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Parasport-bas positiv till svenskt OS
 
 Nya Lidköpings-Tidningen     2017-04-03 kl. 12:59     39 words
 
Den internationella paralympiska kommitténs ordförande Sir Philip Craven är positiv till det svenska intresset för vinter-OS och paralympics 2026.

Parasport-bas positiv till svenskt OS.... Den internationella paralympiska kommitténs ordförande Sir Philip Craven är positiv till det svenska intresset för vinter-OS och paralympics 2026.-
 
   
Parasport-bas positiv till svenskt OS
 
 Helsingborgs Dagblad     2017-04-03 kl. 12:43     561 words
 
Den internationella paralympiska kommitténs ordförande Sir Philip Craven är positiv till det svenska intresset för vinter-OS och paralympics 2026.

Parasport-bas positiv till svenskt OS.... Den internationella paralympiska kommitténs ordförande Sir Philip Craven är positiv till det svenska intresset för vinter-OS och paralympics 2026.-... Efter drygt 16 år som ordförande i internationella paralympiska...

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Olyckan blev starten - hans proteser gör exportsuccé
 
 Entreprenör     2017-04-03 kl. 12:14     1351 words
 
Foto: Martin Lindeborg Christoffer Lindhe har aldrig skämts för sitt handikapp utan går gärna i shorts med proteserna fyllt synliga. Men så har han också utvecklat fotprotesen själv som den ingenjör och entreprenör han är.

Två år efter de mörka veckorna i sjukhussängen deltog han i Paralympics i Peking 2008 och fyra år senare även i London.... År 2012, samma år som kan kom på fjärde plats i ett av loppen under Paralympics i London, var den första prototypen till en ny...
 
   
Curlingklubben besökte Rotary i Malung
 
 Avesta Tidning     2017-04-03 kl. 11:18     455 words
 
Vi senaste mötet vid Rotary i Malung hade de besök av curlare. Under rubriken Malungs Curlingklubb, då och nu, berättade Monika Mabergs om curlingklubbens historia och klubbens framgångar från 1966 till 2017.

Flera ringar på vattnet med utgångspunkt från Malungs Curlingklubb är att Monika och Mats Mabergs var förbundskaptener i Paralympicsi Sochi 2014 för Sveriges rullstolscurlare där.

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Nelly hemma med 6 silver
 
 Älvsbyn Just Nu     2017-04-01 kl. 18:00     49 words
 
På lördagseftermiddagen kom Nelly Viklund och Jacob Gyllenbåga från Älvsby Parasport Skidor hem, detta efter en vecka i Gourette/Frankrike på INAS VM/EM.

På lördagseftermiddagen kom Nelly Viklund och Jacob Gyllenbåga från Älvsby Parasport Skidor hem, detta efter en vecka i Gourette/Frankrike på INAS VM/EM.Kring Nellys hals hängde 6 Silver medaljer (3 EM/3 VM), när hon och Jacob möttes av
 
   
Marianne bara finns till
 
 Älvsbyn Just Nu     2017-03-31 kl. 18:00     380 words
 
Äch, inte är det väl något, är ett av de vanligaste svaren från Marianne då allt känns självklart. Marianne Kortesoja från Älvsby Parasport är en hyllad Coach vid Special Olympics i Ramsau som avhölls mellan den 17 - 24 mars.

Marianne Kortesoja från Älvsby Parasport är en hyllad Coach vid Special Olympics i Ramsau som avhölls mellan den 17 -... Dundret runt. Till helgen skall hon tillsammans med Urban Landstöm, Kari Palo-Oja och Johanna Nilsson från Älvsby Parasport Skidor...
 
   
Big steps towards better para sport in the Nordic region
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-03-31 kl. 15:00     222 words
 
Pressmeddelande Mar 31, 2017 15:00 CEST The "All In project" have today taken major steps forward in order to intensify it's way toward the goal of getting more people to choose an active lifestyle.

Parasport Sweden. The project "All In" includes partners from different parts of Europe.... The result of the conference were a conclusion of effective ways to achieve the objectives over time, witch is to get a more successful result from the Nordic countries in Paralympics...
 
   
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Triple European Para-Taekwondo champion trains with double Olympic champion Jones
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-04 kl. 08:32     345 words
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Reigning Para-Taekwondo European champion Amy Truesdale of Great Britain has expressed her delight at being given the chance to train with her compatriot and double Olympic gold medallist Jade Jones.

Truesdale will be hoping to compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo where Para-taekwondo is due to make its debut.
 
   
New law designed to create continuity between Ohio and federal tax codes
 
 The Daily Reporter     2017-04-04 kl. 08:31     557 words
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With the income tax filing deadline just days away, enactment of House Bill 11 couldn’t be more timely. Last week, Gov.

spend additional time and resources related to tax compliance.” The recent changes to federal tax code relate to the following revenue circumstances: • Certain prizes or awards won in competition in the Olympic Games or the Paralympic Games.
 
   
Chance for Sabah para athletes to don M'sian colours
 
 New Sabah Times     2017-04-04 kl. 08:10     266 words
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By FRANCIS XAVIER Francis@newsabahtimes.com.my KOTA KINABALU: Fifteen Sabah para athletes have made it into the provisional list of the national team for the Asean Para Games, which will be held from September 17 to 23, 2017 in Kuala Lumpur.

Halmon Mohd Sood from the National Sports Council Paralympic Division said they will finalise the national team by May 23, which is after the grand finals (of the circuit).
 
   
Speech by SLW at Hong Kong Sevens 2017 "Tackling Barriers Through Sport" Campaign Kick-Off Event (English only)
 
 Hong Kong Monetary Authority     2017-04-04 kl. 06:47     946 words
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Following is the speech by the Secretary for Labour and Welfare, Mr Stephen Sui, at the Hong Kong Sevens 2017 "Tackling Barriers Through Sport"

Mr Jean de Villiers (Laureus World Sports Academy), Mr Andy Barrow (Former Great Britain wheelchair rugby captain and Triple Paralympian), Ms Lesley Fung (Executive Director, Hong Kong Paralympic...

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1964 Tokyo Olympics the theme of new NHK drama in 2019
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-04-04 kl. 05:42     243 words
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From left, Sadao Abe, Nakamura Kankuro and Kankuro Kudo are seen at the press conference announcing the 2019 NHK historical drama at the NHK Broadcasting Center in Tokyo's Shibuya Ward, on April 3, 2017.

Tokyo orinpikku-banashi" (A tale of the Tokyo Olympics) was announced on April 3 as the title of public broadcaster NHK's new historical drama for 2019, hoping to set the stage for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.

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KMCA hosts Paralympian champ
 
 Qatar Tribune     2017-04-04 kl. 04:46     222 words
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Tribune News Network The Karnataka Muslim Cultural Association (KMCA) hosted Paralympian Mariyappan Thangavelu a function at Indian Cultural Centre, Bombay Hall recently.

KMCA hosts Paralympian champ.... Tribune News Network The Karnataka Muslim Cultural Association (KMCA) hosted Paralympian Mariyappan Thangavelu a function at Indian Cultural Centre, Bombay Hall recently.Sports enthusiasts, dignitaries, and people from...
 
   
U.S. Women's Hockey Team Downs Finland, Earns Bye Into World Championship Semifinal Round
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-04 kl. 04:46     637 words
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, 10:21 p.m. (ET) Members of Team USA celebrate their 2-0 victory over Canada at the 2017 IIHF Women's World Championship at USA Hockey Arena on March 31, 2017 in Plymouth, Mich.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Japan approves security plan for 2020 Olympic Games
 
 Nikkei Asian Review     2017-04-04 kl. 04:26     274 words
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TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Japanese government approved Tuesday a security strategy for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, centering on the establishment of a 24-hour coordination center.

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Japanese government approved Tuesday a security strategy for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, centering on the establishment of a 24-hour coordination center.The security plan also includes a provision for strengthening...
 
   
Secret agent? Watch Amy Marks' Youth Week film
 
 Special Broadcasting Service     2017-04-04 kl. 04:26     907 words
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In celebration of National Youth Week, SBS teamed up with the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) and Department of Social Services (DSS) to give young people the chance to share their story on national television.

When we talk, she begins by saying how exciting it was to see coverage of the Paralympics in 2016 across mainstream media.
 
   
PERFECT MATCH FOR A LIFETIME
 
 HT Syndication     2017-04-04 kl. 04:13     131 words
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The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. New Delhi, April 4 -- Olympian Sakshi Malik and Commonwealth Games silver medallist Satyawart Kadian took the wedding vows on Sunday evening.

Good wishes poured in on Twitter, from sports personalities such as cricketer Virender Sehwag, Paralympic Games medallist Deepa Malik, and gymnast Dipa K...
 
   
World Sailing "ticking all the boxes" in bid for Paralympic readmission, President claims
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-04 kl. 04:02     540 words
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World Sailing President Kim Andersen claims they have "ticked off many of the boxes" in their bid for readmission to the Paralympic programme and expressed his belief that the sport will return at the 2024 Games.

World Sailing "ticking all the boxes" in bid for Paralympic readmission, President claims.... World Sailing President Kim Andersen claims they have "ticked off many of the boxes" in their bid for readmission to the Paralympic programme and expressed his...
 
   
Nike and Kids Run Free launch Marathon Kids for schools
 
 Academy Today     2017-04-04 kl. 04:00     697 words
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Marathon Kids encourages all primary schools across the UK to try their own personal marathon Nikeand Kids Run Free, a UK charity, have officially launched their Marathon Kids programme nationwide, after successful pilots across 30 London schools.

The national launch event took place at Chobham Academy in East London, and it was attended by a host of athletics stars, including British Paralympic medallist David Weir and junior athletics champions Shona Richards and Sabrina Bakare.
 
   
Local community things to know and do for the San Gabriel Valley for April 4, 2017
 
 SGV Tribune     2017-04-04 kl. 03:44     798 words
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Glendora Woman’s club birthday The Glendora Woman’s Club, 424 N. Glendora Ave., will celebrate 109 years of service at the club’s birthday luncheon meeting today.

Walnut Disability athletics faire Mt.... San Antonio College will host the 2nd Annual Disability Athletics Faire, an activities event for the community’s disabled population, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 
   
More than able to show their talent
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-04-04 kl. 03:43     676 words
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The show ended with a group drum circle led by Nathaniel (middle, light blue shirt), gathering performers and the audience together to create a sense of community.

NTV7 newscaster Ras Adiba Radzi joined the celebration to mark Autism Awareness Month. “As Paralympic athletes say, kita luar biasa – we are exceptionally amazing.
 
   
Gov Ambode receives Queen’s Baton, tasks sports administrators
 
 Daily Sun     2017-04-04 kl. 03:03     365 words
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Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has made a clarion call on sports administrators to use the opportunity of the Queen’s Baton Relay in Nigeria

Rafiu Ladipo, Dr. Jonathan Nnaji, Rev Ikpea and a galaxy of Nigeria’s former and athletes and Paralympians – Chioma Ajunwa, Yusuf Alli, Henry Amike, Chief Falilat Ogunkoya, Enefiok Udo-Obong, Rashidat Ogundele, Bose Omolayo, Kehinde Paul, Virginia...

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TOKYO OLYMPICS 2020 - Japan to install new surveillance cameras at airports ahead of 2020 Olympics
 
 Big News Network     2017-04-04 kl. 02:43     27 words
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A file picture showing a pedestrian walking past the logos of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 5, 2016. EPA/KIMIMASA MAYAMA ...

A file picture showing a pedestrian walking past the logos of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, Oct.
 
   
Adaptive U.S. Army Major Finds Rowing to Aid Recovery
 
 USRowing     2017-04-04 kl. 02:18     637 words
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After spending 23 years serving her country in the United States Army, Major Tia Smith was looking forward to retirement and spending more time on the basketball court through intramural leagues and 3-on-3 pickup games.

Valor Games, the VA-support Paralympic competition for disabled and wounded services members, that Tia saw the possibilities for her in rowing.... A goal she shares with most of the rowers who competed at the 2017 San Diego Crew Classic, to make the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic...
 
   
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 4th April 2017
 
 ABC Online     2017-04-04 kl. 02:09     60 words
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Audiences around the world to soon have the chance to see what life is like inside one of Australia's offshore detention centres.

other athletes with a disability will join him, allowing the country to field a team in the Tokyo Paralympics.
 
   
Ni-Vanuatu rower on track for the 2020 Paralympic Games in Japan
 
 ABC Online     2017-04-04 kl. 00:42     129 words
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Just a year after a chance encounter on a Port Vila street, George Langa has become the first para-rower from Vanuatu to compete in an international regatta.

Ni-Vanuatu rower on track for the 2020 Paralympic Games in Japan.... Now the hope is other athletes with a disability will be encouraged to take up the sport, so Vanuatu can field a team in the Tokyo Paralympics in three years time.
 
   
Tuesday on Lake Effect: 'Madison's Hands,' Paralympian Bonnie St. John, 'Plants You Can't Kill'
 
 WUWM     2017-04-04 kl. 00:16     94 words
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Tuesday on  : Historian and law professor, Mary Sarah Bilder, discusses her newest book which reexamines James Madison's copious notes on the creation of the Constitution. Then, paralympian, Rhodes Scholar, and international businesswoman Bonnie St.

'Madison's Hands,' Paralympian Bonnie St.... Then, paralympian, Rhodes Scholar, and international businesswoman Bonnie St.John talks about successful ways to empower girls.... John, paralympic ski medalist Stacy Tornio, author, Plants You Can’t Kill:
 
   
Athletics NZ – Weekly Results Wrap 3 April 2017
 
 The Runner's Tribe     2017-04-03 kl. 23:57     1856 words
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Athletics New Zealand Weekly Results Update AUSTRALIA    

30 March : Rio Paralympian Holly Robinson F46 won the PA JT with a throw of 41.85m.
 
   
Let's recognize Wellness Warrior Women for Women's History Month
 
 WellnessWarrior.org     2017-04-03 kl. 23:49     1197 words
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Women’s History Month has ended and April rolled in. Once again, March was a great way to recognize and praise women of the past and present who have jumped numerous hurdles and achieved so much.

With her leg amputated at the age of 5, Bonnie threw out society's handbook and decided to carve her own path, winning herself silver and bronze medals in the Paralympics in Austria.
 
   
Procurement Tender Procedures Established for 2020 Tokyo Olympics
 
 GAIN.FAS.USDA.gov     2017-04-03 kl. 23:29     1101 words
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THIS REPORT CONTAINS ASSESSMENTS OF COMMODITY AND TRADE ISSUES MADE BY USDA STAFF AND NOT NECESSARILY STATEMENTS OF OFFICIAL U.S.

The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (TOC) has released guidelines for all procurement for the Tokyo Olympics.... The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (TOC) has released procurement procedures for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
IWAS aim to develop wheelchair fencing for athletes with prosthetic limbs
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-03 kl. 23:10     286 words
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The International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) has launched a Research Committee to develop wheelchair fencing for athletes with prosthetic limbs.

The International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) has launched a Research Committee to develop wheelchair fencing for athletes with prosthetic limbs.Following the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, IWAS Wheelchair Fencing said they have
 
   
14% rise in sport doping sanctions
 
 BBC     2017-04-03 kl. 22:51     264 words
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More than 1,900 athletes were sanctioned for doping in 2015, new World Anti-Doping Agency figures show. The 1,929 punishments for failed drug tests were an increase of 14% on the previous year, when 1,693 doping offences were carried out.

The report led to Russians being banned from international athletics competition as well as last summer's Paralympic Games in Rio.

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IOC Praises LA and Paris 2024 Bids
 
 SwimSwam     2017-04-03 kl. 22:35     591 words
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By on SwimSwam Just like a rivalry can help transform two good swimmers into great swimmers as each pushes the other to do better and earn the

LA 2024 vice-chair Candace Cable recently spoke of LA’s commitment to the Paralympic community and LA 2024’s effort to create “ sporting and career opportunities ” for those with impairments.
 
   
'Flying Squid' on Mike Golding's menu Royal Southern YC Fitting Out Supper
 
 BYM Product & Industry News     2017-04-03 kl. 22:34     564 words
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Monday, 03 April 2017 Flying Squid weren't actually included on the Royal Southern's Fitting Out Supper menu on Saturday night, but they played an amusing role in Mike Golding's after dinner presentation! Those guests fortunate enough to have booked their tickets in good time for the sell-out Supper hosted by the Commodore Karen Henderson-Williams, were treated to an evening commencing with a

disability sports ambassador Geoff Holt MBE and Paralympic Gold medallist Helena Lucas MBE.
 
   
Giorgio Armani on the Podium
 
 WWD.com     2017-04-03 kl. 22:31     332 words
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Andrea Trabuio, Edwin Koech, Sheila Chepkech, Anna Incerti e Giorgio Armani Courtesy Photo He might not have run the marathon, but Giorgio Armani actually got a medal.

The brand was the official outfitter of Italy’s national team at the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics .
 
   
Dr Eric C. Schwarz: UCLA, USC lead University contributors to LA2024 bid
 
 Sports Features     2017-04-03 kl. 22:19     703 words
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NewsUpdate UCLA Olympic Village USC Media Village THE DR. ERIC C.

presentation to be made by the LA2024 leadership to IOC members in Lausanne, Switzerland.  The final vote for the host of the 2024 Summer Olympics and Paralympics will take place at the 130 th IOC Session in Lima, Peru on September 13. **DR.
 
   
Belgrade announce packed schedule with family favourite 'Babe' headlining this summer
 
 Coventry Observer     2017-04-03 kl. 21:36     390 words
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A PACKED schedule of entertainment featuring music, dance, laughter, drama and family has been announced by the Belgrade Theatre for 2017. Headlining the popular theatre’s programme is family classic, Babe – the sheep pig.

From Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll, Sweet Gene Vincent, Spasticus Autisticus and Hit Me with your Rhythm Stick, the show is heading back out on the road after featuring in the Opening Ceremony at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
 
   
20 Things We Learned About Team USA Last Week
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-03 kl. 21:31     716 words
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, 1:41 p.m. (ET) Maia and Alex Shibutani pose after winning ice dance bronze at the 2017 World Figure Skating Championships on April 1, 2017 in Helsinki. Team USA athletes do a lot in a week.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.... 18. Paralympic track and field star Breanna Clark won 400-meter gold at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games… 40 years after her mom won silver in the 4x400...
 
   
Games honour
 
 Calcutta Telegraph     2017-04-03 kl. 21:29     24 words
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Two disabled athletics from Falakata block have won silver and bronze medals at the National Games of the Deaf held in Chennai this year.

Games honour. Two disabled athletics from Falakata block have won silver and bronze medals at the National Games of the Deaf held in Chennai this year.
 
   
U.S. Olympic Committee Announces Best of March Finalists for Team USA Awards Presented by Dow...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-04-03 kl. 21:19     824 words
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The United States Olympic Committee today announced the finalists for the Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of March, which recognize the outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes from last month.

A total of nine sports – alpine skiing, baseball, bobsled, freestyle skiing, long track speedskating, Paralympic alpine skiing, Paralympic cycling, Paralympic Nordic skiing and snowboarding – are represented among the 13 finalists across

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C’wealth Games: Ambode receives Queen’s Baton Relay
 
 Daily Times Nigeria     2017-04-03 kl. 20:18     189 words
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Ambode Lagos State Governor, Akinwumi Ambode, has reiterated his administration’s commitment towards upgrading and reactivating all sporting

Habu Gumel; Australian High Commissioner, Paul Lehmann, as well as Olympians and Paralympics, among others.

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Otago claims seven-medal haul
 
 Otago Daily Times     2017-04-03 kl. 20:04     333 words
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Otago competitors have returned from the Australian national championships in Sydney with seven medals. The haul consisted of one gold, four silver and two bronze medals, alongside several other athletes who made finals.

The Rio Paralympics silver medallist threw 41.85m to record a comprehensive win.
 
   
Eurovision’s New Cold War - MTV
 
 DailyMe.Com     2017-04-03 kl. 19:40     79 words
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The long-simmering Eurovision beef between Russia and Ukraine has come to a boil again this year: Ukraine, which will host the European song

Samoylova, who previously sang at the Sochi Winter Paralympics...
 
   
Health-energy-coal-nuclear-US CORRECTION
 
 Namibia Press Agency     2017-04-03 kl. 19:22     130 words
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NAMPA / ANA PARALYMPIC-RWANDA: New Rwandan Paralympic president promises progression NAMPA / ANA GOLF-SA-UNDER15: Jarvis mounts a case for SA

NAMPA / ANA PARALYMPIC-RWANDA:... New Rwandan Paralympic president promises progression NAMPA / ANA GOLF-SA-UNDER15:

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New executive director for JNTO
 
 Travel Monitor     2017-04-03 kl. 19:21     221 words
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Kana Wakabayashi has been appointed executive director at the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) Sydney office, taking over from Mariko Tatsumi.

With the 2019 Rugby World Cup and 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics approaching, awareness is continuing to grow,” she said.
 
   
PARALYMPIC-RWANDA: New Rwandan Paralympic president promises progression
 
 Namibia Press Agency     2017-04-03 kl. 19:19     76 words
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Contributed by NAMPA / ANA. PARALYMPIC-RWANDA: New Rwandan Paralympic president promises progression ANA Sports Reporter KIGALI, Rwanda, April 3

PARALYMPIC-RWANDA: New Rwandan Paralympic president promises progression.... PARALYMPIC-RWANDA: New Rwandan Paralympic president promises progression ANA Sports Reporter KIGALI, Rwanda, April 3. ...(ANA) -... Paralympian at London 2012, Jean Baptiste Murema, has been elected president of the National Paralympic...
 
   
Malaysia ready to help Japan's Halal industry ahead of Olympics
 
 ABNA24.com     2017-04-03 kl. 19:18     265 words
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A representative of Malaysia External Trade Development Corp (MATRADE) said that Malaysia is a country that provides a comprehensive ecosystem for the halal industry development agenda.

The Japanese government is hopeful that halal products will contribute to the nation's economic growth as Tokyo prepares to host the Olympics and Paralympics, which are likely to offer greater opportunities for the halal sector.
 
   
The Kootenay Business 40 Under 40 Luncheon (Event Cancelled)
 
 Kootenay Business     2017-04-03 kl. 19:16     110 words
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, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Where:  The Heritage Inn, Cranbrook B.C. We will celebrate our 40 Under 40 stars at a luncheon at the Heritage Inn in Cranbrook on Thursday, April 6, 2017, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

We will celebrate our 40 Under 40 stars at a luncheon at the Heritage Inn in Cranbrook on Thursday, April 6, 2017, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.The event is sponsored by BDO Canada, and the guest speaker will be Tristen Chernove, Paralympic gold
 
   
Badge support | Disability Awareness
 
 Scout Association     2017-04-03 kl. 19:04     1094 words
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Teaching young people about people who are different from themselves can help them to be more empathetic and understanding adults in the future.

One part of this Activity Badge asks young people to find out about a Paralympian and their sport.... This is a great way to get across a message of being differently able, and the Paralympics is an inspiring example.... Playing one of the sports disabled athletes compete in during the Paralympics...
 
   
2017 summer sport World Championships at a glance
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-03 kl. 18:41     436 words
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As we transition from the winter to summer sports season, here is a quick rundown on what to follow. The busy winter sports season is thawing.

Jonnie Peacock (GBR); Omara Durand (CUB) More information: www.paralympic.org/london-2017 Ticket information Para Canoe World Championships When:... Siaman Rahman (IRI); Josephine Orji (NGR) More information: www.paralympic.org/mexico-city-2017 World...
 
   
Canada name Worlds swim team after success at Can Ams
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-03 kl. 18:41     482 words
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Several Americas records were reached by the team between 31 March – 2 April. “I’m really looking forward to what’s to come.

helps,” she said. “I did that in finals tonight, and it really helped from this morning.” Vince Mikuska, Senior Coach of Swimming Canada’s Paralympic Programme, was impressed with Newkirk’s swims, among several others. “We’ve had some

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Australian rowers check form at SIRR
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-03 kl. 18:41     557 words
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Australian Para rowers hit the water for the first time since Rio 2016. "...

Australian Para rowers hit the water for the first time since Rio 2016. "...There’s a lot of potential around and we’re looking forward to developing that through our #Train4Tokyo camps" A mix of Paralympic rowers and newcomers took part in the
 
   
Atos organizational adjustments
 
 Nasdaq     2017-04-03 kl. 18:27     694 words
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Paris, 3rd April 2017 - Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, announces that Charles Dehelly, Atos Senior Executive Vice President, in

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.

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OLYMPICS : Japan to use soccer lottery revenue for stadium peripherals
 
 4 Traders     2017-04-03 kl. 18:25     104 words
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The Japanese government decided Thursday to use part of revenue from the "Toto" soccer lottery to pay for peripheral devices to be set up at the new national stadium that will serve as the main venue for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

The Japanese government decided Thursday to use part of revenue from the "Toto" soccer lottery to pay for peripheral devices to be set up at the new national stadium that will serve as the main venue for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.The
 
   
Paris 2024 Launches Mobile App "Objectif Paris 2024" to Mobilize its Strong Public Support through Sport
 
 Around The Rings     2017-04-03 kl. 18:21     540 words
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The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Organising Committee has today launched a new mobile application - Objectif Paris 2024 – a platform that encourages the French public to get active and, in doing so, support the Paris 2024 bid.

The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Organising Committee has today launched a new mobile application -... The challenges, updated monthly and proposed by the founding members of the committee - the athletes, Olympic federations, the French National Olympic and Sports Committee (CNOSF), the French Paralympic...

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Eurovision’s New Cold War
 
 MTV     2017-04-03 kl. 18:04     759 words
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The long-simmering Eurovision beef between Russia and Ukraine has come to a boil again this year: Ukraine, which will host the European song competition in Kiev next month, has banned Russian participant Julia Samoylova for an unauthorized visit to Crimea.

Samoylova, who previously sang at the Sochi Winter Paralympics opening ceremony, was in Crimea for a concert to promote athletics.
 
   
History Bite at Nebraska History Museum
 
 KFOR FM 103.3 1240 AM     2017-04-03 kl. 18:01     140 words
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What: Paralympic Bike Racer featured in April 3rd Noon History Bite When: April 3rd at noon. Where: Nebraska History Museum, 1500 R.

What: Paralympic Bike Racer featured in April 3rd Noon History Bite When:... April 3rd at noon. Where: Nebraska History Museum, 1500 R.Street Eight-time Paralympic medalist Cheri Becerra-Madsen of the Omaha tribe will speak about her life and...
 
   
Team Captain Eoin Collins of Houston and team finish in 6th place in the Dubler Cup in South Africa
 
 Houston Bulletin Board     2017-04-03 kl. 17:59     565 words
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AMERICAN TEAMS WRAP UP PLAY AT 2017 ITF YOUNG SENIORS WORLD TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS Team Captain Eoin Collins of Houston and team finish in 6th place in the Dubler Cup (Men’s 45 & over) WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.

In addition, it owns approximately 90 Pro Circuit events throughout the U.S. and selects the teams for the Davis Cup, Fed Cup, Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Paralympic experience day set for Valley
 
 News Leader     2017-04-03 kl. 17:34     465 words
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Jason Carter is excited to not only get the chance to spread the word about adaptive sports, but learn more about them himself.

Paralympic experience day set for Valley....that is helping organize the second annual Shenandoah Valley Paralympic Experience Day this Saturday at Western Albemarle High School.... Sportable is hosting the event at Western Ablemarle Saturday, one of three Paralympic...
 
   
Toyota Unveils World's First Hybrid Boat For Leisure Activities
 
 Auto Evolution     2017-04-03 kl. 17:26     337 words
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The single photo of Toyota’s Hybrid vessel showcases the world’s first leisure craft fitted with a parallel hybrid system. This may not be impressive to some of you, but it is a significant venture in the world of ships.

The technical designation of this craft is Pona m-28V, and it will also be employed during the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Nominate your Grassroots Heroes
 
 Somerset FA     2017-04-03 kl. 17:24     576 words
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There's only a couple of weeks left to nominate your community football champions! Nominations for The FA, FAW, Scottish FA and IFA Community Awards, presented by McDonald’s, are now open. To nominate a grassroots football club or volunteer go to  www.

witnessed first-hand the achievements of disabled athletes.  With support, dedication and training some amazing things can happen. “Volunteers are the lifeblood of sustaining and developing grassroots clubs and the Community Awards recognise the
 
   
Low birth weights found in areas where coal replaced nuclear power in the ’80s
 
 ArsTechnica     2017-04-03 kl. 17:10     874 words
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The Sequoyah Nuclear Plant. Nuclear Regulatory Commission reader comments 0 Share this story After the Three Mile Island nuclear reactor meltdown in Pennsylvania in 1979, regulators moved to overhaul safety requirements for nuclear power plants.

Notably, researchers found that in Beijing, babies whose mothers had their eighth month during the 2008 Olympics and Paralympics were on average 23 grams heavier than babies born the year before or after.

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Silence is golden for blind athletes playing goalball
 
 WTAE.com     2017-04-03 kl. 17:07     310 words
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 |  Updated: 10:59 AM EDT Apr 3, 2017 Silence is something you rarely experience during a spectator sport, but in the game of goalball, it’s a necessity.

 |  Updated: 10:59 AM EDT Apr 3, 2017 Silence is something you rarely experience during a spectator sport, but in the game of goalball, it’s a necessity.Goalball is a Paralympic sport designed for blind and partial-vision athletes, and plays like a...

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The Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Regulations 2017
 
 Office of Public Sector Information     2017-04-03 kl. 17:03     11168 words
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S T A T U T O R Y I N S T R U M E N T S 2017 No.

5.6 Certain visitors to the United Kingdom for the International Associations of Athletics Federations World Athletics Championships or the International Paralympic Committee World Para Athletics Championships 5.6.1 The official determining an
 
   
Bayley and Davies head star-studded field for BPTT National Championships
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-04-03 kl. 17:00     529 words
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3 hours ago Paralympic champions Will Bayley and Rob Davies head the entries for this year’s British Para Table Tennis National Championships which take place at Grantham Meres Leisure Centre on April 8th and 9th.

3 hours ago Paralympic champions Will Bayley and Rob Davies head the entries for this year’s British Para Table Tennis National Championships which take place at Grantham Meres Leisure Centre on April 8th and 9th.The championships provide an

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Japan to shoulder part of security costs for Tokyo Olympic Games
 
 Standard Examiner     2017-04-03 kl. 16:54     687 words
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Ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, the government intends to effectively shoulder part of the security costs for Games venues, the athletes’ village and other related facilities, it has been learned.... As part of the efforts, the government plans to be involved in security for Olympic venues and other facilities, even though the task is supposed to be essentially conducted by the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic...

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President Buhari assures on Nigeria’s participation in 2018 Commonwealth Games
 
 Daily Trust Nigera     2017-04-03 kl. 16:48     717 words
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President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that the country would participate with an adequately prepared contingent in the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

NAN reports that Olympians and Paralympians were also present and among them were renowned former athletes Yusuf Alli, Falilat Ogunkoya, Chioma Ajunwa and Henry Amike.

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Media Advisory - Photo and video opportunity - Inductees gathering in Ottawa for 2017 Paralympic Hall of Fame and Sport Awards ceremony
 
 Canada NewsWire     2017-04-03 kl. 16:45     400 words
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/CNW/ - Some of Canada's most accomplished Paralympic athletes, coaches and builders will be in Ottawa this Friday, April 7 for the 2017 Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame and Sport Awards ceremony.

Inductees gathering in Ottawa for 2017 Paralympic Hall of Fame and Sport Awards ceremony. /CNW/ -... Some of Canada's most accomplished Paralympic athletes, coaches and builders will be in Ottawa this Friday, April 7 for the 2017 Canadian Paralympic Hall...

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Double amputee and Team GB wheelchair rugby star teams up with Sharks to inspire youngsters
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-04-03 kl. 16:44     640 words
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Cpl Stuart Robinson lost both legs after his vehicle was hit by a Taliban bomb in 2013 but went on to win Gold with Great Britain in The Invictus

Paralympic wheelchair rugby, then we’ll do our best to guide them in the right direction.” Cpl Stuart Robinson, from Morecambe, Lancs, plays for Southport wheelchair rugby club, West Coast Crash, as well as the GBWR side.
 
   
Grandstand tickets released for Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds
 
 Leeds City Council     2017-04-03 kl. 16:40     1359 words
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Sent on behalf of British Triathlon: Today, 3 April, witnesses the general sale launch of grandstand tickets for 2017 Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds, the most prestigious triathlon event in the UK this year.

Triathlon is a fast growing, dynamic and modern Olympic and Paralympic sport with talented world class athletes, coaches and support staff, focused around delivering world-class success and inspiring participation. www.britishtriathlon.org Leeds
 
   
Sakshi Malik and Satyawart Kadian wedding: Virender Sehwag, Saina Nehwal, Dipa Karmakar, Deepa Malik wish wrestlers a happy married life!
 
 India.com     2017-04-03 kl. 16:22     764 words
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Sakshi Malik became a household name in India when she won a bronze medal at the Rio Olympics 2016, defeating Aisuluu Tynybekova of Kyrgyzstan in the women’s 58kg Freestyle Wrestling category.

Happy married life apko aur satyawart ko.” Paralympics winner Deepa Malik also took to Twitter to congratulate Sakshi Malik.
 
   
London Calling – Canada’s Brent Lakatos
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-03 kl. 15:58     805 words
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In a new weekly series we hear from the world’s top Para athletes hoping to head to Great Britain this summer for the London 2017 World Para Athletics Championships.

And that’s what propelled me in to 2013 when I won golds, and then since then I’ve been doing really well. “So not only was it really good for me personally and the best Paralympics that there have been, but it will always hold a special place
 
   
The next project from the award-winning Hull film-maker behind these clips
 
 Hull Daily Mail     2017-04-03 kl. 15:55     426 words
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Suicide and mental health Paul Morris, 30, who won a Rank Foundation Gong for his documentary, The Push, is hoping to raise awareness of mental health and suicide in a not-for-profit documentary he hopes to release later this year.

And it will be based in my local area, Hull & the East Riding," said Mr Morris, whose 10-minute award-winning film featured paralympic hopeful Callum Hall.

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Newest Hall Of Fame Class Announced
 
 KRVN 880 Rural Radio     2017-04-03 kl. 15:44     1134 words
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LINCOLN — The Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame Foundation will induct 11 athletes, five coaches, one contributor and one official at its annual Induction Ceremony Oct. 1 at Lincoln East High School.

She competed in the long jump at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio. –Fischer Family Award:
 
   
Toyota has Japan’s first hybrid boat
 
 Inautonews     2017-04-03 kl. 15:24     248 words
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The Japanese company has a deadline in 2050 to become even greener than it its today and its strategy is seemingly affecting all of its divisions – including the one catering for boat production.

And the boats will also be in use during the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, transporting people to locations along the waterfront.
 
   
Oscar Pistorius: From Paralympic hero to murder conviction
 
 The Week UK     2017-04-03 kl. 14:15     16 words
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The prison cell in which Oscar Pistorius stayed at the Kgosi Mampuru II Prison in Pretoria.

Oscar Pistorius: From Paralympic hero to murder conviction.
 
   
When determination trumped disability at the Special Olympics Winter Games
 
 The Express Tribune     2017-04-03 kl. 14:15     679 words
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Pakistani athletes gave an incredible performance given the environment and infrastructure available in the country for winter sports.

or the  Paralympics .
 
   
HVS Asia Pacific Hospitality Newsletter - Week Ending 31 March 2017
 
 HVS International - Singapore Bureau     2017-04-03 kl. 14:04     1360 words
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Flagship Park Hyatt Set for Indonesia PT MNC Land Tbk and Hyatt Hotels Corporation are set to launch the flagship Park Hyatt hotel in Indonesia.

This is in line with the aim of attracting 40 million foreign visitors in 2020, the year of Olympic and Paralympic Games, up from the record 24.04 million in 2016.

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Guardian appoints chief sports reporter
 
 InPublishing     2017-04-03 kl. 13:48     268 words
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the appointment of Martha Kelner as chief sports reporter. Martha Kelner: "I’m absolutely delighted to be joining the Guardian." Martha joins from the Daily Mail where she was most recently athletics correspondent and sportswriter.

2016 Olympics and Paralympics, and London 2012.
 
   
Japan: Fully UHD by 2025
 
 Advanced Television     2017-04-03 kl. 13:38     505 words
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@ MIPTV April 3, 2017 Japanese TV households will be fully UHD by 2025, according to Masayuki Suga, Deputy Director, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications.

2020 as the target year for the promotion of 4K and 8K as Japan will be hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games that year. “We hope the enthusiasm for the Olympics and Paralympics will be shared nationwide through 4K and 8K broadcasting.”

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Paris 2024 welcomes Bouygues Construction as its 15th official partner
 
 Nestor     2017-04-03 kl. 13:35     197 words
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The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee has unveiled its 15th official partner, Bouygues Construction, a global leader in sustainable civil engineering and real estate development.

The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee has unveiled its 15th official partner, Bouygues Construction, a global leader in sustainable civil engineering and real estate development.The company will work alongside the bid to provide
 
   
Hospitals test AI to translate consultations...
 
 The Japan News     2017-04-03 kl. 13:35     360 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun About 20 hospitals nationwide will begin a test of an automated translation system used exclusively in medical contexts from this

the opening of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics when an increasing number of foreign visitors are expected.

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Tokyo 2020 collects metals for medals
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-03 kl. 13:14     417 words
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The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has begun its project of using recycled metals to create the gold, silver and bronze Games medals.

Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games has commenced the nationwide collection of discarded and obsolete electronic devices, whose metals will be used to produce medals for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games ....medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Parasport-bas positiv till svenskt OS
 
 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2017-04-03 kl. 12:52     354 words
 
Den internationella paralympiska kommitténs ordförande Sir Philip Craven är positiv till det svenska intresset för vinter-OS och paralympics 2026.

Den internationella paralympiska kommitténs ordförande Sir Philip Craven är positiv till det svenska intresset för vinter-OS och paralympics 2026.De utmaningar som en svensk ansökan står inför kan man lika gärna kalla möjligheter, säger
 
   
Wayney and Katie land Scottish 10-Mile golds
 
 Scottish Athletics     2017-04-03 kl. 11:36     705 words
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Monday 3rd April 2017 Wayney Ghebresilassie and Derek Hawkins in action at the Scottish 10-Mile Champs – photo by Bobby Gavin RESULTS Scottish

Paralympain Derek Rae was in action, too, and came up with a PB of 53.38 which sets up the Fifer well for the IPC World Marathon Cup in London later this month.
 
   
U.S. Army Sgt. Elizabeth Marks Receives Pat Tillman Award at 2016 ESPYS Tonight on ABC
 
 Broadway World     2017-04-03 kl. 11:26     1038 words
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Ever since she was a young girl, Sgt. Elizabeth Marks has idolized her father, a Vietnam War veteran whose valor and service inspired her to enlist in the U.S. Army when she was 17 years old.

Paralympics Swimming National Team and is training for the 2016 Paralympic Games taking place in Rio de Janeiro in September.... Paralympic gold medal sled hockey player and Purple Heart recipient Josh Sweeney (2014), and former Notre Dame basketball...
 
   
James Ellington: ‘Blood poured out of me … I thought I might not survive this’
 
 The Guardian     2017-04-03 kl. 11:03     1924 words
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J Ellington waves and then, slowly but determinedly, he hoists up his damaged body and moves towards me.

But even if I did lose my leg I thought: ‘I’ll be a Paralympic champion the next 20 years.’ I was just thinking of getting back on the track.’ Do his doctors believe a comeback is realistic? “The doctors are professionals and know what

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New Clean Games Policy Launched
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-04-03 kl. 11:01     838 words
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36 minutes ago A new “Clean Games Policy”, facilitated by UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) has resulted in anti-doping education now becoming a mandatory

Paralympic or Commonwealth Games team.... The British Olympic Association (BOA), British Paralympic Association (BPA), Commonwealth Games England (CGE), Commonwealth Games Scotland (CGS), Commonwealth Games Wales (CGW) and Northern Ireland Commonwealth...

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Illness cruels Rio bronze medallist's nationals campaign
 
 NewsMail     2017-04-03 kl. 10:36     401 words
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SWIMMING: A nasty parasitic infection has forced Olympic bronze medallist Jake Packard to withdraw from this weekend's Australian Swimming Championships in Brisbane.

The Spartans team will feature Olympians and Paralympians like Leah Neale, Taylor McKeown and Blake Cochrane, as well as up-and-coming talents Kaylee McKeown, Jemma Schlicht and Lani Pallister, to name a few.Alex Nolan.

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Indian federation's unprofessionalism undermines Paralympian
 
 Times of India     2017-04-03 kl. 10:34     574 words
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NEW DELHI: On the heels of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, where Sakshi Malik became the first woman wrestler from India to bag an Olympic medal

Indian federation's unprofessionalism undermines Paralympian....world sport - and PV Sindhu claimed the biggest prize in the history of Indian badminton, an Olympic silver, came the Paralympics, also in Brazil, from where four Indians won medals to make...

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Airport security to get nationwide upgrade ahead of Olympics
 
 Japan Times     2017-04-03 kl. 10:00     192 words
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The transport ministry plans to install more surveillance cameras at airports to increase public safety ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, officials said Monday.

The transport ministry plans to install more surveillance cameras at airports to increase public safety ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, officials said Monday.The Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry plans to deploy

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Morecambe’s new age - the seaside town is reinventing itself
 
 Lancashire Life     2017-04-03 kl. 09:58     1488 words
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Looking toward the Stone Jetty from the promenade Archant Historic discoveries, ambitious plans and inspiring locals are leading this seaside town into a new era, as Emma Mayoh discovered.

His dream is to compete at the Paralympic Games.

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Sam Chesterman earns SportsAid grant
 
 Cambridge Independent     2017-04-03 kl. 09:53     174 words
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Sam Chesterman at the Table Tennis England Cadets National Championships Huddersfield 2016.

He has competed in the last five Paralympics, winning gold in Athens, silver in Sydney and London and bronze in Beijing and Rio.
 
   
Unit to hold people to account for graft
 
 Security.co.za     2017-04-03 kl. 09:43     643 words
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SINCE the establishment of the private prosecutions unit at AfriForum, the cases have been streaming in and the next few years are going to be very busy time for the unit, veteran prosecutor Gerrie Nel has revealed.

SINCE the establishment of the private prosecutions unit at AfriForum, the cases have been streaming in and the next few years are going to be very busy time for the unit, veteran prosecutor Gerrie Nel has revealed.Nel‚ who put Paralympian Oscar

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Koike’s plan for Tepco to remove utility poles in Tokyo an Olympian task
 
 Japan Times     2017-04-03 kl. 09:34     750 words
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Making one of the world’s biggest cities beautiful is a task beleaguered Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. is unlikely to relish.

disaster, has been assigned the task of removing hundreds of thousands of utility poles across Tokyo so that visitors to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics can enjoy the urban landscape without the unsightly items sticking up everywhere.

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NBCUniversal's Coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympics Leads All Programs With 14 Emmy Nominations
 
 Broadway World     2017-04-03 kl. 09:28     782 words
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NBC Sports Group earned 41 Sports Emmy Award nominations for 2016, highlighted by 14 nominations for its coverage of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio - the most of any single program this year - and 11 nominations for its NFL coverage.

Road To Rio: The 2016 Paralympic Team Trials (NBCSN) Outstanding Studio Show -
 
   
Interview with Team Allen's Megan Pascoe
 
 Yachts and Yachting Online     2017-04-03 kl. 09:16     1636 words
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by Mark Jardine today at 8:01 am 3 April 2017 Team Allen's Megan Pascoe (right) with Allen Brothers MD Liz Adams © Mark Jardine / YachtsandYachting.com Megan Pascoe sailing her 2.

Brothers We recently spoke with Team Allen's Megan Pascoe, the reigning 2.4mR World and European Champion, about the diverse 2017 season she has lined up, having the support of Allen Brothers, Paralympic...

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Pollies put pedals to the mettle
 
 Goulburn Post     2017-04-03 kl. 09:10     331 words
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Keen cyclist Hume MP Angus Taylor is doing the hard yards for this year's Pollie Pedal. Soldier On’s important work supporting returned veterans readjust to life after service is the focus of this year’s Pollie Pedal which started in Albury today.

Pedal has ridden around 18,500 kilometres, raising over $4 million for organisations such as the Royal Flying Doctor Service, Ronald McDonald House, Youth Insearch, Carers Australia and the Paralympic Games, as well as supporting medical research