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Mudskipper lyfter vardagen
 
 Barometern     2017-05-17 kl. 08:19     484 words
 
Han har varit rullstolsburen i 44 år. Nu gör Mats Laveborn en insats både för sig själv och för andra. Med uppfinningen Mudskipper ska han öka rörelsefriheten för handikappade.

Jag har också jobbat inom internationella handikappidrottsförbundet, IPC.
 
   
Södling världsmästare - igen
 
 Södermanlands Nyheter     2017-05-16 kl. 19:35     430 words
 
- Ja, det här VM-guldet var betydligt viktigare än mig än de andra. Det har varit struligt hela vintern; sjuk och knäskada. Jag har egentligen bara kunnat träna på för fullt tre veckor innan VM.

Nu blir det att satsa mera på längden, i min klass är det bara 1500 meter, längd och kula som ingår i Paralympics.
 
   
Caroline drömmer om Paralympics men saknar ett landslag: "Vill spela med killarna"
 
 24 Trelleborg     2017-05-16 kl. 19:06     612 words
 
Caroline Persson från Trelleborg är Sveriges enda kälkhockeyproffs. Nu drömmer hon om Paralympics men saknar ett landslag. Antingen blir det med ett Europeiskt damlag eller med de svenska herrarna.

Caroline drömmer om Paralympics men saknar ett landslag:... Nu drömmer hon om Paralympics men saknar ett landslag.... Det slutgiltiga målet är att komma till Paralympics 2022 och2026. -... Det är ett viktigt kvitto och sedan vore det väldigt roligt att få uppleva ett Paralympics...
 
   
Unikt samarbete ska sprida parasporten
 
 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2017-05-16 kl. 11:54     138 words
 
Under tisdagen släpptes premiären av Västergötlands Parapodd. Det handlar om att sprida verksamheten. Fler Under tisdagen släpptes premiäravsnittet av Västergötlands Parapodd.

Fler Under tisdagen släpptes premiäravsnittet av Västergötlands Parapodd.En podd som genom ett unikt samarbete mellan Vara Folkhögskola och Parasport Västergötland har skapats. -... Vi jobbar hårt med att försöka synas och höras mer, det handlar om att sprida verksamheten, säger Robert Johansson från Parasport...
 
   
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Three generations of one family graduate from Victoria University together
 
 Dominion Post     2017-05-17 kl. 08:29     501 words
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Paralympian Liam Malone takes part in the Victoria University Graduates Parade Three generations of a family will make their own history this week as they - the first three of their family to attend university - graduate on the same day.

Paralympian Liam Malone takes part in the Victoria University Graduates Parade Three generations of a family will make their own history this week as they - the first three of their family to attend university - graduate on the same day.More

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Anmore tennis player wheeling his way to success
 
 The Tri-City News     2017-05-17 kl. 08:18     539 words
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Thomas Venos is turning the worst moment of his life into the biggest opportunity of his athletic career.

the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo....   Venos’ success at the World Team Cup tournament in Italy, the second-top competition after the Paralympics, has whet his appetite for more....   “I always wanted to be a pro soccer player,” said Venos. “But now I can dream of getting to the Paralympics...
 
   
Why Massive Music chose Tokyo as its Asia hub | Advertising
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2017-05-17 kl. 07:29     517 words
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Massive Music, a music and sound production agency based in Amsterdam, just opened an office in Tokyo to serve the Japanese and Asian markets.

Like many international companies looking at Japan with renewed interest, Massive Music sees potential with the approach of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Lotto gives our sports stars a kick in the teeth
 
 Times Live South Africa     2017-05-17 kl. 07:23     309 words
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With 10 medals, the Rio Olympics was South Africa's most successful Games in 96 years. And by way of reward, the country's stars have been kicked in the teeth twice this year.

Not both. But the casualty we care about will be the Olympic and Paralympic athletes, who would no longer receive funding from Sascoc.
 
   
Innored Korea and BBH Singapore Take Home a Grand Award at…
 
 Branding in Asia Magazine     2017-05-17 kl. 07:11     172 words
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T he Clio Sports Awards has revealed its 2017 Grand Winners in a ceremony at the Capitale in New York. Representing Asia were Grand Clio winner BBH Singapore’s Nike’s “Unlimited Stadium” and Innored Korea’s “ Extreme Shopping ” for The North Face.

4Creative London Paralympics’ “We’re the Superhumans” also won two Grand statues.... Nike, Under Armour, Gatorade, North Face, Foot Locker, ESPN, Adidas and the Paralympics ‘We’re the Superhumans’ are among the world-class sports brands that have been...

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Paralympic hero Jonnie Peacock blasts Prem clubs for not doing enough to
 
 The Sun     2017-05-17 kl. 06:14     292 words
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Sprinter speaks out as Southampton visit Manchester United wearing shirts from charity Scope to raise awareness

Paralympic hero Jonnie Peacock blasts Prem clubs for not doing enough to. ...fight discrimination against disabled fans.Sprinter speaks out as Southampton visit Manchester United wearing shirts from charity Scope to raise awareness.
 
   
WADA set to stage key Foundation Board meeting in Montréal
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-17 kl. 05:38     502 words
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Russia, the creation of an Independent Testing Authority and the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) governance reform process are set to be key items on the agenda when the organisation's ruling Foundation Board meets here on Thursday (May 18).

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

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Paralympian to tackle 50km UTA trail run on crutches in the rain
 
 Blue Mountains Gazette     2017-05-17 kl. 05:31     580 words
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Imagine running 50km. Then think how difficult that would be on crutches in the rain. That's what Michael Milton will face on Saturday when he takes part in the Ultra-Trail Australia 50km race.

Paralympian to tackle 50km UTA trail run on crutches in the rain.... That's what Michael Milton will face on Saturday when he takes part in the Ultra-Trail Australia 50km race.Rain forecast for Saturday is going to make Paralympic champion Michael...
 
   
NHL player wins Athlete of the Year Award
 
 CTV News     2017-05-17 kl. 05:06     106 words
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Waterloo Region’s top athlete was recognized Tuesday night. Hockey player Mark Scheifelewas named Athlete of the Year for 2016. The Kitchener native currently plays for the Winnipeg Jets.

Rounding out the list were Alyssa Lagonia who plays professional soccer in Switzerland, paralympic swimmer Alec Elliot and lawn bowler Darryl Fitzgerald.
 
   
'Conspiracy' bill vote delayed by no-confidence motion
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-05-17 kl. 05:05     252 words
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TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Opposition parties submitted a motion of no confidence in the justice minister to the House of Representatives on Wednesday, effectively delaying a vote on a contentious bill that would punish the planning of serious crimes.

on organized crime is being framed by the administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as a necessary measure to protect the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics from terrorist attack.

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Americans Upbeat on Making Progress in their Lives
 
 Moulton Advertiser     2017-05-17 kl. 04:30     514 words
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(StatePoint) If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. That’s the spirit Americans are embracing in pursuit of their own progress, as they cheer on Team USA athletes seeking success during the Olympic Games.

to overcome them and reach your full potential,” said Rudy Garcia-Tolson, a two-time Paralympic Gold Medalist who will be competing at the Games for the fourth time.... Members of the public can set goals for themselves alongside the nation’s elite athletes as part of Citi’s support of Team USA for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Paralympian to challenge Greg Walden for Congress
 
 Oregonian     2017-05-17 kl. 04:26     217 words
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Paralympian and sled-dog racer Rachael Scdoris-Salerno will challenge U.S. Rep. Greg Walden for his congressional seat.

Paralympian to challenge Greg Walden for Congress.... Paralympian and sled-dog racer Rachael Scdoris-Salerno will challenge U.S.... She has competed in four of Alaska's Iditarod sled-dog races and as a tandem cyclist at the Paralympics.

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IOC Evaluation Commission impressed by potential Paris 2024 venues
 
 CHINAdaily.com.cn     2017-05-17 kl. 03:30     432 words
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PARIS -- The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission delegation said it was impressed by the Paris bid's enthusiasm as demonstrated in a "productive" and "interesting" one-day venue tour in the French capital on Monday.

Paris and Los Angeles are the two remaining candidate cities vying to host the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Tennis court for the disabled soon in Karnataka
 
 New Indian Express     2017-05-17 kl. 02:59     719 words
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BENGALURU: Sports does not discriminate. However, people with disabilities who love playing tennis are either denied access to the court or given a “mercy case” to be used on days that others don’t.

The idea for the project came when he went to participate in the National Athletic Championship in Delhi in 2005 just to understand the ground reality of the plight of paralympians in the country.
 
   
Thailand and Britain hoopsters move up
 
 The Gulf Today     2017-05-17 kl. 02:32     673 words
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DUBAI: The semi-final line-up in the 9th Fazza Wheelchair Basketball International Championship was finalised at the end of the group stage of the competition at the Maktoum Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum indoor hall at Al Ahli Club in Dubai on Tuesday.

Authority for Youth and Sports Welfare (GAYSW) and the UAE Paralympic Committee.
 
   
Butt Out: Japan is Making it Harder to Quit Smoking
 
 The News Lens     2017-05-17 kl. 02:05     793 words
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A counterproposal being considered by Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) 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.
 
   
Rio 2016 appeal to government to pay outstanding debt
 
 92.9 WLMI     2017-05-17 kl. 01:25     429 words
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3:58 p.m. CDT By Andrew Downie SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's Olympic organizers have asked federal and municipal governments to help them pay back a deficit of 117 million reais ($37.

Brazil's Olympic organizers have asked federal and municipal governments to help them pay back a deficit of 117 million reais ($37.8 million) incurred in the hosting of the Paralympics, the spokesman for the games said on Tuesday.

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Sweden's Ripa to retire from Nordic skiing to focus on Para-canoe career
 
 Big News Network     2017-05-17 kl. 01:14     30 words
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Sweden's Helene Ripa, who won gold at the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympic Games, has announced her retirement from Nordic skiing and will not attempt to qualify for Pyeongchang 2018.

Sweden's Helene Ripa, who won gold at the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympic Games, has announced her retirement from Nordic skiing and will not attempt to qualify for Pyeongchang 2018.
 
   
US Equestrian Announces Michel Assouline as Head of Para-Equestrian Coach Development and High Performance Consultant
 
 Usef.org     2017-05-17 kl. 01:13     596 words
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Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (US Equestrian) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michel Assouline as Head of Para-Equestrian Coach Development and High Performance Consultant.

Our whole sport will benefit from Michel’s experience and guidance, including our athletes aiming for the World Equestrian Games and Paralympics.... During my time as head coach, we earned team gold in every single international championship and numerous individual medals, including two triple gold medalists at the Rio 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
Paralympic Military athletes train at Luke for Desert Challenge Games
 
 DVIDS     2017-05-17 kl. 01:03     608 words
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“This is a great opportunity for these Paralympic athletes, because they are all veterans of one service branch or another,” said Kyle McKinnis, U.S. Paralympics Sports Development manager.

Paralympic Military athletes train at Luke for Desert Challenge Games. “This is a great opportunity for these Paralympic athletes, because they are all veterans of one service branch or another,” said Kyle McKinnis, U.S.... Paralympics Sports Development manager.“Thanks to the Department of Defense and Joint Chiefs of Staff, they are able to come out to Luke Air Force Base to train for their competition at ASU.” The paralympic...
 
   
Majority of Calgarians and Bow Valley residents support Olympic bid, according to new poll
 
 CBC     2017-05-17 kl. 01:03     281 words
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About 64 per cent of those surveyed either supported or strongly supported a bid for the 2026 Winter Games About two-thirds of Calgarians and Bow Valley residents support a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, a new poll suggests.

About 64 per cent of those surveyed either supported or strongly supported a bid for the 2026 Winter Games About two-thirds of Calgarians and Bow Valley residents support a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, a new poll suggests.The
 
   
BRITISH ATHLETICS LAUNCHES #REPRESENT CAMPAIGN AHEAD OF A HOST OF MAJOR CHAMPIONSHIPS ON HOME SOIL - UKA Athletics - News
 
 German Road Races     2017-05-17 kl. 00:54     838 words
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Members of the British Athletics team today called upon all sports fans to join them in London this July and August and #REPRESENT the nation as the “Summer of World Athletics” rapidly approaches.

Uniting the athletes and the fans as one, #REPRESENT will be the official hashtag of the British Athletics team as they embark on the next Olympic and Paralympic cycle leading through to Tokyo 2020....track which hosted the 2012 Paralympic Games.
 
   
She’s Back: Former Gymdogs Star Courtney Kupets Carter Ready To Leave New Legacy At Georgia As Head Coach
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-17 kl. 00:24     924 words
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, 5:09 p.m. (ET) Courtney Kupets competes at the Olympic Games Athens 2004 on Aug. 19, 2004 in Athens, Greece.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “OK, maybe not that fast,” she said, laughing. “But there will be a lot to do this summer, for sure.
 
   
Group to run 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents
 
 Tri-City Herald Online     2017-05-16 kl. 23:42     129 words
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A group led by Miami Marlins president David Samson plans to run seven marathons in seven days on seven continents.

executive Jeff Conine, Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray and Paralympian triathlete Sarah Reinertsen.

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U.S. Men's Hockey Team Reels Off 6 Straight Wins En Route To World Championship Quarterfinals
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-16 kl. 23:42     588 words
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, 4:15 p.m. (ET) Kevin Hayes (C) celebrates with Johnny Gaudreau (L) and Nick Bjugstad (R) after scoring the third goal against Russia at the 2017 IIHF Men's Ice Hockey World Championship at Lanxess Arena on May 16, 2017 in Cologne, Germany.

the game. “Our guys stayed with it though and didn’t panic.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Scottsdale Schools honors student-athletes at All-City Athletic Awards
 
 Scottsdale Independent     2017-05-16 kl. 23:27     1038 words
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Members of the All-City Team which features student-athletes from SUSD’s five high schools who play track and field, tennis, softball and baseball. These student-athletes were honored at the All-City Athletic Awards Banquet Monday, May 15 at the McCormick.

Ms. Henderson is the American record holder in the Paralympic long jump as well as world record holder in the pole vault.
 
   
Olympics – Rio 2016 appeal to government to pay outstanding debts – Channel NewsAsia
 
 Breaking.com.ng     2017-05-16 kl. 23:24     343 words
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Channel NewsAsia Olympics – Rio 2016 appeal to government to pay outstanding debts Channel NewsAsia SAO PAULO: Brazil’s Olympic organisers have asked federal and municipal governments to help them pay back a deficit of 117 million reais (29.

Brazil’s Olympic organisers have asked federal and municipal governments to help them pay back a deficit of 117 million reais (29.26 million pounds) incurred in the hosting of the Paralympics, the spokesman for the games said on Tuesday. and
 
   
IOC officials impressed with Paris Olympic sites
 
 Straits Times     2017-05-16 kl. 23:10     367 words
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PARIS • Olympic officials admitted that they would have to "really nitpick" to find fault after spending Monday inspecting potential sites for the Paris bid for the 2024 Summer Games.

Also at the Stade de France to press home the advantage of choosing Paris were Beijing Games 100m swimming champion Alain Bernard and multiple Paralympic champion Marie-Amelie le Fur.
 
   
Olympics-Rio 2016 appeal to government to pay outstanding debts
 
 NewsR.in     2017-05-16 kl. 23:05     39 words
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Brazil's Olympic organisers have asked federal and municipal governments to help them pay back a deficit of 117 million reais ($37.8 million) incurred in the hosting of the Paralympics, the spokesman for the games said on Tuesday.

Brazil's Olympic organisers have asked federal and municipal governments to help them pay back a deficit of 117 million reais ($37.8 million) incurred in the hosting of the Paralympics, the spokesman for the games said on Tuesday.

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Olympics-Rio 2016 appeal to government to pay outstanding debts
 
 Yahoo! Sports UK and Ireland     2017-05-16 kl. 22:55     429 words
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SAO PAULO, May 16 (Reuters) - Brazil's Olympic organisers have asked federal and municipal governments to help them pay back a deficit of 117 million reais ($37.

Brazil's Olympic organisers have asked federal and municipal governments to help them pay back a deficit of 117 million reais ($37.8 million) incurred in the hosting of the Paralympics, the spokesman for the games said on Tuesday.

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Volunteers needed for marathon in Delaware
 
 Delaware Gazette     2017-05-16 kl. 22:38     697 words
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Volunteers are needed for the New Moon Half & Quarter Marathon and the Crescent Moon 5K in downtown Delaware next weekend. Registrations for the event’s fourth year have surpassed last year at nearly 1,200 runners and walkers.

Among the participants will include “18 champions” from Team Heart & Sole, he said. “Champions are disabled athletes that are supported by a team of 4-6 runners who take turns pushing them throughout the selected distance.” It will be
 
   
Ards Swimming Club keep raising bar to stay on the glory trail
 
 Big News Network     2017-05-16 kl. 21:50     28 words
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At the recent Ulster Age Group Championships, the club walked away with an incredible 43 gold, 32 silver and 19 bronze medals.

At the recent Ulster Age Group Championships, the club walked away with an incredible 43 gold, 32 silver and 19 bronze medals.While Paralympic gold medallist Bethany F.
 
   
FIBA secretary general calls for National Federations to support wheelchair
 
 Inside The Games     2017-05-16 kl. 21:42     237 words
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Michael Pavitt Tuesday, 16 May 2017 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) secretary general Patrick Baumann has called for national governing bodies to support wheelchair basketball.

The IWBF were founded in 1993 as a sport-specific independent Paralympic governing body.

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Double Paralympic champion Kunieda makes strong start at Japan Open
 
 Inside The Games     2017-05-16 kl. 21:42     392 words
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Max Winters Tuesday, 16 May 2017 Double Paralympic men's singles champion Shingo Kunieda made it through to the second round of the Japan Open, part of the UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour.

Double Paralympic champion Kunieda makes strong start at Japan Open.... Max Winters Tuesday, 16 May 2017 Double Paralympic men's singles champion Shingo Kunieda made it through to the second round of the Japan Open, part of the UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis...
 
   
Mattamy Homes extends support for Canada’s cyclists
 
 Triathlonbusiness.com     2017-05-16 kl. 21:39     544 words
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Mattamy Homes, North America’s largest privately owned home builder, has extended its financial support for Canada’s elite cyclists.

total of four medal-winning performances at the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics as well as breakthrough results at the World Cup and World Championships level.

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52 Palaro medalists get cash incentives from City Hall
 
 The Daily Guardian     2017-05-16 kl. 21:38     265 words
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STUDENT-athletes of Iloilo City receive their certificates and cash gift after winning medals in the 2017 Palarong Pambansa in Antique.

Endress, who represented the athletics boys in the Paralympics event, snatched the gold medal in 4×100-meter relay, silver medal in the running long jump, and bronze medal in the 200-meter run.
 
   
Past SWISStrong features share happy news
 
 FOX47News     2017-05-16 kl. 21:24     147 words
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We have heartwarming updates to a couple of our #SWISStrong stories. Remember last month -- when we introduced you to 26-year-old Brittany Mckenzie, a cancer survivor whose life-long dream was to be a mom? Well...

He's the pediatric cancer survivor we introduced you last June, as he was training for the Paralympics.
 
   
USA Track & Field Announces Finalists To Host 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-16 kl. 21:21     500 words
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, 1:57 p.m. (ET) A detail of hurdles is seen at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Track and Field at Hayward Field on July 8, 2016 in Eugene, Ore.

We look forward to completing the process and planning a great event in 2020.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Paris v LA in Olympic bid - would loser in 2024 vote accept 2028 Games?
 
 Breaking.com.ng     2017-05-16 kl. 20:59     411 words
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Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and LA 2024 Chairman Casey Wasserman tell BBC Sport’s Dan Roan whether they would be happy to host the 2028 Summer Olympic Games if the 2024 event was awarded to their rival.

renderings, the LA 2024 opening and closing ceremonies would be held at Rams Stadium, along with Olympic and Paralympic archery… The Latest:

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Paris 2024 chief executive denies conflict of interest after company he founded awarded contracts to work for bid
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-16 kl. 20:42     757 words
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Paris 2024 chief executive Étienne Thobois has claimed that there is no risk of spiraling costs if the French capital is successful in its Olympic and Paralympic bid.

Paris 2024 chief executive Étienne Thobois has claimed that there is no risk of spiraling costs if the French capital is successful in its Olympic and Paralympic bid.Thobois, speaking at the end of an International Olympic Committee (IOC)

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Athletes for the Earth
 
 EnvironmentGuru.com     2017-05-16 kl. 20:22     406 words
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Meet our Earth Day Network’s Athletes for the Earth™ campaign brings Olympic and professional athletes to the environmental movement as spokespeople for Earth Day and for increased environ- mental awareness and activism.

Amy Purdy, world-class American snowboarder and 2014 Paralympic bronze medalist.
 
   
Klean Athlete® Amplifies Commitment To Clean Sport With Expanded Klean Team Roster
 
 WTOC TV     2017-05-16 kl. 20:19     921 words
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SOURCE Klean Athlete Elite-level athletes team up with Klean Athlete to advance fair competition PITTSBURGH The Klean Team members range from weekend

With the amount of stress put on my body throughout the season, Klean Athlete allows me to help keep my body competing at the highest level at all times."*Matt Scott, professional wheelchair basketball player, 2016 gold medal–winning Paralympian

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Building Off Rio Experience, Archer Mackenzie Brown Eyes Big Gains In Next Olympic Quad
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-16 kl. 19:50     846 words
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, 12:08 p.m. (ET) Mackenzie Brown competes in the women's ranking round at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 at the Sambodromo Olympic Archery venue on Aug. 5, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Paralympic: Gracelino Barbosa becomes 100m world champion in Thailand
 
 Inforpress     2017-05-16 kl. 19:50     151 words
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Praia, May 16 (Inforpress) – The Cabo Verdean international Paralympian athlete Gracelino Barbosa won today’s world champion in the 100 meters

Paralympic: Gracelino Barbosa becomes 100m world champion in Thailand.... Praia, May 16 (Inforpress) – The Cabo Verdean international Paralympian athlete Gracelino Barbosa won today’s world champion in the 100 meters. ...competition in the T-20...
 
   
Liam Malone prepared to sacrifice Tokyo Paralympics for new goal of becoming faster than Usain Bolt
 
 ONE News     2017-05-16 kl. 19:33     40 words
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| 1 NEWS NOW | TVNZ John McKenzie   1 NEWS Sport Reporter The Kiwi sprinter says he constantly wants to achieve something new, but breaking records will also mean he breaks competition rules.

Liam Malone prepared to sacrifice Tokyo Paralympics for new goal of becoming faster than Usain Bolt. | 1 NEWS NOW | TVNZ John McKenzie   1 NEWS Sport Reporter The Kiwi sprinter says he constantly wants to achieve something new, but breaking records
 
   
A line-up of speakers are set to speak at the AQ Conference
 
 Qatar Living     2017-05-16 kl. 19:22     928 words
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A line-up of renowned influential speakers are set to speak at the anticipated Accessible Qatar Conference this May Under the patronage of H.E.

Local Speakers Nasser Al Maslamani, Director of Planning and Quality, Qatar Tourism Authority Najla Al Obaidan, Senior Architect, Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy Ameer Al Mulla, Executive Director, Qatar Paralympic Committee (QPC)

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#2024SECONDES : Elior Group’s challenge to the French for their well-being
 
 4 Traders     2017-05-16 kl. 19:14     393 words
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To support the Paris 2024 Olympics and Paralympics bid, Elior Group launches, from May 15 until June 30, the #2024secondes* challenge via the Objectif Paris 2024 app**.

To support the Paris 2024 Olympics and Paralympics bid, Elior Group launches, from May 15 until June 30, the #2024secondes* challenge via the Objectif Paris 2024 app**.During their lunch, snack or dinner break, Elior Group invites the French to
 
   
Inside Events: Veterans Adaptive Sports
 
 Sports Destination Management     2017-05-16 kl. 18:58     1061 words
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By: Mary Helen Sprecher An Interview with Doug Tuttle, Executive Director www.veteransadaptivesports.org Veterans Adaptive Sports promotes rehabilitation of disabled military service veterans through adaptive sports.

Paralympic Ski Team.... We got him out to a ski clinic and someone saw him and approached him and talked to him about going out for the Paralympics.
 
   
Lima 2019 head claims next Pan American Games will be ready on time
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-16 kl. 18:46     490 words
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Lima 2019 Organising Committee President Carlos Neuhaus has claimed the Peruvian capital will complete work for the next edition of the Pan American Games on time.

There are concerns about the ongoing preparations for Lima 2019 © This could coincide with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session in Lima on September 13, where the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics will be awarded to either Los Angeles or

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Legally blind sled-dog racer plans to run for congress
 
 Miami Herald     2017-05-16 kl. 18:39     116 words
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A legally blind woman who has competed in four of Alaska's Iditarod sled-dog races has announced she will be running for congress. KTVZ-TV reports (http://bit.

She has competed in the Paralympics in tandem cycling and has worked much of her life at her father's sled-dog ride business at Mt.

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New cost-cutting rules by the National Lotteries Commission could destroy Cinderella sports
 
 Sowetan     2017-05-16 kl. 18:32     638 words
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Cinderella sports face ruin if new cost-cutting rules by the National Lotteries Commission (NLC) are imposed‚ top SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) officials have warned.

If you can’t deliver teams and prepare athletes‚ there’s no point.” The biggest casualties would be Olympic and Paralympic athletes who receive Sascoc’s Operation Excellence funding‚ which totalled tens of millions of rands in the

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Calgary Bid Exploration Committee releases survey results
 
 City of Calgary     2017-05-16 kl. 18:21     333 words
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Today, the Calgary Bid Exploration Committee (CBEC) is releasing the results of a formal quantitative survey that was launched in an effort to understand public opinions surrounding a potential 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (OPWG) bid.

Today, the Calgary Bid Exploration Committee (CBEC) is releasing the results of a formal quantitative survey that was launched in an effort to understand public opinions surrounding a potential 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (OPWG)

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The Week In Team USA Results: May 9-15
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-16 kl. 18:19     718 words
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, 11:48 a.m. (ET) Joe Berenyi competes at the UCI Para-cycling Road World Cup on May 12, 2017 in Maniago, Italy. Sign up to receive Team USA Sports Scene , a weekly digital newsletter that highlights standout performances of U.S.

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Peterborough paralympian James Fox helps launch sporting fund to create lasting legacy
 
 Fastnewsuk.org     2017-05-16 kl. 18:19     127 words
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Every month each of Persimmon's 30 regional businesses – including the company headquarters in Peterborough – will hand out £750 to either an individual or sportsperson in the area. The money is to be spent on sports kit, equipment, coaching or facilities.

Peterborough paralympian James Fox helps launch sporting fund to create lasting legacy.... The money is to be spent on sports kit, equipment, coaching or facilities.A PARALYMPIAN from Maldon has given his backing to a new programme aimed at giving away...
 
   
World glory for Great Britain quad squad
 
 All Together Now     2017-05-16 kl. 18:07     282 words
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GREAT Britain’s quad wheelchair tennis team won their fifth BNP Paribas World Team Cup title in Sardinia, defeating Israel 2-1.

The GB 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.

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Asahi: Enabling Flexible BI side-by-side Standard solutions
 
 SlideShare.net     2017-05-16 kl. 18:02     991 words
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Upcoming SlideShare Loading in … 5 1. Asahi Breweries Europe Ltd A subsidiary of Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.

32,000 people No.1 in the Japanese beer market with over 49.6% market share 60 mhl of products sold worldwide (out of which 40 mhl in Europe) Asahi is a Gold partner of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics and there is a countdown clock to the
 
   
Southampton change sponsor on shirt to promote disabled charity
 
 Sky Sports     2017-05-16 kl. 18:00     188 words
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Southampton will swap their shirt sponsor for their match against Manchester United to raise awareness of disability discrimination in football

As part of the night, Paralympic gold medallist Richard Whitehead MBE will help coach five supporters for a half-time penalty shootout in a bid to raise up to £25,000 for the charity.

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Don't let disabilities hold you back
 
 Tower Hamlets London Borough Council     2017-05-16 kl. 17:56     375 words
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The sun was out and residents made the most of it by taking part in a sports day at Mile End Stadium.

Boccia, the popular precision ball game played in dozens of countries at Paralympic level, was very popular with participants.
 
   
Klean Athlete® Amplifies Commitment To Clean Sport With Expanded Klean Team Roster
 
 PR Newswire     2017-05-16 kl. 17:41     1121 words
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Elite-level athletes team up with Klean Athlete to advance fair competition News provided by 11:35 ET Share this article PITTSBURGH, May 16,

With the amount of stress put on my body throughout the season, Klean Athlete allows me to help keep my body competing at the highest level at all times."* Matt Scott, professional wheelchair basketball player, 2016 gold medal–winning Paralympian

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Diversity means business
 
 BritishComputerSociety     2017-05-16 kl. 17:36     1427 words
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The link between increased business performance and inclusivity is hard to deny. But to feel the benefits, organisations need to make diversity part of their DNA, writes Martin Cooper AMBCS.

Along with being an author on the subject, Frost is formerly Head of Diversity and Inclusion for the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Premier League teams taking their holidays mid-season
 
 The Guardian     2017-05-16 kl. 17:33     1794 words
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In today’s Fiver: Arsenal, Man City and Jamie Redknapp’s powers of divination SPRING BREAK Football never stops. Except at the end of this week, when the Premier League ends and the prospect of a long barren summer with no football looms.

By Stuart James. Gold-gong winning Paralympian Jonnie Peacock on why going to the toilet at a match .

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Brazilian Olympic Committee set to be target of Federal Police investigation
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-16 kl. 17:10     674 words
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Federal Police in Brazil are reportedly preparing a major operation against the country's sports federations with the ultimate target being the National Olympic Committee. Brazilian-based news outlet veja.

Brazilian-based news outlet veja.com has reported as such at a time when the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games are the subject of corruption allegations.... In April, it was alleged that former Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes was named in another corruption scandal after it was alleged he received bribes from construction company Odebrecht in connection with contracts for the Olympic and Paralympic...

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Seven Marathons, on Seven Continents, in Seven Days
 
 Morningstar.com     2017-05-16 kl. 17:02     362 words
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A new team called “Hold the Plane” was formed to compete in next year’s World Marathon Challenge, an awe-inspiring sporting event that demands its participants complete seven marathons in seven days, traveling to every corner of the globe.

team is comprised of an eclectic mix of individuals representing all walks of life, including: a Major League Baseball All-Star, Major League Baseball team President, Boston Marathon Race Director, Paralympian triathlete, reality TV star and Playboy

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Seven Marathons, on Seven Continents, in Seven Days
 
 Minyanville     2017-05-16 kl. 17:01     97 words
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A new team called “Hold the Plane” was formed to compete in next year’s World Marathon Challenge, an awe-inspiring sporting event that demands

globe. The team is comprised of an eclectic mix of individuals representing all walks of life, including: a Major League Baseball All-Star, Major League Baseball team President, Boston Marathon Race Director, Paralympian triathlete, reality TV star and
 
   
Seven Marathons, on Seven Continents, in Seven Days
 
 Business Wire     2017-05-16 kl. 16:59     320 words
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MIAMI--( BUSINESS WIRE )--A new team called “Hold the Plane” was formed to compete in next year’s World Marathon Challenge, an awe-inspiring sporting

The team is comprised of an eclectic mix of individuals representing all walks of life, including: a Major League Baseball All-Star, Major League Baseball team President, Boston Marathon Race Director, Paralympian triathlete, reality TV star and

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Rio 2016 champions continue form in Gavirate
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-16 kl. 16:57     384 words
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Para rowers especially tested the new 2,000m distance format.

Para rowers especially tested the new 2,000m distance format.Roman Polianskyi and Great Britain’s mixed coxed four crew were among the Paralympic champions to shine at the first major international regatta of the season held 12-14 May in Gavirate,
 
   
Para athletics explained - Seated throws
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-16 kl. 16:57     808 words
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Great Britain’s Paralympic, world and European champion Jo Butterfield explains what seated throwing involves.

Seated throws. Great Britain’s Paralympic, world and European champion Jo Butterfield explains what seated throwing involves.Great Britain’s Paralympic, world and European F51 champion Jo Butterfield competes in both the club throw and discus events,...
 
   
Best of British: Aled Davies
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-16 kl. 16:57     871 words
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Training alongside Olympic champions in the USA helped the reigning Paralympic shot put F42 champion recover his hunger for victory. Aled Davies is the reigning Paralympic, world and European shot put F42 champion.

Best of British: Aled Davies. Training alongside Olympic champions in the USA helped the reigning Paralympic shot put F42 champion recover his hunger for victory.... Aled Davies is the reigning Paralympic, world and European shot put F42 champion.He is a...
 
   
Shooting Para Sport World Cup in Croatia announced
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-16 kl. 16:57     359 words
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Shooters will gather in Osijek in September for a chance to qualify for the 2018 World Championships. World Shooting Para Sport has announced that a World Cup in Osijek, Croatia, has been added to the competition calendar between 22-26 September.

Paralympic Games , and this year they will try to qualify for the World Championships. “The Streljana Pampas Osijek range and venue is well equipped and the organisers are very experienced.... Around 300 shooters from 60 countries will take their first chance to grab quota places for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic...
 
   
GVA secures planning for world class sports training cetnre
 
 East Midlands Business News     2017-05-16 kl. 16:54     634 words
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  The Planning, Development and Regeneration (PDR) team at real estate adviser GVA has secured planning permission on behalf of Loughborough University for a new state-of-the art national sports training centre.

It is hoped that the centre will be used by Team GB Olympians and Paralympians training for the 2020 Games in Tokyo....programmes. Alongside UK Sport, the University works closely with, Sport England, the British Olympic Association, the British Paralympic...

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Hampshire female sailing team cruise to victory in charity sailing event
 
 Fire     2017-05-16 kl. 16:40     609 words
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From left to right: Lucy Robinson, Charlie Ashman, Amy Beams, Maisie Rudkin, Mary Rook, Jo Chaplin, Katie Loates, Jill Horn, Libby Greenhalgh and Dee Caffari, MBE.

The team benefited from the skills of Helena Lucas who won gold at the Paralympics in 2012 and was later made an MBE.
 
   
Fast-tracking the ‘conspiracy crime’ bill
 
 Japan Times     2017-05-16 kl. 16:35     733 words
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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition looks ready to push the controversial amendment to the law against organized crimes — which would

In stressing the need for the legislation as an anti-terrorism effort, Abe went on to say that Japan cannot host the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo without enacting the law — which sounds hollow given that the need for the

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ATOS : announces partnership with Inventy to deliver improved operational efficiency, security, agility and cost reductions to its SAP customers
 
 4 Traders     2017-05-16 kl. 16:34     769 words
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, a leader in digital transformation, and , an innovative software Publisher for SAP solutions, announce a new partnership enabling to rapidly deliver

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

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Essentia Water Hits Primetime with First National Integrated Brand Campaign
 
 Business Wire     2017-05-16 kl. 16:09     950 words
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BOTHELL, Wash.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Today, Essentia Water , the pioneer of ionized alkaline bottled water in the U.S.

VP of Content Strategy at Complex Media; and Justin Widhalm , a Paralympic athlete from the U.S.

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Driver? What driver? Electric atmosphere at Harrods and Ultimate boy’s toy?
 
 Focus on Transport & Logistics     2017-05-16 kl. 16:07     1736 words
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Can you imagine climbing into a bus and noticing that it has no driver? This could soon become commonplace in Japan...

With just three years to go until the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
Gear up for first RaceRunning event at Queen Margaret University
 
 Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce     2017-05-16 kl. 16:00     436 words
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The new sport of RaceRunning for people with severe mobility difficulties will be the topic of a research seminar held at Queen Margaret University (QMU) on Saturday 27th May 2017.

The special event will be introduced by Danish Paralympic gold medallist and inventor of the Running Bike, Connie Hansen....included in future Paralympic games.
 
   
Running Saved My Life
 
 Great Run     2017-05-16 kl. 15:59     870 words
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I was diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in 1989 after leaving the military. Unlike many others I did not experience combat but suffered in a different way. For 28 years I lived with this without any intervention of help for the condition.

To enter the London Stadium and run on the track where our Olympic and Paralympic heroes have ran will be incredible.
 
   
Major ethical issues are challenging sport in our communities
 
 Offaly Express     2017-05-16 kl. 15:37     539 words
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Aoife Lane, Professor Ciarán Ó Caitháin, Professor Niall Moyna, Ruth Wood-Martin, Dr Mary McDonnell Naughton, Dr Niall Seery Drugs in sport,

It is vital to ensure that we understand and explore these ethical issues to ensure that we are able to best respond to these challenges.” Paralympian Mark Rohan was a guest speaker at the seminar and spoke passionately to the audience.
 
   
Olympic silver medallist Creveling given four-year doping ban
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-16 kl. 15:35     349 words
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Olympic silver medallist Chris Creveling will miss next year's Winter Games in Pyeongchang after he was banned for four years by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).

"Clomiphene is a specified substance in the class of hormone and metabolic modulators and is prohibited at all times under the USADA protocol for Olympic and Paralympic Movement Testing, the United States Olympic Committee National Anti-Doping

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Para Ice Hockey Sport Forum held in Frankfurt
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-16 kl. 15:35     170 words
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Nineteen representatives from 13 countries attended the event, which covered topics such as classification, equipment and competition structure.

country. Representatives from both the PyeongChang 2018 and Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games Organising Committees participated in the event to learn more about Para ice hockey and network with the different countries.
 
   
AD Candidate Karr visits first
 
 North Wind Online     2017-05-16 kl. 15:08     256 words
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The first of three candidates for the Northern Michigan University athletic director position, Forrest Karr, visited campus and held forums for students and the community on Tuesday, April 10.

He would also consider the addition of Paralympic sports and said funding for it has grown in certain years.
 
   
Pride of the North East: We reveal celebs set to honour the very best of our region
 
 Newshandle.com     2017-05-16 kl. 15:08     482 words
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Local stars including Jermain Defoe and Vicky Pattison will gather to praise the people who make us all proud to live in the North East.

Our red carpet will feature Paralympic medal-winning discuss and club thrower Stephen Miller, from Cramlington, along with track and field sprinter Richard Kilty, from Middlesbrough.

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Gideon Spanier: Firms win by taking creatives in-house
 
 London Evening Standard     2017-05-16 kl. 15:06     783 words
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Gideon Spanier Tuesday 16 May 2017 13:36 BST Warner Music has poached the duo behind Channel 4's “We're the Superhumans” campaign to promote the 2016 Paralympics Channel 4/YouTube

Gideon Spanier Tuesday 16 May 2017 13:36 BST Warner Music has poached the duo behind Channel 4's “We're the Superhumans” campaign to promote the 2016 Paralympics Channel 4/YouTube.... Allison and Bovill are best known for Channel 4's epic “We're the Superhumans” campaign to promote the 2016 Paralympics...
 
   
Khairuldin, The Blind Masseur
 
 Ipoh Echo     2017-05-16 kl. 14:59     605 words
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A few months after sitting for his Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia examination, Khairuldin Mazli, 26, was found to suffer from glaucoma. It began with him having blurry vision accompanied by a lingering headache.

He played at the 2016 Rio Paralympic qualifying rounds.
 
   
The Founder opens at cinemas this Friday.
 
 Showbiz in FULL HD     2017-05-16 kl. 14:51     10684 words
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?THE FOUNDER Age Restriction: 10-12PG Running Time: 115min Director: John Lee Hancock Cast: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch

exploring the events leading to the tragic Valentine’s Day killing of Reeva Steenkamp by Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.
 
   
Law Firm's Boccia Club Plays First Official League Fixtures
 
 Irwin Mitchell     2017-05-16 kl. 14:47     623 words
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The Irwin Mitchell Leeds Boccia Club (IM Leeds Boccia) has competed in its first ever National Boccia League fixtures at the weekend at Armley Leisure Centre – a major step for the club since it began in September 2015.

Boccia, a Paralympic sport, is an accessible and fully inclusive sport which involves players rolling, throwing or kicking a ball towards a jack from a sitting position....importantly, helping people embrace sport and to look to the future after they have suffered serious injury or disability.” Samuel Hill, Solicitor The law firm has a history of supporting Paralympic...
 
   
Saints to wear Scope logo against United
 
 SOUTHAMPTON FC     2017-05-16 kl. 14:31     191 words
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Southampton's players will wear the Scope logo on their kit during tomorrow night's game against Manchester United, after Virgin Media donated their shirt sponsorship to the disability charity for the match.

As part of the night, Paralympic gold medallist and avid football fan Richard Whitehead MBE will help coach five Saints supporters for a half-time penalty shootout to raise up to £25,000 for Scope.

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Jonnie Peacock: football needs to up its game over disabled fans
 
 The Guardian     2017-05-16 kl. 14:27     874 words
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Paralympics star says disabled fans ‘want to enjoy games like anyone else.

Paralympics star says disabled fans ‘want to enjoy games like anyone else.They don’t want anything else, whether it’s struggling to find a toilet or discrimination’ In 2012 it was not only the athletes who broke records at the Paralympic

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Robinson Mendez retires from wheelchair tennis
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-16 kl. 14:13     170 words
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Chile’s four-time Paralympian will now devote himself entirely to Para canoe, hoping to qualify for Tokyo 2020.

Chile’s four-time Paralympian will now devote himself entirely to Para canoe, hoping to qualify for Tokyo 2020.Chilean Robinson Mendez announced his retirement from wheelchair tennis in a Facebook post after a career that spanned over 17 years and
 
   
A diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis led Pam Relph from the army to the Paralympics just in time to win gold twice
 
 BioPortfolio     2017-05-16 kl. 14:13     141 words
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Pam Relph’s heartbreak when she was medically discharged from the army due to psoriatic arthritis was rapidly followed by elation at finding herself on the British Paralympic rowing team, training for the 2012 London Paralympic Games.

A diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis led Pam Relph from the army to the Paralympics just in time to win gold twice.... Pam Relph’s heartbreak when she was medically discharged from the army due to psoriatic arthritis was rapidly followed by elation at finding herself on the British Paralympic rowing team, training for the 2012 London Paralympic...
 
   
Peterborough paralympian James Fox helps launch sporting fund to create
 
 Peterborough Today     2017-05-16 kl. 14:00     25 words
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Paralympic rower, James Fox and Managing Director of Persimmon East Pic - Richard Marsham/RMG Photography

Peterborough paralympian James Fox helps launch sporting fund to create. ...lasting legacy.Paralympic rower, James Fox and Managing Director of Persimmon East Pic -
 
   
PM Lee visits Singapore Sports Institute, drops in on some national athletes
 
 Straits Times     2017-05-16 kl. 13:56     311 words
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SINGAPORE - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong visited the Singapore Sports Institute (SSI) on Tuesday afternoon, dropping in on some national athletes who were training at the facility.

He said: "Team Singapore athletes did us proud at last year's Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics.

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Commemorative tarpaulins at the Olympic and Paralympic headquarters,
 
 El Digital D Barcelona     2017-05-16 kl. 12:46     154 words
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Published on 16/05/2017 at 09:03 h.

Commemorative tarpaulins at the Olympic and Paralympic headquarters,Published on 16/05/2017 at 09:03 h.To mark the celebrations for the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Barcelona Olympic and Paralympic Games, the twenty-one facilities that made up the
 
   
Liam Malone graduates from university after juggling study with Paralympic training
 
 App.ViralNewsChart.com     2017-05-16 kl. 12:34     6 words
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Liam Malone graduates from university after juggling study with Paralympic training.
 
   
Looking Back on Partners ’17
 
 Sport for Business     2017-05-16 kl. 11:54     973 words
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Partners ’17 brought together 100 leaders from the worlds of sport and business at the Sport Ireland National Sports Campus yesterday for a morning of learning about what makes a great relationship between the two sides.

ourselves into peoples consciousness as a brand they can trust, that will do the right thing and will be there.” There was a Pitch Showcase which highlighted opportunities ranging from international to hyper local and gave a platform for Paralympic
 
   
2024 Olympic Games: A strategic choice for the future of African sport - 5 minutes ago
 
 East African Standard     2017-05-16 kl. 11:40     848 words
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[PHOTO: COURTESY] As sport representatives from 54 African countries gather this week in Djibouti for the General Assembly of the Association of

Olympic and Paralympic Games.... This commitment has been an inspiration to the Los Angeles 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee as we seek to put forward a Games plan with a lasting global impact, and it has also provided us with invaluable insights...

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Double gold lifts Dimitri Coutya to No. 1
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-16 kl. 11:30     523 words
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Hungary’s Richard Osvath also claimed two wins at the World Cup in Stadskanaal. "...with the win comes the knowledge that I will have to work twice as hard...

He beat Brazil’s London 2012 Paralympic champion Jovane Guissone 15-9 in the final to cap an incredible tournament.... "Lots of hard work from a very large team has paid off,” said Coutya, who made his Paralympic debut at Rio 2016 . “I've been so close...
 
   
Macron to boost Paris 2024 Olympic bid at Lima vote
 
 AFP     2017-05-16 kl. 11:25     612 words
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French President Emmanuel Macron will travel to Lima for the IOC's September 13 vote on the 2024 Olympics, Paris bid team member Guy Drut announced on Tuesday.

"I'm right with you on your venture for the Olympics, Paralympics and the 2024 objective," he declared.

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How a Hong Kong inventor conquered his demons to improve lives
 
 South China Morning Post     2017-05-16 kl. 11:21     709 words
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David Cheung Wai-sun is not your typical engineer. As a child, he battled severe depression because of family violence and poverty. By the time he was 13, he had attempted suicide five times.

The Hong Kong Paralympian inspiring others to chase their dream After his professor referred him to a doctor with connections to a retirement home, Cheung shopped the detector around.
 
   
ATOS : Two-speed IT policy becomes a reality with Atos and OutSystems
 
 SPi World News     2017-05-16 kl. 11:01     905 words
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World News: 10:00 GMT Tuesday 16th May 2017 .

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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