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Glenn åker till parasportens gala
 
 Bohusläningen     2017-02-03 kl. 08:48     470 words
 
På lördag åker Glenn Johansson från Uddevalla till Parasportgalan i Stockholm. Han och "Det okända landslaget" är nominerade som ett av tre lag till urpremiären av parasportens egen gala.

Konferencierer är Åsa Llinares Norlin, tidigare paralympier i segling, och Radiosportens Lasse Persson.... Några sakkunniga från svensk parasport och några representanter från media.
 
   
Sara Lang med guldvittring i SM
 
 Jönköpings-Posten     2017-02-03 kl. 08:38     741 words
 
- Målet är att ta guld. Det säger Sara Lang som denna helg deltar i SM i rullstolscurling i Jönköping. Nästa stora dröm för Sara från Huskvarna är att få tävla i OS i Peking 2022.

Fakta: Rullstolscurling. Rullstolscurling debuterade på det paralympiska programmet i Italien 2006 och antalet utöver..... Fakta: Rullstolscurling. Rullstolscurling debuterade på det paralympiska programmet i Italien 2006 och antalet utöver växer...
 
   
Philip Jönsson siktar på att bli årets nykomling
 
 Sveriges Radio Skaraborg     2017-02-03 kl. 06:06     245 words
 
Publicerat kl 06.00 I helgen kan luftgevärsskytten Philip Jönsson från Ullervad utanför Mariestad få pris vid den nystartade Parasportgalan som hålls i Stockholm. Lyssna på hela reportaget med Philip Jönsson längst ner i artikeln.

Lyssna på hela reportaget med Philip Jönsson längst ner i artikeln.Jönsson som tog sig till två finaler vid Paralympics i Rio i somras är nominerad i klassen årets nykomling tillsammans med dressyrryttaren Louise Etzner Jakobsson och Fia
 
   
"Ska bli kul att gå på gala"
 
 Mariestads-Tidningen Plus     2017-02-03 kl. 06:05     632 words
 
I morgon rullas röda mattan ut på Scandic Continental i Stockholm. Det är dags för den första svenska Parasportgalan någonsin och en av hedersgästerna är Ullervadskillen Philip Jönsson. Skytten är nominerad till priset som Årets nykomling.

Men för den breda massan ute i Sverige slog Philip igenom med dunder och brak i sommarens Paralympics.... Jönsson under skyttet i paralympics. -... Men för den breda massan ute i Sverige slog Philip igenom med dunder och brak i sommarens Paralympics.
 
   
De siktar mot OS 2018
 
 SVT Nyheter Jönköping     2017-02-03 kl. 06:01     349 words
 
Det är SM i curling i Jönköping. Från Jönköpings Curling Club finns två deltagare som inte bara tagit sig till landslaget. Viljo och Mats-Ola är klara för Paralympics i Sydkorea.

Viljo och Mats-Ola är klara för Paralympics i Sydkorea.-... Paralympics 2018. Den här helgen är det SM hemma i Jönköping och då kommer Mats-Ola och Viljo bland annat att möta lagkamrater från landslaget.... Båda ska vara med i Paralympics i Sydkorea...
 
   
Tokyo-OS medaljer tillverkas av gammal hemelektronik
 
 Feber     2017-02-02 kl. 16:16     167 words
 
Återvinning for the win Guldmedalj från OS i Atlanta 1996 Foto: Mitch Ames / Wikipedia Visa inte Samhälle-artiklar Samhälle / Allmänt Arrangörerna bakom Olympiska spelen i Tokyo 2020 har meddelat att man kommer att använda återvunna

Runt 5.000 medaljer kommer att tillverkas till OS och Paralympics i Tokyo 2020. tokyo2020.jp + Här är nya loggan för OS i Tokyo Den gamla skrotades 96kg + -
 
   
Medaljörer prisades
 
 Helsingborgs Dagblad     2017-02-02 kl. 10:39     181 words
 
På onsdagskvällen hyllades förra årets medaljörer i olika sporter av Klippans kultur- och fritidsförvaltning. Elva sportutövare hade bjudits in, nio hade möjlighet att komma. Samlingen skedde på Klippans kulturcenter, i restaurang Parkköket.

Samlingen skedde på Klippans kulturcenter, i restaurang Parkköket.Samtliga inbjudna bor i Klippan, det var både elitidrottare, som OS-brottaren Jenny Fransson, junior-, veteran- och handikappidrottare representerade.
 
   
Linnéa kämpar för allas rätt till idrott
 
 Östra Småland     2017-02-02 kl. 08:45     662 words
 
Linnéa Thurfjell är en så godhjärtad person att man kan undra om hon inte är lite änglalik ändå. - Knappast! Jag har lyssnat på för mycket hårdrock för det, säger hon och skrattar.

Linnéa Thurfjell har blivit en lokalkändis för sitt engagemang i handikappidrott, eller parasport som det numera heter. -... Flera tatueringar och väggar fyllda med hårdrocksskivor skvallrar om ett annat intresse förutom parasport. -
 
   
Intl news  
2020 golf venue to vote on ending ban on women: reports
 
 Investing.com     2017-02-03 kl. 08:38     335 words
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© . A woman is silhouetted against a monitor showing Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics emblems during the Olympic and Paralympic flag-raising

© . A woman is silhouetted against a monitor showing Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics emblems during the Olympic and Paralympic flag-raising. ...ceremony at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in Tokyo By Chris Gallagher TOKYO (Reuters) -
 
   
Japan-Pacific partnership continues to strengthen
 
 Matangi Tonga     2017-02-03 kl. 08:26     376 words
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Japan continues to strengthen its partnership with Pacific island countries commiting to more regional development in the Pacific at the 3 rd

2020 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, and other major international sporting events hosted by Pacific island countries.
 
   
Russian paralympians have one year to get permission to enter 2018 Games
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-02-03 kl. 08:19     28 words
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On November 21, the IPC made public a list of criteria Russia must meet to resume the RPC membership and be allowed to take part in international

Russian paralympians have one year to get permission to enter 2018 Games.
 
   
Five For Friday: Cross-Country Skiing/Nordic Combined
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-03 kl. 08:16     207 words
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Five For Friday: Freestyle Skiing Five For Friday: Para Snowboard Five For Friday: Rugby Five For Friday: Snowboarding/Freeskiing The

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Five For Friday: Para Snowboarding
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-03 kl. 08:16     300 words
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Five For Friday: Cross-Country Skiing/Nordic Combined Five For Friday: Freestyle Skiing Five For Friday: Rugby Five For Friday: 

from 25 nations, will serve as a preview to the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.... Among the U.S. athletes in snowboardcross are Amy Purdy, a bronze medalist in the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games and “Dancing with the Stars” runner-up.
 
   
Morgan Schild Tops Reigning Olympic Champion For First Moguls World Cup Win
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-03 kl. 06:49     303 words
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By Craig Bohnert | Feb. 03, 2017, 12:14 a.m. (ET) Morgan Schild celebrates on the podium after winning women's moguls at the FIS Freestyle World Cup at Deer Valley Resort on Feb. 2, 2017 in Park City, Utah.

leader. Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Tokyo Olympics Medals To Be Made From Recycled Mobile Phones
 
 Latest Nigerian News.com     2017-02-03 kl. 06:41     20 words
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Olympic and Paralympic medals for the Tokyo 2020 Games will be made from recycled mobile phones.

Olympic and Paralympic medals for the Tokyo 2020 Games will be made from recycled mobile phones.The Japanese public will .
 
   
AfriForum defends ANC assault on its hiring Nel – a space to watch.
 
 BizNews.com     2017-02-03 kl. 06:32     470 words
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Gerrie Nel If, as some analyst or leading politician said the other day, our National Prosecution Authority, NPA , has been turned into Zuma’s

Bull terrier-like Gerrie Nel , hit the global stage when he put Paralympic champion, ‘ BladeRunner’ Oscar Pistorius away for murder last year, slamming the door shut further after his State appeal against Pistorius’s too light a jail sentence
 
   
"Ska bli kul att gå på gala"
 
 Mariestads-Tidningen Plus     2017-02-03 kl. 06:05     632 words
 
I morgon rullas röda mattan ut på Scandic Continental i Stockholm. Det är dags för den första svenska Parasportgalan någonsin och en av hedersgästerna är Ullervadskillen Philip Jönsson. Skytten är nominerad till priset som Årets nykomling.

Men för den breda massan ute i Sverige slog Philip igenom med dunder och brak i sommarens Paralympics.... Jönsson under skyttet i paralympics. -... Men för den breda massan ute i Sverige slog Philip igenom med dunder och brak i sommarens Paralympics.
 
   
NZers to contest Nitro athletics series
 
 Yahoo! News Australia     2017-02-03 kl. 06:02     213 words
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, 3:40 pm A 24-strong New Zealand team will contest a three-meeting athletics series fronted by Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt beginning in Melbourne this weekend.

The team includes two para-athletes with Rio Paralympics gold medallist Anna Grimaldi and Will O'Neill competing in the 100m events.

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Magic Moments frozen in time
 
 China Daily Asia     2017-02-03 kl. 06:01     148 words
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, 12:05 By The thrill of victory inevitably triggers an emotional response, as these athletes showed in 2016 Team China celebrates after defeating Serbia 3-1 to win the gold medal in women's volleyball at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games on Aug 20.

(Photo by Xinhua) Lauritta Onye of Nigeria jumps for joy as she's joined by Tunisia's silver medalist Rima Abdelli after winning the F40 shot put final at the Rio Paralympics in September.
 
   
World champs underway
 
 Castanet.net     2017-02-03 kl. 05:02     104 words
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Photo: Contributed The World Para Snowboard Championships are underway at Big White. A large crowd gathered for the opening ceremonies Wednesday night in the village centre.

Carla Qualtrough, minister of sport and persons with disabilities, and Todd Nicholson, Team Canada chef-de-mission for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympics, addressed the crowd and welcomed the athletes.
 
   
INTERVIEW: Gerrie Nel talks about his AfriForum move
 
 ENCA     2017-02-03 kl. 04:56     154 words
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JOHANNESBURG - Prominent prosecutor, Advocate Gerrie Nel, recently resigned from the National Prosecuting Authority. He has now joined lobby group, AfriForum, as head of its private prosecutions unit.

WATCH: AfriForum media briefing with Gerrie Nel During Nel’s 35-year career at the NPA, he put disgraced top cop, Jackie Selebi, and former Paralympian, Oscar Pistorius, behind bars.
 
   
Nelson Delegation to Visit Sister City of Izu-shi in Japan
 
 The Nelson Daily     2017-02-03 kl. 04:52     448 words
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This stone lantern in the Friendship Garden was a gift from the people of Izu-shi, Nelson’s sister city in Japan.

"Izu-shi is the host city for several cycling events, including mountain biking and track cycling, for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Japan collects old gadgets to craft 2020 Olympic medals
 
 Twwtn.com     2017-02-03 kl. 04:48     2182 words
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Winners are grinners at the 2016 Rio Olympic games The gold, silver and bronze medals handed out at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games may also feature a

Announced yesterday, the venture calls on the people of Japan to donate their old gadgets and play a part in forming the some 5,000 Olympic and Paralympic medals that will be awarded at the 2020 games.... "Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic medals will be...
 
   
Ex-Wisconsin hockey coach Jeff Sauer dies; won 2 NCAA titles
 
 Kauai Garden Island News     2017-02-03 kl. 04:17     103 words
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2:19 pm FILE - In this March 11, 2014, file photo, United States' head coach Jeff Sauer, top center, speaks to his team during time-out in an ice sledge hockey match against Russia at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia.

2:19 pm FILE - In this March 11, 2014, file photo, United States' head coach Jeff Sauer, top center, speaks to his team during time-out in an ice sledge hockey match against Russia at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia.Sauer, who led...
 
   
Wisconsin heads east for Armory Track ...
 
 UWBadgers.com     2017-02-03 kl. 04:01     518 words
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MADISON, Wis. – For the fourth-straight year, the Wisconsin men's and women's track and field teams will take on some of the nation's best Friday and Saturday at the Armory Invitational in New York City.

McDonald will toe the line with professional runner Drew Hunter and 2016 Paralympics gold medalist Mike Brannigan, as well as seven of the top collegiate runners.
 
   
Japanese Roboticist Predicts Society of Robots in Near Future
 
 Latin American Herald Tribune     2017-02-03 kl. 04:00     383 words
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TOKYO – Japanese scientist Hiroshi Ishiguro, creator of humanoid robots which are capable of interacting with people, said on Thursday he believes human beings will be living in a society of robots in the next few years.

These robots could also help resolve several problems during the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, to be held in Tokyo, as “for robots, it’s easy to speak as many as 30 languages.” The Japanese scientist does not consider himself to be like
 
   
Old is gold: 2020 Games medals to be made from electronic waste
 
 HT Syndication     2017-02-03 kl. 03:58     141 words
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The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. NEW DELHI, Feb.

The 2020 Olympics and Paralympics will require a total of around 5,000 medals and the organisers are hoping to collect eight tonnes of metal - including 40kg of gold, 4,920kg of silver and 2,944kg of bronze - to achieve their target.
 
   
Tanith White's 5 Reasons To Watch Curling Night In America
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-03 kl. 03:55     886 words
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By Stuart Lieberman | Feb. 02, 2017, 8:01 p.m. (ET) Tanith White reports for NBCSN at a "Curling Night in America" taping on Dec. 3, 2015.

Stuart Lieberman covered Paralympic sports for three years at the International Paralympic Committee, including at the London 2012 and Sochi 2014 Games.
 
   
2016 and its guilt - Guardian
 
 Naija Daily Wire     2017-02-03 kl. 03:47     54 words
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Guardian They also mentioned the high points in Nigerian sports where the Super Falcons who won the African Women Cup of Nations for a record eight

2016 and its guilt - Guardian. Guardian They also mentioned the high points in Nigerian sports where the Super Falcons who won the African Women Cup of Nations for a record eight. ...out of 10 times, as well as the commendable feat of the Nigerian paralympians...
 
   
RRCA Announces National Running Award Winners
 
 Running Journal     2017-02-03 kl. 03:30     355 words
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Date:  02/02/2017 - 18:24 ARLINGTON, VA — Since 1971, the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) has celebrated the contributions of dedicated leaders, volunteers, and athletes for the sport of running through the National Running Awards program.

Paralympian, Baltimore, MD.
 
   
Big White hosts snowboarders from all over world
 
 Global News Canada     2017-02-03 kl. 03:26     329 words
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The 2017 World Para Snowboard Championships got underway at Big White near Kelowna with opening ceremonies on Wednesday. On Thursday, athletes hit the slopes for two days of training before two days of competition starting on Saturday.

In 2013, Mentel qualified for the 2014 Winter Paralympics.... She won the Paralympic gold medal in the snowboard cross event....paralympic games in South Korea.
 
   
2016 and its guilt
 
 The Guardian Nigeria     2017-02-03 kl. 03:14     800 words
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They pointed out that in recent times, and especially, with the raging economic recession, there has been an upswing in the emergence of mini industries of kidnapping for ransom or for rituals, baby factory gangs, among other cruelties.

They also mentioned the high points in Nigerian sports where the Super Falcons who won the African Women Cup of Nations for a record eight out of 10 times, as well as the commendable feat of the Nigerian paralympians to Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil.

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Akwa Ibom State News Online (web) - Ondo State News Online (web)
 
   
Royal Rio icing
 
 Star Community     2017-02-03 kl. 02:51     781 words
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:46 PM . Pakenham’s Matt Lewis has been recognised for his services to sport on the 2017 Australia Day honours list.

RUSSELL BENNETT By David Nagel Pakenham Paralympic gold medallist Matt Lewis will soon add a prestigious OAM to his growing medal count after being named on the 2017 Australia Day honours list.
 
   
"We need to know IOC members better", Los Angeles 2024 chief claims
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-03 kl. 02:45     789 words
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Liam Morgan Thursday, 2 February 2017 Los Angeles 2024 chief executive Gene Sykes has outlined not knowing enough International Olympic Committee (IOC) members as the Bid Committee's largest challenge as they submitted their third candidature file today.

Budapest 2024 have postponed the launch of their international campaign, however, due to growing calls for a referendum to be held on their Olympic and Paralympic bid.

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Inside The Games (web) - Around The Rings (web)
 
   
10 Reasons To Follow Olympic Sports This February
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-03 kl. 02:28     1422 words
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By Craig Bohnert | Feb. 02, 2017, 6:49 p.m. (ET) February is loaded with key landmarks for Team USA’s winter sports athletes, most notably Feb.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Tokyo 2020 Olympics Will Make Medals From Recycled Gadgets
 
 UberGizmo     2017-02-03 kl. 02:19     256 words
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If you’ve ever been to Japan, then you know that the country is famous for its recycling efforts, to the point where a bottle isn’t just a bottle, but it can be further separated by its plastic wrapper, its bottle cap, and the body of the bottle itself.

According to a report from The Japan Times (via Pocket-lint ), it seems that the organizers of the Olympics have decided that they will be forging both the Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Tokyo Olympic Medals to Be Made from Recycled Phones
 
 Digital Chosun     2017-02-03 kl. 02:03     215 words
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08:20 The medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics will be made from metals reclaimed from discarded cell phones.

08:20 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
 
   
Japanese football club holds clinics for kids
 
 Philippine Star     2017-02-03 kl. 02:02     343 words
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MANILA, Philippines - With an aim at strengthening friendship and cultural exchange through football, professional Japanese Football Club Shonan Bellmare is holding football clinics in the Philippines Feb. 3-5. Three coaches from J.

This encourages young players to pursue their goals and aspire to play in the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Wheelchair tennis star’s inspiring journey
 
 Gold Coast Bulletin     2017-02-03 kl. 01:31     424 words
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Leopold star faces knee surgery UNDER the most unexpected of circumstances, Martyn Dunn’s sporting career has come full circle.

Since last May Dunn has been under the guidance of the same coaches as Paralympic gold medallist and world No.
 
   
Tokyo Olympic Medals to be Made From Recycled Electronics
 
 Sputnik     2017-02-03 kl. 01:30     423 words
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The organizers hope that the move will promote sustainability, save money, and help contribute to the public's involvement in the games.

Some 5,000 medals will be issued to athletes during the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.... "In this age of materials, it is a great initiative to make Olympic and Paralympic medals, the symbol of hard work for athletes, out of metal collected from urban...

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Anastasia Marinakou to run alongside Ussain Bolt
 
 Neos Kosmos     2017-02-03 kl. 01:15     348 words
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The Greek champion makes her first appearance on an Australian trackfield on Saturday, at the Nitro Athletics Tournament Node Tools 03 February

NCAA champions, two Paralympic stars and four young Australians, not least among them Anastasia Marinakou, the middle distance runner who holds the Greek record for 1,500m.
 
   
The Jump love triangle emerges as Spencer Matthews hooks up with Vogue Williams AND Jade Jones
 
 Irish Mirror     2017-02-03 kl. 01:14     437 words
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Womanising Spencer Matthews has been at the centre of a love triangle on The Jump. The former I’m a Celebrity star, 27, got together with fellow contestant Vogue Williams – who was today forced to pull out of the show with a knee injury.

She said: “I hope I can do her proud.” Also in this year’s series are rugby players Gareth Thomas and Jason Robinson, footballer Robbie Fowler , cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins, gymnast Louis Smith and paralympic medallist Kadeena Cox.
 
   
Brittany Bowe Bows Out Of Worlds, Ends Season Early To Continue Concussion Recovery
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-03 kl. 01:01     364 words
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By Craig Bohnert | Feb. 02, 2017, 5:41 p.m. (ET) Brittany Bowe looks on before she competes in the 1,500-meter at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating held at Thialf Ice Arena on Dec. 13, 2015 in Heerenveen, Netherlands.

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Magic Moments frozen in time
 
 CHINAdaily.com.cn     2017-02-03 kl. 00:50     73 words
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The thrill of victory inevitably triggers an emotional response, as these athletes showed in 2016 Michael Phelps kisses his gold medal after anchoring the US to victory in the 4x100m freestyle relay at the Rio Olympics on Aug 7.

Rong Jing and bronze winner Zsuzsanna Krajnyak of Hungary wipe away each other's tears during the presentation ceremony for A foil wheelchair fencing at the Rio Paralympics in September.
 
   
Wheeler named to N.C. Sports Hall of Fame
 
 Warren Record     2017-02-03 kl. 00:46     472 words
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Norlina native Stephanie Wheeler has been named among the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame’s 2017 class which will be inducted in May.

She was a member of the United States women’s wheelchair basketball teams who won gold medals at the 2004 and 2008 Paralympics Games.... Most recently, Wheeler coached Team USA to the gold medal in the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janiero with a victory over defending Paralympics...
 
   
Landmark for Quest Dubbo
 
 Daily Liberal     2017-02-03 kl. 00:38     225 words
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Quest Apartments Dubbo has celebrated a new landmark after taking its 60,000th reservation. Quest Apartments Dubbo has celebrated a new landmark after taking its 60,000th reservation this week.

A number of high-profile visitors to Dubbo have stayed at Quest, including former prime minister Tony Abbott and 2017 Australia Day ambassador, Paralympic silver medallist Amanda Reid. “Tony Abbott stayed with us for his visit to Dubbo in May
 
   
Legendary hockey coach, a St. Paul native who led Badgers against Gophers, dies at 73
 
 WDAY     2017-02-03 kl. 00:25     706 words
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ST. PAUL — Jeff Sauer, who led Wisconsin's men's hockey team to two NCAA championships, died Thursday morning, Feb. 2, at the age of 73. Sauer, a Wisconsin native who grew up in St.

Under his guidance, the U.S. won the gold medal at the 2012 International Paralympic Committee Ice Sledge Hockey World Championship and the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

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Olympians to headline Triathlon Show: London 2017
 
 220 Triathlon     2017-02-03 kl. 00:14     568 words
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Two Olympians, swimmer Mark Foster and Rio triathlon medallist Vicky Holland, to speak at Triathlon Show: London 2017

Cunningham (Paralympic triathlete & High5 ambassador); Q&A:... My Paralympic challenge A ticket to the Triathlon Show:
 
   
Paris 2024 promise low ticket prices before submitting final candidature
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-03 kl. 00:07     385 words
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Nick Butler Thursday, 2 February 2017 Paris have promised that 13 million tickets will cost no more than €15 (£13/$16) if they are awarded the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.

and Paralympic Games.The news was announced shortly before a day of celebrations taking place here tomorrow to coincide with the final submission of Candidature Files.
 
   
Sweeping changes at renowned swim squad
 
 Noosa News     2017-02-03 kl. 00:03     325 words
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SWIMMING: Six-time Paralympic gold medallist Ellie Cole has joined the University of the Sunshine Coast's highly-acclaimed paralympic swim squad, amid significant changes there.

SWIMMING: Six-time Paralympic gold medallist Ellie Cole has joined the University of the Sunshine Coast's highly-acclaimed paralympic swim squad, amid significant changes there.Jan Cameron has left the head coach's role to take up a prominent position...

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Sunshine Coast Daily (web)
 
   
Jeff Sauer was "a good coach … better man"
 
 Channel 3000     2017-02-03 kl. 00:02     871 words
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Friends reminisce about the late UW hockey coach Updated: Feb 02, 2017 04:55 PM CST Jeff Sauer More City Life Jeff Sauer was such a good guy that he even liked hanging out with members of the “mainstream media,” a class not widely admired today.

More recently, he led the U.S. sled hockey team to a Paralympic gold medal in 2014 in Sochi, Russia.... Sauer and I wound up in a booth chatting for a newspaper column about his work with the Paralympic athletes.

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How World-class Snowboarder John Leslie Fought Cancer
 
 Teton Gravity Research     2017-02-03 kl. 00:01     149 words
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[embedded content] At just 10 years old, professional para-snowboarder John Leslie found a lump behind his knee. The tumor was osteogenic sarcoma, a type of bone cancer. Timing of the biopsy was impeccable.

Now the 23-year-old Paralympic snowboarder—who won 7th place in Sochi—is a full time athlete and has trained to become one of the world’s top riders.
 
   
Edmonton area snags 4 nominations for national sports tourism awards
 
 Global News Canada     2017-02-02 kl. 23:42     365 words
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; The 2016 Alberta Summer Games in Leduc. Quinn Ohler, Global News Four sporting events held in the Edmonton area have been named finalists for the 2017 Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance Awards, to be handed out in March.

The Canadian Track and Field Championships and Selection Trials for the 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games were nominated for the same award.
 
   
Curler makes it onto Team Canada
 
 Parksville Qualicum News     2017-02-02 kl. 23:28     565 words
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Ellis Tull practises at the Nanaimo Curling Centre last month. Tull was recently named to the Canadian national team for the 2017 world championships in Gangneung, South Korea.

It’s great timing for Tull to rise up the national team ranks right now, considering that the 2018 Paralympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea are only a year away.

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NSCD helps inspire other countries
 
 Sky-Hi Daily News     2017-02-02 kl. 22:43     876 words
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To some, it is an everyday occurrence to see people with disabilities accessing amenities with ease. The United States has implemented many programs to adapt to those with special needs.

Kotova said Russia’s system for people with disabilities mostly stayed the same until the Sochi Paralympics in 2014.... Kotova said the Paralympics most likely played a part in this shift, but Russia still has a long way to go.

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'I'm really disappointed to be out!' Vogue Williams forced to quit The
 
 Daily Mail     2017-02-02 kl. 22:26     1035 words
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Ryan Smith for MailOnline 19:55 GMT, 2 February 2017

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

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Japan eyes 500 farm, fishing port home-stay areas to boost overseas visitors
 
 Japan Times     2017-02-02 kl. 22:23     177 words
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The government aims to establish 500 areas for home-stays on farms and fishing communities across the country to help attain its goal of boosting the

The four-year action plan through 2020 when the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games are held will be approved by the Cabinet by the end of March, aiming to promote tourism particularly in rural areas, according to the draft.

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Hartford Financial beats by $0.14, misses on revenue
 
 Seeking Alpha     2017-02-02 kl. 22:21     96 words
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rtford Financial (NYSE:HIG): Q4 EPS of $1.08 beats by $0.14. Revenue of $4.54B (+0.7% Y/Y) misses by $180M.

Facebook tanks on guidance at CNBC.com (Oct 28, 2014) Paralympic athletes gain mass marketing clout at CNBC.com (Mar 11, 2014) Early movers:
 
   
Para Symposium strikes the right note
 
 British Dressage     2017-02-02 kl. 22:13     708 words
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18:15 Anyone who made the trip last weekend to the British Dressage Para Symposium ‘Teamwork Makes the Dream Work’ was rewarded with a range of

European, World and Paralympic gold medallist Sophie Wells....medal-winning performance A highlight was on Sunday afternoon as European, World and Paralympic gold medallist Sophie Wells closed the weekend by riding Valerius through their medal-winning Rio...

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After Missing The Olympic Team, Fencer Nicole Ross Medaled At 3 Of 3 International Tournaments
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-02 kl. 22:08     1106 words
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By Paul D. Bowker | Feb. 02, 2017, 12:52 p.m. (ET) Nicole Ross celebrates her semifinal win against Arianna Errigo of Italy at the FIE Foil World Cup on Nov. 5, 2016 in St-Maur, France. Fencing has become fun again for Nicole Ross. No question about it.

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Adaptive Ski Day is a success again
 
 Stowe Reporter     2017-02-02 kl. 21:49     245 words
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The Friends of Stowe Adaptive Sports hosted their fifth annual Adaptive Ski Day on Sunday, offering mono skiing at Spruce Peak for people with disabilities.

Sixteen disabled athletes enjoyed the fresh snow expertly groomed to allow for some serious carving.
 
   
PBA backs wheelchair initiative
 
 Philippine Star     2017-02-02 kl. 21:33     810 words
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MANILA, Philippines - PBA Commissioner Chito Narvasa has assured Canadian Ambassador John Holmes of the pro league’s full support for a wheelchair

Frogley, who survived a car accident in 1986, saw action for the Canadian team that finished fourth at the 1992 Barcelona Paralympics.... He was the national coach from 1996 to 2004, leading Canada to the Paralympics gold medal in 2000 and 2004.
 
   
British man breaks records by climbing 350m-high rock without safety ropes
 
 Life Death Prizes.com     2017-02-02 kl. 20:59     557 words
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At 350m high, the Pillar of Wisdom in Jordan provides an epic challenge for anyone brave enough to attempt to climb it. Leo Goulding wasn't going to let it defeat him.

Inspiring one-armed climber from York dreams of competing in the Paralympics Reach for the top These adorable baby sloths will make you feel all fuzzy inside What's the hurry?!
 
   
NBC Sports Continues Live Coverage of 2017 USATF Indoor Championship Series
 
 Broadway World     2017-02-02 kl. 20:41     261 words
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NBCSN continues live coverage of the 2017 USATF Indoor Championship Series with the Armory Invitational, the second event in the series, this Saturday, Feb. 4, at 4:30 p.m. ET from New York, N.Y. Highlighting the competition are 2016 U.S.

turning pro after graduating high school in 2016, and 2016 Paralympic 1500m gold medalist Mikey Brannigan.
 
   
Two-Time Paralympic Gold Medalist Steve Cash To Take Part in USOC Media Teleconference
 
 USA Hockey     2017-02-02 kl. 20:37     213 words
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Two-time Paralympic gold medalist Steve Cash (Overland, Mo.) will take part in a media teleconference in advance of the one-year out mark to the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Monday, February 6.

Two-Time Paralympic Gold Medalist Steve Cash To Take Part in USOC Media Teleconference.... Two-time Paralympic gold medalist Steve Cash (Overland, Mo.) will take part in a media teleconference in advance of the one-year out mark to the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Trundle citizen of the year
 
 Parkes Champion-Post     2017-02-02 kl. 20:04     449 words
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Jean Wills has been elected as Trundle Citizen of the Year for 2016. Jean has been a member of the Trundle Hospital Auxiliary and the CWA for many years.

John won a silver medal at Robina in the National Paralympic Triathlon.
 
   
‘Shot' in the arm for Mid Wales sport as Adele wins
 
 County Times     2017-02-02 kl. 19:58     597 words
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Published date: 02 February 2017 | Published by: Gavin Grosvenor

Welshpool swimmer Tom Piggott enjoyed a remarkable 2016 which included competing in national paralympic trials and representing Wales in the UK Schools Games to be crowned disabled sports personality of the year.
 
   
Tokyo Olympics to feature medals made of recycled phones
 
 CNET.co.uk     2017-02-02 kl. 19:57     233 words
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JIJI PRESS/AFP/ JIJI PRESS/AFP/ Sayonara, old iPhone. Konnichiwa, Olympic medal.

They're hoping to extract eight tons of metal from old electronic gear that will be refined into two tons, enough to produce the 5,000 medals needed for both the Olympic and Paralympic games.

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USPA partners with Special Olympics Uganda
 
 New Vision     2017-02-02 kl. 19:54     254 words
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Special Olympics is of people with mental disabilities while Paralympics is of people with physical disabilities USPA president Sabiiti Muwanga (R) exchanges copies of the MOU with Special Olympics Uganda national Director Genevieve Bamwidhukire.

Special Olympics is of people with mental disabilities while Paralympics is of people with physical disabilities USPA president Sabiiti Muwanga (R) exchanges copies of the MOU with Special Olympics Uganda national Director Genevieve

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INTERVIEW: May Zain El Din on improving the lives of the differently-abled in Egypt
 
 Al Ahram     2017-02-02 kl. 19:53     1320 words
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Related "I felt eerily unhappy, like I had nothing else to offer life, and the latter had nothing to offer me.

They also help wheelers engage and train in sports, and have access to compete in the Paralympics.
 
   
No lycra here! Athletics stars Morgan Mitchell, Nina Kennedy, Liz Parnov
 
 Daily Mail     2017-02-02 kl. 19:30     658 words
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Candice Jackson For Daily Mail Australia 15:09 GMT, 2 February 2017

Leggy displays! Former Greek track and field star Anastasia Marinakou (L) wore a short frock to show off her trim pins, while American Paralympian Femita Ayanbeku (R) opted for a similar geometric-printed design that showcased her prosthetic right leg...

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Fixers want more coverage of disabled sports
 
 itv.com     2017-02-02 kl. 19:28     70 words
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Play video A young disabled athlete from Southend-on-Sea is campaigning for year-round media coverage of disabled sports - because he's fed up with the current peaks and troughs around events like the Paralympics.

Play video A young disabled athlete from Southend-on-Sea is campaigning for year-round media coverage of disabled sports - because he's fed up with the current peaks and troughs around events like the Paralympics.James Ireland wants disabled sports

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Single-Session Tickets for the FEI World Cup™ Finals on Sale Now
 
 Horse-Canada     2017-02-02 kl. 19:26     1075 words
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Single-Session tickets for the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping and FEI World Cup™ Dressage Finals Omaha 2017 are now on sale!

Paralympic Team, and “Fun Freestyles” with Lynn Palm, Sabine Schut-Kerry, Jacquie Brooks, Missy Fladland and Barbara “Bebe” Davis.
 
   
Double Duty Is No Problem As Wrestler Kyle Snyder Grapples Way To Top Of NCAA, World
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-02 kl. 19:14     1223 words
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By Craig Sesker | Feb. 02, 2017, 12:05 p.m. (ET) Kyle Snyder poses for a portrait at Quixote Studios on Nov. 17, 2015 in Los Angeles. Kyle Snyder loves to embrace a challenge.

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Italy focus on IOC Session with Rome 2024 bid declared dead
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-02 kl. 18:45     397 words
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Dan Palmer Thursday, 2 February 2017 Rome's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics has been officially declared dead with Italian sport now focused on securing the 2019 International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session for Milan.

Dan Palmer Thursday, 2 February 2017 Rome's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics has been officially declared dead with Italian sport now focused on securing the 2019 International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session for Milan.In October,
 
   
Northwest to host FBLA district conference Feb. 9
 
 PublicNow.com     2017-02-02 kl. 18:44     329 words
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Home » Media Center » News Releases » 2017 News Release Feb. 2, 2017 High school students from throughout the region will converge Thursday, Feb.

Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in September 2016.
 
   
Pistorius family member said to be robbed
 
 Phoenix Sun.co.za     2017-02-02 kl. 18:41     236 words
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A woman believed to be a family member of paralympian Oscar Pistorius was robbed in Waterkloof, Pretoria, on Wednesday afternoon,  Centurion Rekord   reports.

A woman believed to be a family member of paralympian Oscar Pistorius was robbed in Waterkloof, Pretoria, on Wednesday afternoon,  Centurion Rekord   reports.Police would not confirm the identity of the victim, but a source close to the

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Badgers men's hockey: Former Wisconsin coach Jeff Sauer dies at 73
 
 Capital Times     2017-02-02 kl. 18:39     109 words
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Jeff Sauer, who coached the University of Wisconsin men's hockey program to two national championships in a 20-year tenure, died Thursday morning. He was 73.

In recent years, he led the U.S. sled hockey team, winning the Paralympic title in 2010.

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First Bus response to Supreme Court ruling ‘treats disabled people with contempt’
 
 Disability News Service     2017-02-02 kl. 18:28     1292 words
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A bus company forced to change its policies after a ground-breaking Supreme Court access case has been accused of treating disabled peple and the legal system with contempt, after it revealed the measures it has taken to comply with the judgment.

The Stagecoach version also adds: “You are required to co-operate in allowing proper use of the designated wheelchair space by vacating this space if it is required by a customer in a wheelchair.” Meanwhile, Paralympian Anne Wafula Strike has
 
   
2020 Tokyo Olympics Medals Will Use E-Waste Metal
 
 PC Mag Middle East     2017-02-02 kl. 18:10     345 words
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Every single electronic device we buy, be it a smartphone , tablet, laptop , or fitness band, contains small amounts of a range of metals. Predominantly you'll find gold, silver, copper, platinum, and tungsten.

In total, 5,000 medals need to be produced to cater for both Olympic and Paralympic athletes.
 
   
Brazil’s economy heats up for Rio Carnival
 
 Brazil Business Today     2017-02-02 kl. 18:03     71 words
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16:53 GMT Brazil is hoping renewed tourist interest will provide a boost to its economy in 2017 as it seeks to capitalise on the legacy of 2016's Olympic and Paralympic Games.

16:53 GMT Brazil is hoping renewed tourist interest will provide a boost to its economy in 2017 as it seeks to capitalise on the legacy of 2016's Olympic and Paralympic Games.The country's ministry of tourism expects the flow of foreign tourists
 
   
William Merritt Charity Moves into New Disabled Living Centre
 
 Posability     2017-02-02 kl. 18:01     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 people.
 
   
Gloucester Wheelchair Rugby Club finish fifth in second Super Series of the season
 
 Gloucester Rugby Club     2017-02-02 kl. 17:53     466 words
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The Gloucester Wheelchair Rugby Club were in action in Stoke-on-Trent this weekend, and despite a tricky set of fixtures against the pace setters in Division 2, the Gloucester Titans competition team recovered well to secure a fifth-place finish.

This was a fine result for the Titans to beat the Scottish team that contained a duo of Paralympians from London 2012, and Rio 2016.
 
   
9 Tax Changes to Know Before Filing Your 2016 Return
 
 US News & World Report     2017-02-02 kl. 17:45     968 words
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The tax-filing season is officially open, and you should have your W-2 and 1099 forms in hand any minute. The good news for most taxpayers: Preparing 2016 tax returns will be a lot like preparing 2015 returns, except with different numbers.

But if you won a cash prize in the Olympics or Paralympics and your adjusted gross income is less than $1 million ($500,000 if married filing separately), your winnings are not taxable because of a new law passed by Congress last year.

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ParaSports Development Fund: Give me 3m jobs, N25bn in one year – Iwuanyanwu
 
 Ondo State News Online     2017-02-02 kl. 17:32     1055 words
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ParaSports Development Fund: Give Me 3m Jobs, N25bn In One Year – Iwuanyanwu Chief (Dr) Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, the Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Nigeria Sports Development Fund Inc.

Others are: a member of the Paralympic Committee of Nigeria, and NSDFI.... We shall be one of the biggest prides to this nation as we have demonstrated in the previous Paralympic games.

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Para sport in review: January 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-02 kl. 17:21     471 words
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Check out what went on in the Paralympic Movement during January.

January 2017. Check out what went on in the Paralympic Movement during January.World Para Alpine Skiing Championships The last major event before the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games took place in Tarvisio, Italy, with around 110 skiers from...
 
   
TYR Sport & British Swimming Unveil National Team Kit
 
 SwimSwam     2017-02-02 kl. 17:16     399 words
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British Swimming and TYR SPORT have unveiled a new range of national team kit that athletes will earn the right to wear when selected to compete for their country or the national programme.

Diving Cup in Plymouth and featured a British line-up of six athletes – Olympic Champions Chris Mears and Jack Laugher, double Paralympic Champion Ollie Hynd, Olympic medallist Dan Goodfellow, Olympic finalist and European Champion Grace Reid and
 
   
Celebrate Utah Olympic anniversary this week
 
 Salt Lake Tribune     2017-02-02 kl. 17:06     170 words
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The Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation will be hosting public celebrations commemorating the 15th anniversary of the 2002 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Saturday.

The Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation will be hosting public celebrations commemorating the 15th anniversary of the 2002 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Saturday.One celebration will be held at the Soldier Hollow Nordic Center during the USANA FIS
 
   
Paralympic gold medallist Natasha Baker says Team GB is a role model for
 
 London Evening Standard     2017-02-02 kl. 17:00     280 words
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Lizzie Edmonds Thursday 2 February 2017 15:36 BST 'Role model': Natasha Baker won three gold medals at Rio 2016 Getty Images

Paralympic gold medallist Natasha Baker says Team GB is a role model for. ...disabled sport.Lizzie Edmonds Thursday 2 February 2017 15:36 BST 'Role model':... Five-time Paralympic gold medallist Natasha Baker today said Team GB was a “role model” for...
 
   
Japan will recycle old phones to create medals for the 2020 Tokyo...
 
 TechGig     2017-02-02 kl. 16:35     191 words
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Ahead of 2020’s Summer Olympic games in Tokyo, Japan will be asking members of the public to donate old phones and appliances, as it works to pull together enough material for the 5,000 bronze, silver and gold metals that will be handed out at the games.

5,000 bronze, silver and gold metals that will be handed out at the games.All in all, the committee is looking to collect up nearly eight tons of metal for the Olympic and Paralympic games.

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Thursday’s Daily Deal round-up: Super Bowl in VR and more
 
 SportsPro Media     2017-02-02 kl. 16:34     338 words
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Our digest of sports industry agreements.

The event will serve as both a test event and a qualifying tournament for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games.
 
   
London 2017 raises a glass to Heineken deal
 
 SportsPro Media     2017-02-02 kl. 16:34     208 words
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World Athletics Championships’ national beer and cider supplier revealed.

The Dutch brewer will be the national supplier of beer and cider for both the IAAF World Championships London 2017 and the World Para Athletics Championships, which is sanctioned by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

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Twenty federations clear Russian athletes for 2018 Paralympics qualifiers
 
 Malaysia Sun     2017-02-02 kl. 16:07     28 words
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Twenty international sports federations have granted permission for Russian Paralympians to compete in the qualifying competitions for the 2018 Winter

Twenty federations clear Russian athletes for 2018 Paralympics qualifiers.... Twenty international sports federations have granted permission for Russian Paralympians to compete in the qualifying competitions for the 2018 Winter. ...Paralympics in South...

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Tokyo 2020: One man's trash...
 
 iafrica.com     2017-02-02 kl. 15:56     206 words
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The Tokyo 2020 Olympics organising committee has found a brilliant and innovative way to involve the Japanese public in the manufacture of the tournament’s medals.

“However, I think it is mottainai to discard devices every time there is a technological advance and new models appear.” “I think Tokyo 2020 Medal Project is an amazing initiative, which engages all of Japan in making Olympic and Paralympic

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Gangneung, South Korea, to host 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships...
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-02-02 kl. 15:45     487 words
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Steve Cash making a save against Greg Westlake in the gold medal game USA v Canada at the 2015 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships A-Pool in Buffalo, USA.

World Para Ice Hockey has announced that Gangneung, South Korea, will host the 2017 World Championships A-Pool between 11-20 April, which will also act as the Test Event for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.... World and Paralympic champions...
 
   
Kota para badminton player picked for Spanish meet
 
 Hindustan Times     2017-02-02 kl. 15:43     379 words
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Pankaj Singh (23) of Kota has become Rajasthan’s first para athlete to clinch a berth in the Indian para badminton team that will participate in a championship to be held in Spain.

The Paralymic Committee of India selected him in the 13-member contingent for the 6th Spanish Para Badminton International to be held at Alcudia from March 7 to 12. “I was inspired by the feat of Rajasthan’s paralympic athlete Devendra Jhajharia
 
   
Obersaxen, Switzerland, to host 2019 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-02-02 kl. 15:31     310 words
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Christoph Kunz, Switzerland, at the Tarvisio 2017 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships © Andrea Carloni for the IP World Para Alpine Skiing

Their giant slalom Paralympic champion Christoph Kunz won his first world title in the men’s super-G sitting and Theo Gmur and Robin Cuche secured a silver medal each.... Dimitrije Lazarovski, Head of World Para Snow Sports said: “We are excited to be working with the Obersaxen Mundaun to organise what will be the first gathering of skiers after the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic...
 
   
NOC Chefs de Mission Gather in PyeongChang...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-02-02 kl. 15:29     930 words
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Three-day seminar to discuss final Games preparations PyeongChang, February 02 – The National Olympic Committee (NOC) Chef de Mission Seminar for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games is well underway at the Alpensia Convention Centre.

Alpensia Convention Centre.The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) welcomed 132 NOC delegates yesterday and they are using the three day session to present on Games-time operation and services.

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Athlete appearances and school resources available for Paralympic Schools Week 2017
 
 WAND TV     2017-02-02 kl. 15:27     329 words
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SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) OTTAWA Paralympic Schools Week is an annual coast to coast celebration of parasports and the Paralympic movement that promotes healthy, active lifestyles for all Canadians.

Athlete appearances and school resources available for Paralympic Schools Week 2017.... SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) OTTAWA Paralympic Schools Week is an annual coast to coast celebration of parasports and the Paralympic movement that...

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Majority of Budapest Residents Oppose 2024 Olympic Bid: New Poll
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-02-02 kl. 15:26     662 words
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NOlimpia supporter against the Budapest 2024 Olympic Games bid also wears a black ribbon as a tribute to Hungarian bus crash victims in Italy

Paralympic Games according to a new poll – the first since the start of a referendum signature collection campaign that was launched across the city last month.

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Paralympian star inspires Loreto College students
 
 Ballymoney And Moyle Times     2017-02-02 kl. 15:23     14 words
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Vidéo : Patrice Dagenais (rugby en fauteuil roulant) invite les enseignants à inscrire leur classe à la semaine scolaire paralympique 2017.
 
 Canada NewsWire     2017-02-02 kl. 15:22     736 words
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New Astana meeting on Syria to focus on separating opposition from Jabhat al-Nusra
 
 Tass.ru     2017-02-02 kl. 15:20     336 words
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MOSCOW, February 2. /TASS/. At the upcoming Astana meeting, the Joint Operational Group will focus on issues related to the separation of the moderate

News February 02, 13:44 Lavrov expresses hope for better Russian-US relations in message to Tillerson — source February 02, 13:44 February 02, 14:17 Russian Olympic Committee chief says unable to influence situation with Paralympians February 02,
 
   
US Figure Skating distance themselves from Russian Olympic ban call
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-02 kl. 15:20     488 words
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Nick Butler Thursday, 2 February 2017 United States Figure Skating have performed a U-turn to distance themselves from the comments of their President Sam Auxier saying Russia should be banned from competing at Pyeongchang 2018 due to doping problems.

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)-commissioned probe alleged that around 1,000 Russians across Summer, Winter, non-Olympic and Paralympic sport were implicated in a doping manipulation scheme at events taking place between 2011 and 2015.

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Fernandez among contenders for IPC's monthly prize
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-02 kl. 15:20     275 words
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Dan Palmer Thursday, 2 February 2017 Australian Open champion Gustavo Fernandez is among five athletes shortlisted for the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Allianz Athlete of the Month prize for January.

Dan Palmer Thursday, 2 February 2017 Australian Open champion Gustavo Fernandez is among five athletes shortlisted for the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Allianz Athlete of the Month prize for January.The Argentinian wheelchair tennis
 
   
Rome to host 2017 Archery World Cup Final
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-02 kl. 15:20     583 words
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Dan Palmer Thursday, 2 February 2017 Rome has been named as the host of the 2017 Archery World Cup Final.

The news is a sporting boost for Rome which was forced to suspend its bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics due to a lack of support from the city's newly-elected Mayor Viriginia Raggi.
 
   
Exclusive: Puello withdraws from CANOC Presidential race after application
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-02 kl. 15:20     438 words
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Nick Butler Thursday, 2 February 2017 José Joaquín Puello has withdrawn from tomorrow's Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) Presidential election amid claims his application was submitted by mistake.

In 2014, the International Cycling Union (UCI) missed the deadline to apply for inclusion at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
 
   
NEWSFLASH: Pistorius family member said to be robbed
 
 Rekord Pretoria Moot     2017-02-02 kl. 15:08     299 words
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The domestic worker and a security guard were also held at gunpoint. A woman believed to be a family member of paralympian Oscar Pistorius was robbed in Waterkloof on Wednesday afternoon.

A woman believed to be a family member of paralympian...

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