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Jämtlänningar i jordbävningskaosets Kos
 
 Sveriges Radio Jämtland     2017-07-21 kl. 08:02     680 words
 
En kraftig jordbävning natten mot fredageni Egeiska havetdrabbade framförallt de grekiska öarna Kos och Rhodos. Paralympicsguldmedaljören Karl Forsman från Östersund och hans familj hade precis kommit till Kos när skalvet satte in.

Paralympicsguldmedaljören Karl Forsman från Östersund och hans familj hade precis kommit till Kos när skalvet satte in.Ett kraftigt skalv med magnituden 6,7 har skakat delar av turistområden i Turkiet och Grekland.
 
   
Ny sjundeplats för Nathalie
 
 Norra Skåne     2017-07-20 kl. 22:29     82 words
 
PARASPORT Det blev en sjundeplats för Nathalie Nilsson då 400 meter sprangs på parafriidrottens VM i London.

PARASPORT Det blev en sjundeplats för Nathalie Nilsson då 400 meter sprangs på parafriidrottens VM i London.Åhusfriidrottaren, som bor i Osby och tävlar i klassen T13, hade tiden 1.03,80.
 
   
IK Carlstad tvåa i Kim Källström trophy
 
 Sveriges Radio Värmland     2017-07-20 kl. 16:14     263 words
 
IK Carlstad blev tvåa i sin klass i Kim Källström trophy, fotbollsturneringen för ungdomar med intellektuell funktionsnedsättning under Gothia cup. Laget föll i finalen mot ett danskt lag, men spelande lagledaren Anders Jansson är nöjd.

Bland annat besegrades grupptvåan Parasport Denmark med 3-0.
 
   
Fotboll för alla när HFF deltog i Kim Källström Trophy
 
 Jönköpings-Posten     2017-07-20 kl. 14:15     589 words
 
Kim Källström Trophy gick av stapeln under veckan och HFF hade ett lag med i turneringen. Gothia Cup är nu inne i sitt slutskede när alla grupper är färdigspelade och det är vinna eller försvinna som gäller för de kvarvarande lagen.

I sista gruppspelsmatchen är det Parasport Denmark som står för motståndet.
 
   
Karlsson på medaljjakt i London
 
 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2017-07-20 kl. 11:42     235 words
 
Viktoria Karlsson går för medalj i kvällens längdfinal i London. Det behöver vi inte sticka under stolen med, säger förbundskaptenen Magnus Olsson. Fler 2015 blev det brons i Doha, Quatar.

Därtill två Paralympics.
 
   
Peter behärskar även padel
 
 TTELA     2017-07-20 kl. 09:00     534 words
 
Rullstolstennis hade han provat redan tidigare, men nu har paraidrottaren Peter Ojala gjort debut i padel också. - Det här är både lättare och jobbigare, och riktigt roligt, sa Ojala när premiärmatchen var avklarad.

Lite senare i höst väntar kval till nästa Paralympics, i Pyeongchang 2018, och det avgörs på hemmaplan för Tre Kronor, i Östersund i oktober månad. -... Det är jätteviktigt, i potten ligger tre platser till Paralympics.
 
   
Fyra värmländska lag klara för A-slutspel i Gothia cup
 
 Sveriges Radio Värmland     2017-07-19 kl. 12:31     487 words
 
Fyra värmländska lag har säkrat avancemang till A-slutspel i Gothia cup, den stora ungdomsturneringen i fotboll i Göteborg.

Under onsdagseftermiddagen avgörs sista gruppspelsmatchen, mot danska Parasport Denmark.
 
   
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Disability coaching's unsung heroes
 
 BBC     2017-07-21 kl. 07:44     989 words
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You may be surprised to learn that as many as 6.9 million people of working age in the UK have a disability. That's 19% - nearly one in five. But when you look at the figures for UK sports coaches, the percentage who are disabled drops to 6%.

I first noticed that in Sydney in 2000 at the Paralympics.
 
   
Golden Akeem »
 
 Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday     2017-07-21 kl. 07:24     549 words
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WE HAIL the achievement of Akeem Stewart who set a new world record on Tuesday as he brought home gold in the men’s javelin F44 event at the London 2017 World Para Athletics Championships.

2016 Rio Paralympics with a world record of 57.32m.
 
   
AFC-PL Football Social Development Conference 2017 charts new course
 
 Asian Football Confederation     2017-07-21 kl. 07:21     850 words
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Hong Kong: A landmark social responsibility conference organised jointly by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the Premier League took place on Thursday in Hong Kong.

work. The success of the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games increased awareness of disability sport in Asia and had a significant impact on the opportunities for football players with a disability, both in Asia and globally....the Hong Kong Paralympic Council...
 
   
Tokyo police simulate response to attack on Asakusa during 2020 Games
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2017-07-21 kl. 06:50     163 words
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The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) conducted a large-scale drill on July 20 in the Asakusa district of Taito Ward, Tokyo, simulating a response to an attack on a busy entertainment district during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) conducted a large-scale drill on July 20 in the Asakusa district of Taito Ward, Tokyo, simulating a response to an attack on a busy entertainment district during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

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Cockroft repeats Doha treble on home soil with dominant 400m win
 
 MSN UK     2017-07-21 kl. 06:34     901 words
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Peerless. The Halifax flier Hannah Cockroft pumped those piston arms here to complete a glorious treble, winning the 400 metres T34 final in a championship-record 58.

Indeed, only the great Tanni Grey-Thompson has more, with 11 Paralympic gold medals between 1992 and 2004, and two world golds in 1998 and 2006.... Paralympic purists, however, might arguably point to the difference in depth of athletes in the field in...
 
   
Canada's Brent Lakatos wins 3rd gold at world para athletics championships
 
 KunMail.com     2017-07-21 kl. 06:23     32 words
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Canadian Brent Lakatos captured his third gold medal of the world para athletics championships with a victory in the men's T53 800-metre race on Thursday in London.

Canadian Brent Lakatos captured his third gold medal of the world para athletics championships with a victory in the men's T53 800-metre race on Thursday in London.Tags:  Sports/Paralympics.
 
   
PWDs hold Paralympics 2017
 
 Philippine Information Agency     2017-07-21 kl. 06:21     208 words
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BACOLOD CITY, July 20 (PIA6) - - Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in Bacolod City, in celebration of the 39th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week held games for persons with disabilities know as Paralympics at the University of St.

PWDs hold Paralympics 2017.... Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in Bacolod City, in celebration of the 39th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week held games for persons with disabilities know as Paralympics at the University of St.La...
 
   
Labor shortage poses challenge to Japan's economic growth: report
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-07-21 kl. 05:59     509 words
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TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japan needs to resolve its severe labor shortage last seen roughly a quarter-century ago to achieve sustainable economic growth, a government report showed Friday.

On capital spending, another critical component of the economy, the white paper predicts increased demand for investment in labor-saving and to brace for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

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Tokyo Olympic stadium builder committed suicide because he was overworked, says family
 
 South China Morning Post     2017-07-21 kl. 05:52     394 words
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The family of a builder who worked at the main Tokyo Olympic stadium has asked labour authorities to recognise his death in spring as job-related, claiming he killed himself because of overwork.

The groundbreaking of the National Stadium for the Olympic and Paralympic Games was pushed back by about 12 months to December last year after a costly original construction plan was scrapped. “The working schedule was extremely tight.
 
   
2017 ACOMM Communications Alliance Award winners announced
 
 ITWire     2017-07-21 kl. 05:49     709 words
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The winners of the 2017 Communications Alliance Awards were announced at the 11th Annual ACOMM Awards Dinner held in Sydney.

Optus for their partnership with the Australian Olympic and Paralympic Committee that launched one of the longest corporate commitments to the Australian Olympic movement - successfully tapping into the emotion and love for the Olympics and
 
   
A Vision Forward: Sports camp on MU campus teaches kids with disabilities they can do anything
 
 FOX6Now.com     2017-07-21 kl. 04:43     788 words
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Vision Forward × A Vision Forward: Sports camp on MU campus teaches kids with disabilities they can do anything Vision Forward Vision

We actually have a new speaker this year that’s a Paralympic athlete, new volunteers.
 
   
Malaysia has produced four world champs in four months
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-07-21 kl. 03:32     439 words
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Cheong Jun Hoong. -Reuters PETALING JAYA: It has been a smashing year for Malaysian sports so far – and the Kuala Lumpur SEA Games have not even started.

The nation rejoiced as well when Rio Paralympic gold medallists Ziyad Zolkefli and Abdul Latif Romly triumphed within a space of 12 hours at the World Para Athletics Cham-pionships in London last weekend.... Mohd Ridzuan Mohd Puzi, who bagged the nation’s first gold at the Rio Paralympics...
 
   
World Para Athletics Championships: Day Eight Preview
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-07-21 kl. 03:31     322 words
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2 hours ago After a magnificent seven medals in a British medal bonanza on Thursday evening, four more Britons will be hoping to take their places on the podiums on day eight of the World Para Athletics Championships at the London Stadium.

The Dorchester-born sprinter is also the current Paralympic champion, having won Great Britain’s 50 th gold medal at Rio 2016, and also won silver at London 2012.... Last year, Cox became Britain’s first para athlete to win medals in multiple sports at a Paralympic...
 
   
ANZ serves up support for Queensland with tennis challenge
 
 Tennis Australia     2017-07-21 kl. 03:27     359 words
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ANZ and Dylan Alcott OAM raise $10,000 for the Far North Queensland Hospital Foundation with Cairns Charity Tennis Challenge Cairns QLD,

Paralympic gold medallist Dylan Alcott OAM challenged local Cairns identities in a series of exhibition games, to raise $10,000 for the Far North Queensland Hospital Foundation.
 
   
Michael Carlo Del Prado steps out of father’s shadow
 
 Malay Mail     2017-07-21 kl. 03:01     394 words
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Michael will not run in the individual 400m race.

He is a coach for their national paralympic squad who will compete in the Asean Para Games in September. “In time to come, my target is to hit 45s,” said Michael, a sports management student at De La Salle University in Manila. “However, I
 
   
Paralympics inspire Patrick
 
 Haslemere Today     2017-07-21 kl. 02:59     258 words
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Student Patrick Asher-Relf (centre) picks up his award from former England rugby star Phil Vickery (left) and Greg Baker of Southampton Football Club

Paralympics inspire Patrick.... Student Patrick Asher-Relf (centre) picks up his award from former England rugby star Phil Vickery (left) and Greg Baker of Southampton Football Club. ...THE London 2012 Paralympics influenced a lot of young people to get...
 
   
U.S. Center for SafeSport Launches Victim Services Helpline
 
 USA Gymnastics     2017-07-21 kl. 02:29     440 words
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– The United States Center for SafeSport today announced the launch of a 24-hour victim services helpline, which will be operated in partnership with

Olympic and Paralympic movement’s 47 member national governing bodies.
 
   
A Day In The Life Of 17-Year-Old Weightlifting Phenom CJ Cummings
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-21 kl. 02:09     994 words
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, 3:44 p.m. (ET) Each month, Team USA Awards presented by Dow celebrates outstanding achievements of U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes.

Olympic and Paralympic athletes.Weightlifter CJ Cummings won Male Athlete of the Month for June 2017, during which he won his fourth consecutive world title and extended a year-long winning streak.... Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
U.S. Women’s Water Polo Earns Bye Into FINA World Championship Quarterfinals
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-21 kl. 02:09     353 words
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, 5:32 p.m. (ET) Maggie Steffens prepares her shot in front of Ash Southern of Australia at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 team trials at the Uytengsu Aquatics Center on May 22, 2016 in Los Angeles.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Women in sport: Let’s hope these Euros bring about a change in attitude regarding women’s football
 
 The National     2017-07-21 kl. 02:02     713 words
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AFTER a 28 hour journey as the plane destined to take us to Holland was cancelled and we were then taken on a taxi ride to Liverpool for an overnight

THERE was more success this week for Scottish athletes with Samantha Kinghorn, wheelchair racer, picking up a gold and a bronze at the Paralympics the former being a winning time of 28.61 seconds which was good enough for another world record,
 
   
Close to 50 Surrey athletes, coaches aim for Canada Games glory in Winnipeg, starting July 28
 
 Cloverdale Reporter News     2017-07-21 kl. 01:41     695 words
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Surrey is well represented by athletes and coaches at the 2017 Canada Summer Games , which open in Winnipeg on Friday, July 28. Nearly 50 Surrey-area residents are among those competing at the event as part of Team B.C.

Games and Team B.C. At the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, 30 Team B.C. alumni were part of Team Canada.

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Amtrak to Allow Archery Equipment as Checked Baggage
 
 Deer & Deer Hunting     2017-07-21 kl. 01:27     670 words
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  Amtrak , which operates more than 300 trains daily across the United States, now allows passengers to transport archery equipment as checked baggage.

I’m glad to see they found a solution that works for everyone.” USA Archery  welcomes the policy change. “From youth and collegiate archers to Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls, many of our members stand to benefit from Amtrak’s new
 
   
Suicide of Tokyo Olympics stadium worker should be deemed death from overwork: lawyer
 
 Japan Times     2017-07-21 kl. 01:23     367 words
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A male worker for a construction company engaged in a project to construct Japan’s new National Stadium, the main venue for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, committed suicide in March, a lawyer representing his relatives revealed Thursday.

A male worker for a construction company engaged in a project to construct Japan’s new National Stadium, the main venue for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, committed suicide in March, a lawyer representing his relatives revealed
 
   
Sascoc bugged by claims of ‘spy’ devices installed in its offices
 
 Daily Maverick     2017-07-21 kl. 01:21     487 words
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Sensational allegations of spying and bugging devices planted in the offices of South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) have been made by now suspended CEO Tubby Reddy.

DM Photo: SASCOC CEO Tubby Reddy and Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula during the Paralympics send off at OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg.
 
   
I'll run faster than Bolt, says Paralympian Malone
 
 NewsR.in     2017-07-21 kl. 01:04     21 words
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Double Paralympic champion Liam Malone says he will use technology to run faster than Usain Bolt within the next three years.

I'll run faster than Bolt, says Paralympian Malone.... Double Paralympic champion Liam Malone says he will use technology to run faster than Usain Bolt within the next three years.

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I'll run faster than Bolt - Malone
 
 BBC     2017-07-21 kl. 00:59     466 words
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Double Paralympic champion Liam Malone says he will use technology to run faster than Olympic legend Usain Bolt within the next three years. Double-leg amputee Malone won gold in the T44 200m and 400m at Rio 2016.

Malone. Double Paralympic champion Liam Malone says he will use technology to run faster than Olympic legend Usain Bolt within the next three years.... "It won't be done in the Paralympics, and I've no intention of ever racing Usain Bolt or able-bodied...

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Team USA Advances To The Final Of Women's Hockey World League Semifinals With Win Over No. 2 England
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-21 kl. 00:29     413 words
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, 4:32 p.m. (ET) Melissa Gonzalez celebrates her goal in the FIH Hockey World League Women's Semifinals match between South Africa and United States of America at Wits University on July 16, 2017 in Johannesburg. Two-time U.S.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Olympic Channel launches Wroc?aw 2017 World Games coverage
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-21 kl. 00:11     335 words
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The Olympic Channel has successfully broadcast the Opening Ceremony of the 2017 World Games here tonight.

Founded in 1996, ISB has served as host broadcaster for many of the world’s leading sporting events, including seven Olympic and six Paralympic Games as well as the inaugural 2015 European Games in Baku.
 
   
London 2017: Hermitage and Cockroft win gold for hosts
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-21 kl. 00:03     1233 words
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Great Britain’s Georgina Hermitage smashed her own 400m T37 world record on her way to gold on Thursday (20 July) at the World Para Athletics Championships London 2017.

The 24-year-old, who won double Paralympic gold at the London Stadium back in 2012, has been unbeaten at major competitions throughout her career – and she was clearly not going to blemish that copybook at London 2017.... Paralympic champion Ruzhdi added...

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Emong vows to win more gold medals
 
 Uganda Daily Monitor     2017-07-21 kl. 00:02     208 words
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KAMPALA. Winning his first ever gold medal was a big dream come true but World Para Athletics champion David Emong is not done yet. He vows to win more gold medals in future international events.

He quickly vowed: “But it is just the beginning, I want to win more gold medals in the Commonwealth Games, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, and other international events.’’ Emong attributes his success to the support from other athletes like Moses

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Hannah Cockroft makes it a perfect 10 on golden night for GB at Para worlds
 
 The Guardian     2017-07-20 kl. 23:38     644 words
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• Halifax hurricane wins 10th world title with victory in T34 400m • Georgina Hermitage sets world record in T37 400m For all that any contest

Although she felt out of her comfort zone on the outside lane, the five-times Paralympic champion was never in trouble.... The Paralympic champion wept tears of joy after defending her world title in 1min 0.29sec, forcing Natalia Kobzar of Ukraine and...
 
   
Hannah Cockroft wins 10th World title in London
 
 Bailiwick Express     2017-07-20 kl. 23:22     838 words
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Five-time Paralympic champion Cockroft won the women’s T34 400 metres for her third title at the 2017 championships.

Five-time Paralympic champion Cockroft won the women’s T34 400 metres for her third title at the 2017 championships.Great Britain’s Hannah Cockroft claimed her 10th world title and Georgie Hermitage set a new world record at the World Para

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Fearnley has the need for track speed
 
 Bathurst Western Advocate     2017-07-20 kl. 23:20     200 words
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Kurt Fearnley will contest the 5,000 metres at World Para Athletics Championships.

Fearnley's personal best for the event in which he claimed bronze at last year’s Rio Paralympics came earlier this year.
 
   
Hannah Cockroft and Georgie Hermitage enjoy golden evening in London
 
 Northamptonshire Telegraph     2017-07-20 kl. 23:18     620 words
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Great Britain’s Hannah Cockroft claimed her 10th world title and Georgie Hermitage set a new world record at the World Para Athletics Championships in London.

Five-time Paralympic champion Cockroft won the women’s T34 400 metres for her third title at the 2017 championships while Hermitage triumphed in the T37 400m in a world record time of one minute and 0.29 seconds.... Hermitage defended her world title after winning in Doha two years ago and added to her T37 100m Rio gold from last year’s Paralympics...

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GB Stephen Miller wins bronze in World Para Championships
 
 itv.com     2017-07-20 kl. 23:11     114 words
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Great Britain's Stephen Miller celebrates winning bronze in the Men's Club Throw F32 Final Great Britain's Stephen Miller has won a bronze medal at the World Para Athletics Championships in London.

He won his first Paralympic gold in the Club throw in 1996.
 
   
Not how you start it's how you finish! Harlow athlete powers to Bronze
 
 itv.com     2017-07-20 kl. 23:04     67 words
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Richie Chiassaro took part in the T54 wheelchair 400 metre final at the World Paralympics athletics final. The Harlow athlete left it late but powered to the line to take bronze in a photo finish.

Richie Chiassaro took part in the T54 wheelchair 400 metre final at the World Paralympics athletics final.... ParalympicsGB @ParalympicsGB Follow 21:39 -... 20 Jul 2017 C4 Paralympics @C4Paralympics Follow 21:13 -
 
   
London 2017: Shi Yiting breaks 9-year-old 100m record
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-20 kl. 22:54     57 words
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The Chinese T36 sprinter completed the sprint double with a senational run of 13.86 seconds. Story to follow. The World Para Athletics Championships will run through to 23 July.

For footage requests from London 2017, please e-mail alexis.vapaille@paralympic.org.
 
   
Kyron Duke: Welsh shot putter takes F41 silver at World Para Athletics Champs
 
 BBC     2017-07-20 kl. 22:53     293 words
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Kyron Duke's silver-winning throw of 12.28m in the F41 shot put was a season's best Kyron Duke took silver for Great Britain in the F41 shot put at the World Para Athletics Championships. The Welshman, 24, threw a season's best 12.

Jones, from Church Village near Pontypridd and who has cerebral palsy, competed at the London 2012 Paralympics and last year."Obviously I would have loved to have won a medal at a home games, but just coming out here to experience it -

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Roddick, Clijsters to be inducted into Hall of Fame
 
 Sport24.co.za     2017-07-20 kl. 22:39     406 words
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Washington - Former world number ones and Grand Slam singles champions Kim Clijsters and Andy Roddick are among five people who will be inducted Saturday into the International Tennis Hall of Fame .

Paralympic wheelchair tennis medalist Monique Kalkman-van den Bosch, tennis journalist and historian Steve Flink and the late Vic Braden, a groundbreaking tennis instructor who died in 2014 at age 85.... She won 1984 Paralympic gold in table tennis, then switched to wheelchair tennis, taking three more titles to become the first woman to win Paralympic...

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6 Burning Questions For Team USA At Swimming World Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-20 kl. 22:38     1354 words
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, 3:14 p.m. (ET) With Hungary known as the “land of waters,” Budapest is a fitting host for the 17th FINA World Championships.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Hannah Cockroft and Georgie Hermitage enjoy golden evening in London
 
 Daily Mail     2017-07-20 kl. 22:21     110 words
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Press Association 21:03 BST, 20 July 2017 Great Britain's Hannah Cockroft claimed her 10th world title and Georgie Hermitage set a new world record at the World Para Athletics Championships in London.

Press Association 21:03 BST, 20 July 2017 Great Britain's Hannah Cockroft claimed her 10th world title and Georgie Hermitage set a new world record at the World Para Athletics Championships in London.Five-time Paralympic champion Cockroft won the

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In the Running: Sports Prosthetics
 
 Able Magazine     2017-07-20 kl. 22:13     1474 words
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We often associate blades and other highend sports prostheses with prestigious events like the Paralympics. But how can ordinary disabled people get hold of sports prosthetics?

In the Running: Sports Prosthetics. We often associate blades and other highend sports prostheses with prestigious events like the Paralympics. But how can ordinary disabled people get hold of sports prosthetics?To many of us, sports prostheses like...
 
   
Hannah Cockroft becomes 10-time world champion with third London 2017 gold in T34 400m
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-07-20 kl. 21:53     169 words
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Hannah Cockroft won her third gold of the World Para Athletics Championships in London as she cruised to victory in the T34 400 metres. Cockroft was defending the title she won in Doha two years ago and also bidding to become a 10-time world champion.

The 400m is my favourite event.” Cockroft has enjoyed great success at the London Stadium and hopes it will not be the last time fans can watch her on the track where she also won double Paralympic gold in 2012.

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(Mirror) Dreams of Tokyo 2020 glory for Paralympian boccia champion left in ruins by brutal care cuts
 
 Newsoneplace.com     2017-07-20 kl. 21:33     34 words
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Games also bring home the brutal disconnect between the “superheroes” of elite Paralympic sport and the reality for millions of disabled people – who

(Mirror) Dreams of Tokyo 2020 glory for Paralympian boccia champion left in ruins by brutal care cuts.... Games also bring home the brutal disconnect between the “superheroes” of elite Paralympic sport and the reality for millions of disabled people –...
 
   
Dreams of Tokyo 2020 glory for Paralympian boccia champion left in ruins by brutal care cuts – Ros Wynne Jones
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2017-07-20 kl. 21:33     820 words
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This week saw the heroes of the Paralympics return to the London stage for the World Para Athletics Championships, reminding the country of our extraordinary games in 2012.

Dreams of Tokyo 2020 glory for Paralympian boccia champion left in ruins by brutal care cuts – Ros Wynne Jones.... This week saw the heroes of the Paralympics return to the London stage for the World Para Athletics Championships, reminding the country of...

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U.S. Ambassador to speak at Paralympic Summit
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-07-20 kl. 21:19     50 words
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pU.S. AMBASSADOR to the Philippines Sung Kim will speak at the Baguio Paralympic Summit Philippines as a tool for developing an inclusive society.

U.S. Ambassador to speak at Paralympic Summit. pU.S.... AMBASSADOR to the Philippines Sung Kim will speak at the Baguio Paralympic Summit Philippines as a tool for developing an inclusive society./p pParticipants will include 100 sports officials, persons...
 
   
The Open 2017: R&A chief hits out at 'tired and outdated' BBC golf coverage as he defends Sky deal
 
 The Independent     2017-07-20 kl. 21:13     516 words
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Martin Slumbers has defended Sky's coverage of the sport despite a 75 per cent drop in viewing figures

They were up against the BBC's coverage of the Olympics and Paralympics, and also the Six Nations.
 
   
Invictus Games Flag Handover Ceremony commemorate the passing of athletic spirit from USA to Canada (copy)
 
 SoMdNews.com     2017-07-20 kl. 20:50     1242 words
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Ownership of the coveted Invictus Games flag officially transferred from Team USA to Team Canada during a special handover ceremony held at Fisher House at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda July 12.

Paralympics-style, multi-sport games were created by Prince Harry of Wales in September 2014 as a result of him visiting the Department of Defense’s 2013 Warrior Games in Colorado.

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MSU-linked crew is ‘Charged’ with new film
 
 Montana State University     2017-07-20 kl. 20:48     987 words
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-- By Carol Schmidt, MSU News Service A feature-length documentary about survival and perseverance that was produced by Montana State University film faculty and graduates will screen in Montana beginning this week.

In addition to running his business, Garcia is an inspirational speaker, mentor for disabled athletes and executive producer and host of “A Hungry Life,” an outdoor cooking series produced by Yeti Coolers.
 
   
Team Navy celebrates close of 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games
 
 The Dolphin     2017-07-20 kl. 20:46     471 words
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CHICAGO >> After all the fanfare, the crowds and the cameras, Team Navy joined their fellow competitors July 8 at a small event at Navy Pier in Chicago to celebrate the conclusion of the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games, hosted by the Navy.

The Warrior Games introduced wounded, ill, and injured service members and veterans to Paralympic-style sports.
 
   
Technogym Becomes 'Official Fitness Equipment Supplier' for USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center and USTA National Campus in Orlando
 
 Athletic Business     2017-07-20 kl. 20:40     680 words
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Source: Technogym N.Y., [July 25, 2017]  – Technogym, the leading producer of design and technology-driven wellness and fitness equipment,

In addition, it owns approximately 90 Pro Circuit events throughout the U.S. and selects the teams for the Davis Cup, Fed Cup, Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
U.S. Ambassador to speak at Paralympic Summit
 
 Sun Star Network     2017-07-20 kl. 20:39     230 words
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U.S. AMBASSADOR to the Philippines Sung Kim will speak at the Baguio Paralympic Summit Philippines as a tool for developing an inclusive society.

U.S. Ambassador to speak at Paralympic Summit.... U.S. AMBASSADOR to the Philippines Sung Kim will speak at the Baguio Paralympic Summit Philippines as a tool for developing an inclusive society.Participants will include 100 sports officials, persons with...

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Athletics Canada names future hosts of upcoming Canadian Championships
 
 Canadian Running     2017-07-20 kl. 20:22     577 words
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Runners pass the Rideau Canal as part of Ottawa Race Weekend. Photo: Alex Brault. Athletics Canada announced today the location of several upcoming major Canadian Championships, including some familiar places and big city road races.

Field Championships recently took place in Ottawa and will do so again in 2018, but will move to Montreal in 2019 for the World Trials and 2020 for the Olympic and Paralympic Trials.
 
   
Rai Commissions Trio of Originals from Stand by Me
 
 World Screen News     2017-07-20 kl. 20:12     487 words
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2 hours ago Top Stories Italian broadcaster Rai has picked up three original programs from Stand by Me, including I’ll See You in Court (Ci vediamo in tribunal).

The original six-episode talk show is hosted by Paralympic goal medalist Bebe Vio and focuses on extraordinary stories of young people who have achieved their goals by overcoming difficulties.
 
   
Behind the scenes at the World Para Athletics Games with Otto Bock
 
 Enable Magazine     2017-07-20 kl. 20:02     971 words
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It takes years of training and hard work for an athlete to make it at an event like the World Para Athletics Championships, taking place in London now – and a talented team working behind the scenes to help them on their journey.

Russell has worked with the company at events including the 2012 London Paralympic Games and the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games in 2014 plus both the Invictus Games in London and Orlando, and this is his third World Para Athletics.
 
   
IT Technology Specialist and CEO of ITS NYC, Michael Coopersmith, Signs Publishing Deal With TechnologyPress™ To Co-Author New Book, Sitting Duck
 
 Pettinga Financial Advisors     2017-07-20 kl. 19:50     618 words
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Michael Coopersmith will team up with other leading cyber security experts to release the new book, Sitting Duck, by TechnologyPress™.

They often run in support of Achilles International, in appreciation for all Achilles has done to support disabled athletes worldwide.

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British Cycling announces Great Britain Cycling Team for UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships
 
 PressReleasePoint     2017-07-20 kl. 19:49     600 words
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has confirmed the ten riders that will represent the Great Britain Cycling Team at the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

Collis-McCann took second place in the road race in Maniago after Peter Durst suffered a mechanical, before returning a week later at the second world cup of the season in Belgium to beat the Paralympic champion in a sprint finish.
 
   
Swimmer Lewis White triumphs in Berlin ahead of British Summer Championships
 
 Derby Telegraph     2017-07-20 kl. 19:38     797 words
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Lewis White is on a roll as he prepares for the British Summer Championships. He is one of nine City of Derby swimmers who will be competing at the championships, which will be staged at Ponds Forge in Sheffield between July 25-30.

And the 17-year-old from Swadlincote – a bronze medallist in the 400m freestyle at the 2016 Rio Paralympics – proved he is on course with a strong showing in the latest Para World Cup Series event, staged in Berlin.
 
   
US Gold Medalist Plays Wheelchair B-Ball In Israel
 
 The Times Of Israel     2017-07-20 kl. 19:21     163 words
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A moving encounter took place this week when 48 members of the US Maccabi Swim Team visited Tel Aviv’s Beit Halochem Rehabilitation Sports and Recreation Center and met with Zahal Disabled Veterans.

The visit ended when Hanoch Budin, Israel’s Paralympic Gold Medalist swimmer shared his inspiring personal story.
 
   
Gold Medalist Emong Returns Home
 
 ChimpReports     2017-07-20 kl. 19:17     187 words
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David Emong upon reaching Entebbe International airport Share Tweet Share Share Email David Emong received a heroic welcome as he returned to Uganda upon winning a gold medal.

He also won silver at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio which was Uganda’s first medal in the history of the games.

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Team USA Rallies For World Silver Medal In First Open Water Mixed 5K Relay
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-20 kl. 19:07     454 words
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, 11 a.m. (ET) (L-R) Jordan Wilimovsky, Brendan Casey, Ashley Twichell and Haley Anderson celebrate after placing second in the inaugural mixed gender 5-kilometer team relay at the FINA World Championships on July 20, 2017 in Lake Balaton, Hungary.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Azeem Amir joins ‘Inspire A Star’ to help reach international dream
 
 Rochdale Online     2017-07-20 kl. 18:59     666 words
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Blind footballer Azeem Amir has joined Inspire A Star to help him reach his international dream of playing for the England Blind Football team.

The talented youngster has ambitions of reaching Team GB in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
 
   
Good as gold! Sophie smashes world record
 
 Islington Tribune     2017-07-20 kl. 18:54     497 words
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Sophie Kamlish celebrating gold this week FORMER Fleet Primary School pupil Sophie Kamlish struck gold at the World Para-Athletics ­Champ­­ionships on Monday – smashing a world record in the process.

I’m so happy that I can finally change my twitter bio to say world champion!” Sophie captured the international title that she has been striving for in spectacular style, shaking off the disappointment of the Rio 2016 Paralympics where she broke
 
   
Extra: Dogwoof picks “Makala” from Gras; RAI greenlights Stand By Me series
 
 RealScreen Magazine     2017-07-20 kl. 18:52     528 words
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London-based distribution outfit Dogwoof has acquired the UK rights for director Emmanuel Gras’s Cannes Critics Week-premiering documentary Makala .

Finally, Life is Cool is an original talk show hosted by Beatrice Vio, an Italian wheelchair fencer and a gold-medallist at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.
 
   
What is he doing now? Boris Johnson shakes hands with robots in bizarre Japan trip
 
 Scottish Sunday Express     2017-07-20 kl. 18:37     447 words
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BORIS Johnson's official visit to Tokyo took a turn for the surreal after a series of bizarre pictures caught him shaking hands with a robot.

"As London Mayor I had the privilege and honour to see up close how dramatically the Olympic and Paralympic Games unified and lifted our great capital, and I am excited for the people of Tokyo that they will soon experience the magic that the

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London 2017 World Para Athletics Championships: Live results, schedule, athletes, TV and tickets
 
 London Evening Standard     2017-07-20 kl. 18:29     4392 words
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Richard Parry Thursday 20 July 2017 15:15 BST In Pictures | World Para Athletics Championships 2017

Getty Images Para Athletics has returned to the capital in its grandest form since the London 2012 Paralympics as the London Stadium plays host to the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships.... Having missed out on medals at two Paralympics, she won...
 
   
Daily sports wrap: KP wants to be a Protea
 
 Sport24.co.za     2017-07-20 kl. 18:28     369 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. PARALYMPIANS PUT SA ON THE MAP A trio of Paralympic medallists were in heat action for South Africa on day six of the IPC Athletics World Championships in London.... Double Rio Paralympic sprint gold medallist and already a gold medallist over 200m in...

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SPORTING LIFE: Wright makes history at Alabama
 
 Tuscaloosa News     2017-07-20 kl. 18:17     901 words
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By Linden native Will Wright entered Huntingdon College as a freshman intent on making a name for himself on the football field.

He will lead Alabama’s High Performance Sports for an Adaptive Athletics program that includes national and international champions and Paralympians.
 
   
Maria Lyle wins another World Championships medal
 
 East Lothian Courier     2017-07-20 kl. 18:11     177 words
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DUNBAR teenager Maria Lyle won a second bronze medal of the IPC World Para-Athletics Championships in London.  The 17-year-old, who has cerebral palsy, claimed her second third-place finish - this time in the T35 100m, a time of 14.

Her Australian rival Isis Holt took gold in a world record time of 13.43 seconds, while China's Xia Zhou took silver.  Speaking to  Courier Sport from London, the Paralympian revealed that she was unable to run until this week due to a leg
 
   
ISRAEL HOSTS 2017 MACCHABIAH GAMES
 
 The European Olympic Committees     2017-07-20 kl. 18:09     182 words
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The 20th Macchabiah Games Closing Ceremony, in Jerusalem’s Latrum on 7 July, bid farewell to all 10,000 participants at a ceremony for the 70 th

Athletes competed in 43 different sports in the categories of Youth, Open, Masters and Paralympics.
 
   
Uganda signs MOU with Japan to host athletes during 2020 Tokyo Olympics
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2017-07-20 kl. 18:02     126 words
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By SSEMAMBO EMMA: Uganda’s ministry of education and sports has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the government of Japan to host Uganda during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic games.

By SSEMAMBO EMMA: Uganda’s ministry of education and sports has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the government of Japan to host Uganda during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic games.Izumisano city Osaka will host the Uganda national...

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Weekend: Colombia National Day, a giants meeting and a look back at Barcelona ’92
 
 El Digital D Barcelona     2017-07-20 kl. 17:52     436 words
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Published on 20/07/2017 at 13:21 h. The end of July is in sight, with warm evenings, a sea breeze, cold drinks, and a summer weekend in the city which brings a variety of attractive activities.

The EFE news agency has organised an exhibition at the interchange in the Diagonal metro station, with 120 images from the Olympic Games and Paralympics.
 
   
WATCH: Mikey Brannigan Shows Major Kick At World Para Athletic Championships
 
 MileSplit United States     2017-07-20 kl. 17:42     201 words
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[embedded content] Mikey Brannigan , a 2015 graduate of Northport who now runs for NYAC , became the first American to follow up his Paralympic T-20 Title with a World Para Athletic Championship in the 1500m in London on Monday.

Mikey Brannigan , a 2015 graduate of Northport who now runs for NYAC , became the first American to follow up his Paralympic T-20 Title with a World Para Athletic Championship in the 1500m in London on Monday.  Brannigan showed undue restraint
 
   
25th Anniversary of Barcelona '92
 
 Barcelona Metropolitan     2017-07-20 kl. 17:41     192 words
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This summer marks the 25th anniversary of the Barcelona Olympics. The 1992 Games are considered a turning point in Barcelona’s global image.

Athletes who participated in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Games, representatives of civil society, and sportsmen and women, including basketball player Juan Antonio San Epifanio and the archer and Paralympic medalist Antonio Rebello, will be involved in
 
   
Dramatic rescue of kittens trapped in 24 tonne machine
 
 Amber Valley Info     2017-07-20 kl. 17:36     3426 words
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Search Amber Valley Info News Our 'News Search' facility is still in development, however we have a list of the last 100 articles published by Amber Valley Info so you can find the article you are looking for.

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

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Media Advisory - Minister Qualtrough to Make an Announcement Regarding Support for Future Olympic and Paralympic Athletes
 
 Canada NewsWire     2017-07-20 kl. 17:25     200 words
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The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, will make an announcement in support of next-generation Olympic and Paralympic athletes.

Media Advisory - Minister Qualtrough to Make an Announcement Regarding Support for Future Olympic and Paralympic Athletes.... The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, will make an announcement in support of next-generation Olympic and Paralympic...

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Media Advisory - Minister Qualtrough to Make an Announcement Regarding Support for Future Olympic and Paralympic Athletes
 
 Benzinga.com     2017-07-20 kl. 17:19     165 words
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The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, will make an announcement in support of next-generation Olympic and Paralympic athletes.

Media Advisory - Minister Qualtrough to Make an Announcement Regarding Support for Future Olympic and Paralympic Athletes.... The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, will make an announcement in support of next-generation Olympic and Paralympic...

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Southwest Florida tennis column: Ex-Naples resident Bjorn Fratangelo in Newport quarters
 
 Marco Eagle     2017-07-20 kl. 17:11     1626 words
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Bjorn Fratangelo of the United States, a former Barron Collier High School player, hits a forehand against Sam Querrey of the United States (not pictured) on day two of the Citi Open at Rock Creek Park Tennis Center.

The 2017 enshrinees are Belgium’s Kim Clijsters, popular American Andy Roddick, and Paralympian Monique Kalkman-van den Bosch.

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Home teams for Mexico City 2017 named
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-20 kl. 17:11     335 words
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Swimmers and powerlifters will represent hosts at home World Championships.

September-6 October, as announced by its National Paralympic Committee.... Four Paralympic champions will be jumping into the pool: two-time gold medallists Jose Castorena and Gustavo Sanchez , double Beijing 2008 champion Nely Miranda, three-time gold medallist Juan Reyes and four-time Paralympic...
 
   
Your school news: School drama, awards, sandcastle fun, Ofsted delight and more!
 
 Chronicle Live     2017-07-20 kl. 16:58     1984 words
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15:52, 20 JUL 2017 15:54, 20 JUL 2017 Below is a list of this week's Tyne & Wear school news written by you. To get your school event or story included, simply fill out the form below, which is also at www.chroniclelive.co.uk/schoolnews

The evening, organised by Gateshead School Partnership and supported by The Education Network, is part of an ongoing local legacy from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, adopting an award structure and format based on the seven Olympic &
 
   
07/20/17: ONE Championship looks to upgrade; CBS’s Crossfit workout; adidas holds a new court
 
 Cynopsis     2017-07-20 kl. 16:50     2215 words
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and this is your first early morning Sports briefing. Asia-based MMA staple ONE Championship locked in a “significant” equity investment led by Sequoia India and Mission Holdings, bringing its total capital raised to $100 million.

The ceremony will include Andy Roddick, Kim Clijsters and four-time Paralympic...
 
   
Kingston University student Sophie Kamlish sets new world record and wins gold medal at...
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-07-20 kl. 16:46     843 words
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Kingston University illustration and animation student and amputee sprinter Sophie Kamlish has spoken of her joy at becoming a world champion after winning Britain’s 11th gold medal at the World Para Athletics Championships in London.

Having previously broken the world record in the heats of the T44 100m in the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games in Rio – only to narrowly miss out on a medal in the final – the talented athlete spoke of the incredible moment she crossed the finish
 
   
ORGANISERS OF SUMMER OF WORLD ATHLETICS BECOME DISABILITY CONFIDENT LEADERS
 
 Sportsvibe.co.uk     2017-07-20 kl. 16:34     453 words
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Thursday 20th July The organisers of the World Para Athletics Championships and IAAF World Championships London 2017 have been awarded a prestigious accolade as Disability Confident Leaders among their workforce.

Organisers also developed training content in the most relevant formats and each volunteer undertook a Paralympic e-learning training course.

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Belfast wheelchair athlete secures Dale Farm bursary
 
 Belfast Live     2017-07-20 kl. 16:32     571 words
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Belfast wheelchair athlete Jack Agnew has secured the 2017 Dale Farm FutureStar Award, which is worth £5,000.

Belfast wheelchair athlete Jack Agnew has secured the 2017 Dale Farm FutureStar Award, which is worth £5,000.The award, which is in partnership with the Mary Peters Trust, was awarded to Agnew for his commitment and focus to the 2020 Paralympic
 
   
One Month to go! Calling all superheroes to Dorney Lake
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-07-20 kl. 16:31     344 words
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With just one month to go, the Superhero Series powered by npower is calling on the final participants to join nearly 2,000 others at Dorney Lake on 19 August.

Paralympian and Superhero Series founder Sophia Warner said: “This is the final call out for Superheroes all across the UK to sign up to the first gutsy Superhero Series dedicated to them!
 
   
An Update from the World of Paddlesports - Chris Stec
 
 SlideShare.net     2017-07-20 kl. 16:21     1078 words
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3 views Share Like Download Published on Jul 20, 2017 Chris Stec, COO, American Canoe Association ... Published in: Business Full Name Comment goes here.

Paralympic Paddlesports Partnership Opportunities 35.
 
   
Job vacancies at World Sailing - Membership Services Executive and Facilities Assistant
 
 Sailing.org     2017-07-20 kl. 16:15     374 words
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World Sailing, the world governing body for the sport, is currently advertising for a Membership Services Executive and a Facilities Assistant to be based at its new offices in London.

Background World Sailing is the world governing body for the sport of sailing, officially recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Sailing is responsible for: the promotion of the
 
   
Best Buy : California Blue Shirt Is in a Lane All His Own
 
 4 Traders     2017-07-20 kl. 16:08     468 words
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Boua XiongStaff Writer Before the sun rises over Chula Vista, California, Austin Pruitt has already completed 10 miles around the race track, maybe 20 if it's a good day. He's out of breath and drenched in sweat but still wears a smile.

Austin, who was born with cerebral palsy, is a Paralympic wheelchair racer with a bronze medal from the 2011 .... Not when the next big race will be the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
 
   
London 2017 co-chair makes claim for 2019 World Para Athletics Championships in England's capital
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-20 kl. 16:03     543 words
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London 2017 co-chairman Ed Warner is keen to see England’s capital host a second consecutive World Para Athletics Championships in 2019, claiming that it can be done "if everyone wants it to happen".

Outgoing International Paralympic Committee President Sir Philip Craven has said it is possible London could stage the 2019 World Championships.... "Looking at the Rio 2016 Paralympics, that was televised in 155 different countries and it’s more...

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Olympics: Japan stadium worker’s suicide was “death by overwork” say parents
 
 Sportskeeda.com     2017-07-20 kl. 16:03     437 words
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Cranes are seen at the construction site of New National Stadium for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan May 26, 2017.

Cranes are seen at the construction site of New National Stadium for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan May 26, 2017.REUTERS/Issei Kato By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) -

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Wheelchair tennis growing in Australia
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-20 kl. 16:02     389 words
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Participation levels soar following Rio 2016 success.

and abilities. 2016 Paralympian of the Year Alcott believes the programme will help boost numbers for the sport. “Coaches play a critical role in promoting wheelchair tennis in their local communities,” he said. “Tennis Australia is equipping coaches...
 
   
David Drahoninsky aims for perfection
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-20 kl. 16:02     382 words
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Rio 2016 silver medallist looking to hit a maximum score. After 14 years as a Para archer, David Drahoninsky is targeting a new challenge in his sporting career – a perfect score.

I need to be patient and keep my desire to shoot 720.” “I look forward to the racing atmosphere and my archery friends, even though they are also rivals.” Drahoninsky took a month off after September’s Rio 2016 Paralympic Games , where he
 
   
I get motivated by differently-abled athletes’ stories: Partyka
 
 The Hindu     2017-07-20 kl. 15:37     441 words
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Natalia Partyka, one of the most successful differently-abled paddlers, says she is as normal as anyone.

Partyka. Natalia Partyka, one of the most successful differently-abled paddlers, says she is as normal as anyone.Born without right hand, Partyka has taken part in five consecutive Paralympics from 2000 and won four gold medals in singles and has...
 
   
Meet Jack Eyers, the 'abled disabled' hunk who overcame confidence issues to be crowned Mr England
 
 Yahoo! Singpore She     2017-07-20 kl. 15:34     951 words
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A suited and booted Jack Eyers gets ready to wow the Mr England judges - PA The World Para Athletics Championships have been in full swing for a week now at the .

"The Paralympians weren't in the media much back then or the military heroes.

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#APCTop20 - No.13: Trischa Zorn wins last Paralympic medal
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-20 kl. 14:53     454 words
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Most decorated Para athlete ends career with 55th medal at Athens 2004.

#APCTop20 - No.13: Trischa Zorn wins last Paralympic medal.... Most decorated Para athlete ends career with 55th medal at Athens 2004.With a bronze medal at Athens 2004 , US swimmer Trischa Zorn crowned a glittering career which included 55 Paralympic...
 
   
Adecco pushes for diversity
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-20 kl. 14:53     509 words
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IPC partner brings athletes, employees and partners together for first Global Sports & Inclusion Day. The Adecco Group hosted its first Global Sports & Inclusion Day (GS&ID) on 18 July for employees, elite athletes, partners and clients.

The day was an opportunity to unite two of the Group’s global programmes – Win4Youth and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) & International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athlete Career Programmes (ACP).... Olympic and Paralympic athletes – including Swiss Olympic heptathlete Ellen Sprunger, Swiss Paralympic cyclist Armin Kohli, Swiss Paralympic...
 
   
Jonathan Mitchell set to take on the Tuscany to Monaco cycle challenge
 
 Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce     2017-07-20 kl. 14:49     175 words
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loading... 20 July Ex Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce President, Jonathan Mitchell, is preparing to take on the Tuscany to Monaco cycle challenge to raise money for Caudwell Children.

They also run our Enable Sport programme for talented disabled athletes and our Destination Dreams holiday for children fighting life-threatening conditions.
 
   
TENNIS: 'It's an honour to play at Wimbledon'
 
 This Is The West Country     2017-07-20 kl. 14:48     473 words
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CAMPAIGN: Lucy Shuker in action at Wimbledon.

As well as looking ahead to that Grand Slam event, Shuker has her sights set on the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games, having won women’s doubles bronze in 2012 and 2016. “I’ve committed to the programme with British Tennis,” she said. “I’d
 
   
Rio’s Olympic Park to Host Gracie Pro 2017 Jiu-Jitsu Event
 
 The Rio Times     2017-07-20 kl. 14:45     355 words
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-- By , Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This weekend, on Saturday, July 22nd and Sunday, July 23rd, the best jiu-jitsu fighters

The 2017 Gracie Pro will take place at Carioca Arena 1, the site of Rio 2016 Olympic basketball games and Paralympic wheelchair basketball games.
 
   
Elan Clos Stephens new BBC board Wales member after row
 
 BBC     2017-07-20 kl. 14:44     313 words
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20 July 2017 Wales' representative on the new BBC board has been announced four months late, after a row between UK and Welsh ministers over the appointment.

The board's non-executive directors include the Welsh Paralympian Lady Tanni Grey-Thompson and Cardiff University's professor of digital economy, Ian Hargreaves.

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