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Här är vinnarna av årets stora seglarpriser

 

 Hamnen     2016-10-19 kl. 15:35     1059 words

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I samband med Mästarnas Mästare i Båstad i helgen har Svenska Seglarförbundet haft sin årliga utmärkelseutdelning till årets mest framgångsrika seglare i olika kategorier. Här är vinnarna.

Hon var till och med yngst i den svenska truppen i Rio - där hon slutade på tolfte plats i
Paralympics i 2:4 Norlin OD.

 

 

 

Full fart för Etzner Jakobsson sedan Rio

 

 Helagotland     2016-10-19 kl. 15:30     431 words

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En månad har passerat sedan Louise Etzner Jakobsson vann dubbla Paralympicsbrons i Rio. Det har varit en hektisk månad. Trots några veckors distans till Rio-äventyret har Louise Etzner Jakobsson ännu inte hunnit reflektera så mycket.

En månad har passerat sedan Louise Etzner Jakobsson vann dubbla
Paralympicsbrons i Rio.... Jag har ju fått ett par vackra diplom från Rio också, så jag kanske får göra en Paralympics-vägg någonstans, säger Etzner Jakobsson med ett skratt.

 

 

 

Nicolina kämpar för en rättvis judo

 

 Sveriges Radio Göteborg     2016-10-19 kl. 14:32     622 words

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Judosporten i paralympics är orättvis eftersom blinda tvingas tävla mot personer som ser ganska bra. Nicolina Pernheim från Göteborg märkte det i Paralympics i Rio och hon kämpar för att få till en egen klass för blinda inom parajudo.

Judosporten i
paralympics är orättvis eftersom blinda tvingas tävla mot personer som ser ganska bra.... Nicolina Pernheim från Göteborg märkte det i Paralympics i Rio och hon kämpar för att få till en egen klass för blinda inom parajudo.Den Paralympiska...

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WA researchers investigate benefits of soccer for children with cerebral palsy

 

 ABC Online     2016-10-20 kl. 08:48     629 words

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Researchers at Edith Cowan University are investigating the potential benefits that playing soccer could have for children with cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy is one of the most common disabilities in Australia, affecting one in 200 children.

Nick Prescott and Pat Amato have been playing
Paralympic soccer — a modified form of the game with seven players and a smaller pitch — for 11 years.... "I think Paralympic soccer helps the most with CP, just because you know you are around other guys...

 

 

 

How to save a life one dive at a time

 

 Divernet     2016-10-20 kl. 08:40     2852 words

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Appeared in DIVER October 2016 What makes Deptherapy, the charity for injured armed service personnel, so effective, so life-changing, and so deserving of our support? LOUISE TREWAVAS was encamped with the troops in Safaga to ask the questions. Photography by DMITRY

He loves sailing and almost qualified for the
Paralympic sailing team.

 

 

 

SRC mourns Cephas Msipa

 

 Daily News Zimbabwe     2016-10-20 kl. 08:35     319 words

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HARARE - The Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) has joined the nation in mourning the late veteran politician Cephas Msipa, who was also a football administrator.

Msipa . . . a pillar of support to the Midlands’ sporting programmes such as the Zimbabwe’s participation in the Norway Cup, the Zimbabwe
Paralympic and Youth Games among others,” Muchechetere said in a statement. “The sporting community in

 

 

 

Sumo body spreads awareness of ancient sport ahead of Tokyo 2020 Games

 

 Japan Times     2016-10-20 kl. 08:24     545 words

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With an eye on the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Japan Sumo Association, in coordination with a government initiative, is taking steps to make this ancient sport more accessible to foreign visitors and the disabled.

With an eye on the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and
Paralympic Games, the Japan Sumo Association, in coordination with a government initiative, is taking steps to make this ancient sport more accessible to foreign visitors and the disabled.At a recent event

 

 

 

Six-year-old amputee makes waves in swimming lessons

 

 itv.com     2016-10-20 kl. 08:10     214 words

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A six-year-old girl who had both legs and her left arm amputated as a baby has developed a new love for swimming.

I hope one day she'll be in the
Paralympics and she'll do Cumbria proud.

 

 

 

Watt named a high school All-American in track and field

 

 Palo Alto Online     2016-10-20 kl. 08:09     606 words

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Watt is one of 71 athletes selected as U.S. Paralympics Track & Field High School All-Americans by U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, marking the largest class to be recognized since the award’s creation in 2010.

Paralympics Track & Field High School All-Americans by U.S.... Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, marking the largest class to be recognized since the award’s creation in 2010.Amy Watt Watt, 18, takes the top honor for...

 

 

 

Tennis ban rules Nick Kyrgios out of contention for top Australian award

 

 stuff.co.nz     2016-10-20 kl. 08:07     215 words

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Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios has been ruled out of contention for Australia's most outstanding elite player away following an eight-week ban from the sport.

READ MORE: * * * K Kyrgios' latest run in with officials has opened the door for
Paralympian Dylan Alcott, who picked up gold medals in both the quad singles and doubles at the Rio Games in August.

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stuff.co.nz (web) - Waikato Times (web) - Sunday Star-Times (web) - Taranaki Daily News (web) - Nelson Mail (web)

 

 

 

South Asian Championship: Junior athletics team denied Indian visa

 

 The Express Tribune     2016-10-20 kl. 08:06     268 words

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KARACHI:  Indian authorities refused to grant visas to the Pakistan junior athletics team, which was set to compete in the South Asian Junior Athletics Championship in India, informed the Athletics Federation of Pakistan (AFP) yesterday.

No recognition in Pakistan for
Paralympian Haider This is the second case within a month in which the Indian embassy has refused to grant visas to Pakistani sportsmen due to the political scenario between the governments of the two countries, with

 

 

 

Lynn Williams Scores Fastest Debut Goal (49 Seconds!) In U.S. Women's Soccer History

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-10-20 kl. 08:04     440 words

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By Craig Bohnert | Oct. 19, 2016, 11:43 p.m. (ET) Samantha Lewis, #3, celebrates her goal with her teammates against Switzerland during an international friendly match at Rio Tinto Stadium on Oct. 19, 2016 in Sandy, Utah. The U.S.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and
Paralympic team bios, videos and more.

 

 

 

4Kate Middleton Dons Gianvito Rossi Pumps to Greet Olympic Medalists at Buckingham Palace

 

 Footwear News     2016-10-20 kl. 08:03     247 words

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Prince Harry and Kate Middleton greeting Great Britain's olympic athletes at Buckingham Palace. Courtesy of Twitter.

Kate Middleton was seen shaking hands with members of Team Great Britain as well as the
Paralympics Team.... REX Shutterstock. Earlier today, thousands gathered in London’s Trafalgar Square to celebrate Great Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes.

 

 

 

Society must sensitise itself to the differently-abled

 

 HT Syndication     2016-10-20 kl. 08:02     145 words

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The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. India, Oct.

on the flight, etc. However, for the differently-abled, the hassles become manifold, as was seen in the case of the
Paralympian Aditya Mehta, who had to take off his prosthetic and strip down during security checks at the airport in Bengaluru.

 

 

 

Shikongo shoe-in for big win

 

 Namibian Sun     2016-10-20 kl. 07:28     407 words

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HECTOR MAWONGA Namibian Paralympics athlete Ananias Shikongo appears to be in line to win big at this year’s Sports Awards, which will take place on 29 October at the Windhoek Country Club.

HECTOR MAWONGA Namibian
Paralympics athlete Ananias Shikongo appears to be in line to win big at this year’s Sports Awards, which will take place on 29 October at the Windhoek Country Club.The nominees for the different categories were announced

 

 

 

Nikon 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR review

 

 Camera Jabber     2016-10-20 kl. 07:03     2195 words

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The Nikon 400mm f/2.8E is the fastest aperture super telephoto lens in the Nikkor line up.

Paralympic Association.

 

 

 

ATOS : Third quarter 2016 revenue

 

 4 Traders     2016-10-20 kl. 07:02     2753 words

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Continued growth momentum   Revenue at € 2,777 million +6.3% at constant exchange rates +1.

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic &
Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market.

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Cyclists and motorists will change gear as Bodmin gets set to embrace its brave new world

 

 The Cornishman     2016-10-20 kl. 07:01     1204 words

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At almost exactly the same time as Bodmin's controversial roadworks were getting underway, with engineers placing cones and diversion signs all over

Urban design specialist Ben Hamilton-Baillie demonstrates his confidence in a shared space scheme at Ashford, Kent At about the same time as Cornwall Council began its public consultation about its plans for Bodmin, a former
paralympian gold medal

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West Briton (web) - Cornish Guardian (web) - West Briton (web) - West Briton (web)

 

 

 

United Airlines reports third-quarter 2016 performance

 

 Just 4 Airlines     2016-10-20 kl. 06:48     794 words

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Promotions: read all the news stories October 19, 2016CHICAGO - United Airlines (UAL) today announced its third-quarter 2016 financial results. UAL reported third-quarter net income of $965 million, diluted earnings per share of $3.

approximately 1,500 athletes, coaches and Team USA staff to the 2016 Rio Olympic and
Paralympic Games as the company celebrated more than 35 years partnering with Team USA.Took delivery of four new Boeing 737NG aircraft and one used Airbus A319

 

 

 

Obama Recognizes Snubbed 1936 Black Olympic Athletes

 

 Afro American Newspaper     2016-10-20 kl. 06:41     999 words

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Jesse “the Buckeye Bullet” Owens was the poster child of the 1936 Summer Olympic Games in Berlin.

1936 Olympic Games was to set the stage for other athletes of color to participate in the Games,” she said, adding, “You could see the legacy our parents created by how many Black athletes—Olympians and
Paralympians—were there at the White

 

 

 

Space Coast Iceplex Sled Hockey: Sports Philanthropists Support, Fund Team For Disabled Players

 

 Space Coast News.com     2016-10-20 kl. 06:14     1595 words

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CENTRAL FLORIDA HUMANITARIAN AWARDS The sled hockey management team at the Space Coast Iceplex includes Susan Szymula, Tom Reinarts, Gary O’Neil,

3 Hurricanes team member Greg Shaw suffers from sacral agenesis, a congenital condition that deforms the spine, but that didn’t stop him from being a gold medalist at Vancouver’s 2010 Winter
Paralympics and from helping the United States

 

 

 

Top table tennis coach to visit town

 

 Warrnambool Standard     2016-10-20 kl. 05:57     180 words

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Australia's paralympic table tennis head coach is headed to Warrnambool. YOUNG Warrnambool table tennis players will have the opportunity to learn off one of the best in the business when Alois Rosario visits on Friday and Saturday.

Australia's
paralympic table tennis head coach is headed to Warrnambool....and Paralympic competitions,” WTTA coach Trevor McDowell said.... McDowell said the former world championships player, who is just recently back from the Rio Paralympics, has been a...

 

 

 

EPHRAIM HARDCASTLE: 'Is that an old folks home or a new shelter for child

 

 Daily Mail     2016-10-20 kl. 04:54     582 words

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Ephraim Hardcastle for the Daily Mail 00:44 GMT, 20 October 2016

Pictured are child refugees who have arrived in Britain this week The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, the Duke of Kent and Vice-Admiral Sir Tim Laurence – husband of Princess Anne – wore name badges at the party for Olympians and
Paralympians.

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News From Around the World - EME NEWS (OCT 19, 2016)

 

 American Track and Field     2016-10-20 kl. 04:40     2108 words

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Toth after surgery - BRATISLAVA (SVK): Olympic and World winner at 50 km walk Matej Toth underwent on Tuesday morning a surgery on his left shin tendon which troubled him for the whole year of 2016.

Speaking on Wednesday at State House in Nairobi where Team Kenya for the Rio Olympics and
Paralympics handed back to him the national flag, the President commended them for their sterling performance.

 

 

 

A year on and PE silently mourns

 

 My Port Elizabeth.co.za     2016-10-20 kl. 04:36     621 words

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