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Saker att göra under lovet
 
 Värmlands Folkblad     2017-02-27 kl. 04:19     4850 words
 
Pimpla, prova på en idrott eller varför inte spana på planeter? Sportlovet är här och för den som vill hålla sig sysselsatt finns en massa roliga aktiviteter att ägna sig åt. De allra flesta är dessutom gratis. Ha helskön vecka!

PARASPORT. 1/3 kl. 11.00-16.00. Holken, Mariebergsskogen.... Prova på parasport, bland annat rullstolsbasket och goalball.
 
   
Paraidrottare testade IFU Arena
 
 Upsala Nya Tidning     2017-02-26 kl. 19:45     279 words
 
Lyssna Efter två intensiva dagar med kurser och träning i racerunning för funktionärer och aktiva utövare kunde nöjda deltagare lämna IFU Arena på söndagen.

ÄMNE: friidrott parasport racerunning racerunning assembly Lotta Lille 018-478 1345. lotta lille.

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Laddat möte mot Grunden BOIS
 
 Skövde Nyheter     2017-02-26 kl. 16:06     469 words
 
Tre tjejer med vinnarskalle mötte Göteborgarna Amanda Ödberg, Maria Weiner och Camilla Fredriksson spelar alla i division tre i Skövde HIF Lila. På söndagen mötte de bland andra Grunden BOIS D i sammandraget på Arena.

Det är ganska få tjejer som håller på med parasport så det vore kul att inspirera fler att börja, säger Evelina.

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Medaljer i sikte på Djurö
 
 Skärgården     2017-02-26 kl. 09:30     843 words
 
Stavsnäs bygdegård är en lite osannolik plats för en sportskyttebana, men likväl ligger den där, inklämd i bakre delen av lokalen.

Pistolskytten Håkan Sköld är nyligen hemkommen från Paralympics i Rio. -â Jag testade pistolskytte på en svensexa 2011, jag hade ingen aning om hur man skulle göra.... Han var med i Paralympiska truppen i Rio, men det var nära att han inte skulle fått...
 
   
Benhårt nej till vädjan om extra bidrag
 
 Värnamo Nyheter     2017-02-26 kl. 08:46     261 words
 
Kommunalrådet tycker att klubben ska bredda verksamheten för mer bidrag Marie Johansson (S) står fast vid att atletklubben inte ska få något extra bidrag. I stället vill man hjälpa klubben att hitta nya vägar för sin verksamhet.

Vår ingång är att vi vill hjälpa dem att hitta andra vägar, säger hon och menar att parasport kan vara en nisch. -
 
   
Bragd-Louise intog Scandinavium
 
 Svenska Ridsportforbundet     2017-02-24 kl. 19:34     238 words
 
Louise Etzner och Zernard imponerade med sin kür. FOTO: Svenska Ridsportförbundet Bragd-Louise intog Scandinavium Louise Etzner intog Scandinavium mitt under FEI World Cup. Under pausen dansade hon in och visade sitt fria program.

Under pausen dansade hon in och visade sitt fria program.Det som gav henne och Zernard två brons vid paralympics i Rio de Janeiro. -
 
   
Pararyttare stipendiater hos ATG Hopp&Talang
 
 Svenska Ridsportforbundet     2017-02-24 kl. 16:30     458 words
 
Carolin Rutberg, Agneta Aronsson och Anita Johnsson vid pressträffen tillsammans med Vinnie minihäst.

Mitt mål är att hålla mig kvar där och gärna klättra ytterligare tio placeringar med sikte på att bli uttagen att rida Paralympics i Tokyo 2020.
 
   
Kvar i stan? Massor att göra på sportlovet i Västerort och Järfälla!
 
 StockholmDirekt     2017-02-24 kl. 16:30     870 words
 
En sak är säker, man behöver inte ha tråkigt på sportlovet! I Västerort och Järfälla finns massvis av aktiviteter att testa. Träffa papegojor i Vällingby.

Vem? Barn 7 till 15 år. Prova spela parasport i Jakan.
 
   
Maja Reichard blir av med sina tappers
 
 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2017-02-24 kl. 13:42     181 words
 
Simning: Maja Reichard, som tog fyra guld vid Paralympics i Rio, tvingas leta nya tappers - vilket stör henne i satsningen mot VM i oktober.

Simning: Maja Reichard, som tog fyra guld vid Paralympics i Rio, tvingas leta nya tappers - vilket stör henne i satsningen mot VM i oktober.Maja Reichard, som är helt blind, är beroende av de tappers som hjälper henne vid vändningarna i bassängen.
 
   
Ny chans till topplacering för Kittel
 
 SVT Nyheter     2017-02-24 kl. 13:21     156 words
 
Publicerad: igår 13.11 Uppdaterad: igår 16.24 I dag fortsätter världscupdressyren med kür. Patrik Kittel har ett program med hög svårighetsgrad och tillsammans med Delaunay ska han försvara andraplatsen i torsdagens Grand Prix.

Mellan kürprogrammen visade Louise Etzner Jakobsson upp sin kür från Paralympics som gav henne en. - se alla klipp, kürer och intervjuer från tävlingen i spelaren ovan.
 
   
Alexander Brorsson: Drömmen är att sporten ska komma med i Paralympics
 
 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2017-02-24 kl. 13:06     126 words
 
Alexander Brorsson, rullstolsinnebandylandslagets yngsta spelare, berättar för Järfälla Tidning om hur det är att spela med landets just nu bästa lag.

Alexander Brorsson: Drömmen är att sporten ska komma med i Paralympics.... Drömmen är att själva sporten ska komma med i Paralympics så att jag får en chans att spela där.
 
   
Alexander från Järfälla är yngst i landslaget i rullstolsinnebandy
 
 StockholmDirekt     2017-02-24 kl. 11:30     560 words
 
Alexander Brorsson, 17, från Järfälla, har spelat rullstolsinnebandy sedan han var sju år gammal. Nu har han varit med och tagit SM-guld i Bollnäs - och är den yngste spelaren i landslaget.

Drömmen är att själva sporten ska komma med i Paralympics så att jag får en chans att spela där.... Position: Forward. Nacka HI. Nacka HI bildades 1963 och är en av fyra stora föreningar i Sverige för parasport.
 
   
Idrottsstiftelsen lyfter Special Olympics Sweden till nya nivåer
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-02-24 kl. 07:45     201 words
 
Pressmeddelande Feb 24, 2017 07:45 CET Gemenskapen, förebilderna och glädjen finns för alla inom idrottsrörelsen, men utsatta målgrupper hamnar ibland vid sidan om.

Idrottsstiftelse.Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet.
 
   
Racerunning-folket samlas i Uppsala
 
 Upsala Nya Tidning     2017-02-24 kl. 05:30     186 words
 
Lyssna IFU arena i Gränby står i helgen som värd för ett internationellt möte på temat racerunning.

Bland deltagarna märks tyskan Birgit Kober, flerfaldig paralympisk guldmedaljör i kula och spjut.
 
   
Nätverkaren om sitt rätta fokus
 
 Di Weekend Plus     2017-02-23 kl. 21:00     783 words
 
Linkedins Nordenchef Lisa Gunnarsson behöver öva på att tycka om att träna, men tvekar aldrig att hugga in på en avokado eller ge sig på sisyfosuppgifter som att sortera foton.

Paralympics: Parachef med björnskräck.
 
   
Modin hyllades på hemmaplan
 
 SVT Nyheter Jämtland     2017-02-23 kl. 20:17     101 words
 
Skidåkaren Zebastian Modin hyllades på hemmaplan i Östersund på torsdagkväll efter sina insatser under Para-VM förra veckan där han kammade hem tre medaljer. I förra veckan tog Zebastian Modin hem.

I förra veckan tog Zebastian Modin hem två silver och ett guld under Parasport-VM.På torsdagkväll hyllades Modin på hemmaplan och det i Sporthallen innan Jämtlands ligamatch mot Nässjö.... Östersunds kommun och Parasport Jämtland/Härjedalen visade sin...
 
   
Mats Green (M): Ridsport är lika mycket friskvård som fotboll och innebandy
 
 Nyheter24     2017-02-23 kl. 13:59     334 words
 
Jag vet inte vad som gör mig mest upprörd vad gäller frågan om varför ridsporten är utesluten från möjligheten att omfattas av friskvårdsavdrag.

Ridning är alltså Sveriges näst största handikappidrott.
 
   
Värnar om allas rätt till...
 
 Kalmar Läns Tidning/Nybro Tidning     2017-02-23 kl. 12:15     346 words
 
ett värdigt liv Under hela sin uppväxt hade Linnéa Thurfjell siktet inställt på att bli polis. En dag tog livet en plötslig vändning åt ett helt annat håll.

En dag tog livet en plötslig vändning åt ett helt annat håll.Istället kom hon att ägna sig åt parasport och för det arbetet är hon nu nominerad till Årets eldsjäl.... Hennes engagemang för parasport växte fram då hon studerade till fritidsledare med...
 
   
Parastjärnan Maja Reichard: Hur löser jag det här?
 
 Dagens Nyheter     2017-02-23 kl. 10:08     334 words
 
Parasimstjärnan Maja Reichards fortsatta satsning har bromsats av att hon blir av med sina tappers Cissi Wallén och Anna Åhlin.

Reichard tog fyra medaljer vid Paralympics i Rio i fjol.
 
   
Parastjärnan Reichard: Hur löser jag det här?
 
 Eskilstuna-Kuriren     2017-02-23 kl. 09:33     97 words
 
Parasimstjärnan Maja Reichards fortsatta satsning har bromsats av att hon blir av med sina tappers Cissi Wallén och Anna Åhlin.

Reichard tog fyra medaljer vid Paralympics i Rio i fjol.... Maja Reichard med sina fyra paralympicsmedaljer i Rio.

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Se bilderna från Ryttargalan!
 
 Kentaur     2017-02-23 kl. 07:39     485 words
 
MORGONDAGENS STJÄRNA Jonna Ekberg (hoppning), Josefin Gyllenswärd (dressyr), Malin Josefsson (fälttävlan).

Tillsammans med Zernard var hon uttagen till Paralympics i Rio.... I stället kom hon hem med två bronsmedaljer från Paralympics efter att ha ridit på toppnivå i både det individuella programmet och i küren.cath.
 
   
Maja Reichard: Hur löser jag det här?
 
 Sveriges Radio Radiosporten     2017-02-23 kl. 06:01     165 words
 
Para-simmaren Maja Reichard, som tog fyra medaljer vid Paralympics i Rio, står nu utan båda sina tappers Cissi Wallén och Anna Åhlin. - Det är jobbigt mentalt, får jag ihop någonting?, säger Reichard.

Maja Reichard: Hur löser jag det här?Para-simmaren Maja Reichard som tog fyra medaljer vid paralympics i Rio står nu utan båda sina tapers Cissi Wallén och Anna Åhlin. -

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Succéekipaget hyllat för årets bragd
 
 Helagotland     2017-02-22 kl. 22:54     333 words
 
Prisregnet fortsätter! Louise Etzner Jakobsson gick bet på två priser, men tog hem det kanske finaste priset av dem alla på Ryttargalan. Louise Etzners Jakobssons stod för årets bragd inom svensk ridsport.

Louise Etzner Jakobsson rider fortfarande på framgångsvågen efter de där magiska dagarna i Rio de Janeiro när hon tog två paralympiska bronsmedaljer (individuella programmet och küren) i paradressyr tillsammans med hästen Zernard.

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Se bilderna från hästfolkets egen gala
 
 Göteborgs-Posten     2017-02-22 kl. 21:30     645 words
 
På onsdagskvällen höll hästfolket sin egen gala. Precis som på Idrottsgalan prisades Peder Fredricson för prestationen - men fjolårets bragd svarade Louise Etzner Jakobsson för med sina dubbla brons i Rio.

Dubbla brons. Under paralympics i Rio i september slog den 56-åriga dressyrryttaren till ordentligt och åkte hem med två bronsmedaljer.M-î Men det irriterar mig fortfarande lite att jag missade guldet, det var ju så nära, sa hon med glimten i ögat...
 
   
LÄS MER - Vinnare hyllas på Ryttargalan
 
 Ridsport     2017-02-22 kl. 20:42     1488 words
 
Scandinavium UPPDATERAD 22:45 Ridsportens främsta har hyllats på ett fullsatt Rondo i Göteborg. Nu festar ridsportarna vidare medan du kan spana in vinnarna här. Sällan är så många hästkrafter samlade på samma ställe som under Ryttagalan.

Två paralympicsmedaljer - det är enastående bragd."

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Svenska Ridsportforbundet (web) - MyNewsdesk (web)
 
   
90 000 skolungdomar gör friidrotts-VM till en publikfest
 
 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2017-02-22 kl. 14:15     223 words
 
Över tusen London-skolor har efterfrågat biljetter till sommarens friidrotts-VM, efter ett erbjudande uppbackat av stadens borgmästare. Den 14-23 juli avgörs IPC:s friidrotts-VM i London - och det ser ut att bli en riktig publikfest.

ett uttalande till Paralympic.org. -... Det väcker nya drömmar och öppnar möjligheter, och låter barnen på nära håll se vad som kan hända när du arbetar hårt och tror på dig själv, säger paralympiska medaljören Stef Reid.
 
   
"Sluta diskriminera ridsporten!"
 
 Höglandsnytt     2017-02-22 kl. 10:38     321 words
 
Över en halv miljon människor rider regelbundet, den näst största idrotten i landet efter fotbollen, och av dessa är 450 000 kvinnor - alltså 90 procent.

Ridning är alltså Sveriges näst största handikappidrott.
 
   
Intl news  
Brave Sunderland youngster inspired as Paralympic champion delivers swimming lesson
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-02-27 kl. 08:44     107 words
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Paralympic champion Matt Wylie proved to be an inspiration to a brave Wearside youngster as he helped him make a splash.

Brave Sunderland youngster inspired as Paralympic champion delivers swimming lesson.... Paralympic champion Matt Wylie proved to be an inspiration to a brave Wearside youngster as he helped him make a splash.Washington swimming star Matt, who won gold at last year’s Paralympic...
 
   
Blind cabinet minister promises Canada’s first national accessibility legislation will have teeth, could be retroactive
 
 Hill Times     2017-02-27 kl. 08:43     1625 words
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PARLIAMENT HILL—“It’s been a very personal experience for me,” says Canada’s Minister of Sport and Disability Carla Qualtrough, taking a seat on the couch in her Hill office with her back facing the window so the sun isn’t in her eyes. Ms.

Ms.Qualtrough, a former Paralympian and human rights lawyer who is blind and light sensitive, is now embarking on an unprecedented journey: drafting Canada’s first national accessibility law which will set federal standards of accessibility for
 
   
Growing Llanelli-based Tinopolis: Using Creativity and Acquisition as Stepping Stones to Success
 
 Business News Wales     2017-02-27 kl. 08:23     984 words
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Ron Jones founded the Tinopolis Group in 1990 and as its Executive Chairman has led it ever since.

Premiership Rugby, the T20 World Cricket Championships and the Commonwealth and Paralympic Games.... Sunset + Vine is the sports producer behind most of BT Sport’s live coverage including Premier League, English Premiership rugby and European football, as well as Channel 4’s Paralympic...
 
   
Dong Ha Lee hopes to impress home fans at Worlds
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-27 kl. 08:15     636 words
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South Korea’s wheelchair curler seeks to get closer to his PyeongChang 2018 dream. “To be honest, I still have many things to hone.

South Korea’s wheelchair curler seeks to get closer to his PyeongChang 2018 dream. “To be honest, I still have many things to hone.It might be a bit early to dream about my Paralympic debut, as I should survive through national selection
 
   
Shelby and Nemati, best Para archers of the year
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-27 kl. 08:15     360 words
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The Paralympic champions received the award by World Archery at a gala held in Las Vegas, USA, on 10 February.

The Paralympic champions received the award by World Archery at a gala held in Las Vegas, USA, on 10 February.USA’s Andre Shelby and Iran’s Zahra Nemati were named men’s and women’s Para archers of 2016 by World Archery at a gala held in Las
 
   
Canada’s Harnock, Jewells, Lancia, McLachlan retire
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-27 kl. 08:15     785 words
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The wheelchair basketball Paralympic and world champions decided it was time to hang up their jerseys. “It has been an honour and a privilege to put on the Canadian jersey for the last eight years and to be a part of such a historic programme.

The wheelchair basketball Paralympic and world champions decided it was time to hang up their jerseys. “It has been an honour and a privilege to put on the Canadian jersey for the last eight years and to be a part of such a historic programme.”
 
   
Watanabe secures home win in Tokyo marathon
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-27 kl. 08:01     402 words
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The Japanese racer finished ahead of Marcel Hug whilst the USA’s Amanda McGrory won the women’s race. Sho Watanabe got the better of Paralympic champion Marcel Hug to give Japan a home win at the Tokyo Marathon on Sunday (26 February).

Sho Watanabe got the better of Paralympic champion Marcel Hug to give Japan a home win at the Tokyo Marathon on Sunday (26 February).Watanabe, 25, clocked 1:28.01 to finish just ahead of Hug (1:28.01) while Tomoki Susuki (1:28.02) clinched third
 
   
Giving Jasmine a fair go
 
 Manning River Times     2017-02-27 kl. 07:45     308 words
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Local Tinonee equestrian Jasmine Chamberlain was awarded with a Variety scholarship at a ceremony in Newcastle.

This year scholarships were awarded across sport, art, music and education, including Australian Paralympian...

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School Games champions to fly the flag at regional finals
 
 Shropshirelive.com     2017-02-27 kl. 07:43     315 words
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School teams from Bridgnorth and Shrewsbury will be representing Shropshire at the England Handball Association’s regional finals after winning the county competition.

Youth sport manager Harry Cade said: “This was the first time we had taken our Shropshire Homes School Games county finals to Much Wenlock, and it was a great success.” Sporting champion Danielle Brown, the Telford-based Paralympic archery gold
 
   
Japan sees 24.04 million inbound visitors in 2016, marking record high for third year running and significant 2.4-fold growth over three years
 
 Antara News     2017-02-27 kl. 07:28     412 words
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AsiaNet 67488 TOKYO, Feb. 23, 2017 (Antara/Kyodo JBN-AsiaNet) -- - Toward Goal of Welcoming 40 Million Inbound Visitors in Run-up to 2020 Tokyo

Toward Goal of Welcoming 40 Million Inbound Visitors in Run-up to 2020 Tokyo. ...Olympic and Paralympic Games - -... High-resolution (HD) videos available for easy and quick viewing and download With demand for tourism growing, and as the host country of the Rugby World Cup 2019 and the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic...

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Not Ordinary, But Extraordinary
 
 BFM 89.9     2017-02-27 kl. 06:31     106 words
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While cats may have nine lives, humans barely get one. We hear the story of Alvin Lim, who cheated death on the operating table after he collided with an oil tanker whilst on his bike en route to Singapore.

Now Malaysia's only hand-cyclist and part of the national Paralympics team, he tells us his inspiring story of the hurdles he overcame, and his goal to reach 2020 Summer Paralympics.
 
   
PyeongChang Becoming Well Versed in Winter Sport -- Monday Memo...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-02-27 kl. 06:31     823 words
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(ATR) Nearly every one of the 15 Winter Olympic sports will have an idea of what the PyeongChang 2018 venues hold in store following another batch of test events beginning this week in South Korea. The IBU World Cup heads to Korea.

Paralympians get their test opportunities at the venues as well.... Olympic Committee Chief of Paralympics Rick Adams. “Thankfully, LA is perfectly suited to host an event of this caliber on a tight timeframe and we can ensure that athletes and teams...
 
   
Amy Donaldson: Wheelchair tennis camp offers introduction to the sport, inspiration to dream
 
 Deseret Morning News     2017-02-27 kl. 05:49     1262 words
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MURRAY — Rick Messer felt like a fool as he attempted to maneuver the specially made wheelchair around the tennis court.

skiing in the Paralympics said he has no doubt he’ll stick with the sport that’s so new to him, he’s still learning the terminology and rules. “It’s a challenge,” he said smiling. “And I like challenges.” Messer said sports, mostly
 
   
Very good to see the Chinises take to winter sports like Cross Country skiing .
 
 Shanghai Daily     2017-02-27 kl. 05:24     692 words
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WHEN Chinese cross-country skier Man Dandan grabbed the country's first gold medal at the Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan on Feb. 20, winter sports fans nationwide were thrilled.

According to the Organizing Committee for the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Beijing will host three events, namely curling, ice hockey and skating, in 12 venues, including eight legacies of the 2008 Summer Games, three

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Morning Movers: Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE:TM), Controladora Vuela Co Avcn SA CV (NYSE:VLRS)
 
 Benchmark Monitor     2017-02-27 kl. 05:18     543 words
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Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE:TM) delivered the first fuel cell bus (FC bus) sold under the Toyota brand to the Bureau of Transportation of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.

Toyota plans to introduce over 100 FC buses mainly within the Tokyo area, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
12 months for dangerous driving causing death
 
 Papua New Guinea National     2017-02-27 kl. 04:47     245 words
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Article Views: 41 A MAN from East New Britain who was responsible for causing the death of young Paralympics athlete Adrian Sawa Lowon in a road accident in Buka has been jailed for 12 months with hard labour.

Article Views: 41 A MAN from East New Britain who was responsible for causing the death of young Paralympics athlete Adrian Sawa Lowon in a road accident in Buka has been jailed for 12 months with hard labour.The Buka District Court sentenced James...
 
   
Amputee event inspiring
 
 Taranaki Daily News     2017-02-27 kl. 02:32     534 words
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Wally Garrett, says technology come along in leaps and bounds. Young people with limb deficiencies, congenital or acquired, are set to push their boundaries and explore what is possible at the Give It A Go Amputee Youth Camp April 7- 9.

 Sunday they will meet and chat with a few of the nation's paralympians.

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Mildura to rally for charity with Dylan Alcott
 
 Tennis Australia     2017-02-27 kl. 02:28     414 words
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ANZ teams with Dylan Alcott OAM to raise money for Chances for Children 27 February 2017 | Tennis Australia Mildura will get a taste of grand

ANZ teams with Dylan Alcott OAM to raise money for Chances for Children 27 February 2017 | Tennis Australia Mildura will get a taste of grand. ...slam action next week when three-time Paralympic gold medallist Dylan Alcott  challenges local Mildura
 
   
Riley Dance Marathon hits close to home
 
 WTHI     2017-02-27 kl. 01:17     303 words
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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – Indiana State University hosted its annual State Dance Marathon Saturday. It’s a student-lead fundraiser where all the money goes to Riley Hospital for Children. The students raised $116,850.99.

He made the United State’s Paralympic team.... Austin competed at the Paralympics in London in 2012 and Rio in 2016.
 
   
Marriott International announces appointment of Alethea Lam as Vice President, Communications for Asia Pacific
 
 TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific     2017-02-26 kl. 23:43     424 words
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New appointments Angelos Restanis - 27 February 2017, 00:20 In her new role, Lam will be managing and orchestrating the company's internal and external communications, including corporate reputation and crisis management.

Embassy during the 2008 Beijing Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Jade Jones out of The Jump: Olympian admits she 'loved every minute' of Channel 4 show
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-02-26 kl. 23:32     85 words
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The Olympian lost out to Paralympian Kadeena Cox with her jump over a metre shorter than her rival’s. Tweeting about her departure, she wrote: “Sad to be leaving, but thanks so much for everyone who has supported me through the weeks!

The Olympian lost out to Paralympian Kadeena Cox with her jump over a metre shorter than her rival’s.
 
   
Heather Bergsma Wins Fifth Straight World Sprint Speedskating Championships Medal, A Silver
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-26 kl. 23:13     433 words
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By Brandon Penny | Feb. 26, 2017, 4:55 p.m. (ET) Heather Bergsma competes in the women's 1,500-meter at the ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships at Gangneung Oval on Feb. 12, 2017 in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Travel › App that calculates taxi fares in advance to be tested in Tokyo
 
 Japan Today     2017-02-26 kl. 23:12     650 words
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By Travel Feb. 27, 2017 - 06:02AM JST ( ) TOKYO — An app that calculates taxi fares in advance of journeys is to be piloted in fiscal 2017 as part of wider efforts to boost taxi use.

This app is designed to offer them peace of mind, thereby stimulating increased taxi use, and to make Japan more tourist-friendly ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Executive Impact › Cool Japan Ambassador Paul Christie talks about plans to highlight a different side of the country
 
 Japan Today     2017-02-26 kl. 23:12     878 words
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TOKYO — Japan is in the middle of a tourism boom. In 2016, according to the Japan National Tourism Organization, the country welcomed 24 million inbound visitors, a rise of 22% on the previous year.

The Japanese government, meanwhile, is targeting an annual figure of 40 million visitors by 2020, the year Tokyo hosts the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Justine Gera Tells Her Story Through Dance
 
 Ground Report     2017-02-26 kl. 22:58     768 words
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Justine Gera’s once-upon-a-time has always included dance. Growing up in British Columbia (B.C.), Canada, the young professional knew dancing was what she wanted to do from a very young age.

Provincial festival, been a principal dancer in the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Opening Ceremony alongside pop artist Fefe Dobson and received a scholarship to attend the prestigious Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts in Toronto.
 
   
Jade Jones is fourth competitor to be eliminated from The Jump 2017
 
 Channel 4     2017-02-26 kl. 22:17     1211 words
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Tonight the remaining competitors battled it out for a place in The Jump 2017 Semi-Final. To secure their place in next week’s show the daring celebrities would have to battle it out in Ski Cross.

Lydia picked up some serious speed leaving the Paralympian and Olympian behind her as she crossed the finish line with Kadeena in second place and Jade in third.... Spencer left Jade still in danger of going home and so it came down to gold medal winning Olympian verses gold medal winning Paralympian...
 
   
Rigged: WADA admits to IOC that evidence Russia is doping its athletes 'insufficient'
 
 Sott.net     2017-02-26 kl. 21:56     1011 words
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      WADA has admitted that Richard McLaren's 2016 report on the alleged use of doping by Russian athletes is " not sufficient to bring successful cases ," the International Olympic Committee said.

Based on the first part of McLaren's report published on June 18, 2016, which presented the results of his investigation into alleged doping at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, WADA recommended that the IOC, the International Paralympic
 
   
Qatari Athletes Sparkle in West Asian Para Games
 
 Enews.Shafaqna.com     2017-02-26 kl. 21:46     14 words
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Sharjah, February 26 (QNA) - Qatar Paralympic team ended their campaign in the prestigious

Qatar Paralympic team ended their campaign in the prestigious. ...inau.
 
   
Budapest's will host World Swimming Championships, but PM urges city to drop Olympic bid
 
 Leisure Management     2017-02-26 kl. 20:43     440 words
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A “stadium-like” new aquatics centre in Budapest has been unveiled ahead of the World Swimming Championships, which will be held at the venue in five months.

The complex was designed for potential use in the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics, which Budapest has bid for.

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Red, White & Trending: Feb. 17-23 - US Olympic Team
 
 TaableNote News     2017-02-26 kl. 20:00     61 words
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What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing? They're training. They're practicing. They're traveling to competitions and meets and games and tournaments. They're relaxing.

Feb. 17-23 - US Olympic Team. What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing?
 
   
The Jump 2017: Amy Willerton vows not to quit following horror crash
 
 Telly Mix     2017-02-26 kl. 19:33     300 words
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The Jump's Amy Willerton has vowed not to be beaten following a bad crash in training. Rather than quitting, Amy says it helped her to "grow a pair of balls".

More celebs on The Jump this year are rugby player Gareth Thomas and Paralympic medallist Kadeena Cox and model Amy Willerton.
 
   
Vadovicova sees off Hiltrop for gold
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-26 kl. 18:37     380 words
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A low round for Germany’s Natascha Hiltrop allowed the Slovakian to take the late lead and eventual victory in R6 at the shooting World Cup.

Ukraine’s Paralympic bronze medallist Oleksii Denysiuk (220.0) and Brazil’s Geraldo Rosenthal (199.2) finished second and third, respectively.

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Rio 2016 Paralympic medallists headline Powerlifting World Cup field
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-26 kl. 18:30     459 words
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Daniel Etchells Sunday, 26 February 2017 A number of medallists from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games are set to compete at the season-opening Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai, where action is due to begin tomorrow.

Rio 2016 Paralympic medallists headline Powerlifting World Cup field.... Daniel Etchells Sunday, 26 February 2017 A number of medallists from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games are set to compete at the season-opening Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai, where...

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Swimming for the Princess
 
 Modern Athlete     2017-02-26 kl. 18:15     1222 words
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If you followed triathlon in South Africa in the 90s and into the 2000s, you definitely would have spotted Dominique Donner-Rodd.

She took over from Tom in 1994 as Head Swimming Coach at the Constantia Health & Racquet and her training squad saw more than 70 athletes receiving provincial colours, of which 16 went on to earn national colours, including Paralympic gold
 
   
Robinson and Dore break own records
 
 Otago Daily Times     2017-02-26 kl. 18:08     542 words
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Two national para records were broken at the weekend’s Otago athletics championships. Holly Robinson and Caitlin Dore each broke their own records in their classes of the javelin throw at the Caledonian Ground yesterday.

at the Rio Paralympics.... McDonald took home the Otago title with 46.80m, while Paralympic medallist Rory McSweeney managed 46.37m, short of the 48.52m he threw in the weekend’s para competition.
 
   
Behind the Headlines Feb. 26, 2017: Driven
 
 The Banner     2017-02-26 kl. 17:33     35 words
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Driven: From a high school robotics team to a Paralympic gold medalist, this week’s show highlights inspiring people who put their passions into action. Plus, a focus on prevention in our Positively Healthy series.

26, 2017: Driven. Driven: From a high school robotics team to a Paralympic gold medalist, this week’s show highlights inspiring people who put their passions into action.
 
   
Scout seeking Paralympic talent at Turnstone
 
 Big News Network     2017-02-26 kl. 17:29     30 words
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Dan Schwieder is on a fishing expedition of sorts this weekend in Fort Wayne.

Scout seeking Paralympic talent at Turnstone.
 
   
Finalists Unveiled For New York Festivals International TV & Film Awards
 
 ShootOnline     2017-02-26 kl. 17:20     1064 words
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New York Festivals® International Television & Film Awards announced its 2017 finalists. Grand Jury members from the international broadcast and film industry selected this year’s finalists from entries submitted from 40 countries.

 “Super Bowl 50” (CBS), 2016 Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony, Olympic Games, Studio, and Paralympic Coverage (SporTV/Globosat), “MLB Network Presents:...PROMOS” SporTV/Globsat; Olympics 2016 and UEFA EURO 2016 (ZDF);2016 Brazil 2016 Paralympic Games...

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ELEMIS announced as Ladies Day Sponsor for Cowes Week 2017
 
 All At Sea     2017-02-26 kl. 16:47     327 words
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Cowes Week Ltd have announced ELEMIS are joining as the Official sponsor of Ladies Day. Noella Gabriel, Co-Founder and Managing Director at ELEMIS, said: “We are delighted to be the official sponsor of Ladies Day at Cowes Week.

In 2016 British Paralympian Hannah Stodel was the eleventh deserving winner of the Ladies Day Trophy in recognition of her phenomenal achievements.
 
   
This centre of sporting excellence is inspiring a generation of new athletes - to play table tennis
 
 Wales Online     2017-02-26 kl. 16:47     554 words
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When Nathan Thomas had to give up his career in Table Tennis no one realised how good it would be for the sport it Wales. But the 30-year-old has gone on to help create a new generation of players.

Read More Rob Davies MBE, GB Paralympic player who won gold in Rio and is the world number one player in his class, trains weekly with Nathan at the club.... Read More Paul Karabardak represented Team GB in the Paralympics in Beijing, London and Rio has...
 
   
Golden girl Alex's star turn
 
 Hook Herald     2017-02-26 kl. 16:35     1525 words
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MORE than 300 East Hampshire sportsmen, women and volunteers who support them were recognised at the sixth annual East Hampshire District Council Sports Awards ceremony at Old Thorns Manor Hotel last week.

Following the London Paralympics, where she won two gold medals in her events, 100m and 400m, plus a silver in the 4x100m relay, Georgie decided to become classified as a parasport athlete.... They are responsible for developing many Paralympians,...

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The Jump 2017 celebrities to take on two ski events in tonight's show
 
 Telly Mix     2017-02-26 kl. 15:45     250 words
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The Jump 2017 is back on Channel 4 tonight and the celebs will be taking on TWO events this time around. It's week four of the competition and ten contestants remain on the show.

More celebs on The Jump this year are rugby player Gareth Thomas and Paralympic medallist Kadeena Cox and model Amy Willerton.
 
   
WADA load of dope: ‘Political motives make Russia fall guy in Olympic war on drugs’
 
 Russia Today     2017-02-26 kl. 15:33     925 words
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The International Olympic Committee has been uncomfortable with the McLaren report for several months now, says Ellis Cashmore, professor of sociology at Aston University, with focus on culture, media and sports.

the IOC, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and all international sporting federations exclude Russia from their competitions.... Additionally, the entire team of Russian Paralympians was also consequently banned from the Rio games without ever...
 
   
Largest Asian Winter Games Close as Snow Blankets Sapporo
 
 Around The Rings     2017-02-26 kl. 15:27     759 words
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8th Asian Winter Games Coverage Proudly Sponsored by the Olympic Council of Asia  (ATR) Abundant snowfall transformed Sapporo into a winter wonderland as the Asian Winter Games came to a close at Makomanai Skating Arena.

large scale Games and when we invite the Olympics and Paralympics, it will be even larger scale, but the Asian Winter Games have given us experience.” Kazakhstan and Japan Skate For Ice Hockey Gold Kazakhstan and Japan shake hands after the hockey
 
   
Schoeneborn claims ninth individual UIPM World Cup victory in Los Angeles
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-26 kl. 15:18     555 words
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Daniel Etchells Saturday, 25 February 2017 World number one Lena Schoeneborn of Germany claimed her ninth individual International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) World Cup victory after winning the women's event in Los Angeles today.

Action in Los Angeles, a candidate city for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, is due to conclude tomorrow with the mixed relay.
 
   
Adi Alifuddin Bags Shot Put Gold In Perak All Comers Athletics Championship
 
 Bernama     2017-02-26 kl. 14:42     89 words
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IPOH, Feb 26 (Bernama) -- National shot put record holder Adi Alifuddin Hussin clinched the shot put gold in the Perak All Comers Athletics Meet held at the Perak Stadium here today.

beating Paralympian Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli (15.74m) and Faris Hazim Jamaluddin (14.04m) from Selangor, who finished second and third respectively.
 
   
Jessie Diggins, Sadie Bjornsen Win Bronze In Team Sprint; Diggins Is First American To Win 4 World Medals
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-26 kl. 14:31     427 words
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By Peggy Shinn | Feb. 26, 2017, 7:24 a.m. (ET) Jessie Diggins (L) and Sadie Bjornsen celebrate on the podium after earning bronze in the team sprint at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships on Feb. 26, 2017 in Lahti, Finland.

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Green space in Ely opened as Queen Elizabeth II Field
 
 Pro Landscaper     2017-02-26 kl. 14:17     268 words
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· Leave a Comment   A green space in Ely, Cardiff has become the latest site dedicated as part of the Queen Elizabeth II Fields Challenge, demonstrating Cardiff Council’s commitment to the protection of public open space.

Hwyel Dda School was one of seven green spaces in Cardiff protected forever by a Deed of Dedication with Fields in Trust, in celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and as a legacy of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012.
 
   
Two weeks of events to showcase Wales kicks off tomorrow in London
 
 Wales Online     2017-02-26 kl. 13:53     715 words
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A fortnight of events and activities to celebrate Welsh business and life begins in London tomorrow. Fifty-two events are planned for Wales Week in London, which is intended both to showcase Wales and leverage Welsh communities in the capital.

Read More Other highlights of the fortnight include Sport Wales hosting a celebration of Wales at the Rio Olympics and Paralympics; the Association of London Welsh Lawyers, Confederation of South Wales Law Societies and Legal Network London’s

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Celebrations on ice as Asian Winter Games declared closed
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-02-26 kl. 13:08     468 words
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Sapporo's Asian Winter Games have been officially closed here at a Closing Ceremony today held on ice at which Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) vice-president Timothy Fok predicted how they will be "back again" soon.

continental extravaganza in a city widely tipped to bid for either the 2026 or 2030 editions of the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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USADA report claims Sir Mo Farah's coach Salazar could have broken
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-26 kl. 12:27     591 words
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Daniel Etchells Sunday, 26 February 2017 Alberto Salazar, the coach of four-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Mo Farah, is facing more questions about whether he broke anti-doping rules to boost the performance of some of his athletes.

Carried out by a Performance Oversight Committee (POC), consisting of Olympic gold medallist Jason Gardener, former British marathon record holder Sarah Rowell and Paralympic wheelchair racer Anne Wafula-Strike, the audit claimed there to be "no

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Strictly Come Dancing 2017 line up! Rumoured celebs revealed
 
 Telly Mix     2017-02-26 kl. 11:57     734 words
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The Strictly Come Dancing 2017 line up is a long way off being confirmed but rumoured celebrities are already popping up.

I’m not sure how I’d handle in the high heels though. “I’m used to wearing my converse so that might be difficult.” Ellie Simmonds Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds is another name tipped to appear on Strictly Come Dancing 2017.
 
   
SA duo struggle at Tokyo Marathon
 
 SASCOC     2017-02-26 kl. 11:21     212 words
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By Elite South African athletes struggled to make an impact at Sunday’s Tokyo Marathon in Japan.

By Elite South African athletes struggled to make an impact at Sunday’s Tokyo Marathon in Japan.Olympian and Paralympian stalwarts Stephen Mokoka and Ernst van Dyk were both in action as Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang ran the fastest marathon on
 
   
Qatari athletes sparkle in West Asian Para Games
 
 Qatar Olympic Committee     2017-02-26 kl. 10:52     113 words
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– Qatar Paralympic team ended their campaign in the prestigious inaugural West Asian Para Games 2017 on high note, by winning the eight place overall   in   Sharjah, United Arab Emirates on Thursday .

Qatari athletes sparkle in West Asian Para Games. – Qatar Paralympic team ended their campaign in the prestigious inaugural West Asian Para Games 2017 on high note, by winning the eight place overall   in   Sharjah, United Arab Emirates on

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PM Modi salutes 'divyang' athletes in Mann ki Baat
 
 Deccan Chronicle     2017-02-26 kl. 10:32     179 words
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Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his monthly radio broadcast ‘Mann ki Baat’ congratulated the Indian blind cricket team for winning the T20 World Cup for the Blind.

The Prime Minister also took time to point out the efforts of the Indian sportspersons who won medals at the 2016 Rio Paralympics.... Deepa Malik became the first Indian woman to win a medal at the Paralympics after she clinched the silver medal in the Women’s Shot Put F53 event. “We must appreciate the success of our divyang athletes at the Rio Paralympics...
 
   
Text of PMs Mann ki Baat programme on All India Radio on 26.02.2017
 
 Business Standard India     2017-02-26 kl. 10:23     314 words
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My Holiday Hotspot with South Africa’s Ilse Hayes
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-26 kl. 10:06     260 words
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Find out where the visually impaired sprinter relaxed after the Rio 2016 Paralympics. This week’s Holiday Hotspot comes from South African sprinter and multiple world and Paralympic champion Ilse Hayes .

Find out where the visually impaired sprinter relaxed after the Rio 2016 Paralympics.... This week’s Holiday Hotspot comes from South African sprinter and multiple world and Paralympic champion Ilse Hayes .The 31-year-old clinched two silver medals at Rio 2016 to add to the five Paralympic...
 
   
Three reasons to follow Dubai powerlifting World Cup
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-26 kl. 10:06     357 words
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The competition opens the 2017 season on 27 February and will be shown live at worldparapowerlifting.org. The 2017 Para powerlifting season gets underway in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Monday (27 February), with a World Cup.

A good indication of form The first competition after a Paralympic Games year always produces some surprise performances.... Paralympic medallists make their season debut The likes of the Netherlands’ Melaica Tuinfort, Hungary’s Nandor Tunkel and Iraq’s...
 
   
Para powerlifting educational courses held in Dubai
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-26 kl. 10:06     414 words
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Over 50 participants from 27 countries took part from 19-26 February, prior to the start of the eighth Fazza 2017 World Para Powerlifting World Cup.

The increasing number of educators and trainers with a Paralympic background ensures that an increased number of courses across regions can take place in the future.... Moreover, the chance to interact and get to know such a diverse group of men and women from around the globe, all bound by a devotion to the Paralympic...

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Sport-life balance keeps Davies grounded
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-26 kl. 10:06     651 words
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The newly crowned British table tennis Paralympic champion wants to stay No. 1 but is not pressuring himself about it. “I’ve accomplished most things that I want to. There is still a World Championships I want to win.

The newly crowned British table tennis Paralympic champion wants to stay No.... But the newly crowned Paralympic champion and No.... He will certainly be the man to beat in Lasko, Slovenia, after a successful Paralympics in Rio 2016 .
 
   
Coach Da Rin speaks on Italy’s ‘very important test’
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-26 kl. 10:06     698 words
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The Italian Para ice hockey team will play Norway, South Korea and Canada from Monday (27 February), in their last major event ahead of the Worlds.

That competition will also act as the Test Event for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games , and the top five finishers will advance directly to the Winter Paralympics.... In general it will be a challenging tournament, with so many close games against high-level opponents.” Canada enter as the favourites, but Da Rin believes the Italians have closed the gap between his team and the Sochi 2014 Paralympic...
 
   
PDN Sports Reporter Katy Clarke enjoys a short-lived scrimmage with Norby Ocampo
 
 Guam Pacific Daily News     2017-02-26 kl. 09:36     386 words
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3:17 p.m. ChT Feb. 26, 2017 Paralympian table tennis player Norby Ocampo, 37, keeps his eyes on the ball during an exhibition game at the Guam Sports Complex gym in Harmon on Jan. 26, 2017.

3:17 p.m. ChT Feb. 26, 2017 Paralympian table tennis player Norby Ocampo, 37, keeps his eyes on the ball during an exhibition game at the Guam Sports Complex gym in Harmon on Jan.
 
   
Norby Ocampo shines as para table tennis player
 
 Guam Pacific Daily News     2017-02-26 kl. 09:36     664 words
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Published 3:12 p.m. ChT Feb. 26, 2017 | Updated 3 hours ago Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last Slide Next Slide Norby

Published 3:12 p.m. ChT Feb. 26, 2017 | Updated 3 hours ago Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last Slide Next Slide Norby. ...Ocampo, a paralympian table tennis player, participates in an exhibition game at the Guam Sports Complex gym in Harmon...
 
   
Host of next Asian Winter Games expected to be confirmed in September
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-02-26 kl. 09:28     334 words
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A host for the next edition of the Asian Winter Games will be decided at September's Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) General Assembly in Ashgabat, it is hoped.

year before either one of them was due to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

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Record number of 194 entries for World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai
 
 Emirates247     2017-02-26 kl. 09:04     685 words
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The 8th Fazza World Para Powerlifting World Cup Dubai 2017 will be held from 25th February to 4th March at the Dubai Club for the Disabled.

Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council (DSC), it is being organised and supervised by the Dubai Club for the Disabled with the support of their strategic partners Dubai Sports Council, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC),

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Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi hails Indian blind cricket team, `divyang` athletes
 
 India.com     2017-02-26 kl. 08:35     240 words
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New Delhi [India], Feb.26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the nation in the 29th edition of his monthly radio broadcast ‘Mann ki

India bagged two Gold, one Silver and one Bronze medal in the Paralympics event.

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Sports › Tokyo 2020 organizers mulling high-tech hydrogen torch
 
 Japan Today     2017-02-26 kl. 08:29     189 words
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Sports Feb. 26, 2017 - 04:00PM JST ( ) TOKYO — The Organizing Committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games is considering using a hydrogen-powered relay torch to light the Olympic flame, according to committee officials.

Sports Feb. 26, 2017 - 04:00PM JST ( ) TOKYO — The Organizing Committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games is considering using a hydrogen-powered relay torch to light the Olympic flame, according to committee officials.The organizers, who...

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ACT’s 5k Rudolph Run – Sunday 4th December 2016
 
 Thomson Webb & Corfield     2017-02-26 kl. 08:17     129 words
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With reindeer antlers and noses at the ready, we took part in Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust’s (ACT’s) Rudolph Run on Sunday 4th December.

runners were presented with a medal by the British Paralympic athlete, Laura Sugar .
 
   
Kishida pledges to support Okinawa to attract more foreign tourists
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-02-26 kl. 08:05     239 words
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TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida vowed Sunday to support efforts to attract more foreign tourists to Okinawa Prefecture in a meeting with Gov. Takeshi Onaga.

Japan aims to attract 40 million tourists in 2020, when it hosts the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

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Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi urges everyone to promote BHIM app, teach at least 125 people how to use it
 
 Indian Express     2017-02-26 kl. 07:19     272 words
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NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant recently claimed that the digital payments app was downloaded a record 17 million times.

He congratulated the Indian blind cricket team on winning the World Cup and appreciated the performance of ‘divyang’ players in Rio Paralympics. “We welcomed the performance of our ‘divyang’ players in Rio Olympics.

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Narendra Modi lauds ISRO for bringing laurels to the nation; Key Highlights 13 mins ago
 
 India.com     2017-02-26 kl. 07:18     697 words
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New Delhi, Feb 26: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the nation through his monthly radio programme, ‘ Mann Ki Baat ‘ and lauded ISRO for

The Prime Minister congratulated Rio Paralympics players and women players who won silver at Asian Rugby Sevens Trophy & Indian team for winning Blind T-20 World Cup for the stellar performance.

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English Translation of the text of PM’s ‘Mann ki Baat’ programme on All India Radio on 26.02.2017
 
 Press Information Bureau     2017-02-26 kl. 07:12     3868 words
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My dear countrymen, Namaskar. Winter is on its way out. Vasant, the season of spring has just started to step into our lives. After the departure of PATJHAD, when old and withered leaves fall, new leaves begin to sprout on the trees. Flowers bloom.

We all hailed the commendable performance by our Divyang Players at Rio Paralympics.

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Text of PM’s ‘Mann ki Baat’ programme on All India Radio on 26.02.2017
 
 Press Information Bureau     2017-02-26 kl. 07:12     3867 words
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Mann ki Baat: Digidhan a Success, Promote BHIM App, Says PM Modi
 
 News18.com     2017-02-26 kl. 07:11     811 words
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation through his monthly radio show, titled 'Mann Ki Baat'. The radio programme is among his many initiatives to connect with people in the remotest parts of the country. here are the key highlights...

Paralympics games.  Feb 26, 2017 11:22 am (IST) Agriculture makes a major contribution to the fundamentals of our country’s economy:

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Scout seeking Paralympic talent at Turnstone
 
 Journal-Gazette     2017-02-26 kl. 07:11     466 words
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With the action of wheelchair basketball games on several courts echoing across the new Turnstone sports facility at 3320 N.

Scout seeking Paralympic talent at Turnstone....the USA Paralympic Sports teams, is looking for talent.... But while explaining the ins and outs of the Paralympics’ Gateway to Gold program to parents and differently abled athletes, he’s also trolling the...
 
   
Kili-Marathon enthusiasts gather, register
 
 IPP Media     2017-02-26 kl. 07:03     427 words
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Hotels and guest houses in the municipality are almost fully booked, a situation showing that the sport’s enthusiasts are ready for the race. Registration for the marathon is expected to end today.

Business Studies (MUCCOBS) venue.” GAPCO marketing manager Caroline Kakwezi, whose firm also sponsors the race, said disabled athletes who will participate in the 10km race, are expected to arrive in Moshi today. “We have already met
 
   
U.S. Women's Cycling Team Wins Team Pursuit Gold At Los Angeles World Cup
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-26 kl. 05:49     321 words
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By Darci Miller | Feb. 25, 2017, 11:45 p.m. (ET) Kelly Catlin, Chloe Dygert, Kim Geist and Jennifer Valente compete in the women's team pursuit at the UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Los Angeles.

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Curling coming home as Scotland awarded 2020 World Championships as part of
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-26 kl. 03:09     718 words
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Daniel Etchells Tuesday, 23 December 2014 The multi-hosting agreement starts with the 2016 European Curling Championships, which will take place at the Braehead Arena in Renfrewshire, and is due to conclude with one of the World Curling Federation (WCF)'s flagship events, the World Men's Curling Championship in 2020 at the newly built SSE Hydro in Glasgow.

"Securing all four locations is a massive boost to the sport, not only internationally but particularly within Scotland as they look to build on interest in curling generated around the time of the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter
 
   
Columnist: How can we stop what divides us from winning?
 
 Asheville Citizen-Times     2017-02-26 kl. 02:56     412 words
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This past Valentine’s Day, Renee and I had a wonderful dinner. As we walked out of the restaurant, Renee stopped dead in her tracks and froze. I followed her gaze to an elderly man sitting by himself.

Consider this: Four visually impaired runners clocked faster times in the men’s 1,500 meters final at the Rio Paralympics than the fully sighted athlete who won gold in the same event at last year’s Olympics.
 
   
Red, White & Trending: Feb. 17-23
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-26 kl. 02:55     1096 words
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By Jamie MacDonald | Feb. 24, 2017, 5:11 p.m. (ET) What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing? They're training. They're practicing.

24, 2017, 5:11 p.m. (ET) What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing?... Life Of Pets It’s no secret that Becca Meyers loves her service dog, which is made abundantly clear in following the three-time Paralympic...
 
   
Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon: Colour | Photos
 
 Bendigo Advertiser     2017-02-26 kl. 02:01     373 words
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All the colour from the 2017 Bendigo event. Photos of the running, cycling an swimming legs will be on the website shortly. Links will also appear on this page.

congratulating race finishers was Rio Paralympian Kate Doughty.
 
   
Return to duty; that's our track, what's yours?
 
 Malaysia Sun     2017-02-26 kl. 01:48     622 words
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VANCOUVER, Canada -- Imagine participating in one of seven winter sports: sledge hockey, alpine skiing and snowboarding, bobsledding, skeleton, cross-country skiing and dog-sledding and hearing the crowd chant, RTD, RTD, RTD? For Sgt.

The two Soldiers in transition are taking advantage of a first-time opportunity for Army Wounded Warriors to participate in the Allied Winter Sports Camp, Soldier On hosted by the Canadian Department of Defence and the Canadian Paralympic Committee
 
   
Chula Vista invites public to be Olympians for a day
 
 San Diego Union Tribune     2017-02-26 kl. 01:34     535 words
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Locals were made to feel as special as Olympians Saturday in a ceremony at the newly dubbed Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center to commemorate the city’s takeover of the Olympic-caliber facility.

honored. “My family members are natural born athletes, so I feel it’s my duty to continue that on.” The event, open to the public, also invited community members to tour the expansive grounds of the facility, watch field hockey and Paralympic
 
   
IOC’s Negative Reaction Proves McLaren Report Politicized – Russian Senator
 
 Sputnik     2017-02-26 kl. 01:27     176 words
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) — "Regardless of what follows, it is already clear that the McLaren report was a political order. Too fast, too blurred, but then – as ordered," Pushkov wrote on Twitter.

On January 30, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced its decision to ban Russian athletes from the qualifying events for the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in South Korea.
 
   
HEALTH: Gluten-free cooking
 
 Daily Mail     2017-02-26 kl. 01:23     631 words
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Sarah Stacey for The Mail on Sunday 00:01 GMT, 26 February 2017

Aged five, Bonnie had one leg amputated and then fought her way to become a US Paralympic skier.
 
   
WATCH: Dual legend Rena Buckley is the Evening Echo Supreme Ladies Sports Star
 
 Evening Echo     2017-02-26 kl. 01:21     513 words
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WATCH: Dual legend Rena Buckley is the Evening Echo Supreme Ladies Sports Star Éamonn Murphy SPORT RENA Buckley was a fitting winner of the Evening Echo Supreme Ladies Sports Star award at a lavish function in the Rochestown Park Hotel on Friday.

2007 – Jessica Scannell (basketball) 2008 – Briege Corkery (GAA dual) 2009 – Olive Loughnane (athletics) 2010 – Derval O’Rourke (athletics) 2011 – Juliet Murphy (ladies football) 2012 – Orla Barry (Paralympics) 2013 – Christina
 
   
A guiding light for blind runners
 
 Tampa Tribune     2017-02-26 kl. 01:13     473 words
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By Scott Purks , Times Correspondent Published: February 25, 2017 TAMPA — Thousands of souls ran from downtown Saturday morning in the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K.

It was another in a growing list of races with Achilles, a non-profit group that pairs disabled athletes with guides.
 
   
From ‘hands that do dishes’ to a bathtime Flake: the changing face of brands on TV
 
 The Guardian     2017-02-26 kl. 01:07     1484 words
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The name British Caledonian – the Scottish airline – is a blast from the past. So, too, is its popular television ad, aired from 1983.

She also praises Channel 4’s 2012 Meet the Superhumans Paralympic campaign alongside its recent decision to offer a million pounds of airtime as a prize for a commercial that feature a positive image of disability, resulting in a 2016 advert for
 
   
First Toyota fuel cell bus rolls into Tokyo
 
 New Atlas     2017-02-26 kl. 00:37     266 words
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2 pictures Toyota's FC Bus runs on hydrogen and can supply electricity in the event of a natural disaster (Credit: Toyota ) View gallery - 2

Paralympic Games. The FC Bus ' fuel cell system was originally developed for Toyota's Mirai fuel cell vehicle (FCV) and has 10 high-pressure tanks holding 600 liters (132 gal) of hydrogen at around 700 bar (690 ATM) of pressure that feed the fuel cell,...
 
   
Ahmedabad hosts state-level paralympics
 
 Indian Express     2017-02-26 kl. 00:29     166 words
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This will be held in collaboration with the state government.

Ahmedabad hosts state-level paralympics.... He said that a special training would be given to the differently-abled sports persons by national-level players who had taken part in the paralympic games.
 
   
Disability no barrier to love
 
 Straits Times     2017-02-25 kl. 22:24     1528 words
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Growing up, Paralympic swimmer Theresa Goh did not know of any disabled people who went on dates. Neither did she see people with disabilities portrayed as being in relationships on television or in the movies.

Growing up, Paralympic swimmer Theresa Goh did not know of any disabled people who went on dates.... The athlete - whose many sports medals include a bronze in the 100m breaststroke SB4 at last year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro - was born with...

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Missing Harry? Meghan Markle seeks comfort in a pal as she is spotted in
 
 Daily Mail     2017-02-25 kl. 21:44     1453 words
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Rebecca EnglishJessica Rach For Mailonline 17:07 GMT, 25 February 2017

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

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Rayleigh Seevic student could join Team GB
 
 Leigh Times     2017-02-25 kl. 21:30     372 words
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FORMER Seevic student Bethany Wheeler, from Rayleigh, could be on her way to team GB. FORMER Seevic student Bethany Wheeler, from Rayleigh, could be on her way to team GB.

She is now focusing on a much bigger dream of making it to the Tokyo Paralympics in 2020.
 
   
Gloucestershire Olympic hopeful considering stepping away from archery after UK Sport funding cut
 
 Gloucester Citizen     2017-02-25 kl. 21:04     348 words
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A Gloucestershire Olympic hopeful is considering stepping away from his sport after UK Sport cut funding for the 2020 Olympic cycle.

A total of £345m will be invested in 31 Olympic and Paralympic sports in this Olympic cycle.

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No Discussion, No Questions, No Taxpayer Disclosure Of Terms As Council Votes Without Dissent To Authorize City Mgm't To Sign Documents Relating To LB's Role In L.A.'s 2024 Olympics Bid
 
 LBReport     2017-02-25 kl. 20:22     1090 words
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On Feb. 22, news broke that Budapest, Hungary had withdrawn its bid to host the games...leaving only Paris and Los Angeles in the running. An agendizing memo for the Feb.

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...
 
   
Welcome to my wonderful, funny life
 
 Sunshine Coast Daily     2017-02-25 kl. 20:08     1110 words
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BEING in a wheelchair, I seem to attract all sorts of people.

This did not take long to attract global attention and is pushing its case to be inducted into the Paralympics.

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Councillors slam decision to refuse civic reception for Paralympic star Nicole
 
 Laois Nationalist     2017-02-25 kl. 19:13     351 words
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Councillors slam decision to refuse civic reception for Paralympic star Nicole A DECISION not to host a full civic reception at county hall for Paralympic star Nicole Turner has been branded “an absolute disgrace”.

Councillors slam decision to refuse civic reception for Paralympic star Nicole.... Councillors slam decision to refuse civic reception for Paralympic star Nicole A DECISION not to host a full civic reception at county hall for Paralympic star Nicole...
 
   
Bahrain wins 15 medals at West Asian Paralympic Games
 
 Bahrain News Agency     2017-02-25 kl. 18:40     200 words
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08 : 33 PM - 25/02/2017 Manama, Feb.25 (BNA): Bahrain clinched 15 medals in total at the first edition of the West Asian Paralympic Games in the UAE.

Bahrain wins 15 medals at West Asian Paralympic Games.... Bahrain clinched 15 medals in total at the first edition of the West Asian Paralympic Games in the UAE.The nationals made a strong impact at the games, winning five gold, three silver and seven...

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Michelle Konkoly Breaks American Record in 50 Yard Free (S9)
 
 SwimSwam     2017-02-25 kl. 18:34     209 words
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2016 Paralympic Champion  Michelle Konkoly has broke the American Record in the 50 yard freestyle for S9s while swimming at the Florida Swimming Spring Senior Champs in Orlando on Saturday. In prelims of the 50 free, Konkoly raced to a 25.

2016 Paralympic Champion  Michelle Konkoly has broke the American Record in the 50 yard freestyle for S9s while swimming at the Florida Swimming Spring Senior Champs in Orlando on Saturday.
 
   
World Para Ice Hockey begins search for athlete representative
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-02-25 kl. 18:28     364 words
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Liam Morgan Saturday, 25 February 2017 World Para Ice Hockey has launched the process to find a player to become athlete representative on their Sport Technical Committee (STC).

Liam Morgan Saturday, 25 February 2017 World Para Ice Hockey has launched the process to find a player to become athlete representative on their Sport Technical Committee (STC).National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) have been asked to submit their

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