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Paralympisk bragd i 22-milslopp
 
 SVT Nyheter     2017-04-15 kl. 20:12     216 words
 
Publicerad: för 2 timmar sedan Uppdaterad: för 1 timme sedan Nordenskiold-loppet Den tiofaldige paralympicsvinnaren Brian McKeever, med tio procents ledsyn,

Paralympisk bragd i 22-milslopp.... Publicerad: för 8 minuter sedan Uppdaterad: just nu Den tiofaldige paralympicsvinnaren Brian McKeever, med tio procents ledsyn, gjorde en bragdartad insats i Nordenskiöldsloppet över 220 km i trakterna utanför...
 
   
Paralympics allt längre bort efter ny svensk förlust i kälkhockey-VM
 
 Dalarnas Tidningar     2017-04-15 kl. 15:22     142 words
 
Målet att kvalificera sig för nästa års paramlympics blir allt mer avlägset för de svenska kälkhockeyherrarna. I dag kom en ny VM-förlust, när Norge var för starka och vann matchen med 6-1.

Paralympics allt längre bort efter ny svensk förlust i kälkhockey-VM.... Sveriges mål i VM är att knipa en av topp fem-platserna, som innebär direktkvalificering till nästa års Paralympics, som precis som VM avgörs i Sydkorea.

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Solbergs Norge körde över Sverige
 
 SVT Nyheter     2017-04-15 kl. 13:54     241 words
 
Publicerad: för 2 timmar sedan Uppdaterad: för 1 timme sedan Sverige åkte på sin fjärde raka förlust i kälkhockey-VM när Norge vann brödramötet med 6-1.

Norges Loyd Solberg gjorde tre av målen och Sverige får nu en snårig väg för att nå Paralympics nästa år.Reporter.... Måste blir topp 5 för att nå Paralympics.... För att Sverige skall säkra en plats i Paralympics måste man bli topp 5 i turneringen, något...
 
   
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NAU Roundup: Women's tennis remains perfect in Big Sky
 
 Arizona Daily Sun     2017-04-16 kl. 07:26     659 words
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The Northern Arizona women's tennis team remains in first place and as the only undefeated team in the Big Sky Conference at 9-0 after beating Montana State, 4-3, in what was a comeback win on Saturday.

SAC Relays, Townsend competed as an unattached athlete and broke the Paralympic high jump world record with a successful leap on his first attempt at the 6-11.75 (2.13m) height.... Townsend — who secured two gold medals at the 2016 Paralympic Games in...
 
   
A crucial 100 days for London’s Olympics
 
 NigeriaMagazine     2017-04-16 kl. 07:26     792 words
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  Forget Tony Blair's 1,000 days to prepare for 1,000 years. London's 2012 organisers have just 100 days to prepare for the biggest logistical peacetime exercise Britain has seen. Not to mention the arrival of 10,500 athletes, 21,000 media people and 8.

Then Locog must sell 1.5m remaining football tickets, 1m Paralympics tickets and devise a system for reselling unwanted tickets that avoids the technical issues of last time.
 
   
Sport24.co.za | Stars do it for the love of the game
 
 Sport24.co.za     2017-04-16 kl. 06:46     213 words
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Johannesburg - Orlando Pirates players Patrick Phungwayo, Brighton Mhlongo and Ntsikelelo Nyauza faced a test tougher than the Soweto derby at the Ellis Park tennis stadium in Johannesburg on Thursday.

It was great to experience something different from football.” Rio Paralympics T42 200m silver medallist Ntando Mahlangu (15) said: “I have never played tennis before...it was my first time and I enjoyed it.... "I remember some of the players from the Paralympics...
 
   
Surfer recovering after shark bite off Kekaha Beach
 
 KHON 2     2017-04-16 kl. 06:41     133 words
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The French visitor who survived a shark attack off Kauai is recovering at a hospital. The 28-year-old man from France lost part of his leg, but we’re told he’s in remarkably good spirits.

Pigott said he is extremely positive and already setting goals to compete one day in the Paralympics.
 
   
Wheelchair basketball star sets high goals
 
 Daily Nonpareil     2017-04-16 kl. 06:01     1031 words
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OMAHA – The familiar sound of basketballs bouncing echoes as Jeromie Meyer enters the UNO recreation facility gym.

That’s how much Team USA means to him. “When I got injured and found out about it (the sport) and the Paralympics,” Meyer says, “I was like, ‘OK, that is the highest goal you can reach while being in a wheelchair and playing wheelchair
 
   
Olympian Chase Kalisz Goes Two-For-Two On Final Night Of Arena Pro Swin Series At Mesa
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-16 kl. 05:59     657 words
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, 10:33 p.m. (ET) Chase Kalisz competes in the men's 200-meter individual medley final at the Arena Pro Swim Series at Skyline Aquatic Center on April 15, 2017 in Mesa, Ariz.

“It’s always a good surprise, so I’m happy with where I am right now.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Teenage Japanese duo Hirano and Ito make table tennis history at ITTF Grand
 
 Inside The Games     2017-04-16 kl. 05:30     396 words
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Daniel Etchells Saturday, 13 December 2014 Ito and Hirano defeated Poland's Natalia Partyka, a three-time Paralympic champion, and Katarzyna Grzybowska in a gripping gold medal match at the Sports Authority of Thailand Indoor Stadium in Bangkok.

Teenage Japanese duo Hirano and Ito make table tennis history at ITTF Grand. ...Finals.Daniel Etchells Saturday, 13 December 2014 Ito and Hirano defeated Poland's Natalia Partyka, a three-time Paralympic champion, and Katarzyna Grzybowska in a
 
   
5 Injured SAS trooper's long road to recovery
 
 New Zealand Herald     2017-04-16 kl. 03:26     1225 words
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Jason Pore, 45, lost his left leg in a bomb blast deep in enemy territory, Afghanistan.

He said sport has been a major factor in his return, leading to competition in the Invictus Games, a multinational event which sees injured, wounded and ill service personnel compete in a paralympic-style events.
 
   
Marisiale still going strong at 60
 
 Fiji Times     2017-04-16 kl. 03:16     287 words
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, The Fiji Times published an article about Manasa Marisiale, the disabled athlete leaving for the Multi-Disability Championship in Sydney.

Marisiale still going strong at 60. , The Fiji Times published an article about Manasa Marisiale, the disabled athlete...

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Superb Sophie smashes Superflex Saturday
 
 British Dressage     2017-04-16 kl. 01:56     1033 words
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last updated on April 15, 2017 23:53 After her fantastic victory in yesterday's Magic Prix St Georges Freestyle Gold, Paralympian Sophie Wells claimed the gala night double, scooping the Superflex Inter I Freestyle Gold Championship with her own 15-year-old son of Flemmingh, Valerius on a fabulous mark of 75.83%.

Superb Sophie smashes Superflex Saturday. last updated on April 15, 2017 23:53 After her fantastic victory in yesterday's Magic Prix St Georges Freestyle Gold, Paralympian Sophie Wells claimed the gala night double, scooping the Superflex Inter I

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Fazza Bisfed Regional Open C’ship begins
 
 The Gulf Today     2017-04-15 kl. 23:29     235 words
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DUBAI: The Fazza Bisfed (Boccia International Sports Federation) Regional Open Championship Dubai began with the teams and doubles events at the Dubai Club for the Disabled on Saturday.

It is being organised and supervised by the Dubai Club for the Disabled with the support of their strategic partners Dubai Sports Council, Bisfed, the General Authority for Youth and Sports Welfare (GAYSW) and the UAE Paralympic Committee, and will
 
   
Mark Conti: Effort continues toward building velodrome in New England
 
 Telegram.com     2017-04-15 kl. 22:44     793 words
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Mark Conti Telegram & Gazette Staff @markconti11 Racing on a fixed-gear bicycle without brakes around a steep, banked track at top end is thrilling. No doubt about it, speed is exciting.

It’s cool, it’s fun, it’s exciting,” said Pam Fernandes, a former track cyclist and Paralympian. “Track racing is mostly short stuff and super spectator-friendly,” Fernandes said.... The business plan is about 90 percent complete, Fernandes said. “We are getting interested people and eventually something will come through,” said Fernandes, who medaled in the 1996 and 2000 Paralympic...
 
   
Elaine Thompson, Yohan Blake to compete at UTech Classic today
 
 Loop Jamaica     2017-04-15 kl. 22:43     362 words
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Elaine Thompson and Yohan Blake are among the top senior athletes who on Saturday will continue their preparations for this summer’s World Championships by competing at the UTech Track and Field Classic at the National Stadium.

The programme starts with the mixed Shot Put Paralympians Wheelchair final, the Women’s Long Jump final and the Men’s Javelin Throw final.
 
   
Kuwait continue winning medals in Tunis
 
 Dotemirates.com     2017-04-15 kl. 22:33     180 words
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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

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Rodan and Naivalu settles with silver
 
 Fiji Broadcasting Corporation     2017-04-15 kl. 22:06     78 words
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07:32 Today Taken from/By: Report by: Meli Tavaga Fiji Paralympics Pacific gold medalist Mere Rodan and Sainimili Naivalu won silver medal in the Oceania Para Championships at the Vodafone Arena yesterday.

Report by: Meli Tavaga Fiji Paralympics Pacific gold medalist Mere Rodan and Sainimili Naivalu won silver medal in the Oceania Para Championships at the Vodafone Arena yesterday.The duo lost to Australia 3-0 in the women’s wheelchair double event...

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Relationship Matters: Finding light during dark times
 
 Santa Cruz Sentinel     2017-04-15 kl. 22:02     603 words
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When facing life’s hardships • Abstain from believing that you have been selected for suffering. • Assess your role in being in this situation without shame, blame, self-accusation or self-discounting thoughts.

In her Ted Talk, Paralympian Aimee Mullins claims that using certain language to describe one’s condition may be very limiting.
 
   
Migs Bustos shooting for a Thai star
 
 Philippine Star     2017-04-15 kl. 22:00     627 words
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MANILA, Philippines - “I like Thai entertainment. I have the biggest crushes on Thai actresses!” reveals the new bachelor anchor of ANC’s Gametime Migs Bustos as one big fact the public does not know about him.

He is low-key but bold enough to publicize advocacies, disabled athletes in his case.
 
   
Brazil regain compliance with World Anti-Doping Agency
 
 ZwemZa     2017-04-15 kl. 20:41     511 words
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Tags Brazil regain compliance with World Anti-Doping Agency by ZwemZa on April 15th, 2017 (AFP) Brazil have regained compliance with the

The 2016 Olympic and Paralympic host country were declared non-compliant at a Foundation Board meeting in Glasgow last November.
 
   
Wheelchair hoops in spotlight
 
 Philippine Star     2017-04-15 kl. 20:18     714 words
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This Friday, a visiting team of Canadian wheelchair basketball specialists will conduct a skills demo and join the Philippine team in an exhibition during the break in between games of a PBA doubleheader at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

culmination of a four-day program organized by the Canadian Embassy to promote the Paralympic sport in line with the celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary this year.
 
   
Tunisian women dominate home Grand Prix
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-15 kl. 19:36     792 words
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The second day of the World Para Athletics Grand Prix saw home success. Tunisian women dominated on home turf on the second day of competition (Friday 14 April) at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Tunis.

Tunisian women dominated on home turf on the second day of competition (Friday 14 April) at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Tunis.Paralympic silver medallist Hania Aidi ( F54 ) came out on top in the women’s shot put F54 /55/56/57.

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Dygert Wins Gold, Catlin Bronze In Individual Pursuit At Track Cycling Worlds
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-15 kl. 19:20     395 words
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, 12:40 p.m. (ET) (L-R) Ashlee Ankudinoff of Australia, Chloe Dygert and Kelly Catlin pose with their medals after the women's individual pursuit

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Gangneung 2017: Canada lead standings halfway through preliminary round
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-15 kl. 18:14     1020 words
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Canada, Norway and the USA all picked up wins on day four of the 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships A-Pool. Canada escaped with a 2-0 victory over hosts South Korea on 15 April at the 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships A-Pool in Gangneung.

Canada has yet to concede a goal in the tournament, as Corbin Watson fended off the puck five times against South Korea whilst recording his 26th career shutout, which moves him past 2006 Paralympic champion netminder Paul Rosen for the most

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First English-language stop signs being introduced in Japan before Tokyo 2020
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-15 kl. 18:05     216 words
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English-language stop and slow signs have been unveiled in Japan this week in order to help deal with the anticipated surge in international visitors before the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

English-language stop and slow signs have been unveiled in Japan this week in order to help deal with the anticipated surge in international visitors before the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.The National Police Agency revealed new signs

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Swimmers raise £12,000 from cross-channel challenge
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-04-15 kl. 17:06     102 words
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Deepings Swimming Club can host some of the biggest meets in the region after members raised more than £12,000 for a new electronic scoreboard.

Club member and two-time Paralympic gold medallist Rob Welbourn (29) started things off, with...
 
   
How continuos postponement of Nat’l Sports Festival affects our lives — Disabled athletes
 
 ForNaija.com     2017-04-15 kl. 16:33     1573 words
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After the 18th edition that was hosted by Lagos state in 2012, the National Sports Festival (NSF) which is usually organized evey two years by the Federal Government of Nigeria, has suffered several postponements until now.

How continuos postponement of Nat’l Sports Festival affects our lives — Disabled athletes.... Ultimately, it appears that, the National Sports Festival, though put together for both abled and disabled athletes, is of immense importance to the special...
 
   
Inspiring athlete talk supports good cause
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-04-15 kl. 16:26     100 words
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There was a good attendance for a special event in aid of a Morpeth-based charity. An Evening with Anne Wafula Strike MBE, hosted by British Athletics performance director Neil Black, raised more than £600 for MS Research and Relief Fund.

An Evening with Anne Wafula Strike MBE, hosted by British Athletics performance director Neil Black, raised more than £600 for MS Research and Relief Fund.The Paralympic athlete, author and sporting ambassador told her remarkable story of success
 
   
Ministry prods farmers seeking Olympic business to improve conditions for livestock
 
 Japan Times     2017-04-15 kl. 16:20     316 words
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The agriculture ministry wants to raise public awareness about animal welfare among farm owners ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to encourage them to provide comfortable living environments for livestock.

regulations like those followed in Europe, the concept is part of its criteria for food to be supplied at Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic venues and the athletes’ village.
 
   
Paris Diamond League moving away from Stade de France in 2017
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-15 kl. 16:04     405 words
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Paris' Diamond League meeting is due to take place at the 20,000 capacity Stade Charléty rather than the Stade de France this year in order to reduce costs.

They had repeatedly struggled to fill by more than half the 80,000 capacity venue, which is due to host ceremonies and athletics competitions should Paris be awarded the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.  The Stade Charléty is the former

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Redditch's own Beth Crumpton aiming for glory as road race comes home
 
 Redditch Standard     2017-04-15 kl. 15:47     426 words
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MUD plugging Redditch cyclist Beth Crumpton is looking forward to getting back on the road and competing in the Tour Series which kicks off in her home town on May 9.

team of multiple paralympic gold medallist Dame Sarah Storey.
 
   
Croatian Paralympic Committee confident of hosting successful ParaVolley European Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-15 kl. 15:00     356 words
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Croatian Paralympic Committee (CPC) secretary general Ticijan Komparic says the body is sure this year’s ParaVolley European Championships in Porec will be a "very positive experience" for all concerned.

Croatian Paralympic Committee confident of hosting successful ParaVolley European Championships.... Croatian Paralympic Committee (CPC) secretary general Ticijan Komparic says the body is sure this year’s ParaVolley European Championships in Porec will be...

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Waiting list to join Scout groups in Nottinghamshire at an all-time high
 
 Nottingham Post     2017-04-15 kl. 14:27     488 words
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Nottingham Post Posted: April 15, 2017 Scouts report all time high for admissions

These include Paralympic and Olympic gold medallists Ellie Simmonds and Helen Glover along with Anita Rani, Steve Backshall and Megan Hine.
 
   
Plymouth Herald published Man who sells rare £2 coins for £700 reveals secret...
 
 Plymouth Herald     2017-04-15 kl. 13:44     2040 words
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A coin collector from Plymouth who makes thousands by spotting rare coins and selling them on eBay has revealed the secrets to his success. David Allwright goes to his local bank and takes out thousands of pounds worth of various coins.

3. Triathlon Olympic 50p In 2012, the Royal Mint produced 29 commemorative 50p coins representing the sports of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.... 5. Wrestling Olympic 50p Roderick Enriquez, a graphic designer from London, chose to design the wrestling 50p coin because it's such a well respected, historical sport, and of course, played a significant part in the Olympic and Paralympic...

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Hurricane Hannah opens new gym
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-04-15 kl. 13:11     108 words
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Halifax triple gold-winning paralympian Hannah Cockroft has flown the flag for disability in sport at the opening of a new gym.

Halifax triple gold-winning paralympian Hannah Cockroft has flown the flag for disability in sport at the opening of a new gym.Neil Foulds, 43, who lives in Wheatley, Halifax, nearly died following a horrific motorbike accident in 2014 and after
 
   
Aziz Art April 2017
 
 SlideShare.net     2017-04-15 kl. 12:45     3841 words
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Upcoming SlideShare Loading in … 5 1. AZIZ ART April 2017 Ai Weiwei Reza Khodadadi HADIA AND RAJA ALEM Competition JMV spring group show 2017 2. http://www.aziz-anzabi.

Art Council of National Olympic and Paralympic Academy.... Member of jury and judge in several festivals and art competition Member of jury and judge, Art competition,National Olympic& Paralympic, Academy of Iran (two periods) Member of Iranian...
 
   
Kent Police appoints Medway Olympic gold medallist as Ambassador
 
 Hawkinge Gazette     2017-04-15 kl. 12:00     19 words
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Kent Police has appointed Paralympian gold medallist Charlotte Evans MBE as an Ambassador for the Volunteer Police Cadet scheme.

Kent Police has appointed Paralympian gold medallist Charlotte Evans MBE as an Ambassador for the Volunteer Police Cadet scheme.
 
   
Bafta TV awards: Ben Whishaw named best actor, Sheridan Smith, best actress
 
 Pakistan Today     2017-04-15 kl. 11:55     494 words
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Ben Whishaw was named best actor at Britain’s top TV awards on Sunday, cementing his status as one of the UK’s new leading men after starring in the James Bond movie “Skyfall”, while a satire lampooning London Olymmpic organisers won two awards.

Another Olympic show, “The London 2012 Paralympic Games” on Channel 4, won the prize for best sport and live event.... The London 2012 Paralympic Games – Situation Comedy:
 
   
Al Rayyan to face El Jaish in HH Emir’s Volleyball Cup Semifinals
 
 Qatar Olympic Committee     2017-04-15 kl. 11:53     9523 words
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Two matches scheduled in HH the Emir Basketball Cup Draw held for GCC Club Basketball ChampionshipAl Rayyan defeat Al Gharafa in Qatar Handball

qualification to Olympic Games finals 2016 Al Rayyan down Al Suwaiq in GCC Champions LeagueOverwhelming response to SOP Paralympic DayTrap competition at Qatar Shotgun Championship concludedAl Sadd victorious in AFC Champions LeagueQBF reviews sport

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Make sports inclusive
 
 Fiji Times     2017-04-15 kl. 11:07     157 words
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Update: 8:41PM SPORTS organisers must try to ensure ensure their events include equal participation for disabled athletes.

Update: 8:41PM SPORTS organisers must try to ensure ensure their events include equal participation for disabled athletes.The three events were the ITTF Oceania Para Table Tennis Championships, the ITTF Oceania Cup and the ITTF Oceania Junior...
 
   
British High Commissioner’s Speech At the Queen’s Baton Relay Reception
 
 Eabizinfo.com     2017-04-15 kl. 09:45     898 words
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press release London — HE Sarah Cooke hosts a reception at her Residence the Queen’s Baton coming to Tanzania.

What resonated particularly with me was that the Commonwealth Games truly brings together able-bodied and Paralympic sport.... It was wonderful to be able to see the Paralympic shot-putters competing in the stadium at the same time as the able-bodied...

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Sithole’s successful defence of SA Open title
 
 SASCOC     2017-04-15 kl. 09:38     716 words
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South African wheelchair tennis ace Lucas Sithole accomplished his mission to keep the SA Open trophy in the country by beating Israel’s Itay Erenlib 6-2 6-4 in the quads final at the Ellis Park Tennis Stadium on Friday.

Olsson dominated from start to finish to defeat Paralympic champion Gordon Reid of Britain 6-4 6-2.

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Nashville Church of Scientology Holds "Swing Into Health" Concert
 
 PR.com     2017-04-15 kl. 09:04     389 words
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The Nashville Church of Scientology recently held a community concert in observance of World Health Day, called "Swing Into Health." Nashville, TN, April 15, 2017 --( PR.

the Olympic and Paralympic celebrations, The Jive Aces have truly established themselves as the UK's top Jive & Swing band.” For more information on the Church of Scientology or its programs, visit scientology-ccnashville.org.Church of

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