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Ukraina stoppar rysk artist i Eurovision
 
 Sveriges Radio P1     2017-03-22 kl. 14:52     292 words
 
Ukrainas säkerhetstjänst har beslutat stoppa Rysslands sångerska Julia Samojlova från att deltaga i Eurovisionsschlagerfestivalen i finalen i Kiev i maj, rapporterar vår Rysslandskorrespondent Maria Persson Löfgren.

Hon framträdde vid Sotji OS paraolympics och vid konserten på Krim handlade det också om att framhäva handikappidrotten.
 
   
Ukraina stoppar ryskt bidrag i Eurovision
 
 Sveriges Radio     2017-03-22 kl. 14:10     395 words
 
Den ryska sångerskan Julia Samojlova får inte komma in i Ukraina för att delta i Eurovision 9-13 maj. Det har den ukrainska säkerhetstjänsten SBU beslutat.

Hon har sedan dess vunnit flera sångtävlingar och uppträdde under öppningsceremoni till de paralympiska spelen i Sotji 2014.
 
   
ICA blir ny huvudsponsor till Special Olympics Sweden
 
 Presskontakt.se     2017-03-22 kl. 10:29     98 words
 
och förlänger samtidigt sitt samarbete som huvudsponsor till Svenska Parasportförbundet och Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté.

ICA blir ny huvudsponsor till Special Olympics Sweden. och förlänger samtidigt sitt samarbete som huvudsponsor till Svenska Parasportförbundet och Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté.ICA kommer att ha en aktiv roll i arbetet med att sprida kunskap om
 
   
ICA blir ny huvudsponsor till Special Olympics Sweden
 
 Cision Wire     2017-03-22 kl. 10:00     311 words
 
och förlänger samtidigt sitt samarbete som huvudsponsor till Svenska Parasportförbundet och Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté.

ICA blir ny huvudsponsor till Special Olympics Sweden. och förlänger samtidigt sitt samarbete som huvudsponsor till Svenska Parasportförbundet och Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté.ICA kommer att ha en aktiv roll i arbetet med att sprida kunskap om

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Special Olympics-guld till Lovisa och Felix
 
 Sveriges Radio Jämtland     2017-03-21 kl. 17:01     107 words
 
Lovisa Danielsson från Frösön och Felix Nilsson från Änge, Offerdal tog på tisdagen varsin guldmedalj vid Special Olympics World Winter games i Österrike. De vann tävlingen över 1 km.

Foto: Parasport Sverige. Lovisa Danielsson, Östersund och Felix Nilsson, Offerdal - guldmedaljöre vid Special Olympics World Games i Österrike (arkivbild)-
 
   
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Dozens nominate for NSW by-elections
 
 GWN7 - Yahoo7     2017-03-23 kl. 08:21     324 words
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Minor political parties have snared the top three spots on the ballot papers for all three NSW by-elections next month.

The seven-time Paralympian is a favourite to win the state's most marginal seat which has been vacated by cancer-suffering Labor MP Kathy Smith.

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“Navarino Challenge 2017”: A successful recipe!
 
 National Herald     2017-03-23 kl. 08:18     501 words
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Messinia will be in a “festive” mood for a 5th consecutive year, as it hosts the ultimately successful sports tourism event “Navarino Challenge”; which is now considered an annual establishment of Greece.

I’ve traveled all across the world running and racing and am the proud ambassador of the 5th Annual Navarino Challenge this October!” Grigoris Polychronidis, holder now of four Paralympic medals in boccia stated on the occasion of his
 
   
Team USA Wins First World Baseball Classic Title With Power, Pitching And Finesse
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-23 kl. 07:34     462 words
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, 1:12 a.m. (ET) A general view is seen before the United States takes on Puerto Rico during Game 3 of the Championship Round of the 2017 World Baseball Classic at Dodger Stadium on March 22, 2017 in Los Angeles.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
State of Sport: Fifa's former doctor says painkiller use risks footballers' health
 
 BBC     2017-03-23 kl. 07:11     1541 words
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Elite footballers' "abuse" of legal painkillers risks their health and could "potentially" have life-threatening implications, says Fifa's former chief medical officer.

A government-commissioned review into safety and wellbeing in British sport, headed by 11-time Paralympic champion Baroness Grey-Thompson, is due to be published imminently.Professor Dvorak collected data about the intake of medication by all

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Coastal pair honoured
 
 Northwest Tasmania Advocate     2017-03-23 kl. 07:10     458 words
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Deon Kenzie and Mike Gunson among Tasmanian athletes nominated for Arthletics Australia awards Deon Kenzie and Mike Gunson have been recognised for their breakout year in athletics in 2016.

Deon Kenzie and Mike Gunson among Tasmanian athletes nominated for Arthletics Australia awards Deon Kenzie and Mike Gunson have been recognised for their breakout year in athletics in 2016.Kenzie returned home from the 2016 Rio Paralympics with a
 
   
Hope's hope for an inspirational track dream
 
 CBS 7     2017-03-23 kl. 06:15     100 words
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MONAHANS - Hope Santigo is no ordinary track athlete for the Monahans Middle school track team. Santigo suffers from Caudal regression syndrome. The congenital disorder in which there is abnormal fetal development of the lower spine.

Santigo hopes to be an inspiration for disabled athletes across West Texas and show anyone can compete in sports.
 
   
Rockland Sports Hall of Fame to Induct Six
 
 RocklandCountyTimes     2017-03-23 kl. 05:51     791 words
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BY JAMIE KEMPTON The Rockland County Sports Hall of Fame will honor six individuals during its 44 th annual induction banquet on Saturday, April 22 at the Pearl River Elks Club in Nanuet. Reception is at 6 p.m. followed by the induction program at 7 p.

major events; World Masters, Special Olympics and Paralympics, the Warrior Games at West Point, and a multitude of college and scholastic championship meets.
 
   
Alabama wheelchair basketball team reflects on fifth national title
 
 Tuscaloosa News     2017-03-23 kl. 04:57     579 words
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By In any sport, it’s often said that defense wins championships, and the Alabama women’s wheelchair basketball program knows more than a thing or two about championships.

Beijer won a bronze medal at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio as a member of the Netherlands national team.
 
   
Record Number of UQ Sporting Scholarships Awarded
 
 University of Queensland     2017-03-23 kl. 04:26     1672 words
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A record 56 University of Queensland students – including five Olympic and Paralympic representatives – have received 2017 UQ Sporting Scholarships.

A record 56 University of Queensland students – including five Olympic and Paralympic representatives – have received 2017 UQ Sporting Scholarships.They include three-time Paralympic gold medallist Brenden Hall ; Rio Olympic bronze medallists
 
   
Algerian thrower and British sprinters on top in Dubai
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-03-23 kl. 03:46     264 words
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Nick Butler Wednesday, 22 March 2017 British sprinters enjoyed a strong third day of competition at the 2017 World Para Athletics Dubai Grand Prix at the city's Club for the Disabled today.

British sprinting success was led by world and Paralympic 100m T38 champion Sophie Hahn.... The 17-year-old Paralympic bronze medallist finishing in 14.38, more than two seconds clear of the field.

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Record Number of UQ Sporting Scholarships Awarded
 
 MyScience     2017-03-23 kl. 03:17     544 words
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Left to right: Breanna Koenen (AFL), Callum Breetzke (Surf Life Saving), Meg Gemmell (Rugby Sevens), and Leo Lark (Weightlifting) A record 56

Left to right: Breanna Koenen (AFL), Callum Breetzke (Surf Life Saving), Meg Gemmell (Rugby Sevens), and Leo Lark (Weightlifting) A record 56. ...University of Queensland students – including five Olympic and Paralympic representatives – have received...

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Federal budget bumps up monthly carding money for Canada’s top athletes
 
 News 1130     2017-03-23 kl. 02:21     581 words
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CALGARY – Canada’s athletes will see a raise in their monthly cheque. The country’s top athletes receive money from Sport Canada via the Athletes Assistance Program to help pay for groceries, housing and utilities.

I think athletes deserve $2,000 a month.” About 2,000 athletes who compete in Olympic and Paralympic sport, and who rank in the top 16 in the world or who are deemed to have the potential to get there, receive carding money.

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Sports champs recognised
 
 Shepparton News Online     2017-03-23 kl. 02:13     530 words
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This year’s first Greater Shepparton Sports Hall of Fame ceremony will induct 27 of the region’s best athletes.

INAUGURAL CLASS Greater Shepparton Sports Hall of Fame inductees ?Max Carlos, boxer. ?Kate Church, Paralympic swimmer. ?Andrew Cleave and Dave Power, motorcycle speedway riders. ?Michael Dobbie, Paralympic tennis player. ?Christine Dobson,

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Feds bump up carding money for athletes
 
 Midland Mirror     2017-03-23 kl. 02:03     587 words
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CALGARY — Canada's athletes will see a raise in their monthly cheque. The country's top athletes receive money from Sport Canada via the Athletes Assistance Program to help pay for groceries, housing and utilities.

About 2,000 athletes who compete in Olympic and Paralympic sport, and who rank in the top 16 in the world or who are deemed to have the potential to get there, receive carding money.... The COC and the Canadian Paralympic Committee both released...

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Media Release: Rapiscan security in play for GC2018
 
 Medianet     2017-03-23 kl. 02:02     510 words
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Media Release Rapiscan security in play for GC2018 The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) today welcomed world renowned

It is a leader in event security solutions, having supported major sporting events such as the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
 
   
Iran's Para-Athletes Win 6 Medals at Fazza IPC Athletics Grand Prix
 
 Big News Network     2017-03-23 kl. 01:59     31 words
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian male and female para-athletes managed to collect six medals at the 9th edition of Fazza International Paralympic Committee (IPC)

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian male and female para-athletes managed to collect six medals at the 9th edition of Fazza International Paralympic Committee (IPC). ...Athletics Grand Prix Competition in the United Ar.
 
   
Balancing performance and academia at ACU
 
 CathNews     2017-03-23 kl. 01:50     346 words
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The program helps balance the demands of being an athlete or performer with academic pursuits to excel both on and off the field. Last year the University supported 360 student athletes and performers across more than 70 disciplines.

the difference between continuing studies or not.”  The most high-profile example is the four ACU students who attended the Olympics and Paralympics in Rio in 2016:... Among their ranks were athletes who have represented their country at national competitions (including Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Bolt runs as guide for blind Paralympian
 
 Gulf News     2017-03-23 kl. 01:48     245 words
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Sprinter runs alongside Guilhermina in Rio as part of goodwill tour Rio de Janeiro: Star sprinter Usain Bolt continued his goodwill tour of Rio de Janeiro as a guide runner for Paralympic champion athlete Terezinha Guilhermina.

Bolt runs as guide for blind Paralympian.... Star sprinter Usain Bolt continued his goodwill tour of Rio de Janeiro as a guide runner for Paralympic champion athlete Terezinha Guilhermina.The 28-year-old Jamaican smiled as he held the Brazilian’s hand in...
 
   
Canadian Paralympic Committee and Canadian Paralympians applaud increased Federal Government support for Athlete Assistance Program in Budget 2017
 
 Canada NewsWire     2017-03-23 kl. 01:37     574 words
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/CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee and Canadian Paralympians are pleased with and grateful for the investment in sport announced in the 2017

Canadian Paralympic Committee and Canadian Paralympians applaud increased Federal Government support for Athlete Assistance Program in Budget 2017. /CNW/ -... The Canadian Paralympic Committee and Canadian Paralympians are pleased with and grateful for...

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Kiev bans Russia singer from Eurovision
 
 The Gulf Today     2017-03-23 kl. 01:22     313 words
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Kiev: Tensions between Russia and Ukraine spread to the Eurovision Song Contest on Wednesday after Kiev banned a Russian contestant from entering the country over a past performance in Moscow-annexed Crimea.

Samoilova performed at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, as well as at a gala concert in Crimea aimed at popularising sport in June 2015.

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Colorado Springs Olympic Museum project nearing final hurdles
 
 Colorado Springs Gazette     2017-03-23 kl. 01:10     846 words
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Preliminary concept renderings for the United States Olympic Museum were released at a press conference Thursday, May 14, 2015.

The museum, designed as a showcase for the nation's Olympic and Paralympic movements through exhibits and displays, is being counted on by community leaders to boost area tourism and inject life into southwest downtown Colorado Springs.
 
   
Fierce Females Making Industry Inroads: Jess Gallagher
 
 Renegade Collective     2017-03-23 kl. 01:04     288 words
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Jess Gallagher, athlete The first Australian to win a medal at both the Summer and Winter Paralympic Games, Jessica has represented Australia in

Jess Gallagher. Jess Gallagher, athlete The first Australian to win a medal at both the Summer and Winter Paralympic Games, Jessica has represented Australia in. ...alpine skiing, athletics and track cycling – all with a rare eye disease, cone...
 
   
Wheel Blacks to play in Christchurch for first time since 2006 World Championships
 
 Nelson Mail     2017-03-23 kl. 00:45     268 words
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Christchurch-man Cody Everson will play in front of a home crowd in five tests against Australia next month. The Wheel Blacks and Australia will renew their rivalry in a five-match test series in Christchurch next month.

The five tests against the Paralympic champions will be played at Pioneer Stadium from April 7-9, and the winner will walk away with the Ken Sowden Cup.... It will also provide an invaluable opportunity to assess where the team is at with a distant eye on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics...

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Wheel Blacks return to Chch
 
 The Press NZ     2017-03-23 kl. 00:41     260 words
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The Wheel Blacks and Australia will renew their rivalry in a five-match test series in Christchurch next month.

finished second in. The five tests against the Paralympic champions will be played at Pioneer Stadium from April 7-9, and the winner will walk away with the Ken Sowden Cup.... It will also provide an invaluable opportunity to assess where the team is at with a distant eye on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics...

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Canada secure play-off spot at World Women's Curling Championship
 
 Inside The Games     2017-03-23 kl. 00:32     346 words
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Liam Morgan Wednesday, 22 March 2017 Canada sealed their spot in the play-off stage of the World Women's Curling Championship

Action in Beijing, the host city of the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, continues tomorrow.

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Federal budget bumps up monthly carding money for Canada's top athletes
 
 1310 NEWS     2017-03-23 kl. 00:29     368 words
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- 1310 NEWS Loading articles... by The Canadian Press Posted Mar 22, 2017 6:19 pm EDT OTTAWA – Canada’s athletes will see a raise in their monthly cheque after Wednesday’s federal budget.

1310 NEWS Loading articles... by The Canadian Press Posted Mar 22, 2017 6:19 pm EDT OTTAWA – Canada’s athletes will see a raise in their monthly cheque after Wednesday’s federal budget.The country’s Olympians and Paralympians receive money
 
   
10 Team USA Women Everyone Should Look Up To
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-23 kl. 00:19     1066 words
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, 6:05 p.m. (ET) As TeamUSA.org celebrates Women of Team USA Week, as part of Women’s History Month, here’s a look at 10 of the countless female athletes everyone should look up to – for their contributions on and off the field of play – and why.

why.Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.... 5. Tatyana McFadden, Paralympic Track And Field Born with spina bifida and paralyzed from the waist down, the 17-time Paralympic medalist spent...
 
   
DAME SARAH STOREY LAUNCHES STOREY RACING INTO ELITE PELOTON
 
 CyclingWorldMag.co.uk     2017-03-23 kl. 00:19     761 words
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On Saturday 18th March, Dame Sarah and Barney Storey launched Storey Racing and announced their return to the elite women’s peloton.

Speaking at the launch, Britain’s greatest ever female Paralympian and adidas Sport Eyewear athlete, Dame Sarah Storey said, “I am delighted to be able to bring an elite women’s racing team back in to the UK peloton, with a line-up of
 
   
Wheelchair basketball gives students another outlook
 
 Cincinnati.com     2017-03-23 kl. 00:19     373 words
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Cincinnati Country Day students learn about differences through wheelchair basketball Buy Photo Cincinnati Country Day School students

He has competed with a number of teams in Paralympic competition.

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Records and qualifiers for Para athletes at NZ Champs
 
 New Zealand Herald     2017-03-23 kl. 00:11     448 words
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Eleven World Para athletics championships qualifying performances and nine New Zealand Para athletics records highlighted a very successful Jennian Homes 2017 NZ Track and Field Championships in Hamilton.

Eleven World Para athletics championships qualifying performances and nine New Zealand Para athletics records highlighted a very successful Jennian Homes 2017 NZ Track and Field Championships in Hamilton.Rio 2016 Paralympics silver medallist Holly
 
   
Lyle among the winners as newcomers set their mark
 
 British Athletics     2017-03-22 kl. 23:36     727 words
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There were a number of wins for some of Britain’s finest para athletes on the third day of action in Dubai, with Maria Lyle (coach: Ryan Freckleton)

After moving to Oaklands College after the Paralympics last September, the 17 year-old T35 athlete has been working hard on getting into the best possible shape ahead the World Para Athletics Championships this summer, and has started with two fine
 
   
Budget bumps up carding money for athletes
 
 Hamilton Spectator     2017-03-22 kl. 23:25     118 words
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OTTAWA — Canada's athletes will see a raise in their monthly cheque after Wednesday's federal budget.

OTTAWA — Canada's athletes will see a raise in their monthly cheque after Wednesday's federal budget.The country's Olympians and Paralympians receive money from the Athletes Assistance Program, also known as carding money, to help pay their

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Federal budget bumps up monthly carding money for Canada's top athletes
 
 Brandon Sun     2017-03-22 kl. 23:22     114 words
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OTTAWA - Canada's athletes will see a raise in their monthly cheque after Wednesday's federal budget.

OTTAWA - Canada's athletes will see a raise in their monthly cheque after Wednesday's federal budget.The country's Olympians and Paralympians receive money from the Athletes Assistance Program, also known as carding money, to help pay their grocery...

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Track & Field hosts Aztec Invitational this weekend
 
 Aztecs     2017-03-22 kl. 23:16     577 words
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SAN DIEGO - Updated Weds., March 22 at 2:15 p.m.Meet Information | Meet Schedule | Heat Sheets | Pole Vault Progression | Live Results No. 25 San Diego State track and field hosts the 39th annual Aztec Invitational Fri., March 24 and Sat.

The meet features 17 collegiate programs and numerous club, National team and unattached athletes, and includes open, Paralympic, high school and invitational competition.... The meet features 17 collegiate programs and numerous club, National team and unattached athletes, and includes open, Paralympic...

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Beatles' home city to celebrate world's first rock-art album
 
 Xinhua News Agency     2017-03-22 kl. 22:58     908 words
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LIVERPOOL, March 22 (Xinhua) -- A three-week long festival was announced Wednesday in Liverpool to celebrate the release 50 years ago of the iconic album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.

Conceptually driven by artistic directors Sean Doran and Liam Browne, the festival will see the involvement of international names such as GroupeF (the organisation behind several Olympic and Paralympic closing ceremonies), Mark Morris Dance Group

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Meet Ethelda Bleibtrey, America’s First Female Swimming Gold Medalist
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-22 kl. 22:52     1388 words
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, 5:22 p.m. (ET) When Ethelda Bleibtrey won the 100-meter freestyle at the Antwerp 1920 Olympic Games, she became the first American woman to win an Olympic gold medal in swimming.

the victors.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
At Just 19 Years Old, Katie Ledecky Youngest Inductee To Maryland Women’s Hall Of Fame
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-22 kl. 22:52     426 words
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, 4:08 p.m. (ET) Katie Ledecky celebrates winning gold in the women's 200-meter freestyle at the 16th FINA World Championships at the Kazan Arena on Aug. 5, 2015 in Kazan, Russia.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
But first, let's take a selfie! U.S. Sports Envoy Stephanie Jallen is..
 
 TaableNote News     2017-03-22 kl. 22:31     27 words
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But first, let's take a selfie! U.S. Sports Envoy Stephanie Jallen is in Korea sharing her Paralympic experience with local students!

U.S. Sports Envoy Stephanie Jallen is in Korea sharing her Paralympic experience with local students!#TeamUSAinKorea (From:
 
   
Theresa May: Westminster attack was 'sick and depraved'
 
 Stray FM     2017-03-22 kl. 22:10     675 words
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Theresa May has condemned the "sick and depraved" attack on London in which four people died - including the terrorist. The Prime Minister praised the "exceptional bravery" of police during the attack.

Family: Paralympians Charlotte Henshaw and Matt Walker are to provide a unique opportunity for disabled swimmers to come and try para-swimming and diving in Harrogate.
 
   
ATOZ Distribution heads to Baselworld with latest acquisition Jacques Lemans
 
 National Association of Jewellers     2017-03-22 kl. 21:53     397 words
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Company Name : Atoz Distribution Ltd Press Contact Name : Tom Kennett Press Contact Telephone Number : 07702798947 Press Contact Email : tomk@atozdistribution.co.

sponsoring the Paralympics World Cup ski event in Austria.
 
   
Olesya Vladykina, Russia - Women's 100m Breaststroke SB8
 
 Dailymotion     2017-03-22 kl. 21:44     7 words
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Pin Xiu Yip, Singapore - Women's 50m Backstroke S3
 
 Dailymotion     2017-03-22 kl. 21:44     7 words
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Sarah Louise Rung, Norway - Women's 200m Individual Medley SM5
 
 Dailymotion     2017-03-22 kl. 21:44     7 words
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Ukraine bans Russia’s Eurovision entrant over Crimea tour
 
 Times of Suriname     2017-03-22 kl. 21:21     138 words
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  Ukraine, host nation for the 2017 Eurovision song contest, has banned the Russian entrant from entering the country, citing an unauthorised visit to Crimea.

The 27-year-old, who has been a wheelchair user since childhood, had previously sung at the opening of the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi.
 
   
NPC salutes GOC President and new executives
 
 Ghana News Agency     2017-03-22 kl. 20:58     309 words
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Print Wednesday 22nd March, 2017 Accra, March 21, GNA - The National Paralympic Committee (NPC), has congratulated Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah for his election as the president of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC).

The National Paralympic Committee (NPC), has congratulated Mr.... The National Paralympic Committee (NPC), has congratulated Mr.

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Olympic legacy: Looking forwards not backwards
 
 University of Salford     2017-03-22 kl. 19:44     522 words
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A charity is calling for an £11m investment in a social coaching programme to boost life chances of young people across the UK, when it presents an

A charity is calling for an £11m investment in a social coaching programme to boost life chances of young people across the UK, when it presents an. ...in-depth report on Britain’s legacy from the 2012 and 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in the
 
   
Businesses step up to support Wiltshire’s sporting stars
 
 Business Biscuit     2017-03-22 kl. 19:41     478 words
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Around £50,000 was raised by businesses and organisations to help support the next generation of Wiltshire sports stars at the fourth annual Business and Sports Gala Dinner - £4,000 more than last year’s dinner.

The dinner - attended by the Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire, Mrs Sarah Rose Troughton and Sir David Hempleman-Adams, the High Sheriff of Wiltshire - was held to raise money for local Olympians and Paralympians, building on the success of the 2012 and
 
   
Teen powerlifter Bonnie eyeing Tokyo 2020 Paralympics
 
 Borneo Post Online     2017-03-22 kl. 19:34     335 words
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Bonnie poses with his gold medal after returning home yesterday. KUCHING: A national para powerlifter from Sarawak proved that the sky is the limit, after breaking the World Junior IPC Powerlifting record in Dubai recently.

Teen powerlifter Bonnie eyeing Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.... Meanwhile, Bonnie has already set his sights on representing Malaysia in this year’s ASEAN Para Games and the Paralympics in Tokyo in 2020. “I’ll give it all my best to improve in making everyone...

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Incoming performance director reassured by British Cycling after concerns
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-22 kl. 19:33     444 words
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Stephen Park has claimed British Cycling have eased any concerns he had prior to taking up the role of performance director at the national governing body.

Stephen Park is taking up the performance director role having been the Royal Yachting Association’s Olympic manager ©British Cycling Six-time Paralympic champion Darren Kenny also alleged that Sutton had made derogatory remarks, with the

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Prospective first-timers to Japan targeted in new survey
 
 Nikkei Asian Review     2017-03-22 kl. 19:27     405 words
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TOKYO -- New market research will identify the places, activities and food that appeal to people who have never been to Japan, information vital to meeting the needs of international visitors.

The government aims to lift the figure to 40 million in 2020, when Tokyo hosts the Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Army's Anandan Gunasekaran Wins 400m World Para GP Silver
 
 Times of India     2017-03-22 kl. 19:26     643 words
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PUNE: Life is never short of challenges at the Line of Control (LOC) in Jammu & Kashmir, but it was risk at every step for 10 Engineering regiment's Anandan Gunasekaran.

With his performance on Tuesday, Anandan has qualified for the International Paralympic Committee organized World Para athletics championships to be held from July 14 in London.
 
   
The Aesthetic: The world of player exclusive sneakers
 
 Yard Barker     2017-03-22 kl. 19:12     1541 words
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For fans and consumers, the world of sneakers is very much about exclusivity.

Paralympic sprinter April Holmes showed off a pair of hot pink Air Jordan PEs a few weeks ago.
 
   
KT Tape Extends Partnership With U.S. Soccer
 
 SGB Media     2017-03-22 kl. 18:53     288 words
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KT Tape and the U.S. Soccer Federation have extended their partnership through 2020. KT Tape will remain the official kinesiology tape for all U.S. soccer teams and programs – from youth national teams and the Development Academy up to the U.S.

The partnership will support players through training, competition and recovery as they set their sights on qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 in France and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic

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Paris 2024 sign agreement with French railway giant SNCF Group
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-22 kl. 18:49     533 words
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The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee has signed an agreement with SNCF Group, France's national state-owned railway company. The organisation has pledged to use its international network to "bring territories closer".

The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee has signed an agreement with SNCF Group, France's national state-owned railway company.... Yesterday, however, Estanguet said there would be "no Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris in 2028" if their...

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Annual Katie Samson Foundation Lacrosse Festival slated for April 29
 
 Main Line Times     2017-03-22 kl. 18:17     576 words
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Radnor >> The Katie Samson Foundation (KSF) Lacrosse Festival, celebrating its 17th year, will be held April 29 at Radnor High School.

The Festival, which attracts more than 10,000 fans each year, also features disabled athletes demonstrating wheelchair rugby, tennis and basketball games; youth games; more than 20 vendors; more than 50 major sponsors; and two FanZones which will

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Swimming - women's 50m freestyle S5 - 2013 IPC Swimming World Championships Montreal
 
 Dailymotion     2017-03-22 kl. 18:11     7 words
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Gilliver strikes double gold in Pisa
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-22 kl. 18:10     388 words
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The British wheelchair fencer was among the Rio 2016 medallists to record their first wins of the season. Rio 2016 Paralympic medallists struck gold at the latest wheelchair fencing World Cup in Pisa, Italy, from 17-19 March.

Rio 2016 Paralympic medallists struck gold at the latest wheelchair fencing World Cup in Pisa, Italy, from 17-19 March.Great Britain’s Piers Gilliver came away with double victories, winning the men’s epee and sabre category A events.
 
   
Yulia Samoylova performed during the opening ceremony of the 2014
 
 Belfast Telegraph     2017-03-22 kl. 18:10     20 words
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Ukraine bans Russia's Eurovision contestant due to Crimea visit

Yulia Samoylova performed during the opening ceremony of the 2014. ...Paralympic Games in Sochi (AP) .Ukraine bans Russia's Eurovision contestant due to Crimea visit.
 
   
Athletics: Rome Marathon set for April 2nd
 
 Runners Web     2017-03-22 kl. 17:25     1081 words
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23rd ACEA MARATONA DI ROMA On Sunday, April 2, the event will be broadcast live on the TV channel RaiSport and in 120 countries. The start is in via dei Fori Imperiali at 8:35 am. The route includes more than 500 famous locations.

Recordman and former F1 driver Alex Zanardi is the most expected protagonist: after six participations and five wins (in 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016, when Zanardi set the route's record of 1:09.15), the 50-year-old paralympic and world champion
 
   
Arendz, Young win silver at Para-Nordic World Cup finale
 
 CBC     2017-03-22 kl. 17:20     582 words
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Canadians capture crystal globe, 1st biathlon medal on elite circuit, respectively ?Mark Arendz has plenty to celebrate ahead of his 27th birthday next week. The Hartsville, P.E.I.

He was first in 2013, one year prior to his two-medal showing at the Sochi Paralympics in Russia....Paralympian fought back into contention for second.
 
   
UAE add five more medals to their haul
 
 Gulf News     2017-03-22 kl. 17:19     514 words
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Dubai: The UAE had a field day winning five medals even as Algerian athletes dominated the podium on a record-breaking second day at the Ninth Fazza World Para-Athletics Championship Dubai 2017 at the Dubai Club for the Disabled Stadium on Tuesday.

Rio Paralympic champion Asmahan Boudjadar, meanwhile, held off a strong challenge from five Emirati athletes in the shot put wheelchair women’s F32/33 final setting a new African record of 5.88m to clinch her second gold medal.

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COMMUNITY: Leyton Orient Trust bring Boccia and a smile to elderly residents
 
 Leyton Orient     2017-03-22 kl. 17:08     605 words
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Author: Sam Few The Leyton Orient Trust’s work in the community includes a weekly Boccia session with the residents of Doreen Capstan House in Leytonstone.

Boccia is typically associated with being a Paralympic sport and is like bowls but the one main rule is that you have to remain seated.
 
   
Pay Dispute Threatens Integrity of Women's Hockey Championships
 
 Around The Rings     2017-03-22 kl. 17:02     145 words
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Launched (03/22/17) SportAccord 2017 Opening Ceremony Unveiled (03/22/17) Asian Paralympic Committee conclude successful coordination commission visit ahead of 2018 Asian Para Games (03/21/17).

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Ex-Bath College student and Sophie Kamlish in call to broadcasters to
 
 The Bath Chronicle     2017-03-22 kl. 16:53     35 words
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By| Posted: March 22, 2017 Simeon Wakely, left, and Paralympian Sophie Kamlish, right, leading the way in call to broadcasters to improve disabled sports coverage

March 22, 2017 Simeon Wakely, left, and Paralympian Sophie Kamlish, right, leading the way in call to broadcasters to improve disabled sports coverage.
 
   
Romero hopes Sao Paulo 2017 can give his career a boost
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-22 kl. 16:47     530 words
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The Argentinian table tennis player, who won silver at Buenos Aires 2013, believes competing at the fourth Youth Parapans will help him grow as a person and an athlete. Elias Romero hopes to make it to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

Elias Romero hopes to make it to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.© • Elias Romero Related News “The Youth Parapans are also important because they give young athletes a platform to showcase their abilities and, maybe later, reach a World
 
   
Paralympians Make A Splash Coaching Local Para-Swimming Squad
 
 Stray FM     2017-03-22 kl. 16:32     156 words
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The Harrogate Borough Council performance swimming programme works with the Amateur Swimming Association to offer children and adults with disabilities the chance to become involved in swimming.

Paralympians Make A Splash Coaching Local Para-Swimming Squad.... We chatted to Disability Swimming Coach, Richard Heselton about the club… This month Harrogate Disability Swimming Hub Club has teamed up with Paralympians Charlotte Henshaw and Matt Walker...
 
   
Summer Series 2017, Somerset House
 
 Culture Whisper     2017-03-22 kl. 16:30     945 words
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Of all our cultural institutions, music venues tend to have the least decorous reputation: claustrophobic, beer-soaked, and over-crowded. It’s an unfair caricature but there’s a grain of truth to it.

Birdy , 12 July Despite being only 20 years old, Jasmine van den Bogaerde has performed at the London 2012 Paralympics, been nominated for a Brit Award for British Female Solo Artist, and written songs for hit movies including The Hunger Games and
 
   
Blazing New Trails: Updates in the Care of Children with Cerebral Palsy
 
 4 Traders     2017-03-22 kl. 16:17     723 words
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Release date- 21032017 - BASKING RIDGE, N.J. and ATLANTA, G.A- Blazing New Trails, a new educational initiative, launched today to bring information and support to families impacted by Cerebral Palsy (CP).

About BlazeSports America BlazeSports America, a non-profit organization, is the legacy of 1996 Atlanta Paralympic Games.
 
   
Ukraine bans Russian singer from Eurovision Song Contest after she
 
 Daily Mail     2017-03-22 kl. 15:56     650 words
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Associated PressChris Summers For Mailonline 13:34 GMT, 22 March 2017

Yulia Samoylova, who is wheelchair bound, performed during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia.... Samoylova, who has been confined to a wheelchair since childhood, sang at the opening of the 2014 Paralympic Games in Sochi,...
 
   
Thomas, Brown strike silver, bronze in Para Pan American Youth Games
 
 Jamaica Observer     2017-03-22 kl. 15:52     239 words
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SAO PAULO, Brazil — Para athletes Tevaughan Thomas and Jason Brown earned Jamaica’s first medals at an international youth games when they struck

According to a release from Carmen Patterson, Vice-President of the Jamaica Paralympic Association, Brown, who only recently started para athletics, is a talent for the future and ran comfortably to gain the bronze position.

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Paralympian Sammi Kinghorn On How Sport Helped Her Accept Her Injury And What Training Means To Her
 
 Huffington Post UK     2017-03-22 kl. 15:50     809 words
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The 21-year-old was left paralysed in 2010. Scottish wheelchair racer Sammi Kinghorn is a ing inspiration to us all. The 21-year-old was left paralysed in December 2010 after she was crushed under the beam of a forklift truck in the snow.

Paralympian Sammi Kinghorn On How Sport Helped Her Accept Her Injury And What Training Means To Her.... This year, the Paralympian is hoping to cover the marathon distance in an attempt to qualify for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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Tensions spike as Ukraine bans Russian singer from Eurovision
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-03-22 kl. 15:46     352 words
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Tensions between Russia and Ukraine spread to the Eurovision Song Contest on Wednesday after Kiev banned a Russian contestant from entering the country over a past performance in Moscow-annexed Crimea.

Samoilova, 27, performed at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, as well as at a gala concert in Crimea aimed at popularising sport in June 2015.

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Are you going to Naidex? PosAbility Magazine’s must see speakers
 
 Posability     2017-03-22 kl. 15:45     361 words
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Naidex 2017 is fast approaching, and this years event is tipped to be epic!

  Paralympian Simon Munn:... Just one more? Calling time after seven Paralympics Shaun Gash:
 
   
Govt must squarely assert significance of bill against terrorism preparation
 
 The Japan News     2017-03-22 kl. 15:44     654 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun The key point of antiterrorism measures is to nip criminal acts in the bud. The government must make sure that the bill is passed into law soon.

its central pillar. With the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics slated for 2020, measures to fight terrorism are a pressing issue.
 
   
Ukraine bars Russia entry from Eurovision Son...
 
 Dotemirates.com     2017-03-22 kl. 15:43     264 words
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Ukraine's secret service said Wednesday it had "banned the citizen of the Russian Federation Yulia Samoylova from entering the country for a period of three years.

The 27-year-old singer, who has been confined to a wheelchair since childhood, sang at the opening of the 2014 Paralympic Games in Sochi Russia.
 
   
SP2017: Second action-packed day set to begin
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-22 kl. 15:25     387 words
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Eleven sports will be contested on Wednesday (22 March) at the Youth Parapans, with medals being decided in athletics, powerlifting, swimming and table tennis.

tennis. A total of 37 athletics events will take place on the sport´s second day of competition at the Brazilian Paralympic Centre.
 
   
Paralympian Paul Blake wins 2 golds in Dubai
 
 itv.com     2017-03-22 kl. 15:24     131 words
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Paul Blake Credit: Clare Green for Matchtight University of Bath-based Paralympic champion Paul Blake has started his 2017 campaign in fine style by winning two golds and a silver at the Dubai 2017 World Para Athletics Grand Prix.

Paralympian Paul Blake wins 2 golds in Dubai.... Paul Blake Credit: Clare Green for Matchtight University of Bath-based Paralympic champion Paul Blake has started his 2017 campaign in fine style by winning two golds and a silver at the Dubai 2017 World...

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Georgia condemns Russia's aggression against Ukraine that led to annexation of Crimea
 
 Solonews.net     2017-03-22 kl. 15:23     229 words
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According to her, information about the citizens of Ukraine in this delegation has not been now confirmed.

She also took part in the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympic Games when she performed a song called Together.
 
   
Rio’s Metro Completes Connection of Line 4 and Line 1 in Ipanema
 
 The Rio Times     2017-03-22 kl. 15:18     560 words
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-- By Jay Forte, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Saturday (March 25th) MetrôRio will inaugurate the direct connection between lines 1 and 4 of the subway system, ending with the need for the rider to transfer at General Osório station in Ipanema.

(6-8 minutes).” The long-awaited Metro Line 4 opened to the public after the Paralympics ended on September 18th, photo courtesy of Prefeitura do Rio de Janeiro.... Line 4 opened to the entire public on September 19th, the day after the Paralympic Games...
 
   
Eurovision Ukraine: Russian singer Samoilova barred from contest
 
 BBC     2017-03-22 kl. 15:14     403 words
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Image copyright Channel One Russia/ EVN Image caption Samoilova is a former Russian X Factor contestant Ukraine has barred Russia's Eurovision contestant because she performed in Crimea, annexed by Moscow in 2014.

Factor competition and performed at the opening ceremony to the 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympics Ukraine is hosting the competition after its singer, Jamala, caused an upset by winning in Sweden last year.

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Sports Hall of Fame officials visit Norlina
 
 Warren Record     2017-03-22 kl. 15:11     791 words
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Don Fish and Nat Walker of the N.C. Sports Hall of Fame visited Norlina last week to talk to several local residents about one of their favorite subjects, native daughter and 2017 N.C. Sports Hall of Fame inductee Stephanie Wheeler.

During a drive through the area several years ago, Walker noticed the sign at the Norlina town limit honoring Wheeler for her achievement in the Paralympics, but did not recognize her name. “I’ve been on the Sports Hall of Fame board since the
 
   
Ukrainian interior minister’s adviser calls for probing all Eurovision contestants
 
 Tass.ru     2017-03-22 kl. 15:10     346 words
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KIEV, March 22. /TASS/. Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU) should probe all the 2017 Eurovision contestants in order to find out if they had ever

She also took part in the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympic Games when she performed a song called Together.

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Fundraiser will aid Paralympian
 
 Larne Times     2017-03-22 kl. 15:10     10 words
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Fundraiser will aid Paralympian.
 
   
Shoppers can collect vouchers to help schools
 
 Bude & Stratton Post     2017-03-22 kl. 15:09     162 words
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CUSTOMERS at a Bude supermarket can now collect vouchers to help registered schools, groups and clubs in the area get sports and cooking equipment and experiences. ‘Active Kids’ has returned to Sainsbury’s and vouchers can be collected until May 2.

The scheme, now in its 13th year, is supported by triple Paralympic gold medal winner Ellie Simmonds, world record breaking sprinter Jonnie Peacock, Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge and England women’s football player Lucy Bronze.
 
   
David Owen: All for one and one for all? Bach puts his four musketeers on the spot over 2028
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-22 kl. 15:06     1769 words
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It seems a typically clever move by International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach to appoint his four vice presidents to a working group

The hot topic, of course, is whether to award both the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games this year.... IOC President Thomas Bach is thought to favour awarding the 2024 and 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games at the same time © Coates...

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CSR win for Eurofootball
 
 InterGame Online     2017-03-22 kl. 15:06     180 words
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Bulgarian betting company Eurofootball has been recognised for its corporate social responsibility programme at the annual Responsible Business Awards at the Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum.

The programme is aimed at financially supporting athletes up to 25 years old, including Paralympians and those with impaired hearing and/or vision.  A joint venture between Eurofootball and the Workshop for Civic Initiatives Foundation, Sports

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Ukraine bans Russian singer from Eurovision over Crimea visit
 
 Phoenix Sun.co.za     2017-03-22 kl. 15:01     128 words
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:53 “The Security Service of Ukraine has banned Yuliya Samoilova from entry for three years,” SBU spokeswoman Olena Gitlyanska said. “The decision was taken just now.

added the ban had been imposed because Samoilova had been “in violation of Ukrainian legislation.” A wheelchair user, Samoilova performed at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, as well as at a gala concert in Crimea aimed at popularising

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FIS Snowboard World Cup showcases new Olympic event in this seasons first Winter Games Test Event
 
 Association Internationale De La Presse Sportive     2017-03-22 kl. 14:56     882 words
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FIS Snowboard World Cup showcases new Olympic event in this season?s first Winter Games Test Event PYEONGCHANG, November 22, 2016 ? The ramp has been

This is the first of the 2016/2017 season?s test events ahead of the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and it kicks-off a run of 24 events that will allow venues and operational assumptions to be tried and tested, workforce to be trained,

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Mexican brothers star on opening day of Youth Parapan Games
 
 Inside The Games     2017-03-22 kl. 14:41     309 words
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Nick Butler Tuesday, 21 March 2017 Mexican brothers Raul and Juan Gutierrez lit up the first day of action with swimming medals at the 2017 Youth Parapan American Games in São Paulo.

It came during an opening swimming session at the Brazilian Paralympic Centre in which the presence of local public school students added to the atmosphere.
 
   
Ukraine bans Russia’s entry to Eurovision song contest
 
 Washington Post     2017-03-22 kl. 14:38     131 words
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MOSCOW — Ukraine’s security service has banned Russia’s contestant from this year’s Eurovision song contest. Russia this month chose 27-year-old singer Yulia Samoylova to represent the country in the May 11-13 contest in Kiev.

Samoylova, who has been confined to a wheelchair since childhood, sang at the opening of the 2014 Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

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Indians win 8 medals in para Athletics Grand Prix
 
 Press Trust of India     2017-03-22 kl. 14:33     253 words
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New Delhi, Mar 22 (PTI) Indian para athletes bagged eight medals, including three gold, in the 9th Fazza International IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai.

Gurjar could not take part in his event at Rio Paralympic Games last year due to late reporting at the event arena but today he proved his mettle at his very first opportunity.... The third Indian gold was bagged by Narender Ranbir in men's Javelin Throw F-44 with an effort of 47.75m, a release from Paralympic...

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College students from across Scotland to debate ‘hot topics’ at Your Scottish Parliament event
 
 Scottish Parliament     2017-03-22 kl. 14:29     649 words
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Young people from colleges across Scotland – from Shetland to the Scottish Borders – will take over the Scottish Parliament’s Debating Chamber on Friday to discuss the important issues that affect their everyday lives.

I’m now improving my badminton skills each week, and I hope to make it to the Paralympics in 2024. “I’m really looking forward to speaking to people my age at Your Scottish Parliament.

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A/Ibom: Judge threatens to withdraw from Sen. Akpans suit
 
 News Headlines.com.ng     2017-03-22 kl. 14:24     60 words
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Tweet on Twitter An Abuja Federal High Court judge, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, yesterday threatened to withdraw from a suit challenging the removal of Senator Bassey Albert Akpan, representing Akwa Ibom East Senatorial zone. Read More…..

Read More…..Daily Trust Newspaper SHARE Facebook Twitter Previous article Martins Donates 5,000 Wheelchairs, Crutches To Paralympians, Special Athletes Next article Amnesty International's Hard Call.
 
   
Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee Commences Staff Recruitment
 
 Yibada     2017-03-22 kl. 14:23     364 words
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Beijing 2022 committee has commenced its worldwide staff recruitment.

Beijing 2022 committee has commenced its worldwide staff recruitment.(Photo : ) In line with the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Hansen calls for officials under investigation to leave all sporting roles
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-22 kl. 14:22     806 words
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European Athletics President Svein Arne Hansen has claimed individuals who are under suspicion for any potential ethics breaches should immediately step down from sporting roles while allegations are being investigated.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Ethics Commission is investigating payments a company linked to the former Namibian sprinter allegedly received three days before Rio de Janeiro was awarded the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2009,

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SBU bans Russian Eurovision singer from entering Ukraine
 
 KPNews.com     2017-03-22 kl. 14:16     382 words
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Ukraine’s SBU state security service on March 22 banned Yulia Samoylova, Russian’s entry to 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, from entering Ukraine for three years because she visited the Russian-occupied Ukrainian territory of Crimea illegally in June 2015.

She participated in the opening ceremony of the winter Paralympics in Sochi in 2014.

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Russian Eurovision contestant Samoilova banned from entering Ukraine
 
 Tass.ru     2017-03-22 kl. 14:15     288 words
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TASS: World - ^ News Search Topics ?? Use filter You can filter your feed, by choosing only interesting sections.

She also took part in the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympic Games when she performed a song called Together.

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VIDEO: Peterborough's Olympic and Paralympic stars receive Freedom of the
 
 Peterborough Today     2017-03-22 kl. 14:07     173 words
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Louis Smith and James Fox receive Freedom of the City at the Town Hall EMN-170322-085916009

VIDEO: Peterborough's Olympic and Paralympic stars receive Freedom of the. ...City.Louis Smith and James Fox receive Freedom of the City at the Town Hall EMN-170322-085916009.
 
   
GB Strength and Conditioning Coach Vacancy
 
 British Judo Association     2017-03-22 kl. 14:00     180 words
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Strength and Conditioning Coach Based at BJA Centre of Excellence, Walsall British Judo are seeking to appoint an UKSCA accredited Strength and Conditioning to coach to join their World Class Performance Programme (WCPP) Support Team.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a Summer Olympic and Paralympic Sport on its journey to Tokyo and beyond.
 
   
"The Sense of an Ending" opens at cinemas on Friday.
 
 Showbiz in FULL HD     2017-03-22 kl. 13:51     10684 words
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THE SENSE OF AN ENDING Age Restriction: 13 LS Running Time: 108 mins Cast: Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling, Harriet Walter Director: Ritesh

exploring the events leading to the tragic Valentine’s Day killing of Reeva Steenkamp by Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.