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Legendariske coachen blir assisterande förbundskapten - för kälkhockeylandslaget
 
 Hockeysverige     2017-07-21 kl. 15:16     155 words
 
Timo Lahtinen Foto: Bildbyrån Erik Vikström, så heter nya förbundskaptenen för Kälkhockeylandslaget. Vid sin sida får han ingen mindre än tidigare SM-guld coachen i Malmö och Södertälje; Timo Lahtinen.

Jag kände att här finns det en enorm kunskap, säger Erik Vikström som också berättar att målsättningen för Kälkhockeylandslaget kommande säsongen är att gå till Paralympics.Ronnie Rönnkvist.
 
   
OS-simmaren Karl Forsmans familj mitt i jordskalvet på Kos: "Golvet lyftes och kaklet rasade ned i badrummet"
 
 Östersunds-Posten Premium     2017-07-21 kl. 11:25     377 words
 
OS-medaljören Karl Forsman, 20, är i Kos för att träna simning. När han och familjen just hade checkat in och kom in i hotellrummet i natt slocknade ljuset och väggarna skakade till. "Overkligt.

Image-text: Karl Forsman med paralympiska guldet runt halsen hyllas av hemmaklubben i Östersund på Storsjöbadet i samband med träning.
 
   
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Disability coaching's Unsung heroes
 
 Business Ghana     2017-07-22 kl. 08:45     920 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.
 
   
Winter Olympics will be an icy tech paradise
 
 RTE Online     2017-07-22 kl. 08:42     980 words
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If you happen to find yourself lost in South Korea’s largest airport over the next few months, don’t worry.

Incheon International's cleaning robot The robots are being introduced as a trial ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics which will take place in the eastern alpine city of Pyeongchang in February and will be followed by the Winter Paralympics.
 
   
Pitcher earns third medal for New Zealand at Para Athletics World Champs
 
 New Zealand Herald     2017-07-22 kl. 08:16     557 words
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Auckland teenager Keegan Pitcher has won bronze for New Zealand at the Para Athletics World Champs in London.

His time of 55.23 is a New Zealand Para athletics record for his classification, bettering the time of 55.69 set by William Stedman at the Rio Paralympics in 2016.
 
   
Uganda: Emong Vows to Win More Gold Medals
 
 Africa-News.info     2017-07-22 kl. 07:51     219 words
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By 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
 
   
Speech by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin at the Team Singapore 29th SEA Games Flag Presentation
 
 Singapore National Olympic Council     2017-07-22 kl. 07:42     551 words
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SPEECH BY MR TAN CHUAN-JIN, MINISTER FOR SOCIAL AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT AND PRESIDENT, SINGAPORE NATIONAL OLYMPIC COUNCIL AT TEAM SINGAPORE 29TH SEA

Chiak, field hockey to ice hockey, the debutants to Olympic and Paralympic medallists –  Team Singapore is represented by the young and the masters, the unfledged and the experienced and in new sports such as cricket, indoor hockey and the
 
   
Al Hammadi wins fourth medal for UAE at World...
 
 Dotemirates.com     2017-07-22 kl. 07:08     289 words
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Mohammed Al Hammadi took second place in the wheelchair 200-metre T34 category to take his medal’s tally to three silver and a bronze in the four events he took part at the World Para Athletics Championship in London on Friday.

competition. Also read: Amith Passela: Al Hammadi vows to give all to Abdullah Hayayei's children “Walid was really outstanding in this championships,” said Al Hammadi who got the better of the Tunisian to win gold at the 2016 Rio Paralympics. “I’m...

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‘I will run faster than Usain Bolt’
 
 The Guardian Nigeria     2017-07-22 kl. 07:05     479 words
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Malone says he can run faster than Bolt Double Paralympic champion Liam Malone says he will use technology to run faster than Olympic legend Usain Bolt within the next three years.

Malone says he can run faster than Bolt 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

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Australia’s fastest Paralympian Evan O’Hanlon regains world championship crown
 
 Melbourne Age     2017-07-22 kl. 06:28     337 words
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Canberra sprinter Evan O'Hanlon has made a triumphant return to athletics by returning to his mantle as the world's fastest athlete with cerebral palsy.

Australia’s fastest Paralympian Evan O’Hanlon regains world championship crown.... Canberra sprinter Evan O'Hanlon has made a triumphant return to athletics by returning to his mantle as the world's fastest athlete with cerebral palsy.The Paralympic...

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Leading Lawyer To Take On Sponsored Dales Way Hike To Raise Funds For Promising Young Para Dressage Rider
 
 Irwin Mitchell     2017-07-22 kl. 06:02     580 words
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Irwin Mitchell’s Rachelle Mahapatra Hopes To Raise Funds To Help Izzy Palmer In Her Bid To Reach Tokyo 2020 One of the region’s leading clinical negligence lawyers is walking the Dales Way to fundraise for a teenage Paralympic hopeful from Leeds.

Irwin Mitchell’s Rachelle Mahapatra Hopes To Raise Funds To Help Izzy Palmer In Her Bid To Reach Tokyo 2020 One of the region’s leading clinical negligence lawyers is walking the Dales Way to fundraise for a teenage Paralympic hopeful from
 
   
Celebrities pitch in for Spaulding fundraiser
 
 Capecodtimes.com     2017-07-22 kl. 05:55     593 words
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HYANNIS — Jason Varitek is one of the only professional baseball players to win the College World Series, Cape League championship and the MLB World Series. Perhaps he can now add a Celebrity Softball Game victory to that resume.

Lee got the best of Varitek twice, but Boston Marathon survivor and left leg amputee Patrick Downes singled on the first pitch and came in to score on a knock by Chris Young, a four-time paralympic alpine skier, who played third base from his
 
   
Aussie sprinter O'Hanlon king of the world
 
 Special Broadcasting Service     2017-07-22 kl. 05:34     328 words
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Evan O'Hanlon has won gold in the 100m at the world para-athletics championships to reclaim the title of the fastest athlete with cerebral palsy.

The victory vaulted O'Hanlon alongside Paralympic great Neil Fuller as Australia's leading medallist at the world para-athletics championships, with 11.... Dual Paralympian Torita Blake, who carried a hamstring injury in the second half of the race, took...

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Karamjyoti wins bronze at World Para Athletics
 
 Times of India     2017-07-22 kl. 04:41     161 words
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NEW DELHI: India extended their medal tally to three during the World Para Athletics Championships 2017 with discus-thrower Karamjyoti Dalal claiming a Bronze medal. In the Women's F55 category, Dalal, at the last moment, managed a throw of 19.

Last year at the Rio Paralympics, Dalal didn't have the best of outings.

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Khairy challenges Chong Wei to nail the coveted world title
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-07-22 kl. 04:33     568 words
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KUALA LUMPUR: The time has come for Lee Chong Wei to deliver the goods at the World Badminton Championships in Glasgow, Scotland, from Aug 21-27.

Last weekend, Rio Paralympic gold medallists Ziyad Zolkefli and Abdul Latif Romly triumphed at the World Para Athletics Championships in London.... Ziyad broke his own world record with a throw of 17.29m en route to winning the men’s shot putt F20 (learning disability) on Saturday, erasing the previous world record mark of 16.84m he set in Rio Paralympics...
 
   
Close to 50 Surrey athletes, coaches aim for Canada Games glory
 
 Peace Arch News     2017-07-22 kl. 03:27     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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Hall of Fame Tennis Journal: Plenty of drama in doubles semifinal
 
 Providence Journal     2017-07-22 kl. 03:23     749 words
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Bill Koch Journal Sports Writer BillKoch25 NEWPORT — Most of the day’s drama at the Dell Technologies Hall of Fame Open was saved for the final match on Stadium Court.

Van den Bosch is a four-time Paralympic medalist while Flink is a noted tennis historian and journalist.
 
   
Alphanso Cunningham finishes 8th in men’s F53 Shot Put at Paralympic Games
 
 Irie FM     2017-07-22 kl. 03:16     214 words
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Alphanso Cunningham finishes 8th in men’s F53 Shot Put at Paralympic Games.... Alphanso Cunningham finishes 8th in men's F53 Shot Put at Paralympic Games -... 1-954-623-7216 | 1-876-974-5051 Email: customerservice@iriefm.net by Dwight Fraser July 21st, 2017 Jamaica’s Alphonso Cunningham finished outside the medal placing in the men’s Shot Put F53 event at the ongoing Paralympic...
 
   
Kadeena Cox surges to gold in T38 400m final despite hamstring niggle and still isn't content after falling short of her own world record
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-07-22 kl. 02:39     42 words
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Kadeena Cox stormed to gold in the T38 400m final at the World ParaAthletics Championships - but still wasn't content after missing out on a world record time. Cox last summer became the first British Paralympian to win gold in two different...

Cox last summer became the first British Paralympian to win gold in two different...
 
   
Big ZEE Entertainment Awards: Nominations list
 
 BizAsia     2017-07-22 kl. 02:28     1028 words
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As BizAsiaLive.com recently reported, voting for the Big ZEE Entertainment Awards is now open in a number of categories. We bring you the list of nominations below.

Thangavelu Mariyappan (Gold – Rio Paralympics) Television BIG Zee Most Entertaining Series TV – Fiction Naagin – Balaji Telefilms Yeh Hai Mohabbatein – Balaji Telefilms Beyhadh – Cinevistaas Limited Jamai Raja-
 
   
Khairy: Athletes’ achievements at world level a boost for Malaysia at SEA Games
 
 Malay Mail     2017-07-22 kl. 01:26     390 words
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Cheong Jun Hoong poses with the gold medal after winning the women's 10 metre platform event at the aquatics world championships in Budapest.

Then the nation rejoiced when Rio Paralympic gold medallists Ziyad and Abdul Latif triumphed within a space of 12 hours at the World Para Athletics Championships in London last weekend. “There could be another world champion crowned on Sunday
 
   
Special Olympics GB National Games
 
 The Easingwold Advertiser     2017-07-22 kl. 01:17     72 words
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The Special Olympics GB National Games will take place in Sheffield this year 7th – 12th August. Everyone knows about the Olympic Games. Most also know about the Paralympics for athletes with disabilities. But not everyone knows about Special Olympics.

Most also know about the Paralympics for athletes with disabilities.
 
   
Moroccan breaks own world record to defend 400m title at World Para Athletics Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-22 kl. 01:14     1353 words
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Morocco’s Mohamed Amguoun broke his own world record as he defended the men’s 400 metres T13 title at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships here. The 28-year-old crossed the line in 46.92sec to take 0.

The 28-year-old crossed the line in 46.92sec to take 0.23 seconds off that which he set on his way to claiming the Paralympic gold medal at Rio 2016.... Paralympic champion Peter Genyn of Belgium successfully defended his men’s 100m T51 title with a time...
 
   
Isiah Young Gives Usain Bolt All He Can Handle At Diamond League Monaco
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-22 kl. 01:04     583 words
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, 5:08 p.m. (ET) Isiah Young competes in the first round of the men's 200-meter at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Track and FIeld at Hayward Field on July 7, 2016 in Eugene, Ore. Isiah Young might have turned some heads on Friday.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Ex-London mayor Johnson gives Japan Olympics advice – New York Daily News
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2017-07-22 kl. 01:04     64 words
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Ex-London mayor Johnson gives Japan Olympics advice New York Daily News Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (L), flanked by Tokyo Governor

which will be recycled into medals for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics … and more » Article Provided By The post appeared first on Tokyo Daily News .
 
   
Ruzhdi Ruzhdi breaks world record, world champ again
 
 BNR     2017-07-22 kl. 00:50     238 words
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Bulgaria’s Olympic champion in the shot put discipline from the 2016 Paralympic games in Rio won the top prize at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, setting a new world record in the shot put – 12.47 m.

Bulgaria’s Olympic champion in the shot put discipline from the 2016 Paralympic games in Rio won the top prize at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, setting a new world record in the shot put – 12.47 m.Thus Bulgaria now has two
 
   
Sprinter celebrates world title like Incredible Hulk (video)
 
 NBC Olympics     2017-07-22 kl. 00:47     175 words
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Australian  Evan O’Hanlon ‘s jersey couldn’t contain his excitement after learning he won an IPC world 100m title in London on Friday. O’Hanlon and China’s  Hu Jianwen  crossed the finish line in a dead heat, both in 11.07 seconds.

When it was the five-time Paralympic champion O’Hanlon, the Australian reacted by ripping his jersey apart like the Incredible Hulk.
 
   
Kadeena Cox surges to gold in T38 400m final despite hamstring niggle and still isn't content after falling short of her own world record
 
 Daily Mail     2017-07-22 kl. 00:20     446 words
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Adam Crafton for MailOnline 23:09 BST, 21 July 2017

Cox last summer became the first British Paralympian to win gold in two different sports since 1984, as she topped the podium in the 400m on the track and then in the cycling time trial.

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Mohamed Al Hammadi keeps up vow to Abdullah Hayayei’s family with silver in 200m at the World Para Athletics Championships
 
 Sport 360     2017-07-22 kl. 00:18     159 words
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Mohamed Al Hammadi vowed to give the medals he has won at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships to deceased UAE teammate Abdullah Hayayei’s children.

UAE Paralympian Abdullah Hayayei dies in training incident at Lon...... UAE paralympian far from content.
 
   
Engaging Volunteers: Lessons from Real Life
 
 Sports Destination Management     2017-07-21 kl. 23:23     2012 words
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By: Mark Lucas How One Organization Found the Right Volunteers to Help Make Its Events a Success No matter whether they’re presented in a major stadium or in a school gymnasium, sports are engaging and fun.

And for several years now, we have used Lions volunteers to help set up prefabricated goalball courts (goalball being a Paralympic sport for the blind).
 
   
World Para-athletics Championships: Kadeena Cox wins Britain's 14th gold
 
 BBC     2017-07-21 kl. 23:09     528 words
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By Chris Osborne BBC Sport at London Stadium 21 Jul

Last summer, Kadeena Cox became the first Briton in 32 years to win golds in multiple sports at the same Paralympics Kadeena Cox won Britain's 14th gold medal at the World Para-athletics Championships in the women's T38 400m.

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Amritraj brothers upset with Chennai Open shift
 
 Chandigarh Tribune     2017-07-21 kl. 23:05     236 words
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BRIEFLY New delhi Shifting of India's only ATP event from Chennai to Pune has disappointed the Amritraj brothers, Vijay and Anand, who played a key role in bringing the event to the city.

this Saturday. Besides Clijsters and Roddick, four-time Paralympics wheelchair tennis medallist Monique Kalkman-van den Bosch, tennis historian and journalist Steve Flink and late tennis instructor Vic Braden will also be inducted.
 
   
Kadeena Cox sprints to resounding gold triumph in London
 
 The Courier     2017-07-21 kl. 22:57     212 words
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Press Association July 21 2017, 9.07pm Kadeena Cox stormed to victory in the women's T38 400 metres at the World Para Athletics Championships in London.

Press Association July 21 2017, 9.07pm Kadeena Cox stormed to victory in the women's T38 400 metres at the World Para Athletics Championships in London.The 26-year-old, the T38 400m Paralympic champion, won gold in one minute and 2.87 seconds –
 
   
London 2017: Walid Ktila speeds to fourth world title
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-21 kl. 22:56     57 words
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The Tunisian T34 racer wins four gold medals for the second successive World Para Athletics Championships. 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.
 
   
Kadeena Cox overcomes injury to claim gold at World Para Athletics Championships
 
 Northamptonshire Telegraph     2017-07-21 kl. 22:49     478 words
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Kadeena Cox overcame injury to storm to victory in the women’s T38 400m at the World Para Athletics Championships in London. The 26-year-old, the T38 400m Paralympic champion, won gold in one minute and 2.

The 26-year-old, the T38 400m Paralympic champion, won gold in one minute and 2.87 seconds – just under six seconds ahead of Japan’s Yuka Takamatsu – on Friday.... I’ve got MS so the fatigue builds up but the team are amazing. oEmbed -- “They’ll get me back and glue me back together where needed and hopefully I’ll be out on Saturday fighting fit.” But it was heartbreak for Paralympic...

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Rural town has right stuff to attract cyclis...
 
 The Japan News     2017-07-21 kl. 22:48     844 words
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By Koichiro Tateyama / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer MASUDA, Shimane — About 50 road bikers zipped through lush greenery alive with chirping skylarks in a rural part of Masuda, Shimane Prefecture.

The municipal government made a bid in March last year to host the camp for cyclists during the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Soldier brings home gold, encouragement from DoD Warrior Games
 
 Foreign Affairs.co.nz     2017-07-21 kl. 22:41     564 words
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MIL OSI USA – Source: United States Army Headline: 1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army veteran Randi Hobson, from Oklahoma City, Okla.

The DoD Warrior Games are an annual event allowing wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans in Paralympic-style sports including archery, cycling, field, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and wheelchair basketball.
 
   
Master Sgt. Jovan Bowser: Representation for all
 
 Foreign Affairs.co.nz     2017-07-21 kl. 22:41     504 words
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MIL OSI USA – Source: United States Army Headline: 1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Army Master Sgt. Jovan Bowser throws discus in the 2017 Dept. of Defense Warrior Games in Chicago July 5, 2017.

Jovan Bowser throws discus in the 2017 Dept. of Defense Warrior Games in Chicago July 5, 2017.The DOD Warrior Games is an annual event allowing wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans to compete in Paralympic-style sports.
 
   
(Reuters) Athletics: Bolt breaks 10 seconds for first time this season in Monaco win
 
 Newsoneplace.com     2017-07-21 kl. 22:32     346 words
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Athletics: Bolt breaks 10 seconds for first time this season in Monaco win   Reuters  -   20:12 PM GMT July 21, 2017 MONACO (Reuters) -

4K UHD ... World News   - 12:08 PM GMT July 21, 2017 ? Double Paralympic champion Malone vows to run faster than Bolt World News   -... 23:41 PM GMT July 20, 2017 ? I'll run faster than Bolt, says Paralympian Malone BBC News   -
 
   
Arsenal v Chelsea pre-season friendly, July 22 2017: Team news, what time is kick-off and what channel is it on?
 
 TalkSPORT     2017-07-21 kl. 22:27     408 words
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Arsenal and Chelsea will meet on Saturday [July 22] as part of their preparations for the new Premier League season.

Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing, China, most famous for hosting the 2008 Olympic and Paralympic games.

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Local students attend National Electric Cooperative Youth Tour
 
 Easton Star-Democrat     2017-07-21 kl. 22:11     457 words
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DENTON — Five students from the Eastern Shore enjoyed an all expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. from June 11 to 15 as part of the 52nd annual National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s Youth Tour.

This year’s agenda included Mike Schlappi, a four-time Paralympic medalist and two-time world wheelchair basketball champion.
 
   
Hall of Famer Roddick asked more about '09 loss than '03 win
 
 Daily Mail     2017-07-21 kl. 22:03     1111 words
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Associated Press 20:54 BST, 21 July 2017 More people want to ask Andy Roddick about a Grand Slam final he lost more than the one he won.

Monique Kalkman-van den Bosch, a four-time Paralympic medalist in wheelchair tennis; journalist and historian Steve Flink; and tennis instructor Vic Braden.

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Hall of Famer Roddick asked more about '09 loss than '03 win
 
 WDAM-TV     2017-07-21 kl. 22:00     826 words
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More people want to ask Andy Roddick about a Grand Slam final he lost more than the one he won.

Monique Kalkman-van den Bosch, a four-time Paralympic medalist in wheelchair tennis; journalist and historian Steve Flink; and tennis instructor Vic Braden.

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Kiwi Pitcher wins para athletics bronze (NZ Newswire)
 
 Yahoo! News Australia     2017-07-21 kl. 21:58     155 words
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, 5:50 am New Zealand's Keegan Pitcher has won the first international medal of his para athletics career, powering to a world championships 400m bronze in London. Pitcher, 19, produced a personal best time of 55.

Compatriot William Stedman, the 17-year-old Paralympic 400m bronze medallist at Rio, placed sixth in 56.88sec.
 
   
Hall of Famer Roddick asked more about ’09 loss than ’03 win
 
 Federal News Radio 1500 AM     2017-07-21 kl. 21:55     860 words
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More people want to ask Andy Roddick about a Grand Slam final he lost more than the one he won.

Monique Kalkman-van den Bosch, a four-time Paralympic medalist in wheelchair tennis; journalist and historian Steve Flink; and tennis instructor Vic Braden.

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Cox wins 14th gold for GB in London
 
 BBC     2017-07-21 kl. 21:49     110 words
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Last summer, Kadeena Cox became the first British Paralympian in 32 years to win golds in multiple sports at the same Games Paralympic champion

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Consultant takes on ride
 
 Chichester Post     2017-07-21 kl. 21:43     309 words
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A CONSULTANT is putting his pedal power to good use by taking part in a 100 mile bike ride.

The event, which takes place on Sunday, July 30, celebrates the legacy for cycling created by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
2017-18 U.S. Natl Sled Team Roster Unveiled
 
 USA Hockey     2017-07-21 kl. 21:19     473 words
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Nine forwards return from the 2016-17 U.S. National Sled Hockey Team, including a pair of players who established new U.S. world championship records. Declan Farmer (Tampa, Fla.), named to his fifth national team, set U.S.

Paralympic Sled Hockey Team while Page skated on both the 2010 and 2014 gold medal-winning U.S.... Paralympic Sled Hockey Teams.... Paralympic Sled Hockey Team, previously skated four seasons with Team USA from 2011-14, while Misiewicz returns for a third...

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Oscar Pistorius, South African Paralympic Gold Medalist, Hanging Himself In Prison Is A Death Hoax
 
 Business 2 Community     2017-07-21 kl. 21:19     435 words
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Oscar Pistorius reportedly hanging himself in his prison cell is a celebrity death hoax. There is no truth to a report claiming that the South African Paralympic gold medalist and convicted murderer hung himself in his prison cell.

Oscar Pistorius, South African Paralympic Gold Medalist, Hanging Himself In Prison Is A Death Hoax.... There is no truth to a report claiming that the South African Paralympic gold medalist and convicted murderer hung himself in his prison cell.There is...
 
   
Adecco pushes for diversity
 
 Diversity in the Workplace     2017-07-21 kl. 21:18     494 words
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Home » Headline Posted on July 21, 2017 – 12:19 pm No Comment | 26 views The Adecco Group hosted its first Global Sports & Inclusion Day (GS&ID) 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).... If we focus on what people can do, not what they can’t, and are creative about adapting jobs to accommodate differences, our organisations will move faster.” Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Nigerian shot put champion misses World Para Athletics Championships
 
 Tanzania Today     2017-07-21 kl. 21:14     26 words
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Paralympic shot put champion Lauritta Onye blames the Nigerian government for a lack of funding after she misses the World Para Athletics Championships in London.

Paralympic shot put champion Lauritta Onye blames the Nigerian government for a lack of funding after she misses the World Para Athletics Championships in London.BBC.

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Family blame overwork for suicide of Tokyo Olympic Stadium worker
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-21 kl. 21:02     379 words
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A 23-year-old construction worker at Tokyo’s Olympic stadium committed suicide earlier this year due to “overwork”, his family have claimed.

the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, in the month before his body was found in April.

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Who is Anthony Scaramucci?
 
 Investopedia     2017-07-21 kl. 20:54     690 words
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In January 2017, Anthony Scaramucci agreed to sell his 45 percent stake in the hedge fund SkyBridge Capital in preparation for a role as chief liaison in the White House for state and local governments as well as domestic and foreign businesses.

Other positions that he has served in include the vice chairmanship of the Kennedy Center Corporate Fund Board and as trustee of the United States Olympic & Paralympic Foundation.
 
   
Federal government extends funding for Olympic, Paralympic athletes
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-07-21 kl. 20:49     31 words
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The federal government announced a $5-million annual funding commitment on Friday to support Canada's "next generation" athletes, putting a dollar figure on a promise made in the 2015 budget.

Federal government extends funding for Olympic, Paralympic athletes.

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Canada wraps up Maccabiah games with 50 medals
 
 Canadian Jewish News     2017-07-21 kl. 20:41     1234 words
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Liberal MP Anthony Housefather, left, shows off his medal with other medal winners at the 2017 Maccabiah Games in Israel. COURTESY MACCABI CANADA Who says the only ice Israelis are familiar with is the kind that comes in a glass?

Rio Paralympics in 2016; and Ori Sasson, an Israeli judoka who also won a bronze in Rio.
 
   
Sun shines on the first county-wide Para Games
 
 Alton Post Gazette     2017-07-21 kl. 20:30     376 words
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Tuesday, 18 July 2017By Surrey and Hants News in Youth Sport

The event, which was previously known as the Waverley Para Games, took place at The Charterhouse Club in Godalming, and was also attended by Games Ambassador, Paralympian Rachel Morris MBE.... The Waverley Para Games then became our South West Surrey Olympic legacy, with strong support from Rachel Morris, our local Paralympic...

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Sarawak as destination for foreign athletes to train and compete
 
 Borneo Post Online     2017-07-21 kl. 20:28     476 words
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Snowdan (left) with Ong and Subramaniam (centre) visit the stadium of the ongoing World Para Athletics Championships in London.

He is accompanied by Sarawak Sports Corporation chief executive officer Dr Ong Kong Swee and Paralympic Council of Malaysia vice president First Admiral Dato Subramaniam Raman....facility. Meanwhile, Ong revealed that the group from Sarawak are on a working visit to look into the aspects of preparation and hosting of World Paralympic events and get first-hand information and feedback by the organisers of the 2017 World Paralympic...
 
   
US ambassador to speak at Paralympic Summit
 
 Big News Network     2017-07-21 kl. 20:28     31 words
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BAGUIO. Para Archer Agustina Bantilloc continuously practice at the Baguio Athletic Bowl archery range hoping to be included in the next Asean Para Games later this year.

US ambassador to speak at Paralympic Summit.
 
   
Sleeping with Sirens Tour to Stop in Boulder This September
 
 Broadway World     2017-07-21 kl. 20:25     633 words
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Sleeping with Sirens have announced their fall underplay tour, stopping on September 5, 2017 at the Fox Theatre in Boulder, Colo. For tickets, click here .

The first single, "Legends" has been named the official song of Team USA for Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.
 
   
UAE's Alhammadi to give World Para Athletics Championship medals to late team-mate's children
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-21 kl. 20:23     369 words
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The United Arab Emirates’ Mohamed Alhammadi has pledged to present all his medals from the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships to the children of team-mate Abdullah Hayayei, who died last week while preparing for the event here.

International Paralympic Committee President Sir Philip Craven revealed that he will be visiting Hayayei’s family on the occasion of the body's General Assembly in UAE's capital Abu Dhabi in early September.

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Tour de France à la Voile Act 6 Day 1 - Outgunned in Roses
 
 YachtsandYachting.com     2017-07-21 kl. 20:18     877 words
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by Andi Robertson today at 7:13 pm 21-22 July 2017

Double Paralympic medallist Damien Seguin, Damien Iehl and Benjamin Amiot on Fondation FDJ Des Pieds et Des Mains seized their opportunity in the thrilling final metres to the finish line, eased past Lorina Limonade Golfe du Morbihan to steal

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Inspirational paralympian honoured by University of Cumbria
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-07-21 kl. 20:11     99 words
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Inspirational paralympian Karen Darke has been made an honorary fellow of the University of Cumbria. The wheelchair athlete was honored for her sporting success at a graduation ceremony in Carlisle Cathedral.

Inspirational paralympian honoured by University of Cumbria.... Inspirational paralympian Karen Darke has been made an honorary fellow of the University of Cumbria.
 
   
Elections 2017: ANDA official calls for large voter turnout
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-07-21 kl. 19:57     137 words
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Luanda - The chairperson of National Association of Disabled People of Angola (ANDA), Silva Lopes Etiambulo, Friday in Luanda called on high voter turnout in upcoming elections to choose the country's future president.

a meeting with members of the association held at the Angolan Paralympic Committee in the “ Cidadela” Stadium.
 
   
Federal Judge Rejects ETHS Athlete's Requests For Disability Accommodations
 
 Des Plaines Patch     2017-07-21 kl. 19:55     509 words
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EVANSTON, IL — Lawyers representing a Evanston Township High School student with cerebral palsy are appealing a decision by a Chicago federal judge to throw out a lawsuit seeking changes state track and field competition to accommodate his disability.

Paralympic Trials and may well compete internationally in the future.... But despite being one of the top disabled runners in the state, he cannot compete in IHSA state finals because there is no division for disabled athletes who do not use a...

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For Juniors, SummerSpiel Is All About Curling, Competition and Camaraderie
 
 Falmouth Enterprise     2017-07-21 kl. 19:55     982 words
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Elite curlers travel a long way to play in the annual SummerSpiel at the Cape Cod Curling Club.

She hopes to represent her country in the 2018 PyeongChang (South Korea) Paralympic Games in March.
 
   
News from around the World (JULY 20, 2017)
 
 Running Network     2017-07-21 kl. 19:54     1721 words
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Bolt´s farewell one day meeting, Van Niekerk for Johnson´s meet record - MONACO (MON): It will be a special celebration of 30 years of EBS Herculis

DELHI (IND): India is considering bidding for the 2032 Olympics and Paralympics, according to insidethegames website.

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Paralympic champion 'boiling with anger'
 
 BBC     2017-07-21 kl. 19:48     50 words
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Paralympic shot put champion Lauritta Onye blames the Nigerian government for a lack of funding after missing the chance to defend her title at the World Para Athletics Championships in London.

Paralympic champion 'boiling with anger'.... Paralympic shot put champion Lauritta Onye blames the Nigerian government for a lack of funding after missing the chance to defend her title at the World Para Athletics Championships in London.She says she is...

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Royal Mail celebrates British architecture
 
 Barbour Product Search     2017-07-21 kl. 19:22     847 words
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On 14th July the Royal Mail released a Special Stamp set to celebrate what they are calling, the renaissance of contemporary architecture in the UK. The series contains 10 different stamps that commemorate 10 difference British Landmark buildings.

Architect Dame Zaha Hadid designed the building for the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Investing in the Next Generation of Olympic and Paralympic Athletes
 
 NewsR.in     2017-07-21 kl. 19:04     30 words
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: Ensuring that Canadian athletes have the support they need, to continue to push for the podium today and in the future, is an important focus for the Government of Canada.

Investing in the Next Generation of Olympic and Paralympic Athletes. :
 
   
Wilson Agbesi: Nana Akuffo Addo must set up disability sports fund.
 
 GhanaGuardian.com     2017-07-21 kl. 18:49     169 words
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The general secretary of Ghana wheelchair basketball federation(GWBF) and Treasure of the national paralympics committee (NPC) has appealed to Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo Addo to set up disability sports fund.

Wilson Agbesi: Nana Akuffo Addo must set up disability sports fund.The general secretary of Ghana wheelchair basketball federation(GWBF) and Treasure of the national paralympics committee (NPC) has appealed to Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Danquah...
 
   
Denby woman appointed watchdog for MPs’ conduct
 
 Amber Valley Info     2017-07-21 kl. 18:48     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
 
   
Orbital Release Free Track Copenhagen
 
 Stereoboard.com     2017-07-21 kl. 18:42     495 words
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Written by Jon Stickler Orbital have released a new track, Copenhagen. The new recording features a vocal sample from Lisa Knapp and marks the reunited dance duo's first release since 2012's ‘Wonky'.

With Stephen Hawking At Paralympic Opening Ceremony Thu 30 Aug 2012 In front of the 80,000-strong audience at last night’s London 2012 Paralympic opening ceremony Orbital were joined live onstage by none other than Britain’s most eminent living
 
   
Next Gen Initiative to power aspiring Olympians for future success
 
 Worldnews EasyBranches     2017-07-21 kl. 18:33     770 words
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It takes all three for athletes to develop into Olympians. And now many of Canada’s most talented up-and-comers will be able to more fully dedicate themselves to training and receive high-performance coaching thanks to new funding.

athletes competing in both Olympic and Paralympic sports will also have improved access to sport science and medicine as well as enhance their daily training environments.
 
   
ATR First: Deodoro Still Months From Reopening
 
 Around The Rings     2017-07-21 kl. 18:24     114 words
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(ATR) Rio City Hall is aiming to open Deodoro Park to public in September, and Future Arena legacy is in doubt. 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) RECENT ARTICLES 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup Heads to the Dallas and Los Angeles Metropolitan Areas for Semifinals Weekend (07/21/17) London 2017:

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Olympic legacy
 
 Essential Surrey     2017-07-21 kl. 18:20     117 words
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Having retired from elite sport in 2013, Paralympian Sophia Warner wanted to make sport more readily accessible to the disabled and so she created the Superhero Series; choosing Dorney lake as the venue for the UK’s first disability sport series.

Olympic legacy. Having retired from elite sport in 2013, Paralympian Sophia Warner wanted to make sport more readily accessible to the disabled and so she created the Superhero Series; choosing Dorney lake as the venue for the UK’s first disability...
 
   
Germany issues Turkey travel warning as Merkel escalates tensions
 
 TravelWireNews     2017-07-21 kl. 18:10     3823 words
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1/97 21 July 2017 Palestinians react following tear gas that was shot by Israeli forces after Friday prayer on a street outside Jerusalem’s Old

variety of sporting events for the public across the city during two days as the city bids to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Reuters 62/97 23 June 2017 Debris and smoke are seen after an OV-10 Bronco aircraft released a bomb, during an
 
   
U.S. Olympic Committee Celebrates 24th Anniversary Of FLAME Program
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-21 kl. 18:01     650 words
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, 11 a.m. (ET) The FLAME Program is an annual growth opportunity for students of color. Pictured here is the class of 2016. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.

FLAME is designed to inspire undergraduate and graduate students of color to pursue careers within the Olympic and Paralympic movements.... Olympic and Paralympic athletes, USOC and National Governing Body leaders, and others who have achieved success in...

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Speech: Foreign Secretary holds press conference in Tokyo, Japan
 
 Government UK     2017-07-21 kl. 17:50     695 words
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Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson & Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida UK and Japan press conference Thank you very much, Fumio. I’m actually absolutely delighted to be back here in Japan and thank you for the warm welcome that you have given us.

And I’m delighted that Britain is going to be using our expertise in hosting London 2012 to help ensure Japan Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games are just as successful, as I’m sure indeed that they will be.

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Who is Jonnie Peacock? Double Paralympic gold medallist and guest on Channel 4’s The Last Leg
 
 Irish Sun     2017-07-21 kl. 17:50     181 words
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Peacock sprinted to gold at both the 2012 and 2016 Paralympics SPRINT star Jonnie Peacock won gold in both the 2012 and 2016 Paralympics. He was appointed MBE in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to athletics. What is Jonnie Peacock’s background?

Double Paralympic gold medallist and guest on Channel 4’s The Last Leg.... Peacock sprinted to gold at both the 2012 and 2016 Paralympics SPRINT star Jonnie Peacock won gold in both the 2012 and 2016 Paralympics.... Incredibly, the Cambridge runner then defended his Olympic crown by winning the 100m at the 2016 Rio Paralympics...
 
   
Beep Beep! Toronto Blind Jays hit the road for Beep Baseball World Series
 
 680 News     2017-07-21 kl. 17:47     942 words
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TORONTO – With the crack of the bat, an umpire’s call and the hustle and bustle on the basepaths, baseball boasts a soundtrack all its own. At a Toronto Blind Jays practice, the collection of sounds also includes a beeping ball and buzzing bases.

Orgeles, 27, who competed at the Paralympics in goalball, found the transition to beep baseball was a smooth one. “We’re all a very active group and we decided we really want to try this,” she said.

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Ottawa lengthens funding for next generation of Olympic athletes – The Globe and Mail
 
 News Informer.info     2017-07-21 kl. 17:42     94 words
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The Globe and MailOttawa lengthens funding for next generation of Olympic athletesThe Globe and MailThe federal government has extended its financial commitment to athletes who are expected to reach their peak performances in 2022 and beyond.

$5-million per year earmarked specifically for athletes known as “NextGen” is no longer limited to the …Investing in the Next Generation of Olympic and Paralympic AthletesCanada NewsWire (press release)all 3 news articles Read more here::
 
   
Canada announces additional $5M in annual funding for athletes – CBC.ca
 
 News Informer.info     2017-07-21 kl. 17:42     69 words
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CBC.caCanada announces additional $5M in annual funding for athletesCBC.

CBC.caCanada announces additional $5M in annual funding for athletesCBC.caCanada is putting an additional $5 million a year toward providing aspiring Olympic and Paralympic athletes with financial support, as well as access to quality coaching and
 
   
Kim Clijsters, Andy Roddick to be inducted into Hall of Fame – India Today
 
 News Informer.info     2017-07-21 kl. 17:33     85 words
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India TodayKim Clijsters, Andy Roddick to be inducted into Hall of FameIndia TodayBesides Clijsters and Roddick, four-time Paralympic wheelchair

India TodayKim Clijsters, Andy Roddick to be inducted into Hall of FameIndia TodayBesides Clijsters and Roddick, four-time Paralympic wheelchair. ...tennis medalist Monique Kalkman-van den Bosch of Dutch, tennis historian and journalist Steve Flink
 
   
Paralympian thanks Jesus, prays with fellow athletes after race
 
 Christian Institute     2017-07-21 kl. 17:27     265 words
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A Paralympic runner knelt and prayed with his fellow athletes following a race at the World Para Athletics Championships yesterday.

Paralympian thanks Jesus, prays with fellow athletes after race.... A Paralympic runner knelt and prayed with his fellow athletes following a race at the World Para Athletics Championships yesterday.South African sprinter Charl du Toit, who finished...
 
   
Beep Beep! Toronto Blind Jays hit the road for Beep Baseball World Series
 
 Yahoo! Canada     2017-07-21 kl. 17:19     699 words
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TORONTO — With the crack of the bat, an umpire's call and the hustle and bustle on the basepaths, baseball boasts a soundtrack all its own. At a Toronto Blind Jays practice, the collection of sounds also includes a beeping ball and buzzing bases.

Orgeles, 27, who competed at the Paralympics in goalball, found the transition to beep baseball was a smooth one.

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Investing in the Next Generation of Olympic and Paralympic Athletes
 
 WTOL-TV     2017-07-21 kl. 17:05     682 words
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SOURCE Canadian Heritage The Government of Canada TORONTO Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, announced funding for the next generation of Olympic and Paralympic athletes.

Investing in the Next Generation of Olympic and Paralympic Athletes.... SOURCE Canadian Heritage The Government of Canada TORONTO Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, announced funding for the next generation of Olympic and Paralympic...

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Investing in the Next Generation of Olympic and Paralympic Athletes
 
 KTVN     2017-07-21 kl. 17:04     1004 words
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Investing in the Next Generation of Olympic and Paralympic Athletes....suspports the next generation of Canadian Olympic and Paralympic athletes TORONTO, July 21, 2017 /CNW/ -... Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, announced funding for the next generation of Olympic and Paralympic...

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Mayor Believes City Council Won’t Approve Calgary 2026 Olympic Bid Monday
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-07-21 kl. 17:04     716 words
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Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi believes his City Council is not yet ready to approve the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid.

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi believes his City Council is not yet ready to approve the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid. Speaking in advance of the publishing of a 5,400 page report by the Calgary Bid Exploration Committee (CBEC) on Monday, the
 
   
Tax policies released for 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics
 
 Foreign Affairs.co.nz     2017-07-21 kl. 17:04     295 words
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MIL OSI China – Source: – Culture Headline: Tax policies for the 2022 Beijing Olympic Winter Games were announced on July 17.

Tax policies for the 2022 Beijing Olympic Winter Games were announced on July 17.Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Chinese Olympic Committee, the International Paralympic

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Daniel Etchells: Weighing up the pros and cons for making London the permanent home of the World Para Athletics Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-21 kl. 16:57     1183 words
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Competition is still ongoing at the 2017 World Para Athletic Championships here in London, but talk over where the next edition of the biennial event will be held and whether it could even return to England’s capital in two years’ time has already begun.

While the 56,000-capacity Olympic Stadium may have looked sparse at times, this year’s World Championships will go down as the best attended outside of a Paralympic Games.... Add to that the exceptional facilities and world-class venue, it is little wonder that so many athletes, including the likes of the world’s fastest Paralympian...
 
   
Singapore Coffee Festival countdown: 11 people you need to meet there
 
 Straits Times     2017-07-21 kl. 16:53     532 words
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Coffee is not the only draw at the upcoming Singapore Coffee Festival 2017, which runs from Aug 3 to 6 at the Marina Bay Cruise Centre. There will be personalities aplenty, from industry bigwigs to The Straits Times' very own star journalists.

1. Yip Pin Xiu The Paralympic champion will be doing a storytelling session and meet-and-greet for her new book, Mermaid Who Became a Champion, with ST assistant sports editor Rohit Brijnath.
 
   
Federal government lengthens funding for next Olympics, Paralympians
 
 Sportsnet.ca     2017-07-21 kl. 16:32     270 words
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Federal government lengthens funding for next Olympics, Paralympians.
 
   
Nielsen Sports to support IPC ahead of Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-07-21 kl. 16:30     314 words
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Nielsen Sports , the global leader in insights, analytics and consulting solutions in sport and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have announced an extension of their relationship running up to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

Nielsen Sports to support IPC ahead of Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.... Nielsen Sports , the global leader in insights, analytics and consulting solutions in sport and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have announced an extension of their relationship running up to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic...
 
   
Federal government extends NextGen funding
 
 New Hamburg Independent     2017-07-21 kl. 16:27     9 words
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Federal government lengthens funding for next generation Olympics,

Federal government lengthens funding for next generation Olympics,...Paralympians.

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Canada announces additional $5M in annual funding for athletes
 
 CBC     2017-07-21 kl. 16:27     500 words
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Aimed at providing financial support for competitors in Olympic and Paralympic sports Canada is putting an additional $5 million a year toward

Aimed at providing financial support for competitors in Olympic and Paralympic sports Canada is putting an additional $5 million a year toward. ...providing aspiring Olympic and Paralympic athletes with financial support, as well as access to

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The Next Generation of Olympic and Paralympic Athletes — Backgrounder
 
 Government of Canada     2017-07-21 kl. 16:23     335 words
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Through Budget 2015, the Government of Canada committed to an investment in the next generation of Olympic and Paralympic athletes, to be matched by the private sector.

The Next Generation of Olympic and Paralympic Athletes — Backgrounder.... Through Budget 2015, the Government of Canada committed to an investment in the next generation of Olympic and Paralympic athletes, to be matched by the private sector.It is a...

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Federal government lengthens funding for next generation Olympics, Paralympians
 
 CFJC Today     2017-07-21 kl. 16:19     304 words
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TORONTO — The federal government has extended its financial commitment to athletes who are expected to reach their peak performances in 2022 and beyond.

Federal government lengthens funding for next generation Olympics, Paralympians.... The federal government money came on the condition that Own The Podium, the Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee collectively match the $5 million...

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Disability Sport Can Help Combat Negative Attitudes
 
 The Huffington Post     2017-07-21 kl. 16:00     704 words
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21/07/2017 14:32 Sascha Kindred I can't really describe the feeling when I'm competing for my country - it's like nothing else.

Attitudes towards disabled people have changed dramatically since those days, and I think that's partly to do public-facing events, like the much-publicised London Paralympics of 2012 and then Rio last year.... Sporting events like the World Para Athletics and Paralympics...

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Men’s 100m T37 | Round 1 Heat 2 | London 2017 World Para Athletics Championships
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-21 kl. 15:54     122 words
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Mostafa Fathalla MOHAMED, Egypt Mateus EVANGELISTA CARDOSO, Brazil Ruhan VAN ROOYEN, South Africa Vladyslav ZAHREBELNYI, Ukraine Mateusz OWCZAREK,

Championships, please visit www.worldparaathletics.org/London2017 Results will be available here: http://www.paralympic.org/london-2017/schedule Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ParaAthletics and follow us on Twitter

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Simmonds returning to full-time training
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-07-21 kl. 15:49     19 words
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Five-time Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds will return to full-time training next month – after admitting she considered retiring.

Five-time Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds will return to full-time training next month – after admitting she considered retiring.
 
   
Simmonds considered retirement
 
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The 22-year-old Paralympian will return to full-time training next month.

The 22-year-old Paralympian will return to full-time training next month.
 
   
Who is Alex Brooker? The Last Leg host, TV presenter and comedian
 
 Irish Sun     2017-07-21 kl. 15:45     299 words
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The presenter is appearing in Channel 4's The Crystal Maze celebrity special ALEX Brooker is a comedian, popular TV presenter and the host of Channel 4 hit The Last Leg.

The original series, broadcast during the 2012 Paralympics, was a look back at each day’s events during the competition, as well as a look at the news that week.... Following on from the Paralympics, the series became a weekly show that looked at the events in the news that week, as well as covering Paralympic...