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I februari började Marie Lander med racerunning. Fem månader senare blev hon europamästare.

 

 Trelleborgs Allehanda Plus     2016-07-22 kl. 03:46     569 words

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Racerunning är en sport som utövas med hjälp av en trehjulig springcykel. Med hjälp av cykeln kan personer med rörelsehinder ges möjlighet att springa.

Racerunning är ännu inte med i
Paralympics. -... De försöker få med sporten i Paralympics.... Jag hoppas att det blir så till nästa gång, säger Marie Lander, som drömmer om att få tävla i Tokyo 2020 där Paralympics hålls nästa gång efter Rio i september.

 

 

 

"Vi siktar på minst tre medaljer.

 

 Kristianstadsbladet Plus     2016-07-22 kl. 03:17     794 words

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Knappt har krutröken lagt sig på Wendesbanan i Norra Åsum innan det är dags för nästa pangmästerskap. Det pangades friskt på Wendesbanan för ett par veckor sedan när pistol-SM avgjordes där.

Jonas Jacobsson, med 17
paralympics-guld på kontot, väljer att ladda upp inför paralympics i Rio med att delta på skytte-SM. -... Värt att notera: Jonas Jacobsson, legendarisk paralympicer, förbereder sig inför Rio-äventyret med att vara med på SM.

 

 

 

Nytt ridcenter blir bas för forskning

 

 Linköpings universitet     2016-07-21 kl. 10:39     847 words

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Nyöppnade Smedstad ridsportcenter utanför Linköping kommer att bli Sveriges, och kanske världens, första forskningsanknutna ridskola. Vinnova har gett klartecken för ett tvåårigt samverkansprojekt med LiU.

handikappanpassad, liksom möjligheterna till samverkan med
Parasport Östergötland.

 

 

 

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Funding bombshell as Louie faces more surgery

 

 Pendle Today     2016-07-22 kl. 08:46     441 words

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Louie Jenkins, from Colne, is facing further surgery to his legs which he lost after contracting meningitis as a baby

But I may look at getting my own quote from a contractor to see if I can reduce the cost.” Louie, who is at Barrowford Primary School, has just been fitted with his first pair of running blades, similar to what
Paralympic athletes use.

 

 

 

Iberdrola commits to promoting women's sport in Spain

 

 Noodls     2016-07-22 kl. 08:41     755 words

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Iberdrola SA (via noodls) / Volver21/07/2016 It is the first company to make a global commitment to promoting the participation of women in every

UEFA EURO - World Cup - UEFA EURO. IBERDROLA is one of the leading sponsors of the Spanish
Paralympic Team and the Paralympic Sailing Team.... It has backed the Spanish Paralympic Team at the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Olympic Games and has renewed its...

 

 

 

Latin American Herald Tribune - Prosecutors to Appeal Again Pistorius Sentencing

 

 DailyMe.Com     2016-07-22 kl. 08:22     83 words

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NAIROBI South African prosecutors said on Thursday that they are to appeal against the six year jail sentence handed to South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius for murder.

NAIROBI South African prosecutors said on Thursday that they are to appeal against the six year jail sentence handed to South African
paralympian Oscar Pistorius for murder.In a decision that was largely expected, South African prosecutors have

 

 

 

Giving her all in and out of the pool

 

 PressReleasePoint     2016-07-22 kl. 08:18     485 words

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It has been an eventful year for 19-year-old Natalie Sims of Edina, Minnesota. First, high school graduation, and now she’s preparing for the biggest swimming competition of her life.

the United States
Paralympic swim team.... Paralympic Swimming Emerging Team and started competing in the Unites States and abroad.

 

 

 

Borel urges youths to rise above adversity »

 

 Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday     2016-07-22 kl. 08:00     575 words

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Pan Am Games gold medallist Cleopatra Borel has advised young people to “shake it off and step up” when faced with adversity.

speeches, including that of
Paralympic athlete Carlos Greene, Singh said, “Everything we do at this symposium is designed to provide this country with leaders.

 

 

 

Rodan needs $15,000 for proper Wheelchair

 

 Fiji Broadcasting Corporation     2016-07-22 kl. 07:58     147 words

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16:14 Today Taken from/By: Report by: Rohit Deo Para Olympian Mere Rodan is in need of close to $15,000 to be able to purchase a new Wheel Chair made for Table Tennis.

Paralympics in Brazil in September.

 

 

 

Former UConn standout Breanna Stewart wins top female on third try at ESPY Awards

 

 New Haven Register     2016-07-22 kl. 07:56     754 words

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LOS ANGELES >> Former UConn standout Breanna Stewart won best female athlete on her third try, beating WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne and two Olympians, swimmer Katie Ledecky and gymnast Simone Biles, at Wednesday’s ESPY Awards.

The Pat Tillman Award for Service was presented to
Paralympic swimmer Sgt.

 

 

 

Scheidies seeks another world title in paratriathlon

 

 Hometown Life     2016-07-22 kl. 07:46     1036 words

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Aaron Scheidies is on his way to what he hopes will be his 12th world championship in the sport of paratriathlon. When he competes Sunday in the Netherlands, the Farmington native likely will do so with extra vigor in the wake of recent disappointments.

Paralympic Games, but that was dashed by a series of events. “I guess I’ve moved on as much as I can,” Scheidies said. “I think having the paratriathlon world championships so soon afterward is probably a good thing. “It’s given me the

 

 

 

Look who’s coming back

 

 Sunshine Coast Daily     2016-07-22 kl. 07:39     127 words

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[embedded content] Its premier event on the calendar, the Sunshine Coast Winter Carnival has again attracted some of Australia's brightest prospects on the track and field.

Australian
Paralympians Lindsay Sutton and Jodi Elkington-Jones will also compete on the day, alongside Kiwi javelin thrower and Commonwealth Games silver medallist Stuart Farquhar.

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Daily News (web)

 

 

 

Release dates for Australian Olympic and Paralympic Teams $2 Coins

 

 Noodls     2016-07-22 kl. 07:33     197 words

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Royal Australian Mint (via noodls) / The Woolworths release dates for the Australian Olympic and Paralympic Teams coloured $2 coins are detailed

Release dates for Australian Olympic and
Paralympic Teams $2 Coins.... Royal Australian Mint (via noodls) / The Woolworths release dates for the Australian Olympic and Paralympic Teams coloured $2 coins are detailed. ...below:

 

 

 

The Oscar madness continues

 

 Citizen.co.za     2016-07-22 kl. 07:23     337 words

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There seems to be no end in sight to the Oscar Pistorius saga that has not only divided the nation, but has been traumatic for the families of the convicted murderer and the victim, Reeva Steenkamp.

In December, the NPA successfully petitioned the Supreme Court of Appeal to overturn the culpable homicide verdict and five-year sentence Masipa gave the former
Paralympian.

 

 

 

Nel 'hounding' Oscar

 

 Times Live South Africa     2016-07-22 kl. 06:33     692 words

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Hitting back at yesterday's announcement by the National Prosecuting Authority that it would appeal against Pistorius's sentence, his uncle, Arnold, said: "It's in Nel's character to do these things. What is not personal?

Arnold Pistorius said two courts had agreed that the
Paralympian had made a mistake, "which was shooting and killing Reeva".

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Herald Live (web) - RDM.co.za (web)

 

 

 

Political Mayhem Adds To Olympic Woes

 

 Global Finance Magazine     2016-07-22 kl. 06:28     423 words

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Despite the optimistic expectations in 2009, when Rio de Janeiro was chosen to host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, the competition in August is not likely to show Brazil in the best light.

35% of its security budget for the Games, even though the city is known for street gangs—an Australian
Paralympic athlete was recently robbed at gunpoint.

 

 

 

Singapore National Games: More than 10,000 sign up for this year's edition, a record

 

 Straits Times     2016-07-22 kl. 06:19     462 words

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SINGAPORE - This year's Singapore National Games (SNG) will truly be a national affair. Organisers on Friday announced that over 10,000 athletes have signed up to take part this year - a 20 per cent increase from the previous edition in 2014.

Singapore athletes including SEA Games volleyball women's captain Quek Soo Teng, SEA Games floorball champion Syazni Ramlee, Asean Para Games gold medallist Jason Chee and 2016
Paralympian Toh Sze Ning.... "In this year's iteration, we'll get to see members of the public, with diverse levels of experience, battle it out against our national athletes - some who won medals at the 28th SEA Games and 8th Asean Para Games, and also a Paralympian...

 

 

 

Naturals win series opener

 

 Springfield News-Leader     2016-07-22 kl. 06:07     324 words

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Calendar For July 22 – July 28, 2016

 

 Town-Crier Online     2016-07-22 kl. 06:04     2731 words

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y 23 • The Loxahatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will hike nine miles on the Apoxee Wilderness Trail (3125 N. Jog Road, West Palm Beach) on Saturday, July 23 at 8 a.m. Call (561) 859-1954 for more info.

For more info., visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/classes . • Learn how to play and experience
Paralympic sports such as boccia, wheelchair rugby and wheelchair basketball during Adapted Sports Day on Saturday, Aug.

 

 

 

2016-17 U.S. Natl Sled Hockey Team Roster Unveiled

 

 USA Hockey     2016-07-22 kl. 05:56     588 words

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Goaltender  Steve Cash  (Overland, Mo.), who backtopped the U.S. to two Paralympic gold medals (2010, 2014) and three IPC Sled Hockey World Championship gold medals (2009, 2012, 2015), is back for his 12th season.

Goaltender  Steve Cash  (Overland, Mo.), who backtopped the U.S. to two
Paralympic gold medals (2010, 2014) and three IPC Sled Hockey World Championship gold medals (2009, 2012, 2015), is back for his 12th season.Joining him in the crease will

 

 

 

Leo Burnett stitches together the world's anthems for Samsung

 

 AdNews     2016-07-22 kl. 05:55     109 words

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The campaign, by Leo Burnett Chicago and Sydney opens with a young girl from Australia singing a line of the Botswana national anthem while holding a Samsung Galaxy S7edge.

They include Australian boxer Shelly Watts, Brazilian surfer Gabriel Medina, French
paralympian in athletics Arnaud Assoumani, American track and field star Alysia Montano, British diver Tom Daley and Southern Sudan Track and Field athlete Margret

 

 

 

Shockers fall in regional opener

 

 Green Bay Press-Gazette     2016-07-22 kl. 05:31     520 words

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ABP announces City of Culture partnership at gateway to Europe

 

 All About Shipping     2016-07-22 kl. 05:26     2131 words

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Associations , Markets , Ports & Terminals , Trade and Commerce — By admin on July 21, 2016 at 4:53 PM l-r: Martin Green, CEO & Director,

Following on from the Olympics and
Paralympics, Commonwealth Games and the Tour de France in Yorkshire, Hull 2017 is the next major event in the nation’s cultural calendar.... Following on from the Olympics and Paralympics, Commonwealth Games and the...

 

 

 

New deadly ‘Super Bacteria’ in Rio Olympic waters

 

 Business Day Nigeria     2016-07-22 kl. 05:17     366 words

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With less than a month to the start of the Rio 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, almost all mentions of the games are accompanied by tangible concerns. Local government is haunted by corruption. Money is running dry.

Back in February, German
Paralympic sailor Heiko Kroeger claimed to have seen “domestic waste, sewage, dead rats and fish, used condoms” in the water, and recently said that with every splash of water, “it feels like there’s some alien

 

 

 

LOCAL SCOREBOARD: Sked July 22, scores July 21

 

 CourierPostOnline.com     2016-07-22 kl. 05:08     260 words

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