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Världsrekordhållare inspirerar andra att nå sina drömmar
 
 ETC Bergslagen     2017-03-21 kl. 08:41     77 words
 
Han innehar ett flertal världsrekord och representerade Sverige i Paralympics i både London 2012 och i Rio 2016. Imorgon lördag, på församlingshemmet i Hällefors, berättar simmaren Mikael Fredriksson om hur han har nått dit.

Han innehar ett flertal världsrekord och representerade Sverige i Paralympics i både London 2012 och i Rio 2016.
 
   
Uppsala politiker välkomnar vinter-OS i Stockholm
 
 Sveriges Radio Uppland     2017-03-21 kl. 05:23     390 words
 
Ett vinter-OS i Stockholm 2026 skulle betyda mycket för Uppsalaregionen, tror lokala politiker. Förslaget om ett eventuellt vinter-OS i Stockholm är ute på remiss.

Förslaget om ett eventuellt vinter-OS i Stockholm är ute på remiss.Stockholms stads utredning visade ju nyligen att Stockholm har goda möjligheter att ordna ett vinter-OS och Paralympics 2026.... Stockholms stads utredning om möjligheterna att arrangera ett vinter os och paralympics...
 
   
Fullt hus hos landshövdingen på slottet
 
 SVT Nyheter Örebro     2017-03-20 kl. 20:37     341 words
 
De idrottsutövare i länet som har utmärkt sig under fjolåret bjöds på måndagen in till landshövdingens residens på Örebro slott för att hyllas. I år var det lägligt med stora lokaler, eftersom det i länet tänts många stjärnor på idrottshimlen.

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TV: Se länets stjärnor hyllas på Slottet
 
 Nerikes Allehanda     2017-03-20 kl. 16:39     676 words
 
89 länsidrottare som segrat i SM eller internationellt hyllas på Slottet under måndagseftermiddagen.

Curling: Gert Erlandsson, Södertälje CK (SM-guld, parasport)....Örebro SA (SM-guld, simning, parasport), Izabelle Hocanin, Örebro SA (SM-guld, simning, parasport), Mikael Hjelmhagen, Örebro SA (SM-guld, simning, parasport), Rebecca Löf, Örebro SA (SM-guld, simning, parasport...

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Se Maja Reichard coacha SVT:s Stephan Wilson
 
 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2017-03-20 kl. 10:20     160 words
 
För att klara Vansbrosimningen tar SVT-profilen Stephan Wilson hjälp av Paralympics-stjärnan Maja Reichard.

För att klara Vansbrosimningen tar SVT-profilen Stephan Wilson hjälp av Paralympics-stjärnan Maja Reichard.I programmet Stephans klassiker får vi följa Stephan Wilson - som har tagit sig an En svensk klassiker, det vill säga att klara
 
   
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LeBron helps design shoe for disabled athletes, gives them to kids
 
 App.ViralNewsChart.com     2017-03-21 kl. 08:21     88 words
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Suksar makes a comeback after 27 years
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-03-21 kl. 08:21     420 words
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Manyin (second from right) and Assistant Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah unveiling the new Susar logo in Kuching.

There will also be four events for disabled athletes namely swimming, power lifting, archery and athletics. “The last time we held Sukan Sarawak in 1990, the state became Sukma (Malaysia Games) champion.
 
   
Global recruiting begins for Olympics
 
 Beijing International     2017-03-21 kl. 08:20     107 words
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To help ensure an outstanding Winter Olympics in 2022, the Beijing organizing committee announced on Monday that it will recruit 11 staff members from around the world for 10 job categories as the first step in building an international organizing squad.

Applicants can go to www.beijing2022.cn, the website of the Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympics and Paralympic Winter Games, for job descriptions and to apply.
 
   
Latvia defends skeleton title in Pyeongchang
 
 Office of the President, Republic of Korea     2017-03-21 kl. 08:06     573 words
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Martins Dukurs of Latvia (left) rejoices with his coach after coming in first in the men’s skeleton race at the 2016-2017 BMW International Bobsleigh

The competition was also held to test the ice track at the center, a venue for the sledding events at next year’s PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, less than one year away.  In his first run, the Latvian racer had to move down
 
   
LeBron helps design sneaker for disabled athletes
 
 Alliance Review     2017-03-21 kl. 08:01     34 words
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LeBron helps design sneaker for disabled athletes.
 
   
Victory ceremony for Men's Downhill - Standing
 
 Dailymotion     2017-03-21 kl. 08:00     7 words
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This Woman Travels The World Even After Losing Her Ability To Move Due To Medical Negligence
 
 The Logical Indian     2017-03-21 kl. 07:33     882 words
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The world had just become more intriguing to her.

Besides this, she also won a silver medal in the State Paralympic Games in Maharashtra in 2015.
 
   
Japanese Cabinet Approves Anti-Conspiracy Bill to Thwart Terror Attacks
 
 Sputnik     2017-03-21 kl. 07:10     132 words
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TOKYO (Sputnik) — Announcing the decision, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga assured reporters the legislation would apply to groups actively preparing an attack, but not those suspected of plotting them or civil groups.

the step was in line with the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and crucial for preventing terrorism at the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Liberal showdown: "My seat is not a recycling depot for a failed MP"
 
 In Daily     2017-03-21 kl. 06:30     550 words
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Liberal insiders are confident former federal rising star Matt Williams will throw his hat in the ring to challenge dumped state frontbencher Duncan McFetridge in his bayside fortress of Morphett when nominations close this week.

The seat will subsume a significant proportion of members from Ashford, and cede several more to neighbouring Colton – when former premier Dean Brown’s son Alex will this week face off against Paralympic champion Matt Cowdrey in a ballot for
 
   
Thunder wins backing for return to national wheelchair basketball league
 
 KunMail.com     2017-03-21 kl. 06:08     24 words
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A Paralympic swimmer-turned-basketballer helped talk donors into backing the Adelaide Thunder's return to a national basketball competition.

A Paralympic swimmer-turned-basketballer helped talk donors into backing the Adelaide Thunder's return to a national basketball competition.Tags:  Basketball Sport Disabilities.
 
   
Classification system for Paralympic track and field 'open to abuse' | Sport
 
 DailyMe.Com     2017-03-21 kl. 06:06     88 words
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Review by UK Athletics, the sport’s governing body, finds number of ways in which ‘flawed’ system can be underminedThe classification system for

Classification system for Paralympic track and field 'open to abuse' | Sport.... Review by UK Athletics, the sport’s governing body, finds number of ways in which ‘flawed’ system can be underminedThe classification system for. ...Paralympic track and...
 
   
Greg Westlake: Riding a gondola at the Mountain Paralympic Village
 
 Dailymotion     2017-03-21 kl. 06:01     7 words
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Author: paralympics Tags: Posted: 21 March

Greg Westlake: Riding a gondola at the Mountain Paralympic Village.... Author: paralympics Tags:
 
   
Canterbury athletes win stack of medals at national track and field championships
 
 The Press NZ     2017-03-21 kl. 05:48     506 words
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Tom Walsh won his ninth men's shot put title in Hamilton at the weekend. A swag of medals at the national track and field championships at the weekend has Athletics Canterbury development officer Anita Sutherland excited about the future.

Brother Tom won gold in the men's under-20 800m, but didn't get a shot at adding the 400m title to his name after falling ill.  Christchurch paralympian William Stedman won gold in the men's para 400m, 800m and long jump.   Nine of Canterbury's
 
   
No mountain too high - Para-equestrian pushes to be the best
 
 Midland Express     2017-03-21 kl. 05:38     377 words
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Her training regime may be tough but so is Morgan Webb Liddle, who has a dream to represent Australia at the World Equestrian Games and Paralympics Tokyo 2018.

Her training regime may be tough but so is Morgan Webb Liddle, who has a dream to represent Australia at the World Equestrian Games and Paralympics Tokyo 2018.The determined Kyneton Grade 1 para-equestrian is pushing herself to new levels and, with
 
   
Thunder wins backing for return to national wheelchair basketball league
 
 ABC Online     2017-03-21 kl. 05:29     546 words
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A chance meeting has led to funding for a South Australian team to return to the national wheelchair basketball competition.

Jay Dohnt: Paralympic swimmer who won bronze in Beijing in 2008 Henry de Cure:... Paralympic canoeist who competed at Rio in 2016 The Adelaide Thunder had long been trying to raise $40,000 it needed to play in the competition.

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DREAM "FITA" PROJECT / Live Your Dream, Change The World. [Panasonic]
 
 Panasonic     2017-03-21 kl. 05:12     322 words
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ch.03 Mar 21, 2017 Jan. 2016 Neymar wrote a dream on "FITA" Aug. 2016 Neymar fulfilled his "FITA" dream. ...Load More Related Link Related Videos ch.03 Sep 27, 2016 Panasonic TVCF "Neymar Jr.

2016 Neymar fulfilled his "FITA" dream. ...Load More Related Link Related Videos ch.03 Sep 27, 2016 Panasonic TVCF "Neymar Jr.Olympic/Paralympic...
 
   
Cabinet approves anti-conspiracy bill amid civil rights concerns
 
 Asahi.com     2017-03-21 kl. 04:21     364 words
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Japan's Cabinet on Tuesday approved legislation that would penalize criminal conspiracies, a move critics say threatens civil liberties, but officials say is needed to prevent terrorist targeting events like the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

"Considering the current situation regarding terrorism and looking ahead to the Olympics and Paralympics three years hence, it is necessary to fully prepare to prevent organized crimes including terrorism," Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga

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Wheelchair-bound Russian singer Yulia Samoylova laughs off Ukrainian threat of Eurovision ban
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-03-21 kl. 04:07     444 words
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Russia picked 27-year-old Yulia Samoilova to represent the nation at the 2017 Eurovision song contest taking place in Ukraine, performing a song titled Flame is Burning.

The singer, who had also performed for Russia during the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, dismissed allegations that her entry was a PR move.
 
   
Sydney Interested in 2022 Commonwealth Games
 
 iSportConnect     2017-03-21 kl. 03:55     138 words
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Bidding Monday, 20 March 2017 17:10 The Australian city of Sydney has become the latest prominent location to declare an interest in hosting the 2022 edition of the Commonwealth Games.

With Gold Coast holding the 2018 event, it is unclear as to whether Australia may be permitted to host two consecutive games; but Sydney does have recent pedigree after successfully taking the 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
ROAD TO 2024: Anti-Boston Campaigners To Release Book
 
 iSportConnect     2017-03-21 kl. 03:55     154 words
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Bidding Monday, 20 March 2017 13:15 Campaigners who waylaid Boston's 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid are to release a book detailing their successful challenge.

Bidding Monday, 20 March 2017 13:15 Campaigners who waylaid Boston's 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid are to release a book detailing their successful challenge.The book. has been co-written by No Boston Olympics co-chair Chris Dempsey and Professor
 
   
ROAD TO 2024: IOC May Select 2024 and 2028 Hosts On Same Day
 
 iSportConnect     2017-03-21 kl. 03:55     206 words
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Top News Friday, 17 March 2017 10:11 The unprecedented action of awarding two Olympic Games at one time may be taken in September.

Paralympic Games hosts to be decided during the session.
 
   
Bendigo athletes primed for national championships
 
 Bendigo Advertiser     2017-03-21 kl. 03:41     217 words
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Victorian squad filled with Bendigo athletes. THERE’S plenty of Bendigo links in Victoria’s team to compete at next week’s Athletics Australia open and junior track and field titles at Sydney’s Olympic Park.

The eight-day meet has drawn 38 Olympians and 33 Paralympians.
 
   
25-year-old swims against tide, creates waves
 
 Times of India     2017-03-21 kl. 03:27     271 words
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CHENNAI: The dive into the pool, the will to reach the finish line and memories of a medal, bring out the best in 25-year-old Arti Krishnamoorthy.

But she takes her titles lightly as there are more feats to be conquered like the national Paralympic meet in Jaipur this weekend and the next Special Olympics.Arpita Bose.
 
   
Sao Paulo 2017 Opening Ceremony speech by Jose Luis Campo
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-21 kl. 02:37     851 words
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The Youth Parapans opened on 20 March and will run until 25 March. ¡Buenas tardes a todos! Boa tarde a todos! Good afternoon everybody! Welcome to Sao Paulo for the opening of the Youth Parapan American Games.

It is with great pride that we are gathered here in the company of International Paralympic Committee President Sir Philip Craven at the Anhembi Expositions Pavilion.... Many of the world’s best Paralympians train and compete here at the outstanding Brazilian Paralympic Training Centre, a tremendous legacy of the Rio 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
Men's super combined visually impaired | Alpine skiing | Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games
 
 Dailymotion     2017-03-21 kl. 02:24     7 words
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Men's super combined visually impaired | Alpine skiing | Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.... Author: paralympics Tags:

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In Brief: Tebow set to cause buzz with Mets Class A team, the Columbia Fireflies
 
 Hamilton Spectator     2017-03-21 kl. 02:16     745 words
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Tim Tebow is joining the Columbia Fireflies. The former two-time Heisman Trophy winner and National Football League quarterback will start his pro baseball season with the New York Mets' Class A baseball franchise in Columbia.

BASKETBALL LeBron helps design sneaker for disabled athletes CLEVELAND — LeBron James has teamed up on a special sneaker for special athletes.... The Cleveland Cavaliers star and Nike have unveiled a new shoe designed for disabled athletes that can be...

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Cabinet approves contentious anti-conspiracy bill
 
 Nikkei Asian Review     2017-03-21 kl. 02:02     376 words
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TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gave its approval on Tuesday to a controversial bill that would punish preparations to carry out serious crimes, ostensibly in an effort to combat terrorism.

The government claims that the bill is a necessary measure to thwart terrorism at the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, and to ratify the U.N.

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Sharing the redemptive power of art
 
 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade     2017-03-21 kl. 01:58     778 words
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In 2011, the small Japanese town of Yamamoto-cho was among those worst hit by the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami.

four years leading up to the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo.
 
   
No Boston Olympics campaigners to publish book on how they torpedoed city's 2024 bid
 
 BostonNews.Net     2017-03-21 kl. 01:49     103 words
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. has been co-written by No Boston Olympics co-chair Chris Dempsey and Professor Andrew Zimbalist of Smith College.It is due to be published at a special event in Boston on April 28.

Committee), and the IOC (International Olympic Committee)", the authors promise.Boston was chosen by the USOC as the American nomination to bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in January...
 
   
Stage set for World Para Athletics Championship
 
 The Gulf Today     2017-03-21 kl. 01:47     284 words
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DUBAI: The classification of athletes and schedule of events was finalised at the technical meeting held on Sunday under the auspices of the World Para Athletics by the local organising committee of the 9thFazza World Para Athletics Championship.

is being organised and supervised by the Dubai Club for the Disabled with the support of their strategic partners Dubai Sports Council, World Para Athletics, the General Authority for Youth and Sports Welfare (GAYSW), and the UAE Paralympic
 
   
2017 USA Paratriathlon National Champs head to Wisconsin
 
 Triathlonbusiness.com     2017-03-21 kl. 01:39     438 words
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The 2017 USA Paratriathlon National Championships will take place on 25 June in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, in conjunction with the Pleasant Prairie Triathlon.

In addition to chasing national titles, athletes may also qualify for the USA Paratriathlon Development Team Program, designed to identify and develop athletic potential leading toward the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games....welcome the national championship athletes with open arms.” She added, “We are eager to build on the US Paralympic Triathlon Team’s success after the sport’s Paralympic...
 
   
Osborne could be a potent weapon in this Brexit war
 
 MSN Philippines     2017-03-21 kl. 01:36     1143 words
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They booed George Osborne at the 2012 Paralympics, and what a joy it was to hear that great national raspberry ricochet round the stadium .

They booed George Osborne at the 2012 Paralympics, and what a joy it was to hear that great national raspberry ricochet round the stadium .Back then, the public couldn’t know how much damage this pernicious chancellor would inflict or how long his
 
   
Memorial Walk to Mark Month of Disabled
 
 Barbados Government Information Service     2017-03-21 kl. 01:29     79 words
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The Paralympic Association of Barbados will host the inaugural Wesley Worrell Memorial 5k Walk/Run/Wheel, on Sunday, April 2. The event will begin at 3:00 p.m., and will leave from and return to the Weymouth B pasture, Roebuck Street, Bridgetown.

The Paralympic Association of Barbados will host the inaugural Wesley Worrell Memorial 5k Walk/Run/Wheel, on Sunday, April 2.... Persons may contact the Paralympic Association of Barbados at 232-7184, for more information. deirdre.gittens@barbados.gov.bb...
 
   
Help make double amputee's dream come true
 
 Kentish Gazette     2017-03-21 kl. 01:23     735 words
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A double amputee chosen to represent Team GB across the globe is appealing for donations after the government cut every penny of their funding.

Ollie, of Belvedere Road in Faversham, now needs your help to achieve a goal he once believed was entirely out of his reach - the Tokyo Paralympics 2020.... He was once picked to compete in London 2012 as a swimmer, but the amount of surgery he was enduring at that time stopped him from pursuing his ambitions to the Paralympics...

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Jive Aces swing into Marianna Tuesday
 
 Jackson County Floridan     2017-03-21 kl. 00:48     216 words
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The Chipola Artist Series presents “Jump, Jive and Wail” featuring The Jive Aces, Tuesday, Mar. 28, in the Center for the Arts.

both the Olympic and Paralympic celebrations.
 
   
Princess Charlene joins Team Monaco at Special Olympics Winter Games
 
 Monaco Life     2017-03-21 kl. 00:29     698 words
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Princess Charlene joins Team Monaco for the Parade of Athletes during the opening Ceremony March 18 at the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria.

The Special Olympics World Games take place every two years and alternate between Summer and Winter Games, a schedule similar to the Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Bennett Blazers turn "I can't" into "I can"
 
 ABC2 News     2017-03-21 kl. 00:17     422 words
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"You got it, you got it!" "Push, push Olive!" All you'll ever hear come out of Gwena Herman's mouth is words of praise and encouragement. The one word you'll never hear is can't.

Several go on to compete in the Paralympics, the most famous "Blazer" being wheelchair racer Tatyana McFadden.
 
   
6th Fazza IPC Powerlifting World Cup Dubai 2015 set for launch
 
 Emirates247     2017-03-21 kl. 00:14     747 words
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The world's elite athletes have arrived to compete in the 6th Fazza IPC Powerlifting World Cup Dubai 2015 which gets under way on Sunday March 15 at Dubai Club for the Disabled.

Paralympic Committee.... Training programmes, lectures and workshops set up by the organising committee in cooperation with IPC (International Paralympic Committee) began under the theme 'Create your own ideal future in sport' by Aysha Al Muhairi, an IPC...
 
   
Osborne could be a potent weapon in this Brexit war | Polly Toynbee | Opinion
 
 DailyMe.Com     2017-03-21 kl. 00:11     142 words
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The Evening Standard’s new editor poisoned British politics, but pro-Europeans need his cunningThey booed George Osborne at the 2012 Paralympics, and what a joy it was to hear that great national raspberry ricochet round the stadium.

The Evening Standard’s new editor poisoned British politics, but pro-Europeans need his cunningThey booed George Osborne at the 2012 Paralympics, and what a joy it was to hear that great national raspberry ricochet round the stadium.Back then, the
 
   
Three world records fall at Dubai Grand Prix
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-20 kl. 23:54     1286 words
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Three world records fell on the opening day (Monday 20 March) of competition at the Dubai Grand Prix in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), kicking off the 2017 World Para Athletics season in fine style.

Three world records fell on the opening day (Monday 20 March) of competition at the Dubai Grand Prix in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), kicking off the 2017 World Para Athletics season in fine style.Algeria’s Paralympic shot put champion Asmahan

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Discover Your Power One Year Update
 
 PressReleasePoint     2017-03-20 kl. 23:52     729 words
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It’s been a year since Sir Chris Hoy called on sporting stars of the future to sign up to the #DiscoverYourPower talent identification campaign and

After two phases of testing, twelve athletes made it through to phase three - a three day training camp in Manchester led by Academy sprint coach Kevin Stewart and Paralympic medallist Pete Mitchell.
 
   
LeBron helps design shoe for disabled athletes, gives them to kids
 
 theScore.com     2017-03-20 kl. 23:46     192 words
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LeBron James is living out his dreams, and he's doing what he can to help others do the same. On Monday, the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar and Nike unveiled the LeBron Soldier 10 FlyEase.

LeBron helps design shoe for disabled athletes, gives them to kids.... On Monday, the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar and Nike unveiled the LeBron Soldier 10 FlyEase.The shoe is designed with disabled athletes in mind, with Velcro straps and zippers in...
 
   
SPORTS AMBASSADOR: Joe LeMar, Durfee coach and former Paralympian gold medalist, headed for Zambia
 
 Wicked Local Fall River     2017-03-20 kl. 23:39     349 words
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Greg Sullivan Herald News Staff Reporter SOMERSET – Joe LeMar has to keep his passport handy. The town resident, a track-and-field and cross country coach at Durfee High School, has been selected to be part of a U.S.

SPORTS AMBASSADOR: Joe LeMar, Durfee coach and former Paralympian gold medalist, headed for Zambia.... Olympic Committee, and national governing bodies of sport on programming in a variety of sports.” LeMar, 45, said he was chosen for his knowledge of paralympic...

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Blake, Lyle & Hahn among winners on day one in Dubai
 
 British Athletics     2017-03-20 kl. 23:36     504 words
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  Day one of the World Para Athletics Grand Prix was affected by windy conditions but there were race victories for Paralympic medallists Paul Blake (coach: Rob Ellchuk), Sophie Hahn (Joe McDonnell) and Maria Lyle (Ryan Freckleton) over 200m.

  Day one of the World Para Athletics Grand Prix was affected by windy conditions but there were race victories for Paralympic medallists Paul Blake (coach:... The race also featured Kadeena Cox (Brian Scobie), Paralympic gold medallist in the T38 400m...
 
   
Bishop Auckland Aiming for World Class Welcome
 
 North East Connected     2017-03-20 kl. 23:20     726 words
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A County Durham town is hoping to be recognised as one of the most welcoming in the country, thanks to its dedication to customer service and visitor experience.

customer service training, which originated in Canada, has already been used to train more than 200,000 people in the UK, including tens of thousands of volunteers and staff at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, which were widely praised
 
   
Classification system for Paralympic track and field 'open to abuse'
 
 The Guardian     2017-03-20 kl. 23:03     926 words
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Review by UK Athletics, the sport’s governing body, finds number of ways in which ‘flawed’ system can be undermined The classification system for

Classification system for Paralympic track and field 'open to abuse'.... Review by UK Athletics, the sport’s governing body, finds number of ways in which ‘flawed’ system can be undermined The classification system for. ...Paralympic track and field...

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LeBron helps design sneaker for disabled athletes
 
 Hamilton Community News     2017-03-20 kl. 23:02     7 words
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LeBron helps design sneaker for disabled

LeBron helps design sneaker for disabled athletes.

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Weekend roundup - March 20, 2017
 
 USA Track and Field     2017-03-20 kl. 23:01     845 words
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NEW YORK CITY -- For the third time in a row, Molly Huddle (Elmira, New York) took home the women’s title at the United Airlines NYC Half Marathon,

U.S. Paralympian Susannah Scaroni won the women’s wheelchair race in 55:06, cheered on by Tatyana McFadden holding the finish line.

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James helps design sneaker for disabled athletes
 
 toledoblade.com     2017-03-20 kl. 22:52     32 words
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Jose Luis Campo re-elected Americas Paralympic Committee President
 
 Around The Rings     2017-03-20 kl. 22:49     518 words
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Argentinian Jose Luis Campo was re-elected President of the Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) at the APC General Assembly held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Saturday (18 March). Campo received 16 votes; there were two abstentions and one vote was void.

Jose Luis Campo re-elected Americas Paralympic Committee President.... Argentinian Jose Luis Campo was re-elected President of the Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) at the APC General Assembly held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Saturday (18 March).

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LeBron helps design sneaker for disabled athletes
 
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LeBron helps design sneaker for disabled athletes
 
 Seymour Tribune     2017-03-20 kl. 22:42     256 words
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CLEVELAND — LeBron James has teamed up on a special sneaker for special athletes. The Cavaliers star and Nike have unveiled a new shoe designed for disabled athletes that can be slipped on and off more easily.

LeBron helps design sneaker for disabled athletes.... The Cavaliers star and Nike have unveiled a new shoe designed for disabled athletes that can be slipped on and off more easily.The LeBron Soldier 10 FlyEase is modeled after the signature shoe worn by...

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In pictures: Imperial Fringe goes to White City for Science & Sport Day
 
 MyScience     2017-03-20 kl. 22:39     875 words
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Families enjoyed a day of futuristic fun, as Imperial joined forces with Queens Park Rangers football club to bring sport science to life in W12. Last Saturday.

Going for Paralympic gold Regular sporting equipment is not ideal for most Paralympic athletes, which puts them at a serious disadvantage in competitions, despite their best effort and training.... Through their Sports Innovation Challenge , students have designed bespoke objects for some of Team GB’s top Paralympic...
 
   
Colorado’s Best Kid – Silver Medalist Sophia Herzog
 
 FOX 31 News KDVR     2017-03-20 kl. 22:35     99 words
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Please enable Javascript to watch this video She's a Silver Medalist Swimmer from the 2016 Paralympic Summer Games in Rio, and now she's got her sights set on the 2020 Summer Olympics.  Sophia Herzog turned 20 years old Today!

Please enable Javascript to watch this video She's a Silver Medalist Swimmer from the 2016 Paralympic Summer Games in Rio, and now she's got her sights set on the 2020 Summer Olympics.  Sophia Herzog turned 20 years old Today!Her hometown of
 
   
Pincher Archery Club receives $2,500
 
 Pincher Creek Echo     2017-03-20 kl. 21:49     240 words
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The Pincher Creek Archery Club received a $2,500 donation from Safari Club International (SCI) on March 16.

The range will be hosting an archery clinic with gold medal winning paralympian Kevin Evans, and the club has plans to host an outdoor shoot with 3D targets at Castle Mountain this July. “We’ve been working towards a partnership with the
 
   
Sport in the UAE – Going Out – Join the Manchester City Football schools in Al Ain and play just like a Boss
 
 Sport 360     2017-03-20 kl. 20:52     522 words
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Budding young footballers can now learn to play the Manchester City way at Al Ain’s Hazza bin Zayed Stadium as City Football Schools expand their coaching programme across the UAE.

Hashimi triumphs at the Elite Squash tournament DESC & JESS Jumeirah triumph in Dubai UAE Paralympic champion Al Hammadi eyes strong start to Grand Pri...
 
   
iF Design Award 2017 – BMW Group succeeds ten times BMW 5 Series Sedan receives highest accolade “iF Gold Award 2017”
 
 Web-Release.info     2017-03-20 kl. 20:48     613 words
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24 Views 0 Comments 4 minutes read   A total of five BMW Group brand models received the internationally renowned “iF Design Award 2017”: A

Moreover, the BMW Racing Wheelchair, which was designed as a competition wheelchair for the Paralympics, and the concept BMW Vision Ride Helmet, a motorcycle helmet concept with Head-Up Display, each received an iF Award.
 
   
COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES OPENS SEVENTEENTH SESSION
 
 United Nations Office at Geneva     2017-03-20 kl. 20:11     4053 words
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20 March 2017 The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities this afternoon opened its seventeenth session, hearing an address by the Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Participation in Special Olympics and Paralympics showcased the abilities and determination of girls and boys with disabilities and raised the profiles of children with disabilities in their communities.
 
   
Overcoming Injury And Old Skating Habits, Nancy Kerrigan Excited For Dancing Debut
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-20 kl. 20:07     1537 words
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, 1:13 p.m. (ET) Nancy Kerrigan (L) will compete on season 24 of "Dancing with the Stars" with dance pro Artem Chigvintsev (R).

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20 Times Team USA Women Stole The Show At The Rio Olympics
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-20 kl. 20:07     1965 words
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, 12:06 p.m. (ET)   As we celebrate Women of Team USA Week, there’s no better place to start than looking back at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. In an unprecedented showing, U.S.

Next up, she’ll follow in the steps of gymnasts before her including teammates Aly Raisman and Laurie Hernandez and compete on “Dancing with the Stars.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios,
 
   
Paris 2024 sign social charter with five trade unions
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-20 kl. 20:01     514 words
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A "wide-ranging" and "landmark" social charter has been signed by the Paris 2024 Bid Committee and five major trade unions in the French capital today.

agreement, which the Bid Committee claim "reinforces the strong unity" behind their attempt at securing the hosting rights for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.... "The CFDT has decided to support the candidature of Paris for the organisation of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic...

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Woman who sewed Tom Daley's trunks takes the plunge to open a new...
 
 Retford Times     2017-03-20 kl. 19:33     307 words
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A new coffee shop with a sewing theme is to open in time for Easter in an historic part of Lincoln.

"I made a sports suit for one athlete and he showed it to the paralympian Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson and she introduced me to a load of other athletes.
 
   
American Runner Molly Huddle and South African Wheelchair Racer Ernst Van Dyk Clinch Third Consecutive United Airlines NYC Half Titles
 
 Running Network     2017-03-20 kl. 19:24     1126 words
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Ethiopian Olympic silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa and U.S.

Ethiopian Olympic silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa and U.S.Paralympian Susannah Scaroni take the tape for the first time in New York City -...victories in the race on Sunday, March 19, as 21 Olympians and 11 Paralympians led the way for nearly 20,000...

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Mahindra Scorpio TOISA: PV Sindhu bags top honour
 
 Times of India     2017-03-20 kl. 19:10     742 words
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MUMBAI: The darling of Indian badminton and 2016 Rio Olympics silver medalist PV Sindhu padded her trophy collection, receiving two awards at the

This year's awards proudly honored the four lion-hearts who scripted India's most successful Paralympics ever: javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia, who broke his own record while claiming his second medal; Deepa Malik, who won silver in the shot put

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Kenyans Elisha Barno and Hellen Jepkurgat WIN 2017 SKECHERS PERFORMANCE LOS ANGELES MARATHON
 
 Running Network     2017-03-20 kl. 18:45     809 words
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Memorable Race Included Eight Official Guinness World Records - LOS ANGELES (March 19, 2017) – Conqur Endurance Group, the organizer of the 32nd

Perryman ran the final leg alongside Asher Stewart, a young athlete from Angel City Sports, the Paralympic Sports movement in Southern California.

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Hosszú unveils countdown clock for 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-20 kl. 18:37     432 words
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Triple Olympic and five-time world champion swimmer Katinka Hosszú has unveiled the countdown clock for the 2017 International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Championships in host city Budapest.

The World Championships will be held between July 14 and 30, with the eyes of the world set to be on Budapest after their bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics was withdrawn amid referendum fears.

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WWCCh2017: Five things we learned
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-20 kl. 18:27     626 words
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Here are some takeaways from the World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2017 ahead of PyeongChang 2018. The World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2017 was held 4-11 March in PyeongChang, South Korea, at the venue for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.

The World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2017 was held 4-11 March in PyeongChang, South Korea, at the venue for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.Here are five takeaways from the last major competition before PyeongChang 2018 .
 
   
High-achieving Emirati siblings geared up to...
 
 Dotemirates.com     2017-03-20 kl. 18:17     85 words
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DUBAI // A brother and sister who were candidates for high-achiever awards say they intend to set an example by achieving their goals.

Youth Olympics and the Paralympics in 2024.
 
   
8 New Zayn Malik Quotes that Make the World a Better Place
 
 Vanity Fair     2017-03-20 kl. 18:10     2124 words
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The former One Directioner turned solo star has said some new things. Zayn Malik at the Balmain show in Paris, March 2, 2017. By Swan Gallet/WWD/Rex/Shutterstock Zayn. We say it is as prayer. As hope. As invocation. Zayn!

Prince Harry and his new girlfriend Meghan Markle—whose privacy he recently defended in a lengthy statement released by Kensington Palace—met at the Invictus Games, in Toronto, the Paralympics-esque event he created.... Prince Harry and his new girlfriend Meghan Markle—whose privacy he recently defended in a lengthy statement released by Kensington Palace—met at the Invictus Games, in Toronto, the Paralympics...
 
   
High-achieving Emirati siblings geared up to accomplish very different goals
 
 Abu Dhabi National     2017-03-20 kl. 18:09     648 words
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Hosting the 2019 Special Olympics is a victory for UAE’s special needs community Topics: DUBAI // A brother and sister who were candidates for high-achiever awards say they intend to set an example by achieving their goals.

A cerebral palsy sufferer, Salem represented the UAE in World Karate Championship last year, becoming the first disabled person to do so. he has ambitions of competing at the 2018 Youth Olympics and the Paralympics in 2024.

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Paris 2024 promote swimming legacy goal by backing La Nuit de l’Eau
 
 ZwemZa     2017-03-20 kl. 17:36     482 words
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Tags Paris 2024 promote swimming legacy goal by backing La Nuit de l’Eau by ZwemZa on March 20th, 2017 Swimming for all will be a legacy goal

According to the Paris bid team, improved access to swimming for all will be a key legacy aim if the French capital is awarded the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Oprah to get video of Auckland kids' dreams from her all-time favourite guest who dared to dream
 
 ONE News     2017-03-20 kl. 17:18     341 words
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Oprah Winfrey is set to receive a video clip about some Auckland intermediate school children's dreams for their futures. Tererai Trent grew up poor in Zimbabwe and was married off at 11 to a violent husband – but she was a dreamer, and a believer.

Seven Sharp showed Ms Trent vision of the children holding up signs with their various dreams "to give kids a happy home"; "to help free the citizens of North Korea"; "to be in the paralympics"; "to find a cure for cancer"; and "to become a strong
 
   
Cheongju to stage 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-20 kl. 17:17     299 words
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Cheongju in South Korea has been announced as the host of the 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships. The flagship event will be held between May 1 and 12 at the Cheongju Shooting Ranges.

The flagship event will be held between May 1 and 12 at the Cheongju Shooting Ranges.It will be the first event where athletes can secure quota places for their countries for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.... The 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships will offer competitors the chance to earn quota spots for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic...

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Lee Kiefer Becomes First American Woman To Achieve No. 1 World Ranking In Foil Fencing
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-20 kl. 17:13     448 words
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, 10:53 a.m. (ET) At the age of 22, Lee Kiefer has ascended to a height no other American has reached before, becoming the first fencer to achieve the world No. 1 ranking in women’s foil.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “Besides an Olympic medal, obtaining a world No.
 
   
Suivez le Soleil ! - LA 2024 Press Release in French
 
 Around The Rings     2017-03-20 kl. 17:11     532 words
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Los Angeles - Pour célébrer la Journée internationale de la Francophonie, LA 2024 fait vœu d’honorer et de promouvoir le rôle de la langue française au sein du Mouvement olympique, si Los Angeles est élue ville hôte des Jeux de 2024.

contentera pas de mettre en œuvre la Règle 23 de la Charte olympique sur le bilinguisme – français et anglais – des annonces et de la signalétique des Jeux Olympiques et des Jeux Paralympiques, mais veillera, par surcroît, à la présence de
 
   
Suivez le Soleil ! - LA 2024 Press Release in English
 
 Around The Rings     2017-03-20 kl. 17:11     437 words
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Los Angeles - To mark International Francophonie Day, LA 2024 today vowed to honor and promote the role of the French language in the Olympic Movement should LA be elected host of the 2024 Games.

French and English in announcements and signage at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, LA 2024 will ensure that French-speaking volunteers are available to assist athletes and other attendees to make sure they feel at home in the City of Angels.

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People profile: Dame Sarah Storey
 
 Sports Management     2017-03-20 kl. 16:59     891 words
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Paralympic champion How did you first get into sport? It was through my parents and then my primary school. My head teacher put a huge emphasis on sport at primary school.

People profile: Dame Sarah Storey. Paralympic champion How did you first get into sport?... How were the Rio Paralympics?... Has the Paralympics changed?
 
   
Canada preserve unbeaten record at World Women's Curling Championship
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-20 kl. 16:51     402 words
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Canada are the only unbeaten team left at the World Women's Curling Championship as they edged Switzerland 8-6 to record their fifth straight win in Beijing today.

Action at the event in the Chinese capital, the host of the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, is due to continue tomorrow.Liam Morgan.

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Canada 150: The 15 times we were ultimately Canadian
 
 KamloopsBCNow     2017-03-20 kl. 16:23     1220 words
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To celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary, KamloopsBCNow is shining a light on our amazing country. In the weeks leading up to July 1st, we will be releasing articles on the best Canada has to offer.

Paralympian Rick Hansen and Canadian comedian and television host, Rick Mercer, decided to broadcast the two of them doing the jump on live TV.
 
   
Bromley Scouts meet new ambassador, Paralympic gold-medallist Ellie
 
 Bromley Times     2017-03-20 kl. 16:17     317 words
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12:20 20 March 2017 |12:20 20 March 2017 Luke May Charlotte Miles, aged 13 from the 23rd Bromley Scout Group, Ellie Simmonds and Alasdair Trimmer aged 16 from 5th Chislehurst Scout Group. Teaching Ellie how to do a friendship knot.

Bromley Scouts meet new ambassador, Paralympic gold-medallist Ellie. ...Simmonds.12:20 20 March 2017 |12:20 20 March 2017 Luke May Charlotte Miles, aged 13 from the 23rd Bromley Scout Group, Ellie Simmonds and Alasdair Trimmer aged 16 from 5th
 
   
S$20m plan to grow S’pore para sports over next four years
 
 Today Online     2017-03-20 kl. 16:16     800 words
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S’pore Disability Sports Council chief lays out ambitious plan to develop and grow disability sports SINGAPORE — After outstanding showings at the

S’pore Disability Sports Council chief lays out ambitious plan to develop and grow disability sports SINGAPORE — After outstanding showings at the. ...2015 Asean Para Games and the Paralympics held in the year after, the Singapore Disability

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PyeongChang Winter Olympic : Process of 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic preparation
 
 Before It's News     2017-03-20 kl. 15:53     391 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.com PyeongChang Winter Olympic is scheduled to take place from 9 to 25 February 2018.

That same year, PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games was founded, and the real preparation began.
 
   
Mom-Daughter Team Challenges Chicago Marathon Duo Limit
 
 Courthouse News Service     2017-03-20 kl. 15:45     562 words
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CHICAGO (CN) – A mother and daughter claim Bank of America’s 2017 Chicago Marathon discriminates against disabled athletes by only allowing six duo

CHICAGO (CN) – A mother and daughter claim Bank of America’s 2017 Chicago Marathon discriminates against disabled athletes by only allowing six duo. ...teams to compete, chosen through a lottery drawing held two months after the drawing for

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2020 Olympics golf venue to allow full membership for women
 
 Japan Times     2017-03-20 kl. 15:22     268 words
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The embattled golf venue for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics said Monday it decided to change its rules to allow women to become full members.

Yoshiro Mori, president of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee, said he is pleased with the move that keeps with the spirit of the Olympic charter. “I’d like to extend my gratitude to the members of the club for their
 
   
Atos and Siemens expand their strategic relationship to provide cybersecurity solutions for utilities, oil and gas industry in the U.S.
 
 Nasdaq     2017-03-20 kl. 15:20     781 words
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/PRNewswire/ -- Atos, a global leader in digital services, and Siemens, a global engineering leader, announce today they have entered into a

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market.

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Bath-based wheelchair fencer wins double gold
 
 itv.com     2017-03-20 kl. 15:16     261 words
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Piers Gilliver, right Photo: ITV News University of Bath-based wheelchair fencer Piers Gilliver won double gold when he competed at the IWAS World Cup in Pisa, Italy over the weekend.

the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Gilliver also struck gold on his international sabre debut.

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Endurance Futurity Graduate Scheme
 
 Bef     2017-03-20 kl. 15:15     30 words
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Paralympic equestrian stalwart Anne Dunham OBE announces her retirement 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 Nineteen-time equestrian gold medallist, Wiltshire’s Anne Dunham OBE, has today announced her retirement from the sport 10 .
 
   
Klebl puts silver lining around memorable year at Para-Nordic World Cup Finals in Japan
 
 Banff Crag & Canyon     2017-03-20 kl. 15:14     910 words
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Canmore's Chris Klebl capped off an incredible year that saw him fight back from being hospitalized less than three months ago to finishing his shortened season with a silver medal at the Para-Nordic World Cup Finals in Sapporo, Japan on Sunday.

45-year-old Paralympic champion snagged his second podium of the season after winning the silver in the men’s rare five-kilometre sit-ski competition.... We made some adjustments to the skis from yesterday and things came together well.” The three-time Paralympian...

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Star studded Christie charity ball raises vital funds for cancer patients
 
 Pocket Manchester     2017-03-20 kl. 14:44     706 words
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News from Pocket Manchester The Christie charity hosted its glamorous and star-studded annual ball on Saturday 18th March at the recently refurbished Principal hotel in Manchester city centre.

Rio 2016 Olympic gold medallists Nicola White (hockey player) and Stephanie Slater (paralympian swimmer) also attended.
 
   
Turkish President claims country deserves to host Olympic Games
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-20 kl. 14:40     432 words
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an believes his country "deserves" to host the Olympic Games and admitted he remains frustrated Istanbul was overlooked in the race for the 2020 event.

Olympics and Paralympics, marking their fifth failed bid for the Games.... Istanbul was beaten by Tokyo in the race for the 2020 Olympic Games © Erdo?an did not specifically address a future Turkish Olympic bid despite speculation that Erzurum may enter the race for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic...

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Meet Ellie Robinson (VIDEO)
 
 SwimSwam     2017-03-20 kl. 14:38     257 words
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By on SwimSwam Ellie Robinson, of Northampton, England made her debut at the Rio 2016 Paralympics representing Great Britain. At 13, Robinson set the British record in the 50-meter butterfly and the World record in the 100-meter butterfly.

By on SwimSwam Ellie Robinson, of Northampton, England made her debut at the Rio 2016 Paralympics representing Great Britain.... In Rio, Robinson took the gold in the 50-meter butterfly, setting a new Paralympics record time of 35.58.
 
   
Australia to celebrate first Paralympic Winter gold
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-20 kl. 14:21     497 words
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On 25 March, the APC will honour Michael Milton, who began Australia’s Winter Games success.

Australia to celebrate first Paralympic Winter gold.... On 25 March, the APC will honour Michael Milton, who began Australia’s Winter Games success.On 25 March the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) will celebrate 25 years since Para alpine legend...
 
   
Chaffey overcomes crash to win in Davenport
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-20 kl. 14:21     446 words
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The five-time Australian world champion won his first race since competing at Rio 2016.

damage to this bike so I slid off on the side and still did some damage to the bike and took some skin off and got back on.” It was Chaffey’s first race since missing the podium in the sport’s Paralympic debut at Rio 2016 .
 
   
What if your colleague turned out to be a serial killer?
 
 W24.co.za     2017-03-20 kl. 14:06     744 words
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6 true crime stories that everyone should read. The Stranger Beside Me by Ann Rule What would you do if you discovered that the person you thought you knew was a serial killer?

The Paralympic star athlete with a flourishing career, his beautiful law graduate and model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and the four gunshots that tragically ended her life.
 
   
Retirees in Rio to Receive R$250 Million of Lava Jato Money
 
 The Rio Times     2017-03-20 kl. 13:16     328 words
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-- By , Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A court in Rio de Janeiro has determined that the millions recovered in the state from the Lava Jato (Carwash) corruption scandal be used to pay more than 140,000 public servants retirees.

In June of 2016 Rio de Janeiro’s acting governor, Francisco Dornelles, declared a financial emergency in the state weeks before the start of the 2016 Olympics and Paralympic Games. --.
 
   
3 great ads I had nothing to do with #39: Mark Elwood on John Smith's,
 
 Media Week     2017-03-20 kl. 13:09     476 words
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Mark Elwood, joint ECD and founding partner at 101, reveals three great ads he admires but had nothing to do with

Channel 4 "We're The Superhumans" How did Channel 4 follow-up 2012's multi-award winning ‘Meet The Superhumans' – the spot that helped transform perceptions of the Paralympics? ‘We're The Superhumans' celebrated not just athletes, but also
 
   
KYUSHU RAILWAY : Luxury cruise ship eyed for around Kyushu in 2020
 
 4 Traders     2017-03-20 kl. 12:43     323 words
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A transportation firm is considering launching a luxury cruise ship service around the Kyushu area including Okinawa as early as 2020, the year Tokyo hosts the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the company's top official said Monday.

A transportation firm is considering launching a luxury cruise ship service around the Kyushu area including Okinawa as early as 2020, the year Tokyo hosts the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the company's top official said Monday.The cruise ship
 
   
Dame Sarah Storey to launch new women's team
 
 Cyclist.co.uk     2017-03-20 kl. 12:41     227 words
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Dame Sarah Storey, Britain's most successful ever Paralympian with 25 medals across cycling and swimming disciplines, is set to launch a new elite women's cycling team.

Dame Sarah Storey, Britain's most successful ever Paralympian with 25 medals across cycling and swimming disciplines, is set to launch a new elite women's cycling team.  Husband Barney Storey, who himself has won three Paralympic medals as a pilot,
 
   
New trains for Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line
 
 IChainnel     2017-03-20 kl. 12:20     120 words
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JAPAN’s Tokyu Corporation announced on March 17 that it has ordered three 10-car commuter EMUs for the 31.5km Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line, which links Shibuya station in Tokyo with the city’s south western suburbs and Chuo-Rinkan in Kanagawa prefecture.

prefecture.The 1.5kV dc overhead sets will be classified 2020 series in recognition of the 2020 Olympic Games and Paralympics, which will be held in Tokyo.

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