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Obändigt driv i "det okända landslaget"
 
 Svenska Fotbollförbundet     2017-02-28 kl. 06:58     911 words
 
Det okända landslagets" historia är en berättelse om ett obändigt driv in i framtiden som andas hopp. Men också en historia om knappa resurser. - Det finns så otroligt mycket kraft och glädje i det här gänget.

De dryga två år av förutsättningslösa diskussioner om samarbete och inkluderingstankar mellan Parasport Sverige och Svenska Fotbollförbundet har bland annat satt igång till ett fördjupat utredningsarbete.
 
   
Mats Green (M): Sluta att diskriminera ridsporten!
 
 Jönköpings-Posten     2017-02-27 kl. 15:57     288 words
 
Som representant för vårt hästtäta Jönköpings län har jag drivit frågan om att inte utesluta ridning från friskvårdsavdraget. Ett oförsvarbart sakförhållande ur alla perspektiv.

Ridning är alltså Sveriges näst största handikappidrott.
 
   
Godkänd debut i landslaget
 
 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2017-02-27 kl. 11:22     342 words
 
Det är pingisens svar på Gothia cup, en jättetävling med 500 deltagare från 39 länder. Så gick det för Motalatrion som var med i Safir open. Västers unga tjej Felicia Szerman gjorde debut i ungdomslandslaget under tävlingen.

Emil Andersson och Linus Karlsson var efter silvret i Paralympics i Rio de Janeiro nominerade till Svenska idrottsgalan som årets lag och de vann som årets lag på den svenska paragalan.jens bollius.
 
   
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Ghana To Face Nigeria In Skate Soccer On March 19
 
 Modern Ghana     2017-02-28 kl. 08:31     330 words
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The Ghana Skate Soccer Association is organizing a skate soccer match between Ghana and Nigeria dubbed ‘Binatone International Unity Skate Soccer Fiesta’ next month.

Nigeria is very strong in Skate Soccer with the first game of the Paralympic sport held in Lagos, Nigeria.
 
   
Stars of the future: Kenzie
 
 Northwest Tasmania Advocate     2017-02-28 kl. 07:14     406 words
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Deon Kenzie shares his memories from winning The Advocate/IGA Junior Sport awards in 2013 Deon Kenzie believes his career had only blossomed since receiving recognition from his Coastal peers back in 2013.

shining light on the athletics track in the last few years, highlighted by his silver medal at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games....recognition for all your hard work. “Local awards are fantastic and it was a huge privilege and I’d strongly suggest that people nominate this year.” The Paralympian...
 
   
Global companies invited to Olympics
 
 Beijing International     2017-02-28 kl. 07:07     70 words
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Strong partnerships expected as marketing effort launched A major component leading up to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics shot out of the gate and started heading down a promising course as the event's marketing effort was launched on Monday.

six months of research with the International Olympic Committee, the Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympics and Paralympics began its official marketing program for the winter sports extravaganza.
 
   
Wheelchair users march for peace in Nay Pyi Taw
 
 Eleven Myanmar     2017-02-28 kl. 06:54     254 words
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A campaign led by wheelchair users arrived in Nay Pyi Taw on February 27  and stopped there for a night. The campaign’s goals are to bring awareness the civil war,  peace dialogues, and to the giving assistance to the IDPs.

The campaign comprises a selection of former disabled athletes and so far, they have collected more than 40,000 signatures for peace.
 
   
Statistical Communiqué of the People's Republic of China on the 2016 National Economic and Social Development
 
 Foreign Affairs.co.nz     2017-02-28 kl. 05:40     11484 words
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MIL OSI Asia Pacific – Source: National Bureau of Statistics of China Headline: Statistical Communiqué of the People’s Republic of China on the

In Rio Paralympics, China’s athletes won 107 gold medals, topping again both the gold medal tally and the overall medal standings.

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Digital adspend hits 1tr yen in Japan
 
 WARC     2017-02-28 kl. 05:37     315 words
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TOKYO: Digital advertising expenditure in Japan rose 13% last year to top one trillion yen for the first time, while spending on traditional media dipped 0.4%, according to research from Dentsu. Taken together, total spending rose 1.9% to 6.

Taken together, total spending rose 1.9% to 6.3 trillion yen ($55.8bn), thanks to a combination of global events like the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, and more local ones like the G7 Summit held in Shima in May.
 
   
Ukraine's first wheelchair model breaks taboos
 
 New Straits Times     2017-02-28 kl. 05:21     646 words
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KIEV: When Alexandra Kutas headlined a recent fashion show in Kiev it was not just a personal dream come true but also a victory for disabled people in her homeland Ukraine.

And then she suddenly came across a 1999 show of Alexander McQueen, the late British designer, where Aimee Mullins, a world-class Paralympic athlete, modelled in his statuesque and beautiful prosthetic legs. “It was a huge stimulus for me, a huge

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Pressure mounts in Salmon’s World ParaAthletics’ campaign
 
 Wagga Wagga Daily Advertiser     2017-02-28 kl. 04:57     284 words
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“This is the fittest I’ve ever been, physically, the strongest I’ve ever been, mentally,” Carly Salmon said. Scott Reardon flew the flag for the Riverina, winning gold at Rio, but there’s another Tokyo 2020 Paralympics hopeful in our midst.

Scott Reardon flew the flag for the Riverina, winning gold at Rio, but there’s another Tokyo 2020 Paralympics hopeful in our midst.Carly Salmon, 17, is training in Wagga to qualify for the World ParaAthletics Championships at London, in July.
 
   
Dangerous Redondo Beach intersection gets new striping in aftermath of $35 million verdict
 
 Daily Breeze     2017-02-28 kl. 04:14     917 words
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Weeks after a former UCLA football player was awarded $35 million by a jury in his negligence lawsuit against Caltrans, the problematic Redondo Beach intersection where he was severely injured in 2012 has been striped with new lines to improve safety.

Ekbatani said Monday he has dreams of competing in the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.
 
   
Confessions of disabled S'poreans about the difficulties of finding love and maintaining relationships
 
 Stomp.com.sg     2017-02-28 kl. 03:20     1620 words
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Singapore Posted on 28 February 2017 | 55 views | 0 comments Rude waiters sometimes bypass Mr Jovin Tan, a national sailor, and give Ms Anna Cher th...

Venessa Lee The Straits Times 26 February 2017 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...
 
   
RVYC Paralympians national sailors of the year
 
 Parksville Qualicum News     2017-02-28 kl. 03:12     271 words
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John McRoberts and Jackie Gay receive the National Sailing Award of the Year in Toronto. — image credit: Photo contributed John McRoberts and Jackie Gay received the National Sailing Award of the Year recently in Toronto.

RVYC Paralympians national sailors of the year.... Photo contributed John McRoberts and Jackie Gay received the National Sailing Award of the Year recently in Toronto.The SKUD team was recognized for their outstanding achievements at the 2016 Rio Paralympic...

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Adaptive rower makes waves at World Indoor Championship
 
 Pittsburgh Tribune Review     2017-02-28 kl. 03:00     530 words
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After losing his right lower leg to an improvised explosive device while serving in Iraq 11 years ago, Bob Kaminski was determined that nothing would hold him back. Kaminski, 36, took that can-do spirit to the C.R.A.S.H.-B.

Founded by Prince Harry, the games are an international Paralympic-style event in which wounded and sick armed services personnel and veterans take part in sports, including indoor rowing.
 
   
Canadian Jiu-Jitsu championship cancelled because sport violates Criminal Code
 
 CBC     2017-02-28 kl. 02:57     538 words
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Article 83 of Canadian Criminal Code states that only combat sports recognized by IOC are legal Montreal was supposed to host the Canadian championship of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu over the weekend, but the event was postponed after it was declared illegal.

Only IOC combat sports allowed Article 83 of the Canadian Criminal Code states that only contests of combat sports that are "on the programme of the International Olympic Committee or the International Paralympic Committee" can be held.
 
   
Nick Butler: Stalling IOC are still missing the point about McLaren Report
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-28 kl. 02:20     1549 words
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Nick Butler Monday, 27 February 2017 Sport, as in other walks of life, has a funny way of only listening to opinions and evidence with which it agrees. A conveniently commissioned “independent report” will invariably appear to back-up a chosen view, while a coterie of loyal disciples will always be on hand to correct anything which deviates.

Paralympic Games. One, led by former Swiss Confederation President Samuel Schmid, is addressing “substantial allegations about the potential systematic manipulation of the anti-doping samples”.... The first is the stark difference in tone here from language used by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and the International Paralympic...

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Special Luncheon for Women
 
 Fiji Sun     2017-02-28 kl. 02:18     245 words
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A luncheon to recognise Women with Disability, not only as an athlete but administrators has been set for Thursday at the Suva Holiday Inn. This was confirmed yesterday by FASANOC Women in Sports Commission chairperson Susie Yee.

going to be invited for the luncheon. “They are going to be there together with an interpreter along with the chef de mission to the 2016 Paralympic Games, Mereoni Laveti Ropaigealach.” Yee said 2016 Sportswoman of the Year, Merewalesi Roden
 
   
The Daily Travel Agent Bite: Tues 28 Feb
 
 KarryOn     2017-02-28 kl. 02:16     1288 words
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Skill up on all you need to know with bite sized travel news designed specifically to help you, the Travel Agent, be your best today and tomorrow. 1.

  10. Korea Tourism pumps Aussies up for the Winter Olympic Games Korea Tourism Organization’s President Jung, Chang-soo invited industry friends to get excited about the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic & Paralympic Games during a special luncheon
 
   
Cochranite named to Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame
 
 Rocky View Weekly     2017-02-28 kl. 01:56     677 words
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Making it into any Hall of Fame is one of the greatest accomplishments in a career in sports and for Cochrane’s Ozzie Sawicki, that accomplishment was finally achieved. On Feb.

Cochranite named to Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame.... On Feb.21, Sawicki, along with four other people involved in Paralympic sports, was named to the 2017 Class of the Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame....Athletics program under the Athletics Canada banner from 2009-2011 and also served as the performance advisor to Canada’s Para Equestrian team during the 2012 Summer Paralympics...
 
   
'I have to keep trying'
 
 BBC     2017-02-28 kl. 01:43     848 words
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Image copyright Last week, Paralympian David Smith saw the first MRI scan in almost four years that did not show evidence of a life-threatening tumour. He says it allows him, for the next six months at least, to focus on his goals.

Image copyright Last week, Paralympian David Smith saw the first MRI scan in almost four years that did not show evidence of a life-threatening tumour.... In 2002, he was the brakeman in a British World Cup bobsleigh team and 10 years later won a gold medal as a rower in a mixed coxed fours at the London Paralympics...

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Anna Meares Velodrome fitting host for TrackNATS battle
 
 Australian Olympic Committee     2017-02-28 kl. 01:11     1190 words
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TRACK CYCLING: Brisbane’s Anna Meares Velodrome will provide the perfect setting for a battle of supremacy between Australia’s female sprinters at the 2017 Cycling Australia Track National Championships beginning on March 2.

Following in the wheels of Morton, who forged her career as a Tandem Pilot winning gold at the 2012 London Paralympic Games, is Maddie Janssen (VIC), 22, who claimed bronze at the Rio Paralympics, and Holly Takos (SA), 21, who represented Australia
 
   
Paralympic trials start at Camp Pendleton
 
 San Diego Union Tribune     2017-02-28 kl. 01:08     257 words
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Several hundred injured Marines and warriors from across the globe are set to converge on Camp Pendleton for the seventh annual Marine Corps Trials kicking off March 4.

Paralympic trials start at Camp Pendleton.
 
   
Disabled athlete's special wheelchair stolen
 
 KRIS-TV     2017-02-28 kl. 00:58     261 words
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CORPUS CHRISTI - Enrique Arredondo's lost his leg a few year ago. Just last year he started playing basketball using a special wheelchair. This past weekend hi specialized wheelchair was stolen.  "I asked them.

Disabled athlete's special wheelchair stolen.
 
   
Omar bags gold on opening day of Fazza powerlifting
 
 The Gulf Today     2017-02-28 kl. 00:02     332 words
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DUBAI: Jordan’s Omar Sami Hamadeh Qaradah won the first gold medal of the 8th Fazza World Para Powerlifting World Cup Dubai 2017 on offer in the

strategic partners Dubai Sports Council, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the General Authority for Youth and Sports Welfare (GAYSW), and the UAE Paralympic Committee with the participation of 194 athletes from 33 countries.
 
   
University of Alabama building $10 million facility for athletes with disabilities
 
 Ledger-Enquirer     2017-02-27 kl. 23:55     309 words
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The University of Alabama is building a $10 million facility for athletes with disabilities. The groundbreaking was Feb. 23 in Tuscaloosa. Construction is scheduled to finish in late Fall 2017.

More than 20 UA student-athletes and coaches participated in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio.
 
   
Forsyth legislators pursue renewal of pilot sports program for students with disabilities
 
 Winston-Salem Journal     2017-02-27 kl. 23:50     448 words
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Two Forsyth County legislators have filed a bill that would renew annual state funding for a pilot sports-participation program for students with disabilities. Former Gov.

In 2009, the N.C. High School Athletic Association made a place for disabled athletes to compete with their high school teams and score points in the state meets.... Questions about wheelchair athletes scoring points — Ruvolis and Lumamba were the only ones competing as disabled athletes...
 
   
Blind adventurer featured speaker for STARS 10th anniversary event
 
 Steamboat Pilot & Today     2017-02-27 kl. 23:07     621 words
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Steamboat Springs — Lonnie Bedwell had never mountain climbed, kayaked or skied for more than a half of a run before going blind nearly 20 years ago.

STARS Mountain Challenge Participating teams in the STARS Mountain Challenge pair up with Olympians, Paralympians and celebrity ambassadors to compete in a series of fun challenges at Steamboat Ski Area for athletes of all abilities.
 
   
Shabait.com: Remarks by Ambassador Estifanos AfeworkiBerhane Habtemariam
 
 Dehai     2017-02-27 kl. 22:58     869 words
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Remarks made  by Ambassador Estifanos Afeworki   of the  State  of Eritrea to Japan on the  Occasion  of the Reception held  to Honor Ambassador

The long journey  of Eritrea  to independence    and  its past participation in Tokyol  964 and the  coming Tokyo2020 Olympics  and  Paralympics    is  a memorable   phenomenon    for our generation   and somehow   ... Ministry  of Tokyo  Olympics  and  Paralympics...

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Wind power on steroids: Typhoon turbines to provide the ultimate clean energy to Japan by 2020
 
 Before It's News     2017-02-27 kl. 22:48     606 words
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Vertical axis wind turbine [credit: Challenergy] ‘Wind power on steroids’ or another madcap ‘sustainability’ scheme that never gets off the ground? No mention of storage, and typhoons are far from everyday events.

by the typhoon turbines will be available by 2020 – in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.... Based on our market research, we need to scale up this electricity output to at least 10kW, 10 times bigger than that of the test unit. “We are now developing the detailed design of 10kW wind turbine and by 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
JT Physiotherapy and Reformer Pilates Derry gets off to a flying start
 
 Derry News     2017-02-27 kl. 22:45     381 words
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15:00 Monday 27th of February 2017 Derry's newest physiotherapy and Reformer Pilates clinic has got off to a flying start since opening its doors last November.

So far, our Reformer Pilates classes are proving very popular among people aged 25 – 70 as it's a low impact exercise with great benefits.” Johnny currently works with Athletics Ireland, Cycling Ireland, Paralympics Ireland and the FAI on a
 
   
State Dance Marathon exceeds goal
 
 Indiana Statesman     2017-02-27 kl. 22:24     441 words
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Indiana State Dance Marathon hosted its eighth annual dance marathon fundraiser for the Riley Hospital for Children this past Saturday. This all-day event was extremely successful, raising approximately $116,850 for the kids at Riley.

Austin also discussed his Paralympic endeavors and his other career highlights as a Paralympic swimmer for Team USA. “When they got up there and were talking about the impact that this makes, I thought I was going to cry.
 
   
Global companies invited to Olympics
 
 CHINAdaily Europe     2017-02-27 kl. 22:20     525 words
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Strong partnerships expected as marketing effort launched A major component leading up to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics shot out of the gate and started heading down a promising course as the event's marketing effort was launched on Monday.

six months of research with the International Olympic Committee, the Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympics and Paralympics began its official marketing program for the winter sports extravaganza.

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Science, tech can improve lives of specially-abled
 
 New Delhi Pioneer     2017-02-27 kl. 22:13     1036 words
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tional Science Day is being celebrated every year on February 28 all over India to commemorate the invention of the Raman Effect by the Indian physicist Sir Chandrasekhar Venkata Raman on the same day in the year 1928.

Accordingly, assistive technology can be found in sports ranging from local community recreation to elite Paralympic games.
 
   
PyeongChang 2018 Mascot Videos...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-02-27 kl. 22:07     144 words
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Watch the 15 Winter Olympic sporting disciplines come to life with the latest PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Mascot animation video featuring Soohorang (The White Tiger)! The video is available for your download and use.

The video is courtesy of POCOG.  Click here to view the video !  Animated video featuring Bandabi (The Black Bear), mascot for the Paralympic Games will be shared with soon so stay tuned for that.

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IWBF awards 2017 Americas Cup to Cali
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-02-27 kl. 22:04     258 words
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The International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) Americas has confirmed that Colombian city Cali will host the 2017 Americas Cup.

America won Paralympic gold medals in the men's and women's wheelchair basketball competitions at Rio 2016 © The US won gold medals in both the men’s and women’s competitions at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.  They beat Spain in

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The Team GB heroes devastated by UK Sport's funding cuts
 
 The Independent     2017-02-27 kl. 21:58     1463 words
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After seven British sports had their funding cut by UK Sport ahead of Tokyo 2020, talks exclusively to those affected and the bleak future that now lies ahead

television, life is very different for a select group of Britain's Olympic and Paralympic heroes.... Those figures meant Great Britain became the first nation to better its medal haul in both the Olympics and Paralympics in the Games after being hosts.
 
   
Sure, I'll hit a few
 
 Guam Pacific Daily News     2017-02-27 kl. 21:39     604 words
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PDN Sports Reporter Katy Clarke enjoys a short-lived scrimmage with Norby Ocampo Subscribe today for full access on your desktop, tablet, and mobile device. Subscribe Now Share This Story!

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.
 
   
Cross country trails, events and adventures await in Whistler
 
 Travel and Tour World     2017-02-27 kl. 21:38     352 words
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Set out on a self-propelled Nordic adventure in Whistler this winter. With more than 160 kilometres of trails to discover, Whistler’s cross-country scene serves up options for everyone from first-timers to seasoned professionals.

Relive the magic of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games with a visit to the Whistler Olympic Park.
 
   
Wicklow Garda Youth Awards-Christopher and Timothy Hopkins
 
 Wicklownews.net     2017-02-27 kl. 21:05     456 words
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Timothy and Christopher Hopkins from Roundwood receive their youth award from Assistant Chief Commissioner Fintan Fanning and Superintendent Pat Ward at the 2nd Annual Wicklow Garda Youth Awards which was held in the Grand Hotel, Wicklow Town.

They have both been members of the junior Paralympic training squad.  Despite their challenges and busy lives both boys find time to volunteer in the community.  Timothy with Enable Ireland Silverpines Bray and Christopher volunteers in the Cancer
 
   
From The Paper Route To The World Championships, Jason Macom Has Found A Home On A Bike
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-27 kl. 20:58     805 words
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By Stuart Lieberman | Feb. 27, 2017, 12:19 p.m. (ET) Jason Macom will make his debut with the U.S. Paralympics Cycling team at the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships in Los Angeles.

Paralympics Cycling team at the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships in Los Angeles.  Arkansas native Jason Macom has been cycling since he was a child, having fallen in love with bikes when he had a paper route in the sixth grade.

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Social Media Round-Up: 20 – 26 February 2017
 
 British Judo Association     2017-02-27 kl. 20:51     622 words
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In the first of a new weekly feature on our website we’re bringing you a social media round-up from the last week in British Judo Gemma Howell was

1em; max-height: 1em;" />Great to see the young gunz perform! @britishjudo @paralympics @paralympicsgb_official #germany #coach #judo #bjj #sport #instagram #picoftheday #travelgram A post shared by Denny Roberts (@dennyroberts83) on Feb 26, 2017 at...
 
   
ROAD TO 2024: IOC Plans Changes to Bidding Process
 
 iSportConnect     2017-02-27 kl. 20:46     214 words
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Top News Monday, 27 February 2017 11:45 The International Olympic Committee has vowed to change the Olympic and Paralympic bidding process, after Budapest became the fourth prospective host to withdraw their interest in the event.

Top News Monday, 27 February 2017 11:45 The International Olympic Committee has vowed to change the Olympic and Paralympic bidding process, after Budapest became the fourth prospective host to withdraw their interest in the event.IOC spokesman Mark
 
   
Why can’t disabled people dance…?
 
 New Internationalist     2017-02-27 kl. 20:40     1437 words
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Stopgap Dance Company’s Executive Producer reveals the systemic disadvantages in the dance industry that make it difficult for disabled people to become professional dancers.

The popularity and respect for performances involving disabled dancers has grown since the success of the London 2012 Paralympic...
 
   
Natasha Baker's Cabral passed away
 
 British Dressage     2017-02-27 kl. 20:28     362 words
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last updated on February 27, 2017 16:19 Natasha Baker is stunned by the sudden death of her Paralympic gold medal winning horse.

Natasha Baker's Cabral passed away. last updated on February 27, 2017 16:19 Natasha Baker is stunned by the sudden death of her Paralympic gold medal winning horse.Cabral, known to friends as “JP”, died suddenly on the morning of Sunday 26

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11 Vancouver business events to check out in March
 
 Daily Hive - Vancouver     2017-02-27 kl. 20:22     903 words
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A brand new month means a great opportunity to add new skills to your resume. Get networking with our checklist of Vancouver business events to check out this March.

Also featuring Rich Hansen, Paralympic athlete and founder of the Rick Hansen Foundation.
 
   
Brick Hockey Player Headed To World Maccabiah Games
 
 Brick Patch     2017-02-27 kl. 20:18     421 words
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BRICK, NJ — A Brick Township hockey player has been chosen to represent the United States at this summer's Maccabiah Games in Israel.

Open, Junior, Masters, and Paralympics.
 
   
Nashville Church of Scientology Welcomes Community to Concert for World Health Day
 
 Before It's News     2017-02-27 kl. 20:15     334 words
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The Nashville Church of Scientology is welcoming the community to a concert this year to observe World Health Day.

both the Olympic and Paralympic celebrations, The Jive Aces have truly established themselves as the UK’s top Jive & Swing band.” “We’re helping people learn about being healthy in a fun, upbeat way,” says Rev.
 
   
Good medal haul for GB squad at VI German Open
 
 British Judo Association     2017-02-27 kl. 20:01     336 words
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British judoka came away with six medals at the Visually Impaired German Open in Heidelberg on Saturday 25 February.

action on the day. Chris Skelley and Natalie Greenhough were among the returning Paralympians in the field on Saturday.... Both were fighting in a VI judo competition for the first time since last year’s Paralympic Games though Skelley had fought at the...
 
   
Toyota delivers first fuel cell bus to Tokyo
 
 Metro Magazine     2017-02-27 kl. 19:54     362 words
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Toyota Toyota Motor Corp. 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.
 
   
Oman Sports: Ministry of Sports Affairs honours achievers of 2016
 
 Times of Oman     2017-02-27 kl. 19:48     408 words
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Muscat: Oman’s CISM World Cup winning military football team as well as young Omani racing champions Shihab and Mohammed Al Habsi were the centre of

Championship, the football team who bagged the third place in the 3rd GCC Festival for Juniors in Qatar, the national volleyball, swimming, equestrian, camel racing, bodybuilding, cycling teams and paralympic athletes.Sports Reporter.
 
   
India Calling: What it’s like to broadcast cricket in a country with a billion fans
 
 The Roar     2017-02-27 kl. 19:34     3387 words
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A s a sports broadcaster, very few things can surpass commentating cricket in India. In more than two decades at the ABC, I experienced multiple Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games and covered world championships in numerous sports.

In more than two decades at the ABC, I experienced multiple Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games and covered world championships in numerous sports.But commentating cricket was my greatest passion, and commentating in India was always at the

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IPC President Sir Philip Craven to Visit Iran: Official
 
 Kayhan International     2017-02-27 kl. 19:32     191 words
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TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee, will attend Iran’s Para Athletic League in May, an Iranian official announced.

Official. TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee, will attend Iran’s Para Athletic League in May, an Iranian official announced.The competition will bring a total of 450 men and women athletes together...
 
   
Photos of the week Feb.20-26
 
 San Antonio Express-News.com     2017-02-27 kl. 19:14     7374 words
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Photo: Robin Jerstad, Freelance / San Antonio Express News Image 1 of / 78 Caption Close Image 1 of 78 Aven Horn of Abilene, Tx.

Photo: Billy Calzada, Staff / San Antonio Express-News Image 57 of 78 Kari Miller, a paralympian who is forming a sitting volleyball team, returns the ball at Morgan's Wonderland on Thursday, Feb.... 23, 2017. Kari Miller, a paralympian who is forming a...
 
   
Anne Hidalgo au Japon pour consolider les liens entre Tokyo 2020 et Paris 2024...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-02-27 kl. 18:53     486 words
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Anne Hidalgo a visité aujourd’hui à Tokyo deux sites qui accueilleront des épreuves aquatiques pour les Jeux Olympiques et Paralympiques de 2020.

Anne Hidalgo au Japon pour consolider les liens entre Tokyo 2020 et Paris 2024...Anne Hidalgo a visité aujourd’hui à Tokyo deux sites qui accueilleront des épreuves aquatiques pour les Jeux Olympiques et Paralympiques de 2020.La Maire de Paris a

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Anne Hidalgo in Japan to Strengthen Ties Between Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024
 
 Around The Rings     2017-02-27 kl. 18:53     440 words
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Anne Hidalgo visited today in Tokyo two sites that will host the aquatic events for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.

Anne Hidalgo visited today in Tokyo two sites that will host the aquatic events for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.The Mayor of Paris reaffirmed on this occasion its desire to consolidate the links between the project and the Tokyo bid
 
   
Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic mascot stars in video showcasing winter sports
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-02-27 kl. 18:38     289 words
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Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic mascot Soohorang stars in a new video released by the Organising Committee showcasing all the sport disciplines that will features at next year’s Games.

  A similar animated video featuring Asiatic black bear Bandabi, the mascot for the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympics, is due to be released soon.... The Games in South Korea are due to take place from February 9 to 25, while the Paralympics are scheduled for...

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Church Farm Equestrian Centre Supports Disabled Access Day
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-02-27 kl. 18:33     454 words
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C hurch Farm Equestrian Centre, based in Bristol, 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

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March Health Briefs
 
 Las Cruces Sun-News     2017-02-27 kl. 18:18     7681 words
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Women working out in gym together (Photo: nd3000, /iStockphoto) AMBERCARE HOSPICE Ambercare needs individuals to offer comfort and support to patients and their families.

Paralympic ski racer and cancer survivor, Josh Sundquist, will be the featured speaker.

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Lamour makes it a three-horse race for CNOSF Presidency
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-02-27 kl. 17:34     357 words
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French Fencing Federation (FFE) President Isabelle Lamour has joined the race to become President of the French National Olympic and Sports Committee (CNOSF).

Denis Masseglia is being challenged by Isabelle Lamour and David Douillet for the CNOSF Presidency © The May 11 vote will come at a critical juncture for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid.

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Officials confident of marketing program for Beijing 2022
 
 Global Times     2017-02-27 kl. 16:56     236 words
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Source:Xinhua Published: 2017/2/27 23:30:15 After the marketing program for the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (Beijing 2022) was

2017/2/27 23:30:15 After the marketing program for the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic...

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Countries share the spoils on opening day of World Cup
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-27 kl. 16:46     524 words
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Five different countries all won gold in Dubai on the first day of competition at the World Para Powerlifting World Cup.

In the absence of Vietnam’s Paralympic champion Le Van Cong, Rio 2016 silver medallist Qarada eased to World Cup gold.

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insidethegames.biz poll shows 50/50 split on joint 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games awarding
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-02-27 kl. 16:24     575 words
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An insidethegames.biz poll has found that opinions are split on whether the International Olympic Committee (IOC) should award the 2024 and 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games simultaneously at their Session in the Peruvian capital of Lima in September.

An insidethegames.biz poll has found that opinions are split on whether the International Olympic Committee (IOC) should award the 2024 and 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games simultaneously at their Session in the Peruvian capital of Lima in

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Beijing unveils plan for marketing of 2022 Olympic Games
 
 Global Times     2017-02-27 kl. 16:21     313 words
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By Li Xuanmin Source:Global Times Published: 2017/2/27 22:53:40 The Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

2017/2/27 22:53:40 The Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. ...(BOCOG) officially unveiled the marketing program for the event on Monday, BOCOG Chairman Guo Jinlong announced at a press briefing on Tuesday.

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David chosen for British squad
 
 Cornish Today     2017-02-27 kl. 16:04     46 words
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By Cornish Times in Other Sports Paralympian David Wetherill (Class 6), from Torpoint, has been chosen in a squad of 12 athletes representing the British Para Table Tennis Team in the Lignano Master Open in Italy this week (March 1-4).

By Cornish Times in Other Sports Paralympian David Wetherill (Class 6), from Torpoint, has been chosen in a squad of 12 athletes representing the British Para Table Tennis Team in the Lignano Master Open in Italy this week (March 1-4).Share this
 
   
IPC President praises Japan’s adoption of universal design
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-02-27 kl. 15:44     503 words
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In a meeting with Japan’s Prime Minister Abe on Wednesday afternoon (22 February) in Tokyo, International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven praised the Japanese government for the approval of the Universal Design 2020 Action Plan.

In a meeting with Japan’s Prime Minister Abe on Wednesday afternoon (22 February) in Tokyo, International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven praised the Japanese government for the approval of the Universal Design 2020 Action
 
   
Alaryani takes home win at shooting World Cup
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-27 kl. 15:04     430 words
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Great Britain’s Ryan Cockbill also beat Ukraine’s Paralympic champion Vasyl Kovalchuk for gold to conclude competition in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. Cockbill shot three 10.

Great Britain’s Ryan Cockbill also beat Ukraine’s Paralympic champion Vasyl Kovalchuk for gold to conclude competition in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.... Cockbill shot three 10.9s in the elimination stages and saw off young Swedish shooter Philip Jonsson and Ukraine’s Paralympic...

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WADA and McLaren cause damage to global sport
 
 Pravda     2017-02-27 kl. 14:58     537 words
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Irina Rodnina (RIA Novosti) The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has acknowledged that the report prepared by Richard McLaren's independent commission did not contain enough evidence to establish that Russian athletes were violating anti-doping rules.

I think, it is up to the Federation, the athletes themselves, the Olympic Committee and most importantly the Paralympic Committee to decide.
 
   
Høyer nominated unopposed as President of the Badminton World Federation
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-02-27 kl. 14:56     519 words
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Denmark’s Poul-Erik Høyer has been nominated unopposed to lead the Badminton World Federation (BWF) for a second successive term.

Both are set to serve their second four-year terms, with Kurzo tasked with spearheading preparations for badminton’s Paralympic Games debut at Tokyo 2020.

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Beijing 2022 announce marketing program
 
 Namibia Press Agency     2017-02-27 kl. 14:43     74 words
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Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. BEIJING, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- The marketing program for the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (Beijing 2022) was officially launched by the organizers here on Monday.

BEIJING, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- The marketing program for the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (Beijing 2022) was officially launched by the organizers here on Monday.The marketing program comprises three major parts, namely sponsorships...

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ROAD TO 2024: Petition for Paris Referendum Gains Over 5000 Signatures
 
 iSportConnect     2017-02-27 kl. 14:24     198 words
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Several online petitions have been launched in an effort to force a referendum on Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Several online petitions have been launched in an effort to force a referendum on Paris' bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.A similar campaign in Hungary put paid to Budapest's bid to host the 2024 Games, and several online petitions

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Japan targets national parks as next big tourism draw
 
 Attractions Management     2017-02-27 kl. 14:07     278 words
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Japan’s Environment Ministry wants to capitalise on the country’s tourism boom, unveiling plans to draw 10 million overseas visitors to its national parks on an annual basis by 2020 – the year of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Japan’s Environment Ministry wants to capitalise on the country’s tourism boom, unveiling plans to draw 10 million overseas visitors to its national parks on an annual basis by 2020 – the year of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic

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How to get the bounce-back factor
 
 BeautyBible.com     2017-02-27 kl. 14:06     665 words
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Resilience is a buzzword in psychology. Put simply, it is the rubber-ball factor that allows you to bounce back from tough times and continue, stronger than ever.

Aged five, Bonnie had one leg amputated and then fought her way to become a US Paralympic skier.
 
   
Narendra Modi hails Indian blind cricket team, ‘divyang’ athletes
 
 The Freepress Journal     2017-02-27 kl. 13:31     260 words
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Narendra Modi hails Indian blind cricket team, ‘divyang’ athletes — By ANI | Feb 27, 2017 12:13 am FOLLOW US: New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra

India bagged two Gold, one Silver and one Bronze medal in the Paralympics event.
 
   
Was the ski-cross tough enough? And where was Caprice? The Jump, episode
 
 The Telegraph     2017-02-27 kl. 13:21     863 words
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Ed Power 27 February 2017 • 9:49am ade Jones's hopes of winning The Jump 2017 were put on ice as the taekwondo champion became the latest celebrity eliminated from Channel 4's Alpine reality romp.

But there was a genuine surprise as reality television star Lydia Bright swept past paralympian Kadeena Cox and taekwondo champ Jade Jones to win at ski-cross.
 
   
Play to the Whistle
 
 TVGuide.co.uk     2017-02-27 kl. 13:13     40 words
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Host Holly Willoughby and team captains Frank Lampard and Bradley Walsh are joined by Chelsea and England footballer John Terry, Paralympic gold medallist Jonnie Peacock and Countdown star Rachel Riley.

Play to the Whistle. Host Holly Willoughby and team captains Frank Lampard and Bradley Walsh are joined by Chelsea and England footballer John Terry, Paralympic gold medallist Jonnie Peacock and Countdown star Rachel Riley.Comedians Romesh Ranganathan...
 
   
More than 7,500 entries sign up to take part in 2017 Abu Dhabi World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship
 
 Abu Dhabi National     2017-02-27 kl. 13:12     451 words
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Jose Junior leads by example as he wins Brazilian National Championship jiu-jitsu black belt heavyweight title Related Topics: ABU DHABI // More

The fifth day is for the para and disabled athletes and the next is exclusively for the Armed Forces.

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Channel 4 gets away with The Great Escapists (w/t)
 
 Channel 4     2017-02-27 kl. 12:53     296 words
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Channel 4 and Little Gem Media today announced The Great Escapists (w/t), a new 1x60 commission for Channel 4 which aims to show viewers how to make

Paralympic presenter, ex-Royal Marine and seasoned adrenaline junkie Arthur Williams will show you how to get your nerve-ends tingling as he goes free-diving, wild swimming and sea kayaking.

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Korea Day in Thailand
 
 Korea.net     2017-02-27 kl. 12:36     602 words
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Culture :: Korea.net : The official website of the Republic of Korea Feb 27, 2017 At the beginning of this February, the Korea Tourism Organization

It’s time to prepare for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games....Feb. 17.With just under a year to go until the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games...... 18. The combined pop concert and fashion show was held to mark the one-year point until the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympi...
 
   
Adam Buxton versus Dartmoor
 
 Chortle     2017-02-27 kl. 12:32     241 words
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Adam Buxton is to go camping on the wilds of Dartmoor for a new Channel 4 show.

The one-off show will also feature Paralympic...

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UK Sport slams survey that shows only 7 per cent of population care about Olympic medals
 
 Leisure Week     2017-02-27 kl. 11:53     408 words
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A report suggesting that the vast majority of the British public was not inspired by Team GB’s medal success at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games has been slammed by the chair of UK Sport.

The report was backed by Paralympian Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson and journalist Simon Kuper....benefits for the nation,” he added. “Our own extensive research across a number of years demonstrates clearly that Olympic and Paralympic success instils a...

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TTOC begin search for first female Olympic medallist
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-02-27 kl. 11:44     315 words
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The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) is set to launch its Future is Female programme, an initiative focused on assisting the country’s women athletes to break their Olympic medal drought.

The "#10golds24" programme aims to raise funds which will be used to help provide financial assistance to athletes, which will enable them to train, recover and compete as they look towards future Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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A man who wants to fly
 
 Enews.Shafaqna.com     2017-02-27 kl. 11:31     16 words
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A documentary I want to fly about Azerbaijani paralympian will be screened in the United States.

A documentary I want to fly about Azerbaijani paralympian will be screened in the United States.

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A man who wants to fly
 
 Azer News     2017-02-27 kl. 11:30     379 words
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:23 (UTC+04:00) 44 By Laman Ismayilova A documentary "I want to fly" about Azerbaijani paralympian will be screened in the United States.

A man who wants to fly. :23 (UTC+04:00) 44 By Laman Ismayilova A documentary "I want to fly" about Azerbaijani paralympian will be screened in the United States.Directed by Maria Ibrahimova, film will be shown at Annual Durango Independent festival

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‘Hydrogen base’ to be built in Kobe
 
 The Japan News     2017-02-27 kl. 11:28     567 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun KOBE — The Kobe city government, Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd.

Though only about 1,300 Mirai cars have been sold in Japan, the Economy, Trade and Industry Ministry aims to increase the number of FCVs to about 40,000 in 2020, when the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games will be held.
 
   
Godkänd debut i landslaget
 
 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2017-02-27 kl. 11:22     342 words
 
Det är pingisens svar på Gothia cup, en jättetävling med 500 deltagare från 39 länder. Så gick det för Motalatrion som var med i Safir open. Västers unga tjej Felicia Szerman gjorde debut i ungdomslandslaget under tävlingen.

Emil Andersson och Linus Karlsson var efter silvret i Paralympics i Rio de Janeiro nominerade till Svenska idrottsgalan som årets lag och de vann som årets lag på den svenska paragalan.jens bollius.
 
   
Japanese digital ad spend hits one trillion yen, as print sinks further
 
 Mumbrella Asia     2017-02-27 kl. 11:15     265 words
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Digital advertising expenditure in Japan grew by 13 per cent to hit one trillion yen (US$8.9 billion) last year, according to Dentsu. Ad spend on smartphones and apps, alongside online commercials, helped drive the country’s overall expenditure up by 1.

Last summer’s Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, plus the G7 Summit held in Shima, Japan, were cited as strong contributing factors in the market’s growth.
 
   
Meghan Markle named among 2017?s most eligible party guests
 
 Zap Gossip News     2017-02-27 kl. 11:00     290 words
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Royal   prev next     /  February 27, 2017 Meghan Markle has been ranked fourth on Tatler’s list of this year’s most eligible party guests.

The Paralympic-style multi-sport event was created by Prince Harry and is scheduled to take place between September 23 and September 30.

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Sapporo Asian Games end with eyes on PyeongChang
 
 Korea.net     2017-02-27 kl. 10:59     712 words
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The 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games have wrapped up their eight-day run.

The 2017 Sapporo Asian Winter Games have wrapped up their eight-day run.The Asian Winter Games were held in the lead-up to next year’s PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, and Korea was able to rack up a total of 16 gold medals in
 
   
Goncharov, Domracheva named best athletes of 2015-2016
 
 Belta     2017-02-27 kl. 10:54     636 words
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Vladislav Goncharov MINSK, 27 February (BelTA) – Olympic trampoline gold medalist Vladislav Goncharov and three-time Olympic biathlon champion Darya Domracheva were named the best athletes of 2015-2016 following the Triumph.

Six-time Paralympic champion in Rio Igor Boki was named the best in the Will to Victory nomination.
 
   
Iran’s Nemati, best female Para archer of 2016
 
 Islamic Republic News Agency     2017-02-27 kl. 10:39     91 words
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Nemati, the Paralympic gold medalist, clinched the valuable title after the poll taken from 43,000 people and experts in February, 2017, National Olympic Committee of Iran reported on Monday.

Nemati, the Paralympic gold medalist, clinched the valuable title after the poll taken from 43,000 people and experts in February, 2017, National Olympic Committee of Iran reported on Monday.She was named as the best female Para archer of year 2016
 
   
World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai draws 194 athletes from 33 countries
 
 Aviamost     2017-02-27 kl. 10:33     233 words
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WAM -- From 27th February, a total number of 194 athletes from 33 countries will be competing in the Fazza World Para Powerlifting World Cup Dubai

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), the General Authority for Youth and Sports Welfare (GAYSW), and

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Aylesbury exhibition celebrates Paralympic heroes
 
 The Bucks Herald     2017-02-27 kl. 09:57     13 words
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Aylesbury exhibition celebrates Paralympic heroes.
 
   
Transgender-friendly toilets planned for 2020 Tokyo Olympics
 
 Asahi.com     2017-02-27 kl. 09:54     364 words
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To expand the spirit of inclusivity and diversity, the Tokyo metropolitan government is seeking to install universal-use toilets for all genders in the venues it is constructing for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.

To expand the spirit of inclusivity and diversity, the Tokyo metropolitan government is seeking to install universal-use toilets for all genders in the venues it is constructing for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.Although “Daredemo toire”

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Tim’s finest delivery
 
 Bathurst Western Advocate     2017-02-27 kl. 09:49     345 words
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Parade takes a lighter look at life in Bathurst and beyond POPULAR ABC television program Home Delivery will feature Bathurst in coming weeks.

Ms Zemiro was in Carcoar back in 2015 to film a segment on Paralympic champion Kurt Fearnley’s childhood.

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Sapporo mayor interested in hosting 2026 Winter Olympics
 
 Japan Times     2017-02-27 kl. 09:35     864 words
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SAPPORO – While it is not certain Japan will even bid for the 2026 Olympics, Sapporo Mayor Katsuhiro Akimoto said his city is ready to host its second

Games had already been held twice in Sapporo,” Akimoto said. “Bidding for the Olympics and Paralympics is one thing, but some people, including those in the city council, wondered about holding yet another Asian Games. “In the end, it has

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Brave Sunderland youngster inspired as Paralympic champion delivers
 
 Sunderland Echo     2017-02-27 kl. 09:16     74 words
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Charlie Creaser had a swimming lesson with Paralympic gold medalist Matt Wylie at Washington Leisure Centre.

Brave Sunderland youngster inspired as Paralympic champion delivers. ...swimming lesson.Charlie Creaser had a swimming lesson with Paralympic gold medalist Matt Wylie at Washington Leisure Centre.Charlie Creaser had a swimming lesson with Paralympic
 
   
Rock Hill Judo Academy, Affiliate Of The Blind Judo Foundation Reaches Out To SC Blind Organizations With Information and Introductions To The Sport Of Judo
 
 PRWeb     2017-02-27 kl. 09:12     557 words
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Coaching Leadership at Rock Hill Judo Academy In Rock Hill, SC Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.

In the Paralympics, a visually impaired Judoka (Judo athlete) competes against another visually impaired Judoka.... However, in most non-Paralympic Judo events, a sighted person is the competition.... A select few of our elite athletes go on to represent the USA as members of the US Paralympic...

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Formula E announces partnership with Allianz
 
 Motorsport.com     2017-02-27 kl. 09:09     335 words
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Global insurance giant Allianz has partnered with Formula E in a deal which will see the German company become the title sponsor of the championship's eVillage fan park at all events.

Allianz has a long tradition of being involved in sports, and has most recently backed the Paralympics, the Solheim Cup golf tournament and the Bayern Munich football team, which plays at the 75,000 seater Allianz Arena.