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Hippsons årskrönika: Hästiga toppar, floppar och snackisar under 2016
 
 Hippson     2016-12-29 kl. 06:39     1958 words
 
Vad hände egentligen under häst- och ridsportåret 2016? Det försöker vi på Hippson sammanfatta genom rubrikerna nedan - innan vi tar nya tag inför 2017. Då höjdpunkten blir EM på hemmaplan i Göteborg!

Paralympics kom nästa medaljfest -
 
   
Efter 15 år är det dags att packa ihop och säga adjö
 
 Skövde Nyheter     2016-12-28 kl. 22:51     763 words
 
Jag är inne på min sista artikel. Efter i det närmaste 15 år blir det här det sista jag skriver och det är med lite vemod jag nu lämnar tidningen. Det har varit fantastiskt roliga år.

Jag har följt handikappidrotten på nära håll och träffat paralympicer.

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Västgöta-Bladet (web) - Skaraborgs Läns Tidning (web) - Falköpings Tidning (web)
 
   
Kan ni årets nyord?
 
 Skövde Nyheter     2016-12-28 kl. 17:01     640 words
 
Årets nyordslista innehåller hela 43 nykomlingar. Vet ni vad de nya orden betyder? Årets nyordlista innehåller 43 ord som etablerat sig i svenskan under 2016. Listan har sammanställts av Språkrådet och Språktidningen.

Parasport: Idrott som utövas av personer med funktionsnedsättningar.

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Sportkrönika: "Tre Kronor, solkräm och Stenson"
 
 Norrbottens-Kuriren     2016-12-28 kl. 13:16     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.
 
   
Här är de nominerade till Idrottsgalan
 
 Sveriges Radio Gotland     2016-12-28 kl. 10:14     660 words
 
Årets Idrottsförening FC Gute, Garda OK och IF Hansa/Hoburg har nominerats till utmärkelsen "årets idrottsförening", vid Gotlands idrottsgala 2017.

Gun Karlsson, Parasport Gotland.
 
   
43 nya ord under 2016
 
 Folkbladet     2016-12-28 kl. 10:00     2903 words
 
Trumpifiering, pappafeminist, filterbubbla, ghosta och parasport. Det är några av de 43 nykomlingarna på årets nyordslista.

Trumpifiering, pappafeminist, filterbubbla, ghosta och parasport.... Vidare har man tagit med parasport, det vill säga handikappidrott, som ju också redan är etablerat.... Donald Trumps skryt om att kyssa och tafsa på kvinnor fördöms av de tidigare presidentkandidaterna Mitt Romney, Ted Cruz och Jeb Bush genom hänvisningar till fruar, döttrar och kvinnliga barnbarn" (Expressen 10 oktober 2016). parasport...
 
   
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Sports year in review: Plenty to cheer in 2016
 
 Hanford Sentinel     2016-12-29 kl. 08:36     886 words
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In 2016, there were plenty of reasons to cheer in Kings County. From Kings County to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Madison Square Garden in New York, local athletes won on local, national and world stages.

Avery, who was a state caliber runner while at Lemoore High, teamed with David Brown to win the gold medal in the T11 100 meter race at the 2106 Paralympics.... Brown finished the race in 10.99 seconds, setting a new Paralympic record.
 
   
Rwanda: Meet the Women Acheivers of 2016
 
 AllAfrica.com     2016-12-29 kl. 08:29     1271 words
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opinion By There are women who have made evident progress over the years, some have demystified stereotypes and joined male-dominated fields, others

The girl team got a chance to participate in the Rio Paralympic Games that took place in September in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the biggest international multi-sport event for athletes with physical disabilities.
 
   
Chelford's Jason and Laura Kenny made freemen following Olympic success
 
 Wilmslow Guardian     2016-12-29 kl. 08:01     329 words
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CHELFORD’S golden couple were among eight sporting figures to be given the freedom of Cheshire East borough this month.

Cllr Olivia Hunter, mayor of CEC, said: “I am absolutely delighted that my term in office has coincided with the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and equally delighted that athletes with a link to the borough did so remarkably well in those games,
 
   
FOCUS: Paralympics: Japan s athletes prepping for huge showcase opportunity
 
 Enews.Shafaqna.com     2016-12-29 kl. 07:56     0 words
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FOCUS: Paralympics: Japan s athletes prepping for huge showcase opportunity.
 
   
2016 in review: Brazil’s feel-good games
 
 Abu Dhabi National     2016-12-29 kl. 07:33     733 words
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For all the negativity surrounding a year as fractured as it was forlorn, it would be remiss to overlook the exotic escape provided by South America’s first Olympic and Paralympic Games – an event that did not unravel quite as expected.

For all the negativity surrounding a year as fractured as it was forlorn, it would be remiss to overlook the exotic escape provided by South America’s first Olympic and Paralympic Games – an event that did not unravel quite as expected.Rio de

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Paralympian visits Rotary
 
 Journal Review     2016-12-29 kl. 07:24     196 words
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ROCKVILLE — The Rockville Rotary Club recently hosted paralympian Ayden Jent of Indianapolis at its meeting held at the Thirty-Six Saloon banquet room in Rockville.

Paralympian visits Rotary.... ROCKVILLE — The Rockville Rotary Club recently hosted paralympian Ayden Jent of Indianapolis at its meeting held at the Thirty-Six Saloon banquet room in Rockville.Jent shared his experience as a member of the USA Paralympic...
 
   
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 Belarussian Radio     2016-12-29 kl. 07:14     135 words
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:01 Belarusian President presents state awards to employees of various spheres Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has presented state awards to employees of various spheres, pointing out their commitment to their work and exceptional diligence.

Athletes and coaches were honoured for their achievements at the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
30,000 new Wi-Fi spots planned in public spaces in Japan
 
 Jakarta Post     2016-12-29 kl. 07:02     480 words
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The Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry plans to install free Wi-Fi hotspots in about 30,000 locations across the nation by 2020, including public schools, parks run by municipalities and museums, it has been learned.

As a measure to deal with disasters and the increase in foreign tourists, which is expected to rise ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, the ministry will compile a Wi-Fi installation plan and announce it shortly, the sources said.
 
   
16 Olympic Medalists Who Retired In 2016
 
 US Olympic Team     2016-12-29 kl. 06:38     4150 words
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By Karen Rosen | Dec. 28, 2016, 10:53 p.m. (ET) When is it time to hang up the spikes, empty out the locker and cease the unrelenting training that has defined your life for so many years?

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.... Lauren Crandall, Rachel Dawson Paralympic Cycling:... Greta Neimanas Paralympic Swimming:
 
   
Who is the Darling Downs-based athlete of 2016?
 
 Toowoomba Chronicle     2016-12-29 kl. 06:23     179 words
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ATHLETES based in the region had plenty to celebrate this year, but who do you think was a stand-out in 2016? The Chronicle is asking readers to choose an athlete based in the Darling Downs whose success deserves recognition.

Paralympian Claire Keefer won shot-put bronze in Rio this year to earn her spot in our shortlist and wheelchair racer Sam Carter also made his Paralympic debut in the T54 classification 100m final finishing sixth.
 
   
NEIL WILSON: Another year old but is the IOC any wiser?
 
 Sports Features     2016-12-29 kl. 06:17     647 words
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ViewPoint THE NEIL WILSON COLUMN / An exclusive, authoritative series from Sports Features Communications (SFC) The end of a year is a time for reflection. From what angle though do we reflect?

Then when he became the first IOC president not to attend the Paralympic Games he made himself seem childishly wilful.
 
   
The 50 best things that happened in India in 2016, from assertive brides to the world’s largest beach cleanup
 
 Quartz     2016-12-29 kl. 05:52     2237 words
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2016 has been rough. With the clampdowns on everything from food to free speech, as well as the loss of some of our favourite pop culture icons, it’s no surprise everyone is counting down the days till the year is over.

At the Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro , Indian athletes continued their winning streak, even as television channels back home decided not to broadcast their feats.

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The Year That Was
 
 y-oman.com     2016-12-29 kl. 04:19     2786 words
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Team Y looks back at the biggest news stories that shaped 2016 – a year marred by an increase in terrorist attacks, a spike in celebrity deaths, a surprise new president for the US, and GCC economies struggling to cope with ballooning budget deficits.

July S outh African “blade runner” and Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was found guilty for killing his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day in 2013, and was jailed for six years.
 
   
Bursa Malaysia Almost Flat In Early Trade
 
 Bernama     2016-12-29 kl. 03:15     257 words
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Other News Headlines Jamal Urges MDSB, District Office To Seal, Demolish All Illegal Business Premises In Selangor - politic EPF Savings: Best

Best. ...Investment For Medical Needs During Old Age - business Paralympic...
 
   
IPC to live stream European Powerlifting Championships on YouTube
 
 Inside World Parasport     2016-12-29 kl. 03:03     226 words
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Thursday, 16 May 2013 The Championships - organised by the Russian Sport Federation for Physically Disabled Athletes - will begin next Wednesday (May 22) and run through to the following Sunday (May 26), attracting 137 athletes from 27 nations as they battle it out for European glory in the first major gathering of international powerlifters since London 2012.

Thursday, 16 May 2013 The Championships - organised by the Russian Sport Federation for Physically Disabled Athletes - will begin next Wednesday (May 22) and run through to the following Sunday (May 26), attracting 137 athletes from 27 nations as
 
   
Notable Tweets Of '16 Part One
 
 Sports Business Daily     2016-12-29 kl. 02:36     875 words
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Exodus Rex Pegulas continue search for stability within Bills, firing coach Rex Ryan. Official Language Kevin Durant says NBA's Last Two Minute Reports are unfair to refs.

Ticket sales lagging for Rio de Janeiro Olympics, Paralympics.... 1 in 10 domestic tickets sold for Paralympics https://t.co/C6WmnnALOq So Guardiola to City finally lands on deadline day.

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News From Around the World - EME NEWS (DEC 28, 2016)
 
 American Track and Field     2016-12-29 kl. 01:20     1527 words
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Bolt by Leichtathletik.de - DARMSTADT (GER): Usain Bolt is the top athlete of 2016 by German website leichtathletik.de. In the second place Wayde Van Niekerk and third Anita Wlodarczyk as top woman.

MOSCOW (RUS): Director general of RUSADA Anna Antseliovich has denied admitting Russia operated an "institutional conspiracy" during the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Sochi in 2014, informs insidethegames.biz.
 
   
chloe’s ws p2...
 
 Warrnambool Standard     2016-12-29 kl. 01:18     367 words
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They named her in the 23-player Hockeyroos squad, where she will be the youngest player, paving the way for an exciting 2017. South Warrnambool got the ball rolling in 2016 when it launched the region’s first female football team.

Hose’s second Paralympic gold medal with the Australian Steelers was arguably the most brilliant of all south-west sports achievements.... Hose is now etched in history as one of the south-west’s most successful Olympic/Paralympic exports.

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Year in Review: Bow Valley Sports
 
 Banff Crag & Canyon     2016-12-29 kl. 01:15     3347 words
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Banff hosted the Pinty’s All-Star Curling Skins Game for the third consecutive year, with eight teams — four women’s and four men’s rinks — competing for a $200,000 prize purse. The event was also nationally televised by TSN.

Canmore’s Brian McKeever, and his guide Graham Nishikawa, were doubly golden at the final International Paralympic Committee World Cup event of the season in Vuokatt, Finland.
 
   
Can sports expect a fruitful 2017?
 
 thestar.com.my     2016-12-29 kl. 00:54     1317 words
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HONESTLY, it feels like it was just a few months ago that we had celebrated Christmas 2015 with all the decorations, shopping and carols, but before

A special mention is reserved for our Paralympians, the unsung heroes who proved to their able bodied counterparts and the whole country that nothing is impossible and that one can achieve greatness despite being disabled.
 
   
Russia officials admit sports doping, say not state-sponsored - media
 
 OrlandoEcho.com     2016-12-29 kl. 00:37     823 words
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PanARMENIAN.Net - Russia is for the first time conceding that its officials carried out one of the biggest conspiracies in sports history: a

One photo shows Russians kissing medals and another shows Paralympians in wheelchairs holding victory bouquets above their heads.

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Weikert Gets Competition for ITTF Presidency -- Federations Focus...
 
 Around The Rings     2016-12-28 kl. 23:26     425 words
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(ATR) Thomas Weikert will no longer run unopposed for table tennis’ top job. ITTF presidential candidate Khalil Al-Mohannadi addressing the guests at the 2016 ITTF Star Awards.

PyeongChang 2018 Consolidates Paralympic Venues Jeongseon Alpine Center aerial view (POCOG) Organizers of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics will use the same venue for its Paralympic skiing and snowboarding competitions in a

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It happened in 2016: Powell River Logger Sports steals sporting spotlight
 
 Powell River Peak     2016-12-28 kl. 23:20     845 words
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Everything about Powell River sports, even Powell River Kings hockey club, normally the number one game in town, was overshadowed in 2016 by the triumphant return of Powell River Logger Sports.

Paralympic Games. It was a remarkable accomplishment by an inspiring individual.
 
   
Gov't eyes prior notification by 'minpaku' accommodation providers
 
 Japan Today     2016-12-28 kl. 22:58     171 words
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National Dec. 29, 2016 - 06:41AM JST ( ) TOKYO — The government is eyeing requiring providers of “minpaku” paid accommodation in private

The outline is aimed at addressing the shortage of hotels and inns in Tokyo ahead of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.

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16 for '16: Rick Horrow's Top Sports/Business Issues of the Year
 
 Comcast SportsNet     2016-12-28 kl. 22:40     2453 words
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With Tanner Simkins 1) After a 108 year wait --what a game, indeed. The Chicago Cubs-Cleveland Indians Game 7 World Series matchup may go down as the best baseball game in history, and the viewer numbers reflect just that.

Team USA in the Paralympics took home 115 medals, 40 of which were Gold.
 
   
Mubadala signs MoU with UAE Disabled Sports…
 
 MyInforms     2016-12-28 kl. 22:25     317 words
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Mubadala Development Company, the Abu Dhabi-based investment and development company, announced today the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding,

This long-term partnership follows Mubadala’s sponsorship of the UAE Paralympian team, which achieved a total of seven medals in Rio de Janeiro.... This long-term partnership follows Mubadala’s sponsorship of the UAE Paralympian team, which achieved a...

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Chernove wins national cycling award
 
 Cranbrook Daily Townsman     2016-12-28 kl. 20:24     17 words
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Local athlete recognized for his performance at the Rio Paralympics and his accomplishments on World Cup circuit.

Local athlete recognized for his performance at the Rio Paralympics and his accomplishments on World Cup circuit.
 
   
Sportskeeda’s Indian Sportsperson of the Year – No. 15 to No. 6
 
 Sportskeeda.com     2016-12-28 kl. 20:24     325 words
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Indian athletes have excelled at a multitude of events this year Pankaj Advani won his 12th World Billiards Championship 2016 has been a good year for India when it comes to sports.

the mark, Indian athletes found success in the Paralympic Games in 2016.

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Inspiring tales on para field
 
 Deccan Herald     2016-12-28 kl. 20:08     342 words
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The Indian athletes' inspiring show at the Paralympics was one of the top sporting stories this year.

The Indian athletes' inspiring show at the Paralympics...
 
   
Barredo’s inspiring story
 
 Philippine Star     2016-12-28 kl. 19:40     751 words
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The Philippines has participated in seven Paralympics since 1988 in Seoul and the harvest has been lean with only two bronze medals to show. Adeline Dumapong bagged a bronze in the 82.

The Philippines has participated in seven Paralympics since 1988 in Seoul and the harvest has been lean with only two bronze medals to show.... The Philippines was represented by three Paralympic athletes in 1988, one in 1992, two in 2000 and 2004, three...
 
   
Cycling Legend Says He's Retiring
 
 Dailymotion     2016-12-28 kl. 19:33     115 words
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The first British cyclist to win the Tour de France has announced his retirement. Five-time Olympic champion Bradley Wiggins made the announcement via his official Facebook page.

2000 Summer Paralympics 2012 Tour de France Summer Olympic Games Olympic medal Individual time trial Tour de France United Kingdom Team pursuit Bradley Wiggins Olympic Games Knights Bachelor Gary Wiggins Rob Hayles Individual Pursuit Tour De France
 
   
Paralympians return to basketball court for alumni game
 
 Fox9.com     2016-12-28 kl. 19:16     259 words
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GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. (KMSP) - In a gym in Golden Valley, young people living with disabilities are turning what some see as limitations into opportunity.

Paralympians return to basketball court for alumni game.... The team has consistently ranked in the top three teams nationally since its conception in the early 1990s, and has produced at least four Paralympians.... Alumni Rose Hollermann recently won gold in wheelchair basketball at the Rio Paralympic...
 
   
10 Impactful Photos From 2016 Which Perfectly Sum Up Indian Sports
 
 MensXP.com     2016-12-28 kl. 19:01     181 words
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Sports is a medium of inspiration that drives us to do better as individuals in whatever we strive to succeed.

Devendra Jhajharia Wins Second Gold At Paralympics With A World Record Throw © Twitter.
 
   
Paratri: Roll of Honour 2016
 
 Tri247.com     2016-12-28 kl. 18:41     538 words
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British Triathlon Paratriathlon success in 2016 The end of one year is always a great chance to look back and reflect, as well as plan ahead to the future.

time on the programme of the Paralympic Games in Rio this summer.... PARALYMPIC GAMES - RIO 2016 Results: 1 Gold, 2 Silver, 1 Bronze Gold (1) Silver (2) Lauren Steadman, F-PT4 ( Report ) Alison Patrick (guided by Hazel Smith), F-PT5 ( Report ) Bronze (1)...
 
   
Russia’s two cross country skiers appeal suspension ahead of FIS Tour de Ski
 
 Tass.ru     2016-12-28 kl. 18:31     584 words
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MOSCOW, December 28. /TASS/. Russian cross country skiers Alexander Legkov and Yevgeny Belov, provisionally suspended on doping abuse allegations,

According to the Part 2 report, delivered over two weeks ago in London by the WADA Independent Commission and its chairman, Canadian sports law professor Richard McLaren, over 1,000 Russian athletes competing in summer, winter and Paralympic sports
 
   
Britain's Paralympic champion Slater given freedom of hometown
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2016-12-28 kl. 18:18     318 words
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Britain's Rio 2016 Paralympic swimming champion Stephanie Slater has been awarded the freedom of her hometown of Longridge.

Britain's Paralympic champion Slater given freedom of hometown.... Britain's Rio 2016 Paralympic swimming champion Stephanie Slater has been awarded the freedom of her hometown of Longridge.Slater, who won gold in the Brazilian city in the women's 4×100...

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Hamilton Insurance Group’s 2016 Charity Giving
 
 Bernews     2016-12-28 kl. 18:18     406 words
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Hamilton Insurance Group, the Bermuda-based holding company for insurance and reinsurance operations in Bermuda, the US and the UK, announced the names of the Bermuda-registered charities supported by its Community Giving Committee during 2016.

Committee; Claude Lefebvre, Committee member; Alexis Richens, National Dance Foundation of Bermuda; Jessica Lewis, Bermuda Paralympic Association; Kent Hayward, Bermuda School of Music; Ebony Brockington, Committee member; and Grace Valadao,
 
   
Big Christmas Quiz Answers
 
 HighBeam Research     2016-12-28 kl. 18:14     108 words
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8. Paul Daniels 9. Ronnie Corbett 10. Sir Terry Wogan 11. Mike Pence 12. James Comey 13. Turkey 14. Nice 15. Mossack Fonseca 16. Harambe 17. It became the first fixed-wing aircraft to fly around the world using only solar power 18. Zika 19. Paris 20.

Tim Peake 30. Lord Lucan 31. USA (Olympics) and China (Paralympics) 32.
 
   
A golden night of celebration for New College Telford
 
 Shropshirelive.com     2016-12-28 kl. 18:14     373 words
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Shropshire’s double Paralympic gold medal winner John Walker was guest of honour at New College Telford’s end of year awards evening.

Shropshire’s double Paralympic gold medal winner John Walker was guest of honour at New College Telford’s end of year awards evening.Outstanding achievement winner Matthew Bailey, right, with Jenny Nolan and guest of honour John Walker The
 
   
Barredo’s inspiring story
 
 NewsReality.com     2016-12-28 kl. 18:05     24 words
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The Philippines has participated in seven Paralympics since 1988 in Seoul and the harvest has been lean with only two bronze medals to show.

The Philippines has participated in seven Paralympics since 1988 in Seoul and the harvest has been lean with only two bronze medals to show.
 
   
‘To see my children’s faces made the sacrifices all worthwhile’
 
 The42     2016-12-28 kl. 18:02     1724 words
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Eve McCrystal (left) and Katie-George Dunlevy (right) react to their success at the Paralympics. IT IS ROUGHLY three years since Katie-George Dunlevy and pilot Eve McCrystal were introduced to one another.

Eve McCrystal (left) and Katie-George Dunlevy (right) react to their success at the Paralympics.... She ultimately went so far as to represent Ireland at the 2012 Paralympics along with pilot Sandra Fitzgerald.... The subsequent performance at the Paralympics...
 
   
Famiglia Cristiana names Bebe Vio 'Italian of the year'
 
 La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno     2016-12-28 kl. 18:01     161 words
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Rome, December 28 - Catholic weekly Famiglia Cristiana on Wednesday announced it has named Rio 2016 Paralympic gold medallist Bebe Vio as "Italian of the year" over her achievements and the values she has represented.

Rome, December 28 - Catholic weekly Famiglia Cristiana on Wednesday announced it has named Rio 2016 Paralympic gold medallist Bebe Vio as "Italian of the year" over her achievements and the values she has represented.The magazine's editor-in-chief...
 
   
Ukraine's wounded soldiers get pumped up
 
 Stars and Stripes     2016-12-28 kl. 17:59     363 words
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Gallery KIEV, Ukraine — Half a year after losing his legs in the war against separatists in Ukraine's east, Lt. Volodymyr Kovalsky showed the strength of his body and spirit in a sports competition for disabled servicemen.

years ago. Wladimir Klitschko, Ukraine's former world heavyweight boxing champion, bought Romanovsky a 20,000-euro ($21,000) prosthesis, and Romanovsky is currently training for the Paralympic Games.
 
   
Best of 2016 No. 5 TV/Film: Channel 4's New 'Superhumans' Paralympics Ad Is a Fantastic Broadway-Style Extravaganza
 
 Creativity     2016-12-28 kl. 17:48     557 words
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Through New Year's, we'll be counting down the best work of the year in TV/Film/Branded Content, Print/Outdoor/Design and Interactive/Integrated (IX) as our picks of the day.

Best of 2016 No. 5 TV/Film: Channel 4's New 'Superhumans' Paralympics Ad Is a Fantastic Broadway-Style Extravaganza.... Through New Year's, we'll be counting down the best work of the year in TV/Film/Branded Content, Print/Outdoor/Design and Interactive/Integrated (IX) as our picks of the day.You'd think it would be hard to top Channel 4's lauded 2012 Paralympics...
 
   
Paralympic Heroes Steal Attention During Umrah Trip
 
 Bernama     2016-12-28 kl. 17:44     248 words
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From Farhanah Azmi MADINAH, Dec 28 (Bernama) -- After their feat of winning three gold medals and a bronze at the Paralympic Games in Rio last September, national paralympic athletes have become household names among Malaysians.

Paralympic Heroes Steal Attention During Umrah Trip.... After their feat of winning three gold medals and a bronze at the Paralympic Games in Rio last September, national paralympic athletes have become household names among Malaysians.The presence of the...

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Russian official disputes NYT doping story; NYT stands behind reporting
 
 ABC57     2016-12-28 kl. 17:41     1236 words
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By Max Blau, Ashley Fantz and Rob Hodgetts CNN MOSCOW (CNN) -- The acting head of the Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA told CNN Wednesday that The

The International Paralympic Committee said the findings of the report were "unprecedented and astonishing."

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Good things 2016 will be remembered for
 
 The Hindu     2016-12-28 kl. 17:38     1393 words
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21:58 IST Updated: December 28, 2016 21:58 IST Internet Desk December 28, 2016 21:58 IST Updated: December 28, 2016 21:58 IST more-in

The Indian paralympic contingent returned with four medals, including two golds from athletes Mariappan Thangavelu and Devendra Jhajharia.

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Deputy PM urges Russian sports officials to be careful when speaking to foreign media
 
 Tass.ru     2016-12-28 kl. 17:31     614 words
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MOSCOW, December 28. /TASS/. Russian officials must carefully comb through their statements regarding doping abuse issues when communicating with

Brazil. The whole Russian Paralympic team was also barred from taking part in the 2016 Summer Paralympics.

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Iran’s Rahman enters at No. 5 at IPC’s Top 50 Moments
 
 MyInforms     2016-12-28 kl. 17:22     19 words
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Iranian powerlifter Siamand Rahman entered at No.

Iranian powerlifter Siamand Rahman entered at No.5 in the International Paralympic Committee’s Top 50 Moments of 2….
 
   
Pelham Students Meet Paralympic Silver Medalist
 
 Pelham Patch     2016-12-28 kl. 17:13     341 words
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From Pelham Public Schools: Colonial School students attended the first diversity assembly of the school year on Friday, Dec. 16 when they were visited by Jaclyn Smith, who helped Team USA win a silver medal in para-rowing at the 2016 Paralympic Games.

Pelham Students Meet Paralympic Silver Medalist.... 16 when they were visited by Jaclyn Smith, who helped Team USA win a silver medal in para-rowing at the 2016 Paralympic Games. Ms.... Smith, a Long Island native who is legally blind, was welcomed into the Colonial School gym with chants of “USA, USA. . .” from students in grades K-5. After a video presentation about the Paralympic...
 
   
Sophie Pascoe still reigns supreme as queen of Canterbury sport
 
 Sunday Star-Times     2016-12-28 kl. 17:10     1566 words
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Another golden haul at Rio made Sophie Pascoe's New Zealand's top Paralympian and a Canterbury sporting standout. OPINION: It's been another big year for Canterbury sport with Olympic and Paralympics milestones.

Another golden haul at Rio made Sophie Pascoe's New Zealand's top Paralympian and a Canterbury sporting standout.... OPINION: It's been another big year for Canterbury sport with Olympic and Paralympics milestones.Sports editor TONY SMITH hands out...

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Funding isn't reflecting participation rates
 
 stuff.co.nz     2016-12-28 kl. 17:06     1052 words
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OPINION: The big sport funding announcements have just been made, and we have learnt which sports receive presents, and which ones are getting lumps of coal this year.

The big boosts went to athletics, yachting, canoe racing, canoe slalom, shooting and the Paralympics team – all of whom exceeded expectations at Rio.

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Stewart, James take Falcons awards
 
 Trinidad Guardian     2016-12-28 kl. 16:29     540 words
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Paralympic gold medallist and record holder Akeem Stewart was named the top Men’s Athlete of the Tobago Falcons Athletic Club for 2016 at the club’s

Paralympic gold medallist and record holder Akeem Stewart was named the top Men’s Athlete of the Tobago Falcons Athletic Club for 2016 at the club’s. ...17th annual awards ceremony held at the Conference Room of the Division of Infrastructure
 
   
I Am Differently Abled, Not Disabled
 
 Oman Observer     2016-12-28 kl. 16:25     493 words
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MAI AL ABRIA – Othman al Kathiri lost the ability to move his lower limbs due to a speeding accident six years back. He regrets it but he has to face the result of this “reckless action”. “My advice to all youth is to stop speeding.

I am a member now at the Paralympic Committee for people with special needs.
 
   
28.12.2016 16:52 Society Blogger Alexander Lapshin may be extradited to Azerbaijan, ambassador says
 
 BelaPAN     2016-12-28 kl. 16:12     282 words
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18:05  Society Opposition politician cleared of public order charge over celebration of poet Bahdanovich's birth anniversary 28.12.

election as judge of Constitutional Court 28.12.2016 17:17  Society, Sports Lukashenka presents government awards to athletes, coaches for Olympic, Paralympic achievements 28.12.2016 16:52  Society Blogger Alexander Lapshin may be extradited to

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28.12.2016 17:17 Society, Sports Lukashenka presents government awards to athletes, coaches for Olympic, Paralympic achievements
 
 BelaPAN     2016-12-28 kl. 16:11     225 words
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17:17  Society, Sports Lukashenka presents government awards to athletes, coaches for Olympic, Paralympic achievements 25.12.2016 15:22  Sports Belarusian truck crews head to South America for 2017 Dakar Rally 21.12.

28.12.2016 17:17 Society, Sports Lukashenka presents government awards to athletes, coaches for Olympic, Paralympic achievements.... 17:17  Society, Sports Lukashenka presents government awards to athletes, coaches for Olympic, Paralympic achievements...
 
   
Plaudits keep rolling in for golden boy Will Bayley
 
 Times of Tunbridge Wells     2016-12-28 kl. 16:10     265 words
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RECOGNITION (L-R) Will Bayley with Katherine Grainger and Kadeena Cox PARALYMPIC gold medallist Will Bayley has won a top award from the Sports Journalist Association (SJA).

RECOGNITION (L-R) Will Bayley with Katherine Grainger and Kadeena Cox PARALYMPIC gold medallist Will Bayley has won a top award from the Sports Journalist Association (SJA).The 25-year-old table tennis player from Groombridge was a recipient of the
 
   
Record Rio haul highlights NZ sports year (NZ Newswire)
 
 Yahoo! News Australia     2016-12-28 kl. 16:07     948 words
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, 2:01 am KIWI SPORTING HIGHS RIO OLYMPICS New Zealand's 18 medals are easily a record, even if most are of the minor variety. All four golds come on the water - to rowers, sailors and a canoeist who were firm gold medal favourites.

PARALYMPICS New Zealand's Rio haul of 21 medals, including nine gold, is hailed.... Sophie Pascoe becomes the most decorated Kiwi Paralympian, adding three golds to her swimming career stockpile, while flamboyant sprinter Liam Malone bursts onto the...

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Tennis marathon in memory of brother
 
 Haslemere Today     2016-12-28 kl. 16:06     425 words
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Andy Warry, Lara Keville, Jurate Hardy and Mark Page A FARNHAM schoolgirl has completed an epic 24-hour tennis marathon, raising an incredible £17,000 for the charity set up by her brother prior to his tragic death from cancer, aged just 10.

She was joined throughout by doubles partner and head coach Andy Warry, while opponents - including ex-Scotland rugby international Thom Evans and double Paralympic gold-medalist Rachel Morris - bid for the chance to face the duo.
 
   
Paralympic shot put champion plans to quit sport due to "lack of support and appreciation" in Nigeria
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2016-12-28 kl. 16:02     421 words
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Rio 2016 Paralympic gold medal winning shot putter Lauritta Onye reportedly plans to quit the sport in an apparent response to the Nigerian Government's supposed lack of appreciation of her success.

Paralympic shot put champion plans to quit sport due to "lack of support and appreciation" in Nigeria.... Rio 2016 Paralympic gold medal winning shot putter Lauritta Onye reportedly plans to quit the sport in an apparent response to the Nigerian...

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Lukashenka presents government awards to athletes, coaches for Olympic, Paralympic achievements
 
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Lukashenka presents government awards to athletes, coaches for Olympic, Paralympic achievements.
 
   
Faisal bin Khalid crowns Kids Athletics participants
 
 Bahrain News Gazette     2016-12-28 kl. 14:56     276 words
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Manama, Under the auspices of His Highness Shaikh Faisal bin Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, son of His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa the

Athletics Federation and President of Bahrain Athletics Association (BAA), the BAA has organized the Kids Athletics Festival at the Bahrain Paralympic Sports Association's gym.
 
   
UAE launches ?Beautiful in the Wild? awareness campaign to conserve wildlife
 
 Malaysia Sun     2016-12-28 kl. 14:54     1947 words
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UAE Launches ?Beautiful in the Wild' Awareness Campaign to Conserve Wildlife ABU DHABI, 27th December, 2016 (WAM) -- The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment launched the ?

Share this article: Featured Story Beijing, Dec 27 (IANS) 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 city in July, 2015.
 
   
Donald Trump and environmental regulation
 
 Malaysia Sun     2016-12-28 kl. 14:54     488 words
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Beijing, Dec 27 (IANS) 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 city in July, 2015.

Beijing, Dec 27 (IANS) 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 city in July, 2015.The Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022

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Sports Stars Bring Festive Cheer to Chelsea and Westminster
 
 Fulham SW6     2016-12-28 kl. 14:51     10 words
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Chelsea squad and Paralympian Hannah Cockcroft visit children's

Chelsea squad and Paralympian Hannah Cockcroft visit children's. ...wards.
 
   
10 women who claimed the world of Indian sports in 2016
 
 India Today     2016-12-28 kl. 14:41     789 words
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Meet the women who won a million hearts in a cricket-crazy nation. Meet the sport stars who have done us proud this year.

6. Deepa Malik (Paralympics, Shot-put) Deepa Malik is the first Indian woman to clinch a medal at the Paralympics.... She won a silver medal at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in shot-put, making her the first Indian woman to clinch a medal at the Paralympics...
 
   
2016 Top 10: #6 Trump’s Presidential Campaign Becomes Part of the Olympic Bid Conversation
 
 GamesBids.com     2016-12-28 kl. 14:37     691 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.

His rhetoric was so pervasive that it’s no surprise there was discussion of his impact on the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid process – and specifically on Los Angeles’ bid for the Games.
 
   
Irish Paralympians reflect on their experiences in Rio
 
 Newstalk     2016-12-28 kl. 14:26     1390 words
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Ireland enjoyed one of their greatest ever Paralympic campaigns this year in Rio, when people from all corners of the island came together to represent the country.

Irish Paralympians reflect on their experiences in Rio.... Ireland enjoyed one of their greatest ever Paralympic campaigns this year in Rio, when people from all corners of the island came together to represent the country.Ireland's sailors, swimmers,...

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Reuters top Instagram photos of 2016
 
 Thomson Reuters     2016-12-28 kl. 14:24     217 words
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To mark reaching 1 million Instagram followers, @Reuters is featuring the most popular Instagram photos from 2016, based on how many followers liked and commented on each one.

husband and fellow wheelchair basketball player Adam Lancia after her playoff match against China at the Rio Paralympics September 16, 2016.

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Zheng vows to only swim for pleasure in 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2016-12-28 kl. 14:16     654 words
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China’s most popular swimmer speaks on successfully defending his signature title, training schedule and his rivalry with teammate Qing Xu.

exhausting training he underwent preparing for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games .... Having a weak stomach and not winning was probably my biggest regret,” he said, evoking his disappointment after being edged out by his teammate, 10-time Paralympic...
 
   
It was a difficult year but there were bright spots
 
 Abu Dhabi National     2016-12-28 kl. 14:16     626 words
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There are two words to describe many people’s reaction to the end of 2016: Good riddance. For the Middle East, it was another year of great losses and instability for nations such as Syria, Iraq, Palestine, Turkey and Yemen.

Jordan won its first ever gold in taekwondo and the UAE won its first paralympics gold medals by Mohamed Al Hammadi in Jiu-Jitsu and Mohammed Khamis Khalaf in the 88kg powerlifting.... The 23-year-old Emirati Sara Al Senaani became the UAE’s first-ever female Paralympic...

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Paralympian Steph Slater delighted to get freedom of her hometown
 
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Olympic heroes awarded Freedom of the Borough
 
 Wilmslow.co.uk     2016-12-28 kl. 13:51     302 words
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Cheshire East's Olympic heroes have been honoured with Freedom of the Borough status at a special meeting of Cheshire East Council. Chelford residents Laura and Jason Kenny were two of the seven athletes and Paralympians honoured.

Chelford residents Laura and Jason Kenny were two of the seven athletes and Paralympians honoured.Jason is now joint holder of the highest number of Olympic gold medals for a British athlete.... "I am absolutely delighted that my term in office has coincided with the Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Spina bifida won't hold back Chi-Hi/McDonell's Wiberg
 
 Chippewa Falls Online     2016-12-28 kl. 13:08     1100 words
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Chi-Hi freshman Ty Wiberg swims his laps just like the rest of the team. When it comes time to do dryland workouts, he does those too.

It was just a great experience all around.” The junior national meet is just a step toward Wiberg’s ultimate goal of competing in the Paralympics....swim program. He was excited about the opportunity to coach Wiberg when he heard about his goals of reaching the Paralympics...
 
   
Outreach to refugees, injured missionaries, 150th temple and more: LDS Church 2016 year in review
 
 Deseret Morning News     2016-12-28 kl. 13:06     1981 words
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Concern for refugees, the survival of four missionaries in an airport bombing and dedicating the 150th temple were among the top news stories for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 2016.

Louisiana and North Carolina ( Hurricane Matthew ); and donated funds to charities assisting refugees and fighting global hunger , among others. • In the summer, church members also cheered on 19 Mormon Olympians and 11 Paralympians competing in
 
   
Yearender: World sports 2016 year in review
 
 China.org.cn     2016-12-28 kl. 13:02     909 words
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Following are the top world sports news items in 2016 selected by Xinhua News Agency (in time sequence): 1.

9. FIRST OLYMPICS AND PARALYMPICS IN SOUTH AMERICA The curtain fell on the first Olympic Games in South America on August 21 in Rio de Janeiro, when IOC president Bach closed the "marvelous Games in the marvelous city."... At Paralympics that ran from...

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Russian anti-doping chief denies admitting to "institutional conspiracy" at Sochi 2014
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2016-12-28 kl. 13:01     561 words
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A senior serving Russian anti-doping official has denied admitting that the country operated an "institutional conspiracy" during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

A senior serving Russian anti-doping official has denied admitting that the country operated an "institutional conspiracy" during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.Anna Antseliovich, the acting director general of the Russian

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Russia denies state-sponsored doping
 
 WPTV TV Channel 5     2016-12-28 kl. 12:54     909 words
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When asked about a New York Times article alleging that some Russian officials admitted to the "institutional doping" by athletes, Kremlin spokesman Dimitri Peskov said, "We categorially deny it.

The International Paralympic Committee said the findings of the report were "unprecedented and astonishing."

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2016 in parliament – Our impact
 
 Scope UK     2016-12-28 kl. 12:53     1046 words
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2016 has been a busy year in politics.

While the world was excited by the Paralympics in Rio our research found that whilst 78% of disabled people, through the Paralympic Games, have a positive impact on attitudes towards disability.
 
   
Help name the mascot of Finsterau 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2016-12-28 kl. 12:47     263 words
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The organisers of the 2017 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships have revealed that a lynx will be an ambassador for the competition.

In addition, the animal represents strength, assertiveness and willpower – all qualities of the athletes who will gather in Finsterau for the last major competition ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games .
 
   
Disabled people in China fight for rights as they're forced to survive on as little £12 a month
 
 itv.com     2016-12-28 kl. 12:45     284 words
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In Chinese there’s no word for disabled. Instead phrases such as can fei which means crippled and useless or can ji which means deformed, are used to describe people like Lao Peng. He is one of almost 90 million people in China living with a disability.

Participation and success in the Paralympics has also helped.

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Report: Russian doping scandal 'institutional conspiracy'
 
 KAKE TV     2016-12-28 kl. 12:34     931 words
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By Max Blau and Rob Hodgetts CNN (CNN) -- [Breaking news, posted 6:12 a.m.

The International Paralympic Committee said the findings of the report were "unprecedented and astonishing."

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1,237 Nigerians stopped from entering Germany
 
 Online Nigeria News     2016-12-28 kl. 12:29     382 words
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I Am Not Proud Of Nigeria - Paralympic Gold Medallist Boko Haram suspect arrested in Abuja claims many of his colleagues were around 1 hour

Paralympic Gold Medallist Boko Haram suspect arrested in Abuja claims many of his colleagues were around 1 hour. ...ago 1 At least 1,237 Nigerians were stopped from entering Germany between January and November 2016, according to official documents
 
   
Rapper T.I's wife files for divorce
 
 Online Nigeria News     2016-12-28 kl. 12:29     134 words
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Wenger blasts Chelsea's loan system I Am Not Proud Of Nigeria - Paralympic Gold Medallist 57 minutes ago 1 Rapper T.I.’s wife of six years, Tameka “Tiny” Cottle has reportedly filed for divorce, TMZ reports.

Paralympic Gold Medallist 57 minutes ago 1 Rapper T.I.’s wife of six years, Tameka “Tiny” Cottle has reportedly filed for divorce, TMZ reports.The 36-year-old rapper and his 41-year-old R&B singer have been together since 2001 before tying
 
   
Lukashenko: Belarus values diligent work and achievements in all walks of life
 
 Belta     2016-12-28 kl. 12:11     865 words
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(BelTA) – The state values diligent work and achievements in all walks of life, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said at the ceremony to present state awards at the Palace of Independence on 28 December, BelTA has learned.

Twenty-seven people received orders, medals, and honorary titles in recognition of their achievements at the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, a big personal contribution to the development of physical fitness and sport.

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In South Korea, Scandal Poses Challenge to Creating Olympic Buzz
 
 VOA News     2016-12-28 kl. 11:43     1072 words
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SEOUL —  As South Korea closes in on its one-year countdown to the 2018 Winter Olympics, the Game’s organizers look to focus attention on the country’s first Olympics in 30 years.

have been hesitant to support the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) since the scandal broke.

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Canada in 2016: The year in pictures
 
 CBC     2016-12-28 kl. 11:21     813 words
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An apocalyptic nightmare in northern Alberta Smoke and flames from a massive wildfire erupt behind a car on the highway near Fort McMurray, Alta., on May 7. The fire led to the evacuation of the city and was the most costly disaster in Canadian history.

(Jeff McIntosh/Canadian Press) That's how they roll Canadian men's wheelchair basketball player Adam Lancia kisses his wife, Jamey Jewells, after her own match at the Rio Paralympics on Sept.
 
   
'Russia needs best sport law experts to contest doping claims'
 
 News Track India     2016-12-28 kl. 11:19     320 words
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IANS Moscow, Dec 28 (IANS) Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) President Alexander Zhukov has said it will need the services of best experts in international law to challenge the doping accusations brought against Russian sport in the McLaren report.

summer, winter and Paralympic sports could have been involved in the manipulations system to conceal positive doping tests, reports Tass.

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Paralympian Steph Slater delighted to get freedom of her hometown
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2016-12-28 kl. 11:14     103 words
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One of the country’s top swimming stars has been given the freedom of her hometown. Gold and silver medallist Steph Slater was presented with a plaque and certificate by Longridge mayor Coun Rupert Swarbrick.

Paralympian Steph Slater delighted to get freedom of her hometown.... The 35-year-old, who represented Great Britain in the Rio Paralympic Games, said she was honoured She said: “Thank you to the mayor of Preston and Preston Council for recognising my...
 
   
Iranian powerlifter enters at No. 5 at IPC’s Top 50 Moments
 
 IranNewsDaily     2016-12-28 kl. 11:01     405 words
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Address by the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Miramanovich Mirziyoyev at the festive ceremony dedicated to the 24th anniversary of

5 in the International Paralympic Committee’s Top 50 Moments of 2016.

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ARThomas published Rich Amos: "I need 24 hour care and I'm very worried about...
 
 Gloucester Citizen     2016-12-28 kl. 10:58     898 words
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A man who needs round the clock care says he has been in an 18-month battle to hold on to the sort of support he requires. Rich Amos cerebral palsy which means he relies on an electric wheelchair to get around and said: "I can't do anything physical.

He works part time at National Star College, in Ullenwood, and is an elite competitor at the Paralympic sport of boccia - he is ranked fourth in Britain in his category and is an England international and English champion in 2015.

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Paralympian Steph Slater delighted to get freedom of her hometown
 
 Lancashire Evening Post     2016-12-28 kl. 10:28     21 words
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Proud: Stephanie Slater picks up her award from Coun Rupert Swarbrick

Paralympian Steph Slater delighted to get freedom of her hometown.
 
   
Russia doping: Officials admit to Olympics doping programme for the first time – The Independent
 
 Libya Today     2016-12-28 kl. 10:27     104 words
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The Independent Russia doping: Officials admit to Olympics doping programme for the first time The Independent Russia has admitted for the first

leading competitions like the Olympics, Paralympics and Winter Olympics.
 
   
Atkins claims Bay Sheffield honours
 
 Northern Territory News     2016-12-28 kl. 10:06     414 words
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SOUTH Australian Ryan Atkins emulated the feat of training partner Sam Osmond last year to triumph in the Bay Sheffield Gift at Colley Reserve on Wednesday night. Atkins (off 7.

(middle). Max Stevens’ brave move on the home turn was rewarded with an impressive victory in the 1600m Selected Backmarkers, beating Jacob Cocks and Paralympian Michael Rodger.

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I may quit sports – Nigeria’s paralympic gold medallist, Lauretta Onye
 
 Afropages.fr     2016-12-28 kl. 09:59     120 words
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The garden shed full of helping hands
 
 Kbctv.co.ke     2016-12-28 kl. 09:53     847 words
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By BBC 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.
 
   
KimHorton published The inspiring story of this girl's dream to be a Paralympic...
 
 Gloucester Citizen     2016-12-28 kl. 09:45     605 words
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Grace Chappell from Slimbridge is a 14 year old girl who enjoys shopping, being with her friends and socialising.

KimHorton published The inspiring story of this girl's dream to be a Paralympic...Grace Chappell from Slimbridge is a 14 year old girl who enjoys shopping, being with her friends and socialising.What makes life different for Grace is that she has

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Nigeria is a disgrace - Paralympian gold medalist
 
 Naij.com     2016-12-28 kl. 09:30     176 words
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After winning gold for Nigeria at the Rio 2016 Paralympics, Lauretta Onye has expressed disappointment by the Federal Government's inability to give the paralympians a reception for their heroic performances in Brazil.

Paralympian gold medalist.... After winning gold for Nigeria at the Rio 2016 Paralympics, Lauretta Onye has expressed disappointment by the Federal Government's inability to give the paralympians a reception for their heroic performances in Brazil.The...

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The inspiring story of this girl's dream to be a Paralympic legend
 
 Gloucester Citizen     2016-12-28 kl. 09:11     605 words
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Grace Chappell from Slimbridge is a 14 year old girl who enjoys shopping, being with her friends and socialising.

The inspiring story of this girl's dream to be a Paralympic legend.... I met the paralympian Diane Coates as well and she is amazing."... With devoted support from mother Kay, Grace hopes to make it to the 2020 Paralympics.... Grace is in need of a sponsor to be able to continue the dream of going to the Paralympics...

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