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Handikappidrott, Sverige

 

Inspirerande idrottare mottar stipendium

 

 Västra Götalandsregionen     2016-10-11 kl. 14:51     626 words

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Västra Götalandsregionens parasportstipendium delas 2016 av sex mottagare; fyra aktiva utövare, ett lag och en ledare. Stipendiesumman på 150 000 kronor delas ut till aktiva idrottare och lag med funktionsnedsättning, eller idrottsledare.

Stora målet är
Paralympics 2020.

 

 

 

De kämpar för klubbens överlevnad

 

 Norrländska Socialdemokraten Plus     2016-10-11 kl. 12:00     438 words

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I år firar Kirunas handikappidrottsförening 25 år. En förening av eldsjälar som kämpar för att handikappade i Kiruna ska kunna leva ett aktivt liv. Men snart kan föreningen tvingas lägga ner.

I år firar Kirunas
handikappidrottsförening 25 år.... Men snart kan föreningen tvingas lägga ner.Inne på Kirunas sporthall pågår Kiruna handikappidrottsförenings (KHIF) bocciaträning.

 

 

 

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Celebrating sporting achievements at St Aidan’s

 

 Harrogate News     2016-10-12 kl. 08:52     131 words

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St Aidan’s Church of England High School hosted its annual sports awards evening. There were 150 students from year groups 8, 9 and 10 who received an award, presented by wheel chair athletes Callum Hall and Jade Jones.

There were 150 students from year groups 8, 9 and 10 who received an award, presented by wheel chair athletes Callum Hall and Jade Jones.Jade competed in the London 2012
Paralympics and more recently Rio, where she competed in the 800m, 1500m and

 

 

 

Japan gov't widens counter-cyberattack protection to more entities (2016/10/12)

 

 Mainichi Daily News     2016-10-12 kl. 08:49     307 words

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TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Japanese government decided Wednesday to extend its counter-cyberattack monitoring of key government agencies to include nine

Suga also said Wednesday the government is considering how to fortify Japan's cybersecurity measures for crucial infrastructure in the lead-up to the 2020 Olympics and
Paralympics in Tokyo.

 

 

 

Russian reports on Olympic chief Zhukov to resign

 

 Malay Mail     2016-10-12 kl. 08:41     96 words

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Alexander Zhukov talks at the first IOC meeting about the 2022 Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing October 10, 2016.

Alexander Zhukov talks at the first IOC meeting about the 2022 Beijing Olympic and
Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing October 10, 2016.— Reuters pic MOSCOW, Oct 12 — Russian Olympic chief Alexander Zhukov intends step down as head of the

 

 

 

Photo of the Day: Free flights for ASEAN paralympic medalists

 

 TTG ASIA     2016-10-12 kl. 08:05     83 words

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Rio 2016 Paralympic Games medalists flanked by AirAsia stewardesses onstage at the Asian Aviation Centre of Excellence LCC AirAsia gave away free

Photo of the Day: Free flights for ASEAN
paralympic medalists.... Rio 2016 Paralympic Games medalists flanked by AirAsia stewardesses onstage at the Asian Aviation Centre of Excellence LCC AirAsia gave away free. ...flights to South-east Asia’s Paralympic...

 

 

 

BIG LOTTERY FUND - LONDON OLYMPICS REPAYMENT

 

 United Kingdom Parliament     2016-10-12 kl. 07:58     186 words

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Session: 2016-17 Date tabled: 11.10.

Sponsors: That this House supports calls for the Government to repay the £425 million that it borrowed in 2007 from the Big Lottery Fund to help fund the shortfall in money needed to pay for the London Olympics and
Paralympics; understands that the...

 

 

 

Blues award winners announced in Manawatū

 

 Massey University     2016-10-12 kl. 07:43     718 words

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Left: High Performance Coordinators Vicki Hudson and Kashif Shuja pose for a photo with Manawatū campus sportswoman of the year Anona Pak.

Corey Peters
Paralympic alpine skier and psychology student Corey Peters was unable to attend and it was accepted on his behalf.

 

 

 

Statues for fantastic four

 

 Jamaica Gleaner     2016-10-12 kl. 07:33     342 words

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Ahead of Jamaica's 55th Independence celebrations next year, Minister of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia 'Babsy' Grange, has

Grange was speaking during a programme of celebration for Rio Olympians and
Paralympians, at the Spanish Court Hotel in New Kingston, yesterday, adding the statues will be of the athletes' liking....stressed. She was speaking in reference to the Heroes weekend celebrations (October 14-16) for Olympians and Paralympians...

 

 

 

Sushant Singh Rajput excited to play India’s Paralympics champion Murlikant Petkar

 

 India FM     2016-10-12 kl. 07:22     290 words

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After Dhoni it’s another sports bio-pic for Sushant. The enormously dedicated actor Sushant Singh Rajput who lost precious time preparing for  Paani , a project that never took off, is back doing several films.

Sushant Singh Rajput excited to play India’s
Paralympics champion Murlikant Petkar....for Sushant in an untitled film based on the life of the physically disabled army man turned sportsperson Murlikant Petkar who won a Gold Medal at the Commonwealth Games in 1970 and at the Paralympics...

 

 

 

Ooredoo receives Paralympic Champion Ahmed Al-Mutairi

 

 Albawaba     2016-10-12 kl. 06:59     165 words

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Ooredoo Kuwait received the gold medal champion in the 10- meter race at the Rio 2016 Paralympics, Kuwaiti athlete Ahmed Al-Mutairi. The champion was received by the general manager and CEO Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Thani.

Ooredoo receives
Paralympic Champion Ahmed Al-Mutairi.... Ooredoo Kuwait received the gold medal champion in the 10- meter race at the Rio 2016 Paralympics, Kuwaiti athlete Ahmed Al-Mutairi....first time for para-athlete Al-Mutairi to participate in the summer Paralympics...

 

 

 

Some guys have all the luck

 

 Times Live South Africa     2016-10-12 kl. 06:52     185 words

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Sir Rod Stewart collected his knighthood in recognition of his services to music and charity from Buckingham Palace yesterday. The veteran singer, 71, described the award as a "monumental honour".

Others honoured included Vanessa Kingori, publisher of UK GQ, who received an MBE for services to the media industry, and Professor Nick Webborn, who received an OBE for services to
Paralympic sports medicine and the UK Paralympic Association.

 

 

 

Statues for Bolt, Fraser-Pryce, VCB and Asafa

 

 Jamaica Observer     2016-10-12 kl. 06:26     353 words

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KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport has commissioned the production of statues of several track and field athletes, in honour of their outstanding contribution to the development of Jamaican track and field.

Sport Minister Olivia Grange, who provided details of the Government's programme of activities to celebrate the nation’s Rio 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic heroes, at Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston, today said the first two statues – Usain Bolt

 

 

 

Archery company in Salem going for gold

 

 WDBJ7.com     2016-10-12 kl. 05:52     400 words

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By  |  Posted: Tue 11:46 PM, Oct 11, 2016 SALEM, Va. (WDBJ7) Tucked away here in Southwest Virginia, is a family-owned company, with a global reach. “The Damon Company started 52-years ago.

Shrewd archery had its products used in the
Paralympic Games as well.

 

 

 

Dialog Powers 19th Army Para Games 2016

 

 Sri Lanka Island     2016-10-12 kl. 05:44     146 words

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, 9:32 pm Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, Dialog Axiata PLC is stepping in as the official sponsor of the Army Para Games 2016, to be held at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium, Diyagama October 12 to 14.

14.Dialog Axiata a strong proponent of
paralympic sports in Sri Lanka is dedicated to empower all segments of society to excel on the national and international stage.... Dialog is the proud sponsor of the National Paralympics Committee and the Sri Lanka Army Para Games Committee from 2015 to 2017, first sponsored the Sri Lanka Paralympic...

 

 

 

Okorocha, the golden Paralympians and other matters

 

 Daily Sun     2016-10-12 kl. 05:40     892 words

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By ADEZE OJUKWU Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has once again displayed his altruistic disposition, with the grand reception organized recently for the three gold Paralympians at Owerri, the state capital.

Okorocha, the golden
Paralympians and other matters.... By ADEZE OJUKWU Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has once again displayed his altruistic disposition, with the grand reception organized recently for the three gold Paralympians at Owerri, the...

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Okorocha, the golden Paralympians and other matters

 

 Nigeria News Shafaqna     2016-10-12 kl. 05:32     74 words

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Okorocha, the golden
Paralympians and other matters....organized recently for the three gold Paralympians at Owerri, the state capital.

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Sir Rod Stewart says his 'friend' Donald Trump 'isn't made to be president'

 

 Daily Mail     2016-10-12 kl. 05:11     898 words

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Stewart said he doesn't think his 'sort-of friend' Trump is 'presidential'

Others honored include Vanessa Kingori, first black female publisher of British GQ, for services to the media industry, and Professor Nick Webborn, for services to
paralympic sports medicine and the British Paralympic Association.

 

 

 

Swimmer Dan Fox wins yet another award

 

 Redland City Bulletin     2016-10-12 kl. 05:08     445 words

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Swimmer Daniel Fox awarded certificate after medal finish at Rio games. HOME GROWN CHAMPION: Daniel Fox with Olympic medal and Mayor Karen Williams.

Daniel Fox with Olympic medal and Mayor Karen Williams.ONE  of Redland’s favourite sons, Daniel Fox, has received a Redland City Council Certificate of Achievement after his podium finish at the 2016 Rio
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Kindy promotes a ‘Yes I Can’ attitude

 

 Whyalla News     2016-10-12 kl. 04:50     245 words

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‘Yes I Can’...three powerful words found children at Neta Kranz Kindergarten singing and humming along. ‘Yes I Can’...

humming along to the addictive and outstanding television advert as it promoted coverage of the 2016
Paralympic games.... As an extension, they then focused on the Paralympics and, especially the message that the advert, ‘the superhuman’ gave us…”Yes I...

 

 

 

The dirty story of world’s fastest growing sport

 

 Herald Sun     2016-10-12 kl. 04:24     648 words

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“Are you reeeaaaadyyyy?” “Three, two, one, Go! A foghorn booms, orange smoke billows out and a handful of the weekend’s 20,000 participants stream across the start line. What awaits is 19.

Its president Ian Adamson says the first step is international recognition but admits that many athletes and brands are pushing for OCR to be included in the Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

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Adelaide Now (web)

 

 

 

Towards a brand new megapolis: Arts Council Tokyo’s decisive role in building an international art capital

 

 Japan Today     2016-10-12 kl. 03:58     1554 words

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TOKYO — If you were to picture Tokyo as an art city and its government’s role in creating an internationally cultural megapolis, what would it look like?

2020 Olympic and
Paralympic Games, especially, this is one of the council’s most important programs under development,” Miyoshi points out. “We pride ourselves in being an institution that creates various platforms for people of all backgrounds

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Japan Today (web)

 

 

 

Statues of Bolt and SFP to be erected at National Stadium

 

 RJR News Online     2016-10-12 kl. 03:48     99 words

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9 time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt will have his first statue erected in Jamaica next year.

Paralympians at a press briefing on Tuesday.

 

 

 

Community rallies to raise awareness and celebrate diversity

 

 Coffs Coast Advocate     2016-10-12 kl. 02:32     234 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 event producer Paula Dowd said it had been the biggest festival yet.

Gold medallist wheelchair rugby
Paralympian Ryley Batt was a hit on the Wheelchair Sports stage, spending all day playing with the kids who came to the "come & try" zone.

 

 

 

U Of I Big Ten Network Wins Emmy For Paralympian Documentary

 

 My Fox Illinois     2016-10-12 kl. 02:14     208 words

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCCU) — The Illinois Office of Public Affairs and the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics celebrated an Emmy win for their documentary “Making Their Mark: Jean Driscoll”.

U Of I Big Ten Network Wins Emmy For
Paralympian Documentary.... Jean Driscoll”.Jean Driscoll is a former Paralympian from Champaign, Illinois.... Driscoll conducted several racing clinics in Ghana eventually leading them to make Ghana’s first-ever Paralympic...

 

 

 

Former Merced High swimmer Dutcher has had a 2016 to remember