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Guld till Sandviken i boccia-SM

 

 Arbetarbladet     2016-08-14 kl. 20:28     78 words

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Det blev guld till Sanviken när handikapp-SM i boccia avgjordes i Gävle under helgen. Det var andra året i rad som föreningen Sandvikens handikappidrott tog hem guldet. - Det känns otroligt bra, säger Ingemar Andersson, från vinnarlaget.

Det var andra året i rad som föreningen Sandvikens
handikappidrott tog hem guldet. -

 

 

 

Pistorius får extra bevakning

 

 Sydsvenskan     2016-08-14 kl. 14:16     144 words

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Den sydafrikanska löparstjärnan Oscar Pistorius, som sitter fängslad för mordet på sin sambo Reeva Steenkamp, har satts under 24 timmars övervakning i fängelset sedan han misstänks ha försökt begå självmord.

Men enligt en medfånge, som citeras av den sydafrikanska veckotidningen City Press, ska skadorna i stället ha uppstått när den förre detta
Paralympics-stjärnan skurit sig i handlederna.

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Olympic Fencing 2016: Sunday's Medal Winners, Scores and Results

 

 Latest Nigerian News.com     2016-08-15 kl. 08:48     374 words

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After a brief reprieve at the 2012 Olympics in London, the men's team epee fencing event was back in Rio de Janeiro, and France picked up where it left off.

Jean-Michel Lucenay andYannick Borelwere also strong and seemed to feed on the moment.
Paralympic championArnaud Assoumani was impressed with Borel inparticular:Borel was out there for the ninth round and got France to 45 points against 23-year-old

 

 

 

Former cycling coach Nick Harris confident about New Zealand's Eddie Dawkins' Olympic keirin chances

 

 Nelson Mail     2016-08-15 kl. 08:44     564 words

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New Zealand cyclist Eddie Dawkins. New Zealand cyclist Eddie Dawkins' former coach is confident of a strong performance from the Kiwi powerhouse in the keirin at the Rio Olympic Games.

The Olympics is not foreign to Harris who attended the 2008
Paralympics.

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Taranaki Daily News (web)

 

 

 

UK small businesses grow trade to South America

 

 TelegraphBusiness     2016-08-15 kl. 08:43     393 words

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The number of UK small businesses trading with South America has nearly doubled.

Forty UK companies won contracts worth in excess of £150m to supply goods and services for this year's Olympic and
Paralympic Games. “Small firms clearly have a growing appetite for trade with South America,” said Mike Cherry, FSB national

 

 

 

Former cycling coach Nick Harris confident about New Zealand's Eddie Dawkins' Olympic keirin chances

 

 stuff.co.nz     2016-08-15 kl. 08:38     623 words

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New Zealand cyclist Eddie Dawkins. New Zealand cyclist Eddie Dawkins' former coach is confident of a strong performance from the Kiwi powerhouse in the keirin at the Rio Olympic Games.

The Olympics is not foreign to Harris who attended the 2008
Paralympics.

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Unlimited Magazine (web) - Waikato Times (web) - Unlimited Magazine (web) - Sunday Star-Times (web)

 

 

 

Abe sends ritual offering, 2 Cabinet ministers visit Yasukuni Shrine (2016/8/15)

 

 Mainichi Daily News     2016-08-15 kl. 08:34     615 words

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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (Mainichi) TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering on Monday to Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo while

Among the Cabinet ministers who paid homage are Sanae Takaichi, internal affairs minister, and Tamayo Marukawa, minister in charge of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and
Paralympics.

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Japan Today (web)

 

 

 

Top Paralympic athletes test mettle in Tri Santa Cruz

 

 Santa Cruz Sentinel     2016-08-15 kl. 08:27     688 words

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SANTA CRUZ >> If the Rio de Janeiro-bound talent on hand for the 10th annual Tri Santa Cruz triathlon is any indication, the United States is in good shape heading into next month’s Paralympic Games.

Top
Paralympic athletes test mettle in Tri Santa Cruz.... SANTA CRUZ >> If the Rio de Janeiro-bound talent on hand for the 10th annual Tri Santa Cruz triathlon is any indication, the United States is in good shape heading into next month’s Paralympic...

 

 

 

Don't turn court trials into public circuses

 

 Singapore Law Watch     2016-08-15 kl. 08:23     2278 words

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Ahead of the second reading of the Administration of Justice (Protection) Bill in Parliament on Monday, a law professor argues that the public's wish

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 track star who has been convicted of the murder of his

 

 

 

Russian sports doping whistleblower fears for safety after hack

 

 The Register     2016-08-15 kl. 08:08     192 words

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Former Russian runner turned whistleblower in-hiding Yuliya Stepanova has had her World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) account hacked, possibly revealing her physical location to attackers.

athletes dope ahead of sporting events leading to sweeping bans against athletes in that country participating in the Rio Olympic and
Paralympic games.

 

 

 

Olympics 2016 daily briefing: gold after gold for Usain Bolt, Andy Murray

 

 The Guardian     2016-08-15 kl. 08:08     1786 words

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It's three in a row for Bolt in the 100m, a 2012 repeat for Murray, and two in two hours for Britain's greatest gymnast, as the medals just keep coming

Paralympic Games: countries still waiting for vital travel grants.

 

 

 

Parliament moves motion to congratulate Schooling on Olympic success

 

 Channel NewsAsia     2016-08-15 kl. 08:03     634 words

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SINGAPORE: Parliament on Monday (Aug 15) moved a motion to formally recognise Joseph Schooling's triumph at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

It adds to the
Paralympics gold medal won by Yip Pin Xiu in Beijing 2008," said Mr Tan.... The minister also highlighted Singapore's other athletes at the Olympics, as well as those headed for the Paralympics.... "This year, we have 25 Olympians and 12 Paralympians...

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Today Online (web)

 

 

 

When will the Olympics be done?

 

 Sun-Journal     2016-08-15 kl. 07:49     657 words

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DEAR SUN SPOTS: How much longer do the Olympics last? — No Name, Waterford. ANSWER: The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, began on Friday, Aug. 5, and last a total of 16 days.

21. Then, the
Paralympics follow, beginning on Sept.... 18. After the close of the Paralympics, the next time athletes will take to the Olympic stage is for the winter games in 2018, which will take place in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

 

 

Rio 2016 - Brilliant Scott assured Finn gold with a race to spare

 

 SailWorld.com     2016-08-15 kl. 07:40     1122 words

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by Robert Deaves today at 4:43 am Giles Scott in Finn Class - 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games © Robert Deaves 2016 Rio Olympic and

2016 Rio Olympic and
Paralympic Games © Robert Deaves 2016 Rio Olympic and. ...Paralympic Games -

 

 

 

2016, Rio De Janeiro, the Olympic champions and the Grand Finale

 

 SailWorld.com     2016-08-15 kl. 07:40     1512 words

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by RS:X Class today at 4:01 am RS:X Class Olympic Champions - 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games Sailing Energy/World Sailing Four years of

2016 Rio Olympic and
Paralympic Games Sailing Energy/World Sailing Four years of. ...training, four years of dedication, four years of relentless hard work and it all came down to arguably one of the best medal races in history.

 

 

 

Emma Booth and Zidane are En Route to Rio

 

 EquestrianLife.com.au     2016-08-15 kl. 07:33     151 words

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Emma, Shahira and Zidane have all arrived safely at the staging camp in the Netherlands.

Rio for the
Paralympics - which starts on the 7th of September.

 

 

 

Three USC Spartans win Olympic medals

 

 MySunshineCoast     2016-08-15 kl. 07:33     203 words

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Sport and Fitness University & TAFE Social: USC Spartans swimmers, from left, Leah Neale, Jake Packard, coach Chris Mooney and Taylor McKeown.

The USC Spartans squad also has seven swimmers gearing up to compete in the
Paralympic Games starting 7 September.

 

 

 

The world's top-rated chef is serving salvaged food to the needy in Rio

 

 Topix     2016-08-15 kl. 07:15     92 words

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Topix › Food › 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.

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 possible associate of Robert De Niro is

 

 

 

US Olympian sets up rowing club for disadvantaged Hong Kong children – to share the camaraderie and benefits

 

 South China Morning Post     2016-08-15 kl. 07:07     1480 words

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On a Saturday afternoon late last month under a blazing sun, the Kai Tak Youth Rowing Club was officially inaugurated in a park next to the Kwun Tong pier.

this year’s
Paralympics in Rio, but the sport was dropped from Paralympics in April when organisers were unable to find enough teams around the world.

 

 

 

Four Japanese Student Volunteers To Visit Cambodia for Coaching Judo

 

 Agence Kampuchea Presse     2016-08-15 kl. 07:02     199 words

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AKP Phnom Penh, August 15, 2016 – Four Japanese student volunteers will visit Cambodia this week for coaching Judo, which is one of the most famous

It is expected that sending these volunteers will strengthen the friendly relations between Japan and Cambodia as well as to develop a momentum toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and
Paralympic Games, added the press release.

 

 

 

Lancaster Paralympian Joins Paralympic Inspiration Programme

 

 The Bay     2016-08-15 kl. 06:53     10 words

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Paralympian Joins Paralympic Inspiration Programme.

 

 

 

Game on: how HR can win the 2016 Olympics

 

 WorkplaceOHScomau     2016-08-15 kl. 06:41     1725 words

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The 2016 Olympics are now in full swing and many employees are enthusiastically following the progress of athletes.

This article examines how to manage potential HR issues and uses the generic term “Olympics” to cover the Rio games and the upcoming
Paralympic Games (7-18 September).... There is also a site for the Paralympics and an official Australian team Olympics...

 

 

 

Remarks by President Tony Tan at the Singapore National Day Reception in Rio de Janeiro

 

 Noodls     2016-08-15 kl. 06:33     635 words

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Office of the President of the Republic of [...] (via noodls) / Fellow Singaporeans and Friends Ladies and Gentlemen Good afternoon I am pleased to join you here to celebrate the 51National Day of Singapore. This reception is special in many ways.

It is taking place at the margins of the Olympic and
Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, where Singapore is sending our largest contingent for both Games.

 

 

 

Inside the hotbed of champion equestrian athletes chasing success in Rio

 

 ABC Online     2016-08-15 kl. 06:16     936 words

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Related Story: Australia wins bronze in team eventing Related Story: Australia in the hunt for equestrian double gold The New South Wales Hunter Valley has long been home to some of Australia's premier horse studs.

The Hunter also has connections to some of the riders competing in the equestrian events at the
Paralympics.... Ms Ryan has trained many of the sport's brightest Australian riders, including some who are competing in the Rio Paralympics.

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Roll to Rio

 

 WCIA 3     2016-08-15 kl. 06:06     186 words

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By Emily Braun | ebraun@wcia.com Published 08/14 2016 10:36PM Updated 08/14 2016 10:36PM CHAMPAIGN, Ill. CHAMPAIGN -- Dozens gathered at West Side Park to send off the next batch of world-class athletes.

CHAMPAIGN -- Dozens gathered at West Side Park to send off the next batch of world-class athletes.17 people from Champaign are headed to Rio soon for the
Paralympic games.... The Paralympics are just as exciting, just as fun to watch as the Olympic games.

 

 

 

Simone Biles Wins Third Gold Medal Of Rio Games On The Vault

 

 Equilibrio Informativo     2016-08-15 kl. 05:55     498 words

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Alex Naddoor won the first medal for the USA men, a bronze on pommel horse behind Brits Max Whitlock, who also won gold Sunday on floor exercise, and Louis Smith. While the day might belong to Whitlock, the games belong to Biles .

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.

 

 

 

Red, white, blue and gold on the mind of Longhorn heading to Paralympics

 

 KXAN     2016-08-15 kl. 05:52     483 words

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Courtesy: Jeff Butler AUSTIN (KXAN) — He was cut four times before making Team USA, but now Jeff Butler is getting ready to play on the world stage for the Paralympics. The former Longhorn got his first taste of wheelchair rugby 11 years ago.

Red, white, blue and gold on the mind of Longhorn heading to
Paralympics.... Courtesy: Jeff Butler AUSTIN (KXAN) — He was cut four times before making Team USA, but now Jeff Butler is getting ready to play on the world stage for the Paralympics.

 

 

 

The Navarro County Olympian

 

 Corsicana Daily Sun     2016-08-15 kl. 05:25     728 words

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There is a two-time Olympian and Gold Medal winner living quietly among us in Navarro County. How could this be true? The story is straight from a Hollywood movie script. Where to begin? First, Navarro County Greetings from Rio.

The Olympic and
Paralympic Village is now home to more than 17,000 athletes and members of delegations.

 

 

 

'I'm being poisoned' Murderer Oscar Pistorius 'won't take docs' pills

 

 Scottish Daily Star     2016-08-15 kl. 05:25     228 words

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CAGED killer Oscar Pistorius is convinced nurses are tampering with his medication to secretly poison him.

Jail bosses have now placed the former
Paralympian on round-the-clock suicide watch.... Oscar Pistorius Paralympic athlete blade runner found guilty murder Reeva Steenkamp pictures Jail bosses have now launched a probe into the incident at the Kgosi...

 

 

 

Olympic Sponsors’ Latest Gambit at Rio 2016: Hiring Olympians

 

 Bloomberg     2016-08-15 kl. 05:17     748 words

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Rio 2016 sponsors are taking an extra step to prove their commitment to the Games and forever marry their brands to the Olympic rings: they’re hiring Olympians.

"Help wanted: Hiring Olympians &
Paralympians at Visa."

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Amy Purdy talks samba before dancing solo at the Rio 2016 Paralympics opening ceremony Sept. 7

 

 Summit Daily News     2016-08-15 kl. 05:09     1516 words

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Editor’s note: This is an abbreviated version of the interview with Paralympian Amy Purdy and dance coach Jessica Bellflower.

Amy Purdy talks samba before dancing solo at the Rio 2016
Paralympics opening ceremony Sept.... 7. Editor’s note: This is an abbreviated version of the interview with Paralympian Amy Purdy and dance coach Jessica Bellflower.For the full version, including...

 

 

 

Fiji Olympic Gold A Win For Entire Pacific Islands

 

 Fiji Sun     2016-08-15 kl. 05:09     297 words

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Princess Anne presents Semi Kunatani his gold medal. Standing (from left), Apisai Domolailai, Jasa Veremalua and Viliame Mata at Deodara Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

In 2012, Fiji’s Iliesa Delana claimed gold at the
Paralympic Games in London in the high jump event when he cleared the bar at 1.74 metres to take home the Pacific’s first ever Paralympic gold medal. “Pacific Island nations may have the

 

 

 

What 'special weapon' is driving our Paralympians?

 

 Sunshine Coast Daily     2016-08-15 kl. 05:07     315 words

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SWIMMING: As the University of the Sunshine Coast Paralympic swimmers prepare to leave on their own Rio campaign, the performances of the club's three able-bodied swimmers at Rio hasn't distracted them from the task at hand.

What 'special weapon' is driving our
Paralympians?SWIMMING:... As the University of the Sunshine Coast Paralympic swimmers prepare to leave on their own Rio campaign, the performances of the club's three able-bodied swimmers at Rio hasn't distracted them...

 

 

 

Mapping the Nation

 

 World News Network     2016-08-15 kl. 05:06     1784 words

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(Full Show) The Savage Nation- Michael Savage- August 10, 2016 (Full Show) Thanks for listening. The Savage Nation- Michael Savage- August 10, 2016 (Full Show)...

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
Paralympic content coming up on their channels, so give them a follow:

 

 

 

Russian Federation says IAAF suspension of long jumper is 'cynical mockery': agencies

 

 Solonews.net     2016-08-15 kl. 04:52     390 words

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Nikolaou would not specify what the new information is.

Earlier this month, Russia was also barred from taking part in next month's Rio
Paralympics, after International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said Russia's Paralympians were part of a doping system overseen by the Russian government.

 

 

 

‘Talking Eds’, Episode 11: STEAMy on the Street, US college sports system and the sedentary century

 

 Campus Review     2016-08-15 kl. 04:22     140 words

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This week on a jam-packed Episode 11 of Talking Eds , the team from Early Learning Review , Education Review and Campus Review unpack the STEAMy new

James leads Part 2 by chatting about how former wheelchair basketball
Paralympian Bridie Kean is hoping to replicate some of the US’s intercollegiate sports systems, using scholarships to increase competition and participation.

 

 

 

Rio's Aust table tennis team sent packing

 

 GWN7 - Yahoo7     2016-08-15 kl. 04:20     299 words

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They may be out, but they're not down. Australia's Olympic table tennis campaign has ended with the men's team of Chris Yan, Heming Hu and David Powell losing 3-0 to sixth-seeded Hong Kong.

The 26-year-old Victorian became the first Australian athlete to compete at both an Olympics and
Paralympics.... The London Paralympian, who was born with nerve damage in her right arm, is now gearing up for the Paralympics in September.

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Paralympic Cyclist gets help from teammate

 

 KRDO.com     2016-08-15 kl. 04:06     461 words

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. - While the Olympic Games are in full swing in Rio de Janeiro, the Paralympic Athletes are busy getting their last training sessions in before they compete next month.

Paralympic Cyclist gets help from teammate. . -... While the Olympic Games are in full swing in Rio de Janeiro, the Paralympic Athletes are busy getting their last training sessions in before they compete next month.Team USA hit Old Pueblo Road in...

 

 

 

Oscar Pistorius on 'suicide watch' after being rushed to hospital with

 

 Daily Express     2016-08-15 kl. 04:06     320 words

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CONVICTED killer Oscar Pistorius has reportedly been placed on suicide watch after he suffered severe wrist injuries and was rushed to hospital.

GETTYOscar Pistorius was the first athlete to compete at the Olympic and
Paralympic Games Pistorius' brother Carl denied reports the former Paralympic champion had tried to hurt himself.... Pistorius was the first athlete to compete at the both the Olympic and Paralympic...

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Scottish Sunday Express (web)

 

 

 

Light heavyweight Buatsi guarantees GB's first boxing medal (The British Olympic Association)

 

 World News Network     2016-08-15 kl. 04:00     1164 words

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British Olympic Association Do not own the song used (Riptide (FlicFlac Edit) - Vance Joy) duration: 1:47 published: 09 Feb 2016 updated: 09

This involved completing 10 different Olympic and
Paralympic sports whilst trying to raise as much money as possible.... 13 Aug 2012 views: 767460 INTERVIEW: Andy Hunt CEO of the British Olympic Association talks to Stuart Appleby I interviewed Andy Hunt, Team GB Chef de Mission, at Wembley Stadium ahead of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic...

 

 

 

We can be heroes: Meet three inspiring Australian Paralympians

 

 Weekly Review.com.au     2016-08-15 kl. 03:47     2042 words

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Paralympian Emma Booth. Photo: SImon Schluter The road to Rio has been a long one for every athlete – a journey of fierce determination, enormous sacrifice and immense physical talent.

We can be heroes: Meet three inspiring Australian
Paralympians.... Paralympian Emma Booth.... Photo: SImon Schluter The road to Rio has been a long one for every athlete – a journey of fierce determination, enormous sacrifice and immense physical talent.But it is our Paralympians...

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Weekly Review.com.au (web)

 

 

 

The Glorious 12th

 

 USEF Network     2016-08-15 kl. 03:11     758 words

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Rio 2016 Olympic Games: 8/14/2016    By: Will Connell I started this blog this morning with the aim of completing by the start of the jumping competition and extolling the virtues of the Glorious 12th.

celebrating.  Other tasks today; working to ensure we keep the same stables for the
Paralympics and working through the dressage departures.  A busy day.  Some riders / staff off to watch athletics, some off to basketball, some off for an early

 

 

 

WATCH LIVE: 2016 Rio Olympics Day 10 on NBC 12…

 

 First Coast News     2016-08-15 kl. 02:58     1295 words

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The logo of the Rio Olympic Games is seen at the Olympic and Paralympic Village in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 23, 2016.

The logo of the Rio Olympic Games is seen at the Olympic and
Paralympic Village in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 23, 2016./ AFP / YASUYOSHI CHIBA (Photo credit should read YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/) (Photo:

 

 

 

US Olympians forced to pay taxman for their medals

 

 MSN Sports Singapore     2016-08-15 kl. 02:30     507 words

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Replay Video Egyptian judoka refuses to shake hand with Israeli after loss Egyptian judoka refuses to shake Israeli opponent's hand.

Senator Chuck Schumer from New York has previously tried, and failed, to pass legislation against the levy. “Our Olympian and
Paralympic athletes should be worried about breaking world records, not breaking the bank, when they earn a medal,” he

 

 

 

Ava’s Gait and Motion Analysis Story

 

 TaableNote News     2016-08-15 kl. 02:07     268 words

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Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KP3hKTYZodU Ava’s family describes her as determined—a real go-getter. She’s the kind of kid who decides what she wants and works hard to get it. Born a micro preemie we...

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Australian athletes banned from Rio beaches after dark

 

 The Guardian     2016-08-15 kl. 02:00     598 words

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Gunpoint robbery of US swimmers prompts Olympic chef de mission to put Ipanema and Copacabana beaches off limits

In June two men threatened an Australian
Paralympic sailor and official with a gun and stole the bikes they were riding.

 

 

 

Supermarket sales sink below the £100bn mark for first time in six years

 

 World News Network     2016-08-15 kl. 01:58     1333 words

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'Beating the drum for UK plc' – Queen's former press secretary on role of Royals today Afshin Rattansi goes underground on the truth behind the Royal family.

The TS-915 as used at the London 2012 Olympic Games Bleep UK PLC has recently deployed an EPOS solution for the in venue retail stores at the London 2012 Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Australia bans athletes from Rio beaches at night

 

 USA TODAY     2016-08-15 kl. 01:47     371 words

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The Australian Olympic Committee has banned its athletes from walking along the sand in Rio's beaches because of a spike in petty thefts. Aug 6, 2016; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; A general view from Copacabana Beach outside of Beach Volleyball Arena.

Two members of its
Paralympic sailing squad were robbed at gunpoint as they prepared for the Games in June.

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Nissan joins the platoon of car makers that test AIR piloted driving abilities on urban roads, as well as highways. – Phoenix News

 

 Albany Daily Star     2016-08-15 kl. 01:39     908 words

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Nissan has begun testing its Leaf-based autonomous car prototype, not on private property, but on Japanese inner city roads and highways.

Major Japanese automakers are trying to develop self-driving vehicles toward the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and
Paralympics.

 

 

 

Storied team ready to kill it in Rio

 

 London Free Press     2016-08-15 kl. 01:29     720 words

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In a gladiator sport so fierce it’s nicknamed “murderball,” Dorchester’s David Willsie is more than a survivor.

In a gladiator sport so fierce it’s nicknamed “murderball,” Dorchester’s David Willsie is more than a survivor.Willsie is training hard for his fifth
Paralympic Games as a wheelchair rugby player and, at age 48, has no less drive for the

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London Free Press (web)

 

 

 

Paralympic Games: countries still waiting for vital travel grants | Sport

 

 DailyMe.Com     2016-08-15 kl. 01:24     90 words

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The International Paralympic Committee is this week to hold urgent crisis talks with the Brazilian government over an $8m (£6m) budget shortfall, amid fears that up to 40 countries may not be able to compete.

Paralympic Games: countries still waiting for vital travel grants | Sport.... The International Paralympic Committee is this week to hold urgent crisis talks with the Brazilian government over an $8m (£6m) budget shortfall, amid fears that up to 40...

 

 

 

Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky in the Same Relay? It Could Happen.

 

 Slate Magazine     2016-08-15 kl. 01:07     1134 words

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Future teammates? Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky at the 2016 U.S. Olympic trials in Omaha, Nebraska.

The FISA spokeswoman noted that “
Paralympic rowing has set the scene with a mixed boat—para mixed double scull,” and indeed most of the Paralympic sports include some mixed-gender events.... (In Paralympic Boccia , men and women compete against each...

 

 

 

Paralympics in doubt amid Rio funding crisis

 

 MSN Australia     2016-08-15 kl. 00:59     17 words

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Paralympics in doubt amid Rio funding crisis.

 

 

 

Team GB ahead of best-ever medal haul target at 'away' Olympics

 

 BT.com     2016-08-15 kl. 00:49     578 words

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Team GB’s bosses say they are “ahead of the curve” to achieve their target of a best-ever medal haul from an ‘away’ Olympic Games after an unforgettable first week in Rio.

UK Sport, the government agency that allocates Exchequer and National Lottery money to Olympic and
Paralympic sport, believes this success is the product of financial support and world-class planning. .@maxwhitlock1 gives @TeamGB golden start to

 

 

 

Aisha Wakil, others declared wanted by the Nigerian Army over Chibok Girls video, Bill Gates Foundation gives $1m to Borno govt for Boko Haram victims and other headlines you missed today!

 

 ForNaija.com     2016-08-15 kl. 00:40     1949 words

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Aisha Wakil, others declared wanted by the Nigerian Army over Chibok Girls video, Bill Gates Foundation gives $1m to Borno govt for Boko Haram victims and other headlines you missed today! Dear KFBers, hope you had a nice Sunday?

The
Paralympian had refused to take the medication, saying it was “toxic” and demanded to be given medication prescribed by his private doctor.

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

 

 WREG     2016-08-15 kl. 00:39     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...

 

 

 

Rio 2016 Games deficit could ruin Paralympics as organisers run out of

 

 Daily Mail     2016-08-15 kl. 00:37     835 words

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Rio Olympics are suffering a financial crisis ahead of Paralympic Games

Rio 2016 Games deficit could ruin
Paralympics as organisers run out of. ...funds to pay £6m travel costs.Rio Olympics are suffering a financial crisis ahead of Paralympic Games.... Organisers are unable to pay £6m travel costs for Paralympic competitors,...

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Rio 2016 Games deficit could ruin Paralympics as organisers run out of funds to pay £6m travel costs

 

 NewsReality.com     2016-08-15 kl. 00:34     30 words

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CHARLES SALE: The Rio 2016 organising committee has run out of money and failed to pay as contracted the £6million travel costs of Paralympic competitors, coaches and chefs de mission.

Rio 2016 Games deficit could ruin
Paralympics as organisers run out of funds to pay £6m travel costs.... CHARLES SALE: The Rio 2016 organising committee has run out of money and failed to pay as contracted the £6million travel costs of Paralympic...

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Rio Safety Concerns Highlighted Again After 4 US Swimmers Robbed

 

 WCBI     2016-08-15 kl. 00:31     250 words

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Ryan Lochte and three other Olympic swimmers were robbed by people dressed as police officers. U.S. swimmers Ryan Lochte, Gunnar Bentz, Jimmy Feigen and Jack Conger were robbed by individuals  posing as armed police  officers overnight Saturday.

Members of the Australian
Paralympic sailing team were  mugged in June  while training.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins backs Shane Sutton over discrimination allegations

 

 BT.com     2016-08-15 kl. 00:25     698 words

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Sir Bradley Wiggins believes Shane Sutton will be cleared of discrimination allegations and says his long-time mentor wants to return to British Cycling. Sutton stepped down as British Cycling technical director with 100 days to go to the Rio Olympics.

Sutton stepped down as British Cycling technical director with 100 days to go to the Rio Olympics.The 59-year-old Australian had been suspended by British Cycling after it was claimed he called
Paralympic cyclists "gimps", shortly after the

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Scottish Senior/U17 Champs – Sunday

 

 Scottish Athletics     2016-08-15 kl. 00:20     1138 words

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Sunday 14th August Nick Percy throws Scottish Native Record in discus at Grangemouth – photo by Bobby Gavin Start-lists for Saturday and Sunday

Grangemouth. I am really excited about Rio, of course, because it is my first
Paralympic and should be an amazing experience.’ Other Para medals went to Nathan Fleetwood and George Lehardy , as Sean Frame won a wheelchair race double over 100m and 400m...

 

 

 

Rose and Whitlock continue Team GB medal table tussle with China

 

 The Guardian     2016-08-14 kl. 23:47     785 words

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Team GB set for best total at an overseas Games Golfer Justin Rose and gymnast Max Whitlock win golds

Over the current four-year cycle the funding agency UK Sport will invest £350m in Olympic and
Paralympic sport. “This is not happening by chance.

 

 

 

Empty Rio 2016 stadium seats as organisers still struggling to sell tickets

 

 Daily Mirror     2016-08-14 kl. 23:45     1015 words

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21:12, 14 Aug 2016 Jeremy Armstrong The 56,000-seat arena was only around 30 per cent full as heptathlete Jess Ennis battled to defend her title. Samba bands were deployed in a desperate attempt to improve the atmosphere

PA Empty seats at the Olympic Stadium on the seventh day of the Rio games In June, judge Marcello Rubioli ruled that Rio's City Hall was not allowed to distribute 547,000 free tickets to Olympics and
Paralympic events to children, public sector

 

 

 

Hunter Breakfast | Monday, August 15, 2016

 

 Newcastle Herald     2016-08-14 kl. 23:25     1419 words

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MORNING SHOT: INSTA @otpm_matkablogi I don't think I'll ever be brave enough to try this but it does look amazing. Sigh. And now something in Finnish.. Niinpä. Olisi kiva tuotakin kokeilla, mutta omat pelot pitävät tiukasti maan pinnalla.

More here. ► NEWCASTLE
Paralympian Kurt Fearnley crossed the finish line ahead of about 80,000 competitors to win the City2Surf in Sydney on Sunday, breaking his own race record.

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Q&A: Producer Mark Ciardi decodes the art of the Olympic movie

 

 Sacramento Bee     2016-08-14 kl. 23:22     1248 words

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The Olympics would seem ready-made for Hollywood. As American athletes such as Michael Phelps, Simone Biles and Katie Ledecky have demonstrated from Rio de Janeiro this week, the Games offer numerous moments of compelling and even implausible drama.

There's a great story, for example, in a
Paralympic athlete named Dartanyon (Crockett, a sight-challenged judo competitor from a poor neighborhood in Cleveland).

 

 

 

Oscar Pistorius 'on suicide watch' in South Africa prison

 

 DailyMe.Com     2016-08-14 kl. 23:19     87 words

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The Paralympian had refused to take the medication, saying it was "toxic" and demanded to be given medication prescribed by his private doctor. He alleged that the prison official wanted to kill him and demanded to be transferred to another jail.

The
Paralympian had refused to take the medication, saying it was "toxic" and demanded to be given medication prescribed by his private doctor.

 

 

 

Bouzou Fights For the Rights of Clean Athletes...

 

 Around The Rings     2016-08-14 kl. 23:14     765 words

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(ATR) President of the World Olympians Association (WOA), Joel Bouzou, has spoken out passionately about creating a level playing field, where drug cheats do not take the field and the rights of those who are clean are protected.

who are clean are protected.WOA president Joel Bouzou (IOC) Bouzou’s comments come off the back of the International
Paralympic Committee’s decision to ban the Russian team from competing in the upcoming Paralympic Games in Rio – a decision

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Triathlon: Douglas, Sass Top Sprint Fields at Age Group Nationals

 

 Runners Web     2016-08-14 kl. 23:08     1096 words

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OMAHA, Neb. -- Christopher Douglas won his first overall national title on Sunday, while Kirsten Sass continued her championship dominance at the USA

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

 

 

 

US Gold Medallist Ryan Lochte Confirms He Was Mugged At Gunpoint In Rio

 

 Pedestrian TV     2016-08-14 kl. 22:38     248 words

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After rumours and unconfirmed reports swirled over the past day, US Olympic gold medal swimmer  Ryan Lochte confirmed that he was held up and robbed in Rio by a group of men impersonating police officers.

For example, Aussie
Paralympian Liesel Tesch had  her bike stolen  while on a training run in June.

 

 

 

Rio 2016: Kim Brennan rises above sinking feeling to claim golden moment

 

 The Guardian     2016-08-14 kl. 22:33     1271 words

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In an Olympic Games suffused with cynicism, the Australian rower's win was the perfect tonic and it's hard to think of anyone who more deserved success

She hinted this would be the perfect way to bow out, having achieved what she's been dreaming about since, as a seven-year-old, she watched a
Paralympic archer fire an arrow to light the cauldron in Barcelona. “There's this common perception that

 

 

 

Track champ Diane Dixon speaks at Hoboken Library

 

 Hudson Reporter     2016-08-14 kl. 22:24     667 words

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Reporter Staff Writer Hudson Reporter Dianne Dixon, an Olympic medalist, posed with attendees at an event hosted by the Hoboken Public Library.

She added, “Any future Olympian can be in this room right now.”  Current work Now Dixon is a track and field coach at ASA College in New York and the president of the Tri-State Olympians/
Paralympians Chapter at United States Olympic Committee.

 

 

 

Fiber Backhauled 5G Future

 

 Communications Today     2016-08-14 kl. 22:23     679 words

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With the official introduction of 5G this year, several leading countries in Asia and Europe have taken the lead in 5G technology by conducting pre-5G tests and improvising network infrastructure.

Japan's NTT DoCoMo is planning to use 5G technology to disseminate video images and provide other services at venues of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Rio Olympics 2016: Russia's Makarova and Vesnina win women's doubles gold

 

 World News Network     2016-08-14 kl. 22:21     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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Alex Zanardi talks about F1, CART and the Paralympics

 

 AutoRacing1.com     2016-08-14 kl. 22:01     40 words

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Alex Zanardi talks about F1, CART and the
Paralympics.

 

 

 

Matthew Denny is a strong Commonwealth Games chance

 

 Warwick Daily News     2016-08-14 kl. 21:58     551 words

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ATHLETICS: Allora athlete Matthew Denny shouldn't be too disappointed with 19th in the Olympics, after all he was the third best athlete among more than 50 Commonwealth countries. He started with a throw of 60.

Warwick long jumper Carlee Beattie has also been training in Florida in the run-up to the
Paralympics.

 

 

 

Rio 2016: Ryan Lochte robbed at gunpoint

 

 Champion Newspapers Limited     2016-08-14 kl. 21:54     766 words

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RIO DE JANEIRO – The most pressing risk facing these Olympics never was Zika, according to many experts. It was local crime. And Saturday’s scare involving American swimmer Ryan Lochte provided more proof.

Two Australian
Paralympic athletes were mugged in June. .

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Portland Women Join Paralympic Goalball Team Heading To Rio

 

 Oregon Public Broadcasting     2016-08-14 kl. 21:46     721 words

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Eliana Mason, right, dives to block a goal during a practice match of goalball in Portland, Oregon. Mason, a student a Portland State University, is competing in her first Paralympic Games in Rio in September as a member of the U.S. goalball team.

Portland Women Join
Paralympic Goalball Team Heading To Rio.... Mason, a student a Portland State University, is competing in her first Paralympic Games in Rio in September as a member of the U.S. goalball team.Amelia Templeton/OPB Three Portland women...

 

 

 

Mill race is perfect environment for training

 

 San Marcos Daily Record     2016-08-14 kl. 21:28     498 words

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Editor, The San Marcos River changed my life. More accurately, the city of San Marcos changed my life.   I was born with a rare birth defect known as Proximal Femoral Focal deficiency (PFFD) type D.

As a result of my training in San Marcos, and the incredible support of the people of San Marcos, I am now honored to be able to represent the United States in the 2016
Paralympics at Rio.

 

 

 

Olympic-sized climate propaganda

 

 Canada Free Press     2016-08-14 kl. 21:12     1245 words

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It was wrong to interrupt Rio's delightful opening ceremonies with deceitful agitprop 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.

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Rio Olympics organisers to appeal judge's block on public funding of Games

 

 One News Page United Kingdom     2016-08-14 kl. 21:11     30 words

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(14 minutes ago) Olympics organisers insisted they have enough funds to successfully conclude the Games and stage next month's Paralympics after a judge blocked them from using public money.

(14 minutes ago) Olympics organisers insisted they have enough funds to successfully conclude the Games and stage next month's
Paralympics after a judge blocked them from using public money.

 

 

 

Big data, cloud software make a play at Rio 2016

 

 Digital News Asia     2016-08-14 kl. 21:08     769 words

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IOC calls using EMR at the Games part of its gold medal medical services GE helping to ensure athletes can deliver their best performance at right

  The average Olympic or
Paralympic athlete has between seven and nine healthcare providers involved in their care at any time.

 

 

 

Rio 2016: Olympic chefs turn leftovers into food for poor

 

 Big News Network     2016-08-14 kl. 21:01     130 words

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Rio 2016 Olympic chefs turn leftovers into food for poor Monday 15th August, 2016 Renowned chefs are turning leftover food from the Rio athletes' village into meals for poor Brazilians, The Telegraph reported Friday.

feeds about 11,000 Olympians.The team will continue the project during the
Paralympic Games.However, several countries including South Korea are operating their own restaurants to provide...

 

 

 

Rio Olympics organisers to appeal judge's block on public funding of Games

 

 Melbourne Age     2016-08-14 kl. 20:58     428 words

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Rio de Janeiro: Rio 2016 Olympics organisers insisted they have enough funds to successfully conclude the Games and stage next month's Paralympics after a judge blocked them from using public money.

Rio de Janeiro: Rio 2016 Olympics organisers insisted they have enough funds to successfully conclude the Games and stage next month's
Paralympics after a judge blocked them from using public money.Judge Marcia Maria Nunes ruled late on Friday that...

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Lithuania rises to top of IBSA Goalball men's world rankings

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-08-14 kl. 20:53     253 words

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Lithuania has climbed to the top of the International Blind Sport Association (IBSA) Goalball men’s world ranking list for only the second time since the ranking system began.

The Worlds, for men and women, will be of particular importance in 2018 as they will serve as the first of three qualification tournaments for the 2020
Paralympic Games in Japanese capital Tokyo.

 

 

 

Are prison nurses trying to kill Oscar Pistorius?

 

 Big News Network     2016-08-14 kl. 20:53     64 words

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Are prison nurses trying to kill Oscar Pistorius Monday 15th August, 2016 Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius speaks with his

Are prison nurses trying to kill Oscar Pistorius?Are prison nurses trying to kill Oscar Pistorius Monday 15th August, 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius speaks with his. ...legal team ahead of his sentence hearing at the North

 

 

 

'The lore of the loonie': Why the Canadian dollar coin still gets stashed at the Olympics

 

 Big News Network     2016-08-14 kl. 20:44     93 words

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The lore of the loonie Why the Canadian dollar coin still gets stashed at the Olympics Monday 15th August, 2016 Team Canada's wheelchair

Paralympic Games in London.

 

 

 

Can you spot yourself at TriLiverpool 2016?

 

 Liverpool Echo     2016-08-14 kl. 20:29     207 words

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17:11, 14 Aug 2016 Kirsty McHale See if you've made our gallery from today's triathlon event at the Liverpool waterfront

Triliverpool 2016 takes place in the city centre Liverpool Triathon For the elite paratriathletes, TriLiverpool acted as their final preparation event before heading to the
Paralympic Games in Rio.

 

 

 

Olympics-Organizers to appeal judge's block on public funding of Games

 

 Philly.com     2016-08-14 kl. 20:28     399 words

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By Daniel Flynn RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Olympics organizers said on Sunday they will appeal a judge's decision blocking them from using

Olympics organizers said on Sunday they will appeal a judge's decision blocking them from using. ...public money amid a deep recession in Brazil but insisted they would have enough funds to successfully stage the Games and next month's
Paralympics.

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UPDATE 1-Olympics-Boxing-Mens light heavyweight quarterfinal results

 

 Reuters UK     2016-08-14 kl. 20:27     170 words

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Olympics-Gymnastics- Weepy Brazilians jubilant over first floor medals RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 14 Brazilian gymnasts pocketed silver and bronze for

they would have enough funds to successfully stage the Games and next month's
Paralympics.

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Organizers to appeal judge's block on public funding of Games

 

 thestar.com.my     2016-08-14 kl. 20:21     388 words

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RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Olympics organizers said on Sunday they will appeal a judge's decision blocking them from using public money amid a deep

Olympics organizers said on Sunday they will appeal a judge's decision blocking them from using public money amid a deep. ...recession in Brazil but insisted they would have enough funds to successfully stage the Games and next month's
Paralympics.

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Chasing dreams

 

 Port Macquarie News     2016-08-14 kl. 20:16     358 words

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Ryley Batt will head to his fourth Paralympic Games, but he's not lacking motivation. RYLEY Batt would be forgiven for wondering if it was all worth it. The early starts, the challenging training sessions and pushing his body to its absolute limit.

Chasing dreams. Ryley Batt will head to his fourth
Paralympic Games, but he's not lacking motivation.... The early starts, the challenging training sessions and pushing his body to its absolute limit.And that’s before he even takes to the court in the Australian Steelers first match at the Rio Paralympics...

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Ryan Lochte, others claim robbery at gunpoint in Rio

 

 BNet     2016-08-14 kl. 19:23     370 words

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RIO DE JANEIRO - Ryan Lochte and three other American swimmers say they were robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro while out celebrating the end of the swimming events at the 2016 Summer Olympics .

Two members of the Australian
Paralympic sailing squad were robbed at gunpoint before the Games began.

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Australian politician to test race hate laws after being called 'angry white male'

 

 Brisbane Times     2016-08-14 kl. 19:09     1251 words

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1. Can a white man be racially discriminated against?

Rio Olympics Worrying report that the National
Paralympic Committees have not been paid ahead of the games beginning on September 7, and that Rio 2016 has run out of money and may have to remove sports from the Games to save money.

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Guest Opinion: Emperor defends constitution

 

 Farmington Daily Times     2016-08-14 kl. 19:00     608 words

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Buy Photo (Photo: The Daily Times) Buy Photo On Monday, Japan’s Emperor Akihito signaled again that he would like to step down from the world’s oldest hereditary monarchy.

His early championing of the
Paralympics brought Japan’s attention to the cause of the disabled.

 

 

 

Shop staff get English-ready for Olympics in Tokyo

 

 Chicago Tribune     2016-08-14 kl. 18:48     403 words

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Employees at shops in the Yaesu Shopping Mall near Tokyo Station have been taking lessons in English conversation, seeking to improve their interactions with foreign tourists ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

"Our mall will attract more and more attention from overseas ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and