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Möt ridsporten i Almedalen
 
 Svenska Ridsportforbundet     2017-06-29 kl. 08:01     560 words
 
Kicki Ronnerberg-Bäckman och Helena Carlsson, vice ordförande i Svenska Ridsportförbundet följer utspelen.

Här kan du också höra Louise Etzner berätta om resan fram till hennes två bronsmedaljer vid paralympics i Rio de Janeiro 2016.... Sveriges största handikappidrott.
 
   
Mot Tokyo på hästryggen
 
 Upsala Nya Tidning     2017-06-29 kl. 05:00     905 words
 
Lyssna På torsdag tävlar Felicia Grimmenhag i Nordiska mästerskapen i paradressyr och därefter siktar hon mot Paralympics om tre år.

Lyssna På torsdag tävlar Felicia Grimmenhag i Nordiska mästerskapen i paradressyr och därefter siktar hon mot Paralympics om tre år.Det har varit en lång resa för Segerstaryttaren som efter en bilolycka förlorade båda sina ben men hittade
 
   
Dubbla svenska segrar i rullstolsrugby
 
 SVT Nyheter     2017-06-29 kl. 00:00     151 words
 
Publicerad: igår 23.43 Sverige har inlett EM i rullstolsrugby på bästa sätt. Segern i premiären mot Frankrike med knappa 47-46 följdes upp med 55-48 mot värdnationen Tyskland.

När vi väl är ikapp kontrollerade vi matchen på det vis vi ville och vi har en bra fungerande spelplan som vi höll oss till under matchen, säger svenske lagkaptenen Lars Varnerud till paralympics.se.
 
   
Här är de tolv VM-arenorna i Ryssland
 
 Aftonbladet     2017-06-28 kl. 22:40     1493 words
 
Med endast ett år kvar till fotbolls-VM i Ryssland börjar arenorna bli färdigställda. Men det har inte genomförts utan överraskningar och skandaler. Byggandet har kantats av rapporter om bland annat slavlika förhållanden och dödsfall.

â- Som arenans namn antyder så byggdes den för vinter-OS 2014 och Paralympics, då både invignings- och avslutningsceremonierna hölls här.
 
   
Nya nakentrenden i amerikansk idrott
 
 Dagens Nyheter - Login     2017-06-28 kl. 22:25     369 words
 
Tampa. Gravida tennisstjärnan Serena Williams och en rad andra amerikanska idro...

Tampa. Gravida tennisstjärnan Serena Williams och en rad andra amerikanska idro...
 
   
Surahammar är redo för fest
 
 Västerås Tidning     2017-06-28 kl. 11:35     268 words
 
På torsdag drar årets Suradagar igång. Bland annat uppträder kända artister som Mats Ronander och Black Jack. Dessutom delas priset Årets Suring ut till en riktigt träffsäker Suratjej.

Den som får priset i år är Ellinor Axelsson Vaughn, Paralympics-skytten som är från Surahammar.
 
   
Parastipendium till ridklubb
 
 Ridsport     2017-06-28 kl. 09:24     694 words
 
Sverige Förra året var det en skidklubb som tog hem det, men i år var det Lunds Civila RF. Klubben får 50 000 kronor för att göra ridning ännu mer tillgänligt för personer med funktionsnedsättning.

Bakom tillgänglighetsstipendiet står hiss- och rulltrappsföretaget Kone och Parasport Sverige.... Tillsammans med Parasport Sverige vill vi uppmuntra till och öka uppmärksamheten kring tillgänglighetsanpassningar som kan göras i eller utanför...
 
   
Hans Stergel (C): I Västmanland har antalet idrottande ungdomar ökat
 
 Vestmanlands Läns Tidning     2017-06-28 kl. 09:00     270 words
 
REPLIK. Kommentarer till Få Västmanlands ungdomar i rörelse redan i dag, VLT 23 juni.

Folkhälsa, integration, delaktighet, jämställdhet, parasport för att leva upp till varumärket "Idrottsstaden Västerås", vilket vi är på god väg att göra.
 
   
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National selection the goal for wheelchair rugby ace Ben Leaudais
 
 Northern Territory Government     2017-06-29 kl. 08:39     484 words
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Wheelchair rugby has proven to be both a past-time and a life-changer for Ben Leaudais. Three years ago, New South Welshmen Ben Leaudais was an apprentice carpenter, skateboarder and a drummer in a band.

"Having won gold at the Rio Paralympics, they're not resting on their laurels," He said.

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Raffle to help Nathan go for gold
 
 NewsMail     2017-06-29 kl. 08:12     88 words
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WHEELCHAIR athlete Nathan Donaldson is about to live his dream: putting on the green and gold and heading from Bundaberg to Switzerland to compete in the World Para Athlete Junior Championships.

Switzerland is the start of his international pathway to the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.
 
   
'Huge concerns about athlete welfare'
 
 BBC     2017-06-29 kl. 07:56     1153 words
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Dame Katherine Grainger, the incoming chair of UK Sport, says she has "huge concerns about athlete welfare". With a host of governing bodies embroiled in bullying allegations, Grainger told BBC Sport that things "need to improve".

However, the 41 year-old defended UK Sport's 'no-compromise' funding strategy, which allocates money according to medal potential, and has helped transform the country's Olympic and Paralympic fortunes.... UK sports 'thrown under bus' demand funding overhaul Grainger named new chair of UK Sport Financial risk UK Sport has distributed £345m to 31 Olympic and Paralympic...

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‘Unluckiest man in Ireland' to cycle 176km in five hours in aid of sick 12 year-old boy
 
 Irish Mirror     2017-06-29 kl. 07:33     611 words
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Elite para-cyclist Jerry Towey, dubbed the ‘unluckiest man in Ireland’- will attempt to push himself to the limit when he cycles 176km in five hours in aid of a sick 12 year-old boy.

Mayo League race More bad luck was to follow in 2016 as he targeted the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
 
   
Tokyo 2020 seeking to provide additional value to spectators at competition venues
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-29 kl. 07:03     452 words
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Tokyo 2020 chief technology innovation officer Eiji Uda hopes to provide added value to spectators attending events at the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Tokyo 2020 chief technology innovation officer Eiji Uda hopes to provide added value to spectators attending events at the Olympic and Paralympic Games.Uda believes technology which can been used to help calculate speed and distances could be

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Tokyo Daily News (web)
 
   
Nick Carroll On: Left Right Out
 
 Coastal Watch     2017-06-29 kl. 06:57     862 words
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Dean McSporren, Photo by ABC COASTALWATCH | NICK CARROLL FEATURE LEFT RIGHT OUT Dean McSporran’s quest to represent. It’s been a big few weeks for the International Surfing Association’s stand up paddle program.

Adaptive competition is surfing’s equivalent of the Paralympics — for surfers whose physical or mental impairments limit their ability to compete at the sport’s whole-body elite level.
 
   
The Echo and local clubs honoured at Swim Ireland awards
 
 Echo.ie     2017-06-29 kl. 06:37     301 words
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By Echo Reporter THE ECHO Newspaper together with Templeogue and Tallaght Swim Clubs were among those honoured at the annual Swim Ireland Awards Night in Titanic Belfast on Friday.

2015 World Championship Bronze medallist and 2016 Paralympic Games qualifier Ellen Keane collected the Disability Swimmer of the Year Award; Anne Burdis of Portmarnock Swimming Club was the first female to collect the Club Coach of the Year Award;
 
   
Minister to officially open Zimcare games
 
 Zimbabwe Chronicle     2017-06-29 kl. 05:58     196 words
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Tafadzwa Mutasa of Ratidzo finishes first in the 200m race at a record of 22 seconds followed by Homefields School’s Daniel Makuyana on 23 seconds

“The ZimCare Trust games will be officially opened and closed by the Minister of Sport and Recreation Makhosini Hlongwane tomorrow. “These games are important because they provide a platform to identify athletes that can compete in the Paralympic
 
   
London hospital transforming lives of patients with brain injuries awarded grant for sports programme
 
 London Bulletin     2017-06-29 kl. 05:50     841 words
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The UK’s oldest independent hospital and medical charity has received ?119k for a sports programme for people living with severe neurological disabilities.

It will include sessions of boccia -a Paralympic sport similar to boules, swimming activities and other mixed sports.
 
   
Japan Software Market Forecast, 2017?2021
 
 IDC     2017-06-29 kl. 05:15     286 words
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Document at a Glance Jun 2017 Doc # JPE41743817 Market Forecast Printed Page Length: 17 pages Number of Tables: 4 Number of Figures: 3 By:

style innovation, as well as the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics that will be held in 2020....businesses. It is vital for IT suppliers to develop and provide software and cloud solutions that will be able to quickly realize enterprise DX while capturing market opportunities, such as the hosting of Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
2016-17 Register Athletes of the Year: Hand’s Gabrielle Martin, Notre Dame-WH’s Nico Ragaini
 
 GameTime CT     2017-06-29 kl. 05:04     1685 words
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Introducing the 2016-17 @nhregister Athletes of the Year #ctgb #cthsfb #ctlax pic.twitter.

Paralympic Bronze Medalist, Swimming 2010-11 — Keith Allain, Yale Men’s Hockey Coach 2011-12 — Yale Women’s Hockey Team 2012-13 — Jonathan Quick, Hamden, Los Angeles Kings Goaltender 2013-14 — Yale Men’s Hockey Team 2014-15 — Tyler
 
   
Wichita teen dominates wheelchair tennis, ranks #1 in U.S.
 
 KSN     2017-06-29 kl. 03:18     338 words
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WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A Wichita teen has wheeled his way to greatness, clinching the number one spot in America. Casey Ratzlaff, 18, is strong, tenacious and most of all humble. “It still hasn’t sunk in. It’s wild,” said Casey Ratzlaff.

He said his goal is to go to the Paralympics in 2020.
 
   
U.S. Olympic Committee Seeks Voice in Paralympic Movement - ATRadio
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-29 kl. 03:15     461 words
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(ATR) Seven-time Paralympic medalist Muffy Davis tells Around the Rings she is ready to bring her passion for para sport to the International Paralympic Committee Governing Board. IPC Governing Board candidate Muffy Davis (U.S.

U.S. Olympic Committee Seeks Voice in Paralympic Movement -... ATRadio. (ATR) Seven-time Paralympic medalist Muffy Davis tells Around the Rings she is ready to bring her passion for para sport to the International Paralympic Committee Governing Board.

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Around The Rings (web)
 
   
Staunton makes solid Paralympic debut
 
 Echo.ie     2017-06-29 kl. 03:03     177 words
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By Stephen Leonard CIARA Staunton made a real go of it in her Paralympic Games debut in Rio, finishing 11th in the H2-3 Hand Cycling Time Trial.

Staunton makes solid Paralympic debut.... By Stephen Leonard CIARA Staunton made a real go of it in her Paralympic Games debut in Rio, finishing 11th in the H2-3 Hand Cycling Time Trial.The Tallaght woman, who is Ireland’s first ever female handcyclist...
 
   
Cancer can also be a great teacher
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-06-29 kl. 02:56     827 words
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A BOMBSHELL has again been dropped, hardly two months after my colon cancer surgery. However, it failed to “detonate” due to some mechanism default. It remains passive. A CT scan indicated that I was the victim of a deadly liver cancer this time.

I am confident of securing a gold medal if it is taken into account as a Paralympic Games event!
 
   
Can Triathlon Handle Mechanical Doping?
 
 Lava Magazine     2017-06-29 kl. 02:43     1463 words
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By Chris Foster For years, the idea of tiny motors secretly hidden in bikes was the stuff of urban legends. Like bigfoot or the chupacabra, it made sense that they could be out there, but no one had any proof.

While USAT is still figuring out how to implement testing, the ITU carried out tests last year during the Olympic and Paralympic games as well as the WTS Grand Final in Cozumel.
 
   
Disabled passenger forced by Japanese airline to crawl up stairs to board plane
 
 The Guardian     2017-06-29 kl. 02:37     424 words
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Vanilla Air apologises after staff prevent friends from assisting member of a disability non-profit organisation An airline in Japan has apologised to a disabled passenger who was forced to crawl up a flight of stairs to board his plane.

Other airlines in Japan, which will host the Paralympics in 2020, said they permitted staff to carry wheelchair-using passengers aboard when lifts were not available.Justin McCurry.

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Turkey wins second gold in World Taekwondo
 
 Daily Sabah     2017-06-29 kl. 01:37     253 words
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After Nur Tatar Askari won a gold medal in the 2017 World Taekwondo Championship on Tuesday in South Korea, another Turkish athlete repeated the same success yesterday.

Since para-taekwondo is included in the Paralympics for 2020, the World Taekwondo Federation is struggling for this sport to make progress.
 
   
Road to recovery runs through Chicago for veterans in Warrior Games
 
 Chicago Sun-Times     2017-06-29 kl. 01:30     386 words
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Every military veteran who competes in the annual Warrior Games, a Paralympic-style competition being held this year in Chicago, has overcome devastating injuries and illness. Come out to cheer them, if you can.

Every military veteran who competes in the annual Warrior Games, a Paralympic-style competition being held this year in Chicago, has overcome devastating injuries and illness.... He hopes to compete in cycling in the 2020 Paralympics.
 
   
Sport: Tahiti, NZ, Australia excel at Va'a World Champs
 
 Radio New Zealand     2017-06-29 kl. 01:25     179 words
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Tahiti, New Zealand and Australia have dominated the early races at the inaugural Va'a World Distance Championships in French Polynesia.

Photo: Va'a News Tahiti Of the 16 titles awarded during the event, four will be for disabled athletes in the Para Va'a competition.
 
   
Lilly King Puts Tough Year Aside And Remains The Dominant American 200-Meter Breaststroke Swimmer
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-29 kl. 01:25     518 words
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, 7:02 p.m. (ET) Lilly King competes in the women's 200-meter breaststroke at the 2017 Phillips 66 National Championships & World Championship Trials at Indiana University Natatorium on June 28, 2017 in Indianapolis.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
11 sports join forces to revolt in new call for UK Sport to reverse cuts
 
 The Telegraph     2017-06-29 kl. 01:24     686 words
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Ben Rumsby 29 June 2017 • 12:01am The biggest ever revolt against Great Britain's ‘no compromise' Olympic and Paralympic medal-winning formula will be reignited on Thursday when 11 sports snubbed by funding chiefs call for new UK Sport chairman Dame Katherine Grainger to scrap the policy.

Ben Rumsby 29 June 2017 • 12:01am The biggest ever revolt against Great Britain's ‘no compromise' Olympic and Paralympic medal-winning formula will be reignited on Thursday when 11 sports snubbed by funding chiefs call for new UK Sport chairman

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Britain move step closer to fourth consecutive men's IWBF European Championships title
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-29 kl. 01:14     304 words
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Britain remain on course for a fourth consecutive men's International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) European Championships title as they beat The Netherlands to reach the final in Tenerife.

Britain, who thrashed Poland in their quarter-final, will be confident of retaining their crown and continuing their build-up to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games with another continental gold medal.
 
   
UK Sport faces revolt from 11 sports governing bodies over funding cuts
 
 The Guardian     2017-06-29 kl. 01:03     504 words
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• ‘Disenfranchised’ sports criticise obsession with medal targets • Governing bodies of badminton, basketball and fencing among critics A mass

Concerns have been raised over more than a third of UK Sport-funded governing bodies over the most recent four-year cycles for the winter and summer Olympic and Paralympic Games....together to claim athletes with a real chance of winning Olympic and Paralympic...

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Yahoo! Sports UK and Ireland (web) - Tokyo Daily News (web) - BBC (web) - BBC (web) - BBC (web)
 
   
WADA partially lifts Russian anti-doping agency ban
 
 KenyanNews.co.ke     2017-06-29 kl. 00:55     370 words
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Russia was banned from international athletics after evidence emerged of state-sponsored doping © AFP/File / GABRIEL BOUYS MOSCOW, Russian

Russian sport. The scandal also led to Russian track and field athletes being barred from the Rio Olympics last year following a ban from the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and the complete ban of the country’s Paralympic...
 
   
Weekend guide: Pink Dot 2017, Britney Live, many more
 
 Yahoo! Singapore     2017-06-29 kl. 00:39     1247 words
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The June holidays might be over, but there are plenty of events this weekend that will bring you back into the holiday mood, even if just for a while. From the annual Pink Dot event to concerts, fairs and races, you are spoiled for choice. 1.

Event-goers can also look forward to a performance by singer Nathan Hartono, who is one of the ambassadors this year, alongside television performer Ebi Shankara and Paralympic swimmer Theresa Goh.
 
   
Thirteen USA Shooting Athletes Get Their Moment during Gallery of Guns Season 8 that Begins Thursday
 
 USA Shooting.org     2017-06-28 kl. 23:56     770 words
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) Thirteen USA Shooting athletes will get their USA Shooting Moment in a one-minute featured segment when Gallery of Guns Television kicks off its eighth season Thursday night at 9:30 pm ET on The Sportsman Channel.

Other featured athletes will include (in this order):  2016 Paralympian Tricia Downing (Denver, Colorado); 2016 Junior Olympic champion Jared Desrosiers (Swansea, Massachusetts); two-time reigning national champion in Trap Ashley Carroll (Solvang,
 
   
Great Canadian achievements in sport
 
 Worldnews EasyBranches     2017-06-28 kl. 23:48     1562 words
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There’s definitely a love and passion for athletics in Canada – from hosting Olympic Games to winning Stanley Cups and World Series to producing some of the greatest athletes to ever compete in their respective sports.

Five years after the ‘Marathon of Hope’, Rick Hansen, arguably one of Canada’s most famous Paralympic athletes, and a friend of Fox’s, made his own historic journey on the ‘The Man in Motion World Tour’.
 
   
Lake Placid beats St Moritz to win bid for 2021 IBSF World Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-28 kl. 23:08     523 words
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Lake Placid in the United States has been awarded the International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Championships in 2021, it was announced today.

The importance of the Championships is set to grow each year as the sport prepares for its debut on the Paralympic programme at Beijing in 2022.  Another event awarded today was the 2018 IBSF Congress to Rome.  It will be the 13th time the Italian
 
   
Q&A with Karen Hillyer, Chair of the Erb’s Palsy Group
 
 Ison harrison solicitors     2017-06-28 kl. 23:01     1363 words
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Posted on Wednesday 28th June 2017 With Erbs Palsy Awareness Week in full swing, we thought now was a good time to interview a lady who is helping

triumph in the sports world – Matt who didn’t engage in sports until 2012 at the age of 15, suddenly discovered he was good at cycling and running and who now represents Team GB at the Paralympics, Alex who is a top class climber and has won
 
   
Paralympian speaks at local high schools
 
 Free Press     2017-06-28 kl. 22:58     902 words
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Paralympian Josh Dueck toured Elk Valley high schools last week, talking to students about how he realized his dreams without the use of his legs.

Paralympian speaks at local high schools.... Paralympian Josh Dueck toured Elk Valley high schools last week, talking to students about how he realized his dreams without the use of his legs.On June 14, he spoke at Elkford Secondary School about the...
 
   
English educator calls speaking paramount
 
 The Japan News     2017-06-28 kl. 22:42     1261 words
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By Fumiko Endo / The Japan News Staff Writer With only three years remaining before the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, enthusiasm for studying English seems be on the rise.

By Fumiko Endo / The Japan News Staff Writer With only three years remaining before the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, enthusiasm for studying English seems be on the rise.Tetsuya Yasukochi, an English lecturer at Toshin High School, a
 
   
Nya nakentrenden i amerikansk idrott
 
 Dagens Nyheter - Login     2017-06-28 kl. 22:25     369 words
 
Tampa. Gravida tennisstjärnan Serena Williams och en rad andra amerikanska idro...

Tampa. Gravida tennisstjärnan Serena Williams och en rad andra amerikanska idro...
 
   
Hoxton Shoreditch Hosts Reception for '2017 World Para Athletics Championships' Artists with Disabilities Friday 7-9 p.m. July 30th June 23, 2017The public is invited to the reception for VISION artists, with disabilit?ies, and ACTION FOR CHILDREN 7-9pm F
 
 PRWeb     2017-06-28 kl. 22:20     563 words
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Peter Mackeonis said "We are thrilled to be supporting this talented group of artists, to show that those with disabilities have much to offer our

Peter Mackeonis commented, “ Our M4M program was born during the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics when we arranged for a mural to be painted on SAW to promote Paralympian, the Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson's, “Access All Areas” cause.
 
   
TD Ameritrade Institutional Gathers Leading Technology Innovators to Take Veo One® to the Next Level
 
 Business Wire     2017-06-28 kl. 22:19     1166 words
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SAN DIEGO--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Many hands make light work, the saying goes, so it follows that bringing together dozens of innovators can lead to game-changing technology for independent advisors.

Olympic and Paralympic Teams, as well as an official sponsor of the National Football League for the 2016 season, TD Ameritrade has time and again been recognized as a leader in investment services.

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TD Ameritrade : Institutional Gathers Leading Technology Innovators to Take Veo One® to the Next Level
 
 4 Traders     2017-06-28 kl. 22:17     1118 words
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Many hands make light work, the saying goes, so it follows that bringing together dozens of innovators can lead to game-changing technology for independent advisors.

Olympic and Paralympic Teams, as well as an official sponsor of the National Football League for the 2016 season, TD Ameritrade has time and again been recognized as a leader in investment services.

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Stockwatch (web) - Avanza Bank AB (web)
 
   
ESPY Awards: Jon Stewart to Present Air Force Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro With Pat Tillman Award
 
 Hollywood Reporter     2017-06-28 kl. 22:04     518 words
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Del Toro defied the odds after surviving an explosion in Afghanistan to become a world-class athlete. Jon Stewart will present U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro with the Pat Tillman Award for Service at the 2017 ESPY Awards.

paralympic-style sport competition created by Prince Harry for wounded, injured or sick servicemen and women.
 
   
Calling all heroes!
 
 North East Connected     2017-06-28 kl. 21:30     411 words
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CALVERT TRUST KIELDER is looking for ‘everyday superheroes’ to take part in the UK’s first mass-participation event aimed at encouraging those with disabilities to get into sport.

Calling all heroes!CALVERT TRUST KIELDER is looking for ‘everyday superheroes’ to take part in the UK’s first mass-participation event aimed at encouraging those with disabilities to get into sport.Launched by British Paralympian Sophia Warner,
 
   
LA 2024 Announces Annual Green Medal Awards Sports Sustainability Contest...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-28 kl. 21:09     493 words
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LA 2024 today announces a national annual sports sustainability contest called the LA 2024 Green Medal Awards to encourage American sports teams,

venue operators and other sports organizations to adopt cutting-edge sustainability practices throughout the build-up to the Olympic and Paralympic Games.... The Awards would be held annually during the years preceding the LA Olympic and Paralympic...

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HUUB adds Hannah Cockroft to athlete roster, with new Tana apparel range
 
 Triathlonbusiness.com     2017-06-28 kl. 20:48     367 words
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Apparel specialist HUUB has come to the aid of Paralympian athlete Hannah Cockroft MBE to provide training kit to match her exact requirements.

Apparel specialist HUUB has come to the aid of Paralympian athlete Hannah Cockroft MBE to provide training kit to match her exact requirements.‘Hurricane Hannah’ announced her need for a kit sponsor on her return from the Rio 2016 Paralympics
 
   
Boost for African Para sport development
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-28 kl. 20:38     252 words
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Benin hosts first OCP launch meeting in French. The development of Para sport in Africa has received a boost, with the introduction of the Agitos Foundation 's Organisational Capacity Programme (OCP), supported by worldwide partner Toyota.

organised by the development arm of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), in Cotonou, Benin, from 10-11 June.... Leadership representatives from the National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) of Mali, Burkina Faso, Togo, Benin, Senegal, Guinea, Ivory...
 
   
Los Angeles To Host Team USA Awards Presented By Dow, Best Of The Year
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-28 kl. 20:07     846 words
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, 12:34 p.m. (ET) Hosts George Lopez and Eva Longoria Parker speak onstage at the 2009 ALMA Awards held at Royce Hall on Sept. 17, 2009 in Los Angeles.

17, 2009 in Los Angeles.LOS ANGELES – The 2017 Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of the Year, will take place at Royce Hall on UCLA’s campus – LA 2024’s proposed Olympic and Paralympic Village – on Nov....   Female Olympic Athlete of the Year, presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods Male Olympic Athlete of the Year Olympic Team of the Year, presented by Dow Female Paralympic Athlete of the Year Male Paralympic Athlete of the Year Paralympic...
 
   
On your bikes to the officially opened Quay Zone
 
 Carrick Herald     2017-06-28 kl. 20:06     124 words
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GIRVAN’S Quay Zone officially opened at the weekend and British Paralympian and World champion wheel chair curler Angie Malone MBE opened the centre.

GIRVAN’S Quay Zone officially opened at the weekend and British Paralympian and World champion wheel chair curler Angie Malone MBE opened the centre.  Ms Malone was with general manager, Peter Linton and chairman of South Carrick Community
 
   
Wagner, Purdy Among PyeongChang Hopefuls To Appear In Bridgestone Marketing Efforts
 
 Sports Business Daily     2017-06-28 kl. 19:42     90 words
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/Marketing and Sponsorship By , Staff Writer Published June 28, 2017 IOC TOP sponsor Bridgestone has selected a group of five Team USA hopefuls for the '18 PyeongChang Games to anchor its marketing campaign.

PyeongChang Games to anchor its marketing campaign.The athletes are figure skaters Ashley Wagner and Nathan Chen, bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor and Paralympic snowboarders Amy Purdy and Evan Stron...

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Sneakers and friends compete around the world
 
 Gulf Islands Driftwood     2017-06-28 kl. 19:38     580 words
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As summer approaches, Salt Spring Sneakers and their affiliates will be found far afield competing, travelling or both.

Murby, who represented Canada at the Paralympics in Rio last year, is now training for upcoming world championships in London, England.Contributed Article.
 
   
“To Have Hard, Factual Data Coming Back… is Really Important for Me” says GB Rower Helen Glover
 
 SAS     2017-06-28 kl. 19:30     657 words
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Helen Glover at Royal Albert Dock Trust at an event organised by SAS, the official analytics partner of British Rowing.

Rowing has a proud history as one of GB’s most successful Olympic sports producing World, Olympic and Paralympic champions from across the UK.
 
   
Bridgestone Backs Five U.S. Hopefuls on the Road to PyeongChang 2018
 
 35 WSEE     2017-06-28 kl. 19:21     770 words
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SOURCE Bridgestone Americas, Inc. World's largest tire and rubber company targets performance, perseverance in Team Bridgestone USA athletes NASHVILLE, Tenn.

With encouragement from her parents, Meyers Taylor Amy Purdy was an inspiration to people around the world long before her bronze medal performance at the Paralympic Winter Games Sochi 2014.... Paralympics through 2024.

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Climbing The Ranks, Jackie Galloway Earns Silver At World Taekwondo Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-28 kl. 18:22     233 words
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, 10:19 a.m. (ET) Jackie Galloway celebrates after defeating Gwladys Epangue of France during the women's +67 kg. bronze-medal contest at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 at Carioca Arena 3 on Aug. 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

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Bridgestone Backs Five U.S. Hopefuls on the Road to PyeongChang 2018
 
 WorldNetDaily     2017-06-28 kl. 18:15     1426 words
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. , June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

on the road to the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.... With a combined five Olympic and Paralympic medals, these world-class athletes have demonstrated the ability to overcome obstacles and perform when it matters most – a cornerstone...

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Athletes arrive in Chicago for Warrior Games
 
 WLS Chicago     2017-06-28 kl. 18:13     132 words
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- About 200 veterans and active duty personnel arrived Wednesday morning at O'Hare International Airport, all of them pumped for the Paralympic-style Warrior Games to start on Friday in Chicago.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- About 200 veterans and active duty personnel arrived Wednesday morning at O'Hare International Airport, all of them pumped for the Paralympic-style Warrior Games to start on Friday in Chicago.Groups of athletes were greeted at a USO...
 
   
Reveller caught in nightclub with knife sticking out of trousers
 
 Amber Valley Info     2017-06-28 kl. 18:08     3459 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
 
   
Duke of Edinburgh took £18K royal train trip to Devon
 
 DevonLive.com     2017-06-28 kl. 17:59     478 words
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The Duke of Edinburgh ran up a bill of more than £18,000 by taking the royal train on a trip to Devon, figures have revealed.

"These included major national events including the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, the unveiling of the Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial on Victoria Embankment, and celebrating the success of Team GB at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio.

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Who is Nikki Fox? Watchdog Live presenter and award-winning journalist who suffers from muscular dystrophy
 
 Irish Sun     2017-06-28 kl. 17:55     360 words
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Nikki will be back on our screens tonight, but what do we know about her? WATCHDOG returns tonight, which means presenter Nikki Fox will be back on our screens. But who exactly is the award-winning journalist? Here’s what we know. Who is Nikki Fox?

Her role saw her cover the Paralympics and in addition to this, she signed up to co-present Watchdog Live last year.
 
   
Paralympic gold medallist confident of success at IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Cup
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-28 kl. 17:17     347 words
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Seven-time Paralympic champion Yu Chui Yee of Hong Kong says she is in the best possible shape to achieve a podium finish at the upcoming International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) Wheelchair Fencing World Cup in Warsaw.

Paralympic gold medallist confident of success at IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Cup.... Seven-time Paralympic champion Yu Chui Yee of Hong Kong says she is in the best possible shape to achieve a podium finish at the upcoming International Wheelchair and...
 
   
Paralympic Medal Winner to sail and coach
 
 Yachts and Yachting Online     2017-06-28 kl. 17:14     411 words
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at Volvo Noble Marine RS200 Nationals by Sally Campbell today at 3:53 pm 25-31 August 2017 Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell sailing © Paul Wyeth /

Paralympic Medal Winner to sail and coach. at Volvo Noble Marine RS200 Nationals by Sally Campbell today at 3:53 pm 25-31 August 2017 Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell sailing © Paul Wyeth /. ...British Sailing Team With the Volvo Noble Marine
 
   
Kelly Clarkson Will 'Annihilate' Blake Shelton on 'The Voice'
 
 KEAN-FM     2017-06-28 kl. 17:04     309 words
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Rick Diamond (2), Blake Shelton , be warned:  Kelly Clarkson is going to annihilate you on The Voice. During an interview with the Chicago Tribune , Clarkson promised an exciting Season 14 for viewers.

It’s the official kickoff of the paralympic-style competition, which hosts around 265 competing wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans. “I guess it will be a precursor for The Voice .

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IOC Urges Tokyo 2020 Not To ‘Scare Off’ Future Olympic Hosts And To Further Cut Costs
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-06-28 kl. 17:00     674 words
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(GamesBids Photo) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) noted positive progress towards reducing the organizing costs for the Tokyo 2020

(GamesBids Photo) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) noted positive progress towards reducing the organizing costs for the Tokyo 2020. ...Olympic and Paralympic Games, but at the start of a three-day Coordination Commission visit to the
 
   
Inspiring video montage captures 10 great Canadian stories
 
 Benzinga.com     2017-06-28 kl. 16:58     365 words
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For July 1 celebrations, revisit 10 unforgettable moments from the last 50 years through the lens of our Canada 150 stamps OTTAWA , JUNE 28, 2017

Paralympic medallists Arnold Boldt and Lauren Woolstencroft unveiled a stamp celebrating the Paralympic movement in Canada , including the 1976 Paralympic Summer Games in Toronto and the 2010 Paralympic...

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US Paralympic champions nominated for 2017 ESPYs
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-28 kl. 16:58     335 words
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Awards recognise sporting achievements during 2016.

US Paralympic champions nominated for 2017 ESPYs.... Awards recognise sporting achievements during 2016.Ten US Paralympic and world champions have been nominated for ESPN’s 2017 ESPYs Awards in the ‘Best Male Athlete with a Disability’ and ‘Best Female...
 
   
How to watch the Harry Jerome International Track Classic
 
 Canadian Running     2017-06-28 kl. 16:45     592 words
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Andre De Grasse in the men’s 100m at the 2016 Harry Jerome International Track Classic. Photo: David McColm. Canadians will see stars like Andre De Grasse and Melissa Bishop compete on home soil on Wednesday evening.

under (Girls) 9:54 Province of BC 4 X 100m Relay Gr 7/2004 & under (Boys) 9:58 TSN 3,000m (Men) 10:30 Vancouver Sun 100m Special Olympics (Women) 10:35 TELUS 100m Special Olympics (Men) 10:40 TSN 100m Paralympic 10:47 TELUS 200m (Women) 10:52
 
   
LimbPower releases series of exercise videos for amputees
 
 DisabledGo     2017-06-28 kl. 16:42     3902 words
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- 28 Jun 2017 LimbPower releases series of exercise videos for amputees LimbPower releases a series of short exercise and fitness videos for amputees.

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Good News: Ad Spend to Grow in 2017 and Accelerate in 2018
 
 Printing Impressions     2017-06-28 kl. 16:34     349 words
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There’s good news on the horizon for those in the print space involved with ad spend dollars — marketing and advertising campaigns — especially in the out-of-home sector (OOH).

Aegis(Carat) and Magna Global mention that global conditions are set to improve in 2018 with major events such as the Winter Olympics & Paralympics in South Korea, the FIFA World Cup in Russia and the US Congressional elections partly driving ad
 
   
EXCLUSIVE: Jon Stewart to Present Service Award to Disabled Veteran and Invictus Gold Medalist at 2017 ESPYs
 
 Yahoo! Singpore She     2017-06-28 kl. 16:24     293 words
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ET can exclusively confirm that the former Daily Show host will present U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro with the Pat Tillman Award for Service at the 2017 ESPY Awards next month.

Paralympic gold medal sled hockey player and Purple Heart recipient Josh Sweeney, as well as former Notre Dame basketball player, Iraq war veteran and Purple Heart recipient Danielle Green, and heralded paraswimmer and Iraq war veteran Sgt.

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Paralympic hero Andy Lewis hospitalised after hitting dog on bike at 35mph
 
 GloucestershireLive.co.uk     2017-06-28 kl. 16:10     600 words
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Paralympic hero Andy Lewis has been involved in another road accident 16 years after the bike crash which led to his being leg amputated. The amputee believes his helmet saved his life but says he cannot believe he has to go through it all again.

Paralympic hero Andy Lewis hospitalised after hitting dog on bike at 35mph.... Paralympic hero Andy Lewis has been involved in another road accident 16 years after the bike crash which led to his being leg amputated.... Andy Lewis of Lydney is training for the paralympics...
 
   
Skeleton-Yarnold criticises omission of Russian sliders from anti-doping checks
 
 Economic Times     2017-06-28 kl. 16:06     250 words
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June 28 (Reuters) - British Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold has criticised the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) for failing to include any Russian skeleton athletes on the anti-doping checklist.

more than 1,000 Russian athletes competing in summer, winter and paralympic sport were involved in or benefited from an institutional conspiracy to conceal positive doping tests.

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A commemorative walk for the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games
 
 El Digital D Barcelona     2017-06-28 kl. 15:52     144 words
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sees the arrival of a new Barnatresc walk, this time held on Olympic Day (23 June). This year’s edition is part of the commemorative events for the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Barcelona Olympic and Paralympic Games .

This year’s edition is part of the commemorative events for the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Barcelona Olympic and Paralympic Games .Participants, then, will be setting off at 9.30 am to cover several sites in the city and sculptural elements
 
   
Paralympian Becca Meyers Nominated For Another ESPY Award
 
 Big News Network     2017-06-28 kl. 15:37     32 words
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was once again named a nominee for the 2017 ESPYs Best Female Athlete with a Disability Award. The Diplomats' All-American swimmer previously won the accolade in 2015.

Paralympian Becca Meyers Nominated For Another ESPY Award. was once again named a nominee for the 2017 ESPYs Best Female Athlete with a Disability Award.
 
   
5 Facts About...Abdellatif Baka
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-28 kl. 15:29     157 words
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What you need to know about Algeria's gold medal contender at London 2017. Algerian Abdellatif Baka goes for gold in the men’s 1,500m T13 at July’s World Para Athletics Championships. What do you know about the 23-year-old?

5) The Paralympic champion has a twin brother Fouad, who will race in the 800m T13 in London – Fouad finished fourth behind his brother in Rio.
 
   
Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed railway to be finished by end of 2019
 
 SINA     2017-06-28 kl. 15:23     172 words
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shows the construction site of a grand bridge across Beijing-Baotou railway, which is a section of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed railway line in Huailai County of Zhangjiakou, north China's Hebei Province.

north China's Hebei Province.Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed railway, a major transportation project for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, is expected to be finished by the end of 2019.

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New Toronto office highlights Canadian-specific announcements at Toronto Sage Summit
 
 Channelbuzz     2017-06-28 kl. 15:02     995 words
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Sage also announced new data from a survey they commissioned about small business in Canada, and pledged to work to bring together groups to lobby on their customers' behalf.

stressed. Kelly emphasized Sage’s support for the Invictus Games, an event created by Prince Harry of the British royal family, which brings together wounded, sick and disabled military veterans in a Paralympics-type event.
 
   
McGillivary hoping to help lead Ireland CP team to Rio 2016
 
 Echo.ie     2017-06-28 kl. 14:46     458 words
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BRIAN McGillivary is hoping the Ireland team currently taking part in the Cerebral Palsy Football 7-a-side World Championships can avoid the heartbreak suffered in this same competition four years ago.

was part of that squad that missed out on qualification for the London Paralympics after slipping up against the United States in a World Championship match....the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.... While the team did suffer a heavy 8-1 defeat at the hands of reigning Paralympic...
 
   
Moving forward with steady strokes in paralympic sports medicine
 
 British Journal of Sports Medicine     2017-06-28 kl. 14:14     774 words
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We have just returned from the 5th IOC World Conference on Prevention of Illness and Injuries in Sport in Monaco.

Moving forward with steady strokes in paralympic sports medicine....the workshops. The new sessions on Paralympic sports medicine were highlights for many of us.... The extra challenges of taking care of paralympic athletes are highlighted by Melbourne’s...
 
   
Should Markus Rehm be permitted to compete in the long jump at the Olympic Games?
 
 British Journal of Sports Medicine     2017-06-28 kl. 14:14     178 words
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Introduction On 30 May 2016, Markus Rehm (MR), the outstanding Paralympic long jumper whose personal best would have won gold at the London Olympics, 1 announced his desire to participate in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games to the world's media.

Should Markus Rehm be permitted to compete in the long jump at the Olympic Games?Introduction On 30 May 2016, Markus Rehm (MR), the outstanding Paralympic long jumper whose personal best would have won gold at the London Olympics, 1 announced his
 
   
Charles' Paralympian dream
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-28 kl. 14:03     353 words
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Field athlete wants to be Grenada's first Paralympic competitor.

Charles' Paralympian dream.... Field athlete wants to be Grenada's first Paralympic competitor.The Grenada Paralympic Committee may have just joined the Paralympic family as a provisional member early this year, but one of the country’s Para athletes...
 
   
Sportspage cover story: O Canada!
 
 SportsOttawa.com     2017-06-28 kl. 13:35     1807 words
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Ottawa welcomes cycling, athletics & triathlon nationals around Canada’s 150th July 24, 2015: Sekou Kaba of Canada competing in the Men’s 110m hurdles during the Toronto 2015 Pan America Games in Canada.

A number of other top contenders from Ottawa will race at the cycling nationals, including 2016 Canadian elite men’s time trial silver medallist Alex Cataford and 4-time Paralympian Robbi Weldon, who’s coming off silver and bronze medals at a
 
   
Coordination Commission happy with proposed site for Tokyo 2020 urban cluster
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-28 kl. 13:12     503 words
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Tokyo 2020’s proposed site for urban sports action at the Olympic Games has been given the approval of Coordination Commission chairman John Coates, with the Australian suggesting the possibility of the public attempting sports after competition.

Under current proposals, skateboarding and sport climbing would take place at the location during the Olympics, while football five-a-side would be held at the site during the Paralympic Games.

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Pistorius' 400m world record set in 2011 smashed by American
 
 Africa News Hub     2017-06-28 kl. 12:52     33 words
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American Blake Leeper broke South African Oscar Pistorius’s T43 paralympic world record in the 400 metres when he ran 45.25 seconds at the U.S. athletics championships on Friday, officials said.

American Blake Leeper broke South African Oscar Pistorius’s T43 paralympic world record in the 400 metres when he ran 45.25 seconds at the U.S. athletics championships on Friday, officials said.
 
   
Going Underground: Dylan Foster Evans puts Welsh-language Cardiff on the map
 
 Cardiff University     2017-06-28 kl. 12:35     477 words
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An underground map to be published today (28 June) will show Cardiff as never seen before offering unique views on the capital’s past and present.

map. It will uncover some of Cardiff’s oldest, original Welsh names whilst also paying homage to some of the capital’s greats, from singer Geraint Jarman to paralympian Tanni Grey-Thompson.
 
   
What time is Great British Menu on BBC Two tonight, who are the judges and how does the cooking contest work?
 
 Irish Sun     2017-06-28 kl. 12:25     443 words
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A host of professional chefs are competing to get their dish included in this year's lavish Wimbledon banquet WITH just two more courses to go before the Great British Menu banquet, the eight regional champions are running out of chances to taste glory.

Regular judges Oliver Peyton, Andi Oliver and Matthew Fort are tonight joined by Gordon Reid, Paralympic gold medallist at the first ever winner of the Wimbledon men’s singles wheelchair event.

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Hindustan Times launches first edition of Game Changer Awards
 
 Agencyfaqs!     2017-06-28 kl. 12:23     386 words
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Media Brief National, June 23, 2017 Hindustan Times recently organized the Game Changer Awards to recognize those who have made extraordinary contribution to society and set precedence in their field.

Those felicitated include eminent personalities Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore (Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting), Deepa Malik (Paralympic medallist), Rana Daggubatti (Actor, Baahubali), Rahul Sharma (Micromax co-founder),
 
   
Blake Leeper Breaks Pistorius’ T43 World Record
 
 O&P Edge     2017-06-28 kl. 12:06     125 words
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Home > Articles > June 27, 2017 On June 22, Paralympic sprinter Patrick "Blake" Leeper became the first person with bilateral lower-limb

Home > Articles > June 27, 2017 On June 22, Paralympic...
 
   
Is the 21st Century Woman represented at Cannes?
 
 DecisionMarketing     2017-06-28 kl. 11:43     804 words
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Last week, Cannes organisers Ascential announced that they are launching an advisory committee ‘to help shape the future’ of International Festival of Creativity.

Be single-minded Whether it’s the message that there’s no limit to what Paralympians can achieve in Channel 4’s ‘We Are Superhumans’ or the boldness of ‘Fearless Girl’ – commissioned by State Street Global Advisors through McCann New
 
   
Third time lucky for Skarstein
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-28 kl. 11:12     518 words
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Norwegian skiier hoping for PyeongChang success after rowing disappointment at Rio. The ability to compete in two sports is something that is largely unique to Para sport.

But I ended up with a silver medal.” This could prove a useful experience, as she knows Paralympic seasons can be full of surprises. “Having been through two Paralympics, I know a Paralympic season is different.... We’re starting in Paris before heading south!” The Paralympic...
 
   
Workout Wednesday: Belgium's Peter Genyn
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-28 kl. 11:12     845 words
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Double Paralympic champion shares his daily regime ahead of London 2017. Wheelchair racer Peter Genyn received a hero’s welcome when he returned home to Belgium after winning two gold medals at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games .

Double Paralympic champion shares his daily regime ahead of London 2017.... Wheelchair racer Peter Genyn received a hero’s welcome when he returned home to Belgium after winning two gold medals at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games .It’s no wonder – the...
 
   
Olympic Landscapes
 
 Architonic     2017-06-28 kl. 09:54     1583 words
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Among and around the buildings that will house hockey players and hurdlers, cyclists and swimmers throughout the duration of this summer’s Olympic

statement stadia and triumphal sculptures emerging in London’s Olympic Park, the nearby Olympic and Paralympic Village is quietly being readied to receive the 23,000 athletes and officials who will be located there during this summer’s epochal
 
   
Sporting Chance?: the challenge of legacy-building in ...
 
 Architonic     2017-06-28 kl. 09:54     1942 words
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As the cost of hosting major sporting events continues to rise, the need for something positive to be left behind once the fun and games are over becomes ever more vital.

spent on the architecture and infrastructure required to house the events and the 23,000 athletes and officials who will participate in the Olympic and Paralympic Games.... The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) hopes...
 
   
Bobby White remains upbeat on Olympic legacy despite funding cuts
 
 Sky Sports     2017-06-28 kl. 09:42     711 words
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Bobby White spoke toabout keeping the Olympic spirit alive despite funding cuts for handball.

Last summer, all Olympic and Paralympic sports came under the same banner -
 
   
Mercedes-Benz Classic at the Arlberg Classic Car Rally 2017: Classic cars at alpine heights
 
 4 Traders     2017-06-28 kl. 09:18     1508 words
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fuel consumption combined: 9.3-8.

The classic cars will be driven by Countess Dr Towa-Christina of Bismark, Finance and Foundations expert, skiing legend Christa Kinshofer, Paralympic ski champion Markus Salcher and Paul Schif, Managing Director of Laureus Sport for Good Foundation

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Factbox: A look at the Tour de France main contenders
 
 Sportskeeda.com     2017-06-28 kl. 09:17     835 words
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Cyclists ride around the Arc de Triomphe as the city transforms into a giant Olympic park to celebrate International Olympic Days with a variety of

Olympic and Paralympic Games, in Paris, France June 24, 2017.
 
   
How diversity drives innovation and commercial success
 
 Management Today Magazine     2017-06-28 kl. 08:55     1059 words
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SPONSORED: Channel 4's marketing chief is passionate about the benefits of employing disabled people - and he wants the company to be at the forefront of a national shift in attitudes.

This display of inclusivity helped establish the channel as a diversity champion, a reputation cemented more recently by its vaunted coverage of the Paralympic Games in London and Rio.