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Paralympics-ben låter hunden Cola leka igen
 
 SVT Nyheter     2017-12-14 kl. 01:44     39 words
 
Hunden Cola i Thailand gnagde på en mans skor och blev bestraffad med avhuggna ben. Nu har Cola fått hjälp genom nya Paralympic-inspirerade proteser, utvecklade för att låta honom leka igen. Se när Cola testar sina nya ben.

Paralympics-ben låter hunden Cola leka igen.... Nu har Cola fått hjälp genom nya Paralympic-inspirerade proteser, utvecklade för att låta honom leka igen.
 
   
Paraseglingen kraftsamlar
 
 Båtliv     2017-12-13 kl. 14:02     459 words
 
Dela på Twitter Dela på Google+ Dela på Linkedin Efter Paralympics i Rio 2016 åkte Parasegling ut från programmet och i Tokyo 2020 kommer sporten inte att finnas med.

Dela på Twitter Dela på Google+ Dela på Linkedin Efter Paralympics i Rio 2016 åkte Parasegling ut från programmet och i Tokyo 2020 kommer sporten inte att finnas med.Men det är inget man accepterar - varken inom paraidrotten, Svensk Segling

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Fick känna på ett annat liv med hinder
 
 Lerums Tidning     2017-12-13 kl. 13:20     462 words
 
LERUM Förra veckan fick eleverna på Rydsbergsskolan chansen att sätta sig in i hur någon med en funktionsnedsättning har det i vardagen. Blindhet stod i fokus, men även tankar om dem som har en nedsättning som inte syns.

Vi har helt enkelt tagit oss an grenar från paralympiska spelen.
 
   
Kalender: Här är största sportevenemangen under 2018
 
 Aftonbladet     2017-12-13 kl. 12:28     2460 words
 
Vinter-OS i Sydkorea och fotbolls-VM i Ryssland är höjdpunkterna, men idrottsåret 2018 innehåller också ishockey-VM i Danmark, EM i friidrott och simning, Ryder Cup utanför Paris och fotbollens nya Nations League.

Paraidrott, Paralympics, Pyeongchang, 9-18.
 
   
SKF förlänger samarbetet med Parasporten i Sverige
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-12-13 kl. 09:00     316 words
 
Pressmeddelande * Dec 13, 2017 09:00 CET Satsningen till Paralympics i Rio 2016 gav mersmak. Nu fortsätter SKF samarbetet med Svenska Parasportförbundet och Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté (Parasport Sverige) i ytterligare fyra år.

Pressmeddelande * Dec 13, 2017 09:00 CET Satsningen till Paralympics i Rio 2016 gav mersmak.... Nu fortsätter SKF samarbetet med Svenska Parasportförbundet och Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté (Parasport Sverige) i ytterligare fyra år.SKFs ingenjörskunskap...

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The Olympic games debate
 
 University of Wisconsin Spectator     2017-12-14 kl. 07:46     723 words
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The USOC is responsible for the training, entering and funding of U.S. teams for the Olympic, Paralympic, Youth Olympic, Pan American and Parapan American Games, while serving as a steward of the Olympic Movement throughout the country.
 
   
As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-Games costs
 
 Miami Herald     2017-12-14 kl. 07:43     1267 words
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South Korean officials have ruled out turning a state-of-the-art Olympic skating arena into a giant seafood freezer. Other than that, not much is certain about the country's post-Winter Games plans for a host of expensive venues.

Pyeongchang's picturesque Olympic Stadium — a pentagonal 35,000-seat arena that sits in a county of 40,000 people — will only be used for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympics and Paralympics before workers tear it down.

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As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-Games costs
 
 KansasCity.com     2017-12-14 kl. 07:41     896 words
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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2017, file photo, the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium is still under construction in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

In this Sept. 1, 2017, file photo, Lee Hee-beom, center, president of the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, and attendance are silhouetted as they participate in a launching ceremony of the...

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Talented trio bags a haul of medals at Pacific Games
 
 Daily Liberal     2017-12-14 kl. 07:24     343 words
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Three swimmers from Dubbo competed against hundreds of others at the Pacific School Games and each of them had luggage which was a little more heavy on the way home.

far as he can and he’s getting closer and getting better. “One of the boys he competed against at the Games was at at last Paralympics so at a young age these swimmers can get through quickly and reach the top faster.” Sinclair added all the
 
   
Breathless in Brisbane Cate Campbell sizzles over the one lap dash in 24.13
 
 ZwemZa     2017-12-14 kl. 07:14     1097 words
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Tags Breathless in Brisbane Cate Campbell sizzles over the one lap dash in 24.13 by ZwemZa on December 14th, 2017 Cate Campbell celebrates after breaking the 100m freestyle world record.

finishing second to visiting New Zealander Mary Fisher (S11) in the 100m butterfly with Paralympian Monique Murphy third (S10) 1:09.32 and has revealed a move to Queensland under coach Ron Hindmarsh at Chandler, has given her a huge confidence boost
 
   
Japan’s para Alpine skiing trio aim for gold rush at Pyeongchang Games
 
 Japan Times     2017-12-14 kl. 06:31     799 words
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Three medalists are aiming to sweep the podium in the men’s Alpine skiing sitting category when the Paralympic Games kick off in Pyeongchang, South Korea, in less than 100 days.

Three medalists are aiming to sweep the podium in the men’s Alpine skiing sitting category when the Paralympic Games kick off in Pyeongchang, South Korea, in less than 100 days.Japan’s gold medalists from the Sochi Games — Takeshi Suzuki and

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On thin ice: Japan’s paralympic hockey team weighed down by budget, aging woes
 
 Japan Times     2017-12-14 kl. 06:31     317 words
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With little luck attracting funding and new players to the sport, Japan’s Paralympic ice hockey team has been busy dealing with challenges outside the arena even as the Pyeongchang 2018 Games creep ever closer.

On thin ice: Japan’s paralympic hockey team weighed down by budget, aging woes.... With little luck attracting funding and new players to the sport, Japan’s Paralympic ice hockey team has been busy dealing with challenges outside the arena even as the...

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Sportswoman of the the Year 2017: The contenders
 
 Irish Times     2017-12-14 kl. 06:08     2946 words
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Monthly winners to receive awards on Friday and overall winner to be announced DECEMBER 2016 Soccer – Leanne Kiernan The 18-year-old from Cavan

the past few years. They followed up their gold and silver at the Rio Paralympic Games in 2016 with a phenomenal double gold at the World Championships in South Africa in August.... Photo: Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile “So we didn’t really take that break that most athletes do after an Olympic or Paralympic...
 
   
Joint Drills to Be Delayed Till After Pyeongchang Olympics
 
 Digital Chosun     2017-12-14 kl. 05:47     188 words
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Seoul and Washington have after all agreed to delay joint annual drills until late April so they do not overlap with the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Pyeongchang. The annual drills normally kick off in late February or early March.

Seoul and Washington have after all agreed to delay joint annual drills until late April so they do not overlap with the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Pyeongchang.
 
   
$10 million funding boost for Tokyo Olympics athletes
 
 Australasian Leisure Management     2017-12-14 kl. 04:36     477 words
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The Australian Government will boost high performance sport funding with an additional $10 million as part of a targeted drive towards the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The Australian Government will boost high performance sport funding with an additional $10 million as part of a targeted drive towards the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.The extra investment will be injected across 18 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Col blitzes pool
 
 RiverineHerald.com.au     2017-12-14 kl. 04:23     223 words
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ECHUCA swimmer Col Pearse produced another outstanding week of results during Adelaide’s Pacific School Games.

Training hard with six sessions a week, he was clear in his goals moving forward — to make the 2020 Paralympics. ‘‘I’ve got to keep training hard, keep my mindset focused on that and keep making sure I get all the basics right,’’ he said.
 
   
Oscar Pistorius Injured in Prison Fight over Use of Public Telephone
 
 Solonews.net     2017-12-14 kl. 04:21     205 words
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Pistorius was checked by doctors and found to have suffered only a bruise, the Department of Correctional Services said.

South African Paralympic sprinter appears at the Magistrate Court in Pretoria on August 19, 2013.The from Judge Thokozile Masipa was also criticized by the appeal court.
 
   
Scratchcard sales trigger slump in Lottery funds for good causes
 
 GraffioTech.com     2017-12-14 kl. 04:11     338 words
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The National Audit Office said lottery owner Camelot's good causes income fell 15% to £1.6bn in the year to April.

Last year, the Department for Digital, Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) agreed to underwrite up to £25 million a year to cover any shortfalls in Lottery income for UK Sport over the 2017-2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic cycle, the report said.
 
   
Whale accident victim builds giving into recovery
 
 MedicalHealthNews.net     2017-12-14 kl. 03:37     664 words
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While healing from more than 70 broken bones sustained in a whale-on-boat accident, Mike Hamill helped secure cash and exercise machines worth $200,000 to equip a gym for cancer patients.

Henry’s gym was coming along,” he said. “I’d tell him I was nearly dead, but he just said ‘You can do it, I’ll be back Wednesday for an update.’” Taunton — Chief Medical Officer for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic
 
   
Adefolake Adekola: Illegal Toxic Dumping & Its Negative Effects on the Environment
 
 BellaNaija     2017-12-14 kl. 03:33     1070 words
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National Geographic defines hazardous waste as “Poisonous byproducts of manufacturing, farming, city septic systems, construction, automotive garages,

Recommendation According to Andrew McKirdy of The Japan Times, Japan is collecting EEE such as mobile phones to extract the reusable materials (Silver, Gold and Bronze) for the production of medals ahead of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
What's on TV tonight? Shows to watch on Thursday 14 December from Love, Lies and Records to Extraordinary Teens: School of Life and Deaf
 
 The Sun     2017-12-14 kl. 03:25     512 words
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Also on tonight The Crystal Maze Celebrity Christmas Special and Gypsy Kids at Christmas

Comedian Tom Davis, Paralympian Ellie Simmonds, Made In Chelsea's Ollie Locke, boxer Nicola Adams and Strictly's Mollie King take on the tough tasks of the snowy Crystal Maze Comedian Tom Davis, Paralympian Ellie Simmonds, Made In Chelsea's Ollie
 
   
The Royal Family Gave J.K. Rowling a Special Honor
 
 MSN Philippines     2017-12-14 kl. 03:15     375 words
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The royal family has had quite a busy morning. On Tuesday Prince William hosted an Investiture Ceremony , which recognizes people throughout the world who have made special contributions to society.

The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) December 12, 2017 Double Paralympic gold medallist @LibbyClegg (joined by guidedog Hattie) today received an #MBE for her services to athletics and charity. pic.twitter.com/RHRcCJfZXC -
 
   
Arthur K. Foote Jr.
 
 Waterbury Republican American     2017-12-14 kl. 02:54     238 words
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WATERBURY – Arthur Kenny Foote Jr., 52, entered into the gates of heaven on Monday evening, Dec. 11, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Rhondel (Johnson) Foote. Arthur was born in Waterbury Oct.

Arthur was well known for being a world class shot putter for the Paralympic Games, and competed in the Germany, Atlanta and Barcelona Olympics.
 
   
Largest NZ Para Swimming Team makes a splash in Queensland
 
 Voxy.co.nz     2017-12-14 kl. 02:50     349 words
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Overnight in Brisbane, Paralympics New Zealand’s (PNZ) largest ever Para swimming team to compete at an international meet started day one of the Queensland State Championships with an impressive haul of results.

Overnight in Brisbane, Paralympics New Zealand’s (PNZ) largest ever Para swimming team to compete at an international meet started day one of the Queensland State Championships with an impressive haul of results.The team of 11 Para swimmers
 
   
Japan’s children to decide Olympic mascot for Tokyo 2020
 
 Asian Correspondent     2017-12-14 kl. 02:29     306 words
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STUDENTS across Japan have been given the very important responsibility of voting for the official mascot of the 2020 Olympics to be held in the capital Tokyo.

One mascot per pair is for the Olympics and the other is for the Paralympics.
 
   
10 Athletes To Know For The U.S. Olympic Team Trials For Short Track Speedskating
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-12-14 kl. 02:24     1388 words
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By | Dec. 13, 2017, 5:55 p.m. (ET) Eight spots on the U.S. Olympic Team are on the line as the fastest in American short track speedskating gather in Kearns, Utah, this weekend for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials. The U.S.

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Style Versus Spins? How The Game Is Changing In Halfpipe And Slopestyle Leading Into PyeongChang Olympics
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-12-14 kl. 02:24     1047 words
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By | Dec. 13, 2017, 6:04 p.m. (ET) Sage Kotsenburg competes in the men's snowboard slopestyle final at the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014 on Feb. 8, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. Sage Kotsenburg knew how to make a statement.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “It’s about style, the way you put new spin or a new tweak of a grab or a new rotation on something,” said Aaron Blunck, a 2012 Youth
 
   
TV special to probe feud between former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger
 
 Daily Mail     2017-12-14 kl. 02:21     767 words
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Charles Sale for the Daily Mail 22:30 GMT, 13 December 2017

Medal targets double UK Sport are looking for maximum impact when they announce their medal targets for the Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympics — double the four and six medals respectively they won in Sochi.
 
   
North Korea: The U.S. Signals It's Willing to Talk
 
 Stratfor     2017-12-14 kl. 02:12     751 words
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snapshots Dec 14, 2017 | 00:59 GMT 4 mins read (Stratfor) Forecast Update In Stratfor's 2017 Fourth-Quarter

Reports have also recently emerged that South Korea may be looking to delay military exercises until after the Paralympic games in late March, which would give North Korea an opening to stop testing.
 
   
Energy expenditure after spinal cord injury in people with motor-complete tetraplegia or motor-complete paraplegia
 
 Spinal Cord     2017-12-14 kl. 01:55     1269 words
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1. Wahman K, Nash MS, Lewis JE, Seiger A, Levi R. Cardiovascular disease risk and the need for prevention after paraplegia determined by conventional multifactorial risk models: the Stockholm spinal cord injury study. J Rehabil Med. 2011;43:237–42. 2.

Autonomic function as a missing piece of the classification of paralympic athletes with spinal cord injury.

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Nominees Set for 2017 U.S. Soccer Player of the Year Awards
 
 OurSports Central     2017-12-14 kl. 01:36     256 words
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- National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) News Release CHICAGO - U.S. Soccer announced the nominees for its 2017 U.S. Soccer Player of the Year awards.

The Disabled Player of the Year nominees include Sean Boyle, Drew Bremer and Kevin Hensley of the Paralympic National Team and Michael Archer of the Power Soccer National Team.
 
   
Lindsey Jacobellis Extends Own Snowboardcross Record With 29th World Cup Win
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-12-14 kl. 00:11     310 words
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By | Dec. 13, 2017, 2:02 p.m. (ET) Lindsey Jacobellis (front) competes in women's snowboardcross at the FIS Snowboard World Cup on Dec. 13, 2017 in Val Thorens, France. Lindsey Jacobellis hasn’t officially punched her ticket to PyeongChang.

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Paralympian Teaches 10-Year-Old Double Amputee to Ski After She Loses Prosthetics…
 
 WSLS     2017-12-13 kl. 23:26     372 words
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A 10-year-old amputee is learning how to snowboard for the very first time while accompanied by one of the best instructors in the world. Paralympic bronze medalist Keith Gabel met Lilly Biagini, 10, on the slopes of Breckenridge, Colo.

Paralympian Teaches 10-Year-Old Double Amputee to Ski After She Loses Prosthetics….... Paralympic bronze medalist Keith Gabel met Lilly Biagini, 10, on the slopes of Breckenridge, Colo., for a one-on-one snowboarding lesson last weekend.
 
   
Burgess Hodgson Raise £7,500 for Canterbury Wheelchair Rugby
 
 Burgess Hodgson     2017-12-13 kl. 23:25     329 words
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The staff at Burgess Hodgson have once again broken their own yearly fundraising record, managing to donate £7,500 to the local Canterbury ‘Hellfire’ Wheelchair Rugby Club.

Paralympicsport which is an exciting fusion of ice hockey, handball and rugby.
 
   
Girl Who Lost Prosthetic Legs in Wildfires Learns to Snowboard
 
 MSN News US     2017-12-13 kl. 22:43     79 words
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With just a few lessons, Lilly Biagini is carving the slopes on her snowboard. For this 10-year-old, the excitement of hitting the snow for the first time is a much needed distraction as she's trained by Paralympian Keith Gabel.

For this 10-year-old, the excitement of hitting the snow for the first time is a much needed distraction as she's trained by Paralympian Keith Gabel.Lilly was born with a severe joint disorder and voluntarily had her legs amputated.
 
   
West Ham in legal dispute with London Stadium landlords
 
 NigeriaDailyNews     2017-12-13 kl. 22:36     608 words
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West Ham and their London Stadium landlords are involved in a legal dispute over plans for more seating at the arena, the London Assembly was told on Wednesday. West Ham, the lead tenants of the former Olympic Stadium on a £2.

Wednesday's meeting followed the publication of the Moore Stephens Olympic Stadium Review, which reported in November on the arena built for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and funded by tax payers.

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Rakuten teams up with Booking.com on vacation rentals
 
 Straits Times     2017-12-13 kl. 22:22     530 words
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Its Japan property listings will also appear on partners' accommodation booking platforms Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, which entered the

Meanwhile, inbound tourism records are being toppled year after year, and the government hopes to welcome 40 million visitors to Japan by 2020, when the capital Tokyo hosts the Olympics and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Iowa student and driver die in school bus fire
 
 EnvironmentGuru.com     2017-12-13 kl. 22:05     82 words
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An Iowa school bus became engulfed in flames this morning, killing the driver and a student who were on board, according to authorities.The bus began its route...

Paralympic athlete and convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius was apparently bruised in a prison fight over a telephone, South African prison authorities said to...
 
   
HPSNZ High Performance funding for Athletics NZ
 
 New Zealand Herald     2017-12-13 kl. 21:35     278 words
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Athletics New Zealand is one of the sports to benefit in the recent announcement from High Performance Sport NZ (HPSNZ) regarding high performance funding for the next twelve months.

An additional $500,000 per annum will also continue to be directed to fund Athletics NZs highly successful integrated Paralympic high performance programme.... These funding announcements are in line with the four year funding agreement secured after the Rio Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
Westfield Matildas and Sam Kerr top AIS Sport Performance Awards
 
 Australasian Leisure Management     2017-12-13 kl. 21:31     703 words
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The Westfield Matildas and star playerer Sam Kerr were the big winners with fans at the AIS Sport Performance Awards in Sydney tonight.

Kangaroos rugby league skipper Cameron Smith, AFL star Dustin Martin and Paralympic champion Curtis McGrath.... Australian Paralympic Committee 30th November 2017 -
 
   
Coaching, friendship inspires para-athlete hopefuls
 
 Jakarta Post     2017-12-13 kl. 21:30     69 words
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PREMIUM It takes a lot of hard work for coach Daud Al Amin to teach visually impaired teenagers how to swim, but his hard work has paid off.

Prasetyo, 16, recently took home gold, silver and bronze medals in the freestyle swimming event at the 2017 National Paralympics and the 2017 National Paralym...
 
   
Kontinental Hockey League confirm mid-season break for Pyeongchang 2018 after Chernyshenko backs down
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-12-13 kl. 21:05     443 words
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A threat by the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) to scrap a mid-season break to allows its player to compete in the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang if Russia was forced to take part under a neutral flag appears to have been dropped.

Commission for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Beijing.

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'Inflammatory' claims cited in appeal of Saskatchewan Paralympian diving mishap settlement
 
 CBC     2017-12-13 kl. 20:49     216 words
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Miranda Biletski awarded $9.1M after university deemed negligent in diving accident that left her quadriplegic The University of Regina is appealing a jury's decision that awarded $9.

'Inflammatory' claims cited in appeal of Saskatchewan Paralympian diving mishap settlement.

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Despite Tillerson overture, White House says not right time for North Korea talks
 
 Swiss Info     2017-12-13 kl. 20:44     793 words
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Some analysts say that the winter months, which have tended to see a lull in North Korean missile testing, as well as the Olympic Winter Games and Paralympic Winter Games that South Korea will host in February and March, could create a brief window

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Despite Tillerson overture, White House says not right time for North Korea talks
 
 Reuters UK     2017-12-13 kl. 20:38     712 words
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - No negotiations can be held with North Korea until it improves its behaviour, a White House official said on Wednesday, raising questions about U.S.

Some analysts say that the winter months, which have tended to see a lull in North Korean missile testing, as well as the Olympic Winter Games and Paralympic Winter Games that South Korea will host in February and March, could create a brief window

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SN50: Ranking Australia's best athletes - 21 and under
 
 Sporting News     2017-12-13 kl. 20:25     1769 words
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Who is the best Australian athlete, 21 and under, right now? To bring this list together we’ve leaned on  Sporting News ’ stable of experts, pathways managers across the major codes and commentators both near and abroad.

Ponga dazzled when he made his NRL debut for the Cowboys in the 2016 finals series.  Patterson won six medals – count ‘em – at the 2016 Rio Paralympics, including two golds.... 2016's Female Paralympian of the Year nabbed three golds and two silvers in...
 
   
FISU claim WADA still failed to provide evidence of alleged Russian doping at Kazan 2013
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-12-13 kl. 20:08     566 words
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The International University Sports Federation (FISU) claim to be still awaiting evidence to be provided by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) before they can take any retrospective action regarding doping cases at the 2013 Summer Universiade in Kazan.

Both WADA and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have made clear that Kazan 2013 was a major testing ground for the Russian doping system implemented for the following year's Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi.  It is alleged that

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South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon visits Pyeongchang 2018 venues
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-12-13 kl. 20:08     246 words
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South Korea's Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon has called for an iconic Opening Ceremony during an inspection of the venues for next year's Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang.

South Korea's Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon has called for an iconic Opening Ceremony during an inspection of the venues for next year's Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang.  Lee, who toured facilities alongside Pyeongchag 2018

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My Focus: How Paratriathlon Champ Allysa Seely Turned Food From An Afterthought To A Strength
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-12-13 kl. 19:47     896 words
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By | Dec. 13, 2017, 1:05 p.m. (ET) Getting to the top, and then staying there, takes more than hard work.

By | Dec. 13, 2017, 1:05 p.m. (ET) Getting to the top, and then staying there, takes more than hard work.My Focus, presented by Milk Life, tells the stories of one area that 24 athletes are honing in on in their quest to stand atop the podium at the next Olympic or Paralympic...
 
   
Mansour bin Mohammed attends closing ceremony of 2017 Asian Youth Para Games
 
 WAM.ae     2017-12-13 kl. 19:09     228 words
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Wed 13-12-2017 21:52 PM DUBAI, 13th December, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H.

Sheikh Mansour was accompanied by Hessa Essa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development, Thani Juma Belregad, Chairman of Dubai Club for People of Determination and Deputy President of Asian Paralympic...

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Mexico City 2017: The Mexico Moment
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-12-13 kl. 18:08     352 words
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Jose de Jesus Castillo Castillo excels in front of ecstatic home fans at World Championships Home fans had many reasons to celebrate at the World

Everyone was expecting powerlifting star and three-time Paralympic champion Amalia Perez to climb onto the first step of the podium in the women’s up to 55kg, but not many would have bet that Rio 2016 bronze medallist Jose de Jesus Castillo
 
   
Bridgestone partners with Pyeongchang 2018 Education Programme in aim to benefit disadvantaged youth
 
 Inside The Games     2017-12-13 kl. 18:05     593 words
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Daniel Etchells Wednesday, 13 December 2017 Pyeongchang 2018 and Bridgestone Tire Sales Korea have announced a new partnership in support of the official Education Programme of next year's Winter Olympic Games.

Paralympic Games. With Bridgestone's support, the Education Programme is now expanding its reach to a new group of students - the children of Shin Mang Won Orphanage, in Gyeonggi Province in Yangpyeong-gun....Paralympics. These partnerships with...

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Eilidh set to get on her mark for the national side again
 
 Fife Today     2017-12-13 kl. 17:50     392 words
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Wednesday 13 December 2017 Kinross hurdler Eilidh Doyle will again pull on the Scottish vest after being called up for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Since that tally of one gold, two silver and one bronze, the sport has gone from strength to strength with a record 15 athletes selected for the Olympic Games and six for the Paralympic Games at Rio 2016.
 
   
Award winning charity Outside In bring a ground-breaking exhibition to Sotheby’s in new year.
 
 FAD Magazine     2017-12-13 kl. 17:38     881 words
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Discover the journeys of award-winning charity Outside In and the artists it supports in a ground-breaking exhibition at London Sotheby’s in January 2018.

Outside In: Journeys brings together the diverse work and stories of a number of artists involved in Outside In – from James Lake’s life-size figure of a runner about to take off, made entirely of cardboard, commissioned for the London 2012 Paralympic
 
   
Skiing with retinitis pigmentosa: Learn how this Paralympic alpine skiing duo succeeds on the hill
 
 Tahoe Daily Tribune     2017-12-13 kl. 17:29     1012 words
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Visually impaired Paralympic skier Kevin Burton and Paralympic ski guide Brandon Ashby aren't joking when they say they met on a blind date. The two had never met before when they were paired up for a day of skiing on an Austrian glacier.

Learn how this Paralympic alpine skiing duo succeeds on the hill.... Visually impaired Paralympic skier Kevin Burton and Paralympic ski guide Brandon Ashby aren't joking when they say they met on a blind date....team. That's crucial because Burton hopes to compete at the Paralympic...

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Oman win 3 medals at Asian Para Games
 
 Oman Observer     2017-12-13 kl. 17:21     167 words
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DUBAI: The Omani team for visually impaired has won 3 medals (1 silver and 2 bronze) on the second day of the third Asian Youth Para Games being held in Dubai, UAE during December 9-14, thus bringing their total medal count to 4.

With the participation of more than 800 athletes from 30 Asian countries the third Asian Youth Para Games is the biggest Paralympics ever held.
 
   
Chester para-athlete Nathan Maguire called into England squad for Commonwealth Games
 
 Chester Standard     2017-12-13 kl. 17:02     407 words
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CHESTER’S Nathan Maguire has been called into the para squad who will represent England in athletics at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia next April.

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.... Triple World champion, Kadeena Cox, said: “I am delighted to be called-up to the England team for the Commonwealth Games. “I’ve been lucky enough to compete at Paralympic...
 
   
Funding boost to develop disability sports across the borough
 
 Ballymena Times     2017-12-13 kl. 16:53     515 words
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Wednesday 13 December 2017 Mid and East Antrim Borough Council has secured £45,000 of equipment to develop and deliver disability sports across the borough.

collective implementation of the Action Plan, to ensure the continued positive experiences of involvement and inclusion and to promote not only recreational enjoyment of sporting activity but potentially the development of our paralympic champions

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Cuba´s best sportspeople in 2017: Silva and La Cruz
 
 Radio Angulo     2017-12-13 kl. 16:33     363 words
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In a meeting that took place at Havana´s Sports City Coliseum the pole vaulter Yarisley Silva and boxer Julio César La Cruz were chosen as best

The prizewinners among disabled athletes were Omara Durand (most prominent), escorted by Suslaidis Giralt and Luis Felipe Gutierrez, in all cases in the sport of athletics.
 
   
Doctor re-examines evidence on UTIs in patients with spinal cord injury
 
 EurekAlert!     2017-12-13 kl. 16:30     676 words
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People with spinal cord injuries rely on catheters to empty their bladder. When a well-respected publication concluded that catheters could be reused without an increased risk of infection, it didn't sit right with a Vancouver clinician and researcher.

at the Summer Paralympics in London.... From his clinical experience and his study conducted at the Paralympics, Krassioukov had a "gut feeling" that the results were wrong.

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Blind Tigers no pushovers
 
 New Straits Times     2017-12-13 kl. 15:49     408 words
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KUALA LUMPUR: It is a do or die mission for the Malaysian blind football squad, as they gear up to face South Korea in their final Group B tie of the IBSF (International Blind Sports Federation) Blind Football Asian Championship on Thursday.

The victory means Iran, the 2016 Rio Paralympics silver medalist are already through to the last four after having beaten South Korea 3-0 a day earlier in the opening group match.

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Japan and Iran lead Asian Youth Para Games
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-12-13 kl. 15:37     233 words
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800 athletes from 30 countries competing in Dubai Young Japanese Para athletes are leading the way at the Asian Youth Para Games in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), which reached its half-way point on 12 December.

Outside of sport competition, the young Para athletes have been given the chance to take part in Proud Paralympian workshops.... These have been delivered via a grant by the Agitos Foundation , the development arm of the International Paralympic...

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Paralympian Jessica Smith tandem feeding her two children
 
 NewsReality.com     2017-12-13 kl. 15:32     20 words
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Australian Paralympian Jessica Smith has spoken candidly about the struggles of breastfeeding her two young children at the same time.

Paralympian Jessica Smith tandem feeding her two children.... Australian Paralympian Jessica Smith has spoken candidly about the struggles of breastfeeding her two young children at the same time.

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Notebook; Cunliff Ready to Play; DeSousa Should know Status by Friday
 
 Yard Barker     2017-12-13 kl. 15:30     581 words
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Speaking with Kyle McFadden of marylandsportsaccess.com following a recent IMG Academy victory, De Sousa said he believed he would know the results of his latest SAT test on Friday.

6, occurred at Attridgeville Correctional Centre, where the six-time Paralympic medalist is serving time for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
 
   
Para sports: Record medal haul for S'pore para-athletes at Asian Youth Para Games
 
 Straits Times     2017-12-13 kl. 15:14     411 words
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Singapore's para-athletes are returning home again with another record medal haul, this time from the Asian Youth Para Games (AYPG) in Dubai, which ended on Wednesday (Dec 13).

"We want to ensure long-term continuity for high performance so it bodes well for the future to have our young athletes do well at the Asian level," said Kevin Wong, who heads both the Singapore National Paralympic Council (SNPC) and Singapore

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Her son’s legs were amputated, just like hers. Basketball helped them bond.
 
 WBTV News     2017-12-13 kl. 15:13     1838 words
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The day she found out her first child would almost certainly need both legs amputated, a doctor asked Rochelle Benton a pointed question: Do you want to get an abortion? And frankly, she was a little bit offended. “I’m like, ‘What’s wrong with him?

play for a U.S. Paralympic team. And Landon? He so impressed Langford with his skills that he’s allowed to practice with his mom’s adult squad every week.

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Living with HIV for 26 years: ‘It’s possible’
 
 Citizen.co.za     2017-12-13 kl. 14:54     475 words
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Springs resident Gary Allpass, 55, a long-term HIV survivor, wants people who are infected with the virus to know there is life after infection, Springs Advertiser reports. “There is a big stigma surrounding HIV,” he says.

In 2015, Allpass qualified for the Rio Paralympics, but was unable to compete due to circumstances.... He is debating whether he is up for another round at the 2020 Paralympics and hopes to find a horse and sponsor to enable him to qualify.

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Ice hockey-Russia's hockey league gives blessing for players to compete as neutrals at Olympics
 
 Economic Times     2017-12-13 kl. 14:46     302 words
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MOSCOW, Dec 13 (Reuters) - The Russia-based Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) said on Wednesday it was in favour of its players competing at the Pyeongchang winter Olympics after Moscow agreed to let Russian athletes take part as neutrals.

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

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Visa partners with NBC to power its newly launched ecommerce platform
 
 Paypers     2017-12-13 kl. 14:41     222 words
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Visa , the official payment technology partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, has partnered with NBC to direct viewers to a platform where they can browse and buy gear from the Team USA Shop.

Visa , the official payment technology partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, has partnered with NBC to direct viewers to a platform where they can browse and buy gear from the Team USA Shop.This new platform is an extension of Visa’s
 
   
Dorset Orthopaedic and Ottobock join forces for BBC sports technology special
 
 Posability     2017-12-13 kl. 14:41     483 words
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The prosthetics experts at  Dorset Orthopaedic  and  Ottobock  have been featured in an exciting episode of the BBC’s flagship technology programme, BBC Click.

technology behind the upcoming 2018 Winter Paralympics.... BBC Click reporter and double below-knee amputee Kathleen Hawkins had the chance to try out the ground-breaking ski and snowboarding prosthesis, the Ottobock ProCarve which helps Paralympic skiers...

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Emily Young stars on home snow at opening Nordic World Cup
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-12-13 kl. 14:21     560 words
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Canadian ends cross-country competition in Canmore with three medals Canadian skier Emily Young does not have an extensive competition resume to her name.

She also managed to outrace four-time cross-country Paralympic champion Anna Milenina, who finished the discipline’s competitions in Canmore with two silvers and one bronze.... Her second, in middle distance, was proof that she could battle Masters on equal terms, while her third was a confident victory that left no doubt that Eskau will be the one to chase at the 2018 Paralympic...

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Asunción awarded 2022 South American Games as Rosario receives youth event
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-12-13 kl. 13:48     296 words
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Asunción has been named host of the 2022 South American Games while Rosario in Argentina will form the location for the 2021 South American Games, it has been announced.

Nuzman resigned from his ODESUR position in May before his arrest for alleged involvement in a vote-buying scandal connected to Rio de Janeiro's successful bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games eight years ago.Nick Butler.
 
   
Oscar Pistorius suffers bruise in prison fight
 
 Power 98.7     2017-12-13 kl. 13:42     149 words
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Form here Jailed South African track star Oscar Pistorius suffered a bruise in a fight with another inmate over the use of a phone in prison where he is serving a sentence for murdering his girlfriend, a prison spokesman said on Tuesday.

Pistorius won six Paralympic gold medals and was known as the “Blade Runner” for his use of carbon-fiber prosthetics. -Reuters.

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IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics
 
 News of the South     2017-12-13 kl. 13:38     656 words
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Harare, Zimbabwe (News of the South)-The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Tuesday that Russia is banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics set for next February in PyeongChang, South Korea, over doping concerns.

concluded.   The doping scandal prevented a large number of Russian athletes and officials from participating in the 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics.-African News.

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Tom Fletcher interview: I don’t see a book as just a book — there are no rules
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-12-13 kl. 13:29     1170 words
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If an actor who can also sing and dance is known as a “triple threat”, I don’t know what that makes Tom Fletcher.The Harrow-born polymath took the lead role in Oliver!

When I started writing I realised this was a huge responsibility and I needed to do a lot of research.” Fortunately, the Paralympian Hannah Cockroft was a McFly fan who had become a friend, and put him in touch with young wheelchair-users through

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IOC confident in venue construction and engagement as Tokyo 2020 seek to finalise revised budget
 
 Inside The Games     2017-12-13 kl. 13:24     924 words
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Michael Pavitt Wednesday, 13 December 2017 Tokyo 2020 have received praise from the International Olympic Committee after highlighting efforts to involve the whole of Japan in the Olympic and Paralympic Games, while stressing cost cutting measures would continue to be sought.

Michael Pavitt Wednesday, 13 December 2017 Tokyo 2020 have received praise from the International Olympic Committee after highlighting efforts to involve the whole of Japan in the Olympic and Paralympic Games, while stressing cost cutting measures

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Coates defends Gilady right to attend Tokyo 2020 IOC Coordination Commission even after sexual harassment accusations
 
 Inside The Games     2017-12-13 kl. 13:24     482 words
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Michael Pavitt Wednesday, 13 December 2017 International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission chair John Coates has claimed there was "no basis" for Alex Gilady not to attend their visit to Tokyo, despite the harassment claims against the Israeli.

Israeli.Gilady is the vice-chair of the Commission, which have spent the last three days assessing preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Duo on Futures Academy; David Cunningham; Libby MBE
 
 Scottish Athletics     2017-12-13 kl. 13:16     423 words
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British Athletics website announcement Two young Scots are included in a group of 21 athletes have offered membership to the British Athletics Futures Academy programme for 2018.

Paralympic Games. As part of the package offered by British Athletics, the athletes will have access to the National Performance Institute at Loughborough and the ability to access performance support services, a series of workshops and experiences to...

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Global experts to attend Dubai Health Forum
 
 Gulf Daily News     2017-12-13 kl. 12:55     297 words
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High government officials, policy makers, NGOs and associations, academics and researchers as well as health care industry service providers from across the globe are expected to take part in the upcoming Dubai Health Forum.

Attendees included high-level speakers including ministers from UAE & Oman, City Mayors, noble peace prize winner, Paralympians, head of international organisations and other international guest speakers.

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Become a Samsung Paralympic Reporter!
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-12-13 kl. 12:47     340 words
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Three Para sport fans will get all expenses-paid trip to report from PyeongChang 2018 The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has launched

Become a Samsung Paralympic Reporter!Three Para sport fans will get all expenses-paid trip to report from PyeongChang 2018 The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has launched. ...its first competition to find three super-fans to become Samsung

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Top 50 Moments of 2017: No. 19 - Para ice hockey’s clash of the titans
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-12-13 kl. 11:50     439 words
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Canada dominate arch rivals USA to win World Championships Arguably the fiercest rivalry in Para sport took centre stage in Gangneung, South Korea, in April 2017.

2018 at the Paralympic Winter Games.... 18 on the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) Top 50 Moments of 2017 .
 
   
Tokyo 2020 to organise innovative and engaging Games
 
 International Olympic Committee     2017-12-13 kl. 11:19     828 words
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During its fifth visit to Tokyo (11-13 December), the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission heard updates from the Tokyo

campaign to encourage Japanese people to donate their used electronics for the creation of the Tokyo Olympic medals, to the call for the public to submit ideas for the Olympic and Paralympic mascots, Tokyo 2020 has consistently produced campaigns

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China: Afghan wheelchair basketball team goes for slam dunk
 
 ICRC     2017-12-13 kl. 11:11     616 words
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CC BY-NC-ND / ICRC "I am too nervous to watch this game!" says Alberto Cairo, who manages the ICRC's physical rehabilitation programme in Afghanistan and also happens to be senior adviser to the Afghan national wheelchair basketball team.

Part of the National Paralympic Committee of Afghanistan and funded by the ICRC, the wheelchair basketball team was formed in 2013.... Three years ago, Alberto was holding discussions with the Afghanistan Paralympic Committee, trying to find a way for the team to take part in the Paralympic...
 
   
Defense Minister: Nothing Decided on Delay of Annual Joint Exercises with US
 
 Korea Broadcasting System     2017-12-13 kl. 10:53     144 words
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South Korea’s Defense Minister says there is no agreement to postpone annual joint military exercises due to the overlapping schedule of the PyeongChang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

South Korea’s Defense Minister says there is no agreement to postpone annual joint military exercises due to the overlapping schedule of the PyeongChang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.The Key Resolve and Foal Eagle exercises are scheduled to
 
   
Blade runner legs give maimed Thai dog new lease on life
 
 EnvironmentGuru.com     2017-12-13 kl. 10:48     35 words
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Just over a year after he was maimed for gnawing on someone's shoes, Cola is romping across a beach on new sleek paws: curved "blade runner" prosthetics modelled on those used by Paralympian sprinters.

Just over a year after he was maimed for gnawing on someone's shoes, Cola is romping across a beach on new sleek paws: curved "blade runner" prosthetics modelled on those used by Paralympian sprinters.

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Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative Awards
 
 Independent Living.co.uk     2017-12-13 kl. 10:32     1253 words
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Applications open for RIDI Awards The Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative (RIDI) Awards are the recruitment industry’s only disability awards, and they are now inviting entries, from from recruiters and employers.

Among the highlights was a presentation by Paralympic gold medallist, Sophie Christiansen.... Sophie’s inspiring address ended with her noting that, “The Paralympics inspired a nation”, and urging attendees to “let your next recruit inspire a company”.
 
   
FT: South Korea asks for delay of joint military exercises during Pyeongchang Olympics
 
 Hani.co.kr     2017-12-13 kl. 10:21     633 words
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Posted on : Dec.13,2017 17:59 KST Modified on : Dec.13,2017 17:59 KST US FA-18 fighter jets from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson prepare for takeoff as part of the Key Resolve-Foal Eagle joint military exercises on Mar. 14.

on Dec. 11. The newspaper quoted four sources in Washington reporting that Seoul expressed the desire to delay next year’s annual joint Key Resolve and Foal Eagle military exercises until after the Pyeongchang Paralympics end on Mar.
 
   
ROK: Nothing decided on delay of war game with US yet
 
 China Daily Asia     2017-12-13 kl. 10:17     451 words
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, 16:46 By Xinhua Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 16:46 By Xinhua This handout photograph taken and released by the ROK Defence Ministry

The Paralympic Games will follow from march 9 to March 18.

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President holds interview with CCTV before state visit ..
 
 Office of the President, Republic of Korea     2017-12-13 kl. 10:15     526 words
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President Moon Jae-in (right) holds an interview with CCTV news anchor Shui Junyi, at Cheong Wa Dae on Dec. 8.

mentioned next year’s PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, saying that, “Four years following the PyeongChang Winter Games, the next Olympic Winter Games will be held in Beijing.

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Saudi Consul-General visits team for special needs
 
 Saudi Press Agency     2017-12-13 kl. 10:09     78 words
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Wednesday 1439/3/25 - 2017/12/13 Dubai, Rabi'I 25, 1439, December 13, 2017, SPA -- Saudi Consul General Abdul Hadi bin Mohammed Al-Shafi

During the visit, the Consul met with the Chairman of the Paralympic Committee Ahmad Al-Meqairen, administrative staff and players, praising their performance in the tournament. --SPA 11:53 LOCAL TIME 08:53 GMT.

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Monika Shine of Semilac UK has been appointed brand advocate for Darren Campbell’s PAS…
 
 The Bip     2017-12-13 kl. 09:59     523 words
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? Darren Campbell and Monika Shine The company was founded in 2006 by Olympic Gold medallist sprinter Darren Campbell MBE and Welsh Rugby Union’s National Nutritionist Jon Williams, BSc.

and Chelsea striker Fran Kirby, England rugby star Heather Fisher, plus Paralympics Discus & Shot Putt champion Aled Davies.
 
   
Sports in brief: Wisconsin's Cichy will enter the NFL Draft
 
 TH Online     2017-12-13 kl. 09:45     962 words
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MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin linebacker Jack Cichy has decided to enter the NFL draft, foregoing a chance to ask the NCAA for a sixth year of eligibility because of a right knee injury.

Pistorius, a double amputee runner who won worldwide acclaim winning in the Paralympics and competing in the Olympics, is serving a 13-year sentence for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
 
   
'Blade runner' legs give maimed Thai dog new lease on life
 
 AFP     2017-12-13 kl. 09:34     409 words
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Just over a year after he was maimed for gnawing on someone's shoes, Cola is romping across a beach on new sleek paws: curved "blade runner" prosthetics modelled on those used by Paralympian sprinters.

Just over a year after he was maimed for gnawing on someone's shoes, Cola is romping across a beach on new sleek paws: curved "blade runner" prosthetics modelled on those used by Paralympian sprinters.The former street pup nearly lost his life last

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Jumping high hurdles
 
 The Ridge - Famous Publishing     2017-12-13 kl. 09:33     646 words
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Mark Frenzel has overcome cerebral palsy to make a name for himself in both sport and business Story Dianne Kerwan An exhilarating sense of joy

Apart from selection in the 2007 World Equestrian Games in the UK, selection at the 2007-2008 Para-Dressage Championships resulted in Mark being chosen to represent SA in the 2008 Paralympics – his ultimate dream!... Although he didn’t win a medal at the 2008 China Paralympics, his resolve to participate in future games was dealt a blow in 2010 when extensive hip and reconstructive surgery forced him out of the 2012 Paralympics...
 
   
Nigeria dominates New African mag's '100 Most Influential Africans of 2017'
 
 AfricaNews     2017-12-13 kl. 09:33     599 words
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The New African magazine has published its 100 Most Influential Africans of 2017. The list gives a fine blend of Africans who are making an impact on the continent and people of African descent who are also excelling in their respective fields.

EDUCATION AND ACADEMIA Tom Ilube – Tech entrepreneur and educationist (Nigeria/UK)   MEDIA Adedoyin Adepitan – Intrepid Paralympian and TV presenter (Nigeria/UK) ARTS & CULTURE Roye Okupe – Found YouNeek Studios – which creates

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Tokyo 2020 unveils mascot contenders for Olympic Games
 
 Ecns.cn     2017-12-13 kl. 09:29     302 words
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The mascots for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics have been revealed. (Photo/CGTN) The mascots for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics have been revealed.

The mascots for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics have been revealed.... (Photo/CGTN) The mascots for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics have been revealed.For the games, three designs have been short-listed from more than 2,000 entries, with...
 
   
Medals For PyeongChang Winter Paralympics Unveiled
 
 Snow Industry News     2017-12-13 kl. 09:14     655 words
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The  PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games  medals have been revealed to coincide with 88 days until the Games begin on 9 March 2018.

Medals For PyeongChang Winter Paralympics Unveiled.... The  PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games  medals have been revealed to coincide with 88 days until the Games begin on 9 March 2018.The stunning medals are based around the design principles of...
 
   
It's official: Shick into BC Sports Hall of Fame
 
 MedicalHealthNews.net     2017-12-13 kl. 08:55     973 words
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There is a reason why every referee who walks into the officials change room at Weyerhaeuser Arena in the Alberni Valley Multiplex looks up with such reverence at the Rob Shick-signed game-worn striped jersey hanging on the wall.

Lions; 16-season MLB pitcher Ryan Dempster from Gibsons, a two-time NL all-star and a World Series champion; ski-cross Sochi Winter Olympics gold-medallist Marielle Thompson of North Vancouver; and Winter Paralympics...
 
   
Davies continues her charge to world titles
 
 South Coast Register     2017-12-13 kl. 08:53     487 words
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WINNING COMBINATION: Victoria Davies with Bravour M, her 11-year-old imported Koninklijk Warmbloed Paardenstamboek Nederland gelding.

congratulate me. “She said she had goosebumps watching my test and stated she’d never given a 77 per cent score to a para equestrian rider in her judging career, which is amazing feedback as she judged at the Rio Paralympics last year.” As a