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Idag är det Idrottens dag i Almedalen - välkommen
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-07-05 kl. 08:01     1012 words
 
Välkommen till Idrottens dag i Almedalen idag - ett evenemang i två delar. Det är fullt av liv bland på prova på-aktiviteterna där alla får chansen att hitta sin idrott.

Dessutom finns Parasport där för en uppvisningsmatch och Korpen arrangerar Almedalscupen i fotboll.
 
   
Östersund fortsätter klättra som bästa idrottsstad - är tionde bäst i Sverige
 
 Östersunds-Posten     2017-07-05 kl. 07:53     266 words
 
Bättre än storstäder som förra årets vinnare Göteborg, och betydligt större städer som Västerås, Örebro och Gävle.

Karl Forsman tog guld i Paralympics, och paralympiske skidåkaren Zebastian modin vann VM och världscupen.... Karl Forsman vann Paralympics och Zebastian Modin vann både VM och totala världscupen.

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Sveriges bästa idrottsstad: Östersund avancerar
 
 SVT Nyheter     2017-07-05 kl. 07:04     319 words
 
Publicerad: för 4 minuter sedan Uppdaterad: just nu Östersund har länge varit en stolt vintersport-stad. Men nu har ÖFK vunnit svenska cupen och etablerat sig i allsvenskan och för första gången är man topp 10 i Sveriges bästa idrottsstad.

Karl Forsman vann Paralympics och Zebastian Modin vann både VM och totala världscupen.
 
   
Läs gärna mer om hur vi bedriver vårt arbete.
 
 Sveriges Radio Jämtland     2017-07-05 kl. 06:58     88 words
 
Två idrottare från länet tog ädlaste valörerna på medaljer - guld - i sina respektive grenar under pågående SM-veckan i Borås, på tisdagen.

På bilden har Forsman paralympics-guldet från Rio om halsen (arkivbild).
 
   
"Tanklöshet bakom otillgängligt byggande"
 
 Senioren     2017-07-04 kl. 20:13     633 words
 
Är tillgänglighetskraven ett hinder för nybyggande, eller är tillgänglighet rent av en investering för kommunerna?

Tillgänglighetsarenan är ett samarbete mellan SKL, Hissförbundet, De hörselskadades riksförbund, SPF Seniorerna samt Scandic och Parasport Sverige.
 
   
Lindhe: Idrotten var avgörande för mig
 
 SVT Nyheter     2017-07-04 kl. 14:21     204 words
 
Publicerad: för 2 timmar sedan Uppdaterad: för 1 timme sedan Under tisdagen gästade tidigare paralympiern Christoffer Lindhe SM-vecka-studion. Där berättade han om karriären och olyckan 2006 som förändrade hans liv.

Publicerad: för 4 minuter sedan Uppdaterad: för 2 minuter sedan Under tisdagen gästade tidigare paralympiern Christoffer Lindhe SM-vecka-studion.... Han hann vara med i två Paralympics innan han la ner karriären som simmare. -
 
   
Friskvårdsfrågan i fokus - ridsporten tar plats i Almedalen
 
 Hippson     2017-07-04 kl. 09:53     303 words
 
Svenska Ridsportförbundet är på plats i Almedalen för att delta i och bevaka aktuella debatter som rör idrottsfrågor. Under Idrottens dag, den 5 juli, kan politiker pröva en rad idrotter. Bland annat Grand Prix i käpphästhoppning.

Ridsporten är även Sveriges största handikappidrott.... 9:03 PDT. Under Idrottens dag kan besökare också lyssna till Louise Etzner Jakobsson som berättar om resan fram till hennes två bronsmedaljer vid Paralympics i Rio de Janeiro 2016.
 
   
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Chief organizer of PyeongChang 2018 optimistic about N. Korean participation despite missile provocation
 
 Korea Herald     2017-07-05 kl. 08:53     441 words
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The chief organizer of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics said Wednesday that he is optimistic about North Korea's participation in the Winter Games south of the border next year despite Pyongyang's recent missile provocation.

Paralympic Winter Games, said he believes the communist state will send its athletes to South Korea's first Winter Games next year.... Lee Hee-beom (L), chief of the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games,...
 
   
Tokyo 2020: Governor pushes for smoking ban in Japanese capital ahead of Olympic Games
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2017-07-05 kl. 08:19     2678 words
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1/63 4 July 2017 North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un looks on during the test-fire of inter-continental ballistic missile Hwasong-14

variety of sporting events for the public across the city during two days as the city bids to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Reuters 22/63 23 June 2017 Debris and smoke are seen after an OV-10 Bronco aircraft released a bomb, during an
 
   
Senior, junior Paralympic teams named
 
 Jamaica Observer     2017-07-05 kl. 08:14     674 words
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The Jamaica Paralympic Association named 13 athletes yesterday to represent Jamaica at the senior and junior World Para Athletics Championships in England and Switzerland.

Senior, junior Paralympic teams named.... The Jamaica Paralympic Association named 13 athletes yesterday to represent Jamaica at the senior and junior World Para Athletics Championships in England and Switzerland.Alphanso Cunningham (javelin, shot put),...
 
   
4 Strategies For Building A Brand Gen Z Can’t Resist
 
 CMO.com     2017-07-05 kl. 08:10     763 words
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Generation Z is maturing. The eldest are heading to the workforce, ready for change and motivated to “fix” what they see as wrong, while the youngest are challenging their parents to raise them in a more gender-fluid and digitally dominated culture.

Maltesers was brave in the Channel 4 ad break during the 2016 Paralympics.
 
   
Rare 50p coins can fetch £500: do you have any in your piggy bank?
 
 Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland     2017-07-05 kl. 07:58     980 words
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There are 54 types of 50p coin in circulation, and while most aren't worth any more than their face value, others can fetch significant sums at auction. In general, the rarer the coin the more valuable it is, and experts at Changechecker.

Other 50p coins produced to commemorate the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games featured cycling, boxing and athletics.
 
   
Track stars set to shine
 
 Evening Herald     2017-07-05 kl. 07:49     461 words
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Crusaders’ Adam McMullan who will be competing in the long-jump in the Belfast International.

In the men's sprints, Paralympian superstar Jason Smyth leads the 100m entry, while Irish indoor champion Leon Reid fresh from his personal best 20.30 for third at the UK Championships last weekend, runs the 200m.
 
   
Controllable Third Thumb lets wearers extend their natural abilities
 
 Dezeen     2017-07-05 kl. 07:13     400 words
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For her graduate work at the Royal College of Art , Dani Clode created a wearable third thumb that can help its user carry more objects, squeeze lemons or play complex chords on the guitar.

Denise Schindler to become world's first Paralympic cyclist to use 3D-printed prosthesis.

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???????LA welcomes endorsement of European soccer giants for UCLA campus
 
 Hxen.com     2017-07-05 kl. 06:23     273 words
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LOS ANGELES, July 3 (Xinhua) -- The Los Angeles 2024 organizers welcomed Monday the decision by two European soccer giants, Manchester United and Real Madrid, to use the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) as their upcoming U.S.

LA 2024 Chairman Casey Wasserman said they were delighted that out of all the possible venues across the U.S., "Manchester United and Real Madrid chose to use LA 2024's Olympic and Paralympic Village at UCLA as their pre-season training base.
 
   
Paralympic children to compete in school events
 
 Echo.ie     2017-07-05 kl. 05:58     369 words
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By Echo Reporter LUCAN-based councillor, Vicki Casserly, has championed the inclusion of a Paralympic Section in the Schools Cross Country

Paralympic children to compete in school events.... By Echo Reporter LUCAN-based councillor, Vicki Casserly, has championed the inclusion of a Paralympic Section in the Schools Cross Country. ...Programme in South Dublin In 2016 Cllr Casserly approached...
 
   
Facial recognition system to be launched at Tokyo's Haneda Airport in October
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-07-05 kl. 05:34     320 words
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A new facial recognition system to make it easier for Japanese citizens to proceed through immigration control upon their return to Japan will be introduced at Tokyo's Haneda Airport in mid-October, the Ministry of Justice said on July 4.

These measures are expected to enable immigration control to respond more effectively and strengthen its anti-terrorism capabilities in light of the predicted surge in foreign visitors during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, by allocating
 
   
Justin Trudeau in Edinburgh to meet with Queen
 
 Evening Express (Aberdeen)     2017-07-05 kl. 05:12     381 words
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is to meet the Queen in Edinburgh as part of a trip to recognise the “strong ties” between his country and the UK.

Scottish Paralympic gold medallists Gordon Reid, Jo Butterfield and Karen Darke were all made MBEs at an investiture ceremony at the palace on Tuesday and, b efore the meeting with Mr Trudeau, the Queen and Prince Philip will visit Stirling and

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Brands Academy Organized Mega Event ""Indian of the Year"" - New Delhi
 
 AndhraNews.net     2017-07-05 kl. 04:26     622 words
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Comments July 3, 2017 - New Delhi, Delhi, India Business Wire India Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu with SK Sahu, Director of Brands Academy at

Deepa Malik (Paralympics Gold Winner), Mr.
 
   
Hitting the track on all cylinders
 
 DVIDS     2017-07-05 kl. 04:17     475 words
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By Robert A. Whetstone Brooke Army Medical Center Public Affairs CHICAGO - - True to form, the windy city blew and swirled in all different directions at the Lane Technical College Preparatory High School track.

Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Special Operations Command, United Kingdom Armed Forces and the Australian Defence Force, showcased their skill in the Paralympic-style event, July 2.
 
   
Spurs second-round pick knows he needs to bring the energy
 
 San Antonio Express-News.com     2017-07-05 kl. 04:09     1185 words
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Photo: Billy Calzada /San Antonio Express-News Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 Spurs 2017 draft pick Jaron

Photo: Billy Calzada /San Antonio Express-News Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 Spurs 2017 draft pick Jaron. ...Blossomgame participates in a South Texas Regional Adaptive & Paralympic Sports wheelchair basketball clinic at Morgan’s
 
   
LIFESTYLE NEWS: OPEN HOUSE MELBOURNE 201, RUN MELBOURNE’S FRIENDSHIP DASH AND ICE SKATING AT EASTLAND
 
 Couturing     2017-07-05 kl. 03:16     783 words
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OPEN HOUSE MELBOURNE 2017 On Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th July, over 200 buildings around  Melbourne  will  open  their doors to the public.

Leading the 3K Friendship Dash will be multiple World Record holder and Paralympic gold medallist, Kelly Cartwright.
 
   
Skamania County sheriff warns hikers
 
 kgw.com     2017-07-05 kl. 02:48     291 words
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Sheriff Dave Brown (Photo: Skamania County) PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Skamania County Sheriff, Dave Brown, is warning hikers and criticizing congress. It comes during a spike in a call for search and rescue services in the county.

  © 2017 KGW-TV KGW Paralympian, sled-dog racer Scdoris plans run for Walden's seat in Congress.
 
   
Local warrior’s strength, story inspires at this week’s Warrior Games
 
 WGN-TV     2017-07-05 kl. 02:43     69 words
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Please enable Javascript to watch this video For the first time in its eight year history, the Department of Defense Warrior Games are taking place outside a military base.  Chicago has hosted the games this week.

service members competing in paralympic style sports.
 
   
Hines Ward named ambassador for 2018 Winter Olympics
 
 Sporting News     2017-07-05 kl. 01:07     363 words
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Hines Ward is going to the Winter Olympics. The former Steelers receiver was named as an ambassador for the 2018 Games in PyeongChang. Ward, 41, was born in Seoul to a Korean mother and American father, but raised in Georgia.

dedication and effort that all the Olympic and Paralympic athletes will be putting in for PyeongChang 2018," Ward said.

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No holding back for amputee sports star
 
 The Daily Examiner     2017-07-05 kl. 01:02     421 words
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SENIOR SPORTSPERSON: Reaching the level of black belt takes years of training, dedication and commitment, as well as strength, balance and timing. Now imagine doing all that with just one leg.

Everything the other guys try, I give it a go too.” Before getting involved in dragon boating and martial arts, Webster was also a paralympic powerlifter, and up until 2000 was selected in two Paralympic teams and won international gold medals.
 
   
Scots paralympic champions honoured by the Queen at Holyrood
 
 The Scotsman     2017-07-05 kl. 00:28     38 words
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Wheelchair tennis player Gordon Reid after receiving his MBE for services to sport from during an Investiture ceremony at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Picture: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Scots paralympic champions honoured by the Queen at Holyrood.
 
   
Mobiles for medals
 
 Japan Today     2017-07-04 kl. 23:33     96 words
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A worker holds a used mobile phone collected for the Tokyo 2020 Medal Project at a recycling facility in Tokyo on Tuesday.

and Paralympic Games from from consumer electronics such as used mobile phones.

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Mt. Fuji, cherry blossom to serve as memento...
 
 The Japan News     2017-07-04 kl. 22:49     204 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun The Justice Ministry will change the design of the landing permission sticker that is affixed to the passports of foreign nationals at immigration control from the current paulownia plant to Mt.

Ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, the ministry decided to use motifs that symbolize Japan and are broadly recognized overseas so that foreign tourists can enjoy the sticker as a memento of their visit.

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Regal in rose: The Queen steps out in a pink ensemble as she and Prince
 
 Daily Mail     2017-07-04 kl. 22:15     575 words
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Stephanie Linning for MailOnline 18:56 BST, 4 July 2017

Earlier today the Queen presented three Paralympic gold medallists with MBEs at an investiture ceremony at Holyrood Palace.

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WA quartet named VenuesWest brand ambassadors to help qualification bids for 2020 Olympics
 
 Stirling Times Community     2017-07-04 kl. 21:58     426 words
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FOUR of WA’s best athletes were named as VenuesWest brand ambassadors on June 3, which will help their quest to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games and 2018 Commonwealth Games.

FOUR of WA’s best athletes were named as VenuesWest brand ambassadors on June 3, which will help their quest to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games and 2018 Commonwealth Games.Dual Olympic kayaker Stephen Bird, 2012 London
 
   
Let the Hatpury festivities begin!
 
 British Dressage     2017-07-04 kl. 21:39     540 words
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last updated on July 04, 2017 18:06 Olympians and Paralympians are set to wow the crowds on each of the five action packed days of the Festival of Dressage at Hartpury.

Let the Hatpury festivities begin!last updated on July 04, 2017 18:06 Olympians and Paralympians...

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Los Angeles 2024 marks Independence Day by highlighting planned fan celebration sites
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-04 kl. 21:38     546 words
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Los Angeles 2024 has marked Independence Day by highlighting its "Live Site" concept, which it claims would allow even more fans to enjoy the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Los Angeles 2024 has marked Independence Day by highlighting its "Live Site" concept, which it claims would allow even more fans to enjoy the Olympic and Paralympic Games.The Live Site concept is a feature of Los Angeles 2024’s Games Plan, which

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Barcelona to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Olympic Games with a public celebration
 
 El Digital D Barcelona     2017-07-04 kl. 21:11     221 words
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Published on 04/07/2017 at 16:18 h. The programme of acts for the public celebration marking the 25th anniversary of the Barcelona ’92 Olympic Games and Paralympics was presented on 4 July.

The programme of acts for the public celebration marking the 25th anniversary of the Barcelona ’92 Olympic Games and Paralympics was presented on 4 July.The Commissioner for Sports, David Escudé, outlined the content for the celebrations,
 
   
WATCH: Wounded warriors explain what Independence Day means to them
 
 NBC4 Columbus     2017-07-04 kl. 21:08     226 words
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CHICAGO (US NAVY) — This 4th of July, Team Navy wounded warrior athletes are explaining what Independence Day means to them.

an event that introduces wounded, ill, and injured service members and veterans to Paralympic-style sports.

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British Judo secure live streaming for IBSA Europeans
 
 British Judo Association     2017-07-04 kl. 21:00     443 words
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British Judo are delighted to announce that the 2017 IBSA European Judo Championships will be live streamed in partnership with Alan March Sport Ltd (AMS).

highlights of the IBSA Judo calendar with a number of Rio Paralympic medallists expected to fight....2016 Paralympian Jonathan ‘Jono’ Drane....first in an ambitious series of international events taking place in the UK within the 2018-2020 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Not everyone in S’pore’s LGBT community supports Pink Dot, it seems
 
 Mothership.sg     2017-07-04 kl. 20:54     886 words
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Nothing spells “polarising” like a giant glow-in-the-dark Pink Dot, even within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community.

Photo by Tan Guan Zhen Divided Amidst the growing fanfare that Pink Dot has amassed over the years (this year’s event was supported by a Paralympian, an international singer, and received a ringing endorsement from a member of Singapore’s most
 
   
Over the past month this school has produced a Champions League winner, a Lions test winning captain and a Tour de France yellow jersey owner
 
 Wales Online     2017-07-04 kl. 20:51     1041 words
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So far this summer they have produced a Champions League winner, a British and Irish Lions test winning captain and a Tour de France yellow jersey owner. Not bad for one school.

©INPHO/Billy Stickland) Other notable classmates in the year include professional rugby league player Elliot Kear of the London Broncos and paralympic athlete Stephen Morris.
 
   
Blindness does not stop this beekeeper, baker, and kayaker from expanding their vision
 
 West Central Tribune     2017-07-04 kl. 20:15     754 words
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Instead, Ojok Simon wants them to know about a way they can earn money without leaving home: beekeeping. Simon, 36, became visually impaired after he was severely beaten by rebels who came to his village when he was a child.

Melville-Brown was thrilled to learn she had won ("My thinking is it's a cross between the Paralympics and The Apprentice, with a whiff of the Nobel!" she wrote to the organizers in an excited email).

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Paralympics boss to have no say on 2024 and 2028 games venues
 
 Heart     2017-07-04 kl. 20:15     15 words
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Paralympics boss to have no say on 2024 and 2028 games venues.
 
   
One-armed Cooper City taekwondo teacher training to compete in 2020 Olympics
 
 7 News Online     2017-07-04 kl. 20:00     423 words
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COOPER CITY, FLA. (WSVN) - A South Florida fighter has set his sights on gold for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

He wasn’t sure how or when he would start competing again, but then news came that taekwondo will be making its paralympic debut in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. “I got my second opportunity, and I want to take it,” Espinosa said.
 
   
20th Maccabiah Games, known as Jewish Olympics, to open with record 10,000 athletes
 
 JTA     2017-07-04 kl. 19:47     192 words
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JERUSALEM ( JTA ) — The 20 th Maccabiah Games, known as the “Jewish Olympics,” will open with a record 10,000 athletes. The start of the games will be marked on Thursday with the opening ceremony at Teddy Stadium in Jerusalem.

Youth, Open, Masters and Paralympics.

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CrossCountry and Network Rail work with The Scout Association to encourage youngsters to be safe on the railway this summer
 
 Network Rail     2017-07-04 kl. 19:41     696 words
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3 July 2017, Birmingham New Street:  CrossCountry and The Scout Association, with the support of Network Rail, announced a new partnership to promote rail safety among young people.

The partnership was launched at Birmingham New Street Station, where local Cub Scouts along with representatives from CrossCountry, BTP and Network Rail, were joined by Paralympian Multi Medalist Simon Munn, who tragically lost his leg after an
 
   
'I would do damn near anything to have my left knee back'
 
 EspnW - ESPN.com     2017-07-04 kl. 19:37     1338 words
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ESPN The Magazine Retired Marine Corps Sergeant Kirstie Ennis overcame 44 surgeries to accomplish feats in rock climbing, mountaineering, snowboarding and swimming.

Paralympic snowboard team and compete at the Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang next March.
 
   
Meet the London 2017 competition: Team USA
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-07-04 kl. 19:32     997 words
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Colette Carr There’s only ten days left until the Para Athletics World Championships kick off, bringing the world of para athletics back to the stage of the London Olympics.

But as we come full circle five years after meeting our Paralympians, there’s no time for sentiment as the world’s spotlight shines on London again, bringing a host of the world’s greatest back to British shores.... Amongst the half century are 43 Paralympians...
 
   
Exclusive: Ricci Bitti warns 2028 Olympic host against demanding extra IOC funding
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-04 kl. 19:29     678 words
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A senior sporting official has warned that the city awarded the 2028 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games has no right to demand extra funding from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in return for hosting the event.

A senior sporting official has warned that the city awarded the 2028 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games has no right to demand extra funding from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in return for hosting the event.Association of Summer
 
   
Paralympics boss to have no say on 2024 and 2028 games venues
 
 104.7 Minster FM     2017-07-04 kl. 19:15     298 words
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The head of the Paralympic movement will have no say on whether the 2024 games is held in Paris or Los Angeles because of an "election timing issue".

Paralympics boss to have no say on 2024 and 2028 games venues.... The head of the Paralympic movement will have no say on whether the 2024 games is held in Paris or Los Angeles because of an "election timing issue".The new president of the International Paralympic...

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Vote for June's Allianz Athlete of the Month
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-04 kl. 18:52     356 words
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World record breaker, first-time Grand Slam winner and an MVP all make the shortlist. The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has revealed the shortlist for the Allianz Athlete of the Month for June, and you can now vote for the winner on www.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has revealed the shortlist for the Allianz Athlete of the Month for June, and you can now vote for the winner on www.paralympic.org .... The nominations are compiled from submissions by National Paralympic...
 
   
Cumbria School Games finals kick off in Carlisle
 
 itv.com     2017-07-04 kl. 18:24     437 words
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finals kick off in Carlisle Photo: Over 650 children from schools all across Cumbria are set to take part in the finals of the annual to become County Champions.

Team GB representative in the Marathon at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Alistair Thomas, from Cockermouth -
 
   
Sports stars and artists among those to be honoured by Nottingham Trent
 
 Nottingham Post     2017-07-04 kl. 18:19     574 words
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JonPritchard Posted: July 04, 2017 ecsImgOllie Hynd-8967448603167626396

They include Ollie Hynd, who won two gold medals and set two world records in the swimming pool at the Paralympics in Rio last year, and director of BME Cancer Communities Rose Thompson, who has four decades of experience working in cancer services.
 
   
Sports stars and artists among those to be honoured by Nottingham Trent University
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-07-04 kl. 18:14     99 words
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Inspirational men and women from the world of sport, business and culture will be honoured with degrees from Nottingham Trent University later this month.

They include Ollie Hynd, who won two gold medals and set two world records in the swimming pool at the Paralympics in Rio last year, and director of BME Cancer Communities Rose Thompson, who has four decades of experience working in cancer services.
 
   
Stirling Uni sports star adds MBE to list of tennis titles
 
 Central FM 103.1     2017-07-04 kl. 18:08     162 words
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Stirling University's tennis star Gordon Reid has been awarded an MBE for services to the sport. He received it today in the latest Royal Honours lists. At the Paralympics in Rio last summer, he took singles gold and a silver medal in the doubles.

At the Paralympics in Rio last summer, he took singles gold and a silver medal in the doubles.In January this year, he completed a career Grand Slam of doubles titles after winning the Australian Open.... The Paralympian is looking forward to defending...
 
   
First World Para Powerlifting Athlete Rep to be elected
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-04 kl. 17:26     173 words
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Nominations now open ahead of voting at upcoming World Championships in Mexico City.

Nominations now open ahead of voting at upcoming World Championships in Mexico City.World Para Powerlifting invites National Paralympic Committees to nominate one candidate as Athlete Representative for the elections due to take place at the Mexico
 
   
Devon Iraq veteran's Paralympic dream
 
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A veteran who lost his leg in an explosion in Iraq has won a world cup race in Spain, beating the world number one. Triathlete Steven Crowley won the World Paratriathlon Cup race in Altafulla in Spain.

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Echo Sport preview edition June 18
 
 Echo.ie     2017-07-04 kl. 17:21     487 words
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We thought the summer would bring something of a reduction in terms of the amount of sport happening in our local area, but as soon as one season finishes you can be sure another gets going, and the GAA calender is now well under way.

Elsewhere, Irish Paralympic goalkeeper and Firhouse native Brian McGillivary speaks to Echo Sport ahead of the team’s qualification competition for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio.... The Irish squad have travelled to St Georges Park in Staffordshire for the CP 7-a-side World Championships, and if they can secure a quarter-final place it may be enough to see them qualify for the Rio 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
Marlou van Rhijn embracing 'Blade Babe' nickname ahead of World Para
 
 London Evening Standard     2017-07-04 kl. 17:03     3654 words
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MATT MAJENDIE Tuesday 4 July 2017 14:44 BST Waiting game: Marlou van Rhijn will bid for a third golden double at the worlds AFP/Getty Images

She trains in Amsterdam and Loughborough, and London hosted the seminal moment of her athletics career, in which she won 200m Paralympic gold. “I've been back to the stadium twice since then and it's like I get to live London 2012 all over
 
   
Gold Coast named host of 2018 World Triathlon Series Grand Final
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-04 kl. 17:02     342 words
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Gold Coast has been announced as host of the International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Triathlon Series Grand Final in 2018.

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Tolfrey to receive 2017 Paralympic Scientific Award
 
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Professor Vicky Tolfrey-Goosey has been elected recipient of the prestigious 2017 Paralympic Scientific Award from the International Paralympic Committee.

Tolfrey to receive 2017 Paralympic Scientific Award.... Professor Vicky Tolfrey-Goosey has been elected recipient of the prestigious 2017 Paralympic Scientific Award from the International Paralympic Committee.One of Loughborough University’s...
 
   
Paralympics leadership denied vote by IOC on 2024 host city
 
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In pics: The Queen set for series of royal engagements in Scotland
 
 Sunday Post     2017-07-04 kl. 16:43     239 words
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Queen Elizabeth II (right) greets Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at an audience at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh.

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Celebrating Sport at the 2017 Sussex School Games
 
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Hundreds of children from across the county enjoyed a ‘mini-Olympic & Paralympic style’ festival of sport...

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Marlou van Rhijn embracing Blade Babe nickname ahead of World Para Athletics Championships
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-07-04 kl. 16:03     421 words
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Marlou van Rhijn could be forgiven for cringing at the nickname ‘Blade Babe’. But the 25-year-old Dutch sprinter has embraced the moniker, the world record holder in both the T43 100m and 200m believing the tag has had its benefits.

She trains in Amsterdam and Loughborough, and London hosted the seminal moment of her athletics career, in which she won 200m Paralympic gold. “I’ve been back to the stadium twice since then and it’s like I get to live London 2012 all over
 
   
VISTA 2017 Scientific Award winner announced
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-04 kl. 16:00     679 words
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Vicky Tolfrey-Goosey honoured for Para athlete sports science research.

Vicky Tolfrey-Goosey honoured for Para athlete sports science research.The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that Professor Vicky Tolfrey-Goosey has received the 2017 IPC Paralympic Scientific Award, which will be presented at

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Get the latest local news straight to your inbox every day Three Paralympic gold medallists have spoken of their pride as they added an honour from the Queen to their tally of awards.

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Organisers of Brisbane 2019 Inas Global Games hold basketball training project in China
 
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Organisers of the Brisbane 2019 International Federation for Intellectual Disability Sport (Inas) Global Games have held a basketball training project in Shenzhen in an attempt to grow inclusive sport in China.

Inas describes China as a "huge untapped potential", pointing out that none of the country’s athletes who competed at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games had an intellectual impairment and that the number who currently participate in Inas events is low.
 
   
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Kadeena Cox Eyes Up Cycling Bid to Improve Competitive Chances
 
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A whirlwind trip around Asia for PEFC’s CEO
 
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Edit item Jul 04 2017 Three weeks, five countries, countless meetings and many air miles! It has been an action packed month for Ben Gunneberg, the CEO of PEFC International. “It has been fantastic to travel around Asia this past month,” said Ben.

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Baguio para athletes seek spot in PH squad
 
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AT LEAST three para athletes are keen on seeking a spot for the Philippine contingent bound for the 2017 Asean Para Games to be held later this year in Malaysia.

Bantiloc, the two time bronze medalist in archery in the Asean Paralympic Games, has yet to get the prescribed wheelchair for archery following her plea early this year.... Originally a power lifter, Agustina was a silver medalist in the second Asean Paralympic...
 
   
Paralympic champion snubbed by Newcastle City Council
 
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Bucks New University students support films charting the history of the disability arts movement
 
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A trio of Buckinghamshire New University students are supporting the filming of a series of short films charting the history of the National Disability Arts Collection & Archive (NDACA).

Its alumni include renowned British designer Robin Day, London 2012 Paralympian and Olympian medallists Naomi Riches and Chloe Rogers, and actor and comedian Noel Fielding.
 
   
Bruinsma set for Berlin World Series
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-04 kl. 14:34     559 words
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Dutch teenager aiming to build on successful Paralympic debut. Sixteen-year-old S11 swimmer Liesette Bruinsma is having a year to remember.

Dutch teenager aiming to build on successful Paralympic debut.... Now, she can proudly display the five Paralympic medals she won, including two golds, and has her sights firmly set on the World Championships in Mexico City this autumn.
 
   
Best of British: Hollie Arnold
 
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Paralympic javelin champion ready to end London 2012 heartache at Para athletics Worlds. Confidence is key for British javelin thrower Hollie Arnold.

Best of British: Hollie Arnold. Paralympic javelin champion ready to end London 2012 heartache at Para athletics Worlds.... It was a result that left her devastated, but now with two world titles and a Paralympic gold from Rio 2016 under her belt – not to...
 
   
Seeds sown for new wheelchair tennis grass court season
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-04 kl. 14:32     408 words
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A new grass court tournament beginning in Surbiton on Thursday (July 6) is being hailed as a "groundbreaking development in the wheelchair tennis calendar".

They also missed an opportunity to join Olympic tennis players on grass courts at Wimbledon during London 2012, with Paralympic competition instead held on a hard court at Eton Manor.
 
   
Paralympics leadership denied vote by IOC on 2024 host city
 
 Mail On Sunday     2017-07-04 kl. 14:30     423 words
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Associated Press 13:16 BST, 4 July 2017 The host city for the 2024 Paralympics will be selected without the Paralympic leadership having a say in whether Los Angeles or Paris is chosen.

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The Woodlands Swim Team Hires New Head Coach and Associate Head Coach
 
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Creative director Steve Boyd extends Kynren for upcoming season
 
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Kynren - An Epic Tale of England, a spectacular open air show will reopen for the 2017 season on 1 July 2017.

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Atos launches the highest-performing quantum simulator in the world
 
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Plan for hospitality houses along River Seine revealed by Paris 2024
 
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Cartoon Network launches anti-bullying campaign
 
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CARTOON Network Africa teams up with paralympian medalist, Ntando Mahlangu, for its 2017 CN Buddy Network anti-bullying campaign, encouraging viewers to “Be a Buddy, Not a Bully”.

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5 Facts About...Hunter Woodhall
 
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The lowdown on USA's contender for sprint T43 gold at London 2017. US sprinter Hunter Woodhall, who competes in the T43 class, clinched 200m T44 silver and 400m T44 bronze at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games .

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ATOS : launches the highest performing quantum simulator in the world
 
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World Para Athletics Championships - five events to watch
 
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At the last edition of the World Para Athletics Championships in Doha two years ago, Britain finished fourth in the medal table with 13 golds, nine silvers and nine bronzes.

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UEL women clinch World Championship spots
 
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09:00 04 July 2017 Sprinters secure 1-2 at British trials

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Atos launches world-first prescriptive Security Operations Center (SOC) with automated response
 
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Tokyo Networking Night with the Islamic Missions
 
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ISLAND RIDING CENTRE OPENS NEAR NEWPORT
 
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Cally Dawkins with Twix Photo: www.grahamreadingphotograpy.com A brand new, all-weather equestrian complex has opened on the outskirts of Newport.

Paralympian Ade Adepitan officially cut the ribbon alongside girlfriend and singer Elle Exxe during last month’s Isle of Wight Festival.
 
   
This Grand Slam tennis champ first picked up a racket at 21
 
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Lucas Sithole is Grand-Slam-good at tennis.

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Swimming curtain raiser for Commonwealth Games coming to Gold Coast Aquatic Centre
 
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Gold Coast locals and swimming fans will be treated to a star-studded preview of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) as Swimming Australia

Paralympic stars Daniel Fox , Ellie Cole , Brendan Hall , Madi Scott, Timothy Disken and Matt Levy , will all be on show .... Paralympic silver medallist and local Gold Coast resident Monique Murphy said she is excited to be able to race in front of a...

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He refuses to let disability deter his dreams
 
 rediff.com     2017-07-04 kl. 10:32     842 words
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Confined to a wheelchair, Mohammad Shams refused to let his sporting dreams die. Rediff.com's Laxmi Negi speaks to the champion swimmer. Mohammad Shams Aalam Shaikh was at home in Dharavi, north-central Mumbai, deeply upset.

After Germany Shams wants to focus on the 2018 Para Asian Games and the 2020 Paralympics.... 29 Indian athletes participated in the 2016 Paralympics and returned with four medals.

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rediff.com (web)
 
   
Tennis ace and poet laureate to be honoured by the Queen
 
 Stv.tv     2017-07-04 kl. 10:30     364 words
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Winner: Gordon Reid will be made an MBE. SNS Group A poet, a wheelchair tennis ace and the founder of a cafe dedicated to helping the homeless are among those being honoured by the Queen at an investiture ceremony.

At the Paralympics in Rio last summer, he took singles gold and a silver medal in the doubles.

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Evening Express (web) - Tayside and Fife Courier (web)
 
   
Army veteran pushes through PTSD; hopes to break records
 
 Sierra Vista Herald     2017-07-04 kl. 09:58     902 words
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As wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans representing American, British and Australian teams took it to the track on Monday to compete for medals, medically retired Army Staff Sgt.

The DoD Warrior Games are an annual event allowing veterans to compete in Paralympic-style sports from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Coast Guard, Air Force, U.S.
 
   
Do blind people express their emotions in the same way as people who can see?
 
 Alpha Galileo     2017-07-04 kl. 09:58     818 words
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Facial expressions play a powerful role in social interactions from birth to adulthood. Fear, joy, anger — all our emotions are articulated and understood thanks to universal codes.

Scientists analysed the 2004 Paralympic Games: blind and sighted athletes articulated their happiness and disappointment in similar ways, including the forced smiles of competitors who finished second, so close to their goal.

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Technology Networks (web)
 
   
On this day: Sochi was chosen as host city of the 2014 Winter Games
 
 Russia Beyond The Headlines     2017-07-04 kl. 09:55     122 words
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Sochi is a city in Krasnodar Territory, located on the Black Sea near the border between Georgia/Abkhazia and Russia. In 2002 it became Russia’s largest resort city.

In 2002 it became Russia’s largest resort city.In June 2006, the International Olympic Committee announced that Sochi had been selected as a finalist to host the 2014 Winter Olympics and the 2014 Winter Paralympics.

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Tokyo governor fights for 'passive smoking' ordinance
 
 Nikkei Asian Review     2017-07-04 kl. 09:44     383 words
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TOKYO -- Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said Tuesday that she wants to pass an ordinance that protects non-smokers from passive smoke, calling it a priority ahead of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.

TOKYO -- Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said Tuesday that she wants to pass an ordinance that protects non-smokers from passive smoke, calling it a priority ahead of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.She would also like to make the capital Asia's...

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Tokyo Daily News (web)
 
   
On This Day - July 4 2009: American Serena Williams beat her sister Venus to win Wimbledon
 
 The Irish News     2017-07-04 kl. 09:28     583 words
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ON THIS DAY 1919: Jack Dempsey beat Jess Willard to become the new world heavyweight boxing champion. 1938: Helen Wills-Moody won her eighth Wimbledon title on the same day another Centre Court heroine, Suzanne Lenglen of France, died of leukaemia.

BIRTHDAYS Sir Philip Craven (paralympics) - represented Britain in wheelchair basketball at five Paralympic Games.... Current president of the International Paralympic Committee, born 1950.