Retriever
   
Morning alert 14.05.2017

     
Click here to view this email in your browser
     
     
Your profiles
Handikappidrott, Sverige
Intl news
     
Handikappidrott, Sverige  
Motionera med funktionsnedsätting
 
 Sveriges Radio Radiosporten     2017-05-14 kl. 08:05     72 words
 
Hur ranglig är egentligen en tävlingskanot? Kan Persson och Marhlo paddla i en sån eller kommer de slå runt direkt? Med blott fem grader varmt i både luften och vattnet blir veckans utmaning extra tuff.

Med blott fem grader varmt i både luften och vattnet blir veckans utmaning extra tuff.Paralympiske kanotfinalisten Helene Ripa instruerar.
 
   
Nytt stort mästerskap för Sjöqvist
 
 Jnytt     2017-05-14 kl. 07:24     314 words
 
I fjol fanns Victor Sjöqvist från Habo med i det svenska bordtennislandslaget i Paralympics. På tisdag i nästa vecka inleds VM - och Sjöqvist är återigen uttagen.

I fjol fanns Victor Sjöqvist från Habo med i det svenska bordtennislandslaget i Paralympics.
 
   
SOK ger inte upp OS 2026
 
 Svenska Dagbladet     2017-05-13 kl. 20:53     366 words
 
Socialdemokraterna avbröt arbetet med att söka vinter-OS och Paralympics i Stockholm 2026. Men nu visar det sig att internationella olympiska kommittén (IOK) skjuter till betydligt mer pengar än man tidigare har räknat med.

Socialdemokraterna avbröt arbetet med att söka vinter-OS och Paralympics i Stockholm 2026.... Och jag vill inte göra några förutsägelser, men jag vet att ingenting är omöjligt, säger Richard Brisius, som fortfarande hoppas på OS och Paralympics i...
 
   
SOK ger inte upp OS 2026
 
 Nya Lidköpings-Tidningen     2017-05-13 kl. 20:38     35 words
 
Socialdemokraterna avbröt arbetet med att söka vinter-OS och Paralympics i Stockholm 2026. Men nu visar det sig att internationella olympiska kommittén (IOK) skjuter till betydligt mer pengar än man tidigare har räknat med.(TT)

Socialdemokraterna avbröt arbetet med att söka vinter-OS och Paralympics i Stockholm 2026.
 
   
SOK ger inte upp OS 2026
 
 Sydöstran     2017-05-13 kl. 20:23     194 words
 
Socialdemokraterna avbröt arbetet med att söka vinter-OS och Paralympics i Stockholm 2026.

Socialdemokraterna avbröt arbetet med att söka vinter-OS och Paralympics i Stockholm 2026.Men nu visar det sig att internationella olympiska kommittén (IOK) skjuter till betydligt mer pengar än man tidigare har räknat med.(TT) TT.

  The news article is mentioned in 28 other sources
Barometern (web) - Göteborgs-Posten (web) - Helsingborgs Dagblad (web) - Blekinge Läns Tidning (web) - 7H Affärer (web) - Piteå-Tidningen (web) - Eskilstuna-Kuriren (web) - Västerviks-Tidningen (web) - Östgöta Correspondenten (web) - Enköpings-Posten (web) - Sydsvenskan (web) - Katrineholms-Kuriren (web) - Helagotland (web) - SVT Nyheter (web) - Norrbottens-Kuriren (web) - Folkbladet (web) - Ystads Allehanda (web) - Norrländska Socialdemokraten (web) - Norran (web) - Aftonbladet (web) - Motala & Vadstena Tidning (web) - Norrköpings Tidningar (web) - Aftonbladet (web) - Folkbladet.nu (web) - Upsala Nya Tidning (web) - Södermanlands Nyheter (web) - MSN (web) - News 55 (web)
 
   
Hedersutmärkelser utdelade
 
 Svenska Ridsportforbundet     2017-05-13 kl. 11:17     764 words
 
Förtjänstmedaljörer och plakettmottgare, fr v främre raden vid stämman 2017. Lena Austrin Kull, Inger Hedberg, bakre raden fr v Kikki Girhagen, Agneta Aronsson, Gudrun Orava, Hasse Forssman.

Har i egenskap av tränare och lagledare haft lag eller individuella ryttare i 6 Paralympiska Spel vilket innebär samtliga spel Paralympics där ridning förekommit.... Detta har resulterat i fyra Paralympiska...
 
   
Intl news  
Buysse closes out with 2 golds
 
 Sherman Denison Herald Democrat     2017-05-14 kl. 08:36     647 words
thumbnail
 
By AUSTIN — Here’s how you know you’ve made it, when you’ve captivated an audience with record-breaking performances and do it in a way that makes everyone take notice for the right reasons.

I never glance at the clock until I finish.” There is a chance he could compete in the next Paralympic Games but after graduation there is just one focus. “Right now I’m going to the University of Missouri for basketball,” he said. “In the
 
   
2017 Positive Ageing Journey Event
 
 Lismore Northern Star     2017-05-14 kl. 08:03     253 words
thumbnail
 
Add to Outlook Calendar Add to Google Calendar Add to iCal Calendar Visit: Event Website Email: jaydenmoore@lifetec.org.au.

and Safe Travel in Later Life • Growing superfoods for health and vitality • Aged Care and Retirement Considerations • Plus more We are excited to announce that Gerrard Gosens, celebrated three-time Paralympian, blind adventurer and former

  The news article is mentioned in 4 other sources
Gatton Star (web) - NewsMail (web) - Tweed Daily News (web) - Daily Mercury News (web)
 
   
Face Time: Lewiston's Lauren Lessard and her Paralympic coaching dreams
 
 Sun-Journal     2017-05-14 kl. 06:32     894 words
thumbnail
 
Lauren Lessard wants to work with paraplegic athletes, maybe even someday at the U.S. Paralympic Games.  On Saturday, the Lewiston native graduated from the University of Southern Maine with a degree in exercise science.

Face Time: Lewiston's Lauren Lessard and her Paralympic coaching dreams.... Lauren Lessard wants to work with paraplegic athletes, maybe even someday at the U.S. Paralympic Games.  On Saturday, the Lewiston native graduated from the University of Southern...
 
   
The One Show Announces 2017 Winners
 
 Mediavataarme.com     2017-05-14 kl. 06:14     747 words
thumbnail
 
“The Refugee Nation” Wins Best of Show The One Club for Creativity announced the winners for the 44th Annual One Show Awards in cross-platform,

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:
 
   
Emir Cup has brought great glamour to football in Qatar: AAB official
 
 Qatar Tribune     2017-05-14 kl. 05:48     571 words
thumbnail
 
The prestige and glamour associated with the season-ending HH the Emir Cup is without any doubt, second to none.

In the past, AAB was one of the sponsors of International Paralympic championship that was held in Qatar in 2015.
 
   
Paralympic dreams begin at the Desert Challenge Games
 
 12News.com     2017-05-14 kl. 05:32     281 words
thumbnail
 
Ezra Frech competes at the Desert Challenge Games. (Photo: 12 News) TEMPE, Ariz. - “I think it’s great that we are bringing the community together, especially through track and field," said Ezra Frech.

Paralympic dreams begin at the Desert Challenge Games.... (Photo: 12 News) TEMPE, Ariz. - “I think it’s great that we are bringing the community together, especially through track and field," said Ezra Frech.Whether you’re a Paralympian or a Paralympic...
 
   
IOC visit to L.A. could have benefited from a bit more transparency
 
 Los Angeles Times     2017-05-14 kl. 04:22     763 words
thumbnail
 
Los Angeles took a big step forward last week in the race to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. Bid leaders spent the better part of four days wooing International Olympic Committee delegates sent to assess the city. By all accounts, it went swimmingly.

presence shows just how important the host to the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games is to all of us.” Asked if he thought more of the evaluation process might have been conducted in the open, the mayor responded: “I wouldn’t have had any

  The news article is mentioned in 5 other sources
Burbank Leader (web) - Daily Pilot (web) - Glendale News Press (web) - COASTLINE PILOT (web) - Lacanada Online News (web)
 
   
Exclusive: Deaf athletes could compete at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, claims
 
 Inside The Games     2017-05-14 kl. 03:26     414 words
thumbnail
 
Nick Butler Thursday, 17 October 2013 But the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) claimed that they had been led to believe that no such process was currently underway.

Exclusive: Deaf athletes could compete at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, claims. ...IPC President.Nick Butler Thursday, 17 October 2013 But the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) claimed that they had been led to believe that no such...
 
   
Who is nominated for BAFTA TV awards: Full list
 
 North Norfolk Radio     2017-05-14 kl. 02:53     663 words
thumbnail
 
Sunday, May 14th, 2017 1:42am A look at the BAFTA TV nominations in all the categories ahead of the ceremony tonight.

SPORT The Open (Sky Sports 1) 2016 Rio Olympics (BBC1) Rio 2016 Paralympics (Channel 4) Six Nations England V Wales (ITV) ::

  The news article is mentioned in 27 other sources
VIBE 107.6 FM (web) - The Beach (web) - Heart Radio (web) - Radio Essex (web) - Juice Brighton (web) - Radio Norwich 99.9 FM (web) - Dream 100 (web) - Capital Radio (web) - Lakeland Radio (web) - 3FM Isle of Man (web) - Sky News (web) - Kingdom FM (web) - Bobfm.co.uk (web) - Channel 103 (web) - Connect FM (web) - LBC 97.3 (web) - Island FM (web) - 2BR.co.uk (web) - Stray FM (web) - The Breeze 107 (web) - Yorkshire Coast Radio (web) - Spirit FM.net (web) - SpireFM (web) - Town 102 FM (web) - 96.4 Eagle Radio (web) - KL.FM 96.7 (web) - Mix 96 (web)
 
   
Rwanda: How Niringiyimana Became Rwanda’s Top Para Taekwondo Athlete
 
 Africa-News.info     2017-05-14 kl. 02:23     1320 words
thumbnail
 
By 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)...
 
   
'Extraordinary things' foreseen for CLU graduates
 
 Ventura County Star     2017-05-14 kl. 02:10     520 words
thumbnail
 
CLOSE California Lutheran University holds its commencement exercises on May 13, 2017, at the campus in Thousand Oaks. Chuck Kirman Buy Photo People enter the California Lutheran University commencement exercises Saturday morning.

Paralympian Cody Jones and women’s volleyball NCAA champions were among the athletes who received their degrees Saturday.
 
   
Once Foes, Michael Saeta And Lucas Yoder Team Up To Win USA Volleyball Collegiate Beach Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-14 kl. 00:51     378 words
thumbnail
 
, 5:43 p.m. (ET) Lucas Yoder (L) and Michael Saeta celebrate at the USA Volleyball Collegiate Beach Championships on May 13, 2017 in Hermosa Beach, Calif. HERMOSA BEACH, Calif. -- It began three days ago, and yet, it began months ago, on Feb. 3.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
US Olympic Team (web)
 
   
Syracuse star Hunter Woodhall signs to run at track powerhouse Arkansas
 
 Standard Examiner     2017-05-14 kl. 00:47     423 words
thumbnail
 
SYRACUSE — Hunter Woodhall didn’t look like a kid who had a collegiate track future when he was in junior high, and it had nothing to do with the fact that he had prosthetic legs. Woodhall simply wasn’t very fast.

RELATED :  Syracuse's Hunter Woodhall takes silver at 2016 Paralympic Games “It’s so surreal, and it’s such a humbling experience to look back where I came from and see all the work I’ve put in over these six years,” Woodhall said.
 
   
Gov't, industry work to protect key infrastructure from cyberattacks
 
 Japan Today     2017-05-14 kl. 00:00     638 words
thumbnail
 
Japan's public and private sectors have joined in an effort to develop people and systems capable of defending critical infrastructure from cyberattack ahead of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo.

Japan's public and private sectors have joined in an effort to develop people and systems capable of defending critical infrastructure from cyberattack ahead of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo.There have been increased concerns about
 
   
Golden ode to the games
 
 New Indian Express     2017-05-13 kl. 23:39     736 words
thumbnail
 
As I walk up the steep steps to the front entrance, I pass graceful statues that show the human body in its perfection. An athlete with a finely toned body and rippling muscles holding a discus, a pair wrestling and another getting ready to sprint.

In the Olympic Games section, the athlete is celebrated—there are objects from the winter, summer, youth and paralympics spanning from when the Games started to modern times.
 
   
Mitchell grads told to persevere, help others to do the same
 
 TheDay.com     2017-05-13 kl. 23:31     790 words
thumbnail
 
New London — Whether it’s helping a fellow student traverse an icy campus or finding the inner strength to overcome a fall, Mitchell College graduates heard final words of advice Saturday to get up and keep going and help others to do the same.

One of the loudest ovations erupted when Steinmayer awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters to keynote speaker  Tatyana McFadden , holder of 17 Paralympics medals and an 18-time major marathon winner. “Now I’m going to tell the
 
   
S'pore SEA games 'a great act to follow'
 
 Straits Times     2017-05-13 kl. 23:12     575 words
thumbnail
 
Malaysia's Minister for Youth and Sports Khairy Jamaluddin believes his country is ready to host the SEA Games in August and the Asean Para Games (APG) a month later, after the sterling effort by Singapore two years ago.

Past and present Team Singapore athletes like triple Paralympic champion Yip Pin Xiu, former national swimmer Ang Peng Siong, SEA Games gold medallists Shanti Pereira and Mok Ying Ren took turns to carry the baton.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Straits Times (web)
 
   
Bmw Of North America
 
 BostonCommons.net     2017-05-13 kl. 22:48     4749 words
thumbnail
 
C O N T E N T S: KEY TOPICS “December set a new record for our Sports Activity Vehicle sales in the U.S.

The Rio Paralympics are just past their halfway point, and BMW of North America ( @BMWUSA ) Digital Innovations Manager Peter Harmata said the company’s role as a USOC sponsor “wasn’t just about an athlete in a commercial, but about actually

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
BostonCommons.net (web)
 
   
Paris 2024 Welcomes IOC Evaluation Committee to the City of Light
 
 Around The Rings     2017-05-13 kl. 22:05     403 words
thumbnail
 
The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee has today welcomed the International Olympic Committee’s Evaluation Commission to Paris ahead of the start of their official visit.

The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee has today welcomed the International Olympic Committee’s Evaluation Commission to Paris ahead of the start of their official visit.The three-day working visit, which gets fully underway on

  The news article is mentioned in 8 other sources
Insidethegames.biz (web) - Insidethegames.biz (web) - Inside The Games (web) - China.org.cn (web) - Xinhua News Agency (web) - Global Times (web) - SINA (web) - Sports Features (web)
 
   
Oksana Masters masters the art of cross training
 
 Grand Rapids Press     2017-05-13 kl. 22:03     439 words
thumbnail
 
Depending on the time of year, you might find Oksana Masters cruising down the slopes in Bozeman, Montana. Or you might find her manipulating a hand cycle, just like she did on Saturday at the Fifth Third River Bank Run.

She has represented the United States in three Paralympic Games in three sports.... She won a bronze medal in rowing at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, and a silver and a bronze in Nordic skiing in Sochi in 2014.
 
   
Connor Fields Earns Gold At BMX World Cup For Second Podium In Three Events
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-13 kl. 21:48     363 words
thumbnail
 
, 2:26 p.m. (ET) Connor Fields and Marianna Pajon of Colombia pose after winning the men's and women's races at the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup on May 23, 2017 in Heusden-Zolder, Belgium.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
British quartet take gold at opening Para rowing regatta in Gavirate
 
 Inside The Games     2017-05-13 kl. 21:03     325 words
thumbnail
 
Max Winters Saturday, 13 May 2017 Great Britain's Rio 2016 mixed four Paralympic champions claimed gold at the first event of the 2017 Para rowing season in Gavirate in Italy today.

Max Winters Saturday, 13 May 2017 Great Britain's Rio 2016 mixed four Paralympic champions claimed gold at the first event of the 2017 Para rowing season in Gavirate in Italy today.Emma Todd and Oliver Stanhope joined the mixed cox four RIo 2016

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Insidethegames.biz (web)
 
   
Two field world records fall at Beijing Grand Prix
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-13 kl. 20:49     678 words
thumbnail
 
Jun Wang and Enlong Wei set javelin and shot put records on Saturday. China’s top Para athletes reigned supreme on the first day of competition (Saturday 13 May) at the Beijing Grand Prix as two world records fell out in the field.

The 26-year-old, who won shot put gold at Rio 2016 , added nearly three metres on to the previous mark of 25.59m which had stood since the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games .... Many of China’s Paralympic medallists continued to dominate, both out on the...

  The news article is mentioned in 2 other sources
Inside The Games (web) - Insidethegames.biz (web)
 
   
SOK ger inte upp OS 2026
 
 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2017-05-13 kl. 20:43     305 words
 
Socialdemokraterna avbröt arbetet med att söka vinter-OS och Paralympics i Stockholm 2026. Men nu visar det sig att internationella olympiska kommittén (IOK) skjuter till betydligt mer pengar än man tidigare har räknat med.

Socialdemokraterna avbröt arbetet med att söka vinter-OS och Paralympics i Stockholm 2026.... Och jag vill inte göra några förutsägelser, men jag vet att ingenting är omöjligt, säger Richard Brisius, som fortfarande hoppas på OS och Paralympics i...
 
   
News - Woodhall Signs with Arkansas
 
 RunnerSpace.com     2017-05-13 kl. 20:36     119 words
thumbnail
 
Woodhall chooses Arkansas By Doug Binder, DyeStat Editor In the end, Paralympian Hunter Woodhall got to make a college choice that he felt he deserved.

Woodhall chooses Arkansas By Doug Binder, DyeStat Editor In the end, Paralympian Hunter Woodhall got to make a college choice that he felt he deserved.  The double amuputee, who received very little recruiting interest in the fall after winning a
 
   
Gold medallist going to Maccabiah Games
 
 Australian Jewish News     2017-05-13 kl. 19:44     381 words
thumbnail
 
Share this story: FOUR-TIME Paralympian, dual gold medallist and world record holder Matt Levy will be competing for Australia at the 2017 Maccabiah Games in Israel.

Share this story: FOUR-TIME Paralympian, dual gold medallist and world record holder Matt Levy will be competing for Australia at the 2017 Maccabiah Games in Israel.  Levy, who has cerebral palsy, has already broken a world record in the 200 metre...
 
   
Nationally Ranked 400m Talent Hunter Woodhall Signs With Arkansas
 
 MileSplit United States     2017-05-13 kl. 19:19     140 words
thumbnail
 
After a lengthy recruitment process which included a period of unknowns, Syracuse (UT) High's Hunter Woodhall, a double-amputee who runs with prosthetic blades, signed with the University of Arkansas on Friday.

bronze medal in the 200m and 400m at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, chose the Razorbacks over Long Beach State and North Carolina -- as well as late pushes from the University of Oregon and Brigham Young University.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
MileSplit United States (web)
 
   
Jones makes impressive World Para-triathlon Series debut as Britain taste success
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-13 kl. 18:55     497 words
thumbnail
 
Britain claimed three gold medals at the International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Para-triathlon Series today as Jade Jones bagged a podium place in an impressive debut in Yokohama.

Britain claimed three gold medals at the International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Para-triathlon Series today as Jade Jones bagged a podium place in an impressive debut in Yokohama.Jones, who competed in wheelchair racing at the last two Paralympic...

  The news article is mentioned in 3 other sources
Inside The Games (web) - Inside The Games (web) - Insidethegames.biz (web)
 
   
Bershawn Jackson Kicks Off His Final Diamond League Season With A Win In Shanghai
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-13 kl. 18:45     617 words
thumbnail
 
, 11:24 a.m. (ET) Bershawn Jackson (C) competes in the men's 400-meter hurdles semifinal at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Track and Field at Hayward Field on July 8, 2016 in Eugene, Ore.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
70 Disabled Soldiers Compete For Invictus Games
 
 Tolo News     2017-05-13 kl. 18:44     299 words
thumbnail
 
Resolute Support on Saturday held a volleyball and weightlifting selection competition for disabled soldiers ahead of this year's games in Canada.

The Invictus Games is an international paralympic-style multi-sport event for armed services personnel which will be held in Canada in September.  Acting Defense Minister Tariqshah Bahrami and Resolute Support commander Gen.
 
   
Rising Together Baton Run Ends In Singapore, Torch Run To Begin From Johor Bahru
 
 Bernama     2017-05-13 kl. 18:16     131 words
thumbnail
 
KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 (Bernama) --The Rising Together Baton Run held in conjunction with the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games and ASEAN Para Games (KL 2017) ended in Singapore today after crisscrossing 10 countries covering a distance of about 17,000km.

medallist at the Rio 2016 Paralympics, Yip Pin Xiu.....
 
   
Gold for Ireland’s Katie George-Dunlevy in Para-cycling Road World Cup time trial
 
 Highland Radio     2017-05-13 kl. 17:31     64 words
thumbnail
 
Ireland’s Katie George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal have won a gold in the B Tandem Time Trial event at the UCI Para-Cycling Road World Cup in Italy.

Paralympics in Rio in 2016, and is a regular visitor to Donegal.... Dunlevy and McCrystal are the reigning Paralympic Champions.
 
   
Leicester Riders basketball prodigy recovering from cancer returns to court
 
 Leicester Mercury     2017-05-13 kl. 16:02     875 words
thumbnail
 
DavidWOwen Posted: May 13, 2017 Comeback kid - Ellis Haggith will play his first game since recovering from cancer at the 02 Arena's Hoop Aid game

actor/model) Bobak Kianoush (Another Level boy band) Mica McNeill (GB Bob Sleigh team) Priest Lauderdale (ex-NBA player) Ade Adepitan ( GB Paralympian) Lord Omar (You Tube prankster) GUESTS:
 
   
Team Canada Opens Para-cycling Road World Cup in Maniago, Italy With 7 Medals
 
 Pedal Magazine     2017-05-13 kl. 15:39     482 words
thumbnail
 
(Maniago, Italy) – Team Canada had an exceptional start to the first Para-cycling Road World Cup with 7 medals on Friday, the first day of competition in Maniago, Italy, during the individual time trial competitions.

Michael Sametz © Jean-Baptiste Benavent/Canadian Paralympic Committee Michael Sametz of Calgary, AB, won the only Canadian gold medal of the day in the Men’s C5 category, beating Sergey Ustinov of Russia by over one minute. “It was a good ride
 
   
Craig McCann adds silver to Great Britain Cycling Team’s medal haul in Maniago
 
 PR Distribution     2017-05-13 kl. 14:23     564 words
thumbnail
 
There was another silver medal to add to the tally for the Great Britain Cycling Team on the first day of road racing at the UCI Para-cycling World Cup in Maniago as Craig McCann won a gutsy silver medal in the T2 road race.

yesterday’s time-trial McCann started the race strongly and at the end of lap one was on the wheel of Paralympic and world champion Hans Peter Durst.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
PressReleasePoint (web)
 
   
LA 2024 Venue Tour Part Two -- Photodesk...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-05-13 kl. 14:14     205 words
thumbnail
 
(ATR) Members of the International Olympic Committee and media had the opportunity to tour potential Olympic venues during the Evaluation Commission visit in Los Angeles.

Click here to learn more about this week's evaluation commission visit. .  The commission is now en route to Paris to inspect the city's 2024 Olympic and Paralympic plans.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Around The Rings (web)
 
   
Kinghorn and Morrison smash world records at Arizona Grand Prix
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-13 kl. 14:00     819 words
thumbnail
 
The British athlete broke the 200m T53 world record whilst the American improved the club throw F51 distance. World records fell on the track and out in the field on the first day of competition (Friday 12 May) at the Arizona Grand Prix in the USA.

Wallace was in superb form 12 months ago but failed to medal at the Rio 2016 Games, while Brown secured Paralympic gold in the 100m T11 in Brazil but failed to progress to the 200m T11 final, which was won by Namibia’s Ananias Shikongo .

  The news article is mentioned in 2 other sources
Inside The Games (web) - Insidethegames.biz (web)
 
   
Disability Has Not Stopped This 28-YO From Becoming A Swimming Gold Medalist
 
 Indiatimes     2017-05-13 kl. 13:34     541 words
thumbnail
 
Most of us only give differently-abled a fleeting moment of thought, but never really act upon an idea that we all have to support them. Back in 2015, the government dubbed people with disability as ‘Divyang’, meaning the ‘divine-bodied’ in Hindi.

Rahul is an example of this, as he has won several Gold medals in the Paralympics and other swimming championships.... Rahul is now one of the most admired para-swimmers in the state as he won his first Gold and Bronze in Freestyle At First Maharashtra State Paralympics...

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Dotemirates.com (web)
 
   
More than 30 boats registered
 
 Yachts and Yachting Online     2017-05-13 kl. 13:09     1354 words
thumbnail
 
for Tour de France à la Voile 2017 by A.S.O.

Damien Seguin, two times Paralympic champion and skipper of Team Fondation FDJ – Des Pieds et Des Mains, Sofian Bouvet with Team SFS (7th in the Rio Olympics in the 470 class), Billy Besson with Team Occitanie – Sud de France (6th in the Rio
 
   
Judge cannot put ‘horror of injuries’ behind him
 
 Estcourt and Midland News     2017-05-13 kl. 13:07     380 words
thumbnail
 
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

  The news article is mentioned in 11 other sources
Mpumalanga News (web) - Standerton Advertiser (web) - Rising Sun Lenasia (web) - Steelburger News (web) - Roodepoort Record (web) - Northglen News (web) - Letaba Herald.co.za (web) - Northern KZN Courier (web) - Phoenix Sun.co.za (web) - Ladysmith Gazette (web) - Eyethu News (web)
 
   
Afghan wounded warriors compete for spot in Invictus Games
 
 ABC News     2017-05-13 kl. 13:03     124 words
thumbnail
 
Wounded warriors from Afghanistan's National Security Forces are competing for a spot in the Invictus Games to be held in Canada in September.

The Invictus Games are an international Paralympic-style multi-sport event created by Britain's Prince Harry.

  The news article is mentioned in 41 other sources
Miami Herald (web) - Centre Daily Times (web) - Charlotte Observer (web) - Tacoma News Tribune (web) - Rock Hill Herald (web) - Raleigh News & Observer (web) - McClatchy DC (web) - Island Packet (web) - South Carolina State (web) - Sun Herald (web) - Bradenton Herald (web) - Fresno Bee (web) - Myrtle Beach Sun News (web) - Seymour Tribune (web) - Wichita Eagle (web) - Belleville News Democrat (web) - Minneapolis Star Tribune (web) - Tri-City Herald Online (web) - Columbus Republic (web) - Macon Telegraph (web) - Washington Post (web) - Idaho Statesman (web) - Kentucky.com (web) - Bellingham Herald (web) - Chicago Daily Herald (web) - Modesto Bee (web) - San Luis Obispo.com (web) - FOXNews.com (web) - WHIO.com (web) - Daily Mail (web) - Hampton Roads Daily Press (web) - Orlando Sentinel (web) - Atkinson County Citizen (web) - Barberton Herald (web) - Copiah County Courier (web) - Grenada Star (web) - Business Insider (web) - Call News (web) - Lanier County Advocate (web) - Boston Herald (web) - CTV News (web)
 
   
Track helps Spring Grove trio find their purpose
 
 Centre Daily Times     2017-05-13 kl. 12:40     1093 words
thumbnail
 
Fans gathered thick against the fence along the Spring Grove High track. The girls' team crowded near the finish line. They were in position to watch, of all things, the backups run the 200 meters. This has become Tommy Salter's race.

This has become Tommy Salter's race.He's one of three learning disabled athletes on Spring Grove's team.
 
   
South American Championships welcome Para rowing
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-13 kl. 09:54     196 words
thumbnail
 
The annual Championships saw Para rowers compete for the first time ever. Para rowing was included for the first time ever at the annual South American Rowing Championships, which recently concluded in Brasilia, Brazil.

Brazil’s Rene Campos Pereira captured his first major international medal on home waters following up on his sixth place finish at the Rio 2016 Paralympics last September.... Brazil also took gold in the men’s single (PR2 M1x) race where sculler Michel Gomez Pessanha similarly built on his seventh place finish in the Para mixed double sculls at the Rio Paralympics...
 
   
Faces of the Future: Chile’s Marion Serrano
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-13 kl. 09:54     448 words
thumbnail
 
Fresh from winning gold at the Sao Paulo 2017 Youth Parapans, the 17-year-old powerlifter is now targeting success at the Worlds in Mexico City.

American Games can act as catalyst for further success, especially in the lead-up to this year’s World Championships and the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games .... I believe having competed at the Youth Parapans will be an advantage. “And if I continue this process and everything goes well, of course I would like to compete either at Tokyo 2020 or at any other Paralympic...
 
   
4th Islamic Solidarity Games Kicks Off In Baku
 
 Tolo News     2017-05-13 kl. 09:17     454 words
thumbnail
 
A glittering ceremony was held in Azerbaijan on Friday for the official launch of this year’s games, which includes almost 3,000 athletes from 54 countries.

There are also two disabled athletes among the group.... The athletes include five wushu fighters, three judoka, five wrestlers, two swimmers and two disabled athletes as well as five members of the National Olympic Committee’s delegation. “A total of 30...

  The news article is mentioned in 2 other sources
Tolo News (web) - Tolo News (web)