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Nu byggs Uppsalas största hotell
 
 Uppgång     2017-04-10 kl. 16:34     602 words
 
Byggnationen av Uppsalas nya sporthotell fortgår. I oktober ska anläggningen stå färdig och ser då ut att bli Uppsalas största hotell.

Gränbyhotellet kommer att ha en särskild inriktning på idrott, bland annat byggs en särskild våning specialanpassad för handikappidrottare och ett antal rum anpassade för basketspelare, där sängarna är 220 centimeter långa.
 
   
KONE och Parasport Sveriges stipendium gör skidåkning tillgängligt för fler
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-04-10 kl. 10:00     362 words
 
Pressmeddelande Apr 10, 2017 10:00 CEST IFK Borlänge Alpin var först ut att plocka hem KONEs och Parasport Sveriges tillgänglighetsstipendium 2016. Stipendiet ska uppmuntra och öka uppmärksamheten kring tillgänglighetsanpassningar.

KONE och Parasport Sveriges stipendium gör skidåkning tillgängligt för fler.... Pressmeddelande Apr 10, 2017 10:00 CEST IFK Borlänge Alpin var först ut att plocka hem KONEs och Parasport Sveriges tillgänglighetsstipendium 2016.

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Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet (web) - Byggnorden (web)
 
   
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Age no barrier for WA’s Holly Barratt – now an Australian Dolphin at 29
 
 Australian Swimming     2017-04-11 kl. 08:47     905 words
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Ageless WA swimmer Holly Barratt arrived in Brisbane this week hoping to improve her times and if she achieved a personal best time she would be happy – after all at 29 what more could you expect racing Australia’s Olympians and world champions.

said Barratt. Meanwhile another evergreen of the pool, four-time Paralympian Matt Levy clocked a new world record in his class in the 200m freestyle, clocking a time of 2:16.74 to top the qualifiers in the Multi-Class final for tonight.
 
   
Taylor scores three golds
 
 Wairarapa Times-Age     2017-04-11 kl. 08:35     354 words
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Josh Taylor going for gold in the 400m. PHOTO/SUPPLIED Paralympian Josh Taylor set meet records in all three of his gold medal-winning performances at the North Island secondary schools track and field championships over the weekend at Inglewood.

PHOTO/SUPPLIED Paralympian...
 
   
Journalists are sharing bloopers after an ABC newsreader was caught out not paying attention on live TV
 
 Business Insider Australia     2017-04-11 kl. 07:47     528 words
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Natasha Exelby, a freelance ABC News 24 reporter, became news herself over the last 24 hours when a live studio TV camera crossed to her following a story and she wasn’t paying attention. You can see the video of the slip-up below.

It was the Paralympics and he was blind #PutYourBloopersOut — Damian Kelly (@damianjkelly) April 11, 2017 I said 'lesbian Muslims' instead of 'Lebanese Muslims' during a live radio newsread.
 
   
Channel-defining drama, high-concept format & breakthrough VR drive global alliances at MIPTV 2017
 
 Indian Television     2017-04-11 kl. 06:37     1480 words
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CANNES: 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
 
   
Paralympics' Steve Brown vows to avoid disability spokesman role on
 
 Jersey Evening Post     2017-04-11 kl. 05:44     435 words
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Paralympic athlete Steve Brown has told how he does not want to become a spokesman for disabled people as he makes his debut as a fu ll-time Countryfile presenter .

Paralympics' Steve Brown vows to avoid disability spokesman role on. ...Countryfile.Paralympic athlete Steve Brown has told how he does not want to become a spokesman for disabled people as he makes his debut as a fu ll-time Countryfile presenter .A

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Para-Taekwondo – Rwanda Target Points At 2017 World Champs
 
 Eabizinfo.com     2017-04-11 kl. 05:35     404 words
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By Jejje Muhinde National Para-Taekwondo team coach Allen Irene Bagire believes Rwandan fighters have what it takes to win medals at the World Para-Taekwondo Championships slated for October in England.

Para-Taekwondo Open in Kigali and the national coach says he’s optimistic the team will qualify for the Tokyo Paralympic Games in 2020. “The recent African Championships boosted our confidence and chances to qualify for the Tokyo Games.
 
   
British Day celebrated at Doha College
 
 Qatar Tribune     2017-04-11 kl. 04:46     276 words
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Tribune News Network Doha College, one of the oldest British schools in Qatar and home to students from 72 nationalities, celebrated British Day, a now annual tradition.

One of the most impactful activities of the day was that organised in the Year 5 hub; wherein the children painted abstract representations of the"Union Jack" flag, on which they superimposed images of British Paralympian Tanni Grey-Thompson.
 
   
Relief for Berejiklian in state by-elections despite serious swings
 
 GovernmentNews.com.au     2017-04-11 kl. 04:43     613 words
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  Election result reprieve for NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian. Pic: YouTube.

Pic: YouTube.    The NSW Liberals held onto Manly and North Shore in the state by-elections, despite serious swings against it, while Paralympian basketball player Liesl Tesch won Gosford and extended Labor’s lead to become the state’s first MP in
 
   
Royal Parks charity appoints new Chief Executive
 
 Royal Parks     2017-04-11 kl. 04:23     162 words
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We have today announced the appointment of Andrew Scattergood as our new Chief Executive following an open recruitment process. Andrew joined the Royal Parks Agency as its Chief Executive in June 2015, and now takes on the role with the new charity.

He worked on the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics for 10 years.
 
   
Countryside doesn't need disabled access, says Paralympian
 
 The Sunday Times     2017-04-11 kl. 03:26     19 words
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Jill Sherman, Media Editor April 11 2017, 12:01am,

Countryside doesn't need disabled access, says Paralympian.
 
   
Steelers win Trans-Tasman series with eye on player development
 
 Rugby.com.au     2017-04-11 kl. 03:25     469 words
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The Australian Steelers have defeated the New Zealand Wheelblacks in a five match series, retaining the Ken Sowden Cup by winning four of the five games in Christchurch.

line-up to that of the Paralympic Gold medal winning squad, looking to develop emerging talent.... More: https://t.co/pOHGsDLibs #WheelchairRugby pic.twitter.com/G71onKYOja — AUS Paralympic Team (@AUSParalympics) April 8, 2017 The Steelers head to Japan...
 
   
New Zealand Culture: Iconic Royal Easter Show to start on Thursday
 
 Foreign Affairs.co.nz     2017-04-11 kl. 03:00     315 words
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MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: Royal Easter Show Headline: Iconic Royal Easter Show to start on Thursday Chicks with Axes, Elmo & Friends, fun

close behind. Also sure to draw the crowds are the Strong Man competition, the Nutro Ultimate Canines and the chance to meet Paralympian Olympic Gold medallist and world record holder, Mary Fisher.

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World Sailing Job Vacancy - Finance Director
 
 Sailing.org     2017-04-11 kl. 02:55     167 words
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World Sailing, the world governing body for the sport, is currently advertising for a Finance Director. The Finance Director will have full responsibility for the Finance function of World Sailing reporting directly into the CEO.

World Sailing is responsible for: the promotion of the sport internationally, managing sailing at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, developing the Racing Rules of Sailing and regulations for all sailing competitions, the training of judges, umpires
 
   
Liam Schluter Breaks Australian Record in S14 400 Free
 
 SwimSwam     2017-04-11 kl. 02:34     318 words
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2017 AUSTRALIAN SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS – PARA EVENTS Editor’s note: Australia’s para-swimmers are competing in multi-class events this weekend. That means that the swimmer who touches first, in the fastest time, is not necessarily the event champion.

That just missed her own World Record in the S8 category of 4:40.33 set at last summer’s Paralympic Games.
 
   
Khairy: Go after the syndicates to eradicate match fixing
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-04-11 kl. 02:24     354 words
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One for the album: (from left) Malaysian Paralympic Council deputy president John Ng Keng Chuan, AirAsia Berhad chief executive officer Aireen Omar, Deputy Youth and Sports Minister Datuk M.

One for the album: (from left) Malaysian Paralympic Council deputy president John Ng Keng Chuan, AirAsia Berhad chief executive officer Aireen Omar, Deputy Youth and Sports Minister Datuk M.Saravanan, AirAsia executive chairman Datuk Kamarudin
 
   
KT Tape extends U.S. Olympic Committee support of Team USA through 2020
 
 Utah Business Magazine     2017-04-11 kl. 01:23     511 words
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American Fork—KT Tape and the United States Olympic Committee announced a renewed agreement for KT Tape to continue as the official kinesiology tape licensee of Team USA through the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.

American Fork—KT Tape and the United States Olympic Committee announced a renewed agreement for KT Tape to continue as the official kinesiology tape licensee of Team USA through the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.KT Tape, category leader
 
   
British Cycling chair "very encouraged" by response to action plan
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-11 kl. 01:10     933 words
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British Cycling chairman Jonathan Browning has said he is "very encouraged" by the way staff and riders are responding to changes outlined in a 39-point action plan.

Six-time Paralympic champion Darren Kenny also alleged that Sutton had made derogatory remarks, with the Australian denying all allegations against him.

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Inside World Parasport (web)
 
   
Countryfile: New host Steve Brown told to 'FORGET' his dream of being a presenter
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-04-11 kl. 01:04     106 words
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The Paralympian, who is a former captain of the Great Britain wheelchair rugby team, is set to make his debut on the BBC wildlife show on Sunday. However, aged just 15, Steve was told by a school careers advisor that he would never achieve his goal.

The Paralympian, who is a former captain of the Great Britain wheelchair rugby team, is set to make his debut on the BBC wildlife show on Sunday.

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Daily Express (web) - Scottish Sunday Express (web)
 
   
STARS on Staff | Jeneard Williamson - Digicel Foundation's staff member of the quarter
 
 Jamaica Gleaner     2017-04-11 kl. 00:55     289 words
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| 4:10 PM Contributed Jeneard Williamson Equipped with a positive attitude and willingness to embrace hard work, 23-year-old Jeneard Williamson is a dynamic power-broker in the Jamaican development sector.

This Mona High School alumnus is a passionate and all-round athlete who represents Jamaica on the paralympic table tennis and basketball teams and represents Digicel Jamaica in the Business House Domino Competition.
 
   
Girl bags three golds for Gujarat in paralympics
 
 Times of India     2017-04-11 kl. 00:46     422 words
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Ahmedabad: Kavi Chavda made Gujarat proud by winning three gold medals at the recent National Para Athletic Championship held in Jaipur.

Girl bags three golds for Gujarat in paralympics.... It wasn't unexpected, because last year, too, she had won golds in these three games for Gujarat when the national-level competition was held in Punjab by the Paralympic Committee of India.
 
   
Proud to be named Captain Canada
 
 Winnipeg Free Press     2017-04-10 kl. 23:43     541 words
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As Canada’s team captain at the upcoming World Dwarf Games, St. Vital resident Vivek Bhagria has great expectations for himself and his teammates at this summer’s event.

"For swimming, I’m going to start training and trying to go into the Paralympics in 2024," he said.
 
   
Fresh Faces Climb Women’s Podiums at the AAE Arizona Cup
 
 Women's Outdoor News     2017-04-10 kl. 23:20     562 words
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PHOENIX, Arizona – Elimination day of the AAE Arizona Cup started off windy and quickly turned scorching hot.

USA Archery selects and trains Olympic, Paralympic, World Championship, and World Cup teams, as well as developing archery at the grassroots level across the United States.
 
   
2017 Para Sled Hockey Worlds Begins This Week
 
 USA Hockey     2017-04-10 kl. 23:19     321 words
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U.S. Schedule Guy Gosselin  (Grafton, Wis.) will make his international head coaching debut with Team USA at the world championship. Gosselin, who worked alongside the late Head Coach  Jeff Sauer  (Madison, Wis.

Gosselin, who worked alongside the late Head Coach  Jeff Sauer  (Madison, Wis.) from 2011-15, helped guide Team USA to gold medals at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, and the 2012 IPC Sled Hockey World Championship in Hamar,
 
   
12 Sets Of Siblings That Could Be Competing Together At The 2018 Olympics
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-10 kl. 23:10     1176 words
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, 3 p.m. (ET) Monique Lamoureux (L) and Jocelyne Lamoureux (R) pose for a portrait at the USOC Media Summit ahead of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games on Oct. 2, 2013 in Park City, Utah.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
What Keeps This 4-Time Olympic Silver Medalist Track Cyclist ‘Hammering’ Away?
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-10 kl. 23:10     1090 words
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, 4:12 p.m. (ET) Sarah Hammer competes in the women's omnium time trial at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Velodrome on Aug. 16, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “It’s true racing, head to head,” said Hammer by phone from the airport on her way to Hong Kong for the 2017 UCI Track Cycling World
 
   
Disabled athletes offered fundraising support to secure specialist sports equipment
 
 Ucan2Magazine.co.uk     2017-04-10 kl. 22:07     724 words
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Caudwell Children, the national charity that provides practical and emotional support to disabled children and their families, is calling on disabled athletes who need specialist sports equipment to contact them for fundraising support.

Disabled athletes offered fundraising support to secure specialist sports equipment.... Caudwell Children, the national charity that provides practical and emotional support to disabled children and their families, is calling on disabled athletes who need...
 
   
20 Things We Learned About Team USA This Week
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-10 kl. 21:44     738 words
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, 1:13 p.m. (ET) Hilary Knight celebrates her first-period goal with teammates on the bench while playing Germany in the semifinals at the 2017 IIHF Women's World Championship at USA Hockey Arena on April 6, 2017 in Plymouth, Mich.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.... 15. Paralympic alpine skier Stephanie Jallen went to PyeongChang representing Team USA as a U.S.... Department of State Sports Envoy, and now she’s more excited about the 2018 Paralympic...
 
   
Pascoe crowned NZ swimmer of the year (NZ Newswire)
 
 Yahoo! News Australia     2017-04-10 kl. 21:38     153 words
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, 5:35 am Another prolific Paralympics campaign has earned Sophie Pascoe the top gong at the New Zealand swimming awards.

Pascoe crowned NZ swimmer of the year (NZ Newswire). , 5:35 am Another prolific Paralympics campaign has earned Sophie Pascoe the top gong at the New Zealand swimming awards.Pascoe was crowned swimmer of the year following her haul at Rio last

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Yahoo! News Australia (web) - Yahoo!Xtra (web)
 
   
A paralympic hero
 
 Winnipeg Free Press     2017-04-10 kl. 21:11     97 words
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Kids at Garden City Community Centre met the paralympian athlete that broke the T54 100-metre Canadian record.  Four-time Paralympian Colin Mathieson joined many people for RBC’s free community skate day at Garden City Community Centre on  March 26.

A paralympic hero. Kids at Garden City Community Centre met the paralympian athlete that broke the T54 100-metre Canadian record.  Four-time Paralympian Colin Mathieson joined many people for RBC’s free community skate day at Garden City Community...
 
   
Wish kid gets to race alongside idol
 
 Shelton Herald     2017-04-10 kl. 21:00     829 words
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Over the years, Make-A-Wish Connecticut has been consistent in granting the wishes of local kids, but none of it would be possible without the help of everyone within the community. As the need for wishes grows, so does the need for continued generosity.

Kari always looked up to Paralympic gold medalist and 14-time world champion Tatyana McFadden, who has the same condition she has.... Not many people get racing tips from a world champion Paralympian, but Kari did, and much more.

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Darien Times (web) - Greenwich Post (web) - Monroe Courier (web) - Milford Mirror (web) - Trumbull Times (web)
 
   
Technological and innovation central to LA2024 Olympic Bid
 
 Sports Features     2017-04-10 kl. 20:59     728 words
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InDepth THE DR. ERIC C. SCHWARZ COLUMN in MELBOURNE / An authoritative and exclusive series from Sports Features Communications About 350 miles

central to the bid for hosting the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.  Let take a look how......and Paralympic Games - participants jumped at the opportunity to contribute to creating the most innovative Games experience in history."  Then there are the...
 
   
Locals help St. Vincent teen with new legs
 
 Tallahassee Democrat     2017-04-10 kl. 20:45     1214 words
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Buy Photo Devin Richards, 18, attaches his new prosthetic legs at Rehab Engineering on Thursday, April 6, 2017. Richards, a citizen of the island of St. Vincent, has been in Tallahassee for the last two months getting fitted for the new legs.

Vincent on Friday. He not only returned home with new legs, but he carried a sense of accomplishment after he participated in and won a two-person rowing paralympic competition in Sarasota while representing his country.
 
   
Montjane claims straight sets win on day one of South Africa Open
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-10 kl. 20:44     362 words
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South African number one Kgothatso Montjane made it through to the quarter-finals of the women's singles on the opening day of the South Africa Wheelchair Tennis Open at the Ellis Park Tennis Stadium in Johannesburg.

last three Paralympic Games without winning a medal, defeated compatriot Mariska Venter in straight sets.

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Anne Dickins: Rio Paralympics canoeing champion hopes to have inspired others
 
 Latest Nigerian News.com     2017-04-10 kl. 20:18     29 words
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Published by BBC on Mon, 10 Apr 2017 Retiring Rio Paralympics champion Anne Dickins reflects on her canoeing career and how she refused to let her injury define her.

Anne Dickins: Rio Paralympics canoeing champion hopes to have inspired others.... Published by BBC on Mon, 10 Apr 2017 Retiring Rio Paralympics champion Anne Dickins reflects on her canoeing career and how she refused to let her injury define her.
 
   
Meet 'N Greet: Letticia Martinez: Paralympic Swimming
 
 TaableNote News     2017-04-10 kl. 19:12     23 words
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U.S. Paralympics' Letticia Martinez shares her goals for the season, quirks and an adventure on her bucket list in today's #MeetNGreetMonday!

Meet 'N Greet: Letticia Martinez: Paralympic Swimming.... U.S. Paralympics' Letticia Martinez shares her goals for the season, quirks and an adventure on her bucket list in today's #MeetNGreetMonday!US Olympic Team.
 
   
Six finalists announced for rowing's Thomas Keller Medal
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-10 kl. 19:01     441 words
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The World Rowing Federation (FISA) has announced the six finalists in the running for the 2017 Thomas Keller Medal - with all coming from either Great Britain or the United States.

Aggar won the singles sculls title at the Paralympic Games in Beijing in 2008 and added bronze in Rio, and is also a four-time world champion.  Tom Aggar has become the first Para-rower to be nominated © The American finalists are headed by

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Inside The Games (web)
 
   
HAN Network Wishes in Flight Campaign
 
 Shelton Herald     2017-04-10 kl. 18:57     829 words
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Over the years, Make-A-Wish Connecticut has been consistent in granting the wishes of local kids, but none of it would be possible without the help of everyone within the community. As the need for wishes grows, so does the need for continued generosity.

Kari always looked up to Paralympic gold medalist and 14-time world champion Tatyana McFadden, who has the same condition she has.... Not many people get racing tips from a world champion Paralympian, but Kari did, and much more.

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USG Leads Exterior Ceiling Manufacturers with Four NOAs from Miami-Dade County
 
 ThomasNet     2017-04-10 kl. 18:43     708 words
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CHICAGO, April 5, 2017 - 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.
 
   
Becky, Barbie's friend who uses a wheelchair, was discontinued. Here's why.
 
 GlobalPost     2017-04-10 kl. 18:34     556 words
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Last year, Mattel announced that it was giving Barbie a makeover — introducing new body shapes, skin tones and even flat feet to make the iconic doll look more realistic.

Mattel never changed the house, Gross says. “But what did change was Becky.” She explains that "Share a Smile Becky" became "Becky, I'm the School Photographer," then "Sign Language 'I Love You' Becky" and then "Paralympic Becky."
 
   
Boston marathon: McGrory targets top three finish
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-10 kl. 18:28     792 words
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After winning in Tokyo, the US racer is hoping to make the podium in the final race of the Abbott World Marathon Majors Series X.

The multiple world and Paralympic champion has already secured an unassailable lead in the Abbott World Marathon Majors Series X which concludes in Boston; series XI begins just six days later in London.... At the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games the US trio of...
 
   
Australian Para triathletes shine on home soil
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-10 kl. 18:28     622 words
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Emily Tapp won the women’s PTHC and Bill Chaffey came second in the men’s equivalent at the ITU World Paratriathlon Series in Gold Coast.

The Netherlands’ world and Paralympic champion Jetze Plat impressed in his first race since winning gold at Rio 2016 , completing the Gold Coast course in 58:22 to take the win.... There was no such joy for PT5 Paralympic champion Katie Kelly (1:32.19)...
 
   
USA Volleyball hits back at criticism after transgender player cleared to compete
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-10 kl. 18:14     442 words
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USA Volleyball has hit back at criticism over its decision to clear a transgender player to compete as a woman and potentially earn a place on the women's Olympic team.

"The USA Volleyball transgender guidelines do not apply to athletes desiring to represent the United States in the Olympic Games, Paralympic Games and all other international competitions which are under the control of the relevant governing body."

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Pope gives youths three missions before synod, World Youth Day
 
 Catholic News     2017-04-10 kl. 18:00     847 words
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ROME (CNS) -- On the eve of Palm Sunday, Pope Francis gave young people several missions: to ask their grandparents what their dreams were; to work to

Injured and needing a wheelchair, Barbieri's parents were told swimming would help and now he's a top Paralympian, he said.

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Director Tyler Manson Joins Supply&Demand For Worldwide Representation
 
 ShootOnline     2017-04-10 kl. 17:32     261 words
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Bicoastal Supply&Demand has added director Tyler Manson to its roster for worldwide representation.

and Hershey’s.  For the latter Manson directed “Hello From Home Mallory,” a two-minute piece selected as a SHOOT   Top Spot of the Week which tells the story of a Team USA Paralympian who receives a Hershey’s care package containing a note
 
   
Unveil bill to eliminate Olympic victory tax.
 
 Wheeler Report     2017-04-10 kl. 16:58     272 words
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2017 For more information contact: Speaker Robin Vos (608) 266-3387 Rep.

The legislation would apply to Olympians and Paralympians. “This bill is our way to thank our home-grown athletes,” said Speaker Vos. “We’re proud to have so many dedicated athletes in training in Wisconsin; this legislation is our outward
 
   
JARDINE LLOYD THOMPSON : Jlt survey reveals gender pay transparency & flexible working key to workplace equality
 
 4 Traders     2017-04-10 kl. 16:57     851 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 and

The Summit will be attended by delegates from across the sports industry including the UK's most decorated British Paralympic...

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World Para Athletics Championships
 
 Independent Living.co.uk     2017-04-10 kl. 16:57     578 words
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Less than 100 days till the Double Paralympic T42 200m gold medallist Richard Whitehead MBE (coach: Keith Antoine) and fellow Paralympians Carly Tait

Less than 100 days till the Double Paralympic T42 200m gold medallist Richard Whitehead MBE (coach:... Keith Antoine) and fellow Paralympians Carly Tait. ...(Jenni Banks) and Sam Ruddock (Jim Edwards) have revealed the Co-op as a Team Supporter of the...
 
   
Horton out touches Chalmers in 200m battle of the Olympic champions
 
 Australian Swimming     2017-04-10 kl. 16:55     1107 words
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Olympic 400m champion Mack Horton surprised even himself when he stormed down the outside to win a thrilling 200m freestyle final on the second night of the Hancock Prospecting Australian Championships at the Brisbane Aquatic Centre tonight.

  Earlier in the night Paralympic golden girl Lakeisha Patterson (Lawnton) only just missed her own world record in winning the women’s 400m freestyle Multi-Class title in a time of 4 minutes 40.70 – just 0.37 outside the world record she

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London tops insidethegames.biz poll on which city should host 2022 Commonwealth Games
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-10 kl. 16:53     567 words
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An insidethegames.biz poll has found that London is the most popular choice out of the cities interested in bidding for the 2022 Commonwealth Games. London, which last staged the event in 1934 when it was called the British Empire Games, won with 33.

If a bid from London is successful, then the city will use many of the facilities built for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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No state tax on Olympic winnings under proposal
 
 Seymour Tribune     2017-04-10 kl. 16:46     130 words
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MADISON, Wis. — Olympic medal winners in Wisconsin wouldn’t have to pay taxes on their winnings under a Republican proposal. Rep.

Rep.Joe Sanfelippo and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said in a news release Monday they’re circulating a bill that would repeal state taxes on Olympic and Paralympic winnings.

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Wins for hosts and Romania at Olympic ice hockey test events
 
 International Olympic Committee     2017-04-10 kl. 16:45     944 words
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Staged at the newly opened Kwandong Hockey Centre and Gangneung Hockey Centre, the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s and Men’s U-18 World Championship

PyeongChang 2018/Park won-il The game began with Mr Lee Heebeom, the President of the PyeongChang Organising Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG), and IIHF President René Fasel taking part in a ceremonial puck drop
 
   
Convention Covers EC Governance & High Performance Sport
 
 Horse-Canada     2017-04-10 kl. 16:41     1296 words
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The Equestrian Canada (EC) Annual Convention got back underway on April 8, with another full day of collaborative sessions and meetings with equestrian stakeholders from across Canada.

It covered the four equestrian Olympic and Paralympic disciplines of dressage, eventing, jumping and para-equestrian.... Develop a national team program with a long-term Olympic/Paralympic vision and yearly specific plans.
 
   
NCT honours local Olympic heros
 
 Bus and Coach Professional Magazine     2017-04-10 kl. 16:31     323 words
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Diary Nottingham City Transport has named two of its buses after local gold medalists from the Rio Olympics, with a number 8 bus named after

Whitehead is a world record holder in full and half marathons and the current Paralympic, World and European Champion in the T42 200m.... Having successfully defended his T42 200m World and European titles in 2015 and 2016 respectively, he went on to win his second Paralympic...
 
   
Paralympian Elliott books ticket to Mexico worlds
 
 Big News Network     2017-04-10 kl. 16:13     35 words
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Four-time Paralympic champion Maddi Elliott has the chance to secure a hat-trick of titles at this year's IPC World Championships in Mexico.

Paralympian Elliott books ticket to Mexico worlds.... Four-time Paralympic champion Maddi Elliott has the chance to secure a hat-trick of titles at this year's IPC World Championships in Mexico.The Gillieston Heights 18-year-old has made the nation.
 
   
Deepa Malik, Chawrasia to headline CSJC annual
 
 India.com     2017-04-10 kl. 15:59     276 words
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Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Deepa Malik, Indias only woman Paralympic medallist, and 2017 Indian Open golf champion S.S.P. Chawrasia will be among the recipients at the annual awards programme of the Calcutta Sports Journalists Club (CSJC) here on Tuesday.

Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Deepa Malik, Indias only woman Paralympic medallist, and 2017 Indian Open golf champion S.S.P.... Malik, 46, won silver in the shot put event of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro becoming the first Indian woman...

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TFS coaches name Indians of the Month for March
 
 Now Habersham     2017-04-10 kl. 15:58     55 words
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Toccoa Clinic to honor Paralympian McKenzie Coan Towns County Enjoys Historic Win VIDEO: Habersham rallies to beat White County TFS

Toccoa Clinic to honor Paralympian McKenzie Coan Towns County Enjoys Historic Win VIDEO:
 
   
Funeral set for Cornelia man killed by train
 
 Now Habersham     2017-04-10 kl. 15:56     169 words
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Funeral services are scheduled Saturday for a Cornelia man who was struck and killed by a train Friday in Alto. 22-year old Tobie Saifone Thonetheva was killed near Mount Vernon Mills where he worked.

Habersham County Commission meets tonight Investigation continues into double fatal fire Clarkesville's McKenzie Coan Swipes Gold in Rio Paralympics Town Hall meeting tonight to discuss location of new county admin building Georgia DOT weather
 
   
Maria Paula Barrera receives Allianz Athlete of the Month for March
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-10 kl. 15:39     204 words
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The Colombian swimmer won six golds, one silver and one bronze to finish as her country´s most decorated athlete at the Sao Paulo 2017 Youth Parapans.

One year later, she took part in a training camp in Brazil run by the Agitos Foundation , the development arm of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), and supported by the Brazilian Paralympic Committee and Rio 2016 .

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Youngsters shine at SA swimming champs
 
 Chicago News.Net     2017-04-10 kl. 15:31     1217 words
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Cape Town - Tatjana Schoenmaker, Douglas Erasmus and Brad Tandy added their names to the FINA World Championships team, during the fifth day of the SA National Aquatic Championships, taking place at the Kings Park Aquatics Centre in Durban.

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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Deepa Malik, Chawrasia to headline CSJC annual awards on Apr 11
 
 United News of India     2017-04-10 kl. 15:14     58 words
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Kolkata, Apr 10 (UNI) Deepa Malik, India’s only woman Paralympic medallist, and reigning Indian Open golf champion Shiv Shankar Prasad Chawrasia will

Kolkata, Apr 10 (UNI) Deepa Malik, India’s only woman Paralympic medallist, and reigning Indian Open golf champion Shiv Shankar Prasad Chawrasia will. ...be among the recipients at the annual awards programme of the Calcutta Sports Journalists’
 
   
Kenyan Mr and Mrs tie up Paris marathon
 
 Pakistan Observer     2017-04-10 kl. 15:08     476 words
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Tweet on Twitter Paris Paul Lonyangata won the 41st Paris marathon on Sunday with his wife Purity Rionoripo tying up the women’s race to make it a memorable day out for the Kenyan couple in the French capital.

Britain’s six-time Paralympic champion David Weir tuned up for his career swansong in the London marathon on April 23 with success in Paris.

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Post-truth could herald the real end of history – we must ensure it doesn't
 
 Conversation UK     2017-04-10 kl. 14:44     969 words
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Now showing at the London Barbican’s Curve gallery, Incoming is an exhibition by photographer Richard Mosse.

It was present in the popular response to the London Olympics and Paralympics , when the mass of spectators transfigured a relatively small number of elite athletes into the representation of all humanity (at our very best).
 
   
Celebrity support beckons for man preparing for fundraising mission in aid
 
 North-West Evening Mail     2017-04-10 kl. 14:26     355 words
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A VOLUNTEER who is cycling 1,100 miles for a Cumbrian charity has garnered the support of two sporting legends.

His efforts have been recognised by Paralympian and parliamentarian Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson and world superbike racing champion Carl Fogarty.

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PyeongChang 2018 plants trees in celebration of Arbour Day
 
 International Olympic Committee     2017-04-10 kl. 13:46     536 words
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PyeongChang 2018 , IOC News , Sustainability More than 300 people came together on 7 April in PyeongChang to celebrate Arbour Day by planting tree seedlings as part of PyeongChang 2018’s environment and sustainability efforts.

This year the event took place in PyeongChang in order to promote and support the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.... 546 seedlings were planted in total - the number is of particular significance, as it represents the total number of gold, silver and bronze medals which will be awarded at next year’s Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Anne Dickins: Paralympic champion retires
 
 NewsR.in     2017-04-10 kl. 13:42     19 words
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Paralympic champion Anne Dickins retires, five years after volunteering at London 2012 inspired her to take up Para-canoeing.

Anne Dickins: Paralympic champion retires.... Paralympic champion Anne Dickins retires, five years after volunteering at London 2012 inspired her to take up Para-canoeing.

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Lincolnshire cycling safety campaigner to receive BEM today
 
 Grimsby Telegraph     2017-04-10 kl. 13:28     403 words
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Jack Longstaff Posted: April 10, 2017 Mark Smith, left, with son Ryan.

Also honoured in the New Year's Honours list was Paralympic javelin thrower and World Record holder Hollie Arnold, Immingham community stalwart and fundraiser Mary Clark, former Director of Public Health, Dr Tony Hill, and Citizens' Advice Bureau

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Mayor intends to appoint Liz Peace to chair west London development corporation
 
 Housing Excellence     2017-04-10 kl. 13:24     831 words
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The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, says he intends to task former British Property Federation (BPF) chief Liz Peace CBE with the delivery of thousands of new homes in the capital.

Royal is one of the most important regeneration projects in London and is set to be the largest new development in the capital since the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympic Games,” said Khan. “I am looking forward to working with Liz Peace so

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The Ultimate Party Is Coming To Dallas
 
 KOTV     2017-04-10 kl. 13:19     587 words
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SOURCE Le-Vel Brands Pro Football MVP Emmitt Smith and Paralympic Bronze Medalist Amy Purdy among speakers slated for Le-Vel's largest event to date

SOURCE Le-Vel Brands Pro Football MVP Emmitt Smith and Paralympic...

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World Para Ice Hockey Championships to end run of Pyeongchang 2018 test events
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-10 kl. 13:19     561 words
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The 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships A-Pool are set to begin tomorrow in Gangneung, where direct qualification for the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Games will be up for grabs.

The 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships A-Pool are set to begin tomorrow in Gangneung, where direct qualification for the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Games will be up for grabs.Hosts South Korea already have a guaranteed slot for next year's

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The Ultimate Party Is Coming To Dallas
 
 Yahoo! Finance     2017-04-10 kl. 13:14     929 words
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/PRNewswire/ -- Le-Vel Brands, LLC, the world leader in human nutritional innovation, will host the Le-Vel Live Ultimate Party in Dallas, Texas, on April 28-29, 2017.

Also speaking from the convention stage is Amy Purdy, 2014 Paralympic bronze medalist in snowboarding, TED Talk presenter, actress and author of the book On My Own Two Feet:

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Paralympic champion Dickins retires
 
 BBC     2017-04-10 kl. 13:09     145 words
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British Paralympic champion Anne Dickins has announced her retirement. Dickins won Para-canoeing gold at the 2016 Rio Games, four years after volunteering as a Games Maker at London 2012 inspired her to take up the sport.

Paralympic champion Dickins retires.... British Paralympic champion Anne Dickins has announced her retirement.... Dickins won Para-canoeing gold at the 2016 Rio Games, four years after volunteering as a Games Maker at London 2012 inspired her to take up the sport.She won the single kayak 200m in the KL3 class to claim ParalympicsGB...

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The Ultimate Party Is Coming To Dallas
 
 Minyanville     2017-04-10 kl. 13:05     22 words
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Pro Football MVP Emmitt Smith and Paralympic Bronze Medalist Amy Purdy among speakers slated for Le-Vel's largest event to

Pro Football MVP Emmitt Smith and Paralympic Bronze Medalist Amy Purdy among speakers slated for Le-Vel's largest event to. ...date.
 
   
Romania’s national team qualifies for the Blind Football European Championships in Berlin
 
 Romania Business Insider     2017-04-10 kl. 12:31     205 words
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Romania beat the Czech Republic on Friday, in the IBSA Blind Football European qualifier in Bacau, thus earning its ticket to the Blind Football European Championships to take place this August in Berlin.

Created by the Association for the Blind in Romania at the end of 2013, Romania’s national football team benefited from the financial support of the National Paralympic Committee to participate in international tournaments, last week’s result

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Business woman of year ‘honoured’ to win award
 
 Oxfordshire Guardian     2017-04-10 kl. 12:28     426 words
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A DIRECTOR at chartered accountants Whitley Stimpson’s has won a Banbury Women in Business (BWIB) Award.

“We were also delighted to secure such fantastic speakers in two-time Paralympian Anna Turney, and Jen Rolfe, who is an expert in positive psychology at work. “Both speakers truly inspired the attendees on the theme of positivity with their
 
   
British players take on world’s best at 2017 INAS World Tennis Championship
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-04-10 kl. 12:11     657 words
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Great Britain’s leading tennis players with a learning disability will be taking on the world’s best on home soil for the first time over the next week as the North West’s USN Bolton Arena hosts the 2017 INAS World Tennis Championships.

Head of Coaching and Talent and also coach to Paralympic Wheelchair Tennis gold medallist Gordon Reid, alongside Rob Cross – Talent ID Coach for the Tennis Foundation.
 
   
Russia: Playing to Win, No Matter the Cost
 
 Stratfor     2017-04-10 kl. 12:06     1174 words
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Editor's Note:  This column is written by Stratfor contributors, a diverse group of thinkers whose expertise inspires rigorous and innovative thought. Their opinions are their own and serve to complement and even challenge our beliefs.

As a result, 167 Russian athletes, including the entire track and field team, were barred from competition in Rio; the country was banned altogether from the 2016 Paralympic Games.
 
   
Jurys Inn to present Wembley Park Tour Series event
 
 Caterlyst Agenda     2017-04-10 kl. 11:57     500 words
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Leading UK mid-market hotel chain, Jurys Inn has today been announced as the headline sponsor of The Tour Series event when it comes to Wembley Park this May for the first time ever.

Spectators can look forward to seeing 13 top women’s teams battling it out in the Matrix Fitness Grand Prix Series race at 18:30, including UCI teams Drops and Team WNT, plus the Storey Racing squad of Britain’s most decorated Paralympian Dame

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Whistler Blackcomb poised to offer excellent spring skiing and riding conditions after 65cm of fresh snow this week
 
 Travel PR News     2017-04-10 kl. 11:50     577 words
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WHISTLER, British Columbia, 2017-Apr-10 — / Travel PR News / — After 65 cm of fresh snow this week, Whistler Blackcomb has now received a total of 1,188 cm this season and has officially surpassed its ten year annual average snowfall of 1,170 cm.

About Whistler Blackcomb Whistler Blackcomb, the official alpine skiing venue for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, is situated in the Resort Municipality of Whistler located in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia 125 kilometres (78
 
   
Paraplegic Mohammad Shams Aalam Shaikh breaks his own record, swims 8 kms in 4 hrs!
 
 Oneindia     2017-04-10 kl. 11:39     490 words
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Panaji, April 10: It was a proud moment for 30-year-old paraplegic Mohammad Shams Aalam Shaikh on Saturday, when he swam 8 kms in 4 hours and 4 minutes, along the Sinquerim-Baga-Candolim sea in Goa .

Against all odds, Shaikh is now gearing up for the 2018 Asian Games and is hoping to find the right coach for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.... In October 2012, Shaikh participated for the first time in the 7th Maharashtra Paralympic Swimming...
 
   
FIFA World Cup Playoffs – Is there an alternative?
 
 Soccerex     2017-04-10 kl. 11:19     1724 words
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Our blog piece this week is written by Gabriel Behr from our partners at FIFA Masters Alumni and looks at the complexities of FIFA’s World Cup Playoff legislation.

Gabriel Behr is a sports psychologist and sports management professional who has worked in the organizing committee of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Toronto 2015 Pan-American Games and Gaborone
 
   
Bold new sports series dares us to cape up & save the day!
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-04-10 kl. 11:02     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...

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Paralympic Champion Anne Dickins goes out on a high
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-04-10 kl. 11:01     1213 words
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54 minutes ago Paralympic and World champion Anne Dickins MBE called time on her incredible journey from volunteer to Paracanoe gold medallist in just four years.

Paralympic Champion Anne Dickins goes out on a high.... 54 minutes ago Paralympic and World champion Anne Dickins MBE called time on her incredible journey from volunteer to Paracanoe gold medallist in just four years.However the Surrey based 50 year-old...

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Lexter and Bacon Unite to Stage First Hyper Directional Sound Run With A Blind Athlete
 
 Little Black Book     2017-04-10 kl. 10:48     550 words
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The project, entitled 'The Impossible Run' utilises a laser sharp sound tunnel to guide the blind athlete Lexter is a leading Swedish sound design company aiming to explore the power of cutting edge sound technology.

In collaboration with Parasport (Swedish Paralympics Association) and McCann Stockholm, they’ve found Oscar Widegren, an 18 old blind athlete ready to take the challenge and be part of THE IMPOSSIBLE RUN.

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Maserati revealed as vehicle partner of the Brewin Dolphin Series
 
 Bike Biz     2017-04-10 kl. 10:41     203 words
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Luxury Italian car brand Maserati has been announced as the official vehicle partner to the Brewin Dolphin Velo Series, organised by UK Cycling Events.

The Brewin Dolphin Velo Club ticket includes a custom Brewin Dolphin jersey, complimentary breakfast and lunch and the chance to ride with celebrity guests, including seven-time Paralympic gold medallist Jody Cundy, former British Champion Dean
 
   
Who wants to eat with diners who smoke, asks WHO official
 
 Asahi.com     2017-04-10 kl. 10:28     284 words
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A key World Health Organization official visiting Tokyo to press for a smoking ban in all public places said it is unthinkable in other countries to eat in a restaurant where diners were smoking.

Chan's letter called on Japan to implement the policy ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Rio stars Rivard, Chernove win Canadian Paralympic Committee’s Athlete Awards
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-10 kl. 10:08     773 words
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The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with a Disability, headlined a group of five individuals inducted into the Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame.

Rio stars Rivard, Chernove win Canadian Paralympic Committee’s Athlete Awards.... The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with a Disability, headlined a group of five individuals inducted into the Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame.“I...
 
   
Olympic gold medallists to headline Australian Swimming
 
 Yahoo! News Australia     2017-04-10 kl. 09:56     433 words
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, 5:45 pm The big names of Australian swimming, including Mack Horton, Kyle Chalmers, Cameron McEvoy, Cate and Bronte Campbell and Emily Seebohm will line up behind the blocks this April aiming to qualify for the FINA World Championships in Budapest.

Pic: Getty Hosted by Mel McLaughlin, Basil Zempilas leads the call with expert commentary from Olympic gold medallist Giaan Rooney and Australia’s greatest ever Paralympian Matt Cowdrey, with poolside interviews from Nathan Templeton.
 
   
Paralympian Elliott books ticket to Mexico worlds
 
 Newcastle Herald     2017-04-10 kl. 09:07     196 words
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Australian Swimming Championships: Hunter's Maddi Elliott qualifies for shot at third straight world title. Four-time Paralympic champion Maddi Elliott has secured a place at this year’s IPC World Championships in Mexico.

Paralympian Elliott books ticket to Mexico worlds.... Four-time Paralympic champion Maddi Elliott has secured a place at this year’s IPC World Championships in Mexico.The Gillieston Heights 18-year-old, who has cerebral palsy, will join the national team...

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Blind Judo Foundation Associate Competes in First Annual Grassroots Judo Special Needs Championships Hosted by Riverside Youth Judo Club
 
 Daily Times Leader     2017-04-10 kl. 09:03     540 words
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PRWeb The 2017 USJA / USJF Grassroots Judo Special Needs Championships is the brain child of Sensei and Detective Brian Money of Riverside, CA who is also experienced and dedicated to the sport of Judo at Riverside Youth Judo Club .

Edgar born at one pound and now 27 has already set his sights for becoming a candidate of the 2020 US Paralympic Judo Team competing in Tokyo.... A select few of our elite athletes go on to represent the USA as members of the US Paralympic (not to be...

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News - Nolin Breaks T38 U.S. Paralympic 800m Record
 
 RunnerSpace.com     2017-04-10 kl. 08:56     22 words
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Write News     The Tigers senior had a huge day with a record-setting performance. Read the full article at: www.oxyathletics.

Paralympic 800m Record.
 
   
Gold For Eastbourne's Joe
 
 Eastbourne Buzz     2017-04-10 kl. 08:56     130 words
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Eastbourne Paralympion, Joe Townsend, has claimed a gold medal and reclaimed his British Duathlon Champion title.

Eastbourne Paralympion, Joe Townsend, has claimed a gold medal and reclaimed his British Duathlon Champion title.Competing in the PTHC Category of the British Triathlon in Bedford yesterday (9 April), the 29-year-old, who lost both of his legs
 
   
Japanese sporting bodies sign declaration on gender equality
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-04-10 kl. 08:55     147 words
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TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Japan Sports Agency and four other of the country's sports governing bodies signed the Brighton Plus Helsinki Declaration on Women and Sport on Monday.

Paralympic Committee, Japan Sport Council and Japan Sports Association publicly agreed to the 10 principles set forth by the declaration to promote gender equality in sport.

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