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Dubbla svenska guld i paracykel-VM
 
 Aftonbladet     2017-09-03 kl. 14:56     110 words
 
SPORT Parasport. Det blev två guld i linjelopp till Sverige när paracykel-VM i Pietermaritzburg avslutades. Henrik Marvig från Huskvarna vann klassen MC3 över 60,7 kilometer och Anna Beck från Kil tog hem segern i klassen WC3 över 48,6 kilometer.

SPORT Parasport. Det blev två guld i linjelopp till Sverige när paracykel-VM i Pietermaritzburg avslutades.

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Why Italy needs rebellious girls
 
 Vogue.it     2017-09-04 kl. 06:54     697 words
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A study published in Science magazine says that at age six, girls already believe they are not as smart as their male classmates . Even today, 25 percent of the children’s books published every year have no female characters.

For this reason, we included present-day Italian women in the second book: we wanted to give space to a brave new generation that dreams big and has earned their happy ending thanks to their own strength, like Bebe Vio , the 20-year-old Paralympic
 
   
Paralympic Leaders Elect Next President, Consider Russian Participation -- Monday Memo...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-09-04 kl. 06:29     860 words
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(ATR) Big changes are on tap this week for the Paralympic Movement as leaders of the International Paralympic Committee gather in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Paralympic Leaders Elect Next President, Consider Russian Participation --... Monday Memo...(ATR) Big changes are on tap this week for the Paralympic Movement as leaders of the International Paralympic Committee gather in Abu Dhabi, United Arab...

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Olympic Champion Jamie Anderson Wins Season’s First Slopestyle Snowboarding World Cup
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-04 kl. 06:08     379 words
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By Gary R. Blockus | Sept. 03, 2017, 11:43 p.m. (ET) Jamie Anderson competes in women's slopestyle snowboarding qualifying at Winter Games NZ on Sept. 3, 2017 in Cardrona, New Zealand.

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Pigs fly as the Serenity Farm Project is officially opened
 
 The Sentinel     2017-09-04 kl. 06:07     402 words
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Pigs flew down a race track to help launch a project which gets vulnerable young people to care for animals. The Serenity Farm Project was officially opened at the weekend by Paralympic gold medallist Sir Lee Pearson.

The Serenity Farm Project was officially opened at the weekend by Paralympic...

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The Sentinel (web)
 
   
Victory on wheels with a ball or two
 
 New Indian Express     2017-09-04 kl. 05:59     786 words
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Inclov, the world’s first matchmaking app for the disabled, organised India’s first inclusive sports meet in Chennai. With boccia and wheelchair basketball, the organisers aim to create a team to represent India at the Paralympics.

With boccia and wheelchair basketball, the organisers aim to create a team to represent India at the Paralympics.CHENNAI:...the Paralympic games, but we still don’t have an Indian team.
 
   
A hold over your spine
 
 New Indian Express     2017-09-04 kl. 05:59     1074 words
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CHENNAI: When Justin Jesudas, a paralympic swimmer, met with an accident a few years ago, he was not severely hurt. He recalls, “I was able to sit up and make the call. The ambulance came, I was taken in and the paramedics asked me where I had pain.

CHENNAI: When Justin Jesudas, a paralympic swimmer, met with an accident a few years ago, he was not severely hurt.
 
   
Chin Up: Once patients and now successful athletes
 
 MedicalHealthNews.net     2017-09-04 kl. 04:57     1050 words
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Hailey Danz was treated at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin before she became a successful triathlete.

In fact, Danz is a repeat podium finisher at national and international adaptive sports events, including the Paralympics, the International Triathlon Union and USA Paratriathlon National Championships....marathon after she competed in the Rio Paralympic...
 
   
ANA's domestic drive
 
 BTNews     2017-09-04 kl. 02:51     221 words
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A new lounge for domestic flights at Sapporo (New Chitose) airport is being opened next week by ANA, Japan's largest airline, with design by Kengo Kuma, one of the top Japanese architects.

domestically. “International visitor numbers are increasing, and this trend is expected to continue, as Japan hosts international events such as the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo in 2020.” www.ana.co.jp 284838 138772 310996 330622.
 
   
John Hyden Becomes Oldest Man To Win On AVP Tour, Hughes/Claes The Youngest Team
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-04 kl. 02:34     362 words
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By Gary R. Blockus | Sept. 03, 2017, 7:09 p.m. (ET) Ryan Doherty and John Hyden celebrate their victory at AVP's The Championships on Sept. 3, 2017 in Chicago.

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Hamilton wins marathon in blanket finish
 
 Otago Daily Times     2017-09-04 kl. 01:55     504 words
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There were no sheep in sight but the subzero temperatures resulted in many skiers and spectators wearing merino clothing at the 2017 Merino Muster at the Snow Farm near Wanaka at the weekend.

The US Paralympic team members competed in the 21km Snow Rake on their sit skis.
 
   
Paralympians urge disabled NZers to join them at open days
 
 Voxy.co.nz     2017-09-04 kl. 01:52     709 words
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PyeongChang 2018 hopeful Corey Peters and Rio 2016 Paralympian Liam Malone are encouraging all disabled New Zealanders, their friends and family to take the opportunity to come to a new series of five ACC Paralympics New Zealand Open Days.

Paralympians urge disabled NZers to join them at open days.... PyeongChang 2018 hopeful Corey Peters and Rio 2016 Paralympian Liam Malone are encouraging all disabled New Zealanders, their friends and family to take the opportunity to come to a new series of five ACC Paralympics...
 
   
US skiers smash the 23rd Merino Muster
 
 Unlimited Magazine     2017-09-04 kl. 01:51     288 words
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United States ski teams dominated the 23rd Merino Muster Cross Country race at the Snow Farm on September 2. There were 85 entrants in the 42km race, won by United States Olympian Simeon Hamilton (1hr 41mins 33 secs).

However, the event is also open to all comers, including US paralympians trialling new sit skis and fancy-dressed beginners taking a crash course in cross country skiing.

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Senska and Brachtendorf help Germany top medal table at UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-09-04 kl. 01:27     618 words
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Mike Rowbottom Sunday, 3 September 2017 Final day victories by Pierre Senska and Kerstin Brachtendorf helped Germany top the medals table at the International Cyclng Union (UCI) Para-cycling Road World Championships in Pietermaritzburg.

"My last road race at this level was the Rio 2016 Paralympics where I crashed early and had to fight back from nearly last to finish 15th," he said.... "I didn't expect to find myself at the front so early, I was just testing my legs," explained the athlete who, despite numerous UCI World Championship medals and silver at the Rio Paralympic...

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2020 Olympics spur new hotel openings in Japan
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2017-09-04 kl. 00:15     402 words
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With Japan in the grip of a tourism boom in the run-up to the 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, many domestic and foreign hotel operators are capitalizing on the growing demand for accommodation.

With Japan in the grip of a tourism boom in the run-up to the 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, many domestic and foreign hotel operators are capitalizing on the growing demand for accommodation.Marriott International Inc’s top-end

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Kids out âHaving a Goâ
 
 Sun Live     2017-09-03 kl. 23:24     413 words
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It was a bunch of kids; 13 special children from eight local schools including Rotorua, having a big sports meet – all adaptive indoor games and events designed for them and played by them at Parafed Bay of Plenty's first local ‘Have a Go Day.

Badminton, boccia which is a cross between petanque and indoor bowls, goal ball and athletics. “Ellie mostly enjoyed running because she is good at it, and boccia because she succeeds there too.” She also adores Stacey Roche, the 2000 Paralympic

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Hillside House Benefit Event Aims to Inspire
 
 Noozhawk.com     2017-09-03 kl. 23:12     367 words
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| 1:32 p.m. Mike Schlappi Mike Schlappi, a gold-medalist, Hall of Fame athlete and motivational speaker, will be the featured guest at an inspirational benefit luncheon hosted by Hillside House Women of Purpose, 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept.

A four-time Paralympic medal-winner and two-time World Champion, Schlappi has proven just because “you can't stand up, doesn't mean you can't stand out.” “Happiness is in the heart, not in the circumstance,” said Chapman, the parent of a
 
   
Family more important than gold for paralympian
 
 Scottsbluff Star-Herald     2017-09-03 kl. 22:06     946 words
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Two-time gold medal paralympian Natalie Schneider loves competition, but make no mistake about it: Her first priority is, was and always will be her children.

Family more important than gold for paralympian.... Two-time gold medal paralympian Natalie Schneider loves competition, but make no mistake about it:... Just one year removed from capturing her second gold metal with the United States paralympic women’s...
 
   
Murphy thrilled with bronze medal
 
 Otago Daily Times     2017-09-03 kl. 21:43     285 words
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Wanaka's Carl Murphy claimed a podium finish in the para snowboard world up at the Winter Games on Saturday. He secured bronze in the hotly contested SB LL2 para snowboard banked slalom, finishing in 1min 01.21sec at Treble Cone on Saturday.

Now back into it, he is looking towards locking down a spot at the winter paralympics in South Korea.... "The field was stacked with Paralympic medallists so it is good to know that I can still be competitive against the best in the world."
 
   
McCrystal wins second world title in just three days
 
 Dundalk Democrat     2017-09-03 kl. 21:18     79 words
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Ravensdale paracyclist Eve McCrystal claimed her second World Championships gold medal in three days this afternoon.

McCrystal and Dunlevy have now completed the clean sweep of honours having claimed gold medals at last year's Paralympic Games in Rio De Janeiro. .
 
   
Celebrate, but introspect
 
 The Hindu     2017-09-03 kl. 20:52     506 words
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Devendra Jhajharia’s Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna should make us proud. But will it change the way we treat para-athletes?

But will it change the way we treat para-athletes?For the first time in India, a Paralympian, Devendra Jhajharia, has received the country’s highest sporting honour, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna.... Jhajharia, a Javelin thrower, shot to fame when he won his first gold at the 2004 Athens Paralympics Games after which he improved his own record to clinch another gold at the Rio Paralympics...
 
   
Watch BBC coverage of the Great City Games and Great North Run
 
 BBC     2017-09-03 kl. 19:41     437 words
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Farah wins his third Great North Run title BBC Sport brings you live coverage of the Great North City Games on Saturday, 9 September and the Great North Run on Sunday, 10 September.

A host of stars are taking part including Britain's former 110m hurdles European champion Tiffany Porter, 800m runner Lynsey Sharp, world 5,000m finalist Andy Butchart, world 100m finalist Reece Prescod and Paralympic gold medallist Jonnie Peacock.

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Brady Ellison Takes Second At Archery World Cup Final, His Seventh Medal At The Event
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-03 kl. 19:31     294 words
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By Gary R. Blockus | Sept. 03, 2017, 12:01 p.m. (ET) Brady Ellison competes in the men's recurve final at the Hyundai Archery World Cup 2017 Stage 2 on June 11, 2017 in Antalya, Turkey.

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Middlesbrough 10k: Paralympian Wondiye Indelbu delivers spectacular end to race
 
 Gazette Live     2017-09-03 kl. 19:31     328 words
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Ethiopian first across the line in a breathtaking time of 30.52 :: He was joined by thousands of competitiors for the 13th Tees Pride race

Middlesbrough 10k: Paralympian Wondiye Indelbu delivers spectacular end to race.... The paralympian said: “I loved the atmosphere and the people from Middlesbrough have embraced me.” He was closely followed a fraction of a second later by Middlesbrough's...
 
   
Double gold for Dunlevy and McCrystal
 
 RTE Online     2017-09-03 kl. 19:29     431 words
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Ireland’s Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal claimed their second gold medal at the UCI 2017 Para-cycling Road World Championships in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, winning the WB Tandem Road Race.

For Dunlevy, the two gold medals at these World Championships have been a culmination of everything she has worked for since claiming gold in the Rio Paralympics.
 
   
2017 DoD Warrior Games
 
 ZDNet     2017-09-03 kl. 18:47     146 words
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The 2017 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games will be held June 30 - July 8 in Chicago, Ill. Approximately 265 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans representing teams from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and U. S.

S.Special Operations Command (SOCOM), as well as the United Kingdom Armed Forces and the Australian Defence Force, will participate in eight Paralympic events for gold, silver and bronze medals.
 
   
Report: 2017 School Games come to a close in Loughborough
 
 itv.com     2017-09-03 kl. 18:41     66 words
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It was the final day of this year's School Games at Loughborough University today, bringing more than 1,600 of the UK's finest young athletes together.

some are hoping to make it all the way to the Olympic and Paralympic Games, as Melissa Wright reports.
 
   
Strictly star Aston Merrygold is going to be a father
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-09-03 kl. 18:35     239 words
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Strictly Come Dancing star Aston Merrygold has confirmed he is expecting his first child with girlfriend Sarah Richards, saying the secret has been “so hard to keep”.

He will compete against celebrities including This Morning presenter Ruth Langsford, Paralympian Jonnie Peacock, soap star Gemma Atkinson and EastEnders actor Davood Ghadami.

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Davidson beats world number one Wagner to reach quad singles final at US Open Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-03 kl. 18:14     466 words
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Australia’s Heath Davidson beat world number one and home favourite David Wagner in straight sets today to reach the quad singles final at the US Open United States Tennis Association Wheelchair Championships in St Louis.

The top seeds and reigning Paralympic champions earned a 6-3, 6-1 win over fourth seeds Fernández and Kunieda, who were teaming up for just the second time after making their debut as a doubles partnership at Wimbledon in July.
 
   
Gold for Katie George-Dunlevy & Eve McCrystal in WB Tandem Time Trial at World Championships
 
 SportsNews Ireland     2017-09-03 kl. 18:11     435 words
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Ireland’s Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal had a convincing win in the WB Tandem Time Trial at the UCI 2017 Para-cycling Road World Championships in Pietermartizburg, South Africa.

This is the first World Title for the Irish tandem, who are Paralympic Champions in the Time Trial, having also won silver in the Road Race at the Paralympic Games in Rio in 2016.... It was our endurance that brought us to the line!” While Dunlevy and McCrystal are reigning Paralympic...
 
   
Sports fraternity hails Rathore's appointment as Sports Minister
 
 Business Standard India     2017-09-03 kl. 17:13     250 words
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The sporting fraternity on Sunday welcomed the appointment of Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, 2002 Olympics silver medal-winning shooter, as Sports Minister.

"Heartiest congratulations not just to @Ra_THORe but to entire sports fraternity @PMOIndia very deserving portfolio bestowed. @IndiaSports," 2016 Paralympic champion Deepa Malik said, hailing the decision.

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India.com (web)
 
   
UK Athletics CEO appointed chair for Birmingham…
 
 MidlandsBusinessNews.co.uk     2017-09-03 kl. 15:37     432 words
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Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice has appointed Niels de Vos, CEO at UK Athletics, as its new chair of trustees. The experienced CEO will join the Hospice board as chair elect on 1 September, ahead of taking up the role of chair in November.

Under his leadership, the organisation delivered the best Olympic and Paralympic performance in 50 years at the London 2012 Summer Games.
 
   
Stolen prosthetic arm returned to Paralympics long jumper
 
 SmartBrief     2017-09-03 kl. 15:25     54 words
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The Biom prosthetic foot and ankle system, developed by iWalk, has enabled amputee Scott Williams to regain his mobility. Williams adjusts the device with a digital tablet.

Stolen prosthetic arm returned to Paralympics long jumper.
 
   
Armwrestling: Ghanaian delegations in Budapest for World Congress
 
 Awake Africa     2017-09-03 kl. 15:06     275 words
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President of the Ghana Armwrestling Federation (GAF) together with his Secretary General Husseini Akuetteh Addy have arrived in Budapest, Hungary for the World Armwrestling Congress.

congress. “Thankfully Armwrestling is now a Paralympic sport whiles the application with the International Olympic Committee is pending”.
 
   
Man who lost his leg in an attack is now a basketball star
 
 Belleville News Democrat     2017-09-03 kl. 15:05     2239 words
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Everyone but physical therapist Danene Brown had left for lunch on a spring day in 2013 when there came a knock at the door at The Gait Center, a

He also hopes his play at Edinboro might lead to an opportunity to compete in the Paralympics.

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Sports fraternity welcomes Rathore's appointment
 
 Press Trust of India     2017-09-03 kl. 15:02     358 words
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New Delhi, Sep 3 (PTI) The country's sports fraternity today welcomed the appointment of Olympics silver medallist shooter Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore as the new sports minister and wished him the best for his new stint.

Rajiv Khel Ratna awardee paralympian Devendra Jhajharia tweeted, "Thank you @VijayGoelBJP ji for all your support.

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Getting back on the horse: striving for gold at the Paralympics
 
 IMD     2017-09-03 kl. 14:56     593 words
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In 2008 Celine van Till had an accident that changed her life forever. While training for a dressage competition in Germany, the horse she was riding reared up and fell back onto the 17-year-old, causing her a massive head injury.

Getting back on the horse: striving for gold at the Paralympics.... The horse rider is set to take part in the dressage event at the Tokyo Paralympic Games in 2020.... This follows her competing in the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro as part of...
 
   
Scottish stars gear up for 2017 Icon Awards in Glasgow
 
 Glasgow Live     2017-09-03 kl. 14:46     255 words
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The Icon Awards is retuning to Glasgow this month for a glittering celebration of Scotland's LGBTQI community. The awards is now in its third year and is one of the biggest of its kind in the UK.

Wimbledon’s wheelchair champion and paralympic gold medalist.
 
   
BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19
 
 Ilkeston Advertiser     2017-09-03 kl. 14:43     265 words
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You don't have to run, you can jog, or walk and you are even guaranteed to finish ahead of the big names.

It is backed by Sport England, sportscotland, Sport Wales, Sport Northern Ireland, the British Olympic Association and British Paralympic Association, as well as a host of national governing bodies. :
 
   
Cooke plates up double serving of rainbows in South Africa
 
 PressReleasePoint     2017-09-03 kl. 14:38     437 words
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Carol Cooke (VIC) secured her second world title in three days after claiming victory in the road race on Saturday at the 2017 UCI Para-cycling World Championships in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

wanted to wear the rainbow jersey again and I am very happy with my win today!” This win comes off the back of a standout twelve months for Carol Cooke who claimed two gold medals at the Rio Paralympics Games, three gold, two silver and one bronze
 
   
Blind student sues Dartmouth over accessibility
 
 Black Mountain News     2017-09-03 kl. 14:12     1400 words
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CLOSE Matt King, a Facebook accessibility engineer who has been blind since childhood, is working to create tools that will use artificial intelligence to identify objects in photos and describe them to users.

Mannella is a Paralympic skier, so her university needed to be flexible with scheduling so she could take time off in the winter to ski.... A champion skier, she competed in the 2014 Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia. “I had a story coming in,”...

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Sir Philip Craven looks back on eventful career
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-03 kl. 14:03     1902 words
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Mike Rowbottom Sunday, 3 September 2017 When a new President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is elected on September 8 at the IPC Assembly in Abu Dhabi, Sir Philip Craven, who has filled that role since 2001, will be free of what he describes as an "eight-days-a-week job".

Mike Rowbottom Sunday, 3 September 2017 When a new President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is elected on September 8 at the IPC Assembly in Abu Dhabi, Sir Philip Craven, who has filled that role since 2001, will be free of what he
 
   
Barcelona 1992: Trischa Zorn recalls glittering performance
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-03 kl. 13:19     467 words
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US swimmer wins 10 golds to finish as the Games’ most decorated Paralympian The USA topped the medals table at Barcelona 1992 mainly thanks to

US swimmer wins 10 golds to finish as the Games’ most decorated Paralympian The USA topped the medals table at Barcelona 1992 mainly thanks to. ...the outstanding performance delivered by history’s most decorated Paralympian ever Trischa Zorn,
 
   
Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Trailer shows celebrity contestants dance together ahead of series launch
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-09-03 kl. 13:13     1094 words
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The 15 Strictly Come Dancing contestants have been pictured together for the first time in a trailer for the new series. Contestant Alexandra Burke is heard singing the theme tune as a voiceover tells fans to "feel the Strictly effect".

15/15 Jonnie Peacock Paralympian and Strictly's first ever disabled contestant.
 
   
Mutko claims most issues blocking RUSADA's reinstatement have been resolved
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-03 kl. 11:53     561 words
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Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko has claimed "almost all" of the issues blocking the reinstatement of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) have been resolved.

As well as being banned from athletics at last year's Olympic Games, Russia was also barred from taking part in the Paralympic Games at Rio 2016.... They could yet miss the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Pyeongchang in February, with two...

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Inside The Games (web)
 
   
IPC expecting record attendance for General Assembly in Abu Dhabi
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-03 kl. 11:17     828 words
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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is expecting a record attendance for its upcoming General Assembly in Abu Dhabi, where the third President in the global governing body’s 28-year history is set to be elected.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is expecting a record attendance for its upcoming General Assembly in Abu Dhabi, where the third President in the global governing body’s 28-year history is set to be elected.  The 18th edition of the

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Klavitter living out Team USA dream
 
 TH Online     2017-09-03 kl. 10:38     1626 words
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Dan Klavitter hasn’t allowed himself to envision what it might be like to stand on the medal podium while the national anthem plays. He has, however, imagined what it will be like to look down and see Team USA across his singlet.

extra pump out of it.” Klavitter, a special education teacher at Dubuque Hempstead who was born without a right leg and an underdeveloped left leg, aspires to compete in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics and is taking the first big step with the world
 
   
Khel Ratna, President’s Words Give Sardar Singh New Hope
 
 Yahoo! India     2017-09-03 kl. 09:48     629 words
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He was at the senior national hockey camp in Bengaluru. Mobile network is mostly bad at the Sports Authority of India centre there. But that day Sardar Singh’s phone rang repeatedly. Tired after practice, he chose to ignore the unknown caller.

On August 29, the day India celebrates its National Sports Day on the birth anniversary of hockey legend Dhyan Chand, Sardar and Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia received the Khel Ratna from President Ram Nath Kovind.
 
   
Olympic Figure Skater Emily Hughes Marries Amit Mukherjee, One Of Forbes’ 30 Under 30
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-03 kl. 08:57     332 words
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By Karen Price | Sept. 03, 2017, 1:48 a.m. (ET) Emily Hughes and Amit Mukherjee pose after getting engaged on March 19, 2016 in New York City.

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