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Lotta Helsinger siktar mot sitt sjätte OS

 

 Sveriges Radio Västernorrland     2016-08-21 kl. 06:31     235 words

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I dag reser Lotta Helsinger till Rio för att delta i sitt sjätte Paralympics. Det började för Lottas del med OS i Barcelona 1992. Men aldrig tidigare har hon kunnat förbereda sig så bra som inför ett Paralympics.

I dag reser Lotta Helsinger till Rio för att delta i sitt sjätte
Paralympics.... Men aldrig tidigare har hon kunnat förbereda sig så bra som inför ett Paralympics.Att för första gången inför ett stort mästerskap få ledigt från jobbet för att träna skytte...

 

 

 

IOK försökte mörklägga rysk dopning?

 

 TTELA     2016-08-20 kl. 17:42     327 words

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IOK:s ordförande Thomas Bach anklagas för att ha försökt mörka och fördröja rapporten om den statsunderstödda dopningen i Ryssland. Bach ska ha försökt förmå Wada att presentera McLaren-rapporten först efter OS i Rio de Janeiro.

IOK har fått mycket kritik för att de inte tagit samma beslut som Internationella
paralympiska kommittén (IPK), som helt enkelt kastat ur alla ryska idrottare ur spelen.

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Han är en av Sundsvalls mer okända Allsvenska spelare

 

 Sundsvalls Tidning     2016-08-20 kl. 13:57     760 words

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Efter Paralympics i Sidney år 2000 bytte Andreas Westman spår. Han gick från världseliten i rullstolstennis till en satsning på Allsvenskan.

Efter
Paralympics i Sidney år 2000 bytte Andreas Westman spår.... Det var som 21-åring efter Paralympics, i Sydney år 2000, som Andreas avslutade sin tennissatsning.

 

 

 

Stångåstaden bjuder på fest

 

 Östergötlands Näringsliv     2016-08-20 kl. 13:52     145 words

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Under Stadsfesten i slutet av augusti bjuder Stångåstaden och Studentbostäder intill fest. Bostadsföretag slår upp våra tillfälliga kvarter vid Stora torget och bjuder på musik och aktiviteter för alla åldrar. Torsdag 25/8 Petter på scenen.

Medarrangör är
Parasport.

 

 

 

Tufft spel i goalball väntar i Paralympics

 

 Sveriges Radio P4     2016-08-19 kl. 18:00     42 words

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Svenska Fatmir Seremetir åker till Paralympics om två veckor som lagkapten för goalball-laget. Goalball är en sport som utövas av synskadade med en boll som väger 1,25 kilo. Hör Fatmir Seremetir i P4 Extra.

Tufft spel i goalball väntar i
Paralympics.... Svenska Fatmir Seremetir åker till Paralympics om två veckor som lagkapten för goalball-laget.... Hör Fatmir Seremetir i P4 Extra.Fatmir Seremeti spelar goalball i paralympics.

 

 

 

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Rio-bound: Chandra, Dias to represent India in World footvolley

 

 Mid Day     2016-08-21 kl. 08:50     155 words

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Prev By Narendra Sastry |  Posted 2 hours Two players from the city have been selected to be part of the Indian footvolley team which is set to take part in the Rio 2016 World footvolley tournament to be held at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janiero.

The tournament will serve as a demonstration game at the Rio Olympics, and is to be held between the Olympics and the
Paralympics from 24-28 August.

 

 

 

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 SlideShare.net     2016-08-21 kl. 07:34     561 words

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Upcoming SlideShare Loading in … 5 1. Lesson 3: Design a Super Athlete Today we will think about how we use our bodies to do different things. 2. How many sports can you think of that use these body parts? Lesson 3: Design a Super Athlete 3.

In the Zone is the Wellcome Trust’s major UK initiative inspired by the 2012 Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Paralympics presenter Sophie Morgan on her determination to live life to the max

 

 One News Page United Kingdom     2016-08-21 kl. 07:27     27 words

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THE brave presenter has shown superhuman determination of her own to rebuild her life after a devastating car crash left her in a wheelchair at just 18.

Paralympics presenter Sophie Morgan on her determination to live life to the max.

 

 

 

Paralympics presenter Sophie Morgan on her determination to live life to

 

 Daily Record     2016-08-21 kl. 07:14     1218 words

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06:00, 21 Aug 2016 Heather Greenaway THE brave presenter has shown superhuman determination of her own to rebuild her life after a devastating car crash left her in a wheelchair at just 18.

Paralympics presenter Sophie Morgan on her determination to live life to. ...the max.06:00, 21 Aug 2016 Heather Greenaway THE brave presenter has shown superhuman determination of her own to rebuild her life after a devastating car crash left her in

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World Briefs: Afghan troops hold off Taliban forces

 

 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette     2016-08-21 kl. 06:52     547 words

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KUNDUZ, Afghanistan — The northern Afghan city of Kunduz was on the verge of falling to the Taliban on Saturday, as residents began to flee, and a key district nearby was overrun by insurgents, Afghan officials and local residents reported.

Paralympics budgets cut RIO DE JANEIRO — 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.

 

 

 

TV screens to go blank in bid to get Brits outside exercising with Olympians

 

 CHINAdaily.com.cn     2016-08-21 kl. 06:36     635 words

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British people are being encouraged to embrace the spirit of Team GB UK’s television screens will go blank next week to encourage people to get outside and play sport as part of the official celebrations of Team GB’s historic Olympic success.

encouraged to try new sports like Javelin The event will be called I Am Team GB, because everyone who buys a lottery ticket is helping to fund Britain’s Olympians and
Paralympians through UK Sport’s £80 million per year programme.

 

 

 

Feeling good about Britain as a nation because of sport seems money pretty well spent

 

 Gulf News     2016-08-21 kl. 06:09     1104 words

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Public money is precious. Raising more of it is politically difficult, especially if the economy contracts.

If part of that feel-good factor is that Britons embrace people with disabilities more readily because of the
Paralympics, or that people of all backgrounds feel included in a British nation that is good at all these things, then that is, as they

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Rio - we'd do it all again, says IOC president

 

 Brisbane Times     2016-08-21 kl. 05:54     519 words

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Bach did not hesitate when asked in his day-before-closing ceremony review whether, knowing what they knew now, the IOC would have selected economically-challenged Rio if he could turn back time. "Yes," he declared.

On that front, Rio's organising committee has a significantly greater challenge with the
Paralympics that begin on September 7.... Though International Paralympic Committee president Sir Philip Craven is openly expressing concern about attendances to those Games yet to come, Bach likened the slow sales for the Paralympics...

 

 

 

'Proud of my baby'

 

 New Straits Times     2016-08-21 kl. 05:49     481 words

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IN an exclusive interview with the New Sunday Times , Lim Chee Kiong, father of Malaysia’s fastest one-armed female swimmer Carmen Lim, gives an insight into her early days, her fighting spirit and determination.

Besides this, a former classmate of mine (who was very active in the Asia
Paralympic Council) also encouraged us to allow Carmen to take up competitive swimming at the Paralympic level.  Q:... How about when you say your daughter is a Paralympian? A:

 

 

 

Brazil Beats Expectations at Rio Games

 

 Daily Beast     2016-08-21 kl. 05:48     987 words

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Before it started, coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games left the world expecting the worst. While it is unclear if hosting the games will help Rio long-term—Brazil came through.

The state of Rio is bankrupt, and the interim federal government is about to approve an economic package that will result in deep cuts in health and education.  And Rio will have to borrow for its next event, September’s
Paralympic Games, and has

 

 

 

Heroes of Team GB will return home from the Rio Olympics in triumph after

 

 The Sunday Post     2016-08-21 kl. 05:37     976 words

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Written by John Paul Breslin, 21/08/2016 The spectacular sporting action staged in Rio de Janeiro over the last fortnight has thrown up a host of medal-

Prime Minister Theresa May said both events would take place in October after the
Paralympians have returned from the Games in Rio. “It will be a celebration fit for heroes – and rightly so, because that is exactly what they are,” said Mrs

 

 

 

Extraordinary spirits in motion (Video)

 

 New Straits Times     2016-08-21 kl. 05:29     1075 words

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GRIT AND DETERMINATION: When 16-year-old Carmen Lim swims, no one notices that she is doing it with one arm. The para-athlete broke records and earned herself the Sports Girl Award at the Malaysia Paralympiad 2016.

The para-athlete broke records and earned herself the Sports Girl Award at the Malaysia
Paralympiad 2016.SIXTEEN-YEAR-OLD Carmen Lim spends much of the week training at her school as a member of the Sri KL Sharkies and has been swimming

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Detailed categories for para-athletes

 

 New Straits Times     2016-08-21 kl. 05:29     437 words

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PARALYMPIC swimming is an adaptation of the sport of swimming for athletes with disabilities. This category of athletes exemplify perseverance in overcoming adversity. The criteria for the Paralympic swim team are different.

PARALYMPIC swimming is an adaptation of the sport of swimming for athletes with disabilities.... The criteria for the Paralympic swim team are different.Swimmers in different classifications race each other and points are awarded for time.  The...

 

 

 

The day the world’s fastest man did something deeply moving for a blind Paralympic champion

 

 App.ViralNewsChart.com     2016-08-21 kl. 05:06     77 words

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Footage of Olympic champion Usain Bolt, often called the fastest man in the world, helping a Paralympic athlete with her training has surfaced and gone viral today. Paralympic rules require blind sprinters to make their runs while tethered to their guides.

The day the world’s fastest man did something deeply moving for a blind
Paralympic champion.... Footage of Olympic champion Usain Bolt, often called the fastest man in the world, helping a Paralympic athlete with her training has surfaced and gone viral...

 

 

 

Same-Sex Couple 'Blessed' With Surrogate Triplets

 

 Sky News     2016-08-21 kl. 05:00     897 words

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A same sex couple in South Africa are believed to be the first in the country and possibly the world to have triplets - which also include identical twins - using a surrogate.

The new parents, who were friends and neighbours of former 
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, met their surrogate only because of the athlete's murder trial.... Former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius arrives to be sentenced for murder of his girlfriend Reeva...

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Telling stories of the bush

 

 Forbes Advocate     2016-08-21 kl. 04:46     376 words

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Men's Probus Club news If you don’t know the name Rob Willis in Forbes you have been asleep far too long …. but more on this wonderful raconteur later.

history just talking to people about their lives.” Among some of the projects Rob is working on is one on
Paralympians and how they feel when they come back from competing.

 

 

 

Former Tri-Citian headed to Rio for Paralympics

 

 Tri-City Herald Online     2016-08-21 kl. 04:39     770 words

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Years ago, when she was a student at Highlands Middle School in Kennewick, Roxanne Trunnell put her dream in writing. She wanted to spend her life with horses and be a top U.S. equestrian one day.

Former Tri-Citian headed to Rio for
Paralympics.... She’ll represent the U.S. next month at the 2016 Paralympics in Brazil, competing in para-dressage. “We’re really, really proud,” said her mom, Josette Trunnell. “(She’s been through a lot) and now she’s...

 

 

 

World Class Teen Runner With Autism Prepares for Paralympic Debut

 

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Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson in plea to rescue Paralympic Games after poor ticket sales 

 

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