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 Norrbottens-Kuriren     2017-03-01 kl. 05:00     436 words
 
På lördagen samlas Luleåborna i Södra hamn för en repris av fjolårets "Luleå on ice". I år är programmet fullspäckat med arrangemang för allt från extremsportaren till korvgrillaren.

Andra adrenalinhöjande aktiviteter som erbjuds under dagen är cykling med långfärdsskridskokälke med Norrbottens handikappidrottsförbund, fatbikes, hundspannsåkning där barn under 12 år åker gratis och Yukigassen - en lagturnering i
 
   
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Virender Sehwag clarifies on Gurmehar Kaur row, says my tweet was 'facetious'
 
 Oneindia     2017-03-01 kl. 08:10     571 words
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New Delhi, Mar 1: Caught in a centre of a storm following his tweet over Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur, who blamed war and not Pakistan for

Deepa Malik supports Indian atheletes 2016 Rio Paralympic silver medallist Deepa Malik took an apparent dig at lyricist Javed Akhtar for criticising Sehwag's comment.  OneIndia News.
 
   
Nashville Church of Scientology Welcomes Community to Concert for World Health Day
 
 pressbox.co.uk     2017-03-01 kl. 07:37     376 words
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Pressbox (Press Release) - The Nashville Church of Scientology is welcoming the community to a concert this year to observe World Health Day.

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.
 
   
Speech: Secretary of State for Wales: St David's Day Message
 
 Government UK     2017-03-01 kl. 07:24     441 words
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Authored article Today, Secretary of State for Wales delivers his first St David’s Day greeting.

technology sector. On the sporting stage, the fantastic achievements of our national football team at the Euro 2016 Championships and the medal winning exploits of the Welsh contingent at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio were all standout...
 
   
National sports stars honoured
 
 Muscat Daily     2017-03-01 kl. 07:21     200 words
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Over 400 athletes and officials from 18 sports were handed cash awards and certificates by H E Sheikh Saad al Saadi, the Minister of Sports Affairs, in the presence of H E Rashad al Hinai, the Undersecretary at the sports ministry, and other officials.

taekwondo, university football, motor sports, and cycling teams, as well as paralympic athletes.
 
   
SUBMISSION FOR APPROVAL OF BUSINESS OPERATION PLAN FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING MARCH 31, 2018 ENTIRE REPORT (PDF : 288kb)
 
 4 Traders     2017-03-01 kl. 07:08     653 words
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This English text is a translation of the Japanese original. The Japanese original is authoritative.

generate an increasing variety of innovative new services in order to contribute to greater economic growth and the vitalization of local economies driven by the Olympic and Paralympic...

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Pascoe misses out on Laureus sports award (aapnzn)
 
 Yahoo! News Australia     2017-03-01 kl. 07:07     284 words
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, 5:04 pm An Italian fencer has denied New Zealand para-swimmer Sophie Pascoe a prize in her category at the Laureus world sports awards in Monaco.

sportsperson of the year with a disability after claiming three gold medals and two silvers at the Rio Paralympics.... In the process, the 24-year-old became New Zealand's most successful Paralympian, with a total of nine golds and six silvers.
 
   
Golden boy at it again
 
 Tyger Burger     2017-03-01 kl. 06:29     398 words
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The “golden boy” from Brackenfell, Goldy Fuchs, is set to represent his country on the world stage again.

The “golden boy” from Brackenfell, Goldy Fuchs, is set to represent his country on the world stage again.The 2016 Rio Paralympian is set to represent Cycling South Africa at the first leg of the 2017 UCI Para-cycling racing season which will
 
   
METI MINISTRY OF ECONOMY TRADE AND INDUSTRY OF : Tabisuru Shintora Market to Open
 
 4 Traders     2017-03-01 kl. 06:22     378 words
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The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Association of Chiefs of Regional Governments for the Revitalization of Regional Economy

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Association of Chiefs of Regional Governments for the Revitalization of Regional Economy. ...Taking Advantage of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games (hereinafter referred to as the

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6 Powerful Ted Talks All Sports Fans Must See
 
 inc.com     2017-03-01 kl. 05:53     363 words
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Where the transformation of sport meets the inspiration of Ted. :Nike co-founder Bill Bowden famously said, "if you have a body, you are an athlete.

An oldie but a goodie, this TED archive video from 1998, paralympic sprinter Aimee Mullins talks about her record-setting career as a runner, and about the amazing carbon-fiber prosthetic legs (then a prototype) that helped her cross the finish
 
   
Jonathan Browning replaces Bob Howden as British Cycling chairman
 
 BT.com     2017-03-01 kl. 05:27     521 words
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British Cycling’s plan to move forward after a period of intense scrutiny took further shape on Thursday with the announcement of former Jaguar and Volkswagen boss Jonathan Browning as its new chairman.

of an independent review into allegations of bullying, discrimination and sexism within its Olympic and Paralympic teams....less than four months before the start of what turned out to be another dominant British display at the Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Seven-time Paralympic swimming champion Sascha Kindred announces retirement
 
 BT.com     2017-03-01 kl. 05:27     46 words
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Seven-time Paralympic swimming champion Sascha Kindred announces retirement.
 
   
Four-time Olympic champion Laura Kenny pregnant
 
 BT.com     2017-03-01 kl. 05:27     437 words
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Four-time Olympic champion Laura Kenny is pregnant, her agent has confirmed.

You never know.’ In 20-something (years) down the line, you never know.” Kenny will hope to emulate athlete Jessica Ennis-Hill and 14-time Paralympic champion Dame Sarah Storey, a fellow cyclist, by continuing her career as a mother.
 
   
The horse and rider lists for the CDI5*, CSI5* and Para-dressage at Al Shaqab are out!
 
 EquestrianLife.com.au     2017-03-01 kl. 05:20     268 words
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Edwina Tops-Alexander, pictured here on Lintea Tequila in Rio. © Eric Knoll   By Equestrian Life The fifth edition of Chi Al Shaqab 2017 kicks off today in Doha, Qatar.

© Jon Stroud/FEI In the Para-dressage, 11 time Paralympic gold medallist Lee Pearson will fly the British flag riding Styletta alongside 20 other combinations representing 9 countries.
 
   
Boat capsizes on Tempe Town Lake, 18 aboard
 
 ABC15.com     2017-03-01 kl. 05:11     183 words
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TEMPE, AZ - Authorities say everyone was able to get to shore safely after a boat carrying more than a dozen people capsized on Tempe Town Lake.

The group was from an organization called Arizona Disabled Athletes.

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#Train4Tokyo Camps update
 
 Rowing Australia News     2017-03-01 kl. 04:35     242 words
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Earlier this month concluded the second of its two #Train4Tokyo para-rowing camps in Canberra the Reinhold Batschi National Training Centre.

We may have uncovered a few potential Paralympians as a result,” said Gordon Marcks Para-Rowing Head Coach One of those who attended the camp, was Paralympic gold medallist, in sprint canoe, Curtis McGrath, who tried his hand at rowing for the
 
   
TOISA 2017: The gold standard in Indian sport is back
 
 Times of India     2017-03-01 kl. 04:28     451 words
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NEW DELHI: Sport has the ability to uplift, to send spirits soaring and make one feel immensely proud about the country's success.

Paralympians, Coach/Mentor, State and Team of the Year, for we felt they all play a significant role.
 
   
Janet Evans on why the IOC needs LA now more than ever
 
 SportsPro Media     2017-03-01 kl. 04:26     1856 words
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Janet Evans is well accustomed to winning.

As someone who was inspired by the ’84 Olympics, working hard to bring the Olympic and Paralympic Games home to where I was born and raised is something I feel very passionate about because it has brought so much to so many, this movement we’re
 
   
Integrate. Accelerate. Elevate: SASMA 2017 Biennial Congress – Speaker announcement and call for abstracts
 
 British Journal of Sports Medicine     2017-03-01 kl. 04:22     560 words
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INVITATION Integrate. Accelerate. Elevate. On behalf of the 2017 Congress Committee, we are thrilled to invite you to the 17th Biennial Congress of the South African Sports Medicine Association (SASMA).

The debate continues *Sports Cardiology Symposium *Paediatric Sports Medicine and Kids Health *The Female Athlete *Paralympic Medicine and Biomechanics *Trends in Sports Nutrition *Sports Specific Sessions with interdisciplinary presentations and
 
   
2020 Tokyo Olympics to have All-Gender toilets
 
 Gay Star News     2017-03-01 kl. 04:20     302 words
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Preview of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic games will be a lot friendlier to transgender spectators and participants.

the 2020 Olympic and Paralympics.
 
   
Stem cell donation camp to be held at IIM Indore
 
 The Freepress Journal     2017-03-01 kl. 04:00     195 words
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08:28 am FOLLOW US: Indore: Indian Institute of Management Indore’s Ranbhoomi team in association with Genebandhu – a Delhi based NGO – will be conducting a stem cell donation camp on March 3 on the institute campus.

The event would witness presence of Rio 2016 Paralympics gold medallist Mariappan Thangavelu and Asian Para Games 2014 gold medallist Sharad Kumar.
 
   
Why our Ipswich club is up with Qld's best
 
 Queensland Times     2017-03-01 kl. 03:08     584 words
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WHEN you watch as much athletics as Vic Pascoe, it can easily become a competitive blur.

Rio Paralympics medallist Keefer won her discus and shotput events, with Domrow collecting silver in the discus and shotput.
 
   
Athletes primed for track and field finale
 
 Bendigo Advertiser     2017-03-01 kl. 02:56     435 words
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Bendigo well represented at this weekend's finale to the Athletics Victoria open and junior track and field titles.

A 10-time gold medallist across three Paralympic Games campaigns, Eaglehawk’s Tim Sullivan will race in the AWD open 200m and 800m.
 
   
Budapest to host World Swimming Championships, but PM urges city to drop Olympic bid Kim Megson | 23 Feb 2017
 
 Sports Management     2017-03-01 kl. 02:46     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.

A ceremonial key to the Danube Arena was presented to three-time Olympic champion swimmer Katinka Hosszú.The complex was designed for potential use in the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics, which Budapest has bid for.
 
   
Rio 2016 masterplanner intent on achieving âlegacyâ Olympic Park problems @BillHanway
 
 Leisure Opportunities     2017-03-01 kl. 02:15     335 words
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Rio 2016 masterplanner intent on achieving ‘legacy’ Olympic Park problems AECOM, the architectural firm behind the Rio 2016 Olympic Park masterplan,

Just a few months after the conclusion of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, images surfaced of a looted Maracana Stadium with unkempt pitch, a closed Deodoro sports precinct and a US$20m (£16.1m, €18.9m) golf course that is struggling to attract

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All together now
 
 EDQuarter     2017-03-01 kl. 02:05     642 words
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Abi Price, Head of Sixth Form at Kings Monkton School in Cardiff, shares the secrets behind a meaningful assembly Posted by Hannah Vickers | March

At Kings Monkton, we’ve found that specific topics linked to key contemporary events are well received by learners, and recent assemblies in our own school have included ‘Heroes of the Paralympics’, ‘The Survivors of Aberfan’ and ‘12
 
   
UAE Japan bilateral ties better than ever
 
 Gulf News     2017-03-01 kl. 01:33     1049 words
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With the UAE representing nearly a third of Japan's trade with coluntries in the MIddle East, Ambassador Kanji Fujiki expects shared values to take

the UAE get ready to host global events in 2020 — Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics Game and Expo 2020 Dubai — the ambassador hopes to further strengthen the diversified cooperation between the nations for the success of both events.
 
   
South Korea closing biggest dog meat market as international criticism mounts before Pyeongchang 2018
 
 Big News Network     2017-03-01 kl. 01:15     32 words
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South Korea's largest dog meat market is in the process of being closed down before next year's Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang as

South Korea's largest dog meat market is in the process of being closed down before next year's Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang as. ...the country continues to face.
 
   
US Consulate holds Paralympics Sports Diplomacy event
 
 Business Recorder     2017-03-01 kl. 00:57     206 words
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The United States Consul General, Grace Shelton, welcomed approximately 100 differently-abled athletes and their parents and mentors from Para Sports Pakistan for a Paralympics Sports Diplomacy event on Tuesday.

US Consulate holds Paralympics Sports Diplomacy event.... The United States Consul General, Grace Shelton, welcomed approximately 100 differently-abled athletes and their parents and mentors from Para Sports Pakistan for a Paralympics Sports Diplomacy...
 
   
Hollywood studios help L.A. with 2024 Olympics bid
 
 Lacanada Online News     2017-03-01 kl. 00:49     319 words
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Four Hollywood studios are teaming up with the city of Los Angeles to promote its bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Disney, Fox , NBCUniversal and Warner Bros. will bring their combined star power and media savvy to boost L.A.

L.A. is going head to head with Paris for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, after Budapest, Hungary, withdrew its bid earlier this month.

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NPC hosts international training course for Boccia Sport
 
 Rwanda New Times     2017-03-01 kl. 00:32     289 words
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Rwanda National Paralympic Committee (NPC-Rwanda) is hosting an international training course of coaches, classifiers and referees in Boccia Sport at NPC gymnasium in Remera. Nzeyimana. File.

Rwanda National Paralympic Committee (NPC-Rwanda) is hosting an international training course of coaches, classifiers and referees in Boccia Sport at NPC gymnasium in Remera....Paralympic Games where sub-Saharan African athletes are expected to...
 
   
Big things ahead for track and field
 
 Orion Online     2017-03-01 kl. 00:29     473 words
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Share on Twitter Share via Email Close Modal Window Close Modal Window With our women’s cross-country team making it on the podium for the

Kym Crosby ran mid-September in the Paralympics for the 100-meter and 200-meter dash.
 
   
Statement from USA Shooting on ISSF Recommended Sport Changes
 
 Before It's News     2017-03-01 kl. 00:28     584 words
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USA Shooting on ISSF Recommended Sport Changes USA Please attribute the following statement to David Johnson, Interim CEO of USA Shooting: Since

USA Shooting remains committed to its mission of winning Olympic and Paralympic medals and will work diligently to prepare our athletes accordingly to compete and be successful in the new added disciplines.

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LA Sweetens Its Olympic Bid With Star Power Of 4 Big Studios
 
 Hollywood Patch     2017-03-01 kl. 00:26     335 words
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LOS ANGELES, CA — In the bid to host the 2024 Olympics, Los Angeles is flaunting what it's got: star power, LA 2024, the nonprofit committee leading the city's bid, announced the buy-in Tuesday of Disney, Fox, NBCUniversal and Warner Bros.

"The Olympic and Paralympic Games create stories, and linking the magic of the Games and Hollywood is a dream come true."... That is what makes LA such an exciting environment to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. " City News Service.

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Goalball teams going for grand slam title, cash at Timms
 
 BCLocalNews.com     2017-03-01 kl. 00:19     557 words
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The International Vancouver Goalball Grand Slam takes place Friday and Saturday at the Timms Community Centre. The tournament will feature four teams from B.C., Alberta, and California.

Created originally as a means of assisting rehabilitation of visually impaired WWII veterans, goalball is now played internationally and has been an official Paralympic sport since 1980.

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Meghan Markle named among 2017's most eligible party guests
 
 MSN Philippines     2017-02-28 kl. 23:48     281 words
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© Bang Showbiz Meghan Markle Meghan Markle 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.
 
   
Vadovicova and Denysiuk open season with wins at World Shooting Para...
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-02-28 kl. 23:44     374 words
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The first event of the 2017 World Shooting Para Sport World Cup takes place in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.

Paralympic champion Vadovicova eased through qualification in R3 (mixed 10m air rifle prone SH1) in pole position, going on to claim the win with a new world record score of 254.8.... France’s Cedric Fevre (229.3), the gold medallist from the London 2012 Paralympic...
 
   
Olympic medallists among new Sport Manitoba board appointees
 
 Winnipeg Free Press     2017-02-28 kl. 23:27     138 words
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Olympic medallists Desiree Scott and Dennis Thiessen are among the five new directors on the Sport Manitoba board.

national women's soccer team and twice a bronze medallist, and Thiessen, a Paralympic curling gold medallist from 2014, national wheelchair curling champion (2011 and 2013) and 2013 world wheelchair curling champion.
 
   
Work to begin on Nga Puna Wai athletics track
 
 The Press NZ     2017-02-28 kl. 23:15     228 words
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Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman, right, starts Spreydon School and Aidenfield Christian School pupils for the first race at the Nga Puna Wai site. Christchurch's Nga Puna Wai athletics track will be up and running within a year.

Spreydon School student Henry Jones, left, Olympic medal-winning shotputter Tom Walsh, and paralympic medal-winning javelin thrower Rory McSweeney celebrate the imminent development of the Nga Puna Wai athletics track.
 
   
East London Waterway Festival announced for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this August
 
 Canal & River Trust     2017-02-28 kl. 23:05     602 words
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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is set to host a major new waterway event this year, with the East London Waterway Festival due to take place on Monday, 28th August.

In the second half of the 20th-century, the Bow Back Rivers fell out of use and the lock became unusable, with the last passage by boat through the lock recorded in the 1960s. The advent of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games saw major
 
   
UAE’s Baloushi claims bronze at Powerlifting World Cup
 
 The Gulf Today     2017-02-28 kl. 23:03     614 words
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Dubai:14-year-old Emirati Osama Al Baloushi claimed the bronze medal with a lift of 58kg in Under -50 kg category after Egyptian Hossam Elgaffary

held after seven months and long-term preparation to participate in the Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020.” China’s Lingling Guo was elated after winning her first gold medal in a World Cup qualifier.”This victory will motivate me to work hard and
 
   
"Tempur-Pedic Sleep is Power" Marketing Campaign Defies Convention
 
 Benzinga.com     2017-02-28 kl. 22:54     742 words
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Breakthrough campaign features inspiring real people who experience life-changing, transformative sleep on a Tempur-Pedic mattress Record levels of media weight will support campaign LEXINGTON, Ky. , Feb.

Salt is a Paralympian, realtor and speaker who was in a motorcycle accident in June of 2011 that left her on life support.

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Retail displays and disability representation in fashion
 
 WGSN     2017-02-28 kl. 22:15     261 words
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On we’ve spoken about the need for design to be inclusive, especially within the fashion industry. Retailers in this modern world need to appeal to the wide range of consumers who are looking to spend money.

Morgan designed the Mannequal, and even managed to get in to stores during the London Olympics and Paralympic Games, but since then she’s struggled to get it into mainstream store windows.
 
   
Consistent Heating And Cooling Down By The River
 
 Commercial Building Products     2017-02-28 kl. 22:12     1413 words
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VRF equipment from Mitsubishi Electric serves a variety of needs at the Oklahoma City Boathouse District.

Olympic and Paralympic training site.
 
   
War between promoters triggered police crackdown on amateur combat: promoter
 
 Estevan Mercury     2017-02-28 kl. 22:01     791 words
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MONTREAL — A tit-for-tat battle among promoters has devolved into a Montreal police crackdown on all amateur tournaments related to kick-boxing, MMA, jiu-jitsu and muay thai, say people connected with the city's fighting community.

Paralympic Committee.

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Daniel Sturridge urges kids to eat better after it was revealed one in five
 
 Daily Express     2017-02-28 kl. 21:44     1007 words
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HEALTHY eating includes skipping meals and cutting out food groups according to many children in their early teens, new research has unveiled.

So far the scheme has invested £170 million and recruited ambassadors from the world of health and fitness such as footballer Daniel Sturridge and Paralympian Jonnie Peacock, to promote a healthier way of life.

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Rio Paralympics Gold Medal Horse Dies
 
 Horse-Canada     2017-02-28 kl. 21:32     200 words
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Cabral (JP), the 16-year-old Polish-bred dark bay gelding ridden by Great Britain’s para-dressage rider Natasha Baker, has been put down. The horse developed a fatal clostridia bacterial infection after he suffered a minor cut in his field on Feb.

Rio Paralympics Gold Medal Horse Dies.... Together the pair won a total of five European Championship gold medals, a gold and silver at the 2014 WEG, and five Paralympic gold medals in London and Rio. “I’m writing this with a totally broken heart,” Baker...
 
   
Disney, NBCUniversal, and Warner Bros. studios all donate to 2024 Los Angeles Olympics bid
 
 Inside The Magic     2017-02-28 kl. 21:32     159 words
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The choice for home city of the 2024 Olympic Summer Games is officially down to two locations: Paris, France and Los Angeles, California. And now three major movie studios are contributing to the continued effort to bring the Olympics to Los Angeles.

2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games concept.” Los Angeles previously hosted the Olympics in both 1932 and 1984.Mike Celestino.

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Cherry Knoll Farm Announces Retirement of Olympic Gold Medalist Cedric
 
 Phelps Sports.com     2017-02-28 kl. 21:30     864 words
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Laura Kraut and Cedric at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. (Photo by Shannon Brinkman) Wellington, Fla. –  Feb. 28, 2017  –  Olympian Laura Kraut and Margaret Duprey of Cherry Knoll Farm have announced the retirement of  Cedric , Kraut's Olympic partner.

In addition to owning  Cedric , Duprey, a Grand Prix dressage rider and philanthropist, also owns decorated grand prix show jumper Constable and Rio Paralympic mount Schroeter's Romani ridden by Rebecca Hart.
 
   
Floorball Team donates to Special Olympics
 
 Graphic Ghana     2017-02-28 kl. 21:30     236 words
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The International Floorball Team (IFT) has presented a cheque for GH¢4,000 to the Board of Special Olympics Ghana to help  prepare the Special Olympics athletes towards the 2017 Austria World Special Olympics Winter Games.

Gaddiel Kweku Ahimah, who presented the cheque on their behalf, said the gesture was in response to an appeal  by the Board of Special Olympics Ghana for financial support for the intellectually disabled athletes selected from  the Dzorwulu Special
 
   
100 years of Edgecumbe history is published
 
 Whakatane Beacon     2017-02-28 kl. 21:02     341 words
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HISTORY MAKER: Bill Clark has produced a history of Edgecumbe and the Rangitaiki Plains spanning 100 years.

The book, which has more than 200 photos, features Edgecumbe identities such as former All Black Red Conway, Paralympian Eve Rimmer, motorcyclist Leo Simpson and squash player Donna Gurran.
 
   
GB Judo Medal Round Up – February 2017
 
 British Judo Association     2017-02-28 kl. 20:50     1068 words
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It has been a busy start for the GB Judo squad as the judo season officially kicked off in January, and following tournaments in Rome, Paris, Sofi, Oberwart, Dusseldorf and a hectic Cadet programme, the judoka have brought back several medals.

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 Scottish Open in...
 
   
Toyota ramps up winter sports marketing with Burton Snowboards partnership
 
 Automotive News     2017-02-28 kl. 20:46     241 words
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Toyota is snowballing its support for winter sports with a multiyear partnership with Burton Snowboards. The announcement comes as athletes compete in the snowboard maker’s annual Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships event this week in Vail, Colo.

Open Snowboarding Championships event this week in Vail, Colo.Toyota is marketing to the event’s youthful attendees with branded events, swag and a free shuttle service. “With less than a year to go before our first Olympic and Paralympic Games

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Los Angeles 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee Engages Weber Shandwick as Global Public Relations Agency
 
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Ukraine, Egypt do podium double at powerlifting World Cup
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-28 kl. 20:01     387 words
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One of Italy’s first Paralympic powerlifters Martina Barbierato also claimed a medal in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. In the juniors there were two new world records.

One of Italy’s first Paralympic powerlifters Martina Barbierato also claimed a medal in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.... Martina Barbierato (86kg), fresh from becoming one of the first Italian powerlifters to compete at a Paralympic Games in 2016, was...
 
   
Disney, NBCUniversal & Warner Bros. Formally On L.A. Olympics Bandwagon
 
 Deadline.com     2017-02-28 kl. 20:01     429 words
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As most of this year’s Oscars displayed, there are few things that Hollywood loves more than a big show  and now Disney , NBCUniversal and Warner Bros

Olympic and Paralympic Games concept.” “With the city’s creative talent and imaginative storytellers, LA can bring excitement to the Olympic Movement and inspire future generations,” added NBCUniversal Vice Chairman Ron Meyer. “Our diverse

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Paralympian from Randolph motivates students with her climb to Rio Games
 
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By From a pre-teen who had her leg amputated after a horrific car accident to a world class Paralympian who made the finals in Rio this summer, Femita Ayanbeku has experienced more in her 24 years of life than most other people.

Paralympian from Randolph motivates students with her climb to Rio Games.... By From a pre-teen who had her leg amputated after a horrific car accident to a world class Paralympian who made the finals in Rio this summer, Femita Ayanbeku has experienced...
 
   
Los Angeles 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee Engages Weber Shandwick as Global Public Relations Agency
 
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Russian diplomat says it is inadmissible to use sport as instrument of political pressure
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-02-28 kl. 19:03     16 words
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A diplomat believes the problem of discrimination in sport, including in Paralympic sport, "deserves serious

A diplomat believes the problem of discrimination in sport, including in Paralympic sport, "deserves serious. ...attention".
 
   
Sports Scene: Feb 22-27
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-28 kl. 18:47     1270 words
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By United States Olympic Committee | Feb. 28, 2017, 10:16 a.m. (ET) Jessie Diggins claims bronze in the women's cross-country team sprint final at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championship on Feb. 26, 2017 in Lahti, Finland.

Olympic and Paralympic family, and track Team USA athletes as they compete around the globe with a preview of upcoming events.
 
   
Curling Mixed Doubles Nationals Sets Stage For The Olympic Year
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-02-28 kl. 18:47     996 words
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By Greg Bates | Feb. 28, 2017, 11:16 a.m. (ET) Tabitha Peterson and Joe Polo compete at the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship on April 21, 2016 in Karlstad, Sweden.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “It gives us a little confidence,” said Polo, who calls Duluth, Minnesota, home. “We went on to the worlds and won a bronze medal.
 
   
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:06 Paralympic Committee presents gifts The Paralympic Committee congratulated heroes of the Games in Rio and those people, who were involved in great results.

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Durban 2022 appears doomed after South African Sports Minister admits they
 
 Inside The Games     2017-02-28 kl. 17:54     594 words
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Daniel Etchells Tuesday, 28 February 2017 South African Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has admitted that Durban may not be able to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games because of the cost of staging the event.

Durban 2022 would have been the first time a major international multi-sport event was staged in Africa and was seen as the launchpad for a bid from South Africa for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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UK Sport slams survey that shows only 7 per cent of population care about Olympic medals Matthew Campelli | 27 Feb 2017
 
 Sports Management     2017-02-28 kl. 17:52     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.

14 per cent wanted the reinstatement of school and public playing field “lost in a mass sell-off during the 1980s”, and a further 14 per cent wanted more support for local grassroots sport initiatives.The report was backed by Paralympian Baroness
 
   
Russian diplomat says it is inadmissible to use sport as instrument of political pressure
 
 Tass.ru     2017-02-28 kl. 17:52     300 words
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GENEVA, February 28. /TASS/. It is inadmissible to use sport and the subject of international competitions as an instrument of political pressure,

He said the problem of discrimination in sport, including in Paralympic sport, "deserves serious attention."... "So, it took six months to recognize the decisions of the International Paralympic Committee and the Lausanne-based Court of Arbitration for Sport on suspending Russian Paralympians from the Paralympic...
 
   
News - Defending Champions Stephen Sambu and Ernst van Dyk to Headline International Professional Athlete Field at 2017 United Airlines NYC Half
 
 RunnerSpace.com     2017-02-28 kl. 17:45     1648 words
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 — Kenya’s Stephen Sambu will attempt to defend his title and go for his fourth consecutive top-five finish at the United Airlines NYC Half on Sunday,

Paralympians, and six runners making their half-marathon debuts.... Paralympians, including last year’s United Airlines NYC Half champions Molly Huddle and Tatyana McFadden. “This is without a doubt the best professional athlete field we’ve ever had at...
 
   
In conversation with Emirati women who have been making the country proud
 
 Khaleej Times     2017-02-28 kl. 17:36     1200 words
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The UAE provides a safe and nurturing environment for women to empower and excel While the world debates about gender equality, the UAE already has a

Nahla Al Rostamani Ability in disability Thuraya Hamad Al Zaabi, Paralympics athlete Anything is possible with the right dose of determination, and that's what Thuraya did to overcome her disabilities.... She was left paralysed after a stroke at the age of 29 but retained hopes of leading a normal life, as she actively followed her passion for sports to become the first Emirati Paralympics...

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Alethea Lam has been appointed Vice President, Communications for Asia Pacific. at Marriott International in Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
 
 Hospitality Net     2017-02-28 kl. 17:30     85 words
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Prior to this appointment, Alethea was Director of Corporate Communications for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Asia Pacific, where she was based in Singapore.

booming travel industry, Alethea has worked across industries including fashion and entertainment; and also as an event and logistics consultant for the Canadian Embassy during the 2008 Beijing Olympics and Paralympics.

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Officials confident of marketing program for Beijing 2022
 
 Big News Network     2017-02-28 kl. 16:59     29 words
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BEIJING, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- After the marketing program for the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (Beijing 2022) was officially

BEIJING, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- After the marketing program for the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (Beijing 2022) was officially. ...launched by the organizers here on Monday, the.

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CN Group’s Colman and 5 live’s Oldroyd among Sports Journalism Award winners
 
 Prolific North     2017-02-28 kl. 16:54     263 words
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A Cumbrian reporter claimed an incredible sixth win in the regional category at the British Sports Journalism Awards last night.

The Broadcast Sports Presenter Award went to 5 live’s Eleanor Oldroyd for the second time in three years, while Oldroyd received another honour for ‘Fight to the Finish’, a documentary on Belgian Paralympian Marieke Vervoort, which was named
 
   
Pink post boxes are popping up in Nottingham - and here's why
 
 Nottingham Post     2017-02-28 kl. 16:53     198 words
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JemmaPage Posted: February 28, 2017 The mystery as to why some Nottingham post boxes have been painted a brand new shade of baby pink has been answered.

Royal Mail decided to commemorate British and Irish gold medal winners at the Summer Olympics and Paralympics.... A post box in Main Street, Lowdham was painted gold to celebrate Paralympic Games hero Richard Whitehead's gold medal win in the 200m.
 
   
Pyeongchang preps for Winter Olympics 2018
 
 Thestandard.com.ph     2017-02-28 kl. 16:49     685 words
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I’VE always been a fan of winter sports, particularly skating and hockey. I am not fond of watching television. But I do have cable television installed every two years —just to watch the Olympics, Summer and Winter.

But I do have cable television installed every two years —just to watch the Olympics, Summer and Winter.So it is with great anticipation that I await the staging of the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
 
   
Unisex bathrooms for the 2020 Tokyo Olympiad
 
 AsiaNews.IT     2017-02-28 kl. 16:40     173 words
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The Tokyo metropolitan government wants to promote a spirit of inclusivity and diversity. Toilet compartments will accommodate two people, but not those on wheelchairs. LGBT organisations praise the decision.

LGBT organisations praise the decision.Tokyo (AsiaNews) – In a spirit of inclusivity and diversity, Tokyo metropolitan government plans to install universal-use genderless toilet compartments in the future venues of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic
 
   
Stagecoach to deliver transport operation at Special Olympics? 2017 National Summer Games
 
 Stagecoach Group     2017-02-28 kl. 16:39     895 words
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Special Olympics Great Britain has announced a new partnership with bus operator Stagecoach for its National Games in Sheffield later this year.

For those Special Olympics athletes who attain an elite level in their sport, we support a pathway into Paralympics and other elite competitions. * Special Olympics GB is part of a global movement that provides year-round sports training and
 
   
Para sport in review: February 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-28 kl. 16:37     478 words
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Check out what went on in the Paralympic Movement during February.

February 2017. Check out what went on in the Paralympic Movement during February.2017 World Para Snowboard Championships The last major event before the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games took place in Big White, Canada, and featured 80 of the...
 
   
Three reasons why Benjamin Daviet loves skiing
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-28 kl. 16:37     246 words
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The French biathlon and cross-country skiing world champion has always found a way to spend time on the slopes. France’s new biathlon and cross-country skiing world champion Benjamin Daviet has worked hard to get to where he is today.

event on the skiing calendar is the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games Test Event from 10-15 March.
 
   
Takahashi’s hopes rest on PyeongChang 2018 qualifier
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-28 kl. 16:37     476 words
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Kazuhiro Takahashi says that the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games could be his last, and will do anything to reach South Korea.

Kazuhiro Takahashi says that the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games could be his last, and will do anything to reach South Korea.Japan’s Kazuhiro Takahashi has spoken of what reaching the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games would mean
 
   
Disabled people inspired by Paralympic Games in Rio
 
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Paris 2024 Taps into Technology for the Most Sustainable Olympic Games Ever
 
 EnvironmentGuru.com     2017-02-28 kl. 16:28     586 words
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The Olympic Games offer an opportunity for the world to come together on peaceful terms and helps generate a sense of comradery among the global community. But it’s not only the athletes and spectators who feel the Games’ impact — the environment does too.

The Olympic and Paralympic Village is expected to be a model of sustainable development, including:

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IPC: South Korea must increase awareness of 2018 Paralympic winter Games
 
 Sportcal     2017-02-28 kl. 16:09     27 words
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IPC: South Korea must increase awareness of 2018 Paralympic winter Games.
 
   
Dr Nick Webborn elected as Chair of British Paralympic Association
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-02-28 kl. 16:00     569 words
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37 minutes ago Dr Nick Webborn has been elected Chair of the British Paralympic Association, today (Tuesday February 28), after the majority of BPA voting members cast their vote in favour of him.

Dr Nick Webborn elected as Chair of British Paralympic Association.... 37 minutes ago Dr Nick Webborn has been elected Chair of the British Paralympic Association, today (Tuesday February 28), after the majority of BPA voting members cast their vote in...

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More than 7,500 entries for the 2017 Abu Dhabi World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship
 
 Abu Dhabi National     2017-02-28 kl. 15:57     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.
 
   
Athlete Deepa Malik criticises Gurmehar but condemns threats on her
 
 India Today     2017-02-28 kl. 15:54     60 words
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Rio Paralympics silver-medalist Deepa Malik has slammed Gurmehar Kaur for belittling her father's martyrdom but also strongly condemned those who threatened the student.

Rio Paralympics silver-medalist Deepa Malik has slammed Gurmehar Kaur for belittling her father's martyrdom but also strongly condemned those who threatened the student."I am very saddened that Gurmehar Kaur belittled her father's martyrdom," Deepa
 
   
Dutch Olympic Committee Signs With Fila
 
 iSportConnect     2017-02-28 kl. 15:53     105 words
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Licensing / Merchandising Tuesday, 28 February 2017 14:32 The Dutch Olympic Committee has agreed a long-term apparel deal with Korean manufacturer Fila.

The arrangement will cover the 2018 and 2022 editions of the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, as well as the 2020 summer Games in Tokyo.

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LAX Airport Improvement Underway, A Boost To LA 2024 Claims The Bid
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-02-28 kl. 15:40     579 words
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The Los Angeles bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games claimed they’ve received a boost when the Mayor Monday broke ground on a new (USD) $1.

The Los Angeles bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games claimed they’ve received a boost when the Mayor Monday broke ground on a new (USD) $1.6 billion terminal at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the latest phase in a $14 billion

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Canada's Disability Minister calls for focus on disabled Australians
 
 ABC Online     2017-02-28 kl. 15:04     432 words
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Canada's Disability Minister is urging Australian parliamentarians to focus on the rights of the disabled population when debating how to fund support for the sector.

The former Paralympian, who has been visually impaired since birth, is working on Canada's first national accessibility legislation for people with disabilities.

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ASEAN PARA GAMES 2017:  Number of participants in July
 
 Sports247.my     2017-02-28 kl. 14:51     725 words
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MALAYSIA will strive to ensure that the 9th ASEAN Para Games Kuala Lumpur 2017, the third to be hosted in Kuala Lumpur, will be organised smoothly, prior and during Games time.

Maj Gen Osoth Bhavilai, MASOC Chief Operation Officer Shaiful Subhan and Paralympic Council of Malaysia (MPM) Deputy President ?John Ng. ? Delegates were briefed on various aspects of the Games including technical and sport, accessibility and
 
   
South Korea closing biggest dog meat market as international criticism mounts before Pyeongchang 2018
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-02-28 kl. 14:03     476 words
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South Korea’s largest dog meat market is in the process of being closed down before next year's Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang as

South Korea’s largest dog meat market is in the process of being closed down before next year's Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang as. ...the country continues to face international criticism over the practice of killing the animal

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'Gossip Girl' star Penn Badgley secretly ties the knot in Brooklyn
 
 HELLO! Canada     2017-02-28 kl. 13:51     607 words
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More on: Penn Badgley and Domino Kirke Lonely boy no more! Gossip Girl alum Penn Badgley quitely tied the knot to Girls star Jemima Kirke’s sister at a Brooklyn courthouse on February 27, 2017.

While it was known that the British actor and the model/Paralympic champion were engaged, the couple didn't announce their 2016 wedding until weeks after the big event.
 
   
'Jackie' opens at cinemas this Friday.
 
 Showbiz in FULL HD     2017-02-28 kl. 13:50     10685 words
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JACKIE Age RESTRICTION: 13 DV Running time: 100 Mins Cast: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup, John Hurt Director: Mick

exploring the events leading to the tragic Valentine’s Day killing of Reeva Steenkamp by Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.
 
   
The people behind India's first sign language dictionary
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-02-28 kl. 13:49     178 words
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India is soon to publish its first sign language dictionary. BBC Hindi's Divya Arya meets the people behind a unique initiative.

However they all communicate with each other in sign language. ?Charity helps deaf Indians into work ?Will Paralympics change attitudes to India's disabled? ?Ira Singhal:
 
   
Awards for sporting stars and community heroes
 
 Wandsworth Borough Council     2017-02-28 kl. 13:46     407 words
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Some of the borough’s exceptional sports people, clubs and coaches have picked up awards in the Active Wandsworth Awards. The recent ceremony rewarded hard work and exceptional achievement in 2016, and marked 20 years of the Active Wandsworth network.

The recent ceremony rewarded hard work and exceptional achievement in 2016, and marked 20 years of the Active Wandsworth network.Gold medal-winning Olympian Phelan Hill and Paralympic bronze medallist Aaron McKibbin presented the trophies across 14
 
   
Morven Christie is pregnant and paranoid in The Replacement
 
 Wear Valley Advertiser     2017-02-28 kl. 13:45     592 words
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The Replacement (BBC One, 9pm) Who says there are no decent scripts for women these days?

a third series. For the first of the new run they are joined by Chelsea and England footballer John Terry, Paralympic gold medallist Jonnie Peacock and Countdown star Rachel Riley.
 
   
Chance to compete for Scotland persuades triathlete Patrick to take to
 
 Evening Express     2017-02-28 kl. 13:44     534 words
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Alison Patrick won triathlon silver at the Rio Paralympics, but so strong is her desire to compete for Scotland that she is giving track cycling a go.

Chance to compete for Scotland persuades triathlete Patrick to take to. ...track.Alison Patrick won triathlon silver at the Rio Paralympics...

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Gloucester Titans wheelchair rugby qualify for nationals with strong display
 
 GloucestershireLive.co.uk     2017-02-28 kl. 13:32     650 words
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It was another exciting weekend of Super Series action for the Gloucester Wheelchair Rugby club, the Titans as they competed in the final Division Two weekend of action of the season.

With Wheelchair Rugby making the headlines nationally, Gloucester Rugby are proud to support this fast-paced, all action Paralympic sport, and the Cherry and Whites fund the club alongside partners EDF Energy as a key cog in the work in the local

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India in Rio Olympics 2016 - 2017-2-28 20:06
 
 TaableNote News     2017-02-28 kl. 13:30     136 words
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India in Rio Olympics 2016 - 2017-2-28 20:06 Source: https://www.facebook.com/Indiainolympics1/photos/a.1448022968793090.1073741837.1429829503945770/1831866870408696/?

25,000 people have applied to be a volunteer and help stage the first Olympic and Paralympic Games in South America!... Quite incredible, don't you think? #Rio2016 #Olympics #Paralympics #RiodeJaneiro #BrazilVibes.
 
   
England boss backs grants scheme for disabled teams
 
 All Together Now     2017-02-28 kl. 13:27     250 words
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PICTURE BY VAUGHN RIDLEY/SWPIX.COM…Football – Football Foundation – Reeth and District Community Sports Club – Reeth, England – 04/09/11…Gareth Southgate helps open up the new sports pavilion and floodlit all weather multi-use games area (MUGA).

(MUGA).ENGLAND soccer boss Gareth Southgate and Liverpool Paralympian footballer Roy Turnham and are urging football clubs to apply for grants worth up to £1,500 to get more disabled people playing the game.
 
   
Exhibition in Kazakhstan features Paralympians
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-28 kl. 13:13     118 words
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An exhibition was opened in Almaty that highlights some of the nation’s Paralympic medallists from Rio 2016.

Exhibition in Kazakhstan features Paralympians.... An exhibition was opened in Almaty that highlights some of the nation’s Paralympic medallists from Rio 2016.An exhibition was opened in Almaty, Kazakhstan, that looks back as some of the nation’s top Paralympians and also at previous Paralympic...
 
   
Ten world champions under threat at London 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-02-28 kl. 13:13     763 words
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Ahead of July’s World Para Athletics Championships, here are 10 athletes who will do well to retain their gold medals this summer.

2. Yunidis Castillo – 200m T47 Cuba’s multiple world and Paralympic champion was blighted by injury at Rio 2016 , and had to withdraw from the 200m and 400m T47 after suffering an injury in the 100m final.... The USA’s Deja Young duly stepped up and won double Paralympic...
 
   
Glover Paddocks heeds the call to support Special Olympics team
 
 Roodepoort Northsider     2017-02-28 kl. 13:01     310 words
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HONEYDEW – Glover Paddocks Equestrian Park challenges local stable yards to sponsor the Sosa team.

McCarthy said the South African Special Olympics team usually brings home more medals than both the Olympic team and Paralympic team.
 
   
Blind football: German national team manager holds training seminar in Accra
 
 Graphic Ghana     2017-02-28 kl. 12:56     312 words
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A total of 30 participants drawn from public universities have began a week-long training in the fundamental rules of blind football to help promote the sport in the country. The workshop was organised at the D.G.

Among dignitaries at the workshop were the federation its president Mr Daniel Mensah, Bishop Adjah Coffie, president of the National Paralympic...

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