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Vår mänskliga hjärna: Vad är verkligt? - UR Skola

 

 Utbildningsradion     2016-10-29 kl. 22:41     5068 words

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Alla hjärnor är olika, liksom verkligheterna de skapar. Så frågan är vad som egentligen är verkligt? Hjärnforskaren David Eagleman undersöker hur hjärnan skapar en övertygande illusion med färger, dofter, ljud och former.

9:35. Som blind var Mike skidåkare i
paralympiska spelen.

 

 

 

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Japanese Cabinet's support rate down 1.8 points at 53.9%

 

 Mainichi Daily News     2016-10-30 kl. 09:48     241 words

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TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet stood at 53.9 precent in a nationwide telephone survey conducted Saturday and Sunday by Kyodo News, down 1.8 points from the previous poll in September. The approval rating compares to 55.

Respondents were also asked about whether plans for venues for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and
Paralympics should be reviewed, with 72.0 percent saying the plans should be reviewed, while 19.8 percent opposed any review.

 

 

 

Alternative rowing venue for 2020 Olympics may not even be ready in time, Tokyo Governor warned

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-10-30 kl. 09:11     497 words

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A Tokyo Metropolitan Government department have reportedly cast doubt on whether the Naganuma rowing course in Tome could be prepared in time for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, should it replace the Sea Forest Waterway as the sport’s venue.

Rowing at the Olympics and
Paralympics s currently due to take place at the Sea Forest but Tokyo 2020 may change the venue to help keep the budget down ©Tokyo 2020 A four-party working group review process agreed by Governor Koike and International

 

 

 

Los Angeles 2024 reaffirm commitment to next generation after attending LA84 Foundation Youth Sports Summit

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-10-30 kl. 09:11     479 words

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Los Angeles 2024 have vowed to use the city’s connection with youth culture to inspire the next generation of athletes around the values of Olympism.

Around 400 civic leaders, sports industry executives and world-class athletes were part of the summit, while nearly 50 Olympians and
Paralympians were also in attendance.

 

 

 

Council leaders salute medal success of borough’s athletes Thursday, 22. September 2016

 

 So Cheshire.co.uk     2016-10-30 kl. 08:22     428 words

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The leader of Cheshire East Council has praised the phenomenal success of local athletes competing in the Rio Paralympics and the jiu-jitsu Asian Open.

September 2016. The leader of Cheshire East Council has praised the phenomenal success of local athletes competing in the Rio
Paralympics and the jiu-jitsu Asian Open.The salute from Cllr Rachel Bailey follows a clutch of eye-catching and...

 

 

 

Third time lucky for Leonhardt

 

 Port Macquarie News     2016-10-30 kl. 07:20     350 words

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PAIGE Leonhardt's win at the sports awards on Friday caps off a remarkable 12 months. PAIGE Leonhardt has been through the hard times and come out the other side.

PAIGE Leonhardt has been through the hard times and come out the other side.After sustaining a brain injury after a car accident when she was five, the Young
Paralympian is a leading example of how hard she has worked to overcome the challenges of

 

 

 

Rare touchdown gives little-used tight end Jalen Harris something to smile about

 

 Ledger-Enquirer     2016-10-30 kl. 07:14     112 words

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Why did Auburn DB Joshua Holsey’s eyes light up on fourth quarter interception in win over Ole Miss?

Patel offers advice on how to grow and transform a family business Making his debut at Rio
Paralympics, Staff Sgt.

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Ledger-Enquirer (web) - Ledger-Enquirer (web)

 

 

 

Archie Macpherson honoured as he picks up Great Scot Lifetime Achievement

 

 Daily Record     2016-10-30 kl. 07:07     667 words

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06:00, 30 Oct 2016 Heather Greenaway THE legendary commentator received the award from Joe Jordan and Gordon Smith and was lost for words as he picked up the award.

The double
Paralympic champion, just back from Rio, scooped the Sports Award.... Lucas Uebel/Getty Images Libby Clegg established a new Paralympic record when she was first across the line in the T11 200m Our Charity Award went to Friends of Queen Mary,...

 

 

 

List of winners from 2016 Pride of Britain Awards

 

 Jersey Evening Post     2016-10-30 kl. 06:22     152 words

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Royalty, politicians and celebrities are set to attend The Daily Mirror's annual Pride of Britain awards in central London which honours the achievements of the country's unsung heroes.

Team GB and
Paralympics GB Child of Courage -

 

 

 

Disabled artists from Osaka aim to bring wheelchair dancing to international stage

 

 Japan Times     2016-10-30 kl. 06:09     900 words

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KYOTO – When Go Suzuki dances, he dances like no other, his wheelchair glides across the floor, his arms spread with dramatic flair as he spins in beautifully sequenced, perfectly timed choreography with his partner’s steps.

With the goal of promoting Japanese culture to the world and increasing momentum for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and
Paralympics, the Kyoto session of the forum that took place earlier this month featured a series of talks and performances highlighting

 

 

 

Habersham Central Boys Cross Country Punches Ticket to State Meet

 

 Now Habersham     2016-10-30 kl. 06:08     206 words

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It’s been since 2011 that the Raiders had any representation at the state cross country meet, but the wait is over as the 2016 group finished third in Saturday’s Region 8-AAAAAA Championship meet.

Week 0 scores Lady Raiders Drop Pair of Hard-Fought Games Competition set for local
Paralympian...

 

 

 

South Korea promises "strongest action" against coach accused of abuse at

 

 Inside The Games     2016-10-30 kl. 05:58     430 words

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Duncan Mackay Tuesday, 25 September 2012 It has been revealed that 31-year-old Ji Kwang-Min (pictured) was the South Korean who had made an official complaint against Kim Jin-Han, who he alleged abused him during London 2012, including hitting him on the head with a light stand.

Jang Choon-Bae, who led the South Korean delegation during the
Paralympics...

 

 

 

Madison Chock, Evan Bates Earn Silver At Skate Canada Behind Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-10-30 kl. 05:39     381 words

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By Craig Bohnert | Oct. 29, 2016, 11:42 p.m. (ET) Madison Chock and Evan Bates compete in the short dance at the 2016 Skate Canada International at Hershey Centre on Oct. 28, 2016 in Mississauga, Ontario.

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

 

 

 

Meet the Team GB Paralympic sailors aiming for gold in Rio

 

 The Telegraph     2016-10-30 kl. 05:05     37 words

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takes a look at the sailors who will be representing Team GB at the Paralympic Games. How many are gold medal favourites?

Meet the Team GB
Paralympic sailors aiming for gold in Rio. takes a look at the sailors who will be representing Team GB at the Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Pay up on promises, Mbaks

 

 News24     2016-10-30 kl. 05:04     586 words

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Impulsive Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula was at it again this week – playing Father Christmas to South African sports stars. Now he has promised Mamelodi Sundowns players R700 000, following their victory in the CAF Champions League.

City Press learnt this week that Mbalula is yet to deliver on his promised cash payments, not only to Olympic and
Paralympic stars who brought home medals, but to winners and runners-up of the Comrades Marathon.... Later, Mbalula announced cash bonuses for the Olympic and Paralympic...

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Tajikistan News.net (web)

 

 

 

Judoka Angelica Delgado Claims Her First Grand Slam Medal

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-10-30 kl. 04:09     253 words

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By Craig Bohnert | Oct. 29, 2016, 10:19 p.m. (ET) Angelica Delgado competes against Astride Gneto of France at the IJF Grand Slam Abu Dhabi on Oct. 28, 2016 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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

 

 

 

List of winners from 2016 Pride of Britain Awards

 

 Antrim Times     2016-10-30 kl. 03:56     1144 words

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Royalty, politicians and celebrities are set to attend The Daily Mirror's annual Pride of Britain awards in central London which honours the achievements of the country's unsung heroes.

Team GB and
Paralympics GB The country's awe-inspiring athletes rewrote the history books at the Rio Games, sending records tumbling and surpassing all expectations.... British Paralympians picked up the winning baton as they finished with 147 medals -

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Northamptonshire Telegraph (web) - North-West Evening Mail (web) - Leigh Observer (web) - Irish Independent (web)

 

 

 

Disabled swimmers compete at Lamback meet

 

 Augusta Chronicle     2016-10-30 kl. 03:46     410 words

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More than 50 swimmers from across the country converged on the Augusta Aquatic Center last weekend to participate in one of the leading Paralympic meets in the United States, the fifth annual Fred Lamback Disability Swim Meet.

More than 50 swimmers from across the country converged on the Augusta Aquatic Center last weekend to participate in one of the leading
Paralympic meets in the United States, the fifth annual Fred Lamback Disability Swim Meet.Many of the swimmers

 

 

 

Focus on education

 

 thestar.com.my     2016-10-30 kl. 03:13     895 words

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Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak tabled Budget 2017 where he highlighted the gains in the various sectors.

But some aid is always better than nothing, Dharshini added. “As the
Paralympics team has shown us, with the right support, people with special needs can achieve great things,” she said.OOI MAY SIM and REBECCA RAJAENDRAM.

 

 

 

Laura Muir is Athlete of the Year

 

 Scottish Athletics     2016-10-30 kl. 03:10     763 words

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Saturday 29th October Photo by Bobby Gavin Laura Muir has been named as Scottish  Athlete of the Year  for 2016 – making it two-in-a-row for the 1500m Commonwealth Record holder.

Double
Paralympic gold medallist Libby Clegg , who has enjoyed such fine success in 2016 following a switch to new guide runner Chris Clarke , was named as Scotland’s Para Athlete of the Year.

 

 

 

Tokyo hosts 11th China, Japan and ROK economic and trade meeting

 

 CHINAdaily.com.cn     2016-10-30 kl. 03:02     672 words

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The 11th economic and trade ministers' meeting for China, Japan and Republic of Korea was held in Tokyo on Saturday.

The three countries will take the upcoming Olympics and
Paralympics games the three countries will host–Pyeongchang in 2018, Tokyo in 2020, and Beijing and Zhangjiakou in 2022 – as opportunities to share knowledge and cooperate in the areas of

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CHINAdaily Europe (web) - CHINAdaily USA (web) - CHINAdaily Africa (web) - China Economic Net (web)

 

 

 

Russian Sport Federation Heads Take Part In Anti-Doping Seminar

 

 SwimSwam     2016-10-30 kl. 02:57     192 words

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The heads of various Russian sports federations took part in an educational seminar organized by the Independent Public Anti-Doping Commission (PLA) this week.

Its entire
Paralympic team was banned from the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, and a number of Russian Olympic athletes were banned from Rio as well, including the nation’s entire athletics program.... Those Olympic and Paralympic exclusions were the result...

 

 

 

Donald Trump Campaigns in Ohio

 

 Solonews.net     2016-10-30 kl. 02:54     292 words

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At the Spire Institute, an Olympic and Paralympic training site which hosts military and adaptive training for disabled veterans, Donald Trump touted

At the Spire Institute, an Olympic and
Paralympic...

 

 

 

Oscar Pistorius arrives in court to face murder charge over death of his …

 

 My Port Elizabeth.co.za     2016-10-30 kl. 02:43     729 words

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The Paralympian appeared in a Pretoria courtroom for a ten minute hearing today, charged with the premeditated murder of 29-year-old Reeva Steenkamp in February.

The
Paralympian appeared in a Pretoria courtroom for a ten minute hearing today, charged with the premeditated murder of 29-year-old Reeva Steenkamp in February.He spoke only to confirm that he had understood after the magistrate confirmed that the

 

 

 

Tesch creating waves off the water

 

 Brisbane Courier-Mail     2016-10-30 kl. 02:42     322 words

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SHE’S the Central Coast schoolteacher making waves on and off the water. Paralympic star and former Australian basketball captain Liesl Tesch has continued to make her presence felt despite having her sport removed from the Games program in 2020.

Paralympic...

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Herald Sun (web) - Adelaide Now (web) - Yachts and Yachting Online (web)

 

 

 

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