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Nytt format för Ridsport i OS

 

 SVT Nyheter     2016-11-22 kl. 19:25     72 words

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Förändringar för OS-reglerna i hoppning, dressyr, fälttävlan samt för paradressyren under Paralympics röstades fram i dag. För samtliga grenar innebär de nya reglerna att lag endast består av tre ekipage, där alla resultaten räknas.

Förändringar för OS-reglerna i hoppning, dressyr, fälttävlan samt för paradressyren under
Paralympics röstades i dag fram.

 

 

 

Anna nominerad på idrottsgalan

 

 Lerums Tidning     2016-11-22 kl. 16:04     135 words

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Segling SEGLING: Matchracingseglaren Anna Östling och hennes team är nominerat till Årets lag på Svenska idrottsgalan.

Övriga kandidater är Linus Karlsson Emil Andersson, bordtennis
parasport, samt mixed-landslaget i truppgymnastik.

 

 

 

Glädje och gemenskap i idrottens tecken

 

 24 Kalmar     2016-11-22 kl. 15:02     286 words

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Sport Kalmar hade flera idrottare som var med under Göteborg Open under helgen. "Jag blev chockad över bronset", säger Emma Lindblad.

Foto: Privat. Sveriges största bredd & rekryteringstävling i
parasport för barn och ungdomar från 7 år och uppåt, Göteborg Open, arrangerades under helgen.

 

 

 

Nytt format för OS-grenarna

 

 Svenska Ridsportforbundet     2016-11-22 kl. 09:29     1021 words

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FOTO: Svenska Ridsportförbundet Nytt format för OS-grenarna FEI:s generalförsamling har idag röstat ja till förändringar av OS-reglerna för hoppning, dressyr och fälttävlan samt för paradressyren under Paralympics.

FOTO: Svenska Ridsportförbundet Nytt format för OS-grenarna FEI:s generalförsamling har idag röstat ja till förändringar av OS-reglerna för hoppning, dressyr och fälttävlan samt för paradressyren under
Paralympics.För samtliga grenar innebär

 

 

 

Parainnebandy snart förbundsstyrt

 

 Nya Lidköpings-Tidningen     2016-11-22 kl. 09:26     42 words

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Svensk innebandy är ett steg närmare att inkludera spelare med funktionsnedsättning i verksamheten.

Svensk innebandy är ett steg närmare att inkludera spelare med funktionsnedsättning i verksamheten.I ett pressmeddelande meddelar innebandyförbundet och
Parasport Sverige att en avsiktsförklaring skrivits under, och att målet på sikt är att

 

 

 

Svensk Innebandy och Parasport Sverige i avsiktsförklaring

 

 MyNewsdesk     2016-11-22 kl. 09:00     342 words

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Pressmeddelande Nov 22, 2016 09:00 CET Svensk Innebandy är ett steg närmare att inkludera spelare med funktionsnedsättning i verksamheten. Målet är att på sikt ta över Parasport Sveriges innebandyverksamhet.

Svensk Innebandy och
Parasport Sverige i avsiktsförklaring.... Målet är att på sikt ta över Parasport Sveriges innebandyverksamhet.Parasport Sverige administrerar i dag innebandy för personer med funktionsnedsättning.... Chansen för parasport att förbättra...

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Williamson wins and local team dominates

 

 Daily Liberal     2016-11-23 kl. 08:45     446 words

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Tom Williamson won locally while the entire Dubbo squad starred at Bathurst on Saturday.

Dubbo Cycle Club enjoyed another successful Bathurst Track Open on Saturday, with club members matching strides with a number of NSW’s best track riders, including Olympian Ash Ankundinoff,
Paralympic pilot rider Nick Yallouris and junior World

 

 

 

Paralympian takes on town in aid of Children in Need

 

 Times of Tunbridge Wells     2016-11-23 kl. 07:04     824 words

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Children in Need fundraisers: (Back, l-r) Luke Marsden, Abbey Hurley, Connor McNamara, Matthew Davis, Will Bayley, Ross Wilson, Oscar

Paralympian takes on town in aid of Children in Need.... (Back, l-r) Luke Marsden, Abbey Hurley, Connor McNamara, Matthew Davis, Will Bayley, Ross Wilson, Oscar. ...Featherstone-Csillag, Nicola Dawson, Alison Webb, Isabel Webb; (front) Ruth Marsden, Noah Featherstone-Csillag Paralympic...

 

 

 

Supervet back to the rescue

 

 Wear Valley Advertiser     2016-11-23 kl. 07:02     672 words

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The Supervet (Channel 4, 8pm) WATCHING the constant stream of miracle operations on this series, you can't help wondering just how many thousands of pounds are being paid by owners to give their beloved pets longer lives.

"It is incredible when you think that in the
Paralympics in 30years from now people may be running using the implants and techniques which will be seen in these animals in Supervet.... After contracting hemiplegic encephalitis as a toddler, Rhys was told he may never walk, but as defied all expectations and was hoping to qualify for Team GB at the Rio Paralympics...

 

 

 

UPDATE: Egypt’s local news digest Sept. 14: Death toll among Egyptian...

 

 Libya Today     2016-11-23 kl. 06:54     772 words

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

Paralympics 2016: Egypt’s powerlifter Mohamed El Dib wins gold medal, sets new record Egyptian powerlifter Mohamed el Dib won a gold medal and set a new record in the men’s -97 kg category at the Rio 2016 Paralympics on Tuesday.

 

 

 

International efforts mark champs’ awards

 

 Herald Sun     2016-11-23 kl. 06:49     249 words

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Australian Olympian Mitchell Iles was named as the 2016 Leader Newspapers overall Junior Sports Star winner for Melbourne’s east. The Hurstbridge teen also took out the Diamond Valley Leader junior title for fourth time.

Greensborough teen Jaryd Clifford was named the Senior Sports Star winner for Diamond Valley Leader following his personal best performances at the Rio
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Show Info. – 11/23/16

 

 Good Day Sacramento     2016-11-23 kl. 06:38     1201 words

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DAILY LIST: The Top 3 Questions Into the USDA’s Turkey Hotline Time for a little Turkey 911! It’s not every day you roast a hefty bird for a major holiday. So it’s no surprise that at this time of year that amateur cooks have questions. The U.S.

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Paralympic Athlete Jamie Whitmore is a force to be reckoned with.... She won her first Paralympic national title in 2012, and has since become of the top female cyclists in the world.

 

 

 

Paralympic Committee to launch new sport

 

 Namibian Sun     2016-11-23 kl. 06:28     355 words

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The Namibia National Paralympic Committee (NNPC) will launch a new sport in Namibia on 2 December. Boccia, which means “ball” in Latin, is a sport for people with cerebral palsy or related neurological conditions requiring the use of a wheelchair.

Paralympic Committee to launch new sport.... The Namibia National Paralympic Committee (NNPC) will launch a new sport in Namibia on 2 December.... She has been playing the game for the past five years. “It is a tactical sport just like chess and from what I have seen in Namibia, there is a potential to win medals at the Paralympic...

 

 

 

Ehsani Shakib hopes to win gold medal at 2020 Paralympic Games

 

 Mehr News     2016-11-23 kl. 06:22     23 words

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Javid Ehsani Shakib hopes that his bronze medal in the 2016 Paralympic Games will be upgraded to gold medal in the next Paralympics.

Ehsani Shakib hopes to win gold medal at 2020
Paralympic Games.... Javid Ehsani Shakib hopes that his bronze medal in the 2016 Paralympic Games will be upgraded to gold medal in the next Paralympics.

 

 

 

Champion pair takes out top awards

 

 Adelaide Now     2016-11-23 kl. 06:06     502 words

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LIAM Bekric started the year with pneumonia and little expectations for what he might be able to achieve in the pool.

LIAM Bekric started the year with pneumonia and little expectations for what he might be able to achieve in the pool.But the Norwood Swimming Club member will end 2016 as a
Paralympian and the winner of the secondary category of Messenger Community

 

 

 

Giving back for boundless opportunities

 

 WRIC TV     2016-11-23 kl. 05:54     564 words

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — “I was at work and hit with a level a pain that knocked me to the floor,” Bill Sweeney was suffering a stroke on his spine. It would forever change the Richmonder’s life. February 22, 2012, Sweeney actually died and was revived.

Sportable offers 12 sports and serves 600 athletes; some who have even gone to the
Paralympics . “It made me know that if I can dream it, there’s a possibility,” says Sweeney.

 

 

 

Svetlana Kuzenetsova receives RUSSIAN TENNIS AWARD!

 

 Tennis World USA     2016-11-23 kl. 05:39     178 words

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Svetlana Kuznetsova from the Russian Olympic tennis squad has been declared the best female tennis player of the year at the 23rd annual national tennis award ceremony. The award, Russian Cup, is given for outstanding sports contributions to tennis.

Viktoria Lvova from the Russian
Paralympic team was also named the female player of the year.... In August, The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) decided to bar the whole Russian Paralympic team from taking part in the 2016 Summer Paralympics.

 

 

 

WADA Announces Release of 2nd Part of Report on Alleged Doping Abuse in Russia

 

 Sputnik     2016-11-23 kl. 04:32     145 words

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MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to press release, McLaren will hold a special press conference at St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London from 11:25 to 12:15 GMT. The text of the report will be published on WADA's website on the same day.

The International
Paralympic Committee (IPC) later banned all Russian Paralympic athletes from the 2016 Summer Paralympics and the 2018 Winter Games.

 

 

 

Junior disability sports day aims to give children a positive experience with sport

 

 stuff.co.nz     2016-11-23 kl. 04:09     366 words

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Lilly Lomas, 9, enjoys playing badminton at the Halberg Waikato Junior Disability Sports Day at Southwell School. The day gets children with disabilities involved in a range or sports from badminton to athletics.

The day gets children with disabilities involved in a range or sports from badminton to athletics.Lilly Lomas has big dreams to one day represent New Zealand at the
Paralympics.  The nine-year-old was born with arthrogryposis, a condition where

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Wheelchair rugby star honoured at sports awards

 

 Herald Sun     2016-11-23 kl. 04:03     315 words

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Erdem, who was part of the Australian Paralympic team in Rio which won a gold medal in double overtime against the US, received the award at a gala ceremony last night at Etihad Stadium.

Erdem, who was part of the Australian
Paralympic team in Rio which won a gold medal in double overtime against the US, received the award at a gala ceremony last night at Etihad Stadium.Also honoured on the night was Greenvale tennis prodigy Keona

 

 

 

20 Questions on Health & Fitness: Dame Mary Peters

 

 The Irish News     2016-11-23 kl. 03:52     916 words

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1) Up and at it – what is your morning routine? I wake at 8am and switch on breakfast television and then have breakfast in bed before I dress and go for a three-mile walk on a hilly course.

I also admire British rower Katherine Grainger – and all Olympic rowers, who go out early each morning on the river to train – and of course, our own
Paralympic champion, Bethany Firth from Seaforde who came home from Rio with three gold medals

 

 

 

Japan Olympics 2020: Tokyo Plans To Make Epic History With Man-Made Shooting Stars Opening Celebration

 

 Travelers Today     2016-11-23 kl. 03:50     506 words

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TOKYO, JAPAN - MARCH 13: (L-R) President, The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Mr Yoshiro Mori, President and CEO of

TOKYO, JAPAN - MARCH 13: (L-R) President, The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and
Paralympic Games, Mr Yoshiro Mori, President and CEO of. ...Toyota Motor Corporation, Akio Toyoda, President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach...

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Sports win for Brunswick’s Isis Holt

 

 Herald Sun     2016-11-23 kl. 03:34     184 words

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The 15-year-old track champ took out the Moreland Leader junior Sports Star award last night as well as the overall Junior Sports Star of the Year award for the northern division. “I can’t believe it, it’s pretty amazing,” Isis said.

don’t expect things like that, so it’s a nice surprise.” Isis is just getting back into training after a short spell following her
Paralympic debut where she picked up two silver medals in the T35 100m and 200m and bronze in the 4 x 100m relay.

 

 

 

NSW Government launches $100m injury prevention initiative

 

 Corporate Risk & Insurance     2016-11-23 kl. 03:33     278 words

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The NSW Government has launched a new initiative to tackle the problem of serious workplace and road injuries in the form of the icare Foundation.

projects include: Expanding the Australian
Paralympic Committee Speakers Program, providing more businesses with workplace safety and injury prevention training from Paralympians; Partnering with Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA) to bring SCIA’s...

 

 

 

Sony Marks 70th Anniversary with Exhibition of Products in Tokyo

 

 Latin American Herald Tribune     2016-11-23 kl. 03:29     333 words

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TOKYO – From the first rice cooker to the latest smartphone model and the hugely popular walkman and the cassette recorder, Sony is celebrating its 70th anniversary by exhibiting some of its most celebrated and cherished products.

A park will take the place of the Sony Building until the end of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and
Paralympic Games, after which the company will build a new office tower on the land.

 

 

 

Wheeler boys basketball to honor Paralympian gold medalist Arambula

 

 NWI Times     2016-11-23 kl. 03:20     587 words

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In a life in athletics, it’s natural to develop respect for athletes. For Wheeler boys basketball coach Tom Johnson, that affinity applies in particular to those who have donned the red, white and blue to represent the United States.

Wheeler boys basketball to honor
Paralympian gold medalist Arambula.... Paralympic basketball gold medalist Jared Arambula, before their varsity game against South Central.

 

 

 

People with Down's syndrome are being let down by the Paralympics

 

 The Scotsman     2016-11-23 kl. 03:17     17 words

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People with Down's syndrome are being let down by the
Paralympics.

 

 

 

Nintendo promises immersive situations and smartphone interactivity for Universal parks

 

 World Leisure News & Jobs     2016-11-23 kl. 02:37     261 words

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BY Tom Anstey Mario Kart is one of the rumoured attractions for the Universal addition As Universal prepares for launch of its first Nintendo theme

The mainly Mario-themed expansion will take four years to develop, with the opening timed to coincide with the 2020 Olympics and
Paralympic Games, which are to be hosted in Tokyo.

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The Olympic Spirit is still alive: Poland's Olympian and Paralympian auction off their Rio-2016 medals to fund children's cancer treatment

 

 Big News Network     2016-11-23 kl. 02:36     31 words

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The things you learn from sports - setting goals, being part of a team, confidence - thats invaluable. Its not about trophies and ribbons.

Poland's Olympian and
Paralympian auction off their Rio-2016 medals to fund children's cancer treatment.

 

 

 

Equestrian Agrees On Format Changes

 

 Sports Business Daily     2016-11-23 kl. 02:02     88 words

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/Olympics Published November 23, 2016 World equestrian chiefs "have voted in favour of proposed format changes for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo," according to the IRISH TIMES.

Equestrian Agrees On Format Changes. /Olympics Published November 23, 2016 World equestrian chiefs "have voted in favour of proposed format changes for the 2020 Olympic and
Paralympic Games in Tokyo," according to the IRISH TIMES.Under the new

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Ben and Liam Set to Bring Triple J Into 2017

 

 Glam Adelaide     2016-11-23 kl. 01:56     226 words

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Just last week our own South Aussie lads, Ben and Liam broke the sad news that they’ll be leaving  Fresh 92.7 , which left us wondering, who’s going to wake up with us every morning?

Joining Ben and Liam on the breakfast team is journo Brooke Boney ,  Gen Fricker  and gold and silver Australian
Paralympian  Dylan Alcott .

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Stosur, Gavrilova back Alcott for Newk

 

 Special Broadcasting Service     2016-11-23 kl. 01:47     143 words

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World no.1 wheelchair tennis player Dylan Alcott has two high-profile supporters for his Newcombe Medal candidacy.

World no.21 Sam Stosur and world no.25 Daria Gavrilova have predicted that wheelchair tennis ace and dual
Paralympic gold medalist Dylan Alcott will become the first disabled athlete to claim the medal at the Melbourne ceremony on Monday night.

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First Test Event for Pyeongchang Olympics to Begin

 

 Korea Broadcasting System     2016-11-23 kl. 01:44     149 words

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The first test event of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics will be held in a scenic mountain resort in Gangwon Province this week.

kick off at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Center on Friday.  Following the event, 25 other test events will be held until April, including 17 events for the Olympics and five events for the
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

London 2012 Olympics inspired many local kids to get more involved in sport

 

 Medical Xpress     2016-11-23 kl. 01:27     785 words

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The London 2012 Olympic Games inspired many local children to get more involved in sport, reveal the results of a before and after study, published in the online journal BMJ Open.

Olympics: 2012 Games increase English sport participation Dec 06, 2012 This year's Olympics and
Paralympics in London has led to record numbers of people in England participating in sport, according to a survey conducted by Sports England after this...

 

 

 

Athletes shine at Sport Star awards

 

 Herald Sun Leader - West     2016-11-23 kl. 01:20     22 words

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A PARALYMPIAN and a champion speed skater have taken out Monash’s top awards at the 40th annual Leader Sports Star awards.

A
PARALYMPIAN and a champion speed skater have taken out Monash’s top awards at the 40th annual Leader Sports Star awards.

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After Rio High, Paralympic Champion Michelle Konkoly Is Ready To Dive Back In At Can-Am Open

 

 TaableNote News     2016-11-23 kl. 00:46     54 words

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Michelle Konkoly has been swimming lately, but she knows she’s not cutting through the water as fast as she did at the Paralympic Games this past summer in Rio. What's next for 2x Paralympic CHAMPION Michelle Konkoly?

After Rio High,
Paralympic Champion Michelle Konkoly Is Ready To Dive Back In At Can-Am Open.... Michelle Konkoly has been swimming lately, but she knows she’s not cutting through the water as fast as she did at the Paralympic Games this past summer in...

 

 

 

After Rio High, Paralympic Champion Michelle Konkoly Is Ready To Dive Back In At Can-Am Open

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-11-23 kl. 00:44     985 words

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By Doug Williams | Nov. 22, 2016, 5:13 p.m. (ET) Michelle Konkoly, pictured at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, will return to competition for the first time since Rio at the Can-Am Open.

After Rio High,
Paralympic Champion Michelle Konkoly Is Ready To Dive Back In At Can-Am Open.... 22, 2016, 5:13 p.m. (ET) Michelle Konkoly, pictured at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, will return to competition for the first time since Rio at the Can-Am...

 

 

 

Gunter HS honors student, All-American para-athlete

 

 Sherman Denison Herald Democrat     2016-11-23 kl. 00:40     599 words

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By GUNTER — Gunter High School senior Tyler Buysse is like many 18-year-olds. He’s athletic, he plays in the school band and he’s getting ready to go off to college. But Buysse is also unlike many of his peers.

Scott, who has successfully competed as a bodybuilder and
paralympic ballroom dancer, said he was excited to help Tyler achieve his dream of being a paralympic basketball player “I’m here to help guide him and show him how take his talents and

 

 

 

Sports announced for 2018 BC Summer Games

 

 Parksville Qualicum News     2016-11-22 kl. 23:27     574 words

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A total of 18 sports will be part of the Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games, the BC Games Society has announced.

At the 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Summer Games, 35 BC Games alumni were part of the Canadian team, including medalists Hillary Caldwell (swimming), Georgia Simmerling (cycling) and Michelle Stilwell (para athletics).

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With Baby In Tow, Kikkan Randall Returns To World Cup Cross-Country Ski Racing

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-11-22 kl. 23:15     1156 words

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By Peggy Shinn | Nov. 22, 2016, 3 p.m. (ET) Cross-country skier Kikkan Randall poses for a picture during the USOC/NBC Olympics promotional shoot on April 26, 2013 in West Hollywood, Calif. PARK CITY, Utah -- Kikkan Randall is back.

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

 

 

 

After Record Season, USA Luge Launches 2016-17 With Hopes Of Doing Even Better

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-11-22 kl. 23:15     1135 words

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By Paul D. Bowker | Nov. 22, 2016, 4:16 p.m. (ET) (L-R) Tucker West, Summer Britcher, Matt Mortensen and Jayson Terdiman pose at the 2016 Norton National Championships on Oct. 29, 2016 in Lake Placid, N.Y. The U.S.

news, Olympic and
Paralympic team bios, videos and more.

 

 

 

Nick Skelton Wins FEI’s Best Athlete Award

 

 Horse-Canada     2016-11-22 kl. 23:15     1833 words

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Equestrian heroes were honoured tonight at the FEI Awards 2016, the “Oscars of the equestrian world”, presented by Longines at the Prince Park Tower Hotel in Tokyo (JPN).

The 31-year-old competed for his home country of Brazil in Rio 2016, but in the Para-Equestrian Dressage events at the
Paralympic Games and not in the Olympic Dressage events, which was his original plan.... Nevertheless, barely out of hospital following life-saving amputations, he was back in the saddle with his sights set firmly on the Rio 2016 Paralympic...

 

 

 

Danny Chew Won't Let Paralysis Keep Him From Riding 1,000,000 Miles

 

 Outside     2016-11-22 kl. 23:13     2682 words

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Chew participting in last year’s Dirty Dozen Race. Chew has spent the better portion of his life working towards his goal of biking 1 million miles.    Photo: Michael Swensen Cyclist Danny Chew completed his first 200-mile day when he was 10 years old.

afflicted with T1 quadriplegia) that an entire division, Class H2, is reserved for them in international
Paralympic races.

 

 

 

NHK’s Katsuto Momii

 

 World Screen News     2016-11-22 kl. 23:02     1499 words

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As the president of Japan’s NHK, Katsuto Momii is tasked with making sure the public broadcaster delivers on its promise to its license-fee payers, keeping Japanese citizens informed of the latest developments in the country.

Paralympic Games. The three-year period from the 2015 fiscal year is the first step toward realizing this vision. accurate reporting…and rich and varied content is one of the important means we have set out in enriching and enhancing our broadcasts...

 

 

 

What to Expect from the 2016 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

 

 Teen Vogue     2016-11-22 kl. 22:34     253 words

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It's that time of year again — turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, awkward dinners with distant relatives , and of course, the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade.

Olympian Laurie Hernandez and
Paralympian Mikey Brannigan will also make appearances.

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POCOG Hosts 1st World Press Briefing -- Photodesk...

 

 Around The Rings     2016-11-22 kl. 22:28     257 words

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(ATR) More than 200 international media had the opportunity to attend the PyeongChang World Press Briefing hosted by the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (POCOG).

Photodesk...(ATR) More than 200 international media had the opportunity to attend the PyeongChang World Press Briefing hosted by the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the Olympic and
Paralympic Games (POCOG).Everyone's best friends in the

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The Olympic Spirit is still alive: Poland’s Olympian and Paralympian auction off their Rio-2016 medals to fund children's cancer treatment

 

 World Bank     2016-11-22 kl. 22:23     1213 words

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“The things you learn from sports – setting goals, being part of a team, confidence – that’s invaluable. It’s not about trophies and ribbons. It’s about being on time for practice, accepting challenges and being fearful of the elements.

Poland’s Olympian and
Paralympian auction off their Rio-2016 medals to fund children's cancer treatment. “The things you learn from sports – setting goals, being part of a team, confidence – that’s invaluable....and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.

 

 

 

Rhestr fer Personoliaeth Chwaraeon BBC Cymru 2016

 

 BBC     2016-11-22 kl. 21:56     2598 words

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22 Tachwedd 2016 Mae wyth o bobl ar y rhestr fer ar gyfer gwobr Personoliaeth Chwaraeon y Flwyddyn BBC Cymru 2016.

Enillydd 11 o fedalau aur
Paralympaidd Nathan Blake -... Enillodd Hollie Arnold fedal aur yng nghystadleuaeth F46 y waywffon yn y Gemau Paralympaidd yn Rio eleni.... Aled Sion Davies (athletau) Torrodd Aled Sion Davies y record byd Paralympaidd i ennill aur...

 

 

 

Young achievers win acclaim in awards

 

 North Yorkshire News     2016-11-22 kl. 21:53     27 words

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Personality of the Year, presented to Yorkshires Olympian and Paralympian medallists by Peter Banks of Rudding Park

Personality of the Year, presented to Yorkshires Olympian and
Paralympian medallists by Peter Banks of Rudding Park.

 

 

 

Richard McLaren's final report on Russian doping to be released in London

 

 North-West Evening Mail     2016-11-22 kl. 21:51     349 words

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Richard McLaren will publish his final report into Russian doping on December 9

The scandal led to widespread calls for Russia to be banned from Rio and the country's team were thrown out of the
Paralympics.... Russia's anti-doping agency, Moscow laboratory and athletics federation are all currently suspended following an earlier WADA-funded investigation, while Russia's Paralympic...

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Richard McLaren's final report on Russian doping to be released in London

 

 Leigh Observer     2016-11-22 kl. 21:45     293 words

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WADA asked the Canadian law professor in May to investigate claims of state-sponsored cheating made by the Moscow anti-doping laboratory's former director Grigory Rodchenkov.

The scandal led to widespread calls for Russia to be banned from Rio and the country's team were thrown out of the
Paralympics.... Russia's anti-doping agency, Moscow laboratory and athletics federation are all currently suspended following an earlier WADA-funded investigation, while Russia's Paralympic...

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Nantwich Festive switch-on a sparkling success

 

 Crewe Chronicle     2016-11-22 kl. 21:30     364 words

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18:26, 22 Nov 2016 Barry Ellams Local singer Thea Gilmore, Olympian Bryony Page, Paralympian Andrew Small and competition winner Lilyanna, aged eight, all line-up on stage ahead of the switch-on.

18:26, 22 Nov 2016 Barry Ellams Local singer Thea Gilmore, Olympian Bryony Page,
Paralympian Andrew Small and competition winner Lilyanna, aged eight, all line-up on stage ahead of the switch-on.Crowds at the Nantwich switch-on HUGE crowds packed

 

 

 

The Guide to Late Night Dining in Los Angeles

 

 TaableNote News     2016-11-22 kl. 21:19     104 words

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Check out our float for the 128th Tournament of Roses - Rose Parade! Top Olympians and Paralympians will ride the City of Los Angeles’ float celebrating its 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid and illustrating L.A.’s natural beauty and endless sunshine.

Rose Parade! Top Olympians and
Paralympians will ride the City of Los Angeles’ float celebrating its 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid and illustrating L.A.’s natural beauty and endless sunshine.Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum will stand tall at the front...

 

 

 

How a Polycarbonate Prosthetic Leg Helped Paralympian Denise Schindler Medal

 

 MetalMiner     2016-11-22 kl. 21:07     880 words

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After winning a silver medal at the London Paralympics in 2012, German cyclist Denise Schindler wanted more at the Rio games last Summer. More comfort.

How a Polycarbonate Prosthetic Leg Helped
Paralympian Denise Schindler Medal.... After winning a silver medal at the London Paralympics in 2012, German cyclist Denise Schindler wanted more at the Rio games last Summer.... Current and Historical Prices for the Metals You Buy Paralympian Denise Schindler and her silver and bronze medals from the Rio Summer Paralympics...

 

 

 

REVEALED: The full list of contenders for BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year 2016

 

 One News Page United Kingdom     2016-11-22 kl. 21:05     24 words

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(44 minutes ago) There are 8 contenders for the award, including six Olympic and Paralympic heroes. But no rugby players have made the cut...

(44 minutes ago) There are 8 contenders for the award, including six Olympic and
Paralympic heroes.

 

 

 

Budapest 2024 claim positive feedback following presentation at ANOC

 

 Inside The Games     2016-11-22 kl. 20:52     470 words

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Michael Pavitt Tuesday, 22 November 2016 Budapest 2024 have thanked National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and Olympic leaders for their "interest and feedback" following their presentation at last week's Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) General Assembly.

They also claimed Budapest would offer a "real alternative" to only large cities being able to host the Olympics and
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Hogan Lovells extends legal services support to British Paralympic

 

 Inside The Games     2016-11-22 kl. 20:52     307 words

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Nick Butler Tuesday, 22 November 2016 Law firm Hogan Lovells have extended a services partnership with the British Paralympic Association (BPA) until 2020.

Hogan Lovells extends legal services support to British
Paralympic. ...Association.Nick Butler Tuesday, 22 November 2016 Law firm Hogan Lovells have extended a services partnership with the British Paralympic Association (BPA) until 2020.The London

 

 

 

Disabled Sports USA to Host U.S. Paralympians, Wounded Warriors and Boston Marathon Survivors at The Hartford Ski Spectacular

 

 International Business Times     2016-11-22 kl. 20:34     963 words

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PRWeb Disabled Sports USA (DSUSA) will host the 29th annual The Hartford Ski Spectacular Nov. 28 - Dec. 4 at Beaver Run Resort and Breckenridge Ski Resort, Breckenridge, Colo.

Paralympians, Wounded Warriors and Boston Marathon Survivors at The Hartford Ski Spectacular.... Paralympic Team, come together to kick off the winter season with races and competitions that train and prepare athletes for national and international...

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HARTFORD FINANCIAL SERVICES : Disabled Sports USA to Host U.S. Paralympians, Wounded Warriors and Boston Marathon Survivors at The Hartford Ski Spectacular

 

 4 Traders     2016-11-22 kl. 20:32     968 words

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Disabled Sports USA (DSUSA) will host the 29th annual The Hartford Ski Spectacular Nov. 28 – Dec. 4 at Beaver Run Resort and Breckenridge Ski Resort, Breckenridge, Colo.

Paralympians, Wounded Warriors and Boston Marathon Survivors at The Hartford Ski Spectacular.... Paralympic Team, come together to kick off the winter season with races and competitions that train and prepare athletes for national and international...

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‘No short cuts to success in sports’

 

 The Hindu     2016-11-22 kl. 20:25     255 words

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“There are no short cuts to success in sports. It is your hard work and determination that makes you win,” Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik said here recently.

It is your hard work and determination that makes you win,”
Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik said here recently.She was speaking to presspersons when she visited the Gurudwara Guru Nanak Jhira here.

 

 

 

A Now-Retired Michael Phelps Recalls ‘Dream’ Career As Swimming Community Honors His Golden Legacy

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-11-22 kl. 20:16     1218 words

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By Nick McCarvel | Nov. 22, 2016, 12:54 p.m. (ET) Michael Phelps accepts his Golden Goggles award for the 2016 Male Race of the Year at the 2016 Golden Goggle Awards at the Marriott Marquis Hotel on Nov. 21, 2016 in New York City.

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

 

 

 

Tallest Paralympian ever bothered by attention

 

 NBC Olympics     2016-11-22 kl. 20:14     248 words

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More: Paralympics Amy Purdy, Paralympic snowboarder, hospitalized for week Ellen DeGeneres gifts wheelchair accessory to Tatyana McFadden Blind

Tallest
Paralympian ever bothered by attention.... More: Paralympics Amy Purdy, Paralympic snowboarder, hospitalized for week Ellen DeGeneres gifts wheelchair accessory to Tatyana McFadden Blind. ...Paralympic champion Brad Snyder throws ceremonial first...

 

 

 

U.S. Paralympic women’s sitting volleyball team celebrates gold

 

 Edmund Evening Sun     2016-11-22 kl. 20:08     852 words

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EDMOND — Starting their Paralympic journey in 2004, the United States women’s sitting volleyball team clawed their way to the top over the next 12 years and finally reached their goal of bringing home gold.

U.S.
Paralympic women’s sitting volleyball team celebrates gold.... EDMOND — Starting their Paralympic journey in 2004, the United States women’s sitting volleyball team clawed their way to the top over the next 12 years and finally reached their goal of...

 

 

 

Lawsuit against US alleges Ft. Carson Army Color Guard member drunkenly beat man after rodeo

 

 Denver Channel     2016-11-22 kl. 20:02     460 words

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) Members of the The U.S. Army 4th Infantry Division Mounted Color Guard from Fort Carson, Colo. present the colors during the opening ceremony of the second annual Warrior Games.

Army 4th Infantry Division Mounted Color Guard from Fort Carson, Colo. present the colors during the opening ceremony of the second annual Warrior Games.Warrior Games is a
Paralympic-style sport event among 200 seriously wounded, ill, and injured

 

 

 

Eight on 2016 BBC Wales Award shortlist

 

 BBC     2016-11-22 kl. 20:02     1630 words

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Eight contenders have made the 2016 BBC Cymru Wales Sports Personality of the Year award shortlist.

Hollie Arnold capped her rise to sporting prominence by winning F46 javelin gold at the 2016 Rio
Paralympics.... Aled Sion Davies (athletics) Aled Sion Davies broke the Paralympic record to win F42 shot put gold in Rio, having won bronze in the same...

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Where there is a will, there is a way

 

 Economic Times     2016-11-22 kl. 20:01     754 words

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By Shamya Dasgupta Shekar Veeraswamy and K Gopinath - made a few waves at the recent Malaysia Open and Bangkok Cup wheelchair tennis tournaments.

India has only barely woken up to the fact that people with disabilities play sports, quite seriously at that, and sometimes do much better at the
Paralympics than their able-bodied counterparts do at the Olympics.... I'm-so-inspired messages when a Devendra Jhajharia breaks the javelin throw record at the Rio 2016 Paralympics...

 

 

 

formnext powered by tct success story continues

 

 TCT     2016-11-22 kl. 19:47     389 words

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The numbers are in for the second edition of formnext powered by tct , and by all accounts, the Frankfurt event has confirmed its position as a key catalyst for the combination of additive manufacturing and conventional technologies.

The adjacent formnext powered by tct Conference , organised by the TCT Conference team was hailed an equal success with an eclectic mix of speakers from blue chip additive manufacturing users to German
Paralympic champion, Denise Schindler.

 

 

 

Nick Skelton and Mark Beever Best Athlete and Best Groom at FEI Awards 2016

 

 world of showjumping     2016-11-22 kl. 19:32     80 words

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2016 Olympic Champion Nick Skelton and his long-time groom Mark Beever were crowned Best Athlete and Best Groom at the FEI Awards 2016.

Werth (GER), eventing rider Astier Nicolas (FRA) and
Paralympic dressage rider Sophie Christiansen (GBR) as the three other nominees. Four grooms were nominated for the award that went to Beever, who has worked for Skelton for over 30 years. .

 

 

 

Disability discrimination: Is stigma to blame for employment drop?

 

 Stv.tv     2016-11-22 kl. 19:31     1247 words

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Charity coalition aims to support nearly one million disabled people in Scotland of working age. Having a disability can be a barrier for many people who want to get a job or continue in education.

The report says many perceptions have been challenged due to the rise of high profile events such as the
Paralympics but more still needs to be done on a day-to-day level.

 

 

 

Dad ‘feels like lottery winner’ after search for Tommee Tippee cup for autistic son proves a success

 

 DisabledGo     2016-11-22 kl. 19:18     741 words

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- 22 Nov 2016 Dad ‘feels like lottery winner’ after search for Tommee Tippee cup for autistic son proves a success A father says he feels like

Earlier this year, when OrganiCity posted an Open Call for citizen-led experiments, their group of 21/11/2016
Paralympians join top label in a bid to break fashion barrier At a memorable London fashion show in 1998, Alexander McQueen sent

 

 

 

Sports Scene: Nov. 15-21

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-11-22 kl. 18:47     529 words

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By United States Olympic Committee | Nov. 22, 2016, 11:40 a.m. (ET) Maia and Alex Shibutani compete in the free dance at the Cup of China on Nov. 19, 2016 in Beijing.

Olympic and
Paralympic family, and track Team USA athletes as they compete around the globe with a preview of upcoming events.

 

 

 

New support to help make sports boardrooms more diverse

 

 Asian Today     2016-11-22 kl. 18:42     392 words

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A head of the third Sporting Equals LeaderBoard Conference at EY’s headquarters in London, Sport England and UK Sport have pledged support to help more black, asian and minority ethnic (BAME) professionals and athletes get appointed to sports boards.

Wedderburn and the Event will feature Olympic and
Paralympic legends Christine Ohuruogu MBE and Baroness Tanni Grey Thompson.

 

 

 

Former Marine from North Texas admits lying about combat injury in Iraq to get free house, VA benefits

 

 Dallas Morning News     2016-11-22 kl. 18:27     3855 words

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They were two Marines from Texas in western Iraq, taking part in some of the worst fighting in the early stages of the insurgency. Both left the battlefield early — and ended up with Purple Hearts. But one didn’t earn it.

  (Lezleigh Kleibrink) Casey Owens and Harold (Lezleigh Kleibrink) Casey Owens and Harold The former high school football player competed for a time as a
Paralympics skier in Colorado.... Owens competed for a time as a Paralympics skier in Colorado. ...

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Is Andy Murray too young to be knighted?

 

 BBC     2016-11-22 kl. 18:26     399 words

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Who decides on knighthoods? Anyone can nominate someone for an honour. The nomination is then decided by an honours committee, which in Andy Murray's case would be the sport committee.

The nomination is then decided by an honours committee, which in Andy Murray's case would be the sport committee.Chaired by Lord Coe, president of the International Association of Athletics Federations, the committee also includes former
Paralympic

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Sports Scene: Nov. 15-21

 

 TaableNote News     2016-11-22 kl. 18:23     67 words

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Sign up to receive Team USA Sports Scene, a weekly digital newsletter that highlights standout performances of U.S. athletes and teams from the previous week. Stay up-to-date with news from around the U.S.

Stay up-to-date with news from around the U.S.Olympic and
Paralympic family, and track Team USA athletes as they compete around the globe wi...

 

 

 

MGM Project – Natural Beauty, ...

 

 Foxley Docket     2016-11-22 kl. 18:18     605 words

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Grzegorz Majka For centuries, interior design has been a thriving industry in homes all over the world.

  The 2016
Paralympics began with a bang in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on the   It’s been said time and time again about West Midlands fragrance company Gruhme, but .

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Budweiser Kicks Off The Holiday Season In Spirit With A New Holiday Look

 

 KFVE     2016-11-22 kl. 18:10     319 words

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SOURCE Budweiser Budweiser Continues to Lead the Way in Design and Innovation, Adding a Limited Edition Holiday Bottle to its Roster NEW YORK

In 2016, Budweiser took cues from culture to inspire new packaging looks, leading to its boldest patriotic packaging move ever with the launch of the America can followed by the Torch bottle just in time for the Rio 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic

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Stage set for Sasumua Dam Half Marathon tomorrow

 

 East African Standard     2016-11-22 kl. 18:02     344 words

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SAFARICOM LEWA MARATHON Former paralympic marathon champion Henry Wanyoike (right) with his runner during this year's 17th Edition of Safaricom Marathon at the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. Photo/Elvis Ogina (Nairobi) 25th ,June ,2016.

SAFARICOM LEWA MARATHON Former
paralympic marathon champion Henry Wanyoike (right) with his runner during this year's 17th Edition of Safaricom Marathon at the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy.... Photo/Elvis Ogina (Nairobi) 25th ,June ,2016.International Paralympian...

 

 

 

Pupils enjoy special trip to London’s landmarks

 

 Brief Report.co.uk     2016-11-22 kl. 17:49     100 words

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Four pupils from the Alternative School rubbed shoulders with some of the country’s leading politicians and Olympic stars on an educational trip to the capital.

and the Palace of Westminster during the visit to London as well as joining in the celebratory Heroes’ Return parade with Team GB’s Olympic and
Paralympic athletes.

 

 

 

Mutko promises anti-doping inspectors special access to Russian military cities after WADA criticism

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-11-22 kl. 17:48     615 words

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Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko has promised anti-doping inspectors full access to military cities which are normally closed to members of the public.

This comes as Russia remains under investigation for allegedly operating a state-sponsored doping system at events including the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

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FEI President Focus on Integrity of the Sport at General Assembly

 

 Horse-Canada     2016-11-22 kl. 17:42     628 words

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FEI President Ingmar De Vos opened the FEI General Assembly in the Japanese capital Tokyo today, delivering the keynote address to almost 300 delegates and focusing on the unique qualities of equestrian sport.

Paralympic format change proposals , formats for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 and other sport specific matters.... The afternoon featured a series of presentations, including an update on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games from Aki...

 

 

 

NPC Slovenia, Lidl partnership recognised

 

 International Paralympic Committee     2016-11-22 kl. 17:41     257 words

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Their campaign ‘Together in battle: Paralympic athletes and Lidl Slovenia!’ successfully raised awareness of its Para athletes.

Paralympic athletes and Lidl Slovenia!’ successfully raised awareness of its Para athletes.The partnership between the Slovenian National Paralympic Committee (NPC) and Lidl Slovenia that produced a successful campaign in raising awareness of Para

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Princess Astrid of Belgium to visit new Katoen Natie terminal...

 

 Houston Chronicle     2016-11-22 kl. 17:37     475 words

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Photo: BENOIT DOPPAGNE, AFP/ Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 Princess Astrid of Belgium (L) speaks with Belgian

competed this year, including athletes who took part in the Rio olympic games and
paralympic games, on October 26, 2016, at the Royal Palace in Brussels. / AFP PHOTO / BELGA / BENOIT DOPPAGNE / Belgium OUTBENOIT DOPPAGNE/AFP/ less Princess Astrid of

 

 

 

Budweiser Kicks Off The Holiday Season In Spirit With A New Holiday Look

 

 TickerTech.com     2016-11-22 kl. 17:32     464 words

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NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the 140th holiday season of America's No.1 full-flavored lager, Budweiser is launching newly designed limited-edition holiday packaging, spreading holiday cheer nationwide.

In 2016, Budweiser took cues from culture to inspire new packaging looks, leading to its boldest patriotic packaging move ever with the launch of the America can followed by the Torch bottle just in time for the Rio 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic

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Dutch target top 10 place in Tokyo Olympics medals table

 

 DutchNews     2016-11-22 kl. 17:11     162 words

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Sports minister Edith Schippers is to invest a further €12.5m a year into top level sport in the Netherlands in an effort to boost the performance of Dutch athletes ahead of the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

Some 450 Olympic and
Paralympic athletes will also be eligible for more financial support, allowing them to focus on their support rather than on education.

 

 

 

Merseyside Sporting Champions Dinner Review

 

 Merseyside Sports Partnership     2016-11-22 kl. 17:05     191 words

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    Friday 18th November The Merseyside Sporting Champions Dinner celebrates the county’s sporting talent, as well as the people who make sport and physical activity happen here on Merseyside.

  Rio  
Paralympian, Jack Hunter-Spivey Compere:

 

 

 

Derry~Strabane to host European Day of Persons ...

 

 Derrystrabane.com     2016-11-22 kl. 17:04     323 words

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Derry City and Strabane District Council is holding its first annual conference to celebrate people with disabilities at the Guildhall on Tuesday 29th November from 10.00am until 2.00pm.

She added, ‘It is very important that we support this day and raise awareness of the issues affecting people with disabilities. ‘I’m very pleased our local hero
Paralympic Gold Medallist Jason Smyth will be joining us to inspire and encourage

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Gold medallist unveils plaque at former school

 

 itv.com     2016-11-22 kl. 17:01     90 words

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Matt Wylie took a trip down memory lane as he paid a visit to his former school Biddick Academy today. The 20 year old was greeted by current students as he unveiled a plaque in his honour.

The 20 year old was greeted by current students as he unveiled a plaque in his honour.The
Paralympian gold medallist led today's school assembly revealing memories surrounding the event and inspiring future athletes.... Sunderland born Wylie finished first in the 50m freestyle in Rio 2016 in his debut Paralympic...

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Egypt press review Sep. 14: Seized properties of banned Muslim Brotherhood...

 

 Libya Today     2016-11-22 kl. 16:40     146 words

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Breaking News Youm7 Seized properties of banned Muslim Brotherhood group members worth 40b EGP Supreme committee for legislative reform to

Bank Loan early 2017 Parliament to discuss draft bill penalizes informal water supplies Domestic tourism booms in Sharm al Sheikh during Eid al Adha holiday Egypt ’s weightlifter Metwaly Mathana withdraws from Rio
Paralympics due to injury.

 

 

 

New York City Marathon 2016: Mary Keitany Wins Third Straight Women's Title

 

 Solonews.net     2016-11-22 kl. 16:37     300 words

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Keitany became the first woman in three decades to win three consecutive NY marathons with a runaway performance.

Keitany became the first woman in three decades to win three consecutive NY marathons with a runaway performance.
Paralympians Marcel Eric Hug, from Switzerland, and Tatyana McFadden, from Russian Federation came in first place in the marathon's

 

 

 

Ben Rector, Maddie & Tae, cast of NBC's 'Hairspray Live!' to perform during Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

 

 NewsOK.com     2016-11-22 kl. 16:35     455 words

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Tulsa native Ben Rector will perform Thursday as part of NBC's coverage of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Paralympic Gold Medalists Mikey Brannigan and Gianfranco Iannotta, Grace VanderWaal, and Jacob Whitesides, among others.