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Spring Umeå anordnar paralopp
 
 Folkbladet.nu     2017-05-12 kl. 15:15     113 words
 
Publicerad idag kl 15.15 (uppdaterad idag kl 15.18) För andra året i rad anordnar Umedalens IF tillsammans med Jalles TC ett motionslopp mitt i centrum. Loppet genomförs tillsammans med Visit Umeå, MVG och Utopia för ett levande centrum.

Loppet genomförs tillsammans med Visit Umeå, MVG och Utopia för ett levande centrum.En nyhet i årets upplagaär en 1-kilometerssträcka för Parasport där man deltar oavsett funktionsnedsättning.
 
   
Special Olympics på Backavallen
 
 Katrineholms-Kuriren Plus     2017-05-12 kl. 14:20     290 words
 
Löpbanan kantades av stationer med bland annat fotboll, höjdhopp och löpning. Trots moln och blåst var det bara glada miner. Tony Karlkvist, idrottslärare, tycker att upplägget för dagen fungerade.

På plats har vi förutom ungdomarna representanter från stadens idrottsföreningar, Parasport Sörmland och Sörmlandsidrotten och Linnéa Björndal och Nathalie Wallin ifrån Special Olympics.
 
   
Nathalie, 28, uttagen till friidrotts-VM
 
 24 Kristianstad     2017-05-12 kl. 10:27     181 words
 
Det blir en lokal representant på friidrotts-VM i parasport i sommar. Nathalie Nilsson, 28, som tävlar för Åhus Friidrottsklubb är nämligen uttagen.

Det blir en lokal representant på friidrotts-VM i parasport i sommar.... Paralympics 2008. Foto: Rickard Nilsson/Bildbyrån.... Efter Paralympics 2008 valde hon dock att ta ett långt uppehåll från friidrotten, och gör nu sitt första stora mästerskap på nio...
 
   
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Sachin: A Billion Dreams, Saina Nehwal — Sports biopics have found favour in Bollywood
 
 Firstpost.com     2017-05-13 kl. 08:41     1476 words
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Sports biopics are surely the flavour of the season. The much awaited, Sachin: A Billion Dreams is set to hit theatres all over India just a fortnight from now.

and Dhyan Chand; badminton stars, Pulela Gopichand, Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu and, Paralympic high jumper, Mariyappan.... Finally, the biopic on Paralympic high jumper, Mariyappan Thangavelu should be the most inspirational of all!
 
   
Here are the Bafta TV nominations in full
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-05-13 kl. 08:16     742 words
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The Crown will vie for five awards at the TV Baftas, with Claire Foy up for best actress for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II. Here is the full list of nominees ahead of the awards ceremony on May 14.

All Man Planet Earth II Sport View photos Mo Farah at the Rio Olympics (Mike Egerton/PA) More The Open Rio 2016 Olympics Rio 2016 Paralympics Six Nations – England v Wales Supporting actor View photos The Night Manager’s Tom Hollander (Chris J

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Katie Zaferes And Kirsten Kasper Finish 2-3 At World Triathlon Series In Yokohama
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-13 kl. 08:06     454 words
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, 11:08 p.m. (ET) Katie Zaferes (R) and Rachel Klamer of the Netherlands (L) compete at the ITU World Triathlon Hamburg on July 16, 2016 in Hamburg, Germany.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Edmonton’s champion for athletes with disabilities hopes for return of stolen Olympic, Paralympic medals
 
 Global News Canada     2017-05-13 kl. 07:52     409 words
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; Bob Steadward is hoping whoever stole medals and awards from the Steadward Centre last week will return them.

Edmonton’s champion for athletes with disabilities hopes for return of stolen Olympic, Paralympic medals. ; Bob Steadward is hoping whoever stole medals and awards from the Steadward Centre last week will return them.Global News The founder of a
 
   
Soledad O’Briens PowHERful enrichment comes to Atlanta for first time
 
 Atlanta Daily World     2017-05-13 kl. 07:50     764 words
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Soledad O’Brien and Brad Raymond today announce that their PowHERful™ Enrichment Conference will be coming to Atlanta, GA on Saturday, May 13th.

Writer/Public Relations at BMI and Co-Chair Hope for Harvest Foundation, and McKenzie Coan, Paralympic Gold Medalist and U.S.... I hope that sharing my story will inspire these young women to work hard and to dream big.” McKenzie Coan, Paralympic Gold...
 
   
Breaking the barrier
 
 E Pao     2017-05-13 kl. 07:49     517 words
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- Imphal Times Editorial :: May 13 2017 - Technological advancements are an all-pervading phenomena, one which is impossible to miss. And so, our small and relatively remote state has been engulfed with such changes that are hard to ignore.

Stephen Hawkins, a multiple paraplegic in the field of science, or that of Marla Runyard, the first legally blind paralympian to compete in the Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, or Ludwig Van Beethoven who composed some of the most famous musical
 
   
Bruin Plate restaurant at UCLA certified as four-star green restaurant
 
 Sports Features     2017-05-13 kl. 04:49     402 words
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NewsUpdate Mixed green salad chimichurri beef tenderloin / UCLA Honey-Soy chicken mitzuna bean sprout salad / UCLA MARISSA FLANDERS

top four-star rating to the University of California, Los Angeles' (UCLA's) Bruin Plate, which is one of four restaurants and four casual dining facilities within the proposed Olympic and Paralympic Village for the LA 2024 Games.
 
   
UCLA proposes new housing sites that would add 4,500 additional beds for LA 2024
 
 Sports Features     2017-05-13 kl. 04:49     540 words
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NewsUpdate MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has proposed building

With the new additional housing, UCLA would exceed the required number of beds for LA 2024's proposed Olympic and Paralympic Village.... The new housing would benefit students for decades, and reinforce LA 2024's ability to utilize existing facilities to deliver a state-of-the-art Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
YAIAA girls' track: New Oxford's Smith repeats as javelin champ
 
 GameTimePA.com     2017-05-13 kl. 04:26     872 words
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CLOSE Three learning disabled athletes break down barriers on the track and field team. Frank Bodani - GameTimePa New Oxford's Madi Smith, a GameTimePA all-star girls' track and field athlete.

CLOSE Three learning disabled athletes break down barriers on the track and field team.
 
   
'Losing my arm was a good thing because it got me…
 
 12News.com     2017-05-13 kl. 02:40     310 words
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Jeremy Ogle, 29, lost his arm due to a motorcycle accident and is now training for Paralympics.

Jeremy Ogle, 29, lost his arm due to a motorcycle accident and is now training for Paralympics.Photo:... A witness said that his motorcycle was up in flames.  Jeremy runs, jumps and throws, and this is his first time participating in the event to hopefully head to the Paralympics...
 
   
James Moore: Differently-abled travellers still being abandoned
 
 The Gulf Today     2017-05-13 kl. 02:12     959 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 differently-abled 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 toilet for the differently-abled was out of...
 
   
USA Curling Names Teams To Compete At 2018 U.S. Olympic Team Trials
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-13 kl. 02:01     577 words
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, 4:41 p.m. (ET) John Shuster (R) directs teammates while competing at the World Men's Curling Championship on April 8, 2017 in Edmonton, Alberta. USA Curling has announced the men's and women's teams that will compete at the 2018 U.S.

PyeongChang 2018. Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
How Niringiyimana became Rwanda's top Para Taekwondo athlete
 
 Rwanda New Times     2017-05-13 kl. 01:58     1325 words
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In 2005, the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) formed the Para-Taekwondo Committee in an effort to develop and promote taekwondo among athletes with physical disabilities.

On January 31, 2015, the WTF received the historic news that the IPC Governing Board had decided that taekwondo should be included on the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games programme.... On top of that, this week, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC)...
 
   
Paralympics expenditure estimated at roughly 120 bil. yen (2017/5/13)
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-05-13 kl. 01:50     245 words
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TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Organizers of the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo have estimated the overall expenditure for the Paralympics to come to roughly 120 billion yen (about $1.1 billion), a source close to the situation said Friday.

Paralympics expenditure estimated at roughly 120 bil. yen (2017/5/13).... TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Organizers of the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo have estimated the overall expenditure for the Paralympics to come to roughly 120 billion yen (about $1.1 billion), a...

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Is Abe using 2020 Tokyo Olympics to promote constitutional revisions? (2017/5/11)
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-05-13 kl. 01:22     808 words
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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a House of Councillors Budget Committee meeting on May 9, 2017.

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...
 
   
LA2024 Press Conference Exclusively Powered by Stem
 
 PublicNow.com     2017-05-13 kl. 01:19     1051 words
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LA 2024 RELEASES SUSTAINABILITY VISION, ANNOUNCES FUTURE-FOCUSED SUSTAINABILITY AND LEGACY COMMITTEE Los Angeles, California- May 11, 2017 -LA 2024

The South Bay Sports Park showcases leading technology in sport and green innovation, positioning the Olympic and Paralympic Movement at the forefront of sustainability.... 'As the greatest celebration of sport on the planet, the Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
#OneShow2017: Final night's winners
 
 Biz Community     2017-05-13 kl. 01:11     1024 words
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Winners of the final 7 categories of the 44th One Show Awards have been announced at Cipriani Wall Street, with SA responsible for a further 6 bronze,

Film: “We’re the Superhumans” for Channel 4/Rio Paralympics by 4Creative/London + Blink/London.

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Williams, Biles and Sir Steve Redgrave join Los Angeles 2024 Athletes' Advisory Commission
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-13 kl. 00:41     490 words
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Serena Williams and Simone Biles, two of the United States' most recognisable sportswomen, are among 46 Olympians and Paralympians appointed to the Los Angeles 2024 Athletes' Advisory Commission, it was announced here today.

Serena Williams and Simone Biles, two of the United States' most recognisable sportswomen, are among 46 Olympians and Paralympians appointed to the Los Angeles 2024 Athletes' Advisory Commission, it was announced here today.  Williams is the

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Jailed Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has trademarked his name
 
 Irie FM     2017-05-13 kl. 00:34     159 words
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from behind bars while serving time for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp .  The move has   prompted   speculation that he will attempt to re-build his brand once he is freed from jail.

Jailed Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has trademarked his name. from behind bars while serving time for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp .  The move has   prompted   speculation that he will attempt to re-build his brand once he is
 
   
Team Manitoba sweeps to gold
 
 Winnipeg Free Press     2017-05-13 kl. 00:26     210 words
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DEFI SPORTI Team Manitoba won gold at the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championships. The team members are (from left) lead Carolyn Lindner, second Jamie Anseeuw, of Oak Bluff, third Mark Wherrett and skip Dennis Thiessen, of Sanford.

Thiessen also won a gold medal when playing second for Team Canada in the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games at Sochi, Russia, and third on the Canadian team that won the 2013 World Wheelchair Championship. — Staff.
 
   
Relieved postgrads finally graduate
 
 Felix Online     2017-05-12 kl. 23:50     298 words
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Everyone looks so happy to be out of the Royal Albert Hall Credit: felix Last Wednesday marked the day of the largest graduation ceremony at

Six student were also recognised for outstanding student achievement including Paralympic bronze medalist and bioengineering postgraduate student, Captain David Henson, currently sitting on the Advisory Board of the Imperial Centre for Blast Injury
 
   
From the Pool to Paddles: Paralympic Medalist Charlotte Henshaw Announces Switch
 
 Big News Network     2017-05-12 kl. 23:47     37 words
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Henshaw competed in the Beijing Games in 2008, followed by a silver medal performance in the SB6 100 breaststroke in London and bronze in the same event in Rio.

Paralympic Medalist Charlotte Henshaw Announces Switch.
 
   
Red, White & Trending: May 5-11
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-12 kl. 22:58     1735 words
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, 3:32 p.m. (ET) What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing? They're training. They're practicing. They're traveling to competitions and meets and games and tournaments. They're relaxing.

(ET) What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing?
 
   
Leave Maria Sharapova alone!
 
 Nigeria Today.ng     2017-05-12 kl. 22:13     353 words
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  Former world number one Martina Navratilova has urged players to stop focusing on Maria Sharapova after the Russian’s recent return from a 15-month doping ban.

I am proud to join the LA 2024 Athletes’ Advisory Commission and help bring the Olympics and Paralympics home and inspire the next generation of champions.” The post appeared first on The Nation Nigeria .

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Serena Williams, Simone Biles Join 44 Olympians and Paralympians Appointed to the LA 2024 Athletes' Advisory Commission...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-05-12 kl. 21:53     927 words
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Photos from LA 2024 Athletes Night at Dodger Stadium on May 10: bit.

Serena Williams, Simone Biles Join 44 Olympians and Paralympians Appointed to the LA 2024 Athletes' Advisory Commission...Photos from LA 2024 Athletes Night at Dodger Stadium on May 10: bit.ly/2psZAHT LA 2024 today announced that Serena Williams and

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Germany earn four golds on opening day of UCI Para-cycling Road World Cup
 
 Inside The Games     2017-05-12 kl. 21:32     708 words
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Michael Pavitt Friday, 12 May 2017 Germany claimed four gold medals as time trial races got the International Cycling Union (UCI) Para-cycling Road World Cup season underway in Maniago.

Five-time Paralympic champion Michael Teuber also finished top of the podium, with the 49-year-old German clocking 16:35.34 to win the C1 time trial.... Teuber, who won the event at the Rio 2016 Paralympics, ended 27.62 clear of his compatriot Erich...

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We want YOU to join our squad. If you are a soccer player or..
 
 TaableNote News     2017-05-12 kl. 21:21     40 words
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We want YOU to join our squad. If you are a soccer player or know one with any of these conditions and you think you have what it takes, contact the U.S. Paralympic National Soccer Team: ssharp@ussoccer.org.

Paralympic National Soccer Team: ssharp@ussoccer.org.U.S.
 
   
Amnesty International's 'The Refugee Nation' and McCann New York Are Top Winners at the 2017 One Show
 
 Advertising Age     2017-05-12 kl. 21:10     511 words
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Most Popular "The Refugee Nation," a campaign for Amnesty International from Ogilvy New York that sent a team of refugee athletes to the Olympics

"We're the Superhumans" for the Rio Paralympics 4Creative/London; Director:
 
   
Double gold for Irish para-cyclists at world cup
 
 RTE Online     2017-05-12 kl. 21:03     246 words
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The Irish para-cycling team has started their 2017 road season in style with two gold medals in the time trial events at the UCI Para-cycling Road World Cup in Maniago, Italy on Friday.

Dunlevy and McCrystal are the reigning Paralympic champions in this event, with Lynch adding this gold to the silver medal he won in Rio last September.... Maniago is the first of this season’s Para-cycling Road World Cups, and for most of the team the first international test since their successful medal haul at the Paralympic...

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Donegal Democrat (web)
 
   
Claes And Hughes, Beach Volleyball’s Next “It” Team, Take On Collegiate Beach Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-12 kl. 19:55     878 words
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, 12:51 p.m. (ET) Kelly Claes (L) and Sara Hughes (R) compete at the USA Volleyball Collegiate Beach Championships on May 11, 2017 in Hermosa Beach, Calif.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “It’s exciting to be the team to beat,” Claes said. “I feel like we’ve been that team for a few years now, so we’re used to that
 
   
Chilliwack wheelchair basketballer makes U-23 Canadian roster
 
 BCLocalNews.com     2017-05-12 kl. 19:35     811 words
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ERIC J. WELSH/ THE PROGRESS Ben Hagkull has flown to Germany to represent Canada in international action and will play for the country’s U-23 squad when Toronto hosts the World Wheelchair Basketball Championships in July.

Hickey and Moronchuk repped Canada at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio, Brazil.... Hickey and Moronchuk, for example are higher-functioning players who are both graded at 4+ where Hagkull is classified at 2.5 According to paralympic...
 
   
Ambode plans to make Lagos Africa’s sports hub
 
 Daily Times Nigeria     2017-05-12 kl. 19:26     349 words
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The Special Adviser and Chairman Lagos State Sports Commission, Mr.

The Special Adviser averred that sports for the physically challenged are also included in sporting events organized by the State, noting that the intention is to hold a Paralympics Soccer event soon.

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Find your own path: Swapping the keyboard for the South American trail
 
 JOE.ie     2017-05-12 kl. 19:22     1523 words
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Brought to you by Lucozade Zero.  You only live once. Have you ever wanted to leave it all behind? Or have you taken a step into the unknown because it was just something that you just had to do?

I spent a month in Colombia, then onto Ecuador and northern Peru and then I took a flight to Rio for the Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Innovative Approach To Carpal Tunnel Release Explored During AMSSM Annual Meeting
 
 NEWS-Line for Physician Assistants     2017-05-12 kl. 19:19     532 words
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Source: (AMSSM) Katherine L. Dec, MD, was installed on May 11, 2017 as President of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) during its 26th Annual Meeting at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, Calif. Dr.

She has also volunteered as a team physician for the United States Olympic Committee since 2001, including providing coverage at the World University Games, Pan Am Games, and Paralympics in Beijing.
 
   
Kadeena Cox back in training after funding controversy over TV show stint
 
 This Is The West Country     2017-05-12 kl. 19:19     718 words
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Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox is back in training after having had her elite UK Sports funding suspended while she took part in a reality TV show.

Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox is back in training after having had her elite UK Sports funding suspended while she took part in a reality TV show.Earlier this year British Athletics said Cox, 26, who won four medals at the Rio 2016 Paralympics

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Rio 2016 Paralympians set to compete at season's first Para rowing regatta
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-12 kl. 19:18     344 words
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The 2017 Para rowing season is due to begin tomorrow in Gavirate in Italy, where the first major international regatta will take place.

Rio 2016 Paralympians set to compete at season's first Para rowing regatta.... For many, it will be their first time on the water since the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.... Great Britain will send a strong squad including reigning mixed double sculls Paralympic...

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How a European song contest offers a glimpse of the Russian psyche
 
 Christian Science Monitor     2017-05-12 kl. 19:11     1097 words
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Eurovision 2017 has become yet another stage for the tensions between Russia and Ukraine. But Russia's abstention from this year's edition actually highlights how much the competition – and engagement with Western culture – matters to the Russian public.

Last year much of the Russian Olympic team was blocked from taking part in the Rio Summer Games amid a doping scandal, its Paralympic team was banned altogether, and there are persistent rumors that the 2018 FIFA World Cup, to be hosted by Russia,
 
   
RCMP arrest two suspects in overnight incident
 
 Swift Current Online     2017-05-12 kl. 19:03     243 words
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Classroom Champions Mentor in Shaunavon Canadian Paralympian Michelle Salt. A number of schools around the southwest are part of the Classroom Champions Program.

Classroom Champions Mentor in Shaunavon Canadian Paralympian Michelle Salt.

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Don't miss out on your chance to show the world who you are cheering for!..
 
 TaableNote News     2017-05-12 kl. 18:51     32 words
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Don't miss out on your chance to show the world who you are cheering for! Check out the new Nike Paralympic Collection in the Team USA Shop http://uspara.

Check out the new Nike Paralympic Collection in the Team USA Shop http://uspara.us/2r5e1yw.
 
   
Judo Canada Paying it Forward to Calgary Food Bank Ahead of Canadian Championships
 
 Fight Network     2017-05-12 kl. 18:36     527 words
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– Jita kyoei = mutual welfare and benefit. Helping others is one of the fundamental values of judo, which is why Judo Canada will take advantage of the upcoming Canadian Judo Championships presented by biosports.

Paralympic athlete, both of whom will make appearances at the Oval.
 
   
WheelPower 2017 Inter-Spinal Unit Games
 
 Wendover News     2017-05-12 kl. 18:01     566 words
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brings spinal injury patients together in flagship sporting event WheelPower, the national charity championing British Wheelchair Sport recently

Held at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, the birthplace of the Paralympic movement, the games gave many participants their first trip away from hospital after the long journey of rehabilitation.... They benefited from the guidance of leading wheelchair sport coaches and athletes (many of which were Paralympians...
 
   
Ogilvy’s Flag for Refugee Nation and Its Olympic Team Wins Best of Show at The One Show
 
 Adweek Online     2017-05-12 kl. 18:01     458 words
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Amnesty campaign also tops Design and Cross-Platform One of the simplest and most compelling designs of the past year—Ogilvy New York’s

The eight were as follows: • Cross-Platform: “The Refugee Nation” for Amnesty International by Ogilvy/New York • Film: “We’re the Superhumans” for Channel 4/Rio Paralympics by 4Creative/London + Blink/London • Intellectual property:

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PyeongChang 2018 Takes Center Stage at the 80th AIPS Congress...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-05-12 kl. 17:57     328 words
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With less than a year before PyeongChang takes center stage to host the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, more than 200 international sports

PyeongChang 2018 Takes Center Stage at the 80th AIPS Congress...With less than a year before PyeongChang takes center stage to host the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, more than 200 international sports. ...journalists from over 100 countries

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Paralympic Hero Calls for More to Be Done to Improve Disability Access for Football Fans
 
 Nigeria News Shafaqna     2017-05-12 kl. 17:55     80 words
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Double gold-medal winning Paralympian Jonnie Peacock MBEhas admitted that football has a long way to come when dealing with disability issues, but insisted that the football community is making progress.

Paralympic Hero Calls for More to Be Done to Improve Disability Access for Football Fans.... Double gold-medal winning Paralympian Jonnie Peacock MBEhas admitted that football has a long way to come when dealing with disability issues, but insisted that...

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Bafta TV awards 2017: who will win – and who deserves to
 
 The Guardian     2017-05-12 kl. 17:36     2759 words
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Will The Crown sweep the board? Will Bake Off be snubbed? And can anyone beat David Attenborough?

Sport The Open (Sky Sports 1) Rio 2016 Olympics (BBC1) Rio 2016 Paralympics (Channel 4) Six Nations – England v Wales (ITV) Given that the argument is only possible every four years, it would be a shock if this did not come down to the Olympics v
 
   
Time to 'Push the Boat Out' with taster sessions from this weekend
 
 Royal Yachting Association     2017-05-12 kl. 17:32     248 words
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Free and low cost sailing and windsurfing sessions for are coming to the UK from Saturday 13 May as RYA Push the Boat Out gets underway this weekend.

what better time to get down to your local sailing venue and give it a go!” Paralympic Gold Medallist Helena Lucas added: “Push the Boat Out is a fantastic time to get your sailing journey going, so look up your nearest event and get involved

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27th Annual Cleveland Clinic Children’s Gala nets $1.2 million to support pediatric research
 
 Dotmed     2017-05-12 kl. 17:27     335 words
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More than 800 people came together to raise $1.2 million at the 27th annual Cleveland Clinic Children’s gala held on Saturday, May 6, at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown.

She’s now a U.S. Paralympic swimmer and has represented Team USA at two international competitions.
 
   
When is Doctor In The House on BBC One, who is Dr Rangan Chatterjee and what’s the show about?
 
 Irish Sun     2017-05-12 kl. 17:20     718 words
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FAMILIES looking for a complete health check of their lives are welcoming Dr Rangan Chatterjee into their homes once again. The second series of the BBC’s Doctor in the House is coming to screens for more home visits.

Episode one of the second series focuses on mum of two, Gemma, who suffers from ‘cluster headaches’ ten times per day, and Paralympic ice hockey star Gary Farmer – who lost his leg when he was just five-years-old.
 
   
Chong Wei says next Asian and Commonwealth Games will be his last
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-05-12 kl. 17:06     277 words
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GEORGE TOWN: National badminton champion Datuk Lee Chong Wei says the Asian Games in Jakarta and the Commonwealth Games in Australia next year will be the last time he participates in those competitions.

Karate-Kata Best Paralympic Athlete (male):... Yoong Chung Wei (swimming) Best Paralympic Athlete (female):
 
   
The United States Tennis Association Again Selects ACTIVE Network as Tournament and League Registration Provider
 
 KNDO KNDU     2017-05-12 kl. 17:04     530 words
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SOURCE ACTIVE Network ACTIVE Network will continue to support the growth of the world's largest tennis organization with its software and technology

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

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The United States Tennis Association Again Selects ACTIVE Network as Tournament and League Registration Provider
 
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SOURCE ACTIVE Network ACTIVE Network will continue to support the growth of the world's largest tennis organization with its software and technology

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

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Gold and bronze for British Weight Lifting at Para Powerlifting World Cup
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-05-12 kl. 17:00     788 words
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2 days ago The competition provided another opportunity for GB and Welsh lifters to bid for Commonwealth Games qualification There was success

Three-time Paralympian Nathan Stephens, who recently made the move from throwing events to powerlifting, was first up to the bench.... Commenting on the competition and the ongoing work of British Weight Lifting and its Home Nations, Tom Whittaker, Paralympic...
 
   
Japan urged to stop using deforestation-linked wood for Kengo Kuma's Olympic stadium
 
 Dezeen     2017-05-12 kl. 16:52     749 words
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The Japanese government has been accused of using timber linked to deforestation and human-rights violations to build its Kengo Kuma-designed stadium for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics .

"The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee remains committed to preparing for and delivering a sustainable Olympic and Paralympic Games, and will continue to work closely with the JSC and other related organisations."

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Use automatic translation cleverly to break down language barriers
 
 The Japan News     2017-05-12 kl. 16:44     512 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun Automatic translation should be used wisely to communicate with foreigners smoothly.

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in mind, the government set a goal of eliminating the world’s “language barriers” in that year.
 
   
Southampton to wear shirts supporting disability charity Scope against Man Utd
 
 Irish Independent     2017-05-12 kl. 16:43     174 words
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Southampton have announced they will sport charity-branded shirts for their Premier League clash with Manchester United next Wednesday.

As well as the shirt sponsorship, Paralympic gold medallist Richard Whitehead will also be involved in a half-time event aimed at raising money for Scope.

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Jones poised to make ITU World Para-triathlon Series debut in Yokohama
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-12 kl. 16:39     348 words
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British wheelchair racer Jade Jones is poised to make her International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Para-triathlon Series debut tomorrow in Yokohama.

British wheelchair racer Jade Jones is poised to make her International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Para-triathlon Series debut tomorrow in Yokohama.The 21-year-old is preparing to compete in Para-triathlon, after watching the sport’s Paralympic

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New multihull sportboat class for RORC Vice Admiral's Cup
 
 SailWorld.com     2017-05-12 kl. 16:38     854 words
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by today at 2:24 pm The Diam24od fleet will be in action at the RORC Vice Admiral's Cup © Stan Thuret Having helped rejuvenate the Tour de France

However she is confident of the prospects of her all-female team that includes Paralympic medallist Helena Lucas and Women's Match Racing World Champion Lucy Macgregor.

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The United States Tennis Association Again Selects ACTIVE Network as Tournament and League Registration Provider
 
 Nasdaq     2017-05-12 kl. 16:35     625 words
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/PRNewswire/ -- ACTIVE Network® The USTA once again selected ACTIVE Network because of ACTIVE's expertise in supporting national governing bodies and

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

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The United States Tennis Association Again Selects ACTIVE Network as Tournament and League Registration Provider
 
 Sys-Con Italia     2017-05-12 kl. 16:34     759 words
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/PRNewswire/ --  ACTIVE Network ® , the premier global marketplace for activities and events and an industry-leading provider of data solutions, today

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

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Stiltz welcomes inspirational new brand ambassador
 
 THIIS     2017-05-12 kl. 16:27     501 words
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Stiltz Lifts have announced that a former British Army corporal has agreed to become a brand ambassador for their range of home lifts.

One year later, he represented the United Kingdom Armed Forces Team in the first-ever Invictus Games in London - an international Paralympic-style, multi-sport event devised by Prince Harry for wounded, injured or sick armed services personnel.
 
   
Virgin Media and Scope club together to show disability discrimination the red card
 
 Yahoo! Sports UK and Ireland     2017-05-12 kl. 16:25     710 words
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Virgin Media and disability charity Scope are teaming up to highlight disability discrimination in football grounds.New research published today shows that disabled football fans feel excluded from live games.

In football and society, disability discrimination can and should be a thing of the past.”Gold medal hero backs campaignThe shirt-swap is being backed by Paralympic gold medallist and avid football fan, Richard Whitehead MBE.Richard will help

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- Area track and field standouts find success in GHSA Championships in day one
 
 Now Habersham     2017-05-12 kl. 16:22     353 words
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The 2017 GHSA Track & Field Championships are now in day two.

Webb – 3rd in 3200 Greyson Burke – 3rd in Pole Vault Tucker Flint – 4th in Pole Vault Will Thomas – 4th in Discus Easley Smith – 7th in Discus Toccoa Clinic to honor Paralympian McKenzie Coan Lady Raiders Walk Off For Dramatic 11-10 Win
 
   
What time is Celebrity Eggheads on BBC Two, who is host Jeremy Vine, which celebs are involved and how does it work?
 
 Irish Sun     2017-05-12 kl. 16:14     744 words
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CELEBRITY Eggheads is returning this week with several teams of famous faces hoping that they can beat the general knowledge Goliaths to win cash for their charities. So when’s it on and who’s taking part? Here’s all you need to know.

Tonight's lineup features Paralympians Megan Giglia, Danny Crates, Stef Reid, Dan Greaves and Jonathan Broom-Edwards.
 
   
Olympians receive gongs from Prince William at Buckingham Palace
 
 Scottish Sunday Express     2017-05-12 kl. 16:13     351 words
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A HOST of Britain's Olympians have received a distinguished addition to their medals haul when they were honoured at Buckingham Palace.

Paralympic swimmer Sascha Kindred received a CBE following a summer in which he set a world record in the pool last summer, while Paralympic track stars Paul Blake and Kadeena Cox were given MBEs.

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Bruno Carra aims to reach Worlds podium in Mexico
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-12 kl. 16:11     440 words
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After finishing fourth at the Rio 2016 Paralympics, Brazil’s 28-year-old powerlifter seeks to take another leap forward at this year’s Worlds.

After finishing fourth at the Rio 2016 Paralympics, Brazil’s 28-year-old powerlifter seeks to take another leap forward at this year’s Worlds.Bruno Carra showed outstanding form on his return to competition at the World Para Powerlifting World
 
   
Brazil to help develop sitting volleyball in Japan
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-12 kl. 16:11     158 words
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The Brazilian Paralympic Committee signed a collaboration agreement with the Japanese city of Kakogawa ahead of Tokyo 2020.

The Brazilian Paralympic Committee signed a collaboration agreement with the Japanese city of Kakogawa ahead of Tokyo 2020.The Brazilian Paralympic...
 
   
Paralympic star becomes theatre’s first honorary patron
 
 GloucestershireLive.co.uk     2017-05-12 kl. 16:03     378 words
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Tewkesbury’s very own Paralympic star has become the first honorary patron of the town’s theatre. Officials at The Roses theatre say they are delighted that Mel Nicholls has taken on the role.

Paralympic star becomes theatre’s first honorary patron.... Tewkesbury’s very own Paralympic star has become the first honorary patron of the town’s theatre.... Officials at The Roses theatre say they are delighted that Mel Nicholls has taken on the role.She is a British Paralympic...
 
   
11 Sporty activities you can do in Greater Manchester now
 
 Visit Manchester.com     2017-05-12 kl. 16:01     811 words
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With the Great CityGames and the Great Manchester Run just around the corner, we’ve rounded up some of the best sporting activities you can do in Greater Manchester right now.

Purpose-built for the 2002 Manchester Commonwealth Games, the centre is still the training facility for the British Paralympics swimming squad if you fancy seeing some world-class swimmers in action.
 
   
Why did Max Lousada just poach Channel 4’s ‘creative superstars’ to join Warner?
 
 Music Business Worldwide     2017-05-12 kl. 15:55     698 words
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Warner Music just sent ripples through the boardrooms of the UK advertising industry.

Bovill and Allison’s rebrand of Channel 4’s idents is now shown in the British Design Museum – while their ‘Yes I Can’ Paralympics campaign (see below) forms part of the national curriculum in UK schools and has been adopted by the U.N.
 
   
Eurovision's glitz jars with pain of Ukraine conflict
 
 CNN     2017-05-12 kl. 15:14     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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Macron pledges Paris 2024 support to IOC President Bach
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-12 kl. 14:51     443 words
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French President-elect Emmanuel Macron has spoken with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach to express his "absolute support" for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid.

French President-elect Emmanuel Macron has spoken with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach to express his "absolute support" for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid.Macron, who was elected on Sunday (May 7),

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Paralympic champion Valenzuela shines at National Games
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-12 kl. 14:50     141 words
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The London 2012 athletics gold medallist won gold in the men’s 1,500m and 5,000m T11 at the Chilean Para National Games, on 11 May.

Paralympic champion Valenzuela shines at National Games.... The London 2012 athletics gold medallist won gold in the men’s 1,500m and 5,000m T11 at the Chilean Para National Games, on 11 May.London 2012 Paralympic gold medallist Cristian Valenzuela did...
 
   
Joany Badenhorst: My top three moments of 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-12 kl. 14:50     295 words
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The women’s snowboard-cross SB-LL2 World Cup winner shared her season highlights. "It still makes me emotional to hear how proud they were.

After another great showing at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games Test Event, she is now focused on next season.... That is one of the greatest moments I got to be a part of this season.” PyeongChang 2018 will take place from 9 to 18 March 2018 and will feature 80 medal events in six winter Paralympic...
 
   
Jefinho praises Brazilian Paralympic Training Centre
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-12 kl. 14:50     433 words
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The three-time football-5 Paralympic gold medallist said the venue, Rio 2016’s main infrastructural legacy, is “one of the world’s best of its kind.

Jefinho praises Brazilian Paralympic Training Centre.... The three-time football-5 Paralympic gold medallist said the venue, Rio 2016’s main infrastructural legacy, is “one of the world’s best of its kind.” Brazil’s blind football star Jefinho, considered...
 
   
Putin acts to curb protests at Confed, World Cup
 
 Yahoo! India     2017-05-12 kl. 14:42     273 words
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Moscow, May 10 (AFP) Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to prevent civil demonstrations disrupting next month’s Confederations Cup and the 2018 World Cup.

amended by presidential decrees,” Navalny wrote on Twitter. “Of course our rallies will not interfere with the matches.” Putin in 2013 imposed a sweeping ban on protests in and around the 2014 Sochi Olympics and Paralympics before softening the
 
   
Coaches Forum back on the calendar!
 
 British Dressage     2017-05-12 kl. 14:27     506 words
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10:56 After a four year absence, the Coaches Forum is back and, with a line up featuring some of Britain’s top riders and trainers, it’s bigger and better than ever!

One of Team GB’s most successful Paralympic riders at the age of 27, Sophie Wells is part of our reigning Paralympic, World and European champion dressage team, and has won fourteen Championship gold medals with horses, Pinocchio, Valerius and C

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Jonnie Peacock relishing clash with sprint rival Richard Browne
 
 BT.com     2017-05-12 kl. 14:25     581 words
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Double Paralympic 100 metres champion Jonnie Peacock is ready to renew his sprint rivalry with Richard Browne.

Double Paralympic 100 metres champion Jonnie Peacock is ready to renew his sprint rivalry with Richard Browne.The 23-year-old will compete against American Browne at the Great CityGames in Manchester at the end of the month as they prepare for the

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Learning from the resolve of zero-gravity spiders
 
 Troy Media     2017-05-12 kl. 14:17     769 words
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Spiders In Space: Successfully Adapting to Unwanted Change By Todd Hirsch and Rob Roach P&P Publishing C$20 CALGARY, Alta. May 12, 2017/ Troy Media/ – For those of you who had any doubt, this book confirms that misery really does love company.

Against the advice that she would never walk unaided again, Salt dug in, mastered her prosthetic leg, and is in position to compete in the 2018 Winter Paralympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. “I’m part bionic.
 
   
ILO INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIZATION : Tokyo 2020 and the ILO agree unique partnership to promote ‘Decent Work’
 
 4 Traders     2017-05-12 kl. 13:57     428 words
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TOKYO (ILO ) - The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee agreed to sign a unique partnership aimed at advancing 'decent work' through socially responsible labour practices among the Games' delivery partners.

This constitutes Tokyo 2020's first partnership with a U.N. organisation, and the first time that the ILO officially partners with an Olympic and Paralympic Organising Committee.

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Tokyo asks govt to pay more for Games
 
 The Japan News     2017-05-12 kl. 13:21     356 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun The Tokyo metropolitan government has made a request to the central government to cover the costs of about 20 categories involved in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.

The Yomiuri Shimbun The Tokyo metropolitan government has made a request to the central government to cover the costs of about 20 categories involved in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.However, the central

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Gutting the effort to clamp down on passive smoking
 
 Japan Times     2017-05-12 kl. 13:00     772 words
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A counterproposal being considered by the ruling Liberal Democratic Party on measures against passive smoking will effectively gut the health ministry’s efforts to tighten regulations on indoor smoking in public spaces.

The government’s move to step up the efforts against passive smoking has been facilitated by the approach of the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
TalkFest
 
 Sport for Business     2017-05-12 kl. 13:00     119 words
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Rob Hartnett of Sport for Business will be chairing a discussion with Paralympian multiple Gold medallist Jason Smyth, GAA Commercial Director Peter McKenna and Wilson Hartnell Head of Sport Sarah O’Connor at on Friday, May 19th.

TalkFest. Rob Hartnett of Sport for Business will be chairing a discussion with Paralympian multiple Gold medallist Jason Smyth, GAA Commercial Director Peter McKenna and Wilson Hartnell Head of Sport Sarah O’Connor at on Friday, May 19th.We will be...
 
   
The One Show Announces 2017 Winners: McCann New York is Agency of the Year! Droga5 is Independent Agency of the Year! Ogilvy New York''s “The Refugee Nation” Wins Best of Show
 
 Adobo Magazine     2017-05-12 kl. 12:39     1081 words
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NEW YORK – The One Club for Creativity ( www.oneclub.org ) announced today the winners for the 44th Annual One Show Awards in cross-platform, film, intellectual property, interactive, mobile, radio, social influencer marketing, social media, and UX/UI.

Lockheed Martin (1) Nike (2) Amnesty International (3) Google (4) Swedish Tourist Association (4) Channel 4/Rio Paralympics (6) (6) Art Institute of Chicago (8) Headspace (9) Under Armour (10) Holding Company of the Year:

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British Paralympians inducted into Stoke Mandeville Hall of Fame
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-12 kl. 12:06     503 words
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Isabel Newstead, Jane Blackburn, Peter Norfolk and Simon Munn join the list of legends.

British Paralympians inducted into Stoke Mandeville Hall of Fame.... They join a small group of elite British Paralympians with a unique connection to the stadium, the birthplace of the Paralympic Movement and the charity WheelPower.
 
   
Five reasons to be interested: Beijing Grand Prix
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-12 kl. 12:06     196 words
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With multiple Paralympic champions in action, here’s why you should follow the Beijing Grand Prix. More than 200 Para athletes from 14 countries will line up at the Beijing Grand Prix. Here are five reasons to follow the action: 1.

Beijing Grand Prix. With multiple Paralympic champions in action, here’s why you should follow the Beijing Grand Prix.... 1.The Grand Prix takes place at one of the training venues used for the Beijing 2008 Games – it’s the world’s biggest sport complex built exclusively for Paralympic...
 
   
Jaco: Humansdorp’s golden athlete
 
 ShowMe Jeffreys Bay     2017-05-12 kl. 11:56     398 words
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ONE athlete, one sport, and two potential gold medals. Add to that 200 metres, 400 metres, T12 and N2. And you get a whole lot of numbers, but, most importantly, a drive that surpasses all obstacles.

the world.” The Nedbank National Championships is a highlight on the South African Disabled calendar and is recognised as one of the main stepping-stones towards selection for the Paralympic Games in Tokyo in 2020 – Smit’s ultimate goal.
 
   
Indian students boast knowledge of Korea
 
 Korea.net     2017-05-12 kl. 11:40     571 words
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Culture :: Korea.net : The official website of the Republic of Korea May 12, 2017 The grand finale of the second Korea-India Friendship Quiz Competition 2017 takes place in New Delhi on May 4. More than 16,000 students participated in the competition.

Public design exhibition presents future of Pyeongchang Apr 28, 2017 Works of art showing the history of past Olympic Games are on display in the 'Spring of PyeongChang' exhibition about next year's PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter
 
   
NHK Evolving Broadcast Technology 2020 – Open House 2017
 
 Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union     2017-05-12 kl. 11:16     188 words
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The NHK Science and Technology Research Laboratories (STRL) will display its latest research advance to the general public at the STRL Open House 2017 from May 25 to May 28.

the focus on projects targeting 2020, the year of Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, and beyond.
 
   
Para athletes’ identification moves to Central Region
 
 MWNation.com     2017-05-12 kl. 11:11     225 words
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  Para Athletics Committee (PAC) will tomorrow launch talent identification exercise for the Central Region at Kaliyeka Primary School in Lilongwe ahead of the inaugural Para Athletics National Championship.

Galanje, whose body is Malawi Paralympics Committee’s (MPC) affiliate, the launch will start with the classification of para athletes at 7am.... MPC president James Chiutsi said they would like to use the inaugural national championship to spot talented para athletes that can help the country win medals at the 2020 Paralympics...
 
   
Job vacancies at World Sailing - Olympic Manager & Events Manager
 
 Sailing.org     2017-05-12 kl. 10:22     309 words
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World Sailing, the world governing body for the sport, is currently recruiting an Olympic Manager and an Events Manager.

Background World Sailing is the world governing body for the sport of sailing, officially recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Sailing is responsible for: the promotion of the
 
   
UNDERLYING PERFORMANCE AT ALLIANZ IS STRONG AND THE OUTLOOK IS POSITIVE
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-05-12 kl. 10:17     961 words
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Allianz UK (Local) Financial ResultsQ1 2017Q1 2016Gross Written Premium£545.0m£547.3mOperating Profit£37.5m£ 47.4mCombined Operating Ratio96.7%95.9% The change to the Discount Rate had a £58.

The extension of the partnership with The British Paralympic Association (BPA) through to 2020 reflects this focus.... The agreement complements the Group’s support of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) which also now runs until 2020.
 
   
Treasure Coast sports event calendar: May 12, 2017
 
 TCPalm     2017-05-12 kl. 10:16     492 words
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To submit your events, go to the TCPalm.com home page blue bar on the upper left-hand side and click “Submit Your Stuff” link. Group Rides for New Riders: 9 a.m.

Doctors, vendors, Team USA Paralympic member Natalie Bieule and Team USA Youth member Olivia Chardon, along with other national/state level champions, will be on site to give the benefits of Olympic weightlifting.
 
   
Drag and body paint parties for your nightlife, sports and more for the day
 
 Colorado Springs Independent     2017-05-12 kl. 09:27     333 words
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13 Saturday click to enlarge Chris Pike Body Paint Palooza See models in intricate body paint and get gussied yourself for no extra charge. Some highlights of tonight's event include live music, art booths and dancing tunes spun by DJ Gravity.

Today's s pecial guest is paralympic medalist and X-Games gold medalist Keith Gabel.

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Sports bodies from across Switzerland attend national forum
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-12 kl. 09:18     238 words
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Sports federations based in Switzerland have taken part in an event to share information and exchange ideas with each other.

It was confirmed last month that Sion would be the city which will bid in Switzerland for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games ©Swiss Olympic “For us, the Swiss Olympic Forum is a very important event and a valuable tool,” he said.

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