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Parasporten positiv till Stockholmsansökan
 
 Helsingborgs Dagblad     2017-04-07 kl. 15:22     290 words
 
Folkhälsan och tillgängligheten. Det är två av anledningarna till att Stockholm bör söka Paralympics.

Det är två av anledningarna till att Stockholm bör söka Paralympics.-... Sveriges paralympiska kommitté, SPK, och Svenska parasportförbundet är mycket positiva till att Stockholm ansöker om Paralympics och vinter-OS 2026.

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Oklar framtid för friskvårdsprojektet RAS
 
 Länstidningen Östersund Premium     2017-04-07 kl. 13:23     528 words
 
Projektet RAS avslutas nu och under förra veckan hade deltagarna i projektet en återträff. Närmare 100 deltagare deltog under dagen och fick prova på medicinsk yoga och rytmterapi.

aktiviteter. Samarbetspartner i RAS har varit Reacting i Östersund och de regionala föreningarna Afasi, Hjärnskadeförbundet Hjärnkraft, Parasport och riksförbundet Stroke.
 
   
Laddade inför VM i kälkhockey
 
 Sveriges Radio Sörmland     2017-04-07 kl. 09:41     197 words
 
Peter Nilsson och Robin Meng från Eskilstuna ska representera Sverige i Sydkorea. På fredagen åker den svenska VM-truppen i Kälkhockey till Sydkorea för att medverka i VM.

Jag har lirat rullstolsbasket så jag var med på paralympics i Kina 2008 bland annat.
 
   
Avgörande SM-final i BLR imorgon
 
 Svenska Basketbollförbundet     2017-04-07 kl. 09:00     91 words
 
På lördag klockan 15:30 spelas den andra och direkt avgörande SM-finalen i Basketligan rullstol (BLR).

Strax innan finalen börjar kl 15:00 avgörs bronsmatchen mellan FIFH Malmö och Nacka Handikappidrott, även den i Stadium Arena, kl 13:00.
 
   
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Athletes shine at Special Olympics National Games
 
 Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday     2017-04-08 kl. 08:50     237 words
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A contingent of over 1000 persons comprising athletes, coaches and volunteers converged at the Hasely Crawford Stadium and environs for the 35th Special Olympics National Games.

A contingent of over 1000 persons comprising athletes, coaches and volunteers converged at the Hasely Crawford Stadium and environs for the 35th Special Olympics National Games.The annual event provides athletes with the opportunity to test their
 
   
Voters have been positive: Berejiklian (AAP)
 
 Yahoo! News Australia     2017-04-08 kl. 08:33     448 words
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, 4:27 pm NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has hit the polling booths in all three seats up for grabs in this weekend's by-elections as she braces for huge swings against the Liberal party.

In Gosford, Labor's Paralympian candidate Liesl Tesch is the favourite among six hopefuls.

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Voters have been positive: Berejiklian
 
 GWN7 - Yahoo7     2017-04-08 kl. 08:30     310 words
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NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has hit the polling booths in all three seats up for grabs in this weekend's by-elections as she braces for huge swings against the Liberal party.

In Gosford, Labor's Paralympian candidate Liesl Tesch is the favourite of six candidates to win.

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Sussanne Khan, Gauri Shinde feted as women achievers
 
 ProKerala.com     2017-04-08 kl. 07:22     502 words
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New Delhi, April 8 Entrepreneur Sussanne Khan and film director Gauri Shinde were on Friday honoured as young women achievers by Union Minister

Another interesting segment of the night was when Paralympian Deepa Malik took the centre stage to thank her mother and her sister-in-law for standing by her side and motivating her.

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NSW Libs brace for by-election backlash
 
 Countryman     2017-04-08 kl. 06:51     313 words
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, 2:41 pm NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has hit the polling booths in all three seats up for grabs in this weekend's by-elections as she braces for huge swings against the Liberal party.

In Gosford, Labor's Paralympian candidate Liesl Tesch is the favourite of six candidates to win.

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Return Para-soccer To NSF, Polio Survivors Beg Dalung
 
 Leadership     2017-04-08 kl. 06:49     425 words
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Abuja, By Salifu Usman President of the Para-Soccer Federation of Nigeria, Alhaji Misbahu Lawan Didi has appealed to the Minister of Youth and

in Nigeria was affecting its acceptability by the International Paralympics Committee (IPC). “I am using this medium to appeal to the Minister of Youth and Sports, and other relevant authorities to return para-soccer to the National Sports

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Rio stars Rivard, Chernove win Canadian Paralympic Committee's Athlete Awards
 
 News 9     2017-04-08 kl. 06:10     875 words
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SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities Carla Qualtrough among five Hall of Fame inductees Photos are available at: http://tinyurl.com/ku8sx8h Videos are available at: http://tinyurl.

Rio stars Rivard, Chernove win Canadian Paralympic Committee's Athlete Awards.... SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities Carla Qualtrough among five Hall of Fame inductees Photos are available at:...

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Local community things to know and do for the San Gabriel Valley for April 8, 2017
 
 SGV Tribune     2017-04-08 kl. 06:06     588 words
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El Monte American Legion breakfast The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 261, 4542 N. Peck Road in El Monte, will be serving breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today. Bowls of pozole and tamale plates will be available for $8.

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. today.
 
   
Aurelie Rivard named best female athlete at Canadian Paralympic Awards
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-04-08 kl. 06:04     32 words
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Swimmer Aurelie Rivard was named best female athlete and cyclist Tristen Chernove took home best Games debut honours Friday night at the 2017 Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame and Sport Awards ceremony.

Aurelie Rivard named best female athlete at Canadian Paralympic Awards.... Swimmer Aurelie Rivard was named best female athlete and cyclist Tristen Chernove took home best Games debut honours Friday night at the 2017 Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame and...
 
   
In Overtime Victory, Team USA Claims First Women’s Hockey World Title On Home Ice
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-08 kl. 05:55     674 words
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, 10:45 p.m. (ET) The United States celebrates a 11-0 win over Germany in a semifinal game at the 2017 IIHF Women's World Championship at USA Hockey Arena on April 6, 2017 in Plymouth, Mich. PLYMOUTH, Mich.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Gladys claims voters are 'happy' to see her, but expects byelection swing
 
 Southern Highland News     2017-04-08 kl. 05:52     435 words
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Gladys Berejiklian enjoyed an "extremely positive" reception as she joined candidates on the hustings on Saturday morning, but said she expected voters to punish the government for imposing byelections upon them.

Opposition leader Luke Foley has spent the day on the Central Coast, where paralympian Liesl Tesch is expected to win and increase Labor's margin of 0.2 per cent.

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Gladys Berejiklian says voters 'extremely positive' in North Shore, Manly and Gosford byelections
 
 Sydney Morning Herald     2017-04-08 kl. 05:44     528 words
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Gladys Berejiklian enjoyed an "extremely positive" reception as she joined candidates on the hustings on Saturday morning, but said she expected voters to punish the government for imposing byelections upon them.

Opposition leader Luke Foley has spent the day on the Central Coast, where paralympian Liesl Tesch is expected to win and increase Labor's margin of 0.2 per cent.

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Rio stars Rivard, Chernove win Canadian Paralympic Committee's Athlete Awards
 
 International Business Times     2017-04-08 kl. 05:19     1351 words
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Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities Carla Qualtrough among five Hall of Fame inductees Photos are available at: http://tinyurl.com/ku8sx8h Videos are available at: http://tinyurl.

Rio stars Rivard, Chernove win Canadian Paralympic Committee's Athlete Awards.... Swimmer Aurélie Rivard of St-Jean-sur Richelieu, Que., and cyclist Tristen Chernove of Cranbrook, B.C., were big winners on Friday night at the 2017 Canadian Paralympic Hall...

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University Of Rhode Island Earns First-Ever Berth To USTA Tennis On Campus National Championship, April 13-15
 
 Narragansett Patch     2017-04-08 kl. 05:16     793 words
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The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced the University of Rhode Island as one of the top 64 coed intramural and club tennis teams that

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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Rivard, Chernove win Paralympic awards
 
 Alliston Herald     2017-04-08 kl. 05:02     11 words
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Rio stars Rivard, Chernove win Canadian Paralympic Committee's Athlete

Rivard, Chernove win Paralympic awards.... Rio stars Rivard, Chernove win Canadian Paralympic Committee's Athlete. ...Awards.

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Rivard, Chernove win Paralympic awards
 
 My Kawartha     2017-04-08 kl. 05:01     530 words
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OTTAWA — Swimmer Aurelie Rivard was named best female athlete and cyclist Tristen Chernove took home best Games debut honours Friday night at the 2017 Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame and Sport Awards ceremony. Rivard of St-Jean-sur Richelieu, Que.

Rivard, Chernove win Paralympic awards.... OTTAWA — Swimmer Aurelie Rivard was named best female athlete and cyclist Tristen Chernove took home best Games debut honours Friday night at the 2017 Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame and Sport Awards ceremony.

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Rio stars Rivard, Chernove win Canadian Paralympic Committee's Athlete Awards
 
 Brandon Sun     2017-04-08 kl. 04:55     526 words
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OTTAWA - Swimmer Aurelie Rivard was named best female athlete and cyclist Tristen Chernove took home best Games debut honours Friday night at the 2017 Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame and Sport Awards ceremony. Rivard of St-Jean-sur Richelieu, Que.

Rio stars Rivard, Chernove win Canadian Paralympic Committee's Athlete Awards.... OTTAWA - Swimmer Aurelie Rivard was named best female athlete and cyclist Tristen Chernove took home best Games debut honours Friday night at the 2017 Canadian Paralympic...

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Stoke On Trent Get Set To Welcome Stoke On Trent
 
 Sport.co.uk     2017-04-08 kl. 04:01     991 words
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Paralympian legend Dame Sarah Storey heaped praise on Stoke-on-Trent's positive attitude towards sport – as she helped to officially launch Stage 2 of the 2017 Women's Tour which will start and finish in the city.

Paralympian legend Dame Sarah Storey heaped praise on Stoke-on-Trent's positive attitude towards sport – as she helped to officially launch Stage 2 of the 2017 Women's Tour which will start and finish in the city.Great Britain's most decorated
 
   
New South Wales by-elections: Gosford, Manly, North Shore
 
 Crikey Media     2017-04-08 kl. 03:44     756 words
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By-elections are to be held today in the New South Wales state seats of Gosford, Manly and North Shore, detailed overviews of which can be found here .

Labor’s new candidate is Liesl Tesch, a local school teacher and gold medal-winning Paralympian who has been an incomplete paraplegic since suffering a mountain bike accident at the age of 19.
 
   
FINA claim strong anti-doping programme in place prior to World Aquatics
 
 Inside The Games     2017-04-08 kl. 03:36     334 words
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Michael Pavitt Saturday, 8 April 2017 Top athletes are continuing to be targeted by the International Swimming Federation's (FINA) out-of competition anti-doping programme, the governing body have claimed.

The World Championships will be held between July 14 and 30, with the eyes of the world set to be on Budapest after their bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics was withdrawn amid referendum fears.
 
   
Bank teller fired over $8 Crime & Courts
 
 The Zimbabwe Mail     2017-04-08 kl. 03:28     936 words
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7th April 2017 Staff Reporter Crime & Courts 0 A bank teller is fighting expulsion from employment over allegations of stealing $8 from a client.

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius' conviction for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp has been scaled up to murder from culpable homicide by South Africa's top appeals court.
 
   
Liberals hope to keep seats despite swings in NSW by-elections
 
 ABC Online     2017-04-08 kl. 02:49     282 words
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Related Story: Mike Baird's old seat among three on the line in NSW by-elections Related Story: Felicity Wilson says

The Labor Party has put up seven-time Paralympian Leisl Tesch as their representative.

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VIDEO: Paralympians shredding Vail
 
 Vail Daily     2017-04-08 kl. 02:25     292 words
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Extraordinary stories of Young Citizen winners
 
 BBC     2017-04-08 kl. 01:43     743 words
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Image copyright Young Citizen Awards Seven extraordinary young people will be honoured for their achievements at the 10th anniversary of the Rotary Young Citizen Awards in Manchester later.

At the Rio Paralympics in 2016, the 16-year-old won silver and two bronzes, in the 100m, 400m and 800m respectively in the T34 class.... She was inspired to try wheelchair racing after watching the London 2012 paralympic games.

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Clemson University will soon have a sports team open to athletes with disabilities
 
 WYFF4.com     2017-04-08 kl. 01:01     309 words
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 |  Updated: 6:55 PM EDT Apr 7, 2017 Traffic Anchor/Reporter WEBVTT NANMCDAVID SPOKE TO SCHOOLWILL GROW DIVERSITY ON CAMPUS.BRENNAN: CLEMSON WILL BE THEFIRST UNIVERSITY TO OFFERPARALYMPIC SOCCER AS A SPORT.

HE MAY HAVE PARTIALLYLOST HIS ABILITY TO MOVE, BUTHIS LOVE FOR SOCCER REMAINEDCONSTANT.HE MOST RECENTLY COMPETED IN RIOAS A MEMBER OF THE U.S.PARALYMPIC SOCCER TEAM.NOW HE'S TRADING IN RED WHITEAND BLUE FOR ORANGE.PLAYING PARALYMPIC SOCCER FORTHE
 
   
Wheelchair Tennis South Africa prepares for SA Open
 
 SABC     2017-04-08 kl. 00:33     503 words
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Wheelchair Tennis South Africa has a training camp in preparation of the highly anticipated SA Open that starts at Ellis Park stadium on Monday.

  Kgothatso Montjana who represented South Africa at the 2012 paralympics, says that being in camp with the upcoming players motivates the young ones as they share their experience with them to get to their level.... "This SA Open is very important to us as South Africans because most of the South Africans only play in South African international tournaments here at home which we have 6 and that is not good enough for us to qualify for the Paralympics...
 
   
National Paralympic Games begin
 
 Africa News Hub     2017-04-08 kl. 00:13     77 words
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Harare Bureau THE Harare province team to compete at the 10th edition of the Zimbabwe National Paralympic Games, starting this morning at various venues in Bindura, is aiming high as they seek to improve their previous performance.

National Paralympic Games begin.... Harare Bureau THE Harare province team to compete at the 10th edition of the Zimbabwe National Paralympic Games, starting this morning at various venues in Bindura, is aiming high as they seek to improve their previous...

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Lack of funding cripples Byo Paralympic team
 
 Africa News Hub     2017-04-08 kl. 00:13     82 words
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Allen Khumalo, Sports Reporter SPORTS and Recreation Commission (SRC) Bulawayo co-ordinator Sam Dzvimbu has bemoaned lack of funding for the

Lack of funding cripples Byo Paralympic team.... Allen Khumalo, Sports Reporter SPORTS and Recreation Commission (SRC) Bulawayo co-ordinator Sam Dzvimbu has bemoaned lack of funding for the. ...provincial Paralympics team which forced them to send a team...

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Red, White & Trending: March 31-April 6
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-08 kl. 00:07     1214 words
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, 4:39 p.m. (ET) What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing? They're training. They're practicing. They're traveling to competitions and meets and games and tournaments. They're relaxing.

(ET) What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing?... Conquering Another Mountain Overcoming challenges is nothing new to multi-sport Paralympic star and three-time gold medalist Alana Nichols, who...
 
   
Wheelchair basketball
 
 Tempo     2017-04-08 kl. 00:02     267 words
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Basketball for the differently-abled takes the spotlight this week as members of Wheelchair Basketball Canada (WBC) conduct player and coaching clinics with the Pilipinas Warriors – the Philippine national wheelchair basketball team.

Canada, in partnership with the Philippine Paralympic Committee, the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) and the Makati New World Hotel, brings four WBC players and coaches to Manila from April 19-22 to train their Filipino counterparts.
 
   
Good turnout for inaugural Wesley Worrell Memorial 5K
 
 BarbadosNews.net     2017-04-08 kl. 00:00     27 words
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Over 100 people attended the inaugural Wesley Worrell Memorial 5K Run/Walk last Sunday, in an effort to raise money for the Paralympic Association of Barbados (PAB)....

Over 100 people attended the inaugural Wesley Worrell Memorial 5K Run/Walk last Sunday, in an effort to raise money for the Paralympic Association of Barbados (PAB)....
 
   
Paralympian Jessica Smith shares photo of her baby
 
 The Sydney News     2017-04-07 kl. 23:23     19 words
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Australian paralympian Jessica Smith has opened up about motherhood as she shared a heartwarming photograph of her baby

Paralympian Jessica Smith shares photo of her baby.... Australian paralympian Jessica Smith has opened up about motherhood as she shared a heartwarming photograph of her baby. ...daughter.
 
   
Blind boys swim to glory
 
 Calcutta Telegraph     2017-04-07 kl. 23:18     584 words
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The swimmers celebrate their achievement on the Ramakrishna Mission Narendrapur campus on Friday. Picture by Bishwarup Dutta April 7: Ukil Kisku was 11 when he started having trouble reading the blackboard.

I want to win a medal for India in the paralympic games in future," Buddhadev signed off.
 
   
Paris 2024 Departs SportAccord Convention 2017 Promising that it will Stage the Most Spectacular Games Ever...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-04-07 kl. 22:37     664 words
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‘The right city, with the right vision at the right moment': Paris 2024 engages with international federations to share its project led by a team that

Paris 2024 engages with international federations to share its project led by a team that. ...can be trusted’ The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee today departed SportAccord Convention 2017 promising that it will stage the most

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Schoenmaker books her ticket to Budapest
 
 ZwemZa     2017-04-07 kl. 22:20     1203 words
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Tags Schoenmaker books her ticket to Budapest by ZwemZa on April 7th, 2017 Tatjana Schoenmaker in action in the swimming pool.

Franco Smit in 31.54 and the freestyle to Paralympian Hendri Herbst in a World Para Swimming Championships qualification time of 1:01.37.

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Who is Mark Foster? Olympic swimmer, winner of the Strictly Come Dancing special and star of The Full Monty tribute show
 
 Irish Sun     2017-04-07 kl. 22:06     1312 words
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FORMER Olympian Mark Foster is swapping the poolside for the stage in a new Full Monty tribute. The ITV special will feature a host of buff male stars in celebration of the film’s 20th anniversary in April.

He has also featured in Let’s Dance for Sport Relief, ITV2’s Celebrity Juice and a Paralympic special of The Million Pound Drop.
 
   
Crookston graduate leads Milwaukee-based team to NWSA prep championship
 
 Crookston Daily Times     2017-04-07 kl. 22:02     363 words
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    Jordan Wilkens has coached the Wisconsin Adaptive Sports Association (WASA) Junior Bucks team to the National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament (NWBT) Championship last weekend.

The NWSA trains and selects teams for participation in the Paralympic Games, World Championships and other international competitions.
 
   
Ghana news: Ghana wins bronze at Africa Para-tkd Open
 
 Africa-News.info     2017-04-07 kl. 21:57     246 words
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Ghana’s para-taekwondo team returned home last Wednesday with a bronze medal at the just-ended Second African Para-Taekwondo Open Championships held in Kigali, Rwanda.

He expressed the hope that another opportunity would avail itself so that the GTF would help in sending the team to part take in another international championship with the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, in mind.

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Kolobkov confident about Confederations Cup security after Saint Petersburg
 
 Inside The Games     2017-04-07 kl. 21:47     400 words
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Nick Butler Friday, 7 April 2017 Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov has prioritised security at the Confederations Cup and FIFA World Cup football events following this week's subway attack in Saint Petersburg,

Similar security fears clouded the build-up to the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi.
 
   
Miami-Dade Parks Disability Services Celebrates National Autism Awareness Month All Year Long!
 
 WFOR     2017-04-07 kl. 21:45     856 words
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April is National Autism Awareness Month, but for Miami-Dade Parks , Recreation and Open Spaces Department’s Disability Services Division, autism and other developmental and physical disabilities are celebrated every day all year long!

Paralympic Partners Paralympics sports and related programs such as wheelchair basketball, boccia, handcycling, archery, quad rugby and more.

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Youth Learn Olympic Ideals at GSD Playmakers Program -- ATRadio...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-04-07 kl. 21:26     327 words
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(ATR) The Foundation for Global Sports Development's annual Playmakers Program for youths is a “must have” for the Olympic Movement.

respect and excellence – and they also learn the value of Paralympic sport – determination, inspiration, courage and equality – and the activities really set them on an amazing track to be successful in life,” Foundation vice president of

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The 2017 FA Community Awards Deadline Thursday 13th
 
 Devon FA     2017-04-07 kl. 21:20     490 words
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The 2017 FA Community Awards are open for nominations and we have the deadline on Thursday 13th April The 2017 Community Awards, presented by McDonald’s are now open for nominations.

I’ve 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
 
   
JLT survey reveals gender pay transparency & flexible working key to workplace equality
 
 Downtown In Business     2017-04-07 kl. 21:08     630 words
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Survey published as UK’s top athletes discuss gender equality at Grand Women’s Summit A survey carried out by JLT, the specialist insurance broker

The Summit will be attended by delegates from across the sports industry including the UK’s most decorated British Paralympic athlete Dame Sarah Storey, Sam Quek who won Olympic Gold as part of the GB Women’s hockey team last year and former
 
   
Huot Named Assistant Chef De Mission For 2018 Commonwealth Games
 
 SwimSwam     2017-04-07 kl. 20:22     599 words
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By on SwimSwam Today marks the one-year countdown towards the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast Australia, and Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC)

By on SwimSwam Today marks the one-year countdown towards the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast Australia, and Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC). ...is proud to mark this day with the announcement of 20 time Paralympic swimming medallist Benoit
 
   
THE LEA RIVER PARK EAST LONDONS HIDDEN GEM CELEBRATED
 
 Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park     2017-04-07 kl. 19:59     1652 words
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A new exhibition opens today (5 April) at New London Architecture (NLA) charting the history and future of the Lea River Park.

and environmental regeneration in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and the surrounding area by maximising the legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Evan Bates Blog: Learning From Worlds, Prepping For World Team Trophy And Working With Christopher Dean
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-07 kl. 19:46     617 words
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, 12:36 p.m. (ET) Evan Bates (L) and Madison Chock (C) pose with Olympic champion and choreographer Christopher Dean. Evan Bates, with partner Madison Chock, 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.
 
   
Voters head to polls in three NSW seats (AAP)
 
 Yahoo! News Australia     2017-04-07 kl. 19:40     294 words
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, 3:34 am Voters in three NSW electorates are heading to the polls, with the Liberal party bracing for huge swings against it in some of its safest seats.

In Gosford, Labor's Paralympian candidate Liesl Tesch is the favourite of six candidates to win.

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Voters head to polls in three NSW seats
 
 Special Broadcasting Service     2017-04-07 kl. 19:35     323 words
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Voters in three NSW seats will take to the polls this weekend with the Liberal party bracing for huge swings against it.

In Gosford, Labor's Paralympian candidate Liesl Tesch is the favourite of six candidates to win.

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Berejiklian braces for 'huge swings' in byelections
 
 Forbes Advocate     2017-04-07 kl. 18:58     377 words
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Gladys Berejiklian predicts the contests in Saturday's byelections "will come down to the wire".

Its candidate is Australian Paralympian Liesl Tesch.

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Enugu Govt Has Used Sports To Impact On Youths – Commissioner
 
 Sundiata Post     2017-04-07 kl. 18:34     390 words
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By Nicholas Obisike Enugu –   The Enugu state  Commissioner for Youth and Sports , Charles Ndukwe, said on Friday  that the state government had achieved a lot in  sports and youth development.

Ndukwe recalled that in 2016 Rio De Janiero Paralympics Games, Lucy Ejike from Enugu State won Gold medal in Power Lifting and in early 2016, a selected U-13 boy’s football team from the state went to China and conquered.

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Prince Harry Boxes With a Toddler, Proving He'll Be the Most Playful Dad Someday
 
 EOnline.com     2017-04-07 kl. 18:29     250 words
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Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/ Put 'em up, Prince Harry !

games. The Paralympic-style, multi-sport event was launched by Prince Harry in 2014 to embolden athletes hurt in the line of duty.  "Thank you so much for putting in the effort up until this point," Harry told the trail competitors Friday. "This is the

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Join MS nurse Liz at Lancashire Big Blue Jump
 
 Multiple Sclerosis Trust     2017-04-07 kl. 18:26     220 words
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“I feel like I want to give something back, while also raising awareness of MS and the work of the MS Trust. My patients and many other people with MS have inspired me in so many different ways.

But compared to the challenges faced by people with MS every single day, it’s not such a big deal. “After watching Paralympians who have MS like Stephanie Millward and Kadeena Cox at the Paralympics in Rio last year, I decided to challenge
 
   
Prince Harry Adorably Boxes With a Toddler
 
 EOnline.com     2017-04-07 kl. 18:17     250 words
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Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/ Put 'em up, Prince Harry !

games. The Paralympic-style, multi-sport event was launched by Prince Harry in 2014 to embolden athletes hurt in the line of duty.  "Thank you so much for putting in the effort up until this point," Harry told the trail competitors Friday. "This is the

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Adecco helps young athletes to know their game plan
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-07 kl. 18:06     424 words
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Three new modules for Proud Paralympian were piloted during workshops and activities at the Sao Paulo 2017 Youth Parapans.

Three new modules for Proud Paralympian were piloted during workshops and activities at the Sao Paulo 2017 Youth Parapans.The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and The Adecco Group, the global leader in workforce solutions, are calling on
 
   
Six Australians selected to compete at 2017 World Para Athletics
 
 Inside The Games     2017-04-07 kl. 18:04     371 words
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Max Winters Friday, 7 April 2017 Athletics Australia has confirmed six athletes who will compete at this year's World Para Athletics Championships in London.

governing body has handed places in the squad to Paralympic Games gold medallists James Turner and Scott Reardon, as well as reigning world champions Isis Holt, Madison de Rozario, Angela Ballard and Todd Hodgetts.... Turner won the men's 800 metres T36 gold at the Rio 2016 Paralympic...

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Pyeongchang 2018 mark Arbour Day by planting 546 trees
 
 Inside The Games     2017-04-07 kl. 18:03     316 words
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Michael Pavitt Friday, 7 April 2017 Pyeongchang 2018 have recognised Arbour Day by planting tree seedlings as part of their environment and sustainability efforts.

Michael Pavitt Friday, 7 April 2017 Pyeongchang 2018 have recognised Arbour Day by planting tree seedlings as part of their environment and sustainability efforts.The hosts of next year's Winter Olympics and Paralympics were chosen by the Gangwon
 
   
Green-fingered help for Bury St Edmunds charity's dementia hub
 
 Bury Free Press     2017-04-07 kl. 17:53     46 words
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Photo shows (l to r) Kai Martin, 18, from Bury; Ben Cundy, 17, Elmswell; Siobhan White, 20, Haverhill; Jessica Gardner, 22, Lavenham; Luke Reilly team leader; Wendy Smith Paralympian; Charlotte Hughes, 20, Bury; Reece Coulson, 25

Photo shows (l to r) Kai Martin, 18, from Bury; Ben Cundy, 17, Elmswell; Siobhan White, 20, Haverhill; Jessica Gardner, 22, Lavenham; Luke Reilly team leader; Wendy Smith Paralympian; Charlotte Hughes, 20, Bury; Reece Coulson, 25.
 
   
Folklore of sport in Toronto is indeed rich
 
 CBC     2017-04-07 kl. 17:39     1117 words
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Andre De Grasse, Toller Cranston & Fanny “Bobbie” Rosenfeld have all made the city pound When I was a kid growing up in Toronto, I learned to love sports. The teams were everything and they unfailingly wore blue.

There was Chris Rudge, a builder who headed up the Canadian Olympic Committee during the Vancouver Games; Nerissa Pooran, an incredibly talented Special Olympian who excels in many sports as well as Paralympic...
 
   
‘Rebel’ Lord Snowdon hailed at Service of Thanksgiving
 
 Wear Valley Advertiser     2017-04-07 kl. 17:25     634 words
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Lord Snowdon was a “rebel” who considered himself a “failure”, his son has said at a service to remember the celebrity photographer and former husband of Princess Margaret.

Paralympic gold medal winner Baroness Grey-Thompson – a trustee of the disability charity Snowdon Trust – said Lord Snowdon, whose leg was injured by polio in his childhood, had helped “many, many thousands” of disabled people through his

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Edwinstowe man 'keeping bow making alive' in the 21st century
 
 Retford Times     2017-04-07 kl. 17:12     914 words
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Robin Hood may be the county's most famous archer, but as an Edwinstowe's man celebrates 55 years as an expert bow maker, he shows that the medieval practice is still well and truly alive.

She has been involved in archery for 52 years and is regarded as one of the region's top coaches, having taught some of Team GB's medallists at the Rio 2016 Paralympics.
 
   
Vote now for Allianz Athlete of the Month – March 2017
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-04-07 kl. 16:45     385 words
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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has revealed the shortlist for the Allianz Athlete of the Month for March, and the public can now vote for the winner on www.paralympic.org .

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has revealed the shortlist for the Allianz Athlete of the Month for March, and the public can now vote for the winner on www.paralympic.org .The nominations are:... With her performances in Hakuba, Japan, and at the Test Event for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic...
 
   
African Paralympic Committee to hold General Assembly
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-07 kl. 16:43     310 words
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The meeting will see the election of a new President and members of the Executive Board.

African Paralympic Committee to hold General Assembly.... The meeting will see the election of a new President and members of the Executive Board.The African Paralympic Committee (APC) will be electing its President, along with new Executive Board...
 
   
Oceania Paralympic Committee elects board members
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-07 kl. 16:43     213 words
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Australian Paul Bird will serve as OCP President. Five board members have been elected on the Oceania Paralympic Committee (OCP) during its General Assembly held on 3 April in Fiji.

Oceania Paralympic Committee elects board members.... Five board members have been elected on the Oceania Paralympic Committee (OCP) during its General Assembly held on 3 April in Fiji.Australia’s Paul Bird was elected President of the OCP, while New...
 
   
Good turnout for inaugural Wesley Worrell Memorial 5K
 
 Barbados Today     2017-04-07 kl. 16:33     204 words
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Over 100 people attended the inaugural Wesley Worrell Memorial 5K Run/Walk last Sunday, in an effort to raise money for the Paralympic Association of Barbados (PAB). Some of the walkers and runners before the start of the event.

Over 100 people attended the inaugural Wesley Worrell Memorial 5K Run/Walk last Sunday, in an effort to raise money for the Paralympic Association of Barbados (PAB).
 
   
Parasporten positiv till Stockholmsansökan
 
 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2017-04-07 kl. 16:32     291 words
 
Folkhälsan och tillgängligheten. Det är två av anledningarna till att Stockholm bör söka Paralympics.

Det är två av anledningarna till att Stockholm bör söka Paralympics.Ohälsan är hög hos personer med funktionsnedsättningar men inte lika hög hos fysiskt aktiva, säger Åsa Llinares Norlin, styrelseledamot i Svenska parasportförbundet.
 
   
Eccles joins fight to grow Blind Hockey
 
 New Castle News     2017-04-07 kl. 16:29     777 words
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Tyler Eccles didn’t know what to expect the first time he volunteered to help coach vision-impaired athletes.  “I had no clue. As someone who is sighted you try to teach things the way you learned them you quickly realize you can’t do that,” he said.

According to the federation’s website, blindhockey.com , the focus of the program is on international development, recruitment, and gaining inclusion into the Winter Paralympic Games.
 
   
Transplant athletes gun for gold despite fund crunch
 
 Times of India     2017-04-07 kl. 16:24     645 words
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Chennai: When national level badminton player Dharmendra Soti suffered kidney failure more than a decade ago, a timely transplant helped him fight his way back to health and his determination brought him back onto the court.

The country fetes its Olympians and Paralympians, but talented transplant athletes like Soti are struggling to make their voices heard.
 
   
AIPS becomes member of GAISF in new wave of change at SportAccord Convention
 
 Association Internationale De La Presse Sportive     2017-04-07 kl. 16:10     651 words
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by Sonja Nikcevic, AIPS Media AARHUS, April 7, 2017- The International Sports Press Association (AIPS) has become an Associate Member of the

It is expected that International Paralympic Committee (IPC) will join in the coming period, with talks in place for the IAAF to also rejoin by the end of 2.

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Celebration of success (SLIDESHOW)
 
 Lowell Sun     2017-04-07 kl. 16:10     49 words
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Athlete Jeremy Cyr proudly waves his trophy after it was presented to him by Special Teams for Exceptional People (STEP) President Dave Crear, right,

Athlete Jeremy Cyr proudly waves his trophy after it was presented to him by Special Teams for Exceptional People (STEP) President Dave Crear, right,...as STEP hosted an awards banquet to recognize the accomplishments and achievements of disabled
 
   
United States Pleased to Sponsor Visit of American Paralympians to Work with Zambian Coaches and Athletes with Disabilities
 
 US Embassy Zambia: Lusaka     2017-04-07 kl. 15:51     859 words
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The Embassy of the United States of America to the Republic of Zambia is pleased to announce that American Paralympic medalists Anjali Forber-Pratt and Joseph LeMar will visit Zambia to participate in a U.S. Sports Envoy program, April 3-7, 2017.

United States Pleased to Sponsor Visit of American Paralympians to Work with Zambian Coaches and Athletes with Disabilities.... The Embassy of the United States of America to the Republic of Zambia is pleased to announce that American Paralympic medalists...
 
   
University hosts Invictus Games trials for second year running
 
 MyScience     2017-04-07 kl. 15:31     436 words
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HRH Prince Harry cheers on UK hopefuls for this year's Invictus Games on the University's Sports Training Village.

This is the second consecutive year the University has hosted selection trials for the Invictus Games - the international, Paralympic-style multi-sport event, created by His Royal Highness, Prince Harry, in 2014.

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The Queen attends service of thanksgiving for Lord Snowdon
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-04-07 kl. 15:22     448 words
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The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh arrived to pay their respects to the former husband of Princess Margaret and celebrity photographer Lord Snowdon as hundreds gathered for a memorial service.

During the service, Paralympic gold medal winner Baroness Grey-Thompson - a trustee of the disability charity Snowdon Trust - paid tribute to Lord Snowdon's work campaigning for disabled people.

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Ten Top Training Tips
 
 Huffington Post UK     2017-04-07 kl. 15:00     890 words
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I've always been a real workaholic. Whether I'm training to compete or I'm in the office, I have always found a work-life balance tricky.

When I was competing at the Paralympic Games in London in 2012 I didn't feel nervous, as I was so prepared for my event.

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Children in the QEQM Rainbow Ward are getting this wonderful Easter gift from DW Fitness in Thanet
 
 Kent Live News     2017-04-07 kl. 14:37     227 words
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Comments (0) Children in the Rainbow Ward at Margate's Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital (QEQM) are set to receive a wonderful Easter gift from Thanet's DW Fitness Club.

Read more: This Paralympian star has been encouraging school children to 'follow their dreams' A DW Fitness Thanet spokesman said:

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Scuttlebutt Europe #3814 - 7 April
 
 Scuttlebutt Europe     2017-04-07 kl. 14:36     3155 words
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Brought to you by Seahorse magazine , Scuttlebutt Europe is a digest of sailing news and opinions, regatta results, new boat and gear information and letters from sailors -- with a European emphasis. Contributions welcome, send to editor@scuttlebutteurope.

Park has been the RYA's Olympic Team Manager for the last four Olympiads and led Britain's world-beating sailors to amass an unprecedented 23 Olympic and Paralympic medals during this period....management at successive Paralympic Games, was equally...
 
   
Exclusive: Budapest launch bid to host 2023 IAAF World Championships
 
 Inside The Games     2017-04-07 kl. 14:28     443 words
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Duncan Mackay Friday, 7 April 2017 Budapest wants to host the 2023 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships as part of a long-term strategy to stage the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Duncan Mackay Friday, 7 April 2017 Budapest wants to host the 2023 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships as part of a long-term strategy to stage the Olympic and Paralympic Games.Discussions have already
 
   
Voting open for Americas Athlete of the Month
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-07 kl. 14:03     252 words
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Popular vote will decide who the best athlete in the Americas was in March 2017, via www.americasparalympic.org.

Shenely Tromp, Aruba, athletics Claimed silver in the women´s 100m T12 -3 in Sao Paulo, Aruba´s first medal ever at a Paralympic, Parapan American or Youth Parapan American Games.... The nominations are compiled from submissions by National Paralympic...
 
   
He doesn't know where to look! Prince Harry chuckles as he meets a physio
 
 Mail On Sunday     2017-04-07 kl. 13:54     1135 words
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Unity Blott For MailonlineMartha Cliff for MailOnline

photos with today's competitors On a trip to a similar event in the U.S. in 2013, Prince Harry, who himself served as a helicopter pilot in the British army in Afghanistan, was inspired to set up a Paralympic-style multi-sport event for ex-soldiers.

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Real bride diary: visiting my first wedding fair
 
 Wedding Magazine     2017-04-07 kl. 13:51     480 words
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Paralympic swimming champion Harriet Lee is getting married - and sharing her journey down the aisle exclusively with us A call room is where

Paralympic swimming champion Harriet Lee is getting married - and sharing her journey down the aisle exclusively with us A call room is where. ...athletes are taken after they have warmed up and before they take to the start line and as you can
 
   
How Sport Can Tackle Disability Stigma
 
 Huffington Post UK     2017-04-07 kl. 13:23     561 words
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The world's poorest suffer disproportionately from disability. Globally, there are estimated to be over one billion people with disabilities - 80% of whom live in developing countries.

Rt Hon Lord Bates, Minister of State for International Development and Anne Wafula-Strike MBE, Paralympic wheelchair racer.

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/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Photo and video opportunity - Inductees gathering in Ottawa for 2017 Paralympic Hall of Fame and Sport Awards ceremony/
 
 Canada NewsWire     2017-04-07 kl. 13:13     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...

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Calling all to the sports wall
 
 Sherwood Park News     2017-04-07 kl. 13:12     288 words
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Strathcona County is getting ready to induct another round of athletes and builders into the Millennium Place Sports Wall of Recognition.

The inducted athletes — individuals or groups who have represented sport with distinction in athletic competitions — include two NHL hockey players, a world champion female hockey player, a world record holder in Paralympic track, two Major
 
   
Definitions key to terror law debate / Organ...
 
 The Japan News     2017-04-07 kl. 12:56     781 words
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By Yuri Kimura and Koji Sobata / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writers Deliberations on a bill aimed at stopping terrorism and organized crime in the planning

Justice Minister Katsutoshi Kaneda could only reply, “It will be judged objectively in light of ... what was agreed to in the planning.” Joining the convention With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics approaching, the government is

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Exclusive: The road ahead for Indian sports and Para athletes
 
 India Today     2017-04-07 kl. 12:32     434 words
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2008 Beijing Olympics gold medallist Abhinav Bindra and 2016 Rio Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik attended the India Today Conclave 2017 in Mumbai.

2008 Beijing Olympics gold medallist Abhinav Bindra and 2016 Rio Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik attended the India Today Conclave 2017 in Mumbai.Deepa Malik -... This whole inclusive celebration of a Paralympic or an Olympic level medal."
 
   
Berejiklian braces for 'huge swings' in byelections
 
 Camden Haven Courier     2017-04-07 kl. 12:19     312 words
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Gladys Berejiklian predicts the contests in Saturday's byelections "will come down to the wire".

Its candidate is Australian Paralympian Liesl Tesch.

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CHANNEL-DEFINING DRAMA, HIGH-CONCEPT FORMATS AND BREAKTHROUGH VR DRIVE GLAM, DEALS AND GLOBAL ALLIANCES AT MIPTV 2017
 
 Reed Exhibitions     2017-04-07 kl. 11:54     1525 words
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– MIPTV 2017 provided plenty of drama for the thousands of delegates from over 100 countries in Cannes with a host of high-end projects being brought to market from around the world.

Japan is on a mission to have 4K Ultra HD and 8K broadcast in at least 50% of Japan’s TV homes in time for the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, said Masayuki Suga, deputy director at the government’s Ministry of Internal
 
   
Diabetes Challenge
 
 Pool And Spa Scene     2017-04-07 kl. 11:27     174 words
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The annual Swim22 challenge raises money for Diabetes UK. Diabetes UK’s annual Swim22 fundraising challenge is on course to be the most successful to date this year, with an increase in participation of more than 22 per cent.

Seven-times Paralympic gold medal-winning swimmer and supporter of the Swim22 campaign Sascha Kindred CBE said: “One of the great things about Swim 22 is that you don’t need to be a champion swimmer to take part. “Swimming 22 miles in three
 
   
Soule ‘confident’ of his PyeongChang 2018 potential
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-07 kl. 11:17     463 words
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The US sit-skier had a mixed season, but it was his performances at the Paralympic Winter Games Test Event that drives him forward.

The US sit-skier had a mixed season, but it was his performances at the Paralympic Winter Games Test Event that drives him forward.“I was particularly happy with the cross-country sprint, which I thought was a really well executed day of
 
   
Booth bounces back from accident, targets Tokyo 2020
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-07 kl. 11:17     668 words
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The Australian rider looks to build off her Rio 2016 experience. “It was mind blowing to get that call" At the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games , 24-year-old Emma Booth made her major international Para equestrian debut for Australia.

The Australian rider looks to build off her Rio 2016 experience. “It was mind blowing to get that call" At the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games , 24-year-old Emma Booth made her major international Para equestrian debut for Australia.In doing so she

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Gold Coast to welcome World Paratriathlon Series for first time
 
 Inside The Games     2017-04-07 kl. 11:15     352 words
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Michael Pavitt Friday, 7 April 2017 Australia's five-time world champion Bill Chaffey will be among those competing at the International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Paratriathlon Series here tomorrow.

Paralympic gold medallist Katie Kelly and her guide Michellie Jones will be among those taking to the course in the visually impaired event, with the Australian seeking further success.... World and Paralympic champion Jetze Plat will be competing for the first time since winning the Paralympic...

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Local councils, citizens raise red flag against new crime legislation
 
 Asahi.com     2017-04-07 kl. 10:54     685 words
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Almost 4,000 protesters marched in Tokyo on April 6 to voice their concern that a proposed law to enable punishment for planning crimes is one step toward an Orwellian society of surveillance.

It insists the new legislation is urgently needed as the capital prepares to host the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

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Mountain Travel Symposium Celebrates Success
 
 Hospitality Net     2017-04-07 kl. 10:30     508 words
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The 42nd annual Mountain Travel Symposium (MTS), took place in Banff and Lake Louise from March 26 - April 1, 2017 with upwards of 1,100 participants in attendance.

This year's General Session speakers included Kelly Vanderbeek, Canadian Olympic Skier; Amy Purdy, Paralympian snowboard medalist and inspirational motivational speaker; Christine Warner, Head of Travel at Facebook; Rob Torres, Managing Director,
 
   
The Espanya Industrial Hall, 25 years on
 
 El Digital D Barcelona     2017-04-07 kl. 09:50     165 words
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Published on 07/04/2017 at 08:14 h. The Espanya Industrial Hall was built as the weightlifting venue for the Barcelona ’92 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The Espanya Industrial Hall was built as the weightlifting venue for the Barcelona ’92 Olympic and Paralympic Games.Just one year later, in1993, the Secretariat of Associations for Sants, Hostafrancs and La Bordeta , which represents over 300
 
   
Jago gets gold
 
 Northwest Tasmania Advocate     2017-04-07 kl. 09:31     470 words
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Just like how she has attacked life with a disability, a limited preparation proved no barrier for Emma Jago at last week’s Australian Rowing Championships in Penrith.

again next season, I’m keen to find out what her goals are and it would be really interesting to find out if she could go to the Paralympics. “Going on the level she can train at and the results she achieves, I would think the world could be her
 
   
Oscar Pistorius timeline: From Paralympic hero to murder conviction
 
 News EasyBranches.com     2017-04-07 kl. 09:31     34 words
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Home Daily World News Share the joy                     Mon 3 Apr, AT 12:35 How the athlete ended up serving six years in prison

From Paralympic hero to murder conviction.
 
   
Ruling coalition's hasty advance toward 'conspiracy' bill raises concerns
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-04-07 kl. 09:15     831 words
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Justice Minister Katsutoshi Kaneda answers a question from Seiji Osaka of the Democratic Party about criminalizing acts in preparation to carry out terrorist attacks and the like during a plenary session of the House of Representatives on April 6, 2017.

The ruling coalition has emphasized that the amendment would be effective in countermeasures against organized crimes such as terrorist attacks with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in mind.... The LDP emphasized that international cooperation in preventing organized crimes such as terrorist attacks is indispensable when hosting the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics...

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Berejiklian braces for voter backlash
 
 9News.com.au     2017-04-07 kl. 09:05     604 words
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As she prepares to face her first real test as NSW premier in this weekend's by-elections, Gladys Berejiklian has admitted she's anxious.

Opposition leader Luke Foley, who's been campaigning heavily in the state's most marginal electorate, said Labor was "going for gold" with its Paralympian candidate Liesl Tesch.

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'We are co-sleeping and breastfeeding on demand kinda people': Paralympian
 
 Mail On Sunday     2017-04-07 kl. 09:03     747 words
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Cindy Tran for Daily Mail Australia 03:21 BST, 7 April 2017

Paralympian. ...Jessica Smith on her attitude to motherhood as she posts throwback photo of her baby girl.Cindy Tran for Daily Mail Australia 03:21 BST, 7 April 2017. " href="mailto:?subject=Read this: " rel="nofollow"> e-mail Paralympian Jessica