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Landslagsåkare ny förbundskapten för Alpina paralandslaget
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-07-14 kl. 08:00     319 words
 
Pressmeddelande Jul 14, 2017 08:00 CEST Henrik Bergqvist representerade Sveriges Skicrosslandslag mellan åren 2011-2014.

Nu börjar en tufft och intensivt period inför nästa års Paralympics i PeyongChang, Sydkorea, där Sverige har med två aktiva åkare. -... Alpin Parasport är för tillfället ganska sval i Sverige.... Vi kommer jobba stenhårt med att bygga upp verksamheten.Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet...

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Hjärnskakningar i parasport - bättre kunskap behövs
 
 Sveriges Radio Vetenskapsradion     2017-07-14 kl. 06:09     359 words
 
Idrottsläkare menar att hjärnskakningar behöver få mer uppmärksamhet inom parasporten, det vill säga idrott för personer med funktionsnedsättning. Idag börjar VM i friidrott för parasport i London.

Hjärnskakningar i parasport - bättre kunskap behövs.... Idag börjar VM i friidrott för parasport i London.Samtidigt menar flera idrottsläkare och forskare på olika håll i världen att risken för hjärnskakningar behöver uppmärksammas mer inom parasporten.

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Olsson slog regerande mästaren - klar för semi i Wimbledon
 
 Svenska Tennisförbundet     2017-07-14 kl. 05:51     97 words
 
En repris av finalen i fjol. Då såg Stefan Olsson till att få sin revansch mot hemmahoppet Gordon Reid. Fler Världstvåan och regerande Paralympicsmästaren Reid kommer inte att upprepa fjolårets succé inför hemmapubliken.

Fler Världstvåan och regerande Paralympicsmästaren Reid kommer inte att upprepa fjolårets succé inför hemmapubliken.Det såg Stefan Olsson till när han besegrade skotten i raka set.
 
   
Tennis: Minnesmästarens guldkorn
 
 Di Weekend Plus     2017-07-13 kl. 21:00     740 words
 
Tennisoraklet Björn Hellberg har bevakat 51 raka upplagor av Wimbledon utan en ...

Tennisoraklet Björn Hellberg har bevakat 51 raka upplagor av Wimbledon utan en ...
 
   
Fint besök på Sportscamp
 
 Linköping News     2017-07-13 kl. 20:00     390 words
 
Under torsdagen hade Sportscamp i Norrköping celebert besök. Mångfaldige Paralympicsmedaljören Jonas Jacobsson kom på besök. Och naturligtvis stod skytte på programmet då.

Mångfaldige Paralympicsmedaljören Jonas Jacobsson kom på besök.... Det var mångfaldige Paralympicsmedaljören Jonas Jacobsson från Kolmården som kom på besök, svarade på frågor och gav tips.... En äkta Paralympics-guldmedalj.Jonashar tagit 30 medaljer i Paralympics...

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Stökig första dag för landslaget
 
 Svenska Orienteringsförbundet     2017-07-13 kl. 18:21     396 words
 
Oväder och protester påverkade precisionsorienterings-VM när mästerskapet fortsatte med PreO (dag 1). Wiksell gick miste om guldläge. Det blev händelserikt när VM i precisionsorientering under torsdagen fortsatte i BirÅ tonas, Litauen.

I den paralympiska klassen slutade Ola Jansson som bäste svensk med sin sjundeplats. -... Trots resultaten idag måste Sverige gälla som favorit, i alla fall i den paralympiska klassen.... 4) Marit Wiksell (18/10), 10) Stig Gerdtman, (18/23), 15) Martin Fredholm, (17/14.5), 26) William Rex, (17/26) Paralympic...
 
   
Markku Wiis mötte hårt motstånd
 
 Västerviks-Tidningen     2017-07-13 kl. 16:10     89 words
 
Markku Wiis, som spelar för Västervik BTK, har nyligen varit och tävlat i Motala Summer open. Markku började lovande i det inledande poolspelet i klass 3 som han gick vidare tämligen enkelt ifrån.

Ahlqvist som har rutin från Paralympics där hon tagit ett individuellt silver.
 
   
"Kommer utmana de allra bästa"
 
 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2017-07-13 kl. 14:57     266 words
 
Tio centimeter från guldet i Paralympics. Nu siktar Tobias Jonsson på en fullträff i London som tar honom hela vägen upp på pallen. Jag vet att jag har det i mig.

Tio centimeter från guldet i Paralympics.... För knappt ett år sedan var Tobias Jonsson endast tio centimeter från ett Paralympiskt guld i Rio de Janeiro.
 
   
Olsson klar för semifinal i Wimbledon Sport 2017-07-13 14.17
 
 Svenska Dagbladet     2017-07-13 kl. 14:17     101 words
 
Stefan Olssons kvartsfinal i Wimbledons rullstolsturnering var en repris på förra årets final. Men den här gången med ett annat utfall för 30-åringen från Falun.

Image-text: Stefan Olsson, här under Paralympics i Rio, är klar för semifinal i Wimbledons rullstolsturnering.

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McMurry's Wright set to compete at World Para Athletics Championships
 
 Abilene Reporter     2017-07-14 kl. 08:49     362 words
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Paralympics Track and Field National Championships June 2-3 in Brentwood, California.
 
   
Third time lucky
 
 Tasmanian Examiner     2017-07-14 kl. 08:43     311 words
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Tasmanian pair Todd Hodgetts and Deon Kenzie are both gunning for gold at their third world para athletics championships.

Newstead shot putter Todd Hodgetts will be returning to the London venue where he won a Paralympic gold medal in 2012.... The event is being held at the same London venue where Hodgetts claimed a  2012 Paralympic title and having also won bronze and gold...
 
   
The World Para Athletics Championships are coming to Stratford and here’s everything you need to know
 
 Wharf.co.uk     2017-07-14 kl. 08:18     676 words
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The World Para Athletics Championships are coming to the London Stadium.

The event has been strongly supported by Prince Harry, who has urged the public to support the country’s best para athletes after meeting runner and Paralympic bronze medallist Dave Henson.
 
   
What’s showing on Summer Screens At Canary Wharf in July and August?
 
 Wharf.co.uk     2017-07-14 kl. 08:18     660 words
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The summer sporting season is well underway with Royal Ascot and most of Wimbledon under our belts. But there is still plenty more action to see on the Summer Screens At Canary Wharf .

Names such as 100m sprinter and two time Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock will be taking to the track in Queen Elizabeth Park.
 
   
Five For Friday: Aquatics
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-14 kl. 08:00     444 words
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Five For Friday: Beach Volleyball Five For Friday: Field Hockey Five For Friday: Paralympic Track and Field Five For Friday: Wrestling

Paralympic Track and Field Five For Friday: Wrestling. ...There’ll be plenty of action in the pool as the FINA World Championships begin this weekend in Budapest, Hungary.... Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team...
 
   
Uganda: Dejected Para-Athletes Retain Slim London Hope
 
 Africa-News.info     2017-07-14 kl. 07:51     365 words
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By Kampala — Even without official communication from the National Paralympic Committee, Christine Akullo, Sam Mubajje and Al-Bashir Bwaga have given up on the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships which get underway tomorrow in London.

By Kampala — Even without official communication from the National Paralympic Committee, Christine Akullo, Sam Mubajje and Al-Bashir Bwaga have given up on the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships which get underway tomorrow in London.The three
 
   
Christiaan Greyling Racing 150km ‘Racing Madagascar Ultra Trail’
 
 My Newsroom.co.za     2017-07-14 kl. 07:40     323 words
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Racing Madagascar Ultra Trail 2017 - flat and fast 150km 6 stages over 6 days_Chritiaan and Landie Greyling (Jeep Team_Salomon_Garmin) Starting

lastly, it promotes Sport Solidarity – the organisers collaborate with local offices such as Malagasy Athletics Federation and the Paralympic Federation.... Interesting facts about this race is that there are twenty-one Malagasy runners – 15 from the regional league of Diego Suarez, three from the national league, two from the Paralympic...
 
   
Zhang Haidi publishes manifesto for IPC president
 
 CHINAdaily.com.cn     2017-07-14 kl. 07:30     799 words
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Zhang Haidi, Chinese writer and head of National Paralympic Committee (NPC). [Photo/provided to chinadaily.com.

Zhang Haidi, Chinese writer and head of National Paralympic Committee (NPC).... Chinese writer and head of National Paralympic Committee (NPC) Zhang Haidi has published her manifesto for president of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) after...
 
   
Community surprises ’keeper Brian before the Paralympics
 
 Echo.ie     2017-07-14 kl. 07:09     413 words
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By Mary Dennehy KNOWN for catching the ball, experienced international goalkeeper Brian McGillivary let one slip past him last Friday when the

Community surprises ’keeper Brian before the Paralympics.... By Mary Dennehy KNOWN for catching the ball, experienced international goalkeeper Brian McGillivary let one slip past him last Friday when the. ...community of Firhouse threw the 27-year-old a surprise party ahead of his trip to the Paralympics...
 
   
OVER 100 COMMUNITY GROUPS HELP TO #FILLTHESTADIUM FOR THE WORLD PARA ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS
 
 Sportsvibe.co.uk     2017-07-14 kl. 07:02     604 words
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Friday 14th July More than 100 community groups from across the country are supporting #FillTheStadium and will be attending the World Para Athletics Championships, which kick off  on Friday  at the London Stadium.

Three weeks ago organisers confirmed that 230,000 tickets have been sold for the Championships making it the second largest Para sport event in history behind the Paralympic Games.
 
   
Petersson: More Paralympic Voices Needed in IOC...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-07-14 kl. 06:37     67 words
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(ATR) Europe’s Paralympics presidential candidate John Petersson wants better cooperation between IOC and IPC. To continue reading this article you must be a subscriber to Around The Rings. Please Login or Subscribe Now!

Petersson: More Paralympic Voices Needed in IOC...(ATR) Europe’s Paralympics presidential candidate John Petersson wants better cooperation between IOC and IPC.... More Paralympic Voices Needed in IOC (07/14/17) WADA LEGACY OUTREACH PROGRAM JOINS FORCES...

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Para athletes off to London
 
 Ceylon Today     2017-07-14 kl. 06:35     65 words
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Sri Lanka Para Athletes Dinesh Priyantha (Paralympics Bronze Medallist), Amara Indumathi and Anil Prasanna left yesterday to participate in the World Para Athletic Championships from 14-23 July in London.

Sri Lanka Para Athletes Dinesh Priyantha (Paralympics Bronze Medallist), Amara Indumathi and Anil Prasanna left yesterday to participate in the World Para Athletic Championships from 14-23 July in London.Amara Indumathi will participate in the
 
   
Support acts for Midnight Oil announced and the lineup is HOT!
 
 Showbiz in FULL HD     2017-07-14 kl. 06:28     10692 words
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TERRY PHETO LEADS INTERNATIONAL AWARDS WITH HIGHEST NOMINATIONS Off the back of being nominated for an international  Black Reel Award  this past

exploring the events leading to the tragic Valentine’s Day killing of Reeva Steenkamp by Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.
 
   
Kanchanmala Pande case is another example of athletes provoking public sentiment with half-truths
 
 Firstpost.com     2017-07-14 kl. 06:15     960 words
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It is not Kanchanmala Pande’s fault that there were only two competitors vying for medals in the S11 class of the 200m Individual Medley competition at IDM Berlin 2017 Para Swimming World Series in Berlin.

To return to Kanchanmala’s apparent claim that she had to “beg and borrow in Berlin”, I do not condone any lapse by Paralympic Committee of India (PCI).

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Boy with no legs won’t let that keep him from playing baseball
 
 True Viral News     2017-07-14 kl. 06:01     265 words
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An 8-year-old boy who was born with severely deformed legs hasn’t let his disability get in the way of playing the game he loves.

be around, couldn’t ask for a better player or teammate.” Davis, who has goals of reaching the Paralympics with either Team USA or Ghana, has also taught his family invaluable life lessons. “He brings life to everything we do,” Summer Davis,
 
   
Afghan Soldiers Preparing For Invictus Games
 
 Tolo News     2017-07-14 kl. 05:56     247 words
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Seven out of 70 Afghan soldiers have been selected to compete against peers from 17 different countries in Invictus Games.

The seven soldiers were selected out of dozens of wounded Afghan military personnel to compete in the international Paralympics-style event along with service members from 17 different countries.... The Invictus Games is an international Paralympic-style...
 
   
Disabled athletes gearing up for 'Fargomania' competition
 
 WDAY     2017-07-14 kl. 05:40     117 words
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1 / 2 2 / 2 FARGO—Athletes for a first-of-its-kind competition are now in training for "Fargomania". The competition is a crossfit-style athletics showcase for physically, and cognitively impaired athletes.

Disabled athletes gearing up for 'Fargomania' competition.
 
   
Panasonic El Works : National Winners from 18 Countries and Region Selected for Panasonic KWN Global Contest 2017
 
 4 Traders     2017-07-14 kl. 05:39     1570 words
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Osaka, Japan - Panasonic Corporation has completed the final judging process for the Global Contest 2017 of 'Kid Witness (KWN),' an educational

The story is following a disabled athlete who never gave up on her dream and made a contribution to her country by winning a Paralympic medal.

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Non-fiction review: The Many Ways of Seeing
 
 Melbourne Age     2017-07-14 kl. 05:30     161 words
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The Many Ways of Seeing. By Nick Gleeson.  The Many Ways of Seeing Nick Gleeson with Peter Bishop Ventura, $29.

While Nick Gleeson has been more adventurous than most of us – he has climbed to Everest base camp and represented Australia in the Paralympics – his focus is on the drama of ordinary life.

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Paralympian Becca Meyers Wins Best Female Athlete with a Disability ESPY
 
 Big News Network     2017-07-14 kl. 04:53     35 words
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was crowned Best Female Athlete with a Disability at the 25th ESPY Awards yesterday. This is the second time that she has won the award in 2015.

Paralympian Becca Meyers Wins Best Female Athlete with a Disability ESPY. was crowned Best Female Athlete with a Disability at the 25th ESPY Awards yesterday.
 
   
Police investigate four 'linked' acid attacks in east London
 
 SpireFM     2017-07-14 kl. 04:43     204 words
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Police in London say they are investigating four different acid attacks in the east of the city. They are considering the attacks to be linked. More to follow...

Paralympic athlete Abdullah Hayayei dies after throwing cage collapses on his head A Paralympic athlete has died after a throwing cage fell and struck him on his head while training at a leisure centre in east London.
 
   
Blind football players in Colombia use sounds to go for goal
 
 CGTN     2017-07-14 kl. 04:32     396 words
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At most sporting events, fans are encouraged to cheer as loudly as possible for their team. But one football league requires the opposite — the Colombia football team for the blind. CGTN’s Michelle Begue reports.

to make a hole in it and put in bells, so when it moves, you can hear it,” he said. “He then took that idea to the Colombian Institute for the Blind.” Blind Football has been a Paralympic sport since 1996.
 
   
On Your Marks, Get Set, Watch! The Olympic Channel: Home Of Team USA Debuts Saturday
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-14 kl. 04:29     1211 words
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, 7:20 p.m. (ET) Can’t get enough of watching Team USA athletes on and off the field of play? Have we got a network for you. The Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA launches Saturday at 6 a.m.

storytelling the amazing stories of thousands of athletes throughout the world and especially U.S. athletes.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Isaac Jean-Paul Just Discovered Paralympic Sport This Year And Is Already A World-Record Holder
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-14 kl. 04:29     936 words
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, 5:08 p.m. (ET) Isaac Jean-Paul will make his international debut at the World Para Athletics Championships in London July 14-23.  Isaac Jean-Paul has been legally blind since birth, born with macular degeneration in both eyes.

Isaac Jean-Paul Just Discovered Paralympic Sport This Year And Is Already A World-Record Holder. , 5:08 p.m.... Jean-Paul left North America for the first time in his life this week to compete in the World Para Athletics Championships, which begin Friday in London at the same venue that hosted the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
BOC's game plan to boost its global image
 
 CHINAdaily.com.cn     2017-07-14 kl. 03:51     843 words
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1 Bank of China became the first top official partner of the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games when it signed a deal with the Beijing Organizing Committee on Thursday. The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics is a milestone event in China.

1 Bank of China became the first top official partner of the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games when it signed a deal with the Beijing Organizing Committee on Thursday.
 
   
BOC signs up as Olympic partner
 
 CHINAdaily.com.cn     2017-07-14 kl. 03:51     118 words
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The marketing program of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Winter Games gained momentum on Thursday, as Bank of China signed with the Beijing Organizing Committee to become the official banking partner of the milestone event.

The marketing program of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Winter Games gained momentum on Thursday, as Bank of China signed with the Beijing Organizing Committee to become the official banking partner of the milestone event.After a
 
   
Barcelona celebrates 25th anniversary of Olympics with mock torch, original musicians and huge festivalSport
 
 Think Spain     2017-07-14 kl. 03:07     295 words
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BARCELONA has planned a huge celebration of the 25 Archer Antonio Rebollo will light a mock Olympic torch at the stadium in the north-eastern city

elsewhere in the country who were competing at the games a quarter of a century ago – including Juan Antonio San Epifanio, alias 'Epi'; Nacho Solozábal, Paralympic athlete Teresa Perales, and medal-winning women's grass hockey team member
 
   
Moved by Kanchanmala Pande's plight, Abhinav Bindra helps para-swimmer get Rs 3 lakh scholarship
 
 India Today     2017-07-14 kl. 02:59     652 words
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Ace shooter Abhinav Bindra intervened to help Kanchanmala Pande get a Rs 3 lakh scholarship after reading about a Mail Today report on how the para-swimmer was forced to borrow money in Berlin after government-sanctioned funds did not reach her in time.

Sports ministry blames Paralympic Committee of India, seeks report ALSO READ | Ignored by authorities, Indian para-athlete forced to beg, borrow money in Berlin.
 
   
The mental health of Britains best loved Paralympians is under strain
 
 Big News Network     2017-07-14 kl. 02:49     26 words
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ParalympicsGB's best-loved athletes have been cresting a seemingly endless wave since London 2012, but the golden generation's mental health has suffered beneath appearances.

The mental health of Britains best loved Paralympians is under strain.... ParalympicsGB's best-loved athletes have been cresting a seemingly endless wave since London 2012, but the golden generation's mental health has suffered beneath appearances.
 
   
The London Para Games arent good for people like me – theyre setting back disability rights
 
 Big News Network     2017-07-14 kl. 02:49     32 words
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I recently sat on a panel where a Tory Government adviser asked me why I kept complaining about austerity cuts when I should be cheering on Paralympian athletes.

I recently sat on a panel where a Tory Government adviser asked me why I kept complaining about austerity cuts when I should be cheering on Paralympian athletes.It was beyond belief.
 
   
L.A. waits to find out which Olympics it will host
 
 Wave Newspapers     2017-07-14 kl. 02:39     1007 words
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LOS ANGELES — The International Olympic Committee voted unanimously July 11 to award both the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympics simultaneously in

proud day for Los Angeles and for the Olympic and Paralympic Movements in America,” said a statement from LA 2024. “We’re thrilled with the IOC’s decision today, which is a major step forward in making LA’s Olympic dream a reality.
 
   
Cobourg set to host Canadian fastball championship
 
 Northumberland Today     2017-07-14 kl. 02:24     487 words
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COBOURG -  The country’s best will come to Cobourg’s Legion Fields in August, as Cobourg Legion Minor Softball hosts the Under 16 Boys Canadian Fast Pitch Championship. Ten teams are expected.

Paralympic athlete Rob Snoek will address the boys, and three local special guests will be part of the evening — “three generations of decorated fast-pitch players who live right here,” Whitehead said. “Ewart Timlin has been put into the
 
   
Canadian Paralympic Committee to feature coverage of 2017 World Para Athletics Championships via Facebook Live
 
 Kuam News 8     2017-07-14 kl. 02:19     744 words
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SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) OTTAWA Live coverage of all track and field events available for broadcast involving Canadians will be streamed online at facebook.

Canadian Paralympic Committee to feature coverage of 2017 World Para Athletics Championships via Facebook Live.... SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) OTTAWA Live coverage of all track and field events available for broadcast involving Canadians...

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What’s on TV tonight? Shows to watch on Friday 14 July from BBC Proms 2017 to Count Arthur Strong
 
 Irish Sun     2017-07-14 kl. 02:13     401 words
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Also on tonight World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 and The Eubanks WHAT can’t you miss on TV tonight? Our guide to the must-see shows… LIVE!

days. ??Ade Adepitan and his team will deliver coverage across Channel 4 and More4 of the biggest Para Athletics competition outside the Paralympics.
 
   
Disability rights set to be an election issue
 
 Newstalk ZB     2017-07-14 kl. 02:12     376 words
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Disability rights are set to be an election issue, a forum has warned.

response with the audience, both in the room and watching the live stream on facebook, who often received Mr Scott's answers with hostility.    Accessibility in education was also discussed, with questions being asked by paralympic swimmer Mary

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Paralympics: Pressure sits fine with long jump star Stef Reid
 
 The National     2017-07-14 kl. 02:02     821 words
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THERE are some who would find the pressure of being number one in the world going into a home World Championships somewhat overwhelming.

Paralympics: Pressure sits fine with long jump star Stef Reid.... She has already amassed quite a haul of major championships medals with silver at both the 2012 and the 2016 Paralympic Games particular highlights.... Within a handful of years, she was a Paralympic...
 
   
Flexible family time
 
 Hong Kong Standard Finance     2017-07-14 kl. 01:33     599 words
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If you were to meet acrobat Daniel Sierralta, his wife Corina and their eight- year-old daughter Ainara, you would instantly know they are no ordinary family.

The charity event - to raise funds for Orbis, Hong Kong Paralympic Committee & Sports Association for the Physically Disabled and Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society - is packed with family-centered activities.
 
   
2017 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards: See All the Stars Hit the Carpet Before the Sliming Begins
 
 EOnline.com     2017-07-14 kl. 01:31     305 words
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Ready, set, slime! It's officially that time of year again: Sports stars and celebrities are hitting the orange carpet ahead of Nickelodeon's 2017 Kids' Choice Sports Awards tonight.

Blake Leeper The Paralympic track and field athlete rocks an all-black ensemble for the big night ahead.

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Everyman theatre to feature on new set of Royal Mail stamps
 
 Newshandle.com     2017-07-14 kl. 01:24     269 words
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The prize-winning architecture of one of Liverpool’s most beloved venues is being recognised by the Royal Mail – as a stamp.

The new stamp featuring the Everyman theatre is available from Friday, July 14 The theatre joins other landmarks including the Aquatics Centre from the London Olympics and Paralympics, the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, Cardiff’s National
 
   
NZ team chasing world para athletics gold
 
 Yahoo! News Australia     2017-07-14 kl. 01:21     24 words
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A six-strong Kiwi team missing Paralympics star Liam Malone are set to launch their campaign at the para athletics world championships in London.

A six-strong Kiwi team missing Paralympics star Liam Malone are set to launch their campaign at the para athletics world championships in London.
 
   
West Midlands region to benefit from Games bid
 
 The Birmingham Press     2017-07-14 kl. 01:16     1491 words
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Further prospective venues announced for 2022 Commonwealth Games.

businesses.” Ellie Simmonds OBE, five-time Paralympic swimming champion, from Walsall said: “It is great news that the West Midlands will finally be getting a world-class competition standard swimming pool.

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NZ team chasing world para athletics gold (NZ Newswire)
 
 Yahoo! News Australia     2017-07-14 kl. 01:14     209 words
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, 9:10 am New Zealand are missing Rio Paralympics star Liam Malone but will still field several strong medal prospects at the para athletics world championships in London.

NZ team chasing world para athletics gold (NZ Newswire). , 9:10 am New Zealand are missing Rio Paralympics star Liam Malone but will still field several strong medal prospects at the para athletics world championships in London.World class sprinter
 
   
Canadian Paralympic Committee to feature coverage of 2017 World Para Athletics Championships via Facebook Live
 
 KOAM TV     2017-07-14 kl. 01:04     99 words
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SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) OTTAWA Live coverage of all track and field events available for broadcast involving Canadians will be streamed online at facebook.

Canadian Paralympic Committee to feature coverage of 2017 World Para Athletics Championships via Facebook Live.... SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) OTTAWA Live coverage of all track and field events available for broadcast involving Canadians...

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Hewett through on mixed day for Brits at Wimbledon
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-07-14 kl. 00:50     839 words
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4 hours ago Double Paralympic silver medallist Alfie Hewett escaped a scare on day one of wheelchair Wimbledon after admitting he was not fully prepared.

4 hours ago Double Paralympic silver medallist Alfie Hewett escaped a scare on day one of wheelchair Wimbledon after admitting he was not fully prepared.The 19-year-old eventually came from a set down to beat France’s Nicolas Peifer 4-6 6-2 6-2,
 
   
Models shaking up the industry you definitely need to be following
 
 The Tab     2017-07-14 kl. 00:42     1578 words
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For much too long, the modeling industry has looked pretty much the same: Skinny, 18-year-old girls with shiny hair and little to no personality.

 Now, Kanya has done both sports and lingerie modeling for Nike, Billabong, and Panty Prop, and is currently training to compete in mono skiing for Team USA in the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games.
 
   
When Harry met Harry: Prince Harry and Harry Styles step out at movie premiere
 
 ABC News     2017-07-14 kl. 00:41     292 words
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Real-life royalty met pop star royalty tonight on the red carpet at the world premiere of the new film "Dunkirk." Prince Harry met members of the cast and crew at the premiere in London's Leicester Square.

The Paralympic style games, held last year at Disney World, encourages current and former military personnel who are wounded, injured or sick to compete for their countries.CAROLYN DURAND.

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Success keeping veteran wheelchair racer Lakatos away from retirement
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-07-14 kl. 00:34     40 words
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At 37 years old, and as the owner of a massive world and Paralympic medal collection, Canada's Brent Lakatos had considered calling it a career after these World Para Athletics Championships. Then a funny thing happened. He got faster.

At 37 years old, and as the owner of a massive world and Paralympic medal collection, Canada's Brent Lakatos had considered calling it a career after these World Para Athletics Championships.

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Canadian Paralympic Committee to feature coverage of 2017 World Para Athletics Championships via Facebook Live
 
 BioSpace     2017-07-14 kl. 00:31     220 words
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/CNW/ - Canadian fans will be able to follow Canada's best Para athletics athletes in real time as competitors take to the track and field at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, England from July 14 to 23 .

Canadian Paralympic Committee to feature coverage of 2017 World Para Athletics Championships via Facebook Live. /CNW/ -... The full team roster is available About the Canadian Paralympic Committee:... Follow the Canadian Paralympic Team:
 
   
Milton grad on cover of ESPN Magazine's Body Issue
 
 Florida Today     2017-07-14 kl. 00:29     508 words
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CLOSE Kirstie Ennis is making headlines as one of the cover athletes for ESPN's 2017 'Body Issue.' The former Marine is the first war veteran and amputee athlete to grace the cover of the 'Body Issue.

Paralympic snowboard team.  She said on Instagram that she was honored to be part of ESPN Magazine's 2017 Body Issue.  More:
 
   
Celebrate Olympic History This Summer in Whistler
 
 Travel Video Television News     2017-07-14 kl. 00:28     717 words
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Whistler, B.C. – Signs of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games can be found around Whistler from the welcoming Inukshuks to the Olympic rings or the new experiences left behind by this unforgettable event.

Whistler, B.C. – Signs of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games can be found around Whistler from the welcoming Inukshuks to the Olympic rings or the new experiences left behind by this unforgettable event.Take the opportunity to recreate
 
   
Tipperary's Darragh Stakelum wins Irish Open Blind Golf tournament
 
 Tipperary Star     2017-07-14 kl. 00:21     643 words
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An inspirational 27 year old man who lost his sight last year has become the first ever Tipperary person to win the Irish Open Blind Golf tournament. Darragh Stakelum from Thurles took the top honours at a glittering awards ceremony in Co.

Paralympian Peter Ryan who was diagnosed with LHON at the age of 19. “I sat beside Peter in school in the CBS and a lot of people how commented how unusual it is that we both suffered with sight loss.
 
   
Canadian Paralympic Committee to feature coverage of 2017 World Para Athletics Championships via Facebook Live
 
 Canada NewsWire     2017-07-14 kl. 00:17     923 words
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/CNW/ - Canadian fans will be able to follow Canada's best Para athletics athletes in real time as competitors take to the track and field at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, England from July 14 to 23 .

Canadian Paralympic Committee to feature coverage of 2017 World Para Athletics Championships via Facebook Live. /CNW/ -... About the Canadian Paralympic Committee:... Paralympic.ca Follow the Canadian Paralympic Team: www.paralympic.ca www.facebook.com/CDNParalympics www.twitter.com/CDNParalympics www.youtube.com/CDNParalympics www.instagram.com/CDNParalympics   SOURCE Canadian Paralympic...

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Five Canadians to watch at World Para Athletics Championships
 
 Brandon Sun     2017-07-14 kl. 00:17     383 words
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Canada's team of 24 athletes at the World Para Athletics Championships, July 14-23 in London, is a mixed group of familiar faces and newcomers.

Liam Stanley, 800, 1,500 metres The 20-year-old from Victoria was a standout soccer player who hoped to make his Paralympic debut in that sport.... But when Canada's soccer team didn't qualify for the Rio Paralympics, Stanley, who has cerebral palsy, focused on middle distance running and last summer raced to silver in the 1,500 in an outstanding Paralympic...

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Tokyo plans cybersecurity hub to protect infrastructure during 2020 Olympics
 
 Japan Times     2017-07-14 kl. 00:10     195 words
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The government said Thursday it will create a new body to oversee the protection of crucial infrastructure from cyberattacks during the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in 2020.

The government said Thursday it will create a new body to oversee the protection of crucial infrastructure from cyberattacks during the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in 2020.The cybersecurity response center will compile and share information with
 
   
Bundy athlete set to shine at championships
 
 NewsMail     2017-07-13 kl. 23:50     496 words
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ATHLETICS: When Bundaberg's Rheed McCracken lines up at the starting blocks, random thoughts go through his mind as he calms his nerves. McCracken, trying to block out large crowds and spectators, focuses on anything that can help him concentrate.

Paralympics last year.... "There's a Big Ben tattoo which was from my first Paralympic Games in 2012 in London,” he said.... "It's great to be back at the London Stadium which holds special memories for me at my first Paralympics.” McCracken will compete in...
 
   
Wounded warrior climbs mountains to raise funds for prosthetic care
 
 Del Mar Times     2017-07-13 kl. 23:46     615 words
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Off in the back corner of the CrossFit Del Mar gym as he and a dozen others power through a workout — named in memory of an Army sergeant killed in

Within two years he was training full-time to qualify for the Paralympics as a sprinter.
 
   
At 37, Lakatos only getting better; could climb medal podium 5 times in London
 
 Brandon Sun     2017-07-13 kl. 23:45     674 words
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At 37 years old, and as the owner of a massive world and Paralympic medal collection, Canada's Brent Lakatos had considered calling it a career after these World Para Athletics Championships. Then a funny thing happened. He got faster.

At 37 years old, and as the owner of a massive world and Paralympic medal collection, Canada's Brent Lakatos had considered calling it a career after these World Para Athletics Championships.... "But then with the times that I posted this year, I don't want it to be my last season, so now 2020 (Tokyo Paralympics...

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Golden girl Hannah Cockroft out to dazzle London in treble tilt at glory
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-07-13 kl. 23:24     46 words
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The Cockroft boys have a particular way of ensuring the golden child of the family ignores her own hype. ‘I have two brothers,’ says Hannah, the winner of five Paralympic golds, seven world titles and all but one of her 350-odd races in the past...

The Cockroft boys have a particular way of ensuring the golden child of the family ignores her own hype. ‘I have two brothers,’ says Hannah, the winner of five Paralympic golds, seven world titles and all but one of her 350-odd races in the
 
   
Eight years in, Lykins' basketball camp still growing stronger
 
 NewsOK.com     2017-07-13 kl. 23:24     1026 words
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COLUMBIA — Nate Rainge was born with spinal dysgenesis, a rare malformation of the spine. He's used a wheelchair all his life. Rainge recalled watching basketball on TV as a boy and saying to his dad, "I'll never be able to do that!

He's coached at the Paralympic Games four times, where he won silver in 1992 and gold in 2004 and 2008 with the women's basketball team and gold in 2016 with the men's team.
 
   
Castle Rock Ultra Marathoner has raised more than $1,500 for the NSCD
 
 Your Hub     2017-07-13 kl. 23:07     386 words
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July 13, 2017 0 0 David Coles, an ultra marathon runner, has logged more than 1,000 miles in the past 6 months to raise more than $1,500 for the National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD).

Physical activity and experiencing the natural world are so important, seeing an organization bring those experiences to disabled athletes, veterans, children and average folks like me is incredibly powerful.  Running for the NSCD is just one way
 
   
Xi: China, Canada must enlarge trade
 
 CHINAdaily USA     2017-07-13 kl. 22:35     421 words
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President Xi Jinping and Governor General David Johnston of Canada witness the signing of cooperative documents at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on Thursday, Xi said the two nations have wide common interests.

The two leaders witnessed the signing of two memorandums of understanding on establishing the China-Canada Joint Committee on Culture and Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games cooperation.

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Inaugural Wimbledon men's wheelchair champion Gordon Reid fears for future of the sport after funding cut
 
 Yahoo! Canada     2017-07-13 kl. 22:26     477 words
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Wheelchair tennis’s biggest star warned the sport was facing a precarious future in Britain following UK Sport’s decision to strip it of funding.

the next Paralympics unless an alternative source of income could be found.... Despite being the country’s most over-performing sport at last year’s Olympics and Paralympics - - a decision was made in March to strip wheelchair tennis of almost £2 million...
 
   
Area Students Represent Mecklenburg Electric at Washington Youth Tour
 
 Southside Messenger     2017-07-13 kl. 22:10     659 words
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at 9:36 am CHASE CITY – Four area high school students, representing Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative (MEC), joined a record-setting group of 1,800

speakers. This year’s agenda included Mike Schlappi, a four-time Paralympic Medalist and two-time world wheelchair basketball champion, who shared his inspiring message, “Just because you can’t stand up, doesn’t mean you can’t stand out!” “This
 
   
How I Beat Cancer To Win Gold And Stay Alive
 
 Huffington Post UK     2017-07-13 kl. 21:56     1219 words
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I was born with a condition called talipeses, known as club foot, so both of my feet were fused facing backwards.

I was on the British karate team for six years, where I met a physio working with Paralympians and she explained that my foot could classify me for Paralympic sports.... I tried a rowing machine for the first time in my life when I went to a Paralympic...

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Para athlete dies during practice session ahead of worlds
 
 Mail.com     2017-07-13 kl. 21:46     237 words
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The IPC gave no details of the cause of death of the 36-year-old Abdullah Hayayei, a thrower from the United Arab Emirates who was entered in the shot put, discus and javelin throw events in the F34 class.

Hayayei made his Paralympic debut at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, finishing sixth in the javelin and seventh in shot put in the F34, a category for seated throws for athletes with impairments typical of conditions such as cerebral palsy or
 
   
Korea Goes for the Gold
 
 Incentive     2017-07-13 kl. 21:30     533 words
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share by Andrea Doyle | July 13, 2017 All eyes will be on South Korea next February as it hosts the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang.

from about 95 countries, while the Paralympic Games, held in March, is set to attract 3,000 participants from about 45 countries.  With events of that size and scale, and a slogan like "Passion.
 
   
McFadden eyeing success at World Para Athletics Championships as comeback continues
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-13 kl. 21:28     960 words
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The United States’ Tatyana McFadden says she is raring to go at the World Para Athletics Championships, which are scheduled to begin here tomorrow, as she continues her comeback from life-threatening blood clots in her legs.

The 16-time Paralympic Games medallist failed to win the race for first time since 2012, but she was still crowned the inaugural Abbott World Marathon Majors women’s wheelchair champion.... The American will compete in the 200 metres, 400m, 800m and 1,500m events at the same venue where she won her first Paralympic...

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Zain Retherford, The NCAA’s Top Wrestler In 2017, Is Ready For His First World Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-13 kl. 21:26     943 words
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, 1:51 p.m. (ET) Zain Retherford of the Penn State Nittany Lions reacts after winning his match against Brandon Sorensen of the Iowa Hawkeyes during

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Synchro Divers Dorman, Hixon Won Olympic Silver In Their Second Meet. What Will They Accomplish At Worlds?
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-13 kl. 21:26     812 words
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, 12:58 p.m. (ET) Michael Hixon and Sam Dorman pose for a photo with their silver medals on the Today show set on Copacabana Beach on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

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Team USA At The ESPYs: The Celebration In 21 Photos
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-13 kl. 21:26     445 words
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, 1:14 p.m. (ET) Team USA athletes came out in droves to attend the 2017 ESPY Awards and the ESPN Body Issue pre-party. From the red carpet to up on stage, all were dressed to the nines on a night befitting of champions.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.... 1) Mike Minor Paralympic snowboarder Mike Minor poses at the BODY at ESPYs party at Avalon on July 11, 2017 in Los Angeles.
 
   
OBS welcomes Tokyo 2020 Rights Holding Broadcasters to host city
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-13 kl. 21:18     589 words
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Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) have continued their planning for Tokyo 2020 by welcoming the Games' Rights Holding Broadcasters (RHBs) to the Japanese capital for a three-day briefing.

The RHBs also drove by the Yoyogi National Stadium, located in the Shibuya district, before returning to the Tokyo Bay Zone to check out the construction sites of the Olympic and Paralympic Athletes’ Village.

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Japanese embassy hands over ski equipment to Nepal
 
 MyRepublica.com     2017-07-13 kl. 21:17     328 words
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KATHMANDU, July 13: The Embassy of Japan has handed over ski equipment to Nepal Ski Association amidst a ceremony at the embassy on Thursday.

The scheme aims to promote sports covering over 10 million people in more than 100 countries until 2020, the same year when Tokyo will host the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.  Skiing is a popular international winter sport in Japan, North

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Tennis: Minnesmästarens guldkorn
 
 Di Weekend Plus     2017-07-13 kl. 21:00     740 words
 
Tennisoraklet Björn Hellberg har bevakat 51 raka upplagor av Wimbledon utan en ...

Tennisoraklet Björn Hellberg har bevakat 51 raka upplagor av Wimbledon utan en ...
 
   
Following death of Paralympian Abdullah Hayayei, UAE team vow to give their best at London 2017 in honour of team-mate
 
 Sport 360     2017-07-13 kl. 20:58     774 words
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The UAE Paralympic sport community is in a state of shock following the death of Emirati Paralympian Abdullah Hayayei during a training session at an

Following death of Paralympian Abdullah Hayayei, UAE team vow to give their best at London 2017 in honour of team-mate.... The UAE Paralympic sport community is in a state of shock following the death of Emirati Paralympian Abdullah Hayayei during a...
 
   
Para-athletes want to harvest medals at IPC World Athletics Champs
 
 Namibia Press Agency     2017-07-13 kl. 20:38     354 words
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By Hesron Kapanga LONDON, 13 JUL (NAMPA) – Namibia’s 2016 Paralympic Games gold medallist Ananias Shikongo and double silver medallist Johannes

By Hesron Kapanga LONDON, 13 JUL (NAMPA) – Namibia’s 2016 Paralympic Games gold medallist Ananias Shikongo and double silver medallist Johannes. ...Nambala are looking forward to winning medals at the 2017 International Paralympic Committee

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Abhinav Bindra takes up para-athlete Kanchanmala Pande's case, demands report from Sports Minister Vijay Goel, SAI
 
 zeenews.com     2017-07-13 kl. 20:29     321 words
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Image Courtesy: PTI/Twitter New Delhi: A day after reports of para-athlete Kanchanmala Pande fending for herself while in Berlin for the Para

Yesterday, Goel had said, “I’m informed funds were released to Paralympic Committee by SAI on behalf of @YASMinistry.... PCI’s duty was to inform Ministry if it was unable to further issue it on time, will be probed.” I'm informed funds were released to Paralympic...

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Europe trip turns horror as Nagpur’s blind swimmer forced to beg in Germany
 
 United News of India     2017-07-13 kl. 20:14     58 words
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Nagpur, Jul 13 (UNI) Kanchanmala, the blind swimmer from city, had to beg for money to compete after the officials left her high and dry in Berlin, Germany.

Nagpur, Jul 13 (UNI) Kanchanmala, the blind swimmer from city, had to beg for money to compete after the officials left her high and dry in Berlin, Germany.Kanchanmala was left to fend for herself in Berlin after the Paralympic Committee of India

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Lewis White makes a big splash in Berlin ahead of City of Derby's...
 
 Derby Telegraph     2017-07-13 kl. 20:06     799 words
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Comments (0) Lewis White is on a roll as he prepares for the British Summer Championships. He is one of nine City of Derby swimmers who will be competing at the championships, which will be staged at Ponds Forge in Sheffield between July 25-30.

And the 17-year-old from Swadlincote – a bronze medallist in the 400m freestyle at the 2016 Rio Paralympics – proved he is on course with a strong showing in the latest Para World Cup Series event, staged in Berlin.
 
   
Being a guide allows me to see the world: Kamuaruuma
 
 Namibia Press Agency     2017-07-13 kl. 19:54     79 words
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Contributed by NAMPA. By Hesron Kapanga LONDON, 13 JUL (NAMPA) - New guide under the Namibian Paralympic Committee (NPC), Sydney Kamuaruuma is confident that guiding will help him improve his athletic career while travelling the world.

New guide under the Namibian Paralympic Committee (NPC), Sydney Kamuaruuma is confident that guiding will help him improve his athletic career while travelling the world.Kamuaruuma is currently in London assisting T11 athlete Lahja Ishitile at the
 
   
Venus Williams, The Winningest Active Player At Wimbledon, Advances To Her Ninth Final
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-13 kl. 19:41     397 words
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, 11:48 a.m. (ET) Venus Williams celebrates match point and victory in her semifinal match against Johanna Konta of Great Britain at the Wimbledon

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DPAC set for week of protests over social care, Atos and access to transport
 
 Disability News Service     2017-07-13 kl. 19:28     695 words
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Disabled activists are set to lobby MPs this week on the urgency of the social care crisis, as part of a week of action that will take place across the country, including a protest outside the Olympic Stadium.

It plans to make sure those attending the athletics event know that Atos is an international partner of the International Paralympic Committee, and will be providing IT services at the championships, while DPAC will also be “drawing awareness to
 
   
Comerford goes from zero to 100 with scholarly outlook
 
 Dublin Gazette Newspapers     2017-07-13 kl. 19:20     479 words
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Orla Comerford in action at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.

Orla Comerford in action at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.Picture:... Paul Mohan/Sportsfile IF ORLA Comerford’s emergence onto the Paralympic scene in time for the Rio Games last year was something of a dramatic one, her trip to London to take part in the 2017 World Paralympic...
 
   
World Para Athletics Championships - who to watch and how
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-07-13 kl. 19:17     822 words
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5 hours ago It may have a new name this year but there will be plenty of familiar faces as the World Para Athletics Championships takes centre stage in London for the next ten days.

Para athletics was one of the eight sports included at the first Paralympic Games in Rome, Italy, in 1960 and has remained on the programme ever since, attracting the largest number of competitors and participating countries.
 
   
78 GB athletes to compete in World Dwarf Games
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-07-13 kl. 19:17     385 words
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7 hours ago The Dwarf Sports Association UK has organised a team of 78 athletes to represent Great Britain in the seventh World Dwarf Games in Guelph, Canada in early August.

Paralympic Swimmer Ellie Simmonds OBE, patron of the Dwarf Sports Association, will be joining her GB Team to encourage and support them in their week of competition.
 
   
McGillivary and Sheridan set for Paralympic Games
 
 Echo.ie     2017-07-13 kl. 19:09     285 words
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By Echo Reporter MINISTER of State for Tourism and Sport Patrick O’ Donovan TD was on hand at Dublin Hall to announce the Irish paralympic team for the Rio 2016 Paralympics games which will take place from September 7.

McGillivary and Sheridan set for Paralympic Games.... By Echo Reporter MINISTER of State for Tourism and Sport Patrick O’ Donovan TD was on hand at Dublin Hall to announce the Irish paralympic team for the Rio 2016 Paralympics games which will take place...
 
   
World Para-athletics: Richard Whitehead - marathon man turned 40-year-old sprint star
 
 BBC     2017-07-13 kl. 19:08     743 words
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Richard Whitehead completed a challenge of running 40 marathons in 40 days before becoming a sprinterHe is a marathon world record holder, sprint world-record holder, Paralympic champion and world champion.

Richard Whitehead completed a challenge of running 40 marathons in 40 days before becoming a sprinterHe is a marathon world record holder, sprint world-record holder, Paralympic champion and world champion.And, at the age of 40, Richard Whitehead

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UAE to compete in World Para-athletics Championships in honor of Hayayei
 
 Albawaba     2017-07-13 kl. 19:08     866 words
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Dem Seeking To Unseat Walden Out Of Race
 
 1110 KBND     2017-07-13 kl. 19:05     79 words
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  Posted: 2017-07-13 05:28:00 by (Portland, OR)  --  The legally blind Paralympian and sled-dog racer who aimed to unseat Oregon's only Republican member of Congress is out of the race.

  Posted: 2017-07-13 05:28:00 by (Portland, OR)  --  The legally blind Paralympian and sled-dog racer who aimed to unseat Oregon's only Republican member of Congress is out of the race.  Democrat Rachael Scdoris-Salerno announced Tuesday that she...
 
   
U.S. Olympic Committee unveils Next Olympic Hopeful finalists...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-07-13 kl. 19:05     705 words
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Scouting Camp opens today at the U.S. Olympic Training Center where eight athletes will be selected for national team training camps Olympians John Daly, Sarah Hammer, Carlin Isles and Lauryn Williams to serve as mentors Colorado Springs, Colo.

The OTC is the home of Olympic and Paralympic sport in the United States, and features world-class training facilities and access to USOC leaders in the field of sport medicine, science and psychology.... About the USOC Founded in 1894 and headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the United States Olympic Committee serves as both the National Olympic Committee and National Paralympic...
 
   
Remembering Pent Valley: 17 photos show school students through the years
 
 Kent Live News     2017-07-13 kl. 18:58     689 words
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Comments (0) Pent Valley Technology College will soon close its doors for the final time after 79 years, leaving behind a whole host of memories for former students and teachers alike.

Paralympic athlete pays a visit Paralympic athlete Claire Harvey paid a visit to the school in 2011.... She was once part of the Great Britain women's national sitting volleyball team before switching to track and field athletics where she represented Great Britain at the 2012 Summer Paralympics...

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Record Setting Day For MGX As AAU National Club Championships Kick Off
 
 MileSplit United States     2017-07-13 kl. 18:58     403 words
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Tuesday began the prelims for the AAU National Club Championships at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Track & Field Complex. Athletes from as far as Puerto Rico and Canada came all the way to Orlando to compete in this weeklong event.

Paralympic athlete, Ming Davis competed in the 17-18 year old Men's Javelin.... Where he broke his own Paralympic national record by throwing 134ft-4inches (40.94m).
 
   
London 2017: Hug, Rehm and Greaves speak
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-13 kl. 18:55     583 words
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Medal contenders ready for World Para Athletics Championships. With just a day to go until the World Para Athletics Championships get underway, we've been speaking to some of the top contenders for medals at London 2017.

But I am happy he keeps running marathons and I look forward to our competitions in this event.” Markus Rehm (GER) - men´s long jump T44 “It was in London, when I participated in my first Paralympics so it is very emotional to come back.
 
   
London 2017: Wallace and Smyth excited
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-13 kl. 18:55     347 words
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Sprinters speak ahead of World Para Athletics Championships. With just a day to go until the World Para Athletics Championships get underway, we've been speaking to some of the top contenders for medals at London 2017.

Paralympic Games was just two years after my amputation.... I started at 400m and the relay and I can tell there is nothing like your first Paralympics.

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London 2017: McFadden and van Rhijn raring to go
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-13 kl. 18:55     469 words
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Title contenders speaking ahead of World Para Athletics Championships. With just a day to go until the World Para Athletics Championships get underway, we've been speaking to some of the top contenders for medals at London 2017.

London has given me so much support and it was where I won my first gold medal at the (Paralympic) Games.” Marlou van Rhijn (NED) – women’s 100m & 200m T44 “It’s amazing to be back here.
 
   
Concussion is a concern for para athletes, too
 
 WHBL     2017-07-13 kl. 18:40     367 words
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11:32 a.m. CDT By Will Boggs MD (Reuters Health) - Para athletes often engage in sports where there is an increased risk of concussion, but there are no established standards for assessing, managing or preventing concussion in these athletes.

Nick Webborn and colleagues on the medical committee of the International Paralympic Committee write in an editorial in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. “The profile of the issue of concussion in sport has received much media attention, but

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Dan Greaves on his captaincy at World Para Athletics Championships
 
 itv.com     2017-07-13 kl. 18:23     54 words
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The World Para Athletics Championships gets underway in London tomorrow. Leicestershire's Dan Greaves, or Discus Dan as he is also known, will be taking part in the competition.

Leicestershire's Dan Greaves, or Discus Dan as he is also known, will be taking part in the competition.The Paralympic, World, European and Commonwealth champion trains in Loughborough.
 
   
Rio was just a job, I want this more - Peacock
 
 BBC     2017-07-13 kl. 18:13     28 words
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Double Paralympic 100m champion Jonnie Peacock says Rio 2016 was just a job and that a World Para Athletics Championship medal in London would mean more to him.

Peacock. Double Paralympic 100m champion Jonnie Peacock says Rio 2016 was just a job and that a World Para Athletics Championship medal in London would mean more to him.

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University of Georgia uses 3D printing to create arm brace for running back Sony Michel
 
 3D Printing Industry     2017-07-13 kl. 18:09     529 words
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The University of Georgia (UGA) has documented its use of a 3D printer to create an arm brace for running back Sony Michel.

This was shown as para athlete Polina Rožkova wore a 3D printed brace last year in the 2016 Paralympics in Rio.
 
   
?Wasserman finds more business in Paralympic space
 
 Los Angeles Business     2017-07-13 kl. 18:08     79 words
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Wasserman has signed Paralympic champions Becca Meyers and Alana Nichols to representation contracts, another step toward building a regular business in the Paralympics.

?Wasserman finds more business in Paralympic space.... Wasserman has signed Paralympic champions Becca Meyers and Alana Nichols to representation contracts, another step toward building a regular business in the Paralympics.Meyers, who won three swimming...

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HeForShe: Stephen Frost | Founder of Frost Included
 
 WeAreTheCity     2017-07-13 kl. 17:56     1120 words
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Stephen Frost specialises in working with organisations to embed inclusive leadership into their decision-making.

Stephen Frost specialises in working with organisations to embed inclusive leadership into their decision-making.His roles have included working as Head of Diversity and Inclusion for KPMG and the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, as well as