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Politikerveckan i Järva behöver bröd och skådespel
 
 Expressen     2017-06-11 kl. 21:43     473 words
 
Partiledare som talar från en scen är inte publikmagneter. Arrangörerna av J?...

Partiledare som talar från en scen är inte publikmagneter. Arrangörerna av J?...
 
   
Resultat Spring Umeå
 
 Folkbladet.nu     2017-06-11 kl. 17:23     547 words
 
Här är resultaten från Spring Umeå.

Parasport, mixed, 1 km:
 
   
Entusiaster prisades i Håbo
 
 Enköpings-Posten     2017-06-11 kl. 12:00     172 words
 
Lions och Håbo Företagare delade för sjunde året ut stipendier på Nationaldagen i Skokloster. Niklas Carson Mattsson fick de lokala företagarnas Årets ungdomsstipendium. Niklas driver eget företag, med musik och musikproduktion.

Felicia Grimmenhag fick ett stipendium som stöd till satsningen i paraddressyr, med Paralympics i Tokyo 2020 som mål.
 
   
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Creatives You Need to Know: Alice Tonge
 
 Advertising Age     2017-06-12 kl. 08:27     606 words
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Alice Tonge. Credit: 4Creative Most Popular At the moment, Alice Tonge is off the job, tending to her finest masterpiece to date -- her newborn daughter Beau.

the Superhumans," the latest in the string of envy-inducing ads from the U.K.'s Channel 4 for its broadcast of the Paralympics, and one of the spots bandied about as a top contender at the Cannes Lions.... It's a stark contrast, yet formidable follow-up to its predecessor, "Meet the Superhumans," the now iconic film that earned the Film Craft Grand Prix in 2012 for its breathtaking (and unexpected) portrayal of Paralympians...
 
   
Boko Haram kills 7, raids Borno community from night till morning
 
 News Express Nigeria     2017-06-12 kl. 07:22     482 words
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By News Express on 12/06/2017 Share on Tweet Views: 33 •Boko Haram terrorists.

Uduaghan Team Nigeria rocks Rio 2016 Paralympic Games; grabs...
 
   
Leon Reid records a sprint double at Mary Peters Track
 
 The Irish News     2017-06-12 kl. 06:40     652 words
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PROLONGED spells of sunshine and a sprinkling of Commonwealth Games aspirants made for a memorable NI & Ulster Senior Championships at the Mary Peters Track.

A couple of hours later he was back on the track for the final where he overcame stout resistance from Paralympic sprint star Jason Smyth in 10.59s (-1.1mps).
 
   
Feed your brain as TEDx spreads ideas
 
 Bega District News     2017-06-12 kl. 06:39     400 words
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Get front row seats to some of the country's most inspirational speakers. If you’re after further proof we live in a world readily accessible and infinitely impressive, look no further than this Friday.

Their undoubted talents will share the screen with – among many more – Tom Griffiths, a professor of psychology and cognitive science at Berkeley University; Sarah Houbolt, a Paralympic swimmer and circus performer; Scott Griffiths, researcher
 
   
Understanding sport tourism
 
 Trinidad Guardian     2017-06-12 kl. 06:28     513 words
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Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (2011) stated that sport tourism has the potential to being powerful tool for development and progress.

For instance an estimated 680,000 visitors attended the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
: Lessons in leadership: what message would you give your younger self?
 
 Mondaq     2017-06-12 kl. 06:26     700 words
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Last Updated: 11 June 2017 It was as a first year lawyer, looking at the gender imbalance at partner level, that I vowed to become a strong supporter of women as I advanced my career. So it was a great privilege to moderate a recent panel discussion held by Women @JLT (Jardine Lloyd Thompson) to discuss the challenges faced by women in business.

Josephine Sukkar – Principal and Co-Owner of Buildcorp Liz Ann McGregor – Director of Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art, and Lynne Anderson – CEO of the Australian Paralympic Committee.... Now, in her 'dream job' as CEO of the Australian Paralympic...
 
   
Army veteran completes 26 marathons after losing leg
 
 Yahoo! India     2017-06-12 kl. 06:18     330 words
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“I remember grabbing my leg and holding my leg. That’s the only part I remember.” Those are the chilling words of U.S. Army veteran Freddie De Los Santos. “The next thing I know I woke up at Walter Reed Hospital.

Since losing his leg, De Los Santos has completed 26 marathons and is currently training to make the Paralympic team in Rio. “I will be so excited to go to Rio, not just because it’s Rio but also because I will be able to look back and say,
 
   
USMNT Earns Hard-Fought Draw Against Mexico At Estadio Azteca
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-12 kl. 05:48     587 words
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, 11:04 p.m. (ET) Michael Bradley celebrates with teammates after scoring the first goal during the match between Mexico and the United States as part of the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifiers at Azteca Stadium on June 11, 2017 in Mexico City.

The mentality and the commitment from every guy was really, really good.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Luke moving on
 
 Wingham Chronicle     2017-06-12 kl. 05:42     377 words
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Wheelchair racer targets Commonwealth Games berth WHEELCHAIR racer Luke Bailey from Wingham will move to Newcastle this month to improve his chances of gaining a place in the Australian side for next year’s Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

Bailey had a hospital appointment when he was a young boy the first time he met Fernley – Australia’s best known wheelchair racer and a three-time Paralympic gold medalist. “We were both waiting to see the doctor and Kurt asked mum if he could

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Wingham Chronicle (web)
 
   
National event for para athletes starts in HCM City
 
 Viet Nam News     2017-06-12 kl. 04:53     185 words
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Powerlifter Lê V?n Công will take part in the National Sport Games for People with Disabilities. — Photo baomoi.com Viet Nam News HÀ N?I — The National Sport Games for People with Disabilities will be held in HCM City from June 14 to June 20.

Athletes such as Paralympic powerlifter winner Lê V?n Công, Paralympic bronze medallist in javelin Cao Ng?c Hùng and Paralympic silver holder in swimming Võ Thanh Tùng will take part in the competition, which is one of their warm-up events
 
   
‘Gayer than an escalator ad’ – Cathay places 8-metre Pink Dot ad at cinema entrance
 
 Mumbrella Asia     2017-06-12 kl. 04:53     469 words
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Singaporean cinema chain Cathay Cineleisure has erected an eight-metre billboard promoting Pink Dot in the lead-up the LBGT festival on July 1.

actor Ebi Shankara, singer Nathan Hartono and Singaporean paralympian Theresa Goh — plus details of the event.

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5-Time Olympian Tony Azevedo Says Goodbye In Retirement Game At Stanford
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-12 kl. 04:02     1470 words
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, 9:40 p.m. (ET) Tony Azevedo poses for a portrait at the 2016 Team USA Media Summit at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 9, 2016 in Beverly Hills, Calif. STANFORD, Calif.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “It was set in my mind that I was never going to play again,” said Azevedo, who was born in Rio de Janeiro and moved to the United States as an
 
   
CESL Asia and Friends Sport Fun Day | Trindade: Companies that avoid social investment are in danger
 
 Macau Daily Times     2017-06-12 kl. 03:46     677 words
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avoid social investment are in danger Group photo of some of the participating children and young adults L ocal companies ought to abandon the

The Special Olympics differs from the Paralympics in that the two organizations cater to athletes with different categories of disabilities.... Athletes with cognitive delays, intellectual or development disabilities may participate under the Special Olympics, while the Paralympics...
 
   
Sports Bureau accused of neglecting disabled athletes
 
 Macau Daily Times     2017-06-12 kl. 03:46     459 words
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Siu Yu Hong T he chief executive officer of Macau Special Olympics has claimed that the city’s Sports Bureau (ID) is neglecting to support

Sports Bureau accused of neglecting disabled athletes.... Siu Yu Hong T he chief executive officer of Macau Special Olympics has claimed that the city’s Sports Bureau (ID) is neglecting to support. ...disabled athletes, allocating the bulk of their...
 
   
25 Brilliant Ad Campaigns That Will Win Lions in Cannes
 
 Adweek Online     2017-06-12 kl. 03:25     1660 words
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Pre-festival favorites, from Fearless Girl to Louise Delage One bronze statue will be chasing lots of gold ones on the Croisette next week, as McCann’s Fearless Girl enters the Cannes Lions festival as a heavy favorite for hardware.

It might be Channel 4’s joyous three-minute musical for the 2016 Paralympics—a follow-up to Film Craft Grand Prix winner “Meet the Superhumans” from 2012.
 
   
Jallen training for 2018 Paralympic Games in South Korea
 
 Wilkes-Barre Times Leader     2017-06-12 kl. 03:12     988 words
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PLAINS TWP. — Stephanie Jallen said she never thought about being someone else’s inspiration. But now, as she trains for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, being inspirational has turned into a way of life for the 21-year-old alpine skier.

Jallen training for 2018 Paralympic Games in South Korea.... But now, as she trains for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, being inspirational has turned into a way of life for the 21-year-old alpine skier.The PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games will...

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Northeast Pennsylvania Weekender (web)
 
   
Paralympic medallist comes out of the closet
 
 Gay Star News     2017-06-12 kl. 02:48     317 words
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One of Singapore’s leading athletes has decided to come out of the closet ahead of the country’s annual Pride Event. Theresa Goh, 30, a paralympic medallist was born with spina bifida and gets around with a wheelchair.

Paralympic medallist comes out of the closet.... Theresa Goh, 30, a paralympic medallist was born with spina bifida and gets around with a wheelchair.Goh was chosen as public ambassador for Singapore’s huge Pink Dot pride event in July.
 
   
Ross-Fendrick, Gibb-Crabb Claim AVP New York City Open Titles
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-12 kl. 02:17     433 words
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, 7:27 p.m. (ET) Lauren Fendrick (L) and April Ross celebrate their win at the AVP New York City Open on June 11, 2017 in New York City.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “I got more comfortable,” Crabb said afterward on the NBC Sports broadcast. “(In the) first three, I didn’t know what to expect, but this
 
   
Port swimmers off to short course championships
 
 Port Macquarie News     2017-06-12 kl. 02:11     196 words
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GRACE Bannon, Tom Berryman, Sam Harris and Jessica Grant will head to the short course titles. PORT Macquarie teen sensations Grace Bannon, Sam Harris, Jessica Grant and Tom Berryman will hit the water in Forster and Tweed Heads on June 17 and 18.

He claimed a top ten finish in all his races and as a result has been selected in the Swimming New South Wales Paralympic squad for 2017.
 
   
Kasukuwere fails to account for $40K Youth Games funds
 
 Zimbabwe Herald     2017-06-12 kl. 01:16     667 words
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Cde Kasukuwere Tendai Mugabe Senior Reporter embattled Zanu-PF national political commissar Cde Saviour Kasukuwere’s younger brother Mr Stanley

service providers are now being denied their monies by the chief executive officer of the Paralympic Games 2017, Mr Stan Kasukuwere,” she said in the statement. “The reason he is citing is that the protocol department headed by Ms Hove

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Zimbabwe Daily (web) - Zimbabwe Herald (web)
 
   
Mike Sandrock: Boulder's John Ruger an Olympian in many ways
 
 Boulder Daily Camera     2017-06-12 kl. 01:10     748 words
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_ Running out at Boulder Reservoir, along the Boulder Creek Path, or on one of the many county trails, it is not uncommon to be passed by one of our local Olympians, Olympic trials qualifiers, world champions or sundry record holders of various sorts.

Olympic discus thrower and CU assistant coach Casey Malone will likely be there once again, competing and overseeing the throws competition, as well as athletes such as Paralympian Jacob Havril and cyclist Hugh Walton.

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Colorado Daily (web)
 
   
Shutout Of Norway Completes Perfect Scandinavian Trip For U.S. Women’s Soccer Team
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-12 kl. 00:31     352 words
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, 5:19 p.m. (ET) Christen Press #23 and Isabel Kerschowski #17 of Germany chase down the ball during the SheBelieves Cup at Talen Energy Stadium on March 1, 2017 in Chester, Pa. The U.S.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
U.S. Men’s Volleyball Posts Strong Weekend Of Wins In World League, Despite Setback To France
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-12 kl. 00:31     396 words
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, 4:58 p.m. (ET) The U.S. men's volleyball team celebrates in its match against Russia at the FIVB World League on June 10, 2017 in Pau, France. The U.S.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
1984 Olympic Bronze Medalist Evander Holyfield Inducted Into International Boxing Hall Of Fame
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-12 kl. 00:31     207 words
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, 5:36 p.m. (ET) Evander Holyfield attends the Golden Podium award ceremony of the 26th edition of Sportel Monaco at Grimaldi Forum on Oct. 13, 2015 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. CANASTOTA, N.Y.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Toyota plans Lexus speedboat by 2020 to leave rivals in its wake
 
 Asahi.com     2017-06-12 kl. 00:12     192 words
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Toyota Motor Corp. is taking “cruise control” to the next level. The automaker plans to release a speedboat under its luxury Lexus brand by 2020 to further expand its name-recognition from roadways to waterways.

“We want to release it before the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.” Since 1997, Toyota has developed pleasure boats and sold about 900 units in Japan.

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Asahi.com (web)
 
   
British Cycling outlines proposed changes to its governance
 
 Road.cc     2017-06-11 kl. 23:54     614 words
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Details of planned reforms come ahead of publication, expected this week, of UK Sport-commissioned independent review British Cycling has announced

UK Sport is the governing agency that provides public funding to the national governing bodies of Olympic and Paralympic sports, and launched the Code for Sports Governance late last year, saying that it "sets out the levels of transparency,
 
   
Our Queen’s Birthday Honours, 2017
 
 Ballarat Courier     2017-06-11 kl. 23:03     2488 words
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Their efforts have always been appreciated - now it has become official. Their efforts have always been appreciated - now it has become official.

Mr Murphy says he is no where near ready to give up classifying paralympic swimmers yet.... A key part of this has been as a Paralympic technical and medical classifier the past 25 years and as an international classifier since 2009.

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Albury Border Mail (web) - The Hepburn Advocate (web)
 
   
Meyers earns two victories on second day of World Para Swimming World Series in Indianapolis
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-11 kl. 22:42     326 words
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Rebecca Meyers impressed for the second consecutive day at the World Para Swimming World Series event in Indianapolis. The American, who earned three gold medals at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, claimed two victories today.

The American, who earned three gold medals at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, claimed two victories today.Her first triumph came in the women’s S14 50 metres freestyle event by touching home in a time of 29.44 seconds....“It’s a good indication of where I stand this season and what I need to work on as I gear up for the World Championships in Mexico City.” Australia’s six-time Paralympic...

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ZwemZa (web)
 
   
Wayde van Niekerk and Caster Semenya scoop top honours
 
 Myvirgo.info     2017-06-11 kl. 22:42     499 words
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When you annihilate a long-standing world record to be crowned Olympic champion, it is only logical that your country celebrates you as Sports Star of the Year.

Youngster Ntando Mahlangu, the 14-year-old Paralympics T42 silver medalist, won the Newcomer of the Year.
 
   
Prince Harry Kisses A 97-Year-Old Woman In Australia But We Doubt Meghan Markle Will Mind
 
 True Viral News     2017-06-11 kl. 21:01     410 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.
 
   
Kiwis Celebrate the Arrival of Winter
 
 DestinAsian     2017-06-11 kl. 20:15     354 words
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Europe and America are gearing up for the summer holidays, but in New Zealand, snow has fallen and skiers have hit the slopes—it’s the start of the winter season.

In August, the whole country will welcome the thrilling Audi quattro Winter Games, where the world’s leading winter Olympic, Paralympic, and X Games stars compete for glory.
 
   
Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson to Kick Off Warrior Games With Concert
 
 Student Operated Press     2017-06-11 kl. 19:27     446 words
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Published: June 11th, 2017 13:46 EST A star-studded concert featuring Grammy Award winning artists Blake Shelton and Kelly Clarkson will kick

Published: June 11th, 2017 13:46 EST 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-style competition for wounded,...
 
   
Taylor Spivey Wins Career-First World Triathlon Series Medal, A Silver
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-11 kl. 19:13     291 words
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, 12:48 p.m. (ET) Taylor Spivey, seen here at a prior race, won her career-first World Triathlon Series medal, silver, on June 11, 2017 in Leeds, England.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Milford musician launches debut album from Nashville
 
 Amber Valley Info     2017-06-11 kl. 18:40     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

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Amber Valley Info (web)
 
   
Rio Allows Taxis to Operate on BRT Rapid Bus Lanes
 
 The Rio Times     2017-06-11 kl. 17:34     350 words
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-- By Jay Forte, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Marcelo Crivella, said yesterday (Saturday, May 10th) that he will maintain

The three BRT corridors in operation (Transcarioca, Transolímpica and Transoeste) were built during the preparation of Rio to host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. --.
 
   
The Dominance Continues As U.S. Women Take Water Polo World League Title
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-11 kl. 17:28     346 words
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, 10:40 a.m. (ET) The U.S. women's water polo team celebrates its gold medal at the FINA Water Polo World League Super Final on June 11, 2017 in Shanghai. The U.S. women continue to dominate the FINA Water Polo World League.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Brady Ellison Claims Silver Medal At Archery's Antalya World Cup
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-11 kl. 17:28     355 words
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, 11:11 a.m. (ET) Brady Ellison and France's Jean-Charles Valladont pose for a photo on June 9, 2017 in Antalya, Turkey. Brady Ellison had to settle for second place Sunday at the Hyundai Archery World Cup event in Antalya, Turkey.

3. Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
McFadden to make World Para Athletics Championships return at London 2017
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-11 kl. 17:24     476 words
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Eleven-time world champion Tatyana McFadden has been named in the United States team for the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in London.

Eleven-time world champion Tatyana McFadden has been named in the United States team for the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in London.A squad of 50 athletes and three guides has been selected by US Paralympics to compete at the Olympic
 
   
Localities see raw deal in Tokyo Olympics cost-sharing plan
 
 Nikkei Asian Review     2017-06-11 kl. 16:07     1031 words
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TOKYO -- The organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics agreed at the end of May on a broad framework for sharing the costs of hosting the event But they

  Similarly, Yoshiro Mori, the president of the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, expressed optimism when he said, "We've advanced a few steps ahead."

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Outdoors Calendar: June 11, 2017
 
 Charleston Post and Courier     2017-06-11 kl. 15:29     516 words
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Fishing With the Kids Haddrell’s Point Tackle in Mount Pleasant will hold Fishing With the Kids outings from 8-10 a.m. and 10 a.m.-noon on June 12 and June 26. The classes are limited to 10 children with recommended ages of 3-15 years old.

Proceeds benefit the Charleston Paralympics Sports Club and Adaptive Expeditions.
 
   
Woody Paige: C'mon Colorado Springs, let's do this U.S. Olympic Museum right
 
 Colorado Springs Gazette     2017-06-11 kl. 15:11     777 words
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The groundbreaking for the $75 million U.S. Olympic Museum was attended by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers and U.S. Olympic Committee Scott Blackmun, U.S.

And those who won medals, or were members of the American teams, in the Olympics and the Paralympics would be guests at the Carnivals and the Festivals.
 
   
Paralympic sport in Australia given funding boost by ASC
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-11 kl. 15:05     473 words
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Paralympic sport in Australia has been given a boost after the country's Sports Commission announced they would inject a further AUD$683,000 (£403,000/$514,000/€459,000) into 10 high-performance programmes.

Paralympic sport in Australia given funding boost by ASC.... Paralympic sport in Australia has been given a boost after the country's Sports Commission announced they would inject a further AUD$683,000 (£403,000/$514,000/€459,000) into 10 high-performance...
 
   
The Kapil Sharma Show: Baichung Bhutia’s moves will be the highlight of this episode with the Olympians – View HQ pics
 
 Bollywoodlife.com     2017-06-11 kl. 14:56     319 words
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The Kapil Sharma Show has been in the discussion for a long time now for all the wrong reasons of course. But there is something about this show that you will have to clap for.

Kapil has often invited Paralympians, cricketers, singers and many more on his show.
 
   
Robin Thicke is performing for one night only!
 
 Showbiz in FULL HD     2017-06-11 kl. 14:51     10692 words
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THEIR FINEST - OPENS FRIDAY 2ND JUNE THEIR FINEST Age Restriction: 13 Running time: 117 mins Cast: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, Jack Huston, Jake Lacy,    Richard E.

exploring the events leading to the tragic Valentine’s Day killing of Reeva Steenkamp by Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.
 
   
Here’s hoping Bradenton area embraces upcoming World Rowing Championships
 
 Bradenton Herald     2017-06-11 kl. 14:39     439 words
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Four years ago, a major announcement was made in Chungju, South Korea – an announcement so many of us throughout Sarasota and Manatee counties had been anxiously awaiting.

It is gearing up for eight days of action , including Olympic and Paralympic events for men, women, lightweight men and lightweight women.
 
   
Paris, L.A. welcome IOC Executive Board's decision
 
 Global Times     2017-06-11 kl. 14:22     478 words
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Source:Xinhua Published: 2017/6/10 16:57:31 Paris and Los Angeles, two candidate cities for the 2024 Olympic Games, on Friday expressed their

"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," it added.

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Japan passes private lodging law to address accommodation shortages for tourists
 
 Global Times     2017-06-11 kl. 13:19     278 words
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Source:Xinhua Published: 2017/6/9 14:18:04 People owning property across Japan will be allowed to rent out their vacant home or rooms to tourists after getting approval from their local city offices, following a law being enacted by the Diet on Friday.

The law is expected to come into force in 2018 and has been viewed by the government as one possible way to cope with a potential accommodation drought during the Olympics and Paralympic Games to be held in Tokyo in 2.
 
   
Paralympics team off to Poland for training program
 
 Qatar Olympic Committee     2017-06-11 kl. 11:52     46 words
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–    Qatar Paralympics team delegation   will head to Poland Monday for international training program will last there from   June 12 to July 3.

Paralympics team off to Poland for training program. –    Qatar Paralympics team delegation   will head to Poland Monday for international training program will last there from   June 12 to July 3.  The team’s training program comes in the
 
   
Karimi makes it to Paralympics for Afghanistan
 
 SalamWatandar.com     2017-06-11 kl. 11:31     167 words
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KABUL (SW): A young double amputee Afghan swimmer Abbas Karimi has qualified for the forthcoming Mexico City 2017 Para Sport Festival (30 September - 6 October).

Karimi makes it to Paralympics for Afghanistan.... 6 October).According to the Afghanistan Swimming Federation, Abbas managed to perform exceptionally in the qualifying rounds in Colorado, U.S. and pave way for himself to join the Paralympics.
 
   
Kamiji wins French Open women’s wheelchair title
 
 Japan Times     2017-06-11 kl. 11:29     81 words
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PARIS – Yui Kamiji won the French Open women’s wheelchair championship on Saturday for her second straight Grand Slam title.

PARIS – Yui Kamiji won the French Open women’s wheelchair championship on Saturday for her second straight Grand Slam title.The 23-year-old Kamiji, the Rio Paralympic bronze medalist, defeated Germany’s Sabine Ellerbrock 7-5, 6-4 for her

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Para-athlete Forced to Sleep on Floor of Garib Rath, Prabhu Orders Probe
 
 News18.com     2017-06-11 kl. 11:16     507 words
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New Delhi: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has ordered an inquiry into the way medal-winning para-athlete Suvarna Raj was treated on board a New Delhi-bound Garib Rath train.

Backing Raj, paralympian Deepa Malik, the first woman to win a medal at the Paralympic Games, said: “This is a matter of concern.... Reacting to the report, vice-president of the Paralympics Committee of India, Gursharan Singh, said he would take up the...
 
   
The Sunday Social with BMW Chief Instructor Ian Biederman
 
 Motor Cycle News     2017-06-11 kl. 10:56     790 words
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What better way to spend a Sunday than for MCN to sit down with a fellow biker for a chinwag about life and bikes, of course.

trained paralympian Jody Cundy ahead of his test.
 
   
Cyclists ride in the Tour de Vale
 
 Mix 96     2017-06-11 kl. 10:21     248 words
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Hundreds of cyclists are taking part in the Tour de Vale today. The annual race is to raise money for the organiser WheelPower, a national charity based in Aylesbury, who help disabled people get into sport.

"WheelPower is the national charity for wheelchair sport, and based at the birth place of paralympic movement, Stoke Mandeville Stadium.
 
   
14-yr-old becomes youngest licensed guide interpreter
 
 The Japan News     2017-06-11 kl. 09:59     914 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun Have you heard of the national qualification to be a guide interpreter (see below)?

the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Young confident ahead of PyeongChang 2018
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-11 kl. 09:59     519 words
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Canadian Para Nordic skier hoping for more success after winning bronze at Worlds. Emily Young is heading into this Paralympic season with new found confidence.

Emily Young is heading into this Paralympic season with new found confidence.The Canadian standing skier and biathlete is looking forward to the challenges of the coming season after winning her first World Championship medal. “Last season was
 
   
Five Facts about…Peter Genyn
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-11 kl. 09:58     131 words
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Belgium’s wheelchair racer hoping to dominate again at London 2017. Who will be going for gold at July’s World Para Athletics Championships in London, Great Britain?

3. After winning double Paralympic gold at Rio 2016 , Genyn received a congratulatory telephone call – from the King of Belgium.... 4. Genyn has two Paralympic, two world and two European titles to his name.
 
   
Jakub Krako: My three most memorable moments from 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-11 kl. 09:58     158 words
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Slovakia’s alpine skier recalls his top moments from last season ahead of PyeongChang 2018. Slovakia’s Jakub Krako had a good performance in his comeback season, winning three medals at the World Para Alpine Skiing Championships in Tarvisio, Italy.

Slovakia’s Jakub Krako had a good performance in his comeback season, winning three medals at the World Para Alpine Skiing Championships in Tarvisio, Italy.Not totally recovered from his two knee injuries, the four-time Paralympic champion is
 
   
Holiday Hotspot with Great Britain’s Sophie Hahn
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-11 kl. 09:58     143 words
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British sprinter shares her favourite destination ahead of home World Para Athletics Championships in London. British sprinter Sophie Hahn is the reigning World, European and Paralympic champion in the 100m T38 .

British sprinter Sophie Hahn is the reigning World, European and Paralympic champion in the 100m T38 .The 20-year-old, who was inspired to take up Para athletics after watching fellow British athletes excel at London 2012 , will have her own chance
 
   
Ben's emotional victory at Ring Road Run
 
 NewsMail     2017-06-11 kl. 09:34     378 words
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RUNNING: Redridge's Ben Cameron put in the race of his life in the memory of his late grandfather.

In other results, Tom Martin and Ellen Thomas won the 5km men's and women's race and world-record holder and Paralympic medallist Rheed McCracken claimed the Wheelies category in a personal best time of 24 minutes and 52 seconds.

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