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Tvekade om framtiden - nu är flerfaldige medaljören uttagen till Paralympics
 
 Östersunds-Posten     2017-09-15 kl. 08:08     138 words
 
Han var osäker på framtiden, men med en ny guide svarade Zebastian Modin för en succésäsong i fjol och valde då att satsa vidare. Nu är Östersundsåkaren uttagen till Paralympics i Pyeongchang.

Tvekade om framtiden - nu är flerfaldige medaljören uttagen till Paralympics.... Nu är Östersundsåkaren uttagen till Paralympics i Pyeongchang.Längdskidåkaren och skidskytten Zebastian Modin plockade hem tre medaljer under Paralympics i Sotji 2014.

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Modin klar för Paralympics
 
 Sydsvenskan     2017-09-15 kl. 07:52     88 words
 
Den förste svensken att bli uttagen till Paralympics i Pyeongchang är skidåka...

Den förste svensken att bli uttagen till Paralympics i Pyeongchang är skidåka...

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Zebastian Modin förste svensk till Paralympics i Pyeongchang
 
 Sveriges Radio Radiosporten     2017-09-15 kl. 06:03     115 words
 
Idag tas de första aktiva ut till den svenska Paralympics-truppen - en av dem är den framgångsrike skidåkare och skidskytten Zebastian Modin.

Zebastian Modin förste svensk till Paralympics i Pyeongchang.... Idag tas de första aktiva ut till den svenska Paralympics-truppen - en av dem är den framgångsrike skidåkare och skidskytten Zebastian Modin.Vinnare av världscupen, VM-guld och ett flertal medaljer från Paralympics...

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Första uttagningen till Paralympics 2018
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-09-15 kl. 06:00     230 words
 
Pressmeddelande * Sep 15, 2017 06:00 CEST Zebastian Modin i PyeongChang 2017 Med 175 dagar kvar till Paralympics i PyeongChang 2018 offentliggör Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté sin första uttagning.

Första uttagningen till Paralympics 2018.... Pressmeddelande * Sep 15, 2017 06:00 CEST Zebastian Modin i PyeongChang 2017 Med 175 dagar kvar till Paralympics i PyeongChang 2018 offentliggör Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté sin första uttagning.Grönt ljus...
 
   
Bergström: Nu är det alla mot Ryssland
 
 Aftonbladet     2017-09-14 kl. 22:26     654 words
 
Med fem månader till OS delar världens ledande vinternationer upp sig.

Risken är att vi landar i ett förfärligt mellanläge, som i Rio förra sommaren då ryssarna tilläts ställa upp i OS men inte i Paralympics (som om fusket främst var inriktat på rullstolsfäktning och goalball).
 
   
Premiär för Parasport RookieCamp: "Är en storsatsning"
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-09-14 kl. 16:13     341 words
 
Pressmeddelande * Sep 14, 2017 16:13 CEST Under helgen är det premiär för Parasport RookieCamp i Eskilstuna.

Premiär för Parasport RookieCamp:... Pressmeddelande * Sep 14, 2017 16:13 CEST Under helgen är det premiär för Parasport RookieCamp i Eskilstuna.En av de ansvariga, Stefan Jansson som är rekryteringsansvarig på Parasport Sverige, är mycket förväntansfull...

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Aron Andersons tre bästa inspirationstips
 
 Nyheter24     2017-09-14 kl. 12:53     106 words
 
I serien Anne möter träffade psykologen Anne Grefberg i det här avsnittet äventyraren Aron Anderson.

I serien Anne möter träffade psykologen Anne Grefberg i det här avsnittet äventyraren Aron Anderson.Under intervjun diskuteras bland annat varför cancern på ett sätt är det bästa som hänt honom, varför föräldrar inom handikappidrotten
 
   
Sverige bakom kravet: stoppa Ryssland från OS
 
 Dagens Nyheter - Login     2017-09-14 kl. 12:09     393 words
 
Världens ledande antidopningsorganisationer kritiserar Internationella olympisk...

Världens ledande antidopningsorganisationer kritiserar Internationella olympisk...

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Medina gunning for 13th table tennis gold in ASEAN Para Games
 
 Philippine Star     2017-09-15 kl. 08:44     372 words
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Paralympic table tennis bronze medal winner Josephine Medina is eyeing to continue her golden streak in the ASEAN Para Games as she competes in the ninth edition unfolding on Sunday at Bukit Jalil National Sports Complex here.

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Paralympic table tennis bronze medal winner Josephine Medina is eyeing to continue her golden streak in the ASEAN Para Games as she competes in the ninth edition unfolding on Sunday at Bukit Jalil National Sports Complex
 
   
‘I really like this place’
 
 Albuquerque Journal     2017-09-15 kl. 08:37     893 words
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SANTA FE, N.M. — Hockey players Wayne Gretzky and Gordie Howe. Actor Michael J. Fox. Musicians Gordon Lightfoot and Celine Dion.

Huot is a paraswimmer who holds 20 Paralympic medals, including nine golds....think about it. I’m lucky to have such a long career and hopefully still be competitive.” The Rio games were his fifth paralympics.
 
   
Chef de Mission for Tokyo Olympics visits Japan
 
 Montsame News     2017-09-15 kl. 08:31     168 words
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Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ First Deputy President of the Mongolian National Olympic Committee (MNOC) and Chef de Mission of Mongolia for  for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games B.Battushig has  paid a working visit to Japan. In the scope of the visit, B.

The sides talked about organizing training for Mongolian and Japanese Paralympic athletes.... B.Battushig also met with Shunichi Suzuki, Japanese Minister in charge of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games and considered matters on preparation for the...
 
   
Beijing incorporates idea of sustainability from blueprint to practice: senior official
 
 Ecns.cn     2017-09-15 kl. 08:27     458 words
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Beijing has paid special attention to the idea of sustainability, from the very beginning process of bidding to the current preparations for the

Beijing has paid special attention to the idea of sustainability, from the very beginning process of bidding to the current preparations for the. ...Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, said Chang Yu, the director of the Department of
 
   
As with sport, all love should be celebrated
 
 Illawarra Mercury     2017-09-15 kl. 08:23     450 words
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For what it’s worth, I’ll happily be marking the ‘yes’ box. In all the columns written on this page in the past decade, there was never any intention to be political.

There is a long list backing the marriage equality ‘yes’ vote, including the NRL, AFL, Cricket Australia, Football Federation, Australian Paralympic Committee, Volleyball Australia and NBL.
 
   
Witty blind athlete
 
 Business Daily Africa     2017-09-15 kl. 08:02     1173 words
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7:35 By JACKSON BIKO Henry Wanyoike, trainer, marathoner and founder of the Henry Wanyoike Foundation in Kikuyu on September 14, 2017. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NMG  Slightly over 21 years ago, Henry Wanyoike lost his eyesight after a stroke.

He is the current holder of three world records in 5,000 meters, 10,000 meters and full-marathon paralympics.
 
   
Modin klar för Paralympics
 
 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2017-09-15 kl. 07:52     92 words
 
Den förste svensken att bli uttagen till Paralympics i Pyeongchang är skidåkaren och skidskytten Zebastian Modin. 23-åringen tog två silver och ett brons i Sotji 2014 och även ett brons i Vancouver 2010.

Modin klar för Paralympics.... Den förste svensken att bli uttagen till Paralympics i Pyeongchang är skidåkaren och skidskytten Zebastian Modin.... 23-åringen tog två silver och ett brons i Sotji 2014 och även ett brons i Vancouver 2010.Svenska parasportförbundet och Paralympiska...
 
   
Five questions with Lori Long with The Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges
 
 Tulsa World     2017-09-15 kl. 07:15     807 words
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Lori Long is executive director of The Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges . Long left Nebraska with a degree in teaching and moved to Oklahoma, where she began working with nonprofits.

Paralympic Sport Club.
 
   
AIMing for an inclusive New Zealand
 
 Sun Live     2017-09-15 kl. 06:50     464 words
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Active Voice with Cherryl Thomson Disability Sport Adviser He waka eke noa, m? Aotearoa whanui (We are all in this waka together, for all of New Zealand) It's all happening this week!

Para swimming will include Para swimmers provisionally classified by Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ).... We are excited to be working with AIMS event organiser Vicki Semple, Swimming BOP/NZ, Tauranga (Ramblers) Athletics and PNZ, to ensure disabled athletes...
 
   
Thais set eyes on 13 gold medals in table tennis
 
 Sports247.my     2017-09-15 kl. 06:47     240 words
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WITH 27 gold medals on offer in table tennis competition, Thailand is looking at a humble target of 13 in the 9th ASEAN Para Games which begins Sunday (17 Sept).

The Thais will have the presence of two Rio de Janeiro Paralympic bronze medallists in men’s Class 6 singles player Rungroj Thainiyom and men’s Class 3 team of Yuttajak Glinbancheun and Anurak Laowong to lend a helping hand.
 
   
Olympic Games Rio 2016: Essex’s athletes
 
 Essex Life     2017-09-15 kl. 06:32     2006 words
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Saskia Clark © Richard Langdon Archant Andy Greeves profiles some of the athletes who will be flying the flag for both Great Britain and

Essex’s athletes. Saskia Clark © Richard Langdon Archant Andy Greeves profiles some of the athletes who will be flying the flag for both Great Britain and. ...Essex at this summer’s Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio Saskia Clark Name:
 
   
Five For Friday: Para Archery
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-15 kl. 06:28     243 words
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Five For Friday: Cycling Five For Friday: Figure Skating Five For Friday: Triathlon Five For Friday: Volleyball Michael Lukow, a 2016 Paralympian, led the U.S. recurve men’s team in qualifying on Wednesday, ranking fifth, and is among the U.S.

Volleyball Michael Lukow, a 2016 Paralympian, led the U.S. recurve men’s team in qualifying on Wednesday, ranking fifth, and is among the U.S.athletes competing for podium finishes this week in the World Archery Para Championships in Beijing.
 
   
LA 2028 leadership still beaming day after Olympic bid was approved in Peru
 
 Riverside Press Enterprise     2017-09-15 kl. 06:27     711 words
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LOS ANGELES — As Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles 2028 chairman Casey Wasserman stood on the edge of a tarmac at Los Angeles

A day earlier the International Olympic Committee unanimously ratified the awarding of the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games to Los Angeles, the IOC turning to the city in crisis for a third time.

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London Fashion Week Spring 2018: Ones to Watch
 
 WWD.com     2017-09-15 kl. 06:14     1356 words
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A crop of emerging talents is joining the London Fashion Week schedule, while some more established names are launching new projects. Harry Evans To say that Harry Evans has seen two extremes of the fashion landscape would be an understatement.

She was working on the team creating the uniform for Team GB — which were designed by Stella McCartney at the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympics closing ceremony, and interned at Alexander McQueen and Christopher Kane.
 
   
Even with medals, not all that glitters is gold
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-09-15 kl. 05:33     854 words
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A year ago today, Malaysia won a bronze at the Paralympics – its fourth medal – in Brazil. And the athletes who won were all rewarded. For one gold medallist in Rio, though, the gold medal and rewards may have led to his own undoing.

A year ago today, Malaysia won a bronze at the Paralympics – its fourth medal – in Brazil.... For one gold medallist in Rio, though, the gold medal and rewards may have led to his own undoing.MARIAPPAN is a paralympics legend.
 
   
Philippines bank hopes on Medina, Ridor
 
 Sports247.my     2017-09-15 kl. 05:29     319 words
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ALL eyes will be on Josephine Medina as the Rio  Paralympics table tennis bronze medallist checks into Kuala Lumpur, along with 111 athletes for the 9th  ASEAN Para Games Kuala Lumpur 2017 which begins from Sept 17-23.

ALL eyes will be on Josephine Medina as the Rio  Paralympics table tennis bronze medallist checks into Kuala Lumpur, along with 111 athletes for the 9th  ASEAN Para Games Kuala Lumpur 2017 which begins from Sept 17-23.The Filipinos, the next
 
   
2017 USEF Para-Equestrian Dressage National Championships Sponsored by Deloitte Gets Underway
 
 Usef.org     2017-09-15 kl. 05:06     738 words
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Mill Spring, N.C. - This week Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) will host its first-ever para-equestrian dressage competition at the

Trunnell was also a member of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Equestrian team.... Another member of the 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
Paralympic medalist Deepa Malik slams article that refers to her ‘wheelchair bound’
 
 Sportskeeda.com     2017-09-15 kl. 04:42     332 words
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The Paralympian was not pleased after being referred to as 'wheelchair bound'.

Paralympic medalist Deepa Malik slams article that refers to her ‘wheelchair bound’.... The Paralympian was not pleased after being referred to as 'wheelchair bound'.Malik at the Rio Olympics Deepa Malik created history last year at the Rio Paralympics...
 
   
Faris stands a chance to win two golds
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-09-15 kl. 04:33     374 words
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THREE years ago, Mohd Faris Ahmad Azri ( pic ) did not even know how to hold a badminton racquet properly – let alone play the game.

There’s nothing much left for shopping. “It’ll get better for me when I compete in the Paralympics one day. “ That’s my dream.
 
   
Noor Rizah wants to show ‘mean girls’ that para athletes can make it to the top
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-09-15 kl. 04:33     421 words
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GROWING up with a disability is hard enough. To face rejection from your peers makes it even worse. But that was what fish-seller Noor Rizah Abdul Rahim experienced during her childhood days.

It’s one way for me to show those ‘mean girls’ that even a disabled athlete like me can make it to the top,” she said.
 
   
Harry celebrates 33rd birthday as fans wait to see if he proposes to Meghan
 
 News and Star     2017-09-15 kl. 04:29     632 words
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Prince Harry is celebrating his 33rd birthday, with royal fans waiting to see whether this will be the year he weds his actress girlfriend Meghan Markle.

The Prince, who founded the Invictus Games, a paralympic-style competition for wounded, injured and sick former and still-serving servicemen and women, will be in the Canadian city carrying out public appearances from September 22 to September

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Cold sports bring warmer relations
 
 CHINAdaily Europe     2017-09-15 kl. 04:11     638 words
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China, Europe eye closer cooperation in developing winter sports economies China is seeking closer cooperation with Europe in the field of winter

Several agreements were signed at the forum, including one between the Chinese Dong Xiang Group and the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee.
 
   
Al Hamli re-elected to IPC Board
 
 WAM.ae     2017-09-15 kl. 03:55     273 words
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ABU DHABI, 8th September, 2017 (WAM) -- Mohammed Fadhil Al Hamli, Chairman of United Arab Emirates Paralympics Committee, has been re-elected as a

Mohammed Fadhil Al Hamli, Chairman of United Arab Emirates Paralympics Committee, has been re-elected as a. ...member of the Board of the International Paralympic...
 
   
Australia's best Para swimmers on show on the Gold Coast
 
 Australian Swimming     2017-09-15 kl. 03:41     143 words
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Australia’s best Paralympic swimmers will converge on the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre this Saturday September 16 for the 2017 Swimming Australia Para Grand Prix.

Australia’s best Paralympic swimmers will converge on the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre this Saturday September 16 for the 2017 Swimming Australia Para Grand Prix.   The Grand Prix will give the swimmers the chance to race in a world class facility
 
   
Sick Royle slams ITU on athlete welfare
 
 Newcastle Herald     2017-09-15 kl. 03:19     329 words
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The Newcastle triathlete is not happy before the world series finale in the Netherlands.

Olympic silver medallist Michellie Jones, 48, will contest an age group sprint and guide Rio Paralympic champion Katie Kelly.
 
   
Australia’s finest triathletes hit the roads in Rotterdam
 
 Australian Olympic Committee     2017-09-15 kl. 02:54     652 words
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Home News 14 September 2017 TRIATHLON: More than 270 Australian triathletes have converged on Rotterdam this week for the ITU World Triathlon Championship Grand Final.

medallist Michellie Jones and 2016 Paralympians Katie Kelly, Kate Doughty, Brant Garvey and Nic Beveridge and 240 Age Groupers, the Australians will make their presence felt over three frantic days of racing.... Jones, at 48, is about to celebrate 30 years as a triathlete next year and will contest the Age Group Sprint World Championship as well as her key role as the Guide for Rio Paralympic...
 
   
Bromans review: Vain, vacuous... it’s thumbs down
 
 Mail Online UK     2017-09-15 kl. 02:17     682 words
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Bromans (ITV2) Rating: Without Limits: Vietnam (BBC1) Rating: Rhiannon from Bromans, one of the girls cheering on the heavily-tattooed lads New

It sometimes feels TV only takes notice of disabled people when they are doing something extraordinary: the Paralympians, the autistic geniuses.

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This is their moment to shine at the Asean Para Games
 
 Star2.com     2017-09-15 kl. 02:06     903 words
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At the upcoming Kuala Lumpur Asean Para Games, Malaysia is counting on four sports – athletics, swimming, bowling and cycling – to deliver the bulk of the 103-gold medal target and become the overall champions for the first time in 16 years.

games. In the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, she clinched a bronze, which was the first medal for the Philippines at the games and the second medal in the country’s paralympic history.... THERESA GOH RUI SI, 30 Para swimming, Singapore Despite being born with spina bifida, Singaporean paralympian...

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Ambitious plans set for the Mattoni Ústí nad Labem Half Marathon 2017
 
 German Road Races     2017-09-15 kl. 01:52     931 words
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Elite athletes taking part in the seventh ever Mattoni Ústí nad Labem Half Marathon (the final event in the RunCzech Running League 2017, awarded the IAAF Gold Label) have ambitious plans.

The Spolchemie Czech Handbike Cup for physically disabled athletes will kick off from the same spot at noon.
 
   
Big Red Volleyball tourney returns
 
 Daily Herald Tribune     2017-09-15 kl. 01:48     352 words
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Area teams will come together this weekend to compete in the annual Big Red Volleyball Tournament. Games run on Friday and Saturday at GPRC, Mother Theresa and St. Joe’s. “There will be 39 teams participating, and each team is guaranteed four games.

It only makes sense to bring in local talent, and spur on attendance for home games.” Tournament players, coaches and their families will also get a chance to see a potential Paralympic squad up close.
 
   
WiFi rental service, "Wi-Ho!" available for travelers visiting Japan from Australia and Canada
 
 TravelDailyNews Asia-Pacific     2017-09-15 kl. 01:45     290 words
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Technology Vicky Karantzavelou - 15 September 2017, 00:10 Customers are able to make an order online and pay with their local currency before their travel starts. TOKYO - On September 13, 2017, Telecom Square, Inc.

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics approaching, the number of visitors to Japan is expected to rise.
 
   
The Script Shares Stories Behind 'Freedom Child' Tracks & Biggest Hits
 
 Billboard     2017-09-15 kl. 01:26     2304 words
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The Script released Freedom Child , the band's fifth album -- and first in three years -- on Sept. 1 and is currently traveling around the country in support of the new record.

But we did use it for the Paralympics. Still to this day, we get a lot of people asking if they can use our music behind really encouraging things -- Disney Eddie the Eagle and they put it as an inspirational piece for young girls.  “Divided
 
   
Carrie Ann Inaba Heartbroken After Splitting From Fiance Robb Derringer
 
 AceShowbiz.com     2017-09-15 kl. 01:24     394 words
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The 'Dancing with the Stars' judge posts cryptic messages with broken-heart emojis on Instagram after her engagement ended. Newly single Carrie Ann Inaba posted a cryptic message on her Instagram page.

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
 
   
PyeongChang Stage Prepared For Successful Olympic Winter Games
 
 Snow Industry News     2017-09-15 kl. 01:13     815 words
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Following its ninth and final visit to PyeongChang (29-31 August), the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Coordination Commission left the

While details must continue to be refined in the coming months, it was evident that the Organising Committee is well on its way to delivering successful Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.” With all permanent venues complete or nearing
 
   
Prince Harry relationship UPDATE - has young royal proposed to Suits star Meghan Markle?
 
 Scottish Express     2017-09-15 kl. 01:07     246 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.
 
   
Whangarei navy officer defies odds to compete at Invictus Games
 
 New Zealand Herald     2017-09-15 kl. 01:04     401 words
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Dan Crawford is keeping his fingers crossed his multiple sclerosis does not flare up while competing in three events at the Invictus Games in Canada.

The Invictus Games is an international Paralympic-style multi-sport event in which wounded, injured or sick armed services personnel and their associated veterans take part in sports.

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Do you know this wounded Anzac? The War Memorial wants your help
 
 ABC Online     2017-09-15 kl. 01:04     1030 words
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Related Story: Gallery: Your Anzac Day legends Related Story: Paralympic gold medallist Curtis McGrath eyes next challenge

Paralympic gold medallist Curtis McGrath eyes next challenge. ... Captured in sepia, the young man in the photograph sits alone in a grassy field, on an upholstered armchair.... Soldier and gold medal-winning paralympian, Sapper Curtis McGrath...

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Anti-doping group wants Winter Games ban of Russian leaders
 
 TSN     2017-09-15 kl. 00:24     798 words
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LIMA, Peru — If the Russians are worried about missing the upcoming Winter Olympics, one of their key leaders certainly isn't showing it.

WADA, the international track federation (IAAF) and the International Paralympic Committee are requiring that Russia accept responsibility for state-sponsored doping as a condition for reinstatement of the organizations they oversee.

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PREVIEW: PNT Faces Paralympic Powerhouse Ukraine in Final Group Stage Match
 
 U.S. Soccer Federation     2017-09-15 kl. 00:19     637 words
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After a dominant start to the 2017 IFCPF CP Football World Championships, the U.S. PNT faces its toughest test yet as it takes on world No. 1 Ukraine on Friday in San Luis, Argentina (3 p.m. ET, YouTube ).

PREVIEW: PNT Faces Paralympic Powerhouse Ukraine in Final Group Stage Match.... ET, YouTube ).The reigning Paralympic champion fresh off winning the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio is a titan of the sport; Ukraine has won every Paralympic tournament it has...
 
   
Against Northern Ireland
 
 U.S. Soccer Federation     2017-09-15 kl. 00:19     627 words
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) – The U.S. Paralympic National Team turned in another dominating performance to defeat Northern Ireland, 5-0, at the 2017 IFCPF CP Football World Championships.

Paralympic National Team turned in another dominating performance to defeat Northern Ireland, 5-0, at the 2017 IFCPF CP Football World Championships.The group stage victory, coupled with Ukraine’s 8-0 victory over Australia, secures a spot in the
 
   
Coming Off Solheim Cup Win And With Pro Golf Husband By Her Side, Olympian Gerina Piller Aims For First Major Win
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-14 kl. 23:25     1003 words
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By Mike Miazga | Sept. 14, 2017, 4:28 p.m. (ET) Gerina Piller plays a shot at The Solheim Cup at Des Moines Golf and Country Club on Aug. 19, 2017 in West Des Moines, Iowa.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
WADA admits Canadian lawyer made up charges against Russian Olympians
 
 Macedoniaonline.eu     2017-09-14 kl. 23:11     381 words
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The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has closed its investigation in regard to 95 of the 96 Russian athletes implicated in its McLaren Report as there 'simply may not be sufficient evidence required to sanction', it has told RT.

According to the Report, over 1,000 Russian athletes - in summer, winter and Paralympic competitions - benefited from the alleged state-backed plot to conceal positive doping tests.
 
   
Double Olympic Bid Allocation Highlights Future City Challenges
 
 GamesBids.com     2017-09-14 kl. 23:02     888 words
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Reporting from Lima Convention Center in Peru –  Wednesday’s historic simultaneous awarding of the Olympic and Paralympic Games to both Paris in 2024

Reporting from Lima Convention Center in Peru –  Wednesday’s historic simultaneous awarding of the Olympic and Paralympic Games to both Paris in 2024. ...and Los Angeles in 2028 introduced some stability for the International Olympic Committee
 
   
Cross country running to make Olympic return at Buenos Aires 2018
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-14 kl. 22:35     510 words
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Cross country running is set to return to the Olympics after a 94-year absence following its inclusion within the athletics programme at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires.

An IOC Session is also expected to be held during the Games primarily to confirm the bidding process for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic race.Nick Butler at the Lima Convention Centre.

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Shining youth stars
 
 Straits Times     2017-09-14 kl. 22:14     274 words
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Eight youth with a passion for doing their bit to improve society for a better tomorrow are in the running for the Singapore Youth Award this year.

Past recipients include Paralympic gold medallist Yip Pin Xiu, Olympic gold medallist Li Jiawei and filmmaker Anthony Chen.
 
   
National Ability Center Unveils Expansion and Growth Plan
 
 Salt Lake Magazine     2017-09-14 kl. 21:58     305 words
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The National Ability Center (NAC) has announced their Campaign for the Future of Possibility, a multi-year growth plan that will result in the

The NAC will quadruple programming opportunities by 2029 “As a premier program and education resource for veterans, youth, families, para-athletes and Paralympians from around the world, the National Ability Center is focused on inspiring
 
   
Athletics | Men's 800m - T34 Final | Rio 2016 Paralympic Games
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-14 kl. 21:54     105 words
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Men's 800m - T34 Final Gold: ALHAMMADI Mohamed UAE 1:40.24 Silver: KTILA Walid Tunisia 1:40.31 Bronze: MCCRACKEN Rheed Australia 1:41.

T34 Final | Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.... MCCRACKEN Rheed MITIC Bojan MANNI Henry PRUITT Austin ALHAMMADI Mohamed TOWERS Isaac KTILA Walid Tunisia SMEENK Austin Canada For more information on the Rio 2016 Paralympic Game, please visit http://www.paralympic...
 
   
Meet The U.S. Figure Skaters Beginning Their Olympic Season This Week
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-14 kl. 21:40     1255 words
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By Lynn Rutherford | Sept. 14, 2017, 12:31 p.m. (ET) This season has added urgency, as U.S. athletes are anxious to stake their claims to spots on the 2018 U.S.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Exclusive: Post-Brexit tourism deal in the 'common interest' of Europe, says tourism minister
 
 Leisure Management     2017-09-14 kl. 21:31     239 words
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BYTom Anstey High-end health club operator Equinox has revealed the central role spas will play as it ventures into the world of hotels. The company plans to ....

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has officially approved plans to transform Paris into an Olympic Park for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic ....

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Paris to Host 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games!
 
 Northern Ireland Travel News     2017-09-14 kl. 21:18     10 words
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Ban Ki-moon promises to improve accountability of IOC as members speak out on corruption allegations
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-14 kl. 21:16     819 words
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Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has promised to improve the accountability and transparency of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after he was elected the new chairman of the Ethics Commission here today.

There is now a widespread evidence that Rio 2016 paid bribes to IOC members during their successful campaign to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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They bravely fought the Nazis, now our veterans are tragically fighting for benefits
 
 Mirror.co.uk     2017-09-14 kl. 20:51     884 words
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As disabled heroes prepare to dazzle the world at the Invictus Games, spare a thought for "ordinary" disabled people all over Britain who face having

Yet, like the Paralympic Games , it also shines a light on the disconnect between Britain’s elite disabled athletes and “ordinary” disabled people in the austerity-hit UK .

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Giedre set to realise her dreams
 
 Worcester Observer     2017-09-14 kl. 20:36     489 words
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A BRAVE University of Worcester graduate has been chosen for the Great Britain Para-rowing team at the forthcoming World Championships having triumphed over adversity and injury to win her place.

Paralympic Games. She will now compete at the World Championships in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida, which run from September 24 to October 1. “I always wanted to be an international athlete,” Giedre said. “But this is just the first step, now I want to...
 
   
Italian duo set record on way to bronze medal match at World Archery Para Championships
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-14 kl. 20:04     367 words
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Max Winters Thursday, 14 September 2017 Italian pair Eleanora Sarti and Alberto Simonelli broke the match play world record during the compound open mixed team eliminations at the 2017 World Archery Para Championships in Beijing today.

world best after scoring 158 out of a possible 160 points, one more than the previous mark, in the quarter-finals at the China Administration for Sports for Persons with Disabilities Centre, a venue at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games.

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KT Tape announces Limited Edition tape celebrating Olympian Meb Keflezighi
 
 Around The Rings     2017-09-14 kl. 19:50     853 words
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2017 KT Tape® announces Limited Edition tape celebrating Olympian Meb Keflezighi A portion of proceeds from the

Used by professional athletes, Olympians and Paralympians, and every day athletes, KT Tape products have been adopted in nearly every sport.
 
   
Sports for Schools scheme launches in Ireland
 
 Cambridge Network     2017-09-14 kl. 19:43     579 words
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The programme is being launched today at Our Lady’s National School in Dublin by Irish International and Ulster Rugby star, Tommy Bowe.

The scheme gives school children direct access to extraordinary Olympic and Paralympic athletes.

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KDV Proud to Support Hartford Financial Products 2017 U.S. Paralympics Fundraiser
 
 KDVLaw     2017-09-14 kl. 19:32     142 words
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KDV is proud to support The Hartford’s fundraising efforts for the U.S. Paralympics. The Hartford has been a sponsor of athletes with disabilities since 1994, becoming a founding partner of U.S. Paralympics in 2003.

Paralympics Fundraiser.... Paralympics. The Hartford has been a sponsor of athletes with disabilities since 1994, becoming a founding partner of U.S.... Paralympics in 2003.They will continue to be the Official Disability Insurance Sponsor of U.S.
 
   
Colorful tribute to 2028 Olympics
 
 Adirondack Daily Enterprise     2017-09-14 kl. 19:24     60 words
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The Olympic Center in downtown Lake Placid is lit up in the colors of Los Angeles’s sunsets Wednesday evening to celebrate the California city officially being awarded the 2028 Olympic Summer Games and Paralympic Games that day. Other U.S.

The Olympic Center in downtown Lake Placid is lit up in the colors of Los Angeles’s sunsets Wednesday evening to celebrate the California city officially being awarded the 2028 Olympic Summer Games and Paralympic Games that day.

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Paralympic silver medallist targets home success at World Para-triathlon Championships in Rotterdam
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-09-14 kl. 19:21     312 words
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Max Winters Thursday, 14 September 2017 Rio 2016 Paralympic silver medallist Geert Schipper will be hoping to round off a sensational campaign on home soil at the International Triathlon Union World Para-triathlon Championships in Rotterdam tomorrow.

Paralympic silver medallist targets home success at World Para-triathlon Championships in Rotterdam.... Max Winters Thursday, 14 September 2017 Rio 2016 Paralympic silver medallist Geert Schipper will be hoping to round off a sensational campaign on home...

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Alex Zanardi Sets Out for Record in Pula
 
 Ironman.com     2017-09-14 kl. 19:17     727 words
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Italy's former Formula 1 driver and multiple Para-Cycling medalist highlights the age-group field and race in Pula, Croatia. by Volker Boch Alessandro Zanardi has a clear goal coming into the IRONMAN 70.3 Pula, Croatia this Sunday.

"I’m going to Pula confident to improve my personal best I set in Pescara," says the 50-year-old multiple Paralympic medalist and Para-Cycling world champion.... Zanardi was named Italy’s Athlete of the Year in 2012 not only due to winning two Olympic gold medals at the London Paralympics...
 
   
KBC 9, Episode 14: Here's The 'Biggest Winner' Of Amitabh Bachchan's Show
 
 NDTV     2017-09-14 kl. 19:17     393 words
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New Delhi:  Amitabh Bachchan started the 14th episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati 9 by inviting previous day's contestant Biresh Choudhary on the hot seat, who played the game with confidence on Wednesday.

Which of these Indian para-athletes won the gold medal in high jump at the Rio Paralympic Games?

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Official: LA Olympics to be greenest games ever
 
 CNC World     2017-09-14 kl. 18:47     556 words
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The International Olympic Committee has announced that Paris will host the 2024 Summer Games, and the 2028 Games will go to Los Angeles. How does Los Angeles feel about being a three-time Olympics host?  We went to California to find the answer.

city. SOUNDBITE: GENE SYKES, LA 2028 CEO "The Olympics and the Paralympics are very popular in our community.... So it's easier for our community to say we welcome the Olympic Games, the Paralympics, the entire movement and all the people of the world to...
 
   
British Bobsleigh coach quits just five months before 2018 Winter Olympics
 
 The Guardian     2017-09-14 kl. 18:37     421 words
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• Dominik Scherrer cites disagreements over strategy • Sport hit by allegations of bullying and discrimination The coach of British Bobsleigh has resigned in the wake of allegations of bullying and discrimination within the Olympic programme.

Bobsleigh is one of several sports which has undergone an independent review after being implicated in the duty of care scandal afflicting British Olympic and Paralympic sport.

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10 things you need to know about September 15
 
 Metro.news     2017-09-14 kl. 18:34     765 words
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? NASA space probe Cassini to meet fiery end NASA scientists will kill off the Cassini space probe with a spectacular suicidal dive into Saturn’s atmosphere.

? French President Emmanuel Macron will host a reception for those who were involved in the successful bid for Paris bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Rio 2016 1 year on: Sun Gang’s mixed emotions
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-14 kl. 18:33     464 words
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Chinese wheelchair fencer reflects on Paralympic success A year on from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games , China’s Sun Gang reflected on his Paralympic debut, which was a mix of surprises and some disappointment.

Chinese wheelchair fencer reflects on Paralympic success A year on from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games , China’s Sun Gang reflected on his Paralympic debut, which was a mix of surprises and some disappointment.“The first thing I noticed after
 
   
Paratriathletes to get ITU World Championships underway on Friday
 
 Tri247.com     2017-09-14 kl. 18:29     562 words
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ITU Paratriathlon World Championships kicks of Rotterdam Grand Final It’s 2017 ITU Grand Final weekend coming up, and we’ve already previewed the men’s and women’s Senior Elite races – courtesy of Blair Cartmell – HERE .

Tough conditions are expected with wind and rain on a testing technical course, but the Great Britain team, which includes Paralympic Champion , Andy Lewis , is ready to meet the challenge.... Lauren Steadman (PTS5) and Melissa Reid (PTVI), who also won Paralympic...
 
   
For LA 2028: Summoning Our Best Angels
 
 Huffington Post     2017-09-14 kl. 18:17     818 words
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This week, it became official. The International Olympics Committee formally awarded the 2028 Summer Games to the City of Los Angeles.

The International Olympics Committee formally awarded the 2028 Summer Games to the City of Los Angeles.As a member of the LA 2024 Committee (now LA 2028) working to position Los Angeles as an ideal host for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, I had
 
   
President Iohannis hands Romania’s flag to delegation to “Invictus Games Toronto 2017”
 
 Nine O'Clock     2017-09-14 kl. 18:01     657 words
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Romania’s President Klaus Iohannis handed, on Thursday, at the Cotroceni Palace, Romania’s flag to our country’s delegation who is to participate in the “Invictus Games Toronto 2017” sports competition.

occasion, that he welcomed with enthusiasm the news regarding Romania’s team participating in the Paralympic Games Invictus Games 2017, which are to be held in Toronto, Canada and he pointed out that the participants in the games are “the true
 
   
Paris 2024 confirmed in Lima
 
 Hospitality On     2017-09-14 kl. 18:00     144 words
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It is the end of a long media and sports drama. After being announced this summer, news of Paris welcoming 2024's Olympic Games was confirmed September 13th in Lima, at a meeting of the International Olympic Committee.

The organization of the Olympic and Paralympic Games of 2024 was a major stake for the city and the French government.
 
   
Deepa Malik Reminds CM Shivraj Chouhan Of His Reward Promise on Social Media
 
 News18.com     2017-09-14 kl. 17:54     375 words
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Rio Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik reminded Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan of his announcement of Rs 40 lakh reward after the wheelchair bound athlete did the country proud at the World Games last year.

Rio Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik reminded Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan of his announcement of Rs 40 lakh reward after the wheelchair bound athlete did the country proud at the World Games last year.File image of Deepa

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New UK Sport Chief Grainger Hears Case for Change from Funding Losers
 
 HighBeam Research     2017-09-14 kl. 17:37     125 words
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Which came first: the chicken or the egg? A question for a biologist rather than a trained lawyer with an impressive sideline in rowing, perhaps.

highperformance agency's raison d'etre under almost-constant debate, especially as the prospect of deep cuts to a budget that has generated unprecedented levels of Olympic and Paralympic success loom over the horizon.
 
   
Lima 2019: Athletes' Village construction process begins
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-14 kl. 17:26     197 words
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IPC President Andrew Parsons attends symbolic ceremony in Peruvian capital city The Lima 2019 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games Organising Committee

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Andrew Parsons attended the event, as well as Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, Lima 2019 President Carlos Neuhaus and Pan American Sports Organisation (PASO) President Nevel Ilic. “Our
 
   
Mexico City 2017: Hendri Herbst vs. Keiichi Kimura
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-14 kl. 17:26     282 words
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They will face-off in the men's 50m and 100m freestyle S11 at the World Championships.

The South African and the Japanese swimmers will contest the men's 50m and 100m freestyle S11 events, as they did at last year's Paralympic Games and the 2015 Worlds.... Nationality: South Africa. Age: 25 Kimura: Nationality: Japan. Age: 27 PARALYMPIC...
 
   
#AM_Equality Tipsheet: September 14, 2017
 
 Human Rights Campaign     2017-09-14 kl. 16:48     1507 words
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CONGRESS MUST PASS THE DREAM ACT TO PROTECT DACA RECIPIENTS: As Donald Trump continues erratic behavior and messaging on vital Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) , Congress must act to pass DREAM Act.

Watch here . LOS ANGELES TO HOST SUMMER OLYMPICS, PARALYMPICS IN 2028:... 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.
 
   
Defending Champions and Abbott World Marathon Majors Series X Winners Tatyana McFadden and Marcel Hug Lead Professional Wheelchair Field Featuring 24 Paralympians From 12 Countries
 
 Bank of America     2017-09-14 kl. 16:36     2141 words
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Today, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced that 15-time world champion, four-time Paralympian and seven-time Chicago Marathon champion

Defending Champions and Abbott World Marathon Majors Series X Winners Tatyana McFadden and Marcel Hug Lead Professional Wheelchair Field Featuring 24 Paralympians From 12 Countries.... Today, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon announced that 15-time world champion, four-time Paralympian and seven-time Chicago Marathon champion. ...Tatyana McFadden (USA) and 20-time world champion medalist and four-time Paralympian...

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Style File - Rihanna
 
 British Vogue     2017-09-14 kl. 16:36     4277 words
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WITH her ever-changing hairstyles and penchant for the extreme side of fashion, Rihanna is one of the music industry's ultimate style chameleons.

Rex Features September 9 2012 Leaving the Paralympics after-party at Dover Street Arts Club wearing an orange Kenzo T-shirt with orange spot-print trousers, accessorised with black pointed stiletto heels.
 
   
Defending Champs Lead Wheelchair Field for Chicago Marathon
 
 NBC Chicago     2017-09-14 kl. 16:13     456 words
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Local favorite and seven-time Chicago Marathon champion Tatyana McFadden, and 2016 men's wheelchair race winner Marcel Hug, aka the "silver bullet,"

The two are part of what race organizers say is one of the "most internationally diverse and talented" professional wheelchair fields in Chicago Marathon history.  Twenty-four Paralympians from 12 countries will come to the Windy City on Oct.
 
   
Revenge on May is a dish served daily for Evening Standard editor Osborne
 
 MSN UK     2017-09-14 kl. 16:08     6290 words
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© Esquire George Osborne Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not represent the views of MSN or Microsoft. At a little after 6.

At the Summer Paralympics in London, he was announced to the stadium to give out the winners' medals and was booed by the crowd.

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5-at-10: SEC items of interest, Fab 4 picks, More Hill talk, Rushmore of doughnut styles
 
 Chattanooga Times Free Press     2017-09-14 kl. 16:07     2072 words
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SEC items of interest As we head to the midpoint of September and the games switch from non-conference donnybrooks and money-driven homesteading whitewashes, SEC on SEC hate is picking up.  So too are the questions.

Olson lost his sight eight years ago to a rare form of retinal cancer, but joined the USC team on a scholarship for disabled athletes and began practicing with the Trojans 2 years ago.
 
   
Winter Games unveils schedule as ticket sales flag
 
 Yahoo! Singpore She     2017-09-14 kl. 15:49     169 words
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Lee Hee-Beom, president of the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter GamesWinter Olympic chiefs Thursday

Lee Hee-Beom, president of the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
World Winter Sports Beijing Expo 2017: Gearing up for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, Building up an "Ice and Snow Power"
 
 BioSpace     2017-09-14 kl. 15:48     1567 words
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BEIJING , Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Winter Sports Beijing Expo 2017 (" WWSE") successfully opened at the China National Convention Center in Beijing on September 7th .

(IDG), produced by the Beijing Olympic City Development Center and IDG World Expo China Co., Ltd., supported by the Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, and also coordinated by a wide variety of Chinese and

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Tennis: Helensburgh's Reid secures US Open doubles crown
 
 Helensburgh Advertiser     2017-09-14 kl. 15:37     538 words
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Get the latest local news straight to your inbox every day Helensburgh’s Gordon Reid added his ninth career grand slam title to his growing collection of wheelchair tennis trophies at the US Open in New York on Saturday.

The quartet have developed quite a rivalry, with the Brits having won both of their last two Wimbledon final encounters, but the French pair prevailed at both Roland Garros this year and the Rio Paralympics final last September.
 
   
Oscar Knox charity golf day raises a fantastic £20,236 for childhood cancer research
 
 Belfast Live     2017-09-14 kl. 15:33     626 words
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A massive £20,236 was raised for childhood cancer research at last week's star-studded charity golf day created in honour of Oscar Knox.

Coach Adam Keefe, Paralympian Michael McKillop, actor Charlie Lawson, comedian Shane Todd and teenage golf prodigy Tom McKibben.
 
   
My son has a rare form of autism. Surfing saved him
 
 News Leader     2017-09-14 kl. 15:24     1090 words
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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.

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Anderson’s U.S. Open performance will have a major impact on the tennis world
 
 Daily Illini     2017-09-14 kl. 15:21     725 words
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Kevin Anderson’s run to the U.S. Open Final is hands down one of the greatest accomplishments by an Illinois athlete ever.

Open Final is hands down one of the greatest accomplishments by an Illinois athlete ever.The University has had great athletes go on to do great things in their respective sports, but none of their accomplishments — except Paralympian Tatyana
 
   
Beach volleyball at the Eiffel Tower and more as IOC approves plans for Paris 2024 Olympics
 
 Leisure Management     2017-09-14 kl. 15:09     242 words
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BYKim Megson The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has officially approved plans to transform Paris into an Olympic Park for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic ....

BYKim Megson The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has officially approved plans to transform Paris into an Olympic Park for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic ....US publicationis launching a new Women in Wellness Leadership Conference, set to

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Ferdi Eilberg joins para-dressage coaching team
 
 Your Horse     2017-09-14 kl. 15:07     342 words
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Dressage rider and trainer, Ferdi Eilberg, is set to re-join the equestrian World Class Programme as High Performance Coach to the para-dressage Podium and Podium Potential squads.

" said Ferdi. "There is a greater demand for horses and the competition is getting harder all the time; there are quite a lot of new combinations developing which is exciting to see.” The trio, who collectively have a wealth of knowledge in Paralympic...
 
   
Fighters look forward to Para taekwondo debut
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-14 kl. 14:54     507 words
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Tokyo 2020 will be first Paralympic Games for the sport In just under three years’ time, Para taekwondo will make its historic Games debut at Tokyo 2020.

Tokyo 2020 will be first Paralympic Games for the sport In just under three years’ time, Para taekwondo will make its historic Games debut at Tokyo 2020.For many athletes who have been competing in the sport, those Paralympics cannot come soon
 
   
Mexico City 2017: Amalia Perez vs. Mariana Shevchuk
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-14 kl. 14:54     259 words
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Home crowd hope to celebrate gold through three-time Paralympic champion Amalia Perez is one of the biggest stars competing at the Mexico City 2017 World Championships, from 30 September-6 October.

Mexico City 2017: Amalia Perez vs. Mariana Shevchuk. Home crowd hope to celebrate gold through three-time Paralympic champion Amalia Perez is one of the biggest stars competing at the Mexico City 2017 World Championships, from 30 September-6...
 
   
Qualtrough the hidden gem in cabinet shuffle
 
 CFJC Today     2017-09-14 kl. 14:44     485 words
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KAMLOOPS — When Prime Minister Trudeau shuffled his cabinet August 28th, much of the news centred around the creation of an extra minister involved in aboriginal affairs, and former TV host Seamus O’Reagan moved into Veterans Affairs.

A former Paralympic swimmer, an obvious choice for the portfolio, and a chance to give B.C. a third cabinet minister, along with Jody Wilson-Raybould and Harjit Sajjan.
 
   
Shinzo Abe meets Narendra Modi: Full text of the India-Japan joint statement
 
 Firstpost.com     2017-09-14 kl. 14:25     5359 words
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India and Japan on Thursday signed 15 agreements, including one to give a fillip to India's Act East policy by enhancing connectivity and developmental projects in India's north east.

2018. Prime Minister Abe welcomed the support offered by Prime Minister Modi for Japan’s efforts towards the successful organisation of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.... They also acknowledged that the Olympic and Paralympic Games offer a...

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Weekend: Panteresports, Barcelona Vive México and La Mercè Fun Run
 
 El Digital D Barcelona     2017-09-14 kl. 14:06     321 words
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Published on 14/09/2017 at 11:22 h. Editor The city’s local festival, La Mercè, is almost here and as a prelude there are plenty of activities to wet people’s appetites.

The 39th edition of the Cursa de la Mercè gets under way at 9 am, particularly relevant this year as the city marks the 25 th anniversary of the Barcelona ’92 Olympic Games and Paralympics.ial Office.
 
   
Paisley’s Martin Perry hopes to become a Paralympian at Tokyo in 2020 after becoming one of the world’s top 20 table tennis players in his class.
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2017-09-14 kl. 14:02     372 words
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Now he is widely tipped to feature in the forthcoming 2017 Sunday Mail sport scotland Scottish Sports Awards which will showcase people who are the beating heart of Scottish sport.

Paisley’s Martin Perry hopes to become a Paralympian at Tokyo in 2020 after becoming one of the world’s top 20 table tennis players in his class.Now he is widely tipped to feature in the forthcoming 2017 Sunday Mail sport scotland Scottish Sports

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Cavanagh and Stretton secure first British medal of World Archery Para Championships
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-09-14 kl. 13:54     324 words
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37 minutes ago John Cavanagh and Jessica Stretton guaranteed Great Britain's first medal of the World Archery Para Championships after an excellent display saw them reach the W1 open mixed team final.

Cavanagh is a two-time Paralympic medallist, winning gold in the W1 individual at Athens 2004 and silver in the same event in Beijing four years later.
 
   
Preview: All you need to know about the ITU Triathlon Grand Final
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-09-14 kl. 13:54     441 words
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3 hours ago Following on from the four medals won at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games last year, Great Britain’s paratriathletes will be looking to bring home more silverware at the ITU Triathlon Grand Final on Friday.

3 hours ago Following on from the four medals won at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games last year, Great Britain’s paratriathletes will be looking to bring home more silverware at the ITU Triathlon Grand Final on Friday.Doubling up as the sport’s
 
   
Nils-Erik Ulset’s reasons to watch PyeongChang 2018
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-14 kl. 13:39     174 words
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Norwegian Nordic skier believes next year’s Paralympics will be unique Winter Games With 11 medals across 4 Winter Games, Nils-Erik Ulset will have high hopes for PyeongChang 2018 .

Norwegian Nordic skier believes next year’s Paralympics will be unique Winter Games With 11 medals across 4 Winter Games, Nils-Erik Ulset will have high hopes for PyeongChang 2018 .He had a strong season last year, coming third in the standing
 
   
Book reports outcomes of Olympic-sized events
 
 PhysOrg.com     2017-09-14 kl. 13:36     1866 words
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Credit: North Carolina State University Winning a bid to host a "mega-event" like the Olympic games is the start of a Herculean commitment for host countries.

For example, most legacy planning for the truly major events such as the Olympic and Paralympic Games and the FIFA World Cup takes place seven to 10 years before the event actually takes place.... Also, I think our research from the 2012 London Paralympic...
 
   
Dream of fields > Local nonprofit outlines plan for sports complex south of Chico.
 
 Chico News & Review     2017-09-14 kl. 13:24     698 words
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Jovanni Tricerri is project coordinator for Everybody, Healthy Body, a nonprofit group focused on building a sprawling sports complex outside of Chico.

lakes, a senior wellness center, bike and pedestrian paths, a paralympic training facility and more.

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Paralympic weightlifter stripped of gold medal after revealing t-shirt with Vladimir Putin's face on during awards ceremony
 
 Mirror.co.uk     2017-09-14 kl. 13:19     334 words
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Powerlifting champ Vladimir Balynets secured a new world record when he triumphed at the European Championships but his celebrations were short-lived

Paralympic weightlifter stripped of gold medal after revealing t-shirt with Vladimir Putin's face on during awards ceremony.... Powerlifting champ Vladimir Balynets secured a new world record when he triumphed at the European Championships but his celebrations were short-lived. ...when he breached sporting rules and now he faces a lengthy competition ban A Russian paralympic...

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Atos Enhances Its Digital Workplace Portfolio With VMware Workspace ONE
 
 Field Technologies Online     2017-09-14 kl. 13:18     721 words
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Paris, VMworld® 2017 Europe, Barcelona - Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announces the integration of VMware Workspace ONE(TM) into its Atos Digital Workplace offering.

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.