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Anne Wafula Strike fick sitta i sitt eget urin
 
 Expressen     2017-01-02 kl. 20:28     351 words
 
Anne, 42, rasar mot ett tågbolag efter att ha tvingats till en tre timmar lång resa utan en handikappanpassad toalett. Hon tvingades sitta i sitt eget urin. - Jag blev fullständigt rånad på min värdighet, säger hon till The Guardian.

Den brittiska paralympiern Anne Wafula Strike rasar mot ett tågbolag efter att ha tvingats till en tre timmar lång resa utan en handikappanpassad toalett.... Hon har belönats med medlemskap i den brittiska imperieorden efter sina insatser inom parasport...
 
   
Hon använder sin makt
 
 Östgöta Correspondenten     2017-01-02 kl. 17:00     1050 words
 
Det finns en logik i att skådespelaren, litteraturvetaren och hockeyspelaren från Gotland, Karlstad och Alvesta blev kultur- och fritidsnämndens miljöpartistiska ordförande i Linköping.

Ett exempel: När vi pratade om nya Vasahallen sa jag att "vi skulle kunna ha en hall för bara parasport".
 
   
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Andy Murray & Mo Farah knighted in New Year Honours list
 
 Africa News Hub     2017-01-03 kl. 08:40     77 words
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Andy Murray, Mo Farah, Lee Pearson, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Katherine Grainger are all honouredBRITISH tennis champion Andy Murray and athlete Mo Farah have been knighted in the Queen’s New Year Honours list.

Andy Murray, Mo Farah, Lee Pearson, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Katherine Grainger are all honouredBRITISH 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
 
   
Sir Bradley Wiggins looking forward to challenge of The Jump
 
 Irish Examiner     2017-01-03 kl. 08:12     418 words
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Retired cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins is set to turn his attention to snow sports as he takes part in The Jump.

Kadeena Cox – Paralympic medallist.

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Hot time to stay cool
 
 Bathurst Western Advocate     2017-01-03 kl. 07:54     340 words
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Parade takes a lighter look at life in Bathurst and the surrounds. AS the long hot summer continues in Bathurst, the city’s hottest day of the season has now been predicted.

FORMER Carcaor resident and 2016 Rio paralympian Kurt Fearnley was quick on Twitter to praise the efforts of Australian cricketer David Warner, after the batsman scored the first Test century in Australia before lunch on Tuesday.
 
   
Zap Sport 03 janvier : Novak Djokovic remporte son premier match de l’année dans la douleur (vidéo)
 
 Dailymotion     2017-01-03 kl. 07:51     350 words
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Nouvel an 2016 : la performance désastreuse de Mariah Carey (vidéo) par 8 415 vues Les salaires des stars de la télé dévoilés (vidéo) par Non

Élodie Gossuin réagit après les moqueries sur son passage en direct (Vidéo) par Non Stop Zapping 379 vues Jeux Paralympiques :
 
   
The Jump 2017 line-up revealed: Bradley Wiggins, Lydia Bright and Louis
 
 MSN UK     2017-01-03 kl. 07:46     437 words
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3 hrs ago 1/13 SLIDES © Mirror Josie Gibson for The Jump 2017

Kadeena Cox - Paralympic medallist.
 
   
Tokyo Olympics fueling expectations of an economic boom — and fear of a bubble
 
 Japan Times     2017-01-03 kl. 07:34     1174 words
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Preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games is fueling both expectations that Japan’s economy will grow and fears of an asset-inflated bubble. But because the economy still faces uncertainty, all that glitters may not be gold.

But we’re not dancing any more.” This New Year’s series examines how Japan is preparing for the Olympics and Paralympics.Shinya Ajima.
 
   
WSU counts down the top stories of 2016
 
 PublicNow.com     2017-01-03 kl. 07:19     358 words
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Photo: Wichita State University Wichita State counts down the top 10 stories of 2016. Tuesday, January 3, 2017 No. 10 Welcomefest kicked off the fall semester with several events!

6 WSU and the Wichita community celebrated the accomplishments of Paralympians Deja Young, Nick Taylor and Liz Willis, as well as Olympian Nico Hernandez. http://bit.ly/2dsM5xx Nov.
 
   
Disabled Kajang Year One pupils begin first school day in high spirits
 
 New Straits Times     2017-01-03 kl. 07:15     299 words
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KAJANG: Seventeen disabled children with various learning disabilities began their first day of school in high spirits at Sekolah Kebangsaan Sungai

Taking a cue from the phenomenal success of Malaysia’s Paralympians at the 2016 Rio Paralympics, Noraziah said her PPKI students are also actively involved in sports. “My students love futsal, lawn ball and bowling.
 
   
Celebrating life »
 
 Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday     2017-01-03 kl. 06:56     647 words
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Lest we forget. In the midst of all this death around us, there is life.

We celebrate the TT Olympic Committee (TTOC) Sports Personality of the Year, Akeem Stewart, 24, whose gold medal in javelin at the Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games shows how a man born with a disadvantage but given the right dose of help can rise to

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Many ups and downs
 
 Northwest Tasmania Advocate     2017-01-03 kl. 06:28     938 words
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A look back at the performances from those from the Coast The strength and quality of the North-West’s sporting exports in 2016 was apparent when the finalists for the Tasmanian Institute of Sport’s Athlete of the Year award were announced.

That trio were Olympic team pursuit cyclist Amy Cure, 1500 metre Paralympian runner Deon Kenzie and world champion enduro rider Matt Phillips.... Devonport swimmer Jacob Templeton was also at those Paralympics, and while he didn’t collect a medal, he set...
 
   
A busy 2016 for L-A area business
 
 Sun-Journal     2017-01-03 kl. 06:24     1682 words
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It's been a year of big moves, big hopes and doughnuts of the Local and Coming Soon varieties. My candidates for the top 10 business stories of the year in and around greater Lewiston-Auburn are in no particular order.

Rancourt & Co. hand-sewed 1,100 red, white and blue leather boat shoes  worn by Olympians and Paralympians at opening and closing ceremonies in Rio this summer.... Weeks before the opening ceremonies for the Paralympics in September, Ralph Lauren asked whether Rancourt & Co. could quickly sew an additional eight pairs of shoes, this time in boys' sizes 1, 2, 3 and 4, for Paralympic...
 
   
Australia v Pakistan: Matt Renshaw's on-side game honed in the family garage
 
 Sydney Morning Herald     2017-01-03 kl. 06:19     1223 words
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Cricketers will tell you they are often a product of their environment and that certainly appears the case for Matt Renshaw.

Great knock David Warner! #AUSvPAK — Kurt Fearnley (@kurtfearnley) January 3, 2017 Quote of the day goes to three-time Paralympic gold medallist wheelchair racer Kurt Fearnley about Renshaw's history-making opening partner.

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'Rio was great but London 2017 will be even better'
 
 Suid Kaap Forum     2017-01-03 kl. 06:14     313 words
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Niels de Vos, the chief executive of UK. Image: The Telegraph INTERNATIONAL NEWS - Unlike much of the rest of the world, Niels de Vos, the chief executive of UK Athletics, reckons he had a very good 2016.

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

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Top 10 sport events of 2016
 
 VietnamPlus     2017-01-03 kl. 04:38     719 words
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Marksman Hoang Xuan Vinh (Photo: EPA/VNA) Hanoi (VNA) - The following are Vietnam's top 10 sports events of 2016 selected by Vietnam News, the national English language daily. 1.

2. A month after the milestone of the national sport, also in Rio, weightlifter Le Van Cong set a new record of 183kg in the men’s U49kg category of the Paralympics.... After five seasons in Paralympics, Vietnam’s athletes finally notched up the highest...

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David Warner achieves rare Test feat with rapid century
 
 BBC     2017-01-03 kl. 04:33     230 words
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3 January 2017 From the section Australia Image copyright Image caption David Warner celebrates his century in Sydney Australia's David Warner has become the fifth batsman to hit a century before lunch on the opening day of a Test match.

Image copyright Jay Savage Image caption Australian paralympian Kurt Fearnley enjoyed Warner's knock.

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Mighty Mitchell: Adam set for National Championships
 
 Daily Liberal     2017-01-03 kl. 04:16     449 words
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The Dubbo young gun will take on some of the country's best at Ballarat this week.

silver medalists Callum Scotson and Sam Welsford, Olympic mountain bike and road race participant Scott Bowden and Paralympian Alistair Donohoe. “There are 123 entries and with three Olympians and one Paralympian in the field it’s hard to look
 
   
TTOC 2016 AWARDS ALBUM
 
 Trinidad Guardian     2017-01-03 kl. 04:15     226 words
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In recognition of the achievements of T&T sportsmen and sportswomen during 2016 the T&T Olympic Committee (TTOC) held its 19th annual awards

Stewart, 24, who is from Tobago, broke his own world record twice en route to Rio 2016 Paralympic gold in the javelin event.
 
   
Social media erupts after Warner’s insane knock
 
 Daily Telegraph Australia     2017-01-03 kl. 03:53     359 words
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DAVID Warner, miracle worker! The Australian opener became the first player to score a century before lunch in a Test in Australia at the SCG on Tuesday, leading to an outbreak of astonishment and joy from Aussie cricket fans on social media.

One classic Tweet, from wheelchair-bound Paralympic legend Kurt Fearnley, stood out above all others after Warner’s incredible knock.

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Olympics: LA 2024 stirs local support with Rose Bowl parade and game
 
 Sports Features     2017-01-03 kl. 03:49     406 words
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NewsUpdate LA 2024 Athletes' Advisory Commission leaders Janet Evans, Allyson Felix and Greg Louganis were the Tournament of Roses Grand Marshals

The "Follow the Sun" float was animated with a whole list of top American Olympians and Paralympians namely IOC Member Anita DeFrantz, Nadia Comaneci, Bart Conner, Lex Gillette, April Ross, Haley Anderson, Candace Cable, Dawn Harper-Nelson, Holly
 
   
Vincent Hogan: Rio's waters deliver silver lining for Irish Olympians
 
 Irish Independent     2017-01-03 kl. 03:42     1466 words
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One of the guilty little secrets of sportswriters sent to cover an Olympics is that the majority, privately, don't want to be there.

The cost overruns led to an official announcement mid-Games that, due to lack of sponsorship and poor ticket sales, there was "no money to do the Paralympics".... Accordingly, only a federal government bail-out - breaking a promise to use only private money to service the operating budget - allowed the Paralympics...
 
   
THE WRAP: Asian leaders focus on domestic economy
 
 Asia News Network     2017-01-03 kl. 02:19     947 words
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Asian leaders vow to focus on strengthening their domestic economies as the region braces for tough times ahead. In individual new year messages, they emphasised hard work in nation-building in order to overcome the challenges that await this year.

He urged people to take a leaf out of the books of Singaporeans who embody the "spirit and resilience" of high performers, naming achievers including Olympian Joseph Schooling and Paralympian Yip Pin Xiu as inspiring role models.
 
   
A new home for sporting triumphs
 
 EDQuarter     2017-01-03 kl. 02:11     695 words
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St Andrew's Prep unveiled a multi-million pound new sports facility with the help of Tanni Grey-Thompson Posted by Hannah Oakman | January 03,

medal tally includes 11 gold, four silver and one bronze Paralympic medal alongside her five gold, four silver and three bronze medals at World Championships.
 
   
Rail journey humiliation for Paralympian
 
 The Sunday Times     2017-01-03 kl. 02:01     17 words
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Nicola Woolcock January 3 2017, 12:01am, 189484 154819

Rail journey humiliation for Paralympian.
 
   
Benoit Huot Named To The Order Of Canada
 
 SwimSwam     2017-01-03 kl. 01:57     218 words
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Canadian paralympic swimmer Benoît Huot was named to the Order of Canada at the end of December to honour his work as both a parasport ambassador and Paralympic athlete.

Canadian paralympic swimmer Benoît Huot was named to the Order of Canada at the end of December to honour his work as both a parasport ambassador and Paralympic athlete.The Order of Canada is the second highest honour for merit in Canada , with
 
   
Mubadala signs MoU with UAE Disabled Sports Federation
 
 Arab News     2017-01-03 kl. 01:55     377 words
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Mubadala Development Company (Mubadala), the Abu Dhabi-based investment and development company, announced the signing of an MoU with the UAE Disabled Sports Federation (UAEDSF), which expands and strengthens Mubadala’s community outreach program.

program.This long-term partnership follows Mubadala’s sponsorship of the UAE Paralympian team, which won seven medals in Rio de Janeiro.... The MoU also includes cooperation on the participation of disabled athletes at school events in the UAE, aimed at familiarizing students with the capabilities of disabled athletes...
 
   
The Jump 2017 line-up revealed: Bradley Wiggins, Lydia Bright and Louis Smith confirmed for 'cursed' show
 
 Irish Mirror     2017-01-03 kl. 01:03     375 words
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The Jump's 2017 celebrity line-up has been revealed – and there are a LOT of famous faces who are willing to take their lives into their hands for this year's intake.

Kadeena Cox - Paralympic medallist.

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Local Face: Christopher Trower
 
 Wendover News     2017-01-03 kl. 00:46     739 words
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Christopher grew up in Eastbourne where his father worked as a single handed GP. Those were the days when families had to keep quiet while surgeries happened in the home. He qualifying from Barts in 1973, becoming the third generation of Trowers to do so.

He had other interesting medical jobs such as the doctor on a Trans Siberian train journey, providing advice for the Health Ombudsman as an external adviser and as a Games Maker at the London 2012 Olympics & Paralympics.
 
   
The Olympics and the risk of exporting diseases
 
 Revista Pesquisa FAPESP     2017-01-03 kl. 00:12     1317 words
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The likelihood of tourists becoming infected with the dengue or Zika virus is low, but critics point to irresponsibility in the staging of the event It was already expected to be memorable.

Nearly 230 researchers from various countries signed the document, which recommended postponement or change of venue for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.... Margaret Chan, Director-General, WHO, on the Zika threat to the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Pistol club offers people with disabilities chance to thrive in shooting classes
 
 ABC Online     2017-01-02 kl. 23:39     367 words
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A central Queensland pistol club running shooting classes for people with an intellectual disability is hoping to find Australia's next Paralympic talent.

A central Queensland pistol club running shooting classes for people with an intellectual disability is hoping to find Australia's next Paralympic talent.The Rockhampton Pistol Club runs the sessions every fortnight, and is regularly attended by up

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New Year, It Sounds Good to Us ; after a Turbulent 12 Months in Music, We Have Finally Rung in 2017! and There's a Lot to Look Forward to, Says ANDY WELCH
 
 HighBeam Research     2017-01-02 kl. 23:38     128 words
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THE past 12 months have not been the best. However you slice it, the results of several destabilising elections and referenda, a dwindling economy, terrorist atrocities, global extremism and a refugee crisis do not make for happy times.

There have been moments of respite, like the Rio Olympics and Paralympics, but with the arrival of 2017, there's a sense of a fresh start.
 
   
Cost-related issues for 2020 Olympics to drag on in 2017
 
 Japan Today     2017-01-02 kl. 22:58     918 words
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TOKYO — Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics came up with the first overall budget estimate for the 2020 Games at the end of 2016 following cost-cutting efforts spurred by Tokyo Gov Yuriko Koike.

TOKYO — Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics came up with the first overall budget estimate for the 2020 Games at the end of 2016 following cost-cutting efforts spurred by Tokyo Gov Yuriko Koike.While the International Olympic

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Pedal Magazine’s 2016 Cycling Award WINNERS
 
 Pedal Magazine     2017-01-02 kl. 22:33     1414 words
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(Toronto, ON) – We apologize for the short delay and are very pleased to announce the winners of Pedal Magazine’s 2016 Cycling Awards that recognize

SC. Tristen Chernove, with three Paralympic medals from Rio, was voted the Best Paracycling Cyclist (Male or Female) – it was an incredible season for Chernove winning bronze (Kilo), silver (Ind.
 
   
Mandurah Mail sport year in review | November 2016
 
 Mandurah Mail     2017-01-02 kl. 22:24     190 words
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Swimmers flooding Town Beach and a golfer's special hole in one feature in our November edition of the sport year in review.

SOCCER: Patrick Amato, Raymond Ellery and Jordan De Stefano all against New South Wales at the National Paralympic Football Championships.
 
   
USADA tested this triathlete the most in 2016…January 2, 2017
 
 Triathlon Magazine Canada     2017-01-02 kl. 21:44     483 words
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The United States Anti-Drug Agency published its final weekly update of tested athletes in 2016, concluding the year’s results for in- and out-of-competition testing of US athletes under Olympic, Paralympic, Pan American and Para Pan American programs.

The United States Anti-Drug Agency published its final weekly update of tested athletes in 2016, concluding the year’s results for in- and out-of-competition testing of US athletes under Olympic, Paralympic, Pan American and Para Pan American

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Maccabi Games: Marcy Cohen named to Masters Tennis Team
 
 Trumbull Times     2017-01-02 kl. 21:01     505 words
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Jody Helfend, Doug Pacht and Peter Simel, Co-Chairmen of Maccabi USA’s Masters Tennis Team at the 20th World Maccabiah Games, has appointed Marcy Cohen to the Masters Tennis for the upcoming 20th Maccabiah Games, which will take place in Israel, July 4-17.

sports and tennis,” said Cohen, a Trumbull native. “It will be a magical and inspiring event, both personally, spiritually and professionally.” Juniors, Youth, Open, and Paralympic athletes will participate in ISRAEL CONNECT, a cultural and
 
   
Even for a Paralympian, the tale of Anne Olympia Wafula Strike is truly
 
 Inside The Games     2017-01-02 kl. 21:01     1734 words
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Duncan Mackay Thursday, 23 September 2010 One of the trademarks of Paralympic sport is that practically all the participating athletes have an inspiring story to tell. In no-able bodied sport do you hear such an abundance of dramatic tales which see individuals face the greatest of adversities and come out the other side as heroes.

Even for a Paralympian, the tale of Anne Olympia Wafula Strike is truly. ...astonishing.Duncan Mackay Thursday, 23 September 2010 One of the trademarks of Paralympic sport is that practically all the participating athletes have an inspiring story to
 
   
Stars and premiership winners
 
 Lismore Northern Star     2017-01-02 kl. 20:29     523 words
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Rhein rakes in cash LISMORE golfer Rhein Gibson sunk a rare albatross on the final hole of the Barracuda Championship in Nevada. His tee shot on the par-five hole went 338m and faced 161 more metres to attack the green for the double eagle.

Kelly wins gold CASINO-raised Katie Kelly won a gold medal at the Paralympics in Rio.
 
   
SC Presents on Impact of FIFA World Cup Legacy
 
 Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies     2017-01-02 kl. 20:14     394 words
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Doha, January 02 (QNA) - The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) took part in the conference which was organized by Russia 2018 Local Organising Committee under the title "FWC - 2018: Shaping the Future.

The plenary session and discussion panel also included representatives from Russia 2018 Local Organising Committee, 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, 2010 Winter and Paralympic Games, Whistler, Canada, 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, World Health

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British Triathlon confirms 2017 World Class squads
 
 Triathlonbusiness.com     2017-01-02 kl. 19:48     790 words
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British Triathlon has confirmed its 2017 UK Sport Lottery Funded World Class Performance Programme athletes.

British Triathlon Performance Director, Brendan Purcell, said “It was fantastic to get funding confirmed from UK Sport, and this is what allows us to support a group of athletes who are targeting Tokyo and or the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
TrainingPeaks continues longstanding partnership with USA Triathlon
 
 Triathlonbusiness.com     2017-01-02 kl. 19:48     300 words
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TrainingPeaks and USA Triathlon (USAT) have renewed their partnership through 2020, providing resources for members, high performance athletes and coaches as TrainingPeaks continues as the organization’s official training software.

ensures that the national governing body and its 500,000 members and coaches will receive comprehensive training, analysis and planning capabilities to further the future of the sport heading into the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
5 sports biopics that India can expect in 2017/18
 
 Yahoo! India     2017-01-02 kl. 19:39     395 words
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2016 was a year which saw inspiring stories of real life heroes wow spectators with their message of triumph in the face of all odds.

The film is slated to release on 14th April 2017. #2 Mariyappan Superstar Rajinikanth’s daughter and filmmaker Aishwarya Rajinikanth Dhanush is set to make her next Tamil directorial which will be a biopic on Indian Paralympic high jumper

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Shah Rukh Khan unveils the first look of Mariyappan
 
 Yahoo! Singapore     2017-01-02 kl. 19:26     46 words
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Firstly, for those who don't know who Mariyappan is, he is the gold medalist at the Paralympics under high jump category. The King of Bollywood-Shah Rukh Khan offering his support to the biopic unveiled the first look of the film on his twitter feed.

Firstly, for those who don't know who Mariyappan is, he is the gold medalist at the Paralympics under high jump category.
 
   
ATOS : Acquisition of Engage ESM
 
 Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland     2017-01-02 kl. 18:10     680 words
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  Bezons, January 2, 2017 - Atos, a global leader in digital services, today announces the acquisition of Engage ESM, a leading provider in the enterprise-service management sector and a ServiceNow Gold Services Partner.

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market.

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Umrah Promotes Bonding For Athlete's Family
 
 Bernama     2017-01-02 kl. 17:30     104 words
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From Farhanah Azmi MAKKAH, Jan 2 (Bernama) -- Having been away from family members in pursuit of sporting excellence is among the many sacrifices that Paralympic athletes like Siti Noor Radiah Ismail has to through.

Having been away from family members in pursuit of sporting excellence is among the many sacrifices that Paralympic athletes like Siti Noor Radiah Ismail has to through.So was her mother, Rusimah Bazid, who has got used to missing her 23-year-old

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BISFed President claims 2016 was most successful year in history of boccia
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-02 kl. 17:06     366 words
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Boccia International Sports Federation (BISFed) President David Hadfield has claimed that 2016 was the "most successful year yet" in the history of the sport.

He said that boccia is the "fastest growing" Paralympic sport, while reflecting that the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games "produced the most competitive boccia event yet, with an ever higher level of skill on display to record spectator numbers".

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Singapore economy expected to grow 1% to 3% this year: PM
 
 China Post     2017-01-02 kl. 17:03     445 words
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The Straits Times/ANN SINGAPORE -- Singapore's economy is expected to have grown by more than 1 percent last year, lower than initial forecasts, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said yesterday.

Olympian Joseph Schooling and Paralympian Yip Pin Xiu were also held up as inspiring role models.

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Northport runner brings home gold at Special Olympics
 
 TBR News Media     2017-01-02 kl. 16:53     1076 words
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One of America’s fastest mile runners has a habit of shattering not just records but expectations both on and off the track. Mikey Brannigan is coming off a monumental year at just 20 years old.

Janeiro, Brazil, under the T20 Paralympic classification, where he took home the gold after a dominating 3:51 mile in the 1500 meters. “He’s Mozart on the track,” Sonja Robinson, his coach at the New York Athletic Club, said in a phone
 
   
India's Paralympic high jump champion Thangavelu to be subject of new film
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-02 kl. 16:08     333 words
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India’s Paralympic high jump champion Mariyappan Thangavelu is to be the subject of a new biopic by filmmaker Aishwarya Rajinikanth Dhanush.

India's Paralympic high jump champion Thangavelu to be subject of new film.... India’s Paralympic high jump champion Mariyappan Thangavelu is to be the subject of a new biopic by filmmaker Aishwarya Rajinikanth Dhanush.The biopic, entitled Mariyappan ,...

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LA 2024 to celebrate the New Year at the 2017 Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-01-02 kl. 16:02     628 words
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Media Advisory January 1, 2017 LA 2024 to celebrate the New Year at the 2017 Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game The Tournament of Roses' Rose Parade

This year LA 2024 has partnered with the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board to produce the City of Los Angeles’ flower-covered “Follow the Sun” float celebrating the city's candidacy for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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2016 Triathlon Year in Review
 
 Slowtwitch.com     2017-01-02 kl. 15:59     2256 words
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In its 41st year of existence, triathlon has evolved from a swim-bike-run for fun race contested on September 25, 1975 by 46 competitors in Mission

Paralympic stars Grace Norman (PT4) and Alyssa Seeley (PT2) led the U.S. to the lead in gold medals at the Paralympic Triathlon in Rio.
 
   
Iran to host snowboard, alpine skiing competitions
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-02 kl. 15:42     479 words
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The first ever World Para Alpine Skiing and snowboard events will come to Iran in January, signifying the development of winter sports in the country.

Motivated by the next two Paralympic Winter Games being held in Asia, the National Paralympic Committee (NPC) of Iran has taken quick steps to develop winter Para sports in the country.

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Aishwarya Dhanush to direct first sports biopic in Tamil on Rio goldie Mariappan
 
 NetIndia123.com     2017-01-02 kl. 14:52     276 words
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The first ever sports biopic in Tamil based on the success story of high jumper T Mariappan, who won the gold in Rio Paralympics last year, would be produced and it would be directed by actor Rajnikanth's daughter Aishwarya Dhanush.

The first ever sports biopic in Tamil based on the success story of high jumper T Mariappan, who won the gold in Rio Paralympics...
 
   
Athletics - Australia - News - Gregson breaks 50-year drought to win Burnie Mile
 
 German Road Races     2017-01-02 kl. 14:44     678 words
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Olympic finalist Ryan Gregson became the first man in 50 years to win the Burnie Mile from scratch with a performance that rocked the timber stands at the 130th running of the Burnie Gift Carnival.

Rio Paralympic silver medallist Deon Kenzie placed third, narrowly ahead of defending champion Douglas Hamerlok. “He’s a local boy, it was great for him get a win in Devonport.

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ANOC President Sheikh Ahmad admits integrity of Olympic Games "threatened" in 2016
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-02 kl. 13:57     621 words
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Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah has admitted the integrity of the Olympic Games was

ANOC opposed a blanket ban on Russia and was fiercely critical of the International Paralympic Committee when the body excluded all athletes from Rio 2016.

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Shah Rukh Khan shares first look of Aishwaryaa Dhanush's next film
 
 Mid Day     2017-01-02 kl. 13:52     178 words
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Prev Here's presenting the first look of the biopic on #MariyappanThangavelu , our very own national hero, all the best @ash_r_dhanush pic.twitter.

first look of filmmaker Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth Dhanush's next Tamil directorial, a biopic on Indian Paralympic high jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu.... He represented India in the 2016 Summer Paralympic games held in Rio de Janeiro in the men's high jump...
 
   
Nick Butler: Does Tour of Qatar withdrawal suggest even authoritarian
 
 Inside The Games     2017-01-02 kl. 13:29     1648 words
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Nick Butler Monday, 2 January 2017 Cities and countries bidding for major events can be bracketed into three broad categories.

Brazil, while hailed as one of the world's most prosperous rising powers a generation ago, still falls in this category, and Rio 2016 showed us how difficult it is to host an Olympic and Paralympic Games amid so many crippling political, economic

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Bairaava, VIP 2, Mariyappan: First day of 2017 saw many Tamil film trailers, posters and songs
 
 Firstpost.com     2017-01-02 kl. 13:16     609 words
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Traditionally Tamil cinema's big ticket films used to announce new ventures or their release date on January 1 every year, through print ads. Things have since changed with the advent of social media.

Shahrukh Khan launched the first look poster via his Twitter handle.  Mariyappan is a biopic on Indian Paralympic champion from Tamil Nadu.
 
   
MS Society in praise of Kadeena Cox
 
 Voice Online     2017-01-02 kl. 13:16     201 words
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Chief executive: "The award pays tribute to her dedication and achievements both on and off the track" Image Text: ALL SMILES: Kadeena Cox PARALYMPIAN KADEENA COX has been praised by the MS Society.

ALL SMILES: Kadeena Cox PARALYMPIAN KADEENA COX has been praised by the MS Society.Cox, who is also an MS Society Ambassador, was a recipient of an MBE in the recent New Year’s Honours list....awareness about this challenging and unpredictable condition.” Competing for Great Britain at the 2016 Summer Paralympics...
 
   
Plants and animals lead to new sports technology
 
 DTU.dk     2017-01-02 kl. 13:12     989 words
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Emperor penguins, pine cones, and mussels all feature special mechanisms that Torben Lenau is working to transfer to the world of sport.

Some runners at this year’s Paralympics used artificial legs whose design was inspired by the cheetah.... Cheetah An artificial limb inspired by the cheetah was developed for this year’s Paralympic Games.... What makes it really special, though, is that it allows Paralympic...
 
   
Paralympian forced to wet herself on train without accessible toilet
 
 The Guardian     2017-01-02 kl. 12:47     945 words
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Anne Wafula Strike says she was left humiliated after three-hour journey on CrossCountry train with no disabled toilet An award-winning Paralympic

Paralympian forced to wet herself on train without accessible toilet.... Anne Wafula Strike says she was left humiliated after three-hour journey on CrossCountry train with no disabled toilet An award-winning Paralympic. ...athlete and disabilities...

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Mastercrate supports Skiing With Heroes
 
 The Mover     2017-01-02 kl. 12:37     195 words
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Jan 02, 2017 Martin Wray of Mastercrate has volunteered to be a ski buddy for the Skiing with Heroes charity event from 26-29 January, 2017 in Klosters, Switzerland.

employment. With the overwhelming success of the recent Paralympics and more poignantly the Invictus Games still fresh in the memory, Martin is hoping to raise even greater awareness of this much needed support link.

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Aishwarya Dhanush to direct first sports biopic in Tamil on Rio goldie Mariappan
 
 United News of India     2017-01-02 kl. 12:29     36 words
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Chennai, Jan 2 (UNI) The first ever sports biopic in Tamil based on the success story of high jumper T Mariappan, who won the gold in Rio

Chennai, Jan 2 (UNI) The first ever sports biopic in Tamil based on the success story of high jumper T Mariappan, who won the gold in Rio. ...Paralympics last year, would be produced and it would.
 
   
Paralympic champion Lana Spreeman passes away
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-02 kl. 12:22     158 words
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Spreeman won giant slalom gold at the 1980 Paralympic Winter Games. One of Canada’s greatest Paralympic athletes Lana Spreeman recently died after a 16-month battle with brain cancer. She was 61.

Paralympic champion Lana Spreeman passes away.... Spreeman won giant slalom gold at the 1980 Paralympic Winter Games.... One of Canada’s greatest Paralympic athletes Lana Spreeman recently died after a 16-month battle with brain cancer.
 
   
Three things Manuel Pozzerle does off the snow
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-02 kl. 12:22     392 words
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The Italian snowboard-cross world champion sometimes forgets to eat if he is playing videogames. Men’s snowboard -cross SB-UL world champion, Italy’s Manuel Pozzerle , is focused on qualification for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Paralympics.

Men’s snowboard -cross SB-UL world champion, Italy’s Manuel Pozzerle , is focused on qualification for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Paralympics.To reach his goal, he is aiming to give his best both at the Big White 2017 World Para Snowboard
 
   
JULY - Leinster final heartache for Laois minor footballers
 
 Leinster Express     2017-01-02 kl. 11:50     935 words
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Laois minor footballers after their loss to Kildare in the Leinster MFC final at Croke Park.

Bernie Turner, mother of Nicole Turner, after she was selected on the Irish team for the Paralympics in Rio. “It’s stuff we’ve heard of but never experienced.” -
 
   
Simbu completes Sakka Podu Podu Raja music; Aishwarya Dhanush's next is Mariyappan Thangavelu
 
 International Business Times India     2017-01-02 kl. 11:47     357 words
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Also read about Suriya collaborating with Gautham Menon again and actor Ramesh Thilak to marry Radio Jockey Navalakshmi. Kollywood Daily News Round Up.

Aishwarya Dhanush to make a biopic on Mariyappan Thangavelu The success story of Mariyappan Thangavelu, who won the Gold medal at Paralympic high jump at Rio de Janeiro Olympics, will be brought on screen by Aishwarya Dhanush.
 
   
Nemati named Rio Paralympics 2nd-best archer 35min
 
 PressTV.com     2017-01-02 kl. 11:47     233 words
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Iranian female Paralympic archer Zahra Nemati poses with her individual recurve gold medal of the 2016 Summer Paralympics at the Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 15, 2016.

Nemati named Rio Paralympics 2nd-best archer 35min.... Iranian female Paralympic archer Zahra Nemati poses with her individual recurve gold medal of the 2016 Summer Paralympics at the Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 15,...

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Midwest Adaptive Sports Helping Area Athletes
 
 StJoeChannel.com     2017-01-02 kl. 11:38     373 words
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By Chris Roush | croush@kq2.com Published 01/01 2017 08:50PM Updated 01/01 2017 10:34PM Parkville, Mo. Matt Bollig and Sarah Castle know what it takes to be adaptive.

I am," Paralympian Athlete Sarah Castle said....to play out like we did growing up," Team USA Paralympic Basketball player Matt Bollig said.... She's competed in the paralympic games in Athens, Beijing, Londong, and Sydney.
 
   
'2016 gave Gurgaon role models in sports that are not very popular’
 
 Times of India     2017-01-02 kl. 11:36     809 words
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For Gurgaon, sports has meant little more than a round at any of the lush, green golf courses - where corporate honchos finalised their business deals while teeing off, and actors and retired sportspersons enjoyed a leisurely day. But 2016 changed that.

Deepa Malik, Rio Paralympics silver medalist 'I got calls from people in their 40s, 50s, wanting to pick up the sports they gave up after school, college' -... Deepa Malik, Rio Paralympics silver medalist in shot put Awareness about any sport was low in...
 
   
S. Korean director to stage PyeongChang Winter Olympics ceremonies
 
 Yonhap News Agency     2017-01-02 kl. 11:07     317 words
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SEOUL, Dec. 26 (Yonhap) -- South Korean theater director Yang Jung-ung will stage the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, the event's organizing committee said Monday.

Paralympic Games (POCOG) said Yang will serve as executive producer of the ceremonies at South Korea's first-ever Winter Games.... Another theater director, Koh Sun-woong, will be the leading producer of the ceremonies at the 2018 Paralympics.
 
   
President: Uzbekistan to continue strengthening peace atmosphere
 
 Azer News     2017-01-02 kl. 11:01     145 words
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:43 (UTC+04:00) 73 By   Trend Uzbekistan’s priority is to continue strengthening the atmosphere of peace and calmness, interethnic and civil

Uzbek athletes at the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Andy Murray receives a knighthood from Elizabeth II
 
 Equilibrio Informativo     2017-01-02 kl. 10:31     373 words
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Murray, who two weeks ago became the first person to be named BBC Sports Personality of the Year for a third time, is the first British tennis player to receive a knighthood or a damehood.

And there are MBEs for Paralympic swimmer Ellie Robinson and Olympic gymnast Max Whitlock.... The decorated Paralympian already held the Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, OBE and CBE for services to equestrianism and disabled...
 
   
Knighthood is a dream-come-true, Mo Farah says
 
 Hiiraan Online     2017-01-02 kl. 09:45     476 words
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Mo Farah won the 5,000 and 10,000 metres at the Rio Olympics.

The decorated Paralympian already held the MBE, OBE and CBE for services to equestrianism and to disabled sport.
 
   
Never expected biopic on my life: Mariyappan Thangavelu
 
 IANS Live     2017-01-02 kl. 08:48     287 words
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Bollywood country report Chennai, Jan 2 : Indian Paralympic gold medalist Mariyappan Thangavelu, on whose life filmmaker Aishwarya Dhanush is making a biopic, says he never expected such a film to be made.

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Shah Rukh Khan shares first look of Aishwarya R Dhanush’s upcoming biopic, Mariyappan and it’s inspiring
 
 Bollywoodlife.com     2017-01-02 kl. 08:44     398 words
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2017 could not have begun on a better note. 15 minutes into the New Year, Shah Rukh Khan took to social media to unveil the first look of a biopic based on Paralympic champion – Mariyappan Thangavelu.

15 minutes into the New Year, Shah Rukh Khan took to social media to unveil the first look of a biopic based on Paralympic champion – Mariyappan Thangavelu.It showed the 21 year old holding the Gold medal it had won for India during the 2016
 
   
Dhanush wishes good luck to wife for 'Mariyappan'
 
 IANS Live     2017-01-02 kl. 08:16     207 words
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Bollywood country report Chennai, Jan 1 : Actor Dhanush has wished good luck to his wife and filmmaker Aishwarya for her next Tamil directorial, a biopic on Indian Paralympic high jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu.

Actor Dhanush has wished good luck to his wife and filmmaker Aishwarya for her next Tamil directorial, a biopic on Indian Paralympic high jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu.The news of the film titled "Mariyappan" was announced on Sunday to coincide with
 
   
Never expected biopic on my life: Mariyappan Thangavelu
 
 Yahoo! India     2017-01-02 kl. 08:08     248 words
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Chennai, Jan 2 (IANS) Indian Paralympic gold medalist Mariyappan Thangavelu, on whose life filmmaker Aishwarya Dhanush is making a biopic, says he never expected such a film to be made.

Chennai, Jan 2 (IANS) Indian Paralympic gold medalist Mariyappan Thangavelu, on whose life filmmaker Aishwarya Dhanush is making a biopic, says he never expected such a film to be made."Even though I'm really happy about this project, I never

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CSU’s first paraplegic veterinary student presses on, overcomes challenges
 
 Denver Post     2017-01-02 kl. 08:05     1049 words
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A sky-diving accident left Bernard Dime a double-leg amputee, and the deep depression that followed nearly swallowed the 30-year-old forever.

Since then, Dime’s become an avid sit-skier and has taken part in multiple International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation development camps, in hopes of joining the USA Paralympic Bobsled Team if the sport makes the cut for the 2022 Winter Games.
 
   
Old Japanese house mixes nostalgia, novelty for foreign tourists (2017/1/1)
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-01-02 kl. 08:02     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.
 
   
Skipping the sled, Santa water skis for charity
 
 STLtoday.com     2017-01-02 kl. 06:46     400 words
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ST. LOUIS • The New Year’s Day air temperature hadn’t quite reached 40 degrees when Kevin Day stepped into the Mississippi River.

Day set up the association nine years ago to help disabled athletes improve their quality of life through his favorite water sport.
 
   
Soccer turns a corner
 
 Tasmanian Examiner     2017-01-02 kl. 06:42     993 words
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Sports editor ROB SHAW reflects on 10 major moments of Tasmanian sport in 2016 On the ball: Launceston Tornadoes guard Lauren Mansfield made the SEABL team of the year.

Paralympic punch There was a far more successful Tasmanian strike-rate at the Paralympics where three of the state’s four athletes won medals.... Visually-impaired swimmer Jacob Templeton competed in several events and made his first Paralympic final.
 
   
Olympic Organizations Return from the Holidays -- Monday Memo...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-01-02 kl. 06:32     576 words
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(ATR) IOC, WADA, OCOGs,  ATR  and bid committees are getting back to work after a brief break for the holiday season. The 2011 IOC Christmas tree.

29. “Our preparations are on course and we are ready to continue our efforts in 2017 to deliver a successful Olympic and Paralympic Games,” Tokyo 2020 said in a statement to ATR .

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Two big reasons why Valerie Adams' damehood is important for New Zealand sport
 
 stuff.co.nz     2017-01-02 kl. 06:29     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.

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The 16 moments which shaped Coast sport in 2016
 
 Noosa News     2017-01-02 kl. 06:23     1082 words
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THERE were plenty of moments that mattered on the Sunshine Coast sports scene in 2016 but it was the return of The Aussies which really made waves. The Sunshine Coast Daily reviews the year's action.

A HOST of Sunshine Coast athletes fared well at the Paralympics in Brazil.

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Van Dyk retires from cycling and vows to end career focusing on marathon racing
 
 Big News Network     2017-01-02 kl. 06:16     31 words
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Eight-time Paralympic medallist Ernst van Dyk has announced he will officially retire from cycling and instead focus on his first sport of athletics.

Eight-time Paralympic medallist Ernst van Dyk has announced he will officially retire from cycling and instead focus on his first sport of athletics.It comes after the 43-year-ol.
 
   
Akeem deserves Individual of the Year award
 
 Trinidad Express     2017-01-02 kl. 05:09     841 words
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My heart was filled with patriotic pride when I saw the Sunday Express front page in just honour of Paralympic super athlete Akeem Stewart. Akeen has been selected as the Express Individual of the Year 2016.

My heart was filled with patriotic pride when I saw the Sunday Express front page in just honour of Paralympic super athlete Akeem Stewart....throw, becoming Trinidad and Tobago's first paralympic champion in 32 years.
 
   
Fearnley’s ready for Summer Down Under
 
 Central Western Daily     2017-01-02 kl. 04:57     340 words
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AFTER a packed 2016 season which included a Paralympic Games and marathons across the globe, Kurt Fearnley is ready to take on Summer Down Under. CHASING GLORY: Kurt Fearnley will be pushing for his 11th win in the Oz Day 10k this January 26.

AFTER a packed 2016 season which included a Paralympic Games and marathons across the globe, Kurt Fearnley is ready to take on Summer Down Under.... After a packed 2016 season which included a Paralympic Games and marathons across the globe, Kurt...

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Top 10 moments in Utah sports in 2016
 
 KSL-TV     2017-01-02 kl. 04:30     993 words
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But for sports, locally and nationally, it’s been an incredible ride. Here are the top moments of the year as reported by KSL Sports on TV, online and on social media.

Honorable Mentions Davis High put Utah girls soccer sets state wins record, earns national honor Hunter Woodhall wins 2 Paralympic medals before graduating high school.
 
   
Biopic on Paralympic high jumper coming
 
 The Hindu     2017-01-02 kl. 03:02     159 words
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The journey of Mariyappan Thangavelu, the Indian Paralympic high jumper who won gold medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games will now be made into a movie by Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth Dhanush.

Biopic on Paralympic high jumper coming.... The journey of Mariyappan Thangavelu, the Indian Paralympic high jumper who won gold medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games will now be made into a movie by Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth Dhanush.Titled ‘Mariyappan,’ the...

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SRK releases first look poster of Mariyappan
 
 New Indian Express     2017-01-02 kl. 02:15     179 words
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Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan released the first look poster of Aishwaryaa R Dhanush’s upcoming movie Mariyappan on Sunday.

in T-42 category during the Summer Paralympic games held in Rio de Janeiro last year.
 
   
Aishwarya Dhanush's next a biopic on Mariyappan Thangavelu
 
 OrlandoEcho.com     2017-01-02 kl. 02:04     31 words
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Chennai, Jan 1 (2017) Filmmaker Aishwarya Dhanush Rajinikanth's next Tamil directorial will be a biopic on Indian Paralympic high jumper Mariyappan

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 coinci.

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Long Island's Top 10 Sports Moments for 2016
 
 News 12 Hudson Valley     2017-01-02 kl. 01:26     141 words
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video Multimedia Top 10 local sports moments of 2016: 10-9 At 10, the Cosmos win the NASL title. At 9, the UFC invades New York. ... Read More » video Multimedia Top 10 local sports moments of 2016: 8-7 At 8, Sayville H.S.

4-2 At No. 4, Northport's Mikey Brannigan gets his golden moment at the Paralympics in Rio. ...
 
   
Top table tennis official to help Fijian players
 
 Fiji Times     2017-01-02 kl. 00:25     322 words
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TABLE TENNIS expert from China, Mao Bo, will be conducting a high level training camp for the local tennis players from tomorrow at the National Teable Tennis Centre in Suva.

"Bo was instrumental in training and coaching our players in 2016 to qualify for the Rio Olympics, Rio Paralympics and some great results were achieved at the regional cadet and junior competitions.
 
   
Mandurah Mail sport year in review | October 2016
 
 Mandurah Mail     2017-01-02 kl. 00:22     254 words
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Plenty of locals shone on national and international sporting stages in October. The past 12 months have been filled with inspiring stories of teams and athletes succeeding throughout Mandurah and the Peel region.

SAILING: Peel-based Paralympian draped around his neck after helping the Australian sailing team top the podium at the 2016 Rio Paralympics.
 
   
Andy Murray among sporting stars named in New Year Honours
 
 Stray FM     2017-01-02 kl. 00:06     315 words
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More than 100 Olympians and Paralympians have been included among the 1,197 people on the New Year Honours List. Every gold medallist from the Rio Games who hadn't already been recognised in previous years has been honoured.

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

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8 Olympic Storylines Worth Following This January
 
 TaableNote News     2017-01-01 kl. 23:44     64 words
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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.

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.
 
   
2016 in review: The memorable 10 in local sports
 
 Sudbury.com     2017-01-01 kl. 22:37     1269 words
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Tis the season of the year-end reviews, and the local sports scene is no exception.

forfeit. Rowing to the medals Also capping off a summer of sporting excellence, local rower Curtis Halladay and teammates earned a bronze medal in Rio de Janeiro, competing in the LTA Mixed Coxed Fours at the 2016 Paralympic Games.
 
   
Andy Murray & Mo Farah knighted in New Year Honours…
 
 StarrFMOnline.com     2017-01-01 kl. 22:25     316 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 equestrian great Lee Pearson, while Jessica Ennis-Hill and