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Rickard Nilsson tog silver

 

 Värnamo Nyheter     2016-10-31 kl. 16:14     227 words

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Badmintonesset från Värnamo blev förste svenske finalist någonsin Sverige hade aldrig haft en finalist i ett europamästerskap. Nu har Rickard Nilsson en silvermedalj som bevis för det.

Och det gick otroligt bra för svensken som ingår i satsningen mot
Paralympics i Tokyo 2020.

 

 

 

Höstlovskul med paralympiker från länet

 

 MyNewsdesk     2016-10-31 kl. 09:00     234 words

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Pressmeddelande Okt 31, 2016 09:00 CET Torsdagen den 3 november mellan klockan är det Höstlovskul för barn och ungdomar på Hjälpmedelscentrum i Västerås.

Höstlovskul med
paralympiker från länet....i Paralympics i Rio. För fjärde gången bjuder Hjälpmedelscentrum och Habiliteringscentrum in till Höstlovskul.... Klockan 14.30 kommer Ellinor Axelsson-Vaughn (sportskytte) och Stefan Jansson (rullstolsrugby) att hålla varsin kort presentation och berätta om sina sporter och sitt deltagande i Paralympics...

 

 

 

EM-silver till Rickard Nilsson!

 

 Svenska Badmintonförbundet     2016-10-30 kl. 22:23     149 words

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Fenomenalt spel tog Rickard till herrsingelfinal i EM i para-badminton. Grattis! Rickards storartade singelspel under Europeiska mästerskapen i para-badminton i holländska Beek räckte ända till finalplats.

Nu återstår att även få en bra breddverksamhet i landets föreningar så vi kan få fler spelare som deltar i internationella mästerskap och satsar mot
Paralympics.... Badminton finns för första gången med som sport i Paralympiska sammanhang i Tokyo 2020.

 

 

 

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Editorial: Cultivating 'Japan fans' key to attracting repeat foreign visitors

 

 Mainichi Daily News     2016-11-01 kl. 08:51     603 words

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In just 10 months, the number of foreign visitors to Japan has already smashed through the 20 million mark for the year, surpassing the previous annual record of about 19.74 million arrivals set in 2015.

Now the government is shooting for 40 million in 2020, the year of the Tokyo Olympics and
Paralympics.

 

 

 

Metro gov't team proposes Tokyo 2020 cost trimming, 4 events be held at 5 facilities

 

 Mainichi Daily News     2016-11-01 kl. 08:51     496 words

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Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike addresses the Tokyo Metropolitan Government's administrative reform headquarters at the outset of a meeting at the metropolitan government headquarters in Shinjuku Ward, on Nov. 1, 2016.

1 that four Tokyo 2020 Olympics and
Paralympics events, including swimming and volleyball, be held at five facilities, sources close to the local body said....Olympic and Paralympic Games, and the central government at a meeting from Nov.

 

 

 

Goalball world rankings released

 

 International Paralympic Committee     2016-11-01 kl. 08:44     319 words

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The host city for the 2017 IBSA Goalball World Youth Championships have also been named.

Brazil remain top, followed by
Paralympic champions Lithuania, Iran, China, Turkey and USA.... Brazil continue leading ahead of Paralympic silver medallists China, Rio 2016 champions Turkey, USA, Japan, Russia, Canada and Australia.

 

 

 

Pistorius extorter imprisoned

 

 Security.co.za     2016-11-01 kl. 08:43     217 words

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THE MAN who attempted to extort money from disgraced Paralympian Oscar Pistorius in order to make his murder conviction disappear was yesterday sentenced to 12 years’ imprisonment.

THE MAN who attempted to extort money from disgraced
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius in order to make his murder conviction disappear was yesterday sentenced to 12 years’ imprisonment.Tshifhiwa Radzhadzhi, 30, appeared in the Specialised Commercial

 

 

 

Hibs have meanest defence in British football – bar Spurs

 

 Edinburgh Evening News     2016-11-01 kl. 08:31     59 words

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David Gray, pictured taking on Lewis Morgan of St Mirren, is not afraid to do his bit charging forward to set up chances

Gray met
Paralympic swimming silver medallist Scott Quin when he took the Scottish Cup to his former school Roslin Primary as part of the Persevered' Tour 275518 136272 302042 321195 -1 text/html;charset=utf-8.

 

 

 

BP beats quarterly earnings estimates, trims spending

 

 Yahoo! Finance     2016-11-01 kl. 08:25     152 words

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Spectators are seen reflected in a British Petroleum sponsors building in Olympic Park at the London 2012 Paralympic Games September 6, 2012. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File PhotoMore LONDON (Reuters) - BP (BP.

Spectators are seen reflected in a British Petroleum sponsors building in Olympic Park at the London 2012
Paralympic Games September 6, 2012.

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Oscar Pistorious' fraudster sentenced

 

 SA Police Service     2016-11-01 kl. 08:23     151 words

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Services | SAPS (South African Police Service) 2016/11/01 Media Statement from Directorate of Priority Crimes Investigation (HAWKS) South African

March 2016 in the act of receiving R40 000 from former
paralympian Oscar Pistorious has been sentenced to four years imprisonment for corruption by the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria on Monday.

 

 

 

Lloyd Williams secures a record-breaking fifth Emirates Melbourne Cup

 

 Radio Sport 927     2016-11-01 kl. 08:23     449 words

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A huge crowd of 97,479 witnessed jockey Kerrin McEvoy and trainer Robert Hickmott clinch a second Emirates Melbourne Cup, as Almandin secured a narrow victory, awarding owner Lloyd Williams a record fifth win in the $6.2 million dollar race.

Chloe Esposito, Charlotte Caslick, Catherine Skinner, and
Paralympian Dylan Alcott at Lavazza; and Maria Menounos at Mumm.

 

 

 

Nominated

 

 Northwest Tasmania Advocate     2016-11-01 kl. 08:15     258 words

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Three of the North-West’s finest current-day sportspeople are in the running for one of the States highest individual honours – the 2016 Tasmanian Athlete of the Year award.

Kenzie made his
Paralympic debut for Australia this year in Rio, and almost pulled off a remarkable win in the T38 1500-metres final, an event he set the world record for earlier in the year.... The 20-year-old staged an epic battle with Tunisian runner Abbes Saidi over the last lap, but had to settle for silver as Saidi set a new Paralympic...

 

 

 

Sporting greats join forces for charity on Cup Day

 

 Sunshine Coast Daily     2016-11-01 kl. 08:04     297 words

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IT WAS floral gowns aplenty at the Sunshine Coast Turf Club this Cup Day for a big day of racing. Among the crowd of more than 300 supporting local charity Wishlist in their exclusive marquee were familiar faces from remarkable sporting careers.

Olympic champion swimmer Duncan Armstrong,
Paralympian Michael Milton and Sunshine Coast Lightning netball coach Noeline Taurua.

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Noosa News (web)

 

 

 

Famous five in line for award

 

 Tasmanian Examiner     2016-11-01 kl. 06:51     77 words

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Two Olympians, two Paralympians and a world champion make up the finalists for the 2016 Tasmanian athlete of the year award. Two Olympians, two Paralympians and a world champion make up the finalists for the 2016 Tasmanian athlete of the year award.

Two Olympians, two
Paralympians and a world champion make up the finalists for the 2016 Tasmanian athlete of the year award.... Two Olympians, two Paralympians and a world champion make up the finalists for the 2016 Tasmanian athlete of the year...

 

 

 

YPO Global Pulse Survey: CEO confidence in Latin America hits two-year high

 

 GlobeNewswire     2016-11-01 kl. 06:02     827 words

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SÃO PAULO, Brazil, Nov. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- YPO business leaders in Latin America reported increased levels of economic confidence during the third quarter of the year.

The improved outlook coincides with a steady recovery in oil prices and the successful Olympic and
Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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SportShorts for Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016

 

 Saukvalley.com     2016-11-01 kl. 05:41     440 words

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LOCAL BASKETBALL Coloma Park District hosting competition The Coloma Park District will host its Hot Shot Basketball competition on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Merrill School in Rock Falls.

athletes at the Olympics and subsequent
Paralympics.

 

 

 

WWE Couple John Cena And Nikki Bella Dress As Each Other For Halloween

 

 The Post Game     2016-11-01 kl. 05:34     120 words

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WWE power couple John Cena and Nikki Bella spooked fans by swapping places for Halloween. The duo dressed up as each other, and instead of saying, 'Trick-or-treat,' the couple reenacted each other's signature entrances.

Paralympian Has Front-Runner For Best Costume 'Go Cubs Go' Turned Into A Halloween Light Show By Nebraska Couple 2015 Best Athlete Halloween Costumes Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Gets Hyped About New Under Armour Footwear Topics:

 

 

 

An Easy Decision

 

 Bangor Metro     2016-11-01 kl. 05:29     784 words

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By Ernie Clark, BDN Staff Photo: © US Sailing Team Sperry / Photo by Jen Edney It would be a gut-wrenching decision for anyone, let alone a college freshman full of energy, ambition and a love of the water.

Janeiro, Brazil, with Rick Doerr of Clifton, New Jersey, and Brad Kendell of Tampa, Florida, representing the United States in the Sonar sailing class at the 2016
Paralympic Games....shortly thereafter right into sailing.” The Paralympic quest Freund’s return to the sport as a Paralympic...

 

 

 

Society needs to rise up against domestic violence

 

 Citizen.co.za     2016-11-01 kl. 05:19     543 words

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The social dynamics of men’s violence against women work in ways to downplay men’s role to take accountability for their actions – especially in South

Convicted
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius claimed he mistook his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, for an intruder and shot her numerous times through the bathroom door.

 

 

 

Ankeny Teen Paralyzed by Accused Gunman Remains Positive Despite Circumstance

 

 WHO-TV     2016-11-01 kl. 04:22     275 words

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ANKENY, Iowa -- It’s been a life-changing year for Justin Phongsavanh but he’s not letting it set him back. Last October, the now 19-year-old was shot outside of an Ankeny McDonalds . The accused gunman, Gabriel Coco’s trial began on Monday.

He’s also a
Paralympic athlete, competing in competitions across the county.

 

 

 

The Winning Feeling Keeps Going

 

 Scottish Fitba     2016-11-01 kl. 03:57     390 words

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By ed_ScottishFitba Updated Monday, 31st October 2016 Views: 43 Motivation can come in many guises and a cup win did wonders for at least one

The club captain was joined by Hibbee and
Paralympic silver medallist Scott Quin as he showed off the trophy to the youngsters following in Gray's footsteps.

 

 

 

51 men to 17 women? RTÉ defends lack of gender parity on Late Late Show

 

 Irish Independent     2016-11-01 kl. 03:52     292 words

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RTÉ has defended the lack of female guests on flagship entertainment programme 'The Late Late Show'. RTÉ has defended the lack of female guests on flagship entertainment programme 'The Late Late Show'.

"These guests have included Can't Cope, Won't Cope writer Stefanie Preissner,
Paralympians Ellen Keane and Niamh McCarthy, actress Jane Seymour and writer Jilly Cooper."

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Irish Independent (web)

 

 

 

BCC : Boost SME export support to navigate uncertainty

 

 4 Traders     2016-11-01 kl. 02:57     899 words

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The British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with DHL, publishes its latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook, which indicates that uncertainty following the vote to leave the European Union is slowing down export orders in the services sector.

Speakers include Trade Minister Lord Price, Fever Tree co-founder Charles Rolls, Lord Deighton, CEO of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic and
Paralympic Games, and many other key exporters.

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Paralympics star William Stedman scoops two Zonta Sports Awards

 

 The Press NZ     2016-11-01 kl. 02:16     1287 words

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William Stedman, on his way to a Paralympic Games bronze medal, has won two Zonta Sports Awards. Paralympics medallist William Stedman continued his golden year with two major prizes at the Zonta Sports Awards.

Paralympics star William Stedman scoops two Zonta Sports Awards.... William Stedman, on his way to a Paralympic Games bronze medal, has won two Zonta Sports Awards.... Paralympics medallist William Stedman continued his golden year with two major prizes at the Zonta Sports Awards.The 17-year-old Middleton Grange student shot to national prominence with two bronze medals in the 400m and 800m at the Rio Paralympics...

 

 

 

Hamleys confirms Clarks Village opening date - just in time for...

 

 SomersetLive.co.uk     2016-11-01 kl. 01:53     381 words

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