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Jenny Rissveds: "Det är så stort"
 
 Aftonbladet     2017-01-16 kl. 08:33     595 words
 
Foto: Trons Lasse Mattsson/TT / TT NYHETSBYRÅN SPORTBLADET Idag är det dags för årets Idrottsgala. För Jenny Rissveds är det hennes första - och hon är nominerad till hela tre olika pris. - Det är ofattbart.

Årets Lag: Emil Andersson och Linus Karlsson, bordtennis (parasport), Damlandslaget i fotboll, Team Anna Östling, segling, och Mixedlandslaget i truppgymnastik.... Tove Alexandersson, orientering, Maja Reichard, simning (parasport), Jenny Rissveds,...
 
   
Anna kan få pris på Idrottsgalan
 
 Lerums Tidning     2017-01-16 kl. 07:19     236 words
 
Segling Ikväll har matchracingseglaren Anna Östling och hennes team chansen att bli utsett till Årets lag på Idrottsgalan, men konkurrensen är hård. Fotbollsdamerna som tog silver i OS finns bland övriga nominerade.

De övriga kandidaterna är Linus Karlsson och Emil Andersson, bordtennis parasport, mixed-landslaget i truppgymnastik och damlandslaget i fotboll.
 
   
Vem tar hem Jerringpriset?
 
 Kristianstadsbladet     2017-01-16 kl. 05:00     324 words
 
Fem slutkandidater är kvar när det gäller Jerringpriset - Radiosportens och svenska folkets pris sedan 1979 - inför måndagskvällens Idrottsgala.

Tove Alexandersson, orientering/skidorientering, Maja Reichard, parasport/simning, Jenny Rissveds, mountainbike, Sarah Sjöström, simning.... Årets lag: Emil Andersson/Linus Karlsson, parasport/bordtennis, damlandslaget, fotboll, mixedlaget,...
 
   
Idrottsgalan - tv-tider och nominerade
 
 Expressen     2017-01-16 kl. 00:41     143 words
 
Idrottsgalan 2017 är måndagen den 16:e januari. Här är informationen du behöver! TV-TIDER FÖR IDROTTSGALAN Idrottsgalan sänds som vanligt i SVT 1. Festligheterna drar i gång 20.00 och håller på i två och en halv timme.

Maja Reichard, simning parasport.... ÅRETS LAG. Emil Andersson och Linus Karlsson, bordtennis parasport.

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Niklas och Darek blir reklampelare för Microsoft under Special Olympics i Österrike
 
 Norrtelje Tidning     2017-01-15 kl. 14:31     450 words
 
Rimboduon från Roslagens SOL ska tävla i grenen snöskolöpning. Grethel Hjuberger Det multinationella dataföretaget Microsoft är global sponsor av Special Olympics World Games som går av stapeln i Österrike i mars.

Därför var Anna Ström, marknadschef för Microsoft Sverige, i Rimbo häromkvällen för att bekanta sig med Fredrik Moberg och Darek Lekander från handikappidrottsföreningen Roslagens SOL.
 
   
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Steel reform gets goal-driven
 
 China Daily Asia     2017-01-16 kl. 08:04     1074 words
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Overcapacity cuts will be a priority in 2017 for the nation's top economic planner Editor's Note: China's top leaders wrapped up the three-day Central Economic Work Conference on Dec 16.

Yet, after extensive renovations to turn silos and warehouses into offices, the complex's western section has been revitalized, with 176 employees of the Beijing Organizing Committee of the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games already busy at
 
   
Chess included in 2017 ASEAN Para Games
 
 Manila Bulletin     2017-01-16 kl. 07:23     351 words
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, 2:09 PM By Philippine News Agency Chess will make its debut in the 2017 ASEAN Para Games to be held from Sept. 17 to 23 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

17 to 23 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.Chess is considered as one of the popular sports within the ASEAN Paralympic community and its inclusion in the biennial Games was based on the Expression of Interest (EOI) findings conducted by the ASEAN Para
 
   
Test Event Season Ramps Up for PyeongChang 2018 -- Monday Memo...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-01-16 kl. 06:32     1088 words
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(ATR) The PyeongChang 2018 Organizing Committee (POCOG) is entering crunch time as the new year begins and time to get the South Korean city ready for the Games starts to dwindle. The PyeongChang 2018 venues await the 2017 test event competitions.

29. Italy Ready for World Para Alpine Skiing Championships Downhill sit skiing at the Sochi 2014 Games () The final Winter Paralympic world championships before the next Winter Games in PyeongChang begin this week in Tarvisio, Italy.
 
   
Sportsmen and women back to training
 
 Namibian Sun     2017-01-16 kl. 06:27     435 words
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Local sports men and women have started training for various upcoming events.

He said the club that has been in operation for about four years, is trying to give high technical training. “We train both abled and disabled athletes and our aim is just to give them the necessary training so that they can be prepared for
 
   
US Paralympic team swims with local clubs in Zeeland
 
 Holland Sentinel     2017-01-16 kl. 06:23     727 words
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Alyssia Crook has big goals and big dreams. The Michigan Lakeshore Aquatics swimmer is aiming to qualify for the Paralympics in 2020 — and be a member of the U.S. Paralympic Resident Team. This weekend, Crook got a taste of what that would be like.

US Paralympic team swims with local clubs in Zeeland.... The Michigan Lakeshore Aquatics swimmer is aiming to qualify for the Paralympics in 2020 — and be a member of the U.S.... Paralympic Resident Team.... Paralympic Resident Team. “It was awesome.
 
   
US Paralympic Team swims at Zeeland meet
 
 Holland Sentinel     2017-01-16 kl. 06:19     40 words
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US Paralympic Team swims at Zeeland meet.
 
   
Historic pommel horse exhibited in Chiba Pref.
 
 The Japan News     2017-01-16 kl. 04:42     292 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun A pommel horse used in the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games is being exhibited in the Chiba Museum of Science and Industry in the Onitaka area of Ichikawa, Chiba Prefecture.

The museum has held special exhibitions introducing companies related to the prefecture that have provided sports equipment and tools to the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Annual general meeting(final)
 
 SlideShare.net     2017-01-16 kl. 04:34     5839 words
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Upcoming SlideShare Loading in … 5 1. www.ontariovolleyball.org Ontario Volleyball Association ANNUAL REPORT 2015/16 2.

CELEBRATION OF VOLLEYBALL OLYMPICS/PARALYMPICS The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio featured a coming out party of sorts for Canadian volleyball.... They had a great showing in Rio finishing 7th while representing Canada for the first time ever in Sitting Volleyball at a Paralympic...
 
   
Jetty swim names event ambassadors
 
 Busselton Mail     2017-01-16 kl. 04:16     233 words
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Jetty Swim: Hockeyroos captain Madonna Blyth and Paralympic swimmer Priya Cooper have been named ambassadors for the event held on February 12.

Jetty Swim: Hockeyroos captain Madonna Blyth and Paralympic swimmer Priya Cooper have been named ambassadors for the event held on February 12.Hockeyroos captain Madonna Blyth and former Paralympic swimmer Priya Cooper have been announced as event...
 
   
Eiffel Tower to get a €300m facelift
 
 Artintern.net     2017-01-16 kl. 04:16     207 words
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The Eiffel Tower © The Eiffel Tower is to undergo a €300m, 15-year refurbishment, Paris’s mayor Anne Hidalgo announced on Friday.

The planned refurbishment is intended to bolster the French capital’s bids to host another World’s Fair in 2025 and, before that, the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic games, according to a statement from the mayor’s office.
 
   
Matt Grevers Wins 100-Meter Backstroke In Return To The Pool At Arena Pro Swim Series
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-01-16 kl. 04:13     354 words
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By Darci Miller | Jan. 15, 2017, 9:05 p.m. (ET) Matt Grevers competes in the men's 200-meter backstroke at the Mutual of Omaha Duel in the Pool at Indiana University Natatorium on Dec. 11, 2015 in Indianapolis. At the 2016 U.S.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Flesh mob in support of Kazakh athletes at 2017 Winter Universiade held in Taraz
 
 Kazinform     2017-01-16 kl. 03:38     134 words
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TARAZ. KAZINFORM - Youth of Zhambyl region supported Kazakhstani athletes who will participate in the 28th Winter Universiade in Almaty by organizing a flesh mob, Kazinform correspondent reports.

"Everything in this life depends upon you," said gold medalist of the 15th Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro Zulfiya Gabidullina.
 
   
Archers flock to Fresno for state-wide competition
 
 ABC30     2017-01-16 kl. 03:33     160 words
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FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Fans call archery one of the fastest growing, family-friendly sports in the United States. And Sunday, competitors from all across the state competed in Fresno at the California 2017 Indoor Championships.

Break the Barriers is a non-profit that trains disabled veterans to compete in the Paralympics, Golden Age Games and the Wounded Warrior Games.
 
   
'We are abled enough to compete'
 
 DNA India     2017-01-16 kl. 03:01     383 words
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While several participated to compete in the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon, 433 participants were a part of the 'Disability Run'. While the 1.75 km run is not a competitive run but to boost the spirit of the differently-abled.

He has won 16 international medals and over 100 national medals in events for the disabled including for the Asian Paralympic Badminton Cup, Indo-Russian International Sports and the Belgium Open Championship.

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Steeling for a sustainable way of hosting Games
 
 CHINAdaily.com.cn     2017-01-16 kl. 02:51     101 words
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With six years to go before the 2022 Winter Olympics, Beijing has already demonstrated a sustainable approach to hosting the event by transforming an old steel mill into an organizational hub.

Yet, after extensive renovations to turn silos and warehouses into offices, the complex's western section has been revitalized, with 176 employees of the Beijing Organizing Committee of the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games already busy at
 
   
Ice Breakers continue winning streak
 
 North Bay Nugget     2017-01-16 kl. 01:57     289 words
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The North Bay Ice Breakers sledge hockey team extended their regular season winning streak to six games on Saturday following a 1-0 win over the Elmvale Bears. The local team will now head to London for a tournament this coming weekend.

Head coach and founder Dan Selin worked to establish the team in 2002 after watching Canada’s National Sledge Team on television during the Paralympic Games with his son, Joshua, who has cerebral palsy.
 
   
Already a winner, Bill Sass takes a title
 
 Houston Chronicle     2017-01-16 kl. 01:52     1052 words
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Photo: Tim Warner, Freelance Bill Sass, on the marathon route near Rice on Sunday. Bill Sass, on the marathon route near Rice on Sunday. Bill Sass woke up unable to move. He could not see in the pitch black.

Over the last three years, Achilles International, a non-profit that helps disabled athletes compete in sports, has incorporated participants who race wheelchairs, ride handcycles and run with visual and mobility impairments.

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Cubs to take All Blacks’ accolade
 
 Wairarapa Times-Age     2017-01-16 kl. 01:45     463 words
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By jake.beleski@age.co.nz The All Blacks will not be defending the team of the year award they won at last year’s Laureus Sports Awards, and rightly so.

After three golds and two silvers at Rio’s Paralympics, she’s in with a great chance.
 
   
Bridgewater to host water ski masters
 
 Bendigo Advertiser     2017-01-16 kl. 01:22     287 words
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Bridgewater is readying for the Australian Masters Water Ski Championships. MORE than 70 of Australia's best water skiers will hit the Loddon River at Bridgewater next week.

One of the three disabled athletes appearing, Jason Sleep, is in contention to break a world record on the day.
 
   
Carrington among finalists for 54th Halberg Awards
 
 Maori Television     2017-01-16 kl. 00:46     993 words
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Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki's Lisa Carrington is a finalist in the Sportswoman of the Year category at the 54th Halberg Awards. She's up against Golfer Lydia Ko, Canoer Luuka Jones and Shotputter Dame Valarie Adams.

Anna Grimaldi (Para-Athletics) Anna won gold in the Women's Long Jump T47 and placed fourth in the Women's 100 metre T47 at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.... Liam Malone (Para-Athletics) Liam won gold in the Men's 400 metre T43-T44, won gold and broke a Paralympic...
 
   
Josie Gibson winces as she suffers a nasty fall during training for The
 
 Daily Mail     2017-01-16 kl. 00:34     1406 words
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Ekin Karasin For Mailonline 22:03 GMT, 15 January 2017

The Liverpool-born sportsman seemed unnerved by his face-first fall England rugby captain Jason Robinson OBE, footballer Robbie Fowler, Olympian and Paralympic athletes Kadeena Cox, Louis Smith and Jade Jones join the sporting lineup.
 
   
Cessnock tap dancers among world’s best | PHOTOS
 
 Cessnock Advertiser     2017-01-16 kl. 00:28     557 words
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Cessnock dancers Kyla Borghero and Tayla Minchinton brought home trophies from the IDO World Tap Dance Championships in Germany.

The Australian IDO team will have the opportunity to compete in South Africa and Germany this year as part of their journey to the ArtsGames (the artistic counterpart to the Olympic and Paralympic Games) in Montreal, Canada in 2018.

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'Sky's the limit' as Saint John athletes get taste of para-athletics
 
 CBC     2017-01-16 kl. 00:05     711 words
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Athletics New Brunswick hosts clinic to introduce para-athletes to track and field sports Max Arsenault races around a Saint John gymnasium, appearing to be a natural at track and field.

Sports adaptable for disabled athletes Arsenault's interest in staying involved with the sport is what Athletics New Brunswick wants to see.... The organization's executive director, Gabriel LeBlanc, said it wants to show how adaptable the sports are to disabled athletes...
 
   
Special Promotion › The peaceful rhythms of Okinawa
 
 Japan Today     2017-01-15 kl. 23:12     1053 words
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TOKYO — On Dec. 6, the Association of National Tourist Offices and Representatives (ANTOR) in Japan — the principal lobbying organization for the world’s tourist offices — held its annual Christmas event at Oakwood Premier Tokyo Midtown.

Afterward, Mr. Yagi gave a powerful demonstration of karate — a martial art with its origins deeply embedded in Okinawan culture — in celebration of Japanese budo karate being added as an event in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Japan Today (web)
 
   
Coaches scope out talent for 'next star' of 2020 Olympics
 
 IrishSun.com     2017-01-15 kl. 23:06     41 words
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Coaches scope out talent for 'next star' of 2020 Olympics The Independent Sunday 15th January, 2017 A 'world beating performance package' has been put in place to push our paralympic medal haul in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to a record high. ...

Coaches scope out talent for 'next star' of 2020 Olympics The Independent Sunday 15th January, 2017 A 'world beating performance package' has been put in place to push our paralympic medal haul in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to a record high. ...
 
   
Kinosaki Onsen ranked No. 1 hot springs for foreign tourists
 
 Asahi.com     2017-01-15 kl. 23:04     455 words
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Offering a warm welcome to overseas visitors along with a town full of soothing waters, Kinosaki Onsen in Toyooka, Hyogo Prefecture, was selected as the top “onsen” hot spring resort extending “omotenashi” (hospitality) for foreign tourists.

It has further increased to 31,627 as of September 2016. “The city government has set up a target of increasing the number of foreign lodgers to 100,000 in 2020, when the Olympics and Paralympics will be held in Tokyo,” said a Toyooka official.

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Winnipeg's 1st stretch limo for people with disabilities gets the go-ahead
 
 CBC     2017-01-15 kl. 21:58     497 words
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2 wheelchairs and up to 7 passengers will be able to ride in the new limo in June Winnipeg's first accessible strech limousine will be headed to the city's streets in June.

When Canadian paralympian and activist Rick Hansen was in the city he rode in the executive car, Jakeman added.
 
   
Sporting a level playing field, Gamatics paves the way
 
 Deccan Herald     2017-01-15 kl. 21:18     442 words
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Finding the best possible help for their son Utkarsh who wanted to take up swimming as a sport, Santosh Patil and Shantala Bhat were clueless.

Paralympics, and has won more than 60 international and over 40 national medals — and the three decided to fill the system gaps emerging in the Indian sports ecosystem.
 
   
How Britain's Athletes Brought Light into the Bleakest of Years
 
 HighBeam Research     2017-01-15 kl. 21:14     125 words
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THE year just past will go down in sporting history as a supreme paradox: the brightest and yet bleakest of years.

then repeated the feat in the Paralympics.
 
   
Brazil and Argentina retain top rankings in blind football teams
 
 Scandinaviatimes.com     2017-01-15 kl. 20:58     741 words
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TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) released an updated version of the blind football world rankings, with Rio 2016 gold medallist and world champion Brazil staying comfortably on top.

South American rival Argentina remains second, thanks to the bronze medal it won in Rio after eight years without climbing onto the Paralympic podium.
 
   
Ukraine’s Shyshkova back in top form at home
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-15 kl. 20:40     446 words
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The Ukrainian secured her fourth cross-country World Cup win of the season on Sunday (15 January), after losing out in the short distance classic.

The Ukrainian secured her fourth cross-country World Cup win of the season on Sunday (15 January), after losing out in the short distance classic.Ukraine’s Paralympic medallist Oksana Shyshkova returned to the top of the World Cup podium on Sunday

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Chinese Olympic Committee "strongly condemns" doping problems before Bach and Xi meeting
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-15 kl. 20:13     528 words
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A "thorough investigation" will be launched by the Chinese Olympic Committee (COC) after three weightlifters were stripped of their Beijing 2008 gold medals for doping.

"China, a long-time supporter and member of the Olympic Movement, has hosted the Beijing 2008 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, and is actively preparing for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic

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Sled Hockey clinic held in Bozeman
 
 KXLF.com     2017-01-15 kl. 19:50     134 words
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MTN News Photo BOZEMAN - Hockey is for everyone, and with a recent grant by USA Hockey, Montanans without the ability to play hockey standing up, have another opportunity to play.

Hockey is for everyone, and with a recent grant by USA Hockey, Montanans without the ability to play hockey standing up, have another opportunity to play.Sled Hockey is a Paralympic sport that allows players to sit in sleds and push themselves on
 
   
QU CPH workshop addresses contemporary issues of doping and anti-doping in sports
 
 Qatar is Booming     2017-01-15 kl. 19:39     488 words
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Qatar University College of Pharmacy (QU-CPH) recently held a workshop titled “Drugs in Sports II”, aimed at exploring the use and misuse of drugs by

Controversies surrounding sanctions for Russian athletes at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games)”, and “Prohibition of Glucocorticoids in Sports (Current issues and future directions)”.

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Who's on The Jump 2016? Line up confirmed: Meet all the celebrities!
 
 Telly Mix     2017-01-15 kl. 19:11     368 words
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The Jump 2017 line up of All Star contestants has been revealed - Who's on The Jump this year? The start date for The JUmp 2017 has been revealed as Sunday, February 5, 2017 on Channel 4.

Paralympic medallist Bradley Wiggins -
 
   
Chair Umpire Patrick Selepe to Make Tennis History for South Africa at Davis Cup
 
 SA People News     2017-01-15 kl. 19:05     316 words
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Pretoria’s Patrick Selepe will make history next month when he becomes the first official with a disability to work as a chair umpire in South African Davis Cup competition.

After losing his leg he was inspired by award-winning Paralympic high-jumper Fanie Lombaard, and took on high jump himself… breaking the SA record with a 1.52m jump.
 
   
NAMPA - Shikongo to promote Standard Bank's Buy-a-Brick
 
 Namibia Press Agency     2017-01-15 kl. 18:49     97 words
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Shikongo to promote Standard Bank's Buy-a-Brick Contributed by NAMPA.

Paralympic gold medallist, Ananias Shikongo on Thursday signed a one-year contract with Standard Bank to raise awareness of its Buy-a-Brick housing initiative.
 
   
Knight takes super combined gold at IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup
 
 Inside The Games     2017-01-15 kl. 18:39     445 words
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Michael Pavitt Sunday, 15 January 2017 Britain's Millie Knight earned women's visually impaired gold at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing World Cup super combined competition in Innerkrems.

Michael Pavitt Sunday, 15 January 2017 Britain's Millie Knight earned women's visually impaired gold at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing World Cup super combined competition in Innerkrems.Having triumphed in the super-G

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Collins takes sixth spot
 
 Otago Daily Times     2017-01-15 kl. 18:05     152 words
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Queenstown snowboarder Tiarn Collins registered a sixth placing at the slopestyle  World Cup in Austria at the weekend. Collins  scored 68.40 on his first run on the 650m-long course and it proved to be the best of his three qualifying attempts.

The tournament is a qualifier towards the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.
 
   
Multiple Paralympic gold medallist Sir Lee Pearson submits plans to build
 
 Leek Post & Times     2017-01-15 kl. 17:29     15 words
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Multiple Paralympic gold medallist Sir Lee Pearson submits plans to build. ...equestrian centre.By| Posted:
 
   
Volleyball team win big at awards
 
 Global Times     2017-01-15 kl. 17:24     475 words
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By Lu Wen’ao Source:Global Times Published: 2017/1/15 23:48:40 The Chinese women's national volleyball team dominated the 2016 CCTV Personality of the Year night on Sunday, winning four awards in China's top sports awards.

The paralympian award went to fencer Rong Jing, the Chinese Paralympian team's flag-bearer at the Rio Games and winner of three gold medals there.

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Ma Long, Zhu Ting voted China's CCTV Sports Personalities of Year 2016
 
 CRI Online     2017-01-15 kl. 17:07     440 words
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Chinese table tenis player Ma Long speaks after being awarded the CCTV Best Male Athlete of the Year 2016.[Photo: cfp.cn]   Photo shows Chinese volleyball star Zhu Ting, winner of the CCTV Best Female Athlete of the Year 2016. [Photo: baike.baidu.

Wheelchair fencer Rong Jing, who won three gold medals at 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, was named the Best Disabled Athlete.

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Xinhua News Agency (web) - SINA (web) - Foreign Affairs.co.nz (web) - Ecns.cn (web) - China.org.cn (web) - People.com.cn (web)
 
   
Schmidberger wins IPC Allianz Athlete of the Month prize for December
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-15 kl. 15:53     288 words
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German table tennis player Thomas Schmidberger has received the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Allianz Athlete of the Month honour for

German table tennis player Thomas Schmidberger has received the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Allianz Athlete of the Month honour for. ...December after winning the gold medal in the men's class three singles and class four to five team

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Sultanov elected new President of Uzbekistan National Olympic Committee
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-15 kl. 14:57     187 words
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The National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan has elected Alisher Sultanov as their new President. Sultanov is the chairman of the Executive Board of Uzbekneftegaz, a state-owned holding company of Uzbekistan's oil and gas industry.

Further success followed at the Paralympics, as Uzbekistan's athletes won 31 medals in total, eight of which were gold.Max Winters.

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The Olympic Rings and The Oval Office: From Teddy to Donald
 
 Inside The Games     2017-01-15 kl. 14:51     2648 words
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Philip Barker Sunday, 15 January 2017 As Donald Trump prepares for his inauguration as the 45th President of the United States, he might just have in mind another Ceremony seven years in the future.

"I come here as a passionate supporter of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, as a strong believer in the Movement it represents," he said.... When they were over, Obama hosted a reception for Olympians and Paralympians and introduced two remarkable...
 
   
The Best of Men Trailer
 
 Dailymotion     2017-01-15 kl. 14:33     102 words
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Ludwig Guttmann, a renowned German neurosurgeon who fled Nazi Germany in the early days of WWII, takes a position at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in

Guttmann introduces sport into their rehabilitation, a breakthrough that leads to the founding of the Paralympic Games.
 
   
Los Angeles 2024 welcome Chargers' switch to city
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-15 kl. 14:30     462 words
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Los Angeles 2024 has welcomed the San Diego Chargers' decision to relocate to the city. The American football team were based in Los Angeles for their inaugural season back in 1960, but moved to San Diego the following year.

The venue is currently proposed to host the Olympic rugby sevens competition as part of Los Angeles 2024's bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.... "It’s no coincidence that LA is home to 11 professional major league teams and more than 1,000 Olympians and Paralympians...

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31st Annual NEGA MLK Peace Walk & Celebration today at 2pm
 
 Now Habersham     2017-01-15 kl. 14:27     205 words
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This weekend people from across Northeast Georgia are invited to ‘stand in kinship’ during the 31st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace Walk and Celebration in Cornelia. The half-mile long walk begins Sunday at 2 p.m.

Farmers market needs vendors Water outage impacts Kmart shopping plaza Babers, Raiders Renew Old Rivalry, Seek to Continue Dominance Local Paralympian swimmer strikes again in Rio with third medal Officials Urge Conservation During Level 1 Drought

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Athletes' letter sent to IBU calls for "resolute action on doping"
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-15 kl. 14:20     349 words
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A letter signed by more than 170 biathletes has reportedly been sent to the International Biathlon Union (IBU) calling for "resolute action" against Russian doping.

According to the McLaren Report, around 1,000 Russian athletes were implicated in a doping manipulation programme across Summer, Winter, non-Olympic and Paralympic sport between 2011 and 2015.

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Russia prepares to fund athletes competing as neutral
 
 Xinhua News Agency     2017-01-15 kl. 13:15     530 words
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in Sochi shows the Olympic and Russian flags being hoisted during the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics. (AFP Photo) MOSCOW, Jan.

doping charges. Also amid the scandal, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) barred all Russian Paralympic athletes from the Rio Paralympics and the 2018 Winter Games.... According to RIA Novosti, Kolobkov said Saturday he hoped for closer cooperation between the IPC and the Russian Paralympic...
 
   
Iran’s Siamand Rahman and Morteza Mehrzad among Ones to Watch
 
 Tehran Times     2017-01-15 kl. 13:15     220 words
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Iranian powerlifter Siamand Rahman and sitting volleyball player Morteza Mehrzad have been named among Ones to Watch for 2017.

cleared the bar at 310kg in the men’s over 107kg, setting a new world record and claiming his second consecutive Paralympic gold.... Mehrzad also did a good job in the 2016 Paralympic Games helping the Iranian team win gold medal for sixth time.

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The post-holiday blues: Why they’re actually good for you
 
 The New Daily     2017-01-15 kl. 13:06     1010 words
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You may be experiencing the post-holiday blues. But what if I told you that this experience of heightened negativity is really good for you? What if I told you it’s actually a sign of healthy psychological functioning?

Another example is the phenomenon of post-Olympic or post-Paralympic depression.
 
   
Briscoe appointed Chef de Mission for PyeongChang 2018
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-15 kl. 12:42     342 words
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The ParalympicsGB Senior Leadership Team for the Paralympic Winter Games was also confirmed, with Chief Executive Tim Hollingsworth taking the position of Secretary General again.

The ParalympicsGB Senior Leadership Team for the Paralympic Winter Games was also confirmed, with Chief Executive Tim Hollingsworth taking the position of Secretary General again.Penny Briscoe OBE has been announced as the Chef de Mission for
 
   
Michelle Obama's Legacy: The First Lady Through the Years
 
 NBCNews.com     2017-01-15 kl. 12:12     1138 words
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1. Michelle Obama embraces her husband, U.S. President elect Barack Obama, after he gave his victory speech during an election night gathering in Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, on Nov. 4, 2008. Obama defeated Republican nominee Sen.

Olympic and Paralympic teams to the White House to honor their participation and success in the Rio Olympic Games last year.

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Dumapong leads Philspada seminar
 
 Manila Times     2017-01-15 kl. 11:58     299 words
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The Philippine Sports Association of the Differently Abled (Philspada) led by Paralympian Adeline Dumapong has conducted a seminar-workshop on personality development recently at the Philsports Multi-Purpose Arena in Pasig City.

The Philippine Sports Association of the Differently Abled (Philspada) led by Paralympian Adeline Dumapong has conducted a seminar-workshop on personality development recently at the Philsports Multi-Purpose Arena in Pasig City.Dumapong, a bronze

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Stronger Japanese presence in intl sports federations will boost influence
 
 The Japan News     2017-01-15 kl. 11:44     706 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun It is hoped that the ongoing trend will heighten Japan’s position in the international arena, thereby gaining a foothold toward turning our country into a powerhouse of sports.

Personnel who can work internationally will become a great asset in the management of events at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
My Yorkshire: Kadeena Cox on her favourite people and places
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-01-15 kl. 11:34     121 words
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Kadeena Cox, from Leeds, is the first British athlete in more than 30 years to win two gold medals in two different sports at the Paralympics. She is taking part in this year’s series of The Jump. What is your first Yorkshire memory?

Kadeena Cox, from Leeds, is the first British athlete in more than 30 years to win two gold medals in two different sports at the Paralympics.
 
   
More than 170 biathlon athletes demand resolute action from IBU
 
 Tass.ru     2017-01-15 kl. 10:37     420 words
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©  EPA/TIMM SCHAMBERGER MOSCOW, January 15. /TASS/.

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

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Record number compete in HKJC Special Marathon
 
 The Hong Kong Jockey Club     2017-01-15 kl. 10:06     646 words
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A record-breaking 3,800 athletes with intellectual disabilities and their pair-up runners competed in the i-Run – Hong Kong Jockey Club Special Marathon today (15 January) to promote social inclusion.

outstanding local disabled athlete So Wa-wai and ambassador Cheung Yin-pok. “We have supported the i-Run for six consecutive years.