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Välkomstceremoni av de nordiska trupperna
 
 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2017-01-20 kl. 12:12     21 words
 
Med bara två dagar kvar till den stora invigningen av Paralympics i Rio de Janeiro hölls en kortare välkomstceremoni i Paralympiabyn.

Med bara två dagar kvar till den stora invigningen av Paralympics i Rio de Janeiro hölls en kortare välkomstceremoni i Paralympiabyn.
 
   
Fina resultat på INAS EM
 
 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2017-01-20 kl. 12:12     246 words
 
Fina resultat i INAS EM Alla de fem aktiva som deltog i INAS EM i friidrott åkte hem med var sin medalj. Två guld, ett silver och två brons blev medaljskörden.

Jeffrey har ett Paralympics framför sig, Aleksandra och Martin har ett VM på 21km.
 
   
Krönika: Jesper Svenssons bragd
 
 Svenska Bowlingförbundet     2017-01-17 kl. 11:10     350 words
 
Äntligen får svensk bowling och Jesper Svensson det erkännande de förtjänar. Med Lilla Bragdguldet igår kväll har den 21-årige Vimmerby-sonen tagit ut sportbowlingen till folket.

I går läste den mångfaldige Paralympics-vinnaren Jonas Jacobsson upp samma namn på Globens scen när den nu 21-årige världsstjärnan vann Lilla Bragdguldet/Årets nykomling.
 
   
Det är stort för fler än bara mig
 
 Svenska Bowlingförbundet     2017-01-17 kl. 10:23     687 words
 
Klockan 20:14 igår kväll vann Jesper Svensson Lilla bragdguldet/Årets nykomling på idrottsgalan. Då tog den 21-årige bowlaren plats bland alla andra världsstjärnor inom svensk idrott. - Det är svårt att ta in, sa Jesper Svensson igår kväll.

Team Pergamons tvåhandsdemon fick ta emot priset ur paralympicslegenden Jonas Jacobssons hand.
 
   
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Nathan Chen Shatters U.S. Men's Short Program Record At U.S. Figure Skating Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-01-21 kl. 08:30     1157 words
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By Darci Miller | Jan. 21, 2017, 1:14 a.m. (ET) Nathan Chen acknowledges the crowd after his short program at the 2017 U.S. Figure Skating Championships at the Sprint Center on Jan. 20, 2017 in Kansas City, Mo. KANSAS CITY, Mo.

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Red, White & Trending: Jan. 13-19
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-01-21 kl. 08:30     1078 words
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By Jamie MacDonald | Jan. 20, 2017, 8:13 p.m. (ET) What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing? They're training. They're practicing.

20, 2017, 8:13 p.m. (ET) What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing?... A Matter Of Perspective The lives of Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls are not always easy.... Like so many other elite athletes, however, Paralympic...
 
   
Tyneside Paralympic hero inspires next generation
 
 itv.com     2017-01-21 kl. 08:27     401 words
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Stephen Miller and pupils at Emmaville Primary in Ryton Credit: London 2017 Stephen Miller visited Emmaville Primary School in Ryton to show off his six Games medals - and inspire the next generation of sports stars.

Tyneside Paralympic hero inspires next generation.... London 2017 Stephen Miller visited Emmaville Primary School in Ryton to show off his six Games medals - and inspire the next generation of sports stars.The Tyneside Paralympian claimed his sixth career Paralympic...
 
   
Fox's Alton Water Frostbite Series day 2
 
 Yachts and Yachting Online     2017-01-21 kl. 08:17     564 words
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Phantom Class Eastern Region 2016 Round-Up Forty boats compete in the series With the year now drawing to a close plans are being made for next year's events to build upon the popularity of the Phantom in the Eastern Area. Here's a review of the year...

Posted on 28 Sep 2016 RYA Sail for Gold Roadshow at Alton Water 161 visitors try sailing or windsurfing Some 161 visitors tried sailing or windsurfing as the RYA Sail for Gold Roadshow celebrated the Paralympics at Alton Watersports Centre near
 
   
UAE-Wheelchair Athlete
 
 News Content     2017-01-21 kl. 08:11     428 words
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Canadian wheelchair athlete Josh Cassidy did not win a trophy at the Dubai Marathon 2017 on Friday, but he showed no sign of disappointment as he has run marathon for years not for fame, but to take challenge of life, as he said.

From the 2008 Beijing Paralympics to the 2012 Boston Marathon, it took only four years for Cassidy to set a world record of one hour, 18 minutes and 25 seconds for wheelchair marathon.... Yet he failed to win a medal at the 2012 London Paralympics.
 
   
Nigerian Paralympic Team is YNaija Person Of the Year
 
 Latest Nigerian News.com     2017-01-21 kl. 06:15     30 words
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Having carefully accessed the contributions of individuals and group to the Nigerian project in 2016, the editorial board ofY! ' TV, Magazine & Online recently announced the Nigerian Paralympic Team as...

Nigerian Paralympic Team is YNaija Person Of the Year.... Having carefully accessed the contributions of individuals and group to the Nigerian project in 2016, the editorial board ofY! ' TV, Magazine & Online recently announced the Nigerian Paralympic...
 
   
Nigerian Paralympic Team is YNaija Person Of the Year
 
 The Guardian Nigeria     2017-01-21 kl. 05:03     291 words
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Nigerian Paralympic Team AY Wins Most Popular Vote Having carefully accessed the contributions of individuals and group to the Nigerian project in 2016, the editorial board of Y!

Nigerian Paralympic Team is YNaija Person Of the Year.... Nigerian Paralympic Team AY Wins Most Popular Vote Having carefully accessed the contributions of individuals and group to the Nigerian project in 2016, the editorial board of Y!– TV, Magazine...

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Maia And Alex Shibutani Break Davis And White’s Short Dance Record At U.S. Figure Skating Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-01-21 kl. 05:03     1030 words
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By Brandon Penny | Jan. 20, 2017, 10:10 p.m. (ET) Maia and Alex Shibutani perform their short dance at the 2017 US Figure Skating Championships on Jan. 20, 2017 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. KANSAS CITY, Mo. – All three of the top U.S.

was.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
IOC calling on 2020 Olympic golf venue to end men-only membership rule
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-01-21 kl. 04:10     235 words
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is calling on the host country club for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic golf competition to drop its men-only full membership policy, it has been learned.

20, and passed it on to the private Kasumigaseki Country Club in Kawagoe, Saitama Prefecture, and the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
'We're lucky to be living the dream'
 
 Irish Independent     2017-01-21 kl. 03:41     1347 words
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"Ah, I'm grand." Such a familiar Irish response, and so Irish in that it says so little yet reveals so much. And the question is often delivered with as much disinterest as the answer. "Ah, I'm grand.

Perspective would always meet him on the rare occasion when the Nenagh native dared to wallow; for instance, meeting the Paralympian in the gym back in 2014 who didn't have the use of his legs while Ryan fretted about the bothersome bone in his
 
   
Deepa Malik, first Indian woman to win medal at Rio Paralympics, also has 4 Limca world records
 
 India Today     2017-01-21 kl. 03:39     685 words
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Deepa Malik, the first woman to win a medal at 2016 Rio Paralympics, turned her life around when most of us would have lost faith. Photo by: M.

Deepa Malik, first Indian woman to win medal at Rio Paralympics, also has 4 Limca world records.... Deepa Malik, the first woman to win a medal at 2016 Rio Paralympics, turned her life around when most of us would have lost faith.
 
   
Budapest 2024 continues to benefit from growing public support
 
 Sports Features     2017-01-21 kl. 03:20     594 words
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NewsUpdate MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) A new nationwide opinion poll on Budapest 2024 was performed in December by Kod Kft. The poll showcased that public support continues to grow for the city's bid efforts.

Furjes stated, "As a nation, sport has always been a central feature of Hungarian culture and society, and this is reflected in public support to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games."... The research also shows about 54% of responders are optimistic about Budapest's chances of winning the hosting rights for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
LA 2024 Games Plan offers no surprises as final three venues unveiled
 
 Sports Features     2017-01-21 kl. 03:20     660 words
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NewsUpdate LA 2024 proposed mountain biking venue © LA 2024 LA 2024 proposed archery venue © LA 2024 MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports

announced by Los Angeles (LA) 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid Committee.
 
   
Comprehensive sports policy soon, says CM
 
 The Hindu     2017-01-21 kl. 01:59     147 words
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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said here on Friday that his government will soon come up with a comprehensive sports policy. He was speaking at a function organised to felicitate the participants of the Rio Paralympics at St.

He was speaking at a function organised to felicitate the participants of the Rio Paralympics at St.Joseph’s Higher Secondary School.
 
   
UKA Athletics - News - Ennis-Hill and Whitehead launch mascot competition live on blue peter
 
 German Road Races     2017-01-21 kl. 00:47     863 words
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Olympic champion Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill and double Paralympic gold medallist Richard Whitehead MBE are ambassadors and part of the judging panel for

Olympic champion Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill and double Paralympic gold medallist Richard Whitehead MBE are ambassadors and part of the judging panel for. ...entries Competition will select two mascots – one for the World Para Athletics Championships

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Pre-exhaust training system (part 3)
 
 Zimbabwe Herald     2017-01-21 kl. 00:45     1250 words
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Innocent Choga Fitness The need for total fitness and relative equal strength contribution by all muscle groups during performance in most sports cannot be underestimated.

This makes us appreciate the feats performed by Paralympics athletes.
 
   
Oakland County Plunge 2017
 
 Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch     2017-01-21 kl. 00:26     320 words
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Polar Plunge Coming to Oakland County in February! Register Online Today at PlungeMI.com About Special Olympics Michigan Special Olympics Michigan Inc.

Polar Plunge Coming to Oakland County in February! Register Online Today at PlungeMI.com About Special Olympics Michigan Special Olympics Michigan Inc.(SOMI) provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for 23,317 children and adults
 
   
Suspenseful Doping Doc Exposes Russian Scandal
 
 DailyMe.Com     2017-01-21 kl. 00:10     937 words
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The recent turmoil in global sports over doped athletes, corrupt officials and tainted results has produced a pair of headline-grabbing supervillains

No Private Choppers, Cushy Uber Lounge on Main StreetHaley Lu Richardson, Michelle Morgan Top Verge List of Rising Sundance Stars Russia Team Banned From Paralympics Over Olympic Doping.
 
   
Paralympic games preps marred by financial constraints
 
 ZBC.co.zw     2017-01-20 kl. 23:30     153 words
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Friday, 20 January 2017 19:40 The 2017 national paralympic games hosts Mashonaland Central Province is grappling with resource mobilization ahead of the event set for April this year.

Paralympic games preps marred by financial constraints.... Friday, 20 January 2017 19:40 The 2017 national paralympic games hosts Mashonaland Central Province is grappling with resource mobilization ahead of the event set for April this year.With just two...
 
   
In conversation with McGill Associate Professor of Sports Psychology Dr. Gordon Bloom
 
 McGill University     2017-01-20 kl. 22:25     128 words
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Dr. Gordon Bloom, associate professor with our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, was recently interviewed by  McGill Tribune 's Erin Dwyer.  Please   click here  to read the article, " ," published January 17, 2017.

Bloom has consulted with amateur, professional, Olympic, and Paralympic athletes and taught them how to use mental skills to accelerate their level of performance in sport and life.  ["In conversation with McGill Associate Professor of Sports
 
   
Sporting: WINNER'S WORD: Cheruiyot's message to upcoming athlete as she bags her second SOYA overall title
 
 East African Standard     2017-01-20 kl. 22:25     520 words
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Vivian Cheruiyot after being named athlete of the year during the 2016 Athletics Kenya award gala in Nairobi on Dec 7, 2016.

Cheruiyot beat Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge, men’s Paralympics champion Samuel Muchai (T11,5000m and 5000m) and women’s Paralympics silver medalist Nancy Koech Chelagat (T11,1500m) to be declared the overall winner of the 13th

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan invites bids for London Stadium investigation
 
 IrishSun.com     2017-01-20 kl. 22:23     219 words
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ESPN Saturday 21st January, 2017 London Mayor Sadiq Khan is inviting independent companies to bid for the right to investigate how conversion costs at the London Stadium were allowed to spiral by 163;51 million since 2015.

investigation in November when it was revealed that the bill to taxpayers for converting the centrepiece of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games into a multi-purpose venue had climbed to 163;323m.
 
   
City Council backs final set of Los Angeles 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid
 
 Inside The Games     2017-01-20 kl. 22:08     412 words
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Liam Morgan Friday, 20 January 2017 Los Angeles City Council's Ad Hoc Committee has given their backing to the city's final set of documents for their bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

City Council backs final set of Los Angeles 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid. ...documents.Liam Morgan Friday, 20 January 2017 Los Angeles City Council's Ad Hoc Committee has given their backing to the city's final set of documents for their bid for

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UK Sport "no compromise" to be softened following public review
 
 Inside The Games     2017-01-20 kl. 22:08     695 words
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Duncan Mackay Thursday, 19 March 2015 It follows a strategic review launched last October following criticism after the Government agency slashed funding for a number of sports because it was decided they were not meeting strict targets in terms of success on the international stage, including at the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

success on the international stage, including at the Olympic and Paralympic Games.Among the sports to be affected were basketball, basketball, synchronised swimming, water polo, visually impaired football, goalball and wheelchair fencing.
 
   
Jamie Anderson Holds On For Slopestyle Snowboarding Podium In Switzerland
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-01-20 kl. 20:25     403 words
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By Craig Bohnert | Jan. 20, 2017, 12:56 p.m. (ET) Jamie Anderson competes at the FIS Snowboard World Cup 2017 at The Toyota U.S. Grand Prix at Copper Mountain on Dec. 17, 2016 in Copper Mountain, Colo.

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Gwen Jorgensen Announces Pregnancy, Confirms Tokyo 2020 Aspirations
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-01-20 kl. 20:25     265 words
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By Craig Bohnert | Jan. 20, 2017, 11:26 a.m. (ET) Gwen Jorgensen attends AOL Build Presents at AOL HQ on Aug. 24, 2016 in New York City.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “I’m going to take this year easier,” said Jorgensen, a two-time Olympian who last summer became the first American to win Olympic triathlon
 
   
Germany's Forster tops women's slalom sitting podium at IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-20 kl. 20:17     504 words
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Germany’s Anna-Lena Forster beat compatriot Anna Schaffelhuber to the women’s slalom sitting title as action concluded today at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing World Cup in Slovenian town Kranjska Gora.

Germany’s Anna-Lena Forster beat compatriot Anna Schaffelhuber to the women’s slalom sitting title as action concluded today at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing World Cup in Slovenian town Kranjska Gora.  The

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Paris 2024 Welcomes Important Progress Towards Return of Swimming to the Seine...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-01-20 kl. 20:09     730 words
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The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee has welcomed an announcement by the City of Paris that it has identified nine potential sites to bring public swimming back to the River Seine.

Paris 2024 Welcomes Important Progress Towards Return of Swimming to the Seine...The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee has welcomed an announcement by the City of Paris that it has identified nine potential sites to bring public

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Join us at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show 2017-Full schedule announced
 
 Brixham News     2017-01-20 kl. 19:58     869 words
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Coaching Area 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.
 
   
Jarrion Lawson Joins Bolt All-Stars For Nitro Athletics Series
 
 Yard Barker     2017-01-20 kl. 19:38     773 words
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MELBOURNE, Australia – Athletics is in search of the next Usain Bolt and may have found him in US speedster Jarrion Lawson. Lawson, The Next Big Thing?

finalists including Ryan Gregson, Morgan Mitchell, Genevieve LaCaze, Fabrice Lapierre, Brooke Stratton, Kathryn Mitchell and Michelle Jenneke the team also includes Paralympic gold medallist Scott Reardon and bronze medallist Ella Pardy.

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Fleig wins first IPC Nordic skiing World Cup event for two years
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-20 kl. 19:24     504 words
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Germany's Martin Fleig won his first biathlon race at an IPC Nordic skiing World Cup for two years on the last day of competition in Western Center in Ukraine. The 27-year-old claimed first place in the men’s sitting event in 40 min 21.4sec.

Four-time Paralympic champion Vitaliy Lukyanenko, guided by Borys Babar, finished first in the men’s visually impaired as Ukrainians swept the podium.

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Paralympians return for busy 2017
 
 GWN7 - Yahoo7     2017-01-20 kl. 19:19     493 words
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Four months after their Rio success, Australia's Paralympic team are returning to training and competition ahead of a jam-packed 2017.

Paralympians return for busy 2017.... Four months after their Rio success, Australia's Paralympic team are returning to training and competition ahead of a jam-packed 2017.While 2017 is still three years out from the next Paralympics in Tokyo, it shapes...

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SVSEF appoints new executive director
 
 Idaho Mountain Express     2017-01-20 kl. 19:17     429 words
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    The Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation board of directors has appointed valley resident Sam Adicoff as its new executive director.

Paralympic Team and 2014 Sochi Paralympics.
 
   
Shipulin claims first IBU World Cup victory of the season
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-20 kl. 19:01     348 words
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Russia’s Anton Shipulin secured his first victory of the season as he ended Martin Fourcade’s dominance by winning the men’s 20 kilometres individual event at the International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Cup in Antholz today.

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 sport between 2011 and 2015.
 
   
Youth Sport Trust Camp experiences
 
 Sussex County FA     2017-01-20 kl. 18:53     673 words
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Sussex County FA Football Futures Young Leader and Young Coach Development Programme member, Abbie Sandle, was one of over 350 young people, from multiple sports, to attend the Youth Sport Trust National Talent Camp at Loughborough University in December.

On the second day we were all fortunate to witness inspirational Paralympian’s and their coaches perform boccia in a ‘Live Lab’ session, for many of us boccia was an entirely new sport and participating in it certainly broadened our horizons.
 
   
U.S. Skeleton Stud Kendall Wesenberg Earns Career-First World Cup Medal
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-01-20 kl. 18:42     488 words
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By Craig Bohnert | Jan. 20, 2017, 12:18 p.m. (ET) Kendall Wesenberg competes at the 2016 IBSF World Championships at Olympiabobbahn Igls on Feb. 20, 2016 in Innsbruck, Austria.

It all needs to come into play at once, and I was able to have that happen today.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.

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Brand You: Building Your Personal Brand
 
 WAFF     2017-01-20 kl. 18:25     413 words
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SOURCE CNW Group Ltd. Upcoming webinar with Order of Canada recipient and Paralympic gold medalist, Benoît Huot TORONTO Just as companies build

Upcoming webinar with Order of Canada recipient and Paralympic gold medalist, Benoît Huot TORONTO Just as companies build. ...and market their products, individuals pursuing athletic dreams, celebrity status or career mobility need to consider the

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Brand You: Building Your Personal Brand
 
 Yahoo! Finance     2017-01-20 kl. 18:22     495 words
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Upcoming webinar with Order of Canada recipient and Paralympic gold medalist, Benoît Huot TORONTO, Jan.

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US Ambassador to Uganda launches USAID's Sports for Youth with Disabilities with BlazeSports
 
 PRLog     2017-01-20 kl. 18:18     641 words
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KAMPALA, Uganda - Jan. 20, 2017 - PRLog -- U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Deborah R. Malac will officially launch USAID's Sports for Youth with Disabilities Initiative during an Adaptive Sports Summit on January 20, 2017 in Kampala.

The three-year initiative is led by BlazeSports International and the Uganda Paralympic Committee and made possible due to the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
 
   
David Owen: China Week - or can the IOC benefit from helping the world's
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-01-20 kl. 18:09     963 words
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David Owen Friday, 20 January 2017 A few years ago, Peter Ueberroth told me that he still remembers being woken by a 3am phone call telling him that a full contingent of Chinese athletes would attend the 1984 Olympics.

Whether the attitude of ordinary IOC members has shifted appreciably since 2015, when they came within an ace of dispatching the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics to Almaty, in preference to Beijing, is more uncertain.
 
   
Athletes with Disabilities Provide Inspiration to Miami Marathon and Half Marathon Racers
 
 Miami's Community Newspapers     2017-01-20 kl. 18:07     1108 words
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Achilles Participants To Kick Off Race at 5:45 a.m. On January 29 Their stories are unique and inspirational. When the Miami Marathon and Half Marathon begins at 5:45 a.m.

They are lured by a picturesque course that is largely flat and first-timer friendly and a race committed to the experience for disabled athletes.... A disabled athlete was actually directly responsible for the creation of the Miami Marathon and Half...

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Snap Inc. partner with European clubs to launch football filters
 
 DigitalSport.co     2017-01-20 kl. 18:06     265 words
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Fans of major European football teams have been given virtual club-themed face paint on Snapchat.

Tried it yet? Send your snaps in and we'll RT the best ones… pic.twitter.com/VwccRaogTA — Liverpool FC (@LFC) January 20, 2017 With the launch of Spectacles , partnerships with rights holders ( Olympics ,  Paralympics , Premier League ) and publishers...
 
   
Online courses: your passport to a new career
 
 The Guardian     2017-01-20 kl. 17:57     519 words
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Whether you’re delving into your niche subject or branching out, online courses have it covered.

Travelling between her native Australia, her home in Yorkshire and her work abroad, motivational speaker and former Paralympian swimmer Elizabeth Wright has been studying on the world’s only MA in character education online.

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Sports greats and sports fans mingle in St. Thomas
 
 St. Thomas Times-Journal     2017-01-20 kl. 17:48     653 words
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You don't mess with a classic, just ask the organizers of the St. Thomas Sports Spectacular – after 39 years, they've got the star-studded soiree down to a science. Fans from near and far, autograph books in hand, welcomed 12 sport stars at the St.

Ray Grassi - Paralympic Gold Medalist and Team Canada Sledge Hockey Defenseman -
 
   
Sao Paulo 2017 launches social media profiles
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-20 kl. 17:47     626 words
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[Encuentre debajo el artículo en español] [Veja abaixo o comunicado em português] The Organising Committee for March’s Sao Paulo 2017 Youth Parapan

Around 1,000 athletes, aged 12-21 years old, from more than 20 countries are expected to compete in 12 sports at the Brazilian Paralympic Centre in Sao Paulo, Brazil, between 20-25 March 2017.
 
   
Why Rhondda's Cory Band and Paralympic swimmer David Roberts could land one of the greatest honours in the valleys
 
 Wales Online     2017-01-20 kl. 17:39     573 words
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A world-renowned brass band and a Paralympic champion swimmer could receive the highest accolade possible in Rhondda Cynon Taff.

Why Rhondda's Cory Band and Paralympic swimmer David Roberts could land one of the greatest honours in the valleys.... A world-renowned brass band and a Paralympic champion swimmer could receive the highest accolade possible in Rhondda Cynon Taff.The...
 
   
Debrett's 500 List: Fashion
 
 DailyMe.Com     2017-01-20 kl. 17:19     298 words
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Stella McCartney, OBE, Fashion Designer, 45Stella McCartney launched her own label in 2002 after leaving her role as creative director at French fashion house Chloé.

McCartney has collaborated with H&M and Adidas, designing the sports kit for Team GB at both London and Rio Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Sarnia teacher attends institute on Parliament Hill
 
 Sarnia Observer     2017-01-20 kl. 17:08     758 words
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Sarnia high school teacher Blake Morrison knows what it's like to sit at the prime minister's desk in the House of Commons.

television.” At the end of Question Period that day, they also watched as members of Canada's Olympic and paralympic teams, including Corunna's Derek Drouin, were welcomed in the House and greeted by the prime minister and other party leaders.

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Mother hopes for Paralympic glory after having right hand amputated
 
 Scottish Daily Express     2017-01-20 kl. 17:05     510 words
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A MOTHER is jumping for joy at the prospect of entering the Paralympics after getting her hand AMPUTATED.

Mother hopes for Paralympic glory after having right hand amputated.... A MOTHER is jumping for joy at the prospect of entering the Paralympics after getting her hand AMPUTATED.Paralympic hopeful Nicky Wilding asked to have her hand amputated so doctors...

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What a year for Canberra cyclists on the world stage
 
 The Roar     2017-01-20 kl. 16:57     2195 words
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I started to reflect on the performance of ACT riders after Chloe Hosking’s sensational win on Monday to claim Stage 3 of the women’s Tour Down Under. This came on the back of Nathan Haas’ third place at the 2017 Road National Championships.

She won a gold medal at the 2012 London Paralympics and Gold at the World Championships in both track and road.... Powell was the first Australian to win a medal at the 2016 Rio Paralympics after securing a silver medal in the women’s C4 individual...
 
   
Bikemonger's Happy Bottom Bum Butter
 
 Road.cc     2017-01-20 kl. 16:53     1408 words
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Verdict:  Very good non-sticky pleasant-smelling all-day tenacious balm, though a more hands-on application required Bikemonger's Happy Bottom

The Bum Butter has fans in mountain bike cross-country racer, former British National Champion and current Ladies National Fatbike champion Lee Cragie, singlespeed round the world rider Markus Stitz, and Rio Olympics gold medal paralympic cyclist

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Goodbye Obama: 20 reasons Barack Obama is the coolest US President of ALL time and why we miss him already
 
 NewsGrio     2017-01-20 kl. 16:34     3209 words
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Police deny Melbourne mall rampage was act of terrorism after witness claims driver yelled 'Allahu Akbar!

YouTube) Not to be outdone, he responded last year by challenging her via YouTube to a battle of immense proportions - the US versus the UK in the Invictus Games, a paralympic-style competition in which wounded, injured and sick armed services
 
   
Budweiser Ending Olympic Sponsorship After 32 Years
 
 Adweek Online     2017-01-20 kl. 16:33     207 words
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After sponsoring the U.S. Olympic team since 1984, Anheuser-Busch InBev is ending its partnership with the U.S. Olympic Committee. The sponsorship had spanned 16 Olympic games.

Budweiser also sponsored a mural featuring six Olympic and Paralympic athletes in Manhattan, and ran a branded content series with the athletes during the Games.
 
   
6 Nations 2017: Wales fixtures, TV schedule, who is in the squad, who is the captain and who are the new faces?
 
 UK Nigeria Online     2017-01-20 kl. 16:27     1114 words
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WALES go into this year’s RBS 6 Nations championship a clear distance behind champions England and contenders Ireland in the stakes.

for England's Six Nations squad as Maro Itoje and James Haskell make welcome return Aled Davies Not to be mistaken with the two-time Paralympic champ discus thrower, scrum-half Davies, 24, has picked up 71 games for the Scarlets and has scored three
 
   
Cheruiyot named Sports personality of the year at SOPA Awards
 
 Kbctv.co.ke     2017-01-20 kl. 16:15     261 words
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By Kennedy lang’at Olympic 5000 metres champion Vivian Cheruiyot was named 2016 Sports personality of the year  during the the13th edition of the  Sports Personality of the year Awards  held on Thursday night at the KICC here in Nairobi.

Samuel Muchai and who won two Gold medals in the Rio Paralympics and Nancy Koech who was the only woman to win a medal at the Rio Olympics were named Sportman and woman of the year living with disability.Grace Maina.
 
   
Budapest 2024 Delivers Bold New Vision of Olympic Sport in the Digital Age...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-01-20 kl. 16:07     592 words
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A unique new exhibition in Budapest is giving visitors of all ages their own chance to win virtual Olympic gold as the Hungarian capital gears up its bid to stage the Games in 2024.

Who knows, maybe a child will find the sport of his or her dreams here, and be an athlete at the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Budapest.” The ‘Champion’ experience has been designed as a travelling exhibition, and will go on a global

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan invites bids for London Stadium investigation
 
 ESPN Soccernet     2017-01-20 kl. 15:43     623 words
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West Ham have played at the London Stadium since last summer. London Mayor Sadiq Khan is inviting independent companies to bid for the right to investigate how conversion costs at the London Stadium were allowed to spiral by £51 million since 2015.

revealed that the bill to taxpayers for converting the centrepiece of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games into a multi-purpose venue had climbed to £323m.

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Atos Announces First UK Delivery of New Bull Sequana Supercomputer
 
 HPC Wire     2017-01-20 kl. 15:26     689 words
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PARIS, France, Jan. 20 — Atos, a leader in digital transformation, announces the first installation of its Bull sequana X1000 new-generation supercomputer system, in the UK at the Hartree Centre.

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market.
 
   
The IPC launches call for PyeongChang 2018 research applications
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-20 kl. 15:08     200 words
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The deadline for applications is 15 March 2017. The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has launched a call for applications for research projects to be carried out at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games .

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has launched a call for applications for research projects to be carried out at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games .As part of its commitment to furthering research in all areas of the
 
   
Swiss Paralympic Ski Team looking for World Championships medal success
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-20 kl. 15:08     195 words
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Paralympic champion Kunz leads the five-strong team at the World Championships in Tarvisio The Swiss Paralympic Ski Team is setting its sight on medal success at the upcoming Tarvisio 2017 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships.

Swiss Paralympic Ski Team looking for World Championships medal success.... Paralympic champion Kunz leads the five-strong team at the World Championships in Tarvisio The Swiss Paralympic Ski Team is setting its sight on medal success at the upcoming...
 
   
Anja Wicker seeks glory on home soil
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-20 kl. 15:08     442 words
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Germany’s Paralympic biathlon champion Anja Wicker is training hard towards her home World Championships in Finsterau, from 10-19 February.

Germany’s Paralympic biathlon champion Anja Wicker is training hard towards her home World Championships in Finsterau, from 10-19 February.Anja Wicker already imagines what will be like to compete at a home World Para Nordic Skiing Championships
 
   
Pa Monaghan Silver in Dubai Marathon & Kildare Ft Team Named
 
 Kfm Radio     2017-01-20 kl. 15:04     572 words
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Caragh Wheelchair athlete, Pa Monaghan has made international sports headlines again by finishing 2 nd at the Dubai Marathon - the world's richest race – which took place this morning.

Caragh Wheelchair athlete, Pa Monaghan has made international sports headlines again by finishing 2 nd at the Dubai Marathon - the world's richest race – which took place this morning.  The Irish record holder and Paralympian, with a time of one
 
   
Alleged NYC Bucket of Gold Thief Arrested In Ecuador
 
 Inside Edition     2017-01-20 kl. 15:01     318 words
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(NYPD) A suspected thief  accused of stealing $1.6 million in gold flakes off an armored truck in New York City has been apprehended in Ecuador.

Read: Paralympian Begs Burglars to Return Gold Rings and Irreplaceable Video Numerous tips poured in to police from the tristate area, leading authorities to identify the suspect as Nivelo, a convicted felon who authorities said has been arrested
 
   
Sorras charged with inciting hate in comments about disabled
 
 eKathimerini.com     2017-01-20 kl. 14:59     180 words
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An Athens first-instance prosecutor on Friday leveled hate crime charges against self-proclaimed “trillionaire” and leader of the nationalist Convention of Greeks movement Artemis Sorras, over comments made last year disparaging the disabled.

in which he said that “it is an insult to the Olympic Games to have disabled people doing Paralympics.” The following day, Sorras responded to criticism with a post on Facebook in which he said he would not take back a single word of the
 
   
Paris to host first Para Athletics Grand Prix
 
 SportsPro Media     2017-01-20 kl. 14:23     173 words
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French capital added to global calendar for 2017. Posted: January 20 2017 By: George Dudley World Para Athletics has announced that Paris will be a new host venue on its Grand Prix calendar for 2017.

first time,” said Ryan Montgomery, director of summer sports at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). “This year’s calendar is extremely compact - nine events in 12 weeks - all building up to this year’s World Para Athletics

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US Figure Skating President calls for Russia to be banned from Pyeongchang 2018
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-20 kl. 14:22     679 words
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Sam Auxier, the President of United States Figure Skating, has insisted that Russia should be banned from competing at the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang.

Sam Auxier, the President of United States Figure Skating, has insisted that Russia should be banned from competing at the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang.Auxier, in charge of American figure skating since 2014, has called

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Spanish Olympic Committee President claims Madrid "deserves" to host Olympics
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-20 kl. 14:22     455 words
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Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) President Alejandro Blanco has again raised the possibility of a future Madrid bid for the Olympic and Paralympics, claiming “no city is more deserving of the Games”.

Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) President Alejandro Blanco has again raised the possibility of a future Madrid bid for the Olympic and Paralympics, claiming “no city is more deserving of the Games”.In an interview with Spanish newspaper AS ,

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Three Limerick people have been nominated for an 'Outsider of the Year' award.
 
 Limerick's Live95FM     2017-01-20 kl. 14:16     53 words
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Rob Mortell, the youngest person to climb Mount Everest, paralympic cyclist Eoghan Clifford, and Deric O hArtagain, a triathlete and TV3 presenter are among the forty one nominees.

Three Limerick people have been nominated for an 'Outsider of the Year' award.Rob Mortell, the youngest person to climb Mount Everest, paralympic cyclist Eoghan Clifford, and Deric O hArtagain, a triathlete and TV3 presenter are among the forty one
 
   
Swimming Australia Signs With Arena
 
 iSportConnect     2017-01-20 kl. 14:01     88 words
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Other Sports Friday, 20 January 2017 11:54 Swimming Australia, the governing body for the Oceanic nations' aquatic sports, have agreed a four-year apparel deal with Arena.

The deal will cover major events such as two World Aquatics Championships and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.... Australian swimmers continued their recent successes with three Gold Medals at the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio.

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Pair receive Japan Sports trophies
 
 The Japan News     2017-01-20 kl. 13:49     194 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun Four-time Olympic gold medal-winning wrestler Kaori Icho received the Grand Prix at the 66th Japan Sports Awards at a ceremony

competition for the visually impaired at the Rio de Janeiro Paralympics — accepted the Grand Prix trophy at the first Japan Para-Sports Awards.... The Japan Para-Sports Awards was inaugurated by the publishing company to recognize those who have major accomplishments in sports events for disabled athletes...
 
   
Autodesk Project Escher Finds First Commercial Release in Cronus
 
 Engineering.com     2017-01-20 kl. 13:27     1477 words
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Last year, the 3D printing industry was stirred by a new proofofconcept put forth by Autodesk known as Project Escher.

For instance, Guillory explained that his mechanical engineer, medal-winning paralympic athlete Allison Jones, wants to see the machine used to quickly manufacture custom prosthetics.
 
   
DEBRETT'S Announces the 500 Most Influential People in Britain Today
 
 FinanzNachrichten.de     2017-01-20 kl. 13:08     600 words
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/PRNewswire/ -- The DEBRETT'S 500 covers the spectrum of society across 22 sectors, including politics, business, education, law, sport, stage &

Following a fantastic Olympic and Paralympic year for British sport, the list also welcomes names such as Dame Katherine Grainger and Kadeena Cox alongside Welsh football heroes Chris Coleman and Gareth Bale.

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MAX Rules means business
 
 The Business     2017-01-20 kl. 12:55     390 words
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Emma Gibbs-Ng (right) with Kate Grey A new type of personal development event with a ‘business networking' twist is being launched in Bournemouth.

Speaking at the launch event at the Orchid Hotel on February 9 at 5.30pm, is Kate Grey, an inspiring ex Paralympic swimmer who lost a hand as a child in a farming accident.... She went on to experience success competing in the World Championships and Paralympic...

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Japanese official labels Pyeongchang 2018 "unacceptable" for reference to disputed islands
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-20 kl. 12:33     355 words
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Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida has fiercely criticised Pyeongchang 2018 for a reference to a disputed set of islands on the Organising Committee’s official website.

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida has fiercely criticised Pyeongchang 2018 for a reference to a disputed set of islands on the Organising Committee’s official website.Kishida blasted organisers of next year’s Winter Olympic and Paralympic

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Annodata extends support to the GLL Sport Foundation
 
 Print IT Reseller     2017-01-20 kl. 12:16     206 words
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For the second year running, Annodata has continued being a key sponsor of the GLL Sport Foundation (GSF).

GLL has a strong working relationship with Annodata, so we are extremely pleased that they are able to give their support to the Foundation as we look to support the next generation of Olympians and Paralympians towards Tokyo 2020.”
 
   
Caragh's Pa Monaghan Pipped in Dubai Marathon
 
 Kfm Radio     2017-01-20 kl. 12:05     45 words
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Caragh Wheelchair athlete, Pa Monaghan has made international sports headlines again by finishing 2 nd at the Dubai Marathon. The 2016 Paralympian was edged by only 1 second by Spain's Rafael Botello who won in a time of one hour, 31 minutes,19 seconds.

The 2016 Paralympian was edged by only 1 second by Spain's Rafael Botello who won in a time of one hour, 31 minutes,19 seconds.Clem Ryan.
 
   
Here are 7 marketing gimmicks which stunned the world recently
 
 zeenews.com     2017-01-20 kl. 12:00     1068 words
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While marketing is a constant exercise that brands perform in order to try to get a millisecond of a consumer’s attention, however there are some brands that create marketing campaigns that get more attention than others.

The sports brand came up with a global marketing campaign which featured Paralympic athletes from around the world and highlighted their achievements which were against all odds.... The Indian campaign featured Paralympic marathon runner Major D P Singh,...
 
   
Erongo Powersave Street Mile to include Paralympic catergories
 
 Namibia Press Agency     2017-01-20 kl. 11:54     86 words
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Contributed by NAMPA. OMARURU, 20 JAN (NAMPA) - The fifth edition of the Erongo Power Save Street Mile in Omaruru in October will feature a Paralympic category inspired by Israel Kaulume, a disabled participant last year.

Erongo Powersave Street Mile to include Paralympic catergories.... The fifth edition of the Erongo Power Save Street Mile in Omaruru in October will feature a Paralympic category inspired by Israel Kaulume, a disabled participant last year.The category...

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Listen: Pa Monaghan Post Dubai Marathon Interview.
 
 Kfm Radio     2017-01-20 kl. 11:49     64 words
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The Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon - the world's richest race - took place this morning, welcoming the best competitors from all over the world.

Listen: Pa Monaghan Post Dubai Marathon Interview.The Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon - the world's richest race - took place this morning, welcoming the best competitors from all over the world.Irish record holder and Paralympian and Caragh man,...
 
   
Debrett's 500 List: Sport
 
 The Telegraph     2017-01-20 kl. 11:40     3993 words
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Andy Murray Credit: Getty Images 20 January 2017 • 9:00am

Seb Coe presided over a second highly successful British Olympic and Paralympic performance at Rio in 2016, though his presidency at the International Association of Athletics Federation has been marred by allegations of corruption within the

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Skiers continue World Championships warm-up with wins at Kranjska Gora World Cup
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-01-20 kl. 11:12     501 words
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Credit: Alpine Peak Photography Alpine skiers from the Netherlands, Austria, Slovakia, Canada, Italy and Germany reached the top of the slalom podium at the World Cup in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, on Thursday (19 January).

Germany’s Paralympic champion Anna Schaffelhuber triumphed over Austria’s world title holder  Claudia Loesch in the women’s sitting.... Slovakia’s Paralympic bronze medallist Henrieta Farkasova was quickest in both her women’s visually impaired runs with...

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British Sailing Team confirms new teams for the new Olympic cycle
 
 Royal Yachting Association     2017-01-20 kl. 11:11     1105 words
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New crews, new faces and a potential future Olympian for 2040 are among the British Sailing Team updates as the squad to kick-start the new Tokyo 2020 Olympic cycle is unveiled.

With sailing not currently on the Paralympic programme for Tokyo 2020, the sport’s elite Paralympic funding award will cease from April 2017.

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Debrett's 500 List: Sport
 
 DailyMe.Com     2017-01-20 kl. 11:06     416 words
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Delia Bushell, Managing Director, BT TV and BT SportDelia Bushell became managing director of BT TV and head of BT Sport in 2014, moving from a role as chief commercial officer at Sky Italia.

second highly successful British Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Dreaming Big
 
 Sussex Living     2017-01-20 kl. 10:38     467 words
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by Lucy Groenewoud Dreams really do come true with the charity Dreamflight, and now is your chance to make the holiday of a lifetime a reality for a deserving child. Read on to find out how.

This is the third year running the cycling event has been organised by a team of volunteers from the Sussex Fundraising Group and also includes Dreamflight Patron and Paralympic gold medal winning swimmer Liz Johnson. “I’m so proud to be
 
   
In the lead
 
 AsianExpress.co.uk     2017-01-20 kl. 10:36     578 words
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20/01/2017 09:20 Mo Farah, Azeem Rafiq and Harleen Kaur amongst some of the nominees on prestigious sports award list Teenage WMKF World

The finalists for Sportswoman of the Year award feature London 2012 Olympic gold medalist, Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, Nicola Adams, the 2 time Olympic boxing champion, Kadeena Cox, the Rio Paralympic gold medalist and Olympic Hockey Gold medalist and

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Global: Woolworths creates multi-sensory food experience
 
 Event Magazine     2017-01-20 kl. 10:35     457 words
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Australian food brand Woolworths has created a multi-sensory food experience at the Australian Open tennis tournament, which aims to enliven all five senses.

Last summer, Woolworths staged a 'Taste of Home' activation at the Rio Olympics to support its  partnership with the  Australian Olympic and Paralympic Team.

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Male DNA stays in female athletes for days after sex – Russia’s Deputy PM
 
 Nigeria Punch     2017-01-20 kl. 10:35     321 words
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Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko, a key figure in the country’s doping scandal, has said athletes’ sexual relations can cause distortions in test results.

key whistleblower. Russia’s image in world sports has been severely tarnished by the scandal that saw the country’s athletics team and entire Paralympics squad excluded from the Rio Games last summer.

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FMMCH to hold Cansurvive Campaign from Jan 22
 
 Mangalorean     2017-01-20 kl. 10:28     515 words
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Mangaluru: Cansurvive Campaign is an initiative by the staff and students of Father Muller Medical College Hospital designed to create awareness as well as raise funds for patients with curable cancer.

Event highlights would be a training session by Grounds Sports Fitness as well as participation along with the legends of Olympics and Paralympics from our city (Vandana Rao, Sharath Gayakwad, Geetha Bai, Prof Dr B M Nayak).
 
   
Teenage Prodigies
 
 Modern Athlete     2017-01-20 kl. 10:15     827 words
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Sprinting in South African athletics has never looked better after an incredible 2016 season, and adding to the buzz are Clarence Munyai, Gift Leotlela and Ntando Mahlangu , a new crop of young sprinters coming to the fore in a big way.

Similarly, Gift looks back on Rio with fond memories: “My Olympic experience was great and although I failed to qualify from the first round alongside Clarence and Anaso Jobodwana, it was an amazing and life-changing opportunity.” Paralympic
 
   
Free gym memberships for young women in Blackpool
 
 Q Local Blackpool     2017-01-20 kl. 10:08     414 words
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Are you aged 18-25 years old and female? Would you like to start the journey to a fitter, healthier new you?

Paralympian Shelly Woods will be supporting participants along the way, taking an ambassadorial role encouraging all to complete and attend each week.
 
   
Karen Chen Is Surprise Leader After U.S. Championships Short Program, Followed By Olympians Nagasu And Wagner
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-01-20 kl. 10:04     1358 words
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By Brandon Penny | Jan. 20, 2017, 2:41 a.m. (ET) Karen Chen reacts to her scores after her short program during the 2017 U.S. Figure Skating Championships at the Sprint Center on Jan 19, 2017 in Kansas City, Mo. KANSAS CITY, Mo.

That word veteran I'm not sure I really like.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Miroslav Haraus confident ahead of Worlds
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-20 kl. 09:48     609 words
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The Slovakian super combined world champion is ready to ‘fight for the best results’ across all five alpine skiing disciplines.

As the clock ticks down to the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games , Haraus will be hoping it will be third time lucky.... He is targeting his first Paralympic title after finishing second in the downhill at Sochi 2014 and claiming two bronze medals...
 
   
Kenya: Viva Vivian Cheruiyot! Kenya’s Best Athlete of 2016
 
 Africa-News.info     2017-01-20 kl. 09:02     57 words
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By Ayumba Ayodi Olympic 5,000m champion Vivian “Pocket Rocket” is the 2016 Sports Personality of the Year Awards (Soya) winner.

and Paralympians Samuel Muchai and Nancy Koech to reclaim the overall title she last won in .