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Kvartett får sista stipendiet
 
 Värmlands Folkblad     2017-12-11 kl. 21:01     160 words
 
För tionde och sista gången har styrelsen i Kjell och Birgit Olssons Idrottsstiftelse utsett två stipendiater.

Söderberg, som numera representerar Helsingborgs, Lena Käld Palmer, Parasport Värmland, samt Mikael Dahlgren, IF Göta. -

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Andra raka pallplatsen under premiärhelgen
 
 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2017-12-11 kl. 14:40     144 words
 
Det svenska längdlandslaget med Zebastian Modin har öppnat världscupen mycket imponerande. Under söndagen tog Modin andra raka pallplatsen.

Swedish Paralympics Ski Team.
 
   
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Oscar Pistorius injured after prison brawl
 
 Sowetan     2017-12-12 kl. 08:12     186 words
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Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has sustained minor injuries after being involved in a fight in prison‚ the Department of Correctional Services said on Tuesday.

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has sustained minor injuries after being involved in a fight in prison‚ the Department of Correctional Services said on Tuesday."It is alleged that he was involved in an altercation with another inmate over the use of a

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Basketball on wheels stretches SW students
 
 The West Australian     2017-12-12 kl. 07:23     228 words
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Wheelchair basketball Paralympian Amber Merrit, centre, shares tips with Australind Senior High School Year 8 students Bailey Brook, Pat Majewski, Jordan Couper and Cass Strauss.

Wheelchair basketball Paralympian Amber Merrit, centre, shares tips with Australind Senior High School Year 8 students Bailey Brook, Pat Majewski, Jordan Couper and Cass Strauss.Picture:... As part of the Harvey Shire Council’s Disability Access and Inclusion Plan, the workshops were organised through Rebound WA’s Wheel LIFE program led by Australian wheelchair basketball Paralympian...
 
   
Lotte ‘lights’ World Tower to highlight Winter Olympics
 
 Travel Retail Business     2017-12-12 kl. 07:21     294 words
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Lotte Duty Free has joined in the preparations for next February’s PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, after Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin illuminated the giant replica LED Olympic torch on the 23rd floor of the 554.

skyscraper in Seoul. The new illumination is aimed at raising the profile of both the PyeongChang Winter Olympics (Feb 9-25) and the PyeongChang Paralympic Games (March 9-18) , while also promoting Lotte Duty Free’s sales at the Jamsil district store...

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Former vice-governor begins work as Tokyo 2020 deputy director general
 
 Inside The Games     2017-12-12 kl. 06:56     296 words
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Michael Pavitt Tuesday, 12 December 2017 Former Tokyo vice-governor Takashi Yamamoto has begun work at as deputy director general of the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee.

Yamamoto served as vice-governor of Tokyo until October, with his role having been overseeing the Olympic and Paralympic team at in the Metropolitan Government.... Yamamoto has regularly attended Tokyo 2020 promotional events over recent months, including assisting with the launch of Tokyo 2020's design competition for the official mascots of the Olympic and Paralympic...

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South Korea asks US to delay joint military drill
 
 TeleTrader.com     2017-12-12 kl. 06:55     125 words
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Politics 12/12/2017, 3:56 AM South Korea asked the US to “delay” joint military exercises until after the Winter Olympics in order to lower the

The request, FT reported, means that South wants to postpone the start of the annual spring drills until after the Paralympics which end on March 18.
 
   
Allies discuss timing of joint drills amid PyeongChang concern
 
 Yonhap News Agency     2017-12-12 kl. 06:42     367 words
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By Lee Chi-dong SEOUL, Dec. 12 (Yonhap) -- The U.S.

The Paralympics are slated for March 9-19 at the same venue.

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'Dad shot me in the head then my brother': Blind swimmer overcomes family tragedy
 
 First Coast News     2017-12-12 kl. 05:00     629 words
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Ross Minor JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Ross Minor is a sophomore at the University of North Florida. He lives his life in complete darkness. "My dad, I guess, couldn't handle not being with my mom and my brother and me.

He swam in meets against sighted kids and he won.  Now, as a student at UNF, he's still swimming, and he wants to be a paralympic athlete.... Paralympic swim meet, hoping to qualify for the 2020 Paralympic Games.  The meet is in Charlotte, North Carolina.
 
   
Clinic shares latest in strength, conditioning
 
 Emporia Gazette     2017-12-12 kl. 04:50     514 words
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Emporia High School hosted the annual state clinic for the Kansas chapter of the National Strength and Conditioning Association on Saturday.

Olympia stage and at the Olympics and Paralympics, plus ESPY winners.
 
   
U.S. Won't Halt Drills During Pyeongchang Olympics
 
 Digital Chosun     2017-12-12 kl. 04:20     228 words
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The U.S. is refusing to reschedule annual joint drills with Korea so they do not overlap with the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. The drills usually kick off in late February or early March, but the Paralympics do not end until March 18.

The drills usually kick off in late February or early March, but the Paralympics do not end until March 18.Seoul asked for the drills to be rescheduled but Washington "is against it," a diplomatic source said Monday.... 25, but will almost certainly overlap with the Paralympics...
 
   
Japan To Set Up Cross-agency Team To Prevent Terrorism
 
 Bernama     2017-12-12 kl. 04:05     338 words
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TOKYO, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- Japan's government on Monday adopted an outline of steps to prevent terrorism, including the establishment in summer next

2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, and other international events to be held in the nation, Japan's Jiji Press reported.... "We need to work closely with the international community to take all possible measures to prevent terrorist attacks, in the lead-up to the Olympic and Paralympic...

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Tokyo 2020 President keen to learn from Pyeongchang 2018 when observing Winter Olympics
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-12-12 kl. 03:48     478 words
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Tokyo 2020 President Yoshir? Mori has expressed his desire to learn from organisers of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, when a delegation visits during next year’s Games.

preparations and staging of an Olympic and Paralympic Games, prior to the Japanese capital hosting the Summer version two years later....performance at the Winter Games. “It will expand the excitement and enthusiasm among young people. “People are very interested in the torch relay, as well as the Ceremonies of the Olympic and Paralympic...

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Kaiser Permanente’s 2018 Rose Parade® Float Honors People ‘Inspiring Healthy Communities’
 
 All-Latest-News.com     2017-12-12 kl. 03:39     916 words
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PASADENA, Calif. — “Inspiring Healthy Communities,” Kaiser Permanente’s 2018 Rose Parade® float, celebrates those who are making lasting impacts on the health of individuals in communities across the United States.

Devon Adelman , the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games Ambassador from Seattle who inspires developmentally disabled athletes to pursue their dreams — both on and off the field. “All of these accomplished men and women epitomize this year’s Rose
 
   
South Korea-Moon Jae-in Interview
 
 CCTVPLUS     2017-12-12 kl. 03:35     1467 words
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Shotlist Seoul, South Korea – Dec 8, 2017 ++16:9++ 1. Moon Jae-in, South Korean President, arriving for meeting; shaking hands with Shui Junyi, reporter with China Central Television (CCTV) 2.

In addition, I would like to point out that Pyeongchang will host the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in February while Beijing will host the event four years later.... Therefore, I hope the two countries will take the two Winter Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
Long Island Business Owner Killed In Plane Crash: Patch PM
 
 Glen Cove Patch     2017-12-12 kl. 03:14     173 words
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Also: Drunk teen flees crash with 14-year-old girl unconscious in car: cops / Brannigan named Male Paralympic Athlete of the Year?? 0 Share-worthy

Patch PM. Also: Drunk teen flees crash with 14-year-old girl unconscious in car: cops / Brannigan named Male Paralympic Athlete of the Year?? 0 Share-worthy. ...stories from the Long Island Patch network to talk about tonight:

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Emily Young Wins Back-to-Back Bronze Medals at Para-Nordic World Cup on Home Snow
 
 PressReleasePoint     2017-12-12 kl. 03:00     737 words
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  Canada’s Emily Young was on a hunting expedition at the Canmore Nordic Centre on Sunday afternoon. After venturing 7.

Paralympian Hudak, of Prince Albert, Sask., was fifth with a time of 22:18.5. “It was a lot of fun to race on home trails and have everyone cheering for Canada,” said Hudak. “The first races of the year are always kind of a mystery.
 
   
Minister calls for upgrade of sports facilities
 
 Zimbabwe Chronicle     2017-12-12 kl. 02:52     353 words
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Kazembe Kazembe Lovemore Zigara in Gweru SPORT, Arts and Recreation Minister Raymond Kazembe has said Zimbabwean sporting facilities must meet international standards.

Sunday, Kazembe said Midlands should take the lead in coming up with world standard facilities as the province prepares to host the National Youth and Paralympic Games next year. “As we host these games, we must bear in mind that we are developing
 
   
District 3 rules ISSC 100m para races
 
 Panay News     2017-12-12 kl. 02:46     226 words
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PARA ATHLETES from the 3rd Congressional District Sports Association (CDSA 3) dominated the races in the Iloilo Schools Sports Council (ISSC) Meet Paralympics. Leto Palermo topped the 100m visually impaired boys – totally blind category with 15.

PARA ATHLETES from the 3rd Congressional District Sports Association (CDSA 3) dominated the races in the Iloilo Schools Sports Council (ISSC) Meet Paralympics.... The ISSC Meet Paralympics closed on Saturday at the Iloilo Sports Complex in Iloilo City./...
 
   
Veracruz to hold Mexico's first Para-Taekwondo National Championships
 
 Inside The Games     2017-12-12 kl. 02:45     204 words
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Liam Morgan Monday, 11 December 2017 Veracruz will host Mexico's first-ever National Championships for Para-taekwondo athletes in January and February, it has been announced.

Paralympic shot put silver medallist María de los Ángeles Ortiz, the director of the Veracruz Institute of Sports, and FMTKD President Raymundo González, are helping to organise the event.... Taekwondo is set to make its debut on the Paralympic Games...
 
   
Tokyo 2020 construction costs reach $13B
 
 CGTN     2017-12-12 kl. 02:34     375 words
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In Japan, construction of the main stadium for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is underway, despite the fact that the final budget for the games still hasn’t been locked down.

Masa Takaya of the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games recounted that the move to cut costs started early, and some cuts have already been achieved. “Soon after the Organizing Committee launch, Tokyo 2020 started the
 
   
Seoul asks US to delay drills until after Olympics
 
 Australian Financial Review     2017-12-12 kl. 02:12     770 words
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South Korea has asked the US to delay joint military exercises until after the Winter Olympics, in order to lower the chances that North Korea takes

Four people familiar with the situation said Seoul wanted to postpone the start of the annual spring exercises — called Key Resolve/Foal Eagle — until after the Paralympics, which end on March 18.... In addition to concerns about provocations during the games, Seoul is worried that the current tensions on the peninsula will cool demand for the Pyeongchang Olympics and Paralympics...

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Born In South Korea, Short Tracker Thomas Hong Aims For Olympic Return
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-12-12 kl. 01:53     900 words
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By | Dec. 11, 2017, 4:42 p.m. (ET) Thomas Hong hopes to compete in front of his hometown at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. Legend has it that U.S. short track speedskater Thomas Hong was born in an ice rink. Not quite.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Bishamon Sports Chanbara Club claim National Championship
 
 Rwanda New Times     2017-12-12 kl. 01:40     292 words
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Bishamon Sports Chanbara Club won the 5th National Championship on Sunday. / D.

Paralympic Committee (NPC-Rwanda) gymnasium on Sunday.
 
   
Ex-SMAP man Katori moving step by step for Paralympics
 
 Asahi.com     2017-12-12 kl. 01:11     696 words
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Shingo Katori, formerly of male idol group SMAP, is now using his multiple talents to promote the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.

Ex-SMAP man Katori moving step by step for Paralympics.... Shingo Katori, formerly of male idol group SMAP, is now using his multiple talents to promote the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.With the start of the 1,000-day countdown to the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics,...
 
   
Top stories from The Straits Times on Tuesday, Dec 12
 
 Straits Times     2017-12-12 kl. 00:59     750 words
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Good morning! Here are our top stories to kickstart your Tuesday, Dec 12 Video: Bangladeshi man in custody after explosion near Times Square, 4

PHOTO: SINGAPORE NATIONAL PARALYMPIC COUNCIL Unlike his able-bodied counterparts, looking to the big results screen for confirmation would not have been possible for para-swimmer Wong Zhi Wei when he won the 100m butterfly (S11-S13) race in a personal...
 
   
Prep hockey: The Jeff Sauer Award will recognize community service in high school hockey
 
 Capital Times     2017-12-12 kl. 00:49     430 words
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The Jeff Sauer Award has been established to recognize good high school hockey players being great people.

After retiring from college hockey, Sauer worked extensively with disabled hockey players, He coached the U.S. sled hockey team to a gold medal at the Winter Paralympics in 2014 and in his seven years as coach Team USA won two gold medals at the
 
   
Tuy?n ???ng s?t ??c bi?t ph?c v? Olympic 2018
 
 Vtimes.com.au     2017-12-12 kl. 00:45     877 words
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T?ng công ty ???ng s?t qu?c gia Hàn Qu?c KORAIL v?a thông báo chính th?c v? vi?c v?n hành tuy?n ???ng s?t ??c bi?t Kyeongkang ?? ph?c v? Olympic mùa ?ông v?i thông tin c? th? v? s? l?n v?n hành, danh sách các tr?m d?ng và các thông tin liên quan khác.

Hàn Qu?c t? ch?c th? v?n h?i Olympic mùa ?ông (9-25/2/2018) và Th? v?n h?i Paralympic cho ng??i khuy?t t?t (9-18/3/2018). ?nh:... H?n n?a, trong th?i gian di?n ra PyeongChang Olympic và Paralympic 2018 vào tháng 2/2018, ch??ng trình m? r?ng tuy?n ???ng...
 
   
Tom Bergeron to attend Victoria Arlen's foundation kickoff
 
 Seacoast Online     2017-12-12 kl. 00:20     242 words
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EXETER ? Victoria Arlen and "Dancing with the Stars" host Tom Bergeron will reunite to celebrate the launch of the Victoria?s Victory Foundation on Saturday, Dec.

Arlen, 23, an Exeter High School graduate, overcame a childhood illness that left her in a coma followed by years in a wheelchair to become a gold medal Paralympian and "Dancing with the Stars" competitor and ESPN broadcaster. ?Tickets can be
 
   
Paralympian Kadeena Cox Defends Para-Athletics Classification Process
 
 Sports Business Daily     2017-12-12 kl. 00:12     88 words
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/Olympics Published December 12, 2017 Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox said that the Para-athletics classification review is "not nice" but is "fair," according to Elizabeth Hudson of the BBC.

Paralympian Kadeena Cox Defends Para-Athletics Classification Process. /Olympics Published December 12, 2017 Paralympic...

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Making the weight dangerous for teens
 
 stuff.co.nz     2017-12-11 kl. 23:51     374 words
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An Australian teen who died trying to lose weight to make a fight limit could have created two serious issues with her water-loading technique, says New Zealand dietitian Lea Stening.

She has worked with national organisations such as NZ Cricket, softball, rowing and paralympics.

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Ruling camp finalizes plan to introduce departure tax from Jan 7, 2019
 
 Japan Today     2017-12-11 kl. 23:09     195 words
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The Liberal Democratic Party and its coalition partner the Komeito party on Monday finalized a plan to introduce a departure tax from Jan 7, 2019, ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, sources familiar with the matter said.

The Liberal Democratic Party and its coalition partner the Komeito party on Monday finalized a plan to introduce a departure tax from Jan 7, 2019, ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, sources familiar with the matter said.The plan to

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Reduction of over 30,000 seats at Tokyo 2020 venues proposed
 
 Japan Today     2017-12-11 kl. 23:09     209 words
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Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics at a joint conference with the International Olympic Committee on Monday proposed reducing by

Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics at a joint conference with the International Olympic Committee on Monday proposed reducing by. ...more than 30,000 the initially planned number of spectator seats at some venues for the Tokyo
 
   
Adidas Partners With USA Volleyball Athletes
 
 SGB Media     2017-12-11 kl. 22:49     1405 words
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Adidas announced multi-year partnerships with 16 USA Volleyball athletes vying for spots on either the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games rosters. Joining U.S.

Adidas announced multi-year partnerships with 16 USA Volleyball athletes vying for spots on either the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games rosters.
 
   
John Lazenby Photography Exhibit
 
 All-Latest-News.com     2017-12-11 kl. 22:34     376 words
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Craftsbury Center is honored to host John Lazenby’s photography this winter. John is a photojournalist living in Montpelier and the images in the exhibit were shot from the ’16-17 season.

Paralympic skier Andy Soule, an Army veteran who lost both legs fighting in Afghanistan, preparing to race his sit-ski at Craftsbury; Americans Jessie Diggins and Sadie Bjornsen standing on the world championship podium in Lahti in their trademark
 
   
From housing to sidewalks: making Vancouver a more disability-aware city
 
 CBC     2017-12-11 kl. 22:24     626 words
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'We still have a lot of gaps,' says Paralympian and activist Rick Hansen It's been 30 years since Paralympic athlete Rick Hansen wheeled across four

'We still have a lot of gaps,' says Paralympian and activist Rick Hansen It's been 30 years since Paralympic...
 
   
Osman elected first World Para Powerlifting athlete liaison
 
 Inside The Games     2017-12-11 kl. 21:13     231 words
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Liam Morgan Monday, 11 December 2017 Three-time Paralympic champion Sherif Osman of Egypt has been elected as the first World Para Powerlifting athlete liaison.

Liam Morgan Monday, 11 December 2017 Three-time Paralympic champion Sherif Osman of Egypt has been elected as the first World Para Powerlifting athlete liaison.Osman, who has won the men's up to 59 kilograms category at the last three editions of

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Confidence boost for Rathfriland's Burns.
 
 The Outlook     2017-12-11 kl. 20:35     387 words
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Wednesday, 13 December 2017 Para-cyclist Chris Burns.

Paralympic Champion. After the event Chris said the Manchester Velodrome experience had given him the confidence that he can compete at the very highest level internationally and will be a serious medal contender in 2018.
 
   
Bay athletes up for Halberg Awards
 
 Sun Live     2017-12-11 kl. 20:22     1092 words
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Bay of Plenty athletes, including Lisa Carrington and Kane Williamson, are in the running for the 55th Halberg Awards.

The Emerging Talent category is designed to assist in a young athletes' quest to become an Olympic, Paralympic and/or World Champion and hopefully one day the Halberg Award.
 
   
Brock student receives Accessibility and Inclusion Award
 
 Brock University     2017-12-11 kl. 19:54     532 words
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President Gervan Fearon and Brock AODA Co-Ordinator Chris Lytle present Recreation and Leisure Studies student Jessica Lewis with the Accessibility and Inclusion Recognition Award on Friday, Dec. 1.

In addition, Lewis represented Bermuda at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
 
   
IBU demotes Russian federation in doping scandal
 
 Sportcal     2017-12-11 kl. 19:47     664 words
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The Russian Biathlon Union has been demoted to the status of provisional member of the International Biathlon Union, the IBU has said, meaning that it will lose its right to vote and propose candidates at congresses.

The winter Olympics held in Sochi have been the subject of a major investigation into an alleged doping programme in the country involving over 1,000 athletes competing in summer, winter and Paralympic sports (including non-Olympic sports).
 
   
Mikey Brannigan Named Male Paralympic Athlete Of The Year
 
 Northport Patch     2017-12-11 kl. 19:43     284 words
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The East Northport running star has another award to add to his collection. 0 East Northport running star Mikey Brannigan was recently named Male Paralympic Athlete of the Year by the United States Olympic Committee.

Mikey Brannigan Named Male Paralympic Athlete Of The Year.... 0 East Northport running star Mikey Brannigan was recently named Male Paralympic Athlete of the Year by the United States Olympic Committee.Brannigan, a Paralympic gold medalist in 2016, had a...

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Physicians with disabilities are underrepresented, says doctor
 
 Fierce Health IT     2017-12-11 kl. 19:27     295 words
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Cheri A. Blauwet, M.D., has been in a wheelchair since she sustained a spinal cord injury in a farming accident as a young child. That didn’t stop her from becoming a doctor.

assistant professor at Harvard Medical School and a seven-time Paralympic medalist who serves on the board of the U.S.
 
   
Hubballi to host meet for disabled athletes
 
 Times of India     2017-12-11 kl. 19:27     135 words
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Hubballi: With an intention to encourage disabled youths to showcase their talent, all Rotary Clubs and Inner Wheel Clubs of Hubballi will organize an athletic meet for disabled participants at Nehru Stadium in Hubballi on Wednesday.

Hubballi to host meet for disabled athletes.
 
   
Agitos Foundation camp a success in Mexico
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-12-11 kl. 19:27     747 words
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Athletes and coaches go back home from Mexico City 2017 with more knowledge and great results The 2017 World Para Swimming and World Para

In the morning sessions, athletes from both sports attended workshops led by Proud Paralympian leaders Arly Velasquez and Daniela Luchina, who talked to participants about the history of the Paralympic Movement, the Paralympic values, ethics and
 
   
Immunisation programme launched in Jakarta after warning Asian Games faces diphtheria threat
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-12-11 kl. 19:24     419 words
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Health authorities in Jakarta have started a special immunisation programme  to control an "extraordinary" outbreak of diphtheria, which could have serious consequences for next year's Asian Games in the Indonesian capital.

The city finds itself in a similar situation to Rio de Janeiro before the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games when Brazil had worries about the Zika virus.
 
   
Tokyo 2020 targets Olympic district
 
 African Sports Monthly     2017-12-11 kl. 19:23     479 words
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12/11/2017 0 Comments The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved plans from Tokyo 2020 to create “one of the greatest festival

12/11/2017 0 Comments The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved plans from Tokyo 2020 to create “one of the greatest festival. ...districts” in Olympic and Paralympic history through the venues outlined for skateboarding and sport
 
   
Olympic legacy in Alton
 
 Alton Post Gazette     2017-12-11 kl. 19:12     127 words
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Monday, 11 December 2017By Surrey and Hants News in Other Sports

Olympic gold medal-winning hockey player Alex Danson, two-time Paralympic champion Georgina Hermitage and British diving sensation Leon Taylor helped host a ‘Legacy Day' of Olympic-inspired activities for primary school children.
 
   
NAF renews partnership with British Equestrian Federation
 
 British Showjumping     2017-12-11 kl. 18:59     341 words
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Monday 11 December 2017 The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) has today (11 December 2017) confirmed the renewal of its long-standing partnership with NAF, for the provision of equine supplements and horse care products to the BEF World Class Programme squads and senior equestrian championship teams.

the teams on their way to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics and the World Equestrian Games at Tryon, USA in 2018.” NAF first became official suppliers of supplements to the British teams in 2005 and is the leading British supplement
 
   
Mexico City 2017: Top five swimming moments
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-12-11 kl. 18:11     325 words
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Top names deliver, young swimmers rise and home favourites top the podium at exciting Worlds 1.

3. Refugee swimmer reaches the podium Mohammad Abas Karimi, representing the Independent Paralympic Athletes Team, won silver in the men’s 50m butterfly S5 , becoming the first refugee swimmer to win a World Championships medal.
 
   
World champion Cox ready for the challenge on the Gold Coast
 
 Voice Online     2017-12-11 kl. 17:54     475 words
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Team England selects strong Para Athletics Squad for 2018 Commonwealth Games Image Text: LOOKING FORWARD: Kadeena Cox COMMONWEALTH

The line-up includes Paralympic and world champions Sophie Hahn and Kadeena Cox, who will be competing at their first Commonwealth Games in the T38 100m.... I’ve been lucky enough to compete at Paralympic and World Para Athletics Championships so to get...

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Embrace YES initiatives, youths urged
 
 ZBC.co.zw     2017-12-11 kl. 17:47     174 words
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The Minister Sport, Arts and Recreation, Cde Kazembe Kazembe has urged youths to embrace the Youth Education through Sport (YES) initiative, which he said instills moral values and key life lessons to young people.

Midlands Minister of State, Cde Owen Ncube said the province, which will host the 2018 combined Zimbabwe National Paralympic and Youth games is already refurbishing and constructing state of the art sport and recreation facilities for the combined
 
   
Winter Olympics 2018: Vonn injury scare, speed skating records tumble
 
 BBC     2017-12-11 kl. 17:42     1078 words
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With the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, just two months away, BBC Sport brings you a weekly round-up of the big stories.

The iconic winter sports programme features blind skier Millie Knight who is one of Paralympics GB top medal hopes in Pyeongchang.

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Who is in the Strictly Come Dancing Grand Final?
 
 The Huddersfield Daily Examiner     2017-12-11 kl. 17:39     677 words
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Everything you need to know about Gemma Atkinson, Joe McFadden, Alexandra Burke and Debbie McGee

But even though the judges awarded her a total score of 33, viewers didn't vote to save her and she found herself in the bottom two alongside Paralympian Jonnie Peacock.

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IPC and Agitos Foundation handover #FuerzaMexico donation to UNICEF...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-12-11 kl. 17:30     494 words
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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Agitos Foundation made on Friday (8 December) the official handover to UNICEF Mexico of a cheque

IPC and Agitos Foundation handover #FuerzaMexico donation to UNICEF...The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Agitos Foundation made on Friday (8 December) the official handover to UNICEF Mexico of a cheque. ...for USD 40,000 from the

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Robinson and Applegate among national champions as world records tumble
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-12-11 kl. 17:19     573 words
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4 hours ago Christmas came early for Ellie Robinson and Jessica-Jane Applegate as they saw out 2017 with three world records apiece at the National Para Swimming Championships.

But the championships belonged to Rio 2016 medallists Robinson and Applegate, with five-time Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds making her return to competition following a year out of the water.... Elsewhere, Paralympic silver medallist Tom Hamer...
 
   
US Ambassador to United Nations insists full delegation will compete at Pyeongchang 2018
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-12-11 kl. 17:07     468 words
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United States' Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has backtracked on her comments that it remains an "open question" if athletes from the country will compete at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games by insisting a full delegation will attend the event.

A set of joint military exercises between the US and South Korea are scheduled to take part during March next year, despite it coming within the "Olympic Truce" window which is supposed to exist for the entire period of the Olympics and Paralympics.

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Robin Cuche ready to be a Paralympic contender
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-12-11 kl. 16:55     316 words
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Swiss skier makes season debut on home snow at St Moritz World Cup this week Robin Cuche is regarded as one of the most promising Para alpine

Robin Cuche ready to be a Paralympic contender.... Cuche’s steady improvement makes him a serious medal contender ahead of the Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, from 9-18 March 2018.... This is going to be his second Games after competing at Sochi 2014 , where he finished 12th in the giant slalom and 18th in the slalom. “My first Paralympics...
 
   
Mexico City 2017: Top five powerlifting moments
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-12-11 kl. 16:55     391 words
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World Championships see memorable clashes and records tumble Five world records and several thrilling moments made the seven days of the Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships unforgettable. Here are five of the best. 1.

2. Lingling Guo breaks world record The Chinese set a new world record of 110kg in the women’s up to 45kg, defeating reigning Paralympic and world champion Nazmiye Muratli of Turkey and Great Britain’s two-time Paralympic bronze medallist Zoe
 
   
Cadet class winter training at Itchenor
 
 Yachts and Yachting Online     2017-12-11 kl. 16:54     816 words
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Sailing Club by Neil Collingridge 11 Dec 15:37 GMT 9-10 December 2017 Cadet class winter training at Itchenor © Neil Collingridge In some of the

In the afternoon the squad headed out into the harbour for an hour and a half under the watchful eye of NJS coach Tom Mallendine assisted by former Paralympic medalist Niki Birrell who was his usual inspirational self to these youngsters.
 
   
Shaping things to come, ITU’s Executive Board meets in Edmonton
 
 Triathlonbusiness.com     2017-12-11 kl. 16:48     593 words
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The Executive Board of the International Triathlon Union (ITU) recently met during three days in Edmonton (Canada), where they also attended the fourth edition of the Science + Triathlon Conference , which ran from 5-8 December.

Also, the Executive Board approved to work along with the International Paralympic Committee to try to increase the number of paratriathlon medal events for Tokyo 2020.
 
   
Australian record-breaker Gallagher set for Commonwealth Games bow
 
 Inside The Games     2017-12-11 kl. 16:37     568 words
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Thomas Giles Monday, 11 December 2017 Jessica Gallagher is the only Australian to win a medal at both the Summer and Winter Paralympic Games and is now set to make her Commonwealth Games debut in Gold Coast, Australia, next year.

Thomas Giles Monday, 11 December 2017 Jessica Gallagher is the only Australian to win a medal at both the Summer and Winter Paralympic Games and is now set to make her Commonwealth Games debut in Gold Coast, Australia, next year.The 31-year-old won

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Australians all let us rejoice international sporting success in 2017
 
 The Roar     2017-12-11 kl. 16:36     997 words
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With the year coming to an end, it is worth reflecting on Australians international sporting performances during the year.

With the year coming to an end, it is worth reflecting on Australians international sporting performances during the year.Sometimes I think that we get fixated on results at the Olympics, Paralympics and Commonwealth Games, which only come around
 
   
Technogym awarded five-year contract at Loughborough University
 
 Leisure Opportunities     2017-12-11 kl. 16:23     230 words
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Technogym has signed a five-year contract with Loughborough University to supply its Powerbase gym on the campus. Powerbase is one of the largest strength and conditioning gyms in the UK.

Powerbase is one of the largest strength and conditioning gyms in the UK.It is used by Olympians, Paralympians and athletes, as well as Loughborough's elite squads, and offers training, recovery and rehabilitation facilities under one roof.

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Olympic mascots in D.C.
 
 KTIV     2017-12-11 kl. 15:55     90 words
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(NBC News) - The mascot for the 2018 Winter Olympics was in our nation's capital. The Olympic games in PyeongChang, South Korea start in less than two months. And the mascot, Soohorang, came to meet some Americans.

Bandabi, a black Asian bear, is the mascot for the 2018 Paralympic games.
 
   
Johor Bahru’s Paradigm Mall was abandoned for almost 20 years
 
 Mothership.sg     2017-12-11 kl. 15:54     656 words
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If you travel across the Causeway often, you’ve probably heard of Paradigm Mall, the largest mall in Johor Bahru.

Japanese elementary school kids will choose 2020 Tokyo Olympics & Paralympics mascots Each design is based on something of special significance to Japanese culture.
 
   
NEWSFLASH: East teenager hurt in horse accident
 
 Rekord Pretoria East     2017-12-11 kl. 15:44     203 words
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‘Fortunetaly, he was wearing riding gear.’ A  teenager was seriously injured when he fell off a horse in Tierpoort, east of Pretoria, on Sunday morning.

ALSO READ:  Paralympiac archer paralysed after boating accident “He sustained serious injuries and fractures.” He said advanced life support paramedics administered medication to the boy when they arrived at the scene.
 
   
Patrick Selepe wins inaugural UNIQLO Spirit Award
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-12-11 kl. 15:32     401 words
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South African wheelchair tennis player recognised for his commitment to the sport over 10 years Japanese casual wear UNIQLO and the International

Two-time Paralympian Hunt took up wheelchair tennis aged five.
 
   
Schoolchildren Commence Voting for Tokyo 2020 Games Mascots...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-12-11 kl. 15:26     938 words
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Voting for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games mascots kicked off today, with 6.

Schoolchildren Commence Voting for Tokyo 2020 Games Mascots...Voting for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games mascots kicked off today, with 6.5 million children at elementary schools across Japan given the opportunity to choose their

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Blind Tigers target World Cup ticket
 
 New Straits Times     2017-12-11 kl. 15:25     400 words
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian blind football squad are determined to redeem themselves following the disappointment of the Kuala Lumpur Asean Para Games

Malaysia, currently ranked No 5 in Asia, will not have it easy, as they are in the same group as top seeds and 2016 Rio Paralympics silver medallists Iran and third seeds South Korea.

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Rakuten partners global home-sharing sites to get a bigger slice of tourism pie
 
 Straits Times     2017-12-11 kl. 15:01     550 words
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TOKYO - Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, which entered the home-sharing business this year, has teamed up with four top global sites that are seeking inroads into the expansive tourism market - and which would otherwise have been its rivals.

Meanwhile, inbound tourism records are being toppled year after year, and the government hopes to welcome 40 million visitors to Japan by 2020 when Tokyo hosts the Olympics and Paralympic Games.

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Japan to establish new counterterrorism center ahead of 2020 Olympics
 
 Nikkei Asian Review     2017-12-11 kl. 14:59     290 words
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TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Japanese government decided Monday to establish a counterterrorism information center next summer to strengthen anti-terrorism steps ahead of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Japanese government decided Monday to establish a counterterrorism information center next summer to strengthen anti-terrorism steps ahead of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.The organization will bring together officials from 11...

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Six municipalities across Japan picked as ‘inclusive society host towns’ for Olympics
 
 Japan Times     2017-12-11 kl. 14:57     183 words
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The government has registered six municipalities hosting athletes in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics as so-called inclusive society host towns.

The government has registered six municipalities hosting athletes in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics as so-called inclusive society host towns.Through the initiative, which is aimed at creating a society where everyone can live comfortably,

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World champion eyes Paralympics
 
 Derbyshire Times     2017-12-11 kl. 14:48     697 words
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Monday 11 December 2017 Para-badminton star Jack Shephard is on top of the world as he hopes to lead his sport into the history books.

World champion eyes Paralympics.... Shephard's next goal is the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, where the sport is making its debut — and his classification, SS6, has been chosen for the singles tournament.... He is already part of the GB squad that is training for the games and meeting up at regular camps. “It has been a dream of mine since I was 11 to compete in a Paralympics...
 
   
Asheville to Host Fed Cup Action
 
 Sports Destination Management     2017-12-11 kl. 14:42     1056 words
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The USTA announced that the U.S. Cellular Arena in Asheville, N.C., has been selected as the site for the 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group First Round between the United States and the Netherlands, Feb. 10-11.

In addition, it owns approximately 90 Pro Circuit events throughout the U.S. and selects the teams for the Davis Cup, Fed Cup, Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
British Judo Announce WCPP Judoka for 2017-2018
 
 British Judo Association     2017-12-11 kl. 14:28     738 words
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The British Judo Association, the national governing body for British Judo, has today (Monday 11 December) announced the Olympic and Paralympic athletes selected for its World Class Performance Programme (WCPP) for 2017 – 2018.

The British Judo Association, the national governing body for British Judo, has today (Monday 11 December) announced the Olympic and Paralympic athletes selected for its World Class Performance Programme (WCPP) for 2017 – 2018.Funded by the
 
   
USA beat Canada in thrilling final at World Sledge Hockey Challenge
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-12-11 kl. 14:24     429 words
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Hosts lose to fierce rivals after failing to capitalise on late power play The final of the World Sledge Hockey Challenge featured a classic

Hosts lose to fierce rivals after failing to capitalise on late power play The final of the World Sledge Hockey Challenge featured a classic. ...clash between Canada and the USA, with the reigning Paralympic champion US team defeating the host and
 
   
Fukushima Food, Mascot Designs Top Tokyo 2020 CoComm Visit -- Monday Memo...
 
 Around The Rings     2017-12-11 kl. 14:24     530 words
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(ATR) International Olympic Committee leaders begin a three-day inspection visit of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic preparations today in Japan. IOC begins its fifth CoComm visit to Tokyo on Monday.

22. The Olympic and Paralympic mascots receiving the most votes will be unveiled on Feb.

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Federer named Swiss Sportsman of the Year (again)
 
 Swiss Info     2017-12-11 kl. 14:03     334 words
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That winning feeling: Roger Federer accepts his award from Dubai (PPR Media Relations AG) Roger Federer has been chosen as Swiss Sportsman of the Year for the ninth time (including twice as a member of the Team of the Year).

Severin Lüthi (Federer's coach); Disabled Athlete of the Year, Marcel Hug (athletics) (Keystone) Neuer Inhalt Horizontal Line subscription form Form for signing up for free newsletter.
 
   
Global street dance sensation Flawless put students through their paces during a high energy masterclass at King’s Ely.
 
 Cambridgeshire Chamber     2017-12-11 kl. 13:55     218 words
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Around 40 dance-loving King’s Ely Junior and King’s Ely Senior students found their groove during the fun-filled two-and-a-half-hour masterclass in the school’s Hayward Theatre.

Kylie Minogue, performed for the Opening Ceremony of the Paralympics, heated things up with the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing professionals, and made history collaborating with the exceptional English National Ballet.

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Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox defends Para-athletics classification process
 
 BBC     2017-12-11 kl. 13:51     643 words
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Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox says the Para-athletics classification review is "not nice" but is "fair". The 26-year-old, whose classification changed from T37 to T38 ahead of the Rio Games, has defended the system after accusations of manipulation.

Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox defends Para-athletics classification process.... Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox says the Para-athletics classification review is "not nice" but is "fair".... After initially being assessed as a T37 athlete, she was re-classified to the T38 category for less-impaired athletes in the build-up to the Rio Paralympics...

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Brain of Wessex 2018 competition
 
 Business Biscuit     2017-12-11 kl. 13:48     54 words
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 06:00pm - 11:00pm The hunt to find the Brain of Wessex will return in 2018, with double Paralympian gold medallist Stephanie Millward acting as quizmaster.

 06:00pm - 11:00pm The hunt to find the Brain of Wessex will return in 2018, with double Paralympian gold medallist Stephanie Millward acting as quizmaster. READ MORE> Location  Trowbridge Civic Centre, St Stephen's Place, Trowbridge, BA14
 
   
Putin announces partial withdraw of troops from Syria
 
 Politico.eu     2017-12-11 kl. 13:31     175 words
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Russia President Vladimir Putin during the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games | Hannah Peters/ Russian president announced pullout after meeting with Syrian President Bashar Assad.

Russia President Vladimir Putin during the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games | Hannah Peters/ Russian president announced pullout after meeting with Syrian President Bashar Assad.By Judith Mischke 12/11/17, 1:31 PM CET Russian President Vladimir
 
   
Asian Youth Para Games 2017 are formally opened in Dubai with a parade of 800 athletes
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-12-11 kl. 13:21     348 words
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The Opening Ceremony for the Asian Youth Para Games 2017 has taken place at the athletics stadium in the Dubai Club for People of Determination in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The host team were the last to enter the stadium for the athletes' parade ©APC In his opening speech, Asian Paralympic Committee President (APC) Majid Rashed said “We want young disabled people in Asia to be encouraged and excited by what they

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Top 50 Moments of 2017: No. 21 – Jean-Paul hits the heights in London
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-12-11 kl. 13:08     449 words
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US high jumper breaks world record three times in one day at World Championships High jumper Isaac Jean-Paul only made his Para athletics debut this year, but he’s already soaring to spectacular heights.

The 24-year-old’s achievements – he also won long jump T13 bronze at London 2017 – not only mark him out as a force to be reckoned with in years to come, they also secure him 21st place in the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) Top
 
   
Putin Meets With Assad at Russian Military Base in Syria
 
 NBC Los Angeles     2017-12-11 kl. 13:08     473 words
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The visit marks Putin's first trip to Syria and comes as Assad's forces have retaken control over most of Syria under the Russian air cover Receive

Hannah Peters/, File In this March 16, 2014, file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin looks on during the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games Closing Ceremony at Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia on March 16, 2014.
 
   
Ambassador says US athletes will go to PyeongChang as war games still on
 
 Sportcal     2017-12-11 kl. 13:03     687 words
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Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, has had to row back on a statement questioning US involvement in February’s winter Olympic Games

overlap with the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Games.... The Olympics are scheduled for 9 to 25 February, followed by the Paralympic Games from 9 to 18 March.
 
   
World records fall to Bloemen, Kodaira
 
 Vietnam Breaking News     2017-12-11 kl. 12:39     1339 words
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LOS ANGELES  — Canadian Ted-Jan Bloemen and Japan’s Nao Kodaira set world records in winning the men’s 5,000m and women’s 1,000m on Sunday at the speed skating World Cup event in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dutch-born Bloemen clocked 6min 01.

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Rising Involvement of Women in Sports activities is Envisioned to Foster the Growth of Sporting Goods Market
 
 WeSRCH     2017-12-11 kl. 12:30     666 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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Jason A. Frank
 
 Communication Arts Network     2017-12-11 kl. 12:16     569 words
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jasonafrank.com Duration: Three years. Location: Los Angeles, CA. Education: Hallmark Institute of Photography, Montague, Massachusetts. Career path: I came into photography in college.

Favorite projects: My personal project with Paralympic athletes and adaptive sports.... I would love to put together a book of these images and donate the proceeds to organizations that are helping Paralympic athletes.
 
   
Russians want to compete at Olympics, even as neutrals, says official
 
 Reuters UK     2017-12-11 kl. 12:15     277 words
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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Most Russian athletes want to go to next year’s Winter Olympic Games even though they would have to compete as neutrals, an official of the country’s Olympic committee said on Monday.

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

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Skier Sergey Mikaelyan wins Armenia’s first 2018 Winter Olympics quota
 
 Mediamax     2017-12-11 kl. 12:09     125 words
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Armenian skier Sergey Mikaelyan won the country’s first quota for the Winter Olympics that will take place on February 9-25 in South Korea.

Another Armenian athlete, alpine skier Sasun Hakobyan won a quota for the Paralympic Games, which will take place on March 9-18.
 
   
Govt to develop stadium evacuation app
 
 The Japan News     2017-12-11 kl. 12:01     512 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun The government will start developing an evacuation guidance app for mobile phones, tablets and other devices next fiscal year.

As many foreigners will visit Japan for the 2019 Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, the government plans to have the new app cover about 50 venues for these events and be available in multiple languages.

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CDA Blog #19: Preparations for PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games
 
 US Embassy Korea: Seoul     2017-12-11 kl. 11:57     427 words
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On November 25, I had the opportunity to experience firsthand the new Korea Train Express (KTX) line connecting Seoul (and Incheon International

CDA Blog #19: Preparations for PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games....2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games....  It was a great day, and I thank Foreign Minister Kang and the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic...
 
   
Eskau and Daviet claim double cross country gold in Canmore
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-12-11 kl. 11:52     717 words
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Europeans continue to dominate opening World Cup of the season Andrea Eskau made it two golds in two days at the Canmore World Cup after adding the middle distance title to her sprint victory from day one.

I feel very happy with where I’m at.” Masters is one of the heavy favourites in the sit ski races heading into the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, and she remains focused on competing in PyeongChang while she measures herself against potential

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Leading Sport – Miriam Malone
 
 Sport for Business     2017-12-11 kl. 11:42     2071 words
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As part of our Leading Sport series of interviews with those determining the future of sport in Ireland, we caught up with Miriam Malone who took up the position of CEO with Paralympics Ireland in May 2017.

As part of our Leading Sport series of interviews with those determining the future of sport in Ireland, we caught up with Miriam Malone who took up the position of CEO with Paralympics Ireland in May 2017.Malone joined Paralympics Ireland from a
 
   
Former Olympian Peter Elliott joins Goalball UK board
 
 Leisure Week     2017-12-11 kl. 11:03     395 words
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Peter Elliott, the former Olympic middle-distance runner, has joined the board of Goalball UK to help develop talent and elite performance in the sport.

proving a hit at the London Paralympics.... Goalball is the only Paralympic sport specifically designed for the blind and visually impaired, using a ball with a bell inside and string to mark the pitch and goal lines. “I’ve become increasingly aware of...

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Hahn & Cox named in England's Para-athletics squad for Commonwealths
 
 Latest Nigerian News.com     2017-12-11 kl. 11:02     17 words
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Paralympic champions Sophie Hahn and Kadeena Cox will represent England in the Commonwealth Games Para-athletics events.

Paralympic champions Sophie Hahn and Kadeena Cox will represent England in the Commonwealth Games Para-athletics events.
 
   
Gerald Sinstadt: There's only one Crouch who can celebrate 2017
 
 The Sentinel     2017-12-11 kl. 10:23     647 words
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The awards season is upon us. Anyone with pages to fill or in need of a boost to Sunday evening viewing figures can conjure up an excuse. And the winner is... well, usually the normal suspects: Andy Murray, Lewis Hamilton or Mo Farah.

When British competitors were in Brazil for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Tracey went flying down to Rio in support.

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Mascot quiz
 
 Latest Nigerian News.com     2017-12-11 kl. 10:00     16 words
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Can you work out the stories behind the six potential Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympic

Mascot quiz. Can you work out the stories behind the six potential Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympic. ...mascots.
 
   
Commonwealth Games: Sophie Hahn & Kadeena Cox in England Para-athletics squad
 
 BBC     2017-12-11 kl. 09:51     260 words
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Paralympic champions Sophie Hahn and Kadeena Cox have been named in an 18-strong England squad for the Para-athletics events at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Paralympic champions Sophie Hahn and Kadeena Cox have been named in an 18-strong England squad for the Para-athletics events at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.They will both be making their Games debut in the T38 100m event in Australia in

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The Strictly Come Dancing final: Who's going to win?
 
 Digital Spy     2017-12-11 kl. 09:38     2453 words
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The competition is getting tense, guys. Yes, it's that time of year again – the final is upon us. There are just four celebrities left in the competition, which is being described as the most impressive series to 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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