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Stopp för mer pengar till OS i Rio

 

 Sveriges Radio     2016-08-14 kl. 07:02     265 words

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En brasiliansk domstol har förbjudit staten att ge mer pengar till det pågående OS. Den ansvariga kommittén för OS har redan aviserat att de behöver extra medel för att slutföra spelen.

Men nu har en domstol gått in och förbjudit både lokala och federala politiker att ge extra medel till OS-kommittén, som kräver ekonomisk hjälp för att kunna slutföra OS och
Paralympics utan att skära ner i personal, mat

 

 

 

Ryska visselblåsarens hemliga konto hackat

 

 Dagens Nyheter     2016-08-13 kl. 19:22     212 words

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Ryska löparstjärnan Julia Stepanova har fått sitt konto hos antidopningsorganisationen Wada hackat. Stepanova befinner sig på hemlig ort och kontot kan avslöja var hon är.

Stepanovas anklagelser har sedan visat sig riktiga och en stor del av den ryska truppen till OS i Rio har stängts av liksom hela landets
paralympiska deltagare.

 

 

 

/"Målet är att ta två medaljer i VM/"

 

 TTELA     2016-08-13 kl. 03:00     592 words

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En svår skada i Vasaloppet 2007 förändrade Michael Johanssons liv. Men i stället för att ge upp sitt rika liv med motion och friluftsäventyr satte han målet att nå landslaget i precisionsorientering.

Han tävlar i
Paralympic-klassen där det är 38 deltagare anmälda. -... Men Paralympicklassen, som finns på mästerskap, är endast öppen för personer med någon form av funktionshinder eller för personer som inte kan röra sig normalt.

 

 

 

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Rio logo first Olympic branding to be 3D modelled

 

 Financial Express Bangladesh     2016-08-14 kl. 08:53     227 words

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Watching the Olympics, viewers may have noticed medalists standing on the podium holding a little object instead of the traditional floral bouquet.

The team also created the logo for the
Paralympics.

 

 

 

Five Azerbaijani sportsmen take part in Rio today

 

 Today.Az     2016-08-14 kl. 08:49     121 words

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By   Trend Five Azerbaijani sportsmen will take part on the 10th day of the Olympic Games in Rio. Azerbaijani wrestlers will begin the participation in the Olimpiade: Rovshan Bayramov (-59 kg), Elvin Mursaliyev (-75 kg).

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

 

 

 

An Olympic-sized dose of justice

 

 Augusta Chronicle     2016-08-14 kl. 08:14     506 words

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The old childhood taunt “cheaters never prosper” was never true. Sometimes they do. Not this time, though.

Thankfully – and shamefully for the IOC – the International
Paralympic Committee this week did ban Russia from its upcoming games in Rio.

 

 

 

Fund to help future Olympians & Paralympians in Wiltshire

 

 SpireFM     2016-08-14 kl. 08:13     290 words

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With the Rio Olympics about to enter the second week the focus in Wiltshire is on Tokyo 2020 and beyond. Wiltshire Counci l has a pot of cash available to help future Olympians and Paralympians.

Fund to help future Olympians &
Paralympians in Wiltshire.... Wiltshire Counci l has a pot of cash available to help future Olympians and Paralympians.The Funding Future Olympians and Paralympians Sports Scholarship grant , set up in 2014, has already...

 

 

 

The week in TV: Rio Olympics; Flying to the Ends of the Earth; First Dates;

 

 The Guardian     2016-08-14 kl. 08:05     1197 words

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Rio brought all kinds of drama, Arthur Williams made us forget his wheelchair, and Cupid triumphed in First Dates

Channel 4 The series Flying to the Ends of the Earth is fronted by 2012
Paralympics presenter Arthur Williams.

 

 

 

Kehinde Fatai set to debut for new Russian club

 

 ForNaija.com     2016-08-14 kl. 08:00     487 words

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TEAM NEWS: Wanyama makes Tottenham debut Kehinde Fatai joins Russian club Kehinde Fatai signs 3-year deal with Russian club Ufa

Russian athletes banned from
Paralympics games over doping scandal Rio Paralympics 2016:

 

 

 

OPINION: TALES FROM RIO

 

 Uncova     2016-08-14 kl. 07:56     1754 words

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In some other countries of the world a bronze medal at the Olympics is not something to be talked about or celebrated Not even silver is satisfactory

prepared for big events that require state planning It is particularly ironic that we have done much better as a country in the
Paralympics – 22 Gold 11 Silver 12 Bronze since 1992  You can interpret that literally I don’t want to spell it out

 

 

 

Paralaympic tickets sales below expectation

 

 7M Sport     2016-08-14 kl. 07:28     258 words

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7msports > Others Video > Paralaympic tickets sales below expectation Sunday, August 14 2016 by SNTV IOC spokesman Mario Andrada says ticket sales for the Rio 2016 Paralympics "are well below expected".

7msports > Others Video > Paralaympic tickets sales below expectation Sunday, August 14 2016 by SNTV IOC spokesman Mario Andrada says ticket sales for the Rio 2016
Paralympics "are well below expected".Andrada also commented on empty seats inside

 

 

 

HK Olympic station shows Olympic spirit

 

 CNC World     2016-08-14 kl. 07:19     267 words

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Olympic Station is a station on the Tung Chung Line of Hong Kong's Mass Transit Railway or MTR. As the 2016 Olympic Games are going on in Rio, CNC takes you to Hong Kong's Olympic Station to find out people's passion for the Games.

Another two Hong Kong sportsmen won golds in the
Paralympic Games of the same year.  SOUNDBITE (CANTONESE):

 

 

 

Volleyball House always high on sporting inspiration

 

 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball     2016-08-14 kl. 06:54     461 words

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Copa Courts Past Olympic medal winners, Juliana Felisberta da Silva, Fabiana “Fabi” de Oliveira, Shelda Bede and Virna Dias – who came by to show their support at Mireya Luis’ book launch – were the latest guests to the Volleyball House on Saturday.

  But Saturday’s greatest source of inspiration had to be Adria Santos, Brazil’s most decorated
Paralympian.

 

 

 

LEE HATHAWAY: Hard-Charging 74-Year Old Plays Hockey, Pumps Iron, Helps Young and Old

 

 Space Coast News.com     2016-08-14 kl. 06:37     1371 words

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A Good Friend To All PHILANTHROPIST Lee Hathaway, with 5-year old Chance Kern, has been playing hockey since 1949 and still plays the game a few times each week at the Space Coast Iceplex in Rockledge.

Paralympics Sled Hockey Team take the gold medal in the Paralympics in Sochi....locations. Players Declan Farmer and Greg Shaw won Paralympic...

 

 

 

Summers, Fien win City2Surf

 

 Blayney Chronicle     2016-08-14 kl. 06:29     594 words

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The 2016 Sun-Herald City2Surf has been run and won, with Harry Summers the first man to cross the finish line and Cassie Fien taking the honours for the women.

Three-time
Paralympian gold medallist Kurt Fearnley is the elite wheelchair athlete winner, breaking his own record from 2013 in a time of 33.22 seconds.

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Colourful costumes mark Sydney’s biggest race

 

 Africa News Network7     2016-08-14 kl. 06:21     300 words

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Runners take part in the annual City2Surf road race in Sydney on August 14, 2016. Local distance runner Harry Summers won Sydney's biggest road race finishing ahead of more than 80,000 participants in 42 minutes in sunny winter conditions.

Kurt Fearnley, a three-time
Paralympian gold medallist and co-captain of this year’s Rio team, won the elite wheelchair division in 33 minutes and 22 seconds.

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Joseph Schooling actually *isn’t* our first-ever Olympic Gold medallist — Yip Pin Xiu is

 

 Mothership.sg     2016-08-14 kl. 05:41     842 words

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Now, what 21-year-old Joseph Schooling achieved for Singapore on Saturday morning our time is not anything we should belittle in any way — and we

semifinal match. But we digress.) No — Singapore’s first Olympic-level gold medallist is 24-year-old Yip Pin Xiu, who eight years ago, swam an impressive 58.75-second race in the S3 category to set a world record in the women’s 50m backstroke event in the
Paralympics...

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The Latest: After only setback in Rio, Phelps back on top

 

 Rock Hill Herald     2016-08-14 kl. 05:33     2791 words

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The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 12:15 a.m. One night after his only setback in Rio, Michael Phelps is back on top.

8:50 p.m.
Paralympic leadership says crucial payments to fund the travel of teams to Brazil have not been transferred, threatening the participation of some countries.... The International Paralympic Committee said the payments, which are vital for...

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Rio Paralympics 2016: Organisers two weeks behind on travel grant payments

 

 World News Network     2016-08-14 kl. 05:28     1654 words

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We're The Superhumans Trailer Channel 4 is proud to present the 3-minute trailer for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Signed & Subtitled and Audio Described versions are available in the playlist. Download the track at http://wearethesuperhumans.

Rio
Paralympics 2016:... We're The Superhumans Trailer Channel 4 is proud to present the 3-minute trailer for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.... Download the track at http://wearethesuperhumans.com from Sat 16th July, with all profits going to the British Paralympic...

 

 

 

U.S. Paralympics Wheelchair Rugby Team heads home before heading to Rio

 

 MyFox Birmingham     2016-08-14 kl. 05:26     173 words

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BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The U.S. Paralympics Wheelchair Rugby Team is getting ready to head to Rio. The team has been at the Lakeshore Foundation in Homewood practicing for the last 10 days.

U.S.
Paralympics Wheelchair Rugby Team heads home before heading to Rio.... The U.S. Paralympics Wheelchair Rugby Team is getting ready to head to Rio.... The final wheelchair rugby game is the very last competition of the Paralympic Games - it will wrap up...

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Harry Summers, Cassie Fien win a sunshine-soaked City2Surf

 

 WA Today     2016-08-14 kl. 05:04     257 words

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The 2016 Sun-Herald City2Surf has been run and won, with Harry Summers the first man to cross the finish line and Cassie Fien taking the honours for the women.

for 25 years. Queensland's Cassie Fien beat the women's field for the second year running with a time of 47.29, slower than last year's 46.32. ​Three-time
Paralympian gold medallist Kurt Fearnley is the elite wheelchair athlete winner, breaking his own...

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The world's top-rated chef is serving...

 

 Bryan County News     2016-08-14 kl. 05:03     588 words

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Massimo Bottura, famous for his signature style of creating artistic and conscientious dishes, will offer free meals to those in need during the Summer Olympics and Paralympics.

The world's top-rated chef is serving...Massimo Bottura, famous for his signature style of creating artistic and conscientious dishes, will offer free meals to those in need during the Summer Olympics and
Paralympics.The world-renowned chef and

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Japan's popular idol group SMAP to disband

 

 China.org.cn     2016-08-14 kl. 05:01     240 words

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Japan's popular idol group Sports Music Assemble People, or SMAP, announced on Sunday that it will disband on Dec. 31.

The members have also had separate careers including in TV dramas and movies, and have been helping to promote the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and
Paralympics.

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Triathlon: Buckingham, Doehla Win Olympic-Distance National Titles

 

 Runners Web     2016-08-14 kl. 04:42     1148 words

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OMAHA, Neb. -- Amateur triathletes Todd Buckingham and Alissa Doehla captured overall national titles at Saturday's USA Triathlon Olympic-Distance National Championships, held for the first time at Levi Carter Park.

Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Turnstone holds paralympic sports sessions for kids

 

 FortWayneHomePage.net     2016-08-14 kl. 04:38     205 words

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Paralympics hopefuls from around the community got the chance to experience sports that they may one day be able to go for the gold in.

Turnstone holds
paralympic sports sessions for kids.... Paralympics hopefuls from around the community got the chance to experience sports that they may one day be able to go for the gold in.This weekend at Turnstone, athletes with physical and visual...

 

 

 

The Latest: Thiam wins gold, beats Ennis-Hill in heptathlon

 

 Belleville News Democrat     2016-08-14 kl. 04:37     2351 words

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The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 11:30 p.m.

8:50 p.m.
Paralympic leadership says crucial payments to fund the travel of teams to Brazil have not been transferred, threatening the participation of some countries.... The International Paralympic Committee said the payments, which are vital for...

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Paralympic Games May Face Cuts Due to Rio 2016 Funding Problems

 

 DailyMe.Com     2016-08-14 kl. 04:34     87 words

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RIO DE JANEIRO—Organizers of the Paralympics, the world’s showcase tournament for disabled athletes, are working to plug financial holes that could lead to service cuts and missing teams at this year’s event, set to be held just after the Olympic Games.

Paralympic Games May Face Cuts Due to Rio 2016 Funding Problems.... RIO DE JANEIRO—Organizers of the Paralympics, the world’s showcase tournament for disabled athletes, are working to plug financial holes that could lead to service cuts and missing teams...

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The Latest: Murphy sets backstroke world record during relay

 

 Fresno Bee     2016-08-14 kl. 04:33     2296 words

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The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 11:15 p.m. WORLD RECORD ALERT: American Ryan Murphy sets world record in 100 backstroke during 4x 100 medley relay, finishing in 51.85 --- 11:10 p.m. The U.S.

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The Latest: Phelps earns 23rd gold with US 4x100 relay win

 

 Modesto Bee     2016-08-14 kl. 04:22     2296 words

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The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 11:15 p.m. MEDAL ALERT: Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history, earns 23rd career gold with US win in 4x100 medley relay. --- 11:10 p.m. The U.S.

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Going for gold: how to combine elite sports training with university

 

 The Independent     2016-08-14 kl. 04:22     543 words

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Whatever your sporting discipline, a degree can help you achieve your athletic ambition

Current Wolverhampton student Jack Hodgson will be representing Team GB in Judo in the
Paralympics and knows first-hand how beneficial university can be to sporting life. “It's made a massive difference,” he says. “Being at university I can

 

 

 

The Latest: Women's relay wins 1,000th summer gold for US

 

 Belleville News Democrat     2016-08-14 kl. 04:17     2655 words

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The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 11 p.m. MEDAL ALERT: The United States has claimed gold in the women's 4x100-meter medley relay. Australia takes silver, while the bronze goes to Denmark. --- 11 p.m.

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The Latest: Women's relay wins 1,000th summer gold for US

 

 Star-Telegram     2016-08-14 kl. 04:17     2275 words

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RIO DE JANEIRO Th The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 11:10 p.m. The U.S. women's 4x100-meter medley relay team won gold — and reached a milestone for the United States.

8:50 p.m.
Paralympic leadership says crucial payments to fund the travel of teams to Brazil have not been transferred, threatening the participation of some countries.... The International Paralympic Committee said the payments, which are vital for...

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Paralympic champions named on GB Boccia squad for Rio 2016

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-08-14 kl. 04:12     368 words

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Paralympic gold medallists Nigel Murray and David Smith have been named on a 10-strong team for Rio 2016, GB Boccia has announced.

Paralympic champions named on GB Boccia squad for Rio 2016.... Paralympic gold medallists Nigel Murray and David Smith have been named on a 10-strong team for Rio 2016, GB Boccia has announced.Murray, who was made an MBE in 2013 for services to the sport,  has two Paralympic...

 

 

 

The Latest: US women win gold in 4x100m medley relay

 

 Wichita Eagle     2016-08-14 kl. 04:12     2627 words

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The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 11 p.m. All eyes were on double defending champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce. But it was her fellow-Jamaican Elaine Thompson who ran away with gold in the 100 meters.

8:50 p.m.
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The Latest: Eyes were on Fraser-Pryce but Thompson wins gold

 

 Sun Herald     2016-08-14 kl. 04:08     2627 words

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The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 11 p.m. All eyes were on double defending champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce. But it was her fellow-Jamaican Elaine Thompson who ran away with gold in the 100 meters.

8:50 p.m.
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The Latest: Jamaica's Elaine Thompson wins 100m gold

 

 Raleigh News & Observer     2016-08-14 kl. 03:53     2522 words

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The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 10:40 p.m. MEDAL ALERT: Elaine Thompson has won the women's 100-meter title in 10.

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Rio Paralympics 2016: Organisers two weeks behind on travel grant payments

 

 NewsR.in     2016-08-14 kl. 03:48     26 words

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(38 minutes ago) The International Paralympic Committee warns some athletes may not make next month's Games because of late travel grant payments.

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Paralympics 2016:... (38 minutes ago) The International Paralympic Committee warns some athletes may not make next month's Games because of late travel grant payments.» View on web.

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Haven Livingston, Just Add Water: Paralympic athletes in Santa Cruz for triathlon

 

 Santa Cruz Sentinel     2016-08-14 kl. 03:42     928 words

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If you didn’t get tickets to Rio but you still want to feel like part of the action, Sunday is the day. Splashing down in the early morning hours at Cowell Beach, at least five Rio-bound Paralympic athletes will be racing in the Tri Santa Cruz triathlon.

Paralympic athletes in Santa Cruz for triathlon.... Splashing down in the early morning hours at Cowell Beach, at least five Rio-bound Paralympic athletes will be racing in the Tri Santa Cruz triathlon.This year’s Tri Santa Cruz Sprint Distance race has...

 

 

 

The Latest: Italy's Paltrinieri wins gold 1,500m freestyle

 

 Rock Hill Herald     2016-08-14 kl. 03:38     2338 words

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The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 10:30 p.m. MEDAL ALERT: Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy has won gold in the men's 1,500-meter freestyle at the Rio Olympics.

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Rio is a dream come true – para-canoeist

 

 South Africa News Shafaqna     2016-08-14 kl. 03:35     23 words

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EMMARENTIA – Graham Paull will be the first person from Africa to compete in para-caneoing at the Paralympics.

EMMARENTIA – Graham Paull will be the first person from Africa to compete in para-caneoing at the
Paralympics.Read on the original site.

 

 

 

The Latest: American Jeff Henderson wins gold in long jump

 

 Bradenton Herald     2016-08-14 kl. 03:33     2298 words

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The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 10:25 p.m. MEDAL ALERT: Jeff Henderson of the United States overtook Luvo Manyonga of South Africa on his last jump to win the Olympic long jump gold medal.

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The Latest: American Jeff Henderson wins gold in long jump

 

 Wichita Eagle     2016-08-14 kl. 03:32     2840 words

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The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 10:15 p.m.

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Gordon Benson joins fellow Yorkshiremen Alistair and Jonny Brownlee in the hunt for triathlon gold at Rio 2016

 

 NewsRT.co.uk     2016-08-14 kl. 03:31     250 words

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Three proud Yorkshiremen will take on the world in Rio's glamorous Copacabana this week for the 2016 men's Olympic triathlon.

29 Source: Daily Mail Share: Related news I am currently in London for the last training camp before I go to Brazil for the
Paralympics with my doubles partner, Alfie Hewett.

 

 

 

The Latest: Not even a tumble stops Farah from getting gold

 

 Raleigh News & Observer     2016-08-14 kl. 03:28     2840 words

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The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 10:15 p.m.

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KosAbility: 3 Olympic athletes represent extreme versions of the topic for our next meeting

 

 Daily Kos     2016-08-14 kl. 03:22     676 words

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The Olympics this week brought extreme examples of three people who re-engaged with life after health set-backs to compete despite serious health problems.

Another swimmer,  Hannah Aspden , is competing in the
Paralympics in Rio with a congenital physical handicap (she was born without a left leg) and a more recently-acquired condition called POTS ( Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome ).

 

 

 

Paralympic payments warning to athletes

 

 BBC     2016-08-14 kl. 03:20     337 words

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Athletes' chances of getting to next month's Paralympic Games in Rio are "severely threatened" by delayed travel grant payments, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has warned.

Paralympic payments warning to athletes.... Athletes' chances of getting to next month's Paralympic Games in Rio are "severely threatened" by delayed travel grant payments, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has warned.Rio 2016's organising...

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The Latest: Simone Manuel get silver, Blume gold in 50m free

 

 Tacoma News Tribune     2016-08-14 kl. 03:16     2416 words

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The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 9:57 p.m. MEDAL ALERT: Mo Farah of Britain recovers from fall to defend Olympic 10,000-meter title in Rio Games. --- 9:45 p.m.

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The Latest: Mo Farah recovers from fall, wins 10,000m in Rio

 

 Centre Daily Times     2016-08-14 kl. 03:07     2393 words

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The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Britain's Mo Farah was tripped by American training partner Galen Rupp on the 10th lap in the men's 10,000-meters.

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Judge Puts Rio Olympics Organizers' Funding Efforts on Hold

 

 Nasdaq     2016-08-14 kl. 03:04     528 words

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The committee, known as Rio 2016, is about 250 million reais ($78 million) short of its 7.4 billion-real operating budget for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, government officials say.

The committee, known as Rio 2016, is about 250 million reais ($78 million) short of its 7.4 billion-real operating budget for the Olympic and
Paralympic Games, government officials say.Mario Andrada, a spokesman for the committee, on Saturday

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American runners, soldiers find fast-track to citizenship

 

 USA TODAY     2016-08-14 kl. 02:57     396 words

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Leonard Korir competes during the men's 10,000m final in the 2016 U.S. Olympic track and field team trials at Hayward Field.(Photo: James Lang-USA TODAY Sports) RIO DE JANEIRO – Two recent Americans, who are also U.S.

Since the Army founded the WCAP in 1997, 65 athletes have competed in the Olympic and
Paralympic games.

 

 

 

The Latest: Farah trips, gets up in men's 10,000m in Rio

 

 Star-Telegram     2016-08-14 kl. 02:57     2485 words

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RIO DE JANEIRO Th The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Defending champion Kirani James set the tone for the 400-meter final by leading the semifinals in his season-best 44.02 seconds.

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The Latest: Kirani James sets tone for 400m finals in Rio

 

 Tri-City Herald Online     2016-08-14 kl. 02:48     2481 words

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The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Defending champion Kirani James set the tone for the 400-meter final by leading the semifinals in his season-best 44.02 seconds.

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PressTV-Footage shows how Rio Olympic medals are made

 

 Spy News Agency     2016-08-14 kl. 02:43     112 words

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While the Olympic games are underway in Rio, new footage has been released by a Brazilian factory which shows how the medals have been made. The 5,130 medals for the 2016 Olympic Games are the symbols of sustainability and accessibility.

The Olympic prize design includes the traditional laurel leaf while the signs on
Paralympic medals show the seeds of courage, persistence and development of the athletes.

 

 

 

Polish targeting Paralympic Games medal after surviving cancer before securing place at Rio 2016

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-08-14 kl. 02:39     319 words

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American Para-archer Kevin Polish insists he is not celebrating qualifying for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games despite a difficult path to booking his place at the event, which included recovering from cancer.

Polish targeting
Paralympic Games medal after surviving cancer before securing place at Rio 2016.... American Para-archer Kevin Polish insists he is not celebrating qualifying for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games despite a difficult path to booking his place...

 

 

 

Brazilian judge rules Rio 2016 can receive no more public money unless they release accounts

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-08-14 kl. 02:36     423 words

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Rio 2016 will not receive any more public funding for the Olympic and Paralympic Games from the Brazilian Government unless they make available full financial and spending details, a court has ruled.

Rio 2016 will not receive any more public funding for the Olympic and
Paralympic Games from the Brazilian Government unless they make available full financial and spending details, a court has ruled.This decision, made by Brazilian judge Marcia

 

 

 

Ryan Lochte: 'I Guarantee' Phelps Swims In 2020

 

 Equilibrio Informativo     2016-08-14 kl. 02:24     415 words

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Even Ryan Lochte , Phelps's teammate and friend, seems to expect him to compete in 2020. Michael Phelps has stated that Rio 2016 will be his last Olympics.

On 15 September 2015, Yip Pin Xiu became the first Singaporean to win a gold medal at the
Paralympic Games held in Beijing by winning the 50m backstroke event.

 

 

 

The Latest: Iran wins gold in 94-kilogram weightlifting

 

 Miami Herald     2016-08-14 kl. 02:04     2822 words

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The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 8:50 p.m. Iran won its second gold medal in two days as Sohrab Moradi was victorious in the men's 94-kilogram weightlifting.

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I'm still the free spirit I've always been: TV presenter Sophie Morgan on

 

 Daily Mail     2016-08-14 kl. 01:58     2793 words

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By Jane Mulkerrins Published: 23:05 GMT, 13 August 2016| Updated: 23:47 GMT, 13 August 2016

Her newest role, and her most high profile by some margin, is in front of the camera again, presenting Channel 4's
Paralympic Games coverage from Rio this September. ‘It's an amazing opportunity.... Charismatic, funny and highly articulate, as well as beautiful, it's not hard to see why Sophie has been selected. ‘I've never been hugely sports-oriented,' she confesses, ‘so I have to learn about all the Paralympians...

 

 

 

Paralympics chief demands Rio pays overdue cash to nations

 

 QC Times     2016-08-14 kl. 01:56     88 words

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Paralympics chief demands Rio pays overdue cash to nations.

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Make sport a family affair

 

 7 Days     2016-08-14 kl. 01:43     818 words

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Parents should take the lead to inspire kids Olympic fever has struck. With the Rio games in full flow, it’s chance for fans, particularly the younger generation to get to grips with a range of sports.

With the Rio games in full flow, it’s chance for fans, particularly the younger generation to get to grips with a range of sports.A UK survey in 2012 revealed that after London Olympic and
Paralympic Games kids were inspired to be more active and

 

 

 

Minister sets up panel to probe U-23 team list

 

 Nigeria News Shafaqna     2016-08-14 kl. 01:43     77 words

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Pius Ayinor, Rio Sports minister Solomon Dalung has sent a three-man panel to Salvador, Brazil, to investigate allegations of abuse of Personal Identification Cards (accreditation cards) by members of the U-23 national team.

mail dated August 12 and signed by Lenny Abbey, Head of National Olympic and
Paralympic Relations and Services The post appeared first on Punch Newspapers.

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Footage shows how Rio Olympic medals are made

 

 PressTV.com     2016-08-14 kl. 01:37     123 words

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Medals are unveiled for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. While the Olympic games are underway in Rio, new footage has been released by a Brazilian factory which shows how the medals have been made.

The Olympic prize design includes the traditional laurel leaf while the signs on
Paralympic medals show the seeds of courage, persistence and development of the athletes.

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Minister sets up panel to probe U-23 team list

 

 Nigeria Punch     2016-08-14 kl. 01:27     456 words

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Pius Ayinor, Rio Sports minister Solomon Dalung has sent a three-man panel to Salvador, Brazil, to investigate allegations of abuse of Personal Identification Cards (accreditation cards) by members of the U-23 national team.

mail dated August 12 and signed by Lenny Abbey, Head of National Olympic and
Paralympic Relations and Services Committee, intimating him of the abuse of the cards by the team.

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UPDATE 6-Olympics-Russia athletics suffers final disgrace as last competitor barred

 

 Philly.com     2016-08-14 kl. 01:23     700 words

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* Klishina says victim of political actions * New information emerged on athlete, says IAAF * Russian Olympic chief says is "cynical mockery"

The doping inquiry has cast a pall over the Games, fomenting what some have called an "anti-Russian atmosphere" in Rio and prompting the International
Paralympic Committee to exclude Russia from its own Games next month.

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There’s a whole lot of doping going on at the Rio Olympics

 

 TomoNews     2016-08-14 kl. 01:20     192 words

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NSFW    RIO DE JANEIRO — The Rio Olympics hasn’t nearly been the trainwreck the media thought — hoped — it would be. Sure, a few thefts have occurred, but nothing out of the ordinary for Brazil.

U.S. baseball? Russian doping culture has gotten so out of control that even their
paralympics team has been banned.

 

 

 

Paralympic Champion: Most Important is What's in Your Heart

 

 MyInforms     2016-08-14 kl. 01:02     282 words

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Between August 1-4 the well-known Swedish singer, artist and Paralympic champion Lena Maria Klingvall served food to people with disabilities in

Paralympic Champion: Most Important is What's in Your Heart.... Between August 1-4 the well-known Swedish singer, artist and Paralympic champion Lena Maria Klingvall served food to people with disabilities in. ...Ukraine, Christian Telegraph reports...

 

 

 

No reason not to smile

 

 My Soutex     2016-08-14 kl. 00:40     878 words

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Jillian Williams, her mother, Judge Janna Whatley Williams, and father, Trey Williams, moments before Jillian’s life-changing surgery. Doctors were able to remove the entire bone tumor and are hopeful for Jillian’s recovery.

She’s even thought of trying out for Special Olympics to keep her competitive volleyball spirit going. “I don’t know how competitive I will be at the college level, but that’s why I’ve also looked at sitting volleyball –
Paralympics.

 

 

 

A game-changer

 

 Electric New Paper     2016-08-14 kl. 00:22     906 words

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They came with little flags, big flags, scarves - all red and white - and a chestful of hope, crowding around a screen set up in the OCBC Aquatic Centre's gymnasium.

Yip Pin Xiu will be Singapore's flag- bearer at the Rio
Paralympic Games next month and, in a symbolic hat-tip to Schooling's dedication to training, she brought the pool into that gym, her swimsuit still dripping from her exertions in the pool just

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Wounded Warriors hit a home run

 

 Reporter     2016-08-14 kl. 00:19     810 words

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Buy Photo (Photo: USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin) Buy Photo FOND DU LAC - Back in 2009, the mother of a local Marine who was injured in a roadside bombing in Afghanistan said she had faith her son would one day walk, even run again.

Kay Wege has seen her son go the distance on prosthetic feet, battling back to excel in multiple sports and winning awards in
Paralympic-style competitions. “He told me if he can run around in an outfield and dive for balls, he can do what he’s

 

 

 

Smyth has world record in his sights at Rio 2016 as prepares to bid for third straight Paralympic gold medal

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-08-14 kl. 00:09     409 words

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Irish sprinting star Jason Smyth is "absolutely" confident he can break his own T13 100 metres world record as he bids to clinch the triple-triple in the event at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Smyth has world record in his sights at Rio 2016 as prepares to bid for third straight
Paralympic gold medal.... Irish sprinting star Jason Smyth is "absolutely" confident he can break his own T13 100 metres world record as he bids to clinch the triple-triple in the event at the Rio 2016 Paralympic...

 

 

 

Russia Stands With Lone Track and Field Athlete Banned From Olympics

 

 Daily Dot     2016-08-14 kl. 00:00     237 words

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The one Russian track and field athlete in the Rio Olympics has been banned from competing on suspicion of doping, the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) announced Saturday.

As a result, the International
Paralympic Committee banned all Russian athletes from competing in the 2016 Olympics.

 

 

 

Issy Bailey v Owain: PL Predictions Round 1

 

 Exeposé     2016-08-13 kl. 23:50     546 words

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This week’s guest:  Issy Bailey Issy is a 2016 graduate of Exeter, and is currently preparing to head out to Rio to take part in the Paralympic Games. Issy was selected for Team GB, and will be competing in the 10m air rifle competition.

This week’s guest:  Issy Bailey Issy is a 2016 graduate of Exeter, and is currently preparing to head out to Rio to take part in the
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Congrats you won a gold medal – now here’s your tax bill

 

 Q13 Fox     2016-08-13 kl. 23:46     416 words

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× Congrats you won a gold medal – now here’s your tax bill NEW YORK — Michael Phelps may be untouchable in the water, but even he can’t out-swim the Tax Man.

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...

 

 

 

Nissan Awkwardly Asks Olympic Athletes To Endorse Its Cars

 

 CarBuzz     2016-08-13 kl. 23:34     164 words

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This ends better than you think. Sometimes product placement is really easy. Audi struck gold when it made the R8 the car of choice for Iron Man Tony Stark. But sometimes, product placement can be a tricky thing.

Nissan is the proud sponsor of the British Olympic and
Paralympic teams.

 

 

 

Nissan supplies official vehicle fleet for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

 

 ME Construction News     2016-08-13 kl. 23:29     435 words

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Japanese company provides Organising Committee with 4,200 vehicles, comprising various models Supplied Share Tweet Share Share

Japanese company provides Organising Committee with 4,200 vehicles, comprising various models Supplied Share Tweet Share Share. ...Email The vehicle fleet being officially used during the Rio 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Games is an all-Nissan one

 

 

 

Saturday Olympic Report

 

 USRowing     2016-08-13 kl. 23:19     1121 words

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RIO de JANERIO, Brazil – Sometimes, when the United States women’s eight races, it can look easy. The red, white and blue blades are only part of a pack of other colorful oars for a short time.

The NRF has supported USRowing and the U.S Olympic and
Paralympic teams since 1966.

 

 

 

Rio Tales: Vanishing volunteers, food inflation

 

 Chandigarh Tribune     2016-08-13 kl. 23:16     670 words

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Rio de Janeiro, August 13 “Well, this is Brazil,” say a lot of Brazilians when things go wrong at the Olympic venues. Buses breaking down and coming 60 minutes later than promised? Well, this is Brazil.

Local media have reported that organisers could pare down the
Paralympic Games to cut costs.

 

 

 

Talking clean sport and play fair at IOC Space in Olympic Village

 

 International Olympic Committee     2016-08-13 kl. 23:14     591 words

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The manipulation of competitions is a risk that can undermine sport. Whether related to betting or not, cheating must be fought by the Olympic Movement as a whole.

trying to find those places where you can know where it all is,” added
Paralympian Todd Nicholson.

 

 

 

Wearables making a big splash in Olympic swimming this year

 

 ReadWriteWeb     2016-08-13 kl. 22:43     1169 words

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It’s been another wild year in swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Of the ten swimmers who participated, three of them qualified for international competitions, and one of the female swimmers is competing this year at the
Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.... The Blind Cap  eliminates the need for a coach or guide to physically tap the swimmer with a pole to indicate the lane coming to an end — the method used since swimming for the blind was established as an official Paralympic...

 

 

 

Klishina appeals to CAS after IAAF block her appearance at Rio Olympics

 

 Spalding Guardian     2016-08-13 kl. 22:28     578 words

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Russia's only athletics competitor at the Rio Olympics has been blocked from taking part in the Games by the sport's world governing body the International Association of Athletics Federations.

His explosive report revealed that hundreds of positive tests by Russian athletes, from nearly all Olympic and
Paralympics sports, were covered up by the Moscow anti-doping laboratory between 2011-15 at the behest of the Russian sports ministry.

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Youth Arena by Vigliecca & Associados will transform mid-Olympics

 

 Dezeen     2016-08-13 kl. 22:27     493 words

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Rio 2016: after it hosts the women's basketball tournament at this summer's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro , this venue will be overhauled halfway through the games to accommodate fencing (+ slideshow).

Related story: Rio 2016 Olympics and
Paralympics venues photographed by Leonardo Finotti Rio 2016: explore the stadiums and arenas poised to host events during this month's Olympic games in these images by Brazilian photographer Leonardo Finotti (+...

 

 

 

Richard Langhorn Trust 2016 Wheelchair Basketball Awards Winners

 

 Noodls     2016-08-13 kl. 22:25     190 words

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GBWBA - Great Britain Wheelchair Basketball [...

GBWBA - Great Britain Wheelchair Basketball (via noodls) / With just 25 days to go until the Rio 2016
Paralympic Games, clubs and members from all across the UK joined together in Worcester for an incredible weekend of wheelchair basketball.

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Olympics -Brazil judge blocks disbursement of public funds to Games

 

 Philly.com     2016-08-13 kl. 22:18     311 words

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RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 13 (Reuters) - A Brazilian judge has ruled that the federal government and the city of Rio de Janeiro cannot provide some 270

5-21 Olympics and next month's
Paralympics.

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Wisconsin Outdoor Fest brings fun for locals

 

 Northwestern     2016-08-13 kl. 22:13     82 words

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None Lia Coryell is an Olympian on the U.S. Paralympic Archery Team leaving for Rio De Janeiro in two weeks to compete in the outdoor target FITA 50m.

Paralympic Archery Team leaving for Rio De Janeiro in two weeks to compete in the outdoor target FITA 50m.She is also a Wisconsin Wounded Warrior United member and an army veteran living in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, hoping to inspire others.

 

 

 

Call for Review after Scandals Taint Olympics

 

 HighBeam Research     2016-08-13 kl. 22:12     55 words

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Byline: PAT FLANAGAN A TD has called for a powerful Dail committee to conduct a review of Ireland's participation in the Olympics and upcoming Paralympics.

Byline: PAT FLANAGAN A TD has called for a powerful Dail committee to conduct a review of Ireland's participation in the Olympics and upcoming
Paralympics.Kerry deputy Brendan Griffin, who is chairman of the Oireachtas Committee on Sport, praised Irish

 

 

 

Former Paralympic athlete from New Brighton voices support for upcoming Games

 

 Beaver County Times     2016-08-13 kl. 22:04     1215 words

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Scattered thunderstorms. Low around 75F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Updated: August 13, 2016 @ 3:51 pm Cigarette smokers can’t be blamed for feeling a bit picked on these days. Why is it, Mr.

Former
Paralympic athlete from New Brighton voices support for upcoming Games.... Men’s Paralympic National Soccer Team.... Men’s Paralympic National Soccer Team.... Men’s Paralympic National Soccer Team.... Men’s Paralympic National Soccer Team.

 

 

 

Olympic-themed Jumpstart celebration

 

 Niagara Advance     2016-08-13 kl. 21:53     623 words

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Kids got a chance to meet athletes and play some sports at Canadian Tire on Saturday.

Brandon Wagner, who participated and won gold with team Canada in the 2012
Paralympic Games in London, was on site to show people how it’s done.

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Tax break for state’s Olympic medalists dies in Senate committee

 

 San Francisco Chronicle     2016-08-13 kl. 21:46     661 words

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SACRAMENTO — Amid the hype of the Olympic Games , a bill in the California Legislature to make bonuses awarded to Olympic medalists tax-free had appeared headed for its own win.

Jones’ bill, AB1944, would have eliminated what he calls the “victory tax” for the next four years, along with a tax-free carve-out for the bonuses earned by
Paralympic athletes, who make $5,000, $3,500 and $2,500 for winning a medal.

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Russia deploys advanced air defence system in Crimea

 

 World News Network     2016-08-13 kl. 21:21     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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Klishina appeals to CAS after IAAF block her appearance at Rio Olympics

 

 Berkhamsted & Tring Gazette     2016-08-13 kl. 21:11     368 words

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Russia's only athletics competitor at the Rio Olympics has been blocked from taking part in the Games by the sport's world governing body the International Association of Athletics Federations.

His explosive report revealed that hundreds of positive tests by Russian athletes, from nearly all Olympic and
Paralympics sports, were covered up by the Moscow anti-doping laboratory between 2011-15 at the behest of the Russian sports ministry.