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Tid för medieackreditering till Parasportgalan
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-01-24 kl. 07:43     208 words
 
Pressmeddelande Jan 24, 2017 07:43 CET Urpremiären av Parasportgalan hålls kl 18 den 4 februari 2017 på Scandic Continental, Stockholm. Det finns ett begränsat antal platser för ackrediterade medier.

Det finns ett begränsat antal platser för ackrediterade medier.Anmälan görs i förhand och senast den 1 februari till henrik.hjelmberg@parasport.se.... Priset tilldelas den ledare eller tränare som under det gångna året har visat på stort och framgångsrikt ledarskap inom eller utanför idrottsarenan.Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet...
 
   
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Ceremonies and fun times
 
 Port Stephens Examiner     2017-01-24 kl. 07:56     422 words
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Australia Day is an occasion in two parts; the official and the downright fun RESIDENTS and holiday makers are expected to gather in Port Stephens on Australia Day to see new citizens take the pledge and generally have a good time.

Tesch has competed in seven Paralympic Games, five playing wheelchair basketball (including two silvers and a bronze), and twice with sailing partner Daniel Fitzgibbon, where they won back-to-back gold medals in Rio and London. “We are humbled to
 
   
National Girl Child Day 2017: Leaders stress on Beti Bachao Beti Padhao on Twitter
 
 India.com     2017-01-24 kl. 07:35     541 words
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Our nation has come a long way since Independence. While various social evils were abolished during the British era, some were carried through the generations and still haunt us in the 21st century.

Girls who will be felicitated will include those who presented a commendable performance at the Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Parasport hero Sammi Kinghorn puts Daily Record's Anna Burnside to the test
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-01-24 kl. 07:24     111 words
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There are two reasons why I’m never going to make it to the Paralympics. The first one is that I’m an able-bodied blob rather than a physically impaired athlete. The second is related to the first. I can’t get my bum into a racing wheelchair.

There are two reasons why I’m never going to make it to the Paralympics.... Granted, these were sporty types who had entered a social media competition to attend a disabled athletics training session.
 
   
Ticket Reservations for Pyeongchang Games to Begin in Early February
 
 Korea Broadcasting System     2017-01-24 kl. 06:58     153 words
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Reservations of tickets for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics will begin on February ninth, just a year before the opening of the games.

Reservations of tickets for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics will begin on February ninth, just a year before the opening of the games.     Organizers for the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games announced the ticket reservation schedule on
 
   
On National Girl Child Day, what school children told a surprised Manish Sisodia
 
 Times of India     2017-01-24 kl. 06:32     590 words
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NEW DELHI: Delhi's AAP deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia was in for a surprise when he visited a government school and interacted with students on the eve of National Girl Child Day. "Whom and what do we need to protect our daughters from?

"With a commendable performance at the Olympics and Paralympics and a historic induction of the first female fighter pilots into the Indian Air Force, it has truly been a proud year for India," the ministry said in a pres statement.

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Calgary study of Olympic bid on track: Nenshi
 
 Mississauga News     2017-01-24 kl. 05:43     696 words
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Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi says there is a lot to do, but enough time to do it, in determining whether the city should bid for another Winter Olympics.

Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

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Dimitrov prepares for Open semi shot
 
 Racing and Sports     2017-01-24 kl. 05:39     466 words
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Either David Goffin or Grigor Dimitrov will be one match from the Australian Open final after their quarter final meeting on Wednesday.

Most Read ? Brady seeking Superbowl redemption ? Steelers alarmed as Patriots fan charged ? Aust's Berry to feel heat against Patriots ? Paralympians return for busy 2017 ? Ryan stars as Falcons head to Super Bowl ? Jones guided
 
   
Calgary study of potential Winter Games bid on track, says Mayor Nenshi
 
 Brandon Sun     2017-01-24 kl. 05:18     690 words
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Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi says there is a lot to do, but enough time to do it, in determining whether the city should bid for another Winter Olympics.

Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

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LIVE! Delhi fog plays havoc with flights, trains
 
 rediff.com     2017-01-24 kl. 05:02     1173 words
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09:31    Delhi fog plays havoc with flights, trains :   As dense fog continues to engulf northern India due to the fall in temperature, several trains and flight services have been affected on Tuesday morning.

09:03    Paralympic swimmer found dead in Bihar :...  Paralympic swimmer Binod Singh was found dead on Monday in a village in Bihar's Bhagalpur district, with the police suspecting that he was strangulated to death....    District SSP Manoj Kumar said the body of the Paralympian...

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Boondall Olympian takes on Usain Bolt
 
 Bayside And Northern Suburbs Star     2017-01-24 kl. 04:36     361 words
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BOONDALL Olympian Alex Hartmann has been selected to take on Usain Bolt and his team at the inaugural Nitro Athletics Melbourne in February.

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.
 
   
Roddick To Be Inducted Into Tennis Hall Of Fame
 
 ATP World Tour     2017-01-24 kl. 03:43     415 words
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Former World No. 1 Andy Roddick has been elected to receive the highest honour in tennis – induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Of the honour, Roddick stated, “It's really special. I love this sport and I love being part of it.

1, and Monique Kalkman-van den Bosch , a four-time Paralympic medalist in wheelchair tennis.
 
   
Wickenheiser left legacy of inspiration
 
 Woodstock Sentinel-Review     2017-01-24 kl. 03:34     402 words
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Trailblazer, game-­changer, or even the mangled term of difference-­maker. Hayley Wickenheiser is all of those, and more.

She volunteers with Classroom Champion, a program that matches Olympians and Paralympians with classrooms across Canada, the U.S. and Costa Rica.
 
   
Nick Butler: What factors will be most important in the race for the 2024
 
 Inside The Games     2017-01-24 kl. 02:59     1877 words
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Nick Butler Monday, 23 January 2017 One of my abiding memories of the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic race in 2015 was sitting in a discreet corner of a bar in Kuala Lumpur's Mandarin Oriental on the eve of the vote between Almaty and Beijing.

Nick Butler: What factors will be most important in the race for the 2024. ...Olympics? .Nick Butler Monday, 23 January 2017 One of my abiding memories of the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic race in 2015 was sitting in a discreet corner of a bar in...

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Australian Open: World's best wheelchair tennis players ready for year's 'happy slam'
 
 ABC Online     2017-01-24 kl. 02:48     730 words
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Related Story: Alcott, Elliott honoured at Paralympics awards World number ones Gordon Reid, Jiske Griffioen and Dylan Alcott

Related Story: Alcott, Elliott honoured at Paralympics awards World number ones Gordon Reid, Jiske Griffioen and Dylan Alcott. ...should all be household names, yet few people seem to even know about the Australian Open Wheelchair...

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Zero heroes: President Trump and the impervious postmodern movie hero
 
 British Film Institute     2017-01-24 kl. 02:42     2173 words
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Did a frivolous turn for the Hollywood thriller set the scene for America's insatiable new winner-in-chief?

passing through five floors on which he encounters ‘guests' from the worlds of art (Richard Serra), music (Agnostic Front and Murphy's Law), dance (The Rockettes) and sport (Paralympic track star Aimee Mullins, whom he fights to the death).
 
   
Pyeongchang CEO says Russia will compete in 2018 Olympics
 
 USA TODAY     2017-01-24 kl. 02:17     557 words
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Sports leaders in the United States and Germany have called for Russia to be banned. Post to Facebook Sports leaders in the United States and Germany have called for Russia to be banned. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.

ET Jan. 23, 2017 Lee Hee-beom, CEO and president of the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, speaks to reporters during a press conference in Seoul on Jan.
 
   
Region set for Australia Day
 
 The Armidale Express     2017-01-24 kl. 01:50     338 words
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Armidale and Uralla gear up to celebrate Australia Day. EVERY year on January 26 Australian revellers get together to celebrate mateship, courage and national pride.

Balala Fire Shed, we come back for morning tea at the library and then enjoy a street procession down Bridge Street.” The Armidale Pipe Band, fire brigades, vintage machinery and the ambassador paralympian swimmer Matthew Levy will take centre
 
   
Inspirational Amanda to address
 
 Wellington Times     2017-01-24 kl. 01:21     283 words
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Paralympic silver medallist Amanda Reid is our 2017 Australia Day Ambassador. Paralympic silver medallist Amanda Reid is the 2017 Australia Day Ambassador for the Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) LGA.

Paralympic silver medallist Amanda Reid is our 2017 Australia Day Ambassador.... Paralympic silver medallist Amanda Reid is the 2017 Australia Day Ambassador for the Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) LGA.“Ms Reid is an inspiration and it is fantastic to have...

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Prime Minister's Youth Programme acknowledges inspirational young people
 
 LiveNews.co.nz     2017-01-24 kl. 01:14     458 words
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MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Prime Minister's Youth Programme acknowledges inspirational young people

This year we are very pleased to have Paralympic double record-holder and double Gold medal winner, Liam Malone, as the guest speaker.... He will talk about his life, the honour of carrying the New Zealand flag at the Paralympic closing ceremony, and his...

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Party time in Canowindra
 
 Canowindra News     2017-01-24 kl. 01:12     431 words
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Paralympian and multiple world triathlon competitor Lindy Hou will visit Canowindra as Cabonne's Australia Day guest in January.

Paralympian and multiple world triathlon competitor Lindy Hou will visit Canowindra as Cabonne's Australia Day guest in January.It’s party time in Canowindra on Thursday for Australia Day and Cabonne Australia Day Ambassador Lindy Hou will take
 
   
Tokyo flush with cash in installing Western-style toilets
 
 Asahi.com     2017-01-24 kl. 01:10     470 words
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Tokyo is striving to make Western tourists feel more at home when they visit Japan's capital--at least when they are using a toilet. The metropolitan government will splash out 3.

They have set the target of Westernizing all toilet bowls at a total of 37 parks, including metropolitan parks that will host Olympic and Paralympic venues, by fiscal 2020, the year of the Tokyo Games.

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Roll over Beethoven: Desert Island Discs stars pick pop over classical
 
 The Guardian     2017-01-24 kl. 01:03     679 words
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Varying background of modern castaways means Radio 4 show features more diverse range of cultures and musical choices Guests of the BBC radio

The varying background of modern castaways, including Paralympians such as Ade Adepitan, The Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain and Desmond Tutu, means the show has been filled with a more diverse range of musical choices.

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CNW Telbec - Au fil de la journée média - le 24 janvier 2017
 
 Canada NewsWire     2017-01-24 kl. 01:02     874 words
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QUÉBEC HEURE : 8 h SUJET : Dévoilement des PME manufacturières québécoises finalistes au Gala Les Mérites STIQ 2017

10 h 30 SUJET : Le Comité paralympique canadien annonce la personne choisie pour occuper le poste de chef de mission d'Équipe Canada pour les Jeux paralympiques d'hiver de PyeongChang 2018 VILLE :...http://www.newswire.ca/fr/news-releases/avis-aux-mediasoccasion-de-photos-et-videos---le-chef-de-mission-dequipe-canada-sera-annonce-pour-les-jeux-paralympiques...
 
   
CNW Media Daybook for Tuesday, January 24, 2017
 
 Canada NewsWire     2017-01-24 kl. 01:02     284 words
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TIME: 08:00 EVENT: Cannexus National Career Development Conference CITY: OTTAWA LOCATION: Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Dr. URL: http://www.newswire.

10:30 EVENT: Announcement of Team Canada's Chef de Mission for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Games CITY:... URL: http://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/r-e-p-e-a-t----media-advisoryphoto-and-video-opportunity---team-canada-chef-de-mission-to-be-announced-for-pyeongchang-2018-paralympic...
 
   
New with-profit annuities lift the lid on pension increases
 
 IOL     2017-01-24 kl. 00:44     301 words
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Style People BabyNet Competitions GQ Games Dating Travel News South Africa World Tips Olympics Paralympics Live Blog Athletics Swimming Soccer Cycling Rugby Gymnastics Newspapers Classifieds Cape Times Cape Argus Daily News Daily Voice Isolezwe
 
   
Budapest 2024 Referendum Drive Picks Up Speed; Mayor On Defensive Over Olympic Bid
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-01-24 kl. 00:19     806 words
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The “NOlimpia” drive by Hungarian political opposition group Momentum Mozgalom to force a referendum over Budapest’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic and

The “NOlimpia” drive by Hungarian political opposition group Momentum Mozgalom to force a referendum over Budapest’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic and. ...Paralympic Games is quickly gaining speed only five days after the launch of a signature
 
   
TMU softball tabbed to finish fourth in AAC
 
 Now Habersham     2017-01-23 kl. 23:59     185 words
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The Truett McConnell softball team has been picked to finish fourth in the Appalachian Athletic Conference in 2017 as voted on by the league’s coaches. Reinhardt was picked to finish on top of the league.

Truett McConnell Bears Sports Information Tallulah Falls Earns Two Wins Over Local Teams Raiders Win Big To Start 1-0 White County XC on new season without Gearing Webb, Cook Named BLITZ Co-Players of the Week Local Paralympian...
 
   
Triathlon: Accomplished Businessman Stephen Ban Joins USA Triathlon Foundation Board of Trustees
 
 Runners Web     2017-01-23 kl. 23:57     492 words
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- USA Triathlon Foundation announced today that Stephen Ban, a longtime triathlete and managing director of Nuveen Asset Management, has joined the USA Triathlon Foundation Board of Trustees.

Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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London 2017 Mascot Competition...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-01-23 kl. 23:28     657 words
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Are you a sports fanatic? Do you love the energy of the crowd at live events? Are you inspired by the teamwork and determination of athletes? Then this is the competition for you!

Mascots can be a human, animal, fantasy creature or even objects like Wenlock and Mandeville from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Blair one to watch in 2017
 
 Wimmera Mail Times     2017-01-23 kl. 23:25     98 words
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The International Paralympic Committee has named Jannik Blair on its lists of ones to watch in 2017. HORSHAM’S Jannik Blair was named as one eight wheelchair basketballers to watch in 2017 by the International Paralympic Committee.

The International Paralympic Committee has named Jannik Blair on its lists of ones to watch in 2017.... HORSHAM’S Jannik Blair was named as one eight wheelchair basketballers to watch in 2017 by the International Paralympic Committee.After Australia fell short of its high expectations at the Rio Paralympics...

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Bochet returns with fastest downhill training run
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-23 kl. 22:59     620 words
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Paralympic.org caught up with the French 11-time world champion as she made her comeback from injury. "If I ski well, if I take pleasure and I have a very good feeling, the result is often not so bad at the finish line.

Paralympic.org caught up with the French 11-time world champion as she made her comeback from injury.... Bochet, the downhill Paralympic and world title holder, broke her tibula whilst training in super-G at the end of October 2016.
 
   
Melissa Stockwell To Speak At 14th Annual Possibilities Luncheon Feb. 21
 
 Chattanoogan     2017-01-23 kl. 22:52     455 words
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Siskin Hospital announces Melissa Stockwell will be the guest speaker at the 14th Annual “Possibilities: Siskin Hospital Celebrates Life Beyond Disability” Luncheon on Tuesday, Feb. 21. The luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

two-time Paralympian who won the Paralympic Bronze Medal in triathlon on Sept.
 
   
Sports in brief: Chantal Givens named Elite Para-triathlete of the Year
 
 Winnipeg Free Press     2017-01-23 kl. 22:43     714 words
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Chantal Givens named Elite Para-triathlete of the Year Triathlon Canada has given Fort Garry’s Chantal Givens one of the organization’s top honours.

Givens is one of the first athletes to compete in triathlon at the Paralympics.... Last year’s competition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, marked the first time the event had been included in the Paralympic Games.
 
   
Blind football orientation camp at Dimapur
 
 Nagaland Post     2017-01-23 kl. 22:38     411 words
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The Indian Blind Football Federation (IBFF) will be conducting the first ever Blind Football Tournament at Shillong from January 27-29 with 5 teams from Shillong, Tura, Aizawl, Guwahati and Kolkata.

IBFF is an independent body promoted by Society for Rehabilitation of the Visually Challenged (SRVC) working with Paralympic Committee of India to promote blind football in India.
 
   
STFC’s Hartree Centre to receive UK’s first Bull Sequana X1000 supercomputer
 
 EuropaWire.eu     2017-01-23 kl. 22:21     1013 words
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(Right) Robin Pinning (Chief Technology Officer at STFC’s Hartree Centre) with (left) Andy Grant (Head of Big Data and HPC, Atos UK&I) (Credit:

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market.
 
   
The Eiffel Tower Is Getting A Snazzy Facelift
 
 Elle Decor     2017-01-23 kl. 22:14     755 words
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Everyone enjoys a little sprucing now and then, and the Eiffel Tower is no exception. The historic Parisian landmark is getting a $318 million facelift.

The announcement comes at a time when the city is also bidding as a candidate for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024 and World Expo 2025.
 
   
Volvo and Sailing
 
 BYM News     2017-01-23 kl. 22:03     274 words
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The British Sailing Team in the Olympic and Paralympic Classes is managed by the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) The RYA is the national governing

Volvo and Sailing. The British Sailing Team in the Olympic and Paralympic Classes is managed by the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) The RYA is the national governing. ...body for all forms of sailing, windsurfing, and powerboat racing, and is...
 
   
Buddhists unveil plans for new Toowoomba university
 
 Toowoomba Chronicle     2017-01-23 kl. 21:54     366 words
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THE transformation of a prison into a Buddhist religious and education centre is a step closer after a new approval by the Toowoomba Regional Council.

A paralympic training sporting field is also proposed.

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AFP - US-health-antitrust-Aetna-Humana-healthcare-merger lead
 
 Namibia Press Agency     2017-01-23 kl. 21:39     82 words
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NAMPA / PTI SWIMMER - Paralympic swimmer Binod Singh found dead NAMPA / AP BC-US--Congress-Health O, 0541 NAMPA / AP BC-US--Strong Storms, 0465

Paralympic swimmer Binod Singh found dead NAMPA / AP BC-US--Congress-Health O, 0541 NAMPA / AP BC-US--Strong Storms, 0465. ...NAMPA / PTI JNU -

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Finalists in 13 Categories Announced for 20th Annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards
 
 TickerTech.com     2017-01-23 kl. 21:23     1737 words
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AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals (March 10-19, 2017) has announced the 70 finalists for its 20th annual Interactive Innovation Awards, taking place on Tuesday, March 14 at 7:00 p.m.

Samsung | The Spanish Paralympic Committee, Madrid, ESP Halo 2 Made for iPhone Hearing Aids by Starkey Hearing Technologies | Karten Design, Eden Prairie, MN LINK AKC™ Smart Dog Collar by Link AKC, Stamford, CT Music:

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Finalists in 13 Categories Announced for 20th Annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards
 
 Nasdaq     2017-01-23 kl. 21:22     921 words
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AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals (March 10-19, 2017) has announced the 70 finalists for its 20th annual Interactive Innovation Awards, taking place on Tuesday, March 14 at 7:00 p.m.

Periscope Pictures | Hungry Sky | Western Australian Museum, Perth, WA, AUS VR & AR Meta 2 Development Kit by Meta, San Mateo, CA WEARABLE TECH BLIND CAP by Cheil | Samsung | The Spanish Paralympic Committee, Madrid, ESP The list of winners from

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Roddick, Clijsters to be enshrined in tennis HOF
 
 ESPN.co.uk     2017-01-23 kl. 21:12     419 words
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8:00 PM GMT Greg Garber Senior Writer Close Greg Garber joined ESPN in 1991 and provides reports for NFL Countdown and SportsCenter. He is also a regular contributor to Outside the Lines and a senior writer for ESPN.com.

The 2003 US Open champion will be joined in the Class of 2017 by four-time Grand Slam champion Kim Clijsters and four-time Paralympian medalist in wheelchair tennis Monique Kalkman-van den Bosch.

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Paralympic swimmer Binod Singh found dead
 
 Press Trust of India     2017-01-23 kl. 21:12     160 words
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Bhagalpur/Patna, Jan 23 (PTI) Paralympic swimmer Binod Singh was today found dead in a village in Bihar's Bhagalpur district, with police suspecting that he was strangulated to death.

Paralympic swimmer Binod Singh found dead.... Bhagalpur/Patna, Jan 23 (PTI) Paralympic swimmer Binod Singh was today found dead in a village in Bihar's Bhagalpur district, with police suspecting that he was strangulated to death.District SSP Manoj Kumar said the body of the Paralympian...

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Abu Dhabi signs agreement to host Special Olympic World Games
 
 Dotemirates.com     2017-01-23 kl. 21:03     614 words
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ABU DHABI // Abu Dhabi has made official its bid to host the Special Olympics World Games in 2019, which is said to be the first sporting event in the region for athletes with special needs and disabilities.

Unlike the Paralympic Games, they are not held in the same year or in conjunction with the Olympic Games.

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SANAA's Kazuyo Sejima designs mirrored museum dedicated to printmaker Katsushika Hokusai
 
 Leisure Opportunities     2017-01-23 kl. 20:44     1587 words
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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.
 
   
So much for the 'State Sponsored Doping' fake news: 22 out of 29 Russian biathletes cleared of suspicions
 
 Sott.net     2017-01-23 kl. 20:26     759 words
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Matvey Yeliseyev (Russia) during the men's relay race at the 2016–17 Biathlon World Cup 5 in Ruhpolding, Germany.

In December, WADA Independent Commission chair, professor, Richard McLaren, delivered the second part of its report, which claimed that over 1,000 Russian athletes competing in the summer, winter and paralympic games could have been involved in a
 
   
Variety, inclusion and National Sailing League at Kieler Woche
 
 SailWorld.com     2017-01-23 kl. 20:20     1674 words
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by today at 5:42 pm Kiel Week presented official event poster at boot Düsseldorf on Monday.

Hans-Werner Tovar, president of Kiel, Frank Kranke (HSH Nordbank), Nadine Stegenwalner (Deutscher Segler-Verband), Paralympic-Champion Heiko Kröger, Dirk Ramhorst (Executive Organiser of Kiel Week), Michael Degen (Executive Director Messe

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Medal design for Sao Paulo 2017 unveiled
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-23 kl. 20:19     234 words
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The medals are made of brass and acrylic and include vibrant colours to represent the joy of the youth.

March at the Brazilian Paralympic Centre has been unveiled. “They are made of brass and acrylic and look to represent the joy of the youth, which is why we used vibrant colours and a model that mixes the weight of the metal and the transparency of
 
   
Amy Purdy debuts just in time before Big White 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-23 kl. 20:19     526 words
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The Sochi 2014 bronze medallist is among the US-studded lineup competing in the last races before the 2017 World Championships.

Right behind Strong in the rankings is teammate and Paralympic silver medallist Mike Shea .
 
   
Brendan Cummins to present Roscrea Sports Awards
 
 Tipperary Star     2017-01-23 kl. 20:17     737 words
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Tipperary’s Brendan Cummin’s will be Guest of Honour at the 19th Annual Roscrea Regional Sports Star Awards which takes place in Racket Hall Hotel on Friday, February 3rd at 8pm. Music by Noreside.

Paralympic Sports: Sinead Keon. Now on the National Development Squad for Paralympic Table Tennis and the Emerging Talent Panel for Field Athletics with IWA Sport, Sinead previously won the NGB Grand Prix Best Newcomer Award and Athlete of the Year in...
 
   
65 Finalists Announced for the 2017 Interactive Innovation Awards
 
 South By South West     2017-01-23 kl. 20:09     1055 words
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After reviewing hundreds of applications, our advisory board of SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards jurists selected the following 65 finalists .

Cheil | Samsung | The Spanish Paralympic Committee, Madrid, ESP Halo 2 Made for iPhone Hearing Aids by Starkey Hearing Technologies | Karten Design, Eden Prairie, MN LINK AKC™ Smart Dog Collar by Link AKC, Stamford, CT Music:

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CSR energy may boost state sport
 
 Deccan Herald     2017-01-23 kl. 20:04     376 words
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In a boost to state sportspersons, the government on Monday presented their aspirations on a common platform with some of the leading corporates, opening an avenue to invest their funds under the Corporate Social Responsibility policy.

Speaking at one of the sessions, Indian paralympian powerlifter Farman Basha stressed that the state needs to do more to encourage para sports.

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Paralympian Sascha Kindred helps launch swim challenge for diabetes charity
 
 Jersey Evening Post     2017-01-23 kl. 19:52     290 words
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Britons are being urged to splash out for a diabetes charity by swimming the width of the English Channel.

Paralympian Sascha Kindred helps launch swim challenge for diabetes charity.... Seven-times Paralympic gold medal-winning swimmer Sascha Kindred, who helped launch the campaign, said: " One of the great things about Swim22 is that you don't need to be a...

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Reid ready to begin Australian Open title defence
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-23 kl. 19:44     319 words
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Britain’s Gordon Reid will begin the defence of his men’s wheelchair singles Australian Open title tomorrow, with the world number one set to take on Belgium’s Joachim Gerard at Melbourne Park.

defence. "I had a disappointing start to this Australian trip, but managed to up my level in Melbourne in difficult conditions," said Paralympic champion Reid, who also won the inaugural Wimbledon singles title last year.

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From Thurrock, to the world
 
 Essex Life     2017-01-23 kl. 19:17     1121 words
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EXG FEB 17 THURROCK Archant Ali Pretty is the founding member and artistic director of the international outdoor arts company Kinetika.

Ali has collaborated with, and led teams of artists to deliver large-scale events to diverse audiences all over the world including projects such as WOMAD, the FIFA World Cup and the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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The Rock-Steady Motivator: Justin Gallegos
 
 Runner's World US     2017-01-23 kl. 19:10     275 words
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When he first started running, he fell a lot. But he didn’t quit, and at that first cross-country meet, he stayed upright and crushed his goal of running a sub-30-minute three-miler by 35 seconds.

In June, he won gold in the 400 meters in the Paralympics-Ambulatory division at the California State Track & Field Championships.
 
   
BT's Birmingham staff under starter's orders for unusual lung-busting community challenge
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-01-23 kl. 18:51     841 words
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BT staff and other Birmingham volunteers have come up with a blooming good way to keep fit and support the local community – with a little help from Paralympic gold medallist Jonnie Peacock.

BT staff and other Birmingham volunteers have come up with a blooming good way to keep fit and support the local community – with a little help from Paralympic gold medallist Jonnie Peacock.Tomorrow’s event marks the start of a partnership
 
   
Nation Inclusion Day returns to Centre of Excellence
 
 British Judo Association     2017-01-23 kl. 18:49     323 words
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The National Inclusion Day is back for 2017 and the British Judo Centre of Excellence will play host once again on Saturday 11 February.

Last year judoka were joined on the mat by former World Champion and BJA Board member Loretta Cusack Doyle and double Paralympic medallist Ian Rose as well as current Junior GB judoka Lele Nairne and Neil MacDonald.
 
   
UCI President backs Sutton as coach awaits news on Cycling Australia role
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-23 kl. 18:46     727 words
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International Cycling Union (UCI) President Brian Cookson has offered his backing to Shane Sutton as the coach waits to hear if he will be offered the high performance director role at Cycling Australia.

Six-time Paralympic champion Darren Kenny also alleged that Sutton had made derogatory remarks.

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Prince Harry hails 'remarkable' servicemen battling mental health issues as
 
 Daily Mail     2017-01-23 kl. 18:26     1293 words
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Rebecca English Royal Correspondent 14:56 GMT, 23 January 2017

Mental health in the military is a cause close to Harry's heart; a former serviceman himself, he launched the Invictus Games in 2014 for injured servicemen and women to take part in Paralympic-style sports Worthy cause:
 
   
Prosthetics maker Ottobock draws private equity interest
 
 Reuters UK     2017-01-23 kl. 18:20     400 words
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By | FRANKFURT FRANKFURT Jan 23 Germany's Ottobock, the world's largest maker of artificial limbs, has attracted interest from private equity groups

Ottobock, an official partner of the International Paralympic Committee, is seeking financial backing to develop more bionic devices; prosthetic limbs and orthotic braces closely modelled on natural mechanisms.

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Athletes, coaches reminded of new city ordinance
 
 Sun Star Network     2017-01-23 kl. 18:17     448 words
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FOLLOWING the approval of the new sports incentive ordinance in the Summer Capital last year, athletes and coaches are advised to get accreditation from the city.

The city ordinance added those qualified to be Baguio-based coaches are those duly accredited by Philippine Sports Commission, Philippine Olympic Committee, National Paralympics Commission or other similar sports bodies, including international or
 
   
Xi calling for a remarkable games
 
 Shanghai Daily     2017-01-23 kl. 18:10     546 words
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MONEY must be spent properly for the 2022 Winter Olympics that China is to host and no “grandiose” projects must be allowed, President Xi Jinping said yesterday as he toured sites for the Games. Beijing won the right in 2015 to host the Games.

A worldwide competition was launched in August last year to find an emblem for both the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Cai Qi Appointed Executive President of Beijing 2022
 
 iSportConnect     2017-01-23 kl. 18:01     103 words
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Other Sports Monday, 23 January 2017 16:44  Cai Qi has been named Executive President of the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Beijing, after he was officially named Mayor of the Chinese capital city.

Other Sports Monday, 23 January 2017 16:44  Cai Qi has been named Executive President of the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Beijing, after he was officially named Mayor of the Chinese capital city.The new Mayor becomes one of one

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Impaired travellers II: Disabled travellers
 
 ITIJ.com     2017-01-23 kl. 17:46     1813 words
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The World Health Organization estimates that 15 per cent of the world’s population lives with some kind of disability – that amounts to around one billion people.

People with physical disabilities no longer have to live a life that is limited in terms of the holidays they would like to take – the recent Paralympic Games, for example, has demonstrated that no matter what challenges life throws at people,
 
   
POCOG, Agitos Foundation support more than 30 NPCs with winter sport equipment
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-23 kl. 17:39     534 words
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Nations across four regions received alpine skiing and snowboarding equipment with aims to develop winter Para sports.

winter Para sports." More than 30 National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) received a special boost in their efforts to develop winter Para sports after receiving LISKI alpine skiing and snowboarding equipment during the 2017 World Para Alpine Skiing...

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Lithuania and Israel win Pajulahti Games
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-23 kl. 17:39     459 words
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The event took place in Lahti, Finland, from 20-22 January, and saw Paralympic champions Lithuania claiming the men’s title and Israel taking gold in the women’s competition.

The event took place in Lahti, Finland, from 20-22 January, and saw Paralympic champions Lithuania claiming the men’s title and Israel taking gold in the women’s competition.Lithuania’s men’s team reaffirmed their dominance in world goalball
 
   
Double joy for Fernandez in Melbourne ahead of Australian Open
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-01-23 kl. 17:39     301 words
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The Argentinian wheelchair tennis player will go into the year’s first Grand Slam on a high after winning the men’s singles and doubles titles at the Melbourne Open.

The 23-year-old, who claimed his maiden Grand Slam title at Roland Garros last year, defeated Rio 2016 Paralympic champion Reid in straight sets 7-6 (3), 6-1 to lift his first singles title since last July’s Belgian Open.
 
   
Kate and Pippa were adorable bridesmaids in 1991
 
 AOL.com     2017-01-23 kl. 17:32     5076 words
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They made headlines -- and for Pippa, quite a splash -- at the Royal Wedding in 2011, but that's not the first time the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, and her younger sister Pippa Middleton stole the show at a wedding.

(Photo via Getty) September 2012 Kate looked chic and professional at the Paralympics Day 4 medal ceremony.... (Photo via Getty) October 2012 Kate attended a royal reception for team Great Britain's Olympic and Paralympic athletes, wearing a black floral...

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Blanket doping bans and human rights. Does a blanket ban on Russian athletes competing at Rio 2016 contravene human rights law?
 
 One Crown Office Row     2017-01-23 kl. 17:19     113 words
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Gideon Barth and Richard Booth QC  have written an article exploring the legal implications on the blanket doping bans on Russian athletes competing in Rio 2016.  The article is for Volume 7, No 4 of Sports and Taxation.

But our understanding of the scale and nature of modern-day doping dramatically changed in the build-up to the Rio Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Olympic medallists exempt from winnings tax
 
 Copenhagen Post     2017-01-23 kl. 17:17     240 words
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There was a good piece of news for future Danish Olympic medallists this morning.

by Team Denmark. “We have some extremely capable elite athletes who have continuously – most recently in Rio last summer – delivered fine results and brought medals back to Denmark from the Olympic and Paralympic Games,” said Mette Bock, the
 
   
"My Man Must Be Tall, Romantic, Dark, Cute, Have Swag" - Olympic Gold Medalist, Onye
 
 Latest Nigerian News.com     2017-01-23 kl. 17:11     2353 words
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Says 'my man must care, look cute, dress well and have swagger''Nigeria yet to reward me for my records'Her ambition dwarfs her stature. She is a little woman with big dreams.

Rio 2016'I was happy and I am still happy to win gold for Nigeria at the Paralympics in Rio.
 
   
Prince Harry Steps Out to Support Service Members’ Mental Health
 
 People     2017-01-23 kl. 17:03     247 words
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Armed forces champion Prince Harry took his mental health campaign to a rehabilitation center on Monday.

In September,, Harry’s 2017  Paralympic-style Invictus Games for wounded, sick and injured servicemen and women are set to  take place in Toronto, Canada .

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Uganda Paralympic Committee boss hails BlazeSports...
 
 New Vision     2017-01-23 kl. 16:50     252 words
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The three year project will start in the districts of Gulu and Kampala Minister of State for Education and Sports Rosemary Seninde and the US

Uganda Paralympic Committee boss hails BlazeSports...The three year project will start in the districts of Gulu and Kampala Minister of State for Education and Sports Rosemary Seninde and the US. ...ambassador Deborah Malac (center) pose for a photo

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Cycle Against Suicide National Congress
 
 Tipperary Star     2017-01-23 kl. 16:43     371 words
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Thirty three students from Cashel Community School joined thousands of students and teachers from across Ireland in attending the at UL Sport Arena on Wednesday January 18th.

Irish Paralympian Peter Ryan visited the group recently (Picture included) and gave an inspirational talk based on his experiences which came very soon after a very successful Positive Mental Health Week in the school.

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Mascot competition launched for London 2017 World Athletics Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-23 kl. 16:39     250 words
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The mascot design competition for the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships and World Para-Athletics Championships in London has been launched.

The competition judging panel includes London 2012 Olympic heptathlon champion Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill and two-time Paralympic gold medal-winning sprinter Richard Whitehead.  Once chosen, the winner will see their designs come to life and they will

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Tributes paid to 15-year-old cycling star who died in his sleep
 
 ITV     2017-01-23 kl. 16:32     163 words
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A talented 15-year-old rider and the son of a national cycling champion has died in his sleep.

Dame Sarah Storey, the 14-time Paralympic gold medallist, also tweeted:
 
   
HUUB in new partnership with physical activity expert Greg Whyte
 
 Triathlonbusiness.com     2017-01-23 kl. 16:25     413 words
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Multi-award winning triathlon outfitter HUUB Design has announced a new partnership with former Olympian and physical activity expert, Professor Greg Whyte OBE.

It supported several Paralympians and Olympians including the Brownlee brothers who won gold and silver at Rio 2016.
 
   
Australian Open 2017: Gordon Reid starts wheelchair singles title defence
 
 BBC     2017-01-23 kl. 16:14     182 words
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23 Jan Gordon Reid won gold at Paralympics 2016 in Rio

23 Jan Gordon Reid won gold at Paralympics 2016 in Rio.
 
   
Lancashire-based company teams up with British Cycling
 
 Lancaster & Morecambe Citizen     2017-01-23 kl. 16:10     386 words
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LEGEND: Science in Sport has worked with a variety of Olympian and world champion athletes including Sir Chris Hoy A NELSON-based sports nutrition company has teamed up with British Cycling to help them compete on the world’s stage.

The business will work with the athletes for the next four years in preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.... He said: “We have a huge responsibility and opportunity as the official sports nutrition supplier to British Cycling to continue our innovation lead in the market and fuel the Great Britain Cycling Team to even more Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Two-time Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams turns professional
 
 London Evening Standard     2017-01-23 kl. 16:08     1412 words
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Declan WarringtonMark Staniforth Monday 23 January 2017 13:54 BST

wave to the crowd as as they go past St Paul's during the London 2012 Victory Parade for Team GB and Paralympic GB athletes Richard Heathcote/Getty Images 5/23 Nicola Adams attends the 2012 MOBO awards at Echo Arena in 2012 Shirlaine Forrest/Getty
 
   
Para Coaching Symposium: secure your tickets today!
 
 British Dressage     2017-01-23 kl. 15:53     313 words
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14:39 The final touches are now being made in preparation for the 2017 British Dressage Para Coaching Symposium on Saturday and Sunday, 28 – 29 January 2017.

The line-up features Paralympic...

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Calmly discuss bill to counter terrorism without extreme arguments
 
 The Japan News     2017-01-23 kl. 15:51     765 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun The bill in question will serve as an important basis for nipping terrorism and organized crime in the bud and protecting the people. It is hoped that the legislation will be firmly enacted.

Intl cooperation vital The Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games is scheduled for 2020.
 
   
USTA and Deloitte Announce Wide-Ranging Relationship
 
 WLOX     2017-01-23 kl. 15:21     695 words
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SOURCE Deloitte New relationship includes sponsorship of the U.S. Fed and Davis Cup Teams, US Open and US Open Wheelchair Competition Deloitte to Help USTA Grow the Game WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.

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Rio’s Olympic Park Opens to Public on Weekends
 
 The Rio Times     2017-01-23 kl. 15:20     346 words
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-- By , Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Saturday, January 21st, new mayor of Rio Marcelo Crivella opened the Via Olímpica, a part of the Olympic Park in Barra da Tijuca, to the public.

In addition to using sporting and leisure facilities, members of the public will also be able to look at the ‘Wall of Champions’, a monument that pays tribute to Brazil’s Olympic and Paralympic champions from the 2016 Olympic Games.
 
   
USTA and Deloitte Announce Wide-Ranging Relationship
 
 PR Newswire     2017-01-23 kl. 15:12     995 words
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New relationship includes sponsorship of the U.S. Fed and Davis Cup Teams, US Open and US Open Wheelchair Competition Deloitte to Help USTA Grow the Game News provided by Share this article WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan.

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Enjoying the benefit of Back-Up
 
 LondonNewsOnline.co.uk     2017-01-23 kl. 14:42     514 words
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Also there was paralympian, Alexandra Rickham, who won a sailing medal in Rio and is a former Back-Up user.Toby Porter.
 
   
Tähti becomes first Paralympian to win top Finnish sports prize
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-23 kl. 14:35     221 words
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Leo-Pekka Tähti has made history by becoming the first Paralympian to be named as Finland's Sports Personality of the Year. The wheelchair racer claimed his fifth Paralympic gold medal at Rio 2016 in September, when he triumphed in the T54 100 metres.

Tähti becomes first Paralympian to win top Finnish sports prize.... Leo-Pekka Tähti has made history by becoming the first Paralympian to be named as Finland's Sports Personality of the Year.... The wheelchair racer claimed his fifth Paralympic gold medal at...

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Pyeongchang 2018 caught up again in South Korean political scandal
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-01-23 kl. 14:30     577 words
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South Korea’s Culture, Sports and Tourism Minister Cho Yoon-sun has resigned after being arrested on charges of abuse of authority.

South Korea’s Culture, Sports and Tourism Minister Cho Yoon-sun has resigned after being arrested on charges of abuse of authority.Her resignation comes with just over one year to go until Pyeongchang hosts the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic

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Japan high on post-Brexit Britain’s FTA priority list: new envoy
 
 Japan Times     2017-01-23 kl. 14:28     471 words
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The close relationship between London and Tokyo will put Japan high on Britain’s list for negotiating new bilateral trade deals after it leaves the European Union, Britain’s new ambassador to Japan said Monday.

Madden said he also looks forward to using his post to foster stronger ties on nuclear power technology and on building on the experiences of the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics to aid Tokyo’s hosting of the games in 2.

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/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory/Photo and video opportunity - Team Canada Chef de Mission to be announced for PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games/
 
 Canada NewsWire     2017-01-23 kl. 14:05     273 words
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OTTAWA , Jan. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee will announce the individual selected to the role of Chef de Mission for Team Canada for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games at an ice-level event in Ottawa on Tuesday, Jan.

Team Canada Chef de Mission to be announced for PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games/.... OTTAWA , Jan. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee will announce the individual selected to the role of Chef de Mission for Team Canada for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic...

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Atos secures Cloud application including Microsoft Office 365 with Evidian Web Access Manager
 
 SPi World News     2017-01-23 kl. 14:04     701 words
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World News: 13:00 GMT Monday 23rd January 2017 .

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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Japan to double number of national park keepers to boost nature tourism
 
 Japan Times     2017-01-23 kl. 14:03     191 words
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The Environment Ministry will double the number of rangers operating the nation’s 33 national parks to around 200 by fiscal 2020 as part of government efforts to attract more foreign visitors to nature tourism, a source close to the matter said Monday.

Paralympic Games. The number of foreign tourists hit a record 24.04 million in 2016.

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Polly’s Piralympics is local author’s fifth book
 
 Southern Courier     2017-01-23 kl. 13:54     728 words
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The book demonstrates that some disabilities are more obvious than others and shows how much we can do, rather than what we can’t do. JANN Weeratunga currently lives in Winchester Hills and is soon launching her fifth children’s book.

book she has written and was inspired by the closing 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...
 
   
Derry News Sports Personality of the Year 2016 - The Shortlist
 
 Derry News     2017-01-23 kl. 13:44     650 words
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8:53 Monday 23rd of January 2017 This is it! The final six.

It's no surprise to see Eglinton man Smyth in the running for this award given yet another spectacular performance at the Paralympics in 2016.... The 29-year-old remains the fastest Paralympian in history – a record that doesn't look like changing any...
 
   
Differently-abled child performs Umrah without wheelchair
 
 The Express Tribune     2017-01-23 kl. 13:24     325 words
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A differently-abled boy from Qatar has proved nothing is insurmountable in life if we take the right path.

This Pakistani startup offers solutions to differently-abled people Besides, Ghanim is also a swimmer, ice skater, professional scuba diver and mountain climber, and aspires to be a future Paralympian.
 
   
'Promising young cyclist' dies in sleep
 
 BBC     2017-01-23 kl. 13:12     218 words
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Tributes have been paid to a "promising young cyclist" who died in his sleep on Friday. Charlie Craig, 15, from Derbyshire, was a rider at apprentice level with the GB Cycling Team's Rider Route.

Many people posted messages on Twitter, including Dame Sarah Storey, winner of 15 Paralympic gold medals, who tweeted:

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World Para Athletics Grand Prix dates for 2017 announced
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-01-23 kl. 12:37     608 words
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World Para Athletics has announced that Paris, France, will be a new addition to the Grand Prix calendar for 2017 with an event being held in the French capital in late May.

World Para Athletics has announced that Paris, France, will be a new addition to the Grand Prix calendar for 2017 with an event being held in the French capital in late May.French visually impaired runner Timothee Adolphe at the Rio 2016 Paralympic
 
   
National girl child day to be celebrated tomorrow
 
 NewsR.in     2017-01-23 kl. 12:25     51 words
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National girl child day will be celebrated tomorrow at a special function in New Delhi in view of exemplary achievements by nations daughters during last year.

National girl child day will be celebrated tomorrow at a special function in New Delhi in view of exemplary achievements by nations daughters during last year.They presented commendable performance at the Olympics and Paralympics besides historic

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National Girl Child Day to be celebrated at a special function organized by WCD Ministry in New Delhi tomorrow
 
 Business Standard India     2017-01-23 kl. 12:23     260 words
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The National Girl Child Day will be celebrated tomorrow at a special function organized by the Ministry of Women & Child Development in New Delhi in the light of exemplary achievements by nation’s daughters during 2016.

performance at the Olympics and Paralympics and a historic induction of the first female fighter pilots into the Indian Air Force, it has truly been a proud year for India.... Deepa Malik (Silver medalist at Rio Paralympics 2016) and Ms Shanno (Editor,...

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