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Skövdes politiker kunde vara i toppklass

 

 Skaraborgs Allehanda     2016-11-29 kl. 06:07     1090 words

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Jag är glad och stolt över att ha förstått att politiker i Skövde tar alla föreningar och alla idrotter på samma allvar.

Skapat samarbeten med IFK Skövde fotboll, Västergötlands
Parasport, Skövde Dukes, Skövde Volleyboll och Lerdala IF skidor för att öka ytans användningsområde.... Skapat samarbeten med IFK Skövde fotboll, Västergötlands Parasport, Skövde Dukes, Skövde...

 

 

 

Cyclingplus.se möter Aron Andersson

 

 Svenska Cycling Plus     2016-11-28 kl. 20:37     1616 words

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Aron Anderson har varit med i fyra Paralympics, han har genomfört en svensk klassiker på mindre än 24 timmar och han har cyklat till Paris. Men dessa meriter är inte nog.

Aron Anderson har varit med i fyra
Paralympics, han har genomfört en svensk klassiker på mindre än 24 timmar och han har cyklat till Paris.... Foto: Malin Ingevald. Fyra Paralympics Två år efter den första operationen drabbades Aron återigen av cancer,...

 

 

 

Basketbollflickan som blev paralympier

 

 SVT Nyheter     2016-11-28 kl. 17:32     665 words

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Qian Hongyan, mer känd som Basketbollflickan, är miraklet som simmade i Rio. Hon tog ingen av Kinas 239 medaljer i Paralympics - men är ändå frontfigur för parasportens stormakt.

Basketbollflickan som blev
paralympier.... Hon tog ingen av Kinas 239 medaljer i Paralympics - men är ändå frontfigur för parasportens stormakt.En ledstjärna i ett land där funktionsnedsatta fortfarande diskrimineras.... SVT:s korrespondent Susan Ritzén är i Yunnan i södra Kina för att beskriva Kinas framgångssaga i Paralympics...

 

 

 

Isabelle Gulldén Jerringprisnominerad

 

 Svensk handboll     2016-11-28 kl. 14:08     391 words

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Radiosporten presenterade under förra veckan sina kandidater till Jerringpriset, däribland Isabelle Gulldén - du röstar fram vinnaren. Bilden: Isabelle Gulldén jublar med Champions League-bucklan efter vinsten med sitt CSM Bukarest.

Alla kandidater. Anna Holmlund, skicross Damlandslaget, fotboll Emma Johansson, cykel Frida Hansdotter, alpint Henrik Stensson, golf Isabelle Gulldén, handboll Jenny Rissveds, mountainbike Karl Forsman, simning
parasport Maja Reichard, simning parasport...

 

 

 

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'Disabled darts can only go forward'

 

 BBC     2016-11-29 kl. 08:19     1143 words

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In recent years, the world of darts has been taken out of the pub and into the public limelight like never before.

In recent years, the world of darts has been taken out of the pub and into the public limelight like never before.Similarly, disability sports have used the platform of the London 2012
Paralympics to develop wider audiences and greater

 

 

 

Rwanda: NPC to Continue Empowering Women Through Sports

 

 AllAfrica.com     2016-11-29 kl. 08:12     324 words

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The National Paralympics Committee (NPC) president Celestin Nzeyimana has said that the body will continue to empower women with disability through sports.

The National
Paralympics...

 

 

 

'It's an incredible feeling'0:43

 

 Northern Territory News     2016-11-29 kl. 07:26     22 words

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Tennis: Dylan Alcott has been recognised as the best tennis player in Australia, after the Paralympian took out the John Newcombe award.

Tennis: Dylan Alcott has been recognised as the best tennis player in Australia, after the
Paralympian took out the John Newcombe award.

 

 

 

PARALYMPICS HERO GETS MORE HONOURS!

 

 Dailysun.co.za     2016-11-29 kl. 07:20     191 words

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Ntando Mahlangu Getty  ~  IT SEEMS nothing can stop the rise of wonderboy Ntando Mahlangu! Mahlangu has been blessed with natural talent.

PARALYMPICS HERO GETS MORE HONOURS!Ntando Mahlangu Getty  ~  IT SEEMS nothing can stop the rise of wonderboy Ntando Mahlangu!... Mahlangu has been blessed with natural talent.The 14-year-old athlete, who made Mzansi sit up and take notice during the Rio Paralympics...

 

 

 

Dylan Alcott takes out Tennis Australia's top prize

 

 Yahoo! 7 Sport     2016-11-29 kl. 07:18     237 words

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Share Tweet Whatsapp Email Share Dylan Alcott takes out Tennis Australia's top prize Triple Paralympic gold medalist and back-to-back Australian Open winner Dylan Alcott has won the most prestigious award in Australian tennis.

Share Tweet Whatsapp Email Share Dylan Alcott takes out Tennis Australia's top prize Triple
Paralympic...

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NEC : Wheelchair Tennis Masters 2016 Begins

 

 4 Traders     2016-11-29 kl. 07:11     627 words

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- NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) is sponsoring the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters, the International Tennis Federation's (ITF) year-end singles

At the end of another memorable
Paralympic year we are, once again, delighted to return to the venue that hosted the London 2012 Paralympic Tennis Event.'

 

 

 

Wheelchair user 'banned from dance floor'

 

 BBC     2016-11-29 kl. 07:06     645 words

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A disabled dancer is taking legal action after he was banned from an event over claims his wheelchair damaged the dance floor. Fred Walden, 54, says he was humiliated when staff at a Jive Addiction event last October told him to stop dancing.

"When you see things like the
Paralympics you get a great feeling, but it is totally segregated activity.

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TVS Apache one hundred sixty The Most Fashionable Race Bike In India

 

 pressbox.co.uk     2016-11-29 kl. 06:51     503 words

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Pressbox (Press Release) - As a Father of 4 youngsters and three boys I've had the chance to look through, choose, and even throw out more than my fair proportion of bikes.

Paralympic sailor Liesl Tesch and physiotherapist Sarah Ross mentioned they had been taking a motorbike ride in a park near their hotel at Flamengo Beach early on Sunday when they were confronted by two men, certainly one of whom was carrying a

 

 

 

Google remembers "Little Women" Alcott with doodle

 

 Business Standard India     2016-11-29 kl. 06:28     136 words

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Google marks Father's Day with doodle Google celebrates Paralympics with animated doodle Doodle pays tribute to "Little Women" creator Louisa May Alcott to mark her 184th birthday.

Google marks Father's Day with doodle Google celebrates
Paralympics with animated doodle Doodle pays tribute to "Little Women" creator Louisa May Alcott to mark her 184th birthday.The doodle shows the creations of Alcott --

 

 

 

The finest Paralympian of all? Modest Zorn may wear the golden crown

 

 Inside The Games     2016-11-29 kl. 06:27     1288 words

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Monday, 3 September 2012 There is one woman from the United States who indisputably – not even arguably – owns the title of the greatest ever Paralympian. Her name is Trischa Zorn.

The finest
Paralympian of all?... Modest Zorn may wear the golden crown. ...uneasily – but statistics do not lie... .Monday, 3 September 2012 There is one woman from the United States who indisputably – not even arguably – owns the title of the greatest ever Paralympian...

 

 

 

Nick Skelton makes BBC SPOTY shortlist

 

 British Showjumping     2016-11-29 kl. 05:39     303 words

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Monday 28 November 2016 The BBC Sports Personality of the Year shortlist was announced earlier this evening with Nick Skelton being one of the contenders that will go to the public vote next month.

Joining Nick as a contender on the shortlist is fellow rider Sophie Christiansen who won three gold dressage medals at the Rio
Paralympics.

 

 

 

Swaysland claims top prize

 

 Illawarra Mercury     2016-11-29 kl. 05:32     248 words

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“It’s a great honour, I’ve played tennis all my life,” Swaysland said after receiving the award. A LIFETIME of dedication was recognised when Illawarra’s Leanne Swaysland won the John Newcombe Medal night outstanding seniors player.

to the world title. As
Paralympic gold medallist Dylan Alcott was named the Newcombe Medallist at a ceremony in Melbourne on Wednesday night, Swaysland was honoured with the seniors award, having played tennis for more than 40 years. “It’s a great...

 

 

 

Cape women gather for empowerment weekend

 

 North Queensland Register     2016-11-29 kl. 05:06     609 words

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The success of a rural women’s empowerment event in Weipa showed similar events were needed for rural and remote communities, the event coordinator said.

medallion win at the Sydney
Paralympics.

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Australian Paralympic Committee chief executive resigns

 

 Inside The Games     2016-11-29 kl. 04:46     279 words

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Duncan Mackay Monday, 11 January 2010 Murphy, a former 400 metres runner who represented Australia in the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, said he had taken the decision now to leave the APC to minimise any impact on the planning and preparations for the 2012 London Games.

Australian
Paralympic Committee chief executive resigns.... Murphy said: “There are strategies in place to expand the already successful role the APC has played for Paralympic sport in Australia and these will assist the further development and expansion of Paralympic...

 

 

 

10 Awkward Moments Swimmers Experience

 

 SwimSwam     2016-11-29 kl. 03:10     701 words

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By on SwimSwam Courtesy of Claire Forrest Swimmers treat their team like a family, albeit a dysfunctional family. As with any close-knit group of well-meaning people, awkward moments will ensue.

A S6 classified disabled swimmer for US
Paralympics, Claire specialized in mid-distance freestyle and backstroke and made national and world rankings throughout her career.... She was a 2008 and 2012 Paralympic Trials participant.

 

 

 

Registration for VISTA 2017 in Toronto is now open

 

 KOTV     2016-11-29 kl. 03:09     319 words

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SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) Up until 15 June 2017 there is a special discount rate of CAD $400 to attend the leading conference for parasport experts.

SOURCE Canadian
Paralympic...

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Registration for VISTA 2017 in Toronto is now open

 

 Yahoo! Finance     2016-11-29 kl. 02:48     418 words

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there is a special discount rate of CAD $400 to attend the leading conference for parasport experts. TORONTO, Nov.

To be held between 20-23 September, the eighth VISTA conference is organised through a partnership between the International
Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO).

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Paralympic Committee Allocates Grants to Federations

 

 Newnigeriannewspaper.com     2016-11-29 kl. 02:41     374 words

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Tweet on Twitter By; AYO OJEDOKUN, Lagos In view of encouraging the physically challenged even at this period of the on-going Word Disable

Paralympic Committee Allocates Grants to Federations.... Tweet on Twitter By; AYO OJEDOKUN, Lagos In view of encouraging the physically challenged even at this period of the on-going Word Disable. ...Day celebration, the Paralympic Committee Nigeria that...

 

 

 

Alcott's medal win 'smashes that glass ceiling'

 

 Coolum News North Shore     2016-11-29 kl. 02:22     508 words

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TENNIS: Dylan Alcott has finally received the recognition he deserves by winning the coveted Newcombe Medal. The world No.

The world No.1 and triple
Paralympic gold medallist took out Australian tennis's highest honour - in recognition of great John Newcombe - at Melbourne's Crown Palladium.... In 2016, he successfully defended his Australian Open title, won singles and doubles gold at the Rio Olympics and was crowned Australia's Paralympian...

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Like it or not, Conor McGregor is up there with the elite athletes

 

 Irish Examiner     2016-11-29 kl. 02:14     1065 words

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Even here in his homeland a lot of us have little idea how respected he is. Note the use of the word ‘respected’.

Three
Paralympic athletes made the top 40:... Daniel Dias, the Brazilian swimmer; Kadeena Cox, the British running and cycling Paralympic champion; and in 21st, Tatyana McFadden, who remarkably medalled in six track events in Rio, ranging from the 400m...

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Olympics: Koike seeks nationwide momentum toward 2020 success

 

 Mainichi Daily News     2016-11-29 kl. 01:50     600 words

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TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike is hoping that the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics can revitalize the whole of Japan, and not just in sport.

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike is hoping that the 2020 Olympics and
Paralympics can revitalize the whole of Japan, and not just in sport."The most important thing in making (the Games) successful will be to move in the same 'All Japan'...

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Wheelchair ace chuffed by Newcombe Medal

 

 West Australian     2016-11-29 kl. 01:37     597 words

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, 8:20 am Dylan Alcott says he's humbled and honoured to have been accepted as an "elite athlete" after carving his name in sports history as the first wheelchair star to win the Newcombe Medal, the highest accolade in Australian tennis.

accolade in Australian tennis.The world No.1 and triple
Paralympic gold medallist joined grand slam champions Lleyton Hewitt and Samantha Stosur, among others, on the honour roll after receiving his award from tennis great John Newcombe at

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£8million payout for Royal Marine

 

 Tyrone Courier     2016-11-29 kl. 01:26     593 words

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Wednesday, 30 November 2016 Phillip Eaglesham contracted Q fever in 2010.

Phillip, who took part in the Rio
Paralympics, was a Corporal in the Royal Marines and serving in Afghanistan when he contracted Q fever, also known as "Helmand fever", in October 2010.

 

 

 

Olympics: Paris 2024 gains valuable insight from IOC Bid Workshop

 

 Sports Features     2016-11-29 kl. 01:25     696 words

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NewsUpdate MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) An International Olympic Committee (IOC) Candidate City Workshop was

NewsUpdate MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) An International Olympic Committee (IOC) Candidate City Workshop was. ...held in Lausanne, Switzerland last Friday and was attended by Paris 2024 Olympic and
Paralympic Games

 

 

 

Alcott becomes first wheelchair athlete to win highest award in Australian tennis

 

 Namibia Press Agency     2016-11-29 kl. 01:18     89 words

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Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. MELBOURNE, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- Dylan Alcott has become the first wheelchair athlete to win the highest award in Australian tennis.

two gold medals at the
Paralympic Games in Rio for singles and doubles events.

 

 

 

Paralympian Smith: A letter to my younger, pre-surgery self

 

 NewsR.in     2016-11-29 kl. 01:16     14 words

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Paralympian David Smith reads out a letter – written to his younger, pre-surgery self.

Paralympian Smith: A letter to my younger, pre-surgery self.... Paralympian David Smith reads out a letter – written to his younger, pre-surgery self.

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GB's Kindred wins appeal against funding cut

 

 BBC     2016-11-29 kl. 01:16     237 words

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Sascha Kindred has been a key figure in the GB set-up since he made his international debut in 1994 British Paralympic swimming champion Sascha Kindred has won an appeal after his funding was cut.

Sascha Kindred has been a key figure in the GB set-up since he made his international debut in 1994 British
Paralympic swimming cham