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Historiskt med första lag-VM
 
 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2017-05-11 kl. 18:50     581 words
 
För de flesta sporter finns det tävlingssäsong och så det blandat med lågsäsong med vila och förberedelser. Men inte för parapingisens lirare. Där är det full fart året runt.

Paralympics-silverparet från Rio, Linus Karlsson och Emil Andersson, är med.
 
   
Åhusidrottare till friidrotts-VM
 
 Kristianstadsbladet     2017-05-11 kl. 15:15     302 words
 
Sverige skickar en ovanligt stor trupp till friidrotts-VM i London i sommar, när det gäller parasport. 14-23 juli är det dags, vilket följs av friidrotts-VM i London 5-13 augusti, som beräknas bli Usain Bolts sista stora show.

Sverige skickar en ovanligt stor trupp till friidrotts-VM i London i sommar, när det gäller parasport.... Hon var med i Paralympics 2008, men började först för drygt ett år sedan återigen satsa mot världstoppen efter flera års frånvaro från tävlingar.
 
   
Stor loppis och retromarknad igen
 
 Älvsbyn Just Nu     2017-05-11 kl. 13:56     137 words
 
Lördag den 20 maj mellan kl. 10-14 kommer Galaxen på Forum att fyllas med en stor loppis och retromarknad för tredje året i rad.

Redan nu är alla platser fullbokat av försäljare och Älvsby Parasport försäljer fika, smörgåsar, dricka och varmkorv under dagen.
 
   
Lilla Sportspegeln: "Även synskadade kan spela fotboll"
 
 SVT Nyheter     2017-05-11 kl. 09:05     303 words
 
Publicerad: för 2 timmar sedan Uppdaterad: för 2 timmar sedan Vårsäsongens sista Lilla Sportspegeln handlar om fotboll med lite annorlunda förutsättningar.

Reporter. Maria har åkt till Hägersten i Stockholm och träffat Sveriges enda ungdomslag i den paralympiska sporten Five-a-side.

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International Olympic Committee Evaluates LA2024 Sites, Including Long Beach Sports Park
 
 Long Beach Post     2017-05-12 kl. 08:42     426 words
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The International Olympic Committee wrapped up its three-day tour of Los Angeles Thursday, which included a visit to the potential Long Beach Sports Park Wednesday and Thursday.

The Long Beach Sports Park is slated to include the Long Beach Arena for Olympic handball, the Long Beach Waterfront for Olympic triathlon, marathon swimming and Paralympic triathlon, the temporary Long Beach BMX and water polo venues and the Long
 
   
Wayne Bridge to take part in Strictly Come Dancing this year?
 
 Telly Mix     2017-05-12 kl. 07:58     250 words
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Wayne Bridge has hinted that he could end up on the Strictly Come Dancing 2017 line up . The footballer is no stranger to the ballroom, having appeared on the show throughout 2014 to cheer on wife Frankie Bridge.

There's also Paralympian Ellie Simmonds, actress Carley Stenson, comic Joel Dommett and marathon runner Paula Radcliffe.
 
   
Tokyo to pay for all temporary Olympic facilities in other prefectures
 
 Borneo Post Online     2017-05-12 kl. 07:48     357 words
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International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge announces Tokyo’s election to host the 2020 Summer Olympics on September 7, 2013.

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said Thursday that the metropolitan government will shoulder all costs to develop temporary facilities for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in seven prefectures outside the Japanese capital, Japan’s Jiji Press

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LDP director: Constitution debate not bound by 2020 deadline
 
 Asahi.com     2017-05-12 kl. 07:37     490 words
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Ruling party officials were forced to back away from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s comments on constitutional revision after opposition party members argued he was using strong-arm tactics to push through his pet project.

Abe not only gave examples of articles in the Constitution that he wants to amend, but he also said he hoped the revised Constitution would be enforced in 2020 when Tokyo hosts the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Andy Lewis's journey from amputee to Paralympic gold
 
 BBC     2017-05-12 kl. 07:28     82 words
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Andy Lewis lost his leg at 16 in 1999, took up Para-triathlon after being inspired by London 2012 - now the Briton is aiming to become a double Paralympic champion.

Andy Lewis's journey from amputee to Paralympic gold.... Andy Lewis lost his leg at 16 in 1999, took up Para-triathlon after being inspired by London 2012 - now the Briton is aiming to become a double Paralympic champion.He is competing in the ITU World...

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ThinOptics Partners With Prevent Blindness for Public Education of Eye Health
 
 Vision Monday     2017-05-12 kl. 07:21     382 words
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CHICAGO— ThinOptics —a consumer-oriented eyewear brand that pioneered stemless reading glasses—announced its ongoing partnership with Prevent Blindness , just in time for Healthy Vision Month.

ThinOptics has also partnered with decorated Paralympian and contemporary artist, Gregory Burns, to develop a custom line of ThinOptics inspired by his most popular artworks.
 
   
IOC Visits Two Key LA 2024 Venues That May Give The City An Olympic Bid Edge
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-05-12 kl. 07:19     1219 words
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Reporting From Santa Monica Beach, U.S.A.

begun to review the LA 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid Wednesday, members divided into three groups in order to explore as many of the existing and proposed temporary venue sites as possible in the single day available.
 
   
- Ajinomoto begins sales of eight kinds of frozen Japanese food in France
 
 FnBnews.com     2017-05-12 kl. 07:17     464 words
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Ajinomoto Co, Inc has begun full-scale sales of eight varieties of frozen Japanese foods throughout France.

With the 2019 essay of the Rugby World Cup and the 2020 edition of the Olympic and Paralympic Games to be held in Japan, the popularity of Japanese cuisine is expected to increase further.
 
   
Judge cannot put ‘horror of injuries’ behind him
 
 Citizen.co.za     2017-05-12 kl. 07:13     387 words
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High court Judge Neil Tuchten says he finds it difficult to put the horror of a three-year-old child’s injuries behind him.

In an apparent reference to the trial of former Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, Tuchten asked if what happened to a young man, very good at running, who had a moment of rage and then “cancelled his whole, blameless, decent life” was not what
 
   
UCLA announced host of US Paralympic Track & Field Championships as IOC
 
 Inside The Games     2017-05-12 kl. 06:49     281 words
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Duncan Mackay Thursday, 11 May 2017 U.S. Paralympics announced UCLA today as the site of this year's United States Paralympics Track & Field National Championships, an event will be the trials for the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in London.

UCLA announced host of US Paralympic Track & Field Championships as IOC. ...visit University.Duncan Mackay Thursday, 11 May 2017 U.S.... Paralympics announced UCLA today as the site of this year's United States Paralympics Track & Field National...
 
   
Daniel Sherwen's “Below” Proves To Be A Cut Above At AICE Awards
 
 ShootOnline     2017-05-12 kl. 06:29     1134 words
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“It Comes from Below,” editor Daniel Sherwen’s quick-cut, exquisitely-syncopated spot for the athletic equipment company Under Armour and agency Droga5, won Best in Show honors at tonight’s AICE Awards presentation.

In addition to winning in Best in Show and Dialogue/Monologue/Spoken Word, another spot edited at Final Cut, “We’re the Superhumans” for the Rio Paralympics, won two awards for editor Joe Guest, in the categories of Cause Marketing and Content
 
   
Five For Friday: Weightlifting
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-12 kl. 06:13     329 words
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Five For Friday: Beach Volleyball Five For Friday: Ice Hockey Five For Friday: Track and Field Five For Friday: Triathlon Rio 2016

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Tokyo to Pay for All Temp Olympic...
 
 Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies     2017-05-12 kl. 04:55     69 words
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temporary facilities for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in seven prefectures outside the Japanese capital.
 
   
Tokyo Metropolitan Government To Shoulder Temporary Facilities Cost, Koike Says
 
 Sports Business Daily     2017-05-12 kl. 04:36     82 words
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Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Thursday that "the metropolitan government will in principle bear all the costs of temporary facilities for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games to be built outside the capital," according to KYODO.

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Thursday that "the metropolitan government will in principle bear all the costs of temporary facilities for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games to be built outside the capital," according to KYODO.Following a

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Sports Business Daily (web)
 
   
Totti refuses to confirm retirement
 
 The Freepress Journal     2017-05-12 kl. 03:53     133 words
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07:12 am FOLLOW US: Rome : Roma legend Francesco Totti raised uncertainty regarding his retirement from playing football although his contract with the capital side expires at the end of the season with a guaranteed director’s post.

07:12 am FOLLOW US: Rome : Roma legend Francesco Totti raised uncertainty regarding his retirement from playing football although his contract with the capital side expires at the end of the season with a guaranteed director’s post.During an event held by the Paralympic...
 
   
Celebrated ballerina Evelyn Hart gets key to city
 
 Winnipeg Free Press     2017-05-12 kl. 01:19     439 words
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Acclaimed ballerina Evelyn Hart joined a small but successful cohort of people to receive a key to the City of Winnipeg on Thursday. Mayor Brian Bowman awarded Hart a key in recognition of her more than 30-year career with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet.

Paralympian Michelle Stilwell received a key in 2008.
 
   
Japanese Ambassador’s Cup of Judo 2017
 
 Saudi Gazette     2017-05-12 kl. 00:22     233 words
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SHARE Facebook Twitter RIYADH — Embassy of Japan in Saudi Arabia conducted an open Saudi judo championship for Ambassador’s Cup in collaboration with Saudi Judo and Jiujitsu Federation and Public Security Training Affairs in Riyadh.

The Embassy has invited a number of distinguished coaches here, including judo, and has been supporting the national players preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
VCUQatar exhibition highlights design talent
 
 Gulf Times     2017-05-11 kl. 23:24     318 words
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12:08 AM RELATED STORIES The yearly exhibition is considered to be an excellent way to discover the outstanding works of a new generation of art and design talent in Qatar.

Qatari weddings, Paralympic training and recreational facilities ... are just a few of the fascinating displays at the 2017 VCUQatar BFA + MFA Exhibition, which opened to considerable acclaim at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar (VCUQatar).
 
   
Local skiers earn spot on national team
 
 Rocky Mountain Outlook     2017-05-11 kl. 23:20     400 words
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Jesse Cockney is back on Cross Country Canada’s world cup A team, while Ty and Reed Godfrey have been named to the national junior team, as the organization named its squads Friday (May 5).

Since the 2014 Paralympics, Carleton and Graham Nishikawa have split the guiding load.
 
   
Olympic Commission to Tour Venues - NBC Southern California
 
 Breaking.com.ng     2017-05-11 kl. 23:18     373 words
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NBC Southern California Olympic Commission to Tour Venues NBC Southern California … days in the French capital beginning Sunday.

renderings of proposed Olympic venuesKABC-TVAccording to the renderings, the LA 2024 opening and closing ceremonies would be held at Rams Stadium, along with Olympic and Paralympic archery… Bernie Sanders is touring the UK.
 
   
Osaka rolls the dice on being IR destination
 
 Straits Times     2017-05-11 kl. 23:14     648 words
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Osaka, the less glitzy cousin of Tokyo, is pulling out all the stops to put itself at the forefront of Japan's move to roll out integrated resorts (IRs), even as the national government mulls over ways to ease concerns about social ills.

Japan is targeting 40 million visitors by 2020, when Tokyo hosts the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Nadal plays wheelchair tennis match with Paralympian
 
 China.org.cn     2017-05-11 kl. 23:05     103 words
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Rafael Nadal showed his commitment to wheelchair tennis as he played a match with Spanish Paralympian Daniel Caverzaschi in the court of Madrid Open on Thursday.

Nadal plays wheelchair tennis match with Paralympian.... Rafael Nadal showed his commitment to wheelchair tennis as he played a match with Spanish Paralympian Daniel Caverzaschi in the court of Madrid Open on Thursday.Caverzaschi, who competed at the Paralympic...

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Global Times (web)
 
   
2024 Olympic Committee Tours Los Angeles Locales
 
 Marina del Rey Patch     2017-05-11 kl. 22:42     378 words
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LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The International Olympic Committee Evaluation Commission will tour potential Olympic venues Thursday on the second day of its three-day visit to Los Angeles.

While in Southern California, the IOC Evaluation Commission members will also be given a tour of the facilities on the UCLA campus that Los Angeles officials plan to use as the Olympic and Paralympic Village, where the athletes will be housed.

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Travel’s leaders need to include staff in driving change.
 
 EGlobal Travel Media     2017-05-11 kl. 22:18     506 words
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Zelda la Grange, Nelson Mandela’s long serving presidential aide said an authentically inclusive leadership style is paramount for driving change.

Director and Strategy Lead at Komosion with How Much Does Your Customer Matter to Your Business? ; and Dr Jessica Gallagher, Paralympian with Trust – Mindset – Courage .
 
   
Tim Healy ‘absolutely delighted’ to be inducted into the Quayside Walk of Fame
 
 Newshandle.com     2017-05-11 kl. 21:55     603 words
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Benidorm star Tim Healy and former AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson are among the latest Geordie legends to be immortalised on the Newcastle and Gateshead Quayside.

Jill Halfpenny (actress/entertainer); Stephen Miller (Paralympic Champion); Kathryn Tickell (composer / musician); Robson Green (actor/entertainer); Sister Winifred Laver (Methodist Missionary); Prof Sir John Burn (geneticist); Cardinal Basil Hume

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Bay kids join Super Swim Squad Camp
 
 Sun Live     2017-05-11 kl. 21:43     277 words
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Nine young swimmers from the Bay of Plenty were among the 36 chosen for the Jetstar Super Swim Squad Camp held over the weekend.

If this is the next wave of swimming talent, New Zealand is in good hands.” The five-strong coaching team, which includes Paralympians and former Olympic and Commonwealth Games representatives, took the kids through sessions in both a pool and
 
   
Kentwood to Host Second Annual Parks & Recreation Gala
 
 Free Press Release     2017-05-11 kl. 21:41     466 words
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invited to attend The Vibe – A Parks and Recreation Gala on Friday, May 19 to benefit the City’s Park and Recreation Adaptive Sports program. Kentwood, United States, May 12,2017/Free-Press-Release.com/ -- The Vibe Gala will take place from 6 p.m.

Paralympics athlete who broke her back in a gymnastic vaulting accident.... Paralympics for Paralympic Sport-Kentwood, a community based sports club developed to involve youth and adults with physical and visual disabilities in sports and physical...
 
   
Competition For 2024 Olympics Heats Up
 
 Bisnow     2017-05-11 kl. 20:33     119 words
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Rendering of one of the proposed 2024 Olympics sites. In LA's bid to woo the 2024 Olympics, the LA 2024 committee recently released more renderings of proposed venues across the city from the beach to DTLA.

In LA's bid to woo the 2024 Olympics, the LA 2024 committee recently released more renderings of proposed venues across the city from the beach to DTLA.UCLA's Pauley Pavilion would host wrestling, judo and the Paralympic sitting volleyball event.

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USA Fencing Accepting Committee and Resource Team Applications for 2017-18
 
 USA Fencing     2017-05-11 kl. 20:31     249 words
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(Colorado Springs, Colo.) – The USA Fencing Board of Directors is accepting applications for committees and resource teams for the 2017-18 season.

Member Services:  includes club, IT, high school and collegiate representatives Division Marketing and Communications: include an IT representative Paralympic Development Safe Sport Sport Development Sports Medicine Sports Performance Youth
 
   
Iranian Authorities Block Attempts by Gold Medalist's Husband to Stop Her From Competing Abroad
 
 Payvand Iran News     2017-05-11 kl. 20:02     474 words
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05/11/17 Source: Center for Human Rights in Iran For the second time, Iranian authorities have allowed two-time Iranian Paralympic gold medalist

05/11/17 Source: Center for Human Rights in Iran For the second time, Iranian authorities have allowed two-time Iranian Paralympic gold medalist. ...archer  Zahra Nemati  to travel abroad to compete despite her estranged husband's attempts to force...
 
   
Simon Clegg introduces Dubai Expo 2020: “the greatest show on earth”
 
 Estates Gazette     2017-05-11 kl. 19:56     1464 words
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Simon Clegg, British Olympics veteran and now chief operating officer of Dubai’s Expo 2020, on the spectacle of “the greatest show on earth” and the

cuisine.  Out of our anticipated 25m visitors, 70% are expected to be from outside the UAE, equating to every ticket sold at the London and Rio Olympics and Paralympics together, as well as every ticket sold in the past two football World Cups
 
   
Trump May Have Just Derailed A Crucial Part Of America s Future Aircraft Carrier Fleet
 
 Nigeria News Shafaqna     2017-05-11 kl. 19:55     1600 words
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BREAKING: National Assembly raises own budget to N125b - sunnewsonline Under-30 Nigerian lady bags a Ph.

men in Nigeria in one photo - latestnigeriannews Witness Slumps, Dies Before Giving Evidence In Lagos Court - leadership Tokyo 2020 Paralympics:
 
   
For Jackson Bantle And Hagen Smith, Collegiate Beach Championships Is Event They’ve Been Waiting For
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-11 kl. 19:34     825 words
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, 11:55 a.m. (ET) Jackson Bantle (L) and Hagen Smith (R) both competed for Team USA at the 2014 FIVB Under-21 Beach Volleyball World Championships in Larnaca, Cyprus. UCLA seniors Jackson Bantle and Hagen Smith are practically adjoined at the hip.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “We have to start selling the sport for what it is,” Smith said of beach volleyball for younger generations. “It’s a fun and sexy sport.
 
   
World Para Athletics Grand Prix set to continue in Arizona
 
 Inside The Games     2017-05-11 kl. 18:55     483 words
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Max Winters Thursday, 11 May 2017 More than 270 athletes from 17 countries are set to compete at the fifth World Para Athletics Grand Prix of the season in Arizona in the United States over the next two days.

The event doubles as the Desert Challenge Games and features a number of home-grown world and Paralympic champions such as Jarryd Wallace, David Brown, Deja Young and Cheri Madsen.... World and Paralympic champion Brown has won at this meeting every year...

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Historiskt med första lag-VM
 
 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2017-05-11 kl. 18:50     581 words
 
För de flesta sporter finns det tävlingssäsong och så det blandat med lågsäsong med vila och förberedelser. Men inte för parapingisens lirare. Där är det full fart året runt.

Paralympics-silverparet från Rio, Linus Karlsson och Emil Andersson, är med.
 
   
Meet The Australian Commonwealth Youth Games Roster
 
 SwimSwam     2017-05-11 kl. 18:42     337 words
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By on SwimSwam The 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games kick-off on July 18th in Nassau, Bahamas, where almost 1000 young athletes will be competing across 5 sports.

We are confident they will compete with great distinction and will make their families, their sports and Australia very proud.” Former Australian Paralympian Matthew Cowdrey, who has been in the Commonwealth Youth Games Team General Manager role
 
   
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 British Athletics     2017-05-11 kl. 18:18     137 words
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This summer, London will be hosting the World Para Athletics Championships and the IAAF  World Championships, London's biggest sport events since the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

This summer, London will be hosting the World Para Athletics Championships and the IAAF  World Championships, London's biggest sport events since the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.The Summer of World Athletics begins with the World Para
 
   
Moon Jae-in becomes President of South Korea
 
 Wikinews     2017-05-11 kl. 18:10     350 words
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: 31 March 2017: Impeached South Korean president Park Geun-hye arrested 13 March 2017: Malaysian police chief publicly confirms murdered man was Kim

Vietnam's Le Van Cong wins gold in men's -49kg powerlifting at Rio Paralympics Location of South Korea Collaborate!
 
   
Premier League and BT create film championing disability inclusion
 
 Enable Magazine     2017-05-11 kl. 18:02     495 words
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The Premier League and BT have produced a short film; Inspiring Disabled People Through Sport: Balding and Cockroft’s Inspiring Stories , which

The film also features Paralympian, Hannah Cockroft, who won two gold medals at the London 2012 Paralympics and who helped launch the Premier League and BT Disability programme alongside Balding and fellow Paralympian Jonnie Peacock at the London
 
   
Baby Boom: How Olympians Are Training And Competing Through Pregnancy
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-11 kl. 18:02     1615 words
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, 10:47 a.m. (ET) A pregnant Alysia Montano runs in the opening round of the women's 800-meter at the USATF Outdoor Championships at Hornet Stadium on June 26, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif.

In the past few months, Olympic and Paralympic medalists Gwen Jorgensen , Kaleo Maclay , Melissa Stockwell , Dana Vollmer , Serena Williams and Mariel Zagunis have announced pregnancies — Stockwell and Vollmer with their second babies.
 
   
My Name Is Jamie Sinclair, And I’m A Curler With An Olympic Dream
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-11 kl. 18:02     440 words
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By Jamie Sinclair, 2017 U.S. Curling National Champion | May 11, 2017, 11:23 a.m. (ET) Jamie Sinclair is a curler who, along with teammates Alex Carlson, Vicky Persinger and Monica Walker, is vying for a spot on her first Olympic team.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Malagò re-elected President of Italian National Olympic Committee
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-11 kl. 18:01     563 words
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Giovanni Malagò has been re-elected as President of the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) for a fresh four-year term.

Malagò admitted in December that CONI "still feels the wounds" from Rome's abandoned bid for the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Masseglia re-elected as French Olympic Committee president
 
 China.org.cn     2017-05-11 kl. 17:50     177 words
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Denis Masseglia was re-elected as the president of the French Olympic Committee on Thursday's General Assembly for his third consecutive term on the post.

Two days ahead of IOC evaluation delegation's arrival in Paris, Masseglia's re-election was a boost for Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee, who expressed their congratulations to Masseglia and happiness to carry on the bidding work

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'I felt like I was a burden' - how archery saved Stubbs
 
 BBC     2017-05-11 kl. 17:03     953 words
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There can be a time in anyone's life where they feel everything is going in the right direction and suddenly it all changes in one frightening moment.

There can be a time in anyone's life where they feel everything is going in the right direction and suddenly it all changes in one frightening moment.Paralympian John Stubbs is Britain's most successful archer with a cabinet full of accolades
 
   
Five reasons to be interested: Arizona World Para Athletics Grand Prix
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-11 kl. 17:01     216 words
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With many of the world’s leading athletes competing, here are reasons why you should follow the action.

2. Seven of the USA’s 10 Paralympic track and field champions from Rio 2016 will compete in Arizona.
 
   
The New Adaptive Foot: A Step Forward For Adaptive Climbing
 
 Rock and Ice Magazine     2017-05-11 kl. 16:54     1102 words
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This time last year Craig DeMartino and Matt Hulet were driving to Chris Sharma ’s launch party at Sender One in L.A . and were discussing adaptive climbing.

  “Female disabled athletes are less common than male,” Sawford says, “and I’m interested in getting out there for that reason.
 
   
Great Britain quad wheelchair tennis team win fifth World Team Cup...
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-05-11 kl. 16:44     602 words
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Antony Cotterill and Andy Lapthorne Great Britain’s quad wheelchair tennis team won their fifth BNP Paribas World Team Cup title on Sunday in Sardinia after defeating Israel 2-1.

The Great Britain men’s team of Gordon Reid, Alfie Hewett and Dermot Bailey were beaten 2-1 by France after a rematch of the Rio 2016 Paralympic men’s doubles final.... Gordon Reid “It’s a disappointing end to a great week as we came into the final unbeaten in all our matches this week and were confident we could regain the title we won in 2015,” said Reid. “However, Houdet and Peifer are not Paralympic...
 
   
Executive Board Appointments
 
 British Wheelchair Basketball     2017-05-11 kl. 16:15     439 words
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British Wheelchair Basketball appoints two sporting leaders to its Executive Board. Two high profile sporting figures will join British Wheelchair Basketball’s Executive as Independent Board Members to help steer the organisation during the Tokyo Cycle.

June 2017.  Sam Whale, Managing Director of Unforgiving Minute, has an impressive resume within leadership and coaching development, honing his skills at UK Sport and working with clients across Olympic and Paralympic Sports.

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SA basketball team end last
 
 Sport24.co.za     2017-05-11 kl. 16:05     43 words
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Cape Town - South Africa's men's wheelchair basketball team concluded a miserable London Paralympics campaign with a resounding defeat to Colombia in their 11th/12th-place playoff match on Wednesday.

Cape Town - South Africa's men's wheelchair basketball team concluded a miserable London Paralympics campaign with a resounding defeat to Colombia in their 11th/12th-place playoff match on Wednesday.South Africa lost 83-36 to finish winless in their...
 
   
Wheelpower Inter Spinal Unit Games 2017
 
 Stewarts Law LLP     2017-05-11 kl. 15:53     258 words
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  Stewarts Law was pleased to co-sponsor and attend the Inter Spinal Unit Games, which took place at Stoke Mandeville Stadium from 25 to 27 April 2017.

Many patients who initially competed at the Interspinal Unit Games have since gone on to represent their country at the Paralympic Games.... They are based at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, the birthplace of the Paralympics.
 
   
ATOS : signs new contract with BBC for technology services
 
 4 Traders     2017-05-11 kl. 15:48     682 words
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New Enterprise ICT contract completes major BBC tech re-procurement project Paris, London, 11 May 2017- Atos, a leader in digital transformation, announces that it has signed a new five year deal with the BBC to provide technology services.

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.

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Young Rising Sons Debut Inspiring Video for 'Undefeatable' Featuring Paralympic Athlete Lacey Henderson: Premiere
 
 Billboard     2017-05-11 kl. 15:42     276 words
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New Jersey natives Young Rising Sons released a motivational track titled "Undefeatable" last October, part of the three-song EP Undefeatable +2 . And today (May 10), Billboard  brings you the premiere of the equally as inspirational video for the song.

Young Rising Sons Debut Inspiring Video for 'Undefeatable' Featuring Paralympic Athlete Lacey Henderson:... The black-and-white visual features Paralympic Track & Field athlete Lacey Henderson, chronicling her journey from when her right leg was...
 
   
Jade Jones swaps the track for triathlon in Yokohama
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-11 kl. 15:40     561 words
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The British wheelchair racer will compete in her first Para triathlon.

Jones, who has competed on the track in the last two Paralympic Games , has wanted to try the sport for a number of years.... After watching it make its Paralympics debut in Rio 2016 , she decided to try it out. “ Triathlon is something I've always...
 
   
NPC France celebrates its 25th anniversary
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-11 kl. 15:40     169 words
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The French Paralympic and Sports Committee hosted the celebration in Lyon, on 25 April, as part of its second annual meeting.

The French Paralympic and Sports Committee hosted the celebration in Lyon, on 25 April, as part of its second annual meeting.The French Paralympic and Sports Committee (CPSF) celebrated its 25th anniversary during its second annual meeting in Lyon,
 
   
COMPCLOUD 2017 : Not-to-be-Missed Keynotes and Parties
 
 4 Traders     2017-05-11 kl. 15:38     529 words
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The entire Xactly team has been preparing to make this year's CompCloud the most memorable one yet. We've scheduled dozens of sessions, developer tracks, speakers, and hands-on training.

Paralympic snowboard medalist and former Dancing with the Stars' contestant Amy Purdy.
 
   
Australia unveil team to compete at 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games
 
 Inside The Games     2017-05-11 kl. 15:36     409 words
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Max Winters Thursday, 11 May 2017 Commonwealth Games Australia (CGA) has announced a squad of 75 athletes that will represent the country at The Bahamas 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games.

Cowdrey won 13 Paralympic gold medals across Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 and London 2012. “It is with great excitement that CGA today names our team of young athletes who will represent Australia at the Youth Games in the Bahamas later this year,”

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Rio 2016 gold medallists headline field for season-opening UCI Para-cycling
 
 Inside The Games     2017-05-11 kl. 15:36     310 words
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Daniel Etchells Thursday, 11 May 2017 Rio 2016 gold medallists are set to feature among the field when the first round of the International Cycling Union (UCI) Para-cycling Road World Cup takes place in Italian town Maniago this weekend.

Among them is Paolo Cecchetto, who won the men's H3 road race at last year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.... Also eyeing success in front of a home crowd will be Alessandro Zanardi, the reigning Paralympic champion in the men's H5 time trial.

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Scuttlebutt Europe #3837 - 11 May
 
 Scuttlebutt Europe     2017-05-11 kl. 15:17     3093 words
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In This Issue Antigua to Bermuda Race: Common passion, diverse fleet | Oracle capsize AC50 again during practice | Tickets To The 35th America's

The fightback starts here Scott Perry and Betsy Alison are two of the many people working tirelessly to ensure sailing's early return to the Paralympic...
 
   
Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: IPC greatly encouraged by progress for next Games
 
 Nigeria News Shafaqna     2017-05-11 kl. 14:54     20 words
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The International Paralympic Committee is greatly encouraged by the progress being made by the organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics:... The International Paralympic Committee is greatly encouraged by the progress being made by the organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Games.

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Kahn & Karen Zoid, We can Be Divine tour kicks off end May.
 
 Showbiz in FULL HD     2017-05-11 kl. 14:51     10690 words
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KING ARTHUR:LEGEND OF THE SWORD OPENS AT CINEMAS FRIDAY 12 MAY Acclaimed filmmaker Guy Ritchie brings his dynamic style to the epic fantasy action adventure “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.

exploring the events leading to the tragic Valentine’s Day killing of Reeva Steenkamp by Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.
 
   
After so many high profile cases, why are disabled travellers like me still being abandoned?
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-05-11 kl. 14:39     951 words
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Here’s what I want to know, after having read the account by Londoner Lucy Webster of yet another nightmarish experience involving a disabled traveller trying to use public transport: why is this still happening?

the next Paralympics !... It's only a few months since a real Paralympian , Anne Wafula Strike, was forced to urinate upon herself while travelling from Coventry to Stansted with CrossCountry Rail because the disabled toilet was out of order.
 
   
Adam Dixon named Americas ‘Athlete of the Month’
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-11 kl. 14:18     162 words
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The popular vote chose the Canadian Para ice hockey player as the best athlete in the Americas in April 2017.

The nominations are compiled from submissions by National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) from the continent.
 
   
Tokyo to pay for temporary Olympic venues outside of capital, Governor suggests
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-11 kl. 14:07     640 words
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Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has said the Metropolitan Government will likely cover the costs of constructing temporary facilities outside of the capital for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has said the Metropolitan Government will likely cover the costs of constructing temporary facilities outside of the capital for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.Concerns were raised by local authorities in Japan,

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Abe’s pitch to amend Article 9
 
 Japan Times     2017-05-11 kl. 14:02     862 words
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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has taken a step forward in the push for revising the Constitution by giving a specific time frame to his campaign — that he hopes to have an amendment take effect in 2020.

Abe said that 2020, when Tokyo hosts the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, should be a major turning point for Japan to be reborn with a view to its future — just like the last Olympics that Japan hosted in 1964 helped transform the nation into

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Revealed: Colourful past of Australian interested in Coventry City takeover
 
 Coventry Telegraph     2017-05-11 kl. 14:01     466 words
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12:02, 11 MAY 2017 The man leading an Australian takeover consortium eyeing up Coventry City has a colourful past.

Mr Murphy has also been involved with Great Britain's Olympic and Paralympic teams and has taken an active role in attempting to improve the fortunes of Australian football teams.
 
   
Sailing on tall ships were the happiest years...
 
 Evening Echo     2017-05-11 kl. 13:39     1212 words
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Tell us about yourself: I was born in Glenvera Nursing Home in Cork and grew up on 45 acres just outside of Kinsale in Co. Cork.

achievement. Some of them went further and got to the Paralympics and did us proud.
 
   
OPAP SPORTS ACADEMIES FESTIVALS : Eighth big celebration of sport in Thessaloniki with participation of 812 children
 
 4 Traders     2017-05-11 kl. 13:28     374 words
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OPAP Sports Academies Festivals: Eighth big celebration of sport in Thessaloniki with participation of 812 children The eighth big celebration of

played sports as Paralympic athletes.
 
   
Route revealed for City Ride 2017 - a new traffic-free bike ride in
 
 Birmingham Mail     2017-05-11 kl. 13:21     659 words
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David Bentley 06:30, 11 MAY 2017 The route has been revealed for a new traffic-free bike ride coming to Birmingham in June 2017.

Birmingham-born Paralympic gold medallist Helen Scott said:
 
   
Laois council to bestow highest honor on star Portarlington swimmer Nicole Turner
 
 Leinster Express     2017-05-11 kl. 13:18     204 words
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Portarlington star swimmer Nicole Turner is to be honoured by Laois County Council this month. The Irish International will be given a granted a Civic Reception in recognition of her participation in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, Brazil.

The Irish International will be given a granted a Civic Reception in recognition of her participation in the 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
Visually-impaired athletes from S'pore are representing us in world's 1st blind tennis tournament
 
 Mothership.sg     2017-05-11 kl. 13:01     326 words
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Imagine playing tennis without actually being able to see the ball. Blind tennis is tennis for the visually-impaired.

Soundball Singapore Facebook page They aim to join the 2024 Paralympics, where blind tennis will debut as an official sport.

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Canada name Nordic skiing team for 2017-18
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-11 kl. 12:56     217 words
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Eleven athletes will wear the maple leaf on the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup circuit. Cross Country Ski de fond Canada has presented the talented athletes that will represent Team Canada in the 2017-18 Para Nordic skiing season.

Cross Country Ski de fond Canada has presented the talented athletes that will represent Team Canada in the 2017-18 Para Nordic skiing season.Headlining the group of 11 are familiar names such as 10-time Paralympic champion Brian McKeever and guide
 
   
Para rowing season kicks off in Gavirate
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-11 kl. 12:56     341 words
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Great Britain’s mixed coxed four crew, as well as Norway’s Birgit Skarstein are among those to watch for. The 2017 Para rowing season will kick off on Saturday (13 May) in Gavirate, Italy, where the first major international regatta will take place.

Regatta. For many it will be their first time back on a boat since the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games , and it will also help in their preparations toward the 2017 World Para Rowing Championships set for 24-31 September in Sarasota, USA.
 
   
Eone launches Bradley timepiece in metallic colours exclusively at Dezeen Watch Store
 
 Dezeen     2017-05-11 kl. 12:50     465 words
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Watch brand Eone has launched its  tactile Bradley watch  in gold and rose gold – and for one weekend only it is available to pre-order at Dezeen Watch Store  with a special 15 per cent discount.

It is named after Bradley Snyder, an ex-naval officer who won gold and silver medals at the London 2012 Paralympic Games despite losing his eyesight in the Afghanistan war.
 
   
Eurovision's glitzy pageant jars with pain of Ukraine conflict
 
 CNN     2017-05-11 kl. 12:23     827 words
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Kiev, Ukraine (CNN)Ukrainians rolled out the red carpet near the country's parliament on Sunday for performers from 42 countries in an opening ceremony complete with all the theatrics one would except from the Eurovision Song Contest.

photographs of wounded veteran Paralympians.

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Koike agrees to foot bill for temporary Olympic facilities but neighbors irked by delays, loose ends
 
 Japan Times     2017-05-11 kl. 12:11     641 words
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Finally settling a long-standing dispute over the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, Tokyo Gov.

Finally settling a long-standing dispute over the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, Tokyo Gov.Yuriko Koike agreed Thursday that the Tokyo Metropolitan Government will cover the full cost of building about 40 temporary facilities outside the
 
   
2017 AME Awards Announces Award Winners
 
 Little Black Book     2017-05-11 kl. 11:53     1809 words
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Serviceplan Group Germany earns AME Grand Award The International AME Awards for the World’s Best Advertising & Marketing Effectiveness has announced the 2017 award-winners.

2018 Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang.

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IHF Men’s Junior World Championship 2017 draw held
 
 Qatar Olympic Committee     2017-05-11 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
 
   
Watch: 250 mile cycle to Dublin raises £56,000
 
 Irish World News     2017-05-11 kl. 11:47     451 words
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Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Dave Winston, Frank Glynn, Mark Lemmon, John Tuite, RNOH CEO Rob Hurd, Paralympic Gold Medallist

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Dave Winston, Frank Glynn, Mark Lemmon, John Tuite, RNOH CEO Rob Hurd, Paralympic Gold Medallist. ...Katie-George Dunlevy, Chairman of Kelly Group Tim Kelly, Hugo Sweeney, Larry McGrane, Gerry Power London Irish
 
   
Is Abe using 2020 Tokyo Olympics to promote constitutional revisions?
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-05-11 kl. 11:42     808 words
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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a House of Councillors Budget Committee meeting on May 9, 2017.

revisions to the Constitution come into force in 2020 has raised questions over whether he is taking advantage of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics for his long-cherished goal of amending the postwar supreme law.... He had previously mentioned his political goals by linking them to the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics...

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The IPC greatly encouraged by Tokyo 2020 progress
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-11 kl. 11:35     751 words
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The third IPC Tokyo 2020 Project Review took place between 10-11 May.

The third IPC Tokyo 2020 Project Review took place between 10-11 May.The International Paralympic...

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2018 Para Central American Games’ host city confirmed
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-11 kl. 11:34     472 words
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Managua, Nicaragua, will stage the event from 21-28 January, with around 250 athletes from six countries competing across six sports.

"The Nicaragua 2018 Para Central American Games will provide many athletes from the region with their first opportunity to compete on the international level,” said Jose Luis Campo, President of the Americas Paralympic Committee.

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Review: Review: Richard lll (Hull Truck Theatre)
 
 Whatsonstage.com     2017-05-11 kl. 11:25     483 words
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REVIEWS X Share via Email Mat Fraser plays the titular king in Northern Broadsides' 25th anniversary production Steve Pratt • Hull ,

Rutter turns the final military clash into a battle of the drums, making use of the percussionist skills of Fraser, who's been a drummer with rock bands and played alongside Coldplay at the 2012 Paralympics closing ceremony.
 
   
Japan to use WBGT heat stress index to ward off heatstroke during Olympics
 
 Japan Times     2017-05-11 kl. 10:37     265 words
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The government intends to issue industrial heat index readings during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to prevent heatstroke and other heat-related maladies from spoiling the quadrennial sporting event.

During the Olympic and Paralympic Games, readings taken at the sporting venues will be shown in multiple languages on the site.... 6. Last summer, the government’s Headquarters for the Promotion of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games gauged WBGT...
 
   
Batt excited about upcoming challenge | video
 
 Port Macquarie News     2017-05-11 kl. 10:20     506 words
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RYLEY Batt is looking forward to the challenge of captaining his country. WHEN you have been a regular member of the Australian Steelers team for the last 15 years, there isn’t much left to do.

But Ryley Batt is excited about a new challenge he is about to face when he takes the reins of the 2016 Rio Paralympic gold medallists in Japan.
 
   
Rwanda: Niringiyimana Voted IPC’s Allianz Best Athlete for April
 
 AfricaPulse.com     2017-05-11 kl. 10:07     36 words
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[New Times] Rwanda's Para Taekwondo player Jean Claude Niringiyimana was on Tuesday announced by International Paralympic Committee (IPC) as the Allianz Athlete of the Month for April.

Rwanda's Para Taekwondo player Jean Claude Niringiyimana was on Tuesday announced by International Paralympic Committee (IPC) as the Allianz Athlete of the Month for April.Original URL:
 
   
Koike sets sights on smoking ban ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics
 
 Asahi.com     2017-05-11 kl. 09:52     330 words
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Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike is contemplating a ban on smoking indoors at restaurants and public facilities in the capital to eliminate the risk of passive smoking and because of inaction on the issue by the central government.

anti-smoking pledge will form part of her party's campaign for the Tokyo metropolitan assembly election to be held July 2 and is geared toward holding a clean Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in 2020. “The ordinance (I am considering) is basically

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WARNER MUSIC UK APPOINTS CHRIS BOVILL AND JOHN ALLISON TO LEAD THE FIREPIT’S ORIGINAL CONTENT STUDIO & BRIAN MURNIN NAMED AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, THE FIREPIT
 
 Warner Music Group     2017-05-11 kl. 09:50     586 words
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Warner Music UK today unveiled the leadership team for The Firepit, the company’s original creative content and production studio.

I Can’ Paralympics campaign forms part of the national curriculum in UK schools and has been adopted by the U.N. for its worldwide disability awareness initiative.

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Swimmer with Down Syndrome “on a mission” to level the playing field
 
 Catholic Leader     2017-05-11 kl. 09:38     693 words
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Sporting advocate: Olivia Hargroder is pushing for greater inclusion of athletes with Down Syndrome at the Paralympics. The 17-year-old swimmer who has won medals in competitions has started a petition to create a new category.

Sporting advocate: Olivia Hargroder is pushing for greater inclusion of athletes with Down Syndrome at the Paralympics.... Emilie Ng WINNING gold at the Paralympic Games would mean more to teenager Olivia Hargroder if athletes with Down Syndrome could...
 
   
Paralympian Charlotte Henshaw swaps swimming for canoeing and targets Tokyo 2020 (From Oxford Mail)
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2017-05-11 kl. 09:25     250 words
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Paralympic medallist Charlotte Henshaw has announced her retirement from swimming – and is targeting a canoeing medal at Tokyo 2020.

Paralympian Charlotte Henshaw swaps swimming for canoeing and targets Tokyo 2020 (From Oxford Mail).... Paralympic medallist Charlotte Henshaw has announced her retirement from swimming – and is targeting a canoeing medal at Tokyo 2020.Henshaw won 100...
 
   
Australian team for 2017 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships
 
 PR Distribution     2017-05-11 kl. 08:50     236 words
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Printer-friendly version 10 May 2017 Cycling Australia Cycling Australia is pleased to announce the Australian team for the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships to be held in South Africa from 31 August 2017 .

Printer-friendly version 10 May 2017 Cycling Australia Cycling Australia is pleased to announce the Australian team for the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships to be held in South Africa from 31 August 2017 .2016 Paralympic gold