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Paralympicshånet: Kauppibesked dröjer

 

 Folkbladet     2016-10-07 kl. 17:00     207 words

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Först i december väntas besked om eventuella åtgärder mot Michael Kauppi (SD). Det var i september som fullmäktigeledamoten hånade Paralympicsdeltagare på Facebook.

Paralympicshånet: Kauppibesked dröjer.... Det var i september som fullmäktigeledamoten hånade Paralympicsdeltagare på Facebook.Så här skrev Kauppi på sin Facebooksida:... SD-man hånar Paralympics.... Uttalandet har mött kritik från flera håll, inte minst från handikappidrottsförbundet...

 

 

 

Testades positivt för kokain men fick tävla

 

 Aftonbladet     2016-10-07 kl. 16:36     266 words

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Shawn Barber, världsmästare i stavhopp, testades positivt för kokain inför OS - men tilläts tävla. Anledningen är att den kanadensiska idrottsdomstolen slog fast att 22-åringen fick i sig drogen av misstag via kyssar under sex, skriver BBC.

BBC:s gästskribent,
paralympiska mästaren Hanna Cockroft, säger så här om friandet: -

 

 

 

Ralf Edström till Idrottsgalan

 

 Ölandsbladet Plus     2016-10-07 kl. 13:15     490 words

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En av Sveriges främsta fotbollsspelare genom tiderna kommer till Ölands idrottsgala den 12 november. - Jättetrevligt, det var många herrans år sedan jag var i Borgholm, på kändisfotboll när det var Victoriadagen.

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handikappidrotten. -

 

 

 

Johan Croneman: Barnen slåss på isen - idolerna visar ju hur de ska göra

 

 Dagens Nyheter     2016-10-07 kl. 09:34     808 words

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I veckans Sport i tv-krönika konstaterar Johan Croneman att det bara finns ett ord kvar: Absurt. Om slagsmålen på ishockeyrinkar och hur Ishockeyförbundet, klubbdirektörer - och tv-experter - sanktionerar dem.

På temat
Paralympics med frågan om spelen bekräftar eller bekämpar våra fördomar.Johan Croneman.

 

 

 

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Henson on top of the world but considering next move

 

 Portsmouth Today     2016-10-08 kl. 08:43     805 words

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Dave Henson collected a bronze medal at the Paralympic Games in Rio this summer

Dave Henson collected a bronze medal at the
Paralympic Games in Rio this summer.... Jeff Marshman Saturday 08 October 2016 Dave Henson is still ‘on top of the world' after claiming Paralympic medal glory in Rio this summer.

 

 

 

Kuwait's Al-Qallaf nabs epee fencing gold in Detroit

 

 Kuwait News Agency     2016-10-08 kl. 08:22     438 words

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By Samie Al-Dulaimi WASHINGTON, Oct 8 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti fencer Tareq Al-Qallaf clinched gold in the wheelchair menآ’s epee class at the 2016 North American Cup October event in Detroit as he thrashed Andrew Quattrociocchi of the USA, 15-5, on Friday.

Since then he has won gold medals in several World Cups and Asian Championships, under banner of the sports wheelchair body, IWAS, and North American Cup events across the US and has made it to the 2008 Beijing
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

What links Charlie Chaplin, Eva Perón, Joseph Haydn and Gram Parsons? The Weekend quiz

 

 The Guardian     2016-10-08 kl. 08:05     261 words

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From a leader to a fencer to a wrestler, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz The questions 1 Where did the Dear Leader succeed the Great Leader? 2 Project Blue Book was the US Air Force investigation into what?

2 UFOs. 3 Muji. 4 Winning Olympic and
Paralympic medals.

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The Guardian (web) - The Guardian (web)

 

 

 

Golden moment as champion Eve makes school trip

 

 Argus - Independent     2016-10-08 kl. 07:41     27 words

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Pupils of St. Fursey's N.S Haggardstown shared in the golden medal winning joy of paralympic star Eve McCrystal when she visited the school last week.

Pupils of St. Fursey's N.S Haggardstown shared in the golden medal winning joy of
paralympic star Eve McCrystal when she visited the school last week.Olivia Ryan.

 

 

 

Paralympian has the ride stuff

 

 Grand Junction Daily Sentinel     2016-10-08 kl. 07:34     484 words

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Paralympian Willie Stewart speaks to staff and patients at St. Mary’s Hospital Friday before the showing of a documentary made about him.

Paralympian has the ride stuff.... Paralympian Willie Stewart speaks to staff and patients at St.... He went on to win a silver medal in cross country skiing at the 2002 Paralympic games.... Stewart, a 2002 Paralympic silver medalist in the 3X5 Nordic relay,...

 

 

 

Why the govt's stance on the Remote Gambling Act is making some of us scratch our heads

 

 Mothership.sg     2016-10-08 kl. 07:25     2015 words

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We give three reasons why we are confused. Here’s a dilemma for the government: How does it adequately explain a moral issue that has both law and order and social implications?

Unlike their call for
Paralympic medallists to receive the same prize awards as their able-bodied counterparts , WP’s stand on online gambling has a much stronger track record — its position on the matter was stated in its General Election 2015

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Mothership.sg (web)

 

 

 

Extend Paralympic Athletes' Fighting Spirit Into Creative Industries - Yap

 

 Bernama     2016-10-08 kl. 07:10     115 words

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SINTOK, Oct 8 (Bernama) -- Graduates here have been encouraged to extend the fighting spirit shown by the country's paralympic athletes at the Rio Paralympics into creative industries.

Extend
Paralympic Athletes' Fighting Spirit Into Creative Industries -... Graduates here have been encouraged to extend the fighting spirit shown by the country's paralympic athletes at the Rio Paralympics into creative industries.Deputy Higher Education...

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The Sun Daily (web)

 

 

 

A city in motion improves its health - and so much more

 

 Journal-Gazette     2016-10-08 kl. 07:07     365 words

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As the runners and walkers crossed the finish line at home plate at Parkview Field during Fort4Fitness races last weekend, I thought about how much has changed in our community since the first Fort4Fitness Fall Festival was planned nearly 10 years ago.

Teams and individuals who trained here won gold, silver and bronze medals at the
Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.

 

 

 

Liam Malone chokes back tears during Nelson homecoming

 

 stuff.co.nz     2016-10-08 kl. 06:49     824 words

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Paralympic champion Liam Malone fought back tears during an emotional homecoming celebration in front of hundreds of fans in Nelson.

Paralympic champion Liam Malone fought back tears during an emotional homecoming celebration in front of hundreds of fans in Nelson."I am just filled with gratitude and it is really hard to hold back tears and tell you how grateful I am," he said to

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Unlimited Magazine (web) - Sunday Star-Times (web) - Waikato Times (web) - Taranaki Daily News (web) - Nelson Mail (web)

 

 

 

Hundreds rally to raise awareness and celebrate diversity

 

 Coffs Coast Advocate     2016-10-08 kl. 06:44     202 words

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WE CARE Day melted away preconceptions and got people of all abilities mingling in a celebration of inclusion and diversity. Now in its fourth year, We Care Day project manager Paula Dowd said it had been the biggest festival yet.

"We're not raising funds, we're raising awareness.” Photos View Photo Gallery Gold medallist wheelchair rugby
Paralympian Rylee Batt noticed the festival had also grown considerably since it was launched in 2012.

 

 

 

Fashion month round up

 

 The Guardian Nigeria     2016-10-08 kl. 06:06     955 words

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Fashion school went back in session in September. It all started in the Big Apple. New York Fashion week gave us everything we needed.

You may also like Elders reminisce about pre and post Independence Era 45 mins ago  Saturday Magazine Tribute to my teachers on Teachers’ Day 49 mins ago  Saturday Magazine Life’s lessons from Rio Olympic and
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Liam Malone welcomed home to Nelson by delighted fans in emotional ceremony

 

 Nelson Mail     2016-10-08 kl. 05:53     816 words

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Rio Paralympic gold medalist champion Liam Malone with Birchwood School pupil Hannah Tregidga, left, and Ava Millener duirng his homecoming celebration at the Church Steps.

Rio
Paralympic gold medalist champion Liam Malone with Birchwood School pupil Hannah Tregidga, left, and Ava Millener duirng his homecoming celebration at the Church Steps.Paralympic champion Liam Malone fought back tears during an emotional

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Unlimited Magazine (web) - Nelson Mail (web)

 

 

 

A Week to Remember for U.S. PNT’s Josh Brunais

 

 U.S. Soccer Federation     2016-10-08 kl. 05:41     838 words

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The past few months have been a whirlwind for U.S. Paralympic National Team player Josh Brunais.

Paralympic National Team player Josh Brunais.From being selected to represent his country at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro to representing Team USA in meet-and-greet with President Barack Obama, Brunais has found a way to make the most out

 

 

 

Theresa May's vision: A change has got to come

 

 Equilibrio Informativo     2016-10-08 kl. 05:31     503 words

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"In June people voted for change".

"In June people voted for change".She described her pride at Britain's success in the Olympics and
Paralympics but said the sporting moment that touched her most over the summer was a different one - when Alistair Brownlee helped his brother Jonny

 

 

 

Life’s lessons from Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games - Part 2

 

 The Guardian Nigeria     2016-10-08 kl. 05:03     1312 words

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OMAHA, NE - JULY 02: Michael Phelps of the United States celebrates after finishing first in the final heat for the Men's 100 Meter Butterfly during Day Seven of the 2016 U.S.

Life’s lessons from Rio Olympic and
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Rider sets sights on Tokyo

 

 Bunbury Mail     2016-10-08 kl. 04:59     452 words

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Nearby military gunfire put horse Ceasy off in build up to their event. Donnybrook based Paralympian Sharon Jarvis is beaming with pride after representing Australia on the world stage.

Donnybrook based
Paralympian Sharon Jarvis is beaming with pride after representing Australia on the world stage.It was the para-equestrian rider’s second Games, this time competing in Rio de Janeiro with horse Ceasy, finishing in ninth place.

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Donnybrook Bridgetown Mail (web)

 

 

 

Wichita State coach Chris Lamb and senior Jody Larson

 

 Wichita Eagle     2016-10-08 kl. 04:56     115 words

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Fishing, archery taught at Dodge City High School Wichita State's Gregg Marshall and rivals find common cause in Coaches vs.

Fishing, archery taught at Dodge City High School Wichita State's Gregg Marshall and rivals find common cause in Coaches vs.Cancer Varsity Kansas' Big Show with Andover coach Tony Crough
Paralympians, Olympian honored at Wichita State Royals payroll

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Wichita Eagle (web)

 

 

 

NST photographers feature prominently at the KL Photography Fest 2016

 

 New Straits Times     2016-10-08 kl. 04:34     259 words

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KUALA LUMPUR: Leading photographers from the New Straits Times (NST) are among professional shutterbugs showcasing their works at the Kuala Lumpur Photography Festival 2016 (KLPF2016) at StarXpo Center, Kenanga Wholesale City here.

Datuk Lee Chong Wei, Datuk Nicol David, the Rio
Paralympians, National Day, the KL skyline, Proton, the second Penang Bridge and Citrawarna.

 

 

 

Tips to Overcome Personal Struggles and Achieve Goals

 

 Chron.com     2016-10-08 kl. 04:31     503 words

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(StatePoint) When faced with tough challenges, it can be tempting to throw in the towel. But experts say the power of goal-setting is fierce and the discipline behind it can help anyone overcome obstacles.

Paralympian in track and field. “Use your experiences as an opportunity to reevaluate your goals and move forward from there.” Having lost a leg early in her life in China, Bassett spent her early childhood in an orphanage before being adopted

 

 

 

Technology gets disabled people back on their feet

 

 DPA     2016-10-08 kl. 04:09     320 words

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07 October 2016 Thanks to an exoskeleton developed at EPFL, people with paraplegia can stand up, walk and even climb steps. Look out for the technology at Cybathlon!

Look out for the technology at Cybathlon!The prototype will be put to use at the 2016 Cybathlon, the sports competition for
disabled athletes who use assistive technologies.... It will be used at the 2016 Cybathlon – the first competition for disabled athletes...

 

 

 

1:50 Sponsored Content ‘Paralympians’ in ad are actually able-bodied models

 

 Today.com     2016-10-08 kl. 03:57