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Scandic presenterar Årets Förebild inom Parasporten - delar ut pris på Parasportgalan
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-02-02 kl. 08:00     243 words
 
Den 4 februari håller Parasporten sin första egna gala, Parasportgalan på Scandic Continental i Stockholm som även Scandic presenterar.

Parasportgalan arrangeras av Svenska Parasportförbundet och Sveriges Paralympiska kommitté som gemensamt tar emot förslag för nomineringar.
 
   
Triathletens snabba utveckling prisas
 
 Nya Lidköpings-Tidningen     2017-02-02 kl. 07:51     42 words
 
Triathleten Shahrzad Kiavash får Radiosportens pris till Årets stjärnskott bland paraidrottare. Enligt motiveringen får hon priset för att hon utvecklats "sensationellt snabbt" och på rekordtid tog sig till Paralympics.

Enligt motiveringen får hon priset för att hon utvecklats "sensationellt snabbt" och på rekordtid tog sig till Paralympics.-

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Shahrzad Kiavash Årets Stjärnskott 2016
 
 Sveriges Radio Radiosporten     2017-02-02 kl. 06:05     278 words
 
Shahrzad Kiavash tilldelas Radiosportens pris Årets Stjärnskott 2016 Radiosportens pris till Årets Stjärnskott bland idrottare med funktionsnedsättning tilldelas triathleten Shahrzad Kiavash med motiveringen: För en sensationellt snabb

För en målmedveten satsning som på rekordtid bar hela vägen till ett Paralympics. -... Alla som sysslar med idrott, och särskilt ett Paralympics, har ju en story.... Tre år senare genomförde hon sin första triathlontävling och bara ett drygt år efter tävlingsdebuten hade hon lyckats kvala in till Paralympics...

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Ett OS är inte gratis
 
 Hallandsposten     2017-02-02 kl. 01:15     271 words
 
Ett vinter-OS kan kosta mer än det smakar. Ledare HP 2/2. Vinter-OS 2016 i Stockholm, Falun och Åre? Det låter väl trevligt.

Argumenten för att tre svenska kommuner ska arrangera vinter-OS och Paralympics är många.
 
   
50:e stipendiaten i Dalsland
 
 Nya Wermlands-Tidningen     2017-02-01 kl. 16:07     474 words
 
Aurelia Hagberg var stolt och glad för NWT:s och Västsvenska idrottsförbundets ungdomsstipendium för idrottare i Dalsland. Hon tog plats i en lång rad av stora idrottare som fått priset sedan 1968.

Hon tog plats i en lång rad av stora idrottare som fått priset sedan 1968.Dalslänningens Thomas Wallin tog ordet, när paralympicssportaren Aurelia Hagberg som tävlar för Höghedens SK skulle hyllas.... Aurelia Hagberg tog både guld och brons vid det paralympiska...
 
   
KLART: Parasportgalan sänds LIVE
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-02-01 kl. 15:00     297 words
 
Pressmeddelande Feb 01, 2017 15:00 CET På lördag är det urpremiär för Parasportgalan och idag står det klart att galan sänds LIVE.

På lördag (4 feb) är det dags för Parasport-galan i Stockholm.... Du kan se alla mingelbilder, följa parasportens starka idrottsprofiler på röda mattan och scenen samt hänga med backstage för unika intervjuer med pristagarna i Parasport Sveriges...

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Mobiltelefoner blir till OS-medaljer
 
 Helsingborgs Dagblad     2017-02-01 kl. 13:33     92 words
 
Vad kan man ha en gammal mobiltelefon till? Rätt mycket om du frågar arrangören för sommar-OS i Tokyo 2020 som ber japanerna att skänka gammal elektronik som ska bli till OS-medaljer.

Vid OS och Paralympics i Rio de Janeiro i somras var 30 procent av silver- och bronsmedaljerna gjorda av återvunnet material.

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TV: Linnéa nominerad bli årets eldsjäl: "Gråtfärdig av responsen jag får"
 
 24 Kalmar     2017-02-01 kl. 11:35     375 words
 
Nyheter Linnéa Thurfjells stora engagemang och insatser inom handikappidrotten kan bli prisade på Eldsjälsgalan. Laddar... 24-årige Linnéa Thurfjell från Kalmar är en av fyra som är nominerade till årets eldsjäl i den öppna klassen.

Nyheter Linnéa Thurfjells stora engagemang och insatser inom handikappidrotten kan bli prisade på Eldsjälsgalan.
 
   
Claes Bertilsson siktar på OS i Tokyo
 
 Sveriges Radio Sjuhärad     2017-02-01 kl. 09:29     191 words
 
Claes Bertilsson var bara 22 år när han efter en dykolycka blev förlamad från armhålorna och nedåt. Nu siktar han på rullstolsrugby med landslaget under OS i Tokyo.

En väg som förra året ledde honom hela vägen till Paralympics i Rio de Janeiro, där han spelade rullstolsrugby för svenska landslaget. -
 
   
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Small Shizuoka builder taps the ranks of college-educated carpenters
 
 Japan Times     2017-02-02 kl. 08:50     866 words
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Heisei Corp., a small construction company in Shizuoka Prefecture, has a pool of 220 carpenters comprising many who finished graduate programs at the country’s top schools, including the University of Tokyo.

This is projected to shrink further to 210,000 in 2020, when Japan hosts the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, a large-scale event generating construction demand.
 
   
Unsung heroes recognized
 
 IndiaPost     2017-02-02 kl. 08:10     945 words
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NEW DELHI: Nonogenarian Bhakti Yadav, popularly known as “Doctor Dadi” from Indore, and captain of Indian cricket team of blind Shekhar Naik are among the unsung heroes who were named for Padma Shri.

at Rio Olympics last year, and gold medalist at Rio Paralympics Mariyappan Thangavelu also figured in the list of Padma Shri awardees.
 
   
Triathletens snabba utveckling prisas
 
 Upsala Nya Tidning     2017-02-02 kl. 07:38     85 words
 
Lyssna Triathleten Shahrzad Kiavash får Radiosportens pris till Årets stjärnskott bland paraidrottare. Enligt motiveringen får hon priset för att hon utvecklats "sensationellt snabbt" och på rekordtid tog sig till Paralympics.

Enligt motiveringen får hon priset för att hon utvecklats "sensationellt snabbt" och på rekordtid tog sig till Paralympics.Det här är en bekräftelse på att jag har gjort något bra.... Tre år senare genomförde hon sin första triathlontävling och bara ett drygt år efter tävlingsdebuten hade hon lyckats kvala in till Paralympics...

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Tokyo 2020 to make medals from mobiles
 
 Latest Nigerian News.com     2017-02-02 kl. 07:33     27 words
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Olympic and Paralympic Games have traditionally always been about gold, silver and bronze, but organizers of Tokyo 2020 want their Games to be remembered for being green.

Olympic and Paralympic Games have traditionally always been about gold, silver and bronze, but organizers of Tokyo 2020 want their Games to be remembered for being green.CNN on Thu, 02 Feb.
 
   
Sinead Galvin putting Irish athletes’ interests first
 
 Irish Times     2017-02-02 kl. 07:10     785 words
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Sports agent now represents the interests of best-known figures from a range of sports Sinead Galvin laughs out loud when being labelled as Ireland’s first "female Jerry Maguire", because, all jokes aside, the comparison is justified.

She’s quickly built a small but worthy stable of nine clients: athletes Thomas Barr, Ciara Mageean and Catherina McKiernan, badminton player Scott Evans, diver Oliver Dingley, rower Sinead Jennings, rugby player Sophie Spence, Paralympics swimmer
 
   
Japan’s Leading Architecture Firm Kengo Kuma & Associates Selects Dassault Systèmes’ “Design for Fabrication” Industry Solution Experience
 
 Business Wire     2017-02-02 kl. 07:01     582 words
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VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Dassault Systèmes (Paris:DSY) (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.

Notable international projects include New National Stadium (Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Stadium, ongoing), the V&A Museum of Design in Dundee, Scotland (ongoing), the China Academy of Art’s Folk Art Museum (Hangzhou, China) and

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Resident Evil:The Final Chapter opens at cinemas this Friday.
 
 Showbiz in FULL HD     2017-02-02 kl. 05:51     10704 words
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RESIDENT EVIL: THE FINAL CHAPTER Age Restriction: 16V 3D, 4DX Running time: 105 Mins Starring: Milla Jovovich,  Iain Glen,  Ali Larter   Director: Paul W.S.

exploring the events leading to the tragic Valentine’s Day killing of Reeva Steenkamp by Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.
 
   
Gloves come off in 2024 Olympic Games race
 
 Yahoo! Singapore     2017-02-02 kl. 05:48     614 words
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Budapest, Los Angeles and Paris can from Friday get tough in their race to secure the 2024 Olympic Games as they hit the final lap to the September vote.

It must give a firm outline of how the Games and Paralympics would go ahead and details on transport, accommodation, security and what athletes and spectators can expect. -

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Colleen Young ’20 Making Waves in Rookie Campaign
 
 Fairfield Mirror     2017-02-02 kl. 05:26     522 words
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Upon entering their first year of college, many incoming freshmen experience similar feelings and emotions.

2016 Paralympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.
 
   
Group Helps Disabled Athletes Run South Mississippi...
 
 WXXV25     2017-02-02 kl. 05:11     51 words
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An organization called Ainsley’s Angels is giving disabled athletes a chance to get out and get moving, competing in races all over the Coast! It wasn’t an easy chase but News 25’s Gina Tomlinson caught up with them to tell us more about how it works.

Group Helps Disabled Athletes Run South Mississippi...An organization called Ainsley’s Angels is giving disabled athletes a chance to get out and get moving, competing in races all over the Coast!

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Nitro Athletics: What is it all about?
 
 Sydney Morning Herald     2017-02-02 kl. 05:06     451 words
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Nitro Athletics What is it:  A team-based competition that will see six international teams compete across three nights. It is entertainment first and mixes traditional and modified events.

4. Fabrice Lapierre – 2015 world championships long jump silver medallist 5. Scott Reardon – Rio Paralympic T42 100m champion Key events  Elimination mile:

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Tokyo 2020 medals made from recycled electronics
 
 Record Searchlight     2017-02-02 kl. 04:58     17 words
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In an effort to be sustainable, the Olympic and Paralympic medals will be made from recycled electronics.

In an effort to be sustainable, the Olympic and Paralympic medals will be made from recycled electronics.
 
   
NUI Galway announces 2017 Alumni Award winners
 
 Galway Advertiser     2017-02-02 kl. 04:56     364 words
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NUI Galway has announced the winners of the 2017 Alumni Awards to be presented at the 17th annual Alumni Awards gala banquet on Saturday, March 4, 2017 in the Bailey Allen Hall located in Áras na Mac Léinn on campus.

Dr Eoghan Clifford, paralympic medal winner and NUI Galway lecturer and Deirdre Mongan, paralympic athlete.
 
   
Ferocious Gerrie Nel is like a dog with a bone
 
 Citizen.co.za     2017-02-02 kl. 04:31     218 words
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FILE PICTURE: Prosecutor Gerrie Nel. Picture: Herman Verwey/Media24/Pool Nel has a tenacity of purpose and a failure to let things go.

His pursuit of justice in the cases involving former police commissioner Jackie Selebi and Paralympian Oscar Pistorius amply underline that.
 
   
Snowboarding After Rotationplasty: Canadian Paralympian John Leslie
 
 Snowboarder     2017-02-02 kl. 04:20     78 words
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With World Cancer Day coming up on Saturday, Feb. 4, we would like to share the story of John Leslie. From CBC Sports: When he was 10, John Leslie discovered cancer in his leg.

Canadian Paralympian John Leslie.
 
   
Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals to be made from old electronics
 
 The Register     2017-02-02 kl. 04:08     164 words
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The organising committee for the Tokyo 2020 Summer and Paralympic games has announced that medals at the games will be made from recycled electronics.

The organising committee for the Tokyo 2020 Summer and Paralympic games has announced that medals at the games will be made from recycled electronics.The committee has “ invited the Japanese population to give to the organising committee its
 
   
Swimming Australia Shake-up: Olympic Trials Moves To American Model
 
 SwimSwam     2017-02-02 kl. 04:00     792 words
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By on SwimSwam While competing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, the United States saw its best overall medal haul since the 1984 Olympic Games in

improvement leading into the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games and the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. “We have the right people in the right roles and with all the key individuals in place at the start of the Olympic and Paralympic cycle, and

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Snowboarding After Rotationplasty: Canadian Paralympian John Leslie
 
 SnowBoarding.com     2017-02-02 kl. 03:53     20 words
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Canadian John Leslie shares his journey to become a Paralympic snowboarder after receiving a rotationplasty at the age of ten.

Canadian Paralympian John Leslie.... Canadian John Leslie shares his journey to become a Paralympic snowboarder after receiving a rotationplasty at the age of ten.
 
   
Reardon to debut new leg
 
 Wagga Wagga Daily Advertiser     2017-02-02 kl. 03:07     95 words
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Paralympian Scott Reardon will debut a leg he designed in honour of Snowy Hydro SouthCare. Paralympian Scott Reardon will debut a prosthetic leg he designed in honour of Snowy Hydro SouthCare at Nitro Athletics Melbourne.

Paralympian Scott Reardon will debut a leg he designed in honour of Snowy Hydro SouthCare.... Paralympian Scott Reardon will debut a prosthetic leg he designed in honour of Snowy Hydro SouthCare at Nitro Athletics Melbourne.The rescue helicopter service...

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The high life - and some low blows
 
 CHINAdaily.com.cn     2017-02-02 kl. 02:50     48 words
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Airborne, in the water or on the pitch, sports treated us to plenty of thrills and spills in 2016. Here's a look back... Vanessa Low of Germany lands in the sand during the T42 long-jump event at the Rio Paralympic Games in September.

Vanessa Low of Germany lands in the sand during the T42 long-jump event at the Rio Paralympic Games in September.Li Ming / Xinhua.

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Wheelchair athletes hit the hoops at James Clemens
 
 WDAM-TV     2017-02-02 kl. 02:42     96 words
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Teachers, students and coaches got a firsthand demonstration of wheelchair athletics at James Clemens High School this week. The UAH Chargers’ National Wheelchair Basketball Association team wanted to show them how they play the sport.

The UAH Chargers’ National Wheelchair Basketball Association team wanted to show them how they play the sport.Wheelchair athlete Sarah Switzer said they want to spread a positive message that physically disabled athletes can get in the game.

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Triple j’s Ben & Liam: From local radio to national breakfast show
 
 MediaWeek.com.au     2017-02-02 kl. 02:31     1021 words
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Share Tweet Share Share Email In 2016, public broadcaster triple j announced that two lads from Adelaide would front its breakfast show in 2017.

She’s also great for a laugh and almost always has a tale to tell about whatever we’re talking about on air.” Australian Paralympian of the Year Dylan Alcott and comedian Gen Fricker also join the core team on a weekly basis. “Dylan’s our
 
   
Tennis man bats for wheelchair cricket
 
 New Indian Express     2017-02-02 kl. 02:13     404 words
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BENGALURU: Indian cricket players have their net worth in millions but the country’s para-players struggle to raise minimum funds to organise a wheelchair cricket event.

BENGALURU: Indian cricket players have their net worth in millions but the country’s para-players struggle to raise minimum funds to organise a wheelchair cricket event.With the idea to create an equal platform for physically disabled athletes, Shiva...
 
   
Mum, Fleabag and The Last Leg win at Broadcast Awards 2017
 
 The British Comedy Guide     2017-02-02 kl. 02:06     871 words
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Home TV News Broadcast Award 2017 winners Wednesday 1st February 2017, 11:08pm Mum , the BBC Two sitcom starring Lesley Manville , was named

Best Original Programme The Last Leg 's coverage of the Rio Paralympics saw it pick up the Best Entertainment Programme prize Mum , the BBC Two sitcom starring Lesley Manville , has been named Best Comedy Programme at the Broadcast Awards 2017 .
 
   
Paralympic Snowboarder Mike Minor Is Ready For A Major Impact At World Championships Debut
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-02 kl. 01:49     783 words
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By Stuart Lieberman | Feb. 01, 2017, 5:24 p.m. (ET) Mike Minor, shown, will compete this week at the 2017 Para Snowboard World Championships in Big White, Canada.

Paralympic Snowboarder Mike Minor Is Ready For A Major Impact At World Championships Debut.... Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “Until now, I haven’t publicly announced any of my world...

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600 players for 2017 Gorilla and Africa Para-Taekwondo Open
 
 Rwanda New Times     2017-02-02 kl. 01:40     357 words
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Over 600 players from about 30 countries across the world are expected to grace the fourth edition of Gorilla International Open and the second

In January 2016, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced that taekwondo will make its historic debut in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games and it’s in that context that Rwanda will be looking to use the event as part of preparations
 
   
Lauren Barwick Resigns from EC Para Board
 
 Horse-Canada     2017-02-02 kl. 01:08     1532 words
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Lauren Barwick and Onyx share a sweet moment at the Rio Paralympics. Para-equestrian Lauren Barwick has become the latest in a wave of resignations from Equestrian Canada boards in recent weeks.

Lauren Barwick and Onyx share a sweet moment at the Rio Paralympics.... Para-equestrian Lauren Barwick has become the latest in a wave of resignations from Equestrian Canada boards in recent weeks.The 39-year-old BC native, who now resides in Reddick, FL, is a gold and silver Paralympic...
 
   
C4 reigns at Broadcast Awards
 
 Broadcastnow     2017-02-02 kl. 00:52     203 words
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The broadcaster won Best Drama Series for Warp’s This Is England ’90, Best Single Drama for Touchpaper Television’s Ellen and Best Entertainment Programme for Open Mike’s The Last Leg.

Kingdom’s The Question Jury, Best Documentary Programme for ITN Productions’ Interview With A Murderer and Best Sports Programme for its coverage of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.... C4 received praise across its output and its Paralympics coverage was...
 
   
2017 Sled Worlds To Take Place in Gangneung, South Korea
 
 USA Hockey     2017-02-02 kl. 00:48     315 words
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The tournament, which will also feature Canada, Germany, Italy, Norway, South Korea and Sweden, will be staged at the newly refurbished Gangneung Hockey Center (10,000). Teams will play a round-robin preliminary round.

percentage. The victory was Team USA's sixth straight major international tournament title, a streak that began with the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.... World Sled Hockey Challenge in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia; the 2015 IPC Sled Hockey World Championship in Buffalo, New York; the 2015 World Sled Hockey Challenge in Leduc, Alberta; and the 2014 Paralympic...
 
   
Tokyo Olympic Medals to be Made from Recycled Phones
 
 DailyMe.Com     2017-02-02 kl. 00:40     86 words
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The medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics will be made from metals reclaimed from discarded cell phones.

The medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics will be made from metals reclaimed from discarded cell phones.Olympic organizers say they are asking the Japanese public to donate old phones or other old electronic appliances in an effort to
 
   
Villaraigosa concerned Trump’s immigration action will harm L.A.’s Olympics bid
 
 Sacramento Bee     2017-02-02 kl. 00:36     520 words
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Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Wednesday that while he’s hesitant to react to every “uninformed and ill-informed tweet from the

Olympic Committee about L.A.’s interest in bidding to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympic Games, said he spoke Tuesday with Casey Wasserman, chairman of LA 2024, suggesting “he’s done an incredible job making the case for Los Angeles.
 
   
Britain's best Mum... Lesley Manville sitcom scoops Broadcast Award
 
 Chortle     2017-02-02 kl. 00:22     227 words
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Mum has been named best comedy at the Broadcast Awards. The BBC Two show – starring Lesley Manville and written by Stefan Golaszewski – won out above fellow nominees Catastrophe, Camping, Fleabag, Murder In Successville and Chewing Gum.

Paralympics coverage.

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Bukit Jalil dengue outbreak, seven still receiving treatment
 
 Astro Awani     2017-02-02 kl. 00:18     173 words
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KUALA LUMPUR : Seven individuals from the sporting fraternity who are believed to have contracted dengue in the Bukit Jalil Sports Complex area are still receiving treatment.

The outbreak has claimed the life of Mohd Nor Izuwan Mohd Ariffin, MSN's manager of the national Paralympic team, who lived at Vista MSN at the complex. - BERNAMA.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals will be made from recycled mobile phones
 
 Techly     2017-02-01 kl. 23:53     464 words
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The Rio 2016 Olympics may have only just finished, but Japan’s efforts to prepare for the Tokyo Olympics in 2020 are already in full swing.

The organising committee hopes that they will receive enough donations to make all 5000 medals required for the Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
CBC will increase its value to Canadians, says new accountability plan
 
 Cartt.ca     2017-02-01 kl. 23:42     297 words
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OTTAWA - CBC/Radio-Canada vowed to become more digital, more local, and more ambitious in its Canadian programming in a new plan detailing how it will spend the federal government’s reinvestment.

According to the aptly named CBC/Radio-Canada Accountability Plan , the Corp. will allot: - $27M in 2016-17 and $34M in 2017-18 and ongoing to protect select existing programs and services, showcase Canada’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes, and
 
   
Paralyzed veterans racing team trains ne
 
 10connects.com     2017-02-01 kl. 23:23     424 words
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"GPS reads all the metrics power, heart rate, cadence." said Navy veteran Will Groulx, who may have lost the power of his legs in a motorcycle accident, but he has the heart and spirit of a champion.

"I was able to represent the United States in the Paralympics in Rio this past September and was able to win a gold medal in the road race," said Groulx.
 
   
Tokyo will make its 2020 Olympic medals from recycled smartphones
 
 Mashable     2017-02-01 kl. 23:20     229 words
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Britain's Amy Tinkler, United States Simone Biles and Aly Raisman at Rio 2016.

Olympics organizers are hoping to construct medals for Tokyo 2020 from recycled smartphones. “Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic medals will be made out of people’s thoughts and appreciation for avoiding waste,” said three-time Olympic gold

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Business › Ceremony held to mark completion of Ginza Six complex
 
 Japan Today     2017-02-01 kl. 23:12     714 words
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Business Feb. 02, 2017 - 06:44AM JST ( ) TOKYO — The Ginza 6-10 District Urban Redevelopment Partnership announced Wednesday that it held a ceremony at the new Ginza Six mixed-use complex to mark the completion of construction on Jan 31.

Paralympics.  “Ginza Six also offers a safe, comfortable network for pedestrians, the largest rooftop garden in Ginza, a bus terminal and a tourist information center, all of which have been eagerly anticipated by the people of Ginza.

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While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Feb 2 edition
 
 Straits Times     2017-02-01 kl. 23:04     490 words
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Former ExxonMobil chief Rex Tillerson confirmed as US secretary of state The US Senate confirmed former ExxonMobil chief Rex Tillerson as the next secretary of state, handing a major boost to President Donald Trump as he builds his Cabinet.

In a push to give the Olympics an environmentally friendly hue, Tokyo's organising committee is aiming to collect eight tonnes of gold, silver and bronze at recycling bins across Japan from April, officials said, to make 5,000 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Big Brother's Josie Gibson has already injured herself on The Jump 2017
 
 Telly Mix     2017-02-01 kl. 22:58     298 words
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Big Brother housemate Josie Gibson has already injured herself training for The Jump 2017 . But the ballsy TV star says it won't stop her going all out when the live shows start this weekend.

More celebs on The Jump this year are rugby player Gareth Thomas and Paralympic medalist Kadeena Cox and retired pro cyclist Bradley Wiggins.
 
   
Trail Blazer: Blind Triathlete Wins National Title, Eyes Repeat
 
 Medill News Service     2017-02-01 kl. 22:28     760 words
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By Kathleen McAuliffe Swimming 750 meters, cycling 24.8 miles and then running 6.2 miles is demanding enough. But at this year’s USA Triathlon national championships, Ashley Eisenmenger couldn’t see the pool before diving into the water.

The organization pairs disabled athletes with volunteer guides and subsidizes athletes’ equipment and racing costs.
 
   
Staying afloat
 
 Straits Times     2017-02-01 kl. 22:15     836 words
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Where there was blue, now there is green. Five years ago, Yan Kit Swimming Complex was demolished. Like a disused grave, the rectangular pool was filled with soil and covered up. Today, a carpet of grass rests lightly on it.

The complex, leased by the authorities to the school, has helped train a new generation of swimmers, who include Paralympians Yip Pin Xiu and Theresa Goh.

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10 Mins With: Kelly Gallagher
 
 InTheSnow     2017-02-01 kl. 22:05     895 words
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PARALYMPIC Games champion skier Kelly Gallagher has spoken about her horror crash for the first time revealing that she felt she had a lucky escape despite suffering a dislocated elbow and three fractured ribs.

10 Mins With: Kelly Gallagher. PARALYMPIC Games champion skier Kelly Gallagher has spoken about her horror crash for the first time revealing that she felt she had a lucky escape despite suffering a dislocated elbow and three fractured ribs.The...
 
   
‘Understanding Differences’ at Del Mar Heights
 
 Del Mar Times     2017-02-01 kl. 21:56     154 words
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Understanding Differences is a unique disability awareness program, created by the parents and staff at Del Mar Heights.

They also had the opportunity to play sit-down volleyball with a Paralympic athlete, maneuver through an obstacle course while sitting in a wheelchair and test their dexterity with one-handed shoelace tying.

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Inspiring Super Bowl Commercials of the Past
 
 Make It Better     2017-02-01 kl. 21:50     257 words
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There are a few different things we love about the Super Bowl, like the food, time we spend with our family and friends, and the halftime show. But by far the best part about the big game is the commercials.

5. Toyota’s “Move Mountains” This commercial featured Paralympian medalist Amy Purdy  and demonstrated just how important it is to get back up and keep trying when you’re knocked down.
 
   
The New Key to Success for Puerto Rico
 
 Eurohockey.com     2017-02-01 kl. 21:37     1293 words
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"Hockey is indeed for everyone." Philip Painter is a passionate fan.

Sledge hockey has grown to be a very popular Paralympic sport, allowing athletes with a permanent disability the chance to play at a high level with slightly different rules.... Paralympic participation for sledge hockey is growing every single year as...
 
   
15 Favorite Comeback Moments In Olympic History To Celebrate National Get Up Day
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-01 kl. 21:28     1800 words
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By Lisa Costantini | Feb. 01, 2017, 1:24 p.m. (ET) Feb. 1, 2017 marks the first annual National Get Up Day, declared by U.S. Figure Skating and The Registrar at National Day Calendar.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Deaf civil servant was left 'stranded' on the floor of train with her
 
 Daily Mail     2017-02-01 kl. 21:23     638 words
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Hannah Al-othman For Mailonline 18:02 GMT, 1 February 2017

Last month Paralympic athlete Anne Wafula Strike revealed she was forced to urinate in her clothes on a CrossCountry train because there were no working disabled toilets.

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Pakistani Teen Who Lost a Leg in Earthquake Now a Skiing Competitor
 
 KFOR FM 103.3 1240 AM     2017-02-01 kl. 21:22     374 words
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Randy Williams/ABC News (WINTER PARK, Colo.) — It has been a long ride to the top of Winter Park Ski Resort in Colorado for Insha Afsar. But even on just one ski, it’s a quick trip down. “I’m a person that likes going fast, doing everything fast.

She is now one of the top skiers from Pakistan and hopes to represent the country in the upcoming 2018 Paralympics in South Korea.
 
   
Olympic medals for Tokyo 2020 Games to be made from old mobile phones
 
 Latest Nigerian News.com     2017-02-01 kl. 20:58     147 words
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Olympic and Paralympic medals for the Tokyo 2020 Games will be made from discarded or obsolete mobile phones. Business Headlines Yesterday [Tue-31-Jan-2017] $265bn required to eradicate poverty, hunger 'IFAD - The Sun $3.

Olympic and Paralympic medals for the Tokyo 2020 Games will be made from discarded or obsolete mobile phones.
 
   
Japan ask citizens to donate old phones to make recycled 2020 Olympics medals
 
 Post Online Media     2017-02-01 kl. 20:39     171 words
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Games   Collection boxes at 2,400 cellphone stores in Japan Staff Writer | Wednesday February 1, 2017 | 8 minutes ago Japan plans to make the 2020

Games   Collection boxes at 2,400 cellphone stores in Japan Staff Writer | Wednesday February 1, 2017 | 8 minutes ago Japan plans to make the 2020. ...Summer Olympic and Paralympic medals from recycled electronic devices instead of metal from a

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OPTIMISING ORAL HEALTH AMONG DUTCH ELITE ATHLETES FOR RIO 2016
 
 British Journal of Sports Medicine     2017-02-01 kl. 20:31     310 words
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Abstract Background Elite athletes are at high risk for poor oral health. A screening program to monitor oral health and create dental awareness can improve oral health among elite athletes.

Participants 800 Dutch athletes eligible for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro 2016 were invited to a costless an voluntary intraoral examination.... Regular screening of oral health incorporated into the general preventive health care of elite athletes is necessary to ensure athletes are fully healthy during competitions like the Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
IMPLEMENTATION OF AN INJURY AND ILLNESS SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM IN PARALYMPIC ATHLETES (ISSPA) - A STUDY IN GERMAN PARACYCLING ATHLETES
 
 British Journal of Sports Medicine     2017-02-01 kl. 20:31     284 words
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Abstract Background Despite the increasing training and competition load of disabled athletes, a standardised monitoring system of their injuries and illnesses is sparse.

IMPLEMENTATION OF AN INJURY AND ILLNESS SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM IN PARALYMPIC ATHLETES (ISSPA) -... Abstract Background Despite the increasing training and competition load of disabled athletes, a standardised monitoring system of their injuries and illnesses...
 
   
LONG-TERM CONSEQUENCES OF INTERPERSONAL VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN IN SPORT
 
 British Journal of Sports Medicine     2017-02-01 kl. 20:31     308 words
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Abstract Background A recent prevalence study in the Netherlands and Belgium showed that 38% of children in sport experienced psychological violence, 11% physical violence, and 14% sexual violence.

disabled athletes, and those competing at the international level reported significantly more experiences with interpersonal violence in sport.
 
   
THE PREVENTION OF SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH IN ATHLETES: CARDIOVASCULAR SCREENING PRACTICES IN UNITED STATES NATIONAL GOVERNING BODIES AND PARALYMPIC COMMITTEES
 
 British Journal of Sports Medicine     2017-02-01 kl. 20:31     308 words
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Abstract Background Cardiac screening in athletes has recently been a focus of investigation and debate among the sports medicine community.

CARDIOVASCULAR SCREENING PRACTICES IN UNITED STATES NATIONAL GOVERNING BODIES AND PARALYMPIC COMMITTEES.... Setting United States National Governing Bodies (NGBs) and National Paralympic Committees (NPCs).
 
   
CONCUSSION KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES, AND BELIEFS AMONGST SPORTS MEDICINE PERSONNEL AT THE 2015 CEREBRAL PALSY FOOTBALL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
 
 British Journal of Sports Medicine     2017-02-01 kl. 20:31     296 words
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Background Concussion poses a challenge to sports medicine personnel, especially those working in contact sports such as football. In disability sport, the correct assessment and management of this injury is paramount.

Inherent difficulties were identified in the assessment and management of concussion in disabled athletes and the majority recognised an urgent need for expert clinical guidance for this population.Steffan Griffin.
 
   
THE DEVELOPMENT OF A WEEKLY E-DIARY FOR SELF-REPORTED INJURIES AND ILLNESSES IN PARALYMPIC SPORTS: THE SPORTS-RELATED INJURIES AND ILLNESSES IN PARALYMPIC SPORT STUDY (SRIIPSS)
 
 British Journal of Sports Medicine     2017-02-01 kl. 20:30     313 words
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Abstract Background Few studies have longitudinally assessed the epidemiology of sports-related injuries and illnesses in Paralympic sport (SRIIPS).

THE DEVELOPMENT OF A WEEKLY E-DIARY FOR SELF-REPORTED INJURIES AND ILLNESSES IN PARALYMPIC SPORTS:... THE SPORTS-RELATED INJURIES AND ILLNESSES IN PARALYMPIC SPORT STUDY (SRIIPSS).... Abstract Background Few studies have longitudinally assessed the epidemiology of sports-related injuries and illnesses in Paralympic...
 
   
British royal speaks out on Trump's immigration ban Read Full Article
 
 AOL.com     2017-02-01 kl. 20:25     4050 words
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A member of the British royal family is speaking out against President Trump's immigration ban.

September 2012 Kate looked chic and professional at the Paralympics Day 4 medal ceremony.... October 2012 Kate attended a royal reception for team Great Britain's Olympic and Paralympic athletes, wearing a black floral dress with sheer sleeves.

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Eat Sleep Live – The Cavendish Collection
 
 Foxley Docket     2017-02-01 kl. 19:44     634 words
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Eat Sleep Live – Reclaimed wood company   Based in Nottingham, Eat Sleep Live create beautiful hand crafted furniture, exclusively utilising reclaimed wood sourced from historic buildings dotted around the United Kingdom.

Some find inspiration in a euphoric experience, some find Highgrove serves as the private domicile of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales and   The 2016 Paralympics began with a bang in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on the   Kensington Bespoke is
 
   
Olympic News Website Smashes Online Records, Looks Forward To 2018 Winter Olympics And Tokyo 2020
 
 SWNS.com     2017-02-01 kl. 19:38     454 words
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Nick Butler and Duncan Mackay at the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Olympic news website  insidethegames.biz  is celebrating a year of smashing records and is looking forward to achieving even more in 2017.

The highlight for this year for insidethegames.biz is covering the race to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics.... The insidethegames.biz team is also preparing for next year’s Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang in South Korea.

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Paralympian has 'no regrets' going public about being forced to wet herself on train
 
 itv.com     2017-02-01 kl. 19:33     446 words
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Play video Video report by ITV News Anglia's A leading paralympian, who was forced to wet herself on a train because there was no working disabled toilet, says she has "no regrets" about going public about her experience.

Paralympian has 'no regrets' going public about being forced to wet herself on train.... Play video Video report by ITV News Anglia's A leading paralympian, who was forced to wet herself on a train because there was no working disabled toilet, says she...

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Medals for Tokyo 2020 Games to be made from recycled material
 
 Irie FM     2017-02-01 kl. 19:23     226 words
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1-954-623-7216 | 1-876-974-5051 Email: customerservice@iriefm.net Medals for Tokyo 2020 Games to be made from recycled material by Dwight Fraser February 1st, 2017 Olympic and Paralympic medals for the Tokyo 2020 games will be made from recycled
 
   
Casual dining expert trio launch ‘fresh Indian’ pop-up restaurant in London in collaboration with Crisis
 
 Propel Hospitality.com     2017-02-01 kl. 19:07     8506 words
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Story of the Day: Investment group abandons Punch bid paving way for Heineken takeover Emerald Investment Partners, set up by former Punch finance director Alan McIntosh in 2012, has confirmed it will not make an offer for Punch.

Paralympic legend Baroness Tanni Grey Thompson, who wrote the foreword to the guide, added: “This guidance is a positive step in promoting access for all.... Let’s embrace the legacy of the Paralympics and ensure equality and accessibility remain key...

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Tokyo 2020 medals to be made from recycled cellphones
 
 LocalSRY.com     2017-02-01 kl. 19:03     227 words
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Published 02/01 2017 12:48PM Updated 02/01 2017 12:48PM (CNN) Olympic and Paralympic Games have traditionally always been about gold, silver and bronze, but organizers of Tokyo 2020 want their Games to be remembered for being green.

Published 02/01 2017 12:48PM Updated 02/01 2017 12:48PM (CNN) Olympic and Paralympic Games have traditionally always been about gold, silver and bronze, but organizers of Tokyo 2020 want their Games to be remembered for being green.The Japanese

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New sport school building
 
 Uzbekistan National News Agency     2017-02-01 kl. 18:55     337 words
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09:29 In Mirobod district of the capital city Tashkent, a new building of a sport school for children and young people has been commissioned. The school specializes in games-based sports and field and track athletics.

Bright examples of these are high achievements of Aleksandr Svechnikov and Sofiya Burkhonova in the XV Paralympic Games that took place in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro in the year 2016.
 
   
NHK World Shines Spotlight on Tokyo & Neighbor Cities
 
 World Screen News     2017-02-01 kl. 18:48     397 words
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2 hours ago Top Stories TOKYO: With the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games just three years away, NHK World TV is introducing two new programs about the host city and its neighboring prefectures that will air under the theme One Step from Tokyo.

With the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games just three years away, NHK World TV is introducing two new programs about the host city and its neighboring prefectures that will air under the theme One Step from Tokyo.The three-part Tokyo Eye 2020 will
 
   
2020 Tokyo Olympics in focus, sports gets big hike in Union Budget
 
 Hindustan Times     2017-02-01 kl. 18:48     294 words
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With focus on the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, the Union government on Wednesday substantially increased the allocation for sport in its budget for 2017-2018. The estimated budget allocated for the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is now Rs 1,943.

However, the budget for paralympic sports has been reduced from Rs 4 crore to Rs 1 lakh.... The ministry in its release clarified that funds for promotion of paralympic sports will be funded by Khelo India project.
 
   
Rio champion Cundy selected for Worlds
 
 BBC     2017-02-01 kl. 18:47     205 words
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Double Rio 2016 champion Jody Cundy has been named in Great Britain's squad for March's UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships.

Three-time Paralympic champion Aileen McGlynn, with pilot Louise Haston, is selected for the first time since 2012.
 
   
- TFS coaches name Indians of the Week
 
 Now Habersham     2017-02-01 kl. 18:46     68 words
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Competition set for local Paralympian McKenzie Coan Piedmont Releases Women's Basketball Slate Tallulah Falls names Indians of the Week

Competition set for local Paralympian McKenzie Coan Piedmont Releases Women's Basketball Slate Tallulah Falls names Indians of the Week. ...
 
   
Russian sports minister confident Russia will be able to cope with doping problems
 
 Tass.ru     2017-02-01 kl. 18:37     507 words
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KAZAN, February 1. /TASS/. Russia will be able to cope with doping problems, Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov said at the ministry’s board meeting on Wednesday. "I can’t but say about the situation in anti-doping policy.

As a result, WADA suggested that the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and all international sports federations ban Russian athletes from all international sports competitions, including Rio 2016.
 
   
Latest developments in mobility to increase passenger safety
 
 Bus Ride     2017-02-01 kl. 18:18     700 words
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By Angelo D’Urso During the 2016 Paralympics, we once again witnessed how the human spirit can be strong enough to overcome most physical barriers.

By Angelo D’Urso During the 2016 Paralympics, we once again witnessed how the human spirit can be strong enough to overcome most physical barriers.In defiance of their impairments, Paralympians were able to inspire the whole world with their

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FA Disability England Trial Day
 
 Shropshire FA     2017-02-01 kl. 18:05     357 words
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We are pleased to announce that Shrewsbury Town in the Community have been awarded a licence for the second year by The FA to host the FA Talent Identification Programme for disabled young players for the 2016/ 17 season.

    12-16 years Cost:    FREE (The programme is funded by The FA) Please share this information with anyone who may be interested.  It would be a fantastic achievement if we could discover the next England and Paralympics player in our
 
   
Three reasons why Anja Wicker loves skiing
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-01 kl. 17:56     248 words
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Germany’s biathlon Paralympic champion is excited ahead of her home World Championships in Finsterau, from 10-19 February.

Germany’s biathlon Paralympic champion is excited ahead of her home World Championships in Finsterau, from 10-19 February.Germany’s biathlon Paralympic champion Anja Wicker had a promising start to the year by securing six podium-finishes in the
 
   
Dubai to host 2017 Asian Youth Games
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-01 kl. 17:56     196 words
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The event involving around 600 athletes will take place between 10-14 December The Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) announced on Wednesday (1 February) that the 2017 Asian Youth Para Games will take place in Dubai, UAE, from 10-14 December.

The event involving around 600 athletes will take place between 10-14 December The Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) announced on Wednesday (1 February) that the 2017 Asian Youth Para Games will take place in Dubai, UAE, from 10-14 December.The last

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Cundy leads 14-strong GB team for para-cycling track world championships
 
 Bailiwick Express     2017-02-01 kl. 17:55     372 words
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Dame Sarah Storey, the 14-time Paralympic champion, will miss the Los Angeles event to focus on other goals. Jody Cundy will lead a 14-strong Great Britain team to next month’s UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships in Los Angeles.

Dame Sarah Storey, the 14-time Paralympic champion, will miss the Los Angeles event to focus on other goals....Paralympic champion who is absent from the event to focus on longer-term goals such as the Tokyo 2020 Games.... Jon Gildea and Cundy, who won C4-5 one-kilometre time-trial and team sprint gold medals at last September’s Rio Paralympics...

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Video: Russian paralympians barred from 2018 Winter Games qualifiers
 
 RINF.com     2017-02-01 kl. 17:55     25 words
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The International Paralympic Committee has declined a bid from the Russian Paralympic Committee to allow their athletes to compete in the qualifying

Video: Russian paralympians barred from 2018 Winter Games qualifiers.... The International Paralympic Committee has declined a bid from the Russian Paralympic Committee to allow their athletes to compete in the qualifying. ...rounds … Via Youtube.
 
   
Tokyo 2020 to make medals from mobiles
 
 CNN     2017-02-01 kl. 17:54     214 words
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(CNN)Olympic and Paralympic Games have traditionally always been about gold, silver and bronze, but organizers of Tokyo 2020 want their Games to be remembered for being green.

(CNN)Olympic and Paralympic Games have traditionally always been about gold, silver and bronze, but organizers of Tokyo 2020 want their Games to be remembered for being green.The Japanese public have been asked to donate unwanted mobile phones and

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Paris 2024 uses bold strategy to ready themselves to deliver the most sustainable Games ever
 
 Sports Features     2017-02-01 kl. 17:49     664 words
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NewsUpdate All energy will be green electricity © Paris 2024 All spectators will be able to use public transportation © Paris 2024. ...MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid
 
   
Inspirational paralympian Webster visited SSHS
 
 LIHerald.com     2017-02-01 kl. 17:48     311 words
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By Brian Kacharaba Four-time paralympic medalist Lora Webster visited South Side High School on Jan. 19 as part of the adapted games unit in physical education.

Inspirational paralympian Webster visited SSHS.... By Brian Kacharaba Four-time paralympic medalist Lora Webster visited South Side High School on Jan....rebounds. She also won silver medals at the 2008 (Beijing) and 2012 (London) Paralympic Games and a...
 
   
Gold medallist at 2016 Rio Paralympic Games inspiring next generation of rowers at Hackney school
 
 Ely Standard     2017-02-01 kl. 17:48     426 words
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Rowing team at Mossbourne Community Academy. chief coach, Paralympic gold medal winner Oliver James is inspiring the next generation of rowers at this state school © Nigel Sutton email pictures@nigelsuttonphotography.

Gold medallist at 2016 Rio Paralympic Games inspiring next generation of rowers at Hackney school.... Rowing team at Mossbourne Community Academy. chief coach, Paralympic gold medal winner Oliver James is inspiring the next generation of rowers at this...

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Should welfare come before winning?
 
 BBC     2017-02-01 kl. 17:46     1441 words
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It may have started out as a dispute between a track cyclist and her former coach.

and Paralympic athletes are in desperate need of review.... Despite their crucial role in distributing the billions of pounds that have helped bring about Britain's remarkable rise as a sporting superpower in successive Olympic and Paralympic Games, UK...

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals to be made from recycled mobile phones as organisers aim for sustainable Games
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-02-01 kl. 17:34     107 words
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers have asked the people in Japan to donate unwanted electronic devices so the metal can be used to help make medals for the Games.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers have asked the people in Japan to donate unwanted electronic devices so the metal can be used to help make medals for the Games.Some 5,000 medals will be needed for the Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
ANA HOLDINGS, Financial Results for the Nine Months ended December 31, 2016
 
 Air Transport News     2017-02-01 kl. 17:09     1350 words
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Executive Development Partner In cooperation with: Tweet Source: ANA HOLDINGS 01/02/2017 ANA HOLDINGS (hereafter "ANA HD") today reports its consolidated financial results for the nine months ended December 31, 2016.

competition in the aviation industry in both Japan and other countries. ?However, ANA HD also expects to benefit from the ongoing increase in demand for travel to Japan in the run-up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games and continued
 
   
NPA confirms probe against Gerrie Nel
 
 Eye Witness News     2017-02-01 kl. 16:03     208 words
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The NPA’s Luvuyo Mfaku says a complaint against Gerrie Nel and other prosecutors has been lodged.

The former state prosecutor shot to prominence when he convicted the late former national police commissioner Jackie Selebi of fraud and corruption and recently dominated global headlines when he prosecuted Paralympian Oscar Pistorius for murdering

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Knight silver tops most successful Skiing World Championships by British athlete
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-02-01 kl. 16:00     583 words
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3 hours ago On the fifth and final day of competition at the IPCAS World Championships Millie Knight, guided by Bret Wild closes out the most successful Skiing World Championships by a British athlete with another silver.

The team now take a well earned break before packing up and heading east to South Korea for the final legs of the IPCAS World Cup in next years Paralympic town of Pyeongchang where the British team hope to get back to the winning ways they were

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Tourist leaders back 2026 Swiss Winter Olympic bid, survey claims
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-01 kl. 15:51     519 words
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Dan Palmer Wednesday, 1 February 2017 Swiss Olympic has hailed a new survey which claims that tourist leaders have backed the country's proposed bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

Dan Palmer Wednesday, 1 February 2017 Swiss Olympic has hailed a new survey which claims that tourist leaders have backed the country's proposed bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics...

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IOC welcomes quick action from US to allow athletes to compete in America
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-01 kl. 15:51     820 words
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Liam Morgan Wednesday, 1 February 2017 The United States Government granting expedited access to athletes to allow them to compete in America following President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration has been welcomed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti also denounced the move and insisted the city's bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics would be not be affected.

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BEF Vacancies
 
 British Dressage     2017-02-01 kl. 15:47     1290 words
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10:34 Para-Equestrian Dressage Performance Manager The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) is seeking a Para-Equestrian Dressage Performance

The BEF is now poised to reinvigorate its approach with a new strategy currently being developed collaboratively with the BEF’s Olympic and Paralympic discipline member bodies.... The para-dressage team are recognised as world leaders and continue to maintain their unbeaten track record at Paralympic...

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Top Para snowboarders set for Big White 2017
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-02-01 kl. 15:31     747 words
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Amy Purdy of the United States competes during the Women’s Para Snowboard Cross Standing at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.

Amy Purdy of the United States competes during the Women’s Para Snowboard Cross Standing at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.© Around 80 of the world’s top snowboarders from 25 countries are set to hit the slopes in Big White, Canada, for
 
   
Why is the Nada expo relevant to UK dealers?
 
 Motor Trader UK     2017-02-01 kl. 15:23     940 words
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America’s National Automobile Dealers Association Convention and Expo rolled into New Orleans last week for what is one of the biggest fixtures in the international car industry calendar.

This year’s speakers were US sports heroes Helio Castroneves (Indy 500 winner) and Amy Purdy (Paralympic snow boarder).
 
   
Who will win The Jump 2017? The head coach gives his exclusive verdict
 
 Yahoo! Lifestyle UK and Ireland     2017-02-01 kl. 15:13     1521 words
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Ski instructor to the stars and Telegraph Ski and Snowboard ski technique editor Warren Smith is once again the head coach on Channel 4’s risk-addled reality series The Jump.

Being a Paralympic double-gold medallist for Team GB Kadeena Cox -

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PIP INVESTIGATION: Politicians call for action over ‘widespread dishonesty by assessors’
 
 DisabledGo     2017-02-01 kl. 15:09     5513 words
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- 1 Feb 2017 PIP INVESTIGATION: Politicians call for action over ‘widespread dishonesty by assessors’ Labour, the Green party and the Liberal

The guide features a foreword from legendary British Paralympian Baroness Tanni Grey Thompson DBE, and is also endorsed by Paralympic tennis hero, Jordanne Whiley.... Baroness Tanni Grey Thompson DBE comments: “Having just witnessed yet another successful Paralympics...
 
   
William Merritt Charity Moves into New Disable Living Centre
 
 Ucan2Magazine.co.uk     2017-02-01 kl. 15:07     361 words
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The William Merritt Disabled Living Centre have moved into a newly renovated building in Leeds and Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson and the Lord and Lady 

Baroness Tanni,a former wheelchair racer and winner of numerous Paralympic Gold medals and a working peer in the House of Lords told guests at the event of the difficulties she faced as a child because of a lack of facilities for disabled
 
   
Both Manchester Clubs in Prem Lge Action Tonight
 
 Kfm Radio     2017-02-01 kl. 14:49     527 words
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In the Premier League this evening, after the top 4 all dropped points last night, Man City go to West Ham in a repeat of last month's FA Cup tie which saw Pep Guardiola's side win 5-0.

people across Japan.             This effort, the first of its kind for the Olympics, will ultimately result in enought metal to make all 5,000 Olympic and Paralympic medals.Clem Ryan.
 
   
2020 Tokyo Olympics Medals Will Use E-Waste Metal
 
 PC Magazine     2017-02-01 kl. 14:46     357 words
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Olympic organizers will ask Japanese citizens to donate their old electronic devices. Every single electronic device we buy, be it a smartphone , tablet, laptop , or fitness band, contains small amounts of a range of metals.

In total, 5,000 medals need to be produced to cater for both Olympic and Paralympic athletes.
 
   
Paralympian to bring "revolutionary" medtech to Invictus Games
 
 Medical Plastics News     2017-02-01 kl. 14:40     540 words
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Paralympian Phil Eaglesham has successfully completed a campaign to raise enough money to build a new wheelchair which could be unveiled at the Invictus Games this year.

Paralympian to bring "revolutionary" medtech to Invictus Games.... Paralympian Phil Eaglesham has successfully completed a campaign to raise enough money to build a new wheelchair which could be unveiled at the Invictus Games this year.The ex-marine, who...
 
   
Tokyo 2020 to Engage All of Japan in Creating the Games' Medals...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-02-01 kl. 14:36     786 words
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– Tokyo 2020 today invited the Japanese population to give to the organising committee its discarded or obsolete electronic devices in order to use the metal in the production of the medals that will be awarded to athletes at the Games.

40 kg - silver: 4,920 kg - bronze: 2,944 kg), which after the production process will result in two tons, an amount needed to produce 5,000 Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic medals....“Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic medals will be made out of people’s...

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Tokyo Olympic medals to be made up of bizarre materials
 
 GiveMeSport.com     2017-02-01 kl. 14:26     398 words
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In an effort to promote sustainability and cut down on costs for the games, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals will be made out of recycled metals taken from mobile phones and other electronic devices.

Article continues below This will be enough to create all 5,000 medals up for grabs across the Olympic and Paralympic games.

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NHK World preps travel doc
 
 C21 Media     2017-02-01 kl. 14:08     144 words
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NHK World TV, the English-language version of Japanese broadcaster NHK, is gearing up for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020 with a new factual series.

NHK World TV, the English-language version of Japanese broadcaster NHK, is gearing up for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020 with a new factual series.Three-part Tokyo Eye 2020 aims to introduce viewers to three of Japan’s lesser-known
 
   
Tokyo 2020 asks public to donate old phones for medals
 
 Maritzburg Sun     2017-02-01 kl. 14:05     290 words
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:40 In a push to give the Olympics an environmentally friendly hue, Tokyo’s organising committee is aiming to collect eight tonnes of gold, silver

from April, officials said, to make 5,000 Olympic and Paralympic medals.

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