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Paralympian star helps Purple Hound launch national accessible ratings initiative
 
 Presskontakt.se     2017-03-10 kl. 08:36     59 words
 
Disability champion Purple Hound has teamed up with British Paralympian Anne Wafula-Strike MBE to launch a series of stickers which rate venues on how accessible they are for people with disabilities.

Paralympian star helps Purple Hound launch national accessible ratings initiative.... Disability champion Purple Hound has teamed up with British Paralympian Anne Wafula-Strike MBE to launch a series of stickers which rate venues on how accessible they...
 
   
Linnéa utsedd till Årets eldsjäl
 
 Östra Småland Plus     2017-03-09 kl. 21:02     99 words
 
24-åriga Linnéa Thurfjell från Kalmar var nominerad i öppen klass på årets Eldsjälgala som arrangerades på Berns salonger i Stockholm på torsdagskvällen. Innan galan fick hon frågan av arrangören Folkspel vad en vinst skulle betyda.

Linnéa är engagerad i handikappidrott och Calmif IF.
 
   
Lina Watz (20) tillbaka efter amputationen
 
 SVT Nyheter Värmland     2017-03-09 kl. 19:58     524 words
 
Hon levde med ständig värk i flera år. Till slut fattade para-idrottaren och simmaren Lina Watz (20) från Hammarö det svåra beslutet att amputera höger underben. Nu är hon tillbaka i bassängen.

Hon har deltagit i både VM och EM, och i somras debuterade hon i Paralympics där det bland annat blev en åttondeplats i finalen på 50 meter fritt.
 
   
Bra start för Rickard Nilsson i Alcudia
 
 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2017-03-09 kl. 14:19     169 words
 
Badminton: Rickard Nilsson inledde Spanish Para-Badminton International med en seger. Idag startade Spanish Para-Badminton International i Alcudia på Mallorca. EM-silvermedaljören Rickard Nilsson är ensam svensk på plats.

I Tokyo 2020 kommer badminton för första gången att finnas med på det paralympiska programmet.
 
   
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Paralympian star helps Purple Hound launch national accessible ratings initiative
 
 PRWeb     2017-03-10 kl. 08:31     415 words
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Anne Wafula Strike MBE This Disability Access Day, I am putting my support behind Purple Hound and the launch of its national sticker scheme to

Paralympian star helps Purple Hound launch national accessible ratings initiative....Access Day (10-12 March) gets underway in the UK, disability champion Purple Hound ( http://www.purplehound.org.uk ) has teamed up with British Paralympian Anne...
 
   
Telford hotel give backing to historic race run by schoolchildren
 
 Shropshirelive.com     2017-03-10 kl. 08:18     358 words
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Staff at a Telford hotel today gave their backing to an historic race run by schoolchildren across the borough by offering to sponsor the event with free refreshments.

First held in the 1930s, the Bayley Mile was revived 21 years ago and sees runners taking part from schools across Telford – with Paralympian Mickey Bushell MBE handing out the medals at last year’s 20th anniversary event.
 
   
ATHLETICS-IAAF-DIACK: Senegal's Diack Junior protests innocence
 
 Namibia Press Agency     2017-03-10 kl. 08:13     85 words
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Contributed by NAMPA / ANA. ATHLETICS-IAAF-DIACK: Senegal's Diack Junior protests innocence ANA Sports Reporter PARIS, March 10 (ANA) -

Rio - and 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Local nonprofit to host basketball tournament
 
 Bismarck Tribune     2017-03-10 kl. 08:08     454 words
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On Sunday, March 19, the nonprofit organization Dreams in Motion will host a March Mobility Madness wheelchair tournament and community event at Mandan Middle School.

The event will include expert coaches from around the region including five-time Paralympian and three-time gold medalist Christina Schwab, Team USA Under 23 team leader Kelly Fischbach, head wheelchair basketball coach at Southwest Minnesota State
 
   
Edinburgh International Swim Meet attracts quality field this weekend
 
 ZwemZa     2017-03-10 kl. 07:46     407 words
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Tags Edinburgh International Swim Meet attracts quality field this weekend by ZwemZa on March 10th, 2017 Denmark’s Pernille Blume won the gold medal in the 50-meter freestyle swimming in Lane 4 at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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.
 
   
Bolton’s Strongest man has sights on winning gold medal
 
 Preston Citizen     2017-03-10 kl. 07:21     421 words
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Greg Dunnings during Strongman Bolton 2014 BOLTON’S Strongest Man has set his sights on representing Great Britain in the Invictus Games and winning a gold medal.

But he is back training in the arena’s gym to be part of Team GB for the international Paralympic-style Games for armed services’ personnel instigated by Prince Harry.

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Badgers men's hockey: Former Wisconsin coach Jeff Sauer remembered for compassion, giving
 
 Capital Times     2017-03-10 kl. 06:04     508 words
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When U.S. Paralympic sled hockey goaltender Steve Cash heard of the death of Jeff Sauer last month, he said one of the toughest realizations was that he could never make his coach proud again.

When U.S. Paralympic...

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Paralympian goes back to the classroom
 
 2BR.co.uk     2017-03-10 kl. 06:02     265 words
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Tom Hamer from Rossendale has been talking to kids at Helmshore Primary. He went in there for a special assembly with the NSPCC, to make sure they speak out if they're having a hard time.

Paralympian goes back to the classroom.
 
   
Women's 100m T38 | final | 2014 IPC Athletics European Championships Swansea
 
 Dailymotion     2017-03-10 kl. 05:42     7 words
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Wheelchair Basketball 2 | Rio 2016 Paralympic

Wheelchair Basketball 2 | Rio 2016 Paralympic. ...Games. rss@dailymotion.com.

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Fiji Hockey to meet Olympic Solidarity
 
 Fiji Times     2017-03-10 kl. 05:37     214 words
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Update: 4:18PM THE Oceania National Olympic Committee (ONOC) will host its 2017 annual general assembly and associated meetings from March 27 to April 5 in Nadi.

In other meetings, the Oceanic Paralympic Committee AGM and associated meetings will be held at the Tokatoka Resort at 9am on April 2 and 3.ERONI TUINUKU.
 
   
7 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, March 10
 
 Daily Hive - Vancouver     2017-03-10 kl. 05:35     581 words
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Happy Friday, everyone – we made it! Get ready for your weekend fun with one our seven things to do in Vancouver this Friday, from an art party to a wheelchair ruby tournament and more.

Eight of the best clubs, featuring Paralympians from around the world, will be in attendance to battle head to head over three days.
 
   
Hand it to her
 
 Mid Day     2017-03-10 kl. 05:20     1039 words
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Sally Holkar Author and textile revivalist Sally Holkar, the Texan who had relocated to India after marrying Richard Holkar, the scion of one of the erstwhile ruling clans of Madhya Pradesh, has much to be chuffed about.

Of sharpshooters and Trumpsters Suave sharpshooter, Olympian Abhinav Bindra, and medal winning Paralympic athlete Deepa Malik on ‘Finding the champion within’; soulful author Pico Iyer on ‘Silence in the world of noise’; pixie star Alia
 
   
European Parliament President to Announce Sanction for Sexist MEP
 
 Latin American Herald Tribune     2017-03-10 kl. 04:38     441 words
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BRUSSELS – The president of the European Parliament is set to announce, during the body’s next plenary session, the sanction imposed on a Polish member of Parliament who made sexist remarks, parliamentary sources said on Thursday.

consensual sex was “very subtle,” and that the general public should not see “the disabled on television” (in reference to the 2012 Summer Paralympics), among other eccentric outbursts.
 
   
WADA chief urges Russia to quicken anti-doping reforms
 
 The News International     2017-03-10 kl. 03:57     250 words
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LONDON: Russia has initiated anti-doping reforms but they are not happening fast enough, World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) director general Olivier Niggli has said.

The McLaren report also revealed more than 1,000 Russian athletes competing in summer, winter and paralympic sport were benefited from an institutional conspiracy to conceal positive doping tests.

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LA 2024 Confident of Continued Strong Public Support For Olympic Bid
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-03-10 kl. 03:40     493 words
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LA 2024 Bid Chief Casey Wasserman at Rio 2016 (GamesBids Photo) The leadership of Los Angeles’ bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games is

LA 2024 Bid Chief Casey Wasserman at Rio 2016 (GamesBids Photo) The leadership of Los Angeles’ bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games is. ...confident of its continued strong public support, even amid the groundswell of opposition faced
 
   
Olympics Not Likely To Return To Australia Says Gold Coast 2018 Chief
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-03-10 kl. 03:40     556 words
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Commonwealth Games Chair Peter Beattie said Friday that he doesn’t think the Olympic Games can return to Australia unless multiple large cities back a joint bid.

Currently a coalition of smaller cities in Queensland, including Brisbane, are exploring a possible 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid and have budgeted millions of dollars to finance a feasibility study. “The reality is, if Australia’s ever
 
   
Tokyo 2020 Olympics' Main Venue Costs Expected To Reach $87M
 
 Sports Business Daily     2017-03-10 kl. 03:36     87 words
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/Olympics Published March 10, 2017 A source with the 2020 Games organizers said Thursday that temporary structures for the new National

the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics are "expected to cost more than double the estimate presented during the bidding," according to KYODO. ...

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Marketplace Roundup: Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby Crowdfunding For Tokyo 2020
 
 Sports Business Daily     2017-03-10 kl. 03:36     82 words
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Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby appointed PR firm Dynamo to raise £3M ($3.6M) and "help send the team to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby appointed PR firm Dynamo to raise £3M ($3.6M) and "help send the team to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics."
 
   
Wanted: Kamikaze robots, no experience required
 
 Asia Times Online     2017-03-10 kl. 03:17     1366 words
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Engineers at Japan’s wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant recently sent a small scorpion-like robot crawling down a pipe into an area with radiation levels that would kill a human in minutes. The journey killed the robot, too.

Meanwhile a decision on how to treat and store spent fuel at the site is due in 2020, the year Tokyo hosts the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
'Amputation was my only chance of survival': Paralympian Kelly Cartwright
 
 Mail On Sunday     2017-03-10 kl. 03:11     489 words
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Hannah Moore For Daily Mail Australia 00:09 GMT, 10 March 2017

Paralympian Kelly Cartwright. ...opens up on the shock diagnosis which saw her 'growing pains' become an aggressive cancer.Hannah Moore For Daily Mail Australia 00:09 GMT, 10 March 2017. " href="mailto:?subject=Read this: " rel="nofollow">

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Learning Japanese from the news / Games masc...
 
 The Japan News     2017-03-10 kl. 02:49     299 words
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Stay abreast of current events and learn Japanese at the same time through articles originally printed in The Yomiuri KODOMO Shimbun.

2020??????????It has been decided that the public will be invited to submit designs for the mascots for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
British Cycling's wheels blown off by explosive report into 'culture of
 
 Daily Mail     2017-03-10 kl. 02:39     1584 words
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Matt Lawton for the Daily Mail 22:30 GMT, 9 March 2017

The report says Sutton has never denied calling women ‘sheilas' and he has admitted to referring to Paralympic riders as ‘Wobblies'.

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Remarkable Women 2016: The next generation
 
 New Hampshire Magazine     2017-03-10 kl. 02:32     1615 words
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The Granite State is known as a place where women’s contributions are valued and recognized. But the next generation of women seems poised to crank things up a notch and boldly go where no one has gone before.

Then, at the 2012 London Paralympic Games, she won three silver medals and one gold in swimming.
 
   
Summer of Aths Grand Prix to heat up the nation’s capital
 
 Australian Olympic Committee     2017-03-10 kl. 02:25     793 words
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ATHLETICS: There’s no place like Canberra (ACT) for athletics fans this weekend, as 41 Rio 2016 Olympians and Paralympians get set to join 11 starters from  Nitro Athletics Melbourne for the much-anticipated 2017 SUMMERofATHS Grand Prix.

ATHLETICS: There’s no place like Canberra (ACT) for athletics fans this weekend, as 41 Rio 2016 Olympians and Paralympians get set to join 11 starters from  Nitro Athletics Melbourne for the much-anticipated 2017 SUMMERofATHS Grand Prix.The...
 
   
For creating an accessible and inclusive environment
 
 Construction Industry Council     2017-03-10 kl. 02:23     574 words
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Last night the Construction Industry Council (CIC) officially launched their ‘Essential Principles Guide’ for Built Environment Professionals on creating an accessible and inclusive environment.

The aim is to build on the legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games by helping to generate a shift change in how inclusive design skills are taught in the UK.
 
   
Sad, sudden loss of Paralympic superstar horse Cabral
 
 HorseTalk.co.nz     2017-03-10 kl. 02:10     259 words
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Natasha Baker and Cabral. British paralympian Natasha Baker has lost her gold-medal winning horse Cabral suddenly, after the 16-year-old contracted a clostridium bacterial infection.

Sad, sudden loss of Paralympic superstar horse Cabral.... British paralympian Natasha Baker has lost her gold-medal winning horse Cabral suddenly, after the 16-year-old contracted a clostridium bacterial infection.Cabral – known as JP – sustained a small...
 
   
News - Event By Event Look At Which Records Could Fall at 2017 New Balance Nationals Indoor
 
 RunnerSpace.com     2017-03-10 kl. 02:07     2828 words
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Top athletes chasing history at this weekend's NBNI By Doug Binder, DyeStat Editor   There have already been six national high school records

Utah state champ Hunter Woodhall is the first double amputee to compete at nationals and is a Paralympics double medalist (200 and 400).     Boys 800 :

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Waitaki Sports Awards on Monday night
 
 Oamaru Mail     2017-03-10 kl. 01:57     258 words
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Champions all . . . Winners gather for the traditional group photo.

Mitchell official in sport), Brylee More (junior sportswoman), guest speaker and New Zealand Paralympian Anna Grimaldi, Linda Duncan (mother of sportsperson of the year and supreme champion Courtney Duncan), Adair Craik (Denis Birtles Memorial
 
   
Kilo king Jody Cundy seals 13th track world title at UCI Para-Cycling World
 
 Wisbech Standard 24     2017-03-10 kl. 01:38     266 words
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Jody Cundy added to his success at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic games with a 13th C4 time-trial gold at the UCI Para-cycling World Championships in Los Angeles. PHOTO: OnEdition 2016©.

Kilo king Jody Cundy seals 13th track world title at UCI Para-Cycling World. ...Championships.Jody Cundy added to his success at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic games with a 13th C4 time-trial gold at the UCI Para-cycling World Championships in
 
   
Jessica Rhinelander Scores Two Second Place Finishes at AGDF
 
 Horse-Canada     2017-03-10 kl. 01:34     690 words
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Canadian dressage athlete, Jessica Rhinelander rode Dimanche to two second place finishes in the CDI 1* Intermediate division during week eight of the Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF), held March 1-5, 2017 in Wellington, FL. Photo by Susan J.

the summer, my goal is to continue to move Ducky up the levels to Intermediate II and then Grand Prix.” In addition to her own riding and competition schedule, Rhinelander also enjoys coaching and is a personal coach to Canadian Paralympian Jody
 
   
Battling against the odds
 
 Warrnambool Standard     2017-03-10 kl. 01:32     267 words
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Dairy farmers heard from three inspiring speakers at the "Against the Odds" meeting. Bega Cheese executive chairman Barry Irvin had several of his life experiences to draw upon when he addressed a meeting about building resilience.

Other speakers to address the meeting, organised by the UDV to help dairy farmers cope with the industry slump, included Josh Hose, formerly of Camperdown, who has won gold medals in wheelchair rugby at the Paralympics.
 
   
Travel ban could prevent US hosting World Cup
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-03-10 kl. 01:09     101 words
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Fifa president Gianni Infantino warned the United States yesterday that Donald Trump’s racist travel ban could prevent them from hosting the World Cup.

But Trump signed a new executive order banning immigration from six Muslimmajority countries on Monday, which could have implications for the nation’s ability to host football’s biggest tournament — and the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games
 
   
RBC Training Ground registrations looming
 
 Daily Herald Tribune     2017-03-10 kl. 00:59     535 words
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Do you think you have what it takes to be an Olympian? The RBC Training Ground qualifier may just be for you on March 18 at the Crosslink County Sportsplex. Registration for the free event closes on March 11 and can be completed online at: www.cbc.

locally.” The RBC Training Ground is a partnership between RBC, Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), the Canadian Olympic Foundation (COF), CBC Sports and the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute (COPSI) Network. “RBC Training Ground is a
 
   
- Georgia Senate honors McKenzie Coan
 
 Now Habersham     2017-03-10 kl. 00:54     286 words
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Three-time Paralympic gold medalist McKenzie Coan was honored this week by state lawmakers. Sen. John Wilkinson (R-Toccoa) hosted the Clarkesville native in the Senate Chamber and presented her with a resolution recognizing her many achievements.

Three-time Paralympic gold medalist McKenzie Coan was honored this week by state lawmakers.... Sen. John Wilkinson (R-Toccoa) hosted the Clarkesville native in the Senate Chamber and presented her with a resolution recognizing her many achievements.Coan won four medals in the 2016 Paralympic...

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UQ call-out for bone cancer survivor sports training study
 
 University of Queensland     2017-03-10 kl. 00:45     334 words
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A program to better understand the benefits of exercise and sport for young people recovering from bone cancer will soon start at The University of Queensland.

‘trained away’ through exercise or sport. “The results from our study may provide further information as to whether this population could be eligible for participation in Paralympic sport.” Ms Wilson is looking for three to five people, aged

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Dad Uses Pictures From Teen Daughter’s Death To Combat Online Bullying
 
 Before It's News     2017-03-10 kl. 00:40     29 words
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“Releasing these photos was one of the hardest things I have had to do in my life,” the father and two-time Paralympic gold medalist said of his decision.

Dad Uses Pictures From Teen Daughter’s Death To Combat Online Bullying. “Releasing these photos was one of the hardest things I have had to do in my life,” the father and two-time Paralympic gold medalist said of his decision.Shahzaib Elahi.
 
   
Claressa Shields Eager To Create Bright Future For Women's Boxing
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-10 kl. 00:34     667 words
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, 5:53 p.m. (ET) Referee Russell Mora (L) holds up Claressa Shields' arm after her unanimous-decision victory over Franchon Crews in their super middleweight bout at T-Mobile Arena on Nov. 19, 2016 in Las Vegas.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Exclusive: Isinbayeva reappointed head of Russian Anti-Doping Agency in face of WADA opposition
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-10 kl. 00:22     555 words
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Yelena Isinbayeva has been re-appointed chair of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) Supervisory Board today despite direct opposition from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) , insidethegames can reveal.

Paralympic Games. Both the International Association of Athletics Federations and the International Paralympic Committee have suspended the respective Russian national bodies.
 
   
Susan A. King 1941-2017
 
 InOttawa.com     2017-03-10 kl. 00:21     178 words
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GURNEE — Susan Ann King nee McMullen, 76, of Gurnee, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 8. She was born March 2, 1941, in Streator.  Susan was past president of both the P.E.O and AAUW.

She was born March 2, 1941, in Streator.  Susan was past president of both the P.E.O and AAUW.She initiated a recreation program for the disabled in Waukegan and coached in the first Paralympics in England.

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How the Rio Olympic Games Helped the Wealthy and Hurt the Poor
 
 Brazzil Magazine     2017-03-09 kl. 23:58     1779 words
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The Olympic Games revealed the deep socioeconomic and political contradictions of Brazil and helped legitimize a speech according to which it is lawful to transfer resources from public to private interests.

1) transferring more money from the federal government to the state; 2) being allowed to “take exceptional measures to rationalize every essential public services due to the realization of the Olympic and Paralympics Games Rio 2016.” In other
 
   
Germany’s Rothfuss, Slovakia’s Farkasova, Austria’s Rabl, seal giant slalom globes at World Cup in...
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-03-09 kl. 23:45     561 words
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Andrea Rothfuss at the Tarvisio 2017 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships.

The Paralympic silver medallist claimed the giant slalom world title in Tarvisio, Italy, and has also swept the podium in all her World Cup races.... The crystal globes will be awarded following the World Cup Finals and PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter...
 
   
Hometown Hero: Ryan Fann
 
 Live 5 WCSC     2017-03-09 kl. 23:40     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.

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Collected Department Releases: U.S. Department of State's Sport for Community: Promoting Disability Rights
 
 Foreign Affairs.co.nz     2017-03-09 kl. 23:33     299 words
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MIL OSI USA – Source: United States Department of State Headline: Collected Department Releases: U.S. Department of State’s Sport for Community: Promoting Disability Rights The U.S.

The participant roster includes Paralympians, heads of National Paralympic Committees, social entrepreneurs, and sport for inclusion advocates.

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Mobility Airmen oversee movement of presidential artifacts
 
 McChord Air Force Base     2017-03-09 kl. 23:20     937 words
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JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. -- With every inauguration of a new American President, a key but generally unnoticed part of the presidential transition of power process is the movement of the outgoing president’s paper, records and artifacts.

Olympic and Paralympic teams and a replica of a 12th century mechanical bird time piece given as a head of state gift from Qatar.  These unique artifacts exemplify the historical mission that is the movement of presidential records, papers and
 
   
From Italy To Cal To Rio, Water Polo Star Luca Cupido Is Riding High
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-09 kl. 23:07     876 words
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, 1:55 p.m. (ET) Luca Cupido shoots the ball against Croatia during the men's water polo preliminary round at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. A few years ago, Luca Cupido had a choice.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “It’s one of the best decisions I ever made,” said Cupido, a 6-foot-4 junior attacker at Cal who helped the Golden Bears win an NCAA
 
   
New National Stadium's overlay to cost double bid estimate
 
 Japan Today     2017-03-09 kl. 22:58     292 words
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Sports Mar. 10, 2017 - 06:30AM JST ( ) TOKYO — Temporary structures for the new National Stadium that will serve as the main venue for the

Sports Mar. 10, 2017 - 06:30AM JST ( ) TOKYO — Temporary structures for the new National Stadium that will serve as the main venue for the. ...2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics are expected to cost more than double the estimate presented during the...

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Researcher tuning into media representations of disability
 
 Western News.ca     2017-03-09 kl. 22:53     963 words
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Prior to the Paralympic Games in Rio last summer, Laura Misener found herself cringing after watching a broadcast interview with a Canadian athlete who uses a wheelchair.

Prior to the Paralympic Games in Rio last summer, Laura Misener found herself cringing after watching a broadcast interview with a Canadian athlete who uses a wheelchair.The female athlete, who has children, was asked by a befuddled reporter, ‘You
 
   
US states join forces to stop Donald Trump’s travel ban
 
 The New Daily     2017-03-09 kl. 22:39     626 words
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Washington state in launching a legal challenge to President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban with New York and Oregon reportedly following suit.

But Trump’s new executive order banning immigration from six Muslim-majority countries could have implications for the nation’s ability to host football’s biggest tournament – and the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games which Los Angeles is
 
   
Azeem Amir shines in debut season
 
 Rochdale Online     2017-03-09 kl. 22:26     292 words
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Azeem Amir, from Rochdale, shone in the final of the National Blind Football League fixtures in Hereford on Saturday (4 March).

the Tokyo Paralympics in 2020.” Azeem is looking forward to the Brian Aaron’s Cup on 8 April, which will include two teams attending from Turkey, and the Disability Cup finals at St George’s Park, where the England team train, on 6 May.
 
   
Doping whistleblowers need police protection, says WADA chief
 
 Global Times     2017-03-09 kl. 22:21     488 words
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Source:AFP Published: 2017/3/10 5:03:39 Whistleblowers are "desperately" needed in the war on doping in sport, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) chief said 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 Olympic Games and there was a total ban on Russians at the Paralympic Games.
 
   
More disability-inclusive gyms in the pipeline
 
 Straits Times     2017-03-09 kl. 22:09     326 words
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Gyms with equipment for both the able-bodied and people with disabilities will be set up at government-run sports centres in Bedok, Jurong West, Tampines and Toa Payoh.

Ms Fu was responding to Dr Lim Wee Kiak (Sembawang GRC), who noted that government support was strong for para-athletes like swimmer Yip Pin Xiu, who won two golds at the Paralympic Games last year.
 
   
Local Trekking Centre supports special event
 
 Midsomer Norton Radstock & District Journal     2017-03-09 kl. 22:08     301 words
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Wellow Trekking Centre is holding a special event in support of Disabled Access Day.

Disabled Access Day will also welcome its first Ambassador for 2017, Paralympic Gold medal-winning equestrian athlete, Sophie Christiansen, who began her journey into the sport through the Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA), who launched the
 
   
China and Scotland book play-off places at World Wheelchair Curling Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-09 kl. 21:52     493 words
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Scotland and China secured their places in the play-offs of the World Wheelchair Curling Championships as round robin action came to a close at the Gangneung Curling Centre today.

tomorrow, with the winner progressing straight through to the gold medal match at the competition, which is doubling as a test event for the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games.... Today's action coincided with the One Year to Go milestone until the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Paralympic...
 
   
3 Sports, 3 Paralympic Games, 3 Medals: Now Oksana Masters Is A World Champion Too
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-09 kl. 21:40     1118 words
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, 12:30 p.m. (ET) Oksana Masters will compete at the IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup March 10-15 in PyeongChang, South Korea. Oksana Masters has competed in three Paralympic Games, each in a different sport, and won three medals in the process.

3 Sports, 3 Paralympic Games, 3 Medals:... Oksana Masters has competed in three Paralympic Games, each in a different sport, and won three medals in the process.But there’s been one line missing on the 27-year-old’s résumé: “world champion.” “I was always...

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Russian lawmakers barred from entering Germany over doping talks
 
 Xinhua News Agency     2017-03-09 kl. 21:26     424 words
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Photo taken on Sept. 18, 2016 shows the closing ceremony of Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

18, 2016 shows the closing ceremony of Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.(Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi) MOSCOW, March 9 (Xinhua) --... A senior Russian lawmaker said Thursday he and his colleague were barred by German authorities from entering the country for a meeting with the International Paralympic...

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3 Sports, 3 Paralympic Games, 3 Medals: Now Oksana Masters Is A World Champion..
 
 TaableNote News     2017-03-09 kl. 21:13     17 words
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"Hearing quadruple champion is just really crazy, I’m honestly speechless." -U.S.

3 Sports, 3 Paralympic Games, 3 Medals:... Now Oksana Masters Is A World Champion.."Hearing quadruple champion is just really crazy, I’m honestly speechless." -U.S.Paralympics' Oksana Masters USA.
 
   
WATCH: Overwhelming response to shocking pics
 
 itv.com     2017-03-09 kl. 21:12     56 words
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A father who released shocking pictures of his teenage daughter who took her own life has had an overwhelming response. Former paralympian Adrian Derbyshire is from Warrington.

Former paralympian Adrian Derbyshire is from Warrington.He took the difficult decision to release the pictures of his daughter Julia to get families to talk to each other about bullying, self harm and suicide.
 
   
Sask Sport Awards Primarily go Saskatoon's Way
 
 Saskatoon     2017-03-09 kl. 21:05     2490 words
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   Athletes from Saskatoon and area cleaned up on the major 2016 Saskatchewan Sport Awards.    While heptathlete Brianne Theisen-Eaton of Humboldt won the Female Athlete-of-the-Year, most of the rest of the major awards went Saskatoon's way.

At the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, which included 621 swimmers from more than 150 countries, Samantha finished fifth in the Women's 100m Butterfly S10, 17th in the Women's 100m Freestyle S10 and 18th in the Women's 50m Freestyle S10.
 
   
Distinguished heritage of Shiga delicacies
 
 The Japan News     2017-03-09 kl. 20:49     745 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun An aroma both savory and sweet wafts from an iron pan as soon as the thinly sliced Omi wagyu Japanese beef, with marbling so fine it looks like a snow flurry, is put in it.

With an eye on the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, the prefecture regards them as the main features of its branding strategy.
 
   
Conference hopes to inspire growth
 
 Farm Weekly     2017-03-09 kl. 20:44     1662 words
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NEW appointments, industry awards and a lively presentation by young farmers were highlights of the three-day WAFarmers annual conference, which

Australian Paralympian and HBF Ambassador Brant Garvey spoke at a business breakfast on the second day about how mental resilience, persistence and maintaining a positive outlook can translate seamlessly across any workplace.
 
   
Inaugural Boston Marathon Youth Jamboree on Sunday
 
 New England Runner     2017-03-09 kl. 20:29     618 words
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INAUGURAL BOSTON MARATHON YOUTH RUNNING JAMBOREE SET FOR SUNDAY, MARCH 12   Youths in grades pre-k through grade 8 invited to participate in this fun-filled, free event   BOSTON, MA – On Sunday, March 12, the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.

Also on hand will be 2012 Olympian and Boston native Ruben Sanca; Paralympic gold and silver medalist Jerome Singleton; Randolph, Mass.... Paralympian Femita Ayanbaku; and Boston United Track Club/Emmanuel College Coach Tony DaRocha.
 
   
FIS Refers the Case of Therese Johaug to the CAS
 
 Around The Rings     2017-03-09 kl. 20:17     249 words
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The International Ski Federation (FIS) has filed an appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the decision issued by the Adjudication

The International Ski Federation (FIS) has filed an appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the decision issued by the Adjudication. ...Committee of the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sport on 10

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Jacobellis, Deibold And Gold Lead U.S. Snowboarders Into Worlds
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-09 kl. 20:14     902 words
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, 12:20 p.m. (ET) Arielle Gold competes in the final round of women's halfpipe at the FIS Freestyle Snowboard World Cup 2015 during the USSA Grand Prix on Dec. 6, 2014 in Copper Mountain, Colo.

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How much will the UO Ducks ask of Edward Cheserek? Oregon track and field rundown
 
 Oregonian     2017-03-09 kl. 20:07     743 words
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The blogosphere seems united in the expectationthat Oregon distance runner Edward Cheserek will do something spectacular at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships, with begin tomorrow in College Station Texas.

Paralympic medalist Hunter Woodhall wants an opportunity to run in college.
 
   
Paralympic stars back in action
 
 Namibian     2017-03-09 kl. 19:59     396 words
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NAMIBIA'S Paralympic stars Ananias Shikongo and Johannes Nambala's bid for more success starts at the Coca Cola Club Challenge at Oshakati on Saturday.

Paralympic stars back in action.... NAMIBIA'S Paralympic stars Ananias Shikongo and Johannes Nambala's bid for more success starts at the Coca Cola Club Challenge at Oshakati on Saturday.Following their heroics at the Rio Paralympic Games in September...
 
   
Former British Prime Minister David Cameron to headline 2017-18 speakers
 
 Elon University     2017-03-09 kl. 19:50     1305 words
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? David Cameron, who served six years as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and 11 years as Leader of the Conservative Party, will be the featured speaker at Elon University’s 2017 Fall Convocation on Oct. 5 in Alumni Gymnasium of the Koury Center.

Following hosting the successful London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Cameron chaired the 2013 G8 Summit at Lough Erne in Northern Ireland, a meeting involving some of the world’s most powerful countries where he highlighted the global need
 
   
Military agents seize drugs cold weapons and cell phones in prisons
 
 Scandinaviatimes.com     2017-03-09 kl. 19:41     284 words
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The military men from the Navy, the Air Forces, and the Army making up the teams allowed to raid Brazilian prisons in search of illegal items seized drugs and over 2 thousand cold weapons and 271 cell phones.

Modern equipmentamp;mdash;like the machinery used in major events held in the country, such as the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Gamesamp;mdash;were used in the raids, including X-ray metal detectors.

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Raedler to represent new generation of Germans
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-09 kl. 19:26     486 words
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Para ice hockey player Hugo Raedler has been playing for just two years but is optimistic his team can qualify for PyeongChang 2018.

If they do so, it will be the first time the Germans have qualified for a Paralympic Winter Games since Torino 2006 .... World and Paralympic champions the USA, Worlds silver medallists Canada, Norway, Italy, Germany, South Korea and Sweden are amongst...
 
   
Tempur-Pedic skydive stunt raises sleep awareness
 
 Furniture Today     2017-03-09 kl. 19:11     242 words
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SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- In honor of National Sleep Awareness Week, March 2-9, 2017, Tempur-Pedic and former Navy Seal Andy Stumpf raised awareness for the power of sleep with a skydive milestone for the military freefall instructor.

He and Paralympian Michelle Salt are featured in a national “Sleep is Power” campaign launched recently by Tempur-Pedic to illustrate the power of getting a good night’s sleep to enhance performance and quality of life.
 
   
JLT to Sponsor Star Studded Grand National Women’s Summit
 
 Downtown In Business     2017-03-09 kl. 19:05     805 words
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Aintree Racecourse has announced JLT as the new sponsor of the Grand Women’s Summit at the Randox Health Grand National with JLT’s UK Marketing Director, Ellie Mickleburgh named as one the four panellists on the day.

multiple gold medal winner at the Paralympic Games in both road and track racing cyclist and swimming.... Sarah became the most successful female British Paralympian of all time in the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games by winning the C5 3000m individual pursuit final to bring her Paralympic...
 
   
Recycled medals
 
 The Environmentalist     2017-03-09 kl. 18:58     39 words
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09.03.2017 11:45:00 Metals in outdated and unwanted mobile phones and small electrical appliances will be recycled and forged into the medals awarded to Olympians and Paralympians at the Tokyo games in 2020.

Recycled medals. 09.03.2017 11:45:00 Metals in outdated and unwanted mobile phones and small electrical appliances will be recycled and forged into the medals awarded to Olympians and Paralympians at the Tokyo games in 2020.320058 345978 280104.
 
   
St Albans-born Invictus champion hoping to move back to Herts
 
 Herts 24     2017-03-09 kl. 18:49     830 words
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17:17 09 March 2017 Fraser Whieldon Jordan Beecher outside the HertsAd offices.

of the country's premier Paralympic rowers.
 
   
eNCA | Just a year to go to 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Korea
 
 MyInforms     2017-03-09 kl. 18:41     29 words
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To give the Korean public a taster of what’s to come next year, there are a number of test events taking place in PyeongChang throughout March and

eNCA | Just a year to go to 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Korea.
 
   
Military agents seize drugs, cold weapons, and cell phones in prisons
 
 Albuquerque News.Net     2017-03-09 kl. 18:41     284 words
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The military men from the Navy, the Air Forces, and the Army making up the teams allowed to raid Brazilian prisons in search of illegal items seized drugs and over 2 thousand cold weapons and 271 cell phones.

Modern equipmentamp;mdash;like the machinery used in major events held in the country, such as the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Gamesamp;mdash;were used in the raids, including X-ray metal detectors.

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Dr. Cheri Blauwet awarded International Women’s Day Recognition by International Paralympic Committee
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-03-09 kl. 18:33     1044 words
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Dr. Cheri Blauwet was the 2016 recipient of the Harold Amos Diversity Award. © Jeffrey Thiebauth The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has paid tribute to the achievements and contributions of Dr.

Dr. Cheri Blauwet awarded International Women’s Day Recognition by International Paralympic Committee.... © Jeffrey Thiebauth The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has paid tribute to the achievements and contributions of Dr.Cheri Blauwet, awarding the triple Paralympian...
 
   
Agitos Foundation to host first workshops for International Federations
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-03-09 kl. 18:33     383 words
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© IPC All summer Paralympic sport International Federations (IFs) will be brought together for the first time in Bonn, Germany, from 9-10 March, for

© IPC All summer Paralympic sport International Federations (IFs) will be brought together for the first time in Bonn, Germany, from 9-10 March, for. ...workshops designed to encourage the exchange of ideas and strengthen their collaboration with
 
   
Paralympic boss against FIFA-style plan to name two Games hosts in one go
 
 Northamptonshire Telegraph     2017-03-09 kl. 18:33     571 words
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International Paralympic Committee president Sir Philip Craven has joined the growing opposition to the idea of deciding the hosts of the 2024 and 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games when International Olympic Committee members meet in Lima in September.

Paralympic boss against FIFA-style plan to name two Games hosts in one go.... International Paralympic Committee president Sir Philip Craven has joined the growing opposition to the idea of deciding the hosts of the 2024 and 2028 Olympic and Paralympic...

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Trump travel ban could hit US hopes of hosting 2026 World Cup
 
 Laois Nationalist     2017-03-09 kl. 18:31     338 words
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FIFA president Gianni Infantino has indicated Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban could prevent the United States from hosting the World Cup.

Paralympic Games which Los Angeles is bidding to stage.

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Paralympic boss against FIFA-style plan to name two Games hosts in one go
 
 Batley & Birstall News     2017-03-09 kl. 18:31     10 words
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Paralympic boss against FIFA-style plan to name two Games hosts in one go.

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Rio 2016 ordered to pay repair costs at Maracanã Stadium
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-09 kl. 18:27     335 words
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Rio 2016 are due to contribute at least £100,000 ($122,000/€115,000) to repair works at the Maracanã Stadium after a Brazilian court ruled that they had not fulfilled contractual agreements on maintaining the venue.

matches and both the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, was officially handed back   to the State Government and a consortium of private companies on November 4.
 
   
LA 2024 Releases Key Commitments On International Women’s Day
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-03-09 kl. 18:19     603 words
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Los Angeles’ bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Wednesday marked the United Nations International Women’s Day by releasing “Equality,

Los Angeles’ bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Wednesday marked the United Nations International Women’s Day by releasing “Equality,...Excellence and Opportunity” – LA 2024’s Women in Sport commitment, by enshrining the
 
   
Rio court orders Maracana stadium repairs
 
 Yahoo! India     2017-03-09 kl. 18:17     272 words
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Rio de Janeiro, March 8 (IANS) A Brazilian court has ordered the Rio 2016 organising committee to undertake repair work at the iconic Maracana stadium after it was left abandoned earlier this year.

Tuesday's decision came after Rio's state government argued that Rio 2016 breached contract terms by failing to return the stadium in the same condition it was received for last year's Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
What To Watch Each Day Of The 2018 Paralympic Winter Games
 
 TaableNote News     2017-03-09 kl. 18:06     58 words
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In exactly one year at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, 80 sets of medals will be up for grab across five sports: alpine skiing, Nordic skiing, sled hockey, snowboarding and wheelchair curling.

What To Watch Each Day Of The 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.... In exactly one year at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, 80 sets of medals will be up for grab across five sports: alpine skiing, Nordic skiing, sled hockey, snowboarding and...
 
   
Paralympic boss against FIFA-style plan to name two Games hosts in one go
 
 Haverhill Echo     2017-03-09 kl. 18:06     21 words
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Sir Philip Craven is the head of the International Paralympic Committee.

Paralympic boss against FIFA-style plan to name two Games hosts in one go.... Sir Philip Craven is the head of the International Paralympic Committee.212583 101769 238323 111163 -1 text/html;charset=utf-8.

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Para triathlon season to kick off in Sarasota
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-09 kl. 18:04     249 words
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Returning Rio 2016 medallists will debut at the 2017 Sarasota CAMTRI Para Triathlon American Championships. The Para triathlon season gets underway with the 2017 Sarasota CAMTRI Para Triathlon American Championships on Saturday (11 March) in Florida.

Norman captured the women’s PT4 gold medal in the sport’s Paralympic debut.... The Paralympic silver medallist will battle with compatriot Seely for the top of the women’s PTS2 podium.
 
   
USA Shooting Adds Paralympic Coach; Integrates Other Staff Functions
 
 USA Shooting.org     2017-03-09 kl. 17:54     795 words
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) USA Shooting announced today that Armando Ayala (San Antonio, Texas) has been named National Paralympic Coach.

USA Shooting Adds Paralympic Coach; Integrates Other Staff Functions. ) USA Shooting announced today that Armando Ayala (San Antonio, Texas) has been named National Paralympic Coach.Staff realignment has also taken place within the communications,
 
   
Busy weekend awaits star swimmer Nicole Turner
 
 Leinster Express     2017-03-09 kl. 17:41     326 words
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All eyes will be on Nicole Turner in the coming weeks, as she will be competing in the World Paralympic Swimming Series, the first competition to be held in the Bellahoj Svommestadion Copenhagen.

All eyes will be on Nicole Turner in the coming weeks, as she will be competing in the World Paralympic Swimming Series, the first competition to be held in the Bellahoj Svommestadion Copenhagen.The World Para Swimming Organisation has announced
 
   
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 TaableNote News     2017-03-09 kl. 17:37     122 words
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??? - Source: https://www.facebook.com/paralympics/videos/10154761627836281/ Visit That feeling when the Paralympic Flame ð¥ is lit and the Games are declared open...

Source: https://www.facebook.com/paralympics/videos/10154761627836281/ Visit That feeling when the Paralympic Flame ð¥ is lit and the Games are declared open...ð Only #1yeartogo until the Opening Ceremony of the #PyeongChang2018 Paralympic Games!
 
   
Brave dad shares photos of daughter's last moments after online bullying
 
 Closer Online     2017-03-09 kl. 17:26     538 words
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Emma Dodds 9 Mar 2017 16:24 A brave dad has shared photos of his daughter's final moments before her death from suicide on what would have been her 18th birthday.

Adrian, a two-time gold medal Paralympian, has not been able to look at the photos of Julia since her death.

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Roxon Named One of Most Influential Women in Canadian Sports
 
 VOCM     2017-03-09 kl. 17:23     63 words
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A Newfoundlander has been named as one of the most influential women in sport in the country by the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sports.

A Newfoundlander has been named as one of the most influential women in sport in the country by the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sports.Gold medal winning Paralympian swimmer, Katarina Roxon of Kippens says she’s honoured
 
   
One year to go! PyeongChang 2018 #Paralympics
 
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Women's -55 kg | FAZZA World Para Powerlifting World Cup
 
 Dailymotion     2017-03-09 kl. 17:16     65 words
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The 2017 FAZZA World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai, UAE, will allow athletes to qualify for the 2017 Mexico City World Para Powerlifting Championships (30 Sep - 6 Oct 2017). Fore a schedule and live results, head to: https://www.easywl.

6 Oct 2017). Fore a schedule and live results, head to: https://www.easywl.com/fazza2017/ and follow us: www.facebook.com/parapowerlifting www.twitter.com/powerlifting www.instagram.com/parapowerlifting Author: paralympics Tags:

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One year to go: British Paralympians look ahead to Pyeongchang 2018
 
 The Telegraph     2017-03-09 kl. 17:13     411 words
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Joe Mahon 9 March 2017 • 1:54pm eam GB has already announced its Winter Olympic ambitions with a look ahead to the Pyeongchang Games next year, but now it's the Paralympians' turn, with 12 months to go until the opening ceremony in South Korea.

One year to go: British Paralympians look ahead to Pyeongchang 2018.... Joe Mahon 9 March 2017 • 1:54pm eam GB has already announced its Winter Olympic ambitions with a look ahead to the Pyeongchang Games next year, but now it's the Paralympians' turn,...
 
   
Carl Frampton named as Queen's University Honorary Graduate for 2017
 
 Belfast Live     2017-03-09 kl. 17:09     343 words
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Belfast boxer Carl Frampton has been named as one of Queen's University Honorary Graduates for 2017. The Tiger's Bay man is one of 15 people from the world of business, science, sport, academia and the arts being honoured by Queen’s University.

Four-time Paralympic gold-medallist swimmer, Bethany Firth MBE, will also receive an honorary doctorate for distinction in sport.... Bethany, from Co Down, has competed for both Great Britain and Ireland since 2012, taking part in the London Paralympic Games, Rio Paralympic...
 
   
Lasting tribute to golden girl
 
 Lancashire Evening Post     2017-03-09 kl. 17:03     33 words
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Gold Paralympian medalist Steph Slater pictured at the 'golden gates' of her former high school, St Cecilia's, Longridge with headteacher, Ivan Catlow.

Gold Paralympian medalist Steph Slater pictured at the 'golden gates' of her former high school, St Cecilia's, Longridge with headteacher, Ivan Catlow.109741 57074 132489 3885 137340 text/html;charset=utf-8.
 
   
Dad Shares Heartbreaking Pictures Of Daughter He Lost To Suicide
 
 The Lad Bible     2017-03-09 kl. 16:57     516 words
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A brave dad made the decision to share these heartbreaking pictures of his daughter on what would have been her 18th birthday.

Adrian, a two-time Paralympic gold medal winner, shared the pictures to help the anti-online bullying campaign he set up following her death - #SASSY (Support Against Self-harm And Suicide in Youth) .

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WWhCC2017: Three of four playoff-places set
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-09 kl. 16:42     740 words
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Scotland, Russia and China all secured their spots, while Canada and Norway will play for the final spot.

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
 
   
Nordic skiers gather for PyeongChang 2018 Test Event
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-09 kl. 16:42     799 words
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The competition will be held from 10-15 March and will also act as a World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup, with the Finals set to take place soon after in Sapporo, Japan.

venue for the next Paralympic Winter Games from Friday (10 March), as the PyeongChang 2018 Test Event and World Cup gets underway at the Alpensia Biathlon Centre.... Multiple-Paralympic champion Oleksandra Kononova leads both rankings and is the favourite...
 
   
Vadovicova receives Allianz Athlete of the Month for February
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-09 kl. 16:42     163 words
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The Slovakian shooter picked up where she left off at Rio 2016, with wins in the season opener.

September’s Paralympic Games .... The Rio 2016 Paralympic champion opened the 2017 season with a bang, winning all four of her events at the World Shooting Para Sport World Cup in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.

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Anja Wicker - PyeongChang Shout Out
 
 Dailymotion     2017-03-09 kl. 16:39     42 words
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Germany's Anja Wicker prepares for the upcoming World Cup in PyeongChang and invites people to come and support the Para nordic skiers as they test out the venue for next year's Winter Paralympics.

Germany's Anja Wicker prepares for the upcoming World Cup in PyeongChang and invites people to come and support the Para nordic skiers as they test out the venue for next year's Winter Paralympics.Author: paralympics Tags:

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