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 Lokaltidningen Mitt i     2017-06-08 kl. 08:28     170 words
 
Kerstin Wiksén i Jordbro, vad gjorde du i helgen? - Allasom tagit guld i Paraolympiaderna från -68 och framåt har en guldklubb som hade träff i Haninge.

Hur länge var du aktiv inom paralympics? -Jag började tävla 1965och höll på till 1996.... Kerstin Wiksén har hela 20 paralympicsmedaljer på sin meritlista.
 
   
Medan du sov: Polisen tog hand om berusade personer och lastpallar brann vid Furulund
 
 Länstidningen Östersund     2017-06-08 kl. 05:33     122 words
 
Så var natten i Jämtland. Lokalt: Flera personer har omhändertagits av polisen enligt lagen om omhändertagande av berusade personer, lastpallar brann vid Furulund och elden spred sig i gräset.

Sport: Tvekade om framtiden - nu berättar Modin om Paralympics-satsningen:
 
   
Idrottsstad: Göteborg
 
 SVT Nyheter     2017-06-07 kl. 14:20     547 words
 
Publicerad: för 2 timmar sedan Uppdaterad: för 1 timme sedan SVT Sports årliga pris "Sveriges bästa idrottsstad" delas ut för sjunde gången. Här är jurymaterialet för samtliga tävlande kommuner. Saknar vi något viktigt?

* Fredrik Pettersson, ishockey. * Louise Sand, Johan Jakobsson, Jesper Konradsson, handboll. * Anna Carin Ahlquist, bordtennis, Nicolina Perheim, Judo, Pernilla Lindberg, simning (Paralympics) * Charles Barton Jr, basket. * Elina Nilsson

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The 2017 National Senior Games bring health and wellness boost to the city
 
 Birmingham Times     2017-06-08 kl. 08:49     714 words
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By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Mayor William Bell and officials with the 2017 National Senior Games lead athletes during the Mayor’s Walk at the opening ceremonies in downtown Birmingham. (Solomon Crenshaw Jr./For The Birmingham Times).

trying to do better the next time.” Olympic medalist Jennifer Chandler Stevenson and paralympic medalist Bob Lujano accompanied Bell on his walk.... Stevenson is development coordinator at Lakeshore Foundation, an official Olympic and Paralympic Training...
 
   
Consultation process for National Sports Plan now open
 
 Australian Sports Commission     2017-06-08 kl. 08:31     235 words
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The consultation process to help develop a National Sports Plan is now open until 31 July 2017.

Through examining performance we seek to identify high performance Olympic, Paralympic, Commonwealth Games and non-Olympic sports objectives.
 
   
HK grad student combats stigma of disability
 
 University of Windsor     2017-06-08 kl. 08:29     647 words
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Kelly Carr wants to destroy barriers. That’s why her research as a PhD student at the University of Windsor has worked to showcase the strengths of people with disabilities to combat the negative stigma that often follows them throughout their lives.

The final phase of Carr’s research has yet to be completed and will involve volunteers watching athletes with intellectual disabilities compete in the Paralympics.
 
   
Honda Motor : aims to develop fully self-driving cars by around 2025
 
 4 Traders     2017-06-08 kl. 08:13     352 words
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Honda Motor Co.'s president has said his company will aim to develop fully self-driving cars by around 2025 amid the increasingly fierce international competition to produce autonomous vehicles.

Honda is currently aiming to launch self-driving vehicles that can run and switch lanes on highways by around 2020, the year of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
World Para-Athletics: Jonnie Peacock challenges Richard Browne to race at Worlds
 
 Breaking.com.ng     2017-06-08 kl. 07:33     25 words
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Paralympic sprint champion Jonnie Peacock hopes his rival Richard Browne will make a surprise appearance at this summer’s World Championships.

Paralympic sprint champion Jonnie Peacock hopes his rival Richard Browne will make a surprise appearance at this summer’s World Championships.Syndicated from BBC News.

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World Para-Athletics: Jonnie Peacock challenges Richard Browne to race at Worlds
 
 BBC     2017-06-08 kl. 07:30     514 words
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Jonnie Peacock wins gold at the London 2012 Paralympic Games ahead of Richard Browne and Oscar Pistorius Paralympic sprint champion Jonnie Peacock

Jonnie Peacock wins gold at the London 2012 Paralympic Games ahead of Richard Browne and Oscar Pistorius Paralympic sprint champion Jonnie Peacock. ...hopes his rival Richard Browne will make a surprise appearance at this summer's World

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'We need to keep him training': Harry jokes about UK's star Invictus athlete
 
 AOL UK     2017-06-08 kl. 07:12     467 words
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Prince Harry has joked about keeping his star Invictus Games competitor training hard - by not telling him the opposition think he is unbeatable.

On Wednesday, Harry launched the Sydney Invictus Games, the latest instalment of his Paralympic-style competition for injured and sick military personnel and veterans.

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Kenzie set to compete at champs in London
 
 Northwest Tasmania Advocate     2017-06-08 kl. 07:04     485 words
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Deon Kenzie will get another opportunity to compete for gold for Australia when he competes on the international stage in London next month.

The Forth Para-athlete and Paralympic silver medalist has been confirmed in the Australian squad to compete at the 2017 World Para-Athletics Championships held in the England capital from July 14-23.... Kenzie will compete in the T38 1500m, the event which he won Paralympic...
 
   
Virtual school to hold in-person commencement
 
 Sun-Journal     2017-06-08 kl. 06:57     145 words
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AUGUSTA — Maine Connections Academy (MCA), the state’s first virtual charter school for students in grades 7-12, will host an in-person commencement ceremony to honor 45 students in its third class of graduating seniors at 3 p.

8, at the Augusta Civic Center.  The keynote address will be delivered by successful Paralympic athlete, Josh Kennison, of Norway, who will speak to the importance of maintaining persistence and hope in the face of adversity.
 
   
Japan's cellcos to invest over $45.5b in 5G
 
 telecomasia.net     2017-06-08 kl. 06:55     226 words
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Japan's cellcos to invest over $45.5b in 5G June 08, 2017 telecomasia.net Japan's three major mobile operators plan to invest a combined 5 trillion yen ($45.

Meanwhile the three operators have a long-standing target of commercializing 5G in parts of Tokyo in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
As I See It: Ruling coalition recklessly taking 'anti-conspiracy' legislation for granted
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-06-08 kl. 06:43     1293 words
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Opposition party lawmakers surround the seat of the head of the lower house Committee on Judicial Affairs, left, in protesting a vote on the so-called anti-conspiracy bill, on May 19, 2017. Pictured on the far right is Justice Minister Katsutoshi Kaneda.

Convention on Transnational Organized Crime, and that it will also serve as a measure against terrorism ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Coaster set for World Series
 
 Northwest Tasmania Advocate     2017-06-08 kl. 06:43     235 words
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Jacob Templeton will once again gain exposure at an international swimming event this weekend when he competes against his rivals in America.

Templeton has been on a rise in the pool in the last few years, highlighted by his appearance at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.... Swimming Australia Paralympic High Performance Manager Adam Pine said the meet would offer a development and classification...
 
   
Renamed Jeunesse Arena Opens In Rio
 
 Venues Today     2017-06-08 kl. 06:42     729 words
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Once a 2016 Olympic venue, Rio’s biggest indoor arena is revamped Exterior of the renamed, revamped Jeunesse Arena, Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The arena was used six months for the 2016 Olympic Games, she said, citing events such as assembly, event testing, Olympic Games, Paralympic Games and disassembly.
 
   
Big Issue: Are bike races in Stoke-on-Trent value for money?
 
 The Sentinel     2017-06-08 kl. 06:37     713 words
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Stoke-on-Trent is hosting a stage of the Women's Tour Of Britain. But what are the benefits for the city of having the two-wheeled brigade hurtling through the streets? John Woodhouse investigates.

In fact, these are the words of Paralympian legend Dame Sarah Storey at the launch of the race itinerary earlier this year, heaping praise on the city for its positive attitude towards sport.... Storey, Great Britain's most decorated female Paralympian,...

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Rowing youth nationals take over Benderson this weekend
 
 Bradenton Herald     2017-06-08 kl. 06:16     501 words
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More than 1,700 athletes from more than 30 states are expected to converge on Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota this weekend for the USRowing Youth National Championships.

Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., rowing Olympians and Paralympians will be at the park greeting athletes and spectators, posing for photos and signing autographs.
 
   
Incredible! Australian girl with cerebral palsy climbs Great Wall
 
 CHINAdaily Europe     2017-06-08 kl. 05:59     25 words
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After climbing the Great Wall, the 11-year-old plans to train hard with the aim of competing in swimming at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.

After climbing the Great Wall, the 11-year-old plans to train hard with the aim of competing in swimming at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.

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Los Angeles looks like it will concede 2024 Olympics to Paris
 
 Yard Barker     2017-06-08 kl. 05:47     421 words
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; Los Angeles, CA, USA; General overall view of the Staples Center with LA 2024 letters and numbers at L.A. Live during the IOC Commission visit to evaluate LA2024 as a candidate city for the 2024 Olympic Games.

  Wasserman claimed they are more interested in how best they can serve the “long-term needs of the Olympic and Paralympic Games”.
 
   
Six-time champion David Weir handed lifeline by Paralympic chief Paula Dunn
 
 Daily Mail     2017-06-08 kl. 05:22     332 words
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Riath Al-Samarrai for MailOnline 01:43 BST, 8 June 2017

Six-time champion David Weir handed lifeline by Paralympic chief Paula Dunn.... Paralympic chief Paula Dunn wants David Weir to return to the British fold as a coach after accepting his acrimonious split from the track team will not be reversed.

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LA Appears Willing to Accept 2028 Olympics If Paris Gets 2024
 
 Marina del Rey Patch     2017-06-08 kl. 05:10     448 words
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LOS ANGELES, CA — Los Angeles' Olympic bid chairman Wednesday gave his most conciliatory comments to date suggesting the city is open to the

"That's why we are willing to look beyond ourselves and ask the question, `How can L.A. best serve the long-term needs of the Olympic and Paralympic Games?"

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Gold Futures Contract Slightly Lower In Early Session
 
 Bernama     2017-06-08 kl. 04:56     258 words
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Other News Headlines Seven Sets Of Pujut State By-election Forms Bought - EC - politic AirAsia Female Pilots Soar To The Skies Donning Naelofar

EC - politic AirAsia Female Pilots Soar To The Skies Donning Naelofar. ...Headscarves - business MISIM Out To Assist National Paralympic Athletes - sports Buah Kepayang, Poisonous Yet Delectable - features EU To Consider Extra Funding To Turkey For
 
   
Wheelin' Jazz leader Jeff Griffin wants a title before he says goodbye
 
 Salt Lake Tribune     2017-06-08 kl. 04:30     552 words
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The time is coming soon for Jeff Griffin to hang 'em up. But what exactly? Not his shoes. He's worn the same pair in every game for more than a decade, but they've barely ever touched the floor.

Paralympic basketball team.
 
   
Weber State grad David Blair wins discus at US Paralympics track championships
 
 Standard Examiner     2017-06-08 kl. 04:13     171 words
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Davis High and Weber State alum David Blair continues to impress on the national and international Paralympics stage. Blair won the men’s discus at the  U.S. Paralympics Track & Field National Championships held Saturday, June 3, at UCLA.

Weber State grad David Blair wins discus at US Paralympics track championships.... Davis High and Weber State alum David Blair continues to impress on the national and international Paralympics stage.... Paralympics Track & Field National Championships...
 
   
Drink cocktails, raise cash for Adaptive Action Sports of Copper this June
 
 Summit Daily News     2017-06-08 kl. 04:03     402 words
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When $40,000 worth of gear, cameras and prosthetic legs was stolen from Adaptive Action Sports in February , cofounder Amy Purdy of the Copper Mountain nonprofit hoped the thief would return what was taken, no questions asked.

Purdy, a Paralympic medalist , modeled the fundraiser after a similar event in Palm Springs, California, and she hopes that a month of tasting craft cocktails at restaurants across the county will recoup some of the $40,000 her nonprofit lost this
 
   
TNIE scribe bags top award for story on Mariyappan
 
 New Indian Express     2017-06-08 kl. 03:40     287 words
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MUMBAI: Swaroop Swaminathan of the New Indian Express was presented the RedInk Best Sports Feature Story Award for his piece on Mariyappan Thangavelu, the Rio Paralympics gold medallist, by the Mumbai Press Club on Wednesday.

MUMBAI: Swaroop Swaminathan of the New Indian Express was presented the RedInk Best Sports Feature Story Award for his piece on Mariyappan Thangavelu, the Rio Paralympics gold medallist, by the Mumbai Press Club on Wednesday.Swaroop Swaminathan (L)...

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Review: Cost of Living
 
 TheaterMania     2017-06-08 kl. 03:30     719 words
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REVIEWS X Share via Email Martyna Majok's new play explores living with disability — and what it takes to survive.

Sullivan, who is both an actor and a Paralympian, is particularly excellent as a woman who has managed to retain her North Jersey edge despite her newfound obstacles (she also exquisitely takes part in one of the most harrowingly realistic moments

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2017 AICP Show Honors Best Commercials Of The Year
 
 ShootOnline     2017-06-08 kl. 03:30     2020 words
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The AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the American Commercial premiered tonight at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City, closing out

Excellence/International – Paralympics “We’re The Superhumans” 2 Honors – Doomsday  Original Music – Nike and Brand Jordan “We The People” Next/Branded Content – Nike and Brand Jordan “We The People” 2 Honors – PRETTYBIRD
 
   
Mulu to be featured in torch run
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-06-08 kl. 03:29     247 words
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The torch run in Miri is a 6km journey through land and river. — filepic THE KL 2017 torch run will continue through Mulu National Park after the handover from Lawas on June 10.

We have chosen former national sprinter Watson Nyambek as one of the 29 main athletes accompanying the SEA Games torch. “Paralympian Dony Jeranding from Miri has also been chosen,” said Sherrina.
 
   
Cummins&Partners Sydney scores HBF creative
 
 AdNews     2017-06-08 kl. 03:21     197 words
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Cummins&Partners Sydney has scored the HBF account, following a competitive pitch, AdNews can reveal. The Works, CHE Proximity and M&C Saatchi were the other agencies believed to be involved in the pitch process.

The ad starred Paralympian Brant Garvey training for the Paralympics in Tokyo.
 
   
Six-time champion David Weir handed lifeline by Paralympic chief Paula Dunn
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-06-08 kl. 03:04     45 words
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Paralympic chief Paula Dunn wants David Weir to return to the British fold as a coach after accepting his acrimonious split from the track team will not be reversed. Weir insisted at the start of the year that he will never race for his country...

Six-time champion David Weir handed lifeline by Paralympic chief Paula Dunn.... Paralympic chief Paula Dunn wants David Weir to return to the British fold as a coach after accepting his acrimonious split from the track team will not be reversed.

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'Cost of Living': Theater Review
 
 Hollywood Reporter     2017-06-08 kl. 03:03     542 words
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The lives of four lonely people, two of them physically challenged, intersect in Martyna Majok's drama. In an early scene in Cost of Living, a female caregiver new to her job refers to her cerebral palsy-afflicted employer as "differently abled.

Mozgala, for whom his part was written, and Sullivan, a former Paralympic Games track-and-fielder, never once seem to be looking for sympathy.
 
   
Top elite fields announced for 39th annual Gold Coast Airport Marathon
 
 MarathonGuide.com     2017-06-08 kl. 02:09     1528 words
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday 7 June A flat and fast course will provide the stage for the 39th Gold Coast Airport Marathon on Sunday 2 July with one of the strongest elite fields ever assembled to fight out the 42.195km race.

Wheelchair Marathon Australian Paralympic stars and last year's winners Kurt Fearnley and Christie Dawes have confirmed their participation in this year's Gold Coast Airport Marathon wheelchair marathon races.... Fearnley, who is also an ambassador for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, won last year's wheelchair marathon in a race record of 1:30:18 before going on to win silver at the Rio Paralympic...
 
   
Best In AICP Show: Sandy Hook Promise’s “Evan”; Nike’s “Unlimited You” Campaign
 
 ShootOnline     2017-06-08 kl. 01:58     4646 words
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The AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the American Commercial premiered this evening (6/7) at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City.

Rick Russell, Final Cut   Paralympics “We’re The Superhumans” 2:55 Production Company:...Excellence/International – Paralympics “We’re The Superhumans” 2 Honors – Doomsday  Original Music – Nike and Brand Jordan “We The People” Next/Branded Content –...
 
   
Paralympian Jacqui Kapinowski to Speak at USRowing Graduation
 
 USRowing     2017-06-08 kl. 01:49     259 words
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Sarasota-Bradenton, Fla. — USRowing is pleased to announce this year’s keynote speaker at the Youth National Championship Graduation Ceremony will be Paralympian Jacqui Kapinowski .

Paralympian Jacqui Kapinowski to Speak at USRowing Graduation.... Sarasota-Bradenton, Fla. — USRowing is pleased to announce this year’s keynote speaker at the Youth National Championship Graduation Ceremony will be Paralympian Jacqui Kapinowski...
 
   
Sprinter Christian Coleman Hoping To Follow in Justin Gatlin's Footsteps At NCAA Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-08 kl. 01:20     1690 words
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, 5:27 p.m. (ET) Christian Coleman sprints in the 200-meter at the NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Indoor Track & Field Championships at the Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium on March 11, 2017 in College Station, Texas.

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Successful record-breaking Laguna Phuket Marathon 2017
 
 TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific     2017-06-08 kl. 00:59     643 words
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Events Theodore Koumelis - 08 June 2017, 00:01 The 12th Laguna Phuket Marathon took place 3rd and 4th June, 2017 and is organised by leading sports

Joining the impressive line-up of top Thai and international athletes, competing this year for the first time was Paralympic marathon champion and world-record holder, Mr Eitan Hermon from Israel, who ran the Half Marathon and finished 13 overall,
 
   
How to Write The Best Instagram Captions: Ideas, Tips, and Strategy
 
 True Viral News     2017-06-07 kl. 23:42     2193 words
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Compelling visuals may be what Instagram is all about, but an effective Instagram caption will push the engagement needle, getting you more Likes and comments. And engagement, dear readers, is key.

Or it could be a quote from the person featured in the post, as Nike has done with this Instagram video starring Paralympian Scout Bassett.
 
   
Day 1 - Continental Clash
 
 British Wheelchair Basketball     2017-06-07 kl. 23:42     345 words
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GB Men deliver the double on the opening day of Continental Clash 2017

One to watch, Lee Manning, demonstrated his remarkable skill and professional growth as a player since his Paralympic debut in Rio.
 
   
Beach Volleyball Legends Kerri Walsh Jennings, Phil Dalhausser Lead U.S. Teams Selected For World Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-07 kl. 23:34     392 words
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, 5:02 p.m. (ET) Phil Dalhausser (C) and Nick Lucena (R) celebrate winning gold at the FIVB World Tour stop on June 4, 2017 in Moscow. The U.S.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Sealed with a kiss: Prince Harry greets fan, 97, with a smooch in pouring
 
 Daily Star     2017-06-07 kl. 23:33     207 words
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PRINCE Harry greeted a 97-year-old fan in Sydney with a kiss.

He's warm and genuine.” Harry was in the rain-soaked Australian city to launch the 2018 Paralympic-style Invictus Games.
 
   
Click here for a conversation with Steve Timko from 2013
 
 Press of Atlantic City     2017-06-07 kl. 22:58     1538 words
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Steven J. Timko, 67, has been executive director of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association since 2006. He has two years left on his contract. The association, which has 434 member schools, governs New Jersey high school sports.

Q: How important is it for New Jersey to take the lead in providing opportunities for disabled athletes?
 
   
Olympic Medalists Spearhead Diving World Championships
 
 SwimSwam     2017-06-07 kl. 22:11     783 words
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By on SwimSwam Olympic medallists  Jack Laugher ,  Chris Mears ,  Tom Daley  and  Dan Goodfellow  will return to the world stage as they lead a team of 12 divers for the World Championships in Budapest.

Paralympics, World Championships and Commonwealth Games. www.britishswimming.org About UK Sport Every athlete who has received National Lottery funding will have a story to tell of the difference that it has made to their Olympic or Paralympic dream.
 
   
Breen makes GB World Para squad
 
 Sky Sports     2017-06-07 kl. 22:11     302 words
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Olivia Breen has been named in the 49-strong British squad for this summer's World Para Athletics Championships in London.

Breen will return to the London Stadium five years after winning bronze in the T35-38 4x100m relay at the Paralympics.

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Los Angeles County Selects ICF for $26 Million Contract to Support Its Transportation System
 
 Nasdaq     2017-06-07 kl. 22:07     513 words
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ICF to Provide Environmental Services to Transportation System Serving One of Nation's Largest Counties FAIRFAX, Va.

Olympic and the Paralympic Games."

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ICF INTERNATIONAL : Los Angeles County Selects ICF for $26 Million Contract to Support Its Transportation System
 
 4 Traders     2017-06-07 kl. 22:07     489 words
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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has selected ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI), a consulting and technology services provider to

County citizens and better position the county in its bid for the 2024 Olympic and the Paralympic Games.” ICF supports infrastructure development projects in all transportation modes—highways, transit, rail and maritime—to help clients navigate

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Graduation sends Cutthroats out into the world
 
 Idaho Mountain Express     2017-06-07 kl. 21:54     1184 words
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    Head of School Ben Pettit called it “another glorious Sun Valley day,” one of celebration and reflection for 42 Community School seniors and one exchange student at the independent school’s 40th commencement Sunday inside the Sun Valley Pavilion.

    Commencement speaker Muffy Davis, of Hailey, a well-known disabled athlete who grew up in the valley and has become a sought-after motivational speaker, reminded the graduates that it isn’t easy to get up when you’ve been knocked down by
 
   
With World Title In His Sights And Coaching Job At Mizzou Secured, Wrestler J’den Cox Ready For Big 2017
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-07 kl. 21:49     883 words
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, 11:20 a.m. (ET) J'den Cox reacts after winning his match during the first round of the NCAA Wrestling Championships on March 17, 2016 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. J’den Cox stood atop the medal podium at Madison Square Garden.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “I had so many different feelings,” he said. “I was very proud of the accomplishment.
 
   
Canadian national cross-country team trained at Nickel Plate
 
 Penticton Western     2017-06-07 kl. 21:37     212 words
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Canada’s national cross-country ski team was at Nickel Plate May 14 to 21. The club hosted wax technicians and the Canadian Paranordic team, which is preparing for the upcoming Pyoeng Chang 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

The club hosted wax technicians and the Canadian Paranordic team, which is preparing for the upcoming Pyoeng Chang 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.“With this year’s large snowpack, the conditions were excellent with 15 kilometres of trails
 
   
Holy Family student ready to represent the United States
 
 KUSA-TV     2017-06-07 kl. 21:36     620 words
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Riley Ljungdahl new it would be hard, and never thought she'd get there this quickly Aaron Matas, KUSA 12:12 PM. MDT June 07, 2017 The head and the heart were not affected.

"My goal is to one day, go to the Paralympics and win a gold.” There it was.... This January, at just 16 years old, Riley was accepted as just one of 32 athletes to try out for the Paralympic team.... She is the youngest player on 2017 Paralympic team by...
 
   
Six-time Paralympic champion David Weir handed lifeline by chief Paula Dunn
 
 The Courier     2017-06-07 kl. 21:35     17 words
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Press Association June 7 2017, 5.59pm 175031 27363

Six-time Paralympic champion David Weir handed lifeline by chief Paula Dunn.
 
   
The WheelAir® Launch
 
 Posability     2017-06-07 kl. 21:03     561 words
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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®.
 
   
European Parliament Supports Paris 2024
 
 iSportConnect     2017-06-07 kl. 20:44     437 words
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Olympics Wednesday, 07 June 2017 08:32 With less than 100 days until the International Olympic Committee casts its vote in Lima to decide the host city for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Paris 2024 has received a boost with the European Parliament coming out in support of the bid.

Olympics Wednesday, 07 June 2017 08:32 With less than 100 days until the International Olympic Committee casts its vote in Lima to decide the host city for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Paris 2024 has received a boost with the European
 
   
Why you should vote for Labour
 
 Bangla Mirror     2017-06-07 kl. 20:08     714 words
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Rupa Haque ::  Almost 150 years ago, when some of the first Bangladeshis arrived to settle in the UK, the British quickly discovered the value of our determination and work ethic.

makes to public life span all fields ; from business to bake off, from politics to Paralympic champions and from culture to traditional cuisine.
 
   
David Cameron’s former press secretary Baroness Gabby Bertin reveals what led her to campaign for families with disabled children
 
 You.co.uk     2017-06-07 kl. 20:05     2378 words
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By Margarette Driscoll   When BARONESS GABBY BERTIN worked as David Cameron’s press secretary, she understood deeply the difficulties he had with his disabled son Ivan.

The Paralympic Games and the Invictus Games, which Prince Harry has been involved with, have been a huge success.

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Video: Prince Harry pays tribute terror victims at Invictus launch
 
 Belfast Telegraph     2017-06-07 kl. 19:48     34 words
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At the launch of the Invictus Games in Australia, Harry said the paralympic-style sporting event "shows us it is possible to overcome adversity."

At the launch of the Invictus Games in Australia, Harry said the paralympic-style sporting event "shows us it is possible to overcome adversity.".
 
   
Renowned American scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson makes history
 
 AOL.com     2017-06-07 kl. 19:47     2212 words
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Neil deGrasse Tyson has made history as the first American scientist to take home the Stephen Hawking Medal. Tyson received the award on Tuesday for his skills and achievements in Science communication.

AUGUST 29: Professor Stephen Hawking speaks during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympics at the Olympic Stadium on August 29, 2012 in London, England.

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Citizens Advice celebrate their invaluable volunteers
 
 Stratford Observer     2017-06-07 kl. 19:43     198 words
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Henry Lu has been a volunteer for the last five years and helped Megan Giglia, the gold medal Paralympic cyclist, when she faced difficulties four years ago. (s) INSPIRATIONAL volunteers are being celebrated for making a difference.

Henry Lu has been a volunteer for the last five years and helped Megan Giglia, the gold medal Paralympic cyclist, when she faced difficulties four years ago. (s) INSPIRATIONAL volunteers are being celebrated for making a difference.Citizens Advice
 
   
World Para Swimming Classification Project Begins Data Collection
 
 SwimSwam     2017-06-07 kl. 19:27     265 words
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In mid-May, researchers collaborated with Italian para swimmers to add data to a large-scale project about para swimming.

They worked with 19 different Italian swimmers, some of which were Rio Paralympic medalists. Data collection included water-based measures including 3-D video analysis, tethered swimming and drag analysis, and land-based measures of range of
 
   
An Opportunity to Serve (LA 2024 Press Release)
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-07 kl. 19:27     632 words
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In recent years, several cities have withdrawn from bidding for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. They walked away due to a variety of reasons, but mostly due to cost and legacy concerns, and the resulting devastating impact on public support.

In recent years, several cities have withdrawn from bidding for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.... We don’t believe in ultimatums – we believe in partnership; that’s why we are willing to look beyond ourselves and ask the question "how can LA best serve the long-term needs of the Olympic and Paralympic...

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Para-Sports Could Be Part of The World Games
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-07 kl. 19:18     321 words
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(ATR) The 2021 edition of The World Games could feature para-sports for the first time.

(ATR) The 2021 edition of The World Games could feature para-sports for the first time.The World Games 2021 could include disabled athletes (IWGA) The International World Games Association says it has given preliminary consideration to integrating

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Votes needed for Warner grad nominated for athlete of the month
 
 Muskogee Phoenix     2017-06-07 kl. 18:56     138 words
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Dr. Cassie Mitchell, a Warner High School graduate and Connors State College alumna, is nominated for the International Paralympic Committee Allianz athlete of the month. The community can vote for Mitchell through Thursday at www.paralympic.

Dr. Cassie Mitchell, a Warner High School graduate and Connors State College alumna, is nominated for the International Paralympic Committee Allianz athlete of the month.... The community can vote for Mitchell through Thursday at www.paralympic.org ,...
 
   
The IPC teams up with BP Target Neutral to offset travel emissions
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-07 kl. 18:42     506 words
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BP has offset 4,448.1 tonnes of CO2 equivalent created by the IPC between 2014 and 2016.

BP has offset 4,448.1 tonnes of CO2 equivalent created by the IPC between 2014 and 2016.As part of its partnership with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), BP has been supporting them to be more environmentally friendly, including
 
   
MISIM Out To Assist National Paralympic Athletes
 
 Bernama     2017-06-07 kl. 18:40     85 words
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 7 (Bernama) -- The Malaysian Invasion Spirit In Motion (MISIM) set up by local telecomunications company, Tune Talk, would continue to assist national paralympic athletes to face the many challenges that they faced.

MISIM Out To Assist National Paralympic Athletes.... The Malaysian Invasion Spirit In Motion (MISIM) set up by local telecomunications company, Tune Talk, would continue to assist national paralympic athletes to face the many challenges that they...
 
   
Jamie Stanton Honored with DU's Pioneer Award
 
 DENVER PIONEERS     2017-06-07 kl. 18:37     1068 words
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Donate to the Willy Schaeffler Scholarship Fund | Willy Schaeffler Scholarship Fund Info Jamie Stanton Feature | Denver Athletics Ticket Office

DENVER – Paralympic skier and 2012 Willy Schaeffler Scholarship recipient Jamie Stanton earned one of 10 Pioneer Awards from the University of Denver at the 2017 Pioneer Awards Ceremony last month.... Paralympic alpine skiing development team in 2013-14,...
 
   
Nine Welsh Athletes Included In GB World Para-Athletics Squad
 
 Dai Sport     2017-06-07 kl. 18:28     274 words
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Nine Welsh athletes have been named in the GB squad for the World Para-Athletics Championship in London. The nine are part of a 49-strong squad for the championships which take place from July 14-23.

world championship is very special for all the athletes, coaches and team staff, so we are all very honoured to be representing the British team this summer. “We have selected five athletes who topped the podium at the Paralympic Games in 2012, so
 
   
Stephen Miller named in Team GB for World Para Athletics Championship
 
 itv.com     2017-06-07 kl. 18:24     373 words
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Stephen Miller won bronze at the IPC European Championships last year Photo: Cramlington’s Three-time Paralympic Champion Stephen Miller has been

Cramlington’s Three-time Paralympic Champion Stephen Miller has been. ...named in a 49-strong British Athletics team for the World Para Athletics Championship being held in London this July.... Miller, 37, who won bronze in the Rio Paralympics last September, was male team captain for the GB Athletics Team in the London 2012 Paralympics...

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Weir handed GB lifeline
 
 Sporting Life     2017-06-07 kl. 18:11     529 words
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, 16:07 Other Sports David Weir Six-time Paralympic champion David Weir could yet represent Great Britain again - even if it is in a coaching capacity, according to the team's chief Paula Dunn.

Weir handed GB lifeline. , 16:07 Other Sports David Weir Six-time Paralympic champion David Weir could yet represent Great Britain again - even if it is in a coaching capacity, according to the team's chief Paula Dunn.Weir has been left out of the

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Namibia: Paralympian Joins Anti-Bullying Campaign(New Era)
 
 AllAfrica.com     2017-06-07 kl. 18:06     534 words
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Windhoek — The 15-year-old Ntando Mahlangu, a double amputee Paralympian, has teamed up with Cartoon Network to launch the 2017 anti-bullying campaign, CN Buddy Network in Africa.

Namibia: Paralympian Joins Anti-Bullying Campaign(New Era).... Windhoek — The 15-year-old Ntando Mahlangu, a double amputee Paralympian, has teamed up with Cartoon Network to launch the 2017 anti-bullying campaign, CN Buddy Network in Africa.The...
 
   
PICTURES: The 100 Great Zimbabweans Awards winners
 
 NewsDay.co.zw     2017-06-07 kl. 17:55     795 words
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We give you the list of the winners in each category of the inaugural Alpha Media Holdings (AMH) 100 Great Zimbabweans awards held on Tuesday in Harare.

  SPORT SPORT Nyasha Mharakurwa is Zimbabwe Wheelchair tennis Paralympian, born with a congenital deformity, a physical abnormality that a ected his legs. a multi-talented sportsman had sporting artistry that saw him becoming a formidable

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Para rowers to watch in Poznan
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-07 kl. 17:19     386 words
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Here are the athletes to watch for when the World Rowing Cup II begins next week. Para rowers will continue to test themselves over the new 2,000m distance when the World Rowing Cup II begins on 16 June in Poznan, Poland.

Para rowers will continue to test themselves over the new 2,000m distance when the World Rowing Cup II begins on 16 June in Poznan, Poland.It will be the second international competition of the season for the athletes since the Rio 2016 Paralympic
 
   
Canada names snowboard team
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-07 kl. 17:19     204 words
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Seven Para snowboarders battling for places at PyeongChang 2018. Canada Snowboard has announced seven Para snowboarders who will make up the national team for the 2017-18 season.

Canada Snowboard has announced seven Para snowboarders who will make up the national team for the 2017-18 season.Riders will be looking to make their mark again this winter, with the majority of spots on the Canadian Paralympic...
 
   
LA2024 What’s Not in the Bid Book: Volume 2
 
 SwimSwam     2017-06-07 kl. 17:02     359 words
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By on SwimSwam As a potential future Olympic host city, Los Angeles, California has a lot to offer athletes and spectators.

The bidding war between LA and Paris for the privilege of hosting the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games has intensified with each passing week in the lead-up to the September 13th IOC conference in Lima, Peru, where IOC members will cast
 
   
A 97-year-old fan braves the pouring rain for a reunion kiss from Prince Harry
 
 Mashable     2017-06-07 kl. 16:51     217 words
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UTC What would you do to meet your prince charming? This adorable 97-year-old Australian woman waited in the pouring rain for hours to meet Prince Harry.

This adorable 97-year-old Australian woman waited in the pouring rain for hours to meet Prince Harry.  The prince is in Australia to promote next year's Invictus Games — an international Paralympic event he started in 2014.

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David Owen: It’s a fascinating time for the concept of a British World Cup
 
 Insideworldfootball     2017-06-07 kl. 16:27     1136 words
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Politics and sport make uneasy, if unavoidable, bedfellows. This has been underlined plenty of times in just the past few months and is now being highlighted once again by tensions in the Gulf centred on Qatar, host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

This was, of course, experienced most intensely as a consequence of laying on one of the most efficient and inspirational Olympic and Paralympic Games of the modern era.
 
   
Team GB stars support Celebration of Food Week
 
 Educating     2017-06-07 kl. 16:22     282 words
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Team GB and Aldi’s Get Set to Eat Fresh campaign is supporting Celebration of Food Week by creating new resources and prizes for schools.

Visit. Get Set to Eat Fresh builds on the success of Get Set, the official youth engagement programme of Team GB and ParalympicsGB, and is set to improve the eating habits of 1.2 million young people in the UK by 2020.
 
   
ASSESSING THE OLYMPIC GAMES: THE ECONOMIC IMPACT AND BEYOND
 
 Journal of Economic Surveys     2017-06-07 kl. 16:04     241 words
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Abstract This study reviews the literature on the evaluation of the Olympic Games, within the broader framework of their significance as cultural assets and opportunities for endogenous growth and sustainable development of the host city.

While the major focus is on hosting the Summer Olympics, some attention is also paid to the bidding cities, the Winter Olympics and the Paralympics.
 
   
PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games ticket prices announced
 
 Association Internationale De La Presse Sportive     2017-06-07 kl. 15:56     643 words
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– The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) along with the International Paralympic Committee

PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games ticket prices announced. – The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) along with the International Paralympic Committee. ...(IPC) today announced the ticket
 
   
Prince Harry Kisses A 97-Year-Old Woman In Australia But We Doubt Meghan Markle Will Mind
 
 Harper's Bazaar US     2017-06-07 kl. 15:47     430 words
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Prince Harry has made a 97-year-old's soggy wait in the torrential rain well worth it, as he leaned in for a cheeky kiss during his official visit in Sydney, Australia.

Getty - Continue Reading Below Getty Chris Jackson The fifth-in-line to the throne is founder and patron of the games, which is an international Paralympic-style, multi-sport event for injured military personnel and veterans. -

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The next government must support the UK's world-class construction sector
 
 Mace     2017-06-07 kl. 15:39     829 words
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Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn agree on one thing: infrastructure and housebuilding must be at the heart of the next government’s plans to boost productivity, economic growth and wages across Britain.

British companies, that have a track record in delivering major projects – such as The Shard and the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games – on time and on budget.
 
   
Paris 2024 is a bet on Europe
 
 EurActiv.com     2017-06-07 kl. 15:26     499 words
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a delegation for the Paris bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be received by the European Parliament in its assembly. It is a big opportunity for Paris, and also for the European Union, writes Julian Jappert.

Paris 2024 is a bet on Europe. a delegation for the Paris bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be received by the European Parliament in its assembly.
 
   
Toyo Tires Appointed National Partner of IAAF World Championships London 2017
 
 iSportConnect     2017-06-07 kl. 15:24     165 words
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Athletics Wednesday, 07 June 2017 10:00 Japanese tyre and rubber manufacturer Toyo Tires has been appointed as a national partner of the IAAF World Championships London 2017 as part of its increasing commitment to athletics and sporting events.

biggest sporting event in the world in 2017, the IAAF World Championships London 2017 run from 4-13 August and are also the biggest event to be held at the London Stadium since the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Care Home Games show age is no obstacle
 
 Just Beverley     2017-06-07 kl. 15:21     491 words
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The annual Care Home Games grand final was held at East Riding Leisure Beverley last week where older residents from the East Riding battled it out for the top prize.

test. Boccia soft bowls is a form of indoor bowls which can be played by people of all abilities, and is even included in the Paralympics.
 
   
Three world records fall in Nottwil
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-07 kl. 15:01     1220 words
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Three world records fell on the track on the final day of competition on Monday (5 June) at the Nottwil Grand Prix in Switzerland. Belgium’s T42 Para athlete Gitte Haenen was the first to race into the record books – in her first ever 400m race.

So today I just wanted to show that I’m still good.” Victory in the women’s race went to China’s Paralympic marathon T54 champion Lihong Zou (11:42.58), who pulled clear of Swiss favourite Manuela Schär (11:44.33) round the final bend after
 
   
UKRAINE STARTS OLYMPIC DAY CELEBRATIONS
 
 The European Olympic Committees     2017-06-07 kl. 14:55     404 words
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The 2017 Olympic Day in Kiev on Saturday 3 June was the formal opening ceremony for the nationwide celebrations to commemorate the birth of the modern Olympics on June 23 rd , 1894, in Paris.

Two dozen of Ukraine’s Olympic and Paralympic medallists and national teams’ athletes featured various activities on site, with 2018 Olympic team athletes, including 2014 biathlon champions Olena Pidhrushna and Yulia Dzhima receiving warm
 
   
US Defence Attaché commends Nigerian military
 
 News Express Nigeria     2017-06-07 kl. 14:43     463 words
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By News Express on 07/06/2017 Share on Tweet Views: 28 The United States Defence Attaché, Colonel Patrick Doyle, has reiterated that

Rio Paralympics: We’re proud of you, Saraki tells...
 
   
Zac Shaw and Hollie Arnold picked for IPC World Athletics Championships
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-06-07 kl. 14:39     105 words
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GRIMSBY sprinter Zac Shaw has spoken of his pride after been selected for this summer's IPC World Athletics Championships in London.

Arnold – who won gold and set a new world record in her category at the Rio Paralympics last year, will be targeting more medal success.

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Deadline for IPC President nominations passes
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-07 kl. 14:28     473 words
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A three month nominations process for candidates to submit bids to replace Sir Philip Craven as President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) closed today. Applications were also taken for all other IPC Governing Board positions.

A three month nominations process for candidates to submit bids to replace Sir Philip Craven as President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) closed today.... Current IPC vice-president Andrew Parsons is currently seen as the front-runner after being replaced by Mizael Conrado as Brazilian Paralympic...
 
   
Future Games hosts await double awards decision
 
 Channel NewsAsia     2017-06-07 kl. 14:08     610 words
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Sport When the International Olympic Committee completes its Executive Board meeting in Lausanne on Friday, things will likely never be the same in the Olympic world.

Sport When the International Olympic Committee completes its Executive Board meeting in Lausanne on Friday, things will likely never be the same in the Olympic world.The logo of the Paris candidacy for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games is

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Pictures: 100 Great Zimbabweans awards ceremony
 
 Zimbabwe Daily     2017-06-07 kl. 13:40     110 words
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Alpha Media Holdings Chief operations officer Kangai Maukazuva makes his address Some of the guests at the ceremony Cleric and activist Evan

Walter Mzembi hands over a trophy to Wheelchair tennis paralympian Nyasha Mharakurwa who won in the sports category of the 10 Great Zimbabwean awards.

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World Para-Athletics: Jonnie Peacock and Hannah Cockcroft in GB squad
 
 BBC     2017-06-07 kl. 13:33     308 words
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Cockcroft retained her T34 100m title in Rio last year Paralympic champions Jonnie Peacock, Hannah Cockroft, Richard Whitehead and Kadeena Cox are in the Great Britain squad for next month's World Para-Athletics Championships in London.

Cockcroft retained her T34 100m title in Rio last year Paralympic...

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49 athletes proudly selected to represent the British Team at the World Para Athletics Championships
 
 British Athletics     2017-06-07 kl. 13:15     1027 words
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  British Athletics has today announced a 49-strong team that will represent the country at the World Para Athletics Championships London 2017, including 21 medallists from the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.

  British Athletics has today announced a 49-strong team that will represent the country at the World Para Athletics Championships London 2017, including 21 medallists from the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.Ten 2016 Paralympic Games gold medallists

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Raynor admits focus is on Permit Meet
 
 Royal Gazette     2017-06-07 kl. 13:09     874 words
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The BNAA National Championships this weekend will be a “low key” event because of a couple of factors, including the date change for the second Invitational Area Permit Meet which will now take place on July 1.

She followed that up at the IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha, Qatar the same year, claiming bronze in the 100 before competing at the Paralympics in Rio, placing sixth in the 100 final.
 
   
First Dates 8.8: Pop Up Willies, Weird Jagerbombs And Guitar Solos A Go Go
 
 Debrief.co.uk     2017-06-07 kl. 12:53     1414 words
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ef: We never get tired of those obligatory toilet phone calls We start with posh, pretty, horsey, mumbly Hebe, who reckons that her childhood interest in riding is what’s left her struggling when it comes to finding love.

Hebe is so good at horse riding that she nearly competed in the Paralympics at Rio. ‘What’s, er, wrong with you?’ asks Charlie, awkward as a man who’s just realised he’s at the wrong funeral.
 
   
SNEAK PEEK: What’s in this week’s Ripley and Henaor News?
 
 Amber Valley Info     2017-06-07 kl. 12:26     3496 words
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Search Amber Valley Info News Our 'News Search' facility is still in development, however we have a list of the last 100 articles published by Amber Valley Info so you can find the article you are looking for.

Read Article Man admits murdering his father in Mackworth Daniel Seggie appeared at Nottingham Crown Court today (Thursday, May 18) where Fri 19th May 2017 by Amber Valley Info | Read Article Paralympian Swimmer Set to Make a Splash at Alfreton
 
   
Australian Deaflympics athletes have funding black hole
 
 Hearing Times     2017-06-07 kl. 12:25     893 words
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Deaflympic athletes in Australia fail to understand the huge disparity between funding for Paralympics and Deaflympics Monday 5 June Editor -

Deaflympic athletes in Australia fail to understand the huge disparity between funding for Paralympics and Deaflympics Monday 5 June Editor -. ...June 05 at 08:00 Hannah Britton pushes through her 20th lap at swim training at an indoor pool in
 
   
Rome looks to javelin star Roehler to light up Diamond League meet
 
 France24     2017-06-07 kl. 12:08     606 words
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MILAN (AFP) - The absence of Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt has Rome Diamond League organisers turning their eyes skywards on Thursday in the hope German javelin star Thomas Roehler raises the roof with another stellar performance.

and women's 100m paralympic races.

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Governor meets with delegation led by the Speaker of the Egyptian House of Representatives
 
 Metro.Tokyo.jp     2017-06-07 kl. 11:57     246 words
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On Monday, May 22, 2017, Governor Koike met with a delegation led by Dr. Aly Abdel Aal Sayed Ahmed, Speaker of the Egyptian House of Representatives, at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.

He went on to touch upon Tokyo and Cairo’s commonalities as megacities, stressed the importance of further strengthening their friendship city relationship, and offered his full support to the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2.
 
   
Prince Harry Meeting Fans In The Pouring Rain Will Warm Your Heart
 
 Huffingtonpost.com.au     2017-06-07 kl. 11:39     381 words
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Just when you think Prince Harry can't get any more lovable.

Just when you think Prince Harry can't get any more lovable.In case you were unaware, the Prince was in Sydney on Wednesday to launch the 2018 Invictus Games -- the Paralympic...

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Tokyo 2020 Stages Litter Collection Competition
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-07 kl. 11:32     472 words
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Event in downtown Tokyo marks World Environment Day as build up to Paralympic Games continues.

Event in downtown Tokyo marks World Environment Day as build up to Paralympic Games continues.The Olympic & Paralympic Movements have always been about more than just sport, and over the years, the power and reach of the Olympic Games have been
 
   
Cyclist Quotes Every Rider Should Know
 
 Bicycling South Africa     2017-06-07 kl. 11:04     773 words
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Need an instagram caption or a new tattoo? Look no further. – By Riley Missel The bike is a tool, a means of transportation, a machine for speed, a therapist, a plaything and an escape.

If you never confront pain, you’re missing the essence of the sport. -Scott Martin Scott Martin is a Paralympic cyclist, Marine and purple heart recipient who suffered a TBI and shrapnel injuries on tour in Iraq.... Self-described as a “student of pain,” Martin did his homework and was chosen to represent the USA at the 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
Yamanote trains to get cameras to deter terrorism and gropers
 
 Asahi.com     2017-06-07 kl. 10:11     202 words
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Terrorists and gropers are the targets for security cameras to be installed for the first time on Tokyo’s JR Yamanote Line trains, East Japan Railway Co. announced June 6.

JR East plans to start installing the cameras from spring 2018 and complete the task by spring 2020 ahead of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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