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Handikappidrott, Sverige

 

P4 Sommar laddar inför Rio

 

 Sveriges Radio Jönköping     2016-08-01 kl. 08:45     193 words

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I dag är det ju augusti, kräftornas månad, och i P4 Sommar lär vi oss allt om hur man ska koka dem. Och så laddar vi upp inför OS med skytten Jonas Jacobsson, som har 30 medaljer i Paralympics.

Och så laddar vi upp inför OS med skytten Jonas Jacobsson, som har 30 medaljer i
Paralympics.P4 Sommar är P4 Jönköping, P4 Kalmar, P4 Kronoberg och P4 Östergötlands gemensamma satsning under sex sommarveckor mellan klockan 9 och 13.

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OS-guld silver och brons

 

 Sörmlandsbygden     2016-08-01 kl. 06:00     654 words

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Fyra OS-guld, tre silver, två brons, världsrekord och VM-segrar tog Monika Sinander i Ålberga under sina tio år som tävlingssimmare. Hon var världens bästa simmerska inom parasporten på 1980-talet och hon simmar fortfarande, men inte lika snabbt.

På 1980-talet var inte medias bevakning särskilt stor när det gällde
parasport.... Han har fått epitetet handikappidrottens fader. -

 

 

 

Lyckat genrep för Seremetis

 

 Trelleborgs Allehanda     2016-08-01 kl. 03:12     521 words

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Sveriges goalballandslag stod för ett lovande genrep inför Paralympics när man tog brons i Intercup i Malmö i helgen. Trelleborgsbröderna Fatmir och Florim Seremeti ser med tillförsikt fram emot äventyret i Rio.

Sveriges goalballandslag stod för ett lovande genrep inför
Paralympics när man tog brons i Intercup i Malmö i helgen.... Det svenska landslaget hade siktat på att spela final på hemmaplan, men som nyblivna bronsmedaljörer får man istället sitta vid sidan och studera den kommande Paralympics...

 

 

 

Svensk bronsmedalj i goalball

 

 Skånska Dagbladet     2016-07-31 kl. 21:44     149 words

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Goalball I träningsturneringen för landslag i goalball i Kulladals sporthall tog det svenska laget med Fatmir Seremeti från Trelleborg en bronsmedalj. Man inledde med att vinna fyra matcher i rad.

Vi kommer att möta dem i
Paralympics, säger Fatmir Seremeti.... Turneringen var ett genrep inför Paralympics och åtta landslag deltog.... Sverige kommer att möta Turkiet och Algeriet i gruppspelet i Paralympics. -... Nu är det är små detaljer som ska till innan det är dags för Paralympics...

 

 

 

Han är bäst i världen på racerunning

 

 Eskilstuna-Kuriren     2016-07-31 kl. 20:00     690 words

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Råby-Rekarnes Wiktor Hanssen vann tidigare under sommaren guld på 200 meter i de öppna Europamästerskapen i racerunning.

Än så länge finns tävlingsformen inte med i
paralympics men det arbetas febrilt med att ändra på den saken.

 

 

 

Resultat från lördagens matcher

 

 Västerbottens-Kuriren     2016-07-31 kl. 11:21     2292 words

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Fotboll Här är alla resultat från lördagens matcher när Umeå Fotbollsfestival gick in i slutspelsskede.

Gammelstads IF 2-0. Para Grupp A Skellefteå
Parasport Förening -... Luleå HIF 3-0 Skellefteå Parasport Förening -... Skellefteå Parasport Förening 9-1 Tellus IF -

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Folkbladet.nu (web)

 

 

 

"Jag sköt dåligt med flit"

 

 SVT Nyheter     2016-07-31 kl. 10:35     462 words

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- Det är så kul att sätta griller i huvudet på motståndarna, säger Jonas Jacobsson som jagar sin 18:e paralympiska guldmedalj. Han är en skytt med förmågan att göra bättre resultat på tävling än på träning.

Det är så kul att sätta griller i huvudet på motståndarna, säger Jonas Jacobsson som jagar sin 18:e
paralympiska guldmedalj.... Under Paralympics...

 

 

 

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Music Monday with the USA’s David Blair

 

 International Paralympic Committee     2016-08-01 kl. 08:28     259 words

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The discus F44 world record holder reveals his musical tastes ahead of Rio 2016. The USA's David Blair in action during the men's discus F44 final at the 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha, Qatar.

The American only returned to track and field in 2015 after a 16-year break and now heads to his first
Paralympic Games in Rio as a key contender for gold.... That’s my hardcore music – I don’t always listen to that, but I’ll listen to it on occasion.” __ Sport fans from around the world can now buy their Paralympic...

 

 

 

U.S. Department of State Launches Paralympians #WithoutLimits Social Media Campaign (July 29, 2016)

 

 US Embassy Mongolia: Ulaanbaatar     2016-08-01 kl. 08:26     204 words

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Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC July 29, 2016 In the lead up to the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the U.S.

U.S. Department of State Launches
Paralympians #WithoutLimits Social Media Campaign (July 29, 2016).... Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC July 29, 2016 In the lead up to the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the U.S.Department of State, in collaboration with the International Paralympic...

 

 

 

World athletics tickets go on sale

 

 Noodls     2016-08-01 kl. 08:25     1046 words

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UK Athletics (via noodls) / 01 August 2016 1.5 million tickets go on sale for the World ParaAthletics Championships and IAAF World Championships London 2017.

Xavier Gonzalez, Chief Executive Officer of the International
Paralympic Committee, said:... Dave Weir, six-time Paralympic Gold medallist and six-time World Champion said:... 'The fact the World ParaAthletics Championships are happening in the same city in the same summer as the IAAF World Championships for first time ever shows just how far Paralympic...

 

 

 

MSC & ASC: Rio 2016 Serves up Responsibly Sourced Seafood

 

 Seafood.com News     2016-08-01 kl. 08:23     2357 words

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RIO DE JANEIRO--Attendees of the Olympic and Paralympic Games will enjoy sustainably and responsibly sourced seafood, thanks to an extraordinary effort by the Rio 2016 Olympic Organizing Committee and its partners.

RIO DE JANEIRO--Attendees of the Olympic and
Paralympic Games will enjoy sustainably and responsibly sourced seafood, thanks to an extraordinary effort by the Rio 2016 Olympic Organizing Committee and its partners.More than 70 tonnes, equivalent to

 

 

 

Koike vows to work with assembly as new Tokyo gov.

 

 Mainichi Daily News     2016-08-01 kl. 08:04     506 words

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TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The day after her election as Tokyo's first female governor, Yuriko Koike pledged Monday to work with metropolitan assembly members to implement her promised policies.

empowerment. The central government's top spokesman affirmed Monday the need to work with Koike toward the success of the 2020 Olympics and
Paralympics to be held in the capital.

 

 

 

The 20-year-old set to represent Ireland at the Rio Olympics

 

 The42     2016-08-01 kl. 07:32     1461 words

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Sailor Finn Lynch will represent Ireland in the Men's laser. Image: Dan Sheridan/INPHO BACK IN 2013, during an interview with The42 , Annalise Murphy was asked about other talented Irish sailors.

His brother Ben was also a sailor, and currently is a successful coach with the Irish
Paralympic team, while his girlfriend is a young Norwegian sailor who missed out on qualification for Rio but hopes to be ready for Tokyo in four years’ time.

 

 

 

'We all have a common goal': Meet the support team behind Australia's Olympic team

 

 ABC Online     2016-08-01 kl. 07:29     1741 words

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With just days until the Rio de Janeiro Games begin, many Australians, sports fans or not, are counting down until our athletes take to the Olympic arena.

'It's the Olympic gold they really want' "It's the culmination of four years of work; it's the pinnacle of any
Paralympian's sporting career to make it to a Paralympic Games," chef de mission of the Australian Paralympic team, Kate McLoughlin, says.

 

 

 

WATCH: Rowers get ready for Olympics

 

 Jacaranda 94.2     2016-08-01 kl. 07:15     96 words

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The Summer Olympic Games will be hosted in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from the 5th of August 5 to the 21st of August, 2016. The Paralympics follow on September 7 to 18, 2016.

The
Paralympics follow on September 7 to 18, 2016.The Rio 2016 opening ceremony will be at the world famous football (soccer) Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 5, 2016.

 

 

 

Women's pursuit team draw on Sarah Ulmer magic thanks to coach Cameron

 

 Unlimited Magazine     2016-08-01 kl. 07:08     820 words

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CHRISTEL YARDLEY/stuff.co.nz Rushlee Buchanan credits coach Brendon Cameron with lifting the New Zealand women's pursuit team to a new level which has them right in the Olympic medal mix in Rio.

The man barking instructions from inside the track - and offering soothing words of encouragement off it - is Cameron who took the coaching reins in May last year after five years running the
Paralympics high performance programme.

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NHK starts 4K, 8K high-definition test broadcasting (2016/8/1)

 

 Mainichi Daily News     2016-08-01 kl. 07:05     175 words

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TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japan's public broadcaster NHK on Monday started 4K and 8K ultra high-definition test broadcasting on its BS satellite channels, aiming to verify the technology and popularize it ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japan's public broadcaster NHK on Monday started 4K and 8K ultra high-definition test broadcasting on its BS satellite channels, aiming to verify the technology and popularize it ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and
Paralympics.The...

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Mainichi Daily News (web)

 

 

 

Koike's victory in Tokyo governor race a defeat for political parties

 

 Mainichi Daily News     2016-08-01 kl. 06:55     697 words

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The victory of former Defense Minister Yuriko Koike in the July 31 Tokyo gubernatorial election represents a clear defeat for both ruling and opposition parties.

The national government needs to build up mutual trust with the new governor in order to make the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and
Paralympics a success.

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What's a gold medal worth

 

 Latest Nigerian News.com     2016-08-01 kl. 06:54     17 words

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The making of the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic medals is a mix of art and science.

The making of the 2016 Rio Olympic and
Paralympic medals is a mix of art and science.CNN on Mon, 01 Aug.

 

 

 

Projected Zika Virus Importation After Travel to the Olympics

 

 Diabetes Care     2016-08-01 kl. 06:53     1190 words

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Ardath Grills, PhD; Stephanie Morrison, DrPH; Bradley Nelson, MS; Jennifer Miniota, MPH; Alexander Watts, PhD; Martin S. Cetron, MD | Disclosures Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

As of June 30, 2016, CDC had issued travel notices for 49 countries and U.S. territories across much of the Western hemisphere, including Brazil, where the 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Games (Games of the XXXI Olympiad, also known as Rio 2016;

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General Medicine eJournal (web)

 

 

 

Expert to Rio athletes: 'Don't put your head under water'

 

 Taiwan News Online     2016-08-01 kl. 06:52     2167 words

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Just days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human sewage

The AP's survey of the aquatic Olympic and
Paralympic venues has revealed consistent and dangerously high levels of viruses from the pollution, a major black eye on Rio's Olympic project that has set off alarm bells among sailors, rowers and

 

 

 

Unproven dietary supplements get a new champion: Olympic teams

 

 StatNews.com     2016-08-01 kl. 06:34     1930 words

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At least 14 Olympic sports federations overseas and in the United States, including USA Gymnastics and USA Track & Field, have recently signed

Herbalife, for example, is sponsoring more than 80 Olympians and
Paralympians, approximately double the number it had during the London Olympics in 2012.

 

 

 

Hanjin Travel is Official Hospitality Supplier for PyeongChang 2018

 

 PyeongChang 2018     2016-08-01 kl. 06:19     305 words

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PyeongChang, August 1 – Hanjin Travel ( www.kaltour.

PyeongChang, August 1 – Hanjin Travel ( www.kaltour.com ) has signed an agreement to join the list of domestic marketing sponsors to support the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and
Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) as Official

 

 

 

High-profile fashion designers outfit Olympians for Rio

 

 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette     2016-08-01 kl. 06:19     635 words

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On Friday, designer fashions will be at the forefront of pr