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Dags för orienterings-VM

 

 Kristianstadsbladet     2016-08-20 kl. 03:13     262 words

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Under lördagen inleds orienterings-VM i Strömstad. Pan-Kristianstad skickar hela sex orienterare till tävlingen. Bland dessa återfinns Björn Cederberg, 21, och Nicolas Rio, 21, som båda gör VM-debut på seniornivå.

I klassen PreO/
Paralympic.

 

 

 

Stort grattis till Peder Fredricson och All In

 

 Svenska Ridsportforbundet     2016-08-19 kl. 21:09     173 words

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FOTO: Roland Thunholm Stort grattis Peder Fredricson och All In Peder Fredricson tillsammans med All In tog på fredagen en individuell OS-silvermedalj och Svenska Ridsportförbundet framför sina varmaste gratulationer till Peder och

2004 lagsilver hoppning med bland andra Peder Fredricson i laget samt guldmedaljer på
Paralympics till Irene Slättengren, 2008 individuellt silver till Rolf-Göran Bengtsson, 2012 individuellt silver till Sara Algotsson Ostholt och 2016

 

 

 

"Hoppas kunna lyfta ridsporten"

 

 IT-NYTT     2016-08-19 kl. 20:46     27 words

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Det nya ridhuset i Smedstad invigdes med en paralympics-vinnare på plats. Talarlistan var lång under ceremonin, där bland annat landshövding... Läs mer här Idag 20:20

Det nya ridhuset i Smedstad invigdes med en
paralympics-vinnare på plats.

 

 

 

"Hoppas kunna lyfta ridsporten"

 

 Östgöta Correspondenten     2016-08-19 kl. 18:59     222 words

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Det nya ridhuset i Smedstad invigdes med en paralympics-vinnare på plats.

Det nya ridhuset i Smedstad invigdes med en
paralympics-vinnare på plats.Talarlistan var lång under ceremonin, där bland annat landshövding Elisabeth Nilsson skickade med några ord på vägen, hon talade om hur viktig ridsporten är för

 

 

 

Navet öppnar portarna med flera aktiviteter

 

 Folkbladet.nu Plus     2016-08-19 kl. 13:18     427 words

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Samtidigt som kommunen åker runt och delar ut fribiljetter, närmar sig invigningsdatumet för Umeås nya badhus. På lördag öppnas portarna för första gången för allmänheten, med prova på-träning och elitsimmare.

Han har 14 världsrekord i bagaget, och har medverkat i
Paralympics två gånger.

 

 

 

Publiken sviker OS

 

 Helsingborgs Dagblad     2016-08-19 kl. 11:36     558 words

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OS i Rio har inte blivit den publikfest som arrangörer och idrottare hoppats på. För när till och med Usain Bolt måste be fansen att köpa biljetter, då har man problem.

Paralympics värre Sporter som är små i Sverige, som bob och rodel, skulle ändå locka publik, tror han, med tanke på närheten till exempelvis Tyskland där nämnda idrotter är populära. -... Den 7 september inleds Paralympics i Rio. -

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Paralympic day i Göteborg 3 september

 

 Svenska Cykelförbundet     2016-08-19 kl. 11:32     70 words

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Paracykel Paracykel är med på Paralympic day när det arrangeras i Göteborg och Nordstan lördagen 3 september.

Paralympic day i Göteborg 3 september.... Paracykel Paracykel är med på Paralympic day när det arrangeras i Göteborg och Nordstan lördagen 3 september.Vi kommer där erbjuda besökare att vara med i "The SKF Challange" med att köra 200 m handcykel på en...

 

 

 

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Craig woman, Amanda Wooten, prepares for leg amputation

 

 Craig Daily Press     2016-08-20 kl. 08:53     1918 words

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Craig — At 32 years of age, Amanda Wooten of Craig, decided to cut-off her leg. Wooten survived bone cancer as a child and was one of the first in the nation to receive specialized treatment for osteosarcoma.

Paralympic team and the best adaptive snowboarder in the world.... She starts later this month to prepare to compete for a place on the 2018 Winter Paralympics snowboard team. “I have an athlete page , please follow that, I love positive words especially...

 

 

 

Deeper 'Major Budget Cuts' Enforced on Paralympics in Rio

 

 NewsFlow24     2016-08-20 kl. 08:42     78 words

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The Paralympics will go ahead in Rio next month but organizers said Friday that deep budget cuts mean a venue will close down, facilities will be dismantled and the workforce will be reduced.

Deeper 'Major Budget Cuts' Enforced on
Paralympics in Rio.... The Paralympics will go ahead in Rio next month but organizers said Friday that deep budget cuts mean a venue will close down, facilities will be dismantled and the workforce will be...

 

 

 

Olympics 2016 daily briefing: a triple treble, a hockey gold, but relays go

 

 The Guardian     2016-08-20 kl. 08:37     2177 words

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US and GB men disqualified in 4x100m and 4x400m relays, but Bolt powers home for his ninth gold, and Britain's women's hockey grabs its first

Rio
Paralympics to be downsized amid disappointing ticket sales.

 

 

 

Sepura Support Critical Communication Success in Rio

 

 EnvironmentGuru.com     2016-08-20 kl. 08:32     34 words

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Teltronic, part of the Sepura Group, is ensuring that critical communications run smoothly at the Summer Olympics and Paralympics, informally known as Rio 2016.

Teltronic, part of the Sepura Group, is ensuring that critical communications run smoothly at the Summer Olympics and
Paralympics, informally known as Rio 2016.Read Full Article Here For more great articles:

 

 

 

Terezinha Guilhermina – ‘How I got into Para athletics’

 

 International Paralympic Committee     2016-08-20 kl. 08:28     841 words

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She trained with Usain Bolt last year, but how did the Brazilian T11 sprinter get into the sport she has dominated in recent years?

She trained with Usain Bolt last year, but how did the Brazilian T11 sprinter get into the sport she has dominated in recent years?
Paralympian Terezinha Guilhermina of Brazil runs with Usain Bolt of Jamaica as her guide during an exhibition in

 

 

 

Simmonds: The talent in swimming has never been so high

 

 International Paralympic Committee     2016-08-20 kl. 08:28     726 words

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The British superstar reflects on the rest of the field as she nears her third Paralympic Games. “I love having the competition. That's what you want from sport, competing against the best.

The British superstar reflects on the rest of the field as she nears her third
Paralympic Games. “I love having the competition.... That's what you want from sport, competing against the best.Great Britain’s four-time Paralympic gold medallist Eleanor Simmonds is heading into her third Paralympic...

 

 

 

Rio 2016 preview: Men’s up to 59kg

 

 International Paralympic Committee     2016-08-20 kl. 08:28     203 words

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Is anyone stronger than Egyptian Sherif Osman in this class? The men’s up to 59kg got more competitive when Egypt’s Sherif Osman announced last year that he would move into the class.

The men’s up to 59kg got more competitive when Egypt’s Sherif Osman announced last year that he would move into the class.The Egyptian
Paralympic champion has shown signs that he is a gold-medal favourite at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games .

 

 

 

Manchester to host Olympic-Paralympic homecoming parade

 

 Enews.Shafaqna.com     2016-08-20 kl. 08:20     15 words

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ITV.com - Found 6 hours ago A homecoming parade for Britain s triumphant Olympic

Manchester to host Olympic-
Paralympic homecoming parade.

 

 

 

Azerbaijan wins 13th medal in Rio

 

 Today.Az     2016-08-20 kl. 08:18     204 words

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By Azernews By Amina Nazarli  On Day 14 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Azerbaijan increased its medal haul to 13 by winning three more medals. Azerbaijani athlete Milad Beigi Harchegani won a bronze medal in the men's 80 kg taekwondo.

The Games, which kicked off on August 5, will end on August 21, and will be followed by the 15th Summer
Paralympic Games on September 7-18.... The Azerbaijani squad is represented in Rio Olympics by 56 athletes who compete in 18 sports in both Summer Olympic Games and Summer Paralympic...

 

 

 

FIL President receives visit from Kazakhstan National Federation counterpart

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-08-20 kl. 08:17     242 words

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International Luge Federation (FIL) President Josef Fendt has received a visit from Kazakhstan National Federation counterpart Alexander Starkov at the world governing body’s office in Berchtesgaden in Germany.

Elizaveta Axenova was Kazakhstan's sole luger at Sochi 2014, competing in the women's singles © The Kazakh city of Almaty fell narrowly short in its bid to be awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics and
Paralympics after losing by a 44 votes to 40 margin

 

 

 

Team GB To Receive Homecoming Celebration

 

 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2016-08-20 kl. 08:11     45 words

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Manchester has been chosen to stage a homecoming parade "fit for heroes" for Team GB's triumphant Olympic and Paralympic stars.

Manchester has been chosen to stage a homecoming parade "fit for heroes" for Team GB's triumphant Olympic and
Paralympic stars.The city will host the celebration in October once the Paralympians have returned from the Games in Rio, Prime Minster

 

 

 

Reunion at last with ‘the woman who saved my life'

 

 The Bucks Herald     2016-08-20 kl. 08:06     464 words

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A man who was paralysed from the chest down in a horrific motorbike accident got to meet and say thank you to the woman who saved his life 20 years ago.

And on September 2 Luke will have the honour of a being a
Paralympic torch bearer at the Vale Park Bucks Legacy celebrations, which have been organised in conjunction with the flame lighting ceremony at Stoke Mandeville Stadium.

 

 

 

Paralympics cash crunch

 

 MSN Canada     2016-08-20 kl. 07:52     64 words

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Paralympics cash crunch.

 

 

 

Rheed McCracken off to Rio

 

 NewsMail     2016-08-20 kl. 07:52     80 words

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RHEED McCracken is off to Rio to compete in the Paralympics. The talented Bundaberg 19-year-old teen flew out of Sydney International Airport with his friend and mentor fellow Paralympian Kurt Fearnley.

RHEED McCracken is off to Rio to compete in the
Paralympics.... The talented Bundaberg 19-year-old teen flew out of Sydney International Airport with his friend and mentor fellow Paralympian Kurt Fearnley.The photo above was posted on McCracken's...

 

 

 

Let the Olympics show the world that Britons can achieve we put our minds

 

 The Telegraph     2016-08-20 kl. 07:34     1018 words

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20 August 2016 • 6:30am Gold medallist Britain's Laura Trott poses with a flag on the podium after the Women's Omnium track cycling event at the Velodrome during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 16, 2016. Credit: ODD ANDERSEN/AFP

One thing the UK also invests money in is the
Paralympics.... Hopefully, Rio will do its best to match the enthusiasm for disabled athletics demonstrated in London 2012, an enthusiasm that was often presumed to be about keeping the excitement of the...

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Fatimah: Unit to assist OKU in business

 

 New Sarawak Tribune     2016-08-20 kl. 07:21     379 words

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KUCHING: A productive affairs unit will be set up to assist OKU (persons with disabilities) to be more independent in entrepreneurship, said Minister of Welfare, Women and Community Wellbeing, Datuk Hajah Fatimah Abdullah.

Meanwhile, Fatimah said that a proposal on application for equal incentives for
paralympics athletes had been approved by the state government. “The incentives must be the same with SUKMA athletes and the state has agreed to give RM5,000 for the

 

 

 

Last Night

 

 Horse-Canada     2016-08-20 kl. 07:15     651 words

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Eric Lamaze is all smiles with his second individual Olympic medal. The last day capped off with a bronze by Eric and his gutsy little mare, Fine Lady!! What an absolutely incredible way to end these Games.

The International
Paralympic Committee had a major press conference about the Rio2016 funding shortfalls and the subsequent changes that will be implemented to ensure the games continue.

 

 

 

Rio Olympics 2016: The magic of Usain Bolt on show for one last time

 

 Brisbane Times     2016-08-20 kl. 07:09     756 words

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