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Rickard utmanar världseliten i Tokyo
 
 Svenska Badmintonförbundet     2017-09-06 kl. 07:16     341 words
 
Rickard Nilsson spelar under veckan Japan Para-Badminton International i Tokyo - platsen där Paralympics ska avgöras 2020. Samtidigt står det nu klart att Rickards klass SL4 är en av de klasser som spelas på mästerskapet om tre år.

Rickard Nilsson spelar under veckan Japan Para-Badminton International i Tokyo - platsen där Paralympics ska avgöras 2020.... Samtidigt som Rickards besök i Tokyo står det nu klart att hans klass SL4 blir en av 14 klasser på Paralympics 2020.
 
   
Dags att komma loss i Estrad
 
 Alingsås Tidning     2017-09-06 kl. 05:30     260 words
 
Alingsås På torsdag är det dags för föreningsmässan med stort F - Kom loss. Estrad Alingsås kommer då fyllas av en rad utställare och spännande gäster. En av dem är Christoffer Lindhe.

Året efter träffade han sin flickvän, två år efteråt tävlade han i Paralympics.... Inom ett decennium gick han 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...
 
   
Paraskyttarna siktar högt med norskt samarbete
 
 Idrottens Affärer     2017-09-05 kl. 16:32     633 words
 
Kort & gott | Sveriges paraskyttar bildar lag med Norge. Drivande bakom satsningen är tidigare skytten och numera landslagsledaren Jonas Jacobsson samt Pernilla Svensson, förbundskapten för paraskyttarna.

Vi kände att det var dags för en förändring för att utveckla verksamheten när vi kom hem från Paralympics i Rio, berättar Pernilla Svensson och Jonas Jacobsson fyller i: -
 
   
Medieackreditering öppnar för paralympiska kvalturneringen i paraishockey
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-09-05 kl. 13:08     181 words
 
Medieackreditering är nu öppen för medier som vill bevaka den direktavgörande kvalturneringen för den paralympiska paraishockeyn under spelen 2018.

Medieackreditering öppnar för paralympiska kvalturneringen i paraishockey.... Medieackreditering är nu öppen för medier som vill bevaka den direktavgörande kvalturneringen för den paralympiska paraishockeyn under spelen 2018.Kvalet avgörs på svensk mark,...
 
   
Hellner om OS-oron: "Klart man funderar"
 
 Helsingborgs Dagblad     2017-09-05 kl. 12:01     413 words
 
Säkerhetsläget inför OS i Sydkorea är inte förhöjt trots de ökade spänni...

Säkerhetsläget inför OS i Sydkorea är inte förhöjt trots de ökade spänni...

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Kontinjen negara sedia lonjak kegemilangan KL2017
 
 Sports247.my     2017-09-06 kl. 08:39     1145 words
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KEGEMILANGAN penganjuran Sukan SEA Kuala Lumpur 2017 yang berakhir 30 Ogos lepas bakal diteruskan dengan penganjuran Sukan Para ASEAN ke-9 Kuala

Meanwhile, John Ng, who is also the deputy president of the Paralympic Council of Malaysia (MPM) said athletes are all motivated and in high spirits following the successful outing by the Malaysia SEA Games contingent.  “We’ve have been
 
   
North Korea threat no worry for Olympian
 
 Special Broadcasting Service     2017-09-06 kl. 07:29     380 words
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The threat from North Korea hangs over February's Winter Olympics but a leading Australian competitor believes there's no point worrying.

The Winter Olympics are held on February 9-25, preceding the Paralympics in March.

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Family more important than gold for paralympian
 
 KPVI     2017-09-06 kl. 06:25     894 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...

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US astronaut among speakers at Pangkor Dialogue 2017 next week
 
 New Straits Times     2017-09-06 kl. 05:28     270 words
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IPOH: American astronaut Dr Catherine Cady Coleman will be one of the main speakers at the Pangkor Dialogue 2017, which will be held from Sept 11 to 12.

Dr Mazalan said other speakers include neurology expert and Paralympic marathon record holder Dr William Tan from Singapore, who has inspired many from the disabled community; and former Ecuadorian President Jorje Jamil Mahuat Witt.

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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19
 
 The Shields Gazette     2017-09-06 kl. 04:26     1033 words
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Graham Walker, Commercial Content Editor 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. :...Paralympic athletes for 21 years.
 
   
Para-cyclist decides not to represent SlovakiaVideo
 
 Slovak Spectator     2017-09-06 kl. 04:24     883 words
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Jozef Metelka claims there was a failure on the side of the representation leaders, but they are not aware of any problems. Jozef Metelka(Source: www.spv.

The Slovak Paralympic Committee (SPV) meanwhile denied the claim and said they paid for the tickets.... He is a two-time Paralympic winner in the C4 category, four-time world champion in track cycling and one-time world champion in time race.
 
   
Bobby Wood’s Late Goal Salvages U.S. Tie With Honduras In World Cup Qualifier
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-06 kl. 03:55     419 words
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By Gary R. Blockus | Sept. 05, 2017, 8:08 p.m. (ET) Bobby Wood controls the ball against Francisco Calvo of Costa Rica at the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier at Red Bull Arena on Sept. 1, 2017 in Harrison, N.J.

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Local athletes bring home Maccabiah gold, silver, bronze
 
 NJ Jewish News     2017-09-06 kl. 03:54     1573 words
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Many sports represented at ‘Jewish Olympics’ Share | Rachel Gulotta, rear, second from right, with the silver medal-winning open women’s field hockey team. She described the experience as “awesome.

They were organized into four divisions: junior, for athletes ages 15-18; open, for elite athletes; masters, for older competitors divided into different age categories; and Paralympic athletes.... Matthew Darlow, Tinton Falls, men’s Paralympic...
 
   
EXCLUSIVE: '80 Pop Icon Debbie Gibson Joins 'Dancing With the Stars' Season 25, Source Says
 
 ETonline     2017-09-06 kl. 03:44     186 words
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The 47-year-old singer is the latest celebrity to compete for the coveted Mirrorball Trophy.  Gibson is a singer-songwriter, best known for her 1987 debut album Out of the Blue and hit singles, "Foolish Beat" and "Lost in Your Eyes.

NBA star Derek Fisher is also teamed up with Sharna Burgess, Property Brothers star Drew Scott, who was the first celebrity to officially be announced, will dance with season 24 champion Emma Slater, and former Paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen is

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Work culture and events change Tokyo’s offerings – Japan Today
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2017-09-06 kl. 03:10     65 words
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Japan Today Work culture and events change Tokyo’s offerings Japan Today As the host city for both the 2019 Rugby World Cup and Tokyo 2020

Japan Today Work culture and events change Tokyo’s offerings Japan Today As the host city for both the 2019 Rugby World Cup and Tokyo 2020. ...Olympic and Paralympic Games, Tokyo must prepare for an influx of international attention—be it in the
 
   
Athletics chief takes up charity chair position
 
 Birmingham Chamber of Commerce     2017-09-06 kl. 02:09     409 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 joined the hospice board as chair elect on 1 September, ahead of taking up the role of chair in November.

Athletics for 10 years.  Under his leadership, the organisation delivered the best Olympic and Paralympic performance in 50 years at the London 2012 Summer Games.
 
   
Expanding horizons | Video
 
 Tasmanian Examiner     2017-09-06 kl. 01:42     371 words
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HAPPY DANCE: Chloe Hansson and Zoe Ketchell from New Horizons at Life Without Barriers on Tuesday afternoon. Picture: Scott Gelston.

Members of New Horizons take part in programs and events with Sports Inclusion Australia, as well as the Special Olympic and Paralympic movements.Sean Slatter@seanslat.

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'Living with disability is not the same as being a loser!'
 
 Association Internationale De La Presse Sportive     2017-09-06 kl. 01:12     869 words
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- This is a strong and somewhat a surprising message to stand out with.

This is a strong and somewhat a surprising message to stand out with.This is President of the Hungarian Paralympic Federation Mr László Szabó’s purpose though when it comes to gaining the approval of the other 21 candidates to become a Member
 
   
UAE-Beijing Winter Paralympics/Briefing
 
 CCTVPLUS     2017-09-06 kl. 01:11     417 words
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Shotlist Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Sept 5, 2017 1. Attendees at 2017 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) General Assembly 2. Sign reading (English): "2017 IPC General Assembly and Conference" 3. Attendees at general assembly 4.

UAE-Beijing Winter Paralympics/Briefing.... Sept 5, 2017 1. Attendees at 2017 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) General Assembly 2.... In our preparations for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games and the Paralympic Winter Games, we apply highest standards to...
 
   
Special Olympians prepare for national games
 
 Timaru Herald     2017-09-06 kl. 00:32     433 words
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Special Olympics South Canterbury members August Landrebe, Caitlin Benson and Kayla Kruishoop are excited to have qualified for the Special Olympics New Zealand National Summer Games.

Special Olympics South Canterbury members August Landrebe, Caitlin Benson and Kayla Kruishoop are excited to have qualified for the Special Olympics New Zealand National Summer Games.A trio of South Canterbury athletes are busy preparing for a
 
   
'Lucky' breaks yet another record during senior year
 
 Caboolture News     2017-09-06 kl. 00:26     238 words
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LAKEISHA 'Lucky' Patterson OAM has broken another world record at the Queensland Short Course Championships for 100m freestyle Short Course.

"So, to be able to register some good times makes me a little bit more confident heading into the world championships for long course.” Lucky is an Australian Paralympic swimmer who won medals at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and 2015 IPC Swimming
 
   
Work culture and events change Tokyo’s offerings
 
 Japan Today     2017-09-06 kl. 00:22     1411 words
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As the host city for both the 2019 Rugby World Cup and Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Tokyo must prepare for an influx of international attention—be it in the form of tourism or business.

As the host city for both the 2019 Rugby World Cup and Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Tokyo must prepare for an influx of international attention—be it in the form of tourism or business.Pressure on facilities for meetings, incentives,
 
   
‘Dancing With the Stars’ Season 25 Cast Rumors
 
 Heavy.com     2017-09-06 kl. 00:06     572 words
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DWTS Tomorrow on Good Morning America , the new season 25 cast for Dancing With the Stars will be revealed. So far, there have been a couple confirmed contestants and all of the pro dancers have been announced.

Victoria Arlen A post shared by Victoria Arlen (@arlenv1) on Sep 4, 2017 at 10:44am PDT Paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen has been reported by Entertainment Tonight as a cast member on the show and a source says that Val Chmerkovskiy is her partner.
 
   
The kid with one arm and a big heart
 
 Chandigarh Tribune     2017-09-05 kl. 23:23     583 words
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Also in this section Nikhil beat his able-bodied opponents in the 100m heats by clocking an impressive 12.04s.

is most important but I can’t do much about it at this stage,” he said.Wouldn’t he be better off participating in the Paralympics category? “I got into sports after watching a Paralympics event on TV; before that I had never thought of taking
 
   
Milton Keynes company Personal Group show determination in the Superhero Tri
 
 Total MK     2017-09-05 kl. 22:51     403 words
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Last month a team from Personal Group, a provider of employee services business based in Milton Keynes, took to Dorney Lake, Windsor to participate in the Superhero Tri. The Superhero Tri is the UK’s one and only disability sports series.

Everyday Superheroes included Craig Harrison a Paralympic hopeful for Tokyo 2020 and NW RDA Dressage champion in walk only class.
 
   
McLaren denies he ‘dropped charges’ of state involvement in doping in Russia
 
 Russia Today     2017-09-05 kl. 22:30     231 words
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:46 The head of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)-commissioned investigation Richard McLaren says he has not changed his position regarding the doping issues in Russian sport.

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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Head Coach James Gumbert discusses IWRF Americas Championship, wheelchair rugby experience
 
 USA Rugby     2017-09-05 kl. 21:50     656 words
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  Lexi Branta Coon Today, USA Wheelchair Rugby began its quest to win the American Zonal Championships in Ascension, Paraguay. It has been a rebuilding year for the team, but we feel like we have an excellent squad heading into the competition.

Of course, winning is great, but after getting the gold at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing, I started to realize that there is so much more to being involved in adapted sports than that.... Last year, USAWR won the silver medal in the Rio Paralympics...
 
   
Hockey Notebook: Corbyn Smith at sledge hockey showcase; Middleton in Leafs rookie tourney; Flanagan named Furies coach
 
 Stratford Beacon Herald     2017-09-05 kl. 20:59     605 words
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Monkton's Corbyn Smith is one of 30 players in Calgary this week for Hockey Canada's national sledge hockey September Showcase. The weeklong camp runs from Sept. 2-9 at the Markin MacPhail Centre.

2-9 at the Markin MacPhail Centre.“This is a very exciting time for our program as we officially kick off our Paralympic season with a strong group of talented prospects to evaluate during this upcoming camp,” head coach Ken Babey said in a

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Ashanti, Central win gold in 100 metres paralympics
 
 Ghana News Agency     2017-09-05 kl. 20:56     318 words
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Kumasi, Sept 05, GNA - Ashanti and Central Region won their first gold medals at the on-going National Sports Festival, Kumasi, in the finals of the paralympics 100 metres men and women’s events, respectively, on Tuesday.

Ashanti, Central win gold in 100 metres paralympics.... Ashanti and Central Region won their first gold medals at the on-going National Sports Festival, Kumasi, in the finals of the paralympics 100 metres men and women’s events, respectively, on...
 
   
Howard Grotts Is Ready To Take On Technical Course At Mountain Bike Worlds
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-05 kl. 20:52     740 words
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By Joanne C. Gerstner | Sept. 05, 2017, 2:09 p.m. (ET) Howard Grotts rides in the men's cross-country mountain bike at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 at Mountain Bike Centre on Aug. 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “As long as it (the shoulder) stays in place, it’s not going to impact my riding,” said Grotts, who competed in the Olympic Games Rio 2016.
 
   
Dalhausser Most Outstanding Player As U.S. Beach Volleyball Players Rake In Season Awards
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-05 kl. 20:52     365 words
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By Karen Price | Sept. 05, 2017, 1:33 p.m. (ET) Phil Dalhausser celebrates at the FIVB World Tour Finals on Aug. 27, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany.

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Who is Iwan Thomas? Celebrity Island 2017 contestant, Olympic medalist, TV personality and Strictly Come Dancing star
 
 The Sun     2017-09-05 kl. 20:25     425 words
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Welshman will be tested on Bear Grylls' gritty outdoor TV series as he will be deserted with ten others in Panama

The 43-year-old currently co-presents MotoGP on BT Sport and previously presented the Paralympics in Rio for Channel 4.
 
   
Who is RJ Mitte, who did the Celebrity Island 2017 star play in Breaking Bad and what's he said about cerebral palsy?
 
 The Sun     2017-09-05 kl. 20:25     443 words
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The American actor and model is going to test his survival skills on Celebrity Island 2017

In 2016 he came to the attention of millions of Brits when he was selected by Channel 4 to present their coverage of the Rio Paralympic Games.... Ahead of the start of the games, Mitte told the BBC people should not "pity" Paralympians but be inspired by...
 
   
Strictly's Alexandra Burke says she's missing her Soul ll Soul star mum Melissa ‘so much' and trying to stay strong after her tragic death
 
 The Sun     2017-09-05 kl. 20:20     595 words
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Melissa died just days ago at the age of 53 and while Alexandra is determined to stay strong she's finding it hard

Dressed in a shimmering, tasselled mini-dress she showed off her toned legs and moves beside Paralympian Jonnie Peacock. email digishowbiz@the-sun.co.uk or call us direct on 02077824220. .
 
   
Games build ties / Grassroots activity used to invite training camps for Paralympics
 
 The Japan News     2017-09-05 kl. 20:00     891 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun This is the fifth and final installment of a series “Listen carefully to the sound of the bells! ... Make a ‘wall’ with your arms and legs to stop the ball!” On Aug.

Games build ties / Grassroots activity used to invite training camps for Paralympics.... At the 2012 London Paralympic Games, the Japan women’s national goalball team won a gold medal in the event.... The Yomiuri Shimbun Kozo Kubo competed in the wheelchair race and marathon at last year’s Paralympics...

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Nahyan bin Mubarak launches International Paralympic Committee Conference activities
 
 UAE NewsApp.com     2017-09-05 kl. 19:57     563 words
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ABU DHABI, 5th September 2017 (WAM) -- The activities of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Conference began today at the headquarters of the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, ADNEC, under the patronage of H.H.

Nahyan bin Mubarak launches International Paralympic Committee Conference activities.... The activities of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Conference began today at the headquarters of the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, ADNEC, under...

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Denis Shapovalov, Vasek Pospisil, Daniel Nestor, and Schnur To Play India at Davis Cup in Edmonton• Buy Tickets
 
 10sBalls     2017-09-05 kl. 19:50     2941 words
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Written by: Staff on 5th September 2017   | Shapovalov, Pospisil, Nestor, and Schnur to play for Canada at Davis Cup by BNP Paribas in Edmonton

Tennis Canada is a proud member of the International Tennis Federation, the Canadian Olympic Committee, the Canadian Paralympic...

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University to host GEAR UP TN kick off event
 
 Middlesboro Daily News     2017-09-05 kl. 19:31     317 words
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HARROGATE, Tenn. — Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) will host nearly 2,000 high school seniors from Anderson, Campbell, Claiborne, Grainger and Union counties as they kick off their senior year with the GEAR UP TN program at 10 a.m. on Sept. 8.

Paralympic Medalist Patrick “Blake” Leeper, a college fair, admissions and financial aid information sessions and student activities.... Paralympics Track and Field program in 2010.... A two-time world record holder and an eight-time medalist, he is one of the most decorated Paralympic...
 
   
The 'Dancing With the Stars' Season 25 Cast List Is Getting Better Every Day
 
 Closer Weekly     2017-09-05 kl. 19:25     370 words
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In just two short weeks, the second 2017 season of Dancing With the Stars will begin. But what fans of the long-running show mostly want to know is who's on the cast list for Season 25. The official announcement will be made on Wednesday, Sept.

NBA star Derek Fisher, and paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen.
 
   
Junior Sports Politics Reporter
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-05 kl. 19:16     247 words
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A rare opportunity has arisen to work as a journalist for the world's leading independent Olympic news website,. The award-winning insidethegames.biz reaches the top decision-makers in the Olympic Movement, Paralympics, Commonwealth Games, Universiade, Continental Games (such as European, Pacific, Asian, African and Pan-Am Games) and opinion-formers across the world.

The award-winning insidethegames.biz reaches the top decision-makers in the Olympic Movement, Paralympics...
 
   
Laureus World Sports Awards, Best Sporting Moment September nominees: Josh Landmanns inspiring climb
 
 Yahoo! India     2017-09-05 kl. 19:03     382 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.

Now Landmann wants to take part in the Winter Paralympics in 2022:
 
   
Olympic Sponsor Dow Completes DuPont Merger -- Sponsor Spotlight
 
 Around The Rings     2017-09-05 kl. 19:00     633 words
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(ATR) The merger of chemical giants Dow and DuPont is complete. DuPont CEO Edward Breen is now CEO of DowDuPont while Dow chairman Andrew Liveris is executive chairman of new company (Dow Chemical) Beginning Sept. 1 the new company is known as DowDuPont.

Yili Signs on as Official Partner for Beijing 2022 Beijing 2022 unveils Yili as Official Dairy Products Partner (Beijing 2022) Another week, another sponsor for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.... Yili, the number one dairy group in Asia, held a similar sponsorship role for the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing. “Yili has a history partnering with the Olympic Games and Paralympics...
 
   
Terrell Owens joins 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 25
 
 Solonews.net     2017-09-05 kl. 18:57     310 words
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Cheryl Burke to Return for '' Season 25 "This dance floor will always be my home and I've got my eyes on that mirror ball", adding the hashtags "#bringonthespraytans #dwts".

So far, ABC has only confirmed contestants Nick and Vanessa Lachey, former Los Angeles Lakers star Derek Fisher, WWE wrestler Nikki Bella, Property Brothers' Drew Scott and former paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen.
 
   
TGA announces Invictus Games athlete Lamin Manneh as inaugural WHILL Ambassador
 
 Ucan2Magazine.co.uk     2017-09-05 kl. 18:52     515 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.
 
   
WSP completes pioneering Major Road Network study on the A45
 
 Wsp.com     2017-09-05 kl. 18:48     641 words
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The study recommends the implementation of a pilot scheme that would improve transport capacity and journey times on the A45 in order to support this potential growth.

WSP has been involved in many high profile UK projects including the Shard, Crossrail, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Manchester Metrolink, M1 Smart Motorway, the re-development of London Bridge Station, and the London Olympic & Paralympic...
 
   
Pyeongchang 2018 claim confident of selling out Winter Paralympics despite disappointing Olympic ticket sales
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-05 kl. 18:47     536 words
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Pyeongchang 2018 President Lee Hee-beom has promised they will continue to stage various promotional activities in an attempt to achieve its ticket sales target of 280,000 for next year’s Winter Paralympic Games.

Pyeongchang 2018 claim confident of selling out Winter Paralympics despite disappointing Olympic ticket sales.... Pyeongchang 2018 President Lee Hee-beom has promised they will continue to stage various promotional activities in an attempt to achieve its ticket sales target of 280,000 for next year’s Winter Paralympic...

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Iranian Paralympians honoured
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-05 kl. 18:26     256 words
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More than 100 Games medallists from past 29 years recognised at televised ceremony The achievements of Iran’s Paralympic athletes have been honoured at a special event in the city of Masshad.

Iranian Paralympians honoured.... More than 100 Games medallists from past 29 years recognised at televised ceremony The achievements of Iran’s Paralympic athletes have been honoured at a special event in the city of Masshad.145 medallists from Paralympic...
 
   
‘Dancing with the Stars’ cast announcement on September 6: Here’s what we already know
 
 Gold Derby     2017-09-05 kl. 18:26     378 words
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Radio Disney/ABC Season 25 of “ Dancing with the Stars ” is quickly approaching.

Paralympian swimmer Victoria Arlen , Emmy nominated “Malcolm in the Middle” actor Frankie Muniz , “Shark Tank” star Barbara Corcoran , and violinist Lindsey Stirling .
 
   
Colfox student off to national championships
 
 ViewNews.co.uk     2017-09-05 kl. 18:22     357 words
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A SIR John Colfox Academy student has been selected to compete in national school games in athletics. Olivia Wilmore will be part of the athletics squad in the 2017 School Games National Finals.

Paralympic champions Hannah Cockroft, Ellie Simmonds and Jonnie Peacock, Olympic champion Adam Peaty, heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson and GB sprinter Adam Gemili.
 
   
Shuker eager to build on recent success as US Open approaches
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-09-05 kl. 18:16     544 words
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59 minutes ago Fresh from victory at the US Open USTA Championships Super Series, Lucy Shuker heads to New York for the final Grand Slam of the season with only one thing on her mind – a maiden major title.

hunting ground for two-time Paralympic bronze medallist Shuker, with the 37-year-old yet to make the final in either the singles or the doubles at Flushing Meadows.
 
   
400 New Swim Jobs You Might Love
 
 SwimSwam     2017-09-05 kl. 18:05     7297 words
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By on SwimSwam If you don’t like the career you’re in, you might want to work in the swimming community and be a part of our big swimming family! Go here to see 1087 Swim Jobs .

FULL TIME ASSISTANT HEAD COACH Wichita Swim Club was formed in 1954 and has seen swimmers selected to US Olympic teams, the US Paralympic team, as well as many USA International teams.
 
   
Where you can see the Queen’s Baton on its North Wales adventure this week
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-09-05 kl. 18:03     100 words
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The Queen’s Baton is nearing North Wales ahead of the quadrennial Commonwealth Games. The baton which carries a message from the Queen will be carried through the region on Thursday, as part of its 388 day journey to Australia.

Taking part will be sporting stars including Tae Kwon Do double Olympic champion Jade Jones, Paralympian Beverley Jones, Commonwealth Badminton athletes Caroline...
 
   
Where you can see the Queen's Baton on its North Wales adventure this week
 
 Daily Post     2017-09-05 kl. 17:53     612 words
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16:20, 5 SEP 2017 The Queen's Baton is nearing North Wales ahead of the quadrennial Commonwealth Games.

Taking part will be sporting stars including Tae Kwon Do double Olympic champion Jade Jones, Paralympian Beverley Jones, Commonwealth Badminton athletes Caroline Harvey and Daniel Font and Junior Commonwealth swimming athlete Elena Morgan.
 
   
Cheshunt boy facing blindness, 9, races with world champion
 
 Hertfordshire Mercury     2017-09-05 kl. 17:52     422 words
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Narbeh_M Posted: September 05, 2017 A young racing enthusiast battling blindness is making the most of his eyesight before his driving dreams are ended.

His message was that he can overcome the physical problem, and he pointed to the example set by Paralympic sprinter and gold medallist Libby Clegg, who also has Stargardt.
 
   
IPC all set for sweeping changes at Assembly in Abu Dhabi
 
 Gulf News     2017-09-05 kl. 17:18     1151 words
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Al Hameli eyeing second term as member at large Abu Dhabi: Mohammad Fadel Al Hameli, chairman of the UAE Disabled Sports Federation, hopes to be re-elected for the International Paralympic Committee’s membership seat for the second term running.

Mohammad Fadel Al Hameli, chairman of the UAE Disabled Sports Federation, hopes to be re-elected for the International Paralympic Committee’s membership seat for the second term running.The elections are being held at the 18th International

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IPC Increases the Quota of Paratriathlon Athletes for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
 
 Around The Rings     2017-09-05 kl. 17:17     407 words
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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced today the medal events program and athlete quotas for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

IPC Increases the Quota of Paratriathlon Athletes for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.... The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced today the medal events program and athlete quotas for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.The decision followed a...

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Hoyer Lauds IPC Decision – Around the Rings (subscription)
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2017-09-05 kl. 17:17     59 words
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Hoyer Lauds IPC Decision Around the Rings (subscription) Speaking after yesterday’s announcement by the International Paralympic Committee of the

Hoyer Lauds IPC Decision Around the Rings (subscription) Speaking after yesterday’s announcement by the International Paralympic Committee of the. ...Tokyo 2020 Paralympic medal-event programme (including quotas for all sports ), Høyer said: “I
 
   
Who should be August’s Allianz Athlete of the Month?
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-05 kl. 17:15     375 words
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Two newly-crowned canoe world champions head the nominations The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has revealed the shortlist for the Allianz Athlete of the Month for August, and the public can now vote for the winner on www.paralympic.org .

Who should be August’s Allianz Athlete of the Month?Two newly-crowned canoe world champions head the nominations The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has revealed the shortlist for the Allianz Athlete of the Month for August, and the public
 
   
Woman left paralysed from the waist down after severe case of 'the bends' in a freak diving accident becomes a record-breaking para-triathlon champion
 
 Mail On Sunday     2017-09-05 kl. 17:15     885 words
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Unity Blott For Mailonline 15:07 BST, 5 September 2017

After that, she has her sights firmly set on qualifying for the Tokyo Paralympic Games in 2020 – by which point she will be aged 55.

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England North crowned School Games Champion 2017
 
 British Wheelchair Basketball     2017-09-05 kl. 17:07     481 words
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This weekend the North claimed the 2017 School Games wheelchair basketball title following a hard fought battle against reigning champions England Central. The squad brought home the gold medal returning it to the North for the first time since 2013.

Both teams coached by GB squad past and present, with GB Paralympian Anna Jackson coaching the Welsh side and GB Junior World Champion James McSorley Head Coach of the Northern Ireland team....delivers a proper Paralympics feel really with the...

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Para archer Zahra Nemati has Olympic dreams once again
 
 Tehran Times     2017-09-05 kl. 16:57     233 words
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Iranian para archer Zahra Nemati is determined to participate in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics once again. Nemati is the first Iranian woman to win an Olympic or Paralympic gold medal at London 2012.

Nemati is the first Iranian woman to win an Olympic or Paralympic gold medal at London 2012.She also made history by securing a spot for Iran not only at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, but Olympics as well. “My goal is to make the Olympic team for

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'Dancing with the Stars' news: Cheryl Burke partners with NFL star Terrell Owens
 
 Blasting News United States     2017-09-05 kl. 16:24     530 words
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The " # Dancing With The Stars " season 25 cast reveal will take place on September 6 but, so far, two couples have been revealed early. On Tuesday morning, pro Cheryl Burke's partner, ex-NFL player, #Terrell Owens , was revealed on " Good Morning America.

News) are the following celebrities and athletes — former Paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen, Disney Channel's Jordan Fisher; "Malcolm in the Middle" star Frankie Muniz; former NBA player Derek Fisher; 98 Degrees singer Nick Lachey and his wife,
 
   
BBC bosses insist they are ‘delighted' with Big Family Cooking Showdown judges amid rumours two hosts face the AXE following disappointing ratings
 
 Daily Mail     2017-09-05 kl. 16:17     699 words
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The BBC has rubbished claims that they are planning to axe Rosemary Shrager and Giorgio Locatelli from The Big Family Cooking Showdown following poor ratings.

When catch-up figures were included, the number climbed to 6.5million – the largest audience for Channel 4 since the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games.

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2017 Pangkor dialogue to open on Sept 11
 
 The Sun Daily     2017-09-05 kl. 16:07     335 words
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IPOH: The fourth Pangkor Dialogue 2017 (PD 2017) organised by Institut Darul Ridzuan (IDR) will be held over two days from Sept 11 at Hotel Casuarina @ Meru, here to discuss issues relating to socio-economic development and sustainability.

Jamil Mahuat Witt and Singapore paralympian Dr William Tan.
 
   
USC's blind long snapper gives us the first great highlight of the college football season
 
 AOL.com     2017-09-05 kl. 15:55     357 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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Great North CityGames: Jonnie Peacock to face rival Richard Browne in Gateshead
 
 NewsR.in     2017-09-05 kl. 15:55     22 words
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Double Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock will race against rival Richard Browne in the T44 100m at the Great North CityGames on Saturday.

Double Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock will race against rival Richard Browne in the T44 100m at the Great North CityGames on Saturday.

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DWTS Terrell Owens to Compete on ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Season 25
 
 US Weekly Online     2017-09-05 kl. 15:52     316 words
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Terrell Owens has been revealed as the latest celebrity who will compete for the coveted Mirrorball trophy on Dancing With the Stars season 25. Dancing With the Stars' Hottest Hookups!

As previously reported, Owens will compete against Property Brothers ’ Drew Scott , former NBA star Derek Fisher , actor-singer Jordan Fisher, Nick and Vanessa Lachey, violinist Lindsey Stirling , Frankie Muniz and former paralympic swimmer

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Winter Games NZ: 5 things we learned
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-05 kl. 15:48     450 words
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Takeaways from the Para snowboard season opener While we are only one competition into the winter sports season, there is enough to take away from the Audi quattro Winter Games NZ.

Not only did this officially open the winter season, but it’s also the start of the road to qualification for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in March.... While the first competition might be training for many, Minor and Badenhorst know their potential and would want to begin the Paralympic...
 
   
August's record breakers
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-05 kl. 15:48     301 words
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Teenage talents set new standards at Nottwil 2017 Senior Para athletes around the world may have taken advantage of a post-London 2017 holiday in recent weeks, enjoying some well-deserved time off the track.

Mahlangu a shaved 0.10 seconds off the previous 100m T42 mark set by Germany's two-time Paralympic champion Heinrich Popow four years ago with his time of 12.01 seconds.
 
   
Stuntman Stu returns to MAJIC 100!
 
 Star 96 - iHeartRadio     2017-09-05 kl. 15:42     165 words
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After 18 months away, Bell Media welcomes “Stuntman Stu” back to MAJIC 100. Stu Schwartz, the morning co-host of Majic 100 and the announcer for the Ottawa Sens, has openly shared his struggle of battling leukemia.

Since then he’s been an auctioneer, a chef, announcer at the Olympics and Paralympics games and Diamond Jubilee medal women.
 
   
Hollywood support for Commonwealth Games bid
 
 What's On in Birmingham     2017-09-05 kl. 15:39     537 words
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Hollywood stars Julie Walters and David Harewood are joining with over 60 top sports stars to back Birmingham’s bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

I love the crowd and I remember competing here as a youngster.” Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE, 11 x Paralympic Champion and Crossbench Peer in the House of Lords: “I think the Commonwealth Games should come to Birmingham.
 
   
8 Olympians to lead PH team in ASEAN Para Games
 
 HT Syndication     2017-09-05 kl. 15:34     134 words
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The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Manila, Sept. 5 -- Eight Olympians will banner Team Philippines in the 9th ASEAN Para Games that will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on September 17-23.

Manila, Sept. 5 -- Eight Olympians will banner Team Philippines in the 9th ASEAN Para Games that will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on September 17-23.According to the Philippine Paralympic Committee (PPC), table tennis player Josephine Medina, a...
 
   
Terrell Owens Joins DWTS Season 25
 
 UK E Online     2017-09-05 kl. 15:28     743 words
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Terrell Owens is going Dancing . The footballer is making a go for the mirrorball trophy on Dancing With the Stars season 25 with returning pro dancer Cheryl Burke . The pair made their debut on the Tuesday, Sept.

Victoria Arlen The former Paralympic swimmer-turned-ESPN personality will compete in season 25, sources tell E!... After 10 years in a wheelchair, she learned how to speak, eat and move all over again, eventually going on to deliver a world record-breaking performance at the 2012 Summer Paralympics...

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Montréal's 375th anniversary - Last Montréal Avudo show performed to...
 
 Canada NewsWire     2017-09-05 kl. 15:21     704 words
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MONTRÉAL, Sept. 1, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - At 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 2 , Montréal Avudo , the spectacular immersive show, will come to an end after 149 sold-out performances.

ceremony of the Sochi Paralympic Games, different operas in London , Toronto , Saint Petersburg and Naples ( L'Amour de loin, Aïda, Requiem de Verdi, Pagliacci, Carmen ), collaborations with the Cirque du Soleil ( Corteo, Luzia ), with the Cirque
 
   
Peacock faces rival Browne in Gateshead
 
 BBC     2017-09-05 kl. 15:17     210 words
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Double Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock will face rival Richard Browne in the T44 100m at the Great North CityGames in Newcastle on Saturday. American Browne missed the 2016 Paralympic Games and 2017 IPC World Championships because of injury.

Double Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock will face rival Richard Browne in the T44 100m at the Great North CityGames in Newcastle on Saturday.... American Browne missed the 2016 Paralympic Games and 2017 IPC World Championships because of injury.It will...

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Shri Ashwini Choubey inaugurates Synmposium on ‘Life after Spinal Cord Injury’
 
 Press Information Bureau     2017-09-05 kl. 15:14     200 words
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Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Hon’ble Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare inaugurated the Symposium on ‘Life after Spinal Cord Injury’ on the occasion of World Spinal Cord Injury Day at the AIIMS Trauma Centre, here today.

The Minister also congratulated the doctors of the Trauma Centre and the Paralympic Committee of athlete of India for organizing the Symposium. ***.

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Societal marketing: awkward no more – ‘disability has never had it so good’
 
 The Global Marketing Alliance     2017-09-05 kl. 15:07     1998 words
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Advertising with a social consciousness – putting human welfare above profits – has gathered momentum, with societal marketing becoming mainstream.

The Paralympic Games in London was a watershed moment for disability.... It was the first Paralympic Games to capture the attention of both a national and global audience.... Last year saw Rio host another successful Paralympic Games.
 
   
Ziyad Ready To Bag Fourth Consecutive APG Gold
 
 Bernama     2017-09-05 kl. 15:02     192 words
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KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 5 (Bernama) -- National paralympian, Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli is confident of claiming the gold in men's shot putt F20 (learning disability) for the fourth consecutive time at the 9th ASEAN Para Games (APG) starting from Sept 17 to 23.

National paralympian, Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli is confident of claiming the gold in men's shot putt F20 (learning disability) for the fourth consecutive time at the 9th ASEAN Para Games (APG) starting from Sept 17 to 23.Even though he is the para
 
   
Super Sophia is a UK School Games National Finals golden girl
 
 Stratford Observer     2017-09-05 kl. 15:00     540 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 UK 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.
 
   
Natural Balance® Pet Specialty Food Brand Teams up with Paralympian in Honor of National Guide Dog Month
 
 WTOL-TV     2017-09-05 kl. 14:58     448 words
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SOURCE J.M. Smucker Company Premium pet food brand has donated $6 million to guide dog schools throughout North America ORRVILLE, Ohio At age 13, Danelle Umstead "My relationship with Aziza is truly special.

Natural Balance® Pet Specialty Food Brand Teams up with Paralympian in Honor of National Guide Dog Month.... View original content with multimedia:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/natural-balance-pet-specialty-food-brand-teams-up-with-paralympian...

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ITU Honorary President, Les McDonald, dies at 84 years of age
 
 Around The Rings     2017-09-05 kl. 14:27     1256 words
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It is with great sadness that ITU has learned of the death of our Honorary President, Les McDonald. He died on September 4 in Vancouver (Canada), at 84 years of age.

Paratriathlon was accepted into the Paralympic Games in 2010 and will make its Paralympic debut in Rio 2016.

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BWF Delighted Badminton Awarded 14 Events At 2020 Paralympics
 
 Bernama     2017-09-05 kl. 14:24     175 words
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KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 5 (Bernama) -- The Badminton World Federation (BWF) president Poul-Erik Hoyer Larsen is delighted that badminton has been awarded 14 medal events for its debut in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games.

BWF Delighted Badminton Awarded 14 Events At 2020 Paralympics.... The Badminton World Federation (BWF) president Poul-Erik Hoyer Larsen is delighted that badminton has been awarded 14 medal events for its debut in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games.He was...

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Natural Balance® Pet Specialty Food Brand Teams up with Paralympian in Honor of National Guide Dog Month
 
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Premium pet food brand has donated $6 million to guide dog schools throughout North

Natural Balance® Pet Specialty Food Brand Teams up with Paralympian in Honor of National Guide Dog Month.

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Natural Balance® Pet Specialty Food Brand Teams up with Paralympian in Honor of National Guide Dog Month
 
 WorldNetDaily     2017-09-05 kl. 14:09     777 words
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ORRVILLE, Ohio , Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As a longtime supporter of guide dog schools and founder of National Guide Dog Month, the Natural

Natural Balance® Pet Specialty Food Brand Teams up with Paralympian in Honor of National Guide Dog Month.... To shine a light on one of these remarkable stories, the Natural Balance pet specialty food brand is working with vision-impaired alpine skier and three-time Paralympic...

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Meghan Markle opens up about relationship with Prince Harry: 'We're in love'
 
 Today.com     2017-09-05 kl. 13:05     501 words
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Actress Meghan Markle opens up publicly for the first time about her year-long relationship with Prince Harry, whom she repeatedly refers to as “my boyfriend” in a new Vanity Fair article.

According to the article, the couple met in July 2016 at a charity event for Harry’s Invictus Games , a Paralympic-style competition he created for wounded veterans.

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Documents reveal Rio 2016 targeted Africa before awarded Olympic and Paralympic Games
 
 Fastnewsuk.org     2017-09-05 kl. 13:01     670 words
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Rio police say thin blue line breaking after 100th death The documentation, published by the Sportlight Agency following a freedom of information

Documents reveal Rio 2016 targeted Africa before awarded Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Jebel Sifah to bring back thrilling XDubai Spartan Race
 
 TTG Middle East & North Africa     2017-09-05 kl. 12:57     256 words
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Oman’s Jebel Sifah has announced the return of the highly popular XDubai Spartan Race, which is scheduled to kick off on November 24, 2017.

open to disabled athletes, with Jebel Sifah looking forward to welcoming special needs participants to this year’s edition of the race.

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Brazilian and French investigators search house of Rio 2016 President Nuzman as part of vote-buying probe
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-05 kl. 12:54     243 words
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Brazilian Federal police working alongside French investigators have searched the house of Carlos Nuzman today as part of an investigation into the bidding process for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Brazilian Federal police working alongside French investigators have searched the house of Carlos Nuzman today as part of an investigation into the bidding process for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.Nuzman, President of both the Bid and

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Narita Airport gets ‘design restrooms’ ahead...
 
 The Japan News     2017-09-05 kl. 12:35     485 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun CHIBA — Restrooms with sophisticated interior designs and functionality have been introduced in Narita Airport.

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, Narita International Airport Corp.

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Teesside super six among the medals at prestigious School Games National Finals
 
 Gazette Live     2017-09-05 kl. 12:27     1077 words
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Magnificent performance from homegrown athletes at major UK competition

The 18-year-old made headlines in August as she won 200m and long jump gold and 100m bronze for Great Britain at the first-ever International Paralympic Committee World Junior Championships, in Switzerland....added. “My main aim is to play in the Paralympics...
 
   
Construction of £1.7million 'revolutionary' cycling performance centre is on track
 
 Evesham Observer     2017-09-05 kl. 12:21     312 words
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CONSTRUCTION of the £1.7million Cycling Performance Centre at The Valley is on schedule as the next stage of the project begins.

Due to open in early 2018, the Performance Centre is being designed so it can be used by cyclists and triathletes of all levels, from Olympic, Paralympic and Tour De France Champions to weekend leisure riders.
 
   
PyeongChang 2018: Paralympics curriculum launched
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-05 kl. 12:18     410 words
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South Korean schools introduce Winter Games education programme Students across South Korea are getting the chance to learn all about the

PyeongChang 2018: Paralympics curriculum launched.... South Korean schools introduce Winter Games education programme Students across South Korea are getting the chance to learn all about the. ...upcoming Paralympic Winter Games in the country thanks to the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic...
 
   
Sport : Para ASEAN Athletics Squad Targets 40 Gold Medals
 
 Enews.Shafaqna.com     2017-09-05 kl. 12:11     15 words
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KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 5 (Bernama) -- The Malaysian paralympic athletics squad targets 40 gold medals

The Malaysian paralympic athletics squad targets 40 gold medals. ...ou.
 
   
Hellner om OS-oron: "Klart man funderar"
 
 Ystads Allehanda Plus     2017-09-05 kl. 12:09     418 words
 
Säkerhetsläget inför OS i Sydkorea är inte förhöjt trots de ökade spänningarna på Koreahalvön, säger SOK. Men världsläget skapar viss oro bland svenska idrottare.

OS i Pyeongchang hålls den 9-25 februari och följs av Paralympics den 9-18 mars.

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The storytelling behind automotive brand partnerships
 
 The Drum     2017-09-05 kl. 12:07     1007 words
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James Myers 05 September 2017 10:35am There are few industries facing as much disruption as the auto industry. With the rise of connected cars, a shift towards shared mobility and advancements in autonomous and electrified vehicles, most car industry leaders believe the sector is poised for more change in the next few years than it has seen in the last 50.

One of the most counterintuitive brand partnerships from recent years, which used a clever content and storytelling strategy, was Nissan's sponsorship of the British Olympic Association and British Paralympics Association.

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No hard feelings! Mary Berry PRAISES 'brilliant' new Bake Off series (and gushes that her successor Prue Leith 'knows her stuff')
 
 Daily Mail     2017-09-05 kl. 12:05     652 words
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Unity Blott For Mailonline 10:25 BST, 5 September 2017

When catch-up figures were included, the number climbed to 6.5million – the largest audience for Channel 4 since the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games.

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Mail On Sunday (web)
 
   
IPC announce nominees for Paralympic Sport Awards to reward Rio 2016 heroes
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-05 kl. 11:58     732 words
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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced the shortlists for the 2017 Paralympic Sports Awards, which recognise the achievements from last year's Paralympic Games.

IPC announce nominees for Paralympic Sport Awards to reward Rio 2016 heroes.... The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced the shortlists for the 2017 Paralympic Sports Awards, which recognise the achievements from last year's Paralympic...

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Inside The Games (web)
 
   
Prince Harry told to 'wipe his feet' by daughter of Army veteran
 
 Toggle     2017-09-05 kl. 11:57     371 words
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Prince Harry was told to "wipe his feet" by the five-year-old daughter of an Army veteran before entering their family home on Monday (04.09.17).

However, the flame-haired hunk - who set up the Paralympic-style multi-sport event in 2014 - encouraged him to continue training and he took on the advice.

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GAZ : designed a tourist coach for FIFA World Cup
 
 4 Traders     2017-09-05 kl. 11:57     358 words
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GAZ Group introduces a new version of the touristic coach Cruise in the course of the COMTRANS/17 International Commercial Vehicle Auto Show.

Coaches Cruise, on the basis of which this new version has been developed, were involved in transport service for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi.
 
   
Para ASEAN Athletics Squad Targets 40 Gold Medals
 
 Bernama     2017-09-05 kl. 11:56     145 words
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KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 5 (Bernama) -- The Malaysian paralympic athletics squad targets 40 gold medals out of 133 events to be contested in the 9th ASEAN Para Games which will take place here from Sept 17 to 23.

The Malaysian paralympic athletics squad targets 40 gold medals out of 133 events to be contested in the 9th ASEAN Para Games which will take place here from Sept 17 to 23.Team manager, Mohd Zarrawi Ravi Abdullah said the athletics camp, comprising

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The Malaysian Times (web) - New Straits Times (web) - Malaysia MSN (web)
 
   
Arcanum News: Irt’s kick off time in Arcanum
 
 Darke County Daily Advocate     2017-09-05 kl. 11:21     918 words
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The Arcanum Alumni Advisory Committee invites you to help them “Kick Off” their first fundraiser for the 2018 Scholarship Fund.

for 35 years as a legislative and advocacy consultant; and Blake Haxton, a lawyer and a Paralympic rower, as well as a former OOD Commissioner.
 
   
Rebekah Keat: There’s Another Chapter After Sport
 
 Trizone     2017-09-05 kl. 11:04     2583 words
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“All of a sudden, I found it really hard to breathe,” Nic Beveridge, one of Australia’s best paratriathletes told Trizone. “It was term three and I was in year 12.

Confined to his bed with nothing to motivate him to recover, Beveridge watched hours of TV day after day and the London Olympics happened to be on. “I’d never watched the Paralympic Games before.... The huge importance of this transformation isn’t lost on Beveridge either. “I’m a sentimental type, so the fact Bill and I both went to Rio together with the sport’s Paralympic...
 
   
Paralympic Orders to be presented
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-05 kl. 10:59     537 words
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DePace, Nielsen and Masson to receive Movement’s highest honour The Paralympic Order , the highest accolade anyone connected with the Paralympic

Paralympic Orders to be presented.... DePace, Nielsen and Masson to receive Movement’s highest honour The Paralympic Order , the highest accolade anyone connected with the Paralympic. ...Movement can achieve, will be awarded to Paul DePace, Karl Vilhelm...

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Being at disabled regatta is like winning gold medal, says Paralympic champion
 
 Henley Standard     2017-09-05 kl. 10:57     568 words
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PARALYMPIC rowing champion Helene Raynsford was the guest of honour at the eighth annual Henley Regatta for the Disabled — and even had a go at commentating.

Being at disabled regatta is like winning gold medal, says Paralympic champion.... PARALYMPIC rowing champion Helene Raynsford was the guest of honour at the eighth annual Henley Regatta for the Disabled — and even had a go at commentating.Hundreds of...

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Henley Standard (web)
 
   
More than half of celebs on this year's Strictly Come Dancing have dance experience – we expose the EIGHT who've had lessons
 
 The Sun     2017-09-05 kl. 10:21     667 words
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Gemma Atkinson, Alexandra Burke, Mollie King and several others have dance backgrounds

But as far as ballroom and Latin go, I couldn't even say what dance is what.” THE Good Morning Britain host hopes pals Susanna Reid and Kate Garraway can help, but said: “I don't know if they can remember their moves.” THE Paralympian is used