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Watz drömmer om ännu ett OS
 
 Värmlands Folkblad     2017-06-30 kl. 07:00     414 words
 
Lina Watz är tillbaka i vattnet igen efter sin operation där hon amputerade benet. Operationen som gav henne livskvalitén tillbaka. - Redan nu kan jag säga att livet är bättre, säger Watz.

Efter Paralympics i Rio 2016 valde hon att ta beslutet som vuxit fram under flera år, att amputera benet. -
 
   
Läkare, arkitekt och statistikprofessor är årets hedersdoktorer
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-06-30 kl. 06:20     599 words
 
Pressmeddelande Jun 30, 2017 06:20 CEST Jan Lexell, Jenny B Osuldsen och Geoffrey Vining.

Han är ordförande i Svenska Parasportförbundets medicinska kommitté samt chefsläkare i Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté.

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Luleå tekniska universitet (web)
 
   
Jan Thorin förlorade synen - kan äntligen spela fotboll igen
 
 SVT Nyheter Värmland     2017-06-30 kl. 06:04     270 words
 
Värmland har inget lag i Paralympics sporten five-a-side blind football. Men det hoppas Jan Thorin kunna ändra på. - Jag skulle vilja att det var fler som kom och kör det med mig.

Värmland har inget lag i Paralympics sporten five-a-side blind football.
 
   
Seminarium om hälsa i Almedalen
 
 SportHälsa     2017-06-30 kl. 05:37     1103 words
 
Hälsa är nyckeln till allt - hur du mår som individ, samhället, djuren och naturen. Aldrig har det varit så trendigt att träna och äta hälsosamt, men samtidigt ökar livsstilssjukdomar på grund av stress, stillasittande och övervikt allt mer.

Måndag: Inkludering med Åsa Llinares Norlin, fd paralympier. -
 
   
Parasportfestivalen flyttar till centrum
 
 Helsingborgs Dagblad     2017-06-29 kl. 15:20     574 words
 
Årets Parasportfestival ska synliggöra Parasporten och mångfalden ytterligare...

Årets Parasportfestival ska synliggöra Parasporten och mångfalden ytterligare...
 
   
Morgonträna och ät frukost i Almedalen + recept på grön smoothie bowl
 
 SportHälsa     2017-06-29 kl. 14:35     364 words
 
Att inleda dagen med träning följt av en god och näringsrik frukost - håll med om att det är en drömstart!

Måndag: Inkludering med Åsa Llinares Norlin, fd paralympier. -
 
   
Träffar rätt med hjälp av ljudet
 
 Skånska Dagbladet     2017-06-29 kl. 14:00     673 words
 
HÖRBY Hörby Sportskytteklubb satsar på luftgevärsskytte för synskadade. Eva Andersson från Hörby är en av veteranerna i elektronskytte i Sverige. Tidigare fick hon åka buss till Malmö för att utöva sporten. Nu kan hon träna på hemmaplan.

Alla ska känna att de är en del av gemenskapen i klubben, betonar Anders Henriksson som även är instruktör och ledare i HISO, Handikappidrottens Samarbetsorganisation, i Malmö. -
 
   
Gott om funktionshinderdebatt i Almedalen
 
 Funktionshinderpolitik     2017-06-29 kl. 09:53     454 words
 
Funktionshinderrörelsen fortsätter att storsatsa på evenemang under Almedalsveckan i Visby som startar på söndag.

Ett exempel är Tillgänglighetsarenan, ett samarbetsprojekt mellan DHR, Parasport Sverige, SPF Seniorerna, Hissförbundet och hotellkedjan Scandic som arrangeras för andra året i rad.
 
   
TV: "En oerhört vital förening"
 
 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2017-06-29 kl. 07:01     21 words
 
Lunds Civila Ryttarförening tilldelades 2017 års tillgänglighetsstipendium för att kunna utveckla sitt verksamhet inom Parasport ytterligare. "Väldigt viktigt för oss". Fler

Lunds Civila Ryttarförening tilldelades 2017 års tillgänglighetsstipendium för att kunna utveckla sitt verksamhet inom Parasport ytterligare.
 
   
Han vill sprida blindfotbollen
 
 Upsala Nya Tidning     2017-06-28 kl. 21:08     413 words
 
Lyssna Synskadade Haydar Gurbuz spelar blindfotboll i Mälarhöjdens IK Sounds som är Sverige första lag för spelare med synnedsättning.

Vi är ett ganska ungt lag medan de har hållit på längre och tagit flera medaljer, bland annat i Paralympics.
 
   
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Japan considers using cruise ships as hotels for Olympic and Paralympic visitors
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-06-30 kl. 08:46     181 words
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The large cruise ship "Ovation of the Seas" is seen in this Sept. 23, 2016 file photo, in the city of Sakaiminato, Tottori Prefecture.

Japan considers using cruise ships as hotels for Olympic and Paralympic visitors.... 23, 2016 file photo, in the city of Sakaiminato, Tottori Prefecture.(Mainichi) The government is considering using large cruise ships as "hotel ships" to guarantee sufficient lodgings for guests during the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Weekend Warrior: June 30-July 2
 
 Coconuts Singapore     2017-06-30 kl. 08:43     664 words
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A quick digest of the coolest weekend happenings in Singapore.

Pink Dot 2017 Ready your pink tee for the ninth edition of Pink Dot SG returns with ambassadors singer/actor Nathan Hartono, theatre/TV performer Ebi Shankara, and Paralympic swimmer Theresa Goh to support the freedom to love.
 
   
Experts see advantages, limits in antiterror law
 
 The Japan News     2017-06-30 kl. 07:24     1854 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun A plenary session of the House of Councilors passed the Revised Law on Punishment of Organized Crimes and Control of Crime

The Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics are approaching in 2020.

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The Japan News (web)
 
   
Never Satisfied: Stockton native Townsend nominated for ESPY
 
 Recordnet.com     2017-06-30 kl. 07:17     770 words
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Record Staff Writer @RecordPreps STOCKTON – Roderick Townsend felt over-heated and under-fed.

Townsend, a double Paralympic gold medalist in the men’s long jump and high jump, wanted to replenish those calories he'd burned. “I wanted to go and get something really unhealthy to eat....said. Townsend was overwhelmed by his nomination, earned by winning the long jump at 7.41 meters and high jump at 2.09 meters at the 2016 Paralympics...
 
   
Ziyad confident of gold win in London
 
 Astro Awani     2017-06-30 kl. 07:05     172 words
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PARALYMPIC gold medallist Ziyad Zolkefli believes he will achieve success at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in London, England.

PARALYMPIC gold medallist Ziyad Zolkefli believes he will achieve success at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in London, England.Having won gold and bronze at the 2013 and 2015 editions respectively, the F20 shot-put specialist wants to

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Stadium Astro (web)
 
   
Ceremony Recognizes EOD Warfighter Mission, History, Technology, Achievements, Family
 
 DCMilitary.com     2017-06-30 kl. 06:55     381 words
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Naval Surface Warfare Division Indian Head EOD Technology Division’s EOD Department and Expeditionary Exploitation Unit 1 celebrated the EOD mission,

Retired EOD Officer and Paralympian, Brad Snyder, served as special guest speaker for the ceremony.... Paralympic National Swimming Team.... At the 2012 Paralympics, exactly one year after his injury, he competed in seven events, earning two Gold Medals,...
 
   
Mother and Son Earn National Team Berths at USA Shooting National Championships
 
 USA Shooting.org     2017-06-30 kl. 06:53     1003 words
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) 2016 Olympian Will Brown ’s bronze-medal win in Men’s Air Pistol today at the 2017 USA Shooting National Championships for Rifle/Pistol may be more memorable than any of the national titles or World Cup medals he’s won throughout his career.

Nguyen also won silver Tuesday in R3 (Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1), along with an appointment to the National Paralympic Team. “It was a tough matchup, but it was also a great experience” Nguyen said. “I had a lot of adrenaline racing, and I
 
   
New JOA boss fends off talk about conflict of interest
 
 RJR News Online     2017-06-30 kl. 05:06     120 words
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Newly-elected Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) President Christopher Samuda is remaining resolute that his new post will not conflict with being president of the Jamaica Paralympic Association.

Newly-elected Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) President Christopher Samuda is remaining resolute that his new post will not conflict with being president of the Jamaica Paralympic Association.Samuda who was elected JOA president on Tuesday has
 
   
Post GST, watching live sports will be costlier
 
 Times of India     2017-06-30 kl. 05:04     675 words
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BENGALURU: Your next outing to a sports stadium to watch a game will burn a bigger hole in your pocket as tickets will attract up to 28% tax under the GST regime from July 1.

Existing service tax was 15%; hence, rise is 3% National Sports Federations, Association of Indian Universities, School Games Federation of India, Paralympic Committee of India, Indian Olympic Association (pertaining to National Games) are among

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Economic Times (web) - Times of India (web)
 
   
AISCD seeks equality with Paralympics
 
 The Hindu     2017-06-30 kl. 04:58     240 words
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Points out disparity in awards scheme The All India Sports Council of the Deaf (AISCD) has sought the intervention of Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel

AISCD seeks equality with Paralympics.... Points out disparity in awards scheme The All India Sports Council of the Deaf (AISCD) has sought the intervention of Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel. ...to equate medals in Deaflympics on par with Paralympics,...
 
   
2017 Warrior Games kick off this weekend in Chicago
 
 Fox 32 Chicago     2017-06-30 kl. 04:53     283 words
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FOX 32 NEWS - Starting Friday, Chicago gets the honor of hosting the 2017 Warrior Games. The Para-lympic style competition is for wounded, ill and injured active duty service members.  Meet Air Force Master Sgt. Israel Del Torro, also known as “DT.

Israel Del Torro, also known as “DT.” He's a Paralympian, friends with President Bush and Prince Harry, a military hero and this weekend a fierce competitor.... He’s one of more than 260 Paralympic athletes that have gathered for the two week warrior...
 
   
Recording-Breaking Cannes Lions Follows Multiple AICP Wins
 
 Technicolor     2017-06-30 kl. 04:45     883 words
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Technicolor teams from MPC, MPC Creative, The Mill, and Mill+ take the advertising world by storm with impressive wins on two continents. MPC won an unprecedented five Cannes Lions and worked on the Grand Prix in Film winner.

Directed by Blink’s Dougal Wilson for Channel 4, the culturally significant film was an inspirational project for the team to be a part of as it supported coverage of the 2016 Paralympic Games.
 
   
Architect Kuma’s bank building in Nagoya unv...
 
 The Japan News     2017-06-30 kl. 04:09     181 words
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Jiji Press A new Nagoya branch of Hekikai Shinkin Bank, whose building was designed by architect Kengo Kuma 10:45 am, June 30, 2017 Jiji

Tuesday a new branch building in Nagoya designed by architect Kengo Kuma, the designer for the new National Stadium, the main arena for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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The Japan News (web)
 
   
U.S. Paralympic National Soccer Team Visit the Shirley Ryan Ab...
 
 TaableNote News     2017-06-30 kl. 03:40     59 words
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The U.S. Paralympic National Soccer Team came to visit our patients and share their inspiring stories. All members of the team have had a stroke, traumatic brain injury or have cerebral palsy. But that doesn't stop them from representing the Nation.

U.S. Paralympic National Soccer Team Visit the Shirley Ryan Ab...The U.S.... Paralympic National Soccer Team came to visit our patients and share their inspiring stories.
 
   
Japan-based golf star named honorary ambassador for PyeongChang 2018
 
 Yonhap News Agency     2017-06-30 kl. 03:33     374 words
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(ATTN: CHANGES photo) SEOUL, June 27 (Yonhap) -- Japan-based South Korean golfer Lee Bo-mee was named an honorary ambassador for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Tuesday.

In this photo provided by the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics organizing committee, South Korean golfer Lee Bo-mee poses with the mascots of the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics and PyeongChang Winter Games, Bandabi (L) and Soohorang, after being
 
   
Anchors Aweigh! Tokyo May Use Cruise Ships to House 2020 Olympics Guests
 
 Sputnik     2017-06-30 kl. 03:02     354 words
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The Japanese government is finalizing a plan to let large cruise ships serve as floating hotels during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, sources in the government say, according to the Japan News.

The Japanese government is finalizing a plan to let large cruise ships serve as floating hotels during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, sources in the government say, according to the Japan News.Currently, Japanese laws only allow ship

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True Viral News (web)
 
   
Athletics: Five minutes with Rory McSweeney
 
 New Zealand Herald     2017-06-30 kl. 02:56     652 words
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Paralympic javelin bronze medallist Rory McSweeney is among the world's finest amputee throwers. Here the 32-year-old Dunedin-based javelinist answers our Five Minutes With questions. Why and how did you start in the sport of athletics?

Paralympic javelin bronze medallist Rory McSweeney is among the world's finest amputee throwers.... Why and how did you start in the sport of athletics?Paralympics NZ ran a talent identification programme back in 2009 and I signed up for cycling.
 
   
Sailing program helps wounded veterans
 
 FOX5 San Diego     2017-06-30 kl. 02:19     430 words
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× Sailing program helps wounded veterans SAN DIEGO – Life for every Wounded Warrior is anything but smooth sailing.

The camp was founded by Jen French, who became a quadriplegic in a snowboarding accident.  She was on the 2012 Paralympic Sailing Team, but noticed that none of her teammates were veterans.  So she started the program and continues to fight to
 
   
Australian Defence Force Arrives in Chicago for 2017 Warrior Games
 
 DVIDS     2017-06-30 kl. 02:08     372 words
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The “Aussies” will be part of the more than 250 wounded, ill or injured athletes representing the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Special Operations Command, and the U.K. Armed Forces.

 The games, scheduled to take place in Chicago June 30 through July 8, will feature Paralympic-style competition in eight sports, including archery, cycling, field, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and wheelchair basketball.

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DVIDS (web)
 
   
Out From Ledeckys Shadow Leah Smith Wins 400 IM Title Beisel Qualifies for Final World Team
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-30 kl. 02:05     625 words
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, 6:38 p.m. (ET) Leah Smith competes in the women's 200-meter freestyle at the 2017 Phillips 66 National Championships & World Championship Trials at Indiana University Natatorium on June 28, 2017 in Indianapolis.

“so happy just to be here.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.

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US Olympic Team (web)
 
   
Adam Rippon: When I Came Out Is When I Started To Own Who I Am As A Person
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-30 kl. 02:05     1110 words
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, 7:24 p.m. (ET) Adam Rippon poses for a portrait during the NBC Olympics/United States Olympic Committee promo shoot on April 28, 2017 in West Hollywood, Calif.

Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Chase Kalisz Dominates 400 IM At Nationals With Fastest Time In The World
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-30 kl. 02:05     508 words
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, 6:51 p.m. (ET) Chase Kalisz competes in the men's 400-meter individual medley at the 2017 Phillips 66 National Championships & World Championship Trials at Indiana University Natatorium on June 29, 2017 in Indianapolis.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
How questioning stereotypes boosted sales of Maltesers
 
 WARC     2017-06-30 kl. 01:54     417 words
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LONDON: Maltesers, the Mars-owned confectionery brand, reversed declining brand metrics and sales with a humorous take on disability that proved to be one of its most successful campaigns ever.

Paralympics. "It was a great business opportunity but, more than this, we saw how its sentiment chimed with our brand ambitions, and the potential of such an activation to truly create some change and improve the representation of consumers in...
 
   
From fitness to finance, the 2017 First Women are an inspiring lot
 
 Real Business     2017-06-30 kl. 01:31     500 words
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Leading the way in celebrating the many achievements of exceptional women in Britain, the 2017 First Women Awards winners were a feast of excellence.

Previous recipients include Ruby McGregor-Smith, former CEO of Mitie, sports journalist and TV personality Clare Balding and multi-Paralympics Games gold medal-winning athlete Tanni Grey Thompson.
 
   
UKA boss Ed Warner believes axing UK Sport could be the answer to funding
 
 Jersey Evening Post     2017-06-30 kl. 01:19     684 words
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The outgoing chairman of UK Athletics (UKA) Ed Warner believes more money would flow to Olympic and Paralympic athletes if funding agency UK Sport was abolished, cutting out a tier of management.

UKA boss Ed Warner believes axing UK Sport could be the answer to funding. ...fears.The outgoing chairman of UK Athletics (UKA) Ed Warner believes more money would flow to Olympic and Paralympic athletes if funding agency UK Sport was abolished,

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Guernsey Press (web)
 
   
Yes I can: meet the inspirational Dr Tan
 
 Newcastle Herald     2017-06-30 kl. 01:14     467 words
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Paralympian and cancer survivor Dr William Tan will traverse the trail in his wheelchair.

Paralympian and cancer survivor Dr William Tan will traverse the trail in his wheelchair.DR William Tan is poised to become the first person in the world to trek the Northern Territory’s Larapinta Trail in a wheelchair, as he attempts a “journey
 
   
ESPY Awards: Jon Stewart to Present Air Force Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro With Pat Tillman Award
 
 True Viral News     2017-06-30 kl. 00:54     517 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.
 
   
After A Two-Year Podium Drought, LaNola Shepherd And The U.S. Women's Archery Team Are Back With A Vengeance
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-30 kl. 00:19     1170 words
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, 4:49 p.m. (ET) Each month, the Team USA Awards presented by Dow celebrates outstanding achievements of U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes. LaNola Shepherd and the U.S.

Olympic and Paralympic athletes.... Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Selwyn represented on world sporting stage
 
 Voxy.co.nz     2017-06-30 kl. 00:02     224 words
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Selwyn Swim School athlete Celyn Edwards is closing in on qualifying for the Commonwealth Games.

Celyn already holds 21 national records in his Paralympic S8 classification, across all strokes and multiple distances.... "It’s very exciting for both of us to be part of a high performance environment and gain invaluable experience for future pinnacle meets, such as the Commonwealth Games, World Championships, and Paralympics...
 
   
European football clubs that have never been relegated (21/21)
 
 StarAfrica.com     2017-06-29 kl. 23:59     228 words
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All through history in european football, football has had a necessary influence in embellishment the social character of a district.

The club also competes in other branches including basketball, volleyball, handball, athletics, boxing, wrestling, chess, bridge, gymnastics, rowing, table tennis, paralympic sports, eSports and beach football.
 
   
Review, Catholic St. Louis receive top honors from Catholic Press Association
 
 St. Louis Review Online     2017-06-29 kl. 23:54     793 words
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r A sampling of the issues that were awarded at the Catholic Press Association Awards ceremony. The St. Louis Review and Catholic St.

Sherry Award for diocesan newspaper) ("Dignity of a happy death," by Jennifer Brinker) Best coverage of the Olympics/Paralympics (Olympic games) ("Olympic moment; God's light shines brightly; Long process pays off for Olympic volleyball player," by
 
   
Stars join Queen and Prince Harry to honour young leaders from Commonwealth
 
 Leigh Observer     2017-06-29 kl. 23:38     290 words
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Sir Mo Farah, former One Direction singer Liam Payne and Paralympian Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson were among the guests at the Queen’s Young Leaders Awards.

Sir Mo Farah, former One Direction singer Liam Payne and Paralympian Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson were among the guests at the Queen’s Young Leaders Awards.Some 59 young people aged between 18 and 29 were honoured at the event and posed for a

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Adaptive surfers ride a rising wave
 
 Del Mar Times     2017-06-29 kl. 23:33     856 words
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The scene in front of the Del Mar Lifeguard station on Friday morning, June 23, at first glance looked much like any other: a handful of parents

She’s since competed in five Paralympic Games — in wheelchair basketball, skiing, and sprint kayaking — claiming three gold medals in all.... It’s an exciting time to be an adaptive surfer.” And with surfing set to make its Olympic debut at the 2020 games in Japan, hopes are high that adaptive surfing will make it into the Paralympic...
 
   
Adapted CrossFit athlete is a quick study
 
 Sun This Week     2017-06-29 kl. 23:28     1133 words
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After a few months in the sport, Walker qualifies for world competition Vernon Walker brought his son Joshua to a workout at CrossFit 5885 in Apple Valley last week. Walker will compete in the WheelWOD world championships next week in Canada.

Paralympic Games team.
 
   
Last Para-Cycling Road World Cup of season heads to Emmen
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-29 kl. 23:22     335 words
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The final International Cycling Union (UCI) Para-Cycling Road World Cup event of the season is set to begin in Emmen tomorrow.

Rio 2016 Paralympic Games gold medallist Alyda Norbruis, centre, is part of the Dutch squad competing on home soil ©Alyda Norbruis/Twitter Lots of attention will be on the home team following strong showings at the previous World Cup stages in
 
   
Queen and Prince Harry host Young Leaders' reception at Buckingham Palace
 
 Scottish Sunday Express     2017-06-29 kl. 23:03     488 words
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PRINCE Harry appeared to acknowledge that he has hit middle age tonight when he joined the Queen in honouring inspirational young people from across the Commonwealth.

PAPrince Harry and the Queen greet Mo Farah Celebrities including singer Liam Payne, Olympic hero Sir Mo Farah, Paralympic athlete Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson, and YouTube star Caspar Lee attended the ceremony and a reception in the palace State

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Lancaster & Morecambe Citizen (web) - Bailiwick Express (web) - Daily Mail (web) - London Evening Standard (web) - Wilmslow Guardian (web) - Portsmouth Today (web)
 
   
To celebrate the 45th anniversary of Title IX, here are 15 powerful women who played sports in school
 
 HelloGiggles     2017-06-29 kl. 23:00     1969 words
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Not everyone is cut out for high school or college athletics. I was one of those people who marched four years of high school band to escape two years of regular old kickball-playing P.E. I took modern dance to escape the same requirement in college.

12. Melissa Stockwell (gymnastics, triathlon) The 1st American female soldier to lose a limb in Iraq...is now on to the Paralympics #TeamCAF Melissa Stockwell USA Operation Rebound:... Paralympic team, where she competed in swimming.
 
   
BC Superweek to include its first-ever paracycling race at the Tour de Delta
 
 Cycling Magazine.ca     2017-06-29 kl. 22:58     395 words
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Image: Canadian Paralympic Committee/Facebook BC Superweek , Canada’s premiere road racing series, is just around the corner, descending on the Vancouver area and British Columbia’s Lower Mainland on July 7.

Image: Canadian Paralympic Committee/Facebook BC Superweek , Canada’s premiere road racing series, is just around the corner, descending on the Vancouver area and British Columbia’s Lower Mainland on July 7.And as the clock ticks down to the first

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Cycling Magazine.ca (web)
 
   
Newly-Launched ?Wonderfund Names Erin Murphy Rafferty as CEO
 
 Digital Producer     2017-06-29 kl. 22:15     927 words
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Former Boston 2024 Olympics COO will lead new charity serving Massachusetts children supported by the Department of Children and Families

In this role, she oversaw the bid process, staff, financials, committees, international relations, and day to day operations for the group working to bring the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games to Boston.

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Gamedeveloper - Digitalmedianet.com (web)
 
   
The Big Play
 
 Hockey Canada     2017-06-29 kl. 21:57     388 words
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Thousands of children take to the ice each year thanks to a charitable partnership between Canadian Tire Jumpstart and the Hockey Canada Foundation

Jumpstart works with numerous organizations and community partners, including the Canadian Paralympic Committee, Boys and Girls Clubs, and Maison de la Famille.
 
   
Archery Coach Helps Fellow Wounded Warriors Adapt to ‘New Normal’
 
 United States Department of Defense     2017-06-29 kl. 21:38     1064 words
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— While deployed to Iraq in 2005 as a wheeled-vehicle mechanic, then-Army Staff Sgt. Jessie White had no way of knowing the blast from an improvised explosive device would change his life forever.

Paralympic archery team and competed in Rio de Janeiro last year. “You have doctors every day you, ‘You’re never going to walk again.

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Ein News (web)
 
   
Dame Katherine Grainger Acknowledges Call for Change but Urges Caution on Risk to Winning Formula...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-29 kl. 21:27     656 words
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Dame Katherine Grainger, who takes up her position as Chair of UK Sport next week, has acknowledged a call by a minority of national governing bodies (NGBs) for a new approach to investment in Olympic and Paralympic sport.

(NGBs) for a new approach to investment in Olympic and Paralympic sport.Currently in its 21st year, the UK high performance system has delivered unprecedented success since National Lottery funding for elite sport began in 1997, taking the Olympic

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Around The Rings (web)
 
   
Blindness does not stop this beekeeper, baker, and kayaker from expanding their vision [video links]
 
 Observer-Dispatch     2017-06-29 kl. 21:08     822 words
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In rural Uganda, people who are blind or visually impaired often go to the city to look for work. But jobs are hard to find, and many end up as street beggars.

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Jason Collins: Why I support LA 2024...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-29 kl. 20:52     685 words
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In the summer of 1984, Los Angeles buzzed with the electricity of the Olympic Games. Even though I was just six years old, the city was so alive that my memory of Carl Lewis winning his historic fourth gold medal of the Games is as clear as day.

Everyone involved in an Olympic or Paralympic Games has to abide by that Charter – so whether you are the Host City, one of the 206 national Olympic Committees, an athlete, a sports official, a sponsor or a journalist, you are obliged to respect

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Know your customers if you want to succeed in travel
 
 EGlobal Travel Media     2017-06-29 kl. 20:50     544 words
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Travel companies can survive and thrive in today’s tech-driven landscape if they understand their business and customers according to Michael Chase-Smith, Executive Director of Orbit World Travel.

Browne , author, media commentator, public speaker and accountant, with Original Thinking for Creative Leadership ; Paralympian Dr Jessica Gallagher with Trust – Mindset – Courage (Melbourne only) and Jane Challinor, Director of Real Business

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IHG Set for Growth in Korea
 
 EGlobal Travel Media     2017-06-29 kl. 20:50     472 words
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InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading global hotel companies, has announced that it is gearing up for growth in Korea.

raised as the world turns its head to the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. “As well as putting the country front of mind amongst overseas travellers, the games are expected to attract 20 million tourists 1  in 2018 and will
 
   
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Cruise ships eyed to boost accommodations for 2020 Games in Japan
 
 New Hamburg Independent     2017-06-29 kl. 20:21     35 words
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The Japanese government is finalizing a plan to allow large cruise ships to be used as hotels to alleviate the expected shortage of accommodation facilities during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, according to sources.

The Japanese government is finalizing a plan to allow large cruise ships to be used as hotels to alleviate the expected shortage of accommodation facilities during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, according to sources.

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Bridgestone to support U.S. athletes for 2018 Winter Games
 
 Tire Business     2017-06-29 kl. 20:18     728 words
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone Americas Inc. will support five of Team USA's athletes on the road to the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone Americas Inc. will support five of Team USA's athletes on the road to the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.The athletes chosen for Bridgestone's first Winter Games are Nathan Chen
 
   
Los Angeles to Host Team USA Awards Presented by Dow, Best of the Year...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-29 kl. 20:17     877 words
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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. 29, the United States Olympic Committee announced today.

Los Angeles to Host Team USA Awards Presented by Dow, Best of the Year...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.

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Newly-Launched ‘Wonderfund’ Names Erin Murphy Rafferty as CEO
 
 4 Traders     2017-06-29 kl. 20:13     954 words
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The Wonderfund, a newly launched charity serving children supported by the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families, is announcing today it has named Erin Murphy Rafferty as its new CEO. This Smart Release features multimedia.

In this role, she oversaw the bid process, staff, financials, committees, international relations, and day to day operations for the group working to bring the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games to Boston.

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Royal pay hike: Queen to get a raise in 2018
 
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The Queen is about to get a raise, of sorts. The Sovereign Grant, which pays for the household salaries and official travel expenses of the Royal Family, will increase by eight per cent next year.

He noted that, last year, members of the Royal Family undertook more than 3,000 official engagements, including attending the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, and celebrating the success of Team GB (Great Britain) at the Olympic and Paralympic
 
   
New images of rejuvenated Alexander Stadium for 2022 bid
 
 Birmingham Newsroom     2017-06-29 kl. 19:32     1529 words
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Overhead image of what the revamped Alexander Stadium could look like during a Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Sitting at the heart of the UK,

ENDS Support for the Birmingham 2022 Bid Usain Bolt, 8 x Olympic Champion, Jamaica (Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake and the Jamaican team were based in Birmingham ahead of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic...

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British Swimming best is yet to come predicts outgoing chief Dave Sparkes
 
 Evening Express     2017-06-29 kl. 19:30     290 words
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British Swimming boss Dave Sparkes feels the sport is in a strong place as his 45-year involvement in it comes to an end.

Sparkes oversaw six Olympic cycles, including a home Games at London 2012, with huge strides made on the Paralympic stage with 47 medals won at Rio last summer....talent programmes across our funded sports which delivered unparalleled Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Tokyo’s opulent Ginza district gets new luxury complexes, open-air communal events space
 
 eTurboNews     2017-06-29 kl. 19:26     627 words
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Ginza, Tokyo “The Ginza,” considered Tokyo’s most famous luxury shopping, dining and entertainment district, is transforming.

Olympic and Paralympic Games in Summer 2020, Sony intends to showcase itself at an event venue.

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Binatone donates to National Skate Soccer team
 
 GhHeadlines     2017-06-29 kl. 19:19     320 words
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Electronic giants, Binatone the title sponsor of Skate soccer in collaboration of International Federation of Skate soccer (IFSS), last Saturday

He further noted that his outfit was keen on taking the sports to a different level so as to prevent the under-privileged disabled athletes from begging on the street. “These are little tokens from us to you and we believe it will help you mark
 
   
Reuters Sports News Summary
 
 Economic Times     2017-06-29 kl. 19:18     772 words
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Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.

Eleven British sports bodies call for funding changes The national governing bodies of 11 Olympic and Paralympic sports issued a joint statement on Thursday calling for Britain to abandon a "two-class system" of funding fixated on medal success.
 
   
With Paralympic Bronze In Her Pocket, McKenna Dahl Shoots For Gold In Tokyo
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-06-29 kl. 19:02     733 words
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, 12:52 p.m. (ET) McKenna Dahl hopes to win gold in Tokyo after taking bronze in her first Paralympic Games.  Sometimes Paralympic stardom comes with more than just medals.

With Paralympic Bronze In Her Pocket, McKenna Dahl Shoots For Gold In Tokyo. , 12:52 p.m.... (ET) McKenna Dahl hopes to win gold in Tokyo after taking bronze in her first Paralympic Games.  Sometimes Paralympic stardom comes with more than just medals.For...

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New Spurs players, Morgan's Wonderland team up for wheelchair basketball clinic
 
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The two newest members of the San Antonio Spurs have not officially suited up for the team, but they have already hit the court for a spirited game of hoops in the Alamo City.

RJ Marquez (@KSATRJ) June 29, 2017 FOLLOW ON TWITTER: @KSATRJ The group of Spurs players got to meet, practice and play a competitive game with more than two dozen athletes from STRAPS, a South Texas paralympic sports club that offers eight

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Call for UK Sport to avoid a two-tier funding approach
 
 Chester-le-Street Advertiser     2017-06-29 kl. 18:52     830 words
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The sports without funding for Tokyo 2020 have called on the government to heed the mood of the country and avoid a two-tier approach to elite sport.

The sports without funding for Tokyo 2020 have called on the government to heed the mood of the country and avoid a two-tier approach to elite sport.With less than half of the Olympic and Paralympic...

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The Woodlands Swim Team Hires New Head & Assistant Coach
 
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By on SwimSwam The Woodlands Swim Team (TWST) is pleased to announce the addition of two highly experienced swim coaches to their already accomplished coaching staff.

Raulerson has produced numerous National Age Group Top-10/Top-16 performances, TAGS Champions, Olympic Trial semi-finalists, NCAA scoring athletes and a US Paralympian. “It’s an honor to join a storied program of such regional and national
 
   
Meet Murray's top 100 local sports figures of 2016-17
 
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The 2016-17 athletic season brought a number of positive developments, the Wolf Pack basketball team returning to the NCAA Tournament; two locals competing in the Olympics; one more winning a medal in the Paralympics; locals winning NBA and NFL
 
   
Carroll Center for the Blind honors Medford resident
 
 Wicked Local Medford     2017-06-29 kl. 17:52     378 words
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The Carroll Center for the Blind and the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind honored six blind and visually impaired employees, including Medford

He grew up in Cambridge and graduated from Cambridge Rindge & Latin, where he ran track and cross-country, represented the United States in the 1996 Atlanta Paralympics and, in April, was named to the city’s Athletic Hall of Fame.
 
   
Japanese Airline Apologizes After Disabled Man Crawls Aboard
 
 New York Times     2017-06-29 kl. 17:49     601 words
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TOKYO — A Japanese airline has apologized to a disabled rights activist, who is partly paralyzed, after it tried to prevent him from boarding a flight at a remote airport, prompting him to crawl up a portable boarding staircase to reach the plane’s cabin.

Some advocates have called for renewed efforts to remove barriers before the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo in 2020.

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Heading to Israel with medals in mind
 
 NJ Jewish News     2017-06-29 kl. 17:45     1897 words
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Local athletes participate in 20th Maccabiah games Share | Max Kops of Livingston, 17, has dreams of becoming a professional soccer player and has learned to balance the sport with his observant lifestyle.

The athletes will live in several Olympic Villages divided among four divisions: junior, for athletes ages 15-18; open, for elite athletes; masters, for older athletes divided into different age categories; and Paralympic athletes.

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Why is the Hospitality Industry in Japan Steadily Growing?
 
 Hospitality Net     2017-06-29 kl. 17:32     634 words
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The Japanese have a term called "Omotenashi," which signifies the traditionally correct and proper way to treat a guest, and it is this term that has become somewhat of a guiding principle for much of the island nation's hospitality industry.

Stakeholders in the Japanese market, of course, hope to build upon this success, and they've set a goal of welcoming 40 million international travelers each year by 2020, when Tokyo is scheduled to host the Olympics and the Paralympics.
 
   
Artificial limbs give Yemenis new lease of life
 
 Gulf News     2017-06-29 kl. 17:18     786 words
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Patients thank UAE for medical treatment that helped them return to normal life New Delhi: When flying from Yemen to India in April for treatment,

He cited the life of Oscar Pistorius, the South African Paralympic and Olympic athlete, whose lower legs were amputated when he was 11 months old, but he started walking and running normally, using prostheses.
 
   
Sport England earmarks £6m for TASS programme
 
 Leisure Management     2017-06-29 kl. 17:07     254 words
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Sport England has committed £6m (US$7.8m, €6.8m) to its scheme that helps young athletes balance the demands of training and competing with academic life.

At the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2016, 67 athletes who won medals came through the TASS system.

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It is finals week on The Great British Menu – tonight the chefs are trying to get their main course to the banquet
 
 Irish Sun     2017-06-29 kl. 16:40     445 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 one more course 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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Welsh skipper to lead Greenings in Clipper Round the World Yacht Race
 
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by today at 3:09 pm Clipper Ventures It’s revealed today that professional Skipper Dave Hartshorn, 52, from Chepstow, North Wales, will lead the Greenings team in the 2017-18 edition of the largest round the world ocean race on the planet.

major events, such as the 2011 Royal Wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Registration now open for SportAccord Convention 2018 in Bangkok Thailand
 
 Association Internationale De La Presse Sportive     2017-06-29 kl. 16:10     649 words
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- SportAccord Convention confirms registration is open for the sixteenth edition of the Convention set to take place in Bangkok, Thailand from 15-20 April 2018.

As Deborah Jevans (CBE), former Tennis Player and the first woman to be appointed Director of Sport for both the Olympic and Paralympic Games (London 2012) told SportsPro during a podcast (08:05) at this year’s Convention in Aarhus, Denmark:
 
   
Coca-Cola European Partners marks fifth year of Plastipak partnership
 
 Converter News     2017-06-29 kl. 16:07     450 words
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Print Email The anniversary comes as CCEP passed the milestone of sourcing 50,000 tonnes of food-grade recycled plastic (rPET) for its portfolio of products sold in Britain.

The site in Hemswell, Lincolnshire now employs 150 people, and supported Coca-Cola – a sponsor and supplier to London 2012 Summer Olympics, to fulfil its pledge of supporting the most sustainable Olympic and Paralympic Games possible.

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Roger dreams big for blind daughter
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-29 kl. 15:49     488 words
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Brazilian footballer hopes to help Giulia achieve Paralympic swimming success.

Brazilian footballer hopes to help Giulia achieve Paralympic swimming success.When footballer Roger Rodrigues da Silva takes to the pitch for Brazilian football team Botafogo tonight (29 June), it won't just be his playing skills making the
 
   
ATR First: Bach-Trump Summit an 'Important Meeting'...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-06-29 kl. 15:05     77 words
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Nigerian Paralympic champion Precious Orji and husband welcome baby girl (Photos)
 
 True Viral News     2017-06-29 kl. 15:00     157 words
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– The couple got married after Precious achieved her dream of winning a medal at the Rio Paralympics game – The bouncing baby girl is the first seed

Nigerian Paralympic champion Precious Orji and husband welcome baby girl (Photos). – The couple got married after Precious achieved her dream of winning a medal at the Rio Paralympics game – The bouncing baby girl is the first seed. ...of their
 
   
Photos: Nigerian paralympic gold medalist, Precious Orji welcome her first child
 
 Newshandle.com     2017-06-29 kl. 14:58     108 words
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Imo State-born paralympic gold medalist, Precious Nwakaego Orji and her husband Kelechi Moses have welcomed their first child together, a baby girl. She posted photos of the newborn named Chinemenma Moses, on her Facebook page on Thursday morning.

Photos: Nigerian paralympic gold medalist, Precious Orji welcome her first child.... Imo State-born paralympic gold medalist, Precious Nwakaego Orji and her husband Kelechi Moses have welcomed their first child together, a baby girl.

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Nigerian Paralympic Gold Medalist Precious Orji Welcomes Baby Girl
 
 Latest Nigerian News.com     2017-06-29 kl. 14:55     26 words
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Published by Stella Dimoko Korkus on Thu, 29 Jun 2017 WOW....Congratulations to her!!!The Baby is sooo Beautiful...WOW!!!..This is something to tap into....

Nigerian Paralympic Gold Medalist Precious Orji Welcomes Baby Girl.
 
   
Belper’s inspiring martial arts teacher Charles Spring and student Scarlet Brown
 
 Wiltshire Magazine     2017-06-29 kl. 14:41     1626 words
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Scarlet gets a good height for this jumping kick geoff ford Geoff Ford meets Wellness lecturer, martial arts professional and teacher Charles

It’s the same approach as in the Paralympics or Invictus Games.
 
   
5 Facts About...Jo Butterfield
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-29 kl. 14:23     164 words
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The lowdown on GB's defending club throw F51 champion ahead of London 2017. Great Britain’s Jo Butterfield will be hoping for plenty of home support when she defends her club throw F51 title at the World Para Athletics Championships in London in July.

4) The 38-year-old is the Paralympic, world and European champion in the club throw F51 .
 
   
11 things to do in our area this weekend
 
 SomersetLive.co.uk     2017-06-29 kl. 14:19     595 words
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1. One of the sixties’ finest bands, The Manfreds will be playing at GillFest, Gillingham’s community festival. After the Beatles and the Animals The Manfreds were the first UK band to have a US number one.

Among the 60 acts appearing at 30 venues at this weekend’s Shaftesbury Fringe we’ve found Africa Entsha, a slick a capella quartet who performed at the World Cup opening ceremony in 2010 the 2012 Paralympics and who captivate audiences with
 
   
The Pursuit of Happiness at Dublin Book Festival
 
 Echo.ie     2017-06-29 kl. 14:15     261 words
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By Maurice Garvey SCHOOL children met author and journalist Diana Bunici at Ballyfermot Library, as part of the festivities for the 10th annual Dublin Book Festival.

Head Librarian at Ballyfermot, Una Gomez, said the event was embellished by the visit of a group of French students, and paralympian Ellen Keane.  Ms Gomez said: “Kristie Segond, a teacher at the Henry Brunet Middleschool in Normandy, contacted
 
   
Discovering diversity
 
 All At Sea     2017-06-29 kl. 14:02     502 words
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Last year Lizzy Foreman took part in the Mini Transat and hopes to race in the Vendee Globe one day. In this series the experienced racer takes us on a journey through the lives of racing sailors looking at the challenge these men and women face.

is an ex-Paralympian!
 
   
Ten-year-old author of book on gratitude to visit WNY
 
 Buffalo News     2017-06-29 kl. 14:00     495 words
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Few people start to seriously about gender inequality, poverty and homelessness at age 6. Muskan Virk is a rare exception. It helps explain why the now 10-year-old, from Vancouver, B.C.

The writings became the basis for the book, which also includes stories of gratitude from best-selling author Serena Dyer and Canadian Paralympian Rick Hansen.
 
   
Eleven British sports bodies call for funding changes
 
 Qatar News Shafaqna     2017-06-29 kl. 13:55     59 words
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LONDON (Reuters) - The national governing bodies of 11 Olympic and Paralympic sports issued a joint statement on Thursday calling for Britain to abandon a two-class system of funding fixated on medal success.

LONDON (Reuters) - The national governing bodies of 11 Olympic and Paralympic sports issued a joint statement on Thursday calling for Britain to abandon a two-class system of funding fixated on medal success.Read on the original site ??? ?????? ??...

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Eleven British sports bodies call for funding changes
 
 KFGO News     2017-06-29 kl. 13:44     411 words
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The national governing bodies of 11 Olympic and Paralympic sports issued a joint statement on Thursday calling for Britain to abandon a "two-class system" of funding fixated on medal success.The sports, which include archery, badminton, fencing and

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Eleven British sports bodies call for funding changes
 
 Reuters Canada     2017-06-29 kl. 13:43     253 words
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LONDON (Reuters) - The national governing bodies of 11 Olympic and Paralympic sports issued a joint statement on Thursday calling for Britain to abandon a "two-class system" of funding fixated on medal success.

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LA 2024 bid recruits 10,000-plus volunteers Matthew Campelli | 27 Jun 2017
 
 Sports Management     2017-06-29 kl. 13:28     251 words
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More than 10,000 people have signed up to volunteer at the Los Angeles 2024 Olympic Games, should the city be successful in its bid to host.

to our support from the NBA and WNBA,” said LA 2024 chair Casey Wasserman. “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
 
   
Berry nice to be here, says Mary
 
 Henley Standard     2017-06-29 kl. 13:22     701 words
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MARY BERRY was the star attraction at Nettlebed village fete. The food writer and television presenter judged a cake-baking contest and a children’s art competition at the event on Saturday.

Paralympic gold medallist Naomi Riches ran a stall challenging attendees to see how far they could row on an ergo in one minute.
 
   
Nigerian Paralympic Champion, Precious Orji And Husband Welc ...
 
 LiveBip.com     2017-06-29 kl. 13:16     107 words
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Nigerian paralympic athlete, Precious Orji, who won gold medal at Rio Paralympic games in Brazil tied the knot with her man Kelechi Moses in January, 2017 at State Banquet Hall, Govt House, Owerri.

Nigerian Paralympic Champion, Precious Orji And Husband Welc ...Nigerian paralympic athlete, Precious Orji, who won gold medal at Rio Paralympic games in Brazil tied the knot with her man Kelechi Moses in January, 2017 at State Banquet Hall, Govt

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Old rivals clash for Euro gold
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-06-29 kl. 12:57     437 words
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Men's and women's wheelchair basketball finals are a repeat of 2015 Championships.

In the other women’s semifinal, reigning European champion and Paralympic silver medallists Germany secured their place in the final with a 46-33 win over France.... Turkey will face the very team that crushed their hopes of a first Paralympic wheelchair...
 
   
Surbiton grass court tournament to break new ground for wheelchair tennis
 
 Posability     2017-06-29 kl. 12:41     589 words
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A groundbreaking development in the wheelchair tennis calendar will become a reality next month following the announcement of a new grass court tournament to take place at Surbiton from 6–8 July.

match for Quads wheelchair tennis between Great Britain’s Paralympic silver medallist Andy Lapthorne and USA’s David Wagner.  With the Quads division not currently featured at Wimbledon, the match will provide a rare opportunity to see Quads

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London Ambulance New Year IT failure blamed on upgrade
 
 digitalhealth.net     2017-06-29 kl. 12:37     860 words
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The New Year’s Day failure of London Ambulance’s dispatch system, which took the system down for five hours on its busiest night of the year, has been blamed on a ‘historic upgrade’.

events such as the Olympic and Paralympic Games, as well as IT and other system issues.
 
   
Right Guard launches the Uk's first ever gym made from recycled aerosols at queen Elizabeth Olympic park
 
 Process Industry Match     2017-06-29 kl. 12:25     1318 words
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The community gym has been created using reproduced aluminum from old deodorant and antiperspirant cans Right Guard has launched the UK's first ever gym made from recycled aerosols.

It is now home to six former Olympic and Paralympic venues, the Copper Box Arena, Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre, Lee Valley VeloPark, London Aquatics Centre and London Stadium where visitors can take part in sport, enjoy watching world class
 
   
Starting blocks surpasses 1,000 schools engaging with summer of World Athletics
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-06-29 kl. 12:11     575 words
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Starting Blocks, the official education programme of the World Para Athletics Championships and IAAF World Championships London 2017 and supported by NASUWT, has passed a significant milestone with more than 1,000 schools now signed up.

In support and part of the build up to the summer, a number of the UK’s top Para athletes have visited participating schools including double Paralympic T44 100m champion Jonnie Peacock and fellow Rio Paralympic champions Kadeena Cox and Libby

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Center proposed for archiving anime, manga
 
 Honolulu Star-Advertiser     2017-06-29 kl. 12:08     266 words
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News Japan News-Yomiuri Posted June 29, 2017 June 29, 2017 Updated June 29, 2017 12:05am WIKIMEDIA COMMONS Lawmakers want to establish a national archive of anime, manga and games by the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

News Japan News-Yomiuri Posted June 29, 2017 June 29, 2017 Updated June 29, 2017 12:05am WIKIMEDIA COMMONS Lawmakers want to establish a national archive of anime, manga and games by the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.Customers browse
 
   
India to lead in ad spend with 13% growth in 2017, digital to take over TV: Report
 
 Moneycontrol.com     2017-06-29 kl. 12:08     383 words
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Moneycontrol News  One area, among others, where emerging markets have outpaced developed economies is advertising expenditure.

Events such as the Winter Olympics & Paralympics in South Korea, the FIFA World Cup in Russia and the US Congressional elections all expected to stimulate ad spend growth, the report said.
 
   
From the brink of death to Paralympic glory as Norfolk man is called up to Prince Harry’s Invictus Games team after motorcycle crash
 
 Dereham Times     2017-06-29 kl. 11:58     832 words
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Olaf Jones will be part of Team GB at the Invictus Games in Toronto this year. He will be competing in Discus, Archery and Shot Put.

From the brink of death to Paralympic glory as Norfolk man is called up to Prince Harry’s Invictus Games team after motorcycle crash.... Archant 2017 Archant 2017 A man with disabilities from East Tuddenham who was nearly killed in a motorcycle accident has moved closer to achieving his dream of competing at the Paralympics...
 
   
Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby Defend European Crown
 
 Kensington Chelsea & Westminster Today     2017-06-29 kl. 11:55     428 words
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Europe’s top eight wheelchair rugby teams meet over the five days of competition – each looking to qualify for next year’s IWRF World Championships in

Instead of UK Sport’s “no compromise” approach to picking winners, the unfunded sports want a “tiered support structure” that would guarantee every Olympic and Paralympic sport a base level of funding.
 
   
Coventry contributes to medal project and praises Tokyo 2020's empowerment of athletes
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-29 kl. 11:30     526 words
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Swimmer Kirsty Coventry has become the latest to contribute to the Tokyo 2020 medal project with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) praising the organisers efforts to empower athletes.

After a production process, this will leave two tonnes of metal which will be used to make around 5,000 medals for the Olympics and Paralympics.... The launch event in April saw Japan’s Takeshi Matusda and Takuro Yamada, who competed at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic...

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ISA gains recognition from International Paralympic Committee
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-06-29 kl. 11:29     418 words
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The International Surfing Association (ISA) has been handed recognition as the official International Federation for adaptive surfing by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

ISA gains recognition from International Paralympic Committee.... The International Surfing Association (ISA) has been handed recognition as the official International Federation for adaptive surfing by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).Surfing...