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PreO truppen till VM i Strömstad är uttagen

 

 Svenska Orienteringsförbundet     2016-07-18 kl. 01:19     174 words

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PreO:s UK har nominerat det svenska landslaget till TrailO-VM som avgörs samtidigt som orienteringslöparnas VM i Strömstad. Truppen består av totalt 10 tävlande varav fyra i Paralympic klassen.

Truppen består av totalt 10 tävlande varav fyra i
Paralympic klassen.Det är idel erfarna mästerskapsdeltagare som är uttagna.... Inga Gunnarsson, OK Pan Kristianstad, PreO/Paralympic Ola Jansson, Björklinge SOK, PreO/Paralympic Michael Johansson Vänersborgs SK, PreO/Paralympic Rolf Karlsson, Surahammars SOK, PreO/Paralympic...

 

 

 

Maja bäst när det gäller

 

 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2016-07-17 kl. 17:28     340 words

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Många motståndare på vägen fram. Skador, konkurrenter, vindar och värme. Men Maja Nilsson är bäst när det gäller, skriver Jens Bollius om Motalas Europamästarinna.

Det kan också bli guld i
Paralympics genom någon av Team Motalas duktiga bordtennisspelare.

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Östgöta Correspondenten (web)

 

 

 

Förbereder krav på rysk OS-uteslutning

 

 SVT Nyheter     2016-07-17 kl. 09:56     333 words

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Nästa vecka offentliggörs rapporten som utrett anklagelserna om att den ryska staten tillåtit - och hjälpt till att mörka - dopning vid OS i Sotji 2014.

Det enda lämpliga, och tillåtna, beslutet att fatta under dessa nya omständigheter är för IOK att omedelbart stänga av den ryska olympiska kommittén och den ryska
paralympiska kommittén från OS-rörelsen och förklara att ingen idrottare

 

 

 

Intl news

 

Breaking Seriously Wounded Royal Marine from EastbourneTo Represent Team GB

 

 East Bourne Independent.co.uk     2016-07-18 kl. 08:53     384 words

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A former Royal Marine who was blown up in Afghanistan eight years ago has been selected to compete at this year's Paralympic Games in Rio.

A former Royal Marine who was blown up in Afghanistan eight years ago has been selected to compete at this year's
Paralympic Games in Rio.Joe Townsend, who suffered serious injuries including the loss of both legs, has been named in the 11-strong

 

 

 

1,000 take part in ‘Community Volunteer & Paralimpiad’ Run

 

 New Sarawak Tribune     2016-07-18 kl. 08:44     139 words

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Datuk Hajah Fatimah Abdullah (holding flag, right) posing with the 7km category runners.

A total of 1,000 volunteers and
paralympic athletes participated in SUKMA’s “Community Volunteer & Paralimpiad” Run which began and ended at Padang Merdeka here yesterday.

 

 

 

VLeague Para-athletes turn up at V-League

 

 ABS-CBN SPORTS     2016-07-18 kl. 08:37     424 words

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VLeague By Para-athletes graced the V-League's bronze medal series opener between Balipure and Laoag City at the Philsports Arena last July 13 (Photo courtesy of Al S. Neri).

native of Laurel, Batangas, a double sprints gold medalist in wheelchair-racing, the 100 and 200m, in the last Asean
paralympic meet in Singapore last year.    Panaligan, Opena, a silver-medalist in some Asean competitions also in the 100 and 200m

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ABS-CBN SPORTS (web)

 

 

 

Kenya: Old man whose wheelchair can only move in reverse

 

 East African Standard     2016-07-18 kl. 08:04     405 words

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James Kinuthia at his home in Kawaida village, just a few metres from Riara River in Kiambu.  (Photo:  Fidelis Kabunyi/Standard)  For James Kinuthia, 64, trouble came in threes.

But his misery was recently eased after
paralympics champion Henry Wanyoike donated a new wheelchair.

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East African Standard (web) - East African Standard (web)

 

 

 

The Beauty of "Game of Thrones" in "We Live in a Beautiful World"

 

 Fooyoh     2016-07-18 kl. 07:39     77 words

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The Best News Bloopers You Can't Miss We're The Superhumans Trailer For Rio Paralympics 2016 Paranormal Activity as a VR Game is Extremely

The Best News Bloopers You Can't Miss We're The Superhumans Trailer For Rio
Paralympics 2016 Paranormal Activity as a VR Game is Extremely. ...Scary These Wingmen May Be Hotter Than Your Target The Most WTF Animal Names Ever This is Everything You

 

 

 

We're The Superhumans Trailer For Rio Paralympics 2016

 

 Fooyoh     2016-07-18 kl. 07:39     12 words

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Behind The Scenes Footage of Star Wars: Rogue One Reveals More

We're The Superhumans Trailer For Rio
Paralympics 2016.

 

 

 

Rio Mayor Tells Pokemon: ‘Come to Brazil’ for Olympics

 

 KFQD 750     2016-07-18 kl. 07:23     247 words

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iStockThinkstock (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Brazilians have long been known for imploring celebrities to visit their country — indeed, they’re famous for it.

While the Olympics and
Paralympics already have a pair of mascots, the mayor called for a different type of creature to hit the (virtual) streets of Rio:

 

 

 

Tesch guns for Games gold despite Rio scare

 

 Newcastle Herald     2016-07-18 kl. 07:02     449 words

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Gunpoint robbery, gold medals and going to Rio - what's next for seven-time Hunter-raised Paralympian Liesl Tesch. It will take more than gunpoint robbery to stop Liesl Tesch from a gold medal defence at her seventh Paralympic Games.

Gunpoint robbery, gold medals and going to Rio - what's next for seven-time Hunter-raised
Paralympian Liesl Tesch.... It will take more than gunpoint robbery to stop Liesl Tesch from a gold medal defence at her seventh Paralympic Games.The 47-year-old,...

 

 

 

WADA to Publish McLaren Report -- Monday Memo...

 

 Around The Rings     2016-07-18 kl. 06:29     852 words

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(ATR) The World Anti-Doping Agency will release its highly-anticipated McLaren report on Monday, July 18.

"Twenty years has gone by so fast, I used to come down to the park every night... it was a wonderful, once in a lifetime experience that I couldn’t pass up. “ Olympians and
Paralympians from 1996 were among those invited to the anniversary,

 

 

 

Local powerlifter inspires others

 

 WTVA-TV     2016-07-18 kl. 06:28     547 words

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TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - The word powerlifter conjures up images of men with Herculean strength lifting obscene amounts of weight. Drake West does not fit that image.  The 21 year old from Amory refuses to be solely defined by his physical condition.

There is one sad note to Drake's inspirational story.  His dedication earned him an invite to October's World Powerlifting Association (WPA) championships in Portland, Oregon in the
Paralympian division.  Right now, he lacks the funds to make the

 

 

 

Train like an Olympian with thrower Renee Foessel

 

 Toronto Star Online     2016-07-18 kl. 06:13     555 words

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Rio-bound track and field Olympian Renee Foessel trains for the discus at the Toronto Track and Field Centre at York University.   ( J.P.

7.   ( J.P. Moczulski / The Toronto Star )   This is part of the Star’s weekly series leading up to the Rio Olympics and
Paralympics, focusing on athletes’ diets, fitness routines and mental health....pumping.” In September, Foessel heads to Rio to compete in the discus event at the Paralympic...

 

 

 

Ad Stand: Persuasion economy and the tool of human stories

 

 Best Media Info     2016-07-18 kl. 06:09     710 words

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Advertising and communication try to make this alteration in behaviour longer lasting.

Not Just Do It, but #YesICan Channel 4, the broadcaster for Rio Olympics, has created what Nike couldn’t for
Paralympic Athletes.... The Paralympians demonstrate a wide variety of athletic feats – high jump, weight lifting, and archery as well doing...

 

 

 

Starkey gala attracts dozens of stars to focus on the good

 

 Minneapolis Star Tribune     2016-07-18 kl. 05:26     485 words

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During a rough year for Starkey Hearing Technologies, founder Bill Austin told locals gathered outside the RiverCentre in St. Paul that Sunday’s black-tie gala was about “focusing on the good.

U.S.
paralympic gold medalist and local Mallory Weggemann paused from her Rio Olympics training to attend the gala.

 

 

 

Brazil launches app for Olympic athletes, visitors to...

 

 Enterprise Innovation     2016-07-18 kl. 05:14     550 words

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Brazilians and international attendees of the Olympic and Paralympic Games next month will have the opportunity to self-monitor and report symptoms typical of known epidemics.

Brazil launches app for Olympic athletes, visitors to...Brazilians and international attendees of the Olympic and
Paralympic Games next month will have the opportunity to self-monitor and report symptoms typical of known epidemics.The Secretary of

 

 

 

Three Months to Go: Checking in on Rio’s Olympic Legacy Promises

 

 RioOnWatch     2016-07-18 kl. 05:03     1560 words

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Clique aqui para Português “To deliver excellent Games, with memorable celebrations, that will enhance the global image of Brazil and promote

Olympic and
Paralympic Movements.” — Rio 2016 mission statement “The Rio 2016 Olympics will be the ultimate Legacy Games.” —  City of Rio Building on a trend developed at recent mega-events, the city of Rio and Olympics organizers have

 

 

 

Nathan Stein wins S10 100-metre freestyle

 

 Inside Toronto     2016-07-18 kl. 04:43     280 words

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GATINEAU, Que. — Nathan Stein won the S10 100-metre freestyle in 54.42 seconds during Sunday's final day of competition at the 2016 Can Am para-swimming championships.

race which he hopes will result in a podium finish at the
Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.... Stein won a silver medal in the 50 freestyle at the 2012 London Paralympics and was a bronze medallist in the 100 freestyle at the 2015 IPC Swimming World...

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Canadian Paralympian Nathan Stein wins S10 100-metre freestyle (Yahoo Sports)

 

 Yahoo!Xtra     2016-07-18 kl. 04:36     89 words

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Nathan Stein won the S10 100-metre freestyle in 54.42 seconds during Sunday's final day of competition at the 2016 Can Am para-swimming championships.

Canadian
Paralympian Nathan Stein wins S10 100-metre freestyle (Yahoo Sports)....will result in a podium finish at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.... Stein won a silver medal in the 50 freestyle at the 2012 London Paralympics and was a bronze...

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Canadian Paralympian Nathan Stein wins S10 100-metre freestyle

 

 CJAD 800     2016-07-18 kl. 04:33     284 words

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The Canadian Press GATINEAU, Que. — Nathan Stein won the S10 100-metre freestyle in 54.42 seconds during Sunday's final day of competition at the 2016 Can Am para-swimming championships.

Canadian
Paralympian Nathan Stein wins S10 100-metre freestyle....minor tweaks in the race which he hopes will result in a podium finish at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.... Stein won a silver medal in the 50 freestyle at the 2012 London Paralympics...

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Google 放弃研发高端 VR 设备?并没有 | 极客早知道 2016 7 18

 

 Yunjuu.com     2016-07-18 kl. 04:33     374 words

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been poised for an equally eyebrow-raising mascot to helm the 2016 Summer Olympics and
Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro,

 

 

 

Mumbai: 30-year-old who came third in National Paralympic Swimming to resume studies after 12-years

 

 NewsR.in     2016-07-18 kl. 04:30     25 words

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(24 minutes ago) Bhayander resident Nisha Gupta had to quit studies in 2004 after an accident left her paralysed from waist down.

Mumbai: 30-year-old who came third in National
Paralympic Swimming to resume studies after 12-years.

 

 

 

Why silver is worse than bronze in the Olympics according to new study

 

 Daily Mail     2016-07-18 kl. 04:26     38 words

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18.07.2016 01:31:59 The study was based on the perceived happiness of the winners at the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics. Volunteers were asked to look at the facial expression of athletes.

18.07.2016 01:31:59 The study was based on the perceived happiness of the winners at the London 2012 Olympics and
Paralympics.

 

 

 

Mumbai: 30-year-old who came third in National Paralympic Swimming to resume studies after 12-years

 

 DNA India     2016-07-18 kl. 04:22