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15-årige parasimmaren Fabian Claëson är idrotts- och fritidsstipendiat i Östra Göinge.
 
 Kristianstadsbladet Plus     2017-03-27 kl. 00:11     437 words
 
Simmare av nationell toppklass, med sikte på den internationella scenen. En vinnarskalle med stort hjärta. Möt Fabian Claëson, mottagare av Östra Göinges idrotts- och fritidsstipendium.

Här hittade Fabian snabbt till prispallen, blev en rekordman och under en tid har siktet varit inställt på Paralympics i Tokyo 2020. -... Men Paralympics 2024?
 
   
Para-ryttarna på Strömsholm
 
 Svenska Ridsportforbundet     2017-03-26 kl. 10:24     469 words
 
Pararyttargruppen med Anita Johnsson och Carolin Rutberg närmast kameran, njuter av lunch och vårsol på Strömsholm.

De hade en bra säsong 2016 med start i Paralympics i Rio där de var placerade i varje start i de tre klasserna i konkurrens med ryttare från hela världen. -
 
   
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South Western 'improvements' promised as First MTR wins franchise
 
 Stray FM     2017-03-27 kl. 08:44     625 words
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Cheryl announces birth of first child with Liam Payne on Mother's Day The pop star and former X Factor judge Cheryl has given birth to a baby boy.

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.
 
   
QOC lend support to Paralympic Day in Doha
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-27 kl. 08:11     292 words
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The secretary general of the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) was present as the governing body backed Paralympic Day in the country. Thani Abdulrahman Al Kuwari oversaw the event in the Gulf Nation, which took place in capital city Doha.

QOC lend support to Paralympic Day in Doha.... The secretary general of the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) was present as the governing body backed Paralympic Day in the country.... Thani Abdulrahman Al Kuwari oversaw the event in the Gulf Nation, which took place in capital city Doha.The Organising Committee of Qatar's Schools Olympic Programme, alongside the Qatar Paralympic...

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Record number of UQ Sporting Scholarships
 
 University of Queensland     2017-03-27 kl. 07:53     1672 words
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A record 56 University of Queensland students – including five Olympic and Paralympic representatives – have received 2017 UQ Sporting Scholarships.

A record 56 University of Queensland students – including five Olympic and Paralympic representatives – have received 2017 UQ Sporting Scholarships.They include three-time Paralympic gold medallist Brenden Hall ; Rio Olympic bronze medallists
 
   
"There needs to be compromise": Lib hopeful breaks ranks on rate-capping
 
 In Daily     2017-03-27 kl. 07:32     814 words
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Steven Marshall has pledged to keep council rates down.

Over the weekend, the Liberals finalised five candidates, with state president Steve Murray overcoming former minister Wayne Matthew in Davenport, and Paralympian Matt Cowdrey easily accounting for challenger Alex Brown in Colton.
 
   
Kynren 2017 will be 'bigger and better' say organisers
 
 itv.com     2017-03-27 kl. 07:16     301 words
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Rehearsals for huge outdoor show in Bishop Auckland New character Boudicca.

Its new creative director, Olympic and Paralympic opening ceremony specialist, Steve Boyd has brought in a larger volunteer cast and more special effects for this year's event.

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Recent Tax Developments, Including Inheritance Tax Rising to 55%, ebiz news from Japan
 
 Japan Inc     2017-03-27 kl. 07:16     3645 words
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* * * * * * * * TERRIE'S TAKE - BY TERRIE LLOYD * * * * * * A weekly roundup of news & information from Terrie Lloyd, a long-term technology and media entrepreneur living in Japan. (http://www.terrielloyd.

Sure enough, we are now being told that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics are expected to cost about JPY3trn (US$26bn), while the anticipated spending in the bid was just JPY1.8bn.
 
   
2012 Paralympics was worth participating
 
 GhHeadlines     2017-03-27 kl. 06:45     49 words
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2012 Paralympics was worth participating.
 
   
Athletics - men's 100m T42 Medal Ceremony - 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships, Lyon
 
 Dailymotion     2017-03-27 kl. 06:01     7 words
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Naza Kia Malaysia donates all-new Kia Sorento to PDRM, worth RM156k
 
 AutoBuzz.my     2017-03-27 kl. 05:55     143 words
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The generous folks at Kia Malaysia have done it again, after handing over brand new units of the Kia Sportage to our gold medallist Paralympians . This time, the beneficiary of a brand new Kia Sorento  is Polis Di Raja Malaysia (PDRM).

The generous folks at Kia Malaysia have done it again, after handing over brand new units of the Kia Sportage to our gold medallist Paralympians .
 
   
OUR VIEW: Ottawa student keeps living his hoops dream
 
 InOttawa.com     2017-03-27 kl. 05:49     762 words
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THUMBS UP TO … hoop dreams. It’s a big deal when a local athlete goes beyond a high school career to make a splash at the collegiate level, and that’s

He also was part of a USA Basketball developmental team that took part in a paralympic tournament in Kitakyushi, Japan, in November.
 
   
World No. 1 Fencer Lee Kiefer Makes More History With Fourth Individual NCAA Title
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-27 kl. 05:23     327 words
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, 9:57 p.m. (ET) Lee Kiefer (L) and boyfriend/Notre Dame volunteer assistant coach Gerek Meinhardt celebrate Kiefer's individual NCAA championship win and the Notre Dame women's fencing team's win on March 26, 2017 in Indianapolis.

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Wests’ disability team needs you
 
 Wollondilly Advertiser     2017-03-27 kl. 05:01     292 words
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The football season is well under way but it isn’t too late to join the Wests Tigers physical disability team. The football season is well under way but it isn’t too late to join the Wests Tigers physical disability team.

Mr Tonna was born with cerebral palsy and represented Australia at the Paralympics in 2000 for football. “The stigma of having a physical disability is that we can’t do what everyone else can but we are proving them wrong,” Mr Tonna said.

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Olympic Notes: Great Britain's Wheelchair Tennis Funding Cut By UK Sport
 
 Sports Business Daily     2017-03-27 kl. 04:36     87 words
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Great Britain 's ability to win future Paralympic wheelchair tennis medals is "at risk" after having its funding cut by UK Sport ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Great Britain 's ability to win future Paralympic wheelchair tennis medals is "at risk" after having its funding cut by UK Sport ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Games.The sport received £1,925,270 for the Rio cycle and the team won six medals, including
 
   
Nick Willis leads from the front for Hutt Valley Sports Awards
 
 Dominion Post     2017-03-27 kl. 04:13     331 words
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Nick Willis celebrates his Olympic bronze at the Rio Games. Nick Willis looks to be the front runner for the Hutt Valley Sports Awards. Organiser Ken Laban said it was again time for local clubs and sports lovers to put in their nominations.

Mary Fisher in action at the Paralympics in 2016.... She  won gold at the Rio Paralympics, setting a new world record on the way to winning the 100m backstroke S11.
 
   
APC AUSTRALIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE : Australian Paralympian awarded NT Sport’s highest honour
 
 4 Traders     2017-03-27 kl. 03:43     415 words
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Paralympian wheelchair basketballer Tom O'Neill-Thorne has been named the Northern Territory Government Sportsperson of the Year at the 2017 Northern Territory Sports Awards.

APC AUSTRALIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE :... Australian Paralympian awarded NT Sport’s highest honour.... Paralympian wheelchair basketballer Tom O'Neill-Thorne has been named the Northern Territory Government Sportsperson of the Year at the 2017 Northern...
 
   
Minister for Sport congratulates AFL Women
 
 MySunshineCoast     2017-03-27 kl. 02:05     593 words
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Lifestyle Queensland Government Sport and Fitness Social: Today, history was made. For the first time, an AFL grand final has been held outside the MCG.

More information... Nominees for prestigious Academy athlete of the year award announced 06 December 2016 | The five award finalists are Paralympian Lakeisha Patterson (swimming), Olympian Emma McKeon (swimming), Olympian Charlotte Caslick (rugby sevens), Paralympian...
 
   
NATO Fast Facts
 
 997WTN.com     2017-03-27 kl. 01:59     1567 words
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(CNN) – Here’s a look at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), headquartered in Brussels, Belgium.

August 10, 2004 – NATO Airborne Warning and Control Systems (AWACS) begin patrolling Greek airspace prior to the Olympic and Paralympic games.

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Career profile: Lord Chris Holmes MBE
 
 Changeboard     2017-03-27 kl. 01:20     501 words
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Great Britain's most successful Paralympic swimmer - about the day he became a Lord, a typical day in the office, and his favourite career moment so far.... My proudest career moment Being a director at London 2012, leading the team that planned and delivered the Paralympic...
 
   
Paralympic gold medal my best memory: Morteza Mehrzad
 
 Tehran Times     2017-03-27 kl. 01:18     309 words
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The tallest Paralympian in Rio Morteza Mehrzad says that his best memory of his sporting career comes from the 2016 Paralympic Games, where Iran sitting volleyball team won the title for the sixth time.

Paralympic gold medal my best memory:... Morteza Mehrzad. The tallest Paralympian in Rio Morteza Mehrzad says that his best memory of his sporting career comes from the 2016 Paralympic Games, where Iran sitting volleyball team won the title for the sixth time.Mehrzad, tallest ever Paralympian...

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TIAS confers 1st batch of Master's Degrees in Sport and Olympic Studies
 
 Association Internationale De La Presse Sportive     2017-03-27 kl. 01:12     455 words
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by Chukai Lim and Jaimie Tanizawa March 26, 2017 - A red-letter day for the first cohort of 18 students, representing 12 different countries who received their Master’s Degree in Sport and Olympic Studies, from the University of Tsukuba, Japan.

The TIAS Master's programme has been established as part of the Sport For Tomorrow legacy for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, which aims to educate and develop the next generation of leaders in the world of sport.
 
   
Darcy Roper & Conor Warren farewell junior competition with gold
 
 The Runner's Tribe     2017-03-27 kl. 00:23     825 words
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Darcy Roper & Conor Warren farewell junior competition with gold, as #AAC17 gets underway in Sydney Darcy Roper (Qld) has capped off his

On the track, Paralympian Jaryd Clifford (Vic) qualified for the able-bodied final of the boy’s under 20 1500m after stopping the clock at 4:00.68 to win the first heat.
 
   
15-årige parasimmaren Fabian Claëson är idrotts- och fritidsstipendiat i Östra Göinge.
 
 Kristianstadsbladet Plus     2017-03-27 kl. 00:11     437 words
 
Simmare av nationell toppklass, med sikte på den internationella scenen. En vinnarskalle med stort hjärta. Möt Fabian Claëson, mottagare av Östra Göinges idrotts- och fritidsstipendium.

Här hittade Fabian snabbt till prispallen, blev en rekordman och under en tid har siktet varit inställt på Paralympics i Tokyo 2020. -... Men Paralympics 2024?
 
   
Frank Thompson Strikes Skeet Silver For His First World Cup Medal
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-26 kl. 23:34     308 words
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, 5:09 p.m. (ET) Frank Thompson competes in men's skeet qualification at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Shooting Centre on Aug. 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

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Richard Branson makes the most of his New Zealand trip
 
 Waikato Times     2017-03-26 kl. 22:43     269 words
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Richard Branson has shown Auckland a thing or two about painting the town red. The founder of the Virgin Group was in town for his show An Evening with Sir Richard Branson  at Vector Arena.

A post shared by Liam Malone (@liammmalone) on Mar 25, 2017 at 4:06am PDT Paralympian Liam Malone relished the opportunity to meet Branson saying "4 years I turned my life around after drink driving.

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Paris 2024 organisers rule out postponing Olympic bid
 
 Equilibrio Informativo     2017-03-26 kl. 22:15     353 words
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The IOC confirmed last week it will study the possibility of awarding both Olympics at the same time when the body meets for a crunch vote in Lima in September. The keynote speaker will be John J.

"With Los Angeles' deep ties to every corner of the Francophone world, every French-speaking athlete and fan will have a home field advantage at the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in the City of Angels".... Paris lost out to London in a bid to host the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
In an inspiring story
 
 Deccan Herald     2017-03-26 kl. 21:58     174 words
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Last seen in 'Anna' in the lead role of social activist Anna Hazare, actor Shashank Udapurkar is set to make a comeback with the story of Aditya

Till date, there is not a single film on para sports despite the fact that in the last few years India has done a fantastic job in Asian and Paralympic Games," said Shashank, who is an engineer by profession.... "While I was reading about the Paralympic...
 
   
Disability services provider investigated over series of deaths
 
 ABC Online     2017-03-26 kl. 21:09     1376 words
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One of Australia's most high-profile providers of disability services, Lifestyle Solutions, is under review by both the Victorian Government and the

It was a broadcast sponsor of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.

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Michael Schumacher Health Condition Latest News: Mercedes Takes Out #KeepFightingMichael Message, Focuses Support on #KeepFighting Initiative Instead
 
 Christian Post     2017-03-26 kl. 21:06     399 words
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30 to Rio Paralympics gold medalist Vanessa Low who has continuously displayed an impressive fighting spirit despite losing both of her legs when she was only 15.
 
   
Mayhem on four wheels
 
 Belleville Intelligencer     2017-03-26 kl. 21:02     956 words
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Belleville, ON By Tim Miller, The Intelligencer Sunday, March 26, 2017 2:35:32 EDT PM Image: 1 Shayne Smith of Toronto (left) bangs wheels with

Experience was abundant as several Paralympians took to the court throughout the two days.... She went on to become the first woman to score in Paralympic wheelchair rugby during the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing and helped bring home the bronze...

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Team USA Wins Saber Fencing World Cup Gold Even Without Its Biggest Star
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-03-26 kl. 20:40     297 words
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, 2:17 p.m. (ET) (L-R) Dagmara Wozniak, Ibtihaj Muhammad, Mariel Zagunis, coach Ed Korfanty, Monica Aksamit and Eliza Stone celebrate their world cup gold medal on March 26, 2017 in Yangzhou, China. The U.S.

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SA Special Olympics team returns home
 
 SABC     2017-03-26 kl. 20:36     271 words
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Team SA brought home 11 medals. (SABC) Tags: South Africa Special Olympics team of twenty five athletes returned home from the Winter Games in Austria victorious with 11 medals. Most medals, which are gold came from hockey and skating.

Special Olympics ambassador Letshego Zulu says the team outdone itself. “I was educated about the difference between special Olympics and Paralympics and I realised that special Olympics actually need special attention.
 
   
Double Amputee Marine Veteran Matias Ferreira A New York Police Officer
 
 Inquisitr     2017-03-26 kl. 20:15     783 words
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A marine veteran, who lost both of his legs in Afghanistan, was sworn in as a New York Police Officer, Fox News reports. Matias Ferreira, 28, just may be the first double amputee to become an active duty police officer in the country.

Alex Zanardi , a double amputee race driver who lost his legs during a cart race, won a gold medal at the Rio Paralympics last September.... In 2014, she competed at the Paralympics and received a bronze medal.
 
   
Arnold Schwarzenegger crushes an Internet troll who mocked Special Olympics
 
 Washington Post     2017-03-26 kl. 18:23     701 words
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It appears Arnold Schwarzenegger has a no-haters rule on social media. (Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/) An internet troll chose the wrong athletes to pick on last week.

Now, thanks to the success of Invictus Games and Paralympics coverage, it’s a business expected to produce even if its higher profile invites mean commentary. “The concept of athletes with differences was starting to resonate in our shop, and we
 
   
E Factor Entertainment and Filmmaster Events Form Joint Venture with To Introduce Specialized Events in India
 
 EGlobal Travel Media     2017-03-26 kl. 17:35     570 words
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E-Factor Entertainment Pvt. Ltd , India’s premium specialized events agency today announced its partnership with Filmmaster Events.

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.
 
   
Maintaining sustainability in the growing electronics market Mar-Apr. digital issue
 
 Injection Moulding Asia     2017-03-26 kl. 17:30     2697 words
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Also, download this story from the electronic issue  here Consumers have been caught up in a frenzy of rapid turnover of electronic gadgets.

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games is planning to use metals collected from discarded or obsolete electronic devices in the production of the medals that will be awarded to athletes at the Games.
 
   
Title sponsor and patron announced for IWRF World Championship
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-26 kl. 17:24     478 words
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Disability Sports Australia (DSA) marked 500 days to go until the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) 2018 World Championship with the

"The GIO 2018 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship will be the largest disability sporting event to be held in Australia since the Sydney 2000 Paralympic...

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Paralympic powerhouse, Tatyana McFadden is taking over #TeamUSA's Instagram..
 
 TaableNote News     2017-03-26 kl. 17:17     12 words
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Paralympic powerhouse, Tatyana McFadden is taking over #TeamUSA's Instagram Stories TODAY!

Paralympic powerhouse, Tatyana McFadden is taking over #TeamUSA's Instagram..Paralympic powerhouse, Tatyana McFadden is taking over #TeamUSA's Instagram Stories TODAY!US Olympic Team.
 
   
Olympic Committees of Finland and Japan sign partnership agreement
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-26 kl. 16:51     269 words
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A partnership agreement has been signed between the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) of Japan and Finland.

Also present were Ryosuke Ando, assistant director of the Secretariat for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games headquarters, and Toshiaki Murasato, executive director of the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee's international relations bureau.

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Two golds for hosts Brazil on final day of Youth Parapan American Games
 
 Inside The Games     2017-03-26 kl. 16:46     516 words
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Daniel Etchells Saturday, 25 March 2017 Hosts Brazil won gold medals in men's goalball and wheelchair basketball as the Youth Parapan American Games in São Paulo came to an end today.

The Ceremony began with the playing of the Brazilian national anthem, followed by the Parade of Nations and the playing of the Paralympic anthem.... Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) President Jose Luis Campo described the Games as the "best ever".
 
   
Wagner defeats Lapthorne again to retain Cajun Classic title
 
 Inside The Games     2017-03-26 kl. 16:46     367 words
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Max Winters Saturday, 25 March 2017 World number two David Wagner of the United States retained his quad singles title at the Cajun Classic in Baton Rouge after defeating Great Britain's Andy Lapthorne in the final today.

Wagner, who won bronze at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games and silver at London 2012 in the quad singles, secured his 12th Cajun Classicitle 6-3, 7-6 when he clinched the match in a second set tiebreak.

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Incumbent Morita wins third four-year term in Chiba gubernatorial election
 
 Japan Times     2017-03-26 kl. 16:36     170 words
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CHIBA – Chiba Gov. Kensaku Morita won a third four-year term in Sunday’s gubernatorial election, beating three independent newcomers.

in the prefecture as venues for some sports during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

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'Taylor is a fantastic fighter'
 
 Sky Sports     2017-03-26 kl. 16:11     479 words
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Katie Taylor won her third professional bout at the weekend (Pic: Lawrence Lustig) Katie Taylor's blossoming professional boxing career offers further proof women can fight, Muay Thai world champion Ruqsana Begum says.

"I'm ecstatic just to be nominated and at the same time I feel so humbled," said Begum, who is vying for the prize with cricketer Azeem Rafiq and double Paralympic gold medallist Kadeena Cox.
 
   
Advertisers seek closer relationships with fewer suppliers, finds new ISBA/OLIVER study
 
 Creative Match     2017-03-26 kl. 15:57     850 words
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Posted by: Oliver Group Nearly two thirds (62%) of advertisers are shifting towards stronger relationships with fewer suppliers as the move towards

Atos is the Worldwide IT partner of the Olympic & Paralympic Games.
 
   
JIVE ACES TO PERFORM FOR CHIPOLA ARTIST SERIES ……..
 
 Foster Folly News     2017-03-26 kl. 15:51     226 words
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MARIANNA—The Chipola Artist Series will present with Jump, Jive and Wail featuring The Jive Aces, Tuesday, Mar. 28, in the Center for the Arts.

the Olympic and Paralympic celebrations. the Jive Aces have truly established themselves as the UK’s top Jive & Swing band.
 
   
Canadian governing bodies welcome increased Government funding
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-26 kl. 15:45     821 words
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The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) have expressed gratitude to the Government of Canada following the

The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) have expressed gratitude to the Government of Canada following the. ...announcement that it would be increasing annual funding allocated to their Athlete Assistance

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History spectacular Kynren set to return to North East
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-03-26 kl. 15:39     102 words
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A show chronicling more than 2,000 years of English history which attracted more than 100,000 visitors in its first year is returning to the North East this summer.

The Olympic and Paralympic Games opening ceremony specialist will add extra depth, scale and...
 
   
Teen with cerebral palsy earns spot in state finals for track and field
 
 7 News Online     2017-03-26 kl. 15:19     402 words
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WESTON, FLA. (WSVN) - - A South Florida teen with cerebral palsy is now heading to the state finals in track in field. She’s become an inspirational athlete at her high school and in her community. “I get super excited,” said Kathy Matos.

Isabella and her mother are hoping that her story inspires the creation of more adaptive teams for other disabled athletes across South Florida. “There’s no one else doing that in Broward county and hopefully we can motivate other adaptive
 
   
Sheffielders get a taste of sport's benefits from gold medal-winning
 
 The Star     2017-03-26 kl. 14:54     57 words
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Paralympian Will Bayley shows off his gold medal Sheffielders got a taste of sport's benefits at the Institute of Sport

Sheffielders get a taste of sport's benefits from gold medal-winning. ...athlete.Paralympian Will Bayley shows off his gold medal Sheffielders got a taste of sport's benefits at the Institute of Sport.
 
   
Muslim tourism set to boost growth of halal market in Japan
 
 Abu Dhabi National     2017-03-26 kl. 14:42     879 words
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While Muslim, or "modest", fashion is a new phenomenon in Japan, halal products have been on the menu here for some years now.

The Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games are scheduled to be held in 2020, and it is expected that the number of foreign guests visiting Japan will increase further, Mr Iizuka says.

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UAE end campaign with 21 medals
 
 Gulf News     2017-03-26 kl. 14:25     457 words
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Dubai: Aysha Salem Bani Khalid provided the silver lining while Thuraya Al Za’abi claimed a bronze for the UAE on the final day of the ninth Fazza World Para-Athletics Championship Dubai 2017 that concluded at the Dubai Club for the Disabled on Thursday.

Even our local stars sparkled in this new venue as they competed against world and Paralympic champions making a strong bid to get ranking points and give themselves the chance of qualifying for the World Championships in London,” Berregad said.
 
   
Purple Day – epilepsy awareness
 
 My Family Our Needs.co.uk     2017-03-26 kl. 13:25     2302 words
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s – 11 years • 11 years – 18 years • 18 years – 25 years Today is Purple Day, when people come together to turn the world purple for epilepsy, to raise both vital funds and awareness.

Maggi McEleny MBE, British Paralympic swimmer and winner of three gold, five silver and seven bronze medals.
 
   
Impressive: Barcelona legend becomes a musician, releases first single (photos, video)
 
 Naij.com     2017-03-26 kl. 13:15     130 words
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Following his retirement from football, Barcelona legend Ronaldinho has turned his attention to music and the Brazilian has launched his singing career by releasing his first single.

NAIJ.com gathered that he has previously featured in a number of Brazilian rap videos, as well as the official Rio Paralympics song in 2016, but this track is his first as a solo artist.

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Fredericks temporarily stands down from IAAF Council role amid ethics probe
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-03-26 kl. 13:10     486 words
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Frankie Fredericks has temporarily stepped down from his role as a member of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Council, according to the body's President Sebastian Coe.

The IOC Ethics Commission is looking into payments a company linked to the four-time Olympic silver medallist received three days before Rio de Janeiro was awarded the 2016 OIympic and Paralympic Games in 2009.... This allegedly took place shortly before Rio was chosen as the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic...

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JAL revival heralds new competition / Transp...
 
 The Japan News     2017-03-26 kl. 12:46     520 words
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Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The Japanese airline industry is set to enter a new era of competition in April, with Japan Airlines to exit from

The Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry is now considering expanding the daily number of round-trip flights at Haneda Airport by around 53, in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

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British Cycling Performance Director: They want to "sensationalise and hang people out to dry"
 
 Road.cc     2017-03-26 kl. 12:13     588 words
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Bullying allegations "were not representative of the whole programme"...

The 48-year-old has been the RYA’s Olympic manager for the past 15 years, with Britain’s world-beating sailors amassing 23 Olympic and Paralympic medals during his time at the helm.

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 Dailymotion     2017-03-26 kl. 11:40     7 words
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Speical Olympics: Rich haul for Qatar
 
 Qatar Peninsula     2017-03-26 kl. 10:39     70 words
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Dr. Thani bin Abdulrahman Al Kuwari, Secretary General of the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC), and Dr Hassan Al Ansari, Secretary General of the Qatar

Dr. Thani bin Abdulrahman Al Kuwari, Secretary General of the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC), and Dr Hassan Al Ansari, Secretary General of the Qatar. ...Paralympic Committee pose for a picture along with Qatar Special Olympics team which arrived in...
 
   
Sao Paulo 2017 Closing Ceremony speech by Jose Luis Campo
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-26 kl. 10:22     941 words
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Dear athletes, officials, classifiers, friends, ¡buenas noches, boa noite, good evening! Over the last six days, we were amazed by the truly inspiring performances of over 800 young athletes competing in the biggest Youth Parapan American Games.

From what I have witnessed this week, I am convinced that there are a number of future Parapan American and Paralympic champions amongst you.... But becoming a great athlete and winning the coveted Paralympic gold depends on you and the strength of your...
 
   
Holiday Hotspot with Belgium’s Peter Genyn
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-26 kl. 10:22     188 words
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The T51 athlete is new to the Ones to Watch list for 2017 but where does he like to go on holiday? This week’s Holiday Hotspot comes from World Para Athletics ' ‘Ones to Watch’ newcomer, T51 wheelchair racer Peter Genyn .

at the Grosseto 2016 European Championships, then won double gold at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games .
 
   
Quick hits from Bibian Mentel-Spee
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-03-26 kl. 10:22     349 words
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The multi-world and Paralympic snowboard champion shares a few interesting facts about herself. Dutch snowboarder Bibian Mentel-Spee not only dominates the women’s SB-LL2 class, but she has also been a pioneer of the sport.

The multi-world and Paralympic snowboard champion shares a few interesting facts about herself.... Here are some interesting quick hits about the multi-world and Paralympic champion as she looks to compete at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games:
 
   
COUNTY NEWS: Three amazing mums celebrated on Mother’s Day
 
 Brighton & Hove Independent     2017-03-26 kl. 10:04     478 words
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Some special mums are being lauded this Mother’s Day for their determination and commitment.

His dream is to take part in the Paralympics.... Nathan, from Worthing, was really keen to meet one of the Paralympians and that dream started to take shape after Claire and Kim met last year.... Claire reached out to Tanni, who amassed a remarkable medal haul over 16 years with five Paralympic...
 
   
English proficiency to be key Tokyo 2020 legacy
 
 Bangkok Post     2017-03-26 kl. 09:13     801 words
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The construction site of the new National Stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics is shown to the media on Friday.

The construction site of the new National Stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics is shown to the media on Friday.(Kyodo photo) Language schools in Japan are tying up with sports associations to help improve the English skills of

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