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Parasport Sverige flyttar fram de internationella positionerna
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-04-23 kl. 15:14     196 words
 
Pressmeddelande Apr 23, 2017 15:14 CEST Parasport Sveriges Linnéa Björndahl från Katrineholm är invald i The International Federation for Intellectual Disability Sport (Inas) globala styrelse.

Parasport Sverige flyttar fram de internationella positionerna.... Pressmeddelande Apr 23, 2017 15:14 CEST Parasport Sveriges Linnéa Björndahl från Katrineholm är invald i The International Federation for Intellectual Disability Sport (Inas) globala...

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Länsstyrelsen positiv till OS i Stockholm
 
 Lokaltidningen Mitt i     2017-04-23 kl. 10:47     172 words
 
Nu går länsstyrelsen ut och säger att de ser positivt på ett framtida OS i regionen. Man lyfter bland annat att det kan ge nya arbetstillfällen och ett uppsving för besöksnäringen som skäl till sin inställning.

Man lyfter bland annat att det kan ge nya arbetstillfällen och ett uppsving för besöksnäringen som skäl till sin inställning.Om Stockholm skulle få Vinter-OS och Paralympics 2026 skulle flera nya anläggningar behöva byggas men spelen har
 
   
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David Weir in seventh heaven after banishing Rio Paralympic demons to win
 
 Daily Mirror     2017-04-24 kl. 08:34     599 words
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"The last few months have been hell for me. I've been in a dark place - suffering with depression. Training was the only thing that kept me going"

David Weir in seventh heaven after banishing Rio Paralympic demons to win. ...London Marathon."The last few months have been hell for me.... Alex Spink 06:45, 24 APR 2017 David Weir banished his Paralympic demons with a record-breaking seventh London...
 
   
How disabled travellers still face discrimination by airlines
 
 The Guardian     2017-04-24 kl. 08:02     1478 words
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When an airline damaged her mobility scooter, Jenny Gumbrell, who has MS, fought in vain for a replacement.

Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA Paralympian Chris Holmes, former disability commissioner for the Equality and Human Rights Commission, urges UK airlines to follow suit. “This unfair policy is trapping disabled people in a cycle of disadvantage,” he says.

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Adrian's Welsh Bites: Paralympics and politics with Tanni Grey-Thompson
 
 itv.com     2017-04-24 kl. 07:47     433 words
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Grey-Thompson leads the field on her way to winning the women's 800 metres in the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney Credit: PA Cardiff-born Tanni Grey-Thompson first made it into public life as an athlete at just 17 years old.

Paralympics and politics with Tanni Grey-Thompson.... Grey-Thompson leads the field on her way to winning the women's 800 metres in the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney Credit:... PA Cardiff-born Tanni Grey-Thompson first made it into public life as an athlete at just 17 years old.She went on to win 11 Paralympic...

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Foreign Olympics officials impressed by what they’ve seen of Tokyo’s 2020 plans
 
 Japan Times     2017-04-24 kl. 07:02     503 words
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With just over three years to go, sports administrators from around the world are already visiting Tokyo to check on the city’s preparations for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

With just over three years to go, sports administrators from around the world are already visiting Tokyo to check on the city’s preparations for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.While Tokyo has overcome some initial setbacks, such as the

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Inline skater Smith speeds past opponents for overall crown
 
 Timaru Herald     2017-04-24 kl. 06:55     466 words
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Tyla Smith was named the overall winner of the Temuka Sports awards following her deeds in speed skating and hockey. Speed skater Tyla Smith claimed the supreme award at the Temuka Sports Awards last Friday.

Talbot said guest speaker Anna Grimaldi, who won gold at the 2016 Rio Paralympics, was fantastic.

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Event game-changer
 
 Shepparton News Online     2017-04-24 kl. 06:45     397 words
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Tatura paralympian Michael Dobbie believes a Commonwealth Games hosted in the Goulburn Valley could become a game-changer for athletes with disabilities.

Event game-changer. Tatura paralympian Michael Dobbie believes a Commonwealth Games hosted in the Goulburn Valley could become a game-changer for athletes with disabilities.The City of Greater Shepparton has led a taskforce to bring the Commonwealth...
 
   
Canadian Triathletes Finish Just Shy of CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon American Cup Podium in Barbados
 
 Triathlon Canada     2017-04-24 kl. 06:17     839 words
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John Rasmussen edged off men’s podium in fourth, Severine Bouchez leads Canadian women in fifth BRIDGETOWN, Barbados—John Rasmussen and Severine

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Los Angeles unveil virtue venue tour of South Bay Sports Park to coincide with Earth Day
 
 OrlandoEcho.com     2017-04-24 kl. 05:17     95 words
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Los Angeles 2024 have unveiled the second part of their virtual venue tour series to coincide with Earth Day.

Paralympic Movement at the forefront of sustainability".Track cycling, tennis, hockey, rugby sevens ...
 
   
Locals excel at powerlifting comp
 
 Macleay Argus     2017-04-24 kl. 04:51     160 words
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Three local powerlifters from Paralympian Terry Giddy’s gym at Aldavilla recently competed at the prestigious invitational Matti Tikka.

Three local powerlifters from Paralympian Terry Giddy’s gym at Aldavilla recently competed at the prestigious invitational Matti Tikka.Three local powerlifters from Paralympian Terry Giddy’s gym at Aldavilla recently competed at the prestigious
 
   
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE OF REPUB : Second Vice Foreign Minister Meets with UK Ambassador to ROK
 
 4 Traders     2017-04-24 kl. 03:57     635 words
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1. Second Vice Foreign Minister Ahn Chong-ghee met with UK Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Charles Hay on April 20.

Paralympics would contribute to the success of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics.
 
   
Kenya's Keitany breaks women's only world record at London Marathon
 
 Equilibrio Informativo     2017-04-24 kl. 03:55     335 words
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Kenya's Daniel Wanjiru held off a late charge from Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele to win the London Marathon on Sunday in two hours five minutes 48 seconds.

The six-time Paralympic gold medallist beat reigning champion Marcel Hug of Switzerland in a sprint finish to win for the first time since 2.
 
   
Coates Outlines Transition for Final Term, Faces Workplace Complaints...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-04-24 kl. 03:48     521 words
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(ATR) Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates tells sports federation leaders that he will work to find a successor if he is elected to a final term.

Coates says that his positions as a senior IOC member will be a valuable way to groom new AOC leadership. “It is as chair of the IOC Coordination Commission for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games that I can provide the best experience and

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UCO Endeavor Games announces national partners
 
 Edmund Evening Sun     2017-04-24 kl. 03:06     321 words
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As the University of Central Oklahoma Endeavor Games Series prepares to host athletes with physical disabilities from across the nation for two

U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, also serves as a national partner for the games, as their Gateway to Gold initiative connects people with Paralympic-eligible impairments to various Paralympic...
 
   
News Bafta Craft Award For Mum Writer
 
 Beyond The Joke     2017-04-24 kl. 02:46     1271 words
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Stefan Golazsweski has won the British Academy Television Craft Award for Best Writer: Comedy for his work on BBC sitcom Mum, starring Lesley Manville and Peter Mullan.

Creative Shop/PullString/Joi Polloi/Snapchat/Channel 4 SUNSET + VINE, DELTATRE, LIVE WIRE, GOLDEN EGG INNOVATION Paralympics 2016 – Sunset + Vine/DeltaTre/Live Wire/Golden Egg Innovation/Channel 4 DIRECTOR:... The Ink Factory/Demarest/Character Seven/BBC One RICHARD NORLEY, LEE JACOBS, CALLUM O’REILLY Paralympics...
 
   
Weir wins men’s wheelchair race
 
 Zimbabwe Herald     2017-04-24 kl. 02:39     291 words
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Britain’s David Weir won a record seventh London Marathon men’s wheelchair title – and afterwards called it his “best victory ever”.

Britain’s David Weir won a record seventh London Marathon men’s wheelchair title – and afterwards called it his “best victory ever”.The six-time Paralympic gold medallist beat reigning champion Marcel Hug of Switzerland in a sprint finish
 
   
BAFTA TV Craft Awards: Full winners list led by ‘The Crown’
 
 Gold Derby     2017-04-24 kl. 00:40     577 words
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Ray Tang/REX/Shutterstock The BAFTA TV Craft Awards honor skills in 20 different categories. Nine of these are devoted to fictional programming, another four to factual, and seven are in combined fields.

Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef “ “David Attenborough’s Story of Life App ” “Humans” “Paralympics 2016” DIRECTOR (MULTI-CAMERA) Pete Andrews, “Wimbeldon” X – Chris Power, “Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway” Nikki ... The Abominable Bride” “War and Peace” TITLES AND GRAPHIC IDENTITY “The Crown” “The Durrells ” “The Night Manager” X – “Paralympics...
 
   
Rentokil reveals how it tackled threat of Zika at Rio Olympics
 
 Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland     2017-04-24 kl. 00:38     319 words
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Rentokil? has spoken for the first time about its involvement in keeping last year’s Rio Olympics free of the Zika virus.

Rentokil? has spoken for the first time about its involvement in keeping last year’s Rio Olympics free of the Zika virus.The company was awarded the contract to deliver pest control for the Olympic and Paralympic Games to keep athletes and

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Tweed stories focus more on ability
 
 Tweed Daily News     2017-04-24 kl. 00:16     488 words
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ALLY Page loved being a midwife, then mental illness forced her to give up that career. Her story and mementoes, together with those of other residents of the Tweed living with a disability, are on display at the Tweed Regional Museum Murwillumbah.

I belong to the planet.” Swimmer Tracy Barrell won a gold medal at the Barcelona Paralympics.
 
   
BAFTA TV Craft Award Winners Include ‘The Crown’, ‘The Night Manager’, ‘National Treasure’ — Full List
 
 Yahoo! Singpore She     2017-04-23 kl. 22:38     558 words
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In advance of the BAFTA TV Awards on May 14, the British Academy of Film and Television arts handed out prizes to behind-the-scenes talent in London this evening.

GRAPHIC IDENTITY RICHARD NORLEY, LEE JACOBS, CALLUM O’REILLY Paralympics 2016 – Sunset + Vine/Channel 4WRITER:

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Royal endorsement for marathon as runners bring colour to London's streets
 
 Tyrone Times     2017-04-23 kl. 22:28     131 words
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British London Marathon runners Charlotte Purdue, Susan Partridge, Jo Pavey and Alyson Dixon during a photocall at Tower Hotel

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Canada’s Malindi Elmore Storms into Eighth at Ironman North American Championships in Southern Texas
 
 Triathlon Canada     2017-04-23 kl. 22:17     947 words
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Stephen Kilshaw battles to crack top-15 in men’s race THE WOODLANDS, TX—Malindi Elmore took the nation on her shoulders and charged her way into the top-10, finishing eighth in the women’s Ironman North American Championship in The Woodlands, TX.

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The poverty of politics and tobacco policy
 
 Malaysia News.net     2017-04-23 kl. 22:08     99 words
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The Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry has drafted a set of new measures to stop passive smoking as Tokyo braces for the 2020 Summer Olympic and

The Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry has drafted a set of new measures to stop passive smoking as Tokyo braces for the 2020 Summer Olympic and. ...Paralympic Games, calling for a total smoking ban on the premises of public facilities such as

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Former America's Cup winner links up with dad for World Masters Games
 
 Waikato Times     2017-04-23 kl. 22:08     558 words
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Seven-time America's Cup sailor Tony Rae, right, and father Murray will compete as a father-son duo in the upcoming World Masters Games.

He also went to the 2016 Rio Paralympic sailing team as part of the shore crew.

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Brighton Judo Club moves to new home after grapple with bills
 
 Brighton and Hove News     2017-04-23 kl. 21:30     669 words
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Brighton Judo Club is moving to a new home after grappling with the rising costs of running its own premises.

medals at the British Schools Judo Championship in Sheffield earlier this month. “Ben Quilter, Paralympian bronze medallist in London 2012, started his judo career at the club, which caters for all. “We have five-year-olds and 70-year-olds on the
 
   
USA wins silver at 2017 World Para Hockey Championship
 
 AXS.com     2017-04-23 kl. 21:07     223 words
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The United States won the silver medal at the 2017 World Para Hockey Championship in Gangneung, South Korea on Thursday.

Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang.  The Americans went through the entire round robin portion of the tournament with a perfect record of six wins and zero losses.
 
   
Which of the NEW #TeamUSA apparel collections are you most excited to see..
 
 TaableNote News     2017-04-23 kl. 19:50     47 words
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Which of the NEW #TeamUSA apparel collections are you most excited to see this week? Use the reactions below to let us know!

Use the reactions below to let us know!Spring Nike Collection = LA 2024 = ?? Nike Paralympic Collection = PLUS sign up for exclusive access & a chance to win: go.teamusa.org/2p6z2Jn.
 
   
30th annual AbilityBowl a hit in southwest
 
 Swift Current Online     2017-04-23 kl. 19:43     267 words
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Not Catholic? Go to Public School says Judge Starting in the fall of 2018, separate schools in the province will have to fully accept the religion they follow after a court ruling this week.

In partnership with Lucky Charlie's, Unforgettable You is holding a charity fashion show to raise funds for… Classroom Champions Mentor, Canadian Paralympian Snowboarder Michelle Salt.... Starting in September 2017, teachers in the southwest, and across the country, will be partnering with Canadian Olympians and Paralympians...
 
   
Steinberg: Bebe Vio raises her foil against anti-vax hysteria
 
 Chicago Sun-Times     2017-04-23 kl. 19:20     701 words
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Follow @neilsteinberg You don’t need to speak the language to have your attention snagged by the April issue of the Italian edition of Rolling Stone magazine.

Follow @neilsteinberg You don’t need to speak the language to have your attention snagged by the April issue of the Italian edition of Rolling Stone magazine.The cover is a fashion shot of Paralympic fencing champion Bebe Vio, dressed in Dior, her
 
   
British crews aim to build on early season success at Hyeres World Cup
 
 Royal Yachting Association     2017-04-23 kl. 18:05     892 words
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Britain’s sailors will aim to continue their strong start to the 2020 Olympic cycle as round two of the 2017 World Cup Series hits the French Riviera this week in Hyeres (25-30 April).

In addition to the ten Olympic Classes, the World Cup Series in Hyeres welcomes an invitational kiteboarding event, with British racer Connor Bainbridge in the line-up, as well as racing in the 2.4mR Paralympic class where Will Street will be in

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SPED student-athletes ready to prove mettle in 2017 Palarong Pambansa
 
 Philippine Information Agency     2017-04-23 kl. 18:04     419 words
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PASIG CITY, April 24 –  Some 900 Special Education (SPED) athletes are expected to troop to San Jose de Buenavista, Antique to compete in the

PASIG CITY, April 24 –  Some 900 Special Education (SPED) athletes are expected to troop to San Jose de Buenavista, Antique to compete in the. ...different categories of Special (Para) Games in the 2017  Palarong Pambansa  and prove that no physical

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William, Kate and Harry cheer record number of London Marathon runners
 
 Chichester Observer     2017-04-23 kl. 18:03     131 words
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British London Marathon runners Charlotte Purdue, Susan Partridge, Jo Pavey and Alyson Dixon during a photocall at Tower Hotel

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Scots a Stone's Throw from an Olympics Place
 
 HighBeam Research     2017-04-23 kl. 17:56     121 words
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THE Olympic and Paralympic veterans have done what was required of them and it now falls to a couple of youngsters to ensure that Team GB has a full complement of curlers in Pyeonchang next year.

THE Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Seventh heaven for Weir after magnificent triumph in London
 
 British Athletics     2017-04-23 kl. 17:41     656 words
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  David Weir (coach: Jenny Archer) made history at the London Marathon as he surpassed Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson’s record number of wins in the capital, taking a magnificent seventh victory, five years after his last triumph.

best moments of my career’, and it is easy to see why, as he outsprinted Paralympic champion Marcel Hug and the rest of the bunched pack in the final straight down the Mall to take a memorable victory....   The field was largely bunched for much of the race, but Weir made sure he was in the leading group alongside Paralympic...

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William, Kate and Harry cheer record number of London Marathon runners
 
 Brighton & Hove Independent     2017-04-23 kl. 17:34     820 words
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London Marathon runners have pounded the streets of the capital in record numbers, urged on by a trio of royal cheerleaders. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry stood at the side of the gruelling 26.

Great Britain's paralympic gold medalist Richard Whitehead during the London Marathon.

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London Marathon: Record numbers of runners pound streets of the capital
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-04-23 kl. 17:31     594 words
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A record number of runners gathered at the start line of this year London Marathon to begin the arduous 26.2 mile run. More than 40,000 athletes received a royal-send off as they took off to complete the iconic feat.

Olympic and Paralympic heroes, including Rio gold medallist rowers Heather Stanning and Helen Glover, cyclist Chris Newton and Paralympic rower Pamela Relph, also took on the challenge to Buckingham Palace.

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Kent Police Cadets from Canterbury, Medway and Tonbridge pass out in parade in Maidstone
 
 Medway Messenger     2017-04-23 kl. 17:26     411 words
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Police cadets from around the county enjoyed taking part in their passing out parade today. More than 100 young people from Tonbridge, Canterbury and Medway were involved in the ceremony at the Kent Police Training School in Maidstone.

new cadets, who have been engaged with the force's volunteer police cadet scheme for 13 to 17-year-olds.  Newly appointed cadet ambassador and paralympian Charlotte Evans MBE also attended the event.

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Public Television's WORLD Channel to Air Season 3 of AMERICA REFRAMED
 
 Broadway World     2017-04-23 kl. 17:03     3516 words
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Join journalist and series host Natasha Del Torofor the continuation of the 3 rdseason of AMERICA REFRAMED ,WORLD Channel's independent film series co-produced with American Documentary, Inc. (AmDoc). AMERICA REFRAMEDairson Tuesdaynights at8 p.m.

From rehabilitation patients to Paralympic athletes, ENDLESS ABILITIES captures the spirit of resilient people who defy being defined by their physical disability.
 
   
President Jonathan’s 2013 Budget Speech on 10th October 2012 before the National Assembly
 
 NigeriaMagazine     2017-04-23 kl. 16:30     5382 words
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“Fiscal Consolidation with Inclusive Growth, Federal Republic of Nigeria 2013 Budget Speech “Fiscal Consolidation with Inclusive Growth, Delivered

At the same time, we were very delighted with the success of our Paralympics athletes.  My Administration is committed to addressing the challenges faced by our sports men and women.

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Rodrigo breaks discus world record at World Para Athletics Grand Prix in
 
 Inside The Games     2017-04-23 kl. 16:25     307 words
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Liam Morgan Sunday, 23 April 2017 Paralympic champion Alessandro Rodrigo broke the men'sF11discus world record

Rodrigo breaks discus world record at World Para Athletics Grand Prix in. ...São Paulo.Liam Morgan Sunday, 23 April 2017 Paralympic champion Alessandro Rodrigo broke the men'sF11discus world record.... Rodrigo surpassed the previous mark of 44.44 metres, set by Spain's Alfonso Lopes-Fidalgo in 1998, with a throw of 44.66m at the Brazilian Paralympic...

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Royals out in force to cheer marathon runners around London's streets
 
 Milton Keynes Citizen     2017-04-23 kl. 16:15     131 words
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British London Marathon runners Charlotte Purdue, Susan Partridge, Jo Pavey and Alyson Dixon during a photocall at Tower Hotel

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ASTC Subic Bay triathlon draws record field
 
 Thestandard.com.ph     2017-04-23 kl. 16:03     394 words
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A RECORD field is expected in the NTT ASTC Subic Bay International Triathlon which will fire off on April 29 and 30 at the Subic Bay Freeport Zone.

Wilma Eisma, TRAP president Mon Marchan, ASTC President Justin Park and Philippine Paralympic Committee president Mike Barredo.

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Glove hurts: Mel Nicholls suffers 'technical glitch' in London Marathon but hits targets
 
 GloucestershireLive.co.uk     2017-04-23 kl. 15:55     212 words
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You have to hand it to Gloucestershire Paralympian Mel Nicholls after her London Marathon success today. The 39-year-old was among the tens of thousands taking part in the 26.2 mile route course.

You have to hand it to Gloucestershire Paralympian Mel Nicholls after her London Marathon success today.

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Mary Keitany sets new world record as she wins the women's elite race at
 
 London Evening Standard     2017-04-23 kl. 15:55     841 words
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Nick Mashiter Sunday 23 April 2017 12:00 BST Mary KeitanyYui Mok/PA Wire

Six-time Paralympic champion Weir had hinted he was ready to postpone retirement to continue to focus on road racing after he walked away from Team GB following last year's disappointing Paralympics.
 
   
Practical English-learning facility to open in Tokyo
 
 The Japan News     2017-04-23 kl. 15:45     315 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun A hands-on English-learning facility where elementary to high school students will learn practical English through various activities is scheduled to open in Koto Ward, Tokyo, in September next year.

The Tokyo metropolitan board of education decided in fiscal 2014 to open the facility, with the aim of helping children acquire English-language skills while sparking their interest in overseas affairs ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic
 
   
David Weir banishes Rio demons to win record seventh London Marathon
 
 The Telegraph     2017-04-23 kl. 15:28     182 words
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Ben Bloom 23 April 2017 • 11:56am avid Weir banished his Rio Paralympics demons in stunning fashion, declaring his record seventh London Marathon victory “one of the biggest wins” of his career.

Ben Bloom 23 April 2017 • 11:56am avid Weir banished his Rio Paralympics demons in stunning fashion, declaring his record seventh London Marathon victory “one of the biggest wins” of his career.It had been five difficult years since Weir, 37,
 
   
Inas Awards winners for 2017 announced
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-23 kl. 15:12     258 words
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The winners of the 2017 International Federation for Intellectual Disability Sport (Inas) Awards have been revealed.

in Brisbane. Lenine Cuhna of Portugal has won the Best Male Athlete Award after earning 183 medals at Inas, International Paralympic Committee and European level competitions during his athletics career.... Marie Little has become the latest person to be inducted into the Inas Hall of Fame ©Inas Best Female went to Poland’s Barbara Niewiedzial, who has won three Paralympic...

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Emmerdale actress praises 'amazing' efforts of Zebedee project in
 
 Grimsby Telegraph     2017-04-23 kl. 15:11     910 words
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Mark Naylor Posted: April 23, 2017 Actress Sophie Powles in Cleethorpes.

It's incredible." MORE NEWS: Melanie Onn slams rumoured Tory tax rises as figures show Grimsby workers earn less than in 2010 Sophie added that in sport and other areas, there were things like the Paralympics but, in the arts, there was not and events...
 
   
London Marathon 2017 results and winners as Mary Keitany breaks the women's
 
 Daily Mirror     2017-04-23 kl. 15:07     1001 words
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It was a good day for Kenyan runners as Daniel Wanjiru also won the men's elite race

The 37-year-old multi-medal winning paralympian passed Tanni Grey-Thompson's record of six victories as he took the title right on the line from Switzerland's Marcel Hug.... Six-time Paralympic champion Weir had hinted he was ready to postpone retirement to continue to focus on road racing, after he walked away from Team GB following last year's disappointing Paralympics...

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London Marathon runner shows incredible sportsmanship to help exhausted
 
 Daily Mirror     2017-04-23 kl. 15:06     383 words
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Matthew Rees of Swansea Harriers stopped running just a few yards from the end of the race to help David Wyeth of Chorlton Runners finish his race

The 37-year-old multi-medal winning Paralympian passed Tanni Grey-Thompson's record of six victories as he took the title right on the line from Switzerland's Marcel Hug.
 
   
World Sailing President aiming to steer sport into calmer waters in lead-up
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-04-23 kl. 15:00     3113 words
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Liam Morgan Sunday, 23 April 2017 The year 2016 was notorious for surprise results. It was the year where many polls were found to be wayward and where the form book was well and truly ripped up.

This time it is the Paralympics which are the focal point as Andersen, who served as a member of the World Sailing Council between 2000 and 2008, reflects on the blow dealt to the sport by the International Paralympic...
 
   
Brisius appointed President of Stockholm 2026 by Swedish Olympic Committee
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-23 kl. 14:55     410 words
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Sailing executive Richard Brisius has been appointed President of Stockholm 2026 as the Swedish capital moves closer to cementing a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Sailing executive Richard Brisius has been appointed President of Stockholm 2026 as the Swedish capital moves closer to cementing a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.Stockholm, which withdrew from the race for the 2022 Games in

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David Weir banishes Rio demons to win record seventh London Marathon – Telegraph.co.uk
 
 News Informer.info     2017-04-23 kl. 14:41     122 words
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Telegraph.co.ukDavid Weir banishes Rio demons to win record seventh London MarathonTelegraph.co.

Telegraph.co.ukDavid Weir banishes Rio demons to win record seventh London MarathonTelegraph.co.ukIt had been five difficult years since Weir, 37, last triumphed in this race – his favourite event in his home city – with the six-time Paralympic

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Weir edges Hug for record victory
 
 ESPN.co.uk     2017-04-23 kl. 14:30     162 words
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David Weir crosses the line to win a record seventh London Marathon wheelchair race.  10:47 AM GMT Britain's David Weir has won a record seventh London Marathon title in the men's wheelchair race.

Six-time Paralympic champion Weir had hinted he was ready to postpone retirement to continue to focus on road racing, after he retired from Team GB following last year's disappointing Paralympics.
 
   
David Weir after winning London marathon: ‘The last four months have been hell’
 
 The Guardian     2017-04-23 kl. 14:28     392 words
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• David Weir wins a record seventh London marathon wheelchair race • ‘There is a weight lifted off my shoulders.

banished his Rio Paralympics demons by winning a record seventh London marathon wheelchair race – despite fearing that would miss the race after a hellish few months.... The 37-year-old quit the British team in January after being accused of throwing the 4x400m race at the Paralympics...
 
   
David Weir wins record seventh London Marathon
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-23 kl. 14:18     890 words
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Switzerland’s Manuela Schär secured her second marathon win in six days. “It’s truly amazing. It’s one of the biggest wins I’ve ever had.

I’ve had a challenging seven or eight months and challenging four months personally, and to even get on that start line is amazing,” said Weir, who retired from track racing after last year’s Paralympic Games , where he failed to reach the

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Mary Keitany breaks women-only world record to win London Marathon
 
 Wear Valley Advertiser     2017-04-23 kl. 14:11     598 words
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Kenya’s Mary Keitany set a new world record to win the women’s London Marathon as Daniel Wanjiru took victory in the men’s race. Earlier, Britain’s David Weir won a record seventh wheelchair title to clinch his first victory in London since 2012.

Six-time Paralympic champion Weir had hinted he was ready to postpone retirement to continue to focus on road racing after he walked away from Team GB following last year’s disappointing Paralympics.

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Wallintgon Paralympian wins the London Marathon for the seventh time
 
 This Is Croydon     2017-04-23 kl. 13:59     54 words
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Croydon Advertiser Posted: April 23, 2017 British wheelchair athlete David Weir, pictured celebrating victory in the 2015 Great North Run.

Wallintgon Paralympian wins the London Marathon for the seventh time.... April 23, 2017 British wheelchair athlete David Weir, pictured celebrating victory in the 2015 Great North Run.Wallintgon Paralympian wins the London Marathon for the seventh time...
 
   
Mary Keitany breaks marathon record with third London win
 
 Nelson Mail     2017-04-23 kl. 13:53     484 words
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Mary Keitany won in 2 hours, 17 minutes and 1 second. Kenyan runner Mary Keitany broke Paula Radcliffe's women-only marathon world record on Sunday with a third victory in London, while Daniel Wanjiru won the men's race for the first time.

The 37-year-old Weir retired from track competition last year after the six-time Paralympic champion failed to win a medal at the Rio de Janeiro Games.

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London Marathon: Daniel Wanjiru holds off Ken...
 
 Dotemirates.com     2017-04-23 kl. 13:48     275 words
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Kenya's Daniel Wanjiru has won the men's elite race at the London Marathon. Wanjiru, 24, saw off world record holder Kenenisa Bekele to cross the finishing line with a time of two hours, five minutes and 48 seconds.

The six-time Paralympic gold medallist saw off the challenge of defending champion Marcel Hug to clinch first place with a time of one hour and 31 minutes and six seconds.
 
   
London Marathon: Keitany and Wanjiru make it a memorable day for Kenya
 
 The Guardian     2017-04-23 kl. 13:47     416 words
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• GB’s David Weir wins seventh title in wheelchair race after hellish year • Keitany sets women-only world record with run of 2hr17min01sec Mary

David Weir banished his Rio Paralympics demons by winning a record seventh London marathon wheelchair race ” despite fearing that would miss the race after a hellish few months.... The 37-year-old quit the British team in January after being accused of throwing the 4x400m race at the Paralympics...

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Mary Keitany breaks a marathon record with 3rd London win
 
 ABC News     2017-04-23 kl. 13:37     475 words
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Kenyan runner Mary Keitany broke Paula Radcliffe's women-only marathon world record on Sunday with a third victory in London, while Daniel Wanjiru won the men's race for the first time. The 35-year-old Keitany completed the 26.2-mile (42.

The 37-year-old Weir retired from track competition last year after the six-time Paralympic champion failed to win a medal at the Rio de Janeiro Games.

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Wallington's David Weir wins his seventh London Marathon medal
 
 Surrey Mirror     2017-04-23 kl. 13:34     210 words
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Comments (0) Wallington's own David Weir has won his seventh London Marathon men's wheelchair title, after finishing in one hour and 31 minutes.

READ MORE: 11-year-old girl gives her pocket money to Formula 4 driver Billy Monger after he had legs amputated This will be the six-time Paralympic gold medallist's seventh London Marathon victory after first clinching the title in 2002.
 
   
David Weir wins a record seventh London Marathon as he storms to victory in
 
 Mail Online     2017-04-23 kl. 13:34     496 words
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Riath Al-Samarrai for MailOnline 10:45 BST, 23 April 2017

The 37-year-old overtook Marcel Hug in a thrilling sprint finish to win in 1.31:06, eradicating his demons from the Rio Paralympics, where his underwhelming Games culminated with a failure to complete the marathon.... The six-time Paralympic gold...

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Record-breaker Mary Keitany wins London Marathon
 
 itv.com     2017-04-23 kl. 13:32     340 words
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Mary Keitany breaks women-only world record to win London Marathon Keitany celebrates. Photo: PA Kenya's Mary Keitany set a new world record to win the women's London Marathon as Britain's David Weir won a record seventh wheelchair title.

Six-time Paralympic champion Weir had hinted he was ready to postpone retirement to continue to focus on road racing after he walked away from Team GB following last year's disappointing Paralympics.

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'It made me a better person': P.E.I. Easter Seals ambassadors, then and now
 
 CBC     2017-04-23 kl. 13:13     1080 words
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'I see it continuing for many years to come, at least that is my hope sincerely' As Cameron Gordon, the 2017 Easter Seals ambassador, travels across

The 2011 ambassador, Hannah MacLellan, is moving ever closer to her goal of competing at the Paralympics in 2020.... (Submitted by Hannah MacLellan) She was in Toronto in April attending the NextGen Tokyo 2020 Swim Canada Camp, one of 12 athletes selected from across Canada to work with the head Canadian Paralympic...

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Mary Keitany breaks women-only world record to win London Marathon
 
 Lancaster & Morecambe Citizen     2017-04-23 kl. 13:06     501 words
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Kenya’s Mary Keitany set a new world record to win the women’s London Marathon as Britain’s David Weir won a record seventh wheelchair title. Keitany broke Paula Radcliffe’s 12-year women’s only marathon record to post two hours and 17 minutes. .

Six-time Paralympic champion Weir had hinted he was ready to postpone retirement to continue to focus on road racing after he walked away from Team GB following last year’s disappointing Paralympics.

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Holiday Hotspot with Germany’s Markus Rehm
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-23 kl. 12:56     281 words
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The German long jumper has won every title there is but where does he like to go on holiday? This week Paralympic, world and European long jump T44 champion Markus Rehm shares his Holiday Hotspot with us.

This week Paralympic, world and European long jump T44 champion Markus Rehm shares his Holiday Hotspot with us.The German holds the long jump T44 world record – a massive 8.40m, but he loves water sports as well as track and field; in 2005 he
 
   
Athletics New Zealand names team for 2017 World Para Athletics Junior Championships
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-23 kl. 12:56     279 words
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A team of four athletes will compete in Nottwil, Switzerland. Athletics New Zealand has named a team of four young athletes to compete at this year’s inaugural World Para Athletics Junior Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland.

The event serves as a pathway for talented young athletes towards regional and World Championships, as well as the Paralympic Games .... Last year’s Paralympic Games in Rio, Brazil, saw New Zealand Para athletes excel, winning nine medals in total –...
 
   
Second discus throw world record falls at Sao Paulo Grand Prix
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-23 kl. 12:56     325 words
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Alessandro Rodrigo added 22cm to a 19 year-old world record. Brazil's Alessandro Rodrigo broke the men's F11 discus world record on Saturday (22 April) at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Sai Paulo, Brazil.

Brazil's Alessandro Rodrigo broke the men's F11 discus world record on Saturday (22 April) at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Sai Paulo, Brazil.The reigning Paralympic...
 
   
Rio 2016 medallists share the pool at World Series
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-04-23 kl. 12:56     429 words
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Brazil see more success at their home competition in Sao Paulo.

The country’s biggest stars shared the water in the men's 100m freestyle, as multiple Rio 2016 Paralympic Games medallists went head-to-head.... A percentage system was applied to all of Saturday’s finals with 14-time S5 Paralympic champion Daniel Dias...

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Weir clinches record seventh London Marathon wheelchair title with late sprint
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-04-23 kl. 12:46     347 words
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Britain’s David Weir claimed a record seventh men’s wheelchair title at the Virgin Money London Marathon by producing a late sprint to beat Swiss rival Marcel Hug here today.

Weir’s triumph was his first at his home marathon since 2012 and the six-time Paralympic gold medallist reversed his recent record of defeats to Hug.

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David Weir wins the London Marathon men's wheelchair race for a seventh
 
 London Evening Standard     2017-04-23 kl. 12:34     480 words
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Nick Mashiter Sunday 23 April 2017 11:24 BST Finishing line | David Weir wins the men's wheelchair race Reuters / Matthew Childs

Six-time Paralympic champion Weir had hinted he was ready to postpone retirement to continue to focus on road racing, after he walked away from Team GB following last year's disappointing Paralympics.
 
   
London Marathon 2017: David Weir wins men's wheelchair race
 
 BBC     2017-04-23 kl. 12:29     288 words
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London Marathon: David Weir clinches dramatic seventh win Britain's David Weir won a record seventh London Marathon men's wheelchair title, beating reigning champion Marcel Hug of Switzerland in a sprint finish.

London Marathon: David Weir clinches dramatic seventh win Britain's David Weir won a record seventh London Marathon men's wheelchair title, beating reigning champion Marcel Hug of Switzerland in a sprint finish.Six-time Paralympic gold medallist Weir,...

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Seventh heaven for Weir
 
 Sporting Life     2017-04-23 kl. 12:21     309 words
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, 09:56 Britain's David Weir has won a record seventh London Marathon title in the men's wheelchair race.

Six-time Paralympic champion Weir had hinted he was ready to postpone retirement to continue to focus on road racing, after he walked away from Team GB following last year's disappointing Paralympics.

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David Weir wins a record seventh London Marathon
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-04-23 kl. 12:19     29 words
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Paralympic legend David Weir has won his seventh London Marathon title after taking a dramatic victory in the closing stages of the men's wheelchair race in the capital.

Paralympic legend David Weir has won his seventh London Marathon title after taking a dramatic victory in the closing stages of the men's wheelchair race in the capital.

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London Marathon 2017 results and winners as David Weir wins record seventh title
 
 Irish Mirror     2017-04-23 kl. 12:18     443 words
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David Weir set a record of SEVEN London Marathon victories on Sunday as he won the men's wheelchair race.

David Weir set a record of SEVEN London Marathon victories on Sunday as he won the men's wheelchair race.The 37-year-old multi-medal winning paralympian...

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Blade Runners inspire others with courage, persistence
 
 North West Arkansas Times     2017-04-23 kl. 12:17     946 words
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FORT SMITH — Richard Browne took a deep breath and released some nervous energy when he sprinted forward a few feet before taking his position at the starting blocks for the big race.

A football and basketball player in high school, Browne took up track and field after his accident and won the silver medal at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, England. “These guys are definitely an inspiration for me or any of the athletes
 
   
David Weir in seventh heaven after London Marathon success
 
 Lancaster & Morecambe Citizen     2017-04-23 kl. 12:06     291 words
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Britain’s David Weir has won a record seventh London Marathon title in the men’s wheelchair race.

Always has and always will be massive congrats!!! #LondonMarathon #AbbottWMM #awesome #champ — Mickey Bushell (@mickeybushell) April 23, 2017 Six-time Paralympic champion Weir had hinted he was ready to postpone retirement to continue to focus on

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Paralympic legend David Weir wins his seventh London Marathon title in men's wheelchair race
 
 Irish Mirror     2017-04-23 kl. 11:53     295 words
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British paralympian David Weir produced a stunning finish to win his record seventh London Marathon on Sunday.

Paralympic legend David Weir wins his seventh London Marathon title in men's wheelchair race.... British paralympian David Weir produced a stunning finish to win his record seventh London Marathon on Sunday.The multi-medal winning wheelchair athlete saw...

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London Marathon: David Weir wins men's wheelchair race
 
 BBC     2017-04-23 kl. 11:38     52 words
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Britain's David Weir won a record seventh London Marathon men's wheelchair title in a sprint finish, beating reigning champion Marcel Hug of Switzerland.

Britain's David Weir won a record seventh London Marathon men's wheelchair title in a sprint finish, beating reigning champion Marcel Hug of Switzerland.Six-time Paralympic gold medallist Weir, who also triumphed at the Paris Marathon, finished in

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'So scared!' Ashley James slips into blue Lycra and displays a full face
 
 Daily Mail     2017-04-23 kl. 11:26     1214 words
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Andrew Bullock For Mailonline 09:41 BST, 23 April 2017

They're followed by Paralympic runners taking part in the IPC Athletics Marathon World Cup.... Six-time Paralympic champion David Weir races in the men's wheelchair race, with Briton Jade Jones in the women's.

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The poverty of politics and tobacco policy
 
 Japan Times     2017-04-23 kl. 11:24     1412 words
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The Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry has drafted a set of new measures to stop passive smoking as Tokyo braces for the 2020 Summer Olympic and

The Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry has drafted a set of new measures to stop passive smoking as Tokyo braces for the 2020 Summer Olympic and. ...Paralympic Games, calling for a total smoking ban on the premises of public facilities such as
 
   
‘Whizbee’ And ‘Hero’ Revealed As Official Mascots For The Summer Of World Athletics
 
 PhoenixNewspaper.com     2017-04-23 kl. 10:48     547 words
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Whizbee the Bee and Hero the Hedgehog have today been revealed as the official mascots for the World Para Athletics Championships and IAAF World

Elinor impressed a stellar judging panel including representatives from the Organising Committee, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the IAAF and Blue Peter as well as Olympic champion Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill and double Paralympic gold
 
   
London Marathon 2017 live race updates
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-04-23 kl. 10:31     1333 words
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Jo Pavey was looking very relaxed at the start line. Having a little natter with her compatriot Susan Partridge. Today's field is being touted as one of the strongest ever to start the London Marathon.

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.

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Toyota to begin trialling hybrid boat in Tokyo
 
 Machinery Market     2017-04-23 kl. 10:24     156 words
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Posted on 23 Apr 2017 Toyota will begin testing a newly developed hybrid boat — a leisure craft — in the Tokyo region next summer, with the total feasibility study period being from July 2018 until March 2021.

A spokesman said: “In addition to its use for the maintenance of piers and other facilities at the Port of Tokyo, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government will use the Ponam-28V for visits to Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games venues along the Tokyo
 
   
Stadium deals, corruption and bribery: the questions at the heart of Brazil’s Olympic and World Cup ‘miracle’
 
 The Guardian     2017-04-23 kl. 10:03     2473 words
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The two mega-events were framed as a reason for Brazilians to be proud of a modern and forward-looking country; instead the economy has been shattered

The move assured that it received a sum of R$2.9bn from the federal government immediately for expenses brought about by the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and also for the payment of salaries.

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London Marathon 2017 live: Latest news, stories, action and results from the capital’s 37th marathon
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-04-23 kl. 09:16     136 words
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50,000 runners will take to the streets of the capital today in to take part in the 37th London Marathon . A record 253,930 people entered the public ballot last May, as demand for places in this year’s event far outstripped availability.

START TIMES 9am | Elite wheelchair race followed by Paralympic runners (IPC Athletics Mara.