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Special Olympics Sweden presenterar Sverigelaget 2017
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-03-09 kl. 08:42     35 words
 
Pressmeddelande Mar 09, 2017 08:42 CET Special Olympics Sweden presenterar "Sverigelaget" som representerar Sverige vid Special Olympics Games i Österrike 2017.

konståkning och snöskolöpning.Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet.
 
   
Claes har tagit första stegen på över 30 år
 
 SVT Nyheter     2017-03-08 kl. 13:20     298 words
 
Claes Hultling är förlamad från bröstet och nedåt. Med hjälp av ny teknik har han nu prövat att gå. Våren 1984 bröt läkaren Claes Hultling nacken i en dykolycka och livet förändrades på ett ögonblick.

Trots skadan har Claes valt att leva ettaktivtliv,med skidåkning och segling och han representerade Sverige i segling i Paralympics i Sydney 2000.
 
   
Två J-världsrekord av Ellinor Axelsson Vaughn
 
 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2017-03-08 kl. 13:09     345 words
 
Vi tar ett snack med Ellinor Axelsson Vaughn efter årets första världscuptävling - där hon satte två nya junior-världsrekord.

världscuptävling - och landslagets första internationella tävling sedan Paralympics i Rio de Janeiro.... Nu har jag gjort det största man kan göra, tävla i Paralympics och då är det lättare att hitta ett lugn och fokus på resterande tävlingar.
 
   
10 idrottskvinnor som brutit helt ny mark
 
 Expressen     2017-03-08 kl. 09:11     969 words
 
I dag, 8 mars, firar vi internationella kvinnodagen. Här är åtta kvinnor som på olika sätt brutit barriärer i sportens värld. Från Formel 1-föraren Maria Teresa de Filippis på 1950-talet - till i dag 18-åriga basebollöftet Melissa Mayeux.

Hon satsade på bågskytte och paralympics, och 2012 vann hon som första iranska kvinna någonsin ett guld i de olympiska spelen.
 
   
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`We have got tickets to Pyeongchang in 2018`
 
 Office of the President, Republic of Korea     2017-03-09 kl. 07:58     380 words
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Jaerg Himmler (second from left) poses for a photo with two friends at the Alpensia Biathlon Center, during the 2018 IBU Biathlon World Cup on March 5. “We’ve bought tickets,” said Jaerg Himmler from Heidelberg, Germany, with a bright smile.

He said that he and his friends have already purchased tickets for the biathlon in the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.  Himmler and his two friends are great biathlon fans, and they`re in Korea to enjoy the 2017 BMW IBU
 
   
Biathlon men`s teams race for PyeongChang Olympics
 
 Office of the President, Republic of Korea     2017-03-09 kl. 07:58     580 words
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Simon Desthieux (right), France’s third skier, taps his team’s anchor, Martin Fourcade, during the IBU Biathlon World Cup men’s 7.5 km relay competition, at the Alpensia Biathlon Center in Pyeongchang, on March 5.

PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.  Martin Fourcade, the French team’s anchor in the men’s 7.5 km relay, raises his arms in victory as he crosses the finish line, in the IBU Biathlon World Cup at the Alpensia Biathlon Center
 
   
#1StudentNWI: Michigan City Wolves Highlight Competitive Spirit in March
 
 LaPorteCountyLife     2017-03-09 kl. 07:37     1117 words
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RoboBlitz Competes for Steampunk Glory RoboBlitz, the high school-level robotics team of Michigan City sponsored by Safe Harbor, took on their first of many competitions last weekend with their newly-built robot and a powerful steampunk spirit.

Noah Scherf Maintains Steady View of Athletic and Academic Success Michigan City High School is home to senior and Paralympic record-breaker Noah Scherf, whose determination and raw talent have given him a unique view of high school athletics.
 
   
SIX YEARS AFTER: Asahi survey: Disaster victims pessimistic over Olympics effect
 
 Asahi.com     2017-03-09 kl. 07:37     513 words
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Less than one in five of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami victims expect the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics to benefit the recovery of areas impacted by the disasters, according to an Asahi Shimbun survey.

Less than one in five of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami victims expect the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics...

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Josh Hose inspires young athletes| video
 
 Warrnambool Standard     2017-03-09 kl. 07:20     183 words
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Paralympian Josh Hose visits Warrnambool College athletes. Paralympian Josh Hose shared his inspiring and sometimes confronting story with Warrnambool College students on Thursday.

Paralympian Josh Hose visits Warrnambool College athletes.... Paralympian Josh Hose shared his inspiring and sometimes confronting story with Warrnambool College students on Thursday.Hose, 30, who plays wheelchair rugby, grew up in Camperdown and his...
 
   
Sports stars visit school for opening of new £700,000 dance hall
 
 Preston Citizen     2017-03-09 kl. 07:17     388 words
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YOUNG boppers will be a step ahead of the competition – thanks to their new dance hall. Pupils of all ages celebrated the opening of the £700,000 hall at Bolton St Catherine’s Academy.

Pupils of all ages celebrated the opening of the £700,000 hall at Bolton St Catherine’s Academy.British Paralympian swimmer Claire Cashmore and Rachael MacKenzie, a world champion Thai-boxer, were invited to officially open it.

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Olympic veterans to head Australia's World Cups campaign
 
 Australian Olympic Committee     2017-03-09 kl. 07:16     413 words
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CANOE/KAYAK - SPRINT: Triple Olympian Ken Wallace and 2012 gold medallist Murray Stewart have been named in an Australian sprint canoe squad to compete on this year’s World Cup and World Championships circuit.

Australia’s medal winning Paralympics trio of Curtis McGrath, Amanda Reynolds and Susan Seipel will compete in the Paracanoe World Championships, along with Rio Paralympians Jocelyn Neumueller and Dylan Littlehales.
 
   
Soccer plane-crash amputee returns ‘home’ to walk again
 
 True Viral News     2017-03-09 kl. 06:49     206 words
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Without his teammates and without a leg, Jakson Follmann is again training at the Chapecoense home field. Follmann, one of the six survivors of the Brazilian team’s Nov.

He has said he wants to compete one day in the Paralympics. “I am always going to be an athlete.
 
   
METI Releases Concept Book: A Compilation of Traditional Japanese Value as the Foundation of Commodities and Services under the Cool Japan Initiative
 
 4 Traders     2017-03-09 kl. 05:26     329 words
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As the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games approach, worldwide interest in Japan appears to be growing.

As the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games approach, worldwide interest in Japan appears to be growing.In response, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) released a concept book, aiming to convey Japan's unique sensibilities and

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VOX POPULI: Nagano teaches us to manage our expectations of Tokyo Games
 
 Asahi.com     2017-03-09 kl. 05:00     411 words
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Icy winds and a sense of jubilation are probably what many people remember vividly about the 1998 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Nagano. Japan's medal rush exhilarated the nation.

Icy winds and a sense of jubilation are probably what many people remember vividly about the 1998 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Nagano.... Even in the host city, the "post-Olympic/Paralympic scenery" looks very different to different people.
 
   
INTERVIEW: May Zain El Din on improving the lives of the differently-abled in Egypt
 
 Arabstoday.net     2017-03-09 kl. 04:44     1479 words
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"I felt eerily unhappy, like I had nothing else to offer life, and the latter had nothing to offer me.

They also help wheelers engage and train in sports, and have access to compete in the Paralympics.

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Path to Pyeongchang: Para alpine skiing
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-03-09 kl. 04:01     965 words
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3 hours ago With today marking a year to go until the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics, there’s no better time to take a look at how the Brits are shaping up ahead of what could be a stellar year on the snow and ice.

Path to Pyeongchang: Para alpine skiing. 3 hours ago With today marking a year to go until the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics, there’s no better time to take a look at how the Brits are shaping up ahead of what could be a stellar year on the snow...
 
   
Talent is all about heart for Thomas
 
 Albury Border Mail     2017-03-09 kl. 03:51     451 words
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Lacking arms and legs has not deterred Finley High School student Thomas Burton making a success of swimming WHEN teen Thomas Burton swims he makes a splash in more ways than one.

surface.” Thomas added: “I can do all of the strokes, but freestyle is a modified version with a breaststroke kick and butterfly arms.” Thomas, who has ambitions to compete at the Commonwealth Games next year and the Paralympics, draws strength
 
   
IOC Reschedules Visit To Evaluate Los Angeles 2024 Olympic Bid
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-03-09 kl. 03:40     294 words
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed Wednesday that the Evaluation Commission visit to Los Angeles originally scheduled for April 23 will instead take place for three days starting May 10.

the city to evaluate plans for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid, and to make site inspections of various venues and facilities.
 
   
Doctors said Kelly had growing pains. The reality was more sinister
 
 Avon Valley Advocate     2017-03-09 kl. 03:25     806 words
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"Basically amputation was my only chance of survival." As a teenager, Kelly Cartwright dreamed of playing netball for Australia, but a niggling pain in her knee forced her to give up her favourite sport.

She went on to compete as a Paralympian in Beijing and London, winning gold in the long jump and silver in the 100 metres in 2012.... Paralympian Kelly Cartwright, who won gold in the long jump at the London 2012 Olympics, was diagnosed with a rare...

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Community in Brief: 03/08/2017
 
 Record-Eagle     2017-03-09 kl. 03:00     617 words
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Paralympics games LELAND —The United States Men’s Paralympics Goalball Team hosts games March 10-11 at Leland Public School. An exhibition goalball game starts at 2:30 p.m. Friday. Saturday’s activities begin at 11:30 a.m.

Community in Brief: 03/08/2017. Paralympics games LELAND —The United States Men’s Paralympics Goalball Team hosts games March 10-11 at Leland Public School.
 
   
LET THE GAMES BEGIN    
 
 North Andover Eagle-Tribune     2017-03-09 kl. 02:47     733 words
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ATKINSON — Alex Cazmay is looking to the future. At 14, she knows it's time to try new things, to discover what she's passionate about or what career she may enjoy.  She has a new job at Market Basket, and someday be a neo-natal nurse, she explained.

and registration at the games, where athletes can earn medals and qualify for further competitions.  "Especially in the individual sports, if you get a high enough rating or time you can qualify for the Paralympics," Brianne Cazmay-Biros said. 
 
   
News - Hunter Woodhall Wants Same Opportunity To Run In College
 
 RunnerSpace.com     2017-03-09 kl. 01:43     929 words
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Woodhall eyes unprecedented move to D1 athletics By Doug Binder, DyeStat Editor   NEW YORK CITY -- Hunter Woodhall returned to his hometown in Utah a hero last fall after earning two medals at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janiero.

Hunter Woodhall returned to his hometown in Utah a hero last fall after earning two medals at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janiero.  The student body at Syracuse High watched a live stream of Woodhall's silver-medal performance in the 200
 
   
Save the Date: ACS Quality and Safety Conference Convenes in New York City, July 21-24, 2017
 
 American College of Surgeons     2017-03-09 kl. 01:25     703 words
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National conference will provide a professional forum on the most recent national and local quality and safety initiatives in the field of surgery.

Paralympic Team in rowing, will share his unique insight with attendees.
 
   
Older, Wiser, More In Control, Monoskier Andrew Kurka Embraces The Spotlight In Path To PyeongChang Paralympics
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-09 kl. 01:22     973 words
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, 5:24 p.m. (ET) Andrew Kurka took home his first career world title in downhill on the opening day of the 2017 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships in Tarvisio, Italy.

Older, Wiser, More In Control, Monoskier Andrew Kurka Embraces The Spotlight In Path To PyeongChang Paralympics. , 5:24 p.m.... Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Not taking life sitting down
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-03-09 kl. 01:08     501 words
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Participants from the NASAM Petaling Jaya Club in orange scarves doing their best in the relay walk event during the inaugural NASAM Stroke Games 2017 at the Panasonic National Sports Complex in Shah Alam.

Former Prime Minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and his wife Tun Jeanne Abdullah, who is the patron of the Malaysian Paralympic Council, turned up to show support for the event.
 
   
9 Creative Indoor Sports At NYC Parks Recreation Centers
 
 New York Family Magazine     2017-03-09 kl. 01:07     964 words
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Photo Courtesy of NYC Parks Across the 5 boroughs, these new, and exciting indoor sports are taking over local recreation centers and are sure to get the entire family through the final weeks of winter!

Center Wednesdays Times, dates and locations vary Wheelchair basketball is among the most well-known Paralympic sports and is played in over 100 countries worldwide by around 40,000 people.
 
   
Winter Paralympics: Kelly Gallagher wants to regain the winning feeling
 
 BBC     2017-03-09 kl. 01:05     1160 words
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By Elizabeth Hudson BBC Sport 8 Mar Gallagher was left frustrated after missing out on the chance to compete at the Worlds

Winter Paralympics: Kelly Gallagher wants to regain the winning feeling.... 2018 Winter Paralympics Pyeongchang, South Korea 9-18 March 2018 After Paralympic champion Kelly Gallagher landed in a crumpled heap following a high-speed crash in training just...
 
   
Russia doping reforms not happening quickly enough, says Wada chief
 
 BBC     2017-03-09 kl. 00:59     492 words
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8 Mar Wada director general Olivier Niggli also told a Tackling Doping in Sport conference that sport needed more whistleblowers

However, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) - in contrast to the International Paralympic Committee - opted not to enforce a total ban on Russia.
 
   
USA Shooting Chooses Brazen Sports as Official Timekeeper
 
 Before It's News     2017-03-09 kl. 00:56     540 words
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Brazen Sports, Offical Timekeeper of USA Shooting USA With a 2020 vision, USA Shooting is choosing to ‘Be Brazen’ and is announcing its latest sponsor in Brazen Sports LLC, the new Official Timekeeper of America’s shooting team.

Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Overcoming adversity and succeeding
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-03-09 kl. 00:46     382 words
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia will once again play host to the Global Transformation Forum (GTF) which will see Alibaba Group executive chairman Jack Ma and Olympic champion Usain Bolt taking to the stage.

New speakers are M-Farm CEO and co-founder Jamila Abass, paralympian gold medallist Katrina Webb, mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington, social entrepreneur Dr Rajiv Bhanot and Catcha Group CEO and co-founder Patrick Grove.
 
   
Gareth Thomas quits The Jump for personal reasons
 
 Equilibrio Informativo     2017-03-09 kl. 00:28     270 words
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The 42-year-old former rugby worldwide had been due to compete in Sunday night's showdown against Kadeena Cox, Emma Parker Bowles and Louis Smith in a bid to be crowned 2017 champion. "Gareth Thomas has withdrawn due to personal reasons".

The final had been due to star Made In Chelsea's Spencer Matthews, Olympic gymnast Louis Smith, Paralympian Kadeena Cox, journalist Emma Parker Bowles, ex-rugby pro Jason Robinson, former Wales worldwide Gareth Thomas and model Amy Willerton.
 
   
Patients with rare cancers fight for more research, funding, support
 
 Sydney Morning Herald     2017-03-09 kl. 00:22     1333 words
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As a teenager, Kelly Cartwright dreamed of playing netball for Australia, but a niggling pain in her knee forced her to give up her favourite sport. "The doctors kept telling me it was growing pains and it would just go away," she said.

She went on to compete as a Paralympian in Beijing and London, winning gold in the long jump and silver in the 100 metres in 2012.... SHARE Share on Facebook SHARE Share on Twitter TWEET Link Gold medal-winning Paralympian Kelly Cartwright lost her right...

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Canadian Paralympians embrace challenges one year out
 
 Toronto Star Online     2017-03-09 kl. 00:20     818 words
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The nation’s high-performance sport agency directed $10 million of federal sport funding, over four years, into winning Winter Paralympics medals starting with Vancouver 2010.

Canadian Paralympians embrace challenges one year out.... The nation’s high-performance sport agency directed $10 million of federal sport funding, over four years, into winning Winter Paralympics medals starting with Vancouver 2010.Increased financial...
 
   
Michael Olasubomi Balogun: The Octogenarian in the Space
 
 This Day Online     2017-03-09 kl. 00:19     1751 words
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Olayemi Oduseto At 83, the Grand Master of the Nigerian Banking Sector is serving God, appreciative of His grace, while touching lives….. He was born like any other child.

Scholarship”. Otunba Balogun has set up endowments for the Nigerian School for the Blind at Oshodi, and he has also instituted, through FCMB, an Annual National Marathon Championship for Disabled Athletes.

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Seaquam Secondary senior heading to Italy for wheelchair tennis world cup
 
 Parksville Qualicum News     2017-03-09 kl. 00:19     785 words
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When he was nine years old, no one would have predicted that Tomas Bourassa would one day be chosen as part of a Canadian world cup team. “He wasn’t a sports kid, even before the accident,” his mom, Paula Bourassa, said.

The year after his Birmingham debut, Bourassa played in the championships again, rising through the ranks to take on Canada’s top-ranked men’s player and two-time Paralympian Philippe Bedard in the finals.

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Upscale capsule hotels thriving in Kyoto as visitors flood the city
 
 Asahi.com     2017-03-09 kl. 00:17     832 words
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KYOTO--Magnificent temples, shrines, imperial palaces, gardens and old-world culture: What more could Kyoto possibly need to attract tourists?

City authorities expect that 4.4 million foreign tourists will spend at least one night in the city in 2020, the year of the Tokyo Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Media Advisory/Photo and video opportunity - Para ice hockey demo and invitation on occasion of One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games
 
 Canada NewsWire     2017-03-09 kl. 00:16     309 words
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/CNW/ - Thursday, March 9 will mark one year to go until the Opening Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.

Para ice hockey demo and invitation on occasion of One Year to Go to PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. /CNW/ -... Thursday, March 9 will mark one year to go until the Opening Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.Celebrating...

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Illinois women’s wheelchair basketball not getting hopes too high for playoffs
 
 Daily Illini     2017-03-08 kl. 23:59     318 words
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Close Illini's Kaitlyn Eaton (21) takes a shot in the game against the Canadian National Academy in the ARC on Friday, January 27th.

Hollerman, who won gold at the Rio 2016 Paralympics, is taller than any Illini and can run a half-court offense.
 
   
4Life Eurasia Celebrates International Women’s Day
 
 PublicNow.com     2017-03-08 kl. 23:33     261 words
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4Life Eurasia Celebrates International Women's Day3/8/2017 Salt Lake City, Utah (March 8, 2017) Over 500 distributors recently gathered at the

The mother of nationally recognized Paralympic athlete Sergey Guriev, who last year received a sports wheelchair via donations from Foundation 4Life, also spoke.
 
   
USA Pentathlon Boss Predicts Podium Finish at Tokyo 2020 -- Federations Focus...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-03-08 kl. 23:29     932 words
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(ATR) Newly appointed USA Pentathlon chair Tom Shepard believes with the sport's latest innovations and marketing strategies great things can come for the USA at the next Olympic Games.

Agitos Workshop to Aid Paralympic Development Each of the summer Paralympic sport International Federations will gather for a development workshop this week in Bonn, Germany.... (Agitos Foundation) The meeting will take place from March 9-10 and marks the first time the Paralympic...

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Best Foot FORWARD
 
 Folio Weekly     2017-03-08 kl. 23:28     93 words
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More than 20,000 runners lace up and vie for $85,000 in prize money at The GATE River Run, the largest 15K race in the United States, which includes a

Best Foot FORWARD. More than 20,000 runners lace up and vie for $85,000 in prize money at The GATE River Run, the largest 15K race in the United States, which includes a. ...15K run/walk, 15K disabled athlete divisions, 5K charity run, challenge mile,...
 
   
National Olympic Committee goes to polls Saturday
 
 Rwanda New Times     2017-03-08 kl. 23:19     261 words
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Rwanda National Olympic and Sports Committee (RNOSC) go to polls this Saturday to elect a new executive committee. The elections will be held at Lemigo Hotel.

vice president. On the post of the secretary general, incumbent Rutagengwa will stand against former National Paralympics Committee-Rwanda president Dominique Bizimana.
 
   
Curtain Call - St. Maarten Heineken Regatta
 
 St Martin Daily Herald     2017-03-08 kl. 23:17     1537 words
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St. Maarten Heineken Star Event - taken by Laurens Morel   St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Prize Giving Quotes from the boats and the inaugural Heineken Star Event. Over 3000 people gathered on Kim Sha Beach for the 37th St.

Paralympic Sonar Silver Medalist, 2016 Rio Games, Brad Kendell.
 
   
Triathlon: ITU Mixed Relay World Championships return to Hamburg
 
 Runners Web     2017-03-08 kl. 23:13     641 words
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The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to announce the 2017 ITU Mixed Relay World Championships will return to Hamburg, Germany.

Paratriathlon was accepted into the Paralympic Games in 2010 and will make its Paralympic debut in Rio 2016.
 
   
Five Canadian Winter Paralympians to watch for 2018
 
 Toronto Star Online     2017-03-08 kl. 23:09     439 words
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Canadian Mark Arendz won five medals in biathlon and cross-country skiing at the para-nordic worlds.

Five Canadian Winter Paralympians to watch for 2018.... Canadian Mark Arendz won five medals in biathlon and cross-country skiing at the para-nordic worlds.  ( Matthew Murnaghan / Canadian Paralympic Committee )   Qualifying isn’t done, but Canada expects...
 
   
Olympics have inspired me, says Van Dyk
 
 Buy PE.co.za     2017-03-08 kl. 22:44     51 words
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: Rio Paralympics handcycle road race champion Ernst van Dyk will address the Provincial Sport Conference in George on Friday and Saturday from the athlete’s perspective.

Rio Paralympics handcycle road race champion Ernst van Dyk will address the Provincial Sport Conference in George on Friday and Saturday from the athlete’s perspective.Photo:... Supplied One of South Africa’s longest-serving sportsmen, Paralympian Ernst...
 
   
Hometown Hero: Ryan Fann
 
 WTOC TV     2017-03-08 kl. 22:42     333 words
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Life experiences can make you stronger - and that strength can benefit others. Ryan Fann's whole life has been about putting one foot in front of the other.

I just played sports all the way through high school, and I ran track in college.’’ A gold-medal winner at the 2004 Paralympics, Fann eventually turned his focus from playing sports to making them possible for others.
 
   
World-class Tucson athlete Shirley Reilly heads to Rio for more medals
 
 Atchison Globe Now     2017-03-08 kl. 22:37     7 words
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Badass Women of Tucson: Paralympian Shirley

Paralympian Shirley. ...Reilly.

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World-class Tucson athlete Shirley Reilly heads to Rio for more medals
 
 South Jersey Local News     2017-03-08 kl. 22:34     1267 words
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This week, the scenery changes. World-class wheelchair athlete Shirley Reilly competes in her fourth Paralympic Games.

World-class wheelchair athlete Shirley Reilly competes in her fourth Paralympic Games.At the event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the Tucsonan will vie for medals in the 400 meters, the 800 meters, the 4 x 400 relay, and the marathon.

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9 things to do in Richmond in March
 
 Daily Hive - Vancouver     2017-03-08 kl. 22:12     780 words
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Richmond is loaded with exciting events in March, from wheelchair rugby to St. Patrick’s Day tea and everything in between. To get you started, here are 9 things to do around the city this month.

Eight of the best clubs, featuring Paralympians from around the world, will be in attendance to battle head to head over three days.
 
   
Wade, Woodhall and more local athletes nominated for governor's sport awards
 
 Standard Examiner     2017-03-08 kl. 22:08     336 words
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SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Sports Commission released the nominees for the sixth annual Governor’s State of Sport Awards  on Wednesday, and several Northern Utah athletes made the list.

Year. In the adaptive athlete categories,  Marybai Huking of Plain City, is a female nominee for her role on the national goalball team for the 2016 Paralympics .... Blair took home a gold medal in discus throw at the Rio Paralympics, and Woodhall earned a  silver-medal for his finish in the 200-meter T33/34 race  at the Paralympics...
 
   
Grizzled legends and young talents: Five Canadians to watch in lead-up to Pyeongchang Paralympics
 
 Easy News Press Agency     2017-03-08 kl. 22:05     26 words
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One is Brian McKeever — the undisputed No. 1 visually impaired cross-country skier in the world, with 10 Paralympic gold medals Fonte: canada.

Five Canadians to watch in lead-up to Pyeongchang Paralympics.... 1 visually impaired cross-country skier in the world, with 10 Paralympic gold medals Fonte: canada.com Sports News.
 
   
Five Canadians to watch in 2018 Paralympics
 
 Mississauga News     2017-03-08 kl. 22:05     266 words
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The Paralympics open one year from Thursday.

Five Canadians to watch in 2018 Paralympics.... The Paralympics open one year from Thursday.Here is a look at five Canadian athletes to watch at the 2018 Pyeongchang Games:... John's N.L., who played wheelchair basketball for Canada in last year's Summer Paralympics...

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Canada in full prep for 2018 Paralympic Games
 
 Inside Halton     2017-03-08 kl. 22:04     755 words
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Mark Arendz had just landed in Pyeongchang, South Korea, when Facebook reminded him of the third anniversary of his biathlon silver medal at the 2014 Paralympics.

Canada in full prep for 2018 Paralympic Games.... Mark Arendz had just landed in Pyeongchang, South Korea, when Facebook reminded him of the third anniversary of his biathlon silver medal at the 2014 Paralympics.It was a serendipitous intersection of past...

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Canada in full prep for 2018 Paralympic Games
 
 MusokaRegion.com     2017-03-08 kl. 22:03     10 words
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World para-nordic ski champion Mark Arendz rehearsing for

Canada in full prep for 2018 Paralympic Games.

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Five Canadians to watch in 2018 Paralympics
 
 MusokaRegion.com     2017-03-08 kl. 22:03     12 words
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Road to Pyeongchang: Five Canadians to watch in 2018 Winter Paralympic

Five Canadians to watch in 2018 Paralympics.... Five Canadians to watch in 2018 Winter Paralympic. ...Games.

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World para-nordic ski champion Mark Arendz rehearsing for Pyeongchang
 
 Brandon Sun     2017-03-08 kl. 21:59     749 words
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Mark Arendz had just landed in Pyeongchang, South Korea, when Facebook reminded him of the third anniversary of his biathlon silver medal at the 2014 Paralympics.

Mark Arendz had just landed in Pyeongchang, South Korea, when Facebook reminded him of the third anniversary of his biathlon silver medal at the 2014 Paralympics.It was a serendipitous intersection of past and future for the recently crowned world

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Road to Pyeongchang: Five Canadians to watch in 2018 Winter Paralympic Games
 
 Brandon Sun     2017-03-08 kl. 21:59     260 words
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The Paralympics open one year from Thursday.

Road to Pyeongchang: Five Canadians to watch in 2018 Winter Paralympic Games.... The Paralympics open one year from Thursday.Here is a look at five Canadian athletes to watch at the 2018 Pyeongchang Games:... John's N.L., who played wheelchair basketball for Canada in last year's Summer Paralympics...

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"Kong:Skull Island" has a special preview on!
 
 Showbiz in FULL HD     2017-03-08 kl. 21:50     10712 words
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KONG:SKULL ISLAND - SPECIAL PREMIER AT ST STITHIANS One of the biggest blockbusters of the year is Kong: Skull Island – and this is not only because its title character happens to be the biggest primate ever created.

exploring the events leading to the tragic Valentine’s Day killing of Reeva Steenkamp by Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.
 
   
Equestrian centre plan submitted by paralympian Lee Pearson turned down
 
 Leek Post & Times     2017-03-08 kl. 21:45     15 words
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Equestrian centre plan submitted by paralympian Lee Pearson turned down.
 
   
Triathlon British Columbia Invests in National Body’s Quest to Grow Para-Triathlon on Canada’s West Coast
 
 Triathlon Canada     2017-03-08 kl. 21:17     621 words
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Triathlon B.C. helps send Victoria’s Sarah Black to ITU Para-Triathlon Classifier Training in Florida VICTORIA—Many of Canada’s top triathletes

When certified, classifiers are responsible for assessing athletes and categorizing each as eligible or non-eligible into one of six ITU Para-triathlon classifications to compete internationally.  Still a relatively new Paralympic discipline, the

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Para Athletic nationals trials on Mar 10
 
 Kashmir Times     2017-03-08 kl. 21:15     73 words
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JAMMU, Mar 8: Jammu and Kashmir Paralympics Association is going to conduct selection trials for the upcoming 17th National Para Athletic championship to be held at Sawai Man Singh Complex, Jaipur in Rajasthan from March 27 to 31.

JAMMU, Mar 8: Jammu and Kashmir Paralympics Association is going to conduct selection trials for the upcoming 17th National Para Athletic championship to be held at Sawai Man Singh Complex, Jaipur in Rajasthan from March 27 to 31.The trials for the...
 
   
Sport24.co.za | Olympics have inspired me, says Van Dyk
 
 Africa News Hub     2017-03-08 kl. 21:08     27 words
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Paralympian Ernst van Dyk gives his perspective on how the Olympic Games have played a critical role in inspiring athletes like himself. Views : 0. Votes : 0.

Paralympian Ernst van Dyk gives his perspective on how the Olympic Games have played a critical role in inspiring athletes like himself.
 
   
What To Watch When The U.S. Short Track Speedskating Team Takes On The World This Weekend
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-08 kl. 21:01     805 words
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, 1:32 p.m. (ET) J.R. Celski (L) leads Victor An of Russia in the men's short track 5,000-meter relay at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Iceberg Skating Palace on Feb. 21, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.... Stuart Lieberman covered Paralympic sports for three years at the International Paralympic Committee, including at the London 2012 and Sochi 2014...
 
   
Three reasons why Rebecca Meyers loves swimming
 
 ZwemZa     2017-03-08 kl. 20:48     254 words
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Tags Three reasons why Rebecca Meyers loves swimming by ZwemZa on March 8th, 2017 The USA’s Rebecca Meyers celebrates her gold medal in the women’s 200m individual medley SM13 at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Tags Three reasons why Rebecca Meyers loves swimming by ZwemZa on March 8th, 2017 The USA’s Rebecca Meyers celebrates her gold medal in the women’s 200m individual medley SM13 at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.© Wagner Meier After claiming a
 
   
Olympics: Namibia’s hero steps down amid allegations of bribery
 
 Vanguard     2017-03-08 kl. 20:42     392 words
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Frankie Fredrick, Namibian four-time Olympic silver medalist in the 100 and 200 metres at Barcelona 1992 and Atlanta 1996, has stepped down as the chairman of the International Olympics Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission.

to monitor the election bids for the 2024 Olympics and the Paralympic Games.... The portal said that Fredrick allegedly received some money three days before the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro was awarded and the 2016 Olympics and Paralympic Games in...
 
   
One Year from Paralympics, Gold Medalist Team USA Regroups
 
 USA Hockey     2017-03-08 kl. 20:26     140 words
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Now serving as head coach is Guy Gosselin , who worked alongside Sauer as an assistant coach from 2011-15.

One Year from Paralympics, Gold Medalist Team USA Regroups.... Now serving as head coach is Guy Gosselin , who worked alongside Sauer as an assistant coach from 2011-15.As an assistant, Gosselin helped guide Team USA to gold medals at the 2014 Paralympic...
 
   
The shocking pictures of a teenager who took her own life
 
 itv.com     2017-03-08 kl. 20:15     85 words
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Julia Derbyshire should be celebrating her 18th birthday and sharing a glass of champagne with her Dad. Instead he's released those shocking pictures of his bright and caring daughter who took her own life.

Adrian Derbyshire, a former Paralympian from Warrington, has spent years tackling the issues of hate crime and bullying.
 
   
Carlee guest at senior sports star awards night on March 20
 
 Warwick Daily News     2017-03-08 kl. 20:12     292 words
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SPORTS STAR: Paralympic medallist Carlee Beattie will return to her hometown to be guest speaker at the Daily News/Warwick Credit Union Senior Sports Star of the Year awards. The event will be held on March 20 at the Warwick RSL Club.

SPORTS STAR: Paralympic medallist Carlee Beattie will return to her hometown to be guest speaker at the Daily News/Warwick Credit Union Senior Sports Star of the Year awards.... At Paralympic level, Beattie has competed in Beijing, London and Rio and has...
 
   
Nikon Canada + Alpine Canada: Nikon...
 
 Photoxels     2017-03-08 kl. 19:32     975 words
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The following video presents How it works: shooting in 360° Nikon KeyMission 360 : “The KeyMission 360 action camera takes creativity to the next level with 360 degrees of shooting!

visually impaired Paralympic skiing champion Mac Marcoux and his team with Nikon KeyMission 360 and KeyMission 170 cameras.... Nikon KeyMission 170, 4K, front view NEWS RELEASE Visually impaired Canadian Paralympic skiing champion trains with new 360°...
 
   
Fresh Start
 
 Cincinnati CityBeat     2017-03-08 kl. 18:53     2054 words
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Debra Pinger seeks to reinvent ReelAbilities as the major film festival Cincinnati is missing Debra Pinger Photo: Hailey Bollinger The current

Moving beyond organized events like the Paralympics, they focus on the commonality of achievement and competition that drives each and every one of us.
 
   
Be Brazen: USA Shooting Chooses Brazen Sports as Official Timekeeper
 
 WTOC TV     2017-03-08 kl. 18:50     331 words
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SOURCE Brazen Sports COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. Brazen Sports is a pioneering manufacturer and distributor of high-performance timepieces specifically designed for shooting enthusiasts, marksmen, military personnel and veterans.

Paralympic Games. It is a great honor and privilege to be selected as The Official Timekeeper of USA "Whether it be an anniversary, a birthday, a milestone, or just because, fine timepieces and jewelry have the power to articulate memories and...

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Windies Women get mental boost to face Pakistan
 
 West Indies Cricket Board     2017-03-08 kl. 18:47     563 words
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Kingstown, St Vincent– The WICB has engaged Sports Performance Psychologist Jocelyne Brooks to work with the West Indies Women’s Team during their preparatory camp in St Vincent prior to their series against Pakistan.

Brooks also works on the ECB Level IV Elite Coach Education programme, and served as Sports Psychology Consultant to the British Equestrian Team at the Athens and Beijing Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Paris 2024 hail La Lycéenne Run on International Women's Day
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-08 kl. 18:45     322 words
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Paris 2024 have celebrated International Women's Day by hailing France's inaugural La Lycéenne Run as a success.

Those taking part were encouraged to run at least 2,024 metres in recognition of the capital's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics.

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Suicide warning from man whose daughter would have been 18 today
 
 itv.com     2017-03-08 kl. 18:44     254 words
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Photograph of Julia Derbyshire taken by her father shortly before she died Photo: Adrian Derbyshire A father from Warrington hopes to raise awareness of teenage suicide and self-harm by releasing photos of his daughter just moments from her death.

ITV Granada Adrian who was a paralympian fencer has given talks to over 200,000 youngsters at schools across the country on the dangers of self-harm and bullying.

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Media Release: World’s top swimming talent splashes down at international event – photo call
 
 Allmediascotland     2017-03-08 kl. 18:42     676 words
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Photo call 11am, Thursday March 9 2017 Performance gym, Sport and Exercise, Pleasance, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ WORLD and

British athletes taking part include Scottish Commonwealth medal winner, Ross Murdoch; Olympic silver medallists, Duncan Scott, Dan Wallace and Stephen Milne; triple Olympian, Hannah Miley; and Paralympic medal winners, Bethany Firth and Scott Quin.
 
   
International Women's Day: 5 most influential Nigerian sportswomen
 
 Pulse.ng     2017-03-08 kl. 18:41     655 words
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To celebrate the International Women's Day , Pulse Sports bring you a list of the most influential women in Nigerian sports. March 8 is set out annually to commemorate the struggle for women’s rights.

4. Paralympics Women’s Team play Team Nigeria to 2016 Paralympics (NAN)   They deserve to be named individually on this list, but to keep it short and succinct, we have decided to put them all together in number four.... After the disappointment of not getting a medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic, the Team Nigeria to Paralympics...

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samblackledge published England captain Heather Knight reveals she faced sexism playing...
 
 Plymouth Herald     2017-03-08 kl. 18:27     344 words
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England cricket captain Heather Knight has revealed how she dealt with sexist comments from opponents while playing for Plymstock as a youngster.

READ MORE: Meet the Plymouth man hoping to snowboard at the Winter Paralympic Games next year Asked how she coped with sexism as she grew up, Knight added:
 
   
Coach: Bronze medal win in US boost duo's goal for ASEAN Para Games success
 
 New Straits Times     2017-03-08 kl. 18:06     335 words
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SEPANG: Securing a bronze medal in the International Cycling Union (UCI) Para-cycling Track World Championships in Los Angeles, United States recently

At this tournament, I saw the success of teams due to the strength of their pilot. “Thus, in our future strategy, we should train another young cyclist to become a pilot for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games,” said Mohd Johari who was also a

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Selection process opens for major IBSA Judo events over next four years
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-08 kl. 18:04     222 words
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A process has been opened by the International Blind Sport Federation (IBSA) Judo to select hosts for major events over the next four years. All member nations are urged to apply, the IBSA Judo Committee have said.

All member nations are urged to apply, the IBSA Judo Committee have said.This comes as a process begin to set-up a four-year calendar leading up to the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
 
   
Pengilly criticises "completely ridiculous" sanctioning criteria for sporting bodies violating doping rules
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-08 kl. 17:54     681 words
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Britain's International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission member Adam Pengilly has described as "completely ridiculous" the current lack of sanctioning criteria for sporting organisations falling foul of anti-doping rules.

Pengilly spoke alongside figures including International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven and WADA director general Olivier Niggli.... This resulted in the IPC suspending the Russian Paralympic Committee and barring all Russian athletes from September's Paralympic...

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Famous Faces of Richmond
 
 This is our Town Richmond     2017-03-08 kl. 17:50     300 words
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Many famous people have connections with Richmond and the borough, either being born in the area or moving there later in life. Mo Farah Quadruple Olympic Champion Mo Farah moved to the UK as a child and was brought up in Teddington, training at St.

David Weir Tom Page under CC-BY-SA 20 Wheelchair racer David Weir, who won four gold medals at the London Paralympics, trained in Richmond Park before major championships.
 
   
Announcing the Dove Real Beauty Pledge
 
 Unilever     2017-03-08 kl. 17:44     781 words
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Since 1957, Dove has cared for women and celebrated their beauty. Now, 60 years later, we are taking another step in our mission to help women realise their personal beauty potential.

They include Vicki, a retired medal-winning Paralympian from the UK who had to change her definition of beauty after losing her leg to cancer; and Paola, a football lover who started her own club for girls in her hometown of Mexico City after she
 
   
WADA calls for police protection for doping whistleblowers
 
 zeenews.com     2017-03-08 kl. 17:44     496 words
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London: Whistleblowers are "desperately" needed in the war on doping in sport, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) chief said on Wednesday, calling for police to protect them from those intent on revenge.

Russian President Vladimir Putin referred to her as "Judas" but the Russian track and field team was barred from last year's Rio Olympics and there was a total ban on Russians at the Paralympics.

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Linda Turner takes leading Officiating role in athletics
 
 British Athletics     2017-03-08 kl. 17:36     810 words
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  On International Women’s Day, we celebrate Gloucester’s Linda Turner who has recently been selected as the first ever female Chair of the Technical

As she left the sprints and hurdles behind, she turned her hand to the officiating of athletics meetings, and has risen up the ranks as one of the world’s leading officials, acting as a track referee at the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
 
   
Women in World Athletics Seminars
 
 British Athletics     2017-03-08 kl. 17:36     267 words
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marks the fifth and final year of the Women in World Athletics (WIWA) seminar which has seen a number of high profile women in the sport from around the world come together to share their expertise.

Guest speakers have included IAAF council delegate Sylvia Barlag and multiple Paralympic gold medallist, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.

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Sen. John Wilkinson Honors Distinguished Paralympian McKenzie Coan
 
 Foreign Affairs.co.nz     2017-03-08 kl. 17:34     199 words
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MIL OSI USA – Source: US State of Georgia Headline: ATLANTA (March 8, 2017) | Sen. John Wilkinson (R – Toccoa) on Monday recognized four-time Paralympic champion McKenzie Coan in the Senate Chamber with Senate Resolution 80.

Sen. John Wilkinson Honors Distinguished Paralympian McKenzie Coan.... John Wilkinson (R – Toccoa) on Monday recognized four-time Paralympic champion McKenzie Coan in the Senate Chamber with Senate Resolution 80.“I was honored to have the distinct...
 
   
100 Amazing Irish Women Who Inspire Us
 
 Stellar Magazine     2017-03-08 kl. 17:32     2019 words
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MEDIA MAVENS Ireland’s cultural scene is a rich one thanks to its female participants. 1 Aine Lawlor A media veteran, she co-hosts Morning Ireland and is the sharpest woman on air.

93 Katie-George Dunlevy & Eve McCrystal Paralympic cyclists who brought home gold and silver medals.
 
   
Thailand to host women’s wheelchair basketball camp
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-08 kl. 17:32     236 words
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Participants will learn how to develop their skills from some of the top women coaches in a fun environment.

Leading the camp will be well-renowned coaches in Stephanie Wheeler, who coached the US women’s team to gold at Rio 2016 , and the Netherlands’ assistant coach Irene Sloof, who helped the Dutch secure bronze at September’s Paralympics.
 
   
Celebrating International Women’s Day
 
 PeopleMagazine.co.za     2017-03-08 kl. 17:01     665 words
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So as we celebrate International Women’s Day today we take a look at some iconic, inspirational women who have made an impact. We also share some interesting facts about women! some iconic, inspirational women who have made an impact.

Natalie Du Toit Paralympic and Olympic swimmer Natalie Du Toit had her left leg amputated at the knee at the tender age of 17 after a scooter accident.... She competed at 3 Paralympics – in 2004, 2008 and in 2012.... She has won us gold medals at the 2004 Paralympic...
 
   
An Extremely Detailed Analysis of Meghan Markle’s Lifestyle Blog
 
 Vanity Fair     2017-03-08 kl. 16:32     1921 words
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Here’s what The Tig can tell us about Markle’s life with Prince Harry. By David X. Prutting/BFA/Rex/Shutterstock.

Prince Harry and his new girlfriend Meghan Markle—whose privacy he recently defended in a lengthy statement released by Kensington Palace—met at the Invictus Games, in Toronto, the Paralympics-esque event he created.... Prince Harry and his new girlfriend Meghan Markle—whose privacy he recently defended in a lengthy statement released by Kensington Palace—met at the Invictus Games, in Toronto, the Paralympics...

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ReelAbilities Film Festival: about and for developmentally disabled
 
 Journal-News     2017-03-08 kl. 16:23     567 words
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Twenty percent of Americans have a disability. Yet disabled people are featured in less than one percent of mainstream movies, and they are seldom portrayed realistically. Those are the main reasons why the ReelAbilities Film Festival exists.

Paralympic athletes from adult to age 3, and “Spring Break Zombie Massacre,” where two half-brothers with Down syndrome must prevent Satan and his zombie army from ruining spring break. “(‘Spring Break”) is our first foray into that
 
   
Ripon SC teenager wins RYA NE Youth Champion Award
 
 Royal Yachting Association     2017-03-08 kl. 16:19     553 words
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15 year old Ellie Clark from York is the RYA North East Youth Champion and was presented with her award at a ceremony in London on 4th March 2017.

Ellie joined nine other Regional Youth Champions at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show at London’s Alexandra Palace, where they were presented with their trophies by Helena Lucas, Paralympic Sailing Gold Medallist.
 
   
Harrogate district prepares to celebrate accessibility this weekend
 
 Harrogate News     2017-03-08 kl. 16:09     855 words
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Organisations, businesses and charities throughout the Harrogate district are getting ready to take part in Disabled Access Day celebrations, an award-winning event taking place from 10-12 March 2017.

The Hydro in Harrogate is hosting a para swimming/diving taster session on Saturday 25 March between 4.15pm and 5.15pm, featuring Paralympic medallists Charlotte Henshaw and Matt Walker and coaches.  Booking is essential, e-mail
 
   
Funding boost to keep Hampshire sporting stars on track for glory
 
 Basingstoke Observer     2017-03-08 kl. 16:02     387 words
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Christian Wilson March 08, 2017 The next generation of athletes from across the county have been a given a big helping hand on their journey to become future Olympic and Paralympic champions.

Christian Wilson March 08, 2017 The next generation of athletes from across the county have been a given a big helping hand on their journey to become future Olympic and Paralympic...

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SportAccord propose name change and two-year rotating Presidency in new
 
 Inside The Games     2017-03-08 kl. 15:44     629 words
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Nick Butler Wednesday, 8 March 2017 A change of names and a shift to a two-year rotating Presidency are among proposed amendments to the SportAccord statutes set to be approved at next month's General Assembly.

The Swiss official also insists he will still have time to focus on SportAccord despite being yesterday named as the IOC's chair of the Evaluation Commission for the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games following the resignation of Namibia's
 
   
USADA hand public warning to American wheelchair curling player
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-08 kl. 15:37     320 words
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The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has announced that wheelchair curling player Robert Prenoveau has accepted a public warning for an anti-doping rule violation.

Hydrochlorothiazide comes under the category of diuretics and masking agents and is prohibited at all times under the USADA protocol for Olympic and Paralympic movement testing, the United States Olympic Committee national anti-doping policies, and

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Former Milton Keynes College student awarded £2000 cheque to support Tokyo
 
 Milton Keynes Citizen     2017-03-08 kl. 15:35     10 words
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Former Milton Keynes College student awarded £2000 cheque to support Tokyo. ...Paralympics training.178202 104803 203792 32174 126111 text/html;charset=utf-8.
 
   
03/08/17: CBS/Turner prepare for Madness; A-Rod finds a home; NCAA is sweet for Hershey’s
 
 Cynopsis     2017-03-08 kl. 15:32     3338 words
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CYNOPSIS SPORTS 03.08.17 Good morning. It’s Wednesday March 8, 2017 and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.

consumers to go for it and get into the game day spirit even more passionately than before.” The USOC saw 24 Hour Fitness renew its partnership with the organization through the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020....of the USOC in effort to provide more programs and training resources for future Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
20 Powerful Pictures That Show How Women Have Changed The World In Recent History
 
 Indiatimes     2017-03-08 kl. 15:26     503 words
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When it comes to picking the greatest women of all time, there are no set parameters. Over the years, women have reached heights and their achievements have become a benchmark for generations to come.

Irom Chanu Sharmila, better known as ‘The Iron Lady Of Manipur’, ended her 16-year-long fast which she had kept protesting against AFSPA in her home state of Manipur last year.  #14  Dipa Malik bagged a silver medal during Paralympics 2016. 
 
   
Fearnley proud to be delivering Queen's Baton to Buckingham Palace
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-08 kl. 15:16     247 words
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Kurt Fearnley has said it is an honour to be selected as the person who will deliver the Queen's Baton to Buckingham Palace before the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.

Kurt Fearnley has said it is an honour to be selected as the person who will deliver the Queen's Baton to Buckingham Palace before the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.The wheelchair racer who has won 13 Paralympic medals, including three

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Nos sportifs signent une belle perf’
 
 Foreign Affairs.co.nz     2017-03-08 kl. 15:00     699 words
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MIL OSI – Source: New Caledonia Headline: Une convention de collaboration a été signée mardi 7 mars à Paris entre l’Institut national du sport, de

Ce projet ambitionne de faire de la Nouvelle-Calédonie une base d’entraînement et de préparation finale pour les équipes de France à la veille des Jeux olympiques et paralympiques de Tokyo en 2020.
 
   
Dr. Cheri Blauwet awarded International Women’s Day Recognition
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-08 kl. 14:49     1048 words
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The triple Paralympian and medical practitioner’s impact on Para sport has been recognised to celebrate International Women’s Day. The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has paid tribute to the achievements and contributions of Dr.

The triple Paralympian and medical practitioner’s impact on Para sport has been recognised to celebrate International Women’s Day.... The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has paid tribute to the achievements and contributions of Dr.Cheri Blauwet, awarding the triple Paralympian...

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BidWeek: “No Boston Olympics” Movement Touches Paris 2024, Calgary 2026 – Will The IOC Be Next?
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-03-08 kl. 14:37     1790 words
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Chris Dempsey of (Twitter Photo) Reporting From Toronto, Canada – “Know your enemy,” Chinese General Sun Tzu famously urged in The Art of War.

War.The Calgary Bid Exploration Committee (CBEC), the organization working towards a possible Calgary 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games bid, last month hosted the co-Chair of the new brand of Olympic opposition – – to learn what he knows