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Friidrotts-glädje i finväder
 
 Dalarnas Tidningar Premium     2017-09-21 kl. 08:30     297 words
 
Det visades sann friidrottsglädje när elever från särskolan tävlade i Dalakampen. För en del var det svårt att välja ut vad som var roligast. - Alltihopa, svarar Emilia Wredelius från Falun.

Alla är här, menar Pär Uhlin från arrangerande Parasport Dalarna.
 
   
Ridhuset blev anläggning för parasport i världsklass
 
 ETC Göteborg     2017-09-20 kl. 16:28     737 words
 
Från militärt ridhus till sporthall. Nu firar Pjäshallen i Kviberg tioårsjubileum. - För många av våra paraidrottsföreningar betyder den allt, säger Stina Vikström på Göteborgs Parasportförbund.

Ridhuset blev anläggning för parasport i världsklass.... En av de mest välkända personerna på plats är Anna-Carin Ahlquist, som är kanslichef på Göteborgs Parasportförbund men också paralympisk mästare i bordtennis.... Foto: Pressbild Anna-Carin Ahlquist, paralympisk...
 
   
Idrottshistoria från Lindesberg i fokus när veteraner från idrottsrörelsen träffades
 
 Nerikes Allehanda Premium     2017-09-20 kl. 16:12     400 words
 
Ämnet för dagen var idrottshistoria med fokus på Lindesberg. Men den idrottshistoriska träffen kom även att handla om klubbarnas verksamhet idag.

Föredömet. Tog raka vägen mot världseliten och blev banbrytare för handikappidrotten.
 
   
Parasporters VM ställs in i Mexiko
 
 Blekinge Läns Tidning     2017-09-20 kl. 13:25     173 words
 
Parasportens VM i simning och tyngdlyftning, som skulle ha gått i Mexiko med start den 30 september, ställs in på grund av den omfattande jordbävningen.(TT) A A Parasportens VM i simning och tyngdlyftning,

"Jag vet att det är en besvikelse för alla idrottare som skulle vara med, men det är helt enkelt det rätta att göra just nu", säger Andrew Parsons, ordförande i Internationella paralympicskommittén i ett uttalande.... Det är första gången som stora mästerskap i paralympicsidrotter...

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Efter jordbävningen - VM i Mexiko ställs in: "Våra tankar går till det mexikanska folket"
 
 Sala Allehanda     2017-09-20 kl. 12:52     199 words
 
Para-VM i simning och styrkelyft, som skulle ägt rum i Mexico City, ställs in. Det meddelar den Internationella Paralympiska Kommittén.

Det meddelar den Internationella Paralympiska Kommittén."Efter det fruktansvärda jordskalvet går våra tankar och böner till det mexikanska folket", säger ordförande Andrew Parsons i ett uttalande.... Det skriver den Internationella Paralympiska Kommittén...

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Efter jordbävningen i Mexiko - nu skjuts VM i parasimning och styrkelyft upp
 
 Sveriges Radio Radiosporten     2017-09-20 kl. 12:45     154 words
 
VM i parasimning och styrkelyft som skulle avgjorts i Mexiko City med början den 30 september är uppskjutet. Anledningen är jordbävningen som drabbat staden och landet.

Internationella Paralympiska Kommittén skriver på sin hemsida att beslutet har fattats i samråd med den lokala arrangören och den Mexikanska regeringen.Enligt IPC är tävlingsanläggningen oskadad, däremot har flera av de hotell där de
 
   
Surt, sa Yoko Ono om läsken John Lemon
 
 Helsingborgs Dagblad     2017-09-20 kl. 11:12     178 words
 
Parasportens VM i simning och tyngdlyftning, som skulle ha g tt i Mexiko med sta...

Parasportens VM i simning och tyngdlyftning, som skulle ha g tt i Mexiko med sta...
 
   
Fler sportstjärnor värvas som ambassadörer till Frösö Park
 
 Fastighetstidningen     2017-09-20 kl. 10:00     166 words
 
Skidåkaren Zebastian Modin och simmaren Karl Forsman har värvats som ambassadörer till Quality Hotel Frösö Park i hotellets fortsatta satsning på sport och tillgänglighet.

och Emil Jönsson, ska de paralympiska medaljörerna arbeta aktivt för att göra Frösö Park till norra Europas mest tillgängliga anläggning. -... Simmaren Karl Forsman tog guld i 100 meter bröstsim i Paralympics förra året.
 
   
Nu är vi igång med Special Olympics-klassikern!
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-09-20 kl. 10:00     646 words
 
Pressmeddelande * Sep 20, 2017 10:00 CEST Människor med utvecklingsstörning rör på sig mindre än övriga befolkningen, för vissa grupper endast cirka en timme i veckan enligt undersökningar. Det vill vi vara med och ändra på.

Parasport Sverige. Special Olympics-klassikern ger barn och vuxna med utvecklingsstörning en möjlighet att leva ett aktivt och hälsosamt liv.... Svenska Parasportförbundet och Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté (Parasport Sverige) är ett idrottsförbund som...

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Aylesbury RAF Veteran to compete in third Invictus Games
 
 Mix 96     2017-09-21 kl. 08:19     473 words
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An RAF veteran from Aylesbury is flying out to Toronto today to take part in the third Invictus Games. Luke Delahunty will join up to 90 wounded, injured and sick UK competitors in the paralympic-style event.

Luke Delahunty will join up to 90 wounded, injured and sick UK competitors in the paralympic-style event.He served in the RAF for eight years, deploying on several overseas operations including Germany, Northern Ireland and Cyprus.
 
   
Heanor hero Ellis is world paratriathlon champion again
 
 Mansfield Chad     2017-09-21 kl. 08:17     218 words
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Heanor hero Dave Ellis completed a triumphant return to paratriathlon by winning a gold medal at the ITU World Championships in Rotterdam.

Gold was also secured by the reigning Paralympic champion Andy Lewis in his category.... Ellis is something of a sporting legend in the Heanor area, having competed at the Beijing Paralympics as a swimmer in 2008.... Last year, his classification was not included in the Paralympics...
 
   
Asean Para Games: Nur Syahidah retains gold in individual compound
 
 Straits Times     2017-09-21 kl. 08:05     107 words
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SINGAPORE - Singapore's Nur Syahidah Alim won the gold medal in the women's individual compound open final of the Asean Para Games (APG) on Thursday (Sept 21).

She took time off work at Sport Singapore to focus on training full-time, and has her sights set on making it to the Paralympic Games in 2.
 
   
Emma Booth shortlisted for the FEI Awards 2017
 
 Equestrian Australia     2017-09-21 kl. 07:45     888 words
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We are very happy and proud to announce that our Para-athlete Emma Booth has been shortlisted amongst hundreds of nominations,  from around the globe,  for the FEI Awards 2017 'Against All Odds' Category.

 Emma represented Australia in Rio at the 2016 Paralympic Games.... She qualified and was selected for her Paralympic debut exactly 3 years after her accident.... She represented Australia with distinction at the Paralympic Games in Rio in 2016 and we have...
 
   
From boat accident to world champion...
 
 Loughborough Echo     2017-09-21 kl. 07:40     812 words
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SPRINTER and long jump Paralympian Stefanie Reid has recalled the struggles she faced after being involved in an horrific boating accident.

From boat accident to world champion...SPRINTER and long jump Paralympian Stefanie Reid has recalled the struggles she faced after being involved in an horrific boating accident.Stefanie, who lives near Loughborough with husband Brent Lakatos and
 
   
Valley athlete lost his arm and leg nearly 30 years ago. He’s still one of the world’s best archers.
 
 Fresno Bee     2017-09-21 kl. 07:37     312 words
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South Valley native Jeff Fabry, who nearly 30 years ago lost an arm and an leg in an accident, continues to enjoy world-class success as a paralympic archer.

He’s still one of the world’s best archers.South Valley native Jeff Fabry, who nearly 30 years ago lost an arm and an leg in an accident, continues to enjoy world-class success as a paralympic archer.Fabry, who is from Lemoore, won a 2017 World
 
   
Acceptance—and Hope—Help Family Heal Within Cancer
 
 Caringbridge.org     2017-09-21 kl. 07:11     443 words
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Holding onto her sense of humor has helped heal 14-year-old Grace Bunke of Marietta, GA, through the bone cancer that has taken her hair, some of her hearing, and part of her left leg.

Her training had been focused on the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
 
   
Mexico earthquake forces Organisers to postpone World Para Powerlifting Championships
 
 Latest Nigerian News.com     2017-09-21 kl. 07:08     30 words
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Published by The Authority on Thu, 21 Sep 2017 The international Paralympic committee (IPC) has postponed the World Para Swimming and World Para Powerlifting Championships events due the 7.

Published by The Authority on Thu, 21 Sep 2017 The international Paralympic committee (IPC) has postponed the World Para Swimming and World Para Powerlifting Championships events due the 7.1.
 
   
USA allies divided over Trump's threat against North Korea
 
 Solonews.net     2017-09-21 kl. 07:01     404 words
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He then urged Pyongyang to fully scrap its nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles programs in a complete, verifiable and irreversible manner.

Abe congratulated Macron on the selection of Paris to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics and vowed to share with France Japan's experience of the 2020 Games in Tokyo, to which Macron replied that he wants to work with Japan to make the events a
 
   
#ParaGames: At 42, Alvin Lim delivers gold for Malaysia in cycling
 
 FourthOfficial.com     2017-09-21 kl. 06:57     153 words
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42-year-old Alvin Lim went up against all odds to make his dream of winning a gold medal at the 9th ASEAN Para Games a reality. The hand-cyclist outclassed his opponents to clinch gold at the men’s road race H1-H5 earlier today.

  Instead of lamenting his fate, Alvin picked up hand cycling and set a target to clinch gold in the ASEAN Para Games, and subsequently compete in the 2020 Summer Paralympics.
 
   
Ziyad breaks Asean Para Games record
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-09-21 kl. 06:57     166 words
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PETALING JAYA: Ziyad Zolkefli broke his shot putt Asean Para Games record with a throw of 16.81m in the men's F20 (learning disability) on Thursday. He bettered the record by more than one metre as his previous record was 15.69m set in Myanmar in 2014.

And he set the Rio Paralympics record of 16.83m last year.... Asean, Asian, Paralympics and World.... "It feels fantastic to hold four records and also win four golds at the Asean, Asia, Paralympics and world.
 
   
Twenty Years of Hydro-Québec Support for the Foundation for Athletic Excellence
 
 Electric Energy Online     2017-09-21 kl. 06:11     551 words
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For the 20th consecutive year, Hydro-Québec has provided support to Quebec's most promising student-athletes by awarding 33 individual bursaries to

The Hydro-Québec bursary program has a successful 20-year track record and the company has assisted an impressive number of Olympic and Paralympic athletes and future leaders over the years.... No fewer than 18 former Hydro-Québec Bursary Program recipients made their marks at the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Malayasia Picked To Host 2019 World Para Swimming Championships
 
 SwimSwam     2017-09-21 kl. 06:06     343 words
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By on SwimSwam World Para Swimming announced that Kuching, Malaysia has been selected to host the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships. This will be the ninth World Para Swimming Championships, and the first to be held in Asia.

Andrew Parsons, the newly elected President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), said during the announcement, “The coming years are going to be an exciting time for Para sports in the continent and Kuching will see the world’s best
 
   
Construction of One Friargate completes
 
 Commercial News Media     2017-09-21 kl. 06:06     522 words
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Construction has completed on One Friargate – the inaugural building of Coventry’s £700 million new Friargate business district. Work on the 13-storey office building has taken 100 weeks, with around 4,000 workers inducted onto site during the period.

The scheme has facilitated several initiatives to help put Coventry on the map – including sponsorship of the Coventry 2021 bid, Coventry Paralympic athlete Kare Adenegan and Coventry Sphinx Football Club.
 
   
South Korea Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics
 
 Newsoneplace.com     2017-09-21 kl. 06:06     85 words
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South Korean Culture, Sports and Tourism Minister Do Jong-hwan, center, Pyeongchang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Lee Hee-beom, right, and Gangwon Province Vice Gov.

South Korean Culture, Sports and Tourism Minister Do Jong-hwan, center, Pyeongchang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
New Prosthetic Institute could help...
 
 10connects.com     2017-09-21 kl. 05:50     417 words
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Wounded warriors who have lost limbs will find help with prosthetics as the new site. TAMPA —Thursday, a facility will open that could improve thousands of lives right here in Tampa Bay and around the world.

Paralympics while Castillo hopes to do the same for the bobsled.
 
   
Asean Para Games: Swimmer Toh Wei Soong captures his second gold in Kuala Lumpur
 
 Straits Times     2017-09-21 kl. 05:37     232 words
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SINGAPORE - Swimmer Toh Wei Soong bagged Singapore's fourth swimming gold of the ninth Asean Para Games (APG) after winning the men's S7 50m freestyle race on Thursday (Sept 21). He posted 29.

Paralympic medallist Theresa Goh then clinched silver in the women's S5 50m freestyle in 46.74sec at the National Aquatic Centre in Bukit Jalil.
 
   
NAMIBIA BREWERIES : Shikongo to teach guides
 
 4 Traders     2017-09-21 kl. 05:14     155 words
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Shikongo to teach guides Namibia's three-time Paralympic gold medallist, Ananias Shikongo, will host an athletics event at the DTS sports grounds in Windhoek at the weekend.

Shikongo to teach guides Namibia's three-time Paralympic gold medallist, Ananias Shikongo, will host an athletics event at the DTS sports grounds in Windhoek at the weekend.Shikongo will teach teams of two sighted participants how to compete in a
 
   
September 2017 News & Notes
 
 Discover Los Angeles     2017-09-21 kl. 05:09     294 words
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It’s official: Los Angeles will host the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games following the IOC’s historic decision as they simultaneously awarded the host cities of the 2024 and 2028 Games. Congratulations to Paris on their successful 2024 bid.

It’s official: Los Angeles will host the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games following the IOC’s historic decision as they simultaneously awarded the host cities of the 2024 and 2028 Games.
 
   
Ellie Mae Announces 2018 Conference, Hall of Fame, Innovation Awards
 
 The MReport     2017-09-21 kl. 05:02     489 words
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Ellie Mae , a technology solutions provider for the mortgage industry, announced Tuesday registration is open for Ellie Mae Experience 2018 , the company’s sixth annual user conference.

McChrystal, former Commander of U.S. and International Forces in Afghanistan; Amy Purdy, 2014 Paralympic...

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Commonwealth Games Australia teams up with AIS for Gold Coast 2018
 
 Australian Sports Commission     2017-09-21 kl. 04:58     454 words
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Commonwealth Games Australia and the AIS today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding in the lead up to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

The MoU with the AIS represents the second major partnership for CGA in the lead up to Gold Coast 2018, following the announcement of a formal partnership with the Australian Paralympic Committee earlier in the year.Patrick Baggoley.
 
   
Local roundup: Warnock and Ly claim WECSSAA individual golf titles - Windsor Star
 
 University of Windsor     2017-09-21 kl. 04:51     597 words
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Lajeunesse’s Luc Warnock took the boys’ individual championship while Holy Names’ Jasmine Ly claimed the girls’ individual title at the WECSSAA golf championships, which were held on Wednesday at Kingsville Golf and Country Club.

Lavin, 20, a forward who now lives in Okotoks, Alta., was one of 20 players chosen recently to represent Canada in 2017-18 along with Kingsville goalie Corbin Watson that will help determine the country’s 2018 Paralympic Team.
 
   
Scientific Award caps first day at 2017 VISTA Conference in Toronto
 
 WOWK     2017-09-21 kl. 03:55     304 words
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SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) Note to media: High-resolution photos available to media for editorial use are available in https://www.dropbox.com/sh/6b79nmqnkjdn19k/AADrMW1BXAfrH6QlSmsST5UYa?

SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) Note to media:... High-resolution photos available to media for editorial use are available in https://www.dropbox.com/sh/6b79nmqnkjdn19k/AADrMW1BXAfrH6QlSmsST5UYa?dl=0 TORONTO This year's event is organized through a partnership between the International Paralympic...

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Acting speaks louder than words: Nonverbal s...
 
 The Japan News     2017-09-21 kl. 03:55     778 words
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By Takamichi Asakawa and Yuka Matsumoto / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writers Featuring actors’ expressions and movements but little to no dialogue,

Japan’s own nonverbal theater has set its sights on foreign tourists visiting Japan, with the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games presenting demand for entertainment that transcends linguistic barriers.

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USC Spartans to contest world titles in Mexico
 
 MySunshineCoast     2017-09-21 kl. 03:52     237 words
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Three USC Spartans are primed to take on the best Paralympic swimmers from around the globe when they represent Australia at the upcoming 2017 World Para Swimming Championships in Mexico.

Three USC Spartans are primed to take on the best Paralympic...
 
   
Young U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Squad, Led By Ragan Smith, Named For World Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-21 kl. 03:28     581 words
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By Chrös McDougall | Sept. 20, 2017, 8:17 p.m. (ET) Ragan Smith, the new U.S. all-around champion, joins Jade Carey, Morgan Hurd and Ashton Locklear on the U.S. women’s gymnastics team that will compete at the world championships Oct. 2-8 in Montreal.

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'I know exactly who I am'
 
 Tweed Daily News     2017-09-21 kl. 03:23     549 words
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Paratriathlete Bill Chaffey has his sights set on gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. SCOTT POWICK "I LEARNT a lot about myself” is a cliche Commonwealth Paraplegic Games-bound athlete Bill Chaffey places no weight in.

Chaffey made a pledge to win gold at 2016's Rio Paralympics.
 
   
Scientific Award caps first day at 2017 VISTA Conference in Toronto
 
 WorldNetDaily     2017-09-21 kl. 03:17     463 words
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Note to media: High-resolution photos available to media for editorial use are available in https://www.dropbox.com/sh/6b79nmqnkjdn19k/AADrMW1BXAfrH6QlSmsST5UYa?dl=0 TORONTO , Sept.

This year's event is organized through a partnership between the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) and is being presented by Pfizer Canada Inc.

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14th Annual Tour de Scottsdale to Boost Conservation Group
 
 Frontdoors Media     2017-09-21 kl. 02:49     157 words
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The 14 th Annual Tour de Scottsdale will take place on Sunday, October 8 to benefit McDowell Sonoran Conservancy, a nonprofit conservation organization that protects and promotes the McDowell Sonoran Preserve.

U.S. Paralympic para-cyclist, Todd Key, will also be participating.
 
   
Asia: Road To Ultra, Ian Hunt, EDM
 
 POLLSTAR     2017-09-21 kl. 02:41     866 words
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OD Reports At Road To Ultra One person died and three others were hospitalized reportedly due to drug use at the Road to Ultra EDM festival that took place in Hong Kong Sept. 16.

Some events, such as short track, figure skating and ice hockey, have shown healthy sales, but others, in particularl snow sports, cross-country skiing and Paralympic Games, are seeing less than 20 percent sales.
 
   
Oscar Pistorius Is Getting A Lifetime Movie
 
 Flow Track     2017-09-21 kl. 02:34     318 words
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The dramatic story of double amputee Olympian-turned-convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius is getting the Lifetime movie treatment, even as the details of the South African athlete's prison sentence are still being ironed out in court.

The 400m paralympic champion, who became the first-ever double amputee to compete in the Olympic Games in 2012 , was initially found guilty of manslaughter, then later of murder.
 
   
Pongsakorn and Wassana win
 
 Bangkok Post     2017-09-21 kl. 02:17     324 words
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Recurve archery champion Wasana Khuthawisap. Kuala lumpur: Paralympic champion Pongsakorn Poyae lived up to expectations winning the 100m wheelchair racing (T52-53) event at the Asean Para Games yesterday.

Kuala lumpur: Paralympic champion Pongsakorn Poyae lived up to expectations winning the 100m wheelchair racing (T52-53) event at the Asean Para Games yesterday.Pongsakorn, who won two gold medals at the 2016 Paralympics, comfortably beat compatriots...
 
   
Commentary: When does a person with a disability get a chance to become a para-athlete?
 
 Channel NewsAsia     2017-09-21 kl. 02:08     920 words
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SINGAPORE: At this week's ASEAN Para Games , I plan to defend the gold medal in archery for Singapore and do my ever-supportive parents, colleagues, friends and coach proud.

Being the first para-archer from Singapore to compete in the Rio 2016 Paralympics has also been one of my life’s highlights.
 
   
'Dwarfism always seems to be the butt of jokes'
 
 BBC     2017-09-21 kl. 01:46     1042 words
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From the section Disability Mary Russell, a black woman with dwarfism, set off on a 21-day, 900-mile trip down the Ho Chi Minh trail with five other disabled people.

For the journey through Vietnam, Russell, 48, travelled in a vehicle with Vicky Balch, who lost her leg in the Alton Towers rollercoaster accident and Steve Brown, a Paralympic wheelchair rugby player who's paralysed from the chest down.

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After Riding Out Hurricane, U.S. Women’s Hockey Team Begins Residency In Earnest With Unprecedented Chemistry
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-21 kl. 01:43     732 words
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By Lisa Costantini | Sept. 20, 2017, 6:24 p.m. (ET) Members of the U.S.

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Early Reports: Mexico City Will Rebound Quickly
 
 SmartMeetings     2017-09-21 kl. 00:38     434 words
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It’s not nearly business as usual in Mexico City after yesterday’s 7.1-magnitude earthquake, but early indications are that recovery may be much less prolonged than initially feared.

Farias Barlow also noted some venues had sustained “minor damages that will not affect shows.” The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) did postpone the World Para Swimming and World Para Powerlifting Championships, set to begin September
 
   
Populous' Paris 2024 Olympics scheme striving to create “the most sustainable Games ever”
 
 Archinect     2017-09-21 kl. 00:37     236 words
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the biggest challenges was to transform illustrious Parisian monuments into sports venues, adapting them to the requirements of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.”  Similar articles on Archinect that may interest you...
 
   
Japan, France to pursue further security cooperation, rule of law at sea
 
 Japan Times     2017-09-21 kl. 00:14     337 words
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New York KYODO Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed Wednesday in New York to further advance their cooperation

Abe congratulated Macron on the selection of Paris to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics and vowed to share with France Japan’s experience of the 2020 Games in Tokyo, to which Macron replied that he wants to work with Japan to make the events
 
   
Ultimate Couple Makes Ultimate Team As Dating Shooters Win World Medal Together, presented by Ultimate Software
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-20 kl. 23:57     1044 words
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By Karen Price | Sept. 20, 2017, 4:27 p.m. (ET) Ashley Carroll (L) and Derek Haldeman celebrate their bronze medal in mixed team trap at the ISSF World Championship for Shotgun on Sept. 4, 2017 in Moscow.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “She works super hard,” said Haldeman, who is stationed at Fort Benning, Georgia. “Right now my job is to shoot, so I wake up, go to work and
 
   
Nine American women selected to Team Visa roster for 2018 Winter Games
 
 Excelle Sports     2017-09-20 kl. 23:11     278 words
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Nine American female athletes, including seven who are competing, have been selected to the Team Visa roster for the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. Headlining the American women selected to Team Visa are U.S.

Nine American female athletes, including seven who are competing, have been selected to the Team Visa roster for the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.... Paralympian skier Oksana Masters will be a member of the team as...
 
   
Mexico earthquake forces Norfolk swimmers to cancel World Championship plans
 
 Great Yarmouth Mercury     2017-09-20 kl. 22:58     249 words
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Norfolk swimming star Jessica-Jane Applegate has assured fans she is safe and well, after having to cancel plans to fly to Mexico due to the devastating earthquake which has hit the South American country.

Swimming Club team-mate Jordan Catchpole, were due to fly out to the IPC (International Paralympic Committee) World Para-Swimming Championships later this week.... I am completely safe and I’m not due to leave for Mexico City until Friday. “There will be a statement released about the team going forward in time but for now I do know whatever happens the IPC, World Para-Swimming, ParalympicsGB...

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Sprinter, bowler claim Para Games golds
 
 True Viral News     2017-09-20 kl. 22:57     463 words
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KUALA LUMPUR – Cielo Honasan, a 15-year old polio victim, blitzed her way to the 200m dash gold for T44 yesterday to kick off her drive for a sprint treble in the ninth ASEAN Para Games at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium here yesterday.

qualifies her in the Asian Para Games and the Paralympics,” said Denada.
 
   
Bubka claims payments made to disgraced former IAAF treasurer were to develop pole vault series but investigation launched
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-09-20 kl. 22:33     715 words
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Ukraine's International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board member Sergey Bubka has "completely denied any wrongdoing" after reports of links of a financial relationship with officials at the centre of doping and corruption scandals.

was declared host of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games at the IOC Session in Copenhagen on October 2 in 2009.  Namibia's IOC member Frankie Fredericks has been provisionally suspended by the IAAF and is at the centre of an IOC ethics

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National Safety Council Opens World's Largest Annual Safety Show in Indianapolis
 
 WorldNetDaily     2017-09-20 kl. 22:12     433 words
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ITASCA, Ill., Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The is hosting its 2017 NSC Congress & Expo in Indianapolis September 23-27 .

John , Paralympic ski medalist and former Rhodes Scholar; Laura Ambrose , global director of EH&S operations at The Dow Chemical Company; Donald K.

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Inside The Life And Mind Of A Professional Windsurfer
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-09-20 kl. 22:11     1282 words
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By Gary R. Blockus | Sept. 20, 2017, 2:37 p.m. (ET) Farrah Hall prepares to sail in the RS:X class at the International Sailing Regatta - Aquece Rio Test Event on the Pao de Acucar course on Aug. 19, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro.

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Ashley Wagner details dropping ‘La La Land’ free skate
 
 NBC Olympics     2017-09-20 kl. 21:53     1165 words
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More: Figure Skating World figure skating champions make Olympic season debuts this week Mirai Nagasu, inspired by RuPaul, is top U.S.

Paralympic hopefuls with their preparation for the PyeongChang Winter Games. “I was very passionate about what I was doing,” she continued. “I started training it day to day, and the music is beautiful.

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Prince Harry to meet Melania Trump – WITHOUT US president hubby Donald
 
 Daily Star     2017-09-20 kl. 21:45     559 words
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PRINCE Harry is set to step out in public with girlfriend Meghan Markle for the first time this weekend – but another lady is threatening to overshadow that moment.

Markle as Rachel Zane in TV drama 'Suits' It is likely Mrs Trump, a former model, will also be in Canada to support the large American contingent taking part in the Games, a Paralympics-style global sporting tournament for wounded servicemen and

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PNT Claims 3-2 Comeback Win vs. World No. 2 Brazil in World Championships Placement Match
 
 U.S. Soccer Federation     2017-09-20 kl. 21:44     508 words
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SAN LUIS, Argentina (Sept. 20, 2017) – The U.S. Paralympic National Team advanced to the fifth-place match of the 2017 IFCPF CP Football World Championships after a rousing 3-2, comeback win against world No. 2 Brazil.

Paralympic National Team advanced to the fifth-place match of the 2017 IFCPF CP Football World Championships after a rousing 3-2, comeback win against world No.... 2 Brazil.A blustery day saw the Brazilians jump out to an early 2-0 lead despite being a man down due to a red card infraction, but goals from Seth Jahn, Nick Mayhugh and Adam Ballou gave the USA a victory over the 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
Ford full of pride as GB fall narrowly short in European quarter-final
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-09-20 kl. 21:20     540 words
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4 hours ago Great Britain women will aim for a top five finish at the IBSA Goalball European Championships after narrowly falling short in their quarter-final match in Pajulahti, Finland.

2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, the women’s squad have been showing signs of improvement in recent years including achieving promotion to this week’s A Division European Championships.
 
   
Shedding some light on LHON: the rare blindness affecting young adults
 
 pharmaphorum     2017-09-20 kl. 21:11     1343 words
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People in Europe with this little known and frequently misdiagnosed condition need faster diagnosis and earlier treatment. Blindness is a condition that most people associate with old age and certainly not young people.

A similar situation was experienced by Fabrizio Sottile, Italian Paralympic champion swimmer.

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Everyday Heroes
 
 Outside     2017-09-20 kl. 21:05     1514 words
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Persistence. Resolve. Imagination. Fortitude. Hope. All of these attributes and more can be used to describe our inspiring gallery of everyday heroes.

That didn't stop her from snowboarding and medalling at the Sochi Paralympic Games.... Next Up:   Making the U.S. Team as a snowboarder for the Winter Paralympics in South Korea.
 
   
Wednesday, October 7th: Project Walk
 
 WMUR New Hampshire     2017-09-20 kl. 21:01     145 words
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Tonight head inside Project Walk, where miracles are happening every day, and there is hope for many who once thought mobility was hopeless. And see how Paralympian Victoria Arlen and her family are leading the charge.

And see how Paralympian Victoria Arlen and her family are leading the charge.Plus, Professional Cyclist Ted King brings his skills on the bike to the Granite State for a charity ride that hits very close to home.
 
   
Twenty Years of Hydro-Québec Support for the Foundation for Athletic Excellence
 
 Hydro Quebec     2017-09-20 kl. 20:48     1015 words
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Montréal, 20 septembre 2017 Communiqué de presse Pour une 20 e année consécutive, Hydro-Québec appuie les étudiants-athlètes les plus

Le Programme de bourses Hydro-Québec a fait ses preuves depuis 20 ans et un nombre impressionnant d’olympiens, de paralympiens et de futurs leaders ont été appuyés par l’entreprise.... Quelque 18 anciens boursiers du Programme de bourses Hydro-Québec se sont démarqués en participant aux derniers Jeux olympiques et paralympiques...
 
   
Paralympics Body Postpones World Championship Over Mexico Earthquake
 
 Africa News Hub     2017-09-20 kl. 20:33     81 words
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The International Paralympic Committe on Wednesday announced the postponement of the 2017 World Para Swimming and World Para Powerlifting Championships which were due to begin in Mexico City on 30 September following Tuesday’s  earthquake in the country.

Paralympics Body Postpones World Championship Over Mexico Earthquake.... The International Paralympic Committe on Wednesday announced the postponement of the 2017 World Para Swimming and World Para Powerlifting Championships which were due to begin in...

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APG2017 20 Sep highlights
 
 Active SG     2017-09-20 kl. 20:27     778 words
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Lee Yaocheng/ Reuters Plus   Para Cycling Emily Lee already had three medals to her name having won two silvers and one bronze earlier in the Games, but the 47-year-old showed no signs of stopping as she continued her pursuit for a gold.

The Paralympic bronze medallist won her first gold in this year’s APG as she defended her title in the SB4 100m breaststroke event.
 
   
Samenvatting: Visa presenteert Team Visa voor aankomende Olympische en Paralympische spelen
 
 Business Wire     2017-09-20 kl. 20:20     93 words
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SAN FRANCISCO--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Visa (NYSE:V) heeft vandaag de opstelling voor Team Visa op de Olympische en Paralympische Winterspelen in 

Samenvatting: Visa presenteert Team Visa voor aankomende Olympische en Paralympische spelen.... SAN FRANCISCO--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Visa (NYSE:V) heeft vandaag de opstelling voor Team Visa op de Olympische en Paralympische Winterspelen in . ...PyeongChang 2018, dat bestaat uit veertig Olympiërs en Paralympiërs...
 
   
Lifetime Has Five All New Movies You Don't Want to Miss
 
 Futon Critic     2017-09-20 kl. 20:12     1131 words
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LIFETIME HAS FIVE ALL NEW MOVIES YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS Starring Anjelica Huston and Directed by Melissa Joan Hart Executive producer and direct Melissa Joan Hart reimagines the '80s cult classic starring Academy Award winner Anjelica Huston as Mrs.

Oscar Pistious: Blade Runner Killer tells the sty of the sprint runner dubbed the "Blade Runner," and his rise to fame as a gold medalist Paralympic champion and as the first double-leg amputee to participate in the Olympics.
 
   
U of T's David Onley on the power of parasport and the Invictus Games
 
 University of Toronto     2017-09-20 kl. 20:11     1071 words
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If there’s anyone qualified to talk about the transformative role parasport can play, it's Ontario’s former lieutenant-governor David Onley .

Onley represented Canada at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Paralympics.... Onley, a senior lecturer in the department of political science at University of Toronto Scarborough, spoke with writer  Don Campbell  about the importance of the  Invictus Games , an international  Paralympic...
 
   
Golf: HB para athlete winner before competition tees off
 
 Hawkes Bay Today     2017-09-20 kl. 20:09     815 words
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So you think you have some pressing issues with your driver, irons and putter when shanks, skulls or slices creep into your game on the golf course.

An accomplished para-athlete, who has dreams of competing at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, the 16-year-old finds the Eagles Golfing Society of Hawke's Bay-hosted tourney is close to his heart because the proceeds go towards the Halberg Junior
 
   
Visa gibt Mitgliederliste des Team Visa für die nächsten Olympischen und Paralympischen Winterspiele bekannt
 
 Business Wire     2017-09-20 kl. 19:50     1453 words
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SAN FRANCISCO, Kalifornien--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Visa (NYSE:V) hat heute seine weltweite Mitgliederliste des Team Visa für die Olympischen und Paralympischen Winterspiele in Pyeongchang 2018 bekannt gegeben.

Visa gibt Mitgliederliste des Team Visa für die nächsten Olympischen und Paralympischen Winterspiele bekannt.... SAN FRANCISCO, Kalifornien--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Visa (NYSE:V) hat heute seine weltweite Mitgliederliste des Team Visa für die Olympischen und Paralympischen...
 
   
World Para Swimming Championships postponed, Lewis White's thoughts with all affected by Mexico earthquake
 
 Derby Telegraph     2017-09-20 kl. 19:38     597 words
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City of Derby swimmer Lewis White says it is “absolutely the right decision” to postpone the World Para Swimming Championships following Tuesday’s fatal earthquake in Mexico.

IPC president Andrew Parsons told paralympic.org: “As a result of this tragedy, we are in full agreement that the immediate focus of the Mexican authorities should be on prioritising recovery and rebuilding for the Mexican people and not

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Dieleman trains for world championships
 
 BCLocalNews.com     2017-09-20 kl. 19:33     536 words
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Patrice Lapointe photo Jonathan Dieleman racing at the Canadian Swimming Championships in Montreal, Quebec on Aug. 4, 2017.

Jonathan Dieleman, Quick resident and paralympic athlete is in Arizona training for the world paraplegic swimming championships, which will be held in Mexico City Sept.... 20 to Oct. 6, 2017. Dieleman, a professional paralympic swimmer, has been working...

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Visa backing Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir as they gun for 2018 Winter Olympics
 
 Stratford Beacon Herald     2017-09-20 kl. 19:23     164 words
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Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir will have Visa on board when they go for gold at the Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang this winter.

and Spencer O'Brien (snowboarding), Charles Hamelin (speed skating), Travis Gerrits (freestyle skiing) and Paralympian Mac Marcoux (alpine skiing).

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World Shooting Para Sport welcome inclusion of rifle event at Tokyo 2020
 
 Inside The Games     2017-09-20 kl. 19:22     233 words
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Declan McSweeney Wednesday, 20 September 2017 World Shooting Para Sport have welcomed the inc

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced the final medal event programme for Tokyo 2020 early this month, with shooting among the sports to receive more medal events.... "This in turn would help our athletes, our sport and the Paralympic...

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Olympians are at the hub of Brecon Beacons village
 
 Brecon and Radnor Express     2017-09-20 kl. 19:21     32 words
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The Totally Talybont Village and Bike Hub was officially opened by Paralympic gold medal table tennis player, Rob Davies, from Brecon, and double World Champion and Olympic silver medal cyclist, Becky James.

The Totally Talybont Village and Bike Hub was officially opened by Paralympic gold medal table tennis player, Rob Davies, from Brecon, and double World Champion and Olympic silver medal cyclist, Becky James.
 
   
Disability Athletics Sessions
 
 BBC     2017-09-20 kl. 19:12     44 words
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Exeter Arena, Exeter Run by: South West Athletics A weekly athletics session for anyone with any kind of disability, whether it be physical or mental. All members of the family are welcome to join in for a mixture of run jump and throw activities.

Disability Athletics Sessions.
 
   
Paralympic medallist named to national sledge hockey team for second time
 
 Quesnel Cariboo Observer     2017-09-20 kl. 19:08     842 words
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Quesnel’s James Gemmell was chosen for Canada’s national sledge hockey team for the 2017/18 season.

Paralympic medallist named to national sledge hockey team for second time.... Quesnel’s James Gemmell was chosen for Canada’s national sledge hockey team for the 2017/18 season.It’s the second time Gemmell has been named to the national team, after competing in the 2014 Winter Paralympics...
 
   
Harry to meet Melania Trump on Canadian Invictus Games trip
 
 Hastings Observer     2017-09-20 kl. 19:06     374 words
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Prince Harry will hold a bi-lateral meeting with US First Lady Melania Trump when he travels to Canada later this week to host his Invictus Games.

It is likely Mrs Trump, a former model, will be in Canada to support the large American contingent taking part in the Games, a Paralympics-style global sporting tournament for wounded servicemen and women, and veterans.

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8 October 2017 marks, the Barcelona Triathlon by Santander
 
 El Digital D Barcelona     2017-09-20 kl. 18:56     354 words
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marks the return of the Barcelona Triathlon by Santander , in a new edition aimed at establishing its position as a world benchmark in sport changeovers.

He also pointed out that this year was special given that the event was being held during the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Barcelona Olympic and Paralympic Games .  The triathlon has been an Olympic discipline since the Sidney 2000 Olympic and
 
   
Visa Unveils Athlete Endorsers For PyeongChang
 
 Sports Business Daily     2017-09-20 kl. 18:46     94 words
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/Marketing and Sponsorship By John Bauernfeind , Staff Writer Published September 20, 2017 IOC TOP sponsor Visa has unveiled its list of

more than 40 Olympians and Paralympians from 17 countries.

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Russia's new anti-doping chief Yury Ganus promises to restore trust in agency by end of year
 
 Yahoo! India     2017-09-20 kl. 18:33     356 words
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Moscow: The new chief of Russia's anti-doping agency Yury Ganus said on Wednesday it lost all credibility following the explosive 2015 report by Richard McLaren, but vowed to restore trust by the end of the year.

Ganus was chosen in a vote by Russia's Olympic and Paralympic Committees in late August, following the decision in June by WADA to partially lift RUSADA's ban and allow it to plan and collect doping samples.

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5 wheelchair fencing storylines to follow
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-20 kl. 18:33     677 words
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The 2017 World Championships are less than two months away The International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) Wheelchair Fencing World Championships 2017 will be held 7-12 November in Rome, Italy.

Vio immediately resumed her winning ways with a Paralympic debut gold at Rio 2016 just two months later.... With established competitors like men’s epee category A Paralympic champion Sun Gang joined by talented newcomers such as 17-year-old Gu Haiyan –...
 
   
Para sports at the centre of Sport Technology Congress in Israel
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-20 kl. 18:33     174 words
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Eighth edition of the APCST is set to take place in Tel Aviv from 15-19 October Paralympic sports will be an important part of the 8th Asia-Pacific Congress on Sport Technology (APCST), set to take place in Tel Aviv, Israel, from 15-19 October.

Eighth edition of the APCST is set to take place in Tel Aviv from 15-19 October Paralympic sports will be an important part of the 8th Asia-Pacific Congress on Sport Technology (APCST), set to take place in Tel Aviv, Israel, from 15-19 October.As
 
   
Rio 2016 champions back to Osijek World Cup
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-09-20 kl. 18:33     399 words
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The competition features Rio gold medallists Sareh Javanmardidodmani and Veronika Vadovicova More than 100 athletes from around 20 countries will

Iran’s Sareh Javanmardidodmani will make a long-awaited season debut since making history at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games .... The 32-year-old became her country’s first female Paralympic champion in shooting Para sport when she bagged two gold medals...
 
   
Ulster rugby star Tommy Bowe launches Sports For Schools with Subway
 
 Belfast Live     2017-09-20 kl. 18:19     426 words
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Ulster rugby star Tommy Bowe has hailed the arrival of the Sports for Schools initiative across Northern Ireland.

The scheme gives school children direct access to extraordinary British and Irish Olympic and Paralympic athletes and professional athletes who run fun fitness circuits, suitable for all levels to participate in, and give motivational talks, all of
 
   
APG: Khairul Hazwan Dedicates Gold Medal To Injured Helmsman Mohd Nor Ridzuan
 
 Bernama     2017-09-20 kl. 18:11     289 words
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KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 (Bernama) -- National para road cyclist Khairul Hazwan Wahab dedicated the gold medal he clinched today to helmsman Mohd Nor Ridzuan Zainal, who was badly injured in an accident at the Latar Expressway on Sept 7.

Meanwhile, Muhammad Rauf said he did not feel awkward having to ride with Khairul Hazwan at the very last minute as they had partnered at the Rio Paralympic two years ago.
 
   
How the stars shine
 
 Oman Tribune     2017-09-20 kl. 18:09     1359 words
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On Monday night, ABC’s ‘Dancing With the Stars’ kicked off its 25th season with 13 new celebrity competitors; lots of sparkly costumes; and a few gimmicks, including a married couple competing against each other.

22 Best known as: ESPN host and former swimmer who won a gold medal at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.

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Harry to meet Melania Trump on Canadian Invictus Games trip
 
 Evesham Journal     2017-09-20 kl. 18:07     445 words
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Get the latest local news straight to your inbox every day Prince Harry will hold a bi-lateral meeting with US First Lady Melania Trump when he travels to Canada later this week to host his Invictus Games.

part in the Games, a Paralympics-style global sporting tournament for wounded servicemen and women, and veterans.

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Uxbridge College students honoured by bionic woman Claire Lomas
 
 LondonColleges     2017-09-20 kl. 18:02     464 words
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Claire Lomas MBE - the first and only paralysed person to walk the London Marathon - honoured Uxbridge College students and employer partners for their achievements at a moving awards ceremony.

She lit the Paralympic cauldron in Trafalgar Square in 2012, has raised more than £500,000 for the Nicholls Spinal Injury Foundation, has written and published her autobiography Finding My Feet, takes part in motorbike racing using only hand
 
   
Russia's new anti-doping chief vows to 'restore trust'
 
 Yahoo!Xtra     2017-09-20 kl. 18:01     364 words
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Russia's new anti-doping chief vows to 'restore trust' Moscow (AFP) - The new chief of Russia's anti-doping agency Yury Ganus said Wednesday it lost

Ganus was chosen in a vote by Russia's Olympic and Paralympic Committees in late August, following the decision in June by WADA to partially lift RUSADA's ban and allow it to plan and collect doping samples.

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Chris Froome to cheer on cyclists at Palace to Palace fundraiser
 
 Windsor Express     2017-09-20 kl. 18:01     189 words
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Tour de France champ Chris Froome and Paralympic gold medallist David Weir will cheer cyclists across the finish line at this year’s Palace to Palace ride.

Tour de France champ Chris Froome and Paralympic gold medallist David Weir will cheer cyclists across the finish line at this year’s Palace to Palace ride.The Prince’s Trust fundraiser will see about 4,000 cyclists ride from Buckingham Palace to

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Evening Update 20 Sept
 
 Riviera Radio     2017-09-20 kl. 17:53     499 words
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Health -  Following the death of a 28 year-old man from meningitis is Grasse , the Health Authorities are vaccinating up to seventy people, who lived in the same gypsy hamlet at Plan-de-Grasse, as the deceased.

However, in light of the Paralympics, due to take place there at the start of October, being cancelled, Formula 1 officials are keeping a careful eye on the situation.
 
   
Court remands alleged Boko Haram member in prison custody
 
 News Express Nigeria     2017-09-20 kl. 17:52     456 words
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By News Express on 20/09/2017 Share on Tweet Views: 47 A Lokoja Chief Magistrate Court has ordered the remand of a suspected Boko

Team Nigeria rocks Rio 2016 Paralympic Games; grabs...
 
   
Russian lawyer blasts ‘medieval’ efforts by UK Paralympic athletes to fake handicap
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-09-20 kl. 17:48     25 words
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Britain’s BBC reported earlier that some British Paralympic athletes had exaggerated or faked their disabilities on purpose in order to compete in

Russian lawyer blasts ‘medieval’ efforts by UK Paralympic athletes to fake handicap.... Britain’s BBC reported earlier that some British Paralympic...
 
   
Two Islay pupils meet sporting super stars at Hampden Park
 
 Oban Times     2017-09-20 kl. 17:33     310 words
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Scottish athletes and sport development professionals including former Scottish Rugby Sevens captain Colin Gregor, former British swimmer Caitlin McClatchey, former professional Paralympic athlete Stefan Hoggan and international football goalkeeper
 
   
DeaflympicsGB's Steven Cafferty: "Golf was my saviour"
 
 GOLFmagic     2017-09-20 kl. 17:25     1095 words
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Steven Cafferty may have fulfilled a childhood dream this summer when picking up a bronze medal at the Deaflympics, but he's not prepared to stop there. Far from it.

Olympics, Paralympics & Special Olympics will receive £345 million between them for Tokyo 2020.... The Prime Minister gave her public appreciation to all Olympians, Paralympians after London/Rio, personal Downing Street invite to England Ladies Rugby...

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Sports Hall of Fame has new class
 
 Madras Pioneer     2017-09-20 kl. 17:22     1308 words
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BY PAUL DANZER/PORTLAND TRIBUNE/Tribute to Trail Blazers co-founder Glickman highlights ceremony at Multnomah Athletic Club Three accomplished

Individuals who joined the Hall on Tuesday were University of Oregon track and field standouts Ashton Eaton and his wife Brianne Theisen-Eaton, paralympic swimming medalist Aaron Paulson and Roseburg High football coach Thurman Bell.

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Fit Fix: Dressage Champion Natasha Baker On Inspiring The Next Generation Of Paralympic Athletes
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-09-20 kl. 17:14     988 words
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Paralympian Natasha Baker is proof that nothing should hold you back from achieving your dreams.

Fit Fix: Dressage Champion Natasha Baker On Inspiring The Next Generation Of Paralympic Athletes.... Paralympian Natasha Baker is proof that nothing should hold you back from achieving your dreams.At 14 months old, the five times Paralympic champion was...

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Twenty Years of Hydro-Québec Support for the Foundation for Athletic Excellence
 
 Benzinga.com     2017-09-20 kl. 17:13     897 words
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MONTREAL, Sept. 20, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - For the 20th consecutive year, Hydro-Québec has provided support to Quebec's most promising student-athletes

The Hydro-Québec bursary program has a successful 20-year track record and the company has assisted an impressive number of Olympic and Paralympic athletes and future leaders over the years.... No fewer than 18 former Hydro-Québec Bursary Program recipients made their marks at the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic...

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Ellie (14) ‘held upside down by students’
 
 Loughborough Echo     2017-09-20 kl. 17:00     643 words
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THE parents of a 14-year-old with dwarfism have criticised Rawlins Academy’s approach to allegations of bullying after their daughter said she was held upside down by her ankles by students.

The successful swimmer, now in Year 10, hopes to one day follow in the footsteps of her Paralympian hero Ellie Simmonds OBE.

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09/20/17: Learfield and IMG College are reportedly on the cusp of a merger
 
 Cynopsis     2017-09-20 kl. 16:50     2773 words
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and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.

  SPONSORSHIP & PROMOTION DICK’S Sporting Goods locked in its official roster of US Winter Olympic and Paralympic athletes being supported by the company’s Contenders Program , with names that include Olympic figure skater Ashley Wagner and
 
   
Japan Asks UAE To Reduce North Korean Workers
 
 Bernama     2017-09-20 kl. 16:49     210 words
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NEW YORK, Sept 20 (Bernama) -- Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono asked the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday to reduce the number of North Korean workers there in an effort to increase pressure on Pyongyang, Japan's Jiji Press reported.

Kono and Johnson agreed that Japan and Britain will promote bilateral cooperation on cybersecurity and counterterrorism ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, based on lessons learned from the 2012 London Games.
 
   
Ashley Wagner, Alex Rigsby Headline Team USA Contenders Roster for Dick's Sporting Goods (9/19/17)
 
 Targeted News Service     2017-09-20 kl. 16:48     118 words
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PITTSBURGH, Sept. 19 -- Dick's Sporting Goods issued the following news release: DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the official sporting goods retail sponsor of Team USA, announced today its roster of winter U.S.

DKS), the official sporting goods retail sponsor of Team USA, announced today its roster of winter U.S.Olympic and Paralympic Contenders that are being supported by the Company through flexible employment or sponsorship agreements.
 
   
Russian lawyer blasts ‘medieval’ efforts by UK Paralympic athletes to fake handicap
 
 Tass.ru     2017-09-20 kl. 16:47     451 words
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MOSCOW, September 20. /TASS/. UK Paralympic athletes faking any handicap violates all ethical norms, sports lawyer Artyom Patsev told TASS.

Russian lawyer blasts ‘medieval’ efforts by UK Paralympic athletes to fake handicap.... UK Paralympic athletes faking any handicap violates all ethical norms, sports lawyer Artyom Patsev told TASS.Britain’s BBC reported earlier that some British Paralympic...
 
   
Media Advisory - VIA Rail Welcomes 90 athletes of Team Canada for the 2017 edition of the Invictus Games at Ottawa Station on September 21st
 
 Benzinga.com     2017-09-20 kl. 16:42     330 words
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OTTAWA, Sept. 20, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - On September 21st, at VIA Rail's Ottawa station, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, Jody Mitic,

About the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 The Invictus Games is an international Paralympic-style multi-sport event, created by His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales, in which wounded, injured or sick armed services personnel and their associated

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Vintage flyover as weekend hit heights
 
 Brighouse Echo     2017-09-20 kl. 16:37     147 words
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Elland Vintage Weekend featured a rare and spectacular flyover from a Lancaster Bomber amid three days of celebrations.

Jenny Bromley sings with Jump Jive and Wail Alison and Andy Walker enjoying a dance Helen Wilkinson and Gemma Hocks, from Elland Rotary, Elland Vintage weekend Claire and Ethan Dervish, meet Halifax's Great Britain Paralympic champion Hannah
 
   
Film: LA FLAMME PARIS 2024
 
 Coloribus.com     2017-09-20 kl. 16:37     164 words
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Paris 2024: "LA FLAMME PARIS 2024" Film by BETC Highly structured and thoroughly collected database for researches on creative advertising

PARIS TO HOST 2024 OLYMPICS AND PARALYMPICS It was an honour for us at BETC Paris to work for Paris’ candidature for the 2024 Olympic games.... After 2 years of campaigning we are proud and happy to congratulate the city of Paris on winning the race and becoming host of the 2024 Olympic- and Paralympic...
 
   
The inspirational Gloucestershire footballer leading his country out in semi-final
 
 GloucestershireLive.co.uk     2017-09-20 kl. 16:32     868 words
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Jack Rutter says it will be a proud moment to lead out the England cerebral palsy football team for Wednesday’s World Championship semi-final against Iran.

During that time he has performed in the European Championships, the Intercontinental Championships and the Paralympic Games, as well as two World Championship appearances....Iran are one of the best teams in the world and they won the silver medal in the Paralympics...
 
   
Namibia: Special Olympics Namibia License Revoked ... Boardroom Politics Leave Athletes Stranded(New Era)
 
 AllAfrica.com     2017-09-20 kl. 16:28     755 words
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Photo: New Era Special Olympics Namibia (SON) stripped of its license.

In the meantime, Namibia's intellectually disabled athletes will have to resort to other means to keep themselves busy, as no health and educational programmes will be coming their way due to boardroom politics.Otniel Hembapu.

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Local artists asked for contributions to Art for Action charity sale - and your work could be sold alongside celebrity donations
 
 Lincolnshire Live     2017-09-20 kl. 16:25     368 words
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Action Medical Research, a UK-wide children’s charity which funds research to tackle the diseases that devastate the lives of children, is hosting one of its most creative fundraising events in Lincolnshire for the first time.

For example, earlier this year we had artwork created by international best-selling crime author Peter James, Charlie Simpson from the band Busted along with Paralympian legend Jody Cundy OBE. “You just don’t know whose work your picture could

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