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Krascherna stoppade inte Marvig - nu är han bäst i världen
 
 Jönköpings-Posten     2017-09-14 kl. 07:11     1015 words
 
När Henrik Marvig intervjuades i Jönköpings-Posten för tre år sedan förklarade han att målet var att bli bäst i världen. Ja, jag minns det, säger den nyblivne världsmästaren i paracykel och ler.

Tidigare hade han varit sjua i VM och i Paralympics förra året, då formen var riktigt bra, slutade det också med en sjundeplats.... Jag hade ju tänkt sluta men det hade varit kul att satsa mot Paralympics i Tokyo 2020.
 
   
Öppnar ny klinik - mitt i Mjölby
 
 Östgöta Correspondenten     2017-09-13 kl. 21:04     290 words
 
Sjukgymnastik och friskvård - mitt på Kungsvägen. Det utlovar Stjärnkliniken, som i början av oktober flyttar in i "gamla Correnhuset" vid Smedholmen. Sedan tidigare har företaget mottagningar i både Norrköping och Linköping.

Grundaren och vd:n Fredrik Brännström har tidigare bland annat varit del av Sveriges medicinska team på Paralympics i London 2012 samt varit medicinskt ansvarig för herr- och damlandslaget i Goalball.
 
   
Change the game växer
 
 Västerbottens-Kuriren Plus     2017-09-13 kl. 09:20     327 words
 
Change The Game växer och lockar fler och fler. Till årets upplaga kommer det långväga gäster. Både bland de som ska förmedla budskap och bland de som ska lyssna. I år finns det hela 40 olika aktiviteter att prova på.

Bland de i år hela 40 prova-på-aktiviteterna finns segling inomhus, käpphäst, boxning, MMA, streetsport, parasport och MTB-cykling tillsammans med mer eller mindre etablerade bollsporter och andra aktiviteter som funnits med tidigare år.

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Pressinbjudan: Snabba bollar på Hökåsens plan
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-09-13 kl. 08:58     121 words
 
Pressmeddelande * Sep 13, 2017 08:58 CEST Idag onsdag den 13 september möter Västerås city Romfartuna United på Hökåsens plan, Västerås. Fotbollsmatchen spelas mellan klockan 17-19. Västerås city representeras av stadens politiker.

Jag ser fram emot ett mer utvecklat samarbete med parasport i Västerås, säger Hans Stergel ordförande i nämnden för idrott och friluftsliv, Västerås stad.
 
   
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Hollywood Begins Its Biggest Production: The 2028 Olympics
 
 CBS Los Angeles     2017-09-14 kl. 08:30     601 words
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LIMA, PERU (CBSLA.com) — We’ve known it for weeks, but Wednesday it became official. The International Olympic Committee officially awarded Los Angeles the 2028 Summer Games in an announcement made in Lima, Peru.

She thinks that the existing venues and extra time will allow L.A.. to make the Games even better. “I think the DNA of the Olympics and Paralympics runs through this city,” Evans said. “Our facilities are here they’re ready so we can spend
 
   
Teen disappointed sailing dropped from Paralympics | Sports
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2017-09-14 kl. 07:56     482 words
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Disabled sailors competing this week in a Kelowna regatta are determined to see their sport return to the Paralympics.

Teen disappointed sailing dropped from Paralympics | Sports.... Disabled sailors competing this week in a Kelowna regatta are determined to see their sport return to the Paralympics.The event was dropped from the 2020 Games in Tokyo because Paralympics...
 
   
Israel Folau has every right to reject same-sex marriage
 
 Sydney Morning Herald     2017-09-14 kl. 07:49     1638 words
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Israel Folau has every right to say he does not support same-sex marriage – just as David Pocock has every right to say he does. Something strange and beautiful is happening in Australian sport this week.

The Australian Paralympic Committee did have the full support of its board when it declared that marriage equality was part of the DNA of its organisation.... And now? Now, the 27-year-old is slipping into a fancy suit and being unveiled this week as one of several mentors for leading menswear brand Van Heusen alongside Hawthorn's Cyril Rioli, Paralympic...

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Letters to the Editor – Week of 9/15
 
 Herald Weekly     2017-09-14 kl. 07:27     1656 words
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Use funds to reduce public misery In response to Roger Diedrich’s letter of Sept 7 (“Tolls should stay the course”): Widen I-77 has never disputed the toll project could increase the use of bus rapid transit (BRT).

The water that the drains to is where the YMCA hosts children’s activities, open-water swims and training for disabled athletes.
 
   
Israel Folau has every right to reject same-sex marriage just as David Pocock has to support it
 
 Melbourne Age     2017-09-14 kl. 07:26     1648 words
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Israel Folau has every right to say he does not support same-sex marriage – just as David Pocock has every right to say he does. Something strange and beautiful is happening in Australian sport this week.

The Australian Paralympic Committee did have the full support of its board when it declared that marriage equality was part of the DNA of its organisation.... And now? Now, the 27-year-old is slipping into a fancy suit and being unveiled this week as one of several mentors for leading menswear brand Van Heusen alongside Hawthorn's Cyril Rioli, Paralympic...

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Strictly Come Dancing 2017: When does it start and who are the contestants?
 
 Birmingham Mail     2017-09-14 kl. 06:05     503 words
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Roz Laws 17:30, 13 SEP 2017 Dust off those glitter balls and sequins, because Strictly Come Dancing is coming back!

The final two contestants are singer Alexandra Burke and Paralympic athlete Jonnie Peacock.
 
   
Pound calls for IOC to be more aggressive in finding way to solve problems
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-14 kl. 05:03     686 words
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Veteran International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Richard Pound has called for the organisation to be more proactive than reactive in dealing with bidding and corruption problems.

was speaking here today in the aftermath of the double awarding of the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games to Paris and Los Angeles.  He praised this outcome but urged the IOC to identify what they want in the future before actively

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Paris 2024 - 3 questions to Beatrice Mandine
 
 PressReleasePoint     2017-09-14 kl. 04:26     575 words
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Throughout the running to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, has been fully mobilised to help France and its capital shine and, thanks to our networks, let everyone stay connected to their passions.

Throughout the running to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, has been fully mobilised to help France and its capital shine and, thanks to our networks, let everyone stay connected to their passions.   Beatrice Mandine, EVP in charge of
 
   
World body shuns Nigerian para-powerlifters
 
 Nigeria Punch     2017-09-14 kl. 04:06     539 words
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Idris Adesina Nigeria para-powerlifters  are missing from the latest World Para-powerlifting rankings  after they failed to take part in any international competitions this year.

In the men’s 49kg, Yakubu Adesokan, who was world number one after the Rio 2016 Paralympics, has been deposed by Jordan’s Sami Qarada while Rolan Ezuruike, who was number one in the men’s 54kg, has been replaced with Dimitrios Bakochristos of

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World body shuns Nigerian para-powerlifters
 
 NigerianTell     2017-09-14 kl. 04:06     58 words
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Idris Adesina Nigeria para-powerlifters are missing from the latest World Para-powerlifting rankings after they failed to take part in any international competitions this year.

all over the world. In the men’s 49kg, Yakubu Adesokan, who was world number one after the Rio 2016 Paralympics, ...

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lucchese crime family
 
 NBC Los Angeles     2017-09-14 kl. 04:05     1185 words
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8 Dead After Nursing Home Loses Power During Irma NBC 6 Eight people have died after a Florida nursing home was left without power in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, officials said Wednesday morning.

Paralympics. The announcement, a formality that caps what has been an unprecedented host city selection process, follows months of California representatives, including former Olympians, casting their support behind a host bid.

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Philippines eyes 27 golds in ASEAN Para Games
 
 MSN Philippines     2017-09-14 kl. 03:04     436 words
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MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines' differently abled athletes are hoping to make up for the country's disastrous performance in the recently

Commissioners Celia Kiram and Arnold Agustin were among the well-wishers of the team along with newly formed Philippine Paralympics Committee president Mike Barredo and vice president Tom Carrasco.... Paralympics veteran Adeline Dumapong-Ancheta of...
 
   
BBC Sport boost Invictus Games coverage
 
 ATV Network Today     2017-09-14 kl. 02:58     325 words
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BBC One continues its commitment to the Invictus Games with more coverage on the channel than ever before.

Invictus Games and Paralympic sport experts to guide viewers throughout.... Team GB Track and Field Paralympian Stef Reid and two times Invictus Games Gold Medallist Jaco van Gass. “We couldn’t be more proud to be covering the third Invictus Games even...
 
   
Win-win: Paris awarded '24 Olympics, LA gets '28
 
 Miami Herald     2017-09-14 kl. 02:46     1723 words
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The tears welling in the Paris mayor's eyes told the story one way. The words the Los Angeles mayor spoke told it another. This was one of those rare Olympic moments when everyone walked away a winner. Paris for 2024. Los Angeles for 2028.

13, 2017. The IOC will vote to ratify Los Angeles as the host city of the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games and Paris as the host city of the 2024 Games.... 13, 2017. The IOC will vote to ratify Los Angeles as the host city of the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic...

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Nominations open for Nelson Sports Awards
 
 Nelson Mail     2017-09-14 kl. 02:46     260 words
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Liam Malone was named Sportsperson of the Year at the 2016 Nelson Sports Awards.

Last year Paralympic Games gold medallist Liam Malone won the coveted Sportsperson of the Year title, although a new winner is expected to be crowned in 2017.... In the past 10 years the sportsperson of the year award has been shared among three lawn bowlers, two rugby players, a rower, a cyclist, an adventure racing team, a Paralympics...
 
   
Kansai eateries go halal for local delicacie...
 
 The Japan News     2017-09-14 kl. 02:43     832 words
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By Hiromi Uechi / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer Amid the surge in foreign tourists, an increasing number of local delicacies in Osaka, including

In Tokyo, which is hosting the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, local governments have established subsidies to encourage these measures.

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Win-win: Paris awarded '24 Olympics, LA gets '28
 
 Wichita Eagle     2017-09-14 kl. 02:41     67 words
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International Olympic Committee IOC) President Thomas Bach stands between Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, left, and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garrett at the end of the IOC session in Lima, Peru, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017.

13, 2017.The IOC is voting to ratify Los Angeles as the host city of the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games and Paris as the host city of the 2024 Games during the IOC Session.EDDIE PELLS National Writer.

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Nemati gets ahead in World Archery Para Championships battle with Wu
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-14 kl. 02:39     495 words
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Iran’s London 2012 and Rio 2016 gold medallist Zahra Nemati struck the first blow in her expected battle with China’s defending champion Wu Chunyan at the Beijing 2017 World Archery Para Championships.

last year’s Paralympic final, finished 12 points clear as the top scoring women’s recurve archer in the open ranking round with 648, shooting consistent halves of 323 and 325 at the sports centre on the outskirts of the Chinese capital that was

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Tokyo 2020 achieve record $2.8 billion in local sponsorship revenue
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-14 kl. 02:34     407 words
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Tokyo 2020 have secured a record $2.8 billion (£2.1 billion/€2.3 billion) in local sponsorship revenue with three years still remaining until the start of the Olympics and Paralympic Games, it was revealed here today.

Tokyo 2020 have secured a record $2.8 billion (£2.1 billion/€2.3 billion) in local sponsorship revenue with three years still remaining until the start of the Olympics and Paralympic Games, it was revealed here today.The total was confirmed by

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IOC announces 2024 and 2028 Olympic host cities
 
 Chatham Daily News     2017-09-14 kl. 01:54     1248 words
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LIMA, Peru — This was one of those rare Olympic moments where everyone walked away a winner. Paris for 2024. Los Angeles for 2028.

More than that, Bach needed to ensure stability for his brand. #ANousLesJeux La #France accueillera les Jeux #Paris2024 WE DID IT – will host the 2024 #Olympic and #Paralympic Games #WeAre24 pic.twitter.com/HOp5bgeG5E — Paris 2024 (@Paris2024)

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Charlie Lewis says having his lower leg amputated was nice to wake up to
 
 Irish Sun     2017-09-14 kl. 01:29     688 words
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Three years ago, Charlie Lewis had his lower right leg amputated.

It didn’t feel like a socially awkward point. “Accessibility towards people in wheelchairs is always improving.” Charlie also identifies a tricky balance to strike for disabled people in Britain. “At one point, the Paralympics were a shining

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Telemark Lodge faces rebirth with likely buyer
 
 KBJR 6     2017-09-14 kl. 01:25     585 words
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CABLE, WI - A long abandoned lodge in northwest Wisconsin could soon see new life.

Plus,Bolen said the Paralympics, which has hosted ski competitions at Telemark has expressed interest in hosting a World Cup at the lodge every other year if the facilities come back.
 
   
IOC announces hosts for 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games in first double-gold ever
 
 Chatham Daily News     2017-09-14 kl. 00:54     1248 words
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LIMA, Peru — This was one of those rare Olympic moments where everyone walked away a winner. Paris for 2024. Los Angeles for 2028.

More than that, Bach needed to ensure stability for his brand. #ANousLesJeux La #France accueillera les Jeux #Paris2024 WE DID IT – will host the 2024 #Olympic and #Paralympic Games #WeAre24 pic.twitter.com/HOp5bgeG5E — Paris 2024 (@Paris2024)

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France "proud" to host 2024 Olympic Games: Macron
 
 SINA     2017-09-14 kl. 00:49     304 words
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PARIS, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday welcomed the nomination of Paris to host 2024 Olympic Games, adding the tournament would be an opportunity to "increase (France) international attractiveness and dynamism".

Working to host "extraordinary, surprising and festive" games, Macron would name Inter-ministerial Delegate for the Olympic and Paralympic Games to take in charge the coordination between all state departments, the statement added.

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#TeamUSA Reacts To The #LA2028 Announcement
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-14 kl. 00:31     88 words
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Related Articles The Memorable Performances And Facts You Didn't Know From The 1932 And '84 Los Angeles Olympics Sept. 13, 2017 How The U.S. Olympic Committee Worked To Bring The Games Back To America Sept.

Olympic Committee Worked To Bring The Games Back To America Sept.13, 2017 Los Angeles Awarded 2028 Olympic And Paralympic Games Sept.
 
   
Exclusive: Budapest targeted as host of Summer Youth Olympic Games
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-14 kl. 00:18     575 words
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Budapest is among cities in discussions with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) over potentially hosting the next edition of the Summer Youth Olympic Games, insidethegames understands.

The Hungarian capital remain keen to host major events, despite their withdrawal from the campaign for the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in February following floundering public and political support.  insidethegames  has learned that

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Lao disabled athletes depart for ASEAN Para Games
 
 SINA     2017-09-14 kl. 00:07     261 words
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VIENTIANE, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Lao disabled athletes left for Malaysia on Wednesday ahead of final preparations for the ninth Para Games in Kuala Lumpur from Sept. 17 to 23.

Lao disabled athletes depart for ASEAN Para Games.... VIENTIANE, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Lao disabled athletes left for Malaysia on Wednesday ahead of final preparations for the ninth Para Games in Kuala Lumpur from Sept.

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Olympics-Pyeongchang 2018 Games struggle with tickets and legacy
 
 Mail Online UK     2017-09-13 kl. 23:56     396 words
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By Karolos Grohmann LIMA, Sept 13 ( ) - The basics for next year's Pyeongchang winter Olympics are in place but the International Olympic Committee

"Low-demand competitions -- some snow venues, cross-country and Paralympic Games -- there demand was less than 10, 20 percent."

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Doubling down: Paris awarded '24 Olympics, LA gets '28
 
 Wichita Eagle     2017-09-13 kl. 23:51     67 words
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International Olympic Committee IOC) President Thomas Bach stands between Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, left, and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garrett at the end of the IOC session in Lima, Peru, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017.

13, 2017.The IOC is voting to ratify Los Angeles as the host city of the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games and Paris as the host city of the 2024 Games during the IOC Session.EDDIE PELLS National Writer.
 
   
Paris2024 declared the winner: French diplomacy mobilized
 
 France Diplomatie     2017-09-13 kl. 23:44     476 words
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A unifying bid The Paris bid has unified the city, enjoying strong public support. It has the support of all French sportspeople and 77% of the French public (TNS Sofres poll, October 2016).

the project. On 8 February, the Ministry will receive the Paris 2024 bid committee for a presentation of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic bid for the Ambassadors of countries represented in France.... A vision which draws on the values of sport and the Olympic spirit to build a more inclusive and united society, both in France and beyond, including via the central role given to the Paralympic...

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Julianne Hough Not Returning to 'Dancing With the Stars' for Season 25
 
 AceShowbiz.com     2017-09-13 kl. 23:40     441 words
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The two-time 'DWTS' champion who recently got married decides to skip the upcoming season of the ABC dancing competition. Julianne Hough ditched season 25 of " Dancing with the Stars ".

The other contestants are Valentin Chmerkovskiy & former paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen, Artem Chigvintsev & WWE wrestler Nikki Bella , Keo Motsepe & " Shark Tank " panelist Barbara Corcoran, Sharna Burgess & former NBA player

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The Urban Gourmet Co. creates official gifts for Invictus Games
 
 Pembroke Daily Observer     2017-09-13 kl. 23:33     573 words
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Pembroke will be making a splash at the 2017 Invictus Games by way of The Urban Gourmet Co.

Pembroke will be making a splash at the 2017 Invictus Games by way of The Urban Gourmet Co.The Invictus Games, founded in 2014 by Prince Harry, is an international paralympic-style sports competition for wounded, injured and sick armed forces

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Book now: Candoco’s Beheld & Face In at The Lowry
 
 Manchester Wire     2017-09-13 kl. 23:27     149 words
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Get ready for a stunning Candoco dance double-bill at The Lowry. Multi-award winning choreographer Yasmeen Godder will present ‘Face In’, set in a fascinating fictional world soundtracked by urban indie.

This UK premiere is the last offering from departing co-directors Stine Nilsen and Pedro Machado, who have previously staged performances at the Bird’s Nest in Beijing and at the 2012 Paralympic Closing Ceremony.
 
   
Prince Harry relationship UPDATE - has young royal proposed to Suits star Meghan Markle?
 
 Scottish Sunday Express     2017-09-13 kl. 23:09     235 words
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PRINCE HARRY and Meghan Markle are expected to make their first official public appearance together at the Invictus Games later this month, so does this mean an engagement is looming or are the prince and Suits star already engaged? Here is what we know so far.

The Invictus Games, the international Paralympic-style multi-sport event, was created by Harry back in 2014.
 
   
Toronto Maple Leafs Dietician to speak at Nipissing University
 
 Bay Today     2017-09-13 kl. 22:56     144 words
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Nipissing University welcomes  Jennifer Sygo , MSc, RD for a workshop, Eat to Perform – Nutrition Strategies to Support Your Sport., on Tuesday, September 19, from 7 – 9 p.m. in room F213.

Sygo works with athletes and active individuals of all levels, ranging from weekend warriors and adult athletes to national, Olympic, and Paralympic team members in a wide range of sports.
 
   
Sport, the Games, solidarity and Barcelona: all the ingredients for the La Mercè fun run
 
 El Digital D Barcelona     2017-09-13 kl. 22:55     414 words
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The 39th edition of the La Mercè Fun Run , which is being held this Sunday on the streets of Barcelona, was presented at the Olympic and Sports Museum on Wednesday 13 September.

The Olympic Games, present in the fun run As part of the 25th anniversary celebrations of the Barcelona ’92 Olympic and Paralympic Games , this year’s race shirt bears the Barcelona ’92 commemorative logos (see photo), and participants born in
 
   
Mission totally possible
 
 Times Newspapers Online     2017-09-13 kl. 22:51     783 words
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Phil Moon and Steve Millar are training to compete in the Sydney Half Marathon this month. Times photo Wayne Martin Thousands of people will take part in the Sydney Marathon this month – but two local men are doing it with a point of difference.

Disability sports organisation ParaFed donated a retired Paralympics wheelchair that an engineer in Hamilton helped to modify to Steve’s needs.
 
   
Tough 3D Printing Puts Outdoorsy Spin on Rugged Icon Wheelchairs
 
 3DPrint.com     2017-09-13 kl. 22:40     787 words
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--> Today, it often seems like anything should be possible with the advanced technology so many researchers, inventors, and designers have at their fingertips.

We’ve seen such devices created via 3D printing for everyday use , Paralympics racing , and more—even to include wheelchairs for a variety of animals such as a kitten , a  puppy , and a two-legged goat named Lilly.
 
   
Julianne Hough not returning to Dancing With The Stars
 
 Contactmusic     2017-09-13 kl. 22:37     337 words
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Julianne Hough will not be returning to 'Dancing With The Stars'.

WWE wrestler Nikki Bella, paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen, actors Frankie Muniz and Jordan Fisher, YouTuber Lindsey Stirling, entrepreneur Barbara Corcoran and NBA player Derek Fisher have also signed up to take part.

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Olympics are official
 
 NBC Olympics     2017-09-13 kl. 22:34     1241 words
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More: Olympics Alex Ovechkin must accept missing Olympics, Russia hockey boss says Serena Williams introduces daughter on social media David

Recognizing the two strong bids, IOC leaders pushed this spring and summer to award Olympics and Paralympics to both cities this year.

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PNT Ready for Second Match at 2017 World Championships
 
 U.S. Soccer Federation     2017-09-13 kl. 21:41     465 words
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Entering Matchday 4 of the 2017 IFCPF CP Football World Championships, the United States Paralympic National Team sits atop Group D.

Entering Matchday 4 of the 2017 IFCPF CP Football World Championships, the United States Paralympic National Team sits atop Group D.The team put on a stellar performance in a 6-0 opening win against Australia , but with its second group match
 
   
Great Entry for the 2017 World Rowing Championships
 
 USRowing     2017-09-13 kl. 21:40     587 words
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The following comes from www.WorldRowing.

In the para PR1 men’s single sculls the favourite already looks to be Ukraine’s Roman Polianskyi who is the reigning Paralympic Champion and also the winner earlier this season over 2000 metre at World Rowing Cup II.

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Los Angeles, Leader in LGBTQ Equality, to Host the Summer Olympics, Paralympics in 2028
 
 Human Rights Campaign     2017-09-13 kl. 21:35     327 words
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Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) selected Los Angeles, one of the most LGBTQ-inclusive cities in the nation, as the host city for the 2028 Summer Olympics and Paralympics.

Los Angeles, Leader in LGBTQ Equality, to Host the Summer Olympics, Paralympics in 2028.... Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) selected Los Angeles, one of the most LGBTQ-inclusive cities in the nation, as the host city for the 2028 Summer Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
Aussie Olympics no to same-sex marriage
 
 Unlimited Magazine     2017-09-13 kl. 21:31     708 words
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The Australian Olympic Committee has refused to join other sporting organisations in backing same-sex marriage because it does not want to offend religious groups, chief executive Matt Carroll has revealed. "I'm not ducking anything," Carroll said.

The AOC's position is in direct contrast to the Australian Paralympic Committee, which represents almost 30 sports, released a statement on Wednesday night.... "The core values of the Paralympic movement are courage, determination, inspiration and...

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LA 2028: ‘Perfect match’ for Paralympics
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-13 kl. 21:14     632 words
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3-time Olympics host becomes Paralympics city for first time The Games are returning to Los Angeles, USA, for the third time.

LA 2028: ‘Perfect match’ for Paralympics.... 3-time Olympics host becomes Paralympics city for first time The Games are returning to Los Angeles, USA, for the third time.But it will be a first for the city to host a Paralympics, after the International...
 
   
Vivendi is proud to have supported Paris 2024’s victorious bid
 
 Wallstreet Online     2017-09-13 kl. 21:09     612 words
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Regulatory News: Vivendi (Paris:VIV), the only media company among the official sponsors of the Paris 2024 bid, is proud to have supported Paris in its successful bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Regulatory News: Vivendi (Paris:VIV), the only media company among the official sponsors of the Paris 2024 bid, is proud to have supported Paris in its successful bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.For more than a year, the Group has...

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Muffy Davis named to Paralympic governing board
 
 Idaho Mountain Express     2017-09-13 kl. 21:07     198 words
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    Sun Valley native and seven-time Paralympic medalist Muffy Davis has been elected to the International Paralympic Committee governing board.     The election took place Sept. 8 at the IPC General Assembly in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Muffy Davis named to Paralympic governing board....     Sun Valley native and seven-time Paralympic medalist Muffy Davis has been elected to the International Paralympic Committee governing board.... Olympic Committee, acting in its capacity as the National Paralympic...
 
   
Paris awarded 2024 Olympics with Los Angeles named hosts for 2028 Games
 
 Tottenham & Wood Green Independent     2017-09-13 kl. 21:05     401 words
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Paris and Los Angeles have been announced as respective hosts of the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games.

WE DID IT – ???????? will host the 2024 #Olympic and #Paralympic Games #WeAre24 pic.twitter.com/HOp5bgeG5E — Paris 2024 (@Paris2024) September 13, 2017 “Both cities are very enthusiastic about the Games and are promoting the Olympic spirit in

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Vivendi fier d’avoir accompagné Paris 2024 jusqu’à la victoire !
 
 Business Wire     2017-09-13 kl. 21:04     649 words
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PARIS--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Regulatory News: Vivendi (Paris:VIV), seul groupe de médias partenaire officiel de Paris 2024, est fier d’avoir aidé Paris à obtenir l’organisation des Jeux olympiques et paralympiques de 2024.

Vivendi (Paris:VIV), seul groupe de médias partenaire officiel de Paris 2024, est fier d’avoir aidé Paris à obtenir l’organisation des Jeux olympiques et paralympiques de 2024.Pendant plus d’un an, le Groupe a mis son savoir-faire médias
 
   
How The U.S. Olympic Committee Worked To Bring The Games Back To America
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-13 kl. 20:59     1737 words
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By Karen Rosen | Sept. 13, 2017, 2:15 p.m.

Like an athlete getting ready to compete, the United States Olympic Committee put in years of preparation and hard work to bring the Olympic and Paralympic Games back to home soil.... Led by chairman Larry Probst and CEO Scott Blackmun, the USOC became a more active and engaged participant in the worldwide Olympic Movement, culminating in the awarding of the Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Proskauer Helps Bring Olympic Games Back to Los Angeles
 
 BioSpace     2017-09-13 kl. 20:53     65 words
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Overcoming numerous obstacles and navigating a first-of-its-kind bid process, international law firm Proskauer played an integral role in bringing the summer Olympics back to U.S. soil for the first time since 1996.

and strategic adviser to Los Angeles 2028 (LA28) in connection with Los Angeles’ successful bid to host the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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City of Wetaskiwin raises thousands in third annual Free Our Finest fundraiser
 
 BCLocalNews.com     2017-09-13 kl. 20:12     328 words
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In its third year in the Wetaskiwin community, the Free Our Finest Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) charity event saw four local first responders

Differing from the Paralympics, the Special Olympics offers a myriad of programs for athletes to participate in every day, rather than every four years.

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It’s official: LA awarded 2028 Olympic, Paralympic Games
 
 Whittier Daily News     2017-09-13 kl. 20:07     3 words
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It’s official: LA awarded 2028 Olympic, Paralympic Games.
 
   
Media advisory / Photo & video opportunities - International sport science experts to attend VISTA 2017 Conference in Toronto
 
 Morningstar.com     2017-09-13 kl. 20:05     449 words
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and explore the opportunities and challenges in Paralympic sport science and sport medicine support TORONTO , Sept.

International sport science experts to attend VISTA 2017 Conference in Toronto. and explore the opportunities and challenges in Paralympic sport science and sport medicine support TORONTO , Sept.13, 2017 /CNW/ - An international gathering of close

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Olympics: LA 2028 release final video series featuring the city's breathtaking geography
 
 Sports Features     2017-09-13 kl. 20:05     411 words
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NewsUpdate LAURA WALDEN (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) As Los Angeles is poised to become 2028 Olympic Host city today the bid

"In all of our episodes, and through the series itself, we showed that LA has a ready-made connection to the world's youth, which we will put at the service of the Olympic and Paralympic Movements."
 
   
Its official: Los Angeles will host Olympics in 2028
 
 USA TODAY     2017-09-13 kl. 19:59     993 words
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Skip in Skipx Embed x ShareCLOSE Casey Wasserman, LA 2024 chairman and CEO of Wasserman Media Group, describes Los Angeles' Olympic bid and what sets it apart. USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum will be part of the 2028 Olympics.

USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum will be part of the 2028 Olympics.Here the torch is illuminated in the colors of the LA2028 logo to commemorate the awarding of the 2028 Olympics and Paralympics to Los Angeles on Sept.

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Get your nominations in for Ettrick & Lauderdale’s sporting best
 
 Southern Reporter     2017-09-13 kl. 19:58     755 words
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Clubsport Ettrick & Lauderdale is hosting its annual awards on Friday, November 3 at Gala Rugby Club.

Disability athlete of the year.... DISABILITY ATHLETE OF THE YEAR AWARD – This award is aimed for recognising an outstanding individual who has achieved major success in their chosen sport in the last 12 months at county, regional, national or...
 
   
Los Angeles officially awarded 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-13 kl. 19:54     89 words
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When Liechtenstein made its Olympic debut at Berlin in 1936 they discovered that the country's flag of two equal horizontal bands of blue on the top and red was identical to that of Haiti.

Los Angeles officially awarded 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Paris 2024 promise to make history and use Olympics to address global challenges
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-13 kl. 19:41     348 words
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Paris promised to use their hosting of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games as a way to improve lives across France and the wider world when presenting at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session here today.

Paris promised to use their hosting of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games as a way to improve lives across France and the wider world when presenting at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session here today.Given how they are certain to

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Rio Paralympics bronze medallists in Thailand table tennis team
 
 Sports247.my     2017-09-13 kl. 19:38     314 words
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Thailand have made their intentions clear that they are not about to relinquish their status as the region’s powerhouse in table tennis in the Asean Para Games in Kuala Lumpur from Sept 17-23.

Rio Paralympics bronze medallists in Thailand table tennis team....that includes three bronze medal winners in last year’s Rio Paralympics.
 
   
Reuters Sports News Summary
 
 Economic Times     2017-09-13 kl. 19:16     871 words
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Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.

problems. Russia's athletics federation, Paralympic committee and anti-doping agency RUSADA remain suspended over WADA reports that found evidence of state-sponsored doping in Russian sport.
 
   
Remembering 1984: The Music, Fashion, Prices And More From The Last Time LA Hosted The Games
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-13 kl. 19:13     739 words
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By Lisa Costantini | Sept. 13, 2017, 11:29 a.m. (ET) Athletes march in the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games Los Angeles 1984.

(ET) Athletes march in the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games Los Angeles 1984.With LA expected to host the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games, we wanted to take a look at how much the world has changed since the City of Angels last hosted the

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Lincoln Financial Group Continues Sponsorship of American Paralympian Jeff Glasbrenner as He Embarks on "Explorers Grand Slam"
 
 Stockwatch     2017-09-13 kl. 19:04     618 words
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Lincoln Financial Group today announced its continued sponsorship of Jeff Glasbrenner, a Paralympic athlete, who in 2016, became the first American amputee to summit Mt. Everest. This Smart News Release features multimedia.

Lincoln Financial Group Continues Sponsorship of American Paralympian Jeff Glasbrenner as He Embarks on "Explorers Grand Slam".... Lincoln Financial Group today announced its continued sponsorship of Jeff Glasbrenner, a Paralympic athlete, who in 2016,...

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Lincoln Financial Group Continues Sponsorship of American Paralympian Jeff Glasbrenner as He Embarks on "Explorers Grand Slam"
 
 Minyanville     2017-09-13 kl. 19:04     17 words
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Lincoln Financial Group continues sponsorship of American Paralympian Jeff Glasbrenner as he embarks on “Explorers Grand

Lincoln Financial Group Continues Sponsorship of American Paralympian Jeff Glasbrenner as He Embarks on "Explorers Grand Slam".... Lincoln Financial Group continues sponsorship of American Paralympian Jeff Glasbrenner as he embarks on “Explorers Grand....

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LINCOLN FINANCIAL GROUP : Continues Sponsorship of American Paralympian Jeff Glasbrenner as He Embarks on "Explorers Grand Slam"
 
 4 Traders     2017-09-13 kl. 19:03     561 words
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Lincoln Financial Group today announced its continued sponsorship of , a Paralympic athlete, who in 2016, became the first American amputee to summit Mt. Everest. This Smart Release features multimedia.

Continues Sponsorship of American Paralympian Jeff Glasbrenner as He Embarks on "Explorers Grand Slam".... Lincoln Financial Group today announced its continued sponsorship of , a Paralympic athlete, who in 2016, became the first American amputee to...

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Lincoln Financial Group Continues Sponsorship of American Paralympian Jeff Glasbrenner as He Embarks on "Explorers Grand Slam"
 
 Business Wire     2017-09-13 kl. 19:01     550 words
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RADNOR, Pa.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Lincoln Financial Group today announced its continued sponsorship of Jeff Glasbrenner , a Paralympic athlete, who in 2016, became the first American amputee to summit Mt. Everest.

Lincoln Financial Group Continues Sponsorship of American Paralympian Jeff Glasbrenner as He Embarks on "Explorers Grand Slam".... RADNOR, Pa.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Lincoln Financial Group today announced its continued sponsorship of Jeff Glasbrenner , a Paralympic...

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Inspired to Serve After 9/11, Latino Veteran and Para-Cyclist Proud to Represent U.S.
 
 Hispanic Network Magazine     2017-09-13 kl. 18:59     370 words
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Hopewell Junction, N.Y. — Following the Sept. 11 attacks in 2001,  Alfredo “Freddie”  De Los Santosfelt compelled to join the military and serve his country. Like thousands of veterans, he still carries the vestiges of war with him.

He is now a competitive para-cyclist, and has taken it to the professional level, competing in national championships and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Paralympic swimmer hopeful for return after corneal transplant
 
 SmartBrief     2017-09-13 kl. 18:58     71 words
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Auditory nerve cells created from human stem cells reconnected the inner ear to the brain in gerbils, restoring hearing in the animals, researchers said.

Paralympic swimmer hopeful for return after corneal transplant.
 
   
Printed tibia used in transplant
 
 SmartBrief     2017-09-13 kl. 18:58     55 words
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Stephanie Slater, 26, of Longridge, England, who won swimming medals at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, said she has had a slow recovery following a corneal transplant in October.

Stephanie Slater, 26, of Longridge, England, who won swimming medals at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, said she has had a slow recovery following a corneal transplant in October."It's been a tough year, but I'm ready and raring to go and

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Mexico City 2017: Bethany Firth out of Worlds with ankle injury
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-13 kl. 18:43     251 words
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British Paralympic champion withdraws from S14 class Paralympic champion Bethany Firth has been forced to pull out of the World Para Swimming World Championships after suffering an ankle injury.

British Paralympic champion withdraws from S14 class Paralympic...
 
   
COC's Game Plan program a lifesaver for Paralympian
 
 CBC     2017-09-13 kl. 18:16     1160 words
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Kevin Rempel was contemplating suicide when he contacted athlete wellness program It's been two years since the Canadian Olympic Committee launched

COC's Game Plan program a lifesaver for Paralympian.... The initiative is a partnership among the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic committees and three corporations, Deloitte, RBC and human resources company Morneau Shepell.... Paralympic season Game Plan...

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COC's Game Plan program a lifesaver for Paralympian
 
 KunMail.com     2017-09-13 kl. 18:11     46 words
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It’s been two years since the Canadian Olympic Committee launched its comprehensive athlete wellness program, Game Plan, and the results of its impact on Canadian athletes are starting to come to fruition.

COC's Game Plan program a lifesaver for Paralympian.... It’s been two years since the Canadian Olympic Committee launched its comprehensive athlete wellness program, Game Plan, and the results of its impact on Canadian athletes are starting to come to fruition.For one, it saved Canadian Paralympic...

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Swimming with a disability: Para-swimmer Andrew Mullen’s Paralympic journey
 
 Motability     2017-09-13 kl. 17:55     1070 words
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| Inspiration Share this Page: If you follow the Paralympics, you’ll recognise Andrew Mullen, the 20-year-old Glaswegian who has scooped up medals in the Paralympic, World and European championships.

Para-swimmer Andrew Mullen’s Paralympic journey. | Inspiration Share this Page:... If you follow the Paralympics, you’ll recognise Andrew Mullen, the 20-year-old Glaswegian who has scooped up medals in the Paralympic, World and European championships.Having narrowly missed out on medals at his Paralympic...
 
   
United States Tennis Association and Discovery Education To Host Exclusive US Open "Careers Beyond the Court" STEM Virtual Field Trip to Inspire Students' Pursuit of Careers in Sports
 
 BioSpace     2017-09-13 kl. 17:53     975 words
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SILVER SPRING, Md. , Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Tennis Association (USTA), the national governing body for the sport of tennis,

In addition, it owns approximately 90 Pro Circuit events throughout the U.S. and selects the teams for the Davis Cup, Fed Cup, Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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 NBC Los Angeles     2017-09-13 kl. 17:51     1642 words
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6 Dead After Fla. Nursing Home Loses Power From Irma Six people are dead at a Hollywood, Florida, nursing home left without power after Hurricane Irma, officials said Wednesday morning.

LA Set to Host 2028 Olympics AP The International Olympic Committee is expected to announce Wednesday in Peru that Los Angeles will host the 2028 Summer Olympics and Paralympics.

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Polio survivors triumph in wheelchair race
 
 Wigan Evening Post     2017-09-13 kl. 17:48     215 words
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A Wigan polio survivor was tired but triumphant after taking part in the first ever four-wheeled equivalent of a famous race.

I can’t wait for the next event!” The Unlimited Company invited people to apply for the chance to be fitted with a racing wheelchair and to have the opportunity to train with Paralympic coach Rick Hoskins before taking part in the one-mile

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Great British Bake Off viewing figures slump in wk 3 despite phalic bread and innuendos galore
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-09-13 kl. 17:48     287 words
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The Great British Bake Off attracted an average of 5.7 million viewers on Tuesday night.

were added. It gave Channel 4 its biggest ratings success since the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games.

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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 7 days ago
 
 WHAS 11     2017-09-13 kl. 17:47     992 words
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."" 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 7 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 'Dancing With the Stars' Start Date Is So Soon — Learn All About Season 25!
 
 Closer Weekly     2017-09-13 kl. 17:45     411 words
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Calling all Dancing With the Stars fans! The hit dancing competition airs every year twice a year, and now, many viewers are curious: when does the upcoming Season 25 start? Very soon, your favorite pro dancers and celeb pairs will hit the ballroom.

Property Brothers star Drew Scott , Shark Tank shark Barbara Corcoran , former Paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen, former NBA star Derek Fisher, Malcolm in the Middle Star Frankie Muniz, NFL star Terrell Owens, Hollywood couple Nick Lachey and

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Vietnam sends 164-member sports delegation to 2017 Asian...
 
 Dang Cong San     2017-09-13 kl. 17:30     430 words
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(CPV) - The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism issued Decision 3416/QD-BVHTTDL forming the Vietnam national sports delegation to compete for the

The Complex boasts over 30 structures, which include 15 competition venues, an Olympic Village and a Paralympic Rehabilitation Medical Center.

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Bethany Firth ruled out of World Para-swimming Championships through injury
 
 NewsR.in     2017-09-13 kl. 17:20     23 words
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Four-time Paralympic champion Bethany Firth pulls out of the British team for the World Para-swimming Championships in Mexico because of injury.

Four-time Paralympic champion Bethany Firth pulls out of the British team for the World Para-swimming Championships in Mexico because of injury.
 
   
Sport Briefs
 
 Korea Joongang Daily     2017-09-13 kl. 17:06     618 words
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OLYMPICS Olympic committee unveils new PyeongChang posters Korean organizers for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games on Tuesday unveiled the official promotional posters for the Olympics and Paralympics.

Sport Briefs. OLYMPICS Olympic committee unveils new PyeongChang posters Korean organizers for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games on Tuesday unveiled the official promotional posters for the Olympics and Paralympics.The organizers introduced three...
 
   
BidWeek: With No Race In Sight, A Nostalgic Look Back At More Laughable Times
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-09-13 kl. 17:05     1001 words
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Reporting from Lima Convention Center in Peru –  As we embark on what has been called an historic day in Olympic bid history, as two qualified cities vie unopposed for sequential Games next decade – there is a sense of loneliness abound.

Convention Centre, venue for IOC Session Though Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028 will be awarded the Olympic and Paralympic Games at the IOC Session in Lima Wednesday, an end that both teams struggled so hard to achieve, there remains a nagging
 
   
Rio champion Firth out of World Para-swimming
 
 BBC     2017-09-13 kl. 17:03     123 words
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Britain's four-time Paralympic champion Bethany Firth has withdrawn from the World Para-swimming Championships in Mexico. The 21-year-old, who holds three world records, has an ankle injury and is not expected to return until next year.

Britain's four-time Paralympic champion Bethany Firth has withdrawn from the World Para-swimming Championships in Mexico.

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PH bets ready for Para Games
 
 Manila Times     2017-09-13 kl. 16:56     299 words
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Paralympics medalist Josephine Medina and Adeline Dumapong-Ancheta will spearhead the country’s campaign in the 9th Asean Para Games to be held from September 17 to 23 at the Bukit Jalil National Sports Complex in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Paralympics medalist Josephine Medina and Adeline Dumapong-Ancheta will spearhead the country’s campaign in the 9th Asean Para Games to be held from September 17 to 23 at the Bukit Jalil National Sports Complex in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.Medina

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5 things to know for Wednesday, and why workplaces are Oregonians' happy places
 
 Portland Business Journal     2017-09-13 kl. 16:47     487 words
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It's a subjective measure, for sure, but Oregonians seem to be happier at work than in, well, life. Man, it feels really different outside. For one thing, there's no searing heat. For another, we can actually see the blue sky.

He's joined by Olympic heptathlon medalist Brianne Theisen-Eaton, longtime Roseburg High School football coach Thurman Bell and adaptive sports paralympic swimming gold medalist Aaron Paulson.
 
   
Gold medal for Israeli Paralympic table tennis player
 
 Israel 21c     2017-09-13 kl. 16:38     179 words
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Israeli Paralympic table-tennis player Karmit Dor won a gold medal in the Czech Open Championship last weekend, in which 150 athletes participated.

Gold medal for Israeli Paralympic table tennis player.... Israeli Paralympic table-tennis player Karmit Dor won a gold medal in the Czech Open Championship last weekend, in which 150 athletes participated.Dor overcame Poland’s Karolina Peck in the Women’s...

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Hometech show reaches milestone and promises to be ‘biggest yet’
 
 Innovative Electrical Retailing     2017-09-13 kl. 16:31     394 words
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Innovative Electrical Retailing > Industry News > Industry Events > Hughes Electrical’s 25th anniversary Hometech show promises to the biggest ever

Paralympic swimmer, Jessica-Jane Applegate will be joining us.” He added: “Hughes invests heavily in putting on the event to give people the chance to see, touch and try the very latest electronic goods, some of which are not even on sale yet.
 
   
Olympics: Games won’t solve our problems, lament Paris suburb residents
 
 One America News Network     2017-09-13 kl. 16:29     735 words
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Children of Saint-Denis celebrate before the Paris bids results to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Saint-Denis near Paris, France, September 13, 2017.

Children of Saint-Denis celebrate before the Paris bids results to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Saint-Denis near Paris, France, September 13, 2017.REUTERS/Benoit Tessier September 13, 2017 By Ingrid Melander SAINT-DENIS, France

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Shine Africa supports Gambia Paralympic committee
 
 The Point Gambia     2017-09-13 kl. 16:27     175 words
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Shine Africa the Gambia last Friday donated basketball wheelchairs to the Gambia National Paralympic Committee (GNPC) at a presentation ceremony held at the Independence Stadium.

Shine Africa supports Gambia Paralympic committee.... Shine Africa the Gambia last Friday donated basketball wheelchairs to the Gambia National Paralympic Committee (GNPC) at a presentation ceremony held at the Independence Stadium.The GNPC received one...

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Olympic snowboarder meets sporting stars of the future at special Hampden event
 
 Glasgow Evening Times     2017-09-13 kl. 16:21     176 words
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OLYMPIC snowboarder Jenny Jones met the sporting stars of the future at a special event at Hampden. She met more than 150 pupils from the West of Scotland secondary schools.

Caitlin McClatchey, former professional Paralympic athlete Stefan Hoggan, and goalkeeper Gemma Fay.
 
   
YOUR COUNCIL LEADER SPEAKS: Newport City Council leader Cllr Debbie Wilcox
 
 South Wales Argus     2017-09-13 kl. 16:19     432 words
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S you would expect from a Welsh city, Newport is passionate about sport – but what you might not expect is how this love of sport is helping us raise the profile of the city and position ourselves as a major player in the world of events.

We can also boast some amazing spin-off events such as Olympic and Paralympic training camps.
 
   
Paralympian Ellie Simmonds has been to Swansea to see how surfing is transforming young people's lives
 
 Wales Online     2017-09-13 kl. 16:16     273 words
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Paralympian Ellie Simmonds has returned to the city she grew up in ahead of Children in Need.

Paralympian Ellie Simmonds has been to Swansea to see how surfing is transforming young people's lives.... Paralympian Ellie Simmonds has returned to the city she grew up in ahead of Children in Need.The star swimmer returned to Swansea to visit...
 
   
ZTISU Paralympic games begin tomorrow
 
 ZBC.co.zw     2017-09-13 kl. 15:54     174 words
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The third edition of the Zimbabwe Tertiary Institutions Sports Union (ZTISU) Paralympic games roar into life this Thursday in Mutare with two more disciplines added to bring to 14 the sport codes at the games.

ZTISU Paralympic games begin tomorrow.... The third edition of the Zimbabwe Tertiary Institutions Sports Union (ZTISU) Paralympic games roar into life this Thursday in Mutare with two more disciplines added to bring to 14 the sport codes at the games.The...
 
   
BISFed President welcomes increase in athletes for Tokyo 2020
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-13 kl. 15:51     237 words
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Boccia International Sports Federation (BISFed) President David Hadfield hailed the boost to the sport after confirmation that more athletes will compete at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

Boccia International Sports Federation (BISFed) President David Hadfield hailed the boost to the sport after confirmation that more athletes will compete at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced this

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Uzbeks change FA leadership after World Cup qualification disaster
 
 Insideworldfootball     2017-09-13 kl. 15:50     399 words
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September 13 – Following the traumatic failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, Uzbekistan have not only sacked the national coach, but also unanimously (as is customary in the Uzbek dictatorship) elected a new president for the Football Federation.

I am convinced that your profound knowledge and many years of experience in the post of vice president of FC Pakhtakor, vice president of the National Olympic Committee, vice president of the National Paralympic Committee will contribute to the
 
   
Paris 2024 unveil speaker line-up ahead of final presentation...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-09-13 kl. 15:50     224 words
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The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee has revealed the line-up for its final presentation, which will take place at the IOC Session in Lima, Peru, on September 13.

Paris 2024 unveil speaker line-up ahead of final presentation...The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee has revealed the line-up for its final presentation, which will take place at the IOC Session in Lima, Peru, on September 13.The
 
   
‘My arms have been aching since the end!’
 
 Portsmouth Today     2017-09-13 kl. 15:48     366 words
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Her tongue was peeling and her arms were aching, but that didn’t stop super Deborah Herridge completing an epic cross-channel swim. She swam from Dover to Wissant in France in a fundraising drive for five charities.

She says that her swim was inspired by the Paralympic Games – which drove her to feel as though she should be doing something active as well.

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The Pentagon, Pinochet, and Assad: Bell Pottinger’s Most Controversial Clients
 
 MSNBC Newsweek     2017-09-13 kl. 15:34     1185 words
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Bell Pottinger has sought to sell the stories of some of the most controversial figures in history, from Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet to Syria’s ruling Assad family.

3. Oscar Pistorius The British PR firm took on Pistorius as a client after the Paralympic athlete was charged with the murder of his former girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, who died after being shot by Pistorius at their home in Pretoria on Valentine’s

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In the Centre of the Centre
 
 London Review Of Books     2017-09-13 kl. 15:17     4291 words
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Thomas Meaney writes about Angela Merkel's kingdom

In Grünheide, a small town in the Spreewald near Berlin, she came to christen a new training complex for Olympic and Paralympic athletes.