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Handikappidrott, Sverige

 

Därför måste ridklubben räddas

 

 Bohusläningen     2016-10-21 kl. 04:45     497 words

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För många grupper är ridklubbens verksamhet extra viktig. Färgelanda Ridklubb står inför en oviss framtid då anläggningen som klubben hyr ligger ute för försäljning och det finns inte medel för klubben att själva kunna köpa den.

Sist, men inte minst, har vi den så oerhört viktiga
handikappidrotten.

 

 

 

Uppfinningen som ger rörelsefrihet åt alla

 

 Entreprenör     2016-10-20 kl. 11:47     1285 words

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Addseat ger mig frihet. Att åka i den är så nära som jag kan komma att gå, säger uppfinnaren Marit Sundin.

När hon var 17 år tog Marit, som då hette Ruth i efternamn, guld i samtliga grenar vid VM i Colorado och i
Paralympics i Albertville 1992 vann hon guld i storslalom.

 

 

 

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Paralympic athletes share success stories at panel

 

 Daily Texan     2016-10-21 kl. 08:47     481 words

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Four paralympic athletes spoke Thursday evening to share their stories of succeeding in their respective sports and representing the United States on an international stage.

Paralympic athletes share success stories at panel.... Four paralympic athletes spoke Thursday evening to share their stories of succeeding in their respective sports and representing the United States on an international stage.The Paralympic Games is an...

 

 

 

Microsoft sees big opportunity in the Australian sporting industry

 

 ZDNet     2016-10-21 kl. 08:43     1950 words

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While Australia has a large sports fan base, its sporting industry lags behind the US and Europe when it comes to exploiting technology, according to Jesus Castro, Microsoft Sports business development architect.

In a Microsoft Q&A , Nick Brown, deputy director for Performance, Science and Innovation at the AIS, said the institute was capturing around 300 data points from 2,000 athletes each week who were preparing for the Olympics and
Paralympics in

 

 

 

Japanese emperor says he discussed abdication with princes

 

 Asiaone     2016-10-21 kl. 08:16     557 words

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The Emperor of Japan made the announcement indicating his intention to abdicate after "thoroughly discussing the matter with the Crown Prince and Prince Akishino," the Empress revealed in a written message released Thursday - her 82nd birthday.

War II. The Empress also touched on the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and
Paralympics, and revealed she has kept many photographs of Japanese athletes printed in newspapers.

 

 

 

Uhuru Kenyatta reads riot act

 

 Daily Nation     2016-10-21 kl. 08:12     473 words

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By AYUMBA AYODI More by this Author President Uhuru Kenyatta has assured that rogue officials would not handle national teams in future.

By AYUMBA AYODI More by this Author President Uhuru Kenyatta has assured that rogue officials would not handle national teams in future.Speaking on Wednesday at State House in Nairobi where Team Kenya for the Rio Olympics and
Paralympics handed back

 

 

 

Fareham centre gets visit from paralympic gold medallist

 

 Portsmouth Today     2016-10-21 kl. 08:04     149 words

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Paralympic gold medallist Sophie Christiansen visited The Rainbow Centre, in Fareham Picture: Studio 11

Fareham centre gets visit from
paralympic gold medallist.... Paralympic gold medallist Sophie Christiansen visited The Rainbow Centre, in Fareham Picture:... Studio 11. Friday 21 October 2016 TEAM GB paralympic gold medallist Sophie Christiansen spent time...

 

 

 

Excitement expected at The Dome Classic

 

 Namibian Sun     2016-10-21 kl. 07:28     375 words

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Bruce Fordyce, nine times South African Comrades Marathon winner, arrived in Swakopmund on Tuesday in preparation for The Dome Classic happening at the Swakopmund Indoor Sport Centre this weekend.

This talk show style event will also include De Wet Moolman (karate), Albinus ''Danny Boy'' Felesianu (boxing), Alethea Borman (bodybuilding), Michelle Vorster (MTB cyclist), Gaby Ahrens (shooting), Ruben Soroseb (
Paralympic powerlifter) and

 

 

 

Sport24.co.za | Australia denies Kyrgios shot at award

 

 Sport24.co.za     2016-10-21 kl. 07:22     187 words

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Sydney - Australian tennis officials will not consider Nick Kyrgios for the Newcombe Medal.

Alcott secured gold in both the wheelchair quad singles and doubles at the Rio de Janeiro
Paralympic Games in August.

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MSN South Africa (web) - ESPN Star (web)

 

 

 

Cycling Australia Hall of Fame class for 2016 announced

 

 PressReleasePoint     2016-10-21 kl. 07:10     1069 words

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is pleased to announce six inductees into the Cycling Australia Hall of Fame class of 2016, including dual Olympic gold medallist Ryan Bayley and two-time World Cup winner Oenone Wood .

bike trailblazer Mary Daubert (nee Grigson), six-time
Paralympic champion Chris Scott , plus Australian cycling pioneers Alf Goullet and Iris Dixon (nee Bent) have also been recognised....four consecutive Paralympic Games.... Scott, claimed 10 Paralympic cycling medals, including six gold medals and was named as captain of the Australian Paralympic...

 

 

 

TOYOTA MOTOR : to Start Sales of Fuel Cell Buses under the Brand from Early 2017

 

 4 Traders     2016-10-21 kl. 07:09     310 words

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Moreover, in preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the number of FC buses being introduced will increase steadily going forward.

Moreover, in preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and
Paralympic Games, the number of FC buses being introduced will increase steadily going forward.Together with this, Toyota aims to engage continuously in the diligent development targeted at the

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Benzinga.com (web) - Sys-Con Italia (web) - Sys-Con Canada (web) - Sys-Con Australia (web) - FinanzNachrichten.de (web) - Sys-Con Belgium (web) - Yahoo! Singapore (web) - Sys-Con India (web) - Yahoo! 7 Finance (web) - ACN Newswire (web) - Foreign Affairs.co.nz (web)

 

 

 

Fearnley’s track: Kurt set to fly on home turf

 

 Newcastle Herald     2016-10-21 kl. 06:48     459 words

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Wheelchair-racing legend to set the pace in Sunday's Fernleigh 15 IT’S the Fernleigh Track, but perhaps it should be re-named the Fearnley Track.

On Sunday, Fearnley and fellow Rio
Paralympian Christie Dawes will be the star attractions in the fifth annual Fernleigh 15 fun run, which is expected to attract 900 entrants. “We’ll have some performance wheelies up the front, including Kurt

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Newcastle Herald (web)

 

 

 

Running of the Weiners reaches fundraising target

 

 Toowoomba Chronicle     2016-10-21 kl. 06:47     223 words

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THE first official Running of the Weiners has already smashed its first fundraising target, with more than $2000 raised before the dogs even hit the track.

the five local athletes who will be getting a portion of the funds -
paralympian Darren Thrupp, touch footy stars William and Breanna Ronnfeldt and Reghan Ellevsen and futsol player Harriet Sheahan.

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Surat Basin Online (web) - Gatton Star (web) - Central & North Burnett Times (web)

 

 

 

Iconic Manly Beach Surf Club hosts the first Waterline Challenge!

 

 NewsMaker     2016-10-21 kl. 06:40     311 words

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 Australia introduces a new national event at Manly Surf Life Saving Club. Over the next 48 hours Australians will be will be walking, swimming, kayaking and traversing our nation’s waterways.

Ambassador Liesl Tesch, Gold Medalist
Paralympic Sailor said, “I just love the concept of Waterline Challenge, and am putting my heart into it and encouraging all Australians to TEAM UP for such a great event”.

 

 

 

Paratriathlon Talent Development Camp

 

 Triathlon Canada     2016-10-21 kl. 06:17     199 words

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  When:     Dec 9-12th, 2016 Where :    Victoria, BC Who:   All Para athletes with an interest in pursuing

If you have an interest in Paratriathlon this is an excellent opportunity to enter the
Paralympic Pathway.... Paralympic Head Coach, Carolyn Murray Assistant Paralympic Coach, Michel Elibani ITU Classifier Candice Stapleton CSI-Pacific Staff...

 

 

 

Mori requests longer Olympic torch relay for flame to travel through disaster-hit areas

 

 Mainichi Daily News     2016-10-21 kl. 06:07     242 words

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Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games head Yoshiro Mori has requested the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to allow more time for the Olympic torch relay so that the flame can pass through recently disaster-hit areas.

Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and
Paralympic Games head Yoshiro Mori has requested the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to allow more time for the Olympic torch relay so that the flame can pass through recently disaster-hit areas.By

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Mainichi Daily News (web)

 

 

 

Fukushima Governor Pledges Reconstruction Progress In UN Seminar

 

 Bernama     2016-10-21 kl. 05:57     369 words

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NEW YORK, Oct 21 (Bernama) -- Visiting Fukushima Governor Masao Uchibori on Wednesday vowed to make further progress in reconstruction of the

Visiting Fukushima Governor Masao Uchibori on Wednesday vowed to make further progress in reconstruction of the. ...disaster-hit northeastern Japan prefecture toward the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and
Paralympics, Japan's Jiji Press reported.

 

 

 

Fuel Cell-powered Wheelchair Exhibited at Trade Show

 

 Tech-On!     2016-10-21 kl. 05:45     221 words

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Aquafairy Corp, Kishi Engineering Co Ltd and Kyoto University co-developed an electric wheelchair equipped with a fuel cell and exhibited it at the

Though Aquafairy has not yet decided when to commercialize the wheelchair, it aims to have several hundred units of the wheelchair used for watching the 2020 Summer
Paralympics in Tokyo.

 

 

 

Entertainment › Kabuki superstar Ebizo Ichikawa calls for unity for 2020 Tokyo Olympic, Paralympic Games

 

 Japan Today     2016-10-21 kl. 05:18     138 words

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Entertainment Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:00PM JST ( ) TOKYO — Ebizo Ichikawa, 38, a kabuki superstar, on Thursday urged people to unite and work together for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games despite the problems that may be faced.

Entertainment › Kabuki superstar Ebizo Ichikawa calls for unity for 2020 Tokyo Olympic,
Paralympic Games.... Entertainment Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:00PM JST ( ) TOKYO — Ebizo Ichikawa, 38, a kabuki superstar, on Thursday urged people to unite and work together for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic...

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Japan Today (web)

 

 

 

Prince Harry is 'big on banter' with the British women's hockey team

 

 HELLO! Canada     2016-10-21 kl. 04:37     466 words

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Prince Harry was brimming with jokes and showed off his famous fun side on Tuesday night (Oct. 18), where he was a big hit with the women of Team GB's hockey team.

18), where he was a big hit with the women of Team GB's hockey team.The 32-year-old was attending a special event for the country's Olympic and
Paralympic heroes at Buckingham Palace when he greeted the girls with his trademark charm and humour.

 

 

 

Pascoe back in the pool

 

 Taranaki Daily News     2016-10-21 kl. 03:59     687 words

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Sophie Pascoe returned to training this week but is looking forward to taking a break at the end of the year.

Sophie Pascoe returned to training this week but is looking forward to taking a break at the end of the year.There's been little respite for New Zealand's
Paralympic heroes as they look to maintain the momentum from their record-breaking feats in

  The news article is mentioned in 5 other sources
Sunday Star-Times (web) - Waikato Times (web) - Nelson Mail (web) - Manawatu Standard (web) - Marlborough Express (web)

 

 

 

Sophie Pascoe happy to give back as Kiwi Paralympics star returns to the pool

 

 Unlimited Magazine     2016-10-21 kl. 03:49     668 words

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There's been little respite for New Zealand's Paralympic heroes as they look to maintain the momentum from their record-breaking feats in Rio - and Sophie Pascoe wouldn't have it any other way.

Sophie Pascoe happy to give back as Kiwi
Paralympics star returns to the pool.... There's been little respite for New Zealand's Paralympic heroes as they look to maintain the momentum from their record-breaking feats in Rio - and Sophie Pascoe wouldn't...

  The news article is mentioned in 6 other sources
Unlimited Magazine (web) - Nelson Mail (web) - stuff.co.nz (web) - Sunday Star-Times (web) - Taranaki Daily News (web) - Waikato Times (web)

 

 

 

WA’s Australian of the Year finalists named

 

 Brisbane Courier-Mail     2016-10-21 kl. 03:48     2878 words

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A BREAST cancer researcher, an online education pioneer, a pediatrician and a philanthropist are the finalists for the 2017 WA Australian of the Year.

Taking up wheelchair basketball, Mr Morich has since won bronze at the Under 23 World Championships, competed at the Australian
Paralympic Youth Games and is now a member of the Australian Rollers senior squad.

  The news article is mentioned in 2 other sources
Herald Sun (web) - Daily Telegraph Australia (web)

 

 

 

Beijing and Macau launch new partnership

 

 Macau Daily Times     2016-10-21 kl. 03:46     218 words

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Wang Anshun pictured yesterday speaking at the MIF The Beijing municipal government and the MSAR government jointly launched the Beijing-Macau Cooperation Partnership 2016 in Macau yesterday.

Macau higher education institutions and promotion of the Beijing 2022 Olympic and
Paralympic Winter Games.... Other mutually beneficial results will include innovative entrepreneurship in the Historic Centre of Macau and events in relation to the promotion of Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic...

 

 

 




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