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Pontus sätter siktet på Paralympics
 
 24 Kalmar     2017-11-19 kl. 07:13     594 words
 
För sju år sedan började Pontus Eriksson spela tennis och nu är största målet att få vara med i OS i Paris år 2024.

Pontus sätter siktet på Paralympics.... Det längsta man kan komma som tennisspelare är att få vara med i OS, Paralympics, och det är givetvis det som är Pontus största mål. -... Än så länge är det några år kvar innan det är dags för Paralympics i Paris...
 
   
Full fart på "dansgolvet"
 
 Värmlands Folkblad     2017-11-18 kl. 17:00     70 words
 
När Parasport Värmland ordnade rullstolsdansläger under helgen så var det full fart i Orrholmsskolans gymnastiksal. Plus - för dig som är prenumerant!

När Parasport Värmland ordnade rullstolsdansläger under helgen så var det full fart i Orrholmsskolans gymnastiksal.
 
   
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Paralympian’s push to knock down wheelchair racing barriers
 
 Newcastle Herald     2017-11-19 kl. 08:47     308 words
 
Have a go: Lauren Parker, Andrew Dawes, Newcastle Permanent's Phil Neat and Louise Sauvage.

Paralympian’s push to knock down wheelchair racing barriers.... Wheelchair Sports NSW patron and paralympian Louise Sauvage said the program was open to athletes of all ages and levels of disability. “We had five-year-old Spencer come along and try out a...
 
   
Brexit deniers and self interested MPs make mockery of our country's democracy
 
 The Sun     2017-11-19 kl. 08:22     1712 words
 
Britain's most important ever vote must not be ignored, and if it is then there could be disastrous repercussions for the country

David Blunkett and his dog at the Paralympics in 2012 For all dog owners, our pet is often the first face we see every morning.
 
   
Bobsledder Codie Bascue Continues Wild Streak Of Success In Olympic Season With First Four-Man Medal
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-11-19 kl. 07:20     1089 words
 
By | Nov. 18, 2017, 11:08 p.m. (ET) Codie Bascue, Nate Weber, Carlo Valdes and Sam McGuffie compete in four-man bobsled at the IBSF World Cup on Nov. 18, 2017 in Park City, Utah.

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Gangwon gears up to offer best cultural events during Olympics
 
 Korea Herald     2017-11-19 kl. 07:18     534 words
 
CHUNCHEON -- The regional government of Gangwon Province said it is determined to offer the best cultural experiences to Korean and foreign visitors during the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

CHUNCHEON -- The regional government of Gangwon Province said it is determined to offer the best cultural experiences to Korean and foreign visitors during the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.The province, where the host city of...

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Agra is a safe city for girls: Gold medalist shooter Sonia
 
 Times of India     2017-11-19 kl. 07:06     593 words
 
Sonia Sharma , 22, a para athlete from Agra, made the city proud by winning a gold medal at the recently concluded World Shooting Para Sport World Cup held in Bangkok, Thailand.

'Keeping 2020 Paralympics as target' The left hand shooter, who is pursuing Master of Commerce from St John's College, adds, "While the World Cup win is afresh, I don't want to waste time thinking about it now.... My aim is to win a medal at 2020 Paralympics...
 
   
Tears roll down at Swift Athletes Association (SAA) 70th anniversary bash
 
 Independent.sg     2017-11-19 kl. 03:35     1272 words
 
Suresh Nair FRIDAY’S nostalgic get-together of track and field greats from the 1960s downwards for the Swift Athletes Association (SAA) 70 th anniversary bash at a Toa Payoh seafood restaurant was one of the most tear-jerking sporting moments.

Today, from Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic games, the track is colourfully in blue!
 
   
Murderball Returns to Muni Gym: Ferocious Photos of Quad Rugby in Balboa Park
 
 Times of San Diego     2017-11-19 kl. 03:09     1368 words
 
Share This Article: Jeff Butler of the Texas Stampede and Pat Ivison of Sharp Edge compete for the ball. Photo by Chris Stone By Ken Stone and Chris Stone Mark Browne says he’ll play quad rugby “till I’m dead.

At least two American Paralympians are taking part — Joe Delagrave and Chuck Aoki — both with the Minnesota Steelheads — who took second in last year’s tournament.

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From sports to politics
 
 Asian Age     2017-11-19 kl. 02:59     1834 words
 
Down the years, across the world, many athletes have transitioned from a sportsperson to a politician, effectively and seamlessly.

In the future, I think, more people like Jyotirmoyee will enter politics.” Former national paralympics swimming champion Madhavi Latha Prathigudupu, who is currently the president of the Wheelchair Basketball Federation of India (WBFI), states
 
   
Paris 2024 announces dates for 2018 Olympic and Paralympic week
 
 Daily Sun     2017-11-19 kl. 02:29     323 words
 
Paris 2024 has announced the dates for its 2018 Olympic and Paralympic week. The event will be held between January 27 and February 3 next year.

Paris 2024 announces dates for 2018 Olympic and Paralympic week.... Paris 2024 has announced the dates for its 2018 Olympic and Paralympic week.... The French capital was confirmed as the 2024 hosts of the Olympics and Paralympics at the International...

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Mexico City 2017: Roland Ezuruike vs. Ali Jawad
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-11-19 kl. 02:17     281 words
 
The men’s up to 54kg event promises to be thrilling The men's up to 54kg at the Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships will

Paralympic Games . After winning both the world title in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in 2014, and silver medal at Rio 2016 in the men's up to 59kg, Jawad is moving down one category for Mexico City 2017 and will therefore avoid facing Egypt's three-time Paralympic...
 
   
50 Moments of 2017: No. 43 - Jeanette Chippington commands canoe
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-11-19 kl. 02:17     496 words
 
British athlete continues amazing sporting career with 11th world title Jeanette Chippington might have enough medals and Paralympic Games experiences to be satisfied with her sporting career.

British athlete continues amazing sporting career with 11th world title Jeanette Chippington might have enough medals and Paralympic Games experiences to be satisfied with her sporting career.But 19 years after her first Games experience at Seoul
 
   
Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Fans disappointed by ‘worst Blackpool ever’ amid Debbie shock
 
 Worldnews EasyBranches     2017-11-19 kl. 01:41     484 words
 
Credit: express.co.uk Nov 19 2017 00:15 About: 27 minutes ago 4 views The BBC competition’s latest instalment saw the remaining

Shirley Ballas wasn't shy about telling Jonnie his posture wasn't good enough Tonight’s offering also saw Queen of Latin Shirley criticised for her “insensitive” comments towards Jonnie Peacock, a Paralympics medal winner and amputee.  Aware

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Dawn Macomber never imagined she’d be the first woman on the U.S. para-bobsled team
 
 Dartmouth & Westport Chronicle     2017-11-19 kl. 01:26     2252 words
 
@BrendanKurieSCT Dawn Macomber still can’t believe her name is in a museum. For the Army veteran and former Dartmouth Indian, it can still be a little disconcerting when someone mentions she’s the first woman on the U.S. para-bobsled team.

Paralympic Games in Beijing, when the sport could make its debut. “I always try something,” she says. “Life is too short to say no.... That led to her first Paralympic dream, entering as a powerlifter.... She had become the first American woman ever to compete in a World Cup race. ***** Para-bobsledding has only been provisionally approved for the 2022 Paralympics...
 
   
Zoey Clark and Sammi Kinghorn rewarded for their medal-winning summer exploits
 
 Newsoneplace.com     2017-11-19 kl. 01:22     54 words
 
WHEN British Athletics announced recently which athletes were to be included on the funding list for the coming season, there was cause for celebration for two of the Sunday Herald’s ‘Six to Follow’.

for the first time while Sammi Kinghorn was promoted to Paralympic podium.

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Generous Newsletter readers help Stafford teenager smash Paralympic training fund target in just four days
 
 The Sentinel     2017-11-19 kl. 01:11     244 words
 
A Stafford teenager who appealed for help on his path to the Paralympic Games has been left “speechless” by the generosity of supporters.

Generous Newsletter readers help Stafford teenager smash Paralympic training fund target in just four days.... A Stafford teenager who appealed for help on his path to the Paralympic Games has been left “speechless” by the generosity of supporters.Keen...
 
   
Strictly Come Dancing results: Jonnie Peacock set for Blackpool blackout
 
 Telly Mix     2017-11-19 kl. 01:04     307 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 went into the weekend’s performances as the 7/4 favourite to be axed.
 
   
Woman, 26, lost leg after fall during jog with sister led to truly horrifying discovery
 
 Daily Mirror     2017-11-19 kl. 00:10     731 words
 
20:03, 18 NOV 2017 21:35, 18 NOV 2017 Eighteen months ago, I went on a 20-minute jog with my sister Althea. I never imagined it would change my life for ever at 26. I've never been much of a runner, but Althea was training for a 10k and I wanted to give her moral support.

She went on to become a Paralympic volleyball player, competing for Great Britain at the 2012 games in London.
 
   
Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Shirley Ballas criticised for ‘insensitive' Jonnie remarks
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-11-18 kl. 23:21     108 words
 
The 24-year-old Paralympian winner was nervous to perform the Tango on tonight’s BBC show alongside pro Oti Mabuse, due to being an amputee.

The 24-year-old Paralympian winner was nervous to perform the Tango on tonight’s BBC show alongside pro Oti Mabuse, due to being an amputee.Seemingly breezing past the contestant’s obvious restrictions on the posture-driven dance to a rendition

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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19
 
 Bedford Today     2017-11-18 kl. 23:13     1040 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...
 
   
Offer of 50% discount on season pass brings Nordic club 150 new members
 
 Kelowna Daily Courier     2017-11-18 kl. 23:10     2121 words
 
This is the third in a series of updates on cross-country ski areas in the Okanagan Valley. Trend-setting Nickel Plate Nordic Centre wanted to attract more members this winter.

Due to the unusual spring weather this year, Joel Jacques of Penticton, who is the head ski technician for the Canadian national ski team, held a late-season ski camp on May 14-21 for the Canadian paralympic Nordic team and Foothills Nordic team
 
   
Outrage over Oscar Pistorius movie – Best Nigeria News
 
 Paxnigerian.com     2017-11-18 kl. 22:50     479 words
 
A controversial movie about South African paralympian, Oscar Pistorius, has been released. The film, titled “Oscar Pistorius – The Blade Runner Killer”, stars South African actor Andreas Dammas as Pistorius and Toni Garrn as Reeva.

A controversial movie about South African paralympian, Oscar Pistorius, has been released.

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Triumph of willpower in ADHM
 
 New Delhi Pioneer     2017-11-18 kl. 22:40     784 words
 
For more than a week, the smog in Delhi was posing a serious challenge to the organisers of the 10th Airtel Delhi Half-Marathon. But as the atmosphere has brightened up, both literally and metaphorically, attention can now shift to the participants.

event is the participation of differently-abled runners including paralympians in the event.... While Sagar is running as an enthusiast with a cause, to promote blind cricket in India, he will have for company some established Paralympians.

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Strictly’s trip to Blackpool sparks Spice Girls reunion and ballroom rave
 
 Irish Independent     2017-11-18 kl. 21:48     496 words
 
James Bond, the rave scene and even a Spice Girls reunion were transported to Blackpool’s Tower Ballroom on Saturday night’s Strictly.

Paralympian Jonnie Peacock, who was in last week’s dance-off, and partner Oti Mabuse scored 26 points for a tango to Sweet Dreams. ::

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Chock And Bates Qualify For Grand Prix Final With Silver At Internationaux De France
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-11-18 kl. 20:50     304 words
 
By | Nov. 18, 2017, 12:57 p.m. (ET) Madison Chock and Evan Bates perform their short dance at the Internationaux de France on Nov. 17, 2017 in Grenoble, France. The U.S.

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J.R. Celski Returns To The Podium, Taking Home 1,500-Meter Short Track Bronze In Seoul
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-11-18 kl. 20:50     397 words
 
By | Nov. 18, 2017, 12:36 p.m. (ET) J.R. Celski (R) competes at the ISU Short Track Speedskating World Cup on Nov. 18, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. J.R.

The Korean got DQ’d and yeah, that’s short track.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Strictly's Debbie McGee looks unrecognisable in fake tan DISASTER
 
 Daily Star     2017-11-18 kl. 19:49     371 words
 
SOMEONE get Strictly Come Dancing's Debbie McGee a tanning mitt for Christmas.

It looks like it could be time up for paralympian Jonnie Peacock though, with the odds stacked against him at 17/10.
 
   
Who is Jonnie Peacock? Strictly Come Dancing 2017 contestant and Paralympian paired with Oti Mabuse
 
 Newsoneplace.com     2017-11-18 kl. 19:27     57 words
 
SPRINT king Jonnie Peacock won gold medals in both the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Paralympics. He was also appointed MBE in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to athletics – and now you can see him strutting his stuff on the Strictly 2017 dancefloor.

Strictly Come Dancing 2017 contestant and Paralympian paired with Oti Mabuse.... SPRINT king Jonnie Peacock won gold medals in both the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Paralympics.

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Notes On. Much Wenlock
 
 HighBeam Research     2017-11-18 kl. 19:22     128 words
 
There were two mascots for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. One was called Mandeville, obviously because Stoke Mandeville's games are seen as the precursor to the Paralympics. But why Wenlock? Ever been to Much Wenlock?

Notes On. Much Wenlock. There were two mascots for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.... One was called Mandeville, obviously because Stoke Mandeville's games are seen as the precursor to the Paralympics.
 
   
Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Are the judges about to eliminate ‘most popular’ celebrity?
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-11-18 kl. 19:11     113 words
 
According to bookmakers William Hill, two of the BBC show’s “most popular” stars are the most likely to get the chop tomorrow. The week’s elimination is said to be hard to call, with Jonnie Peacock the current 7/4 favourite to be out.

The week’s elimination is said to be hard to call, with Jonnie Peacock the current 7/4 favourite to be out.The Paralympian and partner Oti Mabuse will Tango to Sweet Dreams by Eurythmics in the iconic Tower Ballroom.

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Statement on APC President
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-11-18 kl. 18:43     569 words
 
Eduardo Montenegro will act as APC President until elections are conducted at Extraordinary General Assembly Cuba’s Eduardo Montenegro will serve

Eduardo Montenegro will act as APC President until elections are conducted at Extraordinary General Assembly Cuba’s Eduardo Montenegro will serve. ...as acting President of the Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) until elections are held at an
 
   
Nigerian women's bobsleigh team joins Team Visa as part of Pyeongchang 2018 bid
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-11-18 kl. 18:25     446 words
 
Three members of the Nigerian women's bobsleigh team have joined Team Visa prior to Pyeongchang 2018 and are hoping to be the first African representatives to qualify for the Winter Olympics.

Since 2000, it has supported more than 400 Olympic and Paralympic athletes and hopefuls by providing them with tools, resources and support.

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Strictly Come Dancing: Jonnie Peacock 'paranoid' over show 'curse' as he becomes favourite to be axed from Blackpool with partner Oti Mabuse
 
 OK! Magazine     2017-11-18 kl. 17:18     278 words
 
The Paralympian is currently competing in the BBC ballroom competition with partner Oti Mabuse . Strictly Come Dancing is infamous for it's dreaded relationship "curse" – which sees contestants suffer break ups following their time on the show.

The Paralympian is currently competing in the BBC ballroom competition with partner Oti Mabuse .

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Eleven Teams From Around The World Race To Design & Develop Los Angeles Into A Smarter City
 
 DigitalCAD.com     2017-11-18 kl. 16:42     1163 words
 
Allianz, Herman Miller, Honda Advanced Design, Red Bull Among the Visionary Companies Competing in the Design & Developer Challenge Presented by MicrosoftJudges Select Five Teams to Present Concep... By PR Newswire LOS ANGELES, 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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Nigerian Women's Bobsled Team Joins Team Visa -- Sponsor Spotlight...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-11-18 kl. 16:10     722 words
 
(ATR) Visa is pledging its support for the three-member Nigerian women’s bobsled team as they near qualifying for the PyeongChang Olympics.

(Toyota) 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 Toyota.

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Beijing 2022 host district launches bidding process for venue construction
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-11-18 kl. 16:02     357 words
 
Beijing's Yanqing District has launched an open bidding process for the construction of venues set to be used for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in China's capital.

Paralympics. The Zhangjiakou zone, with a total of eight competition and non-competition venues, will host skiing and biathlon competitions.

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World Cup Para-Bobsleigh Racing Coming To Placid
 
 Adirondack Explorer     2017-11-18 kl. 15:43     213 words
 
World Cup Para-Bobsleigh racing will take place in Lake Placid on December 1st and 2nd, 2017. Athletes in the International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup will travel down the Mt.

In September 2016, the IPC provisionally accepted Para-Bobsleigh to be included in the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games.
 
   
Discover Whitewater Series has 1st participant to compete in wheelchair
 
 MyWalworthCounty.com     2017-11-18 kl. 15:12     532 words
 
Posted by / November 18, 2017 Emily Fideler is pictured at her parents’ Fontana home. She recently became the first participant in the Discover Whitewater Series to compete in a wheelchair.

My Team Triumph is a non-profit organization that takes disabled athletes, called captains, and partners them with non-disabled athletes, called angels.
 
   
Tonight's Strictly Come Dancing 2017 Blackpool line up, songs and dances confirmed
 
 Telly Mix     2017-11-18 kl. 15:10     382 words
 
It's Strictly Come Dancing's 2017 latest live show tonight and here are all the dances and songs - SPOILERS! It's week nine of the competition and seven celebs remain for tonight's Blackpool special!

They're joined by soap star Joe McFadden, Paralympian Jonnie Peacock, and actress Gemma Atkinson.

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Kenya Embassy Signs Partnershi...
 
 Sudan News Gazette     2017-11-18 kl. 14:32     174 words
 
The Embassy signed a partnership memorandum of understanding with Meguro City under the Host Town Program on 7th November, 2017.

Olympic and Paralympic Games by supporting local governments to host and welcome athletes and staff from abroad.... It seeks to facilitate cultural exchange between Kenyan citizens and students from Meguro City Schools, athletic friendship between Kenyan Olympians and Paralympians...

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Kirui and world record holder Ayana favourites at ADHM
 
 Press Trust of India     2017-11-18 kl. 14:17     402 words
 
New Delhi, Nov 18 (PTI) Men's marathon world champion Geoffrey Kirui and world record holder Almaz Ayana will be the leading contenders at tomorrow's

2016 Rio Paralympics men s High Jump gold medalist Mariyappan Thangavelu and bronze medalist Varun Bhati will run in Champions With Disability category.

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Toyota Mobility Foundation, Nesta Launch $4M Challenge For Paralysis People
 
 India Car News     2017-11-18 kl. 14:11     414 words
 
The Toyota Mobility Foundation has launched a $4 million-dollar global challenge in collaboration with Nesta’s Challenge Prize Centre to transform

The Toyota Mobility Foundation has launched a $4 million-dollar global challenge in collaboration with Nesta’s Challenge Prize Centre to transform. ...lives of people with lower-limb paralysis and encouraging them to be a part of the Paralympic
 
   
Indian para-volleyball team trials and coaching session from Nov 20
 
 India.com     2017-11-18 kl. 13:54     157 words
 
Coimbatore, Nov 18 (PTI) The Paralympics Volleyball Federation of India is forming a PVFI- President XI Para-Volleyball National Team with players across India for the Federation Cup 2017 to be held at Jaipur next month.

Coimbatore, Nov 18 (PTI) The Paralympics Volleyball Federation of India is forming a PVFI-

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Liam Morgan: Russian reaction to reinstatement failure more damaging to Pyeongchang 2018 hopes than WADA's decision
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-11-18 kl. 13:49     1425 words
 
An ardent follower of the Olympic Movement and all the controversy which surrounds it told me this week that the debate over the extent of Russian participation at Pyeongchang 2018 was a "death by a thousand cuts" scenario.

Regaining compliance with the WADA Code may be a criterion for Russia to be welcomed back as members of the International Association of Athletics Federations and the International Paralympic Committee, organisations which are both due to discuss

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National Wrestling Championship: Sushil Kumar becoming champion with walkovers is mockery of the sport
 
 Firstpost.com     2017-11-18 kl. 13:30     950 words
 
Nearly decade after he last won the National crown the 66kg class in Gonda, the humble, soft-spoken Sushil Kumar was anointed national champion one more time, this time in the 74kg class, in Indore on Friday.

As for the ministry, which took suo motu notice of a media report which suggested that a para swimmer had to beg and borrow in Berlin and asked the Paralympic Committee of India to present its report inside 10 days, it will be only fair that it
 
   
Jamie Greubel Poser Claims First Bobsled Gold In The Hometown Of Departed Teammate Steven Holcomb
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-11-18 kl. 12:26     1071 words
 
By | Nov. 18, 2017, 1:45 a.m. (ET) Jamie Greubel Poser (R) and Lauren Gibbs react to winning the IBSF World Cup on Nov. 17, 2017 in Park City, Utah.

It’s just hard not to have him around, and we just try to do the best to keep his legacy alive and do what he would’ve wanted us to do.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Do Or Die: TeamShuster Rebounds In A Big Way To Force A Third Game At U.S. Olympic Team Trials For Curling
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-11-18 kl. 12:26     785 words
 
By | Nov. 17, 2017, 11:23 p.m. (ET) John Shuster (C) throws a stone at the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Curling on Nov. 14, 2017 in Omaha, Neb.

In the first end we got that force and the first opportunity we got today we needed to make sure we capitalized on it.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
BAWA Awards for Laura and Sammi
 
 Scottish Athletics     2017-11-18 kl. 12:21     704 words
 
Athletics Weekly coverage Laura Muir collected another hugely important accolade in London in Friday – as she landed the Female Athlete of the Year award from the British Athletics Writers’ Association (BAWA).

Jonnie Peacock took the male para athlete of the year award for the second successive time after a season that saw the 24-year-old Paralympic champion regain his 100m T44 world title in London.
 
   
Bowden named as athlete ambassador for CPC's Paralympian Search
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-11-18 kl. 12:01     207 words
 
Para-ice hockey player Brad Bowden has been named as the athlete ambassador for the Canadian Paralympic Committee's (CPC) Paralympian Search initiative.

Bowden named as athlete ambassador for CPC's Paralympian Search.... Para-ice hockey player Brad Bowden has been named as the athlete ambassador for the Canadian Paralympic Committee's (CPC) Paralympian Search initiative.Bowden, who hopes to compete for his country at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Paralympics...

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Mihorko elected as ParaVolley Europe President
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-11-18 kl. 11:23     233 words
 
Branko Mihorko has been elected as the new President of ParaVolley Europe. The Slovenian was voted in unanimously at the organisation's General Assembly after running unopposed.

Barry Couzner, the President of World ParaVolley, was in attendance for the General Assembly alongside European Paralympic Committee President Ratko Kovacic.

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Osaka bids for Expo 2025 in drive to recapture glory days
 
 Asia Times Online     2017-11-18 kl. 11:17     1431 words
 
Long-term residents of the Japanese city of Osaka have fond memories of the last time it hosted a World Expo.

Advocates hope the event would give an economic boost to the city, just a few years after Japan stages the 2019 Rugby World Cup and the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.... Latest official figures show the total budget for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
Celebrities captivated by Doncaster Council competition to name gritter - Gritsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow...
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-11-18 kl. 10:31     97 words
 
A competition to name two of Doncaster Council's two new gritting machines has gone viral on social media and captivated celebrities around the world. The competition was thrown open to a public vote and attracted more than 40, 000 votes on Twitter.

Celebrities including American singer Curtis Stigers, comedian Bob Mortimer and paralympian Tanni-Grey Thompson took to Twitter to praise the competition.

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Hartlepool charity welcomes inspirational Paralympian
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-11-18 kl. 10:16     91 words
 
A highly decorated North East Paralympian helped to raise the profile of a Hartlepool-based charity when he paid a special visit.

Hartlepool charity welcomes inspirational Paralympian.... A highly decorated North East Paralympian helped to raise the profile of a Hartlepool-based charity when he paid a special visit.Six times Paralympic medal winner Stephen Miller spoke about how he...

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Top 50 Moments of 2017: No. 44 - Birgit Skarstein rises to the challenge
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-11-18 kl. 09:53     353 words
 
Norwegian Para rower triumphs at first Worlds raced over 2,000m It has been a year of huge changes in Para rowing , with World Rowing (FISA) taking the decision to double the standard race distance to 2,000m.

44 on the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) Top 50 Moments of 2017.... Skarstein began rowing in 2012 and competed at four World Rowing Championships and the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games , where she finished fourth in the finals. “I remember the...
 
   
Thumbs up to 'Dancing' star, generous donation
 
 Seacoast Online     2017-11-18 kl. 09:36     514 words
 
Victoria Arlen deserves more thumbs up this week following the conclusion of her remarkable run on "Dancing with the Stars" on ABC-TV.

She trained hard as a swimmer and won gold and silver medals and set records at the 2012 Paralympics in London before becoming an ESPN broadcaster.
 
   
20th Army Para Athletic Meet 700 Servicemen and 5 Koreans in the fray
 
 Ceylon Today     2017-11-18 kl. 09:18     360 words
 
20th Army Para Athletic Meet will be held from the 22nd to the 24th November at the Diyagama Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium and will be the final leg of the Army Para Games.

Over the years the games have evolved to include regulations of governing bodies such as the National Paralympic Committee (NPC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and are conducted and limited to three primary segments; visually

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Sporting entities must adopt firm business principles — Ryan Foster
 
 Jamaica Observer     2017-11-18 kl. 09:13     743 words
 
T hose charged with the running of sporting entities must adopt firm business principles that also provide opportunities for increased sales value to their sponsors if they are to reap success and sustainability.

bodies on which he serves, including Wolmer's Boys', where he is the director of sports and chairman of the sports committee since 2015; President of Skateboarding Jamaica Limited, and Director of Jamaica Paralympic...

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