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Klädboss till öde ö med brorsan
 
 Di Weekend     2017-06-15 kl. 21:00     704 words
 
Klädkedjan Brothers vd Peter Bondelid klassar sin Fermenta-investering som sitt...

Klädkedjan Brothers vd Peter Bondelid klassar sin Fermenta-investering som sitt...
 
   
Kälkhockeyspelaren Christian tilldelades Hedemorablomman
 
 Dalademokraten Premium     2017-06-15 kl. 12:21     293 words
 
Paralympiern, föreläsaren och författaren Christian Hedberg tilldelades Hedemorablomman under tisdagens kommunfullmäktige. Christian Hedberg är aktiv inom parasport på flera olika sätt.

Paralympiern, föreläsaren och författaren Christian Hedberg tilldelades Hedemorablomman under tisdagens kommunfullmäktige.... Christian Hedberg är aktiv inom parasport på flera olika sätt.Han är en del av det svenska parahockeylandslaget som siktar på...

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Mer samverkan för att göra Malmö bättre - ny överenskommelse mellan Malmö stad och Idéburen sektor
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-06-15 kl. 09:30     281 words
 
Pressmeddelande Jun 15, 2017 09:30 CEST En ny och omfattande överenskommelse kallad Malmöandan, har undertecknats vid en ceremoni i Rådhuset.

Vi inom HISO välkomnar en tvärsektoriell överenskommelse som kan skapa nya spännande lösningar för nuvarande och kommande gemensamma utmaningar, säger Ira Gyllingberg, ordförande i Handikappidrottens Samarbetsorganisation, HISO.
 
   
SOK hoppas fortfarande på OS i Stockholm
 
 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2017-06-14 kl. 14:15     413 words
 
Sveriges olympiska kommitté (SOK) vägrar att ge upp hoppet om ett vinter-OS och Paralympics i Stockholm. SOK hoppas att politikerna ska ändra sig sedan IOK beslutat att skjuta till mer pengar till arrangörerna.

Sveriges olympiska kommitté (SOK) vägrar att ge upp hoppet om ett vinter-OS och Paralympics i Stockholm.... Det var den 26 april som rullgardinen drogs ner över planerna på ett vinter-OS och Paralympics i Stockholm.

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Hela listan: Här är årets sommarpratare
 
 Svenska Dagbladet     2017-06-14 kl. 14:00     3949 words
 
När Sommar i P1 börjar sändas på midsommardagen inleder en röststark operasångare - sedan följer måltidsforskare, vd:ar, simmare, en kardinal och en president!

Andersson har deltagit i fyra Paralympics och är programledare för Lilla sportspegeln.
 
   
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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Half a Million People Have Bombarded 'Space Nation' Asgardia With Citizenship Applications
 
 Science Alert     2017-06-16 kl. 08:06     628 words
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Custodians of the hypothetical 'space nation' Asgardia will be launching their first ever satellite in the coming months, and they've finally revealed their initial plans for the hundreds of thousands of people who have already applied for citizenship.

Will Asgardia become a member of Olympic and Paralympic Committees and participate in Olympic and Paralympic Games?
 
   
Pierre de Coubertin award turns 25!
 
 Australian Olympic Committee     2017-06-16 kl. 07:43     891 words
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EDUCATION: For 25 years, the Australian Olympic Committee has awarded outstanding secondary students with the Pierre de Coubertin award, an accolade that acknowledges displays of the Olympic ideals - fair play and sportsmanship.

The annual award recognises students who are active participants in sport and demonstrate the ideals of the Olympic movement, and no recipient was more deserving than triple Paralympic Gold Medallist, Maddison Elliot.... Swimming in the S8 category, Elliot became the youngest Australian Paralympic...
 
   
Indigenous bike champ: a riding star on flat tracks
 
 Special Broadcasting Service     2017-06-16 kl. 06:57     802 words
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This 8-year-old Dunghutti/Biripi boy’s need for speed on dirt tracks has seen him score two NSW state titles, making him the first Aboriginal competitor to rev to the top spot.

Meet our Indigenous Paralympians We follow the journey of Torita Isaac and Amanda Reid: two champions who are about to head to the Rio Paralympic Games Leading the way:
 
   
Japan passes controversial anti-terror law despite protests
 
 The News International     2017-06-16 kl. 06:55     408 words
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TOKYO: Japan passed a controversial anti-terror law on Thursday that critics warned would stomp on privacy rights and lead to over-the-top police surveillance.

"Three years ahead of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, we hope to cooperate with the international community to prevent terror," he added.

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Turrin joins fours at World Rowing Cup
 
 Newcastle Herald     2017-06-16 kl. 06:45     191 words
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Dungog Olympian Spencer Turrin back in Australian colours at international event. Almost a year after the Rio Olympics, Dungog rower Spencer Turrin will don the green and gold uniform once more but this time in a different boat.

Winners progress to the A-final while remaining crews contest the repechage. “This weekend’s event is the start of Australia’s international season and the first competition for us as we begin this new Olympic and Paralympic cycle,” Rowing
 
   
Five For Friday: Rowing
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-16 kl. 06:44     221 words
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Five For Friday: Beach Volleyball Five For Friday: Golf Five For Friday: Judo Five For Friday: Volleyball  U.S. rowers will fill eight women’s boats and two men’s boats in this weekend’s World Rowing Cup II in Poznan, Poland.

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Jason Smyth in line-up for Belfast Irish Milers’ Meeting
 
 The Irish News     2017-06-16 kl. 06:40     1233 words
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MEETING director Eamonn Christie received a timely boost this week with five-time Paralympics gold medallist Jason Smyth being added to the line-up for the Belfast Irish Milers’ Meeting on June 24.

MEETING director Eamonn Christie received a timely boost this week with five-time Paralympics gold medallist Jason Smyth being added to the line-up for the Belfast Irish Milers’ Meeting on June 24.Smyth had a busy day last weekend when he took
 
   
SPORTS DIGEST: Dodgers find another rookie to spark the offense
 
 Wave Newspapers     2017-06-16 kl. 06:22     1249 words
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In 2013, it was Yasiel Puig. Two years later, it was Joc Pederson. Last season it was Cory Seager. And now it is Cody Bellinger.

the Olympic and Paralympic Games?’” He said the city and LA 2024 “want to make it clear to the IOC and the global sports community that L.A.’s primary focus isn’t on ourselves; instead, we are focused on the Olympic movement and the world.
 
   
SideTrack: Rob Gronkowski, Tom Bergeron, Andrew McMahon and more...
 
 Boston Herald     2017-06-16 kl. 06:06     287 words
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DUCK, DUCK, GRONK: Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski showed all of Instagram he’s more than just a talented football player.

McMahon was a 2016 honoree, while this year’s recognition is going to McInerny, philanthropist/powerbroker Jack Connors, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation’s President Myra Biblowit and paralympic silver medalist sailor Hugh Freund.
 
   
Japan's ruling bloc forces enactment of controversial 'conspiracy' law
 
 CHINAdaily Africa     2017-06-16 kl. 05:41     802 words
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TOKYO - Controversial legislation to criminalize the planning of serious crimes was enacted by Japan's parliament on Thursday despite vociferous calls from opposition parties and the public.

The ruling camp has said that it is essential for Japan to also add its name ahead of hosting the Rugby World Cup here in 2019 and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics thereafter in 2020.
 
   
JOA presidential candidates hope to continue Fennell's legacy
 
 RJR News Online     2017-06-16 kl. 04:41     252 words
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With just over a week to go before the Jamaica Olympic Association elects a new president, two camps are pledging to build on Mike Fennel’s legacy and continue Jamaica's strong presence in the International Olympic movement.

Samuda is the current Secretary General of the JOA and also President of the Jamaica Paralympic Association.
 
   
Guide to NZ's best snow parties
 
 stuff.co.nz     2017-06-16 kl. 04:21     584 words
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When the snow falls it's party time in most resorts around the world and New Zealand is no different. Keen for a Dog Derby in the mountains? How about a suitcase race down the slopes or watching bird people leap into Lake Wakatipu?

September 10 Winter Olympic, paralympians, freestyle skiing and snowboarding X Games stars are all making their way to the Southern Lakes for this pre-Olympic event - and it's all free to watch.

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Teen amputee set to emcee Acworth triathlon
 
 TribuneLedgerNews.com     2017-06-16 kl. 04:17     698 words
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Woodstock resident Matthew McMahon may have lost part of his leg to cancer when he was 11, but it has not stopped him from doing what he loves.

better because you have something to do it for.” McMahon, meanwhile, will continue to train and work toward his new goal of one day competing in the Paralympics. “I’m trying to work toward swimming in the Paralympics,” he said. “I’m starting to do
 
   
Young Australian Rowing Team prepares for World Cup 2
 
 Rowing Australia News     2017-06-16 kl. 04:13     770 words
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11 crews set to compete in Poznan, Poland from 16 to 19 June; Finals set to be live-streamed on www.worldrowing.

Rowing Australia Performance Director, Bernard Savage commented: “This weekend’s event is the start of Australia’s international season and the first competition for us as we begin this new Olympic and Paralympic cycle. “This is a young team that

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Iceland is latest nation to join the European Disabled Golf Association
 
 Golf Business News     2017-06-16 kl. 03:13     598 words
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Story published at 23:55, Thursday, June 15th, 2017 Page last updated at 11:59 pm, Thursday, June 15th, 2017 pictured from left are Sveinbjörn Guðmundsson, Þóra María Fransdóttir and Elín Fanney Ólafsdóttir.

Backed by globally respected health and disability experts, the organisation is currently working closely with the International Golf Federation (IGF) as it seeks to influence the Paralympic...
 
   
Jamie Stanton Honored with DU's...
 
 DENVER PIONEERS     2017-06-16 kl. 02:33     1068 words
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Donate to the Willy Schaeffler Scholarship Fund | Willy Schaeffler Scholarship Fund Info Jamie Stanton Feature | Denver Athletics Ticket Office

DENVER – Paralympic skier and 2012 Willy Schaeffler Scholarship recipient Jamie Stanton earned one of 10 Pioneer Awards from the University of Denver at the 2017 Pioneer Awards Ceremony last month.... Paralympic alpine skiing development team in 2013-14,...
 
   
Edo Gov to Refurbish Ogbemudia Stadium Facilities
 
 NigerianTell     2017-06-16 kl. 02:19     312 words
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THISDAY (Today) Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has indicated the readiness of his administration to refurbish facilities damaged by the last rainstorm at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium.

FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria Plc has set a milestone that will see the Nigerian Paralympians well equipped to unleash their potentials at international sports submit by undertaking to refurbish the dilapidated...
 
   
Women in charge: The secrets behind their success
 
 Irish Examiner     2017-06-16 kl. 01:53     1792 words
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From academic prowess to cutting-edge research, Ireland’s young women are an impressive bunch, writes Niamh Hennessy. From left: Emma Young, Edel Browne, Nicole Turner, and Joanna Stanicka. They are all working hard to succeed in their chosen fields.

At just 13 years of age, Nicole made her international debut for senior paralympic swimming and in September last year was the youngest athlete of the Irish Paralympic Team at the Paralympic Games.... Dave Malone, director of Paralympic Ireland, has been...
 
   
Shinzo Abe pushes through new conspiracy laws
 
 Morning Star Online     2017-06-16 kl. 01:46     359 words
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Bill a ‘serious violation of the constitution,’ say communists JAPAN’S government pushed through a draconian “anti-conspiracy” law yesterday that opponents say limits free speech and allows sweeping surveillance of ordinary citizens by the state.

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said it will play an “instrumental role” in protecting Japanese citizens ahead of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, and rejected claims it would mean spying on ordinary people, saying only groups of two or

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Tianna Bartoletta Claims Long Jump Title At Diamond League In Oslo
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-16 kl. 01:27     329 words
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, 5:25 p.m. (ET) Tianna Bartoletta competes in the long jump at the 2017 Prefontaine Classic at Hayward Field on May 26, 2017 in Eugene, Ore.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Paralyzed Man Masters Archery, May Aim For 2020 Tokyo Paralympics
 
 Daily Caller     2017-06-16 kl. 01:21     331 words
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A paralyzed man from South Carolina has become a one of the best para archers in the world five years after a motorcycle accident confined him to a wheelchair. His goal now is to compete in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.

Paralyzed Man Masters Archery, May Aim For 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.... His goal now is to compete in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.Ben Thompson, was left paralyzed from the chest down after a 2010 motorcycle accident, but that has not stopped him from...
 
   
African CHAN Football Championships To Be Broadcast via Spacecom's AMOS-5 at 17E
 
 4RFV.com     2017-06-16 kl. 01:12     375 words
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BACK TO PRESS RELEASES African CHAN Football Championships To Be Broadcast via Spacecom's AMOS-5 at 17 E 08.01.

It has transmitted both the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games from London to Africa, the South African Super Rugby Games and most recently the Nedbank Golf Challenge, Africa's top international golf tournament.
 
   
Sports leaders unite for para athletes
 
 EDGE Davao     2017-06-16 kl. 01:02     480 words
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Measures to uplift the lives of local para athletes and give them equal access to sports venues are underway, according to top officials of the

Measures to uplift the lives of local para athletes and give them equal access to sports venues are underway, according to top officials of the. ...Philippine Paralympic...

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Export insights from Japan
 
 New Zealand Trade & Enterprise     2017-06-16 kl. 00:40     302 words
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New Zealand Trade Commissioner to Japan, Craig Pettigrew, shares tips for doing business in Japan, following last week’s trade mission led by Prime Minister Bill English and business leaders.

Rugby World Cup 2019, Summer Olympics and Paralympics 2020, and the World Masters Games 2021.
 
   
Deep Run grad moving toward greater things after paralyzing crash
 
 WTVR-TV     2017-06-16 kl. 00:13     464 words
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HENRICO, Va. — Kristin Beale’s daily escape takes shape in countless doodles. “I love how it is mine,” says Kristin. “It is fun to create something that turns into something cool.

A portion of the sales will be donated to Sportable, a non-profit that helps disabled athletes excel.
 
   
Alessia Cara and Sarah McLachlan to perform at Invictus Games Toronto opening ceremonies
 
 HELLO! Canada     2017-06-16 kl. 00:11     389 words
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Prince Harry has recruited Alessia Cara , Sarah McLachlan and more Canadian musicians to perform at the opening ceremonies for the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto.

23-30. Back in March 2016, Prince Harry revealed Toronto was selected to host the third instalment of the Paralympic-inspired sporting event. “I am absolutely delighted to announce that the Invictus legacy will continue when Toronto hosts the third
 
   
Quality Center to host amputee walking school
 
 Lebanon Democrat     2017-06-16 kl. 00:10     437 words
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The event, headlined by Paralympic gold medalists Dennis Oehler and Todd Schaffhauser, will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Phoenix Physical Therapy.

The event, headlined by Paralympic gold medalists Dennis Oehler and Todd Schaffhauser, will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Phoenix Physical Therapy.Quality Center, a member of the CareRite Centers Network, partnered with Oehler and Schaffhauser to
 
   
Disability Pension Reinstated for Argentine Paralympian
 
 TeleSURtv.net     2017-06-15 kl. 23:52     457 words
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Tens of thousands of other people in Argentina are still without their allowances under new measures. Argentina's government has been forced to reinstate an athlete's axed pension following a public backlash.

Disability Pension Reinstated for Argentine Paralympian.... Argentina's government has been forced to reinstate an athlete's axed pension following a public backlash.100 metre sprinter Yanina Martinez has cerebral palsy and became the first Argentine in 20 years to win a gold medal at the 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES NEW OFFICIALLY LICENSED DORAEMON BRANDED TOFU FROM HOUSE FOODS CORPORATION
 
 4RFV.com     2017-06-15 kl. 23:29     590 words
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SoCal-Based Manufacturer Features Japan's Beloved Gadget Cat From The Future On Special Tofu Products And Launches Nationwide Promotion With Special

The Doraemon character is also Tokyo's bid to act as its Special Ambassador for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES SWEET NEW WAYS TO ENJOY DORAEMON WITH TASTY OFFICIALLY BRANDED SNACKS FROM JFC INTERNATIONAL AND BEARD PAPA'S
 
 4RFV.com     2017-06-15 kl. 23:29     662 words
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Japan's Beloved Gadget Cat Character Featured On Tasty New DORAEMON Dorayaki Pancakes From JFC International And On Special Beard Papa's Cream Puffs

The Doraemon character is also Tokyo's bid to act as its Special Ambassador for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Invictus Games Canadian Team announced in Kingston
 
 CKWS Kingston News     2017-06-15 kl. 23:25     423 words
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It was Prince Harry who first introduced the “Invictus Games” to the world in 2014. The games are about combining sports with the recovery of wounded soldiers — injured while serving their country.

spinal chord injury and paralysis from the waist down. ” Daniel will be playing basketball at the Invictus games and also competed in the 2008 Beijing Paralympics.
 
   
NBCUniversal Sets Olympic Channel Launch Date
 
 Hollywood Reporter     2017-06-15 kl. 23:03     695 words
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The channel will debut on July 15, replacing Universal HD. NBCUniversal's preparations for the 2018 Winter Olympics are already in full swing.

Olympic and Paralympic Teams,” said USOC CEO Scott Blackmun. “Through original programming that captures the athlete journey all the way to the Olympic and Paralympic Games, this platform will give fans of Olympic and Paralympic Sports more

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Bayley and Wilson take gold in Germany
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-06-15 kl. 23:01     636 words
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5 hours ago Paralympic champion Will Bayley and Rio team medallist Ross Wilson won gold today in their respective singles events at the PTT Bayreuth Open in Germany and Martin Perry took bronze.

5 hours ago Paralympic champion Will Bayley and Rio team medallist Ross Wilson won gold today in their respective singles events at the PTT Bayreuth Open in Germany and Martin Perry took bronze.Bayley reached the final of the men’s class 7 singles
 
   
Nine British players through to quarter-finals at German Open
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-06-15 kl. 23:01     931 words
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1 day ago Nine British players including men’s class 7 Paralympic champion Will Bayley are through to the quarter-finals tomorrow in the singles events at the PTT Bayreuth Open in Germany.

1 day ago Nine British players including men’s class 7 Paralympic champion Will Bayley are through to the quarter-finals tomorrow in the singles events at the PTT Bayreuth Open in Germany.Bayley is joined by Paul Davies (men’s class 1), Paul
 
   
Brooks PR Event-By-Event Preview
 
 Flow Track     2017-06-15 kl. 22:43     3535 words
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By Todd Grasley, Cory Mull, Bryan Deibel and Billy Cvecko of MileSplit The seventh annual Brooks PR Invitational is this weekend in Seattle, Washington, and will be streamed LIVE ON FLOTRACK !

Utah's Hunter Woodhall is another interesting athlete who could go under 46 seconds -- the Paralympic medalist set a state record this year and became the first double-amputee in history to sign a Division I scholarship.
 
   
Canmore winter athletes taking part in unique T-shirt campaign
 
 Banff Crag & Canyon     2017-06-15 kl. 22:05     454 words
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Olympic and Paralympic athletes from across the country have come together to unite Canadians in support of their “High Performance Herd of 2018” with a unique T-shirt campaign.

Olympic and Paralympic athletes from across the country have come together to unite Canadians in support of their “High Performance Herd of 2018” with a unique T-shirt campaign.“There’s nothing in the world that has the power to unite

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Eat Your Vegetables! Team USA Athletes Share Their Favorite Recipes
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-15 kl. 21:55     1910 words
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, 2:23 p.m. (ET) Rico Roman's recipe for slow cooker beef chili, pictured, is included below. If everyone ate as healthy as Olympic and Paralympic athletes, there probably wouldn’t be a need for Eat Your Vegetables Day.

If everyone ate as healthy as Olympic and Paralympic athletes, there probably wouldn’t be a need for Eat Your Vegetables Day.It’s a day meant to get people to dine on veggies and bring awareness to a more nutritious way of life.
 
   
Can Anything Beat We're The Superhumans?
 
 Shots     2017-06-15 kl. 21:35     202 words
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By Olivia Atkins on 15th June 2017 2016's Paralympic ad has topped the festival circuit & it's bound to do well at Cannes. Can anything rival it?

Can Anything Beat We're The Superhumans?By Olivia Atkins on 15th June 2017 2016's Paralympic ad has topped the festival circuit & it's bound to do well at Cannes.... Of all the entries, 4Creative's sequel spotfor 2016's Rio Paralympics seems to be a...
 
   
Women’s sport weekly wrap: Bring the Women’s World Cup to Australia
 
 The Roar     2017-06-15 kl. 21:25     954 words
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“I am delighted we are supporting a bid for the 2023 Women’s World Cup.

Tokyo’s hosting of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics could work as both a help and hindrance for Japan’s bid, while FIFA could make history by awarding the tournament to Colombia or New Zealand in what would be a first for both South America and
 
   
Blimp catches fire, crashes at PGA's U.S. Open
 
 Charlotte Observer     2017-06-15 kl. 21:23     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.

Open. 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.
 
   
Deputy steps up to top job as new Tourism Ireland Head of Great Britain
 
 Irish Post     2017-06-15 kl. 20:43     477 words
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Julie Wakley (Picture: Tourism Ireland) TOURISM IRELAND’S deputy chief in Britain has stepped up into the top role at a challenging time for British and Irish tourism.

Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Katie Hazelton Announced as Pitt Diving Coach
 
 University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Panthers     2017-06-15 kl. 20:36     774 words
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PITTSBURGH — Katie Hazelton has been named the next Pitt diving head coach, Director of Athletics Heather Lyke announced Thursday afternoon.

as the diving technical operations manager for the organizing committee for the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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These Team USA Dads Have The PyeongChang Olympics In Their Sights
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-15 kl. 20:10     1422 words
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, 11:29 a.m. (ET) Eight months from now, these world-class athletes hope to call themselves 2018 Olympians. This Sunday, they will celebrate having an even more important title: Dad.

In honor of Father’s Day, we take a look at 2018 Olympic hopefuls who are also dads.  Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Brett West Built His Son Tucker A Backyard Luge Track. Then Tucker Became An Olympian
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-15 kl. 20:10     881 words
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, 1:45 p.m. (ET) Tucker West poses with his father Brett in the Olympic Park at the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014 on Feb. 11, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. Most kids growing up in snowy states try to turn their backyards into winter playgrounds.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Team USA Athletes On What They Splurged On After Winning At The Olympics
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-15 kl. 20:10     431 words
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, 12:38 p.m. (ET) National Splurge Day is a day for people to treat themselves, whether that means a high calorie meal or a high cost car.

big Olympic win. Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Barrow basketball star Tyler helps Panthers claim national title
 
 North-West Evening Mail     2017-06-15 kl. 19:53     392 words
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National title: Tyler Baines BARROW basketball prodigy Tyler Baines continues to shine after helping Cumbria Wheelchair Sports Club win national gold.

He got sparked out of his chair in the first five minutes but he just got up, dusted himself down and helped them win gold.” Tyler's performances in Worcester must have impressed members of the Great Britain Paralympic Basketball under-23s squad
 
   
City Hall of Praia grants subsidies to 16 sports associations with a total of 3.5 million escudos
 
 Inforpress     2017-06-15 kl. 19:50     192 words
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Praia, June 14 (Inforpress) – The City Hall of Praia officiated  this afternoon a subsidy of 3.5 million escudos to the different sports associations of South Santiago and the Paralympic Committee of Cabo Verde to encourage sports.

Praia, June 14 (Inforpress) – The City Hall of Praia officiated  this afternoon a subsidy of 3.5 million escudos to the different sports associations of South Santiago and the Paralympic Committee of Cabo Verde to encourage sports.The agreement,
 
   
Athletics: Forget Tokyo, Switzerland's the biggie for Harrison
 
 Hawkes Bay Today     2017-06-15 kl. 19:44     734 words
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For the past two years Hawke's Bay athlete Guy Harrison has been training with one ultimate goal in mind ... the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo.

For the past two years Hawke's Bay athlete Guy Harrison has been training with one ultimate goal in mind ... the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo.However, the T35 division athlete who is New Zealand's open men's para 800 and 1500m champion has had to make
 
   
Shinzo Abe's anti-terrorism legislation sparks protests over civil liberties restrictions
 
 AsiaNews.IT     2017-06-15 kl. 19:38     518 words
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After three attempts, the Japanese diet approves controversial bill. For the government, the new legislation is needed to ratify the UN treaty aimed at global organised crime and prevent terrorism at the 2020 Olympics.

Abe reacted angrily at the allegations, saying that the legislation would apply only to terrorist activity and organised crime. “It’s only three years until the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics and so I’d like to ratify the treaty on organised
 
   
Sophie Partridge: Friends mourn activist and performer of ‘wit, wisdom and kindness’
 
 Disability News Service     2017-06-15 kl. 19:28     1375 words
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Friends and fellow campaigners are mourning the loss of Sophie Partridge – a disabled performer, writer and activist of wit, wisdom and “genuine kindness” – who died last week.

London 2012 Paralympic Games opening ceremony, and in a string of Graeae Theatre Company productions.... He said: “This show was amazing, and Sophie was a star.” They also worked together on the Paralympics opening ceremony, with Scarlet remembering her...
 
   
China looking far and wide to fulfil 2020 Olympic vision
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2017-06-15 kl. 19:06     1053 words
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A worker walks at a construction site of New National Stadium for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan May 26, 2017.

A worker walks at a construction site of New National Stadium for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan May 26, 2017.REUTERS/Issei Kato/Files BEIJING (Reuters) – Olympic powerhouse China has decided to tap into its diaspora with
 
   
New website ‘NowPyeongchang.com’ to assist visitors enjoyment of the 2018 Winter Olympic & Paralympic Games in Korea
 
 EGlobal Travel Media     2017-06-15 kl. 18:59     346 words
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With less than 240 days to go to the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Korea a new website ‘NowPyeongchang.com’ will assist visitors to plan their time in the region of Pyeongchang during the Games.

New website ‘NowPyeongchang.com’ to assist visitors enjoyment of the 2018 Winter Olympic & Paralympic Games in Korea....Olympic Games will be held from 9-25 January, 2018 followed by the Paralympic Games.... So, if you are planning to visit Korea for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter or Paralympic...

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TEAM PERSONAL BEST IN FULL SWING AND GROWING WITH ONE MONTH TO GO TO THE SUMMER OF WORLD ATHLETICS
 
 DisabledGo     2017-06-15 kl. 18:54     4677 words
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- 15 Jun 2017 TEAM PERSONAL BEST IN FULL SWING AND GROWING WITH ONE MONTH TO GO TO THE SUMMER OF WORLD ATHLETICS • Team Personal Best is part

Other events now listed at www.TeamPersonalBest.org/events include: • A fundraiser at Weir Archer Academy including six-time Paralympic champion David Weir in Kingston on Wednesday 21 June • The Manchester Mile fun run in memory of former
 
   
Chaminade junior helps pool talent for a winning swim team
 
 Newsday     2017-06-15 kl. 18:53     241 words
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A Franklin Square teenager has made a splash by creating an affiliate swimming team of Special Olympics New York.

In addition, Szczech arranged for Philip Scholz, who competed in the 2008 Summer Paralympic Games in Beijing, to speak to the team in March.

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Conor McGregor v Floyd Mayweather: Is it ever a good idea for athletes to mix things up?
 
 Yahoo! Sports UK and Ireland     2017-06-15 kl. 18:45     784 words
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Floyd Mayweather Jr v Conor McGregor will see the Irish UFC fighter make the jump from one sport to another as he takes on the former boxing world champion in August.

Kadeena Cox at the 2016 Paralympic GamesCycling and sprintingSome athletes are talented enough to mix up their sporting programme and succeed regardless – Kadeena Cox is a perfect example of that.... The 26-year-old, who has multiple sclerosis, became the first Briton to win medals in different sports at a Paralympic...

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Sportability brings Power Soccer to Surrey
 
 Cloverdale Reporter News     2017-06-15 kl. 18:34     195 words
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The Cloverdale Recreation Centre will host the B.C. Power Soccer Provincial Championship this weekend. The four-team tournament features athletes from B.C.

Sportability, an organization which also offers programs in sledge hockey, boccia and seven-a-side soccer for disabled athletes, describes power soccer as “an adapted version of able-bodied soccer, where athletes try to maneuver an oversized
 
   
Woman with learning 'difference' provides inspiration
 
 Home News Tribune     2017-06-15 kl. 18:22     1225 words
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CLOSE The New Jersey 4-H State Public Presentations program was conducted on June 10, 2017 at Cook/Douglass Campus. Paul C. Grzella | Wochit Crystal Kruse on her graduation day.

Track athlete trying to reach Paralympics What some might consider or know as a learning disability, Kruse believes is a "difference."
 
   
Gateway Locomotives become Blues Special Hockey
 
 NHL.com     2017-06-15 kl. 18:15     701 words
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PHOTOS: Gateway Locomotives play at Scottrade Center ST.

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Scotland cerebral palsy team's 'shock' at World Championships withdrawal
 
 BBC     2017-06-15 kl. 18:13     743 words
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Jonny Paterson says "it's a shame" his team-mates "are left with nothing at the moment" The captain of Scotland's cerebral palsy team says they are in "utter shock" at being withdrawn from the World Championships in Argentina.

The Scots finished ninth at the last World Championships in Canada in 2015 and Paterson was selected for the Great Britain squad at the 2016 Paralympics but did not play.... "I know there's been a lot of politics involved with Team Great Britain when we got involved with the Paralympics...

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National cycling team to use Canadian-made Argon 18 bikes in multi-year deal
 
 Brandon Sun     2017-06-15 kl. 18:12     325 words
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MONTREAL - Nearly three decades after retirement, Gervais Rioux is back on Canada's national cycling team — this time as a bike supplier.

It aims to keep improving the bikes to reach peak efficiency for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games.

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Welsh squad humbled with Paralympic visit
 
 Welsh Rugby Union     2017-06-15 kl. 18:10     526 words
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Wales' agonising loss to Scotland on Tuesday in the World Rugby U20 Championship was put into perspective as members of the team visited Georgia's Paralympic centre.

Welsh squad humbled with Paralympic visit.... Wales' agonising loss to Scotland on Tuesday in the World Rugby U20 Championship was put into perspective as members of the team visited Georgia's Paralympic centre.Ellis Shipp, Callum Bradbury, Will...
 
   
CIBC proudly supports Team Canada at the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto
 
 TickerTech.com     2017-06-15 kl. 17:56     593 words
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Partnership extends the bank's support of wounded warriors and para-athletes TORONTO, June 15, 2017 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is proud to

For para-athletes, the bank also sponsored the 2015 Toronto Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, and continues its sponsorship of the Canadian Paralympic Committee which began in 2013.

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How my Life has been Transformed by the FlexxiCore Challenger
 
 Positive Health Online     2017-06-15 kl. 17:48     661 words
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How my Life has been Transformed by the FlexxiCore Challenger

Until the age of 17 I had swum for my school and could have gone on to train for the Paralympics.

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The Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys, 25 years on
 
 El Digital D Barcelona     2017-06-15 kl. 17:35     320 words
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Published on 15/06/2017 at 10:03 h. If Barcelona was the centre of the world during the Olympic Games in 1992, the Olympic Stadium was the epicentre of the games .

If Barcelona was the centre of the world during the Olympic Games in 1992, the Olympic Stadium was the epicentre of the games .As is usual for the Olympic Games and Paralympics, the stadium is the most important venue and is where the opening and
 
   
BMO Joins the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 as a Signature Sponsor
 
 KTEN.com     2017-06-15 kl. 17:28     330 words
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SOURCE BMO Financial Group The bank is also community partner of the official Invictus Games Flag Relay which will visit military bases across Canada

– an event that demonstrates the strength and perseverance of our servicemen and women through the power of sport," said Martin Nel The Invictus Games is an international, Paralympic-style multi-sport event, created by Britain's "The Invictus Games

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Transformation of derelict east London waterways complete
 
 Canal & River Trust     2017-06-15 kl. 17:25     685 words
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We are welcoming boaters back to the Bow Back Rivers that run through East London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, after a 10-year transformation project that has turned the derelict, virtually unnavigable waterways into a major new route for the capital.

capital.It follows investment of over £60 million as part of the wider regeneration of the area in the lead up to and following the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.... The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games offered the opportunity to unlock...
 
   
Bayley & Wilson win gold in Germany
 
 BBC     2017-06-15 kl. 17:24     78 words
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British Paralympic table tennis champion Will Bayley and Rio 2016 team-mate Ross Wilson both won singles gold at the PTT Bayreuth Open in Germany. Bayley, 29, defeated Ukraine's world number one Maksym Nikolenko 3-2 in the class 7 final.

British Paralympic table tennis champion Will Bayley and Rio 2016 team-mate Ross Wilson both won singles gold at the PTT Bayreuth Open in Germany.

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Lizzi Smith looks to build on Paralympics success
 
 Greensburg Daily News     2017-06-15 kl. 17:08     348 words
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INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — After her debut in the Paralympics last year, a Muncie swimmer is now competing at home. The World Para Swimming World Series takes place in five countries and one of the stops was right here in Indianapolis.

Lizzi Smith looks to build on Paralympics success.... INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — After her debut in the Paralympics last year, a Muncie swimmer is now competing at home.... All kind of abilities, including past and future paralympians.” Smith, 20, from Muncie...
 
   
BMO Joins the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 as a Signature Sponsor
 
 Benzinga.com     2017-06-15 kl. 17:07     707 words
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The bank is also community partner of the official Invictus Games Flag Relay which will visit military bases across Canada between August and

The Invictus Games is an international, Paralympic-style multi-sport event, created by Britain's Prince Harry , in which wounded, injured or sick armed services personnel and their associated veterans take part in sports including wheelchair

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BANK OF MONTREAL : BMO Joins the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 as a Signature Sponsor
 
 4 Traders     2017-06-15 kl. 17:02     715 words
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The Invictus Games is an international, Paralympic-style multi-sport event, created by Britain'sPrince Harry, in which wounded, injured or sick armed services personnel and their associated veterans take part in sports including wheelchair

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Five Facts about…Omara Durand
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-15 kl. 17:00     156 words
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What do you know about Cuban sprinter Omara Durand, who lines up at July’s World Para Athletics Championships, with five world titles to her name already?

25-year-old went on to win a hat trick of gold medals at the 2015 World Championships and at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games . •Durand, who competes with a guide, clocked a world record 51.77 in the 400m T12 at Rio 2016 – faster than four Olympic
 
   
Langenhoven to compete in Berlin whilst he prepares for London 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-15 kl. 17:00     738 words
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The Berlin Grand Prix will be the South African´s last competition before this year´s World Championships.

last in the 2017 series - will provide the final push as he looks to add world gold to the Paralympic long jump title he won last year.... A key target for the Western Cape man is the seven-metre mark – it’s a distance he is yet to reach this season, but a significant goal nonetheless, especially after his experience at last year’s Paralympic...

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Natation Gatineau Hires Craig McCord
 
 SwimSwam     2017-06-15 kl. 16:41     314 words
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By on SwimSwam Natation Gatineau (Southwest Quebec) announced that Coach Craig McCord and Steven Marchand will be joining the staff for the 2017-2018 competitive swim season.

By on SwimSwam Natation Gatineau (Southwest Quebec) announced that Coach Craig McCord and Steven Marchand will be joining the staff for the 2017-2018 competitive swim season.McCord is well known in Canada having coached Canada’s Paralympic
 
   
Six Can't-Miss Events At Stumptown Twilight
 
 Flow Track     2017-06-15 kl. 16:34     626 words
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Photo: Image of Sport Six Can't-Miss Events To Watch At Stumptown Twilight Total Shares The Stumptown Twilight in Portland, OR, will

8:10 PM Why: Paralympic gold medalist Mikey Brannigan will be chasing the USATF Outdoor Championship 1500m standard with the goal of competing at nationals.
 
   
Dentsu Aegis Second Big Shop To Downgrade 2017 Ad Expansion
 
 Media Post     2017-06-15 kl. 16:32     253 words
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A day after Interpublic’s Magna Global unit revised its 2017 ad outlook downward, Dentsu Aegis Network has done the same, albeit with a more moderate downgrade for the U.S. ad marketplace.

& Paralympics in South Korea, the FIFA World Cup in Russia and the US Congressional elections.” advertisement advertisement Like other top forecasters, Dentsu Aegis noted that digital, especially mobile, are becoming the “new default
 
   
Ni Cybersecurity Opens Cyber Range Simulation Training Center in Tokyo
 
 BioSpace     2017-06-15 kl. 16:05     626 words
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/PRNewswire/ -- , whose cybersecurity solutions protect the world's most sensitive networks, and Ni Cybersecurity, the Japanese cybersecurity service provider, have inaugurated today the new Cyber Range training facility in Toranomon, Tokyo .

for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games, which are expected to bring with them a sharp rise in the intensity of cyber-attacks.

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Government must relieve public’s concerns
 
 The Japan News     2017-06-15 kl. 16:04     234 words
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By Yuri Kimura / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer With Thursday’s Diet passage of a bill to revise the Law on Punishment of Organized Crimes and Control of Crime Proceeds, the stage is now set for Japan to conclude the U.N.

Early conclusion has been an issue for Japan as the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics approach.
 
   
Lawmakers likely to submit bill for anime, manga center in fall
 
 The Japan News     2017-06-15 kl. 16:04     385 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun Lawmakers are expected to submit a bill to the Diet promoting the establishment of a facility to preserve internationally renowned

Center” by around 2020 — in time for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
FIS and IOC prepare for Beijing 2022 and beyond
 
 Ski Racing     2017-06-15 kl. 16:02     308 words
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FIS President Gian Franco Kasper and Secretary General Sarah Lewis attended the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission for the

On day two, Beijing 2022 gave a series of presentations that included updates on venue and competition plans for both the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, organizational structure, and advances made in marketing and communications projects.
 
   
West Yorkshire BAWP Presents Charity with Cheque
 
 West Yorkshire Police     2017-06-15 kl. 15:57     1099 words
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Monies raised at the BAWP Northern Conference have been donated to a cancer support charity. Attendees at the event in March raised funds by supporting a raffle on the day and by purchasing BAWP 30th anniversary badges, raising over £300.

Paralympic gold medallist Hannah Cockroft and world Thai-boxing champion Rachael Mackenzie and Lizzi Jones were among the inspirational speakers at the event.... Speakers include local champions from West Yorkshire Police, as well as inspirational women from areas outside of policing including fund-raiser Lizzi Jones, author Nicky Seignot, Thai-boxing champion Rachael Mackenzie and Paralympic...
 
   
Nationwide Protests Oppose "Anti-Conspiracy" Bill, as Japan Moves to Remilitarize
 
 Truthout     2017-06-15 kl. 15:56     1880 words
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Since Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's  "anti-conspiracy" bill  entered the upper house of parliament in early April, thousands of people across the country have taken to the streets in protest.

While Abe says the bill is tailored to combat terrorism and organized crime ahead of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in 2020, the scope of the proposed legislation is  so broadly defined  that it could give law enforcement agencies the ability
 
   
The Top 5 Ads Of The Week: Cannes Preview Edition
 
 Fast Company     2017-06-15 kl. 15:53     940 words
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Look, despite the mountains of brand marketing manure we’re all forced to confront every minute of every day each year, it really is practically impossible to narrow down all the best brand marketing creativity to just five picks.

A fun, inspirational look at the athletes to promote the UK broadcaster’s coverage of the Paralympic Games in Rio.... For too many, the Paralympics get relegated to afterthought once the Olympic Games are over.
 
   
Cost of Rio 2016 Olympics rises to $13.2 billion -$3.5 billion over budget
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-15 kl. 15:53     644 words
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The cost of last year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro has increased to BRL$43.3 billion (£10.4 billion/$13.2 billion/€11.8 billion) - around BRL$14.5 billion (£3.5 billion/$4.4 billion/€3.9 billion) more than originally planned.

The cost of last year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro has increased to BRL$43.3 billion (£10.4 billion/$13.2 billion/€11.8 billion) - around BRL$14.5 billion (£3.5 billion/$4.4 billion/€3.9 billion) more than originally

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Phelps steps down from British Rowing to adhere to governance code
 
 Sports Management     2017-06-15 kl. 15:52     1519 words
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Latest news UK Sport to conduct ‘root-and-branch review’ of high performance system 14 Jun 2017 Liz Nicholl, chief executive of UK Sport, has conceded that the quango must be “more ...

Activity – has ... more EIS head of sport science joins British Paralympic Association 13 Jun 2017 Nik Diaper, the former head of sport science and medicine for Paralympic sport at the ... more HOK designs first arena for Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island
 
   
International Forum on Elite Sport
 
 MyZA     2017-06-15 kl. 15:47     241 words
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The 10th Association for Sport Performance Centres (ASPC) will be taking place in Durban between the 24th-26th August. It will be the first time that the event will be held on African Soil.

Sydney, Australia hosted the first International Forum on Elite Sport in 1991 and the ASPC has grown substantially since then and now includes over 85 Olympic/Paralympic Training Centres and High Performance Sport Institutes from across the globe,

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'You know it's not good when you're told to write your name on your
 
 Daily Mail     2017-06-15 kl. 15:44     763 words
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Gareth DaviesAlex Robertson For Mailonline 13:25 BST, 15 June 2017

Paralympic legend Tanni Grey-Thompson said:

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Pat Bolger accepts Lord Mayor’s award on behalf of the workers of Dublin
 
 Impact.ie     2017-06-15 kl. 15:33     139 words
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Pat Bolger, President of the Dublin Council of Trade Unions (pictured second from right) accepted the Lord Mayor’s award last night (Wednesday 1th June) on behalf of the workers of Dublin. Pat accepted the award in his capacity as President of DCTU.

everyday lives, enrich this city in an extraordinary way.” Paralympian Ellen Keane, the Dublin GAA County Board and broadcaster Joe Duffy were also honoured at the event which took place in Dublin’s Mansion House.
 
   
Over 120 Russian athletes training for 2018 Paralympic Games despite risk of being barred
 
 Interfax.com     2017-06-15 kl. 15:32     358 words
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UN (New York). June 15 (Interfax) - Russian Paralympians are well prepared for the 2018 Paralympic Games in South Korea even though they could be

Over 120 Russian athletes training for 2018 Paralympic Games despite risk of being barred.... Russian Paralympians are well prepared for the 2018 Paralympic Games in South Korea even though they could be. ...denied permission to compete in them, International Paralympic...
 
   
How people with cerebral palsy are reaching their full potential through sport
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-06-15 kl. 15:30     1208 words
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Cerebral Palsy Sport is the country’s leading national disability sports charity supporting people with cerebral palsy to reach their potential through sport, putting people with cerebral palsy and their families at the heart of everything they do.

Some individuals have even gone on to compete at the Paralympic Games including swimmer Sascha Kindred CBE and athlete Steven Miller MBE.... In 2012 I watched the London Paralympics on TV.... When I heard that the Paralympics GB Sport Fest was coming to...

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Woman who sewed Tom Daley's trunks takes the plunge to open a new coffee shop in Lincoln
 
 Boston Target     2017-06-15 kl. 15:29     318 words
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Comments (0) A new coffee shop with a sewing theme is to open in time for Easter in an historic part of Lincoln.

"I made a sports suit for one athlete and he showed it to the paralympian Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson and she introduced me to a load of other athletes.
 
   
Tokyo 2020 to Partner with the Nippon Foundation...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-15 kl. 15:10     575 words
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– The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today signed a partnership agreement with the Nippon Foundation, a

Tokyo 2020 to Partner with the Nippon Foundation...– The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today signed a partnership agreement with the Nippon Foundation, a. ...private non-profit humanitarian organisation

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Text of PM’s Speech on the occasion of the inauguration of Synthetic Track of the USHA School – via video conferencing
 
 Press Information Bureau     2017-06-15 kl. 14:58     1691 words
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Congrats to all sports lovers on the inauguration of the synthetic track in ''Usha School of Athletics''.   This track is an important landmark in the development of Usha School and will provide modern facilities to the trainees.

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Koike mulls opening Toyosu market in May
 
 The Japan News     2017-06-15 kl. 14:58     425 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike is considering opening the new Toyosu wholesale market in Koto Ward, Tokyo, soon after the Golden Week

2, which will connect the Olympic Village and games venues during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Can Anything Beat We're The Superhumans?
 
 Shots     2017-06-15 kl. 14:26     628 words
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2016's Paralympic ad has topped the festival circuit & it’s bound to do well at Cannes. Can anything rival it?

Can Anything Beat We're The Superhumans?2016's Paralympic ad has topped the festival circuit & it’s bound to do well at Cannes.... Of all the entries, 4Creative ’s sequel spot We’re The Superhumans for 2016’s Rio Paralympics seems to be a guaranteed...
 
   
Open top bus parade for Lincolnshire's Rio Olympic and Paralympic...
 
 East Lindsey Target     2017-06-15 kl. 14:15     487 words
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Lincolnshire's Olympian and Paralympian athletes are touring Lincoln today in an open top tour bus celebration. It will give Lincoln residents and anyone visiting the city on Friday, November 4 the chance to see the top sports stars up close.

Open top bus parade for Lincolnshire's Rio Olympic and Paralympic...Lincolnshire's Olympian and Paralympian athletes are touring Lincoln today in an open top tour bus celebration.... It will give Lincoln residents and anyone visiting the city on Friday, November 4 the chance to see the top sports stars up close.Gold medal winning women's hockey player Shona McCallin, North Hykeham open water swimmer Jack Burnell Paralympic...

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Boston Target (web)
 
   
Oar-some Lincoln rowing club celebrates 10 year anniversary in style
 
 East Lindsey Target     2017-06-15 kl. 14:15     259 words
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Comments (0) Rowers swapped vests and shorts for ballgowns and dinner jackets as they celebrated 10 years of their club in Lincoln.

Now Annamarie is trustee and vice chairman of the British Paralympic Association and serves on the board of the British Olympic Association.
 
   
London World Para Athletics Championships can show world we’re still here, says Hannah Cockroft
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-06-15 kl. 14:12     523 words
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Para Athletics has had a long battle to capture mainstream interest, the turning point coming at London 2012 for the sport and one of the British stars of those Paralympic Games, Hannah Cockroft .

Para Athletics has had a long battle to capture mainstream interest, the turning point coming at London 2012 for the sport and one of the British stars of those Paralympic Games, Hannah Cockroft .But both before and after, the wheelchair racer has

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London Evening Standard (web)
 
   
International Jewish athletes 'return' to Jerusalem for 20th Maccabiah Games – JNS.org
 
 Breaking.com.ng     2017-06-15 kl. 13:34     56 words
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JNS.org International Jewish athletes ‘return’ to Jerusalem for 20th Maccabiah Games JNS.

Israeli Olympic judo bronze medalists Ori Sasson and Yarden Gerbi, Israeli Paralympics rower Moran … and more » Original Source.

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President meets Belgian princess
 
 Office of the President, Republic of Korea     2017-06-15 kl. 13:26     256 words
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President Moon Jae-in smiles as he holds talks with Princess Astrid of Belgium, at Cheong Wa Dae on June 13.

first time since you took office.” Mentioning that the princess had served as a member of the International Paralympic Committee Honorary Board, President Moon concluded by saying, “I hope you will make sure to revisit Korea during next year’s
 
   
British Cycling and Sutton criticised
 
 ESPN.co.uk     2017-06-15 kl. 13:26     395 words
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Shane Sutton, right, has been accused of contributing to a "culture of fear" in British Cycling.

There are also more references to UK Sport's failure to properly monitor what was happening within the Manchester-based Olympic and Paralympic cycling setup, which will lead to important questions about the organisation's famous "no compromise"

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