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Värmlänning förbundskapten för Parasport Alpint
 
 Sveriges Radio Värmland     2017-07-28 kl. 15:26     140 words
 
Henrik Bergqvist från Ekshärad är är ny förbundskapten för Parasport Alpint, endast 24 år gammal. Henrik Bergqvist ingick i svenska skicrosslandslaget 2011-2014 och han avslutade den egna aktiva karriären 2014 på grund av en knäskada.

Värmlänning förbundskapten för Parasport Alpint.... Henrik Bergqvist från Ekshärad är är ny förbundskapten för Parasport Alpint, endast 24 år gammal.... Image-text: Den nye förbundskaptenen för parasport alpint, Henrik Bergqvist.
 
   
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Burn a proper torch for Akeem
 
 Trinidad Guardian     2017-07-29 kl. 08:52     821 words
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It may be a little late in coming, but this media house and this newspaper takes time out today to congratulate Trinidad and Tobago Paralympic

It may be a little late in coming, but this media house and this newspaper takes time out today to congratulate Trinidad and Tobago Paralympic. ...athletes Akeem Stewart and Nyoshia Cain on their efforts at the recent World Para Athletics
 
   
Digest: Jessica Long, Becca Meyers part of U.S. roster for World Para Swimming Championships
 
 Baltimore Sun     2017-07-29 kl. 08:31     897 words
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U.S. Paralympics announced its roster of 22 athletes who will represent Team USA at the World Para Swimming Championships in Mexico City, from Sept. 30 to Oct. 6.

U.S. Paralympics announced its roster of 22 athletes who will represent Team USA at the World Para Swimming Championships in Mexico City, from Sept.... 30 to Oct. 6.The team, comprised of 12 females and 10 males, includes 13 Paralympians and two...
 
   
Olympic stadium worker's suicide due to alleged excessive overtime linked to shady practice
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-07-29 kl. 07:33     526 words
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A man involved in construction work for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics who took his own life apparently due to overwork was reporting less

A man involved in construction work for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
Paralympic champion gives PE lesson to Wellingborough pupils
 
 Northamptonshire Telegraph     2017-07-29 kl. 07:27     257 words
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Pupils at a Wellingborough school won the chance to spend a morning with Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds as part of a competition prize through the Sainsbury’s Active Kids scheme.

Paralympic champion gives PE lesson to Wellingborough pupils.... Pupils at a Wellingborough school won the chance to spend a morning with Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds as part of a competition prize through the Sainsbury’s Active Kids scheme.Ellie, who has won five Paralympic...
 
   
More than 500 children caught playing on train tracks as railway trespassing hits ten-year high
 
 Coventry Telegraph     2017-07-29 kl. 06:56     478 words
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Stephanie Balloo 05:00, 29 JUL 2017 Thousands of children and young adults were among those caught risking their lives on the train tracks this year as the number of railway trespassers reached the highest figures in a decade.

Paralympian Simon Munn found out first-hand the dangers of taking shortcuts when he tragically lost his leg in a railway accident at the age of 22.
 
   
Warwick athlete appointed to world body
 
 Warwick Daily News     2017-07-29 kl. 06:47     176 words
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ATHLETICS: Warwick athlete Carlee Beattie is the only Australian representative on the new World Para Athletics Athletes Advisory Group.

Beattie starred in netball, hockey and athletics in Warwick before starting her career as a Paralympic athlete when she moved to Brisbane.... She has won world championship gold in long jump and silver and bronze in long jump at the Paralympics.
 
   
Spokane has six ParaSport athletes competing in the Junior World Championships
 
 KREM.com     2017-07-29 kl. 06:05     379 words
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Spokane, Wash --- ParaSport Spokane and Teresa Skinner are touted by athletes and families as being the reason behind the success of parathletes from the Inland Northwest.

© 2017 KREM-TV KREM Portland man nominated for ESPY after Paralympics performance KREM Special Olympics teams play in Hoopfest 2.
 
   
Sports Minister Vijay Goel Felicitates Indian Women’s Cricket Team
 
 Yahoo! India     2017-07-29 kl. 05:53     288 words
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Sports Minister Vijay Goel felicitated the Indian women’s cricket team for their amazing performance in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017, saying that this will inspire the country’s youth to take up sports as a career option.

Welcoming the team, Goel said these players have “inspired youths, especially millions of young women across the country to take up sports as a career”. “From Rio Olympics to Paralympics and in games like hockey, wrestling, badminton, and now

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Soldiers, Athletes and Champions
 
 Healio     2017-07-29 kl. 05:26     816 words
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In 2004, Melissa Stockwell became the first woman to lose a limb in active combat in Iraq. A second lieutenant in the U.S. Army, she was on a convoy in central Baghdad when a roadside bomb struck her Humvee.

She competed as a swimmer in the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing....to get someone to the starting line of a race,” she said. “Seeing self-confidence and the self-worth that they gain from now being a triathlete is remarkable.” Stockwell competed in the 2016 Summer Paralympic...
 
   
Rising to the challenges
 
 Shepparton News     2017-07-29 kl. 05:11     849 words
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When Tatura resident Michael Dobbie, 21, suffered horrific injuries in a motorbike accident, no one imagined he would eventually represent his country at the Paralympic Games.

When Tatura resident Michael Dobbie, 21, suffered horrific injuries in a motorbike accident, no one imagined he would eventually represent his country at the Paralympic Games.‘‘I was your typical country kid who played football, basketball,

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Who's on Strictly Come Dancing 2017? Likely line up of celebrity contestants
 
 Telly Mix     2017-07-29 kl. 04:41     326 words
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Who's on Strictly Come Dancing 2017 this year? Here's a look at the current likely line up of celebrity contestants. As rumours continue, two Olympians are currently at loggerheads for the Glitterball trophy.

Robot Wars TV presenter Angela Scanlon is next in the betting at 16/1 alongside EastEnders ’ Samantha Womack and Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds.
 
   
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kicks off 2017 Canada Summer Games
 
 Metro Canada     2017-07-29 kl. 04:38     506 words
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WINNIPEG — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau caused a bottleneck of athletes wanting a selfie with him as they paraded into the Bell MTS Centre during the Canada Summer Games opening ceremony in Winnipeg on Friday.

Seoul and Barcelona Paralympics.

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Russia progressing but still needs to admit doping past: WADA chief
 
 DAWN Group     2017-07-29 kl. 04:37     514 words
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LONDON: Russia has made progress in its fight against drug cheats, but still needs to admit it had a problem before it can be declared completely compliant, the president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Craig Reedie told Reuters on Thursday.

The 76-year-old, who is also a member of the International Olympic Committee, said that there was still a crucial element that needed to be fulfilled before Russian teams could once again compete in athletics or the Paralympics.
 
   
Two-time Olympian Tinker Juarez goes from Alps to Butte 100
 
 Montana Standard     2017-07-29 kl. 04:30     886 words
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Two-time Olympian Tinker Juarez will jump from the Alps to the Rockies when he headlines the Butte 100 Saturday.

Paralympian Megan Fisher of Missoula, a fan since she was a teenager, shares the love. “There are some real legends coming through Butte,” she said. “I remember hearing his name and watching him on ESPN years ago when he was a racing pro.
 
   
Belleville teen with muscular disorder has recumbent bike stolen
 
 Fox 2 Now     2017-07-29 kl. 03:19     284 words
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Please enable Javascript to watch this video BELLEVILLE, Ill. – With a helping hand from her mom, Bailey Kruse is up standing and hanging onto the branch of a tree. It’s a feeling she enjoys, much like riding her bike.

This Paralympian, who uses the bike to compete in track and field, is hopeful she'll get her bike back, or at least a replacement from her favorite Doctor Who, actor Matt Smith.
 
   
Golden boy
 
 Bangkok Post     2017-07-29 kl. 03:08     1425 words
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Disabled table tennis champion stand victorious in the game of life Rungroj clinched a well-deserved gold medal at the Paralympics in London.

Golden boy. Disabled table tennis champion stand victorious in the game of life Rungroj clinched a well-deserved gold medal at the Paralympics in London.Photos by Somchai Poomlard London 2012 Paralympic gold medallist Rungroj Thainiyom has never...
 
   
Deal designating LA as host of 2028 Olympics is 'very very close,' Mayor Eric Garcetti says
 
 Press-Telegram     2017-07-29 kl. 02:39     767 words
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LOS ANGELES >> Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Friday he is optimistic the city can reach an agreement with the International Olympic Committee next week that will result in Southern California hosting a third Olympic Games.

officials have spoken to the IOC about hosting the 2024 Games, negotiations have primarily focused on Los Angeles holding the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Six honorees to get Key to the City
 
 Elk Grove Citizen     2017-07-29 kl. 02:00     833 words
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The Elk Grove City Council on July 26 selected six people to each receive a Key to the City, which is recognized as one of the city’s highest honors.

Jamie Whitmore A world-class para-cyclist, Whitmore won a gold medal at the 2016 Paralympics Games in Rio de Janeiro and represented the community as the honorary chair of the 2017 Amgen Tour of California Elk Grove Local Operations Committee.
 
   
PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics
 
 The Korea Herald Business     2017-07-29 kl. 01:32     580 words
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With the PyeongChang Olympics drawing near, many people who aren’t familiar with the area might be wondering what the county itself has to offer.

On July 6 th , 2011, Pyeongchang was announced as the host city for the 2018 Winter Olympics and the 2018 Winter Paralympics.... The 2018 Winter Paralympics is also taking place in Pyeongchang under the official title of XII Paralympic Winter Games.
 
   
Iowa Farm Bureau celebrates Adaptive Sports 'Farm Strong' character during 2017 RAGBRAI
 
 Iowa Farm Bureau     2017-07-29 kl. 01:12     664 words
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Adaptive Sports Iowa (ASI) Team rides to build awareness and support for increased RAGBRAI accessibility for athletes with disabilities  RAGBRAI’s

people with physical and visual disabilities and provide opportunities to be constantly active, and for many, that means participating in RAGBRAI.  If not for the work of ASI and its sponsors, many of the disabled athletes might not have the
 
   
Marriott to open luxury Edition hotels in Ginza, Toranomon
 
 Asahi.com     2017-07-29 kl. 00:24     212 words
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Two branches of a top luxury hotel brand operated by Marriott International Inc. will open in central Tokyo by the summer of 2020, in time for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Two branches of a top luxury hotel brand operated by Marriott International Inc. will open in central Tokyo by the summer of 2020, in time for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.Acclaimed architect Kengo Kuma will be in charge of the exterior

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Vietnam bags second Paralympic medal
 
 Tuoitrenews.vn     2017-07-29 kl. 00:17     385 words
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Vietnamese weightlifter Dang Thi Linh Phuong on Saturday (Vietnam time) broke her personal record to finish third in the women’s 50kg powerlifting event at the 2016 Rio Paralympics in Brazil.

Vietnam bags second Paralympic medal.... Vietnamese weightlifter Dang Thi Linh Phuong on Saturday (Vietnam time) broke her personal record to finish third in the women’s 50kg powerlifting event at the 2016 Rio Paralympics in Brazil.Phuong’s performance...
 
   
Halko helps Team USA to record performance at worlds
 
 Hampton Roads Daily Press     2017-07-28 kl. 23:50     297 words
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Jamestown High senior Alexa Halko contributed to Team's USA most successful World Para Athletic Championships in history by winning three medals in the T34-classification including a silver last Thursday in the 400 meters.

Paralympics after the silver in the 400.... Cockroft is a popular athletic star in her native England and served as Halko's chief rival in last summer's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro when Halko also took home a pair of silvers and a bronze.

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Virginia Gazette (web)
 
   
The Saturdays' Mollie King 'signs up for Strictly Come Dancing line up'
 
 Telly Mix     2017-07-28 kl. 23:47     260 words
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The Saturdays' Mollie King is the latest name rumoured for the 2017 Strictly Come Dancing line up . She's set to follow in the footsteps of bandmate Frankie Bridge who appeared on the show in 2014 and made the final.

Jessica Ennis-Hill. There's also X Factor winner Alexandra Burke , Paralympian Ellie Simmonds, Robot Wars host Angela Scanlon, Bros singer Matt Goss, comic Joel Dommett and marathon runner Paula Radcliffe.
 
   
British EuroMillions winner scoops jackpot of £51million – becoming fourth UK person to win top prize
 
 The Sun     2017-07-28 kl. 23:40     339 words
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An unknown UK ticket-holder has bagged the whopping prize

Lottery game, every player is helping to raise money for Good Causes. “On average, over £30 million is raised every week for projects across the UK, both big and small, from repairing Scout huts to making Olympic and Paralympic champions.” You
 
   
Prince Harry plays handball with adorable kids in London, promptly melts hearts everywhere
 
 NowToLove.com.au     2017-07-28 kl. 23:29     616 words
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Prince Harry dropped by a ‘summer activity session’ in London on Friday for the Fed and Fit campaign -- an initiative which strives to keep tummies full, minds active and feet moving throughout the school holidays.

My Journey for Forces TV as he promotes the Invictus Games, the 32-year-old chats to his good friend and Paralympic champ, Dave Henson, about his mental health battles.

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Australian Women's Weekly (web)
 
   
LA 2024 Celebrates Anniversary of 1984 Games; Honours Volunteers
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-07-28 kl. 23:05     368 words
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LA 2024 celebrates the 33rd anniversary of the LA 1984 Olympic Games (LA 2024 Photo) The Los Angeles bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic

LA 2024 celebrates the 33rd anniversary of the LA 1984 Olympic Games (LA 2024 Photo) The Los Angeles bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic. ...Games Friday honoured volunteers of the LA 1984 Games on the 33rd anniversary of the event’s
 
   
Sportel Conference Returns to Monaco -- Conferences and Conventions...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-07-28 kl. 23:02     652 words
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(ATR) The Sportel Conference will be making its annual stop in Monaco beginning Oct. 23, where organizers expect hundreds of business leaders in attendance.

The USOC will make more than 100 of USA's Olympians and Paralympians available for short interviews and photo opportunities as they talk about their challenges and hopes while preparing for the next Games.

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Around The Rings (web)
 
   
Team USA Women's Water Polo Defeats Rival Spain to Win Fifth World Championship
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-28 kl. 22:45     441 words
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, 3:23 p.m. (ET) The United States bench cheer on their teammates in the women's water polo gold medal match between the United States and Spain at the Budapest 2017 FINA World Championships on July 28, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary.

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Update: Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center Named USEF/USPEA National Para Equestrian Dressage Centers of Excellence
 
 Usef.org     2017-07-28 kl. 22:25     376 words
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Lexington, Ky. - The US Equestrian Federation (USEF), in conjunction with United States Para-Equestrian Association (USPEA), is pleased to announce that Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center in Loxahatchee, Fla.

International and Paralympic Games level and ultimately win medals.  In addition, COEs will play an active role in attracting trainers to the sport of Para-Equestrian Dressage and helping them develop and understand the sport.
 
   
Deal that would designate L.A. as host of 2028 Olympics is ‘very very close,’ Mayor Eric Garcetti says
 
 Riverside Press Enterprise     2017-07-28 kl. 22:21     788 words
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LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Friday he is optimistic the city can reach an agreement with the International Olympic Committee next week that will result in Southern California hosting a third Olympic Games.

officials have spoken to the IOC about hosting the 2024 Games, negotiations have primarily focused on Los Angeles holding the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Wilk wins again as Grand Prix kicks off Prudential RideLondon weekend
 
 Prudential RideLondon     2017-07-28 kl. 21:52     1430 words
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:59 p.m. Rafal Wilk made it two wins out of two at the Prudential RideLondon Elite Handcycle race as the Grand Prix kicked off Prudential RideLondon weekend with a string of fast-paced races.

Wilk, the reigning road race world champion and 2016 Paralympic silver medallist, was pushed hard by the vastly experienced Frei, but shook off the challenge from the decorated Swiss cyclist to finish in a time of 46:05. “We were working together,

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Who is Josh Widdicombe? The Last Leg host, comedian and BBC Three sitcom creator
 
 Irish Sun     2017-07-28 kl. 21:45     455 words
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The comedian has a regular gig on The Last Leg but where else have you seen him? JOSH Widdicombe has won over the hearts of the nation with his witty humour and infectious charm.

Josh has been a long-standing host of Channel 4’s popular comedy panel show, The Last Leg, since its launch in 2012 during the Paralympic games.... But the reason it does is because it came up quietly through the Paralympics.

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Who is Alex Brooker, is he related to Charlie Brooker? All you need to know about The Last Leg host
 
 Irish Sun     2017-07-28 kl. 21:45     308 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. But what else do we know about the presenter?

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...

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The Sun (web)
 
   
Who is Adam Hills? The Last Leg host and Aussie comedian
 
 Irish Sun     2017-07-28 kl. 21:40     604 words
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Stand-up with one foot who prefers the term 'mutant' to 'disabled' is now a TV favourite in the UK but what do we know about him? AFTER relocating to Blighty from way across the globe, cheeky Aussie Adam Hills is now a TV staple.

And after co-hosting US coverage of the Beijinh Paralympics in 2008, Adam was asked to host a Channel 4 comedy chat show The Last Leg during the 2012 Paralympics in London.
 
   
Jive Aces Xmas (12/2/2017)
 
 IN.gov     2017-07-28 kl. 21:38     114 words
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Display Month: From:   To:   State Agency(s): Entry Type:   (View) Entry Category:   (View) IN.

and performances for both the Olympic and Paralympic celebrations, The Jive Aces have truly established themselves as the UK's top Jive & Swing band.
 
   
Ultimate Table Tennis, Semi Final 1: Falcons TTC Beat DHFL Maharashtra United 14-5 to Enter Finals
 
 India.com     2017-07-28 kl. 21:35     528 words
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Falcons TTC advanced to the finals of inaugural Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) the country’s newest franchise sports league.

She met with India’s Olympian Sharath Kamal, four-time Paralympic Gold Medalist Natalia Partyka, Olympian Kim Song I and India’s young sensation Archana Kamath.
 
   
DL-POWERLIFTER-ATTACK-ARREST - One held in differently-abled powerlifter attack case
 
 Namibia Press Agency     2017-07-28 kl. 21:24     90 words
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Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. New Delhi, Jul 28 (PTI) A 34-year-old man was today arrested in connection with the beating up of a differently- abled powerlifter in central Delhi's Paharganj, police said.

New Delhi, Jul 28 (PTI) A 34-year-old man was today arrested in connection with the beating up of a differently- abled powerlifter in central Delhi's Paharganj, police said.Anil Sharma (42), who had represented India at the paralympic games at Rio

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Has London 2012's legacy lived up to expectations?
 
 Management Today Magazine     2017-07-28 kl. 20:54     832 words
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SPONSORED: Five years on, we look at how Stratford has changed. It’s five years since London hosted the Olympic and Paralympic Games. It was acclaimed as a great success, but it nearly didn’t happen.

It’s five years since London hosted the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Tour de France à la Voile Act 9 day 1
 
 Yachts and Yachting Online     2017-07-28 kl. 20:35     1110 words
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Tour de France à la Voile Act 9 Day 1 in Nice by Andi Robertson today at 7:19 pm 26-27 July 2017 While Team SFS triumphed in spectacular style in

Paralympic sailor and co-skipper Damien Seguin has sailed in the Tour for the past three years and – in addition to his two Paralympic golds in the 2.4mR - has once again achieved his goal of proving that physical disability does not preclude top

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Global Citizen Woche in Bildern 24.8.-28.08
 
 GlobalCitizen.org     2017-07-28 kl. 20:11     771 words
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Montag bis Freitag. 5 Tage, 5 Begebenheiten, die alle aus ganz unterschiedlichen Gründen bewegt haben - und über die wir bisher nicht berichtet haben.

Die Para-Leichtathletik WM in London geht zu Ende Vergangenen Sonntag ging in London die Paralympische Weltmeisterschaft der Leichtathletik zu Ende.... Auf der  Webseite der deutschen paralympischen Mannschaft gibt Auskunft über alle weiteren Siege.
 
   
Perales headlines Spanish team for World Para Swimming Championships
 
 ZwemZa     2017-07-28 kl. 19:47     215 words
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Rio 2016 champion Oscar Salguero Galisteo is also among the squad © Spain’s seven-time Paralympic gold medallist Teresa Perales is the star name in her country’s team for this year’s World Para Swimming Championships in Mexico City.

Rio 2016 champion Oscar Salguero Galisteo is also among the squad © Spain’s seven-time Paralympic gold medallist Teresa Perales is the star name in her country’s team for this year’s World Para Swimming Championships in Mexico City.The

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Wheelchair Curlers Close Out Another Successful SummerSpiel
 
 Falmouth Enterprise     2017-07-28 kl. 19:41     1247 words
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The annual SummerSpiel at the Cape Cod Curling Club is more than just a sports event that attracts some of the best athletes from across the country and around the globe.

Meghan and Dave are both former Paralympians who have also played in the World Games.
 
   
Charlize Theron Talks Bisexuality in 'Atomic Blonde'
 
 MSN Entertainment     2017-07-28 kl. 19:23     82 words
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NowThis News 0:39 Hot Pie From 'Game of Thrones' Is a Baker IRL NowThis News 0:43 Disney Wants To Use Facial Recognition NowThis News 0:39

NowThis News 1:57 Paralympian...
 
   
Registration open for GLASA's Twilight 5K
 
 Chicago Daily Herald     2017-07-28 kl. 19:17     333 words
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The Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association is hosting the 10th Annual Twilight 5K Run/Walk/Roll on Sept. 9 at the Gorton Community Center in Lake Forest. The race will start at 5:15 p.m. and the post-race party will continue until 9 p.m.

The Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association is a Gold Paralympic Sports Club which provides a continuum of developmental to elite level sports serving Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin.
 
   
Simone Manuel Takes Upset Win in Women’s 100 Freestyle
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-28 kl. 19:13     410 words
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, 12 p.m. (ET) Simone Manuel celebrates after winning the gold medal in the mixed 4x100-meter medley at the Budapest 2017 FINA World Championships on July 26, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary.

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Ball State professor returns from London with World Champions
 
 Ball State Daily News     2017-07-28 kl. 19:06     527 words
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Larry Judge and his athletes went into the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships with one goal – to sweep the competition. And there was never any doubt.

Maybe it was returning to the place where he first coached in the Paralympic Games in 2012, or maybe it was the fact that Campbell and Blair repeated their performances from the 2015 IPC World Championships in Doha, Qatar.
 
   
Paralympic athlete Kadeena Cox MBE receives honorary degree
 
 Leeds Beckett University     2017-07-28 kl. 19:05     655 words
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The British parasport athlete, who competed for Great Britain in both sprint and cycling races at the 2016 Rio Olympics, was awarded the Honorary Doctorate for her global sporting excellence in the face of adversity.

Paralympic athlete Kadeena Cox MBE receives honorary degree....Beckett with a BSc (Hons) degree in Sport and Exercise Science, became the first British Paralympian to win Gold in multiple sports at the same Games since 1984.
 
   
Paralympic campaigner receives honorary degree
 
 Leeds Beckett University     2017-07-28 kl. 19:05     487 words
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Dr Price started his career as a physical education teacher for children with severe physical disabilities, before moving on to become head of delegation to the Great Britain team in five consecutive Summer Paralympic Games.

Paralympic campaigner receives honorary degree.... Dr Price started his career as a physical education teacher for children with severe physical disabilities, before moving on to become head of delegation to the Great Britain team in five consecutive Summer Paralympic...
 
   
LA 2024 Hails Record Soccer Crowd at Coliseum Clash Between Manchester City and Real Madrid
 
 Around The Rings     2017-07-28 kl. 18:47     426 words
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LA 2024 bid leaders today highlighted last night’s soccer match at the LA Memorial Coliseum between Real Madrid and Manchester City as further

LA 2024 bid leaders today highlighted last night’s soccer match at the LA Memorial Coliseum between Real Madrid and Manchester City as further. ...evidence of the City of Angels’ unique potential to grow Olympic and Paralympic sport in the US

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The Olympic Museum’s secrets revealed
 
 El Digital D Barcelona     2017-07-28 kl. 18:40     141 words
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marks a new ‘ Secrets of the Olympic and Sports Museum ’ workshop.

The Olympic Museum’s secrets revealed. marks a new ‘ Secrets of the Olympic and Sports Museum ’ workshop.Part of the activities commemorating the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Barcelona Olympic and Paralympic Games and organised by the Museum
 
   
Oisin still defying the odds
 
 Donegal News     2017-07-28 kl. 18:24     459 words
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Posted: 3:05 pm July 28, 2017 STRANORLAR man Oisin Merritt will continue to defy the odds when he lines out at Finn Park in a friendly match this Saturday.

Because of the nature of my brain injury I qualify for the Irish Paralympic team. “I have been going up to Dublin every third week to train with them and there's a World Cup in Argentina in September. “I'm hoping to be in the team for that.
 
   
More Heartbreak For Nigeria's Para Athletes By Oluwashina Okeleji
 
 Latest Nigerian News.com     2017-07-28 kl. 18:13     81 words
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Published by Osun Defender on Fri, 28 Jul 2017 Elite level sport is difficult enough, but when you introduce physical disability into the mix, it is quite a daunting prospect.

unproductiveness. Not to Nigeria's Paralympians, who have, in recent times, brought acclaim to the nation from the unlikeliest of..."The post More Heartbreak For Nigeria's Para Athletes By Oluwashina Okeleji appeared first on OsunDefender.
 
   
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 Leisure Opportunities     2017-07-28 kl. 17:57     926 words
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Recruiting now Call the Leisure Opportunities team now to book your advertisement or email leisureopps @ leisuremedia.

Talking to Sports Management the former Paralympic champion said there also “needed to be a ....... More>>   Sainsbury's, one of the key sponsors of the ParalympicsGB team, has renewed its partnership with the British Paralympic Association (BPA),...
 
   
Paralympic champion is re-united with her stolen gold medals
 
 ITV     2017-07-28 kl. 17:51     180 words
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A double Paralympic champion has thanked fans who backed a social media campaign to help her find her two stolen medals.

Paralympic champion is re-united with her stolen gold medals.... A double Paralympic champion has thanked fans who backed a social media campaign to help her find her two stolen medals.Kadeena Cox collected the IPC Athletics World Championships gold...

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When Does 'Strictly Come Dancing' 2017 Start? Date, Contestant Line-Up, Judges, Pro Dancers And Everything Else We Know About The New Series
 
 Huffington Post UK     2017-07-28 kl. 17:43     805 words
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Ba-ba-ba-ba ba-ba-baaaaaaaa. Sequins at the ready, because a new series of ‘’ is just around the corner.

In the meantime, plenty of celebrities have been linked to the new series, including , singer Matt Goss, Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds, , former , , Loose Women's Martine McCutcheon, Olympian Jessica Ennis Hill and astronaut Tim Peake on the

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Patrick Mayrhofer's reasons to watch PyeongChang 2018
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-28 kl. 17:29     375 words
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Austrian world Para snowboard champion explains why his sport is one to watch at Winter Paralympics. The upcoming 2017-18 Para snowboard season will be crucial for athletes ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games .

Austrian world Para snowboard champion explains why his sport is one to watch at Winter Paralympics.... The upcoming 2017-18 Para snowboard season will be crucial for athletes ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games .Austria’s Patrick Mayrhofer is targeting his Paralympic...
 
   
Red, White & Trending: July 21-27
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-28 kl. 17:28     2116 words
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, 10:30 a.m. (ET) What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing? They're training. They're practicing. They're traveling to competitions and meets and games and tournaments. They're relaxing.

(ET) What are Team USA athletes — Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls — up to when they're not competing?...finished last, the long jump, at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio) … Hard core cheesinnnnnnn I can't put into words what this means to me.
 
   
Moses Lake’s Kimbro to compete in Switzerland
 
 Columbia Basin Herald     2017-07-28 kl. 17:14     288 words
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MOSES LAKE — Spencer Kimbro’s passport is filled to the brim. Kimbro, a wheelchair athlete from Moses Lake, will close out his summer season at the World Para Athletics Junior Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland.

Paralympic Track and Field team, U.S.... Paralympic World Championship team and Junior World Championship team.
 
   
Achieving success and giving back
 
 LaMesaCourier     2017-07-28 kl. 17:03     770 words
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By Karen Ronney Lauren Haneke-Hopp believes in dreaming big, achieving her goals, and then paying it forward.

Her dreams were to make the girls’ varsity team at Patrick Henry High and one day play in the 2020 Paralympics.... She is majoring in exercise science and one day wants to work with disabled athletes using tennis as therapy. “Parents need to see that...
 
   
MORE THAN 660,000 TICKETS SOLD FOR IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS LONDON 2017
 
 Sportsvibe.co.uk     2017-07-28 kl. 16:46     592 words
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Friday 28th July The organisers of the IAAF World Championships London 2017 have announced the latest sales figure for tickets with more than 660,000 sold for the championships, which start in exactly one week today.

“For those that missed out on the London 2012 Olympic or Paralympic Games this is really it, the best chance to see the stadium in that form once more and I cannot stress enough how amazing the action is going to be.” London 2017 Ltd first went
 
   
Wimbledon champions and Rio Paralympic medallists among British Open Wheelchair Tennis entry
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-07-28 kl. 16:45     938 words
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Photo Credit: Tennis Foundation Britain’s Wimbledon champions Gordon Reid and Alfie Hewett are among 24 world top 10 ranked players across the men’s,

Wimbledon champions and Rio Paralympic medallists among British Open Wheelchair Tennis entry....Grand Slams. Reid and Hewett, the Rio Paralympic men’s singles gold and silver medallists and men’s doubles silver medallists, recently won their second Wimbledon men’s doubles title together, beating Paralympic...

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Armenia inspires next generation of Para sports fans with help of...
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-07-28 kl. 16:44     468 words
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The next generation of Para sports fans in Armenia are being inspired thanks to I’mPOSSIBLE.

inspired thanks to the work of the country’s National Paralympic Committee (NPC) and the Agitos Foundation.... The NPC has been successfully implementing I’mPOSSIBLE, a toolkit of resources used to help engage young people between the ages of 6-12 years with the Paralympic...
 
   
Majlis mulling to ease passport rules for women
 
 Tehran Times     2017-07-28 kl. 16:44     270 words
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TEHRAN -- The Iranian parliament (Majlis) is considering a bill that would facilitate the procedure of passport issuance for female athletes, scientists, and traders, IRNA reported on Friday.

In May 2017, Iranian authorities intervened to allow two-time Paralympic gold medalist Zahra Nemati to compete abroad despite her estranged husband’s attempts to force her to stay home.

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Paracyclist takes gold at national competition
 
 Highland News     2017-07-28 kl. 16:34     852 words
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Written by Val Sweeney Paracyclist Fin Graham. AN AMBITIOUS young paracyclist has won his first British title just months after taking up the sport at a competitive level.

But he has not let his disability get in the way of his passion for cycling and he has ambitions to represent his country at the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo.... Fin has already been taken under the wing of British Cycling after being invited by the head of the paralympic...
 
   
#APCTop20 - No.5: Carla Qualtrough elected to Canada's Cabinet
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-28 kl. 16:21     789 words
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Paralympic swimmer named Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities in 2015. In November 2015, former Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) Vice-President Carla Qualtrough was named Canada’s Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities.

Paralympic swimmer named Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities in 2015.... In November 2015, former Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) Vice-President Carla Qualtrough was named Canada’s Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities.“I am...
 
   
Witold Skupien: 3 things you didn’t know
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-28 kl. 16:21     232 words
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Poland’s cross-country skier has a guilty pleasure Poland’s Witold Skupien caused a big surprise in cross-country last season at Finsterau 2017. He finished second in the men’s sprint standing to win his first ever medal at a World Championships.

He is looking forward to continuing his progress as he heads to the Paralympic Games in PyeongChang in March.
 
   
Athletics: London 2017 set to break world championships attendance records
 
 Reuters Canada     2017-07-28 kl. 16:08     258 words
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LONDON (Reuters) - The world athletics championships in London next month are expected to have the highest attendance figures in the event's history after organisers announced on Friday that more than 650,000 tickets have been sold.

"For those that missed out on the London 2012 Olympic or Paralympic Games this is really it, the best chance to see the stadium in that form once more and I cannot stress enough how amazing the action is going to be," championship director Niels de

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Purdy: My five best and worst assignments
 
 The Mercury News     2017-07-28 kl. 16:02     5354 words
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, who has been a sports columnist for this newspaper since 1984, will retire from that job in August. He is writing a series of columns recounting the most memorable elements of his four decades as a sports journalist.

At the Opening Ceremonies, the Olympic torch was ignited by a paralympic archer who shot a flaming arrow from the ground level up to the six-story high structure that housed the cauldron.

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The Bulleit Bourbon Canadian National BBQ Championships returns to Whistler Blackcomb August 4-6
 
 Travel PR News     2017-07-28 kl. 15:29     565 words
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WHISTLER, British Columbia, 2017-Jul-28 — / / —Competitors will throw down at the sauciest BBQ battle in the Pacific Northwest for the 16th consecutive year. .

About Whistler Blackcomb Whistler Blackcomb, the official alpine skiing venue for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, is situated in the Resort Municipality of Whistler located in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia 125 kilometres (78
 
   
Countdown to SIRF is on!
 
 North East Connected     2017-07-28 kl. 15:28     474 words
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THE COUNTDOWN to Stockton International Riverside Festival’s 30th birthday festivities has begun with just a week to go to launch night.

buildings. Spoken word artist Arji Manuelpillai presents one-minute raps on his three wheeled trike as The Merry Maker and there will also be oversized Bingo compered by Beryl and Cyril, who hope to make Bingo an official Paralympic sport.
 
   
Repeat Canada Games able-sail athlete doubles as builder for the sport locally
 
 SportsOttawa.com     2017-07-28 kl. 15:17     545 words
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Aaron Wong-Sing. Photo provided By Martin Boyce Gone with the wind are Paralympic Games sailing hopes for Aaron Wong-Sing, but in with the tide are aspirations of growing the sport he loves.

Aaron Wong-Sing. Photo provided By Martin Boyce Gone with the wind are Paralympic Games sailing hopes for Aaron Wong-Sing, but in with the tide are aspirations of growing the sport he loves.The 41-year-old soon-to-be Canada Games veteran is focused on...
 
   
FIS official claims great drive in China to use Beijing 2022 to improve winter sport development
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-28 kl. 15:05     311 words
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International Ski Federation (FIS) secretary general Sarah Lewis has claimed there is a "great drive" in China to improve winter sports through their hosting of the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Beijing.

International Ski Federation (FIS) secretary general Sarah Lewis has claimed there is a "great drive" in China to improve winter sports through their hosting of the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Beijing.  Lewis recently visited the Chinese
 
   
Sainsbury's backs ParalympicsGB to 2020
 
 Sport Industry Group     2017-07-28 kl. 14:37     393 words
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Sainsbury’s has renewed its partnership with the British Paralympic Association (BPA) for the next four years, including both the PyeongChang 2018 and Tokyo 2020 Games.

Sainsbury's backs ParalympicsGB to 2020.... Sainsbury’s has renewed its partnership with the British Paralympic Association (BPA) for the next four years, including both the PyeongChang 2018 and Tokyo 2020 Games.As the first Paralympic-only sponsor at the...
 
   
WORLDLINE : Atos named a Leader in IoT Services by global analyst firm NelsonHall
 
 4 Traders     2017-07-28 kl. 14:31     912 words
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- Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announces that it has been named a `Leader`* by global research and advisory firm NelsonHall in its latest NEAT analysis on Internet of Things (IoT) Services.

The Group is the Worldwide Information Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.
 
   
Wroc?aw 2017 hailed as success for Olympic Channel
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-28 kl. 14:29     451 words
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Mark Parkman, the general manager of the Olympic Channel, claimed today that the Wroc?aw 2017 World Games has been one of the platform's "more successful" events since its launch in 2016.

Founded in 1996, ISB has served as host broadcaster for many of the world’s leading sporting events, including seven Olympic and six Paralympic Games as well as the inaugural 2015 European Games in Baku.
 
   
For the kids
 
 Indiana Statesman     2017-07-28 kl. 14:18     770 words
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Dylan Stolz, a junior pre-med major, has shaved his head, worn a Pokémon costume to class and run several miles for just one cause — the kids. Stolz is the president of State Dance Marathon, Indiana State’s largest student-run philanthropic organization.

Evan Austin, a paralympian swimmer, was also there to give his support.
 
   
Haywards Heath Autism Community House Celebrates An ‘Outstanding’ CQC Rating
 
 Sussex Living     2017-07-28 kl. 14:17     427 words
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Staff and the people they support at Beech Hill, a community house for younger adults with autism and a learning disability in Haywards Heath, are celebrating after it was awarded ‘Outstanding’ by care watchdog the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

I am very proud of them all.” Irene Sobowale, Chief Executive of The Disabilities Trus t, which owns the house, said: “This is the equivalent of an Olympic or Paralympic gold medal for us!
 
   
London 2017: Golden girls
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-28 kl. 14:03     526 words
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Rising female stars whose performances caught the eye at World Para Athletics Championships.

Deja Young – 21yrs (USA, 100m, 200m T47 ) Young also tore home to double sprint gold in London, winning the 100m and 200m T47 – just as she did at the Paralympic Games in Rio last year.... Winner of the 200m T37 in championship record time , Kobzar finished second behind Great Britain’s Paralympic...
 
   
Martine Wright MBE tells her inspirational story about what the Paralympics in London meant to her
 
 BT.com     2017-07-28 kl. 14:00     27 words
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After losing both her legs in the 7/7 London attacks, Martine Wright talks about how she overcame this and took part in the 2012 Paralympic games.

Martine Wright MBE tells her inspirational story about what the Paralympics in London meant to her.... After losing both her legs in the 7/7 London attacks, Martine Wright talks about how she overcame this and took part in the 2012 Paralympic games.

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Singapore Coffee Festival 2017: 52 reasons to spend your National Day weekend there
 
 Straits Times     2017-07-28 kl. 13:38     1509 words
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The Singapore Coffee Festival 2017 takes place just a few days before Singapore's 52nd birthday, from Aug 3 to 6. What better way to get into a celebratory mood than to spend the weekend before National Day at the festival?

35. Paralympic champion Yip Pin Xiu will be doing a storytelling session and meet-and-greet for her new book, Mermaid Who Became a Champion.
 
   
British Canoeing coach resigns after sex allegations
 
 WKZO-AM     2017-07-28 kl. 13:35     172 words
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7:26 a.m. EDT LONDON (Reuters) - British Canoeing announced on Friday that a member of its coaching team had resigned after an internal investigation which, media reports said, were into sexual misconduct allegations.

three golds and two bronzes in the Paralympics, but it has joined other successful British sports including swimming and cycling in being hit by a variety of allegations such as sexual abuse, racism, sexism or bullying by coaches.

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GB coach resigns after sex allegations
 
 Yahoo! Sports UK and Ireland     2017-07-28 kl. 13:30     167 words
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LONDON (Reuters) - British Canoeing announced on Friday that a member of its coaching team had resigned after an internal investigation which, media reports said, were into sexual misconduct allegations.

three golds and two bronzes in the Paralympics, but it has joined other successful British sports including swimming and cycling in being hit by a variety of allegations such as sexual abuse, racism, sexism or bullying by coaches.

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Francophonie Games: Marilson Semedo wins silver medal in the F42 category of the javelin
 
 Inforpress     2017-07-28 kl. 13:22     142 words
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  Praia, July 27 (Inforpress) – Cabo Verdean Paralympian athlete Marilson Semedo has been awarded the silver medal F42 (amputation above the knee) in the javelin competition held today at the Francophone Games, which take place in Abidjan (Ivory Coast).

  Praia, July 27 (Inforpress) – Cabo Verdean Paralympian athlete Marilson Semedo has been awarded the silver medal F42 (amputation above the knee) in the javelin competition held today at the Francophone Games, which take place in Abidjan (Ivory
 
   
Press release: Birmingham and Liverpool through to final phase of assessment process for 2022 Commonwealth Games bid
 
 Government UK     2017-07-28 kl. 13:21     1053 words
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Birmingham and Liverpool have both passed the preliminary assessment phase in the UK city selection process for a potential 2022 Commonwealth Games bid, Sports Minister Tracey Crouch has announced today.

Five years ago this week, the country was gripped by London 2012, the best Olympic and Paralympic Games ever staged.

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Coastal Team Challenge from World T.E.A.M. Sports Kayaking Long Island’s Southern Coast
 
 Sports Destination Management     2017-07-28 kl. 13:11     670 words
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National non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports’ August 1-2 Coastal Team Challenge will join together adaptive and able-bodied athletes in a challenging outdoor sporting endeavor.

Each team will include one developmentally-disabled athlete and one able-bodied athlete.
 
   
Prince Harry to meet Melania Trump
 
 femalefirst.co.uk     2017-07-28 kl. 13:04     368 words
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Prince Harry will meet US First Lady Melania Trump at the Invictus Games in September.

Prince Harry will meet US First Lady Melania Trump at the Invictus Games in September.Prince Harry Melania will lead the US delegation of 90 athletes who will compete at the Paralympic-style event for injured military veterans in Toronto, Canada,

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London 2017: Best of the boys
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-28 kl. 12:54     584 words
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The rising male stars who stood at out at the World Para Athletics Championships.

The Brazilian is getting ever closer to Ireland’s visually impaired sprinter Jason Smyth , dubbed the fastest Paralympian on the planet with a time of 10.46.... Sam Grewe – 19yrs – (USA, high jump T42 ) It’s hard to believe Grewe has only been competing in Para athletics since 2015; he now has two world titles and a Paralympic...
 
   
Azerbaijani gymnasts win silver at World Games 2017
 
 Xalq Gazeti     2017-07-28 kl. 12:43     51 words
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Azerbaijani jiu-jitsu fighters win international tournament Azerbaijani artistic gymnasts claim 5 medals at Berlin Masters World Challenge Cup 2017

Azerbaijani wrestlers win 8 medals in Dagestan Azerbaijani fighter wins World MMA Championship Azerbaijani Paralympic powerlifter defeats Olympians, wins 2 world championship golds Azerbaijani kickboxer to fight for world champion title.
 
   
UK Sport’s medal approach ‘needs a rethink’, says Tanni Grey Thompson
 
 World Leisure News & Jobs     2017-07-28 kl. 12:40     350 words
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BY Matthew Campelli Grey-Thompson said the consideration of athletes' duty of care was important when setting medal targets UK Sport’s ‘no compromise’ approach to funding elite sport “needs a rethink”, according Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.

Grey-Thompson.Talking to Sports Management the former Paralympic champion said there also “needed to be a debate” about how many medals Great Britain wants to win, with more emphasis on duty of care for athletes. “My personal view is that

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World record bidder's gruelling seven-day treadmill run ruled invalid - because her boyfriend counted the 521 miles
 
 itv.com     2017-07-28 kl. 12:39     715 words
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Amy Hughes experienced extreme emotions in the high-profile world record attempt.

Credit: Amy Hughes Amy was running for the 53 Foundation, which includes Paralympian Hannah Cockroft as an ambassador, that she co-founded with Dave to give active opportunities for people with disabilities.

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Canoe coach resigns amid abuse claims
 
 BBC     2017-07-28 kl. 12:35     211 words
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A British Canoeing coach who has been suspended since December amid abuse allegations has resigned. After an initial investigation, further allegations emerged in April, leading British Canoeing to approach UK Sport to help commission a second probe.

ParalympicsGB then claimed three gold and two bronze medals at the Rio Paralympics, where they topped the medal table.... Earlier this year, BBC Sport revealed British Swimming is conducting an investigation after bullying complaints were made by a number of Paralympians...
 
   
Ex-Minister responsible for Pyeongchang 2018 found guilty of lying before Parliament
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-28 kl. 12:32     571 words
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Cho Yoon-sun, South Korea’s ex-Culture, Sports and Tourism Minister who had responsibility for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, has been found guilty of lying before Parliament.

Cho Yoon-sun, South Korea’s ex-Culture, Sports and Tourism Minister who had responsibility for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, has been found guilty of lying before Parliament.The official has, however, been acquitted of
 
   
New Athlete Advisory Group for Para athletics
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-28 kl. 11:46     371 words
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7 representatives to serve as athlete voices for the sport. World Para Athletics have named the seven members of the new Athletes Advisory Group (AAG) for the sport.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletes’ Council has welcomed the announcement of the group.

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British Canoeing coach resigns after sexual assault investigation is halted
 
 Daily Mail     2017-07-28 kl. 11:40     271 words
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Press Association 10:33 BST, 28 July 2017 A coach in British Canoeing's high-performance team has resigned after an internal investigation into claims of grooming and sexual assault was adjourned earlier this month.

The British canoeing team has become one of the best in the world, winning two gold medals and two silvers at the Olympics in Rio and three golds and two bronzes at the Paralympics.

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Take the kids to … Kynren, County Durham
 
 The Guardian     2017-07-28 kl. 11:33     464 words
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In a nutshell An outdoor live show that zips through 2,000 years of English history, with appearances from the Venerable Bede, Boudica, William the

Fun fact Creative director Steve Boyd has worked on 13 Olympic and Paralympic opening ceremonies.

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Nationwide Teleworking Campaign Project in Light of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games
 
 Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry     2017-07-28 kl. 11:30     595 words
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The government of Japan decided to adopt July 24 as Telework Day.

Nationwide Teleworking Campaign Project in Light of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.... In collaboration with related ministries and agencies, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, economic associations and other organizations, METI will endeavor to encourage teleworking with the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
British Cycling recruits for head of performance support
 
 Bike Biz     2017-07-28 kl. 11:28     197 words
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Following on from opening the recruitment process for the role of head of medical services a fortnight ago, British Cycling is now recruiting for the

the Tokyo 2020 cycle. “The successful candidate will lead our world-class team of performance support practitioners across our Olympic and Paralympic programmes who are invaluable to the Great Britain Cycling Team’s success.

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P.E.I.'s Mark Arendz featured in 'High-Performance Herd' T-shirt series
 
 CBC     2017-07-28 kl. 11:28     322 words
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Arendz spending summer training in New Zealand snow Two-time Paralympic medallist in biathlon Mark Arendz of Hartsville, P.E.I., is being featured on a new line of T-shirts celebrating Canada's top high-performance athletes.

Arendz spending summer training in New Zealand snow Two-time Paralympic...

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Secrets to the sub 3hr marathon
 
 The Runner's Tribe     2017-07-28 kl. 11:21     1167 words
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Since commencing personalised training programs in 2009, the Front Runner coaching team has been primarily focused on assisting both recreational and

At the 2016 Gold Coast Marathon, the 30 th Front Runner athlete on an individual exercise prescription bettered the magical 3hr marathon when Paralympic aspirant Matt Felton ran 2.57.