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Microsoft säger upp tusentals anställda

 

 Norra Skåne     2016-07-29 kl. 06:38     131 words

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LOKALT Ny ansökan för att få ordningsvakter BROBY Kommunen har sökt om att få ordningsvakter runt de olika flyktingboendena i Broby. Men som svar får de att de måste söka för varje enskild fastighet. TRAFIK Just nu lugnt i trafiken.

SPORT Bitarna ska på plats inför
Paralympics.NSK.

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Bitarna ska på plats inför Paralympics

 

 Skånska Dagbladet     2016-07-29 kl. 06:00     791 words

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I helgen genrepar det svenska landslaget i goalball i Kulladal. Lagkapten Fatmir Seremeti från Malmöföreningen FIFH har sett fram emot tävlingen, som är en del av uppladdningen inför Paralympics i Rio.

Bitarna ska på plats inför
Paralympics.... Lagkapten Fatmir Seremeti från Malmöföreningen FIFH har sett fram emot tävlingen, som är en del av uppladdningen inför Paralympics i Rio.-... USA kan bli en möjlig kvartsfinalmotståndare i Paralympics, menar...

 

 

 

Beachen ej kyrkans plats

 

 Barometern     2016-07-29 kl. 04:10     494 words

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Svenska kyrkan sänder ett team till Copacabana i Rio under OS, till en kostnad av flera hundra tusen kronor.

Uppgifterna om att Svenska kyrkan i utlandet (SKUT) sänder ett team till OS i år, och till de
paralympiska spelen en månad senare, väcker viss häpnad.

 

 

 

Skyttelegendaren: Jag får köpa papparollen

 

 Kristianstadsbladet Plus     2016-07-29 kl. 03:20     522 words

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Den 17-faldige Paralympics-guldmedaljören Jonas Jacobsson gör sitt tionde mästerskap i rad. Wendesbanan i Norra Åsum har celebert besök.

Den 17-faldige
Paralympics-guldmedaljören Jonas Jacobsson gör sitt tionde mästerskap i rad.... Wendesbanan i Norra Åsum har celebert besök.Som en del av förberedelserna inför Paralympics i Rio är mästerskyttarna Jonas Jacobsson och Håkan Gustafsson på...

 

 

 

Information till dig som ska besöka Brasilien under OS

 

 Krisinformation     2016-07-28 kl. 13:28     400 words

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Mellan den 5 och 21 augusti pågår OS i Rio de Janeiro. Här har vi samlat information, råd och för dig som besöker landet under OS. Sveriges ambassad i Brasilien uppger att kriminaliteten är hög i landet.

Infektionsrisker. Inför OS och
Paralympics i Brasilien har Europeiska smittskyddsmyndigheten (ECDC) och Världshälsoorganisationen (WHO) tagit fram råd och rekommendationer kring vad man bör tänka på vid besök i landet.

 

 

 

Längtar till Rio: "Blir jättestort"

 

 Östgöta Correspondenten     2016-07-28 kl. 12:05     502 words

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Maria Bjurström från Mjölby ska delta i Paralympics i Rio i september och 23-åringens längtan är stor. /"Jag går och tänker på det hela tiden/", säger hon.

Längtar till Rio: "Blir jättestort". Maria Bjurström från Mjölby ska delta i
Paralympics i Rio i september och 23-åringens längtan är stor. /"Jag går och tänker på det hela tiden/", säger hon.Mjölbydottern Maria Bjurström lider av en grav...

 

 

 

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Russian delegation head: Necessary measures taken to protect athletes from Zika virus

 

 Tass.ru     2016-07-29 kl. 08:32     337 words

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RIO DE JANEIRO, July 29. /TASS/.

The
Paralympic Games will be held on September 7-18. {{item.group_date}} Показать еще Твитнуть Top News July 28, 21:22 Russian Defense Ministry explains approaches to operation in Syria July 28, 21:22 July 28, 16:42 Russian State

 

 

 

Rwanda: Sports Minister Tips Athletes to Shine in Rio

 

 AllAfrica.com     2016-07-29 kl. 08:08     348 words

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The Minister of Sports and Culture Julienne Uwacu handed over the national flag to the Olympic and Paralympic teams, which will represent Rwanda at the forthcoming 2016 Rio Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Brazil.

The Minister of Sports and Culture Julienne Uwacu handed over the national flag to the Olympic and
Paralympic teams, which will represent Rwanda at the forthcoming 2016 Rio Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Brazil.The flag hand-over ceremony

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The Hershey's (HSY) CEO J.P. Bilbrey on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

 

 Seeking Alpha     2016-07-29 kl. 07:46     9980 words

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The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY ) Q2 2016 Earnings Conference Call July 28, 2016 08:00 ET Executives Mark Pogharian - Investor Relations J.P.

Olympic and
Paralympic teams.... Paralympic gold medalist, Mallory Weggemann.

 

 

 

Fire starter

 

 HT Syndication     2016-07-29 kl. 07:44     145 words

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IN the months leading up to the Olympics, the torch relay witnessed athletes like Jean Padilha, the table tennis player, who will participate in the 2016 Rio
Paralympics join in as a Torchbearer and move forward on a wheelchair.

 

 

 

Brock Athlete Olympic Send-off

 

 Brock University     2016-07-29 kl. 07:30     135 words

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Join us in sending off Brock athletes headed to Rio! August 2nd at 3pm in Guernsey Market Six current and former Brock athletes are headed to the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.

August 2nd at 3pm in Guernsey Market Six current and former Brock athletes are headed to the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.Jessica Lewis:  Brock student, track racing,
Paralympics, Team Bermuda Michelle Fazzari and Jasmine Mian:

 

 

 

Daiwa House Industry Becomes an Official Partner of Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

 

 KXXV-TV     2016-07-29 kl. 07:24     319 words

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SOURCE Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd. OSAKA, Japan (Photo: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M000427/201607272889/_prw_OI1fl_2IM4zKfg.

Daiwa House Industry Becomes an Official Partner of Tokyo 2020 Olympic and
Paralympic Games.... Agreement program: Tokyo - Agreement details: Official Partner (Construction & Residential Development) The Partner will promote the Olympic and Paralympic movements, support the Japan Olympic and Paralympic teams, and contribute to the success of Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic...

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Panasonic forges ahead in Visual Communications Segment with HDVC-VC 1000SX

 

 India Infoline     2016-07-29 kl. 07:16     415 words

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Panasonic India’s expanding B2B portrofilio is to be further enhanced by its latest offering in the HD Visual Commumincations Systems segment.

over the years, Panasonic’s HD Video Conferencing Unit has been selected by the  International Olympic Committee (IOC)  for use at the Summer Olympics and the  Organising Committee of the Olympic and
Paralympic Games   (OCOG ).

 

 

 

Carthage athlete looks to Tokyo after 2016 Paralympics bid

 

 Tacoma News Tribune     2016-07-29 kl. 07:08     1632 words

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It was time for the girls' 50-meter freestyle, and Haven Shepherd was on the block at the edge of Schifferdecker Pool in Joplin. The buzzer sounded. Swimmers dived into the water.

Carthage athlete looks to Tokyo after 2016
Paralympics bid.... She has become a competitive swimmer, and last month she even participated in the 2016 Paralympics trials for a chance to compete in Rio de Janeiro for Team USA before making the Tokyo games...

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Surprise archer with one arm headed to Rio for Paralympics

 

 12News.com     2016-07-29 kl. 07:02     628 words

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Archer Eric Bennett from Surprise is headed to Rio to represent the United States in the Paralympics. (Photo: Courtesy of Eric Bennett) SURPRISE, Ariz.

Surprise archer with one arm headed to Rio for
Paralympics.... Archer Eric Bennett from Surprise is headed to Rio to represent the United States in the Paralympics.... Archer Eric Bennett of Surprise is the current Para World Archery Champion, a two-time Paralympian...

 

 

 

Daiwa House Industry Becomes an Official Partner of Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

 

 WorldNetDaily     2016-07-29 kl. 07:01     554 words

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OSAKA, Japan , July 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd.

Daiwa House Industry Becomes an Official Partner of Tokyo 2020 Olympic and
Paralympic Games.... Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd.has entered into an agreement with the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in relation to the Tokyo...

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Inspiring millions one piano key at a time

 

 WKBW News 7     2016-07-29 kl. 07:00     192 words

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - For Sujeet Desai music is more than a passion. "Well I want to be a musician," Desai told 7 Eyewitness News. For this Williamsville man living with down syndrome it’s a way of life.

Suj was one of 13 musicians selected to play in London and be featured in a commercial for the 2016
Paralympics.

 

 

 

Olympics: Staying afloat

 

 Livemint.com     2016-07-29 kl. 06:48     1328 words

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Suyash Jadhav lost both his hands in an accident. But that didn’t stop him from swimming like a champion When the moment came, he slipped.

But that didn’t stop him from swimming like a champion When the moment came, he slipped.Suyash Jadhav had qualified for the Rio
Paralympics (7-18 September) and was looking to cement his position as a front-runner for the quadrennial event.

 

 

 

Milne aims to make Australia proud

 

 FoxSports.com.au     2016-07-29 kl. 06:44     23 words

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AUSTRALIA will send its first archer in 12 years to the Paralympics, after naming Jonathon Milne in its 170-athlete squad for Rio.

AUSTRALIA will send its first archer in 12 years to the
Paralympics, after naming Jonathon Milne in its 170-athlete squad for Rio.

 

 

 

Archer Milne aims to make Australia proud

 

 Daily Telegraph Australia     2016-07-29 kl. 06:38     499 words

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AUSTRALIA will send its first archer in 12 years to the Paralympics, after naming Jonathon Milne in its 170-athlete squad for Rio.

AUSTRALIA will send its first archer in 12 years to the
Paralympics, after naming Jonathon Milne in its 170-athlete squad for Rio.Today’s announcement caps a whirlwind career for the 30-year-old from western Sydney, who only took up archery three

 

 

 

Exclusive: See Team USA's Olympic opening ceremony uniforms

 

 USA TODAY     2016-07-29 kl. 06:03     670 words

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Olympians Ryan Lochte, Melissa Stockwell, Connor Fields, April Ross, Jordan Burroughs and Haley Anderson wear the Ralph Lauren Team USA Opening Ceremony uniforms.

Olympics and
Paralympics) needed to outfit U.S. athletes and officials. “So much of the (clothing) manufacturing has gone overseas,” says Lauren.

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[Editorial] Halting the Olympics-Zika virus bandwagon

 

 Lancet     2016-07-29 kl. 05:31     64 words

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For Rio 2016, the XXXI Olympics taking place from Aug 5–21 and Paralympics from Sept 7–18, the sporting activity cannot start soon enough.

For Rio 2016, the XXXI Olympics taking place from Aug 5–21 and
Paralympics from Sept 7–18, the sporting activity cannot start soon enough.Even by Olympic standards, there has been unprecedented controversy in the lead-up to the games: the

 

 

 

New School Sport category for Herefordshire & Worcestershire Sports Awards

 

 Evesham Observer     2016-07-29 kl. 05:05     437 words

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The Worcestershire School Games were once again a big success.

Paralympic Swimmer Kate Grey, who was guest of honour at both the Worcestershire and Herefordshire School Games, emphasised: “Sport isn't always about winning.

 

 

 

RioReady Olympic and Paralympic Fan Zone at Bear Mountain

 

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Event Details Aug 05 - Aug 21 Westin Bear Mountain 1999 Country Club Way Watch live Rio Action in the Olympic and Paralympic Fan Zone at Bear Mountain. Join the City of Langford and its partners in supporting our Canadian athletes!

RioReady Olympic and
Paralympic Fan Zone at Bear Mountain.... Aug 21 Westin Bear Mountain 1999 Country Club Way Watch live Rio Action in the Olympic and Paralympic Fan Zone at Bear Mountain.

 

 

 

Volleyballer Sergey Tetyukhin named Russia's flag bearer in Rio

 

 Equilibrio Informativo     2016-07-29 kl. 04:41     540 words

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The Moroccan-born athlete, who once served a three-year ban for doping, will not travel to his maiden Olympics after missing a third random doping control in one year. Reports from Japan and Italy were more welcoming to the Russian team.

The
Paralympic Games will be held September 7-18, 2016.

 

 

 

Brazil beat Boomers in Rio warm-up (AAP)

 

 Yahoo! News Australia     2016-07-29 kl. 04:31     297 words

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, 12:02 pm Video Rio security scare just days out from Olympics Brazil have given Australia's male basketballers a hard dose of reality barely a week out from the Rio Olympics, beating the Boomers by 29 points in a warm-up game in Sao Paulo.

Video Athletes countdown days to Rio
Paralympics Joe Ingles was with the team but did not play, having only flown to South America on Wednesday following the birth of baby twins.

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Russia's depleted team en route to Rio: 'We're after medals'

 

 Solonews.net     2016-07-29 kl. 03:50     462 words

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Earlier, Igor Kazikov, the head of Russia's Rio 2016 Olympic delegation, said the flag bearer for Russia's team at the Rio Olympics opening ceremony would be chosen on August 3, following the national flag-raising ceremony in the Olympic village.

Given the significance of the roles that are up for grabs, with the winners having votes, for example, in the choice of the 2024 Olympic and
Paralympic host-city, it is somewhat disconcerting to see that the IOC apparently thinks athletes need to be

 

 

 

Aussie Olympians told to ignore Russians (AAP)

 

 Yahoo! News Australia     2016-07-29 kl. 03:41     448 words

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, 11:08 am Video Athletes countdown days to Rio Paralympics A day after making peace with Brazil, Australia has launched a war of words with Russia.

Aussie Olympians told to ignore Russians (AAP). , 11:08 am Video Athletes countdown days to Rio
Paralympics A day after making peace with Brazil, Australia has launched a war of words with Russia.Australian Olympic team chef de mission Kitty Chiller

 

 

 

Gallery: Olympic competition venues

 

 KXAN     2016-07-29 kl. 03:26     6591 words

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Rio Olympics Venues View as list View as gallery Open Gallery FILE - This April 4, 2016 file photo shows the inside of the Olympic Aquatics Stadium during a foreign media tour inside Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

6, 2015. The venue is part of the sports complex that will stage competitions for dressage, cross-country and jumping at the Olympics and
Paralympics.... 5, 2016, administrators of the iconic stadium said that they have fired 75% of their staff allegedly over preparations for the next Olympic and Paralympic...

 

 

 

Brazilian Inspired Recipes

 

 Impact Magazine     2016-07-29 kl. 03:26     914 words

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Gold, Silver and Bronze recipes to feed your summer games  By Michelle Tchea When it comes to food, Brazil is a melting pot of flavours, combining Portuguese, African and even Asian ingredients for some of the most colourful and exuberant dishes.

With the 2016 Rio Olympics and
Paralympics rolling up this summer, here are three winning recipes inspired from the streets of Brazil.

 

 

 

Making of an Olympian: Cameron Leslie

 

 New Zealand Herald     2016-07-29 kl. 03:24     219 words

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In the fifth and final part of the Herald series Making of a Olympian, the spotlight falls on Paralympian Cameron Leslie. He's preparing for his third Paralympics, having won medley swimming gold medals at both Beijing in 2008 and London four years ago.

Cameron Leslie. In the fifth and final part of the Herald series Making of a Olympian, the spotlight falls on
Paralympian Cameron Leslie.... He's preparing for his third Paralympics, having won medley swimming gold medals at both Beijing in 2008 and...

 

 

 

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