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Ska du till Almedalen - är du tillgänglig?
 
 Cision Wire     2017-05-03 kl. 08:17     401 words
 
Inför Almedalsveckan uppmanas arrangörer att tänka på utformningen av sina evenemang och göra dem tillgängliga. För andra året i rad genomförs Tillgänglighetsarenan.

Arenan arrangeras gemensamt av SPF Seniorerna, DHR, Parasport Sverige och Hissförbundet.... Parasport Sverige är ett idrottsförbund som organiserar idrott för personer med rörelsehinder, synskada och utvecklingsstörning inom 18 olika idrotter samt ansvarar för Sveriges deltagande i Paralympics...
 
   
Ridning som friskvårdsförmån
 
 Riksdagen     2017-05-02 kl. 20:05     299 words
 
Interpellationsdebatt Interpellation: Ridning som friskvårdsförmån Föredragningslista Interpellation 2016/17:409 Ridning som friskvårdsförmån av Mats Green (M) till Finansminister Magdalena Andersson (S) "Man ska inte

Ridning är Sveriges näst största handikappidrott.
 
   
Bengt Flykt blir vd för skidtunnelarenan i Gällö
 
 Länstidningen Östersund Premium     2017-05-02 kl. 13:18     169 words
 
I höst öppnar skidtunneln i Gällö. I och omkring Gällöberget skapas även en sportarena som kommer att erbjuda en mängd träningsmöjligheter för alla, från nybörjare och träningsturism till elitidrott, forskning och parasport.

I och omkring Gällöberget skapas även en sportarena som kommer att erbjuda en mängd träningsmöjligheter för alla, från nybörjare och träningsturism till elitidrott, forskning och parasport.I samband med att tunneln slutbesiktigats har
 
   
Paralympics- tävlande till CIS
 
 Nya Wermlands-Tidningen     2017-05-02 kl. 12:01     91 words
 
Christinehamns idrottshistoriska sällskap har sitt sista vårmöte på torsdag. Gäst är Petter Fielding från Kristinehamn som simmade i Paralympics i Toronto 1976 och Arnhem 1980.

Paralympics- tävlande till CIS.... Gäst är Petter Fielding från Kristinehamn som simmade i Paralympics i Toronto 1976 och Arnhem 1980.-
 
   
Intl news  
- Dressage delight..
 
 Gulf Weekly     2017-05-03 kl. 08:48     663 words
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Equestrian coach and trainer Oliver Walter is putting horse and pony riders in the kingdom through their paces with the aim of harnessing a demand for the discipline of dressage.

He has undergone coaching with UK Paralympic trainers Michel and Mette Assouline, Gareth Hughes who competed at the World Equestrian Games, as well as other international riders and trainers, including Isobel Wessles.
 
   
Connor takes his first knocks in special wheelchair rugby kit`
 
 SpireFM     2017-05-03 kl. 08:34     385 words
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After close to two years of fundraising to help a Salisbury teenager get a specialist wheelchair for his favourite sport - he's finally had his first training session in his new bit of kit!

Connor's here with ex-Paralympian Aaron Phipps Connor's now been trying it out, and he says it's a long process to get it ready:
 
   
Japanese Prime Minister Seeks to Amend Constitution in 2020
 
 Sputnik     2017-05-03 kl. 07:52     237 words
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TOKYO (Sputnik) – Article 9 of the Japanese constitution, which came into effect in 1947, renounces Japan's sovereign right of belligerency as it was an aggressor state during the World War II.

Abe pointed out that 2020 would be an extremely important year for Japan, in particular because Tokyo would host the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Uganda: Stop Importing Software to Cut Costs – Expert
 
 Africa-News.info     2017-05-03 kl. 07:42     219 words
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By Kampala — Government and private institutions that import software for their IT operations have been advised to stop the practice and have the software locally developed to reduce operation costs.

Paralympic Boss to Lobby for Uganda.
 
   
IPC President Craven to meet Bahman Golbarnezhad’s family
 
 Tehran Times     2017-05-03 kl. 07:37     113 words
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Sir Philip Craven, International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President, will meet family of Iranian late para-cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad.

Sir Philip Craven, International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President, will meet family of Iranian late para-cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad.Golbarnezhad became the first Paralympic athlete to die in competition following a horrific crash in the men’s

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1st "Japan House" Overseas PR Hub Opens In Sao Paulo
 
 Bernama     2017-05-03 kl. 07:37     402 words
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SAO PAULO, May 3 (Bernama) -- An opening ceremony for the world's first "Japan House" public relations base was held in Sao Paulo on Sunday, attended

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.

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Holbeach are boccia champs
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-05-03 kl. 07:34     99 words
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The Lincolnshire South East School Games held its first ever Boccia competition for the area’s special needs children. Boccia is a Paralympic sport and a target game similar to bowls which is great for all ages and abilities.

Boccia is a Paralympic sport and a target game similar to bowls which is great for all ages and abilities.Schools were invited to send teams of three made up from any pupils with special needs.
 
   
Kuwait national disabled athletic team to joi...
 
 Dotemirates.com     2017-05-03 kl. 07:18     198 words
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KUWAIT CITY, May 2: Kuwait Disabled Sports Club (KDSC) announced that the national disabled athletic team of Kuwait will participate in the

Kuwait national disabled athletic team to joi...KUWAIT CITY, May 2:... Kuwait Disabled Sports Club (KDSC) announced that the national disabled athletic team of Kuwait will participate in the. ...International Shooting Competitions of Hanover (ISCH), which...
 
   
Canada’s women’s wheelchair basketball team wins gold at world tournament
 
 Hamilton Spectator     2017-05-03 kl. 06:21     540 words
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TORONTO - Canada's women's wheelchair basketball team is golden once again.

With the win, Canada improves to 9-1 all-time against Germany in world championship and Paralympic play.... Germany, the reigning Paralympic gold medallist, entered the tournament the heavy favourite and cruised through the round-robin portion with a...
 
   
Reiter, DeAngelis share the spotlight
 
 Central Maine     2017-05-03 kl. 06:20     556 words
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GORHAM — Steve DeAngelis approached the red carpet, and he talked about Ruslan Reiter. A senior on DeAngelis’ Nordic ski team at Maranacook Community High School, Reiter was a finalist for the Wow Factor award at the Varsity Maine Awards.

With his spot on the United States Paralympic Nordic team, Reiter, who was born without a right hand, has consistently made DeAngelis shake his head in amazement.... Since joining the United States Paralympic Noridc team, Reiter has skied in Finland and...
 
   
Six Spartans qualify for world championships
 
 MySunshineCoast     2017-05-03 kl. 06:17     364 words
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Six USC Spartans swimmers have qualified for the 2017 world championships after strong performances at the recent Australian titles in Brisbane.

Six USC Spartans swimmers have qualified for the 2017 world championships after strong performances at the recent Australian titles in Brisbane.Three swimmers from each of the USC Olympic and Paralympic high-performance squads are preparing for
 
   
17 events and festivals not to be missed this summer in Israel
 
 Israel 21c     2017-05-03 kl. 05:38     1053 words
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Opera, jazz, puppetry, sports, crafts, books, avant-garde theater: All that and much more is planned as spring slides into summer in Israel. If you’re planning a visit between June and August, consider putting some of these 17 events on your itinerary.

The opening ceremony will take place in Jerusalem’s Teddy Stadium and the competitive matches (Open, Junior, Masters and Paralympics) will be held in several cities.
 
   
Scarborough celebrates Pan Am and Parapan Games aquatics centre
 
 Waterloo Region Record     2017-05-03 kl. 05:09     731 words
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What’s being called the “largest ever investment in Canadian amateur sport” moved closer to fruition Thursday, Sept.

Canadian Sport Institute Ontario, which the facility will house, offers cutting-edge services that allowed Canadian trampolinist Rosie MacLennan and the country’s Paralympic men’s wheelchair basketball team to win gold at the London Olympics,

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Boys track notes: Kelsay leaving Addison Trail in good shape
 
 Chicago Daily Herald     2017-05-03 kl. 04:59     1048 words
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Bruce Kelsay has been a school psychologist at Addison Trail for 31 years, the past 18 also leading the Blazers' boys track program. It's like two sides of the same ink blot. "I think all coaches really are psychologists.

Houck, whose father, Paul, coached prep track more than 30 years in Indiana and whose grandfather, Alvin, officiated Paralympic Games in Atlanta, Sydney and Athens, said Best's summer training focused on knee drive which in turn lengthened her
 
   
Partially paralyzed man teaches sports to other disabled athletes
 
 Texarkana Gazette     2017-05-03 kl. 04:28     1072 words
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AMARILLO, Texas—Joe Chris Rodriguez remembers the first time he talked with Ever Briseno of Spearman after the accident. It was last year and Briseno, then an eighth-grader in Spearman, was at Northwest Texas Hospital following an ATV accident.

Partially paralyzed man teaches sports to other disabled athletes.... They are statewide and national qualifiers in disabled athletics, primarily in track, but also in basketball, tennis and archery.... Most are doing so, through Rodriguez's encouragement, but also benefiting from a 501(c)(3) organization he started to fund the $3,000 wheelchairs it takes for a disabled athlete...
 
   
Georgia Council of the Blind wraps annual convention
 
 AccessWDUN     2017-05-03 kl. 04:11     475 words
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Gainesville, Georgia—The Georgia Council of the Blind held its annual convention/conference meeting April 28-29, 2017, at the Ramada Inn Lanier Centre.

Gainesville, Georgia—The Georgia Council of the Blind held its annual convention/conference meeting April 28-29, 2017, at the Ramada Inn Lanier Centre.  Attendees to the convention enjoyed a Welcome Reception Friday evening with young paralympian
 
   
Posternak, Lufkin earn top honors at 2017 Varsity Maine Awards
 
 Portland Press Herald     2017-05-03 kl. 03:29     552 words
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York's Lily Posternak and Brewer's Austin Lufkin are named the athletes of the year Tuesday in Gorham.

Wow Factor: Ruslan Reiter, Maranacook, a cross country runner and skier named to the United States Paralympic Nordic ski team.

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Who is Rob McCracken? Everything you need to know about the Brummie trainer
 
 Birmingham Mail     2017-05-03 kl. 03:21     260 words
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AJ will go up against Dr Steelhammer in one of the biggest boxing bouts in British history

McCracken has also trained retired Super-Middleweight champion Carl Froch and was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to boxing and the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Prince Harry heading to Sydney
 
 GWN7 - Yahoo7     2017-05-03 kl. 03:01     452 words
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The last time Prince Harry dropped into Sydney for a visit two years ago he was inundated with kisses and marriage proposals.

The Invictus Games were set up by Prince Harry as an international Paralympic-style event for injured and sick servicemen and women.

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Prince Harry heading to Sydney (AAP)
 
 Yahoo! News Australia     2017-05-03 kl. 02:57     455 words
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, 10:54 am The last time Prince Harry dropped into Sydney for a visit two years ago he was inundated with kisses and marriage proposals.

The Invictus Games were set up by Prince Harry as an international Paralympic-style event for injured and sick servicemen and women.

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The winners of the D&AD Awards 2017
 
 Media-Marketing.com     2017-05-03 kl. 02:22     897 words
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Saatchi & Saatchi's Sea Hero Quest wins the yellow pencil in the Gaming category, Bruketa&Žini? OM wins wood pencil for project Hope for Adris

The ad was created to promote Channel 4’s coverage of the 2016 Paralympic Games and features 140 disabled people from around the world.
 
   
Would regime change restore the lustre of our Olympic charge?
 
 Central Western Daily     2017-05-03 kl. 02:20     881 words
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After 27 years at the helm John Coates' Olympic dream seems to be fading. But don't count on it: when it comes to playing the Australian sporting system, he's nothing if not wily.

Why, some of his best friends are Paralympians, he said.

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Celebrate Paralympics with range of activities
 
 Mirfield Reporter     2017-05-03 kl. 01:49     10 words
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Celebrate Paralympics with range of activities.
 
   
Athletics-Kenya's Keitany breaks women's only world record at London Marathon
 
 LearningAndFinance     2017-05-03 kl. 01:18     629 words
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Keitany , who claimed a third women's title in London to match her trio of NY victories, set the fastest time in 2hr 17min 01sec, smashing the 14-year-old mark of British great Paula Radcliffe.

Six-time Paralympic champion David Weir races in the men's wheelchair race, with Briton Jade Jones in the women's.
 
   
newsclips — CARB Newsclips for May 2, 2017
 
 Foreign Affairs.co.nz     2017-05-03 kl. 01:17     2502 words
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MIL OSI USA – Source: US California Environmental Protection Agency Headline: Below is the List Serve Post you selected to display. Posted: 02 May 2017 15:47:59 This is a service of the California Air Resources Boards Office of Communications.

sustainable Olympic and Paralympic Games ever in 2024 was backed today by Californias clean air agency, the California Air Resources Board (CARB), which issued a letter praising the bid committees approach to environmental protection.
 
   
Tim Omotosho: Lessons from South Africa
 
 Nigeria Punch     2017-05-03 kl. 01:05     1018 words
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Adesina Nathaniel The media was recently awash with the news of the arrest of a Nigerian Pastor based in South Africa, Timothy Omotosho, for human trafficking.

Although he brought glory to his country as a paralympian, he was not spared when he killed his girlfriend.
 
   
Whitby’s Abilities Centre hosts Paralympic Schools Week event
 
 durhamregion.com     2017-05-03 kl. 00:44     20 words
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Paralympic gold medallist, Todd Nicholson, gets students involved in para sports during Paralympic Schools Week at Whitby's Abilities Centre.

Whitby’s Abilities Centre hosts Paralympic Schools Week event.... Paralympic gold medallist, Todd Nicholson, gets students involved in para sports during Paralympic Schools Week at Whitby's Abilities Centre.
 
   
JOA set for change of presidency
 
 RJR News Online     2017-05-03 kl. 00:28     251 words
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By Kayon Raynor The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) looks set to have a change in president for the first time since 1977.

Samuda, an attorney, is the currently the President of the Jamaica Paralympic Association.
 
   
Anti-Doping Lab Qatar Seventh Annual Forum Begins
 
 Qatar News Agency     2017-05-03 kl. 00:23     328 words
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Doha, May 02 ( QNA ) - The seventh annual forum of Anti-Doping Lab Qatar (ADLQ) started on Tuesday under the title "Anti-Doping in Humans and Animals:

The first day sessions discussed a number of topics including (general introduction to the experience, analysis and control of doping in the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics), (Vital signs and basic materials associated with anabolic drugs in humans
 
   
Morgan - England team 'most talented group I've ever played with'
 
 BBC     2017-05-03 kl. 00:21     908 words
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England will host the Champions Trophy and the Women's World Cup this yearEngland one-day captain Eoin Morgan says the current side is the most talented group of players he has ever played with.

Ian Nairn, the captain of England's physical disability team, would like to see cricket achieve the same level of recognition as Paralympic sports. ''We're hitting sixes out of the ground as Eoin Morgan is, as Ben Stokes is.

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Paralympic boss to lobby for Uganda
 
 Uganda Daily Monitor     2017-05-03 kl. 00:02     256 words
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Uganda Paralympic Committee president Mpindi Bumali has vowed to use his new post on the African committee to see Uganda make strides in disability sport.

Paralympic boss to lobby for Uganda.... Uganda Paralympic Committee president Mpindi Bumali has vowed to use his new post on the African committee to see Uganda make strides in disability sport.Mpindi was elected a board member representing the 29...

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Africa-News.info (web) - AllAfrica.com (web) - AfricaPulse.com (web)
 
   
After Leading U.S. To World Title, Coach Robb Stauber Gets Reigns To Olympic Women’s Hockey Team
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-02 kl. 23:56     925 words
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, 5:14 p.m. (ET) Robb Stauber looks on while the U.S. women's hockey team takes on Germany in the semifinals of the 2017 IIHF Women's World Championship at USA Hockey Arena on April 6, 2017 in Plymouth, Mich.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Success For Turner At Para Swimming World Series
 
 Tullamore Tribune     2017-05-02 kl. 22:25     691 words
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Thursday, 4 May 2017 Nicole Turner OFFALY girl, Nicole Turner competed at the Para Swimming World Series in Sheffield last weekend.

Thursday, 4 May 2017 Nicole Turner OFFALY girl, Nicole Turner competed at the Para Swimming World Series in Sheffield last weekend.Turner, from Garryhinch, Portarlington was part of the four strong team that included Rio Paralympic bronze medalist,
 
   
After Two Olympics, Greco-Roman’s Ben Provisor Qualified For First His World Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-02 kl. 22:25     1008 words
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, 2:42 p.m. (ET) Ben Provisor celebrates after defeating Jacob Clark to win the Greco-Roman 85 kg. final and claim a spot on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team at the 2016 U.S.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
From wheelchair to English Channel challenge
 
 Times of India     2017-05-02 kl. 22:15     287 words
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Bhopal: If you can't walk, swim, is this fighter's motto. And swimming against the tide, the wheelchair-bound Satendra Singh is hurling himself into the English Channel challenge.

firma, that is. Satendra represented the country in the Paralympics at Rio, Brazil, last year and has brought the state laurels at several national meets.
 
   
Calgary bid committee says average Winter Olympics cost is $3.2 billion
 
 Big News Network     2017-05-02 kl. 22:09     32 words
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Rick Hanson (left), Calgary bid Exploration Committee chair and Brian Hahn, CBEC general manager spoke to the media about the progress being made on a

Rick Hanson (left), Calgary bid Exploration Committee chair and Brian Hahn, CBEC general manager spoke to the media about the progress being made on a. ...potential 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Game.
 
   
Russian NOC call Pyeongchang ban suggestion an Olympic Charter violation
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-02 kl. 21:19     499 words
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The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) has claimed suggesting the country should be banned from the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games is "flagrant violation" of the Olympic Charter.

Paralympic Games in Sochi.  Two Swiss-run IOC Commissions chaired by Denis Oswald and former Swiss Confederation President, Samuel Schmid, are currently analysing the evidence.... A tougher approach was adopted by the International Paralympic Committee...

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Nancy Kerrigan Blogs About The Non-Stop DWTS Schedule And Her Elimination From The Show
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-02 kl. 20:53     884 words
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By Nancy Kerrigan, Two-Time Olympic Figure Skating Medalist | May 02, 2017, 1:44 p.m. (ET) Nancy Kerrigan performs her tango during Week 7 of "Dancing with the Stars" on May 1, 2017.

Follow along as she blogs for TeamUSA.org each week during her journey on season 24 of “Dancing with the Stars.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
SJAG Awards Night - Papa Crowned Sports Personality of the Year
 
 AllAfrica.com     2017-05-02 kl. 20:49     205 words
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Three times Africa Best Referee Award winner, Bakary Papa Gassama has been crowned Gambia's Sports Personality of the Year 2016 during the 8th National Sports Award Night, organized by the Sports Journalists' Association of The Gambia (SJAG).

There was also a special award for Paralympian Demba Jarju.
 
   
Archery Has a Bright Future in Iran: Zahra Nemati
 
 Kayhan International     2017-05-02 kl. 20:32     155 words
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TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Two-time Paralympic gold medalist, Zahra Nemati, says that para-archery has a bright future in Iran.

Zahra Nemati. TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Two-time Paralympic gold medalist, Zahra Nemati, says that para-archery has a bright future in Iran.The Para-archer, who was chosen to be the flag-bearer for Iran at Olympic Games opening ceremony in Rio, became the...
 
   
TTAND 2017 conference ends on royal note in The Bahamas
 
 PAX News     2017-05-02 kl. 20:25     1037 words
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The Travel Agent Next Door’s (TTAND) third annual conference came to a close last week with an excursion in The Bahamas fit for royalty.

bid for, organized and staged the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. “There’s so much to learn here,” travel agent Shelley Cota of Sun and Sand Travel in Lacomb, Alberta, told PAX .
 
   
After stealing another Marine's combat story, Purple Heart faker gets jail time
 
 San Diego Union Tribune     2017-05-02 kl. 20:15     1179 words
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A former Southern California Marine has been handed a 21-month federal sentence for faking a Purple Heart and “stealing” another Marine's combat story to get disability benefits and a free house.

He moved to Aspen and competed as a Paralympics skier.

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The Week In Team USA Results: April 25- May 1
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-02 kl. 19:22     600 words
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, 11:03 a.m. (ET) Kim Rhode competes in women’s skeet shooting at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup on April 30, 2017 in Larnaka, Cyprus. Sign up to receive Team USA Sports Scene , a weekly digital newsletter that highlights standout performances of U.S.

Olympic and Paralympic family, and track Team USA athletes as they compete around the globe with a preview of upcoming events.
 
   
At 18, “Veteran” Aria Fischer Leads U.S. Water Polo Team Into Women’s Intercontinental Tournament
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-02 kl. 19:22     1026 words
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, 12:20 p.m. (ET) Aria Fischer celebrates a goal with with teammates during the women's water polo semifinal match between the U.S. and Hungary at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on Aug. 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
California Agency Endorses LA 2024 Clean Air Policies
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-05-02 kl. 19:19     608 words
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Los Angeles’ bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games and its commitment to stage the “greenest Games in history” has been endorsed by

Los Angeles’ bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games and its commitment to stage the “greenest Games in history” has been endorsed by. ...California’s clean air agency, the California Air Resources Board (CARB), which last month

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Bach, Sir Craig and McLaren vow to strengthen co-operation between IOC and WADA
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-02 kl. 19:03     591 words
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Increased co-operation between International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) counterpart Sir Craig Reedie and Richard McLaren has been pledged following a meeting of three officials in Lausanne today.

were tampered with and manipulated at events including the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi.

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Clarion call to remember athletes from our past
 
 Borneo Post Online     2017-05-02 kl. 19:02     585 words
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Abdul Karim presents the special certificate to George Polo as (from right) chief judge Kapitan Desmond Thian, George, Jamilah, Wee, Julaihi and Chia look on. Norfariza receives her certificate from Abdul Karim.

former state bodybuilder George Polo; and Norfariza Mortadza – the only woman recipient who bagged the silver medal for Malaysia at this year’s Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) Eighth Para-Powerlifting World Cup tournament in Dubai.

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Waters and wonder at World Heritage Day!
 
 Bath & North East Somerset Council     2017-05-02 kl. 18:49     536 words
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Bath’s annual celebration of International World Heritage Day took place on Sunday 23 April in the sunshine at a beautifully blooming Parade Gardens.

Roadshow and the chance to see real objects associated with the spa from the Roman Baths collection. They even got to meet Paralympic champion swimmer Stephanie Millward and try on her medals at the Cleveland Pools stall!  There were 27 of the
 
   
Video: Born to ride - Defying polio to win Paralympic medal
 
 Joy FM     2017-05-02 kl. 18:31     115 words
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He was struck down by polio at the age of two but that did not destroy him. He braved all odds to become the second World Best physically challenged cyclist in the year 2013.

Video: Born to ride - Defying polio to win Paralympic medal.... He braved all odds to become the second World Best physically challenged cyclist in the year 2013.Not only that, but he also became the first Ghanaian cyclist to compete in the Paralympic...
 
   
Table tennis champ Davies back in action
 
 BBC     2017-05-02 kl. 18:28     241 words
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Paralympic table tennis gold medallist Rob Davies is one of three Welsh players in a 15-strong British squad that will compete in the Slovenia Open

Paralympic table tennis gold medallist Rob Davies is one of three Welsh players in a 15-strong British squad that will compete in the Slovenia Open. ...The 32-year-old from Brecon will be making his first international appearance since winning gold

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Artpark adds 'Big Bang' by Plasticiens Volants, William Close & The Earth Harp Collective
 
 Niagara-Wheatfield Tribune     2017-05-02 kl. 18:20     528 words
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Tue, May 2nd 2017 11:35 am "Big Bang" will make its U.S. debut, at Artpark, this summer. (Dragos Dumitru photo provided by Artpark & Company) In concert at Artpark Outdoor Amphitheater Season finale event Sept.

Plasticiens Volants has thrilled audiences across continents, with high-profile appearances at the Olympic Games in Barcelona, Rio and Sochi, the Paralympic Games in Australia, and festivals in Canada.
 
   
Video: Born to ride - Defying polio to win Paralympic medal
 
 Enews.Shafaqna.com     2017-05-02 kl. 18:15     18 words
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Alem Mumuni’s accolades are numerous yet he does not enjoy much support for his career.

Video: Born to ride - Defying polio to win Paralympic medal.
 
   
Ampomah, Flings grab top awards
 
 GhHeadlines     2017-05-02 kl. 17:27     303 words
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Ghana javelin record holder John Ampomah last Saturday made history as the first athlete to win back-to-back Kempinski Liquid Sports Ghana Male Athlete of the Year award.

The ceremony brought together many athletes, including three-time Paralympian Rafael Nkegbe, London 2012 Olympics weightlifter Alberta Ampomah, para-athlete Patrick Yaw Obeng, para-cyclist Allem Mumuni and Rio 2016 Olympics teenage swimmer, Abeiku
 
   
Pyeongchang 2018 launch Olympic and Paralympic art poster competitions
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-02 kl. 17:12     362 words
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The Pyeongchang 2018 Organising Committee along with the South Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has launched the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games art poster competitions.

Pyeongchang 2018 launch Olympic and Paralympic art poster competitions.... The Pyeongchang 2018 Organising Committee along with the South Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has launched the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games...

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Tai and Firth storm to new world records
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-05-02 kl. 17:01     714 words
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2 days ago On the penultimate day of action at the British Para-Swimming International Meet in Sheffield, Alice Tai lowered the S9 100m Backstroke world record.

I have been focusing on my backstroke in training too.” Paralympic Champion Hannah Russell (S12) won silver in a time of 1:06.44 and a score of 982 while Paralympic Champion Stephanie Millward (S8) won bronze in 980 points after touching in
 
   
Wandsworth’s Aaron McKibbin part of GB squad competing in Slovenia
 
 LondonNewsOnline.co.uk     2017-05-02 kl. 17:01     214 words
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Paralympic table tennis star Aaron McKibbin is part of a 15-strong GB squad that will compete in the PTT Slovenia Open from May 6-9.

Paralympic table tennis star Aaron McKibbin is part of a 15-strong GB squad that will compete in the PTT Slovenia Open from May 6-9.The 25-year-old from Wandsworth will play in the men’s class 8 singles as well as the team event with fellow Rio

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UK INDUSTRY'S FINEST CELEBRATED AT #BTSIA
 
 Sportindustry.co.za     2017-05-02 kl. 16:53     280 words
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The UK's BT Sport Industry Awards celebrated the best in the business in London last Thursday, attracting sports stars, celebrities and senior figures from across the industry and beyond.

Sir Philip Craven MBE, president of the International Paralympic Committee, was handed the Leadership in Sport Award in association with Nolan Partners, for a year of bold decision-making.
 
   
'Being ManKind' Project Hopes To Help Men Forget Masculine Stereotypes And 'Understand Themselves'
 
 Huffington Post UK     2017-05-02 kl. 16:38     864 words
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For too long, boys and men have been led to believe that “being a man” means being strong and silent, particularly when it comes to sharing their emotions.

He is now a Paralympic rower for Team GB,” she explained.  “Scott’s story shows that the human body and mind is capable of achieving incredible things.

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Susie Rodgers Announces Retirement From Para-Swimming
 
 SwimSwam     2017-05-02 kl. 16:32     856 words
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By on SwimSwam Paralympic Champion Susie Rodgers has decided to call time on her career after representing her country for six years including two Paralympic Games.

By on SwimSwam Paralympic Champion Susie Rodgers has decided to call time on her career after representing her country for six years including two Paralympic Games.Rodgers stormed to her first Paralympic gold medal in Rio in the 50m Butterfly and
 
   
Time is running out to enter the Great Baddow Races and raise funds for your favourite charity
 
 Essex Live     2017-05-02 kl. 16:27     1024 words
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There is still time to dig out your running shoes, enter the Great Baddow Races and raise some much-needed funds for your favourite charity.

Thousands of people turn up each year to race, watch and join in the fun and for 2017, there is an extra reason to show up to support the event this year too as Paralympian Danny Crates will be officially starting the race.

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David Hall has fond memories of World Team Cup
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-02 kl. 16:21     525 words
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With Alghero, Italy, hosting the 2017 World Team Cup, Australia’s wheelchair tennis player recalls some of his best moments at this event.

Paralympics and, of course, the World Team Cup. “It was always a unique event and when we all got together as a team the feelings were so strong.... He also triumphed at least once at every major tournament in the sport, finishing his career with a total of six Paralympic...
 
   
World Team Cup kicks off in Italy
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-02 kl. 16:21     530 words
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Three of the four men’s and women’s wheelchair tennis pool ties went to deciding doubles rubbers on the first day of competition in Alghero.

Daniel Caverzaschi and Martin de la Puente secured an early 2-1 victory for fifth seed Spain over Belgium, also in Pool D, as they combined to beat the experienced partnership of Rio 2016 Paralympic bronze medallist and world No.
 
   
Para sport in review: April 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-02 kl. 16:21     614 words
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Check out what went on in the Paralympic Movement during April. 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships A-Pool Canada won their record fourth world title in Gangneung, South Korea, following a 4-1 victory over North American rivals USA.

April 2017. Check out what went on in the Paralympic Movement during April.... The top three will now advance to the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games alongside Norway and Italy. • Review 1 • Review 2 • Review 3 • Review 4 • Review 5 • Review 6 •...
 
   
Vote now for Allianz Athlete of the Month – April 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-02 kl. 16:21     335 words
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The public has until 9 May to vote for their favourite of the five athletes. The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has revealed the shortlist for the Allianz Athlete of the Month for April, and the public can now vote for the winner on www.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has revealed the shortlist for the Allianz Athlete of the Month for April, and the public can now vote for the winner on www.paralympic.org .... The public has until 12:00 (CEST) on Tuesday (9 May) to vote for the athlete they want to be the Allianz Athlete of the Month for April 2017 via the www.paralympic...
 
   
Beware The Wolf: Can Esports Prevent Its Inevitable Match Fixing Scandal?
 
 VICE Sports     2017-05-02 kl. 16:18     2942 words
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Something looked off. A game of Dota2 in a East Asia market—this is as specific a geographic descriptor as can be divulged—was scheduled between two teams of middling success and middling spectator interest.

Basketball has point-shaving, to say nothing of that one time a Paralympic hoops team stocked its roster with ringers .
 
   
Kulcsár elected President of Hungarian Olympic Committee
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-02 kl. 16:18     353 words
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Double Olympic silver medallist Krisztián Kulcsár has been elected as the President of the Hungarian Olympic Committee (MOB).

MOB comes just months after the Hungarian capital Budapest's bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games collapsed.  Their effort to secure the Games was abandoned in February following a petition from youth campaign group Momentum Mozgalom, which

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Whitehead 'may quit' after World Champs
 
 BBC     2017-05-02 kl. 15:56     195 words
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Double Paralympic gold medal sprinter Richard Whitehead has hinted that the World Championships in London may be his "last competition on the track". Whitehead won gold at the London and Rio Games to add to three consecutive 200m T42 world titles.

Double Paralympic gold medal sprinter Richard Whitehead has hinted that the World Championships in London may be his "last competition on the track".

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Brazil win regional wheelchair basketball event
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-02 kl. 15:41     162 words
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The Brazilian women’s team took the South American Championships title following a 67-40 victory over Argentina; hosts Peru claimed bronze.

Argentina and Brazil were the two teams from the region who competed at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games .
 
   
Royal Greenwich Festivals are coming
 
 Royal Borough of Greenwich     2017-05-02 kl. 15:07     310 words
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Popular annual arts extravaganza Royal Greenwich Festivals kicks off over the spring bank holiday weekend (26 May 2017).

Bradley Hemmings was joint artistic director for the spectacular opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic games.

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How Philippa Johnson-Dwyer got back in the saddle despite disability
 
 Talk Radio 702     2017-05-02 kl. 15:05     359 words
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Para-equestrian dressage rider Philippa Johnson-Dwyer has had an impressive career on horseback, in spite of many obstacles she faced in her life. The only thing you can do is smile and keep going... Eventually, they stop looking at the disability.

Eventually, they stop looking at the disability.— Philippa Johnson-Dwyer, para-equestrian rider The Paralympic gold medallist was left disabled after a car accident in 1998 but learned to ride again after a year of rehabilitation.

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ViewRay Showcases World's First Commercially Available MRI-Guided Linac System at Leading European Radiation Oncology Meeting
 
 KFMB-TV     2017-05-02 kl. 15:00     558 words
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SOURCE ViewRay, Inc. Clinical Presentations Highlight Benefits of MRI-Guidance for Pancreatic, Gastrointestinal, and Prostate Cancers Cancer

Clinical Presentations Highlight Benefits of MRI-Guidance for Pancreatic, Gastrointestinal, and Prostate Cancers Cancer. ...Survivor Bibian Mentel, MRIdian Patient and Gold Medal Paralympian, Shares Her Story CLEVELAND ViewRay is the only

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Okada riders block access into Abuja
 
 News Express Nigeria     2017-05-02 kl. 14:56     280 words
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By News Express on 02/05/2017 Share on Tweet Views: 25 •Protesting okada riders. Motorcycle operators have blocked off Boundary Road, a street that separates Abuja from Nasarawa state, to protest the death of a colleague.

Nigerian-American Paralympic star Dennis Ogbe makes strong case...
 
   
Nike names Ease Challenge winner
 
 Disegno Daily     2017-05-02 kl. 14:54     226 words
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Two years ago Nike unveiled the FlyEase shoe , designed for athletes who have trouble putting on and taking off shoes. A collaboration between Nike designer Tobie Hatfield and a high schooler named Matthew Walzer who has cerebral palsy.

And on April 10th, a judging panel that included Nike CEO Mark Parker, Olympian Carl Lewis, WNBA star Elena Delle Donne, and 17-time Paralympic medalist Tatyana McFadden picked a winner.
 
   
‘Light on Earth', ‘Mars', ‘Super Bowl 50' win at International Television & Film Awards
 
 Biz Community     2017-05-02 kl. 14:54     1073 words
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At the New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, held in Las Vegas, three entries received the New York Festivals Grand Award: ‘Light on Earth', ‘Mars' and ‘Super Bowl 50'.

The Bird, and Maverick and Ortiz and Intentional Talk (MLB Network), Eu Me Movo (SPORTV)2016 Summer Olympics, and Paralympics 2016 Channel 4 ESPN saw multiple entries earn gold for special event coverage and sports programming including:

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ViewRay Showcases World's First Commercially Available MRI-Guided Linac System at Leading European Radiation Oncology Meeting
 
 PR Newswire     2017-05-02 kl. 14:43     820 words
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Clinical Presentations Highlight Benefits of MRI-Guidance for Pancreatic, Gastrointestinal, and Prostate Cancers Cancer Survivor Bibian Mentel,

Clinical Presentations Highlight Benefits of MRI-Guidance for Pancreatic, Gastrointestinal, and Prostate Cancers Cancer Survivor Bibian Mentel,...MRIdian Patient and Gold Medal Paralympian, Shares Her Story News provided by 08:35 ET Share this

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Ketchum - 'real return' on investments
 
 PR Week     2017-05-02 kl. 14:39     1210 words
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After a couple of transition years, the Omnicom firm sees solid growth and 'some real return on those investments' Principals: Rob Flaherty, chairman

In Europe, Ketchum was appointed to provide PR support to Rome’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games after an "international bid" process involving five agencies.
 
   
BMW Taiwan to sponsor Universiade shuttle fleet
 
 Taiwan News Online     2017-05-02 kl. 14:30     231 words
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BMW Taiwan has pledged to supply 200 all-new, 7-series BMW vehicles to provide shuttle services for transporting Universiade VIPs.

Known as a leading luxury car brand, BMW has sponsored major sports events around the world, including the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich and the 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics in London.
 
   
AOC president John Coates apologises for 'sheltered workshop' remarks
 
 Swan Hill Guardian     2017-05-02 kl. 14:28     443 words
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Australian Olympics Committee president John Coates has broken his silence and apologised for the comments he made in a leaked email, where he said a

"I know that because I've spent most of my adult life advancing the cause of disabilities and for which the Australian Paralympic Committee extended me its highest award - the Australian Paralympic medal.... Mr Coates' comments have been condemned by Federal Sports Minister Greg Hunt and Australian Paralympic...

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NTDA and Wheelwrights support WheelPower’s Inter Spinal Unit Games
 
 Tyrepress     2017-05-02 kl. 14:21     409 words
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NTDA national chairman Roger Griggs and chief executive Stefan Hay at the Wheelpower Cheque presentation On Tuesday 25 May 2017, NTDA national

the birthplace of the Paralympic Movement.... The cheque was presented to former Paralympian Kevan Baker OBE (Chair, WheelPower), Martin McElhatton (Chief Executive, WheelPower) and two of the athletes competing in the games on behalf of Stoke Mandeville...

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Paralympic swimming champion Rodgers retires
 
 Latest Nigerian News.com     2017-05-02 kl. 14:20     23 words
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Published by BBC on Tue, 02 May 2017 British Paralympic swimming champion Susie Rodgers announces her retirement after a six-year international career.

Paralympic swimming champion Rodgers retires.... Published by BBC on Tue, 02 May 2017 British Paralympic swimming champion Susie Rodgers announces her retirement after a six-year international career.
 
   
Calgary would need two full-sized arenas to host 2026 Winter Olympics,
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-05-02 kl. 14:11     289 words
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Liam Morgan Tuesday, 2 May 2017 Calgary's Bid Exploration Committee (CBEC) claim the city would need two full-sized arenas in order to host the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games and can reduce costs by using clusters of venues.

Olympic and Paralympic Games and can reduce costs by using clusters of venues.The CBEC, chaired by former police chief Rick Hanson, has given an update on their work as they continue to look into a possible bid.
 
   
Motionhouse – Scattered – London
 
 DanceTabs     2017-05-02 kl. 13:41     919 words
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Rebecca Williams, Naomi Tadevossian, Alasdair Stewart, Martina Bussi, Daniel Connor, Chris Knight and Junior Cunningham in Scattered . © Foteini Christofilopoulou.

These expansive skills led to Finnan’s appointment as choreographer for the 2012 Paralympic Opening Ceremony.
 
   
Help Us Turn Osborne's Propaganda Into Power
 
 Huffington Post UK     2017-05-02 kl. 13:36     637 words
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Right now, people are having a bad day at work because of George Osborne. An entire generation are having worse days at work than their parents - for the first time in the history of capitalism - because of George Osborne.

Obviously he won't actually be "editing" the Standard - he can't - but if you were merely looking for a well-salaried figurehead, why on earth would you choose the person that was so unpopular they were booed at the London Paralympics?

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Lewis delighted to race for home crowd
 
 Royal Gazette     2017-05-02 kl. 13:25     518 words
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Jessica Lewis will race before a home crowd for the first time in years at the Bermuda Invitational Permit Meet at the National Stadium in July.

before she became a Paralympian at the London Games in 2012.... She reached a new high at the IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha, Qatar, that same year, claiming bronze in the 100 before competing at the Paralympics in Rio, placing sixth in the 100...
 
   
DeSilva-Andrade makes history on podium
 
 Royal Gazette     2017-05-02 kl. 13:25     220 words
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Para-athele Yushae DeSilva-Andrade has became the first Bermudian to finish on the podium at an international boccia tournament.

DeSilva-Andrade, who represented Bermuda at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro last year, beat Matt Hiltner, of the United States, 3-2 to progress to semi-finals.
 
   
ICON rebrands to CSM Live
 
 Sport Industry Group     2017-05-02 kl. 12:44     208 words
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ICON, who creates and delivers brand and live experiences around the world, has rebranded to CSM Live as part of its integration within CSM.

CSM Live delivers the branding for the BT Sport Industry Awards which took place last Thursday, as well as events such as the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the FIFA World Cup, the Ryder Cup the Rugby World Cup and Formula E.  The main changes that
 
   
Paralympic champion Susie Rodgers retires from swimming
 
 Daily Mail     2017-05-02 kl. 12:41     166 words
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Press Association 11:39 BST, 2 May 2017 Paralympic champion Susie Rodgers has announced her retirement from swimming.

Paralympic champion Susie Rodgers retires from swimming.... Press Association 11:39 BST, 2 May 2017 Paralympic champion Susie Rodgers has announced her retirement from swimming.The 33-year-old from London won S7 50 metres butterfly gold at last September's Rio Paralympics...

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Espanyol and Barça pay homage to the 25th anniversary of BCN ‘92 at the derby
 
 El Digital D Barcelona     2017-05-02 kl. 12:36     122 words
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Published on 30/04/2017 at 11:12 h.

anniversary of the Barcelona 1992 Olympic and Paralympic Games .
 
   
Parachute appoints Steve Podborski as President & CEO, June 5, 2017
 
 Morningstar.com     2017-05-02 kl. 12:13     681 words
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Order of Canada Officer, Olympic legend to lead national injury prevention charity TORONTO , May 2, 2017 /CNW/ - Parachute today announced the appointment of Steve Podborski to the role of Parachute President & CEO.

Since that time he has worked as an Olympic TV sport announcer for NBC and CBS and was Director, International Affairs for the successful bid for the 2010 Vancouver Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

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Eritrea update | Southgate Amateur Radio News
 
 Africa-News.info     2017-05-02 kl. 11:32     163 words
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ADDED NOTE: At this time, Zorro will visit Eritrea to discuss topics such as: * Coordinate Pre-game training camp for Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic in Japan. * Select students for scholarship program for Junior-high school, high school and...

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Blind athlete files suit against Dartmouth citing lack of academic resources
 
 Union Leader     2017-05-02 kl. 11:17     524 words
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HANOVER — In a lawsuit filed against Dartmouth College, a student who has been touted by the Ivy League school for her accomplishments as a legally

HANOVER — In a lawsuit filed against Dartmouth College, a student who has been touted by the Ivy League school for her accomplishments as a legally. ...blind Paralympian and member of the Dartmouth equestrian team, the school is accused of not

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Nike Announces Winner of Challenge to Create Sneaker for All Abilities
 
 Vamp FootWear     2017-05-02 kl. 11:00     317 words
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An architectural engineer from Cheyenne, Wyo. impressed an esteemed panel of Nike judges, winning the $50,000 grand prize of Nike’s Ease Challenge.

Matthew Walzer, Olympians Carl Lewis, Elena Delle Donne and Tatyana McFadden, a 17-time Paralympic medal winner, along with other Nike representatives.
 
   
Roche claims widespread support for change at AOC
 
 ZwemZa     2017-05-02 kl. 10:53     773 words
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Tags Roche claims widespread support for change at AOC by ZwemZa on May 2nd, 2017 Danielle Roche has called for a culture change at the AOC and

Máret Ánne Sara dropper kongeparets 80-årslag: -... Søsteren til reineier Jovsset Ante Iversen Sara som er i kamp mot staten, synes det er et paradoks å få invitasjon fra regjeringen.Flere personer har fått personlig invitasjon til kongen og dronningens...
 
   
Harlow school Stewards Academy gets 'good' Ofsted and new sports hall
 
 Essex Live     2017-05-02 kl. 10:35     279 words
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Comments (0) Stewards Academy is celebrating the opening of a new sports hall and a 'good' Ofsted result.

On Friday, April 21 headteacher Rhonda Murthar was joined by Harlow Paralympian Anne Wafula-Strike to officially open its sports hall which also contains a gym.

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SAP Brings Cutting-Edge Solutions to World Sailing
 
 All About Shipping     2017-05-02 kl. 10:16     818 words
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Marine Equipment Products and Services , Sailing , Sports , Technical , Technology , Yachting — By admin on May 2, 2017 at 8:13 AM SAP Analytics

Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

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Inspiring Glaswegians scoop Young Scot Awards
 
 Glasgow Live     2017-05-02 kl. 10:11     404 words
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Young people from Glasgow are amoung the winners from the Sunday Mail Young Scot Awards 2017. Sisters Laura and Sarah Ayoub, aged 21 and 24, from Bearsden, picked up the Arts Award.

Edith Bowman hosted the glamorous ceremony which was and attended by famous faces including Still Game’s Jane McCarry, Gavin Mitchell and Mark Cox, Eastenders stars Jamie Borthwick and Harry Reid as well as Paralympians Jo Butterfield, Hannah
 
   
This teen is the next big UK tennis star
 
 CBBC     2017-05-02 kl. 10:05     611 words
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Image copyright James Jordan Image caption Alex played at the British Open in 2016 and will be going back to play this year Meet Alex Chaston - he's 14 and just one of many British tennis players you need to watch out for in the future.

He's really excited about playing in the World Team Cup He'll be playing in the same squad as some of the players he's looked up to for years now, like current Wimbledon champion and Paralympic gold and silver medallist Gordon Reid.

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The words that ensured Kate McCloughlin was back as Australian Paralympics boss for Tokyo
 
 Melbourne Age     2017-05-02 kl. 09:40     561 words
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Ahead of the Rio Paralympic Games, Australia's chef de mission Kate McLoughlin sat down and wrote to a letter to the athletes. Every, single, one of them.

The words that ensured Kate McCloughlin was back as Australian Paralympics boss for Tokyo.... Ahead of the Rio Paralympic Games, Australia's chef de mission Kate McLoughlin sat down and wrote to a letter to the athletes. Every, single, one of them.By the...

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Sydney Morning Herald (web) - WA Today (web) - Brisbane Times (web)
 
   
England lacrosse players host free clinic at sports centre
 
 Edenbridge Chronicle     2017-05-02 kl. 09:34     185 words
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Oxted’s paralympic gold medallist Anne Dickins had the opportunity to offer some words of inspiration to potential world champions.

Oxted’s paralympic gold medallist Anne Dickins had the opportunity to offer some words of inspiration to potential world champions.Anne, who won the paracanoeing 200m at the Rio Olympics, was at de Stafford Sports Centre in Caterham to meet

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Eger 2017: Three reasons to watch powerlifting World Cup
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-02 kl. 09:32     363 words
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As the final edition of the season, there are many great excuses to tune in to the live coverage from Hungary. The World Para Powerlifting season continues in Eger, Hungary, from Thursday (4 May) with the second World Cup of 2017.

The World Para Powerlifting season continues in Eger, Hungary, from Thursday (4 May) with the second World Cup of 2017.With Paralympic and Worlds medallists set to compete ahead of September’s World Championships, here are three reasons why you