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Här är galans alla pristagarna

 

 Nya Wermlands-Tidningen     2016-11-19 kl. 23:13     157 words

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Hela 30 priser delades ut när den värmländska fotbollssäsongen summerades. Årets målvakter: Julia Hansson, Töcksfors, Mathias Karlsson, Carlstad United, Emma Pettersson, Villastaden, och Jerker Vestberg, IFK Ölme.

Årets kanon
parasport:

 

 

 

Politikerna fick svettas i rullstolsbasketen

 

 Sveriges Radio Sjuhärad     2016-11-19 kl. 15:26     189 words

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Under helgen håller Idrott för alla öppet hus i Sjuhäradshallen där man har möjlighet att prova på olika parasporter. På lördagen spelades en uppvisningsmatch i rullstolsbasket.

Vi ska ju nå ut till alla barn med någon sorts funktionsnedsättning, och här får man prova på allt vad
parasport har att erbjuda.

 

 

 

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Kadeena Cox: ‘I must get back to my studies’

 

 Voice Online     2016-11-20 kl. 07:55     300 words

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The gold medal Paralympian is studying at Manchester Metropolitan University with hopes of opening a clinic. Image Text: VICTORY: Cox and her gold TWO MONTHS AGO, she was stood on the podium with a gold medal round her neck at the Rio Olympics.

The gold medal
Paralympian is studying at Manchester Metropolitan University with hopes of opening a clinic.... Kadeena, 25, became the first British Paralympian to win gold medals in different sports since 1984 after victory in both cycling and sprint...

 

 

 

Beijing starts collecting emblem designs for 2022 Winter Games

 

 Namibia Press Agency     2016-11-20 kl. 07:48     86 words

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Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. BEIJING, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) -- Beijing started to collect emblem designs for both 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic games on Sunday.

BEIJING, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) -- Beijing started to collect emblem designs for both 2022 Winter Olympic and
Paralympic games on Sunday.Designers from Beijing universities were the first to submit their works, with many more designed expected both online...

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Xinhua News Agency (web) - Global Times (web) - CRI Online (web) - China Economic Net (web) - CHINAdaily USA (web)

 

 

 

Officer Uses NYPD Smartphone to Help Paralympic Gold Medalist

 

 NYPD News.com     2016-11-20 kl. 07:33     280 words

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Officer Krystopher Valentin gave Zou Lihong his jacket to fend off the cold.

Officer Uses NYPD Smartphone to Help
Paralympic Gold Medalist.... Officer Krystopher Valentin gave Zou Lihong his jacket to fend off the cold.On the first Sunday in November, Police Officer Krystopher Valentin of the of 77 Precinct was standing on post at the New York City Marathon, when he noticed a paralympic...

 

 

 

Sport24.co.za | Van Niekerk looks set for a home run

 

 Sport24.co.za     2016-11-20 kl. 05:15     441 words

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Johannesburg - World 400m champion, 2016 Olympic 400m champion and world 400m record holder Wayde van Niekerk is poised to dominate the SA Sports Awards for the second year running in Bloemfontein on Saturday.

In the other main awards, Van Niekerk’s coach Ans Botha is up against Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane, Semenya’s coach Jean Verster and
Paralympics coach Suzanne Ferreira....voting. And if it’s a simple numbers game in terms of success, Ferreira, whose five athletes won eight medals at the Rio Paralympics...

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Sport24.co.za (web) - MyInforms (web)

 

 

 

NTT to mine old cellphones for Olympic medal materials

 

 Nikkei Asian Review     2016-11-20 kl. 05:03     204 words

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TOKYO -- Nippon Telegraph and Telephone  wants to put the metal in the 2020 Olympic medals by mining gold, silver and copper from millions of used mobile phones.

Olympic and
Paralympic organizing committee.  A similar effort to produce Olympic medals through "urban mining" -- the process of retrieving precious metals from discarded electronics -- is being led by RenetJapan, an appliance recycler in central

 

 

 

FEI Bureau main decisions for eventing

 

 An Eventful Life     2016-11-20 kl. 04:44     451 words

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The winning athlete of the FEI Classics™ 2016/2017 must be present at the prize giving ceremony in order to be awarded the prize money The FEI

FEI General Assembly livestream The FEI General Assembly , at which voting on major FEI decisions and governance of the sport will take place, including the proposed new formats for the Olympic and
Paralympic Games, will be livestreamed on FEI TV

 

 

 

Olympic Champion Claressa Shields Wins Professional Boxing Debut

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-11-20 kl. 04:09     356 words

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By Craig Bohnert | Nov. 19, 2016, 9:01 p.m. (ET) Claressa Shields celebrates her unanimous-decision victory over Franchon Crews during their super middleweight bout at T-Mobile Arena on Nov. 19, 2016 in Las Vegas.

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A successful Irish Rugby World Cup bid will lift us all

 

 Irish Independent     2016-11-20 kl. 03:48     1175 words

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Martin McGuinness mellows at the mention of it. Arlene Foster follows it. So do Enda Kenny and Frances Fitzgerald. Former Labour Tanaiste Dick Spring mastered it. Last week Northern politicians crossed the sectarian divide to praise it.

On Thursday I was back in the Aviva launching another sports initiative with Ellen Keane, the 21-year-old
Paralympic bronze medallist heroine, Martin O'Neill and Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Patrick O'Donovan.

 

 

 

Win a Four-Day Cruise While Helping People Who Are Paralyzed

 

 Virtual Strategy Magazine     2016-11-20 kl. 03:24     461 words

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Triumph Foundation, ( http://www.Triumph-Foundation.org ) a nonprofit organization working to improve the lives of people living with disabilities, will be selling raffle tickets to win a Princess Cruises Getaway.

accessibility; leading SCI support groups; and sponsoring wheelchair sports teams and adaptive recreational programs to support
disabled athletes.

 

 

 

Home to 125m disabled, India is yet to have proper rehabilitation facilities

 

 Times of India     2016-11-20 kl. 03:13     937 words

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BENGALURU: Arguing that employing one member of a poor family will help alleviate poverty in a sustained manner, Meera Shenoy, founder, Youth 4 Jobs, took the centre stage on the second day of the India Inclusion Summit (IIS).

The speakers included Felicia Shafiq,
Paralympic volleyball player; Amish Tripathi, author; Priyanka Agarwal, leader of employee business resource group for persons with disabilities at IBM; Brent Vaughan, CEO, Cognoa, Inc; Anshu Gupta, founder,

 

 

 

Man pushes disabled teen across Philadelphia Marathon finish line

 

 KTRK TV     2016-11-20 kl. 02:49     160 words

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Running this weekend's Philadelphia Marathon may not seem remarkable for a runner with 13 marathons under his belt, but this Sunday's race will be unlike any other.

Sinko was so inspired that he helped found Fusion Inclusion, a non-profit that gives
disabled athletes the opportunity join the running community.

 

 

 

Pistorius trial: experts find no sign of mental illness

 

 Libya Today     2016-11-20 kl. 02:41     736 words

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(AFP) Monday, June 30, 2014 Pretoria – The murder trial of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius resumed on Monday with experts saying they had found no sign of mental illness after four weeks of psychiatric tests.

(AFP) Monday, June 30, 2014 Pretoria – The murder trial of
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius resumed on Monday with experts saying they had found no sign of mental illness after four weeks of psychiatric tests.“Mr Pistorius did not suffer from a

 

 

 

Boundless energy: GC2018 Queen’s Baton revealed

 

 Radio Sport 927     2016-11-20 kl. 02:35     1222 words

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One of the most iconic symbols of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018), the Queen’s Baton, was this morning revealed to a packed theatre at Jupiters Gold Coast as the city marks 500 days to go until the Games.

and spirit of the Gold Coast, while also celebrating our Indigenous heritage and commitment to sustainability.”
Paralympic gold medallist and GC2018 Ambassador, Kurt Fearnley OAM: “It’s an honour to be part of today’s celebrations in my new

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MyGC.com.au (web)

 

 

 

Start Your Week Off Right With These Stunning Stationery

 

 CLEO Malaysia     2016-11-20 kl. 02:17     866 words

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If you’re just as obsessed with stationery like I am, you’ll understand why it’s important to have them. From pretty notebooks to inspiring planners, having a complete stationery set can do wonders for organization and planning.

Paralympics by printing Pantone® 871 U (Metallic Gold) today.

 

 

 

VIDEO: Langley hosts hockey tournament for the blind

 

 Maple Ridge News     2016-11-20 kl. 01:31     130 words

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The first-ever Western Regional Blind Ice Hockey Tournament is underway at the Langley Sportsplex this weekend. Teams were assembled with players from various communities, so they did not have team names, an organizer explained.

It is the first time the federation has staged a regional event in western Canada, part of its campaign to improve the profile of the sport with the ultimate aim of winning recognition from the
Paralympics.

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Parksville Qualicum News (web) - BCLocalNews.com (web) - Aldergrove Star (web) - Mission City Record (web) - Surrey Leader (web) - Chilliwack Progress (web) - Peace Arch News (web) - Abbotsford News (web)

 

 

 

Paralympians join top label in a bid to break fashion barrier

 

 The Guardian     2016-11-20 kl. 01:08     897 words

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Athletes and designers aim to get range of clothing on high street and into everyday life At a memorable London fashion show in 1998, Alexander

Paralympians join top label in a bid to break fashion barrier.... Over the next two months, Catherine Teatum and her co-designer Rob Jones will embed themselves with members of the British Paralympic team. “We want to develop able-bodied and disabled...

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ExecReview.com (web) - The Guardian (web)

 

 

 

UPDATE: Egypt’s politics digest Oct. 12: Sisi, EU Commissioner Hahn talk...

 

 Libya Today     2016-11-19 kl. 23:49     738 words

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Breaking News CAIRO: No more browsing from site to site, view the top politics news stories on Oct.

Sisi honors Egypt’s 2016 Olympic and
Paralympics champions President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will honor Egyptian Olympic and Paralympics champions who brought Egypt a total of 15 gold, silver, bronze medals in 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics, said

 

 

 

Rio success 'springboard' for Team S'pore

 

 Straits Times     2016-11-19 kl. 22:06     661 words

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Following a banner year for Singapore sports at the Olympics and Paralympics, local athletes believe the country's success in Rio de Janeiro could be a springboard for more highs in Tokyo 2020.

Following a banner year for Singapore sports at the Olympics and
Paralympics, local athletes believe the country's success in Rio de Janeiro could be a springboard for more highs in Tokyo 2020.At the Rio Games, Joseph Schooling won the Republic's

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Straits Times (web)

 

 

 

Cystic Fibrosis Ireland fundraiser; Longford cyclists urged to register for Malin2Mizen Cycle4CF

 

 Longford Leader     2016-11-19 kl. 22:04     447 words

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While there are people living with Cystic Fibrosis across the world, the illness is more prevalent in Ireland than anywhere else. We not only have the highest rates of CF, we also have some of the most severe types of the disease.

Charleville - Mizen Head (166km) At the launch of the cycle, which included a 50km spin hosted by the South Roscommon Cycling Club, ambassador for the Malin2Mizen Cycle4CF Eoghan Clifford (
Paralympic Cycling Gold Medalist) commented: “This is such a...

 

 

 

RMA presents new high-tech ‘legs’ to sporty Ubuko

 

 My Newsroom.co.za     2016-11-19 kl. 21:48     663 words

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RMA invests in the future of sport-loving eight-year-old At a very young age Ubuko Mpotulo had to have his legs amputated following health complications, but this bright little fellow has never let this hold him back.

The prosthetic legs were presented to Ubuko by none other than South African
Paralympic medallist Ernst van Dyk during a special ceremony at the East London Health Resource Centre.

 

 

 

Kasper calls for World Anti-Doping Agency not to have sanctioning power on eve of Foundation Board meeting

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-11-19 kl. 20:48     643 words

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Gian-Franco Kasper has reiterated his calls for an independent body to punish countries who fall foul of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Code and

Members of the Foundation Board and Executive Committee have continued to stress the need for unity among all stakeholders in the fight against doping, with British Sports Minister Tracey Crouch and International
Paralympic...

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Inside The Games (web) - Inside World Parasport (web)

 

 

 

The bell in the ball: Sports association brings games to visually impaired NCW youth

 

 Wenatchee World     2016-11-19 kl. 20:40     435 words

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QUINCY — Jocelyn Arce crouched in ready posture on the Monument Elementary gym floor. Then, as her unseen opponent made a try for the goal, the 10-year-old flung herself flat to block the shot.

That allowed Jocelyn, one of 16 visually-impaired youth participating in Friday’s Eastern Washington
Paralympic Experience, the warning she needed to intercept it.

 

 

 

Multiple Paralympic gold medallist Lee Pearson submits plan for houses

 

 Leek Post & Times     2016-11-19 kl. 20:29     15 words

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Multiple
Paralympic gold medallist Lee Pearson submits plan for houses.

 

 

 

Holiday parade rolls through Downtown Boise on Saturday morning

 

 Idaho Statesman     2016-11-19 kl. 20:19     108 words

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Hundreds gather to support Boise police officers shot on duty Boise Police Cpl.

Eagle celebrates
paralympian Kory Puderbaugh.

 

 

 

Presidential Scandals: Why Would Trump’s Presidency Be Any Different?

 

 IVN.us     2016-11-19 kl. 20:06     1503 words

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The last ten days has been nothing but a constant buzzing in the media, rumor mills, and outright political lie manufacturers — all ready to pounce on president-elect Donald Trump’s seemingly endless potential for presidential scandal.

Paralympians Handicapped by Discrimination By JJ Wellings -

 

 

 

Heather Bergsma Wins 1,000-Meter In Nagano For 30th World Cup Medal At That Distance

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-11-19 kl. 19:12     411 words

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By Craig Bohnert | Nov. 19, 2016, 11:48 a.m. (ET) Heather Bergsma poses on the podium after winning the gold medal in the women's 500-meter at the ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships at Thialf Ice Arena on Feb.

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Judoka Nick Delpopolo Wins Career-First Grand Prix Silver In China

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-11-19 kl. 19:12     213 words

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By Craig Bohnert | Nov. 19, 2016, 11:31 a.m. (ET) (L-R) Nick Delpopolo, Lee Jaehyung of South Korea, Etienne Brand of Canada and Dagvasuren Nyamsuren of Mongolia stand on the podium at the Qingdao Grand Prix on Nov. 19, 2016 in Qingdao, China.

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Paralympic team bios, videos and more.

 

 

 

Helping special children to realise potential

 

 Borneo Post Online     2016-11-19 kl. 18:54     519 words

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Shamsudin (third left) presents the mock cheque for RM15,000 to Azman, witnessed by Fadillah (fourth left), Jesi (centre) and others.

According to Fadillah, the government is committed to helping children with special needs ‘shine’ at school, community and global level. “We have witnessed and are proud of the achievements by our unique children at the
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

These are the 50 most innovative chief marketing officers in the world

 

 BusinessInsider.sg     2016-11-19 kl. 18:37     10622 words

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The era of the CMO has arrived. Chief marketing officers are more important to the success of global businesses — and more powerful — than ever before.

In April, Deloitte renewed its sponsorship of the US Olympic and
Paralympic teams through the Rio 2016, PyeongChang 2018, and Tokyo 2020 games.

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Business Insider Malaysia (web)

 

 

 

The bell in the ballSports association brings games to visually impaired NCW youth

 

 Wenatchee World     2016-11-19 kl. 18:32     180 words

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QUINCY — Jocelyn Arce crouched in ready posture on the Monument Elementary gym floor. Then, as her unseen opponent made a try for the goal, the 10-year-old flung herself flat to block the shot.

That allowed Jocelyn, one of 16 visually-impaired youth participating in Friday's Eastern Washington
Paralympic Experience, the warning she needed to intercept it.