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Prisregn över gotländska Etzner under idrottsgalor
 
 Sveriges Radio Gotland     2017-02-05 kl. 07:25     178 words
 
Ryttaren Louise Etzner Jakobsson prisades som "Årets nykomling" under tidernas första svenska Parasportgala som tog plats i Stockhom under lördagskvällen.

Ryttaren Louise Etzner Jakobsson prisades som "Årets nykomling" under tidernas första svenska Parasportgala som tog plats i Stockhom under lördagskvällen.På parasport.se står följande sammanfattade motivering till att årets nykomling blev
 
   
Simmare bäst i parasport
 
 Enköpings-Posten     2017-02-04 kl. 23:07     77 words
 
Två simmare tog inte helt oväntat hem priserna som årets kvinnliga respektive manliga parasportidrottare när den första parasportgalan hölls på lördagen.

Simmare bäst i parasport.... Två simmare tog inte helt oväntat hem priserna som årets kvinnliga respektive manliga parasportidrottare när den första parasportgalan hölls på lördagen.Karl Forsman tog hem Sveriges enda guld i Paralympics och Maja Reichard...

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Här är alla pristagarna på Idrottsgalan
 
 Helagotland     2017-02-04 kl. 23:01     268 words
 
Under lördagskvällen prisades flera personer och föreningar på den gotländska idrottsgalan. Bland annat delades GT-guldet ut.

Hägg, Gotlands Bro OK, Örjan Högberg, Gotlands Friidrottsförbund/Gotlands Bro OK, Katarina Jakobsson, Garda OK, Gun Karlsson, Parasport Gotland, Håkan Lagerqvist, Gotlands Fäktklubb, Per Lindqvist, Visborgs SKF, Visborgs OK, Gotlands
 
   
Hon prisades med GT-guldet
 
 Helagotland     2017-02-04 kl. 22:55     162 words
 
Många uppmärksammades på Idrottsgalan på Wisby strand. Det allra finaste priset - GT-guldet - gick till Louise Etzner Jakobsson. Vilken kväll det blev för Louise Etzner Jakobsson.

Louise och valacken Zernard har haft ett kanonår och knep två brons i dressyr i Paralympics.... ÄMNE: alma nygren gt-guldet hammarby idrottsgalan idrottsgalan gotland louise etzner jakobsson marcus larsson paralympics wisby strand zernard Michael...
 
   
Efter silvret i Rio - Örebrospelaren prisades på historiska parasportgalan: "Nervös och jätteglad"
 
 Nerikes Allehanda     2017-02-04 kl. 22:29     98 words
 
I höstas tog Örebrospelaren Emil Andersson hem silver i lagtävlingen i bordtennis i paralympics tillsammans med Linus Karlsson.

I höstas tog Örebrospelaren Emil Andersson hem silver i lagtävlingen i bordtennis i paralympics tillsammans med Linus Karlsson.På lördagskvällen skrev duon ny historia när de fick ta emot priset som årets lag på den första parasportgalan
 
   
Karl Forsman blev årets manliga idrottare på Parasportgalan: "Det enda priset jag inte hade kontroll över själv"
 
 Östersunds-Posten     2017-02-04 kl. 22:11     224 words
 
Han var bara 19 år när han simmade hem guldet i sitt första Paralympics. Nu har han blivit framröstad till årets manliga idrottare. Vilket guldregn över Östersundssimmaren Karl Forsman.

Han var bara 19 år när han simmade hem guldet i sitt första Paralympics.... Sporten har tidigare skrivit om Östersundsimmaren Karl Forsman som i somras höll för favorittrycket under Paralympics och tog hem guldet i 100 meter bröstsim.

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Samtliga vinnare vid årets Parasportgala
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-02-04 kl. 22:02     396 words
 
Pressmeddelande Feb 04, 2017 22:02 CET Nu är det avgjort vilka som är de historiska vinnarna vid tidernas första svenska Parasportgala.

Under året tydligast synligt när paralympiska debutanter tog finalplatser - och bärgade medalj i Rio.... Årets förebild Stefan Jansson Med sitt brinnande engagemang är Stefan Jansson en urkraft på alla nivåer inom Svensk Parasport.

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Prisregn vid första Parasportgalan
 
 SVT Nyheter     2017-02-04 kl. 20:16     205 words
 
I kväll genomfördes den första Parasportgalan vid ett hotell i Stockholm. Detta för att lyfta upp de bästa prestationerna under förra året.

Paralympicsmästaren i simning, Karl Forsman, blev tilldelad priset för årets manlige utövare.... Han var den enda guldmedaljören vid Paralympics i Rio och han har ett självförtroende i samman nivå. -
 
   
Sanna Marjeta fick pris för Årets prestation
 
 Katrineholms-Kuriren     2017-02-04 kl. 19:58     350 words
 
Det fanns tre kandidater till priset som heter "Årets prestation inom Special Olympics 2016". Ricky Landgraff (handboll) och Daniel Anglén (judo) och så Katrineholmstjejen Sanna Marjeta.

Sammansättningen består av några ur svensk parasports sakkunniga - för elit samt bredd - samt representanter från svenska medier som på olika vis bevakar svensk parasport.... 16-åriga Sanna Marjeta har gjort Årets prestation i Sverige för parasport...
 
   
Kiavash blev årets stjärnskott
 
 Borås Tidning Plus     2017-02-04 kl. 19:56     137 words
 
Shahrzad Kiavash prisas av Radiosporten som årets stjärnskott med funktionsnedsättning. -Wow! säger boråsaren. BT har vid flera tillfällen skrivit om Kiavashs historia och idrottsliga framgångar, senast vid Paralympics i Rio 2016.

BT har vid flera tillfällen skrivit om Kiavashs historia och idrottsliga framgångar, senast vid Paralympics i Rio 2016.Nu har hon tilldelats Radiosportens pris Årets stjärnskott bland idrottade med funktionsnedsättning. -Det var jättestort
 
   
Här är alla bilder från röda mattan vid urpremiären av Parasportgalan
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-02-04 kl. 19:49     40 words
 
Pressmeddelande Feb 04, 2017 19:49 CET Ikväll arrangeras urpremiären av Sveriges första nationella Parasportgala på Scandic Continental i Stockholm. Du hittar alla bilder från röda mattan via Parasport Sveriges Flickr-feed.

Du hittar alla bilder från röda mattan via Parasport Sveriges Flickr-feed.Se parasportens stjärnor göra entré...... Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet.

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Louise har chans på storskräll - firar i förväg
 
 Ridsport     2017-02-04 kl. 19:10     298 words
 
Sportnytt Louise Etzner Jakobsson har chans på flera priser i kväll på olika galor och här finns den största av dem att se live. Själv är hon många mil bort på varmare breddgrader och avslöjar att hon faktiskt har firat i förväg.

Själv är hon många mil bort på varmare breddgrader och avslöjar att hon faktiskt har firat i förväg.Louse Etzner Jakobsson, dubbel bronsmedaljör på Paralympics med Zenard, kan stå för ett prisregn i kväll.
 
   
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UK Sport split over cuts
 
 DailyMe.Com     2017-02-05 kl. 07:18     230 words
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UK Sport’s board met on Wednesday to finalise its decision on the matter but there was instead a second deferral until its next board meeting on March 23.

a system we can fulfil our vision to inspire the nation through Olympic and Paralympic success whilst at the same time operating within a tight financial remit.“These decisions are made all the more challenging with sports at the lower end of the
 
   
Paris kicks off bidding for 2024 Olympics
 
 CNC World     2017-02-05 kl. 06:34     346 words
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CNC Added On February 5, 2017 Paris has kicked off bidding for the 2024 Olympic Games with a new slogan, 'Made for Sharing'. The words were beamed onto the emblematic Eiffel Tower on Friday.  LIFESTYLES has more.

The words were beamed onto the emblematic Eiffel Tower on Friday.  LIFESTYLES has more.The Paris Bid Committee promoted its bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games with a special presentation in Paris.... The IOC meeting there will decide the host city for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Utahns gather to celebrate, re-live memories of 2002 Winter Olympics
 
 Deseret Morning News     2017-02-05 kl. 06:16     788 words
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MIDWAY — Every Februrary, Jeri Beeston puts on the white tracksuit with the Olympic logo on it and carries her Olympic torch through her Orem neighborhood.

25,000 volunteer spots in 2002. “I wanted to volunteer for the Paralympics, but I got put into wardrobe, which disappointed me.” It turned out the job was much more fulfilling than she expected, as she was selected to help with the opening and
 
   
Homecoming
 
 Medford Mail Tribune     2017-02-05 kl. 04:28     1395 words
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Many things had to come together for one of track and field’s more intriguing disciplines, the high jump, to be revolutionized in Southern Oregon, circa 1963. A perfect storm? That might be a tad dramatic.

Olympians and Paralympians Association, a post he was elected to in October.
 
   
Hidilyn Diaz is 'Sportsman of the Year'
 
 CNN Philippines     2017-02-05 kl. 04:03     541 words
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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — Olympian Hidilyn Diaz can add another feather in her cap as she is named "Sportswoman of the Year." Some of Philippine sports' greatest personalities came together on Saturday evening as Spin.

Paralympics bronze medalist Josephine Medina was also recognized as the Sportsman Who Defies the Odds.... Medina won the bronze medal in the women's table tennis singles class 8 division at the Rio Paralympics.
 
   
Mount Union's Digby sets record in first collegiate win
 
 Canton Repository     2017-02-05 kl. 03:54     549 words
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Paralympian AJ Digby won the 500-meter dash at Saturday's Jim Wuske Invitational. Mike Popovich CantonRep.com sports writer @mpopovichREP ALLIANCE  Collegiate win No. 1 has a record attached to it.

Paralympian AJ Digby won the 500-meter dash at Saturday's Jim Wuske Invitational.... The 2016 Paralympian set a meet record in the men's 500-meter dash during Saturday Jim Wuske Invitational.... The freshman from Tontogany, Ohio, finished fourth in the 400 and fifth in the 200 last year in his first Paralympics...
 
   
Northport's Mikey Brannigan sets Paralympic 3,000 meter record
 
 Newsday     2017-02-05 kl. 03:11     264 words
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Mikey Brannigan keeps running past the record book. The Northport native, who won gold last September at the Paralympic Games in Rio, broke the Paralympic 3,000 meter world record at the Armory Track Invitational at The Armory in Manhattan yesterday.

Northport's Mikey Brannigan sets Paralympic 3,000 meter record.... The Northport native, who won gold last September at the Paralympic Games in Rio, broke the Paralympic 3,000 meter world record at the Armory Track Invitational at The Armory in Manhattan...

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Michael Schumacher Recovery News and Updates: Paralympian Praises Formula One's Family for 'Courage'
 
 Mobile & Apps     2017-02-05 kl. 02:02     367 words
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Paralympian Vanessa Low praised the family of Michael Schumacher for the courage they have shown especially after the Formula 1 racer's ski accident.

Paralympian Praises Formula One's Family for 'Courage'.... Paralympian Vanessa Low praised the family of Michael Schumacher for the courage they have shown especially after the Formula 1 racer's ski accident.  ( 2_iLoveRacingHD/YouTube Screenshot ) The...
 
   
Here's all you need to know about the fourth series of The Jump
 
 Metro     2017-02-05 kl. 01:39     550 words
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Caroline Westbrook for Metro.co.uk Sunday 5 Feb 2017 12:01 am

The Jump line-up - 2017 Lydia Bright Caprice Bourret (model) Kadeena Cox MBE (Paralympian) Emma Parker Bowles (TV presenter) Mark Dolan (comedian) Robbie Fowler (retired footballer) Josie Gibson (former Big Brother winner) Jade Jones (Taekwondo...
 
   
NationalLocal angle touted for Olympic sponsorshipLocal angle touted for Olympic sponsorshipFluid milk brands invited to partnerNational8 minutes ago
 
 Wisconsin State Farmer     2017-02-05 kl. 01:35     738 words
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Ray Mueller, Correspondent 6:27 p.m. CT Feb. 4, 2017 Top states boost August milk totals.

Project rationale As one way to counter that trend, MilkPEP partnered with the United States Olympic and Paralympic committees in large part because of surveys which indicate that nine of 10 Olympic qualifiers from the United States are milk

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UK Sport split over cuts
 
 The Telegraph     2017-02-05 kl. 01:08     144 words
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Ben Rumsby 4 February 2017 • 10:00pm he decision to strip several sports of their Olympic and Paralympic funding split the UK Sport board, ahead of this week's initial appeals against the ruling,can reveal.

Ben Rumsby 4 February 2017 • 10:00pm he decision to strip several sports of their Olympic and Paralympic funding split the UK Sport board, ahead of this week's initial appeals against the ruling,can reveal.The biggest revolt against Great
 
   
Reusse: Late Badgers coach Sauer often held winning hand
 
 Minneapolis Star Tribune     2017-02-05 kl. 01:05     487 words
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San Francisco was the host city for the Super Bowl in January 1985, even though the game was played at Stanford Stadium in Palo Alto. I remember this because of a very witty column produced for the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

That’s what he ordered at Sammy’s Pizza after every game the Badgers played in Duluth. •â€¯Sauer was the coach of the U.S. sled hockey team and its Paralympics effort, with Sertich as an assistant. •â€¯Sauer joined Stan Mikita in

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News - Three Major Records Fall During Armory Track Invitational: Youth Set The Pace
 
 RunnerSpace.com     2017-02-05 kl. 00:55     470 words
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Three records were re-written by two high school runners and one college sophomore during  Saturday’s  Armory Track Invitational at The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center.

It was like a nervous energy that helped me finish.” Mikey Brannigan running for NYAC established a Paralympic world record in the Allan Steinfeld Men’s 3000m with a sizzling 8:07.64 time.... The former record was Antonio Mariz of Portugal with 8:44.17, according to the International Paralympic...

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Valparaiso woman hopes to make Paralympics snowboard team
 
 NWI Times     2017-02-05 kl. 00:31     520 words
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VALPARAISO — It wasn't until Kristine White suffered a military career-ending injury that she found her passion in life. The 34-year-old 2000 Washington Township High School graduate is aiming to become a member of the U.S.

Valparaiso woman hopes to make Paralympics snowboard team.... The 34-year-old 2000 Washington Township High School graduate is aiming to become a member of the U.S.Paralympics snowboard national team and compete in the 2018 Paralympics in  Pyeongchang,...
 
   
Sophie Christiansen: ‘Coming fifth in SPOTY was beyond my wildest dreams’
 
 Horse & Country     2017-02-05 kl. 00:25     213 words
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H&C caught up with Sophie Christiansen CBE  and Anne Dunham OBE to find out how life has changed since the Rio Olympics – and whether they think they will make it to Tokyo in 2020.

Paralympic riders at a reception, hosted by the Duchess of Cornwall to celebrate the success of Rio 2016.
 
   
FROM TEX-MEX STYLE TO TEX-NEXT FUSION
 
 DreamScapes     2017-02-04 kl. 23:51     1044 words
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A hot spot of innovation, the “Alamo City” rocks with creativity, congeniality and class.

For example, in September 2016, double amputee and paralympic bronze medallist Amy Purdy led a motivational session that lifted the spirits of hundreds of handicapped children.
 
   
The Jump 2017 preview
 
 Entertainment Focus     2017-02-04 kl. 23:49     399 words
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The Jump, Channel 4’s celebrity reality show, returns tomorrow night (5th February) for a fourth season. Fourteen daring celebs have hit the slopes of Jump Mountain high in the Austrian Alps and are getting ready to compete live.

The female celebs taking part this year are two time Olympic Taekwondo champion Jade Jones MBE, double gold Paralympic medallist Kadeena Cox MBE, Irish TV presenter, radio DJ and model Amy Willerton (replacing an injured Vogue Williams), star of
 
   
Elana Meyers Taylor Continues World Cup Dominance As Team USA Takes Season's Fifth Double Podium
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-04 kl. 23:25     492 words
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By Craig Bohnert | Feb. 04, 2017, 12:11 p.m.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Fencer Lee Kiefer Takes World Cup Bronze After Unexpected Semifinal Upset
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-04 kl. 23:25     352 words
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By Craig Bohnert | Feb. 04, 2017, 3:56 p.m. (ET) Lee Kiefer celebrates earning the bronze medal at the women's foil fencing world cup on Feb. 4, 2017 in Gdansk, Poland. For world No.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
J.R. Celski Earns First Individual World Cup Medal In Over 3 Years
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-04 kl. 23:25     300 words
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By Craig Bohnert | Feb. 04, 2017, 12:40 p.m. (ET) J.R. Celski earned 1,000-meter bronze on Feb. 4, 2017 in Dresden, Germany, for his first individual world cup medal in over three years. J.R.

I remain confident that the work we are putting in as a team is pushing us in the right direction and that the results will continue to improve.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Simmare bäst i parasport
 
 Helagotland     2017-02-04 kl. 23:07     78 words
 
Två simmare tog inte helt oväntat hem priserna som årets kvinnliga respektive manliga parasportidrottare när den första parasportgalan hölls på lördagen.

Två simmare tog inte helt oväntat hem priserna som årets kvinnliga respektive manliga parasportidrottare när den första parasportgalan hölls på lördagen.Karl Forsman tog hem Sveriges enda guld i Paralympics och Maja Reichard tog medalj i

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'The show must go on!': Olympian Bradley Wiggins suffers a leg injury just
 
 Mail On Sunday     2017-02-04 kl. 23:04     1253 words
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Ekin KarasinRyan Smith for MailOnline 19:30 GMT, 4 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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Hon prisades med GT-guldet
 
 Helagotland     2017-02-04 kl. 22:55     162 words
 
Många uppmärksammades på Idrottsgalan på Wisby strand. Det allra finaste priset - GT-guldet - gick till Louise Etzner Jakobsson. Vilken kväll det blev för Louise Etzner Jakobsson.

Louise och valacken Zernard har haft ett kanonår och knep två brons i dressyr i Paralympics.... ÄMNE: alma nygren gt-guldet hammarby idrottsgalan idrottsgalan gotland louise etzner jakobsson marcus larsson paralympics wisby strand zernard Michael...
 
   
A Week In Whistler: What To Do
 
 Our Man On The Ground     2017-02-04 kl. 22:31     1047 words
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Set in the north of Vancouver, British Columbia is the sleepy village of Whistler. Home to a wealth of ski and snowboarding activities, along with various other winter sports at the Olympic Park, Whistler is a winter wonderland style delight.

An Olympic attraction, the fastest ice track in the world hosted the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
 
   
Pro Women's 100m, Final - Paralympic
 
 Flow Track     2017-02-04 kl. 22:13     70 words
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FloSports, Inc. FloSports, an innovative sports media and events company, based in Austin, Texas, is the authentic source for content and a new world of coverage that true fans have been waiting for.

Paralympic. FloSports, Inc. FloSports, an innovative sports media and events company, based in Austin, Texas, is the authentic source for content and a new world of coverage that true fans have been waiting for.Focused on three areas – live...

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Security measures set out in Paris 2024 Candidature File
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-04 kl. 21:55     650 words
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Nick Butler Saturday, 4 February 2017 "Innovative" security measures including anti-drone technology and cyber crime prevention techniques are being pioneered by French authorities in time for use at Paris 2024 should the country's Olympic and Paralympic bid be successful.

Paralympic bid be successful.This was revealed in the third part of Paris' Candidature Files submitted to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne this week.... "The Berges de Seine will also feature innovative turnkey solutions on tailor-made barges and boats for NOCs (National Olympic Committees)/NPCs (National Paralympic...
 
   
Russia could get a month's notice to compete at Winter Paralympics
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-04 kl. 21:55     324 words
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George Thorpe Saturday, 4 February 2017 Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) chief Andrei Strokin has claimed a final decision might be made on whether the country will be allowed to compete at the 2018 Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang until just a month before the Games begin.

Russia could get a month's notice to compete at Winter Paralympics.... George Thorpe Saturday, 4 February 2017 Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) chief Andrei Strokin has claimed a final decision might be made on whether the country will be allowed to compete at the 2018 Winter Paralympics...
 
   
All spectators using public transport part of Los Angeles plans
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-04 kl. 21:55     725 words
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Liam Morgan Saturday, 4 February 2017 Los Angeles 2024 have vowed to ensure 100 per cent of spectators travelling to venues will arrive on public transport or Games-related transport systems should they secure the hosting rights for the Olympics and Paralympics.

Paralympics.They claim their project will help “restore the credibility of the Games hosting process via its sustainable plan that maximises existing venues and offers a no surprises, low-risk Games Concept”.
 
   
Romney, Utah Olympic fans celebrate 15th anniversary of 2002 Games
 
 Salt Lake Tribune     2017-02-04 kl. 21:51     84 words
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Fifteen years ago this month, the world came to Utah for the 2002 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. On Saturday, guests celebrated the anniversary at the Soldier Hollow Nordic Center during the USANA FIS Nordic Junior World Ski Championships.

Fifteen years ago this month, the world came to Utah for the 2002 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
 
   
Job policy for sportspersons on anvil: CM
 
 Chandigarh Tribune     2017-02-04 kl. 21:35     115 words
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The Haryana Government is formulating a policy to provide jobs to sportspersons.

Khattar said, “Haryana has become the first state to give away cash prizes of equal amounts to Olympics and Paralympics medal winners.”.
 
   
IOC Receives Cities' Bid Documents...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-02-04 kl. 21:17     441 words
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The International Olympic Committee have confirmed they have received the final set of bid documents from cities bidding to stage the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

IOC Receives Cities' Bid Documents...The International Olympic Committee have confirmed they have received the final set of bid documents from cities bidding to stage the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.Budapest, Los Angeles and Paris met the

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Alex Zanardi calls today’s F1 ‘boring’
 
 Auto Week     2017-02-04 kl. 21:07     210 words
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the sport. "Formula 1 today? A bit too boring," the 50-year-old Italian paralympic champion told La Gazzetta dello Sport.
 
   
Rhode Island legislator proposes Olympic medal tax break
 
 Wichita Eagle     2017-02-04 kl. 20:57     132 words
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A Rhode Island state lawmaker wants to give a tax break to athletes who win Olympic medals. Democratic Rep.

Democratic Rep.Thomas Winfield has introduced a bill that would exempt from taxation the value of any medal or prize money earned through Olympic or Paralympic competitions.

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Battle for 2024 Olympic Games enters ‘final straight’
 
 Taipei Times Online     2017-02-04 kl. 20:49     626 words
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Los Angeles, Paris and Budapest on Friday delivered their third and final dossiers to host the 2024 Olympics, although a machete attack in the French capital brought fresh security headaches for bid chiefs.

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

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Cansurvive campaign:?Run for a cause today
 
 Deccan Herald     2017-02-04 kl. 20:07     348 words
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In a bid to provide financial assistance and medical aid to patients with curable cancer, the young and dynamic philanthropic doctors and students of

Muller grounds. According to Dr Pinto, Olympian Vandana Rao, Paralympian Sharath Gayakwad, Prof Dr B M Nayak, known as the Marathon Man of India, and Cansurvivers from the city will take part in the event.
 
   
Kiavash blev årets stjärnskott
 
 Borås Tidning Plus     2017-02-04 kl. 19:56     137 words
 
Shahrzad Kiavash prisas av Radiosporten som årets stjärnskott med funktionsnedsättning. -Wow! säger boråsaren. BT har vid flera tillfällen skrivit om Kiavashs historia och idrottsliga framgångar, senast vid Paralympics i Rio 2016.

BT har vid flera tillfällen skrivit om Kiavashs historia och idrottsliga framgångar, senast vid Paralympics i Rio 2016.Nu har hon tilldelats Radiosportens pris Årets stjärnskott bland idrottade med funktionsnedsättning. -Det var jättestort
 
   
Red, White & Trending: Jan. 27-Feb. 2 - US Olympic Team
 
 TaableNote News     2017-02-04 kl. 19:44     62 words
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What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing? They're training. They're practicing. They're traveling to competitions and meets and games and tournaments. They're relaxing.

Jan. 27-Feb. 2 - US Olympic Team. What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing?

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Heaven Can Wait Charity Regatta preview
 
 Yachts and Yachting Online     2017-02-04 kl. 19:26     566 words
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2017 Heaven Can Wait Charity Regatta - Preview by Melvyn Steiner today at 6:03 pm 18-19 February 2017 Time waits for nobody and particularly entrants in the 2017 and 11th, Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta. Do you have your entry in yet?

We have some amazing guests lined up to entertain you – Liesl Tesch (Paralympic Gold Medallist), Tom Burton (Laser Olympic Gold Medallist) and Tom Addis (Navigator of Hobart Race Winner – and now record holder, Perpetual Loyal).
 
   
Klots leads at halfway point of IBSF Para-Sport World Championships
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-04 kl. 19:00     248 words
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Michael Pavitt Saturday, 4 February 2017 Latvia's Arturs Klots leads the standings at the halfway mark of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) Para-Sport World Championships in St Moritz.

Bobsleigh was provisionally accepted for the Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympic programme in September.
 
   
Jumping High
 
 New Indian Express     2017-02-04 kl. 18:43     46 words
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Keeping in tune with the trend of biopics on sportspersons, Aishwarya Dhanush is making a film on paralympic high jumper and gold medallist Mariyappan. Teaming up with Aishwarya is director Raju Murugan, who gave us the satirical Joker.

Jumping High. Keeping in tune with the trend of biopics on sportspersons, Aishwarya Dhanush is making a film on paralympic high jumper and gold medallist Mariyappan.
 
   
Winning top athlete award is a victory for women: Hidilyn Diaz
 
 ABS-CBN News     2017-02-04 kl. 18:38     457 words
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Hidilyn Diaz (center) shown here with other award-winning sports personalities such as Tim Cone, Jolly Gomez, Aldin Ayo, Josephine Medina and Eduard Folayang. Photo by Dennis Gasgonia, ABS-CBN News MANILA — Hidilyn Diaz was named Spin.

Sportsmen who take the lead Rio Paralympics bronze medalist Josephine Medina:
 
   
City of Stockholm's Olympic investigation presented...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-02-04 kl. 18:35     507 words
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Stockholm has good prospects of hosting a modern combined Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Stockholm in 2026, in line with the City’s programme for events and its sustainability ambitions.

City of Stockholm's Olympic investigation presented...Stockholm has good prospects of hosting a modern combined Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Stockholm in 2026, in line with the City’s programme for events and its sustainability ambitions.This

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Sir Bradley Wiggins injured in The Jump training but will continue with show
 
 UAE NewsApp.com     2017-02-04 kl. 18:18     222 words
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Sir Bradley Wiggins has sufered a foot injury while in training for The Jump. Britain's most decorated Olympian posted on Instagram that the "show must go on" while being bandaged up in Austria.

Double Paralympic gold medallist Kadeena Cox will also be taking part, as well as Spencer Matthews, Lydia Bright and Louis Smith.

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Antique all set for WVRAA Meet
 
 Philippine Information Agency     2017-02-04 kl. 18:05     377 words
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SAN JOSE, Antique, Feb. 5 - - The Province of Antique is ready to host the West Visayas Regional Athletic Association Meet from February 5 to 11, 2017.

Special Children will also have Paralympics.

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Frayna leads PSA major awardees
 
 Tempo     2017-02-04 kl. 17:53     397 words
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JANELLE Mae Frayna Janelle Mae Frayna and Josephine Medina, along with the San Miguel Beermen are among the recipient of major awards during the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Annual Awards Night presented by San Miguel and MILO on Feb.

Medina meanwhile, bagged the country’s only second medal in Paralympic history when she won the bronze in the women’s singles class 8 (table tennis) during the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio De Janeiro.

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The Big Little Kiwi Census hopes to reveal all of our favourite things
 
 Nelson Mail     2017-02-04 kl. 17:04     311 words
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Rachel Hunter's favourite song is the national anthem. They're the big questions in life: do you like your peanut butter crunchy or smooth? Can you account for the whereabouts of both jandals?

  For Paralympian Sophie Pascoe it's pyjamas all the way.

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Michael Owen and Beth Tweddle at Abbey Gate College to launch new all-weather pitch
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-02-04 kl. 16:49     99 words
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Sports stars turned out in force to launch the next phase of a development at a Chester school.

Sports stars turned out in force to launch the next phase of a development at a Chester school.England footballer Michael Owen, Olympic medallist Beth Tweddle, Paralympian medallist Andrew Small and GB hockey player Phil Roger were at Abbey Gate
 
   
CCS students at Cycle Against Suicide National Congress
 
 The Nationalist     2017-02-04 kl. 16:24     355 words
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33 students from Cashel Community School joined thousands of students and teachers from across Ireland at the Cycle Against Suicide National Congress at UL Sport Arena on Wednesday, January 18.

Irish Paralympian Peter Ryan visited the group recently and gave an inspirational talk based on his experiences which came very soon after a very successful Positive Mental Health Week in the school.
 
   
Vince Mikuska Named Swimming Canada’s Senior Paralympic Coach
 
 Big News Network     2017-02-04 kl. 15:52     27 words
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A homegrown coach will bring new energy to his role as a senior leader in Swimming Canada's High Performance Paralympic program. National Para-swimming Performance Coach...

Vince Mikuska Named Swimming Canada’s Senior Paralympic Coach.... A homegrown coach will bring new energy to his role as a senior leader in Swimming Canada's High Performance Paralympic program.
 
   
US sledge hockey coach Sauer dies
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-04 kl. 15:37     319 words
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George Thorpe Saturday, 4 February 2017 Tributes have been paid to Jeff Sauer after the head coach of the gold medal winning United States sled hockey team at the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympics died.

George Thorpe Saturday, 4 February 2017 Tributes have been paid to Jeff Sauer after the head coach of the gold medal winning United States sled hockey team at the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympics...

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We spoke to shops in Merthyr Tydfil to see if they're thriving or surviving
 
 Wales Online     2017-02-04 kl. 15:20     2067 words
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An influx of big business, town centre parking charges and the rise of online shopping and retail parks.

His business is growing “I’m also lucky because I sell three big, recognisable brands.” Read More Mr Bevan, 30, who also works with the Canadian Paralympic cycling squad, said business is good, and he is “cracking on with it”.
 
   
Win for Bolt All Stars at Nitro
 
 Unlimited Magazine     2017-02-04 kl. 14:36     605 words
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Usain Bolt head-to-head against a schoolgirl from Queensland. Luke Mathews and Genevieve LaCaze claiming a thrilling victory in the mixed three-minute challenge. Elimination miles. A near-capacity crowd. Welcome to track and field. But not as you know it.

In other New Zealand results, Kelsey Berryman won the women's 60m sprint, Paralympian Anna Grimaldi finished third in the women's 100m race, Zoe Hobbs claimed third in the women's 150m sprint, Will O'Neil won the men's 100m amputee race, Millar

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Olympics: Tokyo 2020 asks public to donate old phones for medals
 
 DNA India     2017-02-04 kl. 14:23     314 words
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Tokyo Olympic organisers on Wednesday called on the Japanese public to donate old smartphones and other old electronic devices to help make medals for the 2020 Games.

committee is aiming to collect eight tonnes of gold, silver, and bronze at recycling bins across Japan from April, officials said, to make 5,000 Olympic and Paralympic medals.
 
   
WADA play down latest concerns surrounding McLaren Report evidence
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-02-04 kl. 13:55     537 words
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Nick Butler Saturday, 4 February 2017 The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has played down a latest wave of concerns with the McLaren Report probe into Russian doping - but has admitted there were swiftly resolved "typos" within the published evidence.

Evidence showed that doping samples submitted by up to 1,000 sportsmen and women had been manipulated across Summer, Winter, non-Olympic and Paralympic sport.... The Russian Paralympic Committee remain suspended from the International Paralympic...
 
   
UPDATE: Details of Pistorius’ aunt’s robbery at home
 
 Rekord Pretoria East     2017-02-04 kl. 13:52     337 words
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More details of the robbery of a family member of convicted murderer and former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius have surfaced. According to reports the family member is Pistorius’s aunt Lois (59).

More details of the robbery of a family member of convicted murderer and former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius have surfaced.

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These are the new contestants in The Jump 2017
 
 MSN UK     2017-02-04 kl. 13:09     423 words
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The Jump's 2017 celebrity line-up has been revealed – and there are a LOT of famous faces who are willing to take their lives into their hands for this year's intake.

TV presenter. Kadeena Cox - Paralympic medallist.

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UK Sport to hear challenges over Tokyo 2020 funding cuts
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-04 kl. 12:37     553 words
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Michael Pavitt Saturday, 4 February 2017 UK Sport are set to hear representations from sports seeking to challenge their funding decisions for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo at the start of next week.

Michael Pavitt Saturday, 4 February 2017 UK Sport are set to hear representations from sports seeking to challenge their funding decisions for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo at the start of next week.Each sport will have an hour to
 
   
Pilsen awarded Olympic qualification event by World Curling Federation
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-04 kl. 12:37     446 words
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Liam Morgan Saturday, 4 February 2017 Pilsen in the Czech Republic has been chosen by the World Curling Federation (WCF) to host their Olympic qualification event this year.

The Women's World Championships is scheduled to be held in Beijing, the host city of the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, from March 18 to 26....will try to do everything to make their stay memorable, even though not of all of them will fulfil their curling ambitions.” Curling at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics...

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German House for PyeonChang 2018 announced
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-04 kl. 11:56     123 words
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The hospitality offering of NPC Germany will be located at the Birch Hill Golf Club.

The hospitality offering of NPC Germany will be located at the Birch Hill Golf Club.The German National Paralympic Committee (DBS) have announced that their German House will be located at the Birch Hill Golf Club during the PyeongChang 2018
 
   
Riders chase – and watch – for Mentel-Spee at Big White 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-04 kl. 11:56     640 words
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The Dutch athlete will attempt to defend her first of two world gold medals as snowboard-cross begins. "Thinking back 10 years ago when we started, when it wasn’t a Paralympic sport, and we only had like five riders. And now it has really grown.

"Thinking back 10 years ago when we started, when it wasn’t a Paralympic sport, and we only had like five riders.... Being the reigning snowboard -cross and banked slalom SB-LL2 world champion, let alone a Paralympic champion, it is easy to understand...
 
   
?The Bristol Lists: The 50 most inspirational Bristolians alive today
 
 Bristol Post     2017-02-04 kl. 11:16     3077 words
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We all need a bit of inspiration in our lives. It comes in many forms. Some find it in their family, some find it in their jobs, and many find it in people they meet and hear about.

Here's her story 40 Andy Lewis The gold medal winner at Rio's Paralympics, Andy lost his lower leg after a motorcycle accident aged 16.

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Gerrie Nel moves on to simple things
 
 IOL     2017-02-04 kl. 11:13     536 words
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Johannesburg - They call him The Bulldog, but advocate Gerrie Nel struggles to remember who gave him that “silly” nickname.

But it was the case against Paralympian Oscar Pistorius – who shot and killed his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day in 2013 – that placed Nel on the world stage.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals will be made from recycled mobile phones
 
 News Headlines.com.ng     2017-02-04 kl. 08:58     120 words
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Tweet on Twitter Olympic and Paralympic Games have traditionally always been about gold, silver and bronze, but organizers of Tokyo 2020 want their Games to be remembered for being green.

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

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