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Nytt basketlag för funktionsnedsatta kan startas i Luleå
 
 Sveriges Radio P4     2017-03-24 kl. 16:08     231 words
 
Det finns planer på att starta ett nytt basketlag i Luleå i Norrbotten. Det ska vara ett lag för spelare med intellektuell funktionsnedsättning.

Det ska vara ett lag för spelare med intellektuell funktionsnedsättning.Björn Ruthberg från Luleå Handikappidrottsförening berättar om planerna: -... Det är i samband med en basketmatch i Luleå nu ikväll, som Luleå Handikappidrottsförening kommer att...
 
   
Från X Factor till kontroversiellt Eurovisionbidrag
 
 SVT Nyheter     2017-03-24 kl. 13:24     555 words
 
En bricka i ett politiskt spel eller en orättvist behandlad artist? Ukrainska myndigheter har stoppat Julia Samojlova från att tävla i Eurovision Song Contest 2017. Det här är historien om den ryska sångerskan.

Ett år senare sjöng hon på invigningen av de paralympiska vinterspelen i Sotji.
 
   
Satsning på basketliga för personer med funktionsvariationer
 
 Sveriges Radio Norrbotten     2017-03-24 kl. 10:59     140 words
 
I kväll blir det kombinerad information och basketmatch mellan BC Luleå och Östersund, och det här med anledning av att Luleå drar igång en ny basketverksamhet.

Vi hade hoppats komma igång tidigare med det här, säger Björn Ruthberg från Luleå Handikappidrottsförening.
 
   
Stjärna på bullar och bollspel
 
 Di Weekend Plus     2017-03-23 kl. 21:00     734 words
 
Kristina Lindhe är vd för Lexington company, som fyller 20 år i år. Jennifer Lawrence får gärna gestalta denna örn-wannabe när hon blir bäst på bollspel. Lexington fyller 20 år, hur ska ni fira det?

Paralympics: Parachef med björnskräck.
 
   
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U.S. Men’s Soccer Team Back On Track With 6-0 Victory Over Honduras To Improve World Cup Chances
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-25 kl. 08:52     509 words
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, 1:16 a.m. (ET) Clint Dempsey #8 is congratulated by Alejandro Bedoya, Christian Pulisic and Jozy Altidore after scoring a goal during their FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier at Avaya Stadium on March 24, 2017 in San Jose, Calif.

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Sprinter Ussumane Cande passes
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-25 kl. 08:50     103 words
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Cande was the first female Para athlete to compete for Guinea-Bissau. The International Paralympic Committee sends its condolences to the friends and family of Guinea-Bissau’s Ussumane Cande, who passed away on 10 March 2017 following a long illness.

The International Paralympic Committee sends its condolences to the friends and family of Guinea-Bissau’s Ussumane Cande, who passed away on 10 March 2017 following a long illness.She was 28.... Cande was her country’s first ever female Paralympic...
 
   
Battle with the Blades competition set for April 20 in Fort Smith
 
 Southwest Times Record     2017-03-25 kl. 08:19     1008 words
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By A series of upcoming events in Fort Smith is about to prove that a life without a limb can still be a rewarding, educational journey.

April 20, the third annual Battle with the Blades will be part of the McDonalds Relay event and will feature six Paralympic athletes who will be competing in races and inspiring area spectators of all ages, she said.... "His goal is to become a Paralympian...
 
   
Erika was told she wouldn't walk but now she's training for a Marathon
 
 Gloucestershire Echo Online     2017-03-25 kl. 07:16     655 words
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When she was 12, Erika Bohling, was told she would never walk again. Now she's aiming to run a half marathon. Now aged 20, Erika has had to teach herself to walk again, even to write and hold a pen.

"The wonderful work from all of the athletes in the Paralympics has really done a lot to improve public perception of what a person with a disability can do.

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Rapiscan partnership to help secure Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
 
 Australasian Leisure Management     2017-03-25 kl. 06:09     385 words
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Security screening company Rapiscan Systems has become the latest sponsor of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Operating in more than 100 countries worldwide, Rapiscan has supported a range of major sporting events in the past, including the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
 
   
People with disabilities need to be active agents of inclusion: Para-athlete Wong Meng Ee
 
 Channel NewsAsia     2017-03-25 kl. 05:01     5484 words
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SINGAPORE: In the world of para-athletics, Wong Meng Ee may not be a name that competes with the likes of Yip Pin Xiu and Theresa Goh. But the visually-impaired associate professor and swimmer can hold his own when it comes to personal achievements.

There are some arguments that the International Paralympic Council’s attempt to introduce some level of parity even within the sport is in itself not a perfect science.... We have a good number of paralympians, successful paralympians.
 
   
World records broken at Fazza International Para Archery Championship
 
 Emirates247     2017-03-25 kl. 04:21     1013 words
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Two world records were broken at the Second Fazza International Para Archery Championship Dubai 2016 during the qualification round at the Dubai Club for the Disabled on Saturday.

This was confirmed by Carole Hicks, Chairperson of the World Archery Paralympic Committee and the Technical Delegate from the world governing body of the sport for the Fazza International Para Archery Championship.... The road to Rio Paralympic Games has...
 
   
Maryland Moments: The sport developed for visually impaired and blind athletes
 
 FOX 45 WBFF     2017-03-25 kl. 03:48     385 words
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At first glance it could be any sport. Roll the ball. Get it in the net. Do not let the other team score. From the outside looking in, it is just another contact sport. Taiye Akanni appears to know exactly what to do.

It is an international sport and it is featured in the Paralympics.
 
   
Denver As ‘Chinatown’
 
 Glendale Cherry Creek Chronicle     2017-03-25 kl. 03:24     2399 words
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Raises Funds And Awareness A few months ago on December 7, 2016, more than 100 people attended the showing of the movie Chinatown, at the Sie Film

Exploratory Committee member and 12-time Paralympic gold medalist Sarah Will of Edwards said, ”whether it’s 2026, 2030 or beyond, the Winter Olympics ultimately should be held in Colorado.” See VailDaily, An Olympic bid in 2026?
 
   
Olympics: New report supports how financial risks for LA 2024 would be reduced
 
 Sports Features     2017-03-25 kl. 03:23     858 words
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NewsUpdate Sports Features Communications (SFC) The California Legislative Analyst Office (LAO) released a new independent report on the Los Angeles (LA) 2024 bid and budget for hosting the summer Olympics reinforcing the support for the campaign.

"With no permanent venues to build, including an Olympic and Paralympic Village, only LA 2024 offers the lowest-risk and truly sustainable solution for the future of the Olympic Movement in 2024 and beyond," he added.... Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
China vice premier says major nations should bolster mutual trust, respect
 
 Yahoo! Finance     2017-03-25 kl. 03:04     115 words
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Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli speaks at the inaugural ceremony of Beijing organizing committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic winter games at Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China December 15, 2015.

Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli speaks at the inaugural ceremony of Beijing organizing committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic winter games at Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China December 15, 2015.REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Picture
 
   
China vice premier says major nations should bolster mutual trust, respect
 
 Investing.com     2017-03-25 kl. 03:02     609 words
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Saved. See Saved Items. This article has already been saved in your Saved Items © Reuters.Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli speaks at the inaugural ceremony of Beijing organizing committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic winter games at Great Hall...
 
   
KneeHab: 7 yoga poses for ACL rehab and recovery
 
 Summit Daily News     2017-03-25 kl. 02:47     991 words
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Want more? U.S. Paralympic Ski Team physical therapist Paula Ashbaugh also has 7 yoga poses made for back pain relief .

Want more? U.S. Paralympic Ski Team physical therapist Paula Ashbaugh also has 7 yoga poses made for back pain relief .Knee injuries are a very common occurrence in winter sports and many of us here in Summit County have experienced ACL, MCL or other...
 
   
PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED ATHLETE: I cried day my ex-girlfriend’s parents rejected me
 
 Nigeria News Shafaqna     2017-03-25 kl. 02:32     90 words
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Paul Kehinde (MON) is a Commonwealth and Olympics record holder.

Paul Kehinde (MON) is a Commonwealth and Olympics record holder.Twice he broke the world record in the +65kg powerlifting event of the Rio 2016 Paralympic G he was one of those special athletes that put smile on the faces of Nigerians at the last

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Peter Dutton's selective distaste for Qantas-backed causes
 
 Australian Financial Review     2017-03-25 kl. 02:09     263 words
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Among the things we learnt this week is that Peter Dutton is no fan of company CEOs nailing their colours to the masts of myriad social issues. Especially, it seems, if those colours are of a rainbow hue. Keep to your knitting!

letter is surely debatable).  We note with interest that outside of flying people places, the causes, institutions and entities that the flying kangaroo has been supporting since Skippy was a joey include our Paralympics team, the Wallabies, the
 
   
Photo by @bebe_vio - Instagram
 
 TaableNote News     2017-03-25 kl. 01:51     31 words
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“In wheelchair fencing, you can’t move backward — you can only attack. This is the same thing that you have to do in life, and I always do.

This is the same thing that you have to do in life, and I always do.” –Paralympian Beatrice Vio.
 
   
Paralympian medalist to ride in Culver City-Venice CicLAvia to highlight accessibility issues
 
 SCPR     2017-03-25 kl. 01:41     205 words
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CicLAvia , the popular open streets event, heads to Culver City and Venice this Sunday with a special cause to highlight. Six miles of city streets will be shut to car traffic and open to bikers, skaters, all other manner of non-motor vehicle users.

Paralympian medalist to ride in Culver City-Venice CicLAvia to highlight accessibility issues.... Organizers have also teamed with the LA2024 Olympic exploratory committee and its vice chair, Candace Cable, a nine-time Paralympian in wheelchair racing.

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CRABTREE: The Boomer Buggy
 
 Welland Tribune     2017-03-25 kl. 01:32     724 words
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People have always needed a way to get around when they couldn’t walk.

Paralympic athletes to play fast-paced games and race.

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Bulawayo holds provincial paralympic games
 
 Zimbabwe Chronicle     2017-03-25 kl. 01:23     224 words
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Sikhumbuzo Moyo, Senior Sports Reporter BULAWAYO province will today hold their inter-district paralympic Games competition at White City stadium in

Bulawayo holds provincial paralympic games.... Sikhumbuzo Moyo, Senior Sports Reporter BULAWAYO province will today hold their inter-district paralympic Games competition at White City stadium in. ...order to select a provincial team that will represent...
 
   
Quiz: How Well Do You Know The Women Of Team USA?
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-25 kl. 00:11     665 words
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, 4:14 p.m. (ET) The Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games made abundantly clear what we all already knew: Team USA wouldn't be what it is without the amazing women that represent the red, white and blue.

(ET) The Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games made abundantly clear what we all already knew:... Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.... 11. How many medals did U.S. women win at the Rio 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
Women’s Team’s Fight Sheds Light on U.S.A. Hockey Leadership
 
 New York Times     2017-03-25 kl. 00:06     1309 words
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After a 10-hour meeting Monday with U.S.A. , members of the United States women’s national team were confident that an agreement for increased pay and support was near.

The Women’s Sports Foundation is finishing a report that analyzed the leadership structures of international and United States Olympic and Paralympic organizations.
 
   
Cheerleader coach joins Team England set-up
 
 Down End Voice     2017-03-24 kl. 23:56     299 words
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A CHEERLEADING coach from Downend says she is honoured to be helping show disability is not a barrier after being selected to help train disabled athletes who will compete for England.

A CHEERLEADING coach from Downend says she is honoured to be helping show disability is not a barrier after being selected to help train disabled athletes who will compete for England.Sammi Coggans, 26, is part of the coaching team for Team England
 
   
Shikongo wins gold for Namibia
 
 AfricaNewsDesk.com     2017-03-24 kl. 23:42     61 words
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Otniel Hembapu Windhoek-Namibia’s 2016 Paralympics gold medallist Ananias Shikongo took the country’s total medal tally to three gold medals at the just-concluded 9th FAZAA World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai.

Otniel Hembapu Windhoek-Namibia’s 2016 Paralympics gold medallist Ananias Shikongo took the country’s total medal tally to three gold medals at the just-concluded 9th FAZAA World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai.In the final day of
 
   
Armless Archer Makes His Mark Among The World's Best
 
 WNYC     2017-03-24 kl. 23:42     1739 words
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Most of the world’s best archers have a couple of things Matt Stutzman does not. "I was born without any arms," Matt says. "There was no medical reason for why I was born this way," Matt says.

Have you ever thought about participating in the Paralympics?'... "The next thing I know, it’s 2012 and I’m getting ready to shoot the Paralympic trials.... (Sarah Crabill/ for BP America) After Stutzman lost in the round of 16 at the Rio Paralympics, he...
 
   
Special panel formed to discuss 2020 opening, closing ceremonies
 
 Japan Today     2017-03-24 kl. 23:17     266 words
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Sports Mar. 25, 2017 - 06:33AM JST ( ) TOKYO — The Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee’s executive board on Friday approved a panel of experts in various fields to advise on the production of the opening and closing ceremonies.

Sports Mar. 25, 2017 - 06:33AM JST ( ) TOKYO — The Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee’s executive board on Friday approved a panel of experts in various fields to advise on the production of the opening and closing ceremonies.The...

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Red, White & Trending: March 17-23
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-24 kl. 22:44     1317 words
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, 4:39 p.m. (ET) What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing? They're training. They're practicing. They're traveling to competitions and meets and games and tournaments. They're relaxing.

(ET) What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing?... Because two-time Paralympic swimmer Colleen Young has you in another significant event … simone manuel can swim 100 free in 45 seconds but in...
 
   
SportAccord Reveals Opening Ceremony Details -- Conferences and Conventions...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-03-24 kl. 22:29     831 words
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(ATR) SportAccord reveals the opening ceremony of the 2017 convention will be an evening filled with culture, music and performing arts.

Paralympics has on promoting opportunities for sport participation.  and also to raise awareness on how disability in sport is represented.  “The aim of my talk is to move our conversation beyond the barriers to participation and consider how we

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Opinion: Access for all
 
 Retail Focus     2017-03-24 kl. 22:24     792 words
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Written by Alan McPherson The success of Team GB’s Paralympic team in Rio last summer, alongside Channel 4’s award-winning ‘We’re the Superhumans’ campaign, put disability rights firmly in the spotlight.

Opinion: Access for all. Written by Alan McPherson The success of Team GB’s Paralympic team in Rio last summer, alongside Channel 4’s award-winning ‘We’re the Superhumans’ campaign, put disability rights firmly in the spotlight.But for those with...
 
   
Picture of the Day › New National Stadium -- so far
 
 Japan Today     2017-03-24 kl. 22:18     53 words
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Picture of the Day Mar. 25, 2017 - 06:11AM JST ( ) The construction site of the new National Stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics is shown to the media on Friday.

25, 2017 - 06:11AM JST ( ) The construction site of the new National Stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics is shown to the media on Friday.The construction of the main venue for the Tokyo Games is expected to be completed at the end of...
 
   
Raw
 
 Stage Whispers     2017-03-24 kl. 21:39     493 words
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Queensland Ballet. Playhouse QPAC. March 17 – 25, 2017. Engaging with a work of art like cannot be done without the highest admiration for the depth of intimacy that Queensland Balletcreates in this trilogy of dance works.

With costume and set design by Jon Basour (2012 Paralympics Game opening ceremony designer), every small detail has gone into creating an atmosphere of despair and empathy – as the audience is taken on the emotional journey portrayed through the
 
   
State of Sport: 'British sport must improve athlete care'
 
 NewsR.in     2017-03-24 kl. 21:34     17 words
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British Olympic and Paralympic sport must improve its record on athlete welfare, says Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.

British Olympic and Paralympic sport must improve its record on athlete welfare, says Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.

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British Swimming Investigates Alleged Bullying of Paralympic Swimmers
 
 SwimSwam     2017-03-24 kl. 21:29     432 words
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By on SwimSwam Following multiple claims of bullying by members of the British Paralympic swim team, British Swimming has launched an “independent fact-finding investigation” to assess any wrongdoing that might have occurred.

British Swimming Investigates Alleged Bullying of Paralympic Swimmers.... By on SwimSwam Following multiple claims of bullying by members of the British Paralympic swim team, British Swimming has launched an “independent fact-finding investigation” to...
 
   
'Jumping Like The Boys,' Ashley Caldwell Is Pushing Her Sport - And Risking Everything - With Triple Flips
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-24 kl. 21:16     815 words
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, 1:11 p.m. (ET) PARK CITY, Utah -- As a teenager, Ashley Caldwell never had problems hanging with the boys when it came to doing the biggest flips off the aerials ramp. Now in her 20s, she sees no reason for that to change.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
State of Sport: 'British sport must improve athlete care'
 
 BBC     2017-03-24 kl. 21:08     360 words
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Grey-Thompson was speaking at a debate organised by the BBC as part of its State of Sport coverage British Olympic and Paralympic sport must improve its athletes' welfare, says Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.

Grey-Thompson was speaking at a debate organised by the BBC as part of its State of Sport coverage British Olympic and Paralympic sport must improve its athletes' welfare, says Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.The 11-time Paralympic gold medallist has

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John Kulick Obituary
 
 Barberton Herald     2017-03-24 kl. 20:53     576 words
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John Kulick started the next phase of his spiritual journey March 19. He joins his beloved wife Marcia (McCullough) Kulick who only three days prior passed away as well. John was born in Barberton, Ohio Sept.

life-long marriage. John was very supportive and proud of Marcia’s multi-sport athletic career, highlighted by five world records in swimming at the 1984 Paralympic Games in England.
 
   
Western prof challenging media portrayal of Paralympians
 
 University of Western Ontario Gazette     2017-03-24 kl. 19:55     566 words
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A Western professor is seeking to examine and critique the ways in which the media represents Paralympic athletes. Laura Misener, a professor in Western's kinesiology department, is a part of a research team led by Bournemouth University in the U.K.

Western prof challenging media portrayal of Paralympians.... A Western professor is seeking to examine and critique the ways in which the media represents Paralympic athletes.... Laura Misener, a professor in Western's kinesiology department, is a part of a research team led by Bournemouth University in the U.K.that will investigate the portrayal of disabled athletes...
 
   
VIDEO: Displaying their mettle
 
 Soundings Magazine     2017-03-24 kl. 19:54     175 words
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Sailed in Paralympic-class boats, the C. Thomas Clagett Jr. Memorial Clinic & Regatta is open to U.S. and foreign competitors using the three-person Sonar and the single-handed 2.4 Meter boats.

Sailed in Paralympic-class boats, the C.
 
   
Cathy Uhl Skips Another Winner, Claims Trophy At Elisabeth Childs
 
 Falmouth Enterprise     2017-03-24 kl. 19:49     1095 words
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Apologies for using a well-worn cliché, but when you’re hot, you’re hot.

We will all use this week as a tool to motivate us to train harder and smarter this next year leading up to the Paralympic Games,” Steve said.
 
   
Milton graduate, wounded veteran conquers mountain for a cause
 
 Santa Rosa Press Gazette     2017-03-24 kl. 19:14     664 words
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om MILTON — Wounded veteran Kirstie Ennis, a Milton High School graduate, recently hiked to the summit of Africa’s Mount Kilimanjaro to raise awareness for East Africa rural communities’ need for clean drinking water.

THE FUTURE Ennis still technically lives in Pensacola, she said, but is moving to Glenwood Springs, Colorado, to train for the 2018 Paralympics. “My goal is still to compete in snowboarding,” Ennis said. “This year was a hard one for me due to

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'At last someone's noticed': Keeping Up Appearances' Patricia Routledge
 
 Mail Online     2017-03-24 kl. 18:39     911 words
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Emily Chan For Mailonline 15:40 GMT, 24 March 2017

Paralympic cyclists Jon-Allan Butterworth and Helen Scott were made MBEs at the ceremony Oscar winner:... Olympic and Paralympic champions who enjoyed success at the Rio 2016 Games also collected their awards.... Paralympic cyclist Louis Rolfe and rower...

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Outstanding contributions recognised at the Civic Awards 2017
 
 Royal Borough of Greenwich     2017-03-24 kl. 18:24     912 words
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More than 30 winners received awards across eight categories. The worthy winners received certificates and a small gift from the Leader of the Council, Cllr Denise Hyland, who was joined by Mayor of Royal Greenwich Councillor Olu Babatola.

Sporting achievement award The three winners in the sporting achievement category included Paralympic silver medallist Matthew Robertson who achieved a personal best and national record at this year's cycling championships.

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National Para-Taekwondo depart for Rwanda
 
 Ghana News Agency     2017-03-24 kl. 18:22     259 words
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Accra, March 24, GNA - The Ghana National Para-Taekwondo team would leave for Rwanda next Monday, March 27, 2017 to compete in the 2nd African Para-Taekwondo Open Championships. The two-day tournament would start on April 1 in Kigali.

It said the trip to Rwanda forms part of a larger plan to develop Ghanaian Para-Taekwondo athletes to participate in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

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When is the 2017 London Marathon? All you need to know as elite and amateur runners prepare for the big race
 
 Irish Mirror     2017-03-24 kl. 17:53     794 words
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The countdown is on for the 2017 London Marathon as elite and amateur runners alike complete their final preparations for one of the world's most famous races.

They will be followed out of the blocks by the Paralympic runners taking part in the IPC Athletics Marathon World Cup.
 
   
DSES, Mammoth Mountain to host Para Championships
 
 Sierra Wave     2017-03-24 kl. 17:45     303 words
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Press release Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra and Mammoth Mountain Ski Area are thrilled to be hosting the 2017 US Canadian Para Alpine Skiing National Championships.

Press release Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra and Mammoth Mountain Ski Area are thrilled to be hosting the 2017 US Canadian Para Alpine Skiing National Championships.From March 28 to 31, top racers from across North America will compete in Paralympic...
 
   
Track & Field Kicks Off Aztec Invitational Today
 
 Aztecs     2017-03-24 kl. 17:27     589 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 Stream | 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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Eurovision organizers set to find solution for Russia's contestant to perfom in Kiev
 
 Tass.ru     2017-03-24 kl. 16:51     436 words
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GENEVA, March 24. /TASS/. European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is set to find a solution so that the Russian wheelchair-bound singer Yulia Samoilova can

She also performed in the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympic Games.
 
   
Slovenian children introduced to Para sports
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-24 kl. 16:29     194 words
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The National Paralympic Committee has been working with its partners to recruit the next generation of sports stars.

The National Paralympic Committee has been working with its partners to recruit the next generation of sports stars.The National Paralympic Committee (NPC) of Slovenia has had a busy few weeks as it ramped up its efforts to raise awareness of Para
 
   
On This Day - Mar 24 2008: aged just 13, diver Tom Daley becomes European champion
 
 The Irish News     2017-03-24 kl. 16:23     924 words
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ON THIS DAY  1877: The Oxford-Cambridge University Boat Race ended in a dead heat. 1889: Middle-distance runner Albert Hill was born.

Great Britain's two-time Paralympic gold medallist, born 1990.
 
   
New prosthetic invention lets users reclaim their sense of touch
 
 Medical Xpress     2017-03-24 kl. 16:17     925 words
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Two years ago, Melissa Loomis, age 43, was in her house in Ohio when she heard her two dogs barking and scuffling outside. She discovered her pets in a tussle with a raccoon and ran to intercede. The wild animal bit her right forearm.

Here's how to convince the brain that prosthetic legs are real Sep 13, 2016 The carbon fibre legs or "blades" used by lower limb amputee runners have arguably become one of the most iconic symbols of the Paralympic Games.
 
   
India Today Woman Summit 2017: These women are bringing the change we want to see
 
 India Today     2017-03-24 kl. 16:07     92 words
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Deepa Malik, Paralympic Games Champions; Nilam Katare, Human Rights Activist; Mumtaz Shaikh, Women Rights Activist; Laxmi Saa, Acid Attack Survivor;

Deepa Malik, Paralympic Games Champions; Nilam Katare, Human Rights Activist; Mumtaz Shaikh, Women Rights Activist; Laxmi Saa, Acid Attack Survivor;...Dipa Karmarkar, Gymnast and Poonam Muttreja, Executive Director of the Population Foundation,
 
   
Stein announces retirement from swimming
 
 Maple Ridge News     2017-03-24 kl. 16:05     670 words
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Nathan Stein stated his retirement at the announcement of the 2020 BC Summer Games coming to Maple Ridge. — image credit: Phil Melnychuk/THE NEWS M aple Ridge paralympic athlete Nathan Stein is calling it a career.

Phil Melnychuk/THE NEWS M aple Ridge paralympic athlete Nathan Stein is calling it a career.The 25-year-old swimmer said he finally gets to say goodbye to 5 a.m. practice sessions that he has been doing since he was nine years old. “I would be up

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WATCH: North Yorkshire Paralympic gold medalist Laurence Whiteley receive his MBE
 
 itv.com     2017-03-24 kl. 16:00     136 words
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Play video North Yorkshire Paralympic gold medalist Laurence Whiteley has received his MBE today at Buckingham Palace. The 25-year-old from Northallerton was all smiles when Prince Charles pinned the medal on his suit jacket for his services to rowing.

WATCH: North Yorkshire Paralympic gold medalist Laurence Whiteley receive his MBE.... Play video North Yorkshire Paralympic gold medalist Laurence Whiteley has received his MBE today at Buckingham Palace.... The 25-year-old from Northallerton was all smiles when Prince Charles pinned the medal on his suit jacket for his services to rowing.Laurence and his partner Lauren Rowels won Paralympic...

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Wiggins named Albany’s sporting best
 
 The West Australian     2017-03-24 kl. 16:00     347 words
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Teenage cyclist Craig Wiggins was announced as the Wellington and Reeves Albany Sportsperson of the Year tonight.

Albany's sporting elite heard from Albany-bred Paralympic triathlete Brant Garvey who was the guest speaker at the awards.
 
   
Your athlete representative: Elvira Stinissen
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-24 kl. 15:07     574 words
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The sitting volleyball player shares why it is important for her to be involved in the Athletes’ Council, and more. " I think we should be aware of the fact that sport is about athletes. And we need to get them involved more.

The Netherlands’ Elvira Stinissen was one of six members elected on the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletes’ Council during the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games .... The three-time Paralympian was re-elected on the Council, which is the collective voice of Paralympic athletes within the IPC and the greater Paralympic...
 
   
Sweden’s Hjert anticipates challenging season
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-24 kl. 15:07     435 words
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With roster changes since Rio 2016, the wheelchair rugby player knows the 2017 Europeans will be a tough battle. The Swedish wheelchair rugby team will look a lot different than the one that took the courts at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games .

The Swedish wheelchair rugby team will look a lot different than the one that took the courts at the Rio 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
Rodrigo Mendoza anticipates football-5 final
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-24 kl. 15:07     432 words
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The Argentinian goalkeeper is hoping the team can beat hosts Brazil in the gold-medal match of the fourth Youth Parapan American Games in Sao Paulo.

His father Antonio was a successful football 5-a-side player, winning silver at the Athens 2004 Paralympic Games, bronze at Beijing 2008 and two World Championships in 2002 and 2006. “I started football-5 because of my father who had a long career
 
   
Exclusive: Summer Olympics head insists NADOs have same independence problems as sporting bodies
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-24 kl. 15:05     952 words
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A leading sporting official has hit back at the Institute of National Anti-Doping Organisation's  (iNADO) criticisms of sporting plans to reform the global drugs testing system.

be increased. They deem the ban - which was awarded by the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports’ (NIF) Adjudication Committee following a recommended 14-month suspension proposed by Anti-Doping Norway - to be "on the...

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IHMC's Ken Ford elected to inventors hall of fame
 
 PensacolaNewsJournal.com     2017-03-24 kl. 15:04     992 words
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| Updated 13 hours ago Buy Photo Ken Ford, co-founder and CEO of the Institute for Human & Machine Cognition, stands for a photo on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. (Photo: Gregg Pachkowski/gregg@pnj.

Led by Peter Neuhaus, a senior research scientist at IHMC, the institute placed second at a first-of-its-kind competition for disabled athletes in Zurich, Switzerland,  in October.
 
   
Judge delays decision on Van Breda trial livestream
 
 News24     2017-03-24 kl. 14:31     325 words
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Cape Town - Judgment in an application by Media24 to livestream Henri van Breda's murder trial will be handed down shortly before his the case starts in the Cape Town High Court on Monday.

This would be similar to the live broadcast of the trial of former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.

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PyeongChang 2018 Unveils Paralympic Pictograms
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-24 kl. 13:45     527 words
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The pictograms depict the six Paralympic winter sports With 350 days to go, the official sport pictograms for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic

PyeongChang 2018 Unveils Paralympic Pictograms.... The pictograms depict the six Paralympic winter sports With 350 days to go, the official sport pictograms for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic. ...Winter Games , comprising of six images, were unveiled...

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Olympic legacy: Looking forwards not backwards
 
 About Manchester.co.uk     2017-03-24 kl. 13:35     487 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
 
   
Golden delight for UEL duo in Dubai
 
 Newham Recorder     2017-03-24 kl. 13:33     399 words
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11:24 24 March 2017 UEL's Vanessa Daobry (front, right) and Lorn Mayers (back row, second from left) with their medals in Dubai

Daobry, 39, is studying sport and exercise science and competed for Britain at the Rio Paralympics last year, finishing fifth in her final.

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Survey shows 2026 Winter Olympic bid supported by French-speaking Switzerland
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-24 kl. 12:35     608 words
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An internet survey of the French-speaking part of Switzerland has found that almost two-thirds back the idea of a bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

An internet survey of the French-speaking part of Switzerland has found that almost two-thirds back the idea of a bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.It comes on the back of Sion being nominated as Switzerland's candidate for

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Three reasons why Thomas Clarion loves skiing
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-24 kl. 12:24     212 words
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After a strong season, the French Nordic skier shares his love of the sport. France’s Thomas Clarion will be pleased with his 2016-17 season.

France’s Thomas Clarion will be pleased with his 2016-17 season.He signed off with a win in the middle distance race at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games Test Event to leave him top of the World Cup rankings, three points clear of
 
   
National Championships to conclude French ski season
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-24 kl. 12:24     407 words
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World champion snowboarders and Nordic and alpine skiers will compete in Les Saisies from 25-28 March. "[It will be] a special rendezvous for the public and the athletes after a winter rich [with] results and emotions.

The competition is the perfect opportunity for the athletes to celebrate their 20 medals, including nine world titles, from 2017 less than a year from the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games .... Four-time Paralympian champion Bochet, who will...
 
   
Out and about with #TeamAgitos
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-24 kl. 12:24     694 words
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Find out what has been going on in projects supported by the Agitos Foundation at the beginning of the year.

Find out what has been going on in projects supported by the Agitos Foundation at the beginning of the year.A busy start to 2017 has seen the Agitos Foundation , the development arm of the International Paralympic...
 
   
Stroke Association and SMILE Through Sport team up for stroke survivors
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-03-24 kl. 12:15     543 words
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The in South Tyneside has teamed up with SMILE Through Sport, to help local stroke survivors get more active.The Stroke Association runs a Family and Carer Support Service and Community Integration Service across South Tyneside.

The company was founded in 2013 by Paralympian Stephen Miller MBE.
 
   
Ethics textbooks undergo, pass 1st screenings
 
 The Japan News     2017-03-24 kl. 12:05     372 words
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Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — All ethics textbooks put forward for approval for use at elementary schools from fiscal 2018 have cleared screenings by a panel of experts, the education ministry said Friday.

Of the 24 sets of ethics textbooks, 23 discussed information morals, 19 took up the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Japan, and 11 touched on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Don’t miss the point
 
 The Hindu     2017-03-24 kl. 11:17     1244 words
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Earlier this month, at a special exhibition at the Paris Fashion Week, silks and sequins gave way to cutting-edge designs in fashion technology.

After a voluntary amputation at 20 (“one of the best decisions I’ve made in life”), and several modelling assignments for alternative fashion labels, she shot into the limelight performing at the 2012 London Paralympics closing ceremony —
 
   
E-Factor and Filmmaster Events Announce Joint Venture: Set to Create Unprecedented Experiences
 
 EventFAQs     2017-03-24 kl. 11:11     1207 words
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div > (L-R) Manika Garg, Andrea Francisi. Samit Garg.

With over 17 Olympic and Paralympic credits, FME is one of the few event companies in the world with such an extensive and unique experience.
 
   
Roundtable on Smart Cities and the Environment
 
 Metro.Tokyo.jp     2017-03-24 kl. 10:58     479 words
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On March 7, 2017, Governor Koike joined a , held at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. The event coincided with the visit to Japan of the Danish Minister for Environment and Food.

2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games....use by the time of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Upcoming summit aimed at lending Women a powerful voice
 
 ProKerala.com     2017-03-24 kl. 09:52     236 words
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New Delhi, March 24 In what promises to be an event aimed at lending a platform to women, the focus of an upcoming summit here is on women at work, achievers, women in public life, parliamentarians, CEOs, entrepreneurs, artists and culturists.

Paralympics Games) and Radhika Vaz (Well-known Comedian).

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SP2017: Two Brazil-Argentina finals set for Sao Paulo 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-24 kl. 09:40     520 words
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The South American rivals will face each other for gold in the football 5 and football 7 finals respectively at the Youth Parapan American Games. Football 5 and football 7 will both be contested at Sao Paulo 2017.

Sprinters Tevaughn Kevin Thomas and Jason Dennis Brown took one silver and two bronzes, respectively. “I hope that I can keep improving and participate in the next Paralympics,” said Thomas.
 
   
Giant Apinis throw smashes his own discus world record in Dubai
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-24 kl. 09:40     774 words
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Latvia’s multiple world and Paralympic champion added 47cm to his discus F52 world record.

Latvia’s multiple world and Paralympic champion added 47cm to his discus F52 world record.The discus circle was the scene for both of the world records that fell on Thursday (23 March), the fourth and final day of competition at the Dubai Grand

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London terror attack: Two 'significant' arrests made
 
 Stray FM     2017-03-24 kl. 09:18     649 words
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Two more "significant arrests" have been made in connection with the Westminster attack, Scotland Yard said. More follows...

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.

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India Today Woman Summit 2017: Misogynistic statements by politicians to make headlines, says Meenakshi Lekhi
 
 India Today     2017-03-24 kl. 09:18     97 words
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The India Today Woman Summit returns this year as the ideal platform for women from all walks of life to voice their thoughts and opinions.

The India Today Woman Summit returns this year as the ideal platform for women from all walks of life to voice their thoughts and opinions.This year, the discussion panel includes renowned personalities like paralympic champion Deepa Malik, acid

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Paul Gillett of AJG Direct Attends International Speaking Event
 
 PRWeb     2017-03-24 kl. 09:04     439 words
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We encourage creative thinking and never limit our people to only learning from one environment. London (PRWEB) March 24, 2017 As a collective, AJG Direct actively seeks out new learning opportunities on a regular basis.

Having won Paralympic Gold, Mark Colbourne now takes his epic story, about never giving up, around the globe sharing his message with people hoping to change their lives for the better.

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Stjärna på bullar och bollspel
 
 Di Weekend Plus     2017-03-23 kl. 21:00     734 words
 
Kristina Lindhe är vd för Lexington company, som fyller 20 år i år. Jennifer Lawrence får gärna gestalta denna örn-wannabe när hon blir bäst på bollspel. Lexington fyller 20 år, hur ska ni fira det?

Paralympics: Parachef med björnskräck.