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Kungen av schack toppar Norge-lista
 
 Helsingborgs Dagblad     2016-12-24 kl. 13:12     224 words
 
Magnus Carlsen är fortfarande Norges största idrottsstjärna, enligt tidningen VG:s årliga rankning. Bild: Mary Altaffer Det är femte gången schackunderbarnet hamnar i topp.

Bild: Mary Altaffer Det är femte gången schackunderbarnet hamnar i topp.Närmaste konkurrenter är simmaren och Paralympics-medaljören Sarah Louise Rung, Henrik Lundqvists lagkamrat Mats Zuccarello i NHL-hockeyn och fotbollsspelaren Ada Hegerberg.

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Stensons suveräna 2016
 
 Borås Tidning     2016-12-24 kl. 10:14     1597 words
 
Sportåret 2016 var inte bara fotbolls-EM och OS. Det var även Tre Kronor, solkräm för läppar och - framför allt - Henrik Stenson. Den svenske golfstjärnan, just nu rankad fyra i världen, sade efter säsongen 2013 att det inte kunde bli bättre.

11: Karl Forsman tar Sveriges första guld i Paralympics efter ha vunnit 100 m bröstsim.
 
   
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Crime › Japan to team up with NGOs, U.N. to deter terrorism in Asia
 
 Japan Today     2016-12-25 kl. 08:48     328 words
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Crime Dec. 25, 2016 - 04:00PM JST ( ) TOKYO — Japan plans to work with U.N.

Crime Dec. 25, 2016 - 04:00PM JST ( ) TOKYO — Japan plans to work with U.N.bodies and nongovernmental organizations to discourage violent extremist groups from taking hold in Asia, eyeing Tokyo’s hosting of the Olympics and Paralympics in 2020,...
 
   
Queen's praises unsung heroes in message
 
 Brisbane Courier-Mail     2016-12-25 kl. 08:33     465 words
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The Queen will use her Christmas Day address to highlight the achievements of those who inspire others, from Olympic and Paralympic athletes to "ordinary people doing extraordinary things".

The Queen will use her Christmas Day address to highlight the achievements of those who inspire others, from Olympic and Paralympic athletes to "ordinary people doing extraordinary things".During her annual televised message to the nation the Queen

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PM Modi congratulates Virat Kohli, Team India for historic win against England in Mann Ki Baat
 
 Oneindia     2016-12-25 kl. 08:31     361 words
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New Delhi, Dec 25: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his last Mann Ki Baat address of 2016 on Sunday (Dec 25) congratulated Indian sports persons for their achievements all through the year.

PM also hailed the performance of Indian paralympians at Rio Paralympics for winning 4 medals.
 
   
Text of PM's 'Mann Ki Baat' address on All India Radio on December 25, 2016
 
 Business Standard India     2016-12-25 kl. 08:20     276 words
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Text of PM's 'Mann Ki Baat' address on All India Radio on December 25, 2016
 
 Press Information Bureau     2016-12-25 kl. 07:17     4141 words
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Little Mix star Jade spreads Christmas cheer to kids whose lives have been touched by cancer
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2016-12-25 kl. 07:14     104 words
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Little Mix star Jade Thirlwall has been spreading Christmas cheer at a cancer charity as she arrived home to spend the holidays in South Shields.

Jade is a patron of the charity along with Dame Margaret Barbour, and Paralympic gold medallist Josef Craig, and has been involved with its work since a young age.
 
   
Obamas send their final Christmas message from White House
 
 Ondo State News Online     2016-12-25 kl. 06:15     313 words
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Obamas Send Their Final Christmas Message From White House US President Barack Obama speaks alongside US Olympic gymnast Simone Biles and First

Obamas Send Their Final Christmas Message From White House US President Barack Obama speaks alongside US Olympic gymnast Simone Biles and First. ...Lady Michelle Obama during a ceremony honoring the 2016 US Olympic and Paralympic teams during an

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FOR SAT - High tech helps level playing field for ‘Supermen’
 
 China Daily Asia     2016-12-25 kl. 05:52     688 words
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Players ride on two-wheeled electric boards to compete in Hover Crosse in Minato Ward, Tokyo.

(The Yomiuri Shimbun, The Japan News / ANN) Looking toward 2020 The long-term goal of the Superhuman Sports Society is to organize an international competition with “superhuman sports” coinciding with the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Queen's Christmas message: 'I draw strength from unsung heroes'
 
 DailyMe.Com     2016-12-25 kl. 05:10     76 words
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Image copyright PA Image caption The Queen's Christmas address will praise Olympians and Paralympic athletes after an impressive summer in Rio The

Image copyright PA Image caption The Queen's Christmas address will praise Olympians and Paralympic athletes after an impressive summer in Rio The. ...Queen will say she draws strength from "ordinary people doing extraordinary things" in her annual
 
   
Sports year in review: New Mexico well-represented at Summer Olympics
 
 Albuquerque Journal     2016-12-25 kl. 04:57     635 words
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to play in the Olympics, but so very few get that opportunity.” • Nick Slade, Albuquerque Academy, Paralympics, track & field:...Paralympics. (Joe Kusumoto/Special to the Journal) inches. “It’s pretty overwhelming,” Slade, a 2015 graduate, told the...
 
   
Queen's Christmas message: We can draw 'inspiration' from the achievements
 
 The Telegraph     2016-12-25 kl. 03:43     592 words
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The Queen at a desk in the Regency Room in Buckingham Palace, London, after recording her Christmas Day broadcast to the Commonwealth Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

In it Her Majesty will emphasise the theme of inspiration, as she reflects on the achievements of Olympic and Paralympic athletes from the UK and across the Commonwealth at the Rio Games last summer.

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Paralympic stars to shine on the Coast
 
 Sunshine Coast Daily     2016-12-25 kl. 03:38     123 words
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BASKETBALL: A record breaking number of Paralympians will line up for the Suncoast Spinners' annual wheelchair basketball tournament at council's Caloundra Indoor Stadium next month.

Paralympic stars to shine on the Coast.... BASKETBALL: A record breaking number of Paralympians will line up for the Suncoast Spinners' annual wheelchair basketball tournament at council's Caloundra Indoor Stadium next month.Suncoast Spinners president...

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2016 SPORT QUIZ: Test your Premier League, Euros, Olympics and general
 
 Scottish Sunday Express     2016-12-25 kl. 03:23     127 words
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THE ultimate 2016 sport quiz is here this Christmas, with 40 brain-squeezing questions to test your knowledge to the limit.

Go! GETTYLeicester won the Premier League title in May GETTY2016 has been one of those years GETTYKadeena Cox won gold medals in which two Paralympic disciplines?
 
   
Queen's Christmas address highlights achievements of those who inspire
 
 Portsmouth Today     2016-12-25 kl. 03:20     81 words
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Sunday 25 December 2016 The Queen will use her Christmas Day address to highlight the achievements of those who inspire others, from Olympic and Paralympic athletes to "ordinary people doing extraordinary things".

Queen's Christmas address highlights achievements of those who inspire. ...others.Sunday 25 December 2016 The Queen will use her Christmas Day address to highlight the achievements of those who inspire others, from Olympic and Paralympic athletes to
 
   
Queen praises 'unsung heroes' in upbeat Christmas message
 
 Kingdom FM     2016-12-25 kl. 03:18     327 words
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Sunday, December 25th, 2016 2:08am The Queen will use her Christmas Day broadcast to deliver an upbeat message with the theme of inspiration, highlighting the importance of learning from "ordinary people doing extraordinary things".

Speaking of those who have inspired the UK and Commonwealth this year, she will talk of the success of Olympic and Paralympic athletes and the hard work carried out by the hundreds of charities she supports as patron.

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Queen praises 'unsung heroes' in upbeat Christmas message
 
 Town 102 FM     2016-12-25 kl. 03:12     283 words
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Reflecting on the past 12 months, Her Majesty will say in her festive message: "I often draw strength from meeting ordinary people doing extraordinary

Speaking of those who have inspired the UK and Commonwealth this year, she will talk of the success of Olympic and Paralympic athletes and the hard work carried out by the hundreds of charities she supports as patron.

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Queen 'draws strength from unsung heroes'
 
 BBC     2016-12-25 kl. 03:11     348 words
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The Queen will say she draws strength from "ordinary people doing extraordinary things" in her annual televised Christmas Day address.

She will also praise the achievements of the UK's Olympians and Paralympians.... In the speech, which will also be broadcast across the Commonwealth, the Queen will congratulate British Olympic and Paralympic athletes.... Team GB and Paralympics GB both...

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Queen praises unsung heroes in Christmas message
 
 Sky News     2016-12-25 kl. 03:07     321 words
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The Queen will use her Christmas Day broadcast to deliver an upbeat message with the theme of inspiration, highlighting the importance of learning from "ordinary people doing extraordinary things".

Image Caption: The Queen and Prince Philip flew to Sandringham on Thursday Speaking of those who have inspired the UK and Commonwealth this year, she will talk of the success of Olympic and Paralympic athletes and the hard work carried out by the...

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The Queen's Christmas message: Her Majesty to highlight achievements of those who inspire others
 
 itv.com     2016-12-25 kl. 03:02     326 words
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The Queen will celebrate the achievements of those who inspire others in her Christmas Day address, from Britain's Olympic and Paralympic athletes to "unsung heroes" like "volunteers, carers and good neighbours".

The Queen will celebrate the achievements of those who inspire others in her Christmas Day address, from Britain's Olympic and Paralympic athletes to "unsung heroes" like "volunteers, carers and good neighbours".She will also cite the achievements

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News story: Christmas 2016: Prime Minister's message
 
 Foreign Affairs.co.nz     2016-12-25 kl. 02:09     421 words
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MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: United Kingdom – Prime Minister’s Office 10 Downing Street Headline: News story: Christmas 2016: Prime Minister’s message This year, the United Kingdom has had much to celebrate.

Four years after the success of London 2012, our Olympic and Paralympic athletes continued to work and train – and they were rewarded by coming second in the medal table, becoming the first team ever to increase its medal haul four years after
 
   
Even with Donald Trump, LA must win Olympics 2024 bid for the good of
 
 Daily Express     2016-12-25 kl. 01:12     765 words
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DONALD TRUMP's election to president has thrown the USA's bid to host the Olympic Games in 2024 into question.

As Paralympic GB multiple gold medalist Hannah Cockroft has said, handing Los Angeles the Games would put disabled sport firmly on the map in a way it otherwise cannot.... We saw at London 2012 how Paralympic sport can be well supported and how attitudes...

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What 2016’s best sports moments have taught us
 
 Uganda Daily Monitor     2016-12-25 kl. 00:27     604 words
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It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas. Heck, it is Christmas today, and that means the backend of 2016 is well and truly upon us.

A first at the Paralympics When David Emong placed fourth in the men’s 1500m T45-46 category at the 2012 Paralympics in London, he could be excused for wondering why he was bothering at all.... Emong, though, was determined to become the first Ugandan to podium at the Paralympics...
 
   
Celebrating Singapore's heroes
 
 Straits Times     2016-12-24 kl. 22:21     460 words
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They represent the best of Singaporeans, young, old, and across ethnic groups and professions. Individually, their acts warm the heart. Collectively, their deeds inspire a nation.

Then they are those who made the world sit up and take notice - like singer Nathan Hartono for reaching such high notes, the Schoolings for realising their Olympic dream, and Paralympians Yip Pin Xiu and Theresa Goh, who not only proved that they
 
   
Pune has always supported me, in good days and bad: Deepa Malik
 
 Indian Express     2016-12-24 kl. 21:49     418 words
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Deepa Malik, who won the silver medal for India at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in shot put, was in Pune to address a lecture on “Ability Beyond Disability”. “Pune has always supported me, in good days and bad.

Deepa Malik. Deepa Malik, who won the silver medal for India at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in shot put, was in Pune to address a lecture on “Ability Beyond Disability”. “Pune has always supported me, in good days and bad.I had to face many adverse

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The Star’s top 10 stories: A ‘golden’ silver
 
 Philippine Star     2016-12-24 kl. 19:54     3442 words
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MANILA, Philippines – It was a silver that glistened like gold. A silver lining for a nation impoverished for Olympic glory as the feat of Hidilyn Diaz in the Rio Olympics fuelled anew its quest for gold.

6. Medina takes bronze in Rio Paralympics Barely a month after Hidilyn Diaz’s silver medal in the Olympics, Josephine Medina gave Team Philippines another glittering feat in Rio de Janeiro.... A polio victim, Medina broke the country’s 16-year dry spell in the quadrennial Paralympics...
 
   
Christmas message from DUP Leader and First Minister Arlene Foster
 
 Democratic Unionist Party     2016-12-24 kl. 19:27     960 words
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Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party and First Minister of Northern Ireland This is an important week and one I look forward to as excitement grows in our house for Santa's arrival.

Jonathan Rea won the Superbike world title, and Bethany Firth and our other Olympic and Paralympic heroes provided us so many memorable moments.
 
   
Golden 25 - #16 - 2026 Olympic Bidders...
 
 Around The Rings     2016-12-24 kl. 19:24     762 words
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(ATR) The speculative field of candidates to host the 2026 Winter Olympics will be narrowed to only the serious bidders in 2017.

an Olympics and Paralympics bid.
 
   
11 things that happened in Rhondda which made us smile in 2016
 
 Wales Online     2016-12-24 kl. 18:13     1479 words
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Throughout the year the people of the Rhondda have made us smile - and here are some of our favourites. They range from graduation ceremony proposals to parrots talking with a valleys accents and mysterious paintings popping up overnight.

Welsh Paralympian Rhys Jones had a heartwarming message of thanks -... Rhys Jones in Rio for the Paralympic Games Clydach Vale sprinter Rhys Jones was over the moon after achieving his Paralympic dream of making the final of the T37 100m final in Rio.
 
   
At home with Boise State linebacker Darren Lee
 
 Idaho Statesman     2016-12-24 kl. 17:45     100 words
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Huskies coach Chris Petersen talks Peach Bowl preparation Boise State linebacker Ben Weaver eager to face Baylor's 'brand' Boise State

celebrates paralympian Kory Puderbaugh Meraki serves street-style gyros in BoDo Take a walk on the Boise Greenbelt in the snow.

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Stefan Daniel gives back to Alberta Children’s Hospital ahead of ChristmasDecember 24, 2016
 
 Triathlon Magazine Canada     2016-12-24 kl. 16:38     222 words
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Paralympian Stefan Daniel gave back to an organization close to his heart this holiday season, donating money to the Alberta Children’s Hospital.

Paralympian Stefan Daniel gave back to an organization close to his heart this holiday season, donating money to the Alberta Children’s Hospital. The 2015 world champion and Rio silver medallist raised money for the hospital through an

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Cockroft motivated more than ever heading into 2017
 
 British Athletics     2016-12-24 kl. 16:29     620 words
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It has been quite a year for Hannah Cockroft (coach: Jenni Banks). With expectation on her to deliver three gold medals at the Rio Paralympic Games, she did not disappoint and won the T34 100m, 400m and 800m titles, the 400m in world record time (58.78).

Jenni Banks). With expectation on her to deliver three gold medals at the Rio Paralympic Games, she did not disappoint and won the T34 100m, 400m and 800m titles, the 400m in world record time (58.78).With 14 major senior titles to her name, Cockroft...
 
   
#YNaija2016Review: Leicester City, Simone Biles, the Paralympics… See the top 10 sporting moments of 2016
 
 YNaija.com     2016-12-24 kl. 16:23     1637 words
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The year 2016 produced a lot of remarkable sporting moments the world over.

#YNaija2016Review: Leicester City, Simone Biles, the Paralympics… See the top 10 sporting moments of 2016.... 8. Nigerian Paralympics team After the country could only secure a silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Nigerians set their sight on the Paralympics...
 
   
#YearInReview: Best Sporting Moments of India in 2016
 
 MapsofIndia     2016-12-24 kl. 16:22     1266 words
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As 2016 comes to an end, India can celebrate yet another year of sporting achievement. Its sportspersons have done the nation proud with some very inspiring performances and continue to stand up as role models for the younger generation.

    #RioParalympics India’s Paralympic athletes came out to demonstrate that India had more sports champions in her fold than she was aware of.... The stars at Rio 2016 Paralympic Games were:
 
   
#YNaija2016Review: Leicester City, Simone Biles, the Paralympics… See the top 10 sporting moments of 2016
 
 Nigeria News Shafaqna     2016-12-24 kl. 16:17     77 words
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The year 2016 produced a lot of remarkable sporting moments the world over.

#YNaija2016Review: Leicester City, Simone Biles, the Paralympics… See the top 10 sporting moments of 2016.... Leicester City, Simone Biles, the Paralympics See the top 10 sporting moments of 2016 appeared first on YNaija.

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Sports Review of the Year (Pt2) – Paralympic Games & Athletics
 
 Highland Radio     2016-12-24 kl. 16:03     71 words
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Part Two of Highland’s Sports Review of the Year looks back on the Paralympic Games in Brazil and the stand out performances in Athletics.

Sports Review of the Year (Pt2) – Paralympic Games & Athletics.... Part Two of Highland’s Sports Review of the Year looks back on the Paralympic Games in Brazil and the stand out performances in Athletics.Oisin Kelly was joined in studio by Chris...
 
   
IWBF signs new co-operation with United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2016-12-24 kl. 15:38     565 words
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International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) President Ulf Mehrens has signed a letter of intent with Wilfried Lemke, the United Nations’ special adviser on sport for development and peace, to UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon.

The UN has already been working closely with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) in a bid to ensure that they unite their efforts to improve societies through sport.

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2016 Top 10: #10 Budapest 2024 Dodges Referendum ‘Threats’ Throughout Year
 
 GamesBids.com     2016-12-24 kl. 15:25     625 words
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GamesBids.com presents the ninth annual Top Ten list of Olympic Bid Stories for 2016. These stories impacted the course of Olympic host city bids, or the Olympic bid process, and formed interesting plot lines and story arcs for the year.

In November her municipal request to ask “do you agree that the Budapest Municipality should withdraw its application to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024?” was approved and not appealed, however Erdélyi failed to collect 140,000
 
   
Results of TAP news agency's sports referendum announced
 
 Tunis Afrique Presse News Agency     2016-12-24 kl. 14:59     155 words
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(TAP) - Here are results of TAP news agency's 2016 sports referendum. Best athlete of the year: Men: 1. Oussama Oueslati (taekwondo) 707 2. Malek Jaziri (tennis) 682 3. Wael Jallouz (handball) 518 4.

Ali Maaloul (Al Ahly) 277 Top Paralympic athlete:

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No. 8 Top four in men’s 1,500m finish faster than Olympics
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2016-12-24 kl. 14:54     513 words
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Few will forget the men’s 1,500m T13 final at the Rio 2016 Paralympics.

Few will forget the men’s 1,500m T13 final at the Rio 2016 Paralympics.Not only was there a thrilling world record finish but the top four finishers all completed the race in a time that was faster than the gold medal winner in the Olympics a few
 
   
Swimming New Zealand Hit with Drastic Funding Reduction
 
 SwimSwam     2016-12-24 kl. 14:32     360 words
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Swimming New Zealand was hit with a drastic funding reduction, dropping its annual budget from $1.5 million in 2014 to $900,000 in 2017.

 As a result of the New Zealand Paralympic Team’s success in Rio, that included 6 gold, 2 silver, and 3 bronze medals in swimming, Paralympics New Zealand received a $550,00 funding boost.... In an interview with the New Zealand Herald , Paralympics New...
 
   
Belfast Giants
 
 Belfast Telegraph     2016-12-24 kl. 14:31     72 words
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Giants on cloud nine after Devils' lead at top slashed

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After 15 years as the RYA’s Olympic Manager, Stephen Park OBE is to take up a new post as the Great Britain Cycling Team’s Performance Director.
 
 BYM News     2016-12-24 kl. 14:14     588 words
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Park guided the British Sailing Team to the top of the sport’s medal table in Rio, and is to become British Cycling’s first Performance Director since 2014.

British Cycling’s first Performance Director since 2014.The 48-year-old has been the RYA’s Olympic Manager for the past four Olympic cycles, with Britain’s world-beating sailors amassing 23 Olympic and Paralympic medals during his time at the
 
   
Theresa May challenges Britain to 'forge bold new role' in bullish Christmas message
 
 TheJournal.ie     2016-12-24 kl. 13:55     310 words
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BRITISH PRIME MINISTER Theresa May has used her first Christmas message as PM to urge the UK to seize the “historic opportunity” afforded by the Brexit referendum to “forge a bold new role” in the world.

and Paralympic athletes continued to work and train – and they were rewarded by coming second in the medal table.

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Event's top stories of 2016: May - August
 
 Event Magazine     2016-12-24 kl. 13:22     570 words
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23 December 2016, by Hannah Ellison, Event looks back at the biggest stories of this year, including SSE Scottish Hydro's tennis activation, Kraken Rum's black ice cream stunt, Hyundai's immersive Euro experience, giant 'dream jars' inspired by Roald Dahl and Sony Pictures' Ghostbusters stunt.

The jars unveiled in London containedthe childhood dreams and aspirations of 50 celebrities and top artists such as Steven Spielberg, Sophie Dahl, Quentin Blake, Paralympian David Weir,Game of Thrones'Maisie Williams and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall.
 
   
Paralympics New Zealand receives increased investment
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2016-12-24 kl. 12:51     768 words
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Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) has received a NZD$550,000 (£308,000/$378,000/€361,000) increase in funding from High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ), taking core investment up to NZD$2.250 million (£1.260 million/$1.550 million/€1.

Paralympics New Zealand receives increased investment.... Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) has received a NZD$550,000 (£308,000/$378,000/€361,000) increase in funding from High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ), taking core investment up to NZD$2.250...

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- Habersham County man’s death investigated
 
 Now Habersham     2016-12-24 kl. 12:13     251 words
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Authorities are investigating the death of a Habersham County man whose body was discovered inside a chicken house on Chestlyn Drive off of Sam Bell Road near Clarkesville.

Babers, Raiders Renew Old Rivalry, Seek to Continue Dominance Local Paralympian swimmer strikes again in Rio with third medal Officials Urge Conservation During Level 1 Drought Election poll workers needed Marshall found guilty in local

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Goalball UK awarded £1.3 million from Sport England to soften blow of lack of UK Sport support
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2016-12-24 kl. 11:25     632 words
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Goalball UK has been awarded £1.3 million ($1.6 million/€1.5 million) from Sport England in order to continue what it describes as "the remarkable progress being made in grassroots participation".

The announcement comes on the back of confirmation earlier this month that the national governing body will receive no financial support for elite performance training and travel to competitions in the run-up to the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. 

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10 magic moments in sport for South Africans in 2016
 
 MyInforms     2016-12-24 kl. 11:25     31 words
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We might need to change the title to "Nine Olympic and Paralympic moments of magic, plus a little bit of magic from Gary Player".

We might need to change the title to "Nine Olympic and Paralympic moments of magic, plus a little bit of magic from Gary Player".The post appeared first on The South….

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10 magic moments in sport for South Africans in 2016
 
 The South African     2016-12-24 kl. 11:23     620 words
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Rugby and England’s tour to these shores aside, South Africa had a fantastic sporting year. The 2016 Rio Olympics was particularly awesome.

At just 14-years old, he won silver at the Paralympics .
 
   
Michael McKillop’s dam burst of emotion
 
 Irish Times     2016-12-24 kl. 11:17     462 words
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Sports review of 2016: John O’Sullivan on the Irishman’s brave gold medal performance at the Paralympics Olympic Stadium, Rio, September 11th 1,500

John O’Sullivan on the Irishman’s brave gold medal performance at the Paralympics Olympic Stadium, Rio, September 11th 1,500. ...metres (T37) final Rugby offers some viable candidates in terms of most memorable events; the Ireland Under-20s
 
   
May urges Britons to unite post-Brexit
 
 Daily Telegraph Australia     2016-12-24 kl. 10:51     494 words
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Theresa May has used her first Christmas message as prime minister to call on British people to "come together" after a year of divisions over the Brexit referendum.

May stressed that 2016 has seen much for Britain celebrate, including the Queen's 90th birthday and successes in the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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David Smith ready to handle ‘pressure’
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2016-12-24 kl. 10:38     450 words
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The newly crowned BC1 individual Paralympic champion knows more medals brings pressure, but team support is key.

The newly crowned BC1 individual Paralympic champion knows more medals brings pressure, but team support is key.David Smith returned from the Rio 2016 Paralympics as Great Britain’s joint-most successful boccia player and with the knowledge that
 
   
Japan will provide more power tillers to Bhutan: Ambassador Hiramatsu
 
 Kuensel Online     2016-12-24 kl. 10:12     1249 words
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Japan’s Ambassador to Bhutan Kenji Hiramatsu, who was in the country to host a reception to conclude the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Bhutan, spoke with Kuensel’s Tshering Palden.  Excerpts of the interview.

In view of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympic games, we would like to expand our cooperation programmes under the Sports for Tomorrow scheme.
 
   
Christmas Message From Governor John Rankin
 
 Bernews     2016-12-24 kl. 10:10     649 words
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[Christmas message from Governor John Rankin] Having arrived in Bermuda just a short time ago, I am delighted that one of my first responsibilities is to deliver a Christmas message to the people of Bermuda.

And of course all were cheering on the Bermudian athletes who did us proud during the Olympics and Paralympics in Rio.

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12 months of Irish sport: The many highs and lows of 2016
 
 The42     2016-12-24 kl. 10:10     1118 words
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January Source: Tommy Grealy/INPHO In a rather dismal January, it was hard to pinpoint a standout moment for Irish sport.

Source: James Crombie/INPHO Aside from GAA, Team Ireland were absolutely heroic at the Paralympics, bringing home 11 medals in total and exceeding expectations beyond belief. Jason Smyth retained his title as fastest Paralympian on the planet, and...
 
   
Top 10 global ads of 2016 last week
 
 AdNews     2016-12-24 kl. 10:08     824 words
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It's been a good year for global creativity. From wiener hot dogs and a fashion film to a brutal blood scene. 1. Burberry - The tale of Thomas Burberry Burberry launched a festive ad this year which was more than a campaign.

8. Channel Four - We’re the Super Humans by 4creative British TV network Channel 4 remade its Super Humans campaign for the Rio 2016 Paralympics under the 'Yes I can’ slogan channelling Barrack Obama’s campaign slogan in this bombastic musical tribute...
 
   
2016's best bits: July to September
 
 The Guardian     2016-12-24 kl. 10:04     3281 words
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From Andy Murray winning Wimbledon to Michelle Obama’s Carpool Karaoke, reasons we were happy this summer From Andy Murray winning Wimbledon to

Photograph: Xinhua/Rex/Shutterstock The fact that the shortlist on this year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year is 16 as opposed to the more regular 10 is testament to the embarrassment of golden performances from Team GB at the Olympics and Paralympics...

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Elohor Omame profiles the Nigerian Paralympic team: Champions among winners (Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2016 Nominee)
 
 YNaija.com     2016-12-24 kl. 10:02     336 words
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The 2016 Rio Paralympic Games was an occasion to make every Nigerian proud. 23 Paralympians represented our country, delivering our best performance since Nigeria started competing in 1992. They were also Africa’s best-performing team.

Elohor Omame profiles the Nigerian Paralympic team:... The 2016 Rio Paralympic Games was an occasion to make every Nigerian proud.... 23 Paralympians represented our country, delivering our best performance since Nigeria started competing in 1992.

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25 years ago today in sport: Wheelchair rugby poised to makes its world
 
 The Telegraph     2016-12-24 kl. 10:00     386 words
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Wheelchair rugby made its first appearance at the Paralympic Games in Atlanta

Wheelchair rugby poised to makes its world. ...stage debut.Wheelchair rugby made its first appearance at the Paralympic Games in Atlanta.... Two years later and with 15 countries competing in wheelchair rugby, the sport was added to the ISMWSF's list of official sports before, in 1994, it was recognised by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) as a Paralympic...
 
   
'You're always thinking could I have done anything better?' - Coyle reflects on seventh in Rio
 
 The42     2016-12-24 kl. 09:07     1344 words
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NATALYA COYLE ISN’T usually one for taking breaks — it’s probably par for the course with multi-eventers.

Media work and commentary with RTÉ for the Paralympics began only weeks after her impressive seventh place finish in Rio, her second top-10 result in as many Olympics.