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Det önskar sig 14 gotländska profiler av 2017
 
 Helagotland     2017-01-01 kl. 10:05     603 words
 
Smaklösas sångare Pelle Sundberg vet vad han önskar sig: "Att konflikerna och allt käbbel ska ta slut" Vad hoppas du på till 2017?

Louise Etzner, paradressyrryttare och paralympicsmedaljör.
 
   
17 höjdpunkter 2017 - sport i världsklass nära dig
 
 Sydsvenskan     2017-01-01 kl. 10:02     1107 words
 
Idrott är som bäst live. Här är 17 höjdpunkter 2017, både i din omedelbara närhet och en bit bort i ett Europa som kommit allt närmare. Handboll, VM, herrar, Paris Lugis Simon Jeppsson gjorde A-landslagsdebut hemma i Lund under hösten.

Parasport, Malmö Open.... Malmö Open, eller The European Parasport Games, jubilerar i år när tävlingarna arrangeras för fyrtionde gången.
 
   
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Dalung Lists 3 Factors Affecting Sports Industry In Nigeria
 
 Nigerian Bulletin     2017-01-02 kl. 07:52     174 words
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Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has listed three important factors affecting Sports industry in the country. Barr.

and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Why Dame Val deserves it
 
 Unlimited Magazine     2017-01-02 kl. 06:36     594 words
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OPINION: Valerie Adams' damehood was a deserved personal honour but it was equally important on another two fronts. Sportswomen and New Zealanders of Pasifika descent have been lamentably under-represented on New Zealand's honours lists.

Golfer Lydia Ko, Paralympics swimmer Sophie Pascoe and double Olympic kayaking gold medallist Lisa Carrington would all merit selection.
 
   
Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Jan 2
 
 Islamic Republic News Agency     2017-01-02 kl. 06:21     118 words
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**IRAN NEWS - Rial strengthens to 39,000 per USD - Iran, Russia presidents discuss ceasefire in Syria - No invitation from Saudi to discuss Hajj

Iran’s Nemati secures second best performance at Paralympics **TEHRAN TIMES -
 
   
Tokyo 2020 Olympics will come and quickly go, but the legacy is all-important
 
 Japan Times     2017-01-02 kl. 05:30     1696 words
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The eyes of the world will be on Tokyo for more than just the 16 days that it hosts the 2020 Olympics, as the concept of legacy gains more importance for global sporting mega-events.

The organizing committee will be disbanded after the Olympics, so it’s up to bodies like the Tokyo Metropolitan government, the JOC and the Japanese Paralympic Committee to take it over and make it work for the people.... It’s important to show the good side of the Olympic Movement to the young people who will lead us in the 21st century.” This New Year’s series examines how Japan is preparing for the Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
Ali Kirker: Ordinary folk rebelled in 2016… but it's kindness which sticks
 
 The Sunday Post     2017-01-02 kl. 05:10     469 words
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Written by Alison Kirker, 02/01/2017 So much happened that I was surprised when someone on the radio earlier this week referred to the Scottish election last May.

And didn't you love seeing Borders lass Samantha Kinghorn, who was paralysed after a wall of snow fell on her in 2010, compete in the Paralympics?
 
   
New Year Honours 2017: The complete list
 
 National Business Review     2017-01-02 kl. 04:00     1866 words
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NEW ZEALAND ORDER OF MERIT Dames Companion Valerie Kasanita Adams, ONZM, for services to athletics Georgina Kingi, QSO, for services to Maori

Marjorie Herewini, for services to women John Heyes, for services to education Robyn Hickman, for services to education Anthony Evan Hill, for services to the community, disability sport and health Katherine Horan, for services to Paralympic sport
 
   
What to look out for this year
 
 NewsMail     2017-01-02 kl. 03:13     1146 words
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WELCOME to the new year and what promises to be another big year of local sport. This year was full of highlights on the local and international stage and we expect 2017 to be even better.

Fresh from winning silver and bronze at the Rio Paralympics, McCracken will spend the first part of this year trying to qualify for the event in the Summer Down Under events in Sydney and Canberra.... Australian Paralympi If he can qualify McCracken will return to the same venue he competed at in 2012 for the Paralympics...
 
   
2016: Year of stumbles, fumbles and little cheer in sports
 
 Daily Sun     2017-01-02 kl. 02:38     1963 words
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BY JOE APU In a year that has been full of mixed feelings, Nigerians want to forget in a hurry the happenings that  characterized her sports. Weightlifting, basketball, tennis and indeed virtually all other sports had tough times.

I fell in love with the Nigerian team because despite all these problems they are in the quarter-finals of the Olympics.” Paralympics:... Relief came the way of Nigerian sports in September with the outstanding performance of the her paralympic team to...

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  After the Abysmal Low of 2016, Expectations High in the New Year
 
 This Day Online     2017-01-02 kl. 01:41     1049 words
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  NIGERIAN SPORTS …NIGERIAN SPORTS… NIGERIAN SPORTS….

But the outstanding performance of Team Nigeria at the Paralympic Games also in Rio, Brazil in September made up for the glitches at the Olympics and reinforced the old mantra that there is ability in disability.... Instructively, the display of gut, determination and patriotism by the paralympians...
 
   
Family of 15 seeking help to buy wheelchair-accessible van
 
 Albuquerque Journal     2017-01-02 kl. 00:25     452 words
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Ryberg says all of the older children and adults in the family participate in Paralympic sports and Special Olympics. “I just think this family is very deserving of this blessing, and it would make their lives so much easier, and that’s what
 
   
Economic plan working, says Najib
 
 Straits Times     2017-01-01 kl. 22:13     480 words
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PETALING JAYA • Prime Minister Najib Razak has reminded all Malaysians that despite a challenging 2016, the government is committed to building a more prosperous and equitable country.

Mr Najib also paid tribute to Team Malaysia, which won four silver medals and one bronze at the Olympics and two golds at the Paralympics in Brazil.
 
   
From the ‘snub’ to ultimate elation, this past year had it all
 
 Olean Times Herald     2017-01-01 kl. 22:08     2444 words
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A year ago, the Times Herald sports department adopted a longtime cityside staple of a Top 10 Local Stories of the Year piece for the Jan. 1 edition of the paper.

Allegany-Limestone grad Martha Ruether competes in Paralympics It was the culmination of three years of hard work and dedication.... Upon graduating from A-L, she attended Lake Erie College and after her freshman year got an invitation from Queeny Nichols, who served on the United State Paralympic...
 
   
2016: The Year that Was...Russia's!
 
 Pravda     2017-01-01 kl. 21:44     2739 words
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2016, the Year of Russia, when President Vladimir Putin, ending the year with an 87 per cent approval rating, showed that by using diplomacy, by

56 medals - 19 Gold, 18 Silver, 19 Bronze despite the blanket ban on certain modalities and the entire Paralympic team.
 
   
MBE Crowns Golden Year for Bethany ; PARALYMPICS
 
 HighBeam Research     2017-01-01 kl. 21:16     138 words
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FIVE gold medals and a silver. That was the impressive haul for Northern Ireland competitors at the Paralympics.

MBE Crowns Golden Year for Bethany ; PARALYMPICS.... That was the impressive haul for Northern Ireland competitors at the Paralympics.If the 2016 Olympics proved disappointing with no treasure coming to this part of the world, Bethany Firth, Jason Smyth...
 
   
The film will inspire other athletes like me: Mariyappan Thangavelu
 
 Deccan Chronicle     2017-01-01 kl. 20:28     415 words
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Kollywood provided treat after treat for its fans on New Year’s eve. While Vijay fans went into a frenzy because of the Bairavaa trailer, Gautham Menon released an ear-pleasing song teaser from Dhanush’s next film Ennai Nokki Paayum Thotta.

She announced a project which everyone least expected — the 3 director revealed that her next film would be the biopic of Paralympic gold medal winner Mariyappan Thangavelu!
 
   
Murray knighted in Britain’s 2017 new year honors list
 
 Elombah.com     2017-01-01 kl. 20:26     323 words
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Written by Elombah.com Category: World View Comments A monumental year for Andy Murray just got even bigger and better as the tennis world No.1 has been knighted in Britain’s 2017 New Year’s Honors List.

Equestrian Lee Pearson was also knighted for his achievement of winning 11 gold medals at five Paralympic Games.
 
   
8 Olympic Storylines Worth Following This January
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-01-01 kl. 20:07     1492 words
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By Craig Bohnert | Jan. 01, 2017, 1:17 p.m. (ET) As the calendar turns to January 2017, the hearts of Team USA’s winter athletes are beating just a bit quicker as visions of the PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games dance in their heads. Jan.

01, 2017, 1:17 p.m. (ET) As the calendar turns to January 2017, the hearts of Team USA’s winter athletes are beating just a bit quicker as visions of the PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games dance in their heads.
 
   
Campaign to raise awareness for disabled access to public spaces
 
 Jerusalem Post     2017-01-01 kl. 19:57     350 words
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Paralympic medalist Moran Samuel: "Most beaches I can only see from afar.

Paralympic medalist Moran Samuel:... Moran Samuel, a 2016 Paralympic Olympics medalist in rowing; visually impaired singer Moran Mazoz; and Shraga Weinberg, a Paralympic medalist in tennis.
 
   
New Year Honours
 
 BBC     2017-01-01 kl. 19:16     804 words
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: More than 100 Northern Ireland recipients 30 December 2016 From the section Northern Ireland Image caption Sue McAllister has been made a Companion

Image copyright Pacemaker Image caption Bethany Firth claimed three gold medals at the Paralympic Games in Rio in 2016 Mrs McAllister was appointed director general of Northern Ireland's prison service in 2012 and became the first woman to hold the
 
   
Olympic athletes bring LA 2024 into spotlight during Rose Parade
 
 USA TODAY     2017-01-01 kl. 18:57     835 words
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Janet Evans, Allyson Felix, Greg Louganis will serve as grand marshals of Monday’s parade Post to Facebook Janet Evans, Allyson Felix, Greg Louganis will serve as grand marshals of Monday’s parade Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.

With 14 Olympic gold medals among them, the three Southern California natives will represent Los Angeles’ bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.... Over the past year, the bid committee has held eight town hall meetings across the country with Olympic and Paralympic...

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'Rio was great but London 2017 will be even better,' says UK Athletics
 
 The Telegraph     2017-01-01 kl. 18:55     1119 words
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Niels de Vos believes a golden era for British athletics is on the horizon Credit: PA

A further 33 were won in the Paralympic athletics programme, way ahead of London's record haul.

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2016: A look back at despair and glory
 
 The Sentinel     2017-01-01 kl. 18:32     1717 words
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2016 has been a year of upheaval both nationally and in North Staffordshire. JOHN WOODHOUSE highlights just some of the momentous events, the ups and the downs, which we have experienced in the last twelve months.

SEPTEMBER Bagnall's Lee Pearson wins his 11th Paralympic equestrian gold medal in Rio.

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Local sports 2016 in review
 
 Meadville Tribune     2017-01-01 kl. 18:16     1811 words
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1. District 1 makes another World Series run It was yet another summer during which a group of local girls had Crawford County on the edge of its seat.

Morelli rides to gold Saegertown High School graduate Shawn Morelli went international this September when she picked up two cycling gold medals at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.  While serving with the U.S.
 
   
Wales boss Chris Coleman among recipients on New Years Honours...
 
 Carmarthen Journal     2017-01-01 kl. 18:11     1024 words
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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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Hidilyn Diaz silver, Yap-Lee trade, 'Wala ng Kangkungan' lead Top 10 stories of 2016
 
 Spin.ph     2017-01-01 kl. 17:49     1840 words
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A SILVER that glitters like gold. Hidilyn Diaz came a tad short of ending the Philippine’s quest for a first ever Olympic gold, but her Cinderella finish in the women’s 53-kg.

HONORABLE MENTIONS: Josephine Medina gives PH a bronze medal in the table tennis event of the Rio Paralympic Games; San Beda regains the NCAA men’s basketball title with a two-game sweep of Arellano in the finals; PH produced three new world boxing...
 
   
UKA Athletics - News - Arise Sir Mo Farah and Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill
 
 German Road Races     2017-01-01 kl. 17:46     447 words
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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
 
   
The Top 16 Swimming Stories of 2016
 
 SwimSwam     2017-01-01 kl. 17:24     2381 words
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To see all of our 2016 Swammy Awards presented by TYR, click here The New Year is upon us! So we at SwimSwam are wrapping up our 2016 Swammy Awards with a look back at the 16 biggest stories of the year 2016.

The investigations led to a number of Russian athletes being banned from the Rio Olympics and all Russian Paralympians being banned from the Rio Paralympics.
 
   
New Year's honours for NI's O'Neill and Firth
 
 itv.com     2017-01-01 kl. 17:13     465 words
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Paralympic swimming champion Bethany Firth and Northern Ireland football manager Michael O’Neill have been awarded MBEs in the New Year’s Honours.

Paralympic swimming champion Bethany Firth and Northern Ireland football manager Michael O’Neill have been awarded MBEs in the New Year’s Honours.Firth, from Seaforde in Co Down, won three golds and one silver medal in Rio over the summer,
 
   
The year in photos – 2016
 
 Columbian.com     2017-01-01 kl. 17:07     1242 words
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A   A Photo Gallery What a year. Protesters made it known they didn’t want oil trains coming to the Port of Vancouver, Democrat Bernie Sanders paid us a visit and so did former President Bill Clinton. Even rap icon Snoop Dogg made an appearance.

For this story about rower Anthony Davis, who at the time was preparing for the 2016 Paralympics, I rode in a boat with his trainer.
 
   
WA announces Iranian Nemati’s performance second best in Rio 2016
 
 MyInforms     2017-01-01 kl. 16:40     22 words
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World Archery (WA) announced the second best performance of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games was put in by Iranian para-archer

World Archery (WA) announced the second best performance of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games was put in by Iranian para-archer. ...Zahra….
 
   
Zheng Tao to cut training schedule so he can "fall in love" with swimming again
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-01 kl. 16:15     299 words
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China's Zheng Tao has revealed he will not be training as regularly during 2017 as he looks to “fall in love” with swimming again.

China's Zheng Tao has revealed he will not be training as regularly during 2017 as he looks to “fall in love” with swimming again.The two-time Paralympic men’s 100 metre backstroke S6 gold medallist, winning the titles at the 2012 and 2016

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YEAR IN REVIEW: Steelheads, Summer Games and more in Mississauga's top sports stories for 2016
 
 Mississauga News     2017-01-01 kl. 16:01     512 words
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From grassroots all the way up to the professional ranks, it’s been another year to remember as far as the Mississauga sports landscape goes.

NHL Draft? It was also an Olympic year, with a large Mississauga contingent in Rio for both the Olympics and Paralympics while facilities across the city were in high use for elite level events like the Ontario Summer Games.
 
   
Athletics: Houston Marathon Foundation Continues Commitment to Distance Running
 
 HoustonNewsInfo.com     2017-01-01 kl. 15:49     1415 words
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Share Tweet Share Share Email HOUSTON (December 19, 2016) – In its continued effort to promote the benefits of long-distance

These American elite runners will be joined this year by elite runners who competed in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio and the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles.... Paralympic triathletes Mark Barr and Hailey Danisewicz, as well as Paralympic...
 
   
EUROPE: These are the national champions of 2016
 
 Association Internationale De La Presse Sportive     2017-01-01 kl. 15:40     623 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.

Glasnovic – shooting Luka Modric - football Women Sandra Perkovic - athletics Sara Kolak - athletics Sandra Paovic - paralympics table tennis CZECH REPUBLIC Men Lukas Krpalek – judo Josef Dostal – canoeing Jaroslav Kulhavi -
 
   
Meet the Cumbrian man who spends his life giving to others
 
 The Cumberland News     2017-01-01 kl. 15:28     1301 words
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For more than 30 years Geoff Brown has worked tirelessly to help people in need. His days of fancy-dress bungee jumping may be over, but Geoff keeps on giving. Roger Lytollis reports

People with disabilities, including Paralympic athlete Simon Lawson, are helped to fulfil their potential.... This is mine. You'd be amazed what I can get out of people.” His trust helped send Maryport athlete Simon Lawson to this year's Paralympics in...
 
   
Mohammad Khalvandi proud of making Iranian people happy
 
 Tehran Times     2017-01-01 kl. 15:24     212 words
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Two-time Paralympics gold medal winner Mohammad Khalvandi says that he is so proud to make the Iranian people happy. Khalvandi snatched a gold medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games in the Men's Javelin Throw - F57 with a throw of 46.12m.

Two-time Paralympics gold medal winner Mohammad Khalvandi says that he is so proud to make the Iranian people happy.... Khalvandi snatched a gold medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games in the Men's Javelin Throw -... F57 with a throw of 46.12m.The thrower had already won a gold medal in the London 2012 Paralympic...

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Conlan, Treacy & Triple H On The Best Of Now That's What I Call Sport 2016
 
 Dublin 98FM Online     2017-01-01 kl. 14:51     450 words
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Jamie Moore What a year it was for sport!

and Paralympics 2016!
 
   
Review of the Year: A look back at 2016 - the good, the bad and the weird
 
 Stroud Life Online     2017-01-01 kl. 14:11     1916 words
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CELEBRITY DEATHS It wasn't a particularly happy start at 2016 with news of the death of music legend David Bowie at 69, closely followed by actor Alan Rickman and national treasure Terry Wogan.

In the Paralympics, there were more county successes, with triathlete Andy Lewis, from Lydney, claimed first place in the triathlon PT2 category, and said afterwards:... Read: Famous faces awarded in Queen's New Year's Honours Lydney Town footballer Jack Rutter captained the GB seven-a-side football in the Rio Paralympics...
 
   
Virginia Beach soccer player Adam Ballou voted Paralympic Soccer Player of the year
 
 PilotOnline     2017-01-01 kl. 14:10     283 words
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Adam Ballou turned a few heads when he scored two goals in a soccer match against the Netherlands in the 2016 Paralympic Games. Now he’s doing it again, as the winner of the 2016 U.S. Soccer Disabled Player of the Year.

Virginia Beach soccer player Adam Ballou voted Paralympic Soccer Player of the year.... Adam Ballou turned a few heads when he scored two goals in a soccer match against the Netherlands in the 2016 Paralympic Games.... They vote on the annual award for male and female soccer players and best young male and female soccer players, along with disabled athlete...
 
   
New Year Honors list: Murray, Farah knighted
 
 Deutsche Welle     2017-01-01 kl. 14:06     358 words
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The sporting elite made up 10% of the honors handed out by the British monarch this year. Knighthoods were handed to Andy Murray and Mo Farah, while Katherine Grainger and Jessica Ennis-Hill became dames.

Paralympian Lee Pearson was also honored with a knighthood, while Sir Roger Bannister, the first man to run a mile under four minutes, received the highest accolade -
 
   
2016: A year of politics in the nation's capital
 
 Politico     2017-01-01 kl. 13:59     680 words
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President Barack Obama delivers a statement Jan. 5 at the White House on his executive actions to reduce gun violence. Less than a month earlier, Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik shot and killed 14 people in San Bernardino, Calif.

Olympic and Paralympic teams to the White House on Sept.
 
   
Olympic heroes and entertainers honoured
 
 BBC     2017-01-01 kl. 13:56     1651 words
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New Year Honours 2017: Olympic heroes and entertainers recognised 31 December 2016 From the section UK Media captionMurray says he still feels "like

A host of Paralympians also receive honours, including 11-times gold medallist Veteran comic Ken Dodd said he felt "highly tickled" to receive a knighthood at the age of 89.... Cox, who competed on the athletics track and in the velodrome at the Rio Paralympics...
 
   
Bay State Table Tennis Club players build on history, love of the game
 
 MassLive     2017-01-01 kl. 13:36     555 words
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The trio are among scores of passionate players and students of the sport who belong to the Bay State Table Tennis Club, an organization whose roots date back more than half a century.

Table tennis has been an Olympic sport since 1988, and a Paralympic sport since the inaugural 1960 Summer Paralympics.
 
   
Van Dyk retires from cycling and vows to end career focusing on marathon
 
 Inside The Games     2017-01-01 kl. 13:12     251 words
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Nick Butler Sunday, 1 January 2017 Eight-time Paralympic medallist Ernst van Dyk has announced he will officially retire from cycling and instead focus on his first sport of athletics.

Van Dyk retires from cycling and vows to end career focusing on marathon. ...racing.Nick Butler Sunday, 1 January 2017 Eight-time Paralympic medallist Ernst van Dyk has announced he will officially retire from cycling and instead focus on his first
 
   
The IPC President's New Year message 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-01 kl. 13:05     1184 words
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Sir Philip Craven reflects on 2016, a year he describes as the most challenging yet, and looks ahead to 2017 and the election of his successor.

Sir Philip Craven reflects on 2016, a year he describes as the most challenging yet, and looks ahead to 2017 and the election of his successor."Thanks to the efforts of National Paralympic Committees and International Federations in developing

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How to get involved in London 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-01 kl. 13:05     575 words
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The World Para Athletics Championships takes place between 14-23 July. As the year of 2017 unfolds across the world, global athletics is set for the most memorable of years in London, Great Britain.

It will also be the first time both Para and IAAF championships are hosted in the same city in the same year – quite simply the biggest event to be staged in the London Stadium since the Olympic and Paralympic Games – with over 3,000 athletes
 
   
Show me the money? Show them your medals first!
 
 Free Malaysia Today     2017-01-01 kl. 13:00     388 words
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Youth and Sports Minister Khairy warns sportspeople their funds could be cut if they don't put up a good showing at the next two international meets.

In an interview with NST published today, he said: “After the Rio Olympics and Paralympics, it crossed my mind that had we done poorly in Rio, we might not have got a large allocation for the Sea Games.” In last year’s Rio Olympics, Malaysia
 
   
Holly to Bolly: First Indian film on Mars in the pipeline, Halle Berry divorce finalised, and more
 
 Abu Dhabi National     2017-01-01 kl. 12:52     608 words
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newslide First Indian film on Mars in the pipeline Director Pritish Chakraborty has spoken about his upcoming project Mangal Ho which will be set in outer space.

Indian Paralympic high jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu.... Simply titled Mariyappan , the Tamil film will chart the life of the 21-year-old athlete who won a gold medal for India in the 2016 Summer Paralympics games in Rio de Janeiro.
 
   
Queen will not attend New Year's Day church service at Sandringham due to
 
 London Evening Standard     2017-01-01 kl. 12:49     265 words
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Fiona Simpson Sunday 1 January 2017 10:04 BST Heavy cold: The Queen will not attend a New Year's Day service at Sandringham Niklas Halle'n - WPA Pool/Getty Images

Inspiring: The Queen praised Britain's Olympians and Paralympians during her Christmas Day speech The Queen has had the cold for more than a week, although she is understood to be up and about.
 
   
Gregson wins mile in style
 
 Northwest Tasmania Advocate     2017-01-01 kl. 12:23     554 words
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Olympian Ryan Gregson became the first athlete to win the Burnie Open Mile from scratch since 1967 on Sunday. Olympian Ryan Gregson became the first athlete to win the Burnie Open Mile from scratch since 1967 on Sunday.

Although he didn’t reach the feat, he had the crowd on its feet as he finished ahead of McSweyn in second and Forth Paralympian Deon Kenzie in third.

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Looking back on the year that was in West Niagara
 
 Niagara This Week     2017-01-01 kl. 12:09     2764 words
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Grimsby Lincoln News is looking back on everything that made major headlines in West Niagara. In the following we look at the first three months of a busy 2016.

Alex Micallef resigned in April after spending six years on council.  He left the post in order to spend more time with family. • Vineland man, Kevin Rempel prepares to take part in the Niagara Wings for Life.  The Paralympic competitor suffered
 
   
Registration underway for annual Blind and Disabled Golf Classic
 
 Santa Ynez Valley News     2017-01-01 kl. 11:48     376 words
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Registration is now being accepted for the 17th annual California Blind and Disabled Golf Classic, which this year will take place at the Zaca Creek Golf Course in Buellton.

as the host site for the tournament that will bring blind and disabled athletes from around the country Feb.
 
   
Where to watch Hull 2017 fireworks if you don't have a ticket
 
 Hull Daily Mail     2017-01-01 kl. 11:16     827 words
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So, the big day is finally here - Hull is the and the year is about to get under way with a huge fireworks display.

The spectacular event will be designed by the same team that created the firework displays for the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics ceremonies and is set to light up the night sky above the Humber.
 
   
Hawaii tennis scene went big in 2016
 
 Honolulu Star-Advertiser     2017-01-01 kl. 11:12     1141 words
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It started with a Challenger doubleheader on Maui, took off to Kona for a Fed Cup that revolved around Venus, then blew into Oahu with the rain and CiCi Bellis.

Wheelchair Tennis team at the Paralympics on her 22nd birthday.... 6 in the world. He played in the Paralympics and met his wife through the game.
 
   
Andy Murray, Mo Farah knighted in New Year Honours list
 
 Daily Times     2017-01-01 kl. 11:00     180 words
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LONDON: British tennis champion Andy Murray and athlete Mo Farah have been knighted in the Queen’s New Year Honours list.

LONDON: British tennis champion Andy Murray and athlete Mo Farah have been knighted in the Queen’s New Year Honours list.Paralympic dressage rider Lee Pearson is also knighted, while heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill and rower Katherine Grainger are made
 
   
Rajinikanth's Daughter Thanks Shah Rukh Khan. Here's Why
 
 NDTV     2017-01-01 kl. 10:57     244 words
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We are not sure if Shah Rukh Khan partied on New Year's eve but he definitely spent some time on Twitter as he shared the first look of the next film to be helmed by Rajinikanth's daughter Aishwaryaa .

director's chair yet again for a biopic on high jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu, who won gold for India at 2016's Summer Paralympic games, which took place in Rio de Janeiro.... The poster features the fictional version of Mariyappan Thangavelu, who fetched gold for India at the Summer Paralympic...

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Nemati named second best archer of Rio 2016
 
 Mehr News     2017-01-01 kl. 10:56     282 words
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According to a survey conducted by World Archery, the international federation for the Olympic sport of archery, the best performances of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games have been announced with Iranian female archer in the second position.

According to a survey conducted by World Archery, the international federation for the Olympic sport of archery, the best performances of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games have been announced with Iranian female archer in the second position.The top

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Queen to miss Sandringham church service over heavy cold
 
 VIBE 107.6 FM     2017-01-01 kl. 10:42     234 words
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The Queen will miss a New Year's Day church service at Sandringham because of a lingering heavy cold, Buckingham Palace has said. More follows...

Video More than 100 Olympians and Paralympians have been included among the 1,197 people on the New Year Honours List.
 
   
What Will New Year 2017 Be Like for India?
 
 MapsofIndia     2017-01-01 kl. 10:22     1275 words
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The beginning of a calendar year is celebrated across the globe with much hope and joy. People exchange wishes for growth, happiness, health, and prosperity.

The Paralympic Games, which traditionally remained muted in the country, saw a huge change in terms of popularity and perception.
 
   
The highs and lows of 2016 in Midlands' sport
 
 itv.com     2017-01-01 kl. 10:19     950 words
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Sport in the Midlands in 2016 epitomised the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. And that’s just football.

And then came the Paralympics.... While At 40-years of age, Richard Whitehead successfully defended his T42 200m Paralympic title.

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Khairy wants Malaysian sports to shine even brighter in 2017
 
 New Straits Times     2017-01-01 kl. 10:06     2352 words
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KUALA LUMPUR: AN exciting new year beckons for Malaysian sports after the high of 2016 which witnessed the country’s best-ever achievements at the Olympics and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

KUALA LUMPUR: AN exciting new year beckons for Malaysian sports after the high of 2016 which witnessed the country’s best-ever achievements at the Olympics and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin goes through the highs...

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Det önskar sig 14 gotländska profiler av 2017
 
 Helagotland     2017-01-01 kl. 10:05     603 words
 
Smaklösas sångare Pelle Sundberg vet vad han önskar sig: "Att konflikerna och allt käbbel ska ta slut" Vad hoppas du på till 2017?

Louise Etzner, paradressyrryttare och paralympicsmedaljör.
 
   
Van Dyk retires from cycling after winning gold
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-01 kl. 09:45     381 words
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The South African announced his retirement from cycling following his Paralympic gold-medal performance in the men’s road race H5 at Rio 2016. “Our achievements are recognised at an equal level with our abled bodied counterparts.

The South African announced his retirement from cycling following his Paralympic gold-medal performance in the men’s road race H5 at Rio 2016. “Our achievements are recognised at an equal level with our abled bodied counterparts.” After

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Leader Quiz – were you paying attention during 2016?
 
 Limerick Leader     2017-01-01 kl. 09:41     1031 words
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1 - Which successful candidate topped the poll in the Limerick city constituency in February’s general election? 2 - Cllr Kieran O’Hanlon was elected mayor of Limerick City and County Council in July, who did he succeed?

24 - Which Limerick athlete won gold and bronze medals in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio?

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Paralympian hero takes on New Year's Day cyclocross
 
 itv.com     2017-01-01 kl. 09:27     235 words
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Gold medal-winning Paralympian cyclist Steve Bate is set to take part in the popular New Year’s Day Novacross cyclocross event, at Conynham Hall in Knaresborough.

Paralympian hero takes on New Year's Day cyclocross.... Gold medal-winning Paralympian cyclist Steve Bate is set to take part in the popular New Year’s Day Novacross cyclocross event, at Conynham Hall in Knaresborough.Steve, who is visually impaired, won...
 
   
‘Our town thrived in the spotlight’
 
 Stratford Herald     2017-01-01 kl. 09:14     558 words
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Stratford-on-Avon MP Nadhim Zahawi. Photo: Liz Drake, www.lizdrakephotography.co.

On a happier note, 2016 also saw British athletes conquer the world in almost every sport during the Olympics and Paralympics, including local hero, Nick Skelton, before we even consider the almost superhuman efforts of Andy Murray throughout the

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A New Year message from the mayor
 
 Haslemere Today     2017-01-01 kl. 09:00     443 words
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John Ward with Oliver, Harry, Benjamin, Isabella, Paige, Leanne Whattingham and Gail Whattingham IT is hard to look forward without a glance backwards.

On the international stage, Farnham was well represented at the Olympics and Paralympics and we can rightly be proud of our athletes’ involvement and the medals that they brought home.

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