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Anders Lindblad: Ett år av svenskt idrottsjubel -men vem får Bragdguldet?

 

 Svenska Dagbladet     2016-11-26 kl. 13:36     1128 words

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S ju extra heta kandidater finns till SvD:s bragdguld nu när idrottsåret 2016 är på väg mot sitt slut.

Karl Forsman,
parasport, simning.... Tog Sveriges enda guld i Paralympics, när han vann finalen över 100 meter bröstsim.... Maja Reichard, parasport, simning.... Tog två silver och två brons i Paralympics; i ryggsim, bröstsim, frisim samt medley.

 

 

 

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Irrfan Khan urges people to donate organs

 

 ProKerala.com     2016-11-27 kl. 08:51     217 words

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Irrfan Khan New Delhi, Nov 27 Actor Irrfan Khan flagged off the NDTV-Fortis 'More To Give' Walkathon to raise awareness about organ donation on the occasion of Indian Organ Donation Day on Sunday.

Please donate your organs, make someone else live their life," Irrfan, who was accompanied by
Paralympic silver medallist Deepa Malik to the event, said in a statement.

 

 

 

Olympics: 4 parties discuss venues, costs for 2020 Games

 

 Mainichi Daily News     2016-11-27 kl. 06:59     364 words

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TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The four-party talks for reviewing costs and venues for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics took place Sunday in an attempt to lay the groundwork for a meeting of top-level representatives Tuesday.

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The four-party talks for reviewing costs and venues for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and
Paralympics took place Sunday in an attempt to lay the groundwork for a meeting of top-level representatives Tuesday.Representatives of the...

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Japan Today (web)

 

 

 

McCracken honoured by Sporting Wheelies

 

 NewsMail     2016-11-27 kl. 05:57     319 words

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ATHLETICS: Bundaberg's Rheed McCracken has finished the year in style with an award at the Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association dinner on Friday.

ATHLETICS: Bundaberg's Rheed McCracken has finished the year in style with an award at the Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association dinner on Friday.Recognised for his two medals in the 100m and 800m in the T34 class as the Rio
Paralympics,...

 

 

 

Sport24.co.za | It’s Wayde vs Caster in awards sprint

 

 Sport24.co.za     2016-11-27 kl. 05:04     428 words

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Johannesburg - The sports star of the year award will be a tight race between Olympic gold medallists Wayde van Niekerk and Caster Semenya, who will go neck and neck to the finish line. Whoever wins will do so in nail-biting fashion.

The 14-year-old was the toast of the nation when he won his first
Paralympic silver medal in Rio this year.... Six Paralympic athletes are also in contention for sportsman of the year with a disability and sportswoman of the year with a disability...

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Sport24.co.za (web)

 

 

 

Red, White & Trending: Nov. 18-24

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-11-27 kl. 04:39     680 words

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By Jamie MacDonald | Nov. 25, 2016, 11:34 a.m. (ET) What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing? They're training. They're practicing.

(ET) What are Team USA athletes — Olympians,
Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing?... Meanwhile, in Houston … Thanksgiving Greetings, Treats And Turkey Trots Among the myriad feelings at the ready for Olympic and Paralympic...

 

 

 

Italy’s gymnastics future belongs to a 12 year old phenomena | Heroes of the Future

 

 Global Herald     2016-11-27 kl. 04:34     46 words

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Sport 0 Views [embedded content] Subscribe to the official Olympic channel here: http://bit.ly/1dn6AV5 Visit the Olympic Channel, where the Games never end: http://www.olympicchannel.

Sport 0 Views Subscribe to the official Olympic channel here: http://bit.ly/1dn6AV5 Visit the Olympic Channel, where the Games never end: http://www.olympicchannel.com Check Also From becoming blind at age 12 to becoming
Paralympic Champion,

 

 

 

Lexi Shifflet says gold ‘hasn’t sunk in yet’

 

 International Paralympic Committee     2016-11-27 kl. 04:26     596 words

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The US sitting volleyball setter reflects on winning gold in her Paralympic debut. The US women’s sitting volleyball team was one point away from winning their first ever Paralympic gold medal, and setter Lexi Shifflet vividly recalled that moment.

The US sitting volleyball setter reflects on winning gold in her
Paralympic debut.... The US women’s sitting volleyball team was one point away from winning their first ever Paralympic gold medal, and setter Lexi Shifflet vividly recalled that moment.“I...

 

 

 

Lady Raiders’ Strong 4th Quarter Caps Comeback Win

 

 Now Habersham     2016-11-27 kl. 04:16     296 words

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The Lady Raiders needed a second half surge, and defense answered the call, holding the visiting Lady Tigers to 16 second half points in a 55-42 win.

TFS middle school cross country excels at North Ga Championships Clarkesville's McKenzie Coan Swipes Gold in Rio
Paralympics McKenzie Coan Polishes off Rio Performance with 3 Gold, 1 Silver Medal Lady Lions Fire on All Cylinders in 10-0 Rout of

 

 

 

Funding Warning

 

 Fiji Sun     2016-11-27 kl. 03:14     500 words

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The Fijiana XV at Mt Korobaba in Lami yesterday. The team is preparing for the Women’s Rugby World Cup qualifier in Hong Kong next month. Photo: Ro Alivereti Doviverata Government funding towards sports in the country will soon be based on performance.

That, Tuitubou says, involves proper preparation for major championships like the Commonwealth, Olympic and
Paralympic games. “In other countries sporting bodies work closely with government authorities to put resources into a four-year plan,”

 

 

 

Michellie Jones: How to Make the Off Season Count

 

 TaableNote News     2016-11-27 kl. 02:53     32 words

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Advice from the most decorated triathlete in the history of the sport.. The IRONMAN legend, certified coach, and recent Paralympic Games gold-medal guide gives insight into our favorite time of year.

The IRONMAN legend, certified coach, and recent
Paralympic Games gold-medal guide gives insight into our favorite time of year.

 

 

 

In this game, the blind play by ear

 

 Times of India     2016-11-27 kl. 02:48     451 words

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It's a big moment for 15-year-old Immanuel. A victim of total blindness, the teenager's first demonstration of his three-day long tennis training is against none other than actor Khushbu. And he responds with gusto.

And there's perhaps never been a more promising time to scout out talent than this year, when India sent its first blind athlete Ankur Dhama to the Rio
Paralympics.

 

 

 

China eyes Fijian rugby coaches

 

 Fiji Times     2016-11-27 kl. 01:43     448 words

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THERE'S a demand for Fijian rugby coaches to work in China. This was revealed during the National Sporting Organisation Conference at the Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva yesterday.

"In the near future, we will sign an MoU with Japan which is particularly important as we move to the next Olympics and
Paralympic Games as well as another with Russia," he said.Pravin Narain.

 

 

 

Ngāpuhi swimmer Cameron Leslie wins Māori Sportsperson with a disability award

 

 Maori Television     2016-11-27 kl. 01:06     130 words

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Ngāpuhi swimmer Cameron Leslie has been announced winner of the 2016 Te Toihuarewa Māori Sportsperson With a Disability award for 2016.

in their respective disciplines this year.  Leslie, a former winner of this category, won gold in the 150m individual medley SM4 final at the Rio
Paralympics with a world record time of 2:23.12.... Māori Paralympics who competed alongside Leslie in Rio...

 

 

 

David Nicholas wins 2016 Sporting Wheelie of the Year

 

 Whitsunday Coast Guardian     2016-11-27 kl. 00:47     377 words

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IN ONE of the most successful years ever for a Proserpine athlete, Paralympian David Nicholas has won yet another award after taking out the top

IN ONE of the most successful years ever for a Proserpine athlete,
Paralympian David Nicholas has won yet another award after taking out the top. ...honour at the Queensland para-sport awards hosted by the Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association

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Whitsunday Times (web)

 

 

 

Craig Hill: White Pass expands to meet skier demand, and it’s not what you might think

 

 The Olympian     2016-11-26 kl. 23:41     831 words

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Answers to important questions nobody has asked me yet. Q: Which sports keep getting more popular at White Pass? A: White Pass Ski Area is adding a new yurt to accommodate growth, but it’s not in the alpine skiing portion of the resort.

The class of 2016 includes
Paralympic silver medalist Shannon Bloedel, Olympic skier Judy Nagel Johnson, and ski instructors Nobi Kano and Lenore Lyle.... Bloedel, who lost the use of her legs in an accident as a child, won 11 medals in international skiing competition, including her Paralympic...

 

 

 

Mexico City and Budapest awarded UIPM World Championships

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-11-26 kl. 23:35     324 words

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The International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) has awarded its 2018 World Championships to Mexico City while Olympic contender Budapest will host the 2019 edition.

Hungarian capital Budapest last played host in 2008 and will take the news as a boost as the city battles Los Angeles and Paris for the rights to host the 2024 Summer Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

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Inside The Games (web)

 

 

 

Jason and Laura Kenny Join the Biggest Names in Cycling for Charity Dinner

 

 HighBeam Research     2016-11-26 kl. 23:18     229 words

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HORSHAM, UK -- The following information was released by Action Medical Research: The biggest names in British cycling have helped to raise an

Also showing their support for Action Medical Research were Jody Cundy MBE, fresh from his double gold victory in the Rio
Paralympics, 2012 Olympic champion Dani King MBE and Team GB road cyclist Geraint Thomas MBE.

 

 

 

Oly broadcaster challenges claim in Rio

 

 West Australian     2016-11-26 kl. 23:11     265 words

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, 5:56 am The official Olympic broadcaster is contesting a Brazilian police investigation that says it was negligent when an overhead camera crashed to the ground three months ago and injured eight during the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

A Brazilian court impounded OBS equipment for a month after the
Paralympic Games ended on September 18, which it said was to ensure any "compensation for possible damages to workers hired by OBS."... The Olympic broadcaster denied any illegality or irregularity during the Olympics or Paralympics...

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Oly broadcaster challenges claim in Rio

 

 Northern Territory Government     2016-11-26 kl. 23:00     298 words

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The official Olympic broadcaster has challenged a police investigation that says it was negligent when an overhead camera crashed to the ground in Rio.

A Brazilian court impounded OBS equipment for a month after the
Paralympic Games ended on September 18, which it said was to ensure any "compensation for possible damages to workers hired by OBS."... The Olympic broadcaster denied any illegality or irregularity during the Olympics or Paralympics...

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Special Broadcasting Service (web)

 

 

 

Burling and Tuke, sailors of the year

 

 Sun Live     2016-11-26 kl. 22:50     1236 words

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For the fourth year in a row Tauranga sailor Peter Burling and Kerikeri sailor Blair Tuke received Yachting's top award.

Championships 2016 Phillip Robertson, William Tiller & Stewart Dodson – 1st World Match Racing Tour 2016 Rick Dodson, Chris Sharp & Andrew May – Sonar class, 4th
Paralympics 2016 David McDiarmid, Matthew Steven, Bradley Collins – 18ft

 

 

 

Mikaela Shiffrin Finishes Fifth But Is Still A “Superstar” In Killington World Cup Giant Slalom

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-11-26 kl. 22:41     1023 words

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By Peggy Shinn | Nov. 26, 2016, 3:57 p.m. (ET) Mikaela Shiffrin competes during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup women's giant slalom on Nov. 26, 2016 in Killington, Vt. KILLINGTON, Vt. — Mikaela Shiffrin came East to win.

finished. I’m happy to have scored some points, and second run, I can definitely build off of that.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and
Paralympic team bios, videos and more.

 

 

 

Ellie Downie again shortlisted for BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year

 

 Nottingham Post     2016-11-26 kl. 22:19     188 words

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MattDavies Posted: November 26, 2016 Ellie Downie in Rio

Read more: Downie will be be up against fellow Team GB gymnast Amy Tinkler,
Paralympic swimmer Ellie Robinson, footballer Georgia Stanway, Paralympic archer Jess Stretton, rugby player Keelan Giles, Paralympic rower Lauren Rowles, weight lifter...

 

 

 

Diversity 101: Let's talk about social issues

 

 Straits Times     2016-11-26 kl. 22:06     1178 words

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Nominated MP Chia Yong Yong made a heartfelt plea during a recent debate on the proposed constitutional amendments to the elected presidency.

Mr Ho said students have become more interested since global conversations about the dangers of Islamophobia, and locally, the debate over the elected presidency and also the difference in rewards for able-bodied and
disabled athletes.

 

 

 

Right to Dream named Foundation of the Year at Peace and Sports Awards

 

 Modern Ghana     2016-11-26 kl. 21:58     366 words

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Right to Dream has been named as the Foundation of the Year at the ninth annual Peace and Sports Awards. The ceremony was held on Thursday 24   November in Monaco.

The two other nominees in the Foundation of the Year catergory were the International
Paralympic Committee's Agitos Foundation and the Norwegian Refugee Council.

 

 

 

- 4 sent to hospital after SUV hits ambulance

 

 Now Habersham     2016-11-26 kl. 21:24     189 words

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Four people were injured Friday in a rollover wreck involving an SUV and White County Med Unit.

15th Local
Paralympian swimmer strikes again in Rio with third medal Saying goodbye to 'Big Sid' Fiery crash sends two inmates, deputy to hospital 3-vehicle accident injures 3 in Cornelia Congressman Collins elected Vice Chair of Republican

 

 

 

Olympic broadcaster challenges 'negligence' claim in Brazil

 

 Raleigh News & Observer     2016-11-26 kl. 21:23     456 words

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The official Olympic broadcaster is contesting a Brazilian police investigation that says it was negligent when an overhead camera crashed to the ground three months ago and injured eight during the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

A Brazilian court impounded OBS equipment for a month after the
Paralympic Games ended on Sept.... The Olympic broadcaster denied any illegality or irregularity during the Olympics or Paralympics.

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Team USA Places Two Athletes On The Podium At Big Air Snowboarding Olympic Test Event In Korea

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-11-26 kl. 21:11     471 words

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By Craig Bohnert | Nov. 26, 2016, 1:43 p.m. (ET) Ryan Stassel competes in the men's qualifications during the FIS Snowboard World Cup at Alpensia Ski Jumping Center on Nov. 25, 2016 in Alpensia, South Korea.

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

 

 

 

Exeter Hawks crowned UK champions

 

 The Exeter Daily     2016-11-26 kl. 20:24     386 words

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As part of a continued initiative to get young people engaged with sport, Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby, along with BT (a long-term supporter of

The event was hosted at the restored £10m Stoke Mandeville Stadium, which has a renowned reputation for hosting important Olympic and
Paralympic events.

 

 

 

At 17, Nathan Chen Becomes Youngest U.S. Man To Medal At Figure Skating Grand Prix

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-11-26 kl. 19:42     549 words

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By Craig Bohnert | Nov. 26, 2016, 1:11 p.m. (ET) Nathan Chen waves after competing in the men's free skate at the 2016 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championship on Jan. 24, 2016 at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn.

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

 

 

 

Glastonbury Frost Fayre; Pictures and video from annual festive...

 

 SomersetLive.co.uk     2016-11-26 kl. 19:11     171 words

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The annual festive extravaganza has been running all day and carries on into the night and is the perfect place to pick up some present ideas or just get into the festive spirit.

Read more: There was an official opening by the mayor of Glastonbury and
Paralympian Jo Frith.

 

 

 

Simone Biles on Sharing Christian Faith With Children She Meets

 

 Christian Post     2016-11-26 kl. 19:10     643 words

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Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles says she openly shares her Christian faith with the children she meets so they can learn how it has helped her get through all of life's challenges.

Olympic and
Paralympics teams at the White House in Washington, September 29, 2016.

 

 

 

Roundup: Britain's economy affected by historic events, say statistics experts

 

 China.org.cn     2016-11-26 kl. 19:03     532 words

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Historic events in Britain left their mark on the country's economy, a study by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed on Friday. ONS studied landmark events to gauge what impact they had on Britain's Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

"During 2012, when the London Olympics and
Paralympics took place, economic growth was 1.1 percent in July to September of 2012, the highest growth for nearly seven years."

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Russia to take on Portugal in Confederations Cup as draw made in Kazan

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-11-26 kl. 18:37     399 words

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Host nation Russia will take on UEFA European Championships winners Portugal in the group stage of next year’s Confederations Cup after the draw for the tournament was made in Kazan today.

Kazan and Sochi, host city of the 2014 Winter Olympic and
Paralympic Games, have been touted to stage semi-finals while Moscow will play host to the final.

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Inside The Games (web)

 

 

 

Paralympic champion Baroness Grey-Thompson honoured

 

 itv.com     2016-11-26 kl. 18:14     325 words

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One of the UK’s most successful athletes is to receive an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Sunderland.

Paralympic champion Baroness Grey-Thompson honoured.... One of the UK’s most successful athletes is to receive an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Sunderland.Eleven-time Paralympics Gold Medalist, Baroness Grey-Thompson, who is also the President...

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itv.com (web)

 

 

 

Saskatoon para-swimmer sets 3 Canadian records

 

 News Talk 980 CJME     2016-11-26 kl. 18:09     282 words

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A Saskatoon para-swimmer smashed three national records last weekend at a swim meet in the bridge city. "When I touched the wall and looked at my time I knew I did it," said 20-year-old Shelby Newkirk with the Saskatoon Lasers.

Now she's focusing on representing Canada at the 2020
Paralympics in Toyko.

 

 

 

Auckland celebrates Christmas with annual parade

 

 Newshub     2016-11-26 kl. 17:43     157 words

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Sleigh bells will be ringing on Sunday, as Auckland's CBD comes to a stand-still for the City's annual Christmas Parade. All of the inner city roads will be closed from 11am, and Auckland Transport is providing more buses and trains for the event.

New Zealand's
Paralympian team is leading the parade which also features three giant helium inflated Angry Birds all the way from Canada.

 

 

 

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Prince Harry

 

 Vogue.com     2016-11-26 kl. 17:31     559 words

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This week, while Americans were traveling across the country in droves for Thanksgiving , Prince Harry  was in the Caribbean for an official tour.

3. Prince Harry conceived and spearheaded the Invictus Games,  a
Paralympic-style multi-sport event for wounded, injured, or sick servicemen and women.

 

 

 

Big challenge in Little India

 

 Borneo Post Online     2016-11-26 kl. 17:30     947 words

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A FRIEND from Japan visited Kuala Lumpur recently. We arranged to meet and catch up over dinner. He was staying in a hotel in Brickfields, popularly known as Little India.

Even with that level of accessibility, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government is striving to improve on it further in preparation for the 2020 Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

26.11.2016 14:37 Sports Belarus loses two more 2008 Olympic medals after latest doping retests

 

 BelaPAN     2016-11-26 kl. 16:11     180 words

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14:37  Sports Belarus loses two more 2008 Olympic medals after latest doping retests 24.11.2016 18:46  Sports Belarus, Russia to submit joint bid for 2022 European men's handball championship 23.11.

Lukashenka warns athletes, coaches of "serious" Olympic postmortem 17.11.2016 13:57  Sports Lukashenka defends pro-Russian gesture at Rio
Paralympics opening ceremony 14.11.2016 16:23  Sports Lukashenka:

 

 

 

IPC and SportSG Partner to Boost Para Sport Coaching -- Sponsor Spotlight...

 

 Around The Rings     2016-11-26 kl. 16:08     724 words

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(ATR) The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) in partnership with Sport Singapore (SportSG) have created an educational training program to boost Para sport coaching in Singapore.

Sponsor Spotlight...(ATR) The International
Paralympic Committee (IPC) in partnership with Sport Singapore (SportSG) have created an educational training program to boost Para sport coaching in Singapore.(IPC) For the next two years SportSG and the

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Saturday Links: Stars Break another Jinx

 

 Yard Barker     2016-11-26 kl. 15:57     789 words

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Tough start for Dallas. The Stars are 0-7-3 this year when allowing the first goal.

Quick has been out of the line up with a lower body injury. ( FanRag Sports ) Which goalies have made the most improvements or regressed, this season? ( Sportsnet ) The International
Paralympic Committee today named U.S.

 

 

 

Rio 2016 starlets nominated for Young Sports Personality of the Year

 

 Team GB     2016-11-26 kl. 15:42     529 words

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As the curtains begin to fall on a memorable year, there is one last chance to celebrate Team GB’s great success at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Tinkler, Downie and Tiler are three of a ten-strong shortlist up for the award, including
Paralympians Ellie Robinson, Jess Stretton, Lauren Rowles, and Tom Hamer.

 

 

 

Triple Paralympic medallist Scott announces retirement from athletics

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-11-26 kl. 15:20     261 words

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Australia’s three-time Paralympic medallist Brad Scott has announced his retirement from athletics, following the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Triple
Paralympic medallist Scott announces retirement from athletics.... Australia’s three-time Paralympic medallist Brad Scott has announced his retirement from athletics, following the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.Scott represented his nation at three Paralympic...

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Para Sport Sweden extend agreements with two key partners

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-11-26 kl. 15:10     243 words

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Para Sport Sweden have announced an extension to their partnerships with the hotel chain Scandic and travel agency Grand Travel Group.

Para Sport Sweden have announced an extension to their partnerships with the hotel chain Scandic and travel agency Grand Travel Group.The organisation, which comprises of the Swedish
Paralympic...

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Tourism Pemberton gearing up for Games

 

 Whistler Question     2016-11-26 kl. 15:08     1025 words

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The push is on for Tourism Pemberton to develop the methods to spread the word about the Spud Valley amid the Olympic hoopla, bolstered by growing interest among local tourism partners.

She said she hasn't heard local tourism providers expressing fears about missing the boat on the Olympic and
Paralympic business, but they want to be ready to take advantage of all opportunities to be involved and make the Games a good experience

 

 

 

Simcoe County Sliders host sledge hockey fundraising game on Dec. 3

 

 Midland Mirror     2016-11-26 kl. 15:03     464 words

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The Simcoe County Sliders continue in their aim to raise the profile of sledge hockey across the region.

Canada has men’s and women’s sledge hockey teams in the
Paralympics, which is the dream for some of the Sliders. “It gives these kids something to strive for,” he said. “Being a national player is like being in the NHL.” Tickets for the

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Sam re-elected President of South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-11-26 kl. 15:01     620 words

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Gideon Sam has been re-elected to serve a third term as President of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) during the organisation’s elections at their headquarters in Johannesburg today.

Sam will be tasked with leading the SASCOC for the next four years and will be in charge in the build-up to and during the 2020 Olympic and
Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

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Two day Fairyhouse winter Festival

 

 Shannon Side     2016-11-26 kl. 14:54     134 words

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The two-day Fairyhouse ter Festival takes place next next weekend and is a big event in the racing calendar and the event will feature many of... Ireland complete their November program when they take on Australia at the Aviva Stadium this evening.

The FEI General Assembly last week voted overwhelmingly in favour of the proposed format changes for the Olympic and
Paralympic Games in Tokyo 2020....

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Tero Annanolli, An Artistic Depiction of Our Environment

 

 NOW! Jakarta     2016-11-26 kl. 13:26     513 words

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Finnish painter Tero Annanolli always knew he wanted to become an artist. As a 5-year-old in kindergarten, he discovered the fascinating world of watercolours and sculpting something out of clay.

Paralympics and consequently was a member of the Olympic Fine Arts Association in 2014.

 

 

 

£14,000 path will get pupils walking a mile a day

 

 Schools Week.co.uk     2016-11-26 kl. 12:40     311 words

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Pupils at a Nottinghamshire primary are being encouraged to walk a mile every day following the installation of a new, purpose-built path.

Pupils at a Nottinghamshire primary are being encouraged to walk a mile every day following the installation of a new, purpose-built path.The £14,000 path at Gotham primary was officially opened by
Paralympian and bronze medallist Alison Patrick in

 

 

 

Soccer star Josh is number one student with 100 per cent record

 

 Edgware Today     2016-11-26 kl. 12:26     334 words

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Saturday, 26 November 2016By Dave Speck in Local People

Joshua Coldicott-Stevens (Barnet and Southgate College Student of the Year), racing driver Nathalie McGloin, and Emyle Rudder (Team GB
Paralympian and Barnet and Southgate College Alumni Ambassador of the Year).... Joshua, from Stevenage, shared the stage with another footballer in the shape of Team GB paralympic...

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Finchley Today (web)

 

 

 

Why We Run: Singapore’s Blade Runner aims to inspire

 

 Today Online     2016-11-26 kl. 12:18     1178 words

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Taking part in 8th straight Stanchart Marathon, Shariff Abdullah will be pacer to able-bodied runners SINGAPORE — Born without a left foot, Shariff Abdullah had to endure all sorts of taunting and snide looks during his childhood.

As fate would have it, he came across the feats of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius and inspired by the double below-knee amputee, six-time
Paralympic sprint champion, he became Singapore’s very own Blade Runner.

 

 

 

Swiss Paralympic extends partnership agreement with Co-Op

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-11-26 kl. 12:10     299 words

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Swiss Paralympic has extended its sponsorship agreement with supermarket chain Co-Op, it has been announced.

Swiss
Paralympic extends partnership agreement with Co-Op.... Swiss Paralympic has extended its sponsorship agreement with supermarket chain Co-Op, it has been announced.The two organisations have been working together since 2002 and their deal will now...

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Inside The Games (web)

 

 

 

Jessica Jane's hope to continue career after “heartbreaking” funding cut

 

 Great Yarmouth Advertiser 24     2016-11-26 kl. 11:35     227 words

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25 November, 2016 - 18:18 Great Britain's Jessica Jane Applegate celebrates her silver medal following the Women's 200m Freestyle - S14 Final on the fourth day of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday September 11, 2016. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire. EDITORIAL USE

S14 Final on the fourth day of the 2016 Rio
Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

 

 

 

UJ squash star excels on all fronts

 

 Comaro Chronicle     2016-11-26 kl. 10:38     597 words

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Competing against an array of top UJ sports stars, Maree said he didn’t even consider being a contender for the award.

Competing against an array of top UJ sports stars, Maree said he didn’t even consider being a contender for the award. “I gave myself no chance because I was competing against Olympians and
Paralympians.

 

 

 

The new million-pound trampoline park in Chatham is everything...

 

 Dover Express     2016-11-26 kl. 10:07     502 words

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Comments (0) A million-pound trampoline park has officially been opened by Sports Minister Tracey Crouch and Kent Live was invited along to see what it's all about.

They were joined by
Paralympic gold medalist Charlotte Evans MBE.

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Kent Live News (web) - Kent Live News (web) - Kent and Sussex Courier (web) - Canterbury Times (web) - Isle of Thanet Gazette (web) - Canterbury Times (web) - Folkestone Herald (web) - Dover Express (web) - Sevenoaks Chronicle (web) - Folkestone Herald (web) - Sevenoaks Chronicle (web)

 

 

 

Recent local sports champions

 

 Hanford Sentinel     2016-11-26 kl. 08:57     374 words

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Did you know the current two-time NCAA wrestling champion went to ? Or that USC’s undefeated water polo team included a Hanford West graduate?

Lemoore’s Avery wins gold in Rio Former Lemoore High sprinter Jerome Avery helped lead David Brown at the 2016
Paralympics as the pair in the T11 100 meter race in Rio de Janeiro in Sept., 2016.

 

 

 

 




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