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Jönköpingscyklist till para-VM
 
 Jnytt     2017-08-29 kl. 19:41     106 words
 
Henrik Marvig från Jönköpings Cykelklubb är uttagen att representera Sverige vid paracykel-VM i Sydafrika.

Henrik Marvig från Jönköpings Cykelklubb är uttagen att representera Sverige vid paracykel-VM i Sydafrika.Det är en stark trupp som kommer finnas på plats i Sydafrika med bland annat tre paralympier, Rickard Nilsson (MT1), Henrik Marvig (MC3),
 
   
Tränarlegendarens nya utmaning
 
 Idrottens Affärer     2017-08-29 kl. 18:17     466 words
 
Namn | Från ishockey till kälkhockey. Från SM-guld med Malmö IF och Södertälje SK till parasport med siktet inställt på Paralympics som assisterande förbundskapten i kälkhockeylandslaget.

Från SM-guld med Malmö IF och Södertälje SK till parasport med siktet inställt på Paralympics som assisterande förbundskapten i kälkhockeylandslaget.Vid 70 års ålder antar tränarlegendaren Timo Lahtinen en ny utmaning.... En annan värld. Nu tar han paus från den rollen för att koncentrera sig på att kvalificera kälkhockeylandslaget till Paralympics...
 
   
Här är truppen som representera Sverige vid paracykel VM
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-08-29 kl. 14:11     307 words
 
Pressmeddelande * Aug 29, 2017 14:11 CEST Fyra cyklister är uttagna att representera Sverige vid paracykel VM i Pietermaritzburg, Sydafrika 31 augusti - 3 september.

3 september.Det är en stark trupp som kommer finnas på plats i Pietermaritzburg med bland annat tre paralympier, Rickard Nilsson (MT1), Henrik Marvig (MC3), Peter Malmberg (MH4) och på damsidan har vi VM-debutanten Anna Beck. -
 
   
Eliten hade läger i Piteå
 
 Piteå-Tidningen     2017-08-29 kl. 06:00     503 words
 
Landslagsläger i Piteå - då fanns bland andra Peter Wikström på plats. Men någon comeback är det inte frågan om. "Nej, det är mest hans fel att jag är här", skojar Peter och pekar mot Stefan Olsson.

"Nej, det är mest hans fel att jag är här", skojar Peter och pekar mot Stefan Olsson.Tillsammans vann de guld i rullstollstennisens paralympics i London för sju år sedan.... Men om det blir något mer Paralympics låter han vara osagt. -
 
   
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Determined young cricketer earns School Games call-up
 
 Coventry Observer     2017-08-30 kl. 08:49     283 words
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CRICKET: A TALENTED young cricketer from Coventry has been called up to play at the 2017 School Games National Finals in Loughborough.

Ria will be hoping to follow in the footsteps of some of Britain’s biggest sporting stars who have competed at the School Games before going on to senior international success – including Paralympic champions Hannah Cockroft, Ellie Simmonds and
 
   
Pres. Moon briefing with education, culture, agriculture, and maritime affairs ministries
 
 Arirang     2017-08-30 kl. 08:28     135 words
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President Moon Jae-in visited Sejong Government Complex on Wednesday to be briefed by the Education, Culture, Agriculture, and Maritime Affairs ministries.

Sports and Tourism started about half an hour ago, where an in-depth discussion on reforming the nation's public education system and the upcoming Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and Paralympics will likely take place.
 
   
Don’t miss a beet: why eating beetroot could improve your workout
 
 Get the Gloss     2017-08-30 kl. 08:10     1064 words
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The earthy purple vegetable is a must for fitness fans and beginners alike, and it’s making its way onto a BBQ near you.

despite the fact that Paralympic gold medallist David Weir swears by a shot of beetroot juice pre-race, studies show that beetroot juice has little to no effect on the physical performance of elite athletes.
 
   
Howe Green “raises the bar” at former Olympic site
 
 Architect Projects Magazine     2017-08-30 kl. 08:02     577 words
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During the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympic Games the International Press and Broadcast Centre played host to the world’s media.

During the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympic Games the International Press and Broadcast Centre played host to the world’s media.20,000 journalists were at the heart of the action, reporting the latest triumphs and Olympian feats to a global
 
   
Brendan Foster Set For Honorary Starter's Role
 
 Great Run     2017-08-30 kl. 07:55     299 words
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Brendan Foster, the founder of the Simplyhealth Great North Run, is to be the official race starter of the world’s biggest half marathon on September 10.

Baroness Tanni Grey Thompson, Sir Mo Farah, Greg Rutherford, Sir Chris Hoy, Dame Kelly Holmes, Ellie Simmonds and Daley Thompson are just some of the celebrated Olympians and Paralympians who have fired the starters’ pistol.
 
   
Boxer Devendro Singh and Footballer Oinam Bembem : President Kovind to confer Arjuna Awards
 
 E Pao     2017-08-30 kl. 07:40     844 words
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Boxer Laishram Devendro Singh and Footballer Oinam Bembem : President Kovind to confer Arjuna Awards IT News + Agencies * Oinam Bembem Devi -

He won gold at the 2016 Rio Paralympics in high jump and in the process became the first Indian to win gold since 2004.... The high jumper picked bronze at the 2016 Paralympic Games and once again he claimed bronze at the World Para Athletics...
 
   
Peter Conde to depart Australian Sailing
 
 YachtsandYachting.com     2017-08-30 kl. 07:17     607 words
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by Jane Gordon, Australian Sailing today at 6:00 am

His meticulous planning resulted in two Gold and one Silver in Beijing and one Silver and one Bronze at the Paralympics; three Gold and one Silver medal at the Olympic Games and one Gold at the Paralympic Games followed in London in 2012.

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Russia's Blind Footballers Overcome Underfunding and Doping Scrutiny to Become European Champions
 
 Scribd     2017-08-30 kl. 07:15     26 words
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The victory comes a year after the team was disqualified from the Paralympic Games due to the ban levied as part of the wider doping scandal.

The victory comes a year after the team was disqualified from the Paralympic Games due to the ban levied as part of the wider doping scandal.
 
   
Sturgeon hails residential sports centre 'designed with inclusivity in mind'
 
 Mearns Leader     2017-08-30 kl. 06:55     445 words
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Wednesday 30 August 2017 First Minister Nicola Sturgeon joined Paralympians and Commonwealth Games athletes to celebrate the official opening of a residential sports training centre after a £12 million redevelopment.

Wednesday 30 August 2017 First Minister Nicola Sturgeon joined Paralympians and Commonwealth Games athletes to celebrate the official opening of a residential sports training centre after a £12 million redevelopment.Funded by sportscotland and the

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Paralympics 'More than Just Sport, About Social Inclusion' -- ATRadio...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-08-30 kl. 06:31     283 words
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(ATR) International Paralympic Committee presidential candidate John Petersson identifies several areas where the Paralympic Movement can improve in the latest edition of ATRadio.

Paralympics 'More than Just Sport, About Social Inclusion' --... ATRadio...(ATR) International Paralympic Committee presidential candidate John Petersson identifies several areas where the Paralympic Movement can improve in the latest edition of...

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French at home in grown-up world of rowing
 
 Schenectady Daily Gazette     2017-08-30 kl. 05:45     1617 words
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Teen aiming for Paralympics Ian Vogt SHARE Isaac French with his coach, Christopher Meyer. Photographer: Photo Provided Isaac French is coasting down the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, Penn., at the 2015 Bayada Regatta.

Teen aiming for Paralympics Ian Vogt SHARE Isaac French with his coach, Christopher Meyer.... Today the Paralympics are now in French’s sights, as he continues to train in hopes of racing for the U.S. in Tokyo, Japan in 2020.
 
   
IOC Coordination Commission inspect high speed railway to be used at Pyeongchang 2018
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-08-30 kl. 05:33     542 words
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Members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission met with local schoolchildren and South Korean sporting royalty on a day of site inspections during their final inspection here.

The only two members of the Coordination Commission not here are two former ice hockey players in United States' IOC Athletes' Commission chair Angela Ruggiero and Canada's Paralympic representative Todd Nicholson.... The Winter Olympic Games are due to take place from February 9 to 25 before the Paralympics...
 
   
APC Establishes Athlete Commission
 
 Sports Business Daily     2017-08-30 kl. 05:23     81 words
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/Olympics Published August 30, 2017 The Australian Paralympic Committee established an athlete commission comprised of 11 Paralympians from eight sports.

APC Establishes Athlete Commission. /Olympics Published August 30, 2017 The Australian Paralympic Committee established an athlete commission comprised of 11 Paralympians from eight sports.Swimmer Annabelle Williams was elected chair by her

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The best and brightest Queensland agents in 2017
 
 Stock & Land     2017-08-30 kl. 04:21     1204 words
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Domain's Rising Star Awards have found the most outstanding agents aged 30 or under in Queensland, NSW and Victoria.

Each was assessed by an expert panel including Australian Paralympic Gold Medallist Dylan Alcott , client partner from Facebook Susan Duong and Domain Group CEO Antony Catalano .

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Dr Amai Mugabe: Patron of charities
 
 Zimbabwe Chronicle     2017-08-30 kl. 03:47     1181 words
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Dr Amai Grace Mugabe Features Desk The First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe, a renowned philanthropist, is patron of several charities. Here we profile the work of some of the charities privileged to have Dr Mugabe as patron.

Danhiko is renowned for hosting the Paralympic Games every year in Harare.... Because of the popularity of the games, the Danhiko Sports Administration has been overwhelmed by a ballooning number of clubs participating every year in the Paralympic...
 
   
Advocates call for governments, businesses in Canada to use dynamic accessibility symbol
 
 Global News Canada     2017-08-30 kl. 03:36     444 words
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For Paralympian Joel Dembe, symbols matter, which is why he and others say they’re pushing for the use of a new accessibility symbol in Canada.

For Paralympian Joel Dembe, symbols matter, which is why he and others say they’re pushing for the use of a new accessibility symbol in Canada.Many are calling for the current International Symbol of Access, a blue-and-white logo created over 40
 
   
First Lady sets exemplary standard in philanthropic work
 
 Zimbabwe Herald     2017-08-30 kl. 03:02     895 words
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First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe on the dance floor at Danhiko Herald Reporters A patriot and a philanthropist, the First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe has

Zimbabwe. As patron of Danhiko Project in Msasa, she has not only graced and supported the annual paralympic games held by Danhiko but has seen the rehabilitation of the organisation.... As patron, Amai Mugabe was honoured in 2007 by Danhiko Project who named the annual Danhiko Paralympic Games as the Amai Grace Mugabe Annual Paralympic...
 
   
Miller’s in line to be a world champion
 
 Bathurst Western Advocate     2017-08-30 kl. 02:54     169 words
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BATHURST hand cycling star Emilie Miller is set to not only pull on the green and gold this week, but the rainbow colours of a world champion.

Fellow Bathurst resident Toireasa Gallagher – a former Paralympic Games medallist and coach to Miller - is acting as a massage therapist for the Australian squad. “It’s wonderful to be back with an amazing bunch of athletes,” she said.
 
   
Shalane Flanagan to Lead Group of Six Past Podium Finishers in American Professional Athlete Field at 2017 TCS New York City Marathon
 
 Running USA     2017-08-30 kl. 01:39     2135 words
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Joining Flanagan at the world’s largest marathon are Amanda McGrory, Abdi Abdirahman and Josh George in a group featuring four U.S.

Joining Flanagan at the world’s largest marathon are Amanda McGrory, Abdi Abdirahman and Josh George in a group featuring four U.S.Olympians and seven Paralympians New York, August 28, 2017 — Two-time wheelchair division champion Amanda McGrory
 
   
Sport Management Class Gets in the Global Game
 
 Suny Cortland     2017-08-30 kl. 01:34     1043 words
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  08/29/2017  It’s better to show rather than tell.

dream job is to work on large-scale events such as the Olympics or Paralympics. “Just seeing how all of it comes together — the different sports and responsibilities — that was a very hands-on, personally rewarding experience for me.” She
 
   
Israeli bombs crushed footballer’s "first and last option"
 
 MyInforms     2017-08-30 kl. 01:12     14 words
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Gaza’s disabled athletes search for new purpose after seeing dreams shattered in

Gaza’s disabled athletes search for new purpose after seeing dreams shattered in. ...2.
 
   
113 Years Later, Remembering The Olympic Games St. Louis 1904
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-08-30 kl. 00:57     557 words
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Aug. 29, 2017, 6:05 p.m. (ET) On August 29, 1904, the first Olympic Games to ever be hosted by the United States kicked off in St. Louis, Missouri.

Louis 1904. Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Paralympic Cyclist David Berling Rides Comeback Trail All The Way To South Africa
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-08-30 kl. 00:57     768 words
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By Doug Williams | Aug. 29, 2017, 4:50 p.m. (ET) David Berling, pictured at the 2016 U.S. Paralympics Cycling Time Trial in Charlotte, North Carolina, will compete at his first world championships Aug. 31-Sept. 3 in South Africa.

Paralympic Cyclist David Berling Rides Comeback Trail All The Way To South Africa.... Paralympics Cycling Time Trial in Charlotte, North Carolina, will compete at his first world championships Aug.... Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
English sides thrive at International Mixed Ability tournament
 
 EnglandRugby.com     2017-08-30 kl. 00:57     252 words
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Mixed ability rugby teams from around the world gathered in Spain last week for the International Mixed Ability Rugby Tournament.

pic.twitter.com/l6tIjA2AA1 — IMAS (@IMAS_sport4all) August 25, 2017 Mixed ability rugby allows able-bodied and disabled athletes to participate together in full contact rugby, regardless of their disability.
 
   
Gold winning Paralympic high jumper needs job for family
 
 NewsR.in     2017-08-30 kl. 00:50     29 words
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Thangavelu Mariyappan was awarded the prestigious Arjuna Award from President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday a year on from his Rio medal success which won him millions of hearts.

Gold winning Paralympic high jumper needs job for family.
 
   
Hehr becomes Canada's new sport minister while his hometown mulls Olympic bid
 
 Brandon Sun     2017-08-30 kl. 00:14     910 words
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CALGARY - An 18-year-old Kent Hehr was playing on a rotten hockey team in Saskatchewan when his hometown of Calgary was the host city of the 1988 Winter Olympics.

Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi has repeatedly said a bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games can't go ahead without federal government support.... Hehr takes over the dual role of sports minister and Minister of Persons with Disabilities from former Paralympic...

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Heatstroke risk in Japan rises for people from northern nations
 
 Asahi.com     2017-08-30 kl. 00:09     337 words
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NAGOYA--Spectators from boreal climate regions, such as Russia and northern Europe, will be two to three times more at risk of heatstroke during the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics and Paralympics, a study showed.

NAGOYA--Spectators from boreal climate regions, such as Russia and northern Europe, will be two to three times more at risk of heatstroke during the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics and Paralympics, a study showed.A research team at the Nagoya Institute

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After hard yards, sweet recognition
 
 Indian Express     2017-08-29 kl. 23:34     818 words
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Cricketer Harmanpreet’s parents miss Arjuna award function at Rashtrapati Bhawan because of curfew imposed around Moga. On Tuesday morning, Harmanpreet Kaur was perturbed on two counts.

Devendra Jhajharia, the paralympic javelin thrower, has a similar story of being cajoled by parents not to lose hope after his left-arm had to be amputated following an electrocution. “When I went to participate in my first school competition in

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Researchers Look to Data to Shed Light on Muscle Groups in Amputee Sprinters
 
 Healio     2017-08-29 kl. 23:26     658 words
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Researchers from the Baylor College of Medicine, the University of Idaho and Colorado University recently compared lower limb muscles in sprinters who have undergone transtibial amputation to able-bodied runners.

Paralympic track and field athletes with transtibial amputations and five able-bodied athletes who were “at or near Olympic performance,” the researchers wrote.
 
   
NovaCare O&P hosts First Climb clinic
 
 Healio     2017-08-29 kl. 23:26     169 words
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NovaCare Orthotics & Prosthetics in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, hosted a First Climb clinic this month in collaboration with the Orthotic & Prosthetic Activities Foundation, according to a press release.

The event also featured an appearance by two-time Paralympian Tyler Carter, a member of the Paralympic and U.S.
 
   
International Paralympic Committee revenues reached almost €20 million in 2016
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-08-29 kl. 23:18     293 words
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Annual revenue generated by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has nearly doubled over the past four years. The 2016 total was just under €20 million (£18.5 million/$24 million). This compares with €10.3 million (£9.5 million/$12.

International Paralympic Committee revenues reached almost €20 million in 2016.... Annual revenue generated by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has nearly doubled over the past four years.... This compares with €10.3 million (£9.5 million/$12.3 million) for the prior Summer Paralympic Games year of 2012 and €6.4 million (£5.9 million/$7.6 million) for 2008, year of the Beijing Paralympics...

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Aussies chasing rainbows in South Africa
 
 PressReleasePoint     2017-08-29 kl. 23:15     583 words
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The Australian Cycling Team has arrived in Pietermaritzburg ahead of the  2017 Para-Cycling Road Worlds Championships  to be held from 31 August 2017.

The Australian Cycling Team has arrived in Pietermaritzburg ahead of the  2017 Para-Cycling Road Worlds Championships  to be held from 31 August 2017.Dual 2016 Paralympic gold medallist and three-time defending time trial world champion   Carol
 
   
NPC receives $5,000 from Ghana Olympic Committee
 
 Ghana News Agency     2017-08-29 kl. 22:44     276 words
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Accra, Aug. 29, GNA – The National Paralympic Committee (NPC) has received an amount of $5,000 from the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) to support the association as they commence preparation for the 2018 Commonwealth games qualifiers.

Accra, Aug. 29, GNA – The National Paralympic Committee (NPC) has received an amount of $5,000 from the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) to support the association as they commence preparation for the 2018 Commonwealth games qualifiers.Mr Ignatius...
 
   
Badminton funding: Will world bronze convince UK Sport to invest again?
 
 BBC     2017-08-29 kl. 21:56     1332 words
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'Funding shortfall will impact on players' British badminton players were written off. Their funding was axed, their numbers were cut, and other sports were deemed more 'credible' medal winners.

New UK Sport chair Dame Katherine Grainger will meet representatives from GB Badminton and the 10 other unfunded British Olympic and Paralympic...

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Who is Meghan Markle? Prince Harry's girlfriend, Suits actress and charity campaigner
 
 The Sun     2017-08-29 kl. 21:55     853 words
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The actress has kissed her prince in public and there are rumours he's set to propose – or might have done already...

The Paralympic hopeful reportedly nodded in response to a question about going to the prince's “upcoming wedding” and then said: “I don't think I'm worried about the wedding.
 
   
Brit holidaymaker stranded in Cyprus and left hundreds of pounds out of pocket after Aegean Airlines said it wouldn't cater for her deadly nut allergy
 
 The Sun     2017-08-29 kl. 21:53     721 words
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Helen Kotonias could be sent into anaphylactic shock if she inhales airborne particles from peanuts

Helen developed a nut allergy in her 30s when she had a reaction at the London Paralympics in 2012.
 
   
Nation celebrates sports excellence
 
 The Hans India     2017-08-29 kl. 21:35     57 words
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President Ram Nath Kovind presents the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award to Paralympics double gold medallist and world record holder Devendra Jhajharia

President Ram Nath Kovind presents the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award to Paralympics double gold medallist and world record holder Devendra Jhajharia. ...at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on the occasion of National Sports Day celebrated on the
 
   
National Sports Day: From Harmanpreet Kaur to Sardar Singh, sportstars receive awards
 
 Indian Express     2017-08-29 kl. 21:29     280 words
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National Sports Day was observed on August 29 on the birth anniversary of legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand. Various sports stars from India also received the sports awards on Tuesday at the Parliament from President Ram Nath Kovind.

(Source: Express photo by Renuka Puri) Former captain of Indian hockey team Sardar Singh received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award alongwith Paralympics gold medallist Dev Jhanjharia.

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Running Community Mourns U.S., Peru Middle-Distance Runner David Torrence
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-08-29 kl. 21:26     463 words
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By Karen Price | Aug. 29, 2017, 2:42 p.m. (ET) David Torrence celebrates winning silver in the men's 5,000-meter at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games at the Pan Am Athletics Stadium on July 25, 2015 in Toronto.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Michael And Nicole Phelps Expecting Second Child
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-08-29 kl. 21:26     289 words
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By Gary R. Blockus | Aug. 29, 2017, 2:03 p.m. (ET) Michael Phelps, Nicole Phelps and Boomer Phelps attend the Huggies Little Swimmers #trainingfor2032 Swim Class With The Phelps Foundation on Aug. 21, 2017 in New York City.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Some 50p coins are worth FAR more than face value - do you have any of these in your pocket right now?
 
 Birmingham Mail     2017-08-29 kl. 20:45     719 words
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You might want to rummage through your pockets – as your change could be worth a small fortune. Experts estimated one in 300 people currently have a Kew Gardens 50p – which means there’s probably about 4,000 in Birmingham.

3. Triathlon Olympic 50p In 2012, the Royal Mint released 29 commemorative 50p coins representing the sports of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.... 5. Wrestling Olympic 50p Roderick Enriquez, a graphic designer from London, chose to design the wrestling 50p coin because it's such a well respected, historical sport, and of course, played a significant part in the Olympic and Paralympic...

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AMI-tv announces fall programming schedule
 
 SPi World News     2017-08-29 kl. 20:03     346 words
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This season welcomes a new co-host as motivational speaker and former Paralympic rower Victoria Nolan joins Anthony McLachlan. New episodes of begin September 11 at a new time, 8:30 p.m. ET.

This season welcomes a new co-host as motivational speaker and former Paralympic rower Victoria Nolan joins Anthony McLachlan.

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Alexandra Burke announces that her mother has died but vows to continue with Strictly Come Dancing in her memory
 
 Daily Mirror     2017-08-29 kl. 19:45     560 words
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17:03, 29 AUG 2017 17:53, 29 AUG 2017 Alexandra Burke has tragically announced that her mother Melissa Bell has died at the age of 53.

Alexandra greeted the crowds alongside paralympic gold medal winner Jonnie Peacock.
 
   
The Week In Team USA Results: Aug. 22-28
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-08-29 kl. 19:40     490 words
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By United States Olympic Committee | Aug. 29, 2017, 12:34 p.m. (ET) Kyle Snyder celebrates winning men's 97 kg. gold at the Wrestling World Championships on Aug. 26, 2017 in Paris.

Olympic and Paralympic family, and track Team USA athletes as they compete around the globe with a preview of upcoming events.
 
   
Israeli bombs crushed footballer’s "first and last option"
 
 Electronic Intifada     2017-08-29 kl. 19:32     1389 words
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“Football was always my passion,” says Muhammad Abu al-Bayd, who lost one of his legs three years ago during an Israeli strike. Abed Zagout Muhammad Abu al-Bayd was once a rising star with Gaza’s al-Daraj football club.

Nasser Lubbad, head of the Palestinian Volleyball Union, said that his organization includes seven clubs for disabled athletes, most of whom were injured during Israeli offensives. “Those players love life and search for their inclusion in the
 
   
Milton Keynes Personal Group members participate in UK's Superhero Tri
 
 Milton Keynes Citizen     2017-08-29 kl. 19:32     422 words
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Tuesday 29 August 2017 Earlier this month a team from Personal Group, a provider of employee services business based in Milton Keynes, took to Dorney Lake, Windsor to participate in the Superhero Tri.

Everyday Superheros included Craig Harrison a Paralympic hopeful for Tokyo 2020 and NW RDA Dressage champion in walk only class.
 
   
Nobel laureate Yunus bats for linking Olympics with social business
 
 ProKerala.com     2017-08-29 kl. 19:12     333 words
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 : FILE - Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus will receive the Congressional Gold Medal, the United States highest civilian award, on Wednesday in recognition of his life-long effort in fighting poverty, ...

The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid Committee last year signed a partnership agreement with the Yunus Centre founded by the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize Winner from Bangladesh, to help build social business in the city and draw international

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When Paralympics Athletes Compete
 
 Jahon     2017-08-29 kl. 18:59     110 words
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Visits: 2 Print version Source: Uzbekistan Today Tashkent has played host to the national Paralympics athletics championship organized by the National Paralympics Association of Uzbekistan.

When Paralympics Athletes Compete.... Uzbekistan Today Tashkent has played host to the national Paralympics athletics championship organized by the National Paralympics Association of Uzbekistan.Competitions have become an integral part of comprehensive...
 
   
Alexandra Burke: My mother would want me to carry on with Strictly
 
 Lancaster & Morecambe Citizen     2017-08-29 kl. 18:59     341 words
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Get the latest local news straight to your inbox every day Alexandra Burke has said her mother would want her to continue with Strictly Come Dancing following the death of the Soul II Soul singer.

carry on xx.” — Alexandra Burke (@alexandramusic) August 29, 2017 On Monday Burke attended the red carpet launch of the show and danced with fellow contestant and Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock.

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In Pics: President Ram Nath Kovind awards Khel Ratna, Arjuna Awards on National Sports Day | Latest News & Updates at DNAIndia.com
 
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In Pics: President Ram Nath Kovind awards Khel Ratna, Arjuna Awards on National Sports Day | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis In

President Ram Nath Kovind awards Khel Ratna, Arjuna Awards on National Sports Day President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday gave away the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award to former India hockey team captain Sardar Singh and Paralympics double
 
   
Anti-doping chief says a fine is not a big enough sanction for Russia’s doping
 
 Daventry Today     2017-08-29 kl. 18:54     700 words
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The anti-doping community’s global voice has criticised the International Olympic Committee for the “secrecy” of its deliberations on how to punish Russia and said a fine can only be part of the penalty.

said De Pencier. “The IAAF and (International Paralympic Committee) has done a much better job by setting out clear criteria, going step by step and giving regular updates on progress. “I don’t know who the IOC has been consulting.

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Exclusive: Townsend relives memorable London 2012 entrance
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-08-29 kl. 18:53     764 words
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1 hour ago As the nation was glued to its TV sets and 80,000 fans were roaring during the London 2012 Opening Ceremony there was one man with a unique perspective of the iconic occasion.

At the time Townsend was an aspiring Paralympian and had been chosen to zipline into the stadium carrying the torch – not the ideal entrance for someone who is afraid of heights....sure I did my bit correctly and didn’t mess anything up.” Townsend – who represented ParalympicsGB...
 
   
Newson headlines British squad set for Para Powerlifting World Championships
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-08-29 kl. 18:53     268 words
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3 hours ago Two-time Paralympic medallist Zoe Newson will headline an 11-strong British team set for the Para Powerlifting World Championships in Mexico City next month.

3 hours ago Two-time Paralympic medallist Zoe Newson will headline an 11-strong British team set for the Para Powerlifting World Championships in Mexico City next month.Newson, who won bronze medals at both the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Paralympic
 
   
Mariyappan and Bhati set their sights on higher targets
 
 The Hindu     2017-08-29 kl. 18:47     396 words
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Greater Noida and Erode are worlds apart in every way. So are Varun Singh Bhati and Thangavelu Mariyappan.

So are Varun Singh Bhati and Thangavelu Mariyappan.The two athletes, however, are brought together by their ability to overcome their physical challenges, and the Paralympics at Rio last year saw the latter take gold and Bhati bronze in the high

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Who should win two counties' top sports award?
 
 Evesham Observer     2017-08-29 kl. 18:42     450 words
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THIS is your chance to tell us who you think should be this year’s Herefordshire & Worcestershire Sports Personality of the Year.

The seven-time Paralympic champion topped off his international career with yet another world record in the 200 IM SM6 individual medley.... We’re going to have some great talent coming through, winning medals at Olympic and Paralympic Games.” The...

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In brief: PM's 'sports day' message; new ISL signings and more
 
 TheWeek     2017-08-29 kl. 18:41     901 words
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PM Modi's message on 'National Sports Day' On the occasion of National Sports Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended his greetings by

President gives away Khel Ratna awards President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday conferred the country's highest sporting honour Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award to Paralympian Indian star Devendra Jhajharia and former Indian hockey skipper Sardar Singh.
 
   
It takes two to tango! Mollie King and Holby City's Joe McFadden rehearse their Strictly Come Dancing moves behind-the-scenes during launch event
 
 Daily Mail     2017-08-29 kl. 18:41     800 words
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Rounding off the exciting day, Debbie, Paralympic athlete Jonnie Peacock and singer Alexandra Burke were later announced as the celebrities completing the 2017 line-up.

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Watch: President Kovind confers Khel Ratna, Arjuna award on sportspersons
 
 NewsR.in     2017-08-29 kl. 18:40     97 words
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New Delhi, Aug 29 (ANI): On the occasion of National Sports Day that marks the birthday of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand , President Ramnath Kovind presented prestigious sports awards to sportspersons at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Tuesday.

Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia were among the ones to be conferred with the prestigious Khel Ratna.

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Anti-doping chief says a fine is not a big enough sanction for Russia's doping
 
 Irish Independent     2017-08-29 kl. 18:33     691 words
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The anti-doping community's global voice has criticised the International Olympic Committee for the "secrecy" of its deliberations on how to punish Russia and said a fine can only be part of the penalty.

"The IAAF and (International Paralympic Committee) has done a much better job by setting out clear criteria, going step by step and giving regular updates on progress.... While the IOC did not follow the IAAF's lead in banning Russia from the Rio Games last year, the IPC did and the Russian Paralympic...

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President of Sussex Squids tries to reunite class of '92
 
 Mid Sussex Times     2017-08-29 kl. 18:03     313 words
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James Butler Tuesday 29 August 2017 The president of a disabled swimming group is trying to reunite past members for its 25th anniversary.

Swimmers that represented Great Britain included Simon Miller, who swam in the Beijing Paralympic Games in 2008.

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Mexico City 2017: Marques Soto wants to match Rio medals
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-08-29 kl. 17:56     492 words
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Spaniard aiming to follow first Paralympic gold with world title One may think that after winning her maiden swimming Paralympic title at Rio 2016 , Nuria Marques Soto would relax and enjoy her success.

Spaniard aiming to follow first Paralympic gold with world title One may think that after winning her maiden swimming Paralympic title at Rio 2016 , Nuria Marques Soto would relax and enjoy her success.Instead, the Spaniard kept training hard to
 
   
From Russellville to London and back
 
 Russellville Courier     2017-08-29 kl. 17:39     622 words
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Kaitlin Bounds' first trip out of the country was an overwhelming experience -- but it was a good one.

Hitting the national standard means she remains a Paralympic athlete and can begin training for the 2020 Paralympics, but first she must hit the national standard once more at a Paralympic sanctioned event.... Paralympic athletes are grouped into...
 
   
Strictly Come Dancing 2017 contestants revealed - but who will take home the glitterball?
 
 Wirral News     2017-08-29 kl. 17:31     1617 words
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A host of sporting stars, musicians and presenters are set to take to the dancefloor

It's been the hardest secret I have ever had to keep!” Two-time Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock will become the first para-athlete to appear on the show.
 
   
Medal success
 
 Maribyrnong Weekly     2017-08-29 kl. 17:26     257 words
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Seddon athlete Margherita Coppolino is on top of the world after collecting gold and two silver medals at the World Dwarf Games.

She has her sights on qualifying for the 2020 Summer Paralympics and helping Australia’s push to host the World Dwarf Games in 2.

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ANAF: Invictus Games are coming to Toronto
 
 Belleville Intelligencer     2017-08-29 kl. 17:20     591 words
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Belleville, ON Tuesday, August 29, 2017 11:01:00 EDT AM Change text size for the story It is with a heavy heart that I inform you of the passing of

The Invictus Games are an international paralympic-style multi-sport event, created by Britain’s Prince Harry, in which wounded, injured or sick armed services personnel and their associated veterans take part in sports including wheelchair
 
   
Sarnia athlete wins first gold medal
 
 Sarnia Observer     2017-08-29 kl. 17:12     547 words
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Sarnia’s Priscilla Gagne is coming home to Canada with a gold medal from the Para-Panamerican Judo Championships in Sao Paulo, Brazil. It was the first gold medal in international competition for Gagne, who currently lives and trains in Montreal.

the weekend in the U52 kg division at the tournament for visually impaired athletes, won silver at the Para-Pan Am games in Toronto in 2015, fifth at the Paralympic Games in Rio and silver at the world games. “The results of this tournament will
 
   
More than 600 Youth, Wounded Warfighters and Adults with Disabilities Helped through $220,000 Anthem Foundation Grant to Disabled Sports USA August 29, 2017National Adaptive Sports Partnership Grant supports youth, wounded warfighters and adults with disa
 
 PRWeb     2017-08-29 kl. 17:11     884 words
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Adaptive skiing has not only allowed me to be physical again, but it has also allowed me to spend more fun time with my kids on the slopes.

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Meet the members of the U.S. team for the 2017 World Rowing Championships at Benderson Park
 
 Bradenton Herald     2017-08-29 kl. 17:10     447 words
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With less than a month to go before the 2017 World Rowing Championships at Nathan Benderson Park, the team that will represent the United States is complete.

competition or the Senior World Championship Trials, 19 have competed in the Olympics or Paralympics....Paralympic medals. The championships are scheduled for Sept.

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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE OF REPUB : FEALAC to Hold 8th Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
 
 4 Traders     2017-08-29 kl. 17:08     783 words
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1. The eighth Foreign Ministers' Meeting of the Forum for East -Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC) will take place at the APEC House in Busan on August 31.

5. During the meeting, the ROK will promote to the participating delegates the cultural excellence of the globally emerging city of Busan as well as the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
 
   
Tennessee Student-Athletes Volunteer in Vietnam
 
 Huffington Post     2017-08-29 kl. 17:06     371 words
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By Yeo-Ri Kim , Research Intern, East-West Center in Washington. She is a Master's candidate in Global Policy Studies at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas.

While traveling to Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, students visited the Paralympic training center and Ton Duc Thang University, exchanging their ideas with local communities.
 
   
National Paralympians to join dance on wheelchair and parachute jumping competitions
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-08-29 kl. 17:02     19 words
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The Intercontinental Cup on Wheelchair Dance will kick off in Russia’s Saint Petersburg city on September 9-11.

National Paralympians to join dance on wheelchair and parachute jumping competitions.
 
   
National Paralympians to join dance on wheelchair and parachute jumping competitions
 
 Azer News     2017-08-29 kl. 17:00     147 words
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By Laman Ismayilova The Intercontinental Cup on Wheelchair Dance will kick off in Russia’s Saint Petersburg city on September 9-11.

National Paralympians to join dance on wheelchair and parachute jumping competitions.... By Laman Ismayilova The Intercontinental Cup on Wheelchair Dance will kick off in Russia’s Saint Petersburg city on September 9-11.Azerbaijani Paralympic athletes...
 
   
It happened today - this day in history August 29
 
 Thurrock Today     2017-08-29 kl. 16:58     286 words
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YA ReporterEntertainment The Beatles 1782: The 100-ton battleship HMS Royal George sank off Spithead with the loss of more than 900 lives.

2012: The London 2012 Paralympic Games started with a spectacular opening ceremony.

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Power Soccer brings out the competitive spirit in tournament
 
 Richmond.com     2017-08-29 kl. 16:50     710 words
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MECHANICSVILLE — There was no lack of competitive enthusiasm at the Cool Spring Baptist Church Recreation Center in Atlee as Power Soccer competitors from across the state gathered for their second annual state tournament.

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Natasha Baker: From competitor to commentator
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-08-29 kl. 16:44     396 words
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GB Para rider guests on coverage of Euros following death of horse British Para equestrian superstar Natasha Baker swapped her saddle and reins for the microphone at the Longines FEI European Championships in Gothenburg (SWE) last week (21-23 August).

August).Unable to compete following the sudden and tragic death of her beloved JP (formally known as Cabral, and on whom she won five Paralympic gold medals) back in February, Baker provided the commentary to the Para Equestrian competition on the
 
   
Media release: Paralympic Gold medallist, Neil Fachie, to attend HSBC UK City Ride Edinburgh
 
 Allmediascotland     2017-08-29 kl. 16:28     758 words
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BRITISH Cycling has confirmed that Paralympic, world and Commonwealth gold medallist Neil Fachie will be in attendance at HSBC UK City Ride Edinburgh this Sunday.

Media release: Paralympic Gold medallist, Neil Fachie, to attend HSBC UK City Ride Edinburgh.... BRITISH Cycling has confirmed that Paralympic, world and Commonwealth gold medallist Neil Fachie will be in attendance at HSBC UK City Ride Edinburgh this...

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Last few days before the games commemorating the 1992 BCN Games come to their end
 
 El Digital D Barcelona     2017-08-29 kl. 16:28     160 words
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Published on 29/08/2017 at 09:34 h.

Published on 29/08/2017 at 09:34 h.The Barcelona Sports Institute started two games on 18 May aimed at bring the public over to its Olympic and Paralympic headquarters: one was entitled  “passport to the Olympics movement” and required its
 
   
SIGN-UP NOW for Coaching Conference 2017
 
 Scottish Athletics     2017-08-29 kl. 16:12     549 words
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2017 National Coaching Conference Jeremy Fischer, coach to 2017 World Long Jump Champion Brittney Reese and 2017 World Triple Jump silver medallist Will Claye , has been confirmed to speak at the scottish athletics Coaching Conference.

Jeremy has also been on staff for three USA Paralympic teams and produced champions and World Record holders.
 
   
National Sports Day: President Ram Nath Kovind awards Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna to Sardar Singh, Devendra Jhajharia
 
 Firstpost.com     2017-08-29 kl. 15:56     781 words
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New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday gave away the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award to former India hockey team captain Sardar

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday gave away the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award to former India hockey team captain Sardar. ...Singh and Paralympics double gold medallist and world record holder Devendra Jhajharia at a function...

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Celebrating the Roe Valley's sporting heroes
 
 Limvady Northern Constitution     2017-08-29 kl. 15:54     124 words
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Thursday, 31 August 2017 LIMAVADY Sports Council has announced that the world's fastest Paralympian, Eglinton's Jason Smyth, will be the special guest at this year's Roe Valley sports awards which will take place on Friday September 29.

Thursday, 31 August 2017 LIMAVADY Sports Council has announced that the world's fastest Paralympian, Eglinton's Jason Smyth, will be the special guest at this year's Roe Valley sports awards which will take place on Friday September 29....

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Toyota’s global 5 continents drive heads for the UK
 
 Automotive World     2017-08-29 kl. 15:50     503 words
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Toyota’s 5 Continents Drive started its European leg this week, the latest stage in an unprecedented around-the-world “test drive”.

That year will see Tokyo host the Olympic and Paralympic Games.... Toyota is a TOP partner for the Games, providing sustainable mobility to the entire Olympic and Paralympic movement. *Automotive World is not responsible for the content of this news...
 
   
Lisa Allan Appointed to IJF Executive Committee
 
 British Judo Association     2017-08-29 kl. 15:50     160 words
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The British Judo Association would like to congratulate Lisa Allan, who has this week been appointed to the International Judo Federation’s (IJF) Executive Committee.

One notable achievement is Lisa’s career saw her named as Judo Manager for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in which she was responsible for the delivery of the judo competitions throughout the Games.
 
   
WADA publishes 2016 Annual Report
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-08-29 kl. 15:33     468 words
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Russia investigations dominate anti-doping agenda in last 12 months The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published its 2016 Annual Report,

our stakeholders that a strong, independent WADA is essential to securing athletes’ ambitions.” After the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games , the clean sport community rallied around the need for a more empowered WADA.
 
   
On National Sports Day, Here's A Look At The Phenomenal Sportswomen Who've Done India Proud
 
 Indiatimes     2017-08-29 kl. 15:18     129 words
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On National Sports Day, And his message has spurred us to bring to light the female athletes who've done us proud in the past 1. Dipa Karmakar - First Indian gymnast to ever compete in the Olympics 2.

First Indian woman to win a medal in Paralympic games 3.

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Reliance Foundation's Nita Ambani Receives Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Award
 
 News18.com     2017-08-29 kl. 15:14     360 words
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The Reliance Foundation was on Tuesday awarded the Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Award for its contribution in promotion of sports during the national sports awards ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

The glittering ceremony also saw former Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh and two-time Paralympics gold medallist Devendra Jhajharia receive the Khel Ratna awards from the President.

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President Kovind confers Khel Ratna to Devendra Jhajharia, Sardar Singh
 
 Samajalive.in     2017-08-29 kl. 15:04     385 words
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President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday conferred the country's highest sporting honour Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award to Paralympian Indian star Devendra Jhajharia and former Indian hockey skipper Sardar Singh.

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday conferred the country's highest sporting honour Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award to Paralympian Indian star Devendra Jhajharia and former Indian hockey skipper Sardar Singh.The prestigious award is given for the

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Kevin O'Leary, Amy Purdy Among Judging Panel for 95th MISS AMERICA
 
 Broadway World     2017-08-29 kl. 15:04     1170 words
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The wife of the late U.S. Navy SEAL "American Sniper" Chris Kyle and author, Taya Kyle, entrepreneur and businessman of ABC's "Shark Tank," Kevin

Navy SEAL "American Sniper" Chris Kyle and author, Taya Kyle, entrepreneur and businessman of ABC's "Shark Tank," Kevin. ...O'Leary and 2014 Paralympic SNOWBOARDING bronze medalist and motivational speaker, Amy Purdy, will be judges on the "2016
 
   
Devendra Jhajharia: First Paralympian to Win Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
 
 India.com     2017-08-29 kl. 14:50     240 words
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New Delhi:  The 2004 Athens Paralympics changed the life of Devendra Jhajharia, a para-athlete and javelin thrower who is now India’s first paralympian to receive the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award .

Devendra Jhajharia: First Paralympian to Win Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna.... New Delhi:  The 2004 Athens Paralympics changed the life of Devendra Jhajharia, a para-athlete and javelin thrower who is now India’s first paralympian to receive the Rajiv Gandhi...
 
   
Lalaking walang binti, malayo ang nararating...
 
 Dotemirates.com     2017-08-29 kl. 14:43     534 words
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Naging inspirasyon sa buhay ng isang naghahangad na maging swimmer ang kaniyang pagkahilig sa paglangoy pero sa hindi inaasahang pagkakataon, muntik nang anurin sa kawalan ang kaniyang mga pangarap.

Sa ngayon, nagsasanay na si JM para makalahok sa Philippine team na sasabak sa ASEAN paralympics.

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Disney’s #DreamBigPrincess campaign inspires girls to dream bigger
 
 PR Examples     2017-08-29 kl. 14:42     243 words
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Disney has launched what may be the most admirable campaign of all time.

The images include the youngest female to speak at the United Nations, a Chinese Paralympic Gold medallist and a teenage author of a STEM coding book for kids, demonstrating the diverse and exciting roles females can achieve.
 
   
Kristina Rihanoff predicts Strictly Come Dancing 2017 front-runners
 
 Prima.co.uk     2017-08-29 kl. 14:38     556 words
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Do you agree with these predictions? Most Popular Getty David M.

A post shared by BBC Strictly (@bbcstrictly) on Aug 28, 2017 at 11:05am PDT Kristina also reckons Paralympian Jonnie Peacock is one to watch – and said she'll be rooting for him to reach the final...

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On National Sports Day, wondering why Dhyan Chand still does not have a Bharat Ratna
 
 Indian Express     2017-08-29 kl. 14:35     1121 words
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The Sports Ministry needs to give a serious thought to the fact whether sportspersons should ever be considered for the Padma Awards No sooner the

This year’s nomination for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award went in favour of Sardar Singh, former hockey captain, and to Devendra Jhajharia, a para athlete who is credited with having bagged two Paralympic gold medals.

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Jhajharia, Sardar Singh bask in Khel Ratna glory
 
 Times of India     2017-08-29 kl. 14:27     516 words
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NEW DELHI: Devendra Jhajharia on Tuesday became the first para athlete to receive India's highest sporting honour -- Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna -- along with hockey star Sardar Singh, who has endured trying times off the field in the last one year.

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna -- along with hockey star Sardar Singh, who has endured trying times off the field in the last one year.Javelin thrower Jhajharia is the only Indian to win two Paralympic gold medals --... 2004 Athens Games and 2016 Rio Paralympics...

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APC creates Athlete Commission
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-08-29 kl. 14:20     465 words
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11 Paralympians from eight sports selected as members.

11 Paralympians from eight sports selected as members.The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) has established an Athlete Commission in recognition of the clear advantages to be gained from continuous and meaningful engagement with Australia’s
 
   
President Kovind confers Khel Ratna to Devendra Jhajharia, Sardar Singh
 
 NewsR.in     2017-08-29 kl. 14:16     37 words
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*New Delhi [India], August 29 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday conferred the country's highest sporting honour Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award to Paralympian Indian star Devendra Jhajharia and former Indian hockey skipper Sardar Singh.

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday conferred the country's highest sporting honour Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award to Paralympian Indian star Devendra Jhajharia and former Indian hockey skipper Sardar Singh.*.
 
   
Backgrounder: Inspiring Stories - Women Transforming India Awards, 2017
 
 Press Information Bureau     2017-08-29 kl. 14:10     3887 words
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Women Transforming India Awards was launched by NITI Aayog, in partnership with the UN in India and MyGov, to recognize the transformational impact of work undertaken by women across India's villages, towns and cities.

Her immediate goal is to participate in the Paralympic Games and make the country proud.

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 Namibia Press Agency     2017-08-29 kl. 14:00     156 words
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NAMPA / ANA UPDATE 1: Rustenburg council meeting postponed over delayed agendas NAMPA / PTI HIGHLIGHTS EASTERN REGION 1700 H - Kolkata, Aug 29 (PTI)

Paralympian Jhajharia, Sardar Singh bask in Khel Ratna glory NAMPA / XINHUA 1st LD-Writethru:
 
   
SPO-AWARDS - Paralympian Jhajharia, Sardar Singh bask in Khel Ratna glory
 
 Namibia Press Agency     2017-08-29 kl. 13:59     90 words
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Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. New Delhi, Aug 29 (PTI) Devendra Jhajharia today became the first para athlete to receive India's highest sporting

SPO-AWARDS - Paralympian Jhajharia, Sardar Singh bask in Khel Ratna glory.... Javelin thrower Jhajharia is the only Indian to win two Paralympic gold medals --... 2004 Athens Games and 2016 Rio Paralympics -- while star mid-fielder Sardar has been the...

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Odisha’s boxing coach BB Mohanty receives Dronacharya award
 
 OdishaSunTimes.com     2017-08-29 kl. 13:54     315 words
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Bhubaneswar: Braja Bhushan Mohanty, eminent boxing coach from Odisha, today received the prestigious Dronacharya Award from President Ram Nath Kovind at a function at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on the occasion of National Sports Day.

The prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award was given to former India hockey team captain Sardar Singh and Paralympian javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia.... Prakash (shooting), Jasvir Singh (kabaddi), Laishram Devendro Singh (boxing), Oinam Bembem Devi (football), Harmanpreet Kaur and Cheteshwar Pujara (both cricket) along with Paralympians...

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Sardar Singh, Devendra Jhajharia receive Khel Ratna awards from President Ram Nath Kovind
 
 True Viral News     2017-08-29 kl. 13:51     257 words
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President of India Ram Nath Kovind conferred prestigious sports awards on Tuesday to celebrate National Sports Day on the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand.

President of India Ram Nath Kovind conferred prestigious sports awards on Tuesday to celebrate National Sports Day on the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand.While former hockey captain Sardar Singh and Paralympian javelin thrower

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