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Ökad tillgänglighet som fundament i samhället
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-02-10 kl. 19:49     338 words
 
Malmö Open, en av världens största Parasporttävlingar, hålls i år den 9-12 februari i Baltiska hallen i Malmö.

KONE är från 1 januari förra året aktiv sponsor till Svenska Parasportförbundet och Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté.
 
   
Full fart på Malmö Open
 
 Sveriges Radio Malmö     2017-02-10 kl. 16:45     125 words
 
Igår började Malmö Open, en internationell tävling för paraidrottare, där 26 nationer deltar.

Paralympics i Rio fick bra genomslag i media, och det gällde även våra deltagare, så det går på rätt håll, säger Tomas Jönsson i tävlingsledningen. -
 
   
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Crime › Tokyo police to raise job applicant age limit ahead of Olympics
 
 Japan Today     2017-02-11 kl. 08:48     201 words
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Crime Feb. 11, 2017 - 03:07PM JST ( ) TOKYO — Tokyo police will raise the age limit for taking the test to join the force in a move to increase the number of police officers in the capital ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

Crime Feb. 11, 2017 - 03:07PM JST ( ) TOKYO — Tokyo police will raise the age limit for taking the test to join the force in a move to increase the number of police officers in the capital ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.The...
 
   
NSW Government plan to revive Sydney’s The Rocks
 
 Australasian Leisure Management     2017-02-11 kl. 08:46     324 words
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In a bid to attract private sector investment, the NSW Government is to sell $100 million in commercial property in Sydney’s popular The Rocks.

25th January 2017 - PARALYMPIANS SET TO MAKE THE MOST OF NEW OZ DAY 10K   25th February 2015 -  $600 MILLION PLAN TO UPGRADE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE AND ARTS VENUES 15th January 2015 -  THE ROCKS TO PRESENT FREE MUSIC AND EVENTS ON AUSTRALIA DAY 26th...
 
   
Rio is stuck with big bills and vacant venues after Olympics
 
 Topix     2017-02-11 kl. 08:20     73 words
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This Feb. 2, 2017 photo shows Maracana stadium's dry playing field in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

This Feb. 2, 2017 photo shows Maracana stadium's dry playing field in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.The stadium was renovated for the 2014 World Cup at a cost of about $500 million, and largely abandoned after the Olympics and Paralympics, then hit by...
 
   
Porritt Classic: Tom Walsh qualifies for World Championships but Eliza McCartney struggles
 
 stuff.co.nz     2017-02-11 kl. 08:08     554 words
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After the high of the Halberg Awards, Olympic bronze medallists Eliza McCartney and Tom Walsh returned to the field on Saturday and left Hamilton's Porritt Classic a little disappointed.

Holly Robinson, New Zealand's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of last year's Rio Paralympics, competed in the women's javelin but could only finish fifth - more than nine metres behind North Harbour's Madeline Chapman who won with 49.18m.Joseph

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Michael Kurn's incredible journey from newspaper delivery boy to presenting the Olympics and Premiere League Football
 
 Africa Newswire     2017-02-11 kl. 06:46     1868 words
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MICHAEL Kurn has come a long way since his time as a Daily Echo newspaper delivery boy. These days he presents the news to a global TV audience rather than post it through Hampshire residents' letter boxes!

Paralympic Games. Michael’s work with the Premier League also brings him back to his roots and the South Coast where he is often at St Mary’s presenting pitch side for Match Day Live.... Presenting the Hockey at the 2016 Olympics and then returning to Rio to host the Wheelchair Tennis at the Paralympics...
 
   
Wheelchair curler eyes 2018 Paralympics
 
 KOAA.com     2017-02-11 kl. 06:20     40 words
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Imagine if you could make the 110-mile trip from Pueblo to Denver not in the normal two hours of travel time, but rather in less than 30 minutes. What sounds like science fiction fantasy is growing closer to reality.

Wheelchair curler eyes 2018 Paralympics.
 
   
Number of doping samples from Russian athletes to be doubled in 2017, claims Mutko
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-02-11 kl. 04:10     515 words
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Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko has vowed that the number of doping samples collected from national athletes will double to around 6,000 this year.

Russia could yet still face sanctions as a result of Richard McLaren’s report, which claimed around 1,000 Russians had doping samples manipulated and tampered with between 2011 and 2015 at events including the Sochi 2014 Winter and Paralympic

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Training Athletes with a Physical Disability
 
 Leisure Information Network     2017-02-11 kl. 04:07     155 words
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Athletes with a disability pass through the same stages of Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD)1 as their able bodied peers, and much of the training of their five Ss - Strength, Stamina, Suppleness, Speed and Skill is similar to that of other athletes.

The material in this document is heavily based on an extensive review of the current state of scientific knowledge concerning the physical training of athletes with a disability in the four major Paralympic disability groups:
 
   
Proud moment for Roden
 
 Fiji Broadcasting Corporation     2017-02-11 kl. 02:50     204 words
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12:30 Today Taken from/By: Report by: Meli Tavaga It was an emotional moment for Paralympics table tennis rep Mere Roden when her name was

Report by: Meli Tavaga It was an emotional moment for Paralympics table tennis rep Mere Roden when her name was. ...called out last night to receive her award as she was one of the nominees in the best Sports Woman awards for the Fiji Sports Council...
 
   
O’Brien’s special family bond keeps her going
 
 Park Record     2017-02-11 kl. 02:15     1356 words
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Saylor O’Brien’s parents wanted to make sure she had a hobby growing up. Born with spina bifida, O’Brien was slapped into a pair of ski boots when she was a toddler. She’d click into her skis almost every day.

I’ve been progressing a lot faster than I even expected.” Her success, which included a third-place giant slalom finish in the Huntsman Cup on Tuesday in her first-ever International Paralympic Committee (IPC) sanctioned event, is not by
 
   
More Than 50 Cities from All Over the World Support the Paris 2024 Bid
 
 Around The Rings     2017-02-11 kl. 02:02     1087 words
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On the initiative of Denis Coderre, Mayor of Montreal, more than 50 cities from all over the world announce their support for the Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games 2024 bid.

On the initiative of Denis Coderre, Mayor of Montreal, more than 50 cities from all over the world announce their support for the Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games 2024 bid.Other cities will join this op-ed in the coming days and weeks, during the
 
   
Plus de 50 mtropoles trangres apportent leur soutien la candidature de Paris 2024
 
 Around The Rings     2017-02-11 kl. 02:02     1147 words
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À l’initiative de Denis Coderre, Maire de Montréal, plus de 50 métropoles de tous les continents annoncent jeudi leur soutien à la candidature de Paris aux Jeux Olympiques et Paralympiques 2024.

À l’initiative de Denis Coderre, Maire de Montréal, plus de 50 métropoles de tous les continents annoncent jeudi leur soutien à la candidature de Paris aux Jeux Olympiques et Paralympiques 2024.D'autres villes rejoindront cet appel dans les
 
   
2017 FISA Extraordinary Congress Set to Vote this Weekend
 
 Around The Rings     2017-02-11 kl. 02:02     452 words
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USRowing is currently in Tokyo, Japan attending the 2017 FISA Extraordinary Congress as delegates gather to vote on several issues including one which would make the Tokyo Olympic rowing schedule gender equal.

program. Other items to be discussed at the Congress include membership for American Samoa, the Paralympic race length from a one-thousand-meter event to two-thousand-meters, changes to the weight and design requirements for racing shells, and...
 
   
Olympic ghost town: Bills due, venues empty after 2016 Rio Games
 
 Nelson Mail     2017-02-11 kl. 01:34     1259 words
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These were better days for the Maracana Stadium .... Fireworks are ignited during the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Fireworks are ignited during the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.Rio de Janeiro pulled off last year's Olympics, keeping crime at bay and fending off dire forecasts of corruption, environmental degradation, and cost overruns.

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Whirlwind day of funding announcements
 
 Brantford Expositor     2017-02-11 kl. 01:34     751 words
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Residents will have plenty of opportunity to celebrate Ontario's 150th anniversary this year.

performers; Ontario Blind Sports Association, $9,950 to celebrate Canadian paralympic history with a summer sports camp; and $9,800 for the Federated Women's Institutes of Canada exhibit.

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Ontario Coaches Conference - Hamilton ON
 
 Leisure Information Network     2017-02-11 kl. 01:29     64 words
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Friday, March 31, 2017 to Sunday, April 2, 2017 The Ontario Coaches Conference has become a signature event on the provincial sport calendar since

volunteer a few days a week in their community to teachers and high performance coaches working to develop Ontario’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes.
 
   
Olympic & Paralympic Sports Revealed with Maia and Alex Shibutani
 
 TaableNote News     2017-02-11 kl. 00:41     28 words
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- 2017-2-11 7:40 Ev Everything you need to know about curling with !

Olympic & Paralympic Sports Revealed with Maia and Alex Shibutani. -
 
   
Highlights from Day 4 | Incheon 2014 Asian Para-Games
 
 Dailymotion     2017-02-11 kl. 00:39     45 words
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Highlights from the Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games - Day 4 The Asian Para Games will see athletes from 41 countries compete in 23 sports.

Day 4 The Asian Para Games will see athletes from 41 countries compete in 23 sports.More information, including results can be found at the Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games Author: paralympics Tags:

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Men's shot put F37 | Victory Ceremony | 2014 IPC Athletics European Championships Swansea
 
 Dailymotion     2017-02-11 kl. 00:19     91 words
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Gold: Lithuania BILIUS Mindaugas Silver: Poland BLATKIEWICZ Tomasz Bronze: Ukraine ZHABNYAK Mykola For more information on the 2014 IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea, please visit http://www.swansea2014.com Like us: https://www.facebook.

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Brannigan sets world best, earns USATF Athlete of the Week Jason Suarez
 
 USA Track and Field     2017-02-11 kl. 00:08     233 words
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Brannigan’s time shaved nearly 40 seconds off the previous mark, set by Portugal’s Antonio Mariz in 1999 (8:44.17). “This is great for me,” Brannigan, 20, said Saturday. “This was my first race of the indoor track season.

That really helped me a lot.” Brannigan (Northport, New York) is the reigning Paralympic Games and Parapan Games gold medalist in the men’s 1,500m, and will be competing in the Invitational Mile at the NYRR Millrose Games on Saturday on Now in

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Jade Jones: From golden glory to jumping from the slopes
 
 BBC     2017-02-10 kl. 23:54     981 words
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Jade Jones has twice won gold in the taekwondo at the Olympics When the line-up for Channel 4's winter-sports reality show 'The Jump' was announced, a few eyebrows were raised when Wales' double Olympics taekwondo champion Jade Jones was unveiled.

The governing body have decided to keep funding Jones, unlike fellow contestant and Paralympic gold medallist Kadeena Cox who had her UK Sport funding suspended after British Athletics made the decision to withdraw Cox's funding with the support of

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Rio's Olympic venues are already on their way to ruin
 
 Yunjuu.com     2017-02-10 kl. 23:31     47 words
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Sadly, only six months after the Rio Games ended, it looks like several of the city’s major Olympic venues are already falling apart. Since the Paralympics closing ceremony on Sept.

Since the Paralympics closing ceremony on Sept.18, the key games precinct has been shut down, the Maracanã Stadium has been looted, ?????.

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GALLERY | Abandoned Olympic facilities in Rio de…
 
 Hattiesburg American     2017-02-10 kl. 23:31     110 words
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None In this Jan. 31, 2017 photo, Sidney Levy, chief executive officer of the Rio organizing committee, gives an interview in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Levy tried to run the committee with only private money, and almost succeeded.

At the last minute, he had to ask for a 250-million-real bailout _ $80 million _ from the city of Rio and the federal government to run the Paralympics.
 
   
Senior stars vie for coveted SDD award
 
 Toowoomba Chronicle     2017-02-10 kl. 23:14     743 words
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ONLY a select group of athletes take out the Sports Darling Downs Senior Sport Star of the Year award.

MAGIC MOMENT: Withcott athlete Claire Keefer shows off her bronze medal won in the F41 shot put at the Rio Paralympic Games.... Chris Lees OCTOBER Claire Keefer (athletics) CLAIRE represented Australia at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro where she...
 
   
Olympic Medals for Tokyo Games Will Be Made from Recycled Electronics
 
 LiveScience.com     2017-02-10 kl. 22:45     351 words
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Japanese authorities plan to source the gold, silver and bronze needed by tapping the country’s "urban mine" — millions of discarded smartphones and other small consumer electronics.

The project's goal is to collect about 8 tons of metal, which will be recycled down to about 2 tons — enough to produce 5,000 medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to the committee.
 
   
Olympic ghost town: Bills due, venues empty after Rio Games
 
 Wichita Eagle     2017-02-10 kl. 22:26     1214 words
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Rio de Janeiro pulled off last year's Olympics, keeping crime at bay and fending off dire forecasts of corruption, environmental degradation, and cost overruns. Six months after South America's first games, the flood gates have burst open.

At the last minute, he had to ask for a 250-million-real bailout — $80 million — from the city of Rio and the federal government to run the Paralympics.... It was largely abandoned after the Olympics and Paralympics, and then hit by vandals who ripped...

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The week in pictures - March 21, 2015
 
 Hills News     2017-02-10 kl. 21:52     1359 words
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DEVONPORT: Constable Angela Phipps celebrates her achievement for the Leukemia Foundation's Worlds Greatest Shave with work colleagues. Photo Katrina Docking, The Advocate BAROSSA: Being a firefighter isn't just for the blokes!

PORT LINCOLN: Jade Calverley hit the Port Lincoln Leisure Centre at the weekend as part of her preparation to keep her paralympic dream alive.
 
   
ROAD TO 2024: French Rugby Chief Backs Paris
 
 iSportConnect     2017-02-10 kl. 21:51     187 words
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Bidding Friday, 10 February 2017 13:57 French Rugby Federation President Bernard Laporte has insisted France has the capabilities to host both the 2023 Rugby World Cup and the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Bidding Friday, 10 February 2017 13:57 French Rugby Federation President Bernard Laporte has insisted France has the capabilities to host both the 2023 Rugby World Cup and the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
What's on this weekend in the Waikato: Feb 10-12
 
 Waikato Times     2017-02-10 kl. 21:05     402 words
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Pole vaulter Eliza McCartney is in Hamilton today. THE EXTRAVAGANZA, Taupo: Sat, Feb 11, Sun, Feb 12 Food stalls, arts and crafts, jewellery, musical entertainment, games for the kids, and more delicious food. Need I say more?

Athletes include Olympic bronze medallists Tom Walsh and Eliza McCartney, New Zealand's flag bearer at the Paralympics Holly Robinson who won silver in the javelin, as well as local stars Ryan Ballantyne (shot put), Cameron French (hurdles), Ben
 
   
Olympian in running for second senior honour
 
 Toowoomba Chronicle     2017-02-10 kl. 21:05     303 words
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OLYMPIAN Matthew Denny is in the running to join a select group of back-to-back Senior Sport Star of the Year winners at Saturday night's Sports Darling Downs awards presentation.

But there are a host of other contenders, with the likes of Claire Keefer and Sam Carter competing in athletics at the Paralympic Games.
 
   
Olympic hero Kelmendi to make competitive return at IJF Paris Grand Slam
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-10 kl. 20:14     641 words
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Liam Morgan Friday, 10 February 2017 Kosovan star Majlinda Kelmendi is set to make her first competitive appearance since claiming an historic gold medal at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro during the International Judo Federation (IJF) Paris Grand Slam, which gets underway tomorrow.

The event in Paris, a candidate city for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, has attracted a high-quality field, which also includes Rio 2016 Olympic champion Tina Trstenjak of Slovenia.
 
   
Mac Bohonnon Podiums At Aerials Skiing Olympic Test Event, Moves Into Third In World Cup Standings
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-10 kl. 20:04     299 words
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By Craig Bohnert | Feb. 10, 2017, 12:57 p.m. (ET) Mac Bohonnon competes in the men's aerials final at the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup at Bokwang Snow Park on Feb. 10, 2017 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Paris 2024 officials visit International Paralympic Committee headquarters to present bid
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-02-10 kl. 19:01     491 words
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Paris 2024 officials have visited the headquarters of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) in Bonn in Germany to "share the project with the leaders of the Paralympic Movement".

Paris 2024 officials visit International Paralympic Committee headquarters to present bid.... Paris 2024 officials have visited the headquarters of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) in Bonn in Germany to "share the project with the leaders of the Paralympic...

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Four in a row for Dewsbury 10k champion Abu-Rezeq
 
 The Press     2017-02-10 kl. 18:36     198 words
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Friday 10th February 2017 Jordanian athlete Mohammad Abu-Rezeq won the Dewsbury 10K for the fourth year in a row on Sunday.

Friday 10th February 2017 Jordanian athlete Mohammad Abu-Rezeq won the Dewsbury 10K for the fourth year in a row on Sunday.The Altrincham-based runner led all the way to finish in 30 minutes 43 seconds, well clear of Ethiopian Paralympian Wondiye
 
   
Paralympic cyclist in appeal to replace stolen trike
 
 Stv.tv     2017-02-10 kl. 18:35     342 words
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Hannah Dines: Paralympic cyclist raising money for new trike. Brititsh Cycling/Eamonn Deane A Team GB Paralympic cyclist is appealing for support in raising money to replace her stolen racing trike.

Paralympic cyclist in appeal to replace stolen trike.... Hannah Dines: Paralympic cyclist raising money for new trike.... Brititsh Cycling/Eamonn Deane A Team GB Paralympic cyclist is appealing for support in raising money to replace her stolen racing...
 
   
Paris Shows it is Truly #MadeForSharing as Vision Video has More than 1 Million Views in 100h
 
 Around The Rings     2017-02-10 kl. 18:30     487 words
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As the international strapline “Made For Sharing” hit the road last weekend, the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee has unveiled a revamped, innovative new website and social media design as its digital momentum continues to grow.

As the international strapline “Made For Sharing” hit the road last weekend, the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee has unveiled a revamped, innovative new website and social media design as its digital momentum continues to
 
   
Pet Sounds
 
 Fulham Football Club     2017-02-10 kl. 18:13     256 words
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One of two new arrivals at the Cottage during last month’s transfer window, Thanos Petsos is no stranger to the big stage.

Paralympian Chad Perris discusses his love of Fulham We continue our countdown of ‘100 Memorable Moments’ in the Club’s history And John Fraser picks the best XI he played with during his stint at the Cottage Priced £3.50, the programme is
 
   
IOC Strips Russia of 21 Medals Gained at 2008, 2012 Olympics
 
 Sputnik     2017-02-10 kl. 17:38     250 words
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) — IOC has already carried out two waves of reanalysis of samples from the London and Beijing Olympics, retesting the total of 1,243 samples, out of which 98 proved positive, and two more waves are expected to take place.

Summer Olympics and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) banned all Russian Paralympic athletes from the 2016 Summer Paralympics and the 2018 Winter Games.

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Croatia, New Zealand Para athletes collect awards
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-10 kl. 17:36     538 words
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Mikela Risto, Zoran Talic, Liam Malone and Sophie Pascoe all received prestigious national honours. "It was a strong competition to get here and this is an incentive for further and better results.

The Croatian National Paralympic Committee (NPC) awards ceremony was held in the Congress Hall of the Zagreb Fair attended by the Envoy of the President of Croatia, Tomislav Madzar.... Ristoski rounded-off a brilliant year in which she won Paralympic...
 
   
Chelsea Warr: One year out from Pyeongchang 2018, UK Sport are focused on
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-10 kl. 17:34     1108 words
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Chelsea Warr Friday, 10 February 2017 With one year to go to the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games, it is fair to say that Olympic and Paralympic sport in the UK is in a position of real strength.

Chelsea Warr: One year out from Pyeongchang 2018, UK Sport are focused on. ...retaining position as a sporting superpower.Chelsea Warr Friday, 10 February 2017 With one year to go to the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games, it is fair to say that Olympic and Paralympic...

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Norway is a solid gold bet in 2018
 
 China Post     2017-02-10 kl. 17:19     717 words
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It could be a record-setting Winter Olympics for Norway next year in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Using a computer program, the U.S.

The International Paralympic Committee, however, banned the entire delegation.... The IPC said that bans remains in place “because the RPC (Russian Paralympic Committee) has not yet met the reinstatement criteria.” The IPC also prohibits Russian athletes...

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Paralympic representative calls for change after elected to OCI Executive Committee
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-02-10 kl. 16:25     398 words
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Paralympic representative Denis Toomey has called for the full implementation of the Deloitte report on Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) governance following his election onto the body’s Executive Committee.

Paralympic representative calls for change after elected to OCI Executive Committee.... Paralympic representative Denis Toomey has called for the full implementation of the Deloitte report on Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) governance following his...

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Bret is homing in on the 2020 Paralympics
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-02-10 kl. 16:16     101 words
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A PARATRIATHLETE has set his sights on sporting glory. Bret Crossley, 43, wants to represent Great Britain at paratriathlon in the 2018 Commonwealth Games and the 2020 Paralympic Games.

Bret is homing in on the 2020 Paralympics.... Bret Crossley, 43, wants to represent Great Britain at paratriathlon in the 2018 Commonwealth Games and the 2020 Paralympic Games.Last week the former Rodillian School pupil reflected on his ambitions when he...
 
   
Italy reaffirm commitment to hosting 2022 Ryder Cup amid funding concerns
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-02-10 kl. 16:12     496 words
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Italian officials have reaffirmed their commitment to staging the 2022 Ryder Cup after a funding crisis plunged their hosting of the tournament into doubt.

However, France will stage the tournament at Le Golf National in 2018, a course near to capital Paris, which is bidding for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics along with Los Angeles and Budapest.Liam Morgan.

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Safer at work with tracking app
 
 Professional Security     2017-02-10 kl. 16:11     1252 words
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Security professionals operating in high-risk areas in the UK or abroad can face danger, writes Colin Dale, pictured, Director, Business Development, Vismo Global Tracking Solutions.

The app was used to track the British and Canadian athletes during the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games, which were anticipated to pose a high terrorist threat.
 
   
Northlanders collect Halberg awards
 
 New Zealand Herald     2017-02-10 kl. 16:10     694 words
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New Zealand sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke celebrate winning gold in the 49er class at Rio 2016. Being named the best team in the country at the Halberg Awards meant sailors Blair Tuke and Peter Burling could turn up to work two hours late.

Larcombe took her daughter Janine Quaid to the glitzy event where they sat at the same table as Dame Valerie Adams, Nick Willis and Paralympian swimmer Mary Fisher.

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EDGA Tournament Series 2017 has “powerful message”
 
 Golf Business News     2017-02-10 kl. 16:03     607 words
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Story published at 13:23, Friday, February 10th, 2017 EDGA players at Portugal Masters. The European Disabled Golf Association (EDGA) is set to launch its international ‘Tournament Series 2017’, staged for competitive golfers with disabilities.

Key to its objectives, EDGA has been and continues to work on political alignment in order to influence the Paralympic movement so that elite golfers with a disability are able to take their golf to the very highest international level.

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BT Sport Industry Awards Official Shortlist
 
 Sport Industry Group     2017-02-10 kl. 16:00     464 words
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The Official Shortlist for the BT Sport Industry Awards 2017 has been announced, with 15 categories recognising the very best activations, agencies,

In a UEFA European Championships year, over a quarter of the Official Shortlist reside from the football industry, with a number of Olympic and Paralympic campaigns also recognised by the Steering Committees.
 
   
IBU slaps Russian biathlete Ekaterina Glazyrina with provisional suspension
 
 Russia Beyond The Headlines     2017-02-10 kl. 15:56     291 words
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The International Biathlon Union (IBU) announced on Feb. 10 its decision to impose a provisional suspension on Russian biathlon racer Ekaterina Glazyrina based on the information delivered in December by an international independent anti-doping commission.

Paralympic sports could have been involved in an alleged manipulation scheme to conceal positive doping tests.

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Finland’s Pyy speaks of her ambition, power of sport
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-10 kl. 15:54     554 words
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The Nordic sit-skier and politics student thinks athletes can bring positivity to the world as she prepares for the World Championships.

It was surprisingly easy for me after the initial shock.” Pyy enjoyed her first major international experience at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games , for which she received a wild card. “It was a lot of fun, the atmosphere was so nice.
 
   
World Shooting Para Sport releases new technical and classification rules for...
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-02-10 kl. 15:45     558 words
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Matt Skelhon – Rio 2016 ©Wagner Meier for the IPC World Shooting Para Sport has published an updated version of its Technical Rules and Regulations and Classification Rules and Regulations which come into force with immediate effect and run until 2018.

Rankings will be calculated on a rolling basis, with results from World Shooting Para Sport competitions counting towards the rankings for one year, whilst Paralympic Games and World Championships will remain for two years.
 
   
Jeroen Kampschreur named Allianz Athlete of the Month for January
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-02-10 kl. 15:45     134 words
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Dutch teenage sit skier Jeroen Kampschreur has been voted as the Allianz Athlete of the Month for January after winning three gold medals at the 2017 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships in Tarvisio, Italy.

Kampschreur has previously taken part in development activities held by the International Paralympic Committee and various partners, such as the European Para Snow Sport Youth Circuit in 2013 and 2014.
 
   
- TFS Coaches select Indians of the Month for January
 
 Now Habersham     2017-02-10 kl. 15:45     76 words
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TFS Introduces 2016 Varsity Soccer Team Competition set for local Paralympian McKenzie Coan McKenzie Coan Polishes off Rio Performance

TFS Introduces 2016 Varsity Soccer Team Competition set for local Paralympian McKenzie Coan McKenzie Coan Polishes off Rio Performance. ...with 3 Gold, 1 Silver Medal Truett Soccer Splits:
 
   
LA 2024 Marks One-Year To PyeongChang Milestone With Curling and Karaoke
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-02-10 kl. 15:40     416 words
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With one year to go until the Olympic Winter Games are celebrated in PyeongChang, South Korea, organizers behind the Los Angeles bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024 celebrated by staging a street festival in Koreatown.

With one year to go until the Olympic Winter Games are celebrated in PyeongChang, South Korea, organizers behind the Los Angeles bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024 celebrated by staging a street festival in Koreatown.LA 2024

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See how Nigerian athletes are preparing for the 2017 edition of the Lagos Marathon (photos)
 
 Naij.com     2017-02-10 kl. 15:20     280 words
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The city of Lagos is agog with several activities ahead of the 2017 edition of the Lagos City marathon slated for Saturday, February 11.

In an exclusive chat with NAIJ.com Sports, Nigeria’s professional athlete Hannah Babalola who also featured at the 2016 Rio Paralympics vowed to make the podium finish.
 
   
Doing It For Heroes: These men have raised nearly £500,000 for Help For Heroes
 
 itv.com     2017-02-10 kl. 15:15     227 words
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Reporter, ITV Wales Three fundraisers have completed a 180-mile walk from Twickenham to the Principality Stadium to raise money for Help For Heroes. Doing It For Heroes reached their destination on Friday morning, after a seven day trek.

The money we raised goes to these guys that have been to the Invictus Games, to the Paralympics... – Chief Petty Officer Andy Gibbs Mr Gibbs say he was inspired to support Help for Heroes following an eight month deployment of the Middle and Far

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NYK provides free transport for reusable judo tatami mats
 
 Safety4sea     2017-02-10 kl. 15:13     166 words
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NYK provided free transport for over 850 reusable judo tatami mats from Japan to Indonesia, Cambodia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Philippines, and Malaysia.

The judo mats are expected to improve practice facilities prior to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games as part of the Japanese government’s Sport for Tomorrow campaign. *   Using the NYK Group’s logistics and transport services, the

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10 Things Non-Swimmers Say to Swimmers
 
 SwimSwam     2017-02-10 kl. 15:10     959 words
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By on SwimSwam Courtesy of Claire Forrest It’s hard being a swimmer sometimes, especially since, as all swimmers know, no one outside the sport understands swimming.

A S6 classified disabled swimmer for US Paralympics, Claire specialized in mid-distance freestyle and backstroke and made national and world rankings throughout her career.... She was a 2008 and 2012 Paralympic Trials participant.
 
   
British Paralympian sets up crowdfunding page to replace stolen cycle
 
 Cycling Weekly     2017-02-10 kl. 15:04     110 words
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Great Britain Rio Games athlete Hannah Dines had her car stolen and set alight, which contained her one-off racing trike

British Paralympian sets up crowdfunding page to replace stolen cycle.

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OLIVER poaches R/GA creative firepower Andrew Ferguson
 
 Creative Match     2017-02-10 kl. 14:57     570 words
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Posted by: Oliver Group OLIVER is boosting its senior creative team with the appointment of ex-R/GA group creative director Andrew Ferguson to the role of executive creative director for a selection of key accounts.

Atos is the Worldwide IT partner of the Olympic & Paralympic Games.
 
   
The Jump 2017 celebrity contestants put on booze ban to prevent injuries
 
 Telly Mix     2017-02-10 kl. 14:31     253 words
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The Jump 2017 celebrity contestants have been put on a booze ban in order to prevent injuries. However not all of them are impressed with the health and safety "nonsense".

More celebs on The Jump this year are rugby player Gareth Thomas and Paralympic medallist Kadeena Cox and retired pro cyclist Bradley Wiggins.
 
   
Amputee chairman grateful to Adwoa Safo
 
 Ghana News Agency     2017-02-10 kl. 14:17     382 words
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Print Friday 10th February, 2017 By Angela Ayimbire Accra, Feb 9, GNA - Reverend Nii Amartey Adesah Chairman of the Ghana Amputee Football

Adesah added.  “There is hope for disability sports with honorable MPs like Adwoa Safo around and we give her our respect and urge her on to continue with the good works,” he stated Paralympics have over the years been neglected by sports authorities...

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Former Cleveland wrestlers Dartanyon Crockett, Leroy Sutton spotlighted in new book
 
 Cleveland.com     2017-02-10 kl. 14:14     385 words
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"Carry On," by Cleveland native Lisa Fenn, has been nominated for a NAACP Image Award.   CLEVELAND, Ohio - Cleveland has more than its fair share of inspirational sports stories.

These two Lincoln-West High School wrestlers didn't let their disabilities, or poverty, or anything else stop then on their quest to rise above -- and for Crockett to even become a Paralympic champion.
 
   
CAS retracts golden medal of Russian Olympic champion Savinova for using doping
 
 RAPSI     2017-02-10 kl. 14:14     408 words
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15:20 10/02/2017 MOSCOW, February 10 (RAPSI) – The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has disqualified Russian middle-distance runner Mariya

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
 
   
Blue Jays Morning Brew: Stroman, Beeston, R.B.I. Baseball and more
 
 FOXSports.com     2017-02-10 kl. 14:12     590 words
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Your Toronto Blue Jays news and notes for Friday, Feb 10th, 2017. Marcus Stroman Arbitration Hearing: It would appear that Marcus Stroman is slated to have his arbitration hearing at some point today after a Chris Archer tweet late last night.

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Two weeks to go until deadline for 2017 IPC Scientific Award
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-10 kl. 14:12     1029 words
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Voir la version française ci-dessous. English There are just two weeks to go until nominations for the highly prestigious International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Scientific Award close on 24 February 2017 and full details can be found at www.

English There are just two weeks to go until nominations for the highly prestigious International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Scientific Award close on 24 February 2017 and full details can be found at www.vista2017.com .
 
   
Paralympic Order presented to former IOC President Rogge
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-10 kl. 14:11     407 words
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He was presented the award by IPC President Sir Philip Craven.

Paralympic Order presented to former IOC President Rogge.... He was presented the award by IPC President Sir Philip Craven.The International Paralympic Committee’s President Sir Philip Craven presented former IOC President Count Jacques Rogge with the Paralympic...

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Gustavo Fernandez chosen Americas ´Athlete of the Month´
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-10 kl. 14:11     202 words
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Argentina´s wheelchair tennis player sealed the singles and doubles titles at the Melbourne Open and followed that up with a singles title at the Australian Open.

Month´ by popular vote on the Americas Paralympic Committee´s website americasparalympic.org after rounding off an outstanding month.
 
   
Olympic gold medallist Johaug given 13-month doping ban
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-02-10 kl. 14:09     193 words
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Olympic gold medallist Therese Johaug has been banned for 13 months after she tested positive for anabolic steroid clostebol.

Olympic gold medallist Therese Johaug has been banned for 13 months after she tested positive for anabolic steroid clostebol.The Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports' (NIF) Adjudication Committee confirmed Johaug's

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'I'm not a risk-taker' – on the slippery slopes of The Jump with Bradley Wiggins
 
 The Guardian     2017-02-10 kl. 13:57     1039 words
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For his first post-retirement act, the champion cyclist is risking life and limb on the most savage reality show. Why?

Olympic gymnast and Strictly victor Louis Smith, English Rugby World Cup winner Jason Robinson, former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler (AKA ‘God’), Olympic Taekwondo gold medallist Jade Jones, multi-discipline paralympian Kadeena Cox and Wales
 
   
Ball des Sports: Highlights (Video)
 
 SwimSwam     2017-02-10 kl. 12:46     268 words
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By on SwimSwam Der 47. „Ball des Sports“ der Stiftung Deutsche Sporthilfe am 4. Februar 2017 in Wiesbaden war ein besonderer: Er markierte den Beginn des Jubiläumsjahres der 1967 gegründeten Stiftung und stand unter dem Motto „50 Jahre Zukunft“.

Über 100 Olympia-, Paralympics-, WM- und EM-Medaillengewinner folgten der Einladung nach Wiesbaden.
 
   
Government publishes annual progress report on ‘Sporting Future’
 
 Wired-GOV     2017-02-10 kl. 12:28     446 words
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Sport strategy focuses on tackling inactivity and strengthening sport at every level – from grassroots to elite.

Sustained success at the elite level with Team GB and ParalympicsGB incredible medal haul in Rio, backed by National Lottery and government investment The UK cementing its reputation as one of the leading destinations for hosting major sporting
 
   
One Year To Go: PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics Will Be First ‘All Cloud’ Games
 
 Silicon UK     2017-02-10 kl. 12:24     373 words
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The 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea will start exactly one year’s time and will be the first edition of any Olympics to move all critical applications to the cloud.

This configuration will also be replicated at the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo and the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. “One year away from the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 and we are confident that the technology is right on
 
   
Day 1 (part 4) | Mexico City 2015
 
 Dailymotion     2017-02-10 kl. 12:14     23 words
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Highlights of Day 1 (part 4) at the Mexico City 2015 IPC Powerlifting Open Americas Championships Author: paralympics Tags: Posted: 10 February

Highlights of Day 1 (part 4) at the Mexico City 2015 IPC Powerlifting Open Americas Championships Author: paralympics Tags:
 
   
British team announced for 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships
 
 Dailymotion     2017-02-10 kl. 12:14     51 words
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Four-time Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds and 12-time Paralympic medallist Sascha Kindred are among the star names in the British team named for the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow, Great Britain. Tickets are available at www.

Four-time Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds and 12-time Paralympic medallist Sascha Kindred are among the star names in the British team named for the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow, Great Britain.... Author: paralympics Tags:
 
   
Rio's Olympic venues, six months on – in pictures
 
 The Guardian     2017-02-10 kl. 12:12     47 words
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Six months after hosting South America’s first-ever Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Rio de Janeiro venues – some of which have been looted – sit

Six months after hosting South America’s first-ever Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Rio de Janeiro venues – some of which have been looted – sit. ...mainly idle and already in disrepair, raising questions about a legacy that organisers

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Japanese public to donate mobile phones for production of #Tokyo2020 Olympics medals
 
 Latest Nigerian News.com     2017-02-10 kl. 12:10     55 words
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Olympic and Paralympic Games have traditionally always been about gold, silver and bronze, but organizers of Tokyo 2020 want their games to be remembered for being green.

Olympic and Paralympic Games have traditionally always been about gold, silver and bronze, but organizers of Tokyo 2020 want their games to be remembered for being green.This project highlights Tokyo2020s commitments to engage the whole Japanese
 
   
Kyocera create semiconductors for advanced co...
 
 Dotemirates.com     2017-02-10 kl. 11:39     719 words
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While television broadcasting resolution expands from high definition to 4K than 8K, virtual reality 3D content, live videos, more high-resolution

communication has been changed dramatically and annual global IP traffic is estimated to triple by 2020 In Japan, with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in mind, the start of 5G (5th Generation Mobile Communications) service has been targeted.

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Japanese public to donate mobile phones for production of #Tokyo2020 Olympics medals
 
 BellaNaija     2017-02-10 kl. 11:09     366 words
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#Rio2016 Olympics Closing Ceremony 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.

Japanese public to donate mobile phones for production of #Tokyo2020 Olympics medals. #Rio2016 Olympics Closing Ceremony Olympic and Paralympic Games have traditionally always been about gold, silver and bronze, but organizers of Tokyo 2020 want
 
   
Disability Sport Wales chief Jon Morgan is to stand down
 
 BBC     2017-02-10 kl. 11:02     154 words
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Jon Morgan (left) with Wales with First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, during the International Paralympic Day Celebrations in Cardiff Disability Sport Wales chief executive Jon Morgan has announced he will step down at the end of June.

Jon Morgan (left) with Wales with First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, during the International Paralympic Day Celebrations in Cardiff Disability Sport Wales chief executive Jon Morgan has announced he will step down at the end of June.Since
 
   
Takamura´s goals for Worlds go beyond the tracks
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-10 kl. 10:47     596 words
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The Japanese Nordic skier, also an acupuncture professor, hopes his performance in Finsterau can inspire his students to strive for their best.

There are many talented athletes competing, such as Canada´s multiple Paralympic champion Brian McKeever, guided by Graham Nishikawa and Sweden´s Zebastian Modin with guide Johannes Andersson.... But I want to be an example for my students through my performance in Finsterau,” he said. “And one day, I hope to achieve my biggest sporting goal which is to qualify for the Paralympic...
 
   
Bye ‘hungry for more’ as Nordic Worlds near
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-10 kl. 10:47     545 words
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Having been pleased with his season so far, the young Norwegian is hoping to make a step up in Finsterau, Germany.

Having been pleased with his season so far, the young Norwegian is hoping to make a step up in Finsterau, Germany.Norway’s world and Paralympic bronze medallist Eirik Bye may not have finished on the podium yet this season, but the 21-year-old is
 
   
LDP legislators criticize modified plan to ban smoking at restaurants
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-02-10 kl. 10:05     325 words
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Most ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) legislators voiced opposition to the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry's plan to ban smoking indoors at eating and drinking establishments, except at small-scale ones, during a panel meeting on Feb. 9.

Even if implemented in advance of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, the restrictions would be the loosest among all cities that have hosted the Summer Olympics and Paralympics in recent years.

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Racing for PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games
 
 Korea.net     2017-02-10 kl. 09:45     422 words
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Paralympic cross-country skier Seo Borami competes in the 14th National Para Games 3 km biathlon sprint finals at the Alpensia Biathlon Center in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do Province, on Feb. 8.

Racing for PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.... Paralympic cross-country skier Seo Borami competes in the 14th National Para Games 3 km biathlon sprint finals at the Alpensia Biathlon Center in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do Province, on Feb.
 
   
PyeongChang revs up for Winter Olympics
 
 Jakarta Post     2017-02-10 kl. 09:36     1009 words
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The usually quiet county is now buzzing with anticipation and preparations for the upcoming 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, which will mark the first time for the global event to be held in Korea.

We are hosting events that helps us figure out what sectors still need improvement,” said Sung Baik-you, the spokesperson for the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.