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Nu i P4: Christoffer Lindhe om olyckan som förändrade allt

 

 Sveriges Radio Sjuhärad     2016-11-18 kl. 07:08     39 words

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Som 17-åring förlorade han både armar och ben i en tågolycka. Christoffer Lindhe kämpade sig tillbaks och tog sig ända till paralympics. Hör Christoffer Lindhe i P4 Sjuhärad 07.20 Christoffer Lindhe.

Christoffer Lindhe kämpade sig tillbaks och tog sig ända till
paralympics.

 

 

 

"Idrotten har gett mig ett självständigt liv"

 

 Smålänningen     2016-11-17 kl. 17:49     463 words

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Niklas Almers föreläste på Ljungby bibliotek Rullstolsfriidrottaren Niklas Almers har aldrig sett sin funktionsnedsättning som ett hinder.

Han har ett imponerande CV inom den
paralympiska friidrotten med inte mindre än 23 juniorvm-guld och en 13:e plats i paralympics i London 2012.... Men när han inte lyckades komma med till paralympics i Rio i september i år bestämde han sig för att...

 

 

 

En sluss in i föreningslivet

 

 TTELA     2016-11-17 kl. 11:05     398 words

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Som projektledare för det nya projektet "Sports for you" talar han om vinsterna med att tillhöra en idrottsförening. Sports for you är ett projekt som Västergötlands Idrottsförbund gör i samarbete med Vänersborgs kommun.

Vi erbjuder också
parasport för barn och ungdomar med någon form av funktionsnedsättning.

 

 

 

Två golfnomineringar till nya Parasportgalan

 

 Cision Wire     2016-11-17 kl. 10:12     613 words

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Svenska Golfförbundet har nominerat två kandidater till premiären av Svenska Parasportgalan. En coach med mångårig erfarenhet i kategorin Årets ledare och en 13-årig spelare i kategorin Årets nykomling.

Bakom den nya galan står Svenska Parasportförbundet och Sveriges
Paralympiska Kommitté.

 

 

 

Intl news

 

Eritrea's Ghirmay Ghebresiassie wins NYC marathon

 

 Equilibrio Informativo     2016-11-18 kl. 08:29     291 words

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Eritrea's Ghirmay Ghebreslassie and Kenya's Mary Keitany won the New York City Marathon on Sunday. He is the first runner from Eritrea to win the marathon. Ghebreslassie was the uncontested champion, clocking in at 2 hours, 7 minutes and 51 seconds.

McFadden, who won six medals at the Rio
Paralympics, took the lead for good at the 15-mile mark and comfortably led the rest of the course to win for the fifth time in NY.

 

 

 

Council set to honour Winnie

 

 HT Syndication     2016-11-18 kl. 08:26     343 words

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The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Midrand, Nov.

Madikizela-Mandela, who hails from Mbhongweni village in Mbizana in the Alfred Nzo district, will be joined by
Paralympian gold medallist Zanele Situ who comes from Nkau village in Matatiele.... Situ is the first black female to win gold medals in both Paralympics...

 

 

 

India loses to Poland in women's archery at Paralympics

 

 Sportskeeda.com     2016-11-18 kl. 08:25     174 words

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Rio de Janeiro, Sep 15 (IANS) Indian archer Pooja Khanna lost to Polands Milena Olszewska in the 1/16 Eliminations round of the women's individual recurve event at the Rio Paralympic Games here on Thursday.

India loses to Poland in women's archery at
Paralympics.... Rio de Janeiro, Sep 15 (IANS) Indian archer Pooja Khanna lost to Polands Milena Olszewska in the 1/16 Eliminations round of the women's individual recurve event at the Rio Paralympic Games here...

 

 

 

Blackcaps in control at stumps as debutants batter Pakistan

 

 Yahoo! 7 Sport     2016-11-18 kl. 08:23     306 words

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7Sport Published 12 mins ago Share Tweet Whatsapp Email Share Blackcaps in control at stumps as debutants batter Pakistan New

Source: Fox Sports. 7Sport November 18, 1:45 pm Olympic sailing champion Tom Burton and
Paralympic golden girl Maddison Elliott have been honoured at the NSW Institute of Sport awards last night.

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Around Alamo: Disabled athlete shares success story at Round Hill

 

 East Bay Times     2016-11-18 kl. 07:57     851 words

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One day in September, Cheryl Smith was sitting at home watching the U.S.

Around Alamo:
Disabled athlete shares success story at Round Hill.

 

 

 

Both houses of parliament adjourned after demonetisation protests

 

 Sahara Samay.com     2016-11-18 kl. 07:56     167 words

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Both houses of Parliament were adjourned till noon on Friday amid loud protests over the government's demonetisation move.

Both houses of Parliament were adjourned till noon on Friday amid loud protests over the government's demonetisation move.Soon after the Lok Sabha met, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan congratulated the medal winners of at the Rio Olympics and
Paralympics

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Celebration of dreams

 

 Tasmanian Examiner     2016-11-18 kl. 07:43     400 words

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New Horizons Club has celebrated 30 years of helping Tasmanians with disabilities achieve their dreams. For three decades, dedicated volunteers from the New Horizons Club have been helping Tasmanian people living with disabilities achieve their dreams.

The club’s ambassador, world champion
paralympian Don Elgin, said the organisation gave its members the opportunity to “have a crack” at life. “I like more than anything, the comradery it offers.

 

 

 

Iran's flagbearer competes at both Olympics, Paralympics in Rio

 

 Sportskeeda.com     2016-11-18 kl. 07:34     215 words

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Rio de Janeiro, Aug 7 (IANS) The march-past of Iran's contingent at the Rio Olympics opening ceremony has become one of the highlights of the event as

Iran's flagbearer competes at both Olympics,
Paralympics in Rio....Olympics and Paralympics, carried her country's flag at the Maracana Stadium.... Zahra was selected to compete for Iran at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, where she won two medals in archery, becoming the first Iranian woman to win a gold medal at either the Olympic or Paralympic...

 

 

 

Friday’s best TV: Children in Need, Unreported World, American Horror Story

 

 The Guardian     2016-11-18 kl. 07:13     788 words

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Take That and Michael Bublé rattle their tins for Pudsey. Plus: dangerous beauty treatments in South Africa, and season six of Ryan Murphy’s horror anthology reaches its bloody climax Children in Need 7.

James, Graham Norton and former
Paralympian Ade Adepitan, who introduces a kids’ version of Would I Lie to You and announces the winner of the first ever Sir Terry Wogan fundraiser of the year award.

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Northern Ireland has other options when it comes to Brexit

 

 The Irish News     2016-11-18 kl. 07:13     1333 words

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Instead of continuing stale and unproductive debates about the constitutional core of the peace settlement contained in the Good Friday Agreement, it

JAMES ANNETT London   Lottery’s life-changing differences What do I, a
paralympic gold medallist, have in common with the Seamus Heaney Homeplace, or St George’s Market or even the Connswater Community Greenway?... BETHANY FIRTH Paralympic Swimming Gold...

 

 

 

Australia's 2016 Paralympian Dylan Alcott puts everything on the line

 

 InTheBlack     2016-11-18 kl. 06:53     794 words

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Paralympic Athlete of the Year Dylan Alcott is on a quest – not to win more gold medals, but to normalise disability for the wider community.

Australia's 2016
Paralympian Dylan Alcott puts everything on the line.... Paralympic Athlete of the Year Dylan Alcott is on a quest – not to win more gold medals, but to normalise disability for the wider community.Dylan Alcott is only 25 years old but is...

 

 

 

Random Acts of Flowers Chicago Delivers to 600 Local Veterans

 

 Winnetka-Glencoe Patch     2016-11-18 kl. 06:36     441 words

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RANDOM ACTS OF FLOWERS (RAF) CHICAGO DELIVERS 600 “THANK YOU” BOUQUETS TO CHICAGO AREA VETERANS Local Veteran-Owned

Melissa Stockwell, a former Army veteran who lost her leg in Iraq and went on to win a Bronze Medal at the
Paralympics in Rio, accompanied RAF Chicago on the delivery.

 

 

 

Paralympian Brad Scott announces retirement

 

 Bunbury Mail     2016-11-18 kl. 05:36     196 words

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Bunbury paralympian Brad Scott has announced his retirement from running. Bunbury paralympian Brad Scott has announced his retirement from running.

Paralympian Brad Scott announces retirement.... Bunbury paralympian Brad Scott has announced his retirement from running.... Bunbury paralympian Brad Scott has announced his retirement from running.The three time paralympian took to social media on Friday to...

 

 

 

Joseph Schooling is home, as packed week awaits

 

 Today Online     2016-11-18 kl. 05:29     259 words

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SINGAPORE – Singapore’s Olympic hero Joseph Schooling is back in Singapore for a week-long visit, where a packed schedule of public appearances awaits the country’s favourite son.

The highlights of the week will see Schooling visit the Istana with Team Singapore Olympians and
Paralympians for a tea reception with Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam on Saturday afternoon.

 

 

 

Clarke and Steele win awards, set records

 

 Tasmanian Examiner     2016-11-18 kl. 05:26     435 words

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Award winning swim coach Ketrina Clarke and English Channel swimmer Anne Steele won a swag of medals and set four new records at the Pan Pacific Masters Games on the Gold Coast.

Tom Curran, 20, formerly of Launceston, was a finalist in the 200m backstroke and
Paralympian Jacob Templeton, 21, formerly of Devonport, was a finalist in the multi-class 50m and 100m freestyle, 50m and100m backstroke and 100m butterfly.

 

 

 

Pistorius should not be a ‘special’ case

 

 Citizen.co.za     2016-11-18 kl. 04:42     551 words

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South Africa’s prisons are cauldrons of human rights violations. Overcrowded and with a prison population of 159 241 inmates (including pre-trial detainees) as of March 2015, it is the 11th-highest prison population in the world.

In my view, though, as a
Paralympics medallist, Pistorius can hardly use his disability to score special privilege when he can so easily outrun most people.

 

 

 

Do you live in one of America's unhealthiest states?

 

 Raleigh News & Observer     2016-11-18 kl. 04:13     103 words

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Hunter Elementary students harvest greens for families in need Helicopters play vital role in fighting western NC wildfires 'Super

Fontana Lake Raleigh
Paralympic swimmer sets records in international competition in Rio Moore County family living in car after being evacuated from failing Woodlake Dam area Dusty's Service Center owner says goodbye as Boylan Heights faces big

 

 

 

Swimming: Olympic champion Joseph Schooling back in Singapore

 

 Straits Times     2016-11-18 kl. 03:54     236 words

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SINGAPORE - No swooning crowd at the airport, no screaming fans, no VIP welcome - it was a markedly different scene that greeted Singapore's Olympic swimming champion Joseph Schooling as he returned home on Friday morning.

Besides the golf fund-raiser, Schooling will also visit the Istana, where President Tony Tan Keng Yam will be hosting a tea reception for Team Singapore's 2016 Olympians and
Paralympians.Chua Siang Yee.

 

 

 

Disability Athletics Session Fri 18 November 2016

 

 Redbridge London Borough Council     2016-11-18 kl. 02:57     29 words

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Athletics session for those with a disability. All impairments welcome.

Disability Athletics Session Fri 18 November 2016.

 

 

 

Sports camp next weekend

 

 Williams Lake Tribune     2016-11-18 kl. 02:55     315 words

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Engage Sport North’s second performance and development camp is coming up Saturday, Nov. 26 and Sunday, Nov. 27 in Williams Lake.

Austin Hinchey, captain of Canada’s
paralympic sitting volleyball team • 10 to 10:45 a.m.:

 

 

 

melissajones published Another big win for Jonjo O'Neill as the trainer strikes at the...

 

 Gloucester Citizen     2016-11-18 kl. 02:40     418 words

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Just days after scooping the big race at Cheltenham's Open meeting, Jonjo O'Neill landed another notable success at the racecourse. This time it was not on the track, as the Jackdaws Castle maestro was in winning form at the Gloucestershire Sports Awards.

Piers Gilliver, who took silver in the epee fencing at the
Paralympics in Brazil, was crowned Disability Sports Performer of the Year.

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Paralympic champion Strong makes perfect start to season with victory in

 

 Inside The Games     2016-11-18 kl. 02:37     403 words

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Liam Morgan Thursday, 17 November 2016 Sochi 2014 gold medallist Evan Strong was among three American victors as the nation made an impressive start to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Snowboard World Cup season in Landgraaf in The Netherlands.

Paralympic...

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Hockey from a new perspective

 

 Andover Townsman     2016-11-18 kl. 02:27     480 words

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It's not an entirely unfamiliar Friday night scene at the Phillips Academy's Harrison Rink. Young children running around, their parents bundled in the stands, a bake sale snack stand open for business, and two teams ready for the puck drop on the ice.

It was established as an official game of the Winter
Paralympics in 1994, and just a few years back, the Pike School community decided to join in on the fun in connection with Northeast Passage, a nonprofit organization that offers a wide range of

 

 

 

Lookers Nissan raises £6,500 for British Paralympic Association

 

 Motor Trade News.com     2016-11-18 kl. 01:30     214 words

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Andrew Lyster As part of Nissan’s partnership with the British Paralympic Association (BPA), Lookers Nissan in Gateshead has raised £6,500 with a charity golf day held at George Washington Golf and Country Club.

Lookers Nissan raises £6,500 for British
Paralympic Association.... Andrew Lyster As part of Nissan’s partnership with the British Paralympic Association (BPA), Lookers Nissan in Gateshead has raised £6,500 with a charity golf day held at George...

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In the Now

 

 KDFW FOX 4 News     2016-11-18 kl. 01:27     24 words

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An Arlington woman helped bring home gold from the Paralympics in Rio. Now she's back, acting as a champion for kids with disabilities.

In the Now. An Arlington woman helped bring home gold from the
Paralympics in Rio.

 

 

 

Inspiring change – Paralympian Blake Leeper offers positive message to United Way

 

 Kingsport Times-News     2016-11-18 kl. 01:17     583 words

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“Life doesn't happen to us. It happens for us and in every situation we can step back and find the blessing in the bad,” Leeper told a group of United Way officials, volunteers and supporters on Thursday.

Inspiring change –
Paralympian Blake Leeper offers positive message to United Way. “Life doesn't happen to us.... That's why we're here today.” Leeper, 27, is a Kingsport native, eight-time paralympic track and field medalist and world-record holder.

 

 

 

2020 Olympic Organizing Committee VP Seeking Cooperation With Tokyo Governor

 

 Sports Business Daily     2016-11-18 kl. 01:08     81 words

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Toshiaki Endo, who was appointed VP of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee last week, paid a call to Tokyo Governor Yuriko

Toshiaki Endo, who was appointed VP of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and
Paralympic organizing committee last week, paid a call to Tokyo Governor Yuriko. ...Koike and "sought cooperative relations with the metropolitan government in the lead-up to the

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My Focus: Maia And Alex Shibutani

 

 TaableNote News     2016-11-18 kl. 00:55     80 words

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"My Focus" is a photo series in which TeamUSA.org (and @TeamUSA on Instagram) takes fans behind the scenes with some of the top Olympic and Paralympic athletes and hopefuls.

"My Focus" is a photo series in which TeamUSA.org (and @TeamUSA on Instagram) takes fans behind the scenes with some of the top Olympic and
Paralympic...