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Tid för ackreditering till Paralympics i PyeongChang
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-01-12 kl. 08:50     214 words
 
Pressmeddelande Jan 12, 2017 08:50 CET Med lite över ett år kvar till Paralympics i PyeongChang 2018 startar det första steget för pressackrediteringar, "press by number".

Tid för ackreditering till Paralympics i PyeongChang.... Pressmeddelande Jan 12, 2017 08:50 CET Med lite över ett år kvar till Paralympics i PyeongChang 2018 startar det första steget för pressackrediteringar, "press by number".I detta första skede anger...
 
   
Bainca lever för fotboll dygnet runt
 
 Hallands Nyheter     2017-01-12 kl. 04:00     791 words
 
Adnan Bainca, 24, lever efter devisen att fotboll ska vara till för alla. Kan idrotten dessutom hålla lillebror Alban borta från tv-spelandet känner Adnan att han vunnit matchen.

Öppna fritidsverksamhet/språkcafé, involvera fler tjejer och handikappidrottare finns också på agendan: -
 
   
Alla får lira i Siriusbollen
 
 Uppsalatidningen     2017-01-12 kl. 00:00     598 words
 
Siriusbollen är det enda fotbollslag i Uppsala som vänder sig till barn med funktionsnedsättningar. Här får barnen på ett lekfullt sätt lära sig att spela fotboll. Det är en mörk och slaskig måndagskväll i november.

I Uppsala handikappidrott fick han spela tillsammans med äldre tonåringar och vuxna då föreningen saknar en barngrupp för fotboll.
 
   
Föreningsflytt med förhinder
 
 Helsingborgs Dagblad     2017-01-11 kl. 12:18     435 words
 
Kommunen vill hämta möbler och andra inventarier från fritidsgården på Nybrovägen 5 för att kunna renovera. Men det ställer till problem för HIK Kick off, som använder lokalen som fritidsgård på kvällarna.

Men det ställer till problem för HIK Kick off, som använder lokalen som fritidsgård på kvällarna.För Handikappidrottsföreningen Kick off blir det terminstart torsdagen den 12 januari med delvis nya möbler och ny inredning.
 
   
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Moreton Bay punching above its weight
 
 Caboolture News     2017-01-12 kl. 08:17     459 words
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MULTISPORT: The Moreton Bay region has been a major contributor to the Sunshine Coast Sports Federation.

Games. Lakeisha Patterson was nominated for junior sports star of the year after winning two gold, three silver, one bronze medal and broke a world record at the Rio Paralympics en route to being nominated for the Australian paralympian of the year.
 
   
Paralympic 100m champion Scott Reardon to meet Usain Bolt before crack at history
 
 Melbourne Age     2017-01-12 kl. 08:06     90 words
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Paralympic 100m champion Scott Reardon to meet Usain Bolt before crack at history.
 
   
Paralympic 100m champion Scott Reardon to meet Usain Bolt before crack at history
 
 Sydney Morning Herald     2017-01-12 kl. 08:06     592 words
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Paralympic gold medallist Scott Reardon will get some tips from Usain Bolt before he has a crack at history this July.

Paralympic 100m champion Scott Reardon to meet Usain Bolt before crack at history.... Paralympic gold medallist Scott Reardon will get some tips from Usain Bolt before he has a crack at history this July.The reigning world and paralympic men's T42 100m...

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When does The Jump 2017 start? New series launch date confirmed!
 
 Telly Mix     2017-01-12 kl. 08:02     296 words
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The Jump 2017 is set to kick off next month on Channel 4 for what will be its fourth series. The start date for The Jump 2017 has now been revealed, beginning on Sunday, February 5 2017 on Channel 4 with host Davina McCall.

More celebs on The Jump this year are rugby player Gareth Thomas and Paralympic medallist Kadeena Cox and retired pro cyclist Bradley Wiggins.
 
   
The growth mindset in key stage 2: Part 3
 
 Headteacher Update     2017-01-12 kl. 08:00     1067 words
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Ross McWilliam 12 January 2017 Image: iStock In the third part of his four-part series on growth mindset approaches to teaching in key stage 2, Ross McWilliam looks at whole-school strategies to involve pupils, staff and your parents

There can even be weekly “changeable” noticeboards where news items are shared demonstrating growth mindset and featuring specific growth mindset news examples – i.e. for PE/SEN you could feature the Rio Olympic/Paralympics or other sporting
 
   
Southland para-athlete seeks to emulate Malone and McCartney
 
 Southland Times     2017-01-12 kl. 07:59     412 words
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When Patrice McMurtrie, 8, watched blade runner Liam Malone win gold at the Rio Paralympics, she saw someone without two good legs succeed.

When Patrice McMurtrie, 8, watched blade runner Liam Malone win gold at the Rio Paralympics, she saw someone without two good legs succeed.McMurtrie will be competing at South Island Colgate Games in Invercargill, her first competition in her first

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Record breaking number of paralympians lining up for local event
 
 MySunshineCoast     2017-01-12 kl. 07:28     176 words
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Record breaking number of paralympians lining up for local event.... Lost Page: mysunshinecoast.com.au/news/news-display/record-breaking-number-of-paralympians-lining-up-for-local-event,47423 You may not be able to visit this page because of:
 
   
Reactive, not proactive: Update on the lack of disabled toilets on UK trains
 
 Health Service Journal     2017-01-12 kl. 07:23     43 words
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By Having recently raised the issue of a lack of disabled toilets on a UK train service, Josephine reflects on the recent media coverage resulting

By Having recently raised the issue of a lack of disabled toilets on a UK train service, Josephine reflects on the recent media coverage resulting. ...from the experience of paralympian, Anne Wafula-Strike, having no access to a toilet throughout a
 
   
Azerbaijani judo fighters to embark on training camp in Austria
 
 News.Az     2017-01-12 kl. 07:20     74 words
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Azerbaijani judo fighters will be on a training camp in Mittersill, Austria. The squad includes female, young and paralympic judo fighters, according to AzerTag. News.

The squad includes female, young and paralympic judo fighters, according to AzerTag.
 
   
The best VIP stands at the 2017 Australian Open
 
 Weekly Review.com.au     2017-01-12 kl. 07:06     736 words
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The the Lavazza Superbox is where all the gastronomical action will be. (L) Chef Giovanni Pilu – owner of award winning Sydney restaurant Pilu at Freshwater & (R) Buddha Lo from Matteo's (Melbourne).

Photo: Supplied Wooing the peacocks With paralympian...
 
   
‘Watching Bolt run is incredible’
 
 Tasmania Mercury     2017-01-12 kl. 06:52     316 words
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AUSTRALIAN Olympian Morgan Mitchell will test out her new found speed against an international team led by Usain Bolt at next month’s Nitro Athletics Melbourne.

Genevieve LaCaze, Fabrice Lapierre, Brooke Stratton, Kathryn Mitchell and Michelle Jenneke as well as Paralympic gold medallist Scott Reardon and bronze medallist Ella Pardy.

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‘Watching Bolt run is incredible, majestic almost’
 
 Adelaide Now     2017-01-12 kl. 06:28     316 words
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AUSTRALIAN Olympian Morgan Mitchell will test out her new found speed against an international team led by Usain Bolt at next month’s Nitro Athletics Melbourne.

Genevieve LaCaze, Fabrice Lapierre, Brooke Stratton, Kathryn Mitchell and Michelle Jenneke as well as Paralympic gold medallist Scott Reardon and bronze medallist Ella Pardy.

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Brave amputee boy goes home for festive season after nine months in hospital – Tenacious Owethu can’t be kept down
 
 My Press Release     2017-01-12 kl. 06:11     1360 words
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Owethu Chibure learns to use prosthetic legs at Netcare Rehabilitation Hospital.

We will all miss his wonderful energy . “Owethu has shown such determination in his recovery that I would not be surprised if he went on to become one of South Africa’s great paralympians in the future,” notes Dr Wilson, who has 16 years
 
   
Ajee’ Wilson, Drew Hunter To Race At Armory Track Invitational
 
 World Track     2017-01-12 kl. 06:01     473 words
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NEW YORK – 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.
 
   
Suncoast Spinners Wheelchair Basketball Tournament
 
 Daily Mercury News     2017-01-12 kl. 06:00     521 words
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Bridie Kean, manager of USC Sports Elite and Education Dual (SEED) program and two time Paralympic medalist her self will captain the side consisting of local Sunshine Coast students from the program.... Record breaking number of paralympians lining up for local event The continued growth of the Suncoast Spinners wheelchair basketball tournament will see a record number of Australian Paralympian...

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President Obama, an inspiration for us all
 
 Trinidad Guardian     2017-01-12 kl. 05:59     624 words
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In 2008, I witnessed the inauguration of Barack Obama as President of the United States of America, live on television. I also witnessed its impact on my own country, the beautiful island nation of T&T.

I have watched how the beautiful people of my nation have quickly adopted new heroes, including Nobel laureates, Olympic champions, disabled athletes and academic achievers.
 
   
Perryton FCA event to feature Tebow
 
 Amarillo Globe News     2017-01-12 kl. 05:55     220 words
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The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is welcoming hometown heroes Caleb Campbell and brother Jeremy Campbell along with former Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow, to Perryton on Saturday at Rodeo Nights. The Tebow event is named Shaken after Tebow’s book.

Jeremy is a three-time Paralympian and ESPY Award winner.
 
   
David Owen: The IOC's Brazilian drama - why Gianna Angelopoulos's book
 
 Inside The Games     2017-01-12 kl. 04:39     1076 words
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Duncan Mackay Friday, 30 May 2014 Late to the game as usual, I have been reading, the memoir by Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki, President of the 2004 Athens Olympic Organising Committee (ATHOC).

This struggle has been made all too topical by the problems currently overshadowing Rio de Janeiro's preparations for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.... It is a delicate balance to strike: host-countries need to think of the Games they are staging as very much "their" Olympics/Paralympics...
 
   
Sophie Pascoe and Kieran Read on shortlist for Canterbury Sports Awards
 
 The Press NZ     2017-01-12 kl. 04:37     620 words
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All Blacks captain Kieran Read is a contendr for another trophy - as Canterbury sportsman of the year. All Blacks captain Kieran Read and Paralympics swimming star Sophie Pascoe are among the finalists for the 2017 Canterbury Sports Awards.

All Blacks captain Kieran Read and Paralympics swimming star Sophie Pascoe are among the finalists for the 2017 Canterbury Sports Awards.The Nexia New Zealand-sponsored awards shortlist was announced on Thursday by Sport Canterbury.
 
   
Celebrities chased to click selfies
 
 HT Syndication     2017-01-12 kl. 03:56     125 words
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The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Gurgaon, Jan. 12 -- Celebrities had a tough time moving around the venues as they were mobbed by fans with requests to click selfies.

Paralympian Deepa Malik was also sought after for a few clicks.
 
   
Alligators in the Bay
 
 Port Stephens Examiner     2017-01-12 kl. 03:43     390 words
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A free reptile show is among the attractions this Australia Day at Nelson Bay ‘WELCOME to Australia, where most animals can and will kill you’. It’s become a universal if unofficial catch cry for tourism Down Under.

this great nation. Port Stephens ambassador Leisl Tesch, a paralympian and gold medal winner from the 2012 Games, will give the Australia Day address.
 
   
Calgary 2026 Olympic Bid Delay Leaves Less Time For Public To Weigh In
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-01-12 kl. 03:25     540 words
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A delay in the completion of a ‘master hosting plan’ by the Calgary 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid exploration committee shouldn’t impact plans to move forward, but could leave less time for the general public to weigh in with an opinion.

A delay in the completion of a ‘master hosting plan’ by the Calgary 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid exploration committee shouldn’t impact plans to move forward, but could leave less time for the general public to weigh in with an
 
   
Powerhouse swimmer training for 2020 Paralympics
 
 Elmira Independent     2017-01-12 kl. 03:17     474 words
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Tess Routliffe is one of our local heroes – a medal-winning paralympian swimmer who at 18 years old is basking in the glow of the silver medal she won in the 200-metre individual medley at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro this past summer.

Powerhouse swimmer training for 2020 Paralympics.... Tess Routliffe is one of our local heroes – a medal-winning paralympian swimmer who at 18 years old is basking in the glow of the silver medal she won in the 200-metre individual medley at the 2016 Paralympics...
 
   
Rodney residents get recognition for their efforts in New Year's Honours List
 
 Auckland Eastern Courier     2017-01-12 kl. 02:58     591 words
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Mike Stanley gets recognition for his sporting contributions. Contributions of five diverse people in the community, sport and education sectors have been recognised by the Queen.

Stanley played a significant role as the President for the New Zealand Olympic Committee since 2009, and has been a selector for teams attending Olympic, Commonwealth and Paralympic Games.

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Ruby Rose is a technicoloured dream at movie premiere
 
 WA Today     2017-01-12 kl. 02:53     332 words
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"A lot of people with albinism are put off by the sun," Mr Perris said after a gruelling morning session at the Australian Institute of Sport. "But if I want to be successful in my sport I have to go outside to train.

The athlete known as the "white tiger" won bronze in the 100m sprint at the 2016 Rio Paralympics and was now eyeing up the Para Athletics Championships held in London during July.... It's a really short turnaround from the Paralympics...
 
   
LA thrilled to be chosen for George Lucas' new Museum of Narrative Art
 
 Sports Features     2017-01-12 kl. 02:48     513 words
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NewsUpdate MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) and LAURA WALDEN in LA / Sports Features Communications (SFC) The city of Los Angeles (LA) welcomes a new addition that will add to its vibrant and rich culture and arts landscape.

Keywords · Los Angeles · LA 2024 · Olympics · Olympic bidding · Paralympics · George Lucas For more information contact:
 
   
Nitro Team Australia team confirmed
 
 Australian Olympic Committee     2017-01-12 kl. 02:47     923 words
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ATHLETICS: An Australian team full of young guns and rising stars are relishing the opportunity to take on Usain Bolt and his international band of super stars at the inaugural Nitro Athletics Melbourne.

Ryan Gregson, Morgan Mitchell, Genevieve LaCaze, Fabrice Lapierre, Brooke Stratton, Kathryn Mitchell and Michelle Jenneke the team also includes Paralympic gold medallist Scott Reardon and bronze medallist Ella Pardy.... The team represents 15 members with Olympic or Paralympic...

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More foreigners than ever going to Japan
 
 Yahoo! 7 Finance     2017-01-12 kl. 02:06     165 words
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The number of foreigners visiting Japan in 2016 reached a record 24.04 million, 22 per cent more than the previous year, according to Japan's tourism ministry.

These figures are an encouraging sign for the annual target of 40 million tourists the Japanese government has set for 2020, when the Olympic and Paralympic Games will be held in Tokyo.... In the run-up to the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Japanese...

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Margaret Thatcher enters Dictionary of National Biography with third
 
 The Telegraph     2017-01-12 kl. 02:05     885 words
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Baroness Thatcher has entered the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Other high-profile entries this year include six Nobel Laureates, a Paralympian, veteran broadcasters, the Telegraph's former cricket correspondent and the notorious Great Train Robbers.... Foreign reporter Richard Beeston will be honoured, along with Boris Berezovsky , the exiled Russian oligarch who died in mysterious circumstances, Paralympian...
 
   
Carrington among Halberg finalists
 
 Gisborne Herald     2017-01-12 kl. 01:49     322 words
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Lisa Carrington is one of four finalists in the Sportswoman of the Year category of the Halberg Awards.

The para-swimmer, who won three gold and two silver medals at the Paralympics, is up against fellow gold medallists Anna Grimaldi, Mary Fisher and Liam Malone, who won double gold and a silver in Rio.
 
   
Hamilton Insurance Group gives back
 
 Royal Gazette     2017-01-12 kl. 01:47     614 words
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Hamilton Insurance Group employees rolled up their sleeves to tackle two projects with the America’s Cup Endeavour Programme in the East End last month.

The Bermuda National Athletics Association, Bermuda Paralympic Association, Bermuda School of Music, The Family Centre, Masterworks , National Dance Foundation of Bermuda , Scars, WindReach Recreational Village and YouthNet all benefited from the
 
   
Los Angeles sets new record with 47 million visitors in 2016
 
 KTTV Fox 11     2017-01-12 kl. 01:47     772 words
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UNIVERSAL CITY (FOX 11 / CNS) - Los Angeles set records in 2016 for visitors, travelers passing through Los Angeles International Airport and cargo

"The continued increase in LA's already impressive tourism numbers reinforces our belief that the City of Angels would serve as the perfect stage for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games,'' LA 2024 Chairman Casey Wasserman said.
 
   
Deformed arm doesn't deter McMurry kicker, runner Wright
 
 Abilene Reporter     2017-01-12 kl. 01:45     761 words
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6:15 p.m. CT Jan. 11, 2017 Buy Photo McMurry's Tanner Wright (18) kicks a PAT in the War Hawks' 34-28 victory over Louisiana College on Nov. 5, 2016 at Wilford Moore Stadium. (Photo: Joey D.

Paralympic squad because he didn’t want to miss McMurry football games.... "If I have an opportunity for Tokyo (2020 Summer Paralympics) I can assure you I will not turn that down," said Wright, who will spend his summer kicking and working out on the...
 
   
UKA chairman Ed Warner warns more work needed to tackle doping
 
 Rye and Battle Today     2017-01-12 kl. 01:44     405 words
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UK Athletics chairman Ed Warner has warned that the sport still has plenty of work to do in order to deter drug cheats.

It has also urged for bans to be extended "to a minimum of eight years" for serious doping offences to ensure that cheating athletes miss two Olympic or Paralympic cycles.... The Russian Athletics Federation remains suspended by the IAAF over state-sponsored doping while the country was banned entirely from competing at the 2016 Paralympics...

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Antrim Times (web) - Brighton & Hove Independent (web)
 
   
Watch: Steven Adams nails one handed trick shot from behind the backboard
 
 ONE News     2017-01-12 kl. 01:38     236 words
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Facebook/Oklahoma City Thunder The OKC star showed off his skills in the warm-up for his sides clash against Memphis.

Pascoe claimed five medals at the Rio Paralympic Games in 2016.

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Maggie leads the way in new dictionary of notables: Former PM among 200 new
 
 Mail On Sunday     2017-01-12 kl. 01:37     988 words
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The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography contains 60,000 notable people

The updated edition released today (Thurs) includes entries from a range of people from six of the best Nobel laureates to Paralympian Chris Hallam and heroic priest Alec Reid.

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Freshman Chris Tracht Chases Paralympic World Record
 
 MileSplit United States     2017-01-12 kl. 01:16     208 words
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Chris Trachtis just a freshman at Southlake Carroll High School, but he's already chasing world records.

Freshman Chris Tracht Chases Paralympic World Record.
 
   
Clayton woman killed in Rabun County wreck
 
 Now Habersham     2017-01-12 kl. 00:15     258 words
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A Clayton County woman is dead following a pickup truck accident in Rabun County. Authorities say 57-year Delia Harris Jacobs was killed in a crash on GA 2/Highway 76 East.

Airy wreck Local Paralympian swimmer strikes again in Rio with third medal Trump wins, E-SPLOST passes, razor-thin council race in Alto UPDATE Teen's death investigated New service helps Georgians track down unclaimed benefits White County First
 
   
Debunking 10 Common Myths About The Paralympics
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-01-12 kl. 00:10     1316 words
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By Stuart Lieberman | Jan. 11, 2017, 5 p.m. (ET) Danelle Umstead, pictured with her husband and guide Rob Umstead, have won three Paralympic medals in alpine skiing.

Debunking 10 Common Myths About The Paralympics.... 11, 2017, 5 p.m. (ET) Danelle Umstead, pictured with her husband and guide Rob Umstead, have won three Paralympic medals in alpine skiing.More than 4,000 athletes competed at the Rio 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
Veteran Snowboardcross Racer Nick Baumgartner Still Has Golden Olympic Dreams
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-01-12 kl. 00:10     1162 words
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By Craig Sesker | Jan. 11, 2017, 4:21 p.m. (ET) Nick Baumgartner competes during men's snowboardcross qualifying ahead of the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships on Jan. 15, 2015 in Kreischberg, Austria.

“To see the look on Landon’s face, to have your boy proud of you, there’s nothing better,” Nick said. “It was absolutely the pinnacle of my career.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios,
 
   
Germany's Ellerbrock comes through tough test on opening day of Sydney
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-01-12 kl. 00:04     609 words
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Daniel Etchells Wednesday, 11 January 2017 World number seven Sabine Ellerbrock of Germany battled to a three-set victory over American Dana Mathewson in a weather-affected match on the opening day of the Sydney Wheelchair Tennis Open.

The quad singles round-robin is due to begin tomorrow with world number one Dylan Alcott beginning his title defence in Sydney against fellow Australia Heath Davidson, his gold medal-winning quad doubles partner at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

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Sir Dave Brailsford passionately defends methods as independent review
 
 Jersey Evening Post     2017-01-11 kl. 23:17     736 words
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Sir Dave Brailsford has issued an impassioned defence of his methods as the independent review into the culture of British Cycling nears a conclusion.

Brailsford left British Cycling to concentrate with his role at Team Sky, having previously juggled both roles in the lead-up to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Study: 2024 Olympics Would Boost L.A. Economy by $9.5 Billion
 
 Breitbart.com     2017-01-11 kl. 22:45     534 words
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SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Despite many cities hosting the Olympics facing bankruptcy in the aftermath, a new  study by Beacon Economics LLC and UC Riverside predicts that the Los Angeles area would see an $9.5 billion economic boost and generate $4.

L.A. 2024 estimates it will make a surplus by selling $1.3 to $1.5 billion of Olympics and Paralympic Games tickets; plus taking in $4.8 billion in advertising and sponsorship revenue.
 
   
Weekend Goalball Tournament Set for Ability360
 
 Broadway World     2017-01-11 kl. 22:02     443 words
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12 teams from Arizona, California, Utah, Washington D.C. and British Columbia will compete in round-robin and single elimination championship play beginning Friday, Jan. 13.

Arizona teams are coached by Jake Czechowski, who coaches the USA National Women's Team, which won a bronze medal at last summer's Paralympic Games in Rio.
 
   
Pascoe to sit alongside LeBron, Bolt and Leicester City
 
 Newshub     2017-01-11 kl. 21:52     85 words
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New Zealander Sophie Pascoe has earned an invite to the Laureus World Sports Awards in Monaco next month.

silver medals at the Rio Paralympics.
 
   
Opening of city's new pool goes swimmingly
 
 Worcester Observer     2017-01-11 kl. 21:43     454 words
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MORE than 6,000 visitors made a splash in Worcester’s new £10.5million swimming pool during its opening weekend of business.

The revamped centre boasts a new eight-lane 25-metre competition standard pool designed to attract everyone from casual swimmers to Olympic and Paralympic champions.... Local swimming hero Rebecca Redfern – who scooped the Silver in the women’s SB13 100m breaststroke at the Rio Paralympics...
 
   
ParalympicsGB win three gold medals in just nine minutes in Rio
 
 BT.com     2017-01-11 kl. 21:40     46 words
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ParalympicsGB win three gold medals in just nine minutes in Rio.
 
   
Special Exhibition commemorating GB Paralympians
 
 Wendover News     2017-01-11 kl. 21:33     337 words
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Baroness Tanni Grey Thompson A new twist on athletes of the Paralympic games is celebrated in this new exhibition. The show brings together ancient Grecian Mythology and Paralympic legends in a thrilling 2-part exhibition.

Special Exhibition commemorating GB Paralympians.... Baroness Tanni Grey Thompson A new twist on athletes of the Paralympic games is celebrated in this new exhibition.... The show brings together ancient Grecian Mythology and Paralympic legends in a...
 
   
IPC set for another round of talks on Russia’s membership reinstatement - spokesman
 
 Tass.ru     2017-01-11 kl. 21:26     440 words
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MOSCOW, January 11. /TASS, Yevgeny Ionov/.

MOSCOW, January 11. /TASS, Yevgeny Ionov/.The Taskforce group of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is set to continue talks on Thursday regarding the reinstatement of Russia’s suspended membership in the global organization, but the

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USOC and Los Angeles rule-out any interest in bidding for 2028 Olympic and
 
 Inside The Games     2017-01-11 kl. 21:16     570 words
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Nick Butler Wednesday, 11 January 2017 Los Angeles' and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) have warned that they have no interest in bidding for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games if they are not awarded the 2024 edition.

USOC and Los Angeles rule-out any interest in bidding for 2028 Olympic and. ...Paralympic Games.Nick Butler Wednesday, 11 January 2017 Los Angeles' and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) have warned that they have no interest in bidding for

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Pascoe receives Laureus nomination
 
 Yahoo! News Australia     2017-01-11 kl. 21:11     212 words
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, 7:01 am New Zealand para-swimmer Sophie Pascoe has made the prestigious Laureus award short list for the world sportsperson of the year with a disability.

Rio Paralympics last year, and is New Zealand's most successful Paralympian ever.... She won Paralympic titles in the S10 100m butterfly, 100m backstroke and the SM10 200m individual medley, setting a new world record in the process.

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UK needs to spend quite a few pennies on disabled access
 
 The Guardian     2017-01-11 kl. 21:11     459 words
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As a trans man, only once in 40 years have I been unable to use the public loos. As a disabled man, too often to recount.

As a disabled man, too often to recount.Anne Wafula Strike (Paralympian...

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Pascoe up for prestigious Laureus award
 
 Radio New Zealand     2017-01-11 kl. 21:05     271 words
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New Zealand Paralympian Sophie Pascoe has been nominated for the prestigious international Laureus Sports Awards disabled athlete of the year. Sophie Pascoe has become New Zealand's most successful Paralympic athlete.

New Zealand Paralympian Sophie Pascoe has been nominated for the prestigious international Laureus Sports Awards disabled athlete of the year.... Sophie Pascoe has become New Zealand's most successful Paralympic athlete.Photo:
 
   
Paris 2024 Welcomes the Start of the 2017 IHF Handball Men's World Championship...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-01-11 kl. 20:57     784 words
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The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid Committee has welcomed the start of the 2017 IHF Handball Men’s World Championship, which will take place throughout France over the next three weeks.

Paris 2024 Welcomes the Start of the 2017 IHF Handball Men's World Championship...The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid Committee has welcomed the start of the 2017 IHF Handball Men’s World Championship, which will take place throughout

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Sport24.co.za | Olympic stars dominate Laureus nominations
 
 Africa News Hub     2017-01-11 kl. 20:43     30 words
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A glittering collection of the world’s greatest Olympic and Paralympic stars from Rio de Janeiro have been nominated for the Laureus World Sports Awards. Views : 0. Votes : 0.

A glittering collection of the world’s greatest Olympic and Paralympic stars from Rio de Janeiro have been nominated for the Laureus World Sports Awards.

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Chuck Wielgus Announces Retirement After 20 Years As USA Swimming Executive Director
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-01-11 kl. 20:40     687 words
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By Brandon Penny | Jan. 11, 2017, 2:30 p.m.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
L.A. hopes to boost Olympic bid by agreeing to host cycling event
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-01-11 kl. 20:34     51 words
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The 2017 para-cycling track world championships probably won’t get a lot of attention from sports fans or the mainstream media this spring.

The 2017 para-cycling track world championships probably won’t get a lot of attention from sports fans or the mainstream media this spring.But with Los Angeles volunteering as a last-minute host, the Paralympic competition could end up helping the
 
   
Wall of Champions unveiled in Rio Olympic Park
 
 NBC Olympics     2017-01-11 kl. 20:32     99 words
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The names of all 2,568 athletes who earned medals at the Rio Olympics and Paralympics adorn the “Wall of Champions,” which was unveiled in Rio’s Barra Olympic Park on Dec. 23. A Wall of Champions has become an Olympic tradition.

The names of all 2,568 athletes who earned medals at the Rio Olympics and Paralympics adorn the “Wall of Champions,” which was unveiled in Rio’s Barra Olympic Park on Dec.
 
   
International anti-doping agencies urge to ban Russia from all competitions
 
 Afghanistan Sun     2017-01-11 kl. 20:30     683 words
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The National Anti-Doping Organizations (NADO) urged in its statement late on Jan. 10 to ban Russian athletes from all international sports competitions as well as to strip the country of the right of hosting global tournaments.

According to the Part 2 report, delivered early last month in London 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
 
   
Study claims Euro 2016 provided €1.22 billion boost to French economy
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-11 kl. 20:26     388 words
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It has claimed the 2016 UEFA European Championships provided a boost of €1.22 billion (£1.06 billion/$1.28 billion) to the French economy.

Keneo was founded by Etienne Thobois, now the chief executive of Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Canberra Now: News in 90 seconds for January 12, 2017
 
 Sydney Morning Herald     2017-01-11 kl. 20:22     519 words
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Good morning, Happy Thursday! We're looking at a top of 33 degrees today. Enjoy the relatively cool weather - tomorrow will be 38 degrees with a shower or two. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news. Let's look at five things you need to know today.

It's especially impressive considering the 24-year-old has albinism and goes through about a litre of sunscreen each month protecting his sensitive skin. Perris, known as the "white tiger", won bronze in the 100m sprint at the 2016 Rio Paralympics

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"This is LA's moment": LA 2024 Welcomes Record-Breaking Tourism Year for Los Angeles...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-01-11 kl. 20:16     277 words
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LA 2024's bid leaders today welcomed news of a sixth consecutive record-breaking year for tourism in Los Angeles as further evidence of the city's ability to deliver an unforgettable Games-time experience in 2024. 47.

"The continued increase in LA's already impressive tourism numbers reinforces our belief that the City of Angels would serve as the perfect stage for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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WADA receives additional €150,000 contribution from Government of France
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-11 kl. 20:13     573 words
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The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has revealed it received a contribution of €150,000 (£130,000/$158,000) from the Government of France last month.

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L.A. hopes to boost Olympic bid by agreeing to host cycling event
 
 Los Angeles Times     2017-01-11 kl. 20:13     261 words
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The 2017 paracycling track world championships probably won’t get a lot of attention from sports fans or the mainstream media this spring.

The 2017 paracycling track world championships probably won’t get a lot of attention from sports fans or the mainstream media this spring.But with Los Angeles volunteering as a lastminute host, the Paralympic competition could end up helping the

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Kiwi Paralympian Sophie Pascoe nominated for Laureus Award
 
 stuff.co.nz     2017-01-11 kl. 20:09     456 words
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New Zealand para-swimmer Sophie Pascoe has been nominated for a Laureus Sports Award. The Kiwi won five medals at the Rio Paralympics – three golds and two silvers.

Kiwi Paralympian Sophie Pascoe nominated for Laureus Award.... The Kiwi won five medals at the Rio Paralympics – three golds and two silvers.She is in the category of sportsperson of the year with a disability, and is up against fellow swimmer Ihar Boki...

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Volunteer Driver Required
 
 Lawn Tennis Association     2017-01-11 kl. 19:50     403 words
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Event Overview   The Preston and Bolton Indoor Wheelchair Tennis Tournaments are international tournaments organised by the Tennis Foundation and are part of the UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour.

Some of Rio’s Paralympic Wheelchair Tennis stars will be participating so we should be in for a great two weeks of tennis.
 
   
Mohammed bin Rashid Government awards honour outstanding ministries and staff
 
 Abu Dhabi National     2017-01-11 kl. 19:49     333 words
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Accounting for the UAE's achievements Related ABU DHABI // This year’s Mohammed bin Rashid Government Excellence Awards began on a sombre note as

Mohammed Al Qayed, the UAE paralympian, was honoured for winning about 40 medals.

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Iran’s Para-archer Zahra Nemati among Ones to Watch
 
 Tehran Times     2017-01-11 kl. 19:48     134 words
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Iranian Para-archer Zahra Nemati has been named among Ones to Watch athletes. The Iranian Para-archer followed up her historic gold at London 2012 by retaining her individual recurve open title at Rio 2016. She also competed at the Rio 2016 Olympics.

She also competed at the Rio 2016 Olympics.The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) started the process of announcing Ones to Watch athletes for all 22 Paralympic summer sports for 2017, beginning with archery and wheelchair rugby.

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Payam Khanlarkhani named as Iran Para-taekwondo head coach
 
 Tehran Times     2017-01-11 kl. 19:45     105 words
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Payam Khanlarkhani has been appointed as new head coach of Iranian Para-taekwondo team. He replaced Hossein Modanloo in the Iran national team. Para-taekwondo will be included in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Programme for the first time.

Para-taekwondo will be included in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Programme for the first time.Para-taekwondo was also a demonstration sport at the recent Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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Isle Of Wight Sports Centre Receives Disabled Sport Boost
 
 Isle Of Wight Radio     2017-01-11 kl. 19:43     396 words
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An Isle of Wight sports Centre has received a boost to provide sport for disabled youngsters. West Wight Sports and Community Centre has won £5000 thanks to the Aviva Community Fund .

Centre manager Clare Griffin said: “What we wanted to do was give them opportunities for structured sports coaching and development and for them to have opportunities to play the sports we all saw at the Paralympics, like blind football,
 
   
Doping agencies call for all out Russian ban
 
 Gulf Daily News     2017-01-11 kl. 19:16     523 words
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Dublin: The heads of 19 National Anti-Doping Organisations (NADOs) have called for 2018 World Cup hosts Russia to be banned from all sporting activity until a proper anti-doping system is in place.

Russia's image in world sports has been severely tarnished by evidence of state-sponsored doping that saw the country's athletics team and entire Paralympics squad excluded from the Rio Games last summer.

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It's Not Just Paralympian Athletes Who Have To Pee Themselves
 
 Huffington Post UK     2017-01-11 kl. 19:08     1005 words
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Last week's news about Anne Wafula Strike was shocking and upsetting to most of the UK public, but there are a huge group of people to whom that news was nothing new.

It's Not Just Paralympian Athletes Who Have To Pee Themselves.
 
   
Presentation evening at Wellacre
 
 Lancaster & Morecambe Citizen     2017-01-11 kl. 18:57     157 words
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Left: 2015/16 (outgoing) head boy, Cameron Lamont and 2016/17 (current) head boy, Harry Quick FLIXTON'S Wellacre Academy held its annual presentation

British road and track cyclist, inspirational athlete and two time silver medal winning Paralympian - provided a lasting and uplifting message of overcoming personal challenges.
 
   
CyberAthletics
 
 SCPR     2017-01-11 kl. 18:22     187 words
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ETH Zurich / Alessandro Della Bella Who’s faster in a foot-race, Darth Vader or RoboCop? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Athletes with disabilities have competed in the Paralympics since 1948.

Athletes with disabilities have competed in the Paralympics since 1948.In recent years, bionic limbs and robotic devices have become reality.
 
   
Kate Middleton stuns at first royal outing of 2017
 
 AOL.com     2017-01-11 kl. 18:21     4944 words
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In her first royal event of the New Year, Kate Middleton visited the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families in London on Wednesday morning.

(Photo via Getty) September 2012 Kate looked chic and professional at the Paralympics Day 4 medal ceremony.... (Photo via Getty) October 2012 Kate attended a royal reception for team Great Britain's Olympic and Paralympic athletes, wearing a black floral...
 
   
The IPC Opens Nominations for 2017 Scientific Award...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-01-11 kl. 18:15     618 words
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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has opened nominations for the highly prestigious IPC Scientific Award, which will be presented at September’s VISTA Conference in Toronto, Canada.

The IPC Opens Nominations for 2017 Scientific Award...The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has opened nominations for the highly prestigious IPC Scientific Award, which will be presented at September’s VISTA Conference in Toronto,

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Sophie Pascoe nominated for Laureus Award
 
 stuff.co.nz     2017-01-11 kl. 18:13     454 words
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New Zealand para-swimmer Sophie Pascoe has been nominated for a Laureus Sports Award. The Kiwi won five medals at the Rio Paralympics – three golds and two silvers.

The Kiwi won five medals at the Rio Paralympics – three golds and two silvers.She is in the sportsperson of the year with a disability category and is up against fellow swimmer Ihar Boki from Belarus, visually impaired Cuban sprinter Omara Durand,

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Twitter is allowing haters to get away with LGBTI abuse
 
 Gay Star News     2017-01-11 kl. 18:08     799 words
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is campaigning against LGBTI abuse on Twitter. Homophobic, biphobic and transphobic abuse on Twitter is on the rise and Twitter is not doing enough to address it. And if ever there were a time when we needed to act together, it is now.

I’m proud to have the backing of organisations and individuals including Stonewall, UK Black Pride, Pride London, Diversity Role Models, Womens’ Equality Party and their leader Sophie Walker, human rights activist Peter Tatchell, Paralympian
 
   
Sport Shorts: SAS Nugget Tournament
 
 Salmon Arm Observer     2017-01-11 kl. 17:53     320 words
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SAS Nugget Tournament The Salmon Arm Secondary Senior Boys Basketball team host their Nugget tournament on Jan. 13 and 14. The Golds’ first game is Friday at 5:30 p.m.

Ten-time paralympic gold medallist Brian McKeever and Alysson Hamilton, a former Larch Hills skier who went on to compete internationally, will be participating.
 
   
REVIEW OF THE YEAR PART THREE: Olympic medals light up a super summer
 
 Hunts Post 24     2017-01-11 kl. 17:51     872 words
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13:52 11 January 2017 Mark Plummer Huntingdon sailor Giles Scott struck gold in Rio.

Paratriathlon: Pre-race favourite Lauren Steadman, from Sawtry, had to settle for silver at the Paralympics after taking a wrong turn during the Women's PT4 event in Rio.
 
   
Americas Bulletin: Cosmos crisis averted; CES tidbits; the USTA’s tennis ‘nirvana’ and more
 
 SportsPro Media     2017-01-11 kl. 17:44     964 words
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SportsPro’s Americas Bulletin, dishing up a regular diet of news, views and insight from across the business of sport in the Western Hemisphere.

Meanwhile the Miami Heat have become the latest NBA franchise to invest in eSports, acquiring a stake in the Misfits organisation that owns teams in several leagues; a 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Los Angeles could increase economic output
 
   
EUR0 2016 Generated $1.28bn to French Economy
 
 iSportConnect     2017-01-11 kl. 17:11     155 words
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Football / Soccer Wednesday, 11 January 2017 15:38

Paris are competing against Los Angeles and Budapest for the right to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, with early estimates suggesting such a hosting opportunity could generate over $10bn in income.

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Democrats didn’t stand a chance against Russia’s elite hackers. They’re too good.
 
 Miami Herald     2017-01-11 kl. 17:03     1094 words
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When Hillary Clinton’s former campaign chief received a bogus email that an elite Russian hacking unit allegedly sent, he clicked on its infected link, giving the hackers access to 58,000 or so emails.

EDITORS: BEGIN OPTIONAL TRIM The FireEye report says APT28 hackers have targeted areas of strategic Russian interest including “the conflict in Syria, NATO-Ukraine relations, the European Union refugee and migrant crisis, the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics...

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5 things to know: 11 January 2017
 
 Hotel News Now     2017-01-11 kl. 16:58     649 words
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From the desks of the Hotel News Now editorial staff: Louvre-Sarovar deal reportedly near Brexit could boost US-UK free trade Expect the

There are hopes of attracting up to 40 million tourists in 2020, fueled by the Olympics and Paralympics, which will take place in Tokyo.
 
   
Welsh schools given chance to win 'money can't buy’ prizes
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-01-11 kl. 16:44     563 words
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BT is giving schools in Wales the chance to win prizes which money couldn’t buy as part of a major scheme to extend the coverage of superfast fibre broadband.

or a school visit from Paralympic gold medal winner Jonnie Peacock MBE.... The school that bags the visit from Jonnie Peacock MBE will get the chance to meet the sprint runner who won gold at the 2012 and 2016 Summer Paralympics.
 
   
Sir Mo Farah and Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill shortlisted for British Ethnic
 
 Sky Sports     2017-01-11 kl. 16:38     562 words
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By Charlotte Bates Last Updated: 10/01/17 12:30pm Arun Kang from Sporting Equals explains why the British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards are important.

The finalists for Sportswoman of the Year award feature London 2012 Olympic gold medallist Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, Nicola Adams, the two-time Olympic boxing champion, Rio Paralympic gold medallist Kadeena Cox and Olympic hockey gold medallist Sam

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Men's long jump T20 | final | 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships Doha
 
 Dailymotion     2017-01-11 kl. 16:33     193 words
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Gold: Abdul Latif ROMLY (MAS) Silver: Zoran TALIC (CRO) Bronze: Dmytro PRUDNIKOV (UKR) Start list: 1. Abdul Latif ROMLY (MAS) 2. Zoran TALIC (CRO) 3. Dmytro PRUDNIKOV (UKR) 4. Lenine CUNHA (POR) 5. Ranki OBEROI (NED) 6.

Athletics World Championships in Doha, Qatar, will be one of the last major competitions ahead of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.... Author: paralympics Tags:
 
   
Women's 100m T53 | final | 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships Doha
 
 Dailymotion     2017-01-11 kl. 16:29     147 words
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Gold: Lisha HUANG (CHN) Silver: Hamide KURT (TUR) Bronze: Jessica Cooper LEWIS (BER) Start list: 1. Lisha HUANG (CHN) 2. Hamide KURT (TUR) 3. Jessica Cooper LEWIS (BER) 4. Catherine DEBRUNNER (SUI) 5. Samantha KINGHORN (GBR) 6.

Athletics World Championships in Doha, Qatar, will be one of the last major competitions ahead of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.... Author: paralympics Tags:

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#ThrowbackThursday: Goalball
 
 Dailymotion     2017-01-11 kl. 16:29     23 words
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#ThrowbackThursday To London 2012 Paralympic Games when China beat Japan in the women's goalball final.

#ThrowbackThursday: Goalball. #ThrowbackThursday To London 2012 Paralympic Games when China beat Japan in the women's goalball final.Author: paralympics Tags:

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New tech to drive economic growth
 
 Office of the President, Republic of Korea     2017-01-11 kl. 16:22     741 words
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New industries backed by state-of-the-art technologies -- in particular, artificial intelligence (AI), information technology (IT) and virtual reality (VR) -- will drive economic growth in Korea throughout 2017.

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.
 
   
Black Pear gong for rugby player
 
 Worcester Observer     2017-01-11 kl. 16:18     324 words
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A WORCESTER rugby player has been named as the latest recipient of the prestigious Black Pear Tree Award.

The 35-year-old joins Olympic star Alex Gregory and Paralympic heroes Lauren Rowles, Claire Cashmore, Haj Bhania and Rebecca Redfern in receiving the accolade....Award is a way of highlighting that talent, whether in sport, business or educational fields. “Rochelle, just like the Olympians and Paralympians...
 
   
Excellence is a journey, Mohammad says
 
 Gulf News     2017-01-11 kl. 16:12     1107 words
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UAE Ambassador to the US among those honoured with Mohammad Bin Rashid Government Excellence Awards Abu Dhabi: Government institutions and employees

Mohammad Al Qayed, a UAE paralympic athlete, was also awarded for his sporting accomplishments for the country. “I am very happy and thankful for receiving this award from Shaikh Mohammad.

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UAE paved its way into the future, says VP as he honours government excellence award winners
 
 WAM.ae     2017-01-11 kl. 16:03     2074 words
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Pictures Videos DUBAI, 11th January, 2017 (WAM) -- The UAE has paved its way into the future and has built a generation of innovative and excellent

Sumaya Al Balushi, the Director for Nursing Administration in the Ministry of Health and Prevention; and Mohammed Abdullah Qaid, who has won 40 medals in the Paralympics....Noura Khalifa Mohammed Al Kutbi, the first Emirati woman to receive a silver medal at the Rio 2016 Paralympics...

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Paralympians shortlisted for 2017 Laureus Award
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-11 kl. 15:57     886 words
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The winner will be announced on 14 February at a glittering awards ceremony in Monaco.

Paralympians shortlisted for 2017 Laureus Award.... The winner will be announced on 14 February at a glittering awards ceremony in Monaco.Six Paralympians who, between them, won 22 medals at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games have been shortlisted for the...

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The IPC opens nominations for 2017 Scientific Award
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-11 kl. 15:57     1159 words
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Voir la version française ci-dessous. English The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has opened nominations for the highly prestigious IPC Scientific Award, which will be presented at September’s VISTA Conference in Toronto, Canada.

English The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has opened nominations for the highly prestigious IPC Scientific Award, which will be presented at September’s VISTA Conference in Toronto, Canada.First presented in 2005, the biennial award
 
   
Yarovyi candid about season hopes ahead of World Cup
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-11 kl. 15:57     357 words
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Ukraine’s world champion Maksym Yarovyi also hopes his home World Cup will be the first of many.

There will be a World Championships in Finsterau, Germany, from 10-19 February which will be the last major competition ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games .
 
   
Alpine skiing, snowboard athlete representatives nominated
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-11 kl. 15:57     304 words
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Four alpine skiers and two snowboarders will run to become the Athlete Representative on the Sport Technical Committee.

The candidates were nominated by their National Paralympic Committees because they have strong qualities of leadership, accomplishment, knowledge and respect, both on and off the field of play.... The 2017 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships get underway in Tarvisio, Italy, on 22 January, featuring 140 skiers from 30 countries in the last major competition ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic...
 
   
Meet The National Brotherhood of Skiers - The storied history and uncertain future of the National Brotherhood of Skiers
 
 PowderMag.com     2017-01-11 kl. 15:55     4254 words
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Words by Katie Baker Photos by Chip Kalback A Sunday afternoon in late winter isn’t typically the most festive time of year, but try telling that

Bonnie St. John, a Paralympic downhill skier, said that 33 Brotherhood members were on hand to support her in Innsbruck, Austria, where she won a silver and two bronze medals in 1984. (“You have a really big family,” one of her USA teammates observed.)
 
   
Bolt, Ronaldo nominated; Messi misses out on Laureus awards nomination
 
 Yahoo! India     2017-01-11 kl. 15:34     427 words
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Monaco, Jan 11 (IANS) Sprint legend Usain Bolt and football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo were nominated but his great rival Lionel Messi missed out on the shortlist for the Laureus World Sports Awards on Wednesday.

The Rio Paralympic Games provide all six nominees for the World Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability Award --

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Atos signs a major deal to provide digital services to Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company
 
 EuroInvestor     2017-01-11 kl. 15:34     720 words
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   Atos acquires InfoPartners in Bulgaria to create a Global Food & Beverage Competency Centre   Paris, 11 January 2016 - Atos, a

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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