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Brödernas företag noterar över 1.000 världsrekord
 
 di.se     2017-03-03 kl. 06:15     1222 words
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Inom loppet av ett år dog deras pappa - tidigare ägare av Eleiko - och huvudlagret i Halmstad brann ned till grunden. Trots det lyckades brödratrion Blomberg genomföra familjeföretagets största lyft hittills.

För att ändå klara viktiga leveranser, bland annat till Paralympics i Rio, fick företaget expressleverera delar av det tunga godset med flyg.
 
   
Serieseger för Vara SK
 
 Nya Lidköpings-Tidningen     2017-03-02 kl. 11:33     108 words
 
PARASPORT/INNEBANDY: Vara SK lag 2 firade lite extra när den femte och sista omgången i västgötaserien färdigspelades i Skövde i söndags. Vara vann nämligen division 3 med sina elva segrar och fyra förluster på 15 matcher.

PARASPORT/INNEBANDY:
 
   
Facts, statistics, news and trivia for the 93rd Vasaloppet
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-03-02 kl. 09:01     3185 words
 
Pressmeddelande Mar 02, 2017 09:01 CET The 93rd Vasaloppet since the beginning in 1922 will start in Berga by in Sälen on Sunday March 5, 2017, at 08:00.

the Paralympics, using sit-ski. -
 
   
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Italy: Kiku's focus on sustainability
 
 English.FoodQS.cn     2017-03-03 kl. 08:41     385 words
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Sustainability was again the focus of KIKU Variety Management at the recent Fruit Logistica. The Crimson Snow Club met for the annual Crimson Snow Global Meeting.

For example the two skiers from Trentino "Jack &Fabry", are the new world champions in the paralympic category "visually impaired".
 
   
Trump, Russia and the US election: What we know
 
 Uganda Daily Monitor     2017-03-03 kl. 08:20     387 words
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Moroto Woman MP by-election for April 26 Consume local products, Rugunda tells Ugandans KCCA denies involvement in Park Yard market demolition

Soccer Basketball Boxing Cricket Athletics Rugby Golf Motor Sport Other Sport Sports Columnists Latest Sports Nakalembe set to attempt hat-trick at Entebbe Open Paralympic medallist Emong relishing NSSF Run Mayanja expects duo to push hard in round
 
   
Paralympic Gold Medallist Opens Refurbished Chepstow Branch of Monmouthshire Business Society
 
 Business News Wales     2017-03-03 kl. 08:14     337 words
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Finance Monmouthshire South Wales Sport SHARE European, World & Paralympic Champion Andy Lewis MBE joined the Deputy Mayor of Chepstow at the

Paralympic Gold Medallist Opens Refurbished Chepstow Branch of Monmouthshire Business Society.... Finance Monmouthshire South Wales Sport SHARE European, World & Paralympic Champion Andy Lewis MBE joined the Deputy Mayor of Chepstow at the. ...opening...
 
   
GB's Thornhill wins world pursuit gold
 
 BBC     2017-03-03 kl. 08:13     231 words
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Britain's Sophie Thornhill beat team-mate Lora Fachie to tandem pursuit gold on day one of the Para-cycling Track World Championships in Los Angeles. It was a fifth world title for the Rio tandem kilo gold medallist, 21, piloted by Corrine Hall.

Paralympic triathlon silver medallist Alison Patrick just missed out on a medal on her international track debut.... Riders, including 14-time Paralympic gold medallist Sarah Storey, had been critical of the UCI for the short build-up to the event.
 
   
Malaysia To Enjoy Maximum Benefit From King Salman's Visit To Develop Halal Products
 
 Bernama     2017-03-03 kl. 07:58     259 words
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PUTRAJAYA, March 3 (Bernama) -- Malaysia will enjoy maximum benefit from the recent four-day visit to Malaysia by Saudi Arabia's King Salman Abdulaziz Al Saud to develop its halal products.

food needs of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in 2020 in Tokyo. --

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#Travel: 7 Amazing Things That South Korea Is Doing To Prep For The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics
 
 Hype Malaysia     2017-03-03 kl. 07:53     1441 words
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If there’s one thing that I love about going to South Korea, is the fact that no matter how many times I’ve been there, there are always new places and things to discover .

After all, the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics will be hosting a whopping total of 29 games – 20 Olympic events, 5 Paralympic events, 2 non-competition events, 2 non-sport events. So you can imagine the amount of people that will be flocking to
 
   
E.Sodnompeljee secures gold in Para Powerlifting World Cup
 
 Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies     2017-03-03 kl. 07:39     129 words
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Sodnompeljee Enkhbayar, Mongolian Honored Sportsman, bronze medalist of Rio-2016 Olympic Games won a gold medal in men’s 97 kg bench press category at the World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai, United Arab Emirates held from February 28 to March 3.

March 3.This is the first gold medal of the World Cup in the Mongolian Paralympic history.
 
   
Five For Friday: Para-Cycling
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-03 kl. 07:37     291 words
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Five For Friday: Alpine Skiing Five For Friday: Gymnastics Five For Friday: Rugby Five For Friday: Swimming Defending world champion cyclists Joe Berenyi and Shawn Morelli are among 16 U.S.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “We’re very excited for this year’s world championships,” said Ian Lawless, U.S.... Paralympics Cycling high performance director. “It’s a great opportunity for our athletes to showcase their talents and defend their number one world ranking on home soil in Los Angeles.” Berenyi, a three-time Paralympic...
 
   
Big enough to win
 
 Star Community     2017-03-03 kl. 07:12     630 words
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:22 PM . Matt D’Arcy, pictured here before jetting off to the States to play at Green Mountain College in Vermont, is hell-bent on making his hoops dreams a reality.

The championships were created in conjunction with the Australian Sports and Recreation Association for People with an Intellectual Disability (AUSRAPID) and Basketball Australia after the success of the national teams in the 1992 Paralympic Games
 
   
New shopping center opens in town hit by 2011 quake-tsunami
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-03-03 kl. 06:20     317 words
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SENDAI (Kyodo) -- A new shopping center built on elevated land opened Friday in a northeastern Japan town devastated in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, featuring shops that had been operating out of temporary buildings since then.

designed the new National Stadium for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo.

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Chinese Vice Premier calls for coherent efforts for "green, inclusive, open and clean" Olympics
 
 CCTV     2017-03-03 kl. 05:35     332 words
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BEIJING, March 1 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli on Friday called for coherent efforts to ensure the preparatory work for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games are green, inclusive, open and clean.

Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli on Friday called for coherent efforts to ensure the preparatory work for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games are green, inclusive, open and clean.Zhang made the remarks at a high-level meeting which was
 
   
PyeongChang Olympics to kick off 5G broadcasts
 
 Office of the President, Republic of Korea     2017-03-03 kl. 04:19     507 words
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A visitor experiences the thrill of a luge race using VR headgear and lying flat on a sled, at the Mobile World Congress 2017 that kicked off in Barcelona on Feb. 27.

27.The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, now less than a year away, promises to increase the thrills of competitive sports with state-of-the-art technology.
 
   
Day 1 - Para Nordic Skiing World Cup, Western Center, Ukraine
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-03 kl. 04:11     36 words
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[embedded content] © • Tweet print send A full competition schedule and live results from Western Center are available here: https://www.paralympic.org/nordic-skiing/live-results/info-live-results/...

© • Tweet print send A full competition schedule and live results from Western Center are available here: https://www.paralympic.org/nordic-skiing/live-results/info-live-results/...The World Cup runs until 20 January.

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Libs' Heysen candidate withdraws over Turnbull sledge
 
 In Daily     2017-03-03 kl. 03:58     1030 words
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Stephen Blacketer says he doesn’t want his criticisms of Malcolm Turnbull to embarrass Steven Marshall, seen here with moderate powerbroker Christopher Pyne.

before,” she said. The Liberals today confirmed InDaily ‘s revelations that Colton will be contested by former Premier Dean Brown’s son Alex and star Paralympian Matt Cowdrey, with SEC president Duncan Symons also nominating, while in Davenport Murray...
 
   
Mitch Gourley Downhill jump - 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup, Sochi
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-03 kl. 03:55     697 words
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With only a super combined and night slalom race still to go at the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup Fianls in Sochi, the Russians are leading the nation rankings with 4572 points.

"But excited that we won a gold medal at the World Cup Finals, and this is pretty exciting going into Sochi next year for the Paralympic Games ....page.The 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals Sochi is also a test event for the Sochi 2014 Paralympic...
 
   
Learning Japanese from the news / Telework t...
 
 The Japan News     2017-03-03 kl. 02:57     320 words
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Stay abreast of current events and learn Japanese at the same time through articles originally printed in The Yomiuri KODOMO Shimbun.

To prevent congestion on trains and buses during the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, the government is planning a telework experiment in which many companies will participate.... In Britain, it is said that telework became popular because of the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Today's top 10 weekend events in Steamboat Springs
 
 Steamboat Pilot & Today     2017-03-03 kl. 02:54     523 words
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Steamboat Springs — Wondering what to do and where to go in Steamboat Springs? We've got you covered with this weekend's top 10 events. Friday, March 3 Ohana live printing event for Fly Gulch Schoolhouse -- Ohana, 4 to 7 p.m.

Get teamed up with Olympians, Paralympians and celebrity ambassadors to compete in a series of fun on-mountain challenges.
 
   
Jordan leads gold rush at Fazza Powerlifting WC
 
 The Gulf Today     2017-03-03 kl. 02:44     220 words
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DUBAI: Jordan reigned supreme for the third consecutive day at the 8th Fazza World Para Powerlifting World Cup Dubai 2017 being held under the

I aim to continue this form into the upcoming World Championships in Mexico,” said Khattab who won silver and bronze in 2015 and 2016 respectively in Dubai and missed out on a podium finish in the Rio Paralympics last year in which Jordan won
 
   
Dankers claims first Powerlifting World Cup gold in Dubai
 
 Inside The Games     2017-03-03 kl. 02:39     364 words
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Liam Morgan Thursday, 2 March 2017 Patrique Dankers of The Netherlands claimed his best-ever Powerlifting World Cup finish as he won the men's up to 88 kilograms event in Dubai today.

Sodnompiljee Enkhbayar, bronze medallist at last year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, dominated the men's up to 97kg competition.

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Rodan's flexitarian diet
 
 Fiji Times     2017-03-03 kl. 02:22     203 words
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FIJI's Sportswoman of the Year and Paralympic table tennis player Merewalesi Rodan is an elite sportswoman who has made Fiji proud with her outstanding performance in Paralympic competition internationally.

FIJI's Sportswoman of the Year and Paralympic table tennis player Merewalesi Rodan is an elite sportswoman who has made Fiji proud with her outstanding performance in Paralympic competition internationally.Currently Rodan is one of the two women in

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Bronzed quarter ready to fire back into action
 
 Australian Olympic Committee     2017-03-03 kl. 01:56     435 words
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ARCHERY: Australia’s bronze-medal winning Olympic men’s archery team and Paralympic bronze medallist Jonathon Milne will all be back in action this weekend at the Australian Open in Brisbane.

ARCHERY: Australia’s bronze-medal winning Olympic men’s archery team and Paralympic...
 
   
NEW! Sleep = Power In Tempur-Pedic Campaign
 
 Media Post     2017-03-03 kl. 01:53     148 words
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Knowledge is power and a good night's sleep is priceless. "Tempur-Pedic Sleep Is Power" is a nationwide campaign starring actual owners of Tempur-Pedic beds sharing how uninterrupted sleep helps them perform better in their daily lives.

Michelle Salt is a Paralympian snowboarde r and realtor who was severely injured in a motorcycle accident in 2011 .
 
   
The theatre companies putting disability in the spotlight
 
 ABC Online     2017-03-03 kl. 01:49     60 words
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UK theatre director Jenny Sealey has made her career putting deaf and disabled performers centre stage.

UK theatre director Jenny Sealey has made her career putting deaf and disabled performers centre stage.As artistic director of Graeae Theatre Company, and co-director of the 2012 Paralympics Opening Ceremony, she has advocated for better access for
 
   
Making champions of our sportswomen
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-03-03 kl. 01:49     370 words
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I REFER to your article “Woman power” ( The Star , March 2).

From the badminton mixed doubles at Rio, we have silver medallist Goh Liu Ying and in the Paralympic women’s long jump, Siti Noor Radiah Ismail was a bronze medalist.
 
   
"R-Word" rally brings together students, solidify message
 
 KEYT3     2017-03-03 kl. 01:42     328 words
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Students pledged their support against the use of the word retarded to describe people with intellectual disabilities during a rally Thursday

The group also encourages disabled athletes to become part of the Special Olympics.
 
   
Japan Video Surveillance Systems Market 2017-2023: Market is Projected to Grow at a CAGR of Over 8% from 2017 to..
 
 ADVFN UK     2017-03-03 kl. 01:18     441 words
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DUBLIN , Mar. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- 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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Japan Video Surveillance Systems Market 2017-2023: Market is Projected to Grow at a CAGR of Over 8% from 2017 to 2023 to Reach $1 Billion - Research and Markets
 
 WorldNetDaily     2017-03-03 kl. 01:18     492 words
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DUBLIN , Mar. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- 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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Israeli architect couple use concrete blocks to build themselves a home among fruit trees
 
 Dezeen     2017-03-03 kl. 01:04     484 words
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Architects  Tamar Jacobs and Oshri Yaniv  have built their own home on the Israeli coast, with its roof lifted up above concrete-block walls to offer glimpses of the sky.

Their projects include a  purpose-built shelter for women and children suffering domestic abuse , a pilates studio for Paralympic gold-medallist and an apartment that references Tel Aviv's 1950s interiors .... Jacobs-Yaniv Architects creates pilates studio for Paralympic...
 
   
Roden: Sports conquer all
 
 Fiji Times     2017-03-03 kl. 00:55     278 words
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FIJI Sportswoman of 2016, Merewalesi Roden reminded Fijian women and fellow athletes that sports is an important tool in enhancing a person's life and nation building.

The Paralympian...
 
   
Azizulhasni and Siti bag Terengganu sports awards
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-03-03 kl. 00:53     101 words
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KUALA TERENGGANU: Cyclist Azizulhasni Awang and silat exponent Siti Rahmah Mohamad Nasir were named as Terengganu’s Sportsman and Sportswoman for 2016.

Muhammad Azizi Shamsuddin (Muay Thai) and Nur Durriyah Damian (golf) were named the most promising athletes while Mohamad Azwar Bakar and Siti Nor Athirah Mohd Anuar were honoured as the state’s top male and female Paralympians. — Bernama.
 
   
British Cycling reputation ‘in tatters’, says MP after parliament...
 
 BT.com     2017-03-03 kl. 00:46     650 words
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The chairman of the Culture, Media and Sport (CMS) select committee has said Britain’s reputation as a cycling superpower beyond reproach is “in tatters”.

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”, but said its “medicines management processes” have been
 
   
New Queensland guide opens tourism opportunities for people with disability
 
 Australasian Leisure Management     2017-03-03 kl. 00:39     444 words
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The Queensland Government has launched a new guide, Inclusive Tourism , to help grow the state’s accessible tourism market and break down barriers preventing people with disability from enjoying a holiday.

WTTC CALLS FOR GLOBAL TOURISM TO BECOME MORE ACCESSIBLE 27th January 2016 -  PARKS VICTORIA INTRODUCES BEACH WHEELCHAIR AT WILSONS PROMONTORY   1st September 2015 -  NEW DIRECTOR APPOINTMENTS ADDRESS GENDER IMBALANCE ON AUSTRALIAN PARALYMPIC
 
   
The 10 Most Compelling Olympic Storylines At This Month’s Winter World Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-03 kl. 00:22     1727 words
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, 5:20 p.m. (ET) As 2017’s ides of March approach, Olympic sports fans can look forward with eagerness as many world champions in a variety of sports will be decided, bringing with them the drama and excitement that comes only from sports competition.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Pro status for priority codes in five years
 
 Namibian     2017-03-03 kl. 00:16     654 words
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GOVERNMENT intends to have “priority sports codes” professionalised by 2022, according to the draft fifth National Development Plan released by the National Planning Commission earlier this week.

The country's Paralympian track representatives were the only athletes to bring home medals from the 2016 Rio Games after a commendable five podium place finishes.
 
   
JETRO to present webinar on Japanese Economic Outlook
 
 PRLog     2017-03-03 kl. 00:10     254 words
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Webinar will examine recent economic trends, the status of Abenomics and the role of FDI in Japan CHICAGO - March 2, 2017 - PRLog -- The Japan

His presentation will examine recent economic data and touch on the anticipated impact of the 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics which will take place in Tokyo.
 
   
All roads lead to Tokyo
 
 Philippine Star     2017-03-02 kl. 23:53     420 words
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MANILA, Philippines - To better promote Japan and introduce different facets of Japanese tradition and culture to Filipinos, representatives from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government recently organized the Tokyo Wonderland Tourism Seminar 2017.

With all eyes set on the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games 2020 to be held in Japan, the world is curious to learn more about Tokyo.
 
   
WADA President 'Blindsided' by IOC Letter on Insufficient Russia Doping Evidence
 
 Sputnik     2017-03-02 kl. 23:35     180 words
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On February 24, the International Olympic Committee's chief Christophe de Kepper said in a letter, WADA had admitted that in many

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) later banned all Russian Paralympic athletes from the 2016 Summer Paralympics and the 2018 Winter Games.
 
   
Breanna Clark?...
 
 L.A. Watts Times     2017-03-02 kl. 23:00     532 words
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:05 Written by Amanda Scurlock February 23, 2017  By Amanda Scurlock  Sports Writer  Olympic silver medalist Rosalyn Clark usually brings her daughter, Breanna when she visits Trinity Elementary School for the ‘Ready, Set, Gold!

The visits have a new meaning now that Breanna won a gold medal in the 400-meter event in the 2016 Paralympic games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. “They want their autograph signed,” Breanna said about the students.... Rosalyn coached her for the Paralympic...
 
   
Cross-country relay | 2017 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships, Finsterau
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-02 kl. 22:11     111 words
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For more information on the 2017 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships in Finsterau, please visit: www.finsterau2017.com Results and start lists will be available here: www.finsterau2017.com/schedule-results Like us: https://www.facebook.

It will be the last major competition ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games and is expected to attract some of the world’s best biathletes and cross-country skiers.

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Medal Ceremony | 2017 World Para Nordic Skiing World Championships | Day 1 | Finsterau
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-02 kl. 22:11     663 words
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Germany’s Martin Fleig opened the World Para Nordic Skiing Championships in Finsterau in style on Saturday (11 February), peaking at the right time to claim his first world title for the hosts in the men’s middle distance biathlon sitting. Fleig (37:31.

Hrafeyeva clocked 34:46.0 to finish ahead of Germany´s Paralympic champion Anja Wicker (36:22.1)....Arendz (30:39.3), who was followed onto the podium by France´s Benjamin Daviet (31:14.3) and Ukraine´s reigning Paralympic champion Grygorii Vovchynskyi...
 
   
Exclusive: Kadeena Cox slams 'double standards' over funding suspension
 
 The Telegraph     2017-03-02 kl. 22:09     865 words
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Ben Bloom 2 March 2017 • 6:03pm adeena Cox has hit out at the double standards of losing her funding while on The Jump and insisted she has no regrets about taking time out from her professional career to appear on the celebrity winter sports television show.

time out from her professional career to appear on the celebrity winter sports television show.UK Athletics suspended the double Paralympic champion's funding during her time on the show – dubbed the most dangerous programme on television – while
 
   
Date named for state by-elections
 
 Gold Coast Bulletin     2017-03-02 kl. 22:01     244 words
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PREMIER Gladys Berejiklian's first electoral test — by-elections for the seats of North Shore, Manly and Gosford — will take place on April 8.

The party has preselected former Paralympian Liesl Tesch.
 
   
Aishwarya Dhanush does India proud
 
 Deccan Chronicle     2017-03-02 kl. 21:54     201 words
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Being the daughter of Superstar Rajinikanth doesn’t hold back Aishwarya Dhanush. Everytime, she sets the bar high and makes her family as well as our state proud. She has been showered with praises for turning an author with Standing On An Apple Box.

She also announced her directorial plans recently with a biopic on Paralympics gold medalist Mariappan Thangavelu.
 
   
Announcing the Dove Real Beauty Pledge - our Recommitment to Real Beauty and Real Women Around the World
 
 WDAM-TV     2017-03-02 kl. 21:36     902 words
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SOURCE Dove Dove looks at beauty through a new lens with campaign shot by Mario Testino NEW YORK Today, we are recommitting to Real Beauty with the

The women include Vicki, a retired medal-winning Paralympian...

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Para-Equestrian Classifiers Seminar Coming at Wind Reach Farm
 
 Horse-Canada     2017-03-02 kl. 21:32     435 words
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Equestrian Canada (EC) is pleased to announce an upcoming Para-Equestrian Classifiers Seminar taking place on April 22-23, 2017 at Wind Reach Farm in Ashburn, ON. What is an EC National Classifier?

EC National Classifiers have the opportunity to progress to become International Classifiers, who are invited to competitions all around the world, including the Paralympic Games and FEI World Equestrian Games.
 
   
Clive Milkins Named Para-Dressage High Performance Program Technical Leader
 
 Horse-Canada     2017-03-02 kl. 21:32     370 words
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Canada (EC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Clive Milkins as Para-Dressage High Performance Program Technical Leader.

developing young riders, and to be working with a fantastic supportive body like Equestrian Canada,” said Milkins. “I was lucky enough to be part of Team Canada at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (my fourth Games), and I look forward to building on
 
   
After Rio Heartbreak, Triathlete Sarah True “Ready To Rumble” Into New Season
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-02 kl. 21:28     1552 words
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, 1:53 p.m. (ET) Sarah True (R) competes in the women's triathlon at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Fort Copacabana on Aug. 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. Now this was True grit.

It just makes it that much more special when everything does fall into place.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Sir Ken Dodd admits he's 'highly tickled' to be knighted after 63 years of making people laugh
 
 Irish Mirror     2017-03-02 kl. 21:23     658 words
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Ken Dodd was “highly tickled” to be knighted – after 63 years of making people laugh. The 89-year-old Liverpudlian comedian , of Knotty Ash, was honoured by the Duke of Cambridge at Buckingham Palace for his career and charity work.

And Rio Paralympic gold medal runners Sophie Hahn and Georgina Hermitage picked up MBEs.
 
   
Olympic Triathletes Sarah-Anne Brault, Kirsten Sweetland and Andrew Yorke Ready for Whole New World
 
 Triathlon Canada     2017-03-02 kl. 21:17     1078 words
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Canadian trio retire from Triathlon Canada Nation after devoting life to pursuit of Olympic dream VICTORIA—After successfully achieving their

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Announcing the Dove Real Beauty Pledge - our Recommitment to Real Beauty and Real Women Around the World
 
 TickerTech.com     2017-03-02 kl. 21:01     1181 words
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NEW YORK, Mar. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 1957, Dove has cared for women and celebrated their beauty.

The women include Vicki, a retired medal-winning Paralympian from the UK who had to change her definition of beauty after losing her leg to cancer; Paola, a football lover who started her own club for girls in her hometown of Mexico City after she

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Voices of Sport: The brilliant female broadcasters who have reached the top in a male-dominated industry
 
 Yahoo! Sports     2017-03-02 kl. 20:58     1919 words
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In January, we profiled Helen Rollason, the first female presenter of Grandstand, in our special series about famous broadcasters.

It’s possible that her most recognisable role has been presenting coverage from the Paralympic Games.

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Six from Goa in Indian Special Olympics ’17 team
 
 Navhind Times     2017-03-02 kl. 20:50     523 words
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NT NETWORK PANAJI Six athletes from Goa will be part of 125 athletes from India participating in the 2017 Special Olympics, World Winter Games in Austria from March 14 to 24. The Indian delegation leaves for Austria on March 12th.

It is different from Paralympics where the disabilities are mostly physical. “We first observed the kids.
 
   
Matt Hayden: Born to dream, born to do
 
 Evansville Courier     2017-03-02 kl. 20:43     2146 words
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CLOSE The 31-year-old, who's worked for the Indiana Pacers for 18 years, has dreams that go beyond the state. Clark Wade/IndyStar Pacers locker room attendant Matt Hayden has worked for the team for 18 years.

The Paralympics. A man can dream. Let him. Not buying? Neither were the doctors at the Krankenhaus in Schweinfurt, Germany that night in February 1986.... Paralympian by 34? Hey, a man can dream.... That’s his life. He’s always taking care of somebody else.” *** Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last Slide Next Slide So, the Paralympics...

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Biles, Kerrigan competing on 'Dancing with the Stars'
 
 NBC Olympics     2017-03-02 kl. 20:30     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:
 
   
Gig Harbor resident working to make pickleball inclusive and fun for all
 
 Tacoma News Tribune     2017-03-02 kl. 20:15     1114 words
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Pickleball is for everyone. That’s the message that Gig Harbor resident Adrienne Barlow wants to spread. Pickleball, which was created on Washington state’s Bainbridge Island in the mid 1960s, is a relatively new sport.

Getting para-pickleball into the Paralympics.... It requires developing different classification systems for disabled athletes, which is the most challenging task.... And the biggest hurdle — it requires approval from the Paralympic committee.

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Mikey Brannigan is Gold to us!
 
 Newsday     2017-03-02 kl. 20:09     299 words
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The 2016 Paralympic Games were held last fall in Rio de Janeiro from Sept. 7 to 18, after the Olympic Games. More than 4,300 Olympians participated in the many events.

Mikey Brannigan is Gold to us!The 2016 Paralympic Games were held last fall in Rio de Janeiro from Sept.... More than 4,300 Olympians participated in the many events.The Paralympic Games are held for people with disabilities such as those who have lost...
 
   
Matt Hayden through the years
 
 Evansville Courier     2017-03-02 kl. 20:05     31 words
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None Anytime Fitness personal trainer Alex Mossbarger, left, works with Matt Hayden on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. Six months ago Hayden decided to start training for the Paralympics.

13, 2017. Six months ago Hayden decided to start training for the Paralympics.Clark Wade/IndyStar.
 
   
U.S. Women’s Cross-Country Skiing Relay Team Finishes Fourth For Third Straight World Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-02 kl. 20:01     1003 words
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, 12:21 p.m. (ET) Sadie Bjornsen competes in the women's 4x5-kilometer at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships on March 2, 2017 in Lahti, Finland. LAHTI, Finland — The U.S. women’s cross-country ski team is all about team.

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Curler rocking worlds
 
 Castanet.net     2017-03-02 kl. 19:49     216 words
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Photo: World Curling Federation Paralympian gold medallist Ina Forrest will be chasing down a world title in South Korea. The Spallumcheen wheelchair curler is the vice-skip for Team Canada, which also features skip Jim Armstrong of Cambridge, Ont.

Photo: World Curling Federation Paralympian gold medallist Ina Forrest will be chasing down a world title in South Korea.... The 2017 World Wheelchair Curling Championship is scheduled for March 4-11 in Gangneung, South Korea, and will be the test event for the 2018 Winter Paralympic...
 
   
Budapest's Dagály Aquatics Complex ready to host World Swimming Championships
 
 World Leisure News & Jobs     2017-03-02 kl. 19:47     456 words
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Budapest to host World Swimming Championships, but PM urges city to drop Olympic bid A “stadium-like” new aquatics centre in Budapest has been unveiled ahead of the World Swimming Championships, which will be held at the venue in five months.

The complex was designed for potential use in the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics, which Budapest has bid for.
 
   
Toyota delivers first fuel-cell bus to Tokyo
 
 Metro Magazine     2017-03-02 kl. 19:42     362 words
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Toyota Toyota Motor Corp. delivered the first fuel cell bus (FC bus) sold under the Toyota brand to the Bureau of Transportation of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.

Toyota plans to introduce over 100 FC buses mainly within the Tokyo area, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Ukraine's first wheelchair model breaks taboos
 
 The Nation Pakistan     2017-03-02 kl. 19:38     647 words
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KIEV: When Alexandra Kutas headlined a recent fashion show in Kiev it was not just a personal dream come true but also a victory for disabled people in her homeland Ukraine.

And then she suddenly came across a 1999 show of Alexander McQueen, the late British designer, where Aimee Mullins, a world-class Paralympic athlete, modelled in his statuesque and beautiful prosthetic legs. “It was a huge stimulus for me, a huge
 
   
?L.A. Olympics committee hires Weber Shandwick, enlists major studios
 
 Los Angeles Business     2017-03-02 kl. 19:24     79 words
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The Los Angeles 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee has hired Weber Shandwick and tapped the talents of four major Hollywood studios to help its marketing and public relations efforts.

The Los Angeles 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee has hired Weber Shandwick and tapped the talents of four major Hollywood studios to help its marketing and public relations efforts.Disney (NYSE:

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Exclusive: WADA President "blindsided" by "counter-productive" IOC letter
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-02 kl. 19:03     640 words
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World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie has admitted he was blindsided by the release of an International Olympic Committee (IOC)

Evidence showed that doping samples submitted by up to 1,000 sportsmen and women had been manipulated across Summer, Winter, non-Olympic and Paralympic sport.

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Shikongo and Nambala hard at work
 
 Namibian Sun     2017-03-02 kl. 18:57     237 words
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Paralympic medallists Ananias Shikongo and Johannes Nambala are making their final preparations ahead of the 2017 World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai.

Paralympic medallists Ananias Shikongo and Johannes Nambala are making their final preparations ahead of the 2017 World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai.Speaking to Namibian Sun yesterday, Shikongo said they were hard at work and were now
 
   
Ugly Lies The Bone, theatre review: Sensitive Fleetwood anchors this play
 
 London Evening Standard     2017-03-02 kl. 18:47     854 words
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Despite a deeply felt and scrupulously detailed performance by Kate Fleetwood, the piece itself is too small for its stage, says Henry Hitchings

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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Moran Samuel: From paralysis to podium
 
 Australian Jewish News     2017-03-02 kl. 18:44     875 words
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Share this story: WHEN Israeli professional basketball player Moran Samuel was 24 years old, life was great.  She was playing and coaching basketball and studying a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Haifa University.

Samuel also started rowing, a decision that would take her to the Paralympic Games in London in 2012 and see her go on to win gold in the World Rowing Championships in France in 2015.... That victory was her qualification for the Rio Paralympics...
 
   
Taking A Week Off From Stanford, Akash Modi Readies For Gymnastics’ American Cup
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-02 kl. 18:34     1026 words
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, 11:46 a.m. (ET) Akash Modi competes on the rings at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Men's Gymnastics at Chafitz Arena on June 23, 2016 in St. Louis. Akash Modi is a busy man. And his schedule gets even bigger this weekend.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “I’ve upgraded a lot of my routines since last year,” Modi said. “I feel good with all my routines I’m doing.

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Horse of British Paralympic gold medallist Baker dies
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-02 kl. 18:32     306 words
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Natasha Baker's horse Cabral, which she rode to three Paralympic Games gold medals in Rio de Janeiro, has died after contracting a bacterial infection.

Horse of British Paralympic gold medallist Baker dies.... Natasha Baker's horse Cabral, which she rode to three Paralympic Games gold medals in Rio de Janeiro, has died after contracting a bacterial infection.The Briton won the individual championship...

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I&B Ministry chooses events for broadcasters to share with DD
 
 NewsR.in     2017-03-02 kl. 18:23     42 words
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Broadcasters will have to share the signal of the Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, Summer and Special Olympics, Paralympics and some tennis, hockey

Broadcasters will have to share the signal of the Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, Summer and Special Olympics, Paralympics and some tennis, hockey. ...and football events with Doordarshan as the Information and Broadcasting Ministry has declared
 
   
Dan Brooke speech on diversity
 
 Channel 4     2017-03-02 kl. 18:17     1765 words
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Channel 4's Chief Marketing and Communications Officer and Channel 4 Diversity Champion Dan Brooke's speech at the publication of Channel 4's 360° Diversity Charter - Two Years On report Thank you Charles.

Lets dwell for a second on the Paralympics.
 
   
Britney rules the world in Para powerlifting
 
 Anglo-Celt     2017-03-02 kl. 18:13     658 words
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Britney with her World Championships gold medal. Britney with her World Championships gold medal.

Britney Arendse (17) wants to be part of the Irish team at the next Paralympics in Tokyo and has begun her journey there by being the first ‘Junior’ girl representing Ireland in the Junior para-powerlifting World Cup to win a medal, and it was
 
   
Road to Pajulahti 2017 video series launched
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-02 kl. 18:01     257 words
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The Finnish Sports Association of Persons with Disabilities launched a video series to raise awareness of goalball ahead of the European Championships, from 18-22 September.

The International Paralympic Committee suspended the Russian Paralympic Committee on 7 August for its inability to fulfil its IPC membership responsibilities and obligations, in particular its obligation to comply with the IPC Anti-Doping Code and
 
   
Toyota, Burton Announce Strategic Partnership
 
 Diversity Inc     2017-03-02 kl. 17:53     385 words
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Toyota ( No. 34 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) and Burton Snowboards have entered into a multi-year strategic partnership, beginning with this week’s Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships in Vail, Colo. (Feb. 27- March 4).

Open halfpipe champion and three-time X-Games gold medalist. “With less than a year to go before our first Olympic and Paralympic Games as a TOP partner in PyeongChang, Toyota is actively increasing our support for winter sports,” said Jack
 
   
I&B Ministry chooses events for broadcasters to share with DD
 
 India.com     2017-03-02 kl. 17:51     261 words
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New Delhi, Mar 2 (PTI) Broadcasters will have to share the signal of the Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, Summer and Special Olympics, Paralympics and

New Delhi, Mar 2 (PTI) Broadcasters will have to share the signal of the Commonwealth Games, Asian Games, Summer and Special Olympics, Paralympics and. ...some tennis, hockey and football events with Doordarshan as the Information and Broadcasting

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Why Lagos wants to host National Disability Games -Deji Tinubu
 
 City Voice Newspaper     2017-03-02 kl. 17:46     612 words
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The Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Deji Tinubu, has said that the idea of organising the National Disability Games stemmed from the state’s government passion for people with disabilities.

It also said that Babatunde Fatayi-Williams, the President, Nigeria Swimming Federation (NSF), noted that the Games would bring the best out of the Nigerian disabled athletes.... It added that Feyisetan Are, Technical Director, Amputee Football Federation, commended Ambode for sponsoring the Games which, he said, would bring thousands of disabled athletes...
 
   
Spallumcheen curler ready for the world's
 
 Vernon Morning Star     2017-03-02 kl. 17:35     516 words
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Ina Forrest will be part of the 2017 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in South Korea.

The 2017 wheelchair worlds will take place at the Gangneung Curling Centre, and will be the official test event for the 2018 Winter Paralympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.... The 2017 Wheelchair Worlds were to be the final event to determine the field that will play at the 2018 Winter Paralympics...

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Tokyo to consider gender-neutral toilets in venues for 2020 Games
 
 Inside The Games     2017-03-02 kl. 17:00     311 words
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Max Winters Thursday, 2 March 2017 Tokyo's Metropolitan Government is planning to install gender-neutral bathrooms in the venues it is constructing for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Max Winters Thursday, 2 March 2017 Tokyo's Metropolitan Government is planning to install gender-neutral bathrooms in the venues it is constructing for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
British Cycling and UK Sport respond to findings of independent review
 
 Road.cc     2017-03-02 kl. 16:59     948 words
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"Athlete and participant welfare is our highest priority and we deeply regret any instance where we have failed to deliver," says governing body's chair...

discrimination made by track sprinter Jess Varnish and former Paralympic champion Darren Kenny, among others. > Varnish wants to resume career but questions whether British Cycling is serious about reform The public version of the report will be

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Hollywood Studios Pledge Creative Support for LA’s Olympic Bid
 
 Blooloop     2017-03-02 kl. 16:54     186 words
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Hollywood is getting behind Los Angeles’ bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024. Disney, Fox, NBCUniversal and Warner Bros.

Hollywood is getting behind Los Angeles’ bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024.
 
   
Parliamentary Speeches of 2016
 
 WP.sg     2017-03-02 kl. 16:51     1778 words
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Speeches from 13th Parliament in Year 2016 Parliamentary Q&A for 10 November 2016 Sitting Posted December 20, 2016 /

I noted in my speech then that terrestrial and online gambling are two very different realms that would READ MORE Tribute to Paralympians:... Rallying A Nation – Speech by Sylvia Lim Posted November 7, 2016 / paralympics , Parliament2016 , sylvia lim in paralympics...
 
   
Bolton's Ayaz Bhuta warns of funding cuts as wheelchair rugby funding campaign starts
 
 Lancaster & Morecambe Citizen     2017-03-02 kl. 16:42     222 words
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BOLTON'S international wheelchair rugby star Ayaz Bhuta says the total funding cut to his sport will have serious consequences to Great Britain's ability to compete at the next Paralympics. Wheelchair rugby lost all its £3.

BOLTON'S international wheelchair rugby star Ayaz Bhuta says the total funding cut to his sport will have serious consequences to Great Britain's ability to compete at the next Paralympics.... Bhuta, aged 27, who was part of the GB team at the Rio Paralympics...

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A huge camping village is being built in Cardiff for the Champions League
 
 Wales Online     2017-03-02 kl. 16:39     499 words
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A campsite featuring pre-pitched tents, linen, hot showers, bars and even HD TV is being built in Cardiff for the Champions League finals.

Pontcanna Fields hosted a very wet National Eisteddfod in 2008 Announcing the move, Campingninja insisted they had experience of providing accommodation at a variety of big events such as London’s 2012 Olympics and Paralympics and the 2014

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CMC grads producing South Korean 2018 Olympics
 
 Leadville Herald     2017-03-02 kl. 16:36     1348 words
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South Korea is over 6,000 miles away from Colorado, but when it comes to the ski industry, it’s surprisingly close.

The couple was hired 15 months ago to join an international team of seasoned professionals producing the 2018 Winter Olympics and the XII Paralympic Winter Games at Jeongseon Alpine Centre in Pyeongchang, South Korea. kAmv6@77 |2CC:?6C[ H9@’D E96
 
   
Malone unveiled as new Paralympics Ireland chief executive
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-02 kl. 16:32     458 words
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Miriam Malone has been announced as the new chief executive of Paralympics Ireland, replacing Liam Harbison.

Malone unveiled as new Paralympics Ireland chief executive.... Miriam Malone has been announced as the new chief executive of Paralympics Ireland, replacing Liam Harbison.Malone will take up the role after 11 years as the business partnerships director...

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Eighth year of sponsorship for Hurricane Hannah Cockroft
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-03-02 kl. 16:24     99 words
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A Halifax-based insurance company have pledged to continue to sponsor Paralympian Hannah Cockroft for the eighth year.

A Halifax-based insurance company have pledged to continue to sponsor Paralympian Hannah Cockroft for the eighth year.Caravan Guard began sponsoring Hannah before her success at the 2012 London Paralympics and has committed £9,000 in sponsorship
 
   
Para athletics record breakers – February
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-02 kl. 16:19     171 words
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Find our who raised the bar in terms of performance this month in Para athletics In 2016 more than 100 world records were set in Para athletics around the world. So, who is breaking world records this year?

the Paralympic title to his collection last September.
 
   
Vote now for the Allianz Athlete of the Month – February 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-02 kl. 16:19     408 words
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The public has until 9 March to vote for their favourite among the five candidates.

The public has until 9 March to vote for their favourite among the five candidates.The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has revealed the shortlist for the Allianz Athlete of the Month for February, and the public can now vote for the winner
 
   
Eastbourne man named paralympics boss
 
 Eastbourne Herald     2017-03-02 kl. 16:16     10 words
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Eastbourne man named paralympics boss.
 
   
100 days to go until new and improved Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds
 
 Leeds City Council     2017-03-02 kl. 16:14     1385 words
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Sent on behalf of British Triathlon: Today, 2 March, marks 100 days to go until 5,000 amateur triathletes join the best in the world and descend on Leeds for an action packed weekend on 10 and 11 June 2017.

Triathlon is a fast growing, dynamic and modern Olympic and Paralympic sport with talented world class athletes, coaches and support staff, focused around delivering world-class success and inspiring participation. www.britishtriathlon.org Leeds
 
   
Badminton loses Olympic funding despite bronze in Rio Games
 
 The National Student     2017-03-02 kl. 16:10     465 words
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UK Sport funding has been cut for seven sports for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games. Most notably, badminton has lost its funding despite Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge winning bronze in the men’s doubles in this summer’s Olympic Games.

UK Sport funding has been cut for seven sports for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games.... There are also five new Olympic sports and two Paralympic sports who will be awarded funding for the Tokyo Games.... The target for medals is now set between 51-85 for the Olympics and 115-162 for the Paralympics...
 
   
World’s Leading Inclusive Dance Company to Perform in Tbilisi
 
 Georgia Today     2017-03-02 kl. 16:07     467 words
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The British Council in Georgia presents a striking double bill by Candoco Dance Company, the contemporary dance company of disabled and non-disabled dancers, which will take place on 11 and 12 March 2017 at Marjanishvili Theater.

In 2012 the company performed alongside Coldplay at the Paralympic Games closing ceremony in London, and in 2015 won the UK Theater Award's 'Achievement in Dance' award.
 
   
Sportswriters name Chong Wei as athlete of the year
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-03-02 kl. 16:06     427 words
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(From left) Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin, Dr Ahmad Zahid and Chong Wei.

Meanwhile, Mohamad Ridzuan Mohamad Puzi was voted Best Paralympic Athlete after his historic feat in winning the country's first Paralympic gold medal in the men's 100m T36 event at the Rio Paralympic Games.... In the same year, the Perlis-born athlete also won gold medals at the 5th China Open International Paralympic...

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Top riders in Doha for first major international
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-02 kl. 16:02     274 words
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Competition is first to use the new names for the sport’s five grades. “The arena is amazing – it’s huge and looks like it's from outer space!

the arena for the first time since the Paralympic Games at the Al Shaqab competition in Doha, Qatar.
 
   
Pyeongchang 2018 welcomes delegates for NPC Chefs de Mission Seminar
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-02 kl. 16:01     760 words
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The National Paralympic Committees' (NPC) Chef de Mission Seminar for Pyeongchang 2018 began at the Alpensia Convention Centre in Pyeongchang yesterday. Over 90 delegates are attending the Seminar, which is due to run until tomorrow.

The National Paralympic Committees' (NPC) Chef de Mission Seminar for Pyeongchang 2018 began at the Alpensia Convention Centre in Pyeongchang yesterday.... Over 90 delegates are attending the Seminar, which is due to run until tomorrow.There will be a number of side meetings between NPCs, the International Paralympic...

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Bamford Spa (3)
 
 Leisure Opportunities     2017-03-02 kl. 15:58     982 words
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Recruiting now Call the Leisure Opportunities team now to book your advertisement or email leisureopps @ leisuremedia.

More>>   Dr Nick Webborn – who acted as chief medical officer during the London 2012 Paralympics – has been elected as chair of the British Paralympic Association (BPA).
 
   
Md. family pays it forward to nursing student who helped save their son's life in crash
 
 FOX 10 Phoenix     2017-03-02 kl. 15:53     682 words
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FALLS CHURCH, Va. - An act of heroism and kindness has come full circle in Montgomery County after a nursing assistant was credited with saving their son's life in a serious car accident on Interstate 270.

His parents said this accident has not broken his spirit and the 20-year-old is even thinking about competing in the Paralympics once he is fitted with a prosthetic. “He's still looking forward to skiing next winter,” said mother Robyn Gault.

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Singapore Puts Brakes On Joint Olympic Bid With Malaysia
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-03-02 kl. 15:41     480 words
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A joint Olympic and Paralympic Games bid between Singapore and Malaysia has been put on hold, for now, according to the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC).

A joint Olympic and Paralympic Games bid between Singapore and Malaysia has been put on hold, for now, according to the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC).Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia hosted an IOC Session in 2015 (GamesBids Photo) In a statement
 
   
Anonymous Signs Muller, Diaz Joins O Positive
 
 Advertising Age     2017-03-02 kl. 15:35     745 words
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Sophie Muller Credit: Anonymous Content Most Popular Anonymous Content has signed filmmaker Sophie Muller to its roster. Muller has worked on ads for brands such as Reebok, MasterCard, Procter & Gamble , Lexus, and L'Oreal .

Gregory's credits include the Cannes Craft Grand Prix-winning "Meet the Superhumans" Paralympics spot for Channel 4, as well as spots for Nike, Samsung , Atari and State Farm .
 
   
Sebastian Coe, Vladimir Putin: IAAF chief 'encouraged' by Russian President's doping pledge
 
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Russia's athletics team and Paralympics squad were banned from last year's Olympic Games in Rio

Russia's athletics team and Paralympics squad were banned from last year's Olympic Games in Rio. ...de….

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