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Grattis, Finland 100! Här är era 100 största
 
 Aftonbladet     2017-12-06 kl. 06:04     5460 words
 
Den 6 december 2017 fyllde det självständiga Finland 100 år. Det firar vi - med att lista de 100 största idrottshjältarna från de 1 000 sjöarnas land! 100. MIKAEL KÄLLMAN Född: 12 februari 1964. Sport: Handboll.

77. LEO-PEKKA TÄHTI. Född: 22 juni 1983. Sport: Para-friidrott. Kommentar: Fem guld i Paralympics i rullstolssprint på 100 och 200 meter i T54-klassen - senast i Rio de Janeiro 2016.... 51. JOUKO GRIP. Född: 10 januari 1949. Sport: Para-skidor. Kommentar: Totalt elva guld i Paralympics...
 
   
Rätt att utestänga Ryssland från OS?
 
 Jinge - Blogg     2017-12-06 kl. 05:35     3303 words
 
Sveriges Radio "Ryssland stängs av från OS 2018, det meddelade IOK på tisdagskvällen. Men rena ryska idrottare, både individuellt och lag, kan medverka under olympisk flagg.

Ryska idrottsutövare, plus hela Paralympics laget, var förbjudna från att delta i OS i Rio de Janeiro 2016.... Som Ni vet är förbudet mot ryska idrottare från OS i Rio och Paralympics i stor utsträckning baserad på privata uttalanden och den första...
 
   
Storsatsning på paralympier
 
 SVT Nyheter     2017-12-05 kl. 18:59     224 words
 
Publicerad: för 2 timmar sedan Storsatsning på paralympier Den största enskilda satsningen på idrottare nånsin - så beskrivs det nya stödet Podium från Parasportförbundets sida.

Storsatsning på paralympier.... Publicerad: för 2 timmar sedan Storsatsning på paralympier Den största enskilda satsningen på idrottare nånsin - så beskrivs det nya stödet Podium från Parasportförbundets sida.Det går till åtta tidigare medaljörer i Paralympics...
 
   
Martin med autism skulle inte få studera konst för kommunen. Nu har kommunen ändrat sig. / Bragdmedaljören Sarah är Sannas förebild.
 
 Sveriges Radio P4     2017-12-05 kl. 18:00     90 words
 
Klartext handlar om att svensk polis har tagit fast flera personer som har tvingat fattiga människor att tigga pengar och sen tagit deras pengar.

Dessutom får du höra om årets bragdmedaljör Sarah Sjöström som är en förebild för den unga parasport-simmaren Sanna Marjeta.
 
   
Curlingtruppen klar till Paralympics 2018
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-12-05 kl. 16:39     293 words
 
Pressmeddelande * Dec 05, 2017 16:39 CET Fr.v Mats-Ola Engborg, Kristina Ulander, Ronny Persson, Zandra Reppe och Viljo Petersson Dahl.

Curlingtruppen klar till Paralympics 2018.... Pressmeddelande * Dec 05, 2017 16:39 CET Fr.v Mats-Ola Engborg, Kristina Ulander, Ronny Persson, Zandra Reppe och Viljo Petersson Dahl.Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté gjorde idag sin andra förhandsuttagning inför Paralympics...
 
   
Ny satsning ska ge fler paralympiska medaljer
 
 Dagens Nyheter - Login     2017-12-05 kl. 16:05     511 words
 
Sverige tappar gentemot andra länder i Paralympics. Nu görs en storsatsning d?...

Sverige tappar gentemot andra länder i Paralympics. Nu görs en storsatsning d?...
 
   
Aaron Lindström om Paralympics-uttagningen: "Det ska bli riktigt kul"
 
 Aftonbladet     2017-12-05 kl. 15:25     665 words
 
Sveriges gladaste 17-åring? Kanske Aaron Lindström, som under tisdagen blev uttagen i den svenska truppen till Paralympics 2018 i Pyeongchang. - Det känns väldigt skönt, en lättnad att allt är klart.

Aaron Lindström om Paralympics-uttagningen:... Kanske Aaron Lindström, som under tisdagen blev uttagen i den svenska truppen till Paralympics 2018 i Pyeongchang. -... I slutet av november tilldelades skidåkaren paralympiska Guldklubbens talangstipendium...
 
   
PODIUM är en milstolpe för svensk paralympisk idrott
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-12-05 kl. 15:00     187 words
 
Pressmeddelande * Dec 05, 2017 15:00 CET Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté lanserar PODIUM som ger skräddarsydda stöd för de senaste paralympiska medaljörerna som fortsätter satsa för att återupprepa bedriften i nästa spel.

PODIUM är en milstolpe för svensk paralympisk idrott.... Pressmeddelande * Dec 05, 2017 15:00 CET Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté lanserar PODIUM som ger skräddarsydda stöd för de senaste paralympiska medaljörerna som fortsätter satsa för att återupprepa...

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Aron Lindström uttagen till Paralympics
 
 Skaraborgs Allehanda     2017-12-05 kl. 14:45     301 words
 
I mars debuterar Skövdekillen Aron Lindström i Paralympics. Det stod klart på tisdagen när Sveriges paralympiska kommitté presenterade den blågula truppen till Sydkorea.

Aron Lindström uttagen till Paralympics.... I mars debuterar Skövdekillen Aron Lindström i Paralympics.... Det stod klart på tisdagen när Sveriges paralympiska kommitté presenterade den blågula truppen till Sydkorea.Sedan tidigare var skidåkaren Zebastian Modin uttagen till Paralympics...
 
   
17-åring utttagen i Paralympics-truppen
 
 Aftonbladet     2017-12-05 kl. 14:08     191 words
 
Svenska truppen till Paralympics i Pyeongchang 2018 är nu komplett. I dag togs de sista deltagarna ut. Med i truppen finns bland annat en debutant i sammanhanget: Aaron Lindström, 17, som tävlar alpint.

17-åring utttagen i Paralympics-truppen.... Svenska truppen till Paralympics i Pyeongchang 2018 är nu komplett....Paralympiska kommitté.... Hela den svenska truppen till Paralympics i ser ut enligt följande:... Foto: VILHELM STOKSTAD / TT / TT NYHETSBYRÅN Glenn Ikonen och Kristina "Kicki" Ulander i svenska landslaget i rullstolscurling under en gruppspelsmatch mot Kanada i Paralympics...
 
   
Grönt ljus till ytterligare 6 paralympier till Pyeongchang2018
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-12-05 kl. 14:00     147 words
 
Pressmeddelande * Dec 05, 2017 14:00 CET Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté gör idag sin andra förhandsuttagning inför Paralympics i Pyeongchang.

Grönt ljus till ytterligare 6 paralympier till Pyeongchang2018.... Pressmeddelande * Dec 05, 2017 14:00 CET Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté gör idag sin andra förhandsuttagning inför Paralympics i Pyeongchang.Sex aktiva och ett lag får nu klartecken för...
 
   
Atos satsar på tillväxt i Norden - Jennie Broström Lundmark ny Sverigechef
 
 Branschkanalen     2017-12-05 kl. 13:41     811 words
 
Atos, en ledande leverantör av digitala tjänster med över 100,000 experter världen över och med huvudkontor i Paris, har en ambitiös tillväxtstrategi och avser att öka sin närvaro på marknaden markant inom de närmsta två till tre åren.

Gruppen är global IT-partner för de Olympiska & Paralympiska Spelen och är noterad på Euronext Paris-börsen.

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Burmansson prisad: "Betyder jättemycket"
 
 Norrbottens-Kuriren     2017-12-05 kl. 13:36     248 words
 
Nya freeskistjärnan Jennie-Lee Burmansson får Lilla Bragdguldet 2017. 15-åringen togs i förra veckan ut till OS i Pyeongchang där hon blir historisk som den yngsta svenska vinterolympiern genom tiderna. Det betyder jättemycket.

2004: Aron Andersson, parasport.

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Alpinåkare klar för Paralympics
 
 Blekinge Läns Tidning     2017-12-05 kl. 13:31     131 words
 
Den svenska truppen till Paralympics i Pyeongchang utökas med en individuell idrottare och två lag.

Alpinåkare klar för Paralympics.... Den svenska truppen till Paralympics i Pyeongchang utökas med en individuell idrottare och två lag.Sveriges paralympiska kommitté har nu gett klartecken till alpinåkaren Aaron Lindström, rullstolscurlinglandslaget och...

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Bragdguldvinnare genom tiderna
 
 Norrländska Socialdemokraten     2017-12-05 kl. 13:06     429 words
 
2017: Sarah Sjöström, simning. 2016: Henrik Stenson, golf. 2015: Sarah Sjöström, simning. 2014: Stafettlaget, damer, Charlotte Kalla, Anna Haag, Ida Ingemarsdotter, Emma Wikén, längdskidor. 2013: Johan Olsson, längdskidor.

2008: Jonas Jacobsson, parasport, skytte.

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VM-silver för Forsman i Mexico: Utklassad av ny spanjor - som satte världsrekord
 
 Östersunds-Posten Premium     2017-12-05 kl. 12:05     264 words
 
Karl Forsman tog silver på 100 meter bröst vid VM i parasimning i Mexico. Slagen bara av Antoni Ponce Bertran - som var hela åtta (!) sekunder snabbare än svensken.

Därefter väntar satsningen mot Paralympics i Tokyo, 2020.Hans Andersson.

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Peder inför Bragdguldet: "EM-resan så nära en bragd jag kan komma"
 
 Ridsport     2017-12-05 kl. 10:42     638 words
 
I dag offentliggörs vem som får årets bragdguld och en av de hetaste kandidaterna är Peder Fredricson. Ska det räcka hela vägen fram?

Tre guldmedaljer i Paralympics.... Motivering: "För bragdartad upphämtning till guld i Paralympics - en sann skyttekung" 2007 Anja Pärson, alpint Meriter:
 
   
Sluta ge priserna till avundsjuka sporter
 
 Expressen     2017-12-05 kl. 08:05     1032 words
 
Det har gått 23 år sedan någon eller något i svensk fotboll vann Bragdguldet...

Det har gått 23 år sedan någon eller något i svensk fotboll vann Bragdguldet...
 
   
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Australian Sports Commission and AIS acknowledge bans against Russia
 
 Australian Sports Commission     2017-12-06 kl. 08:33     291 words
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Australian Sports Commission Deputy Chair and Winter Olympics gold medallist Alisa Camplin-Warner said the IOC’s decision to ban Russia from the 2018 Winter Olympics was appropriate to protect the "spirit of sport".

AIS Director Peter Conde commended international decisions to ban Russia from both the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.
 
   
[Gameplan] Filipino swimmer powers through physical disabilities
 
 Rappler     2017-12-06 kl. 08:30     488 words
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It takes more than just a few strokes to become a great swimmer. Paralympic swimmer Ernie Gawilan shares how he gets through their rigorous trainings despite his disability.

Paralympic swimmer Ernie Gawilan shares how he gets through their rigorous trainings despite his disability.Published 2:42 PM, December 06, 2017 Updated 2:44 PM, December 06, 2017 Rappler in Partnership with MANILA, Philippines – Athletes put a
 
   
Winter Olympics chiefs accept IOC ban; clean Russian athletes allowed to participate under Olympic flag
 
 Firstpost.com     2017-12-06 kl. 07:39     468 words
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Seoul : Winter Olympics organisers said they would prefer if Russians competed under their own flag, but accepted as "second-best" an International Olympic Committee ruling which allows clean athletes from Russia to take part in the Games as neutrals.

2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics mascot Soohorang, Paralympics mascot Bandabi and the Olympic Rings.
 
   
WP’s athletes awarded
 
 Tyger Burger     2017-12-06 kl. 07:06     332 words
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Western Province Athletics (WPA) rewarded its top athletes at an annual awards evening held at the Athlone Civic Centre on Friday. Members were awarded for their commitment and achievements throughout the season.

Hilton Keith Langenhoven just missed out on the Paralympic Athlete of the Year award, but was recognised for his brilliant international season.
 
   
VR Ferose on designing a world that is more accessible for people with disabilities
 
 The Freepress Journal     2017-12-06 kl. 06:59     1173 words
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11:00 am FOLLOW US: Whether we are framing laws, recruiting employees or designing products, approaching these through the inclusiveness lens is a great starting point to create a more accessible world for persons with disabilities.

During the 2016 Rio Paralympics 1, 500 meters race, the top four finishers in the T13 category (which caters to visually impaired competitors) ran faster than the gold medal winner in the regular Rio Olympics.
 
   
Canada Women’s Hockey Shuts Out Team USA 2-0 In Winnipeg
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-12-06 kl. 06:58     657 words
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By | Dec. 05, 2017, 11:21 p.m. (ET) Marie-Philip Poulin of Canada (L) and Meghan Duggan shake hands after the U.S. Olympic Team Trials game on Dec. 3, 2017 in St. Paul, Minn.

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Rainbow’s End teams up with rugby powerhouse to inspire youngsters
 
 Australasian Leisure Management     2017-12-06 kl. 06:40     654 words
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Rainbow’s End has teamed up with All Black, Ofa Tu’ungafasi, and two promising New Zealand athletes; BMX rider Maynard Peel and Paralympian, Tupou Neiufi, to encourage excellence among local youngsters.

Rainbow’s End has teamed up with All Black, Ofa Tu’ungafasi, and two promising New Zealand athletes; BMX rider Maynard Peel and Paralympian, Tupou Neiufi, to encourage excellence among local youngsters.The new programme, Rainbow’s End
 
   
Tory MP attacks paralympics body for committee no-show
 
 The National     2017-12-06 kl. 06:19     575 words
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THE International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) failure to attend a select committee hearing on claims British athletes are cheating the classification system has been described as “disappointing” by the committee’s chairman Damian Collins.

Tory MP attacks paralympics body for committee no-show.... THE International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) failure to attend a select committee hearing on claims British athletes are cheating the classification system has been described as “disappointing”...

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American Women Shine at World Para Swimming Championships
 
 George Herald     2017-12-06 kl. 06:13     204 words
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Photo courtesy: Twitter, @USParalympics SWIMMING NEWS - The women of Team USA claimed the spotlight on Monday at the World Para Swimming Championships.

With a photo-finish swim, four-time Paralympic medalist McKenzie Coan (Clarkesville, Georgia) outswam the second-place finisher by 0.66 seconds in the S7 50-meter freestyle (32.75), marking her third gold medal at the world championships.

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Najib drops in on Puteri Umno debates; hands out Puteri Young Icon Awards
 
 Yahoo! Singapore     2017-12-06 kl. 06:02     314 words
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KUALA LUMPUR: Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak was greeted with a standing ovation by Puteri members in Merdeka Hall at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) here today.

For the special award, this year’s Rompin sports icon and Pahang Paralympian of the Year Wan Noraini Zainurian, 33, was celebrated for her achievement in sports, social activities and politics.
 
   
Shooter’s fingers crossed for Commonwealth Games selection
 
 Warrnambool Standard     2017-12-06 kl. 05:53     397 words
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DREAM YEAR: Bookaar's Penny Smith was named Shooting Australia's athlete of the year on Sunday night. COMMONWEALTH Games selection would be a dream result for recently-crowned Australian shooter of the year Penny Smith.

She trains up to four times a week and also does gym sessions with Nick Hose – the brother of Paralympic gold medallist Josh – in Camperdown. “I am pretty determined and driven when I want to achieve something,” Smith said. “My family is
 
   
Neel Roy sets 2 marks; Fr. Agnel’s supreme
 
 Afternoon Despatch & Courier     2017-12-06 kl. 05:27     483 words
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Mumbai: Neel Roy of Jamnabai Narsee won three gold with two new meet records while Fr. Agnel’s, Vashi bagged the boys and girls team championships, in the 40th Bombay YMCA Inter School & Jr. College Swimming Championship.

Rio Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik is eyeing a podium finish at the 2018 Asian Games at Jakarta.
 
   
Russian ban for doping gets support of athletes
 
 Chillicothe Gazette     2017-12-06 kl. 05:09     785 words
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CLOSE Sports Pulse: USA TODAY Sports reporter Rachel Axon breaks down the IOC's decision to ban Russia from the Winter Olympics. USA TODAY Sports Erin Hamlin won a bronze medal in luge at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

Follow Armour on Twitter @nrarmour IMAGES OF 2018 WINTER OLYMPIC, PARALYMPIC HOPEFULS Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last Slide Next Slide  .

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Bhopal: 1,000 athletes to get annual scholarship of Rs5 lakh each for eight years: Rathore
 
 The Freepress Journal     2017-12-06 kl. 05:02     617 words
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08:58 am FOLLOW US: Bhopal: Every year 1000 talented young sports persons would be identified and given a scholarship of Rs 5 lakh each per year, for

Rio Paralympics silver medalist Deepa Malik was handed over cheque of Rs 40 lakh, while Rs 50 lakh each was given to Devendra Jhajhria and Mariyappan Thangavelu.... Mariyappan Thangavelu and Varun Singh Bhati have made India proud by winning the gold medal and bronze medal in the men’s high jump T42 category event at the Rio 2016 Paralympics...
 
   
Team USA Wins 8 Medals, Sets 13 Records In Historic Weightlifting World Championships Performance
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-12-06 kl. 04:46     700 words
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By | Dec. 05, 2017, 9:43 p.m. (ET) Sarah Robles celebrates clinching the +90kg. snatch gold at the 2017 IWF Weightlifting World Championships on Dec. 5, 2017 in Anaheim, Calif.

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Curtis McGrath: Soldiering on through sport
 
 The Hindu     2017-12-06 kl. 04:45     1006 words
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Nothing can faze this Australian para-canoeist and gold medallist with a never-say-die spirit, who is all set for Tokyo 2020 August 23, 2012. That was the day it all changed for Curtis McGrath.

It detonated, taking both his legs with it. “I don’t remember the blast but I remember everything after,” says the Australian para-canoeist, gold medallist at the 2016 Rio Paralympics who is here in the city as part of the Australian High
 
   
MEXICO PARALYMPIC WEIGHTLIFTING
 
 Nate.com     2017-12-06 kl. 04:41     54 words
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Paralympic Weightlifting Championships in Mexico City epa06370370 Thi Lihn Phuong Dang (L) of Vietnam, Rehab Ahmed (C) of Egypt and Besra Duman (R)

MEXICO PARALYMPIC WEIGHTLIFTING.... Paralympic Weightlifting Championships in Mexico City epa06370370 Thi Lihn Phuong Dang (L) of Vietnam, Rehab Ahmed (C) of Egypt and Besra Duman (R). ...of Turkey pose with their silver, gold and bronce medals, respectively, during the Paralympic...
 
   
St. Thomas Proud Para Athlete, Emma Reinke, Competes in Parapan American Games Next Week
 
 St. Thomas Times-Journal     2017-12-06 kl. 04:25     492 words
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Having flown to Sao Paulo, Brazil last Monday, Emma Reinke,19, a native of St. Thomas, has been in training camp this week for the sport of goalball.

Thomas, has been in training camp this week for the sport of goalball.The Parapan American games (held in Toronto two years ago) are beginning this coming Wednesday at the Brazilian Paralympic Training Centre in Sao Paulo.
 
   
Russia's Legal Options Following the IOC's Olympic Ban Over Alleged Doping
 
 SI.com     2017-12-06 kl. 04:14     1680 words
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The International Olympic Committee’s decision on Tuesday to ban Russia’s Olympic team from the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea has sent shockwaves across the global sports community.

Olympics. According to WADA, the Russian program benefited both Olympic and Paralympic athletes (Russia’s Paralympic athletes have already been banned from the upcoming Winter Paralympics, which will also be held in Pyeongchang).
 
   
Shoalhaven pair help NSW win nationals | Photos
 
 South Coast Register     2017-12-06 kl. 03:46     491 words
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WINNERS: Ben Atkins (back row, second from right), Zac Jones (front row, first on right) and their NSW team.

Damian Briggs/FNSW TAPITALLEE'S Zachary Jones, Callala Bay’s Ben Atkins and their New South Wales Paralympic Football State team have recently won their ninth successive national Paralympic seven-a-side title, defeating rivals Victoria 1-nil in

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Sarah Robles Is Team USA’s First Weightlifting World Champ Since 1994
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-12-06 kl. 02:34     456 words
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By | Dec. 05, 2017, 7:16 p.m. (ET) Sarah Robles competes in the women's +75 kg. weight class at the 2015 IWF Weightlifting World Championships on Nov. 28, 2015 in Houston. In the final event for U.S.

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Alex Shibutani’s 5 Tips On Spending Lots Of Time With Your Sibling And Still Getting Along
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-12-06 kl. 02:34     994 words
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By Alex Shibutani, Three-Time World Medalist Ice Dancer And 2014 Olympian | Dec. 05, 2017, 5:59 p.m. (ET)   Alex Shibutani is a 2014 Olympic ice dancer who competes with his sister Maia.

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Celebrating the active contributions of staff with disabilities
 
 NSW DPI Minerals     2017-12-06 kl. 02:29     424 words
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The achievements and contributions of people with a disability will be celebrated at the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) head office in Orange tomorrow, as part of Sunday’s International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) initiative.

great way for staff to learn how to make the department a more inclusive workplace, and to ensure all staff are included and valued,” Mr Smith said. “Speakers on the day include the events executive sponsor, Jane Spring, Paralympian, Paul
 
   
Twenty-four Sochi Olympians to compete in Dew Tour in Breckenridge
 
 Summit Daily News     2017-12-06 kl. 01:55     972 words
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Twenty-four medalists from the 2014 Sochi Olympics will take part in the Winter Dew Tour at Breckenridge Ski Resort from Dec. 14-17, which will also double as an 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics qualifying event for the United States and Canada.

Para athletes will also be able to gain valuable Paralympic 2018 qualifying points via a world para snowboard Nor Am competition.

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Disability sport: Prosthetic feet help amputees snowboard
 
 BBC     2017-12-06 kl. 01:46     54 words
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Technology advancements are allowing disabled athletes to compete in more and more sports previously inaccessible to them. BBC Click reporter Kat Hawkins had her legs amputated 10 years ago.

Technology advancements are allowing disabled athletes to compete in more and more sports previously inaccessible to them.

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Olympic ban for Russia's World Cup organizing chief
 
 Mail.com     2017-12-06 kl. 01:43     961 words
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FIFA president Gianni Infantino, right, and Vitaly Mutko, Russian Federation Deputy Prime Minister & Local Organising Committee Chairman attend the 2018 soccer World Cup draw in the Kremlin in Moscow. On Tuesday, Dec.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, foreground, watches downhill ski competition of the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Roza Khutor mountain district of Sochi, Russia, as Russia's sports minister Vitaly Mutko stands behind.
 
   
Commonwealth Games media boycott grows as media companies object to conditions
 
 Mumbrella     2017-12-06 kl. 01:34     464 words
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Dissatisfaction with media reporting conditions has spread to an outright boycott of next year’s Commonwealth Games by Fairfax and News Corporation, with both companies stating they will not seek formal accreditation with the Games’ organisers.

This is consistent with all recent Commonwealth Games as well as other major international sporting events (including the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games). “GOLDOC is bound by this contract that the Commonwealth Games Federation
 
   
Tokyo 2020 to feed IOC officials with produce from disaster hit areas at Coordination Commission dinner
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-12-06 kl. 01:31     437 words
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Tokyo 2020 are set to feed International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Committee officials with produce grown in areas impacted by the 2011 tsunami and nuclear disaster at their visit to the Japanese capital next week.

on the evening of December 12.” Tokyo 2020 have sought to involve recovering areas in the build-up to and during the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Top choreographer set for conservatoire role
 
 Birmingham Chamber of Commerce     2017-12-06 kl. 01:28     564 words
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The Choreographer and Movement Director of the London 2012 Paralympic Games opening ceremony has been announced as Visiting Professor of Dance at Birmingham City University’s Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

The Choreographer and Movement Director of the London 2012 Paralympic Games opening ceremony has been announced as Visiting Professor of Dance at Birmingham City University’s Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.Professor Kevin Finnan MBE (pictured) is
 
   
Paralympics bigwigs snub Commons probe
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-12-06 kl. 01:04     94 words
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MPs testing claims that British athletes are cheating the system MPs who wanted to get to the bottom of claims that British athletes are cheating the classification system will be snubbed by Paralympic officials today.

Paralympics bigwigs snub Commons probe.... MPs testing claims that British athletes are cheating the system MPs who wanted to get to the bottom of claims that British athletes are cheating the classification system will be snubbed by Paralympic officials...
 
   
Canmore council weighs spending money on Olympic bid exploration process
 
 Global News Canada     2017-12-06 kl. 00:43     398 words
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Talk to people on the street in Canmore and they’ll tell you the 1988 Winter Olympics put the town on the map. The question is will the community want the games to find their way back in 2026?

2026 Calgary Winter Olympics and Paralympics bid. “In 1988, we were ready, but not quite,” said local jewelry store owner Tracey Bertrand, who is bullish about the prospect of her community being part of a bid. “It was an introduction for
 
   
Discovering a deep connection to the land of Israel — from my bicycle seat
 
 Jewish News Weekly     2017-12-06 kl. 00:27     863 words
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“Six Days of Cycling in Israel with FIDF” from Eilat to Jerusalem came across my Facebook feed.

After FIDF provided him with several athletic prosthetics and training in competitive sports, Adi competed in Paralympic, triathlon and Iron Man events. “Suddenly, I was able to participate in sports I never thought about before … it changed my
 
   
Deadly Infection To X Games Gold, Torin Yater-Wallace Has Been Through Ups And Downs. And He’s Not Done Yet.
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-12-06 kl. 00:22     2085 words
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By | Dec. 05, 2017, 4:15 p.m. (ET) Torin Yater-Wallace competes in the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup on Feb. 18, 2017 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “Through my entire life I’ve dealt with some pretty severe ups and downs and trials and tribulations, from family to medical and the list goes
 
   
Devin Logan: How I Spent My Summer Training For The Olympic Season
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-12-06 kl. 00:22     489 words
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By | Dec. 05, 2017, 3:10 p.m. (ET)   Devin Logan is a slopestyle skier who won the silver medal at her event’s Olympic debut in 2014. But what sets Logan apart is she also competes in ski halfpipe.

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A second Paralympic athlete points the finger at Tanni Grey-Thompson
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2017-12-05 kl. 23:55     101 words
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A second Paralympic athlete has told MPs she was unfairly denied the chance to compete when she was a direct rival to Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.

A second Paralympic athlete points the finger at Tanni Grey-Thompson.... A second Paralympic athlete has told MPs she was unfairly denied the chance to compete when she was a direct rival to Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.Tracy Lewis has followed Anne...

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Gallery Shows in New York City This Week - December 3-December 10
 
 CityGuideNY.com     2017-12-05 kl. 23:18     7177 words
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- by Editor Photo: Flickr/K_rlis Dambr_ns For art in galleries, from shows to openings to receptions and special events, check out City Guide's calendar listings for New York City.

CONNECTED. 100 X 100. This exhibition showcases ONE HUNDRED winter sport helmets that were artistically designed by ONE HUNDRED selected artists and designers to celebrate D-100 days until the start of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic & Paralympic...
 
   
IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics
 
 DailyFinland.Fi     2017-12-05 kl. 23:15     234 words
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DF-Xinhua Report The International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday that Russia is banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics set for next February in PyeongChang, South Korea, over doping concerns.

The scandal prevented a large number of Russian athletes and officials from participating in the 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics and raised queries about the participation of the Russian national team in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South
 
   
AKB48 Members Help Introduce Japanese Music to World With NHK Program
 
 Billboard     2017-12-05 kl. 23:11     214 words
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With less than 1,000 days to go until the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic & Paralympic Games and Japan attracting global attention, the national public

With less than 1,000 days to go until the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic & Paralympic Games and Japan attracting global attention, the national public. ...broadcasting network NHK will showcase popular Japanese artists in an effort to introduce the
 
   
Sled Hockey Goalie Steve Cash Has Done, Seen, Won It All – And The Team Cam...
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-12-05 kl. 23:05     984 words
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By Todd Kortemeier | Dec. 05, 2017, 3:24 p.m. (ET) Steve Cash poses for a portrait at the Team USA Media Summit ahead of the Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Sept. 27, 2017 in Park City, Utah.

05, 2017, 3:24 p.m. (ET) Steve Cash poses for a portrait at the Team USA Media Summit ahead of the Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Sept.... 27, 2017 in Park City, Utah.Having played in three Paralympic Winter Games, with a fourth on the way,...

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For company and country: An interview with U.S. Ambassador William Hagerty
 
 Japan Today     2017-12-05 kl. 22:57     3901 words
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For William F Hagerty IV—the top U.S. diplomat in Japan—arriving in Tokyo on August 17 was a homecoming.

Speaking of sports, what do you see as the economic potential of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games?
 
   
Turkish Paralympic swimmer Ero?lu wins world title
 
 Daily Sabah     2017-12-05 kl. 22:27     330 words
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Turkish Paralympic swimmer, Beytullah Ero?lu clinched the World Swimming Championship title in Mexico City Monday. Ero?lu's victory in the men's 50 meters butterfly final made him the first Turkish athlete to win a world title in swimming.

Turkish Paralympic swimmer Ero?lu wins world title.... Turkish Paralympic swimmer, Beytullah Ero?lu clinched the World Swimming Championship title in Mexico City Monday.... In 2012, he came in seventh place at the London Paralympic Games and in 2013 he...
 
   
Russia Winter Olympic ban Q&A: How long has the scandal dragged on and what happens next?
 
 Yahoo! India     2017-12-05 kl. 22:23     516 words
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Russia was first accused of covering up positive drugs tests in the summer of 2013, but it was not until almost a year and a half later that a German

The publication of the McLaren report saw the International Paralympic Committee throw Russia out of last year’s Paralympics but the International Olympic Committee controversially refused to follow suit, deferring a decision on the status of

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Hewett creates Masters history in Loughborough
 
 Loughborough Echo     2017-12-05 kl. 22:22     537 words
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In the first all-Brit men's singles final in the event's 24-year history, 2016 runner-up and British No.2 Reid stormed into a 3-0 first set lead.

Rio Paralympic gold medallist Reid broke back to level the second set, but Hewett, who won the silver medal in Rio in the first all-Brit Paralympic...
 
   
Allegations of cheating, threats and cover-ups aimed at Australian Paralympic swimming
 
 ZwemZa     2017-12-05 kl. 21:43     1378 words
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Tags Allegations of cheating , threats and cover-ups aimed at Australian Paralympic swimming by ZwemZa on December 5th, 2017 Paralympic

Allegations of cheating, threats and cover-ups aimed at Australian Paralympic swimming.... Tags Allegations of cheating , threats and cover-ups aimed at Australian Paralympic swimming by ZwemZa on December 5th, 2017 Paralympic. ...athletes are allegedly...
 
   
Japan close 2017 INAS Swimming Championships with triple gold
 
 ZwemZa     2017-12-05 kl. 21:43     648 words
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Tags Japan close 2017 INAS Swimming Championships with triple gold by ZwemZa on December 5th, 2017 Japan closed the 2017 INAS Swimming Championships in Aguascalientes, Mexico, in style on Sunday (4 December), with three gold medals.

The combined performance of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games hosts saw them top the medals table in the S14 category with 15 golds, eight silver and five bronze.
 
   
Christian Pulisic among U.S. Soccer Male Player of the Year nominees
 
 ESPN Soccernet     2017-12-05 kl. 21:35     439 words
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After Christian Pulisic's post for the Players' Tribune, the FC crew debate how to improve U.S. player development. Craig Burley uses his own experience to support Christian Pulisic's comments on how to improve American player development.

The Disabled Player of the Year nominees are Sean Boyle, Drew Bremer and Kevin Hensley of the Paralympic National Team and Michael Archer of the Power Soccer National Team.

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Nominees Set for 2017 U.S. Soccer Young Male, Young Female and Disabled Player of the Year
 
 U.S. Soccer Federation     2017-12-05 kl. 21:09     645 words
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CHICAGO (Dec. 5, 2017) – U.S. Soccer has announced the nominees for the 2017 U.S. Soccer Young Male, Young Female and Disabled Player of the Year awards. Voting for the candidates closes on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

The Disabled Player of the Year field features key players from the Paralympic National Team’s fifth-place run at the World Championships and the Power Soccer National Team’s runner-up finish at the World Cup.... Hensley captained the team at the Championships in Argentina, while Bremer is a member of the first Paralympic...

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Tokyo named Top Asian/Middle Eastern Destination for 2018
 
 Focus on Travel News     2017-12-05 kl. 20:55     271 words
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Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) announced that Tokyo has been selected as the Number 1 Asian/Middle Eastern city to visit for 2018, based on a survey results of over 160,000.

As the host city of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games,  Tokyo has been striving to welcome more visitors to the city.

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Mikaela Shiffrin's prom date
 
 Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia     2017-12-05 kl. 20:54     11 words
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, Thomas Walsh, hopes to compete at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.

Mikaela Shiffrin's prom date. , Thomas Walsh, hopes to compete at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.

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Who is Harrogate charity's first celebrity ambassador?
 
 Ripon Gazette     2017-12-05 kl. 20:34     432 words
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A successful DJ and producer from Knaresborough who has autism has joined local charity Henshaws as their new celebrity ambassador.

Acts this year include The Paul Mirfin Band and Denise Leigh and Stefan Andrusyshyn who performed at the Paralympic opening ceremony.
 
   
Russia faces partial ban from 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics
 
 Metro     2017-12-05 kl. 20:17     597 words
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The IOC also imposed a lifetime Olympic ban on Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko, and imposed a fine of $15 million on the Russian Olympic committee.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, foreground, watches downhill ski competition of the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Roza Khutor mountain district of Sochi, Russia on March 8, 2014, as Russia's sports minister Vitaly Mutko stands behind.Staff.

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Drawing a line
 
 NBC Olympics     2017-12-05 kl. 20:11     624 words
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Russia banned from Olympics; athletes can compete as neutrals December 5, 2017 2:01 pm Nathan Chen eyes biggest U.S.

days until Paralympics:

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Rutgers veteran MBA program repurposes military skills for the business world
 
 Daily Targum     2017-12-05 kl. 20:09     680 words
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Veteran undergraduate students make up roughly 4 percent of the student body.

clothing line designed for disabled athletes and veterans.  “It felt like I was amongst my brothers again in the classroom," he said.
 
   
Paralympic Movement's education programme I'mPOSSIBLE heads to Kazakhstan, Malawi and South Korea
 
 Inside World Parasport     2017-12-05 kl. 20:03     505 words
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Bill Howell Tuesday, 5 December 2017 The Paralympic Movement's education programme will be heading out to three new countries, with the National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) of Kazakhstan, Malawi and South Korea all receiving funds to introduce the initiative.

Paralympic Movement's education programme I'mPOSSIBLE heads to Kazakhstan, Malawi and South Korea.... Bill Howell Tuesday, 5 December 2017 The Paralympic Movement's education programme will be heading out to three new countries, with the National Paralympic...
 
   
Russian Olympic team barred from 2018 Winter Games; athletes must compete as neutrals
 
 Belleville News Democrat     2017-12-05 kl. 20:02     940 words
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Russia’s Olympic team has been barred from the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The country’s government officials are forbidden to attend, its flag will not be displayed at the opening ceremony and its anthem will not sound.

Russia and its individual athletes are all but certain to miss the 2018 Paralympics given regulators’ refusal to recertify the nation last month. “The evidence is clear, that the doping system in Russia has not yet been truly reformed,”

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The Week In Team USA Results: Nov. 28-Dec. 4
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-12-05 kl. 19:57     882 words
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By | Dec. 05, 2017, 11:07 a.m. (ET) Mikaela Shiffrin competes in women's downhill at the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup on Dec. 2, 2017 in Lake Louise, Alberta.

Olympic and Paralympic family, and track Team USA athletes as they compete around the globe with a preview of upcoming events.... Paralympics Track Cycling National Championships in Colorado Springs, Colorado...
 
   
I.O.C. Gives Russia Major Punishment for Winter Olympics
 
 New York Times     2017-12-05 kl. 19:31     1014 words
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The Russian delegation at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. Olympic officials ruled on Tuesday that the Russia is not allowed to participate, as a country, in the 2018 Winter Games.

Russia and its individual athletes are all but certain to miss the 2018 Paralympics given regulators’ refusal to recertify the nation last month. “The evidence is clear, that the doping system in Russia has not yet been truly reformed,” Mr.

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Winners of purmundus 3D design challenge 2017 announced
 
 3D Printing Industry     2017-12-05 kl. 19:28     923 words
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The final of this year’s purmundus challenge took place at formnext 2017, sponsored once again by 3D Printing Industry.

The collection is based on a dress that featured in the Rio de Janeiro Paralympic opening ceremony .
 
   
2018 Winter Olympics: IOC sees over 20,000 drugs tests in Pyeongchang lead-up
 
 Pakistan Today     2017-12-05 kl. 19:24     565 words
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IOC medical chief says there will be a lot more in coming two or three months SEOUL:  More than 20,000 doping tests will have been conducted by

Russia’s Paralympic Committee, athletics federation and anti-doping agency RUSADA remain suspended over doping scandals.

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RUSADA and RIOU sign agreement to help implement national plan to combat doping in Russia
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-12-05 kl. 19:23     328 words
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A partnership agreement has been signed between the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) and the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) to "fight against doping" in sport in the country.

The document also features measures relating to allocating more funding to test Paralympic athletes, create agreements with whistleblowers to give them legal protection in exchange for helping investigations and preventing those who break
 
   
Wheelchair basketball pioneer honoured at UK Coaching Awards
 
 Chester Chronicle     2017-12-05 kl. 19:16     380 words
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Anna Jackson is head coach and founder of the Cheshire Phoenix Wheelchair Basketball Club

Anna, from Chester, won more than 70 caps for the Great Britain wheelchair basketball team and played at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney.
 
   
IPC not attending select committee is 'disappointing', says MP Damian Collins
 
 Sky Sports     2017-12-05 kl. 18:58     643 words
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Chief executive Xavier Gonzalez said the IPC could not attend a parliamentary select committee The International Paralympic Committee's (IPC)

Chief executive Xavier Gonzalez said the IPC could not attend a parliamentary select committee The International Paralympic...

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Aggreko to Power the Glasgow 2018 European Championships
 
 For Construction Pros     2017-12-05 kl. 18:53     440 words
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The global leader in mobile, modular power, heating and cooling will provide both temporary and continuous reliable power across the Championships’ competition and non-competition venues in August.

The company has a reputation for powering the biggest global sports events, including Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, among others. “The latest addition to the Glasgow 2018 sponsor family, Aggreko
 
   
Want to Hurt Putin? Ban Russians From World Sports
 
 MSNBC Newsweek     2017-12-05 kl. 18:34     1534 words
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Regardless of the outcome of tonight’s decision by the International Olympic Committee on whether to ban Russia for its alleged state-sanctioned

Even Russian Paralympians were doping.

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Increasing Number of Sports Events all over the Globe Along with Rising Involvement of Women in Sports activities is Envisioned to Foster the Growth of Sporting Goods Market By 2023
 
 USAndCanadaReport.com     2017-12-05 kl. 18:09     750 words
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Sporting Goods Market Sports has proved to be one of the most effective tools for entertainment, health and building a sustainable and prosperous future for next generation.

Rising Sport Events Globally Increasing number of sport events all across the globe such as Olympics, commonwealth, Asian games, Paralympic and other international multi-sports events.

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First new permanent venue of the Tokyo 2020 Games opens to the public Kim Megson | 01 Dec 2017
 
 Sports Management     2017-12-05 kl. 18:09     311 words
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The first permanent venue built for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo has opened to the public.

The first permanent venue built for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo has opened to the public.The Musashino Forest Sport Plaza, located close to Kengo Kuma’s forthcoming national Stadium, will host badminton, modern pentathlon
 
   
Vietnam bags two more medals at World Para Swimming Championships
 
 People's Army Newspaper Online     2017-12-05 kl. 17:30     200 words
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In the women’s 100m breaststroke SB5, Trinh Thi Bich Nhu pocketed the silver medal with a time of 1’57”66. She also won a silver at the Rio Paralympics 2016.

She also won a silver at the Rio Paralympics 2016.Vietnamese swimmers Do Thanh Hai and Trinh Thi Bich Nhu bag one bronze and one silver medals at the World Para Swimming Championships 2017.

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Curlingtruppen klar till Paralympics 2018
 
 All-Latest-News.com     2017-12-05 kl. 17:19     270 words
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Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté gjorde idag sin andra förhandsuttagning inför Paralympics i Pyeongchang 2018 och vid pressträffen presenterades också den svenska truppen i rullstolscurling.

Curlingtruppen klar till Paralympics 2018.... Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté gjorde idag sin andra förhandsuttagning inför Paralympics i Pyeongchang 2018 och vid pressträffen presenterades också den svenska truppen i rullstolscurling.  I samråd med...
 
   
United States continue dominant start to World Sledge Hockey Challenge
 
 Inside The Games     2017-12-05 kl. 17:14     284 words
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Liam Morgan Monday, 4 December 2017 Defending champions and Paralympic gold medallists the United States continued their dominant start to the World Sledge Hockey Challenge by thrashing Italy 10-0 in Charlottetown.

Liam Morgan Monday, 4 December 2017 Defending champions and Paralympic gold medallists the United States continued their dominant start to the World Sledge Hockey Challenge by thrashing Italy 10-0 in Charlottetown.The US, who had beaten South Korea

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SOYA receives Sh2.5mn boost for 2017 edition
 
 KenyanNews.co.ke     2017-12-05 kl. 17:11     537 words
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The 2017 SOYA edition will be held on 17th January, 2018 in Nairobi. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYA NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 5 –Ahead of the 2017 Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year Awards (SOYA), organisers have received a huge boost of Sh2.

Nominees that are also out include those for the Sports Person Living with Disabilities that is led by Paralympic gold medallist Samuel Muchai in the Male category while the women’s side is led by javelin thrower Nelly Sile.
 
   
Local sport and community celebrated at Teignbridge’s glittering awards ceremony
 
 The Exeter Daily     2017-12-05 kl. 17:05     1241 words
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There was double celebration for retired teacher and volunteer Richard Parker as he was crowned People’s Champion of the Year 2017 along with receiving the Lifetime Achievement award at Teignbridge’s Sports and Community Awards.

The Newton Abbot Athletic Club runner achieved a bronze medal at the world junior para athletics tournament this year and has aspirations to compete in the Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo 2020.
 
   
Argentina end Brazil’s winning streak
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-12-05 kl. 17:04     209 words
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Argentina beat Brazil to claim first IBSA Blind Football American Championships since 2005.

The Chilean Sports Federation for the Visually Impaired and the Paralympic Committee of Chile hosted the competition.
 
   
The Royal Mint release series of 'Welsh Dragon coins'
 
 itv.com     2017-12-05 kl. 17:03     298 words
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The Royal Mint has released a range of coins depicting the Welsh Dragon, the design is one of ten celebrating British Heraldry. It's a collectible and the most valuable will be sold for almost £50,000.

Striking for the largest of the red dragon of Wales coins started on Monday using a special press, the same one the Royal Mint used to strike the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic medals.

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Technical FAQ: Cassette spiders, sealant, and double brakes
 
 Velo News     2017-12-05 kl. 16:43     989 words
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Varying groupsets have different cog/spider setups. Photo: Dan Cavallari | VeloNews.com Cogs and spiders Dear Lennard, I was wondering if having more cassette cogs mounted on a spider increases shifting performance.

That should still leave a little bit sloshing around in there to fill thorn punctures. ? Lennard Double brakes Dear Lennard, I’ve met a Paralympic cyclist who can use only his left hand.... I’m aware of dual lever setups on one side, but the Paralympic...
 
   
Odisha’s cricketer Jafar Iqbal calls his visual impairment a blessing
 
 OdishaSunTimes.com     2017-12-05 kl. 16:39     535 words
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Bhubaneswar: Physical impairments can be an impediment only if you let it be and Odisha’s Md Jafar Iqbal has lived by this adage.

His achievements in Paralympics are lesser known.... Thus, Paralympics happened.
 
   
6 great things to do this Christmas
 
 Motability     2017-12-05 kl. 16:39     1296 words
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Page: This year, breathe new life into your usual Christmas celebrations and do something a little different: go ice skating or mountain biking, restore your inner calm, glam it up in a castle or simply get out and about and have fun.

It’s designed by Tessier, a French design company that makes Paralympic equipment.
 
   
Paralympic Turkish swimmer becomes world no. 4
 
 Anadolu Ajansi     2017-12-05 kl. 16:29     106 words
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By Emrah Yasar ESKISEHIR, Turkey Fourteen-year-old Sumeyye Boyaci came in fourth in the Paralympic Swimming Championships, the Eskisehir Greater Municipality announced Tuesday.

Paralympic Turkish swimmer becomes world no.... 4. By Emrah Yasar ESKISEHIR, Turkey Fourteen-year-old Sumeyye Boyaci came in fourth in the Paralympic Swimming Championships, the Eskisehir Greater Municipality announced Tuesday.Boyaci, a swimmer with the...
 
   
Why You Shouldn't Call Disabled People An "Inspiration"
 
 Refinery29 UK     2017-12-05 kl. 16:11     917 words
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More often than not, we have a hard time talking about disabled people without calling them "inspirational" — and while they very well can be, as body-positive blogger Imogen Fox puts it, "I am not an inspiration because I am a disabled person.

Alana Nichols On Why You Shouldn't Find "Inspiration" In Disabled Athletes 9 Stunning Photos Of Differently Abled Women Taking Back The Beach What It's Really Like To Live With An Invisible Disability Like what you see?
 
   
Ny satsning ska ge fler paralympiska medaljer
 
 Dagens Nyheter - Login     2017-12-05 kl. 16:05     511 words
 
Sverige tappar gentemot andra länder i Paralympics. Nu görs en storsatsning d?...

Sverige tappar gentemot andra länder i Paralympics. Nu görs en storsatsning d?...
 
   
"Vuil Wasgoed" opens at cinemas this Friday.
 
 Showbiz in FULL HD     2017-12-05 kl. 15:54     10734 words
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A popular member of the local community and now happily settled with the Brown family – Paddington graciously spreads love, joy and…. lots of marmalade everywhere he travels.

exploring the events leading to the tragic Valentine’s Day killing of Reeva Steenkamp by Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.
 
   
Mexico City 2017: Gilli-Meyers rivalry to reach new heights
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-12-05 kl. 15:48     506 words
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US swimmer seeks to defeat the so far unstoppable Italian teenager at Worlds A new chapter in the growing rivalry between Carlotta Gilli and

While Mexico City 2017 is Gilli’s first international competition, three-time Paralympic champion Meyers has already claimed four golds over two World Championships.... Paralympic champion Lee will start as favourite, but Cho will not compete just to...

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Mexico City 2017: Lidiia Soloviova ready to end long wait
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-12-05 kl. 15:48     383 words
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Ukrainian targets first world title in over a decade on day four It has been 11 years since Ukraine’s Lidiia Soloviova won a world title, after having to settle for silver at both Kuala Lumpur 2010 and Dubai 2014 .

Ukrainian targets first world title in over a decade on day four It has been 11 years since Ukraine’s Lidiia Soloviova won a world title, after having to settle for silver at both Kuala Lumpur 2010 and Dubai 2014 .But the three-time Paralympic

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First speakers revealed for RYA Dinghy Show 2018
 
 All At Sea     2017-12-05 kl. 15:33     619 words
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Ian Walker The RYA Dinghy Show presented by  Suzuki , in association with Yachts & Yachting and Gill , is the only show in the world dedicated to dinghy sailing.

Over in the interactive Knowledge Zone, Paralympic gold medallist, Helena Lucas will be talking about how to get the perfect start  (11:00 both days) whilst Rooster’s Steve Cockerill will be sharing his top tips on steering to trim to help you

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The President visited an academy for people with disabilities
 
 Kremlin.ru     2017-12-05 kl. 15:24     461 words
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Vladimir Putin visited a music class, where a visually challenged student performed on the piano Franz Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 10 for the President.

After the visit to the Academy, Vladimir Putin met with people with disabilities and representatives of the relevant NGOs and professional associations that work with people with disabilities, as well as Paralympic athletes
 
   
Cong wins gold with WR lift in World Para Championships
 
 Vietnam Breaking News     2017-12-05 kl. 15:07     985 words
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NDO – A year after performing the 2016 Paralympic miracle, lifter Le Van Cong continued to bring glory to Vietnam as he brilliantly captured the gold

NDO – A year after performing the 2016 Paralympic miracle, lifter Le Van Cong continued to bring glory to Vietnam as he brilliantly captured the gold. ...medal and broke the world record in the men’s 49kg category at the ongoing World Para

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Ellie Mae Announces Finalists for 2018 Ellie Mae Hall of Fame Awards - Lenders’ Choice Award for Best Service Provider
 
 Enhanced Online News     2017-12-05 kl. 15:04     623 words
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Lenders’ Choice Award Winner to be Named at Ellie Mae’s Experience Conference in Las Vegas PLEASANTON, Calif.

Amy Purdy is the top-ranked adaptive snowboarder in the US, a three-time World Cup Para-Snowboard winner, a 2014 Paralympic bronze medalist and the author of New York Times best-seller On My Own Two Feet .

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SEBO sponsors ‘Gold Run to the Games’ gala in support of the British Parasnowsport Team
 
 Kb-Eye.com     2017-12-05 kl. 15:02     115 words
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The black-tie ‘Gold Run to the Games’ gala event, sponsored by major player in the UK vacuum cleaner market, SEBO, offered opportunities for guests to

the Paralympic games....for some of the country’s most inspirational sportsmen and women, with Paralympic Gold Medalist, Kelly Gallagher, and World Downhill Champion, Millie Knight making appeara.
 
   
Barcelona team up with IPC and the Agitos Foundation
 
 SportsPro Media     2017-12-05 kl. 14:55     408 words
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Spanish soccer giants to support community development through para sport. Spanish top-tier soccer side Barcelona FC have signed a partnership with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Agitos Foundation.

Spanish top-tier soccer side Barcelona FC have signed a partnership with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Agitos Foundation.The foundation, which is the development arm of the IPC, implements projects to provide pathways into

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Nikko Concierge Now Open at Tobu Nikko Station
 
 PRLog     2017-12-05 kl. 14:39     424 words
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The service assists foreign travelers in Nikko with English sightseeing information, guides, accommodations and tour reservations, and restaurant recommendations. Nikko Concierge NIKKO, Japan - Dec.

Japan will also host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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10 Times Royals Wore The Exact Same Dress
 
 Elle UK     2017-12-05 kl. 14:35     832 words
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Consider this the best version of 'who wore it best?' you've ever read Alamy; (3) Consider this the best version of 'who wore it best?

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrived at a gala celebrating the Olympic and Paralympic teams of Great Britain wearing a jade green version of the dress in May of 2012.
 
   
Birgit Skarstein boosted by rowing success
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-12-05 kl. 14:32     496 words
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Norwegian dual-sport athlete turns focus to PyeongChang 2018 qualification When Birgit Skarstein makes her Nordic skiing debut at the

After closing her rowing season, Skarstein took only a few days off before switching to her mono-ski and prepare to qualify for her second straight Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.... There, she hopes to land her first Paralympic...
 
   
Strictly 2017 final: Who's the NEW favourite to win?
 
 Digital Spy     2017-12-05 kl. 14:24     2344 words
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The competition is getting tense, guys. Yes, it's that time of year again – season! There's just six celebrities left in the competition is what is being described as the most impressive series date. But when we will find out who's won?

© PA Images Anthony Devlin/PA Wire Jonnie made history as the first Paralympian to ever grace the ballroom on the BBC One series – and industry insiders had high expectations of him....pic.twitter.com/2VHSfZqB1C — BBC Strictly? (@bbcstrictly) fans will be thrilled to learn that TV judge Darcey Bussell, comedian Susan Calman and Double Paralympic...

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“I’m a sporting ‘buddy’ to disabled athletes”
 
 Barclays Bank     2017-12-05 kl. 14:18     361 words
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All of these ex-servicemen were using some form of sport, whether it was conquering Everest or the North Pole Challenge or something else, to help them recover.

“I’m a sporting ‘buddy’ to disabled athletes”.... At August’s Superhero Series, I was the swimmer for the Barclays team alongside Paralympian David Weir and visually impaired cyclist Laura Turner.
 
   
Skate Soccer: Ghana’s Rolling Rockets confident of victory against Nigeria
 
 GhanaWeb     2017-12-05 kl. 13:57     472 words
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The head coach of Ghana’s skate soccer team, also known as the Rolling Rockets, Daniel Kotey is confident his side will defeat Kano Pillars in the

To the IFSS, the ultimate goal of the NGO was to support these physically challenged individuals to play the game at the highest level and participate in the Paralympics and that they would institute a Global Polio Fund, which would cater for polio
 
   
Deepa Malik eyes podium finish at 2018 Asian Games
 
 Press Trust of India     2017-12-05 kl. 13:37     160 words
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Bhopal, Dec 5 (PTI) Rio Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik is eyeing a podium finish at the 2018 Asian Games at Jakarta. "I was chosen in the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme. Now it is my duty to take training. I am doing that.

Bhopal, Dec 5 (PTI) Rio Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik is eyeing a podium finish at the 2018 Asian Games at Jakarta.... Malik was the first Indian woman athlete to win a medal at the Paralympics.... Malik won a silver medal in the women's shot put event at the Paralympics...

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Olympics-Flourishing ESports eye Games link for extra boost
 
 Reuters UK     2017-12-05 kl. 13:13     701 words
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BERLIN, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Booming eSports do not need the Olympics to maintain their explosive growth but a link with the world’s biggest multi-sports

(An Olympic association) would help validate where the whole industry has got to quietly.” ESL’s Pommer said eSports did not necessarily need to be part of the main Olympics. “In a way it could be like the International Paralympic Committee

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Increasing Number of Sports Events all over the Globe Along with Rising Involvement of Women in Sports activities is Envisioned to Foster the Growth of Sporting Goods Market By 2023
 
 PR Distribution     2017-12-05 kl. 13:11     658 words
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The global sporting goods market is segmented into product such as ball sports, adventurous sports, fitness equipments, golf equipments, sports equipments, athletic footwear and athletic apparels.

Rising Sport Events Globally Increasing number of sport events all across the globe such as Olympics, commonwealth, Asian games, Paralympic and other international multi-sports events.

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Newson matches Paralympic achievements with powerlifting World Championships bronze
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-12-05 kl. 12:31     192 words
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1 hour ago Double Paralympic medallist Zoe Newson matched her achievements of the last two Games with a bronze medal at the World Para Powerlifting Championships, in Mexico.

Newson matches Paralympic achievements with powerlifting World Championships bronze.... 1 hour ago Double Paralympic medallist Zoe Newson matched her achievements of the last two Games with a bronze medal at the World Para Powerlifting Championships, in...
 
   
VM-silver för Forsman i Mexico: Utklassad av ny spanjor - som satte världsrekord
 
 Östersunds-Posten Premium     2017-12-05 kl. 12:05     264 words
 
Karl Forsman tog silver på 100 meter bröst vid VM i parasimning i Mexico. Slagen bara av Antoni Ponce Bertran - som var hela åtta (!) sekunder snabbare än svensken.

Därefter väntar satsningen mot Paralympics i Tokyo, 2020.Hans Andersson.

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Shikongo gets erf for house
 
 Namibian     2017-12-05 kl. 12:01     332 words
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THE long-awaited construction of 2016 Paralympic Games hero Ananias Shikongo's house will begin next month, his sponsors Standard Bank Namibia announced on Monday.

THE long-awaited construction of 2016 Paralympic...