Retriever
   
Morning alert 13.09.2017

     
Click here to view this email in your browser
     
     
Your profiles
Handikappidrott, Sverige
Intl news
     
Handikappidrott, Sverige  
Aron Anderson: "Cancern är på ett sätt det bästa som hänt mig"
 
 Nyheter24     2017-09-13 kl. 08:51     160 words
 
Anne möter är serien där psykologen Anne Grefberg gästas av olika profiler i studion för att vända ut och in på olika händelser i deras liv och den här gången möter hon äventyraren Aron Anderson.

Förutom det ger Aron sina bästa inspirationstips och ger en känga åt föräldrar inom handikappidrotten som curlar sina barn på tok för mycket.
 
   
Nu kommer Wall of Fame till Lindesberg - och även lokala idrottsprofiler ska lyftas fram
 
 Nerikes Allehanda Premium     2017-09-13 kl. 06:00     443 words
 
Nu ska utställningen Wall of Fame visas i Lindesberg arena. Och en särskild del av utställningen ska då tillägnas lokala idrottsprofiler från Lindesbergsbygden.

Föredömet. Tog raka vägen mot världseliten och blev banbrytare för handikappidrotten.
 
   
Amputerade benet som elvaåring - nu är Anna världsunik: "Tycker om att göra saker som folk säger inte går"
 
 Sundsvalls Tidning Premium     2017-09-12 kl. 20:00     1496 words
 
Som elvaåring förlorade Anna Nordin sitt vänsterben. Nu är hon 41 år gammal och har en ryttarkarriär som många bara drömmer om. Hon är dessutom ensam i världen om att ha ridit två internationella mästerskap samma år - på samma häst.

Att rida paralympics vore en rolig grej att ha på meritlistan när man är pensionär, men jag vill sikta ännu högre.... Det låter kanske konstigt att säga så, men nivån i paralympics är inte riktigt lika svår som i "vanliga" OS och med den här hästen är...

  The news article is mentioned in 2 other sources
Östersunds-Posten Premium (web) - Länstidningen Östersund Premium (web)
 
   
Fia Fjelddahl historisk Nordisk Mästare
 
 Svenska Seglarförbundet     2017-09-12 kl. 14:14     250 words
 
I varierande vindar genomfördes i helgen det första Nordiska Mästerskapet i parasegling i Stockholm. Den historiska vinnaren på Baggensfjärden, blev svenska Fia Fjelddahl. Fia Fjelddahl, GKSS har en del rutin trots sina blott 18 år.

Fia Fjelddahl, GKSS har en del rutin trots sina blott 18 år.För ett år sedan var hon Sveriges enda seglare i Paralympics i Rio.... Bland deltagarna i NM fanns ytterligare en f.d. paralympisk deltagare, men även någon som seglade sin första regatta i...
 
   
Malmö nominerad till Sveriges främsta idrottskommun
 
 24 Malmö     2017-09-12 kl. 09:55     193 words
 
Malmö kommun har chans att vinna i flera kategorier. Tidningen Sport & Affärer utser för elfte året i rad Sveriges främsta idrottskommun.

Breddidrottskategorin fokuserar på hur stor bredd kommunen har inom idrotten, hur väl de använder idrotten för integration och jämställdhet och om det finns plats för handikappidrott.
 
   
Intl news  
Anti-bullying stalwart selected as Woman of the Year finalist
 
 The Press NZ     2017-09-13 kl. 07:46     711 words
thumbnail
 
Sticks 'n Stones co-founder and director Karla Sanders. A Central Otago anti-bullying stalwart who prefers to operate under radar has found herself in the national spotlight.

for new antibiotics. Sports: Fiona Allan, a driving force behind Paralympic sport in New Zealand for more than 10 years; New Zealand's leading triathlete Andrea Hewitt, who successfully competed in the Rio Games despite losing her fiancé not long...

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Southland Times (web)
 
   
Mikey aims to be back to health
 
 Shropshire Star     2017-09-13 kl. 07:24     342 words
thumbnail
 
Archer, Mikey Hall, has been in hospital for more than two months and is facing several more weeks before he can be discharged.

of June. However he says he is now aiming to compete in the Paralympic Games in three years time and is already using the gym at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.... Mikey, from St Martins near Oswestry, represented his country at the 2016 Rio Paralympic...
 
   
Sports Paralympiques : Des matériels du CBM pour les Championnats nationaux
 
 Afropages.fr     2017-09-13 kl. 07:23     64 words
thumbnail
 
A partir de demain et ce jusqu’à dimanche 17 septembre se déroulera au Gymnase de Mahamasina, les Championnats de Madagascar 2017. 160 para-sportifs issus de 12 ligues régionales sont attendus à Mahamasina pendant ces quatre jours.

Sports Paralympiques :...http://www.midi-madagasikara.mg/sports/2017/09/13/sports-paralympiques-des-materiels-du-cbm-pour-les-championnats-nationaux/ Précédent Suivant.
 
   
WiFi Rental Service, "Wi-Ho!(R)," Now Available for Travelers Visiting Japan from Australia and Canada
 
 Morningstar.com     2017-09-13 kl. 07:10     483 words
thumbnail
 
TOKYO , Sept. 13, 2017 /CNW/ -- - Connect to Internet in Hokkaido and Other Major Destinations; Unlimited Data Usage Plans Available - On September 13, 2017 , Telecom Square, Inc. started offering WiFi router rental service, "Wi-Ho!

(Logo: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/img/201709115499-O1-c1LB7ivc ) With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics approaching, the number of visitors to Japan is expected to rise.

  The news article is mentioned in 4 other sources
Benzinga.com (web) - TMC Net (web) - TickerTech.com (web) - Medianet (web)
 
   
Te Anau Tennis Invitational organiser 'working on' serving up world class exhibition doubles match
 
 stuff.co.nz     2017-09-13 kl. 07:07     556 words
thumbnail
 
A proposed world class exhibition doubles match featuring French Open champion Michael Venus, could be on the cards if Te Anau Tennis Invitational organiser Greg Sheppard gets his way.

NZ Paralympian Bryall McPherson will be an umpire at the tournament.Scott Donaldson.

  The news article is mentioned in 2 other sources
stuff.co.nz (web) - Southland Times (web)
 
   
WiFi Rental Service, Wi-Ho!(R), Now Available for Travelers Visiting Japan from Australia and Canada
 
 TMC Net     2017-09-13 kl. 07:07     481 words
thumbnail
 
WiFi Rental Service, "WiHo!(R)," Now Available for Travelers Visiting Japan from Australia and Canada TOKYO, Sept.

(Logo: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/img/201709115499O1c1LB7ivc) With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics approaching, the number of visitors to Japan is expected to rise.

  The news article is mentioned in 7 other sources
Markets Business Insider (web) - Customer Zone 360.com (web) - PR Newswire Asia (web) - Canada NewsWire (web) - Asia Net (web) - Asia Net (web) - Media Relations and Event Management (web)
 
   
New UK Sport chief Katherine Grainger meets funding losers
 
 The Scotsman     2017-09-13 kl. 07:04     717 words
thumbnail
 
Yet the pursuit of the solution to this eternal conundrum will, Katherine Grainger knows, frame her term as chair of UK Sport with the

cuts to a budget that has generated unprecedented levels of Olympic and Paralympic success loom over the horizon.... And the returns on each, she argued, may not be so linear as they appear. “Young people can be inspired by the Olympics and Paralympics to...

  The news article is mentioned in 2 other sources
The Scotsman (web) - Tokyo Daily News (web)
 
   
WADA clears 95 Russian athletes from McLaren report of doping charges — media
 
 Tass.ru     2017-09-13 kl. 06:46     221 words
thumbnail
 
MOSCOW, September 13. /TASS/. The international anti-doping authority, WADA, has closed its investigation against 95 Russian athletes mentioned in a

Part Two of the report, delivered in early December in London, suggested that more than 1,000 Russian athletes competing in summer, winter and Paralympic sports could have been involved in an alleged manipulation scheme to conceal positive doping

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Sputnik (web)
 
   
Russians offered hope for the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games
 
 Arabstoday.net     2017-09-13 kl. 06:36     278 words
thumbnail
 
Russian Paralympians have been granted special dispensation from a blanket doping ban to take part in 2018 Winter Games qualifiers as neutrals, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Wednesday.

Russians offered hope for the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games.... Russian Paralympians have been granted special dispensation from a blanket doping ban to take part in 2018 Winter Games qualifiers as neutrals, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC)...

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Arabstoday.net (web)
 
   
AIS program enhancing women’s sport and athlete development
 
 NetworkingWomen.com.au     2017-09-13 kl. 06:20     479 words
thumbnail
 
Australian Sports Commission (ASC) CEO Kate Palmer said athlete development, transition and growing women’s sport would continue to be key priorities

next 12 months. The athletes, from nine different sports, include Olympians, Paralympians, Commonwealth Games medalists, world champions and emerging talent. “Change The Game is such an important program because it meets two of the ASC’s key...
 
   
My son has a rare form of autism. Learning to surf helped save him
 
 Kentucky Messenger Inquirer     2017-09-13 kl. 05:59     1061 words
thumbnail
 
Our son, Dan, hit all of his early life milestones on time - walking, talking, playing and interacting - until he was 3, when worrying changes began to emerge. He started chewing the collars off his shirts, ripping them to shreds.

It wasn't graceful but Dan hoisted himself onto the wave jet board fitted with a special mechanism to help disabled athletes catch a wave.
 
   
Infrastructure debate ahead of vote on Olympic hosts
 
 New Civil Engineer     2017-09-13 kl. 05:45     39 words
thumbnail
 
13 September, 2017 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is today expected to vote for Paris to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024 and Los Angeles in 2028.

13 September, 2017 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is today expected to vote for Paris to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024 and Los Angeles in 2028.319331 153711 345176 356459 7035 text/html; charset=utf-8.
 
   
PREVIEW: PNT Looks to Continue Strong Start Against N. Ireland at World Championships
 
 U.S. Soccer Federation     2017-09-13 kl. 05:41     464 words
thumbnail
 
After defeating Australia 6-0 to open the 2017 IFCPF CP Football World Championships, the first-place U.S. Paralympic National Team will take on Northern Ireland in its second match of the group stage (3 p.m. ET, YouTube ).

Paralympic National Team will take on Northern Ireland in its second match of the group stage (3 p.m.... Sharp Names Paralympic National Team Roster for World Championships Matchday 1 did not go nearly as well for the Green and White Army.
 
   
Meghan Markle set to make official public appearance with Prince Harry: Report
 
 Jakarta Post     2017-09-13 kl. 05:20     246 words
thumbnail
 
The royal family seems to be making room for a new member: actress Meghan Markle, who has been dating Prince Harry since 2016. The “Suits” actress has formally met Prince Charles, father of the prince, and Duchess Camilla, reports the Daily Mail.

23 to 30. Prince Harry founded the paralympic sports event, which involves injured or sick armed services personnel.
 
   
Peruvian President Kuczynski Helps Open Lima IOC Session As Olympic Bids Set For Historic Day
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-09-13 kl. 05:05     533 words
thumbnail
 
Reporting from Lima Convention Center in Peru –  International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach alongside Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski opened the IOC Session in Lima Tuesday evening.

IOC Session Opening Ceremony Red Carpet (GamesBids Photo) Attending the red carpet event at Lima’s Gran Teatro Nacional del Perú were 85 IOC members along with delegations from the Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games bids
 
   
People are angry at ESPN's response to a host who called Trump a white supremacist
 
 Yahoo! Hong Kong     2017-09-13 kl. 04:53     358 words
thumbnail
 
Jamele Hill ?? (Jamele Hill (center), pictured with WNBA president Lisa Borders, Paralympic Snowboard Bronze Medalist Amy Purdy, ESPN sports reporter Kate Fagan and SVP, espnW and Women's Initiatives Laura Gentile.

Jamele Hill ?? (Jamele Hill (center), pictured with WNBA president Lisa Borders, Paralympic Snowboard Bronze Medalist Amy Purdy, ESPN sports reporter Kate Fagan and SVP, espnW and Women's Initiatives Laura Gentile.D Dipasupil/ for Advertising

  The news article is mentioned in 5 other sources
Z24 (web) - Dotemirates.com (web) - Business Insider Malaysia (web) - Yahoo! Finance (web) - DailyMagazine.News (web)
 
   
New IPC President Parsons has predicted Paris 2024 will be "unforgettable" Paralympics, French claim
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-13 kl. 04:27     392 words
thumbnail
 
Newly-elected International Paralympic Committee President (IPC) Andrew Parsons has already expressed his confidence in Paris' ability to host an "unforgettable" Games in 2024, it was claimed here today.

New IPC President Parsons has predicted Paris 2024 will be "unforgettable" Paralympics, French claim.... Newly-elected International Paralympic Committee President (IPC) Andrew Parsons has already expressed his confidence in Paris' ability to host an "unforgettable" Games in 2024, it was claimed here today.French Paralympic...

  The news article is mentioned in 2 other sources
Insidethegames.biz (web) - Inside The Games (web)
 
   
There is no plan B for Pyeongchang Games: IOC’s Bach
 
 One America News Network     2017-09-13 kl. 04:24     326 words
thumbnail
 
The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) Honorary Ambassador Kim Yuna looks at the Olympic mascot

IOC’s Bach. The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) Honorary Ambassador Kim Yuna looks at the Olympic mascot. ..."Soohorang" during the ceremony to mark a year to the 2018 PyeongChang Winter...
 
   
British Cycling appoints Paul Barratt as head of performance support team
 
 PressReleasePoint     2017-09-13 kl. 03:34     354 words
thumbnail
 
has today confirmed the appointment of Paul Barratt to the head of performance support team for the Great Britain Cycling Team.

the Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2008, I fully understand the performance support requirements of the Great Britain Cycling Team and I look forward to managing the alignment of our services to optimise performances in the buildup and
 
   
In The Irish News - Sep 13 1996: Olympic boxing heroes Damien Kelly and Brian Magee for Irish civic reception
 
 The Irish News     2017-09-13 kl. 03:15     561 words
thumbnail
 
IRELAND'S Olympic boxers in Atlanta, Damien Kelly and Brian Magee, along with their coach Michael Hawkins were among the guests at St Aidan's School in Belfast yesterday for the visit of Irish President, Mary Robinson.

An Taoiseach, John Bruton is holding the reception on Monday night in Dublin in honour of the Paralympic and Olympic teams that competed in the US during the summer.... Ireland's Paralympic competitors will also be at the Dublin Castle celebration,...
 
   
Protesters take to streets to demonstrate against Macron on eve of Paris 2024 confirmation
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-13 kl. 02:38     401 words
thumbnail
 
Nearly quarter-of-a-million protesters have taken to the streets across cities in France to demonstrate against President Emmanuel Macron's labour reforms on the eve of Paris being officially awarded the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games here.

Nearly quarter-of-a-million protesters have taken to the streets across cities in France to demonstrate against President Emmanuel Macron's labour reforms on the eve of Paris being officially awarded the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games here.In

  The news article is mentioned in 3 other sources
Inside The Games (web) - Insidethegames.biz (web) - Inside The Games (web)
 
   
Nine IOC members missing from vote on Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-13 kl. 02:37     540 words
thumbnail
 
Duncan Mackay Tuesday, 12 September 2017 There will be nine members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) missing when they meet here tomorrow to officially award the 2024 and 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games to Paris and Los Angeles.

Duncan Mackay Tuesday, 12 September 2017 There will be nine members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) missing when they meet here tomorrow to officially award the 2024 and 2028 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
College basketball tournament to debut at Olympic Training Center in 2018
 
 Colorado Springs Gazette     2017-09-13 kl. 02:19     605 words
thumbnail
 
| Colorado Springs Gazette, NewsThe Colorado Springs GazetteSave this content for laterSign in with GoogleSign in with FacebookCloseIncognito Mode

The unique element to this tournament is that the games will be held at the Olympic Training Center and the participating teams will be housed on site along with Olympic and Paralympic athletes.... Olympic and Paralympic presence is simply unparalleled,...

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
KKTV.com (web)
 
   
African sitting volleyball championship kicks off
 
 Rwanda New Times     2017-09-13 kl. 02:11     244 words
thumbnail
 
Today  Men  Morocco vs Kenya 10am Egypt vs DR Congo 12pm Rwanda vs South Africa 7pm Women   Egypt vs Kenya 2pm Rwanda vs DR Congo 

It was initially supposed to be hosted by Kenya in May but they turned down the hosting offer citing insufficient financial means after the government failed to support the country’s National Paralympic Committee.
 
   
PARALYMPICS NZ CONFIRM SIX NEW SWIM RECORDS.  
 
 Swimming New Zealand     2017-09-13 kl. 01:58     199 words
thumbnail
 
Six news records achieved at the recent South Island Swimming Championships have been confirmed by Paralympics New Zealand.

PARALYMPICS NZ CONFIRM SIX NEW SWIM RECORDS....  . Six news records achieved at the recent South Island Swimming Championships have been confirmed by Paralympics New Zealand.Jane Fox of Orca Swimming Club in Southland broke four New Zealand records for...
 
   
Athletes should not be disqualified only due to their nationality — FIS chief
 
 Tass.ru     2017-09-13 kl. 01:42     281 words
thumbnail
 
LIMA, September 12. /TASS/. Russian athletes should not be disqualified only because of their nationality, International Ski Federation (FIS) President Gian-Franco Kasper told TASS on Tuesday.

The report suggested that more than 1,000 Russian athletes competing in summer, winter and Paralympic sports could have been involved in an alleged manipulation scheme to conceal positive doping tests.
 
   
Breaking into the business of running
 
 Sports Insight     2017-09-13 kl. 01:34     753 words
thumbnail
 
Fiona Bugler reports on running brand 361?'s move into Europe New running brands have a tough job ahead of them if they’re to compete with the giants, but with the right people on board and a clear vision, it can be done.

361? was an official supporter of the 2016 Summer Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.
 
   
What's in your copy of The Star today? (Sept 13)
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-09-13 kl. 01:33     170 words
thumbnail
 
Your ideas, your budget More than 7,000 Malaysians have suggested what they want to see in Budget 2018. What are your top concerns? Turn to your main paper today!

Turn to your main paper today!It's time for our Paralympians to shine The Kuala Lumpur Asean Para Games begin this Sunday, and Malaysia is aiming to become the overall champions for the first time in 16 years.
 
   
2017 Invictus Games on the BBC
 
 BBC     2017-09-13 kl. 01:17     491 words
thumbnail
 
The Invictus Games Toronto 2017 programming is made by BBC Studios and begins on BBC One on Sunday 17 September with a 1x60 documentary Invictus: Battle To The Start Line, narrated by actress Carmen Ejogo (Selma).

Team GB Track and Field Paralympian Stef Reid and two times Invictus Games Gold Medallist Jaco van Gass.... Charlotte Moore, Director, Content says: “BBC One is once again proudly dedicating an entire week of coverage to the Invictus Games, bringing together an extraordinary team of Invictus Games and Paralympic...
 
   
Nine IOC members missing from vote on Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-13 kl. 01:08     186 words
thumbnail
 
There will be nine members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) missing when they meet here tomorrow to officially award the 2024 and 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games to Paris and Los Angeles.

There will be nine members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) missing when they meet here tomorrow to officially award the 2024 and 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games to Paris and Los Angeles.The missing members from the 131st IOC Session
 
   
2000 for volleyball festival
 
 Fiji Times     2017-09-13 kl. 00:20     58 words
thumbnail
 
THE Nadi International Airport Volleyball (NIAV) 2017 Festival was held at Prince Charles Park last Saturday.

for charity. The 2016 Rio Paralympics Canadian sitting volleyball team member Felicia Voss was the chief guest at the event.Zanzeer Singh.
 
   
U.S. Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Team Set To Have Collegiate Feel Through Athletes, Coaching Staff In PyeongChang
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-12 kl. 23:50     599 words
thumbnail
 
By Melissa Katz | Sept. 12, 2017, 5:08 p.m. (ET) Head coach Tony Granato of the Colorado Avalanche watches his team play against the New York Rangers at the Pepsi Center on Nov. 20, 2003 in Denver.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
British Para-rowers acclimatise to conditions ahead of Rio 2016
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-12 kl. 23:46     136 words
thumbnail
 
Dan Palmer Friday, 2 October 2015 Para-rowers from Great Britain have been getting an early feel for conditions in Rio ahead of next summer's Paralympics in the Brazilian city.

Dan Palmer Friday, 2 October 2015 Para-rowers from Great Britain have been getting an early feel for conditions in Rio ahead of next summer's Paralympics...
 
   
Australian Horrie among four nominess for World Rowing Para-rowing Crew of the Year
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-12 kl. 23:46     220 words
thumbnail
 
Liam Morgan Friday, 30 October 2015 Last year's World Rowing Para-rowing Crew of the Year Erik Horrie of Australia has been nominated for the 2015 award after he maintained his unbeaten run which stretches back to his silver medal at London 2012.

Ross, a silver medallist at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games, and Bellis will be bidding to be crowned World Rowing Para-rowing Crew of the Year for the second time after they achieved the feat in 2013.
 
   
Morris tops rankings at GB Rowing Team's Para-rowing assessment trials as road to Rio 2016 begins
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-12 kl. 23:46     219 words
thumbnail
 
Daniel Etchells Saturday, 14 November 2015 World silver medallist Rachel Morris topped the rankings at GB Rowing Team's Para-rowing assessment trials as the road to Rio 2016 begun.

Morris transferred from hand-cycling to rowing as recently as 2013, having won Paralympic gold at Beijing 2008 in her previous sport.... Today she topped a list which saw Laurence Whiteley, a world silver medallist in the trunk and arms double scull, come in second at 92.6 per cent of the predicted Paralympic...
 
   
British Para-dressage rider launches campaign against blindfold rule ahead of Rio 2016
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-12 kl. 23:43     277 words
thumbnail
 
Liam Morgan Thursday, 3 December 2015 British Para-dressage rider Verity Smith has launched a campaign to challenge an International Equestrian Federation (FEI) rule which states blind competitors must wear a blindfold at the Paralympic Games, claiming it is “debilitating” and affects her chances of success.

Liam Morgan Thursday, 3 December 2015 British Para-dressage rider Verity Smith has launched a campaign to challenge an International Equestrian Federation (FEI) rule which states blind competitors must wear a blindfold at the Paralympic Games,
 
   
Prince Edward congratulates Sochi 2014 British Paralympians at special reception
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-12 kl. 23:41     10 words
thumbnail
 
Gary Anderson Tuesday, 29 April 2014 276825 114949

Prince Edward congratulates Sochi 2014 British Paralympians at special reception.
 
   
Nominations deadline for IPC Paralympic Sports Awards just one week away
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-12 kl. 23:41     10 words
thumbnail
 
Daniel Etchells Friday, 20 February 2015 276825 114949

Nominations deadline for IPC Paralympic Sports Awards just one week away.
 
   
Italian teams for Vancouver to be vaccinated against swine flu
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-12 kl. 23:40     228 words
thumbnail
 
Duncan Mackay Friday, 30 October 2009 Giovanni Petrucci , the President of CONI, took the decision after meeting with Italian Deputy Health Minister Ferruccio Fazio.

Italy is set to take up to 350 athletes and officials to the Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Injured US troops to be sent to Paralympics for inspiration
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-12 kl. 23:40     254 words
thumbnail
 
Duncan Mackay Sunday, 27 December 2009 At least 35 veterans from the State with physical disabilities or visual impairments will be part of the delegation going to the Games, more if additional funds are raised.

Injured US troops to be sent to Paralympics for inspiration....would also qualify for the Paralympics based on their disabilities in the hope that it might inspire them to take up a sport for London 2012 or Sochi 2014.... Kulongoski had just returned from meetings on the 2010 Olympics, also in Vancouver, when he told her "not to forget the Paralympics...
 
   
Torch Relay to visit 11 communities before Vancouver Paralympics
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-12 kl. 23:40     268 words
thumbnail
 
Duncan Mackay Thursday, 5 November 2009 Vancouver 2010 revealed today that the relay will leave Ottawa and travel through celebration sites in Quebec City, an unnamed Central Canadian community, Victoria, Esquimalt, Squamish, Whistler, Lytton, Hope, Maple Ridge and Vancouver.

Torch Relay to visit 11 communities before Vancouver Paralympics.... Coca-Cola and RBC - both Olympic torch relay sponsors - will also sponsor the Paralympic torch relay, along with the British Columbia and Federal Governments.
 
   
Paralympic Media Awards for coverage of Sochi 2014 launched
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-12 kl. 23:40     80 words
thumbnail
 
Duncan Mackay Sunday, 12 July 2015 Nominations have been opened for the prestigious 2015 Paralympic Media Awards that will recognise coverage of Sochi 2014.

Paralympic Media Awards for coverage of Sochi 2014 launched.... Duncan Mackay Sunday, 12 July 2015 Nominations have been opened for the prestigious 2015 Paralympic Media Awards that will recognise coverage of Sochi 2014.The winners, for coverage of Athens...
 
   
Samsung accessibility map expanded in Russia as part of Sochi 2014 Paralympic legacy
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-12 kl. 23:40     10 words
thumbnail
 
Gary Anderson Thursday, 17 July 2014 276825 114949

Samsung accessibility map expanded in Russia as part of Sochi 2014 Paralympic legacy.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Inside The Games (web)
 
   
Canadian Sochi 2014 Paralympians' success recognised at sports awards ceremony
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-12 kl. 23:40     10 words
thumbnail
 
Daniel Etchells Friday, 19 September 2014 276825 114949

Canadian Sochi 2014 Paralympians' success recognised at sports awards ceremony.
 
   
Opening Ceremony performer and IPC President mark one year since Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympics
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-12 kl. 23:40     426 words
thumbnail
 
Nick Butler Sunday, 8 March 2015 Guleghina, also a world renowned soprano opera singer who performed on the ice breaker ship immediately after the Games were officially declared open, claimed the Paralympics "changed the overall point of view of the Russians".

Opening Ceremony performer and IPC President mark one year since Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympics.... Nick Butler Sunday, 8 March 2015 Guleghina, also a world renowned soprano opera singer who performed on the ice breaker ship immediately after the Games were officially declared open, claimed the Paralympics...
 
   
Exclusive: Team GB stockpile anti-swine flu drug for Vancouver 2010
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-12 kl. 23:39     221 words
thumbnail
 
Duncan Mackay Saturday, 31 October 2009 British competitors and officials heading for the Games, which open on February 12, are also set to be vaccinated against swine flu.

(CONI) said yesterday that it planned to immunise all 350 athletes and officials it planned to send to the Vancouver Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Vancouver 2010 announce plans for final phase of ticket sales
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-12 kl. 23:39     272 words
thumbnail
 
Duncan Mackay Tuesday, 3 November 2009 More than 100,000 tickets to all city events including gold medal hockey, curling, opening and closing and nightly victory ceremonies events will be available to the Canadian public on a first-come, first served basis.

served basis.Paralympic tickets for high-demand events such as the opening ceremony, ice sledge hockey and alpine skiing will also be available.... "The best winter athletes in the world will be here starting next February and the time to buy your Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Vancouver Olympic and Paralympic medals unveiled
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-12 kl. 23:39     610 words
thumbnail
 
Duncan Mackay Thursday, 15 October 2009 Square medals for the Paralympics were also unveiled.

Vancouver Olympic and Paralympic medals unveiled.... Duncan Mackay Thursday, 15 October 2009 Square medals for the Paralympics were also unveiled.Those feature elements of a raven.... A raven, she said, represents Paralympians rising above physical...
 
   
London Mayor plants final "Paralympic inspired tree" in new Olympic Park orchard
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-12 kl. 23:38     319 words
thumbnail
 
Daniel Etchells Thursday, 28 May 2015 London Mayor Boris Johnson has planted the final tree in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park's brand new orchard.

London Mayor plants final "Paralympic inspired tree" in new Olympic Park orchard....Britain's 34 gold medal winners at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.... The orchard, named after Stoke Mandeville - the birthplace of the Paralympic Movement, has officially...
 
   
Paralympic champions Weir, Christiansen and Hynd added to National Paralympic Day line-up
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-12 kl. 23:38     10 words
thumbnail
 
Gary Anderson Tuesday, 3 September 2013 276819 114949

Paralympic champions Weir, Christiansen and Hynd added to National Paralympic Day line-up.
 
   
London 2012 have boosted Paralympic sport, claims Princess Astrid
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-12 kl. 23:38     10 words
thumbnail
 
Nick Butler Tuesday, 8 October 2013 276819 114949 303263

London 2012 have boosted Paralympic sport, claims Princess Astrid.
 
   
Channel 4 boss admits covering London 2012 Paralympics was risk but it paid off
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-12 kl. 23:38     10 words
thumbnail
 
Gary Anderson Thursday, 5 June 2014 276819 114949 303263

Channel 4 boss admits covering London 2012 Paralympics was risk but it paid off.
 
   
London 2012 Paralympic Games to be commemorated by new area in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-12 kl. 23:38     10 words
thumbnail
 
Daniel Etchells Tuesday, 21 October 2014 276819 114949

London 2012 Paralympic Games to be commemorated by new area in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
 
   
Mayor presented with Paralympic Order for London 2012 contributions
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-12 kl. 23:38     8 words
thumbnail
 
Saturday, 7 September 2013 276819 114949 303263 198092

Mayor presented with Paralympic Order for London 2012 contributions.
 
   
US Equestrian Begins the Countdown to the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 on Native Soil
 
 Usef.org     2017-09-12 kl. 23:32     752 words
thumbnail
 
Lexington, Ky. –  The FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 (WEG), which take place Sept. 11-23, 2018, at the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) in Mill Spring, N.C.

evidence of the incredible bond, trust, and communication between horse and rider; a regular fixture at the Paralympic Games Eventing : a formidable combination of cross-country, jumping, and dressage; known as the triathlon of the equestrian world.
 
   
LA Landmarks Will Light Up as Olympic Bid Becomes Official
 
 NBC Los Angeles     2017-09-12 kl. 23:20     228 words
thumbnail
 
Iconic Los Angeles landmarks and buildings will be illuminated Tuesday and Wednesday night in anticipation of the expected announcement that the city will host the 2028 Summer Olympics.

"The nearly 50 landmarks and buildings glowing in LA 2028 colors show how excited our city and our country are to bring the Games back and underscore the spectacular setting that Los Angeles offers for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2028," LA

  The news article is mentioned in 3 other sources
Sports Features (web) - Around The Rings (web) - Around The Rings (web)
 
   
Adam Cracknell Among Dallas Stars That Participated In Sled Hockey Charity Game
 
 Yard Barker     2017-09-12 kl. 23:11     384 words
thumbnail
 
Over the weekend, the Dallas Stars and the Dallas Stars Foundation teamed up with the Southwest Wheelchair Athletic Association. Each year, the SWAA and the Dallas Sled Stars hold a sled hockey charity game to raise awareness and funds for the new season.

Lipsett is a 3-time Paralympic medalist (two gold and one bronze) and 2-time World Champion in para ice hockey.... Lipsett has decided to come out of retirement and has been training for the past 8 months with one goal in mind, to make the 2018 paralympic...
 
   
Athlete's Anger at Reality Show the Undateables
 
 HighBeam Research     2017-09-12 kl. 22:57     120 words
thumbnail
 
A SCOTS Paralympian has criticised producers of Channel 4 reality television programme The Undateables for asking her to help recruit disabled

A SCOTS Paralympian has criticised producers of Channel 4 reality television programme The Undateables for asking her to help recruit disabled. ...athletes to take part in the documentary series which follows people with "challenging conditions" as
 
   
4-Time Olympic Medalist David Boudia Announces Return To Diving, Eye On 2020 Olympics
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-12 kl. 22:05     584 words
thumbnail
 
By Karen Price | Sept. 12, 2017, 2:40 p.m. (ET) David Boudia poses for a portrait at Quixote Studios on Nov. 20, 2015 in Los Angeles.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “More importantly I just saw the amount of opportunity I had to go on a stage to speak, whether to a secular audience or a faith-based
 
   
Great British Bake Off 2017: Channel 4 respond to BACKLASH 'We need to be careful'
 
 Daily Express     2017-09-12 kl. 21:53     318 words
thumbnail
 
CHANNEL 4 have hit back at BBC fans of The Great British Bake Off who have complained that the show now features advertisement breaks.

"We saw it for example when we brought the Paralympics to Channel 4.

  The news article is mentioned in 2 other sources
Scottish Sunday Express (web) - Daily Express (web)
 
   
IFSS to support physically challenged through sports
 
 Awake Africa     2017-09-12 kl. 21:21     222 words
thumbnail
 
The International Federation of Skate Soccer (IFSS) has pledged their commitment to support physically challenged Ghanaians through sports especially skate soccer.

non-governmental organisation with an ultimate goal of supporting physically challenged individuals to play the game at the highest level and participate in the Paralympics.
 
   
Man who aids disabled athletes gets free trip
 
 Newsday     2017-09-12 kl. 21:00     389 words
thumbnail
 
A Lynbrook man who spends more than 40 hours a week running a sled hockey organization for Long Islanders with disabilities was honored in a new web show this week.

Man who aids disabled athletes gets free trip.
 
   
University celebrates honorary graduates at St Albans Cathedral
 
 University of Hertfordshire     2017-09-12 kl. 20:55     535 words
thumbnail
 
The University of Hertfordshire has shown its appreciation this week to fifteen pillars of the community, awarding them with an honorary doctorate for their outstanding contribution to society.

Mr David Henson MBE , the Invictus Games and Paralympic medal winner and graduate from the University, has been presented with a Fellowship in recognition of his services to sport and the community in Hertfordshire.
 
   
Team American Samoa sends athletes to Asia meet
 
 SamoaNews.com     2017-09-12 kl. 20:54     899 words
thumbnail
 
Seven local athletes have been selected to represent American Samoa for the first time ever, at the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games set to be held Sept.

venues, an Athletes Village (accommodation for all athletes and officials), and a Paralympic Rehabilitation Center, is quite unique because every sports venue and relevant facility will be within walking distance.
 
   
Strictly's AJ and Mollie King are all smiles while Ruth Langsford nurses sore ankle on first day of training
 
 Mirror.co.uk     2017-09-12 kl. 20:44     330 words
thumbnail
 
The latest batch of ballroom hopefuls bared all about their debut session for the show The Strictly stars got off to a flying start on their first day – or a crying start in the case of Ruth Langsford .

And she tweeted: “We are a match made in heaven!” Hollyoaks actress Gemma Atkinson , 32, and Aljaz Skorjanec, 27, were asking fans to help them find a team name, as were Oti Mabuse, 27, and Paralympian Jonnie Peacock, 24.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Daily Mirror (web)
 
   
Meet the Invictus Games’ top marketer
 
 Strategy Magazine     2017-09-12 kl. 20:35     505 words
thumbnail
 
It’s no easy feat to take on marketing for a major sporting event, but it’s arguably made a little easier with a royal in your corner.

Still, the Games – an international event where wounded or sick armed services members compete in Paralympic-style events – had some momentum on their side.
 
   
Jessica Tuomela and guide Ellen Pennock take on Paratriathlon World Championship in Rotterdam
 
 Triathlon Magazine Canada     2017-09-12 kl. 20:26     521 words
thumbnail
 
— By Marcia Jansen Jessica Tuomela was a successful swimmer in the past and made her debut in the triathlon last year.

Thirty-four-year-old Tuomela is a former swimmer from Ontario who competed three times at the Paralympics.... It’s not just about about swimming, biking and running fast, a lot comes down to communication.” Tuomela, who lost her eyesight by retinoblastoma at the age of three, competed at three Paralympics...

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Triathlon Magazine Canada (web)
 
   
Going Solo, Olympic Canoeist Devin McEwan Paddles Into New Era Of His Career
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-12 kl. 20:19     853 words
thumbnail
 
By Mike Miazga | Sept. 12, 2017, 12:47 p.m. (ET) Devin McEwan warms up for the men's C1 qualification of the ICF Canoe Slalom World Cup on June 23, 2017 in Augsburg, Germany.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “It’s definitely strange,” he said. “For me, I haven’t placed as well so far in singles.
 
   
The Week In Team USA Results: Sept. 6-11
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-12 kl. 20:19     376 words
thumbnail
 
By United States Olympic Committee | Sept. 12, 2017, 2:01 p.m. (ET) Maddie Mastro competes in the women’s halfpipe finals at the Winter Games NZ FIS Snowboard World Cup at Cardrona Alpine Resort on Sept. 8, 2017 in Cardrona, New Zealand.

Olympic and Paralympic family, and track Team USA athletes as they compete around the globe with a preview of upcoming events.
 
   
Amputerade benet som elvaåring - nu är Anna världsunik: "Tycker om att göra saker som folk säger inte går"
 
 Sundsvalls Tidning Premium     2017-09-12 kl. 20:00     1496 words
 
Som elvaåring förlorade Anna Nordin sitt vänsterben. Nu är hon 41 år gammal och har en ryttarkarriär som många bara drömmer om. Hon är dessutom ensam i världen om att ha ridit två internationella mästerskap samma år - på samma häst.

Att rida paralympics vore en rolig grej att ha på meritlistan när man är pensionär, men jag vill sikta ännu högre.... Det låter kanske konstigt att säga så, men nivån i paralympics är inte riktigt lika svår som i "vanliga" OS och med den här hästen är...

  The news article is mentioned in 2 other sources
Östersunds-Posten Premium (web) - Länstidningen Östersund Premium (web)
 
   
Child Injured In Torquay Crash
 
 The Breeze 107     2017-09-12 kl. 19:40     32 words
thumbnail
 
Audio Two world-leading disabled athletes, both with military backgrounds, have spoken exclusively to The Breeze to accuse a rowing world records website of discrimination - and changes are now being considered.

Audio Two world-leading disabled athletes, both with military backgrounds, have spoken exclusively to The Breeze to accuse a rowing world records website of discrimination - and changes are now being considered.
 
   
Who is Iwan Thomas? Celebrity Island 2017 castaway, Olympic medalist, TV personality and Strictly Come Dancing star
 
 Irish Sun     2017-09-12 kl. 19:16     418 words
thumbnail
 
Welshman will be tested on Bear Grylls' gritty outdoor TV series as he will be deserted with ten others in Panama IWAN THOMAS gets down and dirty in this year’s Celebrity Island, Bear Gryll’s survivor show.

The 43-year-old currently co-presents MotoGP on BT Sport and previously presented the Paralympics in Rio for Channel 4.
 
   
Marie Bochet: Best and worst memories
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-12 kl. 18:52     268 words
thumbnail
 
What stands out from last season for the 14-time world alpine skiing champion? France’s Marie Bochet is coming off three world titles and two silver medals from the 2017 World Championships.

France’s Marie Bochet is coming off three world titles and two silver medals from the 2017 World Championships.But it was a “complicated” year for the multi-World and Paralympic champion, who was recovering from a broken shin bone and did not
 
   
Al Hamli re-elected to IPC Board
 
 Arabstoday.net     2017-09-12 kl. 18:43     267 words
thumbnail
 
Mohammed Fadhil Al Hamli, Chairman of United Arab Emirates Paralympics Committee, has been re-elected as a member of the Board of the International

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...
 
   
15 incredible women who have become role models for us all
 
 Vogue India     2017-09-12 kl. 18:38     1774 words
thumbnail
 
They’ve fought patriarchy, tragedy, subservience, tradition, discrimination, taboos, bullying, shackles, boundaries, bigots and abuse.

At 45, she was the oldest member of our country’s Paralympic Games team.... Yet, since 2006, she has won 58 national gold medals, 18 international medals, holds 4 Limca book records and has one Arjuna award. She’s the only woman in India’s history to have won a medal in the Paralympics...
 
   
PH ready for ASEAN Para games
 
 Tempo     2017-09-12 kl. 18:35     179 words
thumbnail
 
The country’s differently-abled athletes leave today for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia confident of doing well in the 9th ASEAN Para Games.

Philippine Sports commissioners Celia Kiram and Arnold Agustin were among the well-wishers of the team along with newly-formed Paralympics Committee president Mike Barredo and vice president Tom Carrasco.
 
   
Three Russian cyclists sue WADA, investigator McLaren - coach (Yahoo Sports)
 
 Yahoo! Canada     2017-09-12 kl. 18:30     443 words
thumbnail
 
By MOSCOW (Reuters) - Three Russian cyclists are suing the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and investigator Richard McLaren over their exclusion from the Rio 2016 Olympics, their coach said on Tuesday.

Russia's athletics federation, Paralympic committee and anti-doping agency RUSADA remain suspended over the doping scandals, which have rattled Russian sport in the past two years.

  The news article is mentioned in 17 other sources
WKZO-AM (web) - WTAQ News Talk (web) - One America News Network (web) - WHBL (web) - Reuters (web) - KFGO News (web) - Reuters UK (web) - WSAU-AM (web) - Reuters (web) - Reuters Canada (web) - New York Daily News (web) - SRN News (web) - Morung Express (web) - The Gulf Today (web) - Special Broadcasting Service (web) - Firstpost.com (web) - Yahoo! India (web)
 
   
– Mint - Blain's Morning Porridge – September 11th 2017
 
 GlobalCustody.net     2017-09-12 kl. 18:16     942 words
thumbnail
 
For the avoidance of doubt – the Morning Porridge is market commentary, it is not investment advice… Today is the anniversary of 9/11.

paralympian.. let us know.
 
   
Paralympic gold medallist presents 106 youngsters from Havering youth clubs with prestigious Jack Petchey Awards
 
 Romford Recorder     2017-09-12 kl. 18:08     28 words
thumbnail
 
Nicola's School of Dance were one of Havering's Jack Petchey Award winners on Monday night at the Queen's Theatre in Hornchurch.

Paralympic gold medallist presents 106 youngsters from Havering youth clubs with prestigious Jack Petchey Awards.
 
   
The Undateables: Viewers heartbroken as Paralympian's date cancels on him – but fans were soon smiling again
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-09-12 kl. 18:06     77 words
thumbnail
 
The Undateables: Viewers were devastated as Souleyman Bah was cancelled on [Channel 4] The heartwarming The Undateables returned to Channel 4 on

The Undateables: Viewers heartbroken as Paralympian's date cancels on him – but fans were soon smiling again.... One of the singletons seeking the help of the dating agency was 18 year old Souleyman Bah, a young Paralympian suffering from a rare...
 
   
Television 'Dancing With the Stars' season 25 celebrity cast 'Dancing With the Stars' season 25 celebrity cast Frankie Muniz, Barbara Corcoran, Nick Lachey and more! Television 6 days ago
 
 WHAS 11     2017-09-12 kl. 17:40     992 words
thumbnail
 
."" type="text">Actor  Frankie Muniz , "Shark Tank" star Barbara Corcoran, former Paralympic athlete Victoria Arlen and WWE superstar Nikki Bella will be battling each other on the dance floor during  season 25 of "Dancing With the Stars .

Television 6 days ago. ."" type="text">Actor  Frankie Muniz , "Shark Tank" star Barbara Corcoran, former Paralympic athlete Victoria Arlen and WWE superstar Nikki Bella will be battling each other on the dance floor during  season 25 of "Dancing

  The news article is mentioned in 3 other sources
Inquisitr (web) - Inquisitr (web) - ABC Jimmy Kimmel Live (web)
 
   
Para athletes dream of Champions League glory
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-12 kl. 17:28     963 words
thumbnail
 
Three of Para sport’s biggest names share their passion for football Tonight (12 September) is a huge night in the European sporting calendar, as football’s elite clubs kick off this season’s Champions League.

I was invited following my participation at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games .... For Reds fan – and the world’s faster Paralympian -... For Paralympic fencing champion Beatrice Vio , it’s a welcome return to the competition. “I love football and I am a real...
 
   
Mexico City 2017: Lidiia Soloviova vs. Rehab Ahmed
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-12 kl. 17:28     223 words
thumbnail
 
Egyptian seeks to dethrone Ukraine’s three-time Paralympic champion Lidiia Soloviova may be the favourite in the women’s up to 50kg, but Rehab

Rehab Ahmed. Egyptian seeks to dethrone Ukraine’s three-time Paralympic champion Lidiia Soloviova may be the favourite in the women’s up to 50kg, but Rehab. ...Ahmed has already shown her credentials as a gold medal contender for the Mexico City 2017...
 
   
Mexico City 2017: Gustavo Sanchez vs. Darko Duric
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-12 kl. 17:28     267 words
thumbnail
 
Both are hoping to return to their glory days after missing podium in Rio After leaving Rio 2016 without a medal, both Gustavo Sanchez and Darko

Two-time Paralympic champion Sanchez believes this event on home soil can be the perfect medal opportunity for him.... At last year’s Paralympics, Duric finished fourth and Sanchez sixth in both events.... Nationality: Mexico. Age: 23 Duric: Nationality: Slovenia. Age: 28 PARALYMPIC...
 
   
Hewett wins all-British wheelchair men's singles semi-final at US Open
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-09-12 kl. 17:21     324 words
thumbnail
 
Max Winters Saturday, 9 September 2017 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.

Diede de Groot is also through after she prevailed in an all-Dutch match against Rio 2016 Paralympic doubles silver medallists Buis and De Groot then paired up to win the women's doubles event.
 
   
World Shooting Para Sport extend SIUS partnership to include Para trap
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-09-12 kl. 17:21     258 words
thumbnail
 
Michael Pavitt Sunday, 10 September 2017 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.
 
   
IOC admit votes may have been bought by Diack in Olympic Games bidding process
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-09-12 kl. 17:21     606 words
thumbnail
 
Liam Morgan Monday, 11 September 2017 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) for the first time publicly admitted today that votes for the Olympic and Paralympic Games may have been bought by Lamine Diack.

Liam Morgan Monday, 11 September 2017 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) for the first time publicly admitted today that votes for the Olympic and Paralympic Games may have been bought by Lamine Diack.In a statement following the first

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Irie FM (web)
 
   
Plastic kills - let's stop treating it like a normal part of modern life
 
 New Statesman     2017-09-12 kl. 17:20     622 words
thumbnail
 
British seafood eaters may ingest more than 10,000 pieces of plastic each year. A lot has changed since I first set up shop on the King’s Road more than 40 years ago.

At the 2012 London Paralympics Closing Ceremony I launched Climate Revolution – a campaign aimed at halting climate change.
 
   
TVNZ and Attitude Pictures to broadcast Para-sport in New Zealand until 2020
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-09-12 kl. 17:20     332 words
thumbnail
 
Max Winters Sunday, 10 September 2017 TVNZ and Attitude Pictures have extended their media partnership with the International Paralympic Committee to broadcast Para-sport in New Zealand until 2020.

Max Winters Sunday, 10 September 2017 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
 
   
United States win IWRF Americas title and seal World Championship spot
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-09-12 kl. 17:20     181 words
thumbnail
 
Dan Palmer Monday, 11 September 2017 United States triumphed at the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) Americas Championship by beating rivals Canada in the final.

Dan Palmer Monday, 11 September 2017 United States triumphed at the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) Americas Championship by beating rivals Canada in the final.The Paralympic silver medallists won the gold medal game 54-43 at the
 
   
IPF briefly suspends Russian champion powerlifter for ‘lucky’ Putin t-shirt podium stunt
 
 Russia Today     2017-09-12 kl. 17:09     382 words
thumbnail
 
:08 Russian powerlifter Vladimir Balinets has had his disqualification from competing by the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) for wearing a t-shirt with the image of Russian President Vladimir Putin rescinded.

Balinets also won silver at the 2012 Paralympics and bronze at the World Championships two years later.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
TravelWireNews (web)
 
   
Dallas Stars Daily Links: Burnside’s Burning Questions On The Blueline
 
 Yard Barker     2017-09-12 kl. 17:02     864 words
thumbnail
 
As Dallas Stars prepare for their 2017 training camp, we’re finding more bits and pieces of the line-up puzzle coach Ken Hitchcock has on the table. Digital correspondent Scott Burnside looks at five “burning questions” (get it?

Watch the action with Antoine Roussel , Adam Cracknell and Dan Hamhuis , plus gold-medal Paralympian Taylor Lipsett .
 
   
Touch of China in bid to win men’s goalball gold
 
 Sports247.my     2017-09-12 kl. 16:57     580 words
thumbnail
 
  Malaysia are ready to dethrone South East Asian goalball kingpins and defending champions Thailand in the men’s goalball in the 9th Asean Para Games in Kuala Lumpur.

To break Thailand’s dominance the Malaysian team was sent to China to train with the Chinese Paralympic teams.  “As hosts for this year’s Para Games we are aiming for the gold medal in the men’s competition. “The stint in China was worth
 
   
Wrenbridge Land National Company of the Year
 
 Palmer Capital     2017-09-12 kl. 16:35     359 words
thumbnail
 
There is now only 1 week to go until the EG Awards 2017, with Wrenbridge nominated for the National Company of the Year 2017 .

The venture has been led by Richard Arnold , who joined Wrenbridge off the back of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, where as part of the Olympic Delivery Authority, he was responsible for a number of the new venues including the award
 
   
Surf Snowdonia opens new frontier for adaptive surfing
 
 Surfers Village     2017-09-12 kl. 16:32     476 words
thumbnail
 
Help for Heroes Adaptive Surf Championship Surf Snowdonia to host Help For Heroes Adaptive Surf Championship Surfersvillage Global Surf News , 12

The International Surfing Association is hopeful that Adaptive Surfing will now be included in the Paralympic Games.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
West Cheshire & North Wales Chamber of Commerce (web)
 
   
Olympic chiefs dismiss Pyeongchang 2018 security fears
 
 The Week UK     2017-09-12 kl. 16:24     514 words
thumbnail
 
Description  International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach  Credits  Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/ Alt Text  IOC president Thomas Bach

hope that these discussions, to which we contribute, will be successful so this can be approved at the UN General Assembly in November.” Lee Hee-beom, president of the Pyeongchang Organising Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter
 
   
David Reilly: The Challenges Of Outdoor Sport With Celebral Palsy
 
 Huffington Post UK     2017-09-12 kl. 16:19     1024 words
thumbnail
 
The outdoors have always been a part of my life. Growing up in rural East Lothian, I spent much of my childhood walking hills and beaches with my family. Having Cerebral Palsy of course could make things more challenging for me.

people are improving and this is, in part, due to the success of the Paralympic movement and London 2012.
 
   
Feyissa Lilesa: A man whose actions and ideals inspire us to embrace all Ethiopians
 
 EthioGrio     2017-09-12 kl. 16:17     2138 words
thumbnail
 
Human rights work might be compared to preparing for a long race— like a marathon— requiring long, hard, and grueling dedication to a task where the final outcome— often years in the future—remains unknown.

Feyissa’s example has now been followed by others who took similar stands in races.  Ebisa Ejigu  crossed his arms when he was in the  Quebec City Marathon  in Canada.  Tamiru Demissie,  a visually impaired Paralympic silver medal winner in
 
   
The good, the bad and the plain ugly of TV ads of the past decade
 
 Melbourne Age     2017-09-12 kl. 16:03     723 words
thumbnail
 
Here at Gruen HQ we spend our days obsessively tracking advertising trends, which means we're either completely immune, or incredibly susceptible to capitalism. So as we approach our 100th episode, crack open a Coke No Sugar (same great taste!

Meet The Superhumans A real standout from our Gruen Sweat season, Meet The Superhumans completely reframed how people viewed the Paralympics, and became the most watched campaign in Paralympic history.

  The news article is mentioned in 2 other sources
WA Today (web) - Canberra Times (web)
 
   
Powerful Fitzpatrick racks up yet another big title
 
 SASCOC     2017-09-12 kl. 16:02     231 words
thumbnail
 
By Kimberley’s Ricardo Fitzpatrick has powered his way to yet another international title, this time on local soil.

Mexico for the 2017 Para Powerlifting Championships from 30 September. ‘I’ll be looking at both improving my world ranking and getting a slot for South Africa for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics,’ concluded Fitzpatrick.