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Parasporten Boccia intar Nynäs: "Många gör ett riktigt hästjobb"

 

 Gefle Dagblad     2016-08-12 kl. 16:51     245 words

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Under lördagen invigs SM i Boccia på Nynäs i Gävle.

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Parasport Gävleborgs ordförande Henrik Söderkvist.... Det är Paralympics som brukar få uppmärksamhet men annars glöms vi bort lite, vilket är tråkigt.

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Arbetarbladet (web)

 

 

 

Parasportare på väg till Rio får halv miljon av Lions

 

 MyNewsdesk     2016-08-12 kl. 15:18     129 words

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Pressmeddelande Aug 12, 2016 15:18 CEST Lions Sverige ger en halv miljon kronor till Parasportförbundet och de idrottande som ska tävla i Paralympics i Rio senare i år.

Pressmeddelande Aug 12, 2016 15:18 CEST Lions Sverige ger en halv miljon kronor till Parasportförbundet och de idrottande som ska tävla i
Paralympics i Rio senare i år.Lions har en lång tradition av att stötta barn och ungdomar med

 

 

 

Succé för landets första festival för parasport

 

 Lokaltidningen Höganäs     2016-08-12 kl. 10:21     357 words

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Visade att alla kan idrotta Peter Nygren ÄNGELHOLM. Pelle Sköldbäck var den drivande kraften när landets första parasportfestival arrangerades i hans hemstad Ängelholm. Festivalen visade att alla kan ägna sig åt någon idrott.

Första festivalen för
parasport. - visade att alla kan idrotta Peter Nygren ÄNGELHOLM.... Festivalen visade att alla kan ägna sig åt någon idrott.Redan kända sporter, som finns med när Paralympics avgörs i Rio de Janeiro om en månad, varvades med mindre...

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2016 Summer Paralympics: Expectations high from Rio-bound Indian contingent

 

 Yahoo! India     2016-08-13 kl. 08:24     393 words

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New Delhi, Aug 13 (ANI): As the Paralympic-bound Indian contingent heads for the 2016 Summer Paralympics, slated to be held from September 7 and 18 in

2016 Summer
Paralympics:... As the Paralympic-bound Indian contingent heads for the 2016 Summer Paralympics, slated to be held from September 7 and 18 in. ...Brazil, the country has pinned high hopes on its athletes winning a lot of medals in the...

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Paul Pogba Banned For Bournemouth Game… See Why!

 

 ForNaija.com     2016-08-13 kl. 08:00     514 words

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John Mikel Obi Welcome Pogba To Premier League Pogba: Midfielder suspended for Manchester United opener John Mikel Obi: Chelsea midfielder

Russian athletes banned from
Paralympics games over doping scandal Man United boss Jose Mourinho hails 'amazing' Paul Pogba signing Football Star, Paul Pogba & Drake Party Together (Photos) Rio Paralympics 2016:

 

 

 

Paralympian Jarryd Wallace discusses his 'tough but best decision' to amputate his leg

 

 Red and Black     2016-08-13 kl. 07:52     56 words

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Paralympian Jarryd Wallace discusses his medical history before he left for Rio de Janeiro and the Paralympic Games that run from Sept. 7-18. He will participate in the 100-meter race at the Paralympic Games next month.

Paralympian Jarryd Wallace discusses his 'tough but best decision' to amputate his leg.... Paralympian Jarryd Wallace discusses his medical history before he left for Rio de Janeiro and the Paralympic Games that run from Sept.

 

 

 

Azerbaijani boxer advances to 1/4 finals at Rio Olympics

 

 News.Az     2016-08-13 kl. 07:47     80 words

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Azerbaijani athlete Kamran Shakhsuvarly (weight category 75 kg) advanced to the 1/4 finals in boxing competitions as part of Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Selimov gained a victory over Russian Artem Chebotarev, Trend reported.

5, will end on Aug. 21, and will be followed by the 15th Summer
Paralympic Games on Sept.

 

 

 

Olympics: Darlington's McPhail narrowly misses finals

 

 TH Online     2016-08-13 kl. 07:26     245 words

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12:01 am Michael McPhail positions himself to shoot during qualifiers for the men’s 50-meter rifle prone event at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Michael McPhail, a Darlington, Wis.

USA Shooting, the country’s national governing body of Olympic and
Paralympic shooting, wrote in a tweet that “trying conditions gets best” of McPhail and another American competitor, David Higgins.

 

 

 

Rio 2016 - Weather delays but 49ers finally get on the water in Rio

 

 SailWorld.com     2016-08-13 kl. 07:08     922 words

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by Jane Gordon today at 3:14 am Australia - Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen on the final sprint of Race 2 - 49er class 2016 Olympic Regatta © Richard Gladwell www.richardgladwell.

49er class 2016 Olympic Regatta © Richard Gladwell www.richardgladwell.com 2016 Rio Olympic and
Paralympic Games -

 

 

 

Japan House for Rio de Janeiro: Olympic Sized...

 

 Around The Rings     2016-08-13 kl. 07:06     384 words

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(ATR) It’s hard to miss Japan House in Rio de Janeiro. The hospitality center for the Rio Olympics is in the Cidade das Artes, a striking architectural sight in the middle of a major highway on the way to Olympic venues.

A section for Tokyo 2020 displays a model of the New National Stadium and other activities toward 2020 Tokyo Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Olympic-Sized Climate Propaganda

 

 Town Hall     2016-08-13 kl. 06:23     1212 words

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XXXI Olympiad competitors are joyfully showcasing their skills and sportsmanship, while delighted fans revel in their amazing efforts.

and shin guards; bows and arrows; volleyball and field hockey nets; basketballs; seats and clothing for fans; prosthetics and wheelchairs for
Paralympians; and much more.

 

 

 

The Rigged System of Olympic Doping

 

 Town Hall     2016-08-13 kl. 06:23     901 words

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Just as we settled in for a few days of Olympic competition to take a mental break from the daily spin of both presidential campaigns and their challenged candidates, we get hit again with Olympic controversy and cheating scandals.

  For their efforts, the International
Paralympic Committee just banned Russia from their 2016 Games for their alleged violations.... In a further embarrassment to the IOC, the Paralympic Committee made it clear that their priority was to ensure a fair...

 

 

 

mperialism on steroids

 

 The News International     2016-08-13 kl. 06:08     361 words

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The new wave of cold war that has been created by the US and its Western allies against Russia is taking grotesque forms.

When it became clear that the IOC would not comply with that endeavour initiated by US hawks the
Paralympics’ Committee was approached (which succumbed to the overtures).

 

 

 

Deepa Malik to represent India at Rio Paralympics after court decides not to interfere with selection

 

 India Today     2016-08-13 kl. 05:57     462 words

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The Delhi High Court decided not to interfere with the decision of the National Sports Federation, resulting in Deepa Malik representing the country at Rio Paralympics 2016.

Deepa Malik to represent India at Rio
Paralympics after court decides not to interfere with selection.... The Delhi High Court decided not to interfere with the decision of the National Sports Federation, resulting in Deepa Malik representing the country at Rio Paralympics...

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Rio Games: HC declines para-athlete’s plea

 

 The Hindu     2016-08-13 kl. 04:38     350 words

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The Delhi High Court on Thursday declined to order a re-selection trial for a slot in the Rio 2016 Paralympics on the petition of a national

The Delhi High Court on Thursday declined to order a re-selection trial for a slot in the Rio 2016
Paralympics on the petition of a national. ...para-athlete saying that the qualification slot is allocated to the National Paralympic Committee (NPC)

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Athletes with disabilities to try different sports at Turnstone's 'Gateway to Gold' event

 

 Indiana News Center     2016-08-13 kl. 04:35     287 words

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at 10:19 PM EDT FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) --- Going through the "Gateway to Gold.

The U.S.
Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee is also hosting the event. “The U.S.... Paralympic Team strives to be the best in the world.... But we cannot get to the top of the podium without the help of community partners like Turnstone,” said Rick Adams, chief of Paralympic...

 

 

 

German TV journalist Hajo Seppelt under police protection after reporting on doping

 

 Deutsche Welle     2016-08-13 kl. 04:12     374 words

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The man who broke the story on state-organized doping of Russian athletes is under police protection in Rio. German TV journalist Hajo Seppelt is under the protection of two military police officers during the Olympics.

The International
Paralympic Committee imposed a blanket ban on all Russian athletes from the 2016 Paralympics, which begin on September 7.

 

 

 

Jailed South African paralympics star Pistorius taken to hospital

 

 Equilibrio Informativo     2016-08-13 kl. 03:56     309 words

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Oscar Pistorius has been rushed to Pretoria's Kalafong Hospital after sustaining injuries to his wrists in jail. The correctional services spokeman did not provide any detail on the injuries, citing medical privacy concerns.

Jailed South African
paralympics star Pistorius taken to hospital.... The Paralympic gold medallist, first being found guilty of culpable homicide for the 2013 Valentine's Day killing of Ms Reeva Steenkamp, saw his conviction upgraded to murder in...

 

 

 

Zeeman narrowly misses chance at medal, but earns praise

 

 Sudbury Star     2016-08-13 kl. 03:34     431 words

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Carling Zeeman won't row for an Olympic medal on Saturday, but that hasn't dampened the enthusiasm of friends, fans and fellow rowers who will cheer on the Laurentian University graduate in the women's single sculls B final at the Rio Summer Games.

Kristen Kit (St. Catharines, Ont.) and Andrew Todd (Thunder Bay, Ont.) ― for the 2016
Paralympic Summer Games, Sept.... 7-18. Halladay's team won bronze at world championships in France, last September to qualify for the Paralympics, and World Cup III...

 

 

 

Paralympic Goalball Send-Off Celebration » (Portland State University)

 

 World News Network     2016-08-13 kl. 03:12     1568 words

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Wackjob Commies CRASH "Students For Trump" Meeting It was utter chaos at Portland State University Thursday evening, as over 100 wackjob commie students crashed the forming meeting for Students For Trump.

Paralympic Goalball Send-Off Celebration » (Portland State University).

 

 

 

A bounty of Maryland Moments at Rio Games

 

 Baltimore Sun     2016-08-13 kl. 02:42     985 words

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Maryland is celebrating an abundance of golden moments at the Olympics, claiming a wildly outsized haul of medals not only from Michael Phelps and

"We have the most decorated
paralympic athletes as well."

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President Obama Announces a Presidential Delegation to Attend the Closing Ceremony of the 2016 Olymp

 

 US Embassy Brazil: Brasilia     2016-08-13 kl. 02:40     253 words

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THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 12, 2016   President Barack Obama today announced the designation

2016 Olympics/
Paralympics , Ambassador , Featured Event , News , President Barack Obama , Press R.

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Staffordshire Goes For Gold

 

 Leek Post & Times     2016-08-13 kl. 02:40     88 words

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By| Posted: August 12, 2016 "They both deserve their place in Olympic history and we will be looking at how we can mark their truly remarkable achievements when they return home to Staffordshire."

Fellow Staffordshire Olympian Heather Fisher, from Tamworth, also competed in the women's rugby sevens and
Paralympian Lee Pearson CBE, from Cheddleton, will compete in dressage events in the Paralympics in Rio 2016.

 

 

 

Highlights From Rio's Olympic Games Opening Ceremony

 

 Equilibrio Informativo     2016-08-13 kl. 02:36     514 words

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What do you need to know as you kick off your Olympics viewing? The Australian Olympic team initially refused to move into its housing, citing clogged toilets and exposed wiring in the dormitories.

Flagbearers included United States swim star Michael Phelps and British Wimbledon champion Andy Murray, another tennis great in Spain's Rafael Nadal, and Iran's Olympic and
Paralympic archer Zahra Nemati in her wheelchair.

 

 

 

Time to cast your vote for district sports awards

 

 Bury Free Press     2016-08-13 kl. 02:15     330 words

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Latest sports news from the Bury Free Press Time is running out to nominate your local sporting stars for both the St Edmundsbury and Forest Heath Sports Awards.

Meanwhile, a young
disabled athlete, a netball club and a local cyclist have been included on the Forest Heath nomination sheet.

 

 

 

Rio Olympics 2016: Yulia Efimova drags Michael Phelps into doping criticism row

 

 Equilibrio Informativo     2016-08-13 kl. 02:00     424 words

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Evidence of Russia's massive state-sponsored doping program, details of which were revealed in a report issued by the World Anti-Doping Agency, were

Evidence of Russia's massive state-sponsored doping program, details of which were revealed in a report issued by the World Anti-Doping Agency, were. ...enough, we point out, for the International
Paralympic Committee to ban all Russian athletes

 

 

 

Shorten to run different kind of marathon

 

 GWN7 - Yahoo7     2016-08-13 kl. 01:29     277 words

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Opposition leader Bill Shorten is one of more than 80,000 people set to take on Heartbreak Hill in one of the world's largest fun runs in Sydney.

British athlete Tom Musson, who didn't qualify for the Rio
Paralympic Games because his partially amputated arm was too long, will run to raise money for cancer charity CanTeen.

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More tragedy for the James family

 

 Edson Leader     2016-08-13 kl. 01:26     474 words

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Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to the family of Joanna James, a Parkland Composite High School teacher and rodeo competitor who lost her life following an accident at the Mary Reimer Rodeo in Hinton.

IPC ban on disabled Russian athletes wrong As the president of an organization that houses persons with handicaps I was personally insulted when the International
Paralympic Committee (IPC) banned the entire Russian Paralympic Team for past doping

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Shorten to run different kind of marathon

 

 9News.com.au     2016-08-13 kl. 01:20     345 words

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Opposition leader Bill Shorten is one of more than 80,000 people set to take on Heartbreak Hill in one of the world's largest fun runs in Sydney.

British athlete Tom Musson, who didn't qualify for the Rio
Paralympic Games because his partially amputated arm was too long, will run to raise money for cancer charity CanTeen.

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Official Cars of the Olympic Games: Past and Present

 

 This Day Online     2016-08-13 kl. 01:19     708 words

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Nissan is the official car of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, which have officially started. While motorsports currently are not a part of the Olympic Games, cars play a major role in the events and there is one primary automotive sponsor every two years.

4,200 vehicles to meet the day-to-day mobility needs of the Rio 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

How Andre De Grasse fast-tracked to the 100-metre sprint

 

 Macleans Online     2016-08-13 kl. 00:58     3372 words

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Andre De Grasse at a world elite track and field training facility in Phoenix, Az., on Thursday, February 4, 2016. (Nathan Denette, CP) PHOENIX, Arizona — Picture a staircase.

Andre De Grasse leads during the senior men’s 200 metre semifinals at the Canadian Track and Field Championships and Selection Trials for the 2016 Summer Olympic and
Paralympic Games, in Edmonton, Alta., on July 10, 2016.

 

 

 

The face of the Olympics will never look the same

 

 WCYB-TV     2016-08-13 kl. 00:49     888 words

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(CNN) - Simone: That's a name many Olympic viewers will never forget. Simone Manuel, a 20-year-old black female swimmer, and Simone Biles, a 19-year-old black female gymnast, dominated in two sports in which most US competitors are white.

This year, the Organizing Committee of the Olympic and
Paralympic Games in Rio noted that Biles, Olympic medalist Gabby Douglas and Olympic first-timer Laurie Hernandez make up the most diverse gymnastics team in United States history.

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Bill and Wendy Full Show 08-12-16

 

 WGN Radio 720     2016-08-13 kl. 00:47     60 words

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Bill and Wendy × Bill and Wendy Full Show 08-12-16 Bill and Wendy Today’s guests include Curt Wagner, Josh George, and Rich Labriola. Bill and Wendy talk about the Olympics and Paralympics, TV, food, Hollywood ‘It’ girls, and much more.

Bill and Wendy talk about the Olympics and
Paralympics, TV, food, Hollywood ‘It’ girls, and much more.http://serve.castfire.com/audio/2936588/2936588_2016-08-12-183028.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3739.mp3.

 

 

 

Paralympian Josh George: Maximize Your Potential

 

 WGN Radio 720     2016-08-13 kl. 00:47     80 words

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Bill and Wendy with Josh George. × Paralympian Josh George: Maximize Your Potential Bill and Wendy with Josh George. Bill and Wendy are joined by Paralympic wheelchair racer, Josh George.

Paralympian Josh George:... × Paralympian Josh George:... Bill and Wendy are joined by Paralympic wheelchair racer, Josh George.They talk about the racing chair he helped design, the inspirational commercial he was featured in during the Olympic opening ceremony, competing in the Paralympics...

 

 

 

The face of the Olympics will never look the same

 

 WYFF4.com     2016-08-12 kl. 23:46     997 words

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Simone: That's a name many Olympic viewers will never forget. Simone Manuel, a 20-year-old black female swimmer, and Simone Biles, a 19-year-old black female gymnast, dominated in two sports in which most competitors are white.

This year, the Organizing Committee of the Olympic and
Paralympic Games in Rio noted that Biles, Olympic medalist Gabby Douglas and Olympic first-timer Laurie Hernandez make up the most diverse gymnastics team in United States history.

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A balloon in a pill that could lead to weight loss

 

 Chicago Tribune     2016-08-12 kl. 23:39     1370 words

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Doctors at 15 medical centers around the country are testing a new pill that, once swallowed, is pumped full of nitrogen gas to inflate a balloon in the stomach to make patients feel fuller faster and eat less.

Caption
Paralympian Amanda McGrory Amanda McGrory of Paralympic Track & Field Team demonstrate wheelchair racing to patients from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago before heading to Rio.

 

 

 

Last Minute Cash Infusion for Paralympics...

 

 Around The Rings     2016-08-12 kl. 23:34     315 words

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(ATR) Paralympic organizers say fresh funding from sponsors, the city government, and the federal government needed to be secured to run the Games.

Last Minute Cash Infusion for
Paralympics...(ATR) Paralympic organizers say fresh funding from sponsors, the city government, and the federal government needed to be secured to run the Games.The Paralympic flag gets transferred to Rio de Janeiro four

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Here's why Olympic medalists don't get flowers at the Summer Games in Rio

 

 DailyMe.Com     2016-08-12 kl. 23:27     85 words

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Olympic medalists traditionally cradle flower bouquets as they hold up gold, silver or bronze medals from a tiered platform. But not this year in Brazil.

The switch from ephemeral flowers to long-lasting trinkets is a small part of the Olympic organizing committee’s bigger mission to limit the environmental damage from the 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Games, a ...

 

 

 

The Army secretary is going to the Olympics

 

 Army Times     2016-08-12 kl. 23:19     402 words

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Subscribe today for full access on your desktop, tablet, and mobile device. Subscribe Now Share This Story!

The Army has 14 Olympians and three coaches representing Team USA at the Olympics and
Paralympics.

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Obama blocks FBI Clinton Enquiry | Russian Paralympians Respond to IPC Ban

 

 Sputnik     2016-08-12 kl. 23:12     195 words

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Today’s main stories: The Barack Obama administration has rejected requests from three FBI field offices that had hoped to open corruption cases involving the Clinton Foundation. We discuss this the journalist Dave Lindorff .

Obama blocks FBI Clinton Enquiry | Russian
Paralympians Respond to IPC Ban.... We discuss this the journalist Dave Lindorff .We speak to Russian Paralympian Akzhana Abdikarimova and Evgeny Bukharov of the Russian Paralympic Committee, on the impact of the IPC ruling which bans the entire Paralympian...

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Don't turn court trials into public circuses

 

 Straits Times     2016-08-12 kl. 23:07     2272 words

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Live reporting, 24-hour coverage, hour-long TV specials, talk shows. More than a decade has passed since the media frenzy surrounding "King of Pop" Michael Jackson's 2005 child molestation trial.

Supporters of
Paralympics track star Oscar Pistorius awaiting his arrival for his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, on July 6.... Amanda Knox (an American student tried in the Italian courts for the alleged murder of her British flatmate, and ultimately acquitted) and Oscar Pistorius (a South African Paralympics...

 

 

 

Aust women bow out of table tennis

 

 GWN7 - Yahoo7     2016-08-12 kl. 22:51     105 words

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Australia's hopes of Olympic success in table tennis rest on the shoulders of the men after the women's team was knocked out.

Tapper said her side put up a valiant fight, and now her sights are set on the September
Paralympics, where she's out to better her fourth place achieved at London in 2012.

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Aust women bow out of table tennis (AAP)

 

 Yahoo! News Australia     2016-08-12 kl. 22:51     108 words

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, 6:41 am Australia's hopes of Olympic success in table tennis rest on the shoulders of the men after the women's team was knocked out.

Tapper said her side put up a valiant fight, and now her sights are set on the September
Paralympics, where she's out to better her fourth place achieved at London in 2012.

 

 

 

Employees fundraise for para athletes ahead of Rio 2016

 

 North East Connected     2016-08-12 kl. 22:36     462 words

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A group of charitable customer service employees have come together to support the British ParalympicAssociation ahead of the Rio 2016 Paralympic games.

A group of charitable customer service employees have come together to support the British
ParalympicAssociation ahead of the Rio 2016 Paralympic games.Employees from EDF Energy at Doxford International Business Park raised over £1,000 for the

 

 

 

Rio Olympics: Brazilian Soldier Killed After GPS Leads Him to Favela

 

 Breitbart.com     2016-08-12 kl. 22:23     568 words

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SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER A Brazilian soldier was shot dead in Rio de Janeiro this week after his GPS led him to the notoriously violent Vila do Joao  favela while the group attempted to navigate back to the Olympic Village.

Two weeks ago, two
Paralympians suffered the same fate.

 

 

 

Here's why Olympic medalists don't get flowers at the Summer Games in Rio

 

 Mashable     2016-08-12 kl. 22:13     689 words

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0 Shares Share Tweet Share What's This? Olympic medalists in Rio won't get flowers.

The switch from ephemeral flowers to long-lasting lumber is a small part of the Olympic organizing committee’s bigger mission to limit the environmental damage from the 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Games, news outlets reported this week.

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In brief: PE firm buys NSM, another firm close to buying Drive

 

 HME News     2016-08-12 kl. 22:11     1476 words

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Follow Us: FRANKLIN, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has entered into a definitive purchase agreement with Court Square Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm.

BMW builds wheelchairs for
Paralympic team NEWBURY PARL, Calif. – BMW Designworks, the creative consultant for BMW, has collaborated with U.S.... Paralympics Track and Field to design the team’s custom-fit racing chairs.

 

 

 

Athletics: Unending drama

 

 East African Standard     2016-08-12 kl. 22:05     292 words

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KENYA PARALYMPICS TEAM It is the dream of every athlete to represent his or her country in the Olympics or Paralympic Games.

Athletics: Unending drama. KENYA
PARALYMPICS TEAM It is the dream of every athlete to represent his or her country in the Olympics or Paralympic Games.Indeed athletes train for not less than four years hoping to have the honour of being among thousands...

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Blanket ban of Russian Paralympic athletes to be reviewed by CAS

 

 Global Arbitration Review     2016-08-12 kl. 21:54     45 words

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Andrei Ryabinsky, who is funding the claim The blanket exclusion of Russian Paralympic athletes from the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro because of

Blanket ban of Russian
Paralympic athletes to be reviewed by CAS.... Andrei Ryabinsky, who is funding the claim The blanket exclusion of Russian Paralympic athletes from the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro because of. ...evidence of state-sponsored doping...

 

 

 

Doping: I suspect therefore I am

 

 On Cuba Magazine     2016-08-12 kl. 21:42     869 words

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In Rio they will carry out 4,500 urine and blood tests.

Nor do the
Paralympic escape.

 

 

 

Top officials put a Jewish stamp on the Rio Olympics

 

 Jewish Herald-Voice     2016-08-12 kl. 21:19     1105 words

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RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) – Mazel tov! That’s perhaps how the big shots in charge of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the first to take place in South America, will toast victories when the competition gets underway Aug. 5.

Israel will make its 16th appearance at the Olympics by bringing to Rio its largest delegation ever, with nearly 50 athletes for the Olympics and another 50 for the 2016
Paralympic Games, following immediately afterward.

 

 

 

Congrats you won a gold medal. Now here’s your tax bill

 

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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – Michael Phelps may be untouchable in the water, but even he can’t out-swim the Tax Man. America’s Olympic medalists must pay state and federal taxes on the prize money they get for winning. The U.S.

Proposed federal legislation would make “the value of any medal or prize money” awarded during the Olympics or
Paralympics exempt from income taxes.... Dr. Steven Gill, a tax professor at San Diego State University, isn’t convinced an exception for Olympians and Paralympians...

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Nation’s Poison Centers Provide Assistance Combating Zika Virus Concerns (AAPCC - American Association of Poison Control Centers)

 

 World News Network     2016-08-12 kl. 21:11     1784 words

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And if you\'re feeling inspired by the Games, you can join Team GB in the nation\'s biggest sports day on the 27th August http://iamteamgb.com/ Lot\'s of Olympic and
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Board Member – Independent Director / Treasurer

 

 Pro Bono Australia     2016-08-12 kl. 21:07     419 words

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Board Member - Independent Director / Treasurer - Pro Bono Australia MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES FOR THE COMMON GOOD Posted :

the International Cycling Union (UCI), the Australian Government through the Australian Sports Commission (ASC), the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), the Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) and the Australian
Paralympic Committee

 

 

 

Congrats you won a gold medal. Now here's your tax bill

 

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Michael Phelps may be untouchable in the water, but even he can't out-swim the Tax Man. America's Olympic medalists must pay state and federal taxes on the prize money they get for winning. The U.S.

Proposed federal legislation would make "the value of any medal or prize money" awarded during the Olympics or
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Local Para-Athlete Heads to Rio

 

 98.3 Fly FM     2016-08-12 kl. 20:50     107 words

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10:02 from Rebecca Fryer Local Para-Athlete Abi Tripp is on her way to Rio in September. Tripp, who holds the Canadian Record in the 200 individual medley, is the first Y Penguin ever to qualify to represent Canada at the Paralympics.

Tripp, who holds the Canadian Record in the 200 individual medley, is the first Y Penguin ever to qualify to represent Canada at the
Paralympics.Abi, who has cerebral palsy, has been swimming with the Y Penguins since the age of six and trains six

 

 

 

Why Russia may sever diplomatic ties with Ukraine

 

 World News Network     2016-08-12 kl. 20:49     1606 words

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Russia's Paralympians banned from competing in Rio - Intl Paralympic Committee The President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Philip

Russia's
Paralympians banned from competing in Rio -... Intl Paralympic Committee The President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Philip. ...Carven is announcing the decision on whether Russia will be allowed to participate at the Rio 2016 Paralympic...

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Maximizing Milk Sales

 

 Convenience Store Decisions     2016-08-12 kl. 20:49     752 words

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Retailers may be missing out on key opportunities to drive profits and attract new shoppers with milk.

Olympic &
Paralympic Team sponsor giving milk a powerful national platform as it supports Team USA and recognizing the important role it plays, and has always played in fueling America’s athletes.... The Milk Life Campaign, showcasing nutrient-rich white milk, is proud to support Team USA through the next three Olympic and Paralympic...

 

 

 

Paralympian is inspiration to children

 

 Leyland Guardian     2016-08-12 kl. 20:49     436 words

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Graeme Ballard with children and staff at Rainbow House

Paralympian is inspiration to children.... Natalie Walker Members of a centre for children with disabilities will be glued to their TV screens next month as one of its volunteers is competing in the Paralympics in Rio.... In May 2012, he became the world record holder in the T36 100m at the Paralympic...

 

 

 

Practice Your Favorite Olympic And Paralympic Sports At Seattle Parks

 

 Seattle Medium     2016-08-12 kl. 20:46     573 words

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Does watching the 2016 Olympic Games inspire the inner athlete in you? If so, Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) has a number of ways for you to practice some of your favorite Olympic and Paralympic sports.

Practice Your Favorite Olympic And
Paralympic Sports At Seattle Parks.... If so, Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) has a number of ways for you to practice some of your favorite Olympic and Paralympic sports.With 6,300 acres of parkland, 120 miles of...

 

 

 

Simone Biles Paying Olympic Taxes on Her Gold Medal Is No Scandal

 

 US News & World Report     2016-08-12 kl. 20:44     453 words

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Every four years, U.S. Olympic athletes put on a grand show on the world stage. And then members of Congress seize on their efforts to grandstand about taxes.

Chuck Schumer hawking their United States Appreciation for Olympians and
Paralympians Act.

 

 

 

‘I had to practise hard to get the helicopter shot right’

 

 Sakaal Times     2016-08-12 kl. 20:37     673 words

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With the kind of adulation cricketer M S Dhoni attracts, it certainly wasn’t a cakewalk for actor Sushant Singh Rajput to do a biopic on him, reveals the actor after the launch of the film’s trailer in Jalandhar Jalandhar is an interesting city.

In fact, I have signed up for another sports icon biopic on the life of Murlikant Petkar, India’s first
Paralympics gold medallist.

 

 

 

Zoe Edge to Carry the Matchball Out Tomorrow

 

 Noodls     2016-08-12 kl. 20:35     395 words

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Chesterfield FC Ltd. (via noodls) / To mark the start of the new football season, the EFL has launched its #EFLStories campaign to tell the stories of all the people who help make the EFL what it is - a football experience for everyone.

Former
Paralympic medallist Zoe Edge has been a Spireites supporter as long as she can remember.

 

 

 

No Sochi-like Chobani ban in Rio for Olympics 1 minute ago

 

 Star-Gazette     2016-08-12 kl. 20:33     550 words

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Cups of Chobani Greek-style yogurt come off the production line at the South Edmeston factory on Auguest 11, 2016, ready to shipped to retailers across the nation (Photo: Jeff Platsky/Press & Sun-Bulletin) Stand back Sen. Chuck Schumer.

Through a deal with the United States Olympic Committee that lasts through 2020, Chobani lined up nine Olympians and
Paralympians to use in Games-related promotions. “To be great you have to be full of goodness,” said Peter McGuinness, chief

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IPC find no evidence of intentional misrepresentation in swimming following investigation of 16 possible cases

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-08-12 kl. 20:19     470 words

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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has uncovered “no sufficient evidence” of intentional misrepresentation in swimming after they conducted a “thorough examination” of 16 cases, the governing body has announced.

The International
Paralympic Committee (IPC) has uncovered “no sufficient evidence” of intentional misrepresentation in swimming after they conducted a “thorough examination” of 16 cases, the governing body has announced.The IPC confirmed no

 

 

 

Brazil Olympics guard dies after being shot in head

 

 Anadolu Ajansi     2016-08-12 kl. 20:05     383 words

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By Senabri Silvestre SANTO DOMINGO, Dom. Rep. Brazil declared a day of mourning Friday after the death of an Olympics security guard who was shot in the head in a favela in Rio de Janeiro.

safety of the Rio Olympics and
Paralympic Games in 2016 … our president, Michel Temer enacts an official day of mourning for the death of our hero", Justice Minister Alendrande Moraes said in statement.

 

 

 

IAAF Suspends Kenyan Athletics Official...

 

 Around The Rings     2016-08-12 kl. 20:04     538 words

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(ATR) A Kenyan athletics manager who claimed to give athletes advanced warning on anti-doping tests was suspended for 180 days by the IAAF.

World Olympians Speaks out About IPC Decision The World Olympians Association says the blanket ban against the Russian
Paralympic team for the 2016 Paralympics is “unfair,” and violates the right of clean athletes....sanctioned and dramatically increased funding for research into improved anti-doping testing.” On August 7, International Paralympic Committee president Philip Craven announced the suspension of the Russian Paralympic...

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3 things I wish Id known before my freshman year of...

 

 Chicago Tribune     2016-08-12 kl. 20:03     953 words

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It's that time: the start of college. For some, this is the first year. For me, it's the last. But I still remember that summer between high school and college when I didn't really know what I was getting myself into.

Caption
Paralympian Amanda McGrory Amanda McGrory of Paralympic Track & Field Team demonstrate wheelchair racing to patients from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago before heading to Rio.

 

 

 

Baltimore honors 7 Paralympians

 

 WBAL Channel     2016-08-12 kl. 20:02     177 words

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Paralympians are getting ready to compete next month. Baltimore's mayor on Thursday honored seven athletes who live and train in Baltimore. There was a pep rally Thursday at City Hall as the athletes prepare to head to Rio.

Baltimore honors 7
Paralympians.... Paralympians are getting ready to compete next month.... There was a pep rally Thursday at City Hall as the athletes prepare to head to Rio.One of the Paralympians is Brad Snyder.... He competed in the Paralympic Games in...

 

 

 

East Midlands elite squad day hosted at the Loughborough High-Performance Centre

 

 Noodls     2016-08-12 kl. 20:00     803 words

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England Athletics (via noodls) / Leicestershire Running and Athletics Network collaborate with member club coaches to host the first in a series of

A brief talk by Penny Briscoe, Team GB Chef de Mission for
Paralympic sport, opened the post lunch slot and the afternoon kicked off with a session looking at biomechanics and core stability, which was headed up by former international athlete Tim

 

 

 

Chris Cordes Named Quinnipiac Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Fan Engagement

 

 Quinnipiac Bobcats     2016-08-12 kl. 19:54     438 words

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HAMDEN, Connecticut – Quinnipiac Director of Athletics & Recreation Greg Amodio has announced that Chris Cordes has been named the assistant athletic director for marketing and fan engagement.

Before joining American, Cordes was the president of CorSports, a sports management consulting firm that led to roles with United States Judo, Inc., National Cathedral School, the Olympic Summer Games in Atlanta, the 1996 Summer
Paralympic Games,

 

 

 

Everything you need to know about TriLiverpool 2016

 

 Wirral News     2016-08-12 kl. 19:35     413 words

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15:38, 12 Aug 2016 Kirsty McHale Annual triathlon event comes to the Liverpool waterfront this weekend

Over 1,900 athletes are expected to take on this year's TriLiverpool, with a number of paratriathletes using the event as their final preparation before heading to the
Paralympic Games later this year.

 

 

 

Rio 2016 ticketing – frequently asked questions

 

 Noodls     2016-08-12 kl. 19:29     950 words

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Olympic Council of Ireland (via noodls) / FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS The answers below are responses to the questions most frequently asked about the current ticketing issue at Rio 2016.

The ATR acts as the authorised source for the sale of tickets to the Olympic and
Paralympic Games for a certain territory or territories.

 

 

 

Contemporary artists turn Olympic Boulevard into huge outdoor gallery

 

 Rio 2016     2016-08-12 kl. 19:29     491 words

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This mural by Rita Wainer in the portside district represents a young woman waiting for her sailor sweetheart to return (Photo: Rio 2016/Julio Stotz)

Vik Muniz, who is one of the creative directors of the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016
Paralympic Games, has covered the front of an entire building with his artwork "Rumpled Uniform."

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After a 'God moment,' athlete makes something beautiful out of paralysis

 

 NBCNews.com     2016-08-12 kl. 19:24     1136 words

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share tweet pin email Alana Nichols always imagined she'd be an Olympic softball player, but those dreams were dashed at 17 when she was paralyzed in a snowboarding accident.

Photo by Mike Sassano Alana Nichols, one of the top
Paralympic athletes in the world, is featured in a new documentary on adaptive sports, "Tin Soldiers."... But today at 33, Nichols is one of the top Paralympic athletes in the world.

 

 

 

See The Box: Special K Red Berries Goes Gold For Olympic Gymnasts

 

 Advertising Age     2016-08-12 kl. 19:18     348 words

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Kellogg's Gold Medal Edition boxes of Special K Red Berries feature Simone Biles on one side Credit: Kellogg's Kellogg 's decision to sponsor a certain Olympics newcomer and the USA Gymnastics team has paid off with some big wins.

She had her own limited-edition boxes of Corn Flakes and Special K Red Berries in stores starting in June, as part of Kellogg's promotion of her and four other then-Olympic and
Paralympic hopefuls.... Along with Ms. Biles, Kellogg sponsors four other individual athletes: soccer player Julie Johnston; swimmer Tom Shields; runner Ajee' Wilson and paralympic...

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Nazi death camps, polio and amputation: 10 amazing female Olympians who fought against the odds

 

 News24     2016-08-12 kl. 19:16     1044 words

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Overcoming adversity to reach for their dreams sets these tenacious women apart from the rest. Political affairs, gender stereotypes, illnesses and financial strife can all be tough to deal with.

Since then, she has been a prosperous
Paralympian who participates without the assistance of a prosthetic limb.  Yusra Mardini (Refugee Team) Image:

 

 

 

Rio Olympic pool closes due to green discoloration

 

 The Palm Beach Post     2016-08-12 kl. 19:08     258 words

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If you thought that the green water in the Olympic diving pool was a cause for concern, you may be right.

In response to a tweet by Olympic diver Tom Daley, the Olympic and
Paralympic Organizing Committee claimed that the pool was shut down on Friday because “the water must be still for the pool to return to its blue color.” @TomDaley1994 As

 

 

 

From the Track to the Chamber: Parliamentary Olympians and Paralympians

 

 Dehavilland     2016-08-12 kl. 19:08     860 words

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All eyes are on Rio this August for the 2016 Olympic Games, and politicians are as eager as ever to extol the benefits of sports, both as a matter of policy and personal passion.

Parliamentary Olympians and
Paralympians.... In fact, the House of Lords boasts a number of former Olympic and Paralympic athletes who have distinguished themselves both on and off the sporting stage.... After retiring as an MP, Lord Coe continued to contribute to the Olympics through his role as Chair of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic...

 

 

 

Rio Games Construction Quiets But Continues To Be Studied

 

 Engineering News-Record     2016-08-12 kl. 19:07     455 words

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Now that athletes Simone Biles, Michael Phelps and other Olympians are setting historic gold-medal records since the Rio de Janeiro summer festivities

In total, 3,064 apartments are housing about 15,000 athletes of the Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Rising Perth fencing talent Sam McLellan selected to represent Scotland at

 

 Daily Record     2016-08-12 kl. 19:03     401 words

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16:44, 12 Aug 2016 Perthshire Advertiser 15-year-old trains with the local Salle Ossian Fencing Club and will be following in the footsteps of some of Britain's best.

Previous competitors include Olympic gold medallist and world-record breaking swimmer Adam Peaty,
Paralympic champions Hannah Cockroft, Ellie Simmonds and Jonnie Peacock and GB sprinter Adam Gemili.... Assistant head coach, Douglas Crockart, said: “The School Games are an outstanding experience for our young volleyball athletes, especially to be part of a multi-sport event with other athletes from Olympic and Paralympic...

 

 

 

Blade Runners: Do High-Tech Prostheses Give Runners an Unfair Advantage?

 

 DailyMe.Com     2016-08-12 kl. 19:01     87 words

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Paralympic long jump champ Markus Rehm's bid[1] to compete in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics fell short in July when he could not prove that his carbon-fiber "blade" prosthesis didn't give him an advantage.

Blade Runners: Do High-Tech Prostheses Give Runners an Unfair Advantage?
Paralympic long jump champ Markus Rehm's bid to compete in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics fell short in July when he could not prove that his carbon-fiber "blade" prosthesis...

 

 

 

BMW extends its range of vehicles in customer racing with the BMW M4 GT4 from 2018.

 

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BMW Motorsport will send the successor of the popular BMW M3 GT4 into action as of the 2018 season: the BMW M4 GT4.

Virgin Radio and … Continue reading Mindwhisk will break the record with the largest picnic in Lebanon Rio 2016 Organizing Committee receives from Nissan the official vehicle fleet for the Rio 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Games The vehicle fleet

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Olympic Mosaic Murals - Charis Tsevis Designed Mosaic Murals for the USA House in Rio (TrendHunter.com)

 

 Trend Hunter     2016-08-12 kl. 18:55     142 words

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Charis Tsevis Designed Mosaic Murals for the USA House in Rio Charis Tsevis designed mosaic murals for the USA House at the Rio Summer Olympics. Tsevis was commissioned by the US Olympic Committee to complete the project.

The outside mosaic mural shows eight athletes from the Olympic and
Paralympic US Teams.

 

 

 

Chris Hammer Named to First Ever US Paralympic Triathlon Team

 

 GRAND VALLEY STATE LAKERS     2016-08-12 kl. 18:52     195 words

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Former Grand Valley State University cross country and track and field All-American Chris Hammer ('08) was named to the first-ever U.S. Paralympic Triathlon Team on Tuesday morning.

Chris Hammer Named to First Ever US
Paralympic Triathlon Team.... Paralympic Triathlon Team on Tuesday morning.Hammer was one of eight athletes named to the team that will represent the U.S. and compete at the Paralympic Games this summer in Rio de...

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Schumer Proposes to Exempt Olympic Medals from Taxes

 

 Accounting Today     2016-08-12 kl. 18:50     334 words

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Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., is urging Congress to exempt Olympic medalists from taxes on their medals and monetary bonuses. Charles Schumer Speaking last week at the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, N.Y.

Olympic and
Paralympic medalists.... John Thune, R-S.D., known as the United States Appreciation for Olympians and Paralympians (USA Olympians and Paralympians) Act. “Our Olympian and Paralympic athletes should be worried about breaking world records, not...

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Two Paralympic Athletes On The Road To Rio

 

 Good4Utah.com     2016-08-12 kl. 18:49     231 words

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September 10 and 11 will be the first triathlon ever to be contested in the paralympics. Chris, Grace and their coach Wesley talk about the hard work they've put in to get to Rio.

Two
Paralympic Athletes On The Road To Rio.... September 10 and 11 will be the first triathlon ever to be contested in the paralympics.... He was a member of of the London Paralympics for track and field.  Grace lives in Ohio, but is coached by Wes Johnson...

 

 

 

Commentary: Merkel, refugees, no to terrorism, Echo24 "mooing", Putin has already won

 

 Romano Vodi     2016-08-12 kl. 18:49     1366 words

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Commentator and journalist František Kostlán. (Photo: Lukáš Houdek) This commentary reflects on selected events from this past week in the media. Commentator František Kostlán gives us his take on the news. Who's more popular - Babiš or Merkel?

Indeed, Bahraini women participated in the
Paralympics as early as 1984.

 

 

 

13 paralympians from Miri contribute to Sarawak’s medal haul

 

 Enews.Shafaqna.com     2016-08-12 kl. 18:40     19 words

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MIRI: The 13 paralympians from Miri have every reason to be proud for they had helped Sarawak win

13
paralympians from Miri contribute to Sarawak’s medal haul.... MIRI: The 13 paralympians from Miri have every reason to be proud for they had helped Sarawak win. ...th.

 

 

 

13 paralympians from Miri contribute to Sarawak’s medal haul

 

 Borneo Post Online     2016-08-12 kl. 18:33     654 words

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(Back row from third left) Solihin, Rose and Miri paralympians revel in the joy of winning at the 18th Malaysia Paralympic Games in Kuching.

13
paralympians from Miri contribute to Sarawak’s medal haul.... (Back row from third left) Solihin, Rose and Miri paralympians revel in the joy of winning at the 18th Malaysia Paralympic Games in Kuching.MIRI:... The 13 paralympians from Miri have every reason to be proud for they had helped Sarawak win the Malaysia Paralympic...

 

 

 

Too bad clean competition is not a priority for the IOC

 

 News-Times Online     2016-08-12 kl. 18:27     678 words

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There was something so wonderfully American about Lilly King’s smackdown of Russian swimming rival Yulia Efimova on Monday.

Unlike the International
Paralympic Committee, which banned all Russian athletes from next month’s Paralympics, the IOC cowered away from a full ban.  Instead, they left it to individual federations to determine which athletes were “clean

 

 

 

Keturah Orji ready to compete against the best at 2016 Olympics

 

 Macon Telegraph     2016-08-12 kl. 18:25     1124 words

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Keturah Orji hasn’t been challenged often in the college ranks of track and field.

Two more former Georgia representatives will be participating at the
Paralympics, which begins Sept.

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Penny Oleksiak's golden performance inspires Saskatoon swimmers

 

 CBC     2016-08-12 kl. 18:21     210 words

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