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Olsson tog hem titeln i Sydafrika
 
 SVT Nyheter     2017-04-14 kl. 17:19     270 words
 
Publicerad: för 2 timmar sedan Uppdaterad: för 29 minuter sedan Världssjuan Stefan Olsson vann idag karriärens första Super Series titel genom en övertygande finalseger i SA Open i Johannesburg.

Reporter. Stefan Olsson ställdes i finalen mot britten Gordon Reid, Paralympisk guldmedaljör i Rio förra sommaren.
 
   
Kanada krossade Sverige - vann med 17-0 (!) i VM-matchen
 
 Avesta Tidning     2017-04-14 kl. 11:23     287 words
 
52-2 i skott och 17-0 i matchen. Sverige blev minst sagt överkört av världsmästarna Kanada i fredagens match i paraishockey-VM.

Sverige blev minst sagt överkört av världsmästarna Kanada i fredagens match i kälkhockey-VM.Förlusten var Sveriges tredje på lika många dagar och Hedemoraspelarna Andreas Neuman och Christian Hedbergs chanser att ta sig till Paralympics med

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0-17 - Svensk rekordförlust i VM
 
 SVT Nyheter     2017-04-14 kl. 10:21     281 words
 
Publicerad: för 2 timmar sedan Uppdaterad: för 2 timmar sedan Efter två tunga förluster på två dagar mötte Sverige guldfavoriten Kanada i kälkhockey-VM. Det slutade i rekordförlust. Kanada vann med förkrossande 17-0.

Sveriges stora mål med VM i sydkoreanska Gangneung är att kvala in till Paralympics nästa år.... Publicerad: 14 apr 2017 - 10.16 Uppdaterad: 14 apr 2017 - 10.20. Foto: Paralympic Games. Ola Bränholm.

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Mästerlig vecka av Stefan Olsson - vann tung titel i Sydafrika
 
 Svenska Tennisförbundet     2017-04-14 kl. 10:09     147 words
 
Världsettan, världstrean och världsfemman - alla fick se sig besegrad av en suverän Stefan Olsson som vann ACSA SA Open.

I finalen mot Paralympicsguldmedaljören Reid vann Olsson med 6-4, 6-2.
 
   
Intl news  
“Give Romelu Lukaku whatever he wants”, says Tony Cottee
 
 Reports Afrique     2017-04-15 kl. 08:45     611 words
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Sky Sports expert Tony Cottee thinks Everton should pay whatever it takes to keep Romelu Lukaku. Cottee thinks that a Champions League finish is achievable if the in-form goalscorer is kept at Goodison Park.

ALSO READ   Martins Donates 5,000 Wheelchairs and Crutches to Special Athletes, Paralympians “I think he’ll say ‘right, on your way, appreciate what you’ve done for the club’, get the money and use it well. “Ronald is a very good coach
 
   
Diam 24, J/80, var. classes Spi Ouest Quiberon FRA Day 1
 
 Sailing News.ch     2017-04-15 kl. 08:23     69 words
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The Spi Ouest regatta began yesterday off the Bretagne Atlantic Coast in sun and a moderate breeze with 16 classes on the entry lists.

organised in July. First after four races is the multiple Paralympic medallist Damien Séguen FRA 4 points ahead of Mathieu Salomon FRA.
 
   
Top Lancashire chef to appear on the Great British Menu
 
 Lancaster & Morecambe Citizen     2017-04-15 kl. 08:07     434 words
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A CHEF is set to test his talent against the nation’s best when he appears on a top TV cooking competition.

During the final Mr Peyton, Mr Fort and Mr Oliver will be joined by sports presenter Sue Barker, former British tennis number one Tim Henman, Paralympic gold medalist Gordon Reid, former British women top seed Annabel Croft.
 
   
New pictograms to help tourists ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics
 
 Asahi.com     2017-04-15 kl. 07:34     123 words
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New pictograms to guide visitors to “onsen” hot springs, convenience stores, vending machines and battery charging points will be introduced July 20 as part of efforts to make traveling easier ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

New pictograms to guide visitors to “onsen” hot springs, convenience stores, vending machines and battery charging points will be introduced July 20 as part of efforts to make traveling easier ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.The
 
   
Yegor Dementyev aims to defend world title
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-15 kl. 07:20     278 words
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Ukraine’s four-time cycling Paralympic champion shares his goals ahead of the UCI Para Cycling Road World Championships.

Ukraine’s four-time cycling Paralympic champion shares his goals ahead of the UCI Para Cycling Road World Championships.After winning two golds at Rio 2016 , Ukraine’s Yegor Dementyev is aiming to top the podium once again at the UCI Para
 
   
China’s Lijun Zhang happy for US success in Rio
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-15 kl. 07:20     420 words
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Although disappointed for losing out on gold, the two-time sitting volleyball gold medallist believes it is good for the sport to have a new Paralympic champion.

Although disappointed for losing out on gold, the two-time sitting volleyball gold medallist believes it is good for the sport to have a new Paralympic champion.China’s double Paralympic champion Lijun Zhang believes the USA’s gold medal win at
 
   
My toughest opponent by the USA's David Blair
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-15 kl. 07:20     827 words
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In the second edition of a new series, top Para athletes talk about their toughest opponent. “A lot of people didn’t know this but Jeremy threw further than me last year - at a non-ratified event.

This time last year, with the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on the horizon, US discus thrower Jeremy Campbell was the man to beat; he had three Paralympic titles, two world titles, and the F44 world record.... I was like ‘Oh man, there’s the guy – he’s the man in the event.’ He had no idea who I was – no one knew.” Blair threw 57.69m that day – Campbell, the reigning world and Paralympic...
 
   
VCU, Sportable RVA host Paralympics Experience Day
 
 WRIC TV     2017-04-15 kl. 07:20     120 words
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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) –Over at the Siegel Center Friday night, VCU and Sportable RVA teamed up for a Paralympics experience day.

VCU, Sportable RVA host Paralympics Experience Day.... RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) –Over at the Siegel Center Friday night, VCU and Sportable RVA teamed up for a Paralympics experience day.Over a hundred participants from the Richmond area attended the event...
 
   
Russia and New Zealand win gold at track cycling worlds
 
 Equilibrio Informativo     2017-04-15 kl. 07:20     473 words
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"It works really well", he said ahead of racing as part of the sprint squad for GB in Hong Kong . "British Cycling have already done a 39-point plan of areas they want to improve on which I think it very proactive".

Britain won six out of 10 track titles at the Rio Olympics, were the dominant Paralympic nation on the bike and a new generation showed potential at last November's Track World Cup in Glasgow.
 
   
Katie Ledecky And Simone Manuel Earn Second Wins At Arena Pro Swim Series At Mesa
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-15 kl. 07:09     587 words
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, 10:52 p.m. (ET) Simone Manuel competes in the women's 200-meter freestyle at the Arena Pro Swim Series at Skyline Aquatic Center on April 14, 2017 in Mesa, Ariz.

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McGregor with a goal and assist, Canada remains undefeated at world championship
 
 Squamish Chief     2017-04-15 kl. 06:37     118 words
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GANGNEUNG, Korea, Republic Of — Tyler McGregor had a goal and an assist as Canada downed host South Korea 2-0 on Saturday at the 2017 IPC World Para Hockey Championship. McGregor has six goals and 11 points in four games at the tournament.

This is the first world championship to take place since the International Paralympic Committee rebranded the sport from sledge hockey to para hockey in November. @.

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Sophie brings a touch of Magic to Good Friday
 
 British Dressage     2017-04-15 kl. 05:36     979 words
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00:51 Rio Para gold medallist Sophie Wells took the Magic Prix St Georges Freestyle tonight, on the first of two gala nights at the NAF Five Star Winter Championships at Hartpury.

Paralympic gold medallist Sophie Wells on her talented up and coming star.

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Gov't, railway companies to loosen rules about mobility scooters on trains (2017/4/15)
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-04-15 kl. 04:58     427 words
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In this Dec. 5, 2016 file photo, Masaru Yamana is seen riding his mobility scooter through the ticket gates at JR Shin-Osaka Station in Osaka.

In this Dec. 5, 2016 file photo, Masaru Yamana is seen riding his mobility scooter through the ticket gates at JR Shin-Osaka Station in Osaka.(Mainichi) In preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Ministry of Land,...

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Today in Penn State sports: April 14, 2017
 
 Centre Daily Times     2017-04-15 kl. 04:12     844 words
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A roundup of all the Penn State games and happenings you missed from April 14, 2017: PSU, WVU to meet at PNC Park in May The Penn State and West

Rohn competes in paralympic events in the 44 class, for amputees below the knee.
 
   
Manga fans captivated by the girl in the noh...
 
 The Japan News     2017-04-15 kl. 03:52     838 words
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By Yayoi Kawatoko / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer A high school student wearing a noh mask all the time? The very image would probably make you do a double take.

Oda once leaned toward fantasy as an amateur mangaka, but Tokyo’s selection as the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games host city led her to realize that the next big trend will be “wa” — things traditionally Japanese.
 
   
Young hurler who survived balcony fall `handed life back'
 
 The Irish News     2017-04-15 kl. 03:46     514 words
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A YOUNG hurler who cheated death after a horror fall is back playing - despite having only 52 per cent of his skull. Oisin Merritt (21) fell from a balcony while on holiday in Majorca almost three years ago.

He had been on the books of Finn Harps at the time of his accident and now hopes to go to the World Cup in Argentina with the Irish Paralympic team.
 
   
State of Sport award winners announced
 
 Park Record     2017-04-15 kl. 03:15     1726 words
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Forty-nine of Utah's most accomplished athletes and coaches for the 2016 calendar year were honored Thursday evening at the 2017 Governor's State of Sport Awards, hosted by the Utah Sports Commission and presented by Zions Bank.

the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.... Paralympics Track & Field High School All-Americans leading him to be selected for the U.S.... Paralympic Track & Field Team for Rio.
 
   
Message misunderstood; Medicine Hat mom responds to online critics
 
 Global News Canada     2017-04-15 kl. 02:49     569 words
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Global News Hour at 6 Calgary Why new moms should be checked for depression long before baby’s born 02:19 Global News Hour at 6 Calgary

Apr 12 01:58 Global News Hour at 6 Calgary Calgary swimmer Morgan Bird determined to be a voice for Paralympic movement 02:11 Global News Hour at 6 Calgary Calgary superhero aims to spread random acts of ‘batness’ 01:26 Global News Hour at 6

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Women's 200m Paralympic, Heat 1
 
 Flow Track     2017-04-15 kl. 02:46     70 words
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FloSports, Inc. FloSports, an innovative sports media and events company, based in Austin, Texas, is the authentic source for content and a new world of coverage that true fans have been waiting for.

Women's 200m Paralympic, Heat 1.
 
   
Russian Paralympic Committee Ban Upheld
 
 Law360     2017-04-15 kl. 01:27     95 words
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, 6:38 PM EDT) -- The International Paralympic Committee said Thursday that its suspension of Russia’s paralympic committee over allegations of a widespread state-sponsored doping scheme has been upheld by the Swiss Federal Tribunal.

Russian Paralympic Committee Ban Upheld. , 6:38 PM EDT) --... The International Paralympic Committee said Thursday that its suspension of Russia’s paralympic committee over allegations of a widespread state-sponsored doping scheme has been upheld by the...
 
   
Five things to look out for in La Liga
 
 Mediamax Network     2017-04-15 kl. 01:18     534 words
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Ahead of another Champions League salvage mission, there is no room for error for Barcelona as they try to chase down Real Madrid at the top of La Liga. Here, AFP Sports looks at five things to look out for in La Liga this weekend.

Also read:   IPC change forces Kenyan paralympian from the track Asensio’s time to shine In stark contrast to Barca’s troubles, Real Madrid have been propped up throughout the campaign by the depth of their resources.
 
   
Seven-Time Olympic Medalist Swimmer Dana Vollmer Races In Meet While Pregnant
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-15 kl. 01:04     434 words
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, 4:25 p.m. (ET) Dana Vollmer competes in the women's 4x100-meter medley final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on Aug. 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. MESA, Ariz.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
British Canoeing rocked by probe over 'sex for selection' scandal after
 
 Daily Mail     2017-04-15 kl. 00:45     1403 words
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Martha Kelner for the Daily Mail 22:57 BST, 14 April 2017

ParalympicsGB then claimed three golds and two bronze medals but these latest revelations will cast a shadow over those successes.... The crisis facing British Canoeing follows an investigation into British Swimming over complaints of bullying by Paralympians...

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Russia Boycotts Kyiv-hosted Eurovision Event Over Contestant Kerfuffle
 
 Metro Tell.co.za     2017-04-15 kl. 00:31     691 words
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Russia's leading state broadcaster has announced plans to boycott the Eurovision 2017 song contest after the host country, Ukraine, barred Russia's contestant, wheelchair-bound singer Yulia Samoylova, from entering the country.

Samoylova, a 2013 runner-up in the Russian version of The X Factor, who also performed at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Paralympics, says that if she were permitted to perform, political tensions would be far from her mind.

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Police draft rules for driverless-car tests on public roads
 
 Japan Today     2017-04-14 kl. 23:58     458 words
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National Apr. 15, 2017 - 06:30AM JST ( ) TOKYO — The National Police Agency has unveiled draft rules for testing driverless vehicles on public roads while the vehicles are being monitored remotely.

Japan is seeking to promote the development of self-driving car technology in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics amid an international race to develop autonomous vehicles. “The development of automated driving could help the

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Olympic Gold Medalist Ginny Thrasher Headlines Talented Junior Olympic Cast in Women’s Rifle
 
 USA Shooting.org     2017-04-14 kl. 23:56     940 words
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) Olympic gold medalist Ginny Thrasher returns to the national shooting stage for the first time since the triumphant day in Rio de Janeiro as she gets set to compete in her final National Junior Olympic Shooting Championships (NJOSC) beginning Saturday.

The breakdown of competitors includes 200 total athletes with 192 Air Rifle and 67 Smallbore starts.  For the first time ever, NJOSC is also featuring Paralympic competitors with the addition of two athletes including National Training Center (NTC)
 
   
Sofapaka cautious ahead of Zoo match
 
 Mediamax Network     2017-04-14 kl. 23:49     412 words
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Photo: Sofapaka FC deputy coach John Baraza.

Also read:   Kenya opens Paralympics campaign with gold and bronze In the meantime, Sofapaka head coach Sam Ssimbwa believes that giving away easy goals, non conducive playing surface and failing to convert clear cut chances cost them three points...
 
   
Many athletes with disabilities feel BAA’s nod to handcyclists is unwarranted
 
 Boston Globe     2017-04-14 kl. 23:39     299 words
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The Boston The issue here is not about wounded veterans, victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, or unequal treatment of individuals with disabilities.

The writers are members of the University of Illinois Track and Field Team and of Team USA for the Paralympics.
 
   
Why 40-year-old Ann Wafula embodies the metaphor “every dark cloud has a silver lining”
 
 Mediamax Network     2017-04-14 kl. 23:00     1497 words
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Photo: Anne Wafula Life for ANN WAFULA STRIKE became tumultuous when she contracted polio and became PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED, with their home in Western Kenya nearly being burned down by ignorant villagers.

she lives an enviable life today, bagging Paralympic medals and other awards in the many roles she handles.... This is a scene from a video taken when Ann, a paralympian in her 40s, first took part in a wheelchair race in 2002 in the United Kingdom.
 
   
Davis High graduate sets sights on U.S. Paralympic ski team
 
 Yakima Herald Republic     2017-04-14 kl. 22:10     1831 words
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As a small child, Josh Elliott was determined to learn how to ride a bicycle — by himself. He took off the training wheels and after repeatedly falling and getting back up, Elliott taught himself how to balance on two wheels, his mother recalls.

Paralympic ski team.... Paralympic ski team six years after a bomb in Afghanistan blew off both legs and three fingers. “As long as I don’t get injured, I should make it,” said Elliott, who recently won the slalom championship at the International Paralympics...
 
   
Onetime Olympic Gymnastics Alternate Elizabeth Price Is Back In St. Louis, This Time For NCAA Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-14 kl. 22:01     934 words
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, 2:25 p.m. (ET) Elizabeth Price competes on the balance beam at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Team Trials at HP Pavilion on June 29, 2012 in San Jose, Calif. Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis holds plenty of memories for Stanford gymnast Elizabeth Price.

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Russia says no, drops out of Eurovision
 
 Connecticut State News.Net     2017-04-14 kl. 21:42     101 words
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Ukraine-Russia tensions Last month, Ukraine banned Russian participant Julia Samoylova from traveling to Kiev, where the Eurovision 2017 semi-finals and final will be held on May 9, 11 and 13.

She performed at the opening ceremony to the 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympics.

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Kuwait continues winning medals at Tunisia's World Para Athletics Grand Prix
 
 Kuwait News Agency     2017-04-14 kl. 21:42     284 words
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By Khaled Jabbar TUNIS, April 14 (KUNA) -- For the second day in a row, the Kuwaiti disabled athletics team on Friday continued bagging medals at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Tunis City.

For the second day in a row, the Kuwaiti disabled athletics team on Friday continued bagging medals at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Tunis City.Kuwaiti athlete Youssef Al-Harbi won the gold medal in the long jump, Nawaf Al-Shemmeri got the
 
   
Padma award highlight of my career, says Gowda
 
 Asian Age     2017-04-14 kl. 21:38     398 words
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Gowda has had to prove to himself that he still has what it takes to represent India looking ahead to Rio 2020.

Rio 2016 bronze winning wrestler Sakshi Malik, gymnast Dipa Karmakar and gold medallist Paralympian Mariyappan Thangavelu were also bestowed with the national’s fourth highest civilian award for distinguished service to the sporting community.
 
   
Top stories of the week; I.O.C. member and former Olympian Angela Ruggiero
 
 Comcast SportsNet     2017-04-14 kl. 20:47     2835 words
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with Jamie Swimmer and Tanner Simkins - Follow Tanner on Twitter   1.

According to Paris 2024, the committee was “awarded International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 21021 certification, becoming the first ever Olympic and Paralympic Games candidate city to do so.” The certification is regarded as highly
 
   
USA Hockey Invites 42 Players To U.S. Women's National Team Selection Camp
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-14 kl. 20:30     511 words
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, 1:28 p.m. (ET) Members of Team USA watch the flag rise after a 3-2 overtime win against Canada in the gold-medal game at the 2017 IIHF Women's World Championships at USA Hockey Arena on April 7, 2017 in Plymouth, Mich.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Cuban Durand awarded the Juan Antonio Samaranch…
 
 Sierra Maestra     2017-04-14 kl. 20:12     207 words
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Cuban sprinter Omara Durand, three-time Paralympic champion in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, said she was very proud to receive the Juan Antonio Samaranch award from the International Olympic Committee.

Cuban sprinter Omara Durand, three-time Paralympic champion in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, said she was very proud to receive the Juan Antonio Samaranch award from the International Olympic Committee.I am very happy for this recognition that is so
 
   
Exclusive: Nuzman Says Pan Am Games Not at Proper Level...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-04-14 kl. 20:10     85 words
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(ATR) COB President Carlos Nuzman says restoring the luster of the Pan-Am Games is vital for next PASO president. To continue reading this article you must be a subscriber to Around The Rings. Please Login or Subscribe Now!

Please Login or Subscribe Now!RELATED ARTICLES Craven 'Optimistic' on Russia's Return to Paralympics (04/14/17) IAAF:

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Enjoy Gangwon-do delicacies in run up to PyeongChang Games
 
 Office of the President, Republic of Korea     2017-04-14 kl. 19:58     595 words
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The special exhibition `A Joy of Spring: Scenery, Blossoms and Delicacies,` holds an early launch ceremony at the National Folk Museum of Korea on April 12.

Paralympic Winter Games.... By Kim Eun-young, Hur SomEe and Kim Young Shin Photos = Jeon Han April 12, 2017 | Seoul April 15 is just 300 days from the opening ceremony for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
 
   
Korea promotes Winter Olympics in Tokyo
 
 Office of the President, Republic of Korea     2017-04-14 kl. 19:58     407 words
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Governor Choi Moon-Soon of Gangwon-do Province (center) poses with other dignitaries and the Games` two mascots, Soohorang the white tiger and Bandabi

By Kim Young-ah and Kim Young Shin Photos = Gangwon-do Provincial Government Korea has opened a promotional center for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in the neighboring country of Japan.... There`s also an official photo zone with Soohorang the white tiger and Bandabi the Asiatic black bear, the two mascots for next year’s Winter Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Gangwon-do delicacy: potato ongsimi from Gangneung
 
 Office of the President, Republic of Korea     2017-04-14 kl. 19:58     483 words
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Gangwon-do Province is known for its potatoes. The starchy staple is prepared in a myriad of ways around the world, but in Gangneung the best way to get the full flavor of the potato is by grabbing a bowl of potato dough soup, or gamja ongsimi.

"We`ve had a lot more international customers at our place, with the anticipation surrounding the upcoming PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
 
   
Inspiration and resilience abound at Abu Dhabi World Para Jiu-Jitsu Championship
 
 Abu Dhabi National     2017-04-14 kl. 19:54     805 words
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Abu Dhabi World Jiu-Jitsu Festival: Juniors fine-tune preparations for World Youth Championships Related Topics: ABU DHABI // Every disabled

A total of 54 disabled athletes from 13 countries lined up.... "Wow, what a feeling for a disabled athlete like me.

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Easter long weekend guide: what’s open & closed, events
 
 CityNews.ca     2017-04-14 kl. 19:03     1342 words
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We have waited a long time for this long weekend – the last one was in February. This long weekend is a special one for many in our community, marking Holy Week and Passover.

This year’s parade marshals are four-time Olympic swimming medalist and Beach resident Penny Oleksiak, 2016 Rio Paralympic rowing medalist Victoria Nolan, and Special Olympics Ontario backstroke gold medalist Claudia Brown.
 
   
Steele Johnson Hits New Heights With Partner Brandon Loschiavo As David Boudia Takes Time Off
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-14 kl. 18:59     1527 words
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, 12:14 p.m. (ET) Steele Johnson competes in the men's 10-meter platform semifinal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre on Aug. 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

Boilermakers coach Adam Soldati was way ahead of him. “He said, ‘That’s a no-brainer,’” Johnson said. “So he put us together.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Bills Enacting Uniform Unsworn Declarations Act, Exemption from Mandatory Advisement Requirements, and More Signed
 
 CBA CLE Legal Connection     2017-04-14 kl. 18:27     768 words
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, Governor Hickenlooper signed ten bills into law. To date, he has signed 147 bills into law this 2017 legislative session.

governing body of an Olympic, Paralympic, Pan American, or Parapan American sport.
 
   
Curt Minard gets dream to play for national team
 
 Weyburn Review     2017-04-14 kl. 18:21     685 words
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The dream to one day play hockey for Team Canada has come true for Curt Minard, even after suffering the amputation of his left hand and wrist.

The Canadian Amputee Hockey Committee (CAHC) is a committee of the non-profit Canadian Amputee Sports Association (CASA), and a member of the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC).
 
   
How to Live to 150 on $8,000 Young Blood
 
 RateMDs     2017-04-14 kl. 18:15     312 words
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Want a longer life? Exercise, eating right and a solid social support network can do wonders- but some people are turning to blood for that extra boost. If you’re into anything that can make you feel younger, this might appeal to you.

Jesse Karmazin, a physician in California and a former Paralympic rower is the brains behind the vampire-ish services. (photo credit: www.pixabay.com) As a student, Karmazin studied medicine at Stanford and interned at the National Institute on
 
   
Japan Sports Council and Volleyball Association Donates 1,000 Balls to South Sudan Volleyball Federation...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-04-14 kl. 17:47     689 words
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The Japan Sport Council (JSC) and the Japan Volleyball Association (JVA), a member of the Sport for Tomorrow Consortium have donated 1,000 volleyballs and other volleyball equipment to the South Sudan Volleyball Federation.

3. Sport for Tomorrow Programme The Sport for Tomorrow programme is one of the commitments of the Government of Japan to leverage the power of sport and further promote the Olympic and Paralympic movements to create a brighter future for people

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Craven 'Optimistic' on Russia's Return to Paralympics
 
 Around The Rings     2017-04-14 kl. 17:47     19 words
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(ATR) IPC chief Philip Craven says he believes Russia will be reinstated in Paralympic Movement "sooner rather than later".

Craven 'Optimistic' on Russia's Return to Paralympics.... (ATR) IPC chief Philip Craven says he believes Russia will be reinstated in Paralympic Movement "sooner rather than later".
 
   
Canada routs Sweden 17-0 in para hockey
 
 Brampton Guardian     2017-04-14 kl. 17:04     244 words
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GANGNEUNG, Korea, Republic Of — Adam Dixon had two goals and seven assists and reached a career milestone as Canada continued to roll at the 2017 IPC World Para Hockey Championship with a 17-0 rout of Sweden on Friday.

This is the first world championship to take place since the International Paralympic Committee rebranded the sport from sledge hockey to para hockey in November.

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Diet begins debate on antiterror bill
 
 The Japan News     2017-04-14 kl. 16:52     152 words
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Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The Diet began deliberations on Friday on a bill to criminalize preparations to commit terrorist attacks and other offenses. The Democratic Party and other parties are resolved to block the bill.

authorities. They also question the government’s claim that the legislation is necessary and effective as an antiterrorism measure going into the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Dixon has 9 points, Canada routs Sweden 17-0 at World Para Hockey Championship
 
 Brandon Sun     2017-04-14 kl. 16:52     240 words
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GANGNEUNG, Korea, Republic Of - Adam Dixon had two goals and seven assists and reached a career milestone as Canada continued to roll at the 2017 IPC World Para Hockey Championship with a 17-0 rout of Sweden on Friday.

This is the first world championship to take place since the International Paralympic Committee rebranded the sport from sledge hockey to para hockey in November.

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Gangneung 2017: South Korea stun Norway, stay undefeated
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-14 kl. 16:21     1052 words
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“I’m so excited, I cannot even explain how I feel right now.

The 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships are taking place from 11-20 April in Gangneung, South Korea, which is the ice sports venue city for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games .... The tournament also serves as the Paralympic Test Event,...

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On ya bike to explore the history of cycling in Australia
 
 Brisbane Times     2017-04-14 kl. 16:02     437 words
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Michael Milton remembers the first time he got back on his bike after losing his leg at the age of nine.

Paralympian Sue Powell has donated her skinsuit from the London Games and a carbon-fibre leg brace.
 
   
Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Developments in China
 
 WeSRCH     2017-04-14 kl. 15:48     943 words
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9th IPHE H2igher Educational Rounds | Gwangju, Korea | 01.11.2016 Overview of Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Developments in China Prof.

Fuel cell buses pick up marathon runners in Beijing Olympics and Paralympics.

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Paralympic Experience Day at VCU to take place Friday night
 
 NBC12 Online     2017-04-14 kl. 15:36     180 words
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Friday marks Paralympic Experience Day at VCU, which will be put on by Sportable and the Center for Sports Leadership.

Paralympic Experience Day at VCU to take place Friday night.... Friday marks Paralympic Experience Day at VCU, which will be put on by Sportable and the Center for Sports Leadership.The evening will feature a chance for attendees to try their hand at...

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Involvement in sport discussed at University talks
 
 Worcester Observer     2017-04-14 kl. 14:54     291 words
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STAFF from the world’s leading university for Olympic and Paralympic medallists have visited the University of Worcester to promote involvement in inclusive sport.

STAFF from the world’s leading university for Olympic and Paralympic medallists have visited the University of Worcester to promote involvement in inclusive sport.Professor Gao Feng, vice president of China’s Beijing Sport University, Shen Jian,
 
   
Construction of Tokyo 2020 equestrian venue due to start this year
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-14 kl. 14:41     628 words
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Construction of the equestrian venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games is due to begin later this year, it has been confirmed.

Construction of the equestrian venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games is due to begin later this year, it has been confirmed.The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Bureau received an update on development from Catrin Norinder,

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Your Friday Feel Good: Blind Paralympian Tucker Dupree
 
 WGN Radio 720     2017-04-14 kl. 14:41     135 words
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Paralympian stud Tucker Dupree on the Steve Cochran × Your Friday Feel Good: Blind Paralympian Tucker Dupree Paralympian stud Tucker Dupree

Blind Paralympian Tucker Dupree.... Paralympian stud Tucker Dupree on the Steve Cochran × Your Friday Feel Good:... Blind Paralympian Tucker Dupree Paralympian stud Tucker Dupree. ...on the Steve Cochran Tucker Dupree joined The Steve Cochran Show to...
 
   
Youngsters enjoy fun gym in Alloa
 
 Alloa & Hillfoots Advertiser     2017-04-14 kl. 13:50     225 words
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WEE COUNTY youngsters had the chance to get active with fun gym sessions last week.

This week, those taking part are enjoying the Olympic and Paralympic Games themed Flames Festival in Alloa as part of the programme.
 
   
Men’s discus F33 world record smashed at Tunis Grand Prix
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-14 kl. 13:38     607 words
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Saudi Arabia’s Hani Alnakhli added 59cm to his own two-year-old world record on the first day of action.

Local hero Raoua Tlili , the three-time Paralympic shot put champion, eased to the win and the top of this year’s world rankings with a throw of 9.70m in the women’s shot put F41 .... Her compatriot and Paralympic silver medallist Samar Ben Koelleb...

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More than half of South Koreans predict successful Pyeongchang 2018, survey reveals
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-14 kl. 13:34     512 words
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More than half of South Koreans believe the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games will be successful, according to a nationwide survey. Of the 1,000 people surveyed by the South Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, 55.

of the mascots for the Olympics and Paralympics, white tiger Soohorang and Asiatic black bear Bandabi respectively.... Only 24.9 per cent said they had an interest in multi-sport events for athletes with impairments, but 68.2 per cent claimed to be aware of the Winter Paralympics...

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African rating a big motivation: Spiderman
 
 Namibia Press Agency     2017-04-14 kl. 12:38     87 words
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Contributed by NAMPA. WINDHOEK, 14 APR – Namibia’s Paralympic swimmer, Matheus Angula also known as 'Spiderman' has described his number one

WINDHOEK, 14 APR – Namibia’s Paralympic swimmer, Matheus Angula also known as 'Spiderman' has described his number one. ...ranking in Africa as a really good motivation for him to work harder “I am currently ranked number one in Africa in our
 
   
A look at Edward Enninful’s ‘Herculean task’ of shifting Vogue from celebrity to authenticity
 
 The Industry London     2017-04-14 kl. 11:30     132 words
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By Jessica Goodfellow at The Drum If British  Vogue ’s announcement of its new editor is anything to go by, Edward Enninful has a long road ahead in pivoting the global fashion bible away from a world where celebrity trumps authenticity.

painting white model Lara Stone black, dressing Karlie Kloss as a geisha in its diversity issue, to photoshopping able-bodied models to appear as though they have disabilities for a Paralympics special, Vogue ’s nearly 125-year history is
 
   
Qatar 2022 trim budget by nearly 50 per cent, official claims
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-14 kl. 11:21     405 words
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Qatar 2022 have slashed their World Cup budget "between 40 and 50 per cent" and may only use eight venues for the tournament, a leading official within the Organising Committee has claimed.

Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Swapnil Patil wins 4 gold medals in national Para Swimming championship
 
 United News of India     2017-04-14 kl. 11:14     90 words
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Kolhapur, Apr 14 (UNI) International Para Swimmer Swapnil Sanjay Patil won five medals including four gold and one bronze in five events in 16th

In an official statement here today, Akash Korgaonkar, President of Kolhapur district Paralympic...

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B.C. election 2017: Parksville-Qualicum riding
 
 Global News Canada     2017-04-14 kl. 11:03     329 words
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In 2013: B.C. Liberal Michelle Stillwell won election handily, (50 per cent to 37 per cent) In 2009: BC Liberal incumbent Ron Cantelon defeated NDP candidate Leanne Salter by over 3,500 votes, 51 per cent to 38 per cent.

A Paralympian, Stillwell is the only Canadian female athlete to be a Paralympic champion in two separate summer sports, and at the 2016 Games (her fourth) won two more gold medals.
 
   
Congratulations to golf, a shining example of everything that is right with sport
 
 Sydney Morning Herald     2017-04-14 kl. 09:58     2233 words
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Excuse me, while I exult once more. I mean, just how extraordinary is the culture of golf? While every other sport struggles to keep its soul once it hits the Big Time, golf just keeps getting better and better.

The Paralympian gold medallist attracted a swing of about 10 per cent on first preferences in the Gosford by-election, and is now a Member of Parliament of NSW Marina Carrier .

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Five For Friday: Track Cycling
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-14 kl. 09:50     278 words
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Five For Friday: Gymnastics Five For Friday: Ice Hockey Five For Friday: Sled Hockey Five For Friday: Swimming Four-time Olympic medalist Sarah Hammer and six other U.S.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Denmark not deterred by most recent losses
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-14 kl. 09:32     632 words
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Despite not qualifying for Rio 2016, the Danish wheelchair rugby team has renewed hope ahead of the European Championships.

Arch rivals Sweden beat them by one goal in the semi-finals of the 2015 Europeans, whilst France and the USA claimed the final two tickets to the Paralympics ahead of Denmark in a qualifying tournament in Paris in May 2016.
 
   
Donations for flood recovery to be received at Colombian Para athletics Open
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-14 kl. 09:32     112 words
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Humanitarian aid for those affected by the floods in the Colombian city of Mocoa will be received at the Para athletics National Open in Cali.

More information (in Spanish) can be found on the Colombian Paralympic Committee´s website .
 
   
British Paralympian shortlisted for top rowing award
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-14 kl. 09:32     290 words
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Tom Aggar is one of six rowers to be shortlisted for the Thomas Keller Medal. The most prestigious medal awarded in rowing , the Thomas Keller Medal, has been narrowed down to six finalists by the World Rowing Federation, FISA.

British Paralympian shortlisted for top rowing award.... This included Aggar winning gold in the Para men’s single sculls at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games .... Aggar continued through to the London 2012 Paralympic Games , but missed out on a medal.
 
   
Maria Paula Barrera named Americas ‘Athlete of the Month’
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-14 kl. 09:32     220 words
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Popular vote chose the Colombian swimmer as the best athlete in the Americas in March 2017.

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 .
 
   
Croatia getting ready to host ParaVolley Europeans
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-14 kl. 09:32     273 words
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The Croatian city of Porec will stage this year’s edition of the ParaVolley European Championships from 4-12 November.

The Croatian city of Porec will stage this year’s edition of the ParaVolley European Championships from 4-12 November.Representatives from both the Croatian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and ParaVolley Europe (PVE) held a meeting to discuss the
 
   
METI Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry of : Multilingualization of Product Information for Foreign Visitors Will Be Accelerated
 
 4 Traders     2017-04-14 kl. 09:24     580 words
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The Council for the Collaboration between the Manufacturing, Distribution and Sales has developed a data pool to accumulate translated product

The Council aims to register information on products of 500 or more companies by the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.... The Council aims to register information on products of 500 or more companies by the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic...

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Russian contestant hopeful to take part in Eurovision Song Contest in future
 
 Solonews.net     2017-04-14 kl. 09:22     332 words
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Earlier on Thursday, Russia's Channel One made a decision to cancel the broadcast of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in light of the entry ban issued by the Ukrainian authorities against the Russian contestant.

She performed at the opening ceremony to the 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympics.
 
   
Beijing film fest to promote documentary
 
 Beijing International     2017-04-14 kl. 09:20     849 words
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Documentaries will form one of most important activities in the 7th Beijing International Film Festival, with a wide variety of offerings, the organizers have revealed.

The Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Beijing Municipal Bureau of Sports and Beijing TV Documentary Channel will jointly host the first Winter Olympic Games Picture Forum.
 
   
What’s in my kitbag? Italy’s Martina Caironi
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-14 kl. 09:01     110 words
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The 100m T42 Paralympic and world champion reveals the contents of her kitbag. This July Italy’s Martina Caironi will be lining up at the London 2017 World Para Athletics Championships looking to secure her third successive 100m T42 world title.

The 100m T42 Paralympic and world champion reveals the contents of her kitbag.... This July Italy’s Martina Caironi will be lining up at the London 2017 World Para Athletics Championships looking to secure her third successive 100m T42 world title.Last September she won her second Paralympic...