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NT-sporten listar sportåret 2016
 
 Norrköpings Tidningar     2016-12-31 kl. 15:23     1237 words
 
Ett skottår har avverkats. Hög tid för NT-sporten att sammanfatta 366 späckade sportdagar med det bästa (och sämsta i vissa fall). Varsågoda, här är årets...

Jonas Jacobsson avslutade sin 37 år långa tävlingskarriär med sitt tionde Paralympics, i Rio de Janeiro.... Jonas Jacobsson vann inte Paralympics-guld. ..tryck:
 
   
TA-sporten summerar idrottsåret 2016.
 
 Trelleborgs Allehanda Plus     2016-12-31 kl. 11:38     1241 words
 
Ett idrottsår är till ända samtidigt som ett nytt bankar på dörren. TA-sporten blickar här tillbaka på de gångna tolv månaderna. Årets nervpiller Stefan Nilsson tog sig till OS-final i skeet.

Trelleborgaren Fatmir Seremeti gjorde 4-0 för Sverige mot Brasilien i bronsmatchen i goalball i Paralympics.
 
   
Bröt Alexanderssons svit: "Roligt att vi har så duktiga damer"
 
 Dala-Demokraten     2016-12-31 kl. 10:16     1000 words
 
Två VM-guld och två EM-guld räckte inte. Efter tre år i rad som vinnare av Dala-Demokratens pris till Bästa dalaidrottare får Stora Tuna OK:s Tove Alexandersson nöja sig med en andraplats 2016.

2012 Stefan Olsson, Falun handikappidrott/rullstolstennis.
 
   
Gott nytt år! Året som gick 2016
 
 Sveriges Kungahus     2016-12-31 kl. 09:30     5268 words
 
Här presenteras ett urval händelser från 2016. Materialet presenteras i kronologisk ordning och är hämtat från kungahuset.se, kungahusets Instagramkonto och Youtube-kanal. Samtliga artiklar om Kungafamiljens år finns i aktuellt-arkivet.

3:54 PDT. Den 7 september invigs Paralympics i Rio de Janeiro.
 
   
Quiz: Vad kan du om sportåret som gått?
 
 Sveriges Radio Radiosporten     2016-12-31 kl. 09:02     41 words
 
Hur många medaljer tog Sverige i OS och Paralympics i Rio? Och vem gjorde det avgörande målet i EM-finalen i fotboll? Testa dina kunskaper om sportåret som gått. Loading Vad kan du om sportåret som gått? Sarah Sjöström. Foto: TT.

Quiz: Vad kan du om sportåret som gått?Hur många medaljer tog Sverige i OS och Paralympics i Rio?
 
   
Ett under som sitter kvar
 
 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2016-12-31 kl. 09:00     605 words
 
Ett år är till ända igen. I mina ögon har det varit väldigt bra för den lokala idrotten i Motala och Vadstena. Mirakulöst bra, till och med, skriver Jens Bollius.

Annars då? Jo, det bästa i Motala var pingisgrabbarna i Västers BTK där Emil Andersson och Linus Karlsson rev den kinesiska muren och tog ett mycket fint silver i Paralympics i Rio.
 
   
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Security, welfare of people come first: PM
 
 Sabah Daily Express     2017-01-01 kl. 08:27     603 words
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Security, welfare of people come first:?PM Published on: Sunday, January 01, 2017 Kuala Lumpur: As Malaysia welcomes New Year 2017, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak vowed that the Government will always place the security and welfare of the people first.

The Prime Minister paid tribute to all Malaysians for supporting Team Malaysia at the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Big names strengthen the carnivals series
 
 Northwest Tasmania Advocate     2017-01-01 kl. 08:11     400 words
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Olympians and paralympians great for series While Sunday was a fresh start for many people, it also signalled the end for this post-Christmas carnivals on the Coast for this season.

Olympians and paralympians great for series While Sunday was a fresh start for many people, it also signalled the end for this post-Christmas carnivals on the Coast for this season.Burnie’s 130th celebrations for its New Year’s Day sporting
 
   
Year in numbers
 
 UNIAN     2017-01-01 kl. 08:09     1597 words
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Zero cubic meters of gas was purchased by Ukraine from Russia, 35 people have been convicted in cases of crimes against Maidan, 36,000 tonnes is the total weight of Chornobyl NPP’s new safe confinement, 3.

117 medals (41 gold, 37 silver and 39 bronze) were won by the Ukrainian Paralympic athletes at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
 
   
British Cycling stars honoured in the New Years honours list
 
 PressReleasePoint     2017-01-01 kl. 07:50     529 words
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Eighteen of ’s Olympic and Paralympic gold medalists have had their achievements recognised in the 2017 New Year’s Honours List, along with four more stalwarts of the sport.

Eighteen of ’s Olympic and Paralympic gold medalists have had their achievements recognised in the 2017 New Year’s Honours List, along with four more stalwarts of the sport.Laura Kenny, who won two gold medals in Rio to become the first British
 
   
Liam Harbison appointed as Director of Sport Ireland Institute
 
 Irish Sports Council     2017-01-01 kl. 07:39     470 words
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Sport Ireland today confirmed the appointment of Liam Harbison as the new Director of the Sport Ireland Institute.

Sport Ireland today confirmed the appointment of Liam Harbison as the new Director of the Sport Ireland Institute.Harbison will leave his current position as Chief Executive of Paralympics Ireland to take up the position in early February, and will
 
   
Sport Ireland Statement on Final WADA Independent Person Report
 
 Irish Sports Council     2017-01-01 kl. 07:39     470 words
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Following the publication of WADA’s final Independent Person Report today, Chief Executive, John Treacy, and Director of Participation and Ethics, Dr

happen again. “The International Olympic Committee, the International Paralympic Committee and all International Federations have a role to play here and must be relentless in pursuing all of the possible ADRVs by individuals that are implicated in
 
   
2017 Queen Elizabeth Sports Predictions: Horse Racing, Dogs, Pigeons, Sports Awards
 
 Inquisitr     2017-01-01 kl. 07:12     1179 words
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Will Queen Elizabeth fans get a chance to see her at sporting events in 2017, or will predictions favor a more somber future? Queen Elizabeth is getting older, and there are plenty of people preparing themselves for the news that she may one day die.

On December 31, it was also reported by Paralympic that Queen Elizabeth was making Lee Pearson into a knight, and he has won 11 gold medals for para-equestrian sports.
 
   
Record-breaking, TV appearances and partying with One Direction: Calum Scott's 2016
 
 Hull Daily Mail     2017-01-01 kl. 06:46     897 words
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Release the biggest selling single by a breakthrough artist. Check. Sign a three-album deal with a major record company. Check.

"In 12 months I have released two songs, written much of my album, performed at the Paralympics in Rio, been to Mexico, Dubai, the US and Norway and I've supported Jamie Lawson," Calum said.

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What's New 2016
 
 Soccerphile     2017-01-01 kl. 06:45     638 words
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See a list of contents on the Soccerphile.com website in date order of publication.

Rio Paralympics 2016 25 June 2016 Euro 2016 Group Stage Review 22 June 2016 England Progress At Euro 2016 21 June 2016 Italy v Ireland Predictions 14 June 2016 J.League First Stage 11 June 2016 Euro 2016 All Systems Go Euro 2016 Golden Boot
 
   
Mariyappan Thangavelu biopic: Shah Rukh Khan shares FIRST LOOK of Dhanush starrer!
 
 zeenews.com     2017-01-01 kl. 06:37     140 words
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New Delhi: Thalaiva Rajinikanth's daughter Aishwarya Dhanush's upcoming biopic is based on the life of Indian Paralympic high jumper, who not only represented the country in the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games held in Rio De Janiero but also won gold.

Thalaiva Rajinikanth's daughter Aishwarya Dhanush's upcoming biopic is based on the life of Indian Paralympic high jumper, who not only represented the country in the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games held in Rio De Janiero but also won

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Diaz's win over McGregor tops area's best stories
 
 Recordnet.com     2017-01-01 kl. 06:13     1012 words
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Bob Highfill Record Staff Writer @BobHighfillScott Linesburgh Record Staff Writer @ScottLinesburgh Last week, Record reporter Thomas Lawrence laid out his top 5 high school sports storylines from 2016.

Local Paralympian earns gold Roderick Townsend-Roberts went for the gold, and brought some home from Rio de Janiero.... The Lincoln High, Delta College and Boise State graduate earned gold medals in the men's T47 long jump and men's T47 high jump at the 2016 Paralympics...
 
   
Shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh voted best athlete of 2016
 
 Dang Cong San     2017-01-01 kl. 05:53     459 words
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Hundreds of Vietnamese journalists in three cities yesterday voted for markman Hoang Xuan Vinh as the best player of 2016 due to his successful achievements during the year.

Like Vinh, Cong brought home the first ever gold medal for the Paralympics team from Brazil.... Swimmer Vo Thanh Tung took second position thanks to his silver medal at the Rio Games, while Cao Ngoc Hung, who earned a Paralympic bronze in men’s javelin...
 
   
SRK shares first look of Aishwaryaa Dhanush's next film
 
 Press Trust of India     2017-01-01 kl. 05:52     148 words
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Mumbai, Jan 1 (PTI) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan shared the first look of filmmaker Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth Dhanush's next Tamil directorial, a biopic on Indian Paralympic high jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu.

Mumbai, Jan 1 (PTI) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan shared the first look of filmmaker Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth Dhanush's next Tamil directorial, a biopic on Indian Paralympic...

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Here are the top 10 Arab athletes who won 2016
 
 Ammon News     2017-01-01 kl. 05:46     1050 words
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AMMONNEWS - Whether it was through the Rio Olympics, Paralympics, or football, these athletes made a name for themselves and their respective countries this year.

AMMONNEWS - Whether it was through the Rio Olympics, Paralympics, or football, these athletes made a name for themselves and their respective countries this year.Al Arabiya takes a look at the top athletes who won the hearts and support of the world...
 
   
Top Olympians & Paralympians to Ride City of Los Angeles & LA 2024 “Follow the Sun” Float in 128th Rose Parade
 
 Discover Los Angeles     2017-01-01 kl. 05:45     579 words
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City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board and LA 2024 to celebrate Los Angeles and America's 2024 Olympic and Parlaympic bid on

Top Olympians & Paralympians to Ride City of Los Angeles & LA 2024 “Follow the Sun” Float in 128th Rose Parade....flower-studded float celebrating its 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid at the 128th Rose Parade on Jan.... Tourism) , L.A.’s “Follow the Sun” float will bring to life the city’s iconic venues and will feature Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
A year of double delight for State
 
 ShillongTimes.com     2017-01-01 kl. 04:51     1976 words
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2016 will arguably go     down as a monumental year in the history of sports in Meghalaya.

Another big assignment for Matsiewdor Meanwhile, president of Archery Association of Meghalaya Matsiewdor War Nongbri was given the role of chairperson of the judges commission in the archery event of the Paralympics Games held in Brazil in
 
   
Sports 2016: India on the rise
 
 ShillongTimes.com     2017-01-01 kl. 04:51     2316 words
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The sporting world was abuzz with major events like the Olympics and Euro Cup and Cricket T20 World Cup. Though the usual suspects made it big, 2016 truly belonged to the newcomers, who made the right splash at the biggest level.

Paralympics Marked by grit, lifted by the spirit After a memorable Olympic campaign by the Indian girls, the Paralympics team recorded their best figures for the nation.

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Old Japanese house mixes nostalgia, novelty for foreign tourists
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-01-01 kl. 04:40     1224 words
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FUEFUKI (Kyodo) -- An old traditional Japanese house with the charm of a countryside idyll, and a lodging with all the modern amenities sought by foreign travelers and young Japanese women.

Kominkas are set to get a boost from the government as it gears up to meet its target of 40 million inbound tourists in 2020 when Tokyo hosts the Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Davis girls soccer, Lone Peak's Jackson lead top 10 prep sports stories of 2016
 
 KSL-TV     2017-01-01 kl. 04:32     730 words
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SALT LAKE CITY — With as much talent as exists in Utah high school athletics, every season features its own cadre of impressive results. But 2016 saw many of the Beehive State’s best perform on a national stage.

Syracuse’s Hunter Woodhall wins 2 Paralympic medals The legend of Syracuse sprinter Hunter Woodhall, a double-amputee from his youth, continues to grow with a silver and a bronze medal in the T-44 200-meter and 400-meter events at the Rio
 
   
USA Fencing’s Top Moments of 2016
 
 USA Fencing     2017-01-01 kl. 04:29     1932 words
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2016 was a year full of record-breaking performances, impressive comebacks and spectacular wins on all levels, from the cadets to the Olympians to the veterans.

Leading up to the Games, Muhammad put the spotlight on fencing, being named one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential people as well as participating in many TV interviews across the country. ???????Lauryn DeLuca Qualifies for Paralympic
 
   
Alaska sports Year in Review: Dallas Seavey, and a lot of tough women
 
 Anchorage Daily News     2017-01-01 kl. 04:23     1735 words
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Sports Author: Updated: 40 minutes ago Published 52 minutes ago Dallas Seavey, flanked by lead dogs Reef (left) and Tide, at the finish line of the 2016 Iditarod.

And Alaska-born Shirley Reilly won bronze in the 1,500 meters at the Paralympics to give her four career Paralympics medals.
 
   
Wheelchair Tennis Champion Gordon Reid Receives MBE 'It is a Great Honour for Me'
 
 Tennis World USA     2017-01-01 kl. 04:11     298 words
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Tennis - Andy Murray was not the only tennis player to receive a mention in the New Year's Honours List.

tennis. Reid won the wheelchair singles titles at the Australian Open and Wimbledon and the wheelchair doubles titles at the French Open and Wimbledon, besides winning the singles gold medal and the doubles silver medal at the Paralympic Games .
 
   
Andy Murray receives knighthood from Queen Elizabeth
 
 NBC Sports     2017-01-01 kl. 03:44     412 words
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LONDON — Andy Murray received a knighthood in Queen Elizabeth II’s New Year’s Honors list on Friday, recognition from the monarch for reaching the pinnacle of tennis by winning his second Wimbledon and Olympic titles on his way to topping the rankings.

who won his 11th Paralympic gold in equestrian in Rio, was also knighted.
 
   
Year end: Some of the top sports stories from 2016
 
 Las Cruces Sun-News     2017-01-01 kl. 03:38     1855 words
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Buy Photo Centennial High School volleyball player, Raquel Gonzales, 17, who plays setter, dances on December 2, 2016, during a pep ralley in honor of the volleyball team winning the state championship.

Las Cruces native Letticia Martinez qualifies for second consecutive Paralympics Las Cruces native Letticia Martinez, a 21-year-old blind swimmer, qualified for her second straight Paralympic games in Rio de Janerio last September.
 
   
To the winners of the big votes go the spoils – but now we have to grapple with the consequences – ChronicleLive
 
 Libya Today     2017-01-01 kl. 03:01     109 words
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ChronicleLive To the winners of the big votes go the spoils – but now we have to grapple with the consequences ChronicleLive 2016 was a year of surprises from start to finish.

outstanding Olympians and Paralympians in Brazil winning a record number of medals to London electing Sadiq Khan as its first Muslim … The political heroes and zeroes of 2016 The Independent Most Popular Financial Markets Analysis of 2016 – Stock
 
   
Top 10 Sports Stories from 2016
 
 Northwestern     2017-01-01 kl. 02:58     1016 words
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Buy Photo Valley Christian's Wesley Schiek reacts after winning the state title in the 3,200 meters in La Crosse last June.

4. Oshkosh resident strikes gold in the Paralympics:... With the eyes of the sporting world on Rio de Janiero, Brazil, and the Olympic and Paralympic games, Oshkosh resident Nate Hinze got a taste of success as a member of the wheelchair basketball team...
 
   
Murray and Farah receive knighthoods
 
 Stanthorpe Border Post     2017-01-01 kl. 02:42     213 words
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SPORTS HONOURS: Andy Murray says it will take some time to get used to being called "Sir Andy” after being knighted in the New Year's Honours List. Murray, who won both Wimbledon and Olympic gold for the second time in 2016, and also rose to No.

Four-time Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah also became a knight, as did Paralympic show jumper Lee Pearson.

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2016 Top 10: #2 Rome’s 2024 Olympic Bid Exit Illustrates What’s Wrong With Bid Process
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-01-01 kl. 02:37     1072 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: #2 – Rome’s 2024 Olympic Bid Exit Illustrates What’s Wrong With Bid Process Rome’s exit from the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid race could have been a footnote to the year, just another in a long list of
 
   
President's New Year address
 
 President of Ukraine     2017-01-01 kl. 02:34     537 words
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President: Administration: President of Ukraine Official website President: Administration: President of Ukraine 26 December 2016 - 19:05 31 December

As a single nation, we enjoyed Jamala’s victory on Eurovision, great success of Ukrainian Paralympic athletes and medals of Olympic athletes in Rio de Janeiro, effective punches of our boxers.
 
   
Gold medallist Akeem ‘truly honoured’
 
 Trinidad Express     2017-01-01 kl. 02:18     670 words
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‘SUPERB ATHLETE’: Paralympic athlete Akeem Stewart, left, is presented with an award by President Anthony Carmona at the TTOC Annual Awards Gala at the Hyatt Regency (Trinidad), Port of Spain on Thursday night.

Paralympic athlete Akeem Stewart, left, is presented with an award by President Anthony Carmona at the TTOC Annual Awards Gala at the Hyatt Regency (Trinidad), Port of Spain on Thursday night.—Photo:... ISHMAEL SALANDY PARALYMPIC super athlete Akeem...

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2016 provided plenty of big moments in Mid-Columbia sports
 
 Tri-City Herald Online     2017-01-01 kl. 02:03     1949 words
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Among the great pleasures of working in the sports department of a newspaper are end-of-the-year stories, always a good reason to wax nostalgic as we put another batch of seasons in the books.

MID-COLUMBIA MAKES A SPLASH IN PARALYMPICS, OLYMPICS Benton City wheelchair track athlete Chelsea McClammer won four medals at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympics.... Former Walla Walla resident David Wagner won a pair of medals to up his career haul in Paralympic...
 
   
2017 arrives in style as Britain sees in the new year
 
 Metro     2017-01-01 kl. 02:02     172 words
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Harley Tamplin for Metro.co.uk Sunday 1 Jan 2017 12:52 am

It featured a final nod to the Olympic and Paralympic heroes that made us so proud in 2016 – turning the London Eye gold.

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2017 Sports calendar: The key fixtures and events in another action-packed
 
 London Evening Standard     2017-01-01 kl. 01:46     1636 words
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Richard Parry Saturday 31 December 2016 22:17 BST Team GB arrive home from the Rio 2016 Olympics Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images

Team GB collected a record 67 medals at the Rio Olympics to eclipse the 65 they won on home soil four years previously in London, while the ParalympicsGB team went even further by securing a whopping 147 medals to top their 2012 haul of 121.
 
   
4 Andy Murray receives knighthood in New Year's Honours list
 
 Stv.tv     2017-01-01 kl. 01:28     918 words
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Gold: Murray was an Olympic champion during a successful 2016. PA Andy Murray's rise to become tennis world number one has been rewarded with a knighthood in the New Year's Honours list.

Katherine Grainger: Rower now as dame. Jo Butterfield, who won gold in the F51 club throw final at the Paralympics in Rio, receives an MBE for her services to field athletics.... "It's equally great to see the incredible achievements of many of our Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Quebec athlete, academics among new Order of Canada appointments
 
 CBC     2017-01-01 kl. 01:26     380 words
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Paralympian Benoit Huot, McGill's Vicky Kaspi and Caisse de dépôt's Michael Sabia among those selected A new round of Quebecers from a wide range of backgrounds have been named to the Order of Canada.

Paralympian Benoit Huot, McGill's Vicky Kaspi and Caisse de dépôt's Michael Sabia among those selected A new round of Quebecers from a wide range of backgrounds have been named to the Order of Canada.The list includes Montreal Paralympian Benoît
 
   
Uganda Cranes’ Afcon return highlights huge year in sport
 
 ZoBo.co.za     2017-01-01 kl. 01:15     44 words
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That almost trumped David Emong’s Paralympic silver medal and Dennis Onyango’s exploits for his South African club side Mamelodi Sundowns and Cranes. Like 2016, Cranes will form an integral part of sports over the next 365 days. This is bound to be ......

That almost trumped David Emong’s Paralympic silver medal and Dennis Onyango’s exploits for his South African club side Mamelodi Sundowns and Cranes.
 
   
Make 2017 what you want it to be
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-01-01 kl. 00:34     526 words
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EXCEPT for time travellers and the extraordinarily gifted seers among us, we do not know what exactly will happen in 2017. And so, there are two basic choices as we greet the New Year – be hopeful or feel hopeless.

Yes, there have been moments when national pride mightily lifted our spirits, such as during the Rio Olympics and Paralympics, but it did not take long for our attention to swivel back to the issues and actions that discomforted us.
 
   
Looking back on 2016
 
 Uganda Daily Monitor     2017-01-01 kl. 00:32     546 words
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Ivan Okuda We had a successful election irrespective of how you see it. Fear followed in some circles that saw some Ugandans and other nationals leave the country.

The only event that saved 2016 from being a total loss at a global level was the Rio Olympics and the Paralympics.
 
   
Uganda Cranes’ Afcon return highlights huge year in sport
 
 Uganda Daily Monitor     2017-01-01 kl. 00:27     601 words
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KAMPALA -For a country so madly in love with football, nothing from the past 12 months perhaps beats Uganda Cranes’ qualification for the Africa Cup of Nations starting this month in Gabon.

That almost trumped David Emong’s Paralympic silver medal and Dennis Onyango’s exploits for his South African club side Mamelodi Sundowns and Cranes.
 
   
UAE athletes prove mettle on world stage
 
 The Gulf Today     2017-01-01 kl. 00:19     743 words
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SHARJAH: The UAE athletes made headlines on the planet’s biggest sports stage by ending a 12-year-old medal drought at the Olympic Games in Brazil and claiming seven medals at the Paralympics.

SHARJAH: The UAE athletes made headlines on the planet’s biggest sports stage by ending a 12-year-old medal drought at the Olympic Games in Brazil and claiming seven medals at the Paralympics.The UAE national football team’s star playmaker Omar
 
   
AMERICA: These are the national champions of 2016
 
 Association Internationale De La Presse Sportive     2017-01-01 kl. 00:18     352 words
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- AIPS continues its end-of-the-year tradition of collecting the names of the Best athletes of 2016 from around the world, chosen by the National Sport Press Associations that compose the international body of AIPS.

Pajón - BMX Catherine Ibarguen- athletics Yuri Alvear – judo CUBA Men Mijain López - greco-roman wrestling Julio César La Cruz – boxing Sergio González - beach volleyball Women Omara Durand - paralympics athletics Idalis Ortiz - judo Daymara Lescat
 
   
Uzbek leader congratulates nation with New Year
 
 UzDaily.com     2016-12-31 kl. 23:44     369 words
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Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev congratulated people of Uzbekistan with the New Year. For the first time for a long time, the Uzbek leader personally congratulated nation without help of anchors.

stated. “Especially, incomparable victories of our land’s sportsmen in the Olympic and Paralympic games again brought international glory to our country.

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UK olympic athletes, Posh Spice and Andy Murr...
 
 Dotemirates.com     2016-12-31 kl. 23:38     344 words
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London (ANTARA News) - Olympic athlete Mo Farah, tennis star Andy Murray, actor Mark Rylance, comedian Ken Dodd and Kinks musician Ray Davies have been knighted in Queen Elizabeths New Years Honours List.

Many British sporting stars of the 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics were recognised including damehoods for athlete Jessica Ennis-Hill who retired after the games and rower Katherine Grainger, the first female Olympian to win five medals at five

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Good Riddance, 2016; after a Turbulent Year in Music, Many Will Be Eagerly Awaiting the Arrival of 2017. and There's Certainly a Lot to Look Forward to, Says Andy Welch
 
 HighBeam Research     2016-12-31 kl. 23:38     122 words
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Byline: ANDY WELCH THE past 12 months haven't really been the best.

There have been moments of respite, such as the Rio Olympics and Paralympics, but as we head into 2017, there's a sense that January can't come soon enough. ….
 
   
SRK JUST MADE A BREAKING ANNOUNCEMENT ON AISHWARYA DHANUSH'S NEXT FILM!
 
 HT Syndication     2016-12-31 kl. 23:10     127 words
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The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Chennai, Jan. 1 -- Shahrukh Khan just made an interesting announcement about Aishwarya Dhanush' next directorial through his Twitter handle.

"Here's presenting the first look of the biopic on #MariyappanThangavelu, our very own national hero, all the best @ash_r_dhanush" SRK Mariyappan is India's Olympic hero who won Gold at Paralympics under high jump category.
 
   
Funding, accountability the bane of sports – Minister
 
 EagleOnline.com.ng     2016-12-31 kl. 23:03     496 words
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The Federal Government is determined to continue with its current drive to sanitize the sports sector to make it more viable and credible to investors.

Dalung said: “In 2016, we recorded achievements in the Olympics and Paralympic Games.

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New Year Honours 2017: Bethany Firth's mum reveals her pride at daughter's MBE award
 
 Belfast Live     2016-12-31 kl. 22:33     405 words
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Bethany Firth's mother, Lyndsey, says she couldn't be prouder of her daughter after it was revealed Bethany would be awarded an MBE for her accomplishments at the Paralympic Games.

Bethany Firth's mother, Lyndsey, says she couldn't be prouder of her daughter after it was revealed Bethany would be awarded an MBE for her accomplishments at the Paralympic Games.Firth, 20, won three gold medals and a silver at the Paralympic...
 
   
Smart New Year's resolutions
 
 Straits Times     2016-12-31 kl. 22:18     1321 words
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Good morning. Welcome to 2017. Perhaps you're a traditionalist. Perhaps you've already tweeted, grammed or snapped with the trending social media hashtag #NewYearResolutionsIWillKeep. Perhaps you're a realist.

Heck, we aimed for a fat, jingling bag of medals and got it, thanks to two Paralympic golds and a bronze in swimming.
 
   
Pedal Magazine’s 2016 Cycling Awards – Last Chance to VOTE
 
 Pedal Magazine     2016-12-31 kl. 22:10     335 words
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by pedalmag.com December 31, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – With only a few hours left to vote until the 6pm (EST) deadline, battles are tight as usual in

Chernove’s ITT ride at the Paralympics for his amazing third gold, Emily Batty’s bronze at the MTB Worlds, the women’s Team Pursuit bronze in Rio along with the men’s Team Pursuit gold in the World Cup in Apeldoorn (Ned) and more… enough
 
   
Stoke City Extra Time: Honours list shamefully snubs Gordon Banks...
 
 The Sentinel     2016-12-31 kl. 21:45     347 words
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Comments (0) No disrespect to those clutching a knighthood in the New Year's honours today, but few have stronger claims to that gong than Gordon Banks.

Read more: Paralympian Lee Pearson knighted as Joe Clarke and Adam Peaty made MBEs in New Year's Honours list The same might also be said for those Wembley team-mates still without the word `Sir' preceding their name.
 
   
News that shaped 2016: Trump, Brexit, Russia’s Olympic ban & more
 
 Russia Today     2016-12-31 kl. 21:44     2089 words
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The outgoing year has been full of occasions that literally shocked the world: 2016 repeatedly made us all gaze in shock and awe at events that one could hardly imagine before. RT looks back at the biggest stories of the last 12 months.

Weeks later, all Russian Paralympians were banned from their edition of the Games, and the next Winter Paralympics.

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Nate Boyer: From Kaepernick to Kilimanjaro
 
 Military Times     2016-12-31 kl. 21:40     1423 words
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Editor’s Note: Former Green Beret Nate Boyer’s open letter to Colin Kaepernick led to a meeting, a dialogue and a spot on the sidelines during one of 2016’s most-debated moments … and that’s a long list.

Also on the trip:  Kirstie Ennis, a former door gunner in the Marine Corps and above-the-knee amputee due to a helicopter crash, who now has her sights set on the 2018 Paralympics in snowboarding.
 
   
Aishwarya Dhanush's next a biopic on Mariyappan Thangavelu
 
 News Track India     2016-12-31 kl. 21:30     157 words
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IANS Chennai, Jan 1 (2017) Filmmaker Aishwarya Dhanush Rajinikanth's next Tamil directorial will be a biopic on Indian Paralympic high jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu, and it was announced on Sunday to coincide with the New Year.

IANS Chennai, Jan 1 (2017) Filmmaker Aishwarya Dhanush Rajinikanth's next Tamil directorial will be a biopic on Indian Paralympic high jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu, and it was announced on Sunday to coincide with the New Year.Titled "Mariyappan",

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Stefanik co-sponsored 25 bills that became law in term
 
 Post Star     2016-12-31 kl. 21:10     574 words
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A nearly decade-long goal of regional business and tourism leaders to streamline the border crossing process for Amtrak passengers entering the United

She co-sponsored legislation to crack down on poaching of endangered and threatened wildlife, legislation to ban plastic micro-beads in cosmetics, and legislation to exempt medals and prize money received in Olympic Games or Paralympic Games from
 
   
Eight moments that shook the sporting world in 2016
 
 The Independent     2016-12-31 kl. 21:08     743 words
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In a year riddled with surprises, sport hasn't been exempt from both astonishment and disaster

Both the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Paralympic Committee (IPC) moved to make appropriate punishments, with the IPC banning Russian athletes from competing in the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
 
   
Golden 25 - #2 - PyeongChang Winter Olympics Delivery Crew...
 
 Around The Rings     2016-12-31 kl. 20:59     656 words
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(ATR) With 13 months to go, the world knows little about the 2018 Winter Olympics, the first for Korea. Gunilla Lindberg at the Gangneung Ice Arena construction site.

International Paralympics Committee President Philip Craven has raised alarm over the amount of attention the Winter Paralympics are receiving.
 
   
Olympics: Paris 2024 looks back at a successful year as 2017 draws near
 
 Sports Features     2016-12-31 kl. 20:48     645 words
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NewsUpdate MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) As Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid's leaders look back on

NewsUpdate MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) As Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid's leaders look back on. ...2016, they take the chance to thank the global sporting family and share their hope for an exciting
 
   
From P V Sindhu to surpassing UK's economy, 2016 was a year of many firsts
 
 Business Standard India     2016-12-31 kl. 20:46     763 words
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Football club Bengaluru FC made history in October by reaching the finals of the AFC Cup The year 2016 has been a rough year for India.

4. At the Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Indian athletes continued their winning streak, even as television channels back home decided not to broadcast their feats.
 
   
Tandridge trio in New Year Honours
 
 Edenbridge Chronicle     2016-12-31 kl. 20:13     738 words
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Surrey County Council leader David Hodge of Caterham, County Councillor for Tatsfield and Warlingham, has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours.

Oxted’s paralympics gold medal winner -... Four years ago therapist Anne was a games master at the 2012 London Olympics and the rest is paralympic history.

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'I still feel like Andy Murray,' says world tennis No1 after knighthood
 
 Solonews.net     2016-12-31 kl. 19:39     457 words
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Murray's knighthood caps a dream season for the Scot, who finished as the year-end world number one for the first time after ending Novak Djokovic's long spell at the top.

Cyclist Ed Clancy, part of the victorious team pursuit in Brazil, becomes an OBE along with Paralympic cyclist Jody Cundy and para-equestrian's Anne Dunham, who at the age of 67 competed in Rio.... Cycling ace Jason Kenny also picked up a CBE, as did British Paralympic...
 
   
Oxted Paralympic champion and Bookham charity founder among Surrey's New Year Honours
 
 Surrey Mirror     2016-12-31 kl. 19:31     931 words
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An Oxted physiotherapist who became a Paralympic champion and a Bookham woman who set up a charity to help injured servicemen and women are among 33 Surrey residents to be named in the New Year's Honours list for 2017.

Oxted Paralympic champion and Bookham charity founder among Surrey's New Year Honours.... An Oxted physiotherapist who became a Paralympic champion and a Bookham woman who set up a charity to help injured servicemen and women are among 33 Surrey residents...

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Team USA’s 2016 By The Numbers
 
 US Olympic Team     2016-12-31 kl. 19:28     1384 words
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By Brandon Penny | Dec. 31, 2016, 11:35 a.m. (ET) 2016 was a year of epic proportions for Team USA. From the Winter Youth Olympic Games in February to the Olympic and Paralympic Games in August and September, U.S.

From the Winter Youth Olympic Games in February to the Olympic and Paralympic Games in August and September, U.S.athletes were setting records left and right and defying the odds to out-perform the nation’s previous best marks.
 
   
Team USA’s 2016 By The Numbers
 
 TaableNote News     2016-12-31 kl. 19:16     32 words
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- US Olympic Team - 2016 was a year of epic proportions for Team USA.

US Olympic Team - 2016 was a year of epic proportions for Team USA.From the Winter Youth Olympic Games in February to the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2017-1-1 2.

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AFRICA: These are the national champions of 2016
 
 Association Internationale De La Presse Sportive     2016-12-31 kl. 19:11     274 words
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- AIPS continues its end-of-the-year tradition of collecting the names of the Best athletes of 2016 from around the world, chosen by the National Sport Press Associations that compose the international body of AIPS.

Men Mohamed Rabii - boxing Achraf Ouchen - karate Mohamed Amgoune - paralympics athletics Woman Wiam Dislam - taekwondo Maha Heddioui - boxing Khadija Mardi - boxing TUNISIA Men Oussama Oueslati - taekwondo Malek Jaziri - tennis Wael Jallouz -
 
   
The full list of Surrey residents included in the New Year's Honours list
 
 Surrey Mirror     2016-12-31 kl. 19:05     41 words
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Top 10 local sports stories of 2016
 
 Goshen News     2016-12-31 kl. 18:57     1008 words
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Editor's note: The top-10 stories were chosen based on their significance to the greater Elkhart County area and nothern Indiana. They are presented in chronological order. 1.

6. Grewe grabs silver medal Northridge senior Sam Grewe added another piece of hardware to his collection of track and field accomplishments by winning a silver medal in the high jump at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
 
   
Kohli flops once? Rubbish Anushka a 100 times!
 
 Sify     2016-12-31 kl. 18:55     1531 words
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While there’s hardly any field that Twitter doesn’t singe and create controversy, this year was a particular bad year for social media and cricket. A high number of controversies were generated and cricketers were left fuming at the chain of events.

Accept? — Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) August 30, 2016 We soon won Gold at the Rio Paralympics and Sehwag fans went after Morgan.
 
   
Olympic medallists and entertainers among West Midlanders on New Year's Honours List
 
 What's On in Birmingham     2016-12-31 kl. 18:16     929 words
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A bumper crop of West Midlanders rank among those recognised on the 2017 New Year's Honours list, including Warwickshire Olympic Show Jumper Nick

A bumper crop of West Midlanders rank among those recognised on the 2017 New Year's Honours list, including Warwickshire Olympic Show Jumper Nick. ...Skelton, Staffordshire Paralympian Lee Pearson, Birmingham theatre and comedy performer Janice

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Polishing Dunedin’s proud past
 
 Otago Daily Times     2016-12-31 kl. 18:07     674 words
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The popularity of Lilliput Libraries has exploded unexpectedly in Dunedin, growing from none to 73 in the past year, and another 36 are in the pipeline.

Grimaldi Being named in the New Year Honours list was a shock for Dunedin paralympian Anna Grimaldi.
 
   
The year that was
 
 Millennium Post     2016-12-31 kl. 18:03     926 words
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1 January 2017, New Delhi, Team MP           Team Mpost takes a look at the major highlights for this year in Indian sport.

The 45–year old became the first Indian woman to win a medal at the Paralympics this year.
 
   
2016 in review
 
 Business Mirror     2016-12-31 kl. 18:01     1992 words
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Part One With the election of a new Philippine government along with global developments, the BusinessMirror’s Envoys and Expats section looks back at the diplomats and business executives who were featured throughout 2016.

With new attractions other than a white Christmas for visitors coming in December, South Korea also boasts of the largest museum in Asia and one of the biggest sporting events in the world—the Winter Olympics happening in 2018 and the Paralympic
 
   
REMINDER/Media Advisory: Invitation to the Kick-Off Celebrations for the 150th Anniversary of Confederation in Canada's Capital Region
 
 Financial Buzz     2016-12-31 kl. 17:56     378 words
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- Canadian Heritage is inviting journalists to cover the Kick-Off Celebrations for the 150 th anniversary of Confederation in Canada's Capital Region on Saturday, December 31, 2016. The event will begin at 7:00 p.m.

The event will begin at 7:00 p.m.with a ceremony attended by dignitaries and Olympic and Paralympic athletes.
 
   
2016 IN REVIEW: Dunkin wins gold; Private schools make their mark
 
 Herald-Zeitung     2016-12-31 kl. 17:43     496 words
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There were many local sports stories that captured the area’s attention this past year. This week we count down the top 10 from an eventful 365 days. 3. Abby Dunkin wins gold medal at Paralympics kAmp33J sF?<:?’D A6CD6G6C2?46 2?5 @G6C2== E@F89?

3. Abby Dunkin wins gold medal at Paralympics kAmp33J sF?<:?’D A6CD6G6C2?46 2?5 @G6C2== E@F89?6DD :D 2=C625J H6== 5@4F>6?E65]k^Am kAm%96 r2?J@?
 
   
The Year that Was 2016: Part 3
 
 VADA Magazine     2016-12-31 kl. 17:38     2977 words
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Team GB in Rio [embedded content] The greatest show on earth returned and was being hosted in Rio amongst political crisis as well as financial and safety woes.

Part 3. Team GB in Rio The greatest show on earth returned and was being hosted in Rio amongst political crisis as well as financial and safety woes.Alongside this a doping scandal in Russia threatened the athletes in both the Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
Liam Morgan: Farewell to 2016 - but was it really sport's "annus horribilis"?
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2016-12-31 kl. 17:36     1178 words
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As I gazed into the bright December sunshine outside of my window and contemplated what I have watched, seen and covered over an indelible 12-month period of sport and politics, a Twitter notification popped up on my screen.

Glory was then on the minds of thousands of athletes who travelled to Rio for the Olympics and Paralympics, but few managed it with the grace, poise and elegance of American gymnast Simone Biles.... Sport also came to the fore at the Paralympics, the lead-up to which was described as the "worst we have ever had" by International Paralympic...

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September 2016 Review: New era for Portlaoise as Port celebrates Nicole
 
 Leinster Express     2016-12-31 kl. 17:32     441 words
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September marked the start of a new era for education in Portlaoise, but the new chapter began with a built in delay.

Paralympic swimmer Nicole Turner, aged 14, was one of the stars at the Rio Paralympics making five finals.The nation took her to their hearts because of the supreme effort she put in.
 
   
Honours for our riders in Queen's New Year list
 
 British Dressage     2016-12-31 kl. 17:26     614 words
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last updated on December 31, 2016 15:12 Our Olympic and Paralympic dressage medallists have been recognised in the Queen's New Year Honours list including a knighthood for Lee Pearson, Charlotte Dujardin and Sophie Christiansen are both now CBEs while Anne Dunham receives an OBE. Huge congratulations to them all!

Honours for our riders in Queen's New Year list. last updated on December 31, 2016 15:12 Our Olympic and Paralympic dressage medallists have been recognised in the Queen's New Year Honours list including a knighthood for Lee Pearson, Charlotte

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2016: Looking back at an extraordinary year
 
 itv.com     2016-12-31 kl. 17:22     3023 words
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When historians look back on the 21st century, has surely got to be in the running as one of the most memorable, certainly from a news perspective.

The South African Paralympic gold medallist is jailed for six years for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013.... September 7-18: Rio Paralympics - ParalympicsGB finish with 147 medals in Rio, 27 more than at London 2012...
 
   
Congratulations to Kadeena Cox and Stephanie Millward on their New Year’s Honours
 
 Multiple Sclerosis Society     2016-12-31 kl. 17:16     248 words
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Kadeena Cox and Stephanie Millward, our Ambassadors, have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.

Kadeena Cox and Stephanie Millward, our Ambassadors, have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.  The Paralympians each received a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) – Kadeena for services to athletics and
 
   
Honours list joy for Jo and Libby
 
 Scottish Athletics     2016-12-31 kl. 16:25     252 words
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Saturday 31st December Jo Butterfield – MBE recognition There has been wide acclaim for man sportsmen and women on the New Year Honours list – with two Scottish Para athletes recognised for their remarkable achievements.

Rio duo, Libby Clegg and Jo Butterfield , our two gold medallists from the Paralympics in Brazil earlier this year.
 
   
Paralympic gold medallist says success at Rio lifts new year spirit
 
 Malay Mail     2016-12-31 kl. 16:16     266 words
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Mohamad Ridzuan Mohd Puzi reaches the finishing line in the 100m T36 race with a time of 12.07 seconds to win the gold medal at the Rio Paralympic Games.

Paralympic gold medallist says success at Rio lifts new year spirit.... Mohamad Ridzuan Mohd Puzi reaches the finishing line in the 100m T36 race with a time of 12.07 seconds to win the gold medal at the Rio Paralympic Games.— Reuters pic MAKKAH, Dec 31 ? Paralympian...
 
   
Blunders, bombshells and boxers: the 2016 Varsity Sports Awards
 
 Varsity     2016-12-31 kl. 16:07     1205 words
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Rio’s Maracanã stadium bids farewell to the Olympic Games Fernando Frazão/Agência Brasil 2016 was a year of surprises in the world of sport.

Rio’s Maracanã stadium bids farewell to the Olympic Games Fernando Frazão/Agência Brasil 2016 was a year of surprises in the world of sport.Team GB came second in both the Olympic and Paralympic medal standings, the Chicago Cubs won their first
 
   
Life of 13-time Paralympic medallist celebrated in Canada
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2016-12-31 kl. 16:02     210 words
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A celebration of the life of Canada's 13-time Paralympic medallist Lana Spreeman has been held in Calgary. The Alpine skier lost her battle with brain cancer in November, at the age of 61.

Life of 13-time Paralympic medallist celebrated in Canada.... A celebration of the life of Canada's 13-time Paralympic medallist Lana Spreeman has been held in Calgary.... The Alpine skier lost her battle with brain cancer in November, at the age of 61.She competed at five Winter Paralympic...

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Murray and Farah knighted
 
 Big News Network     2016-12-31 kl. 15:55     31 words
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Andy Murray and Mo Farah have been awarded knighthoods in the New Year Honours after enjoying further incredible success in 2016.

Andy Murray and Mo Farah have been awarded knighthoods in the New Year Honours after enjoying further incredible success in 2016.Farah and Murray are joined in being knighted by Paralympics.
 
   
Eye on India: Virat Kohli’s Test side this year eclipsed standard set by MS Dhoni’s 2010 team
 
 Abu Dhabi National     2016-12-31 kl. 15:32     1084 words
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Here is a quiz question for you: Which was India’s finest year in Test cricket? If you were asked that 12 months ago, the answer would have been 2010.

In a year when Kohli and Sindhu were ubiquitous on magazine covers and newspaper front pages, two Paralympic athletes deserved even greater praise.

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NT-sporten listar sportåret 2016
 
 Norrköpings Tidningar     2016-12-31 kl. 15:23     1237 words
 
Ett skottår har avverkats. Hög tid för NT-sporten att sammanfatta 366 späckade sportdagar med det bästa (och sämsta i vissa fall). Varsågoda, här är årets...

Jonas Jacobsson avslutade sin 37 år långa tävlingskarriär med sitt tionde Paralympics, i Rio de Janeiro.... Jonas Jacobsson vann inte Paralympics-guld. ..tryck:
 
   
What a year 2016 has been, says South Derbyshire MP Heather Wheeler
 
 Uttoxeter Advertiser     2016-12-31 kl. 15:22     493 words
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Burton Mail Posted: December 31, 2016 By Heather Wheeler

On a lighter note, the Rio Olympics and Paralympics were a huge success for team GB and I was thrilled that Derbyshire was so well represented.... Adam Peaty, who trained at Repton, won Team GB's first gold medal, Pingle School boy Lewis White won a bronze medal in the Paralympics...
 
   
Rood's departure voted Skagit County's top sports story of 2016
 
 GoSkagit.com     2016-12-31 kl. 15:20     1769 words
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Ron Rood’s time at the helm of the Concrete football team came to an end in 2016. He stepped down after 31 seasons as head coach, a stretch that includes the Lions’ only state title in football.

6. Megan Absten qualifies for Paralympics When Megan Absten qualified for the Paralympics in 2016, it wasn’t the first time she had overcome the odds.... Still, her accomplishment in 2016 was on an even bigger stage, as she qualified for the Paralympics...
 
   
Brits dressed as Jimmy Savile, Rolf Harris and Oscar Pistorius appals holidayers
 
 International Business Times UK     2016-12-31 kl. 15:12     333 words
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The group in Benidorm, Spain, told one onlooker they called themselves 'The Offenders'.

Paralympian athlete Pistorius is currently serving a jail sentence in Atteridgeville Correctional Centre in South Africa for Steenkamp's murder.

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The right Duff 2016 was Floras year
 
 Royal Gazette     2016-12-31 kl. 15:10     1721 words
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It is unlikely there has been a Bermudian athlete to have experienced a year quite as glorious as Flora Duffy’s 2016.

A few weeks later, wheelchair athlete Jessica Lewis and boccia player Yushae Andrade both represented the island at the Rio Paralympics, where Lewis came sixth in the T53 100 metres before setting personal best times in the 400 and 800.
 
   
Mansfield council ‘splashed out’ on award party for Paralympic swimmers
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2016-12-31 kl. 15:06     98 words
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Mansfield District Council has been criticised after splashing out more than half its entertainment budget on an award ceremony for local Paralympians.

Mansfield council ‘splashed out’ on award party for Paralympic swimmers.... Mansfield District Council has been criticised after splashing out more than half its entertainment budget on an award ceremony for local Paralympians.Champion swimmers Ollie...
 
   
Paralympic gold swimmer Matt Wylie joins crime commissioner and health czar on Queen’s New Year’s Honours list
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2016-12-31 kl. 14:59     110 words
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Swimmer Matt Wylie has a new title to add to his Paralympic gold as his sporting success is celebrated in the New Year’s Honours list. The 20-year-old, from Washington, has been awarded the MBE in the list in recognition of his services to swimming.

Paralympic gold swimmer Matt Wylie joins crime commissioner and health czar on Queen’s New Year’s Honours list.... Swimmer Matt Wylie has a new title to add to his Paralympic gold as his sporting success is celebrated in the New Year’s Honours list.
 
   
2016 in review: Top stories include Shawn Morelli (third), Mead Avenue Bridge (second)
 
 Meadville Tribune     2016-12-31 kl. 14:57     2079 words
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A few weeks ago, the Tribune provided readers with what we believe are the most important Crawford County-area stories of 2016. We then asked our readers to rank the stories from No. 1 (most important) to No. 15 (least important).

3. Morelli captures Paralympic gold, twice A tragic story has turned into one of hope and inspiration for a Meadville native who graduated from Saegertown Junior-Senior High School.... Less than a decade later, she captured two gold medals in September at the 2016 Rio Paralympic...
 
   
Where's my f****** MBE! Author Jon Ronson hits out at New Year's Honours
 
 Daily Mail     2016-12-31 kl. 14:53     502 words
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Jon Ronson sent out several tweets in a rant about not receiving an honour

A remarkable 110 awards have been given to the country's Olympians and Paralympians, making up nearly 10 per cent of the list's total.

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Paralympian Lee Pearson 'humbled' and 'delighted' at knighthood
 
 Warwick Courier     2016-12-31 kl. 14:49     10 words
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Paralympian Lee Pearson 'humbled' and 'delighted' at knighthood.

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Daventry Express (web)
 
   
Tennis | Dec 31 2016, 7:56 pm HKT Rise, Sir Andy Murray
 
 ESPN Star     2016-12-31 kl. 14:34     257 words
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Andy Murray has been awarded a knighthood in the New Year Honours by the Queen, along with Olympic champion Mo Farah.

Farah and Murray were joined in being knighted by Paralympics equestrian great Lee Pearson, while heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill and rower Katherine Grainger were made dames.
 
   
To the winners of the big votes go the spoils - but now we have to grapple with the consequences
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2016-12-31 kl. 14:16     107 words
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2016 was a year of surprises from start to finish.

2016 was a year of surprises from start to finish.There were triumphs ranging from the fabulous success of Britain’s outstanding Olympians and Paralympians in Brazil winning a record number of medals to London electing Sadiq Khan as its first
 
   
Eurovisionary: World famous stage designer for Eurovision 2017
 
 KPNews.com     2016-12-31 kl. 14:11     122 words
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Dec. 23, 5:56 pm Ukrainians say Jamala’s victory at Eurovision, Paralympic performance are top … Dec. 23, 12:27 pm Ukrinform: China to repair transport infostructure facilities in Kyiv Dec.

Dec. 23, 5:56 pm Ukrainians say Jamala’s victory at Eurovision, Paralympic performance are top … Dec.
 
   
New Year's honours: these are the business figures recognised
 
 NewsR.in     2016-12-31 kl. 14:10     714 words
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The British business community was well represented on the New Years honours list, with entrepreneurs and executives featuring prominently amongst the more than 100 figures recognised for services to the industry and economy.

While at PwC he was noted for working to raise diversity and mobility levels within the company and was behind the company's decision to sponsor the 2014 Invictus Games, the international Paralympic...

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Former international canoeist Penny Briscoe recognised in New Year's Honours List
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2016-12-31 kl. 14:09     106 words
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A former international canoeist who led the Paralympics GB team in Rio has been recognised in the New Year's Honours List.

A former international canoeist who led the Paralympics GB team in Rio has been recognised in the New Year's Honours List.Penny Briscoe, of Gamston, who was the Chef de Mission at the games earlier this year, has received an OBE on top of the MBE