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Schweiz utmanar Stockholm om OS
 
 Göteborgs-Posten     2017-04-11 kl. 19:55     151 words
 
Schweiz har bestämt sig för att söka vinter-OS och paralympics 2026 - mästerskap som även Sverige och Stockholm är intresserade av att arrangera.

Schweiz har bestämt sig för att söka vinter-OS och paralympics 2026 - mästerskap som även Sverige och Stockholm är intresserade av att arrangera.På tisdagen klubbade det schweiziska idrottsministeriet att ansöka om spelen, med Sion som

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Då slår de nya hotellet upp portarna
 
 24 Uppsala     2017-04-11 kl. 18:35     356 words
 
Nyast, störst och mest sportnischat: "Det är inte så ofta man bygger ett så komplext hotell", säger Göran Blomgren. 3 bilder Sporthotellet ska driva samarbeten med IFU Arena. "Så de kommer att tjäna på det också", säger Göran Blomgren.

Vihar siktat in oss lite på idrotten och kommer bland annat ha en våning för handikappidrottare med rum som är anpassade för deras behov.
 
   
Borlänge kommun delar ut bragdtecken till framgångsrika utförsåkare
 
 Dalarnas Tidningar     2017-04-11 kl. 18:04     169 words
 
Sofia Störling, Johnatan Öjerteg och Joakim Öberg tilldelas Borlänge kommuns bragdtecken. Detta efter framgångarna i Special Olympics i Österrike. Tre framgångsrika utförsåkare tilldelas Borlänge kommuns bragdtecken.

Som ordförande i Parasport Dalarna känner man en extra glädje när våra idrottare nått sådana här fantastiska framgångar, säger Ola Brossberg, som även är ordförande i fritidsnämnden i Borlänge.

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Avesta Tidning (web)
 
   
Ramböll vinner uppdrag om Vinter-OS och Paralympics
 
 ProduktAktuellt     2017-04-11 kl. 16:39     50 words
 
Ramböll har fått i uppdrag av Stockholms Stad att utreda möjligheten att anordna vinter-OS och Paralympics i Stockholm 2026 och att förbereda alla nödvändiga tillståndsprocesser.

Ramböll vinner uppdrag om Vinter-OS och Paralympics.... Ramböll har fått i uppdrag av Stockholms Stad att utreda möjligheten att anordna vinter-OS och Paralympics i Stockholm 2026 och att förbereda alla nödvändiga tillståndsprocesser.Uppdraget till...
 
   
Rullstolsburne äventyraren Aron ser inga hinder
 
 Hemmets Veckotidning     2017-04-11 kl. 16:28     1433 words
 
Aron Anderson drabbades av barncancer som nioåring. Sedan dess sitter han i rullstol, men han har aldrig låtit det hindra honom från att följa sina drömmar.

Jag hade ju sett Paralympics på tv och började testa alla möjliga idrotter.... Så jag körde på som en galning och kom till slut med i Paralympics.
 
   
Ramböll vinner uppdrag om Vinter-OS och Paralympics
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-04-11 kl. 16:19     322 words
 
Pressmeddelande Apr 11, 2017 16:19 CEST Maria Grimmer, affärsområdeschef Samhällsbyggnad Mitt på Ramböll Ramböll har fått i uppdrag av Stockholms Stad att utreda möjligheten att anordna vinter-OS och Paralympics i Stockholm 2026 och att

Ramböll vinner uppdrag om Vinter-OS och Paralympics.... Pressmeddelande Apr 11, 2017 16:19 CEST Maria Grimmer, affärsområdeschef Samhällsbyggnad Mitt på Ramböll Ramböll har fått i uppdrag av Stockholms Stad att utreda möjligheten att anordna vinter-OS och Paralympics...
 
   
Parasporten positiv till Stockholmsansökan
 
 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2017-04-11 kl. 07:00     275 words
 
Vi vill få fler i rörelse och den möjligheten är stor med en manifestation som Paralympics. Det inspirerar och ger förebilder".

Vi vill få fler i rörelse och den möjligheten är stor med en manifestation som Paralympics.... Det inspirerar och ger förebilder".Sveriges paralympiska kommitté, SPK, och Svenska parasportförbundet är mycket positiva till att Stockholm ansöker om Paralympics...
 
   
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London Marathon 2017: Date, Start times, route, race tracker, TV and records
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-04-12 kl. 08:38     467 words
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London Marathon participants will have clocked up the miles in training over recent weeks and stocked up on pasta as the big day rolls into view. Snaking from Blackheath past many of London's iconic landmarks and finishing on the Mall, the 26.

Start times 9am Elite wheelchair race followed by Paralympic runners (IPC Athletics Marathon World Cup) 9.20am Elite Women 10am Elite Men and mass start IS IT ON TV?
 
   
Pascoe awarded Swimming New Zealand Swimmer of the Year
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-12 kl. 08:28     164 words
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The swimmer won three gold medals and two silvers at Rio 2016 Star Para swimmer Sophie Pascoe has been awarded Swimming New Zealand’s Swimmer of the year.

Pascoe enjoyed a remarkable 2016 where she became the most decorated New Zealand Paralympian in history.... She won three gold medals and two silvers at the Rio Paralympics that took her medal tally to 15 that include nine gold medals.
 
   
Five reasons to be interested: Tunis Grand Prix
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-12 kl. 08:28     148 words
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Nearly 190 athletes from 13 countries will be competing in Tunis between 13-15 April. 1. Tunisia was the highest-placed African country at Rio 2016 , finishing sixth on the athletics medals table behind China, USA, Great Britain, Germany and Brazil.

Over 30 medallists from last year’s Rio Paralympic Games will line up in Tunisia.... 3. All five of the host country’s reigning Paralympic champions will compete.
 
   
Paralympics New Zealand announce new Para swimming coach
 
 Swimming New Zealand     2017-04-12 kl. 07:58     178 words
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Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) has announced the appointment of a new coach and support staff to their Para swimming programme.

Paralympics New Zealand announce new Para swimming coach.... Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) has announced the appointment of a new coach and support staff to their Para swimming programme.Simon Mayne has been appointed as the PNZ Para Swimming Performance...
 
   
MINISTRY OF CULTURE SPORTS AND TOURISM OF REP : Korea’s 5G tech spotlighted at G20 meeting
 
 4 Traders     2017-04-12 kl. 07:46     306 words
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The G20 Digital Ministers Meeting brought together ministers and vice ministers from the G20 countries in Dusseldorf, Germany, on April 6. The theme this year was 'Shaping Digitalization for an Interconnected World.

vice minister. 'We will launch 5G-based services at next year's PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
 
   
New Zealand Culture: NZ’s most popular family even t to open as normal tomorrow
 
 LiveNews.co.nz     2017-04-12 kl. 07:46     330 words
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MIL OSI – Organisers of the popular Royal Easter Show have announced that the show, New Zealand’s largest free-to-attend family-friendly event, will open as planned at 10amtomorrow.

In addition to the always-popular carnival rides and sideshows, this year’s event features a new Zirka Circus, an impressive Strong Man competition, the Nutro Ultimate Canines show and the chance to meet Paralympian Olympic Gold medallist and

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LCQ7: Rezoning of site originally designated for use by Hong Kong Sports Institute
 
 Hong Kong Monetary Authority     2017-04-12 kl. 07:30     1333 words
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 Following is a question by the Hon Lam Cheuk-ting and a written reply by the Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Lau Kong-wah, in the Legislative

facilities for equestrian events in support of the 2008 Beijing Olympic and Paralympic.  The Government has leased the site to HKJC under a short-term tenancy since January 2009.  At the end of last year, the Government (i) commenced the procedure

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Montjane battles her way into SA Open semi-final
 
 SASCOC     2017-04-12 kl. 07:25     742 words
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A colossal second-set fightback from Kgothatso ‘KG’ Montjane, saw South Africa’s top-ranked women’s wheelchair tennis player booking her spot in the semi-final of the SA Open at Ellis Park Tennis Stadium in Johannesburg on Tuesday.

That booked the two-time Paralympian a semi-final showdown against second seed Marjolein Buis of the Netherlands, who had a much easier time of dispatching SA’s Nokwanda Hlongwane, 6-0 6-0 in her match on Tuesday. ‘Great tennis and an impressive

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TEDxSydney Announces First Speakers & Performers For 2017
 
 Crave Online     2017-04-12 kl. 07:23     177 words
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The first round of speakers and performers for TEDxSydney 2017 have been unveiled, and they include the likes of musicians Sarah Blasko and Ngaiire,

former Paralympic swimmer Sarah Houbolt.
 
   
Table Tennis rep not happy with preparations
 
 Fiji Broadcasting Corporation     2017-04-12 kl. 06:47     98 words
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16:00 Today Taken from/By: Report by: Vashneel Prasad Fiji Table Tennis rep Mere Roden says lack of training time may affect the Para players at this week’s Oceania event.

Report by: Vashneel Prasad Fiji Table Tennis rep Mere Roden says lack of training time may affect the Para players at this week’s Oceania event.The Paralympian says they have been given limited time to train in preparation for the ITTF Para event.
 
   
UAE confident of Bahrain staging Games
 
 Gulf News     2017-04-12 kl. 06:25     373 words
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Top officials from National Olympic Committees from GCC countries to hold discussions over next two days in Dubai Image Credit: Alaric Gomes/Gulf

The event is expected to attract more than 1,500 athletes from all six member nations, including Paralympics and women's sports.
 
   
Paralympic bronze medalist Melissa Stockwell to speak in Fort Wayne
 
 News Sentinel     2017-04-12 kl. 06:20     242 words
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Iraq War veteran and two-time Paralympian Melissa Stockwell will be guest speaker for the Northeast Indiana Base Community Council luncheon at 11:30 a.m. April 19 at Turnstone, 3320 N. Clinton St. Registration begins at 11 a.m.

Paralympic bronze medalist Melissa Stockwell to speak in Fort Wayne.... Iraq War veteran and two-time Paralympian Melissa Stockwell will be guest speaker for the Northeast Indiana Base Community Council luncheon at 11:30 a.m.
 
   
AirAsia flies ASEAN sports
 
 TTRweekly.com     2017-04-12 kl. 05:53     591 words
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Browse > Home / Lens Lines , Malaysia / AirAsia flies ASEAN sports April 12, 2017 by e-NewsWire   Filed under Lens Lines , Malaysia Leave a

(From L to R) Ng Keng Chuan, Deputy President of the Malaysia Paralympic Council; Aireen Omar, CEO of AirAsia Berhad; Datuk M.

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Multilingual E-Menus in Aeon Preps for Tokyo 2020 Olympics
 
 PC.com Magazine     2017-04-12 kl. 04:54     313 words
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Picture credit: Nikkei Asia Review Japanese retail giant Aeon has begin implementing a new electronic menu system at some restaurants on a trial basis to prepare for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics and Paralympics.

Picture credit: Nikkei Asia Review Japanese retail giant Aeon has begin implementing a new electronic menu system at some restaurants on a trial basis to prepare for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics and Paralympics.Special tablets deployed at select...
 
   
Sun Resorts takes a shine to Maldives luxury
 
 TTRweekly.com     2017-04-12 kl. 04:34     524 words
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Browse > Home / News , South Asia / Sun Resorts takes a shine to Maldives luxury April 12, 2017 by e-NewsWire   Filed under News , South Asia

Other active sports programmes include football with Kanuhura’s inter-island team, tennis cardio clinics and the chance to join disabled athlete Jason  Lester when he attempts a Guinness world record at the island in June and run 100 miles
 
   
Gisborne girl wins youth award
 
 Gisborne Herald     2017-04-12 kl. 04:02     385 words
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Darcy Spraggs says long drive to and from Wellington to collect a youth award was worth it. THE long drive to and from Wellington to collect a youth award was well worth it, said Gisborne college student Darcy Spraggs.

Paralympian swimmer Mary Fisher was the guest speaker,” she said.
 
   
Friedrich Nietzsche > By Individual Philosopher > Philosophy
 
 China Times     2017-04-12 kl. 03:53     770 words
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Friedrich Nietzsche > By Individual Philosopher > Philosophy Someone in a persistent vegetative state cannot be said to fully be a person, as Locke and his successors established it.

One of them is Kurt Fearnley , who I expect we'll be hearing quite a lot about in the coming weeks as he competes in his third Paralympic Games in London.
 
   
Bird-Smith and Carroll UQâs Sportspeople of the Year
 
 MyScience     2017-04-12 kl. 02:16     711 words
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Jacinta Carroll and Dane Bird-Smith Olympic medallist Dane Bird-Smith and world number one water-skier Jacinta Carroll have been named The University of Queensland Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year.

Bird-Smith claimed the honour for a second-consecutive year, beating three-time Paralympic gold medallist Brenden Hall (swimming).... UQ Swim Club head coach David Heyden was adjudged Club Coach of the Year – notably, guiding 15-year-old swimmer Katja Dedekind to a bronze medal (Women's S13 100m Backstroke) at the Rio Paralympics...

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Humor And Pranks Keep U.S. Sled Hockey Team Having Fun
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-12 kl. 01:30     927 words
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, 4:54 p.m. (ET)   Members of the U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team skate off the ice after receiving their gold medals at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.

Paralympic Sled Hockey Team skate off the ice after receiving their gold medals at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.The tales are epic, and yes, sometimes squarely in Beavis and Butthead sophomoric territory....breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Barwick appointed chair of Liverpool bid for Commonwealth Games
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-12 kl. 01:05     995 words
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Rugby Football League chairman Brian Barwick has been chosen to head Liverpool's bid for the Commonwealth Games, it was announced today.

Contractors Wilson Owens Owens, who worked with now defunct 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bids from Boston and Rome, also part of the team.  They will lead the technical feasibility aspect of Liverpool's attempt at securing the Commonwealth Games.

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Rio 2016 champion Reid eases into last eight of South Africa Open
 
 Inside The Games     2017-04-12 kl. 00:43     342 words
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Max Winters Tuesday, 11 April 2017 Rio 2016 Paralympic champion Gordon Reid was victorious on day two of the South Africa Wheelchair Tennis Open at the Ellis Park Tennis Stadium in Johannesburg today.

Max Winters Tuesday, 11 April 2017 Rio 2016 Paralympic champion Gordon Reid was victorious on day two of the South Africa Wheelchair Tennis Open at the Ellis Park Tennis Stadium in Johannesburg today.England's Reid, the reigning Wimbledon champion,

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Insidethegames.biz (web)
 
   
B.C. Sports Hall of Fame welcomes Superman and the Recchin' Ball
 
 CBC     2017-04-12 kl. 00:25     732 words
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Geroy Simon, Mark Recchi and Michelle Stilwell among the class of 2017 being inducted at Wednesday's gala ATHLETES Mark Recchi - hockey The Kamloops

(John Woods/Canadian Press) Michelle Stilwell - wheelchair athletics, wheelchair basketball ?The four-time, two sport Paralympian is fresh off another golden Games in Rio de Janiero, where she won her 5th and 6th Paralympic gold medals.
 
   
Ski & Snowboard Club Vail honors eight
 
 Vail Daily     2017-04-11 kl. 23:32     1488 words
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VAIL — Ski & Snowboard Club Vail will welcome alumni and friends of the club for its biannual Hall of Fame & Wall of Excellence Induction dinner at the Four Seasons in Vail April 15. Any and all friends of the club are encouraged to attend.

Brown coached two of the most decorated Paralympic athletes in history:
 
   
Community Invited To ‘Push The Limits’ Of Their Ability At Wheelchair Sports Festival
 
 KHTS AM-1220     2017-04-11 kl. 23:26     399 words
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For the sixth straight year, the Triumph Foundation is bringing the community together for the annual Wheelchair Sports Festival. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking  KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts  delivered right to your inbox.

The Wheelchair Sports Festival is part of the Paralympic Gateway to Gold initiative that is a talent identification program introducing Paralympic-eligible athletes to sports, acting as a pipeline to competition, and is often the first step toward
 
   
New research shows role-playing disability promotes distress, discomfort and disinterest
 
 Medical Xpress     2017-04-11 kl. 22:48     730 words
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Michelle Nario-Redmond, Ph.D., professor of psychology at Hiram College, displays low-vision goggles that simulate impaired visual acuity.

Researcher tuning into media representations of disability Mar 10, 2017 Prior to the Paralympic Games in Rio last summer, Laura Misener found herself cringing after watching a broadcast interview with a Canadian athlete who uses a wheelchair.
 
   
LA 2024 Launches New Video Series, ‘Legends of LA’
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-04-11 kl. 22:40     462 words
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The Los Angeles bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Tuesday released a new video series designed to showcase it’s proposed Olympic venues from the viewpoint of legendary Olympians.

The Los Angeles bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Tuesday released a new video series designed to showcase it’s proposed Olympic venues from the viewpoint of legendary Olympians.The “Legends of LA” video series will feature

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Insidethegames.biz (web)
 
   
Breaking swimming records against all odds
 
 Navhind Times     2017-04-11 kl. 22:37     884 words
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The 30-year-old, Mohammad Shams Aalam Shaikh , a paraplegic swimmer is an inspiration to many people fighting against all the odds.

inspired to take up swimming after watching a Paralympic swimmer. “I was inspired by Rajaram Ghag, a Paralympic English Channel swimmer and Shiv Chhatrapati Awardee.... Shaikh is now planning to participate in the 2018 Asian Para Games and is hoping to find the right coach to train him for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics...
 
   
WATCH: Six-time gold medalist Amy Van Dyken-Rouen learns to ski after near-fatal accident
 
 Excelle Sports     2017-04-11 kl. 22:24     164 words
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Six-time Olympic swimming champion Amy Van Dyken-Rouen is proving to her fans that with enough determination, anyone can overcome setbacks—even a near-fatal injury.

But after a successful surgery, Dyken-Rouen has traded her swimsuit for snow pants and is quickly learning adaptive skiing—a sport that involves highly specialized equipment to allow disabled athletes to ski.
 
   
Canadian Paralympic media consortium to feature live coverage of 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships
 
 Corporate media News     2017-04-11 kl. 22:17     7 words
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for Creative Pros in Business Media

Canadian Paralympic media consortium to feature live coverage of 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships. for Creative Pros in Business Media. ...Departments.
 
   
Paris 2024, the partner of trust for the Olympic movement
 
 Consulat de France au Cap     2017-04-11 kl. 22:07     695 words
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In six months’ time the International Olympic Committee will take its decision on who will host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Choosing the partner that will organise the world’s greatest sporting event is an incredibly difficult job for the IOC.

In six months’ time the International Olympic Committee will take its decision on who will host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Nancy Kerrigan Blogs About Paying Tribute To Motherhood On “Dancing With The Stars”
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-11 kl. 21:18     713 words
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By Nancy Kerrigan, Two-Time Olympic Figure Skating Medalist | April 11, 2017, 2:08 p.m. (ET) Nancy Kerrigan and partner Artem Chigvintsev wait to perform their foxtrot on the fourth episode of season 24 of "Dancing with the Stars.

Follow along as she blogs for TeamUSA.org each week during her journey on season 24 of “Dancing with the Stars.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Tennis champion aims high
 
 The Hindu     2017-04-11 kl. 20:50     351 words
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For Jafreen Shaikh, the hearing-impaired tennis player from the Sania Mirza Tennis Academy, it was another feat which should spur her to dream bigger and work harder to leave an impact in the world of tennis. The India No.

Financial crunch Destiny was really cruel to Jafreen as she also had to miss out the huge opportunity of playing the 2012 London Paralympics for which she qualified but could not make it because of financial crunch.
 
   
Japan Bizav Plan Starts to Pay Off
 
 Aviation International News     2017-04-11 kl. 20:49     838 words
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Japan’s push to become a business-aviation-friendly environment for foreign operators is paying off, with the sector show signs of a steady upward

Close collaboration and proper utilization of Japan’s airports is now high on the agenda for aviation authorities, as the country gears up for the Rugby World Cup in 2019 and the Olympics/Paralympics in 2020.
 
   
Rio 2016 Para-canoe champion Dickins retires
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-04-11 kl. 20:36     315 words
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Max Winters Tuesday, 11 April 2017 Paralympic and world champion Anne Dickins of Great Britain has decided to call time on her career following her gold medal canoeing performance at Rio 2016.

Max Winters Tuesday, 11 April 2017 Paralympic and world champion Anne Dickins of Great Britain has decided to call time on her career following her gold medal canoeing performance at Rio 2016.Dickins won the single kayak 200 metres KL3 title in the

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Sion confirmed as Swiss candidate for 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-04-11 kl. 20:36     743 words
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Dan Palmer Tuesday, 11 April 2017 Sion has been confirmed as the Swiss candidate for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Sion confirmed as Swiss candidate for 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.... Dan Palmer Tuesday, 11 April 2017 Sion has been confirmed as the Swiss candidate for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.The city's bid was unanimously rubber-stamped...

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Eight from Otago receive NZ youth awards
 
 Otago Daily Times     2017-04-11 kl. 20:29     467 words
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Eight young Otago people have won awards in the 2017 New Zealand Youth Awards.

Holly Robinson (22), of Dunedin, won a Youth with Disability Award for representing New Zealand as the flag bearer in the opening ceremony for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
 
   
Paralympian Ellie Simmonds OBE named a Vitality Ambassador
 
 Health Insurance Daily     2017-04-11 kl. 20:15     155 words
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Simmonds will inspire people to improve their wellbeing Ellie Simmonds OBE, five times Paralympic gold medallist and British swimmer, has been named a Vitality Ambassador.

Paralympian Ellie Simmonds OBE named a Vitality Ambassador.... Simmonds will inspire people to improve their wellbeing Ellie Simmonds OBE, five times Paralympic gold medallist and British swimmer, has been named a Vitality Ambassador.She joins current...
 
   
Three Ghanaian Athletes for world Para-Athletics Championship in London
 
 Ghana News Agency     2017-04-11 kl. 20:14     167 words
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Accra, April 11, GNA - Ghana's Para-Athletics trio, McClean Dzidzienyo, Yussif Amadu and Zeinabu Issah have secured early qualification to the 2017 World Para-Athletics Championship in London, fixed for July this year.

The National Paralympic Committee (NPC) is therefore expected to raise 3,000 Pounds Sterling to support the registration of the athletes.

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Modern Ghana (web)
 
   
Schweiz utmanar Stockholm om OS
 
 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2017-04-11 kl. 20:07     233 words
 
TT 19:55 | Schweiz har bestämt sig för att söka vinter-OS och paralympics 2026 - mästerskap som även Sverige och Stockholm är intresserade av att arrangera.

TT 19:55 | Schweiz har bestämt sig för att söka vinter-OS och paralympics 2026 - mästerskap som även Sverige och Stockholm är intresserade av att arrangera.På tisdagen klubbade det schweiziska idrottsministeriet att ansöka om spelen, med
 
   
July 30, 2015 - 12:42am
 
 Woodbury Bulletin     2017-04-11 kl. 19:51     1300 words
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“I just kept thinking, My goodness, I’m here, this is real,” Lett said. “Crikey, I’m just a few feet away and this is history.”  Lett, 51, wasn’t simply a guest at the wedding, he was actually head of security of the event.

the Royalty Protection Department in favor of commanding the VIP protection operation in Central London for the London Olympic and Paralympic games. “The reason why I was happy to take that engagement was because it was time limited,” he said.
 
   
Sports Scene: April 4-10
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-11 kl. 19:50     550 words
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, 12:12 p.m. (ET) Victoria Ngyuen competes on the balance beam at the iPro Sport World Cup of Gymnastics at The O2 Arena on April 8, 2017 in London.

Olympic and Paralympic family, and track Team USA athletes as they compete around the globe with a preview of upcoming events.
 
   
Sion confirmed as Swiss candidate for 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-11 kl. 19:48     96 words
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Sion has been confirmed as the Swiss candidate for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. The city's bid was rubber-stamped today by the Parliament of Sport, the highest authority for sport in Switzerland.

Sion confirmed as Swiss candidate for 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.... Sion has been confirmed as the Swiss candidate for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Plymouth to Train Future Oceanic Explorers
 
 Response Source     2017-04-11 kl. 19:38     808 words
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The UK, and Plymouth especially, has a proud history of oceanic exploration and we’re certainly still a world leader in terms of maritime expertise

Laura Penhaul is a former lead physiotherapist with Team GB Paralympic Athletics, and was lead for the record breaking ‘Coxless Crew’ row of the Pacific.
 
   
Canadian Paralympic media consortium to feature live coverage of 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships
 
 SYS-CON Media     2017-04-11 kl. 19:27     113 words
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_ Live coverage of all of Canada's Canada's preliminary round schedule: Wednesday, April 12 All games will take place at the newly built Gangneung Hockey Centre. The Worlds will double as the Test Event for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.

Canadian Paralympic media consortium to feature live coverage of 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships. _ Live coverage of all of Canada's Canada's preliminary round schedule:... The Worlds will double as the Test Event for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.This offers teams and players the chance to try the venues ahead of next year's Paralympic...

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Canadian Paralympic media consortium to feature live coverage of 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships
 
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Canadian Paralympic media consortium to feature live coverage of 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships.... A top-five finish at this event will earn teams a qualifying berth at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.

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Canadian Paralympic media consortium to feature live coverage of 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships
 
 Morningstar.com     2017-04-11 kl. 19:22     356 words
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/CNW/ - Canadian fans will be able to follow all the action in real time as Canada's National Sledge Team takes to the ice at the 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships A-Pool in Gangneung, South Korea from April 12 to 20 .

Canadian Paralympic media consortium to feature live coverage of 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships. /CNW/ -... A top-five finish at this event will earn teams a qualifying berth at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.

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Canadian Paralympic media consortium to feature live coverage of 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships
 
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/CNW/ - Canadian fans will be able to follow all the action in real time as Canada's National Sledge Team takes to the ice at the 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships A-Pool in Gangneung, South Korea from April 12 to 20 .

Canadian Paralympic media consortium to feature live coverage of 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships. /CNW/ -... A top-five finish at this event will earn teams a qualifying berth at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.

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Chawrasia, Deepa honoured at Calcutta Sports Journalists' Club annual awards
 
 Business Standard India     2017-04-11 kl. 19:21     61 words
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Golfer SSP Chawrasia, who has won the Indian Open champion twice, and the country's lone woman Paralympic medallist Deepa Malik were conferred the

Golfer SSP Chawrasia, who has won the Indian Open champion twice, and the country's lone woman Paralympic...
 
   
Chawrasia, Deepa honoured at Calcutta Sports Journalists' Club annual awards
 
 India.com     2017-04-11 kl. 19:04     418 words
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Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) Golfer SSP Chawrasia, who has won the Indian Open champion twice, and the country’s lone woman Paralympic medallist Deepa

Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) Golfer SSP Chawrasia, who has won the Indian Open champion twice, and the country’s lone woman Paralympic medallist Deepa. ...Malik were conferred the Sportsperson of the Year and Inspiration of the Year awards

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This teenage paralympian is developing the next generation of swimmers
 
 Wales Online     2017-04-11 kl. 18:36     446 words
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She was the youngest member of Team GB’s Paralympic squad at the London 2012 games and has ambitions to compete in Tokyo in three years’ time.

This teenage paralympian is developing the next generation of swimmers.... She was the youngest member of Team GB’s Paralympic squad at the London 2012 games and has ambitions to compete in Tokyo in three years’ time.But swimmer Chloe Davies still has...
 
   
South Africa: Wheelchair Tennis – Montjane Moves Into SA Open Quarter-Finals
 
 AfricaPulse.com     2017-04-11 kl. 18:19     48 words
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[Sascoc] Double Paralympiana and South African No1, Kgothatso 'KG' Montjane survived a first-set scare to negotiate her way through the opening round of the SA Open Wheelchair Tennis tournament at the Ellis Park Tennis Stadium in Johannesburg on Monday.

Double Paralympiana and South African No1, Kgothatso 'KG' Montjane survived a first-set scare to negotiate her way through the opening round of the SA Open Wheelchair Tennis tournament at the Ellis Park Tennis Stadium in Johannesburg on
 
   
Piedmont’s Eckman Pitcher of the Year Honor Highlights USA South Awards
 
 Now Habersham     2017-04-11 kl. 18:09     578 words
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The USA South Athletic Conference has released its 2017 All-Conference listing in softball with five Lady Lions being named to the honor highlighted by Piedmont’s MELISSA ECKMAN taking Pitcher of the Year honors.

Wesleyan RAYVEN LAWRENCE , Piedmont Katie Bilbrey, Salem Quanetria “MJ” Jackson, Wesleyan Katelyn McLamb, William Peace Toccoa Clinic to honor Paralympian McKenzie Coan Raiders Look to Bounce Back at Chestatee Tallulah Falls Basketball Remains
 
   
Wisconsin roundup: Trooper killed in interstate crash; Kind's district among most divided in nation; 8 more state news stories
 
 Hudson Star-Observer     2017-04-11 kl. 17:53     1260 words
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The trooper, whose identity was not immediately released by Sauk County authorities, was pronounced dead at the scene — on the interstate near eastbound mile marker 89. According to the release, the crash, which occurred at about 4:30 a.m.

Joe Sanfelippo said Monday they’re circulating a bill that would repeal state taxes on Olympic and Paralympic winnings.

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Teenage Talents - Ntando Mahlangu
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-11 kl. 17:47     864 words
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The South African hit the headlines at Rio 2016 winning 200m t42 Paralympic silver aged just 14 years. “My disability has never been a problem to me. I was always active.

Teenage Talents - Ntando Mahlangu. The South African hit the headlines at Rio 2016 winning 200m t42 Paralympic silver aged just 14 years. “My disability has never been a problem to me.... For April, it is the turn of South Africa’s young amputee sprinter and Paralympic...
 
   
Two US rookies find place with Para ice hockey team
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-11 kl. 17:47     537 words
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Noah Grove and Jack Wallace are part of the US team that is preparing to compete at the 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships A-Pool, from 11-20 April.

The opportunity to compete for Team USA was a big draw for Wallace. “You can go to the Paralympics for this?” he thought. “I saw it as a way to go somewhere with the sport."
 
   
Wheelchair Tennis - Montjane Moves Into SA Open Quarter-Finals
 
 Metro Tell.co.za     2017-04-11 kl. 17:39     106 words
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[Sascoc] Double Paralympiana and South African No1, Kgothatso 'KG' Montjane survived a first-set scare to negotiate her way through the opening round of the SA Open Wheelchair Tennis tournament at the Ellis Park Tennis Stadium in Johannesburg on Monday....

Double Paralympiana and South African No1, Kgothatso 'KG' Montjane survived a first-set scare to negotiate her way through the opening round of the SA Open Wheelchair Tennis tournament at the Ellis Park Tennis Stadium in Johannesburg on
 
   
Everything you ever needed to know about Canada's love affair with hockey
 
 Hamilton Spectator     2017-04-11 kl. 17:36     2169 words
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When Paul Henderson reminisces about the greatest goal scored in the history of Canada's greatest game he can hardly get a word in edgewise.

hockey gold medal from the 2006 Turin Paralympics.

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Sport, a tool of empowerment
 
 Association Internationale De La Presse Sportive     2017-04-11 kl. 17:28     377 words
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by Ritah Aliguma, USPA Vice-President HONG KONG, April 11, 2017 - Sport has been proved as a major tool that can have positive impact on the lives of people with disabilities or special needs, as it can do the same for people without disabilities.

Former Captain of the Great Britain wheelchair Rugby Team and a participant in three PARALYMPIC games in 2004, 2008, 2012, who is currently the brand ambassador strongly believes Disability is not inability.
 
   
'I was a prisoner of my emotions': Katie Piper reveals she couldn't make
 
 Daily Mail     2017-04-11 kl. 17:17     824 words
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Rebecca Lawrence For Mailonline 13:28 BST, 11 April 2017

'It's a bit like being a prisoner of your emotions... but we see the strength of human spirit in things like the Paralympics.'

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Aggar named among best in rowing as 2017 Thomas Keller medal short list is announced
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-04-11 kl. 17:15     227 words
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6 hours ago The most prestigious medal awarded in rowing, the Thomas Keller Medal, has been narrowed down to six finalists by the World Rowing Federation, FISA.

States with a para-rower reaching the finals for the first time in the shape of ParalympicsGB legend Tom Aggar .... This included Aggar winning gold in the para men’s single sculls at the 2008 Paralympic Games.... Aggar continued through to the London 2012 Paralympic...
 
   
U.S. Natl Sled Team Seeks Back-to-Back World Championships
 
 USA Hockey     2017-04-11 kl. 17:15     348 words
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Under Gosselin, the team came together for two four-day camps to regroup and move ahead, beginning in Charlotte, North Carolina in February. The club held a final camp – its rehearsal before the world championship – in Santa Barbara, California.

Gosselin and Sauer helped Team USA claim Paralympic gold in 2014 Like Sauer before him, Gosselin will be challenged by the rivalry with Canada.
 
   
Critical Time for Sailing and the Paralympic Games
 
 News EasyBranches.com     2017-04-11 kl. 17:02     144 words
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Home Yachts Catamarans Yachting Share the joy                     When the decision was made by the International Paralympic

Critical Time for Sailing and the Paralympic Games.... Home Yachts Catamarans Yachting Share the joy                     When the decision was made by the International Paralympic. ...Committee (IPC) to remove Sailing from the 2020 Paralympic Games , it...
 
   
Promote food safety certification before hosting the Tokyo Games
 
 The Japan News     2017-04-11 kl. 16:59     608 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun Acquiring international certification that recognizes food safety is one effective method for a country to promote agricultural exports.

Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.... The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games has decided to limit the foodstuffs used during the event — including those to be offered to athletes — to those certified under a third-party standard...
 
   
Famous film locations in Buckinghamshire
 
 Berkshire Life & Buckinghamshire Life     2017-04-11 kl. 16:57     1767 words
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Hedsor House is regularly used for small and big screen filming… George Clooney’s even been ‘kidnapped’ there Archant We take a look at the

Dorney Lake, used for the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics, had a role before that in The Social Network (2010), the story of Mark Zuckerberg and the founding of Facebook.
 
   
Paralympian swimmer Tom Hamer takes up Scout volunteer role
 
 Preston Citizen     2017-04-11 kl. 16:51     430 words
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SUCCESS: Paralympian Tom Hamer taking part in an outdoor activity with the scouts A PARALYMPIAN swimmer has swapped the pool for the great outdoors and joined the Scouts.

Paralympian swimmer Tom Hamer takes up Scout volunteer role.... SUCCESS: Paralympian Tom Hamer taking part in an outdoor activity with the scouts A PARALYMPIAN swimmer has swapped the pool for the great outdoors and joined the Scouts.Swimming sensation...

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BGA Launch National Survey
 
 Bef     2017-04-11 kl. 16:28     30 words
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Paralympic equestrian stalwart Anne Dunham OBE announces her retirement Nineteen-time equestrian gold medallist, Wiltshire’s Anne Dunham OBE, has today announced her retirement from the sport 10 . 03 .

Paralympic equestrian stalwart Anne Dunham OBE announces her retirement Nineteen-time equestrian gold medallist, Wiltshire’s Anne Dunham OBE, has today announced her retirement from the sport 10 .
 
   
Councillors decide what to do with embarrassing ton of granite (4 photos)
 
 Soo Today     2017-04-11 kl. 16:27     884 words
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Ward 2 councillor Susan Myers did most of the heavy lifting last night as City Council pondered the future of 40 chunks of granite.

2006    Kevin Scott     world-record-setting speed skater 2006    Morley Torgov    author and humourist 2006    Treble Charger    recording artists 2006    Jessica Tuomela   Paralympic swimmer 2007    Phil Esposito   NHL player,
 
   
Emma McKeon’s hunger games with three individual events at World Champs
 
 Australian Swimming     2017-04-11 kl. 16:16     1010 words
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Olympic bronze medallist Emma McKeon has produced the second fastest time in the world this year to win the 200m freestyle on night three of the

While the men’s Multi-Class went to Paralympic gold medallist from Rio Brenden Hall (Lawnton) who retained his title in 1:03.31 from Timothy Disken (PLC Aquatic) 1:03.36 and Timothy Hodge 1:03.36 (The Hills).... With the National men’s 200m freestyle Multi Class title up for grabs, Rio Paralympian...

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Thousands raised for St Clare Hospice as Paralympian Richard Chiassaro wins Harlow 10km
 
 Essex Live     2017-04-11 kl. 15:52     227 words
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Comments (0) Paralympian Richard Chiassaro was the first of more than 200 finishers in the St Clare Hospice 10k race in Harlow.

Thousands raised for St Clare Hospice as Paralympian Richard Chiassaro wins Harlow 10km.... Comments (0) Paralympian Richard Chiassaro was the first of more than 200 finishers in the St Clare Hospice 10k race in Harlow.The Harlow wheelchair athlete, who...

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Ryan Smith's Dad 'humbled' with BEM for helping 30,000 children
 
 Retford Times     2017-04-11 kl. 15:39     375 words
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More than 30,000 children have now been taught the importance of wearing a helmet while cycling since a Lincolnshire teenager was involved in a life-changing crash.

Also honoured in the New Year's Honours list was Lincolnshire Paralympic javelin thrower and World Record holder Hollie Arnold.

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Jurys Inn to sponsor Wembley Tour Series event
 
 Bike Biz     2017-04-11 kl. 15:03     373 words
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UK mid-market hotel chain Jurys Inn has been announced as the headline sponsor of The Tour Series event, which comes to Wembley Park this May for the first time.

Spectators can see 13 top women's teams 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 Sarah Storey.The men's teams will take
 
   
Touching! How Nigerian amputee went from playing for Stationary Stores to playing for Arsenal FC
 
 Naij.com     2017-04-11 kl. 14:30     489 words
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- Arsenal FC amputee footballer Michael Ck Ishiguzo broke his leg while playing for Stationary Stores - His right leg had to be amputated at the

Why Dele Alli might become a greater player than Cristiano Ronaldo Ishigizo competed in other competitions like the Nigerian disabled athletics in late 1997.
 
   
TV Bafta awards nominations in full
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-04-11 kl. 14:27     742 words
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The Crown will vie for five awards at the TV Baftas, with Claire Foy up for best actress for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II. Here is the full list of nominees ahead of the awards ceremony on May 14.

All Man Planet Earth II Sport View photos Mo Farah at the Rio Olympics (Mike Egerton/PA) More The Open Rio 2016 Olympics Rio 2016 Paralympics Six Nations – England v Wales Supporting actor View photos The Night Manager’s Tom Hollander (Chris J

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HH Prince Faissal honoured with FEI Lifetime Achievement Award
 
 The Gaitpost.com     2017-04-11 kl. 13:43     655 words
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HH Prince Faissal bin Abdullah Al-Saud (KSA) was presented with the FEI Lifetime Achievement Award by FEI President Ingmar De Vos at a special

  President Bach, who visited FEI headquarters in the countdown to the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, said following the ceremony: “Equestrian sport celebrated 104 years in the Olympic Movement at the Olympic Games Rio 2016.
 
   
Paralympian swimmer and gold medallist Ellie Simmonds announced as Vitality Ambassador
 
 Cover Magazine     2017-04-11 kl. 12:34     25 words
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Vitality today announces a partnership with Ellie Simmonds OBE, five times Paralympic gold medallist and British swimmer, who takes on the role of Vitality Ambassador.

Paralympian swimmer and gold medallist Ellie Simmonds announced as Vitality Ambassador.... Vitality today announces a partnership with Ellie Simmonds OBE, five times Paralympic gold medallist and British swimmer, who takes on the role of Vitality...
 
   
Merlin Rockets at Salcombe
 
 Yachts and Yachting Online     2017-04-11 kl. 12:32     1294 words
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Craftinsure Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller Open at Salcombe Yacht Club by David Greening today at 11:19 am 8-9 April 2017 Craftinsure Merlin Rocket

In her thank you speech, Paralympian Megan Pascoe, described the Salcombe as the "home of the Merlin Rocket", whilst there may be other clubs that are more deserving of this accolade, Salcombe Yacht Club is grateful for the affection in which it is
 
   
Jack Ellis, Karina Jones, and Oliver Mellor Star in National Tour of WAIT UNTIL DARK
 
 Broadway World     2017-04-11 kl. 12:27     561 words
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The Original Theatre Company is delighted to present the national tour and a major revival of Frederick Knott's gripping thriller, WAIT UNTIL DARK,

She was part of the 2012 Paralympics Opening Ceremony team.
 
   
Bear Grylls support sees Lancs Scouts figures soar
 
 Pendle Today     2017-04-11 kl. 12:17     28 words
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Rawtenstall-born Double Paralympic Silver Medallist, Tom Hamer, is a Local Scout Ambassador.

Rawtenstall-born Double Paralympic Silver Medallist, Tom Hamer, is a Local Scout Ambassador.Tom Hamer with Explorer Scouts.
 
   
Record Number Of Foreign Tourists Thanks To Brazilian Olympics | tourism-review.com
 
 Hospitality Net     2017-04-11 kl. 12:16     149 words
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tourism-review.com South American visitors accounted for the largest share of foreign tourists who visited Brazil in 2016. This conclusion was presented by the Statistical Yearbook of the Ministry of Tourism. According to the survey, 6.

In 2016, Brazil hosted the Olympic and Paralympic games, which was the main reason for the record data.
 
   
Unify Named An Industry Leader In Aragon Research Globe™ For Unified Communications And Collaboration 2017
 
 KWES NewsWest 9     2017-04-11 kl. 12:03     513 words
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SOURCE Unify "Leader" designation recognizes Unify's comprehensive strategies aligning with industry direction, market demand and effective performance against those strategies.

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

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Unify Named An Industry Leader In Aragon Research Globe™ For Unified Communications And Collaboration 2017
 
 International Business Times     2017-04-11 kl. 12:02     602 words
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/PRNewswire/ -- Unify, the Atos brand for communications software and services, was recently recognized as an industry Leader in the first Aragon Research Globe™ for Unified Communications and Collaboration.

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

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Tyler McGregor: From newcomer to one of world’s best
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-11 kl. 12:02     740 words
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Heading into his third World Para Ice Hockey Championships, the Canadian forward is being talked about among the elite players.

Canada’s World Championship squad this year will feature 10 players who were part of that Sochi 2014 Paralympic team, balanced out by five players making their World Championship debuts....will also be competing in Gangneung from 11-20 April, but it will be the defending Paralympic...
 
   
Networking group for UK LGBT marcoms professionals set to launch
 
 PR Week     2017-04-11 kl. 11:21     276 words
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A networking group for marcoms professionals from the LGBT community will launch next month.

Paralympian and CEO of Diversity Role Models, Claire Harvey, is to deliver a keynote speech at the launch event.John Harrington.
 
   
Anja Wicker - PyeongChang Shout Out
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-11 kl. 11:11     35 words
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Germany's Anja Wicker prepares for the upcoming World Cup in PyeongChang and invites people to come and support the Para nordic skiers as they test out the venue for next year's Winter Paralympics.

Germany's Anja Wicker prepares for the upcoming World Cup in PyeongChang and invites people to come and support the Para nordic skiers as they test out the venue for next year's Winter Paralympics.

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BAFTA TV Awards: Netflix's The Crown leads the way with five nominations
 
 Star Radio North East     2017-04-11 kl. 11:05     421 words
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Critically acclaimed royal drama The Crown has picked up five nominations for the BAFTA TV Awards. It leads the way for May's ceremony, picking up nods including best drama and best supporting actors for Jared Harris, Vanessa Kirby and John Lithgow.

England v Wales, Sky Sports' The Open, the Rio 2016 Olympics on the BBC, and the Paralympics on Channel 4 received nominations.

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BAFTA TV Awards: Netflix's The Crown leads the way with five nominations
 
 VIBE 107.6 FM     2017-04-11 kl. 11:02     464 words
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Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 9:57am Critically acclaimed royal drama The Crown has picked up five nominations for the BAFTA TV Awards.

England v Wales, Sky Sports' The Open, the Rio 2016 Olympics on the BBC, and the Paralympics on Channel 4 received nominations.

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PyeongChang 2018 selects KEB Hana Bank as main banking partner
 
 Yonhap News Agency     2017-04-11 kl. 10:58     244 words
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SEOUL, April 11 (Yonhap) -- Organizers of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games have selected KEB Hana Bank as their main banking partner, a senior Olympic official said Tuesday.

Soohorang (L) and Bandabi, the official mascots of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympics, stand before Gangneung City Hall in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, on March 28, 2017.

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Bear Grylls support sees Lancs Scouts figures soar
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-04-11 kl. 10:46     98 words
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With a wave a new support spearheaded by double Paralympic medallist Tom Hamer and survival expert Bear Grylls, the Scouts in Burnley and Pendle have reported the highest number of adult members on record in their latest annual membership figures.

With a wave a new support spearheaded by double Paralympic medallist Tom Hamer and survival expert Bear Grylls, the Scouts in Burnley and Pendle have reported the highest number of adult members on record in their latest annual membership
 
   
Bafta TV Nominations 2017: 'The Crown' Leads Shortlist With 'Fleabag' And 'Happy Valley' Among Other Big Nominees
 
 Huffington Post UK     2017-04-11 kl. 10:33     951 words
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The awards take place next month, hosted by Sue Perkins. The 2017 TV nominations have been announced, with the likes of ‘The Crown’ and Ant and Dec leading this year’s nominees.

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Video BAFTA TV Awards: The Crown leads nominations
 
 Heart Radio     2017-04-11 kl. 09:57     365 words
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Royal drama The Crown leads the nominations for the British Academy Television Awards, to be voted by the public.

England v Wales, Sky Sports' The Open the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics received nominations.th April.

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Bafta TV awards 2017: full list of nominations
 
 The Guardian     2017-04-11 kl. 09:52     667 words
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The Crown leads the pack, with Happy Valley and Fleabag close behind.

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‘The Crown,’ ‘Fleabag’ Lead BAFTA Television Award Nominations
 
 Variety     2017-04-11 kl. 09:04     1462 words
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Royal drama “The Crown” and comedy “Fleabag” led the pack with multiple nominations Tuesday for BAFTA’s 2017 awards for achievement in television.

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Soccer: Shimizu invited to tryout for U18 Women’s National Team
 
 West Hawaii Today     2017-04-11 kl. 09:03     640 words
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Luckily for the local soccer community, Akari Shimizu didn’t start surfing until later in her life.

facility. It is one of the training centers for the USA Olympic and Paralympic teams and in the last six Olympics over 60 medals have been won by soccer players who have worked out there. “Akari was invited to try out for the USSF Women’s National...
 
   
Preview: Tunis Grand Prix
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-11 kl. 09:01     915 words
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Nearly 190 athletes from 13 countries will line-up for the season’s second major Para athletics meet.

competition. The event is the second on the 2017 Grand Prix calendar and features over 30 medallists from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games .... The host nation boasts a field including all five of their reigning Paralympic champions -