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Pistorius kan få längre straff
 
 Norrköpings Tidningar     2017-09-19 kl. 08:44     102 words
 
Den paralympiske friidrottsstjärnan Oscar Pistorius riskerar att få ett längre straff för att ha dödat sin flickvän. Åklagarna, som ansåg att sex års fängelse var för milt, har nu fått den sydafrikanska överklagansdomstolen att ta upp fallet.

Den paralympiske friidrottsstjärnan Oscar Pistorius riskerar att få ett längre straff för att ha dödat sin flickvän.

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Andra upplagan av Sweden Outdoor Festival blev en publiksuccé
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-09-18 kl. 11:34     328 words
 
Publiken strömmade till när andra upplagan av Sweden Outdoor Festival gick av stapeln i helgen. Särskilt under lördagen var det riktigt trångt på Billingens fritidsområde i Skövde.

Lördagen bjöd inledningsvis på vackert väder och besökarna vimlade runt och provade på ett 20-tal olika friluftsaktiviteter, åt lokal mat i mathänget, testade parasport, tittade på SM i utomhusmatlagning eller chillade i friluftshänget.

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3 gold medals for Malaysia on Day 2 of para swimming
 
 New Straits Times     2017-09-19 kl. 08:40     460 words
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is closer to their 10-gold target after earning three-gold medals in Day Two of para swimming at the National Aquatics Centre in Bukit Jalil, today.

The sweetest win of all was through Anas, the son to three-time Paralympian Zul Amirul Sidi Abdullah, who broke the Games record of 1-minute 02.88s set by Singapore’s Benson Tan back in 2014, when he clocked a time of 59.97s. “I am just so proud
 
   
Prosecutors to appeal against Oscar Pistorius' six-year sentence
 
 Jackfm.co.uk     2017-09-19 kl. 08:33     91 words
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Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 7:29am South African prosecutors say they are appealing against the six-year murder sentence handed to Oscar Pistorius last year.

handed to the Paralympic gold medallist on 3 November.

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Prosecutors to appeal against Oscar Pistorius' six-year sentence
 
 2BR.co.uk     2017-09-19 kl. 08:33     72 words
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South African prosecutors say they are appealing against the six-year murder sentence handed to Oscar Pistorius last year.

South African prosecutors say they are appealing against the six-year murder sentence handed to Oscar Pistorius last year.South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal will hear the state's appeal against the jail term handed to the Paralympic gold

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South Africa's court to hear state's appeal against Pistorius in November
 
 Special Broadcasting Service     2017-09-19 kl. 08:24     73 words
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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) will hear the state's appeal against Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius' six-year murder sentence on Nov. 3, the National Prosecuting Authority said on Tuesday.

South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) will hear the state's appeal against Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius' six-year murder sentence on Nov.

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South Africa's court to hear state's appeal against Pistorius in Nov
 
 United News of India     2017-09-19 kl. 08:19     70 words
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JOHANNESBURG, Sept 19 (Reuters) South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) will hear the state's appeal against Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius' six-year murder sentence on Nov. 3, the National Prosecuting Authority said on Tuesday.

JOHANNESBURG, Sept 19 (Reuters) South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) will hear the state's appeal against Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius' six-year murder sentence on Nov.

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Are the Paralympics dodgy?
 
 CliffCentral.Com     2017-09-19 kl. 07:53     64 words
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A Paralympian has given a medal back as she feels she doesn’t deserve it. Why, you ask? Well Ben delves into a shady aspects of the ‘differently’ abled sports world.

Are the Paralympics dodgy?A Paralympian has given a medal back as she feels she doesn’t deserve it.
 
   
DWTS' Victoria Arlen: The Heartwarming & Inspirational Reason Former Paralympian Wore Pink on Premiere
 
 Long Room.com     2017-09-19 kl. 07:49     339 words
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For Victoria Arlen, pink is more than just a color. The ESPN personality and former Paralympian swimmer made her dancing debut on Monday’s season 25 premiere of Dancing with the Stars and selected a very special hue for her first dance costume.

The Heartwarming & Inspirational Reason Former Paralympian Wore Pink on Premiere.... The ESPN personality and former Paralympian swimmer made her dancing debut on Monday’s season 25 premiere of Dancing with the Stars and selected a very special hue...
 
   
DWTS Recap: Which Couple Shined Brightest in Season 25 Premiere?
 
 Parade.com     2017-09-19 kl. 07:43     1430 words
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With a packed opening night and 13 couples dancing, only one judge offered commentary for each performance.

That’s reality for ESPN host and Paralympian Victoria Arlen who spent 4 years in a vegetative state and another four years in a wheelchair. “This is a really big statement to myself as well as to the people who kind of wrote me off,” she said.
 
   
Scuttlebutt Europe #3927 - 19 September
 
 Scuttlebutt Europe     2017-09-19 kl. 07:41     3420 words
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In This Issue Monaco Classic Week - La Belle Classe | ILCA Laser Standard Men's World Championship | GAC Pindar Win M32 Series Scandinavia, Become 

2017. With close to 400 people in attendance, including America's Cup Skipper, James Spithill, Paralympian Colin Beashel and multiple Americas Cup and World Champions, stories of Jack's colourful life were in abundance, reflected by all who spoke.
 
   
A guide to warming up for the Robin Hood Marathon
 
 Nottingham Post     2017-09-19 kl. 07:23     484 words
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Professional athletes and amateur runners alike will be making their way across the city next weekend as they embark on the Robin Hood marathon .

Leigh Turner (R) photographed with paralympian Richard Whitehead (L).... Paralympian Richard Whitehead has been attending training sessions ahead of the Robin Hood marathon (Image:
 
   
Bank of Ireland dumps scandal-hit PR firm Bell Pottinger
 
 Irish Times     2017-09-19 kl. 07:22     418 words
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Irish bank says it is preparing a tender process for its UK PR business Bank of Ireland has become the latest corporate client, and the first big Irish name, to sever ties with embattled UK public relations firm Bell Pottinger .

Its controversial client list has included the wife of Syrian president Bashar Assad, South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius and the Pinochet Foundation, an organisation set up by supporters and aides of the former Chilean military ruler Augusto
 
   
Paralympic skier to guest at District Sports Awards
 
 Daventry Express     2017-09-19 kl. 07:14     413 words
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A former Paralympic skier has been confirmed as the guest of honour at this year’s Daventry District Sports Awards, as the deadline for nominations draws near.

Paralympic skier to guest at District Sports Awards.... A former Paralympic skier has been confirmed as the guest of honour at this year’s Daventry District Sports Awards, as the deadline for nominations draws near.Anna Turney broke her back snowboard...
 
   
Transport for London boss overseeing trams to leave 'towards end of the year'
 
 Croydon Advertiser     2017-09-19 kl. 07:02     612 words
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The Transport for London (TfL) boss overseeing the Croydon tram network will be leaving towards the end of the year, it has been announced.

"Leon led our surface teams through the most successful Olympic and Paralympic Games and, as head of our resilience functions, has provided leadership and support at difficult times.

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Invictus Games: Jason lost his leg in a landmine explosion, but he refuses to bow down to disability
 
 stuff.co.nz     2017-09-19 kl. 06:29     145 words
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Invictus Games athlete Jason was in a dark place when the landmine exploded. He lost his left leg, and was seriously injured. But he's bounced back, and is refusing to let the loss of his leg control his life.

As well as producing a television series focused on disability, other documentaries and digital content, Attitude also holds the broadcast rights for the Paralympics.

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Công, An set records at ParaGames’ powerlifting
 
 Viet Nam News     2017-09-19 kl. 06:20     647 words
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Viet Nam News HÀ N?I — Defending champion Lê V?n Công met with no difficulty while tak ing two gold medals in the men’s U49kg powerlifting event of the ASEAN ParaGames in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia , yesterday.

Công, the Paralympic winner and world record holder , lifted 181kg, a new Para Games record.... Công then set a new record of 181kg in his final attempt , while both the Lao athletes failed to increase their score. “ParaGames cannot be compared with a bigger tournaments such as the Paralympics...
 
   
'Dancing with the Stars' Season 25 Premiere Recap: The Goods and the Bads
 
 AceShowbiz.com     2017-09-19 kl. 05:44     752 words
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Several contestants get 5 and even 4 from judges for their first dances, while Jordan Fisher and Lindsey Stirling come out as early frontrunners. " Dancing with the Stars " season 25 has been officially kicked off.

The former Paralympic athlete earned 19 points.

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Hemala wins 2nd Asean Para Games gold; aims for 3rd on Thursday
 
 New Straits Times     2017-09-19 kl. 05:43     240 words
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KUALA LUMPUR: Olympian Hemala Devi won her second Asean Para Games gold on Tuesday and will be gunning for her third podium finish on Thursday. On Monday, she won the discus F12 with a throw of 32.46m; and she also hurled the iron ball 10.

She competed in the 2012 London Paralympics and came out 10th in the shot put event.
 
   
Victoria Arlen Gets Emotional Following Stunning 'Dancing With the Stars' Debut with Val Chmerkovskiy
 
 Yahoo! Singpore She     2017-09-19 kl. 05:39     330 words
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The former Paralympian isn't letting the fact that she can't feel her legs keep her from fighting hard for the Mirrorball trophy.Victoria Arlen made her Dancing With the Stars debut one to remember on Monday's Season 25 premiere.

The former Paralympian isn't letting the fact that she can't feel her legs keep her from fighting hard for the Mirrorball trophy.Victoria Arlen made her Dancing With the Stars debut one to remember on Monday's Season 25 premiere.The ESPN

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NH native Victoria Arlen competes in season premiere of Dancing with the Stars
 
 WMUR New Hampshire     2017-09-19 kl. 05:11     71 words
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MANCHESTER, N.H. — Exeter native Victoria Arlen took to the dance floor Monday night in the season premiere of Dancing with the Stars.

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Exeter native Victoria Arlen took to the dance floor Monday night in the season premiere of Dancing with the Stars.The former Paralympic swimmer shared her story of overcoming obstacles, such as emerging from a two-year-long

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Victoria Arlen & Val Chmerkovskiy Cha Cha DWTS Season 25 Week 1
 
 NewsR.in     2017-09-19 kl. 04:59     54 words
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Victoria Arlen and Val Chmerkovskiy‘s debut performance on the season 25 premiere tonight (September 18) on Dancing with the Stars was amazing!

Victoria Arlen and Val Chmerkovskiy‘s debut performance on the season 25 premiere tonight (September 18) on Dancing with the Stars was amazing!The paralympic swimmer and pro dancer — Team ViVa — wowed with a Cha Cha to “Born Ready” by
 
   
Victoria Arlen, a Former Paralympian, Performs Joyous Dance for 'DWTS' Week One! (Video)
 
 NewsR.in     2017-09-19 kl. 04:59     59 words
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Victoria Arlen gave one of the most inspiring performances of the night during the Dancing With the Stars season premiere!

Victoria Arlen, a Former Paralympian, Performs Joyous Dance for 'DWTS' Week One!
 
   
Germany, Ukraine and Belgium make strong starts at IBSA Goalball European Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-19 kl. 04:53     323 words
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Germany, Ukraine and Belgium all claimed two wins on the opening day of the men's event at the 2017 International Blind Sports Federation Goalball European Championships.

Action began at the Pajulahti Sports Institute in Nastola today ©Paralympics GB In the women’s tournament three teams also took maximum points after Russia, Israel and Greece claimed 100 per cent records.
 
   
World victory to athlete with Warwick connection
 
 Warwick Daily News     2017-09-19 kl. 04:48     196 words
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WORLD BEST: Triathlete Emily Tapp has won gold at the world championships.

Tapp is an automatic nominee for the Commonwealth Games which makes up a little for the disappointment of missing the Paralympics after an injury did not heal well enough to allow her to compete in athletics.... She moved to athletics before Rio to make the Paralympics...
 
   
Victoria Arlen makes 'dancing' debut
 
 Seacoast Online     2017-09-19 kl. 04:38     378 words
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hbarndollar@seacoastonline.com @hbarndollar EXETER ? Having re-learned to walk only one year ago, Victoria Arlen's legs surely moved fast on the dance floor Monday night.

Arlen is a Paralympics swimming gold medalist, joining ESPN in December 2015 at age 21, becoming one of ESPN?s youngest on-air personalities ever.
 
   
LA celebrates return of Olympic
 
 CNC World     2017-09-19 kl. 04:37     382 words
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and other officials have greeted the crowd during the parade.  Members of LA 2028, which worked to bring the Olympics to L.A.

By the time people come here, it will be a city reborn.” The International Olympic Committee unanimously selected LA as the host city for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Tokyo on Bakri’s mind
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-09-19 kl. 04:33     387 words
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BAKRI Omar is already 42 and plants padi for a living. But that hasn’t stopped him from dreaming of competing at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics. Having injured his leg when he fell from a tree when he was eight, life has been tough for him.

But that hasn’t stopped him from dreaming of competing at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.
 
   
Good friends Hoai Thanh and Chanida to renew rivalry on court
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-09-19 kl. 04:33     439 words
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Shuttlers Vu Hoai Thanh and Chanida Srinavakul are from different countries and rivals on the court. Yet, they have forged a bond that transcends borders. Hoai Thanh of Vietnam and Chanida of Thailand have been the best of friends for 14 years.

It has given me so much joy,” added Hoai Thanh who now hopes to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Paralympics.
 
   
'Dancing With The Stars' Season 25 Premiere Recap: Which Pair Performed Best?
 
 Inquisitr     2017-09-19 kl. 04:30     745 words
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Dancing with the Stars Season 25 has kicked off and it seems like fans are in for surprising results as this season’s roster deliver exciting competition with the show’s resident pro dancers.

WWE wrestler Nikki Bella, Paralympian Victoria Arlen, NFL star Terrell Owens, and NBA star Derek Fisher has also joined the mix, as well as “Shark Tank” mogul Barbara Corcoran, Broadway actor Jordan Fisher, singer Debbie Gibson, actors Frankie

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Triathletes win gold at world championships
 
 Toowoomba Chronicle     2017-09-19 kl. 04:22     195 words
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ON TRACK: Paratriathlete Katie Kelly (left) and her guide, Michellie Jones, in action. TRIATHLON: Katie Kelly and Emily Tapp are on top of the world after winning at the World Triathlon Championships in the Netherlands.

That success at adds to the 2015 world championship and 2016 Paralympic Games gold medal already on Kelly's list of achievements.... The second world championship success caps a dramatic year for Kelly, who won Paralympic gold and has also battled...
 
   
'I'm Handing Back My Medal': Is Paralympic Sport Classification Fit For Purpose?
 
 Malaysian Digest     2017-09-19 kl. 04:07     27 words
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With medals being handed back, officials alleging dirty tricks, and calls for an independent system to judge levels of disability, is Paralympic sport losing trust? Read More...

Is Paralympic Sport Classification Fit For Purpose?With medals being handed back, officials alleging dirty tricks, and calls for an independent system to judge levels of disability, is Paralympic sport losing trust?
 
   
Dancing with the Stars: Victoria Arlen and Val Chmerkovskiy Dance Inspiring Cha Cha to ‘Born Ready’
 
 Business 2 Community     2017-09-19 kl. 03:58     594 words
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ABC Victoria Arlen and Val Chmerkovskiy dance next, performing a cha cha to “Born Ready” by Disco Fries featuring Hope Murphy. Carrie Ann Inaba calls it a “joyous” performance, adding that her balance and leg action was very crisp.

(@lovedwtspros) September 19, 2017 According to ABC , Arlen is a former paralympian swimmer, Paralympic gold medalist and world record holder. “ At the young age of 11, the lifelong swimmer and athlete fell ill with Transverse Myelitis, a rare
 
   
Victoria Arlen ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Premiere Performance Called “Joyous” – WATCH VIDEO
 
 Gossip Cop     2017-09-19 kl. 03:54     328 words
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(ABC) Victoria Arlen and partner Val Chmerkovskiy gave a “joyous” performance on Monday’s “Dancing With The Stars” premiere. They danced a cha cha to Disco Fries’s “Good Time Good Life.” Watch the video below.

The sportscaster went on to become a gold medal-winning swimmer at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London.

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Breaking his shackles
 
 Asian Age     2017-09-19 kl. 03:49     395 words
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Shailesh Kumar Sinha is the fastest wheelchair half marathon runner in the country and is now eyeing the 2020 Paralympics. At 17, Shailesh Kumar Sinha was a free-spirited boy who loved sports, especially football.

Shailesh Kumar Sinha is the fastest wheelchair half marathon runner in the country and is now eyeing the 2020 Paralympics.... Today, he is aiming for the 2020 Summer Paralympics.
 
   
‘Dancing With the Stars’ Season 25 cast: Nick Lachey, Vanessa Lachey, Lindsey Stirling
 
 True Viral News     2017-09-19 kl. 03:42     677 words
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Season 25 of Dancing With the Stars comes out of the gate with a twist: a married-couples competition.

Shark Tank investor Barbara Corcoran and Keo Motsepe; WWE star Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev; Gibson and Alan Bersten; Pieterse and Gleb Savchenko; and ESPN personality and former Paralympian swimmer Victoria Arlen and Valentin Chmerkovskiy.
 
   
Time to face the music! Mollie King, Debbie McGee and Ruth Langsford dazzle in glittering fringed frocks beside their hunky professional partners... as the first couple shots of this year's Strictly Come Dancing are unveiled
 
 Daily Mail     2017-09-19 kl. 03:33     1854 words
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Julia Pritchard for MailOnline 00:37 BST, 19 September 2017

who reached the final with Danny Mac last year, looked more than happy to be in the arms of the show's first Paralympian, who perhaps proved he was already a natural by drawing the Brazilian into hold in the snap.
 
   
Sharpen your skates – Welcome Back Week is here!
 
 USA Hockey     2017-09-19 kl. 03:09     413 words
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Summer was nice, but we’ve all missed the ice. Fortunately, the wait is over. It’s Welcome Back Week for hockey players nationwide. From Sept.

It’s a special start to what is sure to be a special season, with the Winter Olympics and Paralympics mere months away.... 9-11, 2018). March begins with USA Hockey’s second nationwide Try Hockey For Free Day of the season (March 3, 2018) and the 2018 Winter Paralympics...
 
   
Straight for the heart: New program takes aim at veterans' suicide and PTSD
 
 Ricochet.Media     2017-09-19 kl. 03:08     1193 words
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Last December, Canada reached a tipping point: for the first time ever, the number of since-retired soldiers who served in Afghanistan outnumbers those still serving in the military.

The international, Paralympic-style sporting event for wounded and ill veterans — named after the latin word for “undefeated” — was initiated by Prince Harry in 2014 and the latest edition will take place in Toronto this month.
 
   
Josh Grisdale and Accessible Japan: Helping Disabled Visitors Follow Their Travel Dreams
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2017-09-19 kl. 02:31     1085 words
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Canadian-born Josh Grisdale has used a wheelchair since he was four years old. For the past decade, he has been living and working in Japan, where he gained citizenship last year.

Looking Forward to More Progress Although not a big sports fan, Grisdale says he is looking forward to the Paralympics coming to Tokyo in 2020.
 
   
My son has a rare form of autism. Learning to surf helped save him
 
 Frederick News-Post     2017-09-19 kl. 02:31     1061 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.
 
   
Individual Competition Begins at Para-Equestrian Dressage National Championships
 
 HorsesDaily     2017-09-19 kl. 02:27     737 words
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Angela Peavy and Royal Dark Chocolate (Photo: ©RichardMalmgren) Mill Spring, NC- Competition at TIEC welcomed the FEI CPEDI 3* presented by

He's fifteen-years-old this year, so I thought that the Paralympic Games in Rio would be it for him, but he had some time off and now he's just come back even better."
 
   
‘Dancing with the Stars’ season 25 premiere recap: How did the 13 celebs do on their first night out? [UPDATING LIVE]
 
 Gold Derby     2017-09-19 kl. 02:24     373 words
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“ Dancing with the Stars ” started its landmark 25th season on Monday night, September 17, with a roster full of 13 celebrities from the worlds of sports, music, theater, acting, and even business.

business.They include Paralympian Victoria Arlen , WWE wrestler Nikki Bella , “Shark Tank” entrepreneur Barbara Corcoran , NBA champion Derek Fisher , Broadway actor Jordan Fisher , singer Debbie Gibson , husband-and-wife stars Nick Lachey and
 
   
See the first fabulous snaps of this year’s Strictly Come Dancing couples
 
 Ballymoney Times     2017-09-19 kl. 02:23     244 words
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After barely a week of training since the partners were announced during the BBC One contest’s live launch show, the couples are already trying on their glittering gowns and practising their poses before taking to the stage.

Last but not least, Paralympian Jonnie Peacock beams with partner Oti Mabuse.

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See the first fabulous snaps of this year’s Strictly Come Dancing couples
 
 West Sussex Today     2017-09-19 kl. 02:17     284 words
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The first photos of this year’s Strictly Come Dancing couples have been released just days before the celebrities and their professional partners hit the dance floor for the first time.

Last but not least, Paralympian Jonnie Peacock beams with partner Oti Mabuse.

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Six Para Games top guns: It’s all in the family
 
 Malay Mail     2017-09-19 kl. 02:16     426 words
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Afiq celebrates his 100m T12 victory in style. — Picture by Azneal Ishak KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 — Family was the mantra of the day as Malaysia opened its Asean Para Games track and field competition with six gold medals.

Rio paralympics women’s T20 (intellectual disability) long jump bronze medallist, got the ball rolling when she struck gold with a leap of 4.99m on her second attempt. “Got to thank my folks as they’re the ones who’re got me to this point,“
 
   
Here are the Strictly Come Dancing 2017 couple portraits in all their glitzy glamorous glory
 
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Ooh, it’s all really happening now! The official Strictly Come Dancing portraits are finally here, and they’re as sparkle-tastic as you’d always hoped and dreamed.

Professional dancer Oti is teamed with Paralympic champion Jonnie, and we think these two athletic babes have got a bright future ahead of them on 2017’s Strictly.

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See the first fabulous snaps of this year’s Strictly Come Dancing couples
 
 BT.com     2017-09-19 kl. 01:25     430 words
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With training well under way, hopeful pairs found time for a quick pose in all their glittering garb.

Amy Dowden and Brian Conley (BBC/Ray Burmiston/PA) Last but not least, Paralympian Jonnie Peacock beams with partner Oti Mabuse.

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Strictly Come Dancing 2017 couples: Celebrities and their professional partners have first official photos after they’re paired up
 
 OK! Magazine     2017-09-19 kl. 01:07     1101 words
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Strictly Come Dancing: The show will return September 23 [BBC] Strictly Come Dancing will return to BBC One on Saturday 23 September.

became the first Paralympian to take part in the show.  The gold medal winner will be dancing with Oti Mabuse, hoping for glory to round off 2017.
 
   
'I'm heartbroken and handing my medal back' - is Paralympic sport losing trust?
 
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A BBC File on 4 programme reveals several cases of disabled athletes potentially cheating the classification system are currently under investigation.

'I'm heartbroken and handing my medal back' - is Paralympic sport losing trust?A BBC File on 4 programme reveals several cases of disabled athletes potentially cheating the classification system are currently under investigation.

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Pets Mark Ballas Snuggles With His Pooch Ahead of ‘DWTS’ Return: Pic ‘Dancing With the Stars’ pro Mark Ballas cuddled with his dog to relax before his return to the ballroom bash — see the pic! 4 minutes ago
 
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Along with Stirling, celebrities including and , Property Brothers’ Drew Scott , , former NBA star Derek Fisher, actor-singer Jordan Fisher and former paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen will all compete for the coveted mirrorball trophy.  Of the

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'I'm handing my medal back': Is Paralympic sport classification fit for purpose?
 
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See the first fabulous snaps of this year's Strictly Come Dancing couples
 
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The 15th series of the BBC dance show kicks of this weekend The first photos of this year's Strictly Come Dancing couples have been released just days before the celebrities and their professional partners hit the dance floor for the first time.

PA) Last but not least, Paralympian Jonnie Peacock beams with partner Oti Mabuse.

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Victory for Kirsti Lay and Antoine Duchesne at the Appalachian Classic
 
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(Victoriaville, QC) – Saguenay’s Antoine Duchesne (Direct Énergie) ruled the day to take top honours at the third running of the Appalachian Classic

Pinard stated. Mission accomplished for Charles Moreau Paralympian Charles Moreau needed about four hours to complete the difficult course using his handcycle.
 
   
First 800m win puts para athlete Siti on road to redemption
 
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Victoria Arlen, Paralympian Swimmer, on ‘Dancing With the Stars’ 2017
 
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ABC/Craig Sjodin Pro dancer Val Chmerkovskiy is paired with paralympian swimmer Victoria Arlen, who learned to walk in 2016 after being paralyzed from the waist down for almost a decade. So, how did Arlen become paralyzed in the first place?

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Japan passes controversial antiterror law despite protests
 
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Japan passed a controversial anti-terror law Thursday that critics warned would stomp on privacy rights and lead to over-the-top police surveillance.

legislation passed.  "Three years ahead of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, we hope to cooperate with the international community to prevent terror," he added Source.
 
   
Has Meghan dropped big hint she's moving in with Harry?
 
 Mail Online UK     2017-09-19 kl. 00:30     718 words
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Miss Markle, 36, cancelled her contract with Audi North America earlyShe 'has no need for the vehicle as she plans to spend more time in the UK’Miss

Harry will be reunited with Meghan in Toronto this week when he arrives in the city for his Invictus Games, a Paralympic-style event for injured service personnel.Rebecca English Royal Correspondent For The Daily Mail.

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L'entreprise Petro-Canada de Suncor Énergie présente la cuvée de 2017
 
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Nagpur: 'Let your voice be heard' was the slogan for Coco Cola Youth Speak Forum 2017, and it endeavoured to help youngsters understand and adopt sustainable development goals (SDG) by way of changing themselves.

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Suncor Energy's Petro-Canada brand introduces the Class of 2017
 
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Clever promotion for National Eye Health Week Channel 4 viewers, there is nothing wrong with your television sets. Do not attempt to adjust the picture.

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DWTS' Victoria Arlen Shares Emotional Video About Re-Learning to Talk & Walk After 4 Years in a Vegetative State
 
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Victoria Arlen is a Paralympian swimmer and ESPN personality who, at age 11, was diagnosed with a neurological condition and an autoimmune disease, which affected her spinal cord and left her in a vegetative state for four years .

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PHL beats Cambodia in table tennis
 
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KUALA LUMPUR – The Philippines scored a 3-0 victory over Cambodia on Sunday in the men’s team Class 4 of the 9th ASEAN Para Games table tennis tournament at Hall 7 of the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibit Center (MITEC) in Jalan Duta.

Also seeing action on Monday are Paralympian Josephine Medina and Minnie Cadag in the women’s team Class 9-10.
 
   
The Spirit on display at CFB North Bay's Invictus Game National Flag Tour stop
 
 Bay Today     2017-09-18 kl. 23:51     449 words
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It was short notice but 46-year-old David Innes was thrilled to be North Bay’s flag bearer as part of the Invictus Games National Flag Tour which arrived in North Bay on Monday afternoon at CFB North Bay.

  “I think a lot of the Invictus athletes are even a higher caliber than Paralympians as far as I am concerned.”   Innes has never let his disability slow him down.
 
   
Nikki Bella – DWTS Note for Tonight, Mojo Rawley Dubai Video, Clothing Casualties
 
 TWNP     2017-09-18 kl. 23:44     233 words
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Share this article: Below is the latest WWE Top 10 video with clothing casualties in Superstar fights: [embedded content] The season 25 premiere of ABC’s Dancing With The Stars will premiere tonight with Nikki Bella and her partner Artem Chigvintsev.

Pieterse, former NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens, TV personality Vanessa Lachey or paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen.
 
   
Pleasanton RADD athletes bring home gold
 
 PleasantonWeekly.com     2017-09-18 kl. 23:43     321 words
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Pleasanton RADD (Recreational Activities for the Developmentally Disabled) athletes returned from the Special Olympics Northern California softball regional competition last month with four gold medals and one team bronze.

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Invictus Games will celebrate Canada's finest
 
 Trenton Trentonian     2017-09-18 kl. 23:30     383 words
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QUINTE WEST - Warren Brace will be among the 550 injured soldiers competing in the 2017 Invictus Games starting this weekend in Toronto.

took him to places like Afghanistan and Haiti, will represent team Canada in sitting volleyball and swimming at the paralympics founded by Prince Harry exclusively for wounded veterans. “We had two training camps (one in Kingston and another in

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 Telegraph     2017-09-18 kl. 23:26     809 words
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Premier League giants at breaking a collective promise to meet minimum standards for disabled fans.

clarity of the pledge in 2015 will feel they have been kicked in the teeth,” Lord Holmes, a Conservative peer and the winner of nine Paralympic gold medals, said. “They made a clear and unequivocal commitment and this is a miserable result.

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Winner is a study in balance
 
 Straits Times     2017-09-18 kl. 23:05     484 words
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Wei Soong, who is taking the IB soon, breaks mark and earns S'pore's 1st gold Toh Wei Soong has had to nearly halve his training schedule for much of this year because of the upcoming International Baccalaureate (IB) examinations.

"I was reclassified this year in Sheffield and I respect the professional assessment of the International Paralympic Committee classifiers.

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Fully committed to loftier targets
 
 Straits Times     2017-09-18 kl. 23:05     414 words
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Theresa Goh, swimming in her ninth straight Asean Para Games, is penning a daily column for The Straits Times, sharing nuggets and personal anecdotes about some of her team-mates in the Singapore contingent.

Perhaps that helps to explain how, despite starting to take para-archery more seriously only from March 2014, she has managed to not just do well, but also get to the pinnacle by competing at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro last year.

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Indonesia claim nine golds on opening day of athletics at ASEAN Para Games
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-18 kl. 23:05     409 words
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Max Winters Monday, 18 September 2017 Indonesia dominated the opening day of athletics at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Para Games in Kuala Lumpur, winning nine of the 24 gold medals on offer.

The 33-year-old is the reigning Paralympic champion and showed his class by setting a new Games record, beating the previous mark of 178kg set in Singapore two years ago. “I am extremely excited with my achievement of winning the sixth gold in the
 
   
Invictus Games will celebrate Canada's finest
 
 Belleville Intelligencer     2017-09-18 kl. 22:50     460 words
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paralympics founded by Prince Harry exclusively for wounded veterans. “We had two training camps (one in Kingston and another in Victoria) earlier this year where we got to meet our fellow teammates,” Brace said. “We’re pretty much on our own

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 US Weekly Online     2017-09-18 kl. 22:41     389 words
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‘Dancing With the Stars’ partners Val Chmerkovskiy and Victoria Arlen Lou Rocco/ABC via She's up for the challenge!

"I never really sought out to be an inspiration," the former Paralympian swimmer, 22, exclusively told Us Weekly at Planet Hollywood in New York City on September 6.

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Pedmore Sporting Club funds new racing wheelchair
 
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18.09.2017 12:06:07 A DONATION of more than £4,000 has enabled a disabled athlete to come out of retirement and race once more.

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Track Cyclist Sarah Hammer Announces Retirement After 15 World Medals, 4 Olympic Medals
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-18 kl. 22:36     440 words
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By Gary R. Blockus | Sept. 18, 2017, 2:13 p.m. (ET) Sarah Hammer poses for a portrait at the 2016 Team USA Media Summit at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 9, 2016 in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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Olympic Games commit to rugby sevens past Tokyo 2020
 
 LearningAndFinance     2017-09-18 kl. 22:14     499 words
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Baseball and softball's chances of continuing as Olympic sports increased considerably on Wednesday after the city of Los Angeles was awarded the 2028 Olympic Games .

the 2028 Olympic and Paralympics.
 
   
St. Regis Deer Valley Offers Ski Package With Paralympic Athlete
 
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St. Regis Deer Valley The St. Regis Deer Valley in Park City, Utah is gearing up for the winter season with its “Quintessential Skiing Experience With l” package.

St. Regis Deer Valley Offers Ski Package With Paralympic Athlete....Paralympic skier Chris Waddell.  This December, groups that book this packages will get a personal meet and greet will Waddell during a welcome reception or dinner, a 60-minute keynote...
 
   
Pedal your mind
 
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It is every reader's dream to hurl a few books inside their backpack and go enjoy a vacation to the mountains or the beach. While, this may not always be feasible, the modern world has introduced this new concept of stay.

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De Grasse highlights book of Canadians
 
 Inside Halton     2017-09-18 kl. 21:06     354 words
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Swimmer Aurelie Rivard, who captured four medals — three gold and a silver — at the Rio Paralympics, is among the profiles, and spoke candidly about

Swimmer Aurelie Rivard, who captured four medals — three gold and a silver — at the Rio Paralympics, is among the profiles, and spoke candidly about. ...her debilitating panic attacks, and the bullying she faced at a new school, because of her

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Transplant Games will be coming to city in 2019
 
 South Wales Argus     2017-09-18 kl. 20:54     433 words
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The Westfield Health British Transplant Games 2017 .Mayor of Birmingham Anne Underwood, Andy Eddie - Chair of Transplant Sport, Provost Jean Jones of North Lanarkshire..

Newport has an excellent record of hosting sporting events from the Ryder Cup, Velothon, track cycling championships to Olympic and Paralympic training camps – but this event will be something special for the city.” Held over four days, the
 
   
'Glorious & Free, The Canadians:' De Grasse highlights 33 of Canada's best
 
 Brandon Sun     2017-09-18 kl. 20:53     875 words
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TORONTO - The nomadic life of a world class athlete can be lonely, and Canadian sprint star Andre De Grasse admits to missing home sometimes. "There are times when I'm travelling alone when I'm kind of miserable.

Swimmer Aurelie Rivard, who captured four medals — three gold and a silver — at the Rio Paralympics, is among the profiles, and spoke candidly about her debilitating panic attacks, and the bullying she faced at a new school, because of her

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Rotterdam wrap-up: Daniel wins world championship, Brown 5th at Grand Final
 
 Triathlon Magazine Canada     2017-09-18 kl. 20:47     1032 words
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The ITU world championships have officially wrapped up. Over the weekend, para, elite and age group triathletes raced in Rotterdam for world titles and Canada had impressive results across the board. Here’s a wrap-up of the highlights from the elite races.

The 20 year-old Calgarian, who won his first world title in 2015, was on a mission to reclaim the honour after being forced to settle for the silver medal behind his top rival Germany’s Martin Schulz, at the sport’s Paralympic debut one year

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Houses on Portland Harbour, Devon Coastal Residence, Residential Development Images Waterfront Property in Dorset, England, UK – design by AR Design

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What Time Is 'Dancing With the Stars' On? Everything You Need to Know About Tonight's Season 25 Premiere!
 
 Closer Weekly     2017-09-18 kl. 20:38     372 words
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The Dancing With the Stars premiere is finally here! Tonight, the Season 25 Mirror Ball Trophy will go up for grabs — and we can't wait to see who wins the coveted award in the end! Fans also now want to know what time the show is on.

In the ballroom, you will see Property Brothers star Drew Scott with Emma Slater, Shark Tank shark Barbara Corcoran with Keo Motsepe, former Paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen with Valentin Chmerkovskiy, former NBA star Derek Fisher with Sharna
 
   
AUSTRALIA’S MAKDA HARUN HAJI WINS SYDNEY MARATHON WOMEN’S TITLE, SETS NEW RECORD & CLAIMS 2017 AUSTRALIAN WOMEN’S MARATHON CHAMPIONSHIP CROWN
 
 Running Network     2017-09-18 kl. 20:31     1111 words
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SYDNEY: Makda Harun Haji, the former Ethiopian runner now Australian citizen living and training in Victoria, has taken the treble at the Blackmores

There were just two Wheelchair Marathon competitors this year, Paralympian Kurt Fearnley who racked up his 11th win at this event and 25-year-old Jake Lappin who completed his first Blackmores Sydney Marathon event.

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NADOs accused of abusing authority as 28 now call for Russia to be banned from Pyeongchang 2018
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-18 kl. 20:22     485 words
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Countries calling for Russia to be banned from next year's Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang have exceeded their authority, the head of a key State Duma Committee claimed today.

taken already by the International Association of Athletics (IAAF) and International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

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‘Dancing With The Stars’ returns to WATE 6 On Your Side with star-studded cast
 
 WATE     2017-09-18 kl. 20:17     1016 words
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KNOXVILLE (WATE) — “Dancing With The Stars’ premieres Monday night on WATE 6 On Your Side. It is back for its 25th season.

Her health improved tremendously and, not only did she participate in four events at the London Paralympic Games, but she also took home one Gold and three Silver medals while also setting a world record in in the 100-meter free.
 
   
Record turnout as thousands tackle the Worcester City Run
 
 Worcester Observer     2017-09-18 kl. 20:15     538 words
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A RECORD number of runners took to the city’s streets for the various 2017 Worcester City Run events.

Among the participants were 11-time Paralympic gold medal winner Baroness Tanni Grey Thompson, Ben Smith, the charity fund-raiser who ran 401 marathons in 401 days, and local athletics star Jenny Nesbitt.... Worcester has delivered another excellent sporting event.” Paralympic...
 
   
25 great gigs and events taking place in Hull this week
 
 Hull Daily Mail     2017-09-18 kl. 20:05     1389 words
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We've got your next seven days covered 17:19, 18 SEP 2017

World Record holder and current Paralympic and World Champion, Richard Whitehead MBE will be in conversation.

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IOC President to Wrap Up Two-Day Los Angeles Visit
 
 NBC Los Angeles     2017-09-18 kl. 19:51     168 words
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International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach is wrapped up a two-day visit to the 2028 Olympics host city. Bach was scheduled to meet with Mayor Eric Garcetti for a Monday morning news conference after a busy Sunday in Los Angeles.

The visit comes five days after the IOC unanimously selected Los Angeles to host the 2028 Olympic and Paralympics.

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Meet the Newest Members of EC’s Board
 
 Horse-Canada     2017-09-18 kl. 19:35     1680 words
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On August 24th, Equestrian Canada released the names of the eight new directors who have been elected to the 2017 EC Board.

Canadian Pony Club, therapeutic riding, equine assisted learning, Paralympic training, and horse breeding.
 
   
South Korea President to meet Bach at United Nations General Assembly
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-18 kl. 19:24     293 words
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South Korea's President Moon Jae-in plans to use his trip to attend the 72nd United Nations (UN) General Assembly in New York City to promote next year's Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang.

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in plans to use his trip to attend the 72nd United Nations (UN) General Assembly in New York City to promote next year's Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang.Moon, who left Seoul for the United States

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Park City-based National Ability Center plans to expand facilities, starting with its Mountain Center, in 2018
 
 Park Record     2017-09-18 kl. 19:15     954 words
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It all started with the Mountain Center – the National Ability Center's home base for ski and snowboard programming. Snow sports was and is still a high priority for the NAC.

Snow sports was and is still a high priority for the NAC.The non-profit essentially serves anyone with a disability or trauma, from Paralympic hopefuls to providing hippotherapy to children, and facilitates nearly every kind of outdoor recreation.
 
   
3-time paralympic gold medalist confident of Tokyo 2020 ticket – Vanguard
 
 Nigeria Today.ng     2017-09-18 kl. 19:13     151 words
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Vanguard 3-time paralympic gold medalist confident of Tokyo 2020 ticket Vanguard Lucy Ejike, a three-time paralympic gold medalist, has promised

3-time paralympic gold medalist confident of Tokyo 2020 ticket – Vanguard.... Vanguard 3-time paralympic gold medalist confident of Tokyo 2020 ticket Vanguard Lucy Ejike, a three-time paralympic gold medalist, has promised. ...to sustain her victory in the forthcoming World Paralympic...
 
   
Subscribers Groan as 4G Technology Delivers Narrow Band - Nigeria Communications Week
 
 Naija Dailies.com     2017-09-18 kl. 18:52     413 words
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Who Will Win 'Dancing With the Stars' Season 25? Lindsey, Jordan Have Early Odds
 
 Moviefone     2017-09-18 kl. 18:47     535 words
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There's a decent chance someone named Lindsey or Lindsay will win "Dancing With the Stars" Season 25. The Fall 2017 season starts tonight (Monday, Sept. 18) on ABC, with the 13 couples taking their first steps on the live dance floor.

Former Paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen & Valentin Chmerkovskiy WWE wrestler Nikki Bella & Artem Chigvintsev "Shark Tank" star Barbara Corcoran & Keo Motsepe Former NBA coach Derek Fisher & Sharna Burgess Singer/actor Jordan Fisher
 
   
Mexico City 2017: Tan Yujiao vs. Raushan Koishibayeva
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-18 kl. 18:36     209 words
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The women’s up to 67kg will see the defending world champion competing against Rio 2016 silver medallist Tan Yujiao will be the strong favourite

Kazakhstan’s Paralympic silver medallist Raushan Koishibayeva will wait for the Chinese to have a bad performance to clinch her first world title.... Nationality: China. Age: 26 Koishibayeva: Nationality: Kazakhstan. Age: 51 PARALYMPIC GAMES Yujiao:
 
   
Candidates for World Para Swimming Athlete Advisory Group announced
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-18 kl. 18:36     301 words
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Swimmers are allowed to vote for five of the 11 nominees at Mexico City 2017 Eleven candidates for the World Para Swimming Athlete Advisory Group

For the first time ever, candidates were nominated by their respective National Paralympic Committees, who searched for strong qualities of leadership, accomplishment, knowledge and respect, both on and off the field of play, and experience in and
 
   
Mexico City 2017: Federico Morlacchi vs. Dimosthenis Michalentzakis
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-18 kl. 18:36     270 words
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Rio 2016 champions to fight for gold at the World Championships Dimosthenis Michalentzakis won his maiden and so far only Paralympic title in the men’s 100m butterfly S9 at Rio 2016 with a time of 59.

Rio 2016 champions to fight for gold at the World Championships Dimosthenis Michalentzakis won his maiden and so far only Paralympic title in the men’s 100m butterfly S9 at Rio 2016 with a time of 59.27, closely beating Federico Morlacchi by 25
 
   
Le Van Cong, Nguyen Binh An “deeply broke” ASEAN Para Games
 
 Dang Cong San     2017-09-18 kl. 18:03     385 words
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(CPV)- Two Vietnamese weightlifters Le Van Cong and Nguyen Binh An have set new records on September 18th for their men’s 49kg and 54kg categories at the ongoing ASEAN Para Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

no rival for Paralympic champion Le Van Cong, as he surpassed the second competitor from Laos by 50kg in the very first move.... Meanwhile, Vi Thi Hang (27) from Central Highlands Dak Nong province, who had experienced three ASEAN Para Games (S7-classified Paralympic...
 
   
2017 Western Cape Sport Awards Address by Minister Anroux Marais
 
 Western Cape Government     2017-09-18 kl. 17:57     679 words
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WESTERN CAPE MINISTER OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND SPORT, ANROUX MARAIS SPORTS AWARDS ADDRESS 16 SEPTEMBER 2017 Good evening, molweni, goeienaand

Ahead of the 2016 Paralympic Games last year, I personally accepted a challenge put forth by Ernst Van Dyk.... The 10-time Boston Marathon winner and multi-Paralympic medallist challenged our Department to establish a functional base in which high...