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Goalball och mycket annat skoj på läger
 
 Enköpings-Posten     2017-05-01 kl. 13:00     412 words
 
Föreningen Aktiva synskadade har varit i Enköping på läger samt tävlat i olika idrottsgrenar.

Goalball är sedan 1980 en officiell Paralympicsgren där Sverige nått en hel framgångar.... Ledaren Maria Wåglund har bland annat två paralympics-brons på sin meritlista.
 
   
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Three-on-three wheelchair hoopsters thrill Penhold
 
 Innisfail Province     2017-05-02 kl. 08:50     408 words
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Colleen Young, tournament chair “Wheelchair basketball athletes are just like us. They are competitive just like we are." PENHOLD – The town was host to the 2017 Junior West Regional Wheelchair Basketball Championships last weekend.

They are competitive just like we are,” said Young. “They love playing against those able-bodied players.” In addition, disabled athletes today have many opportunities to play sports said Young, including wheelchair tennis and wheelchair
 
   
LDP eyes referendum on constitutional revision separately from elections: sources
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-05-02 kl. 08:43     739 words
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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (Mainichi) As Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's administration aspires to revise the pacifist Constitution, a national

The referendum, if held, would be the first of its kind in Japan and would likely take place sometime after the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
‘Unique’ competitive powerlifting venue could come to Dundee
 
 Tayside and Fife Courier     2017-05-02 kl. 08:39     363 words
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The proposal is under consideration by Dundee City Council.

The proposal is under consideration by Dundee City Council.A former industrial building in Dundee could be transformed into the city’s first specialised gym for competitive powerlifters, as well as recreational and disabled athletes, if given the
 
   
Toyota Becomes Japan Boccia Association Gold Partner and Japan Wheelchair Basketball Federation Official Sponsor
 
 Foreign Affairs.co.nz     2017-05-02 kl. 08:17     312 words
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MIL OSI Economics – Source: Toyota Headline: Toyota City, Japan, May 2, 2017?Toyota Motor Corporation announced today that it has signed a Gold

Sharing the commitment of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to achieve a more-inclusive society for people with impairments through Paralympic...
 
   
UQ Business School putting Brisbane’s sister city on the map
 
 University of Queensland     2017-05-02 kl. 07:50     578 words
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The University of Queensland Business School is helping shape Brisbane’s sister city Kobe into an attractive international sports and tourist destination.

The University of Queensland Business School is helping shape Brisbane’s sister city Kobe into an attractive international sports and tourist destination.Ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, and 2021 Kansai
 
   
Getting the most out of life, Paralympian and euthanasia advocate fulfills Japan travel dream
 
 Japan Times     2017-05-02 kl. 07:39     556 words
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A Belgian Paralympic champion wheelchair racer and sometimes euthanasia campaigner expressed her delight at making her dream Japan visit a reality.

Getting the most out of life, Paralympian and euthanasia advocate fulfills Japan travel dream.... A Belgian Paralympic champion wheelchair racer and sometimes euthanasia campaigner expressed her delight at making her dream Japan visit a reality.Marieke...
 
   
'Doctors were wrong because I became a chatterbox': Australian student,
 
 Daily Mail     2017-05-02 kl. 07:06     1450 words
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Laura House For Daily Mail Australia 01:26 BST, 2 May 2017

Olivia, who was born with Down syndrome, is now determined to use her ever-growing platform to educate people about Trisomy 21 and has recently started a petition to 'change the box' for those who wish to compete in the Paralympics.

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Mail On Sunday (web)
 
   
HK Profile: Mok Kim-wing, founder of Fearless Dragons running club
 
 Time Out Hong Kong     2017-05-02 kl. 06:46     667 words
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Picture running 42km. For most people, the distance alone is enough to make them think twice about it. For Mok Kim-wing, founder of the Fearless Dragons running club and pioneering athlete, there’s an extra challenge in running a marathon – he’s blind.

I am always looking for new challenges.” With Fearless Dragons, Mok is exploring ways that disabled athletes can compete in mainstream sporting events, including cycling. “The Fearless Dragons team have tried everything in the past five years,
 
   
Anti-capitalists take to the streets in Montreal to denounce 'scheming' rich
 
 Africa Newswire     2017-05-02 kl. 06:03     766 words
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:37 pm OTTAWA — Senior clerics from three of the country’s largest religious denominations are asking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for more help for South Sudan.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is holding fast amid angry calls for… Published 1 May 2017, 4:03 pm CALGARY — More number-crunching is needed to determine whether Calgary should vie to host the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the chair
 
   
Power of Sleep at Heart of Tempur-Pedic 2017 Ad Campaign
 
 Bedtimes Magazine     2017-05-02 kl. 05:58     371 words
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T empur-Pedic, part of Lexington, Kentucky-based Tempur Sealy International Inc., has launched a nationwide marketing campaign using the tagline “Tempur-Pedic Sleep Is Power.

Salt is a Paralympian, real estate agent and speaker who was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident in 2011.
 
   
'Ayla,' a movie based on a heart-breaking 65-year-old r...
 
 Korea.net     2017-05-02 kl. 05:40     572 words
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Culture :: Korea.net : The official website of the Republic of Korea May 02, 2017 Suleyman, a Turkish soldier who fought in the Korean War, and Ayla, a Korean girl who lost her parents in the war, met by accident and became father and daughter.

Public design exhibition presents future of Pyeongchang Apr 28, 2017 Works of art showing the history of past Olympic Games are on display in the 'Spring of PyeongChang' exhibition about next year's PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter

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Korea.net (web)
 
   
Colorado’s Noone Wins Olympic-Distance Collegiate Club National Titles
 
 Colorado Runner     2017-05-02 kl. 05:26     878 words
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Nick Noone of the University of Colorado and Cecilia Davis-Hayes of Columbia University won individual Olympic -distance national titles at the USA Triathlon Collegiate Club National Championships in Tuscaloosa, Alabama .

Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
McLoughlin re-appointed Paralympics chief
 
 Special Broadcasting Service     2017-05-02 kl. 05:24     173 words
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Kate McLoughlin has been re-appointed Australian Paralympic chef de mission for the 2020 Tokyo Games.

McLoughlin re-appointed Paralympics chief.... Kate McLoughlin has been re-appointed Australian Paralympic chef de mission for the 2020 Tokyo Games.Source:... AAP 2 May 2017 - 1:22 PM   UPDATED 2 MINS AGO Kate McLoughlin will lead Australia's Paralympic team...

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WTB Soldiers head to Illinois for DoD Warrior Games
 
 Chicago News.Net     2017-05-02 kl. 02:01     985 words
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By Jeff Troth, U.S. Army Medical Department Activity -- Fort Carson PAO FORT CARSON, Colo.

Part of the Army family that got Hastings and Marquiss ready for their time in the pool at the Army Trials was Paralympic Gold Medalist Sgt.... While the Paralympian helped them improve their times in the pool, the trio agrees that the Warrior Transition...

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Buffalo Breeze (web) - ZimbabweStar.com (web) - OrlandoEcho.com (web)
 
   
The woman who will be telling London's story as it enters the Brexit era
 
 NewsR.in     2017-05-02 kl. 01:37     854 words
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LONDON & Partners may not be a household name but it has a big job: as the mayor of London’s international promotional arm, it is tasked with helping Sadiq Khan keep the capital “open for business” in the run-up to Brexit and beyond.

in 2011 ahead of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games from several bodies including Visit London and Study London, it brought trade, investment, education and tourism together under one roof.
 
   
Three wheelchair teenagers leading the way for Southern Nevada parathletes
 
 Las Vegas Review Journal     2017-05-02 kl. 01:36     1068 words
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Blake Dickinson has mastered the routine leading up to his track events this spring.

Dickinson, Dietz and Slighting, for example, met at the Paralympic Sports Club in recent years at Rancho High School.

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Las Vegas Review Journal (web)
 
   
Dove’s “Beautifully Real Moms” shows a very real side of motherhood
 
 Today's Parent     2017-05-02 kl. 00:52     1199 words
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Hayley Wickenheiser, hockey legend and mom, opens up to Today's Parent Editor-in-Chief about the Olympics, being a role model and life after hockey.

Read more: Why you and your kids should watch the Paralympic Games> TP:
 
   
Life and times of Princess Charlotte, two
 
 949 Power Fm     2017-05-02 kl. 00:22     409 words
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Carried by the Duchess of Cambridge, Charlotte, dressed in a pale pink dress with a pink bow clip in her hair, pointed as she spotted the crowds of well-wishers.

FAMILY TRADITION Kate told Britain's Olympians and Paralympians at a palace reception that Charlotte has inherited a very royal trait, a love of horses.
 
   
USATF’s RunJumpThrow program collaborates with USOC for Olympic Day celebration
 
 USA Track and Field     2017-05-01 kl. 23:36     449 words
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In order to be recognized as an Olympic Day celebration host, RunJumpThrow event organizers are encouraged to register a new event on the RJT calendar by May 19 and complete their registered RunJumpThrow event during the month of June.

It is a federally chartered nonprofit corporation and does not receive federal financial support (other than for select Paralympic military programs).

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USA Track and Field (web) - USA Track and Field (web)
 
   
Bellahouston stages National cross country
 
 Scottish Athletics     2017-05-01 kl. 22:42     454 words
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Sunday 30th April 2017 With thanks to Laurence Bissett for this photo Scottish Disability Sport and scottish athletics returned to Bellahouston Park , Glasgow, for the 2017 National Cross-Country Championships.

officials that ensure the event runs smoothly on the day, especially Angus Cameron and Doleen Galbraith – significant supporters of disability athletics.
 
   
Number crunching needed before committee decides on Calgary Olympics
 
 Sportsnet.ca     2017-05-01 kl. 22:25     414 words
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CALGARY — More number-crunching is needed to determine whether Calgary should vie to host the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the chair of the Calgary Bid Exploration Committee said Monday.

CALGARY — More number-crunching is needed to determine whether Calgary should vie to host the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the chair of the Calgary Bid Exploration Committee said Monday.The 17-member committee chaired by former police

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GamesBids.com (web) - Metro Canada (web)
 
   
Paralympian falls, gets back up during inspirational opening ceremony moment
 
 CBS Sports     2017-05-01 kl. 22:21     151 words
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The Paralympics serve as an inspiration to us all to never give up on our dreams. We were treated to a perfect example of that determination at Wednesday night's opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro.

Paralympian falls, gets back up during inspirational opening ceremony moment.... The Paralympics serve as an inspiration to us all to never give up on our dreams.... We were treated to a perfect example of that determination at Wednesday night's opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro.As Paralympian...
 
   
News - Hunter Woodhall Lowers Utah State Record in the 400 Meters
 
 RunnerSpace.com     2017-05-01 kl. 22:15     123 words
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Woodhall breaks Utah 400 meters record with 46.56 By Doug Binder, DyeStat Editor Paralympian Hunter Woodhall made history in 2016 when he won the Utah Class 5A championship in the 400 meters despite the fact that he runs on prosthetic legs.

Woodhall breaks Utah 400 meters record with 46.56 By Doug Binder, DyeStat Editor Paralympian Hunter Woodhall made history in 2016 when he won the Utah Class 5A championship in the 400 meters despite the fact that he runs on prosthetic legs.  Over
 
   
Increase in Tokyo smoking violators
 
 The Japan News     2017-05-01 kl. 21:22     533 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun Fifteen years after Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward adopted the nation’s first ordinance that banned smoking on sidewalks and streets, a

Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, we’ll make more efforts to get the ordinance across to foreign tourists,” a ward official in charge said.
 
   
Basketball B.C. Hall of Fame calls North Okanagan pair
 
 Vernon Morning Star     2017-05-01 kl. 20:47     317 words
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Two North Okanagan basketball icons have received the ultimate call. Enderby’s Marni Abbott-Peter, and the late Mel Briggeman of Vernon, will be inducted into the Basketball B.C.

Abbott-Peter, being inducted along with three others in the Athletes category, was named to the Canadian wheelchair basketball team in 1992 and went on to win her first gold medal at the 1992 Paralympics in Barcelona.... She was Canada’s flag bearer the 1996 Atlanta Paralympics...
 
   
Oscar Pistorius protects his name
 
 Legalbrief     2017-05-01 kl. 20:34     206 words
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Issue Number: 723 Diary: IBA Legalbrief Africa Category: South Africa Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius registered his world-famous name as a

The Paralympic star who shot and killed Steenkamp‚ claiming that he mistook her for an intruder on Valentine’s Day in 2013‚ has protected his name from being exploited.
 
   
USA Luge Head Coach Miro Zayonc Hands Reins Over Ahead Of Olympic Season Due To Battle With Parkinson's
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-01 kl. 20:32     530 words
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, 2:07 p.m. (ET) Erin Hamlin competes in women's luge at the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014 on Feb. 11, 2014 in Rosa Khutor, Russia.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
USA Swimming Announces 2020 Olympic Team Trials To Be Held In Omaha
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-01 kl. 20:32     676 words
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, 12:30 p.m. (ET) (L-R) Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte dive in to compete in the men's 200-meter individual medley final at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Swimming at CenturyLink Center on July 1, 2016 in Omaha, Neb. Before the 2016 U.S.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Maryland state troopers from the Westminster Barrack were proud to be a..
 
 TaableNote News     2017-05-01 kl. 20:22     125 words
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Maryland state troopers from the Westminster Barrack were proud to be a part of the law enforcement support for the Special Olympics Carroll County games last weekend. Troopers helped hand out medals and cheered on all those competing.

Maryland state troopers from the Westminster Barrack were proud to be a part of the law enforcement support for the Special Olympics Carroll County games last weekend. Troopers helped hand out medals and cheered on all those competing.Special
 
   
WADA Reinstates the Madrid Laboratory
 
 Around The Rings     2017-05-01 kl. 20:17     513 words
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The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announces that, in accordance with the International Standard for Laboratories (ISL), Sir Craig Reedie, Chairman

Committees; International Federations, the International Olympic Committee, the International Paralympic Committee and other Major Event Organizations.
 
   
Brazil dominate Canoe South American Championships
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-01 kl. 19:54     176 words
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Brazilian canoers won five of the six Para canoe events contested in Paipa, Colombia. Brazil’s Para canoers shined at the Canoe South American Championships in Paipa, Colombia, on 22 April, winning no less than five of the six events contested.

Paralympic Games , Fernando Rufino produced a successful comeback as he stormed to gold in the men’s KL2 in Paipa. “It is very emotional for me to be back to the competitions,” said Rufino. “Participating in the South American Championships
 
   
Upstate NY teen loses leg to bone cancer, makes running debut for St. John Fisher
 
 Syracuse Online     2017-05-01 kl. 19:39     363 words
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An Upstate NY teen made a triumphant return to track running after training for years with a prosthetic leg.

Paralympics clubs in Upstate NY:
 
   
Red, White & Trending: April 21-27
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-01 kl. 19:00     927 words
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, 4:39 p.m. (ET) What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing? They're training. They're practicing. They're traveling to competitions and meets and games and tournaments. They're relaxing.

(ET) What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing?... Picture Daze How close are the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games?... For so many Olympians and Paralympians, Earth Day is every day, but they...
 
   
Becerra-Madsen prepping for qualifier
 
 Hamburg Reporter     2017-05-01 kl. 18:49     404 words
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It seems only a moment ago that wheelchair racing sensation and Nebraska City area resident Cheri Becerra-Madsen was gearing up for her return to the Paralympic Games at Rio de Janeiro.

It seems only a moment ago that wheelchair racing sensation and Nebraska City area resident Cheri Becerra-Madsen was gearing up for her return to the Paralympic Games at Rio de Janeiro.Becerra-Madsen raced impressively in Rio last summer and picked

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Nebraska City News Press (web) - Journal Democrat (web)
 
   
Qualification criteria for 2018 Sitting Volleyball World Championships announced
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-01 kl. 18:03     272 words
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World ParaVolley have announced the qualification criteria for the 2018 Sitting Volleyball World Championships in The Netherlands.

It follows the nations triumphing in their respective tournaments at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in September.... Japan will be present in both competitions, courtesy of the Asian nation hosting the 2020 Paralympics.

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Inside World Parasport (web)
 
   
High school track: Syracuse's Hunter Woodhall breaks 400 meter state record
 
 Deseret Morning News     2017-05-01 kl. 17:50     303 words
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View 1 Item Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News Syracuse's Hunter Woodhall won the 5A 400m during the Utah State High School track meet in Provo Saturday, May 21, 2016.

Hunter did a great job executing the training.” Woodhall’s time was actually faster than his bronze-medal winning time of 46.70 that he ran at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. “Hunter is a great young man and the entire Syracuse
 
   
Leading sports performance innovations on show at Auckland forum, New Zealand
 
 EGlobal Travel Media     2017-05-01 kl. 17:44     572 words
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Auckland is showcasing its world leading sport performance innovation sector during the World Masters Games 2017 where more than 28 thousand participants are in the region for the world’s largest multi-sport event.

Auckland and New Zealand already has a strong track record in sport innovation, demonstrated by inventive technology developments in America’s Cup yacht racing, track cycling, Olympic and Paralympic sports, as well as global fitness programs by

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Australasian Leisure Management (web)
 
   
Kelley Hurley and Daryl Homer Win Division I National Championships
 
 USA Fencing     2017-05-01 kl. 17:29     3468 words
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(Baltimore, Md.) – Kelley Hurley (San Antonio, Texas) and Daryl Homer (Bronx, N.Y.

The top seed in the field, Chandler defeated Shelby Jensen (Salt Lake City, Utah) , 15-5, in the semis and 2016 Paralympian Lauryn DeLuca (Parma, Ohio) , 15-8, in the finals.
 
   
Artpark finale: outdoor performances announced
 
 WKBW News 7     2017-05-01 kl. 17:14     223 words
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LEWISTON, N.Y. (WKBW) - The Artpark season finale event has been announced and it features two outdoor spectacles.

Plasticiens Volant has performed at the Olympic Games in Barcelona, Paralympic Games in Australia and festivals from Canada to Japan.
 
   
1st ‘Japan House’ overseas PR hub opens in Sao Paulo
 
 The Japan News     2017-05-01 kl. 17:07     392 words
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Jiji Press SAO PAULO (Jiji Press) — An opening ceremony for the world’s first “Japan House” public relations base was held in Sao Paulo on Sunday,

The building’s design was overseen by architect Kengo Kuma, known for the designer of Japan’s New National Stadium, the main venue for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Nick Butler: Bach splits opinion at PASO meeting but election of Ilic a
 
 Inside The Games     2017-05-01 kl. 16:58     1687 words
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Nick Butler Monday, 1 May 2017 Fresh allegations against Kuwaiti powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, culminating in his resignation from all football related roles yesterday, is another blow for a sports world already reeling on the canvas. If another key official in John Coates loses his position as Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) head on Saturday (May 6), then two of International

Paralympic contest. This strategy was attempted but not by enough people and Ilic scraped through by 27 votes to 23 (with one abstention).

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Insidethegames.biz (web)
 
   
Athletics - Wanjiru holds off Bekele as Keitany breaks record in London
 
 Equilibrio Informativo     2017-05-01 kl. 16:06     547 words
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Pavey is due to be awarded an upgraded bronze on August 11.

Pavey is due to be awarded an upgraded bronze on August 11.A six-time world champion, he said he felt like he had been "stabbed in the back" after he crashed out of the marathon in Rio, his last ever Paralympic event, and indicated London could be
 
   
Apologies rare for those disabled who face daily slurs
 
 Brisbane Times     2017-05-01 kl. 15:57     561 words
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I'm tired of influential people using disability slurs as insults. As long as these people continue to use them, the average person in the workplace or schoolyard or street will think it's OK, too.

The Australian Paralympic Committee has condemned these comments, describing their impact as "a hard battle".... Dylan Alcott, three-time Paralympic gold medalist, was one of several Paralympians to speak out about Coates' comments.

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WA Today (web) - Sydney Morning Herald (web) - Canberra Times (web)
 
   
Para-taekwondo seminar held in Americas to boost profile of sport
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-01 kl. 15:07     246 words
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The first international Para-taekwondo seminar in the Americas took place in Lima with the aim of raising awareness of the sport across the continent.

capital in 2019 before debuting at the following year's Paralympics in Tokyo.  Coaches from Argentina, Belgium, Chile, Colombia and Peru participated in the event....coordinator. Para-taekwondo is also due to make its debut on the Olympic programme at Tokyo 2020 ©WTF "Anti-doping, the Paralympic...

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Inside The Games (web)
 
   
For Many With Autism, Running Is a Sport That Fits
 
 Runner's World US     2017-05-01 kl. 15:06     3725 words
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Tommy Des Brisay has personal bests of 2:38:50 in the marathon and 1:10:35 in the half marathon. Photo courtesy of the Des Brisay family Tommy Des Brisay had an insatiable need to move when he was a child. He began walking at 8 months old.

And some athletes with autism are seeing the benefits first hand. • • • Mikey Brannigan wears his gold medal from the 2016 Paralympic Games.... In August, the 20-year-old shattered the four-minute mile barrier for the first time, running 3:57.58, and last September he won the T20 1500 meters at the Paralympic...
 
   
Kenya's Keitany breaks Women's-Only world record at London Marathon
 
 Equilibrio Informativo     2017-05-01 kl. 14:39     475 words
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But the lingering memory of the day was Keitany , who beat Radcliffe's " women only " record by 41 seconds and, just for good measure, also set a world 30km record along the way by almost two minutes.

They will be followed out of the blocks by the Paralympic runners taking part in the IPC Athletics Marathon World Cup.
 
   
Work begins on Wiltshire Air Ambulance’s new airbase
 
 Charity Today News     2017-05-01 kl. 14:11     865 words
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HER Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire, Mrs Sarah Rose Troughton, and The High Sheriff of Wiltshire, Lady Marland, joined Wiltshire Air

Her ambition is to compete for Great Britain at the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo.... Her goal is to be selected to compete for Great Britain at the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo.

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TTG Canada appoints new director at Torque Strategies
 
 Benzinga.com     2017-05-01 kl. 14:06     656 words
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Former WME | IMG, TO2015 and Canadian Tire Brand Exec, Aubrey Lovery, Joins the Agency VANCOUVER , May 1, 2017 /CNW/ - TTG Canada and its

Lovery joins the TORQUE team from Canadian Tire, where he led award-winning integrated marketing programs, leveraging an extensive portfolio of sport partnerships including but not limited to Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Committees, NHL, and

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Morningstar.com (web) - Yahoo! Finance (web) - Canada NewsWire (web)
 
   
Super opportunity for young swimmers
 
 Local Matters     2017-05-01 kl. 13:45     137 words
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Local swimmers and coaches are among those taking part in a Super Swim Squad Camp on the North Shore this week (May 6 and 7).

Northern Arena coaches Dean and Steven Kent are on the coaching team, which also includes Paralympians Nikita Howarth and Rebecca Dubber.
 
   
Roche claims widespread support for change at AOC
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-01 kl. 13:29     754 words
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Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) Presidential candidate Danielle Roche has claimed there is widespread support for "change and modernisation" of the organisation prior to the election on May 6.

In a blog post titled "My Vision for the Australian Olympic Movement", Roche pledged to strengthen ties between the AOC and the Australian Sports Commission (ASC), as well as the Australian Paralympic Committee and Commonwealth Games Australia.

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Inside The Games (web)
 
   
Liverpool to host 2018 BISFed Worlds
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-01 kl. 13:05     386 words
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The competition will be held 9-19 August at the Exhibition Centre Liverpool. The Boccia International Sports Federation (BISFed) has awarded the 2018 World Championships to Boccia UK.

The Boccia International Sports Federation (BISFed) has awarded the 2018 World Championships to Boccia UK.The competition, which is the biggest and most prestigious on the international calendar outside the Paralympic Games , will be hosted at
 
   
(Athletics) Wanjiru holds of Bekele in London
 
 Equilibrio Informativo     2017-05-01 kl. 11:54     530 words
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Kenyan Youth and Gender affairs minister Sicily Kariuki praised Keitany's victory as representing "the true spirit of a Kenyan woman - determined and focused, God-fearing and true to her mother nation, Kenya".

In January, Weir said he would never wear a Great Britain vest again after an unsuccessful Paralympic Games in Rio previous year.
 
   
Qatar’s riders shine in Shanghai Longines Global Champions Tour
 
 Qatar Olympic Committee     2017-05-01 kl. 11:52     9531 words
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Qatar Wins Bronze in Indoor Hockey Asia CupAl Gharafa win HH the Emir Basketball Cup TitleAl Sadd to face El Jaish in Qatar Football Cup FinalAl

qualification to Olympic Games finals 2016 Al Rayyan down Al Suwaiq in GCC Champions LeagueOverwhelming response to SOP Paralympic DayTrap competition at Qatar Shotgun Championship concludedAl Sadd victorious in AFC Champions LeagueQBF reviews sport
 
   
Marathon was just capital
 
 Henley Standard     2017-05-01 kl. 11:19     1791 words
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A WOMAN from Henley won her age category when she ran the London Marathon in under three hours. Carrie Hoskins, 49, completed the 26.2-mile course in two hours and 57 minutes, shaving two minutes off her previous best time.

I am not aching but I am absolutely tired.” Mrs Peart, who raised about £1,500 for Sports Aid, which supports and funds aspiring Olympians and Paralympians, said she would do it again. “I was even looking online and to see if I could do one
 
   
'Strictly Come Dancing' 2017: Paula Radcliffe 'Approached' For New Series As Olly Murs Addresses Rumours
 
 Huffington Post UK     2017-05-01 kl. 10:58     379 words
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‘Strictly Come Dancing’ bosses are said to be “desperate” to snag record-breaking runner Paula Radcliffe for this year’s series.

Strictly not true — Olly Murs (@ollyofficial) April 30, 2017  Other names currently in the frame for ‘Strictly’ include comedian Tommy Ball, who would be the oldest contestant in the show’s history, footballer Frank Lampard and Paralympic

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Lax indoor smoking rules applied to top ranking ministry officials: Mainichi study (2017/5/1)
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-05-01 kl. 09:59     606 words
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Smoking is allowed in 10 out of 23 offices of Cabinet ministers depending on the minister's own discretion, a Mainichi Shimbun survey has shown, a

Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

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Atos partners India's CogniCor; launches breakthrough AI engine to automate IT service desks
 
 Pocket News Alert.com     2017-05-01 kl. 09:51     656 words
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The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market.
 
   
Taipei City, BMW Taiwan Join Hands to Build Universiade Shuttle Fleet
 
 Gov.Taipei     2017-05-01 kl. 09:47     317 words
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including the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich and the 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics in London.Since its founding in 1972, the group has served as the local importer of BMW.
 
   
Sixty-nine reasons to applaud Israel on its 69th birthday
 
 The Times Of Israel     2017-05-01 kl. 09:28     5677 words
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. (FLASH90/Moshe Shai) Such is the daily onslaught of political and security-related news in Israel, it’s easy to overlook much of what this tiny Jewish nation does so well, so matter-of-factly in all fields of endeavor.

SEPT. 2016 30. A 3-D printed dress made by an Israeli fashion designer figured prominently at the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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Five Black Pencils awarded at D&AD 2017
 
 Adobo Magazine     2017-05-01 kl. 09:16     571 words
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LONDON - The 55th D&AD Professional Awards Ceremony took place on April 27 in London, where 5 Black Pencils were awarded - the highest accolade in the creative industry.

4Creative and Blink - the creative team and production team (respectively) who created the film to promote Channel 4’s coverage of the 2016 Paralympics.
 
   
Jose Castillo prepares for World Cup, eyes Mexico 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-01 kl. 09:00     502 words
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Whilst he gets ready to compete at the World Cup in Eger, Hungary, the Mexican powerlifter shares his excitement about the Worlds on home soil. “I want to win gold at the World Championships and celebrate with my people.

ever. I want to make all those who believe in me happy.” After participating in Rio 2016 , Mexico’s Paralympic bronze medallist Jose Castillo will return to competition at the Eger 2017 World Para Powerlifting World Cup, from 4-7 May.
 
   
Plat thinks long-term toward Tokyo 2020
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-01 kl. 09:00     475 words
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The Netherlands’ dual-sport Paralympic champion started his season right with a triathlon win in Australia. "It is important to always set new, realistic goals" Jetze Plat has not decided yet if he will go for two sports for the next Games.

The Netherlands’ dual-sport Paralympic champion started his season right with a triathlon win in Australia.... "It is important to always set new, realistic goals" Jetze Plat has not decided yet if he will go for two sports for the next Games.But the Rio 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
Burdekin, McCarroll and Phillipson retire from wheelchair tennis
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-01 kl. 09:00     540 words
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Great Britain’s three Paralympic players announced their retirements from competitive sport.

Great Britain’s three Paralympic players announced their retirements from competitive sport.Six months on from the most successful Paralympic Games ever for Great Britain’s wheelchair tennis team, Paralympians Jamie Burdekin, Marc McCarroll and
 
   
London calling: Marlou van Rhijn
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-01 kl. 09:00     723 words
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The Dutch three-time Paralympic gold medallist is looking to improve further under a new coach.

London calling: Marlou van Rhijn. The Dutch three-time Paralympic gold medallist is looking to improve further under a new coach.Paralympic champion Marlou van Rhijn believes her new coaching set-up will provide the key to world record success as she...