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Danska ryttare hyllades på sportgala
 
 Ridsport     2017-01-08 kl. 15:57     243 words
 
Dressyr Danska dressyrryttaren Cathrine Dufour och pararyttaren Stinna Tange Kaastrup hyllades på Danmarks motsvarighet till svenska Idrottsgalan i går. Här kan du se publikens mäktiga hyllning till Stinna Tange Kaastrup.

Det var framförallt hennes dubbla brons på Paralympics i Rio i september som låg bakom utmärkelsen.
 
   
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PHOTOS: Sussex Teen's Dream Of Paralympics
 
 Spirit FM.net     2017-01-09 kl. 08:28     362 words
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A teenager from Sussex says he's dreaming of the paralympics after being given a prosthetic leg to help him play sport. Ben Moore is the first in the UK to benefit from a new scheme to get children more active.

PHOTOS: Sussex Teen's Dream Of Paralympics.... A teenager from Sussex says he's dreaming of the paralympics after being given a prosthetic leg to help him play sport.... He has now set his sights on the Paralympics.... "Team GB surpassed everyone's expectations at last year's Paralympics...
 
   
Rio heroes awarded freedom of the borough Cheshire East Council acknowledges Olympic and Paralympic heroes
 
 So Cheshire.co.uk     2017-01-09 kl. 08:23     303 words
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Cheshire East’s Olympic heroes have been honoured with freedom of the borough status at a special meeting of Cheshire East Council.

Rio heroes awarded freedom of the borough Cheshire East Council acknowledges Olympic and Paralympic heroes.... Cheshire East’s Olympic heroes have been honoured with freedom of the borough status at a special meeting of Cheshire East Council.Also honoured was Sir Philip Craven, now living in Cheshire East, who is president of the International Paralympic...
 
   
Namibia: Paralympic Heroes Hope for Change
 
 AfricaPulse.com     2017-01-09 kl. 08:11     35 words
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[Namibian] NEARLY five months since their stellar showing at the Rio Paralympic Games, the country's standout performers are yet to be rewarded as promised by government.

Namibia: Paralympic Heroes Hope for Change.... NEARLY five months since their stellar showing at the Rio Paralympic Games, the country's standout performers are yet to be rewarded as promised by government.Original URL:
 
   
New tech to drive economic growth
 
 Korea.net     2017-01-09 kl. 07:02     778 words
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Five government bodies outline their policies for 2017 designed to secure driving forces for economic growth, as Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn (right) presides over a five-ministry briefing session in Seoul on Jan. 6.

6. The culture ministry laid out its yearly policies, which focus on the successful hosting of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, as well as on the development of digital content.
 
   
New Year Honours A number of members of the Victoria University of Wellington community, including one student, were recognised in the 2017 New Year Honours.
 
 Victoria University of Wellington     2017-01-09 kl. 06:50     574 words
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Among a number of members of the Victoria University of Wellington community who were recognised in the 2017 New Year Honours, is current student Paralympian Liam Malone.

recognised in the 2017 New Year Honours, is current student Paralympian Liam Malone.Described as "one of the breakout stars of the 2016 Paralympic games" in Rio de Janeiro, Liam—who is studying towards a Bachelor of Commerce at Victoria—was made
 
   
Madison Kocian Wins All-Around At Collegiate Gymnastics Debut
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-01-09 kl. 06:31     362 words
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By Brandon Penny | Jan. 08, 2017, 11:27 p.m. (ET) Madison Kocian competes at the Arkansas at UCLA women's gymnastics meet in Pauley Pavilion on Jan. 7, 2017 in Los Angeles.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Christians mark Christmas around the world
 
 Arabstoday.net     2017-01-09 kl. 06:26     906 words
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More than a billion Christians on Sunday celebrated Christmas around the world, a time traditionally for family gatherings and festivities and church services.

Queen Elizabeth, 90, did use her traditional Christmas Day address to highlight the achievements of those who inspire others, from Olympic and Paralympic athletes to “ordinary people doing extraordinary things”.
 
   
One last look at sports in 2016
 
 Herald-Standard     2017-01-09 kl. 06:03     1220 words
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With the 2017 sports year starting getting into full swing, here's one last look back on 2016.

Paralympic archery trials.
 
   
In smog battle, Beijing's neighbor plans to reduce coal power
 
 SINA     2017-01-09 kl. 05:46     246 words
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GMT2017-01-09 12:40:16(Beijing Time) Xinhua English SHIJIAZHUANG? Jan. 9 (Xinhua) -- Hebei? one of China's northern province's that is plagued by air pollution? has vowed to reduce its dependence on coal-fired power plants.

To optimize energy structure? the province will support construction of wind farms in the cities of Zhangjiakou and Chengde? as well as a photovoltaic power project in Zhangjiakou? where the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games are to be

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Courage Award Nominations Open, $1,000 Goes To Area Athlete
 
 London Ontario Golf     2017-01-09 kl. 03:22     273 words
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( London, ONT ) – LondonOntarioSports.com announces today that nominations are open for the 2nd Annual Jeffrey Reed Courage Award. In 2016, Jeffrey and Elizabeth Reed awarded the 1st Annual Courage Award to all-around athlete Chelsea Zavitz of St.

Jeffrey Reed is a disabled athlete, as well as a leading-Canadian freelance sports journalist.... Nominations close at midnight March 31, 2017 . “As a disabled athlete who lived his dream of pitching with the London Majors, I am honoured to be able to...
 
   
Inspirational swimmer visits Brent Knoll pupils after latest medal wins
 
 Burnham-On-Sea     2017-01-09 kl. 03:13     214 words
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Pupils at a school near Burnham-On-Sea have enjoyed a special visit from an 'inspirational' local swimming star.

Last month, Harriet won several medals against Rio Paralympians during the National Para-Swimming Disability Championships.
 
   
Maltesers’ Chocolate Braille OOH Campaign Hailed For Its Diversity
 
 B&T Online     2017-01-09 kl. 03:07     257 words
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The chocolate brand Maltesers has unveiled a braille out of home campaign to foster diversity and draw attention to World Braille Day. The ad was the brainchild of UK agency AMV BBDO and appears on a London bus shelter.

Maltesers, which is owned by Mars, often does quirky ads and was lauded for a recent campaign that ran during the Paralympics last September.
 
   
Jeongseon Alpine Centre to host Para Alpine Skiing and Snowboard in 2018
 
 Australasian Leisure Management     2017-01-09 kl. 02:59     443 words
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In a bid to reduce costs, the PyeongChang Organising Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) and the International

In a bid to reduce costs, the PyeongChang Organising Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) and the International. ...Paralympic Committee (IPC) have agreed that Paralympic alpine skiing and snowboard events will share a
 
   
Paralympic luggage in limbo
 
 Northwest Tasmania Advocate     2017-01-09 kl. 02:59     216 words
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Devonport’s Jacob Templeton is among a number of Paralympians still waiting for their luggage to arrive home from the Rio Paralympic Games.

Paralympic luggage in limbo.... Devonport’s Jacob Templeton is among a number of Paralympians still waiting for their luggage to arrive home from the Rio Paralympic Games.The Games held in September had strict rules for Paralympians with each athlete...

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The iPhone: Apple's smartest move celebrates its 10th anniversary
 
 Irish Examiner     2017-01-09 kl. 02:17     1033 words
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Today marks the 10th birthday of the iPhone, the device that redefined the mobile phone and helped make Apple the most valuable company in the world, writes Martyn Landi .

An audience member films video on their iPhone during the opening ceremony of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.
 
   
Soccer is about to score in China, bigtime
 
 Irish Examiner     2017-01-09 kl. 02:17     1063 words
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I see that Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent recently claimed that his client was offered a hefty €100 million per year contract to play soccer in China, a sign of the financial muscle being exerted by the Far East. Things move fast.

When the Paralympics rolls around everyone chips in with their support, don’t they?... That made it all the more interesting — though depressing would be a more accurate term — to read about a British Paralympian’s travails during the week.

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Finalists in running for SDD category awards
 
 Toowoomba Chronicle     2017-01-09 kl. 01:51     395 words
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SOME of the best and biggest contributors to sport in the region are up for yearly awards at next month's Sports Darling Downs presentation night.

Rio Paralympians Claire Keefer and Sam Carter are up for the Para Athlete of the Year along with lawn bowler Nathan Appleton and versatile young athlete Kyrna Crump.
 
   
Paralympic heroes hope for change
 
 Namibian     2017-01-09 kl. 01:46     645 words
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NEARLY five months since their stellar showing at the Rio Paralympic Games, the country's standout performers are yet to be rewarded as promised by government.

Paralympic heroes hope for change.... NEARLY five months since their stellar showing at the Rio Paralympic Games, the country's standout performers are yet to be rewarded as promised by government.Ananias Shikongo and Johannes Nambala, who collectively...

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8th Annual Green Mountain Sled Hockey Classic
 
 My Champlain Valley     2017-01-09 kl. 01:44     158 words
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By Alexandra Leslie | aleslie@nexstar.tv Published 01/08 2017 07:14PM Updated 01/08 2017 07:14PM SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. Vermont's sled hockey team took to the ice for the 8th Annual Sled Hockey Classic Sunday morning.

Northeast Disabled Athletic Association President Patrick Standen says Vermont's team, the Sledcats, was formed in 2003.
 
   
Nicole Kidman, Matt Bomer, Caitlyn Jenner take part in the festive Gold Meets Golden event in West L.A.
 
 Los Angeles Times     2017-01-09 kl. 00:25     905 words
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Awards season is certainly more of a marathon than a sprint. And what better way to get the momentum going than with the fourth Gold Meets Golden event, welcoming some of the world’s most notable names from sports and entertainment.

Your Enthusiasm.” “Larry has been a hero of mine since I was a teenager, and getting to work with him is really fun.” The Gold Meets Golden event also aimed at raising awareness for Los Angeles’ bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic
 
   
Top 10 Hudson County sports stories of 2016
 
 Warren Reporter     2017-01-09 kl. 00:23     1627 words
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Follow @JJournalsports Whether at the high school, college or professional level, Hudson County sports had a huge year.

Also at Rio, Jersey City native added to his medal collection as the track and field star won two golds and one silver at the Paralympic Games.

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Nicole Kidman, Matt Bomer, Caitlyn Jenner take part in the festive Gold Meets Golden event in West L.A.
 
 Glendale News Press     2017-01-09 kl. 00:22     798 words
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Awards season is certainly more of a marathon than a sprint. And what better way to get the momentum going than with the fourth Gold Meets Golden event, welcoming some of the world’s most notable names from sports and entertainment.

Your Enthusiasm.” “Larry has been a hero of mine since I was a teenager, and getting to work with him is really fun.” The Gold Meets Golden event also aimed at raising awareness for Los Angeles’ bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic

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Disabled athletes shine at Let’s Walk the Walk marathon
 
 Saudi Gazette     2017-01-09 kl. 00:19     480 words
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By Saleh Fareed JEDDAH — The 5th edition of Let’s Walk the Walk Together marathon concluded here on Thursday with 700 disabled runners taking advanced spots in an event that witnessed the participation of 20 specialized centers in Jeddah and Makkah.

Disabled athletes shine at Let’s Walk the Walk marathon.
 
   
Demolition activity at Corniche poses a danger
 
 Saudi Gazette     2017-01-09 kl. 00:19     211 words
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SHARE Facebook Twitter JEDDAH – A number of residents have complained about serious dangers they face because of work for the removal of one of the skyscrapers on Jeddah Corniche.

concern: Academics Next article Disabled athletes shine at Let’s Walk the Walk marathon.
 
   
News Bulletin: Maltesers' Braille billboard; Adobe/TubeMogul job changes underway 3 days ago
 
 AdNews     2017-01-09 kl. 00:18     396 words
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Chocolates used to create a Braille poster As part of World Braille Day, together with its agency AMV BBDO, Mars brand Maltesers has used model chocolates to create a one-off Braille billboard to champion diversity in advertising.

They aired during the Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony – one of which was first ever TV ad to air entirely in sign language.
 
   
French Start-Ups Supporting Paris 2024
 
 Sports Business Daily     2017-01-09 kl. 00:01     81 words
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/Olympics Published January 9, 2017 Nearly 300 French Tech entrepreneurs used the opening of the 2017 Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show to show support for Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games by launching "LaFrenchTech2024.

French Start-Ups Supporting Paris 2024. /Olympics Published January 9, 2017 Nearly 300 French Tech entrepreneurs used the opening of the 2017 Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show to show support for Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic

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‘Russia should be banned from ’18 Winter Olympics’
 
 The Gulf Today     2017-01-08 kl. 23:59     214 words
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London: United Kingdom Anti-Doping (UKAD) agency chief David Kenworthy has said Russia should be banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korean city of Pyeongchang.

The International Paralympic Committee, in my view, got it right -- they banned Russia.

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PLANETSKI REVIEW OF SKI SUNDAY
 
 PlanetSKI     2017-01-08 kl. 22:56     717 words
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KATIE ORMEROD WINS IN RUSSIA - Katie Ormerod has become the first British snowboarder... DRAMATIC CHAIRLIFT RESCUE - A man was caught by the straps of his rucksack as he was... SWISS SKI RAIL TRIP - Regular readers will know that we're rather fond of...

Paralympic medalist Kadeena Cox has had her UK Sport...
 
   
Sports councils to be set up at district, block levels, says Vij
 
 Chandigarh Tribune     2017-01-08 kl. 21:18     167 words
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To provide international-level sports facilities, a sports university would be established in the state and sports councils would be constituted at the state, district and block levels.

Similarly, Swarna Jayanti Khel Suvidha Kendras costing Rs 3 crore each would be set up in all districts. “Haryana is the only state in the country which gives equal amount of cash prizes to medal winners of Olympics and Paralympics,” he said,
 
   
Fachie visits the Bridge
 
 Chelsea FC     2017-01-08 kl. 21:16     253 words
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Autoplay Related Videos Play Pay to view > Duration: Play PayToView > PRE MATCH THOUGHTS: From Paralympian and Chelsea fan Lora Fachie

From Paralympian and Chelsea fan Lora Fachie. ...MBE News 08/01/2017 Paralympian and huge Chelsea fan Lora Fachie was a guest at today’s FA Cup game against Peterborough and she spoke exclusively to Chelsea TV.... Fachie, who competes in para-cycling, won gold and bronze medals at the Rio Paralympics and having been unable to attend our Premier League game against Leicester City in October, which a number of her fellow paralympians...
 
   
Strive to eradicate social evils, students told
 
 The Hindu     2017-01-08 kl. 20:23     312 words
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00:49 IST Share Article PRINT A A A Vignan Educational Institutions founder L. Rattaiah (extreme right) having a word with Ramon Magsaysay Award winner Bezwada Wilson at the Yuvtarang programme at Duvvada in Visakhapatnam on Sunday.

Mariyappan Thangavelu, who won a gold medal at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, said: “There is nothing in this world that one could not achieve but must stay focused.” Cheque presented A sense of bonhomie prevailed at the institution when

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Kieran Maxwell Receives Rotary International Honour
 
 Newton News Online     2017-01-08 kl. 19:52     347 words
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Inspirational teenager Kieran Maxwell whose long and brave battle against a rare form of bone cancer touched the hearts of people throughout the UK

tumours). Kieran completed treatment, including a stem cell transplant, and two months afterwards, started athletics.  His highest achievement was in December, 2015, when he won a gold medal in the 100 metres sprint at the Brazilian School Paralympics...
 
   
Rob Davies, from rugby to Rio gold
 
 BBC     2017-01-08 kl. 18:59     31 words
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Scrum V's Ross Harries meets Rob Davies MBE, the prop who broke his neck playing for Brecon and went on to win table tennis gold at the 2016 Rio Paralympics.

Scrum V's Ross Harries meets Rob Davies MBE, the prop who broke his neck playing for Brecon and went on to win table tennis gold at the 2016 Rio Paralympics.

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Swadlincote's Pingle School pupils given prestigious tie for sporting achievements
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-01-08 kl. 18:19     88 words
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Pupils from a South Derbyshire school have been rewarded for their 'exceptional' sporting achievements.

Current students, paralympian, Lewis White, 16, and motocross champion, Skye Adams, 15, were given the green and black striped tie, alongside former student, England disability cricketer, Jamie Goodwin.... Lewis won bronze for Team GB in the S9 400m freestyle at his first Paralympic...
 
   
Swadlincote's Pingle School pupils given prestigious tie for sporting
 
 Burton Mail     2017-01-08 kl. 18:13     720 words
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AOmisoreBM Posted: January 08, 2017 Pupils from a South Derbyshire school have been rewarded for their 'exceptional' sporting achievements. International sporting stars from The Pingle School in Coronation Street, Swadlincote, have been awarded prestigious ties to mark their talents in representing their country in their chosen sports.

International sporting stars from The Pingle School in Coronation Street, Swadlincote, have been awarded prestigious ties to mark their talents in representing their country in their chosen sports.Current students, paralympian, Lewis White, 16, and
 
   
Bremner beats classy field to win Lovelock Mile
 
 Otago Daily Times     2017-01-08 kl. 18:03     427 words
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Sam Bremer. Otago runner Sam Bremer had a day to remember at the Lovelock Classic. The 21-year-old saw off a quality field to win the feature event, the Lovelock Mile, and claim the $600 prize at Aorangi Stadium in Timaru on Saturday.

Paralympic champion Anna Grimaldi (Taieri) jumped 5.22m to finish second in the women’s event, trailing winner Tegan Duffy by 11cm.... It was the 19-year-old’s best jump since the Rio Paralympics.

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South Shields charity raiders branded ‘low life scum’
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-01-08 kl. 16:54     95 words
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Raiders who targeted a cancer charity in South Shields have been branded “scum” by Gazette readers. Would-be burglars have struck twice in less than a month at the Cancer Connection’s headquarters in Harton Lane South Shields.

Louise Houlsby Police are investigating both incidents, which the charity – which counts Little Mix star Jade Thirlwall and Paralympic swimming champion Josef Craig among its patrons – believes has cost it at least £500.
 
   
Iran's skiers collect seven medals in disabled athletes, war veteran meet
 
 Iran Daily     2017-01-08 kl. 16:38     209 words
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Sports Desk Iranian skiers snatched seven medals in the giant slalom discipline of the first Disabled Athletes and War Veterans Skiing [men's] Competitions hosted by Iran.

Iran's skiers collect seven medals in disabled athletes, war veteran meet.... Sports Desk Iranian skiers snatched seven medals in the giant slalom discipline of the first Disabled Athletes and War Veterans Skiing Competitions hosted by Iran.A total of 12...

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Brazil finish top of IBSA goalball world rankings for 2016
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-08 kl. 16:33     250 words
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Brazil remain top of the men's and women's goalball rankings after the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) published the final standings for 2016.

Paralympic finalists China and Turkey.... The United States, Japan and Russia come next in the top 10, despite the latter’s Paralympic Committee remaining suspended by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) due to doping allegations.  Canada,...

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Koike, DP seek to cooperate in election / Aim to coordinate candidates in all Tokyo assembly districts
 
 The Japan News     2017-01-08 kl. 15:50     374 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike and the Democratic Party have agreed to start talks on a planned alliance in the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election scheduled to be held this summer, according to several party sources.

However, the governor is expected to try to maintain relationships with the government and the LDP with an eye on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
IBSF lifts provisional suspension of four Russian skeleton athletes
 
 Tass.ru     2017-01-08 kl. 15:49     318 words
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MOSCOW, January 8. /TASS/. The International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) said on Sunday it has lifted provisional suspension of four Russian skeleton athletes, namely Elena Nikitina, Maria Orlova, Olga Potylitsyna, and Aleksandr Tretiakov.

and Paralympic sports could have been involved in the manipulations system to conceal positive doping tests.

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Andy Richardson: What an honour to be talking to a Sir!
 
 Shropshire Star     2017-01-08 kl. 15:20     857 words
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Friday night. Late: the sort of time when the civilised are pouring a long glass of citrussy G'n'T or uncorking their final bottle of red. But for me, the road to nowhere was calling.

Mr Sir and I met not long after the London 2012 Paralympics and agreed to work on his autobiography.
 
   
Official vows to tackle air pollution in 2022 Winter Olympic host Beijing
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-08 kl. 14:30     387 words
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Acting Beijing Mayor Cai Qi has vowed to take strong measures to combat the hazardous air quality in the Chinese capital city, which is preparing to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

Acting Beijing Mayor Cai Qi has vowed to take strong measures to combat the hazardous air quality in the Chinese capital city, which is preparing to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.The official made the assertion after a lengthy spell

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Inside The Games (web)
 
   
Lahinch man teaching English around the world
 
 Clare Champion     2017-01-08 kl. 13:33     829 words
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TWENTY-five-year-old Lahinch man Michael Healy is this week starting his journey towards a post-graduate teaching qualification in London.

They taught there for three months and noticed a discernible change in atmosphere once the Paralympics concluded. “The plan was to stay over there for the full school year but the visa situation is pretty tricky.... So we can only go on tourist visa and work for three months, twice a year. “Once the Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
Heiberg claims IOC were "naive" when dealing with Russian doping in 2016
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-08 kl. 13:18     617 words
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Norwegian International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Gerhard Heiberg has claimed that the organisation begins 2017 with "greater challenges" than ever before after a "naive" response to the Russian doping crisis.

Around 1,000 Russians had doping samples manipulated and tampered with between 2011 and 2015 at events including the Sochi 2014 Winter and Paralympic Games, Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren found.... Gerhard Heiberg believes Thomas Bach (right) is less close to Vladimir Putin than is often claimed © Heiberg, who hopes that Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic...

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Regional recognition for sportsmen and sportswomen
 
 Newark Advertiser     2017-01-08 kl. 13:14     243 words
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Some of the year’s biggest stars from the Newark area will feature in this year’s Nottinghamshire Sports Awards.

Whitehead also defended his 200m Paralympic title and added a silver in the 100m, storming back in the closing stages to move from seventh to second.

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Running towards Paralympic dream with NHS blade
 
 Latest Nigerian News.com     2017-01-08 kl. 13:01     21 words
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Ben is one of the first children to be fitted by the NHS with a false leg especially designed for sport.

Running towards Paralympic dream with NHS blade.
 
   
H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Mohammed Welcomes Participants in the 8th Creative Forum
 
 Dubai Sport Council     2017-01-08 kl. 12:39     701 words
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H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, the Chairman of “H.H.

  The fourth session, to launch at 12:20 pm under title “Corporate Experiences”, to be addressed by the Representatives of both the Badminton World Federation and the British Paralympic Association.
 
   
Stephen Hawking Birthday 2017 Quotes And Facts: Physicist Who Is Longest ALS Survivor Turns 75
 
 International Business Times     2017-01-08 kl. 12:09     466 words
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Stephen Hawking was celebrating his birthday early this year by taking in a movie. He turned 75 on Sunday, but the British theoretical physicist went to see "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" in Cambridge, England, on Thursday.

After Hawking opened the 2012 Paralympics Games ceremony, he quickly got deep when addressing the crowd.
 
   
Tokyo may partially foot cost of temporary Olympic facilities
 
 Japan Times     2017-01-08 kl. 11:53     253 words
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The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is considering shouldering some of the costs for building temporary facilities in the capital for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, sources said.

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is considering shouldering some of the costs for building temporary facilities in the capital for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics...

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The Irish pair aiming to make history in the world's toughest bike race
 
 The42     2017-01-08 kl. 11:11     1411 words
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The Race Across America is approximately 3,000 miles long. IT TAKES A brave soul to even contemplate attempting the Race Across America, which is billed as the ‘world’s toughest bike race’.

Since October, the duo have been trained by renowned Irish triathlete Bryan McCrystal — a former Leeds United footballer whose sister Eve won gold cycling  alongside Katie-George Dunlevy at the 2016 Rio Paralympics .
 
   
Iranian male goalball team maintains 3rd ranking in world
 
 Islamic Republic News Agency     2017-01-08 kl. 09:32     61 words
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According to National Paralympic Committee report, Brazil is still standing on the first place and Lithuania on the second . China, Turkey, US, Sweden, Finland, Canada and the Czech Republic ranked 4th-10th respectively.

According to National Paralympic Committee report, Brazil is still standing on the first place and Lithuania on the second .

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