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DN frågar. När i vinter måste du ha hittat formen om du s...
 
 Dagens Nyheter - Login     2017-12-16 kl. 00:00     466 words
 
Skicrossåkaren Sandra Näslund fortsätter att visa medaljform inför OS. I hel...

Skicrossåkaren Sandra Näslund fortsätter att visa medaljform inför OS. I hel...
 
   
Parasport Sverige får chans att kartlägga hur fler kan få ett aktivt liv
 
 MyNewsdesk     2017-12-15 kl. 09:00     363 words
 
Pressmeddelande * Dec 15, 2017 09:00 CET Vinnova ger, på inrådan av Regeringen, Parasport Sverige förutsättningarna för en åtta månaders förstudie som ska kartlägga hur fler personer med funktionsnedsättning kan bli mer fysiskt aktiva inom

Parasport Sverige får chans att kartlägga hur fler kan få ett aktivt liv.... Pressmeddelande * Dec 15, 2017 09:00 CET Vinnova ger, på inrådan av Regeringen, Parasport Sverige förutsättningarna för en åtta månaders förstudie som ska kartlägga hur fler...

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Projektet Jämlik ishall får pris som Årets guldkorn
 
 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2017-12-15 kl. 08:34     249 words
 
Svenska Konståkningsförbundet har, i nära samverkan med Parasport Sverige, drivit projektet "Jämlik ishall" som avslutades tidigare i år. Under torsdagen fick projektet den åtråvärda utmärkelsen "Årets guldkorn" av Allmänna Arvsfonden.

Svenska Konståkningsförbundet har, i nära samverkan med Parasport Sverige, drivit projektet "Jämlik ishall" som avslutades tidigare i år.... Parasport Sveriges bidrag i projektet var att sätta fokus på personer med funktionsnedsättning och att...
 
   
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Reuters Sports News Summary
 
 Economic Times     2017-12-16 kl. 06:17     626 words
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Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.

The scandal over the 2014 Sochi Olympics, triggered by revelations made by Rodchenkov, is part of a broader doping affair that has led to the suspension of Russia's anti-doping agency RUSADA, the country's athletics federation and Paralympic
 
   
‘ADAPT’ to Inclusive Employment
 
 Afternoon Despatch & Courier     2017-12-16 kl. 05:41     408 words
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By Manjiri Chitre. Photograph by Santosh Gupta ADAPT skills development center talks about inclusive employment for the people with disability

Vibhas Sen, Leader of the Global Sports Mentoring Program said, “India has come very far when it comes to Paralympics today.
 
   
AkzoNobel’s Dulux introduces colour of 2018
 
 WBNews.info     2017-12-16 kl. 05:30     1458 words
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Heart wood was unveiled by AkzoNobel Vietnam as the much anticipated colour of the year 2018, based on research into trends and consumer behaviour.

"South Korea has fulfilled up to 99% of the workload for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Peyongchang city from February 9-25, 2018," said Jihye Lee, PR manager of the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games. 
 
   
Aspiring adaptive Olympians: Dew Tour doubles as Pyeongchang Paralympic qualifier for first time
 
 Summit Daily News     2017-12-16 kl. 05:21     418 words
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For the first time in Dew Tour history, the men's and women's World Para Snowboard Federation sanctioned a North American snowboarding competition at

Dew Tour doubles as Pyeongchang Paralympic qualifier for first time....Pyeongchang Paralympic Games.... "To have the Dew Tour hosting a Paralympic qualifier for the adaptive division is kind of surreal when I think back on my 10 years in this sport, from...
 
   
After Suffering Swine Flu During 2014 Olympic Trials, Speedskater John-Henry Krueger Finally Secures Olympic Debut
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-12-16 kl. 05:07     693 words
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By | Dec. 15, 2017, 10:13 p.m. (ET) KEARNS, Utah – John-Henry Krueger had to wait four years, but at last, he was able to exact his revenge on Olympic trials.

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Rahul Dravid on embracing failure: I’m more a failure than a success; taking it well is really important
 
 Firstpost.com     2017-12-16 kl. 04:46     917 words
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Failure is not a word you would associate with Rahul Dravid. The stylish batsman, who racked up 13,288 runs in Tests besides a 10,889 runs in ODIs, is indisputably a legend, who is now starting to leave his mark as a coach too.

Bengaluru on Friday, failure was precisely the adjective he chose to describe himself to a roomful of athletes, many of them Olympians and Paralympians.... It was only a few hours ago that India's only individual gold medallist at the Olympics, Abhinav Bindra, had chosen to describe himself as a "lallu (ordinary) athlete" to an audience which had the likes of double Paralympic...

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Maimed Thai dog's missing paws replaced with blades
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2017-12-16 kl. 04:44     262 words
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A dog who had his two front paws chopped off in Thailand is able to run again after a vet replaced his missing feet with blades. Cola was taken to a vet after he was hacked by a man with a sword because he gnawed on a pair of boots.

Now, he has a pair of blades a Paralympian would be proud of after being taken to Soi Dog foundation on Phuket island.... Cola is believed to be the first dog who has had the more expensive suspended-style prosthetics, made recognisable by British Paralympian...
 
   
Only 6% of Tokyo firms have volunteer leave systems as 2020 Games approach: survey
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2017-12-16 kl. 04:05     329 words
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The 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics need an estimated 90,000 volunteers to run smoothly, but only 6 percent of companies in Tokyo have systems in

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics need an estimated 90,000 volunteers to run smoothly, but only 6 percent of companies in Tokyo have systems in. ...place for employees to take paid time off to volunteer, a Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and

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Debbie McGee, 59, looks refreshed and raring to go after last Strictly rehearsals despite ongoing battle with severe cold which could threaten her place in the much-anticipated finale
 
 Daily Mail     2017-12-16 kl. 03:51     1138 words
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Cecily Snowball For Mailonline 01:40 GMT, 16 December 2017

Paralympian Jonnie Peacock will join Debbie, Gemma and Alexandra on the Strictly UK Tour, which kicks off early next year Grinning:
 
   
Denver Exploring Bid for Winter Olympics, Paralympic Winter Games
 
 EnvironmentGuru.com     2017-12-16 kl. 03:36     12 words
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… Private financing, fiscal stewardship and environmental sustainability will be key to the

Denver Exploring Bid for Winter Olympics, Paralympic Winter Games. … Private financing, fiscal stewardship and environmental sustainability will be key to the. ...….
 
   
Civic and Community Leaders to Determine Feasibility of an Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid for Denver
 
 KTEN.com     2017-12-16 kl. 03:31     52 words
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Civic and Community Leaders to Determine Feasibility of an Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid for Denver.
 
   
It's fair enough for Sports Personality of the Year to ask some searching questions
 
 The Guardian     2017-12-16 kl. 03:16     826 words
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Given sport's bad reputational year, it is fine that the BBC is preparing to get Chris Froome to defend himself on what is normally a controversy-free programme

acknowledge the broader questions facing British sport as well – especially given that over the past 18 months the words “climate of fear” have been heard many times in connection with Olympic and Paralympic sports.
 
   
5 takeaways from the Oscar Pistorius trial
 
 South Africa's Crazy Media Mix News     2017-12-16 kl. 02:59     1086 words
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Oscar Pistorius, the famous South African athlete who ran in both the Paralympics and the able-bodied Olympics, was sentenced to 5 years in jail last week.

Oscar Pistorius, the famous South African athlete who ran in both the Paralympics and the able-bodied Olympics, was sentenced to 5 years in jail last week.Judge Thokozile Masipa, in sentencing Pistorius for culpable homicide, ended an epic,
 
   
Japanese Government plans Olympics anti-scalping laws
 
 Australasian Leisure Management     2017-12-16 kl. 02:38     435 words
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Japan’s Government plans to introduce legislation to control online ticket resale and tackle scalping in the country ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Games.

The Local Organising Committee is also planning to introduce a ticket exchange system where ticket holders will be able to resell their tickets at face value for Olympic and Paralympic events.
 
   
Financial assistance creates more jobs
 
 Sun Live     2017-12-16 kl. 02:19     311 words
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Recent financial assistance provided by New Zealand Community Trust is set to help create more jobs in the Bay of Plenty.

This not only involves young people and their families in sport, but it also strengthens local pathways to Paralympics."
 
   
Eddy aims for Tokyo Paralympics after Dubai high
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-12-16 kl. 02:04     313 words
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KUALA LUMPUR: Sixteen-year-old para athlete Eddy Bernard has been in excellent form this year.

Eddy aims for Tokyo Paralympics after Dubai high.... And this two golds from Dubai has spurred me to become a world-class athlete. “To realise my dream, I will train hard to feature in the Tokyo Paralympics (2020),” added Eddy, who thanked coach Tony...
 
   
Malaysian youth para squad return with five golds
 
 thestar.com.my     2017-12-16 kl. 02:04     348 words
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PETALING JAYA: The 12-member national contingent have done the country proud at the just-concluded Asian Youth Para Games in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

in only five out of the 10 sports contested,” said Siti Zaharah, who is also the secretary-general of the Malaysian Paralympic Council. “Winning five golds, one silver and two bronze medals is a great achievement considering we had barely three
 
   
Strictly star unveils shock new look ahead of final
 
 Daily Star     2017-12-16 kl. 01:29     352 words
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THE celebrities of Strictly Come Dancing are known to switch up their look every week.

The Paralympian – who was eighth to leave the competition – swapped his trademark blonde locks for a cropped do.... BBCREJECTS: Jonnie and the eliminated contestants all appeared on It Takes Two The athlete was the first amputee and Paralympian to have...
 
   
Teen Snowboarding Sensation Chloe Kim Confirms The Inevitable: She’s Going To PyeongChang
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-12-16 kl. 00:42     382 words
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By | Dec. 15, 2017, 5:24 p.m. (ET) There’s no stopping Chloe Kim.

Kim is going to the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.  Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Youth Olympic Champ Jake Pates Comes Out Of Nowhere To Win Dew Tour Halfpipe Snowboarding
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-12-16 kl. 00:42     422 words
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By | Dec. 15, 2017, 5:39 p.m. (ET) Jake Pates competes in the halfpipe at the FIS Freestyle World Cup at Bokwang Snow Park on Feb. 15, 2017 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “I felt like I was dreaming (when I saw the score), I don’t know, that was crazy,” Pates said in an interview at the conclusion of the
 
   
Athletes with disabilities play adaptive tennis
 
 KETV.com     2017-12-16 kl. 00:42     270 words
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OMAHA, NE — "Rebuilding lives, restoring hope," for a group of local athletes, this phrase is more than just a motto on a T-shirt, it's a way of life.

Thanks to programs like CHI Health Immanuel Rehabilitation Institute's Paralympic Sports Club, he and other athletes can play a variety of sports, like adaptive tennis.... For more information on paralympic sports programs, visit www.teamusa.org/US-Paralympics...
 
   
Zanardi Will Race the 2019 Daytona 24 With BMW
 
 Road & Track     2017-12-16 kl. 00:17     228 words
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Alex Zanardi, the Italian racer who lost both legs in a horrific 2001 CART crash, is headed to the 2019 Rolex Daytona 24 Hour race.

He also took up hand-cycling to great success, achieving victories and earning gold medals at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, and the 2016 games in Rio.
 
   
Having a ball Ball kids will hit the big time in big smoke
 
 Seymour Telegraph     2017-12-16 kl. 00:17     254 words
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Two young tennis players from Avenel are about to get a taste of the big league this summer when they head to the Australian Open as ball kids.

Dylan Alcott, who won gold medals in the Men’s Quad Singles and Doubles at the 2016 Rio Paralympics. ‘‘He’s a Paralympian and he won a gold medal for Australia — I think it’s very inspiring that he would do such a hard sport for someone

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DN frågar. När i vinter måste du ha hittat formen om du s...
 
 Dagens Nyheter - Login     2017-12-16 kl. 00:00     466 words
 
Skicrossåkaren Sandra Näslund fortsätter att visa medaljform inför OS. I hel...

Skicrossåkaren Sandra Näslund fortsätter att visa medaljform inför OS. I hel...
 
   
Rowing: Sir David Tanner to step down after 21 years in charge
 
 BBC     2017-12-15 kl. 23:51     121 words
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15 Dec Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins were among the gold-medal winners under Tanner's stewardship at London 2012

Tanner has also overseen British crews winning eight medals at the Paralympics, including six gold.
 
   
Trinidad Alfonso Foundation to become title partner of IAAF World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018
 
 German Road Races     2017-12-15 kl. 23:28     758 words
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Trinidad Alfonso has become the title partner of the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018 which takes place on Saturday 24 March 2018, organisers announced today.

In addition, the foundation also supports Valencian athletes through the FER Project, which in 2017 brings together 121 athletes, some of them with the possibility of going to the next Olympic or Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
 
   
Having A Ball
 
 DNA India     2017-12-15 kl. 23:22     698 words
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Even before they have taken to the field to ply their trade, the women athletes of para-volleyball have stamped their victory against the taboos they have been fighting since long.

represent the nation at the International Paralympic games 2018....Paralympic Volleyball Federation of India (PVFI).  “It has been for a decade that we at the federation have been trying to build a national women’s team.... These girls are motivated to play at Paralympic...
 
   
Alex Zanardi To Compete At 2019 Rolex 24
 
 Daily Sports Car     2017-12-15 kl. 22:02     177 words
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BMW Motorsport has announced that Alex Zanardi is set to compete in the 2019 Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona in a modified M8 GTE. It will be his IMSA debut.

It will be his IMSA debut.Zanardi, who is a multiple Paralympic hand cycling gold-medalist, and BMW Motorsport head Jens Marquardt announced the Italian’s entry to the race and his “Road To Daytona” programme at the brand’s end of season

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Colton Herta set for maiden Formula E test with MS&AD Andretti
 
 NBC Sports     2017-12-15 kl. 21:57     534 words
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Colton Herta will expand his driving horizons a bit with confirmation Thursday he’ll have his maiden test in an FIA Formula E Championship car. He’ll run at the Marrakesh, Morocco rookie test in January.

BMW has announced that ex-Formula 1 and CART racer-turned-Paralympic gold medallist Alex Zanardi will enter the Rolex 24 at Daytona in 2019.... The Italian made a return to motorsport in modified touring cars, and also pursued a career in hand cycling, going on to win four gold medals across the London and Rio Paralympics...

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Team Qatar flag relay unites Qatar in pride, celebration and solidarity
 
 Qatar is Booming     2017-12-15 kl. 21:55     1381 words
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Qatar’s sporting heroes have come together with schoolchildren and inspirational individuals to stage a unifying and patriotic Team Qatar flag relay in celebration of Qatar National Day 2017.

From there it travelled up to the Museum of Islamic Art by motorbike where it was handed to some of Qatar’s most successful athletes, including World and Paralympic ParaAthletics medallists, Abdelrahman Abdelqader and Sara Masoud and World Junior
 
   
Referee to PNT: Greg Brigman Strives to Advance as Player and Official
 
 U.S. Soccer Federation     2017-12-15 kl. 21:48     580 words
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Greg Brigman became a referee in 2009 to make some extra cash in college. He loved the game, and it seemed more fun than delivering pizzas. The referee job let Brigman stay involved in the sport he grew up with.

It was as a referee that Brigman discovered the Paralympic National Team.... He has just wrapped up his second year with the team, a tenure that’s included trips to the 2016 Paralympics and this fall’s World Championships.
 
   
U.S. Olympic luge team finalized with nail-biting result
 
 NBC Olympics     2017-12-15 kl. 21:41     1990 words
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More: Winter Olympics Alex Ferreira wins Olympic qualifier, crowds U.S. ski halfpipe standings Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic logo unveiled Indian luger set for 6th (and likely last) Olympics Tucker West  left no doubt, clinching his second U.S.

The logos for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games were unveiled at one of Beijing’s iconic Olympic venues — the Water Cube, where  Michael Phelps  won eight gold medals in 2008.... The logos unveiled Friday — which replace the Candidate City logo used when Beijing beat Almaty, Kazakhstan, in a 2015 IOC members vote for the 2022 Games — are named “Winter Dream” (Olympics) and “Flying High” (Paralympics...

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Movie-Themed Chrismix Ends With Dramatic Final Scene
 
 Falmouth Enterprise     2017-12-15 kl. 21:09     1190 words
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The holidays are a time to get together and enjoy the blessings the season has to offer, including good friends, family, food, gifts, acts of kindness and charity, holiday movies... ...and curling.

Team USA, which is hoping to capture its first Paralympic medal at this year’s Winter Games in South Korea in March, finished fourth in Utica, falling to Korea in the bronze medal game.... Final positions for the five-member team heading to the Winter Paralympics...
 
   
Who's on the shortlist for the 2017 BBC Sports Personality of the Year?
 
 Royal Television Society     2017-12-15 kl. 21:05     980 words
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The 12 contenders shortlisted for this year's award include stars from the world of tennis, athletics and boxing. Bianca Walkden ? T?aekwondo, age 26 ? ?The fighter from Liverpool has only lost once since claiming a bronze medal at the 2016 Olympics.

Jonnie Peacock ?Para-athletics, age 24 Peacock hopes to become the first Paralympian to win the award (credit:... At the age of five, the double Paralympic champion had his right leg amputated below the knee after contracting meningitis.
 
   
Aisle Talk, Week Of December 11
 
 SGB Media     2017-12-15 kl. 20:51     638 words
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Adidas has discontinued its Digital Sports business unit, possibly impacting 74 jobs, in a move to consolidate some of its apps to focus on Runtastic and its relaunched AI-driven Adidas app.

Adidas formed multi-year partnerships with 16 USA Volleyball athletes vying for spots on either the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games rosters.
 
   
NAF RENEWS SPONSORSHIP OF BRITISH TEAMS
 
 Equestrian Trade News     2017-12-15 kl. 20:51     214 words
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15th December, 2017 . Long-standing relationship revived under a three-year deal.

Team GBR as their Official Supplier of advanced nutritional supplements and applications, helping 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
 
   
Olympic Channel Debuts Docu-Series Highlighting Transgender Athletes
 
 Good Magazine     2017-12-15 kl. 20:20     918 words
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With fewer than 60 days to go before the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games begin in South Korea, the world is watching as athletes prepare for a chance to represent their country. But who gets a chance to compete?

With fewer than 60 days to go before the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games begin in South Korea, the world is watching as athletes prepare for a chance to represent their country.
 
   
My Focus: How Para-cycling World Champion Chris Murphy Gained Speed By Gaining Power
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-12-15 kl. 20:18     764 words
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By | Dec. 15, 2017, 12:42 p.m. (ET) Getting to the top, and then staying there, takes more than hard work.

(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
 
   
Mortensen/Terdiman And Krewson/Sherk Will Represent U.S. In Doubles Luge At PyeongChang Olympics
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-12-15 kl. 20:18     429 words
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By | Dec. 15, 2017, 12:09 p.m. (ET) The U.S. luge doubles team of Matt Mortensen and Jayson Terdiman earned their place on this year’s world cup team when they finished last season ranked third overall in the final rankings.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
US Speedskating To Send Up To 16 Long Track Athletes To 2018 Olympics For 25 Spots On The Starting Line
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-12-15 kl. 20:18     569 words
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By | Dec. 15, 2017, 1:01 p.m. (ET) Heather Bergsma competes in the women's 1,500-meter at the ISU Speed Skating World Cup on Dec. 10, 2016 in Heerenveen, Netherlands. U.S.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Alex Ferreira Wins Men’s Halfpipe Skiing At Dew Tour, Shaking Up Olympic Qualifying
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-12-15 kl. 20:18     380 words
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By | Dec. 15, 2017, 1:09 p.m. (ET) Alex Ferreira competes in men's ski halfpipe at the FIS Freestyle World Cup at Bokwang Snow Park on Feb. 16, 2017 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

I’m the happiest guy in the world.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
BBC nomination for Paralympic archer and Leighton-Linslade ‘Yes I Can' disability sports supporter
 
 Leighton Buzzard Observer     2017-12-15 kl. 20:09     167 words
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Friday 15 December 2017 The Paralympic supporter of Leighton-Linslade's ‘Yes I Can' disability sports campaign has been nominated for a top award.

BBC nomination for Paralympic archer and Leighton-Linslade ‘Yes I Can' disability sports supporter.... Friday 15 December 2017 The Paralympic supporter of Leighton-Linslade's ‘Yes I Can' disability sports campaign has been nominated for a top award.Jess...
 
   
BISFed President outlines plans to continue boccia's development in 2018
 
 Inside The Games     2017-12-15 kl. 20:03     489 words
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Daniel Etchells Friday, 15 December 2017 Boccia International Sports Federation (BISFed) President David Hadfield has outlined a number of significant milestones for the world governing body in 2018 as it aims to continue the sport's development.

"We have used funds from the annual IPC (International Paralympic Committee) sports grant which is provided to International Federations to facilitate the work of this project."... "Boccia remains the fastest-growing Paralympic sport, and BISFed's...

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Vermont company launches Team USA product line
 
 MyNBC5.com     2017-12-15 kl. 19:59     238 words
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New England Cable News Reporter Vermont Teddy Bear has launched an officially-licensed bear for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

New England Cable News Reporter Vermont Teddy Bear has launched an officially-licensed bear for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.Share Shares Updated:... PRODUCT LINE.GET THIS.VERMONT TEDDY BEAR LAUNCHED ANOFFICIALLY-LICENSED BEAR FOR THE2018 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIWINTER...
 
   
Manitoba 'a world leader in curling,' skips way toward international centre of excellence
 
 CBC     2017-12-15 kl. 19:39     640 words
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Centre will promote curling, train and develop players and coaches to achieve top-class performance Jennifer Jones and Connie Laliberte are two of the big names helping to bring an International Curling Centre of Excellence to Winnipeg.

Dennis Thiessen — Paralympic gold medallist and two-time Wheelchair Curling National champion.

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Paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy learns how to curl
 
 CSN Northwest     2017-12-15 kl. 19:29     38 words
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Share this View Details Hide Details Amy Purdy, a Paralympic bronze medalist in snowboarding, learns the ins and outs of curling from Taylor and Sarah Anderson, members of one of the U.S.' top women's curling teams.

Paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy learns how to curl.... Share this View Details Hide Details Amy Purdy, a Paralympic bronze medalist in snowboarding, learns the ins and outs of curling from Taylor and Sarah Anderson, members of one of the U.S.' top...

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Beijing unveils Winter Olympics emblems with fanfare
 
 AFP     2017-12-15 kl. 19:29     372 words
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China unveiled emblems for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics inspired by Chinese calligraphy on Friday, in a star-studded ceremony featuring songs from actor Jackie Chan and pianist Lang Lang..

China unveiled emblems for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics inspired by Chinese calligraphy on Friday, in a star-studded ceremony featuring songs from actor Jackie Chan and pianist Lang Lang..At the glitzy ceremony in the Chinese

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IMA's Cohen to lead committee exploring Denver Olympics bid
 
 Denver Business Journal     2017-12-15 kl. 19:27     88 words
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A committee appointed by Denver Mayor Michael Hancock will explore whether Denver should bid on a future Winter Olympics and Paralympics. The panel will be led by Rob Cohen, Denver-based chairman & CEO of The IMA Financial Group.

A committee appointed by Denver Mayor Michael Hancock will explore whether Denver should bid on a future Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
UK Sport and BBC Sport announce live streaming collaboration
 
 iSportConnect     2017-12-15 kl. 19:21     75 words
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UK Sport and BBC Sport have announced a major new collaboration that will lead to more major Olympic and Paralympic sporting events being live streamed to the public, free of charge.

UK Sport and BBC Sport have announced a major new collaboration that will lead to more major Olympic and Paralympic sporting events being live streamed to the public, free of charge.BBC Sport has committed to providing technical and editorial
 
   
World ParaVolley appoint Moore as Tokyo 2020 technical delegate
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2017-12-15 kl. 19:11     195 words
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World ParaVolley has appointed Britain's Jonathan Moore as its technical delegate for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. Moore was selected after a "multi-stage" process which ran from late September until mid-November.

World ParaVolley has appointed Britain's Jonathan Moore as its technical delegate for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.... Jonathan Moore helped organise the London 2012 sitting volleyball tournament © The technical delegate role has usually fallen to World ParaVolley's sport director at previous Paralympics...

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BBC Sport and UK Sport team up to live stream Olympic events
 
 City AM     2017-12-15 kl. 18:46     227 words
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Joe Hall The BBC will help sports build their profile in between major events (Source: Getty)

Getty). Olympic and Paralympic sports will be livestreamed online in the UK after the BBC agreed a new collaboration with UK Sport.... "We have been covering Olympic and Paralympic Sports for decades and we are now taking that commitment to a completely...

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BBC Sport to live stream more Olympic and Paralympic sports
 
 NewsR.in     2017-12-15 kl. 18:39     21 words
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The BBC Sport website will live stream more Olympic and Paralympic sports as part of a new collaboration with UK Sport.

BBC Sport to live stream more Olympic and Paralympic sports.... The BBC Sport website will live stream more Olympic and Paralympic sports as part of a new collaboration with UK Sport.
 
   
Report: Olympic ban a conspiracy, says Russian media
 
 Nordic Cooperation     2017-12-15 kl. 18:27     293 words
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A study conducted by the Nordic Journalist Centre (NJC) and funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers shows that the Russian media generally describe

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Los Angeles Auto Show: Futuristische Visionen von Systematica und ZGF Architects gewinnen internationalen Design-Wettbewerb
 
 iTruck.News     2017-12-15 kl. 18:23     933 words
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Industrie- und Publikums-Preis der „Design & Developer Challenge”: Renommierte Stadtplaner und Architekten begeistern Fachpublikum, Messebesucher sowie Fans weltweit LOS ANGELES, 15.

Herman Miller Honda Advanced Design und Trigger Launch Forth, Allianz, Ottobock, Red Bull und International Paralympic Committee oiio Qoros Design Systematica URB-E ZGF Architects Designer, Hersteller, Journalisten und andere Interessierte stimmten
 
   
Fredericks’ graft charges: the fall of a legend?
 
 Windhoek Observer     2017-12-15 kl. 18:11     662 words
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Frankie Fredericks, one of the world’s living legends, this year found himself on the wrong side of the law.

Because of his achievements on the track in his running days, Fredericks has a street named after him in Klein Kuppe, which makes him and paralympic gold medal winner Johanna Benson, the only Namibian athletes to have streets named after them.
 
   
Cayla Barnes Is The Youngest, The Shortest And Could Be One Of The Brightest Stars For U.S. Women’s Hockey
 
 US Olympic Team     2017-12-15 kl. 18:05     1292 words
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By | Dec. 15, 2017, 10:23 a.m. (ET) Cayla Barnes, pictured during a game against Canada, hopes to make her Olympic debut at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.

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Civic and Community Leaders to Determine Feasibility of an Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid for Denver
 
 KMOV.com     2017-12-15 kl. 18:04     800 words
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Civic and Community Leaders to Determine Feasibility of an Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid for Denver....bid for a future Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games when the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) issues a call for U.S. candidates.

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Civic and Community Leaders to Determine Feasibility of an Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid for Denver
 
 EnvironmentGuru.com     2017-12-15 kl. 17:58     45 words
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DENVER, Dec. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayor Michael Hancock, with the support of Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, has assembled a group

Civic and Community Leaders to Determine Feasibility of an Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid for Denver.
 
   
Report: Nearly 75m tickets sold for UK sports events in 2017
 
 Sportcal     2017-12-15 kl. 17:51     307 words
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Just under 75 million tickets were sold for sports events in the UK this year, according to a report by Deloitte, the business advisory firm. Paid attendances at professional sports events reached 74.

2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  Soccer continues to be the most well-attended professional sport in the UK, pulling in 47.6 million fans, a 5-per-cent lift on 2016.  According to Deloitte, over half of the top 10 annual events this year were
 
   
News story: UK-Japan Foreign and Defence Ministerial Meeting 2017 - Joint Statement
 
 Government UK     2017-12-15 kl. 17:43     2003 words
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The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the UK, the Rt Hon Boris Johnson, the Secretary of State for Defence, the Rt Hon Gavin Williamson, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, H.E. Mr. Taro Kono, and the Minister of Defence, H.E.

Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games and capacity-building for counter-terrorism and aviation security in third countries.

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JONNIE PEACOCK – BBC SPOTY CONTENDER
 
 British Athletics     2017-12-15 kl. 17:43     341 words
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15th December 2017 Two-time Paralympic and world T44 100m champion Jonnie Peacock will line up against 11 of the best sportspeople in the country on Sunday for the title of BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017.

15th December 2017 Two-time Paralympic and world T44 100m champion Jonnie Peacock will line up against 11 of the best sportspeople in the country on Sunday for the title of BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017.It has been quite a year for Jonnie
 
   
One Race Super Sikh Run 2017 to promote humanitarian values and the concept of ‘seva’
 
 Sportskeeda.com     2017-12-15 kl. 17:41     372 words
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The unique Half Marathon organised by the Delhi based Super Sikh Foundation event saw more than 4,500 runners from all communities.

Lens Drama) The run was also attended by Man Kaur, World Master Champion in 100m race, Amarjeet Singh Chawla, a visually impaired marathon runner with a target to complete 100 half marathons by 2019, Jagwinder Singh, the Paralympic cyclist without
 
   
10-year-old double amputee who lost everything in California wildfires gets snowboard lessons from US Paralympian
 
 KFOR FM 103.3 1240 AM     2017-12-15 kl. 17:23     457 words
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iStock/Thinkstock (BRECKENRIDGE, Co.) — A 10-year-old double amputee who lost everything in the California wildfires learned how to snowboard from a Paralympic medalist who is also an amputee.

10-year-old double amputee who lost everything in California wildfires gets snowboard lessons from US Paralympian. iStock/Thinkstock (BRECKENRIDGE, Co.) — A 10-year-old double amputee who lost everything in the California wildfires learned how to
 
   
Civic and Community Leaders to Determine Feasibility of an Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid for Denver
 
 WFMJ 21 - TV     2017-12-15 kl. 17:14     276 words
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SOURCE VISIT DENVER Private financing, fiscal stewardship and environmental sustainability will be key to the recommendations DENVER Denver's

Civic and Community Leaders to Determine Feasibility of an Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid for Denver.... SOURCE VISIT DENVER Private financing, fiscal stewardship and environmental sustainability will be key to the recommendations DENVER Denver's. ..."The Olympic and Paralympic...

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Paula Tesoriero - fighting for equality
 
 Southland Times     2017-12-15 kl. 17:10     1283 words
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Futuristic Visions By Systematica And ZGF Architects Triumph In LA Auto Show®'s Global Design Competition
 
 35 WSEE     2017-12-15 kl. 17:10     548 words
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SOURCE Los Angeles Auto Show LOS ANGELES The Design & Developer Challenge began earlier this year when participants were asked to come up with a

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Civic and Community Leaders to Determine Feasibility of an Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid for Denver
 
 PR Newswire     2017-12-15 kl. 17:08     710 words
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DENVER , Dec. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayor Michael Hancock, with the support of Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper , has assembled a

Civic and Community Leaders to Determine Feasibility of an Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid for Denver....submit a bid for a future Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games when the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) issues a call for U.S....

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Futuristic Visions By Systematica And ZGF Architects Triumph In LA Auto Show®'s Global Design Competition
 
 TMC Net     2017-12-15 kl. 17:06     908 words
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LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Organizers of the and AutoMobility LA™ today revealed that Systematica's connected and smart transport

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Bidding opens for World Triathlon Series 2019
 
 Around The Rings     2017-12-15 kl. 16:52     859 words
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International Triathlon Union Press Release • December 15, 2017 The International Triathlon Union has opened the bidding process for the 2019 World Triathlon Series.

Paratriathlon was accepted into the Paralympic Games in 2010 and will make its Paralympic debut in Rio 2016.
 
   
USA Triathlon Foundation seeks Executive Director
 
 Triathlonbusiness.com     2017-12-15 kl. 16:48     718 words
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Reporting to the USA Triathlon Foundation President, and representing the foundation trustees, the USA Triathlon Foundation is seeking an Executive Director .

coordinate promotional activities, e-communications and strategy Coordinate with professional athletes and US Olympians/Paralympians on speaking engagements, fantasy experiences, personal appearances and signed memorabilia Grants & Program
 
   
Sir David Tanner CBE to step down as performance director of British Rowing
 
 Team GB     2017-12-15 kl. 16:40     587 words
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Sir David Tanner CBE, the man behind British Rowing’s unprecedented years of success, is to step down as performance director after 21 years at the helm.

Eight Paralympic crews have also won medals under his tenure, with both hauls greater than any other nation has mustered in the same period.... Nearly 400 athletes have competed at World Championship, Olympic and Paralympic level with Sir David at the...

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GoSports Foundation celebrates third Edition of Athletes Conclave
 
 Pocket News Alert.com     2017-12-15 kl. 16:20     922 words
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Home » Athletes Conclave » GoSports Foundation » Sport » 15th December 2017, Bangalore: GoSports Foundation, a Bangalore based not-for profit

This year’s initiative saw us brining our athletes from various Olympic and Paralympic sports together for the first time.” The day began with India’s only Olympic Individual Gold medallist Abhinav Bindra speaking about the Olympic dream, the
 
   
Syrian athletes’ achievements and stories of success continue to make all Syrians proud of their nation
 
 Ortas.gov.sy     2017-12-15 kl. 16:17     250 words
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Syrian athletes’ achievements and stories of success continue to sow the seeds of hope inside everyone in the country and make all Syrians proud of their nation.

He pointed out that his last participation was in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Paralympic Games where he gained the fifth place in shot put competition.

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Pyeongchang Olympic Village construction completed on Friday and prepares to welcome athletes
 
 Arirang     2017-12-15 kl. 16:04     364 words
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As one of the last venues to be completed for the upcoming Winter Games, the Pyeongchang Olympic Village was unveiled to the press on Friday.

And for the Paralympics athletes, we will add more facilities like wheelchair ramps to support them."... "With the construction of the Olympic venues now technically completed, we will now focus on promotion, ticket sales and improving services to host a successful Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
Media Advisory - Air Canada to Host Team Canada Celebration and Make a Special Announcement
 
 Canada NewsWire     2017-12-15 kl. 16:02     445 words
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TORONTO, Dec. 15, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada will host a Team Canada Celebration on Monday, December 18, 2017 in anticipation of the upcoming PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Air Canada will host a Team Canada Celebration on Monday, December 18, 2017 in anticipation of the upcoming PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.Air Canada will make a special announcement at that time.... Following the photo opportunity with an Air Canada Dreamliner, Canadian Olympic and Paralympic athletes and others will be available for interviews along with executives from Air Canada, the Canadian Olympic Committee and the Canadian Paralympic...

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Beijing 2022 unveils games emblems and signs PyeongChang co-operation deal
 
 Sportcal     2017-12-15 kl. 15:56     385 words
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Beijing 2022, the organising committee for the winter Olympic Games in that year, today unveiled the emblem for the games, which it said is inspired by the Chinese character for winter.

The presentation of the words ‘Beijing 2022’, a nod to the art of Chinese calligraphy and paper-cutting, adds to the harmony of the entire emblem.” Beijing 2022 also unveiled the emblem for the winter Paralympic games which it said was

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Official emblems for Beijing 2022 Winter Games unveiled
 
 Business Standard India     2017-12-15 kl. 15:54     552 words
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The emblems of the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, respectively named "Winter Dream" and "Flight," were unveiled here on Friday.

The emblems of the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, respectively named "Winter Dream" and "Flight," were unveiled here on Friday.The emblem launching ceremony was held at the National Aquatic Center, dubbed the "Water Cube" which

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Things you really shouldn’t say to someone with a disability
 
 W24.co.za     2017-12-15 kl. 15:22     1255 words
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We've all probably made at least one gaffe in the past... Disclaimer: I’m writing this from a singular perspective and don’t pretend to know how every other disabled person experiences this so I don’t claim to speak on every disabled person’s behalf.

And let’s not forget our own Paralympics gold medallist, Natalie du Toit.Call me a raging mess but don’t call me an inspiration I’m not your Lifetime story and I certainly don’t want a cookie because I’m taking on the mantle of dealing
 
   
We are in the middle of vital and seismic changes for our industry and behaviour in advertising is paramount, writes the Advertising Association's chief executive.
 
 Marketing Magazine     2017-12-15 kl. 15:20     468 words
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Credos, advertising's think-tank, has shown that for every £1 spent on advertising, the economy benefits by £6 as a whole. Our latest results saw a record first half of the year as UK advertising expenditure grew 3.7% to £10.8bn, the largest H1 total since monitoring began in 1982.

I was reminded of this point by five-times Olympic Gold medal winning Paralympian Hannah Cockroft.... She spoke brilliantly at our Parliamentary Reception in late November about howChannel 4's "We're the superhumans" advertising campaign has helped change perceptions of the Paralympics...

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Journey to South Korea for Finding Peace of Mind: New Year's Templestay
 
 PR Newswire     2017-12-15 kl. 15:07     397 words
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SEOUL, South Korea and NEW YORK , Dec. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- "If you'd like to know who you are, you have to look thoroughly into your mind and what's around you.

The temples such as Baekdamsa, Bohyunsa, Samhwasa, Sinheungsa (Sokcho), and Woljeongsa in Gangwon-do Province, in which the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics will be held, will host programs for watching the first sunrise of 2018 at

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‘Aida’s Secrets’ reveals fascinating family history
 
 San Francisco Examiner     2017-12-15 kl. 15:02     503 words
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History, genealogy and one family’s tangle of lies mix fascinatingly well in “Aida’s Secrets” — a documentary in which two brothers, separated as

Izak travels to Winnipeg to meet Shep, who is blind and a former Paralympic athlete.
 
   
U.S. Looks Ahead After World Sled Challenge Win
 
 USA Hockey     2017-12-15 kl. 14:54     229 words
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The 2017 World Sled Hockey Challenge saw Declan Farmer (Tampa, Fla.) lead all skaters in points for the fourth-straight time, as his 13 points (six goals, seven assists), edged teammate Brody Roybal (Northlake, Ill.

but we are determined to get the job done.” While Farmer and Roybal made contributions on the scoresheet, as did Team USA’s goaltenders in two-time Paralympic gold medalist Steve Cash (Overland, Mo.) and 2014 Paralympic gold medalist, Jen Lee
 
   
Designer explains how Beijing 2022 emblems were made
 
 Namibia Press Agency     2017-12-15 kl. 14:49     87 words
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Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. BEIJING, Dec.

Named "Winter Dream" and "Flying High," the emblems of the 2022 Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games have again left a Chinese mark in the history of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, following Beijing 2008 and Nanjing 2014.

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Massive Euro jackpot up for grabs tonight
 
 Loughborough Echo     2017-12-15 kl. 14:49     466 words
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Fancy being £100m richer in time for Christmas? 10:12, 15 DEC 2017

This supports projects big and small across the country, including funding everything from local community projects to the nation's amazing Olympic and Paralympic athletes.” Currently the biggest lottery win in the UK is Colin and Chris Weir from
 
   
Malaysian athletes win 5 gold medals at Asian Youth Para Games
 
 Malaysian Insight     2017-12-15 kl. 14:43     317 words
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A view of Dubai's skyline. The city hosted the Asian Youth Para Games from Sunday to yesterday. – EPA pic, December 15, 2017.

Malaysian chef de mission Siti Zaharah Abdul Khalid attributed the athletes' success to the cooperation between them, coaches, the Malaysian Paralympic Council, the National Sports Council and the National Sports Institute. “The contingent faced
 
   
(SP)CHINA-BEIJING-2022 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES EMBLEM-LAUNCH (CN)
 
 Nate.com     2017-12-15 kl. 14:35     55 words
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(171215) -- BEIJING, Dec. 15, 2017 (Xinhua) -- The emblem (L) of Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games and emblem of Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games

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Ceremony held to mark completion of Pyeongchang 2018 Athletes' Villages
 
 Inside The Games     2017-12-15 kl. 14:16     709 words
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Daniel Etchells Friday, 15 December 2017 A special ceremony took place today to recognise the completion of construction on the Athletes' Villages for the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Analysis / Labor shortage concerns firms
 
 The Japan News     2017-12-15 kl. 14:12     140 words
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By Kentaro Kuroki / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer The Bank of Japan’s Tankan survey for December revealed that improvement in business sentiment spread from large enterprises to small- and medium-sized enterprises.

Ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, performance in the construction industry is also conspicuously strong.
 
   
WSP set to develop plans aimed to encourage walking and cycling in England
 
 Wsp.com     2017-12-15 kl. 13:54     587 words
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The professional services and civil engineering consultants will be providing technical support, across a two-year period, to an initial 35 Local Authorities across England through a Department for Transport funded support framework.

WSP has been involved in many high profile UK projects including the Shard, Crossrail, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Manchester Metrolink, M1 Smart Motorway, the re-development of London Bridge Station, and the London Olympic & Paralympic...
 
   
Hunter-Spivey secures first individual gold at US Open
 
 British Paralympic Association     2017-12-15 kl. 13:34     377 words
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2 hours ago Christmas came early for Jack Hunter-Spivey as he secured his first individual gold medal at the US Open to end 2017 on a high.

2 hours ago Christmas came early for Jack Hunter-Spivey as he secured his first individual gold medal at the US Open to end 2017 on a high.The 22-year-old – who made his Paralympic debut at Rio 2016 – defeated the reigning world champion and
 
   
BEF Medal of Honour recipients recognised at Olympia
 
 The Gaitpost.com     2017-12-15 kl. 13:28     233 words
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  Presented by the BEF Interim Chair, Ed Warner, the ceremony took place in the main arena and recognised those who have made an outstanding contribution equestrian sport. The recipients join a cohort of 306 medal holders dating back to February 1949.

The fourth team member, Sophie Wells MBE, received a Medal of Honour in 2010.  Peter Whitehead  is awarded for his medical support across the equestrian disciplines and to the British teams at the Olympic, Paralympic, World and European
 
   
Would you try a Vegemite icy pole? Kurt Fearnley says no
 
 Bathurst Western Advocate     2017-12-15 kl. 13:23     124 words
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FIRST there was Vegemite Dairy Milk chocolate – now Vegemite icy poles are the new taste abomination testing the tastebuds of Australians.

Opinions on social media have been divided but Paralympics champion, former Bathurst uni student and all-round voice of reason Kurt Fearnley has no doubts.
 
   
30 celebrities who came out in 2017
 
 Gay Star News     2017-12-15 kl. 13:11     2684 words
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These celebrities came out in 2017 and we’re so happy they’re now living their truths. Studies time and time again report how important being out and proud is.

16.  Theresa Goh, Paralympian Facebook Theresa Goh (Image:... Facebook) Paralympic medallist Theresa Goh  came out as gay  in June this year.
 
   
Paralympic legend to address conference
 
 Birmingham Chamber of Commerce     2017-12-15 kl. 13:09     556 words
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British Paralympian Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson and TV presenter Ashley John-Baptiste will inspire hundreds of school staff next month at the Arthur Terry Learning Partnership’s inaugural conference.

Paralympic legend to address conference.... British Paralympian Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson and TV presenter Ashley John-Baptiste will inspire hundreds of school staff next month at the Arthur Terry Learning Partnership’s inaugural conference.The...
 
   
Remotely monitored driverless cars tested on public roads in Japan
 
 The Japan News     2017-12-15 kl. 13:05     257 words
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Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Tests of driverless cars under a remotely monitored system were conducted on public roads in Tokyo and a town in Aichi Prefecture on Thursday.

Olympic and Paralympic Games, the metropolitan government is supporting companies that aim to put autonomous driving into practical use.
 
   
Tankan sentiment up for 5th straight qtr
 
 The Japan News     2017-12-15 kl. 13:05     353 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun Business sentiment among large manufacturers rose for five consecutive quarters, according to the Bank of Japan’s Tankan quarterly survey for December released on Friday.

The DI for the construction and real estate industries maintained high levels at plus 45 for construction and plus 34 for real estate due to strong demand for construction ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Top 50 Moments of 2017: No. 17 China win women’s World Team Cup
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2017-12-15 kl. 13:03     317 words
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Dominant Dutch team lose surprising final to eighth seed China China caused one of the biggest upsets in wheelchair tennis history to win the

17 in the International Paralympic Committee´s (IPC) Top 50 Moments of 2017.
 
   
Dougal Wilson goes behind the scenes of the mischievous Channel 4 idents
 
 It's Nice That     2017-12-15 kl. 12:55     204 words
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Acclaimed director Dougal Wilson is behind some of the most loved and emotive British advertising campaigns, having directed several of John Lewis’ Christmas ads and We’re the Superhumans for Channel 4’s Paralympics coverage.

Acclaimed director Dougal Wilson is behind some of the most loved and emotive British advertising campaigns, having directed several of John Lewis’ Christmas ads and We’re the Superhumans for Channel 4’s Paralympics coverage.His latest work is
 
   
NHK WORLD to air Songs of Tokyo on New Year
 
 Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union     2017-12-15 kl. 12:54     134 words
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With Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics approaching, Japan is on many people’s minds that increased attention provides an opportunity to showcase Japanese culture.

With Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics approaching, Japan is on many people’s minds that increased attention provides an opportunity to showcase Japanese culture.Hence, we will broadcast internationally the program “SONGS OF TOKYO” featuring
 
   
Arsenal executive added to British Olympic Association board
 
 SportsPro Media     2017-12-15 kl. 12:44     188 words
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Vinai Venkatesham has joined the British Olympic Association (BOA), the National Olympic Committee (NOC) for Great Britain and Northern Ireland, as a new independent non-executive director.

of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) for 2012, is also the chief commercial officer for top-flight English soccer side Arsenal, where he leads a team of over 200 permanent staff and is responsible for the Premier League outfit’s sponsorship,