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Maine Connections Academy Celebrates Student Achievements at 2017 In-Person Commencement Ceremony
 
 Presskontakt.se     2017-06-09 kl. 19:54     44 words
 
Online School Recognizes 45 Students in Third Graduating Class; Successful Paralympic Athlete Addresses Families as Keynote Speaker (PRWeb June 09,

Online School Recognizes 45 Students in Third Graduating Class; Successful Paralympic Athlete Addresses Families as Keynote Speaker (PRWeb June 09,2017) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/06/prweb14412781.htm.
 
   
Antonis dubbla kamp för att växa som människa
 
 Dagens Nyheter - Login     2017-06-09 kl. 16:17     1955 words
 
Antoni Khadrouis ansikte förvrids av ansträngning. Blodådrorna på hans bicep...

Antoni Khadrouis ansikte förvrids av ansträngning. Blodådrorna på hans bicep...

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LO och Riksidrottsförbundet - tillsammans för schyssta villkor
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-06-09 kl. 13:56     351 words
 
Pressmeddelande Jun 09, 2017 13:56 CEST Med enkla medel kan den svenska idrottsrörelsenverka för schyssta villkor i samband med både nationella- och internationella evenemang, samt vid inköp av varor och val av leverantörer,

Sommaren 2016 undertecknade RF, LO, Sveriges olympiska Kommitté, Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté, Svenska Fotbollförbundet och en rad fackförbund en gemensam överenskommelse om rent spel och schysta villkor vid idrottsevenemang.

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Pampig uppvaktning av Louise Etzner Jakobsson
 
 Svenska Ridsportforbundet     2017-06-09 kl. 11:12     272 words
 
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.

Louise Etzner Jakobsson mottog hyllningar och gratulationer för sina dubbla paralympicsbrons under 2016.... Lördagen den 10 juni uppvaktas och hyllas dubbla bronsmedaljören från Paralympics, paradressyrryttaren Louise Etzner Jakobsson, i Stockholm.
 
   
Stipendium: Bragdlejon till Karl Forsman
 
 Länstidningen Östersund     2017-06-09 kl. 11:11     115 words
 
Sveriges Lions har utsett Karl Forsman till mottagare av Sveriges Lions Bragdlejon 2017.

Sveriges Lions har utsett Karl Forsman till mottagare av Sveriges Lions Bragdlejon 2017.Det måste anses som en bragd att simmaren Karl Forsman, 19 år från Östersund, lyckades med att till 100 procent följa sin planering inför sin Paralympiska
 
   
Drömfonden: Peter Foppa Forsberg och ATG förverkligar drömmar
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-06-09 kl. 09:59     362 words
 
Pressmeddelande Jun 09, 2017 09:59 CEST En resa till basketcupen i Eskilstuna, ny utrustning till ridklubben eller ett simläger för nyanlända ungdomar; ingen dröm är för stor för Drömfonden.

ATG står exempelvis bakom Olympiatravet, ett av Sveriges äldsta sponsorskap, som sedan 1979 genererat över 235 miljoner kronor till Sveriges Olympier och Paralympier.

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Para athletes seek public help for funding through ‘Alay Para Atleta’
 
 True Viral News     2017-06-10 kl. 08:52     404 words
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In hopes of gathering more for sports for disabled athletes, the Philippine Paralympic Committee (PPC) and the Philippine Sports Association for the Differently Abled (PHILSPADA) is set to launch “Alay Para Atleta” program.

In hopes of gathering more for sports for disabled athletes, the Philippine Paralympic Committee (PPC) and the Philippine Sports Association for the Differently Abled (PHILSPADA) is set to launch “Alay Para Atleta” program.PPC-PHILSPADA
 
   
Stepping into the future
 
 New Straits Times     2017-06-10 kl. 08:36     1429 words
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“GIRL, the phone is updating itself again!” my mum complains for the umpteenth time, before continuing to vent about the way phones are made today. “Why can’t phones be simple like they used to be?

Having being born without fibulae in both legs, this Paralympian-turned-model with her woven carbon-fibre prostheses has successfully managed to change general perceptions about people with varying abilities or disabilities and at the same time,
 
   
Ashgabat Promises World Class Sporting Events At AIMAG 2017
 
 Bernama     2017-06-10 kl. 07:47     587 words
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By Nur Ashikin Abdul Aziz KUALA LUMPUR, June 10 (Bernama) -- Turkmenistan, which will host the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG 2017)

Mammedov said that the Olympic Village, the largest complex in the region, includes over 30 multi-purpose venues, Paralympic Complex and Medical Rehabilitation Centre as well as social-living, transportation and other infrastructures.
 
   
Our world record holder comes home
 
 NewsMail     2017-06-10 kl. 07:26     286 words
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ATHLETICS: There's no place like home for Bundaberg's new world record holder Rheed McCracken. The Paralympian yesterday returned to the region just in time to compete in tomorrow's Ring Road Run in the wheelies race.

The Paralympian yesterday returned to the region just in time to compete in tomorrow's Ring Road Run in the wheelies race.While there was no fanfare compared to his return last year after the Paralympics, he said it still felt weird to come back on
 
   
American Medell named May's IPC Allianz Athlete of the Month
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-10 kl. 07:06     293 words
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Evan Medell of the United States has been awarded May’s International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Allianz Athlete of the Month Award. Anyone wishing to vote had until 1pm Central European Summer Time yesterday to make their choice.

Evan Medell of the United States has been awarded May’s International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Allianz Athlete of the Month Award.... Thailand’s triple Paralympic gold medallist Watcharaphon Vongsa completed the shortlist after winning the BC2...
 
   
Brexit may ‘choke’ creative industries
 
 The National     2017-06-10 kl. 06:31     727 words
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GOVERNMENT is in danger of “choking off the talent pipeline” in the arts and creative industries, according to a leading figure at Buckinghamshire New University .

Its alumni include renowned British designer Robin Day, London 2012 Paralympic and Olympic medallists Naomi Riches and Chloe Rogers, and actor and comedian Noel Fielding.
 
   
Olympic Museum project in Colorado Springs represents 'museum of tomorrow'
 
 KRDO.com     2017-06-10 kl. 05:48     365 words
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Building the museum of the future in... Olympic Museum Project COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Organizers of the Olympic Museum project in Colorado Springs said they realize they can't design it as they would a traditional museum.

"This is going to be an experience," he said.  "And visitors who come to this museum are going to take a journey through what it's like to become an Olympian or a Paralympic athlete."... "There will be an exhibit where you can probably get on a snowboard, and with virtual reality, have the experience that Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Fernández moves to within one victory of regaining French Open wheelchair tennis crown
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-10 kl. 04:44     317 words
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Argentina's defending champion Gustavo Fernández claimed a comfortable victory over home favourite Nicolas Peifer in the semi-finals of the French Open in Paris.

Argentina's defending champion Gustavo Fernández claimed a comfortable victory over home favourite Nicolas Peifer in the semi-finals of the French Open in Paris.Fernández, who beat Paralympic gold medallist Gordon Reid yesterday, confirmed his
 
   
Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of Japanese mascots.
 
 Asia Times Online     2017-06-10 kl. 04:10     1262 words
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The excited crowds had their camera phones at the ready as they waited in position near a concert stage, so passersby could be forgiven for thinking the latest J-pop band was about to appear. Instead, a cast of quirky costumed characters appeared.

Photo: Daniel Hurst That is just as well, because organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games are asking the Japanese public to play a key role in designing icons to symbolize the international sporting event.
 
   
Americans Coan and Meyers Put Up World Leaders at Indy World Series
 
 SwimSwam     2017-06-10 kl. 04:09     376 words
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By on SwimSwam 2017 Para Swimming World Series – Indianapolis June 9th-11th, 2017 Indianapolis, Indiana Day 1 finals results The 4th stop of the 2017 Para Swimming World Series began Friday in Indianapolis, Indiana.

In the highlight event of the first day, the women’s 400 free, American Paralympic Champion  McKenzie Coan put in a new World Leader in the S7 category, swimming a 5:19.84, which leaves her 25 seconds clear of anybody else in her class this
 
   
Terre Haute native competes in paralympics
 
 Indy Channel     2017-06-10 kl. 03:48     333 words
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INDIANAPOLIS – Swimmers from around the world will compete in the Paralympic World Series held in Indy this weekend - including a Terre Haute native looking to win.

Terre Haute native competes in paralympics.... INDIANAPOLIS – Swimmers from around the world will compete in the Paralympic World Series held in Indy this weekend - including a Terre Haute native looking to win.Evan Austin has been swimming for the past...
 
   
U.S. Breaks Ground on Olympic Museum -- ATRadio...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-10 kl. 03:00     318 words
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(ATR) Colorado Springs will soon be home to the first Olympic Museum in the United States.

places, that would convey to visitors the journey Olympic and Paralympic athletes take,” Celeste tells ATR Editor Ed Hula on the latest edition of ATRadio. “What is it like to go to the Winter Games and the Summer Games?...great athletes get the recognition they deserve. “It is also THE Hall of Fame for our Olympians and Paralympians...

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Still a long wait to 5G
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-06-10 kl. 02:26     946 words
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THE 5G trials are finally hitting the ground in Malaysia. Some weeks ago, Celcom Axiata Bhd announced it was conducting trials with technology partner Ericsson to see how it could incorporate this fifth generation technology to its future offerings.

But in South Korea and Tokyo, the players are racing ahead to launch 5G for the February-Olympic Winter Games in South Korea and the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.
 
   
Stroke Survivor Riding Through Life's obstacles: Billy Lister's Story
 
 KKTV.com     2017-06-10 kl. 02:02     240 words
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COLORADO SPRINGS After suffering a stroke at 17, Billy Lister has turned his disability into a life's passion. Lister is now a Paralympic cyclist training for the Tokyo games in 2020.

Lister is now a Paralympic cyclist training for the Tokyo games in 2020.Billy Lister grew up playing every sport he could, but when he was diagnosed with a brain abnormality at age 16, everything changed.... "In that moment, I was officially a full time Paralympic...
 
   
Alfie Hewett into singles and doubles wheelchair finals
 
 This Is The West Country     2017-06-10 kl. 00:54     156 words
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Get the latest local news straight to your inbox every day Great Britain’s Alfie Hewett will play in two wheelchair finals at the French Open after a very successful day in Paris.

and won two silver medals at the Paralympic Games last summer.

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Tokyo city officials on a mission to sniff out foul-smelling zones
 
 Business Times Singapore     2017-06-10 kl. 00:03     40 words
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Tokyo EFFORTS to eliminate bad smells in shopping areas, entertainment districts and other parts of Tokyo are gaining steam as the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics approach.

Tokyo EFFORTS to eliminate bad smells in shopping areas, entertainment districts and other parts of Tokyo are gaining steam as the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics approach.Unpleasant smells are often from hydrogen sulfide generated in drainage pits
 
   
South Nottinghamshire Academy is officially opening next week after four
 
 Nottingham Post     2017-06-09 kl. 23:48     433 words
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HannahMitch Posted: June 09, 2017 Headteacher Dan Philpotts

The official opening will include presentations from double Paralympic and gold medalist Richard Whitehead MBE who was also a former employee at the school.
 
   
Endeavor Games uplifting for power lifter
 
 Edmund Evening Sun     2017-06-09 kl. 23:37     418 words
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Don’t ever give up. Just keep pushing to be better, said Zack Jones. He may have been in a wheelchair for 15 years.

Don’t ever give up. Just keep pushing to be better, said Zack Jones. He may have been in a wheelchair for 15 years.But living with a disability does not stop his spirit from rising to his personal best in this year’s 18th annual Endeavor Games from
 
   
Case Studies in Commercial Ductless Applications: Mitsubishi VRF Meets Diverse Comfort Requirements
 
 Contracting Business.com     2017-06-09 kl. 23:28     1372 words
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Case Study by LG Comments 0 Popular Location in OKC The Devon Boathouse, the first building on this site completed with Mitsubishi Electric VRF — was a “stunning, high-performance facility, and a designated U.S.

Case Study by LG Comments 0 Popular Location in OKC The Devon Boathouse, the first building on this site completed with Mitsubishi Electric VRF — was a “stunning, high-performance facility, and a designated U.S.Olympic & Paralympic Training
 
   
Alfie Hewett into singles and doubles wheelchair finals
 
 Sport.co.uk     2017-06-09 kl. 23:24     107 words
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Great Britain's Alfie Hewett will play in two wheelchair finals at the French Open after a very successful day in Paris. The 19-year-old from Norwich has had a rapid rise up the rankings and won two silver medals at the Paralympic Games last summer.

The 19-year-old from Norwich has had a rapid rise up the rankings and won two silver medals at the Paralympic Games last summer.He reached his first grand slam singles final with a 6-4 6-4 victory over Japan's Shingo Kuneida to set up a clash with

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Utah Olympic Oval Awarded Long Track Speedskating's Premiere World Championships For 2020
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-09 kl. 23:10     376 words
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, 1:47 p.m. (ET) T he Utah Olympic Oval was originally built for the Olympic Winter Games Salt Lake City 2002 and is located in Kearns, Utah.

will be proud of, and will appreciate and enjoy.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Paris 2024 Statement on the IOC Executive Board Decision
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-09 kl. 22:40     266 words
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"Paris 2024 welcomes today's decision by the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee to review bidding processes and also organize an Extraordinary Session of the IOC in Lausanne in July.

"We continue to work hard to win the support of IOC Members and the broader sports family for a Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games based on that vision."
 
   
98 Palaro winners to receive cash incentives
 
 The Daily Guardian     2017-06-09 kl. 22:21     165 words
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THE 98 medalists who brought honor to Iloilo Province in the recent Palarong Pambansa in Antique will receive cash incentives. The Provincial School Board (PSB) will distribute P997,998 to the athletes on June 20, 2017 at the Capitol grounds.

The province won gold medals in athletics (both individual and relay), arnis, billiards, wushu, futsal, sepak takraw junior, paralympics, and pencak silat.

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The IPC Teams Up with BP Target Neutral to Offset Travel Emissions
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-09 kl. 21:57     570 words
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As part of its partnership with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), BP has been supporting them to be more environmentally friendly,

As part of its partnership with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), BP has been supporting them to be more environmentally friendly,...including offsetting all of the organisation’s greenhouse gas emissions from business travel between
 
   
3-on-3 basketball added to 2020 Tokyo Olympics
 
 Detroit News     2017-06-09 kl. 21:19     560 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

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Table Tennis Mixed Doubles Added to Tokyo 2020...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-09 kl. 21:14     516 words
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Mixed Doubles has been added to the Table Tennis Olympic program for Tokyo 2020, which was announced at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Committee meeting in Lausanne today.

Raul CALIN, ITTF Director of Operations and Olympic/Paralympic Games, stated: “Since table tennis joined the Olympic Games programme in 1988, we tried on two previous occasions to add Mixed Doubles.

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Olympic Committee Decides To Pick LA or Paris For 2024 and 2028 Hosts: UPDATED
 
 Glendora Patch     2017-06-09 kl. 20:55     396 words
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LOS ANGELES, CA – The executive board of the International Olympic Committee decided Friday to announce which cities will host the Olympic and Paralympic games in both 2024 and 2028 -- not just the 2024 host.

UPDATED. LOS ANGELES, CA – The executive board of the International Olympic Committee decided Friday to announce which cities will host the Olympic and Paralympic games in both 2024 and 2028 -- not just the 2024 host.The only two contenders for the...

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British wheelchair tennis player set for switch to Para-canoeing for Tokyo 2020 cycle
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-09 kl. 20:44     480 words
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Wheelchair tennis player David Phillipson has revealed he is aiming to represent Great Britain in Para-canoeing at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, less than two months after announcing his retirement from elite-level sport.

Wheelchair tennis player David Phillipson has revealed he is aiming to represent Great Britain in Para-canoeing at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, less than two months after announcing his retirement from elite-level sport.Phillipson was among
 
   
IPC Launches Classification Research Grant Scheme, Calls for Applications...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-09 kl. 20:30     571 words
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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has launched its Classification Research Grant Scheme which aims to help its members enhance or revise their classification systems, and is now calling for applications.

IPC Launches Classification Research Grant Scheme, Calls for Applications...The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has launched its Classification Research Grant Scheme which aims to help its members enhance or revise their classification

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IOC to Vote on Dual Award in Lausanne Next Month
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-09 kl. 20:28     804 words
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(ATR) A new era of selecting hosts for the Olympics is set to begin at an Extraordinary IOC Session next month.

After the decision Paris 2024 released a statement in support of the IOC saying it would “continue to work hard to win the support of IOC Members and the broader sports family for a Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.” Two cities, two

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General Election 2017
 
 Scope UK     2017-06-09 kl. 20:16     881 words
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south 1 west 2 Attitudes 22 Media 5 Politics 20 Welfare 24 Children and families 5 Social care 12 Living 6 Standards 1 awkward 5 awkwardness 1

Committee 1 Minister of State for Disabled People 1 Duke of Westminster 1 President 1 stories 1 HMRC 1 National Minimum Wage 1 paralympics 3 media representation 1 TV 1 TV representation 1 assessment 1 capability 1 Businessess 1 Conservative 1 CQC 1
 
   
Peacock challenges Browne to race at Worlds
 
 BBC     2017-06-09 kl. 20:16     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
 
   
Olympic Committee Decides To Pick LA or Paris For 2024 and 2028 Hosts
 
 San Marino Patch     2017-06-09 kl. 20:12     299 words
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LOS ANGELES, CA – The executive board of the International Olympic Committee decided Friday to announce which cities will host the Olympic and Paralympic games in both 2024 and 2028 -- not just the 2024 host.

LOS ANGELES, CA – The executive board of the International Olympic Committee decided Friday to announce which cities will host the Olympic and Paralympic games in both 2024 and 2028 -- not just the 2024 host.The only two contenders for the 2024

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Competitors aiming for PBs
 
 Otago Daily Times     2017-06-09 kl. 20:06     565 words
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Otago athletes (from left, Holly Robinson, Raylene Bates, Jess Hamill and Anna Grimaldi at the Caledonian Ground this week, as they prepare to leave for their build-up to the world para-athletics championships. Photo: Linda Robertson.

T47 long jumper and sprinter Anna Grimaldi, F46 javelin thrower Holly Robinson and F34 shot putter Jess Hamill won gold, silver and bronze medals respectively at last year’s Paralympics.... "Each world champs and each Paralympics has been very different...
 
   
Los Angeles 2024 : “What’s Not in the Bid Book” : Épisode 2
 
 SwimSwam     2017-06-09 kl. 20:00     507 words
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By on SwimSwam En tant que candidate pour accueillir les Jeux Olympiques de 2024, la ville de Los Angeles en Californie a dû présenter son Bid Book .

La bataille entre LA et Paris pour le privilège d’accueillir l’édition de 2024 des Jeux Olympiques et Paralympiques s’intensifie chaque semaine à l’approche de la réunion du CIO, qui aura lieu le 13 Septembre à Lima, Peru, où les
 
   
Para athlete Atsu Dzidzienyo presents medals to CAL Bank
 
 Africa News Hub     2017-06-09 kl. 19:58     85 words
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A paralympic athlete, Mr Maclean Atsu Dzidzienyo has dedicated two medals to management and staff of CAL bank at a ceremony in Accra.

A paralympic...

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Maine Connections Academy Celebrates Student Achievements at 2017 In-Person Commencement Ceremony
 
 Daily Times Leader     2017-06-09 kl. 19:48     823 words
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PRWeb Maine Connections Academy (MCA), Maine's first tuition-free virtual charter school for students in grades 7-12, hosted an in-person

Civic Center. Paralympic athlete and local inspiration, Joshua Kennison of South Paris, Maine, served as the keynote speaker for the ceremony, imparting wisdom about the importance of overcoming obstacles, and never giving up on dreams.

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Happening Now: Cops on the Coop to support Special Olympics Athletes
 
 WSAV     2017-06-09 kl. 19:43     219 words
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Cops on the Coop 2017 View as list View as gallery Open Gallery Cops on the Coop 2017 x Latest Galleries BEAUFORT, S.C.

Cops on the Coop 2017 View as list View as gallery Open Gallery Cops on the Coop 2017 x Latest Galleries BEAUFORT, S.C.(WSAV) — Law Enforcement Officers from Beaufort Police Department are teaming up with Chick-fil-A on Boundary Street to support
 
   
Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox has reported two of her World Championship
 
 Express & Star     2017-06-09 kl. 19:42     10 words
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Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox has reported two of her World Championship. ...medals missing | Express & Star.211882 117176 237615 3873 12196 text/html;charset=UTF-8.
 
   
3-on-3 basketball, BMX freestyle added to 2020 Tokyo Olympics – Syracuse.com
 
 News Informer.info     2017-06-09 kl. 19:18     120 words
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Syracuse.com3-on-3 basketball, BMX freestyle added to 2020 Tokyo OlympicsSyracuse.

hold new official logos of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, left, and the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic …Olympics add 3-on-3 basketball and mixed-gender relay racesLos Angeles TimesThe newest Olympic sport:
 
   
WADA ditches probes in doping-abuse allegations against Russian fencers
 
 Tass.ru     2017-06-09 kl. 18:49     348 words
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MOSCOW, June 9. /TASS/. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) dropped all of its investigations in regard to Russian fencers, who had been mentioned in

Paralympic sports could have been involved in an alleged manipulation scheme to conceal positive doping tests.
 
   
Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson to Kick Off Warrior Games With Concert
 
 United States Department of Defense     2017-06-09 kl. 18:37     417 words
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— A star-studded concert featuring Grammy Award winning artists Blake Shelton and Kelly Clarkson will kick off the 2017 Department of Defense

Paralympic-style competition for wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans -- at Soldier Field here July 1.

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IOC Executive Board approve joint awarding plans for 2024 and 2028 Olympics
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-09 kl. 18:22     203 words
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A proposal to award both the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games to Los Angeles and Paris has been "unanimously" approved by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board here today.

A proposal to award both the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games to Los Angeles and Paris has been "unanimously" approved by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board here today."The IOC Executive Board has today
 
   
BP commits to US Paralympics
 
 SportsPro Media     2017-06-09 kl. 18:21     1037 words
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Leading the way, SYP’s new senior command team
 
 South Yorkshire Police     2017-06-09 kl. 18:20     1365 words
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South Yorkshire Police’s Senior Leadership Team are now all in post, as the force begins its drive forward to a positive future for the region.

London. Stephen was a senior member of the 2012 Olympic Command Team and was awarded a Commissioner’s Commendation in recognition of his role, which involved the planning and delivery of policing across London throughout the Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
UNITED STATES OLYMPIC MUSEUM BREAKS GROUND IN COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.
 
 BioSpace     2017-06-09 kl. 18:04     552 words
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– Groundbreaking was held today for the United States Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame (USOM) on a site in downtown Colorado Springs, overlooking America the Beautiful Park and Pikes Peak.

The groundbreaking culminates four years of planning, fundraising and design for the iconic 60,000-square-foot museum dedicated to the Olympic and Paralympic athlete and the unique human spirit that creates Olympians.... The USOM will be the only comprehensive Olympic and Paralympic...

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Cai replaces Guo as Beijing 2022 President
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-09 kl. 17:54     425 words
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Cai Qi has replaced Guo Jinlong as President of the Organising Committee of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, it was announced today.

Cai Qi has replaced Guo Jinlong as President of the Organising Committee of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, it was announced today.The move to select Cai, the former Mayor of the Chinese capital who is the Communist Party
 
   
No Pressure, No Drama Makes Brooke Sweat And Summer Ross The Ultimate Team, presented by Ultimate Software
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-09 kl. 17:52     958 words
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, 11:20 a.m. (ET) Brooke Sweat (L) and Summer Ross (R) embrace after winning their semifinal match at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Moscow 3-Star on June 2, 2017 in Moscow.

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17 Times Laurie Hernandez Was A Human Emoji
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-09 kl. 17:52     525 words
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, 11:09 a.m. (ET) Gymnast Laurie Hernandez celebrates her 17th on June 9, 2017.

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3-On-3 Basketball, BMX Freestyle Headline New Events Added To Tokyo 2020 Olympic Program
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-09 kl. 17:52     360 words
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, 11:05 a.m. (ET) 'Wheels of Freestyle' perform a BMX stunt show at the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Day during the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival on N. Moore Street on April 30, 2011 in New York City.

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RT Becomes Double Gold Winner, Bronze Winner of PromaxBDA Awards 2017
 
 Sputnik     2017-06-09 kl. 17:32     178 words
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) — RT UK's Going Underground show gained the gold winner award in the News Program Promotion nomination having beaten the Australian ABC broadcaster.

The Paralympic Promo became the bronze winner in the Public Service Announcement Spot nomination having ceded to Italy's Rai and Spain's Fox Networks Group Spain.
 
   
When is The Last Leg: Election Special on Channel 4 tonight, who’s hosting with Adam Hills and who are the guests?
 
 Irish Sun     2017-06-09 kl. 17:31     413 words
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The satirical show is back with more celebrity guests THE Last Leg is back tonight for another entertaining episode on Channel 4 – and as you’d expect it’s a General Election special. But what is the satirical show all about, and who are the hosts?

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...
 
   
Prince Harry makes a 97-year-old woman's day with a kiss
 
 MSN UK     2017-06-09 kl. 17:18     479 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.

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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Paralympic tennis champion ‘snubbed by Uber driver for being wheelchair user’
 
 DisabledGo     2017-06-09 kl. 17:16     331 words
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Star wheelchair tennis player Jordanne Whiley MBE said she couldn’t believe how she was treated by the driver A Paralympic medalist and tennis champion was snubbed by an Uber driver – after he saw she was in a wheelchair.

Paralympic tennis champion ‘snubbed by Uber driver for being wheelchair user’.... Star wheelchair tennis player Jordanne Whiley MBE said she couldn’t believe how she was treated by the driver A Paralympic medalist and tennis champion was snubbed by an...
 
   
Pyeongchang Games lack buzz in South Korea, but plans are on track
 
 USA TODAY     2017-06-09 kl. 17:12     1379 words
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Skip in Skipx Embed x ShareCLOSE The NHL made it official that its players will not be allowed to participate in the 2018 Olympics in South Korea. USA TODAY Sports This photo taken Feb.

9-25, and the Paralympics, which begin 12 days later.

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New recruits to BPA team bolster preparations for PyeongChang, Tokyo and beyond
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-06-09 kl. 17:00     740 words
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6 hours ago The British Paralympic Association (BPA) is delighted to announce a number of important new recruits to the team as it strives to build

6 hours ago The British Paralympic Association (BPA) is delighted to announce a number of important new recruits to the team as it strives to build. ...on the performance success of Rio 2016 and also deliver against its wider vision ‘through
 
   
Junior League 13/14 All-Stars announced
 
 Now Habersham     2017-06-09 kl. 16:46     171 words
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The Habersham County Little League Junior League All-Star roster has been announced this morning.

Tallulah Middle School 2016 Volleyball Team Announced Competition set for local Paralympian McKenzie Coan Raiders Hold off Lions, Move to 3-0 Football Recap:
 
   
CGF confirm athlete allocation process for Para athletics events at Gold Coast 2018
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-09 kl. 16:38     458 words
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The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has announced the athlete allocation process for the Para athletics events at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

The CGF will invite athletes in a process based on the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) world ranking database and on a "universality" clause.
 
   
USA Shooting & Show Me State to Partner on National Sporting Clay Cup
 
 Before It's News     2017-06-09 kl. 16:37     1024 words
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(Before It's News) Fundraiser & Youth/Coach Clinic U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.

As the only non-government supported Olympic shooting team in the world, USA Shooting relies heavily on donors and sponsors to help maintain a history of success that includes 114 Olympic and Paralympic medals.Money raised will help support USA
 
   
Norfolk tennis player through to Grand Slam final
 
 itv.com     2017-06-09 kl. 16:31     74 words
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Alfie's been playing since he was nine. Credit: ITV Anglia. Norfolk tennis player Alfie Hewett is through to his first Grand Slam final. The 21-year-old from Cantley near Norwich will play in the Wheelchair Men's Singles tomorrow at the French Open.

The 21-year-old from Cantley near Norwich will play in the Wheelchair Men's Singles tomorrow at the French Open.Alfie, who won two silvers in last year's Paralympics, beat Shingo Kunieda in straight sets in today's semi-final.
 
   
Five Facts About…Ilse Hayes
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-09 kl. 16:29     171 words
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South African sprinter is hoping to end career by defending her world titles at London 2017. As we head towards July’s World Para Athletics Championships in London, Great Britain, it’s time to take a look at the key contenders.

The South African has won two Paralympic and six world titles across the 100m, 200m, 400m and long jump T13 .... 4. In 2015, Hayes broke the 100m T13 world record, holding the title of fastest ever female Paralympian for a few months before T12 sprinter...
 
   
Brazil announce team for London 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-09 kl. 16:29     256 words
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12 Paralympic medallists will headline Brazil delegation at World Para Athletics Championships.

12 Paralympic medallists will headline Brazil delegation at World Para Athletics Championships."We tried to establish strong qualification standards for the Worlds in order to travel with the strongest possible team and repeat our performance from
 
   
2017 Annual Congress Underway
 
 USA Hockey     2017-06-09 kl. 16:23     201 words
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Wednesday’s award recipients included Adult Player of the Year  Katie Augustine  (West Chester, Ohio), Bob Allen Women’s Player of the Year  Brianna Decker  (Dousman, Wis.), Dave Tyler Junior Player of the Year  Zach Solow  (Naples, Fla.

Dave Peterson Goalie of the Year  Keith Petruzzelli  (Wilbraham, Mass.), College Player of the Year  Will Butcher  (Sun Prairie, Wis.) and Disabled Athlete of the Year  Alfredo Corona  (Little Elm, Texas).
 
   
Paralympic Champions Elliott, Thomas Kane Reclassified in Indy
 
 SwimSwam     2017-06-09 kl. 16:20     548 words
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By on SwimSwam Australian Paralympic champions  Maddison Elliott and  Tiffany Thomas Kane have both been reclassified after this week’s classification reviews in Indianapolis.

Paralympic Champions Elliott, Thomas Kane Reclassified in Indy.... By on SwimSwam Australian Paralympic champions  Maddison Elliott and  Tiffany Thomas Kane have both been reclassified after this week’s classification reviews in Indianapolis.The final...
 
   
Kadeena Cox medals stolen
 
 Evening Express (Aberdeen)     2017-06-09 kl. 16:20     149 words
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Double Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox MBE has had two of her IPC Athletics World Championships medals stolen.

Double Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox MBE has had two of her IPC Athletics World Championships medals stolen.Cox, who became the first Briton since 1988 to win a medal in two sports at the same Games in Rio last summer, left the medals in her car

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Antonis dubbla kamp för att växa som människa
 
 Dagens Nyheter - Login     2017-06-09 kl. 16:17     1955 words
 
Antoni Khadrouis ansikte förvrids av ansträngning. Blodådrorna på hans bicep...

Antoni Khadrouis ansikte förvrids av ansträngning. Blodådrorna på hans bicep...
 
   
England Under 21s appoint sports psychologist to aid chances of success at
 
 Daily Mail     2017-06-09 kl. 16:14     687 words
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Dominic King for MailOnline 12:44 BST, 9 June 2017

in the tournament. Symes is well-respected in her field and has been to Paralympic games, in London and Rio de Janeiro, and she has spent nine years working at Surrey County Cricket Club.
 
   
British Rowing Statement - Sport England Funding Award for 2017-2021
 
 Merseyside Sports Partnership     2017-06-09 kl. 16:13     1104 words
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Andy Parkinson, CEO of British Rowing, gives an update on British Rowing’s operations following the recent funding award from Sport England for the period 2017-2021.

This sits alongside investment from UK Sport to support the GB Rowing Team for the Olympic and Paralympic cycle. “At the end of April 2017, we received final confirmation of our total funding from Sport England for the 2017-21 cycle.
 
   
Mary Keitany, Tatyana McFadden to defend NYC Marathon titles
 
 NBC Olympics     2017-06-09 kl. 15:49     675 words
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More: Track and Field Aries Merritt wins first Diamond League race since kidney transplant Watch Christian Coleman smash NCAA 100m record Andre

5 five-borough race by another woman.  Tatyana McFadden , a 17-time Paralympic medalist, eyes her fifth straight NYC Marathon wheelchair title and sixth overall.... After sweeping the Boston, Chicago, London and New York City Marathons in 2013, 2014 and 2015, she was beaten at the Rio Paralympics...
 
   
News - Defending Champions Mary Keitany and Tatyana McFadden to Return for 2017 TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 5
 
 RunnerSpace.com     2017-06-09 kl. 15:48     1084 words
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—Both defending women’s race champions will return for the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 5, as Mary Keitany will go for a fourth

woman in the event would be incredible.” McFadden, 28, of Clarksville, Maryland, is a 17-time Paralympic medalist and the first-ever winner of the Abbott World Marathon Majors wheelchair series.

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RT WINS TWO GOLDS AND A BRONZE AT PROMAXBDA
 
 Russia Today     2017-06-09 kl. 15:47     267 words
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Home Press releases Published time: 9 Jun, 2017 13:42 Get short URL MOSCOW, 9 JUNE  –– RT took home three medals at the 2017 international P

The clip features members of Russia's Paralympic team as they compete in special wheelchair race held at the Formula 1 track in Sochi after being stripped of the opportunity to compete in the 2016 Olympic games in Rio.
 
   
Scissor Sisters and MNDR Combine For Contigo Fund Single SWERLK
 
 Stereoboard.com     2017-06-09 kl. 15:44     596 words
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Written by Huw Baines Scissor Sisters and MNDR have combined for a new single. It’s called SWERLK and has been released in support of Contigo Fund , which was set up following the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida last summer.

free concerts along the banks of the river Thames with musical talent from Olympic and Paralympic countries around the world, and their entire performance will be streamed live and free for the world to enjoy from the Tower of London at 8.00pm (GMT)
 
   
New York Teen Seeking To Become The First Female Ever To Compete In Taekwondo Paralympics
 
 Paramus Post     2017-06-09 kl. 15:27     838 words
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At age one, Long Island, NY Resident Brianna Salinaro was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. Her childhood was amassed with physical challenges, therapies and vicious bullying by classmates.

New York Teen Seeking To Become The First Female Ever To Compete In Taekwondo Paralympics.... Throughout 2018, 2019, my goals consist of competing in  and being successful at whatever tournaments necessary to qualify me for the 2020 Paralympics.
 
   
African countries to be trained in Para sport development
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-09 kl. 15:03     267 words
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Benin to host first OCP launch meeting in French. The development of para sport in Africa has received a boost, with the introduction of the Agitos Foundation 's Organisational Capacity Programme (OCP), supported by worldwide partner Toyota.

organised by the development arm of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), in Cotonou, Benin.... Leadership representatives from the National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) of Mali, Burkina Faso, Togo, Benin, Senegal, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Niger will...
 
   
Ali Jawad to return to competition at Mexico 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-09 kl. 15:03     418 words
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Great Britain’s Rio 2016 powerlifting silver medallist targets top five finish at World Championships. "Obviously, my big personal goal is to lift 200kg. Hopefully I’ll be able to achieve such a feat in the next few years.

Ali Jawad is back in training following his silver medal performance at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games , seeking to reach his best form ahead of the Mexico 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships.... Great Britain’s 28-year-old believes a good performance in Mexico City can act as catalyst for him to claim another Paralympic...
 
   
What’s in my Kitbag? Netherlands' Marlou van Rhijn
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-09 kl. 15:01     60 words
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What are the essentials for Dutch sprinter and multiple Paralympic and world champion Marlou van Rhijn? [embedded content] Marlou Van Rhijn shows us what's in her kitbag.

What are the essentials for Dutch sprinter and multiple Paralympic and world champion Marlou van Rhijn?
 
   
Punk Musical REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL to Open at Belgrade Theatre this September
 
 Broadway World     2017-06-09 kl. 14:45     774 words
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The pioneering disabled-led theatre company, Graeae, has announced the return of their acclaimed musical Reasons to be Cheerful, which will hit the road with a UK tour opening at the Belgrade Theatre this September.

"Spasticus Autisticus", the Ian Dury-penned disability rights anthem which features in the show, was performed by the cast at the London 2012 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony and, despite being banned by the BBC in 1981, broadcast worldwide in
 
   
How Syracuse High star Hunter Woodhall became an eye-popping track success
 
 Standard Examiner     2017-06-09 kl. 14:27     1672 words
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Story by RYAN COMER • Standard-Examiner Staff Syracuse track star Hunter Woodhall crosses the finish line to win the 200 meters and break the state record at the Utah high school track and field championships May 2017 at Brigham Young University.

University.Woodhall is a Paralympics medalist and the first double-amputee to earn a Division-I track scholarship.... Olympic Training Center ahead of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.... An Olympic Mentor Woodhall caught a break while in Arizona for a Paralympic...
 
   
Local disabled canoeist improves at SA Sprint Canoe Championships
 
 Rekord Pretoria East     2017-06-09 kl. 14:12     527 words
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Jonathan Wing from TuksCanoe won his “fight” against the stopwatch at the South African Sprint Canoeing Championship in Durban when he improved his time from last year by two seconds.

The goal that he has set for himself is to become the second Paralympic canoeist from Africa to qualify for the Olympic Games.... Graham Paull was the first to reach that milestone when he qualified for the Paralympic Games in Rio last year.

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South Shore Calendar: June 9-23 South Shore Calendar: June 2-16
 
 Wicked Local Cohasset     2017-06-09 kl. 14:08     5997 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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Day 3 - Continental Clash
 
 British Wheelchair Basketball     2017-06-09 kl. 13:58     297 words
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GB men set their sights on the Continental Clash 2017 Gold

In what would prove to be a challenging and close fought game the GB women faced Paralympic Silver medalists Germany.
 
   
Day 2 - Continental Clash
 
 British Wheelchair Basketball     2017-06-09 kl. 13:58     324 words
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GB Women undefeated in their first games of the Continental Clash 2017

He could not fail to be impressed by Rio Paralympian, Leah Evans, who led the points scoring with an impressive 24 points and 63% shooting average from the field.
 
   
Discovery backs Paris 2024 Olympics bid
 
 TVBE Europe     2017-06-09 kl. 13:49     260 words
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Discovery Communications and Eurosport have met with the team behind Paris’s bid to host the 2024 Olympics bid.

Estanguet, added: “We are grateful to have the backing of Discovery and Eurosport for our candidature for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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World Para Athletics Media Advisory
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-09 kl. 13:37     204 words
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Media accreditation for the Nottwil 2017 World Para Athletics Junior Championships now open © • Luc Percival Related News Media are advised that

between 3-6 August, is now open at: https://www.paralympic.org/nottwil-2017/media The inaugural World Para Athletics Junior Championships will take place at Sport Arena, Nottwil, the venue that has hosted a World Para Athletics Grand Prix every year
 
   
PH para athletes rally for continuous support, recognition
 
 Philippine Daily Inquirer     2017-06-09 kl. 13:21     504 words
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PPC-PHILSPADA president Mike Barredo recognizes the speakers, including Paralympic bronze medalists Josephine Medina and Adeline Dumapong-Ancheta. Photo by Randolph B.

PPC-PHILSPADA president Mike Barredo recognizes the speakers, including Paralympic bronze medalists Josephine Medina and Adeline Dumapong-Ancheta.... That made me believe and I understood that there is a need to level the structure for us disabled athletes...

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Volunteers giving 25,000 hours of service at Addenbrooke’s Hospital
 
 Cambridge Independent     2017-06-09 kl. 12:39     1441 words
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Volunteers at Addenbrookes Picture: Keith Heppell Iliffe Media Ltd An amazing army of voluntary workers carry out an incredible array of roles for Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The 62-year-old took a sabbatical from work in 2012 to do volunteer training and HR at the London Olympic and Paralympic Games. “It was a really interesting place to work – I really enjoyed it and that was the motivation to volunteer here,”
 
   
Rage and dismay in Japan as Trump pulls US out of Paris climate accord (2017/6/2)
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-06-09 kl. 12:36     663 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."
 
   
Bromsgrove's Paralympic gold medallist inspires her team of coaches to take on mountain marathon
 
 Bromsgrove Standard     2017-06-09 kl. 12:22     194 words
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BROMSGROVE’S Paralympic gold medallist Lauren Rowles MBE has inspired her team of coaches to take part in The Midnight Mountain Marathon to help raise money for Parkinson’s UK.

Bromsgrove's Paralympic gold medallist inspires her team of coaches to take on mountain marathon.... BROMSGROVE’S Paralympic gold medallist Lauren Rowles MBE has inspired her team of coaches to take part in The Midnight Mountain Marathon to help raise...
 
   
Prince Harry jokes about Invictus Games star
 
 Zap Gossip News     2017-06-09 kl. 12:04     279 words
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Royal   prev next     /  June 9, 2017 Prince Harry is determined to keep his star performer for the Invictus Games in tip-top condition.

Prince Harry has previously spoken about the Paralympic-style event’s capacity to inspire people around the world.

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PANASONIC EL WORKS : Sponsors the IOC's "Young Change-Makers+ Program"
 
 4 Traders     2017-06-09 kl. 11:59     668 words
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, Panasonic Corporation, a TOP (*1) sponsor of the Olympic Games, signed a new partnership agreement with the International Olympic Committee ('IOC') for the 'Young Change-Makers+ ('YCM+') Program.

Panasonic has been an Official Worldwide Partner of the Olympic Games since Calgary 1988, and is also offering an Olympic and Paralympic-themed education program (*4) and the KWN program....Olympic, Paralympic-themed education program:
 
   
Egypt to participate in Deaflympic Games in Turkey next month
 
 Egypt Today     2017-06-09 kl. 11:56     140 words
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: The Egyptian national team will participate in the 23rd Olympic Games for the deaf, which will take place in Turkey in the period from July 17-30.

The Egyptian national team will participate in the 23rd Olympic Games for the deaf, which will take place in Turkey in the period from July 17-30.Deaflympics is held the following year of the Paralympics with 5000 at both genders deaf players from
 
   
Roon the Toon ready for West 10K
 
 Scottish Athletics     2017-06-09 kl. 11:45     358 words
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Friday 9th June 2017 Event website The Roon the Toon 10K road race in Kilmarnock on Sunday plays host to the West District 10K Champs for the first time – and welcomes Paralympian Sammi Kinghorn .

Friday 9th June 2017 Event website The Roon the Toon 10K road race in Kilmarnock on Sunday plays host to the West District 10K Champs for the first time – and welcomes Paralympian Sammi Kinghorn .There’s a capacity field of 1500 runners entered
 
   
Alfie Hewett reaches first Grand Slam singles semi-final at Roland Garros
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-06-09 kl. 11:03     542 words
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36 minutes ago Alfie Hewett created his own piece of sporting history on Thursday at Roland Garros after reaching his first Grand Slam singles semi-final.

However, the 19-year Rio Paralympic silver medallist fought back from 3-1 down to lead the opening set 5-3.

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Fisher flies flag for SA at world champs in Germany
 
 SASCOC     2017-06-09 kl. 10:56     672 words
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A massive adventure awaits Benoni sailor Grant Fisher when he boards an international flight for the first time next week.

This is a great opportunity for me, as I have never travelled overseas before. ‘Fisher’s ultimate goal is to one day represent South Africa at the Paralympics – something which will hopefully be possible if World Sailing succeed in getting
 
   
Australian Women's Rugby Sevens program gets huge funding increase after Rio gold
 
 Melbourne Age     2017-06-09 kl. 10:47     564 words
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The Australian Women's Rugby Sevens team will be laughing all the way to the bank after the Australian Sports Commission and AIS announced its 2017-18 funding for national sporting organisations.

"We have strong medal chances in the Winter Paralympics too."... In Rio, the Australian Paralympic team achieved a sixth consecutive top-five Olympic finish and their consistency has been rewarded with a net increase of $683,000 to high performance...

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Van Zon: Competititon closer than ever
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-09 kl. 10:46     707 words
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Paralympic table tennis champion relishing challenge ahead of European Championships. Kelly van Zon has dominated the women’s class 7 for nearly a decade.

Paralympic table tennis champion relishing challenge ahead of European Championships....think anything can happen and I have to watch out for everyone,”the two-time Paralympic champion said. “I have been leading in class 7 for quite some time now but I...
 
   
25 years teaching us how to enjoy the sea
 
 El Digital D Barcelona     2017-06-09 kl. 10:25     237 words
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Published on 09/06/2017 at 09:17 h. The Municipal Sailing Centre is 25 years old!

The Catalan Sailing Federation is also taking part in the commemoration, which is part of the 25th Anniversary celebrations for the Olympic and Paralympic Games , as the centre was built for Barcelona ’92.
 
   
In defense of the conspiracy bill
 
 Japan Times     2017-06-09 kl. 10:10     410 words
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I would like to explain the significance of the bill criminalizing an act of planning and preparation to commit terrorism and other serious crimes,

Concluding the UNTOC is a pressing issue for Japan, as we are going to host major events attracting many foreign tourists, particularly the 2019 Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
State Council reshuffles officials
 
 China.org.cn     2017-06-09 kl. 10:01     176 words
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The State Council announced the appointment and removal of several senior officials Friday. Zheng Fuzhi and Liu Dawei were named Assistant Ministers of Education.

Cai Qi was appointed president of the Organizing Committee for the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, with Guo Jinlong removed from the post.
 
   
Lessons in Fundraising
 
 Sport for Business     2017-06-09 kl. 09:40     628 words
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A version of this article first appeared on the 2into 3 website.

Rob hartnett of Sport for Business sits on the Commercial Advisory Group put in place in 2015 by Paralympics Ireland.