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Pampig uppvaktning av Louise Etzner Jakobsson
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-06-02 kl. 11:30     291 words
 
Pressmeddelande Jun 02, 2017 11:30 CEST Louise Etzner Jakobsson mottog hyllningar och gratulationer för sina dubbla paralympicsbrons under 2016. Nästa lördag hyllas Louise Etzner Jakobsson igen, denna gång tillsammans med beridna vaktparaden.

Pressmeddelande Jun 02, 2017 11:30 CEST Louise Etzner Jakobsson mottog hyllningar och gratulationer för sina dubbla paralympicsbrons under 2016.... Foto: SvRF. Lördagen den 10 juni uppvaktas och hyllas dubbla bronsmedaljören från Paralympics,...
 
   
Förlorade synen - guld i Paralympics
 
 Västerviks-Tidningen     2017-06-02 kl. 09:44     2122 words
 
Att förlora synen i tonåren är det värsta som har hänt mig". Paralympiska guldmedaljören i simning, Maja Reichard, besökte Gränsö.

Förlorade synen - guld i Paralympics.... Paralympiska guldmedaljören i simning, Maja Reichard, besökte Gränsö.Malin Belfrage.... BILD: Malin Belfrage | Maja Reichard har inte bestämt sig för om hon ska satsa på paralympics 2020 i Tokyo eller inte.
 
   
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Uzbekistan dominate Asian-Oceanian Championships
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-03 kl. 08:47     200 words
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Uzbek judokas won eight of the 12 events on home soil in the capital city of Tashkent, between 26-27 May.

In the remaining men’s events, South Korea celebrated two titles through Yunho Kim (up to 81kg) and two-time Paralympic champion Gwang Geun Choi (over 100kg), whilst Iran landed gold thanks to Saied Rahmati (up to 66kg) and Ehsan Mousanezhad (up
 
   
May’s record breakers in Para athletics
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-03 kl. 08:46     997 words
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The month of May saw Para athletes out in force around the globe, with more than 30 new world records set*.

– Jun Wang (China) The Paralympic shot put champion threw 28.44m, adding nearly three metres on to the previous mark which had stood since the Beijing Games in 2008. • Women’s discus F35 -...record in the men’s shot put F46 , adding 11cm on to the mark set by Russia’s Nikita Prokhorov in 2013 with his huge throw of 15.80m. • Men’s discus F36 – Cuiqing Li (China) The World and Paralympic...
 
   
"Quotas only come in when every other avenue has been examined and found lacking"
 
 The42     2017-06-03 kl. 08:28     1459 words
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Sports broadcaser Clare Balding pictured at BT Ireland’s ‘The Difference is You’ event which took place at the Aviva Stadium.

It’s just rubbish.” Source: johnmorningspecial /YouTube Her broadcasting at the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympic Games was arguably the crowning achievement of Balding’s career, and her work was later rewarded with a BAFTA.
 
   
Group Opposing LA 2024 Stage Protest At Presentation
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-06-03 kl. 07:18     419 words
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NOlympics LA stage protest outside Van Nuys hotel (NOlympics LA Photo) A group opposing the Los Angeles bid to host the 2024 Olympic and

NOlympics LA stage protest outside Van Nuys hotel (NOlympics LA Photo) A group opposing the Los Angeles bid to host the 2024 Olympic and. ...Paralympic Games Friday staged a protest during a Chamber of Commerce meeting that was attended by some
 
   
Olympic Champs Nathan Adrian, Simone Manuel Shine With 100 Free Wins At Arena Pro Swim Series In Santa Clara
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-03 kl. 06:46     545 words
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, 11:55 p.m. (ET) Simone Manuel looks to the scoreboard after winning the final of the 100-meter freestyle at the 2017 Arena Pro Swim Series Santa Clara at George F. Haines International Swim Center on June 2, 2017 in Santa Clara, Calif.

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U.S. Track Athletes Win 3 Events On First Day Of Boost Boston Games
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-03 kl. 06:46     350 words
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, 11:07 p.m. (ET) Charlene Lipsey ocrosses the finish line in the women's 4x800-meter at the IAAF World Relays at Thomas Robinson Stadium on April 22, 2017 in Nassau, Bahamas. U.S. athletes won three of nine events, while U.S.

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Local rider has seen cycling grow over the years in Augusta
 
 Augusta Chronicle     2017-06-03 kl. 06:45     901 words
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Nate Zukas has been a fixture in Augusta’s cycling community for 26 years, so his motivation for competing in Sunday’s criterium was pretty simple.

in 1993. “Having these high-profile events generates a lot of interest.” The Augusta area has attracted paralympic, under-23, mountain bike and the masters events six times from 2011-18, generating infrastructure improvements along with millions
 
   
Sports groups pushing for more female executives ahead of Tokyo Olympics
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-06-03 kl. 06:43     373 words
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The Japan Sports Agency, Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) and other major domestic sports associations have begun efforts to rigorously promote the appointment of women to executive positions, it has been learned.

Those involved with the organizations are hopeful that this will pave the way for the promotion of women and "become a legacy for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics."

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Tokyo Daily News (web)
 
   
WATCH: Brewers' Santana launches 443-foot homer against Kershaw
 
 FOXSports.com     2017-06-03 kl. 06:26     109 words
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The Milwaukee Brewers' Domingo Santana broke a stalemate in the seventh inning, hitting a home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw in

Brewers' Franklin, Bandy combine for incredible run-stopping defense 1 day ago Three-time Paralympic medalist shares message of resiliency 1 day ago Milwaukee Bucks draft profile:

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Deaflympics out of reach now for many Australian deaf athletes
 
 Special Broadcasting Service     2017-06-03 kl. 06:23     774 words
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Jordan Woolmer plays for Australia’s deaf men’s basketball team (SBS) SBS World News Radio: Next month, thousands of contestants will meet in Turkey for the Deaflympics, but cuts in federal funding are a concern for deaf sports in Australia.

The tournament attracts over 3,000 athletes from more than 40 countries and predates the Paralympics by 36 years.... They are not eligible for the Paralympics, because there are no categories for deaf athletes without a disability.

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Northern Territory Government (web)
 
   
War Hawks Sprinter Wins Gold on Day 1
 
 KTXS-TV     2017-06-03 kl. 06:18     147 words
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McMurry's Wright wins gold at US... PRESS RELEASE - McMurry University sprinter Tanner Wright earned a gold medal on day one of the U.S.

PRESS RELEASE - McMurry University sprinter Tanner Wright earned a gold medal on day one of the U.S.Paralympics Track & Field National Championships, winning the 200 meters at the University of California-Los Angeles.
 
   
Amputee triathlete from Sunriver finding success
 
 Bend Bulletin     2017-06-03 kl. 06:07     947 words
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Jamie Brown has never shied away from sports, and he is making his mark in triathlon Published 8 minutes, 44 seconds ago. Jamie Brown played a variety of sports growing up, but he was not allowed to play football or soccer.

He is a two-time national champion, and he just missed qualifying for the paratriathlon competition at the sport’s Paralympic Games debut in Rio de Janeiro last year....goes well, I should beat all of (the other paratriathletes).” After missing the Paralympics...
 
   
Penn State’s Emily Frederick, Max Rohn win at U.S. Paralympic Championships
 
 Centre Daily Times     2017-06-03 kl. 06:07     121 words
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Penn State’s Emily Frederick and Max Rohn won their events Friday night at the U.S. Paralympics Track and Field National Championships at UCLA’s Drake Stadium. Frederick won the shot put with a throw of 17 feet, 5 3/4 inches.

Paralympic Championships.... Paralympics Track and Field National Championships at UCLA’s Drake Stadium.
 
   
Sport and Recreation Awards recognise Drug Free Sport’s Graeme Steel with Lifetime Achievement Award
 
 Australasian Leisure Management     2017-06-03 kl. 04:21     995 words
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Outgoing Drug Free Sport NZ (DFSNZ) Chief Executive Graeme Steel has been honoured for his service to the sporting community, receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards.

has been full of highlights for our elite athletes, from record-breaking All Blacks to golden moments at the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games, and tonight has shown that great achievements were also achieved by those across the sector.” 2017 New
 
   
Four world records fall on opening day of World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Nottwil
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-03 kl. 04:18     755 words
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Four world records fell out on the track on the opening day of competition at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Nottwil in Switzerland.

Whitehead, the reigning world and Paralympic champion, knocked 0.02sec off his own world record in the men’s 200m T42 as he stormed home in 23.01sec.... The Rio 2016 Paralympic gold medallist came within 0.28 off his own world record mark of 25.04.
 
   
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 Heathrow Villager     2017-06-03 kl. 03:00     17439 words
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Yours very truly, The Rev Andrew McLuskey Diamedes Avenue, Stanwell, Staines Before Christmas, British Polio Ambassador and Paralympian, Anne Wafula-Strike MBE was forced to wet herself on a train, with no disabled toilet available.
 
   
'A sense of gospel peace' for Church members in Japan and Korea
 
 Deseret Morning News     2017-06-03 kl. 02:51     848 words
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1 of 9 View 9 Items Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Elder Oaks shakes hands with members and missionaries after a meeting while visiting the Asia North Area of the Church.

They also met a high-ranking government official in Japan — Minister Tamayo Murukawa, the Minister in charge of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. “Minister Murukawa said Church members are well known for generous support of community
 
   
Is it time to assess the ethical impact of real cyborgs on modern society?
 
 True Viral News     2017-06-03 kl. 01:06     516 words
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Credit: CC0 Public Domain (Tech Xplore)-A trio of authors involved in writing about or researching robot and cyborg technology has published an

As the authors note, we now see examples of disabled athletes fitted with devices that improve their abilities to the degree that they now rival or surpass those with natural bodies.... One area where such a discussion has already begun is sports-should disabled athletes...
 
   
Brent Lakatos continues strong season with pair of golds at Nottwil Grand Prix
 
 CBC     2017-06-03 kl. 00:45     243 words
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Canadian wheelchair racer follows up record-breaking performances last month Wheelchair racer Brent Lakatos of Dorval, Que.

"This year I made changes to hard gloves and it was a really difficult off-season because nothing was working,'' said the 2016 Paralympic Games champion.
 
   
Laura Eiman’s Tips for Lifting Weights at Any Age
 
 Palm Beach Illustrated     2017-06-03 kl. 00:30     838 words
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The 63-year-old competitive weightlifter proves that it’s never too late to become a stronger, healthier you.

The beauty of strength training is that it can be customized to fit your needs (think Paralympics!).
 
   
Will’s passion leads to state squad
 
 Star Community     2017-06-03 kl. 00:12     411 words
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:52 AM . Will Clemens, far left, with his Victorian coach and fellow team-mates. Picture: SUPPLIED By Nick Creely Young Narre Warren East local student William Clemens is making his dream a reality.

It also gives kids the possibility of making both the Victorian and Paralympics teams, something Will’s mother Joanne believes her son can achieve. “He has his eye on keeping up with Victorian Squad Training, improving his skills and in the
 
   
Pro-veteran record speaks for itself
 
 SoMdNews.com     2017-06-02 kl. 23:47     367 words
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I was surprised by Shawn Flynn’s recent attempt to portray me as anti-veteran in the May 26 edition. Surprised because I sincerely believe any honest assessment of my voting record shows I am fiercely pro-veteran and pro-military.

I’ve also worked personally with numerous veterans to help resolve their individual issues, and am the co-chair of the committee that runs the annual Disabled Veterans and Paralympian event at Sanner’s Lake Sportsman’s Club.
 
   
First authorised Sony Imaging Pro support service centre launched
 
 Camera Jabber     2017-06-02 kl. 23:37     401 words
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Sony has launched a partnership with Fixation, a leading photographic repair, sales and rental company to create the first authorised Sony Pro Support Service Centre.

In 2012 Fixation was selected by LOCOG to support photographers at the Main Press Centre at the London 2012 Olympic can Paralympic Games.

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Casting for movie based on life of...
 
 11 Alive     2017-06-02 kl. 23:14     655 words
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Oscar Pistorius of South Africa competes in the Men's 400m Round 1 Heats on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 4, 2012, in London, England.

Paul Gilham, WXIA) Destination Casting is now accepting submissions for roles for a movie based of the story of South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius.... Pistorius began competing in the Paralympic Games, taking home his first...

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11 Alive (web)
 
   
HSE sprinter running to finish line he can't see
 
 Indianapolis Star     2017-06-02 kl. 23:09     2372 words
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CLOSE Hamilton Southeastern student Noah Malone, who splits his school day at Indiana School for the Blind due to recent vision loss, is one of the fastest sprinters in the state.

He has set school records in the 100 and 200 meters, missed a freshman state record by one-hundredth of a second and run times that would make him a medal contender at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.... Even at age 15, his 100-meter time of 10.80 seconds is fast enough to have won a bronze medal at the Rio Paralympics...
 
   
What's In It For Us If LA Settles For 2028 Olympics?
 
 Echo Park Patch     2017-06-02 kl. 23:04     714 words
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LOS ANGELES, CA — With the International Olympic Committee looking to award both the 2024 and 2028 summer games this year, Los Angeles may have considerable leverage to negotiate concessions in exchange for its willingness to cede 2024 to Paris.

"LA 2024 is focused on the future of the Olympic and Paralympic movements and we aim to help all sports federations grow and succeed in America's $250 billion sports market and around the world.

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Jay Hunt to leave Channel 4
 
 ATV Network Today     2017-06-02 kl. 22:53     538 words
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Jay Hunt to step down from Channel 4 position. “I’ve loved being at Channel 4 and am incredibly proud of how far we have come creatively. From the multiple Channel of the Year awards to the raft of global hits, we’ve had real success.

Jay led the team that delivered the acclaimed coverage of the 2012 and 2016 Paralympic Games and brought both Formula One and The Great British Bake Off to Channel 4.
 
   
Corbyn attacks May's 'subservience' to Trump amid United States climate accord snub
 
 LearningAndFinance     2017-06-02 kl. 22:52     763 words
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The long-anticipated withdrawal announced by President Donald Trump on Thursday will boost China's influence in global climate politics and ease pressure to make more ambitious Carbon dioxide cuts of its own, analysts said .

Former Environment Minister and current Minister in Charge of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games Tamayo Marukawa said that "the American people would understand our accord (the Paris Agreement) and could act in favor of it".
 
   
U.S. Olympic Committee Announces Best of May Finalists for Team USA Awards Presented by Dow...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-02 kl. 22:35     825 words
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The United States Olympic Committee today announced the finalists for the Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of May, which recognize the outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes from last month.

Olympic and Paralympic athletes year-round.

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Around The Rings (web)
 
   
Quadruple Amputee Teen Reunites with Her Idol, a Dolphin Named Winter
 
 Yahoo Beauty     2017-06-02 kl. 22:25     395 words
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A 13-year-old girl who lost her arms and legs to meningitis as a toddler got the chance to reunite with her idol: a dolphin.

Their friendship has even inspired Ellie to learn to swim better with the hopes of competing in the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo.” Of Winter, Ellie told Tampa local news station WTSP , “It’s really weird because she is the only one in the world

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Yahoo! Health (web)
 
   
Hundreds attend Aspire Zone’s Ramadan Sports Tournament
 
 Gulf Times     2017-06-02 kl. 21:41     567 words
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By Sports Reporter/Doha Hundreds of fans rushed to Aspire Zone’s indoor and outdoor pitches on Thursday evening to participate in the

Table Tennis for people with special needs AZF is once again collaborating this year with the Qatar Paralympic Committee to organise table tennis competitions for people with special needs.

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Qatar Tribune (web)
 
   
Tokyo Olympics to cost twice the initial estimate
 
 Cape Times     2017-06-02 kl. 21:34     657 words
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TOKYO – Taxpayers beware: The cost of hosting an Olympics is likely to be far more than advertised. The price tag on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has ballooned to nearly twice the initial estimate, even after a major cost-cutting effort.

The price tag on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has ballooned to nearly twice the initial estimate, even after a major cost-cutting effort.Cranes are seen at the construction site of New National Stadium for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in

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IOL (web)
 
   
U.S. Paralympics Nordic Skiing Names 2017-18 National Team
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-02 kl. 21:24     489 words
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Thirteen athletes, including seven U.S. Paralympians in Nordic skiing, were named to the 2017-2018 U.S. Paralympics Nordic Skiing National Team today by U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee.

U.S. Paralympics Nordic Skiing Names 2017-18 National Team.... Paralympians in Nordic skiing, were named to the 2017-2018 U.S.... Paralympics Nordic Skiing National Team today by U.S.... Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee.“The level to which our Nordic skiers have performed already is very inspiring,” said Paralympic...

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Around The Rings (web)
 
   
DU offers new degree of support to acid attack victims
 
 The Hindu     2017-06-02 kl. 21:22     436 words
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University throws its campus open to them under an expanded Persons with Disability quota; reservation upped to 5% from 3% Delhi University is opening

Kumar. Incidentally, international events like Paralympics are not recognised by the Centre when it comes to qualifying for benefits. “Sports played by disabled people are ‘adapted’ sports.
 
   
Pavey Gets Families Running Together
 
 Great Run     2017-06-02 kl. 20:54     492 words
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Entries are open for the  Simplyhealth Great Newham London Run  and  Family Run  on Sunday 2 July.

Mayor of Newham Sir Robin Wales said: “What better incentive could there be for people to take part in the Simplyhealth Great Newham London Run than the opportunity to finish in the stadium where Olympians and Paralympians have won gold and where
 
   
Alton Towers theme park turns away Paralympic gold medallist from Smiler ride
 
 Able Magazine     2017-06-02 kl. 20:21     297 words
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Paralympic swimmer, Claire Cashmore, who was born without a left forearm was told that she couldn’t go on the ride for safety reasons. Cashmore, who was celebrating her birthday, tweeted: Not allowed on Smiler @altontowers because I only have one arm!!!

Alton Towers theme park turns away Paralympic gold medallist from Smiler ride.... Paralympic swimmer, Claire Cashmore, who was born without a left forearm was told that she couldn’t go on the ride for safety reasons.
 
   
Alpine Skiing To Test ‘Exciting' 2-Run Downhill Format In Hopes Of Gaining New Fans
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-02 kl. 20:12     568 words
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, 12:13 p.m. (ET) Lindsey Vonn competes in the women's downhill at the 2017 Audi FIS Ski World Cup Final at Aspen Mountain on March 15, 2017 in Aspen, Colo.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Local boy reaches new heights with custom blade leg
 
 KSDK NewsChannel 5     2017-06-02 kl. 20:11     462 words
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After a life changing trip to Nashville, Ryan has two new custom legs that are bringing even more life to one of the liveliest boys you'll meet. Alexandra Corey, KSDK 1:01 PM.

He’s working towards a national title in the long jump for the Disabled Athletes Sports Association.
 
   
Japan hosted record-high international conferences in 2016, becoming top MICE destination in APAC and Middle East
 
 Travelvoice.jp     2017-06-02 kl. 19:58     205 words
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Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) announced that the number of international conferences held in Japan in 2016 was up 15.5% year on year to record-high 410. Japan and China were ranked 7th in the world and top in APAC and Middle East.

Also, Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in 2020 and Rugby World Cup in 2019 help Japan improve its status as a MICE destination in the world.
 
   
Bursaries for MSc Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy including placement in elite sport
 
 University of Birmingham     2017-06-02 kl. 19:27     265 words
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The University of Birmingham and the English Institute of Sport   are looking to offer two chartered physiotherapists an exciting opportunity.

  Paralympic Sport :... It is anticipated that one successful candidate would be placed alongside English Institute of Sport Physiotherapists across several Paralympic sports located at various EIS sites.  Informal enquires can be directed to Dr Nicola...
 
   
LA 2024 Welcomes U.S. Paralympics Track & Field Nationals at UCLA
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-02 kl. 19:18     827 words
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This weekend LA 2024's proposed Olympic and Paralympic Village at UCLA will demonstrate its readiness to host world-class adapted sport athletes as

Paralympics Track & Field Nationals at UCLA.... This weekend LA 2024's proposed Olympic and Paralympic Village at UCLA will demonstrate its readiness to host world-class adapted sport athletes as. ...the 2017 US Paralympics Track & Field National...
 
   
WheelAir®, the first cooling wheelchair cushion to cool all manual chairs, goes live on Kickstarter
 
 PRLog     2017-06-02 kl. 19:14     581 words
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- PRLog -- The WheelAir®, described as "the Dyson of the mobility industry," is finally on the market. It is available for purchase with a variety of exclusive discounts on Kickstarter during the month of June.

Michael Kerr, the double Paralympian wheelchair rugby player and former captain said, "I can't wait the use the WheelAir®.
 
   
Wonderful World Record for Whitehead in Nottwil
 
 British Athletics     2017-06-02 kl. 18:57     802 words
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  The World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Nottwil, Switzerland began in style with a world record (subject to ratification) from Richard Whitehead (coach: Keith Antoine) in the T42/44 200m, recording a best ever time of 23.01 (0.8).

The double Paralympic champion spoke afterwards: “It is nice to break my world record again.

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When is Springwatch Unsprung on BBC Two, who’s presenting with Chris Packham and what’s it about?
 
 Irish Sun     2017-06-02 kl. 18:45     337 words
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The audience-centred show will be celebrating the very best of UK wildlife WILDLIFE fans rejoice – Springwatch Unsprung is almost upon us. Here’s all you need to know. When will Springwatch Unsprung be on BBC Two and what is it about?

Sarah Cox, dung expert Richard Jones and Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds will be joining episode three.
 
   
England and Ukraine qualify for IBSA Partially Sighted Football World Championships final
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-02 kl. 18:36     313 words
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England and holders Ukraine will battle it out for the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Partially Sighted Football World Championships title on Saturday (June 3) after both came through their semi-final matches in Italian city Cagliari today.

It is being run by Tigers Paralympic Sport, a member of the Italian Paralympic Federation for the Visually Impaired (FISPIC).
 
   
Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson Performing At Warrior Games
 
 EagleCountryOnline.com     2017-06-02 kl. 18:28     109 words
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Share This: Blake Shelton and Kelly Clarkson are coming together for a one-night-only show at the Department of Defense Warrior Games.

Share This: Blake Shelton and Kelly Clarkson are coming together for a one-night-only show at the Department of Defense Warrior Games.The concert will take place July 1st at Chicago’s Soldier Field and will serve as the kickoff for the paralympic...
 
   
Red, White & Trending: May 26-June 1
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-02 kl. 18:26     1265 words
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, 11:26 a.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?... Great American Race Memorial Day weekend also means the Indy 500, which enjoyed a few Team USA touches this past weekend at the Great American Race — which also meant Paralympic...
 
   
Stockholm Mayor rules out any chance of resurrecting 2026 Olympic bid
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-02 kl. 18:22     427 words
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Stockholm Mayor Karin Wanngård has maintained that there is no chance of the Swedish capital pressing ahead with a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games despite hopes that it will still go ahead.

Stockholm Mayor Karin Wanngård has maintained that there is no chance of the Swedish capital pressing ahead with a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games despite hopes that it will still go ahead.Wanngård announced her opposition to
 
   
National Basketball Association and Women's National Basketball Association Support LA 2024...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-02 kl. 18:15     761 words
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Today the National Basketball Association and the Women’s National Basketball Association announced their support for Los Angeles’ bid for the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.LA 2024’s bid leaders promised to draw on the NBA and WNBA’s expertise in state-of-the-art sport presentation to grow Olympic and Paralympic sport in the US and worldwide....Paralympic fans. NBA players began...

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Filmmaster Events Produces the Ceremony of Uefa Champions League Final Together with Circo de Bakuza...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-02 kl. 17:32     717 words
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The Champions League final, the most eagerly awaited football match of the year is just around the corner and will be held at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on June 3.

Fresh from the great success of the opening and closing ceremonies of Rio Olympics and Paralympics, four more Olympic events (Salt Lake City 2002, Turin 2006, London 2012, Sochi 2014) have been designed and produced by the Italian company.

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Smith, Jaquess Finalists For USOC Awards
 
 USAWaterSki.org     2017-06-02 kl. 17:27     515 words
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Posted by : usaws On : 06/02/2017 10:47:48 In: Water Skiing U.S. water ski athletes Nate Smith (McCordsville, Ind.) and Regina Jaquess (Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.

Olympic and Paralympic athletes year-round.
 
   
How I built winning procurement team for London 2012 Olympics
 
 Supply Management - CIPS     2017-06-02 kl. 17:19     592 words
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Working in purchasing for the London 2012 Olympics meant a temporary position, uncompetitive salary and a lot of stress. So how did procurement boss Gerry Walsh attract the right talent?

simply based on money, said Walsh, then procurement director at LOCOG, the company responsible for organising both the Olympic and Paralympic games. “You have to sell them a vision, your strategy and have them feeling, ‘Wow, I want to be part of
 
   
TZ runners try it the Kenyan way
 
 Tanzania Citizen     2017-06-02 kl. 17:14     445 words
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Dar es Salaam. The national athletics team will train in Kenya’s western town of Iten, popularly known as the ‘home of champions,” ahead of this year’s World Athletics Championships.

The town also draws less experienced athletes aspiring for glory in high-profile championships, as well as disabled sportsmen and women aiming to compete in the Paralympics. “We are optimistic that the runners will acquire they skills they need to
 
   
Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Rob and Jen Troha, DoD Warrior Games
 
 PublicNow.com     2017-06-02 kl. 17:04     734 words
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Written by Paige LaPlant Office of Warrior Care Policy [Attachment] U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Rob Troha and his wife and caregiver Jen Troha attend the 2017 DoD Warrior Games U.S. Navy Trials in Port Hueneme, Calif., in February 2017.

Never did she imagine she would be caring for a family of eight, including four children and two dogs, while traveling regularly to Paralympic-level adaptive sports training camps and clinics with an ill service member.
 
   
When is The Last Leg on Channel 4 tonight, who’s hosting with Adam Hills and what’s the comedy review show about?
 
 Irish Sun     2017-06-02 kl. 16:56     386 words
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The satirical show is back with more celebrity guests THE Last Leg returns tonight for another entertaining episode on Channel 4 tonight. But what is the satirical show all about, and who are the hosts? Here is the lowdown… What is The Last Leg?

The original series, broadcast during the 2012 Paralympics, was a look back at each day’s events during the competition, as well as a look at the news that week.... Following on from the Paralympics, the series became a weekly show that looked at the events in the news that week, as well as covering Paralympic...

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Discount World Para Athletics Championships tickets available for City residents
 
 Corporation of London     2017-06-02 kl. 16:27     235 words
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Over 7,500 City of London Corporation residents across seven London Boroughs will have the chance to apply for special discount tickets for one of the capital’s biggest events of the year.

In 2012, the City stood with the rest of London, welcoming the world to the Olympic and Paralympic Games and we look forward to another summer of fun and enjoyment for all the family.” Residents will be able to buy up to nine tickets through the
 
   
Rio Paralympian to open school fete
 
 West Sussex Gazette     2017-06-02 kl. 16:24     10 words
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Rio Paralympian to open school fete.
 
   
Marlins’ Samson, Hill, Conine primed for remarkable undertaking
 
 Miami Herald     2017-06-02 kl. 15:53     604 words
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Running one marathon is grueling enough. But seven in seven days? And each one on a different continent?

There’s Paralympian triathlete Sarah Reinersten, who will become the first single amputee to participate in the event.
 
   
Cunningham back on the ice after 'life or limb' choice
 
 BBC     2017-06-02 kl. 15:50     1131 words
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"Growing up in Canada, ice hockey is like football in England - every kid dreams of making it," says former NHL player Craig Cunningham. "When I finally got there and everything was peachy, it all came crashing down on me just as fast as it began.

For me I look on social media and see these amputee athletes running and competing in the Paralympics and that pushes me along and makes me want to get out there and get better.

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IOC to set Tokyo Olympics program, add street basketball
 
 Mail.com     2017-06-02 kl. 15:41     579 words
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Tokyo 2020 Emblems Selection Committee Chairperson Ryohei Miyata, right, and its member and Japanese baseball great Sadaharu Oh hold new official

Tokyo 2020 Emblems Selection Committee Chairperson Ryohei Miyata, right, and its member and Japanese baseball great Sadaharu Oh hold new official. ...logos of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, left, and the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games during the unveiling
 
   
News - Old Rochester Grad Josh Winsper Has His Sights Set On The 2020 Summer Paralympics
 
 RunnerSpace.com     2017-06-02 kl. 15:18     64 words
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Published by   Today, 1:28pm BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- Since Josh Winsper was last competing at the U.S.

News - Old Rochester Grad Josh Winsper Has His Sights Set On The 2020 Summer Paralympics.... Since Josh Winsper was last competing at the U.S.Paralympics Track & Field National Championships, he s attended two colleges, set personal bests in both his...
 
   
South Shore Calendar: June 2-16
 
 Rockland Standard     2017-06-02 kl. 14:47     4966 words
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Send your event information by email to scalendar@wickedlocal.com. Listings information must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event. Please include the time, date, location, street address and town of the event.

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

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Azercell makes gifts to children (PHOTO)
 
 Trend News Agency     2017-06-02 kl. 14:14     560 words
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Baku, Azerbaijan, June 2 Trend: They say children are the joy of the world and our future. In this regard, state and private companies in the country always care about the children.

use of internet, such as “Universal Protection”, “Protection for Android” and “Parental Control”, contribution to Children Paralympic Committee are among projects Azercell has carried out for children.

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Health ministry caves to LDP, shelves restaurant smoking ban vow
 
 Japan Times     2017-06-02 kl. 14:00     406 words
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The health ministry on Friday decided not to include a pledge to ban smoking in restaurants in its long-term policy on cancer control, yielding to pressure from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party to leave the lax regulations intact.

Labor and Welfare Ministry will still aim to eliminate smoking in government offices and medical institutions, officials said, as it seeks to implement tighter measures to counter passive smoking before Tokyo hosts the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
National Rail Conference update
 
 Rail Magazine     2017-06-02 kl. 13:50     172 words
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02/06/2017 Bidding for and hosting an Olympic and Paralympic Games is a ten-year project, culminating in an event that attracts the biggest global audience on the planet. What starts out as a fantastic opportunity to market a city and a country, and inspire a generation of young people, turns eventually into an issues-laden, risk management project.

02/06/2017 Bidding for and hosting an Olympic and Paralympic Games is a ten-year project, culminating in an event that attracts the biggest global audience on the planet.
 
   
Jae Rim Yang looking forward to her home Paralympics
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-02 kl. 13:43     399 words
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South Korea’s visually impaired Alpine skier shared her excitement about competing in front of her friends and family at PyeongChang 2018.

Jae Rim Yang looking forward to her home Paralympics....in her aspirations to reach the podium at her home Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, next March.... "I was not ready to reach the podium this time, but my focus was on completing the Paralympic course and ending the season without any injury.” With the 2018 Paralympic...
 
   
Instrumental data collected for classification research in World Para Swimming
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-02 kl. 13:43     447 words
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A team of researchers collected data from the Italian Para swimming team toward revising the sport’s classification system.

Luke Hogarth) worked with 19 Italian swimmers including Rio Paralympic...
 
   
Running for all
 
 The Star RAGE     2017-06-02 kl. 13:31     1021 words
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IT was the first ever marathon for Sharone Stephen, 14, a girl with cerebral palsy, a neurological disorder which affects her body movement and muscle coordination, but that didn’t stop her from pushing through and finishing the run.

Also sharing her experience of being bullied as a child was partially-blind Paralympian Felicia Mikat, who was ostracised by her peers growing up. “They said things like ‘You can’t play with us, your eyes are weird’,” she said. “But then
 
   
Get to know Felicia Mikat
 
 The Star RAGE     2017-06-02 kl. 13:31     644 words
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MALAYSIAN Paralympian Felicia Mikat, 18, is now feted nationwide for the three gold medals she brought home from the 8th Asean Para Games in 2015.

MALAYSIAN Paralympian...
 
   
Channel 4's Bake Off boss Jay Hunt resigns with broadcaster poised to appoint new chief executive
 
 Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland     2017-06-02 kl. 13:18     364 words
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The woman behind Channel 4's raid on The Great British Bake Off has resigned before the programme goes on air, ahead of the appointment of a new chief executive and potential move outside London.

She joined with the broadcaster facing a ratings slump following its decision to abandon Big Brother and has revived the schedules with hits such as Gogglebox and the Paralympic Games.

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Olympic bidding Mayors emphasise importance of climate change after Trump withdraws from Paris Agreement
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-02 kl. 13:15     691 words
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has emphasised his city's commitment to environmental issues after United States President Donald Trump withdrew the country from the Paris Agreement on climate change.

for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, French capital Paris, have pledged sustainability issues as a key part of their respective bids.... It is possible that these recent developments could also impact the ongoing discussions to award both the 2024 and 2028 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Leeds paralympian Kadeena Cox in call to end disability benefit cuts
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-06-02 kl. 12:54     103 words
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A Leeds Paralympian has joined more than 16,500 people and signed a letter urging party leaders to put an end to disability benefit cuts.

Leeds paralympian Kadeena Cox in call to end disability benefit cuts.... A Leeds Paralympian has joined more than 16,500 people and signed a letter urging party leaders to put an end to disability benefit cuts.Double Rio gold-medallist Kadeena Cox has...
 
   
Pupils tough PE lesson at hands of a champion
 
 Oxfordshire Guardian     2017-06-02 kl. 12:54     320 words
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PARALYMPIC swimmer Ellie Simmonds visited school children to lead a very special PE lesson. She spent the morning at Heyford Park Free School talking to youngsters about the importance of being active and eating healthily.

PARALYMPIC swimmer Ellie Simmonds visited school children to lead a very special PE lesson.... She spent the morning at Heyford Park Free School talking to youngsters about the importance of being active and eating healthily.Ellie, a five-time Paralympic...
 
   
Give Tokyo voters clarity on party positions before assembly election
 
 The Japan News     2017-06-02 kl. 12:44     623 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun Just one month remains until the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election on July 2. Can Tomin First no Kai (Tokyoites first group), a regional political party headed by Tokyo Gov.

Cutting the cost of hosting the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, and steps to prevent terrorist attacks, are also pressing issues.

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Rage and dismay in Japan as Trump pulls US out of Paris climate accord
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-06-02 kl. 12:38     639 words
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Japanese government figures and environmental advocacy groups are voicing deep dismay over U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that he would pull the United States out of the international Paris Agreement on climate change.

Former Environment Minister and current Minister in Charge of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games Tamayo Marukawa said that "the American people would understand our accord (the Paris Agreement) and could act in favor of it."
 
   
Rwanda: Ten Foreign Teams for Genocide Memorial Volleyball Tournament
 
 AllAfrica.com     2017-06-02 kl. 12:33     307 words
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Ten foreign teams have so far confirmed their participation in this year's Genocide memorial volleyball tournament, which is scheduled to be held this weekend in Kigali.

The matches will be played at Amahoro Indoor Stadium, National Paralympic Committee gymnasium, Kimisagara, Rafiki, KIST and Primature courts.

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Osinbajo raises hope of Bakassi people
 
 News Express Nigeria     2017-06-02 kl. 12:14     624 words
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By News Express on 02/06/2017 Share on Tweet Views: 7 •Osinbajo being embraced by school children in Calabar.

Rio Paralympics: We’re proud of you, Saraki tells...
 
   
'Strictly Come Dancing' 2017 Line-Up: Matt Goss 'Signs Up' For New Series
 
 Huffington Post UK     2017-06-02 kl. 12:10     285 words
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Who's ready for a dose of '80s ? Matt Goss has been named as “the first celebrity” to sign up for ‘’, according to reports.

Other stars tipped for the forthcoming series of ‘’ include Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds, and fitness guru Joe Wicks.
 
   
YP Comment: Why disabled deserve dignity
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-06-02 kl. 11:54     105 words
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WHEN the Tories returned to power in 2010, welfare spending was out of control.

This is why the main parties should take heed of today’s open letter signed by Kadeena Cox, the gold medal-winning Paralympian from Leeds, and many others which calls for welfare payments to the disabled to be protected in the next Parliament.
 
   
Hosts announced for BMF Members’ Day
 
 Professional Builders Merchant     2017-06-02 kl. 11:35     418 words
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Miriam Staley, who kick-started a high profile career at the age of 26 when she made it to the final five of the first series of The Apprentice, will host the Business Conference at BMF Members’ Day on September 20 th .

the TV show she joined Lloyds TSB, heading up their Corporate Sponsorship programme during their partnership with the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Alton Towers tell Paralympian she can't go on Smiler because she's only got
 
 Metro     2017-06-02 kl. 11:31     17 words
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02.06.2017 05:59:32 Claire Cashmore was born without a left forearm.

Alton Towers tell Paralympian she can't go on Smiler because she's only got. ...one arm.02.06.2017 05:59:32 Claire Cashmore was born without a left forearm.320980 346911 296865.
 
   
Basildon Sporting Village is praised for disabled access
 
 Basildon Standard     2017-06-02 kl. 11:29     377 words
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BASILDON Sporting Village has been praised for its state-of-art disabled access. The leisure centre, off Cranes Farm Road, has been officially recognised as an Assisted Facility offering superb access to people with disabilities.

She said: “The renovations and the resulting recognition by Changing Places will enable even more of the community to enjoy the superb leisure facilities on offer at the centre. “The centre was built as part of the Paralympic legacy and the fact
 
   
Winter 2017 – New Zealand Event Highlights
 
 Travel and Tour World     2017-06-02 kl. 11:22     1113 words
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Snow is gathering on New Zealand’s high country and mountain resorts are grooming their fields as the country says goodbye to autumn and welcomes visitors for another season of uniquely Kiwi winter events.

Winter Olympic, Paralympic and X Games stars are heading to New Zealand’s Southern Alps once again for the first major championships of the season.
 
   
Elior : Chaiman and CEO Philippe Salle nominated responsible leader of the year
 
 4 Traders     2017-06-02 kl. 11:21     351 words
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Philippe Salle, Elior Group Chairman and CEO and President of [email protected], has just received the 2017 Responsible Leader of the Year Trophy.

seekers suffering or having suffered from cancer or another chronic illness, meetings with casualties of life such as Paralympics champion Michaël Jérémiasz, flag-bearer for France at the Rio 2016 games.
 
   
Blind sports fan aspires to call games from booth
 
 Columbus Dispatch     2017-06-02 kl. 11:04     965 words
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By  CHICAGO — 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.

But experts say people with disabilities have an especially tough time. “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.
 
   
Be a wounded achiever
 
 Woman's Era     2017-06-02 kl. 10:44     1084 words
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Give your differently-abled kid a normal life. By Megha Jetley Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. – Mahatma Gandhi.

Sharath Gaya kwad, Paralympic swimmer He created history by breaking PT Usha’s record by winning 6 medals at the Para Incheon Asian games held in 2014, Sharath who was born with a deformed left hand did not accept defeat and started taking
 
   
West Sussex charity praised by Paralympian's father
 
 Spirit FM.net     2017-06-02 kl. 10:38     560 words
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An East Grinstead father has revealed how a Sussex charity's support helped his daughter fulfil her dreams and compete as a Paralympian.

West Sussex charity praised by Paralympian's father.... An East Grinstead father has revealed how a Sussex charity's support helped his daughter fulfil her dreams and compete as a Paralympian.Mark Hunnisett's daughter Abbie suffered a traumatic birth...
 
   
Sneak peek at Golden Pin Concept Design Award 2017 “crazy” design entries to date
 
 Retail News Asia     2017-06-02 kl. 10:21     509 words
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compete together across multiple categories in the Paralympic Games.
 
   
Tokyo Olympics cost twice the initial estimate: Why?
 
 Casper Star Tribune     2017-06-02 kl. 10:11     116 words
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, file photo, Tokyo 2020 Emblems Selection Committee Chairperson Ryohei Miyata, right, and its member and Japanese baseball great Sadaharu Oh hold new

Why?, file photo, Tokyo 2020 Emblems Selection Committee Chairperson Ryohei Miyata, right, and its member and Japanese baseball great Sadaharu Oh hold new. ...official logos of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, left, and the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games

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Paralympic sprinter Shikongo aims to break world record at IPC World Champs
 
 Southern Times Africa     2017-06-02 kl. 09:55     314 words
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WINDHOEK – 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 Shikongo aims to break world record at IPC World Champs.... WINDHOEK – 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)...
 
   
GB Judo Preview: Bucharest European Open
 
 British Judo Association     2017-06-02 kl. 09:50     449 words
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Previous Next 1 2 A 22 – strong GB team will take to the mat this weekend for the Bucharest European Open, Romania on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 June.

(-70kg) and Rio Paralympian Jack Hodgson (+100kg)....Grand Prix . Jack Hodgson required ankle surgery after the Paralympic Games and, alongside fellow VI judoka Chris Skelley (-100kg), he will be using the competition this weekend as part of his...
 
   
Paralympic swimming champ banned from Alton Towers Smiler ride
 
 Warwick Courier     2017-06-02 kl. 09:44     10 words
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Paralympic swimming champ banned from Alton Towers Smiler ride.

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Paralympian urges next government to halt disability benefit cuts
 
 ITV     2017-06-02 kl. 08:47     117 words
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Harlow Paralympian Anne Wafula Strike has added her name to an open letter calling on the next government to halt cuts to disability benefits.

Paralympian urges next government to halt disability benefit cuts.... Harlow Paralympian Anne Wafula Strike has added her name to an open letter calling on the next government to halt cuts to disability benefits.The wheelchair racer and campaigner is one...