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TV: Unik inblick - följ med in i Eskilstunas nya arena
 
 Eskilstuna-Kuriren Plus     2016-12-30 kl. 07:36     1399 words
 
Det som många Eskilstunabor längtat efter är snart verklighet. Den nya multiarenan i Munktellstaden på Väster befinner sig på upploppssträckan.

Foto: Niklas Holm. B-hallen. Främst för basket och handikappidrott.... Sedan besöker vi B-hallen, som främst är till för basket och handikappidrott.
 
   
Så minns vi 2016 - största händelserna
 
 Sveriges Radio Jämtland     2016-12-29 kl. 07:40     241 words
 
Ut med det gamla och in med det nya. Vad hände 2016 och vad kan vi se fram emot under 2017? P4 Jämtlands reporter Filip Kruse tittar tillbaka på ett år fyllt av storregionfunderingar, ÖFK segrar, Attefallshus och messmörsflytt.

Foto: Lindha Olofsson. Simmaren Karl Forsman tog guld i 100 meter bröstsim i Paralympics.
 
   
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UBC cancels fundraiser speech by Furlong over some controversy
 
 Prince George Citizen     2016-12-30 kl. 08:53     342 words
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The University of B.C. has cancelled John Furlong as keynote guest speaker at a coming fundraising event, apparently to avoid controversy. Furlong had been scheduled to speak at the ZLC Millennium Scholarship Breakfast on Feb.

UBC presented Furlong with an honorary law degree in 2010 for his work as president and CEO of the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
 
   
GLO Supported the Money to Athlete of the Paralympic and Olympic Game 2016
 
 Ministry of Finance - Thailand     2016-12-30 kl. 08:23     58 words
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Picture News LT.Gen. Apirat Kongsompong, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Government Lottery Office (GLO), presided over the ceremony to gave the

GLO Supported the Money to Athlete of the Paralympic and Olympic Game 2016.... Apirat Kongsompong, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Government Lottery Office (GLO), presided over the ceremony to gave the. ...money to Athlete of the Paralympic and...
 
   
10 of the most inspiring adventures of 2016
 
 Dotemirates.com     2016-12-30 kl. 07:58     394 words
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To my mind, a great journey is one that inspires others. This past year has seen some great feats of endurance and adventure, with new ascents pioneered on remote mountains or implausible rock faces.

Karen Darke: hand-cycling the “Wild Highway” of Patagonia You’d be forgiven for thinking that having trained for years to compete at the Paralympics in Rio that gold-medallist Karen Darke might want a break from extreme physical exertion.
 
   
10 Things That Made The Headlines in Singapore & Around The World in 2016: The Family Edition
 
 Singapore Motherhood     2016-12-30 kl. 07:56     1945 words
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We take a look back at the past year to bring you the family edition of 2016 highlights which made the headlines here at home and around the globe.

Oh, and how can we forget the sounding of Majulah Singapura and the hoisting of our national flag at the podium? *wipes a tear* It was double joy for our little red dot later at the Rio 2016 Paralympics in September when homegrown swimmer Yip Pin
 
   
Sled hockey players makes women’s U.S. national team
 
 Florida Today     2016-12-30 kl. 07:53     531 words
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Karina Villegas in her Team USA uniform during the Ice Sports Forum recently in Tampa. (Photo: Courtesy of Cody Lynn Duncan) Karina Villegas has a knack for sled hockey.

Two-time paralympic medalist, Greg Shaw, was captain of the Bandits.
 
   
Russian Federation officials reportedly admit for the first time to widespread Olympic doping
 
 Equilibrio Informativo     2016-12-30 kl. 07:50     395 words
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Russian sports officials had previously denied the existence of any doping operation, even as the International Olympic Committee opened disciplinary

Leading an investigation for the World Anti-Doping Agency, Canadian law professor Richard McLaren has found evidence that over 1,000 Russian athletes in more than 30 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Sportskeeda's Indian Sportsperson of the Year 2016 – No. 15 to No. 6
 
 Yahoo! India     2016-12-30 kl. 07:44     460 words
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2016 has been a good year for India when it comes to sports. Although the performance at the Olympics in Rio was not up to the mark, Indian athletes found success in the Paralympic Games in 2016.

Although the performance at the Olympics in Rio was not up to the mark, Indian athletes found success in the Paralympic Games in 2016.They excelled in all sports including cricket, football, badminton, tennis, hockey, kabaddi, and many others.
 
   
Walcott, Ahye claim top TTOC Awards »
 
 Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday     2016-12-30 kl. 07:42     217 words
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KESHOR N WALCOTT and Michelle-Lee Ahye claimed the Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards respectively, as the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTO C) staged their annual award ceremony yesterday at the Hyatt Regency, Port of Spain.

Other award recipients at the event were double Paralympic gold medallist Akeem Stewart (Sports Personality of the Year), swimmer Dylan Carter (People’s Choice) and administrator Catherine Forde (Alexander B Chapman Award, for achievements and

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10 of the most inspiring adventures of 2016
 
 The Guardian     2016-12-30 kl. 07:33     1874 words
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From hand-cycling through Patagonia to retracing a Viking expedition, the writer and polar traveller Kari Herbert picks the year’s top journeys ‘with heart and soul’ To my mind, a great journey is one that inspires others.

Photograph: Karen Darke You’d be forgiven for thinking that having trained for years to compete at the Paralympics in Rio that gold-medallist Karen Darke might want a break from extreme physical exertion.... Not so. Along with fellow paralympians Jaco...

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The biggest South Australian stories that made news in 2016
 
 Weather Zone     2016-12-30 kl. 06:59     695 words
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By Tom Fedorowytsch, Friday December 30, 2016 - 16:25 EDT South Australians are seeing off a year of unprecedented wild weather, economic upheaval, as well as cultural and sporting triumphs.

Libby Kosmala was Australia's oldest Paralympian this year and retired following her 12th Games.

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2020 Tokyo Olympics, Paralympics estimated to cost up to ¥1.8 trillion
 
 The Japan News     2016-12-30 kl. 06:59     212 words
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Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics organizing committee showed its estimates Wednesday that the Games will cost ¥1.6 trillion to ¥1.8 trillion.

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Paralympics estimated to cost up to ¥1.8 trillion.... Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics organizing committee showed its estimates Wednesday that the Games will cost ¥1.6 trillion to ¥1.8...
 
   
Sprinting to the finish line
 
 Northwest Tasmania Advocate     2016-12-30 kl. 06:41     368 words
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Classy field of sprinters ready for Burnie The Christmas Carnival series will hit overdrive on Sunday, with the running of the 130th Burnie New Year’s Day Carnival.

Meanwhile. Olympians Ryan Gregson, Genevieve LaCaze and Zoe Buckman, along with Paralympian Deon Kenzie, will all feature in the mile, however, Stewart McSweyn will be keen for more success after Devonport.
 
   
Discoveries for Paralympics ' Feyisetan
 
 Latest Nigerian News.com     2016-12-30 kl. 06:00     64 words
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It has been a year of new discoveries for Nigeria Paralympics. We had a great outing at the Rio Olympics where we won 12 medals consisting of eight gold, two silver as well as two bronze medals.

Discoveries for Paralympics ' Feyisetan.... It has been a year of new discoveries for Nigeria Paralympics.
 
   
Swimming out of the rubble
 
 Nepali Times     2016-12-30 kl. 05:52     614 words
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Ramesh Khatri was having lunch at a Gongabu guest house where he was a waiter for two years.

He now has a goal – a reason to live: he wants to win the gold medal in the next Paralympics in Japan.
 
   
Top 10 culture, sport and tourism events in 2016
 
 VietnamPlus     2016-12-30 kl. 05:51     374 words
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Chau Van singing, an indispensable rite in the practice related to the Vietnamese belief in worshiping Mother Goddesses of the Three Realms (Source:

At the Paralympics 2016 in Brazil, weightlifter Le Van Cong won the first-ever Paralympics gold medal for Vietnam, breaking the world record in the men's 49kg category after lifting 183kg. -

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2016 Rewind: Finest performances by Indian sports stars
 
 Mid Day     2016-12-30 kl. 05:38     515 words
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Prev As 2016 comes to an end, mid-day enlists the glorious performances by Indian sports stars that ensured a year-round celebration Good as gold India's paralympic stars claimed four medals at the Rio Games in August.

Prev As 2016 comes to an end, mid-day enlists the glorious performances by Indian sports stars that ensured a year-round celebration Good as gold India's paralympic stars claimed four medals at the Rio Games in August.Devendra Jhajharia broke his
 
   
YEAR IN REVIEW: Third quarter in local sport
 
 Fraser Coast Chronicle     2016-12-30 kl. 05:29     373 words
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IT HAS been a huge year for sport on the Fraser Coast. We will look at some of the biggest moments in sport, as well as our athletes' achievements on the local, national and international stage.

SEPTEMBER Hervey Bay product Raissa Martin flies to Rio to represent Australia in goalball at the Paralympic Games.
 
   
Deaths, dildoes and Donald: The big stories of 2016
 
 Radio New Zealand     2016-12-30 kl. 05:23     2161 words
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It started with Bowie, ended with Bill and was riddled in between with seismic jolts both physical and political. If you were after a quiet year, 2016 wasn't it.

September In September, New Zealand had success at the Rio Paralympics.... Swimmer Sophie Pascoe became New Zealand's most decorated paralympic athlete and sprinter Liam Malone broke paralympic records winning a silver and two golds .
 
   
10 sport events of 2016
 
 Viet Nam News     2016-12-30 kl. 04:55     793 words
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Viet Nam News 1. Marksman Hoàng Xuân Vinh won a gold and a silver at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games in August. The armyman made the nation’s dream come true with his perfect performance in the men’s 10m air pistol event with 202.5 points in 20 shots.

Paralympics powerlifting champion Lê V?n Công.... 2. A month after the milestone of the national sport, also in Rio, weightlifter Lê V?n Công set a new record of 183kg in the men’s U49kg category of the Paralympics.... After five seasons in Paralympics,...
 
   
Niagara's sporting highlights of 2016
 
 Fort Erie Times     2016-12-30 kl. 04:49     1259 words
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ST. CATHARINES -  It is that time of the year again when I scratch my head and try to remember the whirlwind of sports events and personalities that I reported on during the year.

Among the contenders for this award are wrestling Olympians Michelle Fazzari and Jillian Gallays, Olympic rower Natalie Mastracci and Paralympic coxie Kristen Kit, who guided Canada’s leg, trunk and mixed four to a bronze medal in Brazil.

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A coach reaches out to a teen accident victim and gives her a new purpose
 
 Star2.com     2016-12-30 kl. 04:30     967 words
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Losing a limb can mean more than the end of mobility for most people; it is often the precursor to crushed dreams. But for Siti Nuraisyah Sahrin, losing both her legs led to a new dream.

But for Siti Nuraisyah Sahrin, losing both her legs led to a new dream.The 13-year-old victim of a hit-and-run accident in January this year is vying for a spot in the national Paralympic team.... Eventually, she aims to represent Malaysia in the Tokyo Paralympics...
 
   
VOTE! The best Indian sportsperson of 2016
 
 rediff.com     2016-12-30 kl. 04:22     1846 words
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D Deepa Malik defied all odds to clinch a Paralympic medal at the Rio Games while Dipa Karmakar made Produnova a household name in India after her magical showing in Rio, finishing a close fourth.

D Deepa Malik defied all odds to clinch a Paralympic medal at the Rio Games while Dipa Karmakar made Produnova a household name in India after her magical showing in Rio, finishing a close fourth.Virat Kohli lit up the cricketing field with his
 
   
2016 Top 10: #5 Two Cities Showcase Promising Start To 2026 Olympic Winter Games Bid
 
 GamesBids.com     2016-12-30 kl. 04:02     980 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.

Top Olympic Bid Stories of 2016: #5 – Two Cities Showcase Promising Start To 2026 Olympic Winter Games Bid Calgary last hosted the Olympic Winter Games in 1988 The Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games bid for 2022 suffered an “epic fail,” to
 
   
Goodies for entrepreneurs in 2017
 
 Malaysiakini     2016-12-30 kl. 03:50     1580 words
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Many entrepreneurs are marching into 2017 with a heavy heart; too many uncertainties, from currency rate to politics. Businesses everywhere are witnessing a slow tempo at the moment, will it prolong in 2017? We doubt it.

  Athlete and Paralympic Athlete Preparation Programmes.

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YEAR IN REVIEW: 2016 in the Hunter | photos
 
 Cessnock Advertiser     2016-12-30 kl. 03:48     10099 words
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HUNTER: Maitland Blacks 28-year-old quadriplegic Dom Punch with family dog Rosie at Stockton on Thursday after returning to his family home 10 months after the 2015 Newcastle rugby union grand final.

MAITLAND: Gillieston Heights swimmer Maddi Elliott OAM is preparing for her second Paralympic Games in Brazil this September.... SCONE: Scone rider Lisa Martin and her mare First Famous are flying out early next month to compete in dressage at the Paralympic...

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Noel Edmonds reveals he's turned down Strictly Come Dancing 'every year'
 
 Telly Mix     2016-12-30 kl. 03:29     293 words
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TV's Noel Edmonds says he's repeatedly turned down Strictly Come Dancing. And it's all because of the show's supposed 'curse' on relationships.

Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds has been tipped to appear on Strictly Come Dancing 2017 after being invited to the set during this year's live shows.
 
   
Medallist swimmer dances for a living
 
 DNA India     2016-12-30 kl. 03:16     476 words
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27-years-old Vishwas KS raised his leg to turn the water tap. He is about to take the mandatory shower before entering the pool.

This swimmer, who can beat any average abled person in the sport, dreams of participating in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. “It is my aim to get a chance to swim in Paralympics and 2018 Commonwealth Games,” concludes Vishwas.Preshy
 
   
Walcott, Ahye win TTOC top awards
 
 Loop Trinidad and Tobago     2016-12-30 kl. 03:01     363 words
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Keshorn Walcott and Michelle Lee Ahye won the 2016 awards for the Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year during the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee’s (TTOC) Awards ceremony on Thursday night at the Hyatt Regency.

Paralympics athlete Akeem Stewart was a popular choice as the Sports Personality of the Year....   Stewart won the gold medal in the men’s F43/44 javelin at the Paralympics Games, with a world record throw of 57.32m.
 
   
In new year’s video, Rivlin hopes for 2017 of ‘mutual respect’
 
 The Times Of Israel     2016-12-30 kl. 02:44     359 words
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President Reuven Rivlin called for the new year 2017 to be a year of “mutual respect, between people, and between nations.

He expressed his pride in the Israeli Olympic and Paralympic teams, marveled at the Israeli innovation he saw on his trip to India, and reflected on the world leaders and others that he welcomed to the president’s residence during the year.
 
   
Can sports expect a fruitful 2017?
 
 MSN Sports Singapore     2016-12-30 kl. 02:37     1345 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.
 
   
Editorial: Sport's sparkling 2016
 
 Times Live South Africa     2016-12-30 kl. 02:17     310 words
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An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head. Emil Zátopek, the Czech long-distance runner won three gold medals at the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki and died in 2000, spoke the above words.

Ntando Mahlangu became the poster boy of our Paralympic team.

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Fearnley is captain of 2016 team of the year
 
 Bathurst Western Advocate     2016-12-30 kl. 02:01     459 words
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SEASON 2016 may have been one of narrow defeats for Carcoar wheelchair racing ace Kurt Fearnley, but he still did enough to be named captain of the Australian Athletics Team of the Year.

At the Paralympic Games in Rio, Fearnley claimed the silver medal after Swiss ace Marcel Hug outsprinted him to the line.... Culbert said Fearnley came close to the honours for the 1,500 and 5,000 metres, the latter in which he snared bronze at the Rio Paralympics...

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YEAR IN REVIEW: May-August | PHOTOS
 
 Hunter Valley News     2016-12-30 kl. 01:54     682 words
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RELIVE some of the most memorable moments from 2016 in Scone and surrounding areas. RELIVE some of the most memorable moments from 2016 in Scone and surrounding areas.

MORE HERE. It’s official: Scone rider Lisa Martin joins 2016 Australian Paralympic Team:... The talented rider had finally received the call she’d been waiting for – informing the local woman of her selection in the 2016 Australian Paralympic Equestrian...

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16 Times Team USA Athletes Made Headlines In 2016
 
 TaableNote News     2016-12-30 kl. 01:24     64 words
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The Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio took place less than four months ago, but with everything that happened at and surrounding the Games, that already seems like a lifetime. So we understand if you can’t remember everything that happened in 2016.

The Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio took place less than four months ago, but with everything that happened at and surrounding the Games, that already seems like a lifetime.
 
   
News From Around the World - EME NEWS (DEC 29, 2016)
 
 American Track and Field     2016-12-30 kl. 01:20     1807 words
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Bukowiecki 22.96 World U20 record - SPALA (POL, Dec 29): Polish World U20 record holder Konrad Bukowiecki improved at an open indoor meet here twice his own U20 World indoor shot put record (6 kg) with 22.72 in third round and 22.96 in fourth round.

MOSCOW (RUS): The International Paralympic Committee is ready to reinstate Russia’s eligibility as soon as the Russian Paralympic Committee implements the criteria set by the IPC, informs TASS.... The IPC banned Russia from competing at the 2016 Rio Paralympics...
 
   
Jeongseon To Host Ski, Snowboard Events
 
 Sports Business Daily     2016-12-30 kl. 00:54     86 words
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/Olympics Published December 30, 2016 The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) and the

Jeongseon To Host Ski, Snowboard Events. /Olympics Published December 30, 2016 The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) and the. ...Int'l Paralympic Committee announced that alpine skiing and

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Fame, fortune and married life have not changed this gold medallist
 
 Star2.com     2016-12-30 kl. 00:52     529 words
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Fame and fortune can change a person. But Paralympic gold medallist Ziyad Zolkefli aims to remain humble. “Many things have changed for me after the Olympics. I’m richer than before, more well-known and married too!” chuckled the 26-year-old.

But Paralympic gold medallist Ziyad Zolkefli aims to remain humble. “Many things have changed for me after the Olympics.... The other two Paralympic gold medal winners were Abdul Latif Romly (men’s long jump F20) and Mohd Ridzuan Fuzi (men’s 100m T36...
 
   
January 2007 World T.E.A.M. Sports Kilimanjaro Climb Brought Together Athletes
 
 Outdoor Industry Association     2016-12-30 kl. 00:31     933 words
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For Immediate Release Richard Rhinehart Director of Communications World T.E.A.M. Sports richardrhinehart@worldteamsports.org 855-987-8326 x 4 855-288-3377 Fax Changing Lives through Sports www.WorldTEAMSports.

His first event with the organization was very different, however – a life-changing ascent of Africa’s Kilimanjaro with seven developmentally-disabled athletes in January, 2007.
 
   
Olympian Khamis best male athlete
 
 Gulf Daily News     2016-12-30 kl. 00:20     449 words
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ALI Khamis, the sixth fastest man over 400m at the Rio Olympics, was voted Bahrain’s best male athlete in 2016 ahead of his closest competitors Jiu Jitsu player Ali Sena Monfaradi and Al Najma’s handball goalkeeper Mohammed Abdulhussain.

Best Paralympic athlete award was claimed by Fatima Abdulrazaq, who won the Paralympic shot put gold in Rio.
 
   
The Advertiser’s top 2016 sports’ stories
 
 Tuscolatoday.com     2016-12-30 kl. 00:15     2147 words
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The USA state champion softball team. This year was memorable for sports fans in The Advertiser area. We had high school state champions — both teams and individuals — a Paralympic medalist, Division 1 college all-american and Miss Softball winner.

We had high school state champions — both teams and individuals — a Paralympic medalist, Division 1 college all-american and Miss Softball winner.One of our own will enter 2017 as a top-10 rebounder in the nation and we watched as one of our
 
   
Falola: My Man of the Year 2016
 
 Nigeria Punch     2016-12-30 kl. 00:07     1267 words
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Ayo Olukotun Friday Musings with Ayo Olukotun, [email protected] , 07055841236 “A harvest (of 12 published books in 2016, and numerous keynote addresses) is a testimony and this is mine.

Sambisa Forest, the exploits of our paralympics at Rio, and the magnificent exertions of Prof Toyin Falola, chosen as our Man of the Year, for publishing 12 books, in spite of a busy academic itinerary.

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9 Nike Innovations From 2016 That Helped Further Human Potential
 
 Highsnobiety     2016-12-30 kl. 00:06     153 words
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Visit the original post to see all 9 images from this gallery. As 2016 is coming to a close, Nike has taken the opportunity to further highlight some of its most innovative design contributions from the past year .

Kevin Durant’s new Zoom KD 9 signature, adaptive eyewear for Paralympic athlete Elexis (Lex) Gillette, and the game-changing Air Jordan XXXI , Nike’s consistency when it comes to meeting the demands of today’s athletes is virtually unmatched.
 
   
Gerbi honored as Israel’s best of 2016
 
 Jerusalem Post     2016-12-29 kl. 23:50     583 words
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Olympic medal-winning judoka voted by ‘Post’ readers as "Sports Personality of the Year." Making history is nothing new for Yarden Gerbi.

Fellow judoka Ori Sasson was a close second, with Paralympian Doron Shaziri finishing third.... Paralympic swimmer Inbal Pezaro (2008), basketball player Omri Casspi (2009), windsurfer Lee Korzits (2011), Paralympic wheelchair tennis gold medalist Noam Gershony (2012), basketball coach David Blatt (2014) and Paralympic...
 
   
How the Irish sporting world will remember 2016
 
 Argentina Star     2016-12-29 kl. 23:37     1503 words
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• Conor McGregor’s triumph among the best moments of Irish sports in 2016 • Ireland’s Olympic medal count went down to just two in Rio • Ireland’s

Fastest Paralympian alive Jason Smyth won the men’s 100 metre T13 track event at the Rio Paralympics 2016 to claim his third consecutive gold medal in the Olympics.... While some of the athletes at Rio definitely disappointed Irish fans, Jason Smyth replicated Jamaican legend Usain Bolt’s record in the Paralympics...

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Prince Harry Is the Most Traveled Royal of 2016
 
 Closer Weekly     2016-12-29 kl. 23:36     439 words
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Prince Harry is quite the jet-setter! The 32-year-old is the most traveled royal of the year, according to an annual survey of the royal family's public engagements by The Times .

The prince previously created the games — an international, Paralympic-style sporting event — in 2014.
 
   
Historic moments, seasons highlight 2016's best
 
 Waseca County News     2016-12-29 kl. 23:32     2714 words
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In the Waseca area, it wasn’t just great seasons or great teams that were the best sports stories in 2016, it was also the moments that made the year so much fun to follow.

Women’s Paralympic Sitting Volleyball Team would be a story for someone from Waseca.... But Bluejays 2014 grad Lexi Shifflett took her dreams of making the team and brought it one step further, bringing home a Paralympic gold medal from the 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
Tennis marathon in memory of brother
 
 Hook Herald     2016-12-29 kl. 23:20     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.
 
   
13-year-old Ecah raises the bar
 
 thestar.com.my     2016-12-29 kl. 23:15     46 words
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Siti Nuraisyah Sahrin, who lost both legs in a hit-and-run accident in January, is now aiming to be a paralympic athlete in powerlifting.

Siti Nuraisyah Sahrin, who lost both legs in a hit-and-run accident in January, is now aiming to be a paralympic athlete in powerlifting.The 13-year-old has been training since October to achieve this goal and recently competed in her first
 
   
Serena Williams Announces Engagement To Reddit Co-Founder Ohanian – On Reddit
 
 US Olympic Team     2016-12-29 kl. 23:05     239 words
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By Craig Bohnert | Dec. 29, 2016, 3:45 p.m. (ET) Serena Williams attends the Premiere Of EPIX Original Documentary 'Serena' at SVA Theatre on June 13, 2016 in New York City.

Ohanian proposed while on vacation in Rome.  Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
US skier killed in Mt Cook motorbike crash (NZ Newswire)
 
 Yahoo! News Australia     2016-12-29 kl. 22:39     191 words
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, 8:30 am An American skier has died in a crash near Mt Cook in the South Island, becoming the 13th road fatality over the festive season.

Patrick lost most of his left leg in a motorcycle crash three years ago and is training with the hope of being selected for the US Paralympic ski team in 2018.

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These Are The Top 50 Men In The World Who Mattered The Most To Us In 2016
 
 MensXP.com     2016-12-29 kl. 22:33     4639 words
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Abe Lincoln once rightly said, “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.” The man that comes out stronger and wiser, under the garb of power, is the only kind of man who is worth looking up to.

Paralympian Athlete Where:... India Why: In the Rio Paralympics of 2016, Devendra created history by becoming the first Indian Paralympian to win two gold medals at the Paralympics.... Having won his first gold medal in the 2004 Summer Paralympics, the...

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Hamkah, Hosni leave SPH to coach full-time
 
 Straits Times     2016-12-29 kl. 22:16     321 words
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Former national track and field coaches Muhamad Hosni and Hamkah Afik will turn their attention to schools in the new year.

He is also coaching intellectually-disabled long jumper Suhairi Suhani, who competed in September's Paralympics.

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These 22 U.S. Olympians And Paralympians Welcomed Babies In 2016
 
 TaableNote News     2016-12-29 kl. 22:15     58 words
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Over two dozen Olympians and Paralympians welcomed bouncing baby boys and girls this year. For some it was their first bundle of joy while others were already experienced parents.

These 22 U.S. Olympians And Paralympians Welcomed Babies In 2016.... Over two dozen Olympians and Paralympians welcomed bouncing baby boys and girls this year.

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Year In Review - Huntington’s Fresh Faces, Cool People Of 2016
 
 Long-Islander     2016-12-29 kl. 21:54     1184 words
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Michael “Mikey” Brannigan Pictured: Michael “Mikey” Brannigan. Michael “Mikey” Brannigan, of East Northport, spent his summer training tirelessly to represent the USA in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Michael “Mikey” Brannigan, of East Northport, spent his summer training tirelessly to represent the USA in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.In September, Brannigan achieved the gold medal in the 1,500-meter race.
 
   
KL had quite the year in sports
 
 Northern News     2016-12-29 kl. 21:42     1105 words
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KIRKLAND LAKE -  It was an emotional rollercoaster 2016 for the Kirkland Lake Sports scene. Over the next few editions we'll look back at the year that was. The year started with the passing of a local hockey legend on January 3rd.

After coming off his experience of being a volunteer journalist for the Pan American Games, long time Kirkland Laker Jeff Wilkinson is now working as a volunteer writer for the International Paralympic Committee.... As a volunteer writer his job will entail a number of areas, including (according to the information provided to Wilkinson); write news and features for a specific Paralympic...
 
   
Olympic success will still have to wait: Counting down to Tokyo 2020
 
 Economic Times     2016-12-29 kl. 21:39     503 words
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On the website of the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sport is a section called Proud Moments of Indian Sports. The roster leads with "2016 Rio Olympics: 1 Silver and 1 Bronze Medals".

To make matters worse, there is no mention in the list of the other success in Rio that India should take pride in — the four medals won at the Rio Paralympics, including two gold medals, making it the country's best performance.
 
   
2016 was an incredible year for women in sport
 
 The Roar     2016-12-29 kl. 21:28     1021 words
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2016. For me, it’s a year I’ll remember for the fairy tales. Paul Gallen told the Shire, “turn your porch lights off because we are coming home with the trophy.” Jamie Vardy threw a giant party to celebrate Leicester City winning the EPL.

Australia finishes fifth at the Paralympic Games With 81 medals in total (22 gold, 20 silver and 29 bronze), Australia ended the Paralympic Games fifth on the medal tally.... Kate was the first female chef de Mission at a Paralympic Games and her...
 
   
Mikaela Shiffrin’s Slalom Dominance Continues In Austria With Seventh Straight
 
 US Olympic Team     2016-12-29 kl. 21:26     338 words
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By Craig Bohnert | Dec. 29, 2016, 2:26 p.m. (ET) (L-R) Veronika Velez Zuzulova of Slovakia, Mikaela Shiffrin and Wendy Holdener of Switzerland pose on the podium for women's slalom at the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup on Dec.

It feels really good.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Feasibility Study On Brisbane 2028 Olympic Games Bid Faces Financial Shortfall
 
 GamesBids.com     2016-12-29 kl. 21:25     414 words
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Southeast Queensland Council of Mayors faces a (AUD) $1 million funding shortfall to complete a feasibility study on the regions possible bid for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Courier-Mail reported Thursday.

Southeast Queensland Council of Mayors faces a (AUD) $1 million funding shortfall to complete a feasibility study on the regions possible bid for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Courier-Mail reported Thursday.Brisbane Skyline (Photo:
 
   
Brexit: Leave voters regret their choice as 4% say it's the worst event of
 
 The Independent     2016-12-29 kl. 20:22     380 words
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But YouGov says two per cent of Remain voters have swung the other way

Despite strong showings for the Olympics and Paralympics in the 'best' column—and of course Brexit—many Britons were undecided on what they were happy about.
 
   
Issues calling attention
 
 Daily Excelsior.com     2016-12-29 kl. 20:19     1288 words
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Dr Nirmal Kamal There are two issues perturbing me so far, one- absence of  welfare services to the senior citizens and persons with disabilities and two-work culture among the service providers in the State.

Watching Paralympics at Rio, was quite amazing experience for me as I lack interest in sports.
 
   
Top 10 online sports stories for 2016
 
 Bathurst Western Advocate     2016-12-29 kl. 20:09     946 words
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What reached our readers in sport during 2016? Take a look at the top 10 stories. 10 – Bathurst mourns talented archer and bowmaker Former triple Paralympian archer and renowned bowmaker Arthur Fisk died at the Macquarie Care Centre on March 6.

10 – Bathurst mourns talented archer and bowmaker Former triple Paralympian archer and renowned bowmaker Arthur Fisk died at the Macquarie Care Centre on March 6.Mr Fisk competed in Paralympic Games at Seoul in 1988, Barcelona in 1992 and Sydney
 
   
- Pickup truck crash claims life of Lakemont man
 
 Now Habersham     2016-12-29 kl. 19:59     184 words
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A 48-year old Lakemont man is dead after crashing his pickup truck on Burton Dam Road.  Richard Todd Erlewine was killed in a wreck in Rabun County on Wednesday afternoon.

HABCO Commission to hold called meeting today Competition set for local Paralympian McKenzie Coan TFS Board of Trustees names Upper School Academic Complex to honor president Georgians urged to take broadband survey Convicted felon jailed on drug

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'Russia's doping clean-up complete'
 
 SuperSport.co.za     2016-12-29 kl. 19:37     502 words
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:25 Russia’s top Olympic official said his country has cleaned up its sports doping problem and should be allowed to return to all international competitions.

Olympics team and entire Paralympics squad banned from the Rio Games.
 
   
A special bond, on and off the mat
 
 LIHerald.com     2016-12-29 kl. 19:34     1094 words
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He has taught [Isaiah] that there's no such thing as 'I can't.'” Johanna Sofield, Co-founder, L.B. Christmas Angel I chose wrestling because it was my favorite sport. I got myself pinned, but I got back up and I tried my best.

paralympian wrestler, and it sparked her interest.
 
   
IPC chief Craven: Russian membership to be instantly reinstated after criteria met in full
 
 NewsReality.com     2016-12-29 kl. 19:33     24 words
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The McLaren-led commission claimed in particular that a total of 35 doping samples were concealed by Russian Paralympic sports between 2012 and

The McLaren-led commission claimed in particular that a total of 35 doping samples were concealed by Russian Paralympic sports between 2012 and. ...2.
 
   
Big court cases that made headlines in 2016
 
 IOL     2016-12-29 kl. 19:28     1663 words
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Cape Town – As the end of 2016 fast approaches, most South Africans will be looking forward to a break, but for the courts there is never downtime. Not all courts will shut down over the festive season, only closing their doors on public holidays.

Another case that dominated international headlines for several years and finally concluded this year, was that of fallen paralympian Oscar Pistorius.
 
   
Sports stories of the year
 
 Parksville Qualicum News     2016-12-29 kl. 19:20     345 words
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Some of Nanaimo’s most notable athletes in 2016 were Tylar Turnbull, who led the VIU Mariners women’s volleyball team to a national championship,

won two gold medals at the Paralympic Games. — image credit:... Hall of fame wheelchair racer Michelle Stilwell added two more gold medals at a perfect Paralympics.

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Sue Ramirez, new KTO honorary envoy
 
 Philippine Star     2016-12-29 kl. 19:01     665 words
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MANILA, Philippines - She loves Korean heartthrobs Lee Min-Ho and Kim Soo-Young. She craves for Bibimbap and Bulgogi all the time and cries over K-dramas. She’s the ultimate Korean fan. Meet Sue Ramirez, the new honorary ambassador for Korean Tourism.

He also invited Pinoys to visit Pyeongchang, the host city of the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. “Your worries will fly away as you take in the pure air and beautiful scenery of Pyengchang,” Park said.Patricia Esteves.
 
   
Radiohead for Glastonbury... and other things to look forward to in 2017
 
 Nottingham Post     2016-12-29 kl. 18:50     819 words
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NottmPostEG Posted: December 29, 2016 Radiohead will headline Glastonbury Festival 2017

There have been moments of respite - the Rio Olympics and Paralympics, a new series of First Dates and so on - but as we head towards 2017, there's a sense that January can't come soon enough.

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NBC Montana's biggest stories of 2016
 
 KECI.com     2016-12-29 kl. 18:48     285 words
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Biggest stories of 2016 MISSOULA, Mont. - 2016 was a year of celebrations and heartache. An eventful year, including a lot of news here that made national headlines. From triumph to tragedy, it was a year showing the strength of Montanans.

Also this summer, Montana's own Paralympic athlete, Meg Fisher, picked up silver and bronze in Rio during the summer Olympics.
 
   
IPC chief Craven: Russian membership to be instantly reinstated after criteria met in full
 
 Tass.ru     2016-12-29 kl. 18:40     389 words
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MOSCOW, December 29. /TASS/. The International Paralympic Committee is ready to reinstate Russia’s suspended membership immediately as soon as

The International Paralympic Committee is ready to reinstate Russia’s suspended membership immediately as soon as. ...possible in case the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) implements in full the required criteria set for this purpose, IPC
 
   
The Year in Nike Innovation
 
 Nike     2016-12-29 kl. 18:31     829 words
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Nine designs in 2016 that underscore the company’s commitment to furthering human potential. Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 Share Image The Nike HyperAdapt 1.

Read more Custom Nike Eyewear for Lex Gillette Share Image For last summer's Paralympic games, long jumper Elexis (Lex) Gillette requested a better alternative to the requirement of opaque glasses (or an eye mask) for competing in Class T11.
 
   
Uzbek athletes win 836 medals in 2016
 
 UzDaily.com     2016-12-29 kl. 18:30     81 words
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Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Athletes of Uzbekistan clinched 836 medals in 2016, the Ministry of Culture and Sport Affairs of Uzbekistan.

In particular, Uzbek athletes won 13 medals (4 gold, 3 silver and 6 bronze) of Olympic Games and 31 medals of Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
 
   
FISU President claims body was "quick to act" despite having to wait for evidence
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2016-12-29 kl. 18:18     479 words
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Evidence of state-sponsored doping uncovered in the McLaren report is being examined by the International University Sports Federation (FISU) after

major events such as the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Sporting memories of 2016
 
 Oman Observer     2016-12-29 kl. 18:16     1618 words
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By Ray Petersen – January: Scotsman Gary Anderson was too sharp for Wales’ Adrian Lewis as he darted his way to 2016’s first World Darts Champion’s title. The sharpshooting pair nailed 34 possibles (180) between them.

September: The Summer Paralympics headlined this month, but again they weren’t memorable.
 
   
International recognition for spinal cord injury clinic
 
 itv.com     2016-12-29 kl. 18:14     58 words
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A centre in Sussex is helping patients with spinal cord injuries undergo the long process of rehabilitation. It concentrates on activity-based therapies and its clients include a Paralympic gold medallist.

It concentrates on activity-based therapies and its clients include a Paralympic gold medallist.The clinic is designed to help those who have recently left hospital and the goal is to lead as full a life as possible.
 
   
A year full of great sporting moments and stars
 
 Otago Daily Times     2016-12-29 kl. 18:11     2587 words
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Motocross rider Courtney Duncan returns to a hero’s welcome at Dunedin Airport in February after winning the opening rounds of the women’s world championships in Qatar. Photo: Peter McIntosh.

JEFF CHESHIRE Three favourite moments Grimaldi’s gold Trailing by 17cm, Anna Grimaldi pulled out a mammoth 21cm personal best of 5.62m with her last jump to win gold in the long jump T47 at the Rio Paralympics.
 
   
The man behind the suits: John Treacy keeping Irish sport on track two decades on
 
 The42     2016-12-29 kl. 18:04     1991 words
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Treacy has held the role of Sport Ireland CEO for nearly two decades. Image: Dan Sheridan/INPHO THE ISSUE OF sports administration and governance has never been as vehemently discussed as it has over the last twelve months.

For all the sporting storylines and highlights — Leicester City, Usain Bolt, Connacht, the O’Donovan brothers, Annalise Murphy, Simone Biles, Ireland’s Paralympians, Michael Phelps, Chicago — controversy wasn’t far behind.
 
   
Kiwi Rio 2016 Paralympic swimmer named among recipients of 2017 Parafed Auckland Scholarship programme
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2016-12-29 kl. 17:10     579 words
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Teenage swimmer Tupou Neiufi, who represented New Zealand at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, has been named among the recipients of the newly-launched Parafed Auckland Scholarship programme for 2017.

Kiwi Rio 2016 Paralympic swimmer named among recipients of 2017 Parafed Auckland Scholarship programme.... Teenage swimmer Tupou Neiufi, who represented New Zealand at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, has been named among the recipients of the...

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Finsterau 2017 launch competition to find name of lynx mascot for World Para Nordic Skiing Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2016-12-29 kl. 16:33     353 words
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Organisers of the 2017 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships in Finsterau have unveiled a lynx as the event’s official mascot and are inviting fans to help find a name.

The Opening Ceremony of the last major event before the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Paralympic Games is due to take place on February 10, with competition in middle-distance biathlon the following day and cross-country sprint on February 12.

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IBERDROLA : and the Royal Spanish Volleyball Federation enter an agreement to promote women's sport
 
 4 Traders     2016-12-29 kl. 16:13     580 words
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At the Guadalajara City Council today, Iberdrola and the Royal Spanish Volleyball Federation presented an agreement to promote women's sport, with which the company becomes the largest sponsor of women's volleyball in the country.

Iberdrola is also one of the main sponsors of the Spanish Paralympic Team and the Paralympic Sailing Team, has been part of the Paralympic Target Sport Support Plan (ADOP Plan) since its creation in 2005, and has supported the Spanish Paralympic
 
   
Paris 2024 celebrates a successful Olympic year in 2016 and looks ahead to exciting 2017...
 
 Around The Rings     2016-12-29 kl. 15:18     661 words
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As 2016 draws to a close, the leaders of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid Committee take the opportunity to thank the global sporting family and to share their hope for an exciting year to come in 2017.

Paris 2024 celebrates a successful Olympic year in 2016 and looks ahead to exciting 2017...As 2016 draws to a close, the leaders of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic...

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One Plus One: Daniela Di Toro
 
 Enhance TV     2016-12-29 kl. 15:15     171 words
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     Daniela Di Toro became a paraplegic at 13 when a wall collapsed at a school swimming carnival. After success as a wheelchair tennis player she's switched to para-table tennis and will co-captain the Australian Paralympic team.

After success as a wheelchair tennis player she's switched to para-table tennis and will co-captain the Australian Paralympic team.  DURATION:
 
   
The gift of sight is so precious – Paralympic star Steph
 
 Longridge News     2016-12-29 kl. 15:07     10 words
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The gift of sight is so precious – Paralympic star Steph.
 
   
NIKE : The Year in Nike Innovation
 
 4 Traders     2016-12-29 kl. 15:03     233 words
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For last summer's Paralympic games, long jumper Elexis (Lex) Gillette requested a better alternative to the requirement of opaque glasses (or an eye mask) for competing in Class T11.

For last summer's Paralympic games, long jumper Elexis (Lex) Gillette requested a better alternative to the requirement of opaque glasses (or an eye mask) for competing in Class T11.Fabric masks are standard wear despite their drawbacks:
 
   
Best national Paralympians of 2016 named
 
 NewsReality.com     2016-12-29 kl. 14:34     14 words
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The National Paralympic Committee of Azerbaijan named best para-athletes and coaches of

Best national Paralympians of 2016 named.... The National Paralympic Committee of Azerbaijan named best para-athletes and coaches of. ...2.

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Best national Paralympians of 2016 named
 
 Azer News     2016-12-29 kl. 14:20     271 words
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:17 (UTC+04:00) 11 By Amina Nazarli The National Paralympic Committee of Azerbaijan named best para-athletes and coaches of 2016. Best para-athlete of the year became judoka Ramil Gasimov, who become the gold medalist of the Rio Games.

Best national Paralympians of 2016 named. :17 (UTC+04:00) 11 By Amina Nazarli The National Paralympic Committee of Azerbaijan named best para-athletes and coaches of 2016.... Best para-athlete of the year became judoka Ramil Gasimov, who become the gold medalist of the Rio Games.Best Coach of the Year become the head coach of the national judo team, Ibrahim Ibrahimov for success at the Paralympic...

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The gift of sight is so precious – Paralympic star Steph
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2016-12-29 kl. 14:16     100 words
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Preston Paralympic hero Stephanie Slater has highlighted the huge importance of being an eye donor.

The gift of sight is so precious – Paralympic star Steph.... Preston Paralympic hero Stephanie Slater has highlighted the huge importance of being an eye donor.The 2016 Rio gold and silver medal winner last week visited the University of Liverpool...
 
   
Tourism budget of Japan for FY2017 increases by 4% to 25.6 billion JPY
 
 Travelvoice.jp     2016-12-29 kl. 14:07     452 words
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The Japanese government accepted a tourism budget draft for FY2017 starting April 1 2017 on December 22 2016.

For the enhancement of information security program, JTA will strengthen countermeasures against cyber assaults or illegal accesses exclusively for the travel industry as one of the preparations for Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in 2020.
 
   
No. 3: A royal treat
 
 Castanet.net     2016-12-29 kl. 14:03     484 words
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[embedded content] Castanet is counting down the top stories of 2016. We'll count down the top 10 to Dec. 31 and feature our newsmaker of the year on Jan. 1. Today is No. 3 – the Central Okanagan was treated to a brief glimpse of royalty.

George and Princess Charlotte. “They asked me about my trip to Rio and competing in the Paralympics,” said Jennifer Oaks, UBCO Heat athlete and paralympian. “They told me they were impressed I got back on court so quickly after my accident.
 
   
Picture Memories of the Year 2016: Sarah Storey becomes Britain's most
 
 The Telegraph     2016-12-29 kl. 14:03     199 words
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Dame Sarah Storey wins gold in Rio Tom Cary 29 December 2016 • 1:00pm

Sarah Storey becomes Britain's most. ...successful female Paralympian at Rio 2016.Dame Sarah Storey wins gold in Rio Tom Cary 29 December 2016 • 1:00pm.... Apart from the relief of a successful title defence, the medal also marked the 12th of my career and earned me the title of most successful female Paralympian...
 
   
Victoria Arlen: The Power of Hope LIFE Today with James and Betty Robison
 
 One Place.com     2016-12-29 kl. 13:36     313 words
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A young woman who spent nearly three years in a coma talks about her Paralympic success, continued physical healing, and commitment to stand for Christ.

A young woman who spent nearly three years in a coma talks about her Paralympic success, continued physical healing, and commitment to stand for Christ.Sheila Walsh: “My Story” December 28, 2016 Bryan Jarrett:
 
   
Russian Olympic medalist in biathlon Romanova says clean of all doping charges
 
 Tass.ru     2016-12-29 kl. 13:21     431 words
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Read also MOSCOW, December 29. /TASS/.

Paralympic sports could have been involved in the manipulations system to conceal positive doping tests.
 
   
The Dai Sport 2016 Quiz . . . Back Yourself
 
 Dai Sport     2016-12-29 kl. 13:18     668 words
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It was a golden year for Welsh football, but apart from Gareth Bale’s free-kicks, the Red Wall of fans, and the touchline celebrations, how much else about Welsh sport in the past 12 months has stuck inside your cranium?

    17) Which former semi-professional rugby player in Wales won table tennis gold at the Rio Paralympics?
 
   
Paralympian to take part in New Year's Day cyclocross event in Knaresborough
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2016-12-29 kl. 13:14     88 words
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A gold medal winning Paralympian will take part in a cyclocorss event on New Year’s Day at Conyngham Hall in Knaresborough.

Paralympian to take part in New Year's Day cyclocross event in Knaresborough.... A gold medal winning Paralympian will take part in a cyclocorss event on New Year’s Day at Conyngham Hall in Knaresborough.Cyclist Steve Bate will participate in a race open...
 
   
European Disabled Golf Association welcomes Jana Brabnikova
 
 Golf Retailing     2016-12-29 kl. 12:52     448 words
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The European Disabled Golf Association (EDGA) is delighted to welcome formally Jana Brabnikova (pictured with Lee Westwood) as its new Executive Assistant.

Supported by globally respected health and disability experts, the organisation is currently in discussions with the International Golf Federation (IGF) as it seeks to influence the Paralympic bodies so that elite golfers with a disability are able
 
   
Wheelchair rugby: Five things learned from 2016
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2016-12-29 kl. 12:45     669 words
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Tokyo 2020 might see a shuffle in the final medal standings. Find out what else emerged from this year.

Find out what else emerged from this year.While Paralympic champions Australia proved the world rankings do not mean much, the year also showed that the gap between the top teams is closing.... Paralympic and world champions Australia, along with USA,...
 
   
The gift of life is so precious – Paralympic star Steph
 
 Lancashire Evening Post     2016-12-29 kl. 12:09     24 words
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MEDALS: Stephanie Slater shows-off her Paralympic medals to her surgeon Mr Mark Batterbury

The gift of life is so precious – Paralympic star Steph.... MEDALS: Stephanie Slater shows-off her Paralympic medals to her surgeon Mr Mark Batterbury.

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Fit To Fight: Watch Kangana Ranaut Speak About Her Life In An Award Show
 
 Indiatimes     2016-12-29 kl. 12:06     701 words
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She’s one of the boldest women in Bollywood. Her style and talent has already won our hearts and has inspired us to be more like her. Well, that’s Kangana Ranaut for you guys.

Physical Category 1. Deepa Malik (Sports category) who became the first Indian woman to have won a medal at the Paralympic games in Rio this year.