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Dubbelamputerade Felicia gör dressyr-succé
 
 SVT Nyheter     2017-07-30 kl. 22:25     253 words
 
Publicerad: igår 22.08 Uppdaterad: igår 22.44 Felicia Grimmenhag blev som tonåring av med båda sina ben i en trafikolycka, men hittade hästarna och dressyren, där hon håller på att göra kometkarriär.

Dröm om Paralympics.... Nu hårdtränar hon inför EM i augusti, och drömmer om Paralympics i Tokyo 2020. -
 
   
Tre paradressyrryttare ska bli fyra
 
 Helsingborgs Dagblad     2017-07-28 kl. 10:39     145 words
 
Tre svenska ryttare är redan klara för EM i paradressyr i Göteborg i slutet a...

Tre svenska ryttare är redan klara för EM i paradressyr i Göteborg i slutet a...
 
   
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The Legends of R&B are coming, including Brian McKnight & Brandy.
 
 Showbiz in FULL HD     2017-07-31 kl. 08:26     10693 words
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Every country has a person who is the butt of all jokes.  In Ireland, it is Paddy.  In Israel, it is Hymie and in South Africa, that person is Van der Merwe and this tongue-in-cheek family comedy is about him.

exploring the events leading to the tragic Valentine’s Day killing of Reeva Steenkamp by Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.
 
   
Russia athletics chief London bound in bid to end ban
 
 Yahoo! India     2017-07-31 kl. 08:23     274 words
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REUTERS - Russia's head of athletics Dmitry Shlyakhtin is travelling to London this week to address the sport's governing body in a bid to have his country's international ban lifted.

Both the IAAF and International Paralympic Committee (IPC) still regard Russia as non-compliant.

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Human Rights Commission welcomes new Disability Rights Commissioner
 
 LiveNews.co.nz     2017-07-31 kl. 08:17     314 words
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MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Human Rights Commission – Release/Statement Headline: Chief Commissioner David Rutherford says the Commission is

She has an array of experience in the New Zealand public sector and has served on the Boards of Sports Wellington, the Halberg Disability Sports Foundation, Paralympics New Zealand and the New Zealand Artificial Limb Board.
 
   
Doping-Russia athletics chief London bound in bid to end ban
 
 DNA India     2017-07-31 kl. 08:12     280 words
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Russia's head of athletics Dmitry Shlyakhtin is travelling to London this week to address the sport's governing body in a bid to have his country's international ban lifted.

Both the IAAF and International Paralympic Committee (IPC) still regard Russia as non-compliant.

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Spurring boom in mass sports
 
 CHINAdaily USA     2017-07-31 kl. 08:10     534 words
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Yu Donglin, general manager of Wanlong Ski Resort in Zhangjiakou, Hebei province, has seen his business flourish in the two years since China was awarded the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Yu Donglin, general manager of Wanlong Ski Resort in Zhangjiakou, Hebei province, has seen his business flourish in the two years since China was awarded the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.The number of visitors from across the country

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Para athletes: Sabah’s pride
 
 New Sabah Times     2017-07-31 kl. 08:10     385 words
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Asean Para Games. 31st July, 2017 By DK RYNI QAREENA KOTA KINABALU: The Sports and Recreation Association for People with Disabilities, Sabah

in international sports arena is certainly the pride of people in Sabah, he added. “I am confident and I believe that Sabah Paralympic athlete team under PESRON is ready.”.
 
   
Webb Sr blasts Jamaica Olympic Association
 
 Jamaica Gleaner     2017-07-31 kl. 07:27     561 words
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Trevor Webb Sr, head of the Jamaica Taekwon-do Academy (JTA), has called for the intervention of new Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA)

part of its executive and, worst of all, does not use one local athlete, outside of a Paralympian recently, to represent Jamaica?"
 
   
'Fun focus' of Sport Wales bid to get women active
 
 BBC     2017-07-31 kl. 07:26     816 words
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A new campaign to get more women in Wales active in sport will shift the focus from performance to fun.

Despite being told by doctors at 26 she would never run or jump again due to osteoarthritis, basketball player Caroline Matthews went on to represent Team GB at two Paralympic Games.

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KP alum McNeil's long journey from near-tragedy to triumph
 
 Sun Chronicle     2017-07-31 kl. 06:30     1307 words
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WRENTHAM — After two seasons on the wrestling mat in representing King Philip Regional High School, Don McNeil suffered more than a takedown or a pin.

The Maccabiah Games competition is in Open, Masters, Junior, Youth and Paralympic divisions.
 
   
Korea sets new medals record for Deaflympics
 
 Korea Herald     2017-07-31 kl. 05:46     204 words
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South Korea has set its medals record at a multisport event for deaf athletes.

(Yonhap) In this photo provided by the Korean Paralympic Committee, the South Korean delegation march during the opening ceremony for the 23rd Summer Deaflympics in Samsun, Turkey, on July 18, 2017.
 
   
Newborn testing for rare genetic disease is now MO state law
 
 KSDK NewsChannel 5     2017-07-31 kl. 05:43     338 words
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(Photo: KSDK, Custom) ST. LOUIS - A life-saving intervention for infants diagnosed with a rare genetic disease is now state law.

In addition to playing with her older brother, Gregg, one of Tilly’s favorite activities, is power chair soccer, through DASA, the Disabled Athlete Sports Association.
 
   
Dream comes true for clay target shooter
 
 Redland City Bulletin     2017-07-31 kl. 05:24     426 words
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REPRESENTATIVE SHOOTER: Mark Farrow ... a dream come true. A DREAM had come true for local clay target shooter Mark Farrow of Birkdale, with clay target shooting to become a paralympic sport.

A DREAM had come true for local clay target shooter Mark Farrow of Birkdale, with clay target shooting to become a paralympic sport.Farrow is training at the Belmont Shooting Complex – venue for next year’s Gold Coast Commonwealth Games –
 
   
Lithgow High student brings home Australia’s first ever goalball gold
 
 Lithgow Mercury     2017-07-31 kl. 03:57     369 words
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Alice Kingston and her teammates created history at the Youth Goalball World Championships in early July. "It was amazing. I couldn't believe it at the start," said Alice Kingston.

The Kanimbla Valley local hopes to represent Australia at the Paralympics in the future.
 
   
Spurring boom in mass sports
 
 CHINAdaily.com.cn     2017-07-31 kl. 03:50     78 words
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Yu Donglin, general manager of Wanlong Ski Resort in Zhangjiakou, Hebei province, has seen his business flourish in the two years since China was awarded the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Yu Donglin, general manager of Wanlong Ski Resort in Zhangjiakou, Hebei province, has seen his business flourish in the two years since China was awarded the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.The number of visitors from across the country

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Progress seen in Paralympic participation
 
 CHINAdaily.com.cn     2017-07-31 kl. 03:50     83 words
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A new accessibility guide, scheduled to be released in October, will help to improve the environment for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, officials said.

Progress seen in Paralympic participation.... A new accessibility guide, scheduled to be released in October, will help to improve the environment for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, officials said.The Paralympics has become a premier...

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Skating oval opens to bids
 
 CHINAdaily.com.cn     2017-07-31 kl. 03:50     102 words
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Beijing is inviting bids for construction of the National Speed Skating Oval, a new venue for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, after its design was unveiled in late April.

Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, its construction is set to be completed in 2019.

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BOC named first Beijing 2022 partner
 
 CHINAdaily.com.cn     2017-07-31 kl. 03:50     103 words
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Bank of China signed an agreement to become the first top-level official partner of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and the Paralympic Winter Games in mid-July.

Bank of China signed an agreement to become the first top-level official partner of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and the Paralympic Winter Games in mid-July.Signing as the first official partner is a milestone for the Games' marketing program,

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Sustainability key to Olympics efforts
 
 CHINAdaily.com.cn     2017-07-31 kl. 03:50     95 words
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By transforming old steel mills into facilities for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Beijing is demonstrating a sustainable approach to hosting the event, according to the International Olympic Committee.

By transforming old steel mills into facilities for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Beijing is demonstrating a sustainable approach to hosting the event, according to the International Olympic Committee.The exemplary transformation

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Qantas announces seasonal flights between Sydney and Osaka
 
 Focus on Travel News     2017-07-31 kl. 03:34     426 words
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Qantas will launch new direct 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
 
   
Next time Keegan Pitcher says he'll 'bring home gold'
 
 Auckland Eastern Courier     2017-07-31 kl. 03:15     391 words
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Keegan Pitcher won two of the three bronze medals won by New Zealand. He still remembers standing on the podium with his medal around his neck. Keegan Pitcher says it was "the best feeling in the world".

Keegan Pitcher says it was "the best feeling in the world".The 19-year-old represented New Zealand at the World Paralympic Championships in the United Kingdom in July.... T36 was a classification of disability athletics, where runners have all four limbs...

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Colorado mobility nonprofit takes annual steps to observe ADA anniversary
 
 Vail Daily     2017-07-31 kl. 03:07     927 words
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The Americans with Disabilities Act turned 27 last week, and a Denver-based nonprofit is working to ensure the landmark law isn't forgotten, no matter the obstacles or terrain laid out before supporters.

The 45-year-old Denver resident is a former two-time Paralympian skier after being born with a physical malady that eventually forced surgery to remove most of her right leg as a child.... After moving to Chicago in her 20s, she discovered the world of adaptive sports and eventually transitioned to the sport of ski racing, reaching the level of a United States national team Paralympian...
 
   
Chief Executive Officer's message
 
 Australian Sports Commission     2017-07-31 kl. 03:05     1376 words
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Sport is good for Australians, with many benefits from health and wellbeing to educational performance and economic impact.

With Australia’s Winning Edge into its third year and the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games just around the corner, the launch of the ASC’s participation game plan Play.Sport.Australia. in March rounded out the Commission’s strategy to

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Investment allocation 2014–15
 
 Australian Sports Commission     2017-07-31 kl. 03:05     1211 words
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High performance investment — provides financial support for a sport to deliver on high performance targets for international success.

The high performance investment allocation for Paralympic football will be withdrawn for 2014-15 ($175,000 in 2013-14) as the performance profile of the sport suggests it is unlikely to qualify for the 2016 Paralympic Games.
 
   
About the National Sports Plan
 
 Australian Sports Commission     2017-07-31 kl. 03:05     388 words
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Through a National Sports Plan the Government seeks to set out Australia’s expectations of the sports sector, including our shared goals for high performance sport; sporting participation; cultural and public health outcomes and levels of investment.

Through examining performance we seek to identify high performance Olympic, Paralympic, Commonwealth Games and non-Olympic sports objectives.
 
   
U.S. Paralympics Announces World Para Swimming Team
 
 SwimSwam     2017-07-31 kl. 02:53     408 words
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By on SwimSwam Early last week, the US Paralympic Committee announced the 2017 World Para Swimming team.

U.S. Paralympics Announces World Para Swimming Team.... By on SwimSwam Early last week, the US Paralympic Committee announced the 2017 World Para Swimming team.The 22 Americans, 12 female and 10 male, will head to Mexico City September 30th-October 6th to...
 
   
#Watch Canada Games 2017 Live Beach Volleyball
 
 TrainingZONE     2017-07-31 kl. 02:33     403 words
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2017 Canada Summer Games Broadcast and Webcast Schedules Jul 21, 2017 - The Canada Games, along with TSN and RDS, have announced the able to

Women's 7-8 Classification | Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Watch the live stream of the 'Moscow Grand Slam -
 
   
Joe Rogan issues apology after interviewing concussed UFC fighter Daniel Cormier
 
 Unlimited Magazine     2017-07-31 kl. 01:47     440 words
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Team NZ's winning innovations were great in Bermuda but shouldn't be allowed again, America's Cup veteran says. Boxer goes bush on a caravan training camp ahead of his WBO world title fight with Joseph Parker.

Kiwi Paralympics star co-opted on to new athletes' advisory group.

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2,000 turn up for Ride for Malaysia
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-07-31 kl. 01:37     1054 words
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SEPANG: The inaugural Ride for Malaysia cycling event by Star Media Group and Sunsuria Bhd saw a great turnout of 2,000 cyclists, who started assembling well before dawn at Sunsuria City here. From 5.

National paralympic cyclist Alvin Lim turned up on his three-wheeled recumbent powered by a hand crank.
 
   
Five years after London Olympics, Games’ legacy is off-track...
 
 Qatar Peninsula     2017-07-31 kl. 00:33     1432 words
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LONDON: Five years ago, Sharon O’Callaghan-Evans watched with pride as her son took the stage in the opening ceremony of London’s Olympics, waving a flag to welcome the athletes to the East End neighbourhood where four generations of her family had lived.

lived.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.
 
   
Backstroker Matt Grevers Still Relevant and Having Fun at Age 32
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-31 kl. 00:06     940 words
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, 4:49 p.m. (ET) Silver medalist Matt Grevers poses with the medal won in the men's 100-meter backstroke 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. “It was tough not making the team when you set your mindset to making it and you convince yourself you’re going to make  it,” he said.
 
   
Movin’ Mavs
 
 Arlington Today Mag     2017-07-30 kl. 23:59     906 words
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Over the past few years, the city of Arlington has hosted two World Series, a Super Bowl, an NBA All-Star game, a college football national championship and countless other major sporting events.

of the Special Olympics and the Paralympics is really booming.... Abby Dunkin, a junior on last year’s championship team, was also a member of Team USA in the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.
 
   
Final showdown rewards Tahiti and Beijaflore
 
 All About Shipping     2017-07-30 kl. 23:45     1104 words
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Associations , Sailing , Sports , Yachting — By admin on July 29, 2017 at 4:54 PM ..

this marathon event. This is Paralympic champion Damien Seguin’s third Tour and his first collaboration with Damien Iehl, ace match racer and three-time Tour winner. “ This victory in the Super Final is the icing on the cake.”  commented Seguin today. ...

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Team USA Men and Women Rule the Pool in World Medley Relays
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-30 kl. 22:20     600 words
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, 2:56 p.m. (ET) The United States celebrate victory in the women's 4x100-meter medley at the Budapest 2017 FINA World Championships on July 30, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
GO FOR GOLD SUPPORTS PHILIPPINE CYCLISTS FOR SEA GAMES 2017
 
 The Daily Guardian     2017-07-30 kl. 20:28     181 words
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Go for Gold supports the Philippine National Team and the Paralympics’ Team, they will be competing for the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games. The 29th SEA Games will take place between Aug 19 and 30 and set to be hosted in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Go for Gold supports the Philippine National Team and the Paralympics’ Team, they will be competing for the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games.
 
   
LUBOS ANG SUPORTA NG GO FOR GOLD SA CYCLING ATHLETES NG PINAS PARA SA SEA GAMES 2017
 
 The Daily Guardian     2017-07-30 kl. 20:28     148 words
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Lubos ang pagsuporta ng Go for Gold sa National Team at Paralympics’ Team ng bansa sa paglahok sa 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Game. Ang ika-29 na Southeast Asian Games ay gaganapin sa Kuala Lumpur sa darating na 19 ng Agosto hanggang 30.

Lubos ang pagsuporta ng Go for Gold sa National Team at Paralympics’ Team ng bansa sa paglahok sa 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Game.
 
   
Deaflympics set for Los Angeles or Dubai in 2021 as 23rd edition concludes
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-30 kl. 19:17     478 words
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International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) President Valery Rukhledev revealed that the 2021 Deaflympics will be held in either Los Angeles or Dubai as the 23rd edition of the event concluded in Samsun today.

The United Arab Emirates city has never hosted the Deaflympics, while Los Angeles, which looks set to stage the 2028 Olympics and Paralympics, held the event in 1985.
 
   
Bolt won't be able to stay away - Gatlin
 
 Equilibrio Informativo     2017-07-30 kl. 19:12     383 words
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"It is going to be a special night for me and I am honoured that the IAAF and the organisers of the London world championships have offered me the chance to receive my medal in front of the British fans", Ennis-Hill said.

"For those that missed out on the London 2012 Olympic or Paralympic...

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Double the Fun: Chase Kalisz Adds 400 IM Gold At World Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-07-30 kl. 18:48     481 words
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, 12:09 p.m. (ET) Chase Kalisz competes in the men's 400-meter medley preliminary round at the Budapest 2017 FINA World Championships on July 30, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
40th edition of the Tour de France à la Voile does not disappoint
 
 SailWorld.com     2017-07-30 kl. 18:23     1195 words
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by today at 3:18 pm Tour de France à la Voile Jean-Marie Liot / ASO Twenty-nine teams, nine Acts, eight Coastal Raids and more Nautical Stadium

Fondation FDJ – Des Pieds et Des Mains, skippered by double Paralympic champion Damien Seguin and three-time Tour winner Damien Iehl together with crew members Benjamin Amiot and Mathieu Bourdais, calmly collected one solid result after another to

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[TRADING PLACES] Every Canadian is a diplomat, says ambassador
 
 Korea Joongang Daily     2017-07-30 kl. 18:00     2390 words
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Walking into the residence of Canadian Ambassador Eric Walsh on yet another humid summer evening in central Seoul on June 11, June Kang was happy to see a good old friend from Toronto. “It’s a shame we’re seeing each other for the first time right now!

I recently met Nancy Park, who is the spokesperson for foreign media at Pocog [PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Games], and she was born here but she grew up in Canada.
 
   
Local resident returns from World Para Championships
 
 Union Recorder     2017-07-30 kl. 17:40     677 words
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Milledgeville’s resident para-athletic expert has returned from another excursion. For much of the past month, Bob Ewing, a co-owner of Amici and a wheelchair mechanic/assistant coach for the U.S.

“They hold what we call the world championships every two years,” said Ewing from a booth near Amici’s kitchen. “Obviously, we just had the Olympics and the Paralympics in 2016, so this was kind of the first time that of these athletes see
 
   
Russian cities considering bid to host 2025 World Games
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-30 kl. 17:17     413 words
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Russian cities Sochi and Kazan are reportedly weighing up bids to host the 2025 edition of The World Games.

Sochi staged the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in 2014 while Kazan hosted the 2013 Summer Universiade.
 
   
Boxing referee Wayne Rose continues legal bout against nemesis Arthur Tunstall after death
 
 Melbourne Age     2017-07-30 kl. 16:15     555 words
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Controversial boxing official Arthur Tunstall never hid his disdain for Wayne Rose, a former Olympic boxing referee and stickler for regulations. "He is causing all the problems," Mr Tunstall told Fairfax Media in 2004.

Mr Tunstall was the secretary of the NSW amateur boxing association for more than 60 years, a career that flamed through periodic uproar when he made offensive comments about Aboriginal people, disabled athletes and Jews.

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Ultimate Table Tennis, Semi Final 1: Falcons TTC Beat DHFL Maharashtra United 14-5 to Enter Finals
 
 Yahoo! India     2017-07-30 kl. 16:08     485 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.
 
   
Namibia surprised with racing wheelchairs after joining IWAS
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-30 kl. 15:52     224 words
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Namibia has been accepted as a developing member of the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS). The African country was welcomed into the fold at this month's World Para Athletics Championships in London.

"We are very happy to welcome the Namibian Paralympic Committee (NPC) to the IWAS membership," said Hooper.  "We look forward to working closely with them in the coming years and welcoming their athletes to IWAS events in the future."
 
   
Delhi attack leaves Indian powerlifter in critical condition
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-30 kl. 15:52     325 words
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Indian powerlifter Anil Sharma is in a critical condition after being attacked by seven people in an assault in Delhi.

Indian powerlifter Anil Sharma is in a critical condition after being attacked by seven people in an assault in Delhi.The 42-year-old, who represented India at last year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, was assaulted after leaving a restaurant
 
   
Rio: The good, the bad and the ugly
 
 South Bend Tribune     2017-07-30 kl. 14:58     1154 words
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RIO DE JANEIRO — Neymar kissed the ball, delivered a gold medal and then wept with other Brazilians. Look no further if you’re searching for an iconic image of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Rio barely managed to keep it together for the Olympics, needed a government bailout to hold the Paralympics and then collapsed under a grinding recession and sprawling corruption scandals.

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Fireworks experts behind Olympics and New Year's Eve displays in London are coming to Gloucester – Gloucestershire Live
 
 Breaking.com.ng     2017-07-30 kl. 14:29     57 words
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Fireworks experts behind Olympics and New Year’s Eve displays in London are coming to Gloucester Gloucestershire Live Titanium Fireworks has

Opening Ceremony in Glasgow and the opening and closing ceremonies for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in … Original Source.

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Brazilian Sports Minister confirms fire at Rio 2016 velodrome
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-30 kl. 14:27     303 words
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Brazil's Minister of Sport Leonardo Picciani has confirmed a fire has damaged the Rio 2016 Olympic Velodrome.

During the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, a small unmanned hot-air balloon crashed into the roof of Carioca Arena 3.... Delays in its construction meant that no test event was held prior to the Olympic and Paralympic competition. .
 
   
Young Ethiopian Immigrant Returns to Help Ethiopian Children
 
 TKUSNews.com     2017-07-30 kl. 13:44     285 words
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A young Ethiopian immigrant who has spent most of her life in the United States, has founded a project to give back to her country of birth. VOA’s Amber Wihshi has more….

Whats New admin | July 30, 2017 Ottawa Paralympic runner comes out of retirement, takes home a medal After the Paralympics in Rio last year, blind Ottawa runner Jason Dunkerley retired.
 
   
Support wheelchair tennis talent in Limpopo
 
 Reviewonline.co.za     2017-07-30 kl. 13:42     385 words
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Selepe said that Limpopo has some of the best talent possible for this sport and that all that is needed is funding for development. POLOKWANE – When it comes to talent in the game of wheelchair tennis there is no shortage, especially in Limpopo.

Paralympic Games and is now making waves around the world by being two spots away from breaking into the world’s top 10.... She was also the first African player to compete in a wheelchair tennis grand slam and has represented Africa at three Paralympic...
 
   
Ottawa Paralympic runner comes out of retirement, takes home a medal
 
 CBC     2017-07-30 kl. 12:52     476 words
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Jason Dunkerley retired last year, but Athletics Canada came knocking last month After the Paralympics in Rio last year, blind Ottawa runner Jason Dunkerley retired.

Ottawa Paralympic runner comes out of retirement, takes home a medal.... Jason Dunkerley retired last year, but Athletics Canada came knocking last month After the Paralympics in Rio last year, blind Ottawa runner Jason Dunkerley retired.But less than a year later, the five-time Paralympian...

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NewsMelania Trump Will Meet Prince Harry On Her First Solo Trip Abroad As First Lady
 
 Grazia Daily     2017-07-30 kl. 12:23     374 words
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Melania Trump will soon set off on her first solo trip abroad as First Lady of the United States.

Melania Trump will soon set off on her first solo trip abroad as First Lady of the United States.She will lead the US delegation to this year's Invictus Games - the Paralympic...
 
   
Hepburn Thriller Comes To Eastbourne
 
 Eastbourne Buzz     2017-07-30 kl. 12:08     408 words
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In 1967 Audrey Hepburn portrayed the role of Susy in the film adaptation of Frederick Knott’s classic thriller Wait Until Dark, gaining nominations for both the Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Actress.

She was part of the 2012 Paralympics Opening Ceremony team.
 
   
Garcetti claims deal between Los Angeles and Paris on 2024 and 2028 Olympics "very, very close"
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-07-30 kl. 11:50     602 words
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An agreement between Los Angeles, Paris and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on the allocation of the 2024 and 2028 Games is "very, very close" and could be completed by next Friday (August 4), Eric Garcetti has claimed.

Garcetti again said Los Angeles was most likely to host the 2028 Olympics and Paralympics but insisted 2024 was "not off the table".
 
   
Akeem deserves to be rewarded »
 
 Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday     2017-07-30 kl. 11:16     131 words
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THE EDITOR: I am surprised and disappointed that Akeem Stewart was not given a well deserved nationwide motorcade for his outstanding performance at the Paralympics last year and now at the World ParaAthletics Championships.

THE EDITOR: I am surprised and disappointed that Akeem Stewart was not given a well deserved nationwide motorcade for his outstanding performance at the Paralympics last year and now at the World ParaAthletics Championships.In addition, he deserves...

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Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday (web)
 
   
You Can Now Customize and Buy a 3D Printed Jacket by Danit Peleg for $1,500
 
 3D Printing Business Directory     2017-07-30 kl. 11:03     346 words
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Danit Peleg , a Fashion Designer based in Tel Aviv, Israel, just launched a customization and personalization platform on her website, enabling customers to personalize and order the world’s first 3D printed garment available on-demand to purchase online.

For the Rio 2016 Paralympics Opening Ceremony, Danit used her 3D printing technique to design and print a dress for Amy Purdy, a double-leg amputee who performed a samba solo.
 
   
#APCTop20 - No.3: Rio 2007 Parapan American Games
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-30 kl. 10:42     391 words
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First Parapans to be staged in same city as Pan American Games It was in 2007 that the Parapan American Games were staged in the same city as the

First Parapans to be staged in same city as Pan American Games It was in 2007 that the Parapan American Games were staged in the same city as the. ...Pan American Games, following the Olympic/Paralympic model, with the Parapans taking place shortly
 
   
Jacob Adicoff: A student of success
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-30 kl. 10:42     587 words
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US Para skier balancing classes and training as he heads towards PyeongChang 2018. USA’s Jacob Adicoff made a dramatic entrance onto the World Cup last season.

middle distance. However it was his success on the Paralympic course in South Korea that made people take notice. “Those results do give me some confidence.
 
   
Nottwil 2017: 10 things you need to know
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-07-30 kl. 10:42     332 words
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Nearly 300 athletes competing at first Junior Worlds. If you are missing the excitement World Para Athletics Championships at London 2017 there is another huge competition coming to fill the London-shaped hole in your life.

3. A total of 275 athletes and 11 guide runners from 41 National Paralympic Committees are set to compete in Nottwil.... 7. One of the most experienced athletes will be Chile’s Amanda Cerna, who already competed at one Paralympic Games , two World...
 
   
Hannah Miley back in love with swimming after Olympic blues
 
 ZwemZa     2017-07-30 kl. 10:19     663 words
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Hannan Miley chose not to take a break after Rio and was back in training before the Olympics had even finished () Hannah Miley has always been an

You can help the next generation of young British swimmers by getting involved in SportsAid Week in September with five-time Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds OBE.
 
   
Star nets freedom award
 
 Peterborough Telegraph     2017-07-30 kl. 10:04     136 words
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A Paralympic star from Peterborough has picked up his Freedom of the City award after staring in last year’s Rio games. Basketball star Lee Manning was part of the Great Britain squad who picked up the bronze medal at the 2016 Paralympics.

A Paralympic star from Peterborough has picked up his Freedom of the City award after staring in last year’s Rio games.... Basketball star Lee Manning was part of the Great Britain squad who picked up the bronze medal at the 2016 Paralympics.He was part of a trio from Peterborough who picked up medals at the Rio Olympics and Paralympics...