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Våghalsig vd ställer gröna krav
 
 Di Weekend Plus     2017-01-19 kl. 21:00     718 words
 
Miljökämpen, tillika Kravs nya vd, Anita Falkenek ska få fler bönder att odla ekologiskt. För Di Weekend berättar hon om ren lycka på en surfbräda och varför hon inte plockar fram skämskudden när det är buskis på tv.

Paralympics: Parachef med björnskräck.
 
   
Linus Karlsson vinnare av Guldtranan 2016
 
 Sveriges Radio Skaraborg     2017-01-19 kl. 15:51     281 words
 
P4 Skaraborgs sportpris Guldtranan 2016 går till bordtennisspelaren Linus Karlsson från Grästorp. 2016 stod han för sin största prestation, ett silver i Paralympics i Rio. Han rev den kinesiska muren när han tog Sverige till final.

2016 stod han för sin största prestation, ettsilver i Paralympics i Rio.... Guldtranan 2016 går till bordtennisspelaren Linus Karlsson från Grästorp för sitt lagsilver tillsammans med Emil Andersson vid Paralympics i Rio."... Motivering. Linus Karlsson ingår nu i den exklusiva skara som tilldelats Guldtranan och är den första utövaren av parasport...
 
   
Sanna Kallur om att lägga av: "Ledsamt"
 
 Expressen     2017-01-19 kl. 10:13     427 words
 
Sanna Kallurs kommande säsong ser ut att bli hennes sista. Nu har 35-åringen avslöjat att hon kommer att få svårt att hålla tårarna borta när karriären ska summeras.

1980 - Annelie Ahrenstrand, handikappidrott (simning) 1981 -... 1986 - Magdalena Tjernberg, handikappidrott (simning) 1987 -
 
   
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6 Indian women who have become an inspiration to us all
 
 Mid Day     2017-01-20 kl. 08:05     655 words
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Prev Arunima Sinha: Mountaineer Arunima Sinha's story is a true example of determination and grit, that would inspire everyone, who hears it. Sinha was the victim of a brutal train accident, which led to her left leg getting amputated below the knee.

Bravo Priyanka! Deepa Malik: Malik, who won a Silver medal at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in shot put is the first Indian woman to win a medal at the Paralympic Games.
 
   
Judge overseeing Brazil corruption probe dies in plane crash
 
 WJET     2017-01-20 kl. 07:54     535 words
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Scheme has shaken political class to the core RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 18: Brazilian 5-a-side Football gold medalist Ricardinho carries

SEPTEMBER 18: Brazilian 5-a-side Football gold medalist Ricardinho carries. ...the Brazilian flag into the Maracan Stadium during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at Maracana Stadium on September 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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9 mins ago Judge overseeing Brazil corruption probe dies in plane crash
 
 WJET     2017-01-20 kl. 07:48     535 words
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Scheme has shaken political class to the core RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 18: Brazilian 5-a-side Football gold medalist Ricardinho carries

SEPTEMBER 18: Brazilian 5-a-side Football gold medalist Ricardinho carries. ...the Brazilian flag into the Maracan Stadium during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at Maracana Stadium on September 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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'Martyrs of marriage'
 
 BBC     2017-01-20 kl. 07:01     1418 words
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Deepika Bhardwaj: The woman who fights for men's rights 20 January 2017 From the section India Image caption Deepika Bhardwaj knows she's fighting a

Singapore's all-conquering Paralympian India introduced Section 498A in 1983 after a spate of dowry deaths in Delhi and elsewhere in the country.
 
   
SportsEngine and AES Renew Partnership with USA Volleyball as the Exclusive Provider of Event Management Software
 
 WBOY     2017-01-20 kl. 06:57     743 words
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AES, a SportsEngine company, announces their continued relationship with USA Volleyball as the exclusive provider of event management software.

USA Volleyball has a rich tradition of success as evidenced by winning an Olympic medal in every Olympic Games since 1984, three Paralympic medals since 2004 and capturing numerous World Cup, World Championship and Continental Championship titles.

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Words from Wooden - January 2017
 
 Discover Los Angeles     2017-01-20 kl. 06:39     277 words
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As we celebrate another banner year for L.A.’s tourism industry with an all-time record 47.3 million visitors, I’d like to recognize all of you – our local hospitality community.

And hopefully, the world’s greatest sporting celebration – Olympic and Paralympic Games – will come back home to Los Angeles for a third time in 2024.
 
   
Libs in revolt as MP threatens to quit over factional folly
 
 In Daily     2017-01-20 kl. 06:18     1111 words
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The South Australian Liberals have descended into preselection turmoil, with a retiring veteran threatening to run as an independent if the party

I want to make sure we win the election… I don’t want games to be played As InDaily revealed last year , star Paralympian Matt Cowdrey is the frontrunner for the Colton nomination, with widespread support across both the moderate and
 
   
Diet begins session set to focus on abdication, Constitution (2017/1/20)
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-01-20 kl. 06:00     547 words
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TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japan's parliament began a 150-day ordinary session Friday, with debate likely to focus on legal issues surrounding the potential abdication of Emperor Akihito and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's push for constitutional revision.

The administration is framing the bill as a crucial part of Japan's efforts to keep the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics safe from terrorism, but opposition parties are expected to scrutinize the move for its potential to trample human rights.

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2016 Fiji Sports Awards Nominees Announced
 
 Fiji Sun     2017-01-20 kl. 05:58     680 words
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to acknowledge the hard work and commitment by both athletes and those behind the scenes in sports in Fiji in 2016.

  Nominees: 1 SPORTSMAN 1 Asia Pacific Taekwondo Prabhat Prasad 2 Athletics Fiji Leslie Copeland 3 Fiji Football Roy Krishna 4 Fiji Paralympic Epeli Asaisea Baleibau 5 Fiji Rugby Osea Kolinisau 6 Karate Joji Veremalua 7 Table Tennis Iakoba Taberanibou...
 
   
Japan says mention of disputed islands on Korean Olympics site 'unacceptable'
 
 Yahoo! Singapore     2017-01-20 kl. 05:47     390 words
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on Friday objected to mention on the Pyeongchang Olympics website of islands disputed by his

"The contents of the Olympic and Paralympic organizers' website are unacceptable when compared with our country's views on territorial rights to Takeshima and the name of the Sea of Japan," he said.

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Japan says mention of disputed islands on Korean Olympics site 'unacceptable'
 
 Reuters Canada     2017-01-20 kl. 05:42     304 words
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on Friday objected to mention on the Pyeongchang Olympics website of islands disputed by his

says. Kishida told reporters on Friday the references violated the Olympic charter's opposition to using sports for political purposes and the goal of establishing mutual understanding. "The contents of the Olympic and Paralympic

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Jones guided Paralympic gold with torn hip
 
 Special Broadcasting Service     2017-01-20 kl. 03:47     388 words
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Sydney 2000 silver medallist Michellie Jones says she guided last year's women's CT5 Paralympic triathlon gold medal with a serious hip injury.

Jones guided Paralympic gold with torn hip.... Sydney 2000 silver medallist Michellie Jones says she guided last year's women's CT5 Paralympic triathlon gold medal with a serious hip injury.Source:... AAP 20 Jan 2017 - 1:44 PM   UPDATED 1 MIN AGO Sydney Olympic triathlon silver medallist Michellie Jones has revealed she guided Paralympic...

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PyeongChang Olympics to present traditional Gangwon-do, Korea
 
 Korea.net     2017-01-20 kl. 03:45     629 words
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Non-Korean broadcasters and journalists listen to PyeongChang Organizing Committee President Lee Hee-beom as he outlines how the preparations are

Non-Korean broadcasters and journalists listen to PyeongChang Organizing Committee President Lee Hee-beom as he outlines how the preparations are. ...going for the upcoming PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, during a press
 
   
Olympic Notes: Paris 2024 Launches Program With UNICEF, PLAY Int'l
 
 Sports Business Daily     2017-01-20 kl. 03:36     83 words
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/Olympics Published January 20, 2017 The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee  launched a program to engage, educate and inspire youth in France and around the world .

Olympic Notes: Paris 2024 Launches Program With UNICEF, PLAY Int'l. /Olympics Published January 20, 2017 The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee  launched a program to engage, educate and inspire youth in France and around the world...
 
   
2017 Summer Down Under hits the track tonight
 
 Foreign Affairs.co.nz     2017-01-20 kl. 03:13     368 words
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MIL OSI Australia – Source: Government of Australia Capital Territory Headline: Released 20/01/2017 It was a great pleasure to attend the 2017 GIO

The dinner included a panel discussion with Australian paralympic athletes Ryley Batt, Angie Ballard and Richard Nicholson, it was fascinating to hear of both the challenges and triumphs they have experienced in their chosen sports.
 
   
Women in sport seminar to take place in Castlebar
 
 Galway Advertiser     2017-01-20 kl. 02:24     169 words
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Next month, Mayo Sports Partnership in conjunction with a number of other agencies and bodies, will be hosting a Girls and Women in Sport seminar in GMIT Castlebar on Thursday February 9 from 10am to 3pm.

stellar line up of guest speakers on the day with Mayo Ladies' star Cora Staunton, RTE's Jacqui Hurley, Dr Aoife Lane from AIT and WGPA, former Cork Ladies' manager Eamonn Ryan, Paralympic swimmer Ellen Keane, and Marie Walsh, former Rose of Tralee,

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Fisher and Willis in line for Halberg and Hutt Valley sporting awards
 
 Dominion Post     2017-01-20 kl. 01:59     414 words
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Mary Fisher is a finalist in both the Hutt Valley and Halberg awards. Hutt Valley has two representatives in the Halberg Awards. Blind swimmer Mary Fisher and 1500m runner Nick Willis, are sure to also feature in the Hutt Valley Sports Awards.

Pascoe won won three golds and two silvers at the Paralympics, while Malone won two golds and a silver at Rio.
 
   
NPC-Rwanda to hold elections in March
 
 Rwanda New Times     2017-01-20 kl. 01:06     140 words
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Rwanda National Paralympic Committee (NPC-Rwanda) will hold their general election in March, according to the body’s secretary general, Eric Karasira.

Rwanda National Paralympic Committee (NPC-Rwanda) will hold their general election in March, according to the body’s secretary general, Eric Karasira.“Elections for the new executive committee will be held in March,” Karasira told this paper
 
   
China-Winter Olympics/Preparation
 
 News Content     2017-01-20 kl. 00:39     325 words
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Beijing is moving full steam ahead with preparing for the 2022 Winter Olympics, the organizing committee said on Thursday.

Beijing is moving full steam ahead with preparing for the 2022 Winter Olympics, the organizing committee said on Thursday.The Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
Talking – from stadium to podium
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-01-20 kl. 00:33     877 words
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“Sportsmen often say they will let their actions on the arena speak for them. Sometimes, though, that just isn’t enough. The sportsmen need to be able to speak for themselves (too).

There are more among the recent crop – like the Abdul Hadi sisters Farah Ann and Katrina Ann and even some paralympians – but they remain the minority.
 
   
History Maker: Dawn Macomber Is America's First Female Para-Bobsledder
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-01-19 kl. 23:43     928 words
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By Joanne C. Gerstner | Jan. 19, 2017, 4:22 p.m. (ET) Dawn Macomber made history as the first American woman to compete in a Para-bobsled world cup. Dawn Macomber knew her precious package was on its way, but staying patient was proving impossible.

Her new passion is taking her far from her family and chicken farm, possibly leading to the Paralympic Winter Games. “I never just woke up and said, ‘I’m going to be a bobsledder,’” Macomber, 45, said with a laugh. “It’s many, many
 
   
Voices of Sport: Helen Rollason - The first female presenter of Grandstand who moved millions with courageous cancer battle
 
 Yahoo! Sports     2017-01-19 kl. 23:38     1450 words
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In our weekly series, Yahoo Sport’s features a famous voice of sport. This week, the BBC presenter Helen Rollason goes under the spotlight. Helen Rollason will always have her own special place in the history of television sports coverage in Britain.

It may seem hard to believe to today’s younger viewers used to blanket coverage of Paralympic Games in London and Rio, but two decades ago it was a very different story.... But Rollason was key in setting the ball rolling towards a changing mindset to the event when she covered the 1996 Paralympics...
 
   
Registrations sought for RBC Training Ground stop
 
 Daily Herald Tribune     2017-01-19 kl. 23:01     615 words
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Who is the Peace Country’s next Olympian? Local athletes will have a chance of a lifetime to showcase their athletic abilities for free on March 18 at the Crosslink County Sportsplex when the RBC Training Ground qualifier makes a stop.

The RBC Training Ground is a partnership between RBC, Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), the Canadian Olympic Foundation (COF), CBC Sports and the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute (COPSI) Network. “Each athlete will try to hit
 
   
Barack, Michelle, and the Sports World
 
 L.A. Watts Times     2017-01-19 kl. 23:00     1056 words
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:18 Written by Amanda Scurlock January 19, 2017  By Amanda Scurlock  Sports Writer  Championship Jerseys President Obama has invited several champions to the White House.

Olympians in the White House In September 2016, the White House opened its doors to the Team USA 2016 Olympic and Paralympic athletes to honor their efforts in Rio.
 
   
James Moore: Discrimination against the differently-abled new low
 
 The Gulf Today     2017-01-19 kl. 22:28     560 words
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You have to hand it to Doug Paulley. A wheelchair user, he took his dispute with FirstGroup over its policy of requesting, but not requiring, that people with buggies vacate wheelchair spaces on its buses all the way to the Supreme Court.

This, remember, is a country in which Paralympians have no choice but to urinate on themselves on trains that have no working disabled toilets and where stations have no staff to allow them to get off and use the facilities there.
 
   
Equestrian Canada votes in favour of Olympic and Paralympic changes
 
 Caledon Citizen     2017-01-19 kl. 22:21     729 words
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  0 Comments Equestrian Canada (EC) voted in favour of proposed changes to the equestrian Olympic and Paralympic format for Tokyo 2020 during the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) General Assembly in Tokyo.

Equestrian Canada votes in favour of Olympic and Paralympic changes....   0 Comments Equestrian Canada (EC) voted in favour of proposed changes to the equestrian Olympic and Paralympic format for Tokyo 2020 during the International Equestrian Federation...
 
   
Plans for £262M Eiffel Tower upgrade unveiled
 
 New Civil Engineer     2017-01-19 kl. 21:41     151 words
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16 January, 2017 Fiona McIntyre The mayor of Paris is seeking approval for a £262M upgrade programme for the Eiffel Tower.

Hidalgo wants to strengthen the city's tourist attractions to support Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and the 2025 World Expo.
 
   
Meehan to Lead USA
 
 Go Stanford     2017-01-19 kl. 21:39     390 words
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01/19/2017 STANFORD, Calif. - Greg Meehan , who is in his fifth year at the helm of the Stanford women's swimming team, will serve as head women's coach for Team USA at the 2017 World Championships as announced by USA Swimming on Thursday.

Last summer, Meehan mentored three Olympians and one Paralympian, and served as an assistant coach for Team USA at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero, Brazil.... In addition, Stanford freshman Brickelle Bro qualified for the Paralympic Games in...
 
   
Tennis champion David Hall OAM our Australia Day ambassador
 
 Muswellbrook Chronicle     2017-01-19 kl. 21:10     594 words
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The Paralympic Gold medalist will visit Muswellbrook on Australia Day. ON Australia Day, Muswellbrook Shire Council will welcome ambassador David Hall OAM – Paralympic Gold medalist.

The Paralympic Gold medalist will visit Muswellbrook on Australia Day.... ON Australia Day, Muswellbrook Shire Council will welcome ambassador David Hall OAM – Paralympic Gold medalist.Mr Hall is former World Number One tennis player, and ITF World...

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Våghalsig vd ställer gröna krav
 
 Di Weekend Plus     2017-01-19 kl. 21:00     718 words
 
Miljökämpen, tillika Kravs nya vd, Anita Falkenek ska få fler bönder att odla ekologiskt. För Di Weekend berättar hon om ren lycka på en surfbräda och varför hon inte plockar fram skämskudden när det är buskis på tv.

Paralympics: Parachef med björnskräck.
 
   
Ansa nominees released
 
 Daily News Zimbabwe     2017-01-19 kl. 20:43     454 words
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HARARE - Zimbabae's best sporting talent of 2016 will be celebrated at a grand occasion tomorrow with rower Micheen Thornycroft, boxer Charles Manyuchi and Magret Bangajena headlining a cast of athletes who surpassed expectations.

Thornycroft reached the singles sculls A/B semi-finals at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games while Bangajena, who normally competes in the wheelchair marathons, helped the Zimbabwe rowing team qualify for the Paralympic Games in Rio.
 
   
New Sports Business Awards Open for Entries
 
 iSportConnect     2017-01-19 kl. 20:41     519 words
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Top News Thursday, 19 January 2017 13:06 A new set of awards celebrating the teams and individuals behind-the-scenes who make sporting successes possible, have been launched by the team behind the successful Football Business Awards. The Sports Business awards feature a stellar line up of judges including; Sir Clive Woodward, Colin Jackson, Steve Cram and Sir Steve Redgrave as well as a host of

Tim Reddish, Chairman, British Paralympic Association -
 
   
2017 Warrior Game Spirit Poster Challenge
 
 Navy News Stand     2017-01-19 kl. 20:34     359 words
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By Chief Mass Communication Specialist Julia A. Casper, Commander, Navy Installations Command, 2017 DoD Warrior Games Public Affairs WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The 8th annual Department of Defense Warrior Games, hosted by the U.S.

The 8th annual Department of Defense Warrior Games, hosted by the U.S.Navy, will kick off this summer in Chicago as more than 250 wounded, ill, and injured from all branches of service compete in Paralympic-style athletic games in the Windy City,
 
   
Viva Vivian! Kenya’s best athlete of 2016 - PHOTOS
 
 Daily Nation     2017-01-19 kl. 20:23     1102 words
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By AYUMBA AYODI More by this Author Olympic 5,000m champion Vivian “Pocket Rocket” is the 2016 Sports Personality of the Year Awards (Soya) winner.

champion Eliud Kipchoge and Paralympians Samuel Muchai and Nancy Koech to reclaim the overall title she last won in 2011.... MUCHAI WINS BIG Muchai, who won two gold medals in gold in the T11 men’s 1500m and 5000m at the Rio Paralympics was declared Sportsman Living with a Disability, beating fellow Paralympian...

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Grochar slaloms to Austrian IPC Alpine skiing World Cup win
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-19 kl. 20:17     398 words
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Austria’s Thomas Grochar claimed a third slalom win of the season today at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Para Alpine Skiing World Cup in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia.

Austria’s Thomas Grochar claimed a third slalom win of the season today at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Para Alpine Skiing World Cup in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia.It came in the final event before the World Championships get underway

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Nottingham set to host British Wheelchair Basketball's Women's League
 
 Inside The Games     2017-01-19 kl. 20:17     232 words
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Michael Pavitt Thursday, 19 January 2017 Nottingham's Wildcats Arena will stage the second round of the British Wheelchair Basketball's Women's League this weekend.

The event will feature matches across the three divisions of women's wheelchair basketball in the country, with Paralympians featuring in a number of teams.

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17-Year-Old Nathan Chen Is The High-Flying U.S. Figure Skating Favorite
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-01-19 kl. 20:15     1023 words
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By Doug Williams | Jan. 19, 2017, 10:21 a.m. (ET) Nathan Chen competes in the men's free skate at the 2016 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championship at Xcel Energy Center on Jan. 24, 2016 in St. Paul, Minn.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Capital gold! Table tennis hotshots are tops
 
 Camden New Journal     2017-01-19 kl. 20:07     190 words
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UCS stars Toby Crawcour, Ben Barbarash, Josh Imler, Joseph Abrahams, Jacob Zakaim, Rafi Burns and Charlie Gordon with Paralympian Aaron McKibbin and

UCS stars Toby Crawcour, Ben Barbarash, Josh Imler, Joseph Abrahams, Jacob Zakaim, Rafi Burns and Charlie Gordon with Paralympian Aaron McKibbin and. ...Emily St John, head of development at Table Tennis England  Published:

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Stroke survivor sets sight on Tokyo
 
 Whakatane Beacon     2017-01-19 kl. 20:05     556 words
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GETTING READY: Candice Donner is hoping to become a Paralympian. Photo Louis Klaassen D4791-10 MAKING the most of it has become more than a motto for Candice Donner.

GETTING READY: Candice Donner is hoping to become a Paralympian.... After a long recovery and rehab, Donner will today attend a three-day identification camp in what could be the first step in becoming a Paralympian.... The event is a para-cycling camp in New Plymouth and includes three para-cycling classifiers who will complete assessments on new para-cyclists. “The ultimate goal is being a Paralympian...
 
   
Year In Review: Looking back at September 2016
 
 Pembroke Daily Observer     2017-01-19 kl. 20:02     1554 words
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MARTIAL LAVERDURE FOUND GUILTY: A judge convicted a Pembroke man in the death of a retired soldier, ruling that his SUV should have slowed down upon seeing pedestrians empty into a downtown street after a hockey game.

We are so proud of Melissa and are behind her 100 per cent in her future endeavours.” PETAWAWA ATHLETES OFF TO PARALYMPICS:... After Melissa Bishop’s near capture of bronze in the 800-metre in August, locals’ Olympic fever remained high as they cheered on Petawawa’s Jolan Wong and Chantal Beauchesne at the 2016 Summer Paralympics...
 
   
After claiming seven IPC World Cup golds Millie Knight targeting glory at World Championships in Tarvisio, Italy
 
 Kent Messenger     2017-01-19 kl. 19:58     486 words
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Millie Knight wants to make Canterbury proud as she prepares to go for gold in the last major global competition before the next Winter Paralympics.

Millie Knight wants to make Canterbury proud as she prepares to go for gold in the last major global competition before the next Winter Paralympics.The visually-impaired skier has been in superb form in the IPC World Cup series and celebrated her
 
   
Salim Ejnaini interview
 
 Equestrio Arabia     2017-01-19 kl. 19:58     2524 words
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  Text by Heather Buchanan – Photos by Jessica Rodrigues  French version below When did you first get involved with riding?   I started riding at the age of 12 after spending a year looking for a riding club that would agree for me ride.

Before the first Paralympic Games in 1960, disabled athletes took part in the regular Olympics and were judged on the outcome and were not separated from the others because of their disability.... Avant les premiers Jeux paralympiques de 1960, les...
 
   
Paralympian David Hill inspires Cullompton youngsters to be "best that they
 
 Exeter Express & Echo     2017-01-19 kl. 19:51     20 words
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Posted: January 19, 2017 David Hill with pupils in Cullompton

Paralympian David Hill inspires Cullompton youngsters to be "best that they. ...can" .Posted:
 
   
News from around the stands at BETA International 2017
 
 Equestrian Business Monthly     2017-01-19 kl. 19:50     803 words
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Posted byon January 19, 2017 in| Views | Exhibitors at this year's BETA International, at the NEC, Birmingham, from 22 to 24 January, have lined up some special events, launches and celeb visitors on their stands to make the trade fair experience even more special. Here is a flavour of what to expect…

H11.6 The TOGGI/CHAMPION stand is thrilled to welcome sponsored rider and Paralympic gold medal-winning Sophie Wells on Sunday at 2.30pm.
 
   
Memo to Southern rail: disabled people have lives too | Lucy Webster | Opinion
 
 DailyMe.Com     2017-01-19 kl. 19:30     130 words
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The announcement by the troubled train company that wheelchair users must book assistance 24 hours in advance is laughable – and outrageousSometimes

Related: It’s a disgrace that a Paralympian had to wet herself on a train – but not a surprise | Penny Pepper Continue reading...
 
   
Clemson earmarks tuition aid for disabled soccer players
 
 Greenville News     2017-01-19 kl. 19:07     392 words
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Soccer (Photo: COURTESY PHOTO) Clemson University has launched a tuition-aid program to enable students with cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury and other conditions to play soccer while in college.

years under the program, which begins this fall and has a goal of Clemson becoming the first soccer-specific Paralympic training site designated by the U.S....Clemson's parks, recreation and tourism management department who began the program to address the lack of opportunities for disabled athletes...
 
   
Do you even lift? Successful Merton Weightlifting Club welcomes teens to OAPs
 
 SW Londoner     2017-01-19 kl. 18:57     325 words
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Merton Weightlifting Club has held its first in-house competition of 2017 – showcasing the many talented individuals they hope will represent multiple London boroughs in competitions this year.

Member Nurani Nathoo said: “I was a bit sceptical at first but now I have progressed into doing Paralympic competitions and my most recent was the British championships where I ranked fourth overall.” The club has junior sessions every Saturday
 
   
Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation earns elite gold status from governing body
 
 Idaho Statesman     2017-01-19 kl. 18:34     272 words
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The Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation this week was promoted to gold status by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association . Only 18 ski clubs previously achieved gold status . Sun Valley was rated a silver club three years ago in the initial certification.

Olympic/Paralympic Training Site .Chadd Cripeccripe@idahostatesman.com.
 
   
Petersfield Round Table members to take part in organisation's 90th anniversary celebration at which Paralympian will be guest of honour
 
 Petersfield Post Today     2017-01-19 kl. 18:29     303 words
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Paralympian Dave Henson, one of the medal winners at Rio 2016, will be at the 90th celebration PETERSFIELD Round Table members will be taking part in the national organisations 90th anniversary celebrations in Winchester.

Petersfield Round Table members to take part in organisation's 90th anniversary celebration at which Paralympian will be guest of honour.... Paralympian Dave Henson, one of the medal winners at Rio 2016, will be at the 90th celebration PETERSFIELD Round...

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Current monthly stipend not cutting it: athletes
 
 Caledon Enterprise     2017-01-19 kl. 18:24     983 words
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CALGARY — When speedskater Marsha Hudey couldn't afford to pay for her cellphone, she shut it off until she could. The 26-year-old Olympian from White City, Sask.

About 2,000 athletes who compete in Olympic and Paralympic sport, and who rank in the top 16 in the world or who are deemed to have the potential to get there, receive carding money.

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Five things to know about carding money
 
 Inside Halton     2017-01-19 kl. 18:23     115 words
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Five things to know about the Athlete Assistance Program or "carding" money that goes directly to Olympians and Paralympians to help pay living expenses: — A senior card is $1,500 a month. A first-year senior card or development card is $900 a month.

Five things to know about the Athlete Assistance Program or "carding" money that goes directly to Olympians and Paralympians to help pay living expenses: — A senior card is $1,500 a month.

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Current carding money not cutting it, time for a raise, say athletes
 
 Brandon Sun     2017-01-19 kl. 18:11     977 words
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About 2,000 athletes who compete in Olympic and Paralympic sport, and who rank in the top 16 in the world or who are deemed to have the potential to get there, receive carding money.

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Pro-life leader steps down after decades at Life charity
 
 Christian Institute     2017-01-19 kl. 18:07     399 words
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The founder and Chairman of Life, which campaigns to provide “positive alternatives to abortion”, has retired after working for the organisation for nearly 50 years.

rights is mere assertion and flies in the face of the fact that our law has protected the child in the womb since the twelfth century.” Eugenics Following the Paralympics in 2012, Prof Scarisbrick was among numerous pro-life leaders who called for
 
   
Ones to watch for 2017 for rowing and wheelchair basketball announced
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-19 kl. 17:50     229 words
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Nine rowers and eight wheelchair basketball players have been named as athletes to look out for in 2017.

Nine rowers and eight wheelchair basketball players have been named as athletes to look out for in 2017.The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced its last Ones to Watch athletes for 2017 on Thursday (19 January) by naming athletes in
 
   
Lukyanenko wins first race since Sochi Paralympics
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-19 kl. 17:50     491 words
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Ukraine’s multi-Paralympic champion won the men’s biathlon sprint visually impaired at a World Cup on home soil in Western Center, on 19 January.

Lukyanenko wins first race since Sochi Paralympics.... Ukraine’s multi-Paralympic champion won the men’s biathlon sprint visually impaired at a World Cup on home soil in Western Center, on 19 January.Multiple Paralympic gold medallist Vitaliy Lukyanenko...

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Tech-based sports businesses on rise ahead of 2020 Games
 
 The Japan News     2017-01-19 kl. 17:47     406 words
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Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Businesses designed to enhance the thrill of watching sports with the use of information and communications technologies, such as virtual reality, are taking off in Japan.

The government aims to double that figure by 2020, when Tokyo will host the Olympic and Paralympic Games.... The government of the capital of Hokkaido in northern Japan is preparing to bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

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Morneau Shepell to announce new research findings at its 6th annual workplace mental health summit in Calgary
 
 Morningstar.com     2017-01-19 kl. 17:45     601 words
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Employers Connect 2017 will be held in cities across the country on January 25 CALGARY , Jan. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - Canadian employers are increasingly aware of the importance of managing employee stress and mental health.

Tyler Amell , Partner, Morneau Shepell , Executive Board Member, Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health Michelle Salt , Canadian Paralympic...

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Paris 2024 Teams Up with UNICEF France and PLAY International to Launch Innovative Educational Programme...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-01-19 kl. 17:15     859 words
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The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee has launched an innovative new program to engage, educate and inspire youth in France and around the world.

Paris 2024 Teams Up with UNICEF France and PLAY International to Launch Innovative Educational Programme...The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee has launched an innovative new program to engage, educate and inspire youth in France and

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Nanna proud of grandson Isaac’s Paralympic exploits
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-01-19 kl. 17:14     107 words
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Garstang wheelchair ace Isaac Towers will benefit greatly from his Paralympic experience, says his proud nanna Maureen.

Nanna proud of grandson Isaac’s Paralympic exploits.... Garstang wheelchair ace Isaac Towers will benefit greatly from his Paralympic experience, says his proud nanna Maureen.The 17-year-old para-athlete, who lives in the village of Catterall, belied his...
 
   
Join us at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show 2017
 
 Royal Yachting Association     2017-01-19 kl. 17:06     848 words
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The RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show, in association with Yachts and Yachting, is the only exhibition in the world dedicated to exclusively to dinghies!

This year we also welcome brand new comperes, Olympic and Paralympic medal winners Mark Covell and Helena Lucas who will be hosting the Suzuki Mainstage and the RYA Coaching Area throughout the weekend.

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N.C. Sports Hall of Fame to induct eight
 
 Greensboro.com     2017-01-19 kl. 16:44     1279 words
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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame has announced its 2017 induction class. The eight new members are Glenn Bass, Dwight Durante, Mike Fox, Chasity Melvin, Ben Sutton, Caulton Tudor, Steve Vacendak, and Stephanie Wheeler.

2009 national championship and tournament MVP; gold medalist in the Paralympic Games in Beijing, China; first place in the 2008 North American Cup; first place in the 2008 Joseph F....Japan; gold medalist at the 2003 Paralympic Games in Athens, Greece;...

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Japan’s PM addresses tourism seminar in Sydney
 
 EGlobal Travel Media     2017-01-19 kl. 16:35     241 words
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Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, made time on his recent visit to Australia to address a major travel industry event – the Japan-Australia Tourism Seminar at the Hilton Sydney.

to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Canon snapped up as first sponsor of Japan 2019 Rugby World Cup
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-19 kl. 15:49     413 words
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Japanese camera giants Canon have extended their sponsorship of the Rugby World Cup, the sport’s governing body has confirmed.

Canon are already a supporter of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.Michael Pavitt.

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From AVSC’s ‘most improved’ to World Championship adaptive racer
 
 Aspen Daily News     2017-01-19 kl. 15:49     1043 words
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Two years ago, Kevin Mather received the “most improved” award from Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club’s adaptive program, a nod to the monoskier’s willingness to get better, no matter what the cost.

To qualify for the elite races, second in stature only to the Paralympics, Mather free skied and trained over 400 days in the past two years, enduring many hard knocks but seeing continued progression as well.... Fresh from three runs in the powder, he spoke of his road map for the near future, which could include a long shot at the 2018 Paralympics...
 
   
Number of people working in sport grows by 10 per cent since London 2012 Matthew Campelli | 17 Jan 2017
 
 Sports Management     2017-01-19 kl. 15:33     162 words
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The number of people working in the sport sector has surged by almost 10 per cent since London 2012, according to government statistics.In 2015, there were 1.2m jobs in the sport sector, accounting for 3.6 per cent of all jobs in the UK.

sport’s effect on the economy.During 2015 sport contributed £35bn (US$42.5bn, €39.9bn) to the UK economy, or 2.1 per cent of total UK gross value added (GVA)That number has increased by 8.9 per cent since the London Olympics and Paralympics,
 
   
Now THAT'S a silly point! Boris bats away criticism over EU 'punishment
 
 Daily Mail     2017-01-19 kl. 15:25     721 words
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James Tapsfield, Political Editor For Mailonline 13:55 GMT, 19 January 2017

In 2011 he was filmed playing tennis with David Cameron and paralympians.

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Memo to Southern rail: disabled people have lives too
 
 The Guardian     2017-01-19 kl. 15:23     758 words
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The announcement by the troubled train company that wheelchair users must book assistance 24 hours in advance is laughable – and outrageous Sometimes

It’s a disgrace that a Paralympian had to wet herself on a train – but not a surprise | Penny Pepper Read more This is an outrageous position.... This is the same assumption that ultimately led to Paralympian on a CrossCountry train earlier this month;...

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Exclusive: WADA give IBU more time to explain Tyumen World Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-19 kl. 14:57     780 words
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The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have given the International Biathlon Union (IBU) additional time to explain why they awarded their World

the National Olympic Committee, National Paralympic Committee and National Anti-Doping Organisation are in compliance with the Code".... The second part of the report then revealed around 1,000 Russian athletes were implicated in a doping manipulation programme across Summer, Winter, non-Olympic and Paralympic...

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Media Invitation for the PyeongChang 2018 One Year to Go ceremony and press conference
 
 Association Internationale De La Presse Sportive     2017-01-19 kl. 14:56     396 words
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PYEONGCHANG, January 19, 2017 - The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) is pleased to invite the

The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) is pleased to invite the. ...media to the PyeongChang 2018 One Year to Go Ceremony on February 09, 2017 at the Gangneung Hockey Centre.
 
   
Polly’s Piralympics is local author’s fifth book
 
 Alberton Record     2017-01-19 kl. 14:42     686 words
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JANN Weeratunga currently lives in Winchester Hills and is soon launching her fifth children’s book. Jann was born in London in 1963 and has lived and worked in London, the UK, Sri Lanka, UAE and Bahrain.

ceremony of the 2012 London Paralympic Games.... When asked who it was, he said; “Well he has only one leg, so he must be an Olympian.” Such was the strength of the London 2012 Paralympics imagery, that it changed peoples’ perceptions of disability...
 
   
Pyeongchang 2018 President claims excitement building for Winter Olympics
 
 Inside The Games     2017-01-19 kl. 14:21     565 words
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Liam Morgan Thursday, 19 January 2017 Pyeongchang 2018 President Lee Hee-beom has claimed excitement for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games is building in South Korea despite the ongoing political crisis in the country.

Pyeongchang 2018 President claims excitement building for Winter Olympics. ...and Paralympics.Liam Morgan Thursday, 19 January 2017 Pyeongchang 2018 President Lee Hee-beom has claimed excitement for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic...

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IOC Cannot Set Date for Decision on Russian Athletes Participation in Olympics
 
 Sputnik     2017-01-19 kl. 14:07     207 words
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DAVOS (Sputnik) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) chief, Thomas Bach, said Thursday he did not know when the decision on whether Russian athletes could go to the 2018 Winter Olympics would be taken.

The doping scandal, which erupted last year months before the opening of the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, disqualified many Russian athletes from both Olympic and Paralympic games in Brazil.
 
   
Gold standard employers to increase Armed Forces support
 
 ADS Advance     2017-01-19 kl. 13:53     464 words
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in Defence Posted 19 January 2017 · Add Comment A new group of Armed Forces-friendly employers, who will collaborate to further develop the aims of the Armed Forces Covenant and tighten the ties between Defence and employers, has now launched.

Ex-Royal Marine and Rio 2016 Paralympian Joe Townsend, who is sponsored by Atkins and spoke at the event, appears front and centre.
 
   
Ennis-Hill helps launch London 2017 mascot design competition
 
 IAAF     2017-01-19 kl. 13:49     702 words
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2012 Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill teamed up with double Paralympic gold medallist Richard Whitehead and the iconic BBC children’s

2012 Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill teamed up with double Paralympic gold medallist Richard Whitehead and the iconic BBC children’s. ...television show Blue Peter today to launch the official mascot design competition for this

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Eight Sports to Challenge UK Sport Funding
 
 iSportConnect     2017-01-19 kl. 13:43     133 words
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Olympics Tuesday, 17 January 2017 13:03 Eight sports will challenge the UK Sport funding allowance they have been handed for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games in Tokyo.

Olympics Tuesday, 17 January 2017 13:03 Eight sports will challenge the UK Sport funding allowance they have been handed for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games in Tokyo.Seven sports were due to receive no funding for the four-year pre-Olympic

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2017 The year of Sefton's Coast
 
 Southport.gb.com     2017-01-19 kl. 13:30     598 words
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Sefton Council and partners are declaring 2017 as the Year of Sefton's Coast!

The Year of Sefton's Coast was officially launched today (January 19) at Crosby Lakeside and supported by Jamie Carragher, former Liverpool defender and Freedom of Sefton holder along with Bootle born Paralympian tennis player, Jamie Burdekin.

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Alabama's 20 best middle schools, 2017 edition
 
 Birmingham News     2017-01-19 kl. 13:18     599 words
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Real-Time News from AL.com Posted on January 19, 2017 at 6:08 AM What are Alabama's best middle schools? Leada Gore | lgore@al.com   Earlier this week, we looked at Niche's list of best public high schools in Alabama.

They join Olympic medalists Dominique Dawes, Allyson Felix, Grant Hill, Michelle Kwan, Alonzo Mourning and Chris Paul and Paralympic swimming champion Brad Snyder.

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WORLDLINE : Atos positioned as Leader in latest Everest Group Peak Matrix(TM) for IoT Services
 
 4 Traders     2017-01-19 kl. 13:16     467 words
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(GlobeNewswire) - Everest Group assessment highlights the compelling Atos solution offering and its ability to address customer concern for privacy

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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Women urged to get active with free pass
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-01-19 kl. 12:39     101 words
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Blackpool has secured a £4,800 grant to help young women to take up exercise. The funding from Sport England is part of the ‘This Girl Can’ campaign encouraging women to become active.

and swimming pools. Fylde-based Paralympian Shelly Woods will be supporting participants.
 
   
Awards for dressage at the British Breeders night
 
 British Dressage     2017-01-19 kl. 12:34     788 words
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last updated on January 19, 2017 09:47 On Saturday 14 January, breeders of the top British-bred horses from around the country converged in London at the Grange City Hotel, for the annual British Breeders Dinner and Awards Ceremony, organised by the British Horse Foundation. There has been much to celebrate for British Breeding in 2016 and this glittering occasion affords the breeders of these

The British Equestrian Federation Award to the Highest Placed British Bred Horse in Team GB at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games went to the event horse Don Geniro, bred by Pam Dews and owned jointly with Pip Higgins.

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London Stadium opens for meetings and events
 
 Buying Business Travel     2017-01-19 kl. 12:33     195 words
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West Ham United’s new home, London Stadium, has launched its meeting and events arm. The venue, located at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, offers a variety of options from small meeting rooms to events for 1,000 guests.

Linda Lennon, London Stadium Chief Executive Officer, commented “This Stadium already has an amazing history from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the Rugby World Cup 2015.

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Goalball to be contested at 2017 Pajulahti Games
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-19 kl. 12:31     318 words
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Lahti, Finland, will stage the event from 20-22 January, with goalball teams from nine countries competing in both men’s and women’s tournaments.

The International Paralympic Committee suspended the Russian Paralympic Committee on 7 August for its inability to fulfil its IPC membership responsibilities and obligations, in particular its obligation to comply with the IPC Anti-Doping Code and
 
   
Powerlifting criteria for Sao Paulo 2017 announced
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-19 kl. 12:31     246 words
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Athletes must be between 15-20 years old, and each NPC can take up to three athletes per category to this year’s Youth Parapan American Games.

Each National Paralympic Committee (NPC) can register up to three athletes per category, making a total of 36 powerlifters, 26 men and 10 women, taking part in the competition.... More information about the powerlifting criteria can be found on the Brazilian Paralympic...
 
   
London to host Para taekwondo Worlds
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-19 kl. 12:31     553 words
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WTF President says 2017 World Championships expected to be the biggest Para taekwondo event to date.

and the WTF World Para Taekwondo Championships.” The WTF’s decision is a major boost for the sport in Great Britain at the start of a new four-year cycle concluding with Tokyo 2020, where Para taekwondo will make its Paralympic debut. “It’s
 
   
Made in Chelsea's Spencer Matthews and other celebrities take to the skies
 
 The Telegraph     2017-01-19 kl. 12:31     405 words
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Spencer Matthews and Jason Robinson in The Jump trailer

They'll be joined by Emma Parker Bowles (model and niece of Camilla), Olympic gold medallist Jade Jones, rugby star Gareth Thomas, comedian Mark Dolan, Paralympics champion Kadeena Cox and former England football player Robbie Fowler.
 
   
Flying without wings! Vogue Williams soars above the Austrian Alps with her
 
 Daily Mail     2017-01-19 kl. 12:28     650 words
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Jason Chester for MailOnline 10:05 GMT, 19 January 2017

The forthcoming show will also feature cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins, model Caprice, Paralympic athlete Kadeena Cox, motoring correspondent Emma Parker Bowles and Olympic Taekwondo athlete Jade Jones.

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Six-time Paralympic champion David Weir
 
 Belfast Telegraph     2017-01-19 kl. 12:18     42 words
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Paralympic icon David Weir to reveal why he'll never wear GB vest again

Six-time Paralympic champion David Weir.... Paralympic icon David Weir to reveal why he'll never wear GB vest again.... By Matt McGeehan 19/01/2017 Six-time Paralympic champion David Weir Please enable JavaScript to view the 47573 51881 12762 3968 24570...
 
   
Visionaries from arts, culture, science and business head to University of Hull for City of Culture year
 
 University of Hull     2017-01-19 kl. 12:15     433 words
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Ever wondered what links the spectacular celebrations that kicked off Hull UK City of Culture 2017 with the amazing opening and closing ceremonies for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games?

Ever wondered what links the spectacular celebrations that kicked off Hull UK City of Culture 2017 with the amazing opening and closing ceremonies for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games?Martin Green, who masterminded both, has delivered
 
   
Nation-wide sales attract tourists to Korea
 
 Korea.net     2017-01-19 kl. 12:00     836 words
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The Korea Grand Sale, a nation-wide series of discounts combined with a tourism promotional campaign, takes place from Jan. 20 to Feb. 28.

To mark next year's PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, various events related to winter sports and to Gangwon-do Province, the Olympic host, will be provided, too.
 
   
Mike Rowbottom: Sir Philip Craven's and Barack Obama's good deeds - and
 
 Inside The Games     2017-01-19 kl. 11:33     865 words
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Mike Rowbottom Thursday, 19 January 2017 I don't know why it is. It may be that I am weary, so very tired and weary of all the things I hear spoken or written that I know are not true, that those who speak or write them also know are not true. But whatever the reason, I find myself thinking of the International Paralympic Committee press conference held in Rio de Janeiro a month before the

But whatever the reason, I find myself thinking of the International Paralympic Committee press conference held in Rio de Janeiro a month before the. ...Paralympic...

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Basingstoke Sports Trust (2)
 
 Leisure Opportunities     2017-01-19 kl. 10:54     913 words
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Recruiting now Call the Leisure Opportunities team now to book your advertisement or email leisureopps @ leisuremedia.

More>>   Sporting organisations wishing to contest UK Sport’s funding decisions for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics cycle will be required to make representations to the quango’s board on 6 and 7 February.
 
   
Those Moneysupermarket ads got most complaints in 2016
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-01-19 kl. 10:52     504 words
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From Digital Spy Moneysupermarket's advert featuring the twerking businessmen and crotch-grabbing bodyguard topped the list of the most epically The

The cheeky and progressive Maltesers ad about a disabled woman with cerebral palsy joking about sex - which was initially aired on Channel 4 as part of its coverage of the Paralympics opening ceremony - received 151 complains, and finished just
 
   
YEP Says: Common sense is needed when it comes to travel
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-01-19 kl. 10:26     105 words
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FIVE YEARS after Doug Paulley was left stranded at a Wetherby bus stop because a mother refused to move her child’s pushchair from a space reserved

Mr Paulley’s protracted battle began in 2012, the very year that London hosted the Paralympics which did so much to change the public’s attitudes towards the disabled so wheelchair users were regarded as equals.
 
   
25 Years On
 
 Pique News Magazine     2017-01-19 kl. 10:07     2966 words
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IN THE BEGINNING You might have noticed them around the village, snugly attached to lampposts: the annual presentation of rainbow flags and banners, signaling the time of year Whistler gets its week long closeup on the gay calendar.

Whistler was thrust onto the world stage as a winter Olympics and Paralympics host, alongside Vancouver.

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Nearly blind boy wants to be paralympian
 
 The Malaysian Times     2017-01-19 kl. 10:02     328 words
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19: An 11-year-old boy who wants to be a Paralympian was among 40 visually impaired pupils who received school bags from  the Malay, Chinese, Indian and Others Association.

Nearly blind boy wants to be paralympian.... An 11-year-old boy who wants to be a Paralympian was among 40 visually impaired pupils who received school bags from  the Malay, Chinese, Indian and Others Association.Syahmi Zakwaan Syaiful and his...
 
   
Germany’s Kreiter hoping to stay injury free
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-19 kl. 09:51     518 words
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The German alpine skier has one eye on PyeongChang 2018 as he looks to defend his two World titles.

I think it will not be easy to keep these results coming for the rest of the season, but I will give my best.” Kreiter went on to finish third in super combined in Innerkrems, Austria. “The Paralympic Games are the top event for all disabled
 
   
Breaking: Police tent put up in Cheltenham town centre after incident
 
 GloucestershireLive.co.uk     2017-01-19 kl. 09:18     129 words
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A police investigation is taking place in Cheltenham town centre this morning. A police tent has been put up in New Street, off Ambrose Street. There are reports of police vehicles in place.

Read: DIY SOS: The Big Build, featuring disabled athlete Scott Jones, up for National Television Award The police force control room said they could not tell us anything yet although a press statement will be forthcoming.

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DIY SOS: The Big Build, featuring disabled athlete Scott Jones, up for National Television Award
 
 Gloucester Citizen     2017-01-19 kl. 09:03     226 words
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Remember DIY SOS: The Big Build featuring Cheltenham's disabled athlete Scott Jones? Well, the Nick Knowles series is up for a National Television Award.

DIY SOS: The Big Build, featuring disabled athlete Scott Jones, up for National Television Award.... Remember DIY SOS: The Big Build featuring Cheltenham's disabled athlete Scott Jones?

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Editorial: PM's office, Imperial Household Agency should improve communication
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-01-19 kl. 09:01     824 words
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It looks like there may be a difference in understanding and opinion between the prime minister's office and the Imperial Household Agency over the possible abdication of Emperor Akihito. It's cause for concern if that is indeed the case.

They also clashed over the attendance of Princess Hisako of Takamado at a general session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as part of efforts to bring the 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics to Tokyo.

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