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Det blir en idrottsgala även 2017

 

 TTELA     2016-12-02 kl. 20:56     392 words

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Hallå alla ni som undrar blir det någon Idrottsgala i Trollhättan nästa år? Svaret är ja, fredagen den 7 april är det dags igen och skådeplatsen är densamma, entré-hallen i Arena Älvhögsborg. 2016 är året som Trollhättan fyller 100 år.

handikappidrottare) samt den nyinstiftade kategorin årets eldsjäl.

 

 

 

Kan man ta sig upp (och ner) för en trappa i rullstol?

 

 MyNewsdesk     2016-12-02 kl. 14:30     338 words

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Pressmeddelande Dec 02, 2016 14:30 CET I Sverige finns uppskattningsvis 75 000 trapphus som helt saknar hiss.

funktionsnedsättning, har KONE och
Parasport Sverige genomfört ett experiment för att lyfta frågan om ett tillgängligare Sverige.... KONE och Parasport Sverige har tillsammans med Peter Ojala, lagkapten för det svenska kälkhockeylandslaget, tagit fram...

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Julfilmen som redan har blivit årets mest delade reklam

 

 Resumé     2016-12-02 kl. 10:37     197 words

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Här är årets 10 mest delade reklamfilmer, enligt en sammanställning från Unruly Media. Varuhuset John Lewis släppte sin reklamfilm inför julen i början av november.

På andra plats hamnar brittiska Channel 4:s omtalade filmer "We Are the Superhumans" inför
Paralympics.

 

 

 

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Start your engines! Jordin Sparks gets motors running in black halter dress

 

 Daily Mail     2016-12-03 kl. 08:01     694 words

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Dailymail.com Reporter 05:39 GMT, 3 December 2016 She regularly turns heads with her epic vocal volleys on stage.

Shiny: World famous snowboarder and
Paralympic bronze medalist Amy Purdy, 37, dazzled in long-sleeved mini featuring a gold crosshatch pattern Catching some eyes:... Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his fiance Amy Reimann walked the carpet World famous snowboarder and Paralympic...

 

 

 

Eagle girls basketball off to 6-0 start

 

 Idaho Statesman     2016-12-03 kl. 07:53     91 words

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Bishop Kelly falls to Skyline in 4A state football Learn about the puppets in Boise Contemporary Theater's revival of "A Nighttime Survival

"That was a great finish" Eagle celebrates
paralympian Kory Puderbaugh Two-time MW coach of the year Shawn Garus leads Boise State volleyball's rise.

 

 

 

Behind the Scenes / Sharing tsunami lessons ...

 

 The Japan News     2016-12-03 kl. 07:42     1124 words

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By Keiichi Nakane and Shotaro Demizu / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writers Tsunami affect not only Japan, which suffered enormous damage in the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011, but many coastal countries. Nov.

Ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and
Paralympics, the country must be able to provide support to foreign tourists who lack tsunami-related knowledge.

 

 

 

Photographer awarded Best Paralympic Photography prize

 

 Enews.Shafaqna.com     2016-12-03 kl. 06:06     14 words

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TEHRAN, Dec. 01 (MNA) – Iranian photographer Abolfazl Amanollah has been selected in Best

Photographer awarded Best
Paralympic Photography prize.

 

 

 

Winners revealed at Irish Paralympic awards

 

 International Paralympic Committee     2016-12-03 kl. 05:31     413 words

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Cyclists were the big winners of the night but there was a surprise for thrower Orla Barry.

Winners revealed at Irish
Paralympic awards.... Cyclists were the big winners of the night but there was a surprise for thrower Orla Barry.The success of Team Ireland at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games was celebrated at a Gala Awards ceremony in Dublin on...

 

 

 

Olympics: Budapest 2024 spreads sustainability message to Water Summit 2016 attendees

 

 Sports Features     2016-12-03 kl. 04:48     628 words

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NewsUpdate Water Summit 2016 in Budapest © Budapest 2024 Water Summit 2016 attendees gather to gain valuable insight and spread

Budapest 2024 recognizes the importance of protecting the world's water ecosystems and will continue to strive to set new standards for hosting Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Rio 2016 Paralympians celebrated - RTE.ie

 

 NewsJS.com     2016-12-03 kl. 04:45     47 words

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RTE.ieRio 2016 Paralympians celebratedRTE.ieThe success of Team Ireland at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games was celebrated at a Gala Awards ceremony in Dublin on Friday.

Rio 2016
Paralympians celebrated -... RTE.ie. RTE.ieRio 2016 Paralympians celebratedRTE.ieThe success of Team Ireland at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games was celebrated at a Gala Awards ceremony in Dublin on Friday.Double medal-winning cyclists Eoghan...

 

 

 

Singapore can observe International Day of Persons with Disabilities with pride : Minister

 

 Enews.Shafaqna.com     2016-12-03 kl. 04:20     15 words

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From celebrating the exploits of Singapore s Paralympians at Rio to extending the Compulsory

Minister. From celebrating the exploits of Singapore s
Paralympians at Rio to extending the Compulsory. ...Educati.

 

 

 

Singapore can observe International Day of Persons with Disabilities with 'pride': Minister

 

 Channel NewsAsia     2016-12-03 kl. 04:00     248 words

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From celebrating the exploits of Singapore's Paralympians at Rio to extending the Compulsory Education Act to children with special needs from 2019, Social and Family Development Minister Tan Chuan-Jin notes efforts to promote inclusiveness.

Minister. From celebrating the exploits of Singapore's
Paralympians at Rio to extending the Compulsory Education Act to children with special needs from 2019, Social and Family Development Minister Tan Chuan-Jin notes efforts to promote inclusiveness....

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O'Sullivan surges into semi-finals snooker

 

 Irish Independent     2016-12-03 kl. 03:41     388 words

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Ronnie O'Sullivan stormed into the semi-finals of the UK Championship with a 6-2 victory over Mark Williams. Ronnie O'Sullivan stormed into the semi-finals of the UK Championship with a 6-2 victory over Mark Williams.

RIO medal winners Eoghan Clifford and Katie-George Dunlevy claimed the outstanding awards at the Irish
Paralympic Awards last night.... Teenager Noelle Lenihan, who won discus bronze, was named Young Paralympian of the Games as Niamh McCarthy won the...

 

 

 

Paralympian Eric Newby on his journey to the Olympics

 

 WB11 - KPLR TV     2016-12-03 kl. 03:01     240 words

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[embedded content] ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Paralympian Eric Newby stopped in the FOX 2 gym to talk about the Olympics in Rio. Newby represented USA in Rio on the number-one world ranked wheelchair rugby team.

Paralympian Eric Newby on his journey to the Olympics.... ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Paralympian Eric Newby stopped in the FOX 2 gym to talk about the Olympics in Rio.

 

 

 

Pier jumping victim’s summer safety warning

 

 Foreign Affairs.co.nz     2016-12-03 kl. 02:16     522 words

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MIL OSI Australia – Source: Government of Victoria 3 Headline: Friday 2 December, 2016 Nazim Erdem in conjunction with Parks Victoria and spinal cord injury organisations Independence Australia and Spire (a division of AQA Victoria Ltd.

Following his accident, Nazim took up wheelchair rugby and competed successfully as a member of the Gold medal winning Australian team at the 2016 Rio
Paralympics and has previously won silver medals at the 2000 Sydney and 2008 Beijing Paralympics

 

 

 

Britain's bladerunner Richard Whitehead photography exhibition

 

 One News Page United Kingdom     2016-12-03 kl. 02:14     21 words

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(20 minutes ago) Photographs celebrating the success of world record Paralympian Richard Whitehead - dubbed Britain's bladerunner - have gone on display.

(20 minutes ago) Photographs celebrating the success of world record
Paralympian Richard Whitehead - dubbed Britain's bladerunner - have gone on display.

 

 

 

Exhibition heralds British 'bladerunner'

 

 BBC     2016-12-03 kl. 02:01     275 words

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Photographs celebrating the success of world record Paralympian Richard Whitehead - dubbed Britain's bladerunner - have gone on display. The athlete set records for the fastest marathon for a double amputee and has won two Paralympic 200m gold medals.

Photographs celebrating the success of world record
Paralympian Richard Whitehead - dubbed Britain's bladerunner - have gone on display.... The athlete set records for the fastest marathon for a double amputee and has won two Paralympic 200m gold...

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Boost for disability football

 

 Sussex County FA     2016-12-03 kl. 01:04     709 words

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Disability football in England has received a major boost following the announcement of Every Player Counts, a new £1.1m project from the English Football League (EFL) Trust that aims to attract almost 10,000 new participants into the sport.

England CP star and
Paralympian Jack Rutter and former England and Leeds defender Danny Mills were present at Wembley on Tuesday to watch some of the programme’s newest participants in action.

 

 

 

Dashed hope restored: Moving stories of children living with artificial limbs

 

 Nigeria Punch     2016-12-03 kl. 00:09     3009 words

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In this report, JESUSEGUN ALAGBE writes about how children whose limbs were amputated have found new hope in prostheses For 15 years of her life, 17-year-old Deborah Bisiriyu walked on only one leg — her left one.

Despite this, he became one of the best athletes in the world as he was the tenth athlete to compete at both the
Paralympic Games and the Olympic Games, competing in sprint events for below-knee amputees in Paralympic events, and in non-disabled

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Paralympic athletes recognised at awards ceremony

 

 Irish Times     2016-12-02 kl. 23:55     257 words

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Ireland team at Paralympics in Rio won 11 medals including gold for Eoghan Clifford The Irish Paralympic Awards took place in Dublin on Friday night

Paralympic athletes recognised at awards ceremony.... Ireland team at Paralympics in Rio won 11 medals including gold for Eoghan Clifford The Irish Paralympic Awards took place in Dublin on Friday night. ...to honour the athletes who returned from the Paralympics...

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RTE Online (web)

 

 

 

FEATURE: Visually impaired professor to light way forward on UN disability agenda

 

 Foreign Affairs.co.nz     2016-12-02 kl. 23:26     1289 words

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MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations 2 Headline: 2 December 2016 Of the world’s 7.4 billion people, some 15 per cent – or one billion – are said to have some form of disability. Jun Ishikawa is one of them.

UNIC Tokyo: Ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and
Paralympic Games, awareness about people with disabilities and the building of inclusive society is gradually growing among the Japanese public.

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Red, White & Trending: Nov. 25-Dec. 1

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-12-02 kl. 23:19     1124 words

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By Jamie MacDonald | Dec. 02, 2016, 1:30 p.m. (ET) What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing? They're training. They're practicing.

02, 2016, 1:30 p.m. (ET) What are Team USA athletes — Olympians,
Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing?... Two-time Paralympian Melissa Stockwell found this out the hard way over Thanksgiving.

 

 

 

Stars Appear at Swimming's Golden Goggle Awards

 

 Sports Illustrated for Kids     2016-12-02 kl. 23:12     673 words

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Tall, muscular swimmers walked down a red carpet in New York City, posing for photos and speaking with reporters. The week of Thanksgiving, the best swimmers in the country — part of the winningest U.S.

Work as hard as you can to reach your goals and dreams. No dream is too big, so just go for it.”
Paralympian Jessica Long, who has won 23 medals over her career, said it is important to push through difficult practices. “Never give up,” she

 

 

 

USRowing High Performance Task Force Update

 

 USRowing     2016-12-02 kl. 23:00     291 words

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, USRowing announced the formation of a Task Force on USRowing High Performance. The group has been working diligently to review and analyze USRowing’s high performance systems, structures, resources and policies following the 2016 Olympic cycle.

USRowing selects, trains, and manages the teams that represent the U.S. in international competition including the world championships, Pan American Games, Olympic Games, and
Paralympic Games.

 

 

 

Unstoppable Tracy Schmitt speaks at Sarnia event for International Day of People with Disabilities

 

 Sarnia Observer     2016-12-02 kl. 22:53     506 words

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Tracy Schmitt says she’s where she is today because someone believed in her ability to do things for herself.

In recent years she’s competed in international regattas, including a
Paralympic Games qualifier earlier this year.... Schmitt has also worked at Air Canada and has earned a bronze medal in alpine skiing as a Paralympian. “What really worked for me,...

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Sarnia Observer (web)

 

 

 

Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games high level sustainability plan

 

 Climate Action     2016-12-02 kl. 22:49     93 words

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The Olympic and Paralympic Games are one of the world's largest sports events, and the delivery of the Games has more wide-ranging impacts than we could imagine, not on the field of sports alone, but also on society, the economy and other fields.

Tokyo 2020 Olympic and
Paralympic Games high level sustainability plan.... The Olympic and Paralympic Games are one of the world's largest sports events, and the delivery of the Games has more wide-ranging impacts than we could imagine, not on the field...

 

 

 

Fort Bliss Wounded warrior who excelled at cycling to retire

 

 El Paso Times     2016-12-02 kl. 22:27     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.

 

 

 

The Real Reason Elite Athletes Are Underpaid

 

 Flow Track     2016-12-02 kl. 22:24     1678 words

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USATF CEO Max Siegel gave a rundown on Thursday of the compensation USATF paid directly to the athletes in 2016. 1) $2.6 million via prize money at USATF events 2) $1.

But these are just the estimated costs of direct money to the elite athletes. USATF has many other expenses, including meet production costs, event rights, staffing, athlete programs, plus all of the youth, junior, masters, and
Paralympic events

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Taipei fire survivor wants to help other burn victims

 

 Straits Times     2016-12-02 kl. 22:11     649 words

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Ms Loy, with Dr Chew Khong Yik (left) and Associate Professor Tan Bien Keem, who were with her every day as she spent four months in hospital, enduring great pain during treatment. Prof Tan said the team was surprised by her positive attitude.

Paralympian and medical doctor William Tan, who is a cancer survivor, inspires her.

 

 

 

An officer and a sportsperson

 

 Times of India     2016-12-02 kl. 22:10     772 words

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Bengaluru: Allrounder. Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj loved this word since childhood. It meant being a master of all trades, but he was prepared for all the hard work and elbow grease.

"My next aim is to prepare for the World Para-Badminton Championships in Korea next year and the Tokyo
Paralympics in 2020."

 

 

 

Kevin Rempel retires from sledge hockey

 

 Orangeville Banner     2016-12-02 kl. 22:03     256 words

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CALGARY — Veteran Canadian sledge hockey player Kevin Rempel is retiring after nearly a decade in the sport. The Vineland, Ont., native leaves the game with a Paralympic bronze medal and a world championship gold in his collection.

The Vineland, Ont., native leaves the game with a
Paralympic bronze medal and a world championship gold in his collection.In 79 games, he recorded 30 goals and 34 assists.... The 34-year-old recently released his autobiography "Still Standing," which chronicled his debilitating injury, family tragedy and realizing his dream of playing for his country at the Sochi Paralympics...

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Tucker West Earns Second Luge World Cup Win, Again On Home Ice

 

 US Olympic Team