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OS-hopp bestulen och spydd på i Rio

 

 Expressen     2016-08-03 kl. 09:34     292 words

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Den kinesiska häcklöparen Shi Dongpeng hade dubbel otur under uppladdningen inför OS i Rio de Janeiro, rapporterar Daily Mail. Först kom en okänd man fram och kräktes på honom - sedan blev han rånad på sitt bagage.

I slutet på juni blev australiska seglaren Liesl Tesch, som ska tävla i
Paralympics om några månader, rånade under pistolhot i stadens centrala kvarter.

 

 

 

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Polo Ralph Lauren Presents New Apparel Concept for the Olympic Games 2016

 

 Azyaa Mode     2016-08-04 kl. 08:49     415 words

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As the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is fast-approaching, Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE: RL) and the United States Olympic Committee

Polo Ralph Lauren has been an official outfitter of the U.S Olympic and
Paralympic Teams since 2008, luxuriously designing a wide array of sportswear pieces and celebratory numbers for men, woman and children.... Olympic and Paralympic Teams.

 

 

 

What did we do with all the stuff we built for the 2012 Olympics?

 

 Evening Echo     2016-08-04 kl. 08:47     1166 words

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Cast your mind back to the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games in London and you’ll probably recall the glorious feats of athleticism, a national sense

What did we do with all the stuff we built for the 2012 Olympics?Cast your mind back to the 2012 Olympic and
Paralympic games in London and you’ll probably recall the glorious feats of athleticism, a national sense. ...of unity derived from shared

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AOL UK (web)

 

 

 

PARALYMPICS: Golden boy McKillop out to add to medal haul in Rio

 

 Carrick Times     2016-08-04 kl. 08:33     242 words

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Michael McKillop celebrates winning gold in London, four years ago.

PARALYMPICS: Golden boy McKillop out to add to medal haul in Rio.... Michael McKillop celebrates winning gold in London, four years ago.Stephen Gamble Paralympic...

 

 

 

Claire set for Rio reward

 

 Gatton Star     2016-08-04 kl. 08:11     224 words

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ATHLETE Claire Keefer had to wait four years longer than hoped but will now get the chance to compete at the Paralympics.

ATHLETE Claire Keefer had to wait four years longer than hoped but will now get the chance to compete at the
Paralympics.The Toowoomba-based athlete who trains regularly in Ipswich was this week confirmed as a member of the Australian athletics team

 

 

 

Communisis PLC : Interim Results

 

 InvestEgate     2016-08-04 kl. 08:11     5767 words

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Communisis plc ("Communisis" or the "Group") Interim Results for the six months ended 30 June 2016 Leading provider of integrated marketing services Communisis plc (LSE: CMS), reports interim results for the half year ended 30th June 2016.

Our film unit has traded strongly and produced award-winning work for clients such as BP for the
Paralympics "On the road to Rio" campaign.

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ADVFN UK (web)

 

 

 

Brazil’s Already Regretting the Olympics

 

 Daily Beast     2016-08-04 kl. 07:50     1042 words

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We were convinced that the Rio Olympics would show everyone that Brazil was a country worthy of respect. Instead we have been humiliated.

Brazil had won the bid to host the Olympic and
Paralympic games of 2016.

 

 

 

Jonnie Peacock: how the News and Beckham put me on track for Paralympic

 

 Cambridge News     2016-08-04 kl. 07:43     497 words

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chris elliott Posted: August 04, 2016 Jonnie wins gold, 2012

Jonnie Peacock: how the News and Beckham put me on track for
Paralympic. ...glory.chris elliott Posted:... Jonnie Peacock: how the News and Beckham put me on track for Paralympic glory Blade runnerhas praised the News – for firing the starting gun on his...

 

 

 

Tail with happy ending as dumped kittens named after Olympic stars

 

 NewsRT.co.uk     2016-08-04 kl. 07:37     101 words

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They hope to be the cat's whiskers at the Rio Olympics and Paralympics - but Britain's golden generation are already winners with these cute kittens.

They hope to be the cat's whiskers at the Rio Olympics and
Paralympics - but Britain's golden generation are already winners with these cute kittens.Because these adorable moggies - all abandoned on a roadside - have been named after some of the

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NewsRT.co.uk (web)

 

 

 

LATAM Launches Rio 2016 Olympics Operations

 

 Business Travel Executive     2016-08-04 kl. 07:34     257 words

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Beginning August 1, LATAM Airlines Brazil kicked off its special operation for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Brazil's main airports.

Beginning August 1, LATAM Airlines Brazil kicked off its special operation for the Rio 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Games in Brazil's main airports.More than 100 special operational initiatives were developed to efficiently serve Olympic athletes and

 

 

 

Flushing rower tops list of State’s Olympians

 

 The Davison Index     2016-08-04 kl. 07:32     900 words

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By Flushing native, Ellen Tomek (right), will compete in rowing at the upcoming Rio Summer Olympics.

Tomek’s national results are even more impressive: won the double sculls at the 2016 Olympic &
Paralympic Team Trials...Won the double sculls at the 2015 National Selection Regatta 1…Won the double sculls at the 2014 National Selection

 

 

 

Former Wildcat Crosby races to Rio for Parlympics

 

 Oroville Mercury-Register     2016-08-04 kl. 07:12     938 words

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The realization began to settle in for Kym Crosby when the navy blue track uniforms decorated with the American flag and the letters U.S.A. emblazoned across the top arrived.

City native, had qualified for the
Paralympics in Rio.... Paralympic Trials in Charlotte, North Carolina in July, it was on a blue track, which made it that much more challenging. “It was harder for me to see the lines and I can’t go outside the lanes or...

 

 

 

#TechThursday: How Apple's calibrating the Apple Watch for wheelchair users

 

 Buro 24/7 Singapore     2016-08-04 kl. 06:53     672 words

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Come fall this year, the new and updated watchOS 3 will help wheelchair users stay on track with their fitness goals Staying on track with your #fitspo goals has never been easier with the advent of such fitness trackers as  Fitbit  or  Jawbone .

We had your average users as well as
paralympic athletes trial the app.

 

 

 

Michael Phelps On Being Named Team USA's Flag Bearer

 

 Hanford Sentinel     2016-08-04 kl. 06:38     134 words

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[embedded content] Team USA: http://www.TeamUSA.org/ Subscribe to Team USA: http://YouTube.com/TeamUSA Follow Team USA: https://Twitter.com/TeamUSA Like Team USA: http://Facebook.

Founded in 1894 and headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO, the United States Olympic Committee serves as both the National Olympic Committee and National
Paralympic Committee for the United States.... As such, the USOC is responsible for the training, entering and funding of U.S. teams for the Olympic, Paralympic...

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PyeongChang 2018 President LEE meets IBSF President Ivo FERRIANI

 

 PyeongChang 2018     2016-08-04 kl. 06:19     161 words

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Rio de Janeiro, August 3 –Heads of the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) and the International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation (IBSF) got together today in Rio de Janeiro.

Rio de Janeiro, August 3 –Heads of the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and
Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) and the International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation (IBSF) got together today in Rio de Janeiro.President LEE

 

 

 

Mexico’s physically challenged ‘charro’ cowboys test limits

 

 Columbus Republic     2016-08-04 kl. 06:11     656 words

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CUAUTITLAN IZCALLI, Mexico — Salvador Espinoza spends his days in a wheelchair due to a spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed from the waist down.

paracharreria association, a team comprising 26 members from seven states in Mexico. “In fact we invented everything, including the rules and system of medical-functional classification like they have in international
paralympic sports,” Patino

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Samsung gives 12,500 S7 Edge phones to Olympians

 

 Gadget Guy     2016-08-04 kl. 05:48     249 words

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The Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung is gifting some 12,500 participants of the 2016 Rio Olympics each with a new Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

Wikipedia tells us that there are 11,239 athletes competing in Brazil 2016, so presumably the gift extend to some team officials and support staff, or perhaps the 526 participants of the following
Paralympics.

 

 

 

Swedish shooting champion Jonas Jacobsson's plan to honour Ashley Adams in Rio

 

 ABC Online     2016-08-04 kl. 05:32     607 words

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Related Story: Hundreds turn out to farewell paralympian Ashley Adams When Blackall grazier and paralympian Ashley Adams was

Related Story: Hundreds turn out to farewell
paralympian Ashley Adams When Blackall grazier and paralympian Ashley Adams was. ...killed in a quad bike accident on his outback Queensland cattle property last year, his best friend, Swedish...

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Fans of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Urged to Help Protect Children (8/3/16)

 

 Targeted News Service     2016-08-04 kl. 05:24     79 words

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NEW YORK, Aug. 3 -- The U.S. Fund for UNICEF issued the following news release: UNICEF today launches a global sports initiative to engage people in its work for children.

Fans of the Olympic and
Paralympic Games Urged to Help Protect Children (8/3/16).... UNICEF today launches a global sports initiative to engage people in its work for children.Sports enthusiasts worldwide can get involved in the Olympic and Paralympic...

 

 

 

Blog: Five of the best 2016 Olympic ads

 

 WARC     2016-08-04 kl. 05:16     593 words

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An early indication that a campaign will appear on Warc one day as an effectiveness paper is when it is fervently shared at launch.

An early indication that a campaign will appear on Warc one day as an effectiveness paper is when it is fervently shared at launch.Channel 4's 'We're the Superhumans' Rio
Paralympics 2016 trailer , created in-house, was the broadcaster's most shared

 

 

 

Abe, new Tokyo Gov. Koike affirm unity on 2020 Games preparations

 

 Mainichi Daily News     2016-08-04 kl. 04:46     223 words

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TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and newly elected Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike agreed Thursday to coordinate their preparations for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics to be held in the capital.

Yuriko Koike agreed Thursday to coordinate their preparations for the 2020 Olympics and
Paralympics to be held in the capital.In their first meeting since Koike's victory in Sunday's gubernatorial election, the new governor explained to Abe what she

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Mormon athletic trainer Dustin Williams fulfills an Olympic dream

 

 Deseret Morning News     2016-08-04 kl. 04:42     1120 words

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Dustin Williams received the good news in the spring. After years of volunteering his talents and skills, the U.S. Olympic Committee named the native of Arco, Idaho, as head athletic trainer for the U.S.

Olympic Committee," said Williams, who attended the 2008
Paralympics in Beijing.

 

 

 

B.C. company to show off fashionable prosthetic covers at Rio

 

 CTV News     2016-08-04 kl. 04:40     328 words

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A small B.C. company is looking to change the way amputees are seen, and will be showing off their creations on the world stage at Rio this summer.

Several
Paralympians, including Germany's Vanessa Low, have the covers and will be wearing them when they head to Rio later this summer.

 

 

 

The Olympics – Five of the Best and Five of the Worst Opening Moments in Olympics History

 

 Beverly Hills Courier     2016-08-04 kl. 04:26     563 words

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– 6:42 PM (AFP) Five of the best and worst moments in Olympic Games Opening Ceremonies ahead of the start of the Rio Games on Friday: 1936

With typical Catalan flair, organisers had arranged for
Paralympic archer Antonio Rebollo to fire a red hot arrow into the seven-story high cauldron to light the flame.

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Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (web)

 

 

 

Local swimmer to compete in Paralympic Games

 

 Macau Daily Times     2016-08-04 kl. 03:46