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Funktionhindrade judotjejer tränar självförsvar i Kumla

 

 Nerikes Allehanda     2016-12-03 kl. 17:42     806 words

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Kumla kampsport ordnar den 2-4 december för första gången ett judoläger riktat till funktionshindrade tjejer som behöver stärka sin självkänsla.

Hon är även ordförande för judon under Parasportförbundet som innefattar både Special olympics och
Paralympics.... Svenska Parasportförbundet och Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté är ett av 71 Specialidrottsförbund (SF) inom Riksidrottsförbundet (RF) och...

 

 

 

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Celebrity Robot Wars is coming to BBC Two this Christmas

 

 Telly Mix     2016-12-04 kl. 08:39     366 words

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BBC Two will host a Celebrity Robot Wars special this Christmas.

Will Thomas from Team Shockwave; and
Paralympian Kadeena Cox, will compete with her mentor Ellis Ware from Team Pulsar.

 

 

 

Top business group uses paralympics to promote peace ahead of elections

 

 Spy Ghana     2016-12-04 kl. 08:31     468 words

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The second edition of the annual Ghana Paralympic Festival came off in Tema, 25th November,2016 with organizers, urging all Ghanaians to help ensure peace before, during and after the December 7 General election.

Top business group uses
paralympics to promote peace ahead of elections.... The second edition of the annual Ghana Paralympic Festival came off in Tema, 25th November,2016 with organizers, urging all Ghanaians to help ensure peace before, during and after...

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Dec. 4 world news summary at 0130 GMT

 

 Spy Ghana     2016-12-04 kl. 08:31     393 words

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Tweet on Twitter MADRID — Spanish Maritime Rescue services on Saturday saved 53 immigrants from a dinghy 49 nautical miles off the cost of Malaga, Spanish media reported. The rescue happened after 7 a.m.

business group uses
paralympics to promote peace ahead of elections.

 

 

 

5 Things You Might Not Know about Prince Harry

 

 Indonesia Tatler     2016-12-04 kl. 08:07     459 words

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Having recently announced his relationship public with actress Meghan Markle it seems that not much is unknown about Prince Harry . However, we have compiled five things that you may have missed while reading about the ‘funcle’ of the royal family. 1.

The result was the Invictus Games , a
Paralympic-Styled multi-sport event for wounded, sick or injured servicemen and women.

 

 

 

On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, protesters say B.C. isn’t doing enough – Globalnews.ca

 

 Nigeria Today.ng     2016-12-04 kl. 06:44     245 words

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Globalnews.ca Members of BC ACORN, an advocacy group, gathered in downtown Vancouver on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 to raise awareness of their concerns that there is inadequate government support for people living with disabilities.

3, 2016 to raise awareness of their concerns that there is inadequate government support for people living with disabilities.Global News … Disabilities Bill needs amendments before it is passed, say activistsThe Hindu US
Paralympians Celebrate

 

 

 

Annette Antoniak named interim CAO for RMWB

 

 Fort McMurray Today     2016-12-04 kl. 06:09     399 words

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The chief executive responsible for overseeing operations at Wood Buffalo’s largest recreation facilities will now serve as the RMWB’s chief administrative officer (CAO).

Olympic and
Paralympic Games Secretariat. “She’s just a wonderful collection of experience,” Blake added.

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A Mighty Girl - Today we're honoring the life and wisdom of A..

 

 TaableNote News     2016-12-04 kl. 05:58     549 words

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Today we're honoring the life and wisdom of Australian comedian, journalist, and disability rights advocate Stella Young in recognition of International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

Her path eventually took her to a career as both a written and broadcast journalist, covering both day-to-day issues around disabilities and large events, like the 2012
Paralympic Games....http://www.amightygirl.com/susan-laughs ) and the biography of wheelchair racer and 17-time Paralympic...

 

 

 

2016 IS A YEAR TO REMEMBER!

 

 Dailysun.co.za     2016-12-04 kl. 05:50     572 words

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Thanks to award-winning Wayde van Niekerk and Caster Semenya that today we are proud South Africans. Photo by Backpagepix  ~  PHEW! What a year we’ve had on the sporting front!

How do I forget our
paralympians 25-year-old Dyan Buis and Charl Du Toit from the Mother City?

 

 

 

Construction work begins on Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium ahead of official launch ceremony

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-12-04 kl. 05:27     265 words

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Preliminary construction work has begun on the new Olympic Stadium due to form the centrepiece of Tokyo 2020 ahead of an official ceremony a week today.

Opening and Closing ceremonies and athletics competitions are due to take place in the Stadium at both the Olympic and
Paralympic Games.

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Joe Wise.docx

 

 Scribd     2016-12-04 kl. 04:33     96 words

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Abelay, Sean Rhyan R. BABA 2-B PE4_U TUE 7:30-9:30 JOE WISE Joe Wise (born May 22, 1993) was a member of the U.S. Paralympic Swim Team and is a 19-time American Record Holder.

Paralympic Swim Team and is a 19-time American Record Holder.He competed for the United States at both the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing and the 2012 Games held in London.... Wise has been swimming for 10 years total, 7 years in Paralympic...

 

 

 

Greubel Poser, Gibbs Wins Bobsled Bronze In World Cup Opener; Elana Meyers Taylor Crashes

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-12-04 kl. 03:39     337 words

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By Craig Bohnert | Dec. 03, 2016, 8:06 p.m. (ET) Jamie Greubel Poser and Lauren Gibbs, seen here in a pre-season photo, earned bronze at the 2016 IBSF World Cup on Dec. 3, 2016 in Whistler, British Columbia.

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Tribune earns honors in state newspaper contest

 

 South Bend Tribune     2016-12-04 kl. 03:37     1414 words

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The South Bend Tribune swept the major awards at the Hoosier State Press Association's annual Better Newspapers contest on Saturday, being honored as the top daily newspaper in Indiana.

• Photographer Michael Caterina won first place Best Multiple Picture Group for "Unified Track," a series of photos about a track meet that paired
disabled athletes with able-bodied athletes at St.

 

 

 

Demonetization: Govt begins aggressive campaign to hit out at Oppn, releases ads worth Rs 16 cr

 

 DNA India     2016-12-04 kl. 03:12     311 words

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To hit back at the Opposition on the demonetization issue, the government has begun an aggressive campaign to educate people on the subject.

bandwagon are highlighted, including popular names like Rio
Paralympics medal winner Deepa Malik and Olympic medalist Mary Kom.

 

 

 

IOC will not sign off on Tokyo's $20b budget for 2020 Games

 

 Equilibrio Informativo     2016-12-04 kl. 02:05     483 words

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A balanced budget was released by LA 2024 and it presents the City of Los Angeles and the Olympic Movement with "no surprises". Olympic officials have agreed to keep the rowing and swimming venues at their planned sites in Tokyo for the 2020 Games.

Koike proposed a review of the three venues, including the option of using existing venues rather than building new ones, based on recommendations by her panel for reviewing costs for the 2020 Olympics and
Paralympics.

 

 

 

Revealed: Scandal of the Paralympic empty coffers

 

 Scottish Daily Express     2016-12-04 kl. 01:10     265 words

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JUST a fortnight before the Rio 2016 Olympics came the shock news that there was no money left for the Paralympic Games to go ahead. It left precious little time for the ruling body, the International Paralympics Committee, to find the money themselves.

Revealed: Scandal of the
Paralympic empty coffers.... JUST a fortnight before the Rio 2016 Olympics came the shock news that there was no money left for the Paralympic Games to go ahead.... It left precious little time for the ruling body, the International Paralympics...

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The Inaug Quiz 19 Sept '16 Elims & Finals

 

 SlideShare.net     2016-12-04 kl. 01:09     4490 words

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Upcoming SlideShare Loading in … 5 1. THE COEP QUIZ CLUB PRESENTS THE INAUGURAL QUIZ – 2016 in association with Boat Club Quiz Club Prepared by- The COEP Quiz Club 2. INTRODUCING THE FORMAT……HOW THIS THING WOKRS???

20* Who is this Indian para athlete, also the only Indian
Paralympian to win two gold medals.

 

 

 

Aspiring athletes game to try parasports in Regina

 

 Global News Canada     2016-12-04 kl. 00:50     532 words

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; Aspiring athletes game to try parasports had a chance to try them out this weekend.

three days, including sledge hockey and wheelchair basketball. “These days are really important because they educate people,” Kim Cousins, a
Paralympic coach, said. “This is the bounce off where you can get almost anybody here to try something,

 

 

 

- Habersham County Christmas Parade rained on but not rained out

 

 Now Habersham     2016-12-04 kl. 00:36     225 words

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The rainy weather left lots of excited parade goers high and dry this evening in Baldwin. The city, which played host this year to the county’s annual Christmas Parade, started the parade early with little fanfare.

Prayer for victims of earthquake in Italy Absentee voting begins September 20th Local
Paralympian swimmer strikes again in Rio with third medal Thousands turn out for Big Red Apple Festival Voter registration deadline is Tuesday Scammers targeting

 

 

 

Most viral ads of 2016 2 days ago

 

 AdNews     2016-12-04 kl. 00:22     458 words

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UK retailer John Lewis has claimed the most shared ad of 2016 with its Christmas campaign Buster The Boxer, analysis by video ad tech company Unruly has found.

trampoline at Christmas time, was shared 1,949,387 beat Channel 4's
Paralympic promotion We Are The Superhumans (with 1.85 million shares) and Shell's Best Day of My Life (1.68 million).

 

 

 

Robbie Keane and Olympic heroes honoured as People of the Year

 

 TheJournal.ie     2016-12-04 kl. 00:01     921 words

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SPORTSPEOPLE WHO LIT up our lives in 2016 were among the winners of Rehab People of the Year awards this evening. Jason Smyth crossing the line in the Men's 100m.

Jason Smyth crossing the line in the Men's 100m.The ten
Paralympic medallists who brought pride and glory to the country with their Rio feats were on stage to accept a joint award.

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Irish Times (web)

 

 

 

News Young man who lost his legs dances everyday

 

 Times Live South Africa     2016-12-03 kl. 23:49     481 words

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Miraculously, Manyoni, who was nine years old, survived. But the train crushed his legs, which were amputated immediately up to his pelvis.

Manyoni draws inspiration from Natalie du Toit, the South African swimming champion who won gold medals at the 2004
Paralympics as well as at the Commonwealth Games.

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Lucky Bronze For USA Luge In Lake Placid World Cup Team Relay

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-12-03 kl. 23:11     1145 words

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By Peggy Shinn | Dec. 03, 2016, 4:24 p.m. (ET) (L-R) Summer Britcher, Tucker West, Jayson Terdiman and Matt Mortensen pose on the podium for the team relay at the FIL Luge World Cup on Dec. 3, 2016 in Lake Placid, N.Y. LAKE PLACID, N.Y.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and
Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “It’s tough to have the Germans behind you,” said West. “Usually, they’re very solid.

 

 

 

With Fastest Time Of The Second Heat, Matt Antoine Opens Skeleton Season With A Bronze

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-12-03 kl. 23:11     236 words

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By Craig Bohnert | Dec. 03, 2016, 4:34 p.m. (ET) Matt Antoine completes his second run at the IBSF World Cup on Dec. 3, 2016 in Whistler, B.C.

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Vote now: Séamus Callanan nominated for the RTÉ Sport Sportsperson of the Year award

 

 Tipperary Star     2016-12-03 kl. 22:18     188 words

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Tipperary hurling star Séamus Callanan has been nominated for the RTÉ Sport Sportsperson of the Year award. And, the Tipperary Star is calling on supporters of the blue and gold everywhere to vote in support of the Drom & Inch man.

Séamus Callanan (hurling), Eoghan Clifford (
Paralympian), Katie George Dunlevy & Eve McCrystal (Paralympians), Brian Fenton (Dublin footballer), Carl Frampton (boxer), Denise Gaule (Camogie), Jamie Heaslip (rugby), Daryl Horgan (soccer), Conor

 

 

 

Overcoming life’s hurdles

 

 Dalles Chronicle     2016-12-03 kl. 21:55     1087 words

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Special Olympics is far more than giving an intellectually disabled athlete the opportunity to win a medal; the program showcases the determination and strength of the human spirit.

Special Olympics is far more than giving an intellectually
disabled athlete the opportunity to win a medal; the program showcases the determination and strength of the human spirit.Children and adults who sometimes face tough challenges finding

 

 

 

Boise Red Cross prepares for potential emergencies. Would you know what to do?

 

 Idaho Statesman     2016-12-03 kl. 21:09     91 words

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Interfaith Sanctuary Community Choir Boiseans buy empty bowls to help others filled their bellies Thanksgiving Day benefit run RIP K-9 Police Officer Jardo Police chief honors K9 Jardo Boise Police Cpl.

Recovery from shooting is 'a day-by-day thing' Boise Police Chief Bill Bones reaches out to Treasure Valley kids Eagle celebrates
paralympian Kory Puderbaugh A new geothermal sculpture for Boise State A sneak peek at Esther Simplot Park Inaugural

 

 

 

5th Edition Of The Nigerian Sports Award: See Full List Of Winners (Photos)

 

 Akwa Ibom State News Online     2016-12-03 kl. 20:19     435 words

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Paralympic Gold Medalist EJIKE LUCY is the SportsWoman of the year in 5th Edition Of The Nigerian Sports Award: See Full List Of Winners (PHOTOS) The

Paralympic Gold Medalist EJIKE LUCY is the SportsWoman of the year in 5th Edition Of The Nigerian Sports Award:

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TENNIS NEWS FROM CANADA EUGENIE BOUCHARD NAMED 2016 TENNIS CANADA FEMALE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

 

 10sBalls     2016-12-03 kl. 20:18     2069 words

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Written by: Staff on 3rd December 2016 epa05326464 Eugenie Bouchard of Canada reacts as she plays against Laura Siegmund of Germany during their

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

 

 

 

Kiefer, Ross Are First U.S. Women’s Foil Fencers To Win Gold, Silver At A Grand Prix

 

 US Olympic Team     2016-12-03 kl. 20:12     342 words

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By Craig Bohnert | Dec. 03, 2016, 1 p.m. (ET) Lee Kiefer (L) and Nicole Ross (R) celebrate after winning gold and silver, respectively, at the FIE Fencing Grand Prix on Dec. 3, 2016 in Torino, Italy.

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Think before foot in mouth: OPINION

 

 Lismore Northern Star     2016-12-03 kl. 20:11     259 words

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FOR the past week or so I've had a big black eye and a bandage on the side of my head. No, it wasn't the result of a knife fight, or a disgruntled reader, I had a small operation and it looked much worse than it actually was.

It got me thinking, especially after hearing a radio interview this week with a former
Paralympic athlete who's been in a wheelchair for 37 years.... This Paralympian said many people didn't even bother learning her name before asking such a confronting...

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Federal Council agree to support potential Swiss bid for 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games

 

 Insidethegames.biz     2016-12-03 kl. 20:00     496 words

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A proposed Swiss bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games has been given an early boost after the country’s Federal Council agreed to back the attempt to bring the event to the nation.

Federal Council agree to support potential Swiss bid for 2026 Olympic and
Paralympic Games.... A proposed Swiss bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games has been given an early boost after the country’s Federal Council agreed to back the...

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