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Vimmel under fotbollsgalan
 
 Nya Wermlands-Tidningen     2017-11-17 kl. 23:37     192 words
 
Värmlands Fotbollsgala inleddes med ett mingel på fredagskvällen i Arvika. Människor från alla Fotbollsvärmlands hörn och vrår träffades och pratade om säsongen som gått.

Årets guldbollenvinnare för parasport Anders Jansson, IK Carlstad, tillsammans med Marita Thorin-Nyrén.
 
   
Årets bästa hylladespå Fotbollsfesten
 
 Nya Wermlands-Tidningen     2017-11-17 kl. 23:36     256 words
 
Under fredagskvällen hyllades årets bästa inom i Värmland under den årliga fotbollsfesten. Denna gång samlades tränare, spelare, domare och föreningsrepresentanter på Scandic i Arvika, där årets fest anordnades.

Årets kanon parasport:... Guldbollen Parasport dam:... Guldbollen Parasport herr:

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Han är blind - slog ändå flera svenskar
 
 Expressen     2017-11-17 kl. 17:29     446 words
 
GÄLLIVARE. Här dyker en blind åkare upp - mitt bland världsstjärnorna i Gä...

GÄLLIVARE. Här dyker en blind åkare upp - mitt bland världsstjärnorna i Gä...
 
   
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Paris 2024 unveils 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Week dates
 
 Indo-Asian News Service     2017-11-18 kl. 08:46     49 words
 
Varun Dhawan and Shoojit Sirca... Gurmeet on ROMANCING Akshara i... Angrier Than Ever | Sarkar 3 |... Alia Bhatt CHALLENGES Akshara ... ABVP holds 'tiranga march' in ... People of UP have rejected 'un...

Paris 2024 unveils 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Week dates.
 
   
'I looked down and my leg simply wasn't there' - for farming families, the consequences of a workplace accident are devastating
 
 TheJournal.ie     2017-11-18 kl. 08:37     1258 words
 
Source: Shutterstock/Abd FOR PETER GOHERY, it was a day like any other on his Galway farm.

Speakers will include two women whose husband’s suffered farm accidents, farmers who have suffered injuries, Kerri Leonard from Co Meath (who was run over by a tractor aged six and now competes as an Irish Paralympian), and experts from the
 
   
Train robbery hero eyes the Paralympics
 
 MSN South Africa     2017-11-18 kl. 08:33     490 words
 
© Provided by African Technology and Media Holdings (Pty) Ltd COURAGE Darryn August was thrown off train by a bunch of hoodlums.

Train robbery hero eyes the Paralympics.... More than a year after he fractured his spine when a group of assailants threw him from a train, Darryn August is now a motivational speaker and has his eye set on the Paralympics.
 
   
This photographer's shots of Chicago's entrepreneurs are a magical twist on 'Humans of New York'
 
 Business Insider Australia     2017-11-18 kl. 07:08     898 words
 
When Kentaro Yamada lost his full-time job in 2012, he felt pretty defeated. “[I felt] that society didn’t need me, and it would move along just fine without me,” he told .

Kentaro Yamada/The Uplifted Doug Sohn of Hot Dougs Melissa Stockwell is a paratriathlete, former paralympic swimmer, and a US Army officer.... Kentaro Yamada/The Uplifted Melissa Stockwell, all-American paratriathlete, former Paralympic swimmer, and a US...
 
   
Fabulous afternoon of Jump Jive and Swing with The Jive Aces at Hideaway | London
 
 What's Happening - London     2017-11-18 kl. 06:35     349 words
 
"Opening up with The Jive Aces, the energy level quickly soars through the roof as the band starts stomping with some infectious, high-speed swing music that parallels the energy of 50s rock 'n' roll with all the silk and glamour of '40s swing.

Having become the first ever band to reach the semi finals of Britain's Got Talent in 2012 following up with a performance for Her Majesty The Queen as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations and performances for both the Olympic and Paralympic
 
   
South Korea allow visa-free travel to Pyeongchang 2018 for travellers from Vietnam
 
 WBNews.info     2017-11-18 kl. 06:33     1418 words
 
South Korea’s decision to allow the United States to install its Terminal High Altitude Area Defence missile system within the country is expected to help relations with China and attract more tourists from there.

However, Andrew Parsons, President of the International Paralympic Committee, has reported significant movement following his recent strong criticism of poor ticket sales for the Paralympic Games – and expects “full venues”.
 
   
Athletes shooting for success during Lake Placid training
 
 Press-Republican Online     2017-11-18 kl. 05:41     149 words
 
LAKE PLACID — Bryan Pierce, a member of the U.S Paraplegic Biathlon Team, has been practicing at the Mount Van Hoevenberg Cross Country and Biathlon Center here.

at the XII Paralympics Winter Games in South Korea next March.
 
   
MIXED FIGURES FOR PYEONGCHANG
 
 PlanetSKI     2017-11-18 kl. 03:58     796 words
 
PLANETSKI'S FIRST SNOW REPORT OF THE SEASON - Snow conditions in the Alps are above average for the... KATIE O FLIES THE FLAG - She's targeting two medals at the Winter Olympics & few...

PARALYMPIC HOPEFUL AMAZED BY RESPONSE TO KIT THEFT -
 
   
Paralympian Dunlevy is crowned double champion at Sussex Sports Awards
 
 Crawley Observer     2017-11-18 kl. 03:55     547 words
 
Crawley-based Paralympic cyclist and gold-medallist, Katie-George Dunlevy, has won both the University of Brighton Disabled Sports Personality of the Year award and the Freedom Leisure Sports Personality of the Year award at the Sussex Sports Awards whilst 93-year old Les Kempster has been named the BBC Sussex Unsung Hero of the Year.

Paralympian Dunlevy is crowned double champion at Sussex Sports Awards.... Crawley-based Paralympic cyclist and gold-medallist, Katie-George Dunlevy, has won both the University of Brighton Disabled Sports Personality of the Year award and the Freedom...

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Debbie McGee: Strictly in Blackpool like going to teenage prom
 
 Irish Independent     2017-11-18 kl. 03:53     441 words
 
Strictly star Debbie McGee has compared the show’s landmark Blackpool week to attending a “teenage prom”.

Dancing 2017 Other Strictly celebrities also spoke of the importance of Saturday night’s show, with Paralympian Jonnie Peacock calling it a “big deal”.

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Strictly Come Dancing: Behind the scenes in Blackpool
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-11-18 kl. 03:24     101 words
 
There's a fibreglass donkey in the corridor, and someone's moving a glittery model tram across Blackpool's Tower Ballroom.

There's a fibreglass donkey in the corridor, and someone's moving a glittery model tram across Blackpool's Tower Ballroom.Paralympian...
 
   
Lots of early snowfall means strong opening for Okanagan nordic skiing
 
 Global News Canada     2017-11-18 kl. 03:17     223 words
 
Mother Nature has been kind to Okanagan skiers this year. Unusually heavy early season snowfall delivered a strong opening day for Nordic skiing at Silver Star on Friday.

The aspiring Paralympian from North Vancouver has been able to get in the altitude training she wanted ahead of her first World Cup event in a few weeks. “It’s brilliant, just brilliant.
 
   
Strictly Come Dancing: Behind the scenes in Blackpool
 
 BBC     2017-11-18 kl. 03:11     1161 words
 
By Lauren Turner Entertainment & arts reporter 18 November 2017 From the section Entertainment & Arts There's a fibreglass donkey in the corridor, and someone's moving a glittery model tram across Blackpool's Tower Ballroom.

By Lauren Turner Entertainment & arts reporter 18 November 2017 From the section Entertainment & Arts There's a fibreglass donkey in the corridor, and someone's moving a glittery model tram across Blackpool's Tower Ballroom.Paralympian

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HOOPS : REG, Espoir drawn in same group
 
 4 Traders     2017-11-18 kl. 03:03     226 words
 
Damas Sikubwabo Men’s category Group A: Patriots, IPRC-South, UGB and APR Group B: REG, 30-Plus, IPRC-Kigali and Espoir Rwanda Group (REG) and Espoir

The tournament which is a curtain-raiser for the new season will attract eight men’s teams and four in the women’s category—it will be played at Amahoro Indoor Stadium and Rwanda National Paralympic Committee Gymnasium.
 
   
2018 Edinburgh International Swim Meet Tickets Now On Sale
 
 SwimSwam     2017-11-18 kl. 02:56     700 words
 
Press Release courtesy of British Swimming Tickets for the 2018 Edinburgh International Swim Meet, including the British Swimming Championships will

Paralympics, World Championships and Commonwealth Games. www.britishswimming.org About UK Sport Every athlete who has received National Lottery funding will have a story to tell of the difference that it has made to their Olympic or Paralympic dream.
 
   
Team Jamie Sinclair Masterminds A Tense Victory, Forcing Third Match At U.S. Olympic Team Trials For Curling
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-11-18 kl. 02:45     845 words
 
By | Nov. 17, 2017, 6:45 p.m. (ET) Jamie Sinclair (C) throws a stone at the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Curling on Nov. 14, 2017 in Omaha, Neb. OMAHA, Neb. -- Years of hard work came down to 10 ends at the 2018 U.S.

Happy to get the W.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Awesome award Down Under the best motivation for Azizul
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-11-18 kl. 02:34     330 words
 
PETALING JAYA: Being named as Victoria University’s best male athlete for 2017 is the best motivation for track cyclist Azizulhasni Awang to bring more glory to the country next year.

PETALING JAYA: Being named as Victoria University’s best male athlete for 2017 is the best motivation for track cyclist Azizulhasni Awang to bring more glory to the country next year.Azizul beat three other Australian finalists – Paralympian shot...
 
   
TV preview, Godless (Netflix): An epic-feeling, thoughtful take on the Wild West
 
 The Independent     2017-11-18 kl. 02:22     1020 words
 
Plus Blitz: The Bombs That Changed Britain (BBC2, Thursday 9pm), Britain's Cycling Superheroes (BBC2, Sunday 9pm), The Search for a Miracle Cure (Channel 4, Thursday 10pm)

Those accusations include second-class treatment of Paralympic cyclists and permitting Bradley Wiggins's use of a medical exemption to allow him to take a corticosteroid during a race.
 
   
These Nigerian women are Africa's first Olympic bobsled team
 
 LearningAndFinance     2017-11-18 kl. 02:18     493 words
 
The post Nigeria's bobsled women first to qualify for Winter Olympics appeared first on Vanguard News .

Since the programme began in 2000, Team Visa has supported over 400 Olympic and Paralympic athletes and hopefuls by providing them with the tools, resources and support they need to reach their highest potential, regardless of origin or background.
 
   
Rob Greenwood: Staff made complaints about former Para-swimming coach in 2014
 
 BBC     2017-11-18 kl. 02:09     209 words
 
17 Nov Greenwood said he did "not consider I was ever knowingly offensive or insulting"

Carson Russell, father of Paralympic gold medallist Hannah, on 'climate of fear' 320131 147808 346054 13135 27806 text/html.
 
   
Travel Spotlight Finding Family Through Travel
 
 Indagare     2017-11-18 kl. 00:58     1592 words
 
Photographer and Indagare contributor Karyn Millet traces the life of her long-lost ancestor—a famous painter who died on the Titanic—through the storied villages of England’s Cotswolds.

commissioned by the queen to paint images of the competitors in the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, is based in Broadway and is an expert on my uncle.
 
   
Gracie Gold Withdraws From U.S. Championships, Olympic Consideration
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-11-18 kl. 00:45     449 words
 
By | Nov. 17, 2017, 5:42 p.m. (ET) Gracie Gold poses at the United States Olympic Committee/NBC Olympics promotional shoot on April 28, 2017 in West Hollywood, Calif. Olympian and two-time U.S. champion Gracie Gold has withdrawn from the 2018 U.S.

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NPC-Rwanda sets conditions for Muvunyi’s return
 
 Rwanda New Times     2017-11-18 kl. 00:32     513 words
 
Rwanda National Paralympic Committee (NPC-Rwanda) have set three conditions that Paralympian Hermas Muvunyi must meet before he’s allowed back into competition.

Rwanda National Paralympic Committee (NPC-Rwanda) have set three conditions that Paralympian Hermas Muvunyi must meet before he’s allowed back into competition.A year after his controversial and abrupt retirement, Rwanda’s most decorated
 
   
Let the Thames flow for paddlers
 
 London Free Press     2017-11-18 kl. 00:29     655 words
 
As Londoners continue to pursue transportation improvements that will contribute to the vibrancy of the region, there is much to learn from the recent

Olympic and Paralympic rowing, para-rowing and canoe/kayak teams.

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Official Team Uniform for 2018 Canadian Commonwealth Games Team Unveiled Today in Ottawa
 
 TickerTech.com     2017-11-18 kl. 00:11     424 words
 
International Sportswear Manufacturer Kukri Sports Showcases Podium and Casual Wear OTTAWA, Nov.

"Models" taking part in the unveiling today included Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympians, Farah Jacques (finalist in the 4x100m relay) and Sekou Kaba (quarterfinalist in hurdles) as well as Paralympic swimming medalists Aurélie Rivard and Benoit Huot.

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Cycling ace Azizulhasni in class of his own
 
 Malay Mail     2017-11-17 kl. 23:51     302 words
 
(From right) Vicky Beasley, Malaysian coach John Beasley, Azizulhasni and wife Athiah Ilyana Abd Samat after the ceremony in Melbourne November 17, 2017.

Azizulhasni, who won fame as “Pocket Rocketman” beat another three final candidates to be chosen as the best —Todd Hodgetts a Paralympic athlete (shot put T20), Bailey Lewis (taekwondo) and Sergei Evglevski (shooting).
 
   
Apology and ecstasy...
 
 Gulf Daily News     2017-11-17 kl. 23:01     635 words
 
Comment By Jackie Beedie Next Friday will be Bahrain Marathon Relay day. This will be the 37th year it has been held. I have been part of the organising committee for the last 17 years.

Obviously we wanted to make sure that the money went to proper deserving causes and in that respect I think we managed it from special Braille computers for the blind to specialised wheelchairs for disabled athletes.
 
   
Chicago Blackhawks Bring Talent, Experience to Sled Classic
 
 USA Hockey     2017-11-17 kl. 22:46     807 words
 
PLYMOUTH, Minn. -- Erica Mitchell is a 21-year sled hockey veteran, but she started out playing wheelchair basketball when she was a youngster. It was a sport that just didn’t feel right for her. With sled hockey, she feels free.

The women’s team hopes to continue growing and be part of the Winter Paralympic Games by 2022.... The Paralympic sled hockey tournament changed from men-only to a mixed event starting with the 2010 Winter Games, but to date, no women have taken part.

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Erin Hamlin On Training In Korea: There Are Hints Of The Olympics Around Every Corner, Heightening Excitement
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-11-17 kl. 22:45     1054 words
 
By | Nov. 16, 2017, 11:55 p.m. (ET) Visiting a temple during our first trip to Korea in February 2017 Erin Hamlin has served as the face of luge in the United States for almost a decade. The three-time Olympian is the most decorated U.S.

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Heather Bergsma Wins First World Cup Medal Of The Season With Bronze In Stavanger
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-11-17 kl. 22:45     379 words
 
By | Nov. 17, 2017, 2:12 p.m. (ET) Heather Bergsma poses for a portrait on April 25, 2017 in West Hollywood, Calif.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Exeter to host The Great British Sports Show
 
 The Exeter Daily     2017-11-17 kl. 22:27     492 words
 
Tickets have gone on sale for the inaugural Great British Sports Show taking place at Westpoint Exeter over the weekend of 3-4 February 2018.

The Devon-based man behind the event, Grant Horan, has sport running through his blood.  Speaking about the weekend, he said, “We are a family that love sport and you could not have found bigger fans during the last two Olympic and Paralympic
 
   
York University welcomes SSHRC funding for major project on urbanization and gender in the global south
 
 Atkinson Beat     2017-11-17 kl. 22:23     476 words
 
? An international project led by York University Professor Linda Peake has been awarded $2.

24 Insight Grants for research on topics ranging from private refugee resettlement to Canadian Paralympian athlete development; 13 Insight Development Grants for projects ranging from Ontario teachers’ views on enacting sex education updates to
 
   
He the QB from next door. A year ago this month, he was a relatively obscure backup.. After 2001?s Jay and Silent Bob St
 
 Japan Metal Bulletin     2017-11-17 kl. 21:51     4500 words
 
rike Back seemed to mark the retirement of the two characters, Smith received a phone call from Miramax head Harvey Weinstein, presumably looking for

Our organization takes great pride in equality and inclusion and find the comments by the President disappointing and inappropriate relative to our players on this issue. real mlb jerseys The former Paralympic swimmer turned ESPN personality will

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ISA to include first Women's Divisions in 2017 Stance World Adaptive Surfing Championship
 
 Around The Rings     2017-11-17 kl. 21:22     692 words
 
The International Surfing Association (ISA) has announced that the 2017 Stance ISA World Adaptive Surfing Championship, presented by Vissla and the

The ISA first held the World Adaptive Surfing Championship in 2015 with the goal of creating a Paralympic style team event for surfers with physical challenges to represent their nations and display their talents in world-class competition.
 
   
Wiggins to race at Indoor Rowing Champs
 
 ESPN.co.uk     2017-11-17 kl. 21:14     216 words
 
12:34 PM GMT ESPN staff British Rowing has welcomed the news that eight-time Olympic medalist and former Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins will take part in the British Indoor National Rowing Championships in December.

There will be a GB rowing team with some of the Olympic and Paralympic athletes there.
 
   
Hotel denies room to activist with disability
 
 The Hindu     2017-11-17 kl. 21:02     451 words
 
Staff say they were apprehensive that bed would be soiled A wheel-chair bound human rights activist afflicted by severe cerebral palsy was denied accommodation in a city hotel late on Thursday night by the front office staff citing his disability.

Rajan, 44, who was here to promote the paralympic sports of Boccia at The Spastics Society of Tiruchirapalli, and his driver for 10-years Amarnath, 37, that they have been travelling together all over the country with the latter as the helper .
 
   
Heartwarming scenes as Iranians pull together after earthquake Team Observers
 
 The Observers     2017-11-17 kl. 21:01     733 words
 
Iranian state media say at least 436 people were killed and thousands more were injured when a massive earthquake struck near the Iran-Iraq border on November 14, flattening entire villages in a predominantly Kurdish and Sunni region.

13, 2017 Sports stars giving up gold A number of Iranian Olympic and Paralympic champions announced that they would auction off their sporting medals to raise money to go towards the survivors.... Sara Javanmardi, a two-time Paralympic Shooting gold...
 
   
‘Dancing With The Stars’: Dances, songs for grand finals revealed
 
 Blasting News United States     2017-11-17 kl. 20:21     433 words
 
Details on the dance routines and songs for the final competition [VIDEO] on “ Dancing With The Stars ” have been revealed, Just Jared Jr reported. The four remaining couples will compete for the coveted #Mirror Ball Trophy in the show’s 25th season.

The Paralympian swimmer danced the Contemporary and Charleston in the semifinals.
 
   
Complete List Of 2017 HPA Award Winners Revealed
 
 Variety 411     2017-11-17 kl. 20:10     389 words
 
The HPA Awards, presented by The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) have become the banner awards ceremony for the post production community.

Griffith // Technicolor – Hollywood Outstanding Sound – Commercial  Rio 2016 Paralympic Games – “We’re The Superhumans” Anthony Moore // Factory Outstanding Visual Effects – Feature Film “War for the Planet of the Apes” Dan
 
   
Khar Gym to host state para sports meet in January
 
 Asian Age     2017-11-17 kl. 20:07     433 words
 
International table tennis player Om Lotlikar could be one of the attractions of the three-day multiple sporting event to be held in city.

Om represented India at the Asian Paralympic Championship in China in August this year.

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United States select Paralympic wheelchair curlers
 
 Inside The Games     2017-11-17 kl. 20:03     338 words
 
Declan McSweeney Friday, 17 November 2017 US Paralympics has selected five wheelchair curlers for the Pyeongchang 2018 Games.

United States select Paralympic wheelchair curlers.... Declan McSweeney Friday, 17 November 2017 US Paralympics has selected five wheelchair curlers for the Pyeongchang 2018 Games.Steve Emt, Kirk Black and Penny Greely return for the team which took part...

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Sporting stars join grocery leaders for Leadership Symposium
 
 The Grocer     2017-11-17 kl. 19:42     183 words
 
17 Nov 2017 Megan Tatum Inspiring leaders from the highest ranks of sport and business are lined up for this year's Leadership Symposium.

rugby star Martyn Williams and five times gold medal-winning Paralympian Hannah Cockcroft at the event on 28 November.
 
   
Veteran Rob Jones to kick-off Vienna Turkey Trot Nov. 19
 
 Loudon Times-Mirror     2017-11-17 kl. 19:39     351 words
 
Just off his 31-Marathons-in-31-Days challenge, Marine Corps Veteran and Loudoun County native Rob Jones will join the James Madison High School Band boosters at the start of the 15th annual Turkey Trot race event on Sunday, Nov. 19.

Soon after his rehabilitation he began training for the 2012 Paralympics, winning a Bronze medal in rowing, followed by a 4th place in the 2013 World Rowing Championships.

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James Ellington's future in doubt 'after funding cut'
 
 itv.com     2017-11-17 kl. 19:31     400 words
 
British sprinter James Ellington's future in doubt 'because of a cut in his funding' ITV Sports Reporter British sprinter James Ellington says he’s been let down by British Athletics when he’s at his most ‘vulnerable’.

They add that the programme, which is funded by the lottery and government, is aimed at supporting athletes most likely to win medals, specifically in the lead up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.Amy Lewis.

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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19
 
 Leyland Guardian     2017-11-17 kl. 19:31     1049 words
 
On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.

August 19. On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today -... It is backed by Sport England, sportscotland, Sport Wales, Sport Northern Ireland, the British Olympic Association and British Paralympic...
 
   
Coombs hopes World Championships can be perfect Paralympics preparation
 
 Badminton England     2017-11-17 kl. 19:21     504 words
 
From a cameo in Game of Thrones to climbing to the top of the world para-badminton rankings, Krysten Coombs has seen a lot since he started competing internationally nine years ago.

Coombs hopes World Championships can be perfect Paralympics preparation.... When para-badminton was included in the Paralympic programme for Tokyo 2020, Coombs, who won world doubles gold and singles bronze two years ago, moved to Sheffield to increase...
 
   
My Focus: How Sophia Herzog Is Using A Breakout Performance To Get Even Faster
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-11-17 kl. 18:45     942 words
 
By | Nov. 17, 2017, 11:20 a.m. (ET) Getting to the top, and then staying there, takes more than hard work.

(ET) Getting to the top, and then staying there, takes more than hard work.My Focus, presented by milk life, tells the stories of one area that 24 athletes are honing in on in their quest to stand atop the podium at the next Olympic or Paralympic
 
   
Anton Du Beke: I'd 'never, never, never' leave Strictly Come Dancing
 
 BT.com     2017-11-17 kl. 18:33     449 words
 
He shared a final dance with his partner Ruth Langsford on Loose Women. Strictly Come Dancing star Anton Du Beke has enjoyed one last dance with his celebrity partner Ruth Langsford, as he pledged this series will not be his last.

dance-off to Paralympian Jonnie Peacock and his partner Oti Mabuse.
 
   
Toyota Seeks Global Mobility Through Olympics -- ATRadio...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-11-17 kl. 18:33     429 words
 
(ATR) New Olympic TOP sponsor Toyota wants to utilize the Olympics and Paralympics to spread the freedom of movement across the globe. Toyota hopes to utilize the Olympics to inspire personal movement across the globe.

ATRadio...(ATR) New Olympic TOP sponsor Toyota wants to utilize the Olympics and Paralympics to spread the freedom of movement across the globe.... In preparations for the event, the company has partnered with 19 Olympians and Paralympians to create Team...

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Design & Developer Challenge 2017: elf teams uit de hele wereld in de race om van Los Angeles meer een smart city te maken
 
 iTruck.News     2017-11-17 kl. 18:14     1227 words
 
Allianz, Herman Miller, Honda Advanced Design, Red Bull behoren tot de visionaire bedrijven die strijden in de door Microsoft gepresenteerde Design

Forth , Allianz , Ottobock , Red Bull en het Internationaal Paralympisch Comité – Launch Forth is een communitygedreven productontwikkelingsplatform dat is gericht op het helpen van bedrijven om samen werkelijk wereldveranderende producten te
 
   
Onze équipes du monde entier en course pour concevoir et développer Los Angeles en ville plus intelligente
 
 iTruck.News     2017-11-17 kl. 18:06     422 words
 
THIS POST WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON THIS SITE Click Here To Read Entire Article Allianz, Herman Miller, Honda Advanced Design, Red Bull, parmi les

plus grandes marques mondiales Launch Forth   ,   Allianz   ,   Ottobock   ,   Red Bull   et le   Comité international paralympique   – Launch Forth est une plateforme de développement de produits alimentée de façon communautaire, qui
 
   
Five fun questions to get to know Chris Mazdzer
 
 Comcast SportsNet     2017-11-17 kl. 18:04     217 words
 
What would people be surprised to learn about training for the Olympics/Paralympics? For the most part it’s not as glorious or glamorous as it sounds.

What would people be surprised to learn about training for the Olympics/Paralympics?

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ATOS : Disclosure of trading in own shares
 
 Euronext     2017-11-17 kl. 17:50     324 words
 
Pursuant to applicable law on share buyback, Atos SE declares the following transactions in its own shares totaling EUR 13.

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

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Chapecoense avoids relegation one year after plane crash
 
 San Luis Obispo.com     2017-11-17 kl. 17:30     517 words
 
Chapecoense striker Tulio de Melo says the team feared they would not honor the memory of the dead.

Goalkeeper Jackson Follmann, who lost part of his right leg, returned to training last week aiming to become a Brazilian Paralympic athlete.

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Chapecoense avoid relegation one year after air crash
 
 Sky Sports     2017-11-17 kl. 17:25     112 words
 
Last Updated: 17/11/17 3:51pm Chape's season had other glorious moments, including the friendly against Barcelona at the Camp Nou despite the 5-0 defeat.

Goalkeeper Jackson Follmann, who lost part of his right leg, returned to training last week aiming to become a Brazilian Paralympic athlete.
 
   
A two-way exchange, a cherished bond: Coach Rachel Sng and Syahidah
 
 Active SG     2017-11-17 kl. 17:17     682 words
 
By Nicolette Mok When archery coach Rachel Sng was asked if she wanted to have her photo taken for this feature, she requested one with her athlete, TeamSG Paralympian archer Syahidah Alim, instead. “I always look better when I’m with her,” she said.

By Nicolette Mok When archery coach Rachel Sng was asked if she wanted to have her photo taken for this feature, she requested one with her athlete, TeamSG Paralympian archer Syahidah Alim, instead. “I always look better when I’m with her,”
 
   
Special taskforce to handle snow emergencies during Pyeongchang 2018
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-11-17 kl. 17:16     297 words
 
Contingency plans for heavy snow during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games will be prepared by an inter-agency taskforce in cooperation with Local City and Provincial Governments, it has been confirmed.

They will be followed by the Winter Paralympics, which are scheduled to be held from March 8 to 18.Daniel Etchells.

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Visa Introduces New Payment Wearables for Fans Attending the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018
 
 NewKerala.com     2017-11-17 kl. 16:58     623 words
 
SAN FRANCISCO: Visa (NYSE: V), the exclusive payment technology partner at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, today introduced three commercially available wearable payment devices.

SAN FRANCISCO: Visa (NYSE: V), the exclusive payment technology partner at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, today introduced three commercially available wearable payment devices.In the spirit of the Olympic Winter Games, Visa created NFC-enabled...
 
   
Chapecoense avoids relegation one year after air crash
 
 Boston Herald     2017-11-17 kl. 16:40     517 words
 
SAO PAULO — Chapecoense striker Tulio de Melo says the team feared they would not honor the memory of the dead.

Goalkeeper Jackson Follmann, who lost part of his right leg, returned to training last week aiming to become a Brazilian Paralympic athlete.

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Paris 2024 Unveils Olympic and Paralympic Week Dates, Continuing Push for Olympic Movement Youth Engagement...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-11-17 kl. 16:40     830 words
 
Paris 2024 has today unveiled the dates of the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Week, during a major event held at the Salon de l’Education.

Paris 2024 Unveils Olympic and Paralympic Week Dates, Continuing Push for Olympic Movement Youth Engagement...Paris 2024 has today unveiled the dates of the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Week, during a major event held at the Salon de

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Tegla’s refugee podium dream
 
 Dotemirates.com     2017-11-17 kl. 16:18     386 words
 
Dubai: Kenyan long-distance track and road runner Tegla Loroupe would like to see some of her refugee runners climb the podium at least by the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

In 2006, she was named a United Nations Ambassador of Sport by then Secretary General Kofi Annan along with tennis legend Roger Federer and Australian Paralympian gold medallist Katrina Webb.
 
   
Who is Jonnie Peacock? Meet gold winning Paralympic athlete and Strictly Come Dancing 2017 contestant
 
 Daily Mirror     2017-11-17 kl. 16:18     324 words
 
14:55, 17 NOV 2017 Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock is essentially determination personified - having streamlined his own body into a medal winning machine against the odds.

Meet gold winning Paralympic athlete and Strictly Come Dancing 2017 contestant.... 14:55, 17 NOV 2017 Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock is essentially determination personified - having streamlined his own body into a medal winning machine against the...
 
   
New Zealand Paralympians attend open day in Wellington
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-11-17 kl. 16:14     384 words
 
New Zealand Paralympians Sophie Pascoe, Mary Fisher and Kate Horan, as well as fellow athlete Libby Leikis, welcomed fans to the ASB Sports Centre in capital city Wellington for an open day.

New Zealand Paralympians attend open day in Wellington.... New Zealand Paralympians Sophie Pascoe, Mary Fisher and Kate Horan, as well as fellow athlete Libby Leikis, welcomed fans to the ASB Sports Centre in capital city Wellington for an open day.  The...
 
   
Kenya target young swimming talent
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-11-17 kl. 16:13     334 words
 
Agitos Foundation-backed training camp to take place in Nairobi in 2018 African National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) have until 1 December to

Agitos Foundation-backed training camp to take place in Nairobi in 2018 African National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) have until 1 December to. ...apply for participation in the World Para Swimming Coaching and Athlete Training Camp, set to take
 
   
Eleven Teams From Around The World Race To Design & Develop Los Angeles Into A Smarter City
 
 WLOX     2017-11-17 kl. 16:09     883 words
 
SOURCE Los Angeles Auto Show Allianz, Herman Miller, Honda Advanced Design, Red Bull Among the Visionary Companies Competing in the Design &

Launch Forth and Allianz have partnered with Ottobock, Red Bull and the International Paralympic Committee to participate in this year's Design & Developer Challengeoiio – group of architects, urbanists and researchers practicing in the study

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Eleven Teams From Around The World Race To Design & Develop Los Angeles Into A Smarter City
 
 PR Newswire UK     2017-11-17 kl. 16:03     1155 words
 
Allianz, Herman Miller, Honda Advanced Design, Red Bull Among the Visionary Companies Competing in the Design & Developer Challenge Presented by Microsoft Judges Select Five Teams to Present Conceptual Mobility Plans at AutoMobility LA™ on Nov.

company, Trigger, inventor of unrivaled mixed reality experiences for the world's top brands Launch Forth , Allianz, Ottobock, Red Bull and International Paralympic Committee – Launch Forth is a community-powered product development platform

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Full music lineup announced for Hogmanay 2017-2018
 
 Edinburgh Festival City.com     2017-11-17 kl. 16:03     608 words
 
Edinburgh's Hogmanay  has launched its revamped programme for the 2017/18 new year festival, with pop legends, current stars and hot up-and-coming acts, plus some of Scotland's finest folk musicians and a 6 hour Street Party!

The event team is led by Martin Green , who was head of ceremonies for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games and is currently the CEO and Director of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.  Celebrating its 25th year this winter, Edinburgh's Hogmanay
 
   
Award-winning chef Chang to join NBC coverage of Pyeongchang 2018
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-11-17 kl. 16:02     373 words
 
David Chang, an award-winning chef, is to join NBC's coverage of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics to offer a look at South Korean food, culture and traditions.

David Chang, an award-winning chef, is to join NBC's coverage of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics to offer a look at South Korean food, culture and traditions.A second-generation Korean-American, Chang is the founder of the

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Real reason behind Ruth Langsford's Strictly elimination revealed
 
 Daily Star     2017-11-17 kl. 15:50     471 words
 
EAMONN Holmes has revealed why Ruth Langsford was eliminated from Strictly Come Dancing.

It looks like it could be paralympian Jonnie's last week, as bookies Betfair reckon he's least likely to win with odds of only 33/1.
 
   
Disabled motor racing fan in the driving seat thanks to £15,000 powered wheelchair appeal
 
 Leicester Mercury     2017-11-17 kl. 15:19     532 words
 
A teenage motor racing fan with muscular dystrophy is the proud owner of a "top of the range" powered wheelchair thanks to a £15,000 fundraising campaign.

It is an Invacare Storm4 Xplore model manufactured by Bromakin Wheelchairs, who also produce sports wheelchairs for Paralympians, wheelchair tennis players and wheelchair rugby players.
 
   
Paralympic gold medalist Victoria Arlen discusses how her time as an athlete helped her succeed on "Dancing with the Sta
 
 ABCNewsRadioOnline.com     2017-11-17 kl. 15:19     393 words
 
Melissa Rawlins/ESPN Images (NEW YORK) -- Victoria Arlen is just 23-years-old and has already checked some major goals off her bucket list, all while serving as an inspiration to so many.

Paralympic gold medalist Victoria Arlen discusses how her time as an athlete helped her succeed on "Dancing with the Sta.... After a miraculous recovery, she won a gold medal in swimming at the 2012 Summer Paralympics, was hired by ESPN as an on-air...

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Azeri Wrestler Auctions Olympic Medal to Aid Iran Quake Victims
 
 Sputnik     2017-11-17 kl. 15:15     301 words
 
Iranian-born Azeri wrestler Sabah Salehoghlu Shariati has decided to sell his 2016 Summer Olympics bronze medal to raise money to aid the victims of

Meanwhile, weightlifter Kianoush Rostami has also put his Rio 2016 gold medal up for auction to help the victims, and Sareh Javanmardi, the first woman ever to win a Paralympics shooting gold for Iran last year, has followed suit announcing that
 
   
Jonnie Peacock set for Blackpool blackout on Strictly Come Dancing
 
 Telly Mix     2017-11-17 kl. 14:59     277 words
 
Jonnie Peacock is the favourite to be booted out of Strictly Come Dancing this weekend. After appearing in the dance off last week, the sport star is the tip to not be given a second chance this Sunday night.

Paralympic gold medallist Jonnie narrowly avoided the boot last week, after Ruth Langsford was sent packing on Sunday, however he will go into the weekend’s performances as the 7/4 favourite to be axed.
 
   
University honours business leaders
 
 Punchline     2017-11-17 kl. 14:50     356 words
 
Leading business people will be amongst those honoured at the final University of Gloucestershire 2017 graduation ceremonies at Cheltenham Racecourse on 23 and 24 November.

Andy Lewis MBE, the Forest of Dean's European, World and Paralympic champion who recently won a Gold medal in the 2016 Rio Paralympics, will receive his Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy.
 
   
Chapecoense celebrate retaining place in Brazil's first division
 
 AZ Family     2017-11-17 kl. 14:50     487 words
 
By David Stokes CNN (CNN) -- Less than a year after most of their players and staff were killed in a plane crash, Brazilian football club Chapecoense has secured its place in the country's first division.

After months of physio and learning to walk again, the 25-year-old is now aiming to represent Brazil in the Paralympics.

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Chapecoense retain place in Brazil's first division
 
 CNN     2017-11-17 kl. 14:48     460 words
 
(CNN)Less than a year after most of their , Brazilian football club Chapecoense has secured its place in the country's first division.

After months of physio and learning to walk again, the 25-year-old is now aiming to represent Brazil in the Paralympics.David Stokes, CNN.

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Airbnb probed over alleged violation of Anti...
 
 The Japan News     2017-11-17 kl. 14:43     584 words
 
The Yomiuri Shimbun The Japanese arm of U.S.-based Airbnb Inc., the world’s largest operator of online intermediary services for private facility accommodations, has been inspected by the Japanese antimonopoly watchdog, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.

Demand for minpaku is expected to grow due to an increase in the number of foreign travelers and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, among other factors.

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'Blade Runner Killer' film to air this weekend
 
 Newsoneplace.com     2017-11-17 kl. 14:41     73 words
 
Tomorrow, South Africans can tune in to a Lifetime movie depicting the trial of the century.

of the Paralympian. 'Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer' will air on Lifetime (DStv channel 131) on November 18 at 8pm.
 
   
Egypt’s para-swimming champion: Amr El-Sohagy's remarkable journey from hospital bed to gold medal
 
 Al Ahram     2017-11-17 kl. 14:38     1017 words
 
Egyptian champion Amr El-Sohagy will have reached a remarkable milestone when he lines up at the 2017 World Para Swimming Championships in Mexico City next month.

El-Sohagy also laments the fact that disabled athletes often receive less support; his own trip to the Berlin competition was self-funded, and many other disabled athletes face similar financial burdens.... After the Mexican games next year, he hopes to compete in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics...
 
   
Moses, Dihogu, Quadri vie for Nigeria Sportsman of the Year award - The Nation Nigeria
 
 NigerianNewspapers.Today     2017-11-17 kl. 14:35     1274 words
 
What has fallen us again this time? Not the winter but a night set to ditch out awards to sports men and women who have been excellent and consistent in the course of the year. It is no other than the Nigerian Sports Awards ( NSA ).

It is no other than the Nigerian Sports Awards ( NSA ).Last year’s edition’s glamour was stolen by the Paralympic athletes – as the duo of Kehinde Paul and Lucy Ejike, who were gold medalist at the Rio Paralympic Games against all odds emerged

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West Norfolk athletes honoured with string of awards
 
 Lynn News     2017-11-17 kl. 14:18     480 words
 
Friday 17 November 2017 West Norfolk AC gathered at Lynnsport to hold the yearly AGM and to also celebrate the achievements of athletes over the previous year.

This year, disability athletes were able to compete in their own category at the Club Championships, with Cameron Ross just pipping Wesley Houghton and Lily Edwards winning for the women.
 
   
Top 50 Moments of 2017: No. 45 – Five world records in 10 days for both Lakatos and Cockroft
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-11-17 kl. 13:43     441 words
 
Paralympic champions enjoy highly successful Swiss series in Arbon and Nottwil Paralympic champions Brent Lakatos and Hannah Cockroft enjoyed

Paralympic champions enjoy highly successful Swiss series in Arbon and Nottwil Paralympic...
 
   
Ewa Durska receives World Fair Play Diploma
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-11-17 kl. 13:43     405 words
 
Three-time Paralympic champion auctions off Rio 2016 gold medal to fund child’s cancer treatment Three-time Paralympic champion Ewa Durska has

Three-time Paralympic champion auctions off Rio 2016 gold medal to fund child’s cancer treatment Three-time Paralympic champion Ewa Durska has. ...received the World Fair Play Diploma from the International Fair Play Committee (CIFP) at a ceremony

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Adapted athletics director earns honor
 
 Tuscaloosa News     2017-11-17 kl. 13:33     517 words
 
Staff report The director and co-founder of the University of Alabama's adapted athletics program has earned one of the most prestigious awards bestowed by the school.

Jason Harnett, head coach of the United States Paralympic Wheelchair Tennis team, said Hardin’s contributions to the disabled community are “almost immeasurable” and that Hardin and UA are “transforming and creating the template for
 
   
Movie: DStv to screen Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer
 
 Edge UG     2017-11-17 kl. 13:14     237 words
 
Oscar Pistorious movie out A biopic movie which tells the story of the rise and fall of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer will air on Lifetime (DStv channel 131) this Saturday 18 November at 20:00 CAT.

Oscar Pistorious movie out A biopic movie which tells the story of the rise and fall of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, Oscar Pistorius:... The movie tells the story of the world-renowned sprint runner Oscar Pistorius (played by Andreas Damm) who was dubbed ‘Blade Runner’ and his rise to fame as a gold medalist Paralympic...

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Strictly Come Dancing results 2017: Who has left Strictly so far?
 
 Scottish Express     2017-11-17 kl. 13:07     830 words
 
STRICTLY COME DANCING 2017 is heating up as the contestants are cut down to size. But who has been eliminated from the competition so far and who is still in the running?

While Paralympian Jonnie Peacock and Oti Mabuse will go Latin with a Tango to Sweet Dreams by Eurythmics.

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Strictly Come Dancing 2017: THIS contestant ‘paranoid' about new show ‘curse'
 
 Scottish Express     2017-11-17 kl. 12:28     306 words
 
ONE Strictly Come Dancing star is said to be incredibly worried about this weekend's Blackpool special.

ONE Strictly Come Dancing star is said to be incredibly worried about this weekend's Blackpool special.By Jessica Earnshaw 08:28, Thu, Nov 16, 201715:28, Thu, Nov 16, 2017 Paralympian Jonnie Peacock is reportedly “paranoid” as he prepares to
 
   
Chapecoense Plane Survivor Jakson Follmann Returns To Training
 
 SPORTbible     2017-11-17 kl. 12:26     318 words
 
In a truly emotional and uplifting story, Chapecoense plane survivor Jakson Follmann has returned to full training.

Proud Paralympian (@ProudPara) November 16, 2017 An incredible turnaround.... The man himself has outlined his intentions of playing in the Paralympics and we're well behind him.
 
   
'Disney's Dream Big, Princess' photo show opens at the United Nations
 
 Newsday     2017-11-17 kl. 12:26     432 words
 
Among the photos in the "Disney's "Dream Big, Princess" show at the United Nations is Kate T. Parker's shot capturing her daughter's soccer team. Photo Credit: Kate T. Parker By Ian J.

They loved the chance to have a full-on mud fight and went crazy with it.” Other subjects include a gold-medal-winning Paralympian, a surfing champion, a teenage author of a STEM coding book and the youngest person to ever speak at the UN; several

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Development of Functional Electrical Stimulation Rowing: The Rowstim Series
 
 Wiley Artificial Organs     2017-11-17 kl. 12:14     388 words
 
Abstract Potentially, functional electrical stimulation (FES)-assisted exercise may have an important therapeutic role in reducing comorbidities associated with spinal cord injury (SCI).

Moreover, two of our FES rowers with complete paraplegia have gone on to successfully compete in the Adaptive Rowing arms-only category (AM1x) at the World Rowing Championships and Paralympic Games.Brian Andrews, Robin Gibbons, Garry Wheeler.
 
   
UN General Assembly adopts Olympic Truce for PyeongChang 2018 Olympic, Paralympic Winter Games
 
 Huffington Post     2017-11-17 kl. 11:50     1047 words
 
Earlier this week the UN General Assembly adopted the resolution, by consensus, “Building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic

UN General Assembly adopts Olympic Truce for PyeongChang 2018 Olympic, Paralympic Winter Games....athletes and spectators at February’s XXIII Olympic Winter Games, The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games , in the Republic of Korea .
 
   
Planned restaurant smoking ban eased
 
 The Japan News     2017-11-17 kl. 11:42     487 words
 
The Yomiuri Shimbun The Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry has compiled a draft for the Health Promotion Law revision, which will allow smoking at restaurants of 150 square meters or smaller, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.

The related bills to revise the law, with the aim of reinforcing measures to reduce passive smoking, are expected to be submitted at an ordinary Diet session next year, so the revision can be enforced before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

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Airbnb in Tokyo probed over alleged anticompetitive practice
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-11-17 kl. 10:59     198 words
 
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japan's antitrust watchdog inspected a Tokyo unit of Airbnb Inc. in early October on suspicion of trying to keep real estate agencies from also listing properties on rival sites, sources close to the matter said Friday.

Lodging supply through online services is expected to keep growing over the lead-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
After Fending Off Sudden-Death Elimination, Team Heath McCormick Is A Win Away From Making The Olympic Team
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-11-17 kl. 10:45     857 words
 
By | Nov. 16, 2017, 10:57 p.m. (ET) Korey Dropkin competes at the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Curling on Nov. 11, 2017 in Omaha, Neb. OMAHA, Neb. -- Team Heath McCormick didn’t have it easy. At the 2018 U.S.

said. Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.

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Team USA’s Gus Kenworthy, Hilary Knight Are Named To Forbes 30 Under 30
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-11-17 kl. 10:45     301 words
 
By | Nov. 16, 2017, 10:35 p.m. (ET) Ice hockey player Hilary Knight and freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy were named to Fobes 30 Under 30 for 2017.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
New compliance code adopted by WADA after Russian doping scandal
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-11-17 kl. 10:43     507 words
 
A new compliance code for organisations who have signed the World Anti-Doping Code has been officially adopted here.

have the necessary structures in place to punish RUSADA following allegations that they were complicit in a state-sponsored doping scheme before the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi.... RUSADA have been declared non-compliant by WADA, putting in doubt their participation in next year's Winter Olympic and Paralympics...

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Kenya Embassy Signs Partnership Memorundum of Understanding with Meguro City under Host Town Program
 
 Openews24     2017-11-17 kl. 10:20     181 words
 
The Embassy signed a partnership memorandum of understanding with Meguro City under the Host Town Program on 7th November, 2017.

The Embassy signed a partnership memorandum of understanding with Meguro City under the Host Town Program on 7th November, 2017.The Government of Japan is running Host Town Initiative in preparation for 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games by

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Dealing with plastic littering the UK’s waterways
 
 Machinery Market     2017-11-17 kl. 10:19     188 words
 
Posted on 17 Nov 2017 Environmental charity Hubbub ( www.hub bub.org.uk) recently launched the world’s first punt made from 99% recycled plastic at the Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre in London.

Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey MP boarded the boat for its maiden voyage, along with school-children from nearby Canary Wharf College and medal-winning British Paralympic sailor Alexandra Rickham.
 
   
How collection at Burton Albion match could make nine-year-old's dream come true
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-11-17 kl. 10:09     108 words
 
Brewers fans are being urged to support a young Derbyshire girl with cerebral palsy whose dream is to play for Team GB in the Paralympics. Faye Baggaley is nine years old and lives in Chaddesden, Derby, with her parents Dean and Tracey.

Brewers fans are being urged to support a young Derbyshire girl with cerebral palsy whose dream is to play for Team GB in the Paralympics.
 
   
New high-speed train service brings PyeongChang closer to Seoul
 
 Korea Herald     2017-11-17 kl. 09:40     832 words
 
GANGNEUNG, Gangwon Province -- With a shortage of accommodation cited as one of the biggest problems for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, authorities are hoping to address the issue by better connecting the host city to the Seoul metropolitan area.

The PyeongChang Organization Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games on Wednesday invited local media on a test-run of the train.