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"Över alla förväntningar"
 
 Nya Wermlands-Tidningen     2017-03-24 kl. 06:00     441 words
 
Blinde David Sundström har nu bara ett lopp kvar för att täcka hela jorden. Nyligen kom han hem från världens sydligaste halvmaraton bland pingviner på Antarktis.

Nyligen kom han hem från världens sydligaste halvmaraton bland pingviner på Antarktis.Vi har tidigare berättat om Paralympicsguldmedaljören i utförsåkning som numera ägnar sig åt motionslöpning och har målet att springa halvmaraton i alla
 
   
Paralympicmästaren Forsmans hälsning inför middagen på slottet: "Kul att en kung får träffa en annan"
 
 Östersunds-Posten     2017-03-23 kl. 19:23     202 words
 
Karl Forsman tog guld i Paralympics i somras. Nu befinner han sig på slottet i Stockholm för middag med bland annat kungen - och passade på att skicka en skön passning inför middagen.

Paralympicmästaren Forsmans hälsning inför middagen på slottet:... Karl Forsman tog guld i Paralympics i somras.... Precis som de som tog medaljer på OS i Rio de Janeiro har de svenska medaljörerna på Paralympics bjudits in till en representationsmiddag...

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Länstidningen Östersund (web)
 
   
Julia Samojlova är bara en bricka i ett cyniskt spel
 
 Göteborgs-Posten     2017-03-23 kl. 14:53     482 words
 
Vi har inte sett det sista draget i det infekterade schlagerschackpartiet mellan Ukraina och Ryssland. Artisten Julia Samojlova är bara en spelpjäs. Cynismen är beklämmande, skriver Johanna Hagström.

Hon har jobbat sig upp via mängder av talangjakter och tagit sig ända till final i ryska X-factor, samt sjungit på den paralympiska invigningen i Sotji.
 
   
Lär känna landslagsspelaren Peter Ojala
 
 SHL     2017-03-23 kl. 12:45     209 words
 
Idag släpps den andra filmen i SHL:s samarbete med Parahockeyn i syfte om att lyfta sportens bredd. I den andra filmen lär vi känna Peter Ojala. Landslagsspelare inom parahockeyn som visar att det aldrig är försent att börja spela hockey.

För mig är det inte handikappidrott, utan det är sport på en väldigt väldigt hög nivå, berättar Ojala i reportaget.
 
   
UT-reporter på Special Olympics
 
 Ulricehamns Tidning Plus     2017-03-23 kl. 08:01     934 words
 
UT-sportens medarbetare Jakob Romeborn har fått ett stipendium och befinner sig just nu i Österrike för att bevaka Special Olympics Winter Games. Här är hans berättelse från glädjens mästerskap.

av den blågula truppen Därför trodde jag också att jag hade full koll på mästerskapet och dess betydelse för hela handikappidrotten - men jag kunde inte ha haft mer fel.
 
   
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College charity backs Ben’s race to the Paralympics
 
 Warrington Worldwide     2017-03-24 kl. 08:45     340 words
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A WARRINGTON student’s goal to compete in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics has received support from his college’s charity.

College charity backs Ben’s race to the Paralympics.... A WARRINGTON student’s goal to compete in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics has received support from his college’s charity.Ben Callander,16 and from Penketh, has been awarded £1,000 from the Priestley...
 
   
BD female hockey champs exemplify Special Olympics ideal
 
 Bangladesh Daily Star     2017-03-24 kl. 08:43     870 words
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The people back home would have to wait to hear the biggest news of their children's lives and that of their families, though it was possible the shrieks and cries from pure joy and utter exhaustion may have traveled all the way from Austria to Bangladesh.

(On unified teams, intellectually disabled athletes team up with non-disabled players, who are called partners.)
 
   
Russian Paralympians prepare for PyeongChang 2018 despite suspension
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-03-24 kl. 08:36     23 words
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The McLaren-led commission claimed that a total of 35 doping samples were concealed by the Russian Paralympic team between 2012 and

Russian Paralympians prepare for PyeongChang 2018 despite suspension.... The McLaren-led commission claimed that a total of 35 doping samples were concealed by the Russian Paralympic team between 2012 and. ...2.
 
   
JCDecaux : Full-Year 2016 Results (version published March 24th, 2017)
 
 GlobeNewswire     2017-03-24 kl. 08:06     4478 words
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02-03-17 # FY 2016_UK_vDEF (version published March 24th, 2017).pdf This version published on March 24 th , 2017 solves a printing problem on page 8 of the version dated March 2 nd , 2017 and put online at this date.

bus shelters to sell premium advertising in a city with more than 13 million people which will host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.

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JCDECAUX : Full-Year 2016 Results (version published March 24th, 2017)
 
 4 Traders     2017-03-24 kl. 08:03     2749 words
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This version published on March 24 th , 2017 solves a printing problem on page 8 of the version dated March 2 nd , 2017 and put online at this date. Full-Year 2016 Results Adjusted revenue up +5.8% to €3,392.8 million, adjusted organic revenue up +3.

bus shelters to sell premium advertising in a city with more than 13 million people which will host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.

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Russian Paralympic team prepares for PyeongChang 2018 despite IPC suspension
 
 Tass.ru     2017-03-24 kl. 07:30     363 words
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©  Vladimir Smirnov/TASS WASHINGTON, March 24. /TASS/.

Russian Paralympic team prepares for PyeongChang 2018 despite IPC suspension.... ©  Vladimir Smirnov/TASS WASHINGTON, March 24. /TASS/.Russia’s Paralympic team is preparing for the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in South Korea’s PyeongChang despite the suspension of the Russian Paralympic...

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Paralympic Head Hopes Athletes Recognized on Time to Partake in Korea Games
 
 Sputnik     2017-03-24 kl. 07:10     304 words
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WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) president Vladimir Lukin told Sputnik that he was hopeful that the Russian athletes will be

Paralympic Head Hopes Athletes Recognized on Time to Partake in Korea Games.... WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) president Vladimir Lukin told Sputnik that he was hopeful that the Russian athletes will be. ...recognized on time to participate in the 2018 Winter Paralympics...
 
   
Five For Friday: Field Hockey
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-24 kl. 06:46     178 words
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Five For Friday: Fencing Five For Friday: Shooting Five For Friday: Snowboarding Five For Friday: Soccer The U.S. Men’s National Team begins play in the FIH Hockey World League Round 2 on Saturday in Trinidad & Tobago.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Beatles' home city to celebrate world's 1st rock-art album
 
 China.org.cn     2017-03-24 kl. 06:40     447 words
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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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Marshall's right-hand man challenged as Liberal battle heats up
 
 In Daily     2017-03-24 kl. 06:31     983 words
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Liberal frontbencher John Gardner is facing a challenge in his seat of Morialta.

Alex Brown, the son of former premier Dean Brown, has given star recruit Matt Cowdrey a scare in Colton, but it’s understood momentum has since swung back to the Paralympic legend, who has received the endorsement of Liberal leader Steven
 
   
BSP conference 2017 to focus on performance
 
 British Dental Journal     2017-03-24 kl. 05:52     437 words
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British Dental Journal 222 , 412 (2017) Published online: 24 March 2017 | doi :10.1038/sj.bdj.2017.

The event will be held at King's Place in London on 22 and 23 June and will start each day with remarkable keynote speakers Dr Dan Martin of UCL Extreme Everest and Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, 11 gold Paralympic medal winner.
 
   
Live Blog: India Today Woman Summit 2017: #AbSamjhautaNahin
 
 India Today     2017-03-24 kl. 05:49     298 words
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Live updates from the India Today Woman Summit 2017, taking place at ITC Maurya, Delhi, on March 24. Some of the women on the panel this year.

bright futur This year, we have on our discussion panel renowned personalities like paralympic champion Deepa Malik, acid attack survivor and campaigner Laxmi Saa, women rights activist Mumtaz Shaikh, writer Samhita Arni and Bhartiya Muslim Mahila
 
   
Olympic sponsorship was recession proof, claims Lloyds Banking Group's
 
 Inside The Games     2017-03-24 kl. 05:04     398 words
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Thursday, 8 November 2012 Lloyds Banking Group, who last night won the 2012 International Sports Event Management (ISEM) Award for Best Use of Sponsorship, signed their deal to become the Official Banking and Insurance Partner of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games back in 2007, marking the first domestic partner of the Games as well as the largest sponsorship deal in Lloyds' history.

their deal to become the Official Banking and Insurance Partner of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games back in 2007, marking the first domestic partner of the Games as well as the largest sponsorship deal in Lloyds' history."Lloyds stood the test
 
   
Sport in the spotlight at Peel Sports Forum
 
 Mandurah Mail     2017-03-24 kl. 04:59     297 words
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Inspiration for Peel athletes and ways to improve sport in the region were brought into the spotlight at the 2017 Peel Sports Forum on Friday.

keynote speakers and Australian Paralympians Brant Garvey and Brad Scott....of my life. I could have given up and just written it all off as impossible, but I kept pushing.” From there, Garvey went onto be Australia’s first competitor in the Men’s PT2 triathlon in the Paralympic...
 
   
Panasonic Donates Solar Lanterns to South Africa, Swaziland, and Lesotho
 
 Panasonic     2017-03-24 kl. 04:41     451 words
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ch.04 Mar 24, 2017 Since 2012, Panasonic Corporation has been working on the 100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project, which aims to donate a total of

Panasonic to build a new solar manufacturing base in Malaysia views ch.04 Apr 10, 2012 Panasonic Initiatives for Resources Recycling views ch.04 Jan 20, 2017 Panasonic’s Olympic and Paralympic Games themed education program views ch.04 Dec 06, 2016
 
   
Dame Hyacinth speaking...stage and screen stars up for honours
 
 AOL UK     2017-03-24 kl. 04:23     262 words
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Some of Britain's biggest stage and screen talents, from both behind and in front of the camera, will be honoured at Buckingham Palace.

Olympic and Paralympic champions who enjoyed success at the Rio 2016 Games are also to collect their awards.

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Manicaland sports management committee commissioned
 
 Zimbabwe Daily     2017-03-24 kl. 04:09     431 words
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Fungayi Munyoro Sports Correspondent A 20-MEMBER Sports and Recreation Management committee was last week commissioned in Manicaland to spearhead the development of sporting activities in the province.

We know we have the Paralympics in April as well as the Zimbabwe National Youth Games in August.
 
   
Costa Rican swimmer Camila Haase wins gold in Sao Paulo 2017 Parapan American Youth Games
 
 Costa Rica Star News     2017-03-24 kl. 03:32     260 words
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Share this article Click image to enlarge Costa Rican paralympic athletes: Swimmer Camila Haase and Table Tennis player Steven Roman Costa

Share this article Click image to enlarge Costa Rican paralympic athletes:... Swimmer Camila Haase and Table Tennis player Steven Roman Costa. ...Rican paralympic athletes:... Table Tennis players Steven Roman and Hernan Rojas Costa Rican Paralympic swimmer...
 
   
Keely Small is dreaming big after record run...
 
 Dotemirates.com     2017-03-24 kl. 03:23     672 words
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By Canberra high school student Keely Small is dreaming of wearing green and gold. And it is a dream well within reach after the 15-year-old set a new Australian junior record over 800 metres in Canberra earlier this month.

She is the only female in her squad which includes Paralympic bronze medallist and T46 1,500m and 5,000m world record holder Michael Roeger.

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Chan Mean, Seavmey collect top sport gongs
 
 Phnom Penh Post     2017-03-24 kl. 02:33     381 words
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Petanque star Sok Chan Mean (right) collects his male athlete of the year award on Tuesday.

On the Paralympic front, disabled athletes Chem Phan and Sao Thida were judged the best among male and female competitors, respectively.
 
   
Third medal for Jamaica at Youth Para Pan Am Games
 
 RJR News Online     2017-03-24 kl. 01:53     109 words
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Jamaica copped its third medal at the 2017 Youth Para Pan American Games, now taking place in Sao Paulo, when Jason Brown won bronze in the men's Under-19 T12 400 metres.

Jamaica copped its third medal at the 2017 Youth Para Pan American Games, now taking place in Sao Paulo, when Jason Brown won bronze in the men's Under-19 T12 400 metres.Jamaica Paralympic Association president Christopher Samuda has labelled the
 
   
Nambala bags another gold medal
 
 AfricaNewsDesk.com     2017-03-24 kl. 01:53     61 words
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Otniel Hembapu Windhoek-Namibia’s Paralympics sprinting sensation Johannes Nambala, who won the country’s first gold medal in the men’s T13 200m race

Otniel Hembapu Windhoek-Namibia’s Paralympics sprinting sensation Johannes Nambala, who won the country’s first gold medal in the men’s T13 200m race. ...at the ongoing 9th FAZAA World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai, on Tuesday added
 
   
Paralympian to join new BBC board
 
 The Sunday Times     2017-03-24 kl. 01:18     66 words
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Jill Sherman, Media Editor March 24 2017, 12:01am,

Paralympian to join new BBC board.
 
   
Global recruiting begins for 2022 Winter Olympics
 
 CHINAdaily Europe     2017-03-24 kl. 01:11     365 words
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To help ensure an outstanding Winter Olympics in 2022, the Beijing organizing committee announced on March 20 that it will recruit 11 staff members from around the world in 10 job categories as the first step in building an international organizing team.

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 submit resumes.
 
   
Ashley Wagner On Returning To The Podium At Worlds: “I Have To Prove Myself All Over Again”
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-24 kl. 00:58     1761 words
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, 5:57 p.m. (ET) Ashley Wagner performs at the Smucker's Skating Spectacular at 2016 Progressive Skate America at Sears Centre Arena on Oct. 23, 2016 in Chicago. Ashley Wagner is a storyteller on ice.

If I’m focusing on the other girls, I’m not really setting myself up for success.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
GB's Paralympic swimming team were 'bullied by a coach'
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-03-24 kl. 00:34     26 words
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MARTHA KELNER: The bullying crisis in British sport has spread to Paralympic swimming with even a claim that it was infected by a culture of fear.

GB's Paralympic swimming team were 'bullied by a coach'.... MARTHA KELNER: The bullying crisis in British sport has spread to Paralympic swimming with even a claim that it was infected by a culture of fear.

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Spurs-sponsored wheelchair team rolls on
 
 San Antonio Express-News.com     2017-03-24 kl. 00:20     981 words
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Photo: Courtesy Photo /San Antonio Spurs Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 Charles Armstead (12) competes for the Spurs-sponsored wheelchair basketball team during a 2017 game at the AT&T Center.

He co-founded Parasports, a nonprofit with the goal of using sports to provide recreation and camaraderie among disabled athletes.
 
   
BBC Appoints Deputy Director General, BBC Worldwide Boss to New Board
 
 Big News Network     2017-03-24 kl. 00:01     31 words
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The U.K. public broadcaster also adds a former Paralympian and a former Virgin top executive to the 14-member board that will take over from the BBC Trust next month. ...

The U.K. public broadcaster also adds a former Paralympian and a former Virgin top executive to the 14-member board that will take over from the BBC Trust next month. ...
 
   
NATIONAL BANK OF CANADA : Provides $130,000 in Bursaries to 40 Outstanding Student-Athletes
 
 4 Traders     2017-03-23 kl. 23:44     571 words
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Forty student-athletes ranging from 13 to 26 years of age, from across Quebec, will share $130,000 in bursaries divided into $2,000 and $4,000

Aurélie Rivard - Paralympic swimmer and multiple-time Paralympic medalist, Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard -

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Paralympic athlete now in Hall of Fame
 
 Northwest Guardian     2017-03-23 kl. 23:39     770 words
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IMCOM Public Affairs From left to right, Paralympic triathlete and retired Army Col. Patricia Collins, Paralympic cyclist Shawn Cheshire, and Paralympic swimmer Sgt. Elizabeth Marks, of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, were inducted into the U.

Paralympic athlete now in Hall of Fame.... IMCOM Public Affairs From left to right, Paralympic triathlete and retired Army Col.... Patricia Collins, Paralympic cyclist Shawn Cheshire, and Paralympic swimmer Sgt.... WASHINGTON, D.C. — Paralympic swimmer Sgt.
 
   
The Gateway: NQ on cyclone watch, as flood victims launch new lawsuit
 
 Melbourne Age     2017-03-23 kl. 23:37     603 words
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WA has beaten us to it. The cyclone that's now highly likely to form off the north Queensland coast early next week won't be called Caleb after all. That name's been given to a system near the Cocos Islands . We're now preparing for TC Debbie.

You may remember Julia Samoilova for her performance at the 2014 Winter Paralympics.

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The Only Woman In History To Medal At Six Straight Olympics, Kim Rhode Eyes 8 Or 9 More
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-23 kl. 23:32     832 words
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, 4:40 p.m. (ET) Skeet shooter Kim Rhode confesses to being a history junkie. Ask about her family tree, and she’ll give you a verbal history that digs into America’s past.

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A world of welcome
 
 Al Ahram     2017-03-23 kl. 23:20     1519 words
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After six days of tough, exciting and entertaining competition, tears of joy and disappointment, the Special Olympics World Winter Games comes to an

Most people confuse us with the Paralympics.
 
   
Gold rush continues for UAE at Fazza World Para Athletics Championship
 
 The Gulf Today     2017-03-23 kl. 22:46     783 words
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DUBAI: UAE stars sparkled on the penultimate day of the 9th Fazza World Para Athletics Championship - Dubai 2017 winning two gold medals and setting two Asian records in the new Dubai Club for the Disabled stadium on Wednesday.

countries, is being organized and supervised by the Dubai Club for the Disabled with the support of their strategic partners Dubai Sports Council, World Para Athletics Sports Technical Committee of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the
 
   
Latest: Westminster attack claims fifth victim with death of 75-year-old man
 
 Breaking News.ie     2017-03-23 kl. 22:36     702 words
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Update 9.30pm: A 75-year-old man who was injured in the Westminster terror attack has died in hospital, Scotland Yard said. This brings the death toll of the Westminster attack to five. Update 8.

"During the 2012 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games this building formed part of the Athlete's Village and was home to competitors, coaches and officials from:

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Wallace & Broom-Edwards victorious in Dubai
 
 British Athletics     2017-03-23 kl. 22:28     304 words
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The final day at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai saw Britain’s field eventers dominate the proceedings with victories for Jonathan Broom-Edwards (coach: Fuzz Caan) and Vanessa Wallace (Alison O’Riordan).

Fuzz Caan) and Vanessa Wallace (Alison O’Riordan).Paralympic T44 high jump silver medallist Broom-Edwards (Fuzz Caan) has started his 2017 season well and managed a 2.05m clearance, albeit below his season best.... The Paralympic and European finalist...
 
   
Canadian roster named for sledge worlds
 
 Hockey Canada     2017-03-23 kl. 22:27     368 words
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National Sledge Team roster announced for 2017 IPC World Para Hockey Championship CALGARY, Alta.

of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games....Cozzolino, Delaney, Dixon, Gemmell, Henry, Hickey, Larocque, McGregor, Sholomicki, Smith, Sorley, Watson, Westlake) 10 players who won bronze with Team Canada at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games (Arsenault, Bowden,...

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Opinion: Creativity critical to cutting through the retail noise
 
 Retail Focus     2017-03-23 kl. 22:24     514 words
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Written by Beth Michon, Michon For retailers, the challenge of standing out in an increasingly crowded market is one that needs to be constantly evaluated, especially with the appearance of new marketing channels cropping up all the time .

Some of our favourite campaigns over the past 12 months which have used this omnichannel approach to great effect include Paralympics GB’s ‘We’re The Superheroes’ campaign and Lidl’s ‘Lidl Surprises’.
 
   
Toronto City Council considering joining 2022 Commonwealth Games race
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-23 kl. 22:22     383 words
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Toronto's CIty Council are due to consider a possible attempt to replace Durban as host of the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Tuesday (March 28). This follows the submission of a motion by Councillor James Pasternak.

The city had at one stage been considered a potential candidate in the race for the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games before deciding not to press ahead with a bid.

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Klebl takes silver after hospital stay
 
 Rocky Mountain Outlook     2017-03-23 kl. 22:20     423 words
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Canmore’s Chris Klebl won a silver medal at the Para-Nordic world cup finals in Sapporo, Japan on Sunday (March 19), after being hospitalized less than three months ago.

Canmore’s Chris Klebl won a silver medal at the Para-Nordic world cup finals in Sapporo, Japan on Sunday (March 19), after being hospitalized less than three months ago.The 45-year-old Paralympic champion, who was bedridden at the end of January
 
   
Barely Teenagers, These 12 Athletes Are Team USA’s Youngest Female Olympic Medalists Ever
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-23 kl. 22:05     1884 words
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, 3:01 p.m. (ET) Dorothy Poynton celebrated her 13th birthday on board the President Roosevelt, the ship carrying the 1928 U.S. Olympic Team to the Amsterdam Games. She won the silver medal in springboard diving 23 days later to become the youngest U.S.

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International project finance: review and implications for international finance and international business
 
 Springer     2017-03-23 kl. 22:04     3629 words
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Agmon T (2006) Bringing financial economics into international business research: taking advantage of a paradigm change. J Int Bus Stud 37:575–577 CrossRef Ahola T, Davies A (2012) Insights for the governance of large projects.

Calif Manag Rev 51:101–125 CrossRef Davies A, Mackenzie I (2014) Project complexity and systems integration: constructing the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics Games.
 
   
Shikongo steps away from 'struggling life' after Rio 2016 triumph
 
 Namibian     2017-03-23 kl. 21:50     494 words
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ANANIAS Shikongo made history for Namibia at Rio 2016, and the gold medallist spoke to Sport360 at the Dubai World Para Athletics Grand Prix about how things have changed since. This is an extraordinary time in Shikongo's remarkable life.

This is an extraordinary time in Shikongo's remarkable life.The 30-year-old this week dusted off his spikes in Dubai, six months since storming into the record books as Namibia's first male gold medallist, at either the Paralympics or Olympics, in
 
   
British Swimming investigates bullying claims from para-swimmers
 
 Wear Valley Advertiser     2017-03-23 kl. 21:46     450 words
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British Swimming is the latest national governing body to become embroiled in a bullying controversy after it confirmed a BBC report that it has set up an internal investigation into claims from several para-swimmers.

to include several medallists from Rio 2016, where para-swimming was ParalympicsGB’s most successful sport, winning 47 medals, including 16 golds.... A statement from the British Paralympic Association said: “We understand that some athletes have raised...

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State Analyst Reports LA 2024 “Low Risk”, But City Remains “Primary Financial Guarantor”
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-03-23 kl. 21:40     669 words
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The Los Angeles bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024 received another glowing report from the California State Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO), a follow up from that commended the plans as “fairly low risk” for the city and the state.

The Los Angeles bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024 received another glowing report from the California State Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO), a follow up from that commended the plans as “fairly low risk” for the city and

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LA 2024 Showcases Hosting Experience With “Sports Spectacular”
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-03-23 kl. 21:40     510 words
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Los Angeles’ bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games claimed a boost this week after the city hosted several marquee sports events,

Los Angeles’ bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games claimed a boost this week after the city hosted several marquee sports events,...including the Absolute Fencing Gear FIE Fencing Grand Prix Tournament, the Skechers Performance Los

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Tokyo Paralympics: Wheelchair tennis in UK Sport funding cut
 
 NewsR.in     2017-03-23 kl. 21:29     21 words
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Wheelchair tennis has had its Tokyo Paralympic funding cut by UK Sport, who say the sport can self-fund its programme.

Tokyo Paralympics: Wheelchair tennis in UK Sport funding cut.... Wheelchair tennis has had its Tokyo Paralympic funding cut by UK Sport, who say the sport can self-fund its programme.
 
   
9 U.S. Olympians Share Their Definition Of “Play Like A Girl”
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-23 kl. 20:38     1528 words
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, 1:48 p.m. (ET) Everyone has heard the phrase, “you play like a girl,” but when did it become a bad thing? Was it when Shannon Miller became the most decorated U.S. gymnast — male or female! — at the Olympic Games with a total of seven medals?

Olympians to tell us how they define what it means to “play like a girl.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
The 29 Most Decorated Female U.S. Olympians Of All Time
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-23 kl. 20:38     2946 words
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, 3:03 p.m. (ET) Who run the world? Girls. Women have been competing at the Olympic Games since 1900 with 22 women participating in tennis, sailing, croquet, equestrian and golf at the Paris Games.

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TOYOTA MOTOR : Moves Toward PyeongChang
 
 4 Traders     2017-03-23 kl. 20:35     677 words
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By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Entertainment Newsweekly -- the silver medalist in men's freestyle slopestyle skiing at the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014; Kenworthy, 25, also competes in the halfpipe.

"With the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Games less than a year away, Toyota looks forward to supporting the NGBs and athletes on every step of their journey as they move toward achieving their dreams."... Ultimately, that helps us toward our goal of winning gold in the Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Gasmi and Alpinis break more throwing world records in Dubai
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-23 kl. 20:28     257 words
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Another day brought another world record for an Algerian thrower at the 2017 World Para Athletics Dubai Grand Prix at the city's Club for the Disabled today. It came from Mounia Gasmi in the women's F32/33 discus after a third round mark of 11.

Aigars Apinis pictured celebrating shot put gold at the London 2012 Paralympics © Switzerland's Marcel Hug produced one of the performances of the day on the track to overcome a strong Japanese challenge in the T54 5,000m.
 
   
The U.S. Center for SafeSport Opens
 
 4 Traders     2017-03-23 kl. 20:25     54 words
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) - The U.S. Center for SafeSport (The Center), a national non-profit focused on preventing all forms of abuse in sport, today announced that it opened its doors in Denver, Colorado.

Olympic and Paralympic Movements.
 
   
Tokyo funding cut for wheelchair tennis
 
 BBC     2017-03-23 kl. 20:25     306 words
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Britain's ability to win future Paralympic wheelchair tennis medals is "at risk" after having its funding cut by UK Sport ahead of the Tokyo Games.

Britain's ability to win future Paralympic wheelchair tennis medals is "at risk" after having its funding cut by UK Sport ahead of the Tokyo Games.The sport received £1,925,270 for the Rio cycle and the team won six medals, including men's singles

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Guelph to host World Dwarf Games
 
 Wellington Advertiser     2017-03-23 kl. 20:24     666 words
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World Dwarf Games - The World Dwarf Games are coming to Guelph Aug. 4 to 12. Over 400 athletes are expected to compete in a variety of sports, including basketball, soccer, archery, power lifting and more.

Anderson said it is great to have young kids meet the elite athletes, including those that compete in the Paralympics. “When you see the impact that it has for these kids to have this opportunity it’s really fantastic,” she said.
 
   
Grit wins battle against disability
 
 Chandigarh Tribune     2017-03-23 kl. 20:20     364 words
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Para-athlete Pawan Kumar (29) of Rohtak, who has opted for sports after losing both his legs, has been an inspiration for many.

I have a dream to win a gold medal for India in Paralympics,” he said.
 
   
Three women among suspects as Westminster terrorist is named
 
 Portsmouth Today     2017-03-23 kl. 20:11     976 words
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Thursday 23 March 2017 The Westminster terrorist has been named as Khalid Masood as detectives investigating his attack said they had arrested three women and five men on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts.

"During the 2012 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games this building formed part of the Athlete's Village and was home to competitors, coaches and officials from:

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Beaverbrook Hotel (1)
 
 Leisure Opportunities     2017-03-23 kl. 19:39     960 words
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Recruiting now Call the Leisure Opportunities team now to book your advertisement or email leisureopps @ leisuremedia.

More>>   Goalball UK, the Paralympic sport specifically designed for the blind and visually impaired, has appointed Mark Winder as its new chief executive.
 
   
Marking the achievements of Paralympian Michael McKillop
 
 Ballymoney And Moyle Times     2017-03-23 kl. 19:33     68 words
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Liam Hickey, Sarah McLaughlin, Diarmaid McLaughlin, The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Alderman Maura Hickey and Stephanie McLaughlin pictured at the reception held in Portnagree House.

Marking the achievements of Paralympian Michael McKillop.... Liam Hickey, Sarah McLaughlin, Diarmaid McLaughlin, The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Alderman Maura Hickey and Stephanie McLaughlin pictured at the reception held in Portnagree House.Paralympian...

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New edition of the AIPS magazine now online: Paralympic champion Bebe Vio in the spotlight
 
 Association Internationale De La Presse Sportive     2017-03-23 kl. 19:32     442 words
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by AIPS Media LAUSANNE, March 23, 2017 - The latest edition of the AIPS Magazine is now available online: issue I of 2017 takes a look at the

Paralympic champion Bebe Vio in the spotlight. by AIPS Media LAUSANNE, March 23, 2017 -...is even more shameful that of the past – asks himself Merlo – has corruption only become more sophisticated and wide-spread in these days?” WHY BEBE VIO The Paralympic...
 
   
Brazilians on top in table tennis at Youth Parapan Games
 
 Inside The Games     2017-03-23 kl. 19:28     199 words
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Nick Butler Wednesday, 22 March 2017 Hosts Brazil showed superb table tennis form on the second full day of competition at the Youth Parapan American Games in São Paulo.

Nick Butler Wednesday, 22 March 2017 Hosts Brazil showed superb table tennis form on the second full day of competition at the Youth Parapan American Games in São Paulo.Paralympic bronze medallist Danielle Rauen thrived again on a home court by
 
   
England’s Mike Brown heads campaign to save British Wheelchair Rugby
 
 BT.com     2017-03-23 kl. 19:26     415 words
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Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby has launched a JustGiving campaign to help fund the future of the national team.

Members of the general public are being asked to show their support for the paralympic sport by signing up to help GBWR.... The campaign is aiming to raise £3m ahead of the Tokyo Paralympic Games in 2020, with funding being used to help athletes to...
 
   
Over 40 per cent of Irish athletes ‘personally know others’ who have doped
 
 Irish Times     2017-03-23 kl. 19:13     1034 words
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Just 4 of 1,003 doping tests carried out by Sport Ireland resulted in rule violation Just .

The other rule violations, meanwhile, along with O’Reilly, were motocross rider Ross Fanning (cocaine), Paralympics cyclist James Brown (refusing a test), and a still pending case described by a Sport Ireland spokesperson as “nothing earth

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Team USA Secures Women's Curling Quota For 2018 Olympics
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-23 kl. 19:10     437 words
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, 11:57 a.m. (ET) Nina Roth (L), Tabitha Peterson (2nd R) and Becca Hamilton (R) celebrate after a win against Denmark in the 2017 World Women's Curling Championship.

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German fitness memberships break 10 million mark
 
 Leisure Management     2017-03-23 kl. 19:03     260 words
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BYDeven Pamben Everton FC has moved a step closer to realising its ambition to build a new stadium after agreeing a financial package with the local authority. The ....

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Center of Excellence programs named for 2017-18 Racing Season
 
 USA Cycling     2017-03-23 kl. 19:01     886 words
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) – USA Cycling announced today its Center of Excellence programs for the 2017-2018 racing seasons.   Tieni Duro at its annual Death Valley training camp this year.

 This program has fostered multiple National,  Pan American, World, Olympic, and Paralympic champions.
 
   
Campaign hopes to force improvements to ‘disgraceful’ access to rail travel
 
 Disability News Service     2017-03-23 kl. 18:28     961 words
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A new user-led campaign is calling on the government to address the “disgraceful” and “unacceptable” treatment experienced by disabled rail passengers.

The campaign has been backed by Paralympian Anne Wafula Strike and commuter Dave McQuirk, who both spoke this week of the “shocking” treatment they have received when using the rail system as wheelchair-users.
 
   
Three senior BBC execs miss out on new board as Paralympian appointed
 
 The Guardian     2017-03-23 kl. 18:17     513 words
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No place for James Purnell, James Harding and Charlotte Moore, with Tanni Grey-Thompson made a non-executive director Three senior BBC figures each

Three senior BBC execs miss out on new board as Paralympian appointed....the former Paralympian Tanni Grey-Thompson was named among eight executive and non-executive directors appointed by the corporation.... Serota and Burke sit on the current BBC executive board, while Grey-Thompson – who won 16 medals across five Paralympic...

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Paralympian Tanni Grey-Thompson 'delighted' to join BBC board
 
 BBC     2017-03-23 kl. 17:42     315 words
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Image copyright AFP Paralympic champion Baroness Grey-Thompson has said she is delighted to be invited to join the BBC board. The Cardiff-born peer is one of five non-executive members named by the BBC for the new body.

Paralympian Tanni Grey-Thompson 'delighted' to join BBC board.... Image copyright AFP Paralympic champion Baroness Grey-Thompson has said she is delighted to be invited to join the BBC board.

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USOC Names Comcast as Presenting Sponsor of the Team USA Champions Series Through 2020
 
 Around The Rings     2017-03-23 kl. 17:29     464 words
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The 2017 Summer Champions Series, presented by Comcast kicks off TV coverage May 13 on NBCSN and will telecast beach volleyball, diving, swimming, and track and field events this summer on NBCUniversal.

team. “There is no off season for Team USA athletes working to represent the United States at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and the Team USA Champions Series, presented by Comcast allows fans to follow their journey,” said Lisa Baird, chief
 
   
Tanni Grey-Thompson joins BBC board
 
 Broadcastnow     2017-03-23 kl. 17:21     5 words
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Paralympian among nine BBC appointments.

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Danielle Rauen celebrates gold in front of home crowd
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-23 kl. 17:19     584 words
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Brazil´s Rio 2016 table tennis bronze medallist topped the podium in the women's class 9 after beating Chile's Ailyn Espinoza 3-0 in the gold-medal match at Sao Paulo 2017.

Nothing was the same since then.” Rauen is also stunned at the Brazilian Paralympic Centre, where 11 of the 12 sports take place, a major structural legacy of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. “This is a huge sports facility, the best one I have

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British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards honoured Sir Mo
 
 Voice Online     2017-03-23 kl. 17:11     468 words
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The Voice proudly attended The British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards (BEDSAs) last weekend Image Text: MR SPEAKER: Sir Lenny Henry hosted the

Ruqsana Begum, the English professional kickboxer received the UK Sport Inspirational Performance Award with Paralympian swimmer Alice Tai winning the Youth Sport Trust Young Sportsperson of the Year award.
 
   
British Swimming sets up internal investigation into para-swimmers' claims
 
 Evening Express (Aberdeen)     2017-03-23 kl. 17:00     96 words
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British Swimming is the latest national governing body to become embroiled in a bullying controversy after the BBC revealed it has set up an internal investigation into claims from several para-swimmers.

several medallists from Rio 2016, where para-swimming was ParalympicsGB's most successful sport, winning 47 medals, including 16 golds.

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Putin demands that Ukraine lift ban on Russia's wheelchair-bound Eurovision
 
 Scottish Sunday Express     2017-03-23 kl. 16:37     910 words
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THE Kremlin has blasted a Ukrainian decision to ban Russia's glamorous wheelchair-bound entry to the Eurovision Song Contest from taking part in the Kiev final.

In 2013 she came second in the Russian version of The X Factor, and a year later sang at the opening of the Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi.

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World Cross Country Championships: BBC coverage details
 
 BBC     2017-03-23 kl. 16:34     400 words
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The World Cross Country Championships heads to Africa with action live on BBC Red Button

Six-time Paralympic gold medallist David Weir has said he will retire after the men's elite wheelchair race.
 
   
Goalball UK appoints chief executive ahead of Tokyo 2020 cycle
 
 Sports Management     2017-03-23 kl. 16:32     231 words
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Goalball UK, the Paralympic sport specifically designed for the blind and visually impaired, has appointed Matt Winder as its new chief executive.

Goalball UK, the Paralympic sport specifically designed for the blind and visually impaired, has appointed Matt Winder as its new chief executive.Winder – the former CEO of the Bradford Bulls Foundation – takes over from Mike Reilly, who has

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The U.S. Center for SafeSport Opens
 
 PRLog     2017-03-23 kl. 16:22     588 words
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SafeSport DENVER - March 23, 2017 - PRLog -- The U.S. Center for SafeSport (The Center), a national non-profit focused on preventing all forms of abuse in sport, today announced that it opened its doors in Denver, Colorado.

Olympic and Paralympic Movements.... Olympic and Paralympic Movements.

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British Swimming investigates bullying claims
 
 NewsR.in     2017-03-23 kl. 16:19     18 words
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British Swimming is conducting an investigation after multiple bullying claims by Paralympians about a coach, the BBC learns.

British Swimming is conducting an investigation after multiple bullying claims by Paralympians about a coach, the BBC learns.

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Eurovision: Russia's entry Julia Samoilova 'could perform via satellite'
 
 BBC     2017-03-23 kl. 16:18     524 words
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Image copyright AFP/Channel One Russia Image caption If Julia Samoilova performs by satellite, it would be a Eurovision first Russia's banned Eurovision contestant could perform at the show via satellite link, organisers say.

Factor competition and performed at the opening ceremony to the 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympics Samoilova has said she was "not upset" by Ukraine's decision.

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British Swimming: Bullying claims by Paralympians are investigated
 
 BBC     2017-03-23 kl. 16:02     497 words
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British Swimming is conducting an investigation after multiple bullying claims were made by Paralympians about a coach, the BBC has learned. The sport's governing body began an internal review after several Para-swimmers made complaints.

British Swimming: Bullying claims by Paralympians are investigated.... British Swimming is conducting an investigation after multiple bullying claims were made by Paralympians about a coach, the BBC has learned.... Swimming was Paralympics GB's most...

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Almost Two-Thirds Support A Sion 2026 Olympic Winter Games Bid
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-03-23 kl. 15:58     564 words
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Nearly two-thirds of those surveyed across French-Speaking Switzerland say they support the idea of bidding to host the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Nearly two-thirds of those surveyed across French-Speaking Switzerland say they support the idea of bidding to host the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.Sion, Switzerland could bid to host the 2026 Olympic Winter Games (Wikipedia photo) An
 
   
New affordable wheelchair tennis chair developed to drive junior and grassroots participation
 
 Enable Magazine     2017-03-23 kl. 15:57     717 words
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A partnership between the Tennis Foundation and ROMA Sport will tackle one of the key barriers to junior and grassroots participation in wheelchair tennis with the launch of a new specially designed, affordable chair.

year, while our elite players achieved unprecedented success at the Paralympic Games in Rio in winning more medals than any other nation. “The development of this chair in partnership with ROMA will enable the Tennis Foundation to capitalise

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Historic partnership marks 500 days to 2018 Worlds
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-23 kl. 15:57     471 words
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GIO will be the official naming sponsor of next year’s wheelchair rugby World Championships.

2000 Paralympic Games and DSA, the national body representing athletes with a physical disability, is proud to announce the official Championship naming rights sponsor GIO, and Patron His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC
 
   
Growing Para rowing in the Americas
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-23 kl. 15:57     612 words
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An international Para rowing training camp was held in Sarasota-Bradenton, USA, which was the first of its kind. “We are hoping that this will help with our goal of getting Para rowing into the Pan American / Parapan American Games.

Held in early March, the camp was a coordinated effort by the World Rowing Federation (FISA), USRowing and the International Paralympic Committee’s Agitos Foundation ....Outreach at Community Rowing Inc. in Boston, USA and coach of USRowing’s Paralympic mixed coxed four, the Rio 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
Sgt Pepper at 50: Liverpool’s celebrations revealed
 
 Your Move Magazine     2017-03-23 kl. 15:46     1367 words
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Liverpool will mark the 50 th  anniversary of The Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’ album with 13 specially commissioned events across the city.

The list of artists involved includes some big names such as GroupeF (the organisation behind several Olympic and Paralympic closing ceremonies), author Frank Cottrell-Boyce , Judy Chicago (American feminist artist), John Cage (one of the American
 
   
Ensure land prices maintain moderate rise based on actual demand
 
 The Japan News     2017-03-23 kl. 15:44     636 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun The recovery trend in land prices has become more assured. We hope this will lead to Japanese economy’s departure from deflation.

The rush to build new shops and hotels to cater to the surge in tourists from overseas, and the redevelopment of urban areas in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics have been among the factors providing a helpful push to real
 
   
JOC and Finnish NOC Signed the Partnership Agreement...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-03-23 kl. 15:25     243 words
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We are pleased to announce that we entered into the partnership agreement between Finnish NOC on 22, March at Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa in Tokyo. ?Attendees: - Finnish Olympic Committee Mr. Timo RITAKALLIO / President Mr.

Ryosuke Ando / Assistant Director, Secretariat of the Headquarters for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Cabinet Secretariat Mr.

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Europe's IEN enters India market in JV with E-Factor
 
 India.com     2017-03-23 kl. 15:24     325 words
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New Delhi, Mar 23 (PTI) Europe-based Italian Entertainment Network (IEN) has entered the Indian market by forming a joint venture with E-Factor Entertainment, aiming a bigger pie in the Rs 6,000-crore domestic events industry.

along with Filmmaster Events, we will be creating events for tourism, sports and entertainment segments, at a scale that India has seldom witnessed.” Present in 12 countries, FME has 17 Olympic and Paralympic credits.

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COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES CONSIDERS INITIAL REPORT OF IRAN
 
 United Nations Office at Geneva     2017-03-23 kl. 15:19     6484 words
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23 March 2017 The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities today concluded its consideration of the initial report of Iran on its implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Zahra Nemati, who had won the gold medal in two consecutive world Paralympic Games in Rio in 2016 and in London in 2017, was a member of the delegation.... Zahra Nemati, who had won the gold medal in two consecutive world Paralympic Games in Rio in 2016...
 
   
BBC Appoints Deputy Director General, BBC Worldwide Boss to New Board
 
 Hollywood Reporter     2017-03-23 kl. 15:17     342 words
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The U.K. public broadcaster also adds a former Paralympian and a former Virgin top executive to the 14-member board that will take over from the BBC Trust next month.

The U.K. public broadcaster also adds a former Paralympian and a former Virgin top executive to the 14-member board that will take over from the BBC Trust next month.The BBC on Thursday unveiled its appointments to the public broadcaster's new

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Saddle Research Trust
 
 Bef     2017-03-23 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 .
 
   
Paralympic medal heroine Dame Sarah Storey tests 'fantastic' Tour of Wolds route
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-03-23 kl. 14:46     108 words
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Paralympic cycling heroine Dame Sarah Storey and her racing team braved awful weather to take a sneak peek at a tough Lincolnshire course.

Paralympic medal heroine Dame Sarah Storey tests 'fantastic' Tour of Wolds route.... Paralympic cycling heroine Dame Sarah Storey and her racing team braved awful weather to take a sneak peek at a tough Lincolnshire course.Dame Sarah and six members of...

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Pyeongchang 2018 add rice company to list of official supporters
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-23 kl. 14:46     363 words
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Local rice company Cheorwon Odae-ssal  have become the latest partner of the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang after they signed a deal with the Organising Committee in Cheorwon County today.

Local rice company Cheorwon Odae-ssal  have become the latest partner of the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang after they signed a deal with the Organising Committee in Cheorwon County today.Cheorwon Odae-ssal have been

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GTB Helped Me: We Meet Chloe From Channel 4
 
 GoThinkBig.co.uk     2017-03-23 kl. 14:37     1303 words
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When it comes to finding a job, let alone a job you actually like, we all know it’s tough out there. That’s why we LOVE hearing about how you lot do after getting involved in Go Think Big opportunities.

I also knew  how Channel 4 dealt with disabilities  and how they were so enthusiastic and supportive of people who struggled with them, especially after the broadcasting of the Paralympics. “Before the apprenticeship I was working in my local
 
   
Naidex 2017
 
 British Wheelchair Basketball     2017-03-23 kl. 14:21     253 words
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The British Wheelchair Basketball team are just days away from setting up their stand at Naidex 2017. We will be accompanied by 'The Big Man' Simon Munn on Wednesday 29 March when he delivers a seminar based on his impressive Paralympic career.

We will be accompanied by 'The Big Man' Simon Munn on Wednesday 29 March when he delivers a seminar based on his impressive Paralympic career.The whole of our Development Team will be in attendance over the three days, with expertise on Education

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Four in ten Irish athletes admit knowing a drugs cheat
 
 RTE Online     2017-03-23 kl. 14:06     541 words
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Over 90 per cent of sports people in Ireland feel that drug-taking is cheating and that deliberately using banned substances to improve performance was ‘morally wrong under any circumstances’.

Sport Ireland reported two failed drugs tests in 2016; one in Paralympic cycling and one in motorcycling.
 
   
ELLIS PARK TO BE SET ALIGHT BY STAR-STUDDED LINEUP
 
 Dailysun.co.za     2017-03-23 kl. 13:59     357 words
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Kgothatso Montjane will be out to burst the bubble of any players hoping to get past her easily.

World No 1 and reigning SA Open champion Stephane Houdet from France will defend his title against an all-star men’s lineup, including world No 2 Gerard Joachim from Belgium and world No 3 and reigning Paralympic Games champion, Britain’s Gordon

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Russia accuses Ukraine of degrading Eurovision by
 
 Europe Online Magazine     2017-03-23 kl. 13:33     259 words
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By our dpa-correspondent and Europe Online          Moscow (dpa) - The Kremlin on Thursday accused Ukraine of degrading the Eurovision Song Contest by banning a singer who performed in Russian-annexed Crimea.

She has earned acclaim in Russia, including with a performance at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi.

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Panther Press, other area student newspapers recognized for journalistic excellence
 
 Meadville Tribune     2017-03-23 kl. 13:31     681 words
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A tradition of journalistic excellence continues for area students with awards from a prestigious statewide competition.

The Panther Press took home four awards this year, including a second-place award in the category of editorials by Sydney Kightlinger, Kaitlyn Walsh, Livia Van Cise and Caitlin Bieganski; an honorable mention for a feature story, "Paralympic Gold
 
   
British Cycling prized 'medals at any cost'
 
 BBC     2017-03-23 kl. 13:28     812 words
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British Cycling's response British Cycling said it "has acknowledged and takes very seriously previous cultural and governance failings in the World Class Programme".

Fourteen-time Paralympic gold medallist Dame Sarah Storey told BBC Sport that elite level sport in Britain is "cut-throat" but there are "no excuses for crossing that line" into bullying.

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BBC (web) - BBC (web) - The Guardian (web)