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Mot EM med en vilja av stål och ny häst
 
 Svenska Ridsportforbundet     2017-07-26 kl. 09:35     716 words
 
Felicia Grimmenhag med sponsrerna Jan Fristedt, Charlotte Haid Bondergaard, Jan-Olof "Jana" Wannius, Patrik Kittel, Rasmus Bondergaard och Ulrika Hedin Sånemyr.

Tarot E, 10 år. Parasport - Att tävla med funktionsnedsättning Inom ridsportförbundets parasport-verksamhet finns två grenar: paradressyr och parakörning.
 
   
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Giving back to Katoomba rehab unit
 
 Blue Mountains Gazette     2017-07-27 kl. 08:13     387 words
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Occupational therapists and part-time singers Lauren Wilson and Tara Gray with guitarist John Stuart and saxophonist Neill Duncan after their concert at Katoomba Hospital's rehab unit.. Life’s tough enough when you’ve got only one arm.

Mr Duncan spent some time in Abbey Road studios in 2016, playing on the inspirational Yes I can musical trailer for the Rio Paralympics (known as We’re the Superhumans). “In some ways this has taken me to places I wouldn’t otherwise have
 
   
Sterling performance of Indian Women Cricket Team at World Cup inspires Youth to take Sports as a career: Vijay Goel
 
 Press Information Bureau     2017-07-27 kl. 08:04     341 words
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Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel here today felicitated the Indian Women’s Cricket team and its support staff when they came to pay a courtesy call to the Minister at his official residence.

He said, from Rio Olympics to Paralympics and in games like hockey, wrestling, badminton, and now the splendid performance in the Women’s World Cup, Indian women are leading the way in the international sporting arena.

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India.com (web) - Business Standard India (web) - Press Trust of India (web)
 
   
Last-Minute Jordan Morris Goal Wins Gold Cup For U.S. Men's Soccer Team
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-27 kl. 07:58     442 words
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, 11:55 p.m. (ET) Jordan Morris (R) celebrates scoring a goal against the Jamaica in the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup final at Levi's Stadium on July 26, 2017 in Santa Clara, Calif.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Veteran Kirstie Ennis Makes Historic Summit Climb for Heroes Project
 
 The Wrap     2017-07-27 kl. 07:43     600 words
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It has been a summer of firsts for USMC Sergeant Kirstie Ennis.

The aspiring Paralympian — who is training for the 2018 U.S. snowboard team — previously climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, becoming the first female above-the-knee amputee to summit Africa’s highest peak.
 
   
ENNIS-HILL AND USA WOMEN’S 4X400M TEAM TO RECEIVE REALLOCATED GOLD MEDALS IN LONDON
 
 Sportsvibe.co.uk     2017-07-27 kl. 07:39     688 words
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Thursday 27th July The IAAF World Championships London 2017 will rightfully see the reallocation of a number of world championship medals including two golds.

The IAAF World Championships London 2017 ( 4-13 August ) is the biggest sporting event in the world in 2017 and the biggest event to be staged at the London Stadium since the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Make us better, not bitter
 
 Virgin Group     2017-07-27 kl. 07:35     397 words
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I hear many inspiring stories on my travels and through the amazing people we are fortunate to meet at home in the British Virgin Islands. I recently spent time with Bibian Mentel and her husband Edwin on Necker Island.

With determination and optimism, she took her sports career to the next level, winning seven world titles in snowboarding and becoming the first woman ever to win a gold medal in the snowboard cross when it debuted as a Paralympic sport in the 2014
 
   
Karan Johar, Farhan Akhtar, Kalki Koechlin, Anil Kumble and other support Rahul Bose' NGO 'HEAL
 
 International Business Times India     2017-07-27 kl. 07:26     79 words
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10:35 IST 1 of 8 Karan Johar took to Twitter sharing, 'More power to you @RahulBose1 ....it's an exceptionally important cause and all your work is admirable...

Things to know about the paralympian Sports in Bollywood:... After Dhoni's successful biopic, movie on paralympian Deepa Malik Shah Rukh reveals Jab Harry Met Sejal was earlier about a man committing suicide.
 
   
Brazil Army to replace FN FAL rifle with IA2 rifle 82407174
 
 Army Recognition     2017-07-27 kl. 06:55     216 words
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Brazilian Army to replace its current FN FAL assault rifle by indigenous IA2 rifle The Brazilian Army is gradually replacing its current assault rifle with an home-made one.

The IA2 is already being used in several military organizations by Brazil and has even been used by the Army in the safety of major events such as the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
VIDEO: Endon Riding School to close after more than FORTY years
 
 The Sentinel     2017-07-27 kl. 06:30     522 words
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A popular riding school where thousands of youngsters first got in the saddle is to shut after more than 40 years. Endon Riding School will stage its final sessions next month before selling off equipment at auction.

Among the scores of riders who have passed through the doors is eleven-time Paralympic gold medallist Sir Lee Pearson.

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GALLERY: PNT Goes Undefeated in First Home Matches Since 2014
 
 U.S. Soccer Federation     2017-07-27 kl. 05:41     76 words
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PNT Jul 26, 2017 ? Gallery On July 21 and July 23, the U.S.

PNT Jul 26, 2017 ? Gallery On July 21 and July 23, the U.S.Paralympic National Team faced Canada in Lakewood Ranch, Florida for its first home challenge matches since February 2014.
 
   
LR Couple Turning Vacant Lots into Limited Mobility Homes
 
 Fox 16     2017-07-27 kl. 05:22     396 words
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Wednesday marks the 27th anniversary of the American Disabilities Act, an effort to guarantee equal access nationwide to those with disabilities.

Grover Evans, a paraplegic and former Paralympic swimmer, is a family friend of the Springers and serving as a consultant on the project.
 
   
Kyle Sandilands likens Bachelor Matty J to cancer sufferer, goes beyond outrageously offensive
 
 Australian Women's Weekly     2017-07-27 kl. 05:11     369 words
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Kyle Sandilands never shies away from saying downright appalling things. Earlier this year he called a physic "not rapeable" .

Earlier this year he called a physic "not rapeable" .He once called a journalist a “fat sl-g” , and who can forget when he suggested thieves would be better targeting disabled athletes at the Rio Olympics: “If I was a robber in Rio I'd be

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NowToLove.com.au (web)
 
   
Dr Mugabe: Guardian angel of vulnerable kids
 
 Zimbabwe Chronicle     2017-07-27 kl. 04:52     766 words
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First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe FIRST Lady Dr Grace Mugabe has worked tirelessly to support the needs of the less fortunate, particularly vulnerable children and the disabled in Zimbabwe.

graced and supported the annual Paralympic games held by Danhiko but has also seen the rehabilitation of the organisation.... As patron, Dr Mugabe was honoured in 2007 by Danhiko Project who named the annual Danhiko Paralympic Games as the Amai Grace Mugabe Annual Paralympic...
 
   
Sports minister announces Rs5 lakh for javelin star
 
 HT Syndication     2017-07-27 kl. 04:31     125 words
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Sundar Singh Gurjar, who won a gold medal in the men's javelin throw event in World Para Athletics Championships in London, said he still regrets missing a chance to play in the Rio Paralympics due to technical reasons.... "I was in depression after missing the chance to participate in the Rio Paralympics...
 
   
Colin Burns Claims Three Medals At Pan Am Weightlifting Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-27 kl. 04:27     336 words
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, 9:39 p.m. (ET) Colin Burns competes in the men's 94 kg. weightlifting final at the South American Weightlifting Championship at Carioca Arena 1 on April 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. Colin Burns nearly dominated the men’s 94 kg.

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Qantas Airways : announces seasonal flights to Osaka as Japan travel booms
 
 4 Traders     2017-07-27 kl. 03:15     478 words
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Qantas will launch new non-stop, seasonal flights between Sydney and Osaka's Kansai International Airport in response to the boom in travel between Australia and Japan.

And with a number of exciting events being hosted in Japan in coming years, including the 2019 Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, we are expecting to see travel between the two countries grow well into the future,' added Mr

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TravelWireNews (web) - KarryOn (web)
 
   
Show time just around the corner
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-07-27 kl. 02:53     762 words
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WITH less than 24 days to go, is Kuala Lumpur ready – in terms of preparations and facilities – to host the SEA Games, arguably the biggest sporting event in South-East Asia?

He also announced a RM54mil budget for development programmes for sportsmen that also included the Paralympic Athlete Preparation Programme.... Not to be denied their piece of history, our Paralympians also hogged the headlines.
 
   
Irish Sports Council to look at loophole in anti-doping code
 
 Irish Times     2017-07-27 kl. 02:15     820 words
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Council ‘open for business’ if GAA is willing to contribute to user-pays test system The loophole in the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) code

Just two athletes were sanctioned during that period in Paralympic cycling and motorcycling. “We are open for business,” said Treacy. “If an NGB wished to use the user-pays system we would welcome it.
 
   
Ministry pushes farmers to attain certification to supply food for Tokyo Olympics
 
 Big News Network     2017-07-27 kl. 01:40     31 words
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The agriculture ministry has stepped up efforts to certify more agricultural producers in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, as

The agriculture ministry has stepped up efforts to certify more agricultural producers in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, as. ...the number of meals to be served for at.
 
   
Press release: Sports Minister Tracey Crouch praises governing bodies for reforms that will ‘collectively strengthen sport’
 
 Government UK     2017-07-27 kl. 01:29     1440 words
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Tracey Crouch announced her plan for the new code in the government’s sport strategy ‘Sporting Future’ in December 2015 in a move to ensure that sports bodies in the UK lead the world with the highest levels of governance and transparency.

Our funded sports, in receipt of support from Government and The National Lottery, have all embraced the new code for sport governance, with 100% of the summer Olympic and Paralympic sports with funded World Class Programmes having agreed detailed
 
   
Five years after London Olympics, Games' legacy is off-track for locals
 
 Daily Mail     2017-07-27 kl. 01:27     1488 words
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Reuters 00:05 BST, 27 July 2017 By Matthew Ponsford

A month later she followed suit, dancing with a group of women who, like her, suffer from impaired vision, in the opening show of the Paralympic Games.

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Reuters UK (web) - Times of India (web) - Sharenet (web) - DNA India (web)
 
   
Canada’s Marissa Papaconstantinou finishes para worlds 200m with hamstring tear
 
 Canadian Running     2017-07-27 kl. 01:06     443 words
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Marissa Papaconstantinou was in podium position halfway through the women’s T44 200m at the World Para Athletics Championships.

hamstring “pop.” Later diagnosed as a torn hamstring, Papaconstantinou, a 2016 Paralympian, fell to the track at the Olympic Stadium in London.... She was born without her right foot, according to her Canadian Paralympic Committee profile, and was fitted...
 
   
Second Consecutive World Championship In Sight For U.S. Women’s Water Polo Team After Semifinal Win
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-27 kl. 00:55     323 words
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, 5:40 p.m. (ET) Kiley Neushul (C) shoots during the women's water polo quarterfinal against Australia at the 2017 FINA World Championships on July 24, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary. The U.S.

Maggie Steffens added another three goals to lead the U.S. through to the final game.  Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
U.S. Men’s Foil Team Wins Silver To Conclude Fencing World Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-26 kl. 23:56     418 words
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, 3:53 p.m. (ET) (L-R) Alexander Massialas, Gerek Meinhardt, Race Imboden and Miles Chamley-Watson celebrate after winning silver in men's team foil at the 2017 FIE World Championships on July 26, 207 in Leipzig, Germany.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
As New Wave Of U.S. Gymnasts Step Up, “Grandma Ashton” Revels In Veteran Role
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-26 kl. 23:56     883 words
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, 5:31 p.m. (ET) Ashton Locklear competes on the uneven bars at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Women's Gymnastics at SAP Center on July 10, 2016 in San Jose, Calif. It happens in the blink of an eye in gymnastics.

Overall, it’s just about upping the quality.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.

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Hancom Group introduces a mobile digital translator and digital notebook
 
 The Korea Herald Business     2017-07-26 kl. 23:28     582 words
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Hancom Group is an office suite software developer in South Korea. Established in 1990, the company created Hangul, a native word processing program for the Korean language.

The ‘GenieTalk’, which has been heating up the domestic translation and interpretation market, is the automatic translator and interpreter which are official SW of Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games and Paralympics.
 
   
Tip A Cop fundraiser for Special Olympics Texas at Texas Roadhouse Thrusday, July 27
 
 Big Country     2017-07-26 kl. 23:20     206 words
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Fundraiser for Special Olympics Texas to be held at Texas Roadhouse in Abilene on Thursday, July 27. Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

The tips will go toward SOTX opportunities for more than 1,200 intellectually disabled athletes in the Big Country/Concho Valley area.

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Big Country (web) - Big Country (web)
 
   
ATOS : Worldline to acquire the leading payment processor in the Baltics from First Data Corporation (Atos)
 
 WorldRegInfo     2017-07-26 kl. 23:16     1006 words
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Atos Company : Atos ISIN : FR0000051732 Compartment : Compartment A Document type : Permanent Information Releases / General Company News Wire :

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.
 
   
Cycling Canada Announces Hall of Fame 2017 Inductees – Steve Smith, Karen Strong, Gary Longhi, Albert Schelstraete-Coulier
 
 Pedal Magazine     2017-07-26 kl. 23:05     608 words
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(Ottawa, ON) – Established in 2015, the Canadian Cycling Hall of Fame recognizes outstanding achievement and contribution to cycling racing in or for Canada.

Gary Longhi © Pasquale Stalteri Gary Longhi , para-cyclist and multi-time paralympian led Canadian cyclists at the 1996 Atlanta Paralympic Games winning a gold medal in the Individual Time Trial (ITT) and a bronze in the Road Race.  He was a
 
   
Nine-year-old who threw out first pitch at Pelicans game takes first steps
 
 WMBF     2017-07-26 kl. 22:50     384 words
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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF/CNN) – The 9-year-old Ohio boy who stole a lot of hearts when he threw out the first pitch at a Myrtle Beach Pelicans game last month took any even bigger step last week. In fact, it was several of them.

"My big dream is to be in the Paralympics for Ghana or the USA," Gabe Davis said.
 
   
Cancer Research UK and British Council to move to International Quarter London in Stratford
 
 Wharf.co.uk     2017-07-26 kl. 22:31     375 words
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Cancer Research UK and the British Council will be moving their headquarters to Stratford, it has been announced.

to flourish following the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and both these iconic British organisations are set to play an important role in the area’s ongoing transformation.” Transport for London and the Financial Conduct Authority will also
 
   
Government tender holders should plough back into sports: Katamba
 
 Namibia Press Agency     2017-07-26 kl. 22:24     335 words
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WINDHOEK, 26 JUL (NAMPA) – Director of Sports, Sivute Katamba has called on companies benefiting from Government tenders to invest in sports.

in the 2017 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Athletics Championships that ended in London, United Kingdom Sunday....as a development catalyst for the country.” He further said the years before the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo,...
 
   
July was good month for Namibian sports: Mwiya
 
 Namibia Press Agency     2017-07-26 kl. 22:24     266 words
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WINDHOEK, 26 JUL (NAMPA) – Chief Administrator at the Namibia Sports Commission, Simataa Freddy Mwiya said July was a good month for Namibian sports.

Only one of the four athletes managed to set a personal best time at the World Under-18 Championships in Nairobi, Kenya, while two Paralympians won three silver medals at the Paralympic World Athletics Championships in London, United Kingdom.
 
   
Canadian team named for inaugural Multisport Triathlon World Championships in Penticton
 
 Penticton Western     2017-07-26 kl. 22:22     934 words
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A star-studded group of elite triathletes representing all facets of the Triathlon Canada Nation will lead more than 1,000 Canadians to the start line at the first-ever Multisport World Championships in Penticton, B.C., August 18-27, 2017.

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

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Vernon Morning Star (web) - Summerland Review (web) - Salmon Arm Observer (web)
 
   
Adam Peaty savours his huge title haul, gathered in only three years
 
 Derby Telegraph     2017-07-26 kl. 21:40     626 words
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Three years to the day since winning his first major gold at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Adam Peaty brought up global title number 16 at Budapest’s Duna Arena on Wednesday evening.

it feels like. I couldn’t be prouder of the guys tonight though.” You can help the next generation of young British swimmers by getting involved in SportsAid Week this September with five-time Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds OBE.
 
   
Transy adds women's triathlon to varsity sports
 
 WKYT     2017-07-26 kl. 21:30     732 words
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. USA Triathlon and Transylvania University Athletics today announced Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky, as the

Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Wheelchair rugby: Wales threaten to leave pitch at World Cup
 
 BBC     2017-07-26 kl. 21:13     303 words
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Wheelchair rugby is an event at the Paralympics.

Wheelchair rugby is an event at the Paralympics.Australia faced the USA in the gold medal match in Rio Wales' wheelchair rugby league side are threatening to leave the pitch in their final World Cup match if flash photography takes place after one

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BBC (web) - BBC (web) - BBC (web) - BBC (web)
 
   
Atos signs contract to transform IT infrastructure at NATIONAL-BANK in Germany
 
 Bobsguide     2017-07-26 kl. 21:06     424 words
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Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, will provide comprehensive infrastructure and data center services to the NATIONAL-BANK AG, one of Germany's leading independent regional banks headquartered in Essen.

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.
 
   
Athletics - Ennis-Hill, US relay team to get medals at London worlds
 
 Channel NewsAsia     2017-07-26 kl. 20:26     493 words
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Sport Britain's former Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill will be back on the podium next month as one of the athletes receiving medals reallocated from dopers at the world championships, the IAAF announced on Wednesday.

Jessica Ennis-Hill poses at the ball for Britain's Olympic and Paralympic teams at Battersea Park in London, Britain, November 30, 2016.
 
   
6 free events you can attend at The Drum is Calling Festival
 
 Daily Hive - Vancouver     2017-07-26 kl. 20:25     662 words
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Vancouver’s long-awaited nine-day celebration is here – The Drum is Calling Festival. The festival is taking place as part of year-long celebrations for Canada’s 150th birthday.

Free Wheelchair basketball session See wheelchair basketball demos and take part in a game yourself with former Canadian paralympians, Marni Abbott-Peter and Richard Peter.
 
   
Team USA Breaks Mixed 4x100-Meter Medley World Record Twice In One Day En Route To World Title
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-26 kl. 20:25     384 words
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, 1:53 p.m. (ET) (L-R) Lilly King, Matt Grevers, Caeleb Dressel and Simone Manuel pose with their gold medals won in the mixed 4x100-meter medley at the 2017 FINA World Championships on July 26, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
All you need to know about this year's 30th Stockton International Riverside Festival
 
 The Journal     2017-07-26 kl. 19:49     1405 words
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David Whetstone 17:51, 26 JUL 2017 17:53, 26 JUL 2017

Then there's Bingo Lingo, presented by Beryl and Cyril who want to make bingo a Paralympic sport.
 
   
Maya the determined wheelchair racing whizz kid
 
 Disability Rights UK     2017-07-26 kl. 19:48     73 words
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This week’s Get Yourself Active Personal Experience Blog is written by Maya’s parents to share her amazing story with our readers. It shows how, even at such a young age, she is developing into a potential wheelchair Paralympic champion.

It shows how, even at such a young age, she is developing into a potential wheelchair Paralympic champion.Read Maya’s story here.
 
   
USADA to drug-test Mayweather, McGregor before August 26 bout – QUICK NEWS AFRICA
 
 Quick News Africa     2017-07-26 kl. 19:40     646 words
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US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) confirmed both Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor would be subjected ‘robust’ drug test ahead of their historic boxing match slated for August 26 at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas. USADA says the Mayweather vs.

for Olympic, Paralympic, and Pan American sport.

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Strong British Paratriathlon team heads to WPS Edmonton | Paratriathlon News | Tri247.com
 
 Tri247.com     2017-07-26 kl. 19:34     388 words
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The final ITU World Paratriathlon Series (WPS) event of the season takes place in Edmonton, Canada, on Friday.

Paralympic silver medallist, Lauren Steadman , is up against Paralympic Champion, Grace Norman (USA) in the PTS5 category for the first time since Rio.... The world class field in this category also presents a great opportunity for Paralympic Champion...

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Tri247.com (web)
 
   
Barcelona 1992: 25 years on
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-26 kl. 19:16     433 words
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Sir Philip Craven joins celebrations marking anniversary of iconic Paralympics.

Barcelona 1992: 25 years on. Sir Philip Craven joins celebrations marking anniversary of iconic Paralympics.Twenty-five years after one of the most iconic Paralympic Games ever staged, International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip...
 
   
Job Vacancy at World Sailing - EA to CEO & President & International Relations Manager
 
 Sailing.org     2017-07-26 kl. 19:15     273 words
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World Sailing, the world governing body for the sport, is currently advertising for a EA to CEO & President & International Relations Manager 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

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Katie Ledecky Suffers First Individual World Championships Loss, Ties for 2nd in 200-Meter Freestyle
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-26 kl. 19:10     644 words
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, 12:36 p.m. (ET) Katie Ledecky looks on after finishing the women's 200-meter freestyle semifinal at the Budapest 2017 FINA World Championships on July 25, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Water Warriors ride into Rogers City for annual visit
 
 Presque Isle County Advance     2017-07-26 kl. 18:35     336 words
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by Peter Jakey–Managing The Water Warriors embarked on their 27 th annual five-day ride from the Mackinac Bridge to Harsens Island.

by Peter Jakey–Managing The Water Warriors embarked on their 27 th annual five-day ride from the Mackinac Bridge to Harsens Island.The first day brought 30 warriors into Rogers City Marina after a turbulent morning along the eastern shore of Lake
 
   
Spain announce Mexico City 2017 swimmers
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-26 kl. 18:22     204 words
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Multiple Paralympic champion Teresa Perales to lead team at World Championships. A 14-strong team made up of world and Paralympic champions will represent Spain at the World Para Swimming Championships in Mexico City, from 30 September-6 October.

Multiple Paralympic champion Teresa Perales to lead team at World Championships.... A 14-strong team made up of world and Paralympic champions will represent Spain at the World Para Swimming Championships in Mexico City, from 30 September-6 October.Seven-time Paralympic...
 
   
Focus on electrifying heating in buildings now for best air quality benefits
 
 Wsp.com     2017-07-26 kl. 18:17     436 words
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This would amount to around a 40% reduction in emissions, a similar level to what would be achieved if all vehicles were to become electric by 2040, following today’s announcement by the Government to no longer sell petrol or diesel cars from 2040.

WSP has been involved in many high profile UK projects including the Shard, Crossrail, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Manchester Metrolink, M1 Smart Motorway, the re-development of London Bridge Station, and the London Olympic & Paralympic...
 
   
Stakeholders Call For Children’s Policy
 
 NBS TV     2017-07-26 kl. 18:00     75 words
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SHARE Facebook Twitter [embedded content] The ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development is finalizing plans to amend the orphan and vulnerable children policy to cater for all children in Uganda.

SHARE Facebook Twitter Previous article State Contests Lwamafa Plea Next article Paralympic Ace David Emong Returns.
 
   
Paralympic Ace David Emong Returns
 
 NBS TV     2017-07-26 kl. 18:00     60 words
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SHARE Facebook Twitter [embedded content] World Paralympics gold medalist David Emong has vowed to add a common wealth medal to his fast expanding medal stand.

Paralympic Ace David Emong Returns.... SHARE Facebook Twitter World Paralympics gold medalist David Emong has vowed to add a common wealth medal to his fast expanding medal stand.The 1500 t46 world champion said this at the Entebbe International airport...
 
   
Parliament Honors Gold Medalist David Emong With Car, House
 
 ChimpReports     2017-07-26 kl. 17:35     291 words
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Parliament has Wednesday recognized and honored athlete David Emong, who won a gold medal at the recent 2017 World Para athletics championships in London.

games; also going a notch higher above the silver medal he won at the Paralympic games in Rio de Janeiro last year.

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Rio Olympic Medalists Connor Fields Alise Post Among Favorites To Medal At BMX World Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-26 kl. 17:35     1014 words
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, 11 a.m. (ET) Connor Fields competes in the men's BMX final at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 at the Olympic BMX Center on Aug. 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. Connor Fields has won just about every prize there is in BMX racing.

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Decathlete Trey Hardee Still Going Strong At Age 33 As He Looks To Become Oldest World Champ
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-26 kl. 17:35     1598 words
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, 10:41 a.m. (ET) Trey Hardee competes in the men's decathlon 1,500-meter at the 2017 USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships at Hornet Stadium on June 23, 2017 in Sacramento, Calif.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “That was as measured and smart a decathlon as I’ve ever done,” Hardee said. “Every event was its own thing and we had these minimums we
 
   
UNIT Brings Out the Lionheart in BP's Inspiring Film Starring Richar | LBBOnline
 
 Little Black Book     2017-07-26 kl. 17:34     654 words
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Paralympic athlete features in touching film from PSONA Films and directed by Stewart Sugg Creative post house UNIT has worked on the latest

Paralympic athlete features in touching film from PSONA Films and directed by Stewart Sugg Creative post house UNIT has worked on the latest. ...film for BP featuring Paralympic athlete ambassador Richard Whitehead MBE, created by PSONA Films and
 
   
Siamnd Rahman meets Japanese children in Tokyo
 
 Tehran Times     2017-07-26 kl. 17:30     96 words
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The world's strongest Paralympian met Japanese children at the Nippon Foundation Paralympic Support Center. Siamand Rahman lifted 280kg in the center and answered the questions of Japanese kids about how he feels about lifting such heavy weights.

The world's strongest Paralympian met Japanese children at the Nippon Foundation Paralympic Support Center....Paralympic Games, and promote Paralympic sports.... The organizers are aiming to raise awareness of Paralympic sports in Japan by inviting the well-known Paralympians...

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CBC Sports Has Exclusive Canadian Coverage of the IAAF World Track and Field Championships, August 4-13
 
 Around The Rings     2017-07-26 kl. 17:18     894 words
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CBC Sports will be Canada’s exclusive home for live coverage of the top track and field athletes on the planet as they compete at the IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, August 4–13 in London, England.

between Olympic Games.” “CBC has always carried the torch for the Olympic and Paralympic movement in Canada,” said Mathieu Gentès, chief operating officer, Athletics Canada. “Athletics Canada is thrilled at the possibilities of this
 
   
Tatyana McFadden inspires young racer Lucia Montenegro
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-26 kl. 17:15     382 words
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Argentinian teenager dreams of emulating USA’s Paralympic legend. Lucia Montenegro launched her athletics international career only this year, but has already shown huge potential.

Argentinian teenager dreams of emulating USA’s Paralympic legend.... I still have not had the chance to meet her, but would love to,” she said. “Of course she is a world and Paralympic champion, I am just starting.... But she rapidly switches back to athletics . “My biggest dream is to compete at a Paralympic...
 
   
Blue and green walk for Rehab Foundation
 
 Evening Echo     2017-07-26 kl. 17:08     291 words
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Men, women and children of all ages braved a rainy summer’s evening to take part in the inaugural Garryvoe Athletics Club ‘Along the Blue and Green’ 5K Road Race/Walk.

Offering words of encouragement ahead of the event were guests of honour, Paralympian Orla Barry, fresh from her silver medal victory at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, and activist and disability rights campaigner Joanne
 
   
Let’s celebrate a summer of sport for all
 
 Scope UK     2017-07-26 kl. 17:05     426 words
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There has been a definite buzz of excitement in the Scope office as London hosted the World Para Athletics Championships . Over a thousand athletes from over 85 countries competed and it was clear everyone was behind them.

Over a thousand athletes from over 85 countries competed and it was clear everyone was behind them.The event boasted the largest audiences in world Para sport championship history outside of the Paralympic Games.... However, we all have the power to ensure that disability is celebrated and championed all year round, not just during events like the World Para Athletics Championships or the Paralympics...
 
   
Advancing Disability Rights Advocacy: Building Global Coalitions Through People-to-People Diplomacy
 
 US Department of State     2017-07-26 kl. 16:51     920 words
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In my capacity as a Foreign Affairs Officer in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) I had the incredible opportunity to meet Leroy

My small team in DRL includes a qualified Paralympic weightlifter and adaptive rower, and a three-time Paralympian wheelchair racer, Ann Cody who in this ShareAmerica article correctly emphasized, “Sport is a great convening mechanism for bringing
 
   
Egyptian deaf-mute qualifies for Deaflympics semifinals
 
 Egypt Today     2017-07-26 kl. 16:45     160 words
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: Egypt's national deaf-mute football team managed on Wednesday to reach the semifinals of the 23rd Deaflympics, which is hosted by Turkey from July 18 to 30.

For his part, the Board of Directors of the Egyptian Paralympics Committee congratulated the team for winning, and wished them success in the coming games in the 23rd Deaflympics in Turkish city of Samsun with the participation of 5,000 players.
 
   
Tokyo Olympics committee head: Manga parade would be good for opening ceremonies, but not kabuki
 
 RocketNews24     2017-07-26 kl. 16:04     592 words
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Chairman singles out two aspects of Japanese traditional culture that people of other nations “wouldn’t understand.

That’s a connection Yoshiro Mori , chairman of the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, wants to tap into for the 2020 opening ceremony.
 
   
London 2017: Top 5 performers
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-26 kl. 16:00     786 words
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Which stars shone brightest at World Para Athletics Championships? The World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 are now behind us – 202 medals were decided, 32 world records were smashed; there was drama, tears and elation.

His rivals had already proved that they had progressed in the two years since the last World Championships – the UAE’s Mohamed Al Hammadi beat Ktila to 800m T34 gold at the 2016 Paralympic Games , while Australian Rheed McCracken broke Ktila’s
 
   
No.7: Daniel Dias wins 11 golds
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-26 kl. 16:00     327 words
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Brazilian swimmer performs a clean sweep at 2011 Parapans.

11 events. Dias was only starting to show what he was capable of and would lead him to become his country’s most decorated Paralympian ever.... As we approach the Americas Paralympic Committee’s (APC) 20th anniversary on 1 August, Daniel Dias ’...
 
   
Arabian Horse Registrations
 
 Bridle & Bit     2017-07-26 kl. 15:59     3880 words
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Agriculture Colorado Entrepreneur Gives Christmas Gift to Farmers Around the World $45 Million in Grants to Help Agricultural Producers and Small

Cavallaro, Heppler, Stopazzini and Lupacchini take titles in Salzburg USEF Votes to Support Olympic Format Changes at FEI General Assembly FEI General Assembly votes in favour of Olympic and Paralympic rule changes New prohibited substance case

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Japanese businesspeople "increasingly interested in Serbia" - - on B92.net
 
 B92     2017-07-26 kl. 15:58     217 words
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Relations between Serbia and Japan are "at a high level, especially in the framework of economic cooperation.

The officials also discussed sports cooperation, given that Japan hosts the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020, as well as cooperation in other areas that can help bring Serbia and Japan closer.
 
   
Tzu Chi USA's THH2017 Charity Art Performance Tour is Coming to Texas
 
 PR Newswire     2017-07-26 kl. 15:53     392 words
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/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tzu Chi USA announces its "Thousands of Helping Hands" THH 2017 Charity Art Performance Tour featuring the renowned China Disabled People's Performing Art Troupe (CDPPAT).

The CDPPAT has performed in 91 countries and opened the Paralympic Games, and is now coming to Houston and Dallas as part of this charity tour.

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U.S. Paralympic Soccer Team inspires at Premier Sports Campus | East County | Your Observer
 
 Sarasota Observer     2017-07-26 kl. 15:42     658 words
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The cheers from the Premier Sports Campus crowd came in waves. At kickoff of the U.S. Paralympic Soccer Team’s friendly against Canada on July 21, you would have thought you were witnessing a Men’s National Team game.

U.S. Paralympic Soccer Team inspires at Premier Sports Campus | East County | Your Observer.... Paralympic Soccer Team’s friendly against Canada on July 21, you would have thought you were witnessing a Men’s National Team game.The two countries' flags...

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VIDEO: 80-year-old grandfather of Derry paralympian Jason Smyth set to represent Western Trust in Transplant Games following kidney transplant
 
 Derry News     2017-07-26 kl. 15:39     196 words
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9:48 Wednesday 26th of July 2017 The 80-year-old grandfather of Derry paralympian Jason Smyth is set to represent the Western Trust area in the British Transplant Games.

VIDEO: 80-year-old grandfather of Derry paralympian Jason Smyth set to represent Western Trust in Transplant Games following kidney transplant.... 9:48 Wednesday 26th of July 2017 The 80-year-old grandfather of Derry paralympian Jason Smyth is set to...
 
   
Jonnie Peacock wanted by BBC to become first para-athlete to star on Strictly Come Dancing
 
 The Sun     2017-07-26 kl. 15:20     352 words
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According to reports, the British sprinter his being touted for the dancing contest that attracted an average of 11.8million viewers last year

The 24-year-old, who won gold medals at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Paralympics, would become a trailblazer yet again if he appeared on the show.... Jonnie Peacock laps up the spotlight after winning the T44 100m Jonnie Peacock races to victory in London to win his second World Championship gold after claiming his second Paralympic...
 
   
IPC education programme makes strides in Armenia
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-26 kl. 15:16     273 words
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The International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) "I'm Possible" programme has been rolled out in Armenia. The scheme, spearheaded by the IPC's development arm the Agitos Foundation, aims to inspire young people between the ages of six and 12.

The International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) "I'm Possible" programme has been rolled out in Armenia.... The scheme, spearheaded by the IPC's development arm the Agitos Foundation, aims to inspire young people between the ages of six and 12.A "toolkit" of educational resources is used to help engage the youngsters with the Paralympic...

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It's the Dunn thing for Team GB as athletes beat targets
 
 Voice Online     2017-07-26 kl. 15:07     403 words
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Paralympic success pleases head coach Paula who has a vision of a bright future Image Text: GOOD TO TALK: Team GB’s Paula Dunn, right, being

Paralympic success pleases head coach Paula who has a vision of a bright future Image Text:... GOOD TO TALK: Team GB’s Paula Dunn, right, being. ...interviewed by 'The Voice's' Joel Campbell BEAMING FROM ear to ear following the successful medal haul at the Paralympic...
 
   
Kunieda handed wildcard for US Open wheelchair tennis tournament
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-26 kl. 14:32     312 words
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Japan's six-time champion Shingo Kunieda has been handed a wildcard for the US Open wheelchair tennis tournament in New York City.

Japan's six-time champion Shingo Kunieda has been handed a wildcard for the US Open wheelchair tennis tournament in New York City.The final Grand Slam of the season will take place between September 7 and 10 with Kunieda, a triple Paralympic gold
 
   
Leeds Community Foundation leader, Sally-Anne Greenfield, receives honorary degree
 
 Leeds Beckett University     2017-07-26 kl. 14:11     838 words
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Sally-Anne Greenfield’s work in the city region has been officially recognised by the University, awarding her passion and commitment to tackling

  During his work on various international Paralympic committees, Dr Price, alumni of the University, has created a lasting legacy for athletes across the world who have an intellectual disability....   Kadeena is a Leeds Beckett graduate and Paralympic...
 
   
Army Day Concert by PLA Military Band
 
 VisitBeijing.com.cn     2017-07-26 kl. 14:01     537 words
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Venue: Concert Hall Date: August 01, 2017 Duration: Approximate 110 mins Programme ZHENG Lücheng Arr. LUO Lang, NA La Prelude March of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army LIU Zhi Arr.

In 2008, he raised his baton at the performance of the National Anthem of the PRC at the closing ceremony of Beijing Paralympic Games.
 
   
TOKYO 1964-2020 / AI set to keep a watchful eye out for terrorism
 
 The Japan News     2017-07-26 kl. 13:57     1320 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun This is the fourth installment of a series that uses the Olympics to take a fresh look at the past and future of the nation.

terrorists as part of security for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics....Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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9 honorary degrees awarded by Leeds Beckett University
 
 FEnews.co.uk     2017-07-26 kl. 13:51     1801 words
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The full list of the nine honorary degrees to be awarded by Leeds Beckett University is: Former Chief Executive of the Youth Hostels Association,

Friday 28 July, 1pm – Dr Bob Price OBE, Hon Doctorate of Sport Science. During his work on various international Paralympic committees, Dr Price, alumni of the University, has created a lasting legacy for athletes across the world who have an
 
   
Japan intensifies global pearl promotion
 
 Jewellery News Asia     2017-07-26 kl. 13:47     501 words
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By Bernardette Sto. Domingo Japan is showing no signs of slowing down as it takes a major step in further strengthening its reputation as the world’s trading hub for cultured pearls.

Shimizu also disclosed that the industry is in talks with Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games Minister Tamayo Marukawa about the possibility of promoting pearls during the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.
 
   
TOYOTA MOTOR : mulls developing EV for 2020 Olympics
 
 4 Traders     2017-07-26 kl. 13:43     214 words
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Toyota Motor Corp. is considering developing an electric vehicle for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in a bid to showcase its eco-friendly technology, sources close to the move said Wednesday.

Toyota Motor Corp. is considering developing an electric vehicle for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in a bid to showcase its eco-friendly technology, sources close to the move said Wednesday.Toyota, one of the top-tier sponsors of the
 
   
Artem SFX Builds Carnival Wonderland for Take That UK Tour
 
 TPI Magazine     2017-07-26 kl. 13:30     462 words
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Artem SFX, an award-winning physical special effects company, was recently commissioned to work with Creative Director Kim Gavin, Production Director

In 2012 Artem also helped to bring to life the enormous creative and logistical vision of the opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Lima 2019: Meet Milco the mascot
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-26 kl. 13:28     390 words
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Record numbers vote for symbol of Peru's Pan Am and Parapan Am Games. Milco has been announced as the official mascot for the Lima 2019 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games at a ceremony held at the in the Peruvian capital city.

hosted. “We are happy with the results because all contestants participated in a democratic and transparent manner.” Peruvian Second Vice-President Mercedes Araoz, National Olympic Committee President Pedro del Rosario and Paralympic Association
 
   
Jung Jun Kim wants to show ‘rice power’
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-26 kl. 13:28     452 words
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South Korean badminton player targets double gold at home World Championships. Jung Jun Kim is taking it upon himself to give South Koreans reasons to watch Para badminton . As the No.

the following year the sport was included in Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games . “I feel a thrill, when I imagine being on the stage of Paralympics.
 
   
US Open entries confirmed
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-26 kl. 13:28     220 words
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Field of 20 for final Grand Slam of the year in New York.

The final Grand Slam of the year will return to the calendar for its 10th year, in 2017, after being cancelled last year because dates coincided with the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games .
 
   
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry news: Latest relationship updates on the royal love story
 
 Daily Express     2017-07-26 kl. 13:25     366 words
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MEGHAN MARKLE has been dating Prince Harry for over a year now and the royal love makes headline news. Will they get engaged? Where might they get married? Here is the latest news and live updates on the couple.

Former US marine and Paralympic hopeful Kirstie Ennis, 26, was asked whether she would be at the “upcoming wedding” by reporters.

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Mansfield’s Ollie Hynd smashes own world record on his way to gold
 
 Newshandle.com     2017-07-26 kl. 13:16     104 words
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Mansfield’s Ollie Hynd broke his own world record en-route to gold at the British Summer Championships.

he set at the Rio Paralympics.... Two seconds faster than Rio!” The European, world and Paralympic champion in that event, he swept to victory in 4:19.74 at Sheffield’s Ponds Forge, beating his previous competition best of 4:21.89. …more on post.
 
   
Intense workouts blamed for life-threatening condition called rhabdomyolysis
 
 WXYZ     2017-07-26 kl. 13:08     1112 words
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When Christopher Michael Everett went to his first SoulCycle class, he gave it his all. He sat in the front of the class, cranked the resistance on his bike and started pedaling.

Video : Paralympic athlete Amy Purdy suffered from the condition this year.

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NPC receives racing wheelchairs from IWAS - The Namibian
 
 Namibian     2017-07-26 kl. 12:59     268 words
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LONDON – The Namibia-National Paralympic Committee (NNPC) on Sunday received three racing wheelchairs from the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sport Federation (IWAS).

The Namibian. LONDON – The Namibia-National Paralympic Committee (NNPC) on Sunday received three racing wheelchairs from the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sport Federation (IWAS).IWAS creates global awareness of persons with disabilities and...

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Mobili-Tuk-Tuks Adapted for Wheelchairs in Cambodia
 
 PRLog     2017-07-26 kl. 12:55     401 words
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The Jaya House River Park Hotel in Cambodia has developed 'Mobili-Tuk-Tuks' to enable wheelchair users to visit the local sites. This is a first for Cambodia and follows on from the hotel's innovative move to employ female tuk-tuk drivers.

"Our hotel has been vetted by a Norwegian Paralympic Team member and we have taken advice from him on room design and its facilities, so that some are now wheelchair friendly.
 
   
Ministry pushes farmers to attain certification to supply food for Tokyo Olympics | The Japan Times
 
 Japan Times     2017-07-26 kl. 12:49     530 words
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The agriculture ministry has stepped up efforts to certify more agricultural producers in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, as

The agriculture ministry has stepped up efforts to certify more agricultural producers in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, as. ...the number of meals to be served for athletes and staff will likely exceed 15 million, the

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Jonnie Peacock could become first para-athlete to appear on Strictly Come Dancing
 
 Daily Mirror     2017-07-26 kl. 12:41     266 words
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11:32, 26 JUL 2017 Two-time Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock could become the first para-athlete to appear on Strictly Come Dancing.

11:32, 26 JUL 2017 Two-time Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock could become the first para-athlete to appear on Strictly Come Dancing.Peacock, who won gold at London 2012 and Rio 2016 and also secured the T44 100m at the World Para-athletics

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Sam hits back at Reddy bugging claims
 
 Sport24.co.za     2017-07-26 kl. 12:38     808 words
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Cape Town - SASCOC president  Gideon Sam  has hit back at suspended CEO Tubby Reddy's claims that he had his home and office bugged.

Marais, who chairs the finance commission, voiced a number of concerns over Maharaj's dealings, including that had been given a daily budget for the 2016 Paralympic Games despite having returned home early.  Members of the board then moved for

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Search Our News Archives | Amber Valley Info
 
 Amber Valley Info     2017-07-26 kl. 12:35     3435 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
 
   
Is Froome Britain's least loved sportsman?
 
 Business Ghana     2017-07-26 kl. 11:19     1889 words
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Bearing in mind that it took 110 years for the first Briton to win a Tour de France, you'd expect the man who then wins four of the next five to be one of the most loved and admired sportsmen of this or any other era. There is no fluking a yellow jersey.

It was also in an Olympic and Paralympic year.

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Column: Past, present and future at International Tennis Hall of Fame
 
 D Courier     2017-07-26 kl. 10:23     999 words
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From left to right: Winners Rajeev Ram, Pak Qureshi stand with finalists Matt Reid and John-Patrick Smith at the International Tennis Hall of Fame Open on July 23 in Newport, Rhode Island.

Open in 2003, Davis Cup Olympics and over 30 singles titles; Monique Kalkman van den Bosch (Wheelchair) four-time Paralympic Medalist, Steve Flink - a very distinguished tennis historian and journalist; and the one and only Vic Braden who wore more
 
   
Women's cycling numbers up by 723,000
 
 BBC     2017-07-26 kl. 10:07     444 words
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Nearly three quarters of a million more UK women have taken up cycling since 2013, according to British Cycling.

Dame Sarah Storey - Britain's most successful Paralympian - said improvements in road safety could help.... British women have won more than 20 world titles since 2013 and claimed 10 Olympic and Paralympic cycling titles at Rio 2016.

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Rugby: Schoolboy players to be tested for drugs in NZ first
 
 New Zealand Herald     2017-07-26 kl. 09:27     577 words
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Former All Blacks captain and current Christ's College coach Reuben Thorne has backed the idea of schoolboy rugby players being randomly drug tested.

School-age athletes have long been tested by DFSNZ in other sporting codes, such as Olympic or Paralympic events, and Thorne for one expressed his support for the idea.

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On This Day - July 26 2003: Donegal beat Down to reach the All-Ireland SFC quarter-final
 
 The Irish News     2017-07-26 kl. 08:58     950 words
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ON THIS DAY 1966: Gloucestershire cricketer Tony Brown equalled Mickey Stewart's first-class record for an outfielder by taking seven catches in an innings in a match against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge.

11-time Paralympic gold medallist, born 1969.