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Ingen medalj för Wikberg
 
 Nya Wermlands-Tidningen     2017-07-16 kl. 21:30     212 words
 
Karlstadskanotisten Moa Wikberg blev utan medaljer under kanot-EM i Bulgarien. Efter att ha missat finalen med minsta möjliga marginal på K2 500 meter blev det dock en liten revansch på 200.

Det var bara paralympiern Helene Ripa som fick kliva upp på podiet när hon blev trea på KL3 200 meter.

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Succén - Olsson vann Wimbledon: Eufori!
 
 Svenska Tennisförbundet     2017-07-16 kl. 20:07     445 words
 
Sverige har fått en ny Wimbledonmästare. Fjolårsfinalisten Stefan Olsson fick på söndagen fira sin första Grand Slam-singeltitel. "Eufori och extas - hur glad som helst", jublar svensken.

Svensken har sedan tidigare ett Paralympicsguld i dubbel samt två Grand Slam-titlar i dubbel på sin meritlista. -

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Olsson vann Wimbledon: "Lite i chock"
 
 Aftonbladet     2017-07-16 kl. 18:00     269 words
 
SPORT Tennis. Sverige har en nybliven Wimbledon-mästare. Stefan Olsson besegrade argentinaren Gustavo Fernandez i finalen av rullstolsturneringen. Grand slam-titeln ger 30-åringen 348 000 kronor och räddar fortsatt satsning.

Grand slam-titeln ger 30-åringen 348 000 kronor och räddar fortsatt satsning.Rullstolstennisspelaren Stefan Olsson - som vann Paralympicsguld i dubbel 2012 - besegrade världsettan och andraseedade Gustavo Fernandez, Argentina, med 7-5, 3-6, 7-5 i

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Stefan Olsson Wimbledon-mästare
 
 Helsingborgs Dagblad     2017-07-16 kl. 16:30     80 words
 
Sverige har en nybliven Wimbledon-mästare. Rullstolstennisspelaren Stefan Olsso...

Sverige har en nybliven Wimbledon-mästare. Rullstolstennisspelaren Stefan Olsso...

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ATOS : Worldline to acquire Digital River World Payments, an online global payment services provider serving Tier 1 online merchants
 
 Finanzen.ch     2017-07-17 kl. 08:49     1372 words
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A key milestone in the execution of Worldline Merchant Services Strategy Major enhancement of Worldline's value proposition in online payments for

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.

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ATOS : Worldline to acquire Digital River World Payments, an online global payment services provider serving Tier 1 online merchants
 
 Nasdaq     2017-07-17 kl. 08:47     1014 words
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A key milestone in the execution of Worldline Merchant Services Strategy Major enhancement of Worldline's value proposition in online payments for

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.

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Deutsche Lufthansa : New design for the FC Bayern Airbus
 
 4 Traders     2017-07-17 kl. 08:19     268 words
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The FC Bayern Airbus will be sporting its new design for the first time when it sets off on a twelve-day journey across for the 'Audi Summer Tour 2017'.

This traditionally includes the transportation of the German teams to the Olympic Games and also to the Paralympics, as a partner of the German Disabled Sports Association (DBS).
 
   
Gillette, Campbell, Townsend All Successfully Defend Gold Medals At World Para Athletics Championships For Team USA
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-17 kl. 08:16     777 words
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, 7 p.m. (ET) Jeremy Campbell competes in the F44 men's discus throw at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships on July 16, 2017 in London. LONDON - On the third day of the World Para Athletics Championships, U.S.

2016 Paralympic gold medalist Roderick Townsend set a championship record in the T47 high jump, improving on his own previous record set in Doha in 2015.... Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and...
 
   
The red-shirted Cricketeer is more than just a volunteer
 
 MSN News US     2017-07-17 kl. 07:39     2125 words
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Taunton:  Live stream feed for a match is unavailable on laptops. An elderly man in a red t-shirt offers his i-pad as a solution.

Steve Elworthy, in his first global assignment for the ECB, had called each volunteer “an information point.” The 2012 Olympics and Paralympics also played a massive role in reviving the volunteering culture.
 
   
Tennis: Kamiji, Whiley claim 4th women's doubles title at Wimbledon
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-07-17 kl. 07:31     190 words
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LONDON (Kyodo) -- Japan's Yui Kamiji and Jordanne Whiley of Britain clinched their fourth consecutive women's wheelchair doubles title at the Wimbledon tennis championships Sunday.

"I'm glad we won because I teamed up (with Whiley) for the first time in a year so I thought it would be difficult for us to win the title this time," said Kamiji, the bronze medalist in women's singles at last year's Rio de Janeiro Paralympics who
 
   
The telltale sign Harry's already popped the question
 
 Au.Be.Yahoo.com     2017-07-17 kl. 07:26     358 words
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Earlier today it was reported one of Harry’s friends let slip that a royal wedding is on the cards and now there’s been telltale sign that proves Meghan and the Prince are heading down the aisle.

Former US marine and Paralympic hopeful Kirstie Ennis seemed to confirm reports that Harry and Meghan are set to become husband and wife.
 
   
Cardiff 'ideal home' for Channel 4, Welsh Government says
 
 BBC     2017-07-17 kl. 07:23     613 words
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Cardiff and the surrounding area would be "ideal" as the new home of Channel 4, the Welsh Government has said.

Avanti Media Allianz Paralympic Shorts -

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London welcomes Jamaica's para athletes
 
 Jamaica Gleaner     2017-07-17 kl. 07:12     325 words
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Team Jamaica has settled in comfortably to a warm welcome at the Premier Inn, London, Stratford, just a stone's throw from the historic Queen

track and field, both in the Paralympic and Olympic Games.
 
   
Salmon finishes sixth in 100m sprint at world championships
 
 Wagga Wagga Daily Advertiser     2017-07-17 kl. 07:03     100 words
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Wagga schoolgirl Carly Salmon has finished sixth in the 100 metre sprint at the World Para Athletics Championships. Wagga schoolgirl Carly Salmon finished sixth in the 100 metre sprint at the World Para Athletics Championships in London yesterday morning.

Her selection came after the devastation of missing out on the Rio Paralympics last year.
 
   
Ronaldinho says special Barcelona best phase of his career; talented Brazil will find glory soon
 
 Yahoo! India     2017-07-17 kl. 06:53     516 words
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Brazilian superstar Ronaldinho Gaucho's last association with India was during the inaugural edition of Premier Futsal where he scored five

Brazilian superstar Ronaldinho Gaucho's last association with India was during the inaugural edition of Premier Futsal where he scored five. ...spectacular goals for Goa against Bengaluru before leaving for the 2016 Rio Paralympics in the middle of
 
   
Abhinav Bindra writes to Sports Ministry after Indian para-athlete forced to beg in Berlin
 
 Yahoo! India     2017-07-17 kl. 06:47     322 words
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In order to raise his voice on the behalf of the Indian athletes, country's first Olympic Gold individual medalist Abhinav Bindra on 15 July wrote to

foreign country. Bindra through a series of tweets wrote, “The recent incident of our Paralympic athlete in Berlin raises a larger question of athlete management.... Goel said that the Sports Ministry had sanctioned funds to the Paralympic Committee but...

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Legacy of Disability Inclusion – Leave No One Behind
 
 Pacific Islands News Association     2017-07-17 kl. 06:39     746 words
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6:14 pm GMT+12, 16/07/2017, Vanuatu The Vanuatu Civil Society Disability Network (VCSDN) has pledged to support Van2017 in creating an inclusive and accessible 2017 Pacific Mini Games.

  The Vanuatu Civil Society Disability Network, coordinated by Oxfam in Vanuatu, were joined by Knox Morris from the Disability Desk at the Ministry of Justice, Margaret Macfarlane, President of the Vanuatu Paralympic Committee and Jessica
 
   
The Week In 16 Photos: July 10-16
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-17 kl. 06:31     723 words
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, 12:01 a.m. (ET) Each week, TeamUSA.org recaps the performances of U.S. athletes through photos, showing where in the world Team USA athletes competed and how they performed.

(ET) Each week, TeamUSA.org recaps the performances of U.S. athletes through photos, showing where in the world Team USA athletes competed and how they performed.During the week of July 10-16, tennis players concluded action at Wimbledon; Paralympic...
 
   
Jonnie Peacock overcomes cramp to surge to second world title in London
 
 Guernsey Press     2017-07-17 kl. 06:26     704 words
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Jonnie Peacock withstood a bout of cramp before reviving memories of London 2012 with a tremendous victory in the T44 100 metres on day three of the World Para Athletics Championships.

Para Athletics Championships Peacock silenced the crowd before storming to Paralympic gold five years ago and the amputee sprinter retained his title in Rio last September.... Five-time Paralympic champion Jason Smyth claimed his fourth world title with...
 
   
Kenzie leads global charge
 
 Tasmanian Examiner     2017-07-17 kl. 06:20     590 words
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Tasmanian athletes in action around the globe. On track: Deon Kenzie in action at the para world championships in London.

He’s a world class athlete and hopefully one day I’ll get him. “The crowd here is awesome, and it’s great to see London putting so much effort and energy into the Paralympic movement, and to have a crowd like this is absolutely fantastic.”
 
   
Eight reasons Australian Ninja Warrior is great for kids
 
 Melbourne Age     2017-07-17 kl. 06:15     833 words
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Gender equality is real on Australian Ninja Warrior.   Photo: Channel 9 A reality-style TV show with the words "ninja" and "warrior" in the title isn't something I'd usually rally the kids for to sit down and watch as a family. Until now.

While dual gold medal-winning Paralympian Sam Bramham showed how to make giants leaps across water – with a prosthetic leg.

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Poland Welcomes World Games -- Monday Memo...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-07-17 kl. 06:12     796 words
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(ATR) More than 3,000 athletes competing in 27 sports travel to Wroclaw, Poland this week for the 10th edition of the World Games. The World Games feature non traditional sports such as canoe polo.

Para Athletics Championships Underway Paralympic athletes who competed at the Rio 2016 Games are also competing in London.... The eighth edition of the event organized by the International Paralympic Committee features 213 medal events throughout the...

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The protest and power of disability activism: 'It's not as sexy as gay rights or climate change'
 
 The Guardian     2017-07-17 kl. 04:58     1431 words
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A new Australian documentary, Defiant Lives, traces the history of disability rights at home and abroad, with the aim of challenging the movement’s

The hero who, despite their hideous impairment, was able to get into the Paralympics.
 
   
Doping athletes, coaches to lose Russian presidential scholarships
 
 China Economic Net     2017-07-17 kl. 04:47     213 words
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Russian athletes, coaches and other sports specialists in breach of anti-doping rules will lose their presidential scholarships, according to a decree published on the Kremlin's website on Saturday.

Putin, stipulates that any athlete, coach or specialist in the field of physical culture and sports, including Olympic, Paralympic or Deaflympic champions, once found to have violated the anti-doping rules, will be subject to appropriate sanctions,
 
   
World Para Athletics Championships 2017 Day 3 roundup: No Indian medal in three events, narrow miss for Jaideep
 
 Sportskeeda.com     2017-07-17 kl. 04:26     548 words
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India's tally so far remains at one gold medal. Rampal Chahar finished sixth in the high jump T47 event The World Para Athletics Championships 2017 kicked off earlier this week on July 14 and after two days of action, India had one medal to its name.

Rampal Chahar, who had come agonisingly close to a medal at the Rio Paralympics last year, was a contender in the men's high jump T47 but was short of the mark as he finished sixth.
 
   
James Turner sets new 200 metre world record
 
 Manning River Times     2017-07-17 kl. 04:20     107 words
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James Turner chasing gold in World Para Athletics Championships in London DIAMOND Beach’s James Turner will start favourite for the final of the (category T36) 200 metres at the World Para Athletics Championships to be run at 5.

Turner, a gold medalist in the 800 metres at the Rio Paralympics last year, clocked 24.15 in the 200 metre heat to win convincingly.

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Great Lakes Advocate (web)
 
   
Calverley heads to Canada
 
 Port Lincoln Times     2017-07-17 kl. 04:14     494 words
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Jade Calverley will head to Canada in August for the World Dwarf Games. Eighteen year old Port Lincoln swimmer Jade Calverley will be the only South Australian representative at the World Dwarf Games in Ontario, Canada come August.

Calverley said while the dwarf games were not as widely recognised as the Paralympics, in some ways the dwarf games were better.
 
   
Malaysia's Muhamad Ziyad Smashes...
 
 Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies     2017-07-17 kl. 04:14     240 words
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 (Bernama) -- Malaysia's para athlete Muhamad Ziyad Zolkefli smashed another world record in the men's shot put F20 event at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championship in London Saturday.

Olympic Park, Muhammad Ziyad threw a distance of 17.29m to rewite his own previous world record of 16.84m set at last year's Rio Paralympic Games in Brazil.... The silver medal was won by Ecuador's Stalin David Mosquera with a distance of 16.61m, while 2012 Paralympics...

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Meryl Davis Announces Engagement To Former Canadian Skater Fedor Andreev
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-17 kl. 04:03     232 words
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, 9:29 p.m. (ET) Meryl Davis (L) and Fedor Andreev, seen here on a trip to Tokyo in June 2017, were engaged on July 13, 2017.

medal. She went on to win season 18 of “Dancing with the Stars.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
World Para Athletics Championships: Day Four preview
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-07-17 kl. 03:53     467 words
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4 hours ago Richard Whitehead and Hannah Cockroft will lead Great Britain’s medal hopes on Monday as they both go for their second gold of the World Para Athletics Championships in London.

Whitehead took Paralympic silver in the event in Rio but has never won a world title over the shorter distance.... Cockroft, who still lives at home in her native Halifax with parents Graham and Rachel, has won 12 world and Paralympic gold medals since...
 
   
Perkins set to reach new heights
 
 Adelaide Football Club     2017-07-17 kl. 03:49     448 words
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Sarah Perkins will trek Base Camp Everest in October for the Crows Children's Foundation Crows AFLW forward Sarah Perkins is embarking on a unique pre-season program in the coming months.

Departing on October 15, the trip will be hosted by Foundation Board member and Paralympic gold medallist Katrina Webb and Charity Expedition Nepal.
 
   
Athletics NZ weekly roundup 17 July 2017
 
 New Zealand Herald     2017-07-17 kl. 03:30     1870 words
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UNITED KINGDOM World Para Athletics Championships, London - 14/23 July 2017 New Zealand struck its first medal of the 2017 Para Athletics World Championships in London on Sunday morning NZ time, with Holly Robinson firing her javelin out to 42.

who threw 43.02m The result in the Queen Elizabeth London Olympic Stadium was a repeat of the 2016 Rio Paralympics where Arnold edged Robinson 43.01m to 41.22m.
 
   
Team USA Earns World Championships Silver In Triathlon’s Mixed Team Relay, A New Olympic Event
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-17 kl. 02:59     304 words
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, 7:53 p.m. (ET) Athletes from the United States (L), Australia (C) and the Netherlands (R) celebrate on the podium at the ITU Triathlon Mixed Relay World Championships on July 16, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. The U.S.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Dalhausser And Lucena's Roll Continues With More Gold At USA Vs. The World Event
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-17 kl. 02:59     314 words
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, 8:21 p.m. (ET) Phil Dalhausser (L) and Nick Lucena celebrate a point during thire men's beach volleyball quarterfinal match against Alison Cerutti and Bruno Schmidt Oscar of Brazil at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 on Aug. 15, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

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Isis Holt wins second sprint world title
 
 Special Broadcasting Service     2017-07-17 kl. 02:44     274 words
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Australian teenager Isis Holt has won a second straight 200m title at the world para-athletics championships.

championships. The 16-year-old crossed the line in 28.47 seconds in London on Sunday, relegating 2016 Rio Paralympics champion Zhou Xia from China to second spot.

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Cyclist critically injured in wreck in Cornelia
 
 Now Habersham     2017-07-17 kl. 02:24     238 words
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A Cornelia man is in critical condition after being hit by a car while riding his bike along GA 105/US 441 Saturday night in Cornelia. 43-year-old Michael Carl Burrell was traveling southbound around 11 p.m.

Suspect sought in attempted armed robbery Toccoa salutes local Paralympian Cornelia Holiday Storefront Contest underway Man safely escapes burning mobile home Autopsy report released on couple killed in fire Deal:
 
   
Congratulatory messages pour in for Ziyad
 
 Malaysia Sun     2017-07-17 kl. 02:09     60 words
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PETALING JAYA: With his record-breaking performance at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, England on Saturday evening, Rio Paralympics gold medallist Ziyad Zolkefli is the toast of the local Twittersphere....

PETALING JAYA: With his record-breaking performance at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, England on Saturday evening, Rio Paralympics gold medallist Ziyad Zolkefli is the toast of the local Twittersphere....Get a daily dose of Malaysia...

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USRowing Club National Championships wrap up at East Fork State Park
 
 WKRC     2017-07-17 kl. 02:02     133 words
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Sunday is the final day of the USRowing Club National Championships on Harsha Lake at East Fork State Park. (WKRC) BETHEL, Ohio (WKRC) - Clermont County had a big boost in tourism this weekend thanks to rowing.

Several Rio Paralympians also competed.... "I've been rowing for 11 years," said Jenny Sichel, a Rio Paralympian.

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WKRC (web)
 
   
Smyth and McKillop notch up another double world gold
 
 Irish Times     2017-07-17 kl. 01:58     543 words
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Duo claim victories within 10 minutes of each other at World Para Athletics Championships Not for the first time Jason Smyth and Michael McKillop

Duo claim victories within 10 minutes of each other at World Para Athletics Championships Not for the first time Jason Smyth and Michael McKillop. ...repeated their double Paralympics...

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Heavenly Basin to be renamed in honour of outgoing Whistler Blackcomb COO Dave Brownlie
 
 Pique News Magazine     2017-07-17 kl. 01:40     548 words
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Outgoing Whistler Blackcomb (WB) COO Dave Brownlie has made no secret his plans to take some long overdue time in retirement to enjoy the ski-bum life. Now, he’ll get the chance to do so on a run bearing his name.

After three decades, one massive merger, multiple changes in ownership, a recession, and a successful Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, Brownlie announced in May he would be stepping down as COO of the company he helped usher into Whistler's
 
   
Third Straight Win, Third Meet Record For Ryan Crouser In Diamond League This Season
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-17 kl. 01:13     419 words
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, 5:59 p.m. (ET) Ryan Crouser winds up to throw in the men's shot put at the 2017 USATF Outdoor Championships at Hornet Satdium on June 25, 2017 in Sacramento, Calif.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Technology Is Changing How Deaf Swimmers Compete
 
 TechDigg     2017-07-17 kl. 01:00     525 words
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Technology in sports is nothing new, but rarely has it been used to help the disabled to compete at the same level with athletes who are perfectly fine.

In an effort to improve her chances in the future, Frez-Albrecht and he coach have spent the last two years advocating for something to aid disabled athletes.... A new age for disabled athletes in sports Nick Santino is the man behind the Reaction Lights...
 
   
Wimbledon – the story of day 13
 
 Lancaster & Morecambe Citizen     2017-07-17 kl. 00:57     828 words
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Get the latest local news straight to your inbox every day Wimbledon’s final day had a familiar feel, perfumed by nostalgia, as Swiss veteran Roger Federer landed his eighth men’s singles title.

I definitely admire that.” Jordanne Whiley is targeting a Paralympic gold medal after matching ‘Quadfather’ Peter Norfolk’s haul of 10 grand slam wheelchair tennis titles.... You deserved it u showed 100% commitment & ??Quadfather https://t.co/HhVYd0YQYr — Peter Norfolk (@petenorfolk) July 16, 2017 To match Norfolk was an honour, but Whiley is aiming to catch up in the Paralympic...

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Kolak lives up to the billing with javelin gold
 
 Newsoneplace.com     2017-07-17 kl. 00:56     558 words
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  World News  -   22:11 PM GMT July 16, 2017 It is not often an Olympic champion appears at the European Athletics U23 Championships but Croatia's Sara Kolak did not disappoint as she followed Rio javelin gold with Bydgoszcz glory.

06:14 AM GMT July 12, 2017 ? Paralympic javelin thrower KILLED by metal pole at training ground Daily Star   -

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Uspa, Emong remind us of Uganda’s talent
 
 Uganda Daily Monitor     2017-07-17 kl. 00:51     430 words
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On Friday night, sports journalists under their umbrella organisation, Uganda Sports Press Association (Uspa), honoured the best performers from last year.

Emong ‘made up’ for missing out on the Uspa gong by winning Uganda’s first Gold at the World Para Athletics Championship to add to the Silver he won at Paralympics last year.... The only reason why Emong is the only known Paralympian today is because...

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Peacock sprints home to win gold as Lyle collects bronze
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-07-17 kl. 00:19     413 words
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1 hour ago Sprinter Jonnie Peacock claimed Britain’s eighth gold medal as he stormed to victory in the T44 100m final at the World Para athletics Championships. The 24-year-old two-time Paralympic champion finished in 10.

The 24-year-old two-time Paralympic champion finished in 10.75 seconds for his second world title.
 
   
Silver for Kenzie at world champs
 
 Tasmanian Examiner     2017-07-17 kl. 00:18     244 words
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Australian record broken along the way for Forth runner SILVER DAY: Deon Kenzie collected a silver medal in London on Monday morning.

Monday has produced his second world championship for Kenzie, who has cerebral palsy, who collected silver in the T38 1500 metres at those titles, an event which he also picked up silver in at the Rio Paralympics.

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Jonnie Peacock storms to gold at Para Athletics Championships on another golden day for Great Britain
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-07-17 kl. 00:04     99 words
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Spring-king Jonnie Peacock roared back to claim gold for Great Britain at the World Para Athletics Championships - but was left praying for divine intervention when he suffered a nasty bout of hamstring cramps just moments before his 100m final.

final.Peacock, a Paralympic gold medallist in 2012 and 2016, reclaimed his world champion status in courageous fashion after missing the 2015 Championships in Doha through injury.

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Pop star Aaron Carter arrested on suspicion of DUI and drug possession in Habersham
 
 Now Habersham     2017-07-16 kl. 23:23     309 words
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Pop star Arron Carter has been released from the Habersham County jail after posting bond on a DUI and drug related arrest. The 29-year-old Carter was arrested Saturday at 7:55 p.m.

Competition set for local Paralympian McKenzie Coan Dogs to be euthanized after killing rabid raccoon Hallucinating man prompts police response in Demorest State awards $6.45M for area road projects Smoke from North Carolina wildfire drifts into
 
   
Shikongo out of IPC World Athletics Championships 400m
 
 Namibia Press Agency     2017-07-16 kl. 22:54     91 words
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Contributed by NAMPA. By Hesron Kapanga LONDON, 16 JUL (NAMPA) - Ananias Shikongo and his guide Even Tjiviju were knocked out of the T11, 400 metre semi-finals of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Athletics Championships on Sunday.

Ananias Shikongo and his guide Even Tjiviju were knocked out of the T11, 400 metre semi-finals of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Athletics Championships on Sunday.The two finished third in heat three of the T11, 400m race with a
 
   
Smyth and McKillop strike gold in London
 
 RTE Online     2017-07-16 kl. 22:49     196 words
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46 Jason Smyth won his fourth T13 100m World Para Athletics Championships gold medal in London on Sunday night Jason Smyth has won gold in the T13 100m at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, clocking a winning time of 10.63 seconds.

seconds.Smyth surged away from his rivals from halfway in a race confined to athletes with visual impairment.  The 30-year-old remains unbeaten in Paralympic competition since making his international debut at the European Championships in 2005.

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World Para-athletics Championships: Jonnie Peacock wins second T44 gold
 
 BBC     2017-07-16 kl. 22:46     170 words
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Jonnie Peacock has also won two golds in the Paralympic T44 100mJonnie Peacock stormed to victory in the T44 100m final at the World Para-athletics Championships in London to claim Britain's eighth gold medal.

Jonnie Peacock has also won two golds in the Paralympic T44 100mJonnie Peacock stormed to victory in the T44 100m final at the World Para-athletics Championships in London to claim Britain's eighth gold medal.The 24-year-old two-time Paralympic

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Jonnie Peacock wins T44 100 metres gold for Great Britain
 
 Lancaster & Morecambe Citizen     2017-07-16 kl. 22:16     247 words
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Get the latest local news straight to your inbox every day Jonnie Peacock revived memories of London 2012 with a tremendous victory in the T44 100 metres on day three of the World Para Athletics Championships.

storming to Paralympic gold five years ago and the amputee sprinter retained his title in Rio last September. ? @BritAthletics @JonniePeacock wins 100m T44 GOLD!!!!!!!!!!!!!... What a run from @JonniePeacock as he wins gold in the T44 100m He wins it in a time of 10.75secs What an athlete #London2017 pic.twitter.com/94AJAXCyjq — ParalympicsGB (@ParalympicsGB...

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Newson retains para-powerlifting title
 
 BBC     2017-07-16 kl. 22:16     127 words
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Zoe Newson won bronze at London 2012 (-40kg) and matched the achievement at Rio 2016 (-45kg) Double Paralympic medallist Zoe Newson retained her women's up-to-62kg title at the British Weightlifting and Para-Powerlifting Championships in Coventry.

Zoe Newson won bronze at London 2012 (-40kg) and matched the achievement at Rio 2016 (-45kg) Double Paralympic medallist Zoe Newson retained her women's up-to-62kg title at the British Weightlifting and Para-Powerlifting Championships in

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Japan’s Sports for Tomorrow (SFT) invitation for Lankan judoka Chamara Nuwan
 
 DailyFT     2017-07-16 kl. 21:42     322 words
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of Foreign Affairs of Japan has invited Chamara Nuwan Dharmawardhana, a Sri Lankan judoka to Japan from 17-24 July under a project of the ‘Sports for Tomorrow’ diplomacy program of the Japanese Government.

Sammu City in Chiba Prefecture to make a courtesy call on the mayor as well as to make a visit to the site which will host the Sri Lankan delegation at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Shikongo bags silver for Namibia
 
 Namibian     2017-07-16 kl. 21:29     742 words
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LONDON – Paralympic sprinter Ananias Shikongo and his guide Even Tjiviju won Namibia's first medal at the 2017 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Athletics championships in London on Saturday.

LONDON – Paralympic sprinter Ananias Shikongo and his guide Even Tjiviju won Namibia's first medal at the 2017 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Athletics championships in London on Saturday.Compatriot Johannes Nambala chased a podium
 
   
He's paralysed from the neck down - but Great North Run entrant Daniel is
 
 Gazette Live     2017-07-16 kl. 21:16     580 words
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Daniel Woodhouse will be pushed round the course by his brother in a special wheelchair:: They'll raise funds for British Heart Foundation

I admire his determined commitment to overcome adversity. “He's about to finish his degree in business management through the Open University and we took him to Paris and to the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics.... The Woodhouse family at London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
Have Prince Harry and Megan Markle's WEDDING plans accidentally been
 
 The Sun     2017-07-16 kl. 21:05     390 words
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Kirstie Ennis, a Paralympic hopeful and pal to the prince, reportedly clammed up after realising she had given too much away

Close pal appears to spill the Royal beans.Kirstie Ennis, a Paralympic hopeful and pal to the prince, reportedly clammed up after realising she had given too much away.... Kirstie Ennis, a former US marine and Paralympic hopeful, let it slip that a...

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Majidi Seizes Bronze at World Para Athletics Championships
 
 Kayhan International     2017-07-16 kl. 20:32     180 words
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TEHRAN (Press TV) - Iran’s Paralympic discus thrower Mohsen Majidi Jamalabadi has claimed a bronze medal at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in England, lifting the Islamic Republic’s medal tally at the prestigious track and field meet to two.

TEHRAN (Press TV) - Iran’s Paralympic discus thrower Mohsen Majidi Jamalabadi has claimed a bronze medal at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in England, lifting the Islamic Republic’s medal tally at the prestigious track and field meet to...

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Leevale dream comes to fruition with opening of High Performance Centre
 
 Irish Examiner     2017-07-16 kl. 19:58     453 words
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A long-term vision has finally become a reality for the impressive Cork athletics club.

Saturday by seven of the club’s Olympians and Paralympians.
 
   
Sweden's Olsson claims maiden Grand Slam title with men's singles wheelchair win at Wimbledon
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-16 kl. 19:56     463 words
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Sweden’s Stefan Olsson claimed his first Grand Slam title today after beating second seed Gustavo Fernández of Argentina in the men’s singles wheelchair tennis final at Wimbledon.

Olsson, who won men’s doubles gold alongside Peter Vikström at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, lost the 2010 French Open final to Japan’s Shingo Kunieda and last year’s Wimbledon final to Great Britain’s Gordon Reid.... But he brought that unwanted run to an end today.  "It’s the best feeling in the world," the Swede, who beat Reid on Friday (July 14) in the first round, said of his victory.  "Before this I’d won a gold medal at the Paralympics...

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No. 2 In Their Group, U.S. Women Head To Brazil With 4-2 Record At Volleyball World Grand Prix
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-16 kl. 19:56     418 words
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, 12:12 p.m. (ET) Lauren Gibbemeyer takes the attack from Carli Lloyd's set during the match against China at the FIVB World Grand Prix on July 16, 2017 in Macau, China. The U.S.

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Led By Leathers And Mensah, U.S. Women’s Wrestlers Claim 7 Medals At Grand Prix Of Spain
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-16 kl. 19:56     333 words
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, 12:35 p.m. (ET) U.S. women's freestyle wrestlers and staff celebrate the team's performance at the Grand Prix of Spain on July 16, 2017 in Madrid.

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Man stabbed to death, woman raped in North West
 
 Africa Direct.news     2017-07-16 kl. 19:54     348 words
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In african newspapers Uganda: Farmer Finds Gold Mine in Quail Eggs [Monitor] Quail farming is not so common in Uganda like the rearing of other poultry birds such as chicken, turkey (...

Uganda's Paralympic silver medallist put Uganda on the mark (...) -

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Defense Ministry plans to boost strength of unit tasked with countering cyberattacks
 
 Japan Times     2017-07-16 kl. 19:23     249 words
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The Defense Ministry is considering strengthening its unit tasked with responding to cyberattacks by increasing the number of staff to around 1,000

source said Sunday. The measures, to be reflected in the ministry’s five-year defense buildup plan from fiscal 2019, are part of the government’s efforts to counter cyberattacks ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, the source said.

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Athletics Review
 
 Highland Radio     2017-07-16 kl. 19:03     77 words
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It was another action packed weekend for Athletes from the North West. In the last events of the juvenile calendar, there were medals for Shannon Craig, Brenden O’Donnell and Alan McGinley, all from Lifford/Strabane AC.

for Irish athletes in the U-23 European Championships, and Paralympicshttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/1607-Patsy.mp3  .
 
   
Uganda NPC President appeals to IPC to reduce World Para Athletics Championships costs
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-16 kl. 19:00     831 words
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Uganda Paralympic Committee (UPC) President Mpindi Bumali has appealed to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to look into reducing the cost

Uganda Paralympic Committee (UPC) President Mpindi Bumali has appealed to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to look into reducing the cost. ...of sending athletes to future World Para Athletics Championships, with the East African nation
 
   
Olsson vann Wimbledon: "Lite i chock"
 
 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2017-07-16 kl. 18:46     267 words
 
Sverige har en nybliven Wimbledon-mästare. Stefan Olsson besegrade argentinaren Gustavo Fernandez i finalen av rullstolsturneringen. Grand slam-titeln ger 30-åringen 348 000 kronor och räddar fortsatt satsning.

Grand slam-titeln ger 30-åringen 348 000 kronor och räddar fortsatt satsning.Rullstolstennisspelaren Stefan Olsson - som vann Paralympicsguld i dubbel 2012 - besegrade världsettan och andraseedade Gustavo Fernandez, Argentina, med 7-5, 3-6, 7-5 i
 
   
Latiff Romly retains World Para Athletics long jump gold – The Star Online
 
 News Informer.info     2017-07-16 kl. 18:34     90 words
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The Star OnlineLatiff Romly retains World Para Athletics long jump goldThe Star OnlinePETALING JAYA: Rio Paralympics gold medallist Mohd Latif Romly

Rio Paralympics gold medallist Mohd Latif Romly. ...(pix) made it a day of double joy for Malaysia by retaining his men’s long jump T20 (learning disability) title at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, England.

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Your guide to the World Para-athletics Championship
 
 BBC     2017-07-16 kl. 18:27     1635 words
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Jonnie Peacock returns to the scene of his London 2012 gold medal successLondon Stadium has come alive as the World Para-athletics Championships takes place at the home of the 2012 Paralympic Games.

Jonnie Peacock returns to the scene of his London 2012 gold medal successLondon Stadium has come alive as the World Para-athletics Championships takes place at the home of the 2012 Paralympic Games.It has been billed as the biggest edition of the
 
   
PM Najib Congratulates Abdul Latif On His Success
 
 Bernama     2017-07-16 kl. 18:19     141 words
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 (Bernama) --Datuk Seri Najib Razak has congratulated national paralympic athlete Abdul Latif Romly following his success in

KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 (Bernama) --Datuk Seri Najib Razak has congratulated national paralympic athlete Abdul Latif Romly following his success in. ...defending his gold medal and breaking the men's long jump T20 (intellectual disability) record at

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Weightlifter goes on strike following funding cut
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-16 kl. 17:53     386 words
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Weightlifter Rebekah Tiler refused to take part at the British Championships today after going on "strike" due to a lack of funding.

A rchery, badminton, fencing and table tennis also had their funding cut, as well as the Paralympic sports of goalball and wheelchair rugby.
 
   
British Cycling in crisis - former chief
 
 BBC     2017-07-16 kl. 17:53     708 words
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It is "doubtful" that crucial governance reforms for British Cycling will be approved next weekend, plunging the organisation into a financial crisis, a former chief executive says.

The background Funding agency Sport England has allocated £17m to British Cycling to boost grassroots participation, while UK Sport is set to invest £26m for its Olympic and Paralympic teams' preparations for Tokyo 2020.

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Lincolnshire javelin star wins gold and sets new world record at Para Athletics Championships
 
 Retford Times     2017-07-16 kl. 17:51     279 words
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A Lincolnshire Paralympian stormed to a gold medal creating a new world record in the process. Hollie Arnold, was the defending champion as she represented Great Britain in the F46 javelin at the World Para Athletics Championships being held in London.

A Lincolnshire Paralympian stormed to a gold medal creating a new world record in the process.
 
   
Nick Dougherty tips Tommy Fleetwood for Open success
 
 Todays Golfer     2017-07-16 kl. 17:33     1006 words
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Nick Dougherty tips home favourite Tommy Fleetwood as the man to beat at the 146th Open at Royal Birkdale Nick Dougherty is a perfect frontman for much of Sky’s Open coverage this year.

Sky beat off competition from Channel 4 for its coverage of the Paralympics and the BBC for its coverage of the Rio Olympics and the Six Nations clash between England and Wales.
 
   
Abdul Latif defends gold medal, rewrites championship record at World Para Athletics meet
 
 Astro Awani     2017-07-16 kl. 17:19     187 words
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KUALA LUMPUR : National paralympic athlete, Abdul Latif Romly rewrote the championship record en route to defending his gold medal in the men's long

KUALA LUMPUR : National paralympic athlete, Abdul Latif Romly rewrote the championship record en route to defending his gold medal in the men's long. ...jump T20 (intellectual disability) event at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in London...

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Jason Smyth goes in 100m final
 
 Highland Radio     2017-07-16 kl. 17:17     47 words
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Derry’s Jason Smyth is through to the final of the 100m at the World Para Athletics Championships. The five-time Paralympic gold medallist won his heat today in a time of 10.73 seconds.

The five-time Paralympic gold medallist won his heat today in a time of 10.73 seconds.The Derry athlete is chasing his fourth gold in the World Championships.
 
   
Whiley wins fourth doubles title at Wimbledon with comeback victory
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-07-16 kl. 17:12     466 words
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3 hours ago Jordanne Whiley made history by winning a fourth women’s doubles title at Wimbledon and dubbed it the most special title of her career.

The win also marks her 11th win at a Grand Slam, equalling the tally of the ‘Quadfather’ Peter Norfolk - and Whiley is now keen to add a Paralympic gold to her collection, to also equal that of Norfolk. “To be honest, I didn't even think about
 
   
Chief Minister inaugurates world-class swimming pool at Chamundi Vihar Stadium
 
 Star of Mysore     2017-07-16 kl. 17:01     475 words
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Mysuru: The newly-constructed swimming pool at Chamundi Vihar Stadium in Nazarbad here was inaugurated by Chief Minister Siddharamaiah at a function

Paralympics Gold Medallist will also be rewarded, he said.
 
   
Stefan Olsson Wimbledon-mästare
 
 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2017-07-16 kl. 16:30     67 words
 
Sverige har en nybliven Wimbledon-mästare. Rullstolstennisspelaren Stefan Olsson vann finalen mot världsettan och andraseedade Gustavo Fernandez, Argentina, med 7-5, 3-6, 7-5.

Olsson största framgång tidigare var Paralympicsguldet i dubbel i London 2012.

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Male model becomes first amputee to be crowned Mr England
 
 TLE - News Entertainment Lifestyle     2017-07-16 kl. 15:47     440 words
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A male model has become the first amputee to be crowned Mr England – and hopes to go on to be Mr World. Jack Eyers, 28, won over the judges at the final of the pageant and made history.

And he starred in the 2012 Paralympic opening ceremony, learning acrobatics to prove his disability was no hindrance to his ambitions.... Jack said: “I trained with a circus ahead of the Paralympic ceremony, to get me used to climbing the ropes and...

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Hodgetts takes world bronze
 
 Tasmanian Examiner     2017-07-16 kl. 15:43     260 words
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Better than Rio was Todd Hodgett’s grandest catchcry after medaling in his shot put at the World-Para Athletics Championships in London.

But the 2015 world champion feels safe in the knowledge how far the mark is now set towards his chances at the worlds and Paralympics come 2019 and 2020. “Congratulations (to Zolkefli), but I’m working on a few techniques and strategies, so this
 
   
Aled Davies keeps dream of golden double alive with discus victory
 
 The Guardian     2017-07-16 kl. 15:40     686 words
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• Welshman wins T42 discus with throw of 51.

The Welshman, 26, also boasts Paralympic gold medals in both events – the discus discipline in which he won gold in London, was removed from the programme in Rio, forcing him to focus on his lesser event.... It was a Sunday five years ago that I won gold here at the Paralympic...

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Nambala promises better performance in T13, 100m final
 
 Namibia Press Agency     2017-07-16 kl. 15:29     84 words
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Contributed by NAMPA. By Hesron Kapanga LONDON, 16 JUL (NAMPA) – Paralympic sprinter and T11, 100 metre silver medallist, Johannes Nambala has

By Hesron Kapanga LONDON, 16 JUL (NAMPA) – Paralympic sprinter and T11, 100 metre silver medallist, Johannes Nambala has. ...promised to improve his performance after reaching the final of the men’s race at the 2017 International Paralympic

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Foreign tourists’ payments for medical help to be surveyed after hospitals left footing bills
 
 Japan Times     2017-07-16 kl. 15:20     297 words
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The health ministry will launch a survey to look into medical expenses paid by foreign tourists to deal with an apparent increase in unpaid cases, a source close to the matter said recently.

The government is aiming for 40 million tourists by 2020, when Tokyo will host the Olympics and Paralympics Games, and 60 million by 2030.

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Latiff Romly retains World Para Athletics long jump gold
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-07-16 kl. 15:07     310 words
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PETALING JAYA: Rio Paralympics gold medallist Mohd Latif Romly (pix) made it a day of double joy for Malaysia by retaining his men’s long jump T20 (learning disability) title at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, England.

PETALING JAYA: Rio Paralympics gold medallist Mohd Latif Romly (pix) made it a day of double joy for Malaysia by retaining his men’s long jump T20 (learning disability) title at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, England.Latif leapt to...

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Woman killed in officer-involved shooting in south Minneapolis
 
 True Viral News     2017-07-16 kl. 15:07     183 words
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A woman has died following an officer-involved shooting late Saturday in south Minneapolis, according to Minneapolis police. The shooting occurred on the 5100 block of Washburn Avenue South in the city’s Fulton neighborhood.

Braun, 23, is one of the fastest wheelchair sprinters in the United States and has his sights set on the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo.
 
   
London 2017: Youssef Benibrahim smashes 5,000m world record
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-16 kl. 15:01     1086 words
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Morocco’s Youssef Benibrahim claimed his first world title in emphatic style, smashing the 5,000m T13 world record on the third day of competition at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, Great Britain (Sunday 16 July).

has finished on the podium at each of the last three World Championships but this time there was no denying his determination to make it to the top as he held off Tunisia’s Paralympic bronze medallist Bilel Aloui in a terrific sprint to the line,
 
   
UI Year in Review: From start to finish, what a wild ride it was
 
 News Gazette     2017-07-16 kl. 14:29     5249 words
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Top male athletes 1. Malcolm Hill, basketball. Senior guard did it all for the Illini — again — ranking in the top two on the team in scoring, rebounds, assists and steals. 2. Isaiah Martinez, wrestling.

Top ex-Illini 1. Tatyana McFadden. McFadden claims the top spot again — how could she not? — after winning four gold medals and two silver at the 2016 Rio Paralympics, earning an ESPY nomination in the process.
 
   
Aled Davies eyes Commonwealth Games shot after latest global crown
 
 Chester-le-Street Advertiser     2017-07-16 kl. 14:26     618 words
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Aled Davies wants to represent Wales in the Commonwealth Games shot put after winning a fifth World Para Athletics Championships title.

straight world title in the event he won at the London 2012 Paralympics.... The discus was removed from the Paralympic programme for Rio, where Davies won the shot put which is now his target for next Saturday and beyond. ?Fantastic reaction from...

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World Para-athletics Championships: Jason Smyth qualifies for T13 100m final
 
 BBC     2017-07-16 kl. 14:17     279 words
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Jason Smyth will aim for two gold medals at the IPC World Championships in LondonIreland's Jason Smyth is safely through to the final of the T13 100m at the World Para-athletics Championships in London after winning his heat.

Smyth, who recently turned 30, has been unbeaten at Paralympic level since beginning his international career at the 2005 European Championships.... Since 2012, the Eglinton man's track times have been slowed by injury but he has remained far too good for the opposition at paralympic...

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Gartner Positioned Atos as a Leader in Data Center Outsourcing & Infrastructure Utility Services
 
 DQ Channels     2017-07-16 kl. 13:56     357 words
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Atos recently announces that it has been positioned as a Leader by Gartner in its Magic Quadrant Data Center Outsourcing & Infrastructure Utility Services (DCO/IUS), Europe based on its ability to execute and its completeness of vision.

In its role as the Worldwide IT Partner for the Olympic Game and Paralympic Games Atos delivered key applications, such as the accreditation and volunteer systems, for the Olympic Games in Rio 2016 from the Cloud.DQC Bureau.
 
   
Sammi Kinghorn: Scot so happy to secure her first global medal
 
 BBC     2017-07-16 kl. 13:55     514 words
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Sammi Kinghorn broke her own world record in winning the 200m gold on Saturday Scot Sammi Kinghorn described winning her first global gold medal at the World Para-athletics Championships in London as a "dream come true".

Stef Reid sealed a gold medal after winning long jump silvers at Rio 2016 and London 2012 That meant a huge amount to the Scot, who had taken inspiration from the 11-time Paralympic Games gold-medal winner.... The 32-year-old, who won Paralympic Games...
 
   
Chippington, Wiggs and Young win European titles in Bulgaria
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-07-16 kl. 13:39     544 words
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3 hours ago Paralympic Champions Jeanette Chippington and Emma Wiggs both added European titles to their impressive list of achievements in

3 hours ago Paralympic...
 
   
World Para Athletics Championships Day 2 Round-Up
 
 Able Magazine     2017-07-16 kl. 13:30     593 words
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British para athletes waltz off with 10 medals on day two of the World Para Athletics Championships.

Toby Gold, Andrew Small and Dan Bramall and it was Paralympic silver medallist, Gold, who claimed second place, edging out bronze medal winner, Small. “ It was amazing to come away from Rio and have the next World Championships in your home
 
   
Here are the scenes from the opening of the Para Athletics Channel 4 didn’t want you to see [IMAGES]
 
 Canary.co     2017-07-16 kl. 13:14     844 words
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the World Para Athletics Championships began in London. But while most of the public may have seen the opening ceremony, there was another event taking place. And it was one with a message about the ‘superhumans’ who don’t get medals. Superhuman?

Disabled people: fighting for rights, not games Campaigner, artist and writer Penny Pepper wrote in The Guardian in 2016 that the Paralympics only served to “highlight the wretched depths in which we, ordinary disabled mortals, find ourselves,

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Wounded but not forgotten: Russiaville serviceman represents Indiana in 2017 DoD Wounded Warrior Games
 
 Kokomo Tribune     2017-07-16 kl. 12:56     1022 words
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+3  Tech Sgt. Chris Rust handcycles near his home outside of Russiaville on Saturday, July 15, 2017. Rust got a silver medal in handcycling after he competed in the 2017 Department of Defense Wounded Warrior Games earlier this month.

international paralymic-style multi-sport event and the World Paralympics. +3  Tech Sgt.
 
   
Prince Harry Shows His Support For World Para Athletics Championships London 2017
 
 PhoenixNewspaper.com     2017-07-16 kl. 12:39     551 words
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Prince Harry has encouraged people to show their support for the world’s best Para Athletes when the World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 come to London from 14 – 23 July.

medal at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games and has been selected to compete in this year’s World Para Athletics Championships London 2017, Prince Harry explains why people should buy tickets to this summer’s event.... Since then, he has gone on to compete at the 2016 European Championships where he took home Silver before winning Bronze at the Rio 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
Uganda: Uganda’s Emong Wins Historic World Para Athletics Gold
 
 AfricaPulse.com     2017-07-16 kl. 12:28     45 words
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[Independent (Kampala)] David Emong has done it again. Uganda's Paralympic silver medallist put Uganda on the mark at the World Para Athletics Championships in London by winning the country's first ever gold on Saturday night.

Uganda's Paralympic silver medallist put Uganda on the mark at the World Para Athletics Championships in London by winning the country's first ever gold on Saturday night.Original URL:

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Entries are close to the 100 boat limit
 
 Yachts and Yachting Online     2017-07-16 kl. 12:26     358 words
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Volvo Noble Marine RS200 Nationals entries are close to the limit by Sally Campbell today at 11:13 am 26-31 August 2017 The 2017 Volvo Noble Marine

The limited coaching spaces with Paralympian Niki Birrell have also encouraged early entry."
 
   
WR for Sammi and gold for Stef, too!
 
 Scottish Athletics     2017-07-16 kl. 12:23     820 words
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Sunday 16th July 2017 Scottish duo Sammi Kinghorn and Stef Reid both claimed golds on a ‘Super Saturday’ at the World Para Champs in London. And Borders athlete Kinghorn did so in the T53 200m with a new World Record as she clocked 28.

The Paralympic silver medallist leaped her furthest distance in round three, a 5.40m jump which laid down the marker for the rest of the field.
 
   
GB's Davies wins discus World gold
 
 BBC     2017-07-16 kl. 12:15     186 words
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Aled Davies won his third world title in the F42 discus and Britain's seventh gold medal of the World Para-athletics Championships in London. Wales' Davies, the London 2012 champion and world record holder, threw 51.

The host nation will hope to add to that tally on Sunday evening when two-time Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock competes in the keenly anticipated T4 10m final.

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Aled Davies wins F42 discus gold with championship record throw
 
 itv.com     2017-07-16 kl. 12:11     74 words
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Credit: PA B Bridgend's Aled Davies has won gold in the F42 discus at the World Para Athletics Championships in London after throwing a championship record throw of 51.54 metres. Davies was defending the title he won two years previously in Doha.

Davies was defending the title he won two years previously in Doha.The 2012 and 2016 Paralympic gold medalist will now his turn his attend to retaining his F42 shot put title.

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Seven ANA’s Disabled Athletes Go To Canada
 
 Bakhtar News Agency     2017-07-16 kl. 12:09     191 words
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Kabul (BNA) Seven Afghan National Army’s disabled athletes will go Canada to participate in a series of competitions, Ministry of National Defense reported.

Seven ANA’s Disabled Athletes Go To Canada.... Kabul (BNA) Seven Afghan National Army’s disabled athletes will go Canada to participate in a series of competitions, Ministry of National Defense reported.According to BNA report, Dawlat Waziri spokesman of...