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Efter fallet. Nu elitsatsar Conrad mot nya mål.
 
 KIT     2017-01-10 kl. 16:09     1137 words
 
Som 16-åring var Conrad en av landets bästa simmare och gokartförare. Då bröt han nacken och förlamades från bröstet och nedåt. Idag är han 21 år - satsar på EM i rullstolsrugby och att göra spelfilmer på Youtube.

I somras var han sista spelare som ströks ur truppen som åkte till Paralympics i Rio. -... Inom handikappidrottens lagsporter räknar man poäng.
 
   
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Onyango, Emong, Wokorach for Sportsman of the Year...
 
 New Vision     2017-01-11 kl. 08:18     645 words
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Denis Onyango, David Emong and Phillip Wokorach. Who will take it?

Who will take it?Africa Footballer of the Year (based in Africa) Denis Onyango will battle Paralympics Silver medalist David Emong and Rugby Cranes Sevens team star Phillip Wokorach for the 2016 Nile Special Sports Personality of the Year award.

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Studies show cost effective Olympic Games secure gold for bid cities
 
 LG Focus     2017-01-11 kl. 07:42     427 words
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Investigations are underway into a potential South East Queensland (SEQ) bid for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Investigations are underway into a potential South East Queensland (SEQ) bid for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games.A study released this week estimates a Los Angeles (LA) 2024 Olympic Games could deliver more than $18 billion (US) in economic
 
   
Can you help Rushden fitness instructor get to America for disabled strongman contest?
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-01-11 kl. 07:21     108 words
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A man who was told he wouldn’t walk again needs your help to get to America to compete against disabled strongmen from around the world. Tony Butcher has suffered three life-threatening incidents which left him in a coma with a brain injury and paralysed.

Tony, who now works as a fitness instructor in Rushden, became Britain’s paralympic champion in powerlifting in 2014, came seventh in Britain’s Disabled Strongman 2015 and tenth in 2016.
 
   
Story Behind Meldonium
 
 General Medicine eJournal     2017-01-11 kl. 06:50     3244 words
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Abstract and Introduction Abstract Recent reports from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) indicate an alarming prevalence in the use of meldonium among elite athletes.

There were anecdotal reports of increased use of meldonium during the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics which are supported by a very recent study that provides estimates of meldonium use during the Baku 2015 European Games.

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SVSEF Gold Teamers on U.S. classic sprint podium in Utah
 
 Idaho Mountain Express     2017-01-11 kl. 06:48     745 words
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On a Utah weekend with wildly divergent temperatures and race conditions at Soldier Hollow, the first four national champions were crowned Jan. 7-8 at the 2017 L.L. Bean U.S. Nordic Ski Championships (short distance finals).

105—Jake Adicoff, 21 (USA Paralympic) 39:11.
 
   
Area Sports Roundup: Jan. 10
 
 Bozeman Daily Chronicle     2017-01-11 kl. 06:36     1423 words
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Basketball DILLON OUTLASTS BELGRADE: Mike Deming was pleased with how his team battled adversity, but a bit confounded by the lack of energy that resulted in a third-quarter lull Tuesday night.

Paralympics Nordic Skiing Nationals & International Paralympic Committee NorAm.... Masters, the 2015 & 2016 IPC World Cup Cross-Country overall winner, has Paralympic medals in multiple sports. “There are so many types of racers and people here,”...
 
   
Wheelchair basketball: Exciting fun at IHS this weekend
 
 Chinook Observer     2017-01-11 kl. 05:58     603 words
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Courtesy of CRAIG SCHREINER/University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Wheelchair basketball, an action-packed athletic event, is coming to Ilwaco High School this weekend.

Now, there are more than 200 NWBA teams in U.S., and hundreds around the world that compete at high-level national and international competitions, like the Paralympic Games and World Championships.... They train at the Olympic training facility in Colorado,” Field said, noting that one woman who will be competing this weekend took gold in the most recent Paralympic...
 
   
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games | Judo Day 1
 
 Dailymotion     2017-01-11 kl. 05:21     115 words
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Watch LIVE from the Paralympic Games from Rio, some geo-restrictions apply. Schedule for day 1 Judo. All times in BRT, local time Rio de Janeiro.

Rio 2016 Paralympic Games | Judo Day 1.... Watch LIVE from the Paralympic Games from Rio, some geo-restrictions apply.... Official website: http://www.paralympic.org/ Author: paralympics Tags:
 
   
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games | Football 7-a-side Day 1
 
 Dailymotion     2017-01-11 kl. 05:01     77 words
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Watch LIVE from the Paralympic Games from Rio, some geo-restrictions apply. Schedule Day 1 Football 7-a-side.

Rio 2016 Paralympic Games | Football 7-a-side Day 1.... Watch LIVE from the Paralympic Games from Rio, some geo-restrictions apply.... Official website: http://www.paralympic.org/ Author: paralympics Tags:

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Japan PM, Tokyo Governor Meet
 
 Sports Business Daily     2017-01-11 kl. 04:47     88 words
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/Olympics Published January 11, 2017 Japanese PM Shinzo Abe and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike agreed Tuesday to "work together to ensure the

Japan PM, Tokyo Governor Meet. /Olympics Published January 11, 2017 Japanese PM Shinzo Abe and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike agreed Tuesday to "work together to ensure the. ...success of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, eschewing for now talks
 
   
All Blacks' omission 'beggars belief'
 
 Unlimited Magazine     2017-01-11 kl. 04:41     623 words
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OPINION: The All Blacks - unfairly snubbed by the Halberg Award organisers - are a victim of the Olympic Games Year syndrome.

How do you choose between Rio Paralympics gold medallists Liam Malone, Sophie Pascoe, Anna Grimaldi and Mary Fisher?... It will be probably come down to Malone, the Blade Runner, for his deeds on the athletics track and Pascoe, who, with her three gold medals and two silvers, became our most decorated Paralympian...

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Why have the All Blacks have been short-changed' by the Halberg Award judges?
 
 Unlimited Magazine     2017-01-11 kl. 04:34     623 words
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OPINION: The All Blacks - unfairly snubbed by the Halberg Award organisers - are a victim of the Olympic Games Year syndrome.

How do you choose between Rio Paralympics gold medallists Liam Malone, Sophie Pascoe, Anna Grimaldi and Mary Fisher?... It will be probably come down to Malone, the Blade Runner, for his deeds on the athletics track and Pascoe, who, with her three gold medals and two silvers, became our most decorated Paralympian...

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Bomdia de Rio! J'ai un message pour vous... | Arnaud Assoumani
 
 Dailymotion     2017-01-11 kl. 04:22     23 words
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Je tiens un video blog pendant les Jeux Paralympiques. Suis moi dans cette aventure !

Je tiens un video blog pendant les Jeux Paralympiques.... Suis moi dans cette aventure !#Rio2016 #Bleuparalympique Author: paralympics Tags:
 
   
#TeamAgitos - Darwin Castro on the Road to Rio (3)
 
 Dailymotion     2017-01-11 kl. 04:22     160 words
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Darwin Castro (Ecuador): The 22-year-old T11 middle distance runner won a historic 5,000m bronze medal at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games together with his guide Sebastian Rosero.

The 22-year-old T11 middle distance runner won a historic 5,000m bronze medal at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games together with his guide Sebastian Rosero.He is the first Ecuadorian to qualify for a Paralympic Games with an A mark.
 
   
Omara Durand is ready for another podium - #TeamAgitos
 
 Dailymotion     2017-01-11 kl. 04:22     436 words
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To see more of Omara Durand, watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?

Organised in partnership with the Rio 2016 Organising Committee and Brazilian Paralympic Committee, the sessions aimed to improve coaching and Para sport standards as part of the legacy of Latin America’s first Paralympic Games. “Being part of
 
   
Changing attitudes: Luis Herazo's impact - #TeamAgitos - on the Road to Rio
 
 Dailymotion     2017-01-11 kl. 04:22     248 words
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Colombia’s Luis Herazo is a shining example of how Para sport can be used to change perceptions of what is humanly possible, even proving members of his own family wrong in his short life.

Just a short time after his recovery, in 2013 he was invited to take part in a training camp held in his home town of Monteria and supported by the Agitos Foundation, the development arm of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). “Being part

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Pre-Games Interview with Sir Philip Craven
 
 Dailymotion     2017-01-11 kl. 04:22     102 words
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We've asked Sir Philip on his expectations on the upcoming #Paralympics - watch what he had to say on #SuperFriday and #Rio2016 legacy! The #Rio2016 Paralympic Games are being held from 7-18 September 2016.

We've asked Sir Philip on his expectations on the upcoming #Paralympics - watch what he had to say on #SuperFriday and #Rio2016 legacy!... The #Rio2016 Paralympic Games are being held from 7-18 September 2016.Around 4,350 athletes from more than 160...
 
   
Festejo después del izamiento | Gustavo Sanchez
 
 Dailymotion     2017-01-11 kl. 04:22     7 words
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Author: paralympics Tags: Posted: 11 January

Author: paralympics Tags:

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International area | Alvaro Valera
 
 Dailymotion     2017-01-11 kl. 04:22     94 words
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Biography Spain’s Alvaro Valera won a silver medal in table tennis at his last Paralympic Games in London 2012. He won a gold medal at the2015 ITTF Para-Table Tennis European Championships in the men’s singles class 6.

Biography Spain’s Alvaro Valera won a silver medal in table tennis at his last Paralympic Games in London 2012.... He won a gold medal at the2015 ITTF Para-Table Tennis European Championships in the men’s singles class 6.About the Samsung Paralympic Bloggers The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is partnering with its Worldwide Paralympic...

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20 Questions on Health and Fitness: Paralympic gold medallist Bethany Firth
 
 The Irish News     2017-01-11 kl. 04:21     103 words
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You can use the search box at the  top  right side of the page to find the information you’ve been looking for. You can take a look at our  Popular Posts  section  on the menu bar  of this page.

Paralympic gold medallist Bethany Firth.
 
   
Olympic Notes: PyeongChang 2018 Signs Deal With Hyundai Department Store Group
 
 Sports Business Daily     2017-01-11 kl. 03:36     82 words
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/Olympics Published January 11, 2017 The PyeongChang Organizing Committee  for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Games and Hyundai Department

Olympic Notes: PyeongChang 2018 Signs Deal With Hyundai Department Store Group. /Olympics Published January 11, 2017 The PyeongChang Organizing Committee  for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Games and Hyundai Department. ...Store Group  signed an...
 
   
Ronaldinho Set To Join Ninth Club Of His Career
 
 7M Sport     2017-01-11 kl. 03:30     290 words
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At 36 you might have thought that Ronaldinho would be calling it a day but the Brazilian entertainer looks set to join the the ninth league team of his career.

Recently he's played in numerous charity matches around the world as well as the Indian Futsal League and worked for the Paralympics and Barcelona.
 
   
Para-Cycling Track Worlds To Be Held In March
 
 Sports Business Daily     2017-01-11 kl. 03:20     93 words
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/Leagues and Governing Bodies Published January 11, 2017 British Paralympian Jody Cundy has called the Int'l Cycling Union's (UCI) announcement that the 2017 Para-cycling Track World Championships will take place in L.A.

Para-Cycling Track Worlds To Be Held In March. /Leagues and Governing Bodies Published January 11, 2017 British Paralympian Jody Cundy has called the Int'l Cycling Union's (UCI) announcement that the 2017 Para-cycling Track World Championships will

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Sports Business Daily (web)
 
   
Five Riverina athletes to shine in 2017 | Photos
 
 Wagga Wagga Daily Advertiser     2017-01-11 kl. 03:08     469 words
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The Daily Advertiser takes a look at five Riverina sportspeople to follow in 2017. THE Daily Advertiser sports editor Matt Malone takes a look at five Riverina sportspeople to follow in 2017.

THE Daily Advertiser sports editor Matt Malone takes a look at five Riverina sportspeople to follow in 2017.After missing out on Paralympic selection, a devastated Salmon almost gave athletics away.
 
   
Towering Malaysians
 
 New Straits Times     2017-01-11 kl. 03:03     546 words
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Malaysians are making waves abroad in various fields: sports, entertainment, literature, commerce and science.

In other sporting events, Malaysia has won silver and bronze in the 2016 Rio Olympics, while three gold and a bronze were won by the country’s Paralympians in the Paralympics meet of the same year.
 
   
Record 24 million visited from abroad in 201...
 
 The Japan News     2017-01-11 kl. 02:49     193 words
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Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The number of visitors to Japan in 2016 jumped 21.

The Japanese government targets 40 million foreign visitors in 2020, the year of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. “If the annual number grows 15 percent every year from 2015, we can achieve the target,” Ishii said.

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Canberra weather: Albinism isn't slowing sprinter Chad Perris during heatwave
 
 Sydney Morning Herald     2017-01-11 kl. 02:31     455 words
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Sprinter Chad Perris jokes about going through so much sunblock every morning he might as well bathe in the stuff.

Sprinter Chad Perris jokes about going through so much sunblock every morning he might as well bathe in the stuff.While others are trying to avoid the searing midday sun, the 24-year-old Paralympian has no choice but to train outside at the

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News - Blake Leeper Seeking New Blades in 2020 Olympic Pursuit
 
 RunnerSpace.com     2017-01-11 kl. 02:13     371 words
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Leeper tries to remain ahead of the curve With International Paralympic Committee suspension ending in June, double-amputee sprinter partnering

Leeper tries to remain ahead of the curve With International Paralympic Committee suspension ending in June, double-amputee sprinter partnering. ...with Oklahoma-based Scott Sabolich Prosthetics and Research in quest to achieve dream of making
 
   
The Madrisa ski lift uses lasers to assist small children and the handicapped
 
 Yahoo! Finance     2017-01-11 kl. 02:04     328 words
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Subscribe on YouTube Skiing is a great pastime for millions of families each year. For some, it hasn’t always been easy to get to the top of the mountain without assistance.

Among the first to ride the new lift were former Swiss wheelchair racer and eight-time Paralympic medallist Edith Wolf-Hunkeler and ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer. “I’m a person like anyone, you know?
 
   
A Look Back At The Obamas' Time With Team USA
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-01-11 kl. 01:40     756 words
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Jan. 10, 2017, 6:42 p.m. (ET) During their time in the White House, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have been two of Team USA's biggest fans.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.... 1) Chicago 2016 Olympic Bid Event President Barack Obama jokingly attacks fencer Tim Morehouse during a fencing demonstration on the South Lawn of the White House promoting the city of Chicago’s bid to host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Golden glow as finalists named for Halberg Awards
 
 stuff.co.nz     2017-01-11 kl. 01:33     550 words
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Double Olympic medallist Lisa Carrington has edged closer to a coveted Halberg Award as she was included in the finalists for next month's ceremony.

She won three gold and two silver at the Paralympics and is up against fellow gold medallists Anna Grimaldi, Mary Fisher and Liam Malone, who won double gold and a silver in Rio.

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Sports Scene: Jan. 4-9 - US Olympic Team
 
 TaableNote News     2017-01-11 kl. 01:31     64 words
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Sign up to receive Team USA Sports Scene, a weekly digital newsletter that highlights standout performances of U.S. athletes and teams from the previous week. Stay up-to-date with news from around the U.S.

Stay up-to-date with news from around the U.S.Olympic and Paralympic family, and track Team USA athletes as they compete around the globe wi...
 
   
If only Faiz's critics could score award-winning goals
 
 Malaysiakini     2017-01-11 kl. 01:11     462 words
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The political situation is deploring, the cost of living is rising, the currency is sliding and Malaysia has been courting attention for the most

Our Paralympians delivered golds, while our Olympians brought back silvers and bronze medals.
 
   
SPRING SKIING IN THE TIROL
 
 PlanetSKI     2017-01-11 kl. 00:41     712 words
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ROW ERUPTS OVER MEDIA COVERAGE OF SNOW LEVELS - The poor snow in the Alps has been reported across the... DEEP SNOW IN NORTH AMERICA - A massive amount of snow has been falling in the USA and...

Paralympic medalist Kadeena Cox has had her UK Sport...
 
   
Another Loughborough Student on The Undateables
 
 The Tab     2017-01-11 kl. 00:37     119 words
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Pani, 19, appeared on the show on Monday 9th January It was only last week that we saw fellow Loughborough student, Kate appear on the Channel 4. This week saw another student as well, Pani, 19, a sufferer of dwarfism.

During the show, Pani can be seen spending a lot of time exercising, with him also stating how his aim is to get into the next Paralympics.
 
   
UCI warned on late Worlds notice - Storey
 
 BBC     2017-01-11 kl. 00:28     254 words
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Cycling chiefs were warned that giving just seven weeks' notice for the Para-Cycling Track World Championships could affect attendance, British Paralympic champion Sarah Storey has revealed.

Storey. Cycling chiefs were warned that giving just seven weeks' notice for the Para-Cycling Track World Championships could affect attendance, British Paralympic champion Sarah Storey has revealed.Governing body the UCI only announced on Monday that...

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New Group Seeks Municipal Referendum Over Budapest 2024 Olympic Bid
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-01-11 kl. 00:19     392 words
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A Hungarian youth organization named Momentum Mozgalom has reportedly launched a campaign against Budapest’s bid for the 2024 Olympics.

agree that the Municipality of Budapest should withdraw its bid from the organization of the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games?” A Hungarian Youth Organization seeks referendum over Budapest 2024 Olympic Bid (Facebook) Last year Hungarian
 
   
For Paralympian Cassie Mitchell, there are no limits
 
 Atlanta Magazine     2017-01-11 kl. 00:02     427 words
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A cancer diagnosis couldn’t stop her from competing in Rio January 2017 Mitchell competing in the women’s discus throw final in Rio.

For Paralympian Cassie Mitchell, there are no limits.... It’s her second medal of the Rio Paralympic Games.... Paralympic team trials, she battled a near-constant low-grade fever, often struggling to catch her breath after an intense workout or race.
 
   
A Guide To 10 Major Olympic And Paralympic Events Taking Place In The United States In 2017
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-01-10 kl. 23:57     1553 words
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By Paul D. Bowker | Jan. 10, 2017, 4:45 p.m. (ET) Wondering what to watch and where to go in 2017? We’ve got you covered. This year there are several major events in Olympic sports taking place across the United States.

A Guide To 10 Major Olympic And Paralympic Events Taking Place In The United States In 2017.... Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.... Para Swimming, Indy Style – Indianapolis (June 9-11) The new year brings a new world tour in Paralympic...

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'I have disgracefully weak upper body strength': The Footy Show's Beau
 
 Mail On Sunday     2017-01-10 kl. 23:41     451 words
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Jody Phan For Daily Mail Australia 21:57 GMT, 10 January 2017

The Footy Show's Beau. ...Ryan laughs off defeat as he poses with Australian paralympian Kurt Fearnley following wheelchair fitness challenge.Jody Phan For Daily Mail Australia 21:57 GMT, 10 January 2017. " href="mailto:?subject=Read this: "

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The Undateables: How Leicester athlete Pani Mamuneas' date went on the Channel 4 show
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-01-10 kl. 23:36     108 words
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A Leicester athlete said his confidence has been boosted after going on his first ever date on Channel 4 television show The Undateables. Pani Mamuneas, 19, who has Achondroplasia, a common form of dwarfism, appeared on the show on Monday.

Read more: Squatters say they have seized Wygston's House in Leicester While Pani, a shot-putter and javelin thrower who has his sights set on gold at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020, is confident on the sports track, this is not the case in the field of...

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After riding through financial freeze, Edmonton para-bobsledder takes on World Cup
 
 CBC     2017-01-10 kl. 23:26     769 words
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'I can't thank my supporters enough for what they're trying to do for me' After financial challenges threatened to derail his gold medal dream, para-bobsledder Brian McPherson is ready to make a comeback.

'My goal is to keep going with this sport and make it to the Paralympics.... When para-bobsleigh was added to the 2018 Paralympics roster in Korea, he dreamed of earning a place on the podium.... "There's a handful of us that were a part of this from when it started, from when they were just seeing if it could be a sport, and now it's part of the Paralympics...
 
   
My self-esteem is very high because of my father- Hannah Babalola (Buzz: 38)
 
 NewsNG.com     2017-01-10 kl. 23:25     77 words
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Hannah Babalola is an African record holder in wheel chair  racing.  She made it to the final stage of the 2016 Rio Paralympics, a feat no Nigerian athlete has ever attained.

 She made it to the final stage of the 2016 Rio Paralympics, a feat no Nigerian athlete has ever attained.With her eyes fixed on the 2018 commonwealth games, she shared her winning experience and expectations for the future with HANNAH OJO.

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Hyundai Department Store Group Supports PyeongChang 2018 With Donation
 
 PyeongChang 2018     2017-01-10 kl. 23:20     70 words
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69, Baekjegobun-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea Tel : +82-2-2076-2018 ? Copyright by The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games.
 
   
Rio's Maracana stadium suffers 'looting and destruction'
 
 SINA     2017-01-10 kl. 22:43     258 words
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By Michael Place RIO DE JANEIRO? Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- Authorities in Brazil have been urged to act promptly to end the degradation of Rio de Janeiro's iconic Maracana stadium.

The Maracana's plight comes less than six months after the venue staged the opening and closing ceremonies of the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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My self-esteem is very high because of my father- Hannah Babalola
 
 The Nation Nigeria     2017-01-10 kl. 22:42     1169 words
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Hannah Babalola is an African record holder in wheel chair  racing.  She made it to the final stage of the 2016 Rio Paralympics, a feat no Nigerian athlete has ever attained.

 She made it to the final stage of the 2016 Rio Paralympics, a feat no Nigerian athlete has ever attained.With her eyes fixed on the 2018 commonwealth games, she shared her winning experience and expectations for the future with HANNAH OJO.

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Difference in physical ability an un-limiting factor: UAE Paralympians
 
 The Gulf Today     2017-01-10 kl. 22:25     648 words
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DUBAI: Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Executive Council for Dubai Government and Chairman of

UAE Paralympians. DUBAI: Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Executive Council for Dubai Government and Chairman of. ...Dubai Sports Council (DSC), extended his support to the UAE Paralympics Team...
 
   
Kamryn McIntosh, Sammy Watson To Race Pro 600m At Armory Track Invitational
 
 MileSplit United States     2017-01-10 kl. 22:10     250 words
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Is it time for a new 600m national record? The Armory Track Invitational on Feb.

a field that includes Paralympic gold medalist Mikey Brannigan, plus Nick Tuck, Daniel Winn, Graham Crawford, Will Geoghegan, Travis Mahoney, Morgan McDonald, Morgan Pearson and Brandon Hudgins.
 
   
BPA receive prestigious National Paralympic Committee of the Year award
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-01-10 kl. 22:00     200 words
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6 hours ago The British Paralympic Association (BPA) received its National Paralympic Committee of the Year award at the H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Creative Sports Awards in Dubai on Monday. H.H.

BPA receive prestigious National Paralympic Committee of the Year award.... 6 hours ago The British Paralympic Association (BPA) received its National Paralympic Committee of the Year award at the H.H....the world. BPA Chairman Tim Reddish and Chief Executive Tim Hollingsworth were present to collect the National Paralympic...
 
   
- Suspect wrecks while fleeing from State Trooper
 
 Now Habersham     2017-01-10 kl. 21:27     246 words
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A Nicholson, Georgia man faces a series of charges after attempting to flee from a Georgia State Trooper in Clarkesville Monday night.

Local Huddle House owner Rance Reese named Franchisee of the Year Toccoa Clinic to honor Paralympian McKenzie Coan Habersham Medical Center recognized for quality stroke care Mother killed, 9-year old daughter injured in wreck in Mt.

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Triathlon Canada Celebrates 2016 Excellence Award Winners
 
 Triathlon Canada     2017-01-10 kl. 21:17     1197 words
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Daniel and Givens named Para-triathlon winners, Mislawchuk and Kretz claim elite honours, Lionel Sanders and Heather Wurtele earn Multi Sport

Daniel and Givens named Para-triathlon winners, Mislawchuk and Kretz claim elite honours, Lionel Sanders and Heather Wurtele earn Multi Sport. ...Athlete-of-the-Year honours VICTORIA—Just months removed from making their Paralympic and Olympic
 
   
Hunter Breakfast | Wednesday, January 11, 2017
 
 Hunter Valley News     2017-01-10 kl. 21:08     2105 words
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Catch up with all the latest Hunter, state, national and world news in our breakfast blog. Hunter roads: All Hunter roads are clear this morning.

More here. ? Paralympian Nick Gleeson is Dungog’s Australia Day ambassador for 2017.

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Oscar Pistorius may be sent back to jail – court
 
 Naija247News     2017-01-10 kl. 20:29     166 words
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Tweet on Twitter South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius attends his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014.

Tweet on Twitter South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius attends his sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria October 21, 2014.REUTERS/Herman Verwey/Pool South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal said on Tuesday
 
   
Anger at late notice of Para-cycling Track Worlds
 
 Road.cc     2017-01-10 kl. 20:14     504 words
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Seven-time Paralympic champion, Jody Cundy, tweeted: Why do the @UCI_cycling think it's acceptable to give 7weeks official notice of a World Championships? They expecting any riders to turn up?

Seven-time Paralympic champion, Jody Cundy, tweeted:...coverage so people with impairments can identify with sporting stars more frequently, not just during the Paralympics every four years,” she said. “The more household names you can get in the...

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8th H.H.Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Creative Sports Award Winners Announced
 
 Around The Rings     2017-01-10 kl. 20:05     1715 words
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H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of Dubai Sports Council & Patron of “H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Creative Sports Award” and H.H.

The UAE Paralympic Committee – UAE The UAE Paralympic Committee has followed a distinctive strategy as a result of which the Committee has gained seven various medals in weightlifting, shooting & athletic competitions, taking into account that
 
   
Plea for strong laws on road safety
 
 News EasyBranches.com     2017-01-10 kl. 19:59     543 words
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In order to create awareness about road safety, Consumer Voice, a voluntary organization in the interest of Consumer Education, with the support from

Those who participated in the event included Paralympian Jagwinder Singh.... Paralympian Jagwinder Singh addressing the participants.
 
   
New Zealand star Peters to make first appearance of IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup season in Innerkrems
 
 Big News Network     2017-01-10 kl. 19:56     30 words
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New Zealand's Corey Peters is set to make his first appearance of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing World Cup season in

New Zealand's Corey Peters is set to make his first appearance of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing World Cup season in. ...Austrian resort Innerkrems this week as.
 
   
News - Record-Setters Ajee’ Wilson, Drew Hunter Join Two Electrifying Races At Armory Track Invitational
 
 RunnerSpace.com     2017-01-10 kl. 19:38     398 words
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Ajee’ Wilson  and  Drew Hunter  are among the big names lining up for a pair of high-profile races at the  Armory Track Invitational ,  February 3-4  at The Armory’s New Balance Track and Field Center.

The field includes  Mike Brannigan , a 2016 Paralympics gold medalist in the 1,500 meters, who is from East Northport, N.Y.
 
   
Iranian Para Alpine Skiers Get Six Medals
 
 Kayhan International     2017-01-10 kl. 19:33     419 words
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TEHRAN (Press TV) - Iranian male alpine skiers have exceeded expectations and collected six medals at the first edition of the World Alpine Skiing and World Para Snowboard Competitions currently underway in the Islamic Republic.

Dimitrije Lazarovski, head of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Snow Sports, had traveled to Tehran along with two international classifiers to oversee the events, and also update Iranian sports officials on how to develop winter sports.
 
   
Paralympic champion to compete at Sydney Wheelchair Tennis Open as
 
 Inside The Games     2017-01-10 kl. 19:27     311 words
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Daniel Etchells Tuesday, 10 January 2017 Paralympic gold medallist Dylan Alcott is set to compete on home soil at this week's Sydney Wheelchair Tennis Open as he hones his preparations for the upcoming Australian Open.

Paralympic champion to compete at Sydney Wheelchair Tennis Open as. ...preparations continue for first Grand Slam of year.Daniel Etchells Tuesday, 10 January 2017 Paralympic gold medallist Dylan Alcott is set to compete on home soil at this week's

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York honours seven for contribution to society
 
 University of York     2017-01-10 kl. 19:13     1384 words
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The University of York will next week award honorary degrees to an award-winning screenwriter, a leading educationalist, a renowned economist, an

Annamarie Phelps CBE Annamarie Phelps is a rower and champion of Paralympic sport who represented Great Britain at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games and in the World Rowing Championships from 1991 to 1995, winning the World Championship gold medal in
 
   
Emirati Paralympians attribute victories to 'willpower'
 
 Khaleej Times     2017-01-10 kl. 18:50     420 words
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Paralympians Abdullah Al Arayani, Mohammed Khamis Khalaf and Sara Al Senaani spoke about the challenges they had to overcome while representing the UAE in the Paralympics during a session titled 'The Paralympics - Going for the Gold.

Emirati Paralympians attribute victories to 'willpower'.... Paralympians Abdullah Al Arayani, Mohammed Khamis Khalaf and Sara Al Senaani spoke about the challenges they had to overcome while representing the UAE in the Paralympics during a session titled 'The Paralympics...

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Contribute to development, Haryana tells its diaspora in Gurgaon event
 
 Hindustan Times     2017-01-10 kl. 18:47     456 words
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The first day of the first-ever Pravasi Haryana Divas was largely about Haryana’s contribution to sports and an appeal to people of Haryanvi origin settled abroad to give back to the state.

Haryana has recently been the home of sporting glory in 2016 with wrestler Sakshi Malik from Rohtak winning an Olympic bronze and athlete Deepa Malik from Gurgaon winning a silver medal in shotput in the Summer Paralympics. “The NRIs can
 
   
Chula Vista Olympic Training Center under new ownership and operation
 
 CW6 - San Diego     2017-01-10 kl. 18:40     773 words
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– The Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center (CVTC) launched on Jan. 1, 2017, under new ownership and operation.

Under the new operating model, the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center will continue to function as an elite athlete-focused facility. “Over 60 medals were won by Chula Vista athletes over the past six Olympic and Paralympic Games, along

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Anti-doping leaders say FIFA World Cup should be pulled from Russia
 
 USA TODAY     2017-01-10 kl. 18:28     735 words
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The Russian flag is raised during the closing ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium.

The International Paralympics Committee and the International Association of Athletics Federations have already adopted such steps.

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David Luiz delighted with reunion at Cobham
 
 Chelsea FC     2017-01-10 kl. 18:26     421 words
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Our latest Community Day proved a special one for James Middlehurst with the eight-year-old enjoying a reunion with David Luiz.

We met at the hospital and it was an incredible day. ‘He asked to meet me and it was a pleasure that we could make it happen and it changed my life and I am delighted to see him doing so well.’  Among the other guests today was 2016 Paralympian
 
   
Zanardi: Valentino Rossi to Mercedes 'perfect' for F1
 
 F1i.com     2017-01-10 kl. 18:04     240 words
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© XPB Images Former Formula One driver and CART champion Alex Zanardi believes drafting MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi to replace Nico Rosberg at Mercedes would have been “perfect” to boost Formula One’s TV ratings.

Speaking to Italian newspaper La Gazetta dello Sport , Zanardi, who became a multiple Paralympic champion after losing both his legs in a horrific crash at the Lausitzring in 2001, thinks F1 could use Rossi’s immense popularity to draw more fans
 
   
The Pirbright Institute chooses an Atos supercomputer to help fight viral diseases of animals and people
 
 Animation Artist     2017-01-10 kl. 18:04     975 words
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With its new Bull supercomputer by Atos, The Pirbright Institute, UK will boost its capability to carry out bioinformatic analysis of animal virus

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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Clonmel rower issues heartfelt plea to public to use mental health support services
 
 The Nationalist     2017-01-10 kl. 17:41     475 words
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An international rower who has overcome numerous life challenges has appealed to people with mental health issues to avail of the support services that are available in their communities.

The former Clonmel Rowing Club vice captain, who has represented Ireland in the sport, is now focussed on fulfilling his dream of becoming a Paralympian for Australia in Tokyo in 2020.He just missed out on previous attempts to represent Ireland in
 
   
Prince Ali among winners at H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Awards
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-10 kl. 17:35     302 words
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Former FIFA Presidential candidate Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein was among those to collect an award at the eighth edition of the H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Awards at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

The British Paralympic Association were among the winners ©H.H.... The British Paralympic Association (BPA) won the National Paralympic Committee prize.... This was due to "implementing a programme, based on integrity and transparency, to nominate participants in the Paralympic...

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Olympians and Paralympians join Hollywood stars on the gold carpet at "Gold Meets Golden" in Los Angeles
 
 Around The Rings     2017-01-10 kl. 17:23     524 words
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Olympians including Simone Biles, Nadia Comaneci, Bart Conner and Ashton Easton and Paralympian Candace Cable joined Nicole Kidman, Cuba Gooding Jr,

Olympians and Paralympians join Hollywood stars on the gold carpet at "Gold Meets Golden" in Los Angeles.... Olympians including Simone Biles, Nadia Comaneci, Bart Conner and Ashton Easton and Paralympian Candace Cable joined Nicole Kidman, Cuba Gooding...

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Deadline for Trimming Tokyo Olympic Costs...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-01-10 kl. 17:22     110 words
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IOC Delay in Punishing Russia for Doping Conspiracy (01/06/17) RECENT ARTICLES Olympians and Paralympians join Hollywood stars on the gold carpet at "Gold Meets Golden" in Los Angeles (01/1.

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Pick your challenge: Romania events for running fans in 2017
 
 Romania Business Insider     2017-01-10 kl. 17:06     1195 words
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Running events have multiplied in Romania in recent years and various competitions are available to runners depending on their skill level, from occasional to triathlon ready.

Disabled athletes can register for the wheelchairs/hand-bikes category in any of the individual races.... As is the case with the Bucharest Half Marathon, disabled athletes can register for a wheelchair race.
 
   
LGBT+ Organisations Launch Campaign Against Twitter's 'Ineffectual' Response To Hate Speech
 
 Huffington Post UK     2017-01-10 kl. 17:05     517 words
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A group of LGBT+ organisations and personalities are today launching a campaign against Twitter’s handling of hate speech on its platform.

Party and Paralympian Claire Harvey are all backing the campaign which launches at 4pm on the 1 February 2017.

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Sports Scene: Jan. 4-9
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-01-10 kl. 17:05     956 words
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Jan. 10, 2017, 10:29 a.m. (ET) Jessie Diggins celebrates after the women's cross-country sprint at the FIS Nordic World Cup on Feb. 20, 2016 in Lahti, Finland.

Olympic and Paralympic family, and track Team USA athletes as they compete around the globe with a preview of upcoming events.
 
   
Hamdan bin Mohammed attends Dubai Health Foru...
 
 Dotemirates.com     2017-01-10 kl. 16:57     121 words
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Crown Prince of Dubai HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended today Dubai Health Forum, which takes place at the Grand Haytt Hotel.

Sheikh Hamdan also attended special session entitled “The Paralympians -

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Brazil's Maracana Stadium Is A Shadow Of What It Normally Looks Like
 
 SPORTbible     2017-01-10 kl. 16:43     422 words
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The Maracana stadium in Brazil is one of the most iconic places to ever play football. It is a true football cathedral that has hosted so many memorable matches and events over the years.

2016 Olympics and Paralympics as well as the final of the Olympic football tournament for both Men and Women in the summer.
 
   
Opening speed World Cup set for Innerkrems
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-10 kl. 16:40     626 words
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Athletes will aim to test themselves with just days to go until the 2017 World Championships.

In an exciting start to the calendar year, a host of world and Paralympic champions will compete including the first World Cup appearance of the season for New Zealand’s Corey Peters .... Peters, the downhill and super-G world champion, will take on a men’s sitting field that includes Japan’s Akira Kano, the Paralympic...

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UAE’s paralympians display their steely resolve
 
 Gulf News     2017-01-10 kl. 16:07     670 words
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On the concluding day of Dubai Health Forum, medal-winning paralympians reveal the secret of their success Sara Al Senaani during the Dubai Health

UAE’s paralympians display their steely resolve.... On the concluding day of Dubai Health Forum, medal-winning paralympians reveal the secret of their success Sara Al Senaani during the Dubai Health. ...Forum at Grand Hyatt Dubai on 10 JAN 2017 News...

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Winning glory at Paralympics start career as ambassador for the Buy-a-Brick campaign
 
 Namibia Economist     2017-01-10 kl. 15:56     657 words
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Ouma Rooi from the dunes outside Rehoboth in front of her corrugated shack where she has lived for many years. Last year, as a beneficiary of the Buy-a-Brick campaign, she was helped by the Shack Dwellers Federation to start building her own brick house.

Winning glory at Paralympics start career as ambassador for the Buy-a-Brick campaign.... Namibia’s Gold Paralympian, Ananias Shikongo this week becomes a Brand Ambassador for Standard Bank’s Buy-a-Brick campaign.... This follows the bank’s earlier announcement of purchasing a house for the Paralympian...
 
   
Fundraising champion dies as hydrotherapy pool dream becomes reality
 
 The Cornishman     2017-01-10 kl. 15:19     621 words
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Comments (0) A pensioner behind a 20-year fundraising campaign to build a hydrotherapy pool in Newquay died within hours of the centre being opened by Cornwall's gold medal-winning Paralympian Jonathan Fox.

Comments (0) A pensioner behind a 20-year fundraising campaign to build a hydrotherapy pool in Newquay died within hours of the centre being opened by Cornwall's gold medal-winning Paralympian Jonathan Fox.Community stalwart Barbara Kennedy

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Largest Portrait Collection of Paralympic Heroes Past & Present
 
 Ucan2Magazine.co.uk     2017-01-10 kl. 15:09     373 words
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Bucks County Museum Aylesbury HP20 2QP: 11th February – 13th May 2017  Paralympians are responsible for winning seven times more Gold Medals than Olympians in a third of the time, yet little documentation of their achievement exists.

Largest Portrait Collection of Paralympic Heroes Past & Present.... 11th February – 13th May 2017  Paralympians are responsible for winning seven times more Gold Medals than Olympians in a third of the time, yet little documentation of their...
 
   
Jan10 Rafiq nominated for award
 
 Yorkshire County Cricket Club     2017-01-10 kl. 15:07     758 words
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Azeem Rafiq has been nominated to maintain cricket’s consistent presence at the Lycamobile British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards in 2017.

Paralympics host Ade Adepitan MBE.... Three Olympians – Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, boxer Nicola Adams and hockey player Sam Quek – are joined by Rio Paralympic gold medalist Kadeena Cox on the shortlist for Sportswoman of the Year.

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Koike tells Abe of resolve for reform
 
 The Japan News     2017-01-10 kl. 15:00     201 words
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Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike informed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday of her determination to drastically reform the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly.

want to share the need to push ahead with the reform of the assembly in order to promote the thorough overhaul of the Japanese capital.” They agreed to cooperate for a successful 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to the governor.
 
   
Niagara Leadership Summit to help students overcome barriers
 
 Brock Press     2017-01-10 kl. 14:52     582 words
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This upcoming weekend Brock will host its second annual Niagara Student Leadership Summit. In 2011 the event began as the Brock Residence Leadership Conference and was led by the Department of Residences.

that there are those with physical and mental barriers that exist who were not limited in their potential due to their barrier.” More so, the summit will also welcome Brock’s own, Jessica Lewis, a Paralympic athlete in the Summer Games. “If you
 
   
Gildan Activewear to pay more to buy American Apparel brand
 
 News 1130     2017-01-10 kl. 14:42     978 words
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at 5:20 am PST MONTREAL – Gildan Activewear Inc. of Montreal confirmed this morning that it will pay US$88 million to buy the American Apparel brand as part of bankruptcy court proceedings for the California-based clothing company.

Latest Traffic Latest Business New Cypress ski program seeking future Paralympians Jan 09, 2017, 11:10 PM New homeowner grant threshold a miss, BC housing critic Jan 09, 2017, 8:07 PM Efforts to protect old homes could worsen affordability crisis:

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Chaebol announce their donations to Olympics
 
 Korea Joongang Daily     2017-01-10 kl. 14:37     444 words
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Major conglomerates are chipping in to make the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics a success. Hyundai Department Store released plans to donate 10 billion won ($8.35 million) and Lotte Group surpassed that by pledging 50 billion won.

The group was already a partner with the PyeongChang Olympics since last March when it signed a contract with the organizing committee to invest 60 billion won in related sporting events, including the Winter Games, test events and the Paralympic
 
   
Stepping out with Paralympian Nicole Turner in Timahoe for charity
 
 Leinster Express     2017-01-10 kl. 14:28     45 words
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Portarlington's Paralympic swimmer Nicole Turner got them going in Timahoe on New Year's Day for the annual walk.

Stepping out with Paralympian Nicole Turner in Timahoe for charity.... Portarlington's Paralympic swimmer Nicole Turner got them going in Timahoe on New Year's Day for the annual walk.There was great weather the annual charity walk in the Laois village...
 
   
Youth org seeks referendum against Olympic bid
 
 Budapest Business Journal     2017-01-10 kl. 14:02     659 words
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Momentum Mozgalom, a Hungarian youth organization, has launched a campaign against Budapest?s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, entitled NOlimpia, seeking to launch a referendum on the issue, according to their Facebook page.

to hold a referendum with the following question: “Do you agree that the Municipality of Budapest should withdraw its bid from the organization of the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games?” The capital’s election committee (FVB) has
 
   
New Superhero Series Team Captains Announced
 
 Enable Magazine     2017-01-10 kl. 13:39     431 words
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In a super-charged start to the New Year, five new Celebrity Team Captains have stepped forward to take part in Superhero Series’ debut event

In a super-charged start to the New Year, five new Celebrity Team Captains have stepped forward to take part in Superhero Series’ debut event. ...Superhero Tri: comedian  Adam Hills , Paralympians  Ali Jawad, Stephen Miller  and  Liz Johnson 

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Hameed nominated for British Ethnic Diversity Sports Award
 
 Lancashire County Cricket Club     2017-01-10 kl. 13:39     543 words
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24/10/2016 - England win Warwickshire V Lancashire 23/09/2016 - Lancashire lost Lancashire V Middlesex 15/09/2016 - Match Drawn Cambridge

England fast-bowling coach Ottis Gibson has also been nominated in the England Athletics Coach of the Year category with Brighton football manager Chris Hughton and Sunil Birdy from the Paralympic sport of Boccia.... Three Olympians - Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, boxer Nicola Adams and hockey player Sam Quek – are joined by Rio Paralympic...
 
   
Bath staff, hon grads & alumni in New Year Honours list
 
 University of Bath     2017-01-10 kl. 13:38     423 words
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Nine honorary graduates, two alumni, two current members of staff, and one former, were among those recognised in the Queen's New Year's Honours list.

Paralympic Association, and an explorer.... (Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire) (Timothy) Tim Philip Hollingsworth (Honorary LLD, 2014) Chief Executive Officer, British Paralympic Association.
 
   
Get your blades on, kids . . .
 
 All Together Now     2017-01-10 kl. 13:27     700 words
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CHILDREN across England have started to receive new running and swimming blades from the NHS, thanks to a £1.5 million fund set up by the Department of Health. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said: “Every child should be able to participate in sport.

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said: “Every child should be able to participate in sport.“Team GB surpassed everyone’s expectations at last year’s Paralympics and this investment will ensure the next generation of children who have either been
 
   
Facing My Worst Fears as an Achondroplasia
 
 Spy Ghana     2017-01-10 kl. 13:23     819 words
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Athlete and law student Pani Mamuneas has never had a girlfriend and says he suspects the only women who approach him want to tick “dwarf” off their bucket list. The 19-year-old decided to do something about it and applied for a TV dating show.

I had been competing internationally in shot put and javelin and hoped to compete in the Paralympic Games in Rio last year but injury forced me to take time out.... Participating in The Undateables helped me to focus on a different aspect of life and took my mind off the injury although I’ve now returned to training with my sights set on the 2020 Paralympics...
 
   
Next generation given the chance to become future Paralympians
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-10 kl. 13:20     57 words
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In Great Britain, children have begun to receive new running and swimming blades from the National Health Service (NHS).

Next generation given the chance to become future Paralympians....experiencing the freedom of running whether just for general enjoyment or towards achieving their own Paralympic ambitions.”.
 
   
Jody Cundy calls short notice of Para-cycling World Championships ‘a joke’ | Sport
 
 DailyMe.Com     2017-01-10 kl. 13:07     92 words
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• Elite para-cyclists given just seven weeks to prepare for event• Rio gold medallists Adam Duggleby and Stephen Bate refuse to take partJody Cundy

March in the Californian city, which will be hoping the event can boost its case to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics.

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Wheelchair Tennis Player Shiva Prasad Dreams of Representing India at the Paralympics One Day
 
 Yahoo! India     2017-01-10 kl. 12:58     875 words
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Polio took away two-year-old Shiva Prasad’s ability to walk. Today, the 28-year-old plays wheelchair tennis and participates in national and international tournaments. It is his dream to one day participate in the Paralympics.

Wheelchair Tennis Player Shiva Prasad Dreams of Representing India at the Paralympics One Day.... It is his dream to one day participate in the Paralympics.Like most nine-year-olds, Shiva Prasad was enthusiastic about sports and used to spend his days...

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Tokyo 2020 budget not discussed as city's Governor meets with Prime Minister
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-10 kl. 12:52     560 words
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike have renewed their pledge to work together to make the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike have renewed their pledge to work together to make the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic. ...Games in Japan’s capital a success - but have avoided talks for now on how the financial

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Ukraine’s Bui looks to home Nordic skiing World Cup
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-10 kl. 12:47     513 words
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The young Ukrainian wants to show her best form in front of a home crowd when the circuit comes to her country for the first time. One young skier cannot wait for Ukraine’s first-ever Nordic skiing World Cup.

Bui finished by looking ahead to 2018, when the Paralympic Winter Games will be held in PyeongChang, South Korea. “A Paralympic year is the most important in the life of every athlete.
 
   
Pyeongchang 2018 mascot Soohorang already proving a roaring success
 
 International Olympic Committee     2017-01-10 kl. 12:34     433 words
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PyeongChang 2018 , IOC News Unveiled in June this year, Soohorang, the white tiger who will serve as the official mascot of the Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018, has already proved a big hit in his native Republic of Korea and beyond.

In 2018, Soohorang will be joined by Bandabi, a black Asian bear, who will serve as the mascot for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. “The mascots have been designed to embody the collective will of everyone for the successful hosting of the