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Kritiken mot Alice Bah Kuhnke
 
 SVT Nyheter     2017-07-06 kl. 22:48     350 words
 
Publicerad: igår 22.29 Uppdaterad: igår 22.51 De stora idrottsevenemangen ska sändas i de fria kanalerna så att alla ska titta. Det tycker tre uppsatta idrottschefer som är kritiska mot regeringen, som inte gett något tydligt svar i frågan.

Att kunna visa upp oss medialt från exempelvis Paralympics har en väldigt stor betydelse för oss, säger Margareta Israelsson.
 
   
Bildextra: Här är lirarna med äkta golfhandikapp
 
 Norrländska Socialdemokraten     2017-07-06 kl. 19:53     333 words
 
Snacka om golfhandikapp. En grupp funktionshindrade killar och tjejer har upptäckt "Handigolf" och tar sikte på "hole in one" i Rutvik i sommar. - Ögonblicklig glädje, säger arrangören Björn Ruthberg.

Ögonblicklig glädje, säger arrangören Björn Ruthberg.För tredje sommaren i rad bjuder Luleå handikappidrottsförening och Luleå golfklubb in till "Handigolf".
 
   
SvRF:s ordförande vill att alla ska kunna se OS och Paralympics på tv
 
 Hippson     2017-07-06 kl. 11:43     182 words
 
I dag publicerades en debattartikel på Aftonbladet.se där tre företrädare för idrottsrörelsen, däribland Svenska Ridsportförbundets ordförande Ulf Brömster, vill säkra tillgängligheten till OS och Paralympics.

SvRF:s ordförande vill att alla ska kunna se OS och Paralympics på tv.... I dag publicerades en debattartikel på Aftonbladet.se där tre företrädare för idrottsrörelsen, däribland Svenska Ridsportförbundets ordförande Ulf Brömster, vill säkra tillgängligheten till OS och Paralympics...
 
   
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Five For Friday: Men's Volleyball
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-07 kl. 08:34     290 words
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Five For Friday: Field Hockey Five For Friday: Sailing Five For Friday: Softball Five For Friday: Women's Volleyball The U.S.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “The best thing about our team is our composure, our togetherness,” said team captain Kawika Shoji, a 2016 Olympic bronze medalist. “There

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BRITISH CELEBRITIES THROW THEIR WEIGHT BEHIND THE WORLD PARA ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS AND #FILLTHESTADIUM
 
 Sportsvibe.co.uk     2017-07-07 kl. 08:34     700 words
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Friday 7th July   British greats of culture, media and sport have all come together to throw their weight behind #FillTheStadium with just over

six-time Paralympic gold medallist David Weir are all backing #FillTheStadium....championship outside of a Paralympic Games.... We have had the Anniversary Games over the last few years but nothing is going to compare to what London 2017 is going to be like for the Olympic as well as the Paralympic...
 
   
Aussies arrive in England ahead of INAS Tri-Series
 
 Cricket Australia     2017-07-07 kl. 08:27     388 words
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Australia’s best cricketers with an intellectual disability have touched down in England, ahead of the 2017 INAS Tri-Series.

Australia announced the country’s single largest investment in women’s sport and diversity sports programs.  A key milestone of that investment making cricket the first non-Paralympic Australian sport to fully fund its national teams.
 
   
Berlin to stage final World Series
 
 ZwemZa     2017-07-07 kl. 08:26     378 words
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by , 2017 Belarus’ Ihar Boki and Great Britain’s Bethany Firth are among the competitors at the World Series in Berlin.

A number of Paralympic and world champions will be in attendance.... Belarus’ most successful Paralympian Ihar Boki, Japan’s six-time Paralympic medallist Keiichi Kimura and the Netherlands’ Rio 2016 silver medallist Olivier van de Voort will be some of...
 
   
Athletics: East Kilbirde's Diane Gillan dedicate medal wins to tragic friend
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-07-07 kl. 08:21     109 words
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East Kilbride athlete Diane Gillan has dedicated her recent medal success to a tragic family friend. The 28-year-old from Whitehills picked up a silver medal and two bronze at the recent Red Star Disability Athletics championships.

The 28-year-old from Whitehills picked up a silver medal and two bronze at the recent Red Star Disability Athletics championships.Diane claimed silver in the 60 metres and bronze in both the long jump and softball throw at the event which was held
 
   
Mainichi Shimbun committee meets for 2nd time on making Tokyo 2020 barrier-free
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2017-07-07 kl. 07:47     288 words
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Japan Sports Agency Commissioner Daichi Suzuki, third from top left, and other Mainichi Universal Committee members attend a meeting in Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward on July 6, 2017.

Japan Sports Agency Commissioner Daichi Suzuki, third from top left, and other Mainichi Universal Committee members attend a meeting in Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward on July 6, 2017.(Mainichi) Ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, the

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2017 Surrey Para Games is here!
 
 96.4 Eagle Radio     2017-07-07 kl. 07:00     252 words
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It is a big day for children across our area - as the 32017  Surrey Para Games takes place this morning. The annual event sees hundreds of youngsters with disabilities and special educational needs competing in the annual sports festival.

offer. Held at Charterhouse Club in Godalming today, the Games are organised by  Active Surrey   and supported by South West Surrey  MP Jeremy Hun t  and  Paralympian Rachel Morris MBE.
 
   
Boat race, mini market part of GK Run 2017
 
 Jamaica Gleaner     2017-07-07 kl. 06:38     592 words
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Downtown Kingston is the place to be on Sunday, July 9. So say the organisers of the ninth annual GraceKennedy Education Run.

Jamaica. Through the Jamaica Rowing Federation's partnership with the Jamaica Paralympic Association, several differently abled athletes have been gaining good experience rowing.
 
   
Adaptive Sports, Service Dog Aid Airman in Recovery
 
 OrlandoEcho.com     2017-07-07 kl. 06:33     941 words
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- For medically retired Air Force Tech. Sgt. Eric Fisher, an archer, swimmer and track and field athlete at the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games here, resilience isn't just a word -- it's a way of life. Medically retired Air Force Tech. Sgt.

Held annually, the games feature wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans competing in Paralympic-style sports.... Held annually, the games feature wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans competing in Paralympic-style sports.
 
   
Theatre Targeting Foreign Visitors To Open In Tokyo Friday
 
 Bernama     2017-07-07 kl. 06:30     225 words
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TOKYO, July 7 (Bernama) -- Studio Alta Co will open a new theater in the Yurakucho district in central Tokyo's Chiyoda Ward Friday, aiming to attract

Studio Alta Co will open a new theater in the Yurakucho district in central Tokyo's Chiyoda Ward Friday, aiming to attract. ...visitors from abroad ahead of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in the Japanese capital, Japan's Jiji Press reported.
 
   
SPORTS DIGEST: Justin Turner is deserving of all-star recognition
 
 Wave Newspapers     2017-07-07 kl. 06:22     1441 words
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Justin Turner is a feel-good story if ever there was one.

Working with LA 2024, I hope we can bring the Olympic and Paralympic Games back to Los Angeles.” “Kobe is synonymous with L.A.’s status as a global sports and entertainment capital and he will be an excellent addition to our bid team,” said
 
   
SLED HOCKEY: Joseph Yarish headed to camp in New York
 
 MedicalHealthNews.net     2017-07-07 kl. 06:14     641 words
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Joseph Yarish doesn't have the use of his legs like most people, but that doesn't stop the 15-year-old Fannettsburg resident from staying physically active.

He was nominated by former USA Hockey men's Paralympic coach Joe Sauer (who passed away this past February).... The goal is to "develop these players for the USA Developmental team and USA Paralympic team," she said.... "USA Paralympic team has become the...
 
   
Athlete with cerebral palsy offers inspiration during visit
 
 Niagara Gazette     2017-07-07 kl. 05:00     630 words
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NORTH TONAWANDA — Mike Brown started playing table tennis at the age of 13. Today, the Rochester native is among the best competitive players in the world, having been selected to participate in the Parapan American Games.

Brown for the help he gave her son helping him with some of those expenses in return.  "I found out that Mike, who had been so helpful to the family, almost couldn't have his wish to go compete with the Paralympics, which involves traveling and
 
   
Theater Targeting Foreign Visitors to...
 
 Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies     2017-07-07 kl. 04:55     76 words
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The full content of this page is available to premium users only. You can contact us to gain premium access to full texts, high resoluton photos and videos at oana@itar-tass.com Tokyo, July 6 (Jiji Press)--Studio Alta Co.

aiming to attract visitors from abroad ahead of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in the Japanese capital.
 
   
Celebrate legendary sports
 
 Shepparton News     2017-07-07 kl. 04:41     342 words
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The long-awaited provision of a Greater Shepparton Sports Hall of Fame is an exciting development and one the entire community should be proud of.

The inductees come from a broad cross-section of sporting arenas, from lawn bowls, croquet, boxing, netball, hockey, to Olympians and Paralympians, and umpires.

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C of E, all mod. cons
 
 ChurchTimes     2017-07-07 kl. 03:40     369 words
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A CHURCH in Farsley, West York­shire, is believed to be the first to open a fully accessible Changing Places Toilet for severely disabled adults and children.

A CHURCH in Farsley, West York­shire, is believed to be the first to open a fully accessible Changing Places Toilet for severely disabled adults and children.The initiative was inspired by a visit to the London Paralympics by the Vicar of St
 
   
Justin Gatlin Edges 100-Meter Field As Sam Kendricks Sets Pole Vault Meet Record At Lausanne Diamond League
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-07 kl. 03:18     558 words
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, 6:59 p.m. (ET) Justin Gatlin reacts after winning the men's 100-meter at the IAAF Golden Gala at Stadio Olimpico on June 4, 2015 in Rome.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Maccabiah Games' spectacular Jerusalem opening ceremony
 
 Jerusalem Post     2017-07-07 kl. 02:50     713 words
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Hosting about 10,000 Jewish and Israeli athletes and tens of thousands of fans, Jerusalem’s Teddy Stadium brimmed with excitement on Thursday night as the 20th Maccabiah Games opened.

The athletes will test their skills in one of the four Maccabiah divisions—Junior, Masters, Open, and Paralympics.
 
   
Spurs sign White, now he'll repay student loan quickly
 
 MySanAntonio     2017-07-07 kl. 02:04     314 words
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SALT LAKE CITY – Derrick White sported a big  smil before the Utah Summer League preseason finale against the Philadelphia 76ers. "I feel good," said White. He should feel great.

Photo: Express-News Photo / Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 San Antonio Spurs 2017 draft pick Derrick White speaks with the press after participating in a South Texas Regional Adaptive & Paralympic...
 
   
Swimming: Scottish star Roisin Ramsay travels to Bahamas for Commonwealth Youth Games
 
 The National     2017-07-07 kl. 02:03     982 words
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NEXT week, 41 young Scottish athletes will set off for the sunny shores of the Bahamas. While it sounds like the holiday of a lifetime, there is slightly more at stake than that.

Paralympic medallist Scott Quin.
 
   
Key IOC Session for 2024 and 2028 bid processes set for Tuesday afternoon in Lausanne
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-07 kl. 01:41     544 words
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Members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will discuss - and presumably decide - whether to award both the 2024 and 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games together later this year next Tuesday (July 11) at an Extraordinary Session in Lausanne.

Members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will discuss - and presumably decide - whether to award both the 2024 and 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games together later this year next Tuesday (July 11) at an Extraordinary Session in
 
   
These actors with disabilities are wowing theater crowds
 
 New York Post     2017-07-07 kl. 01:41     720 words
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“Cost of Living” actors Katy Sullivan and Gregg Mozgala surprise audiences when they come out for bows. Brian Zak Gregg Mozgala was born with cerebral palsy; Katy Sullivan, without lower legs.

leg!” Sullivan can’t tap either, but she’s a runner who represented the US at London’s 2012 Paralympic Games — and Mozgala’s done a dance piece.
 
   
Where Would These 20 Team USA Athletes Vacation If They Could Go Anywhere In The World?
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-07 kl. 01:31     1318 words
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, 6:28 p.m. (ET) Olympic-caliber athletes have pretty full passports. There aren’t a lot of places they haven’t been. But most of the time, their sightseeing consists of venues, hotels and airports.

Find out! Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Paralympic Swimmer Martha Ruether Keeps Making Strides To Become Medalist
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-07 kl. 01:31     924 words
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, 6:15 p.m. (ET) Martha Ruether will represent Team USA at the final stop of the World Para Swimming World Series in Berlin. A world exists where Martha Ruether has fantastic vision and competes at an elite level.

Paralympic Swimmer Martha Ruether Keeps Making Strides To Become Medalist. , 6:15 p.m.... A world exists where Martha Ruether has fantastic vision and competes at an elite level.That world is a swimming pool, and Ruether has catapulted herself to being one of the top Paralympic...
 
   
Sports Talk: Time was right for adaptive surfing debut at Switchfoot eventJuly 6, 2017
 
 Encinitas Coast News     2017-07-07 kl. 01:28     670 words
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The  Switchfoot Bro-Am was epic, of course, with the recent collision of surf, sun and sounds once again proving to be the perfect kickoff for summer.

She’s a three-time Paralympic Gold Medalist and is eager to spread the word about the powers sports possess in aiding the disabled. “We’re helping people understand what people with disabilities can do and change the perception that

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How much trust do you give?
 
 Changeboard     2017-07-07 kl. 01:20     950 words
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What’s the truth about trust and how can it enable and empower us to be the best we can and unleash the talent in our organisations, communities and all our networks of influence? Lord Chris Holmes explores.

With the Olympic Games, 26 World Championships happening simultaneously, as well as the Paralympic Games: we couldn’t be there at all times, we had to trust in others.... By Lord Chris Holmes Chris is Lord of Richmond and the UK’s most successful Paralympic...
 
   
Canadian Aurelie Rivard Breaks World Record in S10 200 Free
 
 SwimSwam     2017-07-07 kl. 00:57     251 words
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2017 Para Swimming World Series – Berlin July 6th-9th, 2017 Berlin, Germany Multi-Class Meet 5th of 5 stops in the tour Meet Central Canadian

2017 Para Swimming World Series – Berlin July 6th-9th, 2017 Berlin, Germany Multi-Class Meet 5th of 5 stops in the tour Meet Central Canadian. ...Paralympian  Aurelie Rivard has broken the World Record in the S10 200 meter freestyle on Thursday
 
   
Athletes compete at 2017 Warrior Games Cycling event
 
 DVIDS     2017-07-07 kl. 00:35     350 words
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CHICAGO – Warrior Athletes representing all branches of U.S. military, special operations, the United Kingdom, and Australia competed in cycling events as a part of the 2017 DoD Warrior games in Chicago, July 6.

unique opportunity for wounded service members past and present to display their strength, determination and competitiveness by competing in a series of Paralympic events. “It gives them a chance to show what they can do, instead of focusing on
 
   
News From Around the World - EME NEWS (JULY 05, 2017)
 
 California Track and Running News     2017-07-06 kl. 23:54     2117 words
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  Event by event   Men   100m: Justin Gatlin and Akani Simbini renew their close rivalry, while they could be pushed by Isiah Young and Ben Youssef Meite.

Legnante won the European indoor title in 2007 before losing sight in both eyes. “This is a challenge I would like to face: it would be nice to see a blind athlete compete with the regulars, it would have a symbolic value throughout the Paralympic
 
   
Kamloops athlete medals twice at Canadian Track and Field Championships
 
 CFJC Today     2017-07-06 kl. 23:53     117 words
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KAMLOOPS — Gret Stewart starred in basketball with the TRU WolfPack for four years, he's a world standing volleyball champion and a former Kamloops Sports Council male athlete of the year. He now has his sights set on Tokoy in 2020.

Stewart, who has only been in training in the two throwing events for three months, says his goal is to get carded with Athletics Canada and hopefully qualify for the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo.
 
   
7/7's most badly injured survivor has an inspiring message for terror
 
 Daily Mirror     2017-07-06 kl. 23:53     1331 words
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22:07, 6 JUL 2017 Blinded by blood and engulfed in skin-burning smoke, the sound of screams muffled by her damaged eardrums, Martine Wright lay helpless and dying in a bomb crater.

But 12 years on Martine, 44, is a Team GB Paralympic athlete and has written her autobiography about turning the most horrific day of her life into something positive.... Not only did she compete for Team GB in the London Paralympics, she went on to have...
 
   
Jon Stewart to co-anchor special ESPN Warrior Games coverage
 
 Military Times     2017-07-06 kl. 23:44     271 words
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Jon Stewart's role with the Warrior Games will expand Friday night, as the comedian branches out from emcee duties into a brand-new gig: "SportsCenter" anchor.

Special Forces Command teams are participating in Paralympic-style events, alongside teams from Great Britain and Australia.
 
   
Bridgestone Backs Five U.S. Hopefuls on the Road to PyeongChang 2018
 
 4 Traders     2017-07-06 kl. 23:43     278 words
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By a Reporter-Staff Editor at Entertainment weekly -- Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

Bridgestone Americas, Inc.(Bridgestone), a subsidiary of the world's largest tire and rubber company and a Worldwide Olympic Partner, announced its support for five of Team USA's top athletes on the road to the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games
 
   
A lifelong relationship
 
 Leeds Beckett University     2017-07-06 kl. 23:13     1217 words
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As a Graduate of our University you will be joining a large network of 130,000 global members. Here are a few of our notable alumni that have gone on to gain tremendous success in their given field and in some cases have earned worldwide recognition.

Sarah Storey Sarah, who studied for a Sport and Exercise Science degree at our University, has won a staggering 22 Paralympic medals across six Paralympic Games.... After being fast-tracked into the British team at age 14, she brought home two gold, three silver and one bronze medal on her Paralympic...
 
   
Wedding highlights opening for 20th Maccabiah Games in Israel
 
 JTA     2017-07-06 kl. 23:08     341 words
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JERUSALEM ( JTA ) — Thousands of athletes and spectators who came to celebrate the opening of the 20th Maccabiah Games in Jerusalem got to revel in another rite — the Jewish wedding of a Canadian hockey player.

first Israeli rhythmic gymnast to win a medal in both the World and European championships; Moran Samuel, an Israeli rower who medaled at the Rio Paralympics in 2016, and Ori Sasson, an Israeli judoka who also won a bronze in Rio.

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Cannes Lions' Creative Roar Resonates For Jury Presidents, Judges
 
 ShootOnline     2017-07-06 kl. 22:58     3004 words
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In SHOOT ’s preview (5/21) of this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, PJ Pereira, president of the Entertainment Lions jury,

Channel 4 promo for its coverage of the Paralympics.... The film was released in conjunction with the 2017 Paralympic Games.
 
   
American athletes converge on Jerusalem for Maccabiah Games
 
 Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles     2017-07-06 kl. 22:39     324 words
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More than 1,100 Jewish athletes were selected to represent the United States at the 20th World Maccabiah Games, known as the Jewish Olympics, that opened today at Jerusalem’s Teddy Stadium and continue through July 18.

The Maccabiah Games have connected Jewish communities from around the world since 1932, with athletes competing in four divisions: junior, open, masters and paralympics.
 
   
DOD Warrior Games opens with US, UK, Australian athletes
 
 Foreign Affairs.co.nz     2017-07-06 kl. 22:35     1614 words
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MIL OSI USA – Source: United States Army Headline: 1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Team Army enters opening ceremonies for the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games at Soldier Field in Chicago July 1, 2017.

members and veterans to compete in Paralympic-style sports.... The DOD Warrior Games are an annual event allowing wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans to compete in Paralympic-style sports.... The DOD Warrior Games are an annual event allowing wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans to compete in Paralympic...
 
   
Rolling with the punches: Spc. Jay Marquiss on staying resilient through unexpected setbacks
 
 Foreign Affairs.co.nz     2017-07-06 kl. 22:35     619 words
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MIL OSI USA – Source: United States Army Headline: 1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Spc. Jay Marquiss, stationed at Fort Carson, Colo.

The DOD Warrior Games are an annual event allowing wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans in Paralympic-style sports including archery, cycling, field, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and wheelchair basketball.
 
   
SWIMMING: The Woodlands Swim Team hires new coaches
 
 Chron.com     2017-07-06 kl. 22:35     622 words
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The Woodlands Swim Team has announced the addition of two highly experienced swim coaches to their coaching staff. Kit Raulerson joins TWST as the new head coach, while Greg Davis will serve as the organization's new associate head coach.

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.
 
   
Let's get outdoors, Northern Michigan: Brave Hearts bow bonanza
 
 Petoskey News     2017-07-06 kl. 22:18     900 words
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With a slight stretch of the imagination, it’s a scene straight out of Jurassic Park. A young boy and his father using the only weapons at their disposal — recurve and compound bows — in an attempt of fend off a charging velociraptor.

Even the Michigan State Police donated a few targets!” Vasos added Camp Cuervo hopes to bring more disabled soldiers to the facility, including those training for Paralympic competitions. “This is the second season for the course," said Aaron
 
   
U.S. Olympic Committee Announces Best Of June Honors For Team USA Awards Presented By Dow
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-06 kl. 22:00     467 words
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, 3:30 p.m. (ET) (L-R) Breanna Clark, the U.S. Women's Senior National Synchro Team and CJ Cummings earned Best of June honors for the Team USA Awards presented by Dow. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.

Paralympics Track & Field National Championships.
 
   
NZ para swimmers break records on first day in Berlin
 
 Voxy.co.nz     2017-07-06 kl. 21:49     331 words
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The New Zealand Para Swimming Team took to the pool for the first day of the IDM Berlin Open showing their competitors they meant business.

Rio 2016 Paralympian Jesse Reynolds was in great form and celebrated his return to international competition by breaking the national record in the Men’s 200m Freestyle S9 in a time of 2:11.53.... Gary Francis (Para Swimming National Development Coach, Paralympic...

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Celebrating 150 years of being (mostly) nice
 
 Raleigh News & Observer     2017-07-06 kl. 21:48     749 words
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America is not alone in celebrating its birthday during July.

(Spoiler alert: Canada won.) The other two sport stamps feature the Olympics and Paralympics hosted in Canada that “boosted our sense of national pride and showcased Canada to the world.” Joining Paralympians to reflect inclusiveness is the stamp...

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Ireland unable to finish on a high
 
 Echo.ie     2017-07-06 kl. 21:37     293 words
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By Stephen Leonard IRELAND’S CP soccer team were unable to finish on a high at the Rio Paralympic Games, losing 2-1 to USA in the seventh place play-off last night.

By Stephen Leonard IRELAND’S CP soccer team were unable to finish on a high at the Rio Paralympic Games, losing 2-1 to USA in the seventh place play-off last night.The American’s took a 1-0 lead by the half time break before Dillon Sheridan
 
   
Italian Paralympic boss welcomes hosting of IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Championship
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-06 kl. 21:37     368 words
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Italian Paralympic Committee President Luca Pancalli believes Rome "is once again the star of a major sports event" as the city prepares to host this

Italian Paralympic boss welcomes hosting of IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Championship.... Italian Paralympic Committee President Luca Pancalli believes Rome "is once again the star of a major sports event" as the city prepares to host this. ...year's...
 
   
Windsor’s Branden Walton eyes Paralympics bid
 
 Sonoma West Times and News     2017-07-06 kl. 21:36     321 words
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Former Jags running standout pursuing athletic dream Former Windsor High School track and cross-country star Branden Walton is on pace to realize a lifelong dream – landing a spot on the United States Paralympics team.

Windsor’s Branden Walton eyes Paralympics bid.... Former Jags running standout pursuing athletic dream Former Windsor High School track and cross-country star Branden Walton is on pace to realize a lifelong dream – landing a spot on the United States Paralympics...
 
   
Photos: 2017 Warrior Games
 
 Chicago Sun-Times     2017-07-06 kl. 21:18     44 words
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Sign-Up for our News & Politics Newsletter Sign-Up The DoD Warrior Games are an annual event allowing wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans to compete in Paralympic-style sports.

Photos: 2017 Warrior Games. Sign-Up for our News & Politics Newsletter Sign-Up The DoD Warrior Games are an annual event allowing wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans to compete in Paralympic-style sports.Shot put and discus events...
 
   
Kildare's Patrick Monahan ready for next week's Para Athletics World Championships in London
 
 Leinster Leader     2017-07-06 kl. 21:14     132 words
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Caragh athlete, Patrick Monahan is getting ready to take part in the Para Athletics World Championships, which begin in London next week.

SEE ALSO: The Road to Rio for Kildare's Paralympians The wheelchair racer will be competing in the 1500 heats July 16, and the 800 heats on July 19.  Paralympics Ireland announced a team of ten athletes for the championships which are set to take...
 
   
Dunkirk D- Day Beckons Again for 40th Tour Voile
 
 All About Shipping     2017-07-06 kl. 21:03     1559 words
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©Morgan Bove / ASO Dunkirk is where the famous Tour de France à la Voile started back on 1st July 1978.

Double Paralympic champion Damien Seguin co-skippers Team Fondation FDJ-Des Pieds et Des Mains, New Zealand’s Jason Saunders placed fourth in Rio in the NACRA and races with Beijaflore Sailing.

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LA2024 Shows Readiness Of UCLA For Olympic Games (Video)
 
 SwimSwam     2017-07-06 kl. 20:58     126 words
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In a video presented by the LA2024 Big Committee, they show off the UCLA campus and how it is Games ready today for the 20204 Olympic Games.

In a video presented by the LA2024 Big Committee, they show off the UCLA campus and how it is Games ready today for the 20204 Olympic Games.The campus itself would not only hold many Olympic events but also would house the Olympic and Paralympic
 
   
It's onwards & upwards at the Royal Southern Yacht Club Hamble, Hampshire, UK
 
 BYM News     2017-07-06 kl. 20:44     609 words
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In April, Karen Henderson-Williams, Commodore of the Royal Southern Yacht Club in Hamble, was writing to members saying how delighted the Club was with the success of the membership recruitment drive and its ensuing results.

disability sports ambassador Geoff Holt MBE and Paralympic Gold medallist Helena Lucas MBE.
 
   
Susan and Will Brown Are The First Mother-Son Duo To Make The National Shooting Team
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-06 kl. 20:14     895 words
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, 1:05 p.m. (ET) Susan and Will Brown pose with their medals at the USA Shooting National Championships for Rifle and Pistol on June 29, 2017 in Ft. Benning, Ga.

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"Ghanaians must motivate disabled athletes" - Ben Nunoo Mensah
 
 Ghana News Agency     2017-07-06 kl. 20:14     242 words
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Accra, July 6, GNA - Mr Ben Nunoo Mensah, President of the Ghana Olympics Committee (GOC) has urged all Ghanaians to support and encourage disabled athletes in the country. Speaking to the GNA Sports on Wednesday, Mr.

"Ghanaians must motivate disabled athletes" -... Mr Ben Nunoo Mensah, President of the Ghana Olympics Committee (GOC) has urged all Ghanaians to support and encourage disabled athletes in the country....unfortunate how we treat our brothers and sisters who are disabled, we have seen a disabled athlete...
 
   
2028 Olympics city will be chosen without Paralympics representation
 
 SmartBrief     2017-07-06 kl. 20:07     52 words
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Washington state officials are reminding horse owners to vaccinate their animals against West Nile virus, a potentially fatal zoonotic disease transmitted by mosquitoes. Keeping horses indoors at dusk and at dawn to prevent mosquito exposure also helps.

2028 Olympics city will be chosen without Paralympics representation.
 
   
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation's THH2017 Charity Art Performance Tour in Support of its Missions
 
 PR Newswire     2017-07-06 kl. 20:03     393 words
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/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tzu Chi USA announces its "Thousands of Helping Hands" THH2017 Charity Art Performance Tour featuring the astonishing artistry of the world-renowned China Disabled People's Performing Art Troupe (CDPPAT).

Tzu Chi USA's joining forces with the CDPPAT, who have performed at the Paralympic Games and were named "UNESCO Artist for Peace" by the UN, is symbolic and deeply meaningful.

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Six Irish swimmers racing in final Para swimming World Series in Berlin
 
 The Irish News     2017-07-06 kl. 20:02     485 words
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SIX IRISH SWIMMERS RACING AT FINAL PARA SWIMMING WORLD SERIES MEET IN BERLIN A team of six Irish swimmers are competing at the final World Para Swimming World Series meet in Berlin, Germany this weekend (6th - 9th July).

9th July).The team features Rio Paralympic bronze medallist Ellen Keane, as well as fellow Paralympians Nicole Turner from Laois and Ailbhe Kelly from Castleknock.... Paralympic medallist Keane will then contest the B final of the Women's 100m Butterfly...
 
   
Sailor Honors Fallen Comrades With Gold Medal Wins at Warrior Games
 
 Chicago News.Net     2017-07-06 kl. 19:48     910 words
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- After joining the Navy 20 years ago and attending basic training at nearby Naval Station Great Lakes, Navy Lt. Cmdr. Ramesh Haytasingh is excited to end his military career here as he competes in the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games. Navy Lt.

The games, held annually, feature wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans to competing in Paralympic-style sports, including archery, cycling, field, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and wheelchair basketball.
 
   
ESPN Features a Veteran in Body Issue For First Time Ever
 
 True Viral News     2017-07-06 kl. 19:46     361 words
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“I really thought about it and thought about the demographic and the people that would see it and I really realized that it wasn’t about me anymore,” she says.

She’s now one of the top Paralympic snowboarders in the world, and is hoping to make the 2018 U.S.... Paralympic snowboard team and compete in PyeongChang, South Korea next year.
 
   
Lawrence Judge named to USA coaching staff for upcoming World Para Championships
 
 Ball State Daily News     2017-07-06 kl. 19:44     147 words
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For the fifth time in his career, Lawrence Judge has been assigned to coach for the US Paralympic National Team.

For the fifth time in his career, Lawrence Judge has been assigned to coach for the US Paralympic National Team.The Ball State professor of kinesiology was been named to the coaching staff for the United States in the upcoming World Para
 
   
Cannes Ad Fest: 'Adidas Odds' highlights challenges faced by para athletes
 
 Smart Investor     2017-07-06 kl. 19:42     743 words
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It is not often that we see para-athletes advertising sports shoes. But sportswear company Adidas decided to break convention when it went ahead with ‘Adidas Odds’, a campaign conceptualised by Taproot Dentsu.

That Singh, the face of the campaign, which ran for a week during the 2016 Paralympic Games, continues engaging with consumers both online and offline even now, is a testimony of its success, Padhi says.... On the campaign trail Adidas Odds Released in September 2016 during the Paralympic...

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British Para canoe squads named for Euros and Worlds
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-06 kl. 19:30     263 words
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International debuts for Henshaw and Phillipson following Para sport switch. British Canoeing have named their squads for both the upcoming European and World Championships.

The squads are led by Paralympic gold medallist Emma Wiggs and Paralympic bronze medallist Nick Beighton, who have both been selected to compete in both KL2 competitions after impressive performances at the selection regatta on July 1.
 
   
President Molly Rhone Addresses INF Congress in Gaborone, Botswana
 
 Around The Rings     2017-07-06 kl. 19:18     2320 words
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The INF Congress is being held in Gaborone, Botswana on 6/7 July, prior to Netball World Youth Cup 2017 taking place in Gaborone between 8-16 July.

We are very grateful to the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sport, and the Botswana Netball Association, for partnering together to provide a Welfare and Safeguarding Officer to protect the welfare of athletes,

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Jon Stewart to co-host 'SportsCenter' for Warrior Games
 
 UPI     2017-07-06 kl. 18:43     253 words
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July 6 (UPI) -- Jon Stewart is set to co-host ESPN's SportsCenter alongside anchor Hannah Storm Friday for the conclusion of the Department of Defense's Warrior Games.

July 6 (UPI) -- Jon Stewart is set to co-host ESPN's SportsCenter alongside anchor Hannah Storm Friday for the conclusion of the Department of Defense's Warrior Games.A Paralympics-style event, the Warrior Games features 256 seriously injured or ill...

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IPC scientific and medical director backs calls for athlete-focused classification system
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-06 kl. 18:23     653 words
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International Paralympic Committee (IPC) scientific and medical director Peter Van de Vliet has claimed here today it is crucial that athletes have a

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) scientific and medical director Peter Van de Vliet has claimed here today it is crucial that athletes have a. ...voice throughout the IPC classification system, echoing the thoughts of Presidential candidate
 
   
Journalists key to sports development
 
 ZBC.co.zw     2017-07-06 kl. 18:22     239 words
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Sports journalists have a critical role to play in shaping the success of the industry in Zimbabwe. The media persons were reminded on their responsibility to educate and inspire a sporting mindset while exercising their duties professionally.

workshop organised by the Zimbabwe Olympic Committee (ZOC) in partnership with the Nowergian Olympic and Paralympic Committee as well as the Sports Journalist Association (SPOJA).
 
   
Para ice hockey to grow thanks to PyeongChang 2018
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-06 kl. 18:05     531 words
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Netherlands head list of nations receiving equipment from Actualising the Dream project.

World Para Ice Hockey also selected the National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) of Armenia, Australia and Kazakhstan to receive equipment this summer, as they look to develop and grow the sport in their own countries. “We are very grateful to be
 
   
June's record breakers
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-06 kl. 18:05     769 words
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The month of June saw a phenomenal 11 world records fall at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Nottwil, Switzerland, with records* also tumbling elsewhere around the world.

Men’s 200m T42 – Richard Whitehead (GB) Whitehead, the reigning world and Paralympic champion in the men’s 200m T42 , knocked 0.02 seconds off his own world record as he stormed home in 23.01.... Men’s 400m T36 – James Turner (AUS) The 800m T36 Paralympic...
 
   
'I'm happy with how I am': Wheelchair tennis star and Triple J presenter
 
 Daily Mail     2017-07-06 kl. 17:47     589 words
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Monique Friedlander For Daily Mail Australia 15:55 BST, 6 July 2017

Revealing his plans for the future, Dylan told Sydney Confidential he has his sights set on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.... By the age of 17, he was a Paralympic gold medalist after helping Australia's wheelchair basketball team to glory in Beijing...
 
   
Athletes come for love and glory at the 2017 Maccabiah Games
 
 JTA     2017-07-06 kl. 17:08     1012 words
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Robbie Feinberg and Hayley Isenberg, Jewish athletes from Harvard, make up one of the many couples participating at the 2017 Maccabiah Games. (Hillel Kuttler) RAMAT GAN, Israel ( JTA ) – Danny Janel first noticed Allison Silfen’s smile in July 2013.

Athletes in the four age divisions (junior, open, masters and paralympics) mingle daily in their hotel lobbies, at meals and parties, on the street, at ceremonies, while touring and at the venues where the 47 sports are being contested.

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Veteran and Local Hero, Ryan Shannon, Proves It’s Always Worth Running The Risk
 
 Get News.info     2017-07-06 kl. 16:52     1246 words
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– For the first time, Lifting Gear Hire is sponsoring the Department of Defense’s 2017 Warrior Games, as well as, Navy veteran and local hero, Ryan Shannon, from Cole City, IL.

This will mark the first occurrence in which the Paralympic-style competition will be held entirely outside a military installation or a U.S.

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Rio 2016 to discuss unpaid debts with IOC next week
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-06 kl. 16:45     482 words
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Rio 2016 will update the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on the dissolution of the Organising Committee and payment of debts at their Extraordinary Session next week.

Rio 2016 organisers are believed to owe at least BRL$87 million (£22 million/$28 million/€26 million) in outstanding payments to suppliers and third parties contracted for last year's Olympic and Paralympic Games.... The previous Government led by Eduardo Paes dedicated an extra BRL$150 million (£36 million/$46 million/€42 million) in August to help with preparations for the following month's Paralympic...
 
   
Pinpointing viewer needs vital as NHK mulls simultaneous broadcasts
 
 The Japan News     2017-07-06 kl. 16:44     593 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun The business operations of a public broadcaster, which are supported by receiving fees paid by viewers, should not be hastily expanded. We think properly ascertaining the need for new operations must be the first priority.

NHK anticipates it will launch this new service in 2019 — the year before the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics — following a revision to the Broadcast Law during the 2018 ordinary Diet session.
 
   
Follow London Anniversary Games live on the BBC
 
 BBC     2017-07-06 kl. 16:32     588 words
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The London Anniversary Games on Sunday is one of the key events in preparation for the World Championships in August. Laura Muir will attempt to break Zola Budd's 32-year-old British record when she takes part in the women's mile race.

Six-time Paralympic champion David Weir will be given a great send-off in his final race, fittingly in the stadium which saw him win a trio of gold medals at London 2012.
 
   
IOC heaps praise on 2024 Games bids
 
 Sportindustry.co.za     2017-07-06 kl. 16:31     382 words
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission has delivered, as expected, glowing appraisals for both the Los Angeles and Paris bids to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission has delivered, as expected, glowing appraisals for both the Los Angeles and Paris bids to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.The commission, chaired by IOC member Patrick
 
   
CIRCLING THE SQUARE: If you can’t stand the heat, come do something in Danvers
 
 Wicked Local Danvers     2017-07-06 kl. 16:04     2758 words
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By I hate to remind you that this year is flying by, but we are in the second half of the year and once again, Hallmark is already advertising its Christmas in July ornaments and stories.

Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.
 
   
Squash and polo confirmed as showcased sports at Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2017-07-06 kl. 16:02     742 words
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Squash and polo have been confirmed as showcased sports for the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games following the fourth International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission visit to the Argentinian capital.

Rio de Janeiro was awarded the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2009.

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July 6, 2017: SyFy Reveals Massive Comic-Con Lineup That Includes Fan Weddings, Women’s March Organizers Plan Protest of N.R.A., Olympics Committee Report Shows More Support for L.A. Than Paris as 2024 Host
 
 BizBash     2017-07-06 kl. 15:59     1330 words
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1. SYFY REVEALS MASSIVE COMIC-CON LINEUP THAT INCLUDES FAN WEDDINGS: SyFy announced its massive, fan-involved San Diego Comic-Con lineup on Wednesday, revealing a slew of events including geek-theme weddings that will be performed by actor Orlando Jones.

Paralympic sport as a challenge in the United States.” https://usat.ly/2thJilJ * LOCAL NEWS * CHICAGO:  Sacred—Saving Agave for Culture, Recreation, Education, and Development—and Uncommon Ground will host a mezcal tasting dinner on July 19 at
 
   
This bus stop is blocking a new home's front door - and you all...
 
 Amber Valley Info     2017-07-06 kl. 15:47     3451 words
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Read Article Man admits murdering his father in Mackworth Daniel Seggie appeared at Nottingham Crown Court today (Thursday, May 18) where Fri 19th May 2017 by Amber Valley Info | Read Article Paralympian Swimmer Set to Make a Splash at Alfreton

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Throwback Thursday: Australia’s Troy Sachs
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-06 kl. 15:41     672 words
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Wheelchair basketballer player reflects on Atlanta 1996 Paralympic glory. It's almost 21 years since arguably the best performance ever seen in a Paralympic wheelchair basketball final.

Wheelchair basketballer player reflects on Atlanta 1996 Paralympic glory.... It's almost 21 years since arguably the best performance ever seen in a Paralympic wheelchair basketball final.Troy Sachs scored a stunning 42 points to help Australia beat...
 
   
Elysian celebrates Fourth of July
 
 Waseca County News     2017-07-06 kl. 14:30     334 words
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Nestled between Lake Elysian and Lake Francis, Elysian is a quiet town of 652 people and for most of the year flies under the radar.

Hollermann was the youngest player on the US women’s team that won gold at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

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The best songs of the 1992 Olympic Games are now available
 
 El Digital D Barcelona     2017-07-06 kl. 14:29     220 words
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Published on 06/07/2017 at 12:42 h. The commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Barcelona Olympic and Paralympic Games is coming to one of its highlights: July.

The commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Barcelona Olympic and Paralympic Games is coming to one of its highlights:
 
   
Marks & Spencer, Bose, Ford and more up for Channel 4's £1m diversity
 
 The Drum     2017-07-06 kl. 14:29     411 words
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Rebecca Stewart 06 July 2017 12:49pm Channel 4 has revealed the shortlist for its inaugural £1m 'Diversity in Advertising' award, with entries from Marks & Spencer, Ford and Panasonic having made it on to the list.

The scheme from the network follows on from the network's 2016'Superhumans Wanted' competition, which saw Malteasers win £1m of the channel's airtime during the Paralympic Games broadcast from Rio.
 
   
Brazilian soccer legend Ronaldo’s son debuts at ‘Jewish Olympics’ in Israel
 
 JTA     2017-07-06 kl. 14:24     434 words
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JERUSALEM ( JTA ) — Brazil’s legendary soccer player Ronaldo, popularly dubbed worldwide as Phenomenon, praised his son in social media for defending Brazil at the 20th Maccabiah Games in Jerusalem.

The competition categories are youth, open, master’s and Paralympics.

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New Zealand Curling Association purchases new stones for future competitions
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-06 kl. 14:18     315 words
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The New Zealand Curling Association (NZCA) has announced it has purchased new stones for future national and international events.

First held in 2009, the biennial Games attract elite winter sports athletes, including multiple Olympic and Paralympic medallists and world champions in free skiing, snowboarding, Alpine skiing and curling.
 
   
NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR LENDY COWES WEEK LADIES DAY TROPHY
 
 Island Echo     2017-07-06 kl. 14:11     491 words
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Photo: Paul Wyeth/AAMCW Nominations are now open for the coveted Ladies Day Trophy at this year’s Lendy Cowes Week, with plans also in place to

In 2016 British Paralympic sailor Hannah Stodel was the eleventh deserving winner of the Ladies Day Trophy in recognition of her phenomenal achievements.
 
   
Check your change: There are 54 different rare 50p coins that could fetch a lot more cash
 
 GloucestershireLive.co.uk     2017-07-06 kl. 13:59     919 words
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Coin collectors are on the prowl for different types of rare 50p coins worth hundreds of pounds.

3. Triathlon Olympic 50p In 2012, the Royal Mint released 29 commemorative 50p coins representing the sports of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.... 5. Wrestling Olympic 50p Roderick Enriquez, a graphic designer from London, chose to design the wrestling 50p coin because it's such a well respected, historical sport, and of course, played a significant part in the Olympic and Paralympic...

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TV blog: In the Dark
 
 Saga     2017-07-06 kl. 13:58     1423 words
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In the Dark, Tuesday 11th July, 9pm, BBC One Ooh. Here’s an idea. A drama – get this – about (you’re not going to believe it) – a police detective – wait for it – investigating a murder. I KNOW!!! Why did nobody think of this before?

Live coverage of the evening session on day one of the Paralympic World Championships from the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
 
   
(07/05) Colin Cook, the USA Surfing Champion with One Leg
 
 Surfline     2017-07-06 kl. 13:48     712 words
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on Colin Cook’s Instagram – which you should; it’s a beacon of inspiration in a sea of selfies – you’ll notice a few things. First, someone else had the same idea for his handle and beat him to it (Colin settled for ).

With surfing’s inclusion in the Olympics, the International Surfing Association (ISA) is pushing for the sport to also be included in the Paralympic Games (the chances are looking good).
 
   
New Year Greetings 2017 (January 1, 2017)
 
 Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry     2017-07-06 kl. 13:17     1171 words
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Introduction I would like to wish you all a Happy New Year in 2017.

Abenomics. By the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan could be a center for the fourth industrial revolution and a smart society allowing us to solve the problems of an aging population.
 
   
Namibia: Group to the Rescue of Stranded Paralympians
 
 AllAfrica.com     2017-07-06 kl. 13:06     324 words
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Windhoek — After weeks of emotional distress and uncertainty, the secretary-general of the Namibia Paralympics Committee (NPC) Michael Hamukwaya

Namibia: Group to the Rescue of Stranded Paralympians.... Windhoek — After weeks of emotional distress and uncertainty, the secretary-general of the Namibia Paralympics Committee (NPC) Michael Hamukwaya. ...yesterday confirmed that they have finally...
 
   
Namibia: Group to the Rescue of Stranded Paralympians
 
 AfricaPulse.com     2017-07-06 kl. 13:02     55 words
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[New Era] Windhoek -After weeks of emotional distress and uncertainty, the secretary-general of the Namibia Paralympics Committee (NPC) Michael

Namibia: Group to the Rescue of Stranded Paralympians.... Windhoek -After weeks of emotional distress and uncertainty, the secretary-general of the Namibia Paralympics Committee (NPC) Michael. ...Hamukwaya yesterday confirmed that they have finally...
 
   
CYS hosts Paralympics sports day
 
 Fort Hood Sentinel     2017-07-06 kl. 12:58     531 words
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Fort Hood Child and Youth Services held its seventh annual Paralympics Adaptive Sports Experience at Abrams Physical Fitness Center, Friday.

CYS hosts Paralympics sports day.... Fort Hood Child and Youth Services held its seventh annual Paralympics Adaptive Sports Experience at Abrams Physical Fitness Center, Friday.Kicking off the event was the USA Wheelchair Rugby Team demonstrating its...
 
   
FIBA Americas appoints new executive director
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-06 kl. 12:55     412 words
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International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Americas has made a key appointment by naming Brazilian Carlos Alves as its new executive director.

During this time, he held a number of high-ranking positions, including senior brand director for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil and general manager and senior director for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
 
   
Swiss Paralympic renews airline partnership
 
 SportsPro Media     2017-07-06 kl. 12:54     1037 words
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Swiss Paralympic renews airline partnership.
 
   
Azerbaijani fighter wins World MMA Championship
 
 Xalq Gazeti     2017-07-06 kl. 12:43     348 words
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11:14Association of Friends of Azerbaijan in France condemns Armenia’s provocation 11:12Azerbaijan`s Foreign Ministry: The aim of Armenian political

11:26Vice-president of Heydar Aliyev Foundation visits Thalassemia Center 11:24Chinese TV, Azerbaijani Space TV Channel sign memorandum 11:23Azerbaijani Paralympic powerlifter defeats Olympians, wins 2 world championship golds 30.06.2017
 
   
Daily Video Women’s Euros
 
 Sport for Business     2017-07-06 kl. 12:42     155 words
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Channel 4 are showing free to air games from the Women’s European Football Championships kicking off on July 16th in the Netherlands. Clare Balding will host the coverage and McDonalds have been brought on board as high profile broadcast sponsor.

Clare Balding will host the coverage and McDonalds have been brought on board as high profile broadcast sponsor. When Channel 4 took on coverage of the Paralympic Games at London 2012 they played a major part in raising the overall profile of the
 
   
U.S. and JOAD National Target Championships and U.S. Open Coming to Indiana
 
 Sports Destination Management     2017-07-06 kl. 12:31     293 words
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The U.S. and JOAD National Target Championships and U.S. Open will be presented at Grand Park, Westfield Indiana, from August 2-6, 2017 USA Archery heads to Westfield, Indiana for the annual National Target Championships.

USA Archery selects and trains Olympic, Paralympic, World Championship, and World Cup teams, as well as developing archery at the grassroots level across the United States.
 
   
5 To Watch: Berlin World Series
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-06 kl. 12:21     272 words
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Paralympic medallists among competitors at final major event before Mexico City 2017.

Paralympic medallists among competitors at final major event before Mexico City 2017.Some of the world’s best swimmers are participating in the final 2017 World Para Swimming World Series in Berlin, Germany, as they prepare for the Mexico City

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5 Facts: USA's Roderick Townsend-Roberts
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-06 kl. 12:21     195 words
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Paralympic multi-event champion eyeing world gold at London 2017.

Paralympic multi-event champion eyeing world gold at London 2017.US multi-eventer Roderick Townsend-Roberts is soaring high - the 25-year-old won high jump and long jump T47 Paralympic gold last year and now has his sights set on the top of the