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"Man måste inte rädda liv för att inspirera"
 
 Expressen     2016-12-25 kl. 19:38     412 words
 
Under söndagen höll Drottning Elizabeth sitt årliga jultal. Årets tema var inspiration, och drottningen pekade på att hon inspireras av alla goda aktörer, små som stora.

Men med 67 medaljer i OS, samt 147 i Paralympics, blev ceremonin för medaljörerna i Buckingham Palace en ovanligt befolkad, men glad, tillställning, säger drottningen.
 
   
Daniel Ellerman förlänger som förbundskapten för Svenska Paralandslaget i bordtennis
 
 MyNewsdesk     2016-12-25 kl. 15:00     320 words
 
Pressmeddelande Dec 25, 2016 15:00 CET Daniel Ellermann i action som coach. Daniel Ellermann anställs som förbundskapten från och med 1 januari 2017 hos Svenska Bordtennisförbundet.

Det har vunnits väldigt många medaljer på internationella mästerskap och det som sticker ut lite extra är medaljerna på Paralympics i London 2012 (fem stycken) och i Rio 2016 (två stycken).... De kommande åren bjuder på stora utmaningar i form av lag-VM och EM 2017, individuella VM 2018, EM 2019 och det stora målet Paralympics...
 
   
Johaug nobbas av norska tidningen
 
 Expressen     2016-12-25 kl. 14:25     282 words
 
Therese Johaug nobbas av norska VG. Skidstjärnan är inte med på tidningens årliga topp 100-lista över de främsta idrottarna i Norge.

På andraplats kommer Sarah Louise Rung som tog två guld i Paralympics i Rio de Janeiro och NHL-stjärnan Mats Zuccarello anses vara den tredje största idrottsstjärnan i Norge under 2016.
 
   
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DRB-Hicom sponsors 2016 Paralympics medallists for umrah
 
 Enews.Shafaqna.com     2016-12-26 kl. 08:28     17 words
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The four Malaysian medal winners and 15 others leave for Makkah today, for a 12-day pilgrimmage.

DRB-Hicom sponsors 2016 Paralympics medallists for umrah.
 
   
We Should Be At the Forefront of Using Digital Means to Make Payments & Transactions: PM Modi during Mann Ki Baat
 
 Narendra Modi     2016-12-26 kl. 08:06     5042 words
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#MannKiBaat: Prime Minister Modi extends Christmas greetings to the nation PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Pt.

Our efforts and our trust were fortified by our Divyaang brothers and sisters when they returned with 4 medals from the Paralympics.
 
   
Hero servicemen take on seven marathons in seven days across the globe
 
 Nottingham Post     2016-12-26 kl. 07:46     903 words
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JHLewis Posted: December 26, 2016 Medal winner Luke Wigman meets Prince Harry at the Invictus Games

Read more: The pair teamed up after exchanging notes during the 2016 Invictus Games, Prince Harry's international Paralympic-style contest for disabled service personnel and veterans.
 
   
Areas outside capital hosting Olympic events want Tokyo to stick to cost pledges (2016/12/26)
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2016-12-26 kl. 07:36     557 words
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Ten local governments outside Tokyo, which will host some events in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, urged organizers on Dec.

Ten local governments outside Tokyo, which will host some events in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, urged organizers on Dec.26 to abide by the basic principles on costs specified in a candidature file that Japan submitted to the

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Editorial: Year of champion for many codes
 
 New Zealand Herald     2016-12-26 kl. 07:29     538 words
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The All Blacks long ago developed an ability to dominate the country's sports thinking; year on year. High achievement in the national game will do that. This year was different.

poles please. Unknown Liam Malone won two Paralympic golds on prosthetic legs.
 
   
Young people enjoy lessons from skateboarding champion as he inspires them to reach their goals
 
 Preston Citizen     2016-12-26 kl. 07:12     319 words
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A SPORTS champion skated into a school to inspire young people to achieve their goals. Former European Skateboarding champion, Neil Danns was at Sharples School as he takes up his new position as a mentor to two pupils.

Under the programme students are paired with specially trained mentors who have competed at world-class sporting events — including the Olympics and Paralympics — and have overcome their own significant personal challenges.

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DRB-Hicom Sponsors Paralympics 2016 Medallists For Umrah
 
 Bernama     2016-12-26 kl. 06:38     92 words
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SEPANG, Dec 26 (Bernama) -- The four Malaysian medal winners at the Olympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, today left for Makkah to perform Umrah on full sponsorship by conglomerate, DRB-Hicom Bhd.

DRB-Hicom Sponsors Paralympics 2016 Medallists For Umrah.
 
   
Directors Chosen for Opening, Closing Ceremonies of Pyeongchang Games
 
 Korea Broadcasting System     2016-12-26 kl. 06:28     142 words
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Theater director Yang Jung-ung will direct the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games.

Pyeongchang Paralympics.

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Holiday Season "Captures the Ideals of the Olympics"-- Monday Memo...
 
 Around The Rings     2016-12-26 kl. 06:10     645 words
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The 2011 IOC Christmas tree. (ATR) (ATR) IOC, WADA, OCOGs,  ATR  and bid committees shutting down for holidays and share warm wishes. An IOC spokesperson tells ATR the IOC will be closed from December 24 until January 8.

also take a short break, closing from December 29 to January 3. “Our preparations are on course and we are ready to continue our efforts in 2017 to deliver a successful Olympic and Paralympic Games,” Tokyo 2020 said in a statement to ATR .“Very
 
   
EDITORIAL: Time to set aside discord over Olympic venues for a fresh start
 
 Asahi.com     2016-12-26 kl. 05:54     707 words
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Renegotiation of the selection of three venues to be used during the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics and Paralympics recently ended when it was decided that the initial proposals will be maintained.

Renegotiation of the selection of three venues to be used during the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics and Paralympics...

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2016 Notable Sports Deaths
 
 Federal News Radio 1500 AM     2016-12-26 kl. 05:51     2187 words
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UNDATED: New Orleans. ___ Aug. 29 — Betty Jane France, 78, longtime community leader considered by many to be the first lady Of NASCAR. France was executive vice president and assistant treasurer of NASCAR and chair of the NASCAR Foundation.

Sept. 18 — Bahman Golbarnezhad, 48, Iranian cyclist died after crashing in a road race at the Rio de Janeiro Paralympics.

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Medal-winning Paralympians, family members, on way to perform umrah, courtesy of DRB-Hicom
 
 New Straits Times     2016-12-26 kl. 04:18     327 words
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SEPANG: Four athletes who made Malaysia proud at the Rio Paralympic Games departed for Madinah, Saudi Arabia, to perform the umrah (minor hajj), today.

Medal-winning Paralympians, family members, on way to perform umrah, courtesy of DRB-Hicom.... SEPANG: Four athletes who made Malaysia proud at the Rio Paralympic Games departed for Madinah, Saudi Arabia, to perform the umrah (minor hajj), today.Their...

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Spotlight: New Japanese law legalizing casino gambling takes effect amid controversy, concerns
 
 Xinhua News Agency     2016-12-26 kl. 03:58     1734 words
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TOKYO, Dec. 26 (Xinhua) -- A new law making casino gambling legal came into effect on Monday, after the ruling coalition led by Prime Minister Shinzo

Abe's ruling bloc believes, however, that the opening of new casinos will be capable of generating revenue well beyond the uptick expected from tourism related to the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in 2020, although it would be highly unlikely that

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Santa Claus Reporter offers leftovers
 
 Maryland Gazette     2016-12-26 kl. 03:24     1551 words
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Santa Claus Reporter got stuck in the Dallas-Fort Worth area on Christmas eve and the delivery of gifts to local sporting figures is a day late as well.

A Paralympic sailing medal at the Tokyo games in 2020.... Smith came awfully close to earning a medal at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, finishing fourth in the 2.4 meter class.
 
   
Competition Win £1,000 With The National Lottery
 
 Heart Radio     2016-12-26 kl. 01:45     222 words
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By playing the National Lottery you’ve made a difference to so many different things across the UK. You’ve helped make British film great. National Lottery funded films have won 41 Baftas and 14 Oscars.

restored. Then there is the difference you’ve made to sport where you’ve already helped over 5,000 of our athletes pursue their Olympic and Paralympic dreams - from backing their training and coaches to transforming sporting facilities.
 
   
DRC Christmas weekend massacres leave dozens dead in gun and machete attacks
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2016-12-26 kl. 00:15     377 words
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DRC is reeling from a number of mass murders in recent days. On Sunday (25 December) an ethnic Nande militia killed 13 Hutu civilians in the town of Nyanzale, using guns and machetes. 'I escaped.

'I escaped.I didn't wait to be killed,' says DRC judge who was 'forced' to sentence Moise Katumbi Queen lauds unsung heroes, Olympians and Paralympians in Christmas Day speech Local activist Innocent Gasigwa said the attack appeared to be
 
   
Surprises and shocks in Singapore sports 2016
 
 Asiaone     2016-12-26 kl. 00:06     1066 words
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The year 2016 was just seven-and-a-half months old when millions around the world bore witness to the biggest sporting accomplishment in Singapore's history. The day: Friday, Aug 12. The venue: The Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

The issue of prize money for Singapore's athletes came to the fore after the Paralympics, which saw Team Singapore swimmers Yip Pin Xiu bag two gold medals and Theresa Goh earn a bronze.... Photo: The Straits Times A big debate ensued as to whether Paralympians...
 
   
25 of the best Irish news photographs of the year
 
 TheJournal.ie     2016-12-26 kl. 00:04     695 words
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IT’S BEEN A hell of a year. From the general election in February, through the 1916 Centenary celebrations and the European Championships and Olympics, to the Dublin Bus and Luas strikes – Ireland has had quite the time of it in 2016.

Irish cyclists Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal react as they are informed that they have won gold in the Women’s B Time Trial at the Pontal Cycling Road during the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on 14 September.Cormac Fitzgerald.
 
   
Newt Gingrich endorses Donald Trump's plan to expand US nuke programme
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2016-12-26 kl. 00:03     428 words
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Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich endorsed on Sunday (25 December) President-elect Donald Trump's comments about expanding the US nuclear programme. Gingrich, who is an avid supporter of the incoming president, called Trump's remarks "exactly right".

Queen lauds unsung heroes, Olympians and Paralympians in Christmas Day speech "There are a number of steps taking to be a war-fighting capability," he continued.
 
   
Donald Trump is the 'new king'? RNC clarifies its Christmas message
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2016-12-25 kl. 22:58     382 words
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The Republican National Committee (RNC) was forced to clarify that its Christmas message did not refer to President-elect Donald Trump as a "new King".

Queen lauds unsung heroes, Olympians and Paralympians in Christmas Day speech The statement continued:
 
   
Angry Israeli PM Netanyahu summons UK and US ambassdors for rebuke over UN Security Council vote
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2016-12-25 kl. 22:52     519 words
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The Israeli government is fuming over the UN Security Council resolution opposing Jewish settlements in occupied West Bank and east Jerusalem.

Queen lauds unsung heroes, Olympians and Paralympians in Christmas Day speech Of the 15 countries involved, 10 have embassies in Israel -
 
   
Serrano named as Colombia's Para-athlete of the year
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2016-12-25 kl. 22:35     190 words
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Paralympic champion Carlos Serrano has been named as Colombia's Para-athlete of the year. The swimmer made history as he claimed Colombia's first Paralympic gold medal for 36 years in the men's 100 metres breaststroke SB7 at Rio 2016 in September.

Paralympic champion Carlos Serrano has been named as Colombia's Para-athlete of the year.... The swimmer made history as he claimed Colombia's first Paralympic gold medal for 36 years in the men's 100 metres breaststroke SB7 at Rio 2016 in September.The...

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British WWII bomb forces 54,000 Germans from homes
 
 Special Broadcasting Service     2016-12-25 kl. 21:52     703 words
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An unexploded British bomb from World War Two forced 54,000 people out of their homes in Germany on Christmas Day, the country's biggest such evacuation since the end of hostilities.

A brief history of the Paralympic Games: from post-WWII rehabilitation to mega sport event The Tokyo Games of 1964 represented the first use of the term 'Paralympics'.

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Queen misses Christmas service due to illness
 
 Hamilton Community News     2016-12-25 kl. 20:15     435 words
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SANDRINGHAM, England — A bad cold kept the Queen from attending the traditional Christmas morning church service near her Sandringham estate in rural Norfolk, England, raising some concerns about her health.

The Queen used her annual pre-recorded Christmas Day message to praise British Olympic and Paralympic athletes and others who inspired her.

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Darren James (Cricket on 693AM)
 
 3AW     2016-12-25 kl. 19:58     2202 words
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program highlights Darren James chats with Georgia Love It hasn't been long since Georgia Love stole hearts on TV screens on The Bachelorette.

Back in the saddle Paralympian Emma Booth tells Denis Walter about her experiences in Rio.
 
   
People thought the Queen looked like someone out of Star Trek in her speech
 
 Metro     2016-12-25 kl. 19:44     442 words
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Sarah Deen for Metro.co.uk Sunday 25 Dec 2016 6:00 pm

Her Majesty dedicated her speech to ‘unsung heroes', and how the achievements of Team GB at the Olympics and Paralympics this year have inspired others.
 
   
George and Charlotte Eat Candy Canes After Church: Pics 3 minutes ago
 
 US Weekly Online     2016-12-25 kl. 19:42     642 words
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Prince William, Duchess Catherine, Prince George and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge attend Church on Christmas Day on December 25, 2016 in Bucklebury, Berkshire. Credit: Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage Too sweet!

morning service. In her pre-recorded annual Christmas Day speech, the Queen talked about inspiration and the many forms it takes, whether it comes from the medalists at this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games or the hard-working medical personnel who...

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Doping, graft keep pressure on sports federations
 
 Oman Observer     2016-12-25 kl. 19:41     623 words
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BERLIN: Corruption and doping in sport has continued to present international federations with major challenges in a year, which has seen a change at the top of football governing body Fifa and promises of reforms elsewhere.

In contrast, the International Paralympic Committee banned Russia completely from its Rio Games, while the IAAF had already suspended the Russian athletics federation.
 
   
The Queen's Christmas speech: Team GB and 'ordinary people' but no mention
 
 Daily Star     2016-12-25 kl. 19:37     207 words
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THE Queen battled her heavy cold to pay tribute to those who have saved lives and won sports medals in her Christmas speech.

the Rio Olympic Games, in which Team GB won 67 medals, and the Paralympics, in which GB took home 147 medals.

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IWAS chief executive promotes development project at Malawi High Commission
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2016-12-25 kl. 19:01     286 words
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The International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) chief executive Charmaine Hooper has promoted the organisation's Global Development Project at the Malawi High Commission in London.

Malawi debuted on the Paralympic stage at Rio 2016 © IWAS will also donate sports equipment to the country and they hope to leave a lasting legacy in Malawi.... Malawi debuted on the Paralympic stage at Rio 2016 in September.

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Database eyed to boost services for tourists
 
 The Japan News     2016-12-25 kl. 18:40     285 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun The government plans to step up efforts in fiscal 2017 to create a database of information on foreign visitors to Japan, including their spending trends and other demographics, according to sources.

The government aims to put the database into practical use nationwide in 2020 when Tokyo hosts the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Queen Elizabeth’s Christmas Day Message Provides Enough Inspiration For All Of 2017
 
 Dime Magazine     2016-12-25 kl. 17:52     597 words
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Queen Elizabeth is skipping Christmas festivities at her beloved Sandringham estate for the first time in more than a quarter century due to a heavy

In the speech, her Majesty honors the British Olympic and Paralympic athletes who were successful in their sporting efforts this year and recalls the celebratory environment they allowed in an otherwise tough year.... But the 67 medals at this year’s Games in Rio and 147 at the Paralympics...

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Culture of 'Fear and Favour' Endemic in GB Cycling, Claims Former Coach
 
 HighBeam Research     2016-12-25 kl. 17:52     119 words
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A FORMER senior coach at British Cycling has claimed to an independent review that a culture of "fear and favour is endemic" in the national governing body.

term as women's team coach and Paralympic coach, said a "macho, brutal and divisive" culture existed at the National Cycling Centre.
 
   
Government of India kick-starts the awards of the Lucky Grahak Yojana and Digi-Dhan Vyapar Yojana
 
 Press Information Bureau     2016-12-25 kl. 17:49     1544 words
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• 15000 Winners of the first Lucky Draw to incentivise digital payments announced today • Daily and weekly rewards to both consumers and merchants to

P. Hota, CEO, NPCI along with famous India Cricketer Gautam Gambhir and eminent athlete and silver medallist at the Paralympics 2016, Deepa Malik.

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Brazil Announces Youth Paralympic Team, With Special Invite
 
 SwimSwam     2016-12-25 kl. 16:35     279 words
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The CBDA (Brazilian swimming federation) has announced a 12-member Youth Paralympic Team, who will be a part of a special program in mid-January. 12 swimmers, born between 1997 – 2003, will head to a Thiago Pereira Swim Camp from January 15th-21st.

Brazil Announces Youth Paralympic Team, With Special Invite.... The CBDA (Brazilian swimming federation) has announced a 12-member Youth Paralympic Team, who will be a part of a special program in mid-January.... The athletes were selected based on meeting the Brazilian Paralympic...
 
   
Queen's Christmas message praises nation's 'unsung heroes'
 
 3FM Isle of Man     2016-12-25 kl. 16:16     411 words
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Sunday, December 25th, 2016 3:09pm The Queen has said in her annual Christmas message that she draws strength from unsung heroes, celebrating "ordinary people doing extraordinary things".

The Queen paid tribute to those who win medals, highlighting the success of Olympic and Paralympic athletes, against the backdrop of footage showing a Buckingham Palace reception in honour of the winners.

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Queen Elizabeth II Misses Christmas Service For First Time In Decades
 
 FinanzNachrichten.de     2016-12-25 kl. 16:13     220 words
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LONDON (dpa-AFX) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth II missed the Christmas Day church service Sunday morning as she is yet to fully recover from a heavy cold, reports said.

reports said. She is also set to praise the British Olympians and Paralympians.

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PM Modi urges nation to embrace digital transactions
 
 Ani News     2016-12-25 kl. 16:11     273 words
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20:25 IST New Delhi [India], Dec.

Paralympics...

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Queen's Christmas Message: Watch and read the full speech
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2016-12-25 kl. 16:09     102 words
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The Queen has given her traditional Christmas Day message to the nation. This is a full transcript of what she said: There was a time when British Olympic medal winners became household names because there were so few of them.

There was a time when British Olympic medal winners became household names because there were so few of them.But the 67 medals at this year’s Games in Rio and 147 at the Paralympics meant that the GB medallists' reception at Buckingham Palace was

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Queen uses Christmas message to urge Britons to 'take a deep breath'
 
 The Guardian     2016-12-25 kl. 16:07     725 words
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Monarch makes no reference to Brexit vote but refers to people ‘facing a challenge’ and the inspiration provided by Team GB The Queen has suggested

She used the word “inspire” or its derivates 10 times as she spoke about the achievements of the UK’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes, and those from the Commonwealth.

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The Queen’s Christmas message 2016 - video
 
 The Guardian     2016-12-25 kl. 16:03     78 words
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The Queen uses her annual televised festive message on Christmas Day from Buckingham Palace to reveal who and what has inspired her.

The Queen uses her annual televised festive message on Christmas Day from Buckingham Palace to reveal who and what has inspired her.She reflects on the Olympics and Paralympics and numerous large charities, but also on the stories of ‘ordinary

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Bionic legs and smart slacks: exoskeletons that could enhance us all
 
 The Guardian     2016-12-25 kl. 16:03     2135 words
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There are tantalising signs that as well as aiding rehabilitation, devices could soon help humans run faster and jump higher Wearing an £80,000 exoskeleton, Sophie Morgan is half woman, half robot.

Now 31, the artist, model and presenter of Channel 4’s 2016 Paralympic coverage was paralysed in a car accident aged 18 and has used a wheelchair ever since.

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Queen Elizabeth II Misses Christmas Morning Service Because of Illness
 
 Time     2016-12-25 kl. 15:36     433 words
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She is suffering from a "heavy cold" (SANDRINGHAM, England) — A heavy cold kept Queen Elizabeth II from attending the traditional Christmas morning church service near her Sandringham estate in rural Norfolk, England.

The queen plans to use her pre-recorded Christmas Day message to praise British Olympic and Paralympic athletes and others who inspired her.

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Dear Santa, can you spare a moment to change the world?
 
 Russia Today     2016-12-25 kl. 15:17     1402 words
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I know you must be quite busy today, but if you find the time here are ten changes which I believe would make the world a much better place in 2017. Changes which are urgently needed.

But it did this year - with bans on Russian Paralympians in Rio ‘Ban, ban, ban!’:... Paralympians fall victim to US anti-Russian propaganda (Op-Edge) https://t.co/J3Y8YIuTir — RT (@RT_com) 25 ??????? 2016 ?. and a blatantly political NATO-endorsed dirge...
 
   
Scope’s decision to close Disability Now ‘is a tragedy’
 
 DisabledGo     2016-12-25 kl. 15:14     1001 words
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The disability charity Scope is to close its disabled-led online publication Disability Now (DN) in a bid to cut costs, more than 30 years after it first appeared as a newspaper.

disabled activists, campaigners, Paralympians, politicians, academics and artists.
 
   
Breen: Rio has made me stronger
 
 Sky Sports     2016-12-25 kl. 15:11     306 words
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Paralympic sprinter Olivia Been has been training hard over the festive period as she aims to bounce back from disappointment at the Rio Paralympics.

Paralympic sprinter Olivia Been has been training hard over the festive period as she aims to bounce back from disappointment at the Rio Paralympics.Sky Academy Sports Scholar Breen finished seventh in the T38 100m final in Rio, despite clocking a

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Lakeshore Foundation's Lima Foxtrot helps injured veterans 'rise and conquer'
 
 AL.com     2016-12-25 kl. 15:05     524 words
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Whether they are kayaking on Lake Martin or ziplining across the forest, injured military servicemembers are finding themselves through a sport, recreation and fitness program called Lima Foxtrot.

During Operation Endurance, held in April, paralympic athletes, coaches and experts conduct clinics for a variety of sports, including bicycling and archery.
 
   
The Sporting Year in Numbers: 5000/1, 67 Allardyce days, 10 Olympic golds,
 
 Daily Star     2016-12-25 kl. 14:40     358 words
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STARSPORT assesses the key moments in the sporting year in 20 key numbers.

Total medals won by Team GB at the Olympics (67) and Paralympics GB (147) in Rio.

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Sports Quotes of the Year: Featuring Mourinho, Klopp, Conte, Lochte, Spieth
 
 Daily Star     2016-12-25 kl. 14:39     1457 words
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STARSPORT looks at some of the best sporting quotes from 2017.

Dame Sarah Storey still ranks Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson's achievements above her own despite eclipsing her record at Rio 2016 to become Britain's most successful Paralympian with 14 gold medals.

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Queen Elizabeth II to miss Christmas service due to illness
 
 News 1130     2016-12-25 kl. 14:31     426 words
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SANDRINGHAM, England – A heavy cold kept Queen Elizabeth II from attending the traditional Christmas morning church service near her Sandringham estate in rural Norfolk, England.

The queen plans to use her pre-recorded Christmas Day message to praise British Olympic and Paralympic athletes and others who inspired her.

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Tony Jones (Cricket on 693AM)
 
 3AW     2016-12-25 kl. 14:26     2154 words
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Program Highlights IN STUDIO WITH TONY JONES Santa gets ready for Christmas! Only two sleeps 'til Christmas! Santa joined Tony Jones in studio to take calls from good boys and girls.

'We're out there kicking arse' Paralympic gold medalist Dylan Alcott speaks to Neil Mitchell after winning the Newcombe Medal.
 
   
Christians mark Christmas around the world
 
 Gulf News     2016-12-25 kl. 14:15     923 words
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Pope calls on Palestinians and Israelis to put aside hate and appeals for humanitarian aid for Syria’s refugees Dubai: More than a billion

Queen Elizabeth, 90, did use her traditional Christmas Day address to highlight the achievements of those who inspire others, from Olympic and Paralympic athletes to “ordinary people doing extraordinary things”.

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The Rio Paralympic Silver Medalist, Ms. Deepa Malik at the launching ceremony of the DigiDhan Meal to popularize cashless transactions in the Country, in New Delhi on December 25, 2016.
 
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Conor Murray reflects on Axel's death and more of the week's best sportswriting
 
 The42     2016-12-25 kl. 13:59     1224 words
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Then-Munster head coach Anthony Foley with Conor Murray in 2015. Image: Dan Sheridan/INPHO 1.   “Fast cars, Mediterranean yachts, private island getaways – just a few staples of a professional footballer’s glamorous lifestyle.

Paralympic cyclist Mark Colbourne after receiving his Member of the British Empire (MBE) medal from the Prince of Wales at an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, central London....Steve Bate, Megan Giglia, Karen Darke, Louis Rolfe, Jon-Allan Butterworth. “These are the names of just some of the British cyclists who have enjoyed success at the Olympics, Paralympics...

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Double Paralympic medallist Crockett hosts annual winter "coat drive"
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2016-12-25 kl. 13:57     210 words
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American Paralympic judoka Dartanyon Crockett has hosted his fourth annual "coat drive" in Colorado Springs. The 25-year-old provided more than 130 coats, scarves and hats to children at Stratton Meadows Elementary School in the United States city.

Double Paralympic medallist Crockett hosts annual winter "coat drive".... American Paralympic judoka Dartanyon Crockett has hosted his fourth annual "coat drive" in Colorado Springs.... The 25-year-old provided more than 130 coats, scarves and hats to children at Stratton Meadows Elementary School in the United States city.Crockett, who won Paralympic...

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Queen too sick for Xmas mass
 
 Tasmania Mercury     2016-12-25 kl. 13:56     334 words
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THE Queen will not attend church at Sandringham this morning as she is recovering from a heavy cold, Buckingham Palace says. Crowds had already gathered in Sandringham, her Norfolk estate, in expectation of seeing The Queen attend the service.

The queen plans to use her to praise British Olympic and Paralympic athletes and others who inspired her.

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Queen to miss Xmas day service
 
 Nelson Mail     2016-12-25 kl. 13:30     376 words
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth leaves after attending the Christmas Day service in 2015. A heavy cold is keeping Queen Elizabeth II from attending the traditional Christmas morning church service near her Sandringham estate in rural Norfolk, England.

The queen plans to use her pre-recorded Christmas Day message to praise British Olympic and Paralympic athletes and others who inspired her.

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United Kingdom New Year's biggest, baddest firework displays See in the New Year with a bang, or several...
 
 Easy Voyage     2016-12-25 kl. 13:19     1285 words
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© tanjakrstevska/123RF Capital Celebrations On the hunt for some glamour in 2017? Head to one of these wonderful cities where you can kickstart the New Year with all the glamour of the world's most incredible fireworks displays.

© Dmitry Islentyev/123RF Rio de Janeiro, Brazil What better way to wave goodbye to another Olympic year than heading to Rio; the scene of GB's greatest Olympic and Paralympic triumphs for decades.
 
   
Japan in Depth / LDP-Ishin tryst causes alarm within Komeito
 
 The Japan News     2016-12-25 kl. 13:08     1156 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun The warm relations between the Liberal Democratic Party and Nippon Ishin no Kai have been on conspicuous display.

Referring to the Koike governorship at a press conference on Thursday, Komeito leader Natsuo Yamaguchi said, “Our basic stance is to work in a cooperative manner, aiming to make the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics a success.” Koike, on the other
 
   
The Year in the Outdoors 2016: One which will not soon be forgotten
 
 TCPalm     2016-12-25 kl. 13:08     1650 words
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Alex Gianniny and Justus Labigang of Fort Pierce help release an Atlantic sturgeon back into the Indian River Lagoon after it was caught by another angler in October in Taylor Creek in Fort Pierce.

Jacqui Kapinowski, an adaptive rower from Tequesta qualified for and competed in the Paralympic Games in Rio about two weeks after the Olympic Games.
 
   
PM thanks MPs for passing Disabilities Bill
 
 NetIndia123.com     2016-12-25 kl. 12:50     260 words
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today praised the passing of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill in the Winter session of Parliament and thanked the members of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha for making this happen.

Praising the athletes for making the nation proud by winning four medal at the paralympics, Mr Modi said, "Our efforts and our trust were fortified by our Divyaang brothers and sisters when they returned with four medals from the Paralympics.
 
   
Ministry to reward firms that aid sports groups for disabled
 
 Japan Times     2016-12-25 kl. 12:49     144 words
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The education and sports ministry will create a system to encourage companies to support organizations for disabled athletes ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, officials have said.

The education and sports ministry will create a system to encourage companies to support organizations for disabled athletes ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, officials have said.The ministry will show companies a list of support measures

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Live Breaking News Headlines Update: Our bid to go cashless means less cash not no cash, says Arun Jaitley
 
 Financial Express     2016-12-25 kl. 12:40     525 words
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DigiDhan Mela (ANI) 04:45 PM:  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the Centre’s bid to go cashless means less cash and not no cash but Oppositions are slow in understanding.

DigiDhan Mela. 04:15 PM: Indian Cricketer Gautam Gambhir along with Rio Paralympic silver medalist Deepa Malik demonstrated digital payment at DigiDhan Mela at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi.

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‘Minpaku’ operators step up preparations for...
 
 The Japan News     2016-12-25 kl. 12:04     496 words
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Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The “minpaku” lodging service industry is stepping up preparations for a government move that will allow individuals and businesses to rent out vacant homes and rooms for tourists without permission from local authorities.

steep increases in the number of visitors from abroad in the lead-up to the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

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Merry quiz-mas: Try your luck with our fun 50 festive sporting teasers
 
 North-West Evening Mail     2016-12-25 kl. 11:55     1079 words
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IT has been an eventful year in national and international sport, but how closely have you been paying attention? Take our annual Christmas quiz to see how well you remember the big evens of 2016

Paralympics GB won a total of how many medals, including 64 golds, to finish second behind China on the medals table in Rio?... Name the British teenager whose world record time earned Paralympic gold in the S6 50m butterfly.

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Unsung heroes hailed in Queen's Christmas Speech
 
 EuroWeeklyNews     2016-12-25 kl. 11:50     179 words
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  QUEEN Elizabeth II will pay tribute to the 'ordinary people doing extraordinary things' during her televised Christmas Day address to the nation.

UK's hugely successful  Olympic and Paralympic teams in Rio this year.  But it was in the charitable efforts of ordinary people up and down the country that the Queen found the greatest inspiration: “I often draw strength from meeting ordinary
 
   
Can total cost estimate for 2020 Tokyo Games be viewed as accurate?
 
 The Japan News     2016-12-25 kl. 11:44     681 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun Although estimated expenditures for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games fall short of ¥2 trillion, the amount is none the less enormous.

Can total cost estimate for 2020 Tokyo Games be viewed as accurate?The Yomiuri Shimbun Although estimated expenditures for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games fall short of ¥2 trillion, the amount is none the less enormous.The question also
 
   
Queen Elizabeth II to Miss Christmas Service Due to Illness
 
 ABC News     2016-12-25 kl. 11:33     363 words
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A heavy cold is keeping Queen Elizabeth II from attending the traditional Christmas morning church service near her Sandringham estate in rural Norfolk, England.

The queen plans to use her pre-recorded Christmas Day message to praise British Olympic and Paralympic athletes and others who inspired her.

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Best and Worst of 2016 ... Adora
 
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SHE finally released the long-awaited debut album and we can tell you this: Adora is on fire! She has graced many stages throughout the year, including international ones as far as Mauritius.

So much! Our u17 Cosafa victory, our Paralympian stars and President Hage Geingob and our First Lady, Monica Geingos.
 
   
Wheelchair basketball: Five things learned in 2016
 
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The year saw development in Africa, as well as anticipating match-ups heading into the 2017 Europeans. There was growth and development seen in the wheelchair basketball , as well as new Paralympic champions.

There was growth and development seen in the wheelchair basketball , as well as new Paralympic champions.Looking back at 2016, here are some things learned from the sport.... 1. Algeria’s women team will encourage further growth in Africa Algeria became the first African nation to field a women’s wheelchair basketball team at the Paralympic...
 
   
Queen Elizabeth II to miss church service due to heavy cold
 
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The queen plans to use her pre-recorded Christmas Day message to praise British Olympic and Paralympic athletes and others who inspired her.
 
   
YNaija’s 12 days of Christmas: The paralympics team
 
 Nigeria News Shafaqna     2016-12-25 kl. 11:02     72 words
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In a lot of ways, 2016 has been a very stressful year. Hopefully, it hasn’t been as stressful for you as it has been for our dear nation, Nigeria. Still, there is a lot to be thankful for.

The paralympics team.... The paralympics team appeared first on YNaija.

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YNaija’s 12 days of Christmas: The paralympics team
 
 YNaija.com     2016-12-25 kl. 11:00     192 words
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Still, there is a lot to be thankful for. And so, in our special version of ’12 days of Christmas’, we’ll remind you – with the  Good News  only – of the reasons why things have not all been bad so far.

The paralympics team.... An amazing paralympics team; Mark Zuckerberg’s visit; Help from MMM ; The release of 21 Chibok girls ; Some N-powerment ; The Dream Team ; The Clean Up ; a teenage technovator ; PENCOM getting it right ; Wizkid’s international...

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Queen Elizabeth II to miss church service due to heavy cold
 
 Fresno Bee     2016-12-25 kl. 10:48     201 words
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Buckingham Palace said Sunday that Queen Elizabeth II will miss the traditional Christmas morning church service as she continues to recover from a heavy cold.

The queen plans to use her pre-recorded Christmas Day message to praise British Olympic and Paralympic athletes and others who inspired her.

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Queen Elizabeth II to miss church service due to heavy cold
 
 Sun Herald     2016-12-25 kl. 10:47     100 words
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Queen Elizabeth II will use her Christmas Day message to praise British Olympic and Paralympic athletes and others who inspired her. The pre-recorded message will be televised throughout Britain and much of the Commonwealth on Sunday afternoon.

Queen Elizabeth II will use her Christmas Day message to praise British Olympic and Paralympic athletes and others who inspired her.

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Worrying times for job security in Japan
 
 Japan Times     2016-12-25 kl. 10:27     1145 words
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The year 2016 was no walk in the park for workers nationwide. At one extreme, we have Matsuri Takahashi, a 24-year-old worker who felt she had no other choice but to take her life as a result of overwork.

He’s also been busy preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, and opening casinos.
 
   
Queen's praises unsung heroes in message
 
 Special Broadcasting Service     2016-12-25 kl. 09:57     627 words
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The Queen has used her Christmas Day address to highlight the achievements of ordinary people doing "extraordinary things", including charity workers.

But the Queen highlighted one of the major sporting events of the year, the Rio Games, and spoke about the impact the UK's medal-winning Olympians and Paralympians, and Commonwealth athletes, were having on the next generation of sportsmen and

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Angela Ruggiero: The American fast becoming a shining light for the Olympic
 
 Inside World Parasport     2016-12-25 kl. 09:57     2423 words
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Nick Butler Wednesday, 21 December 2016 It is fair to say that 2016 has not been a vintage year for sports administrators. Too old, too stuck in the past and too out of touch with the needs and desires of the modern world are among common gripes. And, for all their powerful rhetoric about youth and innovation shown through gestures like adding skateboarding and surfing to the Tokyo 2020

But both also seem adroit enough to navigate the lobbies and corridors of sports politics and, due to their respective leadership roles within the Los Angeles and Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bids, are poised to be increasingly prominent
 
   
Tough task to have smoking rules meet world standards before Tokyo Olympics
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2016-12-25 kl. 09:38     882 words
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The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has compiled a plan for smoking regulations that would impose, in principle, a total ban on indoor smoking in public for the first time in Japan with an eye on the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in 2020.

The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has compiled a plan for smoking regulations that would impose, in principle, a total ban on indoor smoking in public for the first time in Japan with an eye on the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in

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Sachin Tendulkar heaps praises on Indian Idol contestant Thupten Tsering
 
 Hindustan Times     2016-12-25 kl. 09:22     252 words
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An Indian Idol contestant, Thupten Tsering, has not just left the shows three-member panel of judges — Anu Malik, Farah Khan and Sonu Nigam --- in

After adopting a village in Andhra Pradesh and felicitating India’s Rio medallist Paralympians, the legend made it a point to laud Tsering’s grit and determination.
 
   
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 Namibia Press Agency     2016-12-25 kl. 09:19     88 words
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Contributed by NAMPA / Associated Press. Queen Elizabeth II to praise those who inspired her in talk< Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated from speech broadcast at 1500 GMT, 10 a.m. EDT.

Queen Elizabeth II will use her Christmas Day message to praise British Olympic and Paralympic athletes and others who inspired her.

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Queen Elizabeth II to praise those who inspired her in talk
 
 Bellingham Herald     2016-12-25 kl. 09:17     100 words
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Queen Elizabeth II will use her Christmas Day message to praise British Olympic and Paralympic athletes and others who inspired her. The pre-recorded message will be televised throughout Britain and much of the Commonwealth on Sunday afternoon.

Queen Elizabeth II will use her Christmas Day message to praise British Olympic and Paralympic athletes and others who inspired her.

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Feed a Family This Christmas: Santa makes final delivery as 9,000 items
 
 Express & Star     2016-12-25 kl. 09:16     486 words
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The final deliveries of your generous donations for the Feed a Family This Christmas appeal have been made, bringing some festive cheer to the community.

While Paralympian Jordanne Whiley and Olympic star Joe Clarke urged readers to get behind the appeal by donating food items to help struggling families and the homeless.
 
   
2016 in review: Bold, unbending and electric year for Indian sportswomen
 
 Economic Times     2016-12-25 kl. 09:15     2447 words
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Forget the brightly-coloured bobby clips or the band that's symbolic of a flower in bloom. Focus on the face. When the daredevil gymnast's name is announced, her hands go up and her face tilts in a muted question. "What?

DEEPA MALIK Deepa Malik was already a champion even before the start of the Paralympic Games.... The silver medal at the Paralympics just made it official.... She won a silver medal in the shot put F-53 event (4.61m throw) to become India's first woman and oldest athlete to ever win a medal at the Paralympics...