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IPC presenterar parahockey-VM:s hemsida
 
 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2017-02-21 kl. 21:12     174 words
 
Med 50 dagar kvar till VM i Sydkorea lanserade IPC en egen hemsida för mästerskapet.

11 april. Sidan Paralympic.org/gangneung-2017 innehåller redan historik, nyheter, biografier och spelarprofiler - och fler uppdateringar, bland annat spelschema och inför-reportage, kommer de närmsta veckorna.... Bland de deltagande lagen finns, förutom Sverige, Paralympics...
 
   
Skulle ha bett Arsenal att gå in och städa
 
 Aftonbladet     2017-02-21 kl. 15:08     290 words
 
Arsenal tog sig vidare i FA-cupen. Men lagets städning av omklädningsrummet efteråt lämnade en del i övrigt att önska. Jag skulle ha bett dem att kliva av bussen, skriver förre paralympiern Tanni Grey-Thompson.

Jag skulle ha bett dem att kliva av bussen, skriver förre paralympiern Tanni Grey-Thompson.The Arsenal dressing room after the game tonight https://t.co/deRPNNi82a.... Jag skulle ha bett dem att kliva av bussen och gå in och städa upp efter sig, skriver förre paralympiern...
 
   
SVT-profilens hån av Trump har setts av miljoner
 
 Göteborgs-Posten     2017-02-21 kl. 13:06     278 words
 
SVT-profilen Aron Andersson gjorde en video där han hånade Donald Trumps uttalanden om Sverige. En video som nu blivit viral och har setts av miljontals människor. - Det är helt sanslöst, säger Andersson till Expressen.

En som passat på att håna Trump är SVT-profilen Aron Andersson som blivit en profil i Lilla Sportspegeln och även deltagit i flera paralympics.

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SVT-profilens klipp har tio miljoner visningar
 
 Expressen     2017-02-21 kl. 12:22     384 words
 
Lilla Sportspegeln-profilen och paralympiern Aron Anderson gjorde en humorvideo som anspelade på Donald Trumps Sverige-kritik. Då anade han inte att hans klipp skulle ha fått över tio miljoner visningar på bara några dagar.

Lilla Sportspegeln-profilen och paralympiern Aron Anderson gjorde en humorvideo som anspelade på Donald Trumps Sverige-kritik.... SVT-programledaren Aron Anderson, som har deltagit i flera Paralympics som utövare, fick se talet och beslutade sig för...
 
   
OS - bästa medicinen mot främlingsfientlighet
 
 SVT     2017-02-21 kl. 10:59     408 words
 
OPINION Det handlar i grunden om Sverige tror sig kunna och vilja visa på en ny sorts OS och Paralympics.

OPINION Det handlar i grunden om Sverige tror sig kunna och vilja visa på en ny sorts OS och Paralympics.Vi tror att det kan leda till en tioårig period av samling kring bättre folkhälsa, ökad samhörighet utifrån ett gemensamt projekt i
 
   
Dialog om förutsättningar för vinter-OS och Paralympics 2026
 
 Riksidrottsförbundet     2017-02-21 kl. 10:47     314 words
 
I dag håller Riksidrottsförbundet, Sveriges Olympiska Kommitté och Parasport Sverige ett informationsmöte om OS och Paralympics för specialidrottsförbunden.

Dialog om förutsättningar för vinter-OS och Paralympics 2026.... I dag håller Riksidrottsförbundet, Sveriges Olympiska Kommitté och Parasport Sverige ett informationsmöte om OS och Paralympics för specialidrottsförbunden.Stockholms stad medverkar för att...
 
   
Oskarshamnstjej tävlar om pris mot OS-medaljörer
 
 Barometern     2017-02-21 kl. 09:06     450 words
 
22 februari anordnas Svenska Ridsportförbundets ryttargala. Lisen Keränen är nominerad i kategorin Årets prestation. Och konkurrerar mot världsstjärnor.

Peder Fredricson (OS-silver och Jerringprisvinnare) Rolf Göran Bengtsson (Tog sin första totaltitel i Global Champions Tour) Lag Körning Young Drivers (Brons i EM för unga kuskar) Louise Etzner Jacobsson (Brons i dressyr i Paralympics)

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Latin American Herald Tribune - Brazil Soccer Player Who Survived Plane Crash Looks Ahead to Paralympics
 
 DailyMe.Com     2017-02-22 kl. 08:39     86 words
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SAO PAULO The former goalkeeper of the ill-fated Chapecoense soccer squad, one of six survivors of a plane crash in Colombia as they were flying to

Brazil Soccer Player Who Survived Plane Crash Looks Ahead to Paralympics....on the horizon he imagines himself playing in the Paralympic Games.Ill always be an athlete, Jakson Follmann told EFE in an interview.... Im looking ahead to the Paralympic Games at...
 
   
Silver shines brighter than gold in Sapporo
 
 Korea.net     2017-02-22 kl. 08:36     429 words
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Kodaira Nao of Japan (left) and Lee Sang-hwa of Korea, who finished in first and second places in the ladies’ 500-meter speed skating event at the 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games on Feb. 21, exchange words of encouragement after the race.

The silver medal looks prettier.” Nonetheless, Lee expressed her firm determination that she would redeem herself at next year’s PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games on home ice. “I think I went overboard, pushing myself too
 
   
T20 World Cup Cricket for Blind-winning team felicitated
 
 Yahoo! India     2017-02-22 kl. 08:14     183 words
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New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Monday felicitated the national team on winning T20 World Cup Cricket for the Blind earlier this month here.

February 12. Speaking on the occasion, Goel said after success of para athletes at Rio Paralympics, Indian team for blind cricket has added another chapter of glory in history of Indian sports by retaining T20 World Cup.
 
   
Feb. 21 Council Consent Calendar (no discussion unless sought by a Councilmember) Would Authorize City Mgr. To Execute Documents, Not Shown To Taxpayers, Relating To LB's Role in L.A.'s 2024 Olympics Bid
 
 LBReport     2017-02-22 kl. 08:08     895 words
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, the Council voted 8-0 (Mungo absent) to approve joining L.A.

In addition to the Olympic Games, LA 2024 would also use Long Beach to host Paralympic Games immediately following the Olympic Games.... LA 2024 will create a transformative Olympic and Paralympic Games utilizing our City's ideal climate, its...
 
   
Heena Sidhu welcomes mixed-gender events move
 
 TaableNote News     2017-02-22 kl. 07:43     151 words
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Heena Sidhu NRAI has announced that India has won the bid to host an important Olympic qualifying World Cup in 2019. It gives Indian shooters an advantage of playing at home and increase our chances of winning even more quotas for 2020.

Tokyo2020 The Olympic and Paralympic flags, which have been passed down from one host city to the next, are being showcased in and around Tokyo with the goal of communicating the excitement and values of the Games to local communities.
 
   
ATOS : 2016 record results
 
 MoneyAM     2017-02-22 kl. 07:06     4001 words
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Operating margin +20% Net income Group share +40% Free cash flow +47% Proposed dividend +45% at 1.

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market.

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ATOS : 2016 record results
 
 TD Ameritrade     2017-02-22 kl. 07:04     5114 words
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Today 1:00 AM ET (Thomson Reuters ONE) Print Revenue+10% Operating margin +20% Net income Group share +40% Free cash flow +47% Proposed dividend +45% at EUR 1.

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market.

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Athlete Spotlight: Lara Way, Augusta University
 
 Columbia County News Times     2017-02-22 kl. 07:03     636 words
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Augusta University's biggest cheerleader is wearing a cross country uniform in the spring and a track uniform this time of year. Lara Way was born at the Medical College of Georgia. She grew up here, graduating from Lakeside High School.

Her dad, who eventually lost his leg after serving in Afghanistan and getting shrapnel stuck in his leg while saving a soldier from a Humvee, is training every day to represent the United States in the biathlon in the 2018 Paralympic Games.
 
   
Austrian top coach helps Namibian athletes succeed
 
 Namibian Broadcasting Corporation     2017-02-22 kl. 06:58     303 words
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JANNETH GAOSES A top Austrian Fitness Coach, Yosef “Benny” Obermueller, is in Namibia to help local athletes in their preparations for upcoming events.

He also helps our Paralympic athletes, in order for that we were together in Rio for the Paralympic games and so on and he was also in Lyon as well as at the past world championships so he is a key factor for the success of Namibian athletics."
 
   
Nambala and Shikongo aim for more medals
 
 Namibian Broadcasting Corporation     2017-02-22 kl. 06:58     259 words
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BRESCHNEFF KATJAIMO Still drawing inspiration from last year's successes, Namibian Paralympic medallists Ananias Shikongo and Johannes Nambala plan on making Namibians proud in 2017 as well.

BRESCHNEFF KATJAIMO Still drawing inspiration from last year's successes, Namibian Paralympic medallists Ananias Shikongo and Johannes Nambala plan on making Namibians proud in 2017 as well.Shikongo and Nambala, who made headlines last year by
 
   
Siskin fundraiser at Chattanooga Convention Center highlights Paralympian
 
 Chattanooga Times Free Press     2017-02-22 kl. 06:27     612 words
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Inspiration filled the Chattanooga Convention Center Tuesday as three-time world champion and two-time Paralympian Melissa Stockwell shared her story of triumph after becoming the first female American to lose a limb in combat in Iraq.

Siskin fundraiser at Chattanooga Convention Center highlights Paralympian.... Inspiration filled the Chattanooga Convention Center Tuesday as three-time world champion and two-time Paralympian Melissa Stockwell shared her story of triumph after becoming...
 
   
Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre welcomes new head swim coach
 
 Australasian Leisure Management     2017-02-22 kl. 05:20     294 words
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The Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre has welcomed Job van Duijnhoven as its new head swimming coach to oversee the development of young swimmers into elite athletes and future Olympians.

Shortly after, he started working at NSW Institute of Sport as biomechanist/performance analyst where he worked together with most of the swimming clubs in NSW in preparation for the 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
High Performance Student Athlete Program to be launched by USC
 
 MySunshineCoast     2017-02-22 kl. 05:11     486 words
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USC Spartans Olympic medallists What do Olympic medallist swimmer Taylor McKeown, Melbourne Storm Under 20 player Beau Fermor and surf ironwoman champion Jordan Mercer have in common?

Taylor, Beau and Jordan will be among 35 top athletes across 18 sports attending the event, including Paralympic swim squad members, wheelchair basketballers Steve Elliot and Hannah Dodd, powerlifter Samantha Thomasson and U19 open water swimmer
 
   
Factional feuding a downer for Marshall's leadership
 
 In Daily     2017-02-22 kl. 05:02     1560 words
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UPDATED: Liberal insiders have demanded Steven Marshall intervene to avert looming preselection bloodletting amid escalating infighting and revelations of a renewed – but shortlived – bid to parachute Alexander Downer into the party leadership.

the seat, Paralympian Matt Cowdrey , facing a challenge from Alex Brown, whose father, former premier Dean Brown, remains an influential figure in the moderate faction.
 
   
Belarus to host 2017 European Para-Taekwondo Championships
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-22 kl. 04:39     346 words
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Liam Morgan Wednesday, 22 February 2017 Belarus will replace Russia as the host of this year's European Para-Taekwondo Championships, it has been announced.

country withdrew from staging it due to the suspension of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).... It is claimed the RPC ban, which ruled Russian athletes out of competing at last year's Paralympic Games...
 
   
Ng?puhi paralympian to pursue a law degree
 
 Maori Television     2017-02-22 kl. 03:53     303 words
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A passion for the environment and disability issues has led to Paralympian Emma Foy pursuing a career in law at the University of Waikato.

Ng?puhi paralympian to pursue a law degree.... A passion for the environment and disability issues has led to Paralympian Emma Foy pursuing a career in law at the University of Waikato.While her days on the cycling track are finished, there is every...
 
   
Brazil Soccer Player Who Survived Plane Crash Looks Ahead to Paralympics
 
 Latin American Herald Tribune     2017-02-22 kl. 02:58     543 words
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SAO PAULO – The former goalkeeper of the ill-fated Chapecoense soccer squad, one of six survivors of a plane crash in Colombia as they were flying to

Brazil Soccer Player Who Survived Plane Crash Looks Ahead to Paralympics....life, while on the horizon he imagines himself playing in the Paralympic Games. “I’ll always be an athlete,” Jakson Follmann told EFE in an interview. “I’ll always be the...
 
   
Chapecoense goalkeeper Jackson Follmann reveals he wants to play Paralympic football after losing his leg
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-02-22 kl. 02:29     42 words
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The Chapecoense goalkeeper who lost his leg in the Colombia plane crash last November has said he wants to play football in the Paralympics. Jackson Follmann was one of six people to survive the crash last year which killed 71 passengers. Nineteen...

Chapecoense goalkeeper Jackson Follmann reveals he wants to play Paralympic football after losing his leg.... The Chapecoense goalkeeper who lost his leg in the Colombia plane crash last November has said he wants to play football in the Paralympics.

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COUNTY NEWS: Paralympic hopeful's new wheelchair could fulfil his dreams
 
 Mid Sussex Times     2017-02-22 kl. 02:25     61 words
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'Team Nathan Freeman' has been set up to support 13-year-old cerebral palsy sufferer Nathan Freeman in his wheelchair racing ambition. Photo: Derek Martin

COUNTY NEWS: Paralympic hopeful's new wheelchair could fulfil his dreams.... Photo: Derek Martin. Nathan pictued with twin brother Josh and mum Kim Nathan is hoping for a new wheelchair to allow him to pursue his Paralympic dreams Nathan Freeman 178187...
 
   
LA 2024 bid leaders applaud Air + Style snowboarding and music festival for successful weekend of sport and cutting-edge entertainment...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-02-22 kl. 02:13     429 words
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For immediate release February 21, 2017 Contact: +1 424-320-4513 Bid leaders vow to draw inspiration from Air + Style’s successful convergence of Olympic sport and entertainment to engage and excite the next generation Photos: https://www.instagram.

The dynamic sport presentation was enhanced by globally recognized musical acts Major Lazer and Flume who headlined a star-studded line-up of musical guests playing on stages scattered around LA 2024’s proposed venue for Olympic and Paralympic

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The disabled people creating bespoke businesses
 
 BBC     2017-02-22 kl. 02:10     942 words
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Love it or loathe it your job can play a role in defining you. When these business people faced life-changing injuries and illnesses they set about creating their own companies which would work for them.

So popular was the gadget that more than 100 Paralympians used it during the 2016 Games and about half of stock is sold overseas.

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'Slow' progress on High Street access
 
 BBC     2017-02-22 kl. 02:09     1226 words
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Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Little progress is being made to make it easier for disabled people on the UK's High Streets New research

Her product was used as part of a campaign during the London Paralympics.
 
   
No blanket ban for Russia at Olympics
 
 Arabstoday.net     2017-02-22 kl. 02:09     985 words
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Sunday decided not to hit Russia with a blanket ban for the Rio Games over state-run doping, but said each sports federation needed to establish an athlete’s individual eligibility.

Russia also faces a possible ban from the Paralympic Games.... Citing evidence in McLaren’s report of doping among Russian Paralympic athletes, the International Paralympic Committee said on Friday it will decide next month whether to exclude the country...
 
   
3-Time Wrestling World Champion Adeline Gray Sidelined For Season By Surgeries
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-22 kl. 01:46     369 words
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By Craig Bohnert | Feb. 21, 2017, 5:15 p.m. (ET) Adeline Gray and Victoria Francis compete in the women's 75 kg. championship match at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Wrestling at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on April 10, 2016 in Iowa City, Iowa.

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State champion Coke rides in on wheelchair
 
 Jamestown News     2017-02-22 kl. 01:42     623 words
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Christopher Coke is a winner. He took the crown in the shot put and 55-meter events at the North Carolina High School Athletic Association indoor track and field state championship Feb. 11. And he did it all from his wheelchair.

Last year Christopher competed in the junior Paralympics, participating in the javelin throw, archery, swimming and power lifting.  He received both state and national honors.
 
   
Syracuse’s Woodhall headlines Northern Utah winners at Simplot Games in Idaho
 
 Standard Examiner     2017-02-22 kl. 01:17     441 words
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Syracuse High senior and Paralympics silver medalist Hunter Woodhall headlined a list of winners from Northern Utah last week at the 39th annual Simplot Games . Woodhall won the boys 400 meters with a time of 49.07.

Syracuse High senior and Paralympics silver medalist Hunter Woodhall headlined a list of winners from Northern Utah last week at the 39th annual Simplot Games .... Woodhall won the boys 400 meters with a time of 49.07.The runner took silver in the 200 meters and bronze in the 400 in the T43 classification at the 2016 Rio Paralympics...
 
   
International Paralympic Committee confirms Russia ban
 
 The Other Press     2017-02-22 kl. 01:04     464 words
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Image via sport24.co.za Ban upheld after massive doping scandal By Greg Waldock, Staff Writer The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has

International Paralympic Committee confirms Russia ban.... Image via sport24.co.za Ban upheld after massive doping scandal By Greg Waldock, Staff Writer The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has. ...re-confirmed the ban on Russian Paralympic athletes in the next Paralympic...
 
   
Brazil at the double on opening day of ICF Canoe Sprint and Para-Canoe World Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-02-22 kl. 00:42     580 words
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Brazil earned double gold medal success on the opening day of the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Canoe Sprint and Para-Canoe World Championships in Milan.

Wiggs' victory also ensured qualification for a British boat in the event for Rio 2016, where canoeing is making its debut on the Paralympic programme.... Help for Heroes-supported athletes named in British squad for Para-canoe World Championships Timeline About the author Michael Pavitt Reporter Pavitt previously worked at BBC Essex, producing a series of interviews with Paralympic...
 
   
Team USA Experience Helps Drive Dominant Stanford Women’s Swimming And Diving Team
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-22 kl. 00:19     998 words
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By Scott McDonald | Feb. 21, 2017, 4:38 p.m. (ET) The Stanford women’s swimming and diving team enters the Pac-12 Championships this week as a prohibitive favorite. It can be hard to be humble on a team as talented as the Cardinal.

The Stanford women, whose roster features four Olympians, a Paralympian and Youth Olympian, are 8-0 in dual meets this season and ranked No.... Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Student Voices winners’ social media’s likes, dislikes
 
 Asbury Park Press     2017-02-22 kl. 00:07     309 words
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5:54 . 21, 2017 The Asbury Park Press has announced its February Student Voices contest video and essay winners in grades 7-8 and 9-12.

First place, Mackenzie Kean, Freehold Township High School, “Proud of my dad for his daily sacrifices.” Second place, Molly Griswold, Freehold Township High School, “Helping raise money for trip to Paralympics.” Third place, Charlotte Piper,
 
   
Rugby sevens team dominate 2016 Fiji sporting awards
 
 Solomon Star     2017-02-21 kl. 23:34     392 words
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SUVA, (INSIDE THE GAMES) - Fiji's men's rugby sevens team claimed four awards at the Fiji Sports Awards after they won the country's first medal of any colour at an Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro last year.

Merewalesi Roden, who lost her first round table tennis match at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games to South Korea's Jung Young-a, was handed the Sportswoman of the Year prize.
 
   
Prince Harry eyes off move for Meghan
 
 Au.Be.Yahoo.com     2017-02-21 kl. 23:26     304 words
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They say home is where the heart is, and for Prince Harry, that might mean moving away from British shores! Close Stop Video Replay 1:14 Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Are Getting SERIOUS - Is She the One?!

The Games - which are a paralympic style tournament for injured returned service people created by the Prince - will be held in Toronto and Ontario in September, and Harry “will be working with the local organising committee to ensure that

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25 Years Later: Team USA’s Top 10 Moments From The Albertville 1992 Olympic Winter Games
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-21 kl. 22:52     2093 words
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By Karen Rosen | Feb. 21, 2017, 2:02 p.m. (ET) Bonnie Blair poses with her gold medal after the women's 1,000-meter final at the Albertville 1992 Olympic Winter Games on Feb. 14, 1992 in Albertville, France.

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan: A Meeting was held today between Foreign Minister Kishida of Japan and Commissoner of Culture and Sports Zemede Tekle of Eritrea
 
 Dehai     2017-02-21 kl. 22:46     152 words
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http://www.mofa.go.jp/mofaj/press/release/press16_000002.

1. Minister Kishida welcomed Secretary Zemede 's visit to Japan and said he would like to expect more and more sports exchanges to develop for Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.... 2. From Secretary Zemede, he expressed his appreciation for the support from Japan and has begun efforts to make Eritrea athletes active at the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic...

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Teams arrive for Asian cycling
 
 Gulf Daily News     2017-02-21 kl. 22:11     190 words
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TEAMS have started arriving in Bahrain for the 37th Asian Road Cycling, 24th Junior Road Cycling and Sixth Para-cycling Championships starting tomorrow and ending on March 2 at Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir.

The duo earlier took part in the West Asian Paralympic Games.
 
   
Wright State University to honor local Paralympic gold medalist
 
 WDTN     2017-02-21 kl. 22:03     99 words
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FAIRBORN, Ohio (WDTN) – Wright State University will honor Paralympic gold medalist Grace Norman Friday. The university will hold a ceremony at 7:15 p.m., minutes before the Raiders host Valparaiso University in men’s basketball.

Wright State University to honor local Paralympic gold medalist.... FAIRBORN, Ohio (WDTN) – Wright State University will honor Paralympic gold medalist Grace Norman Friday.... The university will hold a ceremony at 7:15 p.m., minutes before the Raiders host Valparaiso University in men’s basketball.Norman won gold and bronze medals at the 2016 Paralympics...
 
   
Budapest 2024 Chief Allays Fears That Olympic Bid Will End This Week
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-02-21 kl. 21:40     805 words
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Budapest 2024 Chair Balazs Furjes speaks at opening of Danube Arena (GamesBids Photo) Reporting From Budapest, Hungary – The ceremonial opening of

proposed venue for Hungary’s bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games – was bittersweet for the bid committee Tuesday.
 
   
Paralympic star Benoit Huot helps train catcher Russell Martin
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-02-21 kl. 21:04     45 words
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When Russell Martin decided to take up swimming as an off-season workout option a year ago, he was amazed at how quickly he progressed in the pool. It didn't hurt that his coach and training partner was a nine-time Paralympic gold medallist.

Paralympic star Benoit Huot helps train catcher Russell Martin.... It didn't hurt that his coach and training partner was a nine-time Paralympic gold medallist.

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Make a splash for Diabetes UK
 
 Oxfordshire Guardian     2017-02-21 kl. 20:58     364 words
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Oxfordshire residents are being urged to pull on their goggles and swimming caps to swim the width of the channel to raise money for charity.

Seven-times Paralympic gold medal-winning swimmer Sascha Kindred said: “One of the great things about Swim 22 is that you don’t need to be a champion swimmer to take part. “It’s a fantastic way to keep fit, have some family fun, get to know
 
   
Pablo Laso participates in second day of the Semana Blanca
 
 Real Madrid C.F.     2017-02-21 kl. 20:30     144 words
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Pablo Laso, coach of Real Madrid's Copa del Rey-winning side, was one of the main players during the second day of the Semana Blanca (White Week),

and paralympic swimmer, Enhamed Enhamed.
 
   
Lillehammer 2016 generates surplus of nearly $2.5 million
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-02-21 kl. 20:03     539 words
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Liam Morgan Tuesday, 21 February 2017 A cash surplus of NOK20 million (£1.9 million/$2.4 million/€2.3 million) was generated from Lillehammer hosting the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games, it has been revealed.

It came as part of a 10-year plan from the Government and the Norwegian Olympicand ParalympicCommitteeand Confederation of Sports (NIF) to boost youth sport across the country.
 
   
Jordan News
 
 Arab Herald     2017-02-21 kl. 19:55     2349 words
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Provides the latest rss feeds for arabherald.com. For more headlines on Breaking, National, Business, Finance, Sports and World News, visit our home page arabherald.com www.arabherald.

Maha Barghouti, the first athlete to put Jordan on the International sporting map, a gold medallist at the 2000 Sydney Paralympics...
 
   
Paralympic skier speaks at 6th annual Milagro Gala
 
 El Paso Times     2017-02-21 kl. 19:54     527 words
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Published 11:03 a.m. MT Feb. 20, 2017 | Updated 29 minutes ago Josh Sundquist will be the guest speaker at the 6th annual Milagro Gala to benefit El Paso Children's Hospital.

Paralympic skier speaks at 6th annual Milagro Gala.... Courtesy photo) Story Highlights Paralympic skier Josh Sundquist will be the guest speaker at the 6th annual Milagro Gala.... After the cancer went into remission, he took up skiing and in 2006 he made the Olympic U.S. paralympic...
 
   
Off-season workouts go swimmingly for Martin
 
 Midland Mirror     2017-02-21 kl. 19:43     667 words
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DUNEDIN, Fla. — When Russell Martin decided to take up swimming as an off-season workout option a year ago, he was amazed at how quickly he progressed in the pool.

DUNEDIN, Fla. — When Russell Martin decided to take up swimming as an off-season workout option a year ago, he was amazed at how quickly he progressed in the pool.It didn't hurt that his coach and training partner was a nine-time Paralympic gold

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Off-season workouts go swimmingly for Martin
 
 Alliston Herald     2017-02-21 kl. 19:43     12 words
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Paralympic swim star Huot helps Blue Jays catcher Martin get in

Paralympic swim star Huot helps Blue Jays catcher Martin get in. ...shape.

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Bosnia Seek Revenge against Iran Sitting Volleyball
 
 Kayhan International     2017-02-21 kl. 19:35     161 words
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TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Paralympics’ tallest ever competitor Morteza Mehrzad says that Bosnia and Herzegovina will seek revenge against Iran’s sitting volleyball team.

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Paralympics’ tallest ever competitor Morteza Mehrzad says that Bosnia and Herzegovina will seek revenge against Iran’s sitting volleyball team.Iran defeated Paralympic title holder 3-1 in Rio de Janeiro after suffering a 3-1 loss...
 
   
FIAS praise organisers of Russian President's Sambo Cup in Tokyo
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-02-21 kl. 19:27     315 words
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International Sambo Federation (FIAS) executive supervisor Sergey Tabakov has praised organisers of the recent Russian President's Sambo Cup in Tokyo.

It was the fifth edition of the Russian President's Cup to take place in Tokyo, which is due to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Reddish "proud" of British Paralympic Association as prepares to step down
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-21 kl. 19:25     595 words
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Max Winters Tuesday, 21 February 2017 Tim Reddish, the outgoing chairman of the British Paralympic Association (BPA), has said he is "proud" of the organisation as he prepares to step down following eight years at the helm.

Reddish "proud" of British Paralympic Association as prepares to step down. ...as chairman.Max Winters Tuesday, 21 February 2017 Tim Reddish, the outgoing chairman of the British Paralympic Association (BPA), has said he is "proud" of the
 
   
Paralympic swim star Huot helps Blue Jays catcher Martin get in shape
 
 Brandon Sun     2017-02-21 kl. 19:23     661 words
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DUNEDIN, Fla. - When Russell Martin decided to take up swimming as an off-season workout option a year ago, he was amazed at how quickly he progressed in the pool.

Paralympic swim star Huot helps Blue Jays catcher Martin get in shape.... DUNEDIN, Fla. - When Russell Martin decided to take up swimming as an off-season workout option a year ago, he was amazed at how quickly he progressed in the pool.It didn't hurt that his coach and training partner was a nine-time Paralympic...

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Judi Brown Clarke hasn't ruled out mayoral run
 
 Lansing State Journal     2017-02-21 kl. 19:23     605 words
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Clarke's full-time job at MSU, roles on boards and committees are factors. Schor, Bernero already committed to mayoral race. Judi Brown Clarke still needs a few more weeks to decide if she will run for mayor.

Olympic Committee's Paralympian Engagement Task Force.
 
   
Korobkina turns down chance to compete at European Indoor Championships as
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-21 kl. 19:23     537 words
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Liam Morgan Tuesday, 21 February 2017 Russian middle-distance runner Yelena Korobkina has claimed she will not participate at next month's European Indoor Championships as she has "no plans" to compete as a neutral athlete.

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Doors opened to main venue for 2017 FINA World Championships
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-21 kl. 19:23     598 words
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Daniel Etchells Tuesday, 21 February 2017 The main venue for the 2017 International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Championships here in Hungary's capital opened its doors to a selection of star-studded home athletes today.

Today's event was held amid increasing uncertainty surrounding Budapest's bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, where the Danube Aquatics Arena would be used as one of the venues.
 
   
Liz McInnes speaks up for residents losing Motability vehicles
 
 Rochdale Online     2017-02-21 kl. 19:09     312 words
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Liz McInnes, Member of Parliament for Heywood and Middleton, has urged the Minister for Work and Pensions to take action to help residents who are

Last summer, it was reported in national media that even Team GB Paralympians had been stripped of their Motability support.
 
   
Paralympian champion Vio threatened with rape on FB +RPT+ (2)
 
 La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno     2017-02-21 kl. 19:05     92 words
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(corrects name) Rome, February 21 - A Facebook page on Tuesday threatened Paralympian fencing champ Bebe Vio with sexual violence, the Codacons consumer protection group said, adding it would start legal action in the case. The page was swiftly removed.

Paralympian champion Vio threatened with rape on FB +RPT+ (2). (corrects name) Rome, February 21 -... A Facebook page on Tuesday threatened Paralympian fencing champ Bebe Vio with sexual violence, the Codacons consumer protection group said, adding it...

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Olympic Council of Asia is praised by LA 2024 for NOC inclusion at 2017 Asian Winter Games
 
 Sports Features     2017-02-21 kl. 18:40     577 words
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NewsUpdate USOC Chaiman Larry Probst (left) stands with OCA President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Sabah at the opening of the Games © MARISSA FLANDERS

This is precisely the type of inclusion and unity that we celebrate in Los Angeles and Southern California and that we will promote should LA have the honor of hosting the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games," expressed Chairman Wasserman.
 
   
At 26, Aly Dudek Says “Why The Heck Not?” And Returns To Short Track Speedskating
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-21 kl. 18:31     867 words
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By Karen Price | Feb. 21, 2017, 11:54 a.m. (ET) Aly Dudek competes in the womens' 500-meter heats at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Iceberg Skating Palace on Feb. 10, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

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Paralympic trailblazers named to Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame class of 2017
 
 KSWO     2017-02-21 kl. 18:29     188 words
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SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) OTTAWA Delta, B.C.

Paralympic trailblazers named to Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame class of 2017.... SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) OTTAWA Delta, B.C.'s "The outstanding achievements and the pioneering successes of all our inductees is a wonderful cause for celebration and recognition," said Karen O'Neill The Canadian Paralympic...

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UK Sport accuses British Cycling of covering up a 2012 report into bullying
 
 Lancaster & Morecambe Citizen     2017-02-21 kl. 18:13     1076 words
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UK Sport chief executive Liz Nicholl has accused British Cycling of covering up an internal report UK Sport chief executive Liz Nicholl has accused

denies. Varnish's allegations, however, prompted others to speak out with claims of bias and bullying, most notably Paralympic star Darren Kenny and double Olympic champion Victoria Pendleton....Paralympic athletes. In an email seen by PA Sport from BAC...

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Paralympic trailblazers named to Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame class of 2017
 
 Canada NewsWire     2017-02-21 kl. 18:13     810 words
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OTTAWA , Feb. 21, 2017 /CNW/ - Paralympic swimming medallist and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, the Honorable Carla Qualtrough, is

Paralympic trailblazers named to Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame class of 2017.... OTTAWA , Feb. 21, 2017 /CNW/ - Paralympic swimming medallist and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, the Honorable Carla Qualtrough, is. ...among a group of five uniquely accomplished individuals named today as the Canadian Paralympic...

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Paris 2024 : Dcouvrez 10 mesures qui vont faciliter l'accs au sport des lves parisiens...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-02-21 kl. 18:10     836 words
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Anne Hidalgo, Gilles Pécout et Denis Masseglia ont dévoilé mardi 10 mesures pour encourager l’accès des élèves parisiens à la pratique sportive et les sensibiliser à l’Histoire et aux valeurs de l’Olympisme.

Développer les rencontres entre les athlètes olympiques et paralympiques et la communauté scolaire et universitaire.... Élaborée par la Ligue de l’Enseignement, avec le soutien du CNOSF, du Rectorat et du Comité Paralympique et Sportif Français, elle...

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Paris 2024: Discover 10 Measures that will Facilitate Access to Sport for Parisian Students
 
 Around The Rings     2017-02-21 kl. 18:10     711 words
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Anne Hidalgo, Gilles and Denis Masseglia Pécout unveiled 10 measures to encourage access by Parisian students to sport and raise awareness of the history and values ??of Olympism.

Develop meetings between the Olympic and Paralympic athletes and school and university community.... Developed by the League of Education, with support from the French NOC, the Rectory and Paralympic Committee and Sport French, it will be distributed to...

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Shooters to get season underway in Al Ain
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-21 kl. 17:43     421 words
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A full programme of rifle and pistol events featuring new Paralympic medallists will begin in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, on Wednesday (22 February).

A full programme of rifle and pistol events featuring new Paralympic medallists will begin in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, on Wednesday (22 February).Seventy-five of the world’s best shooters from 20 countries, including several medallists from

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Tuinfort aiming for new personal best in 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-21 kl. 17:43     654 words
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The Dutch Paralympic powerlifting bronze medallist will open her season in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, at a World Cup. The Netherlands’ Melaica Tuinfort is a long way from taking a rest in 2017 following her medal winning performance at Rio 2016 .

The Dutch Paralympic powerlifting bronze medallist will open her season in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, at a World Cup.... In Mexico I want to be between 130-135.” The 26-year-old is hoping to use the upcoming World Cup as a way of assessing her competition form after switching her focus back to her schooling following the Paralympics...
 
   
Germany show improving form at exhibition games
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-21 kl. 17:43     305 words
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With just under 50 days to go until they compete at the World Para Ice Hockey Championships A-Pool, Germany beat Norway for the first time in 19 years.

Both Germany and Norway are hoping to qualify directly for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games at the 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships A-Pool.... The competition in Gangneung, South Korea, will see the top five teams directly qualify for the Winter Paralympics...
 
   
Min Kyong Cho trades water for ice
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-21 kl. 17:43     584 words
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The South Korean takes on a new challenge when she makes her wheelchair curling debut in March’s World Championships. “If we achieve a remarkable result in 2017, I believe that this positive vibe will last until PyeongChang 2018.

In 2012 she turned her attention to wheelchair curling . “I was inspired by the South Korean team that won a silver medal at the 2010 Paralympic Games in Vancouver,” she said. “Coincidently, at that time, there was a lack of female players in
 
   
Japan’s Muraoka has high hopes for Test Event
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-21 kl. 17:43     557 words
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The 19-year-old sit skier is aiming to improve some technical detail, but she is also aiming to reward her supporters.

Muraoka is looking to take her success to the slopes of the next Paralympic Winter Games.... I will try, and I wish to take myself to the best situation.” Muroako said her high expectations, especially with multiple Paralympic and world champions Claudia...
 
   
Slovenia’s Pevec, Febcic receive awards
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-21 kl. 17:43     196 words
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Veselka Pevec received one of the nation’s most prestigious awards, and Dejan Febcic was recognised regionally. Slovenian Paralympians Veselka Pevec and Dejan Febcic were awarded for their achievements from 2016.

Slovenian Paralympians Veselka Pevec and Dejan Febcic were awarded for their achievements from 2016.Pevec received the prestigious Bloudek Plaque, the highest national sports award in Slovenia that is given annually to athletes and sports
 
   
JOBS: Temporary carer role for Paralympic athlete
 
 The Gaitpost.com     2017-02-21 kl. 17:28     271 words
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Sophie is an independent, active young woman with quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy who needs more flexibility than care agencies can give for a few months until she moves, replacing a long-term carer. Could you help?

JOBS: Temporary carer role for Paralympic athlete.... Could you help?Sophie has competed for the GB Paralympic dressage team since she was 16 and continues to do so.
 
   
The market-driven culture of greedily seeking Olympic and Paralympic medals
 
 The Telegraph     2017-02-21 kl. 17:11     15 words
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The market-driven culture of greedily seeking Olympic and Paralympic medals. ...has turned the funding system into a monster.21 February 2017 • 4:08pm 233720 149285 260062 2795.
 
   
Atos launches industry-leading Next Generation 9-1-1 solution to improve Public Safety in the US
 
 Atos Origin     2017-02-21 kl. 17:07     487 words
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Atos to provide the most scalable and robust NG9-1-1 communication system available in the industry.

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market.
 
   
Air Traffic Management magazine launches the Innovation Insight
 
 Air Traffic Management     2017-02-21 kl. 16:52     342 words
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Posted on February 21, 2017 magazine proudly presents its first ever Innovation Insight, an examination of the key technology issues facing the European air traffic management industry.

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McDONALD’S LAUNCHES SEARCH FOR 2017 UK GRASSROOTS FOOTBALL HEROES
 
 Stone and Eccleshall Gazette     2017-02-21 kl. 16:50     596 words
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Alex Brooker and Martin Keown lead the call for nominations, urging communities to honour their local heroes The 2017 Community Awards, presented by McDonald’s and the UK’s four home nation football associations, are now open for nominations.

I’ve witnessed first-hand the achievements of disabled athletes.
 
   
14 seconds of Floyd Mayweather or six nights with Frankel - what could you
 
 The Telegraph     2017-02-21 kl. 16:41     289 words
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Ben Bloom 21 February 2017 • 1:28pm ight now there are hundreds of sportsmen and women with no idea what their professional future holds after seven Olympic and Paralympic sports were stripped of their entire funding ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Games.

future holds after seven Olympic and Paralympic sports were stripped of their entire funding ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Games.Archery, badminton, fencing, goalball, table tennis, weightlifting and wheelchair rugby were yesterday informed that UK Sport

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Inclusive society plan mooted for 2020 Games
 
 The Japan News     2017-02-21 kl. 16:36     301 words
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Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The government on Monday drew up an action plan to realize an inclusive society in which everyone can live comfortably, including those with disabilities, going into the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The government on Monday drew up an action plan to realize an inclusive society in which everyone can live comfortably, including those with disabilities, going into the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.Under
 
   
Gauteng home of creative industries
 
 Gauteng Online     2017-02-21 kl. 16:10     261 words
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?Gauteng Premier David Makhura said that the province is the creative pulse of South Africa and the fountain of all the sport and creative industries.

Furthermore, Premier acknowledged the achievements of Ntando Mahlangu, a Paralympic Bronze Medallist who is also a recipient of the Gauteng Sports Awards.
 
   
EastEnders actress Samantha Womack 'set for Strictly Come Dancing'
 
 Telly Mix     2017-02-21 kl. 16:03     335 words
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EastEnders actress Samantha Womack is reportedly on the 'wish list' of stars for Strictly Come Dancing 2017 . According to The Sun newspaper her former co-star Rita Simons is also wanted for the show which begins in the autumn.

Other celebs rumoured already include Olympian Jessica Ennis-Hill, Paralympian Ellie Simmonds, actress Carley Stenson and comic Joel Dommett.
 
   
London schools apply for 90,000 World Para Athletics Championships tickets
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-02-21 kl. 16:01     602 words
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5 hours ago The World’s best Para Athletes will be supported by at least 90,000 school-aged spectators this summer with London Schools taking advantage of the unique ticket offer supported by the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.

Stef Reid Paralympic medallist Stef Reid said: “I know from visiting a school recently that these children are unbelievably excited to be a part of the Championships and as an athlete knowing that other people are relishing the chance to see you
 
   
Seven sports lose funding appeals
 
 Sport Industry Group     2017-02-21 kl. 16:00     385 words
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Seven sports have lost appeals against UK Sport over funding cuts for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic cycle.

Seven sports have lost appeals against UK Sport over funding cuts for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic cycle.The appeals were submitted by archery, badminton, goalball, fencing, table tennis, weightlifting and wheelchair rugby who will receive
 
   
Tokyo 2020 organisers play down heat fears at venues
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-21 kl. 15:34     356 words
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Max Winters Tuesday, 21 February 2017 Sweltering conditions may pose a threat to athletes and spectators at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to Japanese Government officials.

Max Winters Tuesday, 21 February 2017 Sweltering conditions may pose a threat to athletes and spectators at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to Japanese Government officials.Temperature readings taken last summer at three
 
   
Hope for Budapest 2024 as it's claimed no decision for few weeks
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-21 kl. 15:34     348 words
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Daniel Etchells Tuesday, 21 February 2017 Budapest 2024 chairman Balázs Furjes has said here today that a final decision on whether the Hungarian capital's bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games will continue is still a few weeks away.

Daniel Etchells Tuesday, 21 February 2017 Budapest 2024 chairman Balázs Furjes has said here today that a final decision on whether the Hungarian capital's bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games will continue is still a few weeks away.Furjes

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Saddles Riding Centre Supports Disabled Access Day
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-02-21 kl. 15:30     439 words
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Saddles Riding School, based in Bexley, Kent, is holding a special event in support of Disabled Access Day.

Disabled Access Day will also welcome its first Ambassador for 2017, Paralympic gold medal winning equestrian athlete Sophie Christiansen who began her journey into the sport through the Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) who launched the
 
   
UK Sport stand by decision to cut funding of seven Olympic and Paralympic
 
 Guernsey Press     2017-02-21 kl. 15:04     503 words
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UK Sport bosses have denied being "brutal" in their choices about which sports to back with public money for Tokyo 2020 and warned that the funding landscape is only going to get tougher.

UK Sport stand by decision to cut funding of seven Olympic and Paralympic...

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Japan aims to attract more foreign workers amid growth in tourism
 
 Japan Times     2017-02-21 kl. 15:03     203 words
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The government compiled a plan Tuesday to ease visa restrictions for foreign workers in designated special economic zones to address the growing need for services amid at the rising the number of overseas visitors to the country.

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The 33 sportsmen of the extended team that will represent Romania at the Invictus Toronto 2017 carry out their first cantonment these days.
 
 MINISTERUL APARARII NATIONALE     2017-02-21 kl. 14:37     271 words
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Ministry of National Defence Information and Public Relations Directorate E-mail: presamapn [at] mapn [dot] ro Contact: 021-319.60.22   No.49 - 20 February 2017 ” Invictus Team România” at Their First Training Cantonment They train from 9.

The team trains for several disciplines adapted for people with disabilities, such as paralympic athletics, simulator rowing, cycling, powerlifting, archery, swimming and sitting volleyball.
 
   
AMD Appoints John W. Marren to Board of Directors
 
 Morningstar.com     2017-02-21 kl. 14:37     445 words
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- AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced the appointment of John W. Marren, 53, to its board of directors coinciding with Martin Edelman's decision to step down as member of the company's board of directors, a position he has held since 2013.

He is also a Trustee of the University of California, Santa Barbara and a member of the US Olympic and Paralympic Foundation Board.

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ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES : AMD Appoints John W. Marren to Board of Directors
 
 4 Traders     2017-02-21 kl. 14:31     445 words
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- AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced the appointment of John W. Marren, 53, to its board of directors coinciding with Martin Edelman's decision to step down as member of the company's board of directors, a position he has held since 2013.

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Brunel staff and alumni honoured at Buckingham Palace
 
 Brunel University     2017-02-21 kl. 14:30     385 words
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Brunel Deputy Vice-Chancellor Andrew George, the University’s former Director of Occupational Therapy Christine Craik, and several former students attended Buckingham Palace on Friday 17 February to be formally honoured by members of the Royal Family.

Other former students to be recognised in the last round of the Queen’s New Year Honours include Dr Carole Easton, Chief Executive of Young Women's Trust, who received an OBE, gold medal- winning Paralympic rower James Fox (MBE) and Clare
 
   
Fort Detrick Soldier Takes World Title at ‘Super Bowl of Archery’
 
 DVIDS     2017-02-21 kl. 13:48     887 words
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Courtesy Story Fort Detrick Perfecting exhaling techniques and shooting at a target is what every soldier has had to perfect at some point in their Army career. For Sgt.

He won silver in the 2012 Paralympic Games”, says Miller.
 
   
Next generation to be shown ‘I’m Possible’
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-21 kl. 13:38     648 words
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The International Paralympic Committee launched the Japanese version of materials that aims to educate youngsters on the Paralympic Movement.

The International Paralympic Committee launched the Japanese version of materials that aims to educate youngsters on the Paralympic Movement.The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) plans to show the next generation of Para sport fans that

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Cashmore revels in Steel City success
 
 Redditch Standard     2017-02-21 kl. 13:30     512 words
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WITH eight Paralympic medals to her name, nobody would deny Redditch swimming star Claire Cashmore a well earned break, but she was back in the water

WITH eight Paralympic medals to her name, nobody would deny Redditch swimming star Claire Cashmore a well earned break, but she was back in the water. ...enjoying more glory at the British Universities & Colleges Sport Nationals in Sheffield at
 
   
Arsenal leave half-empty bottles and tissue on the floor in Sutton's away
 
 Daily Mail     2017-02-21 kl. 13:27     597 words
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Anthony Hay for MailOnline 12:08 GMT, 21 February 2017

Former Paralympic Games champion Tanni Grey-Thompson said:
 
   
Wind power on steroids: Typhoon turbines to p...
 
 Dotemirates.com     2017-02-21 kl. 12:59     204 words
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In what could be the ultimate clean energy, Japan is set to start harnessing the energy of typhoons, with wind turbines that are able to withstand intense storms – and turn them into power.

the typhoon turbines will be available by 2020 – in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.Magnus VAWT converts wind to energy in the same way as traditional wind turbines do – three rotating cylinder wings rotate the generator
 
   
Gerrie Nel: In Pursuit Of Justice
 
 PeopleMagazine.co.za     2017-02-21 kl. 12:50     958 words
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By Mark Wassermann: We got to know Gerrie Nel as the Bulldog prosecutor who took on one of South Africa’s most high profile murder cases – Oscar Pistorius. But, truth be told, the man in the robes has a history that dwarfs many of his colleagues.

The ‘bulldog’ prosecutor reduced the former Paralympian to tears while cross-examining him during his trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
 
   
Athletes must come first, says head of independent review into British Cycling
 
 Road.cc     2017-02-21 kl. 12:45     772 words
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Governing body briefs riders and staff ahead of publication of "explosive" report next month...

The report follows the independent review into the governing body ordered by UK Sport last year following claims of bullying and discrimination that were made by individuals including track sprinter Jess Varnish and former Paralympic...
 
   
Pyeongchang 2018 bid to ease accommodation fears with two mountain hotels
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-21 kl. 12:36     450 words
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Nick Butler Tuesday, 21 February 2017 Two new hotels are being built close to the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Alpine skiing venue at Jeongseon in order to ease accommodation shortages.

Nick Butler Tuesday, 21 February 2017 Two new hotels are being built close to the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Alpine skiing venue at Jeongseon in order to ease accommodation shortages.A lack of rooms was identified as a major
 
   
Keek Inc. Appoints Prominent Banking Executive Jim Westlake to Its Board
 
 SPi World News     2017-02-21 kl. 12:02     329 words
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) - Keek Inc. (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQB: KEEKF) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Jim Westlake to its Board of Directors. Mr.

He also sits on the board of the Canadian Paralympic Committee and chairs their foundation, and sits on the board of Oakville Enterprises.

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[CDA Blog] 2018 PyeongChang Olympics and Sports Envoy Chloe Kim
 
 US Embassy Korea: Seoul     2017-02-21 kl. 11:53     574 words
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Greetings, everyone.  Welcome to my new blog.  I’ve been in Seoul for the past two years serving as the U.S. Embassy’s Deputy Chief of Mission and just recently began my tenure as Chargé d’Affaires ad interim.  The U.S.

One great opportunity on the horizon for deepening the U.S.-Korea relationship is the upcoming 2018 PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Games.   Our two countries’ shared passion for sports offers a fantastic way to bridge cultural barriers,
 
   
YUSU Elections 2017: Peter Fisher (Sport President)
 
 The Yorker     2017-02-21 kl. 11:31     1027 words
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Image: the University of York Students’ Union Peter Fisher is a Third Year Bioarchaeology student.

I have been a Personal Trainer and a Strength and Conditioning coach for years, and I have worked with everyone from beginners all the way up to world class and Paralympic...
 
   
Triple world champion Rachel Choong reflects on scooping 'extra special' accolade
 
 Sky Sports     2017-02-21 kl. 11:12     426 words
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Rachel Choong was presented with award by 105-year-old Sikh marathon runner Fauja Singh Triple world para badminton champion Rachel Choong says bringing her sport into focus was the highlight of winning a British Ethnic Diversity Sports Award [BEDSA].

Kadeena Cox was GB's flagbearer at the Rio Paralympics closing ceremony Kadeena Cox - edged by Choong to the 2016 award - is also on the shortlist after her Rio heroics where she became the first British Paralympian since Isabel Barr to win gold

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Paralympic swimmer wins Centennial Flame award
 
 Metro Canada     2017-02-21 kl. 11:11     377 words
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Brian Hill was born legally blind. “My vision is 20 over 200,” he said. “If you can see something or read something at 100 feet, I typically need to be about 10 feet away from it to see it at a comparable level.

Paralympic swimmer wins Centennial Flame award.... Even great. Starting in 2000, Hill represented Canada at the Paralympic games in Sydney, then Athens, Beijing and London.