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"Det fanns inga pengar"
 
 Mariestads-Tidningen Plus     2017-11-21 kl. 06:09     855 words
 
Skytten Philip Jönsson fick ett abrupt slut på säsongen 2017. Efter den märkliga "dopinghistorien" i Polen var det sluttävlat i världscupen. Förbundets pengar räckte inte till de tre återstående deltävlingarna.

Det närmsta stora målet är VM i Sydkorea i maj - men Philips långsiktiga fokus ligger på Paralympics i Tokyo 2020. -... Det kan eventuellt finnas direktplatser till Paralympics på VM.... Det närmsta stora målet är VM i Sydkorea i maj - men Philips långsiktiga fokus ligger på Paralympics...
 
   
HIV-hotet - mot Oscar Pistorius
 
 Expressen     2017-11-20 kl. 20:58     355 words
 
Oscar Pistorius riskerar att få sitt fängelsestraff skärpt - och därmed bli ...

Oscar Pistorius riskerar att få sitt fängelsestraff skärpt - och därmed bli ...
 
   
Magnus Norgren dubbel vinnare i Stockholm - nästa mål Paralympics: "Jag kan slåss mot de bästa"
 
 Allehanda.se Premium     2017-11-20 kl. 18:05     481 words
 
Den trefaldige sm-guldvinnaren i parabordtennis Magnus Norgren fortsätter att dominera svensk rullstolspingis. I början av november tog han dubbla guld på Stockholm paragames och nu siktar han vidare mot Paralympics.

Magnus Norgren dubbel vinnare i Stockholm - nästa mål Paralympics:... I början av november tog han dubbla guld på Stockholm paragames och nu siktar han vidare mot Paralympics.-... Vara med och slåss mot de bästa är också något som Magnus måste klara av om han ska nå sitt stora mål, att kvala in till Paralympics...
 
   
Anmäl dig till världens största blindlunch
 
 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2017-11-20 kl. 15:45     174 words
 
Missa inte möjligheten att vara med på världens, genom tiderna, största blindlunch med mål att ta sig in i Guinnes rekordbok.

Den 29 november anordnar Scandic tillsammans med Tillgänglighetsarenan (som Parasport Sverige är en del av) världens största blindlunch.
 
   
Stor succé för rullstolsdansläger
 
 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2017-11-20 kl. 15:08     148 words
 
Under helgen arrangerades läger inom rullstolsdans i Karlstad för första gången. Och vilken succé det blev. "Intresset har varit jättestort".

Jag ser att det finns ett jättestort behov och alla kan vara med, säger Lena Käld Palmer bugginstruktör och ordförande i Parasport Värmland, till SVT Värmland.
 
   
Parasport Sverige söker projektledare
 
 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2017-11-20 kl. 10:08     456 words
 
Vi söker en person som ska hjälpa oss med att definiera hur ett "kompetenscentrum" för parasporten ska se ut och arbeta för att därefter stötta oss i att starta upp dess verksamhet. Ansökan senast 15 december.

Parasport Sverige söker projektledare.... Uppdaterad: 2017-11-20 11:08. Vill du vara med och driva utvecklingen av svensk parasport?... Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté utvecklar våra elitsatsningar.... Antalet specialidrottsförbund som vill erbjuda parasport...
 
   
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Rotary honours 7 with highest award
 
 Peterborough Examiner     2017-11-21 kl. 08:33     757 words
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Inspiration was a recurring theme as seven community leaders were honoured by the Rotary Club of Peterborough on Monday night.

The Warsaw-area resident, who represented Canada at five Paralympic Games between 1984 and 2000 in, heats his home with wood that he cuts himself.

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(The Guardian) Compensation for Paralympian unable to use toilet on train
 
 Newsoneplace.com     2017-11-21 kl. 08:05     95 words
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Anne Wafula Strike receives financial settlement from CrossCountry trains over out of order accessible toilet but says a lot of change is still needed

(The Guardian) Compensation for Paralympian unable to use toilet on train.... Anne Wafula Strike receives financial settlement from CrossCountry trains over out of order accessible toilet but says a lot of change is still needed. ...Paralympian athlete...

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'Strike A Rock', the Marikana story at Cinema Nouveau.
 
 Showbiz in FULL HD     2017-11-21 kl. 07:58     10703 words
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Out of dust and iron, the women of Marikana rise.

exploring the events leading to the tragic Valentine’s Day killing of Reeva Steenkamp by Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.
 
   
Simon Rattle Named as Next Music Director of the London Symphony Orchestra
 
 Opera News Online     2017-11-21 kl. 07:45     533 words
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S imon Rattle, currently chief conductor and artistic director of the Berliner Philharmoniker , has been announced as the next music director of the London Symphony Orchestra.

He has since lead the band in numerous performances, including the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Chapecoense crash survivor Follmann eyes Paralympics
 
 China.org.cn     2017-11-21 kl. 07:37     210 words
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RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- Chapecoense air crash survivor Jackson Follmann has revealed a wish to compete in the Paralympics as a swimmer.

Chapecoense crash survivor Follmann eyes Paralympics.... 21 (Xinhua) -- Chapecoense air crash survivor Jackson Follmann has revealed a wish to compete in the Paralympics as a swimmer.Follmann, 25, was one of six survivors of last November's accident in...
 
   
NEC : Wheelchair Tennis Masters 2017 To Begin
 
 4 Traders     2017-11-21 kl. 07:13     624 words
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- (NEC; TSE: 6701) is sponsoring the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters (the International Tennis Federation's (ITF) year-end singles championship) where

Wheelchair Tennis has also been a full medal sport at the Paralympic Games since 1992.
 
   
Indian School Bahrain holds first kindergarten sports day
 
 Gulf Daily News     2017-11-21 kl. 07:09     64 words
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Ms Nedham with school officials and prize winners. More than 1,500 pupils took part in the Indian School Bahrain’s first kindergarten sports day, Colour Splash, at its Riffa campus.

More than 1,500 pupils took part in the Indian School Bahrain’s first kindergarten sports day, Colour Splash, at its Riffa campus.Chief guest Fatima Razzaq Nedham, Paralympics gold medallist from Bahrain at the Rio 2016 Olympics and at the London
 
   
PPP bidding opens for Beijing Win...
 
 Beijing International     2017-11-21 kl. 07:06     293 words
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Beijing's Yanqing District, one of the three host sites for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, launched bidding for sports venues construction on Nov. 17.

PPP bidding opens for Beijing Win...Beijing's Yanqing District, one of the three host sites for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, launched bidding for sports venues construction on Nov.
 
   
Perth Wheelcats to roll into Mandurah for exhibition match
 
 Mandurah Mail     2017-11-21 kl. 06:41     312 words
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TweetFacebook of Some of the Mandurah Magic’s State Basketball League men and women might have their work cut out for them when they hit the courts to

sport. It will also be a chance for spectators to get an up-close look at the best in business, with many Wheelcats players having won world championships and Paralympic gold medals.
 
   
Time to deliver clear vision of Tokyo 2020
 
 The Japan News     2017-11-21 kl. 06:19     1423 words
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By Wakako Yuki / Yomiuri Shimbun Senior Writer Oct. 28 marked 1,000 days to go until the opening of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, and Nov. 29 will be 1,000 days until the Paralympic Games.

29 will be 1,000 days until the Paralympic Games.Amid the political tension surrounding North Korea and allegations of corruption, the issues we face today may also affect Tokyo 2020.... Now she gives her 100 percent support to the Olympic Games and also pays a lot of attention to the Paralympic...
 
   
"Det fanns inga pengar"
 
 Mariestads-Tidningen Plus     2017-11-21 kl. 06:09     855 words
 
Skytten Philip Jönsson fick ett abrupt slut på säsongen 2017. Efter den märkliga "dopinghistorien" i Polen var det sluttävlat i världscupen. Förbundets pengar räckte inte till de tre återstående deltävlingarna.

Det närmsta stora målet är VM i Sydkorea i maj - men Philips långsiktiga fokus ligger på Paralympics i Tokyo 2020. -... Det kan eventuellt finnas direktplatser till Paralympics på VM.... Det närmsta stora målet är VM i Sydkorea i maj - men Philips långsiktiga fokus ligger på Paralympics...
 
   
Alexandra Burke: I wanted to give the Queen a big hug when we met
 
 Dunstable Today     2017-11-21 kl. 03:59     393 words
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Tuesday 21 November 2017 Alexandra Burke has told of her frustration at not being allowed to give the Queen a “big hug” when she met her in Blackpool several years ago.

Paralympian Jonnie Peacock became the eighth celebrity to be booted off the show in Sunday's results show, after competing against Debbie McGee in the dance-off.

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Blind man's marathon wins
 
 stuff.co.nz     2017-11-21 kl. 03:51     409 words
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When blind Auckland runner T?mati Pearse returned to the streets of New York this month he proved how far he has come in the past couple of years. A stop for waffles during his first New York Marathon in 2015 very nearly derailed the entire run.

The Achilles Foundation is an international organisation which helps disabled athletes participate in events alongside able-bodied athletes, and Grunwell said Pearse's involvement with the organisation over the past few years has had a wide-ranging

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NZ para swimmer Bryall McPherson to officiate at the Te Anau Tennis Invitational
 
 stuff.co.nz     2017-11-21 kl. 02:49     576 words
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New Zealand para swimmer Bryall McPherson is continuing her love for the sport of tennis, but not as a player.

"A few days after my amputation I had turned on the sports news and the highlights were of Sophie Pascoe swimming in for her third Paralympic gold medal and then through my Canteen liaison nurse who had brought me a newspaper cutout on my last day

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Calgary city council commits more money to possible 2026 Winter Games bid
 
 CFJC Today     2017-11-21 kl. 02:20     240 words
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Calgary city council approved spending up to $2 million on more work towards a possible bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games. City administration said that if council didn't vote for the funding, Calgary should stop pursuing a bid.

Calgary city council approved spending up to $2 million on more work towards a possible bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Calgary city council commits more money to possible 2026 Winter Games bid
 
 Brandon Sun     2017-11-21 kl. 02:01     402 words
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Calgary city council approved spending up to $2 million on more work towards a possible bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games. City administration said that if council didn't vote for the funding, Calgary should stop pursuing a bid.

Calgary city council approved spending up to $2 million on more work towards a possible bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games.... Calgary city council approved spending up to $2 million on more work towards a possible bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic...

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Maintaining premium quality a major focus of Big Idaho Potato Harvest Meeting
 
 The Produce News     2017-11-21 kl. 01:57     879 words
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FORT HALL, ID — The Idaho potato industry has built its reputation on the delivery of premium-quality potatoes, and growers and shippers in Idaho have worked hard over the years to deserve that reputation.

Kory Puderbaugh, silver medalist in wheelchair rugby at the Rio Paralympics, received a standing ovation from the crowd for his motivational/inspirational speech.
 
   
U.S. Olympic Committee Announces Finalists For 2017 Team USA Awards Present...
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-11-21 kl. 01:47     2234 words
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic Committee today announced the 26 finalists for the 2017 Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of the Year, which recognize the outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes year-round.

Online fan voting at TeamUSA.org/Awards accounts for 50 percent of the final tally, while members of the Olympic and Paralympic family – including an esteemed panel of Olympic and Paralympic journalists – account for the other 50 percent.
 
   
Team Sky and British Cycling storm erupts again as medical supplier who sent banned substance to HQ refuses to co-operate with UKAD investigation
 
 Daily Mail     2017-11-21 kl. 01:44     951 words
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Matt Lawton for the Daily Mail 22:30 GMT, 20 November 2017

But on Monday Olympic star Katie Archibald and Paralympic gold medallist Jody Cundy expressed their angry disagreement with Sutton's comments.

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HPA Awards Announce 2017 Winners
 
 Broadcast Newsroom     2017-11-21 kl. 01:24     1184 words
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The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) bestowed the 2017 HPA Awards tonight, during a sold-out gala celebration at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.

Commercial WINNER: Rio 2016 Paralympic Games -

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Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Shirley Ballas SLAMMED by relative - but you won't believe why
 
 Scottish Express     2017-11-21 kl. 01:15     473 words
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STRICTLY COME DANCING judge Shirley Ballas has revealed she was torn apart by one family member, and it's for a very surprising reason.

The Paralympic gold medal winner, 24, struggled to keep his posture straight due to his disability, during his and professional dance partner Oti Mabuse's Tango to Sweet Dreams by The Eurythmics.

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Alexandra Burke: I wanted to give the Queen a big hug when we met
 
 Basildon Standard     2017-11-21 kl. 01:03     433 words
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Alexandra Burke has told of her frustration at not being allowed to give the Queen a “big hug” when she met her in Blackpool several years ago.

Radio Times magazine is on sale now (Radio Times) Paralympian Jonnie Peacock became the eighth celebrity to be booted off the show in Sunday’s results show, after competing against Debbie McGee in the dance-off.

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Study shows that Malaysians don’t understand disability
 
 Star2.com     2017-11-21 kl. 00:32     1824 words
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Zhariff Afandi was six years old when he marched into the headmaster’s office and asked that he be allowed into Year One class the following year.

Ainaa and Zhariff are proof of what children with disabilities can achieve when they are given opportunities to succeed, said Clark-Hattingh. “We are proud when we see the achievements of people with disabilities like our paralympic athletes but

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South Korea Says North Might Test Weapons during Winter Olympics
 
 Latin American Herald Tribune     2017-11-21 kl. 00:28     258 words
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SEOUL – North Korea might conduct fresh weapon tests during the PyeongChang winter Olympics to be held in Seoul early next year, a security adviser to the South Korean government warned on Monday.

with the Winter Olympics in February and Paralympics in March.
 
   
Behind the Lens of Reel Rock, Climbing’s Best Film Tour
 
 REI     2017-11-21 kl. 00:12     3105 words
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Co-op Journal interviews the filmmakers of Reel Rock 12 Each fall, for just over a decade, Reel Rock has been the second most anticipated event, right behind Rocktober’s sending temps .

There are a million videos online exploiting disabled athletes—they’re stories of overcoming tragic loss and succeeding despite heavily stacked odds.
 
   
Hershey Company Goes for Gold With Fourth Flavor
 
 Perfumer & Flavorist     2017-11-21 kl. 00:03     235 words
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The Hershey Company has announced the launch of its Hershey’s Gold bar, the fourth flavor for its company’s portfolio.

also commemorating the influential and cultural moment of the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games,” said Melinda Lewis, senior director and general manager, Hershey’s franchise at The Hershey Company. “We want consumers to share in this golden
 
   
Royal Hall for Henshaws Christmas Concert
 
 Harrogate News     2017-11-20 kl. 23:42     468 words
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Spread the news! Henshaws Christmas Concert promises to be bigger and better than ever this year, with a move to Harrogate’s Royal Hall for the first time.

opened the 2012 Paralympics.
 
   
Visa Introduces New Payment Wearables for Fans Attending the Olympic...
 
 Day Of Dubai     2017-11-20 kl. 23:24     529 words
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The exclusive repayment technology partner at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, has introduced 3 commercially readily available wearable payment devices.

Visa Introduces New Payment Wearables for Fans Attending the Olympic...The exclusive repayment technology partner at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, has introduced 3 commercially readily available wearable payment devices.In the spirit of the
 
   
Shane Sutton claims of common use of TUEs to ‘find gains’ upset British cyclists
 
 Enews.Shafaqna.com     2017-11-20 kl. 23:21     14 words
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• Paralympian Jody Cundy says claims would ‘muddy’ Bradley Wiggins’ name • British Cycling’s

Shane Sutton claims of common use of TUEs to ‘find gains’ upset British cyclists. • Paralympian Jody Cundy says claims would ‘muddy’ Bradley Wiggins’ name • British Cycling’s. ...fo.
 
   
Shane Sutton condemned by British cyclists over TUEs claim
 
 Yahoo! India     2017-11-20 kl. 23:09     537 words
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British cyclists have angrily condemned former performance director Shane Sutton for declaring that applying for a Therapeutic Use Exemption was a legitimate way to “find a gain” if athletes felt below their best.

BBC documentary about the scandals to engulf the country’s most successful Olympic and Paralympic sport – including the controversy over injections given to Sir Bradley Wiggins before his 2012 Tour de France triumph – Sutton came under attack

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Caeleb Dressel, Katie Ledecky Take Top Honors At USA Swimming’s Golden Goggles
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-11-20 kl. 22:44     931 words
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By | Nov. 20, 2017, 1:36 p.m. (ET) Caeleb Dressel (L) and Katie Ledecky received top honors at the 2017 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards on Nov. 19, 2017 in Los Angeles.

do,” said Dressel, a two-time Olympic gold medalist in relays at the Rio Games. “I just want to keep learning in the sport and having fun with it.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and
 
   
Emma Coburn And Sam Kendricks Honored As USA Track & Field Athletes Of The Year
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-11-20 kl. 22:44     366 words
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By | Nov. 20, 2017, 3:43 p.m. (ET) Emma Coburn and Sam Kendricks both won world titles at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London. For Emma Coburn, it was a history-making world title. For Sam Kendricks, it was simply not losing all season.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Comcast Unveils Group Of 13 Olympic Endorsers For Pyeongchang
 
 Sports Business Daily     2017-11-20 kl. 22:37     80 words
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Comcast today announced partnerships with 13 U.S. Winter Olympic and Paralympic athletes ahead of the Pyeongchang Games. Comcast is an official USOC sponsor through the '20 Tokyo Games, and it also recently signed a multiyear deal with U.S.

Winter Olympic and Paralympic athletes ahead of the Pyeongchang Games.
 
   
More Evidence That the Olympics Won't Fix Your City
 
 CityLab     2017-11-20 kl. 21:42     967 words
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London really tried to use the 2012 Games to improve people’s lives. A new report shows the skeptics were right all along. Looking back from Britain’s current chaotic state, the 2012 Summer Olympics seems like a golden era.

Looking at the U.K. government’s 2010 plan for the Olympic and Paralympic legacy, it nonetheless finds that the predicted improvements to local living conditions have overwhelmingly not materialized.
 
   
UK Sport bosses say British athletes will suffer if Jess Varnish wins legal case
 
 Eurosport     2017-11-20 kl. 21:34     628 words
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UK Sport boss Liz Nicholl has denied threatening Jess Varnish with bankruptcy in their legal dispute, but warned there would be "significant implications" if the former track cyclist wins.

What might seem like a technicality is, in fact, the crux of a case that could transform the British Olympic and Paralympic system which UK Sport funds with National Lottery and exchequer money - a system that has propelled Team GB and ParalympicsGB...
 
   
Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Jonnie Peacock confuses Zoe Ball with blunder over winner
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-11-20 kl. 21:16     106 words
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Jonnie, 24, was voted out in week nine following an eventful Tango at the Blackpool ballroom that had him forced to perform in the dance off against fan-favourite Debbie McGee.

Paralympic gold medal winner revealed that the person he wants to win is JLS singer Aston Merrygold, 29, who bowed out of the show earlier this month.

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Getting a second cha-cha-chance! Strictly's Debbie McGee, 59, beams as she cosies up to Giovanni Pernice arriving to rehearsals... after surviving dance off against Jonnie Peacock
 
 Daily Mail     2017-11-20 kl. 21:16     1493 words
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Lily WaddellCiara Farmer For Mailonline 15:58 GMT, 20 November 2017

Her outing comes after Paralympian Jonnie Peacock was the eighth star to be voted off2017 after losing in the dance off.... Happy days: Paralympian Jonnie Peacock is the eighth star to be voted off Strictly Come Dancing 2017 after losing in the dance off...

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Paris 2024 begins process to appoint Organising Committee chief executive with Thobois among candidates
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-11-20 kl. 21:13     379 words
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Paris 2024 has today started the process to appoint an Organising Committee chief executive with Etienne Thobois, who held the equivalent role on the Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee, confirmed as being among the candidates.

Paris 2024 has today started the process to appoint an Organising Committee chief executive with Etienne Thobois, who held the equivalent role on the Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee, confirmed as being among the candidates.Tony Estanguet, who

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The First Ever Nigerian Women Bobsled Team is Heading to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games
 
 BlackNews.com     2017-11-20 kl. 21:00     574 words
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Nationwide — Visa has announced the addition of three athletes who make up the Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team to Team Visa, currently training to

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.... Team Visa features a diverse group of Olympic and Paralympic athletes who embody our core values – acceptance, partnership and innovation – and was cultivated with the global reach of the Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Athletics | Men's 400m - T13 Round 1 Heat 2 | Rio 2016 Paralympic Games
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-11-20 kl. 20:54     114 words
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s Results: 1 1848 MAR AMGUOUN Mohamed 48.82 (400) Qualified 2 1909 NAM NAMBALA Johannes 49.01 (400) Qualified 3 1008 ALG BAKA Fouad 49.04 (400) Qualified 4 1136 BRA ARAUJO Gustavo Henrique 50.09 (400) 5 2366 USA PRICE Markeith 50.

T13 Round 1 Heat 2 | Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. s Results:...on the Rio 2016 Paralympic Game, please visit http://www.paralympic.org/rio-2016 Like us: https://www.facebook.com/Paralympics and follow us: https://www.twitter.com/paralympics The Rio 2016 Paralympic...

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Athletics | Men's 1500m - T54 Final | Rio 2016 Paralympic Games
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-11-20 kl. 20:54     169 words
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s Results: GOLD 2236 Thailand | WAHORAM Prawat 3:00.62 (1500) T54 SILVER 2179 Switzerland | HUG Marcel 3:00.65 (1500) T54 BRONZE 2229 Thailand | KONJEN Saichon 3:00.86 (1500) T54 4 1523 GBR | WEIR David 3:01.

T54 Final | Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. s Results:...not finish T54 For more information on the Rio 2016 Paralympic Game, please visit http://www.paralympic.org/rio-2016 Like us: https://www.facebook.com/Paralympics and follow us: https://www.twitter.com/paralympics The Rio 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
Jonnie Peacock: I still want Aston to win Strictly!
 
 Irish Independent     2017-11-20 kl. 20:53     323 words
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Strictly Come Dancing fans were thrilled as Jonnie Peacock dropped a “zinger” during an exit interview, saying he wanted Aston Merrygold to win.

Paralympian Peacock, the latest celebrity to receive his marching orders, was asked by host Zoe Ball on spin-off show It Takes Two who he would like to see win the Glitter Ball trophy now. “Aston!” he replied, before starting to laugh.

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Strictly backstage secrets uncovered – what you WON'T see on screen
 
 Daily Star     2017-11-20 kl. 20:48     366 words
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SOME bizarre backstage Secret Come Dancing antics have been revealed.

Last weekend's show saw the departure of paralympic star Jonnie Peacock.
 
   
Strictly 2017 rocked by series first: Shirley Ballas reveals shock twist
 
 Daily Star     2017-11-20 kl. 20:47     440 words
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THE Strictly Come Dancing contestants are in for a series first next weekend following the shock departure of Jonnie Peacock and Oti Mabuse.

The Paralympian and his professional partner Oti were up against fan favourite Debbie McGee and her partner Giovanni Pernice.
 
   
Ultimate Team Moment Leads U.S. Speedskaters To Unexpected World Record, presented by Ultimate Software
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-11-20 kl. 20:32     951 words
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By | Nov. 20, 2017, 1:54 p.m. (ET) The members of the U.S. men's 5,000-meter relay team pose after setting the world record at the ISU World Cup on Nov. 12, 2017 in Shanghai. Two-time Olympian J.R.

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Paul Daniels' son hits back at 'homophobe' accusations to insist he is the victim after ugly Strictly Twitter spat
 
 Daily Mirror     2017-11-20 kl. 20:04     342 words
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16:57, 20 NOV 2017 Paul Daniels' son has hit back at claims he is homophobic to insist that he is the victim following a bitter war of tweets between himself and an aggrieved Strictly Come Dancing viewer.

Debbie McGee has so far kept silent on the furore - but has advanced to the next round of Strictly Come Dancing following a dance off against paralympian Jonnie Peacock .
 
   
Oscar Pistorius's father 'to question ballistics evidence'
 
 Newsoneplace.com     2017-11-20 kl. 19:31     30 words
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Oscar Pistorius's family is using a birthday jail visit later this month to discuss an obscure law that his father could use to overturn former Paralympic athlete's conviction.

Oscar Pistorius's family is using a birthday jail visit later this month to discuss an obscure law that his father could use to overturn former Paralympic athlete's conviction.

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USSA holds 33rd Awards of Sport
 
 Gulf Coast News Today     2017-11-20 kl. 19:13     1074 words
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DAPHNE, Ala. – The United States Sports Academy recently held its 33rd Annual Awards of Sport program, a celebration of sport and art and “A Tribute to the Artist and the Athlete.

Juan Antonio Samaranch IOC Disabled Athlete Award :... Oksana Masters, Paralympic Cyclist and World Para Nordic Skiing Champion.
 
   
Dawn Macomber never imagined she’d be the first woman on the U.S. para-bobsled team
 
 Herald News     2017-11-20 kl. 18:57     2254 words
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By Brendan Kurie bkurie@s-t.com 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.

Just a year after picking up the sport, Macomber has set course for the 2022 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,...
 
   
Katrin Seibert dreams of gold for Germany
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-11-20 kl. 18:40     573 words
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Para badminton’s No. 1 player faces tough competition at Worlds Although ranked No.

disease.” She said her big goal is to take part at Tokyo 2020, where the sport will make its Paralympic debut.
 
   
Astrid Fina’s silver screen dream
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-11-20 kl. 18:40     607 words
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Spanish snowboarder’s quest to reach PyeongChang being made into a documentary The moment Astrid Fina rode down the indoor track in the Landgraaf Para Snowboard World Cup marked the start of the most important season of her career.

that can take her to the Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, next year. “Since I started I fight to be in Korea.... Fina’s story as the first Spanish snowboarder to compete in the Paralympics will become a documentary.
 
   
Exclusive: Wu resigns from IOC Executive Board after departing as AIBA President
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-11-20 kl. 18:14     102 words
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C K Wu has resigned from his position on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board, it has been confirmed. It follows Wu stepping down as President of the International Boxing Association.

More follows. Timeline About the author Michael Pavitt Reporter Follow @michael_pavitt Pavitt previously worked at BBC Essex, producing a series of interviews with Paralympic athletes to mark two years until Rio 2016, while he has also held roles at...
 
   
Magnus Norgren dubbel vinnare i Stockholm - nästa mål Paralympics: "Jag kan slåss mot de bästa"
 
 Allehanda.se Premium     2017-11-20 kl. 18:05     481 words
 
Den trefaldige sm-guldvinnaren i parabordtennis Magnus Norgren fortsätter att dominera svensk rullstolspingis. I början av november tog han dubbla guld på Stockholm paragames och nu siktar han vidare mot Paralympics.

Magnus Norgren dubbel vinnare i Stockholm - nästa mål Paralympics:... I början av november tog han dubbla guld på Stockholm paragames och nu siktar han vidare mot Paralympics.-... Vara med och slåss mot de bästa är också något som Magnus måste klara av om han ska nå sitt stora mål, att kvala in till Paralympics...
 
   
Running routes and events on the Park
 
 Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park     2017-11-20 kl. 18:01     205 words
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If you were captivated by this summer’s action at the  London Stadium and are itching to grab your trainers and stretch your legs come and do so on our running routes in the Park.

If you were captivated by this summer’s action at the  London Stadium and are itching to grab your trainers and stretch your legs come and do so on our running routes in the Park.The iconic venues from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
 
   
Carolina Welcomes Fall Signing Class
 
 GoHeels.com     2017-11-20 kl. 17:59     1002 words
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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The UNC rowing program has signed five high school athletes to letters of intent during the fall signing period.

At Lake Norman, she is a member of National Honor Society, Beta Club and Key Club and volunteers with visually impaired and physically disabled athletes.
 
   
Where is Oscar Pistorius now, is he still in prison, when did the Paralympian kill Reeva Steenkamp and what's his release date?
 
 The Sun     2017-11-20 kl. 17:45     571 words
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The once idolised Paralympian is in prison for shooting his lover dead in a Valentine's Day tragedy

Where is Oscar Pistorius now, is he still in prison, when did the Paralympian kill Reeva Steenkamp and what's his release date?The once idolised Paralympian is in prison for shooting his lover dead in a Valentine's Day tragedy.

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NRG Global release a statement on their exciting nonprofit partnership
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-11-20 kl. 17:37     373 words
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Chicago based sales and marketing firm NRG Global has recently partnered with a non-profit firm with the aim to give back to their community.

The firm has recently partnered with a non-profit organization, helping raise funds for a variety of tools and training to support disabled athletes.
 
   
Paralympic Movement mourns the passing of Kenneth Verwimp
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-11-20 kl. 17:24     216 words
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Rio 2016 Paralympian dies due to an inflammation in the lungs The Paralympic Movement is mourning the passing of Rio 2016 Paralympian Kenneth Verwimp, who died on 19 November due to an inflammation in the lungs.

Paralympic Movement mourns the passing of Kenneth Verwimp.... Rio 2016 Paralympian dies due to an inflammation in the lungs The Paralympic Movement is mourning the passing of Rio 2016 Paralympian Kenneth Verwimp, who died on 19 November due to an...

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Who is Sophie Morgan? Tricks Of The Restaurant Trade presenter who was paralysed in a road traffic accident in 2003
 
 Newsoneplace.com     2017-11-20 kl. 16:31     56 words
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SOPHIE Morgan is a presenter and model known for hosting Paralympics coverage who was herself confined to a wheelchair at the age of 18.

SOPHIE Morgan is a presenter and model known for hosting Paralympics coverage who was herself confined to a wheelchair at the age of 18.As she’s now presenting Tricks Of The Restaurant Trade alongside Strictly chef Simon Rimmer, let us educate you
 
   
Comcast Announces Team USA Athlete Partners for Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018
 
 Sys-Con India     2017-11-20 kl. 16:19     1115 words
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Comcast, an official partner of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), today announced partnerships with thirteen Team USA athletes who hope to represent their country at the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 2018.

Comcast Announces Team USA Athlete Partners for Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.... Comcast, an official partner of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), today announced partnerships with thirteen Team USA athletes who hope to represent their country at the Olympic and Paralympic...

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Kyung Hoon Kim tired of second place
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-11-20 kl. 16:09     516 words
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South Korean badminton player hopes to break out from Jungjun Kim’s shadows South Korean Para badminton players occupy two of the top three of the men’s WH2 singles category. On paper, that is great news for the country. For No.

He says it would be a dream to compete at Tokyo 2020, where the sport will make its Paralympic debut.
 
   
Comcast Corp Class A: Comcast Announces Team USA Athlete Partners for Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 (Businesswire)
 
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Comcast Corp Class A Comcast Announces Team USA Athlete Partners for Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018

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WSP aims to bridge the skills gap with competition launch at Fairfax School
 
 Wsp.com     2017-11-20 kl. 15:46     442 words
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WSP Highways Project Manager Myriam Thomas worked in collaboration with the Fairfax Career Adviser to bring together WSP and the Fairfax Physics Department.

WSP has been involved in many high profile UK projects including the Shard, Crossrail, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Manchester Metrolink, M1 Smart Motorway, the re-development of London Bridge Station, and the London Olympic & Paralympic...
 
   
OTTO Sport International Announced as FEI Campus Partner
 
 Sports Destination Management     2017-11-20 kl. 15:10     598 words
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OTTO Sport International, known globally for producing footing for equestrian arenas at the world’s biggest events, including the Olympic and

OTTO Sport International, known globally for producing footing for equestrian arenas at the world’s biggest events, including the Olympic and. ...Paralympic Games, will now help to drive the education strategy for the FEI - the global governing

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Young people set to discover the Olympic and Paralympic Values with the Values Awards from Get Set
 
 Primary Times     2017-11-20 kl. 15:09     774 words
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Share: Teachers and young people are set to be inspired by the Olympic and Paralympic Values with the launch of the Values Awards from Get Set, the official youth engagement programme of the British Olympic Association and British Paralympic Association.

Young people set to discover the Olympic and Paralympic Values with the Values Awards from Get Set.... Share: Teachers and young people are set to be inspired by the Olympic and Paralympic Values with the launch of the Values Awards from Get Set, the official youth engagement programme of the British Olympic Association and British Paralympic...
 
   
Russian Paralympic chief hopes for IPC’s common sense approach on issue of 2018 Games
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-11-20 kl. 15:01     30 words
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The IPC should realize that "not the whole countries, not the teams and not the peoples are responsible for violations of anti-doping rules, but

Russian Paralympic chief hopes for IPC’s common sense approach on issue of 2018 Games.
 
   
All Aboard to PyeongChang 2018!
 
 Around The Rings     2017-11-20 kl. 14:50     588 words
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PyeongChang, November 20 - Chair of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission, Gunilla Lindberg, and Olympic Games Executive

high-speed train (KTX) today ahead of the start of the final IOC Project Review for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 tomorrow.... For media looking for additional local news stories from PyeongChang2018, please visit https://www.pyeongchang2018.com/en/bbs/press/image/list About POCOG The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic...

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Russian Paralympic chief hopes for IPC’s common sense approach on issue of 2018 Games
 
 Itar Tass     2017-11-20 kl. 14:47     413 words
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YEKATERINBURG, November 20. /TASS/.

Russian Paralympic chief hopes for IPC’s common sense approach on issue of 2018 Games.... YEKATERINBURG, November 20. /TASS/.President of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) Vladimir Lukin said on Monday he hoped for a common sense approach of the International Paralympic...
 
   
Who is Jonnie Peacock? Strictly Come Dancing 2017 star paired with Oti Mabuse and Paralympian who left the show
 
 Newsoneplace.com     2017-11-20 kl. 14:47     56 words
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SPRINT king Jonnie Peacock won gold medals in both the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Paralympics.

Strictly Come Dancing 2017 star paired with Oti Mabuse and Paralympian who left the show.... 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...

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Pyeongchang 2018 interest declining due to political upheaval, South Korea's former Prime Minister says
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-11-20 kl. 14:23     497 words
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South Korea's former Prime Minister Han Seung-soo has claimed that political upheaval in the country has been the main reason behind the declining interest in the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. A sales update last month revealed that only 30.

Han, who held office from 2008 to 2009, led Pyeongchang's unsuccessful bid for the 2014 Olympics and Paralympics, when they were controversially beaten in 2007 by Sochi after the Russian President Vladimir Putin lobbied on their behalf at the vote

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SA crowdfunding platform hits R50-million mark
 
 Times Live South Africa     2017-11-20 kl. 14:21     287 words
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Crowdfunding and fundraising platform has become the first website of its kind in South Africa to raise over R50-million for its charities and campaigns.

More than half a million rand has been raised for August who now has hopes of competing in the paralympics.

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WSP strengthens project and commercial services team with top healthcare advisor appointment
 
 Wsp.com     2017-11-20 kl. 13:55     763 words
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He boosts WSP’s wide and growing service offering to the health sector, which has recently successfully completed projects such as the Broadmoor Hospital redevelopment.

WSP has been involved in many high profile UK projects including the Shard, Crossrail, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Manchester Metrolink, M1 Smart Motorway, the re-development of London Bridge Station, and the London Olympic & Paralympic...
 
   
Studio Editions signs Paralympian Adepitan
 
 Book Brunch     2017-11-20 kl. 13:45     12 words
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Studio Editions signs Paralympian Adepitan.

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Gangwon Province to run 41 cultural programmes alongside Pyeongchang 2018
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-11-20 kl. 13:44     308 words
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Gangwon Province will run a total of 30 cultural programmes during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. The province, where Pyeongchang is located, will reportedly have run 41 programmes by the conclusion of next year’s Games.

Gangwon Province will run a total of 30 cultural programmes during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games....of the Olympics and Paralympics.... The Paralympics will follow from March 8 to 18.Michael Pavitt.

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Debbie McGee’s stepson sparks Strictly Come Dancing homophobia row
 
 Entertainment Daily     2017-11-20 kl. 13:33     424 words
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Gay and bitter! A great combo. Paul Daniels’ son sparked a homophobia row on Twitter, as he defended his stepmother Debbie McGee’s performance on Strictly Come Dancing.

She found herself in the dance off against Paralympian Jonnie Peacock, but was saved by all four judges and is through to next week.
 
   
British Cycling Superheroes: The Price of Success, Britain's journey to clean competition
 
 Worldnews EasyBranches     2017-11-20 kl. 13:30     623 words
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Credit: express.co.uk Nov 20 2017 12:15 About: 15 minutes ago 2 views Britain's recent most successful cyclists have been

British cyclists are among the best in the world There were other allegations that Sutton had referred to the Paralympic team as ‘gimps’ and that he had, in general, ruled with fear.

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Acquired a Disability After Starting Your Career: Tips on How to Keep Growing Professionally
 
 Diversity Inc     2017-11-20 kl. 13:26     691 words
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EY sat down with Brandon Lyons, who is an Advisory Services Manager and specializes in Performance Improvement/Supply Chain. He is currently based in EY’s Colorado Springs office but was previously based out of San Diego.

2020 Paralympic Games on the Para-Cycling team.
 
   
Tokyo 2020 enter partnership agreement with 2019 Rugby World Cup and 2021 World Masters Games
 
 Inside The Games     2017-11-20 kl. 13:11     586 words
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Daniel Etchells Monday, 20 November 2017 Tokyo 2020 has today entered into a partnership agreement with the 2019 Rugby World Cup and 2021 World Masters Games under which the three organisations will exchange knowledge and expertise in order to maximise the benefits and impact of their respective events in Japan.

The events will come a year either side of Japan's capital staging the Olympic and Paralympic Games.... Shimazu added: "Three major events will be held in Japan over a span of three years - the Rugby World Cup in 2019, the Olympic and Paralympic Games in...

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Impressive Hewett takes Bath Indoor wheelchair tennis title
 
 On Track Magazine     2017-11-20 kl. 13:05     747 words
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Credit: Tennis Foundation British No.1 Alfie Hewett showed he is in impressive form heading towards the season climax at the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters later this month when winning the Bath Indoor men’s singles title on Saturday.

Meanwhile the USA’s David Wagner claimed Friday’s quad singles final as the world No.1 prevailed against Rio Paralympic champion Dylan Alcott of Australia 6-1, 0-6, 6-4.
 
   
Council hit back at critics of Taunton Christmas plans
 
 Frome Standard     2017-11-20 kl. 12:40     336 words
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Not everyone's happy about Taunton's plans for Christmas

In, Clarks Village had a firework display when they turned on their lights, with performances from a number of choirs and invited Olympians and Paralympian heroes, James Guy (swimmer), Jo Frith (archer) and Ed Ling (trap shooter) to do the honours.

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Top 50 Moments of 2017: No. 42 – First Para Athletics Junior Worlds take place
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-11-20 kl. 12:21     429 words
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Ntando Mahlangu wins four golds and breaks world record in outstanding performance in Nottwil Nottwil, Switzerland, staged the first World Para

42 in the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) countdown of the Top 50 Moments of 2017.... T54 youth (U18). Damian Carcelen confirmed in Nottwil he is Ecuador’s main hope to seal their first medal at a Paralympic Games at Tokyo 2020.

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Best LA Auto Show Debuts Revealed: Lexus, Volvo, Mazda, Hyundai, Toyota, Aria & Jagura
 
 Wireless and Mobile News     2017-11-20 kl. 12:20     2131 words
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There are many new vehicles scheduled to be revealed at the LA Auto Show the first week of December. We now have more information from the automakers about what they will debut.

Design, has teamed up with fellow Los Angeles-based 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
 
   
Peacock, Muir, Farah and Kinghorn among winners at the BAWA Awards
 
 British Athletics     2017-11-20 kl. 11:43     754 words
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20th November 2017 Mo Farah, Laura Muir, Jonnie Peacock and Sammi Kinghorn have been named as the UK’s Athletes of the Year for 2017.

The 24-year-old Paralympic champion, currently preparing for a Strictly Come Dancing outing in Blackpool on Saturday, regained his 100m T44 title at the Para World Championships in London.
 
   
Edinburgh showroom relaunch for John Preston Healthcare
 
 THIIS     2017-11-20 kl. 11:27     202 words
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On the 8th December, John Preston Healthcare will be celebrating the official relaunch of their Edinburgh showroom, set to feature a wide range of product offerings.

Also in attendance for the relaunch will be Double Paralympian, former Team GB wheelchair rugby captain & founder of the Michael Kerr Foundation, Michael Kerr, who has recently become the brand ambassador for the newly launched wheelAIR cooling
 
   
Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Gemma Atkinson and Aljaz speak out after Debbie McGee drama
 
 Scottish Sunday Express     2017-11-20 kl. 11:24     426 words
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STRICTLY COME DANCING'S Gemma Atkinson and Aljaž Škorjanec addressed the dance-off bombshell on BBC Breakfast this morning.

Gemma Atkinson and Aljaz Skorjanec said Jonnie would be missed The pair also remarked on Paralympian Jonnie, claiming he has been “such a gent” throughout the whole process.

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Montenegro to serve as acting APC President
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-11-20 kl. 11:19     317 words
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Cuba’s Eduardo Montenegro will serve as the acting President of the Americas Paralympic Committee (APC), it has been announced. The decision was taken by the APC Executive Committee as their latest meeting in Peru’s capital city Lima.

Cuba’s Eduardo Montenegro will serve as the acting President of the Americas Paralympic Committee (APC), it has been announced.... The decision to appoint Montenegro comes as part of the APC being under the governance of the International Paralympic...

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Senior Minister Sun Chanthol Meets Governor of 2020 Winter Olympic Games Host Prefecture
 
 Agence Kampuchea Presse     2017-11-20 kl. 11:08     183 words
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AKP Phnom Penh, November 20, 2017 – Cambodian Senior Minister and Minister of Public Works and Transport H.E. Sun Chanthol held talks with H.E. Kamon Iizumi, Governor of Tokushima Prefecture, the host of the 2020 Winter Olympic Games.

friendship; and the preparations involved in hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.... For his part, H.E. Sun Chanthol pledged to send national and Paralympics teams as well as swimming team to attend the Olympic Games in Tokushima in 2020. He...
 
   
Top 50 Moments of 2017: No. 43 - Jeanette Chippington commands canoe
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-11-20 kl. 11:06     496 words
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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
 
   
MP Poonam Mahajan to give away the 3rd MG Mehta Human Spirit Award to wheelchair Olympian Deepa Malik
 
 The Hans India     2017-11-20 kl. 10:57     251 words
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Mumbai: Women power all the way! Google.org grantee, Ratna Nidhi Charitable Trust, conferred its prestigious M.G. Mehta Human Spirit Award to Rio Paralympics silver medalist, Deepa Malik. Giving this award away on November 21, 2017, will be Hon.

Mehta Human Spirit Award to Rio Paralympics silver medalist, Deepa Malik.... Arunima Sinha and paralympic cyclist Mr Aditya Mehta.

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Jonnie Peacock is the latest to leave Strictly Come Dancing
 
 AOL UK     2017-11-20 kl. 10:34     148 words
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Paralympian Jonnie Peacock is the latest celebrity to leave Strictly Come Dancing. The sprinter, 24, and his professional partner Oti Mabuse were the eighth couple voted off following a dance-off with Debbie McGee and Giovanni Pernice.

Paralympian Jonnie Peacock is the latest celebrity to leave Strictly Come Dancing.
 
   
Olympics: In Yuna's absence, Koreans holding out for a Pyeongchang hero
 
 Reuters Canada     2017-11-20 kl. 10:32     960 words
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SEOUL (Reuters) - A year after her dazzling gold medal-winning performance at the Vancouver Games, figure skater Kim Yuna delivered an impassioned

Korea. FILE PHOTO: The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) Honorary Ambassador Kim Yuna looks at the Olympic mascot "Soohorang" during the ceremony to mark a year to the 2018 PyeongChang Winter...

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‘Don’t say no because it’s difficult’: disabled Hong Kong sailor making waves and making history
 
 South China Morning Post     2017-11-20 kl. 10:10     598 words
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Foo Yuen-wai becomes first Para athlete to complete the gruelling 26 nautical mile Around the Island Race – and now he’s targeting the Paralympics

Foo Yuen-wai becomes first Para athlete to complete the gruelling 26 nautical mile Around the Island Race – and now he’s targeting the Paralympics. ...There were around 1,400 people on 230 boats taking part in last weekend’s Around the Island

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'It's the worst thing I've ever seen'- SA lambastes Oscar Pistorius film
 
 Times Live South Africa     2017-11-20 kl. 09:29     266 words
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Fans were left disturbed and unimpressed after a biopic,  Blade Runner Killer  about the rise and fall of paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius was aired on TV this past weekend.

Fans were left disturbed and unimpressed after a biopic,  Blade Runner Killer  about the rise and fall of paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius was aired on TV this past weekend.The controversial film detailed Oscar's journey from struggling with

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