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Kvinnor har ett försprång när robotorna tar över
 
 Dagens Samhälle     2017-04-06 kl. 07:07     523 words
 
Om robotar kommer att bli bättre än oss människor på både fysiskt och kognitivt arbete blir det nödvändigt att koppla bort både människovärde och ekonomi från vår plats i arbetslivet.

Framtidens idrottsrekord kommer att sättas i paralympics, inte i vanliga olympiska spel, trodde Harari.
 
   
Blind man springer utan ledsagare med hjälp av ljudteknisk lösning från Lexter
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-04-05 kl. 16:22     712 words
 
Pressmeddelande Apr 05, 2017 16:22 CEST Med vårt nya projekt vill vi utforska kraften i den senaste och mest avancerade ljudteknik som finns på marknaden.

Lexter kontaktade organisationen Parasport och frågade om de kände till någon kandidat som kunde tänkas vara intresserad av att vara en del av projektet.
 
   
OS-silvermedaljören Emil Andersson - Sveriges VM-hopp
 
 Sala Allehanda     2017-04-05 kl. 13:36     208 words
 
Han tog silver under paralympics i somras. När VM-truppen i Para-bordtennis presenterades står Arbogakillen Emil Andersson och kollegan Linus Karlsson som Sveriges största medaljhopp.

Sveriges VM-hopp. Han tog silver under paralympics i somras.... Båda lagen deltog även vid Paralympics i Rio där Emil och Linus tog silver i klass 8 medan Alexander och Victor åkte ut i kvartfinal mot toppnationen Tyskland, säger Ellermann.

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OS-hjälten: Är en jäkla spänning...
 
 Aftonbladet     2017-04-05 kl. 13:29     978 words
 
Han har vunnit Stanley Cup, VM- och OS-guld. På lördag gästar den travfrälste ishockeylegendaren Mats Näslund, 57, Olympiatravet på Jägersro.

Olympiatravet är ett samarbete mellan ATG och Sveriges Olympiska Kommitté (SOK) och har sedan 1979 genererat över 235 miljoner kronor till svenska olympier och paralympier.
 
   
Parasportstjärnan tvekar om landslaget
 
 Norrländska Socialdemokraten     2017-04-05 kl. 11:21     88 words
 
Parasportstjärnan Anna-Carin Ahlquist, som tog guld i London 2012 och brons i Rio i fjol, har inte bestämt sig om hon ska fortsätta i bordtennislandslaget eller inte. Hon är därför inte med i truppen till lag-VM i Bratislava i maj.

ÄMNE: parasport sport.

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Svenska VM-truppen till Para lag-VM
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-04-05 kl. 11:00     393 words
 
Pressmeddelande Apr 05, 2017 11:00 CEST Jubel efter framgångar på Paralympics för Sjöstedt, Andersson och Karlsson. Den svenska förbundskaptenen för Paralandslaget Daniel Ellermann har tagit ut tre lag till lag-VM i Para-bordtennis.

Pressmeddelande Apr 05, 2017 11:00 CEST Jubel efter framgångar på Paralympics för Sjöstedt, Andersson och Karlsson.... Båda lagen deltog även vid Paralympics i Rio där Emil och Linus tog silver i klass 8 medan Alexander och Victor åkte ut i kvartfinal...

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Brand Film Festival London 2017: the winners' showcase
 
 PR Week     2017-04-06 kl. 08:44     3950 words
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Campaign looks at the strategies behind the winning campaigns in the inaugural Brand Film Festival London.

remarkable things. Brief The film aimed to build awareness of BP’s partnership with the International Paralympic Committee and support for the Paralympic movement, demonstrate that BP and the IPC make for a good partnership, and show that BP cares...
 
   
'It's quite clear they didn't deliver': Treacy defends decision to slash boxing funding after Rio disaster
 
 The42     2017-04-06 kl. 08:26     1044 words
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Michael Conlan has turned professional after Rio. Image: Inpho Michael Conlan has turned professional after Rio.

It’s quite clear that they didn’t deliver.” The 212-page review into Ireland’s Olympic and Paralympic campaign broke down the performance of each sport in Rio, but the inquest into the failure of the boxing team was particularly damning.
 
   
Olympics - Surf's up for successful Olympic debut in Tokyo
 
 Channel NewsAsia     2017-04-06 kl. 08:24     284 words
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The International Surfing Association is confident the sport's Olympic debut at the Tokyo 2020 Games will be a success despite some minor concerns over conditions, ISA president Fernando Aguerre said on Wednesday.

silhouetted against a monitor showing Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics emblems during the Olympic and Paralympic flag-raising ceremony at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in Tokyo, Japan, September 21, 2016.
 
   
Feisty debate anticipated as anti-conspiracy bill enters Diet
 
 Asahi.com     2017-04-06 kl. 08:15     482 words
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Debate has started on contentious new legislation that would make planning a crime an offense in itself.

The Abe administration is backing the bill on grounds that it is needed to combat international terrorism ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Scottish teen who had limb removed when she was five needs new prosthetic leg every six months
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-04-06 kl. 07:59     98 words
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As the Paralympics have grown in popularity, amputees have often been portrayed as superhuman – but the reality for most is very different.

As the Paralympics have grown in popularity, amputees have often been portrayed as superhuman – but the reality for most is very different.At the largest specialist centre for amputees in Scotland, staff see the everyday struggles of those who
 
   
Sprinter Zac Shaw starts track season with four wins in Dubai
 
 Grimsby Telegraph     2017-04-06 kl. 07:48     258 words
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Grimsby Telegraph Posted: April 06, 2017 Zac Shaw (centre) - who has hit his stride straight away

The partially-sighted sprinter – who narrowly missed out on selection for last year's Paralympic Games – is now determined to make sure 2017 is a success.
 
   
Cardiff-based Nutrition Firm Announced the Signing of Paralympic Sprinter Jordan Howe
 
 Business News Wales     2017-04-06 kl. 07:24     383 words
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Cardiff-based nutrition firm, MSC Nutrition, has announced the signing of Paralympic sprinter Jordan Howe as the latest addition to the MSC Team.

Cardiff-based Nutrition Firm Announced the Signing of Paralympic Sprinter Jordan Howe.... Cardiff-based nutrition firm, MSC Nutrition, has announced the signing of Paralympic sprinter Jordan Howe as the latest addition to the MSC Team.The 21-year-old from...
 
   
Behind the Scenes / Passive smoking measures...
 
 The Japan News     2017-04-06 kl. 07:17     1207 words
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By Takafumi Yamasaki / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer The gap between the government and the ruling parties over secondhand smoke prevention measures has been widening.

Regarding secondhand smoke measures, Japan remains at “the lowest implementation level in the world.” The health ministry aims to “get closer to international standards before the time when the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics are held in

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Everson primed for Wheel Blacks
 
 Unlimited Magazine     2017-04-06 kl. 06:51     619 words
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Friday is shaping to be an emotional day for Christchurch-based Wheel Black Cody Everson.

The five-match series against the Paralympic champions will mark the first time the Wheel Blacks have played in the Garden City since the 2006 World Championships, a tournament the Kiwis finished second in.

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THESE are the roads to be closed for Lincolnshire cycling event this wekeend
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-04-06 kl. 06:36     100 words
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the public should expect temporary road closures and parking restrictions in Louth due to the Magna Vitae Tour of the Wolds Race.

READ MORE: Paralympic medal heroine Dame Sarah Storey tests 'fantastic' Tour of Wolds route The remaining road closures are shown with a RED LINE and will be installed at 8am through to 5pm.
 
   
In Brief: Peterborough's Erica Evans becomes all-time leading women's lacrosse scorer at Canisius College in Buffalo
 
 Peterborough Examiner     2017-04-06 kl. 06:12     182 words
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FIELD LACROSSE Evans becomes all-time leading scorer at Canisius Peterborough's Erica Evans became the all-time leading scorer in Canisius Golden Griffins women's lacrosse history in just her third season on Wednesday night.

EXAMINER LOCAL SPORTS CALENDAR THURSDAY, APRIL 6 6:00 p.m., Anything is Possible Speaker Series featuring Olympians Jeremiah Brown, Ashley Brzozowicz and Paralympian Alec Denys, Steele Centre at Fleming College 7:05 p.m., OHL Hockey, Eastern

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Hard yet hopeful life in Zimbabwe’s Tongogara refugee camp – Xinhuanet
 
 Africa-News.info     2017-04-06 kl. 06:08     109 words
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Clutching her one-year old baby, Tendai Ndlovu dashed out of her tent to attend to a pot on cooking fire. The cooking place is just three meters away from a shallow pit latrine, and there is a heavy stench around the area.

Rio Paralympian Gouws Runs Her Way to Four Golds At Nationals.
 
   
Local community things to know and do for the San Gabriel Valley for April 6, 2017
 
 SGV Tribune     2017-04-06 kl. 05:57     636 words
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Irwindale Fun with science The Irwindale Public Library, 5050 N. Irwindale Ave., is partnering with Creative Science Education for an afternoon of “Fun with Science” at 4 p.m. 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.
 
   
MP Named Honorary Otley Ambassador
 
 Yorkshire Reporter     2017-04-06 kl. 05:40     412 words
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Greg Mulholland MP and 15 others, have been selected as Otley’s first Honorary Ambassadors at an event held at Otta’s Leah restaurant in the Town.

Danielle Bailey, Paralympic swimmer; Jennifer Birch, of the Otley Ukulele Orchestra; Judith Blake, Leader of Leeds City Council; Georgia Coates, Olympic swimmer; Lizzie Deignan, World champion cyclist; Terry Ford, Otley Bellman; Ray Georgeson,
 
   
Finalists selected for New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards
 
 LiveNews.co.nz     2017-04-06 kl. 05:37     464 words
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MIL OSI – Source: Sports New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Back Finalists selected for New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards

Badminton New Zealand and OnePure Paralympics New Zealand and ACC NZ, Cadbury and Sanford Ltd Sport Northland and ASB Partnership   Community Impact:...Campaign: Peter Burling and Blair Tuke 49er class, 2016 Rio Olympic Games Campaign – Yachting NZ Sophie Pascoe, 2016 Rio Paralympic Games Campaign – Paralympics...

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How the response to black and white racism differs - Solidarity
 
 Politicsweb     2017-04-06 kl. 05:23     10534 words
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There is a huge imbalance in manner in which incidents are acted upon, depending on race of culprit Dr Eugene Brink & Connie Mulder, Racism,

Lulu Xingwana In response to the disabled athlete and convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius being granted bail after shooting and killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, the former Minister for Women, Children and People with Disabilities and also of
 
   
Game Changers: Dad gave Teoh a ‘kick’ in sports
 
 Sports247.my     2017-04-06 kl. 04:46     1341 words
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THANK you, dad. Thank you, dad!

She was Chief Medical Officer for Team Singapore at the 1994 Commonwealth Games, 2006 Asian Games, 2012 Paralympic Games, 2014 Asean Para Games and 2014 Youth Olympic Games.... Dr Teoh contributes significantly as a member of both Anti-Doping Committee of the International Paralympic...
 
   
British Council pledges continuous support to Nigerian sports development
 
 The Guardian Nigeria     2017-04-06 kl. 04:38     313 words
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British Council’s Director, Business Services, Lucy Pearson receives the Queen’s Baton from a member of the relay team in Lagos…on Tuesday.

count as one. “Remember the Olympics have Paralympics?

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AOC 2017 Annual General Meeting nominations for election and additional matters for inclusion in the agenda received
 
 Australian Olympic Committee     2017-04-06 kl. 04:25     4055 words
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When nominations closed at 09:00am (Sydney time) this morning, the following had been received (this can be viewed as a PDF here>>>): PRESIDENT (in

President, AOC; Chairman, Australian Olympic Foundation; Vice President, IOC; Chair, IOC Coordination Commission for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Tokyo 2020; Chair, IOC Legal Affairs Commission; and President, International Council of
 
   
Inspiration meets whiskey Saturday in Keystone
 
 Summit Daily News     2017-04-06 kl. 03:32     778 words
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If your life were a book and you its author, how would you want your story to go? When it comes to hosting motivational speakers, there might be no better venue than TED Talks, and in the world of TED Talks, there might be none better than Amy Purdy.

Now, she is one of the top-ranked adaptive snowboarders in the world, a 2014 Sochi Paralympic bronze medalist and currently the only double-leg amputee competing in snowboarding at the world-class level, according to the release.
 
   
Get on your bike for the Sport Ireland Yeats Tour of Sligo
 
 Galway Advertiser     2017-04-06 kl. 02:51     276 words
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With only a few weeks to go to the Sport Ireland Yeats Tour of Sligo the event is generating huge interest, with cycling enthusiasts from all over the country expected to descend on Sligo on the May bank holiday weekend.

The cyclists will be joined by event ambassador Eve Mc Crystal, gold medallist at the Rio Paralympics, who is encouraging cyclists to take part. “Cycling is good for fitness and health, and I encourage people of all ages and cycling experience to
 
   
Patrick O'Donovan admits Government must change approach
 
 Irish Examiner     2017-04-06 kl. 02:49     535 words
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Good, but could do better. If Ireland’s performance at last year’s Olympic Games were a report card it would read as exactly that. On the one hand, Rio delivered more top 10 and top 20 finishes than ever before.

That’s one less than the stated target, although Paralympics Ireland exceeded their ambition for eight with 11.

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Sports Commission to unveil sponsors
 
 Zimbabwe Chronicle     2017-04-06 kl. 02:45     428 words
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Tirivashe Nheweyembwa Ellina Mhlanga, Harare Bureau THE Sports Commission will today unveil the sponsorship they got from various stakeholders for the Zimbabwe National Paralympic Games at their offices at the National Sports Stadium.

Tirivashe Nheweyembwa Ellina Mhlanga, Harare Bureau THE Sports Commission will today unveil the sponsorship they got from various stakeholders for the Zimbabwe National Paralympic Games at their offices at the National Sports Stadium.Mashonaland
 
   
Kikau Is Back After Six Years
 
 Fiji Sun     2017-04-06 kl. 01:56     429 words
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Jope Ralulu Kikau during training at the Fiji National Council for Disabled Persons (FNCDP) complex on April 5, 2017.Photo:Vilimoni Vaganalau.

injury,” Kikau said. “After that I told myself I would not participate in any sport ever again, so I was inactive for six years. “Then last year, Mere Rodan (Paralympian) told me to try out table tennis, she was pestering me to take up the
 
   
CalgaryNEXT, Airport transit on the table for MRU mock Olympic bid
 
 Metro Canada     2017-04-06 kl. 01:50     553 words
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There’s already been an Olympic bid for 2026 in Calgary, it assumes that a new stadium is already built, and centres around the West Village.

and as part of the CBEC board she’s excited for the conversation that she called “inspired.” Behind the class is professor David Legg who has had six iterations of a similarly modeled course for events like the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic
 
   
Hong Kong can be part of a ‘massively exciting moment’ in wheelchair rugby, says three-time Paralympian Andy Barrow
 
 News EasyBranches.com     2017-04-06 kl. 01:45     116 words
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Home Hong Kong News Hong Kong can be part of a ‘massively exciting moment’ in wheelchair...

Hong Kong can be part of a ‘massively exciting moment’ in wheelchair rugby, says three-time Paralympian Andy Barrow.... Home Hong Kong News Hong Kong can be part of a ‘massively exciting moment’ in wheelchair...Share the joy                     Former British captain and three-time Paralympian...
 
   
With First Goal In Over 3 Years, Amanda Kessel Is Back And Leading Team USA Toward A Hockey World Title
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-06 kl. 01:44     828 words
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, 6:44 p.m. (ET) Amanda Kessel (R) battles for the puck with Olga Sosina of Russia during preliminary-round action at the 2017 IIHF Women's World Championship on April 1, 2017 in Plymouth, Mich. PLYMOUTH, Mich.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Namibia Bags 17 Medals in SA
 
 Africa-News.info     2017-04-06 kl. 01:21     406 words
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Namibian athletes with disabilities won 17 medals at the South African Disability National Sport Championships at Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

The competition was used by Namibian athletes as a qualifier for the 2017 International Paralympic...
 
   
Paralympians help wounded vets enjoy local waters
 
 TBNWeekly.com     2017-04-06 kl. 00:56     499 words
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Brad Kendell of Clearwater, Brad Johnson of Pompano Beach and program co-founder Jen French of St. Petersburg, along with other professional sailors, taught wounded veterans a new skill by way of the Warrior Sailing Program.

Paralympians help wounded vets enjoy local waters.

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Sports Commission unveil sponsors
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-04-06 kl. 00:49     58 words
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Ellina Mhlanga Sports Reporter Sports Commission will today unveil the sponsorship from various stakeholders for the Zimbabwe National Paralympic Games at their offices at the National Sports Stadium.

Ellina Mhlanga Sports Reporter Sports Commission will today unveil the sponsorship from various stakeholders for the Zimbabwe National Paralympic Games at their offices at the National Sports Stadium.Mashonaland Central are this year’s hosts of

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Zimbabwe Herald (web)
 
   
Dual gold for Murdoch
 
 Penrith Star     2017-04-06 kl. 00:26     391 words
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South Penrith Paralympian Kate Murdoch has clinched gold at the 2017 Aon Sydney International Rowing Regatta. Rio Paralympian Kate Murdoch has brought home dual gold from the 2017 Aon Sydney International Rowing Regatta, held in Penrith.

South Penrith Paralympian Kate Murdoch has clinched gold at the 2017 Aon Sydney International Rowing Regatta.... Rio Paralympian Kate Murdoch has brought home dual gold from the 2017 Aon Sydney International Rowing Regatta, held in Penrith.The South...
 
   
All 4 U.S. Olympians Are Among Those To Watch As The Masters Tees Off In Augusta
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-06 kl. 00:16     1121 words
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, 4:10 p.m. (ET) Rickie Fowler reacts after putting on the 18th green during the final round of the Shell Houston Open at the Golf Club of Houston on April 2, 2017 in Humble, Texas.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Vaccination Advocate and Paralympic Gold Medalist Nicholas Springer to Keynote UMass Amherst Emergency Exercise and Workshop
 
 PublicNow.com     2017-04-05 kl. 23:34     304 words
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***MEDIA ADVISORY*** DATE: Thursday, April 6 TIME: 1 p.m.

Vaccination Advocate and Paralympic Gold Medalist Nicholas Springer to Keynote UMass Amherst Emergency Exercise and Workshop. ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** DATE:... 1 p.m.PLACE: Campus Center Auditorium, UMass Amherst Vaccination advocate and Paralympic gold...
 
   
Men’s Rifle Kicks Off National Junior Olympic Shooting Championships
 
 Before It's News     2017-04-05 kl. 23:12     701 words
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as Athletes Strive for Jr World Champs Selection. USA – Every April is special at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

For the first time ever, the NJOSC will also feature Paralympic competitors with the addition of two athletes including National Training Center (NTC) Club athlete Stetson Bardfield (Colorado Springs, Colorado) in the Men’s Rifle competition.

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Paralympic dreams (video)
 
 Prime 7     2017-04-05 kl. 22:55     32 words
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Two athletes from Armidale are proving an intellectual disability means nothing when you have passion and drive. They're burning up the tracks with Special Olympics and Para-Games on their minds.

Paralympic dreams (video).
 
   
It might not be Friday, but we are close! This Thursday we take a look..
 
 TaableNote News     2017-04-05 kl. 22:51     67 words
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It might not be Friday, but we are close! This Thursday we take a look at two new shows, American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story, and Great News.

The Hugh Hefner Story, and Great News.Plus, we meet a local man who is changing his life after a tragic accident and chasing his dream of a paralympic medal.
 
   
Toyota to do hybrid boat study
 
 Auto Talk     2017-04-05 kl. 22:44     182 words
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Toyota has developed Japan’s first leisure craft with a parallel hybrid system. It will do a feasibility study of hybrid boats from July 2018 to March 2021 in Tokyo.

In addition to its use for the maintenance of piers and other port facilities at the Port of Tokyo, the Government will use the PONAM-28V for visits to Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games* venues along the Tokyo Bay waterfront.
 
   
The Trust Virus: The Future Of Brands And Giving
 
 Global Advisors     2017-04-05 kl. 21:53     1985 words
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Hate politics, fake news, alternative facts, inaccurate polling, corporate tax evasion, Olympic doping, sub-prime lending, duplicitous politicians, emissions probes, economic uncertainty, and the orange cherry on the cake, Trump.

Brands with aspirations of purpose take note: if you really want disruption to bring meaningful change, be prepared to defend the trust on which you may depend.” Tim Hollingsworth is the Chief Executive of the British Paralympic Association, and

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Paralympian excluded from Canberra running festival event
 
 News EasyBranches.com     2017-04-05 kl. 21:46     49 words
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Home Australian News Share the joy                     An elite wheelchair athlete says he has been unfairly barred from competing in

Paralympian excluded from Canberra running festival event.
 
   
Swimming Australia launches Australian Swimming Framework
 
 Australasian Leisure Management     2017-04-05 kl. 21:44     524 words
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To continue its historical success, Swimming Australia, in collaboration with the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), has released the Australian

Swimming is one of the most successful Australian sports at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and the most popular individual sport for children in the country.
 
   
Madison Chock’s World Championships Blog: This Will Not Be The Moment That Defines Us
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-05 kl. 21:23     884 words
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, 1:45 p.m. (ET) Madison Chock and partner Evan Bates explore Helsinki during the 2017 World Figure Skating Championships. Madison Chock, with partner Evan Bates, is a 2014 Olympian and two-time world medalist in ice dance.

Helsinki. Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Q&A Shellie Pfohl, CEO of U.S. Center for SafeSport
 
 EspnW - ESPN.com     2017-04-05 kl. 20:57     1230 words
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Courtesy of the U.S. Center for SafeSport Shellie Pfohl is the CEO of the U.S. Center for SafeSport. The U.S.

It addresses sexual misconduct and abuse in sports, specifically within the Olympic and Paralympic movements.
 
   
Mycket Motala till lag-VM
 
 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2017-04-05 kl. 20:15     442 words
 
Den svenska förbundskaptenen för paralandslaget, Motalakillen Daniel Ellermann, har tagit ut tre lag till lag-VM i para-bordtennis. Jens Bollius 20:03 | Lag-VM spelas i Bratislava, Slovakien, 15-21 maj.

Båda lagen deltog även vid Paralympics i Rio där Emil och Linus tog silver i klass 8 medan Alexander och Victor åkte ut i kvartsfinal mot toppnationen Tyskland.
 
   
Exclusive: Kolobkov insists Russia deserves to return from sporting
 
 Inside The Games     2017-04-05 kl. 19:56     761 words
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Nick Butler Wednesday, 5 April 2017 Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov is adamant that his country is resolving its doping problems and deserves to be fully reintegrated into the international sporting fold as soon as possible.

The WADA-commissioned McLaren Report published last March produced evidence that more than 1,000 Russian athletes were implicated in a scheme where samples were tampered with and manipulated at events including the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
One Week After Landmark Agreement, U.S. Women’s Hockey Team Is Refocused And Riding High At Worlds
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-05 kl. 19:55     847 words
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, 12:02 p.m. (ET) Kendall Coyne (R) and Kelli Stack (C) celebrate at the bench after a second-period goal against Finland during preliminary round action at the 2017 IIHF Women's World Championship on April 3, 2017 in Plymouth, Mich. LIVONIA, Mich.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “I haven’t really thought about it at all since I got here,” forward Haley Skarupa said. “Now we’re here for a different reason,” said
 
   
GALLERY: PNT Gathers in Lakewood Ranch, Fla. for Week-Long Training Camp
 
 U.S. Soccer Federation     2017-04-05 kl. 19:52     48 words
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PNT Apr 5, 2017 U.S. Paralympic National Team head coach Stuart Sharp called 15 players to a week-long training camp in Lakewood Ranch, Fla. from March 25-31.

Paralympic National Team head coach Stuart Sharp called 15 players to a week-long training camp in Lakewood Ranch, Fla. from March 25-31.During the camp, the PNT played a friendly match against the Lakewood Ranch Chargers' coaching staff. .
 
   
Lure of Gold Coast para huge for athletes
 
 Countryman     2017-04-05 kl. 19:41     332 words
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, 3:35 am Giving up the chance to compete in a third Winter Paralympic Games for Australia was not something Jess Gallagher took lightly.

Lure of Gold Coast para huge for athletes. , 3:35 am Giving up the chance to compete in a third Winter Paralympic Games for Australia was not something Jess Gallagher took lightly.The groundbreaking Victorian athlete may be the first Australian to

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NAC hosts another successful Snow Challenge
 
 Park Record     2017-04-05 kl. 19:15     540 words
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For the second-straight year, the National Ability Center was gifted with beautiful weather for its annual Ability Snow Challenge event on Saturday at Park City Mountain Resort.

That was fun." Some of the participating legends, as the center labeled them, included Robin Jennings, a former Major League Baseball player; Jana Johnson, JJ Johnson and Doug Lewis, all Olympic skiers; Monte Meier and Stephani Victor, both Paralympic...
 
   
Meet Operation Homefront's Military Child of the Year honorees
 
 Military Times     2017-04-05 kl. 19:13     2787 words
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Six recipients were chosen from the nearly 400 nominations this year to represent their respective service branches – Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Navy and National Guard.

She’s participated in leadership programs in the high schools she’s attended, doing community service work, and also helped start a Paralympics sports event when her family was stationed in Los Angeles.  She earned All-American High School
 
   
South Africa: Rio Paralympian Gouws Runs Her Way to Four Golds At Nationals
 
 AfricaPulse.com     2017-04-05 kl. 19:03     41 words
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South Africa: Rio Paralympian Gouws Runs Her Way to Four Golds At Nationals.
 
   
Funding for IABA High Performance Unit cut by €200k following Rio
 
 Breaking News.ie     2017-04-05 kl. 18:54     192 words
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The IABA High Performance Unit has seen its funding cut by €200,000. Today's Sport Ireland review claimed there were fundamental weaknesses in the High Performance setup that led to boxing's poor showing at the Rio Olympics.

Speaking in Dublin today at the launch of the review Minister of State for Sport, Patrick O’Donovan, said: “The ‘Rio Review’ gives us an invaluable insight into Ireland’s preparations and performances at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic

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Steve Callus conquers the AJ Osborn Snr Memorial Trophy
 
 Energy FM     2017-04-05 kl. 18:32     703 words
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Steve Callus took the prize in the AJ Osborn Snr Memorial Trophy after a very well attended competition at St John's.

Karen Butler, regular British Paralympian and many times an Easter Shoot competitor, will be there too.
 
   
Mount Kelly Swim Centre has been shortlisted for the 2017 Local Authority Building Control (LABC) Building Excellence Awards
 
 Dartmoor Links     2017-04-05 kl. 18:31     442 words
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Following more than six years of negotiation, Mount Kelly an independent school in Tavistock, in partnership with Sport England, was successful in securing a 50m Olympic Legacy swimming pool following the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics.

Following more than six years of negotiation, Mount Kelly an independent school in Tavistock, in partnership with Sport England, was successful in securing a 50m Olympic Legacy swimming pool following the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics.At the
 
   
Kim Andersen: World Sailing 'Searching for Direction' -- ATRadio
 
 Around The Rings     2017-04-05 kl. 18:25     239 words
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(ATR) World Sailing president Kim Andersen says the federation is planning ways to increase its prominence in the Olympic Movement. Ed Hula and World Sailing president Kim Andersen.

Games and its efforts to rejoin the Paralympic program.
 
   
‘I want to make up for Rio’ – Rae
 
 Scottish Athletics     2017-04-05 kl. 18:14     965 words
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Wednesday 5th April 2017 Derek Rae photographed by Bobby Gavin Rae selected for London Derek Rae competed at his first Paralympic Games in 2016, six years after an accident that changed his life.

Wednesday 5th April 2017 Derek Rae photographed by Bobby Gavin Rae selected for London Derek Rae competed at his first Paralympic Games in 2016, six years after an accident that changed his life.A collision between his motorbike and an articulated
 
   
Surgeons to prepare for attacks during Tokyo Games
 
 The Japan News     2017-04-05 kl. 18:04     247 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun As part of counterterrorism measures ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, the health ministry will train surgeons who can treat injuries from explosives, firearms and knives starting this fiscal year.

The Yomiuri Shimbun As part of counterterrorism measures ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, the health ministry will train surgeons who can treat injuries from explosives, firearms and knives starting this fiscal year.The measure

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VIRTUAL TOKYO – AND BEYOND!
 
 Hotel and Tourism Online     2017-04-05 kl. 17:53     256 words
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Tokyo’s Metropolitan Government is to open a website and 360-degree VR movie channel to promote diverse tourism attractions in Tokyo and Tohoku, Chugoku and Shikoku Regions.

Paralympic Games and beyond, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) is promoting diverse tourism attractions in Japan by creating sightseeing routes linking Tokyo and other regions such as Tohoku, Chugoku and Shikoku.
 
   
Join SA Personalities taking on the Wings for Life Challenge
 
 ShowMe Pretoria     2017-04-05 kl. 17:06     751 words
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the Wings for Life World Run (WFLWR) returns to Pretoria, South Africa.  This year a host of top SA personalities with bold voices will line up at SuperSport Park in Centurion to support the cause.

Well-known actor and TV personality Thapelo Mokoena, as well as presenter of the show Real Health , Stacey Holland, have joined the team of celebrities who are running for those who can’t.  Paralympian Pieter du Preez, adaptive surfing pioneer
 
   
Cascades Awards $76,000 in Bursaries to Outstanding Student-Athletes with New World Champion Alex Harvey in Attendance
 
 Morningstar.com     2017-04-05 kl. 17:03     656 words
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/CNW Telbec/ - Twenty-three student-athletes between the ages of 16 and 26 were awarded a total of $76,000 in individual bursaries, ranging in amounts

The 2017 recipients include Amélie Kretz , Olympic triathlete; Laurent Dumais , rising star in freestyle moguls skiing; Frédérique Turgeon , 2018 PyeongChang Paralympic Games para-alpine hopeful; and Simon Pouliot-Cavanagh , student-athlete in

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Eui Hyun Sin - My season highlights
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-05 kl. 17:01     244 words
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The South Korean picks out three key moments from the 2017 season where he transformed into a medal hope for his home Paralympic Winter Games. “Winning a World Cup race for the first time at Western Center, Ukraine was a big moment for me.

The South Korean picks out three key moments from the 2017 season where he transformed into a medal hope for his home Paralympic Winter Games. “Winning a World Cup race for the first time at Western Center, Ukraine was a big moment for me.” The
 
   
John Hancock Financial Announces Elite Athlete Ambassadors for 2017 Boston Marathon Past Champions, Olympians, and Dick and Rick Hoyt Invited as Race Week Ambassadors
 
 3 WRCB-TV     2017-04-05 kl. 16:46     645 words
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SOURCE John Hancock Financial BOSTON Boston Marathon champions Greg Meyer Ambassadors will cheer on the 30,000 participants racing from Hopkinton

She won four gold medals at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio and has been undefeated at the Boston Shalane Flanagan, a four-time Olympian, recorded the fastest time ever run by an American woman on the Boston Ryan Hall:

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Olympic fans to turn smartphones into medals
 
 International Olympic Committee     2017-04-05 kl. 16:42     475 words
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Tokyo 2020 , IOC News , Sustainability Fans of the Olympic Games in Japan now have a unique opportunity to play their part in Tokyo 2020 – by seeing their old smartphones and laptops turned into medals.

It aims to gather eight tonnes – around 40kg of gold, 4,900kg of silver and 2,900kg of bronze – of the raw metals they contain and harness them in a production process that will yield 5,000 medals for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
David Owen: Why cricket in LA or Paris would be no more out of place than
 
 Inside The Games     2017-04-05 kl. 16:34     1153 words
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David Owen Wednesday, 5 April 2017 I still remember the day I first knocked on the door of the Evanston and Skokie Cricket and Dominoes Club.

I found a not dissimilar picture a few years later in France, country of the other surviving 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games bidder, where I have also played and watched cricket of an OK standard.
 
   
#Get Moving– Launching Limb Loss Awareness Month in April
 
 DisabledGo     2017-04-05 kl. 16:31     558 words
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Join us throughout the month of April to raise awareness of limb loss and limb difference, to support and encourage members of our community as they build their independence through increased mobility.

Not everyone is going to be a Paralympian, so for the majority of us it is important to pay attention to everyday activities and keep moving.

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Bold new sports series dares us to cape up & day the day!
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-04-05 kl. 16:30     392 words
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prepare yourself for a sea of capes and brightly colour underpants.

events. The well-known faces range from TV personalities, such as the Last Leg’s Adam Hills, to a whole host of Paralympians, including new sporting superstar Kadeena Cox, who will be uniting with members of the public who won a competition to be on...
 
   
Nick Skelton CBE and Big Star set to retire
 
 Bef     2017-04-05 kl. 16:18     30 words
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Paralympic equestrian stalwart Anne Dunham OBE announces her retirement Nineteen-time equestrian gold medallist, Wiltshire’s Anne Dunham OBE, has today announced her retirement from the sport 10 . 03 .

Paralympic equestrian stalwart Anne Dunham OBE announces her retirement Nineteen-time equestrian gold medallist, Wiltshire’s Anne Dunham OBE, has today announced her retirement from the sport 10 .

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John Hancock Financial Announces Elite Athlete Ambassadors for 2017 Boston Marathon Past Champions, Olympians, and Dick and Rick Hoyt Invited as Race Week Ambassadors
 
 BioSpace     2017-04-05 kl. 16:09     1088 words
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/PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock today announced its Elite Athlete Ambassador Team for the 2017 Boston Marathon to be held on April 17 .

She won four gold medals at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio and has been undefeated at the Boston , New York , Chicago and London Marathons since 2013.

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Minister O’Donovan Publishes Review of Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games - 2017 Investment Announced
 
 Irish Sports Council     2017-04-05 kl. 16:06     1000 words
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Sport Ireland announce funding of over €20m for National Governing Bodies & athletes; in line with 2016 figures €1.8m in direct athlete investment; €7.2m in high performance programme funding; €10.

Minister O’Donovan Publishes Review of Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games -...performance at Rio Olympic & Paralympic Games; acknowledges Olympic medal target not reached Speaking in Dublin today at the publication by Sport Ireland of the “Rio Review”, a comprehensive debrief of the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic...

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Chief Executive Officer - Australian Sailing
 
 iSportConnect     2017-04-05 kl. 16:02     486 words
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LOCATION: Sidney, Australia CLOSING DATE: April 10, 2017 OVERVIEW: Australian Sailing is the national governing body to advance, promote,

Australian Sailing is the national governing body to advance, promote,...administer and grow the sport of sailing and represents the interests of the sport as a member of World Sailing, Australian Olympic Committee and Australian Paralympic

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Passion Crew Welcomes you to PyeongChang2018
 
 Association Internationale De La Presse Sportive     2017-04-05 kl. 16:00     393 words
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– Passion Crew is the name that has been given to the Games workforce for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Passion Crew Welcomes you to PyeongChang2018. – Passion Crew is the name that has been given to the Games workforce for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.This title will unite all staff, volunteers, ceremonies cast,

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Champion Crawford aims for bigger and better things
 
 SASCOC     2017-04-05 kl. 15:42     400 words
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Para-triathlete Sebastian Crawford clinched a second consecutive national title in the Men’s PT3 Category at the recent SA Triathlon Championships in Free State and has his sights firmly set on much bigger achievements in 2017.

Looking further my ultimate goal is going to be the Paralympics in 2020,’ he commented.

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IABA funding cut by €200k following poor Rio showing
 
 RTE Online     2017-04-05 kl. 15:39     264 words
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The Irish Amateur Boxing Association has seen its funding cut by €200,000 after failing to win a medal at the Rio Olympic Games. It was the biggest loser in today's core funding announcement, by Sport Ireland, for national governing bodies.

Paralympics Ireland has also seen an increase to €375,000 in funding after its haul of 11 medal in Rio.  "The 'Rio Review' reflects the views of all the key players within Ireland's high performance system,” Chairman of Sport Ireland, Kieran
 
   
IABA comes under fire from Sport Ireland over Irish boxing’s Olympic disaster
 
 Irish Sun     2017-04-05 kl. 15:23     628 words
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RIO REVIEW BLASTS BOXERS The boxers came under intense scrutiny after failing to win a single medal with a record eight boxers qualifying THE IABA has come under heavy criticism from Sport Ireland after our boxers flopped in last year’s Olympics.

Olympics.Sport Ireland today launched its Rio Review to assess the performance of Ireland’s competitors at both the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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USG Leads Exterior Ceiling Manufacturers with Four NOAs from Miami-Dade County
 
 PR Newswire     2017-04-05 kl. 15:10     680 words
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/PRNewswire/ -- USG Corporation (NYSE: USG), a leading building materials manufacturer, has received four Notices of Acceptance (NOAs) from Miami-Dade County in Florida for its exterior ceiling products.

Olympic and Paralympic teams and the Canadian Olympic team.

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Oscar nominated documentaries that you need to see… From ‘Amy’ to ‘The Act of Killing’
 
 Movies.IE     2017-04-05 kl. 15:07     982 words
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Oscar nominated documentary ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ is released in Irish cinemas this week.

Focusing on the Canadian and US teams in the lead up to the 2004 Paralympic Games, the film underlines the skill, tenacity and strength of these Paralympic athletes, way before the success of the 2012 Games in London thrust the sport onto a world
 
   
Suits you: Triathlon Australia unveils fitting tri race apparel
 
 Triathlonbusiness.com     2017-04-05 kl. 14:39     783 words
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Triathlon Australia notes that it holds a special place in the annals of the sport around the world – a country that has played such a huge part in

Michellie Jones – who will again act as Paralympic gold medallist Katie Kelly’s guide on Saturday. “There is something so special about wearing the green and gold; there are only a rare few people that get to do that, so every time you do
 
   
DESCENTE to become official apparel sponsor of British Triathlon
 
 Triathlonbusiness.com     2017-04-05 kl. 14:39     399 words
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British Triathlon has today (Wednesday 5 April), announced a four-year partnership with global sports apparel brand DESCENTE, beginning spring 2017.

Jack Buckner, CEO at British Triathlon, said, “We are delighted to partner with DESCENTE as we enter a new Olympic and Paralympic cycle for the sport.

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Friendship put aside as Pilbeam, Harvey renew rivalry
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-05 kl. 14:22     606 words
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The Australians will race head-to-head in the opening World Para Triathlon Series.

His main challenge will likely come from the Netherlands’ world and Paralympic champion Jetze Plat , who will be competing for the first time since winning gold at Rio 2016 .... Another Paralympic champion on the start list includes Australian Katie...
 
   
Asian Paralympic Committee supports women’s camp
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-05 kl. 14:22     219 words
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A development wheelchair basketball camp will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, later in April.

Asian Paralympic Committee supports women’s camp.... A development wheelchair basketball camp will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, later in April.The International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) Asia Oceania Zone (AOZ) has announced that the Asian Paralympic...

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The IPC commended by WADA for Rio 2016 anti-doping programme
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-05 kl. 14:22     546 words
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WADA’s Independent Observer Team said the IPC’s anti-doping programme achieved a number of positive outcomes in the face of challenging circumstances.

WADA’s Independent Observer Team said the IPC’s anti-doping programme achieved a number of positive outcomes in the face of challenging circumstances.The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has praised the International Paralympic Committee (IPC)

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Toyota’s made a hybrid boat!
 
 BBC Top Gear     2017-04-05 kl. 14:22     270 words
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Think hybrid, and which car comes to mind? Given it was first to bring the technology to the mainstream, there’s a good chance it’s the Toyota Prius. So perhaps it’s only right that trials of a hybrid boat are underway courtesy of Toyota.

The 28V, though, will be in use along the Tokyo waterfront during the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games. “Toyota will loan the hybrid PONAM-28V model to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government with no charge,” a company statement reads.
 
   
SEA GAMES 2017 OFFICIAL AIRLINE SIGNING CEREMONY WITH AIRASIA
 
 Media Relations and Event Management     2017-04-05 kl. 14:08     232 words
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Wednesday 05/04/2017 AirAsia, the truly Asean airline, is proud to be the Official Airline for the upcoming 29th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) taking place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 19-31 August 2017.

Mr. Ng Keng Chuan, Deputy President of the Malaysia Paralympic Council -
 
   
De 13e Avond van het Woord; Transgenderisme
 
 Universiteit Maastricht     2017-04-05 kl. 13:43     1000 words
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Waarin verschillen transgenderisme, transseksualiteit en travestie? Sommige mensen identificeren zich aanhoudend met het andere geslacht. De sterkte van dit gevoel kan verschillen en neemt daardoor verschillende vormen aan.

Welgeteld één dag voor vertrek in augustus kreeg ze te horen dat ze naar de Paralympics in de Rio de Janeiro mocht.  Last minute  omdat de Russen geschorst werden vanwege doping.
 
   
Rio Paralympian Gouws runs her way to four golds at nationals
 
 SASCOC     2017-04-05 kl. 13:41     317 words
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By She may have returned from the Rio Paralympics empty-handed in terms of medals but teenager Liezel Gouws picked up heaps of precious experience. And it showed in this weekend’s Nedbank Championships for the Physically Disabled in Port Elizabeth.

Rio Paralympian Gouws runs her way to four golds at nationals.... By She may have returned from the Rio Paralympics empty-handed in terms of medals but teenager Liezel Gouws picked up heaps of precious experience.... Asked if she felt stronger than at last year’s Paralympics...

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Southern commuters to protest at London Bridge
 
 East Bourne Independent.co.uk     2017-04-05 kl. 13:10     273 words
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COMMUTERS will call for better rights for disabled and elderly train travellers at a protest tonight. The Association of British Commuters (ABC) is supporting charity Transport for All at London Bridge station from 6pm.

roll back of 'turn up and go' access at dozens of stations.  Paralympian Anne Wafula Strike is appearing as a speaker and the protest will feature the first performance of a song from the new musical Southern Fail.
 
   
FULL MARKS FOR ORGANISERS AFTER WORLD PARA ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS CO-ORDINATION MEETING IN LONDON
 
 DisabledGo     2017-04-05 kl. 12:48     4917 words
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- 5 Apr 2017 FULL MARKS FOR ORGANISERS AFTER WORLD PARA ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS CO-ORDINATION MEETING IN LONDON • Representatives from the

5 Apr 2017 FULL MARKS FOR ORGANISERS AFTER WORLD PARA ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS CO-ORDINATION MEETING IN LONDON • Representatives from the. ...International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and World Para Athletics enjoyed a comprehensive two-day visit

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It's like a dating service for pets: Cheltenham's cat heroine has rehomed more than 1,000 animals
 
 Gloucester Citizen     2017-04-05 kl. 12:44     618 words
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Nikole Cateaux with Dunlop, a blind 12 week old kitten (January 2016) It's like a dating service for pets: Cheltenham's cat heroine has rehomed more...

Cheltenham's cat heroine has rehomed more...X Share Tweet Share Pin It Email Copy link to paste in your message / Nikole Cateaux with Dunlop, a blind 12 week old kitten (January 2016) Paralympic hero Andy Lewis helps leisure centre after bosses...

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Visit Nenagh Classic is now the 'Blue Riband' of Irish cycling
 
 Tipperary Star     2017-04-05 kl. 12:33     706 words
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The Gas Networks Ireland Visit Classic has been described as the “Blue Riband of Irish cycling” by Cycling Ireland.

McCrystal is no stranger to winning at the highest level having piloted Katie-George Dunleavy to gold and silver at the 2016 Rio Paralympics.
 
   
RAFM Defender to represent USAFE in DoD Warrior Games
 
 DVIDS     2017-04-05 kl. 12:30     1407 words
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Michael Christiansen, a technical sergeant assigned to the 100th Security Forces Squadron, is the only U.S. Air Forces in Europe Airman to qualify for the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games in Chicago this summer.

Similar to the Paralympics, the DoD Warrior Games hosts a wide variety of events including wheelchair basketball, swimming, track and field, sight-impaired events, rowing (machine), cycling, and standing and sitting categories for various sports.
 
   
WADA Records 14% Rise In Doping Sanctions
 
 Peace FM     2017-04-05 kl. 12:03     292 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.
 
   
Two NZ swimming records broken at New Zealand Open Championships
 
 Waikato Times     2017-04-05 kl. 11:58     1176 words
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Bradlee Ashby broke a national swimming record at the NZ Open Championships.

Paralympic gold medallist Nikita Howarth was best in the 200m individual medley in 3:02.62, the event that she won in Rio.

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News - Preview - 10 Track Event Storylines To Follow at Arcadia Invitational 2017
 
 RunnerSpace.com     2017-04-05 kl. 11:54     1408 words
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By Erik Boal, DyeStat Editor Here are 10 track event storylines to follow Saturday at the 50th Arcadia Invitational: You can watch the live

medals in both events at the Rio Paralympics.
 
   
Paralympian excluded from Canberra running festival event
 
 ABC Online     2017-04-05 kl. 11:54     316 words
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An elite wheelchair athlete says he has been unfairly barred from competing in the half marathon event at a running festival to be held in Canberra this weekend.

Paralympian excluded from Canberra running festival event.... An elite wheelchair athlete says he has been unfairly barred from competing in the half marathon event at a running festival to be held in Canberra this weekend.Confined to a wheelchair at 17, Gary Croker won silver at the Sydney Paralympics...

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Paralympic hero Andy Lewis helps leisure centre after bosses said he couldn't use the pool
 
 GloucestershireLive.co.uk     2017-04-05 kl. 11:53     448 words
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Paralympian Andy Lewis MBE is back making a splash in his home town after launching new facilities at the leisure centre.

Paralympic hero Andy Lewis helps leisure centre after bosses said he couldn't use the pool.... Paralympian Andy Lewis MBE is back making a splash in his home town after launching new facilities at the leisure centre.The para-triathlete trained in Bristol...

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Iran to Host 1st Asian Para Archery Tournament in November
 
 IranNewsDaily     2017-04-05 kl. 11:51     472 words
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On January 30th in Uzbekistan widely celebrated birthday of the First President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Abduganievich Karimov.

TEHRAN - The Islamic Republic of Iran is going to host the first edition of the Asian Paralympic Archery Tournament later this year.
 
   
Athletics - women's 200m T11 semifinal 2 - 2013 IPC Athletics WorldChampionships, Lyon
 
 Dailymotion     2017-04-05 kl. 11:46     7 words
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Iran to host Asian Para Archery Tournament 8min
 
 PressTV.com     2017-04-05 kl. 11:23     152 words
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The Islamic Republic of Iran is going to host the first edition of the Asian Paralympic Archery Tournament between November 6 and November 11, 2017.

The Islamic Republic of Iran is going to host the first edition of the Asian Paralympic Archery Tournament between November 6 and November 11, 2017.(Illustrative photo) The Islamic Republic of Iran is going to host the first edition of the Asian

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News story: London 2012: sustaining the legacy
 
 Government UK     2017-04-05 kl. 11:06     347 words
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Minister and Deputy Head of Mission at British Embassy Tokyo, Dr.

Minister and Deputy Head of Mission at British Embassy Tokyo, Dr.David Ellis, gave a speech on how the UK used the 2012 Paralympics to transform social attitudes towards disability in the UK at a symposium hosted by Tokyo Metropolitan Governor
 
   
Paralympians shine a...
 
 Algoa FM     2017-04-05 kl. 11:05     740 words
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Team South Africa’s Rio Paralympians were out in full force as the Nedbank Championships for the Physically Disabled in Port Elizabeth swung into action this week.

Paralympians shine a...Team South Africa’s Rio Paralympians were out in full force as the Nedbank Championships for the Physically Disabled in Port Elizabeth swung into action this week.Fittingly it was an athlete who had cruelly been denied the
 
   
Malaysia Sends Biggest Contingent To...
 
 Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies     2017-04-05 kl. 10:04     297 words
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 5 (Bernama) -- Malaysia as host of the ninth ASEAN Para Games will send the biggest contingent of 372 athletes and will take part in all 16 events on Sept 17-23.

"The list of entry by name will be opened to the respective National Paralympic Committee (NPC) on April 15 and closing date is on July 12," he said.

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