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Kandidat 1: Djuren hjälpte Louise tillbaka
 
 Helagotland     2017-01-04 kl. 08:00     834 words
 
Det som gick bra i går kanske inte fungerar i dag. För Louise Etzner Jakobsson hänger prestationen väldigt mycket på relationen. Det handlar om samspel, jag kan styra och dirigera men finns inte samspelet fungerar det inte, säger hon.

Det handlar om samspel, jag kan styra och dirigera men finns inte samspelet fungerar det inte, säger hon.Louise Etzner Jakobsson är en gotländsk, blågul dressyrskräll från Paralympics i Rio de Janeiro.... En olympisk resa som gav ringar på vattnet då hon kom hem från Paralympics...
 
   
"Det var som att ha fotboja"
 
 Nya Wermlands-Tidningen     2017-01-04 kl. 06:00     490 words
 
Tänk dig att du måste uppge exakt var du befinner dig under en specifik timme. Varje dygn - ett helt kvartal framåt. År ut och år in.

Men det är nästan som att ha fotboja, vittnar Hagfors järnman och Paralympicvinnare Anders Olsson.
 
   
"Jag jagade täckning i storskogen"
 
 Nya Wermlands-Tidningen     2017-01-04 kl. 06:00     1346 words
 
Emma Dahlström, freestyleskidåkning: Just nu är jag inte med i Adams-programmet men jag var det under tre år fram till förra OS. Vid ett tillfälle missade jag att byta vistelseort i appen.

När pengarna kom in i handikappidrotten, runt OS i Atén 2004, blev det en vändpunkt.
 
   
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Kandidat 1: Djuren hjälpte Louise tillbaka
 
 Helagotland     2017-01-04 kl. 08:00     834 words
 
Det som gick bra i går kanske inte fungerar i dag. För Louise Etzner Jakobsson hänger prestationen väldigt mycket på relationen. Det handlar om samspel, jag kan styra och dirigera men finns inte samspelet fungerar det inte, säger hon.

Det handlar om samspel, jag kan styra och dirigera men finns inte samspelet fungerar det inte, säger hon.Louise Etzner Jakobsson är en gotländsk, blågul dressyrskräll från Paralympics i Rio de Janeiro.... En olympisk resa som gav ringar på vattnet då hon kom hem från Paralympics...
 
   
Japan to upgrade air traffic control system
 
 Japan Today     2017-01-04 kl. 07:58     207 words
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National Jan. 04, 2017 - 03:50PM JST ( ) TOKYO — Upgrading of Japan’s air traffic control system is set to commence in March, with a new

The new system will help airlines to draw up more efficient flight plans as major airports plan to increase arrival and departure slots, and build more runways ahead of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, they said.

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Tokyo Gov. Koike confident about launching new party ahead of election: interview (2017/1/4)
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-01-04 kl. 07:49     389 words
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Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike showed confidence about forming a new political party ahead of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election in July during a recent interview with the Mainichi Shimbun, saying that her party "in a sense" has already been launched.

Meanwhile, with regard to the costs of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, Koike said she would work on collecting old, unused mobile phones and use other materials found in the so-called "urban mining" projects to produce gold, silver and bronze
 
   
Yale grad Brandon Sherrod the 2016 Dave Solomon Memorial Sportsperson of the Year
 
 New Haven Register     2017-01-04 kl. 07:43     1325 words
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2015: Bob DeMayo, North Haven baseball coach 2014: Tyler Varga, Yale football 2013: Yale men’s hockey team, national champions 2012: Jonathan Quick (Hamden), L.A.

Deb Gruen (Hamden), paralympics swimming world champion 2008:
 
   
Red, White & Trending: Dec. 23-29
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-01-04 kl. 07:25     1610 words
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By Jamie MacDonald | Dec. 30, 2016, 7:05 p.m. (ET) What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing? They're training. They're practicing.

30, 2016, 7:05 p.m. (ET) What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing?... Olympians and Paralympians were traveling and shopping, wishing and dishing, napping and wrapping, hosting and toasting —...
 
   
New world gymnastics chief Watanabe checks in
 
 Japan Times     2017-01-04 kl. 07:21     171 words
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GENEVA – Morinari Watanabe, who took office as president of the International Gymnastics Federation on New Year’s Day, proposed Tuesday the word “challenge” as this year’s slogan for the sport. “I am from Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun.

His four-year term runs through 2020, when Japan hosts the Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
MP attacks train company over 'humiliation' of Paralympic athlete
 
 Tottenham & Wood Green Independent     2017-01-04 kl. 07:00     572 words
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A train operator has been accused of being "idiotic" by an MP after a Paralympic athlete was forced to wet herself due to inadequate facilities.

MP attacks train company over 'humiliation' of Paralympic athlete.... A train operator has been accused of being "idiotic" by an MP after a Paralympic athlete was forced to wet herself due to inadequate facilities.Anne Wafula Strike, a wheelchair racer...

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LA 2024 Float Features in Rose Parade
 
 Around The Rings     2017-01-04 kl. 06:28     205 words
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(ATR) The 128th Tournament of Roses Parade featured a Los Angeles 2024 float carrying Olympic and Paralympic athletes through the city of Pasadena, California.

(ATR) The 128th Tournament of Roses Parade featured a Los Angeles 2024 float carrying Olympic and Paralympic athletes through the city of Pasadena, California.  Olympic and Paralympic athletes atop of the Los Angeles 2024 float (LA 2024) For 2017
 
   
Sydney Festival artist Cat Jones led by the nose to create scents of the city
 
 Sydney Morning Herald     2017-01-04 kl. 06:28     677 words
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Sydney smells like chlorine and damp skin. Like sea air and blonde hair, heat and steam, a street protest and Mardi Gras in the rain. Like chalk drawings on a footpath by the beach or the fumes of a factory in the suburbs. Like salt mist.

Paralympian swimmer Sarah Houbolt said the smell of chlorine made her feel calm.

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Furlong gets apology, but won't be reinstated
 
 University of British Columbia Ubyssey     2017-01-04 kl. 06:13     690 words
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UBC has apologized for cancelling John Furlong's contract to speak in the wake of a letter of protest and community criticism of child abuse allegations made against him.

Furlong is known for his work as CEO of the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
This Inclusive New Design Project Is Creating Customisable, Accessible Hotel Rooms
 
 Concrete Playground     2017-01-04 kl. 06:07     374 words
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AllGo intends to make travelling enjoyable for people with disabilities.

Gold medal-winning Paralympian, member of British parliament and bad-ass Baroness  Tanni Grey-Thompson  was one of the driving factors in having the Celia Thomas Prize created.
 
   
SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre impacts community and elite swimmers in remarkable year
 
 Australasian Leisure Management     2017-01-04 kl. 05:36     674 words
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The acknowledgement of its hosting of South Australia’s most Significant Event of the Year at the 2016 Sport SA/KPMG South Australian Sport Awards, has been just one of many achievements by the South Australian during its fifth year of operations.

Here he has trained not only Chalmers but also Paralympian Matt Cowdrey (after whom the facility’s main competition pool is named) and Hayden Stoeckel.... Under Bishop’s watch, the trio have won 14 gold, eight silver and seven bronze medals at Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
MP attacks train company over ‘humiliation’ of Paralympic athlete – Belfast Telegraph
 
 News Informer.info     2017-01-04 kl. 05:32     118 words
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in: UK News 0 Views Belfast TelegraphMP attacks train company over ‘humiliation’ of Paralympic athleteBelfast TelegraphA train operator has

MP attacks train company over ‘humiliation’ of Paralympic athlete – Belfast Telegraph. in:... UK News 0 Views Belfast TelegraphMP attacks train company over ‘humiliation’ of Paralympic athleteBelfast TelegraphA train operator has. ...been accused of being “idiotic” by an MP after a Paralympic...

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Ravi Drugan and his dream that never stop
 
 King5.com     2017-01-04 kl. 05:29     110 words
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Ravi Drugan once dreamed of being a skateboarder in the X Games, but only skied a couple of times growing up in Oregon. Jose Cedeno , KING 8:28 PM.

Now, his next mission is to qualify for the Pyeongchang  2018 Winter Paralympics.Jose Cedeno , KING.

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2016 in review: Top stories from November-December
 
 Appeal-Democrat.com     2017-01-04 kl. 04:48     107 words
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Editor's Note: This is the last of a six-part series looking back at the stories reported in 2016 in the Yuba-Sutter area by Appeal-Democrat reporters. (Dates when the news stories were published.) Nov.

Nov.1: Rio Paralympic Track and Field bronze medalist and Yuba City native Kym Crosby attended the City Council meeting to accept a proclamation from Mayor John Buckland and the council.

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MP attacks train company over 'humiliation' of Paralympic athlete
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-01-04 kl. 04:29     103 words
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Anne Wafula Strike, a wheelchair racer for Team GB, said she felt "robbed" of her dignity following the incident on the CrossCountry service.

MP attacks train company over 'humiliation' of Paralympic athlete.
 
   
2016 In Review Fast Facts
 
 KMAJ 107.7 FM     2017-01-04 kl. 04:23     4747 words
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(CNN) – Here is a look back at the events of 2016.

September 7-18 – The Paralympic Games are held in Rio de Janeiro.
 
   
U.S. Nat'l Sled Team Nominated for Best of December Honors
 
 USA Hockey     2017-01-04 kl. 04:01     242 words
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Each month, the United States Olympic Committee celebrates the outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes through the  Team USA Awards.

The U.S. has now claimed six straight major international titles, a streak that began at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.  Forward Declan Farmer amassed 17 points (8 goals, 9 assists) to finish as the tournament’s leading
 
   
Queen Elizabeth II to miss Christmas service due to ‘heavy cold’
 
 New Haven Register     2017-01-04 kl. 03:52     426 words
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SANDRINGHAM, England >> A heavy cold kept Queen Elizabeth II from attending the traditional Christmas morning church service near her Sandringham estate in rural Norfolk, England.

The queen plans to use her pre-recorded Christmas Day message to praise British Olympic and Paralympic athletes and others who inspired her.
 
   
MP attacks train company over 'humiliation' of Paralympic athlete
 
 Morley Observer & Advertiser     2017-01-04 kl. 03:50     26 words
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Anne Wafula Strike said that she had been robbed of her dignity by the train company

MP attacks train company over 'humiliation' of Paralympic athlete.

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MP attacks train company over 'humiliation' of Paralympic athlete
 
 Chichester Observer     2017-01-04 kl. 03:48     10 words
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New Year Honour for our Hannah
 
 University of Salford     2017-01-04 kl. 03:44     277 words
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Student Paralympian Hannah Russell has been made an MBE in the New Year Honours list. Hannah, 20, who studies Sports Science at the University of Salford, was made an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for her services to swimming.

Student Paralympian Hannah Russell has been made an MBE in the New Year Honours list.... Hannah, 20, who studies Sports Science at the University of Salford, was made an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for her services to swimming.During the 2016 Rio Paralympic...
 
   
SeaWorld hosting final California orca show on 8 January
 
 Leisure Management     2017-01-04 kl. 02:48     247 words
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BYTom Anstey Indoor trampoline organisation Jump In is planning to establish several new sites across “affluent” parts of the UK after securing a funding package ....

Mark England and Penny Briscoe – the two individuals who oversaw Team GB and ParalympicsGB's success at the Rio 2016 Olympics – have been recognised ....

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Waugh thrilled with success of charity ride
 
 Cricket Australia     2017-01-04 kl. 02:45     489 words
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Former Australia captain Steve Waugh is already looking ahead to his next epic bike tour for charity after successfully completing the 2016 ‘The Captain’s Ride’ event.

(Paralympian) Michael Milton, who’s only got one leg, to watch him ride up the hill with one leg was one of the most inspirational things I’ve ever seen.  "John Maclean, who was a paraplegic until a couple of years ago, he did the ride.  "So
 
   
Pyeongchang 2018 organisers scale back Paralympic cost with venue change
 
 Leisure Management     2017-01-04 kl. 02:18     207 words
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Alpine skiing and snowboarding events taking place at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics will now share a venue as Games organisers attempt to scale back costs.

Pyeongchang 2018 organisers scale back Paralympic cost with venue change.... The Jeongseon Alpine Centre will host the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Snowboard World Cup Finals between 10-13 March 2017 and the IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup between...

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In Case You Missed It: 21 kick-ass women who were honoured in the New Years Honours List 2016
 
 The National Student     2017-01-04 kl. 01:54     758 words
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Throughout this week we'll be catching you up on the news you might have missed over the Christmas break. Next up: we hope you're ready to be inspired... This year’s New Year’s Honours List recognised the achievements of some extraordinary women.

Kick ass for: Claiming a gold medal at the Paralympics at the incredible age of just 15.
 
   
Paralympian forced to urinate in her clothes as train had no working disabled toilets
 
 Big News Network     2017-01-04 kl. 01:50     34 words
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British wheelchair racer Anne Wafula Strike, who cannot use her legs, had been travelling home to Harlow in Essex from a meeting in Coventry when she needed to use the toilet on the train.

Paralympian forced to urinate in her clothes as train had no working disabled toilets.

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Hero paralympian Anne Wafula Strike forced to wet herself on train journey
 
 Daily Star     2017-01-04 kl. 01:28     166 words
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A PARALYMPIC wheelchair racer was forced to wet herself on a train because there was no accessible toilet.

Hero paralympian Anne Wafula Strike forced to wet herself on train journey.... A PARALYMPIC wheelchair racer was forced to wet herself on a train because there was no accessible toilet.Will Stone 4th January 2017 Anne Wafula Strike, who has an MBE for...
 
   
Vote On Team USA's Top Athletes From December
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-01-04 kl. 00:31     658 words
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Each month, the United States Olympic Committee celebrates the outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes through the Team USA Awards presented by Dow.

Oksana Masters (Paralympic Nordic skiing) Earned four gold medals and one silver at the opening IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup, placing herself at the top of the cross-country standings and second in the biathlon rankings for the women’s sitting
 
   
The Top 20 Most-Commented SwimSwam Stories of 2016, Excluding Recaps
 
 SwimSwam     2017-01-03 kl. 23:54     684 words
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By on SwimSwam Earlier this week, we tallied up the most-commented SwimSwam stories of the year 2016 . That list is typically very heavy on live meet recaps, which function as much as a live chatroom as they do a comment section.

Phelps’ New Under Armour Ad 356 3 26 Judge Dismisses Katinka Hosszu’s Lawsuit Vs Barrett, Swimming World 335 4 28 Phelps, Lochte, Haas Among Men’s 4×100 Free Relay Atlanta Time Trial 317 5 32 Father of Paralympic Champion Jessica Long Speaks
 
   
Paralympian pees on self on train journey
 
 Nigeria Today.ng     2017-01-03 kl. 23:53     152 words
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in Sports | 0 comments Paralympic athlete and disabilities campaigner Anne Wafula Strike MBE was forced to wet herself on a CrossCountry train because it didn’t have a working disabled toilet. Got something awesome to share with the world?

Paralympian pees on self on train journey. in Sports | 0 comments Paralympic athlete and disabilities campaigner Anne Wafula Strike MBE was forced to wet herself on a CrossCountry train because it didn’t have a working disabled toilet.

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Good, bad, and ugly: 2016 year in review
 
 Yard Barker     2017-01-03 kl. 23:37     1239 words
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Now that 2016 is thoroughly in our rear-view and with Boiseans still nestled in their snowcaves, I decided it was finally time to close the door on an up-and-down year in Bronco nation.

September 14, 2016 Former Bronco track and field star Roderick Townsend-Roberts wins gold in the long jump at the Rio Paralympics thanks to a Paralympic Record jump of 24-3.75 (7.41m).... September 16, 2016 Not satisfied with just one gold, Townsend-Roberts secures a second gold medal at the Rio Paralympics...
 
   
‘Sharpening the sword’ of high-performance support
 
 Electric New Paper     2017-01-03 kl. 23:19     539 words
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The government may soon be more clinical in its support for athletes through its High-Performance System (HPS).

Swimmer Yip Pin Xiu also bagged two gold medals at the Paralympics, while teammate Theresa Goh clinched a bronze.
 
   
Lifestyle › Old Japanese house mixes nostalgia, novelty for foreign tourists
 
 Japan Today     2017-01-03 kl. 23:12     1224 words
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FUEFUKI — 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. A house reminiscent of the old days, but also a novelty for the young.

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.
 
   
The Jump: GB Taekwondo has 'reservations' over Jade Jones' participation
 
 DailyMe.Com     2017-01-03 kl. 23:06     85 words
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Jade Jones won Olympic gold in 2012 and 2016 in the women's 57kg category.GB Taekwondo chiefs say they "had reservations" but "understand" double Olympic champion Jade Jones' decision to take part in Channel 4's The Jump.

competitors learning to ski jump, and the last series saw several serious injuries.Gymnast Louis Smith and Paralympic cyclist and athlete Kadeena Cox will also take part in the new series.GB Taekwondo says it has has held "extensive" talks with
 
   
Athletics NZ Media Update – Weekly Roundup 3 January 2017
 
 The Runner's Tribe     2017-01-03 kl. 23:05     2165 words
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By Athletics New Zealand   Bays Athletics Night of 5’s, AUT Millennium Stadium – 20 December 2016 Aaron Pulford put the demons from the Zatopek 10,000m to rest as he sped to victory in the elite men’s 5000m in 14:15.84.

(34). Other athletics identities to receive awards are athletics coach and administrator Raylene Bates who is the Athletics New Zealand High Performance Para-Athlete Manager, along with Paralympic Gold Medallists Liam Malone and Anna Grimaldi.
 
   
Singing Cadets to perform Jan. 10
 
 Cuero Record     2017-01-03 kl. 22:17     663 words
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The Texas A&M University Singing Cadets will be in concert at the Cuero ISD Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, Jan. 10, from 7 to approximately 9:15 p.m. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m.

Bush at the White House for a ceremony honoring the 2006 Winter Olympics and Paralympics teams.  The group also took a trip to Boston and Maine in the summer of 2009 where they sang the National Anthem for the New York Yankees vs.
 
   
Soldier who lost his leg after being run over by a battle vehicle he was
 
 Daily Mail     2017-01-03 kl. 21:53     599 words
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Mark Western was severely injured when he was crushed by an armoured car

'Many of our injured soldiers go on to represent the country in the Paralympics or the Invictus Games and one of the reasons for this is that they are able to combine their determination to succeed with high quality prosthetics and care.

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Onwards and Upwards
 
 HighBeam Research     2017-01-03 kl. 21:16     125 words
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THE past year will go down in sporting history as a supreme paradox: the brightest and yet bleakest of years.

repeated the feat in the Paralympics.
 
   
L.A. Bid Gets Rose Parade Spotlight ; U.S. Olympic Stars Tout 2024 Quest
 
 HighBeam Research     2017-01-03 kl. 21:16     125 words
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When the Rose Parade takes to the streets of Pasadena, Calif., on Monday, five-time Olympic medalist Janet Evans will serve as a grand marshal alongside two other Olympians who have made history in their sports, Allyson Felix and Greg Louganis.

14 Olympic gold medals among them, the three Southern California natives will represent Los Angeles' bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Transport providers come under pressure to improve disabled access
 
 The Guardian     2017-01-03 kl. 21:11     342 words
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Pressure is mounting on transport providers and other companies to improve access for people with disabilities after the Paralympian Anne Wafula Strike revealed in the Guardian that she had been forced to wet herself on a train because the accessible toilet was out of order.

Pressure is mounting on transport providers and other companies to improve access for people with disabilities after the Paralympian Anne Wafula Strike revealed in the Guardian that she had been forced to wet herself on a train because the

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Things to do this week: Jan. 3-8
 
 Cincinnati.com     2017-01-03 kl. 21:08     1310 words
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Performers from the National Touring Company of “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder,” which opens at the Aronoff Center Jan. 3 as part of the Broadway in Cincinnati series. (Photo: Provided/Joan Marcus) Get the best of Cincinnati on your phone.

Performers from the National Touring Company of “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder,” which opens at the Aronoff Center Jan. 3 as part of the Broadway in Cincinnati series. (Photo: Provided/Joan Marcus) Get the best of Cincinnati on your
 
   
9 Team USA Athletes Named To Forbes' 30 Under 30 Class Of 2017
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-01-03 kl. 21:03     578 words
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By Darci Miller | Jan. 03, 2017, 2:26 p.m. (ET) Simone Biles poses for a portrait at the 2016 Team USA Media Summit at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 7, 2016 in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.... Tatyana McFadden solidified her legacy as the top Paralympic marathoner in the world as she completed her fourth straight sweep of the marathon...
 
   
Physios recognised in New Year’s Honours list
 
 The Chartered Society Of Physiotherapy     2017-01-03 kl. 20:18     406 words
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Deeply honoured: physiotherapists Vicki Goodwin and Alun Morgan both received MBEs Vicki Goodwin (MBE) CSP Fellow and council member Vicki

of any greater honour than to provide patients with the highest quality of treatment and care.’ Anne Dickins (MBE) Physiotherapist and Paralympic canoeist Anne Dickins was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to
 
   
USA Volleyball appoints new chief executive
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-03 kl. 20:13     1103 words
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Sports media, marketing and business executive Jamie Davis has been appointed chief executive of USA Volleyball with immediate effect, it has been announced today.

These included Misty May-Treanor, a three-time Olympic gold medal-winning beach volleyball player, Tayyiba Haneef-Park, a two-time Olympic indoor volleyball silver medallist, and Brent Rasmussen, the Paralympic representative to the Board.

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Gou named President of Chinese Olympic Committee as outgoing Liu handed honorary role
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-03 kl. 20:13     409 words
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Gou Zhongwen has been named as the new President of the Chinese Olympic Committee (COC), replacing the outgoing Liu Peng. The official, he director of China’s General Administration of Sport, was announced as the President at a meeting in Beijing.

The official was part of China’s successful bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, leading their delegation at the International Olympic Committee Session in Kuala Lumpur in 2015, where Beijing saw off the challenge of its only rival

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IAAF forwarded 200 names of Russian athletes by WADA commission
 
 Tass.ru     2017-01-03 kl. 20:11     347 words
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MOSCOW, January 3. /TASS/. International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has been forwarded 200 names of the Russian athletes, suspected

According to the Part 2 report, delivered on December 9 in London by the WADA Independent Commission and its chairman Richard McLaren, over 1,000 Russian athletes competing in summer, winter and Paralympic sports could have been involved in the
 
   
David Adjaye to receive knighthood for services to architecture
 
 Leisure Management     2017-01-03 kl. 20:08     255 words
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BYKim Megson The surprise package of this season's German Bundesliga, Red Bull Leipzig, has unveiled plans to expand its stadium to 57,000-capacity after ....

Mark England and Penny Briscoe – the two individuals who oversaw Team GB and ParalympicsGB's success at the Rio 2016 Olympics – have been recognised ....

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Paralympian forced to urinate in her clothes as train had no working
 
 The UK News (United Kingdom)     2017-01-03 kl. 19:49     10 words
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Para-sport education programmes held in Panama and Mexico
 
 Inside The Games     2017-01-03 kl. 19:39     568 words
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Daniel Etchells Tuesday, 3 January 2017 A total of 43 participants from 10 Latin American countries have attended Para-sport education programmes held in Panama and Mexico.

course and a World Para Athletics level two technical officials programme, with the support of the Agitos Foundation, the development arm of the International Paralympic Committee, through its Grant Support Programme.... Twelve of them passed and will be recommended to their National Paralympic...

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Deepa Malik, Arunima Sinha brand ambassadors for NDMC Swachh initiative
 
 Hindustan Times     2017-01-03 kl. 19:38     404 words
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The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has appointed Deepa Malik and Arunima Sinha as brand ambassadors for its Swachh NDMC initiative.

The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has appointed Deepa Malik and Arunima Sinha as brand ambassadors for its Swachh NDMC initiative.Deepa Malik is a Rio Paralympics silver medallist and Arjun awardee and Arunima Sinha is the first female amputee
 
   
Politicians must act on disability access
 
 The Guardian     2017-01-03 kl. 19:36     136 words
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How many MPs could get from their constituencies to the Commons by train as a wheelchair user? And what would they do if they could not access the toilet? Very few would be willing to go public about the humiliation caused by the train company as in Anne Wafula Strike's case (Paralympian forced to wet herself on train without accessible toilet, 3 January). Neither of the main political parties

Very few would be willing to go public about the humiliation caused by the train company as in Anne Wafula Strike's case (Paralympian forced to wet herself on train without accessible toilet, 3 January).
 
   
Iran to Host World Para Snowboard, Alpine Skiing Competitions
 
 Kayhan International     2017-01-03 kl. 19:32     261 words
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TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran will host World Alpine Skiing and World Para Snowboard competitions in Dizin and Darbandsar resorts.

"We began and also continue planning to support athletes' activities in winter sports through participation in Nagano 1998, Salt Lake City 2002, Torino 2006, Vancouver 2010, and Sochi 2014,” Iran’s National Paralympic Committee Secretary General
 
   
Sportswoman Awards for UK based Irish
 
 Irish World News     2017-01-03 kl. 19:08     628 words
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Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn 27 June 2016; Team Ireland gymnast Ellis O’Reilly during a portrait session. Dublin.

at the Paralympics. Ellis O’Reilly and Katie-George Dunlevy capped off tremendous years of sporting accomplishment recently, as they were honoured at The Irish Times Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Year Awards in Dublin.

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Queen’s honours for Dorset residents
 
 ViewNews.co.uk     2017-01-03 kl. 18:39     765 words
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DORCHESTER Paralympian Paul Blake with his gold medal at Rio last summer A DORSET PC, the head of Butterfly Conservation, Paralympian and locally-based Olympic sailors are among those named in the New Year’s Honours.

DORCHESTER Paralympian Paul Blake with his gold medal at Rio last summer A DORSET PC, the head of Butterfly Conservation, Paralympian and locally-based Olympic sailors are among those named in the New Year’s Honours.Dr Martin Warren, Chief
 
   
Looking at the top stories of the year
 
 Parksville Qualicum News     2017-01-03 kl. 18:39     816 words
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The AAP process is Cranbrook's story of the year, as determined by the Cranbrook Townsman.

Certainly, various individuals and groups captivated us with their accomplishments — Tristen Chernove's performance at the Paralympics, for example.
 
   
Paralympic athlete forced to wet herself on train without accessible toilet
 
 Solonews.net     2017-01-03 kl. 18:39     301 words
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A Paralympian has told how she was forced to wet herself on a train ride because the disabled toilet was not working. She claims the accessible toilet was out of order during a three hour journey on a CrossCountry train.

Paralympic athlete forced to wet herself on train without accessible toilet.... A Paralympian has told how she was forced to wet herself on a train ride because the disabled toilet was not working.... The wheelchair racer, 47, represented Kenya - the country of her birth - at the Athens 2004 Paralympics...
 
   
Northport runner brings home gold at Paralympics
 
 TBR News Media     2017-01-03 kl. 18:39     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.

Northport runner brings home gold at Paralympics....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...
 
   
'Reservations' over Jones' TV Jump deal
 
 BBC     2017-01-03 kl. 18:36     611 words
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GB Taekwondo chiefs say they "had reservations" but "understand" double Olympic champion Jade Jones' decision to take part in Channel 4's The Jump.

injuries. Gymnast Louis Smith and Paralympic cyclist and athlete Kadeena Cox will also take part in the new series.... She, Rio silver medallist Smith, and Cox, who won gold in both her disciplines at the Rio Paralympics, all receive funding from UK Sport...

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ATOS : Half-year report on Atos SE's liquidity contract (Atos)
 
 WorldRegInfo     2017-01-03 kl. 18:28     329 words
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The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market.
 
   
Bradley Wiggins to take on risky new challenge in Channel 4's The Jump
 
 Cycling Weekly     2017-01-03 kl. 18:26     80 words
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Previous series of the show have seen numerous contestants hospitalised

A career in pictures Wiggins will be joined by Paralympic cycling and athletics gold medallist Kadeena Cox, as well as 12 other celebrities.
 
   
Simone Biles, Elena Delle Donne among women athletes named to 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 list
 
 Excelle Sports     2017-01-03 kl. 18:24     175 words
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Seven women athletes were named to the 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 list on Tuesday. Among the seven are Olympic champions Simone Biles and Elena Delle Donne.

[More from Excelle Sports:  Simone Biles voted AP Female Athlete of the Year ] Rounding out the women athletes on the list are stock car driver Julia Landauer, USWNT player Sydney Leroux and Paralympic wheelchair marathon athlete Tatyana
 
   
'One of my great hopes for 2017 is that the education secretary and her closest advisers each experience a week in a school'
 
 TES.com     2017-01-03 kl. 17:29     639 words
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That our teachers grow in confidence and the current cohort of students aren't disadvantaged by the deluge of change, are among the hopes of the chair of Whole Education for schools in 2017 Happy New Year!

Tim Peake engaging young people in science during his space flight; amazing achievements in the Olympics and Paralympics; Sadiq Khan winning over an opponent’s nasty campaign to become London mayor; Andy Murray; Michelle Obama; Leicester City
 
   
Sport prominent in New Year's Honours following stellar Rio 2016
 
 World Leisure News & Jobs     2017-01-03 kl. 17:24     696 words
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BY Matthew Campelli Both Hollingsworth and Briscoe were recognised with the work with the British Paralympic Association photo: Andrew Matthews/PA

BY Matthew Campelli Both Hollingsworth and Briscoe were recognised with the work with the British Paralympic Association photo:... Andrew Matthews/PA. ...Wire/PA Images Mark England and Penny Briscoe – the two individuals who oversaw Team GB and ParalympicsGB...

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Mariah Carey is a glitter-covered, camel-toed diva and her New Year's Eve
 
 Daily Mail     2017-01-03 kl. 17:24     1145 words
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Katie Hopkins for MailOnline 15:09 GMT, 3 January 2017

And if singing were an Olympic sport she'd be the Paralympian who also beat the able-bodied athletes.

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The Limerick Leader Quiz – were you paying attention during 2016?
 
 Limerick Leader     2017-01-03 kl. 17:20     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?
 
   
Paralympian forced to wet herself on train because disabled toilet was out
 
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The lawyer who’s changing the way law schools think about indigenous affairs
 
 Chatelaine     2017-01-03 kl. 16:56     525 words
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Photo, Aaron McKenzie Fraser. Age: 36 Occupation: Assistant professor and Chancellor’s Chair in Aboriginal Law and Policy at Dalhousie University

Chatelaine: Paralympian Victoria Nolan September’s Ms.
 
   
Paralympian Forced To Wet Herself On Train Due To Lack Of Accessible Toilets
 
 Huffington Post Canada     2017-01-03 kl. 16:52     359 words
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It's an experience no human being should ever have to go through. Paralympian Anne Wafula Strike was forced to wet herself on her wheelchair because the train she was on lacked accessible toilets, the Guardian reports.

Paralympian Forced To Wet Herself On Train Due To Lack Of Accessible Toilets.... Paralympian Anne Wafula Strike was forced to wet herself on her wheelchair because the train she was on lacked accessible toilets, the Guardian reports.The 42-year-old...

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New Year’s honours for Leeds Beckett graduates
 
 Leeds Beckett University     2017-01-03 kl. 16:28     623 words
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Leeds Beckett University graduates and honorary graduates have been celebrated in the New Year’s Honours list.

Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to athletics.  Kadeena won gold in the Paralympics in Rio in both cycling and athletics.
 
   
NEW YEAR HONOURS FOR RIO MEDALLISTS
 
 Equestrian Trade News     2017-01-03 kl. 16:24     256 words
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3rd January, 2017 . The end of a year when British equestrian stars caught the public's imagination saw Olympic and Paralympic riders feature in the New Year's Honours list.

3rd January, 2017 . The end of a year when British equestrian stars caught the public's imagination saw Olympic and Paralympic riders feature in the New Year's Honours list.A knighthood is awarded to para-dressage star Lee Pearson.
 
   
WATCH: How one woman gave up Olympic skiing to become Lebanon’s fastest runner
 
 Excelle Sports     2017-01-03 kl. 16:12     1374 words
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The dais was up, the lights were switched low.

But before any of them appeared—before the Kenyans with their Olympic marathon medals, the Paralympians with their inspiring stories or even the marathon’s popular founder, May El-Khalil— Chirine Njeim stepped up to the podium,
 
   
Bristol's TV star Josie Gibson has a nasty fall as she prepares...
 
 Bristol Post     2017-01-03 kl. 16:01     398 words
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Celebrity TV veteran Josie Gibson has already fallen badly during training for this year's series of The Jump. , has appeared on a number of TV shows but is preparing to risk life and limb for the gameshow which is set on the ski slopes.

Paralympic cycling and athletics medallist Mark Dolan - comedian Robbie Fowler - former Liverpool and England footballer Jade Jones -

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Wiltshire Business and Sports Gala to return in 2017
 
 Business Biscuit     2017-01-03 kl. 15:33     113 words
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Wiltshire Business and Sports Gala grant recipients 2016 An event through which Wiltshire businesses have raised £50,000 for the county’s elite athletes will return in March.

Past recipients include Team GB Paralympic gold medal winning swimmers Stephanie Millward and Aaron Moores, world champion mountain bike orienteering rider Emily Benham, and world champion sprint canoeist Hannah Brown.editor@businessbiscuit.com.
 
   
Aishwarya Dhanush to make a biopic on Mariappan
 
 Now Running     2017-01-03 kl. 15:14     140 words
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Aishwarya Dhanush, who was recently in the limelight for her book on her dad and the life of children of a celebrity dad, will soon be making a biopic on the Paralympic gold medalist Mariappan Thangavelu.

Aishwarya Dhanush, who was recently in the limelight for her book on her dad and the life of children of a celebrity dad, will soon be making a biopic on the Paralympic gold medalist Mariappan Thangavelu.It was a coup of sorts when the Badshah of
 
   
FIS president opposed to suspending Russian ski team over doping scandal
 
 Tass.ru     2017-01-03 kl. 15:09     334 words
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MOSCOW, January 3. /TASS/. President of the International Ski Federation (FIS), Gian-Franco Kasper, has spoken out against banning Russia’s national team from the competitions over the doping scandal.

According to Part Two of the report delivered by the WADA Independent Commission and its chairman, Canadian sports law professor Richard McLaren, over 1,000 Russian athletes competing in summer, winter and Paralympic sports could have been involved
 
   
Paralympic silver medal winners named for United States Wheelchair Rugby selection camp
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-03 kl. 15:01     284 words
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A total of 26 athletes have been granted places at a United States Wheelchair Rugby national team selection camp, due to get underway tomorrow.

Paralympic silver medal winners named for United States Wheelchair Rugby selection camp.... A number of the athletes attending the camp in Alabama represented the United States at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in September, where they took home...

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Syahidah Alim aims to be first para-athlete to represent Singapore at SEA Games
 
 Channel NewsAsia     2017-01-03 kl. 14:41     422 words
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SINGAPORE: 31-year-old Syahidah Alim is taking a shot at making history. She has cerebral palsy but the condition did not stop the para-archer from winning two gold medals at the 2015 ASEAN Para Games.

Paralympics. "From my Rio experience, I have trained and also shot alongside all the other para-archers,” said Syahidah.    “Based on the performance I had done in Rio, I truly believe that I can go even further than the Para Games, which is why I...
 
   
Para-athletes should get equal billing, says Dame Sarah Storey
 
 London Evening Standard     2017-01-03 kl. 14:39     851 words
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Matt Watts Tuesday 3 January 2017 12:34 BST Proud moment: Dame Sarah Storey with daughter Louisa after winning her 14th gold Jamie Wiseman for the Daily Mail

The cyclist, Britain's most decorated female Paralympian, said she wanted to see disabled and able-bodied world championships merged in some disciplines — including her own.... Dame Sarah, who won her 12th, 13th and 14th Paralympic gold medals in Rio last September, said lack of investment in TV coverage or promotion of top level disabled sport outside the Paralympics...
 
   
Katie Hopkins mocks Sir Bradley Wiggins' asthma as he joins The Jump
 
 London Evening Standard     2017-01-03 kl. 14:39     1271 words
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Hopkins made a sarcastic reference to the controversy around medication the cyclist took

Wiggins – who retired from cycling six days ago – will compete against fellow Olympic medal winners Louis Smith and Jade Jones, sportsmen Gareth Thomas, Jason Robinson OBE and Robbie Fowler, and Paralympian Kadeena Cox.
 
   
When nature calls, we should all be able to answer – disabled or not
 
 The Guardian     2017-01-03 kl. 14:22     901 words
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It is enraging, though sadly unsurprising, that a Paralympian was left to wet herself for lack of an accessible train toilet We all need to go.

It is enraging, though sadly unsurprising, that a Paralympian was left to wet herself for lack of an accessible train toilet We all need to go.And however we need to do this, we should have privacy – as well as access to fulfil this most basic

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Precious Orji: How Imo State supported wedding of Nigerian Paralympic gold medalist in Owerri
 
 XYZNews.com.ng     2017-01-03 kl. 14:12     17 words
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Manchester Evening News Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho atones for mistake vs West Ham Manchester Evening News...

Precious Orji: How Imo State supported wedding of Nigerian Paralympic gold medalist in Owerri.
 
   
Paralympic Athlete Forced to Urinate Herself Due to Lack of Disabled Toilet on Train
 
 Crave Online     2017-01-03 kl. 14:07     492 words
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Paralympic athlete Anne Wafula Strike was forced to urinate herself during a CrossCountry train journey, after discovering that the train didn’t have toilets that were wheelchair accessible.

Paralympic Athlete Forced to Urinate Herself Due to Lack of Disabled Toilet on Train.... Paralympic athlete Anne Wafula Strike was forced to urinate herself during a CrossCountry train journey, after discovering that the train didn’t have toilets that...
 
   
Paralympics GB star forced to wet herself on train journey
 
 BBC     2017-01-03 kl. 14:04     104 words
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ParalympicsGB athlete and disabilities campaigner Anne Wafula Strike MBE was forced to wet herself on a CrossCountry train because it didn't have a working disabled toilet.

Paralympics GB star forced to wet herself on train journey.... ParalympicsGB athlete and disabilities campaigner Anne Wafula Strike MBE was forced to wet herself on a CrossCountry train because it didn't have a working disabled toilet.A Paralympic athlete...

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Precious Orji: How Imo State supported wedding of Nigerian Paralympic gold medalist in Owerri
 
 Pulse.ng     2017-01-03 kl. 13:52     205 words
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After winning gold at the 2015 Rio Paralympic Games , Precious Org i has kicked off the new year with her wedding to her man, Kelechi Moses .

Precious Orji: How Imo State supported wedding of Nigerian Paralympic gold medalist in Owerri.... After winning gold at the 2015 Rio Paralympic Games , Precious Org i has kicked off the new year with her wedding to her man, Kelechi Moses .Orji, broke her...

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Doncaster-born Paralympic champion Jo Butterfield awarded MBE
 
 Thorne And District Gazette     2017-01-03 kl. 13:38     10 words
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Doncaster-born Paralympic champion Jo Butterfield awarded MBE.

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Paralympic athlete is forced to urinate in her clothes on a CrossCountry train because there are no working disabled toilets
 
 Nigeriadailynews.news     2017-01-03 kl. 13:30     749 words
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A Paralympic athlete revealed her horror today at being forced to urinate in her clothes on a CrossCountry train because there were no working disabled toilets.

Paralympic athlete is forced to urinate in her clothes on a CrossCountry train because there are no working disabled toilets.... A Paralympic athlete revealed her horror today at being forced to urinate in her clothes on a CrossCountry train because there...

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UK expat in Kuwait wins MBE for services to dramatic arts
 
 Times Kuwait     2017-01-03 kl. 13:27     300 words
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January 3, 2017, 3:11 pm Alison Shan Price, the CEO and founder of the One World Actors Centre (OWAC) in Kuwait has been awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours list.

A number of Paralympians also received honours, including 11-times gold medallist dressage rider Lee Pearson who received a knighthood.
 
   
Pictures from Nigerian Paralympic gold medalist, Orji Josephine’ wedding
 
 Nigeria News Shafaqna     2017-01-03 kl. 13:25     26 words
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Pictures from Nigerian Paralympic gold medalist, Orji Josephine wedding Orji... The post Pictures from Nigerian Paralympic gold medalist, Orji Josephine wedding appeared first on Vivian Gist.

Pictures from Nigerian Paralympic gold medalist, Orji Josephine’ wedding.... Pictures from Nigerian Paralympic gold medalist, Orji Josephine wedding Orji...... The post Pictures from Nigerian Paralympic gold medalist, Orji Josephine wedding appeared first on...
 
   
Nigerian Weddings: Paralympics gold medallist marries in Imo state
 
 Uncova     2017-01-03 kl. 13:13     112 words
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Precious and her groom Kelechi Chidiebere Moses had their wedding ceremony in Imo state yesterday January 2 2017 The couple had their union

Nigerian Weddings: Paralympics gold medallist marries in Imo state....Precious Orji was part of the Nigerian paralympics team that won eight gold medals and a total of 12 medals at 2016 games in Rio play.

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Bradley Wiggins signs up for a reality show, a week after retiring
 
 Newstalk     2017-01-03 kl. 12:58     269 words
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Bradley Wiggins is to take part in the Channel 4 series The Jump , just a week after retiring from cycling.

Former England captain Jason Robinson, ex-Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler, Olympic champion Jade Jones and Paralympic star Kadeena Cox will also take part in the event.
 
   
What are your experiences of disabled facilities?
 
 The Guardian     2017-01-03 kl. 12:57     292 words
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Anne Wafula Strike was left humiliated after a three-hour train journey with no accessible toilet. What is your experience of disabled access generally?

What is your experience of disabled access generally?An award-winning Paralympic athlete, Anne Wafula Strike, has spoken out about being “completely robbed of her dignity” after a CrossCountry train did not provide an accessible toilet on a

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Paralympic gold medalist marries in Imo
 
 Nigeria Punch     2017-01-03 kl. 12:54     124 words
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Temiloluwa Bangbose Josephine Orji Nwakaego, Nigerian Paralympic gold medalist marries.

Paralympic gold medalist marries in Imo.... Temiloluwa Bangbose Josephine Orji Nwakaego, Nigerian Paralympic gold medalist marries.Orji who holds the world record in the +86kg power-lifting category, got married to her fiancee, Kelechi Moses on January 2,...

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Josie Gibson, Lydia Bright and Vogue Williams confirmed for The Jump 2017
 
 Good To Know     2017-01-03 kl. 12:52     511 words
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Eleanor Jones 3rd January 2017 Channel 4 has confirmed the full line up for The Jump 2017, and there's plenty of familiar faces taking to the slopes.

And Bradley's not the only Olympian in the mix - he's joined by gymnast Louis Smith, and taekwondo athlete Jade Jones, as well Paralympian Kadeena Cox.
 
   
Russian Bobsleigh Federation makes public names of four suspended skeleton racers
 
 Tass.ru     2017-01-03 kl. 12:49     409 words
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MOSCOW, January 3. /TASS/. The 2014 skeleton Olympic champion Alexander Tretyakov, bronze medalist Yelena Nikitina along with Olga Potylitsyna and

According to Part Two of the report delivered by the WADA Independent Commission and its chairman, Canadian sports law professor Richard McLaren, over 1,000 Russian athletes competing in summer, winter and Paralympic sports could have been involved

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Leadership's support seals historic achievements
 
 Bahrain News Agency     2017-01-03 kl. 12:48     2108 words
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02 : 30 PM - 03/01/2017 Manama, Jan.

Eunice Kirwa sealed Bahrain’s double winning a silver medal, before Fatima Safar gave Bahrain its first gold medal at Paralympics at the same venue.... The Bahrain Disabled Association captured one of Bahrain’s most outstanding sporting achievements in 2016 when Fatima Abdulrazak Safar took the Shot Put gold medal at the Paralympic...
 
   
Skating on thin ice! Lydia Bright takes a nasty tumble during practice
 
 Daily Mail     2017-01-03 kl. 12:38     1171 words
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Ekin Karasin For Mailonline 11:24 GMT, 3 January 2017

England rugby captain Jason Robinson OBE, footballer Robbie Fowler, Olympian and Paralympic athletes Kadeena Cox, Louis Smith and Jade Jones join the sporting lineup.

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Leah Moorby, British Junior & Senior Taekwondo Champion wins OCS Young Sportsperson of the Year 2016
 
 Facilities Management Journal     2017-01-03 kl. 12:29     254 words
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Leah Moorby, 17, from Keighley, Yorkshire, was voted OCS Young Sportsperson of the Year at an awards ceremony held at City Hall in London, which was hosted by Gabby Logan and attended by many sporting personalities.

In Rio, 13 former OCS YSP Awards finalists took part in the Olympics and Paralympics and brought back eight medals.

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Things to experience in New Zealand in 2017
 
 Financial Express     2017-01-03 kl. 12:15     901 words
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The Auckland Arts Festival New Zealand is famed for its scenery and food and wine offerings, but the country is also brimming with events and diverse itineraries. From mud and snow, to the arts and beer, below are the 17 experiences to watch for in 2017.

Attracting competitors from the Winter Olympics, Paralympics and X Games, the Winter Games are considered one of the top five winter sports events in the world.
 
   
Looking back at 2016 (2/2)
 
 EPFL     2017-01-03 kl. 12:08     1296 words
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- Slowing the aging process, improving data security, enabling paraplegics to walk again, transporting vaccines at room temperature to warm countries,

This walking assist device, developed entirely at EPFL’s Robotic Systems Laboratory (LSRO), was used at the 2016 Cybathlon – the first competition for disabled athletes who use various assistive technologies – which took place in Zurich on 8

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