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Roslagens SOL redo för vinterspelen: "De får med sig mer än bara resultaten"
 
 Norrtelje Tidning     2017-03-14 kl. 07:44     335 words
 
Roslagens SOL är i fulla förberedelser inför världsvinterspelen. Sju utövare från klubben tävlar för Sverige i stortävlingen som inleds den här veckan. - Jag ser fram emot att tävla och träffa annat folk, säger Darek Lekander.

Tävlingen arrangeras inom tvåårsintervaller med varannan gång vinter-, varannan gång sommarspel - precis som i OS och Paralympics.
 
   
Nicolina Pernheim tog guld i Brasilien
 
 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2017-03-13 kl. 23:12     187 words
 
Nicolina Pernheim vann helgens Grand Prix-tävling i Sao Paulo. Två svenskar ställde upp i Sixth International Grand Prix Infraero Judo For Blind And Visually Impaired i Sao Paulo, Brasilien.

Därefter besegrade hon brasilianskan Patricia Rodrigues Dias med en fasthållning (Ippon, 10 poäng) - vilket innebar att hon ställdes mot paralympiska bronsmedaljören Michele Ferreira, Brasilien, i semifinalen. -
 
   
Bra start på året för Philip
 
 Mariestads-Tidningen Plus     2017-03-13 kl. 11:29     551 words
 
Skytten Philip Jönsson fick en strålande start på säsongen 2017. Vid världscuppremiären i Al Ain knep Philip ett brons och ett silver. 0 Rätta fel - Väldigt roligt. Allting gick riktigt bra, säger Jönsson.

0 Rätta fel - Väldigt roligt. Allting gick riktigt bra, säger Jönsson.Under succéåret 2016 etablerade Philip Jönsson sig i världstoppen med finalplatser i dubbla klasser vid Paralympics i Rio de Janeiro.... Flera av finalskyttarna från Paralympics var...
 
   
ABB-motorer driver anpassad skidlift för funktionshindrade i Alperna Automation
 
 Automation     2017-03-13 kl. 11:11     136 words
 
Madrisa är den första skidort i Schweiz som har fått en liftstol specialanpassad för personer som har funktionsnedsättning, rapporterar abb i en kommuniké. Nu kan alla ta liften upp i Davos-Klosters.

Paralympier Edith Wolf-Hunkeler och abb:s koncernchef Ulrich Spiesshofer har passat på och tagit en tur vid invigingen. -
 
   
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NCPWD want independence from National Olympic Committee of Kenya 
 
 Kenya News Agency     2017-03-14 kl. 08:28     270 words
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National Council for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD) want National Paralympics Committee delinked from the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK), alleging discrimination.

National Council for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD) want National Paralympics Committee delinked from the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK), alleging discrimination.He cited a recent episode where NOCK official, Andrew  Mudibo of Kenya
 
   
Fleming students host night of sports and speaking
 
 Peterborough Examiner     2017-03-14 kl. 07:35     367 words
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Sports and motivational speaking combine on Thursday at the second annual Anything is Possible Speaker Series. The event was organized by four college students in the Fleming College sporting goods business program as part of their studies.

From there the Fleming students recruited Alec Denis – a five-time Paralympic athlete in archery – and Ashley Bzrozowicz – a three-time Canadian Olympic rower who was also a silver medal winner in the 2012 Olympics and now lives in Omemee.

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Olympic champion named best athlete at Belarus awards ceremony
 
 Inside The Games     2017-03-14 kl. 07:33     384 words
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Max Winters Saturday, 11 March 2017 Rio 2016 Olympic trampoline gold medallist Uladzislau Hancharou won the best male athlete prize at the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus (NOC RB) Triumph Heroes of Sport awards.

The "will to win" award was handed to swimmer Ihar Boki after he won six golds and one bronze at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.... They are now held every two years, to include the results of each Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Mother of boy born with ulna club hand raising awareness of rare condition
 
 Lancaster & Morecambe Citizen     2017-03-14 kl. 07:06     802 words
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A FAMILY are raising awareness — and funds — of a very rare condition.

But she credits increased attention through anything from the Paralympics to Horwich National Para-Swimming Championship Luke Batty — who also has ulna club hand — to people becoming more understanding of various conditions.

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Rupert Friend says his secret wedding was "perfect"
 
 Big News Network     2017-03-14 kl. 07:05     34 words
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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

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 f.
 
   
Russia implementing all requirements to resume RUSADA’s membership in WADA — deputy PM
 
 Tass.ru     2017-03-14 kl. 06:36     493 words
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Read also MOSCOW, March 13. /TASS/.

The whole Russian Paralympic team was also barred from taking part in the 2016 Summer Paralympics.
 
   
PyeongChang Winter Olympic : Olympic Test Event
 
 Before It's News     2017-03-14 kl. 06:30     362 words
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Rara is an engineer by profession, a traveler by heart, a marathon runner by dreams and a certified scuba diver. She also blogs at http://muncity.blogspot.

She also blogs at http://muncity.blogspot.com The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games is having the Olympic Test Event from February 2016 until April 2017....region. 3000 athletes are expected to participate in the test events (20 Olympic events, 5 Paralympic...
 
   
Donation puts athlete in the mix
 
 IOL     2017-03-14 kl. 06:16     199 words
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The prayers of disabled athlete Wellington Benade Boltmans, 17, and his family have been answered as they received a donation that will allow him to attend this year’s National Championships for the Physically Disabled in Port Elizabeth.

The prayers of disabled athlete Wellington Benade Boltmans, 17, and his family have been answered as they received a donation that will allow him to attend this year’s National Championships for the Physically Disabled in Port Elizabeth.The Kinovi
 
   
Four to fly Jamaica’s flag at Youth Para Pan American Games
 
 Jamaica Observer     2017-03-14 kl. 06:09     457 words
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The Jamaica Paralympics Association will send four athletes to the Youth Para Pan American Games March 20-25 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The Jamaica Paralympics Association will send four athletes to the Youth Para Pan American Games March 20-25 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.Tevaughn Thomas, Jewaghn Robinson, Rajaron Scott and Jason Brown will join over 1,000 athletes between the ages of 12

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Paralympian John Maclean walks again
 
 Yahoo! 7 TV     2017-03-14 kl. 05:08     18 words
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After an earth-shattering accident in his youth, the paraplegic has defied the odds.

Paralympian John Maclean walks again.
 
   
Success of PyeongChang Olympics would not be affected by impeachment: Pellerin
 
 Korea Herald     2017-03-14 kl. 05:00     393 words
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South Korea is expected to host the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics successfully regardless of the recent impeachment of its president, former French

2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games.  A major part of her duties as Grand Temoin includes providing support for the translation of PyeongChang Olympics booklets and guidebooks into French as well as hosting cultural events to promote the
 
   
São Paulo to host 2017 Parapan American Youth Games
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-03-14 kl. 04:42     411 words
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Michael Pavitt Wednesday, 11 March 2015 Taking place a year after Brazil stages the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, around 1,000 athletes ranging from 14 to 19-years-old are expected to take part in the Youth Games which will feature 12 different sports and is due to take place between March 20 to 25.

Michael Pavitt Wednesday, 11 March 2015 Taking place a year after Brazil stages the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, around 1,000 athletes ranging from 14 to 19-years-old are expected to take part in the Youth Games which will feature 12
 
   
Throwing for a Tokyo gold
 
 Northern Daily Leader     2017-03-14 kl. 04:37     503 words
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Tamworth's Jye Millgate had no idea he could throw a javelin until he won the Sydney Classic last month.

Tamworth’s Jye Millgate has already won the battle of a lifetime after losing his leg in an accident with a plate glass window over a decade ago, and now the Aboriginal health worker has his sights set on a Tokyo 2020 Paralympic gold.
 
   
Public divided over PM Abe serving third-term as LDP president: poll
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-03-14 kl. 04:33     427 words
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Respondents to a Mainichi Shimbun opinion poll were divided over whether Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should serve his third consecutive term as

In regard to the government's move to ban smoking at restaurants except for small bars through legal revision to better combat secondhand smoke ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, 58 percent of pollees were in favor of the proposed

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Mainichi Daily News (web)
 
   
Geelong Grammar School appoints its first ever female principal
 
 Sydney Morning Herald     2017-03-14 kl. 04:23     472 words
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Geelong Grammar School has appointed its first female principal.  The prestigious school has appointed Rebecca Cody, the current principal of Methodist Ladies' College in Perth. She will take up the position from term 2, 2018.

John 'Sam' Newman and Easton Wood, Olympic rower Kate Slatter, actress Marta Dusseldorp, singer/songwriter Missy Higgins and Paralympic alpine skier Cam Rahles-Rabula.Marika Dobbin Thomas.

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Paralympic stalwart Anne Dunham OBE calls time
 
 EquestrianLife.com.au     2017-03-14 kl. 03:44     13 words
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The nineteen-time equestrian gold medallist has announced her retirement from the sport...

Paralympic stalwart Anne Dunham OBE calls time.
 
   
IOC praise Pyeongchang 2018 but urge more progress in promoting Olympics and Paralympics
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-14 kl. 03:24     849 words
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International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission chair Gunilla Lindberg has urged organisers to pay attention to detail and improve their decision making processes with 11 months to go until the South Korean Games begin.

IOC praise Pyeongchang 2018 but urge more progress in promoting Olympics and Paralympics.... She also praised the winter season of test events that have taken place across Olympic and Paralympic venues.

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LEADERSHIP Conference And Awards Kicks Off 7pm, March 17
 
 Nigeria Today.ng     2017-03-14 kl. 03:20     955 words
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The board and management of LEADERSHIP Group Ltd have shifted this year’s LEADERSHIP Conference and Awards from Thursday, March 16 to Friday, March 17. The award ceremony will kick-off by 7PM at the  the Abuja International Conference Centre.

Paralympians who recently won several medals for Nigeria in the August 5-24, 2016 Summer Olympics Games held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, while Miss Faizal Abubakar Sani, the Kano state-born candidate with the overall best result in the May/June 2016

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Queens baton Relay has commenced
 
 Foreign Affairs.co.nz     2017-03-14 kl. 03:12     256 words
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MIL OSI Australia – Source: New South Wales – News Headline: Queen’s Baton Relay has commenced The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s

Queen’s Baton Relay has commenced The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s. ...Baton Relay commenced its 388 day journey in England over the weekend, with Newcastle Paralympian and GC2018 Ambassador Kurt Fearnley delivering the baton to
 
   
Meet U.S. Speedskater Heather Bergsma, Who Could Win More Medals Than Any Other Athlete At The 2018 Olympics
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-14 kl. 01:44     2015 words
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, 6:47 p.m. (ET) Heather Bergsma celebrates winning the gold medal in the women's 500-meter at the ISU World Single Distances Speed Skating Championships held at Thialf Ice Arena on Feb. 14, 2015 in Heerenveen, Netherlands.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Paralympic Games get accounting firm boost
 
 Zimbabwe Chronicle     2017-03-14 kl. 01:38     309 words
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Sikhumbuzo Moyo, Senior Sports Reporter THE Zimbabwe National Paralympic Games’ fundraising committee for the 10th edition to be held in Bindura

Paralympic Games get accounting firm boost.... Sikhumbuzo Moyo, Senior Sports Reporter THE Zimbabwe National Paralympic Games’ fundraising committee for the 10th edition to be held in Bindura. ...early next month have partnered with renowned accounting...
 
   
The baton relay begins
 
 Tasmanian Examiner     2017-03-14 kl. 01:30     530 words
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Kurt Fearnley and Anna Meares joined sports great - and the Queen - to launch the 2018 Commonwealth Games baton relay.

Photo: Tim P. Whitby/ Paralympian Kurt Fearnley with the baton during the launch of The Queen's Baton Relay for the XXI Commonwealth Games.

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The Northern Times (web) - Cessnock Advertiser (web) - The Scone Advocate (web) - Swan Hill Guardian (web) - Forbes Advocate (web) - Border Watch (web) - Fairfield Champion (web)
 
   
Para Dressage CPEDI 1*/2*/3* Competition Kicks Off in Wellington
 
 HorsesDaily     2017-03-14 kl. 01:21     560 words
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Katie Jackson and Royal Dancer (Photo: ©SusanJStickle) Wellington, FL - Week nine of the 2017 Adequan® Global Dressage Festival (AGDF), features

Peavy competed at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, as well as the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games.

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Ireland and Japan Together Create Asia’s largest St. Patrick’s Day Event
 
 Travel Video Television News     2017-03-14 kl. 01:09     589 words
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The Ireland Japan Chamber of Commerce (IJCC), Irish Network Japan (INJ), and the Embassy of Ireland, Japan are co-operating to run Asia’s largest St. Patrick’s Day event in Tokyo during 18-19 March 2017.

2017, in a lead-up to the scheduled 2019 Rugby World Cup here in Tokyo, and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Mat Fraser Announced as RICHARD III for Hull Truck Theatre and Northern Broadsides Co-Production
 
 Broadway World     2017-03-14 kl. 01:02     757 words
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Hull Truck Theatre and Northern Broadsides are delighted to announce that Mat Fraser will play the iconic role ofRichard III in their forthcoming

A Musical. Throughout his career, Mat has passionately taken a keen interest in disability representation on all stages, which also led him to host the Paralympics 2012 opening ceremony, as well as working in the Coney Island side show, NYC's downtown
 
   
Japanese newcomer stuns world champion at Para Snowboard World Cup Finals
 
 Inside The Games     2017-03-14 kl. 00:31     365 words
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Nick Butler Monday, 13 March 2017 Japanese newcomer Gurimu Narita stunned Finland's Matti Suur-Hamari in men's SB-LL2 banked slalom action today at the Para Snowboard World Cup Finals here.

Nick Butler Monday, 13 March 2017 Japanese newcomer Gurimu Narita stunned Finland's Matti Suur-Hamari in men's SB-LL2 banked slalom action today at the Para Snowboard World Cup Finals here.It proved a superb boost for Asian Paralympic sport in a

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12 countries register for African Para Taekwondo Open
 
 Rwanda New Times     2017-03-13 kl. 23:43     246 words
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A total of 12 countries have so far confirmed their participation in the forthcoming second edition of Africa Para-Taekwondo Open to be staged in Kigali from March 31 to April 2.

In January 2016, the International Paralympics Committee (IPC) announced that taekwondo will make its historic debut in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Games and it’s in that context that Rwanda will be looking to use next month’s event as part of
 
   
What it means to be a paralympian.
 
 Dailymotion     2017-03-13 kl. 23:34     7 words
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Author: paralympics Tags: Posted: 13 March

What it means to be a paralympian.Author: paralympics Tags:

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Malaysia rolls out red carpet for SEAG
 
 Tempo     2017-03-13 kl. 22:50     304 words
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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...
 
   
USFCA announces staff, schedule for 2017 Coaches Academy
 
 USA Fencing     2017-03-13 kl. 22:29     315 words
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La Plume, PA –The US Fencing Coaches Association announces its staff and presenters for this year’s Coaches Academy from July 30 to August 6 at Keystone College, La Plume, PA.

Additional presentations will be made by Olympian/Olympic Coach Dan Kellner, Paralympian and Master Gary van der Wege, Coach Kenny Nopens of Schoolhouse Fencing, US Team Armorer Michael Mergens, Sport Psychologist Dr.
 
   
Paralympic Gold Medallist Sir Lee Pearson CBE takes on Ambassadorial role
 
 Leek Post & Times     2017-03-13 kl. 22:05     225 words
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By| Posted: March 13, 2017 "I was incredibly moved and inspired to see the great work being done at the Donna Louise and to meet the staff, children and young people who benefit from the work of this incredible charity. I am particularly proud to support local charities like The Donna Louise that help local people. I am looking forward to supporting the charity and I hope I can help shine a

Paralympic Gold Medallist Sir Lee Pearson CBE takes on Ambassadorial role. ...for hospice charity.By| Posted:
 
   
Sport Ireland Yeats Tour of Sligo
 
 Leitrim Observer     2017-03-13 kl. 21:50     348 words
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For the ninth year Sligo will be part of the National Cycle Series and will welcome over 2,000 cyclists to the County on the May Bank Holiday weekend.

The Cycle is the first event in the Cycle Series and event ambassador Eve McCrystal gold medallist at the 2017 Rio Paralympics was in Sligo recently to launch the cycle.
 
   
LA 2024 to Sponsor LA Hacks Youth "Hackathon" for Second Consecutive Year
 
 Around The Rings     2017-03-13 kl. 21:45     506 words
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For the second consecutive year, LA 2024 will help convene more than one thousand high school and college students from across the United States for the “LA Hacks” collaborative computer programming event.

2 at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion, LA 2024’s proposed venue for Olympic judo, wrestling and Paralympic sitting volleyball, LA Hacks 2017 is the largest hack-a-thon on the West Coast, bringing together some of America's brightest young minds for a

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King Kurt’s royal visit
 
 Bathurst Western Advocate     2017-03-13 kl. 21:35     335 words
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Parade takes a lighter look at life in Bathurst and beyond THE Queen’s Baton Relay may not be coming through Bathurst on its way to the Gold Coast for next year’s Commonwealth Games, but our region can still lay claim to a small slice of its history.

history.The baton was due to be formally presented to Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace overnight by none other than Paralympian and former Carcoar, Blayney and Bathurst boy Kurt Fearnley.
 
   
Funds raised by charity campaigns go a long way
 
 Today Online     2017-03-13 kl. 21:19     718 words
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SINGAPORE — Muhd Danial, a 12-year-old who has muscular dystrophy, used to be withdrawn and quiet, and he disliked going to school.

Last year’s President’s Star Charity show, for example, raised S$7.37 million for 58 beneficiaries including the Singapore National Paralympic Council, the Children’s Cancer Foundation and the Society for the Aged Sick.
 
   
How the Bonx Grip walkie-talkie helps a blind athlete take on the toughest terrain
 
 Digital Trends     2017-03-13 kl. 21:01     783 words
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Since their development during the World War II, walkie-talkies are still preferred over cell phones for group communication – particularly in remote natural areas – but they’re cumbersome, especially for outdoor sports athletes.

From competing in the Paralympics (1998) in Nagano, Japan to tackling the Megavalanche , one of the most extreme mountain bike races in the world, McMullen has broken barriers and bones, proving to the world that a physical disability will never
 
   
Gaslights to brighten Yokohama evenings
 
 The Japan News     2017-03-13 kl. 20:35     543 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun YOKOHAMA — A project to establish a “gaslight promenade” about three kilometers long is about to kick off in Yokohama, where the first gaslights in Japan were introduced 145 years ago.

31 to celebrate the day when the nation’s first gaslights were lit. “As the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games approach, we can spread the news that this city has a new attraction,” said Katsuhito Rokukawa, director of the cooperative
 
   
David Escudé inaugurates the new spaces and audio-visuals at the Olympic and Sports Museum
 
 El Digital D Barcelona     2017-03-13 kl. 20:23     158 words
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Coinciding with the 25th anniversary of the Barcelona Olympics and Paralympics in 1992 , the Commissioner for Sport, David Escudé, inaugurated the new spaces and audio-visuals at the Olympic and Sports Museum (Av.Estadi, 60).

Coinciding with the 25th anniversary of the Barcelona Olympics and Paralympics in 1992 , the Commissioner for Sport, David Escudé, inaugurated the new spaces and audio-visuals at the Olympic and Sports Museum (Av.Estadi, 60).The act took place at
 
   
More than 20,000 runners fill the city streets for the Barcelona Zurich Marathon
 
 El Digital D Barcelona     2017-03-13 kl. 20:23     186 words
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Sunday saw the 39th edition of the Zurich Marató de Barcelona, one of of the most important races of the year in the city. The event was once again a success, with over 20,000 runners enjoying what has become a major sporting occasion in the city.

Chesum, a paralympic athlete, was the unexpected winner, initially running as a pacemaker but finally having the strength to keep up and win the race in a time of 2 hours, 8 minutes and 56 seconds.
 
   
Seisa group coordinator meets with NMI sports official
 
 Marianas Variety     2017-03-13 kl. 20:15     280 words
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THE Seisa Group coordinator in the CNMI, former Rep. William Torres, has begun meeting with local sports officials on Saipan regarding the pre-Olympics training camp in Japan.

The Seisa Group is interested in involving the CNMI in the 2020 Paralympics that will commence following the Olympic games, Torres said.
 
   
Paralympic Heritage to be saved
 
 Wendover News     2017-03-13 kl. 20:04     357 words
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Historic picture of the Stoke Mandeville Games Historic archives and artefacts dating back to the very origins of the Paralympic movement will be catalogued and conserved by the Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies.

Paralympic Heritage to be saved.... Historic picture of the Stoke Mandeville Games Historic archives and artefacts dating back to the very origins of the Paralympic movement will be catalogued and conserved by the Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies.The...
 
   
AFC Community Trust Day Round-up
 
 Aberdeen FC     2017-03-13 kl. 19:57     416 words
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Saturday's match with Motherwell was designated as the first ever AFC Community Trust Day! In what has been a busy few years for Aberdeen FC's partner charity it has been rare to find a moment for reflection or to catch your breath!

On Friday it was announced that Paralympians Neil and Lora Fachie MBE were the latest ambassadors to join the Club's partner charity.... The inspirational duo have represented their country with distinction at the highest level as Paralympian cyclists...
 
   
Current Sports | March 13, 2017
 
 WKAR     2017-03-13 kl. 19:54     175 words
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Bracketology; NCAA Tournament; University of Michigan Basketball; Big Ten Tournament; DeShaun Tate; Demmer Shooting Center. March is in the midst of madness.

To end the show, a little variation comes courtesy of Current Sports production assistant Jonathan Chun, who provides a blurb on his brand new story about the Demmer Shooting Paralympics, which can be viewed with seven others on wkar.org.Current
 
   
Beth Tweddle, Ray Winstone and James Arthur support girl battling brain
 
 Norwich Evening News 24     2017-03-13 kl. 19:53     409 words
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Beth Tweddle showing her support for Maisie Lossau. Picture: Margit van den Brande

One has even come from Paralympic silver and bronze medallist in archery Mel Clarke, which she waved in the London 2012 opening ceremony. “On Maisie's wheelchair she has a head bar to stop her head fall forward.
 
   
Estanguet describes Paris 2024's IOC Evaluation Commission visit as a "unique occasion"
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-13 kl. 19:51     790 words
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Paris 2024 co-chair Tony Estanguet believes the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission inspection in May is a "unique occasion to really demonstrate the quality" of the French capital's bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Paris 2024 co-chair Tony Estanguet believes the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission inspection in May is a "unique occasion to really demonstrate the quality" of the French capital's bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic

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Queen launches Games baton relay
 
 Yahoo! News Australia     2017-03-13 kl. 19:42     473 words
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, 5:35 am Australian stars Anna Meares and Kurt Fearnley have helped the Queen launch the baton relay for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in an upbeat ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

"That was hands-down the most humbling, the most unique experience of my life," the Paralympic gold medallist said on arrival.

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Swiss Olympic President talks up Sion 2026 bid in letter to governing bodies
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-13 kl. 19:39     473 words
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Swiss Olympic President Jürg Stahl believes that Sion has a "real opportunity" of winning the bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

Swiss Olympic President Jürg Stahl believes that Sion has a "real opportunity" of winning the bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.The city was nominated as Switzerland's candidate for the Games on March 7, after the canton of

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Inside The Games (web)
 
   
2017 United Airlines NYC Half to Feature 20,000 Runners, Including the World’s Top Pros Alongside Youth
 
 Running Network     2017-03-13 kl. 19:24     2014 words
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NYRR Times Square Youth Run gives 1,000 youth runners the free opportunity to run 1500 meters in one of New York City's most iconic locations right alongside the 13.

The 2017 United Airlines NYC Half professional athlete field will be led by a talent-packed roster of American and international runners, including 23 Olympians and 12 Paralympians.

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Genesis of the Paralympics games to be conserved after £200k grant from the
 
 The Bucks Herald     2017-03-13 kl. 19:21     10 words
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Cameron wins 1st career gold medal at Paralympic test event
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-03-13 kl. 19:19     26 words
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Canadian sit-skier Collin Cameron captured his first victory on the Para-Nordic World Cup circuit at the 2018 Paralympic venue in PyeongChang, Korea on Monday.

Cameron wins 1st career gold medal at Paralympic test event.... Canadian sit-skier Collin Cameron captured his first victory on the Para-Nordic World Cup circuit at the 2018 Paralympic venue in PyeongChang, Korea on Monday.
 
   
Queen launches Commonweath Games baton relay
 
 Sky News Australia     2017-03-13 kl. 19:15     471 words
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Australian stars Anna Meares and Kurt Fearnley have helped the Queen launch the baton relay for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in an upbeat ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

'That was hands-down the most humbling, the most unique experience of my life,' the Paralympic gold medallist said on arrival.

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Russian Federation announces its Eurovision entry
 
 Solonews.net     2017-03-13 kl. 19:12     258 words
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Russian Federation has announced its musical entry for the Eurovision song contest, ending speculation that it might boycott the competition, which this year is being held in Ukraine.

Samoylova, who has used a wheelchair since childhood, was a finalist in Russia's X Factor in 2013 and sang at the opening of the 2014 Paralympic Games in Sochi.
 
   
CADD Ministry especially working for the disabled: Tariq
 
 Pakistan Today     2017-03-13 kl. 18:44     547 words
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Minister of State for Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) Dr.

In outcome of these trainings, disabled athletes participated in the Special Olympics World Summer Games 2011 in Athens, Greece and won 52 medals in different categories and won 2 Silver medals from Australia in December 2013.
 
   
Cameron wins 1st career gold medal at Paralympic test event
 
 CBC     2017-03-13 kl. 18:32     450 words
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Canadian passes American Dan Cnossen in final 100 metres of race Canadian sit-skier Collin Cameron captured his first victory on the Para-Nordic World Cup circuit at the 2018 Paralympic venue in PyeongChang, Korea on Monday.

Cameron wins 1st career gold medal at Paralympic test event.... Canadian passes American Dan Cnossen in final 100 metres of race Canadian sit-skier Collin Cameron captured his first victory on the Para-Nordic World Cup circuit at the 2018 Paralympic venue...
 
   
24 Hour Fitness signs US Olympic partnership
 
 Leisure Week     2017-03-13 kl. 18:30     266 words
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US-based fitness operator 24 Hour Fitness has signed a pioneering partnership with the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) for the run up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

fitness partner of Team USA, is part of USOC's desire to "provide more programmes and training resources for future Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls".... The certification programme will also play an important role in 24 Hour Fitness’ development of youth sports programmes. “The Olympic and Paralympic...

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Schaffelhuber cruises to Para Alpine World Cup clinching win
 
 Scandinaviatimes.com     2017-03-13 kl. 18:29     108 words
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Anna Schaffelhuber produced a superb downhill performance at the World Para Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals in Pyeongchang today to seal the overall World Cup title.

Anna Schaffelhuber produced a superb downhill performance at the World Para Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals in Pyeongchang today to seal the overall World Cup title.It came in a competition doubling as a test event for next year's Winter Paralympic
 
   
Japan banking on tourism as economic driver
 
 Medill News Service     2017-03-13 kl. 18:15     932 words
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By Mindy Tan Tourism has emerged as a driving force in Japan’s economy and the government is banking on it to boost the world’s third largest economy. In 2016, an estimated 24 million foreigners visited Japan, an increase of 21.

Notably, Tokyo is hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.
 
   
Ethiopia: Protesters' Struggle Moves to the Athletics Track
 
 AllAfrica.com     2017-03-13 kl. 18:12     1075 words
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analysis By While a state of emergency is still in place at home, global sporting events are providing an irresistible opportunity for protesters to be seen and heard.

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

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Moore Stephens appointed as London Stadium forensic accountant
 
 Accountancy Age     2017-03-13 kl. 18:10     226 words
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Top ten firm Moore Stephens has been appointed as the forensic accountant to the former Olympic Stadium, as part of the Mayor of London’s review into the London Stadium.

sustainability of the stadium following a project to transform it after the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games.
 
   
The Jump Needs Separate Men And Women's Competitions To Survive
 
 Huffington Post UK     2017-03-13 kl. 18:05     524 words
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Louis Smith was robbed blind on the pistes of Innsbruck last night.

Even legitimately excellent skiers like Amy Willerton and Paralympian Kadeena Cox stand little chance of victory.
 
   
Paralympic star Sir Lee Pearson becomes Donna Louise Children's...
 
 The Sentinel     2017-03-13 kl. 17:55     666 words
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Comments (0) Eleven-time Paralympic gold medalist Sir Lee Pearson has become the new ambassador for a hospice.

Paralympic star Sir Lee Pearson becomes Donna Louise Children's...Comments (0) Eleven-time Paralympic gold medalist Sir Lee Pearson has become the new ambassador for a hospice.The 43-year-old, who lives in Bagnall, has taken up the role with the

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McLaren remains defiant despite admitting translation mistakes in Russian doping report
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-13 kl. 17:31     621 words
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Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren has admitted here today that mistakes were made in the translations of his World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)-Commissioned report on state-sponsored Russian doping, but he hit back at critics of the investigation.

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

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Norman, Seely open season with wins
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-13 kl. 17:28     491 words
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The US Para triathletes took on their first race since the sport’s Paralympic debut at Rio 2016.

The US Para triathletes took on their first race since the sport’s Paralympic debut at Rio 2016.Rio 2016 Paralympic champions Grace Norman and Allysa Seely got positive starts to their seasons after winning their respective races at the 2017
 
   
Groups drawn for football 5 and 7 at Sao Paulo 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-13 kl. 17:28     375 words
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Four teams will face-off in football 5 and six will take part in the football 7 event at the fourth Youth Parapan American Games, from 20-25 March.

The football 5 pitch is located beside the judo mat at the Brazilian Paralympic Centre.... The event will feature 14 to 20-year-old players, although only three aged 19 or 20 years are permitted on each team, and will take place in the pitch situated adjacent to the athletics track at the Brazilian Paralympic...
 
   
16.09.16 Inclusive clubs offer badminton for all
 
 Badminton England     2017-03-13 kl. 16:49     493 words
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With ParalympicsGB surging past the 100-medal mark out in Rio, the anticipation continues to grow ahead of Para-badminton’s introduction at Tokyo 2020.

With ParalympicsGB surging past the 100-medal mark out in Rio, the anticipation continues to grow ahead of Para-badminton’s introduction at Tokyo 2020.Inclusive Clubs But it isn't just at the elite level that the sport is looking to develop with
 
   
Russia hopes anti-doping body will be reinstated in November
 
 Reuters UK     2017-03-13 kl. 16:47     537 words
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By and Brian Homewood | Russia said on Monday it hoped its anti-doping body RUSADA would have its suspension lifted in November, but the World Anti-Doping Agency said it still had "significant work" to do.

He described the Rio track-and-field ban as a "tragedy", and Russia's exclusion from the Paralympics in the Brazilian city as "simply inhuman."

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IOC Coordination Commission chair praises "impressive progress" at Pyeongchang 2018 venues
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-13 kl. 16:40     405 words
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International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission chair Gunilla Lindberg has praised Pyeongchang 2018 venues following a tour of the mountain cluster here today.

Korean county. They focused on venues around the Alpensia hub at which the IOC hotels, Athletes' Village and Main Media Centre are all going to based during next year's Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.... New Zealand's Barry Maister and Canada's Paralympic...

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Japanese government to help agricultural high schools get GAP-certified
 
 Eurofresh Distribution     2017-03-13 kl. 16:26     244 words
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The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) jointly

certification. Foodstuffs to be used in meals served at the athletes’ village at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics Games must be GAP certified.
 
   
Australian Olympic Committee appoint Carroll as chief executive
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-13 kl. 16:21     445 words
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The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has appointed Matt Carroll as their new chief executive. He has been handed the role following a global search by recruitment firm Odgers Berndtson to find a replacement for Fiona de Jong.

Fiona de Jong resigned from the role last year © In January, an advert for the position said that the new chief executive would play a key role in a possible Australian bid for the 2028 Summer Olympics and Paralympics.... A bid from Brisbane for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic...

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Ecuador, El Salvador hoping to take a leap forward
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-13 kl. 16:06     405 words
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At Sao Paulo 2017, both countries seek to improve on their performances at the latest edition of the Youth Parapans in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 2013.

Last year, Ecuador sent five athletes to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games , their biggest delegation ever at a Paralympics since they made their debut at Toronto 1976 .

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Changes made to PyeongChang World Cup programme
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-13 kl. 16:06     210 words
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The super combined has been cancelled due to adverse weather, and will be replaced by two super-G races.

The giant slalom and slalom will still be contested on 17 and 18 March respectively as skiers go for coveted crystal globes on the slopes of next year’s Paralympic Winter Games.
 
   
Monday Motivation: Paralympics Cyclist Jason Macom
 
 Fox 16     2017-03-13 kl. 15:48     29 words
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09:10 AM CDT Paralympics Cyclist Jason Macom joins Fox 16 Good day to tell us about the UCI Paracycling Track World Championships and his plans for

Monday Motivation: Paralympics Cyclist Jason Macom.... 09:10 AM CDT Paralympics Cyclist Jason Macom joins Fox 16 Good day to tell us about the UCI Paracycling Track World Championships and his plans for. ...Tokyo 2.
 
   
What You Missed on Good Day: 03-13-2017
 
 Fox 16     2017-03-13 kl. 15:47     50 words
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09:05 AM CDT Here is what you missed today on Fox 16 Good Day. Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.More Stories Paralympics Cyclist Jason Macom joins Fox 16 Good day to tell us… 38 minutes ago.
 
   
The IPC meets members of the Russian State Duma in Bonn
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-03-13 kl. 15:44     687 words
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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) held a productive meeting with three members of the Russian State Duma in Bonn, Germany, on Friday (10 March) regarding the suspension and future reinstatement of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC).

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) held a productive meeting with three members of the Russian State Duma in Bonn, Germany, on Friday (10 March) regarding the suspension and future reinstatement of the Russian Paralympic Committee
 
   
Weir takes sixth successive Silverstone Half victory
 
 Run247     2017-03-13 kl. 15:34     1269 words
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David Weir took his sixth successive win at the 2017 adidas Silverstone Half Marathon today (Sunday) as part of his build-up towards the London Marathon in April.

David Weir took his sixth successive win at the 2017 adidas Silverstone Half Marathon today (Sunday) as part of his build-up towards the London Marathon in April.The multiple Paralympic champion was the first racer across the Finish Line at the
 
   
German Para Nordic skiers claim three wins at PyeongChang 2018 Test Event
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-03-13 kl. 15:30     504 words
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Anja Wicker competes at the Para Nordic skiing World Cup in PyeongChang, South Korea.

He did not miss a shot, clocking 18:33.1 to finish ahead of Canada’s two-time Paralympic medallist Mark Arendz (18:54.4) and Norway’s Nils-Erik Ulset (19:21.5). “It is a good course and fun to ski through.... Ukraine’s multiple-Paralympic champion and...
 
   
World’s best Para Nordic skiers gather for PyeongChang 2018 Test Event
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-03-13 kl. 15:30     809 words
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The men’s short distance races took place on day one of the Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Western Center, Ukraine.

The men’s short distance races took place on day one of the Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Western Center, Ukraine.©NPC Ukraine The world’s best Para Nordic skiers will get the opportunity to race at the venue for the next Paralympic Winter
 
   
County children enjoy action-packed Worcestershire Winter School Games
 
 Malvern Observer     2017-03-13 kl. 15:29     607 words
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MORE than 1,000 children and young people from close to 60 schools across the county enjoyed a sport-packed day at the annual Worcestershire Winter School Games.

Evans was one of the Great Britain Women’s team which finished fourth at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games....sporting values of teamwork, leadership, practice and determination. “They are a proud legacy of the London Olympic and Paralympic Games that took...

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Doing Happiness at Sauk with Matt Glowacki
 
 PublicNow.com     2017-03-13 kl. 15:28     294 words
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'Doing Happiness' at SVCC Diversity speaker, Matt Glowacki will present a free program, 'Doing Happiness,' 12:30 to 1:30p.m. Wednesday, March 15, in 1K4 at Sauk Valley Community College.

He was a member of the USA Paralympic Team for Sit-Volleyball, traveled and competed internationally with the team, and attended the Paralympics in Australia and the World Championship in Egypt.... He also served as the alternate for the Paralympics in...
 
   
Go Behind The Scenes Of The Dove Real Beauty Pledge With Mario Testino
 
 Harper's Bazaar Arabia     2017-03-13 kl. 15:04     479 words
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Ever on a mission to make the world a more beautiful place in more ways than one, the Dove Real Beauty Pledge is helping the brand to take another step in the right direction towards natural beauty.

From Marisa from Iran who is a financial analyst and when she became pregnant found a new respect for her body to the retired medal-winning Paralympian, Vicki from the UK who after losing her legs to cancer changed her own definition of beauty you
 
   
Queen launches official countdown to Commonwealth Games
 
 9News.com.au     2017-03-13 kl. 15:00     477 words
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The Queen hands over the baton to cyclist Anna Meares. (AAP) The Queen has officially launched the countdown to next year’s Commonwealth in Australia, with the start of the baton relay kicking off from Buckingham Palace overnight.

(AAP) The Queen has officially launched the countdown to next year’s Commonwealth in Australia, with the start of the baton relay kicking off from Buckingham Palace overnight.Australian Paralympic wheelchair racer Kurt Fearnley began the baton’s
 
   
13th March 2017 | From mighty heroes to ultimate zeros
 
 Newcastle University Courier     2017-03-13 kl. 14:43     1791 words
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With Leicester   City sacking Claudio Ranieri just nine months after lifting the Premier League title our writers take a look at Ranieri and 4 other sportspeople who fell from the highest of heights to the lowest of lows.

Once the greatest of Paralympic icons, his world changed forever on Valentine’s Day 2013.... It would be the first of six Paralympic golds.... At the Paralympics the following month, he was the poster boy.

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BP extends with Georgian Paralympic Committee
 
 SportsPro Media     2017-03-13 kl. 14:12     221 words
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Oil giant continues with athlete ambassador scheme until 2020. Posted: March 13 2017 By: George Dudley Global gas company BP has renewed its partnership with the Georgian Paralympic Committee (GNPC) for a further three years.

BP extends with Georgian Paralympic Committee.... Posted: March 13 2017 By: George Dudley Global gas company BP has renewed its partnership with the Georgian Paralympic Committee (GNPC) for a further three years.The partnership centres on the two parties’...
 
   
Russia to compete in Ukraine Eurovision
 
 BBC     2017-03-13 kl. 14:08     387 words
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Russia has announced its 2017 Eurovision entry, appearing to end speculation it might boycott the competition, being held in Ukraine, for political reasons.

spinal muscular atrophy: a neuromuscular disorder causing muscle wastage She was a 2013 finalist in Russia's X Factor competition and performed at the opening ceremony to the 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympics Samoilova is due to perform in the second

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Queen starts relay for Commonwealth Games
 
 BBC     2017-03-13 kl. 14:06     354 words
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The Queen has started the countdown to the 2018 Commonwealth Games, launching the baton relay at Buckingham Palace. She handed the baton to two-time Olympic champion cyclist Anna Meares on Monday as it started its journey to host country Australia.

Australian Paralympian Kurt Fearnley brought the baton to the palace before it was given to the Queen.

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Ukraine investigates Russia's newly chosen Eurovision candidate
 
 Deutsche Welle     2017-03-13 kl. 13:53     374 words
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Russia has irked host country Ukraine with its Eurovision candidate. The disabled singer is now under investigation. Will Russia boycott the song contest after all?

Confined to a wheelchair, Samoilova sang at the opening of the Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi in 2014.

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Inaugural Boston Marathon Youth Jamboree Set for Sunday, March 12. 2017
 
 German Road Races     2017-03-13 kl. 13:50     471 words
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BOSTON, MA – On Sunday, March 12, the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.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.
 
   
Russian sports minister claims anti-doping system mended but denies state role
 
 Rye and Battle Today     2017-03-13 kl. 13:50     808 words
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Russian sports minister Pavel Kolobkov has told the global anti-doping community his country is "ready to pass any test" but once again denied there has ever been a "state-sponsored" programme in Russia.

Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and International Paralympic Committee (IPC), describing this as "simply inhuman".

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Her Majesty The Queen launches Queen's Baton
 
 Medianet     2017-03-13 kl. 13:49     1504 words
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Strictly embargoed until 12:30pm GMT London (10:30pm AEST, 11:30pm AEDT) Monday, 13 March 2017.

Australian Paralympic champion Kurt Fearnley OAM delivered the Queen’s Baton starting from Marlborough House along The Mall and into the Palace Forecourt, accompanied by the eminent Band of the Scots Guards, who played by permission of Major

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Russia causes controversy with Eurovision entry
 
 KPNews.com     2017-03-13 kl. 13:40     533 words
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Russia’s pick as its entry to the Eurovision Song Contest, to be held in Kyiv this May, could cause the international festival of pop to start on a sour note.

In 2014, Samoylova took part in the opening ceremony of the winter Paralympics in Sochi.

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Moore Stephens to investigate London Stadium finances
 
 Economia     2017-03-13 kl. 13:35     271 words
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59am Accountancy firm Moore Stephens has been appointed to review the finances and decision making around the former Olympic Stadium The

constructed for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games .
 
   
Sheila Finder to deliver workshops at Sao Paulo 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-13 kl. 13:22     547 words
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The Brazilian athlete aims to help young athletes competing at the Youth Parapans to achieve their best through Proud Paralympian. “I believe Sao Paulo 2017 will be a success.

The Brazilian athlete aims to help young athletes competing at the Youth Parapans to achieve their best through Proud Paralympian. “I believe Sao Paulo 2017 will be a success.All the events aimed at the youth are important because new athletes

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Season concludes with banked slalom, overall winners
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-13 kl. 13:22     844 words
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Narita stuns Suur-Hamari in men’s SB-LL2, while overall World Cup winner Minor avenges World Championships loss.

Narita stuns Suur-Hamari in men’s SB-LL2, while overall World Cup winner Minor avenges World Championships loss.The banked slalom and overall World Cup winners were decided on Monday (13 March), as the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games Test

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London and SE Regional Youth Champ award for Sam Williams
 
 Royal Yachting Association     2017-03-13 kl. 13:14     442 words
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The awards were presented at London’s magnificent Alexandra Palace by Helena Lucas, Paralympic Sailing gold medalist, in recognition of the outstanding achievement and performance of young people across the range of activities the RYA represents .

The awards were presented at London’s magnificent Alexandra Palace by Helena Lucas, Paralympic Sailing gold medalist, in recognition of the outstanding achievement and performance of young people across the range of activities the RYA represents
 
   
CIC launches ‘Essential Principles Guide’
 
 Heatingandventilating.net     2017-03-13 kl. 13:01     379 words
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Published: 13 March 2017 - 09:04 The Construction Industry Council (CIC) has unveiled its ‘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.

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Russian announces its Eurovision entry
 
 Metro Canada     2017-03-13 kl. 13:00     357 words
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MOSCOW — Russia has announced its entry in the upcoming Eurovision song contest, seemingly putting an end to speculation that Russia might boycott the politically charged competition in Kyiv .

Samoylova, who has used a wheelchair since childhood, was a finalist in Russia's X Factor in 2013 and sang at the opening of the 2014 Paralympic Games in Sochi.

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Day 3 of The European Youth Sport Forum: SPORT DIPLOMACY
 
 Kunsill Malti Ghall-Isport     2017-03-13 kl. 12:59     271 words
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The theme of Sport Diplomacy was central to the third day of the Forum. The participants were engaged in the presentation as the forum kicked off with a panel discussion with the participation of panellists hailing from different walks of life.

wheelchair dancer, Vlada Kravchecko, a Maltese Paralympian and Ambassador of SportMalta in the European Week of Sport and Mr Robert Portelli, Director of Programmes at SportMalta.
 
   
Russian Sports Minister hopeful of full WADA compliance for RUSADA by
 
 Inside The Games     2017-03-13 kl. 12:53     514 words
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Daniel Etchells Monday, 13 March 2017 Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov

According to the WADA-commissioned McLaren Report, around 1,000 Russian athletes have been implicated in a "institutional" doping system in which samples were manipulated and tampered with at event including the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic

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Nick Butler: International Paralympic Committee facing crucial year as Sir
 
 Inside The Games     2017-03-13 kl. 12:53     1522 words
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Nick Butler Monday, 13 March 2017 Most of our focus in recent weeks has been on the multi-layered web of challenges facing the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as it tussles with bidding apathy and a reputation tainted by doping and corruption scandals.

Nick Butler: International Paralympic Committee facing crucial year as Sir. ...Philip Craven reign ends.Nick Butler Monday, 13 March 2017 Most of our focus in recent weeks has been on the multi-layered web of challenges facing the International Olympic...

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10 of TV's sorest losers ever
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-03-13 kl. 12:36     597 words
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From Digital Spy Ac Actors and musicians may get time to practise their loser faces at awards ceremonies, but reality TV stars don't always get that luxury. And there's far too much emotion going on to take things in your stride every time.

The Paralympian faced Spencer Matthews and Amy Willerton in the ski cross race, with the first two stars over the line going through to the final jump of the contest, with the loser being eliminated.