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Här är alla finalisterna under Idrottsgalan
 
 TTELA     2017-03-11 kl. 08:00     1540 words
 
Idrottsgalan i Trollhättan den 7 april innehåller åtta priskategorier och juryn har nu tagit fram tre finalister i varje utifrån alla de nomineringsförslag som skickades in till TTELA under perioden 14 januari till och med 14 februari.

Hon är en person som brinner för parasport till 110 procent och för alla människors lika värde.
 
   
På torsdag hedrar vi 2016 års idrottsprestationer!
 
 Cision Wire     2017-03-10 kl. 15:55     221 words
 
För artonde året i rad är det dags för Eskilstuna kommun och Eskilstuna idrottsföreningars samorganisation att hedra framstående idrottsutövare. Sedan starten 1999 har 1 508 medaljer delats ut till sammanlagt 666 idrottare.

Eskilstuna Parasport IF för guld i rullstolsinnebandy, och Eskilstuna United för stora silvret i damfotboll och för guld i JSM damfotboll.

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Linnéa blev årets eldsjäl - vill starta öländskt projekt
 
 Ölandsbladet Plus     2017-03-10 kl. 10:56     420 words
 
Öländska parasportprofilen Linnéa Thurfjell vann på torsdagskvällen priset som årets i eldsjäl i Sverige, i den öppna kategorin på galan som anordnades på Berns salonger i Stockholm. - Det här är overkligt upphöjt till tio.

Hon jobbar halvtid med parasport i dagsläget. -
 
   
Omtumlad eldsjäl firades i Stockholm
 
 Östra Småland Plus     2017-03-10 kl. 09:05     506 words
 
Under torsdagskvällen korades Linnéa Tjurfjell från Kalmar till Årets eldsjäl i den öppna kategorin på Eldsjälsgalan i Stockholm. Eldsjälen själv har svårt att sammanfatta känslorna.

1:00 PST. Varför engagerade du dig inom handikappidrotten? -
 
   
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Claressa Shields Makes More History, Winning First Women’s Boxing Match To Headline On Premium Cable Network
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-11 kl. 08:28     461 words
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, 2:19 a.m. (ET) Claressa Shields lands a punch on Szilvia Szabados of Hungary in the fourth round during the NABF Middleweight Championship at the MGM Grand Detroit on March 11, 2017 in Detroit.

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The Daily Street
 
 Purveyr     2017-03-11 kl. 08:15     522 words
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[embedded content] The field of advertising is one that is predicated on signs and signifiers. Drawing on symbols and referent systems, meaning is created through a combination of cultural elements such as images and songs.

We see a balance of male, female, black, white, old and young (disabled athletes were later represented in an ad entitled ‘A Time Of Hope’) athletes presented in black and white footage, an extension of the idea of equality.
 
   
- Clarkesville Special Election set for June 20th
 
 Now Habersham     2017-03-11 kl. 07:38     197 words
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Clarkesville city voters will return to the polls in June to elect a new City Council member. The Council this week approved a resolution calling for a Special Election to be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.

Toccoa salutes local Paralympian Four NGTC students medal at SkillsUSA National Championships TFS Board of Trustees names Upper School Academic Complex to honor president Convicted child sex offender sentenced to life Clarkesville testing outdoor
 
   
Deborah Lynn Vosler
 
 Rochester Post Bulletin     2017-03-11 kl. 07:31     43 words
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60th Birthday March 16, 1957 Happy birthday to you!!! From dirt floors, to gym rat, to national science teacher awards, to Paralympic Bronze Medal Winner, to always unconditional being a blessing to those that truly know you.

From dirt floors, to gym rat, to national science teacher awards, to Paralympic Bronze Medal Winner, to always unconditional being a blessing to those that truly know you.Love to you always, Dream Estates.
 
   
Carl Frampton awarded honorary degree from QUB
 
 The Tab     2017-03-11 kl. 07:01     266 words
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The Belfast boxer will receive an honorary doctorate for distinction in sport this year, alongside swimmer Bethany Firth Belfast sporting hero

Another Northern Irish sporting star on the list was Four-time Paralympic gold-medallist swimmer, Bethany Firth MBE.... Down and has competed for both Great Britain and Ireland since 2012, taking part in the London Paralympic Games, Rio Paralympic Games...
 
   
Akeem: Expect more from me
 
 Trinidad Express     2017-03-11 kl. 05:55     803 words
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big achievement: Express Individual of Year 2016 recipient, T&T Paralympic gold medallist athlete Akeem Stewart, receives his award from Express general manager Douglas Wilson during yesterday’s ceremony at Kapok Hotel, Maraval.

Express Individual of Year 2016 recipient, T&T Paralympic gold medallist athlete Akeem Stewart, receives his award from Express general manager Douglas Wilson during yesterday’s ceremony at Kapok Hotel, Maraval.—Photo:
 
   
USED AND DUMPED: Sorry tale of Nigerias paralympians
 
 Nigeria News Shafaqna     2017-03-11 kl. 05:45     82 words
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They drew majesty out of travesty with a performance credited as the best finish since debuting in the Paralympic games.

USED AND DUMPED: Sorry tale of Nigerias paralympians.... They drew majesty out of travesty with a performance credited as the best finish since debuting in the Paralympic games.After winning eight gold, two silver and two bronze medals at the Rio Paralympics...
 
   
USED AND DUMPED: Sorry tale of Nigeria’s paralympians
 
 The Nation Nigeria     2017-03-11 kl. 04:42     2080 words
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They drew majesty out of travesty with a performance credited as the best finish since debuting in the Paralympic games.

USED AND DUMPED: Sorry tale of Nigeria’s paralympians.... They drew majesty out of travesty with a performance credited as the best finish since debuting in the Paralympic games. After winning   eight gold, two silver and two bronze medals at the Rio Paralympics...

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BWF and Yonex Seal 'Major Events" Deal
 
 Around The Rings     2017-03-11 kl. 03:16     683 words
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The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has announced Yonex as its Official Equipment Partner for BWF Major Events.

of badminton as we move towards the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games,” added Yoneyama.

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Feature: Exclusive interview with Trinidad and Tobago minister of sport and youth affairs
 
 Caribbean News Now!     2017-03-11 kl. 03:12     2439 words
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[embedded content] By Eve George Caribbean News Now Senior Correspondent PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- The objective of sport is to deliver and receive. To create harmony, discipline, global unification and share culture.

Even for the Paralympians and the differently abled, when I make my tours at the facilities I ensure that the facilities are properly fitted that they can be happy and comfortable in whatever they do.
 
   
Express Individual of the Year Award
 
 TV6 Trinidad and Tobego     2017-03-11 kl. 02:53     77 words
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at 8:42 PM ECT Story Updated: Mar 10, 2017 at 8:42 PM ECT Paralympic gold and silver medalist Akeem Stewart says T&T can expect big things from him in this year's world championships.

Mar 10, 2017 at 8:42 PM ECT Paralympic gold and silver medalist Akeem Stewart says T&T can expect big things from him in this year's world championships.Stewart made the prediction as he accepted the Individual of the Year 2016 award from the
 
   
Blade Runner Tests Limits of Prosthetics, Years After Oscar Pistorius
 
 New York Times     2017-03-11 kl. 02:51     1456 words
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A decade after Oscar Pistorius caused track-and-field officials to re-examine their rules regarding the use of prosthetic limbs at the Olympics, a high school amputee is running in open competition on similar carbon-fiber blades.

One of the youngest competitors at the Rio Paralympics, Woodhall won silver in the 200-meter competition at 21.12 seconds and bronze in the 400 with a personal-best 46.70.

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Bay Club hosts Wheelchair Tennis Clinic
 
 Del Mar Times     2017-03-11 kl. 02:23     175 words
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The Bay Club Carmel Valley was the place to be on Feb. 25 as they played host to a three-hour Wheelchair Tennis Clinic for over 20 physically disabled athletes. U.

25 as they played host to a three-hour Wheelchair Tennis Clinic for over 20 physically disabled athletes.... U.S two-time Paralympian Tennis star Steve Baldwin, who participated in the Rio Games, partnered with Adaptive Sports and Recreation Association,...
 
   
Accomplished Paralympian swimmer Roy Perkins speaks at The Bishop’s School
 
 Del Mar Times     2017-03-11 kl. 02:06     184 words
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Bishop’s alumnus Roy Perkins ’08, a successful two-time Paralympian swimmer, current student at Stanford University and recent recipient of the Challenged Athlete of the Year Award, spoke at The Bishop’s School Feb.

Accomplished Paralympian swimmer Roy Perkins speaks at The Bishop’s School.... Bishop’s alumnus Roy Perkins ’08, a successful two-time Paralympian swimmer, current student at Stanford University and recent recipient of the Challenged Athlete of the Year...
 
   
Fixers and journalists network seen as guarantor of uncensored Fukushima coverage
 
 Reporters Sans Frontières     2017-03-11 kl. 01:40     449 words
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Freelance journalists Makiko Segawa and Takaho Murakami launched JFJN just over a year ago in response to two observations they made during the first few months after the March 2011 disaster.

disaster. Segawa and Murakami regard the 2019 Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics as an opportunity to reinforce their team of fixers and increase the foreign media’s awareness of nuclear industry issues and their consequences...

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Funding Increase For Regional Sports
 
 Fiji Sun     2017-03-11 kl. 01:35     503 words
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Good news to the various National Olympic Committee’s in the Pacific region as they will receive a 14 percent increase of the solidarity funding from the International Olympic Committee. The increase is for the four-year period starting this year.

Post AGA April 2-4- 9am ORADO Board meeting and OSEP Master’s educator’s workshop (Sofitel), Oceania Paralympic Committee AGM and associated meetings (Tokatoka Resort).Mohammed Alziyad.
 
   
New $50m matching grant for elite athletes
 
 Asiaone     2017-03-11 kl. 01:31     594 words
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The Government has pledged an additional $50 million over the next five years for high performance sport, but as much as another $100 million could separately be channelled into backing elite athletes, if a new matching grant is maximised successfully.

Read also:  Para-athletes get standing ovation from the House Swimmer Joseph Schooling won the Republic's first Olympic gold in Rio de Janeiro, while para-swimmers Yip Pin Xiu (two golds) and Theresa Goh (one bronze) also reached the Paralympic
 
   
Dad shares heartbreaking pictures of dying daughter
 
 Bayside And Northern Suburbs Star     2017-03-11 kl. 01:10     373 words
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A FATHER has shared heartbreaking pictures of his dying daughter online to mark her 18th birthday, after the young woman tried to take her own life following online bullying.

The Paralympian and antibullying campaigner captioned the pictures with #SASSY (Support against self-harm and suicide in youth).

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Wheelchair athletes get chance to shine at March Madness Experience
 
 PJStar.com     2017-03-11 kl. 00:48     434 words
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PEORIA — Wheelchair basketball has come a long way since its inception in 1949.

In 1968, a U.S. women's team competed alongside U.S. men in the Paralympic Games in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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Demmer Shooting Center, MSU students bring new technology to Paralympic athletes
 
 WKAR     2017-03-11 kl. 00:21     629 words
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EAST LANSING - Michael Galella, the general manager of Michigan State’s Demmer Shooting Sports, Education and Training Center, is constantly seeking to expand its programming.

Demmer Shooting Center, MSU students bring new technology to Paralympic athletes.... Rowland and his team see big things for their invention. “We want to see it actually used for the Paralympics,” Rowland said. “And even more, having it be seen as a...
 
   
King Salman’s visit to Japan will strengthen bilateral ties
 
 Saudi Gazette     2017-03-11 kl. 00:17     1117 words
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By Norihiro Okuda I would like to extend my heartfelt welcome to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud on the occasion of his visit to Japan. It will be his first official visit in three years.

In addition, we are planning to further accelerate exchanges in the sports field ahead of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in 2020.
 
   
IAAF vow to take against World Championships hosts if bribery proven as French police widen probe
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-11 kl. 00:09     650 words
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Future host cities of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships could be stripped of the events if allegations

OIympic and Paralympic Games.... This allegedly took place shortly before Rio was chosen as the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic host at the 2009 IOC Session in Copenhagen on October 2.

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Hot Cities, Cool Choices in North Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas
 
 SmartMeetings     2017-03-10 kl. 23:47     2518 words
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Downtown Dallas Find the real deal in Dallas, Fort Worth, Little Rock and Oklahoma City Casual sophistication. Easy access. Affordability.

Olympic and Paralympic Training Site with a USA Canoe/Kayak facility—recently revealed that a new $45.2 million whitewater rafting center for recreation, events and team building will open in May. “Oklahoma City is a central location that easily
 
   
Ashley Caldwell, Jon Lillis Score Team USA’s First Golden Sweep At Aerials World Championships In 22 Years
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-10 kl. 23:46     585 words
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, 3:37 p.m. (ET) Jonathon Lillis and Ashley Caldwell celebrate on the podium during the medal ceremony for men's and women's aerials at the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships 2017 on March 10, 2017 in Sierra Nevada, Spain.

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Mikaela Shiffrin Continues Her World Cup Dominance With Giant Slalom Victory In Squaw Valley
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-10 kl. 23:46     270 words
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, 5:24 p.m. (ET) Mikaela Shiffrin (center) celebrates her giant slalom win at the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup on March 10, 2017 in Squaw Valley, Calif.

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Heartbroken dad shares images of bullied daughter minutes from death
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-03-10 kl. 23:35     424 words
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Contains picture some may find distressing. * A devastated dad has released heart-wrenching images of his daughter moments before her life support machine was turned off.

Adrian, a two-time Paralympic fencing gold medalist and anti-bullying campaigner, said he had been unable to look at the images until now – 17-months after his daughter’s death.
 
   
RNOSC’s new leadership will have a lot to prove
 
 Rwanda New Times     2017-03-10 kl. 23:28     593 words
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Today, the Rwanda Olympic Committee and Sports Committee (RNOSC) will get new leaders who will serve for the next four years.

The other posts that are up for grabs include that of secretary general for which the incumbent Philbert Rutagengwa faces competition from former National Paralympics...
 
   
Tokyo 2020 Olympic organizers want help with mobile app creation
 
 Japan Today     2017-03-10 kl. 23:17     209 words
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Technology Mar. 11, 2017 - 06:25AM JST ( ) TOKYO — Organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games said Friday they will be seeking

Technology Mar. 11, 2017 - 06:25AM JST ( ) TOKYO — Organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games said Friday they will be seeking. ...support from firms and students in developing smartphone application software to provide Olympic-related...

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Rupert Friend's 'perfect' secret wedding
 
 Northumberland News     2017-03-10 kl. 23:09     378 words
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Rupert Friend says his secret wedding was "perfect". The 'Homeland' actor and former Paralympic athlete Aimee Mullins tied the knot in front of just other people on May 1, 2016, and Rupert was thrilled that they managed to elope with minimal fuss.

The 'Homeland' actor and former Paralympic athlete Aimee Mullins tied the knot in front of just other people on May 1, 2016, and Rupert was thrilled that they managed to elope with minimal fuss.Speaking on 'Live with Kelly', he said:

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Summer Games in Maple Ridge in 2020 and a new Karina Leblanc soccer field
 
 Maple Ridge News     2017-03-10 kl. 23:04     780 words
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Olympic soccer star Karina Leblanc was on hand Friday for announcment of BC Summer Games in Maple Ridge in 2020. — image credit: Phil Melnychuk/The News Maple Ridge has been selected to host the 2020 B.C. Summer Games.

Karina LeBlanc, an Olympic medalist with the Canadian women's soccer team, Nathan Stein, a Paralympic medalist in swimming medalist Nathan Stein was also at the announcement, in front the pool where he began his sports career.

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Rupert Friend Opens Up About His Surprise Wedding to Aimee Mullins: ‘It Was Perfect’
 
 People     2017-03-10 kl. 22:17     272 words
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[embedded content] Reflecting on his intimate nuptials nearly a year ago, Rupert Friend says that he and Aimee Mullins had the “perfect perfect wedding.

Friend and the former Paralympic athlete announced their engagement news at L’Or al Paris’s Women of Worth awards in December 2014.

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Lyne Bessette joins Lowestrates.ca Cycling Team as director sportifMarch 10, 2017
 
 Cycling Magazine.ca     2017-03-10 kl. 21:44     616 words
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Gatineau-based Canadian trade team Lowestrates.ca has announced that former Canadian national road and time trial champion, Olympian and Cycling Canada Hall of Famer Lyne Bessette has joined as director sportif for the 2017. Lowestrates.

Weldon. Together they won world titles in 2010 and 2011 and became Olympic champions at the Londo Paralympics in 2012.

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Mark Arendz wins para-biathlon silver at Pyeongchang test event
 
 KunMail.com     2017-03-10 kl. 21:23     30 words
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Canada's Mark Arendz won silver in the men's 7.5-kilometre standing biathlon event at the World Para-Nordic World Cup in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Canada's Mark Arendz won silver in the men's 7.5-kilometre standing biathlon event at the World Para-Nordic World Cup in Pyeongchang, South Korea.Tags:  Sports/Paralympics.
 
   
Maple Ridge to host 2020 B.C. Summer Games
 
 Summerland Review     2017-03-10 kl. 20:57     676 words
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Olympic soccer star Karina Leblanc was on hand Friday for announcment of BC Summer Games in Maple Ridge in 2020. — image credit: Phil Melnychuk/The News Maple Ridge has been selected to host the 2020 B.C. Summer Games.

Karina LeBlanc, an Olympic medalist with the Canadian women's soccer team, Nathan Stein, a Paralympic medalist in swimming, both competed at the B.C.

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Meet Julia Marino, The Snowboarder You Have To Know Ahead Of Next Year’s Olympics
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-10 kl. 20:52     978 words
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, 12:23 p.m. (ET) Julia Marino competes in slopestyle snowboarding at the the FIS Snowboard World Cup during the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix at Mammoth Mountain on Feb. 5, 2017 at Mammoth Mountain, California.

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Women's 4x100m freestyle relay 34points | Final | 2014 IPC Swimming European Championships
 
 Dailymotion     2017-03-10 kl. 20:50     7 words
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The Express celebrates Akeem's achievements
 
 Trinidad Express     2017-03-10 kl. 20:48     641 words
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...presented with Individual of the Year award Akeem Stewart, left, receives his Express Individual of the Year Award 2016 from Express general manager Douglas Wilson during an award ceremony at Kapok Hotel, Maraval, on Friday.

STEPHEN DOOBAY AKEEM STEWART, Trinidad and Tobago's (T&T) gold medallist at last year's Paralympic Games in Rio, Brazil was on Friday presented with the Express Individual of the Year Award for 2016.
 
   
Fitness first for female students in Bromsgrove
 
 Bromsgrove Standard     2017-03-10 kl. 20:17     317 words
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BROMSGROVE, Rubery and Droitwich girls have been encouraged to get active over the past two weeks as part of the ‘Worcs Girls Can’ campaign.

British Cycling’s Annasley Park and Paralympic silver medallist Rebecca Redfern were among those supporting the ‘Worcs Girls Can’ campaign.
 
   
ISU Speed Skating World Cup due to conclude in Stavanger
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-10 kl. 20:03     406 words
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The International Skating Union (ISU) Speed Skating World Cup is set to conclude this weekend with the final at the Sørmarka Arena in Stavanger.

Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren found that, as part of an alleged state-sponsored scheme, around 1,000 Russians had doping samples manipulated and tampered with between 2011 and 2015 at events including the 2014 Winter and Paralympic Games in Sochi.

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Para Swimming World Series season to open in Denmark
 
 ZwemZa     2017-03-10 kl. 20:02     280 words
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Tags Para Swimming World Series season to open in Denmark by ZwemZa on March 10th, 2017 Paralympic swimmer Jessica Long poses for a portrait at

Tags Para Swimming World Series season to open in Denmark by ZwemZa on March 10th, 2017 Paralympic swimmer Jessica Long poses for a portrait at. ...the 2016 Team USA Media Summit in Beverly Hills, California () The first stage of the World Para

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Fort St. John to host 2020 BC Winter Games
 
 Energeticcity.ca     2017-03-10 kl. 19:58     415 words
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March 10, 2017 News, Regional, Sports 0 BC Games Society President and CEO Kelly Mann announces that Fort St. John will host the 2020 BC Winter Games at the Pomeroy Sport Centre on Friday. Photo by Chris Newton FORT ST. JOHN, B.C.

John natives Denny Morrison and Bo Hedges both competed at the BC Games before going on to the podium at the Olympic and Paralympic Games. “We are honoured to be hosting the BC Winter Games in Fort St.

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U.S. Olympic leaders urge more independence, more funding for anti-doping efforts
 
 Los Angeles Times     2017-03-10 kl. 19:57     255 words
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In a position paper released Friday, the U.S. Olympic Committee called for the World Anti-Doping Agency to take a stronger, more independent role in the fight against cheating.

The USOC said: “We must provide a safe and level playing field for our athletes, and we must demonstrate to our stakeholders that doping in the Olympic and Paralympic Movements is the exception, not the rule, and will not be tolerated.”.

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Disabled Access kicks off today!
 
 Able Magazine     2017-03-10 kl. 19:54     533 words
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Thousands of people to join in Disabled Access Day celebrations around the UK as new events unfold today and continuing over the weekend. Over 1,000 places taking part across the UK.

The Paralympics showed the power of disability – we now need to spread it to the wider world.” Powered by Euan’s Guide, the disabled access review website, the spirit of Disabled Access Day can be felt in the disabled access reviews and
 
   
Watch contestants on The Jump train for the final ski race on Sunday
 
 Yahoo! Style UK     2017-03-10 kl. 19:31     509 words
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After five weeks of ups and downs, fierce competition and spectacular crashes, this series of The Jump finishes on Sunday night.

very tough for Kadeena Cox in particular,” Warren says of the Paralympic athlete. “She hasn’t got much power in her right side, so because of the sheer size of the jump it’s a much bigger job for her. “On the whole, it’s going to be a

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Dawn Staley Selected As U.S. Women’s Basketball Coach, Becomes Second Gold Medalist To Lead Team
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-10 kl. 19:25     776 words
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, 12:53 p.m. (ET) Dawn Staley leads Team USA during the Opening Ceremony at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games on Aug. 13, 2004 at the Sports Complex Olympic Stadium in Athens, Greece.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Volunteers clinch LSN Awards
 
 Bedfordshire FA     2017-03-10 kl. 18:33     422 words
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Courtney Harding, Kwesi Edubatey and ASR Project were all rewarded for The annual Luton Sports Network Awards were held yesterday evening at Luton Town Hall.

Alistair competed for Team GB at the 2012 London Paralympics in the 7 a side football.... Since then Alistair has played in the CPISRA World Championships for England (scoring on his debut) and in the Paralympics GB team at London 2012; and he has also...
 
   
Korean President Impeachment Won't Derail 2018 Winter Olympics
 
 Around The Rings     2017-03-10 kl. 18:32     147 words
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Upstate NY running: 5ks, half marathons and marathons for 2017
 
 Syracuse Online     2017-03-10 kl. 18:17     2185 words
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From events that draw thousands of participants from across the country to community races that raise money for local causes, there are plenty of opportunities to pound the pavement this year.

Event also includes a handcycle/pushrim category in the half marathon for adaptive/disabled athletes. * Date:
 
   
Pleasant Valley’s Kieran McIlvenny Honored as Personality of the Month in Eastern New York
 
 TownLink.com     2017-03-10 kl. 18:07     1309 words
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0 The Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) is very pleased to announce that longtime East Hudson Youth Soccer League (EHYSL) coach Kieran McIlvenny has been selected as our Personality of the Month for March.

Jay Hoffman, who was at that time head coach of the Men’s Paralympic Soccer Team, and Timo Liekoski, a Finnish coach who started a soccer program for the homeless in his native country.
 
   
Champion cyclists Neil and Lora Fachie MBE appointed as AFCCT ambassadors
 
 Aberdeen FC     2017-03-10 kl. 18:01     678 words
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North-east gold medallist Neil Fachie MBE and his wife Lora Fachie MBE have been appointed as ambassadors of the Aberdeen FC Community Trust (AFCCT) and will visit Pittodrie this weekend for the charity's first ever AFCCT Day.

gold-medal Paralympians in events for individuals with visual impairments, have added their support to the Trust, which delivers health and wellbeing, social inclusion and educational programmes to children and adults across Aberdeen City and Shire.
 
   
Olympic and Paralympic Flag Tour Aims to Boost Recovery Efforts in Miyagi Prefecture...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-03-10 kl. 18:00     424 words
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The Olympic and Paralympic Flags were welcomed this week to Ishinomaki in Miyagi Prefecture by crowds of students from the local Teizan Elementary School.

Olympic and Paralympic Flag Tour Aims to Boost Recovery Efforts in Miyagi Prefecture...The Olympic and Paralympic Flags were welcomed this week to Ishinomaki in Miyagi Prefecture by crowds of students from the local Teizan Elementary School.The port

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Mark Arendz wins para-biathlon silver at Pyeongchang test event
 
 CBC     2017-03-10 kl. 17:50     239 words
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Canadian comfortable on Paralympic course Canada's Mark Arendz won silver in the men's 7.5-kilometre standing biathlon event at the World Para-Nordic World Cup in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The 26-year-old from Hartsville, P.E.I.

Canadian comfortable on Paralympic course Canada's Mark Arendz won silver in the men's 7.5-kilometre standing biathlon event at the World Para-Nordic World Cup in Pyeongchang, South Korea.... The 26-year-old from Hartsville, P.E.I., finished with a time of 18 minutes 54.4 seconds at the test event for next year's Paralympic...
 
   
Badenhorst bags Para-snowboard World Cup crown despite Mentel-Spee gold
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-10 kl. 17:49     315 words
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Dutch Paralympic champion Bibian Mentel-Spee was denied an overall World Cup title despite winning the snowboard cross big gold medal race in Pyeongchang today.

Dutch Paralympic champion Bibian Mentel-Spee was denied an overall World Cup title despite winning the snowboard cross big gold medal race in Pyeongchang today.It came during an IPC Snowboard World Cup final which was doubling as a Winter Paralympic...

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St Cecilia's golden gates in Stephanie Slater's honour
 
 Lancashire Evening Post     2017-03-10 kl. 17:46     36 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 and current pupils.

Gold Paralympian medalist Steph Slater pictured at the 'golden gates' of her former high school, St Cecilia's, Longridge with headteacher, Ivan Catlow and current pupils.109741 57074 132489 3885 137972 text/html;charset=utf-8.
 
   
08.09.16 Para-Badminton stars select their Paralympic muse
 
 Badminton England     2017-03-10 kl. 17:43     529 words
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Our Para-Badminton superstars will have to bide their time before announcing themselves to the world in Tokyo when Para-Badminton becomes an official Paralympic sport.

08.09.16 Para-Badminton stars select their Paralympic muse.... Our Para-Badminton superstars will have to bide their time before announcing themselves to the world in Tokyo when Para-Badminton becomes an official Paralympic sport.In the meantime we will #supercharge our support behind the GB Paralympic...
 
   
22.09.16 Inaugural GB Para-Badminton squad announced ahead of Tokyo 2020 debut
 
 Badminton England     2017-03-10 kl. 17:43     402 words
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GB Badminton is delighted to today announce the nation’s first ever GB Para-Badminton squad as preparations begin for Para-Badminton’s debut as an official Paralympic sport in Tokyo 2020.

GB Badminton is delighted to today announce the nation’s first ever GB Para-Badminton squad as preparations begin for Para-Badminton’s debut as an official Paralympic sport in Tokyo 2020.The GB Para-Badminton squad features nine players

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18.09.15 Rachel Choong - An experience to remember
 
 Badminton England     2017-03-10 kl. 17:43     325 words
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We caught up with Rachel Choong after her stunning performances at the BWF Para-Badminton World Championships... "I was incredibly excited for England to host the BWF Para-Badminton World Championships.

"I was incredibly excited for England to host the BWF Para-Badminton World Championships.With it being the first World Championships since the announcement last October that our sport will make its Paralympic debut in Tokyo 2020, and with it being

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04.11.16 Coombs insists there is more to come from England
 
 Badminton England     2017-03-10 kl. 17:43     480 words
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England may have topped the European Para-Badminton Championships’ medal table but one of their stars of the campaign has warned the other nations they will be even stronger when Tokyo 2020 comes around.

Para-badminton is thriving, with 143 players taking part in the European Championships – a 37 per cent increase on 2014 – and Tokyo 2020 will see the sport introduced to the Paralympic Games.
 
   
23.09.16 Griffin one step closer to Paralympic 'dream'
 
 Badminton England     2017-03-10 kl. 17:43     403 words
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Four years ago, he was a London 2012 torchbearer. Now SL4 Para-Badminton star Bobby Griffin is one step closer to his 'dream' of competing at a Paralympic Games after being named in the first ever GB Para-Badminton squad .

23.09.16 Griffin one step closer to Paralympic 'dream'.... Now SL4 Para-Badminton star Bobby Griffin is one step closer to his 'dream' of competing at a Paralympic Games after being named in the first ever GB Para-Badminton squad .Griffin, a three-time...
 
   
Make way for ‘dynamic duos’
 
 Business Mirror     2017-03-10 kl. 17:29     724 words
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In Photo: Riding tandem may provide twice as much power, but the rear-seated cyclist must have “blind” confidence in the athlete in front.

It’s quite an achievement to win gold in the Kilo, after having lost it last year,” the two-time medalist from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games said.... Alison Patrick, at her paracycling debut but already a Paralympic bronze medalist in triathlon, grabbed...
 
   
Muir medals 'herald new era of success' for Scotland
 
 BBC     2017-03-10 kl. 17:21     582 words
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Laura Muir was first and Eilish McColgan third in the 3,000m on Sunday Unparalleled levels of success for his country's competitors have been predicted by Scottish Athletics' performance director Roger Harkins.

"It was unprecedented that we have 15 athletes at the Olympics in Rio last year and six athletes at the Paralympics."

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One year to go - Gallagher's Pyeongchang target
 
 BBC     2017-03-10 kl. 17:20     1071 words
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Gallagher discusses Pyeongchang and wedding plans After Paralympic champion Kelly Gallagher landed in a crumpled heap following a high-speed crash in

Gallagher discusses Pyeongchang and wedding plans After Paralympic...

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Gallagher in control for Pyeongchang
 
 BBC     2017-03-10 kl. 17:20     195 words
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After Paralympic champion Kelly Gallagher landed in a crumpled heap following a high-speed crash in training just before January's World Para-alpine Championships in Italy, she had just one thing on her mind.

After Paralympic champion Kelly Gallagher landed in a crumpled heap following a high-speed crash in training just before January's World Para-alpine Championships in Italy, she had just one thing on her mind."I knew immediately when I fell that
 
   
Britain to host European Judo event
 
 BBC     2017-03-10 kl. 17:20     214 words
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Chris Skelley (left) will be among the Britons hoping for success in Walsall Britain will host the 2017 International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) European Judo Championships from Thursday 3 to Sunday 6 August.

Wolverhampton Sports Complex in Walsall will feature a number of Rio 2016 Paralympic medallists.... "It's brilliant that we'll have the chance to fight in front of a home crowd at a major international event this year," said Hull fighter Chris Skelley, who came fifth in the -100kg category at the Rio Paralympics...
 
   
Scots secure last-four place at Worlds
 
 BBC     2017-03-10 kl. 17:20     190 words
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Scotland last won a World Championship medal in 2011 when they claimed silver Scotland have reached the final play-offs at the World Wheelchair Curling Championship in South Korea.

The Scots, who accrue qualification points for Great Britain during the Paralympic cycle, have already qualified a team to represent Great Britain at the Winter Paralympics, which start in exactly a year's time.
 
   
Former Paralympian visits Sussex children
 
 BBC     2017-03-10 kl. 17:19     45 words
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One of Britain's greatest Paralympians has been in Sussex sharing the secrets of her success. Tanni Grey-Thompson visited children at Chailey Heritage in Lewes.

Former Paralympian visits Sussex children.... One of Britain's greatest Paralympians has been in Sussex sharing the secrets of her success.

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Paralympic dressage star Dunham retires
 
 BBC     2017-03-10 kl. 17:19     259 words
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Ten-time Paralympic equestrian medallist Anne Dunham has announced her retirement following a 23-year career.

Paralympic dressage star Dunham retires.... Ten-time Paralympic equestrian medallist Anne Dunham has announced her retirement following a 23-year career.The 68-year-old Wiltshire rider was awarded an OBE in the 2017 New Year Honours list for services to...
 
   
SEAG Baton Run set
 
 Manila Bulletin     2017-03-10 kl. 17:09     327 words
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, 12:05 AM by Nick Giongco Malaysia is pulling all the stops in making the hosting of the 29th Southeast Asian Games a rousing success as 2017 will mark the 60th year of the country’s independence.

Also getting the opportunity to carry the baton include fellow Rio Olympians Mary Joy Tabalof marathon and Marestella Torres of long jump, Rio Paralympics...
 
   
Brazil’s Minister of Tourism Continues Push for Visa Waiver Program
 
 The Rio Times     2017-03-10 kl. 17:07     729 words
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-- By Jay Forte, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The minister of tourism for Brazil, Marx Beltrão, said yesterday (March 9th) that they are continuing to

The Ministry of Tourism, however, continues to make the case for a repeat of the measure that was in place during the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro last year, which opened visas for tourists from these four countries.
 
   
Cutting-edge engineering technology now driving Irish sporting excellence, says engineers head
 
 Engineers Ireland     2017-03-10 kl. 17:01     712 words
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10 March 2017 at 09:59 Cutting-edge engineering technology now driving Irish sporting excellence, says engineers head Irish paralympic gold

10 March 2017 at 09:59 Cutting-edge engineering technology now driving Irish sporting excellence, says engineers head Irish paralympic gold. ...medal cyclist & engineering lecturer speaks at Engineers Week 2017 National Sports Campus Open Day 

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South Korean President formally removed from office after impeachment
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-10 kl. 16:40     368 words
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Pyeongchang 2018 claim they will continue their preparations unaffected after Park Geun-hye was officially removed from office as President of South Korea amid protests in which two of her supporters were killed today.

chaos in the Winter Olympic and Paralympic host nation with 11 months to go until the Opening Ceremony.  Park became the first democratically elected South Korea leader to be forced from office after being impeached earlier this year.

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Gold Medal Plates celebration helps lift Canadian athletes on to the podium
 
 Worldnews EasyBranches     2017-03-10 kl. 16:32     584 words
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Gold Medal Plates rose to the occasion once again and raised more over $1 million for Olympic athletes in celebration of Canadian culture in 2016.

I feel so honoured, and I know all the athletes that are part of the GMP family do, to be part of that community.” Proceeds are distributed to national sport organizations (NSOs) as well as the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute
 
   
Para Athletic nationals trials today
 
 Kashmir Times     2017-03-10 kl. 16:28     73 words
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JAMMU, Mar 9: 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 9: 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...
 
   
Atos enters the CAC 40 Paris stock index
 
 Bobsguide     2017-03-10 kl. 16:23     246 words
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The Euronext Scientific Board on Indices announced today its decision to include Atos in the CAC 40 index, the primary index of the Paris stock exchange, where the Group is listed.

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market.
 
   
(Sports)Laos to host Baton Run to promote regional sports events
 
 Xinhua News Agency     2017-03-10 kl. 16:18     402 words
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VIENTIANE, March 10 (Xinhua) -- A running event is scheduled to be held here on Saturday to foster excitement for the upcoming 29th Southeast Asia

Other participants will include senior government officials, representatives of SEA countries, sports fraternities from Laos including prominent Olympics and Paralympics athletes.... Other participants will include senior government officials, representatives of SEA countries, sports fraternities from Laos including prominent Olympics and Paralympics...

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Laois' disability champion Garrett Culliton departs post to train for the London Marathon
 
 Leinster Express     2017-03-10 kl. 16:13     281 words
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Fond wishes of farewell and good luck are flooding in for Laois man Garrett Culliton, who is taking a break from the post of Sports Inclusion Disability Officer with Laois Sports Partnership to pursue personal goals, including the London Marathon.

He has been instrumental in the founding of wheelchair rugby and basketball teams alongside his exploits as an accomplished discus thrower and table tennis player at international level, competing in the paralympics four times.
 
   
Dad shares pictures of dying daughter
 
 Daily Telegraph Australia     2017-03-10 kl. 16:07     372 words
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A FATHER has shared heartbreaking pictures of his dying daughter online to mark her 18th birthday, after the young woman tried to take her own life following online bullying.

AWARENESS is the only way I know to support others and after reading this they may seek help and support.” The Paralympian and antibullying campaigner captioned the pictures with #SASSY (Support against self-harm and suicide in youth).

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Kunz ready to push his limit for gold
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-10 kl. 15:52     559 words
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The Swiss sit-skier acquired a new mono-skis last year, which he said helped him win his first world title.

next level in time for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games . “I’d like to ski my best, and then we will see what works,” he said. “I don’t want to ski for the podium or just to win; I want to ski to find my limit, I want to ski to
 
   
Salvadoran President receives Sao Paulo 2017 delegation
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-10 kl. 15:52     307 words
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Salvador Sanchez Ceren, President of El Salvador, presented the country’s flag to the delegation that will compete at the fourth Youth Parapan American Games.

athletes that are preparing to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games .
 
   
Opening swimming World Series attracts big names
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-10 kl. 15:52     651 words
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US teammates Jessica Long and Rebecca Myers, and Norway’s Sarah Louise Rung are the Paralympic and world champions who will line up in Copenhagen, Denmark.

US teammates Jessica Long and Rebecca Myers, and Norway’s Sarah Louise Rung are the Paralympic and world champions who will line up in Copenhagen, Denmark.The World Para Swimming World Series will open in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Saturday (11
 
   
Kampschreur: World titles not an accident
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-10 kl. 15:52     696 words
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The 17-year-old won three gold medals from the alpine skiing World Championships and is gearing up for the PyeongChang 2018 Test Event. “I have always raced against these guys. They were always better than me but suddenly you just beat them.

The 17-year-old’s comments came ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games Test Event and World Cup Finals which gets underway at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre on Sunday (12 March).... When asked if he thinks he can make it onto the podium at his first Paralympic...
 
   
Christoph Kunz: Three things you did not know about me
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-10 kl. 15:52     282 words
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The new Swiss super-G world champion is more than just a skier. Switzerland’s Christoph Kunz may be one of the his country’s brightest medal hopes for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games , but the sit-skier has hidden depths.

Switzerland’s Christoph Kunz may be one of the his country’s brightest medal hopes for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games , but the sit-skier has hidden depths.The super-G world and giant slalom Paralympic champion revealed three
 
   
Ibrahim Al-Hussein Wins Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias Courage Award from the...
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-03-10 kl. 15:45     657 words
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Ibrahim Al-Hussein has been recognised for his courage and dedication to sport in the face of adversity by the United States Sports Academ ©IPC

Ibrahim Al-Hussein Wins Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias Courage Award from the...Ibrahim Al-Hussein has been recognised for his courage and dedication to sport in the face of adversity by the United States Sports Academ ©IPC. ...Paralympic
 
   
Paris 2024 Joins Nobel Peace Prize Winner To Explore Games Inclusivity
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-03-10 kl. 15:40     504 words
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Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo were joined Friday by a 100 of France’s leading social economy entrepreneurs and

and Paralympic Games the most inclusive ever.... We are committed to sharing the social benefits and impact of the Olympic and Paralympic Games across our city, country and internationally.” Thobois added “in addition to delivering an unforgettable...
 
   
Russia reach third consecutive final at World Wheelchair Curling Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-10 kl. 15:38     365 words
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Russia booked their place in their third consecutive World Wheelchair Curling Championships final with victory over Scotland at the Gangneung Curling Centre. The Russians progressed to tomorrow's gold medal match by virtue of a narrow 4-2 win.

The tournament, which is doubling as a test event for the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games, concludes tomorrow ©WCF The Norwegian team, silver medallists at last year's edition of the World Wheelchair Curling Championships, then had to overcome China

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Outstanding Youth Faces Award 2016 winners named
 
 VietnamPlus     2017-03-10 kl. 15:38     365 words
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International Physics Olympiad 2015 and 2016 gold medalist Dinh Thi Huong Thao (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The ten winners of the Vietnam Outstanding

In the area of sport, disabled weight lifter Le Van Cong was honoured for winning Vietnam’s first gold medal at the Paralympic 2016 in Reo de Janeiro, Brazil, while Tran Le Quang Tien who won the Mozart international music award as he was 15, was

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Dynamo leads PR charge to save Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby
 
 GorkanaPR     2017-03-10 kl. 15:34     432 words
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Dynamo has been chosen to lead the consumer PR for not-for-profit organisation Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby (GBWR), as it fights to save the national team following a cut in its UK Sport funding.

£10,000 at http://gbwr.org.uk/ GBWR is responsible for the national wheelchair rugby team, which represents Great Britain at international tournaments, including the World Championships and the Paralympic Games.
 
   
World Wheelchair Curling: Scotland to face Norway for final spot
 
 BBC     2017-03-10 kl. 15:25     194 words
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10 Mar Scotland's Hugh Nibloe (right) is hoping to make his Paralympic debut next year

10 Mar Scotland's Hugh Nibloe (right) is hoping to make his Paralympic debut next year.... Russia are currently not eligible to compete at next year's Winter Paralympics after the International Paralympic Committee banned them from all Paralympic...

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British Wheelchair Basketball announces intention to move Elite Training Centre to Sheffield
 
 British Wheelchair Basketball     2017-03-10 kl. 15:15     439 words
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The preferred partner for the training hub of the GB wheelchair basketball performance teams has been announced with a potential move north to the English Institute of Sport Sheffield, operated by SIV, from September 2017.

Following both GB teams’ outstanding success at the Rio Paralympics, the new Elite Training Centre will be crucial in underpinning their journey to achieve podium positions in Tokyo 2020.... We have medal aspirations for the next Paralympics and our...

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Paralympic equestrian stalwart Anne Dunham OBE announces her retirement
 
 Bef     2017-03-10 kl. 15:15     21 words
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Nineteen-time equestrian gold medallist, Wiltshire’s Anne Dunham OBE, has today announced her retirement from the sport 10 . 03 .

Paralympic equestrian stalwart Anne Dunham OBE announces her retirement.

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Mark Arendz wins silver at Paralympic test event
 
 CBC     2017-03-10 kl. 15:09     111 words
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Arendz won 5 medals at world championships last month P.E.I.'s Mark Arendz is continuing a successful Para Nordic skiing season at the first day of the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Test Event.

Mark Arendz wins silver at Paralympic test event.... Arendz won 5 medals at world championships last month P.E.I.'s Mark Arendz is continuing a successful Para Nordic skiing season at the first day of the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Test Event.Arendz won...
 
   
Peterson announces passage of legislation supporting combat-injured veterans
 
 Circleville Today.com     2017-03-10 kl. 15:08     204 words
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COLUMBUS—The Ohio Senate has passed legislation harmonizing recent changes to the federal tax code with Ohio’s income tax law.

and Paralympic athletes whose Federal Adjusted Income is less than $1 million do not have to pay income tax on the medals they receive. “As a CPA, I am well aware some of the tax laws can be a bit dull and difficult to understand, however, this
 
   
Operation Rebound brings vets together; returns to Sierra-at-Tahoe Saturday
 
 Tahoe Daily Tribune     2017-03-10 kl. 14:56     754 words
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the Lake Tahoe Operation Rebound reunion will host veterans, military personnel and first responders this weekend for fun, fellowship and snow at Sierra-at-Tahoe.

As a part of Operation Rebound's efforts, it also sponsors adaptive athletes who are training for Paralympic games.... He has more recently been training in hopes of earning a spot at the 2018 Winter Paralympics in South Korea.
 
   
91 Athletes For National Powerlifting Trials In Ibadan
 
 PM News Nigeria     2017-03-10 kl. 14:45     221 words
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NPPF The Nigeria Para-powerlifting Federation (NPPF) on Friday said that 91 athletes are currently participating in a national trials holding in Ibadan, Oyo State.

trials was meant to select athletes to represent the country in 2020 Paralympic qualifiers.... Ekeoma said two major international competitions that would served as qualifications for the 2020 would hold later in the year. “Qualifications for the 2020 Paralympics...

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German Entry Denial for Two Russian MPs 'Defies Common Sense' – Moscow
 
 Sputnik     2017-03-10 kl. 14:41     136 words
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) – On Thursday, Igor Lebedev, a deputy speaker of the State Duma, Russia's lower house of parliament, said that German authorities

the country to meet with the leadership of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) as they were on EU sanctions list.
 
   
Engineering Olympic and Paralympic Sports Performance
 
 KTRE     2017-03-10 kl. 14:34     453 words
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CEO of AvaSci/Motion Sports 3D, Joe Luciano, and owner of Battle-Tested High Performance, Fara Eve Barnes, have officially announced their partnership to revolutionize 2018 and 2020 Olympic and Paralympic sports performance.

Engineering Olympic and Paralympic Sports Performance.... CEO of AvaSci/Motion Sports 3D, Joe Luciano, and owner of Battle-Tested High Performance, Fara Eve Barnes, have officially announced their partnership to revolutionize 2018 and 2020 Olympic and Paralympic...

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KUSI.com (web) - WBOY (web) - San Francisco Chronicle (web) - Chron.com (web) - Stamford Advocate (web) - MySanAntonio (web) - KTEN.com (web)
 
   
'I've loved it all' - Gold medalist Anne Dunham retires
 
 itv.com     2017-03-10 kl. 14:33     504 words
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'I've loved it all' - Gold medalist Anne Dunham retires The 19-time gold medalist Anne Dunham OBE has announced her retirement from the sport, she said it was a "hard decision" but that she knows it is the right one.

years, in which she has won 10 Paralympic Games medals.... Anne has decided not to compete in the next Paralympic Games -

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BBC (web) - British Dressage (web) - British Paralympic Association (web) - BBC (web) - ITV (web) - British Dressage (web)
 
   
CPB invites schools to attend Youth Parapans
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-10 kl. 14:31     286 words
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The Brazilian Paralympic Committee has opened registration for schools to visit the Paralympic Centre during Sao Paulo 2017, to take place from 20-25 March.

The Brazilian Paralympic Committee has opened registration for schools to visit the Paralympic Centre during Sao Paulo 2017, to take place from 20-25 March.Sao Paulo 2017 The Brazilian Paralympic Committee (CPB) has opened registration for public
 
   
KL SEA Games facilities almost ready
 
 Thestandard.com.ph     2017-03-10 kl. 14:17     392 words
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THE facilities and venues of the 29th Southeast Asian Games are almost ready. A visiting Malaysian sports official said this after he informed the officials of the Philippine Sports Commission about their ongoing preparations for the biennial meet.

Olympic medalist Hidilyn Diaz and Paralympic medalist Josephine Medina will lead the runners.... Olympians Marestella Torres-Sumang and Joy Tabal of Athletics, members of the national team, Paralympics athletes and players from Gilas Pilipinas are among...
 
   
All Party Parliamentary Group for Assistive Technology launched at Speaker’s House
 
 Special World     2017-03-10 kl. 14:14     2047 words
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Parliamentarians, founding members, supporters and their guests were out in force on Monday (6 March) at the spectacular launch of the All Party

Hannah was followed by one of the APPG’s Co-Chairs, Lord (Chris) Holmes of Richmond MBE , Britain’s most successful Paralympic swimmer.... Lord Holmes went blind overnight at the age of 14 but went on to study at Cambridge University and win a record-breaking six Gold medals at the Barcelona Paralympics...