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Basketball trio make Hall of Fame

 

 Geelong Advertiser     2016-10-23 kl. 08:52     216 words

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A BASKETBALLER who became a sailing gold medallist, a long serving Opal and a master of the jump shot are the latest women to be inducted into the Basketball Australian Hall of Fame.

Between them these four athletes have represented Australia at five Olympic and five
Paralympic Games, winning three silver and two bronze medals combined.... Teach just two months ago won her second gold medal as a sailor at the Paralympics after a long...

 

 

 

Fearnley’s magic moment worth a medal down the track

 

 Newcastle Herald     2016-10-23 kl. 08:28     208 words

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It was another Fernleigh 15 medal for Kurt Fearnley, but for Zoe Jefferson it's a special memento. IT would have been another medal for Kurt Fearnley but for Zoe Jefferson it's a memento of her hero.

The
Paralympian gave Zoe his winner's medal and it made her day.

 

 

 

Carlson in the mix

 

 Gympie Times     2016-10-23 kl. 08:17     296 words

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SWIMMING: Teen swimming sensation Troy Carlson has been awarded Gympie's sport star of the month for October after claiming a swag of medals recently at the national age championships in Darwin.

The federation was delighted with the achievements of the region's athletes this year, indicated by the number of Australian representatives at both the Olympic and
Paralympic games.... It was the region's best-ever Olympic representation (14) and Paralympic...

 

 

 

Lewis White and Adam Peaty are guests of honour as Derbyshire Institute of Sport reveals new vision

 

 Brief Report.co.uk     2016-10-23 kl. 08:14     101 words

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South Derbyshire Paralympic bronze medallist Lewis White is backing a new vision of producing 20 world class athletes and coaches in Derbyshire by 2020.

South Derbyshire
Paralympic bronze medallist Lewis White is backing a new vision of producing 20 world class athletes and coaches in Derbyshire by 2020.The 16-year-old, from Swadlincote, is joined by Olympic champion Adam Peaty, of Uttoxeter, in

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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 23-10-2016

 

 MyInforms     2016-10-23 kl. 08:00     634 words

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Iran Daily Iran’s Javanmardi receives Allianz Best Female Athlete Sareh Javanmardi Doodmani, who became Iran’s first female Paralympic gold medalist

Iran Daily Iran’s Javanmardi receives Allianz Best Female Athlete Sareh Javanmardi Doodmani, who became Iran’s first female
Paralympic gold medalist. ...in shooting, was voted by the public as the All… Iran Daily Iran’s Javanmardi receives

 

 

 

Bach says no need to expand 4-party talks on Tokyo costs

 

 Equilibrio Informativo     2016-10-23 kl. 07:20     496 words

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IOC President Thomas Bach speaks to the media following his meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Abe's official residence in Tokyo Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016.

Penned in response to CONI President Giovanni Malago's letter last week that outlined the Eternal City's "suspension" of it's 2024 Olympic and
Paralympic Games bid, Bach said he understood that the actions were "politically motivated for reasons

 

 

 

Inspired Brumby battles to finish

 

 Northwest Tasmania Advocate     2016-10-23 kl. 06:58     186 words

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Nothing was going to stand in the way of Devonport’s Matthew Brumby finishing the elite wheelchair race in this years Burnie Ten.

last hill was a bit tough but at the end of the day you have to finish.” Brumby said the decrease in entries was due to the
Paralympics, but was confident of attracting the likes of Kurt Fearnley and Richard Colman next year.Brad Cole.

 

 

 

Kiwi Paralympic hero Liam Malone recounts amusing airport security story

 

 Waikato Times     2016-10-23 kl. 06:53     172 words

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Paralympian Liam Malone was stopped by security at an airport, being told he had something metal in his pants. They were his legs. Liam Malone won't be wearing pants on a plane again any time soon. Why? Metal detectors.

Kiwi
Paralympic hero Liam Malone recounts amusing airport security story.... Paralympian Liam Malone was stopped by security at an airport, being told he had something metal in his pants.... Why? Metal detectors.The Kiwi blade runner, who picked up two gold medals and a silver at the Rio Paralympics...

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Performing Like Never Before, Maia And Alex Shibutani Take The Lead At Skate America

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-10-23 kl. 06:09     1047 words

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By Brandon Penny | Oct. 22, 2016, 10:56 p.m. (ET) Maia and Alex Shibutani compete in the short dance at 2016 Progressive Skate America at Sears Centre Arena on Oct. 22, 2016 in Hoffman Estates, Ill. HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.

I was very happy.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and
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Local legend supports annual charity event

 

 Northwest Tasmania Advocate     2016-10-23 kl. 05:55     435 words

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World champions support Cancer Council fundraiser for 2017 More than 43,700 people are estimated to have died from cancer in 2011, which makes cancer the leading cause of death to Australians.

campaign,” Mr Edwards said. “Relay For Life engages people throughout the Tasmanian community, who participate in an inspiring overnight experience.” 2016
Paralympic Games silver medalist and two time World Championship medallist Deon Kenzie

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Urquhart set to walk down the aisle after TV proposal

 

 NewsMail     2016-10-23 kl. 05:48     464 words

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MARK Urquhart has overcome huge trials in a life filled with highs and lows - and today he surprised the woman who has been by his side through it all.

"Check." BOBSLED SEASON: Urquhart has his sights set on the
Paralympics.... Contributed Urquhart will soon head to Europe for the parabobsled season - his first without legs - with his sights set on the Paralympics.Eliza Goetze.

 

 

 

Britain must present a united face to the world after Brexit

 

 The Guardian     2016-10-23 kl. 05:45     754 words

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A leading member of the British Asian community calls for a common purpose to promote the UK as a diverse and tolerant nation

London mayor Sadiq Khan in Trafalgar Square during the Olympic and
Paralympic athletes heroes' return in London last week.

 

 

 

Paralympic medalist will be U. of I. homecoming parade marshal

 

 Chicago Sun-Times     2016-10-23 kl. 03:55     119 words

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CHAMPAIGN — Paralympic medalist Tatyana McFadden will serve as grand marshal of the University of Illinois’ homecoming parade Friday. McFadden, who graduated from U. of I.

Paralympic medalist will be U. of I. homecoming parade marshal.... CHAMPAIGN — Paralympic medalist Tatyana McFadden will serve as grand marshal of the University of Illinois’ homecoming parade Friday.... She’s won 17 Paralympic medals, including seven golds,...

 

 

 

Detour to Rio — Former ISU track star goes from jumping to running to compete in Paralympics

 

 Idaho State Journal     2016-10-23 kl. 03:53     961 words

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POCATELLO — Tyson Gunter wanted this race to hurt. The former Idaho State track and field star from McCammon was decked out in his Team USA uniform and was waiting on the starting gun for the 400-meter final at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Detour to Rio — Former ISU track star goes from jumping to running to compete in
Paralympics.... The former Idaho State track and field star from McCammon was decked out in his Team USA uniform and was waiting on the starting gun for the 400-meter final at the Rio 2016 Paralympic...

 

 

 

Vlad goes back-to-back in Fernleigh 15 | pictures

 

 Newcastle Herald     2016-10-23 kl. 03:50     143 words

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Newcastle runner dominates to defend his Fernleigh 15 crown, after classic wheelchair duel. NEWCASTLE’S Vlad Shatrov has beaten a field of more than 400 runners, walkers and wheelchair racers to win his second consecutive Fernleigh 15.

The even quicker wheelchair race was a gripping duel between two of Australia’s
Paralympic greats, with Kurt Fearnley edging past Christie Dawes by one second to win in 38 minutes 27 seconds.TIM CONNELL.

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- Truett Coach SHEPARD NAMED 2016-17 AAC COACH OF CHARACTER

 

 Now Habersham     2016-10-23 kl. 03:45     194 words

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Truett McConnell’s Jenni Shepard was named the 2016-17 AAC Coach of Character as announced Monday afternoon. In addition to serving as head softball coach, Shepard serves as Associate Athletic Director and TMU’s NAIA Champions of Character liasion.

Tallulah Middle School 2016 Volleyball Team Announced Competition set for local
Paralympian McKenzie Coan VIDEO:

 

 

 

Ashley Wagner Victorious At Skate America, While Silver Medalist Mariah Bell Puts The World On Notice

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-10-23 kl. 03:10     836 words

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By Brandon Penny | Oct. 22, 2016, 7:54 p.m. (ET) (L-R) Mariah Bell, Ashley Wagner and Mai Mihara of Japan pose on the podium at 2016 Progressive Skate America on Oct. 22, 2016 in Hoffman Estates, Ill. HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.

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

 

 

 

Gurgaon lad muscles into Mr Universe fray

 

 Times of India     2016-10-23 kl. 03:02     350 words

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GURGAON: Here's more cheer for Haryana ahead of its golden jubilee. And, also, another reason for the state to celebrate its happy habit of unearthing successful sportspersons.

The event saw
disabled athletes take part alongside the able-bodied in categories such as aerobic fitness, model fitness, power fitness, classic bodybuilding, super athletic bodybuilding and extreme bodybuilding.

 

 

 

Gay's daughter shot dead

 

 Equilibrio Informativo     2016-10-23 kl. 02:34     394 words

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" She didn't make it . I'm so confused", Mr Gay told the sports editor with NBC-affiliate Lex 18 television. She was taken to University of Kentucky Medical Center immediately, but could not save her life.

Northern Ireland gold medal
Paralympian Jason Smyth has expressed his sympathies to his US training partner Tyson Gay , whose daughter has been shot dead.

 

 

 

Boylan sixth in omnium at European Championships

 

 RTE Online     2016-10-23 kl. 02:11     216 words

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Ireland’s Lydia Boylan has finished sixth in the omnium at the European Track Championships in Paris. Olympic champion Katie Archibald grabbed gold in the event, her second in two days, after the Brit also triumphed in Friday’s individual pursuit.

Sagan sprints to world championship victory Cycling
Paralympian James Brown guilty of doping violation Cycling Organisers 'surprised' as Wiggins withdraws Cycling Read Watch & Listen RTÉ Services Youth Help Information Follow RTÉ RTÉ.ie is the

 

 

 

-Western Grandstand- Let’s make heroes out of our sporting figures

 

 Jamaica Star     2016-10-23 kl. 01:28     590 words

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WESTERN BUREAU Despite the criticisms attracted by some aspects of the recent gala celebrations to honour the athletes who represented Jamaica in

WESTERN BUREAU Despite the criticisms attracted by some aspects of the recent gala celebrations to honour the athletes who represented Jamaica in. ...the 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic games in Brazil, I believe the gesture was well intentioned and

 

 

 

Paralympian Liam Malone hits a huge butt for cancer

 

 New Zealand Herald     2016-10-23 kl. 01:24     331 words

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Kiwi athlete Liam Malone may be the butt of a few jokes after he was snapped hitting a giant bottom on a UK TV show with one of his "blade runner" legs.

Paralympian Liam Malone hits a huge butt for cancer.

 

 

 

RUN BALLARAT: Live coverage

 

 Albury Border Mail     2016-10-23 kl. 01:01     230 words

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All the fun and action live. Check out the faces as more than 5000 people turn out for Ballarat hospital's children's ward. 9.30: We have a winner! Jesse Fulton has come first in the 12 km. Karinna Fyfe was the first female over the line. 8.

8.40am Para-athletes, including Rio
Paralympian Richard Colman, have kicked off Run Ballarat's 12-kilometre run.

 

 

 

South African court grants Pistorius bail after murder conviction

 

 The Zimbabwe Mail     2016-10-23 kl. 00:31     605 words

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Share this on WhatsApp PRETORIA (Reuters) – A South African court on Tuesday granted bail to paralympian Oscar Pistorius after he was convicted

Share this on WhatsApp PRETORIA (Reuters) – A South African court on Tuesday granted bail to
paralympian Oscar Pistorius after he was convicted. ...of murder for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day 2013, with the judge

 

 

 

Teen Italian Paralympian Takes a Selfie with President Obama

 

 Parent Herald     2016-10-23 kl. 00:23     327 words

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"I am speechless, great success!" These were the words said by Teen Paralympian, Beatrice Vio after she courageously captures a selfie with President Barack Obama during the President's final state dinner at the White House last Tuesday night.

Teen Italian
Paralympian Takes a Selfie with President Obama.... These were the words said by Teen Paralympian, Beatrice Vio after she courageously captures a selfie with President Barack Obama during the President's final state dinner at the White House...

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UOC equips federations with injury treatment knowledge

 

 Uganda Daily Monitor     2016-10-23 kl. 00:18     325 words

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