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Välmående och tolerans på skolschemat i Ängelholm
 
 Helsingborgs Dagblad Premium     2017-09-05 kl. 07:53     450 words
 
Rullstolsbasket och parkour varvas med föreläsningar och mental träning. Unde...

Rullstolsbasket och parkour varvas med föreläsningar och mental träning. Unde...
 
   
Kom loss - föreningsmässan med stort F
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-09-04 kl. 13:41     481 words
 
Pressmeddelande * Sep 04, 2017 13:41 CEST Christoffer Linde är en av huvudnumren i årets stora föreningsmässa Äntligen är det dags att komma loss igen - och ta sig till föreningsmässan med samma namn.

Året efter träffade han sin flickvän, två år efteråt tävlade han i Paralympics.... Inom ett decennium har han nu gått från att inte veta vad som skulle hända till att ha familj, ha utbildat sig till utvecklingsingenjör, driva ett framgångsrikt protesföretag, ha tävlat i två Paralympics...
 
   
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4 American Women Reach US Open Quarterfinals For First Time In 15 Years
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-05 kl. 08:32     696 words
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By Karen Price | Sept. 05, 2017, 12:48 a.m. (ET) Madison Keys celebrates match point against Elina Svitolina of Ukraine during their women's singles fourth round match at the 2017 US Open on Sept. 4, 2017 in Queens, N.Y.

ET on Tuesday. Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Horse Welfare & Medication Control Free Webinar 13th September
 
 Equestrian Australia     2017-09-05 kl. 08:25     244 words
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13th September 2017, 7:30 PM-8:30 PM AEST , Online Webinar with Dr.

Some of her appointments include Medication Control Veterinarian at the Hong Kong Paralympics in 2008 and the Youth Olympics in Singapore in 2010.
 
   
Host city of the 2020 Australian Paralympic Team’s pre-Games staging camp announced
 
 Equestrian Australia     2017-09-05 kl. 08:25     550 words
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The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) has today announced Kobe, Japan as the host city of 2020 Australian Paralympic pre-Games staging camp.

Host city of the 2020 Australian Paralympic Team’s pre-Games staging camp announced.... The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) has today announced Kobe, Japan as the host city of 2020 Australian Paralympic pre-Games staging camp.Following an extensive...
 
   
Women of influence in UK cyber security 2017: 20 women to watch
 
 SC Magazine UK     2017-09-05 kl. 08:16     1638 words
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SC Magazine UK collaborated with cyber-security writer Kate O Flaherty to come up with our list of 20 SC Women of Influence in UK Cyber-Security 2017

An advocate of encouraging women into cyber security and founding member of the WSS, Wainwright was also the head of corporate security for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
An equal connection
 
 The Hindu     2017-09-05 kl. 08:12     485 words
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Inclov organises its first themed event in the city Every wheelchair is trained towards the target. The focus is palpable on the court. The basketball post is as high as ever, but that’s barely a deterrent.

Itserved yet another purpose, that of publicising the paralympic sport Boccia.
 
   
Tokyo’s ‘hydrogen town’ project has Chuo Ward condo residents crying foul
 
 Japan Times     2017-09-05 kl. 08:11     426 words
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Residents of a condominium complex in the Harumi waterfront district in Chuo Ward, Tokyo, are trying to fight a metropolitan government project to construct a hydrogen station nearby, citing safety concerns and other reasons.

the athletes’ village for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics....of the hydrogen station in time for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.”.
 
   
Pete Carroll “couldn’t stop crying” seeing blind friend Jake Olson play for USC
 
 Tacoma News Tribune     2017-09-05 kl. 07:59     712 words
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RENTON Pete Carroll knew to watch USC’s season opener through to the end last weekend. He sensed an old friend was about to perform one of the better moments anyone will ever see in college football. And Carroll cried when it happened.

Olson began practicing with USC two years ago and is on the team through a scholarship for disabled athletes. “Yeah, that was an incredible moment.
 
   
Premier Motors Supports 2017 International Paralympic Committee General Assembly & Conference
 
 Dubai PR Network     2017-09-05 kl. 07:52     372 words
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:  Premier Motors, one of the leading automobile dealerships in Abu Dhabi, is supporting the 2017 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) General Assembly and Conference as its exclusive automotive partner.

Premier Motors Supports 2017 International Paralympic Committee General Assembly & Conference. :...  Premier Motors, one of the leading automobile dealerships in Abu Dhabi, is supporting the 2017 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) General...

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On the road: September 9
 
 ABC Online     2017-09-05 kl. 07:43     112 words
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ABC Grandstand’s new weekly sports show hosted by Phil Staley, which focuses on sporting yarns from Regional Australia. This week we hear from Townsville’s Katie Lawlor who has been named in the Downhill Mountain Bike Australian Team.

He has cerebral palsy and has just been selected just been selected to represent the Pararoos at the World Championships of Paralympic soccer in Argentina in September.
 
   
Commonwealth Games: Queen's baton relay Wales leg starts
 
 BBC     2017-09-05 kl. 07:41     465 words
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Sporting stars and community leaders will spend the next four days marking the countdown to next year's Commonwealth Games, as the Queen's Baton Relay comes to Wales. It arrives in Swansea on Tuesday morning, carried by sea to Mumbles by the RNLI.

The first day of the baton relay in Wales will see the likes of rugby legend Ryan Jones, Swansea City's Leon Britton, Casualty star Suzanne Jackson, Paralympic shot putter Julie Hamzah, Olympic gold medallist Hannah Mills, and BBC Wales' own Lucy

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The Queen's Commonwealth Games Baton arrives in Wales
 
 itv.com     2017-09-05 kl. 07:41     562 words
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today Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire/PA Images Today marks the start of the 2018 Commonwealth Games Baton visiting , as part of its journey to the Gold Coast Games in Queensland, Australia.

culture. The first day features rugby legend Ryan Jones, Swansea City’s Leon Britton, Casualty star Suzanne Jackson, Paralympic shot putter Julie Hamzah, and Olympic Gold medallist Hannah Mills MBE.

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Scuttlebutt Europe #3917 - 5 September
 
 Scuttlebutt Europe     2017-09-05 kl. 07:33     3006 words
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In This Issue Nenad Bugarin Masters Balaton Breeze | Day of surprises kicks off Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup | Where Sailing Comes First but the Rum is a Close Second?

Thanks to the perfect organisation on site, the different business partners from World Sailing and Kiel Week did master the challenge and promote the Paralympic sailing sport.
 
   
KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK : Over 850 People, with and without disability, participate in Kotak Wheelchair Marathon 2017, Chennai
 
 4 Traders     2017-09-05 kl. 07:27     604 words
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Media Release Over 850 People, with and without disability, participate in Kotak Wheelchair Marathon 2017, Chennai Chennai, September 3, 2017: Kotak

Justin Jesudas, International Paralympic Swimmer & Rifle Shooter, whose brainchild the Kotak Wheelchair Marathon is, said, "The marathon teaches participants to focus on what is in their control, which is their ability and not on their
 
   
Oslo Runway: SS2018
 
 Vogue.it     2017-09-05 kl. 07:25     485 words
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Oslo Runway has delivered what it had promised – and provided three days of collections in that typical Nordic style we so much love.

This brand will also be the official supplier of clothing for the Norwegian ladies’ teams at the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Forsaken champions: Nigeria’s para athletes battle penury
 
 Infotrustng.com     2017-09-05 kl. 06:54     2407 words
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On this day last year, Team Nigeria arrived Rio, Brazil, for Paralympics 2016. Fourteen days later, they landed Nigeria ’s Abuja Airport to a cheering crowd of dancers and onlookers who gathered for a glimpse of the champions and their medals.

On this day last year, Team Nigeria arrived Rio, Brazil, for Paralympics 2016....Nigeria ’s Olympic and Paralympic history.... In 2016, Olajumoke broke the 11-year-old African T53 100m record that was held by Kenyan Anne Wafula, at her first international race, the International Paralympic...

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Mary Berry finally shares her thoughts on first episode of new GBBO
 
 MSN UK     2017-09-05 kl. 06:34     532 words
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Mary Berry has finally revealed her feelings on the first episode of the ‘Great British Bake Off’ without her as a judge.

‘Bake Off’ made its Channel 4 debut on Tuesday (29 August), pulling in the channel’s highest viewing figures since the 2012 Paralympic Games’ Opening Ceremony.Newcomers Prue Leith, Sandi Toksvig and Noel Fielding also won praise from viewers,

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Manta Rays swimmer picks up statewide award
 
 Mandurah Mail     2017-09-05 kl. 06:05     280 words
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Manta Ray Adrienne D'monte took out the Sue Knox Encouragement Award at the WA Disabled Swimming State Championships.

said. “She’s a real fighter, and for her to do so well was just fantastic to watch.” The award honours former Paralympic Australian swimmer Sue Knox, who set world records for freestyle and butterfly along with winning a silver medal.
 
   
UK strengthens defence and security ties with Japan
 
 DCI Contracts     2017-09-05 kl. 05:11     419 words
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The UK and Japan have agreed to work more closely together to tackle issues of cyber security, counter-terrorism and defence. The announcement is timely, given the unprecedented threat currently posed by North Korea.

Cyber Security: The UK and Japan will collaborate on cyber security measures ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup and 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, sharing best practice and expertise through expert exchanges.

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Rowing Australia boss Michael Scott appointed as new High Performance Sport NZ chief executive
 
 stuff.co.nz     2017-09-05 kl. 04:59     447 words
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High Performance Sport NZ (HPSNZ) has a new chief executive. Current Rowing Australia chief executive Michael Scott will replace Alex Baumann, who departed HPSNZ last week after nearly six years at the helm.

Rio was New Zealand's best ever Olympic Games, with 18 medals spread across nine sports, and also our second consecutive Paralympics where we topped the per capita medal table."... "Alex developed a world-class team and forged strong and critical partnerships with national sport organisations and bodies such as the New Zealand Olympic Committee and Paralympics...

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Online Ticket Sales for PyeongChang Olympics Begins Tuesday
 
 Korea Broadcasting System     2017-09-05 kl. 04:10     108 words
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Online ticket sales will begin Tuesday for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and the Paralympic Games.   The Olympics organizing committee will begin sales of tickets for sports events from 2 p.m. on the official Web site www.pyeongchang2018.com.

Online ticket sales will begin Tuesday for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and the Paralympic Games.
 
   
Paralympics Program OK for Tokyo...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-09-05 kl. 03:32     611 words
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(ATR) A new president, an update on Russia’s Paralympic participation and reports from the next three Paralympic host cities are on tap this week for the International Paralympic Committee. IPC president Phil Craven will lead his final general assembly.

Paralympics Program OK for Tokyo...(ATR) A new president, an update on Russia’s Paralympic participation and reports from the next three Paralympic host cities are on tap this week for the International Paralympic Committee.

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March based Fen Tigers' great goalball achievements in first full season
 
 Fenland Citizen     2017-09-05 kl. 02:43     197 words
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Monday 04 September 2017 Goalball is a Paralympic sport for the blind and visually impaired where all players are under blindfold.

Monday 04 September 2017 Goalball is a Paralympic sport for the blind and visually impaired where all players are under blindfold.The aim is to score a goal whilst the opposite team track the bell and defend with their bodies.
 
   
Alexandra Burke, Debbie McGee and Brian Conley join 12 other contestants as Strictly gets ready to rumba (but which stars do you recognise?)
 
 Daily Mail     2017-09-05 kl. 02:37     1439 words
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Laura Lambert For The Daily Mail 00:05 BST, 5 September 2017

Richard Coles (6), X Factor winner Alexandra Burke (7), actor Brian Conley (8), Debbie McGee (9), Holby City actor Joe McFadden (10), This Morning presenter Ruth Langsford (11), Paralympic sprinter Jonnie Peacock (12), Ex-Holby City actress Chizzy

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Strictly Come Dancing’s new judge promises she’ll be the four Fs
 
 Daventry Today     2017-09-05 kl. 02:02     466 words
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Strictly Come Dancing’s new judge has cautioned celebrity contestants that they will need to deliver on any performance advice she gives them.

This year’s celebrity line-up features names from the world of music such as The Saturdays singer Mollie King and former JLS star Aston Merrygold, TV personalities such as Ruth Langsford and Charlotte Hawkins, and sports stars such as Paralympian

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Strictly Come Dancing's new judge promises she'll be the four Fs
 
 The Falkirk Herald     2017-09-05 kl. 01:53     481 words
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23:44Monday 04 September 2017 Strictly Come Dancing's new judge has cautioned celebrity contestants that they will need to deliver on any performance advice she gives them.

This year's celebrity line-up features names from the world of music such as The Saturdays singer Mollie King and former JLS star Aston Merrygold, TV personalities such as Ruth Langsford and Charlotte Hawkins, and sports stars such as Paralympian

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Mollie King's tassels and Gemma Atkinson's sequins revealed as new Strictly Come Dancing stars pictured in costume for first time
 
 Daily Mirror     2017-09-05 kl. 01:46     1025 words
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Nicola Methven 23:59, 4 SEP 2017 00:00, 5 SEP 2017

Jonnie Peacock, Paralympian, 24 Odds 8/1 “I am normally really competitive but my expectations are so low I'm not coming into this with a competitive attitude.
 
   
FEI secretary general elected first president of new Paralympic Association
 
 HorseTalk.co.nz     2017-09-05 kl. 01:36     483 words
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FEI secretary general Sabrina Ibáñez is the first president of the newly formed Association of Paralympic Sports Organisations.

FEI secretary general elected first president of new Paralympic Association.... FEI secretary general Sabrina Ibáñez is the first president of the newly formed Association of Paralympic Sports Organisations.FEI secretary general Sabrina Ibáñez has been elected as president of the newly founded Association of Paralympic...

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What does it take to dance?
 
 Asian Age     2017-09-05 kl. 01:36     716 words
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Wheelchair dances in India are mostly group performances based on classical, Bollywood, creative movement fusion and folk dance traditions. “Can’t dance, I have two left feet.” Said this or heard it? What does it take to be able to dance?

Since the first World Championship held in Japan in 1998, Wheelchair Dance Sport is governed by the International Paralympic Wheelchair Dance Sport Committee (IPWDSC).... Though not part of the Paralympics program, it does incorporate the rules of the...
 
   
Come and support us too, says Rio Paralympics gold medallist Ziyad
 
 Malay Mail     2017-09-05 kl. 01:21     333 words
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Ziyad Zolkefli competed with the able-bodied athletes during the SEA Games and broke new grounds by winning bronze in shot put.

Come and support us too, says Rio Paralympics gold medallist Ziyad.... Ziyad Zolkefli competed with the able-bodied athletes during the SEA Games and broke new grounds by winning bronze in shot put.? Bernama pic PETALING JAYA, Sept 5 — Rio Paralympics...
 
   
Malaysia eyes golden feast at Asean Para Games
 
 Malay Mail     2017-09-05 kl. 01:16     388 words
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1Malaysian Paralympic Council deputy president John Ng and chef de mission Datuk Subramaniam Raman announce Malaysia’s target for the Asean Para Games.

1Malaysian Paralympic Council deputy president John Ng and chef de mission Datuk Subramaniam Raman announce Malaysia’s target for the Asean Para Games.— Picture by Mukhriz Hazim KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 5 — With Malaysia’s hopes to bag at least
 
   
Strictly Come Dancing's new judge promises she'll be the four Fs
 
 TV3 Ireland     2017-09-05 kl. 01:10     545 words
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5th Sep 17 | Entertainment News Contestants will come face to face with Strictly Come Dancing's new judge for the first time this weekend.

This year’s celebrity line-up features names from the world of music such as The Saturdays singer Mollie King and former JLS star Aston Merrygold, TV personalities such as Ruth Langsford and Charlotte Hawkins, and sports stars such as Paralympian

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Strictly Come Dancing’s new judge promises she’ll be the four Fs
 
 Tottenham & Wood Green Independent     2017-09-05 kl. 01:05     518 words
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Strictly Come Dancing’s new judge has cautioned celebrity contestants that they will need to deliver on any performance advice she gives them.

This year’s celebrity line-up features names from the world of music such as The Saturdays singer Mollie King and former JLS star Aston Merrygold, TV personalities such as Ruth Langsford and Charlotte Hawkins, and sports stars such as Paralympian

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Women dominate Asian Achievers Awards 2017
 
 BizAsia     2017-09-04 kl. 23:28     620 words
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Women have dominated the 17th annual Asian Achievers Awards nominees list, with 22 of the 36 shortlisted contenders being female. It is one of the few times that any awards event, Asian or otherwise,has women outnumbering male nominees.

circuit judge to sit at the Old Bailey; Paralympian Tania Nadarajah; playwright Tanika Gupta MBE; Vanita Patel MBEof Anti-Slavery International and Lisa Sohanpal, Founder of Nom Noms World Food....Year Haseeb Hameed – England Cricketer Neethu Haridas – Footballer Sivakumar Ramasamy – Taekwondo Coach Tania Nadarajah – Paralympian...
 
   
Mary Berry praises the Great British Bake Off on Channel 4
 
 Telly Mix     2017-09-04 kl. 22:59     382 words
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Mary Berry has heaped praise on The Great British Bake Off 2017 's Channel 4 series. The former judge on the show when it was on BBC One described the first episode as "brilliant".

It was much lower than the show got on BBC One last year but it gave Channel 4's its best numbers since the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
 
   
Canada leaves South Africa with five paracyling road world championship titlesSeptember 4, 2017
 
 Cycling Magazine.ca     2017-09-04 kl. 22:47     407 words
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Tristen Chernove of Cranbrook, B.C. took his second world title at the paracycling world championships in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa on Sunday to conclude a very successful event for Canada’s team.

Rio paralympic games last year. “Even leading up to the Rio Paralympics and repeating both years at track worlds… This was my first road worlds and I had high expectations....evaluate where we stood against our competitors, and this was very positive. “We have athletes who are stepping up their games, and we have athletes coming out of a post-Paralympic...

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‘McLaren drops charges of state-sponsored doping program’ - Anti-Doping commission chair Smirnov
 
 Russia Today     2017-09-04 kl. 22:29     233 words
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:27 The head of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)-commissioned investigation has dropped his charges of the alleged state-sponsored doping program in Russia, says the head of the Russian Independent Anti-Doping Commission, Vitaly Smirnov.

According to the report over 1,000 Russian athletes – in summer, winter and Paralympic competitions – benefited from the alleged state-backed plot to conceal positive doping tests.

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Iran’s NPC president to attend IPC General Assembly
 
 Tehran Times     2017-09-04 kl. 22:19     145 words
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Iranian National Paralympic Committee (NPC) President Mahmoud Khosravi Vafa left Tehran on Monday to participate at this week’s IPC General Assembly in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Iranian National Paralympic Committee (NPC) President Mahmoud Khosravi Vafa left Tehran on Monday to participate at this week’s IPC General Assembly in Abu Dhabi, UAE.Khosravi Vafa is accompanied by Iran’s NPC Secretary General Masoud Ashrafi in

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Delta MP ‘swimming the laps’ in new cabinet role
 
 Peace Arch News     2017-09-04 kl. 22:05     813 words
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Carla Qualtrough wanted to go water skiing. There was no question in her mind that, despite having been born with a visual impairment, she’d be able to accomplish her goal — but she knew it would take creativity.

READ MORE: Carla Qualtrough says Rio Paralympics face challenges, but legacy will be significant READ MORE:... After being the minister of sport and persons with disabilities — a natural fit for a legally blind human rights lawyer who won three medals for swimming at the 1988 Seoul and 1992 Barcelona Paralympic...

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B.C. MP ‘swimming the laps’ in new cabinet role
 
 Comox Valley Record     2017-09-04 kl. 21:59     813 words
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Carla Qualtrough wanted to go water skiing. There was no question in her mind that, despite having been born with a visual impairment, she’d be able to accomplish her goal — but she knew it would take creativity.

READ MORE: Carla Qualtrough says Rio Paralympics face challenges, but legacy will be significant READ MORE:... After being the minister of sport and persons with disabilities — a natural fit for a legally blind human rights lawyer who won three medals for swimming at the 1988 Seoul and 1992 Barcelona Paralympic...

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Team USA’s Carroll, Haldeman Win Trap Shooting Mixed Team Bronze, Which Makes Its Olympic Debut In 2020
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-04 kl. 21:58     264 words
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By Karen Price | Sept. 04, 2017, 2:17 p.m. (ET) Ashley Carroll (L) and Derek Haldeman celebrate their bronze medal in mixed team trap at the ISSF World Championship for Shotgun on Sept. 4, 2017 in Moscow.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
York-Selby run plan to mark 9/11
 
 York Press     2017-09-04 kl. 21:43     328 words
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Mike Laycock A MAN who was running in New York's Central Park on 9/11 when the Twin Towers were destroyed in a terrorist attack is planning to mark the 16th anniversary by running from York to Selby.

He added that he had been one of the volunteer stewards at the Paralympic Games in London and, after a spell back in his native Poland, had returned to the UK this year to fill a similar role at the Athletic World Championships.
 
   
'Dancing with the Stars' 2017 couples update: 11 down, 2 remain
 
 Blasting News United States     2017-09-04 kl. 21:27     439 words
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Although the full " # Dancing With The Stars " 2017 lineup won't be formally confirmed until the Sept.

98 Degrees star Nick Lachey and Peta Murgatroyd TV personality Vanessa Minnillo Lachey and Maksim Chmerkovskiy "Malcolm in the Middle" alum Frankie Muniz and Witney Carson ESPN personality and former paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen and Valentin
 
   
Get a First Look at Dancing with the Stars Season 25
 
 People     2017-09-04 kl. 21:05     217 words
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PEOPLE is celebrating the Sept. 18 premiere of Dancing with the Stars ‘ 25th season with 25 days of exclusive interviews, fun retrospectives, and new details about what fans can expect from the milestone season.

PEOPLE has previously reported that that Nick and Vanessa Lachey ,  Property Brothers ‘   Drew Scott , NBA alum Derek Fisher , former paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen  and WWE wrestler Nikki Bella will compete this season.

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IPC Presidential Candidate Mme. Haidi Zhang, Yao Ming and Deng Yaping promote para sport in China
 
 Sports Features     2017-09-04 kl. 20:05     608 words
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NewsUpdate MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Presidential candidate Mme.

NewsUpdate MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Presidential candidate Mme.Haidi Zhang teamed up with two elite Chinese athletes to boost para sport and spread awareness about the
 
   
Tees Pride 10k hailed a runaway success
 
 Middlesbrough Council     2017-09-04 kl. 19:59     473 words
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They came, they saw... they conquered the thirteenth Tees Pride 10k. A huge field of runners, walkers and charity fundraisers – the biggest for five years – took part in yesterday’s flagship event based at Acklam Hall.

First home in the men’s field was Paralympian Ethiopian Wondiye Fikre Indelbu in 30.52, followed by Middlesbrough’s own Jonny Taylor, in 31.09 and Richard Allen in 31.36 in third.

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Gemma Atkinson almost turned down Strictly Come Dancing - and here's why
 
 Telly Mix     2017-09-04 kl. 19:56     339 words
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Soap actress Gemma Atkinson has revealed she almost said no to Strictly Come Dancing.

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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Davies headlines British table tennis squad set for Czech Open
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-09-04 kl. 19:11     285 words
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2 hours ago Paralympic champion Rob Davies headlines the British squad set for the PTT Czech Open in Ostrava this week as he prepares to defend his European title later in the month.

2 hours ago Paralympic champion Rob Davies headlines the British squad set for the PTT Czech Open in Ostrava this week as he prepares to defend his European title later in the month.Davies won gold in the men’s class 1 singles at the Paralympic
 
   
Malaysia rely on four sports to be Asean Para Games overall champions
 
 New Straits Times     2017-09-04 kl. 19:02     282 words
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THE national contingent will bank on four sports to achieve a 103 gold target and emerge overall champions at the Asean Para Games in Kuala Lumpur (Para KL2017) on Sept 17-23.

"We are strong in these four sports where there are over 80 events on offer," said Subramaniam during a press conference at the Malaysia Paralympic Sports Excellence Centre in Kuala Lumpur yesterday. “In fact, I have no doubt we are capable of
 
   
Russian Paralympic Committee President admits some IPC reinstatement criteria remains unresolved
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-04 kl. 18:58     539 words
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Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) President Vladimir Lukin has admitted that some of the criteria the body must fulfil to ensure the reinstatement of its International Paralympic Committee (IPC) membership remains in the "solution phase".

Russian Paralympic Committee President admits some IPC reinstatement criteria remains unresolved.... Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) President Vladimir Lukin has admitted that some of the criteria the body must fulfil to ensure the reinstatement of its International Paralympic...

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Carla Qualtrough is 'swimming the laps' as she takes on challenging role
 
 Metro Canada     2017-09-04 kl. 18:38     794 words
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OTTAWA — Carla Qualtrough wanted to go water skiing. There was no question in her mind that, despite having been born with a visual impairment, she'd be able to accomplish her goal — but she knew it would take creativity.

After being the minister of sport and persons with disabilities — a natural fit for a legally blind human rights lawyer who won three medals for swimming at the 1988 Seoul and 1992 Barcelona Paralympic Games — Qualtrough, 45, has taken on a

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New 'gravity defying' water ride opens at Center Parcs Longleat Forest
 
 Leicester Mercury     2017-09-04 kl. 18:25     243 words
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Two new water rides have opened at Center Parcs - one of which features twists, turns and 'gravity defying' drops. The Typhoon is new to Center Parcs in the UK and includes swings, drops and lighting effects.

Ellie Simmonds, five-time Paralympic champion and Warminster and District Amateur Swimming Club being amongst the first to try them out.
 
   
Andrea Macri inspired by teammates
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-04 kl. 18:10     609 words
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Italian Para ice hockey player ready to learn from veterans heading into PyeongChang 2018 When Italy’s Andrea Macri learned he would be Para ice

sport in particular. They are an incredible example for us and for the future of the Para ice hockey movement in Italy.” Italy earned a qualification spot at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games by finishing in the top five at the 2017 World...
 
   
Repainting the lines: the art of automobile marketing
 
 The Drum     2017-09-04 kl. 17:44     840 words
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I have been a closet fan of Will Gompertz, the BBC arts editor, for some time now. So I was lucky to be able to see him talk, in all his effervescent glory, at a conference recently.

When we were working with Nissan on their sponsorship of Team GB and Paralympics GB in Rio last year, we set out to break every rule we could think of.

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Triathlon Canada names team headed to world championship in Rotterdam
 
 Triathlon Magazine Canada     2017-09-04 kl. 17:37     799 words
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From press release. Triathlon Canada is aiming for the podium in each of the race categories entered with its selected group of 12 athletes who

14-17. Earning a coveted spot through the national body’s team selection policy to represent their country at the most prestigious event in a non-Olympic or Paralympic year, Triathlon Canada named a team of five women and nine men who will showcase a...

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Russian Paralympic Committee unable to cope with all roadmap items on its own — official
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-09-04 kl. 17:36     19 words
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The International Paralympic Committee discussed the criteria of restoring the Russian Paralympic Committee's membership on September

Russian Paralympic Committee unable to cope with all roadmap items on its own — official.... The International Paralympic Committee discussed the criteria of restoring the Russian Paralympic Committee's membership on September. ...3-4.
 
   
Andy Hunt (l.) CEO world sailing and Dirk Ramhorst CEO Kiel Week.
 
 BYM News     2017-09-04 kl. 17:21     332 words
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The World Sailing President Kim Andersen (Denmark), DSV President Mona Kueppers, President of the German Paralympic Sports Association Friedhelm

Andy Hunt (l.) CEO world sailing and Dirk Ramhorst CEO Kiel Week.The World Sailing President Kim Andersen (Denmark), DSV President Mona Kueppers, President of the German Paralympic Sports Association Friedhelm. ...Julius Beucher, John Petersson...

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympics to feature more female athletes than any previous Games
 
 NewsR.in     2017-09-04 kl. 17:05     18 words
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The Tokyo 2020 Paralympics will feature more female athletes than any previous Games, the International Paralympic Committee announces.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics to feature more female athletes than any previous Games.... The Tokyo 2020 Paralympics will feature more female athletes than any previous Games, the International Paralympic Committee announces.

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Brave Ryan's journey to completing triathlon after suffering life changing brain injury
 
 Lincolnshire Live     2017-09-04 kl. 16:58     723 words
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Four years ago an accident changed Ryan Smith's life forever and left him with a life-long brain injury after he was hit by a car when he was cycling to work.

After completing the triathlon The triathlon was organised by former Paralympian and ambassador of The Children's Trust Sophia Warner and took place at Dorney Lake in Windsor.
 
   
Tokyo 2020 Paralympics to feature more female athletes than any previous Games
 
 BBC     2017-09-04 kl. 16:46     320 words
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Great Britain won 147 medals at the Rio 2016 Paralympics The Tokyo 2020 Paralympics will feature more female athletes than any previous Games, the International Paralympic Committee has announced.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics to feature more female athletes than any previous Games.... Great Britain won 147 medals at the Rio 2016 Paralympics The Tokyo 2020 Paralympics will feature more female athletes than any previous Games, the International Paralympic...

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TGA announces Invictus Games athlete Lamin Manneh as inaugural WHILL Ambassador
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-09-04 kl. 16:44     532 words
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Lamin Manneh, 40, from Manchester, disabled war hero, para-athlete and Invictus Games competitor, is “honoured” to have been appointed as the first Ambassador for the new WHILL powerchair from TGA.

Invictus is a Paralympic-style tournament for disabled military personnel and Lamin is currently training for the 2017 Games in Toronto, Canada – competing in sitting volley ball, discus, shot putt and rowing.
 
   
Russian Paralympic Committee unable to cope with all roadmap items on its own — official
 
 Tass.ru     2017-09-04 kl. 16:33     227 words
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Russian Paralympic Committee unable to cope with all roadmap items on its own — official.... Some items of the road map plan for restoring the Russian Paralympic Committee as a member of the International Paralympic Committee are still in the solution...
 
   
Could Paralympic champion Sophie Hahn land a double at the Nottingham Post Sports Awards?
 
 Nottingham Post     2017-09-04 kl. 16:17     617 words
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Nottinghamshire is blessed with so many incredible young sports stars – and we will celebrate them at this year’s Nottingham Post Sports Awards.

Could Paralympic champion Sophie Hahn land a double at the Nottingham Post Sports Awards?Nottinghamshire is blessed with so many incredible young sports stars – and we will celebrate them at this year’s Nottingham Post Sports Awards.We’ve been

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'I'll be there cheering you on!' Prince Harry issues a rallying call to Invictus athletes ahead of this month's games (which will be held in girlfriend Meghan's hometown of Toronto)
 
 Daily Mail     2017-09-04 kl. 16:14     570 words
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Unity Blott For Mailonline 11:16 BST, 4 September 2017

The Prince set up the Paralympic-style event for wounded armed service personnel after his own experiences in the military, after drawing inspiration from the Warrior Games in the US.... He set up the Paralympic-style event for wounded armed service...

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ZAVAROVALNICA TRIGLAV DD : Top athletes at the 6th Triglav Run
 
 4 Traders     2017-09-04 kl. 15:56     600 words
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This year's Triglav Run will take place on the second Saturday in September at Brdo pri Kranju. The charitable run is already a well-established event for sports lovers of all generations.

ultramarathon runner Nataša Robnik and paralympic skier Anja Drev.
 
   
Durban sailors set to emerge from ‘hibernation’
 
 South Coast Sun     2017-09-04 kl. 15:55     508 words
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WITH Spring having sprung, Durban’s sailors are set to come out of their short winter hibernation to kick off the Summer sailing season with the opening cruise organised by Point Yacht Club on Sunday, 10 September.

Similarly to last year, the awareness campaign is in support of disabled sailing globally after the decision was made to remove sailing from the Paralympics going forward from 2020.

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympic medal event programme announced
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-04 kl. 14:46     56 words
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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has today announced the medal programme for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games with four sports - canoeing,

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic medal event programme announced.... The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has today announced the medal programme for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games with four sports - canoeing,...shooting, table tennis and wheelchair fencing...

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Wales to give a welcome in the hills for Queen's Baton Relay
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-04 kl. 14:18     1733 words
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Double Olympic taekwondo champion Jade Jones, sailing gold medallist Hannah Mills, British Lions rugby star Dan Lydiate and gymnast Frankie Jones are

The Relay will also visit Bridgend before reaching Barry Island where Rio sailing gold medallist Mills and 1992 Paralympic 1,500m champion John Nethercott are among the carriers.  In Butetown, Commonwealth Para-sport shot putter Julie Hamzah will

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Prince Harry sends message of support to Invictus Games competitors
 
 Zap Gossip News     2017-09-04 kl. 14:02     352 words
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Prince Harry has sent a message of support to the Paralympic athletes taking part in his Invictus Games in Toronto later this month.

Prince Harry has sent a message of support to the Paralympic athletes taking part in his Invictus Games in Toronto later this month.The 32-year-old royal created the international multi-sport event in 2014 to honour servicemen and women and has

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Rob Davies: Welsh table tennis Paralympian selected for Czech Open
 
 BBC     2017-09-04 kl. 13:41     90 words
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Rob Davies has been playing table tennis competitively since 2007 following an accident playing rugby which left him using a wheelchair Paralympic table tennis gold medallist Rob Davies is in the British squad to compete in the Czech Open.

Rob Davies: Welsh table tennis Paralympian selected for Czech Open.... Rob Davies has been playing table tennis competitively since 2007 following an accident playing rugby which left him using a wheelchair Paralympic table tennis gold medallist Rob...

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Super Sophia clinches School Games fencing gold
 
 Redditch Standard     2017-09-04 kl. 13:31     299 words
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STUDLEY’S Sophia Potter saw off allcomers to win the gold medal in the women’s sabre competition at the School Games National Finals at Loughborough University.

disciplines. Previous competitors include Paralympic champions Hannah Cockroft, Ellie Simmonds and Jonnie Peacock, Olympic champion Adam Peaty and GB sprinters Adam Gemili and Dina Asher-Smith.

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New Mauritius Hotels : Laureus 2017.en
 
 4 Traders     2017-09-04 kl. 13:16     892 words
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Sports and Social Development: Paradis Beachcomber hosts the Laureus Sport for Good Summit Paradis Beachcomber Golf Resort & Spa hosted the second edition of the National Sport for Good Summit from August 1st to September 1st.

Active members of Laureus include Edwin Moses (400 m Olympic Champion in 1976 and 1984), Tanni Grey-Thompson (Paralympic Champion in athletics) and Czech tennis champion Martina Navratilova.
 
   
Games build ties / Exchange program born in ...
 
 The Japan News     2017-09-04 kl. 12:57     750 words
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Keiichi Nakane / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer This is the fourth installment of a series. As chants poured from speakers, Muslims silently prayed in the midafternoon in early August, in a quiet residential area of Shibuya Ward, Tokyo.

One school, one country OSOC is said to be the basis for the “host town” work promoted by local governments across Japan in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Lle oeddwn i: Barcelona 1992
 
 BBC     2017-09-04 kl. 12:56     802 words
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Roedd hi am ddod o hyd i 'job go iawn' ar ôl y Gemau Paralympaidd yn Barcelona yn 1992, ond yn sgil ei llwyddiant yn Sbaen fe newidiodd blaenoriaethau Tanni Grey-Thompson yn llwyr.

Lle oeddwn i: Barcelona 1992. Roedd hi am ddod o hyd i 'job go iawn' ar ôl y Gemau Paralympaidd yn Barcelona yn 1992, ond yn sgil ei llwyddiant yn Sbaen fe newidiodd blaenoriaethau Tanni Grey-Thompson yn llwyr.Yn ystod y gemau, enillodd Tanni bedair...
 
   
IPC Presidential candidate Petersson expands on plans for athlete-focused classification system
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-04 kl. 12:39     668 words
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International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Presidential candidate John Petersson has expanded on his plans for a more "athlete-focused" classification system, which he intends to ensure will be developed if elected.

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Presidential candidate John Petersson has expanded on his plans for a more "athlete-focused" classification system, which he intends to ensure will be developed if elected.The Dane, a former Paralympic

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Laureus World Sports Awards, Best Sporting Moment September nominees: Josh Landmann's inspiring climb
 
 Firstpost.com     2017-09-04 kl. 12:34     408 words
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Josh Landmann was left paralysed from just below his chest after diving into a pool and hitting his head on the bottom, suffering spinal injuries.

"I’ve had messages from people who are in hospital at the minute who say they’re very low in themselves and ask ‘How do you do it?’ It’s quite surreal.” Now Landmann wants to take part in the Winter Paralympics in 2022: “I’ve been

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103 gold medals target for 9th Asean Para Games
 
 The Sun Daily     2017-09-04 kl. 12:30     306 words
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Paralympic Council of Malaysia (MPC) has set a target of 103 gold medals for the Malaysian contingent to achieve in the 9th Asean Para Games, which begins on Sept 17.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Paralympic Council of Malaysia (MPC) has set a target of 103 gold medals for the Malaysian contingent to achieve in the 9th Asean Para Games, which begins on Sept 17.MPC deputy president John Ng Keng Chuan said preparations are...

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'It's nerve-racking': Gemma Atkinson confesses she almost TURNED DOWN Strictly Come Dancing as she is so scared of performing live on the show
 
 Daily Mail     2017-09-04 kl. 12:17     1394 words
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Katie Storey For Mailonline 10:08 BST, 4 September 2017

Others among the lineup include Sunday Brunch host Simon Rimmer, Susan Calman, Joe McFadden, Debbie McGee, Reverend Richard Coles, Paralympian Jonnie Peacock and EastEnders' star Davood Ghadami.

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Teenage Talents: Noelle Lenihan
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-04 kl. 12:09     849 words
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Irish thrower looking forward to Tokyo 2020 Family means everything to 17-year-old discus thrower Noelle Lenihan .

They show that if you work hard enough you can do whatever you want.” As for competing at the next Paralympic Games in three years’ time, Lenihan is already looking forward to the opportunity. “That would be amazing.
 
   
Mexico City 2017: Hu Dandan to miss Worlds due to pregnancy
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-04 kl. 12:09     332 words
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“My baby is like a gold medal to me,” says China’s Rio 2016 champion China’s world record holder and Paralympic champion Hu Dandan will not participate in the upcoming 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships in Mexico City due to pregnancy.

Mexico City 2017: Hu Dandan to miss Worlds due to pregnancy. “My baby is like a gold medal to me,” says China’s Rio 2016 champion China’s world record holder and Paralympic champion Hu Dandan will not participate in the upcoming 2017 World Para...
 
   
Christopher Ward launches competition for grass-roots motorsport racers
 
 B Daily     2017-09-04 kl. 12:02     385 words
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Premium watch brand, Christopher Ward, is delighted to announce that on Friday 1st September they launched the Need for Speed competition.

Current and previous Challengers have included world-record holder Team GB Paralympian Sammi Kinghorn, Olympic Gold Medallist Will Satch, Olympic semi-finalist Team GB skeet shooter Amber Hill, explorer and ultra marathon runner Jamie Maddison and
 
   
Disabled regatta
 
 Henley Standard     2017-09-04 kl. 11:53     155 words
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THE eighth annual Henley Regatta for the Disabled will be held tomorrow (Saturday) from 10am to 4pm. The event is a fun day for less-abled bodied people of all ages to enjoy land and river-based activities with their carers, families and friends.

Helene Raynsford, who won gold in the women’s single sculls at the 2008 Paralympics, will attend the event.
 
   
2017 Qujing Ironman 70.3 ends
 
 Global Times     2017-09-04 kl. 11:53     431 words
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Li Wenrong (left) and Yang Hengming (right) applaud winner Domenico Passuello as he crosses the finish line. Photo: Courtesy of 2017 Qujing Ironman 70.3 The 2017 Qujing Ironman 70.3 came to an end on August 27.

Dang Qi, China's most outstanding Ironman athlete, Paralympic swimmer Wang Jiachao, triathlon legend Sarah Piampiano, and US supermodel turned triathlete Jenny Fletcher were among them.... Paralympic swimmer Wang Jiachao during the competition Photo:
 
   
Arrail Group raises $90 million in D round investment
 
 Global Times     2017-09-04 kl. 11:53     464 words
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Paralympic swimmer Wang Jiachao during the competition Photo: Courtesy of 2017 Qujing Ironman 70.3 Arrail Group announced Tuesday that it has raised $90 million in its series D round from Goldman Sachs and Hill House Capital.

Paralympic swimmer Wang Jiachao during the competition Photo:
 
   
Germany dominate para-cycling world champs with 20 medals
 
 SASCOC     2017-09-04 kl. 11:00     1907 words
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South Africa ended the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships with three medals as the event rolled to an end in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday.

It was a tough championships for the host nation with funding issues meaning riders were unable to attend all the World Cup events in Europe and also with multiple Paralympian Ernst van Dyk having retired from cycling events.

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THE INSIDER'S GUIDE TO TOKYO
 
 Metro.Tokyo.jp     2017-09-04 kl. 10:45     363 words
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Bureau of Transportation The Bureau of Transportation Tokyo Metropolitan Government (Toei Transportation) has published THE INSIDER’S GUIDE TO

First published in 1968, Time Out has become known as a city guide with global brand appeal, and was adopted as the official travel guide for the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Tobu Railway and BOJ (BEAUTY OF JAPAN) Strengthen Product Development Targeting Tourists from Europe, the US, and Australia
 
 Business Wire     2017-09-04 kl. 10:17     753 words
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TOKYO--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Tobu Railway Co., Ltd. (TOKYO: 9001) (Head office: Sumida-ku, Tokyo, President: Yoshizumi Nezu, hereinafter, Tobu Railway) and BOJ Inc.

Through this capital and business alliance, Tobu Railway and BEAUTY OF JAPAN are eyeing the future after the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, increasingly developing products for affluent tourists from Europe, the US, and Australia and

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UK sending Type 23 frigate to Japan next year
 
 Naval Today     2017-09-04 kl. 10:09     275 words
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zoom Royal Navy photo of HMS Argyll As the UK and Japan defense ministries are stepping up their cooperation in response to the unprecedented threat posed by North Korea, the Royal Navy is sending a Type 23 frigate to Japan.

In addition to naval cooperation, 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 practice and expertise, including through an exchange of expert
 
   
Top startup events in South Africa, Africa you should know about this week [04/09/2017]
 
 Ventureburn     2017-09-04 kl. 09:58     1658 words
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Looking to get into the South African startup scene or catch up on some of your skills? Well, you’ve come to the right place.

Sandton Convention Centre, 161 Maude Street, Sandton, Johannesburg Startup Grind hosts Natalie Du Toit Olympian and Paralympian Natalie Du Toit has moved on from her memorable sporting career to apply her skills and determination to the business
 
   
Rwanda: Volleyball League - Men's Playoff Finals Postponed
 
 AllAfrica.com     2017-09-04 kl. 09:52     211 words
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Rwanda Volleyball Federation (FRVB) has postponed the Men's league playoff finals between Gisagara and Kirehe from September 2 to 9.

at the National Paralympic Committee Gymnasium in Remera.

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USC's blind long snapper gives us the first great highlight of the college football season
 
 App.ViralNewsChart.com     2017-09-04 kl. 09:49     156 words
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It's rare that an extra point is a can't-miss play on a college football weekend; it usually means something went horribly wrong for the kicking team.

He remained close with the program throughout his life, and eventually joined the team with the help of a scholarship aimed to aid disabled athletes.

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Irish Sport Social Media Report – August
 
 Sport for Business     2017-09-04 kl. 09:28     605 words
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With Ireland hosting the Women’s Rugby World Cup and the European U16 Basketball Championships, as well as the All Ireland Semi Finals; The FAI

Irish Sailing and Paralympic Ireland were among the lowest contributors on social with just over 20 pieces of social content produced in August.
 
   
Toyota’s Five Continents Drive Project starts in Europe
 
 Motor Trader Malaysia     2017-09-04 kl. 09:04     625 words
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The fourth leg of Toyota’s Five Continents Drive Project is now underway in Europe, having begun at the end of August. This is the third continent in the project following Australia in 2014 and the Americas in 2015 and 2016.

Moving forward, Toyota will continue its activities in the run-up to 2020, which will be a significant milestone for the company, the year of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
 
   
Paralympics Games: Promoting Social Inclusion
 
 New Delhi Times     2017-09-04 kl. 08:52     614 words
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Sport links together all aspects of a diverse society and thereby contributes not only to the development of the individual, but also encourages

Paralympics Games: Promoting Social Inclusion....inclusive society. In this context, the Paralympic Games have been of utmost significance.... The Paralympic Movement aspires towards establishing a “more inclusive society for people with impairment through...