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Död i 15 minuter - nu har hon fått ett nytt liv
 
 Kvällsposten     2017-07-08 kl. 06:59     1974 words
 
Världens bästa ryttare och nära nio miljoner i prispengar. Kändisar, stenrik...

Världens bästa ryttare och nära nio miljoner i prispengar. Kändisar, stenrik...
 
   
Almedalen: Våra experter diskuterar
 
 Fastighetsägarna     2017-07-07 kl. 15:32     494 words
 
Fastighetsägarnas experter har deltagit i en mängd olika debatter och samtal under Almedalsveckan i Visby.

Samtal om tillgänglighet På ett seminarium om tillgänglighet arrangerat av SPF Seniorerna, DHR, Hissförbundet, Parasport Sverige, menade Reinhold Lennebo, vd på Fastighetsägarna Sverige, att vi behöver bygga bostäder med en kvalitet som vi
 
   
Jönköping är Sveriges bästa idrottsstad 2017
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-07-07 kl. 13:39     972 words
 
Pressmeddelande Jul 07, 2017 13:39 CEST Grattis Jönköping! Vi är Sveriges bästa idrottsstad 2017. Foto: Peter Appelin SVT Sport har idag utsett Jönköping till landets bästa idrottsstad 2017.

Victor Sjöqvist från KFUM Bordtennis blev uttagen till VM och deltog även i Paralympics.
 
   
Läsartext: Joel Jansson på väg mot VM-formen efter ryggskadan - nära personbästa i Italien
 
 Hela Hälsingland     2017-07-07 kl. 10:45     319 words
 
Annons Bollnäs FIKs kastare tillbringade ett träningsläger i påskas i Ligurien. Det mynnade ut att man blev inbjudna till den stora tävlingen Arcobaleno meeting i Boissano, som hölls i veckan.

Och det är ovanligt att Joel kastar lång i de första omgångarna vilket är värdefullt då han om två veckor kastar VM-final i London där Friidrotts-VM i Parasport avgörs.
 
   
Fullspäckade sommarkvällar med Rickard Olsson
 
 Edaportalen     2017-07-07 kl. 09:27     333 words
 
Foto: Stina Stjernkvist / SVT Till älvstranden i Göteborg har programledare Rickard Olsson bjudit in en mängd gäster och artister för fem fullspäckade lördagskvällar i SVT1. Det blir spännande möten, lika spännande samtal samt ny musik.

Boxaren Badou Jack, komikerna Robert Gustafsson och Anders Jansson, partiledaren Stefan Löfven (s), författaren, poeten och skribenten Marcus Birro samt paralympics-ryttaren Felicia Grimmenhag är gäster i det tredje programmet av Sommarkväll.
 
   
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Arthritis charity launches new group in Warrington
 
 Warrington Worldwide     2017-07-08 kl. 08:43     261 words
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UK charity Arthritis Action is to launch a new education and support group in Warrington for people with arthritis.

arthritis who will hear from Arthritis Action member and GB Paralympian archer Leigh Walmsley, who will explain how adaptive techniques can help people with arthritis to take part in sports.
 
   
Beating the summer heat an urgent issue for 2020 Tokyo Olympics
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-07-08 kl. 06:55     586 words
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Tokyo is surging ahead with its planning for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games as it prepares to mark three years before the launch of the games on July 24.

Tokyo is surging ahead with its planning for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games as it prepares to mark three years before the launch of the games on July 24.However, more thought needs to go into measures to beat the heat -- especially for the

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Photos: Warrior Games wheelchair basketball at United Center
 
 Chicago Sun-Times     2017-07-08 kl. 06:22     128 words
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07/07/2017, 10:12pm Sign-Up for our News & Politics Newsletter  Sign-Up Jon Stewart, Jeff Garlin and other celebrities and pro athletes

The 2017 Warrior Games, a Paralympic-style competition for wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans representing teams from the U.S.
 
   
Banner day for Stingrays at June Jamboree
 
 BCLocalNews.com     2017-07-08 kl. 06:07     508 words
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The Duncan Stingrays posted several impressive individual results as they hosted swimmers from several other clubs for the DST June Jamboree last month.

The banners recognize Leanne Wilkinson, now Leanne Sirup, the head coach of the club, who swam for the Canadian youth team in the Netherlands in 1989, and Brian Hill, who competed for Canada at four Paralympics between 2000 and 2012, winning three
 
   
Here’s why Jon Stewart is co-hosting ‘SportsCenter’ on Friday
 
 True Viral News     2017-07-08 kl. 05:31     339 words
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Jon Stewart, the former face of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show , is returning to TV hosting Friday night – albeit a somewhat different genre. The comedian will co-anchor the 7 p.m.

The Warrior Games are a Paralympics-like multi-sport event for wounded, injured, or ill military service personnel and veterans.
 
   
Japan Unified Communications Market Forecast, 2017?2021
 
 IDC     2017-07-08 kl. 05:15     249 words
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Document at a Glance Jul 2017 Doc # JPE41754217 Market Forecast Printed Page Length: 12 pages Number of Tables: 2 Number of Figures: 2 By: Takashi

systems, and consider UC&C plus cognitive/AI solutions in light of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics," states Takashi Manabe, group director, IDC Japan.
 
   
Local Paralympian pleads for return of stolen adapted car
 
 Echo.ie     2017-07-08 kl. 05:00     247 words
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By Echo Reporter Paralympian athlete and Lucan resident John McCarthy has pleaded with thieves who stole his specially adapted car to return it.

Local Paralympian pleads for return of stolen adapted car.... By Echo Reporter Paralympian athlete and Lucan resident John McCarthy has pleaded with thieves who stole his specially adapted car to return it.The black Audi A6 car, registration 12-C-11586,...
 
   
Hotel deals for London’s 2012 Summer Olympics
 
 eTurboNews     2017-07-08 kl. 04:44     524 words
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SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today released special London hotel deals just in time for the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Drawing thousands of athletes and millions of spectators from around the world, the Olympics and the Paralympic Games (from August 29 to September 9) give visitors a unique experience of one of the world’s most traveled destinations.
 
   
'There were a lot of people in my corner'
 
 ESPN.com     2017-07-08 kl. 04:34     1201 words
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Williams still active duty despite life changing event (4:04) Brian Williams tells the story of losing his leg in Afghanistan, his special relationship with a military working dog and how adaptive sports have helped him.

One of the most poignant moments of last year's Warrior Games, the Paralympics-style event for injured servicemen and veterans from the U.S., the United Kingdom and Australia, happened during the gold medal ceremony for sitting volleyball.

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ESPN Announces Global Coverage of 2015 Special Olympics World Games
 
 Broadway World     2017-07-08 kl. 04:26     1824 words
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ESPN's global coverage of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles, the largest sporting and humanitarian event in 2015, begins this week

feature play-by-play calls from the day's action by ESPN's Jason Benetti and reporting from Paralympic gold medal swimmer Victoria Arlen - who makes her television reporting debut.
 
   
Greta set to grace the silver screen
 
 Fingal Independent     2017-07-08 kl. 04:04     1456 words
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Brian Baneham Independent.ie A tale of inspiration and perspiration will make its film festival debut at the Galway Film Fleadh as two local filmmakers take the extraordinary story of Swords Paralympian, Greta Streimikyte to the silver screen.

Brian Baneham Independent.ie A tale of inspiration and perspiration will make its film festival debut at the Galway Film Fleadh as two local filmmakers take the extraordinary story of Swords Paralympian, Greta Streimikyte to the silver
 
   
Army wins Gold in the 2017 DoD Warrior Games Wheelchair Basketball
 
 DVIDS     2017-07-08 kl. 03:53     437 words
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In the shadow of Chicago Bulls and Chicago Blackhawks championship banners, the warrior athletes from both teams gave it their all for the keynote matchup.

The DoD Warrior Games are an annual event allowing wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans to compete in Paralympic-style sports including archery, cycling, field, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and wheelchair
 
   
Stafford Navy officer competing in DoD Warrior Games
 
 Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star     2017-07-08 kl. 03:06     1111 words
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Lt. Cmdr. Sean Ricks had never seen an air pistol before the February trials for the Department of Defense Warrior Games. Just six months later, he says he’s planning to try out for the 10 meter air pistol event at the 2020 summer Olympics in Tokyo.

Navy in the 2017 Warrior Games, a paralympic-style competition for wounded and ill active-duty service members and veterans.
 
   
Records continue to tumble for NZ Para swimmers on day two in Berlin
 
 Voxy.co.nz     2017-07-08 kl. 02:49     355 words
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The New Zealand Para Swimming Team continued to show great form on the second day of the IDM Berlin Open in Germany.

Arbuthnott was pushed all the way by Rio 2016 Paralympian Jesse Reynolds (Hamilton) who swam a personal best time in this event of 31.25.... Another highlight for the team was the performance of Rio 2016 Paralympic Games debutant Tupou Neiufi who swam a...
 
   
Distance champ Farah seeks to end trying week on a high note (AFP)
 
 Yahoo! News Australia     2017-07-08 kl. 02:00     611 words
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, 9:55 am Distance champ Farah seeks to end trying week on a high note London (AFP) - British athletics legend Mo Farah will be looking for

Aside from the Diamond League events there will be an emotional farewell for Paralympian legend David Weir who won three golds in the stadium in 2012.

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NAU Roundup: Women's Big Sky basketball schedule released
 
 Arizona Daily Sun     2017-07-08 kl. 01:59     198 words
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Opening up head coach Loree Payne's first Big Sky season on the road, the conference released the Northern Arizona women's basketball team's schedule on Friday. After playing in Montana for two games on Dec. 28 and Dec.

Having won a pair of medals at the Rio Paralympic Games last summer, Northern Arizona's jumps coach Roderick Townsend earned an ESPY Award nomination for Best Male Athlete with a Disability.
 
   
Former Canadian Paralympian receives verbal abuse on GO train
 
 Global News Canada     2017-07-08 kl. 01:58     44 words
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Fri, Jul 7: Joel Dembe, a former Paralympian, said he received verbal abuse from three passengers on the accessibility car of a Milton GO train. He said they were upset he took a seat away from one of their friends. Tom Hayes has more.

Former Canadian Paralympian receives verbal abuse on GO train.... Fri, Jul 7: Joel Dembe, a former Paralympian, said he received verbal abuse from three passengers on the accessibility car of a Milton GO train.
 
   
The tennis players who play by different rules
 
 BBC     2017-07-08 kl. 01:49     420 words
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Grand slam winners, Paralympians and Wimbledon champions have gone head-to-head at a new tennis championship. Thirteen of the world's best wheelchair players competed at the first Surbiton Wheelchair Tennis Tournament as a warm-up to Wimbledon.

Grand slam winners, Paralympians and Wimbledon champions have gone head-to-head at a new tennis championship.... Double Paralympic bronze medallist Lucy Shuker took up the sport after she was paralysed from the waist down in a motorbike accident.

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Team Marine Corps, Army, Navy Take Medals at Sitting Volleyball
 
 DVIDS     2017-07-08 kl. 01:44     391 words
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By Mass Communication Specialist Second Class Anthony Presley Warrior athletes battled it out on the court during the sitting volleyball medal games Friday, July 7, at the United Center in Chicago.

vocal about who they are rooting for, but we are still together and cheering for all the athletes.” Sitting volleyball has been part of the Paralympic Games since 1980.
 
   
Group Y summer and fall 2017 events
 
 Transworld Business     2017-07-08 kl. 01:19     604 words
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For the 11th year, Group Y announces their Summer & Fall lineup of events featuring industry leaders, networking and educational opportunities.

Guest Speaker: Alana Nichols – Three-Time Paralympic Gold Medalist JULY 23:
 
   
Internationales Kinderforum „Football for Friendship“ 2017 von Gazprom bringt Kinder aus 64 Ländern zusammen
 
 All-Latest-News.com     2017-07-08 kl. 01:04     918 words
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Das INTERNATIONALE KINDERFORUM “FOOTBALL FOR FRIENDSHIP” 2017, ausgerichtet von Gazprom (offizieller Partner der FIFA und des FIFA World Cup™ 2018), fand in St. Petersburg statt. Mehr als 1.000 Gäste aus 64 Ländern rund um dem Globus besuchten das Event.

Massenmedien, Fußballstars, Sieger von Olympischen und Paralympischen Spielen, FIFA-Legenden, Mitglieder der FIFA-Führungsriege, das russische olympische Komitee, internationale Wohltätigkeitsorganisationen für Kinder sowie die Vorsitzenden von
 
   
Warrior Games
 
 Edelman     2017-07-08 kl. 00:12     635 words
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Colonel Miguel Howe, US Army (Retired) Director, Military Service Initiative George W. Bush Institute with U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro. Meet Israel del Toro.

The pace may change but forward is the only direction.” The first of the Paralympic sports was wheelchair basketball, started by injured WWII veterans in 1945.... Ultimately, the Paralympics were held in 1960 after the Olympic Games in Rome.
 
   
Russia: Safest, most secure Olympics ever
 
 eTurboNews     2017-07-08 kl. 00:00     561 words
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The Volgograd suicide attacks in russia prove that terrorism is a global threat, but Russia has everything to ensure top-level security during the

Russia’s Black Sea resort city of Sochi hosts the Winter Olympics from February 7 to 23, with the Paralympics to follow from March 7 to 16.
 
   
Hundreds of kids turn out for Nottinghamshire school games
 
 Nottingham Post     2017-07-07 kl. 23:07     294 words
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KitSandeman Posted: July 07, 2017 Lucy Rich,11, from West Bridgford Junior School competing at the Nottinghamshire School Games

As part of the opening ceremony, Paralympian David Phillipson opened the proceedings alongside a performance from the East Midlands Caribbean Carnival Network.... The Bingham athlete, who was born with brittle bone disease, recently retired from wheelchair tennis after competing at three Paralympic...
 
   
SFU Researchers Developing Wearable Tech for Stroke Patients
 
 BC Technology     2017-07-07 kl. 22:40     405 words
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SFU professor Carlo Menon, a newly named Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Technology, is developing wearable technologies to help stroke patients who have lost hand mobility.

Its ability to provide an intuitive control experience attracted a Paralympic athlete to partner with his team and compete in an international competition against other advanced prosthetic systems.
 
   
Brush up your shodo calligraphy skills
 
 The Japan News     2017-07-07 kl. 22:32     794 words
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The Japan News A calligraphy workshop for foreigners planned for late August in Tokyo will offer participants a valuable opportunity to experience the essence of shodo, a traditional Japanese art form.

The society’s exhibitions across the nation are listed as a cultural event of the Tokyo 2020 Nationwide Participation Program organized by the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
242 New Swim Jobs You Might Love
 
 SwimSwam     2017-07-07 kl. 22:28     4745 words
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By on SwimSwam If you don’t like the career you’re in, you might want to work in the swimming community and be a part of our big swimming family! Go here to see 952 Swim Jobs .

Our swimmers are Olympic Trials qualifiers, Paralympic Trials qualifiers, high school state champions, collegiate athletes and NCAA champions.
 
   
- Habersham alum Jake Brooks named Piedmont men’s basketball assistant coach
 
 Now Habersham     2017-07-07 kl. 21:54     513 words
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Piedmont College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Greg Neeley has announced the hiring of Jake Brooks as Assistant Coach following two years serving as a volunteer assistant with the Lions.

PC Lions Sports Information Toccoa Clinic to honor Paralympian McKenzie Coan Raiders Come-From-Behind Win Moves them to 2-0 for the first time since 1990 Raiders Hold off Lions, Move to 3-0 Red Elephants defeat Raiders 24-7 Five Piedmont Athletes
 
   
NCAA Announces Support for LA 2024
 
 Around The Rings     2017-07-07 kl. 21:17     579 words
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The National Collegiate Athletic Association is adding its support for Los Angeles’ bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The National Collegiate Athletic Association is adding its support for Los Angeles’ bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.College sports continue to provide a pathway to Olympic competition, with nearly one in 10 of Rio 2016 Olympians

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Pan Am Path mapping project aims to make trail accessible for all
 
 Toronto Star Online     2017-07-07 kl. 21:08     611 words
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Anthony Lue, centre, is helping AccessNow, Icon and Google map the Pan Am Path with a street view camera mounted on an off-road wheelchair.

  ( Alina Bykova / toronto star ) | Order this photo    By Alina Bykova Staff Reporter Fri., July 7, 2017 Anthony Lue is a cyclist and Paralympics hopeful, but this summer he is taking on a new project — biking and mapping the 85-kilometre Pan

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Slimming World’s national charity campaign bags £3.3m
 
 Amber Valley Info     2017-07-07 kl. 19:56     3451 words
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Search Amber Valley Info News Our 'News Search' facility is still in development, however we have a list of the last 100 articles published by Amber Valley Info so you can find the article you are looking for.

Read Article Man admits murdering his father in Mackworth Daniel Seggie appeared at Nottingham Crown Court today (Thursday, May 18) where Fri 19th May 2017 by Amber Valley Info | Read Article Paralympian Swimmer Set to Make a Splash at Alfreton

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Farah heads London Anniversary Games line-up
 
 BBC     2017-07-07 kl. 19:50     892 words
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Dina Asher-Smith, Katarina Johnson-Thompson, Mo Farah and Laura Muir all compete at the London Anniversary Games Mo Farah will fine tune his World

Six-time Paralympic champion David Weir will be given a great send-off in his final race, fittingly in the stadium that saw him win a trio of gold medals at London 2012, while the British 4x400m replay team from Beijing 2008 will be awarded bronze
 
   
10 visually impaired Russian athletes banned for doping
 
 Denver Post     2017-07-07 kl. 19:43     317 words
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MOSCOW — Ten visually impaired Russian athletes in powerlifting have been banned for doping in a case linked to claims that some of them may have been doped without their knowledge. The 10 athletes made up almost the entire national team.

Russia’s entire team was barred from last year’s Paralympics after WADA investigations found evidence of widespread drug use and a cover-up.... The powerlifters who have been banned wouldn’t have been able to compete at the Paralympics, though, since Paralympic...

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Metro Releases Souvenir TAP Cards Celebrating L.A.’s Bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games
 
 PublicNow.com     2017-07-07 kl. 19:33     129 words
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Metro Releases Souvenir TAP Cards Celebrating L.A.’s Bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
6th UNESCO sports forum to be held in Kazan in July
 
 Russia Today     2017-07-07 kl. 19:17     231 words
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:13 Get short URL The MINEPS VI International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials Responsible for Physical Education and Sport, organized by UNESCO, will be held in the Russian city of Kazan from July 13 to July 15.

This year, the event will be organized in conjunction with the Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), among other bodies.

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Cyclists Race for More Than Medals at DoD Warrior Games
 
 United States Department of Defense     2017-07-07 kl. 18:22     1557 words
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— With no breeze and the heat bearing down, cyclists battled it out at the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games here yesterday for the medal podium, but most said while they were excited to earn medals, the competition was more about teamwork.

Stephens is competing at the national team level, trying to make the Paralympic team this year for cycling.

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California Legislative Analyst: "Los Angeles' Low-Risk Bid a Role Model for Future Host Cities."...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-07-07 kl. 18:12     383 words
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On Thursday, the California Legislative Analyst Office (LAO) released a new independent review of the IOC's Evaluation Commission report, which was released on Wednesday.

infrastructure. Like other observers, we think that Los Angeles’ bid is a role model for future Olympic and Paralympic host cities."

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LA 2024 releases virtual reality experience of UCLA Olympic and Paralympic Village
 
 iSportConnect     2017-07-07 kl. 18:02     386 words
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LA 2024 unveiled today a virtual reality experience that allows viewers to see how athletes will live at its ready-made Olympic and Paralympic Village at UCLA.

LA 2024 releases virtual reality experience of UCLA Olympic and Paralympic Village.... LA 2024 unveiled today a virtual reality experience that allows viewers to see how athletes will live at its ready-made Olympic and Paralympic Village at UCLA.The VR...

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ESPN's Body Issue features veteran Kirstie Ennis on the cover
 
 FOXNews.com     2017-07-07 kl. 18:02     492 words
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Former Marine Kirstie Ennis is on the cover of ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue , making her the first veteran to receive the high-profiled honor.

Paralympic snowboard team and compete at the Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang next March. “People think I have this crazy robotic, hydraulic leg — that I must walk faster and this must be better than my old human leg,” she explained. “I

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“Diversity is more than a rainbow coloured logo” – discussing brands’ approach to Pride
 
 It's Nice That     2017-07-07 kl. 17:32     660 words
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This weekend sees the culmination of LGBT festival Pride in London, with a colourful parade marching through the heart of Soho on Saturday.

Following on from the highly accredited Paralympics campaign We Are The Superhumans , Channel 4 has continued to put diversity at the heart of the media platform and its operations.
 
   
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE OF REPUB : Vice Foreign Minister Meets with Former Lawmaker and Journalis...
 
 4 Traders     2017-07-07 kl. 17:23     766 words
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1. Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Lim Sung-nam met with former lawmaker Vitaliy Nikitich Ignatenko and six journalists of Russia at the Foreign Ministry on July 6.

Republic of Korea-Russia relations and to promote the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. ? The Russian delegation is on a visit to the ROK from July 6 till 8 for the ROK-Russia journalists seminar on 'the role and mission of
 
   
At 34, feels odd to receive Lifetime Achievement Award: Abhinav Bindra
 
 DNA India     2017-07-07 kl. 17:15     677 words
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As if the story of Deepa Malik is not inspiring enough, there was more in store on Thursday night.

Abhinav Bindra. As if the story of Deepa Malik is not inspiring enough, there was more in store on Thursday night.For the first time since the 46-year-old Malik bagged silver medal at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games in shot put F53, she was accompanied...
 
   
Newswire: Jon Stewart to co-host ESPN’s SportsCenter at “Warrior Games” for veterans
 
 Onion AV Club     2017-07-07 kl. 17:08     227 words
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His overall deal with HBO might have hit a snag recently, but Jon Stewart’s still keeping busy. In addition to the occasional Late Show appearance, the former Daily Show host has continued his philanthropic work, including a jobs program for veterans .

The Warrior Games feature wounded or otherwise injured service members from all branches of the U.S. military, who compete in Paralympic-style events against similar teams out of Australia and Great Britain.
 
   
IPC publishes election manifestos as Presidential candidates lay out their visions
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-07 kl. 17:03     1244 words
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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has today published the booklet presenting the manifestos of all candidates standing in this year’s

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has today published the booklet presenting the manifestos of all candidates standing in this year’s. ...Governing Board elections, including those of the four individuals vying to replace Sir Philip
 
   
German Para triathlon trio take on Challenge Roth
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-07 kl. 16:58     320 words
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Paralympic champion Martin Schulz leads team taking on Ironman-equivalent course.

Paralympic champion Martin Schulz leads team taking on Ironman-equivalent course.Paralympic champion Martin Schulz and two fellow German teammates will join forces to form the first-ever Para triathlon relay team at the DATEV Challenge Roth, one of
 
   
Route confirmed for HSBC UK City Ride in Manchester
 
 Visit Manchester.com     2017-07-07 kl. 16:01     406 words
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British Cycling and HSBC UK have confirmed the route for the HSBC UK City Ride taking place in Manchester on 23 July.

Paralympic champion Sophie Thornhill, who grew up in Manchester and lives and trains in the city, said: “Everyone knows how much of a sporting city Manchester is, and I’m sure that thousands of people will take the opportunity to join in the
 
   
PV Sindhu awarded Sportsperson of the Year, Milkha Singh grabs Living Legend of the Year award
 
 Indian Express     2017-07-07 kl. 16:00     381 words
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Sports Illustrated India Magazine had initiated the awards for various sportspersons regarding their career achievements. Sindhu's coach P Gopichand grabbed Coach of the Year award while Milkha Singh was given the Living Legend of the Year award.

Paralympics athletes Devendra Jhajaria, Mariappan Thangavelu, Varun Bharti and Deepa Malik were also given the awards.
 
   
Embracing Opportunities to Reach Gold
 
 Floor Trends     2017-07-07 kl. 15:48     451 words
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I had the honor of attending Starnet’s annual membership meeting this spring, which also happened to be the organization’s 25th anniversary celebration.

He even competed in the Olympic wheelchair demonstration race and in two Paralympic Games in two different disciplines, winning a silver medal for rowing.
 
   
1200 Bucks kids compete in 5th School Games County Final
 
 Mix 96     2017-07-07 kl. 15:44     287 words
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1200 kids from all over Buckinghamshire are today competing in the 5th Bucks and MK School Games County Final. It's taking place at Stoke Mandeville Stadium and involves a variety of different sports from athletics to table tennis.

We know not all of them will be Olympians and Paralympians, but we also know that sport is a great vehicle for skill development.
 
   
Bury St Edmunds pupils win silver at London Aquatics Centre
 
 Bury Free Press     2017-07-07 kl. 15:43     136 words
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Paralympic gold medallist Sam Hynd presents Colby Butlin, of Priory School, Bury St Edmunds, with a runner-up certificate and trophy at the Panathlon South of England Swimming Finals (photo: Andrew Fosker/Seconds Left Images)

Paralympic gold medallist Sam Hynd presents Colby Butlin, of Priory School, Bury St Edmunds, with a runner-up certificate and trophy at the Panathlon South of England Swimming Finals (photo:... Colby Butlin, of Priory School, Bury St Edmunds, competing in the Panathlon South of England Swimming Finals at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Indigenous Australian Paralympians honoured
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-07 kl. 15:33     346 words
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Achievements of two Rio 2016 athletes recognised in Sydney.

Indigenous Australian Paralympians honoured.... Achievements of two Rio 2016 athletes recognised in Sydney.In celebration of NAIDOC (National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee) week, the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) and First...
 
   
Team Navy kicks off 2017 Warrior Games
 
 Hanford Sentinel     2017-07-07 kl. 15:11     510 words
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CHICAGO (NNS) -- Team Navy kicked off the annual Department of Defense Warrior Games June 30 in Chicago, Illinois, with competition in shooting, wheelchair basketball and sitting volleyball.

The Warrior Games is an event that introduces wounded, ill, and injured service members and veterans to Paralympic-style sports.
 
   
Chester realbuzz store opened by Team GB Paralympics star
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-07-07 kl. 15:06     98 words
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Team GB Paralympic athlete Nathan Maguire officially opened Chester’s new specialist running and fitness store – realbuzz Chester.

Chester realbuzz store opened by Team GB Paralympics star.... Team GB Paralympic athlete Nathan Maguire officially opened Chester’s new specialist running and fitness store – realbuzz Chester.Wheelchair racer Nathan, who represented Great Britain in the Paralympics...
 
   
Brazilian legend Ronaldo’s son debuts at Maccabiah Games
 
 The Times Of Israel     2017-07-07 kl. 15:05     385 words
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Brazil’s legendary football 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.
 
   
Ethiopian athletes wins Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon 2016
 
 City News.News     2017-07-07 kl. 14:40     818 words
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By our correspondent DUBAI: Ethiopian athletes again dominated the world’s richest distance race as Tesfaye Abera and TIrfi Tsegaye struck gold in a men and women’s 1-2-3 finish at the 2016 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon on Friday.

Third place went to Ali Abdallah Sawalmeh from Jordan in 2:23:00. “My main aim was to finish in less than 1h:36m and gain qualification for the Paralympics 2016,” said Londoner Smith. “I had heard a lot about the route but this was my first
 
   
SA Wheelchair Tennis Open draws fair spectators at Soweto
 
 Soweto Life Mag     2017-07-07 kl. 14:34     1078 words
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LEFT-HANDED 31 year old Paralympians, Lucas Sithole and Kgothatso Montjane scooped victors’ spoils in the quad and women’s singles finals of the ITF 2

LEFT-HANDED 31 year old Paralympians, Lucas Sithole and Kgothatso Montjane scooped victors’ spoils in the quad and women’s singles finals of the ITF 2. ...Wheelchair Tennis Joburg Open, at the Arthur Ashe Tennis Centre in Central Western Jabavu,
 
   
Coaches to be recognised with medals at World Para Athletics Championships
 
 Evening Express (Aberdeen)     2017-07-07 kl. 14:25     127 words
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Coaches of podium-placing athletes will also receive medals at the London 2017 World Para Athletics Championships, organisers announced on Friday.

International Paralympic Committee president Sir Philip Craven said: “I think London 2017 deserve great credit for introducing coaches medals for the first time to the World Para Athletics Championships. “Coaches are the unsung heroes behind the

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MBE honour for Calderdale Paralympic gold medallist Karen Darke
 
 Todmorden News     2017-07-07 kl. 14:19     10 words
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MBE honour for Calderdale Paralympic gold medallist Karen Darke.
 
   
Sports enthusiasts? Rio de Janeiro provides the perfect backdrop for any activity
 
 Economic Times     2017-07-07 kl. 14:07     232 words
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Sporting encounters! RIO DE JANEIRO Region: Brazil Good weather, ocean winds and mountain terrain set the perfect backdrop for any sporting activity.

Games, the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup, the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Manifestos published for IPC Elections
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-07 kl. 14:07     436 words
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Candidate booklets published ahead of General Assembly to elect IPC Governing Board.

Candidate booklets published ahead of General Assembly to elect IPC Governing Board.With two months to go until the 2017 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) General Assembly in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, the IPC has published the candidates’ booklet

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Lake Iseo provides stunning World Cup backdrop
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-07 kl. 14:07     544 words
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Para triathletes descending on Italy for third World Cup of season. Lake Iseo will provide a stunning backdrop to the Iseo-Franciacorta ITU ( International Triathlon Union ) Para Triathlon World Cup on Saturday (8 July) in Italy.

The Paralympic bronze medallist began his season with a second-place finish at the ITU World Para Triathlon Series in Yokohama in May, before winning a silver medal at the recent European Championships in Kitzbuhel, Austria.

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Free State Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation on athletes representing Free State at Commonwealth Youth Games from 19 to 23 July
 
 South African Government     2017-07-07 kl. 14:02     694 words
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FSSSI athletes to represent SA at 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games The Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation (SACR) has through the Free

Dineo Mokhosoa is one of six debutants selected to represent team SA at the IPC Paralympic World Championships in London from 14-23 July 2017.

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WINNERS CROWNED AT THE QUEEN ELIZABETH OLYMPIC PARK APPRENTICESHIP AWARDS 2016 17
 
 Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park     2017-07-07 kl. 13:59     801 words
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The annual awards recognise and celebrate the role of local young people and employers in delivering the legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The annual awards recognise and celebrate the role of local young people and employers in delivering the legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
The annual Oxted Carnival returned with a colourful theme for this year's parade
 
 Surrey Mirror     2017-07-07 kl. 13:48     306 words
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Comments (0) The Oxted Carnival brought together creative costumes and family fun as youngsters dressed up for the special day.

The event on Saturday had a history themed Carnival procession starting at Master Park and along the streets of Oxted, a moving talk by Breck founder Lorin LaFave , with Anne Dickins MBE Gold medal winning Paralympian opening the proceedings.

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2017 Education Business Award winners revealed
 
 Education Business     2017-07-07 kl. 13:40     2181 words
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EB News: 07/07/2017 - 11:02 The winners and commended schools have been announced at the 2017 Education Business Awards, which took place at London's Grange Hotel in St Paul's on July 6.

Current student and GB Paralympic Bonze medal swimmer, Lewis White achieved good GCSE grades alongside his heavy training schedule and is now studying for his A Levels.

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Support LEAP and get the next generation of sporting talent off the ground
 
 Retford Times     2017-07-07 kl. 13:38     1010 words
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Lincolnshire Elites Athletes Programme (LEAP) is the current UK sports system which provides funding for top-end elite performers.

In the past it has supported some famous names at the start of their careers; Olympic hockey gold medalist Shona McCallin, Paralympic shot putter Kieran Tscherniawsky and motor racing driver Jack Harvey who has just competed in the Indy 500.
 
   
Maccabiah Games Hold Opening Ceremony in Jerusalem
 
 International Christian Embassy Jerusalem     2017-07-07 kl. 13:32     177 words
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By:  ICEJ News Posted on:  7 Jul 2017 (All day) Jerusalem’s Teddy Kollek Stadium hosted the opening ceremonies of the 20th Maccabiah Games on

Athletic competition already began on Tuesday and will continue until 18 July, with activities encompassing 43 different sports and four divisions, Junior, Masters, Open, and Paralympics. President Reuven Rivlin told the crowd “It’s so great to
 
   
Last survivor to be brought out alive from 7/7 tube bomb recalls the 'black
 
 Daily Mail     2017-07-07 kl. 13:27     1050 words
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Richard Spillett for MailOnline 10:16 BST, 7 July 2017

Martine Wright lost both of her legs in the 7/7 bombings but went on to become a Paralympian....legs. She then took up sitting volleyball after trying wheelchair tennis as a form of physiotherapy and was eventually selected to be a member of the British Paralympic...

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All Blacks a Key part of New Zealand life
 
 ESPN.co.uk     2017-07-07 kl. 13:24     1237 words
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Umaga: All Blacks' superiority created at school (3:58) Former All Blacks captain Tana Umaga believes the education system is the main reason behind their prolonged success in rugby.

You can see that with the America's Cup, or the Paralympic team at the Olympics, or Lydia Ko playing golf.

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SportsAid funding for Farlington student
 
 Horsham District     2017-07-07 kl. 12:58     307 words
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Farlington Sports Scholar, Gabriella Eltham, has been awarded SportsAid support to help her in her quest to become a medal winner.

It helps young, unfunded athletes to overcome one of their greatest barriers to success – the financial challenge of trying to become Britain’s next generation of Olympians, Paralympians and world champions.
 
   
5 Facts: Ireland's Noelle Lenihan
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-07 kl. 12:41     205 words
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The lowdown on teenage Paralympic discus medallist ahead of London 2017. Ireland’s teenage thrower Noelle Lenihan will compete in the discus F38 at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, Great Britain next week. (14-23 July).

The lowdown on teenage Paralympic discus medallist ahead of London 2017.... (14-23 July).She won Paralympic bronze at Rio 2016 last year to add to the silver medal she won at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar.
 
   
'Sportsperson of the Year' Charity Gala Awards
 
 News18.com     2017-07-07 kl. 12:38     657 words
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, 3:35 pm X 1 / 18 Taapsee Pannu poses for photographers upon arrival at the 'Sportsperson of the Year' charity gala awards at ITC Grand Central on Thursday, July 06, 2017 in Parel, Mumbai.

(Image: PTI) X 17 / 18 Indian Paralympic javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia being felicitated by badminton player Jwala Gutta during the 'Sportsperson of the Year' charity gala awards in Mumbai on Thursday night.
 
   
Elite Triathletes Coming to Des Moines This Weekend
 
 Sports Destination Management     2017-07-07 kl. 12:35     823 words
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USA Triathlon has announced that a talented field of elite triathletes from across the Americas will race on July 9 in Iowa at the West Des Moines CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon American Cup.

Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
MBE honour for Calderdale Paralympic gold medallist Karen Darke
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-07-07 kl. 12:04     106 words
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Paralympian Dr Karen Darke received an MBE from the Queen at a ceremony at the Palace of Holyrood House in Edinburgh. She received her honour for services to Paraplegic Sport.

MBE honour for Calderdale Paralympic gold medallist Karen Darke.... Paralympian Dr Karen Darke received an MBE from the Queen at a ceremony at the Palace of Holyrood House in Edinburgh.
 
   
9 Quotes From Totally Naked Athletes That Will Inspire Body Confidence in You
 
 PopSugar Australia     2017-07-07 kl. 11:54     1127 words
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07/7/17 07/7/17 View in slideshow Image Source: Dylan Coulter / ESPN The ESPN The Magazine Body Issue defiantly shows that even in the world of sports, there's no such thing as an ideal body; strength comes in many forms.

Things I wasn't doing with two legs I was doing with one leg." — Kirstie Ennis , paralympian 3 / 9 Ezekiel Elliott What’s Your Reaction?
 
   
Consistency trumps uncertainty
 
 Legal Futures     2017-07-07 kl. 11:44     411 words
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David Vine, Business Development Manager, Allianz Legal Protection In another year of turmoil, both at home and abroad we should remember that there are some constants in life.

in their life. Allianz is a proud sponsor of the British Paralympic Association and Paralympics GB Team, and, as an Allianz employee I have had the pleasure of meeting a number of our GB Paralympians.

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Ex-Japan track star in Ghana to rally support for 2020 Olympics
 
 Africa News Hub     2017-07-07 kl. 11:23     58 words
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Former Japanese track athlete, Dai Tamasue arrived in Ghana yesterday to begin a four-day mission to promote the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympics Games slated for Tokyo.

Former Japanese track athlete, Dai Tamasue arrived in Ghana yesterday to begin a four-day mission to promote the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympics...

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Loughborough professor receives International Paralympic Committee award
 
 East Midlands Business Link     2017-07-07 kl. 11:17     356 words
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Loughborough’s Professor Vicky Tolfrey is to receive one of the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) top awards in recognition of her commitment to para athlete research.

Loughborough professor receives International Paralympic Committee award.... Loughborough’s Professor Vicky Tolfrey is to receive one of the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) top awards in recognition of her commitment to para athlete...
 
   
12 world records fall on first day in Berlin
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-07 kl. 11:15     556 words
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Stunning start to final World Para Swimming World Series event before Mexico City 2017.

Live streaming of the Berlin World Series is available on https://www.paralympic.org and World Para Swimming’s website .

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The President Meets with German President Frank-Walter ..
 
 Office of the President, Republic of Korea     2017-07-07 kl. 11:04     1165 words
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President Moon Jae-in and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier held a meeting for 45 minutes from 3:00 this afternoon.

President Moon extended a formal invitation for President Steinmeier to visit Korea during the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games next February.
 
   
Diam 24 Tour de France à la Voile Dunkerque FRA Start with big 31 teams fleet
 
 Sailing News.ch     2017-07-07 kl. 10:53     56 words
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The 2017 Tour de France à la Voile begins today in Dunkerque FRA with the first short races. With 31 teams , the fleet has never been that big for long.

With 31 teams , the fleet has never been that big for long.Among the starters are some Olympians such als Billy Besson FRA, Sofian Bouvet FRA or the Paralympic Champion Damien Séguin FRA.

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Legally blind goal keeper Isabella Quinn wins MVP of under-18 female Kanga Cup
 
 Melbourne Age     2017-07-07 kl. 10:53     565 words
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Gold Coast Pirates goalkeeper Isabella Quinn won a most valuable player award at the Kanga Cup on Friday even though she's legally blind.

I do have dreams of going to the Paralympic Games, but I don't know if thats going anywhere.

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Tokyo government hopes to ease morning squeeze on trains with flexiwork campaign
 
 Straits Times     2017-07-07 kl. 10:33     388 words
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TOKYO - The Tokyo Metropolitan Government hopes to ease the morning squeeze on commuter trains with a campaign that encourages employers to offer flexible work hours.

The Tokyo government may launch campaigns to Jisa Biz from time to time, according to The Japan Times, such as during the lead-up to the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Industry figures dominate University of Salford 2017 awards
 
 University of Salford     2017-07-07 kl. 10:32     514 words
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university; arts-media; built-environment; business-law; health-social; science; technology; alumni THE UNIVERSITY OF SALFORD celebrates the strength of its industry relationships with its 2017 Honorary Awards.

Niki Birrell, Salford alumnus awarded a Doctorate in Science in recognition of his medals in Paralympic sailing at in three Games,most recently Rio.
 
   
Canadian ice hockey player gets married at Maccabiah Games opening ceremony
 
 Ynet News     2017-07-07 kl. 10:23     791 words
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The 20th Maccabiah Games opened on Thursday night with ceremony welcoming over 10,000 athletes from 74 countries who arrived in Israel to compete in 42 different sports in the "Jewish Olympics" over the next 10 days.

Oren Aharoni) The Israeli paralympic delegation (Photo:
 
   
‘Pulses Race’ at corporate networking day raising thousands for Sussex children’s charity!
 
 Inside Sussex Magazine     2017-07-07 kl. 10:18     375 words
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Sussex-based Business Management Consultancy, Business Pulse, raised an incredible £3,701 for Dame Vera Lynn Children’s Charity (DVLCC) at their corporate networking day earlier this month.

resulted in Abbie being chosen to represent Great Britain in the London 2012 Paralympic Games in the Club Throwing event and she will be taking part in the forthcoming World Championships this Summer in London.  Pilar Cloud, Executive Manager of the
 
   
Africa’s top swimmer on her way to Mexico
 
 Lowvelder Online     2017-07-07 kl. 09:45     265 words
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Nelspruit Swimming Academy’s (NGA) Cristelle Kriel (23) is having a year to remember. Kriel has been selected to represent South Africa at the World Para Swimming Championships in Mexico City this autumn.

She is Mpumalanga’s Disabled Athlete of the Year and is currently top of the Africa rankings in the 100-metre butterfly, 100-metre backstroke, 100-metre freestyle and the 200-metre freestyle. “In order for me to represent Swimming South Africa,
 
   
Midlands Air Ambulance Charity’s Recognition Awards and Charity Ball raised an astonishing £142,000
 
 Solihull Observer     2017-07-07 kl. 09:45     301 words
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GUESTS of for the charity, spurred on by hosts superstar Jason Donovan and ITV News presenter Nina Hossain.

Charity ambassador and Paralympic gold medallist Sir Lee Pearson CBE, was acknowledged with a Special Recognition Award for his ongoing support of the charity’s work.
 
   
Daily Video Gymnastic Flyers
 
 Sport for Business     2017-07-07 kl. 09:28     138 words
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High tempo, high energy and high flying leaps were the order of the day at last weekend’s National Super Series in Gymnastics.

 We regularly feature in depth looks at how members like Gymnastics Ireland, Basketball Ireland, Athletics Ireland, Paralympics Ireland, and most of Ireland’s leading sporting organisations bring the relationship between sport and business to