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Särskole-DM på Sannavallen
 
 Nya Wermlands-Tidningen     2017-05-31 kl. 06:00     134 words
 
Nu är det dags för en av årets festligaste tillställningar på Sannavallen. I dag onsdag avgörs Särskole-DM i friidrott. Sannavallen har varit tävlingsplats för Särskole-DM flera gånger sedan arenan invigdes.

Så många deltagare har vi inte haft på ett par år så det är kul att det börjar växa igen, säger Jan Thorin, kanslist på Parasport Värmland.
 
   
Nu invigs STIGA Sports Arena Eskilstuna!
 
 Cision Wire     2017-05-30 kl. 09:02     415 words
 
PRESSMEDDELANDE Lördag 3 juni är det invigning av och öppet hus i STIGA Sports Arena Eskilstuna. Under dagen bjuds bland annat på prova-på-aktiviteter, uppvisningsmatcher, mingelmagi, spex och bolltrixande. Invigningen sker klockan 12.00.

HK Eskil, Eskilstuna GUIF, Idrott För Alla, Eskilstuna BTK, IK Standard, Mesta IBK, Torshälla IBK, IK Eskilstuna Gymnasterna, Eskilstuna Gymnastikförening, Parasport Eskilstuna, Eskilstuna Basket.
 
   
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Wauchope swimmer makes State squad
 
 Camden Haven Courier     2017-05-31 kl. 08:06     257 words
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Morgan Jean from Wauchope has been selected in the Swimming NSW 2017 Paralympic Development Squad.

Morgan Jean from Wauchope has been selected in the Swimming NSW 2017 Paralympic Development Squad.Wauchope swimmer Morgan Jean from Wauchope has been selected in the Swimming New South Wales 2017 Paralympic Development Squad, along with 17-year-old
 
   
What you really 'see' when you're blind
 
 XinMsn     2017-05-31 kl. 05:30     362 words
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© Facebook / ABC “What I actually see is a thick yellow cloud.

For paralympian Matt Formston, who is legally blind with only a tiny amount of peripheral vision, blindness looks like "putting your fists in front of your eyes, so you can't see anything at all in the middle, and then you imagine you're looking
 
   
St Joe's pupils and staff holding charity walk/run to help classmate
 
 Derry News     2017-05-31 kl. 05:28     64 words
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20:00 Tuesday 30th of May 2017 If you have a story or want to send a photo or video to us please contact the Derry Now editorial team on 028 7129 6600 for Derry City stories Or 028 7774 3970 for County Derry stories. Or you can email[email protected] at any time.

St Joe's pupils and staff holding charity walk/run to help classmate. ...achieve Paralympic dream.20:00 Tuesday 30th of May 2017 If you have a story or want to send a photo or video to us please contact the Derry Now editorial team on 028 7129 6600
 
   
Peugeot 208 Pledge Car Set on Road Tour Across Malaysia
 
 Autofreaks.com     2017-05-31 kl. 05:27     382 words
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The Fit Malaysia programme, which is set to tour the country in conjunction with the KL 2017 is about to step up in prestige with the addition of the

National gymnast Farah Ann Abdul Hadi, high jumper Nauraj Singh, 2016 Paralympic gold medal discus thrower Ziyad Zolkefli and national hockey player Joel van Huizen signed on the car, and are now calling upon Malaysia as a collective nation to come
 
   
Conference Alert!!! South African Sports Medicine Association Congress 2017 “Integrate. Accelerate. Elevate.”
 
 British Journal of Sports Medicine     2017-05-31 kl. 05:22     460 words
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Dr. Patho Zondi (SASMA President) Siyakwamukela! ( isiZulu: We welcome you!

Paralympic Medicine – lead by Prof Wayne Derman (RSA) Sports Specific Sessions Load and Injury Management – lead by Prof Martin Schwellnus (RSA) and Dr Jeroen Swart (RSA) The Female Athlete – lead by Dr’s Kate Ackerman (USA), Aurelia Nattiv
 
   
Olympic Notes: Tokyo 2020 Announces Recruit As Official Partner
 
 Sports Business Daily     2017-05-31 kl. 04:36     80 words
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The Organizing Committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games announced Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. as an official partner, the second domestic tier of the Games' sponsorship program.

The Organizing Committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Garneau added to Canada's boccia team for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-31 kl. 04:12     272 words
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Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games gold medallist Bruno Garneau has been added to Canada’s boccia team for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, it has been announced.

Garneau added to Canada's boccia team for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.... Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games gold medallist Bruno Garneau has been added to Canada’s boccia team for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, it has been announced.Garneau replaces the...
 
   
McMurry's Wright Ready to Compete in Paralympics
 
 Big Country     2017-05-31 kl. 03:55     369 words
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- McMurry track and field star Tanner Wright is going to compete at the US Paralympic Tranck and Field National Championships this week. "Training's been going well. It's definitely hard, but it's worth it at the end. At least I hope it is," Wright said.

McMurry's Wright Ready to Compete in Paralympics. -... McMurry track and field star Tanner Wright is going to compete at the US Paralympic Tranck and Field National Championships this week.... He runs a 10.8 100 meter, so he's fast,  but paralympics hasn't...
 
   
McMurry's Wright to compete at Paralympics national meet
 
 Abilene Reporter     2017-05-31 kl. 03:17     1031 words
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McMurry's Tanner Wright, right, will compete this week in the Paralympics Track and Field National Championships in Los Angeles. (Photo: McMurry University) McMurry freshman Tanner Wright doesn't view his underdeveloped left arm as a disability.

McMurry's Wright to compete at Paralympics national meet.... McMurry's Tanner Wright, right, will compete this week in the Paralympics Track and Field National Championships in Los Angeles.... Paralympics Track and Field National Championships for a chance...

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Kelly Barnhill Named 2017 USA Softball National Collegiate Player Of The Year
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-31 kl. 02:59     443 words
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, 7:57 p.m. (ET) In 2017, Kelly Barnhill pitched to a record of 23-3 with a nation's-best 0.35 ERA at the University of Florida.

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Girls on the Run looks to Paralympian Bonnie St. John for inspiration
 
 The Post Game     2017-05-31 kl. 02:54     50 words
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Girls on the Run looks to Paralympian Bonnie St.
 
   
Girls on the Run looks to Paralympian Bonnie St. John for inspiration
 
 FOXSports.com     2017-05-31 kl. 02:41     120 words
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After losing a leg at a young age and becoming a Paralympic ski champion, Bonnie St. John is bringing her message of resiliency to Girls on the Run Twin Cities. More  FOX Sports North  Videos Is Jose Berrios the next Minnesota Twins ace?

Girls on the Run looks to Paralympian Bonnie St.... After losing a leg at a young age and becoming a Paralympic ski champion, Bonnie St.

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Girls on the Run looks to Paralympian Bonnie St. John for inspiration
 
 NewsR.in     2017-05-31 kl. 02:40     30 words
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After losing a leg at a young age and becoming a Paralympic ski champion, Bonnie St. John is bringing her message of resiliency to Girls on the Run Twin Cities.

Girls on the Run looks to Paralympian Bonnie St.... After losing a leg at a young age and becoming a Paralympic ski champion, Bonnie St.
 
   
Ukraine begin IBSA Partially Sighted Football World Championships defence with victory
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-31 kl. 02:36     206 words
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Defending champions Ukraine began their defence of the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Partially Sighted Football World Championships with victory over France in Italian city Cagliari.

It is being run by Tigers Paralympic Sport, a member of the Italian Paralympic Federation for the Visually Impaired (FISPIC).
 
   
Sold Out appointed as Official Event Management Company of GC2018
 
 Medianet     2017-05-31 kl. 02:27     451 words
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Sold Out appointed as Official Event Management Company of GC2018 Sold Out National Event Management (Sold Out) will be the Official Event

Family. “Sold Out have been delivering world class events for over 24 years, including the Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games as well as the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.
 
   
Three injured Scots veterans set for Invictus Games in Canada
 
 The National     2017-05-31 kl. 02:21     317 words
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THREE injured Scots veterans have been chosen to represent the UK at the Invictus Games Toronto 2017.

He also hopes to represent his country at the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in Nordic skiing.
 
   
Maya, six, gives her Prince Charming a big grin as she helps unveil
 
 Scottish Sunday Express     2017-05-31 kl. 02:03     375 words
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LITTLE Maya Turner stole the show today when she joined Prince Harry to unveil Britain's next Invictus Games squad.

Maya was reading out a letter praising her mother Michelle for competing in September's military paralympics-style tournament in Toronto.

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Improving job opportunities for people with a disability
 
 InTheBlack     2017-05-31 kl. 01:53     2229 words
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Much has been done to improve gender and racial diversity in the workplace, but what provisions are companies making to ensure people with a disability can find a job and work at their full potential?

Paralympian Dylan Alcott’s business, Get Skilled Access , provides a much-needed reality check.... A dual gold medallist in wheelchair tennis at last year’s Rio 2016 Paralympics, Alcott co-founded the business with fellow paralympian Nick Morris to help...
 
   
How to create an Apple-grade customer experience
 
 InTheBlack     2017-05-31 kl. 01:53     2144 words
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Clients can be high maintenance, but it’s all about keeping them coming back for more. For market leaders like Apple, technology has changed customer service so that every phase of a customer’s experience is carefully planned and makes them feel valued.

Uniqlo also gives its brand a familiar face through global ambassadors such as tennis champion Novak Djokovic, sailor and Young Australian of the Year Jessica Watson, and Japanese paralympian Shingo Kunieda.
 
   
French athletes star at inaugural Paris Grand Prix
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-31 kl. 01:44     1082 words
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Nantenin Keita, Mandy Francois-Elie, Timothee Adolphe and Pierre Fairbank were amongst the winners in the French capital on Tuesday. “‘I’m not happy, because the time is not good.

Paralympic 400m T13 champion Nantenin Keita (26.46) stormed home to win the women’s 200m T13 well clear of her rivals – although she still wasn’t altogether pleased with her performance. “‘I’m not happy, because the time is not good.
 
   
LA 2024 leaders say they're still focused on 2024 Games despite report that Paris has edge
 
 Burbank Leader     2017-05-31 kl. 01:44     306 words
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LA 2024 bid leaders have said they remain intent on winning the 2024 Summer Games in the wake of a report that the International Olympic Committee is moving closer to an arrangement that would give them 2028 instead.

We're honored that Los Angeles is a 2024 candidate city at this important time for the Olympic and Paralympic movements, and we look forward to collaborating with the IOC in the months ahead."

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Loaded 200-Meter Field Proved To Be No Problem For Rising Track Star Tori Bowie
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-31 kl. 01:13     752 words
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, 5:14 p.m. (ET) Tori Bowie (R) competes in the women's 200-meter semifinals at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 at the Olympic Stadium on Aug. 16, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. EUGENE, Ore. – Tori Bowie continues to impress.

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Job vacancy at World Sailing - Finance Assistant
 
 Sailing.org     2017-05-31 kl. 00:04     293 words
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World Sailing, the world governing body for the sport, is currently advertising for a Finance Assistant to be based at its new offices in London.

Background World Sailing is the world governing body for the sport of sailing, officially recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Sailing is responsible for: the promotion of the
 
   
Report: IOC leaning toward awarding 2024 Olympics to Paris, 2028 to Los Angeles
 
 FOXSports.com     2017-05-31 kl. 00:04     475 words
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The International Olympic Committee is leaning toward a deal that would award the 2024 Olympics to Paris and the 2028 Olympics to Los Angeles, to Matthew Futterman of the Wall Street Journal .

City at this important time for the Olympic and Paralympic Movements, and we look forward to collaborating with the IOC in the months ahead.” The last time the IOC awarded two Olympic host cities was in 1921, when Paris got 1924 and Amsterdam

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Scout Bassett Went From An Orphanage In China To The Paralympics And She's Not Done Yet
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-30 kl. 23:28     1423 words
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, 3:42 p.m. (ET)   Scout Bassett competed at her first Paralympic Games in Rio in 2016.  Scout Bassett nearly dropped out of UCLA her freshman year.

Scout Bassett Went From An Orphanage In China To The Paralympics And She's Not Done Yet. , 3:42 p.m.... (ET)   Scout Bassett competed at her first Paralympic Games in Rio in 2016.  Scout Bassett nearly dropped out of UCLA her freshman year.The 4-foot-9...
 
   
Coventry musical Godiva Rocks headlines autumn season 2017 at Belgrade
 
 Coventry Telegraph     2017-05-30 kl. 22:41     1138 words
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19:00, 30 MAY 2017 The Belgrade Theatre has announced its full line-up for the autumn 2017 season, including the must-see Coventry musical Godiva Rocks making its world premiere on the Main Stage in October, from the creative team behind the smash-hit Coventry Blitz play One Night in November.

Combining a gritty coming-of-age story with the band's best rock n roll hits, Graeae Theatre Company are taking the show back on the road following the success of a previous tour and performance at the 2012 Paralympic Opening Ceremony.
 
   
Scout Bassett Went From An Orphanage In China To The Paralympics And She's..
 
 TaableNote News     2017-05-30 kl. 22:25     7 words
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Scout Bassett continues to move to the !

Scout Bassett Went From An Orphanage In China To The Paralympics And She's..Scout Bassett continues to move to the !
 
   
Vacancy: Performance Welfare Officer
 
 British Judo Association     2017-05-30 kl. 21:50     316 words
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British Judo’s Performance Vision is to ‘Create medal-winning athletes at every Olympic and Paralympic games.

British Judo’s Performance Vision is to ‘Create medal-winning athletes at every Olympic and Paralympic games.’ This is an exciting opportunity to work in a high-performance environment alongside world-class athletes and the next generation of
 
   
BBC regional documentaries to celebrate English inventions
 
 ATV Network Today     2017-05-30 kl. 21:50     807 words
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Invented In England sees the beeb celebrate the extraordinary contribution England has made to modern scientific discoveries.

Paralympian swimmer Kate explores the world of prosthetic inventors.
 
   
2017 National Senior Games presented by Humana to Mark 30th Anniversary
 
 Athletic Business     2017-05-30 kl. 21:35     1285 words
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Source: National Senior Games Association BIRMINGHAM, Ala.

Two Alabama Olympic Gold Medalists, track speedster Willie Smith and diver Jennifer Chandler, plus Paralympic Wheelchair Rugby Bronze medalist Bob Lujano, will host the youth visitors.
 
   
Super athletes who fell from grace
 
 ZoBo.co.za     2017-05-30 kl. 21:27     39 words
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Oscar Pistorius: South African amputee sprint runner Oscar Pistorius saw his professional career coming to an end after he was accused of murdering his girlfriend and model Reeva Steenkamp. In 2004, Pistorius became a Paralympic champion after winning a ..

In 2004, Pistorius became a Paralympic champion after winning a ......
 
   
Joe Wicks reveals he's turned down Strictly Come Dancing 2017
 
 Telly Mix     2017-05-30 kl. 21:03     253 words
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Fitness guru Joe Wicks has revealed he's turned down Strictly Come Dancing. Joe, also known as 'The Body Coach', claims BBC bosses had offered him a place in the show's next series. He is a social media sensation, with 1.

There's also Paralympian Ellie Simmonds, Robot Wars host Angela Scanlon, comic Joel Dommett and marathon runner Paula Radcliffe.
 
   
News - Watch Canadian Provincial High School Championships Live on AthleticsCanada.tv
 
 RunnerSpace.com     2017-05-30 kl. 21:02     450 words
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Last Tweet Today, 4:55pm Retweets: 0 | Favorites 3 Today, 4:55pm More Tweets AC on Instagram Come visit us at the Alberta High School Championships this Friday & Saturday.

Begins June 2. Comments: 0 Likes: 179 May 31st 2016, 12:44pm days to go #rio2016 #ACRoadtoRio #paralympics Comments:
 
   
Olympics: POCOG 2018 stages a Peace Walk along the DMZ
 
 Sports Features     2017-05-30 kl. 20:49     303 words
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NewsUpdate POCOG President Hee-beom Lee encouraged the visitors © POCOG Students from seven Asian national participated © POCOG

NewsUpdate POCOG President Hee-beom Lee encouraged the visitors © POCOG Students from seven Asian national participated © POCOG. ...Sports Features Communications (SFC) The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic

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House of Possibilities to host gala
 
 Harvard Post     2017-05-30 kl. 20:48     418 words
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House of Possibilities will host its annual HOPe gala at 6 p.m. June 15 at the Four Points Sheraton in Norwood. Since 2009, HOPe has been providing care and programming to children and adults with developmental challenges.

Dr. Ronan Tynan, Irish tenor, physician, recording artist and paralympian, will perform.

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The 2024 Olympics: the IOC emphasises the excellence of Paris’ bid
 
 Premier Ministre     2017-05-30 kl. 20:24     601 words
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this year, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will meet in Lima (Peru) to announce the city selected to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The President of the Republic and Minister of Sport will be there for the occasion.

The 2024 Olympics: the IOC emphasises the excellence of Paris’ bid. this year, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will meet in Lima (Peru) to announce the city selected to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Paralympic legend to train runners ahead of Robin Hood Marathon
 
 Nottingham Post     2017-05-30 kl. 20:19     519 words
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JonPritchard Posted: May 30, 2017 Richard Whitehead will be holding training session across the city ahead of the marathon in September

Paralympic legend to train runners ahead of Robin Hood Marathon.... And if that isn't enough, he is also a multiple gold medallist at the Paralympic Games in sprinting 100m and 200m.... The race is sponsored by Ikano Bank and the Swedish company has teamed up with the Paralympic...
 
   
Paris 2024 Celebrates Para-sport and Its Athletes
 
 Around The Rings     2017-05-30 kl. 20:14     786 words
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On 30th and 31st May Paris’ Charléty Stadium hosts the Handisport Open Paris 2017, the newest addition to the World Para Athletics Grand Prix calendar.

On 30th and 31st May Paris’ Charléty Stadium hosts the Handisport Open Paris 2017, the newest addition to the World Para Athletics Grand Prix calendar.Less than a year after the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, France has welcomed the international

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Former Paralympic champion named players' advocate by Boccia England
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-30 kl. 20:12     222 words
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Former Paralympic gold medallist Dan Bentley has been appointed as a players' advocate by Boccia England.

Former Paralympic champion named players' advocate by Boccia England.... Former Paralympic gold medallist Dan Bentley has been appointed as a players' advocate by Boccia England.As part of the role, Bentley will sit on the organisation's Board and sports...
 
   
Harry hosts veterans at Buckingham Palace garden party
 
 Bailiwick Express     2017-05-30 kl. 20:02     629 words
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The prince met a 105-year-old doctor who had treated Saddam Hussein in the late 1970s. Prince Harry has hosted his first garden party at Buckingham Palace – and ended up meeting a doctor who treated Saddam Hussein.

He will be taking part in swimming and archery events when the Paralympic-style Invictus Games is staged in Toronto in September.

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Paralympic legend to train runners ahead of Robin Hood Marathon
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-05-30 kl. 19:46     110 words
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Runners in this year's Robin Hood Marathon could get tips from a world record holder ahead of the race in September. Richard Whitehead MBE holds the world records for athletes with a double amputation for running both the full and half marathons.

Paralympic legend to train runners ahead of Robin Hood Marathon.... Richard Whitehead MBE holds the world records for athletes with a double amputation for running both the full and half marathons.And if that isn't enough, he is also a multiple gold medallist at the Paralympic...
 
   
Trends in Multisport: Insights from USA Triathlon
 
 Sports Destination Management     2017-05-30 kl. 19:34     1449 words
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By: Amanda Duke Boulet , Brian D'Amico , Jessica Welk , Meg Weagley No question about it: triathlon and duathlon are growing. From bucket-list items for weekend warriors to elite international competitions, multisport is on the rise.

Paratriathlon By Amanda Duke Boulet In December of 2010, the International Paralympic Committee announced that paratriathlon would debut at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.... In addition, USA Triathlon engages in specific educational outreach with Paralympic...
 
   
IJF to host first World Championships for athletes with an intellectual disability
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-30 kl. 19:04     179 words
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The first International Judo Federation (IJF) World Championships for athletes with an intellectual disability will be held in Cologne in Germany later this year. Action is set to take place between October 19 and 22 at the city's ASV Sporthalle.

At the Paralympic Games, judo is contested solely by visually impaired athletes.
 
   
Winter 2026 is Coming, Says Calgary, and they Want to Host
 
 Sports Destination Management     2017-05-30 kl. 19:03     624 words
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By: Mary Helen Sprecher Survey Reveals Support for City’s Bid for Winter Olympics Summer 2024? Forget about that. Winter is coming and Calgary wants to host.

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.
 
   
SIRF’s 30th Birthday Line-up Announced
 
 North East Connected     2017-05-30 kl. 18:59     466 words
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- 0 STOCKTON International Riverside Festival (SIRF) celebrates its 30th birthday this year and judging by the line-up, it will be an occasion to remember.

And there will be a party atmosphere throughout with birthday games including a large scale interactive game zone inspired by classic arcade games and oversized Bingo compered by Beryl and Cyril, who hope to make Bingo an official Paralympic sport.
 
   
Thailand dominate BISFed Asia-Oceania Champs
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-30 kl. 18:56     528 words
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Thai athletes claimed two individual golds and won the team event.

The home fans would have been expecting reigning Rio 2016 Paralympic champion Yuk Wing Leung to be in contention for a medal in the BC4 .... The Japanese team have had a number of excellent results leading up to the Regional Championships, and despite the heavy defeat the signs look good for them as their road to a home Paralympic...
 
   
Former Salisbury Plain Army Major is selected for the Invictus Games
 
 SpireFM     2017-05-30 kl. 18:53     195 words
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A former Army Major who was based on Salisbury Plain says she's over the moon at being selected for this year's Invictus Games . Cornelia Oosthuizen served as an Education Officer attached to 3rd Battalion the Mercian Regiment in Tidworth .

Cornelia is now among the 90 strong British squad who will take on the paralympic style competition in Canada this September.
 
   
Pink Dot 2017 video shows everyday S'poreans speaking to LGBT folks
 
 Mothership.sg     2017-05-30 kl. 18:50     277 words
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What happens when everyday regular Singaporeans get to meet and chat with folks from the LGBT community that they never had prior encounters with or any familiarity at all?

This year’s Pink Dot’s ambassadors are singer Nathan Hartono, theatre and television performer Ebi Shankara, and Paralympic swimmer, Theresa Goh.

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Merseyside Youth Sport Trust held a conference at Greenbank Sports Academy
 
 Educate Magazine     2017-05-30 kl. 18:45     190 words
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entitled Step Into Sport to bring together young disabled leaders and non disabled leaders who want to provide more opportunities for young disabled people in sport, and really develop their skills as leaders and role models.

really develop their skills as leaders and role models.Ollie Nugent, Rio 2016 Paralympic Footballer Liverpool School Sports Partnership competition workshop for young ambassadors St Julies at the English Federation of Disability Sport workshop
 
   
Cheltenham Town: Club can achieve great things with everyone pulling together
 
 GloucestershireLive.co.uk     2017-05-30 kl. 18:27     1056 words
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Murry Toms is using nearly 20 years' digital and broadcast media experience to transform the way Cheltenham Town interact with their supporters.

London Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and the Rugby World Cup in Gloucester.
 
   
Athletes Learn To Lean On Each Other As They Pivot To Life After Sport
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-05-30 kl. 18:10     1047 words
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, 11:23 a.m. (ET) Participants in the third cohort of the United States Olympic Committee's Pivot program pose before their day of workshops on March 10, 2017 in Colorado Springs, Colo. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.

Many athletes struggle with the unspoken challenges of coming home from the Olympic or Paralympic Games.” Athletes are run through problem-solving exercises, self-assessment tests and journaling assignments to learn more about their own psychology
 
   
J SAINSBURY : Ellie Simmonds attends Lucky School for one-of-a-kind PE lesson
 
 4 Traders     2017-05-30 kl. 17:41     645 words
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Heyford Park Free School wins PE lesson run by Paralympic gold medallist as part of the Sainsbury's Active Kids programme Today pupils of Heyford Park

Heyford Park Free School wins PE lesson run by Paralympic gold medallist as part of the Sainsbury's Active Kids programme Today pupils of Heyford Park. ...Free School won the chance to spend their morning with Paralympian Ellie Simmonds, as part of
 
   
Royal Selangor sertai KL2017, tajaan lepasi sasaran
 
 Sports247.my     2017-05-30 kl. 17:38     827 words
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BERBAKI 80 hari menjelang bermulanya Sukan SEA 2017, pingat yang menjadi rebutan pada temasya Kuala Lumpur 2017, dipekenalkan secara rasmi pada satu majlis di Royal Selangor Visitor Centre, Setapak Kuala Lumpur.

Saravanan, MASOC Secretariat Chief Executive Officer Dato’ Seri Zolkples Embong, Olympic Council of Malaysia President Tunku Imran Tuanku Jaafar and Malaysian Paralympic Council (MPM) Deputy President John Ng.
 
   
Brussels to stage Grand Départ of 2019 Tour de France
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-30 kl. 17:35     394 words
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Organisers of the Tour de France have confirmed that the Grand Départ of the 2019 race will be held in Brussels to mark the 50th anniversary of Belgian legend Eddy Merckx's first win.

2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Best of British: Hannah Cockroft
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-30 kl. 17:33     789 words
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The five-time Paralympic champion targets further success after breaking the world record in all three events she raced in in Arbon, Switzerland. “What do I want this year?

Best of British: Hannah Cockroft. The five-time Paralympic champion targets further success after breaking the world record in all three events she raced in in Arbon, Switzerland. “What do I want this year?I just want to get faster, I just want to get...
 
   
Evan Strong: My memorable moments from 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-30 kl. 17:33     405 words
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The US snowboarder won his first World Cup crystal globe last season. “I’m so stoked on those two wins in the snowboard-cross and the banked slalom .... I worked really hard for them all season...

Motivated after claiming his first World Para Snowboard World Cup crystal globe, the USA’s Evan Strong now targets double gold at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games .
 
   
A Conversation With Jonathan Naft, CPO
 
 Healio     2017-05-30 kl. 17:26     692 words
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In this issue, O&P News poses five questions to Jonathan Naft, CPO. Naft is the president and founder of Geauga Rehabilitation Engineering Inc., and the vice president and general manager of Myomo Inc.

Naft is also an ABC examiner, member of the AAOP Coding and Reimbursement Committee, a volunteer prosthetic Paralympic practitioner and a member of the O&P News advisory board.
 
   
Justice Minister Kaneda tries to dispel antiterrorism legislation concerns
 
 The Japan News     2017-05-30 kl. 17:13     212 words
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Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Justice Minister Katsutoshi Kaneda made clear on Tuesday that ordinary citizens will not be targeted by a bill to

Earlier at the committee meeting, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the antiterrorism legislation would be necessary toward the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Japan - Recruit become Official Partner for the Tokyo Olympics
 
 Staffing Industry Analysts     2017-05-30 kl. 17:11     137 words
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Recruit Holdings have concluded an agreement with the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games to become an Official Partner for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 for Human Resources and Online Study and Learning Services.

Recruit Holdings have concluded an agreement with the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games to become an Official Partner for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 for Human Resources and Online Study and Learning
 
   
A brief guide to Vancouver aka Hollywood North
 
 Irish Times     2017-05-30 kl. 17:04     1765 words
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took her play Belfast Girls to Canada’s most westerly metropolis and liked what she saw “The East Van area was once one of the most down-at-heel

Paralympics in 2010, making it one of the most expensive places on earth in which to live.... And, as there is pretty much constant snow on the mountains - hence the choice of Vancouver for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympics Winter Games – some of the...
 
   
Shikongo aims to break world record at IPC World Champs
 
 Namibia Press Agency     2017-05-30 kl. 16:43     90 words
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Contributed by NAMPA. WINDHOEK, 30 MAY (NAMPA) - Paralympic sprinter, Ananias Shikongo has set his sights on breaking the world record in the men’s T11 200 metre at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics World Championships in July.

Paralympic sprinter, Ananias Shikongo has set his sights on breaking the world record in the men’s T11 200 metre at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics World Championships in July.The championships will be held in London in the
 
   
Nathan Hartono, Ebi Shankara and Theresa Goh chosen as Pink Dot 2017 ambassadors
 
 Yahoo! Singpore She     2017-05-30 kl. 16:39     342 words
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Nathan Hartono, Ebi Shankara and Theresa Goh are this year’s Pink Dot ambassadors. (Photo: Pink Dot)MoreAmbassadors for this year’s Pink Dot event have been revealed to be local singer Nathan Hartono, paralympian Theresa Goh and singer/actor Ebi Shankara.

(Photo: Pink Dot)MoreAmbassadors for this year’s Pink Dot event have been revealed to be local singer Nathan Hartono, paralympian Theresa Goh and singer/actor Ebi Shankara.The ninth Pink Dot event, a rally for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

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One to watch: Helen Arbuthnot MCIOB
 
 Construction Manager     2017-05-30 kl. 16:38     344 words
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Newly chartered member Helen Arbuthnot may very well be the Institute’s first Olympian. The Canary Wharf Contractors project manager, who gained chartered status last month, coxed the Irish mixed four boat in the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

The Canary Wharf Contractors project manager, who gained chartered status last month, coxed the Irish mixed four boat in the London 2012 Paralympic Games.And although missing out on a medal then, she has a World Cup bronze medal from the same year
 
   
Derbyshire children’s choir in live Britain’s Got Talent semi-final
 
 Amber Valley Info     2017-05-30 kl. 16:16     3516 words
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Samtidigt som de föreslår skattesänkningar med 55 miljarder och går armkrok med Anna Kinberg Batra som bara föreslår knappa 30 miljarder i skattesänkningar. -
 
   
GB Announces Teams for Continental Clash 2017
 
 British Wheelchair Basketball     2017-05-30 kl. 16:15     482 words
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In just over a week’s time the GB men and women’s squads will compete in their penultimate tournament prior to the 2017 Europeans.

Notable absences from the teams will be seven-time Paralympian Simon Munn and five-time Paralympian Clare Griffiths, who both announced their retirement from international competition at the close of the Rio Paralympics.
 
   
20-year-old goes from beauty queen to ‘bald and one-legged’ after crushing cancer diagnosis
 
 Life Death Prizes.com     2017-05-30 kl. 16:13     696 words
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So inspiring. There’s no doubt that Jillian Williams is one of the bravest young women you could ever meet.

I guess my biggest one that I am reaching for right now is playing Paralympic volleyball.’ ‘I want to compete again for Miss Texas so I’ve got to get my body back in shape for where it needs to be for that.’ ‘My motto in life is, ‘I want
 
   
Para-Athletes Prepare For Loughrea Triathlon
 
 Galway Bay FM     2017-05-30 kl. 16:11     699 words
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Para-athlete David Kerr completes the swim leg of a race earlier this year. Photo: Damien Jackson.

Paralympic Games in 2016, the involvement of para-athletes in sport has taken off over the last six months,” said Mr Tilley. “ Athletes at all levels are now looking to get involved and not just compete but to enjoy all kinds of sports, be it
 
   
What time is Celebrity Eggheads back on BBC Two, who is host Jeremy Vine, which celebs are involved and how does it work?
 
 Irish Sun     2017-05-30 kl. 15:55     346 words
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A team of famous faces will be battling it out against the general knowledge Goliaths to win cash for their charities CELEBRITY Eggheads returns with famous faces hoping that they can beat the general knowledge Goliaths to win cash for their charities.

Tonight’s lineup features a team of Paralympic gold medal winners comprised of Ollie Hund, Jody Cundy, Emma Wiggs, David Smith and Rob Davies.
 
   
'Thank You for Helping My Mummy' — Prince Harry Shares Sweet Moment with 6-Year-Old Girl at Invictus Team Launch
 
 People     2017-05-30 kl. 15:34     438 words
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Prince Harry shared a special moment with a young girl while meeting the team who will represent the U.K. at this year’s Invictus Games in Toronto .

person who comes over that line regardless of what strip they’re wearing.” CHRIS JACKSON/AFP/Getty The Invictus Games is an international Paralympic-style multi-sport event created by Prince Harry in 2014 “to demonstrate the power of sports to

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E-payments trend gain momentum
 
 SAMENA Telecommunications Council     2017-05-30 kl. 15:13     915 words
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Cash is on its way out, it seems. Governments across the globe are introducing digital and mobile payment systems in a push to become cashless economies.

3. Biometric payments for tourism boost In a bid to boost tourist numbers ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, Japan has introduced a biometric payments system for visitors to the country.
 
   
Pink Dot event will be barricaded, with security checks
 
 Today Online     2017-05-30 kl. 15:12     412 words
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SINGAPORE — Checks by security personnel will take place at this year’s Pink Dot to ensure attendees are either Singaporeans or permanent residents (PRs), said event organisers on Tuesday (May 30), in light of recent policy changes.

year’s event ambassadors are Singapore paralympian Theresa Goh, local singer Nathan Hartono, and actor Ebi Shankara.

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Japan stands 15th in world for drawing foreign tourists
 
 The Japan News     2017-05-30 kl. 15:03     221 words
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Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Japan ranked 15th in the world in terms of the number of visitors from abroad last year, a government white paper said Tuesday. The number of visitors to Japan grew 21.8 percent from the previous year to 24.

In a separate white paper on transportation policy for 2017, the government noted progress in promoting a barrier-free environment ahead of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo.
 
   
The Infamous Five
 
 Gulf News     2017-05-30 kl. 14:59     583 words
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A look at some of the other super athletes who fell from grace Lance Armstrong The seven-time Tour de France winning champion, Lance Armstrong, is now a forgotten athlete.

In 2004, Pistorius became a Paralympic champion after winning a gold medal during the 200-metre race at the Athens Paralympics but his biggest moment came when he was allowed to take part as a regular athlete in London 2012.

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Tokyo 2020 signs up Recruit Holdings as official partner
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-30 kl. 14:16     412 words
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Tokyo 2020 has today welcomed Recruit Holdings, a global company in information services and human resources, as an official partner.

Recruit Holdings says it will support the efforts of the Japan Olympic and Paralympic teams, and contribute to the success of the Tokyo 2020 Games.  Tokyo 2020 President Yoshir? Mori has welcomed the appointment of Recruit Holdings © "We are

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CAS to hear FIS appeal over Johaug doping ban on June 6
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-05-30 kl. 14:16     338 words
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Norway's Therese Johaug is set to find out whether she will be able to compete at Pyeongchang 2018 on June 6 when the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) hears the International Ski Federation's (FIS) appeal against her 13-month ban.

However, the FIS are hoping CAS will extend the Olympic gold medallist and seven-time world champion's ban as they claim the 13-month suspension, handed down by the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports' (NIF)
 
   
Insurance Cares: How to embed a caring culture into a workforce
 
 InsuranceAge.co.uk     2017-05-30 kl. 13:47     564 words
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Stephanie Smith of Allianz addresses how the workforce can be helped to understand the needs of vulnerable customers. We’re all customers.

Tying in with our sponsorship of the Paralympics we have a refreshed vulnerability policy and as part of the implementation have created a Customer All.Ability Group which is active in pursuing initiatives that benefit our customers.
 
   
APC, Commonwealth Games Australia announce partnership
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-30 kl. 13:28     429 words
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The agreement aims to provide Australian athletes the best possible environment for success at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.

The agreement aims to provide Australian athletes the best possible environment for success at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) and Commonwealth Games Australia (CGA) announced on 30 May a new

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Russian powerlifter suspended for two years for anti-doping violation
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-30 kl. 13:28     360 words
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Sergei Sychev tested positive during an out-of-competition test but was able to prove his supplement had been contaminated.

Sergei Sychev tested positive during an out-of-competition test but was able to prove his supplement had been contaminated.The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that Russian powerlifter Sergei Sychev has been suspended for two

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Jihyun KIM Named Among “The Top 250 Women in IP 2017”
 
 Bae, Kim Lee LLC     2017-05-30 kl. 13:09     245 words
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Jihyun KIM, partner and head of BKL’s IP Team, has recently been listed among “The Top 250 Women in IP 2017” by Managing IP (“MIP”), the legal publishing arm of Euromoney Institutional Investor.

Furthermore, Ms. Kim has been advising the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games (“POCOG”) on various aspects of the Games to ensure the protection of the intellectual property held by the International...
 
   
Prince Harry unveils UK squad for Invictus Games
 
 MSN UK     2017-05-30 kl. 12:58     21 words
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Prince Harry has unveiled the 90 competitors who will represent the UK at the Paralympic-style Invictus Games 2017 in Toronto.

Prince Harry has unveiled the 90 competitors who will represent the UK at the Paralympic-style Invictus Games 2017 in Toronto.

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Evening Standard comment: Voters need answers on Britain’s Brexit future
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-05-30 kl. 12:51     665 words
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The fact that the Prime Minister today is trying to get the Conservative campaign focused back on Europe is revealing.

In Harry’s case, his decision to create the Paralympic-style contest is giving new motivation to veterans while providing an valuable illustration to the wider population of how participation in sport can improve mental health.

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Sachin: A Billion Dreams, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story: Sports biopics on winning streak at box office
 
 Business Today India     2017-05-30 kl. 12:49     454 words
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Last Friday, Sachin: A Billion Dreams released on the boxoffice and earned Rs 32.25 crore within four days.

He won a Paralympic gold medal in 1972, set a world record in the 50m freestyle swimming and also participated in the javelin, precision javelin throw and slalom events.... Biopic on Mariyappan Thangavelu {mosimage}The biopic on Mariyappan Thangavelu, the Indian Paralympic high jumper who won gold medal at the 2016 Paralympic...

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General public tests out ‘5G’ technology
 
 The Japan News     2017-05-30 kl. 12:31     229 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun NTT Docomo Inc. and Tobu Railway Co.

The company aims to officially launch a service using 5G networks in 2020, when the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics will be held.

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Calgary Olympic bid consultant enrolls in lobby registry
 
 IPolitics     2017-05-30 kl. 12:17     885 words
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Following the recent release of a public opinion survey that showed two-thirds of Calgarians support the idea of their city submitting a pitch to host

Canada as it relates to support for a potential bid by the city of Calgary to host the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.” Sean Beardow, communications manager for the exploration committee, told iPolitics the consultant isn’t lobbying the
 
   
ELECTION 2017: Voters with learning disabilities are being excluded from this election
 
 Amber Valley Info     2017-05-30 kl. 11:49     3516 words
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Captain’s pride as Harry launches team for Invictus Games in Canada
 
 Preston Citizen     2017-05-30 kl. 11:36     462 words
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Prince Harry has launched his Invictus Games 2017 team as the new captain of the squad spoke of his “pride” at being selected for the role.

the Paralympic-style competition in Toronto, Canada, this September.

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Butchart 10K win; Sammi Record; North 10K; Shettleston
 
 Scottish Athletics     2017-05-30 kl. 11:23     816 words
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Tuesday 30th May 2017 Photo by Mark Shearman Andy Butchart claimed the Vitality London 10K title for the second successive year – some 36 hours after his Diamond League appearance in Eugene.

That followed on from Saturday in Arbon when the Paralympian won the 100m T53/T54 overall in 16.38 and 400m T53/T54 overall in 54.08.
 
   
Athletes from Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire named in UK's Invictus Games team
 
 Bobfm.co.uk     2017-05-30 kl. 11:15     459 words
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Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 9:37am ABOVE: Buckingham Palace Prince Harry is hosting his first Buckingham Palace garden party, after meeting the team for the UK's Invictus Games - which includes athletes from the Home Counties...

They're taking on the challenge of the Paralympic-style competition at the Toronto Games in September.
 
   
Decision to Issue the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games Commemorative Coins(Second Set) and the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games Commemorative Coins
 
 The Bank of Korea     2017-05-30 kl. 11:13     69 words
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? The Bank of Korea has decided to issue commemorative coins for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 (second set) and for the Paralympic Winter

Decision to Issue the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games Commemorative Coins(Second Set) and the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games Commemorative Coins. ? The Bank of Korea has decided to issue commemorative coins for the Olympic Winter

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Llais y Llywydd: Aled Siôn Davies
 
 BBC     2017-05-30 kl. 11:08     447 words
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30 Mai 2017 Ar ôl cipio'r aur ar lwyfannau Paralympaidd y byd, mae Aled Siôn Davies yn troedio llwyfan Eisteddfod yr Urdd dydd Mawrth fel un o'r llywyddion.

Llais y Llywydd: Aled Siôn Davies. 30 Mai 2017 Ar ôl cipio'r aur ar lwyfannau Paralympaidd y byd, mae Aled Siôn Davies yn troedio llwyfan Eisteddfod yr Urdd dydd Mawrth fel un o'r llywyddion.Un o Ben-y-bont ydy Aled, a chyn-ddisgybl yn Ysgol Gymraeg...
 
   
South Africans demand better protection for females after murder wave
 
 Al Jazeera     2017-05-30 kl. 11:02     93 words
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South Africans are demanding better protection for women and girls after a recent spate of brutal murders - mostly committed by male spouses or partners.

South Africans are demanding better protection for women and girls after a recent spate of brutal murders - mostly committed by male spouses or partners.The 2013 killing of Reeva Steenkamp by Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, her boyfriend, drew

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SERCO : Nottingham’s National Water Sports Centre sees off global competition to be selected host for 2021 World Freestyle Canoeing Championship
 
 4 Traders     2017-05-30 kl. 10:56     517 words
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The National Water Sports Centre at Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham, has seen off fierce global competition to be selected as the host venue for the 2021

Managed by Serco on behalf of Nottinghamshire County Council, the National Water Sports Centre is the home base of British Canoeing, and is used for training by many of the top Team GB canoeists from the Olympic and Paralympic squads.

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Deadline approaching for classification self-audit assessment
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-30 kl. 10:44     450 words
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Para sport International Federations have until 30 June to complete self-audits. “A strong classification system is integral to the success and growth of Para sport around the world...

International Federations for Para sports have until 30 June to complete self-audits of their classification programmes as part of the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) strategy to monitor compliance with the 2015 IPC Athlete
 
   
Swiss Nationals conclude with more world records
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-05-30 kl. 10:44     628 words
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Records continued to tumble on the final day of competition at the Swiss Nationals on Sunday (28 May) at the world-renowned fast Arbon track.

The Paralympic and world champion, who celebrates his 37th birthday this week, took 0.23 seconds off the 200m mark he set in nearby Nottwil three years ago.... The five-time Paralympic champion had already lowered her 100m and 400m world records in Arbon...
 
   
Gibbon hopes Baton Relay will motivate TT athletes »
 
 Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday     2017-05-30 kl. 10:22     428 words
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FORMER Trinidad and Tobago cyclist and double Commonwealth Games gold medallist Roger Gibbon, is hoping that the Queen’s Baton Relay will inspire the national athletes ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

President of the TT Olympic Committee Brian Lewis, president of the TT Paralympic Commitee Sudhir Ramessar, and Reema Carmona, wife of President Anthony Carmona also participated.

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SBERBANK ROSSII : More than 65,000 runners from four countries completed Sberbank’s Green Marathon
 
 4 Traders     2017-05-30 kl. 09:50     592 words
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, Moscow - Sberbank has held its sixth Green Marathon. It took place in 54 cities across Russia (a new record), and also in Kazakhstan, Belarus, and India (the country's first Green Marathon).

Members of Russia's Paralympics Team, disabled people, who like running, and athletes of the Special Olympics competed together with children with health issues and athletes.
 
   
7 prefectures, 4 cities likely to shoulder 35 billion yen of Tokyo Olympic costs
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-05-30 kl. 09:31     317 words
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Seven prefectures and four major cities that will be home to venues for some events of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics will be required to

Seven prefectures and four major cities that will be home to venues for some events of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics will be required to. ...shoulder a combined 35 billion yen of the costs of organizing the games, according to the latest
 
   
Siebuhr earns national spot in different sport
 
 Toowoomba Chronicle     2017-05-30 kl. 09:19     272 words
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It has taken Hayden Siebuhr just 11 months to start a new sport and rise to its top level after being selected for the Australian under 23 wheelchair basketball team.

deciding that his route to representing Australia - and one day competing at the Paralympics - would be through wheelchair basketball.

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