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Hon drömmer om ett svenskt landslag
 
 Aftonbladet     2017-04-20 kl. 08:12     469 words
 
Caroline Persson, 17, är Sveriges enda kvinnliga elitspelare inom parahockey. Hon blev, som 16-åring, första svensk uttagen i Team Europa, och nu drömmer hon om ett svenskt landslag.

Min största dröm är att spela Paralympics för Sverige.... Det är ett jättebra initiativ, och förhoppningsvis kan det få bort fördomar mot parasport.... Siktar mot Paralympics.... Min allra största dröm är att spela i Paralympics, med ett svenskt lag.Povel...
 
   
Spelar avgörande match mot Norge
 
 Ystads Allehanda Plus     2017-04-19 kl. 21:14     357 words
 
Nästa år avgörs paralympics i koreanska PyeongChang. Redan nu är de svenska kälkhockeykronorna på plats för att försöka kvalificera sig och med två lokala spelare på isen spelar Sverige i dag en avgörande match mot Italien.

Nästa år avgörs paralympics i koreanska PyeongChang.... Sverige spelar just nu VM i PyeongChang och förutom medaljerna står platser i nästa års paralympics på spel.... Även om det skulle bli förlust mot Norge i torsdagens match så är paralympics inte...
 
   
Tuff smäll för Ojala
 
 TTELA     2017-04-19 kl. 20:43     486 words
 
Här tar VM-turneringen i kälkhockey slut för vänersborgaren Peter Ojala. - Jag slog axeln så hårt i isen att den hoppade ur led, säger Ojala från Gangneung i Sydkorea.

I potten ligger en direktplats till Paralympics 2018, annars väntar kvalspel i november.... Nu blir det inget spel för Ojala i placeringsmatchen mot Italien, en match som avgör om Sverige får en direktplats i Paralympics 2018 eller måste kvalspela.
 
   
Norsk IOK-höjdare: Sverige har stor chans att få OS 2026
 
 Dagens Nyheter     2017-04-19 kl. 15:50     788 words
 
Det finns norska planer på att ge sig in i striden om vinter-OS 2026, men Gerhard Heiberg, landets veteran inom Internationella olympiska kommittén (IOK), tror på Sverige. - Jag tror Stockholms chanser är mycket stora, säger IOK-höjdaren.

2019, september: IOK fattar beslutet om vilken stad som får arrangera vinter-OS och Paralympics 2026.
 
   
Första testet på väg mot EM för pararyttarna
 
 Svenska Ridsportforbundet     2017-04-19 kl. 15:49     396 words
 
Träning inför Waregem för Felicia Grimmenhag och Tarot E FOTO: Roland Thunholm Första testet på väg mot EM för pararyttarna Aldrig tidigare har Agneta Aronsson, landslagsledare för pararyttarna,

Anita har gjort två paralympics, både i London 2012 och var även i final i Rio de Janeiro, 2016.... Louise Etzners två bronsmedaljer från paralympics i Rio de Janeiro, 2016, gav alla den kick som behövs för att ge allt inför EM. -
 
   
Här är skidförbundets OS-svar till Falun
 
 Avesta Tidning     2017-04-19 kl. 09:47     156 words
 
Svenska skidförbundet håller med Riksidrottsförbundet. Falun bör vara med i Sveriges OS-ansökan. Foto: Lars Dafgård. Svenska skidförbundet tycker att Falun är en bra ort för OS 2026.

Foto: Lars Dafgård. Svenska skidförbundet tycker att Falun är en bra ort för OS 2026.Nästa år ska Sverige lämna in en ansökan om att arrangera vinter-OS och Paralympics 2026.

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Japan defence budget opens up opportunities for UK exporters
 
 DCI Contracts     2017-04-20 kl. 08:23     1113 words
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NDI helps its members in their efforts to export into overseas defence markets, with some interesting opportunities opening up, as defence writer Mark Lane discovers in conversation with NDI Director Andy Collier.

The country expects to spend around £8 billion in preparation and delivery of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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MOD Defence Contracts Online (web)
 
   
Swag of medals for Rylee
 
 Redland City Bulletin     2017-04-20 kl. 08:09     213 words
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Fourteen-year-old Rylee Grier-Stralow is Rylee Grier-Stralow. WELLINGTON Point teenager Rylee Grier-Stralow has been named female multi-class swimmer of the meet at the Queensland School Sport Swimming Championships.

Having been inspired by the Paralympics, Rylee started to compete about five years ago.
 
   
Another medal for Lancashire Paralympic hero
 
 2BR.co.uk     2017-04-20 kl. 07:50     186 words
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Another medal for this Lancashire Paralympic hero! Steph Slater picked up her MBE from Buckingham Palace. The swimmer posted about the amazing experience on Twitter saying it was an unforgettable special day shared with her family and friends.

Another medal for Lancashire Paralympic hero.... Another medal for this Lancashire Paralympic hero!
 
   
Athletics dominates finalists
 
 Wairarapa Times-Age     2017-04-20 kl. 07:40     451 words
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Jorge Sandoval, right, with Wairarapa Times-Age publisher and owner Andrew Denholm after being named 2016 supreme champion.

Disabled Athlete of the Year:
 
   
Team Claire: Voice of the forest
 
 The Star RAGE     2017-04-20 kl. 07:32     677 words
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[embedded content] NATURALIST Eddie Chan has a novel way of preserving the 130-million-year-old rainforest of Genting Highlands – by enabling it with mobile technology.

Once a trainer for Malaysian paralympians ahead of the Athens Paralympics in 2004, Chan was bitten by the nature bug in 2013.
 
   
Hudson to run at World Para Grand Prix
 
 Jamaica Gleaner     2017-04-20 kl. 07:30     303 words
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When Paralympian Shane Hudson steps on to the track tomorrow at the brand-new Brazilian Paralympic Centre, the home of the 2017 World Para Athletics Grand Prix, it will be a historic day for the Jamaica Paralympic Association (JPA).

When Paralympian Shane Hudson steps on to the track tomorrow at the brand-new Brazilian Paralympic Centre, the home of the 2017 World Para Athletics Grand Prix, it will be a historic day for the Jamaica Paralympic Association (JPA).It will be the
 
   
Athletics: Five minutes with Jacob Phillips
 
 New Zealand Herald     2017-04-20 kl. 06:56     39 words
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Rio Paralympic sprinter Jacob Phillips is an emerging talent in the sport with a bright future. We found out more about the Athletics NZ Performance Potential Squad member from the Waikato as he answers our Five Minutes With questions....

Rio Paralympic sprinter Jacob Phillips is an emerging talent in the sport with a bright future.
 
   
Local track athlete qualifies for national championship
 
 12 News Now     2017-04-20 kl. 05:56     282 words
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Today, 30-year-old track athlete, Anthony Quinn, dominated the track at the West Orange Stark High School. “I feel relieved about it finally being over,” said Anthony Quinn.

Today, 30-year-old track athlete, Anthony Quinn, dominated the track at the West Orange Stark High School. “I feel relieved about it finally being over,” said Anthony Quinn.This qualified Quinn to compete in the 400 meter Paralympic National
 
   
This festival features artistes with disabilities
 
 Honeycombers     2017-04-20 kl. 04:29     336 words
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Trending Hot New Tables in Singapore: March 2017 (Photo credit: Redeafination via Facebook) The TRUE COLOURS Festival for Artistes with

In case you’re not familiar, the singer fronted the highly successful “We’re the Superhumans” video campaign promoting the Rio 2016 Paralympics, and is one of the first international artistes to confirm his participation at the festival.

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Surfing isn't yet a Paralympic sport. But this Hawaii team is training like it will be
 
 KFVE     2017-04-20 kl. 04:13     315 words
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A Hawaii "adaptive" surf team is busy putting in the work as they eye a possible berth in the 2024 Paralympic Games. Surfing isn't yet a sport in the Paralympics.

Surfing isn't yet a Paralympic sport.... A Hawaii "adaptive" surf team is busy putting in the work as they eye a possible berth in the 2024 Paralympic Games.... Surfing isn't yet a sport in the Paralympics.But there's big hopes that it could happen soon,...

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Mariyappan hopes to inspire para-athletes
 
 New Indian Express     2017-04-20 kl. 03:59     159 words
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Thangavelu Mariyappan (centre) was feted by TNPSA on Wednesday CHENNAI: Paralympian Thangavelu Mariyappan was felicitated by the Tamil Nadu Para Sports Association (TNPSA) on Wednesday.

Paralympian Thangavelu Mariyappan was felicitated by the Tamil Nadu Para Sports Association (TNPSA) on Wednesday.The agenda for the evening was set as soon as MS Nagarajan, the body’s chairman, referred to Mariyappan as a thanga magan (golden
 
   
FG: Indicted Recipients to Be Stripped of National Honours
 
 NigeriaMagazine     2017-04-20 kl. 03:46     1363 words
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President Goodluck Jonathan has directed the National Honours Committee to compile a list of persons conferred with National Honours whose integrity have come to question since their investiture.

The initial list of 149 was increased to 155 with the inclusion of the   six Paralympics gold medallists in the just-concluded London 2012 Paralympics where the country won a total of 13 medals, including     six gold medals.
 
   
Kipchoge, Hug, McFadden are Abbott World Marathon Champions
 
 Running Journal     2017-04-20 kl. 03:27     754 words
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Date:  04/19/2017 - 18:36 2017 Boston Marathon Marks End of One-Year Cycle Featuring Inaugural Wheelchai Competition BOSTON -- 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
 
   
World Champion Clarissa Chun Named U.S. Women’s Wrestling Assistant Coach
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-20 kl. 02:52     484 words
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, 8:05 p.m. (ET) Clarissa Chun visits USA House at the Royal College of Art on Aug. 9, 2012 in London. As a world champion and Olympic medalist, Clarissa Chun has already conquered the wrestling world as an athlete.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
In Brief: Bergeron nominated for Selke trophy for sixth time
 
 Waterloo Region Record     2017-04-20 kl. 02:38     1258 words
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NEW YORK — Centres Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins, Ryan Kesler of the Anaheim Ducks and Mikko Koivu of the Minnesota Wild were announced as the three finalists for the 2016-17 Frank J. Selke Trophy on Wednesday.

Charles Tator, lacrosse star Gaylord Powless, Canadian paralympic founder Dr.

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Levy set world record at National Championships
 
 Australian Jewish News     2017-04-20 kl. 02:34     443 words
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Share this story: MATT Levy broke a world record at the National Swimming Championships in Brisbane last week.

Share this story: MATT Levy broke a world record at the National Swimming Championships in Brisbane last week.The four-time Paralympian and twice Paralympic gold medallist – who has cerebral palsy and vision impairment – smashed the S7 class world...
 
   
Ironman legend Chrissie Wellington to race London Marathon
 
 220 Triathlon     2017-04-20 kl. 02:30     721 words
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Four times Ironman world champ Chrissie Wellington and 220's columnist Tim Heming to race the 2017 London Marathon

There will also be more than 70 para-athletes competing in the fourth World Para Athletics Marathon World Cup, including reigning wheelchair champion Marcel Hug and Boston Marathon winner Manuela Schär, plus Britain's six-times Paralympic champion
 
   
Goalball UK hopeful for Tokyo after £350k donation
 
 BBC     2017-04-20 kl. 02:16     194 words
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Great Britain did not have a men's or women's goalball team at the Rio 2016 Paralympics Goalball UK is hopeful its elite teams will compete at the Tokyo Paralympics in 2020 - after donations totalling £350,000 from a private backer.

Great Britain did not have a men's or women's goalball team at the Rio 2016 Paralympics Goalball UK is hopeful its elite teams will compete at the Tokyo Paralympics in 2020 - after donations totalling £350,000 from a private backer.The donor, who
 
   
News - 2017 Drake Relays Presented by Hy-Vee Rio Olympic Rematch/Invitational Fields
 
 RunnerSpace.com     2017-04-20 kl. 01:49     980 words
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Write News     Published by   Today, 11:28pm 2017 Drake Relays Presented by Hy-Vee Rio Olympic Rematch/Invitational Fields WATCH THE 2017 DRAKE RELAYS PRESENTED BY HY-VEE ON  USATF.

    Ricky Robertson USA 7-7.25 (2.31m) 2016   3rd Jamal Wilson Bahamas 7-6.5 (2.29m) 2016   6th Trevor Barry USA 7-7.25 (2.31m) 2016   4th Jesse Williams USA 7-9.25 (2.36m) 2012, 2008     Roderick Townsend USA 6-11.5 (2.12m) 2016 Paralympics
 
   
Sac State program helps individuals with disabilities reach new heights
 
 State Hornet     2017-04-20 kl. 01:31     820 words
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Sacramento State student Olivia Kite, left, assisted by Conner Marotte and RPTA volunteer Ashley Leyva, right, while using a pulley system to help her climb up the rock walls at The WELL.

In 2014, The WELL started a program called “All-In-Recreation” to provide Paralympic and adapted sports for individuals with disabilities to partake in campus recreation. “You don’t have to worry about having a disability affecting (whether)
 
   
No More Sibling Rivalry As Team Hamilton Takes On World's Best In Mixed Doubles Curling
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-20 kl. 01:20     1091 words
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, 5:35 p.m. (ET) Becca Hamilton (L) and Matt Hamilton will compete at the 2017 World Mixed Doubles Championship. Matt Hamilton got into curling around 2004.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Q&A: Dame Sarah Storey
 
 Cyclist.co.uk     2017-04-20 kl. 00:52     1874 words
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Dame Sarah Storey Age: 39 Nationality: British Honours: Para-cycling 9 Paralympic gold medals, 23 World Championship gold medals Para-swimming 5

39 Nationality: British Honours: Para-cycling 9 Paralympic gold medals, 23 World Championship gold medals Para-swimming 5. ...Paralympic gold medals, 5 World Championship gold medals 2016 Rio Paralympics, three cycling golds 2012 London Paralympics,...
 
   
Canadian hall inductees showed there is more to sports than winning
 
 Toronto Star Online     2017-04-20 kl. 00:34     787 words
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Olympic wrestler Carol Huynh says she was “surprised” to be named to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame class of 2017. Other inductees include Olympians Simon Whitfield and Cindy Klassen, hockey player Lanny McDonald and golfer Mike Weir.

  ( Chris Young / THE CANADIAN PRESS )   “(They’re) the greatest indigenous, national, Olympic and Paralympic sport heroes who shaped their sport, their communities and our country,” Olympic speed skating great Catriona Le May Doan said as
 
   
U.S. Paralympian visits Summit City with inspiring message
 
 ABC21 WPTA     2017-04-20 kl. 00:22     450 words
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA 21) - A woman who lost her leg in the Iraq war turned her disability into a series of triumphs. The Army veteran visited the Summit City Wednesday to inspire others.

U.S. Paralympian visits Summit City with inspiring message.... Paralympian team, Stockwell trained and made the swim team for the 2008 Beijing Paralympics.
 
   
Makerere’s Bwaga eyes ticket to London Para Games
 
 Uganda Daily Monitor     2017-04-20 kl. 00:01     244 words
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KAMPALA. Makerere University’s sprinter Bashir Bwaga is on course to redemption with an eye on the forthcoming World Para Athletics Championships in London following a dismal performance in the 2015 All-Africa Games in Congo-Brazzaville.

Tokyo (Paralympics).” Bwaga, a journalism student at Makerere, said he has rescheduled his timetable to the evening program, to allow him more training time.
 
   
'Hero' and 'Whizbee' are Worlds mascots
 
 BBC     2017-04-19 kl. 23:50     300 words
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29 of the top 30 entries in the competition were submitted by children from outside London Hero the Hedgehog and Whizbee the Bee have been revealed

Olympic heptathlon champion Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, who was part of a judging panel including representatives from the Organising Committee, the International Paralympic Committee, the IAAF and Blue Peter, said:... This summers Championships will be the biggest events to be staged at the London Stadium since the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic...

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Father and champion son swim against the tide
 
 Calcutta Telegraph     2017-04-19 kl. 23:18     611 words
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April 19: Sunil Biswas grew up in a children's shelter in Howrah, forced to live the life of an orphan because his parents could not raise him. He has worked hard to make a decent life for himself.

Father Sunil is Satirtha's anchor, channeling his experience as a member of the Bengal Paralympic Committee into helping his boy and other disabled athletes achieve their potential.... The same year, he had a third-place finish in the 50m freestyle at the national paralympic...
 
   
Minnesota woman didn't know she was competing; now she's a Boston Marathon champion
 
 Minneapolis Star Tribune     2017-04-19 kl. 23:14     751 words
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Competing in her third marathon ever and her first Boston Marathon two days ago, Chaska’s Michelle Love rolled toward the start line on her hand cycle

She finished in 2:39, the only woman among 26 men. “It was incredible, beyond words,” Love said. “I was just hoping to cross the finish line and say, ‘I, as a disabled athlete, crossed the finish line at Boston.’ … I feel like I was just
 
   
Final PyeongChang 2018 Test Event Concludes -- Federations Focus...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-04-19 kl. 23:04     600 words
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(ATR) The United States and Canada will square off for the title of world champion this week in South Korea as the 2017 Para Ice Hockey World Championships draw to a close.

next March's PyeongChang 2018 Paralympics.... The test event also serves as the first world championship for Paralympic hockey under its new name of Para Ice Hockey, ditching its former ‘IPC Ice Sledge Hockey’ moniker in 2016.

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Kobe Bryant Describes Competing at STAPLES Center in Latest LA 2024 "Legends of LA" Film
 
 Around The Rings     2017-04-19 kl. 23:04     498 words
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LA 2024 today released the second episode of its “Legends of LA” video series, featuring 2-time Olympic champion Kobe Bryant describing the magic of competing at Downtown LA’s STAPLES Center. In the heart of L.A.

In the video, Bryant praises STAPLES Center’s unique ability to inspire athletes, and points to LA’s “versatility" and “diversity” as features that would make the City of Angels the most welcoming host for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic
 
   
Goalball gold
 
 St. Thomas Times-Journal     2017-04-19 kl. 23:03     619 words
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Emma Reinke keeps her eyes open when she steps into the goalball court, but she sees nothing but darkness. That’s because she’s blindfolded, a way to keep the game - designed specifically for the blind and people with low vision – fair.

Ross MacDonald. It’s a Paralympic sport where three people on each side are blindfolded.... Despite her hesitancy to admit how good she actually is, she has her goals set high; she wants to make it to the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.
 
   
Russian athletes represented by GvW Graf von Westphalen in defending against exclusion from the Paralympics in Rio
 
 Graf von Westphalen     2017-04-19 kl. 22:39     311 words
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Five Russian athletes have now filed constitutional appeals with the German Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht) against their exclusion from the Paralympics Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

Russian athletes represented by GvW Graf von Westphalen in defending against exclusion from the Paralympics in Rio.... Five Russian athletes have now filed constitutional appeals with the German Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht) against their exclusion from the Paralympics...
 
   
How you can support the 2017 Desert Challenge Games
 
 12News.com     2017-04-19 kl. 22:24     243 words
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An athlete competes in the 2015 Desert Challenge Games. (Photo: Loren Worthington) This May, fans in the Valley will have a unique opportunity to watch some of the best athletes with disabilities from around the globe -- up close and personal.

You will see awesome athletic feats like this one last year from Paralympian Lex Gillette .
 
   
Jason Brown "Lives" To Cheer On His Figure Skating Teammates At World Team Trophy
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-19 kl. 22:18     1198 words
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, 1:40 p.m. (ET) (Top row L-R) Timothy LeDuc, Ashley Cain, Ashley Wagner, Madison Chock, Evan Bates, and (bottom row L-R) Nathan Chen, Jason Brown and Karen Chen prepare to compete at the 2017 ISU World Team Trophy in Tokyo.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “Honestly, the way I view myself, I am a team player in an individual sport,” he said, before boarding the plane for this week’s ISU World
 
   
Back to the future
 
 Sailing.org     2017-04-19 kl. 22:15     1376 words
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When round two of the 2017 World Cup Series takes place in Hyères, France from 23 - 30 April, many attending sailors know what it feels like to stand on top of an Olympic podium.

France's poster boy for Paralympic sailing, Damien Seguin, is the stand out name in the 2.4 Norlin OD field as he looks to add yet another medal to his impressive and ever growing collection.... With Paralympic stalwart Helena Lucas absent, Great Britain's Will Street and Carol Dugdale will look to step up and take the British fight to the Rio 2016 Paralympic...

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Alberta World Cup Society looking for transit, accommodation options for mobility challenged athletes
 
 Banff Crag & Canyon     2017-04-19 kl. 22:05     633 words
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Organizers of the 2017 Para-Nordic World Cup are emphasizing that holding the event in Canmore in December poses a number of accessibility challenges for athletes and spectators.

Organizers of the 2017 Para-Nordic World Cup are emphasizing that holding the event in Canmore in December poses a number of accessibility challenges for athletes and spectators.The International Paralympic...

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Laura Trott on pregnancy: "We just felt our baby kick. With us as parents it should have great legs"
 
 Irish Mirror     2017-04-19 kl. 21:58     1066 words
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They have 10 Olympic cycling golds between them, so as Laura Trott and Jason Kenny prepare for the arrival of their first child, their expectations are high...

Not in a million years would we think to be on our legs for that long.” Laura has had advice on motherhood from Paralympic gold medallist Dame Sarah Storey, 39, who returned to cycling within a year of having her daughter Louisa in 2013.
 
   
Five reasons to follow the Sao Paulo World Series
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-19 kl. 21:43     416 words
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The second of five World Series in 2017 will take place in Brazil and has attracted some of the country’s biggest name swimmers.

The multiple Paralympic champion added four titles to his collection at his home Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, cementing his legend status.
 
   
Gangneung 2017: Top five playoff storylines
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-19 kl. 21:43     662 words
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Find out who and what to watch on the final day of play at the 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships A-Pool.

The USA, also the reigning Paralympic champions, won gold in 2009, 2012 and 2015.... Hopes of a nation Less than one year out from hosting the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games , South Korea will be going for its second-ever medal on the world...
 
   
United States and Canada to clash for gold at World Para Ice Hockey Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-19 kl. 21:41     392 words
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The United States and Canada will clash for the gold medal at the 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships after both teams won their final preliminary round matches in Gangneung.

"I'm feeling pretty good, as that goal was a long-time coming," Wallace said.  "Winning a world title tomorrow would be huge and would build so much momentum heading into the Paralympics and to our legacy even more."...matches at next year's Winter Olympic and Paralympic...

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Local teachers can bring Olympian into class as virtual mentor
 
 Shaw     2017-04-19 kl. 21:19     681 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

Starting in September 2017, Kindergarten to Grade eight teachers in and around Calgary will have the opportunity to partner with Canadian Olympians and Paralympians thanks to the continued commitment of Shaw Communications Inc.
 
   
Hazelton's Carol Huynh going to sports hall of fame
 
 Parksville Qualicum News     2017-04-19 kl. 21:17     846 words
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Hazelton's Olympic hero Carol Huynh is being inducted in Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. The Hall Wednesday revealed the six Athletes, one team, and two sport "builders" who will make up the Class of 2017.

"We are thrilled to announce the Class of 2017 – a class that features Canada's greatest Indigenous, National, Olympic and Paralympic sport heroes who will inspire Canadians in sport and life.... Dr. Robert W. Jackson, founder of the Paralympic movement...

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Spelar avgörande match mot Norge
 
 Ystads Allehanda Plus     2017-04-19 kl. 21:14     357 words
 
Nästa år avgörs paralympics i koreanska PyeongChang. Redan nu är de svenska kälkhockeykronorna på plats för att försöka kvalificera sig och med två lokala spelare på isen spelar Sverige i dag en avgörande match mot Italien.

Nästa år avgörs paralympics i koreanska PyeongChang.... Sverige spelar just nu VM i PyeongChang och förutom medaljerna står platser i nästa års paralympics på spel.... Även om det skulle bli förlust mot Norge i torsdagens match så är paralympics inte...
 
   
Paralympian Lee Pearson knighted at Buckingham Palace for services to equestrianism
 
 The Sentinel     2017-04-19 kl. 21:03     538 words
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Paralympian Lee Pearson has spoken of his joy after officially receiving his knighthood at Buckingham Palace today.

Paralympian Lee Pearson knighted at Buckingham Palace for services to equestrianism.... Paralympian Lee Pearson has spoken of his joy after officially receiving his knighthood at Buckingham Palace today.The 43-year-old former Westwood College student was...

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Hidilyn to battle Wright
 
 Philippine Star     2017-04-19 kl. 20:49     657 words
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Rio Olympics weightlifting silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz will engage Fil-Canadian PBA and Gilas player Matthew Wright of Phoenix Petroleum in a

the Philippine Paralympics Committee, the SBP, the PBA and TV5 Sports in between games of a PBA Commissioner’s Cup doubleheader at the Smart Araneta Coliseum tomorrow night....four-day program in Manila to promote wheelchair basketball with four visiting Canadian experts. “A true test of both strength and coordination.” Wright will also participate in a trick shot contest with four-time Paralympian...
 
   
PARALYMPIAN SEARCH to visit Montreal on April 29 to discover future generation of potential Paralympic athletes
 
 Morningstar.com     2017-04-19 kl. 20:41     309 words
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/CNW/ - The PARALYMPIAN SEARCH will visit the hometown of some of the country's most successful Paralympic athletes on Saturday April 29 at the

PARALYMPIAN SEARCH to visit Montreal on April 29 to discover future generation of potential Paralympic athletes. /CNW/ - The PARALYMPIAN SEARCH will visit the hometown of some of the country's most successful Paralympic athletes on Saturday April 29

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Marc-André Fabien to lead paralympic committee and other legal moves and grooves for April 19
 
 Worldnews EasyBranches     2017-04-19 kl. 20:32     384 words
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Marc-André Fabien to lead Canadian Paralympic Committee Fasken Martineau Dumoulin partner Marc-André Fabien has been elected president of the Canadian Paralympic Committee. Fasken is the official legal partner of the Committee.

Marc-André Fabien to lead paralympic committee and other legal moves and grooves for April 19.... Marc-André Fabien to lead Canadian Paralympic Committee Fasken Martineau Dumoulin partner Marc-André Fabien has been elected president of the Canadian Paralympic...
 
   
Autonomic dysreflexia in spinal cord injury
 
 Nursing Times     2017-04-19 kl. 20:29     2400 words
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In this article An overview of autonomic dysreflexia Factors that can trigger autonomic dysreflexia Management strategies and the treatment pathway Author Helen Cowan is nurse in older people’s care, Order of St John Care Home, Oxford.

The condition gained attention during the London 2012 Paralympic Games when the dangerous practice of “boosting” in which athletes self-trigger AD to enhance performance due to the increased blood pressure was described.
 
   
Calgary connections highlight 2017 Canada Sports Hall of Fame class
 
 660 News     2017-04-19 kl. 20:28     225 words
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Calgary is going to be well-represented at the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame for 2017. The 2017 Canada Sports Hall of Fame class has been announced. Take a look at the inductees. https://t.co/fdKfWBgIbl pic.twitter.

Charles Tator, lacrosse star Gaylord Powless, Canadian Paralympic founder Dr.
 
   
Pinto re-elected as African Paralympic Committee President
 
 Inside The Games     2017-04-19 kl. 20:25     169 words
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Dan Palmer Wednesday, 19 April 2017 Leonel da Rocha Pinto has been re-elected as President of the African Paralympic Committee (APC).

Pinto re-elected as African Paralympic Committee President.... Dan Palmer Wednesday, 19 April 2017 Leonel da Rocha Pinto has been re-elected as President of the African Paralympic Committee (APC).The Angolan was the only candidate for the top role and was...
 
   
All medallists to be drugs tested at Olympics
 
 NigeriaMagazine     2017-04-19 kl. 20:23     111 words
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London 2012 will see the biggest anti-doping operation in the history of the Olympic Games. 150 scientists are set to take 6,000 samples between now and the end of the Paralympic Games, covering half of all the competitors.

150 scientists are set to take 6,000 samples between now and the end of the Paralympic Games, covering half of all the competitors.Every competitor who wins a medal will also be tested.
 
   
Swimming star Matt Wylie receives MBE at Buckingham Palace
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-04-19 kl. 19:59     105 words
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Sunderland swimming star Matt Wylie received royal approval today when he travelled to Buckingham Palace to officially receive his MBE. The 20-year-old, from Washington, was awarded the MBE in the New Year’s Honours list.

It came at the end of an amazing 2016 for Matt, who claimed gold in an historic victory in the S9 50m Freestyle on day six of the Paralympics in Rio.... The victory by the City of Sunderland swimmer, who has cerebral palsy, saw him become the first British Paralympic...
 
   
Pilipinas Warriors set sights on Paralympics
 
 Philippine Daily Inquirer     2017-04-19 kl. 19:53     62 words
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Pilipinas Warriors set sights on Paralympics.
 
   
Meet the Dancer Who's Redefining What it Means to be Disabled
 
 Dance Magazine     2017-04-19 kl. 19:37     728 words
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In Rachid Ouramdane's Tenir le temps , Annie Hanauer articulates the choreography with unforced precision, her natural demeanor and smooth transitions the perfect fit for Ouramdane's undulating, abstract patterns.

The company was also invited to perform at the Beijing Olympics in 2008, and at the Paralympic Games in London in 2012.

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Staffordshire Paralympian knighted - Signal 1
 
 Signal 1     2017-04-19 kl. 19:36     117 words
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Staffordshire Paralympian knighted Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 3:32pm

Staffordshire Paralympian knighted -... Signal 1. Staffordshire Paralympian knighted Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 3:32pm.... The winner of eleven Paralympic gold medals, Lee has represented Britain at five Paralympic Games.
 
   
Teenager Billy Monger has both legs amputated after horror Formula 4 crash at Donnington Park
 
 Irish Sun     2017-04-19 kl. 19:35     738 words
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BRITISH racing driver Billy Monger has lost both his legs following a horrific crash last weekend. The 17-year-old suffered a high-speed smash while racing in a Formula 4 race at Donnington Park on Sunday.

Zanardi returned to racing less than two years after his accident before taking up handcycling and has won gold medals at the London 2012 Paralympics and 2016 Paralympics in Rio.

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Ski Jumper Sarah Hendrickson Blogs About Her Perfect Comeback Season That Never Was
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-04-19 kl. 19:15     739 words
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By Sarah Hendrickson, 2013 Ski Jumping World Champion | April 19, 2017, 10:59 a.m. (ET) Sarah Hendrickson is one of the most decorated female ski jumpers in history. The 22-year-old has 25 world cup podiums to her name, including 13 wins.

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Winnipegger Cindy Klassen to be inducted into Canada Sports Hall of Fame
 
 Global News Canada     2017-04-19 kl. 19:06     173 words
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; Winnipeg's Cindy Klassen shows off the five medals she won during the 2006 Turin Olympics. Canadian Press Decorated Olympian Cindy Klassen will be among those added to the Canada Sports Hall of Fame later this year.

Charles Tator, lacrosse star Gaylord Powless, Canadian paralympic founder Dr.
 
   
Boca West Country Club to Host French Tennis Federation and USTA Junior Tournament April 19 - 22 to Help Expand American Interest in Red Clay Courts
 
 Sys-Con India     2017-04-19 kl. 19:06     1084 words
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From the Wires Rendez-vous a Roland-Garros in Partnership with Longines, to stage First-Ever U.S. Junior Wild Card tournament into French Open Juniors Apr.

In addition, it owns approximately 90 Pro Circuit events throughout the U.S. and selects the teams for the Davis Cup, Fed Cup, Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Hyundai, Kia bet on futuristic technology
 
 4 Traders     2017-04-19 kl. 19:04     789 words
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Prolonged debates over future car technology have zeroed in on electric vehicles (EV), as global top automakers are investing billions of dollars every year in the potential-laden area.

The second-generation Tucson ix is expected to be introduced during the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games and Paralympics next year, the official said its drive range will be enhanced to 800 kilometers by then.
 
   
Raisa Al Falasi leads UAE into final round of Boccia
 
 Khaleej Times     2017-04-19 kl. 19:02     553 words
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The Fazza Bisfed Regional Open Championship - Dubai 2017 is a qualifier to achieve ranking points for the forthcoming World Championships and Tokyo

Dubai 2017 is a qualifier to achieve ranking points for the forthcoming World Championships and Tokyo. ...2020 Paralympics Raisa Al Falasi led UAE's charge into the knockout rounds of the individual competition on the penultimate day of the Fazza

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Paralympic gold medallist Stephanie Slater gets her MBE
 
 itv.com     2017-04-19 kl. 18:46     60 words
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Paralympic gold medal winning swimmer Stephanie Slater has been presented with her MBE.

Paralympic gold medallist Stephanie Slater gets her MBE.... Paralympic gold medal winning swimmer Stephanie Slater has been presented with her MBE.Stephanie Slater and her MBE Credit: @StephESlater The swimmer from Preston was accompanied by her family...
 
   
Victoria Beckham receives an OBE for services to fashion
 
 WeAreTheCity     2017-04-19 kl. 18:28     298 words
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The British fashion designer and former spice girl received an OBE from Prince William today for services to the fashion industry. Beckham says she was ‘proud to be British’ after being awarded her OBE at Buckingham Palace.

receiving a damehood, which I never imagined I would ever receive, is an incredible honour.” Paralympic swimmer Bethany Firth, who won three golds and one silver at the Rio Olympics in 2016, will also be recognised with an MBE.
 
   
Beaches Easter Parade celebrates 50 years
 
 Inside Toronto     2017-04-19 kl. 18:25     166 words
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Thousands of people lined Queen Street East in the Beach this past Sunday for the 50th annual edition of the Beaches Easter Parade.

treats. Four-time Olympic swimming medallist and Beach resident Penny Oleksiak joined 2016 Rio Paralympics rowing medallist Victoria Nolan and Special Olympics Ontario backstroke gold medallist Claudia Brown to serve as the parade’s grand marshals.
 
   
Huynh, Whitfield and Klassen top Hall inductees
 
 YorkRegion.com     2017-04-19 kl. 18:25     144 words
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TORONTO — Decorated Olympians Carol Huynh, Simon Whitfield and Cindy Klassen headline the Canada Sports Hall of Fame's class of 2017. The trio was among nine new inductees unveiled today during a news conference at a Toronto hotel.

Charles Tator, lacrosse star Gaylord Powless, Canadian paralympic founder Dr.

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USOC praise in-state tuition bill for athletes at Olympic Training Center
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-19 kl. 18:14     342 words
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Athletes training at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs will now be entitled to in-state tuition at local colleges after a bill was passed into law.

Athletes must participate in a Colorado-based elite-level training programme that is approved by both the USOC and a National Governing Body of an Olympic, Paralympic, Pan American or Parapan American sport to be eligible for the initiative.

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There are 13 million disabled people in Britain. If we dont vote together, the DWP will tighten the screws on us
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-04-19 kl. 18:11     1033 words
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Scope, the charity for disabled people, tweeted an interesting number when the general election was announced. There are, it said, 13 million disabled people in Britain. Some 89 per cent have said they will vote.

Under this Government, disabled people are either Paralympic saints, there to provide inspiration porn and yet more of those smiley photo ops, or they are burdens on the state who should just stay out of the way.
 
   
Olympians Huynh, Whitfield and Klassen top Canada Sports Hall of Fame inductees
 
 Brandon Sun     2017-04-19 kl. 18:08     140 words
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TORONTO - Decorated Olympians Carol Huynh, Simon Whitfield and Cindy Klassen headline the Canada Sports Hall of Fame's class of 2017. The trio was among nine new inductees unveiled today during a news conference at a Toronto hotel.

Charles Tator, lacrosse star Gaylord Powless, Canadian paralympic founder Dr.

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Chuck Aoki: Games are over, what do we do now?
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-19 kl. 18:06     616 words
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The US wheelchair rugby player reflects on one of the most difficult questions high-performance athletes think about. "What do you do when something you’re passionate about ends?

myself “What do I do now?” About a month after the Rio 2016 Paralympics ended, I heard this refrain from several of my teammates, in one form or another.... I’m willing to bet that athletes across all Paralympic and Olympic sports said something similar...
 
   
London Marathon 2017 on the BBC
 
 BBC     2017-04-19 kl. 17:50     367 words
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There are countless reasons to take a run - what's yours? On Sunday, 23 April, the world's best elite runners as well as keen amateurs take on one of the most iconic races - the London Marathon.

Six-time Paralympic gold medallist David Weir has said he will retire after the men's elite wheelchair race.
 
   
Huynh, Klassen, Whitfield lead Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame 2017 class
 
 Worldnews EasyBranches     2017-04-19 kl. 17:48     1040 words
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Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame revealed its class of 2017 on Wednesday and it includes three Olympians who between them have won 10 Olympic medals.

Also to be inducted later this year are: former NHL player and Hockey Hall of Famer, Lanny McDonald; Mohawk lacrosse player, the late Gaylord Powless; 2003 Masters champion, golfer Mike Weir; Paralympic leader, the late Dr.
 
   
Preview: World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Sao Paulo
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-19 kl. 17:38     894 words
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Eighteen Paralympic medallists from around the world will compete from 21-23 April, including five Brazilian champions.

Eighteen Paralympic...
 
   
'What a fantastic day!' Jessica Ennis-Hill is joined by dapper husband
 
 Daily Mail     2017-04-19 kl. 17:33     1512 words
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Jabeen Waheed For Mailonline 15:03 BST, 19 April 2017

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

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Yuna Kim’s evolving Olympic role
 
 Comcast SportsNet     2017-04-19 kl. 17:17     764 words
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While South Korean superstar Yuna Kim won’t be competing at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics, the figure skater’s presence will be felt Yuna Kim captivated audiences when she became the 2010 Olympic champion in Vancouver.

Yuna Kim poses with the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic mascot, Soohorang, and the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games mascot, Bandabi.

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WBC stages four-day wheelchair basketball clinic
 
 Manila Times     2017-04-19 kl. 16:54     308 words
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The Wheelchair Basketball Canada (WBC) started its four-day training session and drills clinic with the Philippine national wheelchair basketball team on Wednesday at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum.

The Wheelchair Basketball Canada (WBC) started its four-day training session and drills clinic with the Philippine national wheelchair basketball team on Wednesday at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum.The Philippine Warriors and Philippine Paralympic

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London Marathon 2017: When is it, what is the weather forecast, which roads
 
 The Telegraph     2017-04-19 kl. 16:44     193 words
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Telegraph Sport 19 April 2017 • 12:57pm Why, it's only the 37th edition of the long-distance race around the streets of London which is tackled by both elite athletes and amateurs who regularly run the 26 mile and 385 yard course – or 42.195 kilometres for the Europhiles among us – for charitable causes.

First up, the wheelchair race starts at 8.55am (BST) and will be followed by Paralympic runners at 9am whose race is part of the IPC Athletics Marathon World Cup.
 
   
Co Down swimming star Bethany Firth receives MBE at Buckingham Palace
 
 Belfast Live     2017-04-19 kl. 16:31     116 words
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Rio golden girl Bethany Firth is all smiles as she poses with her MBE at Buckingham Palace. Bethany was presented with her honour by the Duke of Cambridge during a special investiture ceremony on Wednesday.

January. Bethany – who was Team GB's most decorated athlete at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Brazil – was recognised for services to swimming.... She claimed three gold medals and one silver in Rio, and broke two world records and a Paralympic record.
 
   
Mongolian capital mayor aims for sister city deal with Tokyo by 2020
 
 Japan Times     2017-04-19 kl. 16:19     276 words
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The mayor of Mongolia’s capital said Wednesday that Ulan Bator is seeking to forge a sister city agreement with Tokyo by 2020 and expand bilateral ties through tourism, culture and sports.

Yuriko Koike, whose city is hosting the Olympics and Paralympics three years from now.
 
   
Gangneung 2017: Canada to face USA for gold, South Korea to challenge Norway for bronze
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-19 kl. 16:16     1066 words
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Canada, USA and Norway all snag victories on final day of preliminary play at 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships A-Pool.

All four teams have now qualified for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games by virtue of their guaranteed top-five finishes in the tournament.... The final automatic Paralympic qualifier will be decided by the event’s fifth-place game, which will...
 
   
Fiji claim title, Australia dominate Oceania Champs
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-19 kl. 16:16     391 words
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Rio 2016 Paralympian Merewalesi Roden won Fiji’s only Para table tennis title on home soil in Suva; Australian players claimed eight remaining golds.

Rio 2016 Paralympian Merewalesi Roden won Fiji’s only Para table tennis title on home soil in Suva; Australian players claimed eight remaining golds.Local fans had a reason to celebrate at the Para Table Tennis (PTT) Oceania Regional Championships
 
   
Lanny McDonald, Klassen, Weir lead Canada's Sports Hall of Fame newcomers
 
 CBC     2017-04-19 kl. 16:15     894 words
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Watch the event live now A mix of amateur and professional athletes headline this year's class of nine inductees to Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, announced Wednesday morning in Toronto.

The Toronto native was also a founding member of the Canadian Paralympic movement in 1967, helping Canada make its debut at the 1968 Paralympic Games in Tel Aviv.

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Outdoor LED Displays Market to exceed $22bn by 2024
 
 Marketplace     2017-04-19 kl. 16:11     1339 words
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Asia Pacific outdoor LED displays market size was valued at over USD 1 billion in 2015 and is predicted to grow at nearly 25% CAGR from 2016 to 2024.

For instance, Panasonic, which is already an official partner of the Rio 2016 Olympics and the Rio 2016 Paralympics, recently announced that the company will supply large outdoor LED displays systems to the Live Site, an outdoor entertainment area

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Victoria Beckham: My OBE shows what happens if you dream big and work hard
 
 London Evening Standard     2017-04-19 kl. 16:08     1610 words
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The mother-of-four was recognised for her services to fashion and charity work

Wednesday's ceremony also saw heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill made a dame, while 11-times Paralympic games gold medallist Sir Lee Pearson and Academy and Tony award-winning actor Mark Rylance were awarded Knighthoods .
 
   
First Dates diner matched with ex who dumped her via text
 
 London Evening Standard     2017-04-19 kl. 16:08     453 words
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Emma was shocked to be paired up with a man she had already dated

and her date Tommy Channel 4 / Dave King 9/14 Weather presenter Sian Lloyd, and her date Max Channel 4 / Dave King 10/14 Paralympian Will Bayley, and his date Jessica Channel 4 / Dave King 11/14 Britain's Got Talent's Asleigh Butler, and her date
 
   
Canada's Sports Hall of Fame unveils 2017 class today
 
 CBC     2017-04-19 kl. 15:53     197 words
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Watch the event live starting at 10 a.m. ET Canada's Sports Hall of Fame unveils its class of 2017 from downtown Toronto today, and you can watch the event live by clicking on the video above starting at 10 a.m. ET.

Stephanie Dixon,19-time Paralympic medallist and world-record holder.

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Buccaneers’ taste of wheelchair tennis
 
 Southern Courier     2017-04-19 kl. 15:52     514 words
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Orlando Pirates players turned up at the SA Open wheelchair tennis. ORLANDO Pirates players Patrick Phungwayo, Brighton Mhlongo and Ntsiki Nyauza faced a test tougher than a Soweto derby at the Ellis Park Tennis Stadium in Johannesburg on April 13.

Nthando Mahlangu, who last year powered his way to silver in the T42 200m at the Rio Paralympics in an African record time. “I’ve never tried tennis before – it was my first time so I enjoyed it,” he said afterwards. “I remember some of the
 
   
Local para-canoeist wants to compete at the Paralympic Games
 
 Rekord Pretoria East     2017-04-19 kl. 15:50     520 words
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Graham Paull from Randburg made South African sports history last year when he became the very first Para-canoeist from the African continent to represent his country at the Paralympic Games .

Local para-canoeist wants to compete at the Paralympic Games.... Graham Paull from Randburg made South African sports history last year when he became the very first Para-canoeist from the African continent to represent his country at the Paralympic Games...
 
   
UKIP councillor who represents “birthplace of the Paralympics” fined for fraudulently using disabled parking badge
 
 TLE - News Entertainment Lifestyle     2017-04-19 kl. 15:16     630 words
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A UKIP councillor who represents the birthplace of the Paralympic Games has been fined for fraudulently using a disabled blue parking badge.

UKIP councillor who represents “birthplace of the Paralympics” fined for fraudulently using disabled parking badge.... A UKIP councillor who represents the birthplace of the Paralympic Games has been fined for fraudulently using a disabled blue parking...

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Victoria Beckham says receiving OBE from Duke of Cambridge was an ‘absolute pleasure’
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-04-19 kl. 15:14     450 words
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Victoria Beckham said it was an “absolute pleasure” to receive an OBE from the Duke of Cambridge . Beckham, 43, was recognised for her services to fashion and charity work at an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday.

Wednesday's ceremony also saw heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill made a dame, while 11-times Paralympic games gold medallist Sir Lee Pearson and Academy and Tony award-winning actor Mark Rylance were awarded Knighthoods .

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Paralympic gold medalist Pamela Relph on her biggest challenge yet
 
 London Live     2017-04-19 kl. 15:05     54 words
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This week we'll be getting to know some of those taking part in this weekend's London Marathon. Among the 50,000 people expected to set off is the Paralympic double gold medallist Pamela Relph.

Paralympic gold medalist Pamela Relph on her biggest challenge yet.... Among the 50,000 people expected to set off is the Paralympic double gold medallist Pamela Relph.The rowing champion, who suffers from Arthritis, says this will be one of her biggest...
 
   
NI swimmer Bethany Firth awarded MBE
 
 BBC     2017-04-19 kl. 14:56     139 words
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Image copyright PA Northern Ireland's four-time Paralympic gold medal-winning swimmer Bethany Firth has been recognised with an MBE. The swimmer, who won three gold medals at the Rio Games last year, received the award from XXX at Buckingham Palace.

Image copyright PA Northern Ireland's four-time Paralympic gold medal-winning swimmer Bethany Firth has been recognised with an MBE.... Image copyright PA Image caption Bethany Firth said she "wanted to do something special" for her final race at the 2016 Paralympics...

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"Silence" opens at cinemas nationwide this Friday.
 
 Showbiz in FULL HD     2017-04-19 kl. 14:50     10659 words
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Age Restriction: 16 V Running time: 161 Mins Director: Martin Scorsese Cast: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson Martin Scorsese’s Silence

exploring the events leading to the tragic Valentine’s Day killing of Reeva Steenkamp by Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.
 
   
Majesco Announces Ronan Tynan as Closing Keynote Speaker at Convergence 2017
 
 Business Wire     2017-04-19 kl. 14:48     872 words
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MORRISTOWN, N.J.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Majesco (NYSE MKT: MJCO), a global provider of core insurance software and consulting services for insurance

Ronan Tynan is an Irish tenor, recording artist, physician, and champion disabled athlete.

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United States Tennis Association Awards Aramark Merchandising Rights for US Open
 
 KHQ Right Now     2017-04-19 kl. 14:26     623 words
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SOURCE Aramark New Partnership will Create Dynamic Shopping Experience for Tennis Fans at Billie Jean King National Tennis Center PHILADELPHIA Under

In addition, it owns approximately 90 Pro Circuit events throughout the U.S. and selects the teams for the Davis Cup, Fed Cup, Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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'If you dream big and work hard you can accomplish great things': Victoria
 
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Joanna CrawleyBecky Freeth for MailOnline 12:16 BST, 19 April 2017

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

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Remembering Othman Wok: A brave man committed to multi-racialism, says Yaacob
 
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SINGAPORE - Courage, conviction and a deep-seated commitment to the ideal of multi-racialism were values manifested in Mr Othman Wok, said Minister for Communications and Information Yaacob Ibrahim on Wednesday (Apr 19).

"I can only imagine Encik Othman's satisfaction when he saw Singaporeans cheering on Team Singapore as one during the Olympics and Paralympics last year, and the SEA Games and ASEAN para-games the year before," he said.

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Abe calls antiterror bill ‘pressing’ in Diet debate
 
 The Japan News     2017-04-19 kl. 14:09     534 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun Full-fledged deliberations on a bill to punish major organized crimes in the planning and preparation stages began Wednesday, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attending a House of Representatives panel session.

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics only three years away, Abe said: “Implementing antiterrorist measures is a pressing issue.

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United States Tennis Association Awards Aramark Merchandising Rights for US Open
 
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/PRNewswire/ -- The United States Tennis Association (USTA) and Aramark (ARMK) today announced a partnership that will provide retail merchandise services for the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, home of the US Open.

In addition, it owns approximately 90 Pro Circuit events throughout the U.S. and selects the teams for the Davis Cup, Fed Cup, Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Brazil’s Olympic Pools Are On The Move
 
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The majority of the 2016 Rio Olympics swimming action took place in the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre. Pic: Rio de Janeiro City Hall / Beth Santos.

city of Manaus. The announcement by Myrtha Pools comes after a series of images showed the poor state of venues used at Rio 2016 just six months after the conclusion of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Legacy Pool Gets Royal Approval
 
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The opening ceremony of the Olympic Legacy pool at Mount Kelly school featured a swimming display by members of the Mount Kelly swim squad.

Mount Kelly in Tavistock has a long tradition of excellence in swimming and boasts 72 international swimmers, 17 Olympians and six Paralympians amongst its alumni, and has one Olympian currently at the School....facility will to be able to assist in producing the next generation of Olympic and Paralympic...