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Ny metod kan bli ett sätt att förutspå hjärtinfarkt
 
 Sveriges Radio P1     2017-07-19 kl. 07:16     402 words
 
Idag finns flera sätt attse efteråt när en patient har drabbats av hjärtinfarkt eller åderförkalkning. Men nu har forskare också tagit fram en metodför att förutspå risken för en hjärtinfarkt.

Mer om Kroppen Hjärnskakningar i parasport - bättre kunskap behövs Hjärnskakningar i parasport - bättre kunskap behövs fredag 14 juli kl 06.00 Vaccin hade bonuseffekt mot gonorré tisdag 11 juli kl 08.11 Cykling i 30 minuter kan kraftigt
 
   
Joel Jansson siktar på personbästa i VM-debuten: "Siktar på femtio meter"
 
 Hela Hälsingland Premium     2017-07-18 kl. 10:03     390 words
 
Under onsdagen gör Joel Jansson VM-debut i London. Uppladdningen för spjutkastaren har mest handlat om en skada, som vägrar ge sig. - Jag vågar inte riktigt fullfölja i slutdelen, säger han.

Den 19 juli kliver Joel Jansson in i VM för Parasport, där han hoppas på att kunna kasta en bit längre än han gjorde under sista uppladdningen i Bollnäs, när spjutet landade på 42,67 meter. -
 
   
Guldregn över Julia i Danmark
 
 Alingsås Tidning     2017-07-18 kl. 09:25     264 words
 
Friidrott Julia Oscarsson, 13, från Herrljunga kan titulera sig världsmästare i RaceRunning. Inte en gång, utan fyra gånger. - Det roligaste med veckan i Danmark var att tävla och träffa många nya kompisar, säger hon.

Noterbart är att Julia och två andra i den svenska truppen till vardags tränar med handikappidrottsföreningen 3V HIF Göteborg.
 
   
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Japan taps tech to foil nuclear terrorism ahead of Tokyo Olympics
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2017-07-19 kl. 08:45     480 words
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With the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo just three years away, the government is stepping up efforts to prevent terrorist attacks using nuclear and other radioactive materials.

With the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo just three years away, the government is stepping up efforts to prevent terrorist attacks using nuclear and other radioactive materials.The Japan Atomic Energy Agency has developed a device capable of

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Need a wheelchair? Pay for it yourself
 
 The Guardian     2017-07-19 kl. 08:32     1382 words
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A fourfold increase in the number of disabled people forced to use a crowdfunding site to buy their wheelchair undermines a basic tenet of the NHS,

As the country celebrates paralympians at the World Para Athletics Championships in London this month, growing numbers of disabled people are unable to get the wheelchair they need on the NHS and are being forced to turn to the public.
 
   
Iranian disabled athlete bags silver medal in London champs
 
 Enews.Shafaqna.com     2017-07-19 kl. 08:06     15 words
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Kermanshah, July 19, IRNA – Iranian javelin thrower Mohammad Khalvandi received a silver medal in

Iranian disabled athlete bags silver medal in London champs.
 
   
GOLDEN AKEEM!*
 
 Trinidad Express     2017-07-19 kl. 08:03     254 words
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Stewart wins Para Worlds javelin title with record throw CHAMPION: Akeem Stewart Akeem Stewart produced a golden throw at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, England, yesterday.

I didn’t expect to win at all.” Stewart enjoyed similar success in the event at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, striking gold with an F43 world record throw of 57.32m.
 
   
Qatar paralympic star Abdulqader bags gold in...
 
 Qatar Peninsula     2017-07-19 kl. 08:03     252 words
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Qatar paralympic star Abdulqader bags gold in London  19 Jul 2017 - 8:49 Qatar’s Abdulrahman Abdulqader celebrates his gold medal in London.

Qatar paralympic star Abdulqader bags gold in...Qatar paralympic star Abdulqader bags gold in London  19 Jul 2017 -... Abdulqader was the first Qatari medalist in the history of the Paralympic Games when he won the silver medal in Men’s Shot Put (F34) at Paralympic...

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Iranian disabled athlete bags silver medal in London champs
 
 Islamic Republic News Agency     2017-07-19 kl. 08:01     99 words
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At the end of the fifth day of the event, Khalvandi with 42.18 meter record ranked second.

Iranian disabled athlete bags silver medal in London champs.
 
   
Du Toit and Buis blast to double gold for SA in London
 
 SASCOC     2017-07-19 kl. 08:00     544 words
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By South Africa waited four days to strike gold… and then hit pay dirt twice in the space of 20 minutes at the IPC Athletics World Championships in London on Tuesday.

By South Africa waited four days to strike gold… and then hit pay dirt twice in the space of 20 minutes at the IPC Athletics World Championships in London on Tuesday.Rio Paralympic gold medallists Charl du Toit and Dyan Buis were the men to do the
 
   
Towns across Japan vie to host foreign athletes ahead of Tokyo Games
 
 Japan Times     2017-07-19 kl. 07:53     382 words
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More than 250 local governments have offered to serve as host towns for foreign athletes who will take part in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, in a bid to promote exchanges with participants.

More than 250 local governments have offered to serve as host towns for foreign athletes who will take part in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, in a bid to promote exchanges with participants.The central government has been soliciting ideas

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Tokyo Daily News (web)
 
   
Jason Smyth wins Gold in Para Athletics
 
 Tipp FM     2017-07-19 kl. 07:23     85 words
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Tweet on Twitter Photo © paralympic.org The London Stadium proved to be a happy hunting ground for Irish sprinter Jason Smyth.

Tweet on Twitter Photo © paralympic.org The London Stadium proved to be a happy hunting ground for Irish sprinter Jason Smyth.Five years after completing the Olympic sprint double there, he claimed gold in the T13 200-metres last night to add to
 
   
Gregan aims for record
 
 Evening Herald     2017-07-19 kl. 07:06     480 words
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Ireland’s Brian Gregan, winner of the men’s International 400m event, during the Morton Games at Morton Stadium in Santry, last week. Photo: Sportsfile After Brian Gregan's sizzling time of 45.

When it comes to the sprints, Jason Smyth of City of Derry, fresh from his sixth world Paralympic title, is the defending champion and the second highest ranked sprinter in the country this season behind Marcus Lawler of St LOT.
 
   
Nominations open for 2017 Act-Belong-Commit Awards
 
 Bunbury Mail     2017-07-19 kl. 06:24     240 words
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The 2017 Act-Belong-Commit Awards nominations have opened to recognise individuals and community groups across WA that play an important role in spreading the mentally healthy message.

better place for us all.” Previous award winners have included a Paralympian who uses her high-profile status to drive change in the way people view their bodies, a non-profit organisation that exists to enrich lives through building social
 
   
Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on July 19
 
 Islamic Republic News Agency     2017-07-19 kl. 06:17     125 words
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**IRAN NEWS - Zarif urges US to change its approach toward Iran - US slaps 18 Iranians, groups with new sanctions - Iran self-sufficient in

Iranian paralympian powerlifter establishes new world record **TEHRAN TIMES -
 
   
Gold for Akeem at world para championships
 
 Trinidad Guardian     2017-07-19 kl. 06:09     503 words
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Akeem Stewart showed his greatness once more, breaking his own World record to claim gold in the men’s F44 javelin at the World Para Athletics Championships yesterday at London’s Olympic Stadium in England.

Stewart’s amazing throw came on his second attempt, launching the spear and measured 57.61 metres, surpassing the previous record held by him of 57.32 which he achieved in winning gold at the Rio Paralympics last year. “I definitely didn’t
 
   
Big Video: Coming soon, to a mobile device in your pocket
 
 telecomasia.net     2017-07-19 kl. 05:55     1899 words
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At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year, a panel discussion on mobile video became obsessed with the term “buffer face.

Japan’s NTT Docomo will use the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic events as a showcase to livestream events to VR headsets.
 
   
James Turner targets more gold
 
 Manning River Times     2017-07-19 kl. 05:47     147 words
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James Turner to contest 400 and 800 metres at World Para Athletic Championships DIAMOND Beach’s Jame Turner will look to add to his gold medal tally at the World Para Athletic Championships in London over the weekend.

Turner won the T36 800 metre gold medal at the 2016 Paralympics in world record time.

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Amputee ‘will run faster than Bolt’
 
 MSN Canada     2017-07-19 kl. 05:19     312 words
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© Provided by Business Insider Liam Malone  New Zealand para-athlete Liam Malone wants to design "super blades" that will allow him to run faster than world record sprinter Usain Bolt.

Malone, 23, won gold medals in the 200 metre and 400-metre events at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.
 
   
New Zealand shot putter Jess Hamill overcomes preparation disruptions in medal winning performance
 
 Southland Times     2017-07-19 kl. 04:35     238 words
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Jess Hamill picked up a bronze medal at the world championships, to go with her Rio Paralympics bronze medal.

Jess Hamill picked up a bronze medal at the world championships, to go with her Rio Paralympics bronze medal.New Zealand shot putter Jess Hamill didn't let disjointed preparation stop her claiming a bronze medal at the 2017 Para Athletics World
 
   
As workouts intensify, a harmful side effect grows more common – The Boston Globe
 
 True Viral News     2017-07-19 kl. 04:15     1300 words
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Three years ago, Christina D’Ambrosio went to her first spin class, pedaling fast on a stationary bike to the rhythms of popular music as an instructor shouted motivation.

Amy Purdy, a bronze-medalist Paralympic snowboarder and “Dancing With the Stars” contestant, went to an exercise class last year after taking three weeks off from her training regimen.
 
   
Athletics: Sato wins 2nd gold at World Paras
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-07-19 kl. 03:39     288 words
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Tomoki Sato (Mainichi) LONDON (Kyodo) -- Japan's Tomoki Sato captured his second gold medal of the World Para Athletics Championships on Tuesday by winning the men's 400 meter T52 wheelchair race in a meet record of 56.78 seconds.

Sunday, coming from behind in the last 50 meters to beat Rio Paralympic champion Raymond Martin of the United States.... "I dug in desperately," said Sato, who won two silver medals at the Rio Paralympics last summer, finishing behind Martin in both the...

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Golden Smyth completes another double dream
 
 Irish Independent     2017-07-19 kl. 03:38     361 words
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Ireland's Jason Smyth has struck gold with a sensational run in the T13 200m at the Para-Athletics World Championships in London, adding to the 100m title he won on Sunday night.

Last night's win brings Smyth's impressive gold medal tally at World Championships to seven to add to his five Paralympic golds.
 
   
London to be permanent venue for para-sport, say stars
 
 Capital Bay     2017-07-19 kl. 03:23     548 words
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Stars of para-sport want London to become the permanent home of the World Para-Athletics Championships, starting from 2019.

successful London 2012 Paralympics.... British Paralympic champions Hannah Cockroft and Kadeena Cox, Canadian wheelchair racer Brent Lakatos, husband of British world champion long-jumper Stef Reid, and others have called on organisers to keep the...
 
   
Pressure hurt world title bid: Davidson (AAP)
 
 Yahoo! News Australia     2017-07-19 kl. 02:55     211 words
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, 10:50 am Star para-athlete Brayden Davidson has rued a bout of nerves after winning bronze in the T36 long jump at the world championships in London.

Davidson (AAP). , 10:50 am Star para-athlete Brayden Davidson has rued a bout of nerves after winning bronze in the T36 long jump at the world championships in London.The Australian had his sights set on a world title after claiming Paralympic gold
 
   
Pressure hurt world title bid: Davidson
 
 Yahoo!Xtra     2017-07-19 kl. 02:51     208 words
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Star para-athlete Brayden Davidson has rued a bout of nerves after winning bronze in the T36 long jump at the world championships in London.

Davidson. Star para-athlete Brayden Davidson has rued a bout of nerves after winning bronze in the T36 long jump at the world championships in London.The Australian had his sights set on a world title after claiming Paralympic gold in the same event...

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Waunakee's Lahey Competes at Junior Nationals in Middleton
 
 WKOW TV     2017-07-19 kl. 02:43     173 words
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MIDDLETON (WKOW) - This week some of the best adaptive sports athletes in the country are competing in Middleton for the junior nationals, in the pool Waunakee's Ryan Lahey won all four of his events in the para-swimming category.

He's hoping to get on the U.S. national team and hopefully make the Paralympics some day."
 
   
Breanna Clark, Isaac Jean-Paul Shatter World Records At World Para Athletics Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-19 kl. 02:34     590 words
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, 6 p.m. (ET) Isaac Jean-Paul competes in the T13 high jump at the World Para Athletics Championships on July 18, 2017 in London.

  Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.... In Doha I got second, and that was only my second Paralympic meet so this is finally spreading my legacy a little bit.
 
   
Brett Hollander Sits Down With Timonium Swimming Sensation Becca Meyers
 
 Wbal     2017-07-19 kl. 02:17     97 words
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Print Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Becca Meyers is a 3 time gold medalist in the Paralympics. And last week she went to L.A. and won her 2nd ESPY award. Meyers is a Timonium native and a star swimmer.

Print Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Becca Meyers is a 3 time gold medalist in the Paralympics.
 
   
The road to ‘Return to Duty’
 
 Fort Bliss Bugle     2017-07-19 kl. 01:46     604 words
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Army Reservist Staff Sgt. Rachel Salemink races a wheelchair during the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games at Lane Technical College Preparatory High School in Chicago July 2.

veterans to compete in Paralympic-style sports.... The DOD Warrior Games is an annual event allowing wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans to compete in Paralympic-style sports.... The DOD Warrior Games is an annual event allowing wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans to compete in Paralympic...
 
   
Smyth completes sprint double at 2017 World Para Athletics Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-19 kl. 01:33     1355 words
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Ireland’s Jason Smyth completed a sprint double at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships here this evening after easing to victory in the men’s 200 metres T13 event.

The five-time Paralympic gold medallist now has five world titles to his name having also done the T13 double in 2013 and claimed the 100m crown in 2015.  "I think as time goes each major championship will get a little bit more special as my
 
   
Chong Wei calls for full turn out at Ride for Malaysia
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-07-19 kl. 01:22     531 words
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Lee encourages all to sign upfor Ride for Malaysia. — filepic WORLD badminton star Datuk Lee Chong Wei is asking Malaysians to fully support Ride For Malaysia, just like how they support him wholeheartedly every time he competes.

Among the celebrities attending the event are Kavita Sidhu, Yvonne Lee and Chloe Chen, RasAngela Wong, Sharizan Borhan, Patrick Teoh, national paralympic cyclist Alvin Lim, DJ Dave, Baki Zainal and Peter Davis.
 
   
Hamukwaya backs Namibian stars
 
 Namibian     2017-07-19 kl. 00:37     356 words
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LONDON - Namibian paralympics coach Michael Hamukwaya is pleased with Johannes Nambala and Ananias Shikongo's performances thus far at the 2017 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Athletics Championships underway here.

LONDON - Namibian paralympics coach Michael Hamukwaya is pleased with Johannes Nambala and Ananias Shikongo's performances thus far at the 2017 International Paralympic...
 
   
World Para Athletics Championships: Day Six Preview
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-07-19 kl. 00:18     502 words
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23 minutes ago Richard Chiassaro may have come within a whisker of the medals on Tuesday night, but he’s warned his opponents to watch out as he launches his T54 400m campaign on day six of the World Para Athletics Championships.

His heat will take place at 7.26pm, moments after British teammate and two-time Paralympian Rhys Jones has his moment in the spotlight in his T37 100m heat.
 
   
Young British stars light up London Stadium on Day Five of World Para Athletics Championships
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-07-19 kl. 00:18     692 words
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41 minutes ago Medals may not have come Great Britain’s way on day five of the World Para Athletics Championships, but the future looks bright as the nation’s young stars continued to solidify their place among the world’s finest.

But it wasn’t all about those up-and-coming athletes, as Rio Paralympian Richard Chiassaro came within a whisker of the medals in the T54 200m, with teammate Maguire two places behind.... I feel like I had a good finish as well. “I’ve seen them race for years and it was the first race I’ve done with a lot of these guys, so it was great.” Nathan Maguire The first British athlete in action on Wednesday night was Paralympic...
 
   
Windsor-Essex students leap into Jumpstart Games
 
 CBC     2017-07-19 kl. 00:10     453 words
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'We understand it takes a village to raise a child' For eight-year-old Fadi Kareem it was the best day he's ever had at a summer camp. "We're having fun, and everyone's nice and respects us," said Kareem.

The Windsor games is one of 37 events put on by Jumpstart across Canada (Rima Hamadi) The Windsor games is one of 37 events put on by Jumpstart across Canada, and more paralympic sports are being added so that all kids can be included in the games.

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Loving the game, despite the odds
 
 Jerusalem Post     2017-07-19 kl. 00:09     554 words
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Konstantin Afinogenov (center) shows his Maccabiah medals with fellow team members, Maccabi World Union Executive Director Eyal Tiberger and GPF Deputy CEO Sana Britavsky..

Russian Jewish Paralympic team to Maccabiah Games in Israel was made possible by the donation of businessman and philanthropist Roman Abramovitch, who has partnered with the “Breaking Barriers” initiative, launched by the 2016 Genesis Prize
 
   
World Para-Athletics Championship stars call for London to be permanent home for the event from 2019
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-07-19 kl. 00:04     100 words
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Stars of para-sport want London to become the permanent home of the World Para-Athletics Championships, starting from 2019. The biennial event is being hosted at the London Stadium, and has proved popular with fans.

the capital in 2019. 'The UK is the birthplace of the Paralympics,' tweeted Canadian athlete Brent Lakatos.

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Calgary para-cyclist’s bike stolen weeks before national competition
 
 Global News Canada     2017-07-18 kl. 23:52     707 words
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; Kas Duong, a para-cyclist living in Calgary, says her bike was stolen from her garage Monday afternoon.

Once cyclists get their ranking up at the world championships, Duong said, it could lead them all the way to the Paralympic Games — which is her goal. “I feel like I’m being set back,” Duong said. “I feel like all the training that I’ve

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Smyth wins gold as GB miss out on medals
 
 BBC     2017-07-18 kl. 23:39     770 words
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Ireland's Jason Smyth won T13 200m gold to complete a sprint double at the World Para-athletics Championships in London.

Ireland's Jason Smyth won T13 200m gold to complete a sprint double at the World Para-athletics Championships in London.Smyth, 30, who is visually impaired, had already won 100m gold and remains undefeated in both events in every Paralympics and

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Riedel Communications Appoints Daniel Channon as Rental Engineer
 
 Sports Video Group     2017-07-18 kl. 23:36     301 words
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Story Highlights Riedel Communications has  appointed Daniel Channon as rental engineer. Based in Riedel’s U.K.

Prior to joining Riedel, Channon served both the Rio and London Olympic and Paralympic Games as cluster venue results project manager for the Results Technology Service, the team in charge of the end-to-end systems used to communicate live sport
 
   
Richard Chiassaro through to T54 200 metres final
 
 Chester-le-Street Advertiser     2017-07-18 kl. 23:18     361 words
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Wheelchair racer Richard Chiassaro bounced back from the disappointment of a crash and disqualification to reach the T54 200 metres final on day five of the World Para Athletics Championships in London on Tuesday.

"I'm feeling it bit sore" @richchiassaro bounces back from crash to book 200m final place ???? pic.twitter.com/k7BDf3hGx4 — C4 Paralympics (@C4Paralympics) July 18, 2017 “I’m gutted about what happened last night, but we were racing so close

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Jason Smyth sprints to yet another gold - and says he's not finished yet
 
 Irish Independent     2017-07-18 kl. 23:18     427 words
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Ireland's Jason Smyth claimed his second victory of the World Para Athletics Championships on Tuesday night and is determined to continue his global domination.

The 30-year-old Londonderry sprinter, who is partially sighted, is known as the fastest Paralympian across all classifications and has never lost in a major global championships.... He has five Paralympic titles and now five world titles, after adding...

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What's News: July 19, 2017
 
 Straits Times     2017-07-18 kl. 23:15     656 words
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TOP OF THE NEWS Tengah Air Base to expand Tengah Air Base will expand to house aircraft assets, operational flying and support squadrons, and other facilities from Paya Lebar Air Base.

SPORT 94 for Asean Para Games The Singapore National Paralympic Council has selected 94 Team Singapore athletes to compete in 11 sports at the upcoming 9th Asean Para Games in Kuala Lumpur from Sept 17 to 23.
 
   
IOC Negotiates for 2028 Olympics...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-07-18 kl. 23:01     118 words
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(ATR) Talks with Los Angeles advance for 2028, ATR Editor Ed Hula reports. To continue reading this article you must be a subscriber to Around The Rings. Please Login or Subscribe Now!

More Paralympic Voices Needed in IOC (07/14/17) WADA LEGACY OUTREACH PROGRAM JOINS FORCES WITH THE ANTI-DOPING AGENCY OF KENYA AND THE ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT (07/13/17) RECENT ARTICLES Inaugural International Motosports & Environment Workshop

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Jason Smyth bags his second gold in London
 
 RTE Online     2017-07-18 kl. 22:48     186 words
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32 Jason Smyth celebrates his second gold medal of the Championships Ireland's Jason Smyth claimed his second gold medal of the World Para Athletics Championships in London as he stormed to victory in the final of the men's T13 200m.

Smyth who remains unbeaten in Paralympic competition since making his international debut at the European Championships in 2005.

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Kiwis miss medals at para athletics worlds (NZ Newswire)
 
 Yahoo! News Australia     2017-07-18 kl. 22:45     181 words
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, 6:35 am Versatile Kiwi athlete William Stedman has fallen short of a long jump bronze medal by 4cm at the para athletics world championships in London. Stedman jumped a personal best 5.35m in the T36 category.

Stedman is best known for his bronze medal-winning performances over 400m and 800m at last September's Rio Paralympics.
 
   
Jessica Ennis-Hill to get belated gold after Tatyana Chernova loses appeal
 
 London Evening Standard     2017-07-18 kl. 22:30     1312 words
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Matt Slater Tuesday 18 July 2017 20:01 BST Dejection: Tatyana Chernova beat Jessica Ennis-Hill in the women's heptathlon in Daegu in 2011 Getty Images

medal winning Heptathlete Jessica Ennis holds her gold medal as she takes part in the parade passing Royal Courts of Justice during the London 2012 Victory Parade for Team GB and Paralympic...
 
   
A YEAR IN REVIEW | 2016
 
 4RFV.com     2017-07-18 kl. 22:24     1028 words
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RT CONFIRMS 2016 DEFICIT AS LARGE-SCALE SPECIAL EVENTS AND BREXIT IMPACT RESULTS See http://www.rte.ie/annualreport for full report.

A range of successful large-scale special events, including the centenary celebrations and commemorations, the General Election, Euro 2016, the Olympic Games and Paralympics...
 
   
T&F: Former Mav Fawehinmi wins World Para title
 
 UTAMavs.com     2017-07-18 kl. 22:23     169 words
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Recent graduate claims first world championship in T47 triple jump. July 18, 2017 LONDON, England – Recent UTA graduate Tobi Fawehinmi recorded his first career world title on Monday at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, England.

He is a two-time Paralympian, competing in the 2012 London Games as well as the 2016 Rio de Janiero Games.... Paralympics Track & Field National Championships. --www.UTAMavs.com--.
 
   
News - Athletics Canada names 2017 IAAF World Championships team
 
 RunnerSpace.com     2017-07-18 kl. 22:16     864 words
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Athletics Canada named today a team of 48 athletes to compete at the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London, England, from Aug. 4 to 13.

4 to 13.“Our team features a great combination of seasoned world-class performers and talented upcoming athletes who are ready to make their mark,” said Head Coach Glenroy Gilbert. “Canadian success at recent Olympics, Paralympics and World
 
   
Olympic Games in LA Could Inspire Generation: Local Athletes
 
 NBC San Diego     2017-07-18 kl. 22:09     564 words
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“It is the next generation that is going to be watching the games, hopefully seeing me on the field, and saying, ‘That’s what I want to do,'" said

It has introduced millions of children to Olympic and Paralympic sports over the last 30 years, trained 75,000 coaches and invested $225 million in 2,200 community-based youth sports programs.
 
   
‘Dumped’ Mabote thinks of quitting
 
 Sunday Standard Botswana     2017-07-18 kl. 22:02     455 words
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Botswana’s top Paralympics athlete Keatlaretse Mabote is on the brink of sidelining the track. While many athletes quit due to injury or retirement, Mabote’s athletics career will be cut short by frustration surrounding his welfare as a national athlete.

Botswana’s top Paralympics athlete Keatlaretse Mabote is on the brink of sidelining the track....400m sprinter. Mabote claims since returning home last September after the Paralympics Games in the Brazilian city, Rio, he has been left in out in the cold...
 
   
UK Olympic and Paralympic medal success should be given equal funding, says Ed Warner
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2017-07-18 kl. 22:02     272 words
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E d Warner has urged UK Sport to ­create funding parity for governing ­bodies for Olympic and Paralympic medal success.

UK Olympic and Paralympic medal success should be given equal funding, says Ed Warner.... E d Warner has urged UK Sport to ­create funding parity for governing ­bodies for Olympic and Paralympic medal success.Warner, the UK Athletics chief, told The Daily...
 
   
48 Canadians named for world track and field championships
 
 CBC     2017-07-18 kl. 21:57     929 words
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Pole vaulter Shawn Barber, high jumper Derek Drouin will try to defend titles Forty-eight athletes, including defending champions Shawn Barber in pole vault and injured high jumper Derek Drouin, were named to Canada's team Tuesday for the Aug.

"Canadian success at recent Olympics, Paralympics and world championships has been noticed and respected around the world.
 
   
Make it a double! Untouchable Jason Smyth storms to fifth World Championship gold
 
 Newshandle.com     2017-07-18 kl. 21:54     230 words
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TWO DAYS AFTER continuing his utter dominance of the T13 100m discipline, Ireland’s Jason Smyth has stormed to a sensational fifth World Para-athletics Championships gold medal in London this evening.

Running in lane four, Smyth had pulled so far clear of his rivals that he was afforded the luxury of easing up to savour another golden moment at the London Olympic Stadium, five years after claiming double Paralympic gold at the venue.
 
   
Olympic star Lord Coe installed as the new chancellor at Loughborough University
 
 Leicester Mercury     2017-07-18 kl. 21:54     452 words
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atroughton Posted: July 18, 2017 Olympic legend Lord Sebastian Coe has been officially installed as chancellor of Loughborough University at its first graduation ceremony of the summer.

He was chairman of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, having previously been chairman of the London 2012 bid company.
 
   
London 2017: Day five evening athlete reaction
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-18 kl. 21:40     360 words
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This page will be updated with athletes' quotes throughout the eighth session of the World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 on Tuesday (18 July) evening. Women's shot put F20 Quotes to follow. Men's javelin F44 Quotes to follow.

I am going back to Morocco to train hard now with the goal of breaking both the 200 and 400 records in Tokyo (at the 2020 Paralympic Games )."
 
   
Smyth wins second gold medal in London
 
 BBC     2017-07-18 kl. 21:32     112 words
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Ireland's Jason Smyth completed a sprint double at the World Para-athletics Championships with victory in the T13 200m final at London Stadium. The 30-year-old from County Londonderry moved clear at the bend and won comfortably in 21.41 seconds.

The visually-impaired athlete was a double Paralympic gold medallist at the same stadium in 2012.... Smyth is unbeaten at Paralympic level since beginning his international career at the 2005 European Championships.

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Olympians, National Record Holder in Men's Sir Walter Miler
 
 Running Journal     2017-07-18 kl. 21:30     988 words
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Date:  07/18/2017 - 15:04 RALEIGH, NC – First announced Monday on the Summer of Miles podcast, Sir Walter Running is excited to present a robust Men's field of multiple Olympians, and a National Record Holder to compete at the 2017 Sir Walter Miler.

Brannigan, who has autism, went on to win the Gold Medal for the United States in the 1500 meters at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio.
 
   
A champion in the shadow .. Eslam Abu Ali
 
 Egypt Today     2017-07-18 kl. 21:27     456 words
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: Eslam Abu Ali, an Egyptian Paralympic swimmer who made great achievements for his country on an international scale, represented Egypt in many competitions and won many medals. Behind that success, there is a story to tell.

Eslam Abu Ali. : Eslam Abu Ali, an Egyptian Paralympic swimmer who made great achievements for his country on an international scale, represented Egypt in many competitions and won many medals.... He contacted officials in charge of Paralympic sports but...
 
   
Team Canada named for ITU world championships in Penticton, B.C.July 18, 2017
 
 Triathlon Magazine Canada     2017-07-18 kl. 20:10     949 words
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From press release: A star-studded group of elite triathletes representing all facets of the Triathlon Canada Nation will lead more than 1,000

The Multisport World Championships also gives many of Canada’s under-23 and junior athletes in the Olympic and Paralympic pathway additional international race experience close to home.

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How war trauma is passed down through the generations
 
 International Alert     2017-07-18 kl. 19:49     2354 words
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( ??????? ) This blog was originally published on openDemocracy . 9 May is the day the former Soviet Union celebrates the end of the Second World War (or the Great Patriotic War, as it is called). I have recently read W.G.

I have always found Paralympic Games the only interesting part of the Olympics. In my professional life, I have focused on helping others to overcome the consequences of violent conflict and together with my colleagues have implemented a
 
   
Kiley Neushul Is On Her Way To More Water Polo Gold – This Time With Her Sister On The Team
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-18 kl. 19:32     1032 words
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, 11:04 a.m. (ET) Kiley Neushul controls the ball against Alkisti Avramidou of Greece in the women's water polo 5th/6th-place match between Greece and the USA at the 15th FINA World Championships at Piscines Bernat Picornell on Aug.

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Team USA Is Sending 16 Olympians – With 11 Medals – To The World Fencing Championships. Meet The Team.
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-18 kl. 19:32     1315 words
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, 11:14 a.m. (ET) Twenty-four U.S. fencers will travel to Leipzig, Germany, for the World Fencing Championships, which begin on Wednesday. And an amazing two-thirds of those fencers are U.S. Olympians.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
The Week In Team USA Results: July 11-17
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-18 kl. 19:32     959 words
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, 11:16 a.m. (ET) Venus Williams plays a backhand in the women's singles final against Garbine Muguruza of Spain at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon on July 15, 2017 in London.

Olympic and Paralympic family, and track Team USA athletes as they compete around the globe with a preview of upcoming events.
 
   
U.S. Women’s Field Hockey Team Earns World League Finals, World Cup Berths
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-18 kl. 19:32     453 words
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, 12:01 p.m. (ET) Michelle Vittese attempts to keep possession while under pressure from Hazuki Nagai and Motomi Kawamura of Japan in the

11 Japanese. Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
'How did he keep a straight face?' Viewers watching Greg Rutherford interview get distracted by a pole vaulter who misses his target and FLOPS to the floor
 
 Daily Mail     2017-07-18 kl. 19:32     471 words
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Jo Tweedy For Mailonline 18:09 BST, 18 July 2017 " href="mailto:?subject=Read this: " rel="nofollow"> e-mail

Decorated Olympian Greg Rutherford and leading German paralympian Markus Rehm should have been the main attractions during an interview on Channel 4's coverage of the World Para Athletics Championships yesterday.... And he's off! The pole vaulter was supposed to provide a sporty background to an interview between German paralympian...

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Late Surge Sends Jordan Wilimovsky From 49th To 10K Silver Medal At World Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-18 kl. 19:32     377 words
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, 11:46 a.m. (ET) Jordan Wilimovsky poses with his silver medal in the men's open water swimming 10-kilometer at the 2017 FINA World Championships on July 18, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary.

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Virender Sehwag to host TV show Umeed India on Epic channel
 
 Webindia123     2017-07-18 kl. 19:14     544 words
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One of India's biggest sports superstar,Virender Sehwag, will be seen in a new role as a host of 'UmeedIndia', the most inspiring TV series of this year, on EpicChannel, India's infotainment channel, on July 20.

Umeed India will reveal inspiring journeys and ongoingbattles of 13 sports stars including the Freestyle Wrestler andOlympic medallist Sakshi Malik, Paralympian Swimmer Suyash Yadav,Shot-put player Om Prakash Karhana, Sprinter Dutee Chand,

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Disability rights activists wait anxiously for health care determination
 
 Capital Region - TWCNews.com     2017-07-18 kl. 19:07     317 words
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ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The Center for Disability Rights was busy with conversation Tuesday at its annual Legislative Breakfast.

Ryan Chalmers is a Team USA track and field paralympian.

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Emirati athlete to be flown home on Wednesday for burial
 
 Abu Dhabi National     2017-07-18 kl. 19:03     565 words
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DOHA, QATAR - OCTOBER 31: Abdullah Hayayei of UAE competes in the men's discus F34 final during the Evening Session on Day Ten of the IPC Athletics World Championships at Suhaim Bin Hamad Stadium on October 31, 2015 in Doha, Qatar.

As The National reported last week, Hayayei had rebuilt his life after almost being killed on an armed forces exercise in 2001, resulting in severe nerve damage and the disability he had until his death.  Hayayei made his Paralympic debut at the
 
   
University of Worcester
 
 Able Magazine     2017-07-18 kl. 19:01     1163 words
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For many years, Great Britain has been producing excellent disabled athletes. Amazingly, however, until only ?ve years ago, there was no sports coaching degree course specialising in disability sports.

For many years, Great Britain has been producing excellent disabled athletes.... Mycock had a background in professional football and had worked already with several Paralympians at the university and helped to develop the BSC in Sports Coaching Science...
 
   
Jason Smyth heads to Para Athletics World Championships in London
 
 Limvady Northern Constitution     2017-07-18 kl. 18:59     251 words
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Thursday, 20 July 2017 PARALYMPICS Ireland has announced that Eglinton sprinter is among the team of ten set to contest the 2017 Para Athletics World Championships which will take place in the iconic London Olympic Stadium from July 14 until July 23 inclusive.

Thursday, 20 July 2017 PARALYMPICS...

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Daily sports wrap: Faf hails the 'new Jacques Kallis'
 
 Sport24.co.za     2017-07-18 kl. 18:57     352 words
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Cape Town - Sport24 produces - get this - over 100 articles a day. Yes, we're that awesome! So naturally there'll be a few articles that even our most ardent readers will miss.

1. SA PARALYMPIAN BOWS OUT ON A HIGH One of South Africa's most underrated Paralympian has retired from the sport.... Ilse Hayes has won a total of seven Paralympic medals - including two gold, four silver and one bronze.

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NBC Uses 'Game of Thrones' to Promote the Winter Olympics
 
 Shape.com     2017-07-18 kl. 18:49     266 words
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If you were one of the 16 million people to tune into the season seven premiere of Game of Thrones, you know that winter is, in fact, here (despite what you've been seeing on your weather app).

Among the participants are skiers Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin, Paralympian snowboarder Amy Purdy, figure skaters Gracie Gold and Ashley Wagner, ice hockey champ Hillary Knight and several other Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls.
 
   
Bumper Birthday Programme for SIRF’s 30th
 
 North East Connected     2017-07-18 kl. 18:38     509 words
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STOCKTON International Riverside Festival’s celebratory 30 th  birthday programme is out.

There will be an abundance of family friendly shows too including oversized Bingo compered by Beryl and Cyril, who hope to make Bingo an official Paralympic sport and the return of Whalley Street All Stars who will bring a miniature town to life
 
   
The Skin We’re In: Amanda Byram On Jeopardising Her Health With Fad Diets
 
 Image Magazine     2017-07-18 kl. 18:37     543 words
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This month’s issue of IMAGE magazine is The Confidence Issue, full of   Ireland’s leading female voices  on our relationships with our bodies.  One of modern life’s holy grails is achieving a state of acceptance about our bodies.

 Olympian Natalya Coyle, writer Anne Gildea, Paralympics swimmer Ellen Keane  and many more incredible Irish women shared with  Claire O’Mahony  the moment they discovered their body confidence for July issue, you’ll see that these moments
 
   
Lappartient aiming to preserve world cycling legacy as he launches UCI Presidency manifesto
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-18 kl. 18:36     887 words
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Frenchman David Lappartient has today released the full version of his candidacy manifesto to lead the International Cycling Union (UCI), outlining his aim to "preserve the legacy" of the sport across the globe.

David Lappartient's goal is to make the UCI an International Federation that is able to make a substantial contribution to the Olympic and Paralympic Movement © Cookson has prioritised accelerating international development, championing cycling for
 
   
Champion weightlifters descend on Coventry for annual British Championships
 
 Coventry Observer     2017-07-18 kl. 18:21     498 words
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WEIGHTLIFTING: DOZENS of Britain’s top weightlifters descended on Coventry at the weekend to take part in the British Weightlifting and Para-Powerlifting Championships 2017.

Five-time Paralympian Natalie Blake bagged second place and 16-year-old Olivia Broome took home the bronze after three successful lifts at 72kg.
 
   
RTÉ Lost Almost €20 Million In 2016.
 
 Kfm Radio     2017-07-18 kl. 18:20     38 words
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RTE lost almost €20 million last year.   The state broadcaster says special events and Brexit impacted on the results.

  The state broadcaster says special events and Brexit impacted on the results.It broadcast centenary celebrations, the general election and sporting events including Euro 2016, The Rio Olympic & Paralympic Games    .
 
   
Real bride diary: wedding fitness secrets from a champion swimmer
 
 Wedding Magazine     2017-07-18 kl. 18:04     608 words
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Paralympic swimming champion Harriet Lee is getting married - and sharing her journey down the aisle exclusively with us Every four years I strive to be in the best shape of my life , for the biggest sporting event.

Paralympic swimming champion Harriet Lee is getting married - and sharing her journey down the aisle exclusively with us Every four years I strive to be in the best shape of my life , for the biggest sporting event.Standing on the block, I have to
 
   
Paralympians join in the sporting fun at Fairfield College
 
 Frome Times     2017-07-18 kl. 17:47     275 words
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FAIRFIELDCollege welcomed two Paralympic athletes to the college this month to help celebrate two days full of fun, sport and colour.

Paralympians join in the sporting fun at Fairfield College.... FAIRFIELDCollege welcomed two Paralympic athletes to the college this month to help celebrate two days full of fun, sport and colour.For the college's sports day on Tuesday 4th July, the students were joined by Paralympian...

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Team USA Holds on to Team Racing World Title
 
 Cruising World & Sailing World     2017-07-18 kl. 17:33     702 words
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Team USA beat Team China in a dramatic, hard-won, winner-takes-all 'Sail Off' in the team racing portion of the Optimist World Championship 2017, retaining its hold on the IODA Challenge Cup team racing trophy for the second year in a row.

"Their devotion to excellence in sailing," added Paul Callahan, country representative, president of the US Optimist Dinghy Association, a two time Paralympian, and, most importantly today, proud father to Justin and his twin brother Mitchell, who

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Luke Sinnott continues long road to recovery with World Para debut
 
 The Guardian     2017-07-18 kl. 17:27     716 words
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He missed out on a long jump medal by a small margin but Team GB double amputee remains upbeat and is looking forward to the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics Ten centimetres. Barely the width of the palm of a hand.

He missed out on a long jump medal by a small margin but Team GB double amputee remains upbeat and is looking forward to the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics Ten centimetres.... And such was his resolve that, two years’ later, he produced one of the most poignant moments of the 2012 Paralympics...

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Cabo Verde goes to the 8th Francophone Games in Abidjan with athletics, judo and Paralympics
 
 Inforpress     2017-07-18 kl. 17:23     168 words
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  Praia, July 18 (Inforpress) – Cabo Verde will participate in the 8th Francophone Games scheduled for 21-30 July in Abidjan, capital of Ivory Coast, in athletics, judo and Paralympic disciplines.

Cabo Verde goes to the 8th Francophone Games in Abidjan with athletics, judo and Paralympics....   Praia, July 18 (Inforpress) – Cabo Verde will participate in the 8th Francophone Games scheduled for 21-30 July in Abidjan, capital of Ivory Coast, in athletics, judo and Paralympic...
 
   
Edinburgh Announces Hogmanay Festival 2018
 
 Visit Scotland     2017-07-18 kl. 17:07     2001 words
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Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 2018 is better than ever before with new events, including the family friendly Bairns Afore and a new look ceilidh at the foot of

The team is led by Martin Green , one of the UK's leading live event producers, Head of Ceremonies for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and currently the CEO and Director of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

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Colombia announce Nottwil 2017 team
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-18 kl. 17:06     208 words
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Paralympic silver medallist Luis Lucumi leads squad at Junior Para Athletics Worlds.

Paralympic silver medallist Luis Lucumi leads squad at Junior Para Athletics Worlds.Rio 2016 silver medallist Luis Lucumi will headline the Colombian team at the first Nottwil 2017 World Para Athletics Junior Championships, set to take place in the
 
   
Paralympic heritage to be celebrated with £1m grant thanks to National...
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-07-18 kl. 16:44     758 words
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The  National Paralympic Heritage Trust  has been awarded a grant of just over £1million from the  Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)  to make its dream of creating a heritage centre to celebrate the Paralympic movement a reality.

Paralympic heritage to be celebrated with £1m grant thanks to National...The  National Paralympic Heritage Trust  has been awarded a grant of just over £1million from the  Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)  to make its dream of creating a heritage
 
   
Does Paralympic sport benefit the right athletes?
 
 Open PR     2017-07-18 kl. 16:44     2834 words
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London Olympic Stadium Paralympic sport has come a long way from its humble beginnings at the Stoke Mandeville spinal cord injury unit in England just after the Second World War.

Does Paralympic sport benefit the right athletes?London Olympic Stadium Paralympic sport has come a long way from its humble beginnings at the Stoke Mandeville spinal cord injury unit in England just after the Second World War.This small sporting
 
   
Pektas playing for home advantage in Euros
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-18 kl. 16:41     598 words
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Blind Football European Championships kick off in Germany in one month.

their blind football team is still reasonably young in its development, having not yet qualified for any Paralympics....therefore we have to reach the semi-finals.” For Pektas and the Germany team, aiming high for the future is important, but it’s equally important to take one step at a time. “It would be a dream of everyone to qualify for the Paralympic...
 
   
Athlete to speak about all aspects
 
 Cootamundra Herald     2017-07-18 kl. 16:35     124 words
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Paralympian Jim Nomarhas to share his life story FORMER Paralympian, Jim Nomarhas, will be the guest speaker at next week Cootamundra Combined Probus Club.

Paralympian Jim Nomarhas to share his life story FORMER Paralympian...
 
   
British athletes collecting golds and smashing records at #London2017
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-07-18 kl. 16:30     842 words
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#London2017 World Para Athletics Championships are well and truly underway with plenty of medal wins and world records smashed, we are excited to see what’s is store for the rest of the championships for our para athletes.

23-year-old,Hollie Arnold sealed her third straight World Championships gold in the F46 Javelin Final. The Paralympic champion led from the start – setting a new championship record with a first throw of 41.38m, before smashing that with her
 
   
Olivia Breen's 'long, tough journey' to gold at World Para Athletics Championships
 
 Sky Sports     2017-07-18 kl. 16:12     383 words
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Olivia Breen recorded a personal best in the T38 long jump Olivia Breen has been talking about the "long, tough journey" that led to her winning gold at the World Para Athletics Championships.

She has come a long way since finishing a disappointing 12th in the Paralympic final last year.... Breen's personal best jump at the London Stadium would have been good enough for Paralympic gold last September and the memories of missing out in Rio...

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Atos Opens New North American Regional Headquarters in Dallas-Fort Worth
 
 Benzinga.com     2017-07-18 kl. 16:04     699 words
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Atos further reinforces its presence in Texas following the acquisitions of Xerox ITO, Unify and Anthelio New building features Atos' first Business

Our successful delivery in the Cloud for the last Olympic & Paralympic Games will also be displayed.... The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos...

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London 2017: China grab four golds
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-18 kl. 15:57     1107 words
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China climbed to the top of the medals table after a terrific morning (Tuesday 18 July) at the World Para Athletics Championships, claiming four gold medals at the London Stadium in Great Britain.

The 31-year-old, who won Paralympic gold here in 2012, was joined on the podium by her teammate Hongxia Tang (33.63m), and Brazilian Izabela Campos (31.83m) – repeating the podium places from the Doha 2015 World Championships and Rio 2016

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World records of double-leg amputees to be wiped following blade rule changes
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-18 kl. 15:55     706 words
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All world and regional records held by athletes competing in the T43/F43 and T42/F42 classes will be re-set at the beginning of next year after World Para Athletics revealed it will be introducing new rules for double-leg amputees.

Federation of Paralympic athletics has confirmed it will introduce a new formula to calculate the maximum allowable standing height (MASH) for double-leg amputees from January 1, 2018.... Following the development of a new formula, the International Paralympic...

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World Dwarf Games to Be Held at U of G
 
 Exchange Magazine.com     2017-07-18 kl. 15:54     485 words
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The 2017 World Dwarf Games will be held Aug. 4 to 12 at the University of Guelph. Spectators are asked to be respectful of the athletes and of dwarf culture.

People of all ages and abilities compete, from elite athletes (including several Paralympians) to TV and movie stars to first-time competitors.
 
   
Men's 800m T54 crash
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-18 kl. 15:54     18 words
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Follow us on Facebook Worldwide Paralympic Partners International Partners Powered by Official Website of the Paralympic Movement •. ...IPC.
 
   
2017 IBSA European Judo Championships: Ones to Watch Part 1
 
 British Judo Association     2017-07-18 kl. 15:50     323 words
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Carmen Brussig (GER) Ramona Brussig (GER) Ramil Gasimov (AZE) Oleksandr Nazarenko (UKR) Previous Next 1 2 3 4 Carmen and Ramona Brussig (GER) -48kg & -52kg You can’t mention one without the other.

Carmen Brussig (GER) Ramona Brussig (GER) Ramil Gasimov (AZE) Oleksandr Nazarenko (UKR) Previous Next 1 2 3 4 Carmen and Ramona Brussig (GER) -48kg & -52kg You can’t mention one without the other.The twin sisters are both former Paralympic
 
   
Katie Ledecky & Nathan Adrian highlight first full week of coverage on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
 
 Niagara-Wheatfield Tribune     2017-07-18 kl. 15:48     873 words
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Programming on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA - a partnership between the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee, and

The U.S. team is led by 17-time Paralympic medalist Tatyana McFadden, who won six medals at last summer's Rio Paralympic Games.... In the men's T-11 long jump, four-time Paralympic medalist Lex Gillette will attempt to defend his 2015 world title.
 
   
Sinnott celebrates special debut to open up day five in London
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-07-18 kl. 15:46     661 words
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1 hour ago Luke Sinnott ensured his Great Britain debut was one to remember with a fourth-place finish and personal best as day five of the World Para Athletics Championships got underway in London.

The title was taken by Paralympic bronze medallist Daniel Wagner of Denmark, with silver and bronze won by Japan’s Atsushi Yamamoto and Germany’s Leon Schaefer respectively.
 
   
Iran’s Farzin sets new para powerlifting record
 
 Iran Daily     2017-07-18 kl. 15:46     127 words
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Majid Farzin set a new world record of 238kg in the 88kg weight class, securing a gold medal at the 24th edition of Iran’s National Para Powerlifting Competitions.

Farzin had clinched the gold medal at the men's 80kg powerlifting contest of the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Riocentro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.