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Poor Brazilian kids get taste of their own Olympics

 

 MSN     2016-08-10 kl. 18:00     786 words

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Provided by AFP Sports enthusiast Jarbas Meneghini (L) poses with children standing on a home-made "podium" inside his home in Campo Grande, Rio de Janeiro, on August 9, 2016 Crowned by wreaths, faces filled with emotion,

The program is set to continue throughout the Olympics and
Paralympics.

 

 

 

Intresset för bågskytte har exploderat

 

 Sveriges Radio Jämtland     2016-08-10 kl. 14:59     233 words

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Bågskyttesporten växer och antalet medlemmar har ökat rejält, mycket tack vare populära filmer och serier. För några år sedan var Jämtland bågskytteklubb på väg att lägga ner sin förening på grund av för få aktiva.

Bland de finns Zandra Reppe som är aktuell för
Paralympics i Rio i september.

 

 

 

Citykliniken knep båda naprapatplatserna till det medicinska teamet i Paralympics

 

 Affärsliv     2016-08-10 kl. 14:02     304 words

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Norrköping har inte bara idrottarna Jonas Jacobsson och Alexander Öhgren på planet till Paralympics i Rio.

Citykliniken knep båda naprapatplatserna till det medicinska teamet i
Paralympics.... Norrköping har inte bara idrottarna Jonas Jacobsson och Alexander Öhgren på planet till Paralympics i Rio.De legitimerade naprapaterna Fredrik Brännström och Marcus...

 

 

 

Just nu: OS-panelen

 

 Sveriges Radio Östergötland     2016-08-10 kl. 11:53     46 words

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Programledaren Johan Bengtsson pratar om OS med vår panel som består av Christer Kustvik, chefredaktör på Corren, Sara Bley, friidrottare i Tjalve, och Irene Slättengren, ryttare med flera guldmedaljer från Paralympics.

Just nu: OS-panelen. Programledaren Johan Bengtsson pratar om OS med vår panel som består av Christer Kustvik, chefredaktör på Corren, Sara Bley, friidrottare i Tjalve, och Irene Slättengren, ryttare med flera guldmedaljer från
Paralympics.OS-panelen...

 

 

 

Johnson om den ryska skandalen: En skam

 

 Dagens Nyheter     2016-08-10 kl. 10:44     559 words

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Rio de Janeiro. IOK borde ha stoppat alla ryska idrottare från att tävla i Rio. Det säger den tidigare sprintstjärnan Michael Johnson, femfaldig OS-guldmedaljör, till DN.

Jag önskar att IOK hade hängt på IAAF (Internationella friidrottsförbundet) och den internationella
paralympiska kommittén - som ju har beslutat att porta alla ryska idrottare. -

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Are these the 12 most embarrassing honorary degrees ever awarded?

 

 Times Higher Education Supplement     2016-08-11 kl. 08:37     721 words

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Robert Mugabe and Donald Trump among the names on our list of regrettable recipients Donald Trump. Source: iStock Which is the most embarrassing honorary degree handed out in recent times?

presidency.
Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius, now a convicted murderer, was also  relieved last year  of the degree awarded to him by the  University of Strathclyde  in 2012.

 

 

 

Paralympic medal stolen from Perth club (AAP)

 

 West Australian     2016-08-11 kl. 08:16     14 words

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Paralympic medal stolen from Perth club (AAP).... Share Tweet Whatsapp Email Share Paralympic medal stolen from Perth club -

 

 

 

Sport with Courtney Walsh

 

 ABC Online     2016-08-11 kl. 08:09     60 words

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Australia has had a strong start at the Rio 2016 games, Catherine Skinner won a gold medal in trap shooting on Monday morning.

Australia has had a strong start at the Rio 2016 games, Catherine Skinner won a gold medal in trap shooting on Monday morning.The International
Paralympic Committee have announced that the Russian team will be banned from competing in the games next

 

 

 

Paralympic medal stolen from Perth club

 

 Daily Telegraph Australia     2016-08-11 kl. 08:04     99 words

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A gold medal from the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney was among items stolen from a Perth yacht club. Four men in a large white van were seen arriving and leaving the yacht club in Crawley at the time of the theft early on Monday morning.

Paralympic medal stolen from Perth club.... A gold medal from the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney was among items stolen from a Perth yacht club.... Originally published as Paralympic medal stolen from Perth club.

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Air Force football welcomes US Paralympic Wheelchair Basketball team

 

 KOAA.com     2016-08-11 kl. 08:01     91 words

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AIR FORCE ACADEMY - Sometimes a handshake goes a long, long way.  The Air Force Football team handed out nearly 200 of them today with the US Paralympic Wheelchair Basketball Team visiting practice during a breaking from training for Rio.

Air Force football welcomes US
Paralympic Wheelchair Basketball team.... AIR FORCE ACADEMY - Sometimes a handshake goes a long, long way.  The Air Force Football team handed out nearly 200 of them today with the US Paralympic Wheelchair Basketball Team...

 

 

 

Sports in a minute: Bede narrows college hoops choices

 

 North Andover Eagle-Tribune     2016-08-11 kl. 07:58     446 words

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Bede’s finalists Former North Andover High star Wabissa Bede has narrowed his college basketball choices to five schools, according to recruiting websites Rivals.com and 247sports.com .

It is the third Olympics for Camilleri, a graduate of James Madison, who will also remain in Rio for the
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Adapted Sports: Book on José Sayovo's life presented

 

 Angola Press     2016-08-11 kl. 07:46     153 words

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- A biographical work on the life of the Angolan paralympic sprinter, José Armando Sayovo, entitled ?O Céu Pode Esperar? was presented on Wednesday at a press conference in .

A biographical work on the life of the Angolan
paralympic sprinter, José Armando Sayovo, entitled ?O Céu Pode Esperar? was presented on Wednesday at a press conference in .The work by the writer Abílio da Conceição, portrays the life of the

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Paralympic athletes help motivate Air Force football team - U.S.

 

 DailyMe.Com     2016-08-11 kl. 07:45     93 words

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The first day of pads always brings a bit of a hop to the step of a football player, so Air Force was already feeling a bit juiced Wednesday morning despite practicing late into the evening Tuesday. But then came a visit from the U.S.

Paralympic athletes help motivate Air Force football team -... But then came a visit from the U.S.Paralympic men's wheelchair basketball team that will head to Brazil in a few weeks, and the motivation grew exponentially.

 

 

 

Supreme Ventures supports Ja's Rio Paralympians

 

 Jamaica Gleaner     2016-08-11 kl. 07:14     108 words

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Contributed Simone Clarke-Cooper (stooping), assistant vice-president, group corporate communications, presents Supreme Ventures Limited’s (SVL) $500,000 donation to gold medal winning Paralympian Alphanso Cunningham.

Supreme Ventures supports Ja's Rio
Paralympians.... Contributed Simone Clarke-Cooper (stooping), assistant vice-president, group corporate communications, presents Supreme Ventures Limited’s (SVL) $500,000 donation to gold medal winning Paralympian...

 

 

 

Northern exposure

 

 Spectator Australia     2016-08-11 kl. 07:13     835 words

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As the festival grows, the good acts are harder to find and the prices keep rising to meet the throngs of showbiz refugees who surge north in the belief that the glory, this year, will be theirs.

Dad never claimed disability allowance. ‘I can walk, can’t I?’ He loathed the
Paralympics and watched it in fits of fury while stabbing at the TV with the forefinger of his remaining hand. ‘What’s wrong with that one?

 

 

 

The most viral moments of the 2016 Olympics

 

 MSN UK     2016-08-11 kl. 07:13     1176 words

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From sparking off memes to making fans angry, the 2016 Olympics has a lot of moments outside of the competition that people are talking about. Let's take a look at some of this year's most viral moments.

(Pictured on right) Tom, the
Paralympic Games mascot is a mixture of every plant in Brazil.

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Missy Franklin's Olympic retrofit ends in bitter disappointment

 

 Daily Pilot     2016-08-11 kl. 07:03     881 words

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When Missy Franklin arrived at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on Wednesday morning, the four-time gold medalist thought about the chance the new day presented to move beyond her tear-stained start to the Games.

Among the thousands of replies were messages of encouragement from former Olympian Natalie Coughlin and champion
Paralympic swimmer Brad Snyder.

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FITNESS FABLES: No place for dark games at Olympics

 

 BDlive     2016-08-11 kl. 06:56     977 words

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COMPETITION brings out the best in products and the worst in people, so the saying goes. The Rio Olympic Games could be proof of that — or not, depending on your level of cynicism or optimism. Russia’s doping scandal tests optimism levels to their limits.

The scandal has meant the Russian track and field team, the rowing squad, weightlifters and now the entire
paralympic team are out of the Olympics.

 

 

 

Andrew Pasterfield: Gold medal his dream at Paralympics

 

 Hills News     2016-08-11 kl. 06:53     342 words

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THE thought of a gold medal is all the motivation Andrew Pasterfield needs to leap out of bed at 4.30am in the dark of winter. exit THE thought of a gold medal is all the motivation Andrew Pasterfield needs to leap out of bed at 4.

Andrew Pasterfield: Gold medal his dream at
Paralympics....of winter. This year's Paralympic Games in London will be the former Castle Hill local's second after he made his debut at Beijing as a 19-year-old in 2008.... The swim team will head to a training camp in Cardiff, Wales, before the Games begin which means Pasterfield will have plenty of time to cool his heels before the Paralympics...

 

 

 

Russian medal-winner accuses West of new Cold War

 

 The News International     2016-08-11 kl. 06:19     618 words

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‘Olympics. ... needs to be clean. It can’t all be about money’ By Tom Morgan, Rio A Russian swimmer claimed the West was launching a new Cold War over Olympics drug-cheating allegations on Tuesday as a bitter row between athletes intensified in Rio.

Russia’s entire
Paralympics team has been banned from the event after evidence of state-sponsored doping, with Russia claiming that it has been left as a political scapegoat.

 

 

 

Atos to Bring Alfresco Software to Japan

 

 TMC Net     2016-08-11 kl. 06:05     657 words

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] SINGAPORE , Aug. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Atos has been named Lead Partner by Alfresco Software , the leading open-source provider of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and Business Process Management (BPM) solutions.

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic &
Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market.

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Gold for RIMOWA

 

 Web-Release.info     2016-08-11 kl. 06:05     5912 words

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The RIMOWA Bossa Nova is going for gold! Even at first glance, the polycarbonate suitcase exudes exclusivity. Upon closer inspection, there is no doubt that the Bossa Nova has earned a place on the podium.

official vehicle fleet for the Rio 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Games The vehicle fleet that will be used during the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games was officially delivered by automotive partner Nissan to the Local Organizing Committee.

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School breeds champions

 

 Daily Telegraph Australia     2016-08-11 kl. 05:58     431 words

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Blaxland High’s students and teachers are cheering louder than most during the Olympics, as three former students wear the green and gold in Rio.

Another past student and rower, Kate Murdoch, will take on the
Paralympics. “We have not got a title; we aren’t a sports high school or anything like that, so it is just remarkable,” Ms Tunica said.

 

 

 

Paralympic gold medal stolen in Perth burglary

 

 ABC Online     2016-08-11 kl. 05:49     295 words

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A Paralympic gold medal has been stolen during a burglary at the Royal Perth Yacht Club. The club on Hackett Drive in Crawley was broken into via the rear doors in the early hours of Monday.

Paralympic gold medal stolen in Perth burglary.... A Paralympic gold medal has been stolen during a burglary at the Royal Perth Yacht Club.... Police said the thieves smashed two display cabinets and stole several items including a Paralympic gold medal from...

 

 

 

Interactive video: Rio Paralympics 2016

 

 ONE News     2016-08-11 kl. 05:44     66 words

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TVNZ will have comprehensive coverage of the action at the Paralympic Games in Rio. Sophie Pascoe Source: Getty There'll be action on TV ONE, Duke, TVNZ OnDemand and Attitude Live! of all our para-athletes' performances.

Interactive video: Rio
Paralympics 2016.... TVNZ will have comprehensive coverage of the action at the Paralympic Games in Rio.... Full details of the coverage at tvnz.co.nz/paralympics2.

 

 

 

Rio 2016: Australian, UK track and field athletes echo doping outcry

 

 Special Broadcasting Service     2016-08-11 kl. 05:41     685 words

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Track and field athletes from Australia and the UK have praised other athletes who have spoken out against doping in sport.

on. Russia ruled out of
Paralympic Games over doping SBS World News Radio:... Russia says it will appeal a decision by the International Paralympic Committee to ban its national team from competing in next month's Paralympic Games in Brazil.

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Roscosmos plans to reduce Russian ISS crew to two - newspaper

 

 Tass.ru     2016-08-11 kl. 05:41     294 words

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August 11, 6:34 UTC+3 MOSCOW "Plans to reduce the crew stem from the fact that less cargo ships are sent to the ISS," Roscosmos manned programs director Sergei Krikalev said Material has 1 page MOSCOW, August 11. /TASS/.

Paralympic Committee writes open letter to Thomas Bach August 11, 0:42 In other media.

 

 

 

Thieves steal Paralympic medal

 

 West Australian     2016-08-11 kl. 05:39     127 words

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, 11:11 am Perth Detectives are seeking the public’s help to find four men who broke into Royal Perth Yacht Club and stole a Paralympic medal this week. Security guards called police to the yacht club about 1.

Thieves steal
Paralympic medal. , 11:11 am Perth Detectives are seeking the public’s help to find four men who broke into Royal Perth Yacht Club and stole a Paralympic medal this week.... A number of items were stolen from the club, including a Sydney 2000 Paralympic...

 

 

 

Day 5 at the Olympics: What you might have missed on a gold rush day for

 

 Metro     2016-08-11 kl. 05:14     596 words

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Coral Barry for Metro.co.uk Thursday 11 Aug 2016 3:49 am

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Athletics: Coe lauds 'landmark changes'

 

 Yahoo! India     2016-08-11 kl. 05:13     781 words

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By Mitch Phillips RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - IAAF President Sebastian Coe announced a shake up of the organization on Wednesday aimed at ensuring

Crowds in almost all the venues have been sparse and there is no chance of the Olympic Stadium matching the sold out signs that London hung on its doors every day - for the
Paralympics too.

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Athletics - Coe lauds 'landmark changes'

 

 Yahoo! Sports     2016-08-11 kl. 05:09     788 words

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By Mitch Phillips RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - IAAF President Sebastian Coe announced a shake up of the organisation on Wednesday aimed at ensuring

Crowds in almost all the venues have been sparse and there is no chance of the Olympic Stadium matching the sold out signs that London hung on its doors every day - for the
Paralympics too.

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