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Aron Anderson - Vägen är viktigare än målet
 
 Sapir     2017-05-17 kl. 18:00     889 words
 
FOKUS. Äventyraren Aron Anderson har bestigit Kebneikaise i rullstol, åkt skidor över Antarktis till Sydpolen och simmat över Ålands hav för att samla in pengar till Barncancerfonden. UTMANING.

Aron satsade till slut på friidrott och var bland annat en av de svenska olympierna i Paralympics i Beijing, 2008.
 
   
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SUPER SAMMI’S WORLD RECORD
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-05-18 kl. 08:14     110 words
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0 Have your say Berwickshire’s sensational Sammi Kinghorn earned her stars and stripes in the United States as she smashed the T53 200m world record at the Arizona Grand Prix last week.

It was a superb performance by the Rio Paralympian wheelchair racer who is coached by Ian Mirfin – although they were unaware of the world record until a few hours afterwards.
 
   
City's celebrities feature on coffee cups
 
 Portsmouth Today     2017-05-18 kl. 08:13     371 words
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Paralympian medallist Lauren Steadman Thursday 18 May 2017

Paralympian medallist Lauren Steadman Thursday 18 May 2017.... Now they have been joined by Paralympic medallist Lauren Steadman.... Lauren won a silver medal at the Paralympic Games in Rio last year, competing in the paratriathlon.

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Hayling Islander (web)
 
   
SIS to Fuel Cycling Australia To Tokyo 2020
 
 MoneyAM     2017-05-18 kl. 08:05     631 words
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For immediate release 18th May 2017 SCIENCE IN SPORT PLC ("SiS" or the "Company") Science in Sport plc The supplier deal will run for four

Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Channel 4 executive who poached Bake Off favourite to land top job
 
 The Guardian     2017-05-18 kl. 08:03     815 words
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Jay Hunt would be first woman to run a UK broadcaster larger than Channel 5 if appointed chief executive following final interviews Jay Hunt is understood to have the backing of the outgoing chief executive, David Abraham.

Channel 4 won a TV Bafta for its coverage of the London 2012 Paralympics (although the brave decision to buy the TV rights was made by Hunt’s predecessor, Kevin Lygo, now programme boss at ITV).
 
   
LA Olympic Organizers Put Their Plans on Display
 
 Solonews.net     2017-05-18 kl. 07:14     473 words
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The Los Angeles 2024 logo is painted on the field at the Rose Bowl Stadium, a proposed Olympic venue, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Pasadena, Calif.

It said the Evaluation Commission members also would be given a "comprehensive tour" of the facilities on the UCLA campus that Los Angeles officials plan to use as the Olympic and Paralympic Village, where the athletes will be housed.

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Sandbach United host Crewe Alexandra legends
 
 North West Counties Football League     2017-05-18 kl. 07:02     378 words
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Thu 18th May 2017 | Sandbach United By Ian Templeman On Saturday 3rd June 2017 at 3pm, Sandbach United will face a team of Crewe Alexandra legends and guests in our annual charity fixture in support of the Caudwell Children’s Charity.

They also run the enable sports programme for talented disabled athletes and provide destination dream holidays for children fighting life threatening conditions.
 
   
Canberra Paralympics great Michael Milton gearing up for ultra-marathon test in Ultra-Trail world tour
 
 The Sydney News     2017-05-18 kl. 06:35     36 words
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Imagine running nearly 50 kilometres in an ultra-marathon and getting close to the end, only to be met with 951 stairs between you and the finish line.It sounds tough.

Canberra Paralympics great Michael Milton gearing up for ultra-marathon test in Ultra-Trail world tour.
 
   
Henrico’s Top Teachers – Rebekah Goemaat
 
 Henrico Citizen     2017-05-18 kl. 06:28     901 words
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By Tom Lappas, Citizen Editor 05/17/17 If Rebekah Goemaat seems to bring the perspective of a social worker inside her classroom at Quioccasin Middle School, there's a good reason for it. She once was one.

That prevents the type of unintentionally patronizing situations that occur when teams attempt to involved disabled athletes for a play or two but simply let them score, Goemaat said.
 
   
Wheelchair tennis player will be among N. Ky. Sports Hall of Fame award-winners on June 3
 
 Northern KY Tribune     2017-05-18 kl. 05:48     443 words
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By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter Emmy Kaiser, the nation’s top-ranked wheelchair tennis player in women’s singles, will be one of four award-winners at the Northern Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame’s reunion meeting at 11 a.m.

Her career records are 218-111 in singles and 107-93 in doubles, which includes matches at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.
 
   
Paralympian Steve Peace Discovered The Trike, And Now He Wants Others To Join Him
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-18 kl. 05:20     792 words
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, 2:50 p.m. (ET) Steve Peace competed on a trike at the Paralympic Games London 2012. While in the Navy, Steve Peace enjoyed riding bikes when the chance presented itself. In fact, he even won a small local race.

Paralympian Steve Peace Discovered The Trike, And Now He Wants Others To Join Him. , 2:50 p.m.... (ET) Steve Peace competed on a trike at the Paralympic Games London 2012.... So what exactly is a trike? “With trike racing, you take a normal bike with two wheels and you split the back axle,” said Peace, who picked up the discipline in 2009 and went on to compete in the Paralympic...
 
   
BMX, Road, Track, Mountain – What’s The Difference? A Look At The Types of Olympic Bikes
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-18 kl. 05:20     1069 words
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, 4:09 p.m. (ET) May is National Bike Month. For Team USA athletes and staff, however, their bikes are an everyday focus. “We spend years doing this,” said Jim Miller, the vice president of athletics at USA Cycling.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Olympic Champs Davis, White Join Cheryl Burke’s “Love On The Floor” Dance Tour
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-18 kl. 05:20     199 words
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, 6:16 p.m. (ET) Meryl Davis and Charlie White perform in 'Amazing on Ice' at Capital Indoor Stadium on July 15, 2016 in Beijing. LOS ANGELES -- Olympic ice dancing champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White have a new gig on solid footing.

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Blind baseball announcer aspires to bring sports to fans with disabilities
 
 Red Eye Chicago     2017-05-18 kl. 05:10     1424 words
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Blind since birth, Bryce Weiler hears more at a ballpark than most people see. The sound of the bat tells him whether a ball is headed into the outfield or swerving out of play.

"The unemployment rate for people with disabilities trends in the vicinity of 70 percent," said Linda Mastandrea, a Chicago disability-rights lawyer and Paralympic athlete.
 
   
Rio 2016 Organizers Appealing To Government To Help Pay R$117M Debt
 
 Sports Business Daily     2017-05-18 kl. 04:36     83 words
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Rio 2016 Olympics spokesperson Mario Andrada said that Brazil's Olympic organizers asked federal and municipal governments to "help them pay back" a deficit of R$117M ($37.

Rio 2016 Olympics spokesperson Mario Andrada said that Brazil's Olympic organizers asked federal and municipal governments to "help them pay back" a deficit of R$117M ($37.5M) incurred in the hosting of the Paralympics...

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London World Championships qualifying update
 
 Australian Olympic Committee     2017-05-18 kl. 03:53     1027 words
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ATHLETICS: Five years after the 2012 Olympic Games, the athletics world is ready once again to focus on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Stadium as London plays host to the 2017 IAAF World Championships from 4-13 August.

In April, Athletics Australia also confirmed automatic selections for the 2017 World Para-Athletics Championships, with Paralympic Games gold medallists James Turner (NSW) and Scott Reardon (NSW) to join reigning world champions Isis
 
   
Ethical issues in sport discussed at AIT seminar
 
 Galway Advertiser     2017-05-18 kl. 02:51     346 words
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A sport seminar held and organised by AIT recently probed a number of key ethical issues that we are facing in sport today and the impact of these issues on the various stakeholders in the industry.

Paralympian Mark Rohan also addressed the event.
 
   
Request for Rio games debt help
 
 Fiji Times     2017-05-18 kl. 02:48     261 words
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SAO PAULO - 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.

SAO PAULO - 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.Mario...

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Registration now open for UCO Endeavor Games, June 8-11
 
 Edmund Evening Sun     2017-05-18 kl. 02:43     293 words
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Registration is open for the 18th Annual University of Central Oklahoma Endeavor Games, an opportunity for athletes with physical disabilities to participate in various sporting events on a competitive level, June 8-11, on Central’s campus.

Paralympics, Disabled Sports USA, and Hanger Clinic and local partners MidFirst Bank and Professional Contract Services, Inc.
 
   
Speech to NZ Federation of Disability Information Centres
 
 New Zealand News UK     2017-05-18 kl. 02:37     986 words
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18 May 2017 Speech - New Zealand First Party Rt Hon Winston Peters

Eve Rimmer was the first woman selected to represent New Zealand at the Paralympics and she went on to win many gold medals.... In more recent times, Sophie Pascoe has won nine gold medals and six silver medals, at the Paralympics.
 
   
Hats off to Chong Wei and Nicol
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-05-18 kl. 01:54     450 words
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Lee is all smiles with his Lifetime Athlete Award at the Penang Sports Awards 2016 organised by the Penang State Sports Council at The TopKomtar, Penang. WORLD No.

The Best Paralympic Athlete awards went to swimmers Yoong Chung Wei (Male category) and Koh Lee Peng (Female).... Karate-Kata Best Paralympic Athlete (Male):... Yoong Chung Wei (swimming) Best Paralympic Athlete (Female):
 
   
Neuqua Valley's Yates has high hopes for track
 
 Chicago Daily Herald     2017-05-18 kl. 01:51     1107 words
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Presenting a welcome case of reverse senioritis. His first three years of high school Neuqua Valley's Dillon Yates spent the spring hanging out in the weight room, preparing for the next football season.

Paralympics Track & Field National Championships June 2-4 in Los Angeles.
 
   
Details of Tokyo 2020 Olympics mascot design competition to be released Monday
 
 Japan Times     2017-05-18 kl. 01:31     92 words
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Details of the public design competition for the official mascot of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be unveiled Monday, games’ organizers said Wednesday.

Both the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee have reviewed and approved the competition details, organizers said.

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How 1 Para-Athlete Team Represents the Changing Culture of Cheerleading
 
 PopSugar     2017-05-18 kl. 01:11     1405 words
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Team ParaCheer, which features athletes both with and without disabilities, takes the floor. Wendy Armitage, 37, always loved dancing.

"I have met people with such a variety of backgrounds and disabilities, and most of the time, I forgot who were the disabled athletes and who were nondisabled."... "ParaCheer has really opened up doors for disabled athletes like myself who otherwise...
 
   
Survey reveals support for Calgary bid for 2026 Winter Olympics
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-18 kl. 00:41     543 words
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A survey from the Calgary Bid Exploration Committee (CBEC) has revealed nearly two thirds of the 1,949 respondents were in favour of the city's potential bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic Games.

The survey came after the CBEC claimed last month that the city would need two full-sized arenas in order to host the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, and could reduce costs by using clusters of venues.

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Local athletes take home gold medals
 
 PleasantonWeekly.com     2017-05-18 kl. 00:14     247 words
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Hundreds of athletes from throughout the Bay Area arrived at Amador Valley High School last Saturday to compete in the Special Olympics Northern California Spring Games.

Hundreds of athletes from throughout the Bay Area arrived at Amador Valley High School last Saturday to compete in the Special Olympics Northern California Spring Games.The competition featured 12 delegations of more than 370 child and adult athletes
 
   
Paris Launches "Talent Paris 2024"
 
 Around The Rings     2017-05-18 kl. 00:12     439 words
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Youth is at the heart of the Paris bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Youth is at the heart of the Paris bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.To encourage initiatives taken by young talents of a generation that wants to change the world, the City of Paris created the label "Talent Paris 2024" and calls
 
   
Paris lance l'appel a projets: Talents Paris 2024
 
 Around The Rings     2017-05-18 kl. 00:12     491 words
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La jeunesse est au cœur de la candidature de Paris pour l’organisation des Jeux Olympiques et Paralympiques de 2024.

Talents Paris 2024. La jeunesse est au cœur de la candidature de Paris pour l’organisation des Jeux Olympiques et Paralympiques de 2024.Afin d’encourager les initiatives portées par des jeunes talents d’une génération qui veut changer le monde, la...
 
   
Safaricom to sponsor U-18 trials as AK Series get Sh65m
 
 Mediamax Network     2017-05-18 kl. 00:02     295 words
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Photo: Safaricom’s Director, Regional Sales & Operations Steve Okeyo with Paralympics officials led by Agnes Olouch (second right) during the launch of this year’s Athletics Series in Nairobi yesterday.

Photo: Safaricom’s Director, Regional Sales & Operations Steve Okeyo with Paralympics officials led by Agnes Olouch (second right) during the launch of this year’s Athletics Series in Nairobi yesterday.Photo/TIMOTHY SIMWA Mobile phone services
 
   
Paralympian Richard Whitehead on the pitch at half time during the Premier
 
 Belfast Telegraph     2017-05-18 kl. 00:02     16 words
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Southampton 0-0 Manchester United [Photos] 15109 51881

Paralympian Richard Whitehead on the pitch at half time during the Premier. ...League match at St Mary.Southampton 0-0 Manchester United 15109 51881.
 
   
Paralympian Richard Whitehead on the pitch at half time during the Premier
 
 Belfast Telegraph     2017-05-18 kl. 00:01     27 words
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Southampton 0-0 Manchester United: Goalless draw at St Mary's in dull end-of-season clash

Paralympian Richard Whitehead on the pitch at half time during the Premier. ...League match at St Mary.Southampton 0-0 Manchester United:
 
   
Paralympian Steve Peace Discovered The Trike, And Now He Wants Others To..
 
 TaableNote News     2017-05-17 kl. 23:50     13 words
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Calling all para-cyclists! #TeamUSA's Steve Peace wants YOU to join him!

Paralympian Steve Peace Discovered The Trike, And Now He Wants Others To..Calling all para-cyclists! #TeamUSA's Steve Peace wants YOU to join him!US Olympic Team.
 
   
Invitation from the Police and Crime Commissioner
 
 Amber Valley Info     2017-05-17 kl. 23:28     340 words
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Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa is inviting residents to quiz him on public safety and policing issues at his latest meeting

Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa is inviting residents to quiz him on public safety and policing issues at his latest meeting Amber Valley Local News Paralympian Swimmer Set to Make a Splash at Alfreton Park Community Special

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Paralympic plans for de Stafford School athlete
 
 Caterham and District Independent     2017-05-17 kl. 23:10     208 words
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Kieran Voisey A young athlete has big plans for his future and is aiming for the podium in the Paralympics after competing in his first London Mini Marathon.

Paralympic plans for de Stafford School athlete.... Kieran Voisey A young athlete has big plans for his future and is aiming for the podium in the Paralympics after competing in his first London Mini Marathon.Kieran Voisey achieved tenth place in the...
 
   
Top seed Houdet comfortably through to round two at Japan Open
 
 Inside The Games     2017-05-17 kl. 22:34     381 words
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Max Winters Wednesday, 17 May 2017 France's Stephane Houdet eased into the second round of the men's singles event on day two of the Japan Open, part of the UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour.

Paralympic champion Reid was victorious yesterday while Hewett beat Ho Won Im of South Korea 6-4, 6-4 in today's action.... Quad singles world number one Dylan Alcott of Australia began the defence of his title in Japan against his Rio 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
Wiltshire residents urged to get fit this summer
 
 SpireFM     2017-05-17 kl. 22:00     433 words
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If you're looking for some help to get fit and healthy this summer then Wiltshire's Big Pledge  might just be for you! The Wiltshire Council run challenge aims to encourage people of all ages to get more active.

The scheme has the backing of Paralympic gold medallist Stephanie Milward.
 
   
Southeast Polk’s Schultz among the top wheelchair competitors heading into state track meet
 
 Des Moines Register     2017-05-17 kl. 21:49     1376 words
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CLOSESkip in Skipx Embed x Share The 2017 Iowa high school state track meet begins on Thursday at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.

He watched YouTube clips of Paralympic athletes to learn technique.
 
   
Clio Sports honoree Mario Andretti talks about his personal brand on and
 
 The Drum     2017-05-17 kl. 21:48     840 words
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Lisa Lacy 17 May 2017 16:57pm Racing icon Mario Andretti received the Stuart Scott Lifetime Achievement Award at the Clio Sports Awards on Tuesday (May 16).

It's all about maximizing the situation and producing value.” In addition to Andretti, brands including Nike, Under Armour, Gatorade, North Face, Foot Locker, ESPN, Adidas and the Paralympics 'We're the Superhumans' were recognized at Clio Sports
 
   
Why Do We Choose To Survive After Tragedy?
 
 Huffington Post     2017-05-17 kl. 21:27     1269 words
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Why did my brother warn me against reading this book? It’s so good! I thought to myself, as I quickly devoured the pages of JoJo Moyes bestseller titled Me Before You .

In a TED talk by Aimee Mullins, Paralympian, model and actress, she says that all society asks of any one person is to be of use, to contribute in some way.

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Gracelino Barbosa won the gold once again, this time in the 110 meter hurdles
 
 Inforpress     2017-05-17 kl. 21:22     139 words
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  Praia, May 17 (Inforpress) – The Cabo Verdean Paralympian athlete Gracelino Barbosa won his second gold medal at the World Championships in Bangkok, Thailand, when he won the 110-meter hurdles with the 14-second and 72 hundredths.

  Praia, May 17 (Inforpress) – The Cabo Verdean Paralympian athlete Gracelino Barbosa won his second gold medal at the World Championships in Bangkok, Thailand, when he won the 110-meter hurdles with the 14-second and 72 hundredths.It is the
 
   
Govt jobs for medalists sportspersons from state
 
 Times of India     2017-05-17 kl. 20:52     508 words
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Jaipur: Medalists sportspersons from the state will now be rewarded by the state government with out-of-turn government jobs. Vasundhara Raje cabinet on Wednesday cleared the Rajasthan Out of Turn Appointments to Sports Medal Winners Rules 2017.

Vasundhara Raje cabinet on Wednesday cleared the Rajasthan Out of Turn Appointments to Sports Medal Winners Rules 2017.The rules pave the way for government jobs to those who have won a gold medal in the Olympics, Commonwealth, Asiad, Paralympics;

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Diaz turns over Olympic silver to PSC Museum
 
 Philippine Star     2017-05-17 kl. 20:51     310 words
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MANILA, Philippines - The silver-winning feat of weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz in the 2016 Rio Olympics will be immortalized with its spot in the Philippine Sports Commission’s Sports Museum among the greatest achievements by the Filipino athlete.

Meanwhile, Ramirez said the agency plans to put on display photos of Diaz, Paralympics bronze medalist Jojo Medina and other Filipino champions with President Duterte around Rizal Memorial Sports Complex. “We want to set the fire for our
 
   
Pollard Banknote : France's National Lottery Extends Instant Ticket Contract with Pollard Banknote
 
 4 Traders     2017-05-17 kl. 20:43     689 words
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/CNW/ - Pollard Banknote Limited (TSX: PBL) ("Pollard Banknote") is pleased to announce that it has received a three-year contract extension from La Française des Jeux ("FDJ®"), France's national lottery, for the supply of instant lottery tickets.

The Lottery is a primary source of funding for the National Centre for the Development of Sport (€220 million in 2016) and a loyal partner of both the French National Olympic and Sports Committee (CNOSF) and the French Paralympic and Sports

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Legally blind sled-dog racer plans to run against Walden
 
 Medford Mail Tribune     2017-05-17 kl. 20:28     116 words
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BEND — 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.
 
   
Tait: Have you seen Dr. Bob’s stolen medals?
 
 Edmonton Examiner     2017-05-17 kl. 20:27     533 words
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One never knows who reads a newspaper piece. Still, there’s a universal hope that someone — maybe even the people involved — might glance at it, and think about it … and do something. Bob Steadward certainly hopes so.

Bob was first elected with his name engraved on the back; an International Paralympic Committee gold medal he was given when he retired in 2002; a gold, silver and bronze medal from the 2000 Olympics in Australia. “I feel like someone cut out a
 
   
Marlins president to go extra mile for charity
 
 Yard Barker     2017-05-17 kl. 20:07     312 words
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The demanding event requires participants to complete seven marathons in seven days, traveling to every corner of the globe.

All-Star, team president, Boston Marathon race director, Paralympian triathlete and reality TV star.

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10 Sessions You Can’t Miss At Cannes Lions 2017
 
 Unruly     2017-05-17 kl. 20:04     771 words
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Cannes Lions is only one month away – Cannes you believe it! So in true Unruly style, we’re kicking off our countdown with the 10 sessions you absolutely should not miss if you’re hitting La Croisette next month.

Join Olympic and Paralympic creative leaders as they discuss how emotional, human stories can radically affect the public perception of brands, and entire nations.
 
   
Paralympian is special guest at this year’s Sefton Sports Awards
 
 Good News Liverpool     2017-05-17 kl. 19:52     286 words
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THE date for the Sefton Sports Awards has been set and the region’s sporting stars and unsung heroes will be celebrated once more. The awards will once again be held at the Southport Theatre and Convention Centre on Wednesday, July 12.

Paralympian is special guest at this year’s Sefton Sports Awards....honour, Paralympian Lora Fachie.... Lora won Paralympic gold with Corrine Hall at Rio 2016, and is also a two-time world champion on the road.
 
   
Key roles filled at British Dressage
 
 British Dressage     2017-05-17 kl. 19:48     653 words
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17:45 British Dressage (BD) is delighted to announce two new additions to its Senior Management Team.

and Paralympics. Recently, Charlotte has also covered coaching in her BEF role and has been instrumental in supporting the development of the new UKCC qualifications.

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SEA Games Torch Run from Lawas to Kuching
 
 Borneo Post Online     2017-05-17 kl. 19:30     385 words
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Karim (right) speaks to reporters as Snowdan looks on during the press conference. — Photo by Harry Ilias KUCHING: The Torch Run for the 29th SEA Games and 9th ASEAN Paralympics in Sarawak will commence in Lawas on June 8 and end in Kuching on June 15.

The Torch Run for the 29th SEA Games and 9th ASEAN Paralympics in Sarawak will commence in Lawas on June 8 and end in Kuching on June 15.Minister of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said five divisions in the
 
   
New cost-cutting rules by the National Lotteries Commission could destroy Cinderella sports
 
 ZwemZa     2017-05-17 kl. 19:24     694 words
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Tags New cost-cutting rules by the National Lotteries Commission could destroy Cinderella sports by ZwemZa on May 16th, 2017 Sascoc’s annual salary bill stands at more than R14-million‚ but Reddy said this was necessary.

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
 
   
Answers on Russia still far away as anti-doping agency meets
 
 Miami Herald     2017-05-17 kl. 19:22     801 words
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The lurid details — dark-of-night swapping of tainted urine samples with clean ones through a hole cut into the wall — have been confirmed by an independent investigator who delivered a 144-page report with the proof.

Investigator Richard McLaren's report, released last December, found that more than 1,000 Russian athletes competing in summer, winter and Paralympic sports could have been involved or benefited from manipulations to conceal positive doping tests.

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IPC to provide update on Russian reinstatement process
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-17 kl. 19:21     418 words
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An update on Russia’s suspension by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and progress made in meeting the reinstatement criteria will be provided by the organisation on Monday (May 22).

An update on Russia’s suspension by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and progress made in meeting the reinstatement criteria will be provided by the organisation on Monday (May 22).IPC President Sir Philip Craven and British Rowing

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Ceremony to launch Barcelona 1992 25th anniversary’s logo
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-17 kl. 18:50     452 words
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The event will take place in the Barcelona City Hall on Friday (19 May) at 11:00 CEST, with the IPC Governing Board in attendance.

The event will take place in the Barcelona City Hall on Friday (19 May) at 11:00 CEST, with the IPC Governing Board in attendance.The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board , including President Sir Philip Craven , Vice President
 
   
Sports training centre approved in Loughborough
 
 Planner.co.uk     2017-05-17 kl. 18:47     164 words
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Charnwood Borough Council has approved plans for a state-of-the-art national sports training centre at Loughborough University. Real estate adviser GVA secured the permission on behalf of the university in Leicestershire.

It is hoped that the centre will be used by Team GB Olympians and Paralympians training for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

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USA Luge Announces Summer Training Group, From Which Olympic Team Will Be Selected
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-17 kl. 18:41     401 words
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, 11:40 a.m. (ET) Erin Hamlin reacts after her run in the women's sprint final at the FIL Sprint World Championships at Olympiabobbahn Igls on Jan. 27, 2017 in Innsbruck, Austria.

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Raj govt clears rule for appointmnet in sports quaota
 
 Business Standard India     2017-05-17 kl. 18:25     360 words
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The Vasundhara Raje dispensation today approved rules for giving out-of-turn appointments to the national and international medal winning sportspersons from the state in the government jobs.

minister said. He added that Paralympics medal winners will also be given appointment on state subordinate services on direct- basis.... Rathore said that medal winners in senior category in national games, medal winners of national championship, winners and runners-up sportspersons and those participating in Paralympics...

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Mohammed Al Zarooni’s passion will never dim as UAE star shines at Fazza Wheelchair Basketball International Championship
 
 Sport 360     2017-05-17 kl. 18:21     823 words
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Even the most generous visions of what a wheelchair basketball player should look like fail to flatter Mohammed Al Zarooni. The 36-year-old Emirati cuts an experienced figure, which is a nice way of saying he looks old for what he’s doing on the court.

Born without the full use of his legs, his dream was to be a Paralympian and Al Zarooni decided the easiest route to the national team would be through basketball.

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Olympic fencing champion and Paris 2024 ambassador named French Sports
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-05-17 kl. 18:18     350 words
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Nick Butler Wednesday, 17 May 2017 Two-time Olympic fencing champion and Paris 2024 bid ambassador Laura Flessel has been announced today as the new French Sports Minister.

She is now expected to play a major role in the bid for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics alongside the likes of Macron, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and co-bid leaders Tony Estanguet and Bernard Lapasset.

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Kodjabashev makes up for Rio 2016 disappointment on ITTF Para Team World
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-05-17 kl. 18:18     471 words
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Max Winters Wednesday, 17 May 2017 Bulgaria's Denislav Kodjabashev managed to gain revenge for his exit at the quarter-finals of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on the opening day of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Para Team World Championships in Bratislava today.

Paralympic Games on the opening day of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Para Team World Championships in Bratislava today.Kodjabashev was beaten in the Brazilian city by Krisztian Gardos of Austria, but managed to overcome him today

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Elmir Jabrayilov secures Azerbaijan’s...
 
 Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies     2017-05-17 kl. 18:17     111 words
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Azerbaijani Paralympic athlete Elmir Jabrayilov has added 44th gold to the country`s medal haul at the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games as he finished first in the men's 100m T12.
 
   
Azerbaijani Olokhan Musayev wins his another medal at Baku 2017
 
 Azartac     2017-05-17 kl. 18:12     49 words
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Baku, May 17, AZERTAC Azerbaijani Paralympic athlete Olokhan Musayev has scooped a bronze medal in the men's discus throw F56 at the Baku 2017. Iranian Ali Mohammadyari grabbed gold, while his teammate Alireza Nasseri Ghaleh took silver. AZERTAG.

Baku, May 17, AZERTAC Azerbaijani Paralympic athlete Olokhan Musayev has scooped a bronze medal in the men's discus throw F56 at the Baku 2017.

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Kentwood to Host Second Annual Parks & Recreation Gala
 
 24-7PressRelease.com     2017-05-17 kl. 17:57     414 words
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/24-7PressRelease/ -- The Vibe Gala will take place from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m at Grand Valley State University's Eberhard Center, 301 Fulton St. W in downtown Grand Rapids. The event will feature keynote speaker, Karin Korb, a U.S.

The event will feature keynote speaker, Karin Korb, a U.S.Paralympics athlete who broke her back in a gymnastic vaulting accident.... Paralympics for Paralympic Sport-Kentwood, a community based sports club developed to involve youth and adults with...
 
   
Elmir Jabrayilov secures Azerbaijan’s 44th gold at Islamic Solidarity Games AzerTAg.az
 
 Azartac     2017-05-17 kl. 17:53     69 words
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Baku, May 17, AZERTAC Azerbaijani Paralympic athlete Elmir Jabrayilov has added 44th gold to the country`s medal haul at the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games as he finished first in the men's 100m T12.

Baku, May 17, AZERTAC Azerbaijani Paralympic athlete Elmir Jabrayilov has added 44th gold to the country`s medal haul at the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games as he finished first in the men's 100m T12.Uzbek Mansur Abdirashidov claimed silver,

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Who needs experts? UK retail giants take a calculated risk with new bosses
 
 Conversation UK     2017-05-17 kl. 17:51     804 words
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Two established British high street stores have announced senior appointments, both of which have sparked some surprise across the industry.

and Paralympic Games.

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Ards Keep Raising Bar to Stay on the Glory Trail
 
 HighBeam Research     2017-05-17 kl. 17:37     133 words
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ARDS swimming club is continuing to set the gold standard for others in the sport to follow. 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...
 
   
ITTF signs commercial agreement with North American regional body
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-17 kl. 17:24     432 words
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The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has signed a strategic commercial agreement with the sport's North American governing body.

No North American player has a won a table tennis medal at the Olympic Games, but the United States have won 13 gold medals at the Paralympics while Canada have one.

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Creativity as a Force for Good
 
 Punch Communications Ltd     2017-05-17 kl. 17:17     544 words
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Showcasing creative excellence in advertising and design from around the world, the Design and Art Direction (D&AD) Professional Awards took place in London at the end of April.

the planet. Projects included the world’s first braille smartwatch, an ad for the Paralympic Games with a cast of 140 disabled people, and a set of emojis designed to empower women (yes, really!).
 
   
BBC Sport’s Cook appointed C4 sports commissioning editor
 
 Prolific North     2017-05-17 kl. 17:04     245 words
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Channel 4 has appointed BBC Sport executive producer Gabby Cook as its new sports commissioning editor. Cook joins Ed Havard’s Entertainment, TV Events and Sports team.

broadcaster’s coverage of the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.
 
   
Pfizer Canada Inc. announced as title sponsor of the VISTA 2017 Conference
 
 KXXV-TV     2017-05-17 kl. 17:00     340 words
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SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) VISTA 2017 will be held in Toronto Sept.

SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) VISTA 2017 will be held in Toronto Sept.20-23 and explore the opportunities and challenges in Paralympic...

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British Shooting joins British Paralympic Association
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-05-17 kl. 17:00     296 words
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1 hour ago British Shooting is delighted to announce it has become a member of the British Paralympic Association (BPA).

British Shooting joins British Paralympic Association.... 1 hour ago British Shooting is delighted to announce it has become a member of the British Paralympic Association (BPA).The start of the Tokyo 2020 cycle marked important changes within our...
 
   
First Para World Team Championships Commence in Bratislava
 
 Around The Rings     2017-05-17 kl. 16:58     225 words
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A milestone achieved in Slovakia, as Bratislava hosts the first ever Para World Team Championships from 17-20 May.

Paralympic Games Gold medalist Fabien Lamirault and Stephane Molliens from France, alongside Ukraine's pair of Viktor Didukh and Maksym Nikolenko.

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Saskatoon woman gears up for mental health
 
 Global News Canada     2017-05-17 kl. 16:57     436 words
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; Jade Dulle is biking across Saskatchewan to raise funds and awareness for mental health. Neil Fisher / Global News It’s a 1,300 kilometre cycling trip, but it is not the biggest hurdle Jade Dulle will have faced in her life.

She drew inspiration from her Grade 4 teacher, a Paralympic athlete who took the kids cycling outdoors. “The further and further I cycled as a child I guess that was an outlet for me for a lot of different things going on in my life,” she said.
 
   
BestCities unveil ambitious plans for 2017 Tokyo Global Forum
 
 ITCM     2017-05-17 kl. 16:43     737 words
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BestCities Global Alliance is set to champion inclusivity and multi-culturalism within the business tourism industry in 2017 and beyond, following the

With preparations quickly progressing towards 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, Prof.

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Japan, New Zealand leaders affirm commitment to future of TPP
 
 Japan Times     2017-05-17 kl. 16:12     332 words
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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his New Zealand counterpart Bill English reiterated Wednesday in Tokyo their commitment to bringing the Trans-Pacific

Cup in Japan in 2019 and the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo.

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Pfizer Canada Inc. announced as title sponsor of the VISTA 2017 Conference
 
 Morningstar.com     2017-05-17 kl. 16:09     569 words
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VISTA 2017 will be held in Toronto Sept. 20-23 and explore the opportunities and challenges in Paralympic sport science and sport medicine support OTTAWA , May 17, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee, Pfizer Canada Inc.

20-23 and explore the opportunities and challenges in Paralympic sport science and sport medicine support OTTAWA , May 17, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee, Pfizer Canada Inc., the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario and the

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Kunieda to meet Fernandez at Japan Open
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-17 kl. 16:07     319 words
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Japan’s three-time Paralympic gold medallist will face Argentina’s 2017 Australian Open champion in the second round.

Japan’s three-time Paralympic gold medallist will face Argentina’s 2017 Australian Open champion in the second round.Japan’s three-time Paralympic gold medallist Shingo Kunieda will face Argentina’s 2017 Australian Open champion Gustavo
 
   
UNITED conference tackles diversity issues
 
 North Wind Online     2017-05-17 kl. 15:58     589 words
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NMU will host its seventh annual Uniting Neighbors in the Experience of Diversity (UNITED) conference from Monday, Sept. 24 through Thursday, Sept. 27.

Nelson. “I learned a lot more than I thought I would about certain policies there still are within the school system.” Another inspirational speaker scheduled to headline at the conference is paralympic skier Chris Waddell, who has won 12 medals
 
   
New Zealand – Japan Summit Meeting Joint Press Release
 
 Beehive.govt.nz     2017-05-17 kl. 15:56     1257 words
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1. Prime Minister of New Zealand the Right Honourable Bill English and Prime Minister of Japan His Excellency Shinzo Abe held a productive meeting in Tokyo on 17th May 2017.

They stated their intention to cooperate for the success of the Rugby World Cup 2019, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the World Masters Games 2021 to be hosted by Japan.

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PM meets with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe
 
 Beehive.govt.nz     2017-05-17 kl. 15:56     309 words
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Prime Minister Bill English and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reiterated their commitment to the Trans-Pacific-Partnership (TPP) in a meeting in Tokyo today.

2019, the Olympics and Paralympic Games in 2020 and the World Masters’ Games in 2021. “I was pleased to announce that the All Blacks will play a test in Japan in November 2018,” Mr English says.

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Laura Perry aims to win European Championships
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-17 kl. 15:44     327 words
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The British goalball player believes the team is capable of reaching the top of the podium in Lahti, Finland, from 18-22 September.

The British goalball player believes the team is capable of reaching the top of the podium in Lahti, Finland, from 18-22 September.Although missing out qualification for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games , Laura Perry is confident Great Britain can
 
   
Italy passes cyberbullying law
 
 La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno     2017-05-17 kl. 15:01     117 words
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Rome, May 17 - Italy on Wednesday passed a law raising penalties and upping the fight against cyberbullying after a spate of cases including a young woman who committed suicide after failing to get pornographic images removed from social media.

Meanwhile the postal police's campaign against cyberbullying made a stop at Rome city hall where Mayor Virginia Raggi honoured the police trying to stamp out the phenomenon and one of the postergirls of the campaign, Paralympic fencing gold
 
   
CBM UK's 21st Anniversary Highlighting Urgent Need to Support People with Disabilities Overseas
 
 Wallstreet Online     2017-05-17 kl. 14:58     200 words
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2017 marks the 21st Anniversary of CBM UK (http://www.cbmuk.org.uk), the UK's leading overseas disability charity.

The Rt Hon Emily Thornberry, Shadow Foreign Secretary and MP for Islington South & Finsbury, Paralympic Wheelchair Racer Anne Wafula-Strike MBE and actress Trudie Goodwin & available for interviews & photographs from 6 to 7pm.

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Paralympian Deepa Malik recalls 'a lonely journey'
 
 Times of India     2017-05-17 kl. 14:53     498 words
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NEW DELHI: When Deepa Malik headed to the Rio Paralympics last year, she wasn't thinking about the fact that her cherished dream was coming true.

Paralympian Deepa Malik recalls 'a lonely journey'.... NEW DELHI: When Deepa Malik headed to the Rio Paralympics last year, she wasn't thinking about the fact that her cherished dream was coming true.All she was thinking about was clearing her name and...
 
   
Pretty Yende to be honoured at SAMA 23, plus Somizi and Tumi Morake to host.
 
 Showbiz in FULL HD     2017-05-17 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.
 
   
Paralympian Deepa Malik recalls 'a lonely journey'
 
 NewsR.in     2017-05-17 kl. 14:50     6 words
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Paralympian Deepa Malik recalls 'a lonely journey'.
 
   
Rio 2016 organisers ask local and national Governments to help pay debts
 
 Inside The Games     2017-05-17 kl. 14:46     605 words
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Max Winters Wednesday, 17 May 2017 Organisers of Rio 2016 have asked Federal and Municipal Governments to help pay the outstanding BRL117 million (£29.1 million/$37.8 million/€34 million) from the Paralympic Games.

Max Winters Wednesday, 17 May 2017 Organisers of Rio 2016 have asked Federal and Municipal Governments to help pay the outstanding BRL117 million (£29.1 million/$37.8 million/€34 million) from the Paralympic Games.According to, Rio 2016 director

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Mark Arendz: My season highlights
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-17 kl. 14:45     381 words
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The Canadian Nordic skier has just completed one of the best seasons of his career, winning two world titles in Finsterau, Germany, last February. The 2016-17 Nordic skiing season was full of success for Canada’s Mark Arendz .

The two-time Paralympic medallist followed that up with an overall second place at the biathlon World Cup behind France’s Benjamin Daviet .... Whilst he sets a strict training plan in the build-up to the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games , Arendz...
 
   
Four month countdown to Bart's Bash 2017
 
 Yachts and Yachting Online     2017-05-17 kl. 14:39     175 words
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and last year we both enjoyed a fabulous day at the Hayling Island Sailing Club Bash in Hampshire. This brought back so many great memories of when we were kids; huge fun ashore and afloat.

The theme in 2016 was to support disabled sailing and we must all continue to lobby to get Sailing back into the Paralympics.
 
   
AIS head physio Craig Purdam retires after 35 years with Australia's elite athletes
 
 Sydney Morning Herald     2017-05-17 kl. 14:37     477 words
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After five Olympics and 40 years at the top of his craft, veteran AIS physiotherapist Craig Purdam is calling it a day.

"We've got to look very closely at why we didn't succeed in Rio but let's be clear, the Paralympics were an outstanding success, so it's more in the Olympics themselves," Purdam said.

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90min Meets: Paralympic Hero Talks Heartwarming David Beckham Moment, ArsenalFanTV and More!
 
 FTBpro     2017-05-17 kl. 14:35     673 words
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? Double gold-medal winning Paralympian Jonnie Peacock has named David Beckham as his all-time footballing hero, sharing a heartwarming story about a meeting with the former England captain as a child.

90min Meets: Paralympic Hero Talks Heartwarming David Beckham Moment, ArsenalFanTV and More!? Double gold-medal winning Paralympian Jonnie Peacock has named David Beckham as his all-time footballing hero, sharing a heartwarming story about a meeting...

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Let's help Heckington Paralympian reach world championships
 
 Sleaford Standard     2017-05-17 kl. 14:33     10 words
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Let's help Heckington Paralympian reach world championships.
 
   
The Foundation for Global Sports Development Announces Partnership with Classroom Champions
 
 PRWeb     2017-05-17 kl. 14:11     719 words
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"Classroom Champions is on the forefront of harnessing technology to create an outstanding model of the athlete-student mentor relationship.” - Dr.

mentor relationship.” Classroom Champions pairs Olympic and Paralympic athletes with K-8 classrooms across North America....“Their financial support will go a long way to allow our Athlete Mentor Program to deliver improved support to our volunteer Olympians and Paralympian...

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MHA release video showing impact of music therapy on a Falmouth woman with Alzheimer's
 
 Cornwall Live     2017-05-17 kl. 14:07     896 words
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Joyce Williams loved music and dancing. When she was coping with the devastating effects of Alzheimer's disease and feeling increasingly confused and isolated as the condition progressed, music therapy helped unlock those feelings of joy once again.

Read more: Cornwall Paralympic medalist backs sports fund with £200,000 up for grabs They are calling on businesses to sponsor music therapy in homes within their communities so more people can receive the treatment.

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Identical twins Amelia and Imogen Hall sweep the board at National Dwarf
 
 Gazette Live     2017-05-17 kl. 13:55     203 words
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The Teesside High School students took part in cycling, discus, shotput, hockey, javelin and athletics :: They will now represent Team GB in Canada

11:48, 17 MAY 2017 Teesside's very own paralympians, identical twins Amelia and Imogen Hall, are set to represent Team GB at the World Dwarf Games in Canada.... Amelia and Imogen, from Wynyard , suffer with restricted growth condition Achondroplasia - the same condition as Ellie Simmonds OBE, a five-time paralympic...
 
   
Clare Cunningham: from Paralympic Games to Outlaw Half
 
 Tri247.com     2017-05-17 kl. 13:54     2067 words
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A new chapter for Clare Cunningham: looking ahead to the Outlaw Half World Champion in 2009, Clare Cunningham ( www.clare-cunningham.co.uk ) is one of the best known and familiar faces of the British Paratriathlon team for the best part of a decade.

Clare Cunningham: from Paralympic Games to Outlaw Half....decade.A Paralympic Games Gold medallist in swimming in 1992 (aged just 15), Clare returned to the Paralympic Games in Rio last summer, for the debut of the sport at the highest level.
 
   
First ever PTT World Team Champs set
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-17 kl. 13:49     551 words
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Many of the top teams will meet each other again since battling at Rio 2016.

Many of the top teams will meet each other again since battling at Rio 2016.The 2017 Para Table Tennis Team World Championships may feature possible Paralympic rematches as the best teams from around the globe will face off from Wednesday (17 May)
 
   
Inter-Spinal Unit Games brings spinal injury patients together
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-17 kl. 13:23     518 words
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The annual event was held in Stoke Mandeville, the birthplace of the Paralympic Movement.

The annual event was held in Stoke Mandeville, the birthplace of the Paralympic...
 
   
Badenhorst hopes to ride success into PyeongChang
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-17 kl. 13:23     604 words
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The Australian snowboard is taking motivation from a successful season that saw her win her first World Cup globe. "If I walk away from the event knowing I couldn’t have done more I would be incredibly satisfied...

If I walk away from the event knowing I couldn’t have done more I would be incredibly satisfied however, I think winning a medal would be just unbelievable.” The Netherlands’ Paralympic champion Bibian Mentel-Spee has dominated the class,
 
   
Rio 2016 to ask governments to make up $38m Paralympics deficit
 
 Sportcal     2017-05-17 kl. 13:12     27 words
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Free shuttle bus service connects Stratford stations to Here East on the north of the Park
 
 Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park     2017-05-17 kl. 13:01     173 words
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Here East is the digital quarter for east London, the former Press and Broadcast Centres for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Here East is the digital quarter for east London, the former Press and Broadcast Centres for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic...