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Handikappidrott, Sverige  
Parasportgalan sänds live
 
 Svenska Ridsportforbundet     2017-02-04 kl. 00:41     184 words
 
Under Sweden International Horse Show hyllades Louise Etzner Jakobsson av Svenska Ridsportförbundet för sina två brons på Paralympics.

Under Sweden International Horse Show hyllades Louise Etzner Jakobsson av Svenska Ridsportförbundet för sina två brons på Paralympics.FOTO:... Louise Etzner Jakobsson tog hem två brons i paradressyr med hästen Zernard under Paralympics i Rio de Janeiro...
 
   
SM-veckan i Söderhamn: fredagens medaljer
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-02-03 kl. 20:40     290 words
 
Pressmeddelande Feb 03, 2017 20:40 CET Tävlingarna i bowling, cykeltrial, issegling och x-trial startade. Dessutom var det final i rullstolsinnebandy, parallellslalom i Bollnäs och de första guldmedaljerna delades ut i draghundsport.

Lars Nilsson Draghund CM B Umeå DHK Umeå Eskilstuna Parasport Rullstolsinnebandy Eskilstuna Parasport Eskilstuna.

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Hektisk helg för Väster
 
 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2017-02-03 kl. 15:27     264 words
 
Det är en hektisk helg som väntar Motalalaget Västers BTK. Två division 1-matcher och en gala står på programmet.

Detta efter framgångarna på Paralympics i Rio de Janeiro där Emil och Linus tog silver i lagspelet efter att ha rivit den kinesiska muren.
 
   
Dags för idrottsgalan - de kan vinna pris
 
 Helagotland     2017-02-03 kl. 15:11     464 words
 
På lördagskvällen är det dags för den årliga idrottsgalan på Wisby Strand. Här är idrottarna, ledarna och föreningarna som kan vinna priser under kvällen.

Högberg (Gotlands Bro OK), Katarina Jakobsson (Garda OK), Gun Karlsson (Parasport Gotland), Håkan Lagerqvist (Gotlands Fäktklubb), Per Lindqvist (Visborgs SKF med flera), Kristina Mattsson (Hablingbo OK), Hans Meelqvist (Visborgs OK med flera),
 
   
Förslaget: Bredäng blir OS-centrum med 1000 nya bostäder
 
 StockholmDirekt     2017-02-03 kl. 14:26     558 words
 
Stockholm vill ansöka om vinter-OS 2026. Och om det blir verklighet kan Flottsbro stå värd för tävlingar i puckelpist och parallell-slalom, Hamra grustag för längdskidor och skidskytte. Och Bredäng kan bli OS-centrum med över 1000 nya bostäder.

Foto: Johannes Liljeson. OS 2026. 14 dagar långt OS med 16 sporter, 100 discipliner och 2 200 tävlingsaktiva, samt tio dagar paralympics med 750 tävlande.
 
   
Ridsport som friskvård debatterades i riksdagen
 
 Hippson     2017-02-03 kl. 14:05     402 words
 
Ridsport som skattebefriad friskvårdsförmån debatterades i riksdagen på torsdagen. "Inför valet 2014 sa alla riksdagspartier att de ville göra ridsporten avdragsgill men vi har inte sett någon förändring", menar Alexandra Anstrell (M).

De poängterade också jämställdhetsaspekten och att ridning är Sveriges näst största handikappidrott.
 
   
Alla ska kunna deltaga
 
 Linköpings-Posten     2017-02-03 kl. 09:16     302 words
 
Förra politiska programmet för funktionshindrade har nästan tio år på nacken och nu i veckan var det dags för kommunfullmäktige att anta ett nytt modernt program som kanske håller fem år framåt.

fick fullmäktigeledamöterna prova ett antal aktiviteter som var anordnade av "Linköpings Handikappidrottsförening".
 
   
Marjeta nominerad på första Parasportgalan
 
 Katrineholms-Kuriren     2017-02-01 kl. 19:15     163 words
 
- Det är jättehäftigt, det är hon värd, säger fostermamman Nina Larsson. De andra som är nominerade är Ricky Landgraff (handboll) och Daniel Anglén (judo).

Det är ett företag som delar ut det till en pojke och flicka som har stått för bra insatser inom parasport.... Hon ska vara med i Malmö open som håller internationell klass inom parasport.
 
   
Intl news  
Sapporo Asian Winter Games dates confirmed for February 2017
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-04 kl. 07:55     132 words
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Emily Goddard Tuesday, 5 August 2014 The continental body has now contacted the Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations to request that the dates be included in the sports calendars of the respective International Federations.

Federations.Taking place just one year before the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, Sapporo 2017 will feature the sports of ski jumping, cross-country skiing, Alpine skiing, freestyle skiing, snowboarding, speed skating, figure
 
   
Kiley McKinnon Finishes Second At Aerials World Cup, Kicks Off Olympic Qualifying For Team USA
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-04 kl. 07:28     351 words
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By Craig Bohnert | Feb. 04, 2017, 12:05 a.m. (ET) Kiley McKinnon celebrates on the podium after finishing second in women's aerials at the FIS Freestyle World Cup at Deer Valley Resort on Feb. 3, 2017 in Park City, Utah.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Oscar Pistorius’ aunt robbed at gunpoint at luxury dwelling where by sprinter stayed although out on parole – Mirror.co.british isles
 
 NewsforAfrica.co.za     2017-02-04 kl. 06:36     294 words
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The aunt of disgraced sprinter Oscar Pistorius has been robbed at gunpoint at her dwelling. Lois Pistorius, fifty nine, was surrounded by four adult men armed with guns and hammers as she waited in her automobile to enter her mansion in Pretoria.

Each day Mirror/Andy Stenning) The sister of South African paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, Aimee (L), sits future to her aunt Lois (Image:... Gallo Visuals Editorial) The former Paralympic and Olympic star, known as the Blade Runner, shot Reeva by...
 
   
TIME TO RECYCLE 2020 Tokyo Olympic medals will be made of recycled electronics
 
 TechSpot     2017-02-04 kl. 06:26     295 words
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The world’s collective eyes were fixed on Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, last August as athletes from around the globe completed in the Rio Summer Olympic Games.

Olympic and Paralympic Games .... Japanese gymnast Kohei Uchimura, a three-time Olympic gold medalist, said the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic medals will be made out of people's thoughts and appreciation for avoiding waste.
 
   
Go for gold with Winter Olympic anniversary festivities
 
 Salt Lake Magazine     2017-02-04 kl. 06:12     325 words
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When the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games came to Utah in 2002, people all across the state gathered to share in the excitement.

When the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games came to Utah in 2002, people all across the state gathered to share in the excitement.This weekend, the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation is bringing that excitement back with a 15th anniversary celebration
 
   
Clemson establishes soccer residency program for students with cerebral palsy, brain injury
 
 Easley Progress     2017-02-04 kl. 05:50     1032 words
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CLEMSON — Clemson University is initiating a new tuition-assistance program that will attract incoming student athletes with neurological impairments who want to continue playing soccer during their collegiate careers.

holds them back among other non-disabled players,” Arthur-Banning said. “Instead of the former reality of dropping out or down in divisions, this scholarship opportunity and a future in Paralympic soccer is something they can continue to strive
 
   
Paralympics athletes honoured
 
 Gulf News     2017-02-04 kl. 04:32     254 words
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Etisalat hands over cheque to UAE federation for physically challenged for recent achievements Image Credit: Supplied Etisalat honoured the UAE

Paralympics athletes honoured.... Supplied Etisalat honoured the UAE. ...Disabled Sports Federation with a cheque in appreciationof the UAE National Paralympics team’s achievements in international arena.... Dubai: Etisalat recently honoured the UAE Disabled Sports Federation in appreciation of the UAE National Paralympics...
 
   
Prosthetic components will now ‘think’ on their own
 
 Edmund Evening Sun     2017-02-04 kl. 04:23     1177 words
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It may be difficult to imagine, but the number of people who will lose a limb in the United States this year will be more than double the number of fans who attend an OU or OSU football game.

The team at Sabolich is driven to help people of all activity levels regain their sense of wholeness after an amputation, and it’s especially exciting for them to see the likes of a highly active and talented Paralympic athlete.
 
   
All set for 10th edition of Sisi Oge Cultural Pageant
 
 The Guardian Nigeria     2017-02-04 kl. 03:48     131 words
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Heritage Solutions, promoters of the most exclusive cultural event, My Heritage My Pride & Sisi-Oge (The Pride of Africa) Cultural Pageant, last

You may also like BBNaija… Biggie’s big tricks 9 mins ago  Weekend Beats Finally, Nigerian Paralympic team receives YNaija award 9 mins ago  Youth Magazine A novelty football match for Gloria Young at 50 17 mins ago  Saturday Magazine.
 
   
Finally, Nigerian Paralympic team receives YNaija award
 
 The Guardian Nigeria     2017-02-04 kl. 03:48     367 words
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Staff Writer, YNaija Tolu Omoyeni (left); Paralympic gold medalists Kehinde Paul, Bose Omolayo, and Managing Editor, YNaija Isime Esene during the award presentation in Lagos.

Finally, Nigerian Paralympic team receives YNaija award.... Staff Writer, YNaija Tolu Omoyeni (left); Paralympic gold medalists Kehinde Paul, Bose Omolayo, and Managing Editor, YNaija Isime Esene during the award presentation in Lagos.Following their...

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Oscar Pistorius’ ‘mother’ attacked by hammer-wielding robbers – New Zealand Herald
 
 NewsforAfrica.co.za     2017-02-04 kl. 03:29     102 words
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Oscar Pistorius’ ‘mother’ attacked by hammer-wielding robbers New Zealand Herald Oscar Pistorius’ aunt was threatened by a hammer-wielding robber for the duration of a split-in at her mansion when her bodyguard was held at gun stage.

Pistorius’s aunt is robbed by armed gang wielding guns and hammers at mansion wherever disgraced paralympian …The Solar all five information articles ».
 
   
A20 standalone
 
 Tucson.com     2017-02-04 kl. 03:21     60 words
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Winter Olympics in South Korea one year away Visitors tour near the snow sculpture in the shape of the Olympic rings displayed on the first day of the Daegwallyeong snow festival in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, which start in February 2018.
 
   
Noda pays tribute to late kabuki star Kanzab...
 
 The Japan News     2017-02-04 kl. 03:11     711 words
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By Hideki Sukenari / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer Playwright Hideki Noda pays homage to kabuki star Nakamura Kanzaburo (1955-2012) in his new work, “ASHIATOHIME” (Footprint Princess).

Last year, the year of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and Paralympics, he avidly worked for Tokyo Caravan, his own brainchild of a cultural-mixing project with a view toward the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

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Paralympics aspirant waits for wheelchair
 
 Times of India     2017-02-04 kl. 02:54     432 words
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CHENNAI: Making a potent statement about the right to life is the second most tenacious thing Shailesh Kumar loves doing on a wheelchair.The first one, for the 23-yearold, is racing like a tornado.

Paralympics aspirant waits for wheelchair.... Six years on, he is looking to raise `4.25 lakh for a worldclass racing wheelchair to compete in the 2020 Paralympics.... I have spent years training to participate in wheelchair marathons, and the Paralympics...
 
   
Paris claim they would be unable to host 2028 Olympics and Paralympics
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-04 kl. 02:50     492 words
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Nick Butler Friday, 3 February 2017 Paris have repeatedly insisted here today that there is no possibility of them hosting the 2028 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games and that they are only interested in the 2024 edition.

Paris claim they would be unable to host 2028 Olympics and Paralympics.... Nick Butler Friday, 3 February 2017 Paris have repeatedly insisted here today that there is no possibility of them hosting the 2028 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games and that...
 
   
The Jump: Britain's most dangerous reality show is back
 
 Daily Express     2017-02-04 kl. 02:39     921 words
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A BRAVE bunch of celebrities are about to test their mettle in the fourth series of Britain's most dangerous reality show…

Kadeena Cox Paralympic cyclist and sprinter Kadeena sprinted into the history books in Rio when she became the first British Paralympian since 1984 to win golds in multiple sports (cycling and sprinting) at the same Games.

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Tokyo's Olympic medals will be crafted from old gadgets
 
 Engadget     2017-02-04 kl. 02:37     121 words
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Nick Summers 02.02.17 in Tokyo's olympic planning committee has a novel idea for crafting new medals: old technology. Instead of relying on mining companies for new gold, silver and bronze, it's turning to the public and its swathes of unwanted, forgotten gadgets. You might not realize it, but your smartphone and household appliances contain small amounts of these precious materials. Starting

The initial target is eight tons of metal, which will be whittled down to two tons and then, hopefully, used to produce 5,000 Olympic and Paralympic medals. .
 
   
Red, White & Trending: Jan. 27-Feb. 2
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-04 kl. 01:40     1576 words
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By Jamie MacDonald | Feb. 03, 2017, 7:36 p.m. (ET) What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing? They're training. They're practicing.

03, 2017, 7:36 p.m. (ET) What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing?... Inspiring Minds After a rocky road through the end of 2016, 2017 has turned around for Paralympic snowboarding star Amy...
 
   
UK cricket official upset over ‘treatment’ at IGI
 
 Asian Age     2017-02-04 kl. 01:30     336 words
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The foreign national took to the social media platform Twitter and voiced his anger over the issue.

Earlier in September last year, Aditya Mehta, the two-time para-cycling silver medallist at the Asian Paralympics 2013, also alleged that he was also strip-searched twice within a span of days at the Delhi and Bangalore International airports.
 
   
U.S. Para Snowboarders Seek World Titles At Big White
 
 TaableNote News     2017-02-04 kl. 01:15     51 words
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Team USA will put it all on the snow this week with medal aspirations at the 2017 World Para Snowboard Championships in Big White, Canada, the largest event ahead of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Team USA will put it all on the snow this week with medal aspirations at the 2017 World Para Snowboard Championships in Big White, Canada, the largest event ahead of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.#TeamUSA takes on Big
 
   
LOUIS JUMPS INTO NEW TV SHOW
 
 ESP Magazine     2017-02-04 kl. 00:45     1020 words
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City gymnast Louis Smith hopefully won’t take a tumble when it comes to his latest TV appearance. Risky TV show The Jump returns on Sunday February 5 and will air over six weeks on Channel 4 with Davina McCall at the helm.

celebs including fellow Olympian, and eight times Olympic medallist Sir Bradley Wiggins, two time Olympic Taekwondo champion Jade Jones and four time Paralympic medallist Kadeena Cox – so no pressure Louis! “I’m so excited to be on the show,”

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Trump and Chinese Investment, Pakistan’s Missiles, Indian Lychee Illness, and More
 
 Council On Foreign Relations     2017-02-04 kl. 00:45     1397 words
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Rachel Brown, Sherry Cho, Lorand Laskai, Gabriella Meltzer, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Trump doesn’t like China, but does he like Chinese money? President Donald J.

Organizers of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo announced this week that award medals .
 
   
The Super Bowl & Other Bizarre Wall Street Indicators
 
 Uncommon Wisdom Daily     2017-02-04 kl. 00:26     1275 words
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Revenue, earnings, cash flow, GDP growth, jobs data … who needs that? These days, it’s all about what President Trump says, signs and tweets that gets Wall Street traders buying and selling.

Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are on the hunt for eight tons of gold, silver and bronze, with which they plan to make 5,000 medals for the Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Video: Sisters rock n' roll along in Bennett Blazers program
 
 Dailymotion     2017-02-04 kl. 00:17     75 words
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The Kennedy Krieger Institute's "Bennett Blazers" is a sports program for kids with diagnosed physical disabilities.

Author: WBALTV Tags: Paralympians Bennett Blazers Rio Kennedy Krieger Institute sports Posted:
 
   
Road to 2024: IOC Confirms Receipt of Final Olympic Bid Books
 
 iSportConnect     2017-02-04 kl. 00:04     184 words
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Top News Friday, 03 February 2017 16:25 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) have confirmed that three bids for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games have met the deadline for submission of final bid documents.

Top News Friday, 03 February 2017 16:25 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) have confirmed that three bids for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games have met the deadline for submission of final bid documents.The European capital cities of
 
   
Video: Sisters rock n' roll along in Bennett Blazers program
 
 WBAL Channel     2017-02-03 kl. 23:59     436 words
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Video: Sisters rock n' roll along in Bennett Blazers program Updated: 5:53 PM EST Feb 3, 2017 News Anchor, Reporter BALTIMORE — The

THE GIRLS HAVE SERIOUSABILITY.PUSH THE WHEELCHAIR ASIDE, THEYDO IT ALL, PUSH-UPSAND SIT-UPS,OR EVEN TURNING INTO LITTLEMERMAIDS.THIS IS JUST THE BEGINNING FORWILLOW AND OLIVE.THIS EXACT PROGRAM HAS PRODUCEDSEVERAL PARALYMPIC ATHLETESINCLUDING THIS

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PICTURED: Prince Harry is spotted holding hands with his girlfriend Meghan
 
 Daily Mail     2017-02-03 kl. 23:41     1256 words
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Rebecca English, Royal Correspondent for the Daily Mail

Harry is due to spend several weeks in Toronto later this year when the Invictus Games, his Paralympic-style event for injured servicemen and women, is held there.

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Wheelchair racer Stuart Bloor raising funds for Weir Archer Academy
 
 Rochdale Online     2017-02-03 kl. 23:25     311 words
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T54 T54 wheelchair racer Stuart Bloor will be raising funds for the Weir Archer Academy at Middleton Shopping Centre on Saturday 4 February.

The Weir Archer Academy was set up by Paralympic athlete David Weir CBE and his coach, Jenny Archer MBE in 2013.... He will also be taking on the London Marathon in April this year and hopes to represent GB at the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo.
 
   
Letters to the editor: Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017
 
 Marco Eagle     2017-02-03 kl. 23:23     2416 words
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Letters to the Editor (Photo: Stock file) Pray for country, youth Attending the presidential inauguration was a beautiful experience: two days of hope. People were friendly, joyful and expectant that Donald Trump would be good for our country.

Letters to the Editor (Photo: Stock file) Pray for country, youth Attending the presidential inauguration was a beautiful experience: two days of hope. People were friendly, joyful and expectant that Donald Trump would be good for our country.Most of
 
   
Calgary launches 2026 Olympic exploration bid website; million-dollar hosting plan underway
 
 Global News Canada     2017-02-03 kl. 23:17     501 words
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; The Olympic Oval is one facility that would likely be reused if Calgary makes a bid for 2026 Winter Olympics. Reid Fiest / Global News A website called “ Should Calgary Bid ?

Reid Fiest / Global News A website called “ Should Calgary Bid ?” has been launched in order to update residents on the city’s potential plans to host the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, listing areas of exploration including

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Donald Trump supports L.A. bid for 2024 Olympic Games, organizers say
 
 Daily Breeze     2017-02-03 kl. 23:14     814 words
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As the Trump presidency is increasingly seen as a liability to Los Angeles’ pursuit of the 2024 Olympic Games, organizers on Friday reiterated the new administration’s support of the bid while also emphasizing the city’s diversity and inclusiveness.

Wasserman, however, said he had “no concerns” about an anti-Trump backlash influencing IOC voters. “When we raised our hand for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, it was because we believe in the power of the movement to unite the

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Triathlon: USA Triathlon Announces 2017 Splash & Dash Youth Aquathlon Series
 
 Runners Web     2017-02-03 kl. 22:51     864 words
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The USA Triathlon Splash & Dash Youth Aquathlon Series returns for the sixth year, with more than 50 swim-run events planned in cities across the United States with the aim of introducing youth to the multisport lifestyle.

Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Searching coast-to-coast for Canada's future Olympians
 
 Impact Magazine     2017-02-03 kl. 22:37     544 words
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A needle in a haystack meets a diamond in the rough - so hopes the innovative  RBC Training Ground  campaign that is currently gaining momentum across the country.

medal potential. RBC has partnered with the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), the Canadian Olympic Foundation (COF), CBC Sports and the Canadian Olympic Paralympic Sport Institute Network (COPSIN) to run the program.
 
   
Press Releases: Sports Envoy Chloe Kim Visits the Republic of Korea
 
 Foreign Affairs.co.nz     2017-02-03 kl. 22:23     338 words
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MIL OSI USA – Source: United States Department of State Headline: American snowboarder Chloe Kim will travel to Seoul and Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, February 8-10, as a Sports Envoy for the U.S. Department of State.

next year’s Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.Kim, a 16-year-old high school student and first-generation Korean-American from La Palma, California, won consecutive gold medals at the 2016 Winter X-Games and the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games.

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Para stars part ways with coach
 
 Straits Times     2017-02-03 kl. 22:14     706 words
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National para-swimmers Theresa Goh and Yip Pin Xiu have parted ways with coach Mick Massey, ending a partnership that led to medal glory at the Paralympics last year.

National para-swimmers Theresa Goh and Yip Pin Xiu have parted ways with coach Mick Massey, ending a partnership that led to medal glory at the Paralympics...

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Oscar Pistorious’s ‘mum’ robbed at gunpoint – Daily Star
 
 Nigeria Today.ng     2017-02-03 kl. 22:12     150 words
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Daily Star Oscar Pistorious's 'mum' robbed at gunpoint Daily Star Four raiders burst into 59-year-old Lois Pistorius's garage while she was parking her car.

where disgraced paralympian … The Sun all 5 news articles » This post was syndicated from Africa -
 
   
Differently abled can bring laurels in sports: DC , SSP
 
 Kashmir Times     2017-02-03 kl. 21:43     395 words
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REASI, Feb 3: Administration as well as Civil Society laud the tireless efforts of Special Olympics Bharat J&K for organising unique Sports Events

medium of sports under MYAS in collaboration of SAI, Paralympics and association of deaf.
 
   
LA 2024 Olympic Bid To Leverage ‘Very Senior’ White House Relationships Regarding Travel Ban
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-02-03 kl. 21:36     621 words
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Los Angeles’ Bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024 has been under significant pressure after last week U.S. President Donald Trump announced an Executive Order to ban inbound travel by citizens from some countries.

Los Angeles’ Bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024 has been under significant pressure after last week U.S.... LA 2024 Bid Chief Casey Wasserman at Rio 2016 (GamesBids Photo) “The IOC has always acted in the interests of sport above politics,” bid Chair Casey Wasserman said. “When we raised our hand to bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic...

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New LA 2024 Video Shows Off Lesser-Known Los Angeles
 
 NBC Los Angeles     2017-02-03 kl. 21:34     349 words
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Downtown Los Angeles as seen from the Griffith Park helipad. Now that LA 2024 has submitted its official bid book to the International Olympic Committee, it released a video preview Friday of its latest series -- "What's Not in the Bid Book.

The series will highlight LA 2024 Chairman Casey Wasserman providing "a view of LA through the eyes of a lifelong Angeleno, telling the story of why L.A. is uniquely positioned to connect the Games with a new generation of Olympic and Paralympic

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£1.5m Funding Boost For Grassroots Football
 
 West Riding County FA     2017-02-03 kl. 21:20     704 words
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Underrepresented groups in grassroots football will soon have more teams to play in. The FA are investing £1.5m into the Grow the Game scheme – a programme that increases participation at the lowest levels of the game.

hopefully clubs will make the most of the funding available to set up more female teams to take advantage of the interest.” Roy Turnham, a star of the Paralympic GB football team, supported the initiative: “Grow the Game is an excellent scheme
 
   
Japan tries to revive carpentry by luring grads
 
 Today Online     2017-02-03 kl. 21:14     862 words
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TOKYO — Heisei Corporation, a small construction company in Shizuoka Prefecture, central Japan, has a pool of 220 carpenters, many with graduate degrees from the country’s top schools, such as the University of Tokyo.

They are projected to shrink further to 210,000 in 2020, when Japan hosts the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, a national event generating construction demand.
 
   
Bell Biv DeVoe Talks Battle Over ‘Poison’ on New ‘Oprah: Where Are They Now?’ (Watch)
 
 EURweb     2017-02-03 kl. 20:57     142 words
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* Bell Biv Devoe is front and center in this week’s all-new episode of OWN’s “Oprah: Where Are They Now?” airing Feb. 4 at 10 p.m.

Watch a clip below: Also on the Feb. 4 episode, actor Bryton James , who went from “Family Matters” to “The Young and the Restless,” Paralympian and “Dancing With the Stars” runner-up Amy Purdy , and country music superstar Ty Herndon .
 
   
'How I fell in love with sailing'
 
 Yachts and Yachting Online     2017-02-03 kl. 20:39     53 words
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"How I fell in love with sailing" - Paralympic Gold Medallist Helena Lucas by RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show today at 7:05 pm 4-5 March 2017 Tweet Meet Helena Lucas, one of our RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show comperes. Here’s how she fell in love with sailing.

Paralympic Gold Medallist Helena Lucas by RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show today at 7:05 pm 4-5 March 2017 Tweet Meet Helena Lucas, one of our RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show comperes.
 
   
The House of Bernarda Alba at the Royal Exchange Theatre
 
 CreativeTourist.com     2017-02-03 kl. 20:30     274 words
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Royal Exchange Theatre The House of Bernarda Alba at Royal Exchange Theatre , City Centre, 03–25 February 2017 , from £16.

The House of Bernarda Alba  is directed by Graeae’s Artistic Director Jenny Sealey, who co-directed the London 2012 Paralympics Opening Ceremony.
 
   
What's Not in the Bid Book...by Casey Wasserman...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-02-03 kl. 20:24     302 words
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LA 2024 today released a video preview of its latest video series - “What’s Not in the Bid Book” - featuring bid Chairman Casey Wasserman revealing surprising aspects of the City of Angels.

new series offers a view of LA through the eyes of a lifelong Angeleno, telling the story of why LA is uniquely positioned to connect the Games with a new generation of Olympic and Paralympic enthusiasts.

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Honorary IOC member Okano dies
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-03 kl. 20:18     405 words
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George Thorpe Friday, 3 February 2017 Tributes have been paid to former International Olympic Committee (IOC) honorary member Shunichiro Okano following his death at the age of 85.

Committee. Alongside other roles at the JFA, where he was supreme advisor from 2008 to 2017, Okano became an honorary IOC member in 2012, having originally first joined 22 years earlier, and he played a role in Tokyo's successful 2020 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Bruff Paralympian to be honoured at NUI
 
 Limerick Post     2017-02-03 kl. 20:06     279 words
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Eoghan Clifford, pictured with his two medals from Rio 2016 A Bruff native has received an award for his contributions to sport by NUI Galway.

Bruff Paralympian to be honoured at NUI.... Dr Clifford, who is a lecturer at NUI Galway, won two medals in last summer’s Paralympic Games in Rio, taking gold in the C3 Road Race and bronze in the C3 Individual Pursuit.
 
   
Thank you, ma'am - Princess Anne thrills crowds on visit to...
 
 Retford Times     2017-02-03 kl. 19:55     899 words
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The Princess Royal has come to the county to see how victims of crime are supported in Lincolnshire and was also thrilled to watch some fantastic horse riding at a special centre in Louth.

Princess Anne was also treated to displays by Paralympic hopefuls, Flossie England, 12, and Evie Toombes, 15, among a host of perfectly executed routines.

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Paris 2024 reveal "Made for Sharing" slogan
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-02-03 kl. 19:53     232 words
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Nick Butler Friday, 3 February 2017 French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has claimed that Paris will build "bridges not walls" through their bid for the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games as the city's slogan - "Made for Sharing" - was unveiled today.

Nick Butler Friday, 3 February 2017 French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has claimed that Paris will build "bridges not walls" through their bid for the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games as the city's slogan -
 
   
Title holders heading to Para Snowboard World Championships
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-02-03 kl. 19:53     306 words
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George Thorpe Friday, 3 February 2017 Competition is set to start at the 2017 World Para Snowboard Championships in Canada tomorrow.

It will also be acting as the last major competition before the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang.... Finland's Matti Suur-Hamari will be looking to win the men's SB-LL2 snowboard-cross with strong competition from the US trio Evan Strong, Mike Shea and Keith Gabel, who completed a clean sweep of medals at the 2014 Winter Paralympics...

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Paralympics NZ to hold Open Day in Christchurch
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-02-03 kl. 19:53     268 words
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Dan Palmer Friday, 3 February 2017 Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) are set to hold an Open Day on the country's south island for the first time.

Paralympics NZ to hold Open Day in Christchurch.... Dan Palmer Friday, 3 February 2017 Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) are set to hold an Open Day on the country's south island for the first time.The event will be held at Christchurch's Cowles Stadium on...
 
   
U.S. Cross-Country Skier Ida Sargent Gets First World Cup Podium In PyeongChang Olympic Test Event
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-03 kl. 19:52     252 words
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By Craig Bohnert | Feb. 03, 2017, 12:14 p.m. (ET) (L-R) Silje Oeyre Slind of Norway, Anamarija Lampic of Slovenia and Ida Sargent pose on the podium for the ladies' 1.4-kilometer sprint classic at the FIS Cross-Country World Cup on Feb.

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2017 Demolition Derby Wheelchair Rugby Tournament
 
 WIAT TV     2017-02-03 kl. 19:32     103 words
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Lakeshore’s 2017 Demolition Derby hosted by BMW of Birmingham will celebrate its 20th year and feature nine of the top teams in the nation over three days of competition.

Lakeshore’s 2017 Demolition Derby hosted by BMW of Birmingham will celebrate its 20th year and feature nine of the top teams in the nation over three days of competition.The impressive team rosters include 16 Paralympians, nine Rio 2016
 
   
Barcelona marks the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Olympic Games and Paralympics
 
 El Digital D Barcelona     2017-02-03 kl. 19:31     279 words
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in the Saló de Cent chamber at City Hall, signalling the start of the commemorative programme for the 25th anniversary of the Barcelona Olympic Games and Paralympics .

Barcelona marks the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Olympic Games and Paralympics. in the Saló de Cent chamber at City Hall, signalling the start of the commemorative programme for the 25th anniversary of the Barcelona Olympic Games and Paralympics

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Laurie's new dream for Paralympic success
 
 Bury Free Press     2017-02-03 kl. 19:08     86 words
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Laurie Squirrell who is now back riding her adapted moto-x bike in Suffolk, with her Dad Richard who adapted the bike so she could ride it.

Laurie's new dream for Paralympic success.

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Marine Becomes World’s Fastest 10K Runner On One Leg
 
 Men's Health US     2017-02-03 kl. 18:57     688 words
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If this guy can pursue his passion, so can you A tattoo that once read "You’ll Never Walk Alone" now ironically reads "You’ll Never Walk" on .

He’s hoping to compete in the next Paralympics and has plans to climb Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the British Isles in Scotland.

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Chefs de Mission gather in PyeongChang
 
 International Olympic Committee     2017-02-03 kl. 18:34     759 words
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the National Olympic Committee (NOC) Chef de Mission Seminar for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 gathered for three days at PyeongChang’s Alpensia Convention Centre.

Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) welcomed 135 delegates from 75 NOCs, who were treated to presentations on Games-time operations and services. The delegates were also given a tour of the Olympic competition and
 
   
Friday’s Daily Deal Round-Up: rugby union, Paralympics and more
 
 SportsPro Media     2017-02-03 kl. 18:33     243 words
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The daily digest signs off for another week. Posted: February 3 2017 By: Eoin Connolly Rugby : Former Ireland and British & Irish Lions rugby union star Brian O'Driscoll has become a brand ambassador for Land Rover .

Friday’s Daily Deal Round-Up: rugby union, Paralympics and more.... Paralympics : The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has extended its partnership with , which will remain the official photo agency of the Paralympic Games and other major para...
 
   
Crisis Between US and Iran Deepening
 
 International Christian Embassy Jerusalem     2017-02-03 kl. 18:29     425 words
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By:  ICEJ News Posted on:  3 Feb 2017 (All day) Iranian officials sneeringly rejected a warning issued by the Trump Administration in Washington Thursday over its recent tests of ballistic missiles and other destabilizing activities.

Israel's Business Ties With the World Stregthen Governmental, law enforcement and private entities in Japan are looking to Israel for help is dealing with cyber-security issues ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Paris 2024 Shares its Concept of Games of Passion and Purpose...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-02-03 kl. 18:23     957 words
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The Paris 2024 Bid Committee has marked a major milestone in its bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games with a special presentation to the world’s media to signal the start of international promotion in Paris today.

Paris 2024 Shares its Concept of Games of Passion and Purpose...The Paris 2024 Bid Committee has marked a major milestone in its bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games with a special presentation to the world’s media to signal the start

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Paralympian and inclusion expert Claire Harvey will be the next Diversity
 
 DIVA     2017-02-03 kl. 18:21     427 words
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“This is a tangible chance to make a better future for young people in our LGBT community.�

Paralympian and inclusion expert Claire Harvey will be the next Diversity. ...Role Models Chief Exec.“This is a tangible chance to make a better future for young people in our LGBT community.�Today it was announced that the new chief

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Inspired by our very own Ellie Robinson? Northamptonshire Sport launches
 
 Northampton Chronicle & Echo     2017-02-03 kl. 17:58     19 words
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Northampton's very own Paralympics Gold medallist, Ellie Robinson

Northamptonshire Sport launches. ...search to find para-swimmers of the future.Northampton's very own Paralympics Gold medallist, Ellie Robinson.
 
   
Speed, Multiple Wins, Mark World Para Alpine Skiing Championships 2017
 
 Outdoor Journal     2017-02-03 kl. 17:45     671 words
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An overwhelmed Claudia Lösch brought home five medals at the World Para Alpine Skiing Championships in Tarvisio, Italy last week. Anna Schaffelhuber and Jeroen Kampschreur were among some of the winners of the exciting event.

Since then, the number of her medals from major championships has steadily grown, but it is a humble World Champion in Tarvisio that will defend two titles at the upcoming 2018 Paralympics.”If others can take inspiration from what I do, from the
 
   
Revolutionary Wheelchair Smashes Fundraising Target
 
 Pathfinder International     2017-02-03 kl. 17:41     570 words
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Paralympian Phil Eaglesham has smashed his fundraising challenge to raise enough money to build a revolutionary new wheelchair which could be unveiled at the Invictus Games this year...

Paralympian Phil Eaglesham has smashed his fundraising challenge to raise enough money to build a revolutionary new wheelchair which could be unveiled at the Invictus Games this year...The ex-marine, who was disabled by catching Q fever when on
 
   
Inagueral Disabilities Justice Week Events Show Support for Students’ On Campus
 
 Memorial University Muse     2017-02-03 kl. 17:38     389 words
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While education has many barriers for access for many students, students with disabilities face even more barriers says Matt barter, MUN Students’ Union  representative for students with disabilities. “ This week is very significant.

learn, and others events, Barter encourages anyone to attend all events, but especially the Key Note address by Katarina Roxon, a gold medalist paralympic olympian from Kippens, NL.
 
   
Minnesota, Penn State set for big series
 
 NCAA sports     2017-02-03 kl. 17:35     1081 words
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The games must go on, but before we get to the weekend ahead, it’s important to acknowledge the loss the college hockey world is feeling right now.

He coached the U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team to two gold medals at the Paralympic Winter Games, and served as a head coach for the U.S.

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People who dress pets in service dog's clothing could be penalized
 
 Telegram.com     2017-02-03 kl. 17:15     1242 words
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Kim Ring Telegram & Gazette Staff @kimringtg People who falsely claim their pets are service animals could be penalized if a bill filed by state Rep. Kimberly N. Ferguson, R-Holden, becomes a law.

She is paralyzed from injuries she received in a 2007 snowboarding crash (she raced professionally back then) and has limited use of her hand from a skiing accident 7 years later as she prepared for the Paralympics.
 
   
DFA honors Filipina athletes
 
 Philippine Information Agency     2017-02-03 kl. 17:10     174 words
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MANILA, Feb. 4 (PIA) - The Office of ASEAN Affairs of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) recently welcomed two Filipina athletes who brought honor to the country in sports.

MANILA, Feb. 4 (PIA) - The Office of ASEAN Affairs of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) recently welcomed two Filipina athletes who brought honor to the country in sports.The medals were awarded to Olympian Hidilyn Diaz and Paralympian Josephine...
 
   
Mayor, Police Chief to Discuss Boston Super Bowl Security
 
 NECN.com     2017-02-03 kl. 17:09     281 words
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BOSTON, MA - JANUARY 09: Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh addresses the media during a press conference to announce Boston as the U.S.

Walsh addresses the media during a press conference to announce Boston as the U.S.applicant city to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on January 9, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.
 
   
IBSF Para-Sport World Championships to begin in St Moritz
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-03 kl. 16:50     253 words
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Dan Palmer Friday, 3 February 2017 The second edition of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) Para-Sport World Championships will get underway tomorrow at the St Moritz-Celerina Olympic Bobrun.

Bobsleigh was provisionally accepted for the Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympic programme in September.
 
   
TechnoAlpin becomes Official Supplier to snow sports
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-03 kl. 16:46     352 words
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Three World Championships in Para alpine skiing, Para snowboard and Para Nordic skiing to benefit from the partnership. Everyone should experience the best snow quality, that’s why we fully support all three Para snow sports in their work.

Xavier Gonzalez , CEO of the International Paralympic Committee, said: “Para snow sports continue to grow and the quality of the athletes is improving all the time. “World Championships must meet those rising standards, offering courses that
 
   
Russian athletes Belov and Legkov file claim with CAS over suspension
 
 RAPSI     2017-02-03 kl. 16:29     355 words
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18:09 03/02/2017 MOSCOW, February 3 (RAPSI) - The Russian cross-country skiers Alexander Legkov and Evgeny Belov, suspended from sports competitions

The second part of the report, stating that “over 1,000 Russian athletes competing in summer, winter, and Paralympic sports could be identified as being involved in or benefitting from manipulations to conceal positive doping tests”, was
 
   
Kylie Minogue confirms Joshua Sasse split and thanks fans for ‘love and
 
 London Evening Standard     2017-02-03 kl. 16:03     1341 words
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The pop Princess said they wish the "best for each other"

Andrews Cathedral in Sydney Australia AP 8/46 2000 Kylie Minogue performs during the opening of the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games at Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney Australia Getty Images 9/46 2001 Kylie Minogue sings a duet with Kermit the Frog on 'An
 
   
Channel 4 wins prestigious award for Paralympic coverage
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-02-03 kl. 16:01     422 words
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5 hours ago The UK Paralympic broadcaster picked up the Sports Broadcast Award at the Broadcast Awards.

Channel 4 wins prestigious award for Paralympic coverage.... 5 hours ago The UK Paralympic broadcaster picked up the Sports Broadcast Award at the Broadcast Awards.British broadcaster Channel 4 won a prestigious domestic award in recognition of its coverage of the Rio 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
Top Speakers Not to Be Missed at Naidex
 
 Enable Magazine     2017-02-03 kl. 16:00     132 words
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Naidex 2017 is on its way… are delighted to be partnering with Naidex which will be returning to the Birmingham NEC on the 28th – 30th March for the 43rd instalment of the most influential event in the disability and care sector.

phenomenal line-up of 150 speakers including… 7 time Paralympic athlete Simon Munn Quadruple amputee and creator of charity People’s Parking Ltd Helen Dolphin MBE RGK’s Official “Legend of the Year” Shaun Gash Life coach, career expert
 
   
IOC Confirms Receipt Of Final 2024 Olympic Bid Books from Budapest, Los Angeles and Paris
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-02-03 kl. 15:40     540 words
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Friday confirmed that three bids for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games – Budapest, Los Angeles and Paris

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Friday confirmed that three bids for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games – Budapest, Los Angeles and Paris. ...– have met the February 3 deadline for the submission of the third and final set of bid

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Hektisk helg för Väster
 
 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2017-02-03 kl. 15:27     264 words
 
Det är en hektisk helg som väntar Motalalaget Västers BTK. Två division 1-matcher och en gala står på programmet.

Detta efter framgångarna på Paralympics i Rio de Janeiro där Emil och Linus tog silver i lagspelet efter att ha rivit den kinesiska muren.
 
   
Council questions secrecy surrounding Calgary’s Olympic bid committee
 
 CTV News     2017-02-03 kl. 15:12     294 words
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Some city councillors are concerned about the ongoing secrecy surrounding the hiring of the city’s Olympic bid committee and the mayor is joining the call for more transparency.

and cons of hosting the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
British Swimming and Tyr have revealed new national kit for 2017
 
 Health Club Management     2017-02-03 kl. 15:06     932 words
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Product news 03 Feb 2017 Supplier: TYR Sport Inc More TYR Sport Inc details Olympic champion Dan Goodfellow said:

The unveiling took place on 2 February 2017 at Plymouth Life Centre and featured appearances from Paralympic champion Ollie Hynd, Olympic gold medallists Jack Laugher and Chris Mears and Olympians Grace Reid, Laura Stephens, Dan Goodfellow and Ben

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Tokyo Olympics To Use Recycled Electronics For Medals
 
 Lowyat.net     2017-02-03 kl. 14:58     210 words
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The organising committee for the Tokyo Olympics is asking the Japanese people to donate used electronics to be recycled as medals.

Tags Recycling Sustainability Tokyo 2020 Tokyo 2020 Olympic Medals Tokyo 2020 Olympics Tokyo 2020 Recycled Electronics tokyo olympics Tokyo Paralympics Farhan Forced into hiding as the Domestic Man of Mystery by the Videoguy, Farhan one day dreams
 
   
DASSAULT SYSTEMES : - Kengo Kuma & Associates Selects Dassault Systemes
 
 4 Traders     2017-02-03 kl. 14:56     604 words
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Release date- 02022017 - VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France - Dassault Systemes (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'sFolk Art Museum (Hangzhou, China) and
 
   
WADA Confident in McLaren’s Conclusions on Doping in Russia Despite Inaccuracies
 
 Sputnik     2017-02-03 kl. 14:46     309 words
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The so-called McLaren report accused Russia of running a state-wide doping program and alleged that manipulations occurred in 30 sporting disciplines.

On January 30, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced its decision to ban Russian athletes from the qualifying events for the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in South Korea.
 
   
Fox's Alton Water Frostbite Series day 3
 
 Yachts and Yachting Online     2017-02-03 kl. 14:45     558 words
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Fox's Alton Water Frostbite Series day 2 A gentle start to the premier east coast series There was a gentle start to the premier east coast (ok, sailed on inland water only a couple of miles away from the salty stuff) 2017 frostbite series.

Posted on 28 Sep 2016 RYA Sail for Gold Roadshow at Alton Water 161 visitors try sailing or windsurfing Some 161 visitors tried sailing or windsurfing as the RYA Sail for Gold Roadshow celebrated the Paralympics at Alton Watersports Centre near
 
   
Oscar Pistorius's 'mother' is attacked by hammer-wielding robbers at her
 
 Mail On Sunday     2017-02-03 kl. 14:45     780 words
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Jane Flanagan In Cape Town, South Africa, For Mailonline

Lois raised the paralympian...

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This Wheelchair-Bound 24-Year-Old Plays Basketball, Trains Others And Is A Talented Marathoner
 
 Huffington Post India     2017-02-03 kl. 14:40     506 words
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When misfortune befalls, it does not take into account the time, place and age of a person. Who would know it better than 24 year old Shailesh Kumar . Born and brought up in Gaya, Bihar, Shailesh had always been good with sports.

They are now crowdsourcing for a world-class wheelchair, the Invacare Top End Eliminator OSR Racing Wheelchair, that would enable Shailesh to compete at the 2020 Paralympics.... You could help them and fund the wheelchair of a future paralympian by...
 
   
Carlos Codina riding solo at Big White 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-03 kl. 14:39     710 words
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The Argentinian Para snowboarder envisions that to change in the future for his nation and region. Argentina’s Carlos Codina is wearing many helmets at the 2017 World Para Snowboard Championships.

At the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games , he competed in both alpine skiing and snowboard cross, taking a top 10 finish in the latter.... It is a chance for athletes to secure qualification spots for their countries at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic...
 
   
Swedish Para Sport Awards to be broadcast live
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-03 kl. 14:39     113 words
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The gala will take place in Stockholm on 4 February and will be shown live on YouTube and Facebook.

announced by the Swedish Paralympic Committee.... Sweden attended the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games with 57 athletes, winning one gold, four silvers and five bronzes.
 
   
Recycled smartphones to be used for Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals
 
 Phone Arena     2017-02-03 kl. 14:36     364 words
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All medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games will be made from discarded smartphones and other electronic devices.

All medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games will be made from discarded smartphones and other electronic devices.The devices will be stripped down and processed to source around two tonnes of gold, silver, and bronze, needed for the
 
   
Image gallery New line for The Jump
 
 CBBC     2017-02-03 kl. 14:32     564 words
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There's been one injury already, so find out which famous faces will be competing on Channel 4's 2017 winter sports contest. Vogue Williams has been forced to drop out of The Jump before its even started.

Double Paralympic gold medallist Kadeena Cox will go from winning medals this summer in Rio to skiing on the chilly slopes of The Jump.... It's not just Olympic and Paralympic athletes taking part.

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Brailsford says British Cycling 'medallist', not sexist
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-02-03 kl. 14:30     391 words
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LONDON (Reuters) - Former performance director Dave Brailsford has rejected accusations by former world and Olympic champion Nicole Cooke that British Cycling has a culture of sexism.

Brailsford said that reading some of the headlines of recent weeks might have given the impression that Britain's Olympic and Paralympic success was "forged in a boot camp for bullies and sexists".... Today we take Olympic and Paralympic success for...

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NHK-Japan starts preps for Olympics 2020
 
 Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union     2017-02-03 kl. 14:21     94 words
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The Japanese public broadcaster has already started preparations on how to promote the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games on their channels. NHK-Japan has a line-up of programmes before, during and after the games that are now only three years away.

The Japanese public broadcaster has already started preparations on how to promote the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games on their channels.
 
   
South America by private jet: Does travel get any better?
 
 Wellington Times     2017-02-03 kl. 14:18     3182 words
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South America by private jet could just be the ultimate travel experience. Once upon a long time ago, they travelled cheap, sleeping on floors, living on air and dreams, following their endless summer from Marrakesh to Ibiza to Kathmandu to Goa.

EXPERIENCES Sunset cable car up Sugarloaf Mountain with cocktails and a inspirational talk from paralympian Kurt Fearnley.

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Buenos Aires and Santiago promote 2023 Pan American Games credentials
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-03 kl. 13:29     488 words
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Nick Butler Friday, 3 February 2017 Buenos Aires has presented itself as a reliable and straightforward option to host the 2023 Pan American Games while sole rival Santiago sees the event more as a means to improve Chilean sporting performances.

Buenos Aires, host of the 2013 International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session at which Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
2017 F1: F1 must free the 'artist' in drivers - Zanardi
 
 PaddockTalk     2017-02-03 kl. 13:26     165 words
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"Formula one today? A bit too boring," the 50-year-old Italian and paralympic champion is quoted by La Gazzetta dello Sport. "Now it is stewards who have delusions of being the stars.

Zanardi. "Formula one today? A bit too boring," the 50-year-old Italian and paralympic champion is quoted by La Gazzetta dello Sport.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals to be made from discarded devices
 
 SlashGear     2017-02-03 kl. 13:18     324 words
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Japan is a country known and notorious for its electronics so it probably wouldn’t come as a shock if it has an overabundance of unused gadgets and trinkets.

The collection will stop once they’ve collected 8 tons of metal, which the organizers say is enough to produce 5,000 medals for both the Olympics and the Paralympics.
 
   
Russian Olympic Team Drops Kit Designers Bosco for Top FSB Official's Daughter
 
 Moscow Times     2017-02-03 kl. 12:53     339 words
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Maxim Stulov / Vedomosti Forget doping scandals. Russian sport's true tradition is eye-watering Olympic sportswear.

However, with Russia's Paralympic team already barred from qualification events, the number of athletes left to wear them may still be under question. shares facebook twitter e-mail.
 
   
Romanchuk's excellence in track carries over to the slopes
 
 Frederick News-Post     2017-02-03 kl. 12:45     742 words
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He wasn’t ditching track and field or wanting to start a new chapter in his life. Daniel Romanchuk just wanted to enjoy himself — nothing more, nothing less.

Daniel Romanchuk just wanted to enjoy himself — nothing more, nothing less.In early December, a little more than two months after participating in the Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janiero, Romanchuk found a way to recharge his batteries after
 
   
Handball ace Casey and top boxer Desmond are honoured at Evening Echo awards
 
 Evening Echo     2017-02-03 kl. 12:43     271 words
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Handball ace Casey and top boxer Desmond are honoured at Evening Echo awards HANDBALLER Catriona Casey and boxer Christina Desmond were selected as the final two Evening Echo Ladies Sports Star winners for 2016.

Aine Mckenna (basketball), Phil Healy (athletics), Anna Geary (camogie), Nollaig O’Neill (athletics), Sinita Puspure (rowing), Audrey O’Flynn (hockey/rugby), Rena Buckley (ladies football/camogie), Orla Barry (Paralympics), Niamh McCarthy
 
   
Helene Ripa recovers and sets sights on Finsterau
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-03 kl. 12:31     469 words
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Sweden’s Sochi 2014 cross-country skiing champion could not compete at this year’s World Cup due to a bad cold but believes she will be ready for the Worlds.

relay, which are her strongest events, but will still compete in the sprint freestyle because it is “a good ‘get-started’ race and is an event where anything can happen.” Three years ago at the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympics, the Swedish won
 
   
Monthly preview: February 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-03 kl. 12:31     385 words
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Check out all the events that will headline this month in Para sport. World Para Snowboard Championships The last major event ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games is taking place in Big White, Canada, and will run until 8 January.

World Para Snowboard Championships The last major event ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games is taking place in Big White, Canada, and will run until 8 January.Around 64 of the world’s best snowboarders, coming from 15 countries,