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Viktig helg för Svensk Gymnastik
 
 Gymnastikförbundet     2017-05-22 kl. 07:54     1010 words
 
Under helgen har Riksidrottsmötet genomförts i Karlstad. Under Riksidrottsmötet (RIM) samlas alla idrottsförbund och bestämmer villkoren för Svensk Idrott och vår gemensamma väg framåt.

Utöver diskussioner och omröstningar arrangerade Parasport Värmland en prova-på-dag i Karlstad, där gymnastik var en av grenarna.
 
   
Fick revansch - tog VM-guld
 
 Nya Lidköpings-Tidningen Plus     2017-05-22 kl. 00:10     343 words
 
Finalförlusten i Paralympics har skavt i åtta månader. I helgen fick Linus Karlsson, pingisspelare från Grästorp, sin revansch. - Det här känns speciellt, säger han efter VM-guldet i Bratislava, Slovakien.

Finalförlusten i Paralympics har skavt i åtta månader.... Det svenska bordtennislaget, med Linus Karlsson och Emil Andersson, spelade final i Paralympics i Rio de Janeiro, Brasilien, men föll med 0-2 mot Ukraina.
 
   
Inspirerande idrottsdag
 
 Nya Wermlands-Tidningen     2017-05-21 kl. 22:49     465 words
 
Sport är för alla. Prova på-dagen på Sundsta i Karlstad bjöd på en ögonöppnande idrottsdynamik. - Man ska kunna visa vad man gör och vara stolt över det, säger Lena Keld, ordförande i Parasport Värmland.

Man ska kunna visa vad man gör och vara stolt över det, säger Lena Keld, ordförande i Parasport Värmland.Förbundet Parasport Värmland som organiserar idrott för rörelsehindrade arrangerar årligen en prova på-dag.... I en av hallarna deltog Parasport...
 
   
Fotbollsfesten med blindfotboll i Kungsan
 
 Svenska Fotbollförbundet     2017-05-21 kl. 20:51     296 words
 
Blindfotboll var en av de uppskattade aktiviteterna i Kungsan under söndagen.

Blindfotboll (five-a-side) är med på Olympiska programmet (parasport).
 
   
Hon drömmer om Paralympics: "Vill spela med killarna"
 
 24 Malmö     2017-05-21 kl. 18:00     572 words
 
Caroline Persson i Malmölaget FIFH Sledgehammers är Sveriges enda parahockeyproffs. Nu drömmer hon om Paralympics men saknar ett landslag. "Om några år tror jag att jag skulle platsa även i herrlaget" säger Caroline Persson.

Hon drömmer om Paralympics:... 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, säger...
 
   
Emil Andersson nybliven världsmästare
 
 Magazin24     2017-05-21 kl. 10:35     237 words
 
Besegrade världens bästa duo ihop med radarpartnern Linus Karlsson. Arbogasonen Emil Andersson och dubbelpartnern Linus Karlsson blev under lördagen världsmästare vid Para-VM i Slovakiens huvudstad Bratislava.

Arbogasonen Emil Andersson och dubbelpartnern Linus Karlsson blev under lördagen världsmästare vid Para-VM i Slovakiens huvudstad Bratislava.Duon Andersson/Karlsson tog revansch på Ukraina, som de föll mot i finalen vid Paralympics förra
 
   
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List Of Nominees & Winners For The 42nd MTN Swag Awards
 
 Modern Ghana     2017-05-22 kl. 08:48     1044 words
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(1) SPORTS PERSONALITY (i) Emmanuel Tagoe - For winning the International Boxing Organisation (WBO) lightweight title to become Ghana’s only world title holder.

(22) DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR Richard Osafo (17 years) – For winning two silver medals at the IWF/Commonwealth Championship (23) PARA-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR Yussif Amadu – For qualifying to the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio.
 
   
Sports lottery will fund new national sports plan, says Greg Hunt
 
 The Guardian     2017-05-22 kl. 08:42     556 words
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Sports minister announces initiative which will be introduced as part of the 2017-2018 budget The federal government has released details of a

It is open for public submissions until 31 July, and Hunt promised key stakeholders – including the states and territories, the Australian Sports Commission (AOC) and their respective sports, the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and Paralympic
 
   
Australian Sports Commission identifies need for more female coaches
 
 Australian Sports Commission     2017-05-22 kl. 08:08     296 words
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Australian Sports Commission CEO Kate Palmer has challenged sports to help improve the development pathways and opportunities for female coaches, pointing out that they are "grossly under-represented" at the elite level.

"The ASC and sports must now address a glaring issue which is the low number, and a declining trend, of elite female coaches in high performance and at major sporting events like the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Swimming Records 2016 Surplus
 
 Sport for Business     2017-05-22 kl. 08:02     292 words
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Swim Ireland held its AGM at the National Aquatic Centre at the weekend, revealing a new brand identity and launching a new strategic plan for 2017 to 2021.

These independent voices have brought a new dynamic to the Board contributing positively to the leadership at the very top of the organisation.” The Olympic and Paralympic Games were hailed as the most successful in over 20 years with Ellen Keane
 
   
Gov't Ensuring 2018 Winter Olympics Paralympics Accessible by Disabled
 
 Korea Broadcasting System     2017-05-22 kl. 07:51     88 words
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The government is ensuring the host cities of the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics are ready to properly accommodate people with disabilities.

Gov't Ensuring 2018 Winter Olympics Paralympics Accessible by Disabled.... The government is ensuring the host cities of the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics are ready to properly accommodate people with disabilities.The Ministry of Culture, Sports...
 
   
Road to 2018
 
 Namibian Sun     2017-05-22 kl. 07:28     361 words
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The 4km-wide zone has huge numbers of armed troops stationed on both sides and no movement of people is allowed between the two. But Pyeongchang 2018 organising committee chief Hee-Beom Lee said athletes from the North would be able to arrive by road.

He also spoke about Russia's participation at the Games - the International Paralympic Committee has banned Russian athletes following revelations of a state-sponsored doping programme, while Olympic chiefs have stopped short of an all-out ban.
 
   
Local Swimmer Takes Part In Paralympic Clinic
 
 Jamestown Post-Journal     2017-05-22 kl. 07:01     550 words
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Jamestown Jets swimmer Morgan Zaffino is pictured at the University of Cincinnati during a recent Paralympic Swim Clinic. Submitted photo Jamestown YMCA Jets swimmer Morgan Zaffino and Jets Coach Maria P.

Local Swimmer Takes Part In Paralympic Clinic.... Jamestown Jets swimmer Morgan Zaffino is pictured at the University of Cincinnati during a recent Paralympic Swim Clinic.... Submitted photo Jamestown YMCA Jets swimmer Morgan Zaffino and Jets Coach Maria P.Roehmholdt traveled to the University of Cincinnati on May 4 to take part in a Paralympic...
 
   
Rylan Clark-Neal for Strictly Come Dancing? If he ever quits Big Brother!
 
 Telly Mix     2017-05-22 kl. 06:54     276 words
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Rylan Clark -Neal has said he's up for taking part in Strictly Come Dancing. However the TV host said it wouldn't be happening any time soon, due to his commitments on Big Brother.

Jessica Ennis-Hill. There's also Paralympian Ellie Simmonds, actress Carley Stenson, comic Joel Dommett and marathon runner Paula Radcliffe.
 
   
Palaro medalists receive incentives
 
 Panay News     2017-05-22 kl. 05:34     161 words
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  ILOILO City – The city government gave cash incentives to athletes who harvested medals in the recent Palarong Pambansa in San Jose, Antique. Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog commended the medalists for bringing pride and honor to the Ilonggos.

Daniel Endress (secondary paralympic athletics, boys) got the highest award after bagging gold, silver, and bronze medals in the 4×100-meter relay, running long jump and 200-meter run. “Aside from monetary consideration, honor and prestige given
 
   
U.S. Women’s Archery Team Starts World Cup Season With Silver, First Medal In Nearly 2 Years
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-22 kl. 05:15     305 words
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, 10:58 p.m. (ET) Mackenzie Brown shoots in the women's recurve team competition at Archery World Cup Stage 1 on May 21, 2017 in Shanghai. After failing to find the podium during the entire 2016 season, the U.S.

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Paralympians, Olympians and Commonwealth swimmers join forces to coach youngsters
 
 Auckland Eastern Courier     2017-05-22 kl. 04:48     489 words
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Hannah Turner takes part in the beach warm up with some help from Head Coach and former Olympian, Dean Kent.

Paralympians, Olympians and Commonwealth swimmers join forces to coach youngsters.... Hannah Turner takes part in the beach warm up with some help from Head Coach and former Olympian, Dean Kent.Swimmers from around New Zealand were given the chance to meet and be coached by Paralympians...

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A sea of colours as the 2017 NSW Variety Bash hits the road
 
 Newcastle Star     2017-05-22 kl. 04:35     375 words
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$800k expected to be raised for kids in need Hunter Paralympian Maddie Elliott set a cavalcade of cars on their way on Sunday when she waved the starter’s flag for the 26th Variety NSW AHA Bash.

A sea of colours as the 2017 NSW Variety Bash hits the road. $800k expected to be raised for kids in need Hunter Paralympian Maddie Elliott set a cavalcade of cars on their way on Sunday when she waved the starter’s flag for the 26th Variety NSW
 
   
Meet six-time Paralympic Champion David Weir CBE
 
 Academy Today     2017-05-22 kl. 04:16     597 words
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Starting Blocks are giving one lucky school the chance to win a visit from David Weir CBE Starting Blocks, the official education programme

Meet six-time Paralympic Champion David Weir CBE....chance to win a school visit from six-time Paralympic champion David Weir CBE, and official World Para Athletics Championship mascot Whizbee the Bee.... David Weir CBE, six-time Paralympic champion, said:...
 
   
Aklan lauds 25 Palarong Pambansa athlete achievers
 
 Philippine Information Agency     2017-05-22 kl. 03:27     411 words
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KALIBO, AKLAN, May 20 (PIA6) – Twenty five Aklanon athletes who exceptionally performed in the Palarong Pambansa in Antique were commended and given incentives in a ceremony recently held at the Aklan Provincial Capitol here.

For the Paralympics Category, Claire S.... Cristina I. Dela Cruz, was a silver medallist for athletics paralympic category.
 
   
National Plan for elite sport and participation
 
 Foreign Affairs.co.nz     2017-05-22 kl. 03:17     356 words
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MIL OSI Australia – Source: Australia Government Ministerial Statements Headline: PDF printable version of National Plan for elite sport and

Throughout this process key stakeholders will work closely with the Government, including the states and territories, the Australian Sports Commission and their respective sports, the Australian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Commonwealth

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Australian Sprint Canoe team arrive in Europe for World Cups campaign
 
 Australian Olympic Committee     2017-05-22 kl. 02:52     213 words
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CANOE SPRINT: The Australian Canoe Sprint team has arrived in Europe ahead of the first ICF World Cup of the year in Szeged, Hungary, as they begin their new Olympic cycle.

Paralympic gold medallist Curtis McGrath, silver medallist Amanda Reynolds and bronze medallist Susan Seipel will lead a five-strong Para Canoe team.
 
   
Swimming: West sophomore competes in first CIF paralympic division
 
 Tracy Press     2017-05-22 kl. 02:02     490 words
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This weekend, West High will be represented in the latest addition to California Interscholastic Federation competition, thanks to one of the Wolf Pack swim team’s athletes.

Swimming: West sophomore competes in first CIF paralympic division.... This weekend, West High will be represented in the latest addition to California Interscholastic Federation competition, thanks to one of the Wolf Pack swim team’s athletes.West sophomore Brett Hanes is the top-seeded swimmer in two paralympic...
 
   
Setting His Sight on the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo – KAALtv.com
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2017-05-22 kl. 01:49     71 words
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KAALtv.com Setting His Sight on the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo KAALtv.com … the 2020 Paralympics for Judo competition in Tokyo . “I did not even know what Judo was when I first got into it.

Setting His Sight on the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo – KAALtv.com.... KAALtv.com Setting His Sight on the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo KAALtv.com … the 2020 Paralympics for Judo competition in Tokyo . “I did not even know what Judo was when I first got into...
 
   
Amendment of NLNG Act will discourage foreign direct investment, GM warns
 
 News Express Nigeria     2017-05-22 kl. 01:47     546 words
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By News Express on 22/05/2017 Share on Tweet Views: 32 •NLNG General Manager, External Relations, Dr Kudo Eresia-Eke.

Amosun rewards Paralympian, Coach with N1.5m Breaking news:
 
   
LATEST: New drivers offered incentive to take survey
 
 Road Safety GB     2017-05-22 kl. 01:10     1082 words
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19 May: 12.00 New drivers offered incentive to take survey As part of a research project, the University of Sheffield is looking for new drivers who have passed their test in the last six months – and are aged 21 or under – to complete a survey.

Dame Sarah, who having won fourteen Paralympic gold medals is Great Britain’s most decorated female Paralympian, will work alongside policy adviser Chris Boardman in pushing forward British Cycling’s ambition to turn Britain into a true cycling
 
   
Fick revansch - tog VM-guld
 
 Nya Lidköpings-Tidningen Plus     2017-05-22 kl. 00:10     343 words
 
Finalförlusten i Paralympics har skavt i åtta månader. I helgen fick Linus Karlsson, pingisspelare från Grästorp, sin revansch. - Det här känns speciellt, säger han efter VM-guldet i Bratislava, Slovakien.

Finalförlusten i Paralympics har skavt i åtta månader.... Det svenska bordtennislaget, med Linus Karlsson och Emil Andersson, spelade final i Paralympics i Rio de Janeiro, Brasilien, men föll med 0-2 mot Ukraina.
 
   
Sascoc’s looming lottery funding crisis: A nightmare or a gravy train running out of steam?
 
 Daily Maverick     2017-05-22 kl. 00:00     1011 words
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Funding professional, successful sport takes buckets of money. At the 2016 Rio Olympics, each medal won by Team Great Britain cost £4.1m or R69-million. It’s enough to make your eyes water.

There have been plenty of murmurs, for several years now, that Sascoc officials enjoy business class travel while athletes – including the country’s Paralympic athletes – have to slum it in economy.
 
   
Toronto and Montreal face-off in Eastern regional blind hockey tournament
 
 Global News Canada     2017-05-21 kl. 23:52     329 words
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; The Toronto Ice Owls came away with a 5-3 victory in the gold medal match against the Hiboux of Montreal in the Canadian Blind Hockey Eastern Regional tournament, Sunday, May 21, 2017.

The goal is for the sport to grow internationally and become a Paralympic sport by 2026.

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Norris leads a string of European Junior qualifiers as British Athletics' juniors in Loughborough
 
 British Athletics     2017-05-21 kl. 23:45     987 words
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Hammer throw specialist and European Youth silver medallist Jake Norris (coach: Paul Dickenson) was the pick of the bunch as a host of the British

In the para athlete sprints, world and Paralympic champion Sophie Hahn (Joseph McDonnell) ensured her race would be one to remember as a blistering run saw her revise her own T38 world record to 12.49 ahead of a world class field which included T44
 
   
A leg up in life
 
 Straits Times     2017-05-21 kl. 23:07     693 words
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? Barely two years ago, Mr Muhammad Fazli Hasri was a patient at Tan Tock Seng Hospital's (TTSH) Foot Care & Limb Design Centre.

A sporty person who likes to surf, swim, cycle and play soccer, he hopes to represent Singapore in the Paralympics in future.
 
   
AUSTRALIA’S YOUNG LEADERS ARE READY TO FLY
 
 NewsMaker     2017-05-21 kl. 22:34     406 words
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Over the next two weeks, more than 2600 Year 9 students will gather across Australia for yLead’s ‘Altitude Day’ series – a two-week national roadshow that celebrates the difference that young people are capable of making in the world.

The day will also feature a range of other Australian leaders such as Brent Reilly (former AFL star), Rowie McEvoy (BRW Young Rich List) and Brant Garvey (Paralympic Triathlete).
 
   
Red, White & Trending: May 12-18
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-21 kl. 21:38     1039 words
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, 7:08 p.m. (ET) What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing? They're training. They're practicing. They're traveling to competitions and meets and games and tournaments. They're relaxing.

(ET) What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing?... Famous gymnastics star, meet famous TV star enjoying a mutual admiration party … To A Degree Even closer to the commencement action was two-time Paralympian...
 
   
To the wire at the Vice Admiral's Cup
 
 Yachts and Yachting Online     2017-05-21 kl. 21:23     993 words
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by James Boyd today at 8:11 pm 19-21 May 2017 The Vice Admiral's Cup concluded today on the central Solent in lighter 10-13 knot winds, but this time blowing from the east.

by James Boyd today at 8:11 pm 19-21 May 2017 The Vice Admiral's Cup concluded today on the central Solent in lighter 10-13 knot winds, but this time blowing from the east.The leaderboard was so tight across the seven classes of one designs and level

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Athletes told to return Olympic medals due to rust
 
 WPVI Philadelphia     2017-05-21 kl. 21:00     105 words
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Dozens of Olympic winning athletes from the Rio Games are being asked to return their medals because they have rusted or developed black spots on them. At least 130 medals, mostly bronze, are being fixed by the Brazilian Mint who made them.

More than 2,400 medals were produced for the Olympics and hundreds more for the Paralympics.
 
   
Syracuse's Woodhall, Springville boys among big winners at state track meet
 
 KSL-TV     2017-05-21 kl. 20:27     315 words
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Having trouble viewing the video? Try disabling any ad blocking extensions currently running on your browser.

Try disabling any ad blocking extensions currently running on your browser.PROVO — Syracuse’s Hunter Woodall had a state record, a scholarship from the University of Arkansas and a pair of Paralympic medals before his final state track meet
 
   
Protesters in S.African capital decry violence against women
 
 Africatime.com     2017-05-21 kl. 20:25     346 words
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Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Pretoria on Saturday, angered by a rise in violence against women and children in South Africa, including killings and sex attacks.

The killing of Reeva Steenkamp by her boyfriend, Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, drew global attention to the issue of domestic violence in South Africa.

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Daily Sabah (web)
 
   
Hahn breaks T38 100m world record
 
 BBC     2017-05-21 kl. 20:16     112 words
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British Paralympic champion Sophie Hahn set a new world record by clocking 12.49 seconds for T38 100m at the Loughborough International Athletics 2017. The 20-year-old, who won the event at Rio 2016, improved on her own previous best by 0.11 seconds.

British Paralympic champion Sophie Hahn set a new world record by clocking 12.49 seconds for T38 100m at the Loughborough International Athletics 2017.

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U.S. Fencer Eli Dershwitz Wins Career-First Individual World Cup Medal, A Silver
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-21 kl. 20:07     258 words
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, 1:16 p.m. (ET) Eli Dershwitz celebrates at Villa de Madrid on May 20, 2017 in Madrid. Two points is all that separated Eli Dershwitz from standing atop the podium at the Villa de Madrid, a men’s saber fencing world cup held in Madrid this weekend.

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Justin Gatlin Wins 100-Meter At Golden Grand Prix In Japan
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-21 kl. 20:07     286 words
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, 1:31 p.m. (ET) Justin Gatlin celebrates with Junkanoo dancers after the IAAF World Relays at Thomas Robinson Stadium on April 23, 2017 in Nassau, Bahamas. KAWASAKI, Japan -- Justin Gatlin clocked 10.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Los Angeles Mayor calls for Federal transport funding to be fast-tracked to help Olympic bid
 
 Big News Network     2017-05-21 kl. 19:37     34 words
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is reportedly using his city's bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games as a bargaining tactic to fast-track

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is reportedly using his city's bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games as a bargaining tactic to fast-track. ...Federal funding for a new subway line t.
 
   
World record for Sophie Hahn
 
 Sporting Life     2017-05-21 kl. 19:22     140 words
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, 17:20 Sophie Hahn Paralympian Sophie Hahn set a new world record in winning the T38 100metres at Loughborough. The 20-year-old, who claimed gold for Team GB in the event in Rio, clocked a time of 12.49 seconds to smash her previous best of 12.

World record for Sophie Hahn. , 17:20 Sophie Hahn Paralympian Sophie Hahn set a new world record in winning the T38 100metres at Loughborough.
 
   
Outdoors Calendar: May 21, 2017
 
 Charleston Post and Courier     2017-05-21 kl. 19:19     553 words
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Fly Tying Class Kyler Gartner will lead a fly tying class at 6 p.m. May 24 at the West Ashley location of The Charleston Angler. There is a $15 materials cost. Call 843-571-3899. Fishin’ For a Mission Tournament St.

Proceeds benefit the Charleston Paralympics Sports Club and Adaptive Expeditions.
 
   
Lemon pips rivals as Para-Cycling Road World Cup concludes in Ostend
 
 Inside The Games     2017-05-21 kl. 18:29     359 words
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Michael Pavitt Sunday, 21 May 2017 Australia's Meg Lemon was among the winners on the closing day of the Para-Cycling Road World Cup in Ostend.

The Paralympic champion was followed across the line by Australia's Kyle Bridgwood and Diego German Duenas Gomez of Colombia.

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Premier League's first 21st century player: What was happening in 2000?
 
 Irish Independent     2017-05-21 kl. 18:24     640 words
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An Angel Gomes became the first player born in the 21st century to appear in the Premier League when he replaced Wayne Rooney in Manchester United's final-day fixture against Crystal Palace.

Redgrave won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year prize ahead of fellow Olympic gold medallist Lewis and Paralympian Tanni Grey-Thompson, who also wins the Helen Rollason award.
 
   
Nuzman to resign as South American Sports Organization President
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-21 kl. 17:56     374 words
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Carlos Nuzman is planning to further reduce his international sporting influence by stepping down as President of the South American Sports Organization (ODESUR). He has called for an election to select a new Board of the regional body.

He remains as President of the Organising Committee for last year's Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics, a role where he remains active dealing with various problems relating to fulfilling financial contracts associated with the Games.

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Merced teen battling cancer places second in state finals, vows “I’ll be back”
 
 Merced Sun-Star     2017-05-21 kl. 17:49     473 words
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A state title was not in the cards Saturday for Brody Ferguson, a 16-year-old swimmer with one leg who just days ago learned he has another fight with cancer on his hands. But he’s determined to be back on top next year.

But he’s determined to be back on top next year.The El Capitan High School freshman finished second in two sprints across the pool Saturday, seconds behind the winner of each race in the Paralympic CIF State Swimming and Diving Championships in

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Further controversy over West Ham's 'deal of the century' as it emerges the
 
 Daily Mail     2017-05-21 kl. 17:25     1162 words
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Dave Burke For MailonlinePress Association 13:17 BST, 21 May 2017

The former Olympic Stadium in Stratford pictured during construction in 2010, ahead of the 2012 Olympic Games The stadium in Stratford, East London, was built to host the 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics before being renovated so it could
 
   
Shikongo and Nambala to visit Lüderitz
 
 Namibia Press Agency     2017-05-21 kl. 17:03     87 words
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Contributed by NAMPA. WINDHOEK, 21 MAY (NAMPA) – Namibia's 2016 Paralympic Games medallists Ananias Shikongo and Johannes Nambala will on Monday visit the Seaflower head office in Lüderitz to present their medals.

WINDHOEK, 21 MAY (NAMPA) – Namibia's 2016 Paralympic Games medallists Ananias Shikongo and Johannes Nambala will on Monday visit the Seaflower head office in Lüderitz to present their medals.Visually impaired Shikongo won a gold medal in the T11,
 
   
Anh's Brush With Fame: Kurt Fearnley - Series 2 - Ep 7
 
 Enhance TV     2017-05-21 kl. 16:56     160 words
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     Anh Do's guest this week is inspirational five-time Paralympian Kurt Fearnley. Anh tries to capture the charming larrikin's 'never say die' attitude. #AnhsBrushWithFame.

Kurt Fearnley - Series 2 - Ep 7.      Anh Do's guest this week is inspirational five-time Paralympian Kurt Fearnley.
 
   
Helen Hayes Hospital Offers Power Soccer!
 
 Hospital Newspaper     2017-05-21 kl. 16:44     212 words
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The Adapted Sports and Recreation Program at Helen Hayes Hospital will offer its first power soccer intro clinic on Friday, June 30th from 12-3pm at the West Haverstraw Village Hall at 130 Samsondale Avenue.

played in the Paralympics in the future.
 
   
IAAF World Championships London 2017 medals unveiled
 
 IAAF     2017-05-21 kl. 15:17     685 words
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Organisers today unveiled the official medals for the IAAF World Championships London 2017 .

European and Commonwealth silver medallist Jazmin Sawyers, coach of Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill, Toni Minichiello, and five-time Paralympic medallist Dan Greaves were all part of the creative panel that fed into the medal design process.

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Setting His Sight on the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo
 
 KAALtv.com     2017-05-21 kl. 15:15     123 words
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06:39 AM (ABC 6 News) -- Ricky Ties has reached major athletic achievements, despite the hindrance of a rare genetic disease called retinitis pigmentosa. Since birth, his disease has been slowly deteriorating the tissue in his eyes.

Setting His Sight on the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo.
 
   
ISF President Petrynka charged by Bach with bridging global gap for school
 
 Inside The Games     2017-05-21 kl. 14:54     2331 words
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Mike Rowbottom Sunday, 21 May 2017 Boys and girls from 32 countries gathered in the Croatian city of Porec earlier this month for the World Schools Basketball Championships, with the action streamed live on the Olympic Channel as well as the site of the sport's world governing body, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). The event attracted more than 200,000 viewers.

As Paris awaits the International Olympic Committee (IOC) vote on September 13 on whether it will be successful in its bid to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics, the ISF will be on standby to launch its own long term plans of involvement.
 
   
Gatlin outruns Cambridge, Sani Brown for 100-meter victory at Golden Grand Prix Kawasaki
 
 Japan Times     2017-05-21 kl. 14:44     686 words
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KAWASAKI – American top sprinter Justin Gatlin withstood challenges from Japanese prospects Aska Cambridge and Abdul Hakim Sani Brown in a 100-meter race on Sunday at the Golden Grand Prix Kawasaki.

In the Paralympic disciplines, Jarryd Wallace, who finished fifth in last year’s Rio Olympics, won the men’s 100 (T44 class) with a time of 11.17.Kaz Nagatsuka.
 
   
IOC board to discuss awarding 2024 & 2028 Olympics at same time
 
 Yahoo! India     2017-05-21 kl. 14:03     320 words
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Paris, May 19 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday said its executive board will discuss the viability of awarding hosting rights of the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games at the same time in June.

Los Angeles and Paris are the two remaining candidate cities for the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games after withdrawal of Rome, Hamburg, Boston and Budapest.
 
   
London 2017 medal designs revealed
 
 BBC     2017-05-21 kl. 13:41     190 words
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Hannah Cockcroft and Jazmin Sawyers, British Paralympian and Olympian respectively, unveiled the medals in Greenwich The World Championships medals

Hannah Cockcroft and Jazmin Sawyers, British Paralympian...

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Railroaded 'anti-conspiracy' bill fails to balance public safety and individual rights (2017/5/20)
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-05-21 kl. 12:58     890 words
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The so-called anti-conspiracy bill passed the House of Representatives Judicial Affairs Committee on May 19, bringing the bill one big step closer to going into effect.

Paralympics. Meanwhile, opposition parties such as the Democratic Party (DP) and the Japanese Communist Party (JCP) maintain concerns that "ordinary people" would become subject to anti-conspiracy charges under such legislation, leaving the two camps...
 
   
The Wow Factor, Ruslan Reiter, Maranacook
 
 Portland Press Herald     2017-05-21 kl. 11:40     515 words
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Ruslan Reiter doesn’t mind talking about his adventures with the United States Paralympic Nordic ski team, but he’s probably not going to volunteer the information.

Ruslan Reiter doesn’t mind talking about his adventures with the United States Paralympic Nordic ski team, but he’s probably not going to volunteer the information.“You would not know he is an Olympic-level athlete by talking to him, and he
 
   
There are beds still available for the Champions League final... but they are in tents
 
 Wales Online     2017-05-21 kl. 11:36     857 words
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The campsite being built on Pontcanna Fields, which will feature 2,000 tents, was at 10% capacity on the day of the last semi-final of the Champions

Campingninja has experience of providing accommodation at a variety of big events such as London’s 2012 Olympics and Paralympics and the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. “We had 13 campsites across London and The South East during London 2012
 
   
ISA apply for International Paralympic Committee membership
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-21 kl. 11:31     374 words
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Fernando Aguerre, the President of the International Surfing Association (ISA), has confirmed that the governing body has submitted an application for membership of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

ISA apply for International Paralympic Committee membership.... Fernando Aguerre, the President of the International Surfing Association (ISA), has confirmed that the governing body has submitted an application for membership of the International Paralympic...

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Iranian athletes get more medals in 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games
 
 Press TV     2017-05-21 kl. 09:42     477 words
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Islamic sportsmen and women have received eight more medals, half of them gold, at the ongoing 4th edition of Islamic Solidarity Games in Azerbaijan, to raise their country’s medal count to 82 in the multinational and multi-sport event.

Saturday, Iran’s Paralympian athlete Saman Pakbaz competed in the men's shot put F12 category.

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