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Fakta, statistik, nyheter och kuriosa inför det 93:e Vasaloppet
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-03-02 kl. 08:36     2825 words
 
Pressmeddelande Mar 02, 2017 08:36 CET Klockan 08.00 på söndag den 5 mars 2017 är det i Berga by i Sälen dags för starten för det 93:e Vasaloppet sedan premiären 1922.

Olsson, flerfaldig vinnare i simning i Paralympics, åker i sitski. -
 
   
Man får lite perspektiv...
 
 Nya Wermlands-Tidningen     2017-03-02 kl. 06:00     123 words
 
Nu känns det väl faktiskt som det kan räcka med ömsom tio minus och ömsom slask. Är rätt nöjd på den så kallade vintern nu.

Man får ju lite perspektiv på grejerna när man träffar den här paralympics-simmaren som nu i någon mening startar om sin karriär.Mikael Adamsson 054-19 97 24 mikael.adamsson@nwt.se.
 
   
Lina valde att amputera benet
 
 Nya Wermlands-Tidningen     2017-03-02 kl. 06:00     635 words
 
Tankarna har växt fram under flera år. Efter paralympics i Rio de Janeiro tog de form och blev till ett beslut. Nu är det nio veckor sedan värmländska simmarstjärnan Lina Watz amputerade sitt högra underben.

Efter paralympics i Rio de Janeiro tog de form och blev till ett beslut.... I somras debuterade Lina i paralympics där hennes program var späckat.... Provar proteser. Just nu prövar paralympics-simmaren från Karlstad och Hammarö ut proteser.
 
   
Barnen testade på parasport
 
 Värmlands Folkblad     2017-03-01 kl. 18:15     186 words
 
På Holken i Mariebergsskogen fick barn prova på rullstolsbasket och goalball på onsdagen. - Alla som vill ska kunna idrotta, så enkelt är det, säger Magnus Skoglund, journalist och baskettränare.

Barnen testade på Parasport.... Alla som vill ska kunna idrotta, så enkelt är det, säger Magnus Skoglund, journalist och baskettränare.Parasport växer, det menar Magnus Skoglund, som under onsdagen höll i en totalt fem timmar lång träning med fokus på...
 
   
Hon satsar på guld
 
 SVT Nyheter Norrbotten     2017-03-01 kl. 10:42     218 words
 
Snart bär det av till Special Olympic i Österrike och INAS VM i Frankrike för fyra skidåkare från Älvsby Parasport.

Hon satsar på guld. Snart bär det av till Special Olympic i Österrike och INAS VM i Frankrike för fyra skidåkare från Älvsby Parasport.Älvsby Parasport kommer att skicka två av sina skidåkare till Special Olympic i Österrike och två till INAS VM i...
 
   
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Budapest Withdraws Olympic Bid Officially
 
 XpatLoop.com     2017-03-02 kl. 08:47     207 words
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The Budapest Assembly voted on Wednesday in favour of a motion to withdraw the city’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The bid was called into question after the Momentum Movement collected over 266,000 signatures to launch a referendum.

The Budapest Assembly voted on Wednesday in favour of a motion to withdraw the city’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
RJ Mitte speaks on diversity, disability in television
 
 University of Pittsburgh Pitt News     2017-03-02 kl. 08:41     811 words
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Standing onstage and laughing with the crowd Wednesday night, “Breaking Bad” star RJ Mitte boldly contrasted the image most associated with him — a coming-of-age teen sporting crutches and a speech impediment.

His work in other areas of philanthropy includes being a spokesperson for I AM PWD — an initiative to give a voice to entertainers with disabilities — and co-hosting the Rio 2016 Paralympics as a reporter and correspondent. “I started doing
 
   
Leeds boxer Nicola Adams to receive her OBE
 
 itv.com     2017-03-02 kl. 08:15     70 words
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OBE for Nicola Adams Credit: PA Double Olympic Gold medalist Nicola Adams will receive an OBE today.

Paralympic gold medallists Stephen Bate from Hebden Bridge, Adam Duggleby from Leeds and William Bayley from Rotherham get MBEs for cycling and table tennis respectively.
 
   
British Fencing launch crowd funding after UK Sport funding cut
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-02 kl. 08:01     402 words
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British Fencing have launched a crowd funding appeal, #FundFencing, to raise money to support its international programme for the remainder of the season.

A total investment of £345 million ($434 million/€411 million) will be made by UK Sport to 31 Olympic and Paralympic sports for the next Games -
 
   
Paul Brady to perform at NUI Galway alumni awards on campus this weekend
 
 Galway Advertiser     2017-03-02 kl. 07:20     519 words
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Singer songwriter Paul Brady will perform at the 2017 Alumni Awards to be held in the university this weekend at an event hosted by award winning TG4

Dr Eoghan Clifford, Paralympic gold medal winner and NUI Galway Lecturer -... Deirdre Mongan, Paralympic Athlete Speaking on the announcement of the Award recipients, President of NUI Galway, Dr Jim Browne said: “Our Alumni Awards programme recognises...
 
   
JCDECAUX : Full-Year 2016 Results
 
 4 Traders     2017-03-02 kl. 07:03     2717 words
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Full-Year 2016 Results Adjusted revenue up +5.8% to €3,392.8 million, adjusted organic revenue up +3.3% Adjusted operating margin of €646.5 million, down -7.0% Adjusted EBIT, before impairment charge, of €351.4 million, down -5.

bus shelters to sell premium advertising in a city with more than 13 million people which will host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.

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Council calls for encouraging disabled to play sports more
 
 The Japan News     2017-03-02 kl. 06:09     185 words
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Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — A council advising the sports agency head on Wednesday called for encouraging more people with disabilities to play sports on a regular basis.

The Council for Sports Policy said Japan should boost the total number of people participating in sports, including audiences and volunteers, ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.... Another key item in the policy is a target of winning record numbers of Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
IPC chief hopes Japan sweeps away last barriers as Paralympics host
 
 News EasyBranches.com     2017-03-02 kl. 05:57     37 words
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Home Japan News Share the joy                     International Paralympic Committee President Sir Philip Craven has a simple but

IPC chief hopes Japan sweeps away last barriers as Paralympics host.... Home Japan News Share the joy                     International Paralympic Committee President Sir Philip Craven has a simple but. ...complicated wish: to fix the world so that he is...
 
   
Tokyo Plans Gender-Neutral Restrooms For 2020 Olympics
 
 News EasyBranches.com     2017-03-02 kl. 05:52     148 words
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Tokyo’s metropolitan government is seeking to install gender-neutral public restrooms in the venues it is constructing for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, The Guardian reports.

Tokyo’s metropolitan government is seeking to install gender-neutral public restrooms in the venues it is constructing for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, The Guardian reports.While “daredemo toire” (“everyone’s toilets”) suitable for
 
   
IPC chief hopes Japan sweeps away last barriers as Paralympics host
 
 Japan Times     2017-03-02 kl. 05:31     892 words
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International Paralympic Committee President Sir Philip Craven has a simple but complicated wish: to fix the world so that he is recognized not as a user of a wheelchair, but as the person he is. “We’re not the disabled.

IPC chief hopes Japan sweeps away last barriers as Paralympics host.... International Paralympic Committee President Sir Philip Craven has a simple but complicated wish: to fix the world so that he is recognized not as a user of a wheelchair, but as the...
 
   
USC graduate helps Lightning players go from strength to strength
 
 MySunshineCoast     2017-03-02 kl. 05:11     485 words
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A USC adjunct academic and PhD graduate has been appointed lead strength and conditioning coach of the region’s first national netball team, Sunshine Coast Lightning.

Olympic, Paralympic and World Championship medals.
 
   
Play to the Whistle
 
 Entertainment Ireland     2017-03-02 kl. 04:58     87 words
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Holly Willoughby returns with a new series of this sports-themed comedy panel show, with team captains Frank Lampard and Bradley Walsh attempting to

The first edition sees Chelsea and England footballer John Terry, Paralympic gold medallist Jonnie Peacock and Countdown star Rachel Riley joining the panel.
 
   
Sir Ken Dodd to receive knighthood for 60-year career in entertainment
 
 Irish Independent     2017-03-02 kl. 04:09     251 words
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Veteran comedian Sir Ken Dodd will be made a knight today in recognition of an outstanding career in entertainment lasting more than 60 years, and also his charity work.

A number of Paralympians who won gold at the Rio Games will also be awarded honours, including MBEs for sprinters Sophie Hahn, the 100 metre T38 champion, and Georgina Hermitage, who triumphed in the 400m T37 event.

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GB Wheelchair Rugby launch crowd funding campaign to reach Tokyo 2020 after being 'betrayed' by UK Sport
 
 Yahoo! Sports     2017-03-02 kl. 03:49     749 words
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The return of rugby sevens at last year’s Summer Olympic Games not only gave a platform for the sport to showcase the best it has to offer, but also

But while the Olympics has only just allowed rugby to return, the sport has been one of the fan favourites in the Paralympics for the last 20 years.... Since wheelchair rugby was introduced to the Paralympic Games in 1996, it has come on leaps and bounds...
 
   
The Parenting Place – Sophie Pascoe’s family
 
 GrownUps     2017-03-02 kl. 03:40     403 words
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Last night I spoke with Sophie Pascoe – nine Paralympic swimming gold medals, six silver, an amazing athlete and a wonderful person.... At 15 years of age, Sophie stood on the podium at Beijing with her first Paralympic gold medal, hugely proud to be a...

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IOC, IPC and IAKS launch 2017 international architectural awards
 
 Australasian Leisure Management     2017-03-02 kl. 03:26     654 words
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS) are calling for entries for their renowned architecture awards 2017.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic...
 
   
Come and experience one of Australia’s premier equestrian venues!
 
 EquestrianLife.com.au     2017-03-02 kl. 03:05     259 words
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Sponsored  

  Grand opening celebrations Willinga Park horse parade Dan Steers of Double Dan Horsemanship Jousting performances Dressage masterclass hosted by Roger Fitzhardinge and Brett Parbery featuring paralympian Sue-Ellen Lovett and Willinga Park’s
 
   
World's top riders buckle up for CHI Al Shaqab 2017
 
 Qatar Tribune     2017-03-02 kl. 02:51     761 words
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Three-day international equestrian competition begins today Vinay Nayudu Doha The fifth edition of CHI Al Shaqab, the prestigious equestrian

The 50-year-old Paralympic gold winner in para-dressage at Rio 2016, said,"It is one of the most prestigious competitions among the ones that I have competed in.
 
   
Chong Wei In Line For Second SAM-100PLUS Best Athlete Award
 
 Malaysian Digest     2017-03-02 kl. 02:49     320 words
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:22 View Comments Pic: sports247.my KUALA LUMPUR -- World No. 1 badminton men's singles player Datuk Lee Chong Wei is in line for his second Best Athlete Award at the Sportswriters Association of Malaysia (SAM)-100PLUS 2016 awards tomorrow.

Also, for the first time ever, SAM has introduced a new category in this year's awards, namely the Best Paralympian Award, to appreciate the sacrifices of paralympians in doing the country proud.... The nominees for the inaugural award are the three gold medalists at the 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
Tokyo government to install gender-neutral bathrooms for 2020 Olympics
 
 FOXSports.com     2017-03-02 kl. 02:36     158 words
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Tokyo's city government officials hope to install gender-neutral bathrooms ahead of the 2020 Olympics, to The Guardian and the Asahi Shimbun.

The groundbreaking for the new National Stadium that will be used at the the 2020 Olympics and Paralympic Games took place in December 2016.
 
   
Para-cyclist Foy chases new challenge (aapnzn)
 
 Yahoo! News Australia     2017-03-02 kl. 02:29     169 words
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, 5:06 pm Medal-winning Paralympian Emma Foy has put her para-cycling career on hold to focus on completing a law degree at Waikato University.

Para-cyclist Foy chases new challenge (aapnzn). , 5:06 pm Medal-winning Paralympian Emma Foy has put her para-cycling career on hold to focus on completing a law degree at Waikato University.A double Paralympic medallist and three-time world
 
   
US jumping team stalwart Cedric retires at age 19
 
 HorseTalk.co.nz     2017-03-02 kl. 01:27     773 words
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Laura Kraut and Cedric, pictured winning the 2015 $125,000 Trump Invitational Grand Prix at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida.

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.
 
   
Judi Brown Clarke ready to reveal mayoral race decision
 
 Lansing State Journal     2017-03-02 kl. 01:09     388 words
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Clarke to "share future plans" at Michigan Women's Historical Center and Hall of Fame. Lansing City Council Member Judi Brown Clarke is expected to announce Thursday if she will run for mayor.

Olympic Committee's Paralympian Engagement Task Force.
 
   
Ready, willing and Able
 
 Kingston Whig-Standard     2017-03-02 kl. 01:06     697 words
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The memory is still vivid in Paul Tingley’s mind. It was on a summer day in 1995, six months after a skiing accident had left the then 24-year-old Halifax native a paraplegic, that he got into a sailboat for the first time since he was 10 years old.

It was fun to play with the wind.” That easygoing frolic on the water launched a lengthy sailing career for Tingley, who went on to compete in five Paralympics, winning gold in single-handed keelboat in 2008 and bronze in three-person keelboat in
 
   
Damian Collins: Britain's world-beating cycling reputation is in tatters
 
 Northamptonshire Telegraph     2017-03-01 kl. 23:59     821 words
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Britain's reputation as a cycling powerhouse that wins clean is "in tatters", according to the chairman of the Culture, Media and Sport (CMS) select committee.

British Cycling, which has presided over Britain's most successful Olympic and Paralympic team over the last decade, has issued a long mea culpa, admitting "serious failings in our record keeping at the time", but said its "medicines management

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Azizulhasni Awang, Siti Rahmah Mohamad: Terengganu's sportsman, sportswoman for 2015/16
 
 New Straits Times     2017-03-01 kl. 23:56     148 words
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KUALA TERENGGANU: National cyclist Mohd Azizulhasni Awang and silat exponent Siti Rahmah Mohamad Nasir were named as Terengganu’s Sportsman and Sportswoman for 2015/2016.

Muhammad Azizi Shamsuddin (Muay Thai) and Nur Durriyah Damian (golf) were named the most promising athletes while Mohamad Azwar Bakar@Ibrahim and Siti Nor Athirah Mohd Anuar were honoured as the state’s top male and female paralympians.

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Transgender-friendly toilets planned for 2020 Olympics in Tokyo
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-03-01 kl. 23:55     89 words
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Tokyo’s metropolitan government is seeking to install gender-neutral public restrooms in the venues it is constructing for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, the Asahi Shimbun reported on Monday.

Tokyo’s metropolitan government is seeking to install gender-neutral public restrooms in the venues it is constructing for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, the Asahi Shimbun reported on Monday.While daredemo toire (“everyone’s toilets”)

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46 things to do in Vancouver this March
 
 Daily Hive - Vancouver     2017-03-01 kl. 23:50     3430 words
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March is here and there’s plenty of ways to enjoy Vancouver this month. From the great outdoors to comedy, St. Patrick’s Day to a fireside chat with Dragons, here are 46 things to do around the city this March.

Also featuring Rich Hansen, Paralympic athlete and founder of the Rick Hansen Foundation.
 
   
Back On Track: Double Para-Cycling Medalist Samantha Bosco Ready To Ride..
 
 TaableNote News     2017-03-01 kl. 23:45     301 words
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Source: teamusa.org Visit Her sharp focus was a clear asset at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, as she turned her first Paralympic experience into a double bronze-medal haul in cycling. U.S. Paralympics' Samantha Bosco is going for GOLD!

Back On Track: Double Para-Cycling Medalist Samantha Bosco Ready To Ride..Source: teamusa.org Visit Her sharp focus was a clear asset at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, as she turned her first Paralympic experience into a double bronze-medal haul in...
 
   
Long Island Sled Hockey League Gets Disabled Athletes Back In The Game
 
 CBS New York     2017-03-01 kl. 23:44     452 words
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— One Long Island organization has been providing a path to success for hundreds of disabled athletes for the past 21 years.

Long Island Sled Hockey League Gets Disabled Athletes Back In The Game. — One Long Island organization has been providing a path to success for hundreds of disabled athletes for the past 21 years.CBS2’s Steve Overmyer spent some time with the
 
   
Back On Track: Double Para-Cycling Medalist Samantha Bosco Ready To Ride For World Titles In LA
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-01 kl. 23:43     818 words
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, 3:53 p.m. (ET) Samantha Bosco secured two bronze medals at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Samantha Bosco freely admits she can get stuck deep in tunnel vision, to the point of losing perspective.

(ET) Samantha Bosco secured two bronze medals at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.... Samantha Bosco freely admits she can get stuck deep in tunnel vision, to the point of losing perspective.Her sharp focus was a clear asset at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, as she turned her first Paralympic...
 
   
Ontario family fights for autistic son's service dog in classroom
 
 Metro Canada     2017-03-01 kl. 23:39     828 words
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An Ontario family has gone to the province's human rights tribunal to fight for their autistic son's right to bring his service animal into class.

Paralympian denied Uber service because she has guide dog Fee said the decision to take the case to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario came after nearly three years of struggle with the board where his wife also serves as a trustee.
 
   
Nike and FIBA Agree to 11-Year Deal -- Federations Focus...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-03-01 kl. 23:05     756 words
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(ATR) One of the top basketball brands in the world is now the official sports apparel company of the International Basketball Federation. FIBA President Horacio Muratore and basketball stars pose after the deal is signed.

Kurzo is responsible for preparing for badminton's debut at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

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Crime › Reduced penalties for surrender eyed under anti-conspiracy bill
 
 Japan Today     2017-03-01 kl. 22:57     328 words
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Crime Mar. 02, 2017 - 06:40AM JST ( ) TOKYO — The Japanese government is planning to reduce penalties for those who plot serious crimes like

The government has stressed the need for the amendment to better deal with any terrorist plots as Tokyo prepares to host the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.

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Amy sets sights on Paralympics after arthritis diagnosis
 
 Edinburgh Evening News     2017-03-01 kl. 22:30     38 words
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Amy Stirling is trying to raise money for the unique kind of wheelchair that she needs; inset, Amy led an active lifestyle before her diagnosis. Picture: Greg Macvean

Amy sets sights on Paralympics after arthritis diagnosis.
 
   
WADA ‘encouraged by sign of progress’ from Vladimir Putin
 
 Carlow Nationalist     2017-03-01 kl. 22:29     531 words
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The World Anti-doping Agency is “encouraged by this sign of progress” after president Vladimir Putin admitted Russia’s anti-doping system had “failed” and urged it to reform.

Russian athletics. Its track and field athletes were banned from the Rio Olympics by the IAAF, athletics’ world governing body, while the International Paralympic Committee banned Russia entirely from the Rio Paralympics following the revelations in...

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Côté named new head coach of men's Canadian wheelchair rugby team
 
 Inside The Games     2017-03-01 kl. 22:28     386 words
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Max Winters Wednesday, 1 March 2017 Patrick Côtéhas been appointed as the new head coach of the men's Canadian wheelchair rugby team as preparations begin for the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

Max Winters Wednesday, 1 March 2017 Patrick Côtéhas been appointed as the new head coach of the men's Canadian wheelchair rugby team as preparations begin for the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.David Willsie, a three-time Paralympic Games

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The unbelievable success story of U.S. Paralympic three-sport athlete Oksana Masters just got better
 
 Excelle Sports     2017-03-01 kl. 22:20     1248 words
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Water, snow, street. Three surfaces, three sports and a countless number of medals. That’s life for Oksana Masters, who has represented the U.S. at the three Paralympic Games in three different sports: rowing, skiing and handcycling.

Paralympic three-sport athlete Oksana Masters just got better.... That’s life for Oksana Masters, who has represented the U.S. at the three Paralympic Games in three different sports: rowing, skiing and handcycling.And this February, life just got better...
 
   
Para Tri announces Ottobock as its first official sponsor
 
 SGB-Sports     2017-03-01 kl. 22:18     307 words
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Sporting Goods Business > Buying > Triathlon > Para Tri, the UK’s first ever stand-alone mass-participation sports event dedicated to people with

Para Tri founder and Paralympian, Sophia Warner, said: “We are delighted that Ottobock UK has recognised the importance and potential magnitude of this trailblazing series....legacy of the Paralympics, but with one fundamental difference – it isn’t just...
 
   
Kim Rhode Is Golden Again, Winning First Skeet World Cup Of 2017 Season
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-01 kl. 22:16     390 words
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, 2:05 p.m. (ET) (L-R) Sutiya Jiewchalommit of Thailand, Kim Rhode and Chloe Tipple of New Zealand pose after the women's skeet final at the ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun at the Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Ranges on March 1, 2017 in New Delhi.

She missed two targets in her first 16 shots before rattling off 33 consecutive hits to cruise to a comfortable victory; she missed just four of her 60 shots in total.  Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team
 
   
Gloucester Titans qualify for nationals after fourth place finish at final Division Two Super Series
 
 Gloucester Rugby Club     2017-03-01 kl. 22:13     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

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
 
   
Louisville Tennis Featured on USTA/ACC Match ...
 
 Louisville Athletics     2017-03-01 kl. 21:38     614 words
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Story Links The University of Louisville men's and women's tennis teams will be highlighted as part of the Atlantic Coast Conference's partnership with the United States Tennis Association for the the 2017 USTA/ACC Match of the Week series.

In addition, it owns approximately 90 Pro Circuit events throughout the U.S. and selects the teams for the Davis Cup, Fed Cup, Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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City of Calgary research reveals trends and gaps in local housing supply
 
 City of Calgary     2017-03-01 kl. 21:37     296 words
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2017 01 Mar 2017 - Man charged with break and enter with intent to commit sexual assault 01 Mar 2017 - 01 Mar

Calgarians asked to weigh in on potential 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games bid 22 Feb 2017 -
 
   
SA Celebs take on Country’s best in wheelchair tennis
 
 Stokveltalk     2017-03-01 kl. 21:33     602 words
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A team of brave South African celebrities switched their catwalks and studios for the tennis court in Johannesburg today as they took on the country’s finest wheelchair tennis stars.

Sithole, Montjane and Maripa all represented South Africa at last year’s Rio Paralympic Games and will be looking to put in a good showing in front of an enthusiastic home crowd.

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Skier Gallagher recovering from training fall
 
 BBC     2017-03-01 kl. 21:27     62 words
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Paralympic skiing champion Kelly Gallagher speaks of her determination to get back on the slopes following a recent training accident in Italy.

Paralympic skiing champion Kelly Gallagher speaks of her determination to get back on the slopes following a recent training accident in Italy.The visually impaired skier, who won Britain's first ever Winter Paralympic gold medal at Sochi in 2014,
 
   
Should Calgary bid on the Olympics? Bow Valley residents asked to weigh in
 
 Banff Crag & Canyon     2017-03-01 kl. 20:56     606 words
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The Calgary Bid Exploration Committee is seeking feedback from Bow Valley residents on whether the city should bid on the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

The Calgary Bid Exploration Committee is seeking feedback from Bow Valley residents on whether the city should bid on the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.Residents of the Bow Valley corridor are being asked to submit their thoughts on the

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Lowdown: This Condom Brand Is First With Broadcast TV Ad
 
 Advertising Age     2017-03-01 kl. 20:31     821 words
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Most Popular The Lowdown is Ad Age's weekly look at news nuggets from across the world of marketing, including trends, campaign tidbits, executive comings and goings and more.

Another spot shows Michelle Salt, a Paralympian who battled back from a nearly fatal motorcycle accident in part with help from restful sleep on one of the brand's mattresses.
 
   
Leeds Sports Awards nominee profile: Ady Hinchliffe
 
 Leeds Beckett University     2017-03-01 kl. 20:20     300 words
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- The Leeds Sports Awards 2017 will celebrate the city’s 12 months of incredible sporting success at the first direct Arena on Tuesday 7 March.

Ady Hinchliffe. - The Leeds Sports Awards 2017 will celebrate the city’s 12 months of incredible sporting success at the first direct Arena on Tuesday 7 March.From athletes’ and coaches’ achievements on the global stage at the Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
Athletics: Defending Champions Stephen Sambu and Ernst van Dyk to Headline International Professional Athlete Field at 2017 United Airlines NYC Half
 
 Runners Web     2017-03-01 kl. 20:09     1672 words
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Professional athletes from 22 different countries, including 23 Olympians and 12 Paralympians, to lead 20,000 runners at the first race in the 2017

Professional athletes from 22 different countries, including 23 Olympians and 12 Paralympians...
 
   
Physiotherapist (0.6 FTE Contract) Recruitment
 
 British Judo Association     2017-03-01 kl. 20:00     222 words
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We are currently recruiting for the following position: Physiotherapist (0.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a Summer Olympic and Paralympic Sport on its journey to Tokyo and beyond.
 
   
Khattab secures maiden title at Dubai Powerlifting World Cup
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-01 kl. 19:53     335 words
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Jordan's Abdelkareem Mohmmad Ahmad Khattab secured his first-ever Powerlifting World Cup title as he won the men's up to 80 kilograms competition in Dubai today.

Rasool Mohsin of Iran, silver medallist at last year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, dominated the men's up to 72kg competition and comfortably claimed the gold medal with a best lift of 210kg.

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Registration opens for Barcelona Triathlon by Santander
 
 El Digital D Barcelona     2017-03-01 kl. 19:38     247 words
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the Barcelona Triathlon by Santander comes to town. Its date is now confirmed and it has been announced that registration will open on 8 March.

According to commissioner for Sports, David Escudé , “this year is also a special occasion, as it is the 25th anniversary of the Barcelona 92 Olympic and Paralympic Games , and it is therefore a great time to demonstrate the city’s potential
 
   
The Kildare U21 football Named & Cheltenham Festival Entries Revealed
 
 Kfm Radio     2017-03-01 kl. 19:31     854 words
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Kildare play Longford this evening in the Eirgrid Leinster Under 21 Football quarter final in Hawkfield at 7.30pm.

Matt Healy, Marnitz Boshoff and Jake Heenan all sit out this week, but should be fit to face Glasgow towards the end of the month. ================== Paralympics Ireland has appointed Kildare woman Miriam Malone as their new Chief Executive Officer.
 
   
IOC claim want WADA to be independent after Tygart slams them for letting down clean athletes at Rio 2016
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-01 kl. 18:47     686 words
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has taken steps to once again outline its plan for anti-doping reforms following the evidence given at a Congressional Sub-Committee hearing in Washington D.C.

The International Paralympic Committee, however, banned all Russian competitors from competing in the Brazilian city.

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Applications Open for Grow the Game Funding
 
 Isle of Man Football Association     2017-03-01 kl. 18:42     705 words
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Underrepresented groups in grassroots football will soon have more teams to play in. The FA are investing £1.5m into the Grow the Game scheme – a programme that increases participation at the lowest levels of the game.

Turnham, a star of the Paralympic GB football team, supported the initiative: “Grow the Game is an excellent scheme for those involved with the sport at grassroots level.
 
   
Sochi to host Formula One Grand Prix for further five years
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-01 kl. 18:25     485 words
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Russia will continue to host a Formula One Grand Prix for a further five years after organisers agreed a contract extension through to 2025.

According to the Autosport website, the sponsorship means the Russian Government will no longer pay the race promoter fees for the race in the city which hosted the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.  "The important part is the title

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National success for Aylsham schoolgirl at Cross Country Championships
 
 Eastern Daily Press 24     2017-03-01 kl. 18:23     453 words
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14:59 01 March 2017 Marc Betts Abi Durand getting stuck in at the English National Cross Country Championships. Picture: North Norfolk Sporting Centre for Excellence

This is a precision ball sport which has featured in the Paralympic Games since 1984.
 
   
Biles, Kerrigan to join ‘Dancing with the Stars’
 
 NBC Olympics     2017-03-01 kl. 18:20     366 words
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More: Gymnastics All but one of Olga Korbut’s Olympic medals fetch $230,000 at auction Police: 81 people accuse ex-USA Gymnastics doctor of sexual assault Olga Korbut puts 5 Olympic medals up for auction Simone Biles  is set to become the fifth U.

A list of Olympians (and one Paralympian) to compete on Dancing with the Stars:

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Prince William attempts wild feat while blindfolded
 
 AOL.com     2017-03-01 kl. 18:14     4880 words
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Putting his daddy skills to good use! Prince William proved he's more than just a royal during an official event on Wednesday. The father of two visited a primary school in Wales, where he helped launch the SkillForce Prince William Award.

(Photo via Getty) September 2012 Kate looked chic and professional at the Paralympics Day 4 medal ceremony.... (Photo via Getty) October 2012 Kate attended a royal reception for team Great Britain's Olympic and Paralympic athletes, wearing a black floral...
 
   
Miriam Malone appointed as CEO of Paralympics Ireland
 
 FA Ireland     2017-03-01 kl. 18:04     422 words
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Miriam has been successfully appointed to the position of CEO with Paralympics Ireland. This is a fantastic achievement and a well-deserved next step in her career.

Miriam Malone appointed as CEO of Paralympics Ireland.... Miriam has been successfully appointed to the position of CEO with Paralympics Ireland.... "On behalf of everyone, I'd like to wish Miriam many years of success as CEO at Paralympics Ireland, the next...
 
   
Governor Baker, MBTA Celebrate Expansion of The Ride’s On-Demand Paratransit Service
 
 Mass.gov     2017-03-01 kl. 18:01     798 words
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Governor Charlie Baker and MBTA Acting General Manager Brian Shortsleeve celebrated 10,000 rides in the MBTA’s The RIDE On-Demand Paratransit Pilot

A para-rower, Paralympic...
 
   
MApN: Minister Les discusses with Ambassador of Canada about developments in regional security environment
 
 Nine O'Clock     2017-03-01 kl. 17:35     253 words
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at 6:24 pm 4 views National Defence Minister Gabriel Les had on Wednesday a meeting with Ambassador of Canada to Romania Kevin Hamilton (photo

Furthermore, the Romanian Minister thanked the authorities in Ottawa for inviting Romania to the 2017 edition of the INVICTUS Games [an international Paralympic-style multi-sport event -e.n.], competition that will take place this autumn in
 
   
March 1, 2017: Lady Gaga to Replace Beyoncé as Coachella Headliner, Entertainment Studios Show Support for L.A. 2024 Olympic Bid, CNN to Bring Journalism Students to Correspondents' Dinner
 
 BizBash     2017-03-01 kl. 17:33     1169 words
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1. LADY GAGA TO REPLACE BEYONCE AS COACHELLA HEADLINER: Lady Gaga will replace Beyoncé as the Coachella headliner for both weekends.

Should Los Angeles get the chance to host the Olympics and Paralympic Games, LA 2024 has plans to use some of L.A.'s trademark Hollywood magic to help constrict the opening and closing ceremonies.... 'That is what makes L.A. such an exciting environment to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Science Festival 2017
 
 Cambridge Edition.co.uk     2017-03-01 kl. 17:20     1393 words
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The 23rd instalment of the Cambridge Science Festival arrives with an explosion of scintillating science-based fun and discovery  The Cambridge

Cycling Science on the 23rd features Dr Dan Gordon, a Paralympian and world record holder, who’ll be discussing his experiences in professional sports, plus the importance of personalised training, eating and competing.

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janethughes published Nominate your heroes for a Pride of the Forest award
 
 Gloucester Citizen     2017-03-01 kl. 17:14     567 words
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Foresters have just five weeks to make somebody's day by nominating them for a Pride of the Forest award. Time is running out to reward all those people who give up their time to make a real difference in their community.

Remember, they will be joining a list of winners than includes the like of Paralympic hero Andy Lewis.... The Forest was proud of the Paralympian and world champion triathlete long before the rest of the country joined in.

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Paralympics Ireland gets new CEO
 
 Tipp FM     2017-03-01 kl. 17:02     65 words
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01 Mar, 2017 Miriam Malone has been appointed the new CEO of Paralympics Ireland.

Paralympics Ireland gets new CEO.... 01 Mar, 2017 Miriam Malone has been appointed the new CEO of Paralympics Ireland.The Kildare native worked as a business partnerships director with the FAI for 11-years and has also held roles at Special Olympics...
 
   
The show Montréal Avudo unveiled by its creator, Daniele Finzi Pasca!
 
 Canada NewsWire     2017-03-01 kl. 16:41     903 words
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/CNW Telbec/ - Internationally renowned creator Daniele Finzi Pasca , along with his artistic team, revealed today the initial details of his major immersive show, Montréal Avudo .

ceremony of the Sochi Paralympic Games, various operas in London , Toronto , Saint Petersburg and Naples ( L'Amour de loin, Aida, Verdi's Requiem, Pagliacci, Carmen ), and collaborations with Cirque du Soleil ( Corteo, Luzia ) and Cirque Éloize's
 
   
EY breidt onder­steuning van top­sporters in het bedrijfs­leven uit
 
 Ernst & Young     2017-03-01 kl. 16:41     775 words
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Building on a successful pilot program with Rio 2016 athletes, EY today announced it will further support male and female elite athletes in their

The initial focus will be on athletes who are competing in the British & Irish Lions rugby tour, the National Football League (NFL), the Women’s Rugby World Cup, the Winter Olympics and Paralympics.... ACT are global experts in career transition for elite athletes, and over the past six years have built a trusted reputation and successful track record of working with many truly remarkable elite athletes, including Olympians and Paralympians...
 
   
FIFA official praises readiness of Fisht Arena in Sochi ahead of 2017 Confederations Cup
 
 Tass.ru     2017-03-01 kl. 16:31     517 words
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SOCHI, March 1. /TASS/. Authorities of the Russian Black Sea resort city of Sochi applied enormous efforts to prepare the Fisht Arena for hosting

The Fisht Arena, which hosted the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
FISA Extraordinary Congress integrates Para rowing
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-01 kl. 16:28     708 words
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Major foundations were laid for securing and building the sport’s future at the Paralympic Games following the federation’s meeting.

Major foundations were laid for securing and building the sport’s future at the Paralympic Games following the federation’s meeting.Following the World Rowing Federation’s (FISA) 2017 Extraordinary Congress in Tokyo, Japan, major foundations
 
   
Monthly preview: March 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-01 kl. 16:28     453 words
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Check out all the events that will headline this month in Para sport.

Paralympic Games , from 2-5 March.... World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2017 The event will take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, from 4-11 March and will serve as a Test Event for next year’s Paralympic Winter Games .
 
   
Classification meetings conclude in Bonn
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-01 kl. 16:28     460 words
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Experts and heads were updated on the latest research findings and also discussed ways to improve their sport’s classification systems.

Experts and heads were updated on the latest research findings and also discussed ways to improve their sport’s classification systems.Classification experts from around the world gathered in Bonn, Germany, where the International Paralympic
 
   
SafeSport: What You Need To Know
 
 USAWaterSki.org     2017-03-01 kl. 16:27     116 words
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Posted by : usaws On : 03/01/2017 09:08:44 In: USA-WS In March 2017, the U.S. Center for SafeSport will begin investigating and resolving alleged policy violations of the SafeSport Code for the U.S.

Center for SafeSport will begin investigating and resolving alleged policy violations of the SafeSport Code for the U.S.Olympic and Paralympic Movement's 47 national governing bodies, including USA Water Ski.
 
   
Putin: Russian anti-doping system failed, we should listen to WADA
 
 Equilibrio Informativo     2017-03-01 kl. 16:09     297 words
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Although he maintained his criticism of the McLaren Report, which uncovered evidence of over 1,000 Russian athletes' involvement in what was described

The second part of the report, which was published last December, claimed that more than 1,000 Russian athletes participating in the summer, winter, and Paralympic competitions had benefited from an alleged plot to hide positive doping tests.

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Disabled children from Bucks win medals in Paralympic-style games
 
 Getbucks     2017-03-01 kl. 16:03     328 words
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Disabled children from Bucks were medal-winners this week after competing at the ‘home of the Paralympics’. The Primary Panathlon took place at Stoke Mandeville Stadium on February 28 and saw all the children bringing home medals.

Disabled children from Bucks win medals in Paralympic-style games.... Disabled children from Bucks were medal-winners this week after competing at the ‘home of the Paralympics’.... The Primary Panathlon took place at Stoke Mandeville Stadium on February 28 and saw all the children bringing home medals.The ‘Paralympic...
 
   
PRESIDENT’S PRAISE FOR IRISH WORLD AWARDS
 
 Irish World News     2017-03-01 kl. 15:48     962 words
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Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Michael D commends our winners for their tireless and selfless contributions to British civic life,

Songwriter and music producer Don Mescall was honoured for his contribution to the music industry while Paralympic champion Katie-George Dunlevy scooped the ‘Greatest Sporting Achievement of 2016’ for her gold medal-winning performance in Rio.
 
   
Final PyeongChang 2018 Chef de Mission seminar begins
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-03-01 kl. 15:45     298 words
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Nearly 100 delegates from 33 countries are in PyeongChang, South Korea, this week for the Chef de Mission seminar ahead of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.

Nearly 100 delegates from 33 countries are in PyeongChang, South Korea, this week for the Chef de Mission seminar ahead of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.Over the coming days, head of delegations will receive updates on preparations for next
 
   
New British Paralympic Association chair announced
 
 SportsPro Media     2017-03-01 kl. 15:12     110 words
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Former chief medical officer chosen for the role. Posted: March 1 2017 By: David Cook The British Paralympic Association (BPA) has appointed Dr Nick Webborn as its chair.

New British Paralympic Association chair announced.... Posted: March 1 2017 By: David Cook The British Paralympic Association (BPA) has appointed Dr Nick Webborn as its chair.The news follows the decision of former chair Tim Reddish to step down from the...
 
   
Olympic Medalists Simone Biles, Nancy Kerrigan To Compete On “Dancing With The Stars”
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-01 kl. 15:01     386 words
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, 8:33 a.m. (ET) Simone Biles (L) and Nancy Kerrigan will compete on Season 24 of "Dancing with the Stars." A gymnast, a figure skater and Mr. T walk into a ballroom. It’s not the start of a joke; it’s the latest cast of “Dancing with the Stars.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Summer UK tour dates for musical Bring On The Bollywood announced
 
 Lancaster & Morecambe Citizen     2017-03-01 kl. 14:49     540 words
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Bring On The Bollywood is to tour the UK this summer. Created by Samir Bhamra the stage show is inspired by classic Indian cinema and contemporary British Asian influences.

In addition to his role as creative director of the London Asian Film Festival, Samir delivered three large scale performances during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Dad uses 3D printing to develop new prosthetic technology for infants, inspired by son
 
 TCT     2017-03-01 kl. 14:17     823 words
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Get ready to feel warm and fuzzy. A father in North Wales has today launched a crowdfunding campaign to support the development of a new functional 3D printed prosthetic technology for infants.

Using the scan data, Ben worked with Autodesk ’s Fusion 360 and Paul Sohi, who used the same software to design the world’s first 3D printed sports prosthetic for Rio Paralympic cyclist Denise Schindler , to modify the design and incorporate

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Dusit Thani announces bid to build billion dollar icon 'putting Bangkok on world stage'
 
 CLAD Global     2017-03-01 kl. 13:52     2866 words
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Architecture and design news 3 The Dusit Thani Bangkok will be redeveloped to 'elevate its standing as one of the world’s renowned hotels' /

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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Malaysian and Kazakh juniors set two world records in 8th Fazza World Para Powerlifting World Cup Dubai
 
 UAE NewsApp.com     2017-03-01 kl. 13:43     452 words
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DUBAI, 1st March, 2017 (WAM)-- Two world records were set yesterday in the Juniors category of the 8th Fazza World Para Powerlifting World Cup Dubai

The competition is supported by the club's strategic partners Dubai Sports Council, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the General Authority for Youth and Sports Welfare (GAYSW), and the UAE Paralympic Committee.

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Budapest officially withdraws bid for 2024 Olympic Games
 
 China.org.cn     2017-03-01 kl. 13:40     305 words
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Hungary's capital Budapest officially withdrew its candidacy for the hosting of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, following a decision adopted by the extraordinary meeting of the City Hall of the capital here on Wednesday.

Hungary's capital Budapest officially withdrew its candidacy for the hosting of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic...

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Out of this world proposal as creatives push for art museum on the Moon
 
 Leisure Management     2017-03-01 kl. 13:33     256 words
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BYTom Anstey One of Thailand's largest hotel and property development companies has announced plans to expand Bangkok's famous Dusit Thani hotel and develop a new ....

Dr Nick Webborn – who acted as chief medical officer during the London 2012 Paralympics – has been elected as chair of the British Paralympic ....

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ROAD TO 2024: Budapest Officially Withdraw From Race
 
 iSportConnect     2017-03-01 kl. 13:25     124 words
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Bidding Wednesday, 01 March 2017 12:01 The City Assembly of Budapest has officially voted to withdraw the Hungarian capital's bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Bidding Wednesday, 01 March 2017 12:01 The City Assembly of Budapest has officially voted to withdraw the Hungarian capital's bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.A petition to force a referendum on the bid attracted over 250,000

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War Horse puppet Joey being moved to V&A Museum of Childhood for new show
 
 London Evening Standard     2017-03-01 kl. 13:15     655 words
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The V&A Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green will host Joey from July

It stars David Toole, who appeared in DV8's The Cost of Living and had a solo in the 2012 Paralympic Opening Ceremony.

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TeamGB Medallists Present Trophies To Local Sporting Heroes
 
 PutneySW15     2017-03-01 kl. 13:09     14 words
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Awards for sporting stars and community heroes from Olympic gold and Paralympic bronze

Awards for sporting stars and community heroes from Olympic gold and Paralympic bronze. ...medallists.
 
   
World Shooting Para Sport agrees changes
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-01 kl. 13:03     382 words
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The Sport Technical Committee was reappointed and discussed a variety of topics with the management team.

Two new roles of Head of Education and Officiating and Head of Education were added, with the process opened for National Paralympic Committee’s (NPCs) to submit nominations now open.... Exactly when this will come into effect is still to be determined. “We are always looking for ways that we can make improvements and the start of the new Paralympic...
 
   
Five reasons why Paralympians make great employees
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-01 kl. 13:03     611 words
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If you are looking for exceptional employees who are able to inspire people around the globe and have the tenacity and drive for success, think of hiring a Paralympian!

Five reasons why Paralympians make great employees.... If you are looking for exceptional employees who are able to inspire people around the globe and have the tenacity and drive for success, think of hiring a Paralympian!The Paralympic Games and its...
 
   
Los Angeles ready to receive world’s best Para cyclists
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-01 kl. 13:03     230 words
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The UCI Para cycling Track World Championships will kick off in the US coastal city on 2 March, with close to 80 athletes from 20 countries competing.

The host nation has the largest delegation with 14 athletes, including Paralympic champions Joseph Berenyi and Shawn Morelli.... Great Britain took eight golds, two silvers and two bronzes at last year’s Paralympic Games and are hoping to increase their...

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Meet sailing heroes with Marlow Ropes at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show 2017
 
 Royal Yachting Association     2017-03-01 kl. 13:02     383 words
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British Sailing team members will be at The Marlow Ropes stand, G42, during the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show 2017 offering tips and insight to younger sailors.

While two-time Paralympics medalists Alexandra Rickham will join the action at Marlow at 3pm on Sunday.
 
   
Hundreds attend ball in memory of inspirational Sam
 
 The Newark Advertiser     2017-03-01 kl. 13:02     470 words
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11:46am Wed Mar 01, 2017 More than 300 people attended a fundraising ball on Saturday in memory of a brave Newark teenager who battled a brain tumour.

Sporting celebrities, including Nottingham Forest right-back Eric Lichaj, Paralympic swimmers Ollie Hynd and Charlotte Henshaw and high jumper Isobel Pooley were among those at the event at Newark Showground.

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Corby students win medals at disability sport finals
 
 Northamptonshire Telegraph     2017-03-01 kl. 12:59     236 words
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Disabled students from Corby Business Academy took home silver and bronze medals when they represented their county at ‘the Home of the Paralympic Games’.

Disabled students from Corby Business Academy took home silver and bronze medals when they represented their county at ‘the Home of the Paralympic Games’.The students took park in the Panathlon Central and South Region Multisport Final on
 
   
Japan Video Surveillance Systems Market (2017-2023): Market Forecast by Types, Verticals, Regions and Competitive Landscape - Research and Markets
 
 Benzinga.com     2017-03-01 kl. 12:53     403 words
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Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Japan Video Surveillance Systems Market (2017-2023): Market Forecast by Types, Verticals, Regions and Competitive Landscape" report to their offering.

Apart from this, upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympic games are further adding to the growth of surveillance systems throughout various verticals.

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Lignano Masters draws top international competition
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-01 kl. 12:49     299 words
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Many Rio 2016 table tennis medallists will take on their first international event of 2017.

Notably five gold medallists in the individual events from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games will compete:
 
   
Sports historian Boria Majumdar to share unseen Indian sporting artefacts in new book
 
 Lancaster & Morecambe Citizen     2017-03-01 kl. 12:46     510 words
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Boria Majumdar has written a book entitled ‘A History of Indian Sport Through 100 Artefacts’ A sports expert is set to highlight of India’s sporting history through never-before-seen artefacts.

Contemporary history and legends like Sachin Tendulkar, Abhinav Bindra, Sania Mirza, Viswanathan Anand and the exploits at the Paralympics 2016 also claim their space in this fascinating archive.

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Budapest City Assembly votes to withdraw Olympic bid
 
 Inside The Games     2017-03-01 kl. 12:35     40 words
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Liam Morgan Wednesday, 1 March 2017 Budapest's City Assembly has voted to officially withdraw the Hungarian capital's bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Liam Morgan Wednesday, 1 March 2017 Budapest's City Assembly has voted to officially withdraw the Hungarian capital's bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.More follows 202049 114949 227803 198092 -1 text/html; charset=UTF-8.
 
   
Tories change law to dodge rulings against disability benefit cut
 
 Socialist Party     2017-03-01 kl. 12:29     355 words
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Link to this page: http://www.socialistparty.org.

PIP is also points based, so many people stopped getting the payments because of their score, including Paralympic athletes!
 
   
British Paralympic Association Appoints Chairman
 
 iSportConnect     2017-03-01 kl. 12:27     88 words
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Hirings Wednesday, 01 March 2017 10:15 Dr Nick Webborn has been named the new Chairman of the British Paralympic Association.

British Paralympic Association Appoints Chairman.... Hirings Wednesday, 01 March 2017 10:15 Dr Nick Webborn has been named the new Chairman of the British Paralympic Association.The 60-year-old sports medicine specialist, who was recently awarded an OBE, has been working with Paralympic...

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