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Västers BTK laddar för ny säsong
 
 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2017-09-11 kl. 08:30     234 words
 
Västers BTK förbereder för en ny säsong i division 1. Och i både division 1-laget och i klubben i stort finns nyheter att presentera. Västers BTK:s division 1-lag har i år bytt serie. Från division 1 Södra till division 1 Västra.

Västers BTK har dock gjort en "riktig" värvning i form av paraspelaren Robert Andersson, med meriter från Paralympics i Atlanta 1996. -
 
   
SPORT & AFFÄRERS KOMMUNRANKING 2017 - HÄR ÄR DE NOMINERADE KOMMUNERNA
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-09-11 kl. 01:33     404 words
 
Pressmeddelande * Sep 11, 2017 01:33 CEST För elfte året i rad analyserar Sport & Affärer årets främsta idrottskommuner.

Breddlistan fokuserar på kommunernas framgångar att använda idrott som verktyg för integration och jämställdhet liksom tillgång till träningslokaler för ungdoms, motions och handikappidrott, men också utbyggnad av spontanidrottsplatser.

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Missing arm doesn’t dampen athlete’s spirit
 
 Grand Junction Daily Sentinel     2017-09-11 kl. 08:37     611 words
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Omar Bermejo, a former paralympian and United States Marine, competed in the Desert’s Edge Triathlon on Sunday.

Omar Bermejo, a former paralympian and United States Marine, competed in the Desert’s Edge Triathlon on Sunday.By Dale Shrull Sunday, September 10, 2017 When Omar Bermejo crossed the finish line, there was a natural double-take from many people
 
   
Västers BTK laddar för ny säsong
 
 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2017-09-11 kl. 08:30     234 words
 
Västers BTK förbereder för en ny säsong i division 1. Och i både division 1-laget och i klubben i stort finns nyheter att presentera. Västers BTK:s division 1-lag har i år bytt serie. Från division 1 Södra till division 1 Västra.

Västers BTK har dock gjort en "riktig" värvning i form av paraspelaren Robert Andersson, med meriter från Paralympics i Atlanta 1996. -
 
   
Wheeling from milestone to milestone: Theresa Goh
 
 Active SG     2017-09-11 kl. 08:27     843 words
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Rebecca Ling One of the most recognisable local athletes around,  Theresa Goh doesn't need much introduction: she's a 2016 Rio Paralympics bronze

Theresa Goh. Rebecca Ling One of the most recognisable local athletes around,  Theresa Goh doesn't need much introduction: she's a 2016 Rio Paralympics bronze. ...medallist, she consistently bags gold medals from each edition of the ASEAN Para Games...
 
   
'Dancing With the Stars' is latest second chance for Paralympian
 
 Union Leader     2017-09-11 kl. 08:12     578 words
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EXETER — Victoria Arlen had many dark moments that could have forced her to give up, but she was determined to get out of her wheelchair and walk again.

'Dancing With the Stars' is latest second chance for Paralympian.... A former Paralympic gold medalist swimmer and ESPN reporter, the 22-year-old Exeter woman will team up with two-time Mirrorball champion Valentin “Val” Chmerkovskiy when the new season...
 
   
Hackney lead the way on timber building
 
 Green Building Magazine     2017-09-11 kl. 08:01     442 words
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Editor September 10, 2017September 10, 2017 Hackney Council, the first local authority in England to actively promote timber construction in its planning policy has recently been showcasing its achievements in the field and are also offering guided tours of the latest in a long line of successful timber builds in the borough.

Councillor Guy Nicholson, Cabinet Member for Regeneration and the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, said at the time:“Timber construction is changing the face of sustainable development, with the industry increasingly recognising the aesthetic
 
   
Being a Professional Triathlete – All cards are on the table
 
 Trizone     2017-09-11 kl. 07:49     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...
 
   
Michellie Jones has a two-pronged World Championship attack for Rotterdam
 
 Trizone     2017-09-11 kl. 07:49     784 words
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There is no stopping the 47-year-old Californian-based Hall of Famer who will again act as the guide for her vision impaired Paralympic champion Katie Kelly, who won historic gold in Rio last year.

There is no stopping the 47-year-old Californian-based Hall of Famer who will again act as the guide for her vision impaired Paralympic...

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Trizone (web)
 
   
Asian Indoor: Bahrain’s Taekwondo team eyes glory
 
 DT News is Bahrain's     2017-09-11 kl. 07:49     318 words
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Manama : Bahrain’s national Taekwondo team has stepped up their preparations ahead of the Fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, to be held in Ashgabat, in Turkmenistan.

Unique in the Central Asian region, the complex boasts of over 30 structures, which also includes 15 competition venues, an Athletes Village and a Paralympic Rehabilitation Medical Centre.
 
   
Victims of gun violence pay a lifelong price
 
 KPC News     2017-09-11 kl. 07:15     1617 words
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In 2011, Aaron Murray bought his first gun at a sporting goods store — a .40-caliber Beretta pistol. He and his wife were fixing up a foreclosed home in a tough neighborhood in the northern suburbs of St. Louis, and he wanted to protect himself.

Louis. In the fall, he helps run a wheelchair basketball team for the Disabled Athlete Sports Association. “It’s sad to think how much my life changed and everything.
 
   
Papa Diack dismisses claims he helped fix Rio 2016 games
 
 Infotrustng.com     2017-09-11 kl. 07:02     387 words
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Papa Massata Diack Papa Massata Diack has strongly denied the allegations that he was involved in fixing the location of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games to Rio de Janeiro as “the biggest lie in the history of world sport”.

Papa Massata Diack Papa Massata Diack has strongly denied the allegations that he was involved in fixing the location of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games to Rio de Janeiro as “the biggest lie in the history of world sport”.The comments by

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Sui realises her ambition to represent Australia
 
 Manning River Times     2017-09-11 kl. 06:28     820 words
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Sui to compete in Australia as a Para Equestrian grade four rider under her physical disability TAREE’S Sui Watts will be Australia’s first representative in INAS Para Equestrian competitions. The 25-year-old has been riding since she was four.

Inspired by equestrian events at the 2000 Sydney Paralympics, Sui decided that she wanted to one day represent Australia in dressage. “This opportunity to represent Australia has been 17 years in the making, ever since we took Sui to watch the
 
   
Veteran Coach To Bring Experience To Para-Swimming NextGen
 
 SwimSwam     2017-09-11 kl. 05:58     504 words
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By on SwimSwam Swimming Canada is expanding its Paralympic program staff with the hiring of Michel Berube as the new NextGen & Pathways Coach, Para-swimming.

By on SwimSwam Swimming Canada is expanding its Paralympic...
 
   
5 Things to Know About the 2017 World Championships
 
 U.S. Soccer Federation     2017-09-11 kl. 05:41     851 words
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As the U.S. Paralympic National Soccer Team kicks off the 2017 IFCPF CP Football World Championships on Monday, Sept. 11 in San Luis, Argentina, here are five things you should know about the team’s biggest competition since last summer’s Paralympics.

As the U.S. Paralympic National Soccer Team kicks off the 2017 IFCPF CP Football World Championships on Monday, Sept.... 11 in San Luis, Argentina, here are five things you should know about the team’s biggest competition since last summer’s Paralympics...
 
   
Australian Chef de Mission named Best Official at International Paralympic Awards
 
 EquestrianLife.com.au     2017-09-11 kl. 05:15     10 words
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“To be even considered for this award... is very humbling.

Australian Chef de Mission named Best Official at International Paralympic Awards. “To be even considered for this award... is very humbling.”.
 
   
Voss impressed with volleyball
 
 Fiji Times     2017-09-11 kl. 04:58     411 words
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THE 2016 Rio Paralympics Canadian sitting volleyball team member Felicia Voss was impressed with the talents on display during the Nadi International Airport Volleyball (NIAV) Festival at Prince Charles Park on Saturday.

THE 2016 Rio Paralympics Canadian sitting volleyball team member Felicia Voss was impressed with the talents on display during the Nadi International Airport Volleyball (NIAV) Festival at Prince Charles Park on Saturday.Voss who won a bronze medal
 
   
Marathon cancellation leaves a shameful black mark
 
 Berita Daily     2017-09-11 kl. 04:58     813 words
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The last-minute cancellation of Malaysia Marathon raises a few questions which must be answered by the Minister of Tourism and the Minister of Youth

Understandably, the minister has been busy with the 29th Kuala Lumpur SEA games and now, with the Paralympic games which starts on Sept 17, 2017.
 
   
Chin Kiat wants BAM to appeal for men’s doubles to be included
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-09-11 kl. 04:36     368 words
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KUALA LUMPUR: National coach Moe Chin Kiat (pic) was one of the happiest men when the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) decided to include badminton in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics. But his joy was short-lived.

KUALA LUMPUR: National coach Moe Chin Kiat (pic) was one of the happiest men when the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) decided to include badminton in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.... He hopes the BWF will then convey their displeasure to the IPC. “I’ve waited so long for badminton to be included in the Paralympics...
 
   
NZer Kale named to world Paralympic role
 
 Yahoo! News Australia     2017-09-11 kl. 03:32     19 words
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Former New Zealand paralympian Duane Kale has been appointed to one of the world's most powerful Paralympic roles.

NZer Kale named to world Paralympic role.... Former New Zealand paralympian Duane Kale has been appointed to one of the world's most powerful Paralympic roles.
 
   
Kuala Lumpur plays host to Asia Pacific edition of biannual International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare
 
 MIMS     2017-09-11 kl. 03:27     2105 words
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Last month, Kuala Lumpur hosted the Asia Pacific edition of the 22nd biannual International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare, which is a collaborative event by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and the British Medical Journal (BMJ).

Saving the best for the last, the forum closed with a keynote session by Dr William Tan, a neuroscientist, medical doctor from Harvard University, world record holder and Paralympian from Singapore.
 
   
Trauner soldiers on
 
 Sudbury Star     2017-09-11 kl. 03:19     1062 words
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Injured paratrooper to compete at Invictus Games in rowing and cycling Every morning, Mike Trauner wakes up to war.

The activity has fed both his confidence and ambition. Trauner is now talking about competing in the Paralympic Games, and possibly trying his hand at politics.
 
   
Saratoga para rowers have Worlds in their hands
 
 Times Union     2017-09-11 kl. 03:06     977 words
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Hailing from different coasts, rowers find each other in sync Photo: SKIP DICKSTEIN, Albany Times Union Image 1of/4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 Buy

Goodkind, who competed in the Rio Paralympics, was searching for a new partner to compete with.
 
   
Duane Kale elected VP of International Paralympic Committee
 
 Voxy.co.nz     2017-09-11 kl. 02:52     535 words
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The new International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board was elected on Friday (8 September) at the 18th IPC General Assembly in Abu Dhabi, UAE, with New Zealand’s Duane Kale elected as Vice President of the IPC.

Duane Kale elected VP of International Paralympic Committee.... The new International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board was elected on Friday (8 September) at the 18th IPC General Assembly in Abu Dhabi, UAE, with New Zealand’s Duane Kale elected as Vice President of the IPC.Kale, three-time Paralympic...

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Coates seeking to switch IOC status in bid to remain member until 2024
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-11 kl. 02:17     519 words
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John Coates is taking a major step towards extending his International Olympic Committee (IOC) membership by applying to be an "individual" member.

If he had not been successful in this vote, he would have immediately lost his membership in the same way that Sir Philip Craven did this week when vacating his position as President of the International Paralympic Committee.

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Bank of Kigali dominate Inter-Bank Games
 
 Rwanda New Times     2017-09-11 kl. 01:53     455 words
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Sunday: Finals Basketball BK 53-35 BPR Volleyball BK 3-2 Ecobank Football BK 5-0 BNR Bank of Kigali dominated the first edition of Inter-Bank

The BK basketball team led by Rwandan international Lionel Hakizimana defeated BPR 53-35 in the final played at the Rwanda National Paralympic Committee gymnasium at Amahoro Stadium.

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Vékássy appointed secretary general of Hungarian Olympic Committee
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-11 kl. 01:44     265 words
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Balint Vékássy has been appointed secretary general of the Hungarian Olympic Committee (MOB) following a recommendation from President Krisztián Kulcsár.

Balint Vékássy will serve under MOB President Krisztián Kulcsár ©Wikipedia It comes just months after the Hungarian capital Budapest's bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games collapsed.  Their effort to secure the Games was abandoned in
 
   
Paris 2024 promise a "transparent" Olympics following bidding controversies
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-11 kl. 01:38     482 words
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Nick Butler Sunday, 10 September 2017 Paris 2024 bid leaders insist their "transparent" bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games can help repair the reputation of the Olympic Movement following recent corruption scandals.

Nick Butler Sunday, 10 September 2017 Paris 2024 bid leaders insist their "transparent" bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games can help repair the reputation of the Olympic Movement following recent corruption scandals.Bid Committee chairman
 
   
PyeongChang 2018 Unveils Paralympic Torch And Torchbearer Uniform
 
 Snow Industry News     2017-09-11 kl. 01:06     748 words
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PyeongChang 2018 has set another milestone in its countdown towards the upcoming Paralympic Games by unveiling the Paralympic Torch and torch bearer uniform in addition to announcing the eight-day route and torch bearer nomination plan.

PyeongChang 2018 Unveils Paralympic Torch And Torchbearer Uniform.... PyeongChang 2018 has set another milestone in its countdown towards the upcoming Paralympic Games by unveiling the Paralympic Torch and torch bearer uniform in addition to announcing...
 
   
Exclusive: Sheikh Ahmed set to miss IOC Session in Lima to travel to Turkmenistan instead
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-11 kl. 00:48     627 words
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Sheikh Ahmed Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah is set to miss the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session, due to start here on Wednesday (September 13), insidethegames understands.

Paralympic Games. insidethegames has been told that Sheikh Ahmed's reason for not coming here is not connected to an inquiry in the United States linking him to allegations of fraud....Paralympic Games.   South Korea's Kun-Hee Lee and the Emir of Qatar,...

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Blind hiking group conquers the Grouse Grind
 
 CTV News     2017-09-10 kl. 23:58     305 words
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Nine kids who are blind or visually impaired summited the Grouse Grind on Sunday with help from mentors and guides.

Marsolais says it's one of the most physically and mentally challenging things she's ever done—and she's competed in the Paralympics.
 
   
Norfolk star Alfie Hewett’s US open debut ends with two finals, and one crown
 
 EDP 24     2017-09-10 kl. 22:22     110 words
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It was revenge of sorts for Houdet who, with fellow Frenchman Nicolas Peifer, succumbed to the Hewett-Reid partnership in Saturday’s doubles.

The quartet have developed quite a rivalry within the game, with the Brits having won both of their last two Wimbledon final encounters, but the French prevailing at Roland Garros and the Rio Paralympics final last year.Chris Lakey.

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Focus on hope and abilities at spinal cord injury awareness event
 
 My Newsroom.co.za     2017-09-10 kl. 21:53     763 words
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Hospital event celebrates achievements of past patients Hundreds of people sustain spinal cord injuries each year in South Africa and while these

She is now working towards her dream of representing South Africa at the 2020 Paralympics. “All I am saying is that life after a spinal cord injury is not easy, you’ll have more obstacles than you had before but that doesn’t mean that you need
 
   
LIVE: AIMS Games Day 2
 
 Sun Live     2017-09-10 kl. 21:32     144 words
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Dawn has broken on the Day 2 of the Anchor AIMS Games. The TVNZ Breakfast crew is down at Waipuna Park kicking off an action packed day. Today will see the Performance Group finals at ASB Arena. This consists of cheerleading at 11.

Emirates Team NZ sailors Andy Maloney and Josh Junior will be present at sailing today and Paralympian Mary Fisher will present at start of swimming heats.
 
   
Los Angeles 2028 chairman congratulates Parsons on IPC election victory
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-10 kl. 21:13     403 words
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Los Angeles 2028 chairman Casey Wasserman has congratulated Andrew Parsons on his election as President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

Los Angeles 2028 chairman Casey Wasserman has congratulated Andrew Parsons on his election as President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).Parsons was confirmed as the successor to Sir Philip Craven after he claimed an opening-round

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Inside The Games (web)
 
   
Parsons elected International Paralympic Committee President
 
 ZwemZa     2017-09-10 kl. 21:00     1042 words
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Tags Parsons elected International Paralympic Committee President by ZwemZa on September 10th, 2017 Andrew Parsons has been elected as the new

Parsons elected International Paralympic Committee President.... Tags Parsons elected International Paralympic Committee President by ZwemZa on September 10th, 2017 Andrew Parsons has been elected as the new. ...President of the International Paralympic...
 
   
Paris puts best foot forward at AIMS
 
 Sun Live     2017-09-10 kl. 20:57     519 words
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Paris Carroll didn't need two shoes to win gold in her Anchor AIMS Games cross country race – she was triumphant in just one shoe and one muddy, sodden and now very treasured sock.

Amongst the animated crowd were Olympic goodwill ambassador Nikki Hamblin and Paralympic swimming sensation Mary Fisher, who greeted competitors at the finish line of the inaugural AIMS Games Parasport cross country event.
 
   
Thousands attend AIMS Games opening
 
 Sun Live     2017-09-10 kl. 20:57     398 words
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Paralympian swim-star Mary Fisher bounced her backstroke gold medal in one hand, held her cane in the other and told 5000 intermediate-age athletes to chase the unparalleled excitement of achieving their sporting goals.

Paralympian swim-star Mary Fisher bounced her backstroke gold medal in one hand, held her cane in the other and told 5000 intermediate-age athletes to chase the unparalleled excitement of achieving their sporting goals.“Get the job done,” she
 
   
Prince Harry Looking Slender As Engagement Rumors Continue
 
 Inquisitr     2017-09-10 kl. 20:55     412 words
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Prince Harry was recently spotted walking around wearing sweats and a T-shirt, looking rather slim, according to TMZ .

Markle is expected to attend the Invictus Games on September 23, in Toronto, Canada, with her man, who is responsible for starting the “Paralympic-style multi-sport event.” Prince Harry and @meghanmarkle are due to make their first official
 
   
Four inspirational women share their empowering stories from changing the law to setting up a charity for kids with rare genetic disorders
 
 Irish Sun     2017-09-10 kl. 20:35     1259 words
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These mums know all too well the emotional turmoil that comes with giving birth to a child with rare conditions EVERY year, some 30,000 babies in the UK are born with a genetic disorder.

to Jeans for Genes for giving us a grant that enabled us to hold this year’s Inclusive Skating for Genes British Championships. “I have been invited to speak to the International Paralympic Committee later this month on why Inclusive Skating

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Iran's Siamand Rahman Wins 2017 Paralympic Sport Award
 
 Payvand Iran News     2017-09-10 kl. 20:02     181 words
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09/10/17 Source: Tasnim News Agency Iranian power-lifter Siamand Rahman has won the best male award at the 2017 Paralympic Sport Awards held in Abu Dhabi's National Exhibition Center on Thursday.

Iran's Siamand Rahman Wins 2017 Paralympic Sport Award.... 09/10/17 Source: Tasnim News Agency Iranian power-lifter Siamand Rahman has won the best male award at the 2017 Paralympic Sport Awards held in Abu Dhabi's National Exhibition Center on...
 
   
World Shooting Para Sport extend SIUS partnership to include Para trap
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-10 kl. 19:13     262 words
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World Shooting Para Sport have expanded their partnership with electronic scoring systems provider SIUS to include Para trap.

"The inclusion of para trap is a positive step forward to grow and enhance the shooting sports.” Para trap was approved as an official discipline by the International Paralympic Committee Governing Board in May.

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Hewett wins all-British wheelchair men's singles semi-final at US Open
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-10 kl. 18:14     339 words
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Great Britain's Alfie Hewett defeated fellow countryman Gordon Reid to reach the final of the wheelchair men's singles competition at the US Open.

Alfie Hewett then teamed up with Gordon Reid, pictured, to win the men's doubles title © Rio 2016 Paralympic doubles silver medallists Buis and De Groot then paired up to win the women's doubles event.

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Cerebral Palsy footballer face a tough battle in 7-aside
 
 Sports247.my     2017-09-10 kl. 17:26     320 words
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  Some impressive results in friendly matches plus the “guts and determination” to succeed has given the Malaysian Cerebral Palsy Football Association hope of at least reaching the final in the 9th  Asean Para Games in Kuala Lumpur.

Paralympic Sports Complex in Kampung Pandan and did not participate in any international tournaments.

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Al Hamli re-elected to IPC Board
 
 Dotemirates.com     2017-09-10 kl. 16:28     273 words
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ABU DHABI, 8th September, 2017 (WAM) -- Mohammed Fadhil Al Hamli, Chairman of United Arab Emirates Paralympics Committee, has been re-elected as a

Mohammed Fadhil Al Hamli, Chairman of United Arab Emirates Paralympics Committee, has been re-elected as a. ...member of the Board of the International Paralympic...
 
   
Indian shuttlers win eight medals at Japan Para-Badminton International
 
 Sportskeeda.com     2017-09-10 kl. 15:51     471 words
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The haul consisted of two gold, three silver and three bronze medals.

With para-badminton added to the list of events for the Paralympic Games from 2020 onwards, these are great signs for our nations shuttlers as they prepare for what promises to be a historic event three years in the future.
 
   
TVNZ and Attitude Pictures to broadcast Para-sport in New Zealand until 2020
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-10 kl. 15:22     332 words
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TVNZ and Attitude Pictures have extended their media partnership with the International Paralympic Committee to broadcast Para-sport in New Zealand until 2020.

TVNZ and Attitude Pictures have extended their media partnership with the International Paralympic Committee to broadcast Para-sport in New Zealand until 2020.The new broadcast deal builds on last year’s partnership and will include the

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Inside The Games (web)
 
   
Frith aiming for gold at World Archery Para Championships
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-09-10 kl. 15:16     539 words
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3 hours ago When Jo Frith volunteered at London 2012, little did she know it would be the start of her own Paralympic journey.

3 hours ago When Jo Frith volunteered at London 2012, little did she know it would be the start of her own Paralympic journey.Fast forward four years and she was on the podium herself, winning mixed team compound gold and individual compound silver
 
   
Strictly Come Dancing beats X Factor in the ratings war
 
 Mail Online UK     2017-09-10 kl. 14:53     845 words
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The famously glitzy show launched on Saturday night, with the full series set to kick off on September 23.

Comedian Susan Calman broke down into tears after being placed with her 'dream' partner Kevin Clifton, as first Paralympic contestant Jonnie Peacock was paired with Oti Mabuse, who made it to the final last year with Danny Mac.

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Martin Perry may have been born with only one fully formed limb but it's the tattoo on it that sticks out most
 
 Daily Record     2017-09-10 kl. 13:51     262 words
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Below a Scotland flag that appears to have torn through the skin of his right leg is the word disability with the first three letters scored out.

Ranked in the world’s top 20 for his class he is now preparing for a medal push at the European Championships in Slovenia in two weeks and is and on track for a Paralympic Games debut at Tokyo 2020.

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Three Russian players test positive for meldonium at Under-19 European Handball Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-10 kl. 13:37     350 words
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The European Handball Federation (EHF) has announced that three Russian players failed drugs tests at the Women's Under-19 European Championships in Slovenia last month.

Paralympic Games in Sochi.  Meldonium was only prohibited by WADA on January 1, 2016.

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Sporting stars wow at Great North CityGames
 
 Hartlepool Mail     2017-09-10 kl. 13:25     34 words
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Reporter Saturday 09 September 2017 Gold medal-winning Paralympic sprinter Jonnie Peacock was among those competing in the CityGames, which have become a regular fixture on Great North Run weekend.

Reporter Saturday 09 September 2017 Gold medal-winning Paralympic sprinter Jonnie Peacock was among those competing in the CityGames, which have become a regular fixture on Great North Run weekend.184177 62943 209596 66129.
 
   
Royal air force (RAF) ‘Red Arrows’ fly past in association with sunseeker
 
 The World of Yachts & Boats Magazine     2017-09-10 kl. 13:24     375 words
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Britain’s biggest boat builder, Sunseeker International, is delighted to support the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows’ overseas tour this autumn.

and London Olympics and Paralympics, the GREAT Britain campaign can now be seen in 144 countries worldwide.
 
   
Iranian para archers to attend World C’ships in Beijing
 
 Mehr News     2017-09-10 kl. 12:56     146 words
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The 2017 World Para and VI Championships will be conducted in Beijing, China from the 12th September to 17th September 2017.

Para archery was the first sport where wheelchair athletes had organized competition and was one of the original Paralympic sports at Rome 1960.
 
   
Cumbrian wheelchair athlete wins Great North Run
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-09-10 kl. 12:24     102 words
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Cumbrian Paralympian Simon Lawson has won the elite men's wheelchair race at the Great North Run. It is the first time the 35-year-old, from Maryport, has clinched first place at the iconic half marathon.

Cumbrian Paralympian Simon Lawson has won the elite men's wheelchair race at the Great North Run.... Simon, who represented Britain at the 2016 Rio Paralympics, is a former British motorcross championship rider.

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Gauteng Sport Awards 2017 finalists shine
 
 GoXtra News     2017-09-10 kl. 11:54     1122 words
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This year’s celebration of the Province’s sporting stars is dedicated to the self-less legacy of struggle icon Oliver Reginald Tambo, who would have turned 100 in October.

This year’s celebration of the Province’s sporting stars is dedicated to the self-less legacy of struggle icon Oliver Reginald Tambo, who would have turned 100 in October.It is the year of ‘Unity in Action’ as we honour a man who fought hard for

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New wheelchair basketball event launched by IWA
 
 Dublin People     2017-09-10 kl. 11:49     392 words
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American basketball player Jerome Westbrooks, Irish Wheelchair Basketball player Jack Shannon Cole and Vadhusha Huril Roy, IWA volunteer, at the launch.

PHOTO: CONOR McCABE PHOTOGRAPHY TRANSITION Year students are to be given an opportunity to engage in a disability awareness programme and also experience a Paralympic sport.  Last week the first All-Ireland TY Wheelchair Basketball Championships,...

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Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Johnnie Peacock's partner revealed
 
 Cambridge News     2017-09-10 kl. 11:38     325 words
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Cambridge's very own double paralympian Johnnie Peacock has donned the sequins for his first appearance on Strictly Come Dancing.

Cambridge's very own double paralympian Johnnie Peacock has donned the sequins for his first appearance on Strictly Come Dancing.The 24-year old from Doddington, Cambridgeshire, will be the first disabled celebrity contestant to have the chance to
 
   
Charities are still waiting for the Lottery millions raided to build West Ham's new stadium
 
 The Guardian     2017-09-10 kl. 11:16     749 words
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The government has reneged on a pledge to refund £425m to charities after the Olympics, instead leasing the stadium to West Ham for a mere £2.

The story so far: back in 2007, the government raided millions from lottery funds to pay for the infrastructure of the London Olympic and Paralympic Games. in grants enabling charities to do vital work in communities.

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Mexico City 2017: Ihar Boki vs. Iaroslav Denysenko
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-10 kl. 11:11     263 words
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Belarus’ multi-Paralympic champion faces his biggest opponent at this year’s Worlds As we count down to the World Para Swimming World

Mexico City 2017: Ihar Boki vs. Iaroslav Denysenko. Belarus’ multi-Paralympic champion faces his biggest opponent at this year’s Worlds As we count down to the World Para Swimming World. ...Championships in Mexico City today (10 September) is the start...
 
   
Mexico City 2017: Latifat Tijani vs. Zoe Newson
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-10 kl. 11:11     224 words
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Both are hoping to win their first world title As we count down to the World Para Powerlifting World Championships in Mexico City today (10

China’s Paralympic champion Hu Dandan withdrawal from competing at Mexico City 2017 has paved the way for Nigeria’s Rio 2016 silver medallist Latifat Tijani and Great Britain’s double Paralympic bronze medallist Zoe Newson to fight for the
 
   
Farhan To Attend Asian Achievers Awards
 
 Asian Lite     2017-09-10 kl. 11:09     497 words
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Bollywood actor, producer, director and singer, Farhan Akhtar will be attending the 17 th  annual Asian Achievers Awards, tying in with the theme of this year’s event, which centres around the fields of Media, Art and Culture….

Patel MBE – Anti-Slavery International   Haseeb Hameed Sports Personality of the Year   Haseeb Hameed – England Cricketer Neethu Haridas – Footballer Sivakumar Ramasamy – Taekwondo Coach Tania Nadarajah – Paralympian   Business Person
 
   
Meghan Markle Will Make Her First Public Appearance With Prince Harry
 
 Grazia Daily     2017-09-10 kl. 11:09     309 words
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They spent three weeks on holiday in Africa last month . She confirmed in a recent interview 'We’re two people who are really happy and in love'.

Meghan is set to join the Prince later this month at the Invictus Games, the week-long Paralympic-style multi-sport event for war veterans, founded by Harry – held this year in Toronto, the city where actress Meghan films US legal drama, Suits .

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BBC coverage and start times as Mo Farah competes in the Great North Run
 
 TKUSNews.com     2017-09-10 kl. 10:50     458 words
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Media playback is not supported on this device Farah wins his third Great North Run title BBC Sport brings you live coverage as Britain’s Mo Farah bids for a record fourth Great North Run victory in a row on Sunday.

A host of British stars took home medals, including Paralympic gold medallist Jonnie Peacock who won the T44 100m sprint.
 
   
Academics release book on Japanese 'snack' pubs
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-09-10 kl. 10:26     273 words
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Koichi Taniguchi, professor at Tokyo Metropolitan University. (Mainichi) A group of academics has teamed up to write a book about Japan's unique "snack" pub culture.

With Tokyo's second Olympic and Paralympics on the horizon in 2020, Taniguchi dreams that "foreigners will be able to enter snack pubs in 2020 at ease, and that Japan will be able to send out the snack-pub message to the rest of the world."

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112.ua: Usyk wins over Huck
 
 KPNews.com     2017-09-10 kl. 09:48     116 words
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Sept. 08, 11:23 am Ukrinform: Usyk wants to unite all belts in Berlin Sept. 07, 7:47 pm UkrInform: Kateryna Kozlova reaches quarterfinals of Dalian Women’s Tennis Sept.

Pyeongchang 2018 – Russia remains banned from Winter Paralympics Sept.
 
   
Mancunian 'real figurehead' to lead UK Team at Toronto Invictus Games
 
 Mancunian Matters     2017-09-10 kl. 09:20     517 words
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Eight years ago, Mancunian Army veteran Bernie Broad wondered if he would ever walk again, now he is preparing to lead the UK Team at the Invictus Games, in Toronto.

these incredible athletes,” he added. “About two thirds of the team we’re bringing are new faces and it’s probably going to change their lives. “It’s going to be highly competitive, it might not be elite Paralympic-level sport, but the
 
   
‘I’ll make splash as teacher one day’ Golden girl Ellie’s sights set on future
 
 Daily Express     2017-09-10 kl. 09:17     403 words
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PARALYMPIC gold medallist Ellie Simmonds says she wants to raise a family and become a teacher when the time finally comes to hang up her towel.

PARALYMPIC...

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Narita Airport gets ‘design restrooms’ ahead of Tokyo Olympic Games
 
 Daily Republic     2017-09-10 kl. 09:12     486 words
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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., the operator of the airport, plans to introduce electronic warm-water bidet toilets with heated seats in 147 restrooms for travelers at the airport.
 
   
From Haseena Parker to Sanjay Dutt, 15 upcoming biopics to watch out for
 
 The Freepress Journal     2017-09-10 kl. 09:01     1601 words
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After action, romance, comedy, horror and crime, Bollywood is now investing and experimenting more on biographical dramas. Biopics are quite popular in Bollywood lately.

Paralympic silver medalist Deepa Malik to get her Bollywood biopic At a time in Bollywood when stories of real heroes are winning the hearts of audiences, it now appears that the first Indian woman to win a Paralympic medal – Deepa Malik, will