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Ett arenabygge före sin tid - Höghammarhallen fyller tjugo

 

 Hela Hälsingland Premium     2016-12-01 kl. 05:06     742 words

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Tjugo år av träningspass, tävlingar, mässor och shower - det har hänt en hel del under Höghammarhallens tak sedan invigningen i november 1996. - Det har blivit lite av en multiarena.

För funktionshindrade har det till och med arrangerats tävlingar med VM- och
Paralympics-status.

 

 

 

Wheelchair Tennis Masters: Olsson föll i tre set mot världstvåan

 

 Svenska Tennisförbundet     2016-11-30 kl. 16:00     189 words

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Årets främsta rullstolstennisspelare är samlade för att göra upp i mastersslutspelet. Världssexan Stefan Olsson inledde med förlust i skiljeset mot Paralympicsmästaren Gordon Reid.

Världssexan Stefan Olsson inledde med förlust i skiljeset mot
Paralympicsmästaren Gordon Reid.Gordon Reid är en av titelfavoriterna i London och har chans att avsluta året som världsetta.

 

 

 

Vill ha bidrag till bassängtid

 

 Blekinge Läns Tidning     2016-11-30 kl. 13:35     40 words

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Parasportförbundet i Blekinge, som tidigare hette Blekinge Handikappidrottsförbund, söker nu extra bidrag till bassänghyra av Landstinget Blekinge.

Parasportförbundet i Blekinge, som tidigare hette Blekinge
Handikappidrottsförbund, söker nu extra bidrag till bassänghyra av Landstinget Blekinge.Det handlar om 20000 kronor som man vill ha till Karlskrona Handikappförenings bassängverksamhet

 

 

 

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Rwanda: NPC Demands for Apology as Muvunyi Makes U-Turn(New Times)

 

 AllAfrica.com     2016-12-01 kl. 08:37     544 words

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Three months after announcing his retirement, Rwanda's most decorated Paralympian Hermas 'Cliff' Muvunyi has dramatically rescinded his retirement decision.

Three months after announcing his retirement, Rwanda's most decorated
Paralympian Hermas 'Cliff' Muvunyi has dramatically rescinded his retirement decision.The U-turn is a big surprise to the athletics fraternity, especially the National Paralympic

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AllAfrica.com (web)

 

 

 

Now, enjoy Miso, a traditional Japanese seasoning, onboard Japan's Nippon Airways

 

 Ani News     2016-12-01 kl. 08:25     772 words

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12:37 IST Tokyo [Japan], Dec.1 ( ANI ): Tokyo is a modern city, but there are numerous stores dating Edo era which sells vegetables, dairy and other traditional sweets.

Preparation is under way for barrier-free support.Horigome added, "With the scheduled Olympics and
Paralympics, this is a period of good opportunities for Tokyo.... By achieving these much anticipated goals by the time of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics...

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Yahoo! India (web)

 

 

 

Nigeria Will Be Represented In The Winter Olympics For The First Time By These Amazing Women

 

 AfricanSeer     2016-12-01 kl. 08:14     188 words

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The winter Olympics usually take place during winter, and most African countries don’t participate because African athletes are not used to the snowy weather.

The winter Olympics usually take place during winter, and most African countries don’t participate because African athletes are not used to the snowy weather.Just like the
Paralympians made history and broke records, three amazing women are set

 

 

 

After welcome at Azamgarh, DM Suhas to receive Yash Bharti

 

 Times of India     2016-12-01 kl. 07:29     584 words

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VARANASI: Shuttler Suhas LY's winning streak isn't over yet. After winning a gold medal at the Asian Paralympic Championship, Suhas will now receive UP government's highest honour, the Yash Bharti, from chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday.

After winning a gold medal at the Asian
Paralympic Championship, Suhas will now receive UP government's highest honour, the Yash Bharti, from chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday.Suhas will be felicitated following trial run of the Lucknow

 

 

 

If you use Cardiff's leisure centres, you're about to notice some changes

 

 Wales Online     2016-12-01 kl. 07:18     655 words

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From today, users of Cardiff’s leisure centres will notice some changes. Greenwich Leisure Limited – known as GLL – take over from Cardiff council as operators of eight city leisure centres.

That's a scheme, along with Cardiff council and Sport Aid Wales, to help budding Olympians or
Paralympians.

 

 

 

2020 Olympic organizers hold meeting to check preparation status

 

 Enews.Shafaqna.com     2016-12-01 kl. 07:15     13 words

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TOKYO, Japan - Yoshiro Mori (C), president of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and

TOKYO, Japan - Yoshiro Mori (C), president of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and. ...
Paralymp.

 

 

 

Is $50 million the Australian Open's next magic number for 2017?

 

 Sydney Morning Herald     2016-12-01 kl. 07:13     675 words

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Australian Open prizemoney is pushing towards the $50 million barrier, with another substantial increase imminent and only the finer details of the

As for dual
Paralympics tennis gold medallist Dylan Alcott's joke that he would have Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray moved to court six while he played on Rod Laver Arena, Tiley said:

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U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Welcomes Golden Generation 1996 U.S. World Cup Team

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-12-01 kl. 07:04     1015 words

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By Kevin Kinkead | Nov. 30, 2016, 11:41 p.m. (ET) Members of the 1996 U.S. World Cup of Hockey Team stand on stage after being inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame on Nov. 30, 2016 in Philadelphia.

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

 

 

 

Sapporo software developer’s app puts best bowls forward for ramen lovers

 

 Japan Times     2016-12-01 kl. 06:54     336 words

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SAPPORO – A smartphone app developed by a ramen lover has proven a hit among fellow noodle enthusiasts, providing them with insight into the most popular bowls being slurped across Japan.

wants to help foreign visitors who come to Japan in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and
Paralympic Games to find good ramen shops with his app, Mainichi ga Ramen, or Ramen Every Day.

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Japan Times (web)

 

 

 

Murray in the mix for record third BBC award

 

 Atinitonews.com     2016-12-01 kl. 06:21     376 words

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LONDON: Andy Murray could round off his sensational year which has seen him finish as men’s tennis world No.1 and win both Wimbledon and the Olympic title with a historic third BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.

individual award in both 2013 and 2015 —is one of 16 nominees unveiled on Monday with the great majority reflecting Britain’s record success at the Rio Olympics and
Paralympics.... There’ll be plenty of competition for the prestigious award with amongst other strong contenders two-time women’s Olympic gold medalist Nicola Adams and Paralympic...

 

 

 

Bob Boze Bell inducted into the Arizona Music & Entertainment Hall of Fame

 

 Bridle & Bit     2016-12-01 kl. 06:12     3835 words

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Agriculture $45 Million in Grants to Help Agricultural Producers and Small Rural Businesses Develop New Products UC Davis-Led Organic Farming

Paralympic rule changes New prohibited substance case under FEI Anti-Doping Rules China Horse Club buys into California Chrome Germany’s Sabrina Arnold wins FEI World Endurance Championship for Young Horses Touchdown!

 

 

 

Tokyo governor criticizes selection of Olympic volunteer uniforms

 

 Mainichi Daily News     2016-12-01 kl. 05:47     372 words

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Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike wears a long wool dress while holding a Woolmark Award certificate, in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo, on Nov. 30, 2016. (Mainichi) Tokyo Gov.

30, criticized the way that uniforms for volunteers at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and
Paralympics were selected.... The uniforms for volunteers at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.... (Mainichi) Regarding speculation that the kimono she wore during the closing ceremony for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and Paralympics...

 

 

 

Sailing World Cup Final brings the best to St Kilda

 

 Radio Sport 927     2016-12-01 kl. 05:46     1039 words

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Thirty-six nations have registered sailors across a combined 22 Olympic and Invited classes for next week’s Sailing World Cup Final presented by Land Rover and due to unfold across Melbourne’s St Kilda foreshore and adjacent waters December 4-11, 2016.

Between the Olympics and
Paralympics, Australia out-performed the rest of the world in sailing at the Rio 2016 Games and three of the four medalling Australian Olympic teams have signed on for the World Cup Final presented by Land Rover .

 

 

 

James Turner a finalist in Australian Paralympic Awards

 

 Great Lakes Advocate     2016-12-01 kl. 05:43     225 words

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More honours for Diamond Beach's gold medal winning James Turner.

James Turner a finalist in Australian
Paralympic Awards.... More honours for Diamond Beach's gold medal winning James Turner.DIAMOND Beach athlete and Paralympic champion James Turner has been named as a finalist in two categories as part of the Australian Paralympic...

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Manning River Times (web)

 

 

 

McKinney Performing Arts Center brings more than Christmas music this winter

 

 North Texas e-News     2016-12-01 kl. 05:42     486 words

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Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalists headline winter series at MPAC McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 22, 2016) – The McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC), Historic Downtown McKinney’s entertainment venue, has a full winter lineup of concerts and shows.

Friday, Dec. 2 The Jive Aces was the first band to reach the semi-finals of Britain's Got Talent in 2012, followed by performances for Her Majesty The Queen as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations and the Olympic and
Paralympic celebrations.

 

 

 

Ett arenabygge före sin tid - Höghammarhallen fyller tjugo

 

 Hela Hälsingland Premium     2016-12-01 kl. 05:06     742 words

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Tjugo år av träningspass, tävlingar, mässor och shower - det har hänt en hel del under Höghammarhallens tak sedan invigningen i november 1996. - Det har blivit lite av en multiarena.

För funktionshindrade har det till och med arrangerats tävlingar med VM- och
Paralympics-status.

 

 

 

Winter Airgun Championships: Pistol Preview

 

 USA Shooting.org     2016-12-01 kl. 04:56     476 words

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) More than 375 Air Rifle and Air Pistol competitors have descended on the U.S.

Today we preview the Air Pistol competition that will include four Olympians, a
Paralympian and all of the 2016 National and Junior National Champions in the Air Pistol events.

 

 

 

Helen honoured

 

 Parkes Champion-Post     2016-12-01 kl. 04:53     670 words

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Professional tennis coach, Helen Magill, made history on Monday night when she was honourd for her passion and commitment to the sport at Tennis Australia’s black tie event - The Newcombe Medal.

the highest honour in Australian Tennis. “These big top awards are normally reserved for the best able-bodied athlete to be honest so to have a
disabled athlete there, a Paralympic athlete, is just a massive glass ceiling-smashing effort by Tennis

 

 

 

The best of Doha in 2016

 

 Time Out Doha     2016-12-01 kl. 04:32     2090 words

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Concerts, hotel openings, Olympic medals and a world record remembered Discuss this article © ITP Images The new… It’s been a big year for hotel openings in the city. The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa ( www.westindoha.

It was the first year that Qatar took home silver Olympic and
Paralympic medals (two of which were first-ever Paralympic medals).... Huge victories were also achieved at the Paralympic games, where Abdelrahman Abdelqader and Sara Masoud both brought home...

 

 

 

Swimming Australia launches inclusion framework

 

 Australasian Leisure Management     2016-12-01 kl. 04:24     454 words

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Swimming Australian has launched its new inclusion framework and website to promote inclusivity and diversity in Australian pools.

Swimming Australia
Paralympic Pathways Senior Coordinator Michael Woods said the ‘Pillars of inclusion’ will help people understand where to start on the journey toward a more inclusive and diverse community.

 

 

 

Burnham-On-Sea swimmers win top awards at national ceremony

 

 Burnham-On-Sea     2016-12-01 kl. 03:27     453 words

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Two Burnham-On-Sea swimming enthusiasts are celebrating this week after making a big splash at a national awards ceremony.

The Awards were presented by
Paralympic Champion Ellie Robinson, and Olympic bronze medallist Daniel Goodfellow.... Ellie, who won gold in the S6 50m Butterfly at the Rio Paralympic Games, said:

 

 

 

Zimbabwe: Hlongwane, British Envoy Meet

 

 Africa-News.info     2016-12-01 kl. 03:20     582 words

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Sport and Recreation Minister Makhosini Hlongwane yesterday met British Ambassador to Zimbabwe Catriona Laing to deliberate on possible areas of co-operation between the two countries.

In response, the British ambassador said they would look into the issues and added that they are also interested on the two countries working together on the Olympics and
Paralympics with capacity development of administrators. “I think on

 

 

 

Michigan City’s Scherf doesn’t let blindness hold him back

 

 NWI Times     2016-12-01 kl. 03:19     680 words

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Michigan City swimmer Noah Scherf first ended up in the pool as a way of compromising with his parents. Scherf is legally blind and his parents wanted him to steer clear of sports with large amounts of contact.

Paralympic Swim Trials this past summer in Charlotte, North Carolina. “He seems to becoming more and more confident,” Michigan City coach Mel Kovenz said. “With this traveling and exposing himself nationally and getting recognition has helped

 

 

 

Pound calls for tough stance on Russian doping

 

 AFP     2016-12-01 kl. 03:04     923 words

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AFP / JUSTIN TALLIS Former President of the World Anti-Doping Agency, Dick Pound says Russia must be dealt with firmly to prevent doping in sports

2014 Sochi Winter Olympics and
Paralympics.

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Swimmers, cyclist and triathlete in line for award

 

 Herald Sun Leader - West     2016-12-01 kl. 02:50     25 words

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A TRIO of swimmers, a cyclist and a triathlete are all in the running for one of the top accolades at the Australian Paralympic

A TRIO of swimmers, a cyclist and a triathlete are all in the running for one of the top accolades at the Australian
Paralympic. ...Awards.

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Daily Telegraph Australia (web)

 

 

 

Swimmers, cyclist and triathlete in line for award

 

 Perth Now     2016-12-01 kl. 02:41     190 words

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A TRIO of swimmers, a cyclist and a triathlete are all in the running for one of the top accolades at the Australian Paralympic Awards The finalists

A TRIO of swimmers, a cyclist and a triathlete are all in the running for one of the top accolades at the Australian
Paralympic Awards The finalists. ...for the awards have been unveiled with seven awards to be presented on the night, including

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Adelaide Now (web) - Tasmania Mercury (web) - Cairns Post (web)

 

 

 

Watch Peking Duk and guests gatecrash Matt & Alex's Melbourne rave

 

 ABC Online     2016-12-01 kl. 02:28     397 words

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Words by triple j. All photos: Kane Hibberd/supplied. Matt & Alex's 5 RAVES IN 5 DAYS have been pretty eventful thus far, dropping tuna in Perth and Adelaide , but last night's Melbourne stop was probably the most ridiculous yet.

solo; then Aussie Olympian Mack Horton and incoming triple j presenter /gold medal
Paralympian Dylan Alcott teamed up to perform 'The MACKarena'. . @pekingduk just brought out @_mackhorton & @DylanAlcott to do the first MACKarina #5Raves5Days

 

 

 

Gerard begins defence of Wheelchair Tennis Masters title with victory

 

 Inside The Games     2016-12-01 kl. 02:23     391 words

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Daniel Etchells Wednesday, 30 November 2016 Belgium's Joachim Gerard begun the defence of his NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters men's singles crown by beating Great Britain's Alfie Hewett in straight sets at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.The world number three triumphed 6-2, 6-1 to avenge the defeat he suffered against Hewett in the semi-finals at the Rio 2016
Paralympic Games.

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Insidethegames.biz (web)

 

 

 

Rizzo warms up in camp

 

 Ballarat Courier     2016-12-01 kl. 02:08     362 words

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Ballarat wheelchair track racer Sam Rizzo has warmed up for a tilt at national titles by attending his second Australian Institute of Sport training camp for the year.

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