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Remissyttrande avseende utredning beträffande Stockholms möjligheter att arrangera vinter-OS och Paralympics 2026
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-04-19 kl. 08:08     954 words
 
Pressmeddelande Apr 19, 2017 08:08 CEST Bakgrund Stockholms stad har genomfört en utredning beträffande möjligheterna att arrangera vinter-OS och Paralympics 2026 (vinterspelen).

Remissyttrande avseende utredning beträffande Stockholms möjligheter att arrangera vinter-OS och Paralympics 2026.... Pressmeddelande Apr 19, 2017 08:08 CEST Bakgrund Stockholms stad har genomfört en utredning beträffande möjligheterna att arrangera vinter-OS och Paralympics...
 
   
Christoffer förlorade benen och arm i svår tågolycka
 
 GT     2017-04-18 kl. 20:33     532 words
 
Christoffer Lindhe, 28, förlorade båda benen och en arm i en svår tågolycka som 17-åring. Han kämpade sig tillbaka till livet, bland annat via idrotten. Nu är han utvecklingsingenjör och har tagit fram en ny världsunik fotprotes.

Så småningom fick han lust att börja träna och tävla igen, och deltog bland annat i Paralympics både 2008 och 2012.
 
   
En organisation blir kvar på halvtid när Föreningarnas hus töms: "Det är ledsamt"
 
 Allehanda.se Premium     2017-04-18 kl. 12:00     477 words
 
Redan i höstas började Föreningarnas hus att tömmas på personal - och om några veckor kommer bara en förening att finnas kvar. - Det är ledsamt. Föreningarna har varit viktiga för många. Själv har jag jobbat här sedan 1985, säger Lena Nordin.

Patrik Björklund har arbetat för handikappidrotten i kommunen och han håller precis som de flesta på med att städa ur sitt rum.
 
   
Spännande tider
 
 Alekuriren     2017-04-18 kl. 11:48     403 words
 
I samband med Ale Outdoor, en utomhusfestival med aktiviteter för allt och alla, lördag 3 juni kommer föreningslivet att hamna i rampljuset.

Gunilla Wallengren, inte bara Ales främsta handikappidrottare utan en av Sveriges bästa, satsar mot ännu ett OS.
 
   
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Athletics NZ names teams for Para Athletics World Championships
 
 New Zealand Herald     2017-04-19 kl. 08:23     40 words
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Following a very successful 2016 Rio Paralympics campaign where New Zealand won nine medals, three of which were gold, a team of six have been named to represented New Zealand at the 2017 Para Athletics World Championships in London.While...

Following a very successful 2016 Rio Paralympics campaign where New Zealand won nine medals, three of which were gold, a team of six have been named to represented New Zealand at the 2017 Para Athletics World Championships in London.While...
 
   
Paralympic champion Claire is Tree of Hope’s new patron
 
 Times of Tunbridge Wells     2017-04-19 kl. 08:15     250 words
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ROYAL DAY OUT Claire receives her MBE at Buckingham Palace in February PARALYMPIAN swimmer Claire Cashmore has become a patron of Tunbridge Wells charity Tree of Hope.

Paralympic champion Claire is Tree of Hope’s new patron.... ROYAL DAY OUT Claire receives her MBE at Buckingham Palace in February PARALYMPIAN swimmer Claire Cashmore has become a patron of Tunbridge Wells charity Tree of Hope.Tree of Hope offers help and...
 
   
Pleasure, self-reliance, confidence – on the water everyone is equal
 
 Times of Tunbridge Wells     2017-04-19 kl. 08:15     672 words
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FIRST MATE Peter meets Sir Ben Ainslie (rear) at an America’s Cup event Local charity Wealden Sailability provides gives disabled people the chance to cast off their challenges and set sail for a bright future.

I race in one of the two Paralympic class 2.4 dinghies which are part of a fleet they use for weekly racing events.
 
   
Paralympics gold medallist heads NZ team for world Para-Athletics championships
 
 Unlimited Magazine     2017-04-19 kl. 08:09     298 words
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Blade Runner Liam Malone may still be injured but fellow Paralympics gold medallist Anna Grimaldi will head the New Zealand team for the Para Athletics world championships in London.

Paralympics gold medallist heads NZ team for world Para-Athletics championships.... Blade Runner Liam Malone may still be injured but fellow Paralympics gold medallist Anna Grimaldi will head the New Zealand team for the Para Athletics world championships in London.After a successful 2016 Rio Paralympics...

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Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 4/20 log (updated Wednesday AM)
 
 Hampton Roads Daily Press     2017-04-19 kl. 08:05     394 words
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5 a.m. Tennis: Men’s Monte Carlo Masters .--Tennis Ch. Noon Golf: Web.com Tour: United Leasing & Finance Championship first round (in Newburgh, Ind.).

2:30 p.m. Hockey: Paralympic championships (d.).--NBCSN 3 p.m.
 
   
Paige makes Australian team
 
 Redland City Bulletin     2017-04-19 kl. 07:55     145 words
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Mt Cotton's Paige Leonhardt will represent Australia at the 2017 World Para Swimming Championships. Paige Leonhardt.

Having made it onto the 20-person Paralympics team, Paige will swim in the 100 metre breaststroke, 100 metre butterfly, 50 metre freestyle and 200 metre medley in Mexico.... Paige, who moved to Mount Cotton from Port Macquarie in January, swam at the Paralympics...
 
   
Workers relieve pressure on leaking Alaska oil well
 
 Equilibrio Informativo     2017-04-19 kl. 06:33     351 words
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Employees on Friday morning discovered uncontrolled natural gas flowing from the top of a well house, a metal structure that looks like a large box over a well.

A BP-sponsored building at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
 
   
With beetroot juice before exercise, aging brains look 'younger': study
 
 Medical Xpress     2017-04-19 kl. 06:25     876 words
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Wake Forest Health and Exercise Science professor Jack Rejeski and physics professor Dany Kim-Shapiro are researching the health effects of beet juice, seen here in the new Health and Exercise Science lab.

Beetroot juice properties found to boost athletes' stamina Sep 20, 2012 (Medical Xpress)—Athletes competing this summer have benefited from an unlikely ingredient to fuel their Olympic and Paralympic success.
 
   
Nine Years Later, Miles Gets His Bronze Medal
 
 Press and Dakotan     2017-04-19 kl. 05:41     1236 words
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VERMILLION — Derek Miles stood while the Olympic anthem played over the speakers. He shook hands with a member of the Olympic committee. And he had a medal draped around his neck.

Olympic & Paralympic Assembly in October in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Fosbury to receive OSU honor
 
 Medford Mail Tribune     2017-04-19 kl. 05:25     301 words
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CORVALLIS — Former Medford High and Oregon State high jumper Dick Fosbury, an NCAA champion and 1968 Olympic gold medalist, will receive the E.B. Lemon Distinguished Alumni Award on Friday in a ceremony at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center.

He is the treasurer of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Association. .
 
   
U.S. Paralympics - US Olympic Team
 
 TaableNote News     2017-04-19 kl. 04:52     18 words
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Be the first to see the Team USA Nike Paralympic Collection! + sign up to be entered to WIN!

U.S. Paralympics - US Olympic Team. Be the first to see the Team USA Nike Paralympic Collection! + sign up to be entered to WIN!US Olympic Team.
 
   
GAMEDAY: Team USA takes on Korea at 2017 Sled Worlds
 
 USA Hockey     2017-04-19 kl. 04:29     497 words
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USA VS. KOREA This is just the third world championship meeting between the United States and Korea. The U.S. has claimed both previous meetings, outscoring Korea, 7-2. All-time, the teams have met on 13 occasions, with the U.S.

World Sled Hockey Challenge in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia; the 2015 IPC Sled Hockey World Championship in Buffalo, New York; the 2015 World Sled Hockey Challenge in Leduc, Alberta; the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia; the 2012 IPC Sled
 
   
Victoria Beckham to receive OBE at Buckingham Palace ceremony
 
 Brighton & Hove Independent     2017-04-19 kl. 04:11     269 words
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Popstar turned fashion designer Victoria Beckham is among a host of stars who are to be honoured at Buckingham Palace.

Paralympic swimmer Bethany Firth, who won three golds and one silver in the pool at the Rio Olympics last year, will also be recognised with an MBE, as will master craftsman Tom Young, who has been glassblowing for more than 60 years.

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Society must play its part
 
 New Straits Times     2017-04-19 kl. 03:42     593 words
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It is heartening to see the many Malaysians supporting World Autism Awareness Day on April 2 every year. The campaign is made more memorable by the strong support of Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin, who has an autistic child.

Then, there are the Paralympic athletes who delivered phenomenal gold medals in style.
 
   
Charlotte Dujardin cleans up at Winter Dressage Championships
 
 Horse & Country     2017-04-19 kl. 03:28     937 words
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Charlotte Dujardin enjoyed three wins at the NAF Five Star Winter Dressage Championships riding a range of exciting young horses, which she says is “better than any medal”.

last year’s Paralympics.
 
   
World champ Azizul says a “winning mentality” is key to success
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-04-19 kl. 01:54     328 words
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PETALING JAYA: Top Malaysian athletes, including newly-crowned world keirin champion Azizulhasni Awang, gave their thumbs up to the “Winning

Rio Paralympic shot putt gold medallist Ziyad Zolkefli echoed the same sentiments.
 
   
Kitchener-Waterloo and area’s top athletes for 2016 named
 
 Waterloo Region Record     2017-04-19 kl. 01:47     628 words
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KITCHENER — There's something special about growing up and honing one's sport in a smaller community, something that fuels the desire to succeed. Of this, Brad Scheifele, sire of hotshot National Hockey Leaguer Mark Scheifele, is certain.

Along with Scheifele, the 2016 athlete of the year nominees are: •Paralympic swimmer and Canadian record holder Alec Elliot, of Waterloo; •North American Challenge champion lawn bowler Darryl Fitzgerald of Kitchener; •Pro soccer player Alyssa
 
   
Flood of Medals for Gauteng
 
 Dep. of Sport & Recreation     2017-04-19 kl. 01:37     476 words
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FLOOD OF MEDALS FOR GAUTENG Gauteng was the overall champions at the South African Schools Aquatics National Championship in Polokwane this week.

KZN came second again with 109 medals which include 38 gold, 36 silver and 35 bronze while Mpumalanga finished third with 42 accolades (12 gold, 14 silver and 16 bronze).  One of the stars that shined for GP was Thulani Mabuza a disabled athlete
 
   
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - BRING ON THE BOLLYWOOD Returns to Belgrade Theatre This May
 
 Broadway World     2017-04-19 kl. 01:37     721 words
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Following huge success in 2016, the Belgrade Theatre is welcoming back the smash-hit show Bring On The Bollywood to its B2 auditorium this May, in a new production with Phizzical and Vivacity Key Theatre.

In addition to his role as creative director of the London Asian Film Festival, Samir delivered three large scale performances during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Paralympic gold medalist shares her story at WNY Girls In Sports
 
 The Amherst Bee     2017-04-19 kl. 01:28     764 words
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by NICK KONOTOPSKYJ Reporter Discovery School 67 students Emma Connors, left, Gabby Juliano, Madelyn Hart and her sister, Ellie, participate in the yoga station during the WNY Girls in Sports event held at UB’s Alumni Arena on April 8.

Paralympic...
 
   
Dutch Release 2017 World Championships Rosters
 
 SwimSwam     2017-04-19 kl. 01:26     290 words
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Following the Eindhoven Cup, The Royal Dutch Swimming Federation (KZNB) has released the names of the swimmers selected for the World Championships, World Para Swimming Championships, and the European Junior Championships in 2017.

Marc Evers highlights the team heading to the meet as a two time medalist at the Paralympics in London in 2012.
 
   
Eliud Kipchoge, Marcel Hug, Tatyana McFadden Named Abbott World Marathon Majors Series X Champions
 
 German Road Races     2017-04-19 kl. 01:09     718 words
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The athletes won the titles based on their performances, over the past 12 months, in the world’s most renowned races that comprise the Abbott World

and TCS New York City Marathons – as well as the Olympic and Paralympic Marathons. “The world’s greatest marathon runners compete to win the Abbott World Marathon Majors,” said Tim Hadzima, Abbott World Marathon Majors general manager. “The
 
   
#Paris2024 Reaches 1 Billion Impressions
 
 Sports Business Daily     2017-04-19 kl. 01:01     84 words
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/Olympics Published April 19, 2017 The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee hashtag #Paris2024 has achieved more than 1 billion

#Paris2024 Reaches 1 Billion Impressions. /Olympics Published April 19, 2017 The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee hashtag #Paris2024 has achieved more than 1 billion. ...impressions in 200 countries on Twitter since the turn of the

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"Final Five" Members Aly Raisman, Laurie Hernandez Discuss Competitive Returns, Passions Outside The Gym
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-19 kl. 00:59     1088 words
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, 5:49 p.m. (ET) Aly Raisman (L) and Laurie Hernandez (R) spoke to TeamUSA.org about their futures both on and off the mat.

So far, the answer is a definite “maybe.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
National title, near miss for Vernon board athletes
 
 BCLocalNews.com     2017-04-19 kl. 00:53     597 words
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A pair of Vernon snowboardcross athletes took huge steps towards their goal of representing Canada next year at the Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympics in South Korea.

A pair of Vernon snowboardcross athletes took huge steps towards their goal of representing Canada next year at the Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympics in South Korea.Curt Minard repeated as Canadian champion in the para-snowboard upper limb
 
   
Where is the First Dates restaurant, can you visit it and will Fred Sirieix and the rest of the staff be there?
 
 Irish Sun     2017-04-18 kl. 22:20     1093 words
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TV’S most popular dating show First Dates returns to screens this spring and will bring together a new batch of bright-eyed singletons looking for love.

Previous celebs who have been paired up with ‘civilians’ have included Richard Blackwood, paralympic table tennis player Will Bayley, reality TV starJess Wright, Gogglebox regular Scarlett Moffatt, Jo Wood and Esther Rantzen.
 
   
- HCHS principal: “We were not at any time under a lock down”
 
 Now Habersham     2017-04-18 kl. 22:20     192 words
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Habersham Central High School Principal Wes McGee says rumors of a school lockdown today are not true. In a robocall to parents this afternoon, McGee said, “We were not at any time under a lockdown.

quality stroke care Law enforcement steps up patrols for Labor Day travel Local Paralympian swimmer strikes again in Rio with third medal Family, authorities seek help locating missing Mt.
 
   
A much needed innovation for wheelchair industry – the WheelAir®
 
 Posability     2017-04-18 kl. 21:46     382 words
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Glasgow based start-up, Staels Design, are launching their cooling wheelchair cushion, the WheelAir®, this summer – but to get there, they first need to raise £30,000 through crowdfunding.

Michael Kerr, the double Paralympian wheelchair rugby player and former captain said:  “I can’t wait until the WheelAir® is launched, I experience a lot of problems with overheating during games and am glad there is finally going to be an
 
   
Italy stun South Korea in penalty shoot-out at World Para Ice Hockey Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-18 kl. 21:41     737 words
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Italy registered a surprise 3-2 penalty shoot-out victory over hosts South Korea today to remain in fourth place in the standings at the 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships in Gangneung.

The first 15 minutes of the game were closely contested, with only South Korea captain Jong-Kyung Lee finding the net, assisted by two-time Paralympians Jong-Ho Jang and Seung-Hwan Jung.... Robin Meng, a Beijing 2008 Paralympian in wheelchair basketball,...

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Inside World Parasport (web)
 
   
Previewing the 2014 CanAM Meet/Pan-Pacific Para Championships Trials
 
 SwimSwam     2017-04-18 kl. 21:25     1079 words
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Women’s NC’s got the ball rolling in high fashion this past weekend and we all know that was just a warm-up for what is to come this weekend.

Men’s NCAA Championships may take the spotlight this weekend and mark the end of a stellar college season, but a new, exciting chapter to US Paralympic Swimming kicks off Thursday in Miami with the US Paralympic Can/Am National Meet.
 
   
Paralympian silver medallist Niamh McCarthy launches 2017 Cheetah Run at Fota
 
 Breaking News.ie     2017-04-18 kl. 21:02     444 words
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The annual Cheetah Run, held at Fota Wildlife Park, has been launched today by Cork Paralympian medallist and discus record holder, Niamh McCarthy.

Paralympian silver medallist Niamh McCarthy launches 2017 Cheetah Run at Fota.... The annual Cheetah Run, held at Fota Wildlife Park, has been launched today by Cork Paralympian medallist and discus record holder, Niamh McCarthy.The Cheetah Run, a race...

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WLR FM (web) - Wexford Echo (web) - Irish Examiner (web) - Roscommon Herald (web) - Kildare Nationalist (web) - Laois Nationalist (web) - Waterford News & Star (web) - True Viral News (web) - Evening Echo (web) - Carlow Nationalist (web)
 
   
News - Kipchoge Named World Marathon Majors Series X Champion, Women's Results Must Wait
 
 RunnerSpace.com     2017-04-18 kl. 20:46     217 words
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By Adam Kopet , DyeStat Editor The  Abbott World Marathon Majors announced the Series X Champions late Monday night.

Marathons. The Olympic and Paralympic Marathons were also included in this year's results.
 
   
Student-Athletes Launch Sports Fest for Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities
 
 The University of Tennessee, Knoxville     2017-04-18 kl. 20:13     422 words
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UT student-athletes will partner with campus and local community organizations from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 30, to present the first-ever UT Sports Fest, an event to promote inclusion of persons with disabilities in sports.

Liz Baker, a visually impaired triathlete from Signal Mountain, Tennessee, who represented the United States at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, will speak. “As a two-year veteran of UT’s football team, I have received so much more from VOLeaders
 
   
Classroom Champions program seeks to help more students in SE
 
 Weyburn Review     2017-04-18 kl. 20:02     534 words
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With the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea around the corner, Classroom Champions is looking to leverage the excitement surrounding the games by accepting new applications for outstanding educators to kick off the 2017-2018 school year.

school year.Starting in September 2017, Kindergarten to Grade 8 teachers in Weyburn and southeastern Saskatchewan will have the opportunity to partner with Canadian Olympians and Paralympians thanks to the continued commitment of Crescent Point
 
   
New Zealand skiing star Peters confident of Pyeongchang Paralympic gold
 
 Big News Network     2017-04-18 kl. 19:49     31 words
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New Zealand's Alpine skiing star Corey Peters is seeking to turn silver into gold by winning at next year's Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang.

New Zealand skiing star Peters confident of Pyeongchang Paralympic gold.... New Zealand's Alpine skiing star Corey Peters is seeking to turn silver into gold by winning at next year's Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang.He gained silver in t.
 
   
Rio 2016 seek deals with suppliers still owed money from Olympics and Paralympics
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-18 kl. 19:36     572 words
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Rio's Olympic and Paralympic organisers still owe at least R$87 million (£21.9 million/$28 million/€26.2 million) in outstanding payments to suppliers and third parties contracted for last year's Games.

Rio 2016 seek deals with suppliers still owed money from Olympics and Paralympics.... Rio's Olympic and Paralympic organisers still owe at least R$87 million (£21.9 million/$28 million/€26.2 million) in outstanding payments to suppliers and third parties...

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Inside World Parasport (web)
 
   
Esports added as medal event to Asian Games
 
 NBC Olympics     2017-04-18 kl. 19:31     276 words
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More: Olympics No private halfpipe for Shaun White before this Olympics Simone Biles earns first 10s on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Marine who lost

2024 will work to ensure technology enhances young people’s sports experiences, instead of replacing them, and becomes a platform for further popularizing Olympic and Paralympic sports.” OlympicTalk is on Apple News .

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Why these 50p coins are worth far more than 50p
 
 Derby Telegraph     2017-04-18 kl. 19:28     1014 words
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Comments (0) It seems to be a thing these days - from the new £5 notes to the newly-designed £1 coins, some money just seems to be worth far more than you would image.

4) 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 Games.

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Hashtag #Paris2024 Reaches 1 Billion Impressions, Olympic Bid Says
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-04-18 kl. 19:19     645 words
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The Internet social media hashtag #Paris2024 reached one billion impressions on Twitter in the first 100 days of 2017, officials from Paris’ bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games said Tuesday.

The Internet social media hashtag #Paris2024 reached one billion impressions on Twitter in the first 100 days of 2017, officials from Paris’ bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games said Tuesday.Paris 2024 strapline “Made for Sharing”

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The Week In Team USA Results: April 11-17
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-18 kl. 18:54     611 words
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, 11:30 a.m. (ET) Katie Ledecky leaves the pool after competing in the preliminary heat of the women's 400-meter freestyle at the Arena Pro Swim Series at Mesa at Skyline Aquatic Center on April 13, 2017 in Mesa, Ariz.

Olympic and Paralympic family, and track Team USA athletes as they compete around the globe with a preview of upcoming events.... Highlighted by Paralympic world records set by Roderick Townsend and Mikey Brannigan, seven Olympians and six Paralympians...
 
   
Para ice hockey programme to be held in Great Britain
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-18 kl. 18:28     374 words
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Players from across Great Britain will gather in May for the first ever GB women’s Para ice hockey development camp.

USA, Canada and a combined-European team,” explained British player Caroline Bonner. “If any of us are going to make it to the Paralympic Winter Games, we need more teams.... Derek Whitson, a gold-medal winning Paralympian with the Canadian men’s Para...
 
   
Discover LA film "Paper Planes" Shows the City of Angels Ready to Welcome the World in 2024...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-04-18 kl. 18:17     416 words
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LA 2024 today applauds Discover Los Angeles' new film that celebrates Angelenos' inclusive spirit, diversity, creativity and optimism.

film "Paper Planes" is part of the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board's global initiative promoting the city as a tourism destination and reinforces why Los Angeles is the right host for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Nigerian Paralympic Powerlifters To Miss World Tournament In Hungary. See Why
 
 Latest Nigerian News.com     2017-04-18 kl. 18:16     53 words
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Published by Nairaland on Tue, 18 Apr 2017 According to Media Assistant, Nigeria Combat sports,Nigeria Olympic para powerlifters are on the verge of missing the World Powerlifting tournament in Hungary because of lack of sponsors.

Nigerian Paralympic Powerlifters To Miss World Tournament In Hungary.
 
   
Group Pushes for New England Velodrome
 
 Athletic Business     2017-04-18 kl. 18:12     799 words
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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. But few people get a chance to witness track cycling, never mind participate in the sport.

It's cool, it's fun, it's exciting," said Pam Fernandes, a former track cyclist and Paralympian.... "We are getting interested people and eventually something will come through," said Fernandes, who medaled in the 1996 and 2000 Paralympic Games.
 
   
Sithole’s final assault halted by...
 
 SuperSport.co.za     2017-04-18 kl. 17:57     646 words
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:28 South Africa’s No 1 wheelchair tennis player Lucas Sithole was left frustrated by the rain and will have to wait for Friday morning to finish the quads final of the SA Open at Ellis Park Tennis Stadium.

I’ve never seen him doing three double faults in one game so I’m happy with that – I’ll take that for sure.”   As for taking on Paralympic champion Gordon Reid in tomorrow’s final, Olsson added: “It’s going to be a tough match.
 
   
What It's Like To Party When You Have One Arm
 
 VICE: Broadly     2017-04-18 kl. 17:35     1678 words
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The first thing I learned at college was that you need two hands to operate a keg. I only have one; I was born missing my left arm just below the elbow.

Read more: Confessions of a Cheating Disabled Athlete I attended my first Hofstra University frat party with my suitemates, Karina and Alexa.
 
   
Angola’s Pinto re-elected APC Commission chair
 
 Agence Africaine de Presse     2017-04-18 kl. 17:34     144 words
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APA-Dakar (Senegal) Leonel da Rocha Pinto of Angola was re-elected head of the African Paralympic Committee (APC) for a four-year term, during the ordinary general assembly held last weekend in Luanda, Angola, sources told APA.

APA-Dakar (Senegal) Leonel da Rocha Pinto of Angola was re-elected head of the African Paralympic...

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Local Soccer Roundup
 
 Now Habersham     2017-04-18 kl. 16:56     270 words
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The 2017 regular season is nearing its end, and many of the local soccer programs are fighting for a playoff spot or have already locked one up. Here is the rundown (in highest classification to lowest) of our local teams.

0-11 (0-5) Girls: 8-3 (2-2) Competition set for local Paralympian McKenzie Coan Raiders Look to Bounce Back at Chestatee Five Lady Raiders Receive All-Region Recognition Four TMU Runners Named NAIA Scholar-Athlete Former Raider Gridiron Stars:
 
   
Everything You Need to Know About Rhabdomyolysis
 
 Muscle & Fitness     2017-04-18 kl. 16:55     873 words
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Shutterstock You’ve certainly heard the expression “no pain, no gain,” but there’s such a thing as pushing it too hard in your workouts. And the consequences can go far beyond sore muscles and fatigue.

Last October, Paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy was hospitalized for it; and one month earlier eight student athletes from Texas Woman’s University were also sent to the hospital with signs of the condition.
 
   
Disability-friendly tours look toward ’20 Ga...
 
 The Japan News     2017-04-18 kl. 16:54     532 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun Efforts to enhance barrier-free tourism in Tokyo are gaining pace ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Disability-friendly tours look toward ’20 Ga...The Yomiuri Shimbun Efforts to enhance barrier-free tourism in Tokyo are gaining pace ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.Organizations are devising tours catering to people with

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Sledge hockey rebrand concerns some Canadians
 
 My Kawartha     2017-04-18 kl. 16:45     694 words
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TORONTO — Greg Westlake has been telling people since 2003 that he plays sledge hockey. Now he's not sure what to say when people ask about his sport.

Now he's not sure what to say when people ask about his sport.Six months ago the International Paralympic Committee made a decision to rebrand the 10 sports it governs.... The sport made its Paralympic debut at the 1994 Lillehammer Games as sledge hockey.

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Inclusive dance company receives backing from The Dance Enterprise Ideas Fund
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-04-18 kl. 16:44     565 words
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Around 10.7 million people watch the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing There are 11.

Around 10.7 million people watch the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing There are 11.2 million disabled people in the UK (that’s 1 in 5 of us) Wheelchair Latin and Ballroom dance is recognised by the International Paralympic Committee and disabled and

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London Marathon 2017: Date, Start times, route, race tracker, TV and
 
 London Evening Standard     2017-04-18 kl. 16:34     1842 words
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tom dutton Tuesday 18 April 2017 14:22 BST 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.

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?
 
   
Is it sledge hockey or para ice hockey? Depends on who you ask
 
 Whistler Question     2017-04-18 kl. 16:28     688 words
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TORONTO — Greg Westlake has been telling people since 2003 that he plays sledge hockey. Now he's not sure what to say when people ask about his sport.

Now he's not sure what to say when people ask about his sport.Six months ago the International Paralympic Committee made a decision to rebrand the 10 sports it governs.... The sport made its Paralympic debut at the 1994 Lillehammer Games as sledge hockey.

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Peace and Sport's #WhiteCard Campaign Reaches 43 Million People in Most Successful Year to Date...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-04-18 kl. 16:19     821 words
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Peace and Sport, the politically-neutral organisation dedicated to promoting the peace through sport movement, has hailed the success of its annual #WhiteCard campaign, which this year has reached more than 43 million people worldwide.

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and sport business executive Casey Wasserman both took part in the campaign as they go head to head as ambassadors of Paris 2024 and LA 2024 respectively in the race for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, while US

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Reviews and previews at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic & test event press briefing
 
 Association Internationale De La Presse Sportive     2017-04-18 kl. 15:56     673 words
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PYEONGCHANG, April 18, 2017 – International and local media joined Games stakeholders, athletes and senior leaders from the PyeongChang Organizing

Reviews and previews at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic & test event press briefing.... PYEONGCHANG, April 18, 2017 – International and local media joined Games stakeholders, athletes and senior leaders from the PyeongChang Organizing. ...Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Social Media Round-Up: 10 April – 16 April
 
 British Judo Association     2017-04-18 kl. 15:50     452 words
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Check out our social media round-up for some of the best posts from across British Judo in the last week Good weekend for Hackney judoka at the

#lats #gym A post shared by Jack Hodgson (@jackhodgsonjudo) on Apr 10, 2017 at 5:37am PDT Looking forward to the SN/VI School Champs growing year on year @BritishJudo @Eng_Dis_Sport @Parasportuk @BritBlindSport @ParalympicsGB Great event!!
 
   
'Press Box' Presented By SportsTravel (April 2017)
 
 Hospitality First     2017-04-18 kl. 15:49     1645 words
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Steve Penny has resigned as president and CEO of USA Gymnastics following allegations that the national governing body had overlooked allegations of sexual misconduct among coaches and officials, including its former national team doctor.

Messing, who served as president and CEO of the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup, will manage relationships with domestic Olympic and Paralympic stakeholders and work with L.A. and California tech innovators.... Sites & Venues Leaders of the bid by Budapest, Hungary, to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Corey Peters: My three most memorable moments from 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-18 kl. 15:44     250 words
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New Zealand’s Para alpine skier won two silvers at the 2017 World Championships in Tarvisio, Italy.

Zealand’s Corey Peters is already targeting success at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games ....ready.” But as he trains for what would be his second Paralympics...
 
   
MLA's Alyssia Crook sets world record, will compete for Team USA in England
 
 Holland Sentinel     2017-04-18 kl. 15:11     1005 words
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Crook will compete for the U.S. Paralympic team at the World Para Swimming World Series on April 27-30 in Sheffield, England. Dan. D'Addona @DanDAddona Alyssia Crook touched the wall and looked around. There was no one on her right, or her left.

Paralympic team at the World Para Swimming World Series on April 27-30 in Sheffield, England.... Crook, 19, won gold medals in the 100-yard backstroke (1 minute, 18.04 seconds) and the 800 freestyle — setting a world record in 11:29.82 — at the Can-Am Paralympic...

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Rwanda win overall team title at home African Para Taekwondo Open
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-18 kl. 15:11     260 words
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Rwanda claimed six medals when hosting the African Para Taekwondo Open in Kigali. It marked a boost for the country as they target the sport's debut at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. Sixteen countries participated in all.

It marked a boost for the country as they target the sport's debut at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

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PyeongChang torch relay to cover 2,018 km across Korea
 
 Office of the President, Republic of Korea     2017-04-18 kl. 15:06     599 words
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President Lee Hee-beom (right) of the organizing committee for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and honorary ambassador Kim Yuna pose for a photo in Seoul on April 17.

President Lee Hee-beom (right) of the organizing committee for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic...

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Los Angeles 2024 partner with LA84 Foundation to bring Olympians to Festival of Books
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-18 kl. 14:58     741 words
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A number of American Olympians-turned-authors are due to attend next week's Los Angeles Times Festival of Books as part of a partnership agreed between LA 2024 and the LA84 Foundation.

The LA84 Foundation, a legacy of the 1984 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, is known as the House the Olympics Built and for more than three decades has maintained close bonds with Olympians and Paralympians.... It is claimed the line-up of authors is a result of combining these bonds with LA84's world class library and archives containing more than 90,000 documents, and with the Olympians and Paralympians...

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Kavin Mittal, Sakshi Malik, Alia Bhatt among Forbes's 30 Under 30 Asia list
 
 Forbes India     2017-04-18 kl. 14:54     817 words
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Kavin Mittal, Founder, Hike Image: Amit Verma More than 50 Indians, including entrepreneur Kavin Mittal , Olympic sportspersons Sakshi Mallik and

India’s first paralympic swimmer Sharath Gayakwad (25), who has won almost 100 medals nationally and internationally; and award-winning Hindi film actress Alia Bhatt (24) are also a part of the list in the Entertainment & Sports category.
 
   
Romford lifeguard takes up running at 57
 
 Great Run     2017-04-18 kl. 14:54     417 words
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To enter the Simplyhealth Great Newham London Run 10k, visit  greatrun.org/Newham Romford lifeguard Caroline Aylott, 57, will be celebrating with her new found love of running, as she prepares for the Simplyhealth Great Newham London Run this July.

Caroline, who was a Games Maker at London 2012, will return to the stadium this summer and cross the same finish line as Olympic and Paralympic legends, alongside 15,000 other runners. “I'm excited to go back to Newham where I was born and back to
 
   
SEA Games 2017: President Tony Tan Keng Yam visits Team S'pore athletes training for KL event
 
 Straits Times     2017-04-18 kl. 14:50     318 words
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SINGAPORE - President Tony Tan Keng Yam dropped in on Team Singapore athletes training for this year's SEA Games on Tuesday evening, encouraging them as they prepare for the Aug 19-30 Games.

Last year, Joseph Schooling won Singapore's first Olympic gold in the men's 100m fly at the Rio Olympic Games, while para-swimmers Yip Pin Xiu and Theresa Goh won two golds and a bronze respectively at the Paralympics.

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Sky is the limit for equestrian sport as IOC President presents special trophy to FEI President
 
 Equestrian Australia     2017-04-18 kl. 14:43     272 words
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International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach paid a heartfelt tribute to equestrian sport when presenting FEI President Ingmar De Vos with the IOC President’s Trophy this week during the annual FEI Sports Forum 2017 .

Equestrian sport celebrated 104 years in the Olympic movement and 20 years in the Paralympic Movement at the Rio 2016 Games in Brazil.
 
   
The brilliant method used to control street crossings at the Boston Marathon
 
 LearningAndFinance     2017-04-18 kl. 14:14     690 words
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Fifty years after becoming the first woman to officially finish the Boston Marathon, Kathrine Switzer has done it again. Rupp is a three-time Olympian and made his Boston debut this year, and followed behind Kirui's record by 21 seconds.

Hug, a seven-time world champion and two-time Paralympic gold medalist, set a new world record on Monday with a finish time of 1:18:04.
 
   
Rio’s Metro Line 4 Stations Offer Reduced Fare Until April 30th
 
 The Rio Times     2017-04-18 kl. 14:12     449 words
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-- By , Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As part of MetrôRio’s “Quem Prova Aprova” (Who Tries It Approves) campaign, the five stations of the new Metro Line 4 will offer riders a reduced fare of R$3 until Sunday, April 30th.

The line opened to the public on September 19th, the day after the Paralympic Games ended.
 
   
Abdul Latif: All geared up for World Championship in London
 
 FourthOfficial.com     2017-04-18 kl. 14:04     343 words
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Photo: CBC It’s a big year for our national paralympic hero, Abdul Latif Romly. He has a world championship coming up in July, and then the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games in August.

Photo: CBC It’s a big year for our national paralympic hero, Abdul Latif Romly.... First of all, the Paralympian needs to cross the 7.52 m mark to qualify for the 2017 SEA Games.... It’s not an impossible feat for the Paralympic medalist.
 
   
Little England, Little Thinking
 
 Huffington Post UK     2017-04-18 kl. 13:42     971 words
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Another day, another Daily Mail front page screaming out to the British public about how bad it is we spend 0.7% of taxpayer's money trying to make the wider world a better place . How truly awful of us.

£608 for the Solomon Islands' paralympic team.
 
   
Making circumcision safer for young men with bleeding disorders
 
 News24     2017-04-18 kl. 12:28     1056 words
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                  Haemophilia impairs the body’s ability to make blood clots causing excessive bleeding.         Shutterstock       Circumcision is the  oldest and most frequent  surgical procedure in the world.

He recovered and is now one of Kenya’s paralympic sportsmen.

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Surgery can’t stop Ferreira claiming two IPC qualifiers
 
 SASCOC     2017-04-18 kl. 12:09     360 words
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By Appendix surgery less than a month before the South African aquatics championships in Durban couldn’t stop Alani Ferreira from nailing down two

By Appendix surgery less than a month before the South African aquatics championships in Durban couldn’t stop Alani Ferreira from nailing down two. ...qualifying times for the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming World Championships
 
   
Scholarship measure alive at state Capitol
 
 Honolulu Star-Advertiser     2017-04-18 kl. 12:08     638 words
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Hawaii lawmakers are working on a bill that would reduce costs for college students.

He says the victim is setting goals so he can compete one day in the Paralympic Games.
 
   
WWT partners with DLCA for an initiative 'Pratibhashali 2017'
 
 Indian Television     2017-04-18 kl. 12:04     477 words
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MUMBAI: The World Wide Talent in association with Darren Lehmann cricket academy (DLCA) Australia is has announced Pratibhashali 2017 a nation-wide

The initiative is also supported by Paralympics Committee of India and the finals will be telecast on DD Sports.

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New Zealand skiing star Peters confident of Pyeongchang Paralympic gold
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-04-18 kl. 11:59     342 words
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Nick Butler Tuesday, 18 April 2017 New Zealand's Alpine skiing star Corey Peters is seeking to turn silver into gold by winning at next year's Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang.

New Zealand skiing star Peters confident of Pyeongchang Paralympic gold.... Nick Butler Tuesday, 18 April 2017 New Zealand's Alpine skiing star Corey Peters is seeking to turn silver into gold by winning at next year's Winter Paralympic Games in...
 
   
Ellie Cole recalls Rio 2016, sets targets for Tokyo 2020
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-18 kl. 11:39     510 words
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After making an impressive comeback in 2016, the Australian swimmer is already planning for her fourth Paralympics.

After making an impressive comeback in 2016, the Australian swimmer is already planning for her fourth Paralympics.Ellie Cole had just won four golds and two bronzes at the London 2012 Paralympic Games when she underwent a shoulder surgery and a
 
   
Para athletics explained – visually impaired long jump
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-18 kl. 11:39     903 words
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Find out from the Paralympic champion how he manages to be the best in the world despite having to wear a blindfold to jump. "I had a bad experience once, when I jumped and landed out of the sand.

Find out from the Paralympic champion how he manages to be the best in the world despite having to wear a blindfold to jump.... Brazil’s own Paralympic champion, Ricardo Costa da Oliveira, leapt a phenomenal 6.52m with his final attempt to seal gold at...
 
   
Wheelchair basketball lands in the House of Basketball
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-18 kl. 11:39     501 words
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The exhibition stands alongside 40,000 objects representing basketball’s rich history. “For wheelchair basketball to have such a physical presence at the House of Basketball itself shows real testament of our evolving partnership with FIBA.

Visitors will be walked through a timeline of its history, co-written by Horst Strohkendl and Armand “Tip” Thiboutot and endorsed by International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven MBE, whilst also being captivated by a film
 
   
PARA-VANDYK: Van Dyk blasts to Boston silver in nailbiting sprint finish
 
 Namibia Press Agency     2017-04-18 kl. 10:48     93 words
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Contributed by NAMPA / ANA. PARA-VANDYK: Van Dyk blasts to Boston silver in nailbiting sprint finish MARK ETHERIDGE BOSTON, US, April 18 (ANA) -

Race honours at the iconic United States event went to Switzerland's Marcel Hug as the double Rio Paralympic gold medallist notched up his hat-trick of Boston victories in a world-best 1hr 18min 03s ...
 
   
DISTRICT: Hospice run raises over £8,000
 
 Everything Epping Forest     2017-04-18 kl. 10:47     264 words
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8.35am - 18th April 2017 MORE than 300 runners took part in the St Clare Hospice 10k race which is expected to have raised over £8,000.

hospice. GB Paralympian Richard Chiassaro won the wheelchair race in 23mins 25secs.... Richard, who competed in the Rio 2016 Paralympics and coaches the Harlow Wheelchair Racing Squad, finished with three other members of his Harlow-based squad -
 
   
Lucy Bartholomew Ultra-Trail Australia Interview
 
 Girl.com.au     2017-04-18 kl. 10:23     1503 words
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Ultra-Trail Australia (UTA), the Southern Hemisphere's biggest trail running event, is gearing up for its 10th Anniversary and its largest participation numbers to date, with over 15,000 athletes and spectators expected to converge in the Blue Mountains.

Notable Australians participating this year include Running Mum's editor Nicole Bunyan who will tackle the UTA100 for the first time, and six-time Winter and Summer Paralympic gold medalist Michael Milton.
 
   
State Council appoints, removes officials
 
 People.com.cn     2017-04-18 kl. 10:12     180 words
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BEIJING, April 18 (Xinhua) -- The State Council announced the appointment and removal of several senior officials Tuesday. Qin Gang was named Assistant Foreign Minister, and Zou Jiayi was named deputy head of the Ministry of Supervision.

Xu Qin was appointed executive chairman of the Organizing Committee of 2022 Beijing Olympic Winter Games and Paralympic Games, while Zhang Qingwei was removed from the post.
 
   
Home win gives Lucas Sithole a big shot of confidence
 
 Citizen.co.za     2017-04-18 kl. 09:52     292 words
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His latest victory on home soil will give him a significant boost for the rest of a lengthy season, wheelchair tennis player Lucas Sithole believes, after the local ace reclaimed his SA Open title at Ellis Park on Friday.

He secured a 6-4 6-2 win over Great Britain’s Gordon Reid, the Paralympic champion.

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Event-Related Potentials Altered in Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder during Working Memory Tasks
 
 Frontiers in Neurorobotics     2017-04-18 kl. 09:40     7518 words
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Introduction Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a serious mental disorder that is characterized by a pervasive pattern of instabilities in affect regulation, impulse control, interpersonal relationships, and self-image ( van Zutphen et al.

(2010). Benefits of sports participation for executive function in disabled athletes.
 
   
Bionics, Gene Doping, and Brain Training: What’s Next for Human Engineering in Sports? | VICE Sports
 
 True Viral News     2017-04-18 kl. 09:15     3520 words
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A powder that helps badly damaged muscle tissue regenerate. Genetically engineered mice that can scale ladders while carrying three times their body weight.

I don’t think the day is very far away where we see Paralympians breaking speed records.