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Louise Etzner Jakobsson hyllades vid slottet
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-06-10 kl. 17:00     363 words
 
Pressmeddelande Jun 10, 2017 17:00 CEST Cecilia Schelin Seidegård, landshövding i Gotlands län, Louise Etzner Jakobsson, Paralympicsmedaljör och Ulf Brömster, ordförande i Svenska Ridsportförbundet på Yttre borggården.

Pressmeddelande Jun 10, 2017 17:00 CEST Cecilia Schelin Seidegård, landshövding i Gotlands län, Louise Etzner Jakobsson, Paralympicsmedaljör och Ulf Brömster, ordförande i Svenska Ridsportförbundet på Yttre borggården.Foto:

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Isle of Wight trip for Paralympic star Ellie Simmonds
 
 Isle of Wight County Press     2017-06-11 kl. 08:52     173 words
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Gold medallist and world record holder Ellie Simmonds and Ventnor schoolgirl Izzy Stritton. Swimmer and Paralympic gold medalist Ellie Simmonds enjoyed an Island visit this week.

Isle of Wight trip for Paralympic star Ellie Simmonds.... Swimmer and Paralympic gold medalist Ellie Simmonds enjoyed an Island visit this week.The 22-year-old swimmer stayed at the Eversley Hotel, Ventnor — and was kind enough to chat to hotelier Karen...
 
   
Martin: 2017 Best Preps banquet stands out from the rest
 
 Greeley Tribune     2017-06-11 kl. 08:51     680 words
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When members of The Tribune staff and the Weld County prep sports community gather at the end of each school year to honor the best in Weld high school athletics at the annual Best Preps banquet, it's a special event.

While speakers in years past like former Denver Nuggets George Karl and paralympian John Register were more than adequate, this year's speaker had a flair distinctly Weld County.
 
   
Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of Japanese mascots
 
 Asia Times Online     2017-06-11 kl. 08:10     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.
 
   
Swimming resurgence — ‘real momentum’ building in WA
 
 The West Australian     2017-06-11 kl. 08:03     545 words
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The biggest splash in Australian swimming is being made in pools across WA. Swimming WA’s nation-leading membership growth of 27.

Four WA swimmers — Tamsin Cook, Brianna Throssell, Blair Evans and Jeremy McClure — competed at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio last year.
 
   
Back tax talks have soured vision for athletic facility
 
 Ashtabula Star-Beacon     2017-06-11 kl. 07:45     1551 words
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HARPERSFIELD TOWNSHIP — Though the Spire Institute athletic complex has, of late, been the focus of deep debate and heavy conflict — nine years ago, its name wasn’t associated with a six-year tax debt.

Paralympics. FINA, the International Swimming Federation, and U.S.A.
 
   
Utica High School produces yearbook in Braille for visually impaired
 
 Detroit News     2017-06-11 kl. 07:37     789 words
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| Updated 2 hours ago Calliandra Bowman-Tomlison reading her first yearbook in Braille on May 22.

Courtesy of Stacy Smale) She wants to join the USA Paralympic Goalball team and study physical therapy at Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania.
 
   
Paralympians Earn Points in Tashkent
 
 Jahon     2017-06-11 kl. 06:59     331 words
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The Uzbek capital has hosted the Asian and Oceania Judo Championship among Paralympic athletes with the participation of about 100 representatives of 10 countries along 13 weight categories. The Paralympic team of Uzbekistan won 18 medals.

Paralympians Earn Points in Tashkent.... The Uzbek capital has hosted the Asian and Oceania Judo Championship among Paralympic athletes with the participation of about 100 representatives of 10 countries along 13 weight categories.
 
   
TV ad: Fonds Gehandicaptensport: Accessibility is everything
 
 Best ads     2017-06-11 kl. 06:58     168 words
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Log in to view this ad. Ads on Bestads are free to view for the first week they appear. Register for FREE to view new ads. In The Netherlands are 5 million active athletes. 1,7 Million of them are disabled or need extra support.

In the commercial we see a disabled athlete who is being confronted with obstacles in a sports facility that is clearly not accessible for disabled.... The financial resources will be used for making sport facilities more accessible and organising more convenient transport and support for disabled athletes...
 
   
Olympic Medalists Burroughs, Cox, Snyder Highlight Men’s Freestyle Wrestling World Team
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-11 kl. 06:53     751 words
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, 11:27 p.m. (ET) Jordan Burroughs celebrates at the 2017 U.S. Men's Freestyle World Team Trials on June 10, 2017 in Lincoln, Neb. If there was any doubt whether Kyle Snyder is in peak form, it was erased Saturday night.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Sierra's Race reaches 10 years of raising awareness about meningitis
 
 Loveland Herald Reporter     2017-06-11 kl. 05:55     952 words
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By Michelle Vendegna Reporter-Herald Staff Writer Runners line up at the starting line at a past Sierra's Race. The annual event raises funds and awareness to fight bacterial meningitis.

He has gone on to be an athlete and has represented the U.S. in wheelchair rugby in two paralympic games. ( Special to the Reporter-Herald ) "It's our first year that we are offering the MenB, it's so newly out there," Krizman said.
 
   
Case Studies in Commercial Ductless Applications: Mitsubishi VRF Meets Diverse Comfort Requirements
 
 JARN     2017-06-11 kl. 05:37     111 words
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9 June 2017 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 Site.

Olympic & Paralympic Training Site."There’s a little bit of everything across its 33,000 square feet: a dynamic rowing tank; a gym with a free-weight area, kayak ergometers and treadmills; locker rooms; an event room that holds 200 people
 
   
Cannes Lions 2017 Predictions: Less roaring, more bite
 
 Digital Boom     2017-06-11 kl. 05:32     585 words
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“Doing good” is for most brands (and agencies) like pissing in a wet suit. It feels nice and warm, but quickly begins to stink.

We’re the Superhumans (Channel 4 keeps creating strong work for the Paralympics!)
 
   
Dream Bank to reveal what Kiwi kids are dreaming about
 
 Times Newspapers Online     2017-06-11 kl. 04:28     507 words
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Sophie Pascoe (middle) with St Mary’s School students, Stella and Lexi. Photo supplied.

too, including Paralympic gold medalist Sophie Pascoe, New Zealand’s Governor General, The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, Willie Apiata VC, Sir Stephen Tindall and Blake Leader Rachel Taulelei.
 
   
PinkDot2017 Ad: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
 
 Independent.sg     2017-06-11 kl. 04:19     761 words
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The hoo-ha over the by now famous PinkDot2017 ad at Cathay Cineleisure is a classic case of The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.

If national Paralympian Theresa Goh, hotshot singer Nathan Hartono and actor Ebi Shankara are happy to be the event’s ambassadors, it is good enough for me  – and for thousands of other Singaporeans!
 
   
Syracuse track star, Paralympian hopes to keep proving doubters wrong at Arkansas
 
 KSL-TV     2017-06-11 kl. 03:42     733 words
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Having trouble viewing the video? Try disabling any ad blocking extensions currently running on your browser. SALT LAKE CITY — Hunter Woodhall has had to battle his whole life.

Syracuse track star, Paralympian hopes to keep proving doubters wrong at Arkansas....succeed.” Woodhall is a fighter, and the two-time Paralympic medalist is going somewhere no double amputee has ever been: the University of Arkansas.
 
   
Retiring USA Hockey Chief Dave Ogrean Leaves Legacy Of International Success, Grassroots Growth And Innovation
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-11 kl. 03:22     2045 words
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, 7:56 p.m. (ET) Dave Ogrean addresses the media during a press conference at the Marriott Marquis Hotel on June 29, 2013 in New York City.

Pat’s going to be terrific and it’s going to be nice just to be in the bullpen when he needs some help.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.  Ogrean had been out of hockey for
 
   
Notre Dame's Miguel Jimenez-Vergara sweeps wheelchair events at Meet of Champions
 
 Trentonian.com     2017-06-11 kl. 03:18     299 words
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Columbus >> Miguel Jimenez-Vergara has got this gold medal thing down to a science at the Meet of Champions.

He said the 800 is his best event and he’s close to Paralympic standards with a PR of 1:44.00.... He also has one more goal — even bigger than a Paralympics. “I want a world record,” he stated. “I want to do a sub-three minute mile, which is the world...
 
   
Foundation encourages kids with prosthetics to 'Never Say Never'
 
 NewsOK.com     2017-06-11 kl. 02:51     589 words
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Regas Woods knows the cost of running. From plane tickets to meals to hotel rooms, it can add up. Add the prosthetic gear Woods needed to pursue his dream, and it can get unbearable.

Woods has competed in several Paralympics events, including a trip to Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
 
   
Perfect Weekend: Irish charm of Belfast
 
 Straits Times     2017-06-11 kl. 01:57     159 words
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Northern Ireland's capital Belfast has left its bloody history behind and transformed itself into a vibrant cosmopolitan city with hip hotels, traditional Irish pubs and an exciting culinary scene.

Paralympian Theresa Goh Turning Point:

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Women in Medway including Sports Minister Tracey Crouch and Paralympian Charlotte Evans get behind Sport England's This Girl Can campaign
 
 Medway Messenger     2017-06-11 kl. 01:49     778 words
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It doesn’t matter how they do it, how they look doing it, or even how sweaty they get – Sport England’s This Girl Can campaign is a simple but effective way of getting more women active. Clare Freeman reports.

Women in Medway including Sports Minister Tracey Crouch and Paralympian Charlotte Evans get behind Sport England's This Girl Can campaign.... You can be that person at the back, like me, who has no co-ordination whatsoever and it makes you feel good for the rest of the week.” Medway’s Paralympic...
 
   
Beyond the Byline: Even after unspeakable tragedy, life always goes on
 
 Wilkes-Barre Times Leader     2017-06-11 kl. 00:25     812 words
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WILKES-BARRE — The Allman Brothers Band had a song with lyrics that went, “Tryin’ to make a livin’ and doin’ the best I can.” For some reason, I thought of those lyrics when I heard about the shootings at Weis Market in Eaton Township this week.

The first person I was with on Thursday was Stephanie Jallen, the 21-year-old Paralympic skier who is now training for the 2018 Paralympic Games to be held in March in South Korea.
 
   
'It feels like the right time'
 
 Straits Times     2017-06-10 kl. 23:18     718 words
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Peek under Theresa Goh's left arm and it is clear she quite literally wears her heart on her sleeve.

The Paralympic swimmer makes public declarations like these about what she holds dear, because it is who she is.... Even with her best friend and fellow Paralympic swimmer Yip Pin Xiu, she had to muster the courage to be frank.

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ANA promotes efforts to recruit quality crew
 
 Japan Today     2017-06-10 kl. 23:05     541 words
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All Nippon Airways Co is promoting efforts to secure new cabin crew, including foreign nationals, to deal with a staff shortage stemming from increased flight services.

improve its hospitality service ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Wheelchair basketball rolling back into town
 
 The Cross Timbers Gazette     2017-06-10 kl. 21:35     710 words
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Flower Mound Police Chief Andy Kancel (right) greets members of the Wounded Warriors team at the Southwest Military Basketball Wheelchair Conference last June.

Ron Davis, a TWU professor of Kinesiology and Adaptive Physical Activity and Physical Education, whose background includes working with the Paralympics.
 
   
‘TEAM UK’ DUP could demand Team GB is RENAMED in exchange for Tory coalition deal
 
 True Viral News     2017-06-10 kl. 21:30     175 words
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The Northern Ireland party was approached by Theresa May to form an alliance to support the Conservatives after her plans to hold a snap election to establish her mandate backfired.

Tue, October 18, 2016 Express Sport brings you the best pictures from Manchester and London as Team GB and Paralympic GB take part in a parade to celebrate their achievements at the RIo 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Social coaching should be election pledge
 
 About Manchester.co.uk     2017-06-10 kl. 21:07     406 words
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A national programme to create thousands of social coaches to help improve the life chances of young people should have the support of all parties, the leader of a major youth charity has said.

The project, which would cost just £11m, aims to recruit and develop 10,000 social coaches by the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Mageean wins at NI Championships
 
 BBC     2017-06-10 kl. 20:27     690 words
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Ciara Mageean followed her impressive 1500m outing in Rome on Thursday night by clinching a comfortable 800m win at the Northern Ireland Championships.

With a less favourable wind, Reid clocked 21.12 in the final to complete a sprint double after winning the 100m in 10.59 which left him ahead of Paralympic star Jason Smyth (10.76).... I was very happy with that," said the four-time Paralympic gold...

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Beijing 2022 ready for second visit of IOC Coordination Commission
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-10 kl. 20:23     577 words
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New Beijing 2022 President Cai Qi will preside over his first visit of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission when they make their second inspection of the Chinese capital.

Organising Committee yesterday and is expected to lead the Beijing 2022 delegation when they welcome the visiting IOC officials examining preparations for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in five years' time.... This includes iconic Beijing 2008 venues such as the Bird's Nest, due to stage the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, and the Water Cube, which will be converted from an aquatics facility to a curling stadium for the Winter Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
Grand Duke Henri Receives Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee
 
 Chronicle.lu     2017-06-10 kl. 20:09     111 words
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His Royal Highness the Grand Duke received Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee, at the Grand Ducal Palace in Luxembourg city centre.

Grand Duke Henri Receives Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee.... His Royal Highness the Grand Duke received Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee, at the Grand Ducal Palace in Luxembourg...
 
   
Parry throws Commonwealth Games standard
 
 BBC     2017-06-10 kl. 20:04     445 words
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Welsh hammer thrower Carys Parry is targeting a fourth Commonwealth Games after success at the 100th Welsh Championships in Cardiff. Parry, 35, threw two Commonwealth Games A standards with efforts of 65.25m and 65.

Paralympic champion Aled Sion Davies, who was this week named in the Great Britain squad for the World Championships in London 2017, competed in the discus and shot putt.
 
   
Dubbel kamp för att växa som människa
 
 Sydsvenskan Premium     2017-06-10 kl. 19:30     1897 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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2012 Olympic and Paralympic legacy
 
 Government UK     2017-06-10 kl. 18:36     282 words
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Document type Case study Closed consultation Document collection Consultation Consultation outcome Corporate report Correspondence Decision

2012 Olympic and Paralympic legacy.
 
   
News - Winsper Earns Javelin Gold, Shot Put Silver at U.S. Paralympics National Championships
 
 RunnerSpace.com     2017-06-10 kl. 18:36     57 words
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Published by   Today, 4:49pm LOS ANGELES, Calif. Bridgewater State University freshman Joshua Winsper (Rochester, Mass.) earned gold in the javelin and silver in the shot put at the 2017 U.S.

Paralympics National Championships.... Bridgewater State University freshman Joshua Winsper (Rochester, Mass.) earned gold in the javelin and silver in the shot put at the 2017 U.S.Paralympics Track & Field National Championships held this weekend at...
 
   
Nationwide Alay PARA Atleta Program launched at First Philippine Para Sports Summit
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-06-10 kl. 18:19     50 words
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FILIPINO para-athletes are raring to compete for the country in the coming 9th ASEAN Para Games in Malaysia this September 2017 and looking forward

the Tokyo Paralympic Games in 2.
 
   
Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper helps break ground on ‘transformational’ Olympic Museum in Colorado Springs
 
 Colorado Statesman     2017-06-10 kl. 18:05     1034 words
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U.S. Olympic Museum organizers have taken what they say is the most significant step yet toward turning their 5-year-old dream into reality.

As envisioned, the 60,000-square-foot museum will honor the nation’s Olympic and Paralympic movement, athletes and ideals through interactive displays and exhibits....in the building itself…Our goal is to tell the stories of Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Festivals, Endeavor Games happening 4 Your Weekend
 
 Big News Network     2017-06-10 kl. 17:55     30 words
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The Endeavor Games are also going on this weekend at the University of Central Oklahoma. This is a nationally recognized sporting event for disabled athletes who compete in multiple sports.

This is a nationally recognized sporting event for disabled athletes who compete in multiple sports.
 
   
WADA drop probe into Russian fencers named in McLaren Report
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-10 kl. 17:53     312 words
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All investigations into possible doping among Russian fencers opened following the publishing of the McLaren Report have been dropped.

The McLaren Report found that more than 1,000 Russians spanning Summer and Winter Olympic, non-Olympic and Paralympic sport had been involved in the manipulation of doping samples.

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CrimeCon brings thousands of fans to Indy
 
 Big News Network     2017-06-10 kl. 17:53     21 words
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Swimmers from around the world will compete in the Paralympic World Series held in Indy this weekend - including a Terre Haute… ...

Swimmers from around the world will compete in the Paralympic World Series held in Indy this weekend - including a Terre Haute… ...

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Project launched to develop women's ski jumping and Nordic combined in Norway
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-10 kl. 17:35     491 words
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The Norwegian Ski Federation (NSF) has launched a project to foster the development of women’s ski jumping and Nordic combined in the country.

It has been launched with the support of the "Olympiatoppen", which is an organisation that is part of Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports (NIF).
 
   
Paralympic Athlete Aims for Success
 
 NBS TV     2017-06-10 kl. 17:34     64 words
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SHARE Facebook Twitter [embedded content] Stories of heroism emerge from ordinary folk thrown into extraordinary situations. Sam Mubajje is such a storyline.

Paralympic Athlete Aims for Success.
 
   
Museveni Against District Road Tenders
 
 NBS TV     2017-06-10 kl. 17:34     66 words
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SHARE Facebook Twitter [embedded content] President Yoweri Museveni has ordered district to stop tendering road works, saying the process is usually flawed to benefit individuals and not the country.

A Milestone in HIV Fight Next article Paralympic Athlete Aims for Success.
 
   
Dual-sport Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox pleads for help to get medals
 
 Daily Mirror     2017-06-10 kl. 17:16     259 words
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13:13, 10 JUN 2017 13:31, 10 JUN 2017 Dual-sport Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox has appealed for help to get back two of her treasured medals after they were taken from her car.

Dual-sport Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox pleads for help to get medals. ...stolen from her car returned.13:13, 10 JUN 2017 13:31, 10 JUN 2017 Dual-sport Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox has appealed for help to get back two of her treasured medals
 
   
Past and present athletes honoured
 
 Australian Jewish News     2017-06-10 kl. 16:29     431 words
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Share this story: IT was a night of sombre celebration as Melbourne hosted a 20th anniversary commemoration for the 1997 Maccabiah bridge collapse before farewelling the Melbourne athletes for July’s 20th Maccabiah Games.

Afterwards, Paralympian Adam Kellerman spoke to the athletes, volunteers and family members in attendance about his story of becoming Australia’s top ranked wheelchair tennis player in his class.
 
   
Ohio school to offer athletic scholarships for video gamers
 
 Rock Hill Herald     2017-06-10 kl. 15:28     1191 words
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No one is going to be telling Jordan Zakrajsek to stop playing video games and go outside again anytime soon. Recently, the Marion L.

Briner believes that the lack of physical ability in the sport is an advantage for esports since it could allow for disabled athletes to compete.

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US and Australian swimmers dominate in Indianapolis
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-10 kl. 15:22     508 words
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Paralympic champions make big splash on day one of World Series. "...

Paralympic champions make big splash on day one of World Series. "...it gives me a lot of confidence going into this summer being able to go out there knowing how many yards I’ve already done this week" The USA and Australia dominated on day one

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Paralympic Athlete Aims for Success
 
 TheUgandaToday.com     2017-06-10 kl. 15:12     108 words
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Stories of heroism emerge from ordinary folk thrown into extraordinary situations. Sam Mubajje is such a storyline. Injured in line of duty, the 25 year old has gone on to dispel any notions about disability being an inability.

Paralympic Athlete Aims for Success.... Victoria Academy Partners with World Athlete Champion Dorcus Inzikuru to Nurture Kids’ Talent Pregnancy Doesn’t Make You a Better Athlete, but It Doesn’t Always Stop You From Being Awesome Either Uganda’s first Paralympic...
 
   
Alfie Hewett fights back to claim French Open crown in dramatic wheelchair
 
 North-West Evening Mail     2017-06-10 kl. 14:37     496 words
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Alfie Hewett added the French Open title to his two Paralympic silver medals

Alfie Hewett fights back to claim French Open crown in dramatic wheelchair. ...final.Alfie Hewett added the French Open title to his two Paralympic silver medals.... Hewett carried his momentum into the third set to add his first grand slam singles title to double Paralympic...

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Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson to Kick Off Warrior Games with Concert (6/9/17)
 
 Targeted News Service     2017-06-10 kl. 14:29     76 words
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CHICAGO, June 9 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's American Forces Press Service issued the following news: A star-studded concert featuring Grammy

A star-studded concert featuring Grammy. ...Award winning artists Blake Shelton and Kelly Clarkson will kick off the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games -- the annual Paralympic...
 
   
Alfie Hewett fights back to claim French Open crown in dramatic wheelchair final
 
 Chester-le-Street Advertiser     2017-06-10 kl. 14:26     551 words
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Teenager Alfie Hewett became the first British winner of a wheelchair singles title at the French Open with a dramatic victory over defending champion Gustavo Fernandez.

Hewett carried his momentum into the third set to add his first grand slam singles title to double Paralympic silver from Rio last summer and a Wimbledon doubles title.

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Alfie Hewett fights back to claim French Open crown in dramatic wheelchair
 
 Selkirk Weekend Advertiser     2017-06-10 kl. 14:23     23 words
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Alfie Hewett added the French Open title to his two Paralympic silver medals

Alfie Hewett fights back to claim French Open crown in dramatic wheelchair. ...final.Alfie Hewett added the French Open title to his two Paralympic silver medals.

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IOC Adds Triathlon Mixed Relays to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Program
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2017-06-10 kl. 13:46     854 words
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By USA Triathlon | June 09, 2017, 3:55 p.m. (ET)   COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.

Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Keynote Address by Mr.Toshimitsu Motegi, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, at the Second LNG Producer-Consumer Conference(September 10, 2013)
 
 Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry     2017-06-10 kl. 13:17     1861 words
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The Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa 1.Introduction Your Excellencies, Distinguished Participants Good morning, and welcome to Tokyo.

At the IOC general meeting held on September 7, Tokyo was decided to be the host city of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
New Year Greetings 2017
 
 Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry     2017-06-10 kl. 13:17     1171 words
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Introduction I would like to wish you all a Happy New Year in 2017.

Abenomics. By the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan could be a center for the fourth industrial revolution and a smart society allowing us to solve the problems of an aging population.
 
   
Key Points of the Draft of the METI-related FY2016 Budget Request(PDF:401KB)
 
 Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry     2017-06-10 kl. 13:09     1469 words
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Reference 1-2 Key points of the Draft of the METI-related FY 2016 Budget Request * Figures in parentheses represent the initial budget for FY 2015 (billion yen) 2.

globalization of Japan for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Accounts for supply and demand of energy 29.9% 597.3 776.1 ? Promotion of efforts tow ards future society such as the realization of a hy drogen society, next-generation
 
   
The D.U.P Want To Rename Team GB Before Siding With Tories
 
 The Lad Bible     2017-06-10 kl. 13:00     506 words
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Thursday's General Election produced quite the shock. Thursday's General Election produced quite the shock. The Conservatives, who six weeks ago launched the vote on the premise of gaining a big majority, were suddenly left with having to form a coalition.

One of these will be name of Team GB - the name given to our athletes in major competitions (Olympics and Paralympics etc).
 
   
NPC Netherlands gives back, supports Para sport development
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-10 kl. 12:31     400 words
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The NPC presented a cheque toward Para sport development during the IPC Athletes’ Forum.

The NPC presented a cheque toward Para sport development during the IPC Athletes’ Forum."The NPC Netherlands realise more than most that the key to growing the Paralympic Movement is through the support and development of others" The Agitos

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METI to Hold Digital Content Expo 2015
 
 Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry     2017-06-10 kl. 12:01     604 words
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The Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) will hold the Digital Content Expo (DC EXPO) 2015, an exhibition of digital content technologies, jointly with the Digital Content Association of Japan (DCAJ) from October 22 (Thu.) through 25 (Sun.

The theme for 2015 is “Digital Content Technologies Which Change Sports.” Such technologies will be featured at the DC EXPO, including technologies for disabled athletes and for better experiences while watching sports with highly realistic
 
   
Aussie Women's Sevens laughing all the way to the bank
 
 Narromine News     2017-06-10 kl. 11:37     554 words
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The Australian Women's Rugby Sevens team received a whopping 65 per cent funding increase.

"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...
 
   
WEATHER: Today’s forecast for the East Midlands
 
 Amber Valley Info     2017-06-10 kl. 11:33     3485 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
 
   
Top elite fields announced for 39th Gold Coast Airport Marathon on Sunday 2 July 2017
 
 German Road Races     2017-06-10 kl. 11:30     1626 words
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A flat and fast course will provide the stage for the 39 th Gold Coast Airport Marathon on Sunday 2 July with one of the strongest elite fields ever assembled to fight out the 42.195km race.

2016 Wheelchair Marathon winner and course record holder Kurt Fearnley will return to the Gold Coast to defend his title on Sunday 2 July Wheelchair Marathon Australian Paralympic stars and last year's winners Kurt Fearnley and Christie Dawes have

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Speedsters to get new buzz with 'Mario Kart' at USJ in 2020 June 9, 2017
 
 Asahi.com     2017-06-10 kl. 09:45     263 words
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OSAKA--Speed freaks can shift into a higher gear by jumping on the Mario Kart, which will be the main attraction at the Super Nintendo World area planned at Universal Studios Japan.

Super Nintendo World will be completed before Tokyo hosts the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.
 
   
USA name strong team for London 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-10 kl. 09:44     631 words
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Team for World Para Athletics Championships includes 20 medal winners from Rio 2016.

Team for World Para Athletics Championships includes 20 medal winners from Rio 2016.“Coming off one of our most successful Paralympic performances in recent Games history, the team representing our country at World Championships is a true
 
   
Greece to host powerlifting event in honour of Pavlos Mamalos
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-10 kl. 09:44     157 words
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Last chance for powerlifters to achieve qualification for World Championships. Rio 2016 gold medallist Pavlos Mamalos will be honoured at the Pan-Hellenic Para Powerlifting Championships, which take placein Aspropyrgos, Greece on 10 June.

Paralympic Committee, our sponsors and the Municipality of Aspropyrgos for their support.”.
 
   
Five Facts about…Raoua Tlili
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-10 kl. 09:44     140 words
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Four-time Paralympic champion aiming to extend winning run at London 2017.

Four-time Paralympic champion aiming to extend winning run at London 2017.Next on our list of ‘Ones to Watch’ at July’s World Para Athletics Championships is Tunisian thrower Raoua Tlili , who competes in the F41 class for Para athletes of
 
   
Australia's Paralympic sports get funding boost
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-10 kl. 09:44     311 words
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Increase for high performance programmes following strong Rio 2016. “The allocation of this funding is very pleasing and is a strong endorsement of Australian Paralympic sport.

Australia's Paralympic sports get funding boost.... Increase for high performance programmes following strong Rio 2016. “The allocation of this funding is very pleasing and is a strong endorsement of Australian Paralympic sport."

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Lucroy credits Cashner for Rangers' win
 
 Charlotte Observer     2017-06-10 kl. 09:03     74 words
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Paralympic athlete Paul Peterson III Paralympic athlete Paul Peterson III of Charlotte was involved in a devastating motorcycle crash in 2007. He elected to have his leg amputated below the knee.

Paralympic athlete Paul Peterson III Paralympic athlete Paul Peterson III of Charlotte was involved in a devastating motorcycle crash in 2007.... Paralympic Team Trials for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
 
   
NHK to recruit disabled casters, reporters ahead of 2020 Paralympics
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-06-10 kl. 08:55     234 words
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Public broadcaster NHK will hire disabled casters and reporters from among the general public to cover sports events for the disabled ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, it has been learned.

NHK to recruit disabled casters, reporters ahead of 2020 Paralympics.... Public broadcaster NHK will hire disabled casters and reporters from among the general public to cover sports events for the disabled ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, it has been...

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