news and weather from around the Hunter and the country. Morning Hunter Spectators and participants turned out in droves for this year’s Stroud International Brick and Rolling Pin Throwing Competition on Saturday.

More here. ► Upper Hunter rider Lisa Martin has praised her support network as she prepares to embark on a trip of a lifetime to Rio for the
Paralympics.

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Immersion an effective way to develop kids’ skills

 

 The Japan News     2016-07-10 kl. 23:24     1249 words

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By Mikiko Miyakawa / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer EUGENE, Ore.

As Japan prepares itself for the Tokyo Olympic and
Paralympic Games in 2020 and globalization beyond, it could also try introducing such programs in more schools to improve children’s proficiency in foreign languages.

 

 

 

Paula Findlay and Matthew Sharpe Crack Top-15 at Prestigious World Cup in Hungary

 

 Noodls     2016-07-10 kl. 23:03     790 words

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Triathlon Canada (via noodls) / July 10, 2016 Findlay places 10th, Sharpe posts career-best World Cup finish in 13th TISZAUJVAROS, Hun-Paula

Recognized as an Olympic medal sport since 2000 and
Paralympic medal sport as of 2016, Triathlon Canada's mandate is to promote, foster, organize and develop the sport of triathlon, and its related disciplines, in Canada.

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Stephanie Morton: ‘To win an Olympic medal would be unreal. But why stop

 

 The Guardian     2016-07-10 kl. 23:02     1371 words

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Stephanie Morton heads to Rio hoping to add Olympic gold to her medal collection, even if it means beating team-mate and friend Anna Meares

An avid badminton player, proud
Paralympic gold medallist and lover of Mexican food, the good-natured athlete is upbeat and unassuming.... From London 2012 Paralympic success as an able-bodied pilot rider to Commonwealth Games gold in Glasgow, Morton has...

 

 

 

‘Oscar Pistorius will die in jail' Pal's suicide fear after Paralympian's

 

 Scottish Daily Star     2016-07-10 kl. 22:10     228 words

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OSCAR Pistorius will kill himself in jail, a chum fears.

‘Oscar Pistorius will die in jail' Pal's suicide fear after
Paralympian's. ...prison sentence.OSCAR Pistorius will kill himself in jail, a chum fears.Oliver Pritchard 10th July 2016 Charity campaigner Mike Kendrick, 70, warned: “Prison life will

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Local track runners compete at Nationals

 

 Daily Herald Tribune     2016-07-10 kl. 21:54     259 words

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Three members of the Wolves Athletics Club were unable to hit the podium at the 2016 Canadian Track and Field Championships in Edmonton, July 7. The event also served as Olympic and Paralympic Games Selection Trials.

The event also served as Olympic and
Paralympic Games Selection Trials.Swan City product and former GPRC Wolves track and field star Mirelle Martens had the best finish of Wolves Athletics Club athletes.

 

 

 

Brazil welcomes the world with open arms

 

 North Korea Times     2016-07-10 kl. 20:37     34 words

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Today, exactly thirty days before the world's greatest sporting event is scheduled to begin, Brazil can say with confidence: we are ready to host the

Today, exactly thirty days before the world's greatest sporting event is scheduled to begin, Brazil can say with confidence: we are ready to host the. ...first Olympic and
Paralympic Games to take pl.

 

 

 

NIH funds Zika virus study involving U.S. Olympic team

 

 ImperialValleyNews     2016-07-10 kl. 20:27     581 words

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Washington, DC - Researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health will monitor potential Zika virus exposure among a subset of athletes, coaches and other U.S.

Olympic team. Washington, DC - Researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health will monitor potential Zika virus exposure among a subset of athletes, coaches and other U.S.Olympic Committee (USOC) staff attending the 2016 Summer Olympics and
Paralympics...

 

 

 

Heather Watson wins Wimbledon mixed doubles title to complete great day for Brits

 

 Irish Mirror     2016-07-10 kl. 20:23     114 words

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Heather Watson and Henri Kontinen clinched the Wimbledon mixed doubles title after a straight sets victory over Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Robert Farah. Watson and her Finnish partner edged a tight opening set 7-5 in the tiebreak.

Earlier in the day, Gordon Reid underlined his reputation as a big noise in wheelchair tennis after a 6-1 6-4 win over
Paralympic champion Stefan Olsson.Jacob Murtagh.

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Gordon Reid admits it is a "dream" come true after making Wimbledon history

 

 Irish Mirror     2016-07-10 kl. 19:53     329 words

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Gordon Reid was in dreamland after making Wimbledon history despite a restless night’s sleep.

Reid overcame reigning
Paralympic champion Stefan Olsson 6-1, 6-4 to win Wimbledon’s first ever wheelchair singles men’s final.

 

 

 

Doc: Rio seems like a no go

 

 Cincinnati Enquirer     2016-07-10 kl. 19:47     840 words

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A general view of the Barra Olympic Park during a venue tour in the Rio 2016 world press briefing. (Photo: Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports) It’s 25 days before the Olympics and things are not going well in Rio de Janeiro.

That was either shortly before or shortly after a
Paralympic cyclist was beaten and had her bike stolen.

 

 

 

Maui welcomes 2 warriors

 

 Maui News     2016-07-10 kl. 19:13     1110 words

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KAHULUI - After more than 70 surgeries and four years of hospital stays, Ralph DeQuebec, who lost his legs while fighting in Afghanistan, is finally on vacation. "We need a vacation.

DeQuebec is a member of the USA Hockey National Team Development Program and is vying for a spot on the National Sled Hockey Team and working toward the possibility of being a
Paralympian in 2018, according to the Vacations for Warriors website.

 

 

 

Pistorius' sister speaks out

 

 Manawatu Standard     2016-07-10 kl. 19:09     293 words

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The sister of South African Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius, who was sent back to jail for six years on Wednesday in what many viewed as a lenient sentence for murdering his girlfriend, said on Sunday that she was "grateful" to the judge.

The sister of South African
Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius, who was sent back to jail for six years on Wednesday in what many viewed as a lenient sentence for murdering his girlfriend, said on Sunday that she was "grateful" to the judge.Judge

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Andy Murray namechecked David Cameron in his Wimbledon victory speech and it didn't go down well

 

 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2016-07-10 kl. 19:08     255 words

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Once Andy Murray had stopped crying after his second Wimbledon win, it was time for him to say a few thank yous.

Murray. He's probably figuring that if even gets catcalls on Centre Court he's best off out of it. — Owen Gibson (@owen_g) July 10, 2016 Cameron getting booed not quite up there with Osborne at the
Paralympics or Blatter at the Olympics, but a decent...

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Exercise in childhood benefits those with cerebral palsy in later life

 

 MyInforms     2016-07-10 kl. 18:53     723 words

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South African Paralympic sprinter Dyan Buis has cerebral palsy. Wessel Oosthuizen/SaspaThere were two groups of athletes. First they… There were two groups of athletes. First they cycled for 30 seconds as fast as they could on a stationary bicycle.

South African
Paralympic sprinter Dyan Buis has cerebral palsy.... The other was a set of Paralympic athletes who have cerebral palsy, a neuro-muscular condition caused by damage to one of three areas of the brain before, during or immediately after...

 

 

 

Sister of jailed Pistorius grateful for judge's sentencing decision

 

 One News Page United Kingdom     2016-07-10 kl. 18:46     47 words

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(17 minutes ago) JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The sister of South African Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius, who was sent back to jail for six years on

The sister of South African
Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius, who was sent back to jail for six years on. ...Wednesday in what many viewed as a lenient sentence for murdering his girlfriend, said on Sunday that she was "grateful" to the judge.

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How do you play footgolf?

 

 itv.com     2016-07-10 kl. 18:34     86 words

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Football and golf are both popular sports - and for those who enjoy both - there's a new game combining the two - Footgolf. You play with a regular football but on a golf course.

Paralympic gold medalist.

 

 

 

Sister of jailed Pistorius grateful for judge's sentencing decision

 

 Reuters Africa     2016-07-10 kl. 18:30     307 words

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JOHANNESBURG, July 10 (Reuters) - The sister of South African Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius, who was sent back to jail for six years on Wednesday in

The sister of South African
Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius, who was sent back to jail for six years on Wednesday in. ...what many viewed as a lenient sentence for murdering his girlfriend, said on Sunday that she was "grateful" to the judge.

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Helensburgh’s Gordon Reid wins first Wimbledon Men’s Wheelchair Singles competition

 

 For Argyll.com     2016-07-10 kl. 18:24     124 words

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Helensburgh’s amazing athlete, Gordon Reid, has now added to his stellar record his win in the final of the first Men’s Wheelchair Singles championships.

It is breathtaking stuff and, as a nation, we remain indebted to Channel 4’s coverage of the London 2012
Paralympics – an event and a coverage that changed our understanding of and attitudes to disabled athletes, creating permanent support for

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Alternate take on the Olympics

 

 Knox Village Soup     2016-07-10 kl. 18:03     294 words

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Photo by: Niko von Glasow Matt Stuzman is an American archery competitor in the Paralympics. Rockland — Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St., will screen the 2013 documentary “My Way to Olympia” Thursday, July 21, at 6 p.m.

Photo by: Niko von Glasow Matt Stuzman is an American archery competitor in the
Paralympics.... Who better to cover the Paralympics, the international sporting event for athletes with physical and intellectual disabilities, than Niko von Glasow, the...

 

 

 

Reid creates Wimbledon history

 

 Lawn Tennis Association     2016-07-10 kl. 17:27     357 words

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Gordon Reid became the 2016 Wimbledon men’s wheelchair singles champion today - the inaugural Wimbledon men's wheelchair winner.

weekend and write his name into the history books.  The ever-improving Reid has now won two Grand Slam singles titles this year and could hardly be in better form ahead of the
Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro which are just two months away.

 

 

 

Video: Thousands of runners complete emotional Leeds 10k

 

 Yorkshire Post     2016-07-10 kl. 17:24     773 words

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A FLAG bearing the Yorkshire rose was used to wave thousands of fundraising runners off on a poignant tenth Leeds 10km run today - almost a decade on since one woman's cancer journey inspired the county.

Paralympic champion Hannah Cockroft MBE took part in the women's wheelchair race, which was won by Jade Jones (24:17), and Mark Telford (24:16) won the men's race.

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Thousands take to Leeds streets for annual Run For All

 

 itv.com     2016-07-10 kl. 17:10     59 words

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Thousands took to the streets of Leeds today for the annual Run for All race. Set up in memory of Jane Tomlinson, and now in its tenth year, the ten-kilometer run has now raised over £4 million for good causes.

Set up in memory of Jane Tomlinson, and now in its tenth year, the ten-kilometer run has now raised over £4 million for good causes.Among those taking part were former Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield, model Nell McAndrew and
paralympian Hannah

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Qantas Airlines Is Getting in the Olympic Spirit With These Pajamas

 

 Travel and Leisure     2016-07-10 kl. 17:01     183 words

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This August, athletes traveling to Rio will eat, breathe and sleep the Olympics . Thats why Qantas , Australias national carrier and official airline of the Australian Olympic Team, is providing passengers with limited edition Olympic-themed pajamas.

18, passengers in business class on the Los Angeles, San Francisco, Honolulu, Dallas routes and more will be offered the opportunity to be part of the PJ Olympic and
Paralympic cheer squad.

 

 

 

Ex-internal affairs minister will run for Tokyo governor

 

 Mainichi Daily News     2016-07-10 kl. 16:43     312 words

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TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Former internal affairs minister Hiroya Masuda said Sunday he has decided to run in the July 31 Tokyo gubernatorial election to pick a successor to Yoichi Masuzoe, who stepped down amid a political funds scandal.

The gubernatorial race is attracting attention as the capital prepares to host the 2020 Summer Olympics and
Paralympics, with the governor's four-year term set to expire during the Games.

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VIDEO: Gills stars and athletes try their hand at Footgolf - in aid of charity

 

 itv.com     2016-07-10 kl. 16:37     67 words

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A new charity is hoping to change lives and bring communities together through sport. Kent Sports Trust held its first event today in Sittingbourne. Competitors played a fairly new game called footgolf - which is becoming popular in the South East.

Nashreen spoke to Europe's leading Footgolfer Karl May, Steve Wolfe from the Kent Sports Trust,
Paralympian Charlotte Evans and Gillingham midfielder Jake Hessenthaler.

 

 

 

Teenagers in Japan cast ballots for 1st time in national election

 

 Kyodo     2016-07-10 kl. 16:35     98 words

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Teenagers went to the polls for a national election for the first time in Japan on Sunday, as 18- and 19-yer-olds became eligible to vote following an electoral law amendment lowering the minimum voting age from 20.

was Monika Seryu, an 18-year-old member of the Japanese canoe team for the Rio de Janeiro
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Flags for Local Athletes to be Signed

 

 Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation     2016-07-10 kl. 16:17     169 words

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10:14 AM by The Town of Caledon has made available flags to be signed for local athletes going to Olympics. (Caledon) - Want to cheer on our local Canadian athletes at the Summer Games in Rio?

(Caledon) - Want to cheer on our local Canadian athletes at the Summer Games in Rio?There's three flags for people to sign at Caledon rec centres that will be presented to three athletes as they compete in this summer's Olympics and
Paralympics.

 

 

 

Wimbledon 2016 LIVE: Andy Murray vs Milos Raonic - follow all the action from the final

 

 NewsGrio     2016-07-10 kl. 16:13     997 words

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Scuba divers loved being underwater so much they set up bedroom at the bottom of the sea What time is the Euro 2016 final? Portugal vs France TV channel information and more 1 hour ago 1 Key Events So Far 13:27 Murray vs Johnny Mac?

Th 24-year-old has beaten
Paralympic chamions Stefan Olsson 6-1 6-4 in front of a packed-out crowd on Court 17.

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Editorial: Unequal before the law

 

 City Press - News24     2016-07-10 kl. 15:09     397 words

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When the Supreme Court of Appeal converted former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius’ culpable homicide conviction to murder, judges went out of their way to

When the Supreme Court of Appeal converted former
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius’ culpable homicide conviction to murder, judges went out of their way to. ...protect the standing of High Court Judge Thokozile Masipa, saying their decision should not

 

 

 

Our top photos from Suffolk and Essex this week - Hampton Court Flower Show, NUT strikes and Newmarket Ladies Day

 

 Ely Standard     2016-07-10 kl. 15:04     179 words

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NUT Strike at Giles Circus Ipswich Spirit yachts, Ipswich Blaxhall British Motocross Championship Press Day. James Cottrell (left) and Elliott Banks-Browne Moët and Chandon July Festival. Newmarket Ladies Day.

Selected pupils at Whitton Community Primary School parade the
Paralympic Torch around their school.

 

 

 

ITU announce 17 qualifiers for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

 

 Inside The Games     2016-07-10 kl. 14:42     369 words

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Michael Pavitt Sunday, 10 July 2016 Seventeen athletes have been selected to receive places in Para-triathlon competition at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games by the International Triathlon Union's (ITU) Bipartite Selection Panel.

ITU announce 17 qualifiers for Rio 2016
Paralympic Games.... Michael Pavitt Sunday, 10 July 2016 Seventeen athletes have been selected to receive places in Para-triathlon competition at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games by the International Triathlon Union's...

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Gordon Reid powers past Stefan Olsson 6-1 6-4 to win first ever Wimbledon

 

 Daily Mail     2016-07-10 kl. 14:39     670 words

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Gordon Reid beat Stefan Olsson in straight sets to win Wimbledon title

Gordon Reid beat Stefan Olsson in straight sets to win Wimbledon's first wheelchair singles championship The 24-year-old looked in complete control as he brushed past the Swede 6-1, 6-4 on Court 17 Reigning
Paralympic champion Olsson was second best

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Gordon Reid makes history as he becomes first ever winner of the men’s wheelchair singles at Wimbledon

 

 NewsRT.co.uk     2016-07-10 kl. 14:24     117 words

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Gordon Reid has kicked off a momentous day for Great Britain at Wimbledon by winning the Men’s Wheelchair Singles.

Gordon Reid has kicked off a momentous day for Great Britain at Wimbledon by winning the Men’s Wheelchair Singles.The 24-year-old defeated reigning
Paralympic champion Stefan Olsson of Sweden in straight sets, 6-1 6-4, in front of a packed Court

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Derek Boosey: A proposed permanent home for the Modern Olympic Games

 

 Inside The Games     2016-07-10 kl. 13:50     1247 words

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Derek Boosey Sunday, 10 July 2016 In less than one month the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games will be declared open.

Naturally that also includes the
Paralympics.... The Media Village can be a totally Greek project, whereby they build the required apartment blocks - rent them to the world's media during the Summer Olympic Games and the following Paralympics and then...

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Wimbledon 2016: Gordon Reid wins Wimbledon wheelchair singles title

 

 BBC     2016-07-10 kl. 13:47     82 words

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Great Britain's Gordon Reid won his second Wimbledon title in as many days by adding the men's wheelchair singles to the doubles title he won alongside Alfie Hewett on Saturday.

Great Britain's Gordon Reid won his second Wimbledon title in as many days by adding the men's wheelchair singles to the doubles title he won alongside Alfie Hewett on Saturday.The 24-year-old Scot beat reigning
Paralympic champion Stefan Olsson 6-1

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Whitehead and three Germans show pre-Paralympic form by breaking world records in Leverkusen

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-07-10 kl. 13:42     321 words

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Britain's Richard Whitehead showed sensational pre-Paralympic form by breaking his own 200 metres T42 world record at the Beim Integrativen Sportfest in Leverkusen. The 39-year-old London 2012 gold medal winner clocked 23.46 seconds to take a huge 0.

Whitehead and three Germans show pre-
Paralympic form by breaking world records in Leverkusen.... Britain's Richard Whitehead showed sensational pre-Paralympic form by breaking his own 200 metres T42 world record at the Beim Integrativen Sportfest in...

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SA field athletes fine-tune in Europe

 

 SASCOC     2016-07-10 kl. 13:37     342 words

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By Two of South Africa’s leading para-athletes turned in some fine performances in Europe this week. Paralympics veteran Zanele Situ and fellow field athlete Tyrone Pillay were in action.

Paralympics veteran Zanele Situ and fellow field athlete Tyrone Pillay were in action.Situ, set for her fifth Paralympics in Rio later this year, had a personal best in the discus at a meeting in Slupsk, Poland with a throw of 14.71-metre, which was

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SoapsWhat To Watch This Weekend: Friday 8th July - Sunday 10th

 

 Closer Online     2016-07-10 kl. 13:00     1030 words

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From hairy hobbits and celebrity dates to the much anticipated finale of Love Island 2016... It's all going on this weekend! Have you got anything exciting planned this weekend? No?

A celebrity version of course, where the likes of TOWIE’s Jess Wright, Richard Blackwood from EastEnders, Esther Rantzen (who’s found life lonely since losing her beloved husband 15 years ago) and
paralympian silver medalist Will Bayley hope to

 

 

 

Budapest named as host of three major European Aquatics events in 2020

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-07-10 kl. 13:00     418 words

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Budapest will continue its growing status as a host of major swimming events after being awarded the 2020 European Aquatics Championships.

The city, currently bidding to hos the 2024 Summer Olympic and
Paralympics Games, hosted an International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Aquatics Gala in January and is the location for next year's FINA World Championships.

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Pascoe and Martin claim European silverware

 

 Royal Yachting Association     2016-07-10 kl. 12:44     651 words

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Megan Pascoe has added European Championship gold to her 2.4mR Open World Championship title on a successful weekend of Europeans action for the British Sailing Team.

Megan Pascoe has added European Championship gold to her 2.4mR Open World Championship title on a successful weekend of Europeans action for the British Sailing Team.Pascoe fended off a tough challenge from 2015 World Champion and 2004
Paralympic

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Olympic Games medals to be eco-friendly

 

 Caribbean News.Net     2016-07-10 kl. 11:53     127 words

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Rio de Janeiro, July 9 (IANS) The athletes in the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will be given medals that benefit from an innovative design, made from environmentally friendly materials, including recycled metal.

Rio de Janeiro, July 9 (IANS) The athletes in the 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will be given medals that benefit from an innovative design, made from environmentally friendly materials, including recycled metal.Furthermore,

 

 

 

Taunton Royal Marine with rare disease getting purpose built home thanks to charity

 

 Frome Standard     2016-07-10 kl. 11:40     583 words

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Comments (0) A Royal Marine who contracted a rare degenerative disease while serving in Afghanistan has been given a new home to help him as his condition deteriorates.

Not only will Phil be able to celebrate moving into a new home he has also just been selected to go to the
Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro for Ireland and will compete in shooting.... "Phil has worked incredibly hard and just yesterday we were able to announce that he has secured a place in the Ireland Paralympic...

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Star names set for Newham

 

 Noodls     2016-07-10 kl. 11:00     420 words

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Paralympic and European T44 100m gold medallist Jonnie Peacock (coach: Dan Pfaff) will be among 130 athletes competing at the Newham Parallel Success on Sunday 10 July.

Paralympic and European T44 100m gold medallist Jonnie Peacock (coach:...Paralympic Games in Rio in September....Mahlangu and Paralympic, world and European champion Richard Whitehead.... After an injury-hit 2015, Paralympic T44 long jump silver medallist Stef...

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Paralympian Heads To Stoke Mandeville For The Final Run Of His Worldwide Marathons

 

 Mix 96     2016-07-10 kl. 10:34     403 words

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Today, Stoke Mandeville Stadium will be the venue for a unique event as international Paralympic Gold medallist, Javi Conde faces the final stretch of

Paralympian Heads To Stoke Mandeville For The Final Run Of His Worldwide Marathons.... Today, Stoke Mandeville Stadium will be the venue for a unique event as international Paralympic Gold medallist, Javi Conde faces the final stretch of. ...his challenge...

 

 

 

Gustavo Fernandez targets Rio 2016 podium

 

 International Paralympic Committee     2016-07-10 kl. 10:28     464 words

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This year’s Roland Garros champion will be Argentina’s flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony of September’s Paralympic Games.

This year’s Roland Garros champion will be Argentina’s flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony of September’s
Paralympic Games.Double wheelchair tennis Parapan American champion Gustavo Fernandez is hoping to win a medal at the Rio 2016 Paralympic

 

 

 

France names 29 more athletes to Rio 2016

 

 International Paralympic Committee     2016-07-10 kl. 10:28     313 words

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The French Paralympic Committee announced their rosters for athletics, rowing, equestrian and archery.

The French
Paralympic Committee announced their rosters for athletics, rowing, equestrian and archery.The National Paralympic Committee (NPC) of France has announced an additional 29 athletes who will compete in the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in

 

 

 

What makes the perfect...throw?

 

 International Paralympic Committee     2016-07-10 kl. 10:28     1002 words

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Great Britain’s shot put and discus world record holder Aled Davies explains what it takes to deliver the best throw possible.

What makes the perfect...throw?Great Britain’s shot put and discus world record holder Aled Davies explains what it takes to deliver the best throw possible.Great Britain’s Aled Davies won
Paralympic discus gold and shot put ( F42 ) bronze at the

 

 

 

Mexico announce 66-strong delegation for Rio 2016

 

 International Paralympic Committee     2016-07-10 kl. 10:28     567 words

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Paralympic and world champions will headline Mexico’s delegation at September’s Paralympic Games. The Mexican Paralympic Committee announced the 66-strong delegation that will compete at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games .

Paralympic and world champions will headline Mexico’s delegation at September’s Paralympic Games.... The Mexican Paralympic Committee announced the 66-strong delegation that will compete at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games .In athletics , women’s shot put...

 

 

 

Sport Week: Four questions for Kosmala and Jacobsson

 

 International Paralympic Committee     2016-07-10 kl. 10:28     917 words

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Two of shooting’s most recognisable, and successful, athletes answer the same questions.

Two of shooting’s most recognisable, and successful, athletes answer the same questions.Sweden’s Jonas Jacobsson has won a medal at an incredible nine consecutive
Paralympic Games , whilst Australia’s Libby Kosmala competed at Toronto 1976

 

 

 

Ground breaking reforms In Australian Sport Governance

 

 Yachts and Yachting Online     2016-07-10 kl. 10:25     850 words

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Photo © Beau Outteridge Australian Sailing, formerly Yachting Australia, have announced the completion of the most important governance and management reforms in the sports' history.

"With a new organisation, eleven athletes selected for the Rio Olympics in August and athletes nominated for the
Paralympics in September to be named shortly, these are exciting times for sailing with many challenges and many opportunities.

 

 

 

Relay services give hearing-impaired taste of telephone access

 

 Japan Times     2016-07-10 kl. 10:16     586 words

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Kentaro Hayase, who was born with impaired hearing, could not understand what it was like to communicate over the phone.

He noted increased awareness of the need for society to engage people with disabilities after the April enforcement of a law aimed at eliminating discrimination against the disabled, and in the run-up to the 2020
Paralympics that Tokyo is hosting

 

 

 

Brazil military in Olympic patrol practice

 

 Philippine Daily Inquirer     2016-07-10 kl. 10:05     457 words

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July 10th, 2016 03:55 PM Brazilian Navy members exercise security measures as part of defense maneuvers against a possible terrorist attack along

July 10th, 2016 03:55 PM Brazilian Navy members exercise security measures as part of defense maneuvers against a possible terrorist attack along. ...Rio de Janeiro coast, in view of the Rio 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Games, on June 30, 2016 in Rio

 

 

 

Tokio Marine Insurance named Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games sponsor

 

 Masress.com     2016-07-10 kl. 09:51     213 words

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Japan-based Tokio Marine has been named an official sponsor of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, managing director of the Japanese insurer's affiliate in Egypt announced on Saturday.

Japan-based Tokio Marine has been named an official sponsor of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic and
Paralympic Games, managing director of the Japanese insurer's affiliate in Egypt announced on Saturday.Masaya Inagaki, Managing Director of Tokio Marine