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Maria fick pengar till boccian
 
 Östgötatidningen     2016-12-27 kl. 07:28     175 words
 
Av Pernilla Alsen. MJÖLBY. Butikskedjan Specsavers Mjölby har överlämnat en donation till Boccia Paralympics. Överlämnadet skedde via Mjölbytjejen Maria Bjurström som själv är framgångsrik bocciaspelare.

Av Pernilla Alsen. MJÖLBY. Butikskedjan Specsavers Mjölby har överlämnat en donation till Boccia Paralympics.... Vi vill göra kloka investeringar för framtiden och tycker att Boccia Paralympics gör en fantastisk insats.... Maria Bjurström fick ta emot en check på 5000 kronor avsedd för Boccia Paralympics...

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Det här är 2016 års nya ord
 
 Blekinge Läns Tidning Plus     2016-12-27 kl. 07:16     2556 words
 
Varje år presenterar Språkrådet en lista över vilka ord som skapats under året som gått. Text Patric Söderström Nyorden kommer allt som oftast från stora världshändelser och samhällsfenomen.

Parasport. idrott som utövas av personer med funktionsnedsättningar Victor Sjöqvist tog steget från att inte spela bordtennis alls till att nå Paralympics på fem år.... Världens största elittävling för parasport.

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Kroppsaktivism, pappafeminist och pokenad - här är alla nyorden från 2016
 
 Elle     2016-12-27 kl. 07:01     848 words
 
Den traditionsenliga listan över svenska nyord har äntligen släppts.

Parasport Idrott som uto vas av personer med funktionsnedsa ttningar 2013.
 
   
Lista över nyord
 
 Sveriges Radio     2016-12-27 kl. 06:43     593 words
 
Annonsblockerare Program som förhindrar att annonservisas på internetsidor. Blippbetalning Kontaktlös kortbetalning. Blåljuspersonal Anställda som arbetar med akuta insatser inom polis, sjukvård och brandkår.

Parasport Idrott som utövas av personer med funktionsnedsättningar.

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Lena Maria julsjöng i Dimbo
 
 Västgöta-Bladet     2016-12-26 kl. 18:00     207 words
 
Lena Maria Klingvall har turnerat i "hela världen". I år firar hon 25 år som artist. På annandagen sjöng hon julsånger i Dimbo Ottravads kyrka.

Hon har tävlat för det svenska handikapplandslaget i simning och sjöng på invigningen av Paralympics i Nagano 1998.

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Lina Korsgren - Årets idrottskvinna
 
 Länstidningen Östersund Premium     2016-12-26 kl. 15:29     306 words
 
Lina Korsgren blev 2016 års vinnare av utmärkelsen Årets Idrottskvinna. -Långloppen är på frammarch, säger Lina Korsgren som tävlar för Team Leaseplan i Ski classics.

2008: Zandra Reppe, Frösö CK, bågskytte-handikappidrott.
 
   
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On board with Baltic Yachts owner Hans Georg Näder
 
 Boat International     2016-12-27 kl. 08:16     1726 words
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by Hans Georg Näder was so impressed with his 46 metre Baltic   Pink Gin   he bought the company. But for the German entrepreneur, super sailing yachts are only one part of his innovative empire, as David Edwards discovers...

Ottobock was once again the official technical service at the Rio 2016 Paralympics, repairing and maintaining the prosthetics, orthotics and wheelchairs of all athletes for the 13th successive Games.
 
   
Yearender: Are doping wars a new Cold War?
 
 China.org.cn     2016-12-27 kl. 08:02     458 words
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Justin Gatlin was booed when he snatched the silver medal in the men's 100-meter race at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

One month later, the International Paralympic Committee released a statement suspending Russian athletes from 2016 Rio Paralympics.

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TOP 7: Major events of 2016 in Kazakhstan
 
 Kazinform     2016-12-27 kl. 07:58     951 words
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ASTANA. KAZINFORM With a few days left before the end of 2016 it is time to take a look back at the passing year. Kazinform brings Top 7 events of 2016. Rotation in the Government President appointed Bakhytzhan Sagintayev new Prime Minister.

Sensational Olympics and Paralympics medals in 2016 Kazakhstani swimmer Dmitry Balandin for the first time in the history of independent Kazakhstan won a gold medal at the Olympics in 200m breaststroke showing the best time of 2 07:46 In 2016, a

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Top 25 Essay Writing topics for XAT 2017
 
 News.Berandalan.com     2016-12-27 kl. 07:51     1223 words
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With so much less time to prepare for the exam, it becomes difficult to short list the important topics. As XAT Exam comprises of two papers, in Paper 2, topics related to General Knowledge and Essay Writing are asked to test the aptitude of the aspirants.

23. Paralympics: 19 Indian athletes to represent the country at the Paralympic Games.... Deepa Malik became India's first woman and the oldest athlete ever to win a medal at the Paralympics.
 
   
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 Belarussian Radio     2016-12-27 kl. 07:41     89 words
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:06 Year’s best athletes honoured in Mogilev region’s Olympic Fame Hall The coaches and champions who distinguished themselves at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro have been honoured the Mogilev region’s Olympic Fame Hall.

who won Belarus’ first medial, archer Anton Prilepov and six-time Paralympic champion Igor Boki.
 
   
Boccia star Smith preparing for rising Asian challenge after Rio 2016 Paralympic gold
 
 Big News Network     2016-12-27 kl. 07:34     31 words
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Britain's Paralympic champion boccia star David Smith is expecting to face greater competition from Asian rivals as the standard of the sport rises in

Boccia star Smith preparing for rising Asian challenge after Rio 2016 Paralympic gold.... Britain's Paralympic champion boccia star David Smith is expecting to face greater competition from Asian rivals as the standard of the sport rises in. ...the...
 
   
Behind the Scenes / Ahead of reform, ‘inside...
 
 The Japan News     2016-12-27 kl. 07:32     1160 words
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By Takuya Sasajima / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer Public broadcaster NHK’s Board of Governors, chaired by Susumu Ishihara, a senior executive adviser of Kyushu Railway Co., selected full-time board member Ryoichi Ueda, 67, as NHK’s next president on Dec.

allowed. There are also many other issues to tackle, including setting aside funds for equipment expenses that accompany a new broadcasting center and setting up a team for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.
 
   
Stories from the year | Rochelle Brown
 
 The Ararat Advertiser     2016-12-27 kl. 07:28     446 words
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Journalist Rochelle Brown reviews her favourite moments of 2016 as she waves goodbye to the Wimmera. Wimmera Mail-Times journalist Rochelle Brown embarked on her first year at the paper in 2016.

In September, the talented wheelchair basketballer headed to his second Paralympics.

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Optimization Strategies for Interactive Classification of Interstitial Lung Disease Textures
 
 Frontiers in Neurorobotics     2016-12-27 kl. 07:26     7855 words
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Introduction In medical image analysis, obtaining reliable ground truth annotations is of pivotal importance for the training, testing, and comparison of algorithms. Several factors may hamper the construction of such a ground truth dataset.

nodular densities (1–4 mm) in a random or paralymphatic (paraseptal) distribution.
 
   
Det här är 2016 års nya ord
 
 Blekinge Läns Tidning Plus     2016-12-27 kl. 07:16     2556 words
 
Varje år presenterar Språkrådet en lista över vilka ord som skapats under året som gått. Text Patric Söderström Nyorden kommer allt som oftast från stora världshändelser och samhällsfenomen.

Parasport. idrott som utövas av personer med funktionsnedsättningar Victor Sjöqvist tog steget från att inte spela bordtennis alls till att nå Paralympics på fem år.
 
   
Sindhu, Kohli and hockey make 2016 a year to remember
 
 Times of India     2016-12-27 kl. 06:28     2351 words
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2016 was a jam-packed year for sports and the India sportspersons made this a year to remember for the fans.

Paralympians make India proud Of the 19 Paralympics athletes that represented India, four returned with medals -... Jhajharia became the only Indian to win two Paralympic golds (2004 and 2016).

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13 places to see 2017 fireworks even if you don't have a ticket
 
 Hull Daily Mail     2016-12-27 kl. 05:34     1022 words
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If you are one of the thousands of people who missed out on snapping up tickets for the spectacular you might now have stated thinking about where to go to watch them.

The spectacular event will be designed by the same team that created the spectacular firework displays for the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics ceremonies and is set to light up the night sky above the Humber Estuary.

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After losing his legs, Marko Cheseto sprinting toward international competition
 
 Alaskapublic.org     2016-12-27 kl. 03:25     972 words
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A little more than five years ago, Marko Cheseto, a wildly successful UAA runner, stumbled into a midtown hotel lobby.

She’s always encouraging me to do what I love doing.” That may have added a little jump to his step, because he took 3rd place in the race, and was able to qualify for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro – though he was unable to
 
   
Boy who hated water is now aiming to swim for Paralympic gold
 
 Sunday Post     2016-12-27 kl. 02:37     539 words
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AN inspirational boy who suffers from autism and used to have a phobia of water is now set to swim at next year’s Special Olympics. Cameron Hunter, 14, had never set foot in a pool before he learned to swim at the age of 12.

Boy who hated water is now aiming to swim for Paralympic gold....at the Paralympics. Mum Julie, 34, of Stranraer, said: “He hated water, now I can’t get him out of it. “It was really difficult when he was younger, he wouldn’t go for a shower. “If it...

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The garden shed full of helping hands
 
 UAE NewsApp.com     2016-12-27 kl. 02:18     837 words
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At first glance, the shed, in a back garden in Swansea, doesn't look remarkable. Step closer and you'll hear the whirring of a hard-working machine. Open the door and, while I'd like to tell you it is Tardis-like inside, it isn't.

She also appeared in an advertising campaign for the 2016 Paralympics.

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2016: Reps’ turbulent year of budget, sex scandals 
 
 Daily Sun     2016-12-27 kl. 02:16     2536 words
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By Kemi Yusuf The outgoing year started with members of the House of Representatives dealing with all the important tasks of working on and sending back the 2016 budget to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Firstly, the Majority Leader said the House has been responsive to the yearnings of the people, citing the donation from members to Nigeria’s team to Rio 2016 Paralympic Games and the princely reception for the UNILAG First Class graduate, Ayodele

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See What Made The Headlines In 2016
 
 Malaysian Digest     2016-12-27 kl. 01:53     5572 words
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:35 Written by Teh Wei Soon View Comments Malaysian Digest has compiled the biggest local and international newsmakers of 2016. It was a year of surprises marked by remarkable stories and unexpected turn of events.

Malaysia also created history this month by winning two gold medals at the Rio Paralympics in Brazil, and etching one of the victories by setting a new world record.... 10 September – The 2016 Paralympics started without much fanfare but sprinter...
 
   
Dear Santa, can you spare a moment to change the world?
 
 Sott.net     2016-12-27 kl. 01:15     1432 words
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© Ruptly       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 and a blatantly political NATO-endorsed dirge winning Eurovision .
 
   
Shoot on wheels!
 
 New Indian Express     2016-12-27 kl. 00:39     584 words
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CHENNAI: Drawing teams from as any as 10 states across the country, the third National Wheelchair Basketball Championship was inaugurated at the Jayalalithaa Indoor Basketball Stadium, Kilpauk, to be conducted till December 30.

Jointly organised by the Wheelchair Basketball Federation of India (WBFI) in partnership with International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the event was inaugurated by Gursharan Singh, vice president of the Paralympic Committee of India, in the
 
   
20 FROM 2016: Niagara sports quiz
 
 Inport News     2016-12-27 kl. 00:00     667 words
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Think you know your stuff? Take a try at our Niagara sports quiz. 1.  Which Niagara athlete placed fourth in his or her discipline at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil? A . Mohammed Ahmed B. Natalie Mastracci C.

A. None B. One C. Two D. Four   3.  How many medals did Niagara-born athletes win at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro?

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#CNHighlights: 10 Social Media Trends of the Year 2016
 
 ConnectNigeria.com     2016-12-26 kl. 23:17     1285 words
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Year 2016 has been an eventful one, with discoveries and surprises, victories and speeches and everything in between. Nigerians can relate to these ten highlights that got trending on the internet this year. Model Olajumoke. Photo by TY Bello 1.

Photo: NGSuperEagles 5. OVER A DOZEN MEDALS BY NIGERIAN ATHLETES In the month of September, eight gold medals, two silver, and two bronze saw Nigeria’s special athletes as the number one African team at the 2016 Paralympics.
 
   
Health strategies, public health at Dubai forum 2017
 
 The Gulf Today     2016-12-26 kl. 23:13     502 words
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DUBAI: An international forum that will boost the pillars of Dubai Vision 2021 will be held on January 9 to 10, 2017.

A forum has been dedicated to Paralympics wherein paraplegic athletes and sportsmen will be able to talk about how they continually overcome and improve on their conditions.
 
   
Sports › Local governments reluctant to shoulder 2020 Olympic construction costs
 
 Japan Today     2016-12-26 kl. 23:04     430 words
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Sports Dec. 27, 2016 - 06:50AM JST ( ) TOKYO — Prefectural and municipal governments that will host the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic

Sports Dec. 27, 2016 - 06:50AM JST ( ) TOKYO — Prefectural and municipal governments that will host the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic. ...Games jointly warned the organizing committee and Tokyo metropolitan government Monday not to shift policy...

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The Misnomers: Mark Reason hands out his 2016 sports plaudits ... with added cake
 
 Sunday Star-Times     2016-12-26 kl. 22:20     1137 words
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Misnomer winner: Para-sprinter Liam Malone. The Misnomers, this column's annual sporting awards, is not about to resign in order to spend more time with its family or on the golf course or down the pub or at the United Nations.

Silver in the 100m at the Paralympics was followed up by gold in the 200m and 400m.

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Reason: Misnomer awards 2016
 
 Unlimited Magazine     2016-12-26 kl. 22:16     1131 words
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The Misnomers, this column's annual sporting awards, is not about to resign in order to spend more time with its family or on the golf course or down the pub or at the United Nations.

Silver in the 100m at the Paralympics was followed up by gold in the 200m and 400m.

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Editor’s Pick: Mikey Brannigan Gets Hero's Welcome at Northport Middle School
 
 Northport Patch     2016-12-26 kl. 21:50     379 words
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If you should read any stories on the Northport Patch from 2016, make it this one. It might not have been the top read stories of the year, but it’s definitely worth your time. The students went wild for the local paralympic champion.

The students went wild for the local paralympic champion.Published September 23: “Mikey!... Mikey! Mikey!” Mikey Brannigan, fresh off his return from Rio as paralympic champion , got the welcome back of a lifetime from hundreds of Northport Middle School...
 
   
Concerns Grow Over Queen Elizabeth II’s Health After Missing Christmas Service
 
 WFOR     2016-12-26 kl. 21:33     295 words
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Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:   Facebook  |  Twitter   MIAMI (CBSMiami) — There is concern in Britain after Queen Elizabeth missed church services on Christmas for the first time in decades.

But the nation did hear from the Queen in her annual Christmas message taped weeks ago, where she talked of the winners she met from the Paralympic games. “Inspiration fed their aspiration; and having discovered abilities they scarcely knew they

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Her Majesty The Queen :The Queen's 2016 Christmas Broadcast
 
 Huffington Post UK     2016-12-26 kl. 20:51     639 words
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This blog is the full text of 's Christmas Message delivered on 25 December 2016 by her Royal Highness, and broadcast to the entire Commonwealth There was a time when British Olympic medal winners became household names because there were so few of them.

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 a crowded and happy event.
 
   
Year in review: Rivalry at top hits new levels
 
 Toowoomba Chronicle     2016-12-26 kl. 20:15     1425 words
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WHEN Novak Djokovic beat Andy Murray to claim the French Open in June, becoming the first man since Rod Laver in 1969 to hold all four grand slam titles at once, he looked to have a mortgage on the world No.1 ranking.

The world No.1 became the first wheelchair athlete to win the coveted Newcombe Medal, the highest honour in Australian tennis, after winning gold at the Rio Paralympics in both the singles and doubles - with partner Heath Davidson - as well as

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People thought the Queen looked like someone out of Star Trek in her speech this year
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2016-12-26 kl. 18:29     92 words
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The Queen gave her traditional address to the nation at 3pm on Christmas Day. 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.

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.The Queen said: ‘I often draw strength from meeting ordinary people doing extraordinary
 
   
Stars Jade Thirlwall and Josef Craig join crowds for Boxing Day dip
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2016-12-26 kl. 18:14     104 words
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Hundreds of brave fundraisers donned fancy dress and raced into the freezing sea in two separate Boxing Day dips in South Shields.

The star, who was celebrating her 24th birthday, was joined by British Paralympic swimmer Josef Craig, 19, as they raced into the icy waters.
 
   
UAE is 28th happiest country in world
 
 Gulf News     2016-12-26 kl. 18:09     631 words
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World Happiness Report 2016 reveals UAE’s happiness index to be first among the Arab countries Dubai: The UAE is ranked the 28th happiest country in the world and the first among Arab countries, according to the World Happiness Report 2016.

This indicator measures the achievements and number of medals collected in the Olympic and Paralympic championships in various sports.

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Celebrating The Top 16 Moments Of Michael Phelps' Tremendous 2016
 
 US Olympic Team     2016-12-26 kl. 17:37     1440 words
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By Stuart Lieberman | Dec. 26, 2016, 10:11 a.m.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.... Stuart Lieberman covered Paralympic sports for three years at the International Paralympic Committee, including at the London 2012 and Sochi 2014...
 
   
Queen Elizabeth misses Xmas service due to i...
 
 The Japan News     2016-12-26 kl. 17:35     443 words
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The Associated Press SANDRINGHAM, England (AP) — A bad cold kept Queen Elizabeth II 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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Para Sport Sweden announces nominees for three awards
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2016-12-26 kl. 17:29     286 words
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Para Sport Sweden has announced the nominees for three awards to be presented at the country's Para sports awards on February 4. Candidates in the running for the awards of  Leader of the Year, Best Newcomer and Year Model have all been revealed.

Meanwhile, Paralympic shooter Philip Jonsson has also been nominated alongside sailor Ludo Fjeld Dahl.... Maja Reichard won four medals at this summer's Rio 2016 Paralympic Games © Elsewhere in the nominations, Paralympic swimming champion Maja Reichard,...

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Queen Elizabeth inspired by Mother Teresa
 
 Vatican Radio     2016-12-26 kl. 17:18     227 words
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In her traditional Christmas message, British Queen Elizabeth II expressed her appreciation for Mother Teresa of Kolkata saying ordinary people can do extraordinary things with their quiet dedication.

by the medal winners from the U.K. in the Olympic and Paralympic games this year, as well as the doctors, paramedics and crew she met while opening a new base for the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

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Swimming teacher honoured for services to the sport
 
 Hunts Post 24     2016-12-26 kl. 17:12     163 words
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12:00 26 December 2016 Abigail Weaving Patsy Coleman with her student swimming teachers

Starting as a teen, her teaching career has spanned a staggering 50 years, including coaching the likes of the British Paralympics Team from 1993 to 1997.
 
   
Houston Marathon Foundation Continues Commitment to Distance Running
 
 MarathonGuide.com     2016-12-26 kl. 17:09     1408 words
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HOUSTON (December 19, 2016) - In its continued effort to promote the benefits of long-distance running and to provide

These American elite runners will be joined this year by elite runners who competed in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio and the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles.... Paralympic triathletes Mark Barr and Hailey Danisewicz, as well as Paralympic...
 
   
Video: Queen's Christmas Day address praises inspirational people
 
 Belfast Telegraph     2016-12-26 kl. 16:43     40 words
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26/12/2016 The Queen uses her Christmas Day address to highlight the achievements of those who inspire others, from Olympic and Paralympic athletes to "ordinary people doing extraordinary things".

26/12/2016 The Queen uses her Christmas Day address to highlight the achievements of those who inspire others, from Olympic and Paralympic athletes to "ordinary people doing extraordinary
 
   
Former Lady Raider earns USA South Player of the Week
 
 Now Habersham     2016-12-26 kl. 15:49     371 words
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The USA South Athletic Conference has released its weekly Athlete of the Week honor roll with senior women’s basketball player BRIANNA BARRETT from Piedmont College making the listing as the Player of the Week.

Emma Grimes, Covenant; Lauren Biliter, Maryville; Zarkia Mattox, Ferrum; Samm Chandler, Averett; Juliette Harp, Huntingdon.  Piedmont Lions Sports Information Clarkesville's McKenzie Coan Swipes Gold in Rio Paralympics Make it Two Golds for

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Search for missing teens ongoing
 
 Astro Awani     2016-12-26 kl. 15:33     123 words
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Search is still ongoing for two teenagers who are feared to have drown while bathing at Pantai Tok Bali in Pasir Puteh, Kelantan. The two friends, 14 year old Ahmad Hazim Anizam and 13 year old Azmi Azfar Rafa, have been missing since 4pm on Sunday.

RAS gains attention in Penang DRB-Hicom sponsors Paralympics 2016 medallists for Umrah Mohd Faiz hopes for continued support of Malaysian football fan Police probing into cause of express bus crash at Pagoh that killed 14 Madonna, Elton John lead
 
   
Real-time voice translators being tested in Tokyo taxis
 
 The Japan News     2016-12-26 kl. 14:52     148 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun KDDI Corp. and a taxi company are testing the feasibility of taxis equipped with automatic translation systems.

KDDI intends to put the system into practical use by 2020, when the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics are scheduled to take place.

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Athletics Australia - News - 2016 Year in Review
 
 German Road Races     2016-12-26 kl. 14:44     1741 words
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A famous quote attributed to the late Ron Clarke reads "The hardest step for a runner to take, is the first one out the door".

0.01 seconds. READ: Six great Australian performances at the Rio Olympics PARALYMPICS Our Paralympians performed exceptionally too on the world stage, as the athletics section of the team flew home with 26 medals in total (3 gold, 9 silver, 14 bronze).
 
   
Christmas Day TV: 7.2m tune in for Len's Strictly farewell
 
 UAE NewsApp.com     2016-12-26 kl. 14:14     326 words
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Strictly Come Dancing's festive special helped the BBC win the Christmas Day ratings battle, overnight viewing figures have shown. An audience of 7.2 million tuned in to watch head judge Len Goodman's final appearance on the show after 12 years.

After paying tribute to the UK's Olympians and Paralympians, she spoke of her admiration for "unsung heroes".

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Nick Butler: Russian denials, police dawn arrests and crisis beards - 2016
 
 Inside The Games     2016-12-26 kl. 14:14     1741 words
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Nick Butler Monday, 26 December 2016 As my colleague David Owen has already made clear, sport has provided many golden moments to light-up a largely bleak 2016.

The highlight next year should be the race for the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics between Budapest, Los Angeles and Paris, with three Evaluation Commission visits in May and June building-up to the September vote in Lima.

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Alcott rewarded for superb year by topping wheelchair tennis quad singles world ranking
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2016-12-26 kl. 14:10     327 words
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Australian Dylan Alcott has added further gloss to a season crowned by Rio 2016 Paralympic gold by being confirmed as the year-end quad singles world number one for the second successive time.

Australian Dylan Alcott has added further gloss to a season crowned by Rio 2016 Paralympic...

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Tokyo Games cost-sharing scheme to be made b...
 
 The Japan News     2016-12-26 kl. 13:49     204 words
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Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — A cost-sharing framework for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics will be decided by the end of March next year, Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike said Monday.

Tokyo Games cost-sharing scheme to be made b...Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — A cost-sharing framework for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics will be decided by the end of March next year, Tokyo Gov.... Roles and responsibilities of parties involved in holding the Tokyo Games should be clarified, Koike told the governors and mayors, who have reacted harshly to a recently shown plan by the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic...

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Ukrainians determine main achievement of Ukraine in 1016
 
 National Radio Company     2016-12-26 kl. 13:32     109 words
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The major achievement of the year in Ukraine was victory of Ukrainian singer Jamala in the "Eurovision" song competition. This answer was given by 83% of respondents polled by Sociological Group "Rating".

This answer was given by 83% of respondents polled by Sociological Group "Rating".Among the successes the respondents called performance of Ukrainian Paralympics athletes, the initiative of the Government to increase by half the minimum wage, the
 
   
Norfolk Wildlife Trust's 90th anniversary year - in words
 
 Eastern Daily Press 24     2016-12-26 kl. 13:09     1241 words
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11:41 26 December 2016 Trevor Heaton A spoonbill wading at NWT Cley: 'It is the long-legged wading birds which really excite me.' Robert Gillmor.

Jessica-Jane Applegate, MBE and Paralympic and World Champion swimmer.
 
   
2016 In A Glance: Have A Look At The Most Powerful Pictures Of The Year 2016
 
 Daily Bhaskar     2016-12-26 kl. 13:07     352 words
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5-year-old Omran Daqneesh became the most painful symbol of the violence in Syria. Particiapnts from North and South Korea took a selfie in the Rio Olympics and showed the world a moment of unity.

Adam Lancia, player of Canada's men's wheelchair basketball team kisses his wife after her match at the Rio Paralympics.
 
   
Yearender: Beijing's preparation for 2022 Winter Olympics off to a strong start
 
 China.org.cn     2016-12-26 kl. 13:07     716 words
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Beijing has wasted no time during the one and a half years since it won its bid to host the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games along with Zhangjiakou in July, 2015.

Beijing has wasted no time during the one and a half years since it won its bid to host the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games along with Zhangjiakou in July, 2015.The Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Games, which was launched last

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Year in review: Top ten sporting events of 2016
 
 VOVNews     2016-12-26 kl. 13:00     211 words
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Updated: 18:41 26/12/2016 (GMT+7) VOV.VN - 2016 was a jam-packed action year for sports fans. There was so much to cheer about despite some real heartbreakers. Here’s VOVs list of the 10 best sporting events of 2016, in no particular order.

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Medgadget's Best Medical Technologies of 2016
 
 Medagadget.com     2016-12-26 kl. 12:56     2223 words
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The year 2016 presented the world with a number of big surprises. Some positive, some negative, depending on whom one asks.

Our hope is that the Cybathlon will be a rival to the Paralympics, demonstrating what modern technology can achieve when men are free to develop and use tools to improve each other’s lives.

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Wheelchair Basketball Team congratulated on GCC win
 
 Bahrain News Agency     2016-12-26 kl. 12:48     294 words
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02 : 46 PM - 26/12/2016 Manama, Dec.

His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa the First Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council of Youth and Sports, Honorary President of Bahrain Paralympics Association has expressed his delight on the occasion of Bahrain's Wheelchair Basketball

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I'VE STILL GOT SO MUCH MORE TO ACHIEVE, SAYS PARALYMPIC HERO COX
 
 itv.com     2016-12-26 kl. 12:24     349 words
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The terms inspirational and role model are bandied about all too easily in sport, but Kadeena Cox is worthy of and lives up to the descriptions.

I'VE STILL GOT SO MUCH MORE TO ACHIEVE, SAYS PARALYMPIC HERO COX.... The terms inspirational and role model are bandied about all too easily in sport, but Kadeena Cox is worthy of and lives up to the descriptions.The 25-year-old from Leeds at September's Rio Paralympics...

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Loopholes in foreign trainee system / Poor working conditions shrink supply of interns from abroad
 
 The Japan News     2016-12-26 kl. 12:13     825 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun This is the fifth and final installment of a series. On Nov.

In addition to reconstruction demand following the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, the labor shortage could be further exacerbated if a construction boom for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics takes hold.

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Get Inspired: 12 top moments from our 2016 campaigns and stories
 
 BBC     2016-12-26 kl. 12:11     948 words
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It's been a jam-packed year for the Get Inspired team.

It's been a jam-packed year for the Get Inspired team.From the Rio Olympics and Paralympics, London Marathon and FA People's Cup to our fantastic campaigns Body Positive and Make Your Move, we've aimed to get the nation active by bringing you the
 
   
Boccia star Smith preparing for rising Asian challenge after Rio 2016 Paralympic gold
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2016-12-26 kl. 12:10     256 words
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Britain's Paralympic champion boccia star David Smith is expecting to face greater competition from Asian rivals as the standard of the sport rises in the build-up to Tokyo 2020.

Boccia star Smith preparing for rising Asian challenge after Rio 2016 Paralympic gold.... Britain's Paralympic champion boccia star David Smith is expecting to face greater competition from Asian rivals as the standard of the sport rises in the build-up...

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Three things you did not know about Markus Salcher
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2016-12-26 kl. 11:54     420 words
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As he builds up to compete at the 2017 Worlds, find out more about the Austrian downhill and super-G Paralympic champion.

As he builds up to compete at the 2017 Worlds, find out more about the Austrian downhill and super-G Paralympic champion.Downhill and super-G Paralympic champion Markus Salcher is preparing to try and build on the super-G and giant slalom silver
 
   
Japan’s communications ministry finalizes plan for 30,000 Wi-Fi spots by 2020
 
 Japan Times     2016-12-26 kl. 11:40     436 words
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The Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry announced on Monday a finalized plan to establish 30,000 Wi-Fi access points nationwide in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

The Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry announced on Monday a finalized plan to establish 30,000 Wi-Fi access points nationwide in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics...

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Japan donates 141 Judo Tatami Mats to Judo Federation
 
 Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha     2016-12-26 kl. 11:27     145 words
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(BSS) - All Japan Judo Federation in cooperation with Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha and Shunan City in Yamaguchi Prefecture has donated 141 Judo tatami mats to Bangladesh Judo Federation.

These mats are expected to be of help to talented boys and girls at Bangladesh Judo Federation in line with the commitment of the Government of Japan to "Sport for Tomorrow Programme" paving the way for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympics Games.

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Mary Green (Mary Peadar), Loughanure
 
 Highland Radio     2016-12-26 kl. 11:25     428 words
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Part Four of Highland’s Sports Review of the Year looks back at the GAA club stories from 2016. Among the stand out performances was Glenswilly, who upset the odds by beating[...

With a total of ten prizes, valued at almost €200,000, the winning prize is a house in Rann Mór 25 Dec 2016 0 Part Two of Highland’s Sports Review of the Year looks back on the Paralympic Games in Brazil and the stand out performances in
 
   
Trudeau offers cautious support for possible Calgary 2026 Winter Olympic bid after meeting with Mayor
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2016-12-26 kl. 10:54     498 words
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has given his cautious support to a potential Calgary bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games following a meeting with the city's Mayor Naheed Nenshi.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has given his cautious support to a potential Calgary bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games following a meeting with the city's Mayor Naheed Nenshi.He said that the Federal Government is open to

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Sporting highlights of 2016
 
 Deutsche Welle     2016-12-26 kl. 10:43     1261 words
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The year 2016 promised much, with major football championships and an Olympic Games. It certainly delivered, with some unlikely champions and the world's best athletes doing what they do best.

Blade Jumper 2016 was not all smiles for paralympic athlete Markus Rehm, but he did have some things to grin about.... He instead competed at the 2016 Paralympic games in Rio, where he served as Germany's flag bearer at the opening ceremony.

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Vietnam’s top ten domestic events in 2016
 
 VietnamPlus     2016-12-26 kl. 09:35     937 words
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The 12th National Party Congress (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) - The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has selected the 10 most outstanding events of Vietnam in 2016 as follows: 1.

8. Vietnam’s athletes achieve exploits at Olympics and Paralympics In the Rio Olympics 2016 in Brazil, shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh won the first-ever Olympics gold medal for Vietnam after claiming the men’s 10m air pistol title and a silver medal in

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