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Philip siktar på guld

 

 Skaraborgsbygden     2016-08-05 kl. 07:10     395 words

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â Den 7 september drar Paralympics igång. Då är 23-årige landslagsskytten Philip Jönsson från Mariestad på plats. Men så sent som 2012 höll han på att lägga av med skytte.

â Den 7 september drar
Paralympics igång.... Och nu bara fyra år senare ska jag åka till Paralympics, det är helt ofattbart, säger han.... Det är bara en månad kvar till Paralympics i Rio.

 

 

 

Glöm inte bort handikappidrottarna

 

 Sundsvalls Tidning     2016-08-05 kl. 05:14     62 words

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Ni skriver alldeles för lite om handikappidrott, undrar varför? Nu är det snart OS i Rio och Sverige har ett lag som ska delta där i rullstolsrugby och en av deltagarna är från Sundsvall. Så det är dags att skriva lite om det.

Glöm inte bort
handikappidrottarna.... Ni skriver alldeles för lite om handikappidrott, undrar varför?... Mer om HANDIKAPPIDROTT RUGBY SPORT.

 

 

 

Wada-professorn riktar skarp kritik mot IOK

 

 SVT Nyheter     2016-08-04 kl. 23:42     613 words

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Richard McLaren, mannen bakom den ryska dopningsrapporten, riktar nu skarp kritik mot IOK. Han menar att de har förvrängt resultaten. De har totalt ignorerats och vänts upp och ner, säger han till tidningen the Guardian.

Paralympiska kommittén mer samarbetsvillig.... I motsats till IOK, som inte varit i direkt kontakt med McLaren, har den paralympiska kommitén, som ska ta beslut om ryska idrottares vara eller icke vara i paralympics, kontaktat honom, säger han. -

 

 

 

Hopp om zikavaccin ökar efter försök på apor

 

 Dagens Nyheter     2016-08-04 kl. 23:39     795 words

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Forskare vid ett sjukhus i USA har fått fram positiva resultat efter att ha testat zikavaccin på apor. Vaccinet skyddade aporna från att smittas av det myggburna viruset.

I augusti och september beräknas runt 400.000 personer besöka OS och
Paralympics i Rio i Brasilien.... Men när OS och Paralympics hålls är det vinter i Brasilien och aedes aegypti är mindre aktiv.

 

 

 

Nu "säljs" skidtunneln i Gällö som metervara

 

 Länstidningen Östersund     2016-08-04 kl. 18:02     522 words

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Bygget av skidtunneln i Gällö är i full gång. Finansieringen blev klar i mars efter att kommunen gick in med 20 miljoner kronor. Men nu erbjuds allmänheten att köpa sponsormetrar av den 1 400 meter långa skidtunneln. - Många vill bidra.

Vi har även haft parasportförbundet (
handikappidrott).

 

 

 

Svenskar kidnappade i Rio de Janeiro - är fria

 

 Expressen     2016-08-04 kl. 12:23     310 words

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Uppladdningen inför OS i Rio de Janeiro skakas av en skandal med svensk anknytning. Tre svenska turister i staden blev kidnappade av ett kriminellt gäng och senare frisläppta.

I slutet på juni blev den australiska seglaren Liesl Tesch, som ska tävla i
Paralympics, rånad under pistolhot i stadens centrala kvarter.

 

 

 

Svenska journalister blev rånade i Rio

 

 Expressen     2016-08-04 kl. 12:23     445 words

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Uppladdningen inför OS i Rio de Janeiro skakas av en skandal med svensk anknytning. Svenska TV4-journalister i staden blev utsatta för ett rånförsök av ett kriminellt gäng och senare frisläppta.

I slutet på juni blev den australiska seglaren Liesl Tesch, som ska tävla i
Paralympics, rånad under pistolhot i stadens centrala kvarter.

 

 

 

Kungsholmsbor skrev Paralympiska låten

 

 Lokaltidningen Mitt i     2016-08-04 kl. 10:49     264 words

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Den officiella svenska låten till de Paralympiska spelen doftar pop och Brasilien. Och är skriven av två Kungsholmsbor. - Ledordet har varit viljekraft, säger Paula Burenstrand ur duon.

Kungsholmsbor skrev
Paralympiska låten.... Den officiella svenska låten till de Paralympiska spelen doftar pop och Brasilien.... Ledordet har varit viljekraft, säger Paula Burenstrand ur duon.Låten som ska peppa och förhoppningsvis föra de svenska Paralympiska...

 

 

 

Emil går upp mot den ukrainska muren

 

 Bblat     2016-08-04 kl. 10:10     1107 words

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BORDTENNIS I London tog han brons - som 19-åring. Inför Rio de Janeiro drömmer Emil Andersson om guld. Problemet? En omöjlig motståndare som byggt en ukrainsk mur i bordtennisvärlden. - Alla är mänskliga.

Meriter i urval: Brons i
paralympics 2012.... Vi ska prata om Rio, hans andra paralympics.... Emil, som vid sidan om paralympicsbronset är dubbel Europamästare och har nio VM- och EM-medaljer på meritlistan, har fått stryk av ukrainaren i två raka...

 

 

 

CEO Powercast Takes On the Myths & Lies of The Olympics with Paralympian Tanner Gers!

 

 Presskontakt.se     2016-08-04 kl. 09:18     56 words

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CEO Powercast Episode 11 exposes listeners to an exclusive interview with Tanner Gers discussing the good, bad and the ugly of being an Olympic athlete.

CEO Powercast Takes On the Myths & Lies of The Olympics with
Paralympian Tanner Gers!CEO Powercast Episode 11 exposes listeners to an exclusive interview with Tanner Gers discussing the good, bad and the ugly of being an Olympic athlete.(PRWeb August

 

 

 

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UJ athletes head to the Rio 2016 Olympics

 

 Northcliff Melville Times     2016-08-05 kl. 08:53     340 words

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A total of three University of Johannesburg (UJ) students and two UJ Club athletics members will represent South Africa at the Rio 2016 Olympics from 5 to 25 August.

Paralympic sports. UJ athletics manager, Roger Haitengi said that it takes years of practice to qualify for the Olympics and for athletes to keep their bodies healthy, they usually have to train from Monday to Saturday and some even twice a day.

 

 

 

People with disabilities call for positive words to describe them

 

 ABC Online     2016-08-05 kl. 08:50     722 words

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On the eve of the 2016 Paralympics, people with disabilities want the term disability to be replaced by para-ability. The term was devised by Jan Cocks, who was permanently paralysed on her right side from a mosquito bite when she was 10 months old.

On the eve of the 2016
Paralympics, people with disabilities want the term disability to be replaced by para-ability.... "Para-ability is a combination of ability and para, similar to the Paralympics.... Paralympian used to disproving negative perception...

 

 

 

Granny saddling up to ride in Rio

 

 Star Community     2016-08-05 kl. 08:37     503 words

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:14 PM . RIDING HIGH: Drysdadle's Mary Hanna, Rio for the Olympics as Australia's oldest team member. By LUKE VOOGT Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula will field seven athletes at the Rio 2016 Olympics, beginning tomorrow (Saturday).

Geelong’s Richard Colman will compete at his fourth
Paralympics next month after winning selection for Rio this week.... The Australian Paralympic Committee selected Colman for the T53 400m, T53 800m and T53/54 4×400 relay. “I’d like to say thank you to...

 

 

 

5 Amazing Beauty Buys For $15 Or Less

 

 Nine MSN     2016-08-05 kl. 08:36     4612 words

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The design team at Swedish high street giant H&M provided uniforms for the Olympic and
Paralympic teams with a graphic use of yellow and varying shades of blue.

 

 

 

Olympics 2016 daily briefing: Rio gets set for 'analogue' opening ceremony

 

 The Guardian     2016-08-05 kl. 08:35     1575 words

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Official start will be ‘cool' on a budget, say organisers. Plus men's football begins with goalless draw for Brazil, and Russia is (mostly) back in the Games

Ley's predecessors, having lost the challenge in the last two outings, served forfeits of wearing Team GB colours at the Beijing
Paralympics in 2008, and rowing the Olympic course in a Team GB kit in 2012.... Oh, unless Twitter keeps it for the Paralympics...

 

 

 

Cariocas brace for the Rio Olympics with sarcastic laughter

 

 The Olympian     2016-08-05 kl. 08:34     1158 words

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Rio’s residents have mixed feelings about hosting the Olympics in their city, where there are more pressing problems than constructing sports venues. But despite their criticism of the $4.

Olympic ticket sales and tourism have been slower than expected. “Olympic events are too expensive but I might buy some to the
Paralympics for 10 Reais ,” Dias said.

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Cariocas brace for the Rio Olympics with sarcastic laughter

 

 Macon Telegraph     2016-08-05 kl. 08:30     908 words

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Cariocas have a way of coping with the difficulty of living in their extraordinary, exasperating city, where the highs and lows are as jagged as the landscape. “We have to laugh or we’ll cry,” they say with a warm, weary smile.

Olympic ticket sales and tourism have been slower than expected. “Olympic events are too expensive but I might buy some to the
Paralympics for 10 Reais ,” Dias said.

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Executive producer: Rio opening ceremony full of heart

 

 North Jersey.com     2016-08-05 kl. 08:27     531 words

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2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES OPENING CEREMONY 7:30 tonight, NBC Don't expect the opening ceremony at the Rio Olympics to match the grandeur of some in the past.

He created, directed and produced the opening for the Torino Winter Games and served as executive producer of the closing ceremony in Sochi and the
Paralympics there in 2014.

 

 

 

Football Legend Pelé Should Light Rio Olympic Pyre, Right? Not So Fast…

 

 Inquisitr     2016-08-05 kl. 08:22     678 words

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Pelé, perhaps the most famous Brazilian for his greatness on the football field, was asked to hold the torch and light the cauldron in the opening ceremonies of the 2016 Rio Olympics. It’s an offer that he could not refuse, right?

Among the few names in the list are Muhammad Ali, Wayne Gretzky,
Paralympian Antonio Rebollo, Chinese gymnast Li Ning and members of the 1980 U.S.

 

 

 

Africa: Rwandan Athletes in Rio Unfazed By Zika Threat

 

 AllAfrica.com     2016-08-05 kl. 08:20     461 words

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The Chef de Mission of the Rwanda athletics team at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Elie Manirarora, has said that the health dangers posed by the Zika virus ahead of the summer games have not affected the athletes.

Meanwhile, Hermas Cliff Muvunyi and the women sitting volley team of 12 players will compete at the Rio
Paralympics slated for September 7-18.

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New sports place financial strain on 2020 Olympic organizers

 

 Mainichi Daily News     2016-08-05 kl. 08:18     514 words

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Following the decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) add five sports to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics with 18 events, organizers are brooding over how to prevent costs from ballooning.

Following the decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) add five sports to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and
Paralympics with 18 events, organizers are brooding over how to prevent costs from ballooning.Yoshiro Mori, president of the Tokyo

 

 

 

Wales' road to Rio Olympics and Paralympics

 

 One News Page United Kingdom     2016-08-05 kl. 08:14     27 words

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(25 minutes ago) As the opening ceremony gets under way in Rio, what are the Welsh team’s chances in this year’s Olympic and Paralympic games?

Wales' road to Rio Olympics and
Paralympics.... (25 minutes ago) As the opening ceremony gets under way in Rio, what are the Welsh team’s chances in this year’s Olympic and Paralympic games?

 

 

 

Video: Still Unknown: Russian Paralympic team stuck in limbo before Rio 2016

 

 RINF.com     2016-08-05 kl. 08:09     49 words

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[embedded content] In the Paralympic camp, it’s still not yet known whether Russia will be allowed to take part in the Games which start in September.

Video: Still Unknown: Russian
Paralympic team stuck in limbo before Rio 2016.... In the Paralympic camp, it’s still not yet known whether Russia will be allowed to take part in the Games which start in September.Sports chiefs are considering … Via...

 

 

 

How to get into Table Tennis

 

 BBC     2016-08-05 kl. 08:07     603 words

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Table tennis is one of the most accessible sports around - it can be played at any level from the Olympics to an impromptu game in your dining room with a line of old viedo tapes as a net.

Disability Table tennis There are opportunities for disabled people to play table tennis at local, national, international and
Paralympic levels.... Wales is keen to develop the sport further following medal success at the 2012 Paralympics.

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Gliders aim to be good as Gould

 

 Adelaide Now     2016-08-05 kl. 08:05     27 words

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AUSTRALIA’s Gliders may have missed qualifying for the Rio Paralympics, but new coach David Gould already is looking forward to the 2018 world championship in Germany.

AUSTRALIA’s Gliders may have missed qualifying for the Rio
Paralympics, but new coach David Gould already is looking forward to the 2018 world championship in Germany.

 

 

 

Wales' road to Rio Olympics and Paralympics

 

 BBC     2016-08-05 kl. 07:59     1007 words

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By Lucy Ballinger & Sophie Gidley BBC News 5 August 2016 From the section Wales Image copyright The Olympics and Paralympics were golden games for Wales' sportsmen and women at London 2012.

Wales' road to Rio Olympics and
Paralympics.... By Lucy Ballinger & Sophie Gidley BBC News 5 August 2016 From the section Wales Image copyright The Olympics and Paralympics were golden games for Wales' sportsmen and women at London 2012.Welsh athletes...

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Olympic draw hands Australia a tough start

 

 Noodls     2016-08-05 kl. 07:43     382 words

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TTA - Table Tennis Australia (via noodls) / AUSTRALIA HANDED TOUGH TABLE TENNIS DRAW IN RIO Australian table tennis coach, Jens Lang, puts his reaction to his team's Olympic draw bluntly - it could have been better, but it is what it is.

Melissa Tapper, who is on the verge of making history by competing at both the Olympcs and
Paralympics, has drawn a player ranked more than 200 spots above her, while debutants David Powell and Chris Yan will take on players ranked 60 and more than

 

 

 

Olympics: Judo hope Colin Oates battle hardened by Ratho

 

 Edinburgh Evening News     2016-08-05 kl. 07:37     369 words

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Colin Oates fights on Sunday. Picture: Warren Little/Getty Images

But Oates, a quarter-finalist at London 2012, reckons the way the members of Ratho's fight club have pushed each other on to reach this summer's Olympics and
Paralympics doesn't get the recognition it deserves. “Ratho's been brilliant for me,”

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Japanese PM Abe to attend closing ceremony of Rio Olympics

 

 Sun Herald     2016-08-05 kl. 07:36     104 words

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will attend the closing ceremony of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Friday that Abe will visit Brazil from Aug.

Tokyo is host of the next Summer Olympics and
Paralympics in 2020.

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Interactive history of the Olympic Games unveiled at the National Hellenic Museum

 

 Artdaily.org     2016-08-05 kl. 07:33     263 words

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CHICAGO, IL .- History comes alive at the National Hellenic Museum , where a new interactive book gives visitors a hands-on view of the Olympic Games from its ancient roots through its modern revival. Unveiled on Monday Aug.

sports, the
Paralympics, and how the Olympics foster global peace.” Olympic Revival:

 

 

 

Midvale velodrome cycling track set for upgrade (The West Australian)

 

 Yahoo! News Australia     2016-08-05 kl. 07:30     289 words

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, 3:16 pm Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies and Sydney 2000 Paralympics gold medallist Paul Clohessy watch on as Sydney 2000 Olympics bronze medallist Darryn Hill sprints on the SpeedDome's cycle track at Midvale.

Midvale velodrome cycling track set for upgrade (The West Australian). , 3:16 pm Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies and Sydney 2000
Paralympics gold medallist Paul Clohessy watch on as Sydney 2000 Olympics bronze medallist Darryn Hill sprints

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Optus dives into a partnership with Swimming Australia

 

 Optus     2016-08-05 kl. 07:27     550 words

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Optus today announced an eight year partnership with Swimming Australia that sees Optus become a Principal Partner, bringing more support to Australian swimmers at every level of the sport.

down in history. Through our partnerships with Swimming Australia and the Australian Olympic and
Paralympic teams, Optus is helping swimmers of every level achieve their best,” said Mr White.

 

 

 

Is Rio Ready? Deadly Shooting Says ‘No’

 

 Daily Beast     2016-08-05 kl. 07:23     1124 words

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On the eve of the Games, a man en route to the athletes’ village grabbed the gun away from a would-be robber and shot him dead on the spot.

It will close again after the
Paralympics to be finished off and apparently to undergo full safety checks, which begs the question of exactly how safe it is for the duration of the Games.

 

 

 

About 40 presidents, PMs to attend Olympics opening ceremony — source

 

 Tass.ru     2016-08-05 kl. 07:19     443 words

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©  EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET RIO DE JANEIRO, August 5 /TASS/. About 40 heads of state and government will attend the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

The 2016 Summer
Paralympic Games will take place between September 7 and 18. {{item.group_date}} Показать еще Твитнуть Top News August 05, 4:08 Seven ceasefire violations observed in Syria -

 

 

 

Rio dream | video

 

 Warrnambool Standard     2016-08-05 kl. 07:07     363 words

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Can Josh Hose make it back-to-back Paralympic gold medals with the Australian team in Rio? CREATING history as a part of the first Australian team to snare Paralympic gold in wheelchair rugby was the realisation of a dream for Josh Hose.

Rio dream | video. Can Josh Hose make it back-to-back
Paralympic gold medals with the Australian team in Rio?... CREATING history as a part of the first Australian team to snare Paralympic gold in wheelchair rugby was the realisation of a dream for Josh...

 

 

 

Nita Ambani becomes the first Indian woman elected to the IOC

 

 Vogue India     2016-08-05 kl. 06:50     204 words

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Nita Ambani has been elected to be on the International Olympics Committee, the highest board of the Olympic Movement, responsible for holding the summer and winter Olympics and Paralympics.

Nita Ambani has been elected to be on the International Olympics Committee, the highest board of the Olympic Movement, responsible for holding the summer and winter Olympics and
Paralympics.Not only is she the first female Indian to be part of the

 

 

 

BVH doc is Brazil-bound

 

 Findlay Courier     2016-08-05 kl. 06:44     1248 words

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By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer When the U.S. Olympic triathletes compete in Rio de Janeiro, a Findlay physician will be working behind the scenes to make sure they stay healthy. Dr.

18 and 20. In September, Gerken will fill the same role at the
Paralympics.... This is the first time a triathlon has been part of the Paralympics.... The Paralympics follow the Olympics by three weeks, so Gerken will return home to Findlay, then go back to...

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Tokyo Skytree

 

 Siasat Daily     2016-08-05 kl. 06:41     365 words

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Photos , World The landmark , the tallest structure in Japan, is illuminated in the yellow and green colours of the Brazilian flag as seen at

and
Paralympic Games.... The illumination will continue for the duration of the Olympics until August 22 and restart for the Paralympic games from September 6 until September 19. / AFP PHOTO / KAZUHIRO NOGI The landmark Tokyo Skytree, the tallest...

 

 

 

Friday's TV Highlights: Rio Olympics opening ceremony on NBC

 

 COASTLINE PILOT     2016-08-05 kl. 06:23     739 words

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SERIES Morgan Spurlock: Inside Man  Morgan jumps into the world of pro video gamers, where teenagers gain rock-star-like fame and enthusiastic fans pack sold-out arenas. 7 and 10 p.m.

Syfy POV Niko von Glasow, a filmmaker born with short arms, presents his viewpoint on the
Paralympics in the documentary “My Way to Olympia.” Initially, he makes no secret of not being a fan of the competition — but his tune changes as he

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Aussie lovebirds to challenge China in Rio (AAP)

 

 Yahoo! News Australia     2016-08-05 kl. 06:12     297 words

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, 2:01 pm Australian table tennis teammates Chris Yan and Sally Zhang face two big tasks: upsetting the mighty Chinese team at their debut Olympics and their upcoming wedding.

The couple joins three other Aussie debutants including Melissa Tapper, who'll make history as the first Australian to compete in both the Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

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Belief vital for our heroes in Rio

 

 New Straits Times     2016-08-05 kl. 05:58     277 words

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THE Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games opening ceremony will be held at the Maracana Stadium today.

THE Rio Olympic and
Paralympic Games opening ceremony will be held at the Maracana Stadium today.The challenges in the run-up to the games — including shoddy living conditions at the athletes games village, a terror threat, Zika virus outbreak,

 

 

 

Griffith claims highest number of student athletes at Olympics

 

 Noodls     2016-08-05 kl. 05:53     404 words

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Griffith University (via noodls) / University qualifications are at the forefront of Australia's Olympic athletes' minds this year, with student athletes making up more than half of the Australian Olympic Team.

Griffith University has a total of 28 current and past students competing in more than 50 events at the 2016 Olympic and
Paralympics.

 

 

 

After Narsingh and Sushil, two female paralympics stars grapple in court

 

 India Today     2016-08-05 kl. 05:48     663 words

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Sports Authority of India (SAI) that favoured Deepa's selection said the slots are allotted to the National Paralympics Committee and not to an individual athlete.

After Narsingh and Sushil, two female
paralympics stars grapple in court.... Sports Authority of India (SAI) that favoured Deepa's selection said the slots are allotted to the National Paralympics Committee and not to an individual athlete.Karamjyoti...

 

 

 

Brandon Veale column: One shot for Rio to get it right

 

 Duluth News Tribune     2016-08-05 kl. 05:48     536 words

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So this is it, the night of nights. Ready or not, the 2016 Summer Olympics will begin tonight in Rio de Janeiro. An Olympic opening ceremony is rare, but that doesn’t mean it won’t look a lot like all the other opening ceremonies you’ve seen.

Paralympic archer Antonio Rebollo actually shot a flaming arrow into the Olympic cauldron in 1992, but in the YouTube era, such a feat appears sketchy at best.

 

 

 

Four Manchester Met students head to Rio

 

 Blacknet     2016-08-05 kl. 05:18     439 words

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Four students from Manchester Metropolitan University have qualified for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, starting this weekend in Rio de Janeiro.

Four students from Manchester Metropolitan University have qualified for the 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Games, starting this weekend in Rio de Janeiro.The University prides itself on its sport development opportunities for students, offering the

 

 

 

Carnival fever crosses the UK, with Bristol ‘first out of the...

 

 Charity Today News     2016-08-05 kl. 05:17     338 words

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BRITISH record-holding athlete Ryan Raghoo will star on Friday as Bristol’s Cossham Gardens hosts the first of ten nationwide ‘Cheshire Carnivals’ to celebrate the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Paralympic Games.With the Olympic opening ceremony taking place the same day, disabled residents, family, friends and staff will enjoy a taste of Rio....people,” says Ryan. “I can’t wait to meet the residents at Cossham Gardens, discuss the journey I have had since being born with cerebral palsy, and enjoy the Brazilian entertainment together with everyone.” To mark the Paralympic...

 

 

 

Rio’s Olympic Legacy Greater than Barcelona – Mayor

 

 The Rio Times     2016-08-05 kl. 05:08     465 words

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By , Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio’s mayor, Eduardo Paes, and Brazil’s Sports Minister, Leonardo Picciani said on

Rio’s mayor said that after the Olympics and
Paralympics, the competition venues will be transformed into federally-maintained sports centers, a school and community spaces for the residents of Rio.

 

 

 

The chief organizer for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games said Thursday the main purpose of his visit to Rio de Janeiro is to learn about Olympic preparations.With Rio hosting South America's first Summer Games, Lee Hee-beom, pres...

 

 Korea Herald     2016-08-05 kl. 05:03     311 words

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The chief organizer for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games said Thursday the main purpose of his visit to Rio de Janeiro is to learn about Olympic preparations.

Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and
Paralympic Winter Games, said he will be picking Rio's collective brain.... And to hone their operational skills, PyeongChang and its sub-host cities will host 26 Olympic and Paralympic test events in 20...

 

 

 

Is Rio that much worse than Sydney 2000?

 

 Daily Telegraph Australia     2016-08-05 kl. 04:48     839 words

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POLLUTED waterways? Apathetic or downright hostile locals? Fears of traffic chaos? Sounds like an Olympic Games is coming to town. Hosting the biggest event on the planet is not without its challenges, but the same challenges crop up every four years.

He’s been to five summer Olympics, two
Paralympics, one winter Games and four Commonwealth Games.

 

 

 

Greater Victoria Rio-ready with Olympic fan zone

 

 CBC     2016-08-05 kl. 04:48     408 words

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Nearly half of the Canadian team in Rio hails from a B.C. community or trains in the province Olympic spirit is expected to be high in Greater Victoria with the national teams for 10 sports calling the region home.

Mountain in Langford has created a fan zone where people can watch the CBC Television coverage of the Olympic and
Paralympic games.

 

 

 

Olympics: Mori gives thumbs up to Japan House hospitality venue

 

 Kyodo     2016-08-05 kl. 04:47     93 words

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Yoshiro Mori, head of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Organizing Committee, on Thursday attended the opening ceremony for the Japan House which will be open to the public during the Olympics and Paralympics in Rio.

Yoshiro Mori, head of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Organizing Committee, on Thursday attended the opening ceremony for the Japan House which will be open to the public during the Olympics and
Paralympics in Rio.The former prime minister was impressed by

 

 

 

What's Ronaldinho been up to lately? Well, he could be playing in Australia next

 

 Mashable     2016-08-05 kl. 04:43     288 words

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What's Ronaldinho been up to lately? Well, he could be playing in Australia next 1 Share Share Tweet Share What's This? Brazilian soccer legend Ronaldinho could be heading to Australia.

He then signed for Indian Premier Futsal team Goa, utterly dominating in two matches back in July, then left unceremoniously after being named an ambassador for Brazil's
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

David Gould appointed as Gliders Head Coach (APC - Australian Paralympic Committee)

 

 World News Network     2016-08-05 kl. 04:23     1650 words

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Australian
Paralympic Committee).

 

 

 

Monuments Around the World Light Up for Rio Olympics

 

 NBC Los Angeles     2016-08-05 kl. 04:02     57 words

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Follow All the Summer Olympics Action August 5-21 on NBC By 2 minutes ago Buildings and monuments around the world are lighting up to celebrate the start of the 2016 Rio Olympics, which begin Aug. 5 and end Aug. 21.

5 and end Aug. 21.The 2016 Rio
Paralympic Games start two weeks later on Sept.

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Dick's Gets Elemental in Dramatic Ad for the Olympics Opening Ceremony

 

 Creativity     2016-08-05 kl. 04:02     283 words

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Sports retailer Dick's has in recent years taken a quietly powerful, pensive approach to marketing as seen in its ads from Anomaly showing women

Dick's supports a "Contenders" program that has provided jobs for more than 200 Olympic and
Paralympic hopefuls.

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The Olympic Ads That Everyone’s Watching

 

 B&T Online     2016-08-05 kl. 03:58     383 words

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In case you aren’t aware, the Olympic Games officially kick off bright and early tomorrow morning in Rio de Janeiro. But the athletes competing haven’t been the only ones putting in the hard yards in the build-up to this year’s event.

The Rio
Paralympics 2016 trailer by the UK’s Channel 4 titled “We’re The Superhumans” is the clear leader with a total of 1,256,567 shares at last count, with Under Armour’s “Rule Yourself” commercial featuring Olympics veteran Michael

 

 

 

Rio Olympics: Pay through your rings, watches, et al

 

 Gulf News     2016-08-05 kl. 03:57     404 words

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Sponsors Visa to introduce a line of ‘wearables’ that enable contactless payments Miami: The 2016 Rio Olympics will not only go down in history for

By virtue of an agreement signed by Visa and the International Olympic Committee in 1986, Visa is the official means of payment at the Olympics and
Paralympics.

 

 

 

David Gould appointed as Gliders Head Coach

 

 Noodls     2016-08-05 kl. 03:43     411 words

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APC - Australian Paralympic Committee (via noodls) / The Australian Gliders women's wheelchair basketball team will have a new head coach starting immediately with the announcement of David Gould taking over from departed head coach Tom Kyle.

APC - Australian
Paralympic Committee (via noodls) / The Australian Gliders women's wheelchair basketball team will have a new head coach starting immediately with the announcement of David Gould taking over from departed head coach Tom Kyle.

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Olympic integrity in tatters as IOC under fire for pulling punches on Russia

 

 Irish Independent     2016-08-05 kl. 03:41     780 words

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The integrity of the 2016 Olympics lay in tatters last night after more than two-thirds of Russia's team were cleared to compete by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

McLaren also claimed to have had no contact from the IOC since the publication of his report, adding that he had consulted closely with the International
Paralympic Committee, which has already provisionally suspended Russia.

 

 

 

Rio 2016 Olympic Pictograms

 

 Feel Desain     2016-08-05 kl. 03:41     248 words

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Rio 2016 recently launched its Olympic pictograms , and for the first time in the Games’ history the icons will be utilized by both the Olympic and Paralympic games.

Rio 2016 recently launched its Olympic pictograms , and for the first time in the Games’ history the icons will be utilized by both the Olympic and
Paralympic games.The icons reflect the culture and history of the host country, and feature a

 

 

 

Bach: some 100 doping samples from 2008, 2012 Olympics tested positive after reanalysis

 

 Tass.ru     2016-08-05 kl. 03:30     421 words

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The president of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach ©  EPA/LARRY W. SMITH RIO DE JANEIRO, August 4. /TASS/.

The 2016 Summer
Paralympic Games will take place between September 7 and 18. {{item.group_date}} Показать еще Твитнуть Top News August 04, 20:24 Erdogan’s spokesman:

 

 

 

Australia’s aspiration inspired by our athletes

 

 Noodls     2016-08-05 kl. 03:28     632 words

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ASC - Australian Sports Commission (via noodls) / 05 Aug 2016 By Australian Sports Commission Chair John Wylie: I recently visited the AIS European Training Centre, a beautiful location on the edge of Lake Varese and at the base of the Italian Alps.

Australia's Olympic and
Paralympic rowers were training three times a day, covering kilometre after kilometre.

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Olympic fish legacy going swimmingly as top caterers sprint for the fishing line

 

 Sustain     2016-08-05 kl. 03:25     1659 words

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Hours before the release of the Sustainable Fish Cities medal table, two of the largest sports caterers in London have pledged to serve sustainable fish across their whole business.

Four years ago, the London 2012 Olympic and
Paralympic Games became the first major sporting event to adopt strict sustainability standards for fish, supported by the Sustainable Fish Cities campaign .... Ruth Westcott, coordinator of Sustainable Fish Cities said “We were really concerned that the fantastic standards set by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic...

 

 

 

Football’s start eclipses Olympics

 

 Macon Telegraph     2016-08-05 kl. 03:19     585 words

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Give credit to the soccer fans in Rio. Two days before the start of the Olympics, the Brazilian fans (and likely others) who attended the U.S. Women’s National Team opener against New Zealand were already worked up. They gave U.S.

Paralympic swim team that will compete next month in Rio.

 

 

 

Dungog rower Spencer Turrin aims for Rio success

 

 ABC Online     2016-08-05 kl. 03:15     572 words

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Spencer Turrin is heading to his first Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, competing in rowing's coxless pairs with Alex Lloyd. Once believing he would only be good at rugby union due to his size, Turrin is now on the hunt for Olympic gold.

In 2013, he became the 782nd rower, male or female, to represent Australia at senior level competition at a world championship, Olympic Games,
Paralympic Games, or Commonwealth Games.

 

 

 

BACKGROUND Memorable moments at past Olympic opening ceremonies

 

 Europe Online Magazine     2016-08-05 kl. 03:14     427 words

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Von unserem dpa-Korrespondenten und Europe Online          Rio de Janeiro (dpa) - Olympic organizers usually spare no efforts or costs to plan

1992 - FLAMING ARROW: The Barcelona Games saw
Paralympian Antonio Rebollo light the cauldron with a flaming arrow, as the lighting methods and opening ceremonies in general started to get more and more spectacular.

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Being safe at the Olympic Games

 

 Changeboard     2016-08-05 kl. 03:13     1089 words

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Today marks the start of 2016 Olympic Games in Rio (with the Paralympic Games running from 7 to 18 September 2016).

Today marks the start of 2016 Olympic Games in Rio (with the
Paralympic Games running from 7 to 18 September 2016).However, much of the headlines around the event continue to focus on health issues when travelling to Brazil – in particular, the

 

 

 

NZ near top of medal table when population taken into account

 

 New Zealand Herald     2016-08-05 kl. 03:04     321 words

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For its size, New Zealand is one of the best nations at winning medals. Statistics New Zealand found Kiwis ranked fourth at the 2012 London Olympics when they looked at how many medals are won per capita, not 15th like the scoreboard said.

Statistics NZ will also do a similar ranking for the Rio 2016
Paralympic Games that run from September 7 to 18.

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BREAKING: Stabbing confirmed in Mackay suburb

 

 Surat Basin Online     2016-08-05 kl. 03:02     127 words

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Full Profile Login to follow 0 Scene of stabbing at Mount Pleasant. Popular Stories Local Real Estate Cars For Sale A person has been stabbed at a unit on Whistler Way at Mt Pleasant. Forensics, police, CIB and paramedics were there.

Paralympic gold medallist Darren Thrupp used to train Emilee Cherry, and has thrown his support behind her bid for gold in Rio.Troy Kippen.

 

 

 

Paralympian Thrupp to former pupil Emilee Cherry: 'Go for gold!'

 

 Surat Basin Online     2016-08-05 kl. 03:02     340 words

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HE WAS Emilee Cherry's mentor when she was a girl - now the Maranoa's greatest Paralympian Darren Thrupp has a message for the rugby sevens star. "Go for gold, Em!

Paralympian Thrupp to former pupil Emilee Cherry:... 'Go for gold!'. HE WAS Emilee Cherry's mentor when she was a girl - now the Maranoa's greatest Paralympian Darren Thrupp has a message for the rugby sevens star.... "Go for gold, Em!” Thrupp, a six-time gold medallist at the Paralympics...

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Olympic experience delivering a game-changer for UK businesses: Gold Standard HR Consultancy from Leeds-based HR180 Ltd.

 

 Personnel Today     2016-08-05 kl. 02:49     591 words

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HR Consultant Sue Westhead of Yorkshire based HR Outsourcing and Consultancy business HR180 Ltd, is using skills gained working with Laing O’Rourke, a

It is of course down to vast numbers of people – not only the personnel supporting the Olympic and
Paralympic athletes for the duration of the Games, but those involved in creating the infrastructure, to get people to the right places at the right

 

 

 

8/5/2016: SPORT: 1992

 

 Hindustan Times     2016-08-05 kl. 02:39     41 words

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There was an understandable sleight of hand employed at the climax to Barcelona’s opening party. Organisers had arranged for Paralympic archer Antonio Rebollo to fire a red hot arrow into the sevenstory high cauldron to light the flame. Except it...

Organisers had arranged for
Paralympic archer Antonio Rebollo to fire a red hot arrow into the sevenstory high cauldron to light the flame.

 

 

 

The Latest: Yulia Efimova's status still uncertain for Rio

 

 Idaho Statesman     2016-08-05 kl. 02:28     2884 words

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The Latest on the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 9:20 p.m. It's still unclear if Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova will be allowed to compete in the Olympics.

Hollande flew to Rio on Thursday for a series of meetings over two days, including a dinner with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and delegation chiefs of countries taking part in the Olympics and
Paralympics.

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The Latest: Hingis disappointed no mixed doubles for Federer

 

 Fresno Bee     2016-08-05 kl. 02:23     2716 words

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The Latest on the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 9:10 p.m. The Swiss Olympic tennis team is a "little smaller" than initially expected, as Timea Bacsinszky put it. And with a lot less star power.

Hollande flew to Rio on Thursday for a series of meetings over two days, including a dinner with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and delegation chiefs of countries taking part in the Olympics and
Paralympics.

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Disability Athletics Session Fri 05 August 2016

 

 Redbridge London Borough Council     2016-08-05 kl. 02:17     29 words

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Athletics session for those with a disability. All impairments welcome.

Disability Athletics Session Fri 05 August 2016.

 

 

 

Olympic Gymnast Aly Raisman: 25 Things You Don't Know About Me (I Want to Go Shopping With Blake Lively)

 

 US Weekly Online     2016-08-05 kl. 02:17     611 words

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Aly Raisman poses for a portrait at the 2016 Team USA Media Summit at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 7, 2016. Credit: Sean M.

The Rio
Paralympics begin September 7 and will be streamed live on TeamUSA.org . to get breaking celebrity news, hot pics and more delivered straight to your inbox!Cara Sprunk.

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Rocky Road to Rio

 

 Horse-Canada     2016-08-05 kl. 02:09     1549 words

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Before they even arrive, the “Road to Rio” has been a tumultuous one for some Canadian athletes with appeals launched in two different disciplines.

6. Mugging – Australian
paralympian Liesl Tesch was with team physiotherapist Sarah Ross in June when they were both robbed at gunpoint .

 

 

 

U.S. Men’s Gymnastics Team Will Draw From Experience, Confidence To Find The Podium In Rio

 

 TaableNote News     2016-08-05 kl. 01:56     191 words

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Source: teamusa.org Alex Naddour, Jake Dalton, Sam Mikulak, Danell Leyva and Chris Brooks pose for a photo while at podium training on Aug. 3, 2016 at Rio Olympic Arena in Rio de Janeiro.

Halko became the youngest American to qualify for the Rio de Janeiro 2016
Paralympic Games when she broke a world record at the U.S.... Paralympic Team Trials for track and field in June.... 16-year-old, Halko is the youngest American to qualify for the #Rio2016 Paralympic...

 

 

 

13 Places to Watch the 2016 Summer Olympics in NYC

 

 DNAinfo     2016-08-05 kl. 01:55     777 words

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Fireworks ignite over the Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony for the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012.

There will be meet and greets with
paralympic athletes, Brazilian food and drink, dance lessons and more Olympic sport watching.

 

 

 

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy in the Olympic Games 2016 Rio de Janeiro/Brazil

 

 International Continence Society     2016-08-05 kl. 01:55     441 words

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Cristiane Carboni, ICS Physiotherapy Committee member, recently interviewed the pelvic floor physiotherapy team that will be attending the Olympic games 2016.

Pelvic floor dysfunction in athletes and
disabled athletes is increasing every day in different countries.

 

 

 

Sports Ministers in Rio pledge to strengthen policies and fight corruption

 

 Commonwealth Secretariat     2016-08-05 kl. 01:55     807 words

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Governments from 32 Commonwealth countries today took the historic step of committing to align their national sports policies to the Sustainable

International Olympics Committee and the International
Paralympics Committee, and the World Anti-Doping Agency.

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Former Wildcat Crosby races to Rio for Paralympics

 

 ChicoER.com     2016-08-05 kl. 01:49     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.

Former Wildcat Crosby races to Rio for
Paralympics....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...

 

 

 

Third Paralympics for gentle footballing tough guy

 

 CathNews     2016-08-05 kl. 01:47     252 words

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Cameron Carr is going to Rio next month as a member of the wheelchair rugby team, often known as "murderball". Cameron's Catholic values have played an important part in dealing with life's ups and downs.

Third
Paralympics for gentle footballing tough guy.... Fortunately, it will heal in time for his third Paralympic Games appearance.... Cameron was co-captain of the Steelers in 2012, when they won Australia’s first Paralympic...

 

 

 

Nissan pranks top Team GB & ParalympicsGB stars ahead of Rio 2016 opening ceremony

 

 Noodls     2016-08-05 kl. 01:40     1082 words

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Nissan Motor (GB) Ltd. (via noodls) / Nissan pranks top Team GB & ParalympicsGB stars ahead of Rio 2016 opening ceremony Team GB &

Nissan pranks top Team GB &
ParalympicsGB stars ahead of Rio 2016 opening ceremony.... Nissan Motor (GB) Ltd. (via noodls) / Nissan pranks top Team GB & ParalympicsGB stars ahead of Rio 2016 opening ceremony Team GB &...ParalympicsGB medal...

 

 

 

Barnet schoolgirl is youngest competitor at Rio Olympics

 

 Edgware Today     2016-08-05 kl. 01:36     322 words

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Thursday, 4 August 2016By Dave Speck in Local People

We wish Gaurika and Haris every success in Rio this summer!” Barnet Copthall swimming club, which was set up in 1978, has had Olympic or
Paralympic representation at every Olympic Games since the 1980 games in Moscow.

 

 

 

The Best Places to Watch the Rio Olympics in NYC

 

 CityGuideNY.com     2016-08-05 kl. 01:35     1038 words

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Controversy and excitement both mark the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro ‎, and New Yorkers will be out in force to catch all the action.

Olympic legends and current
Paralympians (headed to Rio in September) will also be on hand.... Moore St., citi.com Friday, August 5th – Open to the Public 5 PM – 11 PM 6 PM –Olympic Soccer Player Christie Rampone and 2016 Rio- bound Paralympic Basketball...

 

 

 

www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2016/aug/03/olympics-problems-rio/ -story-blockRio was wrong choice for Olympic Games

 

 San Diego Union Tribune     2016-08-05 kl. 01:27     742 words

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Hospital wards. Security breaches. Cops and robbers. Sum of all fears. International intrigue. It sounds like a new installment of Tom Cruise’s “Mission: Impossible” movie franchise, doesn’t it? Well, not quite ...

In June, two members of the Australian
Paralympic sailing squad were robbed of their bicycles at gunpoint, prompting Australia’s exasperated Olympic team leader to plead with Brazilian law-enforcement authorities to implement Olympic-scale

 

 

 

The Zero Hour of Rio2016 Olympic Games is Here!

 

 This Day Online     2016-08-05 kl. 01:24     981 words

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The Rio Mayor, Eduardo Paes carried the Olympic torch on its first few laps of the city centre *Brazilians set to put the best of their culture on display Finally, the zero hour to the official Opening Ceremony of the 31st Olympic Games is here.

stadium. Temer will formally declare the Olympic Games open, but because the Brazilian government is so unpopular the organisers fear he will be heckled, as George Osborne was at the London 2012
Paralympics The president admitted yesterday that he...

 

 

 

$180,000 In Total Giving Awarded To Nine Local Charities As Part Of The Minnesota Wild Foundation's "Wild Idea Grant Program"

 

 Yard Barker     2016-08-05 kl. 01:23     1293 words

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/ 6:00 PM CT / News Wild.com The Minnesota Wild Foundation announced today that nine local charities were selected as the inaugural recipients of the “Wild Idea Grant Program.

The Rochester Sled Hockey program promotes total wellness of
disabled athletes including physical health, mental health and quality of life.

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Refugee team to race in Rio Olympics for first time

 

 ChurchTimes     2016-08-05 kl. 01:15     608 words

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Ready: members of the Refugee Olympic Team pose in Rio on Saturday Credit: PA Ready: members of the Refugee Olympic Team pose in Rio on Saturday

Meanwhile, preparations for the
Paralympics, due to take place in Rio in September, are under way.... It is the first time that the 25 women will have left Rwanda to compete on an international level, and Rwanda is the first African country to send a women’s team to the Paralympics...

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MPP dijangka menjana lebih banyak pendapatan

 

 Enews.Shafaqna.com     2016-08-05 kl. 01:12     2611 words

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Channel News Asia UN agency urges fans of Olympic,
Paralympic Games to help protect children - en.gmw.cn Wayne Rooney s testimonial not all about him as Man Utd, Everton draw - espnfc.co Jose Mourinho not a big shouter so far as Manchester United

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Aussie Olympians – where are they now?

 

 ABC Online     2016-08-05 kl. 01:10     1879 words

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Olympic and Paralympic athletes train for years in their sport, but what becomes of some sporting heroes when they bow out of competition?

Aussie Olympians – where are they now?Olympic and
Paralympic athletes train for years in their sport, but what becomes of some sporting heroes when they bow out of competition?Andrew Cooper Melbourne's Andrew Cooper won gold at the 1992 Barcelona

 

 

 

The Latest: 4 of 5 Olympic boxing champs get 1st-round byes

 

 San Luis Obispo.com     2016-08-05 kl. 01:08     2494 words

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The Latest on the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Four of the five Olympic boxing gold medalists fighting in Rio de Janeiro will have first-round byes in their title defense attempts.

Hollande flew to Rio on Thursday for a series of meetings over two days, including a dinner with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and delegation chiefs of countries taking part in the Olympics and
Paralympics.

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Rio 2016 Olympics: organisers 'make plans to drown out boos' at opening

 

 The Telegraph     2016-08-05 kl. 01:08     540 words

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Fireworks explode ov