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Handikappidrott, Sverige

 

Från garaget till Tokyo 2020

 

 SVT Nyheter Värmland     2016-12-02 kl. 06:03     644 words

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I ett garage på Henstad i Karlstad tränar 18-årige Martin Frodeson flera gånger i veckan. Han har siktet inställt ganska långt bort. - Jag har alltid tyckt det var kul att hålla på med idrott och framför allt bollsport.

Paralympiska spelen i Japan 2020. -... Lång karriär. Grannen Hans-Erik Larsson, vars son varit med i flera Paralympics i rullstolspingis, vet vad som krävs. -... Skulle jag inte lyckas till Tokyo så kommer det ett nytt Paralympics, fyra år senare,...

 

 

 

Det viktigaste har alltid varit att möta människor som de är

 

 Blekinge Läns Tidning Plus     2016-12-01 kl. 23:16     1718 words

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I sitt jobb på Blekingesjukhuset mötte hon människor i olika faser av livet. Många av dem rädda och oroliga, och med ett stort behov att prata med någon. Denna någon blev ofta receptionisten Anne-Lie Svensson.

Anne-Lie är nämligen rädd att det ska kännas larvigt och att bilden av henne ska bli densamma som den media älskade att måla upp under hennes aktiva år som elitidrottare och femfaldig medaljör i
paralympics.

 

 

 

Läkaren tycker astmasjuka ska tävla i handikappidrott

 

 Dagens Nyheter     2016-12-01 kl. 19:29     817 words

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Jag var ensam och idiotförklarad när jag drog igång min kamp mot mediciner inom idrotten. Tio år senare har pendeln svängt. Nu finns idrottsläkare som vill förbjuda astmamedicin inom elitidrotten.

Läkaren tycker astmasjuka ska tävla i
handikappidrott.... Jag tycker att kroniskt sjuka som måste medicineras hör till handikappidrotten.

 

 

 

Video: Reklamfilmerna som delats mest på nätet i år

 

 Dagensanalys.se     2016-12-01 kl. 18:00     454 words

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En studsande boxer (och en del andra djur) studsar högst upp årets rankning kring de mest delade videoannonserna på nätet, enligt Unrulys årliga lista som publicerades idag.

På andra plats hittar man OS-annonsen "We are the superhumans" från TV-kanalen Channel4 inför
Paralympics, och visar faktiskt några riktigt häftiga uppvisningar.

 

 

 

Idrottsstjärnorna som dog - mitt i karriären

 

 MSN     2016-12-01 kl. 15:24     525 words

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Ett flygplan med totalt 81 passagerare ombord, inklusive medlemmar av det brazilianska fotbollslaget Chapecoense, kraschade i Colombia den 29 november 2016. Över 70 personer dog.

Bahman Golbarnezhad (Cykling) Cyklisten dog efter en hemsk krasch under ett lopp i
Paralympics i Rio de Janeiro, Brasilien, 2016.

 

 

 

Rickard sjua i världen

 

 Svenska Badmintonförbundet     2016-12-01 kl. 14:30     133 words

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Ännu en stor framgång för Rickard Nilsson! På den senaste världsrankingen ligger han sjua i sin klass inom parabadminton. En svensk badmintonspelare är sjua på världsrankingen! Det var några år sedan det hände senast.

Vi ser fram emot att följa dig mot
paralympics i Tokyo 2020.

 

 

 

Informationsmöte i Örebro

 

 Svenska Cykelförbundet     2016-12-01 kl. 13:56     198 words

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Paracykel Information - Föreläsning - Träning - Klassificering Paracykel bjuder här in till ett informationsmöte där vi kommer att informera om nationella tävlingar, motionslopp och aktiviteter med paracykel i Sverige säsongen 2017.

träningsplanering. Rickard Nilsson delar med sig av sina erfarenheter för sin resa till
Paralympics i Rio.... 12.00 Föreläsning med Rickard Nilsson om Paralympics i Rio 12.00 -

 

 

 

Bra diskussioner på Kommunal Västs höstmöte

 

 Kommunal     2016-12-01 kl. 10:29     608 words

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Representantskapsmötet är avdelningens högst beslutande organ.

Hon presenterade sig själv som den mest bad ass dubbelamputerade kvinnan Sverige någonsin sett och delade med sig av sin resa från allvarlig sjukdom till en av världens bästa
paralympic idrottare.

 

 

 

Intl news

 

Work Begins on National Stadium in Tokyo for 2020 Olympics

 

 Engineering News-Record     2016-12-02 kl. 07:41     165 words

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The main construction work for the new National Stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics began Thursday, about 14 months later than originally planned, according to the Japan Sports Council .

The main construction work for the new National Stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and
Paralympics began Thursday, about 14 months later than originally planned, according to the Japan Sports Council .The groundbreaking ceremony for the stadium

 

 

 

Northallerton honours Olympians with "Olymic Square"

 

 104.7 Minster FM     2016-12-02 kl. 07:36     167 words

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Northallerton town square has been renamed to "Olympic Square" in honour of the district’s Olympians and Paralympians. The renaming marks the achievements of Hambleton's medal winning athletes with plaques commemorating their successes.

Northallerton town square has been renamed to "Olympic Square" in honour of the district’s Olympians and
Paralympians.

 

 

 

Talented Burnham swimmer wins national award

 

 This Is The West Country     2016-12-02 kl. 07:22     202 words

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A BURNHAM-on-Sea swimmer who has made a big impression on the swimming scene has won a national achievement award at the Amateur Swimming Association Aquatic Awards.

The awards were presented by
Paralympic Champion Ellie Robinson and Olympic bronze medallist Daniel Goodfellow.

 

 

 

Will Groulx shares words of wisdom, encouragement and presents $10,000 check

 

 Madras Pioneer     2016-12-02 kl. 07:11     515 words

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Groulx, a Portland-area native, presented a donation of $10,000 to Beaverton business Adaptive Sports Northwest during a Junior Portland Wheel Blazers event at Beaverton's Tualatin Hills Athletic Center. Study hard. Practice. Never quit.

19 — four-time
Paralympian and Paralympic 2016 para-cycling Gold Medalist Will Groulx.... Paralympics, first in rugby and then on the national cycling team.... He has successfully completed his recent goal of competing in his fourth Paralympics games — the 2016 Summer Paralympics...

 

 

 

Peking Duck’s Olympic MACKarena

 

 Northern Territory News     2016-12-02 kl. 07:06     211 words

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OLYMPIC gold medallists Mack Horton and Dylan Alcott have hit the stage with Peking Duck to perform the Macarena, all in honour of Triple J’s departing presenters Matt and Alex.

Alcott, just crowned tennis’ Newcombe Medallist after winning two gold medals at the
Paralympic Games earlier this year, is renowned for his crowd surfing antics.

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Visa Waiver Results In Gains For Brazil

 

 Travel Press     2016-12-02 kl. 07:05     351 words

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The visa waiver policy that Brazil implemented from June 1 to Sept. 18, for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro was a success.

18, for the 2016 Olympics and
Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro was a success.A survey conducted by Brazil’s Ministry of Tourism (Mtur) in partnership with the Federal Police Department, concluded that the total number of international tourists

 

 

 

Batt in line for top award

 

 Port Macquarie News     2016-12-02 kl. 07:05     251 words

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Port Macquarie sportsman Ryley Batt is a finalist in the prestigious Australian Paralympic Awards. Port Macquarie sporting identity Ryley Batt has been named as a finalist in the Australian Paralympic Awards.

Port Macquarie sportsman Ryley Batt is a finalist in the prestigious Australian
Paralympic Awards.... Port Macquarie sporting identity Ryley Batt has been named as a finalist in the Australian Paralympic Awards.The two-time Paralympic champion Ryley Batt...

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Hey, Macarena!

 

 The Australian     2016-12-02 kl. 06:32     27 words

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Rio Olympic swimming gold medallist Mack Horton and Paralympic gold medal tennis star Dylan Alcott do the Macarena on stage with Peking Duck.

Hey, Macarena!Rio Olympic swimming gold medallist Mack Horton and
Paralympic gold medal tennis star Dylan Alcott do the Macarena on stage with Peking Duck.Video:

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Fundraising for Paralympic medallist to keep her competing

 

 itv.com     2016-12-02 kl. 06:25     60 words

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A fundraising page has been set up to try and raise enough money for a Paralympic medalist from Great Yarmouth to continue her swimming career. Jessica-Jane Applegate's funding was cut after she failed to reach a personal best this year.

Fundraising for
Paralympic medallist to keep her competing.... A fundraising page has been set up to try and raise enough money for a Paralympic medalist from Great Yarmouth to continue her swimming career.

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UQ New Colombo Fellows set their sights on Indo-Pacific

 

 University of Queensland     2016-12-02 kl. 05:58     566 words

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Seven University of Queensland undergraduates will study in destinations around the Indo‑Pacific region after being named as 2017 Fellows and scholars under the 2017 New Colombo Plan .

The talented runner represented Australia at the 2012
Paralympics, and she hopes to use her experience to assist the Cambodian Disabled People’s Organisation.

 

 

 

From Sheikha Maitha to Omar Abdulrahman: Celebrating sporting success on UAE National Day

 

 UAE NewsApp.com     2016-12-02 kl. 05:43     1425 words

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We celebrate the UAE's brightest sporting superstars. To celebrate the 45th UAE National Day, we are looking back on some of the stars and achievements to have marked the country’s proud sporting history.

MOHAMMAD KHAMIS KHALAF – POWERLIFTING In Athens 2004, Mohammad Khamis Khalaf became the first Emirati to win a gold medal in the
Paralympic Games thanks to his powerlifting heroics in the 217kg weight category.

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Is this the greatest year in Illawarra sport?

 

 Illawarra Mercury     2016-12-02 kl. 05:34     644 words

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GAME ON: The Mercury team has tossed around names for the Illawarra sportsperson of the year shortlist. IS THIS the greatest year in Illawarra sport? It surely must be, at least since 2001, when the Hawks and Wolves made Wollongong title town.

Capping a remarkable year of Illawarra women’s sport,
Paralympian Amanda Reid, won cycling silver in Brazil, just a year after switching to two wheels from swimming.

 

 

 

Casino bill passes Diet panel after Komeito agrees to vote

 

 Mainichi Daily News     2016-12-02 kl. 05:18     310 words

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TOKYO (Kyodo) -- A bill to legalize forms of casino gambling in Japan passed a lower house committee Friday, after ruling coalition partner Komeito withdrew its earlier opposition to the day's vote at the Diet panel.

The group of mostly LDP lawmakers sponsoring the "integrated resorts" bill say casinos could help sustain the flow of foreign tourist to Japan after the expected boost from the Tokyo Olympics and
Paralympics in 2020 fades.

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Geitz driven by Comm Games netball defence

 

 Brisbane Courier-Mail     2016-12-02 kl. 05:03     317 words

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The chance to lead Australia's gold medal defence at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games is a "huge dangling carrot" set to push Laura Geitz back into netball after her first baby.

Geitz joins hurdler Sally Pearson, swimmer Cam McEvoy, cyclist Anna Meares and
Paralympian Kurt Fearnley in the ambassador team to promote the games.

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Geitz driven by Comm Games netball defence

 

 9News.com.au     2016-12-02 kl. 04:55     414 words

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Cyclist Anna Meares, paralympian Kurt Fearnley, hurdler Sally Pearson, and swimmer Cam McEvoy have already been announced as Gold Coast 2018 ambassadors.

Cyclist Anna Meares,
paralympian Kurt Fearnley, hurdler Sally Pearson, and swimmer Cam McEvoy have already been announced as Gold Coast 2018 ambassadors.The chance to lead Australia's gold medal defence at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games is a

 

 

 

"Water Connects" - River Danube and Budapest 2024 Olympic Games to spread sustainability message...

 

 Around The Rings     2016-12-02 kl. 04:30     1166 words

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Budapest 2024 sustainability leaders meet with experts at Water Summit 2016 “We need to encourage bold new ways to innovate the use of our world’s most precious resource.

Budapest 2024 is dedicated to deliver an on-budget and inclusive Olympic and
Paralympic Games in one of the top 20 most peaceful countries in the world.

 

 

 

Trump rings Bach to express "strong support" for Los Angeles 2024 as

 

 Inside The Games     2016-12-02 kl. 04:09     547 words

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Nick Butler Thursday, 1 December 2016 United States President-elect Donald Trump has endorsed Los Angeles 2024 during a telephone conversation with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, the bid have announced.

Garcetti, a Democrat who had been a strong supporter of Clinton, discussed issues including the Olympic and
Paralympic bid during a conversation with Trump last week.

 

 

 

Melbourne’s best Christmas carols

 

 Herald Sun     2016-12-02 kl. 03:17     1689 words

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What better way to get into the festive spirit, then, than to crank up some Christmas carols? There are plenty of carol nights happening around Melbourne — here’s your guide to the best of them.

Bayswater
Paralympic dual-gold medallist Andrew Harrison will also be there, with his gold medals on hand, to celebrate International Day of People with Disability.

 

 

 

Netball star named Games ambassador

 

 Daily Telegraph Australia     2016-12-02 kl. 03:15     263 words

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AUSTRALIAN netball captain Laura Geitz is the fifth ambassador for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

and
Paralympian Kurt Fearnley in Brisbane. “Laura is a wonderful role model for young women and her sporting feats as a member of the Australian netball team have made her a household name,” Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said on Friday morning.

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MILOS RAONIC NAMED 2016 TENNIS CANADA MALE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

 

 10sBalls     2016-12-02 kl. 03:10     2087 words

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Written by: Staff on 1st December 2016 epa05612822 Milos Raonic of Canada serves the ball to Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain during therire second round match for the BNP Paribas 2016 Masters tennis tournament in Paris, France, 01 November 2016.

Tennis Canada is a proud member of the International Tennis Federation, the Canadian Olympic Committee, the Canadian
Paralympic...

 

 

 

Turkmenistan appoints CSM Strategic to develop master plan for 2017 Asian

 

 Inside The Games     2016-12-02 kl. 02:26     476 words

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Gary Anderson Thursday, 10 July 2014 The master plan will include detailed information on all the major building blocks required to set-up the operational structures for the Games.

Cup 2015 in England. The company also worked as a consultant on the unsuccessful Madrid bid for the 2016 Olympic and
Paralympic Games awarded to Rio de Janeiro and England's bid for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which went to Russia.

 

 

 

Labels are not a cure

 

 TES.com     2016-12-02 kl. 02:22     580 words

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There is no miracle cure for SEND – we need to tackle the underlying social barriers that lie in the way of students’ success I’ve been spending some time lately attempting to explain the social model of disability to colleagues.

After the
Paralympic Games, there was a great video doing the rounds that made this very point.

 

 

 

Geitz joins Comm Games ambassador team (AAP)

 

 Yahoo! News Australia     2016-12-02 kl. 02:00     274 words

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, 11:48 am The fifth official ambassador for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games is set to be revealed. Australian netball captain Laura Geitz is the fifth ambassador for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

and
paralympian Kurt Fearnley in Brisbane.

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USRowing Hosts 2017 Para-Rowing International Training Camp and Regatta in Sarasota

 

 USRowing     2016-12-02 kl. 01:44     493 words

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PRINCETON, N.J. — For the first time ever, USRowing and FISA, along with the support of the Agitos Foundation, will host an international Para rowing training camp in the United States.

Based in Bonn, Germany, the Agitos Foundation is the development arm of the International
Paralympic Committee.... Expanding training options during this camp means more athletes will find the sports in which they excel, and this will help grow all Para-sports internationally.” To date, National Paralympic...

 

 

 

Partially-sighted Paralympian gets to see boyfriend clearly

 

 One News Page United Kingdom     2016-12-02 kl. 01:41     22 words

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(20 minutes ago) Partially-sighted Paralympian Libby Clegg gets to see her boyfriend's face more clearly thanks to hi-tech goggles.

Partially-sighted
Paralympian gets to see boyfriend clearly.... (20 minutes ago) Partially-sighted Paralympian Libby Clegg gets to see her boyfriend's face more clearly thanks to hi-tech goggles.

 

 

 

Family of Peggy Gamble thanks community, police for support

 

 Ledger-Enquirer     2016-12-02 kl. 01:32     98 words

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Recorder's Court:Detective gives details of arresting Angelo Short Officer who was shot during siege honored Thursday morning Meet the chef and owner of Trevioli Artisan Pasta Company Making his debut at Rio Paralympics, Staff Sgt.

Recorder's Court:Detective gives details of arresting Angelo Short Officer who was shot during siege honored Thursday morning Meet the chef and owner of Trevioli Artisan Pasta Company Making his debut at Rio
Paralympics, Staff Sgt.John Joss shoots

 

 

 

Gold medallist Adam Peaty honoured for Olympic success

 

 Wisbech Standard 24     2016-12-02 kl. 01:29     326 words

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00:00 02 December 2016 Adam Peaty meets his fans in Uttoxeter

There were further presentations of Royal Crown Derby toucans to City of Derby swimmer Lewis White, who returned from the Rio
Paralympic Games with a bronze medal in the S9 400m freestyle swimming event, and Mel Marshall who coaches Adam and Lewis.

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Paralympian gets to see boyfriend clearly

 

 BBC     2016-12-02 kl. 01:28     84 words

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The partially-sighted Paralympian Libby Clegg has seen her boyfriend more clearly than ever before thanks to a new set of hi-tech goggles. The gold medal runner tested the prototype at the London offices of its creator GiveVision.

Paralympian gets to see boyfriend clearly.... The partially-sighted Paralympian Libby Clegg has seen her boyfriend more clearly than ever before thanks to a new set of hi-tech goggles.

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Persons with disabilities to be celebrated

 

 Daily Herald Tribune     2016-12-02 kl. 01:26     375 words

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Grande Prairie will celebrate the International Day for Persons with Disabilities with a special event Friday. “This day allows us to celebrate our own achievements as well as to recognize the achievements of others.

This year’s keynote speaker will be para-powerlifter Dylan Sparks whose goal is to make the 2020
Paralympics.

 

 

 

Japan Stadium Construction Begins

 

 Sports Business Daily     2016-12-02 kl. 01:20     83 words

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/Olympics Published December 2, 2016 The Japan Sports Council announced that the "main construction work for the new National Stadium for the

Japan Stadium Construction Begins. /Olympics Published December 2, 2016 The Japan Sports Council announced that the "main construction work for the new National Stadium for the. ...2020 Tokyo Olympics and
Paralympics began Thursday, about 14 months

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Brexit, Rio, Euro 2016 and Donald Trump are Yahoo's most popular search terms

 

 Wear Valley Advertiser     2016-12-02 kl. 01:13     300 words

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Yahoo has revealed its most searched for terms online for 2016 Politics dominated web searches in 2016 on Yahoo, with "Brexit" and "Donald Trump" among the most common search terms, the technology firm has revealed.

obsessions." The news story search term list also included the pound exchange rate, Calais migrants and jailed
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius in its top ten.

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Community support needed for successful citizens

 

 Nanaimo News Bulletin     2016-12-02 kl. 01:12     383 words

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Michelle Stilwell, MLA for Parksville-Qualicum, praised her support network for her success as an athlete during an event Tuesday at the Port Theatre to encourage donations to non-profit organizations.

medals at the
Paralympic Games in Rio this past summer. “We all have that ability to build the community around us,” Stilwell said. “It takes an army of people to help people succeed.” Stilwell was speaking to a gathering of people on Giving

 

 

 

Our hero, Amy Tinkler - North-East grassroots stars honoured during Local Heroes Awards 2016

 

 Chester-le-Street Advertiser     2016-12-02 kl. 01:11     793 words

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THE County Durham girl who went to Rio and returned as an Olympic champion – all before finding out her GCSE results – has been crowned The Northern Echo’s Local Hero 2016.

Tees Valley Titans wheelchair basketball star and
Paralympic hopeful, Stephen Johnson, who died aged just 14 in July.

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Robot Wars names celebrity contestants for two Christmas specials

 

 Antrim Times     2016-12-02 kl. 01:09     422 words

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Olympic brothers Jonathan and Alistair Brownlee, former footballer Robbie Savage and Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills are among the names who will feature in the celebrity Christmas specials of Robot Wars.

Battle of the Stars include sports presenter Suzi Perry and double gold British
Paralympian Kadeena Cox.

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Tiaho videos help open doors for disabled

 

 New Zealand Herald     2016-12-02 kl. 00:47     218 words

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Tiaho Trust, an organisation that helps get or keep disabled people mobile and connected, has walked the talk this year.

Among celebrities taking part will be Northland
Paralympians Cameron Leslie (swimming), Emma Foy (cycling) and Chris Sharp (sailing), who will be there between 12.30pm and 1.30pm. -

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE AUSTRALI : Dispatches from our Ambassadors in Latin America

 

 4 Traders     2016-12-02 kl. 00:31     2077 words

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Argentina is open for business Mr Noel Campbell Ambassador to Argentina After more than a decade of populist rule Argentina is under new management.

Despite a deep economic recession, paralysing corruption scandals and the impeachment of a President in 2016, Brazil also successfully staged world-class Olympic and
Paralympic Games, defying the expectations of doomsday naysayers.

 

 

 

My parents will finally see the medal - Shikongo

 

 Namibian Sun     2016-12-02 kl. 00:27     370 words

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Para-athletes will on Saturday accompany Ananias Shikongo to his home village where he will show his Paralympic Games medal to the community.

Shikongo. Para-athletes will on Saturday accompany Ananias Shikongo to his home village where he will show his
Paralympic Games medal to the community.Shikongo and his guide, Even Tjiviju, together with the Paralympic team, will be travelling to the...

 

 

 

RM200,000 Incentive Awards For Perlis Paralympians

 

 Bernama     2016-12-02 kl. 00:27     105 words

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KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 2 (Bernama) -- The Perlis Government handed over RM200,000 in incentive awards to the state's two paralympic heroes who made the country proud with their win in the Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games, Brazil.

RM200,000 Incentive Awards For Perlis
Paralympians.... The Perlis Government handed over RM200,000 in incentive awards to the state's two paralympic heroes who made the country proud with their win in the Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games, Brazil.Paralympic...

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Ms. Chatelaine: construction magnate Mandy Rennehan

 

 Chatelaine     2016-12-02 kl. 00:20     501 words

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Photo, Sian Richards. Age: 41 Occupation: Founder and CEO of a retail construction firm Lives: Between Yarmouth, N.S., and Oakville, Ont.

Chatelaine:
Paralympian Victoria Nolan September’s Ms.

 

 

 

Trump Calls IOC President Bach To “Express Strong Support” For LA 2024 Olympic Bid

 

 GamesBids.com     2016-12-02 kl. 00:18     391 words

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United States President-Elect Donald Trump spoke with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach on the telephone Wednesday to

Los Angeles is competing with Budapest and Paris to host the Olympic and
Paralympic Games in 2024.

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Two business-leaders honored for interfaith work in London

 

 Ein News     2016-12-02 kl. 00:17     501 words

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Fouad Makhzoumi (left), Brian Grim (center) and Baroness Emma Nicholson (right) stand together after Makhzoumi and Nicholson received medals for their interfaith work.

6, a day before the Opening Ceremony of the
Paralympic Games.

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Volvo Ocean Race appoints ATPI Sports Events as official hospitality agency for the 2017-18 race

 

 TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific     2016-12-01 kl. 23:52     404 words

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Events Angelos Restanis - 02 December 2016, 00:08 As the Race’s official hospitality agency, ATPI Sports Events - part of the ATPI Group - will be

Race. In the wider sports arena, ATPI Sports Events was also involved in managing logistics at the 2016 Rio Olympic and
Paralympic Games, 2015 Rugby World Cup and the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

 

 

 

10 Olympic Storylines To Pay Attention To This December

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-12-01 kl. 23:28     2922 words

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By Craig Bohnert | Dec. 01, 2016, 2:27 p.m. (ET) As the calendar page turns to December, Team USA fans can look forward to a cornucopia of winter sports action as athletes seek momentum for the coming year.

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

 

 

 

Vote On Team USA's Top Athletes From November

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-12-01 kl. 23:28     784 words

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Each month, the United States Olympic Committee celebrates the outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes through the Team USA Awards presented by Dow.

Tatyana McFadden (
Paralympic track and field) Won the women’s wheelchair division of the New York City Marathon, finishing two minutes ahead of the field in 1:47:43 to complete an unprecedented fourth consecutive Grand Slam with 16 straight major

 

 

 

Det viktigaste har alltid varit att möta människor som de är

 

 Blekinge Läns Tidning Plus     2016-12-01 kl. 23:16     1718 words

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I sitt jobb på Blekingesjukhuset mötte hon människor i olika faser av livet. Många av dem rädda och oroliga, och med ett stort behov att prata med någon. Denna någon blev ofta receptionisten Anne-Lie Svensson.

Anne-Lie är nämligen rädd att det ska kännas larvigt och att bilden av henne ska bli densamma som den media älskade att måla upp under hennes aktiva år som elitidrottare och femfaldig medaljör i
paralympics.

 

 

 

VANCOUVER & VICTORIA TO HOST WJC

 

 Hockey Canada     2016-12-01 kl. 23:04     1055 words

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World Juniors return to B.C. Hockey Canada awards 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship to BC Hockey, Province of British Columbia VANCOUVER, B.C. – The world’s best junior-aged players will be skating for gold on B.C.

whole city is ready to cheer on Canada at the World Juniors,” said Mayor Gregor Robertson, City of Vancouver. “Thanks to our experience hosting events like the 2010 Winter Olympics and
Paralympics, and the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, we’ll

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Hiroshima Carp's 'kamitteru' feat picked as Japan's top buzzword in 2016

 

 Japan Today     2016-12-01 kl. 22:58     545 words

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National Dec. 02, 2016 - 06:45AM JST ( ) TOKYO — The Hiroshima Carp hit yet another home run as “kamitteru,” a coined word that means being

The further delay could affect preparations for hosting the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and
Paralympics.

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Jeff Wallace: How the Georgia women's tennis coach established a national legacy

 

 Red and Black     2016-12-01 kl. 22:26     1520 words

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In 1987, Jeff Wallace, two years removed from graduating from Georgia, had recently begun coaching his alma mater’s women’s tennis program. He arrived in Los Angeles at the NCAA tournament and watched as Stanford warmed up on the practice courts.

behind her Jan. 22, 2016. Athens, Ga. Photo/ Landon Trust “When I got engaged, and even growing up, I always dreamed of having my dad standing to next to me, and we’ve always had that unique father-son relationship,” said Jarryd, who is a two-time
Paralympian...

 

 

 

Question marks surround ParaNordic season start

 

 Rocky Mountain Outlook     2016-12-01 kl. 22:20     856 words

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Who is Captain Ahab without the white whale? Who is Batman without the Joker? And who is Canada’s ParaNordic ski team without the arch-rival Russians?

Following the McLaren report on doping at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, the International
Paralympic Committee banned Russia from all of its events.... Without their chief competitors on the startline, Canadians could dominate the Paralympic scene,...

 

 

 

Benchmark of determination

 

 The Gulf Today     2016-12-01 kl. 22:12     779 words

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Age is no bar, or so goes the adage — which is so true in the case of the UAE Paralympian Mohammed Khamis Khalaf.

Age is no bar, or so goes the adage — which is so true in the case of the UAE
Paralympian Mohammed Khamis Khalaf.Defying both disability and years, the 46-year-old Emirati powerlifter brought the UAE their first gold of the Rio Paralympics when he

 

 

 

Sarah Taryam: Valued efforts

 

 The Gulf Today     2016-12-01 kl. 22:12     301 words

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In honour of the 45th National Day, Panorama is celebrating the individual talents who make this country so great.

Weightlifter Mohammed Khamis Khalaf has won three
Paralympic medals during his sporting career, two golds and a silver.

 

 

 

Olympians Light Northport Village’s Tree

 

 Long-Islander     2016-12-01 kl. 21:54     261 words

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By Janee Law jlaw@longislandergroup.com U.S. women’s soccer Olympian Allie Long and U.S. track and field Paralympian Michael Brannigan are all smiles after flipping the switch to light the Northport Village Christmas tree.

By Janee Law jlaw@longislandergroup.com U.S. women’s soccer Olympian Allie Long and U.S. track and field
Paralympian Michael Brannigan are all smiles after flipping the switch to light the Northport Village Christmas tree.It was a festive Friday

 

 

 

Outdoor Idaho goes 'Beyond the White Clouds' for latest episode

 

 Idaho Statesman     2016-12-01 kl. 21:47     75 words

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Snow starts to pile up at Tamarack Resort Treefort Music Fest rocked Boise in 2016 Otter on Cabinet talk, Castro's death Tacoma

"That was a great finish" Eagle celebrates
paralympian Kory Puderbaugh Highlights from Boise State at Air Force.

 

 

 

Alcott becomes first wheelchair athlete to earn Newcombe Medal

 

 Inside The Games     2016-12-01 kl. 21:30     359 words

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Michael Pavitt Thursday, 1 December 2016 Dylan Alcott has become the first wheelchair athlete to earn the highest honour in Australian tennis, the Newcombe Medal.

He would also earn double
Paralympic gold in Rio de Janeiro by triumphing in the singles competition, having already won the doubles event with Heath Davidson.... It is the latest award to be given to Alcott in recent months, having been named as Australian Paralympian...

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Chinese duo win best male and female athlete prizes at APC Asian Awards

 

 Inside The Games     2016-12-01 kl. 21:30     625 words

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Daniel Etchells Thursday, 1 December 2016 Chinese swimmer Xu Qing and fencer Rong Jing won the respective best male and female athlete prizes at the Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) Asian Awards ceremony, largely in recognition of their performances at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Chinese duo win best male and female athlete prizes at APC Asian Awards. ...ceremony.Daniel Etchells Thursday, 1 December 2016 Chinese swimmer Xu Qing and fencer Rong Jing won the respective best male and female athlete prizes at the Asian
Paralympic...

 

 

 

Wounded warrior who excelled at cycling to retire

 

 El Paso Times     2016-12-01 kl. 21:11     694 words

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Buy Photo Sgt. Maj. Jerry Hochstedler and his wife, Lisa, talk about his impending retirement at Joint Task Force North headquarters at Fort Bliss.

Paralympics Team. He might move temporarily to Grand Junction, Colo., and train there.... Grand Junction will host the Paralympics National Road Championships in cycling next year, Hochstedler said.

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Coast politicians throw in the paddle for Waterlife

 

 Noosa News     2016-12-01 kl. 21:08     253 words

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THREE Coast politicians are swapping their suits for speedos this month to paddle in Lake Kawana's inaugural Waterlife charity event.

Wishlist CEO Lisa Rowe said already the event was attracting big Coast personalities,
Paralympians, Olympic speed kayakers and more than 40 corporate teams.

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Kate Middleton's move has everyone in tears

 

 AOL.com     2016-12-01 kl. 20:49     4813 words

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It's no surprise that Duchess Kate and Prince William have dedicated themselves to the promotion of mental health. The royal couple takes their role as parents seriously -- they say their children have inspired them to be vocal about these issues.

(Photo via Getty) September 2012 Kate looked chic and professional at the
Paralympics Day 4 medal ceremony.... (Photo via Getty) October 2012 Kate attended a royal reception for team Great Britain's Olympic and Paralympic athletes, wearing a black floral...

 

 

 

Paralympian Alex Zanardi Proves An Inspiration For Serious Injury Sufferers

 

 Simpson Millar LLP Solicitors     2016-12-01 kl. 20:42     824 words

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The Law Of... remaining positive after a serious injury Paralympian Alex Zanardi made headlines this summer, as he won two gold medals in the H5 category road cycling men's time trial and mixed team relay, as well as a silver in the road race event.

Paralympian Alex Zanardi Proves An Inspiration For Serious Injury Sufferers.... The Law Of... remaining positive after a serious injury Paralympian Alex Zanardi made headlines this summer, as he won two gold medals in the H5 category road cycling men's...

 

 

 

Coach K, Geno Auriemma Named USA Basketball National Coaches Of The Year

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-12-01 kl. 20:29     292 words

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By Craig Bohnert | Dec. 01, 2016, 1:16 p.m. (ET) Mike Krzyzewski (L) and Geno Auriemma (R) have been named 2016 National Coaches of the Year by USA Basketball.

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

 

 

 

One Marine paid 'the ultimate price.' Another stole his story to get VA benefits and a free home.

 

 Moultrie Observer     2016-12-01 kl. 20:25     1457 words

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Brandon Blackstone looked at the camera and told the story he'd recited many times before. "I was in an explosion that ran over a double stacked antitank mine and pretty much destroyed the Hummer behind us, blew ours up pretty good," he said.

He competed in the Vancouver
Paralympics and sped through the 2005 Marine Corps Marathon course in a hand-cranked wheelchair.

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Safe fun in the water at WIRAC

 

 Warwick Daily News     2016-12-01 kl. 20:13     239 words

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WARWICK Indoor Recreation and Aquatic Centre is holding a GH Foundation Aquatic Participation Day today for children with a disability.

"He is very close to being able to swim unaided and has met and swum with
Paralympians.

 

 

 

France's Hollande to make televised address at 1900 GMT

 

 Channel NewsAsia     2016-12-01 kl. 20:02     411 words

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French President Francois Hollande will make a televised address at 1900 GMT on Thursday from the Elysee palace, a source close to Hollande said amid speculation that he will soon say if he makes a re-election bid in next year's election.

Dec 2016 02:35 Updated 02 Dec 2016 02:40 French President Francois Hollande delivers a speech after awarding Olympic and
Paralympic athletes the Legion of Honour (Legion d'Honneur) at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, December 1, 2016.

 

 

 

Triathlon Canada Wants to Hear from YOU - Rebranding Process

 

 Around The Rings     2016-12-01 kl. 19:58     425 words

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Dear Friend of Triathlon Canada, With the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games now behind us, and many new faces on our Board of Directors and in the office, Triathlon Canada is preparing to embark on a new era for our sport.

Rebranding Process. Dear Friend of Triathlon Canada, With the Rio Olympic and
Paralympic Games now behind us, and many new faces on our Board of Directors and in the office, Triathlon Canada is preparing to embark on a new era for our sport.This will...

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Kathie McInnes: Are we seeing a new era of university campus...

 

 The Sentinel     2016-12-01 kl. 19:42     628 words

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I have lost count of how many times education institutions have invested millions of pounds in new buildings, only to close the facilities several years down the line.

Crewe has also produced world-leading research and has helped nurture top-flight athletes, including
Paralympic gold medallist Sarah Storey, who uses its specialist facilities for training.

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Northern Rivers athlete named as finalist for Paralympian of the Year

 

 Lismore Northern Star     2016-12-01 kl. 19:37     261 words

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CASINO can make a claim to fame with Paralympian Katie Kelly who competed and won gold in the inaugural Para-triathlon at this year's Paralympic Games.

Northern Rivers athlete named as finalist for
Paralympian of the Year.... CASINO can make a claim to fame with Paralympian Katie Kelly who competed and won gold in the inaugural Para-triathlon at this year's Paralympic Games.Kelly has now been named as a finalist for the Female Paralympian...

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Role of Imaging Accelerates at Summer Olympics

 

 RSNA Link     2016-12-01 kl. 19:31     1327 words

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As imaging technology advances, so does the role of radiology in treating athletes at Olympic Games — including at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

At the Sochi 2014
Paralympic Winter Games, an athlete suffered a brainstem injury after a fall in the snow, compromising his breathing.... The equipment used at the Polyclinic in the 2016 Summer Olympic was also used for the Paralympic Games held in...

 

 

 

RPT-France's Hollande to make televised address to the nation at 1900 GMT

 

 Reuters UK     2016-12-01 kl. 19:23     34 words

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French President Francois Hollande delivers a speech after awarding Olympic and Paralympic athletes the Legion of Honour (Legion d'Honneur) at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, December 1, 2016.

French President Francois Hollande delivers a speech after awarding Olympic and
Paralympic athletes the Legion of Honour (Legion d'Honneur) at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, December 1, 2016.REUTERS/Lionel Bonaventure/Pool.

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Triathlon Canada veut VOTRE avis - renouvellement de la marque...

 

 Around The Rings     2016-12-01 kl. 19:21     374 words

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Chers amis de Triathlon Canada, Avec les Jeux olympiques et paralympiques de Rio derrière nous, et de nombreux nouveaux visages au sein de notre

Triathlon Canada veut VOTRE avis - renouvellement de la marque...Chers amis de Triathlon Canada, Avec les Jeux olympiques et
paralympiques de Rio derrière nous, et de nombreux nouveaux visages au sein de notre. ...Conseil d'administration et au

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FUN IN THE SNOW — YOUR GUIDE TO FAMILY VACATIONS ON THE SKI SLOPES AND BEYOND

 

 Taking the Kids     2016-12-01 kl. 19:18     9191 words

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December 1, 2016 READY FOR SOME FUN IN THE SNOW?

Perhaps best known as the official alpine skiing venue for the 2010 Olympic and
Paralympics Winter Games, this long popular resort has 200 marked runs, 8,171 acres of terrain, 16 alpine bowls, and three glaciers that enable late spring visitors to

 

 

 

Recorder's Court:Detective gives details of arresting Angelo Short

 

 Ledger-Enquirer     2016-12-01 kl. 19:15     113 words

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Huge fight greets early holiday shoppers at Modesto's Vintage Faire Mall Shoppers share how they save big in Columbus Black Friday Sales

Kerryon Johnson: Offense has to 'hold up its end of the bargain more’ Making his debut at Rio
Paralympics, Staff Sgt.

 

 

 

North's sporting cream at awards night

 

 New Zealand Herald     2016-12-01 kl. 18:58     403 words

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A number of Olympians and Paralympians feature in the list of finalists that have been announced by Sport Northland for the 2016 Konica Minolta CSG Northland Sports Awards which will be held at the ASB Stadium tomorrow on Friday night.

A number of Olympians and
Paralympians feature in the list of finalists that have been announced by Sport Northland for the 2016 Konica Minolta CSG Northland Sports Awards which will be held at the ASB Stadium tomorrow on Friday night.The awards

 

 

 

Russia fail to meet criteria to have worldwide athletics ban overturned

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-12-01 kl. 18:47     123 words

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Russia's ban from global track and field remains in place, it has been confirmed.

More follows Timeline About the author Mike Rowbottom Chief Feature Writer Follow @mikerowbo Mike Rowbottom, one of Britain's most talented sportswriters, covered the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympics and
Paralympics as chief feature writer for

 

 

 

AROUND TOWN: Soccer Olympian Mia Hamm at Peak Vista's Breakfast of Champions

 

 Colorado Springs Gazette     2016-12-01 kl. 18:46     320 words

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One of the favorite nonprofit events each fall is the Peak Vista Breakfast of Champions and the big question in advance is always which Wheaties box Olympic great will be the keynote speaker.

Olympians and
Paralympians Association, was Olympic soccer great Mia Hamm.

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AROUND TOWN: Paralympians share Rio stories at Association of Blind Athletes breakfast

 

 Colorado Springs Gazette     2016-12-01 kl. 18:46     318 words

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U.S. Association of Blind Athletes Breakfast with Champions: Rio medal winner Amanda Dennis, goalball.

AROUND TOWN:
Paralympians share Rio stories at Association of Blind Athletes breakfast.... Rio medal winner Amanda Dennis, goalball.110416 Photo by Linda Navarro   Vibrant Olympic colors and revolving videos of Olympic/Paralympic greats circling the Hall...

 

 

 

Vladimir Putin gives a Soviet-style state of the union, and Russians yawned

 

 Albuquerque Journal     2016-12-01 kl. 18:44     746 words

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Continue reading “They’ve used everything against us,” Putin said. “Myths about Russian aggression, about propaganda, interference in other countries’ elections, besmirching our athletes, including
paralympic athletes.” “Unlike other

 

 

 

IJF Tokyo Grand Slam 2016 Preview

 

 Fight Network     2016-12-01 kl. 18:39     1985 words

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  What better place than Tokyo in Japan to conclude a particularly successful Olympic season for judo!

Judo, Japan and Tokyo, these three words perfectly link together as the next Olympic and
Paralympic Games will take place in the Japanese capital in 2020.... Following the fantastic success of judo in Rio, we are ready to organise this event as well as the 2019 World Championships and 2020 Olympic and Paralympic...

 

 

 

Sailing honoured at UK Coaching Awards

 

 Royal Yachting Association     2016-12-01 kl. 18:34     327 words

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Three British sailing coaches have been recognised at the star-studded 2016 UK Coaching Awards, held this week in London.

Matt Howard and Joe Glanfield, coaches to Olympic Champions Giles Scott and Hannah Mills-Saskia Clark, were awarded Mussabini Medals along with fellow Rio gold medal-winning coaches across the Olympic and
Paralympic sports, while the RYA’s Laser

 

 

 

American Ambassador meets with disability rights advocates

 

 Associated Press of Pakistan     2016-12-01 kl. 18:34     324 words

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Tweet on Twitter ISLAMABAD, Dec 1 (APP): American Ambassador David Hale Thursday met with approximately 25 Pakistani disability rights advocates to

the
Paralympics, we started a campaign called ‘Without Limits.’ This campaign focuses on ensuring that persons with disabilities are employed on an equal basis with others.” The American Embassy recently concluded a one year $375,000 program,

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Olympic champion Yarnold to make competitive return at IBSF World Cup in Whistler

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-12-01 kl. 18:24     501 words

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Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold is set to make her first competitive appearance for 21 months at the opening International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup event of the season, which begins in Whistler in Canada tomorrow.

The British star also refused to rule out boycotting the event, scheduled to take place from February 13 to 26, if the IBSF did not strip the 2014 Olympic and
Paralympic host city of the event.

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Warm welcome for Paralympic athlete and ex-student

 

 Brief Report.co.uk     2016-12-01 kl. 18:14     54 words

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A former Beaumont College student and multi-medal winning Paralympic athlete spoke about his life since leaving college. Graeme Ballard, 34, (pictured centre) who has cerebral palsy, visited Beaumont College and was quizzed by students.

Warm welcome for
Paralympic athlete and ex-student.... A former Beaumont College student and multi-medal winning Paralympic athlete spoke about his life since leaving college.

 

 

 

Warm welcome for Paralympic athlete and ex-student

 

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Paralympic athlete and ex-student.

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Automakers’ Tech Transfer

 

 Consumer Technology Association     2016-12-01 kl. 18:03     1457 words

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Besides their high-profile work to integrate the creations of CT firms and app publishers in vehicles, they have forged partnerships to share

On the other hand, BMW Group’s Designworks has completed major projects for physically disabled people: the professional athletes of Team USA who competed in the 2016 Summer