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VM-guld i sprint för Modin
 
 SVT Nyheter Jämtland     2017-02-13 kl. 07:46     95 words
 
Zebastian modin från Östersund tog VM-guld igår tillsammans med ledsagaren Johannes Andersson Under skid-VM i paraidrott i tyska Finsterau gick det strålande bra för 22-årige Modin som redan i kvalet var snabbast med nästan tre sekunders

Zebastian Modin har nästan inte tävlat alls på två år Den senaste bragden var i paralympics i Sotji 2014 då han tog hem två silver och ett brons i längdskidåkning.
 
   
Dags för Sverige att arrangera
 
 Skaraborgs Allehanda     2017-02-13 kl. 06:03     732 words
 
Vinter-OS i Sverige 2026? De svenska satsningarna att i modern tid få olympiska spel till nationen har hittills runnit ut i sanden. Finns någon anledning att tro att det skulle bli verklighet den här gången?

Nu tycker jag det är dags 2026 för vinter-OS och Paralympics med Stockholm som centralort med alpina grenar i Åre och backhoppning i Falun.... Nu tycker jag det är dags 2026 för vinter-OS och Paralympics med Stockholm som centralort med alpina grenar...
 
   
Rosenmeier laddade upp i Malmö Open
 
 Skånska Dagbladet     2017-02-13 kl. 02:57     332 words
 
PARASPORT Danske paralympicsmästaren Peter Rosenmeier skulle i princip bara gå ut och spela hem ännu en final i Malmö Open, men nollades av Michael Azulay. En superskräll. - Vad ska jag säga? Han ville mer än jag.

PARASPORT Danske paralympicsmästaren Peter Rosenmeier skulle i princip bara gå ut och spela hem ännu en final i Malmö Open, men nollades av Michael Azulay.... 32-åringen var dock inte alltför besviken över att han inte förlängde sin segerrad i världens största parasporttävling efter Paralympics...
 
   
Favoriterna knep bronset
 
 Sydsvenskan     2017-02-12 kl. 19:29     404 words
 
Snabba svängar, hårda smällar och mycket taktik. Allt detta bjöds det på när elhockeyn avgjordes under Malmö Open. - Man måste vara rätt tuff för att spela elhockey, det blir en del smällar, säger Malmös skyttekung Linus Lundgren.

Än är sporten inte så etablerad att den ingår i Paralympics.
 
   
Malmö Open storsatsar på ungdomar
 
 Sydsvenskan     2017-02-12 kl. 19:29     209 words
 
Den 41:a upplagan av Malmö Open är över. Det blev ett rekordår med idrottare från hela 26 nationer, och nu är planen att bli ännu större. - Det är helt fantastiskt att få arrangera detta, vi är så stolta, säger FIFH:s sportchef Thomas Jönsson.

Det är helt fantastiskt att få arrangera detta, vi är så stolta, säger FIFH:s sportchef Thomas Jönsson.Malmö Open är efter paralympics det största idrottsarrangemanget för funktionsnedsatta.... Någonstans i mötet med parasport får man en respekt som till...
 
   
Guld direkt för Modin när VM startade i Tyskland
 
 Östersunds-Posten     2017-02-12 kl. 16:58     137 words
 
Zebastian Modin inledde årets para-VM på längdskidor på bästa sätt. 22-åringen från Frösön vann guld i sprinten i tyska Finsterau.

22-åringen från Frösön vann guld i sprinten i tyska Finsterau.Den svenske parasportaren, som är mest känd för sina tre medaljer under Paralympics 2014, var snabbast redan i tidskvalet och han fortsatte med samma starka åkning i både semi

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Modin tog VM-guld i sprint
 
 Sydsvenskan     2017-02-12 kl. 14:19     65 words
 
Svenske Zebastian Modin tog guld i sprint i skid-VM för paraidrott.

Svenske Zebastian Modin tog guld i sprint i skid-VM för paraidrott.22-årige Modin, som bland annat tog tre medaljer under Paralympics 2014, var snabbast redan i tidskvalet i tyska Finsterau och fortsatte med samma strålande åkning i både semi

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Rosenmeier är förebilden han själv saknade
 
 Sydsvenskan     2017-02-11 kl. 22:15     590 words
 
Superstjärnan Peter Rosenmeier deltar i helgen i Malmö Open. Med sina OS-medaljer är han en stor förebild, inte bara för parasporten, utan för hela idrottsvärlden. Helgen är startskottet för hans fullspäckade tävlingssäsong.

Bland dem finns även paralympiern Peter Rosenmeier - världens bäste pingisspelare som tog OS-guld i Rio i somras.... De finaste valörerna är två OS-guld och två OS-brons, vilket gör honom till en av de främsta paralympierna genom tiderna.
 
   
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Wintry Pyeongchang heats up with prep for Olympic Games
 
 Korea.net     2017-02-13 kl. 08:50     565 words
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On Feb. 10, the temperature plunged to minus 8 C in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do Province, one of the three host cities for next year’s PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, which are just under one year away.

On Feb. 10, the temperature plunged to minus 8 C in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do Province, one of the three host cities for next year’s PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Czechia wins women’s 5,000 m speed skating
 
 Korea.net     2017-02-13 kl. 08:50     279 words
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Martina Sablikova (center) of Czechia celebrates on the podium after winning the women’s 5,000 m race at the ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships at the Gangneung Oval in Gangneung, Gangwon-do Province, on Feb. 11.

As part of the test events for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the International Skating Union (ISU) World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships took place at the Gangneung Oval in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, from

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'Horrible' experience of disabled woman at airport
 
 BBC     2017-02-13 kl. 08:27     103 words
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Former Paralympian Tanni Grey-Thompson said the way a disabled woman was lifted by staff at an airport was "horrible". The peer was shown footage of Mel Davies, from Pontardawe, Neath Port Talbot, being incorrectly lifted by Omniserv staff at Heathrow.

Former Paralympian Tanni Grey-Thompson said the way a disabled woman was lifted by staff at an airport was "horrible".
 
   
Airport disability help 'shocking'
 
 BBC     2017-02-13 kl. 08:22     553 words
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Disabled passengers are being "humiliated" and "disrespected" by people who are supposed to be helping them at airports, campaigners have said.

Former Paralympian Tanni Grey-Thompson, a member of the House of Lords, said she was "shocked" after X-Ray showed her the footage of Mrs Davies being lifted by Omniserv staff at Heathrow.

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Sixth-seeded Quakers notch home game in upcoming tournament
 
 Salem News     2017-02-13 kl. 08:16     1495 words
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Salem’s Garrett Dickey looks to shoot around West Branch’s Nick Pidgeon on Feb. 3 in Salem. The Quakers grabbed the No. 6 seed while West Branch is 10th in the Division II Sectional/District boys basketball tournament released on Sunday.

(Winner advances to Ohio University regional) COLUMBIANA—Besides paralympic powerlifting, one of Chelsi Figley’s other main passions is helping other people. ...
 
   
Beaver middle school wins EOWL tournament
 
 Salem News     2017-02-13 kl. 08:16     152 words
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The Beaver Local middle school wrestling team won the Eastern Ohio Wrestling League tournament on Saturday at Liberty High School. Pictured are (front, from left) head coach Matt Bostian, Jaymin Salsberry, John Woodburn, Mark Emmerling Jr.

(Submitted Photo) COLUMBIANA—Besides paralympic powerlifting, one of Chelsi Figley’s other main passions is helping other people. ...
 
   
Crestview honors 1986-87 Tri-County League champions
 
 Salem News     2017-02-13 kl. 08:16     209 words
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The 1986-87 Crestview Rebel boys basketball team got together for a little reunion on Saturday night before the Rebel varsity game with Mineral Ridge. The Rebels were celebrating the 30th anniversary of the team’s Tri-County League championship.

(Salem News/Patti Schaeffer) COLUMBIANA—Besides paralympic powerlifting, one of Chelsi Figley’s other main passions is helping other people. ...
 
   
India lift second successive Blind World Cup, beat Pakistan
 
 Afternoon Despatch & Courier     2017-02-13 kl. 08:05     296 words
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Bengaluru: The Indian blind cricket team successfully defended its Twenty20 World Cup title here yesterday, defeating arch-rivals Pakistan in the final for the second successive edition.

"After success of Para Athletes at Rio Paralympics 2016, Indian team for blind cricket has added another chapter of glory in history of Indian sports by retaining T20 World Cup," Goel said in a statement.
 
   
No drugs test for 39% of EFL players
 
 BBC     2017-02-13 kl. 07:56     1432 words
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At least 39% of players who played in the English Football League last season were not drugs tested by UK Anti-Doping (Ukad) according to official figures.

'More tests scheduled for 2016-17' Ukad, which carries out testing across more than 50 Olympic, Paralympic, Commonwealth and professional sports, says "it is incumbent on us as a publicly funded body to use our resources as effectively as possible

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Pupils tap into Melissa’s love for action
 
 Ballarat Courier     2017-02-13 kl. 07:35     170 words
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Melissa Tapper has never let anything get between her, the table tennis ball and an active lifestyle. The 2016 Olympian and Paralympian says she wasn’t that great at table tennis during her primary schools.

The 2016 Olympian and Paralympian says she wasn’t that great at table tennis during her primary schools.She was determined to remain active in spite of her Erb’s Palsy. “It was pretty surreal to be part of the Olympic team after spending 16
 
   
New Beach Volleyball Tandem Brooke Sweat And Summer Ross Impresses With Fourth-Place Finish In Debut
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-13 kl. 07:32     919 words
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By Darren Collette | Feb. 13, 2017, 12:55 a.m. (ET) Brooke Sweat (L) and Summer Ross (second from left) compete against Chantal Laboureur and Julia Sude of Germany at the Fort Lauderdale Major, part of the Swatch Beach Volleyball Major Series, on Feb.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “She texted me in November out of the blue, saying, ‘Hey, you want to play?’” said Sweat. “Once I made the decision to play, she was
 
   
Matthew Centrowitz Sets Sights On Winning Worlds, Racing Longer Distances At Next Two Olympics
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-13 kl. 07:31     1094 words
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By Lynn Rutherford | Feb. 13, 2017, 12:54 a.m. (ET) Matthew Centrowitz (R) leads the field during the men's 1,500-meter final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on Aug. 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

It’s a new personal best, shattering his previous mark of 8:41.55 set in 2007 as a high school student in Annapolis, Maryland.  Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “I felt pretty
 
   
2017 World Shooting Para Sport World Cup – Final Day
 
 Sport 360     2017-02-13 kl. 07:30     155 words
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After impressing the IPC as first-time hosts, Al Ain will once again welcome paralympians for the 2017 World Shooting Para Sport World Cup.

After impressing the IPC as first-time hosts, Al Ain will once again welcome paralympians for the 2017 World Shooting Para Sport World Cup.article:... The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have decided to once again collaborate with their...

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Boy paralysed by a cold becomes tennis pro
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-02-13 kl. 07:27     55 words
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A mum who thought her son was trying to bunk off school with a cold was stunned to discover it was actually the onset of paralysis.

A mum who thought her son was trying to bunk off school with a cold was stunned to discover it was actually the onset of paralysis.Now Alex’s mobility has come on so much that he is even being considered for the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo,
 
   
Super humans at Summertime
 
 Blue Mountains Gazette     2017-02-13 kl. 07:17     274 words
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To be diagnosed with cancer is terrible, and it was especially traumatic for Blue Mountains Saxophone player Neill Duncan who had to have his arm amputated.

There, at the same studio in which the Beatles recorded their famous albums, he played for the Rio Paralympics 2016 Trailer We’re the Superhumans.
 
   
Australian Sports Commission proud of sector partnerships
 
 Australian Sports Commission     2017-02-13 kl. 07:08     158 words
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The ASC is proud of its positive and constructive relationships across the Australian sporting sector, including more than 60 national sporting

The ASC is proud of its positive and constructive relationships across the Australian sporting sector, including more than 60 national sporting. ...organisations; representative organisations in Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games sports;
 
   
Danish architect, Jan Gehl handed keys to Sydney
 
 Architecture & Design     2017-02-13 kl. 06:59     538 words
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Danish architect and urban designer Jan Gehl, a man on a mission to make Sydney a walking and cycling-friendly destination, has been awarded the key to the city.

Australian Olympic, Paralympic and other sporting teams and personalities.
 
   
Bouncing back
 
 Star Weekly - Melton & Moorabool     2017-02-13 kl. 06:52     587 words
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Nathan Pellissier has made a stunning return to para table tennis. The Williamstown young gun overcame two years of frustration after injury to take out a national title in his first major competition back.

Nationals in Mornington, beating long-time rival Barak Mizrachi, a Paralympian at last year’s Rio games, in the gold medal match. “I hadn’t beaten him since 2013, so he’s been my tough opponent and rival for a long time,” Pellissier said.

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The Week In 16 Photos: Feb. 6-12
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-13 kl. 06:04     653 words
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Feb. 13, 2017, 12:01 a.m. (ET) Each week, TeamUSA.org recaps the performances of U.S. athletes through photos, showing where in the world Team USA athletes competed and how they performed. During the week of Feb.

6) Team USA @ NASDAQ (L-R) Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls Maddie Bowman, Gracie Gold, Rico Roman, Nikko Landeros, Joss Christensen, Monique Lamoureux-Morando, Jocelyne Lamourex-Davidson, Meghan Duggan and Hilary Knight pose for a photo at the
 
   
New Leadership for Accessible Arts
 
 Accessible Arts     2017-02-13 kl. 05:41     343 words
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Many readers will already know that Sancha Donald, our long-standing CEO, will step down at the end of this month. Sancha has provided distinguished service to Accessible Arts as CEO for the past for 12 years.

Always keen to learn from the work of counterpart organisations nationally and overseas, Sancha initiated and led a visit by a group of artists with disability to “Unlimited”, the arts festival that accompanied the 2012 London Paralympic Games.
 
   
Special Olympics Midland to host basketball skills competition
 
 Midland Daily News     2017-02-13 kl. 05:29     68 words
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Special Olympics Midland will host a regional basketball skills tournament for intellectually disabled athletes from Midland, Bay City, and Roscommon on Friday, March 3 from 6-9 p.m. at the Eastlawn Elementary School gym.

Special Olympics Midland will host a regional basketball skills tournament for intellectually disabled athletes from Midland, Bay City, and Roscommon on Friday, March 3 from 6-9 p.m. at the Eastlawn Elementary School gym.Thirty-five athletes will
 
   
New school takes shape in booming suburbs
 
 Star Community     2017-02-13 kl. 05:20     530 words
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Cardinia Mayor Brett Owen, Daniel Mulino , James Merlino and builders turn the sod. Picture: STEWART CHAMBERS 164755_05 Construction is underway at Officer’s Gum Scrub Creek Primary School.

07 February 2017 11:16 AM Pakenham Paralympic gold medallist Matt Lewis will soon add a prestigious OAM to his growing medal count after being named ...
 
   
Aquatic festival for lake
 
 Newcastle Star     2017-02-13 kl. 04:25     381 words
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Lake Macquarie is set to be abuzz with activity as Lakefest swings into action on February 17. Lake Macquarie will be overflowing with water activities from February 17-26 for Lakefest Aquatic Week.

It starts with Heaven Can Wait’s Charity Dinner on February 17 at the Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto where 2016 Rio Olympic gold medallist Tom Burton, Paralympic gold medallist Liesl Tesch and Tom Addis, the navigator of Sydney to Hobart race
 
   
Red, White & Trending: Feb. 3-9 - US Olympic Team
 
 TaableNote News     2017-02-13 kl. 03:54     71 words
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- 2017-2-13 10:45 W 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.

Feb. 3-9 - US Olympic Team. - 2017-2-13 10:45 W What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing?
 
   
Athletics New Zealand Weekly Results Media Update
 
 The Runner's Tribe     2017-02-13 kl. 03:37     2402 words
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A weekly round up of results and media surrounding NZ Athletics. AUSTRALIA Coles Nitro Athletics Series Round 2, Lakeside Stadium, Melbourne – 9 February 2017 New Zealand finished fifth on day two of the team competition.

Liam Malone who won two gold medals in the T44 200m and 400m and a silver medal in the 100m at the Rio Paralympics won the Disabled Sportsperson of the Year.
 
   
Australian Women's Network Breakfast
 
 That's Melbourne     2017-02-13 kl. 03:12     114 words
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Description A suite of well-known and respected speakers has been handpicked for the International Women's Day breakfast gathering, to not only

holistic parenting; Ludwina Dautovic, founder and CEO of The Room Xchang; Nikki Casey, personal stylist and branding expert; and paralympian medallist from last year’s Rio Olympics, Carol Cooke.
 
   
The Jump stars have been taking part in a bit too much apres-ski
 
 Metro     2017-02-13 kl. 03:12     335 words
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Hannah Lawrence for Metro.co.uk Monday 13 Feb 2017 12:20 am

The first episode of this series aired last Sunday with the team of contestants including paralympian Kadeena Cox, rugby player Jason Robinson, taekwondo champion Jade Jones, and cyclist Bradley Wiggans battling it out in the Austrian Alps.
 
   
Keoagile seeks to revive local sport for the deaf
 
 Sunday Standard Botswana     2017-02-13 kl. 03:01     485 words
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The world is about to witness some of the best deaf athletes parade at the upcoming 23rd summer Deaflympics slated for Samsun, Turkey, starting on July 18, 2017.

The former PASSOBO president further said it should be understood that Deaflympics and Paralympics does not fall in the same plate hence the importance to understand their differences and support them equally. “Despite deaf sport making a major
 
   
Would you be part of the team behind the Olympic athletes?
 
 Noted.co.nz     2017-02-13 kl. 02:36     418 words
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SPECIAL PROMOTION LINCOLN UNIVERSITY In a nation with a strong sporting heritage, we lay claim to a high proportion of high-performing athletes.

The goal in Rio is to win 14 or more Olympic medals, and 12 gold medals at the Paralympics directly after.
 
   
The Olympic sport of Biathlon eagerly embraced by young skiers
 
 Sun Peaks Independent News     2017-02-13 kl. 02:14     307 words
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One of the club members practices with a laser rifle. Photo Submitted. New this winter, Biathlon has been integrated into the Sun Peaks Nordic Club (SPNC) Jackrabbits youth program.

sighting targets. Similar to the Paralympic Games, the lasers use electronic sensors rather than ammunition, and the club observes the same procedures as regular Biathlon.
 
   
Veteran Teams Revel In First Pond Hockey Championship
 
 USA Hockey     2017-02-13 kl. 02:09     1051 words
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EAGLE RIVER, Wis. -- By the time the ice chips settled on Dollar Lake on Sunday afternoon, 16 teams were crowned champions of the 2017 Labatt Blue/USA Hockey Pond Hockey National Championships.

Sled Vet Wows Derby Crowd Sled hockey royalty was in the house at the Derby Track on Saturday night as three-time Paralympian Andy Yohe spent several hours posing for photos and mingling with adult players during the annual party.
 
   
FNRL helps Nadi Aviators in preparations
 
 Fiji Broadcasting Corporation     2017-02-13 kl. 02:07     43 words
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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

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 Awards.

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Australian Team annouced for Cali and Los Angeles Track World Cups
 
 Australian Olympic Committee     2017-02-13 kl. 01:17     596 words
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© Bryn Lennon/ Home News 13 February 2017 TRACK CYCLING: Cycling Australia has named a 13-rider team headed by four members of the Rio Olympic

Rio Paralympic tandem pilot Nicholas Yallouris (NSW) and Rohan Wight (SA) round out the men's endurance team Ashlee Ankudinoff (NSW) and Amy Cure (TAS) who count four elite world titles between them line up internationally for the first time since
 
   
LA 2024 Champions Playlist, a playlist by la2024 on Spotify
 
 TaableNote News     2017-02-13 kl. 00:23     57 words
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- 2017-2-13 7:12 Fr From Katie Ledecky to Lex Gillette, listen to the songs that inspire your favorite Olympic & Paralympic athletes to train and compete at the highest level with the LA 2024 Champions Playlist! The #GRAMMYs are here!

2017-2-13 7:12 Fr From Katie Ledecky to Lex Gillette, listen to the songs that inspire your favorite Olympic & Paralympic athletes to train and compete at the highest level with the LA 2024 Champions Playlist!
 
   
Brantford well represented at ParSport Winter Games
 
 Brantford Expositor     2017-02-13 kl. 00:09     1041 words
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BRANTFORD -  Snap! Snap! Nathan Taylor makes a sharp cracking noise with his fingers, alerting his teammates to his position. The noise is often critical in a silent gymnasium where goalball players — regardless of their vision — play blind.

In Grade 12 at WRM, Emma has not only been a player on the Canadian National team and the Junior Canadian team for goalball but was an alternative for the Paralympic team that went to Rio....confuse with Special Olympics.” Special Olympics are for athletes with intellectual disabilities and Paralympics...

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The Jump 2017: Kadeena Cox suffering MS symptoms after snow cross race
 
 Telly Mix     2017-02-12 kl. 23:31     345 words
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Paralympian Kadeena Cox became the second The Jump 2017 contestant to get a bye to its third week after a dramatic snow cross race triggered symptoms of her multiple sclerosis.

Paralympian Kadeena Cox became the second The Jump 2017 contestant to get a bye to its third week after a dramatic snow cross race triggered symptoms of her multiple sclerosis.Tonight's episode of the Channel 4 sports contest saw the celebrities

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Community heros honoured
 
 Kelowna Capital     2017-02-12 kl. 23:24     187 words
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Community sports hero's were honoured last week in Kelowna. — image credit: Contributed Community members filled the Mary Irwin Theatre on Wednesday night to recognize the 2017 Community Sport Hero Awards Recipients.

acknowledge and congratulate Okanagan athletes that competed at the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio.

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Liam Malone back on crutches
 
 Nelson Mail     2017-02-12 kl. 23:01     366 words
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Liam Malone won three medals, including two golds, at the Paralympic Games. Liam Malone doesn't like skipping even a day of training, so the thought of having a week off is clearly frustrating him.

Liam Malone won three medals, including two golds, at the Paralympic Games.... Liam Malone doesn't like skipping even a day of training, so the thought of having a week off is clearly frustrating him.But that could be the reality now that the Paralympic...

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Paralympic Games sprint champion Liam Malone suffers another injury
 
 Unlimited Magazine     2017-02-12 kl. 22:59     371 words
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Liam Malone doesn't like skipping even a day of training, so the thought of having a week off is clearly frustrating him.

Paralympic Games sprint champion Liam Malone suffers another injury.... Liam Malone doesn't like skipping even a day of training, so the thought of having a week off is clearly frustrating him.But that could be the reality now that the Paralympic Games...

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Minard races to top-10 finishes
 
 Parksville Qualicum News     2017-02-12 kl. 22:58     426 words
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Vernon's Curt Minard had two top-10 finishes at the Para Snowboardcross World Championships at Big White in Kelowna.

But I couldn’t do it without them.” Minard will compete later this month at events in La Molina, Spain, a training camp in Japan and a pre-Paralympic World test event in Korea. * Vernon’s Kevin Hill was 15th out of 68 competitors at the latest

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Ward Melville High School 4x400m Relay Team Takes 4th Place at 2017 Millrose Games
 
 Three Village Patch     2017-02-12 kl. 22:35     272 words
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The Millrose Games, in its 110th year, is a prestigious indoor track and field event that features Olympic and world champions, professionals, youth, clubs, masters and top high school athletes.

Northport native Mikey Brannigan, who won the 1500m gold at the Paralympic Games in Rio last summer, placed seventh in the Millrose Games Invitational Mile with a time of 4:04.26.
 
   
Another Olympic Bid Falls To A Referendum, This Time A Swiss Winter Games Candidate
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-02-12 kl. 21:58     542 words
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In a blow to Swiss Olympic, Switzerland’s governing sport body, funding for a bid by the Canton of Graubünden to host the Olympic Winter and Paralympic Games in 2026 was resoundingly rejected by a referendum held Saturday. St. Moritz, Switzerland.

In a blow to Swiss Olympic, Switzerland’s governing sport body, funding for a bid by the Canton of Graubünden to host the Olympic Winter and Paralympic Games in 2026 was resoundingly rejected by a referendum held Saturday.

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Colorado ski couple work the hill, South Korean style
 
 Vail Daily     2017-02-12 kl. 21:34     836 words
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EAGLE — South Korea is over 6,000 miles away from Colorado, but when it comes to the ski industry, it’s surprisingly close.

The couple was hired 15 months ago to join an international team of seasoned professionals producing the 2018 Winter Olympics and the XII Paralympic Winter Games at Jeongseon Alpine Centre in Pyeongchang, South Korea.... This March, the area will host the women’s FIS World Cup downhill and super-G as well as the International Paralympic...
 
   
NYK Provides Free Transport for Reusable Judo Tatami MatsNIPPON YUSEN KABUSHIKI KAISHA | Transportation (Land, Marine, Air)
 
 JPubb.com     2017-02-12 kl. 21:31     238 words
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NYK Provides Free Transport for Reusable Judo Tatami Mats February 10, 2017 At the end of last year, 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
 
   
Julia Marino Scores First Slopestyle Snowboarding World Cup Win; Jamie Anderson Takes Second
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-12 kl. 21:22     326 words
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By Craig Bohnert | Feb. 12, 2017, 1:59 p.m. (ET) Julia Marino competes in women's snowboard slopestyle at the FIS Snowboard World Cup during the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix at Mammoth Mountain on Feb. 5, 2017 in Mammoth, Calif.

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Top sport administrators in public dispute at Melbourne athletics event
 
 Australasian Leisure Management     2017-02-12 kl. 20:44     323 words
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A dispute between two of Australia's most senior sports officials expanded into a public confrontation at the Nitro Athletics series event at Melbourne’s Lakeside Stadium last night.

"There is a strong need for more funding for all levels of sport in this country, from Olympic and Paralympic high performance through to grassroots community participation."
 
   
Downs sport community celebrates 2016 glory
 
 Toowoomba Chronicle     2017-02-12 kl. 20:23     200 words
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HUNDREDS of members of the region's sport community celebrated a big 2016 at the Sports Darling Downs awards presentation on Saturday night.

HUNDREDS of members of the region's sport community celebrated a big 2016 at the Sports Darling Downs awards presentation on Saturday night.The top performers from across the Darling Downs and Lockyer Valley were recognised, with Paralympic Games

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Biathlete Lowell Bailey Is First Athlete Of Any Sport To Qualify For 2018 U.S. Olympic Team
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-12 kl. 19:55     617 words
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By Craig Bohnert and Brandon Penny | Feb. 12, 2017, 1:14 p.m. (ET) In the span of one year, biathlete Lowell Bailey has gone from the brink of hanging up his rifle and skis to becoming the first athlete – of any sport – to qualify for the 2018 U.S.

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ENHAMED ENHAMED: EMERGING FROM DARKNESS IN THE DESERT TO SPORT...
 
 TaableNote News     2017-02-12 kl. 19:41     32 words
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- 2017-2-13 2:37 "U "Until I was 19 I didn't accept the fact of being blind." Watch the inspiring documentary on Spanish Paralympic swimmer Enhamed on Olympic Channel.

Watch the inspiring documentary on Spanish Paralympic swimmer Enhamed on Olympic Channel.#AgainstAllOdds.
 
   
Masters claims first title at World Para Nordic Ski Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-02-12 kl. 19:24     374 words
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Double Paralympic medallist Oksana Masters got her hands on her first-ever World Para Nordic Ski Championships gold medal with victory in the women's cross-country sprint sitting event in Finsterau in Germany.

Double Paralympic medallist Oksana Masters got her hands on her first-ever World Para Nordic Ski Championships gold medal with victory in the women's cross-country sprint sitting event in Finsterau in Germany.Masters made history as the first

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Olympic heroes invite public to train with them
 
 Gulf Times     2017-02-12 kl. 19:06     888 words
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By Sports Reporter/Doha Qatar’s Olympic heroes have called for the nation to get out and join them on National Sport Day.

Team Qatar’s Olympians will be joining the festivities and providing inspiration and guidance following Qatar’s most successful-ever Olympic and Paralympic Games last year in Rio de Janeiro.... More Olympians and Paralympians will be joining the National...
 
   
Oksana Masters Wins Gold, Andy Soule Silver In Cross-Country At Para Nordic World Skiing Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-12 kl. 18:28     456 words
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By Katie Branham | Feb. 12, 2017, 11:26 a.m. (ET) Oksana Masters (center) took first place in the women's sitting cross-country sprint at the World Para Nordic Skiing Championships.

Masters, a three-time Paralympian in rowing, Nordic skiing and cycling, earned the title of world champion for the first time in her career.... Masters and Eskau are only five months removed from competing against one another in cycling at the Paralympic...
 
   
ISU to wait on IOC Commission outcomes before deciding on actions against Russia
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-02-12 kl. 18:12     422 words
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International Skating Union (ISU) President Jan Dijkema will await the outcome of International Olympic Committee (IOC) investigations into allegations of state sponsored Russian doping at Sochi 2014 before deciding on any action.

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

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Abe hails diversity and co-existence in the UAE
 
 Gulf News     2017-02-12 kl. 18:10     539 words
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Diversity is key to the creation of new ideas and to fostering innovation, says Japan’s PM Dubai: Fresh from his visit with US President Donald

Olympics and Paralympics while the UAE will host the World Exposition.

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How Vladimir Putin became one of the most feared leaders in the world
 
 Business Insider UK     2017-02-12 kl. 17:57     2357 words
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has quickly become one of the most powerful and feared politicians in the world.

Retired Russian Lt. Gen. Evgeny Buzhinsky told the BBC last year that Russia sees the West as the belligerent party, citing sanctions against Russia and the barring of the Russian Paralympic team from the Rio Olympics for well-documented and...

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UAE is an oasis of tolerance, well-being: Jap...
 
 Dotemirates.com     2017-02-12 kl. 17:53     450 words
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe praised the UAE and its leaders for initiating a platform where vital and innovative government policies are discussed and where diversity and tolerance are promoted.

Abe added that both the UAE and Japan are at the forefront of showcasing to the world the merits of peace and prosperity, as the UAE will hold the World Expo in 2020 while Japan will host Summer Olympics and Paralympics in the same year.

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Michael Pavitt: Tweaks needed but Pyeongchang 2018 appear on right track with one year to go
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-02-12 kl. 17:35     1467 words
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As the numbers on the Omega countdown clock began to tick down to the one-year to go mark until the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, it was interesting to take note of the surroundings.

The clock unveiling in Seoul certainly appeared a response to that demand, as organisers seek to attract the South Korean capital’s residents eastwards next year.  The presence of the Olympic and Paralympic mascots Soohorang and Bandabi, with the

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Paralympian Asks for Help after Racing Trike Stolen
 
 HighBeam Research     2017-02-12 kl. 17:26     131 words
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A TEAM GB Paralympic cyclist is appealing for support to raise the money to replace her stolen racing trike. Hannah Dines, who represented Britain at the Rio Olympics last year, set up a GoFund-Me page after her trike was taken on New Year's Eve.

Paralympian Asks for Help after Racing Trike Stolen.... A TEAM GB Paralympic cyclist is appealing for support to raise the money to replace her stolen racing trike.
 
   
Ukrainian love on Finsterau's snow
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-12 kl. 17:18     364 words
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Paralympic champions Oleksandra Kononova and Grygorii Vovchynskyi, who married in 2011, are representing Ukraine at the World Para Nordic Skiing Championships in Finsterau.

Paralympic champions Oleksandra Kononova and Grygorii Vovchynskyi, who married in 2011, are representing Ukraine at the World Para Nordic Skiing Championships in Finsterau.Ukraine´s Paralympic champions Oleksandra Kononova and Grygorii Vovchynskyi
 
   
Swiss canton votes against 2026 Winter Olympic bid in referendum
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-02-12 kl. 17:06     342 words
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The Swiss canton of Graubünden has voted decisively against bidding for the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in a referendum. Sixty per cent of residents voted against the project.

The Swiss canton of Graubünden has voted decisively against bidding for the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in a referendum.

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Former Inline World Champion Joey Mantia Earns First Worlds Medal On Ice – Mass Start Gold
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-12 kl. 17:01     928 words
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By Craig Bohnert | Feb. 12, 2017, 9:45 a.m. (ET) Joey Mantia celebrates after winning in the men's mass start at the ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships on Feb. 12, 2017 in Gangneung, South Korea.

I always have the opportunity to bring it back up and make something happen in the mass start.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Lindsey Jacobellis Earns Her Best Snowboardcross Result Of The Season At Feldberg World Cup
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-12 kl. 17:01     242 words
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By Craig Bohnert | Feb. 12, 2017, 10:42 a.m. (ET) Lindsey Jacobellis competes in women's snowboardcross at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix at Solitude Mountain Resort on Jan. 21, 2017 in Solitude, Utah.

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Fernandez wins Americas Paralympic Committee Athlete of the Month honour
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-02-12 kl. 16:59     248 words
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Argentina's Gustavo Fernandez has won the Americas Athlete of the Month honour by a landslide after a highly successful January.

Fernandez wins Americas Paralympic Committee Athlete of the Month honour....tournament of 2017. Fernandez, who carried his country’s flag at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony, triumphed in the final by overcoming France's Nicolas Peifer in...

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7Estrella Camino Liso Potenza£2,295.00Good bike that'll be great for the fast leisure rider, sportivist or amateur racer, but it's up against some stiff competition 0 Comments
 
 Road.cc     2017-02-12 kl. 16:49     3233 words
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Relaunched in 2015, Estrella – originally set up by Paralympic cyclist Darren Kenny in 2009 – offers a range of bikes covering everything from road

Relaunched in 2015, Estrella – originally set up by Paralympic cyclist Darren Kenny in 2009 – offers a range of bikes covering everything from road. ...racing to cyclo-cross and time trialling, with the rather boldly painted Camino Liso being

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Race director assesses preparations for Pyeongchang 2018 Para Nordic skiing test event
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-02-12 kl. 16:40     240 words
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Para Nordic skiing race director Len Apedaile has visited the Alpensia Biathlon Centre to check on preparations for next month's Pyeongchang 2018 test event here.

During his visit, Apedaile, who will be the race director for next year’s Paralympic Games, offered his assistance with the final planning details of next month’s test event.... Len Apedaile's visit coincided with with the FIS Cross-Country Skiing World Cup © The test event will also double as a competition on the International Paralympic...

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Heather Bergsma Serves Notice With Mass Start Bronze: She’s A Quadruple Medal Threat At 2018 Olympics
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-12 kl. 15:34     303 words
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By Craig Bohnert | Feb. 12, 2017, 8:08 a.m. (ET) Heather Bergsma competes in the women's 500-meter at the ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships on Feb. 10, 2017 in Gangneung, South Korea.

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President Ferriani hitting bumpy ice as IBSF reserves its judgement on
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-02-12 kl. 15:16     2388 words
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Mike Rowbottom Sunday, 12 February 2017 At least one thing is easy right now for Ivo Ferriani, President of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) – Königssee.

It has been suggested that Russian victories in the World Championships, given the vexed issues currently afflicting all Russian Olympic and Paralympic sport, would be far from universally acclaimed by fellow athletes.
 
   
The Jump 2017 celebs anger bosses by breaking booze ban
 
 Telly Mix     2017-02-12 kl. 14:58     340 words
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The Jump 2017 celebrity contestants have reportedly angered show bosses by breaking a safety booze ban.

More celebs on The Jump this year are rugby player Gareth Thomas and Paralympic medallist Kadeena Cox and retired pro cyclist Bradley Wiggins.
 
   
Governors’ association may ask government to introduce accommodation tax
 
 Japan Times     2017-02-12 kl. 14:34     423 words
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The National Governors’ Association is considering the possibility of asking the government to specify an accommodation tax as a levy under the local tax law, its president, Keiji Yamada, said during a recent interview.

The government has set a target of increasing the number of foreign visitors to the country to 40 million by 2020, when Tokyo will host the Olympics and Paralympics.

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Modin tog VM-guld i sprint
 
 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2017-02-12 kl. 14:19     66 words
 
Svenske Zebastian Modin tog guld i sprint i skid-VM för paraidrott.

Svenske Zebastian Modin tog guld i sprint i skid-VM för paraidrott.22-årige Modin, som bland annat tog tre medaljer under Paralympics 2014, var snabbast redan i tidskvalet i tyska Finsterau och fortsatte med samma strålande åkning i både semi
 
   
Lindsey Vonn Wins Downhill Bronze, First American To Medal At Five World Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-12 kl. 14:08     512 words
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By Craig Bohnert | Feb. 12, 2017, 6:33 a.m. (ET) Lindsey Vonn celebrates at the finish in the women's downhill at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships on Feb. 12, 2017 in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

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ASOS renews partnership with ParalympicsGB team
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-12 kl. 13:53     445 words
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The partnership with the global retailer will cover PyeongChang 2018 and Tokyo 2020.

ASOS renews partnership with ParalympicsGB team.... The partnership with the global retailer will cover PyeongChang 2018 and Tokyo 2020.Global retailer ASOS has affirmed its commitment to supporting the British Paralympic team by renewing its partnership with the British Paralympic...

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First Bus response to Supreme Court ruling ‘treats disabled people with contempt’
 
 DisabledGo     2017-02-12 kl. 13:22     1335 words
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A bus company forced to change its policies after a ground-breaking Supreme Court access case has been accused of treating disabled peple and the legal system with contempt, after it revealed the measures it has taken to comply with the judgment.

The Stagecoach version also adds: “You are required to co-operate in allowing proper use of the designated wheelchair space by vacating this space if it is required by a customer in a wheelchair.” Meanwhile, Paralympian Anne Wafula Strike has
 
   
Alpine skiing Europa Cups move to Slovenia, Croatia
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-12 kl. 13:06     321 words
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Medallists from the recently concluded World Para Alpine Skiing Championships highlight the fields for slalom and giant slalom.

He will compete in his specialist event once again as he prepares to take on the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games Test Event from 9-18 March.... Poland’s double Paralympian Maciej Krezel and guide Anna Ogarzynska headline the men’s visually...
 
   
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates blind team for T20 World Cup win
 
 Indian Express     2017-02-12 kl. 13:05     232 words
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India beat Pakistan by nine wickets to win the 2017 edition of the T20 Blind World Cup. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated the Indian blind cricket team for winning the Twenty20 World Cup in Bengaluru.

In a message to the team, the sports minister said that the blind team has added another chapter of glory in history of Indian sports. “After success of Para Athletes at Rio Paralympics 2016, Indian team for blind cricket has added another chapter

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PSA to honor top athletes
 
 Manila Times     2017-02-12 kl. 12:15     458 words
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Hidilyn Diaz AFP file PHOTO THE cream of the crop of Philippine sports the year just passed get their rightful dues tonight when the Philippine

Volleyball – Mika Reyes Major Award – Josephine Medina (paralympics), Janelle Mae Frayna (chess), Eric Shauwn Cray (athletics), Marestella Torres-Sunang (athletics), Mary Joy Tabal (marathon), Ian Lariba (table tennis), Kirstie Elaine Alora

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St Albans man's TripAble hotel accessibility review service goes global
 
 Herts 24     2017-02-12 kl. 12:09     487 words
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11:00 12 February 2017 Debbie White Alan Humphrey with his son Dan, who launched TripAble.org, a TripAdvisor-style webiste, to review the accessibility of hotels. Photo supplied.

Dan said: “This started with your piece in the Herts Advertiser; thank you for getting the ball rolling. “I've also been chatting with the International Paralympic Committee as they have major issues finding appropriate accommodation for their
 
   
PH Judo Federation gets Tatami Mats from Japan
 
 Manila Times     2017-02-12 kl. 11:22     336 words
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n Members of the Philippine Judo Federation (PJF) with the officials of PJF, Philippine Sports Commission and Japan Information and Culture Center

Launched in 2013, SFT is Japan’s international contribution programme towards the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.... It aims to cultivate an appreciation of sport values across all ages and to promote the Olympic and Paralympic Movement to the...
 
   
Sports Minister Vijay Goel Congratulates Indian Team for retaining T 20 World Cup for Blind Cricketers
 
 Press Information Bureau     2017-02-12 kl. 11:16     99 words
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Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel has congratulated Indian team for lifting T 20 World Cup for Blind Cricketers.

Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel has congratulated Indian team for lifting T 20 World Cup for Blind Cricketers.In a message to the team, Shri Goel said, after success of Para Athletes at Rio Paralympics 2016,

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Made in Thailand: RPM fund first sailing boat designed for people with disabilities
 
 The Phuket News     2017-02-12 kl. 10:55     491 words
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YACHTING: Royal Phuket Marina (RPM) has committed to fully-fund the first SV14 boat in Thailand – a sail boat designed specifically for the needs of people with disabilities. The SV14 will be built by Disabled Sailing Thailand and launched in March 2017.

Peter Jacops, who upon learning sailing had been dropped from the 2020 Paralympics decided to do something about it. “While some countries in Asia were offering limited opportunities for disabled sailors, Thailand wasn’t offering anything at all
 
   
Transformation in sport in WC under spotllight at George conference
 
 Algoa FM     2017-02-12 kl. 08:55     343 words
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Transformation in sport in the Western Cape will come under the spotlight at provincial conference to be held in George early next month.

"As 2016 was the Olympic and Paralympic year, it is now an opportune time to review the Western Cape Province's contribution to the sport  transformation,  its provincial status, and how the Olympics have impacted on sport and sport development.

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