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Är Stockholms Stad viktig för en framgångsrik svensk Vinter-OS ansökan?
 
 Sport & Affärer     2018-01-24 kl. 17:59     1218 words
 
I april förra året meddelade (s) politikerna i Stockholms Stad att de avbryter arbetet med den Svenska Olympiska Kommittén(SOK) om en svensk Vinter OS-ansökan för 2026.

Direkt efter beslutet bestämde sig styrelsen för SOK att ändå fortsätta ansökningsprocessen mot ett svenskt OS och Paralympics 2026 - med eller utan Stockholms Stad.
 
   
Emil Andersson nominerad till stort pris i Parasportgalan
 
 Bblat     2018-01-24 kl. 17:41     116 words
 
Örebroaren Emil Andersson och Linus Karlsson är nominerade i kategori "Årets lag" vid Parasportgalan. Emil Andersson och Linus Karlsson utgjorde en fruktad bordtennis-duo i Paralympics lagspel. Det ska nu uppmärksammas på Parasportgalan.

Emil Andersson och Linus Karlsson utgjorde en fruktad bordtennis-duo i Paralympics lagspel.... "Emil och Linus tog revansch mot tuffast möjliga finalmotstånd när det gällde som mest och tog VM-guld efter finalseger mot Ukraina, tidigare Paralympiska...

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Vestmanlands Läns Tidning (web) - Nerikes Allehanda (web)
 
   
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Seoul City to hold extended welcoming week for Winter Olympics
 
 Korea Herald     2018-01-25 kl. 08:44     183 words
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Seoul City will hold “Special Welcoming Week” for foreigners visiting Seoul for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.

extended to 52 days for the Olympics, starting from Friday and running through March 18 when the Paralympic Games are set to end.
 
   
Fujifilm at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Will Provide On-Site Technical Service & Support to All FUJINON Lens Customers: February 1 – 25, in South Korea
 
 Photoxels     2018-01-25 kl. 08:15     632 words
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Fujifilm’s fully accredited Technical Support team will provide service to all FUJINON lens customers at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 , 1 – 25 February .

and Paralympics Games and this service is being independently organized by Fujifilm.
 
   
Australia names strong team of 45 for Pyeongchang
 
 LearningAndFinance     2018-01-25 kl. 08:10     540 words
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Four years after qualifying for the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014 in women's halfpipe snowboarding only to have to withdraw due to injury, the 21-year-old from Steamboat Springs, Colorado, was one of four discretional picks named to the 2018 U.S.

The app will help fans keep a tab on the games by providing a trove of information; for example, you can get real-time updates, athlete and sports information, medal standings, and any records that have been set in the Olympic or Paralympic games.
 
   
Wheelchair champions race through the city
 
 Melbourne Age     2018-01-25 kl. 08:08     206 words
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Sydney, get ready to witness a race like no other. Wheelchair athletes will meet outside George Street's Museum of Contemporary Art at 9am today to compete in one of this year's GIO Summer Down Under Series events.

Wheelchair athletes will meet outside George Street's Museum of Contemporary Art at 9am today to compete in one of this year's GIO Summer Down Under Series events.Since 1990, the GIO Oz Day 10K Wheelchair Race has attracted Paralympians from around

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Sydney Morning Herald (web) - WA Today (web)
 
   
US military drills with South Korea to go ahead after Olympics
 
 Straits Times     2018-01-25 kl. 08:06     268 words
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SEOUL (BLOOMBERG) - The United States and South Korea will conduct joint military drills as "normal" after the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Pyeongchang end in March, Defence Ministry spokesman Choi Hyun Soo said in a briefing on Thursday (Jan 25).

SEOUL (BLOOMBERG) - The United States and South Korea will conduct joint military drills as "normal" after the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Pyeongchang end in March, Defence Ministry spokesman Choi Hyun Soo said in a briefing on Thursday (Jan...

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Bloomberg-Quint (web)
 
   
Winning: Screening and Q&A
 
 That's Melbourne     2018-01-25 kl. 08:06     151 words
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Description Meet the filmmaker and director Jacqueline Joseph when she discusses her inspiring documentary Winning, at the Australian premiere screening. This film illustrates the lives of five legendary athletes.

Dutch Paralympian Esther Vergeer....Paralympics. The documentary reveals the athletes’ dreams, challenges, and triumphs and explores why some athletes achieve greatness through candid interviews and footage of their most exciting championship moments.
 
   
'The Olympic family is among those that failed you': Team USA pens an open letter apologizing to EVERY athlete after Larry Nassar is jailed for up to 175 years
 
 Daily Mail     2018-01-25 kl. 07:59     985 words
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Mollie Cahillane For Dailymail.com 05:34 GMT, 25 January 2018

Olympians and Paralympians Association also released one Going away:... The U.S. Olympians and Paralympians Association also released a letter, telling athletes 'we hear you'.... As Olympic and Paralympic alumni, we want you to know we are a family that stands strong for the ideals of the Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Can allies’ defense chiefs find ways to capitalize on Olympic Detente?
 
 Korea Herald     2018-01-25 kl. 07:58     686 words
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Expectations are growing over the upcoming meeting between the defense chiefs of South Korea and the United States, with the allies seeking to use an Olympic detente to foster a thaw in inter-Korean relations and North Korea’s denuclearization.

The ministry’s spokesperson said the exercises would resume after the Paralympic Games end on March 18, but declined to discuss the specific timeline.
 
   
N. Korea likely to send 2 athletes to PyeongChang Winter Paralympics
 
 Enews.Shafaqna.com     2018-01-25 kl. 07:34     17 words
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ICHEON, South Korea, Jan. 25 (Yonhap) -- North Korea is expected to send two athletes to the

N. Korea likely to send 2 athletes to PyeongChang Winter Paralympics.
 
   
N. Korea likely to send 2 athletes to PyeongChang Winter Paralympics
 
 Korea Herald     2018-01-25 kl. 07:32     261 words
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North Korea is expected to send two athletes to the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games, following its decision to participate in the multi-sport event, which will be held in the South, Seoul's sports minister said Thursday.

N. Korea likely to send 2 athletes to PyeongChang Winter Paralympics.... North Korea is expected to send two athletes to the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games, following its decision to participate in the multi-sport event, which will be held...

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Korea Herald (web)
 
   
President Moon holds phone call with Uzbekistani leader
 
 Korea.net     2018-01-25 kl. 07:30     330 words
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President Moon Jae-in held a telephone conversation with Uzbekistani President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Jan. 24 to discuss measures to boost the bilateral cooperative relationship between the two countries.

24. The two leaders discussed measures to develop the bilateral relationship and talked about working closely together on the successful hosting of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.... President Moon told the Uzbekistani leader that the PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic...

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Office of the President, Republic of Korea (web)
 
   
Big names team up for sports awards
 
 Irish Independent     2018-01-25 kl. 07:29     814 words
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Ireland's 12 biggest participation events have an economic impact of €46m annually and generate 91,000 bed nights. One in five tourists take part in sports tourism in some shape or form and its value is worth between €350m and €800m to the economy.

Last year's winners include Lidl for the Women's Gaelic Football, the Paralympics, Cork Local Sport Partnership, SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon and Race Series, Aer Lingus and Allianz.
 
   
[PyeongChang 2018] Alternative apps to Google Maps for Winter Olympics
 
 Korea Herald     2018-01-25 kl. 07:19     713 words
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In most parts of the world, Google Maps is the go-to source for travelers in foreign countries, as it offers easy public transportation guidance as well as directions for driving, biking and walking.

It was created by Korea’s mobile carrier KT, in partnership with the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Games.

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Korea Herald (web)
 
   
Legendary Canberrans part of Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Relay
 
 Australian Swimming     2018-01-25 kl. 07:16     191 words
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Swimming Australia legends Petria Thomas and Lynn Fowlie were lucky enough to take paret in The Queen’s Baton Relay today in Canberra, which has already travelled to all Commonwealth countries.

The Baton then passed through the AIS Testing pool, where the Swimming Australia National Training Centre Youth Transition and Paralympic programs were training under the guidance of Tracey Menzies and Yuriy Vdovychenko.
 
   
DEEPA MALIK’S Special Message For Blind Cricket Team
 
 NewsR.in     2018-01-25 kl. 07:11     49 words
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Deepa Malik, silver medalist of Rio Paralympic, congratulated the Indian Blind Cricket team, who won the World Cup by defeating Pakistan.

Deepa Malik, silver medalist of Rio Paralympic, congratulated the Indian Blind Cricket team, who won the World Cup by defeating Pakistan.In a recently held special conversation with NNIS, Malik said that the atmosphere of sports in the country has
 
   
Wheelchair athlete gets sponsorship
 
 Zimbabwe Daily     2018-01-25 kl. 07:04     363 words
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ONE of the country’s leading wheelchair racing athletes, Wilson Nyakoko, is over the moon after well-wishers chipped in with money for him to secure a

I’m hoping that my fellow athletes will also get some help from sponsors, the corporates and the government.” Nyakoko, who won the gold medal in the 21km race last year, bemoaned lack of sponsorship for local disabled athletes, especially
 
   
Samsung Unveils Official PyeongChang Olympics App
 
 Koreabizwire     2018-01-25 kl. 06:49     234 words
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The useful mobile app named ‘Go PyeongChang’, which is available for Android and iOS, provides Olympic news and information on tickets, event schedules and stadiums to sports fans from around the world.

Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games to introduce the official app,” said Lee Yong-hee, Executive Vice President of Global Marketing at Samsung Electronics.
 
   
N. Korea planning military event on eve of Pyeongchang Games
 
 Washington Post     2018-01-25 kl. 06:43     638 words
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North Korea is preparing to stage a major event to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of its military on Feb. 8 — just one day before the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea.

The U.S. has agreed to postpone joint military exercises with the South until after the Olympics and Paralympics are over, but North Korea is now demanding they be scrapped indefinitely.

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Metro (web) - KansasCity.com (web) - Albuquerque Journal (web)
 
   
Chicago Teen Makes Basketball Wheelchair Nationals Team
 
 NBC Chicago     2018-01-25 kl. 06:26     170 words
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She was just 7 years old when she started playing on the court. Even after being diagnosed with Femoral Anteversion, which limited physical activity on her feet, Ixhelt Gonzalez said she quickly fell in love with wheelchair basketball.

Although five players won’t make the final cut, simply getting to nationals in April is a huge move into her future. “From there maybe (it’s an) opening for her to qualify in Tokyo for the 2020 Paralympic games,” said her mother, Tomasa
 
   
The stupidity of sex segregation in sport
 
 Spectator Australia     2018-01-25 kl. 06:23     927 words
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When it comes to highlighting the extremism of the latest Leftist fad, The Conversation is the gift that just keeps on giving.

arguing that “one way to move beyond problematic gender barriers is to eradicate sex segregation completely and replace it with a system similar to that used in Paralympic sport.” Yes, it’s time that those inherently sexist sports like netball
 
   
Vision-impaired teen tackles swim
 
 stuff.co.nz     2018-01-25 kl. 06:17     383 words
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Ask Jared Vilsoni what he wants to do before he goes blind and he has to think hard. "Skydiving, but everybody has that on their bucket list.

READ MORE: * Blind swimming champ plans ultra marathon * * Order of merit for paralympian swimmer.
 
   
DPRK's women ice hockey team arrives in S. Korea for joint training
 
 Xinhua News Agency     2018-01-25 kl. 06:17     282 words
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SEOUL, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) -- A women ice hockey team of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) crossed the inter-Korean land border Thursday

sides. The 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games are slated to kick off on Feb.

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Ecns.cn (web) - SINA (web)
 
   
Souvenirs selling well at Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics merchandise stores
 
 ChinaPlus.CRI.cn     2018-01-25 kl. 06:08     210 words
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Though the Beijing 2022 Olympics will only take place in four years, souvenirs are already selling well both online and in merchandise stores, thepaper.cn reported.

The Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games will be held in Beijing and neighboring Zhangjiakou from Feb.
 
   
Conquering contradictions to become a national hero
 
 Times Live South Africa     2018-01-25 kl. 06:05     382 words
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Charl du Toit returned to South Africa after the 2016 Rio Paralympics as a national hero. A crowd of people eager to show their appreciation for the man who’d brought home the double gold welcomed him at the airport.

Charl du Toit returned to South Africa after the 2016 Rio Paralympics as a national hero.... That same year he competed at the Paralympics in London, where he ran in the T37 category for athletes with a coordination impairment on one side of the body.
 
   
FIELD OF DREAMS
 
 Maitland Mercury     2018-01-25 kl. 06:05     1531 words
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FANS: The Clarke family from Tenambit Dane, 6, Miquita, Amaya, 4, and Mat. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers Maitland mayor Loretta Baker at Thursday's Newcastle Knights intra-club trial match at Maitland Sportsground.

The more than 200 fans including Maitland mayor Loretta Baker and Paralympic Swimming champion Maddi Elliott who gathered to watch the session soon sought shade as well.

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Newcastle Herald (web)
 
   
NiMet predicts dust haze, mist/fog, cloudy weather for Thursday
 
 News Express Nigeria     2018-01-25 kl. 05:59     413 words
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By Sumaila Ogbaje on 25/01/2018 Share on Tweet Views: 112 •Cloudy weather The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted

Nigeria wins second gold at 2016 Rio Paralympics...
 
   
Reselling Olympic tickets at premium punishable by up to W5m fine
 
 Korea Herald     2018-01-25 kl. 05:46     287 words
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The resale of tickets for the PyeongChang Olympics at a premium is punishable by a fine of up to 5 million won ($4,700), according to article 92 of the Special Act on Support for the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

The resale of tickets for the PyeongChang Olympics at a premium is punishable by a fine of up to 5 million won ($4,700), according to article 92 of the Special Act on Support for the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.Joongonara,

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Korea Herald (web)
 
   
Chicago 13-year-old makes U.S. women's wheelchair basketball team
 
 WLS Chicago     2018-01-25 kl. 05:41     299 words
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- An 8th grader is making Chicago Proud, becoming the youngest member of the 2018 U.S. Women's National Wheelchair Basketball Team. Ixhelt Gonzalez is now the youngest player added to the roster of 17 for the U.S. Women's Basketball Team.

Gonzalez is now competing to be selected for one of 12 spots for the August World Championships in Germany and hopefully the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
 
   
Hall of famer honoured at Open
 
 St George & Sutherland Shire Leader     2018-01-25 kl. 05:34     172 words
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Wheelchair tennis great David Hall was presented with an International Tennis Hall of Fame ring in a ceremony at the Australian Open on Monday night.

singles gold medal at the 2000 Sydney Paralympics.
 
   
Volunteers show show up Wednesday for annual Contra Costa County homeless count
 
 KTVU     2018-01-25 kl. 05:19     565 words
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A judge sentenced former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar for assaulting dozens of young gymnasts calling into question safety in sports. 2 Investigates looked into the law and efforts to encourage people to come forward at the first sign of abuse.

Olympic or Paralympic organizations.
 
   
Samsung Electronics Unveils PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition to Celebrate the Spirit of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018
 
 Gadgets Magazine     2018-01-25 kl. 04:31     550 words
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With less than a month to-go until the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

In collaboration with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG), Samsung will deliver over 4,000 devices to all Olympians as well as the
 
   
N Korean hockey players arrive in the South for joint team
 
 BBC     2018-01-25 kl. 04:21     291 words
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North Korea's women's ice hockey players have arrived in South Korea to form a joint team for the Pyeongchang Olympics. The 12 players crossed the border with an official delegation and will start training with the team from the South.

Pyongyang will also send a large delegation and cultural troupe to perform during the Games as well as a smaller delegation to the Paralympics in March.

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BBC (web) - BBC (web) - AddressPress.net (web) - MSN News US (web) - Dotemirates.com (web) - BBC (web)
 
   
See the Spot: Olympics Athletes Amplify Visa's Campaign
 
 Scribd     2018-01-25 kl. 04:15     43 words
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Who needs broadcast television when you have your own mini network of celebrity athletes?

Who needs broadcast television when you have your own mini network of celebrity athletes?Visa, an Olympics sponsor, is running a 60-second spot ahead of the Winter Games next month, and using its roster of 54 Olympic and Paralympic athletes to
 
   
How the nation celebrated Australia Day 2017 | Photos
 
 Macleay Argus     2018-01-25 kl. 03:58     626 words
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WAGGA: Luke Anderson, Alexander Yongai and Trent Anderson WAGGA: Karen Goff and Amanda Russell at the Wagga Beach Australia Day celebrations.

BLACK HEAD: Paralympian James Turner OAM.
 
   
Samsung’s official 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics app now available
 
 SlashGear     2018-01-25 kl. 03:54     247 words
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Samsung has launched The Official App of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, the South Korean company has announced.

PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, otherwise known as the POCOG.

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Neowin.net (web)
 
   
Moons approval plunges to lowest level amid controversy over N. Koreas participation in Olympics
 
 WVB     2018-01-25 kl. 03:53     374 words
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SEOUL, Jan. 25 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-ins approval rating has dipped to the lowest level since his inauguration, a poll showed Thursday, amid controversy over North Koreas participation in the PyeongChang Olympic Games.

"It is entirely due to the PyeongChang Olympic Games and Paralympic Games that the South and the North were able to sit face to face.

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Xinhua News Agency (web)
 
   
PyeongChang Torch Relay Enters Final Stretch...
 
 Around The Rings     2018-01-25 kl. 03:43     347 words
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(ATR) The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Torch Relay resumes on Thursday as it nears the host city of February’s Winter Games. The PyeongChang 2018 Torch Relay begins visiting cities in Gangwon Province. (POCOG) After a day off on Jan.

21, the home province of the Olympic and Paralympic venues in PyeongChang, Gangneung and Jeongseon.

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Around The Rings (web)
 
   
U.S. adaptive snowboarding team train in Steamboat with eye on Paralympics gold
 
 Steamboat Pilot & Today     2018-01-25 kl. 03:41     1061 words
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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Keith Gabel lost his leg in an industrial accident while drilling for oil in Utah, professional snowmobiler Mike Schulz was

U.S. adaptive snowboarding team train in Steamboat with eye on Paralympics gold.... But there is no question that they all share more than a few things in common, and at the top of. the list, is the desire to represent the U.S. at the Paralympics in...

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Steamboat Pilot & Today (web)
 
   
Ararat players attend slam
 
 The Ararat Advertiser     2018-01-25 kl. 03:13     214 words
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The Ararat Tennis Club was one of many who were selected to enjoy a day at the Australian Open tennis last week.

The Ararat Tennis Club was one of many who were selected to enjoy a day at the Australian Open tennis last week.The club were given ground passes to watch matches on outside courts as well as meet Paralympian gold medallist Dylan Alcott, thanks to
 
   
Admirals partner with WASA to promote adaptive sports opportunities
 
 On Milwaukee     2018-01-25 kl. 02:40     451 words
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Sled hockey is a sit-down version of ice hockey for players whose disability prevents them from playing the stand-up version of the sport. (PHOTO: Wisconsin Adaptive Sports Association Facebook) Published Jan. 24, 2018 at 7:32 p.m.

"We are grateful for the support of the Admirals," said Mike Uihlein, the WASA sled hockey general manager and team physician for the US Paralympic Sled Hockey team.
 
   
Atos launches three new services
 
 Oreanda     2018-01-25 kl. 02:07     780 words
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. Atos , a global leader in digital transformation, today announces three new initiatives to strengthen its global FinTech Partner program ; FinLab ,

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.
 
   
CNW Media Daybook for Thursday, January 25, 2018
 
 Canada NewsWire     2018-01-25 kl. 01:25     1004 words
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TORONTO , Jan. 24, 2018 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL THURSDAY, JANUARY 25 QUEBEC TIME: 10:00 EVENT: Press conference on

TIME: 18:00. EVENT: Minister Hehr to attend and deliver remarks at the Canadian Paralympic Foundation of Canada's ImagiNATION Campaign Launch.
 
   
Team USA Olympic gear made in El Paso
 
 KRQE     2018-01-25 kl. 01:06     182 words
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EL PASO, Texas ( KTSM ) – Two of Ralph Lauren’s pieces for the Team USA Collection for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games were made in El Paso.

EL PASO, Texas ( KTSM ) – Two of Ralph Lauren’s pieces for the Team USA Collection for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games were made in El Paso.Roicom USA manufactured the jeans and ponchos Olympics athletes will wear as
 
   
El Paso firms make jeans for Olympic team
 
 El Paso Times     2018-01-25 kl. 01:05     852 words
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CLOSE In a USA TODAY exclusive, Ralph Lauren is sharing the very first glimpses of the opening ceremony uniforms for the 2018 Olympics in Pyeonchang, South Korea.

Paralympic team that will compete in the  Paralympic Winter Games in March in PyeongChang.
 
   
Visa Launches 'Resetting Finish Lines' Campaign Ahead Of PyeongChang 2018
 
 Sports Business Daily     2018-01-25 kl. 00:29     79 words
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Ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 opening ceremony, Visa launched a campaign called "Resetting Finish Lines," which features all 54 members of the Team

Ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 opening ceremony, Visa launched a campaign called "Resetting Finish Lines," which features all 54 members of the Team. ...Visa roster, "including Olympic and Paralympic athletes, hopefuls, and legends from around the

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Sports Business Daily (web)
 
   
Stamp Of Excellence
 
 107.5 Kiss FM     2018-01-25 kl. 00:28     96 words
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Wheelchair curler Sonja Gaudet of Vernon is among the athletes featured in a new Women in Winter Sports stamp series.

introduced today. Gaudet has been a member of three gold medal winning wheelchair curling teams at the Paralympics (2006, 2010 and 2014), and was the Canadian flag bearer for the 2014 Paralympics.
 
   
37th annual Pine Island Junior Olympics
 
 PineIsland-Eagle.com     2018-01-25 kl. 00:07     398 words
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Despite a rainout and subsequent rescheduling, the attracted a good crowd of contenders Saturday.

"Unfortunately we had to reschedule because of rain but even, so I'm very excited with the kid turnout and the crowd turnout and today we have a star athlete, Shelly Gautier, para-cyclist medal winner in the Paralympic...
 
   
Media Advisory - Minister Hehr to make an announcement in Toronto
 
 Canada NewsWire     2018-01-24 kl. 23:33     241 words
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OTTAWA, Jan. 24, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, will visit community organizations that work to help meet the needs of people with disabilities and will be making a funding announcement at 10 a.m.

Minister Hehr to attend and deliver remarks at. the Canadian Paralympic Foundation of.
 
   
Great Britain judo player Holly Bentham crowned Sporting Champion of the year at Mail's annual awards
 
 Hull Daily Mail     2018-01-24 kl. 23:21     677 words
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To a list that includes Olympic gold medallist Luke Campbell and rising tennis superstar Kyle Edmund, you can now add the emerging talent of Holly Bentham.

Para swimmer Liam Spence won Disabled Athlete of the Year after becoming one of the top ranked swimmers in the country, while St Paul’s Boxing Academy were crowned Club of the Year.

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Sport Hull (web)
 
   
Colorado already said no to the Olympics, so why is the idea back?
 
 Denver Post     2018-01-24 kl. 23:21     244 words
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Clive Rose, file Colorado’s Lindsey Vonn competes in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

explore the feasibility of hosting a future Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Colorado.
 
   
The Capital keeps it fit and fun
 
 HT Syndication     2018-01-24 kl. 23:18     130 words
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The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. New Delhi, Jan. 25 -- Delhiites are known for their love for food and partying.

Paralympian Deepa Malik made her presence felt with her ready smile and motivational persona.
 
   
Who Inspires Douglasville's Olympian Bobsledder? WATCH
 
 Douglasville Patch     2018-01-24 kl. 22:45     1046 words
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Meyers Taylor married U.S. national team bobsledder Nicholas Taylor on April 24, 2014. She has two caps with the U.S. rugby 7s team, playing in tournaments in Guangzhou, China, and Amsterdam. Her post-bobsled career goal is to become the CEO of the USOC...

Starting her fifth year as an Athlete Mentor for Classroom Champions, a non-profit organization partnering Olympic and Paralympic athletes with students and teachers in underserved communities.
 
   
Gary Francis appointed targeted athlete and coach manager for SNZ
 
 Voxy.co.nz     2018-01-24 kl. 22:33     335 words
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Swimming New Zealand (SNZ) is delighted to announce the appointment of experienced and respected coach Gary Francis to its High Performance team in the new role of Targeted Athlete and Coach Manager.

Francis arrives from Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) where as a Para Swimming National Development Coach he led PNZ’s successful national development programme and worked with High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) within their High

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Hughes and Greene featured in Women in Winter Sports stamp series
 
 Kelowna Daily Courier     2018-01-24 kl. 22:29     242 words
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OTTAWA - Olympic skiing champion Nancy Greene and multisport star Clara Hughes are among the athletes featured in Canada Post's new Women in Winter Sports stamp series.

Gaudet is the world's most decorated wheelchair curler with three Paralympic gold medals and three world titles.

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CIA director: North Korea is only 'months away' from holding America at risk 22 hours ago
 
 KEPR-TV     2018-01-24 kl. 22:17     1631 words
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WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) —  North Korea is now only "a handful of months" away from being able to hold major U.S. cities at risk, CIA Director Mike Pompeo warned on Tuesday.

In a show of good faith, the South Koreans agreed to postpone joint military exercises with the United States until after the Olympic and Paralympic Games conclude in March.

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U.S. Olympic Committee announces investigation amid Larry Nassar scandal
 
 Tampa Bay Times     2018-01-24 kl. 22:14     717 words
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Saying the Olympic family had utterly failed to protect its own, the chief executive officer of the U.S.

The U.S. Olympians and Paralympians Association released its own letter to athletes that praised survivors for coming forward.

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The Olympic Truce: A Unique Chance to Step Back from the Brink of (Nuclear?) War with North Korea
 
 Common Dreams     2018-01-24 kl. 22:13     687 words
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Another war with North Korea would be disastrous. It could easily go nuclear. It should be unthinkable, and there are peaceful diplomatic alternatives.

peace. The Winter Olympics and Paralympics, to be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, offer a unique moment to promote peace on the Korean Peninsula.... 25 ) and Paralympics ( March 9 -... The coincidence of the Winter Olympic and Paralympics being held in...
 
   
My Focus: How Rico Roman Helps Keep The U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team In The Right Frame Of Mind
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-01-24 kl. 22:06     786 words
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By | Jan. 24, 2018, 3:34 p.m. (ET) Getting to the top, and then staying there, takes more than hard work.

Paralympic Sled Hockey Team In The Right Frame Of Mind.... By | Jan. 24, 2018, 3:34 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...
 
   
Past athletes ask: How can athlete dignity be preserved when Olympic institutions fail?
 
 Idaho Statesman     2018-01-24 kl. 22:06     382 words
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An open letter from the U.S. Olympians and Paralympians Association to athletes everywhere: We hear you.

Olympians and Paralympians Association to athletes everywhere:... As Olympic and Paralympic alumni, we want you to know we are a family that stands strong for the ideals of the Olympic and Paralympic movements.
 
   
Appeal to trace two wheelchairs stolen in Widnes 24th January 2018 4.31pm
 
 Cheshire Police     2018-01-24 kl. 22:05     198 words
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Officers from Cheshire Police are appealing for information from the public to help locate two wheelchairs stolen from an address in Widnes.

Officers from Cheshire Police are appealing for information from the public to help locate two wheelchairs stolen from an address in Widnes.The wheelchairs, which both belong to Paralympic athlete Jack Hunter-Spivey, are believed to have been taken
 
   
On the fringe: Ralph Lauren-designed Team USA’s fringe gloves not getting a huge hand
 
 Pittsburgh Tribune Review     2018-01-24 kl. 22:03     356 words
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This fringe isn't in. Team USA launched its uniform for the upcoming Olympics and hands-down the fringed-gloves are getting the most criticism from the fashion police.

Introducing the #TeamUSA Opening Ceremony uniforms for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, unveiled this morning on the @TODAYshow . pic.twitter.com/bYlQAaPOHf — Ralph Lauren (@RalphLauren) January 22, 2018.
 
   
Canada Post unveils Women in Winter Sports stamps
 
 YorkRegion.com     2018-01-24 kl. 22:01     246 words
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OTTAWA — Olympic skiing champion Nancy Greene and multisport star Clara Hughes are among the athletes featured in Canada Post's new Women in Winter Sports stamp series.

Gaudet is the world's most decorated wheelchair curler with three Paralympic gold medals and three world titles.

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Sport: Japan gives Samoa Olympics boost
 
 Radio New Zealand     2018-01-24 kl. 21:57     285 words
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The Japanese city of Yamagata will host Samoan delegations in the lead-up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Samoan government.

"This MOU provides the framework for a deeper relationship between Samoa and Yamagata City including through hosting Samoa's Olympic delegations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games and, cultural and sports exchanges between Samoa and
 
   
He was injured in the Yom Kippur War. 45 years later, he’s racing in his 10th marathon
 
 Miami Herald     2018-01-24 kl. 21:55     583 words
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Just because Miki Erez can’t walk doesn’t mean he can’t compete. He already knows how much he can accomplish. That’s why Erez will line up Sunday with more than 20,000 people outside AmericanAirlines Arena with one goal in mind: Finish the race.

Finish the race.Erez, a 66-year-old Palmetto Bay resident from Israel, will be one of more than 70 disabled athletes...
 
   
Honour for differently-able champ
 
 Calcutta Telegraph     2018-01-24 kl. 21:47     368 words
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Mohammad Shams Aalam Shaikh Patna: Governor Satya Pal Malik will felicitate Madhubani-based differently-able swimmer Mohammad Shams Aalam Shaikh (31) at Raj Bhavan on Republic Day.

He turned it into a new journey, and went on to become a paralympic swimming star.... "After my spinal cord injury in 2010, I had a chance to speak to paralympic swimmers Raja Ram Ghag, Satyaparaksh Tiwari and Amol Boriwale who motivated me to take up...
 
   
2016 Paralympian Scout Bassett to speak at Alma College
 
 Mount Pleasant Morning Sun     2018-01-24 kl. 21:23     274 words
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Scout Bassett, a member of the 2016 United States Paralympic Team, will speak at 8 p.m. on Thursday, February 8, in Art Smith Arena on the campus of Alma College.

2016 Paralympian Scout Bassett to speak at Alma College.... Scout Bassett, a member of the 2016 United States Paralympic Team, will speak at 8 p.m. on Thursday, February 8, in Art Smith Arena on the campus of Alma College.The event, sponsored by the Alma...
 
   
Canada Post celebrates Canadian Women in Winter Sports
 
 WTOL-TV     2018-01-24 kl. 21:20     271 words
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SOURCE Canada Post Six barrier-breaking role models honoured in special five-stamp issue CALGARY The Women in Winter Sports stamp issue

Sonja Gaudet is the world's most decorated wheelchair curler, with three Paralympic gold medals and three World Wheelchair Curling Championships.... A tireless advocate for accessibility, she is an ambassador with the Rick Hansen Foundation and the Paralympic...

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All 54 Team Visa Athletes Use Social Media to Preview the Company’s Winter Olympics Push
 
 Adweek Online     2018-01-24 kl. 21:17     57 words
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Olympic athletes chase gold, silver and bronze. But for their everyday spending needs, Visa's fantastic blue plastic sure comes in handy.

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Graz and Schladming considering mounting Austrian 2026 Winter Olympic bid
 
 Inside The Games     2018-01-24 kl. 21:14     306 words
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Nick Butler Wednesday, 24 January 2018 Graz and Schladming could mount a surprise attempt to resurrect an Austrian bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games following a failed referendum in Innsbruck last year.

Nick Butler Wednesday, 24 January 2018 Graz and Schladming could mount a surprise attempt to resurrect an Austrian bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games following a failed referendum in Innsbruck last year.The Mayors of the two ski

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Mapp to defend overall lead at Para Bobsleigh World Cup in Oberhof
 
 Inside The Games     2018-01-24 kl. 21:14     260 words
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Dan Palmer Wednesday, 24 January 2018 Britain's Corie Mapp will defend the overall lead at the penultimate leg of the Para Bobsleigh World Cup season in Oberhof.

Bobsleigh was provisionally accepted for the Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympic programme in September 2016.
 
   
US Olympic Committee announces investigation amid scandal
 
 Fresno Bee     2018-01-24 kl. 21:05     538 words
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Saying the Olympic family had utterly failed to protect its own, the chief executive officer of the U.S.

The U.S. Olympians and Paralympians Association released its own letter to athletes that praised survivors for coming forward.

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US Olympic Committee announces investigation amid scandal
 
 KansasCity.com     2018-01-24 kl. 21:03     715 words
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Former Olympian Aly Raisman confronts Larry Nassar in Circuit Judge Rosemarie Aquilina's courtroom during the fourth day of a sentencing hearing for the former sports doctor, who pled guilty to multiple counts of sexual assault, Friday, Jan.

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Udupi team wins Prajavani Quiz contest
 
 Deccan Herald     2018-01-24 kl. 21:02     338 words
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The team from Vidyodaya Public School, Udupi, emerged winners of the Prajavani Quiz Championship 2018, the finals of which were held at the Jnanajyothi auditorium on the Central College campus here on Wednesday.

The prizes were given away by paralympian swimmer Niranjan Mukundan, film director Simple Suni and Chandrashekar from Deeksha.
 
   
HCSL UK Celebrate 66th Independence Day of Sri Lanka
 
 Newslanka.net     2018-01-24 kl. 20:44     644 words
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Unity is strength In his address on Sri Lanka's Independence Day, High Commissioner to the UK, Dr Chris Nonis emphasised that the wealth of the country was in the diversity of its people of varying backgrounds, ethnicities and religions.

medal in the Paralympics last year, and the importance of looking after the differently-abled who have fought so valiantly for their countries.
 
   
Randika standing tall at the 6th
 
 Newslanka.net     2018-01-24 kl. 20:44     607 words
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For the 2nd consecutive time Randika walked tall by being the only Sri Lankan athlete at the 6th World Dwarf Games in East Lansing, Michigan United States of America from the 3rd to the 10th of August 2013.

Randika brought glory to our motherland by winning two gold medals for Sri Lanka becoming the first Sri Lankan athlete to win gold in any World Dwarf Games, Paralympics or Olympics.
 
   
GB Disability Target Shooting Team Wins Gold at Turkish World Cup
 
 Newslanka.net     2018-01-24 kl. 20:44     1654 words
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(by Deepthi Ratnayake - Sri Lanka Ex-Service Persons'Association - UK) Great Britain's shooters have won two gold medals with two new world records and a bronze at the IPC (International Paralympic Committee) Shooting World Cup under the guidance of Col.

UK) Great Britain's shooters have won two gold medals with two new world records and a bronze at the IPC (International Paralympic Committee) Shooting World Cup under the guidance of Col.(Retd.)... Sian Trew, the Great Britain (GB) team of eight shooters comprised Paralympic...
 
   
NBC Olympics Announces Record 89 Commentators for Coverage of Winter Olympics
 
 Broadway World     2018-01-24 kl. 20:39     1238 words
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Mike Tirico, who will make his debut as NBC's primetime Olympic host, leads a record 89 NBC Olympics commentators as NBC Olympics presents coverage of

Manno also worked as an anchor during the 2016 Rio and 2014 Sochi Paralympics.
 
   
'At first it was shocking, but we're used to his foot-knee now' - teen has foot reattached to replace knee joint after cancer battle
 
 Irish Independent     2018-01-24 kl. 20:39     676 words
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A teenager whose foot was amputated and reattached backwards to replace his knee joint has re-learnt to walk after battling cancer.

"He loves sport so much that he's now hoping to one day become a Paralympian and he's currently focusing on trying to run with his prosthetic."

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After Larry Nassar sentence, USOC publishes apology, calls for resignations
 
 Paradise Post     2018-01-24 kl. 20:35     322 words
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The CEO of the United States Olympic Committee published a formal and direct apology to the victims and survivors of former Michigan State and USA

Olympians and Paralympians Association to athletes everywhere” can be found here.Curtis Pashelka, Bay Area News Group.

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‘Worse than our own worst fears’: USOC apologizes to Team USA for Larry Nassar’s abuse
 
 Washington Post     2018-01-24 kl. 20:28     1662 words
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Calling the sexual abuse and assault of Team USA athletes by former USA Gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar “worse than our worst fears,” the chief

Sincerely, Scott Blackmun Chief Executive Officer United States Olympic Committee In addition, the executive committee of the United States Olympians and Paralympians Association apologized to “athletes everywhere,” saying it was appalled by the

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Felicitation meet
 
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:Sports Authority of Telangana State, Chairman, Allipuram Venkateshwar reddy felicitated handicapped sports persons, Singarapu Babu, Ragula Naresh

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Canada Post celebrates Canadian Women in Winter Sports
 
 Benzinga.com     2018-01-24 kl. 20:21     561 words
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Six barrier-breaking role models honoured in special five-stamp issue CALGARY, JAN.

Weeks before the cauldrons are lit for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in South Korea, Canada Post lifted the veil on stamps that honour some of the most accomplished athletes Canada has known.... Sonja Gaudet is the world's most decorated wheelchair curler, with three Paralympic...

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Who and what will decide next U.S. Soccer president?
 
 ESPN.com     2018-01-24 kl. 20:19     2260 words
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1:52 PM ET Soccer Close Jeff Carlisle covers MLS and the U.S. national team for ESPN FC. On Feb. 10, at the U.S. Soccer Federation's Annual General Meeting, an era will come to an end.

soccer, futsal and Paralympians.... "We want the programs, from the women on down to beach soccer, to have more resources and be more respected," said Athletes Council chair Chris Ahrens, himself a Paralympian.... "I'm not saying the beach and Paralympians...

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McKeever mines gold and silver medal at IPC World Cup in Germany
 
 Banff Crag & Canyon     2018-01-24 kl. 19:52     925 words
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Canada’s Para-Nordic athletes won a complete set of medals against a deep international field at the IPC World Cup cross-country skiing middle distance race in Obberied, Germany this past weekend.

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Here's how Team USA responded to the sentencing of former gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar
 
 The Week Magazine     2018-01-24 kl. 19:45     240 words
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Team USA has finally responded to the trial of former Team USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, which concluded Wednesday . The open letter from Team USA strives "to tell all of Nassar's victims and survivors, directly, how incredibly sorry we are.

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Why The U.S. Women’s Cross-Country Ski Team Is A Multiple Olympic Medal Threat, presented by Ultimate Software
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-01-24 kl. 19:38     1865 words
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By | Jan. 24, 2018, 12:11 p.m. (ET) (L-R) Kikkan Randall, Jessie Diggins and Sadie Bjornsen pose for a portrait with their medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships on March 5, 2017 in Lahti, Finland.

person,” said Bjornsen. “It always brings the level of our group higher when more people start doing better because they see themselves like, hey, I’m that good too.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic
 
   
Franklin Lakes' Jack Wallace Competing At 2018 Paralympics
 
 Wyckoff Patch     2018-01-24 kl. 19:37     286 words
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Jack Wallace lost part of his right leg in a boating accident in 2008. He began playing sled hockey in 2009. 0 FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ — Jack Wallace will take his love of hockey to the world's stage in March. Wallace is a player on the U.S.

Franklin Lakes' Jack Wallace Competing At 2018 Paralympics.... Wallace is a player on the U.S.National Sled Hockey Team that will compete at the 2018 Paralympics in PyeongChang, South Korea in March.

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Cycling Canada names 18 athletes to the 2018 Gold Coast Team
 
 Benzinga.com     2018-01-24 kl. 19:27     1306 words
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OTTAWA, Jan. 24, 2018 /CNW/ - Commonwealth Games Canada and Cycling Canada announced today the nine women and nine men who will represent Canada in the cycling events at the XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, on April 5-14, 2018.

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FIFA Whistleblower Launches Inside Story About FIFA World Cup Bids 2018 and 2022
 
 PR Newswire     2018-01-24 kl. 19:22     502 words
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LONDON, Jan.

All of the author's proceeds from the book will go towards the Pararoos, Australia's Paralympic football team.
 
   
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Get Set for a Glam Night Out
 
 People     2018-01-24 kl. 19:20     265 words
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Meghan Markle  is set for her first official evening affair as a royal-to-be. On Wednesday, the palace announced that Meghan and her fiancé,  Prince Harry, are scheduled to attend the Endeavor Fund Awards on February 1 at Goldsmiths’ Hall in London.

He spearheaded the creation of the Invictus Games, a Paralympic-style event for wounded veterans.

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City director: IOC likes Calgary's legacy for 2026 bid
 
 Sportsnet.ca     2018-01-24 kl. 19:16     652 words
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CALGARY — The International Olympic Committee believes Calgary’s Saddledome can host hockey and figure skating in 2026.

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IOC President: PyeongChang Olympics sends message of peace
 
 WBNews.info     2018-01-24 kl. 18:59     533 words
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The two nations, which remain technically at war as there has been no peace treaty since the Korean War came to an end in 1953, will send a powerful signal in favor of peace, Bach said.

PyeongChang Olympics and Paralympic Winter Games at PyeongChang, Jeongseon and Gangneung cities in Gangwon province.
 
   
Russian, Turkish foreign ministers agree on further steps for successful holding of Syrian national dialogue congress in Sochi (Part 2)
 
 Interfax.com     2018-01-24 kl. 18:58     371 words
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News headlines January 24, 2018 20:50 MOSCOW.

Over 70 athletes put on list of candidates for participation in Paralympics.... 20:09. 71 PARALYMPIANS CAN SEEK PARTICIPATION IN PARALYMPICS, BUT THEIR NUMBER COULD DECREASE -... RUSSIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE.... 20:01. INT'L PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE TO CONSIDER REINSTATEMENT OF RUSSIAN PARALYMPIC...
 
   
Marcel is the Bolt of wheelchair event
 
 Dotemirates.com     2018-01-24 kl. 18:49     319 words
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Defending champion Rafael Botello Jimenez considers nine-time world champion and double Paralympic gold medallist Marcel Hug as the Usain Bolt of the wheelchair event.

Defending champion Rafael Botello Jimenez considers nine-time world champion and double Paralympic gold medallist Marcel Hug as the Usain Bolt of the wheelchair event.Speaking on the sidelines of the press conference to announce the 2018 Standard
 
   
Samsung releases the official 2018 Winter Olympics app
 
 Engadget UK     2018-01-24 kl. 18:39     123 words
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If you're an Olympics nerd, then take note: Samsung has released the official app of the PyeongChang 2018 games. It's ready for download now in the App Store and Google Play Store .

The app aims to deliver a smooth Olympics experience by functioning as a one-stop shop for athlete information, rankings, medal standings, records for both the Olympics and Paralympics and real-time updates.

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South Korea ‘has very strong concerns’ the US might strike North Korea, ex-CIA Korea expert says
 
 BusinessInsider.sg     2018-01-24 kl. 18:37     440 words
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caption North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guides the launch of a Hwasong-12 missile in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on September 16, 2017.

But with the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and Paralympics going on until mid-March, it seems unlikely the US would decide to strike now.Alex Lockie, Business Insider US.

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South Korea 'has very strong concerns' the US might strike North Korea, ex-CIA Korea expert says
 
 Business Insider Australia     2018-01-24 kl. 18:29     403 words
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The former director of the CIA’s Korea division just returned from Seoul and said that officials there have “very strong concerns” about the US attacking North Korea. President Donald Trump’s administration is reportedly considering a strike.

But with the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and Paralympics going on until mid-March, it seems unlikely the US would decide to strike now.Alex Lockie.

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PyeongChang 2018: Wheelchair curling profiles – Part One
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-01-24 kl. 18:29     528 words
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A closer look at four of the 12 teams competing for Paralympic medals The 12 wheelchair curling teams competing at PyeongChang 2018 have been decided.

A closer look at four of the 12 teams competing for Paralympic medals The 12 wheelchair curling teams competing at PyeongChang 2018 have been decided.Before the competition gets underway in the Gangneung Curling Centre, from 10 March, here is a
 
   
2022 Beijing Olympics and Paralympics grace two new stamps
 
 Linns Stamp News Online     2018-01-24 kl. 18:22     233 words
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New Stamps of the World  —  By China Post already is gearing up for the next Winter Games, the 2022 Beijing Olympics and Paralympics, issuing two stamps showing the emblems just two weeks after they were revealed.

2022 Beijing Olympics and Paralympics grace two new stamps.... New Stamps of the World  —  By China Post already is gearing up for the next Winter Games, the 2022 Beijing Olympics and Paralympics, issuing two stamps showing the emblems just two weeks...
 
   
CIA director: North Korea is only 'months away' from holding America at risk 18 hours ago
 
 KTVL Channel 10     2018-01-24 kl. 18:20     1631 words
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WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) —  North Korea is now only "a handful of months" away from being able to hold major U.S. cities at risk, CIA Director Mike Pompeo warned on Tuesday.

In a show of good faith, the South Koreans agreed to postpone joint military exercises with the United States until after the Olympic and Paralympic Games conclude in March.

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