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Han har bestigit berg och genomfört en svensk klassisker i rullstol - nu ska mästerinspiratören lyfta Hallstas företagare
 
 Vestmanlands Läns Tidning Plus     2017-03-07 kl. 07:02     372 words
 
Kanalmässan byts ut mot näringslivsdagen "En fett bra dag" för Hallstas alla företagare. En dag för inspiration och ny energi där föreläsaren Aron Anderson berättar hur man gör det omöjliga möjligt.

Aron Anderson har simmat över Ålands hav bara med hjälp av armarna, bestigit Kebnekaise och Kilimanjaro i rullstol samt tävlat i fyra paralympics.
 
   
Anna-Carin Ahlquist till åttondel i dubbel-SM
 
 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2017-03-06 kl. 23:50     213 words
 
Bordtennis: Rullstolsburna Anna-Carin Ahlquist tog sig, tillsammans med Madeleine Björding, till åttondel i SM för personer utan funktionsnedsättning.

Bordtennis: Rullstolsburna Anna-Carin Ahlquist tog sig, tillsammans med Madeleine Björding, till åttondel i SM för personer utan funktionsnedsättning.Anna-Carin Ahlquist, med bland annat ett Paralympics-guld på meritlistan, hoppade i sista stund in...
 
   
Min version av mig själv är bättre än alla andras
 
 SVT Nyheter     2017-03-06 kl. 21:05     390 words
 
Publicerad: för 2 timmar sedan Uppdaterad: för 29 minuter sedan Man sätter upp ett mål och gör det som krävs Lugnet efter Paralympicsstormen varade i fem månader.

Publicerad: för 11 minuter sedan Uppdaterad: för 7 minuter sedan Man sätter upp ett mål och gör det som krävs Lugnet efter Paralympicsstormen varade i fem månader.Efter en välbehövlig viloperiod är nu Sveriges främsta parasimmare tillbaka
 
   
Medaljer togs i Italien
 
 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2017-03-06 kl. 15:32     567 words
 
Lignano Masters Open i Italien har återigen inlett den internationella parasäsongen för delar av landslaget. Med nya framgångar för Motala.

Daniel Gustafsson som gjorde sitt tredje landslagsuppdrag var inför tävlingen oseedad och fick möta turneringens hemmaspelare, Paralympicsmedaljören Khalem, i gruppspelet. -... Inför den matchen var planen att göra en så bra match jag kunde för jag visste att han har en hög kapacitet eftersom han tog brons på Paralympics...
 
   
Hultsfredskille vann mot bronsmedaljör i Rio-OS
 
 Linköpings Tidning/Kinda-Posten     2017-03-06 kl. 14:40     223 words
 
Hultsfredskillen Daniel Gustafsson har spelat tre internationella turneringar i ITTF-para i pingis. Hans facit: tvåa-tvåa-etta.

Hans facit: tvåa-tvåa-etta.I helgen vann han för första gången - och han gjorde det mot bronsmedaljören i Paralympics-OS i Rio:
 
   
Så gick det för profilerna i Vasaloppet
 
 Aftonbladet     2017-03-06 kl. 13:02     459 words
 
John Kristian Dahl och Britta Johansson Norgren stod som segrare i Vasaloppet 2017. Men det är inte bara elitskidåkare som lockas till Vasaloppet. Och så här gick det för sportprofilerna som tog sig an de nio milen mellan Sälen och Mora.

Har tidigare varit elitidrottare i segling, kälkhockey och friidrott och har varit med i fyra Paralympics.... Tid Vasaloppet: 10.38,24. Anders Olsson. Flerfaldig guldmedaljör i Paralympics.... Tagit sju medaljer i simning på Paralympics, varav tre guld.
 
   
Så här fördelades föreningsbidragen
 
 Vetlanda-Posten     2017-03-06 kl. 10:56     805 words
 
Kultur- och fritidsnämnden har beslutat om föreningsbidrag till kommunens föreningar. Totalt beviljas 5 125 000 kronor ut till fritidssektorn. Till föreningar inom kultursektorn betalas det ut 398 805 kronor i bidrag.

Hjärt- och Lungsjukas förening 3 160, Höglandets Diabetesförening 2 240, Hörselskadades förening 900, Vetlanda FUB 15 900, Vetlanda Handikappidrottsförening 3 520, Vetlanda Reumatikerförening 18 600.
 
   
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APC celebrates the achievements of women in Para-sport
 
 Equestrian Australia     2017-03-07 kl. 08:49     499 words
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Ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8 , the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) will recognise the importance of gender diversity and equal opportunity in sport, and celebrate the achievements of its female Para-athletes and administrators.

Ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8 , the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) will recognise the importance of gender diversity and equal opportunity in sport, and celebrate the achievements of its female Para-athletes and
 
   
International Women's Day is on the agenda on Tuesday's Sportswomen
 
 Sky Sports     2017-03-07 kl. 08:38     150 words
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Last Updated: 07/03/17 7:07am On Tuesday's Sportswomen, we are looking ahead to International Women's Day, on Wednesday March 8.

During the programme, we'll hear from Katie Taylor after her third professional fight on the undercard of Haye/Bellew, double Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox, three generations of British heptathletes and jockey Lizzie Kelly as she prepares to make
 
   
Nicholas wins gold pursuit
 
 Whitsunday Coast Guardian     2017-03-07 kl. 08:30     152 words
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Reigning Olympic C3 champion David Nicholas has returned to the velodrome, this time in Los Angeles, and taken out the C3 pursuit.

The championship last week saw the crowning of the first UCI World Champions of this new Paralympic cycle, with close to 80 athletes from 20 countries battling it out for the 28 gold medals.... It is the first time in the history of the sport that a UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships will be held during the season following a Paralympic...
 
   
The President’s Voice – Gideon Sam
 
 SASCOC     2017-03-07 kl. 08:27     575 words
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The search for new talent to be added to Team South Africa’s medal winners of Rio is seriously underway.

Paralympics. Planning forms a critical part in the preparation for the all the Games in this quadrennial and it must never be said that the South African teams were under-prepared when we know what is coming our way.
 
   
Boccia – a fun sport for all involved
 
 Portsmouth Today     2017-03-07 kl. 08:25     454 words
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Jasper playing a round of boccia Tuesday 07 March 2017

Jasper Maccall writes about the sport of boccia, a competitive Paralympic sport, and the importance that it holds in his life.... Recently, it was announced that the body has been awarded £1.5 million by Sport England over the next four years In the Rio paralympic...
 
   
GEORGE HOLLINGBERY: It's great to know girls enjoy sport but more needs to
 
 Portsmouth Today     2017-03-07 kl. 08:24     504 words
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MP George Hollingbery wants to see more support for women and girls playing sport

And if we want to cheer on the next Jessica Ennis-Hill, Laura Kenny and Ellie Simmonds in future Olympics and Paralympics then this sort of attitude needs to prevail more because research shows sport is a great confidence-booster for girls and the
 
   
PyeongChang Paralympics 1 year away with host eyeing first gold
 
 Korea Herald     2017-03-07 kl. 08:09     531 words
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The Paralympic test events kicked off last week with the World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Gangneung.

PyeongChang Paralympics 1 year away with host eyeing first gold.... The Paralympic test events kicked off last week with the World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Gangneung.Three more test events -- the World Para Snowboard World Cup Finals, the World...

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Brigden-Jones takes first step on road back to Australian team
 
 Australian Olympic Committee     2017-03-07 kl. 07:24     547 words
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CANOE - SPRINT: Sprint canoeist Jo Brigden-Jones has underlined her determination to earn her place back on the Australian team with a strong performance in the K1 200 at the National titles in Penrith.

You always have a good mindset when you are having good results.” Susan Seipel picked up the National V1 Paracanoe title, adding to the bronze she won at last year’s Paralympics. “I think it’s been nice to have a little break, but having
 
   
Star-studded Leeds Sports Awards set for arena upgrade as achievements marked
 
 itv.com     2017-03-07 kl. 07:20     157 words
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The First Direct Arena in Leeds. Photo: The achievements of Leeds' sporting talent will be recognised at a star-studded event in the city tonight.

Among the guests expected to attend are Olympic gymnast Nile Wilson, Paralympian Hannah Cockroft and the Leeds Rhinos.... With the exceptional performance of our Olympians and Paralympians in Rio to reflect on, plus the City's own ITU World Triathlon...
 
   
Foreign ministry forms task force to support PyeongChang Winter Games
 
 Korea Herald     2017-03-07 kl. 07:08     204 words
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The foreign ministry said Tuesday it has formed a task force to discuss how to promote and support the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games set to open in the eastern South Korean town of PyeongChang early next year.

The foreign ministry said Tuesday it has formed a task force to discuss how to promote and support the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games set to open in the eastern South Korean town of PyeongChang early next year.Park Enna, ambassador for public

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Han har bestigit berg och genomfört en svensk klassisker i rullstol - nu ska mästerinspiratören lyfta Hallstas företagare
 
 Vestmanlands Läns Tidning Plus     2017-03-07 kl. 07:02     372 words
 
Kanalmässan byts ut mot näringslivsdagen "En fett bra dag" för Hallstas alla företagare. En dag för inspiration och ny energi där föreläsaren Aron Anderson berättar hur man gör det omöjliga möjligt.

Aron Anderson har simmat över Ålands hav bara med hjälp av armarna, bestigit Kebnekaise och Kilimanjaro i rullstol samt tävlat i fyra paralympics.
 
   
Chinese powerlifter Tan sets world record four times on way to Asian gold
 
 Inside The Games     2017-03-07 kl. 06:08     212 words
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Gary Anderson Tuesday, 5 November 2013 Tan's first effort saw her lift 120kg to break the previous mark of 119kg set by Egyptian Amal Mahmoud earlier this year before lifting 127kg and 132kg with her next two efforts to secure her the Asian title.

Egyptian Fatma Omar Mohammed celebrated he 40th birthday in style by becoming Asian champion with a world record of 132kg in the under 61kg category, ahead of Nigerian Lucy Ogechukwu Ekije and a disappointing bronze for Mexico's Paralympic champion
 
   
Students, donors honored at scholarship luncheon
 
 Shorthorn     2017-03-07 kl. 05:14     440 words
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The College of Nursing and Health Innovation celebrated another year by recognizing its donors and scholarship recipients at the 16th annual Dream Makers Scholarship Luncheon Monday.

Paralympic Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Team.
 
   
Action on different fronts
 
 Warrnambool Standard     2017-03-07 kl. 04:24     325 words
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The UDV and Farmer Power will take different approaches this week to handling the dairy slump.

Also speaking will be former Camperdown local Josh Hose, who has won Paralympics gold medals in wheelchair rugby and Camperdown dairy farmer and Olympic kayaker Adrian Powell.
 
   
Medals galore for athletes
 
 Bendigo Advertiser     2017-03-07 kl. 03:54     572 words
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Bendigo athletes win 34 medals at state titles.

A 10-time gold medallist across three Paralympics, Sullivan won the 200m for the T38 class.
 
   
ULTRA-TRAIL AUSTRALIA 2017 PREPARES FOR BIGGEST TRAIL RUNNING EVENT IN SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE
 
 PRWire     2017-03-07 kl. 03:23     648 words
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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Ultra-Trail Australia (UTA), the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest trail running event, is gearing up for its 10th Anniversary and its

Notable Australians participating this year include Running Mum’s editor Nicole Bunyan who will tackle the UTA100 for the first time, and six-time Winter and Summer Paralympic gold medalist Michael Milton.
 
   
Sports outlay goes up by over 59%
 
 HT Syndication     2017-03-07 kl. 03:19     139 words
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The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing.

2016-17. The finance minister said that while the state government had increased the award amount for medal winners and participants in Olympics and Paralympics from Haryana, it had also launched a new programme, namely yoga and vyayamshala (gyms), in...
 
   
Cabinet OKs heavier penalty on unauthorized private lodging
 
 Kyodo     2017-03-07 kl. 02:37     102 words
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Japan's Cabinet approved on Tuesday a bill to impose a heavier penalty for unauthorized private lodging business amid concerns about possible problems such as noise and garbage in residential areas.

to get tough on unlicensed private lodging operators, while encouraging deregulation in the sector to address the shortage of hotels and inns in the lead-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

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AfricanArguments.org: The Ethiopia protesters’ struggle moves to the athletics track
 
 Dehai     2017-03-07 kl. 02:28     1137 words
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While a state of emergency is still in place at home, global sporting events are providing an irresistible opportunity for protesters to be seen and heard.

His lead was followed by others, including Tamiru Demisse who made the signal, which symbolises being handcuffed, as he competed in the 1,500 meters event at the Rio Paralympics.

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Pyeongchang 2018 to launch global promotion campaign
 
 Big News Network     2017-03-07 kl. 02:24     29 words
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A global campaign to promote the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games will begin with a series of adverts on American television tomorrow, the South Korean Government has revealed.

A global campaign to promote the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games will begin with a series of adverts on American television tomorrow, the South Korean Government has revealed.
 
   
JCDecaux Announces Financial Results And Australian Performance
 
 B&T Online     2017-03-07 kl. 00:19     741 words
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“During 2016 we have strengthened our market leading data capabilities and are now regularly delivering seamless dynamic campaigns on our digital network.

million people which will host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.
 
   
“Wired Differently,” 2000 Olympic Diving Champ Laura Wilkinson Returns At Age 39
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-07 kl. 00:05     932 words
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, 4:58 p.m. (ET) Laura Wilkinson competes in the women's 10-meter platform diving preliminary round at the XI FINA World Championships at the Parc Jean-Drapeau on July 20, 2005 in Montreal.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Special Pops offers tennis, socialization for intellectually challenged adults
 
 Savannah Morning News     2017-03-06 kl. 23:55     802 words
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Daniel Darnal practicing his volleys on Saturday at The Landings Club. (Christopher Dowell/For the Savannah Morning News) Nathan Chamblee returns a shot from his brother David Chamblee on Saturday at The Landings Club.

The couple moved to Atlanta and helped start Special Pops tennis in 2005, and the organization now has more than 600 disabled athletes participating. “We had been very involved in Atlanta in adaptive tennis,” Mary Smith said. “There was
 
   
Kiwi triathlete Andrea Hewitt's former coach urges caution after win
 
 stuff.co.nz     2017-03-06 kl. 23:39     609 words
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Andrea Hewitt's former coach has warned against placing too lofty expectations on the Kiwi triathlete following her first World Series victory in six years.

She was "vulnerable" in the water after fracturing her collarbone in a crash in 2015, but had benefited from training with Kiwi Paralympian Sophie Pascoe's decorated coach Roly Crichton this summer.

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Taranaki Daily News (web) - Nelson Mail (web) - The Press NZ (web) - Unlimited Magazine (web) - Unlimited Magazine (web) - Waikato Times (web) - Nelson Mail (web) - Manawatu Standard (web)
 
   
What these 10 talented female athletes love about their bodies
 
 Canberra Times     2017-03-06 kl. 23:30     1155 words
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What do love about your body? My back - I love the top part of my back the most. It's a shock when I see it because obviously you can’t see the top part of your back but I’ll see a photo and be like “that's quite good!" What don’t you like?

taken in"). It seems impossible now that the paralympic medallist hated wheelchair sports when she tried them at age 12.... Within two years, under the direction of former Paralympic athlete Frank Ponta, de Rozario had built up the upper body strength and...
 
   
Picture of the Day › Step on
 
 Japan Today     2017-03-06 kl. 23:27     89 words
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Picture of the Day Mar. 07, 2017 - 06:39AM JST ( ) Tokyo Gov Yuriko Koike steps on the first fuel cell bus (FC bus) sold under the Toyota brand to the Bureau of Transportation of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government on Monday.

Toyota plans to introduce over 100 FC buses mainly within the Tokyo area, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
NZ para-skier Peters wins World Cup silver
 
 Yahoo! News Australia     2017-03-06 kl. 23:04     119 words
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, 8:25 am New Zealand's Corey Peters has warmed up for his assault on qualifying for the Paralympics with a strong performance in Japan.

NZ para-skier Peters wins World Cup silver. , 8:25 am New Zealand's Corey Peters has warmed up for his assault on qualifying for the Paralympics with a strong performance in Japan.Peters clinched a silver medal in the Super-G at the World Cup event

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Women will not stop
 
 Turkish Daily     2017-03-06 kl. 22:55     522 words
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The documentary called “You can do it,” prepared by fellow journalist Tuluhan Tekelio?lu, promptly explains the paradox surrounding the problems women face in this country.

You can see the story of Nazmiye Muratl?, a weightlifter who broke the world record in the 2016 Paralympic Games, or Ümmiye Koçak, a farmer who despite being only a primary school graduate set up a theater group in her village.  Dr.
 
   
Jewish Louisville woman takes passion for riding to Maccabiah Games
 
 Jewish Community Of Louisville     2017-03-06 kl. 22:53     957 words
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Andrea Glazer of Louisville, a competitive equestrian, has been named to Team USA for the 2017 Maccabiah Games. (photo by Alex Banks) Andrea Glazer rode her first horse when she was 6 and, figuratively speaking, never dismounted.

The Maccabiah also has masters, juniors, paralympic  and open divisions.
 
   
Paris Hosts 22nd edition of the "Feast of the Bread" Festival
 
 Around The Rings     2017-03-06 kl. 22:47     444 words
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Olivia Polski, Assistant to the Mayor of Paris, will participate Tuesday in the launch press conference of the 22nd edition of the "Bread Festival" on "Move with the bread! ".

participating by their expertise, to enhance the commitment of Paris and the Parisians to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024....bid. "The" Bread Festival "will be a real moment of cohesion that will participate in enhancing the commitment of artisans in this collective and unifying project that is the Paris bid for the Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Une 22e Fte du pain place sous le signe olympique!
 
 Around The Rings     2017-03-06 kl. 22:47     490 words
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Olivia Polski, adjointe à la Maire de Paris, participera mardi à la conférence de presse de lancement de la 22e édition de la « Fête du pain », sur le thème « Bougez avec le pain ! ».

».Elle saluera la mobilisation des boulangers et des pâtissiers parisiens et franciliens qui participent, par leur savoir-faire, à valoriser l’engagement de Paris et des Parisiens pour accueillir les Jeux Olympiques et Paralympiques de 2024.
 
   
Gymnast Ragan Smith Goes Back To Basics After Big Win At American Cup
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-06 kl. 21:48     1117 words
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, 2:32 p.m. (ET) Ragan Smith competes on the balance beam at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Women's Gymnastics at SAP Center on July 10, 2016 in San Jose, Calif.

But Ragan has stepped in.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
A Regular Iranian Mom-to-Be Stars in This New Campaign Shot By Mario Testino
 
 ME.Popsugar.com     2017-03-06 kl. 21:30     250 words
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For the last 10+ years they have used only "real" women of various sizes, ethnicities and ages in their campaigns. And a decade on, Dove is recommitting to their pledge of using no models and no digital distortion in their ads.

Among the others to appear is a soccer-lover who started her own club for girls in Mexico, and a Paralympian who lost her leg to cancer.
 
   
Spanish Sports Press Association stages 2017 National Sports Gala Institutional | 6 MAR 2017
 
 LaLiga.es     2017-03-06 kl. 21:19     218 words
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Valladolid's Calderon Theatre today hosted the 2017 edition of the National Sports Gala , an event organised by the Spanish Sports Press Association (AEPD) and recognising the biggest success stories in Spanish sport last year.

Gonzalez; the national rhythmic gymnastics team; Lidia Valentin; the Spanish Paralympic Committee; Carlos Coloma; Ruth Beitia; and Mireia Belmonte.

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20 Unbelievable Facts About Snowboarding
 
 About     2017-03-06 kl. 21:03     550 words
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By Snowboarding is one of the most popular extreme sports in the world, and a lot of riders would consider themselves complete snowboarding fanatics.

11. The International Paralympic Committee announced that para-snowboarding, or adaptive snowboarding, would be a men's and women's event in the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.
 
   
Bunty Sajdeh - Man behind Virat Kohli's mega deals
 
 Economic Times     2017-03-06 kl. 20:49     1210 words
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Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli's Rs 100-crore endorsement deal with sportswear manufacturer Puma a week ago would have made Rod Tidwell holler out to his agent Jerry Maguire: "SHOW ME THE MONEY".

Sajdeh manages close to a dozen celebrity athletes — cricketers Ajinkya Rahane, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Mayank Dagar and Shreyas Iyer, Indian soccer captain Sunil Chhetri and paralympian Deepa Malik, among others.

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Inside Douma: A desperate portrait of life in Syria
 
 Al-Araby Al-Jadeed     2017-03-06 kl. 20:14     4754 words
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Exclusive: A city of amputees, back-street abortions and chemical weapons-massacres is also a city of survivors, and their hope, reports Ben Jacobs.

of the Paralympics in Brazil's capital Rio de Janeiro last September.
 
   
Inspirational athletes, coaches to speak at workshop
 
 Sunshine Coast Daily     2017-03-06 kl. 20:13     382 words
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A QUEENSLAND Women's Week workshop titled: "Inspiring Athletes - Inspiring Coaches” will be hosted by Sunshine Coast Riding for the Disabled this Friday and Saturday, March 10 and 11.

She learnt to swim at age four and discovered a passion for competition that took her into Para-equestrian dressage and Paralympic canoeing as well as state and national age swimming records.... He represented Australia at Paralympic level in 1993 and...
 
   
On World Tennis Day, Here Are 10 Storylines To Follow For Team USA
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-06 kl. 19:43     1038 words
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, 12:59 p.m. (ET) Serena Williams serves at the 2017 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Jan. 28, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.... 6. David Wagner, an eight-time Paralympic medalist in wheelchair tennis, is the No.... Stuart Lieberman covered Paralympic sports for three years at the International Paralympic...
 
   
GIANFICARO: For some men, stupidity a hard habit to break
 
 Bucks County Courier Times     2017-03-06 kl. 19:37     570 words
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Death by stupidity. Really, what else might possibly be the concluded manner of death when an autopsy is performed someday on European Parliament member Janusz Korwin-Mikke of Poland?

During the 2012 Summer Paralympics, he wrote that the general public "should not see the disabled on television."
 
   
Poised for the Bahamas
 
 Sail Magazine Online     2017-03-06 kl. 19:17     1861 words
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“I hear you’re putting Totem on the hard.” “Will you go out again?” In fact, we have no plans to park Totem for an extended stay on land (or in the water), and have never considered remaining in the US.

ThumbsUp connects people of all abilities to tackle athletic challenges, in particular by teaming able and disabled athletes.
 
   
EY aumenta su apoyo a los atletas de élite en los negocios
 
 Ernst & Young     2017-03-06 kl. 18:59     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...
 
   
Volunteers offer helping hand to foreign tou...
 
 The Japan News     2017-03-06 kl. 18:58     604 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun Moves are spreading to have volunteer guides help foreign tourists reach their destinations in Tokyo areas that see many overseas visitors, such as Asakusa and Shinjuku.

By 2020, when the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games will be held, the metropolitan government plans to roll out these activities in other areas that see large numbers of overseas tourists, such as Shibuya and Roppongi.

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British Wheelchair Basketball exhibits at Naidex 2017
 
 British Wheelchair Basketball     2017-03-06 kl. 18:57     226 words
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Naidex is delighted to partner with British Wheelchair Basketball for the 43rd instalment of the one of most influential event in the disability and care sector. Returning with a stronger sporting focus than ever before, this year's line-up is exceptional, and includes the likes of...

Returning with a stronger sporting focus than ever before, this year's line-up is exceptional, and includes the likes of...GB Wheelchair Basketball Paralympian Simon Munn, Cybathlon Athlete, Variety Ambassador and Entrepreneur Johnny Beer, Sam Bull
 
   
University Championships 2017
 
 British Wheelchair Basketball     2017-03-06 kl. 18:57     368 words
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The closing hours of the 2017 University Wheelchair Basketball Championships delivered more drama than an episode of Game of Thrones.

The UEL team was a force to be reckoned with throughout the tournament fielding two GB Juniors Harry Blythe and Jacob Robinson, and five time Paralympian Ann Wild OBE.
 
   
Vadovicova leads nominees for February's Allianz Athlete of the Month award
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-06 kl. 18:47     430 words
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Rio 2016 gold medallist Veronika Vadovicova is one of five athletes shortlisted for the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Allianz Athlete of the Month prize for February.

Rio 2016 gold medallist Veronika Vadovicova is one of five athletes shortlisted for the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Allianz Athlete of the Month prize for February.The Slovakian shooter, winner of two Paralympic gold medals at Rio

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Fredericks steps down from IAAF Taskforce amid IOC investigation into suspicious payments
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-06 kl. 18:46     52 words
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Frankie Fredericks has stood down as a member of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Taskforce which is overseeing Russia's

to received three days before Rio de Janeiro was awarded the 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.Liam Morgan.

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Slovak para-cyclist defends world titleVideo
 
 Slovak Spectator     2017-03-06 kl. 18:30     257 words
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Jozef Metelka won two medals at the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Road World Cup in Los Angeles. Jozef Metelka(Source: Roman Benický/www.spv.

The cyclist already has four world champion titles and two gold medals from the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, SITA reported.
 
   
Jimmy Carr Reveals The Topics That He Thinks Are Off Limits For Jokes
 
 Hookmag     2017-03-06 kl. 18:29     353 words
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Trending 12 Minutes Ago Jimmy Carr doesn’t shy away from jokes on controversial topics.

AIDS.” And back in 2009, Carr was called out by the media when he joked about the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, saying “we are going to have a fucking good Paralympic team in 2012”.
 
   
Image gallery The seven celebs in The Jump final
 
 CBBC     2017-03-06 kl. 18:28     255 words
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Which celeb will be jumping for joy next weekend and be crowned champion of The Jump 2017? We "snow" The Jump champion will be one of these seven stars...

Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox was up first and recorded a jump of 14.65m - enough to beat reality TV star Lydia Bright's 12.25m, who went after her.
 
   
Tokyo 2020 will generate ¥32 trillion for Japan, Government claims
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-06 kl. 18:16     340 words
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Tokyo hosting the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games will generate more than ¥32 trillion (£232 billion/$283 billion/€268 billion) in economic benefits across Japan, the Metropolitan Government has claimed.

Tokyo hosting the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games will generate more than ¥32 trillion (£232 billion/$283 billion/€268 billion) in economic benefits across Japan, the Metropolitan Government has claimed.According to the Japan Times , the

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LA 2024 Bid Leaders Casey Wasserman and Angela Ruggiero Discuss Leading-Edge Sports Innovation at MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-03-06 kl. 18:13     428 words
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Kicking off a month of highlights about LA 2024's plans for an athlete-centered Games, bid committee Chairman Casey Wasserman and Chief Strategy

The LA 2024 bid team members gained valuable insights on the next generation of innovations that could benefit Olympians and Paralympians in 2024, ranging from training and performance to new media and brand building.

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ARCHERY: Double delight for Matilda
 
 Spalding Guardian     2017-03-06 kl. 17:52     19 words
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Matilda Craven meets two Paralympians Taking aim National champion

Matilda Craven meets two Paralympians Taking aim National champion.
 
   
WWhCC2017: USA overcome spirited Finland
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-06 kl. 17:50     907 words
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The USA grabbed their first win on day three of the World Championships.

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
 
   
Dubai stages second phase of ‘Raise the Bar’ programme
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-06 kl. 17:50     498 words
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World Para Powerlifting delivered 13 anti-doping workshops as part of its ‘Raise the Bar, say NO! to doping’ programme in Dubai, UAE, from 25-26 February.

The event was supported by the Agitos Foundation , the development arm of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), through its 2016 Grant Support Programme (GSP)....anti-doping; roles and responsibilities of National Paralympic Committees (NPCs);...
 
   
Media should play role informing women about their rights: Naidu
 
 ProKerala.com     2017-03-06 kl. 17:36     345 words
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M Venkaiah Naidu New Delhi, March 6 Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M.

Those felicitated by the minister included Paralympic 2017 silver medalist Deepa Malik, Delhi's first auto rickshaw driver Sunita Chaudhary, social activist Geetanjali Babbar, first woman head of a paramilitary force Archana Ramasundaram, world's

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Connection
 
 Business Mirror     2017-03-06 kl. 17:29     579 words
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LAST Saturday I watched at home the movie, “Collateral Beauty” starring Will Smith. The movie is about everything being connected and everyone being connected to one another.

Athletes who are persons with disabilities or PWD’s swam with it and they’ve had their share of success and achievement in the Paralympics.
 
   
Gwent Ace Ball At The Double At Paracycling Worlds
 
 Dai Sport     2017-03-06 kl. 17:10     331 words
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James Ball admitted he was lost for words after striking double gold at the World Paracycling Championships in Los Angeles.

hamstring injuries. He took bronze in the tandem sprint at last year’s worlds with Maclean and then came fifth in Rio after Britain were handed extra places when Russia were kicked out of the Paralympics The post appeared first on Dai Sport .Ian Gordon.
 
   
35 things to do in Vancouver this week: March 6 to 10
 
 Daily Hive - Vancouver     2017-03-06 kl. 16:59     2877 words
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Vancouver is once again a winter wonderland, so if you’re looking for fun ways to stay warm Daily Hive Vancouver has got you covered.

Eight of the best clubs, featuring Paralympians from around the world, will be in attendance to battle head to head over three days.
 
   
HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL CONCLUDES DIALOGUES ON TERRORISM, CULTURAL RIGHTS, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND PERSONS WITH ALBINISM
 
 United Nations Office at Geneva     2017-03-06 kl. 16:37     4938 words
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6 March 2017 The Human Rights Council in its midday meeting concluded its clustered interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the promotion

Moreover, the Paralympics would be held in Tokyo in 2020.
 
   
The Otley Business Awards: Meet The Nominees
 
 Stray FM     2017-03-06 kl. 16:27     139 words
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As the 3rd Otley Business Awards draws closer, plans for the star-studded event are well underway. In association with The Otley Chamber of Trade, the Awards Ceremony will be held on the evening of Friday 24th March 2017 at the Otley Courthouse.

market town. The evening includes Motivational Speaker, Double Paralympic Archery Gold medallist, Danielle Brown MBE.
 
   
International Women's Day on Sky Sports
 
 Sky Sports     2017-03-06 kl. 16:18     666 words
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A look at all the women's sport you can expect to see on Sky Sports in 2017 Sky Sports is marking International Women's Day with a host of special programming to go with unrivalled coverage of women's sport.

Sevens (Las Vegas) A League of Their Own ft Paralympic champion Dame Sarah Storey First showing of Women's Slopestyle Snowboarding finals Vitality Netball Superleague -
 
   
Mizuno backs British Rowing
 
 Sport Industry Group     2017-03-06 kl. 16:11     387 words
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Mizuno and British Rowing have announced a new partnership agreement that will see the brand become the official sportswear partner of the governing body for the next four years.

The new deal runs until December 2020, with Mizuno also set to invest in research and development of on-water rowing kit to support British Rowing’s Olympic and Paralympic high performance programmes.
 
   
Atkin wins Ski Slopestyle World Cup
 
 Where To Ski And Snowboard     2017-03-06 kl. 15:59     264 words
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3rd March 2017, by Abi Butcher Isabel Atkin has this afternoon become the first British woman to win a Ski Slopestyle World Cup Skier Isabel

Paralympic skier Millie Knight and guide Brett Wild won downhill gold on the opening day of the World Para Alpine Skiing Championships in Italy.
 
   
South African parole board postpones Pistorius hearing
 
 City Voice Newspaper     2017-03-06 kl. 15:47     251 words
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A parole hearing to decide if Oscar Pistorius should be let out of jail before serving his full five-year sentence for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp has been postponed, a spokeswoman for the Paralympian’s family said on Friday.

A parole hearing to decide if Oscar Pistorius should be let out of jail before serving his full five-year sentence for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp has been postponed, a spokeswoman for the Paralympian’s family said on Friday.The hearing
 
   
Medaljer togs i Italien
 
 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2017-03-06 kl. 15:32     567 words
 
Lignano Masters Open i Italien har återigen inlett den internationella parasäsongen för delar av landslaget. Med nya framgångar för Motala.

Daniel Gustafsson som gjorde sitt tredje landslagsuppdrag var inför tävlingen oseedad och fick möta turneringens hemmaspelare, Paralympicsmedaljören Khalem, i gruppspelet. -... Inför den matchen var planen att göra en så bra match jag kunde för jag visste att han har en hög kapacitet eftersom han tog brons på Paralympics...
 
   
Russia secure fifth consecutive win at World Wheelchair Curling
 
 Inside The Games     2017-03-06 kl. 15:27     332 words
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Liam Morgan Monday, 6 March 2017 Defending champions Russia beat China and Scotland to maintain their unbeaten record on the third day of the World Wheelchair Curling Championships at the Gangneung Curling Centre.

Championships at the Gangneung Curling Centre.The Russian team has been in superb form in the early stages of the tournament doubling as a test event for the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games and continued their 100 per cent start with two wins.
 
   
Tokyo Olympics won’t seek public input on mascot name
 
 Japan Times     2017-03-06 kl. 15:16     347 words
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The 2020 Tokyo Olympics organizing committee said the name of the games’ official mascot will not be taken from the general public but from creative professionals.

But the panel has decided it will continue to meet to finalize details of the process, which must be submitted to the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee by the end of March. “We discussed the possibility of

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Trump, viral videos and social media triage – destinations first!
 
 Tnooz     2017-03-06 kl. 15:04     1020 words
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Last month, a post by Swedish Paralympic athlete Aron Anderson became the latest Trump-related video to go ‘viral’.

Trump, viral videos and social media triage – destinations first!Last month, a post by Swedish Paralympic athlete Aron Anderson became the latest Trump-related video to go ‘viral’.The video, which has clocked up more than 15 million views, came
 
   
Eduard Novak, awarded by European Cycling Union
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-03-06 kl. 15:04     55 words
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The president of the Romanian Cycling Federation, Eduard Carol Novak (40 years), the only Paralympian in Romanian history, was granted a diploma of

The president of the Romanian Cycling Federation, Eduard Carol Novak (40 years), the only Paralympian...
 
   
ROAD TO 2024: IOC President Suggests Bidding Reforms
 
 iSportConnect     2017-03-06 kl. 14:59     136 words
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Bidding Monday, 06 March 2017 13:58 The President of the International Olympic Committee has suggested the possibility of creating further reforms to the bidding processes for Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Bidding Monday, 06 March 2017 13:58 The President of the International Olympic Committee has suggested the possibility of creating further reforms to the bidding processes for Olympic and Paralympic...

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Olympics to generate ¥32 trillion for all of Japan, Tokyo Metropolitan Government claims
 
 Japan Times     2017-03-06 kl. 14:54     223 words
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The 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics are projected to generate economic effects worth ¥32.3 trillion across Japan, according to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. The total includes ¥20.4 trillion in Tokyo.

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics are projected to generate economic effects worth ¥32.3 trillion across Japan, according to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.... Based on total estimated costs of ¥1.6 trillion to ¥1.8 trillion for the Olympic and Paralympic...

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Fazza Championship: Saktoun Shooting – Day 7
 
 Sport 360     2017-03-06 kl. 14:39     197 words
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Amateurs and professionals are welcome to register for the Fazza Shooting Championships and receive training from seasoned saktoun-savy shooters at the Al Ruwayyah Police Shooting Fields.

Paralympics. TIME:  07:00-17:00 PRICE:  FREE ORGANISERS:  Hamdan bin Mohammad Heritage Center PHONE:   +971-50-176-0888 EMAIL:  MORE INFO:  hhc.gov.ae/en/championships Al Ruwayyah, Police Shooting Fields.

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South Africa's Zuma picks first woman to head top appeal court
 
 Reuters India     2017-03-06 kl. 14:38     116 words
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JOHANNESBURG South African President Jacob Zuma on Monday nominated Mandisa Maya to become the first woman president of the Supreme Court of Appeal, the nation's highest court on non-constitutional matters.

court, which made world headlines in December 2015 when it upgraded the verdict on Paralympic "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius to murder from manslaughter for shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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Women Empowerment, Emancipation and Equality are critical factors in Nation’s Development
 
 Press Information Bureau     2017-03-06 kl. 14:36     689 words
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Minister for Information & Broadcasting Shri M Venkaiah Naidu has said that Women Empowerment, Emancipation and Equality were the three critical factors defining the role of women in Nation’s Development.

  Ms. Deepa Malik, Paralympic 2017 Silver Medalist 2.

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UPDATE 1-South Africa's Zuma picks first woman to head top appeal court
 
 Reuters Africa     2017-03-06 kl. 14:34     132 words
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(Adds details) JOHANNESBURG, March 6 (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma on Monday nominated Mandisa Maya to become

president of the court, which made world headlines in December 2015 when it upgraded the verdict on Paralympic "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius to murder from manslaughter for shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Maya, if
 
   
Sale Paralympic cyclist claims two world titles
 
 Lancaster & Morecambe Citizen     2017-03-06 kl. 14:14     228 words
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Sale's Paralympic world champion Jon Gildea, right, on a recent visit to Park Road Primary, Sale, with fellow Paralympic athlete Steve Bate TRAFFORD

Sale Paralympic cyclist claims two world titles.... Sale's Paralympic world champion Jon Gildea, right, on a recent visit to Park Road Primary, Sale, with fellow Paralympic athlete Steve Bate TRAFFORD. ...Paralympic cyclist Jon Gildea is celebrating...

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Paralympic Gold Medallist Launches Fundraising Drive To Bring Disability Sport Opportunities To Wales
 
 My Family Our Needs.co.uk     2017-03-06 kl. 14:03     387 words
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Rio 2016 hero Andy Lewis MBE today called on the British public to get behind ‘Tour de Cymru’, a new cycling event that will raise money for disability sport.

Paralympic Gold Medallist Launches Fundraising Drive To Bring Disability Sport Opportunities To Wales.... Rio 2016 hero Andy Lewis MBE today called on the British public to get behind ‘Tour de Cymru’, a new cycling event that will raise money for disability sport.The Paralympian...
 
   
Jessica Long excited to compete at World Series
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-06 kl. 13:45     581 words
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USA’s multiple-Paralympic champion will kick off her season at the first stage of the 2017 World Para Swimming Series in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 11-12 March. “I think it (the World Series) is fantastic! It is exactly what Paralympians need.

USA’s multiple-Paralympic champion will kick off her season at the first stage of the 2017 World Para Swimming Series in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 11-12 March. “I think it (the World Series) is fantastic!... It is exactly what Paralympians need.It is...
 
   
Iran’s President praises Paralympians at special ceremony
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-06 kl. 13:45     219 words
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Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, host a special ceremony for the Paralympians who competed at Rio 2016, in the country’s capital city of Tehran.

Iran’s President praises Paralympians at special ceremony.... Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, host a special ceremony for the Paralympians who competed at Rio 2016, in the country’s capital city of Tehran.Iran’s Paralympians who...
 
   
Monday’s Daily Deal Round-Up: Nascar’s Lilly deal and more
 
 SportsPro Media     2017-03-06 kl. 13:44     190 words
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A small but healthy batch of industry news in brief. Posted: March 6 2017 By: Eoin Connolly Motorsport : Lilly Diabetes has agreed a multi-year deal to become the official health partner of Nascar .

Soccer : Childcare and disability support provider Zest Care has agreed a deal with Football Federation Australia to support the Pararoos , Australia's Paralympic soccer team, until 2019.
 
   
Kadeena Cox: ‘There are nights I can’t sleep because the spasms are so bad’ | Sport
 
 DailyMe.Com     2017-03-06 kl. 13:15     136 words
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The first British Paralympian to win golds in different sports talks about living with multiple sclerosis, causing a stir on reality TV and proving

The first British Paralympian to win golds in different sports talks about living with multiple sclerosis, causing a stir on reality TV and proving. ...people wrong“There are days when my legs don’t work, so I have to be in my wheelchair”
 
   
Muraoka’s home win puts her in World Cup contention
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-06 kl. 13:06     690 words
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The Japanese sit skier moved within 40 points of Germany’s Anna Schaffelhuber in the super-G in Hakuba.

The World Championships bronze medallist overcame Germany’s Paralympic champion Anna Schaffelhuber , finishing on top in the second of two super-G to take place on the Happo-One slopes.... The final standings will be decided at the World Cup Finals and PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic...

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Paovic, Van Zon meet expectations in Lignano
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-06 kl. 12:49     399 words
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The Rio 2016 Paralympic champions showed no lag at one of the first major international competitions of the year.

The Rio 2016 Paralympic champions showed no lag at one of the first major international competitions of the year.Rio 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
Rio 2016 masterplanner intent on achieving ‘legacy’ despite Olympic Park problems Matthew Campelli | 01 Mar 2017
 
 Sports Management     2017-03-06 kl. 12:31     323 words
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AECOM, the architectural firm behind the Rio 2016 Olympic Park masterplan, has pledged to help the Brazilian government achieve its “legacy goals” despite the widely-publicised pictures showing the development damaged and desolate.

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 players.Rio
 
   
Eight-time Paralympic gold medallist visits Shropshire charity
 
 Shropshirelive.com     2017-03-06 kl. 12:08     344 words
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A Shropshire based charity had a very special visitor, when their patron, Paralympic champion, Sophie Christiansen, CBE, came along to the centre.

Eight-time Paralympic gold medallist visits Shropshire charity.... A Shropshire based charity had a very special visitor, when their patron, Paralympic champion, Sophie Christiansen, CBE, came along to the centre.Sophie Christiansen with some of The...
 
   
Kadeena Cox: ‘There are nights I can’t sleep because the spasms are so bad’
 
 The Guardian     2017-03-06 kl. 12:06     731 words
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"T Cox is not feeling sorry for herself. She is a remarkable athlete and an incredible person – a friendly, bubbly and resilient character who is determined not to let her condition define her.

She is a remarkable athlete and an incredible person – a friendly, bubbly and resilient character who is determined not to let her condition define her.It has been six months since she made history at the Paralympic Games, becoming the first
 
   
Open for all – keeping pubs accessible
 
 Rickerbys Solicitors     2017-03-06 kl. 11:40     305 words
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Making pubs accessible for all customers is not just a matter of complying with the law, but is good for business, according to the British Beer and

The guide, available on the BBPA’s website alongside a video featuring British Paralympian Baroness Tanni Grey Thompson DBE, also underlines the importance of staff training, so that pubs can meet the needs of disabled customers, and staff can
 
   
Thierry Mugler – A*Men Pure Shot
 
 Beauty News Middle East     2017-03-06 kl. 11:19     690 words
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A*Men Pure Shot « Pure energy in a bottle » An exclusive A*Men edition, boosted by unparalleled freshness, inspired by a hero Inspired

He learned to walk with artificial limbs, later replaced by carbon-fiber “blades” which enabled him to develop an incredible capacity to move. He won several medals at the 2004 Athens Paralympic Games and became the triple world record holder
 
   
Schoolchildren Across The Country Given The Opportunity To Attend The World Para Athletics Championships London 2017
 
 PhoenixNewspaper.com     2017-03-06 kl. 11:17     602 words
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Following the overwhelming success of the London schools ticket offer for the World Para Athletics Championships, double Paralympic champion Libby

Following the overwhelming success of the London schools ticket offer for the World Para Athletics Championships, double Paralympic champion Libby. ...Clegg has today launched the nationwide roll out to give all schoolchildren across the UK the
 
   
Athletics legend Inzikuru to light up NSSF Kampala Seven Hills Hash Run
 
 Uganda Daily Monitor     2017-03-06 kl. 10:12     117 words
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The run, whose purpose is to collect Shs200 million, will start and finish at Pearl Africa Primary School, Nsambya.

list. Her confirmation follows that of Uganda’s only athlete and medalist at the Rio’s Summer Paralympic Games David Emong who will lead a strong team of 10 Paralympians in the run.Makhtum Muziransa.
 
   
Bridgwood bags medals at world championships
 
 Sunshine Coast Daily     2017-03-06 kl. 09:40     178 words
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CYCLING: Sunshine Coast Kyle Bridgwood added to his international medal haul with a strong showing at the UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships.

He can add those to a brace of silver medals from the Paralympic Games in Brazil last year (individual pursuit C5 and time trial C4) and to a gold and silver at last year's world championships in Italy (scratch race C4-5 and individual pursuit C4)
 
   
New dance sport classification, sport rules introduced
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-06 kl. 09:40     310 words
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A course for national classifiers is also being offered by World Para Dance Sport.

The new classification rules include the adoption of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Classification Model Rules.
 
   
Tokyo police to create dedicated unit targeting cyberattacks
 
 Japan Times     2017-03-06 kl. 09:33     166 words
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The Metropolitan Police Department will establish a new division April 1 dedicated to fending off cyberattacks, authorities decided Monday.

But with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics looming, the MPD found it necessary to set up a larger, more dedicated unit to reinforce authorities’ capabilities to cope with rising cybersecurity threats, according to people familiar with the

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Disabled Royal Marine and Paralympian moves into purpose-built house
 
 This Is The West Country     2017-03-06 kl. 09:32     435 words
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A FORMER Royal Marine left with a debilitating condition after a tour of Afghanistan has been given a chance to rebuild his life after the property industry rallied round.

Disabled Royal Marine and Paralympian moves into purpose-built house.... Phil, who qualified to take part in the Brazil Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro last year, said:
 
   
Korea to kick-start overseas promotion for 2018 PyeongChang Olympics
 
 Korea Herald     2017-03-06 kl. 09:32     338 words
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South Korea will begin a global campaign this week to promote the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games worldwide with the events a mere 11 months away in the eastern South Korean town of PyeongChang, the government said Monday.

South Korea will begin a global campaign this week to promote the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games worldwide with the events a mere 11 months away in the eastern South Korean town of PyeongChang, the government said Monday.The Ministry of

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Women's Day special: These under-25 athletes will take Indian sports to new heights
 
 International Business Times India     2017-03-06 kl. 09:17     1101 words
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Women power in Indian sports is set to get redefined IANS For long, there has been this notion that women are better off plying their trade in the

PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik brought home a silver medal and a bronze medal, respectively, from Rio Olympics 2016, while Deepa Malik became the first Indian female paralympian ever to win a medal when she clinched the silver in the women's Shot Put
 
   
PHOTOS: United States Sitting Volleyball team beats Canada in exhibition match
 
 Denver Post     2017-03-06 kl. 09:08     134 words
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The U.S. Women’s Sitting Volleyball team held an exhibition game against Canada at the Colorado Convention Center on March 5, 2017 in Denver. The U.S.

After finishing the 2008 and 2012 Paralympic Games with silver medals and the 2004 Paralympic Games with bronze, Team USA won its first-ever Paralympic gold medal by defeating China 3-0 in the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games title match.