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Mardröm och revanschsug för Järnmannen
 
 Värmlands Folkblad     2017-06-27 kl. 07:01     635 words
 
Anders Olsson, 51, har en mardrömslik tid bakom sig med dubbla operationer och två bakterieinfektioner. Nu orkar han dock blicka framåt mot nya utmaningar igen. -Det har varit en plåga. Men ge mig några månader... säger Järnmannen.

Axelbekymren var en orsak till att han tackade nej till en plats till Paralympics 2016 - trots att han var kvalificerad. -
 
   
Veteranpingis igång - väntas dra in miljoner till staden
 
 Helsingborgs Dagblad     2017-06-26 kl. 16:23     667 words
 
Veteran-EM i bordtennis pågår för fullt i Helsingborgs Arena och de kringligg...

Veteran-EM i bordtennis pågår för fullt i Helsingborgs Arena och de kringligg...
 
   
Ett pricksäkert val - Ellinor Axelsson Vaughn är Årets suring
 
 Vestmanlands Läns Tidning Premium     2017-06-26 kl. 16:11     670 words
 
Den unga tävlingsskytten Ellinor Axelsson Vaughn koras till Årets suring under Suradagarna, som bjuder på allt från mete till livemusik och dans. Så var det dags igen för Suradagarna.

Bland annat försvarade hon Sveriges och Suras färger i Paralympics.... Ellinor Axelsson Vaughn tävlade som 18-åring i 10-metersskytte i paralympics i Rio i fjol och var den yngsta skytten.... I maj 2018 är det VM, och hon hoppas skjuta så bra där att hon kvalar in till paralympics...
 
   
Blickar bara framåt
 
 Nya Lidköpings-Tidningen Plus     2017-06-26 kl. 09:15     432 words
 
Aleksandra levde de första åren på ett barnhem i Polen, men sedan hennes svenska extraföräldrar kom in i bilden har tillvaron förändrats. Förutom att hon ska läsa vidare till undersköterska har hon vuxit som friidrottare.

Paralympics i Tokyo om tre år är ett mål, säger hon.... Vi tillhör från och med i år parasportförbundet, och vi vill göra handikappidrotten till en del av verksamheten.
 
   
Intl news  
KOKA D D : 2 Ninja cities join hands to boost tourism
 
 4 Traders     2017-06-27 kl. 08:43     206 words
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The mayors of two Japanese cities known as the home of ninja, or feudal mercenaries, launched a ninja council Tuesday to boost tourism in cooperation with private businesses.

The two cities are planning to disseminate information on ninja by setting up a common website or video footage to attract foreign tourists in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
SINGAPORE PRESS : Deaf participants to be included in the newly named SPH Foundation National Inclusive Swimming Championships
 
 4 Traders     2017-06-27 kl. 08:19     817 words
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-The 'National Para Swimming Championships' has been renamed 'National Inclusive Swimming Championships' to reflect the shift towards promoting inclusivity in sports and the community as a whole.

Another familiar name at the event will be Theresa Goh - the only athlete to have participated in all editions of the ASEAN Para Games and a Paralympic medalist.... Paralympians Theresa Goh and Yip Pin Xiu made their mark in this competition before...
 
   
Webbing Tie Down With Double J Hook
 
 Global FoodMate     2017-06-27 kl. 08:09     124 words
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The Apex Trainer K1 Or Paralympic K1 Racing Kayaks Is A Great Off Season Trainer Or Perfect For Inte
 
 Global FoodMate     2017-06-27 kl. 08:09     12 words
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rmediate Paddlers Looking To Get Into A Sprint Kayak.

The Apex Trainer K1 Or Paralympic K1 Racing Kayaks Is A Great Off Season Trainer Or Perfect For Inte. rmediate Paddlers Looking To Get Into A Sprint Kayak.,ICF Sprint Kayaks.
 
   
Kiwi crew claim silver at Kiel Week
 
 Sun Live     2017-06-27 kl. 08:01     501 words
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Alex Maloney and Tauranga sailor Molly Meech had to settle for second at the Kiel Week regatta after finishing fourth in the double points medal race.

Paralympian Andrew May, who was part of the Kiwi Gold crew who competed in Rio, finished 12th overall in the 2.4mR Para World Sailing Championship after recording a 19th and 15th in the last two races.
 
   
World Taekwondo Federation changes name to avoid 'WTF' acronym
 
 Solonews.net     2017-06-27 kl. 07:59     241 words
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The organisation hated the fact its name was internet shorthand for " what the f**k " so it will now be known as World Taekwondo .

"We have led taekwondo to the Olympic Games and in 2020 will have the honour of seeing taekwondo at both the Olympic and Paralympic Games".
 
   
Race for presidency intensifies on eve of JOA election
 
 RJR News Online     2017-06-27 kl. 07:16     69 words
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With less than 24 hours to go before the election of a new executive of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), the campaign has heated up with claims

President of the Jamaica Paralympic Association Christopher Samuda and JOA Vice-President Vishu Tolan are vying to succeed Mike Fennell as president of the JOA.
 
   
Brazilian Olympic Committee reach agreement for Tokyo 2020 training bases
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-27 kl. 07:11     412 words
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Brazilian athletes will be based at six training bases for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, after reaching an agreement with the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) and local towns.

Nuzman, who was chair of the Organising Committee for last year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, was invited to the Commission by IOC President Thomas Bach in April.Michael Pavitt.
 
   
2.4m, Hansa 303 Paralympic World Championship 2017 Kiel GER Final results
 
 Sailing News.ch     2017-06-27 kl. 06:57     106 words
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The Paralympic Classes World Championship was concluded in Kiel on Sunday. Three more races were held in a 15-18 kn wind. The situation in the 2.4m before the last race was more than exciting: The frist three boats were separated by 2 points only.

2.4m, Hansa 303 Paralympic World Championship 2017 Kiel GER Final results.... The Paralympic Classes World Championship was concluded in Kiel on Sunday.
 
   
Cricket Australia announce squad for INAS Tri-Nations Series
 
 The Sports Campus     2017-06-27 kl. 06:28     625 words
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Cricket Australia has selected a 14 player squad for the INAS Tri-Nations Series to be held from the 9 – 23 July in Cheshire, England.

A key milestone of that investment being that cricket is the first non-Paralympic Australian sport to fully fund its national teams.
 
   
Review: In ‘Cost of Living,’ lost in our own ways
 
 Register-Guard     2017-06-27 kl. 05:38     1192 words
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NEW YORK — John has cerebral palsy. Ani is a double above-the-knee amputee. Neither has patience for tactful solicitude or delicate terminology.

Still, it does not hurt that Mozgala founded the Apothetae, an organization that advocates greater representation of people with disabilities in the theater, and that Sullivan is a Paralympic track-and-field champion.
 
   
ESPN’s 2017 BODY Issue Features Lots Of Strategic Nudity
 
 Daily Caller     2017-06-27 kl. 05:26     787 words
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If there’s one magazine that knows how to bruise your ego it’s  ESPN The Magazine’s  BODY Issue.

The veteran who dodged death by a hair is now ranked fifth internationally for women’s Paralympic snowboarding, ABC News reported.
 
   
Chasing national aspirations
 
 Recorder and Times     2017-06-27 kl. 04:44     731 words
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Like many red-blooded Canadian youth, 16-year-old Rebecca Sharp grew up around the hockey rink. From the age of 7, Rebecca played on boys and girls teams in Gananoque and Brockville.

But in 2014 Sharp was watching the Paralympics from Sochi when the men’s sledge hockey game came on TV. “I thought it was really cool and it was something that I’d be able to do,” she said. “I really wanted to try.” She did some research
 
   
Banco Angolano de Investimentos: Staying Positive through the Negatives
 
 International Banker     2017-06-27 kl. 04:29     1912 words
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By Phillip Mann , International Banker Over the last few years, the collapse in global oil prices has taken a heavy toll on Angola—Africa’s second-largest oil exporter.

For the last 17 years, the bank has organised an annual art exposition to celebrate Angolan culture; while in 2015, it provided crucial assistance to the Angolan National Paralympic Committee—an important cause if ever there was one.
 
   
WHAT LINDA SAID Gets World Premiere at Summerworks 2017
 
 Broadway World     2017-06-27 kl. 04:21     609 words
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Through the lens of her real-life experiences with cancer, poet and playwright Priscila Uppal (6 Essential Questions, Factory Theatre) creates a magical and uplifting theatrical dialogue between two old friends in the new play What Linda Said.

She was Canadian Athletes Now poet-in- residence during the 2010 Vancouver and 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Olympics: LA 2024 bid gets a boost from MLS, MLB, NFL support and new LA Rams stadium
 
 Sports Features     2017-06-27 kl. 04:19     792 words
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NewsUpdate LAURA WALDEN (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) Local professional sports leagues Major League Baseball (MLB), Major

The widespread support is demonstrative of LA 2024's potential to engage new and dynamic partners to benefit the Olympic and Paralympic Movements for decades to come.... "LA 2024 is focused on the future of the Olympic and Paralympic Movements and we are...
 
   
Brighter Future? A cancer stalemate
 
 Radio New Zealand     2017-06-27 kl. 04:16     1176 words
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Bryall McPherson was aged 19 and a rising tennis star when she went to serve during a game in 2008. With no warning that anything was amiss, she threw the ball into the air and - without any other contact occurring - broke her right arm.

"In that instant when I saw them crying, bawling their eyes out, I just thought to myself, 'I have to fight this.'" These days Bryall is a member of the New Zealand Paralympic swimming team, dances hip-hop, umpires tennis and is studying.
 
   
Cedarville University’s Norman an ESPY nominee
 
 Fairborn Daily Herald     2017-06-27 kl. 03:49     359 words
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XENIA — Cedarville University track and field athlete and U.S. Paralympic gold and bronze medalist Grace Norman has been nominated for an ESPY Award. Norman will attend the ESPY Awards Ceremony, July 12 in Los Angeles.

Paralympic gold and bronze medalist Grace Norman has been nominated for an ESPY Award.... At the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Norman won her women’s division paratriathlon.... Due to the injury, Norman could not finish out her freshman NCAA track season, had to forgo the International Triathlon Union-sanctioned triathlon competition in Yokahoma, Japan, and had to step out of the Paralympic...

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10 Takeaways From The 2017 USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-27 kl. 03:35     2201 words
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, 4:49 p.m. (ET) SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Forged in heat and shaped by talent and perseverance, Team USA stands ready to compete at the IAAF World Championships in London Aug. 4-13.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Sarah Houbolt is the Paralympian turned Cirque du Soleil performer
 
 Yahoo! 7 TV     2017-06-27 kl. 03:26     11 words
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She left the pool to take on a completely different challenge.

Sarah Houbolt is the Paralympian turned Cirque du Soleil performer.
 
   
Prosthetics used to set world record created in Oklahoma City
 
 KOCO 5     2017-06-27 kl. 02:29     337 words
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OKLAHOMA CITY — There could be a new record holder in the Paralympics 400 meter dash, and the athlete’s prosthetics were built in Oklahoma City. “I want to be the fastest man in the world on blades,” athlete Blake Leeper said.

OKLAHOMA CITY — There could be a new record holder in the Paralympics 400 meter dash, and the athlete’s prosthetics were built in Oklahoma City. “I want to be the fastest man in the world on blades,” athlete Blake Leeper said.Leeper has
 
   
Olympic debut for mixed doubles is a “dream come true” for world champion Ishikawa
 
 International Olympic Committee     2017-06-27 kl. 02:18     770 words
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The recent addition of mixed doubles table tennis to the programme for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 was celebrated in style in Japan – with a first world title since 1969.

women’s team contests. “Since table tennis joined the Olympic Games programme in 1988, we tried on two previous occasions to add mixed doubles,” Raul Calin, ITTF Director of Operations and Olympic/Paralympic Games, said. “It has been a long
 
   
Prosthetics used to set world record created in Oklahoma City
 
 San Francisco Chronicle     2017-06-27 kl. 02:17     26 words
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There could be a new record holder in the Paralympics 400 meter dash, and the athlete’s prosthetics were built in Oklahoma City.

There could be a new record holder in the Paralympics 400 meter dash, and the athlete’s prosthetics were built in Oklahoma City.Media:
 
   
To reach golden heights
 
 NewsMail     2017-06-27 kl. 01:53     333 words
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TWO of Bundaberg's most talented teenagers Phoebe Jay and Nathan Donaldson have collaborated for Phoebe's latest music video.

"Nathan Donaldson is the embodiment of the spirit of my song - kids got heart.” Nathan has Cerebral Palsy and was introduced to wheelchair racing by Paralympian Rheed McCracken and has experienced his own success at a state and national level.
 
   
European Championships - GB v Poland (M) - Quarter Final
 
 British Wheelchair Basketball     2017-06-27 kl. 01:44     382 words
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GB to face Poland in the European Championship Quarter Final.

The game marked the first time the teams had met since GB claimed the Bronze medal in one of the iconic matches of the 2016 Rio Paralympic.... GB's #7 and five-time Paralympian Terry Bywater is reflective of this evening's loss: “Turkey deserved...
 
   
The Queen is set for a mammoth £40million pay rise as nurses, firefighters
 
 Daily Mirror     2017-06-27 kl. 01:39     1065 words
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Ben Glaze 00:00, 27 JUN 2017 The Queen is set for an eye-watering “pay rise” of almost £40million while nurses, firefighters and soldiers are handed meagre 1% annual hikes.

at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio. “As the Report states, the activities of the wider Royal Family are vital in bringing the monarchy into direct and personal contact with all sections of society.” Meanwhile, a Clarence House review
 
   
Bermuda Invitational Permit Meet On July 1
 
 Bernews     2017-06-27 kl. 01:16     180 words
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The National Sports Centre will once again be the location for the Bermuda Invitational Permit Track Meet, a professional track and field event where

Bermudians Shaquille Dill and Dage Minors will feature in the men’s 800m race, while locals will have a chance to watch Paralympian Jessica Lewis in action as she takes to the field for the women’s 800m race.
 
   
LA 2024 and LA84 Foundation Lead U.S. Olympic Day Celebrations from Sunny Shores of LA's Iconic Beach...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-27 kl. 01:08     916 words
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LA 2024, the LA84 Foundation, the United States Olympic Committee and the Foundation for Global Sports Development today celebrated a record-breaking Olympic Day 2017 and hosted sports clinics for 500 young Angelenos at LA’s iconic Will Rogers State Beach.

around the country engaged more than 600,000 Americans in celebration of the Olympic and Paralympic Movements.... Joined by more than 30 Team USA Olympians and Paralympians, the young athletes at LA's Olympic Day event participated in eight Olympic and Paralympic sport clinics including fencing, gymnastics, Paralympic...

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Tokyo 2020 and Students Co-Stage Olympic Day Dance Battle...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-27 kl. 00:25     755 words
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Students from 12 universities across Tokyo came together in downtown Tokyo today, one day after Olympic Day, for Olympic Spirit competitions involving 16 teams presenting musical, dance and cheerleading performances.

During the Rio 2016 Games, for example, students in Japan were invited to visit Live Sites across the nation to watch the competitions, as well as view and play Paralympic sports and take part in energetic music, dance and sport performances.

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Around The Rings (web)
 
   
Pleasant Prairie Triathlon 2017
 
 Chicago Athlete     2017-06-27 kl. 00:05     1163 words
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The Pleasant Prairie Triathlon took place on Sunday morning just across the Illinois/Wisconsin border in Pleasant Prairie, bringing together over 750

Paratriathlon Development Team, which is designed to identify and develop athletic potential leading toward the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
 
   
30 Of The Best Photos From The USATF Outdoor Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-27 kl. 00:03     786 words
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, 2:47 p.m. (ET) The USATF Outdoor Championships, part of the Team USA Summer Champions Series, presented by Comcast, were held June 22-25 in Sacramento, California.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Two-Man Race for Jamaica Olympics Presidency
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-26 kl. 23:14     437 words
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(ATR) The Jamaica Olympic Association is prepared to elect its first new president in decades during its general assembly on June 27. Jamaica Olympic Association president Mike Fennell, 82.

If elected, Samuda could become president of both the Jamaica Olympic and Paralympic Associations.

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Expansion of business brings Olympic level service to Gateshead and Newcastle
 
 North East Connected     2017-06-26 kl. 23:12     520 words
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The Performance Clinic, well known in the region for its treatment of Olympic and Paralympic athletes, has expanded the business with an exciting new clinic based in Low Fell.

The Performance Clinic, well known in the region for its treatment of Olympic and Paralympic athletes, has expanded the business with an exciting new clinic based in Low Fell.And in doing so, the company has not only created ten jobs doubling the
 
   
‘Path to PyeongChang’ brings together ParalympicsGB winter hopefuls
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-06-26 kl. 23:00     160 words
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1 hour ago The British Paralympic Association is bringing together ParalympicsGB hopefuls for the 2018 Winter Games for a two-day preparation workshop at Lilleshall Hall.

‘Path to PyeongChang’ brings together ParalympicsGB winter hopefuls.... 1 hour ago The British Paralympic Association is bringing together ParalympicsGB hopefuls for the 2018 Winter Games for a two-day preparation workshop at Lilleshall Hall.Dubbed ‘Path...
 
   
Loyola Marymount University's Leaders of Tomorrow Support LA's Olympic Dream...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-26 kl. 22:59     551 words
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Loyola Marymount University’s (LMU) student government has endorsed LA 2024, underscoring polling that shows that 88% of LA millennials support bringing the Olympic and Paralympic Games back to the City of Angels for the first time in a generation.

Paralympic Games back to the City of Angels for the first time in a generation.Coming on the heels of similar endorsements from UCLA and USC, student governments representing more than 60,000 young Angelenos have now declared their support for LA

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Paralympic champion gives speech to Ashtead school pupils to 'inspire them
 
 Surrey Mirror     2017-06-26 kl. 22:39     27 words
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SamTruelove Posted: June 26, 2017 Georgina Hermitage and two children at West Hill School during her visit

Paralympic champion gives speech to Ashtead school pupils to 'inspire them. ...to win a gold medal' .SamTruelove Posted:
 
   
How Thomas Ferry's Paralympic dreams became one step closer to reality
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-06-26 kl. 22:19     105 words
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An inspiring young man’s dreams have now come true - thanks to The Sunshine Fund. Thomas Ferry is now one step closer to his Paralympic goal after being gifted his own specialist sports equipment.

How Thomas Ferry's Paralympic dreams became one step closer to reality.... Thomas Ferry is now one step closer to his Paralympic goal after being gifted his own specialist sports equipment.The charity has been raising money to buy equipment for disabled...

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President Macron Joins Olympic Day Celebrations in Paris as the City Transforms into Paris Olympic Park...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-26 kl. 22:15     690 words
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French President Emmanuel Macron joined more than one million Parisians and visitors to the city, who turned out to take part in the City of Paris’ spectacular Olympic Day celebrations.

More than 250 French athletes and Olympians and France’s sporting federations took part across the two days, helping to deliver a full-scale preview of what an Olympic and Paralympic Games might look like in Paris should the city be successful in

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Around The Rings (web)
 
   
The amazing double leg amputee who loves to swim
 
 The Plymouth Herald     2017-06-26 kl. 21:46     592 words
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CturnerHerald Posted: June 26, 2017 A Plymouth boy who had to have his legs amputated as a toddler is about to take part in a mock swimming competition.

Soumaya, also known as Sam, is working with Swim England to encourage more children with disabilities to learn to swim, and hopes that some of her students will go on to compete and make it into the Paralympics.

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For these 10 international level sportspersons, DU gives direct admission
 
 Millennium Post     2017-06-26 kl. 21:40     393 words
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Delhi University will reserve ten seats this academic session for students, who represented the country in international sports, and give them direct admission in its colleges.

South Asian Games and Paralympic Games.... The ten students/sportspersons who will get direct admission this year include parathlete Rinku, who represented India at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio, and shooters Asees Chhina, Diwakar Yadav, Fateh Singh...
 
   
President Macron Serves Olympic Day Spirit -- Photodesk...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-26 kl. 21:32     526 words
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(ATR) New French President Emmanuel Macron has a commanding presence during his public appearances as showcased by his appearance in the Paris 2024 Olympic Day celebrations. French president Emmanuel Macron presses the flesh at Olympic Day event (ATR).

Fabrice Santoro, future Olympic hopeful Lucas Pouille, 2008 Paralympic wheelchair gold medalist Michael Jeremiasz and Paralympian Charlotte Famin.... The President’s willingness to attempt an unfamiliar sport was met with delight from the crowd and demonstrated his dedication to inclusivity. “Above all, Paris 2024 is about sporting excellence for all - both Olympians and Paralympians...

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Around The Rings (web)
 
   
Fifa says St Petersburg pitch relaid for Confederations Cup final
 
 Irish Times     2017-06-26 kl. 21:31     1146 words
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Russia 2018 boss dismisses reports that 2014 squad are under investigation for doping Fifa on Monday said the re-laid pitch at the St Petersburg

International Paralympic Committee did ban them.

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Russia Denies Its Soccer Players Are Doped Up
 
 Foreign Policy Magazine     2017-06-26 kl. 21:08     381 words
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Russian athletes are in trouble for doping, again. And Russian officials continue to vigorously defend them. On Sunday, reports emerged that every member of Russia’s 2014 World Cup team is under investigation for doping.

Some of its 2016 Olympians were also caught doping, and its entire 2016 Paralympics team also was busted for drugging.
 
   
How Did Channel 4’s “We Are The Superhumans” Win Cannes Lions?
 
 Unruly     2017-06-26 kl. 20:04     701 words
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Superhuman by name, superhuman by performance – it seems there’s no stopping Channel 4’s Paralympic promo. The ad became the most shared ad of Rio 2016 after attracting more than 1.

How Did Channel 4’s “We Are The Superhumans” Win Cannes Lions?Superhuman by name, superhuman by performance – it seems there’s no stopping Channel 4’s Paralympic promo.... Brand Metrics It was always going to be hard following the incredible success as the host broadcaster of the last Paralympics...
 
   
Ikano Bank are new headline sponsor of Nottingham Post Sports Awards for
 
 Nottingham Post     2017-06-26 kl. 20:01     618 words
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Nottingham Post Posted: June 26, 2017 Ikano Bank's Craig Fiddes with Richard Whitehead.

Some previous winners have national accolades, like Paralympic swimmer Ollie Hynd, but to get recognised in your own home town has extra significance even for them."... "This year, we're working with local gold medal winning Paralympian Richard Whitehead...
 
   
Vote for your heroes as the Nottingham Post Sports Awards 2017 are launched
 
 Nottingham Post     2017-06-26 kl. 20:01     689 words
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Nottingham Post Posted: June 26, 2017 Richard Whitehead was given a Lifetime Achievement award in 2016.

Double Paralympic gold medalist Ollie Hynd at last year's ceremony.
 
   
NINE MEMBERS ELECTED TO NEWLY FORMED ATHLETES’ COMMISSION
 
 Sportsvibe.co.uk     2017-06-26 kl. 19:48     525 words
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Monday 26th June 2017 UK Athletics (UKA) is delighted to announce the election of nine members to the newly formed “Athletes’ Commission” following the first wave of the nomination process.

Further attempts to adhere to the initially identified minimum percentages for representation – at least 33% of members are: male and female; from able-bodied and Paralympic events; current international athletes (have competed for GBR in the last
 
   
Atos Highlights Opportunities in New Era of Supercomputing
 
 HPC Wire     2017-06-26 kl. 19:32     537 words
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– Atos, a leader in digital transformation, declares the world is at the dawning of a new Age of Data in its Digital Vision for Supercomputing and Big Data thought leadership paper.

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.
 
   
Group Y 2017 Summer and Fall Networking & Educational Events
 
 Shop-Eat-Surf.com     2017-06-26 kl. 19:09     621 words
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For the 11 th year, Group Y announces their Summer and Fall lineup of events featuring industry leaders, networking and educational opportunities.

Guest Speaker : Alana Nichols  -  Three-Time Paralympic Gold Medalist JULY 23:
 
   
Tara Lipinski Weds TV Producer Todd Kapostasy
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-26 kl. 18:46     281 words
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, 11:06 a.m. (ET) Olympic gold medalist Tara Lipinski and husband Todd Kapostasy pose for a photo at their engagement party held on May 21, 2016. Tara Lipinski tied the knot on Saturday, marrying fiancé Todd Kapostasy in Charleston, South Carolina.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Former Bookham and Holmbury St Mary pupil in the running to...
 
 Surrey Mirror     2017-06-26 kl. 18:36     331 words
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Comments (0) A former Manor House School pupil is in the running to represent Britain at this year's Miss Universe beauty pageant.

READ MORE: Paralympic champion gives speech to Ashtead school pupils to 'inspire them to win a gold medal' Miss Offin was head girl at Manor House before achieving a scholarship place at Hurtwood House in Holmbury St Mary to study A levels.

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DIRECTOR DEALINGS SUMMARY: CareTech Directors Sell For GBP6.7 Million
 
 London South East     2017-06-26 kl. 18:28     772 words
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LONDON (Alliance News) - The following is a summary of director dealings reported in London on Monday. ---------- CareTech Holdings said Chairman Farouq Sheikh and Chief Executive Officer Haroon Sheikhsold sold around GBP6.

Earlier this month SiS said it will supply British triathletes across the Olympic and Paralympic National Lottery Funded Programmes, including Olympians Tom Bishop and Lucy Hall, Paralympian Alison Patrick and sibling Olympic champions Alistair and

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Meeting some Hampshire recipients on the Queen’s New Year Honours List
 
 Hampshire Life     2017-06-26 kl. 18:18     1396 words
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Ian Ward Archant The 2017 Queen’s New Year Honours List saw men and women across Hampshire recognised for their outstanding contributions, from charitable fundraising to services to science and to sport.

residents who would otherwise be isolated.” Georgina Hermitage, Paralympian athlete • MBE for services to athletics Born with cerebral palsy, which mainly affects her body’s left side, Alton’s Georgina was inspired to go for gold after
 
   
Taeyang appointed PyeongChang Olympics ambassador
 
 Manila Bulletin     2017-06-26 kl. 18:09     354 words
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Taeyang, a member of K-pop boy band Big Bang, has been appointed honorary ambassador of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games.

Taeyang, a member of K-pop boy band Big Bang, has been appointed honorary ambassador of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games.President Lee Hee-beom of the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the Games named Taeyang as
 
   
GREATER ANGLIA BECOME LATEST NATIONAL SUPPLIER OF WORLD PARA CHAMPIONSHIPS
 
 Sportsvibe.co.uk     2017-06-26 kl. 18:03     332 words
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Monday 26th June 2017 Greater Anglia has become the latest supplier of the World Para Athletics Championships London 2017.

We still remember the thrill of the London Paralympics – let’s hope we can recreate that again.

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How Hunter Woodhall went from blade-running novelty to a legend
 
 Deseret Morning News     2017-06-26 kl. 17:57     2505 words
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Editor's note: First in a two-part series on Hunter Woodhall, the double amputee who has risen from a novelty act to a state champion, state record holder and winner of a Division I athletic scholarship.

Paralympic team. In response to an email, a UHSAA official wrote, “One thing is for sure, it is a hot topic and will gain steam on a national level from the NFHS (National Federation of High Schools), as well we are governed by the NFHS rules and at...

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Sam Moore Performs Department Of Defense Warrior Games New Anthem
 
 Broadway World     2017-06-26 kl. 17:51     349 words
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The 2017 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games debuted its anthemic video highlighting the courage, sacrifice and dedication of the wounded warrior athletes who will participate in the 8th annual Warrior Games in Chicago, June 30 - July 8.

The DoD Warrior Games are an annual Paralympic-style event designed to showcase the resilient spirit of our nation's wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans.
 
   
Angola: Adapted Sport - Huambo Wins National Athletics Championships
 
 AllAfrica.com     2017-06-26 kl. 17:47     97 words
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Luanda — Huambo team won on Sunday in Luanda both men and women's national adapted athletics on track championship.

same edition, in the first mass game in the country in terms of sport for the disabled athletes, since its institutionalization in 1994.
 
   
Capital’s brightest young stars shine at Olympic Park
 
 Posability     2017-06-26 kl. 17:47     918 words
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He was chosen for the honour of reading the traditional Panathlon Oath before competition began, with help from the charity’s ambassador Liz Johnson, the former GB Paralympic swimming champion.... But he has found a way to fulfil his potential by working so hard to achieve in boccia and Panathlon events.” The annual Copper Box finale marks the crowning of the crème de la crème of the capital’s young disabled athletes...

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London Calling: Markus Rehm
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-26 kl. 17:42     778 words
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Germany's 3-time world champion has sights set on more gold at London 2017. “Expectations are quite high, to be honest.

I just have to bring it on the board.” Last year Rehm won his second Paralympic long jump title with a leap of 8.21m; silver went to Dutchman Ronald Hertog, who finished nearly one metre behind.
 
   
Proud to support Erb’s Palsy Awareness Week – Overcoming adversity: Luke’s story
 
 Tozers Solicitors     2017-06-26 kl. 17:34     300 words
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Luke was born in 1999 and suffered bilateral fractured clavicles and damage to the brachial plexus due to the force used to deliver him.

He achieved an international classification and was training with the Home Nations Squad to compete in the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo when unfortunately he was injured.

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Know a phenomenal female sailor? Nominate her for Ladies Day Trophy
 
 On The Wight     2017-06-26 kl. 17:27     499 words
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Mary shares this latest news on behalf of Cowes Week.

Paralympic sailor 2016 winner In 2016 British Paralympic sailor Hannah Stodel was the eleventh deserving winner of the Ladies Day Trophy in recognition of her phenomenal achievements.

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From Refugee To Sporting Icon: The Inspirational Story of Abdi Jama
 
 NewsofAfrica.org     2017-06-26 kl. 17:24     463 words
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Abdi Jama is one of Great Britain’s finest athletes. Abdi fled Somalia with his family at the age of six during the heat of the civil war. He was paralyzed from chest down after falling from a window aged 14, but that never stopped believing in his dreams.

Both Jama and Orogbemi represented Great Britain in the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London.... Jama joined the Liverpool Vikings and later represented Britain in the 2008 Summer Paralympic games in Beijing where he won a bronze medal.
 
   
Arnold & Greaves elected British Athletics team captains for the World Para Athletics Championships
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-06-26 kl. 17:00     678 words
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6 hours ago British Athletics are proud to announce that reigning Paralympic and world F46 javelin champion Hollie Arnold (coach: David Parker) and

6 hours ago British Athletics are proud to announce that reigning Paralympic and world F46 javelin champion Hollie Arnold (coach:... David Parker) and. ...nine-time Paralympic and world medallist Dan Greaves (John Godina) have been chosen as Team...
 
   
Away days: West Ham United
 
 Newcastle United FC     2017-06-26 kl. 16:51     241 words
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The Magpies head to London for the third time in a month to take on West Ham United on Saturday, 23rd December. The Hammers now ply their trade at the London Stadium – formerly the Olympic Stadium – after leaving Upton Park last year.

Built for the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, more than £300m was spent to convert the stadium into a multi-purpose venue, with the Hammers one of two main tenants, alongside British Athletics.
 
   
As the second season of historical epic Kynren approaches, what can
 
 Chronicle Live     2017-06-26 kl. 16:39     1218 words
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David Whetstone 14:16, 26 JUN 2017 14:53, 26 JUN 2017

Ahead of this season Eleven Arches announced a new creative director, Steve Boyd, who has worked on umpteen Olympic and Paralympic ceremonies.
 
   
A sporting chance for GB Para-athletes with Hogan Lovells bursary launch
 
 Hogan Lovells     2017-06-26 kl. 16:36     688 words
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Building on the success of the athletic scholarship awarded to world champion sprinter Sophie Hahn MBE in 2016, the firm today launches the Hogan

Building on the success of the athletic scholarship awarded to world champion sprinter Sophie Hahn MBE in 2016, the firm today launches the Hogan. ...Lovells GB Para-athlete bursary to support aspiring Paralympians in the run-up to the PyeongChang

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Kelly Clarkson ribs Blake Shelton, Blackhawks ahead of Soldier Field performance
 
 Chicago Tribune     2017-06-26 kl. 16:30     464 words
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Kelly Clarkson and Blake Shelton are set to perform at the Department of Defense Warrior Games opening ceremony at Soldier Field on Saturday, just months before they gear up for their own battle on "The Voice." "I'm a big fan of (Shelton).

The Warrior Games is a Paralympic-style competition for wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans scheduled to take place Friday through July 8 at spots around Chicago.
 
   
Sports Commission disappointed with Region Five countries
 
 Namibia Press Agency     2017-06-26 kl. 16:17     279 words
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WINDHOEK, 26 JUN (NAMPA) - Namibia Sports Commission (NSC) Chief Administrator, Freddy Mwiya has expressed disappointment with Region Five countries that failed to honour their commitment with the regional marathon.

Paralympics gold and silver medallist, Ananias Shikongo finished third against able-bodied runners in the sprints.
 
   
Disability-related honours handed to special school heads and service-providers
 
 DisabledGo     2017-06-26 kl. 16:16     547 words
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The Cabinet Office has defended the diversity of the UK honours system, despite the latest disability-related recipients being dominated by special school teachers and other professionals recognised for providing services to disabled people.

Another disabled person recognised with an MBE was wheelchair curler Angela Malone, who won a bronze medal at the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Games.
 
   
Ett pricksäkert val - Ellinor Axelsson Vaughn är Årets suring
 
 Vestmanlands Läns Tidning Premium     2017-06-26 kl. 16:11     670 words
 
Den unga tävlingsskytten Ellinor Axelsson Vaughn koras till Årets suring under Suradagarna, som bjuder på allt från mete till livemusik och dans. Så var det dags igen för Suradagarna.

Bland annat försvarade hon Sveriges och Suras färger i Paralympics.... Ellinor Axelsson Vaughn tävlade som 18-åring i 10-metersskytte i paralympics i Rio i fjol och var den yngsta skytten.... I maj 2018 är det VM, och hon hoppas skjuta så bra där att hon kvalar in till paralympics...
 
   
C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta
 
 BYM Product & Industry News     2017-06-26 kl. 16:03     1057 words
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Monday, 26 June 2017 That's a wrap for the 15th Clagett

Tingley, who is no stranger to the Clagett or the 2.4mR boat, won a Bronze medal in Rio at the 2016 Paralympic Games in the Sonar and decided to come to the 15th Clagett and race the 2.4mR this year.... In the 2008 Paralympics he won the Gold medal in the 2.4mR and has represented Canada at five Paralympic...

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Paralympic champion gives speech to Ashtead school pupils to...
 
 Surrey Mirror     2017-06-26 kl. 16:02     371 words
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Comments (0) Two Paralympic athletes have visited a school in Ashtead in the hope it would inspired some children to go and "win a gold medal".

Paralympic champion gives speech to Ashtead school pupils to...Comments (0) Two Paralympic athletes have visited a school in Ashtead in the hope it would inspired some children to go and "win a gold medal".Paralympians Georgina Hermitage and Sophia
 
   
Russian football official dismisses claim the 2014 World Cup squad is under
 
 The Independent     2017-06-26 kl. 15:58     480 words
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Vitaly Mutko, head of the Russian Football Union and the deputy prime minister, branded claims that Russia's 2014 World Cup squad is under investigation as 'nonsense'

Don't bother reading the English newspapers in the morning.” The McLaren report, commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and published last year, found that more than 1,000 athletes competing in summer, winter and Paralympic sports

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Twitterati offer Amitabh Bachchan tonnes of ‘solutions’ after his complaint on a Facebook glitch
 
 Indian Express     2017-06-26 kl. 15:55     602 words
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Amitabh Bachchan apparently can open his Facebook page fully, so he complained to Facebook on Twitter. Of course, his ever helpful fans came to his rescue with a whole bunch of solutions.

Be it looking horns with the or giving a befitting reply when someone tried to ridicule India’s achievement at Paralympics, he is a rockstar.

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Britain eye title defence at IWRF European Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-26 kl. 15:50     280 words
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Defending champions Britain will begin the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) European Championships tomorrow as the team to beat in Koblenz.

This is the same position they finished at the Rio 2016 Paralympics in September.... Their team for the continental event in the German city includes seven athletes from the Paralympic squad including world all-star Jonathan Coggan.
 
   
GB name World Para-Athletics captains
 
 BBC     2017-06-26 kl. 15:38     103 words
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Hollie Arnold and Dan Greaves have been named Great Britain's team captains for the World Para-Athletics Championships in London next month.

Hollie Arnold and Dan Greaves have been named Great Britain's team captains for the World Para-Athletics Championships in London next month.Paralympic...

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What happened to Sam Abel? Schoolboy who took his own life after being
 
 The Sun     2017-06-26 kl. 15:37     556 words
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The schoolboy's parents are now raising awareness of what happened to their son to try and spare other parents the heartbreak

abroad on a Paralympic ski meeting at the time I found out. “We used to go skiing as a family, because obviously I can't go skiing by myself so Sam used to come out and guide me.” Mark competed in the Invictus Games where Sam met Prince Harry.
 
   
Racermate Inc. Announces Discounted Replacement Parts Program for Computrainer Owners
 
 Sports Destination Management     2017-06-26 kl. 15:25     379 words
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RacerMate, a partner of USA Triathlon, discontinued its production of new CompuTrainer equipment in March and will no longer sell CompuTrainers once current inventory is exhausted.

Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
5 Facts About...Ananias Shikongo
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-26 kl. 15:01     222 words
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Namibian sprinter chasing T11 titles at London 2017. The Namibian visually impaired sprinter competes in the T11 class, where Para athletes wear a blindfold.

The Namibian visually impaired sprinter competes in the T11 class, where Para athletes wear a blindfold.Winner of the 200m T11 as well as 100m and 400m T11 bronze at the Rio 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
DIRECTOR DEALINGS: Science In Sport Executive Sells Shares
 
 London Stock Exchange     2017-06-26 kl. 14:38     105 words
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LONDON (Alliance News) - Science in Sport PLC Monday said Head of Ecommerce Mark Mckechnie sold 61,947 shares at a price of 78 pence per share Thursday Mckechnie's total shareholding was not disclosed.

Olympic and Paralympic National Lottery Funded Programmes, including Olympians Tom Bishop and Lucy Hall, Paralympian Alison Patrick and sibling Olympic champions Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee, as they prepare for the next Olympic and Paralympic

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USA’s Medell wants to bulk up
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-26 kl. 14:37     621 words
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Para taekwondo fighter steps up training to compete against world's best. The USA’s Para taekwondo fighter Evan Medell is taking on a fully load schedule to size up to his competitors.

mat,” said Medell. “He saw in my abilities, not my disability.” He noted that the USA did not have a Para taekwondo organisational structure when the sport was added to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic programme two years ago. “ Para Taekwondo is in
 
   
Rogel Alpher is wrong. The Maccabiah Games aren't racist
 
 Haaretz     2017-06-26 kl. 14:21     817 words
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The Maccabiah Games are a celebration of Jewish heritage and culture. And yes, they are exclusionary, in the same sense that not every athlete may compete in the Paralympics or the Gay Games (or the Women’s Islamic Games).

And yes, they are exclusionary, in the same sense that not every athlete may compete in the Paralympics or the Gay Games (or the Women’s Islamic Games).That does not make the Maccabiah Games racist.... Just as 'exclusionary' as the Paralympics, Gay Games...

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Atos launches Hoox for mission, an ultra-secure 4G communication solution for intervention forces
 
 SPi World News     2017-06-26 kl. 14:19     762 words
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World News: 13:00 GMT Monday 26th June 2017 . [ ] Paris, 26 June 2017 - Through its technology brand Bull, Atos announces Hoox for mission, its new 4G/LTE communication solution for intervention forces.

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.

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President Obama Thinks Abbey D'Agostino Is The Ideal American
 
 Ivy League Sports.com     2017-06-26 kl. 14:11     87 words
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Photo: James Lang - USA TODAY Sports Total Shares The 2016 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams were at the White House on Thursday, and the nicest person in American track got a shoutout from the president. Thanks for screengrabbing this, Chris.

Photo: James Lang - USA TODAY Sports Total Shares The 2016 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams were at the White House on Thursday, and the nicest person in American track got a shoutout from the president.
 
   
Lizzie Deignan Scoops the Win at National Road Championships
 
 Total Womens Cycling     2017-06-26 kl. 14:06     285 words
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We’ve been pretty excited to see how the National Road Championships would unfold in the wake of the OVO Energy Women’s Tour which took place earlier this month.

The first attempt to break free came from Paralympic silver medallist Crystal Lane-Wright (Aprire Bicycles/HSS Hire) but failed to hold a position.
 
   
First Para swimming coaches course to be held ahead of final World Series
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-26 kl. 13:59     397 words
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Five programmes introduced to increase number of qualified swimming professionals.

The courses, supported by the Agitos Foundation , the development arm of the International Paralympic Committee, through the 2016 Grand Support Programme (GSP), and its partner ‘The Foundation for Global Sports Development’, seek to increase the

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Polychronidis aims for gold at at boccia Euros
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-26 kl. 13:59     620 words
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4-time Paralympic medallist wants to improve on Rio 2016 performance. "Winning gold is the most difficult thing for an athlete to achieve and, of course, I have failed more times than I had succeeded.

4-time Paralympic medallist wants to improve on Rio 2016 performance.... Greece’s Grigorios Polychronidis has been training six hours every day with his sport assistant, Katerina, ever since he came home from the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro....

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JOA prez candidates in different weight classes Dear Editor,I find the contrast between Vishu Tolan and Christopher Samuda quite startling....
 
 Jamaica Observer     2017-06-26 kl. 12:56     351 words
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Dear Editor, I find the contrast between Vishu Tolan and Christopher Samuda quite startling. Tolan is seeking to be elected president of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) on Tuesday, June 27.

It is, too, a real concern that the Paralympics Association, led by Samuda, has not had an annual general meeting in four years, and the progress of the Paralympics Association falls short when measured against others.
 
   
Emergency closure of busy Derbyshire road
 
 Amber Valley Info     2017-06-26 kl. 12:48     3475 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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Minneapolis Hosting USA Volleyball Girls' Junior National Championships
 
 Sports Destination Management     2017-06-26 kl. 12:25     896 words
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USA Volleyball returns to Minneapolis for its 38 th annual USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships after hosting its Open National Championships at the Minneapolis Convention Center (MCC) this past May.

USA Volleyball has a rich tradition of success as evidenced by winning an Olympic medal in every Olympic Games since 1984, four Paralympic medals since 2004 and capturing numerous World Cup, World Championship and Continental Championship titles.
 
   
USA Triathlon Announces 2017 High School State Championships Calendar
 
 Sports Destination Management     2017-06-26 kl. 12:25     671 words
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USA Triathlon announced a calendar of 15 High School Triathlon State Championships spanning from June to December of 2017. The season features at least one state championship race in eight of USA Triathlon’s 10 Regions.

Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Wheelchair basketball Federation seeks help
 
 News Today     2017-06-26 kl. 12:18     815 words
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Chennaiite Madhavi Latha , president of Wheelchair Basketball Federation of India ( WBFI ), is a national Paralympic swimming champion.

Chennaiite Madhavi Latha , president of Wheelchair Basketball Federation of India ( WBFI ), is a national Paralympic swimming champion.She is also a wheelchair basketball player, and founder of “Yes We Too Can Movement” which promotes sports

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Ge Yang ready to move on
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-26 kl. 12:18     691 words
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5-time Paralympic champion may call time on international table tennis career. "It’s about being comfortable with my place in life and being happy beyond the sport.

5-time Paralympic champion may call time on international table tennis career.... China's five-time Paralympic champion is currently training with the Hebei provincial team in preparation for the ITTF Para Table Tennis Asian Championships (23-31 August),...
 
   
Media advisory: 2017 IPC General Assembly
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-26 kl. 12:18     413 words
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Media can now apply for accreditation for September’s General Assembly which will see the election of a new IPC President and Governing Board.

from 5-8 September is now open at: https://www.paralympic.org/events/general-assembly-2017/media-accreditation .... The 2017 Paralympic Sport and Media Awards, supported by Allianz, will be staged on the evening of 7 September.
 
   
Cannes Lions 2017: Fearless Girl, ‘We’re The Superhumans’ big winners at prestigious ad fest
 
 Firstpost.com     2017-06-26 kl. 11:36     421 words
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Cannes Lions, the global event that witnesses top creative marketing and advertising agencies coming together and setting the course for the future, wrapped up on 24 June 2017. Some genius advertisements swept the awards with their creative brilliance.

The film was released in tandem with the 2016 Paralympics and had some 140 individuals displaying exceptional grace and courage.
 
   
27% support Koike's 'Tomin First' party ahead of Tokyo election, 26% favor LDP: poll (2017/6/26)
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-06-26 kl. 11:21     613 words
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A total of 27 percent of people in a weekend poll who said they had "decided" or "pretty much decided" who they would vote for in the July 2 Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly election indicated they would support Gov.

Other responses included "employment and the economy" at 18 percent, "the Toyosu relocation issue" at 7 percent, and "preparation for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games" at 6 percent.
 
   
GB and Germany ones to watch at Euros
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-26 kl. 10:33     582 words
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Top teams competing at Koblenz to earn place at next year's wheelchair rubgy Worlds. Europe’s top wheelchair rugby teams meet in Koblenz, Germany this week at the IWRF 2017 European Division A Championships.

The Danes will be led by a new head coach Paralympic gold medalist Jason Regier, who inherits an experienced and powerful squad with a developing star in 3.5 Sebastien Fredericksen.
 
   
Job vacancy at World Sailing - Head of Training and Development
 
 Sailing.org     2017-06-26 kl. 10:18     467 words
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World Sailing, the world governing body for the sport, is currently advertising for a Head of Training and Development to be based at its new offices in London.

Background World Sailing is the world governing body for the sport of sailing, officially recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Sailing is responsible for: the promotion of the
 
   
From a Chinese Orphanage to the Paralympics: Challenged Track Athlete Scout Bassett
 
 NBC San Diego     2017-06-26 kl. 09:23     31 words
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P Paralympic athlete Scout Bassett has a truly amazing story. She made it from a Chinese orphanage all the way to UCLA and beyond. Sportswrap’s Bob Babbitt has the interview.

From a Chinese Orphanage to the Paralympics:... P Paralympic athlete Scout Bassett has a truly amazing story.