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Årets idrottare i länet vill se förändring av begreppen: "Vi ligger fortfarande långt efter"
 
 Länstidningen Östersund Premium     2016-12-31 kl. 08:13     617 words
 
2016 har varit Karl Forsmans år. Han har tagit guld i Rio, tagit studenten och fyllt 20. Nu får nu avsluta året med att tilldelas priset som länets idrottare.

Nu bryter simmaren Karl Forsman trenden och tar hem omröstningen efter guldet i Paralympics. -... Forsman är dessutom den första paraidrottare som tilldelats priset men begreppet parasport är något han hoppas ska försvinna. -
 
   
"Det bästa är att man får brotta ner folk"
 
 Norrländska Socialdemokraten Plus     2016-12-31 kl. 07:30     846 words
 
Årets Idrott utses av en jury bestående av representanter från NSD-sporten och Norrbottens idrottsförbund, och presenteras i NSD på nyårsafton (när inte denna infaller på en söndag).

1970: Fotboll. 1971: Skidor. 1972: Basket. 1973: Ishockey. 1974: Friidrott. 1975: Handboll. 1976: Orientering. 1977: Bordtennis. 1978: Skidor. 1979: Sportskytte. 1980: Brottning. 1981: Basket. 1982: Friidrott. 1983: Skidor. 1984: Ishockey. 1985: Fotboll. 1986: Bowling. 1987: Handikappidrott. 1988: Skidor. 1989: Fotboll. 1990: Gymnastik. 1991: Golf. 1992: Basket. 1993: Bandy. 1994: Ishockey. 1995: Skytte. 1996: Innebandy. 1997: Ridsport. 1998: Skidor. 1999: Brottning. 2000: Golf. 2001: Dans. 2002: Fotboll. 2003: Ishockey. 2004: Handboll. 2005: Handikappidrott. 2006 Skidor. 2007: Basket. 2008: Brottning. 2009: Kanot. 2010: Fotboll. 2011: Styrkelyft. 2012: Handikappidrott...
 
   
Året som gått - detta minns vi bäst
 
 Ridsport     2016-12-31 kl. 06:57     2036 words
 
Sverige Hästsveriges profiler delar med sig av sina allra bästa minnen från 2016. Inte helt överraskande är Peder Fredricsons OS-silver ett fint minne för många. Camilla Axelsson visar Fibula på Flyinge. Foto: Yvonne Karlsson.

Fina resultat i OS och paralympics och många fina hästar vid årets bedömningar.
 
   
Här är gotländska profilernas nyårslöften
 
 Helagotland     2016-12-31 kl. 06:00     458 words
 
14 gotländska profiler berättar här om sina nyårslöften. "Det är otroligt svårt, för jag klarar aldrig att hålla dem", säger författaren Anna Jansson. Vad har du för nyårslöfte?

Louise Etzner, paradressyrryttare och paralympicsmedaljör.
 
   
Fann idrottens själ i Våxnäshallen
 
 Nya Wermlands-Tidningen     2016-12-31 kl. 06:00     227 words
 
OS, VM, elitserier och SHL i all ära. Stora bedrifter kan också utföras på betydligt lägre nivå.

För arbetstagare inom daglig verksamhet i Värmland stod det i arrangörens (Parasport Värmland) beskrivning av 17:e upplagan av Solstaspelen i friidrott.
 
   
Dubbla medaljmissarna grämer Ingela Lundbäck
 
 Norrbottens-Kuriren Plus     2016-12-31 kl. 06:00     1245 words
 
Hon kom till Rio de Janeiro och var i sitt livs form. Ändå blev Paralympics en besvikelse för Ingela Lundbäck. Tre månader efter tårarna i Brasilien blickar den nyopererade bordtennisspelaren fyra år framåt mot Tokyo 2020.

Ändå blev Paralympics en besvikelse för Ingela Lundbäck.... Tre månader efter tårarna i Brasilien blickar den nyopererade bordtennisspelaren fyra år framåt mot Tokyo 2020.2012 var Paralympics i London en av hennes karriärs höjdpunkter.
 
   
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Another year of bringing you all your Bromsgrove and Droitwich news
 
 Droitwich Standard     2016-12-31 kl. 08:53     593 words
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IT HAS been another successful 12 months for the Bromsgrove and Droitwich Standard newspapers where we have brought you almost 3,000 news stories across the two towns – even more when you take into account sports, entertainment and special features.

Also in the summer was the two towns’ Paralympic success with Bromsgrove’s Lauren Rowles and Droitwich’s Rebecca Redfern both claiming medals in Rio.
 
   
Andy Murray among sporting stars named in New Year Honours
 
 96.4 Eagle Radio     2016-12-31 kl. 08:45     296 words
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More than 100 Olympians and Paralympians have been included among the 1,197 people on the New Year Honours List. Every gold medallist from the Rio Games who hadn't already been recognised in previous years has been honoured.

More than 100 Olympians and Paralympians have been included among the 1,197 people on the New Year Honours List.... And there are MBEs for Paralympic swimmer Ellie Robinson and Olympic gymnast Max Whitlock.

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Sports thrills and spills of 2016
 
 Citizen.co.za     2016-12-31 kl. 08:38     629 words
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The year 2016 has not been everyone’s cup of tea. From a crippling drought to soaring food prices, everyone has felt the pinch.

South Africa’s Paralympians also shone, raking in 17 medals (seven gold, six silver and four bronze medals) just a few weeks later, with Charl du Toit’s two golds on the track stealing the show.
 
   
Film crew follows UFC champ Mark Weir for past winners documentary
 
 GloucestershireLive.co.uk     2016-12-31 kl. 08:28     483 words
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Ultimate Fighting Champion Mark Weir has had his success made into a documentary by UFC Fight Pass. The crew followed Mark, 49, from Linden for two days to see what the UFC knockout champion is up to since he retired.

Look: The inspiring story of this girl's dream to be a Paralympic legend Mark said:

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The year's most iconic sporting moments
 
 Cape Times     2016-12-31 kl. 08:16     1321 words
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Johannesburg – There were many ups and downs in 2016, but South Africans have an unwavering passion for sport.

September 2016 Just four years after he first learnt how to walk, 14-year-old Ntando Mahlangu stood on a podium in Rio to receive his first Paralympic medal.... Mahlangu claimed silver for Team South Africa in the men’s T42 final at the Rio Paralympic...

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Årets idrottare i länet vill se förändring av begreppen: "Vi ligger fortfarande långt efter"
 
 Länstidningen Östersund Premium     2016-12-31 kl. 08:13     617 words
 
2016 har varit Karl Forsmans år. Han har tagit guld i Rio, tagit studenten och fyllt 20. Nu får nu avsluta året med att tilldelas priset som länets idrottare.

Nu bryter simmaren Karl Forsman trenden och tar hem omröstningen efter guldet i Paralympics. -
 
   
Kazakhstan to strengthen anti-doping measures
 
 Kazinform     2016-12-31 kl. 08:11     384 words
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ASTANA. KAZINFORM Kazakh Ministry of Culture and Sports will introduce a draft law in which it stipulates enhanced anti-doping measures to the Government, Kazinform correspondent reports.

In 2016, a 50-year-old swimmer Zulfiya Gabidullina was the first Kazakh Paralympian to win a gold.... And with the support of the Government and the timely initiative of the Ministry of Culture and Sports in collaboration with the National Paralympic Committee of Kazakhstan, it was decided that medalists of Paralympics...
 
   
Special six pick up New Year's Honours for achievements and service
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2016-12-31 kl. 08:09     100 words
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After years when the number of people in North East Lincolnshire receiving honours was few and far between, today's New Year's Honours list has provided a clutch of medals for deserving locals.

After years when the number of people in North East Lincolnshire receiving honours was few and far between, today's New Year's Honours list has provided a clutch of medals for deserving locals.Paralympic javelin thrower and World Record holder
 
   
A year in photos
 
 Bangkok Post     2016-12-31 kl. 08:02     2392 words
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: Popular actor Tridsadee "Por" Sahawong died five days short of his 38th birthday, after more than two months in a coma brought on by dengue hemorrhagic fever.

T54 Final - in the 2016 Paralympics Games in Rio de Janeiro.... T53 Final - in the 2016 Paralympics Games in Rio de Janeiro.... Bronze medalist Rungroj Thainiyom (right) pose with his table tennis medal in the Men's Singles Class 6 n the 2016 Paralympics...

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Paul, St Fort eye senior success
 
 Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday     2016-12-31 kl. 07:50     726 words
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JUNIOR Sportsman of the Year Nicholas Paul and Junior Sportswoman of the Year Khalifa St Fort were both thankful for a successful 2016, but the athletes are anticipating the new year as they aim to excel at the senior level.

We love representing TT and we hope we do you proud in 2017.” Stewart, who won a gold medal (javelin) and a silver medal (discus) at the Paralympic Games in Rio was happy to get the Sports Personality of the Year Award for the second consecutive

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Andy Murray receives knighthood
 
 HT Syndication     2016-12-31 kl. 07:45     108 words
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The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. London, Dec. 31 -- Tennis superstar Andy Murray has been knighted for his services to the game, media reports said.

Paralympic dressage rider Lee Pearsons name was also present in the Queens New Year Honours list.
 
   
Hits and misses of 2016
 
 TheWeek     2016-12-31 kl. 07:28     982 words
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2016 was, undoubtedly, an year of losses.

Paralympics India won four medals at the Rio Paralympics—two gold and a silver and bronze apiece.... Deepa Malik came second in the women's shotput F53 event at the Paralympics.
 
   
Najib’s wishes Happy New Year to a Malaysians
 
 The Malaysian Times     2016-12-31 kl. 07:24     1243 words
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KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 31: Prime Minister Datuk  Seri Najib Tun Razak today wished all Malaysians a Happy New Year. Below is the full text of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s New Year message, taken from his official website www.najibrazak.com .

This year was, of course, also one in which we were uplifted by the unforgettable performances delivered by Team Malaysia at the summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Red-mitten lovers out of luck this Feb. 12
 
 Whistler Question     2016-12-31 kl. 07:14     595 words
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Does the date Feb. 12 mean anything to you? For anyone who was in Whistler during the 2010 Winter Olympics, it should trigger in your mind as the opening day of the biggest event and spectacle ever to hit our mountain resort.

Then, of course, were the Olympics and Paralympics themselves -a party and festive atmosphere the likes of which Whistler may never see again.
 
   
Sheffield's Jessica Ennis-Hill To Receive Damehood
 
 Capital Radio     2016-12-31 kl. 07:09     1286 words
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:00 The World Champion heptathlete has been named in the New Years Honours List. It comes months after she announced her retirement from the sport after winning Silver at the Olympics in Rio.

each receive an OBE. Kadeena Cox from Leeds, who won 4 medals at the Paralympics in Rio is being awarded with an MBE.  Divers Jack Laugher and Christopher Mears, who train in Leeds, will also receive MBEs after they won Gold in the  3m synchronised...
 
   
Mile to feature top-level athletes
 
 Tasmanian Examiner     2016-12-31 kl. 07:04     443 words
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Today’s Burnie Mile is set to rival the prestigious Burnie Gift in terms of the quality of the field vying for race honours Olympic 1500m representative Ryan Gregson will be one of the stars in action in the Burnie Mile.

The mile could end up being the race of the series with Olympians Ryan Gregson (Scr), Genevieve Lacaze (190) and Zoe Buckman (150), along with Paralympian Deon Kenzie (150) and a host of other top-class athletes vying for the title.

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The Paralympic Team is Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2016
 
 Uncova     2016-12-31 kl. 06:29     236 words
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The editorial board of Y – TV Magazine & Online – has announced its pick for Person of the Year 2016 – and it is the Nigerian Paralympic team The

The Paralympic Team is Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2016.... The editorial board of Y – TV Magazine & Online – has announced its pick for Person of the Year 2016 – and it is the Nigerian Paralympic team The. ...YYNaijacom Person of the Year is in...
 
   
The Paralympic Team is Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2016
 
 Nigeria News Shafaqna     2016-12-31 kl. 06:02     62 words
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The editorial board of Y! – TV, Magazine and#38; Online has announced its pick for Person of the Year 2016 – and it is the Nigerian Paralympic team. The Y!/YNaija.

The Paralympic Team is Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2016.... The editorial board of Y! – TV, Magazine and#38; Online has announced its pick for Person of the Year 2016 – and it is the Nigerian Paralympic team.

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Här är gotländska profilernas nyårslöften
 
 Helagotland     2016-12-31 kl. 06:00     458 words
 
14 gotländska profiler berättar här om sina nyårslöften. "Det är otroligt svårt, för jag klarar aldrig att hålla dem", säger författaren Anna Jansson. Vad har du för nyårslöfte?

Louise Etzner, paradressyrryttare och paralympicsmedaljör.
 
   
Dubbla medaljmissarna grämer Ingela Lundbäck
 
 Norrbottens-Kuriren Plus     2016-12-31 kl. 06:00     1245 words
 
Hon kom till Rio de Janeiro och var i sitt livs form. Ändå blev Paralympics en besvikelse för Ingela Lundbäck. Tre månader efter tårarna i Brasilien blickar den nyopererade bordtennisspelaren fyra år framåt mot Tokyo 2020.

Ändå blev Paralympics en besvikelse för Ingela Lundbäck.... Tre månader efter tårarna i Brasilien blickar den nyopererade bordtennisspelaren fyra år framåt mot Tokyo 2020.2012 var Paralympics i London en av hennes karriärs höjdpunkter.
 
   
A bankruptcy battle and clearing clutter: New year's resolutions of Hull's famous faces
 
 Hull Daily Mail     2016-12-31 kl. 05:54     1280 words
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Making a new year's resolution is an annual tradition so we've asked local personalities to share theirs.

For example, here is a conversation I had about a month ago: "'How was it performing at the Paralympics in Rio, Cal?'

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Vi?t Nam’s top ten domestic events in 2016
 
 Viet Nam News     2016-12-31 kl. 05:43     940 words
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The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has selected Vi?t Nam’s 10 most outstanding events of 2016 as follows:  1. The 12th National Party Congress.

Vi?t Nam’s athletes inspire at Olympics and Paralympics....   At the Rio Olympics 2016 in Brazil, shooter Hoàng Xuân Vinh won the first-ever Olympics gold medal for Vi?t Nam after claiming the men’s 10m air pistol title and a silver medal in the men’s 50m air pistol.  At the Paralympics...
 
   
2016 saw several Indian women breaking the glass ceiling
 
 Press Trust of India     2016-12-31 kl. 05:42     414 words
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By Nivedita Singh New Delhi, Dec 31 (PTI) Several Indian women made their way into the record books in 2016 with awe-inspiring feats be it in the field of defence, politics or sports.

Deepa Malik became the first Indian woman athlete to win a medal at the Rio Paralympics where she bagged a silver medal in shot-put event.

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Business Standard India (web) - Deccan Chronicle (web) - Siasat Daily (web) - Economic Times (web) - Economic Times (web) - Siasat Daily (web) - Business Standard India (web)
 
   
Arise ‘Sir Andy’, ‘Sir Mo’ as Murray, Farah knighted
 
 Daily Mirror Sri Lanka     2016-12-31 kl. 05:36     616 words
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AFP  Published : 8:38 am  December 31, 2016 | No comments so far |   |  Wimbledon champion Andy Murray and Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah will each receive a knighthood in the New Year Honours.

The decorated Paralympian already held the MBE, OBE and CBE for services to equestrianism and to disabled sport.
 
   
Sporting stars honoured in New Year list
 
 Heart     2016-12-31 kl. 05:33     35 words
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30th December 2016, 17:50 More than 100 Olympians and Paralympians have been included among the 1,197 people on the New Year Honours List.

30th December 2016, 17:50 More than 100 Olympians and Paralympians have been included among the 1,197 people on the New Year Honours List.179164 140409 204701 213633 39 text/html; charset=UTF-8.
 
   
Walcott, Ahyee—TTOC best for 2016
 
 Trinidad Guardian     2016-12-31 kl. 05:16     723 words
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Javelin bronze medallist at the Rio 2016 Olympics Keshorn Walcott copped the T&T Olympic Committee (TTOC) Sportsman of the Year crown, at the 19th annual awards ceremony on Thursday night at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Port-of-Spain.

Stewart, 24, who is from Tobago, broke his own world record twice en route to Rio 2016 Paralympic gold in the javelin event.
 
   
Much to cheer about in 2016
 
 New Straits Times     2016-12-31 kl. 05:16     526 words
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MALAYSIA’S Paralympians held the country enthralled when they came home with a haul of three golds and one bronze. That was mid-2016. A little earlier, the Rio summer Olympics gave Malaysian Olympians four silvers and a bronze.

MALAYSIA’S Paralympians held the country enthralled when they came home with a haul of three golds and one bronze.
 
   
Andy Murray and Mo Farah receive knighthoods in New Year Honours
 
 Equilibrio Informativo     2016-12-31 kl. 04:54     411 words
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Olympic athlete Mo Farah and world tennis number one Andy Murray have been knighted in Queen Elizabeth's New Year's Honours List.

Olympic athlete Mo Farah and world tennis number one Andy Murray have been knighted in Queen Elizabeth's New Year's Honours List.Over 100 British stars of the Rio Olympics and Paralympics are to be recognized for their unprecedented success in the
 
   
Keshorn and Ahye claim main honours
 
 Trinidad Express     2016-12-31 kl. 04:40     751 words
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Track and field athletes Keshorn Walcott and Michelle-Lee Ahye were named the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee’s Sportsman and Sportswoman of the

This year’s awards were once again dominated by track and field athletes; aside from javelin thrower Walcott and sprinter Ahye, teenaged sprinter Khalifa St Fort and world record-breaking Paralympian field athlete Akeem Stewart were named the
 
   
The top-10 sports venues on the Sunshine Coast
 
 Sunshine Coast Daily     2016-12-31 kl. 04:33     1617 words
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MULTI-SPORT: The Sunshine Coast has a growing reputation as a sports hub, with great facilities on offer. There are first-class footy grounds, cricket fields, swimming pools, basketball stadiums and running tracks.

The 50m swimming pool is home is home to one of the best clubs in the country, with a trio of Olympians, a host of Paralympians and respected coaches.

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Team GB Paralympian born without legs now plans to battle able-bodied
 
 Daily Mail     2016-12-31 kl. 04:21     43 words
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31.12.2016 00:38:00 This year Ali Jawad, who moved to London when he was six months old, overcame huge adversity to pick up a silver medal at the Paralympic games, briefly holding the competition's powerlifting record.

Team GB Paralympian born without legs now plans to battle able-bodied. ...athletes.31.12.2016 00:38:00 This year Ali Jawad, who moved to London when he was six months old, overcame huge adversity to pick up a silver medal at the Paralympic games,
 
   
Ondaatje, Kaspi, Ignatieff among 100 Order of Canada honorees
 
 DailyMe.Com     2016-12-31 kl. 04:20     82 words
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If the newest Order of Canada appointments reveal anything, it is that there is more than one way to make Canada a better place. You can be a comedian or a cardiologist, a Paralympian or an advocate for the homeless.

You can be a comedian or a cardiologist, a Paralympian or an advocate for the homeless.Former federal party leaders can make a difference, and so can Inuit throat singers.
 
   
Laura and Jason Kenny awarded CBEs in New Year's Honours list
 
 Cycling Weekly     2016-12-31 kl. 04:03     107 words
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Brian Robinson, Ed Clancy, and Owain Doull also among those awarded gongs

Jason Kenny and Laura Trott, Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Watson) Away from the current crop of Olympic and Paralympic riders, there is an MBE for Brian Robinson, the first British rider to win a stage of the Tour de France.
 
   
BPA responds to the New Years Honours list
 
 British Paralympic Association     2016-12-31 kl. 04:00     594 words
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5 hours ago The British Paralympic Association (BPA) are delighted that so many of ParalympicsGB’s gold medallists have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list in this outstanding year for British sport.

5 hours ago The British Paralympic Association (BPA) are delighted that so many of ParalympicsGB’s gold medallists have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list in this outstanding year for British sport.We are particularly
 
   
Arise Sir Mo Farah and Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill
 
 British Athletics     2016-12-31 kl. 03:45     447 words
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30th December 2016   British Athletics superstars Mo Farah (coach: Alberto Salazar) and Jessica Ennis-Hill (Toni Minichiello) headlined The New Year’s Honours List published on Saturday 31 December.

Britain's Paralympic heroes have also been rewarded for their success in Rio with Hollie Arnold (David Parker), Paul Blake (Rob Ellchuk), Jo Butterfield (Phil Peat/Shona Malcolm), Libby Clegg (Joe McDonnell), Kadeena Cox (Brian Scobie), Sophie Hahn
 
   
Vale residents handed MBEs in New Year's Honours
 
 Evesham Observer     2016-12-31 kl. 03:36     170 words
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EVESHAM residents are among those who feature in the New Year’s Honours list to mark the end of 2016.

A host of Paralympians also receive honours, including 11-times gold medallist dressage rider Lee Pearson who receives a knighthood.
 
   
Liam's life in sport
 
 Drogheda Independent     2016-12-31 kl. 03:33     1090 words
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As a Termonfeckin man, Liam Harbison prepares to leave his job as the driving force behind the Paralympics movement in Ireland to take up a new job at

As a Termonfeckin man, Liam Harbison prepares to leave his job as the driving force behind the Paralympics movement in Ireland to take up a new job at. ...the helm of the Sport Ireland Institute, he took time out to reflect on how far Paralympic
 
   
Beehive State sports year in review: 2016 was definitely 'the year of coming close'
 
 Deseret Morning News     2016-12-31 kl. 03:31     3283 words
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There's something special about every year of your life. And, let's face it, some years are just more special than others. Maybe it's the year you graduated from high school or college that's most memorable.

Paralympic Games Former Davis High School and Weber State track and field athlete David Blair, who hadn't competed in 16 years before learning last year that he was eligible to compete in the World Paralympic Games, won a gold medal in the discus
 
   
Newspaper headlines: Honours, or rewards for cronies, papers ask
 
 BBC     2016-12-31 kl. 03:30     259 words
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By UK staff BBC News 31 December 2016 Share Email Facebook Messenger Messenger Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp LinkedIn Image caption Prime Minister

The newspapers says the list is "full of heroes", adding 110 Olympic and Paralympic stars feature, including Mo Farah, Andy Murray and Jessica Ennis-Hill.
 
   
Indian women in 2016: Incredible courage, fortitude, willpower and gumption defined the year
 
 DNA India     2016-12-31 kl. 03:28     1002 words
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Women and sport Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmakar, Deepa Malik, Geeta Phogat, PV Sindhu, Sania Mirza and many others grabbed headlines for achievements, records and Olympic medals.

Deepa Malik gave us goosebumps by becoming the first Indian woman to win a medal in Paralympic Games and won a silver medal at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in the shot put. “I have made it…I have been so vocal in the last seven-eight years since
 
   
6 things to watch for at the 2017 Rose Parade
 
 Pasadena Star News     2016-12-31 kl. 03:15     992 words
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PASADENA>> While Rose Parade floats don’t drive faster than 5 mph (often slower), there is so much to see at the parade that it can, at times, seem like everything happens too fast. Beginning at 8 a.m.

The three represent the Los?Angeles 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid committee working to bring the games back to Los?Angeles in 2024.... Elsewhere in the parade, the city of Los Angeles’ float, “Follow the Sun,” also supports the city’s Olympic bid, with Olympians and Paralympians...

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Vinh voted best athlete of 2016
 
 Viet Nam News     2016-12-31 kl. 03:06     590 words
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Viet Nam News HÀ N?I — Hundreds of Vietnamese journalists in three cities yesterday voted for markman Hoàng Xuân Vinh as the best player of 2016 due to his successful achievements during the year.

Like Vinh, Công brought home the first ever gold medal for the Paralympics team from Brazil.... Swimmer Võ Thanh Tùng took second position thanks to his silver medal at the Rio Games, while Cao Ng?c Hùng, who earned a Paralympic bronze in men’s javelin...
 
   
UK's first Tour de France stage winner gonged in New Year's Honours
 
 Bike Biz     2016-12-31 kl. 02:57     362 words
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Brian Robinson, Britain's first Tour de France stage winner, has been awarded the Order of the British Empire in the New Year's Honours list , one of eighteen current and former sport cyclists to be gonged.

Ed Clancy, who won gold in Beijing, London and Rio, has been given an OBE, as has Jody Cundy for his service to cycling and swimming, having won a total of seven Paralympic gold medals so far in his career.... Olympic gold medallists Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker and Owain Doull along with Paralympic...
 
   
How India Fared in 2016
 
 Navhind Times     2016-12-31 kl. 02:54     1078 words
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BINAYAK DATTA Tagore’s works are not only literature, they are in my views, reflections of the state of your mind. “Life is a set of arrivals and exits put together, some of these we wanted dearly; others came upon us, by themselves,” he wrote.

youngsters were able to decisively win silvers and bronzes at the Olympics and the Paralympics.
 
   
New Year Honours: Wales coach Chris Coleman set to receive OBE in
 
 The Independent     2016-12-31 kl. 02:49     441 words
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The 46-year-old guided Wales to the semi-finals of Euro 2016 in what was their first appearance at a major competitive tournament since the 1958 World Cup

Coleman joins a long list of high-profile sporting figures set to receive an OBE, including Olympic boxer Nicola Adams, who successfully defended her flyweight title in Rio, cyclist Ed Clancy, part of the victorious team pursuit, and Paralympian
 
   
Peterborough Paralympic rowing champion given MBE
 
 Peterborough Today     2016-12-31 kl. 02:43     16 words
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NEW YEAR'S HONOURS: Cycling star Jody Cundy given OBE after Rio glory
 
 Peterborough Today     2016-12-31 kl. 02:43     26 words
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Jody Cundy has been given an OBE following his double gold triumph at the Rio Paralympics

Jody Cundy has been given an OBE following his double gold triumph at the Rio Paralympics.
 
   
Local names on New Year Honours List
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2016-12-31 kl. 02:39     97 words
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TWO Olympians, a Paralympian, an acclaimed actor and charity volunteer are among the local names on the Queen’s New Year Honours List. Show jumper Nick Skelton from Alcester and actor Tim Pigott-Smith from Stratford are made CBE.

TWO Olympians, a Paralympian, an acclaimed actor and charity volunteer are among the local names on the Queen’s New Year Honours List.... Show jumper Nick Skelton from Alcester and actor Tim Pigott-Smith from Stratford are made CBE.Rower Matt Gotrel from Chipping Campden and Paralympic...

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Scott Sinclair: 'I came to Celtic for a reason. I've earned a lot but I
 
 Mail Online     2016-12-31 kl. 02:38     1639 words
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Celtic forward Scott Sinclair has already experienced plenty during his career

He forms a mutual supporters' club with his brother Martin, who has cerebral palsy and plays for Team GB in the Paralympics.... 'He is in the Hall of Fame for Paralympian players,' says Sinclair, who played for Team GB at the London Olympics in 2012.

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The year in sports
 
 Free Malaysia Today     2016-12-31 kl. 02:35     751 words
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As 2016 comes to a close, we look back at some stories that inspired us as well as some that gave us the blues. PETALING JAYA: The past year has been one of mixed fortunes in the world of sports.

1. Paralympians now the gold standard Malaysia’s first ever gold medal was achieved in Rio, but not at the Olympics.... Instead it came at the Paralympics.... Our paralympians brought home three gold medals and a bronze in September.
 
   
Paralympic swimmer Benoî?t Huot named to Order of Canada
 
 NewsR.in     2016-12-31 kl. 02:31     33 words
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Benoî?t Huot, a nine-time Paralympic gold medallist, was named to the Order of Canada on Friday. The award was established in 1967 and is one of Canada's highest civilian honours.

Paralympic swimmer Benoî?t Huot named to Order of Canada.... Benoî?t Huot, a nine-time Paralympic gold medallist, was named to the Order of Canada on Friday.

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Gongs are wrong for sport stars
 
 Unlimited Magazine     2016-12-31 kl. 02:26     618 words
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OPINION: Let's ditch New Year Honours for sportspeople. The 2017 lists again sees a host of New Zealand's top sports performers being honoured for their services to sport.

There were four Paralympians on the 2017 list and I could have my arm twisted on the validity of their honours - that a large part of what they do is designed to make them - ugh, hit me now, "role models" - for people with a disability.

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OPINION: New Zealand's sports stars shouldn't get New Year Honours
 
 Unlimited Magazine     2016-12-31 kl. 02:24     618 words
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OPINION: Let's ditch New Year Honours for sportspeople. The 2017 lists again sees a host of New Zealand's top sports performers being honoured for their services to sport.

There were four Paralympians on the 2017 list and I could have my arm twisted on the validity of their honours - that a large part of what they do is designed to make them - ugh, hit me now, "role models" - for people with a disability.

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After the eating and drinking comes the reading
 
 Morning Star     2016-12-31 kl. 02:19     1712 words
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Dec 2016 Saturday 31st posted by Morning Star in Sport

The Impact of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games edited by Kevin Dixon and Tom Gibbons details the significance, or otherwise, of such Olympian success by looking back to the previous “home” Games and their meaning now.

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OPINION: New Zealand's sports stars shouldn't get New Year's Honours
 
 Unlimited Magazine     2016-12-31 kl. 02:14     619 words
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OPINION: Let's ditch New Year's Honours for sportspeople. The 2017 lists again sees a host of New Zealand's top sports performers being honoured for their services to sport.

There were four Paralympians on the 2017 list and I could have my arm twisted on the validity of their honours - that a large part of what they do is designed to make them - ugh, hit me now, "role models" - for people with a disability.

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Milestone work sees Jan handed New Year's Honour
 
 Worcester Observer     2016-12-31 kl. 02:13     282 words
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A WORCESTER resident has been honoured for her dedication to local heritage with a British Empire Medal (BEM) in the New Year’s Honours.

A host of Paralympians also receive honours, including 11-times gold medallist dressage rider Lee Pearson who receives a knighthood.
 
   
Paralympic swimmer Benoî?t Huot named to Order of Canada
 
 CBC     2016-12-31 kl. 02:12     325 words
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32-year-old has won 20 Paralympic medals The awards continue to pour in for Canadian Paralympian and parasport ambassador Benoî?t Huot. On Friday, the nine-time Paralympic gold medallist was named to the Order of Canada.

Paralympic swimmer Benoî?t Huot named to Order of Canada.... 32-year-old has won 20 Paralympic medals The awards continue to pour in for Canadian Paralympian and parasport ambassador Benoî?t Huot.... On Friday, the nine-time Paralympic gold medallist was...
 
   
New Year Honours in Cambridgeshire
 
 ITV     2016-12-31 kl. 02:12     154 words
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A world-class percussionist, several university professors, a Paralympic cyclist and a glaciologist from Cambridgeshire have been rewarded in the New Year honours.

A world-class percussionist, several university professors, a Paralympic cyclist and a glaciologist from Cambridgeshire have been rewarded in the New Year honours.is the world's premiere solo percussionist and has been made a Companion of Honour.
 
   
New Year Honours in Northamptonshire
 
 ITV     2016-12-31 kl. 02:12     33 words
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Paralympic swimmer Ellie Robinson is among the people given awards in Northamptonshire and surrounding area in the Queen's New Year's Honours.

Paralympic swimmer Ellie Robinson is among the people given awards in Northamptonshire and surrounding area in the Queen's New Year's Honours.247282 58510 273916 3973 12712 text/html; charset=utf-8.
 
   
Farah and Murray knighted in New Year's Honours List
 
 Solonews.net     2016-12-31 kl. 02:00     356 words
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A source close to the tennis star said: "That will make him feel uncomfortable".

A tenth of all honours went to medallists from the Olympics and Paralympics, after Britain came second in the medals table for both games.... 11-times Paralympic gold medalist equestrian rider Lee Pearson also gets a knighthood and rower Katherine...
 
   
Northern Ireland football manager Michael O'Neill and Paralympic gold medallist... Northern Ireland
 
 Shortwave IT!     2016-12-31 kl. 01:58     56 words
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O'Neill, who guided the international team to its first ever European Championships in the summer, was awarded an MBE for services to football and the

Northern Ireland football manager Michael O'Neill and Paralympic gold medallist......Paralympics in Brazil, received the same award for services to swimming. < Prev   Next >.
 
   
Chris Coleman a Bryn Terfel yn cael eu hanrhydeddu
 
 BBC     2016-12-31 kl. 01:55     633 words
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30 Rhagfyr 2016 Mae rheolwr tîm pêl-droed Cymru, Chris Coleman, a'r canwr Bryn Terfel ymysg y Cymry ar restr Anrhydeddau'r Flwyddyn Newydd gan y Frenhines.

Anrhydeddu Trefor Lloyd Hughes am ei wasanaeth Mae anrhydeddau MBE i'r chwaraewr tenis bwrdd Paralympaidd, Robert Davies, y nofiwr Paralympaidd, Aaron Moores, a hefyd Hannah Mills, enillodd fedal aur yn y gystadleuaeth hwylio yng Ngemau Olympaidd
 
   
Mike Stanley Awarded CNZM, Dame Valerie Honoured
 
 New Zealand Olympic Committee     2016-12-31 kl. 01:47     662 words
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Leading New Zealand sports administrator and current President of the New Zealand Olympic Committee, Mike Stanley has today been awarded the Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit.

I also congratulate Olympic hockey player Phil Burrows and the Rio Paralympic Athletes who were so deservedly honoured today also. “Finally, my warmest congratulations and thanks to David Howman, honoured for his commitment to the fight against
 
   
Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis-Hill lead list of sporting stars to be
 
 Daily Mail     2016-12-31 kl. 01:29     638 words
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Mo Farah, 33, will be rewarded after retaining his Olympic titles from 2012 in Rio

Jessica Ennis-Hill, 30, will become a Dame after calling time on a stellar career GB's most decorated female Olympian Katherine Grainger awarded a damehood Paralympian Lee Pearson also becomes a knight for services to equestrianism David Kent for

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Kate Horan 'proud' to share news of New Year's Honour with deceased mum
 
 New Zealand Herald     2016-12-31 kl. 01:27     42 words
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An emotional Kate Horan was thrilled to share the news of her New Year's Honour with mother Val before she passed away earlier this month.The Paralympic cycling star became a Member of the NZ Order of Merit today, alongside Rio...

An emotional Kate Horan was thrilled to share the news of her New Year's Honour with mother Val before she passed away earlier this month.The Paralympic cycling star became a Member of the NZ Order of Merit today, alongside Rio...
 
   
Reading stalwarts recognised in New Years honours list 2017
 
 Solonews.net     2016-12-31 kl. 01:23     205 words
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COMMUNITY champions, a Paralympic rower, and a university academic are amongst Reading's heroes honoured in the Queen's New Years honours list. The trust owns the school site and works to enhance public education.

COMMUNITY champions, a Paralympic rower, and a university academic are amongst Reading's heroes honoured in the Queen's New Years honours list.
 
   
Moments we won’t forget from 2016 – July to December
 
 ZoBo.co.za     2016-12-31 kl. 01:20     37 words
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In South Africa Paralympian Oscar Pistorius – initially convicted of manslaughter – is sentenced to six years in jail for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Greyhound trainers are shell-shocked by NSW Premier Mike Baird’s explosive ......

In South Africa Paralympian Oscar Pistorius – initially convicted of manslaughter – is sentenced to six years in jail for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
 
   
Community boxing coach gets Empire medal
 
 BBC     2016-12-31 kl. 01:17     299 words
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A Nottingham boxing coach who won the BBC's Unsung Hero award has been named in the New Year Honours. Marcellus Baz has been awarded the British Empire Medal for services to youth boxing and the community.

Timothy Reddish, chair of the British Paralympic Association, has been appointed CBE for services to sport.... However in his subsequent 13 year international swimming career, he competed in three Paralympic Games, three World and five European...

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Nothing like a dame! Rower Katherine Grainger honoured but ‘will not use title’
 
 The National     2016-12-31 kl. 01:07     599 words
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SHE is the first Scottish sportswoman to be so honoured, but Scotland’s newest dame, Katherine Grainger, is unlikely to use her title, according to her parents.

Her damehood is the top honour of seven awarded to Scottish Olympians and Paralympians at the end of this Olympic year.... Registered blind sprinter Libby Clegg and her running partner Chris Clarke, cyclist Katie Archibald, parasport thrower Jo Butterfield, paralympic...
 
   
Paralympian Lee Pearson is to be knighted as part of the Queen's New Years
 
 Leek Post & Times     2016-12-31 kl. 01:06     1224 words
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By| Posted: December 30, 2016 Lee, who was brought up in Cheddleton, told the Post & Times: "It's very surreal and I can't quite get my head around it the enormity of it.

Paralympian Lee Pearson is to be knighted as part of the Queen's New Years. ...Honours list.By| Posted:... "I have been very fortunate in my life to be able to pursue my passion and love of horses and to follow this as a professional career for many years and compete in the last five Paralympic...
 
   
A look back at the 2016 year in local sports
 
 My Valley News     2016-12-31 kl. 01:05     6779 words
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It was a great year in sports for parents, athletes, teams, coaches, players and fans from Southwest Riverside County and whether it was championship

Temecula native Jason Reyes took home two medals in the Department of Defense Warriors Games, a Paralympics-type event held in West Point, New York, which is designed to showcase the resilient spirit of our nations wounded, ill and injured service
 
   
Scout leader and campaigner named in honours list
 
 Leigh Observer     2016-12-31 kl. 01:03     657 words
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Muriel Freestone, 90, who will mark six decades of scouting work next month, received the MBE Muriel has been working with scouts in Wyre for 30 years and is currently vice president of the group and chairman of the Live Wyre Gang Show.

Thirteen people - including Preston Paralympic champion Stephanie Slater, academics, community heroes and business heavyweights - have appeared alongside celebrities such as Ken Dodd.... The 25-year-old became Paralympic champion and silver medallist at...
 
   
Paralympic champion awarded MBE
 
 BBC     2016-12-31 kl. 01:02     219 words
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Paralympic gold medallist Rob Davies has become an MBE in the New Year Honours list. The 32-year-old, from Brecon, Powys, was crowned table tennis champion in Rio in September and was rewarded for his services to the sport.

Paralympic champion awarded MBE.... Paralympic gold medallist Rob Davies has become an MBE in the New Year Honours list.

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2016 Swammy Awards: Male Paralympic Swimmer of the Year
 
 SwimSwam     2016-12-31 kl. 01:02     313 words
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To see all of our 2016 Swammy Awards presented by TYR, click here 2016 Male Paralympic Swimmer of the Year: Ihar Boki Belarus’s  Ihar Boki   swam

2016 Swammy Awards: Male Paralympic Swimmer of the Year.... To see all of our 2016 Swammy Awards presented by TYR, click here 2016 Male Paralympic Swimmer of the Year:... Ihar Boki Belarus’s  Ihar Boki   swam. ...his way to the highest gold medal total of any Paralympic...
 
   
The most unforgettable moments of 2016
 
 Perth Now     2016-12-31 kl. 01:01     2540 words
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Today it does, concluding a year of perhaps more sad and unsettling events than happy ones. So another wild ride on the rollercoaster of life, though with seemingly more nosedives than dizzying, happy heights.

In South Africa Paralympian Oscar Pistorius – initially convicted of manslaughter – is sentenced to six years in jail for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
 
   
Andy Murray and Mo Farah lead sports stars in New Year's Honour List
 
 International Business Times UK     2016-12-31 kl. 00:54     682 words
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Andy Murray and Mo Farah are to receive knighthoods, while 100 Rio Olympic athletes are to be honoured. Andy Murray is to become "Sir Andy" after it was announced he is included in the New Year's Honour list.

Over 100 British stars of the Rio Olympics and Paralympics are to be recognized for their unprecedented success in the 2016 games, after Team GB bagged 91 gold medals.... And there are MBEs for Paralympic swimmer Ellie Robinson and Olympic gymnast Max...

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Olympic diver on New Year Honours list
 
 BBC     2016-12-31 kl. 00:53     173 words
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Olympic champion Jack Laugher is among those in North Yorkshire recognised in the New Year Honours list. The 21-year-old has been awarded an MBE for services to diving, along with his diving partner Chris Mears.

Paralympic rower Laurence Whiteley and classical singer Iestyn Davies are also honoured with MBEs.

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Wales boss Chris Coleman among recipients on New Years Honours List
 
 Llanelli Star     2016-12-31 kl. 00:48     542 words
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Comments (0) SOUTH West Wales features heavily in the New Year's Honours List with figures from all areas of the community being recognised for outstanding contributions.

Volunteer Coastguard Officer at HM Coastguard Mumbles Anthony Parfitt for services to maritime safety, Swansea-based Paralympian Aaron Moores for services to swimming and Swansea Prison officer Richard Owen for his services to prisoners and

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Jessica Ennis-Hill made a dame in New Year Honours list
 
 BBC     2016-12-31 kl. 00:47     200 words
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30 December 2016 From the section Sheffield & South Yorkshire Image copyright PA Image caption Ennis-Hill has been honoured for her services to athletics Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill has been made a dame in the New Year Honours list.

Paralympic gold medallists Grace Clough and Will Bayley have both been honoured with MBEs.

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Gay Paralympian who said he’s willing to go to prison for opposing anti-LGBT laws to be knighted
 
 Pink News     2016-12-31 kl. 00:47     273 words
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The Queen’s New Year’s Honours list is to recognise out gay Paralympian Lee Pearson. He is to become Sir Lee Pearson, having been awarded a knighthood in the list. The dressage competitor has 11 gold medals from competing in the games.

Gay Paralympian who said he’s willing to go to prison for opposing anti-LGBT laws to be knighted.... The Queen’s New Year’s Honours list is to recognise out gay Paralympian Lee Pearson.... Over the course of his career he has won 30 gold medals at European, World and Paralympic...
 
   
Locals named in Queen's New Year's honours
 
 Henley Standard     2016-12-31 kl. 00:39     557 words
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Published 30/12/16 FOUR rowers and a standard bearer for the Royal British Legion from the Henley area have been recognised in the New Year's Honours list.

Paralympic rower James Fox, 24, who lives in Henley, was also made an MBE.

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Paralympic gold swimmer Matt Wylie joins crime commissioner and health czar
 
 Sunderland Echo     2016-12-31 kl. 00:37     42 words
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Vera Baird QC, who has been made a Dame in the New Years Honours list.

Paralympic...
 
   
Northern Ireland team manager Michael O
 
 Belfast Telegraph     2016-12-31 kl. 00:30     106 words
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Northern Ireland football manager Michael O'Neill and Paralympic gold medallist Bethany Firth among locals receiving New Years Honours from the Queen

Northern Ireland football manager Michael O'Neill and Paralympic gold medallist Bethany Firth among locals receiving New Years Honours from the Queen.... By David Young, Press Association 30/12/2016 Paralympic gold medallist Bethany Firth has been...
 
   
BREAKING NEWS: Northamptons Paralympic champ Ellie Robinson among youngest-ever MBE recipients
 
 Northamptonshire Telegraph     2016-12-31 kl. 00:28     1027 words
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The Great Houghton teenager, who only got into swimming four years ago, has been awarded an MBE aged just 15 - just two years older than the youngest-ever recipient.

BREAKING NEWS: Northamptons Paralympic champ Ellie Robinson among youngest-ever MBE recipients.... Ellie shot to international fame in September when millions of TV viewers watched her win butterfly gold at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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2016 was laden with success stories
 
 Uganda Daily Monitor     2016-12-31 kl. 00:26     863 words
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KAMPALA. In a country where yearly reviews have featured more scandals than the word, 2016 – despite its misgivings in other spheres of life - will pass as one that registered more satisfaction than indignities.

David Emong, 26, stunned a nation that was still recovering from a no-show at the Olympics by winning Uganda’s first-ever Paralympic medal – silver – in the men’s T46 1500m final at the Olympic Stadium in Engenhão.
 
   
Peaty receives New Year Honours
 
 BBC     2016-12-31 kl. 00:24     281 words
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From the section Stoke & Staffordshire Image caption Lee Pearson has been knighted and Adam Peaty has become a Member of the British Empire Sporting stars Lee Pearson and Adam Peaty have been recognised in the New Year Honours list.

At this year's Paralympic Games, Pearson added gold from the individual freestyle grade Ib and silver in dressage to his golds in Beijing and London.... Image copyright Image caption Lee Pearson has won 10 Paralympic gold medals Also honoured are Drayton...

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Malaysians who shone bright in 2016
 
 Malay Mail     2016-12-31 kl. 00:18     1219 words
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Mohamad Ridzuan Mohamad Puzi of Malaysia celebrates after winning the Rio Paralympics gold medal in the men's 100m in Rio de Janeiro September 10, 2016. — Reuters pic KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 31 ? Who will soon forget 2016?

Mohamad Ridzuan Mohamad Puzi of Malaysia celebrates after winning the Rio Paralympics gold medal in the men's 100m in Rio de Janeiro September 10, 2016. — Reuters pic KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 31 ? Who will soon forget 2016?The popular sentiment is that

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The nice things that happened in 2016 in Singapore
 
 Electric New Paper     2016-12-31 kl. 00:18     801 words
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Fed up of people "crying on the Internet" over how horrible 2016 has been, a British man took to Facebook to remind people of the good things that happened this year.

PARALYMPIC PRIDE Swimmers Yip Pin Xiu (left), 24, and Theresa Goh, 29, ran a historic Paralymic campaign.... Yip became the first Singaporean to win multiple gold medals at the Paralympic Games, winning two gold medals with world-record swims in the 50m...

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New Year's Honours: Shropshire and Mid Wales people recognised
 
 Market Drayton Advertiser     2016-12-31 kl. 00:18     1524 words
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A former Shropshire GP who helped transform the way patients are treated in their final months has been appointed an OBE in the New Year's Honours.

others. “He does feel very passionate about the work that he does. “He says that as long as he can still do things, he will do.” Meanwhile, four years ago Paralympic double gold medallist archerhad never even fired an arrow.

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Test Match Special's Jonathan Agnew appointed MBE
 
 BBC     2016-12-31 kl. 00:17     402 words
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From the section Leicester Image copyright Image caption Jonathan Agnew was a bowler for Leicestershire before pursuing his broadcasting career

Image copyright LOCOG Image caption Claire Lomas, from Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire, lit the cauldron to launch the Paralympic torch relay in 2012 Claire Lomas, who completed the London Marathon in a robotic suit, is also among Leicestershire's
 
   
Queen’s New Year Honours list announced
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2016-12-31 kl. 00:16     95 words
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0 Have your say First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has congratulated all those included in the Queen’s New Year Honours list, including the 98 Scottish recipients.

Five Olympic and Paralympic medallists will also become Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE).
 
   
New Year Honours for gold medallists
 
 BBC     2016-12-31 kl. 00:15     212 words
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Rio Paralympics gold medallist swimmers Sascha Kindred and Claire Cashmore have been recognised in the Queen's New Year Honours list.

Rio Paralympics gold medallist swimmers Sascha Kindred and Claire Cashmore have been recognised in the Queen's New Year Honours list.Kindred, from Herefordshire, becomes a CBE, and Cashmore, from Redditch, Worcestershire, has been appointed MBE,

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BREAKING NEWS: Northampton's Paralympic champ Ellie Robinson among
 
 Northampton Chronicle & Echo     2016-12-31 kl. 00:14     27 words
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Ellie pictured today at Moulton College with her Paralympics coach Andy Sharp

BREAKING NEWS: Northampton's Paralympic champ Ellie Robinson among. ...youngest-ever MBE recipients.Ellie pictured today at Moulton College with her Paralympics coach Andy Sharp.

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BREAKING NEWS: Northampton's Paralympic champ Ellie Robinson among youngest-ever MBE recipients
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2016-12-31 kl. 00:11     111 words
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Northampton schoolgirl Ellie Robinson has completed the most amazing year of her life with a New Year Honour from the Queen.

BREAKING NEWS: Northampton's Paralympic champ Ellie Robinson among youngest-ever MBE recipients.
 
   
21 kick-ass women who've been honoured in the New Years Honours List 2016
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2016-12-31 kl. 00:07     786 words
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As this year’s New Year’s Honours List is announced, we take a look at the achievements of some extraordinary women who are being recognised for their services. Yep, these 20 kick ass ladies really show off what our nation has to offer. 1 & 2.

Kick ass for: Claiming a gold medal at the Paralympics at the incredible age of just 15.

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YEP Says: Honouring all? Where are the unsung heroes?
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2016-12-31 kl. 00:07     101 words
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THE New Year honours were always going to be dominated by Team GB’s Olympic and Paralympic heroes – and this is reflected by Leed’s very own golden girl Nicola Adams being made an OBE and Kadeena Cox, an MBE.

YEP Says: Honouring all? Where are the unsung heroes?THE New Year honours were always going to be dominated by Team GB’s Olympic and Paralympic heroes – and this is reflected by Leed’s very own golden girl Nicola Adams being made an OBE and Kadeena...
 
   
Gongs for Leeds’s Rio heroes in New Year’s Honours list
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2016-12-31 kl. 00:07     106 words
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Five of Leeds’s Rio 2016 heroes have been handed MBEs in the New Year’s Honours list today, while double Olympic Champion Nicola Adams crowned a triumphant year with an OBE for services to boxing.

athletics during the Paralympics and was the flag-bearer at the closing ceremony in September, was among those to receive an MBE.... Jack Laugher and Chris Mears, who together won Britain’s first ever gold medal in diving, were also honoured, along with gold-medal winning rower Paul Bennett and Adam Duggleby, who won two Paralympic...
 
   
‘Stop’ and ‘Slow’ to go bilingual in pre-Olympics road sign revamp
 
 Asahi.com     2016-12-31 kl. 00:04     345 words
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English translations are to be added to two major road signs in Japan to prevent traffic accidents caused by non-Japanese drivers.

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New Year Honours List: MBEs for Rio 2016 stars Steph Slater and Scott Durant
 
 BBC     2016-12-31 kl. 00:03     356 words
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30 December 2016 From the section Lancashire Image copyright Image caption Steph Slater and Scott Durant both won gold at Rio 2016 Two of the stars of Rio 2016 from Lancashire have been recognised in the Queen's New Year Honours List.

30 December 2016 From the section Lancashire Image copyright Image caption Steph Slater and Scott Durant both won gold at Rio 2016 Two of the stars of Rio 2016 from Lancashire have been recognised in the Queen's New Year Honours List.Paralympic

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Sporting stars honoured in New Year list
 
 Juice Brighton     2016-12-31 kl. 00:03     361 words
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Friday, December 30th, 2016 10:54pm More than 100 Olympians and Paralympians have been included among the 1,197 people on the New Year Honours List.

Friday, December 30th, 2016 10:54pm More than 100 Olympians and Paralympians...

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