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Utmana dig själv, se möjligheter - och nå dina mål

 

 MyNewsdesk     2016-10-24 kl. 07:00     423 words

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Pressmeddelande Okt 24, 2016 07:00 CEST Aron på Svalbard 2015/2016, foto: Peter Mattsson Äventyraren, inspiratören och idrottsprofilen Aron Andersson föreläser i Orsa Grönklitt fredag 5 november.

Aron syns även i SVT som programledare för Lilla Sportspegeln och var även expertkommentator för nyss avslutande
Paralympics (som han själv deltagit i vid fyra olika tillfällen).

 

 

 

Idrott på deras villkor

 

 Skövde Nyheter     2016-10-23 kl. 15:34     196 words

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Tack vare ett bidrag från Odd Fellow Skövde kan barn med funktionsnedsättningar få idrotta på sina villkor. - Många av barnen har svårt att komma in i den vanliga idrotten, säger Sture Persson, ordförande i Skövde handikappidrottsförening.

Många av barnen har svårt att komma in i den vanliga idrotten, säger Sture Persson, ordförande i Skövde
handikappidrottsförening.Odd Fellow samlar ständigt in pengar till olika välgörenhetsprojekt.

 

 

 

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Candid camera! Best pictures from the night of the ETPanache Trendsetter Awards

 

 Economic Times     2016-10-24 kl. 08:24     142 words

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Flipping the album and rewinding to the night of the ETPanache Trendsetter Awards yielded more priceless images.

(Image: BCCL) Actress Sonam Kapoor &
Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia take a selfie at the event (Image:

 

 

 

Toyota Reveals The Toyota FC Bus for 2017; Claims Power Source Can Be Used As Emergency Generator [VIDEO]

 

 University Herald     2016-10-24 kl. 08:18     358 words

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Toyota plans to sell at least 100 units of the zero emission Toyota FC Bus that they say can also be used as an emergency power source during disasters.

up to 100 units of the vehicle in 2017 in Tokyo ahead of the 2020 Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

MPC launches Para Athletics Committee

 

 MyInforms     2016-10-24 kl. 08:16     297 words

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Malawi Paralympic Committee (MPC) has launched Para Athletics Committee (PAC) to ensure that various sporting codes are given special treatment to produce the best results from physically-challenged athletes.

Malawi
Paralympic Committee (MPC) has launched Para Athletics Committee (PAC) to ensure that various sporting codes are given special treatment to produce the best results from physically-challenged athletes.During the launch in Blantyre on

 

 

 

Police Dept. Sued | 'Cooler' Runnings | Windsurfer Rescue | Call for Schakowsky’s Resignation

 

 Skokie Patch     2016-10-24 kl. 08:07     725 words

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Miss a day, miss a lot. Let's catch up on the week: Police Officer Sues Department For Anti-Military Discrimination Deerfield Police Officer Todd Smith says he’s been passed over for promotions because he is in the United States Coast Guard.

Rec Center Manager Officiates Wheelchair Rugby in
Paralympic Games The Rio de Janeiro games this year were Mitch Carr's second crack at officiating in the Paralympics.

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Fans relish Flamengo's Maracana homecoming

 

 The World Game     2016-10-24 kl. 08:05     1119 words

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There is a special feel about a football-mad city on the day of a big game.

With the Maracana stadium given over to the Olympics and
Paralympics – and with the same fate befalling the Engenhao, Rio’s other major ground - there was nowhere for Flamengo to play.

 

 

 

Colorado High School Mountain Bike League elevates passion for bikes alongside victory

 

 Denver Post     2016-10-24 kl. 08:03     1188 words

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EAGLE – She didn’t win a medal. She didn’t finish in the top 10. Or the top 20. But Alondra Hernandez, a 15-year-old sophomore at Battle Mountain High School, considers her finish of Eagle’s dusty Haymaker course a personal victory.

Earlier in the week he was in California, working with a
Paralympic cycling team that might want to train him for road bike racing.

 

 

 

10 Disruptors Who Are Completely Changing the Art World

 

 artnet.com     2016-10-24 kl. 07:52     2477 words

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While  ArtReview ranks the most powerful and influential people in the contemporary art world, artnet News set out to identify 10 players who are disrupting the status quo.

Muniz’s tireless energy is also evident in his two recent major undertakings: a major installation for the opening ceremony of the
Paralympics in Rio de Janiero and the soon-to-open Escola Vidigal, a new, experimental school in a Rio favela that

 

 

 

8 awe-inspiring modern architectural structures in Asia

 

 Waytogo-Cebu Pacific Air.com     2016-10-24 kl. 07:49     685 words

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Marvel at these one-of-a-kind structures that marry artistic prowess with remarkable engineering skill Beijing National Stadium (Photo: Zhao Jian Kang / Shutterstock.

Zhao Jian Kang / Shutterstock.com) Beijing National Stadium, Beijing Built for the 2008 Summer Olympics and
Paralympics, the National Stadium has been nicknamed the “Bird’s Nest” for its unique steel frame inspired by Chinese pottery.

 

 

 

McFadden named Homecoming parade grand marshal

 

 Daily Illini     2016-10-24 kl. 07:39     172 words

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Brenton Tse McFadden accepted the honor of being this year's Homecoming Grand Marshall. The Daily Illini sports staff October 24, 2016 University alum Tatyana McFadden has been named the grand marshal for the 2016 Homecoming Parade.

The Daily Illini sports staff October 24, 2016 University alum Tatyana McFadden has been named the grand marshal for the 2016 Homecoming Parade.McFadden won six medals in the Rio
Paralympic games as a track athlete, giving her 17 medals over her

 

 

 

Brown, Sharpe top Digicel Imagine 5K Night Run

 

 Jamaica Observer     2016-10-24 kl. 07:32     395 words

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Amidst cool conditions and a wet course, 29-year-old Kirk Brown and 16-year-old Llori Sharpe emerged the men’s and women’s champions, respectively, at

Jamaica Association on Intellectual Disabilities, Mustard Seed Communities, Special Olympics Jamaica, Jamaica
Paralympic Association, Abilities Foundation, and the Caribbean Christian Centre for the Deaf/Deaf Can!

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The Week In 16 Photos: Oct. 17-23

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-10-24 kl. 07:30     702 words

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Oct. 24, 2016, 12:01 a.m. (ET) Each week, TeamUSA.org recaps the performances of U.S. athletes through photos, showing where in the world Team USA athletes competed and how they performed. In the week of Oct.

7) Claressa Shields @ Salute To Women In Sports Boxer Claressa Shields accepts the Individual Sportswoman of the Year award from
Paralympic track and field athlete Aimee Mullins at the 37th Annual Salute to Women in Sports at Cipriani Wall Street on

 

 

 

Greek mythology, sci-fi, fantasy blended in new book

 

 Reporter     2016-10-24 kl. 07:09     647 words

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Kurt chases sixth NYC crown

 

 Newcastle Herald     2016-10-24 kl. 06:53     283 words

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Kurt Fearnley wants to finish 2016 the same way he started it. KURT Fearnley wants to finish 2016 the same way he started it.

Last month he then collected a silver medal in Rio at his fifth and final
Paralympics.

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Newcastle Herald (web)

 

 

 

Oshkosh Paralympian discusses gold medal experience

 

 Post Crescent     2016-10-24 kl. 06:52     40 words

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Nate Hinze, a member of the U.S. men's wheelchair basketball team, talks about his life and the gold medal that he won recently in Rio following a presentation Sunday at the downtown YMCA in Appleton. Oct.

Oshkosh
Paralympian discusses gold medal experience.

 

 

 

RUN BALLARAT: tales of courage, fun and community

 

 Ballarat Courier     2016-10-24 kl. 06:43     584 words

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Stories of courage, fun and community from Ballarat's biggest event where 6500 turned out for the kids Kelsey Mason had to relearn how to walk after breaking both her legs in an accident last year.

and did my first competition.”
Paralympian Richard Colman was back in his chair for the first time since Rio at Run Ballarat on Sunday.

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Prince William and Kate celebrate Teen Heroes of 2016 at Kensington Palace

 

 Malaysia MSN     2016-10-24 kl. 05:48     475 words

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http://ca.hellomagazine.com/images/stories/0/2016/10/21/000/402/171/gallery_5_3.jpg © Provided by Hello! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge celebrated a group of remarkable young people at Kensington Palace on Tuesday (Oct. 18).

The Duchess looked as elegant as ever, turning heads in a floor-length white Alexander McQueen gown emblazoned with patriotic red poppies, which she also wore to a reception held at Buckingham Palace to honour the Olympic and
Paralympic heroes later

 

 

 

Oshkosh Paralympian turned around life through wheelchair basketball

 

 Post Crescent     2016-10-24 kl. 05:42     1348 words

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Buy Photo Paralympian Nate Hinze, a gold medalist with the USA basketball team in Rio de Janeiro, speaks to the Fox Cities Triathlon Club at the Appleton YMCA on Sunday.

Oshkosh
Paralympian turned around life through wheelchair basketball.... Buy Photo Paralympian Nate Hinze, a gold medalist with the USA basketball team in Rio de Janeiro, speaks to the Fox Cities Triathlon Club at the Appleton YMCA on Sunday.(Photo:

 

 

 

Paralympian, mountaineer selected for highest state award

 

 Times of India     2016-10-24 kl. 05:40     196 words

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NOIDA: Two sportsmen of the district, paralympian Varun Bhati and mountaineer Arjun Vajpai have made it to the list of the prestigious Yash Bharti Samman this year.

Paralympian, mountaineer selected for highest state award.... NOIDA: Two sportsmen of the district, paralympian Varun Bhati and mountaineer Arjun Vajpai have made it to the list of the prestigious Yash Bharti Samman this year.The list for the awardees,...

 

 

 

Back in the saddle

 

 3AW     2016-10-24 kl. 05:35     124 words

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Emma Booth in the 3AW studio. Emma Booth's life was turned upside down by a car accident in 2013. Having ridden horses since the age of 11, Emma had her eyes trained on the top. But serious injuries sustained in the crash left her paraplegic.

But serious injuries sustained in the crash left her paraplegic.Incredibly, Emma was back in the saddle just six months later, and by 2016, she was representing Australia at the Rio
Paralympics.

 

 

 

Paralympics competition begins at BHU today

 

 Times of India     2016-10-24 kl. 05:18     229 words

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VARANASI: Giving a platform to differently-abled players the University Sports Board of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) will organise a first of its kind paralympics competition for the university students from Monday.

Paralympics competition begins at BHU today.... VARANASI: Giving a platform to differently-abled players the University Sports Board of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) will organise a first of its kind paralympics competition for the university students...

 

 

 

Olympics: New video series captures hopes of US Olympians and Paralympians to bring 2024 Games to Los Angeles

 

 Sports Features     2016-10-24 kl. 05:17     547 words

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NewsUpdate Olympic basketball champion, Tamika Catchings © LA 2024 MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) LA 2024's latest video series "Coming Home," has been released for everyone to view.

Olympics: New video series captures hopes of US Olympians and
Paralympians to bring 2024 Games to Los Angeles....States (US) Olympians and Paralympians reminiscing about the warm welcome they received from hometown fans upon their return from the Rio 2016...

 

 

 

Local Partnerships and Community Initiatives Leads to BRU.X.Fit Events Success

 

 BruDirect     2016-10-24 kl. 05:00     273 words

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National   Home > National  October 24th, 2016  |  09:25 AM  |    69 views BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN BRU.X.

  Part of the sales and proceeds from sold merchandises by Armtrix, Aaron Goh will go to the Brunei
Paralympic Association.

 

 

 

West Java Team Grabs 29 Percent Of Medals In Paralympic Games

 

 Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies     2016-10-24 kl. 04:47     172 words

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BANDUNG, W Java, Oct 24 (Antara) - The West Java contingent grabbed 29 percent of the medals in Indonesia's 15th National Paralympic Week (Peparnas) 2016 Games, a spokesman stated.

West Java Team Grabs 29 Percent Of Medals In
Paralympic Games.... The West Java contingent grabbed 29 percent of the medals in Indonesia's 15th National Paralympic Week (Peparnas) 2016 Games, a spokesman stated.The province has by now bagged a total of...

 

 

 

Nurse leads UW women's hockey team past North…

 

 Stevens Point Journal     2016-10-24 kl. 04:17     603 words

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Appco Facing $85M Class Action From Young Employees

 

 B&T Online     2016-10-24 kl. 03:02     262 words

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Marketing giant Appco Group Australia is facing a big court battle after the ABC News revealed that thousands of its young employees are expected to join an $85 million class action over alleged bullying and underpayment.

to be part of the world’s largest direct sales and marketing group, as well as “the recognised industry leader in Australia”, with its major clients including CanTeen, the National Breast Cancer Foundation, the Australian
Paralympic Committee,

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B&T Online (web)

 

 

 

Wada’s Fight to Insure Clean Athletes Becomes Double Standard

 

 AllAfrica.com     2016-10-24 kl. 02:41     985 words

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Look at what the global anti-doping agency, WADA, has done in recent years. Just months before the momentous Rio games, WADA vowed to punish those athletes involved in taking performance enhancing drugs. The Russians were mercilessly punished.

The Russians were mercilessly punished.The cruel penalty imposed on the Russian
Paralympic athletes was to ban all of them.

 

 

 

Pest management update scheduled

 

 Reporter     2016-10-24 kl. 02:02     669 words

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Sip & Support to feature guest speaker Matthew Doll

 

 Reporter     2016-10-24 kl. 02:02     636 words

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Challenged athletes take on La Jolla triathlon

 

 San Diego Union Tribune     2016-10-24 kl. 01:41     644 words

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Physically challenged and able-bodied athletes pushed past their limits this weekend at a triathlon that raises money to help disabled athletes play and compete in the sports they love.

Physically challenged and able-bodied athletes pushed past their limits this weekend at a triathlon that raises money to help
disabled athletes play and compete in the sports they love.The Challenged Athletes Foundation event, held Saturday and

 

 

 

Jason Brown Lands Career-First Quad Jump, While Rivalry With Rippon Heats Up

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-10-24 kl. 01:32     1434 words

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By Brandon Penny | Oct. 23, 2016, 5:12 p.m. (ET) Jason Brown competes in the men's free skate at 2016 Progressive Skate America at Sears Centre Arena on Oct. 23, 2016 in Hoffman Estates, Ill. HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. -- It was a good weekend in Chicago.

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Skills, pathways for juniors

 

 Warrnambool Standard     2016-10-24 kl. 01:23     203 words

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Warrnambool table tennis enthusiasts had the chance to learn from one of the best on the weekend. AUSTRALIAN Paralympic Team table tennis head coach Alois Rosario says Warrnambool is fortunate to have a “full-time” dedicated stadium for the sport.

AUSTRALIAN
Paralympic Team table tennis head coach Alois Rosario says Warrnambool is fortunate to have a “full-time” dedicated stadium for the sport.Rosario was in Warrnambool on Friday and Saturday to run sessions for Warrnambool College table

 

 

 

Exclusive: IOC provide Stepanovs with consultancy work and training grant following meeting with Bach

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-10-24 kl. 01:08     881 words

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Whistleblowing couple Yuliya and Vitaly Stepanov have been provided with a range of support measures by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) following a meeting with the organisation's President Thomas Bach,  insidethegames  can reveal.

doping during the Sochi 2014 Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

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Team GB athlete John Smith is fighting fit after weeks in hospital with septicaemia

 

 Gravesend Messenger     2016-10-24 kl. 01:01     364 words

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An athlete who missed the Paralympics because he was “clinically dying” has come back stronger than ever.

An athlete who missed the
Paralympics because he was “clinically dying” has come back stronger than ever.John Smith, of Beechwood Gardens, Meopham, was in hospital for more than seven weeks after he contracted septicaemia during a qualifying

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Variety scholarships for kids in need

 

 Tenterfield Star     2016-10-24 kl. 00:56     493 words

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Financial support is offered for children with special needs to explore their potential.

Variety scholarship recipient Maddison Elliott OAM recently won three gold and two silver medals at the 2016 Rio
Paralympic Games....swimming potential – we simply couldn’t have covered all the costs of travel and accommodation for competition and qualifying for the Paralympics...

 

 

 

President’s Star Charity 2016 raises S$7.37 million

 

 Today Online     2016-10-24 kl. 00:37     364 words

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SINGAPORE – This year’s President’s Star Charity show, which took place Sunday night (Oct 23) at the MES Theatre at Mediacorp, successfully raised S$7.37 million for beneficiaries in need.

They include the Singapore National
Paralympic Council, the Children’s Cancer Foundation and the Society for the Aged Sick.

 

 

 

Budget talks on Manitowoc agendas this week

 

 Herald Times     2016-10-24 kl. 00:27     856 words

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Kealia Ohai Scores A Record-Breaking 48 Seconds Into U.S. Soccer Debut

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-10-24 kl. 00:03     354 words

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By Darci Miller | Oct. 23, 2016, 4 p.m. (ET) (L-R) Kelley O'Hara, Carli Lloyd and Andi Sullivan celebrate a goal against Switzerland during the first half of the friendly match at US Bank Stadium on Oct. 23, 2016 in Minneapolis.

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Carp take 2-0 lead over Fighters in Japan Series

 

 Japan Today     2016-10-23 kl. 23:58     631 words

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Sports Oct. 24, 2016 - 06:33AM JST ( ) HIROSHIMA — Brad Eldred struck a solo home run for the second straight night on Sunday as the

Rio de Janeiro
Paralympic wheelchair tennis bronze medalist Yui Kamiji, the flagbearer for Japan at September’s games in Brazil, tossed the ceremonial first pitch for Game 2.

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Marie Amélie le Fur, Paralympics champion and member of the Renault Handisport Team : guest of honour at the Paris Motor Show

 

 Group Renault     2016-10-23 kl. 23:51     679 words

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Sunday, October 23 by - CSR Caroline De Beaumont Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Pinterest Renault’s

Marie Amélie le Fur,
Paralympics champion and member of the Renault Handisport Team : guest of honour at the Paris Motor Show.... CSR Caroline De Beaumont Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Pinterest Renault’s. ...celebrity guest list at the Paris Motor Show was topped by Marie Amélie le Fur, French Paralympics...

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Nambala appreciated at Fredericks Foundation golf day

 

 Namibian     2016-10-23 kl. 23:16     417 words

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PARALYMPIC hero Johannes Nambala was showered with warm appreciation during the annual Frank Fredericks Foundation fundraising golf day at the Omeya Golf Club on Friday.

PARALYMPIC hero Johannes Nambala was showered with warm appreciation during the annual Frank Fredericks Foundation fundraising golf day at the Omeya Golf Club on Friday.The event, jointly hosted by the foundation and Alexander Forbes, attracted 17

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A Mix Of Youth And Experience In The Post-Olympic Season, U.S. Men's Foil Team Wins World Cup Silver

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-10-23 kl. 22:33     259 words

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By Darci Miller | Oct. 23, 2016, 1:34 p.m. (ET) (L-R) Miles Chamley-Watson, Race Imboden, Brian Kaneshige and Jerry Chang pose at the FIE Fencing World Cup on Oct. 23, 2016 in Cairo. For the U.S. men's foil team, ranked No.

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DR. ERIC C. SCHWARZ: The Role of Safety and Security for the 2024 Summer Olympics Bid Cycle

 

 Sports Features     2016-10-23 kl. 22:18     787 words

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ViewPoint Los Angeles © Bigstock Paris © Bigstock THE DR. ERIC C.

immune."  A prophetic statement - and it seems all three bids have plans in place to ensure the safety and security for all should they be selected as the host for the 2024 Summer Olympic and
Paralympic Games at the vote during the 130 th Olympic

 

 

 

Tory back-to-work scheme 'to include half the number of disabled people

 

 Daily Mirror     2016-10-23 kl. 22:01     523 words

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16:43, 23 Oct 2016 Dan Bloom A report says the new Work and Health Programme (WHP) will cover half the number of disabled people it did in its previous form

"As our
Paralympic athletes prove, they are not to be written off.

 

 

 

Beyond the Byline: John P. Cosgrove was a great friend to me and to Greater Pittston

 

 Wilkes-Barre Times Leader     2016-10-23 kl. 21:29     911 words

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Nick Wagner - Beyond the Byline Times Leaader reporter Nick Wagner spent a few days with former National Press Club President John P. Cosgrove, a Pittston native who passed away last week. This photo was taken inside the Newseum.

Olympic Committee’s “Best of U.S.” awards following the
Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

 

 

 

Toyota to start sales of fuel cell buses

 

 Themachinist.in     2016-10-23 kl. 21:03     195 words

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Under the Toyota Brand from early 2017 Related articles Toyota Motor Corporation will begin to sell fuel cell buses (FC buses) under the Toyota brand from early 2017.

Toyota plans to introduce over 100 FC buses mainly in the Tokyo area, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and
Paralympic Games.... Moreover, in preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the number of FC buses being introduced will increase...

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Iconic Manly Beach Surf Club hosts the first Waterline Challenge!

 

 EGlobal Travel Media     2016-10-23 kl. 20:49     272 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”.

 

 

 

- Demorest called council meeting Tuesday

 

 Now Habersham     2016-10-23 kl. 20:48     130 words

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The Demorest City Council will hold a special called meeting during its regularly scheduled work session on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016.

Cat tests positive for rabies in Sky Lake area 7 arrested in Banks County drug sweep Toccoa salutes local
Paralympian Police chase ends in arrest in Mt.

 

 

 

Landon Collins steals show as Giants hit back to beat Rams at Twickenham

 

 Dinnington & Maltby Guardian     2016-10-23 kl. 20:41     1759 words

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Lewis Hamilton feeling 'amazing' after surging to pole position in Austin Lewis Hamilton believes the championship is still all to play for after he surged to pole position for Sunday's United States Grand Prix.

this month. Crowds defy rain to salute Olympic and
Paralympic heroes in Manchester Great Britain's Olympic and Paralympic heroes braved a Manchester downpour to toast their record-breaking Rio Games with 200,000 fans.... Jessica Ennis-Hill to say farewell at Olympic and Paralympic homecoming Jessica Ennis-Hill is set to have the chance to bid farewell to fans later today as Great Britain's Olympic and Paralympic...

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Samajwadi Party government declares its last list of Yash Bharati awardees

 

 Times of India     2016-10-23 kl. 20:09     361 words

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LUCKNOW: Amidst the prevailing chaos and pandemonium within the Samajwadi Party, the Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday declared the last list of Yash Bharati awardees.

Bollywood actor Nassemuddin Shah, PayTM CEO Vijay Shekhar,
Paralympic athlete Varun Kumar, Qawwaali singers Aftab and Hashim (Sabri Brothers), film director Saurabh Shukla and Atul Tiwari being some of the prominent names.

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Wellington blogger Lucy Revill becoming a big hit online

 

 Dominion Post     2016-10-23 kl. 20:04     574 words

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Lucy Revill runs the Residents of Welly blog, which is about to celebrate its first birthday. Lucy Revill has a lot to thank the internet for.

Some of her most memorable include talking to Kiwi
paralympian Liam Malone about his parents making the decision to have his legs amputated when he was a kid, and having a fierce determination to be able to do everything able-bodied kids could do.

 

 

 

Group advocates support for para-soccer to end street begging

 

 Daily Post Nigeria     2016-10-23 kl. 19:38     257 words

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The Physically Handicap Association of Nigeria (PHAN) in Plateau State on Sunday called on government at all levels to support para-soccer in order to end street begging in the country.

the last
Paralympics, it’s obvious that people living with disabilities tend to do better in sports than their comtemporary without disability. “So, all I am saying, is that I want governments at all levels to note that, there is ability in

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Buoyed by Fina diving, Sarawak eyes more events

 

 Borneo Post Online     2016-10-23 kl. 19:23     370 words

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Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah speaking at the Aquatic centre in Kuching yesterday. KUCHING: The state government will use its newly found clout to draw more international sport competitions to Sarawak.

On the RM1.2 billion allocated for sports in Budget 2017, Karim said most of the fund will be used to organise next year’s KL SEA Games, Asean
Paralympic Games and promotion of sports. “If I am not mistaken, more than RM400 million has been

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Jessica-Jane to officially open £1.9m revamped Phoenix Pool

 

 Great Yarmouth Advertiser 24     2016-10-23 kl. 19:11     291 words

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22 October, 2016 - 21:08 Paralympian Jessica-Jane Applegate in relaxed pose. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

22 October, 2016 - 21:08
Paralympian Jessica-Jane Applegate in relaxed pose.... Picture: DENISE BRADLEY. Archant Paralympic swimmer Jessica-Jane Applegate will officially open the Phoenix pool and gym at 10am on Tuesday, October 25.

 

 

 

Paralympic golden girl heading to Lincoln's Christmas light switch on

 

 Boston Target     2016-10-23 kl. 18:50     26 words

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A Lincolnshire town is not a divided community, Boston's town youth councillors are challenging claims that the town is the least integrated place in the...

Paralympic golden girl heading to Lincoln's Christmas light switch on.

 

 

 

Sarawak heading in right ‘volunteerism’ direction

 

 Borneo Post Online     2016-10-23 kl. 18:38     307 words

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Sharifah Hasidah (fourth right) presents a mock cheque to Chiong Bee Lan on her left – winner of ‘Home Help Services Volunteer Award 2016’. Looking on is Shamsudin (left). KUCHING: A strong spirit of volunteerism is the sign of a developed country.

Sharifah Hasidah added that the department was a great help to the government, including helping to organise events like the
Paralympics and International White Cane Day. “This involves a lot of volunteers.

 

 

 

What to know about tax breaks for disabled individuals

 

 Christian Science Monitor     2016-10-23 kl. 18:24     791 words

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Many people overlook tax credits and deductions that could help defray the costs of caring for a disabled family member. These include the medical expense deduction and the child and dependent care credit. Lia Martins (c.

Lia Martins (c.) of Brazil dribbles the ball during a wheelchair basketball playoff game against France on Friday during the
Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.

 

 

 

Watch the world’s top skiers in film Ruin and Rose

 

 Vernon Morning Star     2016-10-23 kl. 17:58     187 words

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A skier does a flip somewhere in Austria in the film Ruin and Rose. — image credit: MSP Films The Silver Star Freestyle Ski & Snowboard Club is hosting the world tour of a new ski movie from Matchstick Productions.

A fundraiser for the Silver Star Freestyle Ski & Snowboard Club, Vernon
Paralympic alpine skier Josh Dueck will open the film with some words of wisdom.

 

 

 

Abe-Bach meeting paved way for Tokyo Games a...

 

 The Japan News     2016-10-23 kl. 17:34     444 words

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The Yomiuri Shimbun The government’s push to make the 2020 Tokyo Olympics a “symbol of reconstruction” from the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake was

Yoshiro Mori, president of the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and
Paralympic Games, learned about the fact that a meeting between Abe and Bach had not been arranged when Bach paid a courtesy call on Mori.

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Stephanie Jallen: Three things you did not know about me

 

 International Paralympic Committee     2016-10-23 kl. 17:14     121 words

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USA’s two-time Paralympic alpine skiing bronze medallist shares three unknown facts about her.

USA’s two-time
Paralympic alpine skiing bronze medallist shares three unknown facts about her.Although she has not trained on the snow since last April due to a lingering ankle injury, USA’s two-time Sochi 2014 alpine skiing bronze medallist

 

 

 

Para cyclists honoured at 2016 UCI Cycling Gala

 

 International Paralympic Committee     2016-10-23 kl. 17:14     330 words

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Great Britain’s Sarah Storey and Italy’s Alex Zanardi were among the award winners recognised for their achievements in road racing.

The Rio 2016
Paralympic champions included:... UCI President Brian Cookson said: “It has been a standout professional road season for both men and women, not least with the Olympic Games, Paralympic Games and the inaugural edition of the UCI Women’s...

 

 

 

PyeongChang overcomes Olympic woes

 

 Korea Joongang Daily     2016-10-23 kl. 17:06     1518 words

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Pyeongchang, a sleepy town of about 10,000 people nestled in the heart of the Taebaek Mountains, is known for producing tobacco, silk and honey.

Construction for these venues is on track, according to the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic &
Paralympic Winter Games (Pocog), with nearly 90 percent set to be done before next month’s test events.

 

 

 

Terrace Chamber of Commerce celebrates area's best at gala

 

 Terrace Standard     2016-10-23 kl. 17:00     557 words

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THE Puckered Pig Bistro was voted Newsmaker of the Year for 2016 at the Terrace and District Chamber of Commerce’s annual Business Excellence Awards gala held Oct. 15.

That theme carried on with Terrace resident Caleb Brousseau, a bronze medal winner in the sit-ski Super G class at the 2014 Winter
Paralympic Games held in Sochi, Russia, giving a talk.

 

 

 

Nambala scoops N.dollars 8 000 at FFF Golf Day

 

 Namibia Press Agency     2016-10-23 kl. 16:58     85 words

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Contributed by NAMPA. WINDHOEK, 23 OCT (NAMPA) – Namibian 2016 Paralympics silver medallist Johannes Nambala scooped N.

WINDHOEK, 23 OCT (NAMPA) – Namibian 2016
Paralympics silver medallist Johannes Nambala scooped N.dollars 8 000 through individual sponsorships by golfers during the third edition of the Frank Fredericks Foundation (FFF) Golf Day on Friday.

 

 

 

Celebs slip into drivers seat at VIP tents

 

 Herald Sun     2016-10-23 kl. 16:05     550 words

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“It was unbelievable to be so close and watch it start,” the Titans star recruit said. “I was right next to the flags on the grid.

Olympic swimmers Chris and Mel Wright (nee gold medallist Mel Schlanger), Olympic kayak paddler Ken Wallace and gold medal-winning
Paralympian Curtis McGrath all enjoyed their bird’s eye view of the pits.

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Paralympic golden girl heading to Lincoln's Christmas light switch on

 

 Brief Report.co.uk     2016-10-23 kl. 15:24     106 words

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Lincoln's own Paralympian hero Sophie Wells MBE will be appearing at the city's Christmas lights switch on.

Paralympic golden girl heading to Lincoln's Christmas light switch on.... Lincoln's own Paralympian hero Sophie Wells MBE will be appearing at the city's Christmas lights switch on.Sophie, who was born in the city, was hugely successful at the London 2012 Paralympic...

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Rio 2016 sports director Guimarães takes up Brazilian Olympic Committee

 

 Inside The Games     2016-10-23 kl. 15:19     211 words

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Nick Butler Saturday, 22 October 2016 Middle distance runner turned Rio 2016 sports director Agberto Guimarães has been appointed Executive Director of Sports at the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB).

Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB).He becomes the first senior member of the Rio leadership team to take another post in the sports world following the completion of this summer's Olympic and
Paralympic Games.... The 59-year-old has since switched to the administrative ranks, being involved in the Rio 2007 Pan American Games before his appointment as Executive Director of Sports and Paralympic...

 

 

 

Systra expands its presence in Brazil with two wins

 

 Construction Index     2016-10-23 kl. 15:09     158 words

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Systra is increasing its presence in Brazil with two contracts signed by subsidiary Tectran. Systra acquired Tectran a year ago. One of the contracts is for a study on renewing a transport corridor in Rio de Janeiro.

One of the contracts is for a study on renewing a transport corridor in Rio de Janeiro.The new project follows work on Rio’s new tram network and fourth metro line, which opened this summer for the Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

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WATCH: When UAE Paralympians visited children in Rio

 

 Sport 360     2016-10-23 kl. 14:43     196 words

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With medals around their necks, the UAE the Paralympic team spent an entire day with the underprivileged children of Rio de Janeiro before their triumphant return back home.

WATCH: When UAE
Paralympians visited children in Rio.... With medals around their necks, the UAE the Paralympic team spent an entire day with the underprivileged children of Rio de Janeiro before their triumphant return back home.Video Playback Not...

 

 

 

IBSA make call for host of 2017 Judo World Championships

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-10-23 kl. 14:21     284 words

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The International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) is seeking a host for its 2017 Judo World Championships.  IBSA are the governing body for the partially sighted version of the martial art, which is a full Paralympic sport.

The International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) is seeking a host for its 2017 Judo World Championships.  IBSA are the governing body for the partially sighted version of the martial art, which is a full
Paralympic sport.The World Championships

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National exam for cybersecurity experts set for spring

 

 The Japan News     2016-10-23 kl. 14:16     221 words

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The Yomiuri Shimbun Registered information security specialist logo 9:15 pm, October 23, 2016 The Yomiuri Shimbun The first national

The government aims to nurture more than 30,000 specialists by 2020 in light of possible cyberterrorism targeting the Tokyo Olympics and
Paralympics.

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The New York City Marathon Quadruplets

 

 New Yorker     2016-10-23 kl. 13:59     975 words

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On November 6th, the Siemann siblings, born in 1989, will become the first quadruplets, it is believed, to compete together in the New York City Marathon.

Brian was in Rio, too, for his second
Paralympic Games.

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Russian official criticises United Nations for allegedly refusing to intervene over Paralympic ban

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-10-23 kl. 13:57     484 words

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Russia reportedly made an unsuccessful appeal to the United Nations (UN) following their suspension from last month's Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Russian official criticises United Nations for allegedly refusing to intervene over
Paralympic ban.... Russia reportedly made an unsuccessful appeal to the United Nations (UN) following their suspension from last month's Rio 2016 Paralympic...

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IPC reveal team shortlist for Rio 2016 award

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-10-23 kl. 13:51     354 words

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The shortlist for the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Allianz Best Team of September award has been revealed.

The shortlist for the International
Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Allianz Best Team of September award has been revealed.The IPC usually hands out just one award each month, but due to the Paralympics being staged in Rio in September, has opted to

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This gym with a difference treats paraplegics right

 

 Deccan Herald     2016-10-23 kl. 13:31     1010 words

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For over nine years, award-winning paraplegic powerlifter Joginder Saluja has been training aspiring athletes - differently abled and otherwise - at his gym, called 'Work out Wonders', in east Delhi's Vivek Vihar area. It was started by his mother.

The seven-time Mr India winner in paraplegic powerlifting category also talks about the impact of India's record-breaking performance at the 2016
Paralympics in Brazil.

 

 

 

Meet the Newcastle man who has helped hundreds of medal winners

 

 The Journal     2016-10-23 kl. 13:27     1355 words

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11:00, 23 Oct 2016 Graeme Whitfield Guy Taylor is director of TASS, a Newcastle-based organisation that helps elite athletes also get an education

The upstairs rooms in a building at Northumbria University are the home of TASS, a scheme that has helped the winners of 163 medals at the Olympics and
Paralympics since it was set up in 2003.... Officials from countries like Japan and Brazil have visited Newcastle to see how they can replicate what it does, while Mr Taylor was invited to the Rio Paralympics...

 

 

 

UN refuses to probe ban on Russian Paralympians from Rio

 

 IANS Live     2016-10-23 kl. 11:46     44 words

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Moscow, Oct 23: The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) refused to investigate ban on the Russian Paralympic

UN refuses to probe ban on Russian
Paralympians from Rio.... Moscow, Oct 23: The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) refused to investigate ban on the Russian Paralympic. ...team at the 2016 Rio Games, chairperson of...

 

 

 

Innsbruck emerges as contender for 2026 Winter Olympics after Austrian Olympic Committee launch feasibility study

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-10-23 kl. 11:23     499 words

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Innsbruck has emerged as a potential contender to host the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games after the Austrian Olympic Committee (ÖOC) agreed to carry out a feasibility study into whether they should launch a bid.

Innsbruck has emerged as a potential contender to host the 2026 Winter Olympic and
Paralympic Games after the Austrian Olympic Committee (ÖOC) agreed to carry out a feasibility study into whether they should launch a bid.The decision to press ahead

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Koike suggests leaving venue options open for rowing/canoe events at 2020 Games (2016/10/22)

 

 Mainichi Daily News     2016-10-23 kl. 11:22     365 words

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Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike suggested that Tokyo might not narrow down candidate sites for Olympic and Paralympic rowing/canoe events to one before proposing revisions to the venue plans to the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike suggested that Tokyo might not narrow down candidate sites for Olympic and
Paralympic rowing/canoe events to one before proposing revisions to the venue plans to the International Olympic Committee (IOC)."We need to cooperate...

 

 

 

Portugal Master raises over €20,000 for EDGA

 

 PGA European Tour     2016-10-23 kl. 11:18     487 words

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More than €20,000 has been raised so far for the Official Charity of the Portugal Masters, the European Disabled Golf Association (EDGA).

It has given all of those who volunteer their time in this not-for-profit association a renewed determination to help get golf into the
Paralympics.” Peter Adams, Championship Director of the Portugal Masters, said: “It was a privilege to

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UN refuses to probe ban on Russian Paralympians from Rio

 

 Indo-Asian News Service     2016-10-23 kl. 11:13     49 words

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UN refuses to probe ban on Russian
Paralympians from Rio.

 

 

 

GIS 2016: Indore global investor summit day 2

 

 The Freepress Journal     2016-10-23 kl. 11:03     929 words

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Day 2 of Global Investors Summit 2016 got underway this morning at Indore, Madhya Pradesh. The event is held at the Brillant Convention Center in the city to woo investments in the state.

He called upon investors to invest in making equipment and devices for differently abled people, some of whom made India proud in the recently held
Paralympic in Brazil. -Addressing the valedictory session of Global Investment Summit in Indore on

 

 

 

Déjà Vu: Denney And Frazier Earn Skate America Silver Again, This Time After Major Knee Injury

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-10-23 kl. 10:37     651 words

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By Brandon Penny | Oct. 23, 2016, 1:15 a.m. (ET) Haven Denney and Brandon Fraziercompete in the pairs' free skate at 2016 Progressive Skate America at Sears Centre Arena on Oct. 22, 2016 in Hoffman Estates, Ill. HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.

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Paralympic team bios, videos and more.

 

 

 

Japan Tourism Update - Interview with JATA's Hiroshi Sawabe

 

 Asia Travel Tips     2016-10-23 kl. 10:27     281 words

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We also talk about sport tourism and what importance the 2019 Rugby World Cup and 2020 Olympic and
Paralympic Games have for the country and JATA Tourism Expo as well.

 

 

 

Adelaide team break wheelchair basketball world record

 

 ABC Online     2016-10-23 kl. 10:22     812 words

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Related Story: Adelaide wheelchair basketball players eye national league Related Story: Five-year-old finds his place

"We want to give the opportunities to these athletes to represent Australia and go to the
Paralympics."... Paralympian Jocelyn Neumueller was among the players on court and said it was a challenging but thoroughly enjoyable experience.

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85-year-old Ed Whitlock sets record after sub-four hours Toronto Marathon

 

 Sport 360     2016-10-23 kl. 09:20     362 words

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Canadian Ed Whitlock was the talk of Toronto after setting a marathon age group world record.

Peter Sagan bids for historic Road Race glory Sheikh Mohammed lauds stars UAE residents lend support to Pink is Punk UAE
Paralympians to be awarded Dhs10 million Viviani fires warning to rivals ahead of new season.

 

 

 

Big names hit the road

 

 Northwest Tasmania Advocate     2016-10-23 kl. 09:14     178 words

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Big names compete in the Burnie Ten yet again The Burnie Ten again attracted a high quality field to the event, with several prominent names in the running scene taking part.

Away from the main race,
Paralympic silver medallist Deon Kenzie showed that he is still in good form after finishing second the Burnie Ten’s five kilometre race on Sunday.... Kenzie, who has mild cerebral palsy won silver in the T38 1500 metres at the Rio Paralympics...

 

 

 

Honour for long service

 

 Bathurst Western Advocate     2016-10-23 kl. 09:05     417 words

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Bathurst Cycling Club's Toireasa Gallagher has been named a life member after her long service to the club.

Gallagher has been a strong cyclist for many years, riding at the
Paralympics as a pilot rider for vision impaired rider Lindy Hou.... Alongside Hou, Gallagher received three silver medals and one bronze medal in total from the Athens and Beijing Paralympic...

 

 

 

 




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