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Handikappidrott, Sverige  
Dagens ros 1 september...
 
 Norrländska Socialdemokraten     2017-09-01 kl. 06:00     148 words
 
till den snälla tjejen som följde med våran son hem när han var på vift från förskolan på Skurholmen. Du ska ha en stjärna på himlen! Tacksamma föräldrar .. till PRO Gällivares styrelse som ordnade trevligt firande av 50-årsjubiléet.

Bodens handikappidrott .. till personalen på avdelning 6 och kirurgmottagningen för ert proffsiga och varma bemötande vid min vistelse hos er.
 
   
Viktigt landslagsläger stundar i Trelleborg
 
 24 Trelleborg     2017-08-31 kl. 21:00     367 words
 
I helgen arrangeras ett landslagsläger i Liljeborgshallen i Trelleborg. Det är landslaget i Goalball som ska finslipa inför EM. I september stundar EM i parasporten Goalball och i helgen kommer det svenska landslaget att träna i Trelleborg.

Vi är väldigt bra, vi är fyra i världen och kom fyra på Paralympics senast.
 
   
Öppet elitläger på Idre fjäll 25-29 september
 
 Längd.se     2017-08-31 kl. 17:07     174 words
 
I somras fortsatte Svenska Skidförbundet med de mycket populära öppna elitlägren för juniorer. Men i år togs dessutom nya tag genom satsningen på samma koncept för seniorer.

I Boden deltog även Paralympicsåkare, samt längdåkare från Kanada.
 
   
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Paige prepares for Para World Games in Mexico
 
 Redland City Bulletin     2017-09-01 kl. 08:40     381 words
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Paige Leonhardt. AFTER a month of winning gold medals and breaking records, Mount Cotton swimmer Paige Leonhardt is training for the Para World Games in Mexico.

The 16-year-old moved from Port Macquarie in January after swimming at the Paralympics in Rio last year.
 
   
A Prosthetic Advantage?
 
 The Scientist     2017-09-01 kl. 07:23     1191 words
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BLADE RUNNER: A pair of the prosthetic devices that Alena Grabowski tested in her University of Colorado Boulder labPATRICK CAMPBELL, UNIVERSITY OF

In fact, Pistorius himself accused another double amputee Paralympian, the Brazilian runner Alan Oliveira, of artificially increasing his height with longer prostheses to improve performance.... And although the International Paralympic Committee has a...
 
   
Mum fundraising for own funeral 'overwhelmed' by community response
 
 Nottingham Post     2017-09-01 kl. 07:20     592 words
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A mum fundraising for her own funeral has been "overwhelmed" after her lip sync battle event raised more than £3,000.

Simon Gunn) “Every little thing that people did was so touching, from the flowers from the paralympian Ollie Hynd to the little girl who brought me cake, they are all amazing."... The event was attended by between 150 and 200 people, including Mansfield Paralympic...
 
   
Carmona urges nation to ‘watch out’
 
 Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday     2017-09-01 kl. 07:17     292 words
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President Anthony Carmona yesterday quoted the lyrics of iconic musical pioneer, Garfield Blackman aka ‘Ras Shorty I’ and urged the nation to ‘watch out’ and ‘be alert’ as Trinidad and Tobago celebrated 55 years of Independence yesterday.

Trinbagonians let us forge a better future for ourselves and our children.” During his remarks Carmona also extended his well-wishes to TT’s athletes, including paralympian Akeem Stewart and the national men’s 4x4 relay team, who recently won

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Barbara Corcoran does a 180, joins 'Dancing with the Stars' 2017 cast
 
 Blasting News United States     2017-09-01 kl. 06:52     442 words
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" #Shark Tank " star #Barbara Corcoran will hoof it for the glittering Mirrorball Trophy when " # Dancing With The Stars " 2017 begins Sept. 18 on ABC, according to an Aug. 31 E! Online exclusive.

In addition to Barbara Corcoran , other celebrities rumored to be taking part in "DWTS" this fall are "Malcolm in the Middle" alum Frankie Muniz, Paralympic swimmer turned ESPN personality Victoria Arlen, NBA star Derek Fisher, "Hamilton" alum
 
   
BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19
 
 Spalding Guardian     2017-09-01 kl. 05:44     1049 words
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On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.

August 19. On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today -... It is backed by Sport England, sportscotland, Sport Wales, Sport Northern Ireland, the British Olympic Association and British Paralympic...
 
   
Sharp Names Paralympic National Team Roster for World Championships
 
 U.S. Soccer Federation     2017-09-01 kl. 05:27     803 words
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CHICAGO (Aug. 31, 2017) – The U.S. Paralympic National Team will compete in the 2017 IFCPF CP Football World Championships in San Luis, Argentina from Sept. 5-24.

Sharp Names Paralympic National Team Roster for World Championships.... Paralympic National Team will compete in the 2017 IFCPF CP Football World Championships in San Luis, Argentina from Sept.... 5-24.Head coach Stuart Sharp has named a 14-player roster for the tournament with four new players joining the squad from last summer’s Paralympic...
 
   
Someone You Should Know: Dustin Gunter
 
 KSNT TV     2017-09-01 kl. 04:56     303 words
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HOYT, Kan. (KSNT)– There’s nothing that will slow down 20-year-old Dustin Gunter, not even a disability On the 4th of July in 2005, Gunter, then

He’s now won more gold medals than he can count, and his hopes to someday compete against the best of the best, “I’m ready to go against the Paralympians and see if maybe I can be in team USA.” Share this:
 
   
New laws eyed for 2020 Tokyo Games
 
 The Japan News     2017-09-01 kl. 04:45     242 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun The government and the suprapartisan Sports Federation of Diet Members will consider establishing legislation to address possible issues concerning the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, it has been learned.

The Yomiuri Shimbun The government and the suprapartisan Sports Federation of Diet Members will consider establishing legislation to address possible issues concerning the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, it has been learned.According to

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Tokyo Daily News (web)
 
   
Derek Fisher, Jordan Fisher and Frankie Muniz Join 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 25
 
 AceShowbiz.com     2017-09-01 kl. 04:43     431 words
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The threesome as well as 'Shark Tank' star Barbara Corcoran and Paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen are the latest names rumored to join the competition, while Drew Scott's participation is confirmed.

The threesome as well as 'Shark Tank' star Barbara Corcoran and Paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen are the latest names rumored to join the competition, while Drew Scott's participation is confirmed.With only weeks away before the premiere of "
 
   
Liam Fox accuses EU of trying to blackmail UK over Brexit deal
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-09-01 kl. 04:33     579 words
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UK international trade secretary Liam Fox, Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe and British prime minister Theresa May attend a business forum in Tokyo.

May was due to meet Japan’s Emperor Akihito in Tokyo on Friday morning before attending a wheelchair basketball match, connected to a UK promise to assist Japan ahead of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo.

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Strictly Come Dancing celebrities' pro partners chosen in new 'speed dancing' challenge
 
 Telly Mix     2017-09-01 kl. 04:33     362 words
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The Strictly Come Dancing 2017 celebrity and pro partner pairings are being chosen in a new 'speed dancing' challenge. The celebs and pro dancers on this year's series met up ahead of the launch show to get to know one another.

They're joined by Good Morning Britain presenter Charlotte Hawkins, Holby City actress Chizzy Akudolu, X Factor winner turned West End star Alexandra Burke, Paralympian Jonnie Peacock, and Debbie McGee, TV personality, presenter and the widow of

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Telly Mix (web)
 
   
Kenya's Kamworor eager to prove mettle at New York marathon
 
 SINA     2017-09-01 kl. 04:14     586 words
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By John Kwoba NAIROBI, Aug. 31 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's World Cross Country Champion Geoffrey Kamworor will return to the marathon distance when he lines up at the New York marathon on Nov. 5 to challenge defending champion Ghirmay Ghebreslassie from Eritrea.

The New York Marathon will have a world-class field representing 27 countries including 22 Olympians, 11 Paralympians and 16 athletes -
 
   
Italy opens UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships with gold medal haul
 
 Cycling South Africa     2017-09-01 kl. 04:08     2000 words
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German H4 handcyclist Christiane Reppe was elated with her gold medal today during the Time Trial on Day 1 of the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships held at Midmar Dam Howick, South Africa, on Thursday 31 August 2017.

Photo credit: Andrew Mc Fadden Multiple UCI World Champion and Paralympic medallist Alessandro Zanardi had an excellent session on the 23.3-kilometre course today, as the Men’s H5 hand cycling class kicked off the afternoon session, claiming a gold...

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SASCOC (web)
 
   
Bali on the run – with 9,000 others
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-09-01 kl. 03:41     1014 words
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CZECH long-distance runner Emil Zatopek often said, “If you want to run, run a mile. If you want to experience a different life, run a marathon.

It was inspiring to watch 52 disabled athletes pushing past other runners with gusto and speed, clearly enjoying themselves as they raced in the 10km wheelchair category, a permanent fixture since MBM first started.
 
   
Malcolm In The Middle's Frankie Muniz and Teen Beach Movie's Jordan Fisher 'set to join the cast of DWTS' along with former Lakers star Derek Fisher
 
 Daily Mail     2017-09-01 kl. 03:16     1307 words
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Dailymail.com Reporter 22:54 BST, 31 August 2017 " href="mailto:?subject=Read this: Malcolm In The Middle" rel="nofollow"> e-mail

Former paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen and violinist Lindsey Stirling, 30, also will compete on DWTS, according to Us Weekly.... Athlete to analyst: Former paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen, shown in July 2013 in Los Angeles, also has joined the...
 
   
Hannahs all set for a great Games
 
 Cheshire Independent     2017-09-01 kl. 03:12     360 words
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.43AM Updated: Sun 2nd August 2015 9.04AM Paralympian star Hannah Cockcroft told pupils at Hillcrest Preparatory and Grammar School that she wasn't just excited about the forthcoming games, she was also “scared stiff.

Sun 2nd August 2015 9.04AM Paralympian star Hannah Cockcroft told pupils at Hillcrest Preparatory and Grammar School that she wasn't just excited about the forthcoming games, she was also “scared stiff.” “The nearer its get, the more
 
   
Pan Gang's Strategy Leads Yili's New ...
 
 ADVFN Deutschland     2017-09-01 kl. 03:03     510 words
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BEIJING , Sept. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 30th , Yili Group, No.1 in Asia and a member of the top 8 worldwide in the dairy industry, released its financial report of the first half of 2017.

The Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (" Beijing 2022") and Yili Group officially announced that, Yili Group will be the only official partner of dairy products for the Beijing 2022.

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Thailand News and Press Releases (web)
 
   
Pan Gang's Strategy Leads Yili's New Development
 
 WorldNetDaily     2017-09-01 kl. 03:03     536 words
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BEIJING , Aug. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 30th , Yili Group, No.1 in Asia and a member of the top 8 worldwide in the dairy industry, released its financial report of the first half of 2017.

T he Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (" Beijing 2022") and Yili Group officially announced that, Yili Group will be the only official partner of dairy products for the Beijing 2022.

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Dancing With the Stars: Derek Fisher, Paralympic Swimmer Victoria Arlen and Shark Tank Star Join Season 25
 
 Long Room.com     2017-09-01 kl. 02:59     74 words
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Barbara is one of the investors on ABC's hit show Shark Tank, and has been with the show for all eight seasons.

Derek Fisher, Paralympic Swimmer Victoria Arlen and Shark Tank Star Join Season 25.... Victoria, 22, is a former Paralympian swimmer who...
 
   
“Next Olympic Hopeful” Skeleton Winner Attends Rookie Camp, While The Other Deals With Kidney Failure
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-01 kl. 02:19     1050 words
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By Gary R. Blockus | Aug. 31, 2017, 6:13 p.m. (ET) Amanda Alvarez and Quentin Butler celebrate after winning "The Next Olympic Hopeful" on July 16, 2017 in Colorado Springs, Colo.

we did. It surprised me because I hadn’t lifted weights for six months.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
How to break down stigma with comedy
 
 EasyJet     2017-09-01 kl. 02:10     308 words
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This get-up-and-go generation member uses her personal experience of cerebral palsy as stand-up material.

Without any of the actual ski.” BE UNIQUE “I worked at the Paralympics in Rio and didn't enjoy it, because I wasn't the only disabled person there.
 
   
DWTS: Paralympic Swimmer, NBA Star Join Season 25
 
 EOnline.com     2017-09-01 kl. 01:47     452 words
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Dancing With the Stars has found three more of its season 25 stars.

DWTS: Paralympic Swimmer, NBA Star Join Season 25.... Dancing With the Stars has found three more of its season 25 stars.Former NBA star Derek Fisher, Shark Tank shark Barbara Corcoran and former Paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen are set to join the cast...

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Free Chik-fil-A, more fake Wells Fargo accounts in AL.com business news
 
 Birmingham News     2017-09-01 kl. 01:35     183 words
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Chik-fil-A.png Chick-fil-A is giving away free food - how to get it No, you didn't read that wrong. Chick-fil-A is offering free breakfast to customers  who download the latest version of the Chick-fil-A One App through Sept. 30.

Wells Fargo.jpg Wells Fargo discovers another 1.4 million fake accounts Mallory.jpg 2012 Paralympian to headline United Way Campaign Kickoff Ball Corp. to close Birmingham plant, lay off 91 workers.

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AL.com (web)
 
   
Council funds propel South Cambridgeshire athletes to next level
 
 South Cambs District Council     2017-09-01 kl. 01:25     475 words
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Budding sporting superstars from South Cambridgeshire can now apply for a Council grant to push their training onto the next level.

Budding sporting superstars from South Cambridgeshire can now apply for a Council grant to push their training onto the next level.Promising able-bodied and disabled athletes can now apply for up to £2,000 in funding via the annual Elite Athlete
 
   
Five More Stars Join 'DWTS' Season 25 Cast: Find Out Who!
 
 US Weekly Online     2017-09-01 kl. 00:51     392 words
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Derek Fisher and Jordan Fisher (2) The new Dancing With the Stars cast includes two Lacheys — and now two Fishers!

Violinist Lindsey Stirling , former paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen  and actor  have also joined the cast, Us  confirms.... Paralympics team and won one gold and three silver medals at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.

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Isley, Rojas Jr. Win First U.S. Men’s Boxing World Medals In 6 Years
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-01 kl. 00:33     332 words
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By Chrös McDougall | Aug. 31, 2017, 5:27 p.m. (ET) Freddy Rojas Jr. celebrates his quarterfinal victory at the AIBA World Boxing Championships on Aug. 29, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. Troy Isley and Freddy Rojas Jr.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Former paralympic swimmer joins new 'DWTS' cast!
 
 AOL.com     2017-08-31 kl. 23:43     5 words
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Former paralympic swimmer joins new 'DWTS' cast!Get in on the game!Desiree Murphy.
 
   
NBA Alum Derek Fisher Is Joining DWTS — Find Out Which Fellow Athlete Will Also Compete!
 
 People     2017-08-31 kl. 23:26     354 words
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Two former pro athletes are joining Dancing with the Stars ! When the season 25 premiere airs in mid-September, audiences will see NBA alum Derek Fisher compete, a source tells PEOPLE.

Also joining Fisher in the reality dance competition is former paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen, a second source confirms to PEOPLE. ( Entertainment Tonight first reported the news.)... She spent “10 years in a wheelchair paralyzed from the waist down.” But six years later, at the age of 17, Arlen made the USA Paralympic...

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Victoria Arlen joins 'Dancing with the Stars' 2017 cast; who is she?
 
 Blasting News United States     2017-08-31 kl. 23:18     439 words
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When " # Dancing With The Stars " 2017 premieres Sept.18 on ABC with an all-new cast of celebrity characters, a Paralympic swimmer will bring her inspirational story to the ballroom, according to an Aug. 31 ET exclusive.

Victoria Arlen joins 'Dancing with the Stars' 2017 cast; who is she?When " # Dancing With The Stars " 2017 premieres Sept.18 on ABC with an all-new cast of celebrity characters, a Paralympic...
 
   
2012 Paralympian gold medalist to headline United Way Campaign Kickoff
 
 AL.com     2017-08-31 kl. 23:17     156 words
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2012 Paralympic gold medalist Mallory Weggemann will headline the 2017 United Way Campaign Kickoff on Thursday, Sept. 7 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center East Ballroom.

2012 Paralympian gold medalist to headline United Way Campaign Kickoff.... 2012 Paralympic gold medalist Mallory Weggemann will headline the 2017 United Way Campaign Kickoff on Thursday, Sept.... That same year, she began training for the 2012 Paralympic...
 
   
Anti-doping chief says a fine is not a big enough sanction for Ru...
 
 BT.com     2017-08-31 kl. 23:03     752 words
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iNADO chief executive Joseph de Pencier wants to see a significant fine of at least eight figures.

McLaren. “Their lack of transparency is regrettable – the IOC has done a disservice to sport and anti-doping by shrouding the commissions in secrecy,” said De Pencier. “The IAAF and (International Paralympic Committee) has done a much better
 
   
EXCLUSIVE: Former paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen joins 'DWTS' -- and she's paired with a fan favorite!
 
 AOL.com     2017-08-31 kl. 23:03     25 words
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Victoria Arlen is making her ballroom debut! WATCH: Nikki Bella Says She Would 'Totally' Do 'Dancing With the Stars,' Reveals Wedding Dress Details Read more...

EXCLUSIVE: Former paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen joins 'DWTS' -- and she's paired with a fan favorite!Victoria Arlen is making her ballroom debut!
 
   
SIR SHANKAR BALASUBRAMANIAN NOMINATED FOR PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR AT THE 17TH ASIAN ACHIEVERS AWARDS
 
 PharmiWeb     2017-08-31 kl. 22:54     688 words
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London, UK – Indian-born British Chemist Sir Shankar Balasubramanian has been nominated for the Professional of the Year award at the 17th annual Asian Achievers Awards, being held on Friday 22nd September to celebrate South Asian excellence.

Paralympian Business Person of the Year Poonam Gupta OBE -
 
   
The state of Channel 4
 
 Open Democracy     2017-08-31 kl. 22:52     4199 words
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Still from Kosminsky's 'The State' on Channel 4. Photograph: Channel 4. Channel 4’s Chief Executive, David Abraham, and Chief Creative Officer, Jay Hunt, are leaving on a high note.

Just 6% of hours commissioned were produced in the Midlands – and that was an upward blip accounted for by the fact that the production base for the excellent Rio Paralympics coverage was, for some reason, in Birmingham: the previous year’s
 
   
NZ team start UCI Para Cycling Road World Champs with bronze
 
 Voxy.co.nz     2017-08-31 kl. 22:38     284 words
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Rio Paralympian Stephen Hills has set the tone for the New Zealand Para Cycling Team on day one of the UCI Para Cycling Road World Championships in South Africa winning a bronze medal in the Men’s T2 Time Trial.

Rio Paralympian Stephen Hills has set the tone for the New Zealand Para Cycling Team on day one of the UCI Para Cycling Road World Championships in South Africa winning a bronze medal in the Men’s T2 Time Trial.This was Hills first ever World
 
   
Girls Succeed: Stories Behind the Careers of Successful Women
 
 Scribd     2017-08-31 kl. 22:10     290 words
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Girls Succeed! Stories Behind the Careers of Successful Women includes stories about girls with big dreams. Be inspired by the women they become.

The chapters are filled with inspiration and entertainment.  Learn about contemporary women who have discovered cures to stamp out disease, made people laugh, earned Olympic and Paralympic gold medals, and crossed the country in the cab of an
 
   
Canada's Gautier wins gold in T! time trial at para-cycling worlds
 
 CFJC Today     2017-08-31 kl. 21:25     239 words
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PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa — Canada's Shelley Gautier won a gold medal in the women's T1 time trial Thursday at the para-cycling world championships. Gautier finished the 15.5-kilometre race in 38 minutes 3.35 seconds, 5.

It's the first world championship medal for Moreau, a double bronze-medallist at the Rio Paralympics.

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Price of a medal
 
 Deccan Chronicle     2017-08-31 kl. 21:14     768 words
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When it comes to sports, talent and hard work go hand in hand. While talent serves as a foundation, it takes a lot more for sportspersons to make it big. Discipline and dedication are important; they need to follow a rigid diet and a good fitness regime.

Talking about how dedication and hard work are the key to success, paralympic javelin thrower and the first para-athlete to be awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, Devendra Jhajharia, says, “Being talented is not an achievement, it’s a

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Asian Age (web)
 
   
Canada's Gautier wins gold in T! time trial at para-cycling worlds
 
 Brandon Sun     2017-08-31 kl. 21:05     420 words
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PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa - Canada's Shelley Gautier won a gold medal in the women's T1 time trial Thursday at the para-cycling world championships. Gautier finished the 15.5-kilometre race in 38 minutes 3.35 seconds, 5.

It's the first world championship medal for Moreau, a double bronze-medallist at the Rio Paralympics.

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Suspended Russian Anti-Doping Agency RUSADA Names New Chief
 
 Radio Free Europe     2017-08-31 kl. 20:50     259 words
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University lecturer Yury Ganus has been appointed head of Russia's drug-testing agency RUSADA, the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) said on August 31.

meeting of the Russian Olympic and Paralympic committees.
 
   
30th World Miss University Korea 2017 Final opens in Seoul
 
 The E-Seoul Post     2017-08-31 kl. 20:47     466 words
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            The 30th World Miss University for the year 2017 was held at Walker Hill Hotel in  Seoul on August 30.

      Lee  expressed hope that the beauty event will play a leading role in promotion and successful staging of the forthcoming  PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in February next year Following the United States, Canada and
 
   
Former Paralympic swimmer Arlen joins 'DWTS,' pairs with fan fave
 
 MSN Entertainment     2017-08-31 kl. 20:43     159 words
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The Boston, Massachusetts, native is currently a television personality for ESPN, as well as an actress, speaker and model who has beat the odds.

Former Paralympic swimmer Arlen joins 'DWTS,' pairs with fan fave.... Two years later, Arlen qualified for the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London as a paralympic swimmer with Team USA.

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Paralympic Swimmer Victoria Arlen to Partner with Mirror Ball Pro on DANCING WITH THE STARS
 
 Broadway World     2017-08-31 kl. 20:37     132 words
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ETOnline reports that 22-year-old former paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen will be among the contestants on Season 25 of DANCING WITH THE STARS. Sources tell the site that the athlete will be paired with Mirror Ball champ Val Chmerkovskiy.

Paralympic Swimmer Victoria Arlen to Partner with Mirror Ball Pro on DANCING WITH THE STARS.... ETOnline reports that 22-year-old former paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen will be among the contestants on Season 25 of DANCING WITH THE STARS.

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Excitement builds up for the third annual TV Sports Awards, including the return of the Golden Boy award
 
 Around The Rings     2017-08-31 kl. 20:24     958 words
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LONDON, 31st August 2017 - The TV Sports Awards (TVSA) 2017 will showcase some of the most successful achievements from the sport media industry. Shortlisted nominees soon to be announced.

Salle Des Etoiles in Monte-Carlo and hosted by the dynamic Layla Anna-Lee and Marc Edwards (both experienced international sports presenters and the voices of London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic...
 
   
EXCLUSIVE: Former Paralympic Swimmer Victoria Arlen Joins 'DWTS' -- and She's Paired With a Fan Favorite!
 
 KFMB-TV     2017-08-31 kl. 20:05     47 words
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With an unyielding news cycle churning around President Donald Trump and other heads of state, like Turkish President Erdogan, Trevor Noah has found his stride as host of The Daily Show, erasing any apprehension over Jon Stewart’s departure.

EXCLUSIVE: Former Paralympic Swimmer Victoria Arlen Joins 'DWTS' -- and She's Paired With a Fan Favorite!With an unyielding news cycle churning around President Donald Trump and other heads of state, like Turkish President Erdogan, Trevor Noah has...
 
   
Haidi Zhang is readying to lead the Paralympic Movement forward in the Asian region
 
 Sports Features     2017-08-31 kl. 20:05     553 words
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NewsUpdate MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) With Asia set to host the next three straight Olympic and Paralympic

Haidi Zhang is readying to lead the Paralympic Movement forward in the Asian region.... NewsUpdate MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) With Asia set to host the next three straight Olympic and Paralympic. ...Games, Haidi Zhang...
 
   
Italy begin UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships with four golds
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-08-31 kl. 20:03     472 words
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Dan Palmer Thursday, 31 August 2017 Italy won four gold medals on day one of the International Cycling Union Para-cycling Road World Championships in Pietermaritzburg.

The 50-year-old, a quadruple Paralympic champion who lost both of his legs after a motorsport accident in 2001, won in 37min 47.96sec.... The reigning time trial and road race world champion battled back after a serious injury saw her lose the use of her right arm two months before the Rio 2016 Paralympics...

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Strictly Come Dancing air date confirmed, plus how to buy tickets to live shows and full line-up details
 
 Grimsby Telegraph     2017-08-31 kl. 19:42     1818 words
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The nation's favourite dancing show will be back on our screens very soon. This year's batch of famous faces will shimmy and foxtrot their way into the ballroom - and hopefully into the hearts of viewers.

Jonnie Peacock Jonnie is a double Paralympic, World and European T44 100m Champion.... I can’t wait to see what I can achieve and how far I can push myself.” The 24-year-old won his first Paralympic Gold medal in London 2012 in front of 80,000 people and...

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EXCLUSIVE: Former Paralympic Swimmer Victoria Arlen Joins 'DWTS' -- and She's Paired With a Fan Favorite!
 
 Yahoo! Singpore She     2017-08-31 kl. 19:38     477 words
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A source tells ET the 22-year-old athlete is stepping foot into the ballroom this season!Victoria Arlen is making her ballroom debut!

EXCLUSIVE: Former Paralympic Swimmer Victoria Arlen Joins 'DWTS' -- and She's Paired With a Fan Favorite!A source tells ET the 22-year-old athlete is stepping foot into the ballroom this season!Victoria Arlen is making her ballroom debut!A source...

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Close-Knit U.S. Wrestlers Turn In Ultimate Team Effort In Paris For First Team Title In 22 Years, presented by Ultimate Software
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-08-31 kl. 19:16     1013 words
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By Craig Sesker | Aug. 31, 2017, 11:40 a.m. (ET) Members of the U.S. men's freestyle wrestling team and staff celebrate after winning the team title at the World Wrestling Championships on Aug. 26, 2017 in Paris.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Para sport review: August 2017
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-08-31 kl. 19:13     346 words
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Athletics, blind sports and equestrian among the highlights International Canoe Federation (ICF) 2017 World Championships Brazil’s Luis Carlos Cardoso da Silva (men’s VL1) picked up his fifth Para canoe world title in Racice, Czech Republic.

Republic.Australia landed three golds through Curtis McGrath (men’s KL2), Amanda Reynolds (women’s KL3) and Susan Seipel (women’s VL2) , while British Paralympic champion Emma Wiggs (women’s KL2) claimed her fourth world title .
 
   
Paddlesports Retailer announces new location for 2018
 
 SNEWS     2017-08-31 kl. 18:36     433 words
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The trade show says the 2018 venue will offer prime facilities for testing paddlesports equipment. Organizers of Paddlesport Retailer have announced plans to host their next industry trade show in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in 2018.

Olympic & Paralympic Training facility.
 
   
Great British Bake Off's Nadiya Hussain forced to defend herself after vicious Twitter trolls attack her over Cornish pasties
 
 OK! Magazine     2017-08-31 kl. 18:15     452 words
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Nadiya Hussain came under fire after a recipe she used in Nadiya’s British Food Adventure. [BBC] The Great British Bake Off winner shared her unique take on the savoury favourite during Nadiya’s British Food Adventure.

GBBO’s launch was also Channel 4’s biggest overnight performance in five years, since The Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony which aired in August 2.
 
   
Bexhill ace wins medal treble at top national event
 
 Hastings & St. Leonards Observer     2017-08-31 kl. 18:01     395 words
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Thursday 31 August 2017 Two Bexhill Swimming Club and Special Olympics Hastings & Rother members successfully competed in the Special Olympics National Summer Games.

The closing ceremony at the pool included Jessica Jane Applegate MBE, the S14 swimmer who won gold in the 200m freestyle at the London 2012 Paralympics and who also gained two silvers and a bronze at the 2016 Rio Paralympics.
 
   
Marcel Hug to defend New York title
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-08-31 kl. 18:00     601 words
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Swiss wheelchair athlete one of 11 Paralympians taking part in November marathon Defending champion Marcel Hug will take to the streets of New York in November bidding for a third marathon win in the US city.

Swiss wheelchair athlete one of 11 Paralympians taking part in November marathon Defending champion Marcel Hug will take to the streets of New York in November bidding for a third marathon win in the US city.Race organisers have announced that the
 
   
Media advisory: Ostersund 2017 accreditation open
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-08-31 kl. 18:00     137 words
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Media can now apply to attend World Para Ice Hockey Paralympic Winter Games Qualification Tournament Media are advised that accreditation for the

Media can now apply to attend World Para Ice Hockey Paralympic Winter Games Qualification Tournament Media are advised that accreditation for the. ...2017 World Para Ice Hockey Paralympic Winter Games Qualification Tournament from 9-14 October in
 
   
List of charities asked to contribute to costs of regulating fundraising through the levy as at 31st August 2017
 
 Fundraising Regulator     2017-08-31 kl. 17:44     9425 words
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List of charities asked to contribute to the costs of regulating fundraising through the levy as at 31st August 2017 This is a list of 1,570 organisations asked to contribute to Levy Year 1.

EX-SERVICE MEN'S ASSOCIATION (BLESMA) P 326730 BRITISH LUNG FOUNDATION P Exempt Charity BRITISH MUSEUM P 251681 BRITISH NUTRITION FOUNDATION, THE 802385 BRITISH PARALYMPIC ASSOCIATION P 1108335 BRITISH POLIO FELLOWSHIP, THE 220949 BRITISH RED CROSS
 
   
Birmingham Weekender Encapsulates the Spirit of Birmingham 2022's Cultural Program...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-08-31 kl. 17:35     1639 words
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Just 22 days ahead of Birmingham’s largest arts festival, Birmingham Weekender (from 22 – 24 September), the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games bid team unveils its cultural program for the Games.

London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games – Four Squares Festival Rugby World Cup 2015 – East Side Park fan zone for 12,000 fans in partnership with the Birmingham Weekender Festival Champions Trophy 2017 – Giant screens shared centre stage

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JOC Welcomes Syrian Swimmer Yusra Mardini in Tokyo
 
 Around The Rings     2017-08-31 kl. 17:35     307 words
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The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) yesterday welcomed Yusra Mardini, who competed in swimming at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 with the first-ever Refugee Olympic Team, at the JOC Headquarters in Tokyo.

The JOC would like to keep on working closely with the International Olympic Committee, the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games and other relevant parties to ensure that the best environment will be provided for all the
 
   
iSportconnect adds Etienne Thobois, Balázs Fürjes and Marisol Casado to Lausanne Summit lineup
 
 iSportConnect     2017-08-31 kl. 17:33     706 words
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iSportconnect is delighted to confirm that three additional guest speakers have been added to the lineup for the Lausanne Summit on September 27. The event will be held at the Olympic Museum.

2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Paul Barber , Chief Executive Officer at Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club Peter Hutton , Chief Executive Officer at Eurosport Guy-Laurent Epstein , Marketing Director at UEFA Jeff Haas , Chief International
 
   
PyeongChang holds its final inspection
 
 Korea Joongang Daily     2017-08-31 kl. 17:06     534 words
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The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games (Pocog) held the ninth and final inspection meeting with the

The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games (Pocog) held the ninth and final inspection meeting with the. ...International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission at Alpensia Convention Centre in
 
   
Dainton & Calin Appointed to Senior ITTF Positions
 
 Around The Rings     2017-08-31 kl. 16:53     737 words
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The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has announced two senior staff appointments. Steve DAINTON, who has been the Acting CEO for the past two months, has now been appointed as the permanent CEO.

45-year-old CALIN from Spain has been playing, coaching and administrating table tennis since 1991 with his proudest moment on the table being coaching the Spanish team to one gold, one silver and two bronze medals at the 2000 Paralympics.
 
   
Snowboard season begins in New Zealand
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-08-31 kl. 16:48     366 words
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Countdown to PyeongChang 2018 begins with double event in Treble Cone Around 50 athletes from 10 nations will ride the slopes in Treble Cone, New Zealand, to open the 2017-18 World Para Snowboard season from Friday (1 September).

The first day on Friday will see the World Para Snowboard Southern Hemisphere Cup take place, followed by the World Cup season kicking off on Saturday (2 September), as athletes prepare for the crucial PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in
 
   
Charity ball to be held for Caudwell Children - with X-Factor star Louisa Johnson topping the bill
 
 The Sentinel     2017-08-31 kl. 16:13     542 words
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X-Factor winner Louisa Johnson will headline a glamorous ball in support of a city charity which supports scores of children suffering a wide range of conditions.

Paralympian Lee Pearson knighted as Joe Clarke and Adam Peaty made MBEs in New Year's Honours list Dawn, who has previously organised a ladies’ lunch to raise cash for the charity, said: “Louisa Johnson is so talented.

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Upgraded cycle track opens
 
 Echo Newspapers     2017-08-31 kl. 16:12     548 words
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THE SpeedDome where some of the state’s cycling champions such as Cameron Meyer and Melissa Hoskins have done their racing and training has had a major upgrade.

Paul Clohessy won a gold and bronze medal at the 2000 Sydney Paralympic Games for men’s tandem cycling.
 
   
Japan’s budget requests reach ¥101 trillion for fiscal 2018, making sustainability a challenge
 
 Japan Times     2017-08-31 kl. 16:11     590 words
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General-account budget requests by government ministries and agencies totaled around ¥101 trillion ($913 billion) for fiscal 2018 amid ballooning social security expenses and record-high defense spending, government officials said Thursday.

It aims to prepare infrastructure ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, take disaster prevention measures and boost tourism.

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Building Briefs – August 31st
 
 Scottish Construction Now!     2017-08-31 kl. 16:00     1354 words
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Derek MacDonald, joint managing director of Newton Property at Citadel Quay Newton Property strengthens Ayrshire presence with new contract win

  First Minister opens £12m ‘first of its kind’ sports centre in Inverclyde First Minister Nicola Sturgeon joined Paralympians, Commonwealth Games athletes, schools, clubs and community users to celebrate the official opening of the  sport
 
   
.@NicolaSturgeon opens £12m National Sports Training Centre for Scotland @InverclydeNSTC
 
 Leisure Opportunities     2017-08-31 kl. 15:59     544 words
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One of Scotland’s most important national sports facilities reopened yesterday (30 August) following a £12m (US$15.5m, €13m) redevelopment, hailed as a “first of its kind” for its commitment to inclusiveness.

One of Scotland’s most important national sports facilities reopened yesterday (30 August) following a £12m (US$15.5m, €13m) redevelopment, hailed as a “first of its kind” for its commitment to inclusiveness.Paralympians and Commonwealth

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Bridport student at School Games National Finals
 
 Wessex FM     2017-08-31 kl. 15:50     345 words
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A Bridport student is flying the flag for the town today at the School Games National Finals. Olivia Willmore (pictured) will be throwing the javelin for the Midlands squad in the athletics.

Previous competitors include Paralympic champions Hannah Cockroft, Ellie Simmonds and Jonnie Peacock, Olympic champion Adam Peaty, heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson and GB sprinter Adam Gemili.
 
   
Baku promotes integration of disabled people
 
 Azer News     2017-08-31 kl. 15:43     252 words
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By Laman Ismayilova A seminar "Integration of children and youth with disabilities through sport" was held in the Surakhani Youth House in Baku.

The project aims to development of adaptive physical culture and sports among disabled people and persons with disabilities, promotion of the Paralympic movement as one of the most effective means of rehabilitation and social adaptation.

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Premier League: 'Stop making excuses' over disabled facilities
 
 itv.com     2017-08-31 kl. 14:52     531 words
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ITV London Sports Reporter Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson has told ITV News London she wants Premier League clubs "to stop making excuses" and deliver on their promise to deliver better facilities for disabled fans at football grounds.

Credit: PA P Paralympian Baroness Grey-Thompson is calling for clubs to be sanctioned, if this continues.

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Australian Paralympic Committee establishes Athlete Commission
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-08-31 kl. 14:49     580 words
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The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) has established an Athlete Commission comprised of 11 Paralympians from eight sports.

Australian Paralympic Committee establishes Athlete Commission.... The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) has established an Athlete Commission comprised of 11 Paralympians from eight sports.Two-time Paralympic swimmer Annabelle Williams has been...

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Yury Ganus appointed as director general of Russia’s anti-doping body RUSADA
 
 Tass.ru     2017-08-31 kl. 14:46     503 words
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MOSCOW, August 31. /TASS/. A candidacy of Yury Ganus has been endorsed for the post of the director general of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), Alexander Zhukov, the president of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), said on Thursday.

of RUSADA with the participation of the Russian Olympic Committee and the Russian Paralympic Committee has been concluded," Zhukov told journalists....founding parties. The candidate for the post of the agency’s director general had to be approved by RUSADA’s founding parties, which are the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) and the Russian Paralympic...

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Grass Track: Victoria Pendleton’s racing roots
 
 Rouleur     2017-08-31 kl. 14:35     2047 words
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A school playing field in England over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Dotted around its perimeter are stalls and marquees, burger stands and ice cream vans, gazebos and camping chairs.

  The Bristow Devil, named after – and sponsored by – former Paralympian Mark Bristow, is an elimination race with a difference.
 
   
Petersson vows to negotiate better terms with General Assembly hosts if elected IPC President
 
 Inside The Games     2017-08-31 kl. 14:35     605 words
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Daniel Etchells Thursday, 31 August 2017 John Petersson has promised, if elected as President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), to work on negotiating better terms with hosts of the organisation's General Assembly after claiming to have learned that a number of members will not be able to attend this year's event in Abu Dhabi because of the cost.

Daniel Etchells Thursday, 31 August 2017 John Petersson has promised, if elected as President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), to work on negotiating better terms with hosts of the organisation's General Assembly after claiming to

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United States complete defence of men's IWBF Americas Cup title
 
 Inside The Games     2017-08-31 kl. 14:35     448 words
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Daniel Etchells Wednesday, 30 August 2017 Defending champions United States came from behind to beat Canada today and win the men's 2017 International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) Americas Cup title in Cali.

Daniel Etchells Wednesday, 30 August 2017 Defending champions United States came from behind to beat Canada today and win the men's 2017 International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) Americas Cup title in Cali.Two-time Paralympic medallist

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Community takes part in a deaf run at Mile End Park
 
 The Docklands & East London Advertiser     2017-08-31 kl. 14:25     260 words
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11:00 31 August 2017 Emdad Rahman Al Isharah presented the sixth annual Deaf Run 2017 at Mile End Park and was well attended with many members of the community both young and old taking part.

11:00 31 August 2017 Emdad Rahman Al Isharah presented the sixth annual Deaf Run 2017 at Mile End Park and was well attended with many members of the community both young and old taking part.The race was kickstarted by Paralympic Torchbearer Emdad
 
   
Dr Tony Tan: Thank you for giving me the opportunity to serve as President of Singapore
 
 Straits Times     2017-08-31 kl. 13:44     936 words
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SINGAPORE - When Singapore's seventh President took office in 2011, he pledged to be a president for all Singaporeans.

It was also wonderful to cheer on our Olympians and Paralympians, who achieved historic successes in London in 2012 and Rio in 2016.

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Accenture signs four-year deal to become lead partner of British Triathlon
 
 iSportConnect     2017-08-31 kl. 13:27     422 words
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Accenture has signed a four-year sponsorship deal to become a lead partner of British Triathlon. The unique partnership will see the leading global professional services company work hand-in-hand with the sport’s world-class athletes and coaches.

The organisations will work closely to improve elite triathlete performance in the run-up to Tokyo 2020 by applying new technologies across the sport’s world-class Olympic and Paralympic programmes.

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Darktrace joins UK Prime Minister in Japan trade mission
 
 Cambridge Network     2017-08-31 kl. 13:21     247 words
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Darktrace joins a business delegation as it begins a three-day tour with the Prime Minister, starting in Tokyo.

The trade mission comes at an important moment for Japan’s national security, as the country prepares for several major events including The Rugby World Cup in 2019 and the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020. “Cyber security is paramount for
 
   
Paralympics preparation (video)
 
 GWN7 - Yahoo7     2017-08-31 kl. 13:01     27 words
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A blind horse rider in Denmark is working hard to prepare for the 20-20 Tokyo Paralympics and she's getting coached by one of the best.

Paralympics preparation (video).... A blind horse rider in Denmark is working hard to prepare for the 20-20 Tokyo Paralympics and she's getting coached by one of the best.
 
   
Preview: All you need to know about the UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships.
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-08-31 kl. 12:58     659 words
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3 hours ago It has already been a happy hunting ground for them in the past, but now Great Britain’s para cyclists are taking to the South African roads this weekend for the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships.

home heroes. That was none more so than for Steve Bate and Adam Duggleby, the double Paralympic champions who also took gold in the rainbow nation, while Corrine Hall and Lora Fachie struck twice.... And with this the first World Championships since the Rio 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
PyeongChang stage prepared for successful Olympic Winter Games
 
 International Olympic Committee     2017-08-31 kl. 12:52     1045 words
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Following its ninth and final visit to PyeongChang (29-31 August), the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission left the

While details must continue to be refined in the coming months, it was evident that the Organising Committee is well on its way to delivering successful Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.” The Organising Committee is well on its way to

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Games build ties / 2020 venues cultivate bon...
 
 The Japan News     2017-08-31 kl. 12:46     886 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun This is the second installment of a series. In the intense sunlight of late July, the sails of many yachts billowed on the sea off the town of Hayama, Kanagawa Prefecture.

prefecture, where yachting, windsurfing and other sailing events will take place during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

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Twenty years since the death of Diana, Princess of Wales
 
 Grimsby Telegraph     2017-08-31 kl. 12:13     1649 words
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Today, marks 20 years since many of us woke up to the tragic news of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales - who was involved in a car crash in the Pont de l'Alma road tunnel in Paris, France.

"I just thought this was such an occasion, a big moment in our history and something never going to happen again, I wanted to pay my respects.'' Read More And Grimsby-born paralympic swimmer Marc Woods was invited to join Princess Diana's funeral
 
   
Mike Minor: I’ll give it all I’ve got
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-08-31 kl. 12:00     505 words
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US world champion snowboarder ready for anything ahead of PyeongChang 2018 Just 0.29 seconds spoiled Mike Minor’s run for an unbeaten season.

But his attitude with the Paralympic Winter season remains steadfast: “I never expect anything from anyone or any situation,” Minor said. “I intend on giving 100 per cent of everything I have while doing what I love, which is racing, and
 
   
Peter Genyn ready to shine at Diamond League
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-08-31 kl. 12:00     716 words
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Belgian wheelchair racer competes in Brussels for first time Six weeks after winning world 100m T51 gold at London 2017, wheelchair racer Peter

The inclusion of the men’s 200m T51 in Friday’s (1 September) schedule underlines Genyn’s growing status in his homeland and the 40-year-old, who won 100m and 400m T51 gold at the last two World Championships as well as the Rio Paralympic
 
   
2017 Paralympic Sport Awards: Best Female Debut nominees
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-08-31 kl. 12:00     191 words
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Awards recognising achievements at Rio 2016 will be presented during IPC General Assembly The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has

2017 Paralympic Sport Awards:... Awards recognising achievements at Rio 2016 will be presented during IPC General Assembly The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has. ...announced the athletes who have made the shortlist in the Best Female Debut...
 
   
Put a spring in your Steptember
 
 Mind Food     2017-08-31 kl. 11:59     223 words
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Take 10,000 steps a day for Australians living with cerebral palsy this September Put a spring in your Steptember Cerebral palsy is a life-long condition that affects body movement, balance and muscle control, coordination and tone.

At 14-years-old, he represented Australia in para-snowboard cross at the 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympics. “When I was diagnosed they said I may not be able to walk and I’m just so lucky to be able to, as nearly half of people with CP can’t.”
 
   
Liverpool 2022 claim Commonwealth Games would be worth £1 billion to UK economy
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-08-31 kl. 11:58     709 words
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A study released today claimed that the UK economy would benefit by up to £1 billion ($1.3 billion/€1.

multi-sport events in Britain, including the 2012 Olympic and Paralympics in London and the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.  Many experts, though, remain doubtful about the true benefit of such Games.

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Growing Trees Along Olympic Marathon Course to Provide Cool Shade for Runners - Brett Larner - Japan Running News
 
 German Road Races     2017-08-31 kl. 11:56     838 words
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In order to prevent incidences of heat stroke among athletes and spectators alike at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, work is progressing

Brett Larner - Japan Running News. In order to prevent incidences of heat stroke among athletes and spectators alike at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, work is progressing. ...at a fevered pitch to develop countermeasures against the heat...
 
   
Trudeau shuffles cabinet; O'Regan named veterans affairs minister
 
 Thompson Citizen     2017-08-31 kl. 11:48     368 words
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OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to shuffle his cabinet today in a modest shakeup that will promote Seamus O'Regan from the back benches to become minister of veterans affairs, The Canadian Press has learned.

Kent Hehr is expected to move from Veterans Affairs to the Sport and Persons with Disabilities portfolio currently held by former Paralympic swimmer Carla Qualtrough.
 
   
BRITISH PRIME MINISTER OFFICE : UK security and defence collaboration with Japan steps up a level
 
 4 Traders     2017-08-31 kl. 11:08     686 words
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In light of serious challenges to the rules-based international order - most recently the unprecedented threat posed by North Korea - the Prime Minister Theresa May is set to announce a significant step up in cooperation.

Cyber Security: Following PM Abe's visit to the UK's National Cyber Security Centre earlier this year, the UK and Japan will agree to cooperate on cyber security ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup and 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics and share best...

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Trump among world leaders consulted as IOC and Pyeongchang 2018 try to allay fears over North Korea
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-08-31 kl. 11:05     551 words
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United States President Donald Trump is among world leaders the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Pyeongchang 2018 have contacted to try to

Olympic and Paralympic Games, they revealed here today.  There is widespread concern that people are deciding against travelling to South Korea next year following recent instability.

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'Point-and-speak' cards aim to conquer language barrier at pharmacies
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-08-31 kl. 11:05     547 words
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Non-Japanese speaking customers of some 20 Tokyo area drugstores are giving rave reviews to the shops' "point-and-speak" system for describing symptoms and explaining prescription drugs.

Backed by government subsidies, there is an ongoing effort to install multilingual signage at hospitals ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

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PyeongChang 'ready to welcome the world' at next Winter Olympics: IOC
 
 Korea Herald     2017-08-31 kl. 11:03     564 words
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South Korea's PyeongChang is "ready to welcome the world" next February when it hosts the Winter Olympic Games, an International Olympic Committee official said Thursday.

Details must now continue to be refined in the coming months to ensure the successful delivery of the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games."

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Sharp to release 8K-compatible Aquos TVs later this year
 
 Telecompaper     2017-08-31 kl. 10:24     246 words
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Sharp has announced the release of its Aquos 8K series of TVs and displays later this year, touted as the world’s 8K-compatible sets.

It said the aim of the tests was verify the technology and popularise it ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

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Carmona hails Ibis, athletes, diversity »
 
 Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday     2017-08-31 kl. 10:22     504 words
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PRESIDENT Anthony Carmona urged special acclaim for the Scarlet Ibis and the country’s top athletes, all of which are national symbols, in his Independence Day message yesterday. He also emphasised that this nation’s diversity is its strength.

His Excellency also paid tribute to athletes who represent the nation. “It is with great pride that I salute the remarkable achievements of all our Paralympians and our athletes, especially gold medalist, Akeem Stewart and the ‘never say die’

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Reliance Foundations Nita Ambani Receives Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Award
 
 Yahoo! India     2017-08-31 kl. 09:48     299 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.