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De får pris på Skövdes idrottsgala ikväll
 
 Falköpings Tidning     2018-01-27 kl. 07:12     615 words
 
I kväll är det dags - dags för Skövdes idrottsgala i Arena Skövde lördagen den 27 januari. Här har du listan på kandidaterna, där någon utses till vinnare ikväll.

Erik Berggren, Skövde Handikappidrottsförening.... Maria Weiner, Skövde Handikappidrottsförening.... Frida Gunnarsson, Skövde Handikappidrottsförening.

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Lovisa, Oskar eller Jonathan kan få pris på Parasportgalan
 
 Sveriges Radio P4     2018-01-26 kl. 18:00     121 words
 
I helgen är det dags för Svenska Parasportgalan där paraidrottare kan få olika priser. Några som kan få pris är idrottare som har tävlat i Special Olympics.

Foto: Anneli Johansson/Sveriges Radio Oskar Gyllenbåga från Älvsby Parasport kan få pris på Parasportgalan.... Foto: parasport.nu.
 
   
"Vi vill lyfta alla fantastiska prestationer"
 
 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2018-01-26 kl. 09:19     188 words
 
P4 Stockholm snackar upp årets Parasportgalan med projektledaren David Bäckbom. "Det kommer att bli en fantastisk kväll där vi hyllar våra idrottare".

För de som inte är på plats så kommer Parasportgalan att livesändas via vår FacebooK, Parasport Sverige, med start 19:00, säger Bäckbom.... Vi ser verkligen fram emot att få samla alla som brinner för parasport på ett och samma ställe, det kommer bli en...
 
   
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Dozens of motorists are trapped in their cars in 4ft deluge after a water pipe bursts in London street - as police stop residents returning home over fears they may be ELECTROCUTED if they step in the water
 
 Mail On Sunday     2018-01-27 kl. 08:37     936 words
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Dozens of people were trapped in cars after a water pipe burst in Hammersmith

Paralympic snowboarder who was 'gang raped' accuses...
 
   
Dylan Alcott wins a fourth-straight wheelchair title
 
 Melbourne Age     2018-01-27 kl. 08:35     597 words
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If you didn't know about the Dylan Alcott story before this Australian Open, you probably do now.

If you didn't know about the Dylan Alcott story before this Australian Open, you probably do now.Already in high demand as an inspirational speaker – on top of a weekend hosting gig on youth radio station Triple J – the accomplished Paralympian

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Chloe Green scores Open Water double for Perth City
 
 ZwemZa     2018-01-27 kl. 08:33     1041 words
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Tags Chloe Green scores Open Water double for Perth City by ZwemZa on January 27th, 2018 Chloe Green (Ausswim) West Australian swim star

Paralympic golden boy Brenden Hall from Lawnton continued his love affair with the ocean when the 24-year-old Caloundra lifesaver won the 5km Multi-Class in 58:28 while Yeronga Park’s Jacquie Davison-McGovern won the 14-years girls in 1:03:16.90
 
   
Australian Open 2018: Dylan Alcott wins a fourth-straight wheelchair title
 
 WA Today     2018-01-27 kl. 08:27     597 words
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If you didn't know about the Dylan Alcott story before this Australian Open, you probably do now.

If you didn't know about the Dylan Alcott story before this Australian Open, you probably do now.Already in high demand as an inspirational speaker – on top of a weekend hosting gig on youth radio station Triple J – the accomplished Paralympian

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Dylan Alcott Just Won His Fourth Straight Quad Wheelchair Si...
 
 Mix 94.5     2018-01-27 kl. 08:15     163 words
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Dylan Alcott has continued his great summer by winning his fourth consecutive Quad Wheelchair Singles event at the Australian Open. Alcott defeated American David Wagner 7-6, 6-1.

Alcott also won two gold medals at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in the Men’s Quad Singles and Doubles events.... He also won a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Paralympics and a silver in London in 2012 in Men’s Wheelchair Basketball.
 
   
Alcott claims fourth-straight Open crown
 
 Special Broadcasting Service     2018-01-27 kl. 07:22     303 words
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Dylan Alcott has claimed a fourth-straight Australian Open crown, defeating top-seeded American David Wagner in the quad wheelchair singles final.

The five-time Paralympic gold medallist's semi-final with rival and great mate Heath Davidson was played on Friday night on Melbourne Park's centre court, beamed to an audience of hundreds of thousands on the Seven Network.

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V? ??p c?a các n? sinh viên Nga, ngày ?y… bây gi?
 
 VOVNews     2018-01-27 kl. 06:59     326 words
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Ngày 25/1 là Ngày l? thánh Tatiana hay Ngày h?i truy?n th?ng c?a sinh viên ? Nga. ?nh m?t b?a ti?c c?a sinh viên Nga n?m 1965. Ngày 25/1/ 1755, N? Hoàng Elizaveta ?ã ký s?c l?nh “V? vi?c thành l?p tr??ng ??i h?c t?ng h?p Moscow”.

Svetlana Nikiforova, sinh viên tr??ng ??i h?c Kinh t?, Nhân ??o Moscow, ??ng th?i là thành viên trong ??i b?i l?i Paralympic c?a Nga.
 
   
Total cost of 2020 Tokyo Games rises to approx. 2.16 trillion yen
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2018-01-27 kl. 06:52     468 words
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Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike discusses the Tokyo Metropolitan Government's fiscal 2018 budget draft at a press conference in Tokyo's Shinjuku Ward, on Jan. 26, 2018. (Mainichi) The Tokyo Metropolitan Government said on Jan.

26, 2018. (Mainichi) The Tokyo Metropolitan Government said on Jan.26 that it will allocate an extra 810 billion yen (about $7.5 billion) to cover "related expenses" for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics -- bringing total costs to about 2.16...
 
   
Team Visa Athletes Launch Global Film for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018: “Resetting Finish Lines”
 
 Q8DailyNews     2018-01-27 kl. 06:47     841 words
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January 26, 2018 Team Visa athletes give their followers a first look at their journey to PyeongChang 2018 and how Visa’s innovative payment

Over the past week, all 54 members of the Team Visa roster, including Olympic and Paralympic athletes, hopefuls, and legends representing twenty-one (21) countries and fifteen (15) sports, premiered the full-length spot ahead of its traditional

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Defense chiefs of S.Korea, US vow strong deterrence to denuclearize NK
 
 Korea Herald     2018-01-27 kl. 06:36     487 words
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The top defense officials of South Korea and the United States have agreed to further build the countries' joint deterrence against North Korea as part of efforts to denuclearize the communist state, Seoul's defense ministry said Saturday.

9-25 and the PyeongChang Paralympic Games, slated for March 9-18.

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Hines elated with awards after Para-Champs disappointment
 
 Jamaica Gleaner     2018-01-27 kl. 05:51     383 words
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Despite the disappointment of missing the World Para-Taekwondo Championships in London last October, Shauna Kay Hines had a lot to smile about

Hines, who only took up taekwondo last January and won a silver medal at a world event just weeks later, was voted as the Paralympic Athlete of the Year and the Taekwondo Athlete of the Year, and the Dunkirk resident was elated with the
 
   
Anger as Channel 7 broadcast ad breaks over Roger Federer tennis semi-final while Aussie wheelchair star Dylan Alcott's bid for fourth title is snubbed for a repeat of Bewitched
 
 Celebrity Rave     2018-01-27 kl. 05:23     869 words
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Fans miss entire games in Roger Federer 's semi-final as ad breaks cut over action Channel 7 slammed by viewers for 'poor show' as Australian Open

The broadcaster, which hosts the Paralympic Winter Games in March, has been slammed by fans for its decision after promoting Alcott throughout the summer.

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Curling News: Founders Cup Winner Is Unknown Until Measurement On Last Stone
 
 Falmouth Enterprise     2018-01-27 kl. 05:02     1039 words
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“It ain’t over till it’s over” is an old saying attributed to that well-known philosopher Yogi Berra , the late, great Yankees Hall of Fame catcher who verbalized the truism in July during the 1973 major league baseball season.

With the Olympics and Paralympics just around the corner, the Cape Cod Curling Club is offering myriad opportunities during February for the curling curious to see what all the fuss is about.
 
   
Auckland, New zealand, meets Flagstaff, Arizona
 
 The Lumberjack     2018-01-27 kl. 05:01     687 words
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When she was just 6 months old, NAU swimmer Monique King was introduced to the water through swimming lessons.

King made her first appearance in Flagstaff in 2015, with the Paralympic team from New Zealand. “As soon as I came here, I fell in love with Flagstaff,” said King. “It’s such a pretty place, I really enjoy the atmosphere.” During her
 
   
Illayaraja bagged Padma Award on Republic Day Celebrations
 
 Apherald.com     2018-01-27 kl. 04:43     187 words
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Sources have stated that music director Isaignani Illayaraja was awarded the Padma Vibhushan award at the Republic Day celebrations on Friday by the President of India.

Meanwhile the list of recipients also includes Paralympics gold medalist Murlikant Petkar and monk physician Yeshi Dhoden.
 
   
Remsen's Hamlin featured in Olympic trading card set
 
 Times Telegram     2018-01-27 kl. 04:34     242 words
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Did you know that Remsen's Erin Hamlin is the most decorated woman in Team USA Luge history? That's just one of the fun facts Topps Company Inc.

That's just one of the fun facts Topps Company Inc. has included on the back of one of nine different Erin Hamlin trading cards included in the 2018 US Winter Olympics and Paralympic Team Hopefuls set that was released by Topps on Friday.

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Wheelchair tennis player shares inspiring message
 
 MSN News US     2018-01-27 kl. 03:52     157 words
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© EPA-EFE epa06475298 Dylan Alcott of Australia in action against Heath Davidson of the United States in round three of the mens quad singles during day twelve of the Australian Open tennis tournament, in Melbourne, 26 January 2018.

He's a three-time Paralympic gold medalist - for basketball in Beijing in 2008 and in tennis singles and doubles in Rio in 2016 - and now he's defending his Australian Open quad singles title.
 
   
Lai Mohammed disappoints artists, 2 years after illegal demolition of Lagos Artists’ Village
 
 News Express Nigeria     2018-01-27 kl. 03:38     960 words
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By Artists’ Village Network on 27/01/2018 Share on Tweet Views: 35 •Destroyed artworks during the demolition of Artists Village at the

Team Nigeria rocks Rio 2016 Paralympic Games; grabs...
 
   
Ain’t no stopping K-town Clan
 
 Malay Mail     2018-01-27 kl. 02:17     859 words
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'Crunk Cowboys and the Moonshine Music' is expected to be released next week.

It includes two singles that surfaced from the band in 2016, #KawKaw and Local Legend, released around Malaysia Day, in-part dedicated to Paralympic gold medalist Ridzuan Puzi.
 
   
UK, Vietnam partner to prepare for first UN Peacekeeping operations
 
 WBNews.info     2018-01-27 kl. 02:03     784 words
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As part of the UK – Vietnam Strategic Partnership, UK military and civilian experts have partnered to prepare Vietnamese military personnel to undertake their first UN peacekeeping assignment, which is planned to be in Sudan later this year.

With one year to go until the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the British Embassy in Hanoi and Hoang Vinh Giang, secretary general of the Vietnam Olympic Committee, have discussed preparations for the games and further sporting cooperation
 
   
Team Nigeria will do better at Commonwealth Games than at Glasgow – Oreweme – Vanguard
 
 Nigeria Today.ng     2018-01-27 kl. 01:25     284 words
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Vanguard Abuja – Tayo Oreweme, Director of Federations and Elite Athletes Department (FEAD) at the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development, says Team Nigeria will surpass all expectations at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Paralympic … Our next superfish and why the Games are so specialGold Coast Bulletin.
 
   
Steamboat athletes head to South Korea for 2018 Winter Paralympic Games
 
 Steamboat Pilot & Today     2018-01-27 kl. 01:23     897 words
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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — With a little more than a month left before the start of the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games, two Steamboat Springs athletes are busy preparing for a trip to Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Steamboat athletes head to South Korea for 2018 Winter Paralympic Games.... STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — With a little more than a month left before the start of the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games, two Steamboat Springs athletes are busy preparing for a trip to...
 
   
Spring 2018 Children's Announcements: Publishers G-M
 
 PublishersWeekly.com     2018-01-27 kl. 01:19     12118 words
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Gecko Bim Bam Boom by Frederic Stehr (Feb. 1, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-77657-136-9). Toddlers use pots, pans, and spoons to make music. Ages 1–5.

Ages 10–12. Unsinkable: From Russian Orphan to Paralympic Swimming World Champion by Jessica Long (June 5, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-328-70725-3) is a photographic memoir by this Paralympic swimmer.
 
   
$60M Olympic stadium to be repurposed after four uses
 
 CBS Sports     2018-01-27 kl. 00:54     494 words
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South Korea plans to cut its losses after the Olympics and completely change its $60 million stadium A view of the construction on South Korea's new Olympic stadium. USATSI International events are amazing for the cities hosting them -- until they're over.

The Olympic stadium will have four uses -- the opening and closing ceremonies for the Winter Olympics and Paralympics -- before being completely renovated.... The stadium will be changed to a 5,000-10,000 seat capacity, along with an exhibition center and a history museum for the 2018 Games, according to the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic...
 
   
Freestyling through life: Jeremy Bloom finds success after Olympic heartbreaks
 
 Coloradoan     2018-01-27 kl. 00:49     1552 words
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CLOSE The former winter Olympian also played in the NFL and has started his own business.

Ski and Snowboard Team boards and is a member of the Denver Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Exploratory Committee, which also includes NFL legend Peyton Manning.
 
   
Team Nigeria will do better at Commonwealth Games than at Glasgow – Oreweme
 
 Vanguard     2018-01-27 kl. 00:49     296 words
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Abuja – Tayo Oreweme, Director of Federations and Elite Athletes Department (FEAD) at the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development, says Team Nigeria will surpass all expectations at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Paralympic team Oreweme said on Friday in Abuja that with the level of preparations by Team Nigeria, she was sure that the team would make Nigeria proud.

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Two medals for Archibald in Manchester
 
 BBC     2018-01-27 kl. 00:19     362 words
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Olympic champion Katie Archibald won two medals on day one of the National Track Championships in Manchester. The 23-year-old - team pursuit gold medallist in Rio - won the individual pursuit before taking sprint bronze.

There was also double gold for Paralympic champions Sophie Thornhill and Helen Scott.... Blaine Hunt showed no sign of pressure as the final rider on the track to become British champion in the C1-5 flying 200m, while Jon-Allan Butterworth took victory in the C1-5 time trial - his first kilo event since the Rio 2016 Paralympics...

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Utahns, Americans and the world convenes for Winter Olympics
 
 SignpostMyWeberMedia     2018-01-27 kl. 00:09     1196 words
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The 2018 Winter Olympic Games are less than a month away, and the 23rd Winter Games will take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea from Feb. 9–25 in the Taebak Mountains.

Russia was also stripped of 51 Olympic medals from summer, winter and the Paralympics dating back to 2011.

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Special Exhibition to Commemorate the Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018: “Now, It’s PyeongChang!”
 
 Korea.net     2018-01-27 kl. 00:04     312 words
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? Title: Special Exhibition to Commemorate the Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games             PyeongChang 2018 :   “Now, It’s PyeongChang!

Special Exhibition to Commemorate the Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018: “Now, It’s PyeongChang!”. ? Title:... Special Exhibition to Commemorate the Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games             PyeongChang 2018 :
 
   
DICK'S Sporting Goods Celebrates Employee Roster Of 11 Team USA Winter Olympians
 
 WMBF     2018-01-26 kl. 23:45     552 words
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SOURCE DICK'S Sporting Goods Eleven Associates in the sporting goods retailer's Contenders employment program have qualified to represent Team USA at

Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls with flexible job scheduling and a highly competitive wage, have qualified for Team USA.... Paralympic athletes who are part of the Company's Contenders employment program are still competing to earn a spot on Team USA.

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A proud family
 
 Winnipeg Free Press     2018-01-26 kl. 23:40     251 words
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Oak Bluff curler Jamie Anseeuw is heading to the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics as the alternate for the Canadian curling team. His family members are organizing a social in honour of Jamie and fellow Team Canada curler Dennis Thiessen, of Sanford, on Sat.

A proud family. Oak Bluff curler Jamie Anseeuw is heading to the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics as the alternate for the Canadian curling team.... Oak Bluff curler Jamie Anseeuw is heading to the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics as the alternate for the...
 
   
DICK'S Sporting Goods Celebrates Employee Roster Of 11 Team USA Winter Olympians
 
 Benzinga.com     2018-01-26 kl. 23:33     891 words
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Eleven Associates in the sporting goods retailer's Contenders employment program have qualified to represent Team USA at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang PITTSBURGH, Jan.

Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls with flexible job scheduling and a highly competitive wage, have qualified for Team USA thus far.... Paralympic athletes who are part of the Company's Contenders employment program are still competing to earn a spot on...

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14 Chicago Area Athletes to Watch in the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics
 
 Make It Better     2018-01-26 kl. 23:28     1233 words
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Keep an eye out for these local athletes as they hit the slopes and the ice to compete for Olympic glory in PyeongChang this February.

14 Chicago Area Athletes to Watch in the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.... Brody Roybal , 19, will compete in his second Winter Paralympic Games following a gold medal win at the 2014 Games in Sochi when he was just 15.
 
   
Jamie Anderson Returns To Top Of X Games Podium, Marking Her 14th X Games Medal
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-01-26 kl. 23:20     345 words
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By | Jan. 26, 2018, 4:30 p.m. (ET) Jamie Anderson trains at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix on Dec. 10, 2017 in Copper Mountain, Colo.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “I’m really happy,” Anderson told ESPN. “That was crazy, definitely tapping into perseverance and rising above chaos.
 
   
'I'm An Olympic Figure Skater—Here's What I Eat In A Day'
 
 Womens Health Mag     2018-01-26 kl. 23:09     456 words
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When world-champion figure skater Ashley Wagner first moved to California six years ago, her go-to meal was a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Not exactly what first comes to mind when you think of a meal fit for an Olympic-level athlete.

Ashley is also a spokesperson for the Dick's Sporting Goods Contenders Program , which gives flexible jobs to Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls so they can support themselves while training for the Olympics.
 
   
Mattis Promises to 'Hold the Line' on North Korea
 
 VOA News     2018-01-26 kl. 22:53     473 words
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PEARL HARBOR, HAWAII —  U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the United States will continue to "hold the line and provide credible military

"The Olympics are going to end in mid-March," and the Paralympic Games follow.

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My Focus: How Keith Gabel Is Sharpening His Mind To Climb The Snowboardcross Podium In PyeongChang
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-01-26 kl. 22:41     665 words
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By | Jan. 26, 2018, 4:38 p.m. (ET) Getting to the top, and then staying there, takes more than hard work.

By | Jan. 26, 2018, 4:38 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...
 
   
Tarah Kayne And Danny O’Shea Are First U.S. Pairs Team To Win Four Continents In 12 Years
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-01-26 kl. 22:41     420 words
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By | Jan. 26, 2018, 3:38 p.m. (ET) Tarah Kayne and Danny O'Shea compete in their free skate at the 2018 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at the SAP Center on Jan. 6, 2018 in San Jose, Calif. Former U.S.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Ahead of Pyeongchang Games, UN Assembly President appeals for nations to honour ‘Olympic Truce’
 
 United Nations     2018-01-26 kl. 22:39     300 words
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– Ahead of next month’s Olympics and Paralympics in the Republic of Korea (ROK), United Nations General Assembly President Miroslav Laj?ák on Friday appealed to all UN Member States to observe the historic 'Olympic Truce' during the Games.

Ahead of Pyeongchang Games, UN Assembly President appeals for nations to honour ‘Olympic Truce’. – Ahead of next month’s Olympics and Paralympics in the Republic of Korea (ROK), United Nations General Assembly President Miroslav Laj?ák on

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Accessible bays are essential, and good for business
 
 About Access     2018-01-26 kl. 22:38     420 words
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Media reports of supermarket staff being abused while challenging customers who misuse disabled parking bays are disappointing but not particularly surprising.

Leaving aside such breath-taking ignorance in a country which won 147 medals at the Paralympics in 2016, it’s clear that people need to open their minds rather more to the needs of disabled people, including drivers and their passengers.
 
   
Kim Jong-un sends ping-pong player to ski for North Korea in Winter Paralympic Games
 
 Daily Star     2018-01-26 kl. 21:52     180 words
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KIM Jong-un is sending a ping-pong player to ski for North Korea in the Winter Paralympic Games.

Kim Jong-un sends ping-pong player to ski for North Korea in Winter Paralympic Games.... KIM Jong-un is sending a ping-pong player to ski for North Korea in the Winter Paralympic Games.Nadeem Badshah 26th January 2018 BBCADAPTING:
 
   
Josey named to U.S. Olympic team
 
 Idaho Mountain Express     2018-01-26 kl. 21:10     222 words
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Wood River Valley native Chase Josey was officially selected for the 2018 U.S. Olympic men’s snowboard halfpipe team on Tuesday.

Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation alum Josey became the 22nd SVSEF Olympian/Paralympian, and fifth snowboard athlete to make the Olympics.... There are 10 alpine skiers, four cross-country skiers, two Paralympians and one biathlete.
 
   
JUST DANCE LIVE Tour Comes to Chicago March 15-18
 
 Broadway World     2018-01-26 kl. 20:50     946 words
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Ubisoft announced today its first foray in to live entertainment experience with a pilot tour of JUST DANCE LIVE, an immersive and interactive experience, based on the #1 music video game franchise of all time.

Kim was widely praised for his work as the Artistic Director of the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, one of Britain's most prolific events on the global stage.
 
   
Paralympian, disability rights scholar to speak at South Korean conference
 
 Vanderbilt University     2018-01-26 kl. 20:25     349 words
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Anjali Forber-Pratt and Kolton (John Russell/Vanderbilt) At the invitation of the South Korean government,  Anjali Forber-Pratt, an assistant

Paralympian, disability rights scholar to speak at South Korean conference....at a conference about her work in disability rights and research related to the Paralympic movement.... The Values and Impact of the International Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
The count down is on to the BC Winter Games
 
 Salmon Arm Observer     2018-01-26 kl. 20:19     383 words
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In less than one month the best athletes from around province will descend on Kamloops for the 2018 B.C. Winter Games. The event, which celebrates sport and community, will feature 1,768 of B.C.’s best emerging high-performance talents.

So far, 14 BC Games alumni have been named to Team Canada for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Games including Kamloops’s resident Josie (Spence) Morrison who will compete in long-track speed skating.

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Olympic-Focused Apps - Samsung Has Officially Launched The 2018 Winter Olympics App (TrendHunter.com)
 
 Trend Hunter     2018-01-26 kl. 19:57     161 words
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Samsung Has Officially Launched The 2018 Winter Olympics App Samsung has officially launched the 2018 Winter Olympics App in preparation for the upcoming Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

platform for fans to gather live updates, information about each competing athlete, medal standings, and overall Olympic and Paralympic records.
 
   
Britain's vainest man's lips balloon after he injects himself with 'dodgy' cosmetic filler bought over the internet for £35
 
 Mail On Sunday     2018-01-26 kl. 19:41     1478 words
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Sam Barton has spent over £55,000 on plastic surgery to look like Joey Essex

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EXCLUSIVE: 'Disgusting' and 'lewd' men have been targeting girls at Presidents Club galas for DECADES, says Bad Girls actress who was hostess at same Dorchester Hotel event in 1990s
 
 Mail On Sunday     2018-01-26 kl. 19:39     1955 words
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Nicole Faraday was a hostess at Presidents Club in 1990s while jobbing actress

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Finding rhythms of life in sound of silence
 
 Shanghai Daily     2018-01-26 kl. 19:37     930 words
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THIRTEEN years ago at the annual Spring Festival TV Gala, hearing-impaired people performed a dance entitled “Thousand-Hand Kwan-yin” that awed audiences across China.

Festival gala. “Thousand-Hand Kwan-yin” was actually choreographed for the closing ceremony of the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens.
 
   
Light winds and high spirits conclude Bay of Islands Sailing Week
 
 Voxy.co.nz     2018-01-26 kl. 19:34     639 words
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It was a close call early this afternoon, as Race Officers made the difficult decision about whether to abandon racing on the third and final day of CRC Bay of Islands Sailing Week 2018.

Paralympian Chris Sharp continued his consistent run of second placings to secure second overall for the regatta.
 
   
EXCLUSIVE 'He was flashing the cash and acting wild!' Gary Lucy enjoys raucous night as he downs vodka, LICKS revellers' mouths and gets flirty with clubgoers in Liverpool bar
 
 Mail Online     2018-01-26 kl. 19:30     1189 words
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Ciara Farmer For Mailonline 14:13 GMT, 26 January 2018

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Make-up free Abi Titmuss is seen with her baby for the first time as she and husband Ari Welkom enjoy a stroll in Los Angeles
 
 Mail Online     2018-01-26 kl. 19:28     12052 words
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Lily Waddell For Mailonline 13:53 GMT, 26 January 2018

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Winter Olympic events you might not have seen before
 
 stuff.co.nz     2018-01-26 kl. 19:26     549 words
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People walk past in front of the mascots of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in South Korea.

People walk past in front of the mascots of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in South Korea.SATIRE:
 
   
Paralympic and Olympic Week take over France
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-01-26 kl. 19:25     299 words
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Paralympians meet schoolchildren to promote the values of the Games and teach about Para sports The second edition of the Olympic and Paralympic week will take place all over France between Saturday, January 27, and February 3.

Paralympic and Olympic Week take over France.... Paralympians meet schoolchildren to promote the values of the Games and teach about Para sports The second edition of the Olympic and Paralympic week will take place all over France between Saturday,...
 
   
Dr NO! Millennials watching classic Bond movies for the first time blast 'sexist' and 'racist' plots online - and describe Sean Connery's 007 as 'basically a rapist'
 
 Mail On Sunday     2018-01-26 kl. 19:25     1083 words
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Young viewers watching vintage James Bond for the first time left shocked

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Anne Merklinger on Canada's Olympic medal hopes, Own the Podium
 
 CBC     2018-01-26 kl. 19:05     998 words
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Canada is a much more proud, bold and confident country, in the eyes of Own the Podium CEO Anne Merklinger, since its winter athletes won 26 medals and a record 14 gold at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.

Any disputes around selection criteria can be a distraction for sports as they head into the Olympic and Paralympic Games, so we're really a resource to ask questions about guidance and support.... The sport organizations are responsible and accountable to the Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic...
 
   
Pruned guest list helps President, PM to interact well at reception
 
 Economic Times     2018-01-26 kl. 18:56     626 words
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi was seen holding friendly conversations with several guests who attended the 'At Home' Republic Day reception hosted by President Ramnath Kovind.

The guests were differently-abled UPSC topper of 2014, Ira Singhal, first Indian woman to win a medal in Paralympics, Deepa Malik, the under-19 cricket team and bravery award winners.
 
   
Neutral athletes claim four victories at Para Nordic Skiing World Cup
 
 Inside The Games     2018-01-26 kl. 18:56     326 words
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Liam Morgan Thursday, 25 January 2018 Russian athletes competing as neutrals enjoyed a successful day in the biathlon events at the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup with four victories in Oberried.

Mikhalina Lysova, also participating as a neutral athlete due to the suspension of the Russian Paralympic Committee following the doping scandal in the country, won the women's visually impaired sprint race in 19:32.1.

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Grantham conference to hear speech by Paralympian Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2018-01-26 kl. 18:54     96 words
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0 Have your say A conference to be held at Belton Woods Hotel will be addressed by Paralympian and broadcaster Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.

Grantham conference to hear speech by Paralympian Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.... 0 Have your say A conference to be held at Belton Woods Hotel will be addressed by Paralympian and broadcaster Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.The Lincolnshire Learning...
 
   
Will in-display fingerprint sensors be the next big smartphone trend?
 
 Business Mirror     2018-01-26 kl. 18:40     1832 words
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FOR the past few years, Apple and Samsung have been teasing about integrating finger-print sensors into their smartphone displays to give users that true full-screen experience.

In collaboration with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
ANOTHER VIEW: Olympics Visit Will Make Long Beach Shine
 
 Gazettes Newspaper     2018-01-26 kl. 18:24     640 words
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Long Beach has a proud Olympic history. I am so excited that Long Beach will host several sports for the 2028 Olympics and Paralympics. It will be the third time our city hosts the world’s best athletes.

I am so excited that Long Beach will host several sports for the 2028 Olympics and Paralympics.... That’s why I announced a new initiative, 8 by 28, focused on completing eight critical projects in Long Beach for the Los Angeles 2028 Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
World Should Stand for Unification of Koreas and Reject American Monkeyshines
 
 Fars News Agency     2018-01-26 kl. 17:59     833 words
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TEHRAN (FNA)- North Korea has called on "all Koreans at home and abroad to make a breakthrough for unification without foreign assistance.

The Winter Olympics and Paralympics 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 South Korea this year is a historic opportunity...
 
   
Bridgestone Celebrates Final Countdown to Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018
 
 KSWO     2018-01-26 kl. 17:55     841 words
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SOURCE Bridgestone Corporation Worldwide Olympic Partner to support staging of the Olympic Winter Games with product supply, athlete partnerships,

tires for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) vehicles within the Olympic fleet, and is supporting Team Bridgestone -- a global roster of Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls aiming to compete in PyeongChang.... This roster includes more than 50 Olympic and Paralympic...

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Marcel stamps his class in wheelchair event
 
 Dotemirates.com     2018-01-26 kl. 17:49     258 words
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Two days ago defending champion Rafael Botello Jimenez had almost thrown in the towel even before competing in the wheelchair event of the 2018 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon which took place on Friday.

His words were so true as Marcel - the nine-time world champion and double Paralympic gold medallist - not only left Jimenez way behind but he comfortably won the race in a time of 1:25:14.... The win also came as a belated birthday (January 16) gift for the 32-year-old Swiss and he was all too happy that he made the trip and also advised other paralympians...
 
   
Paralympic 'kicked off team while recovering from rape'
 
 Daily Mail     2018-01-26 kl. 17:48     40 words
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26.01.2018 13:28:02 Paralympian Cassie Cava was tipped to win a medal for snowboarding at the Pyeongchang Games this year but says she withdrew from the selection process due to a lack of support.

Paralympic 'kicked off team while recovering from rape'.... 26.01.2018 13:28:02 Paralympian Cassie Cava was tipped to win a medal for snowboarding at the Pyeongchang Games this year but says she withdrew from the selection process due to a lack of...
 
   
‘A curse or a blessing’: A 7-foot-7 basketball project is a star attraction though he barely plays
 
 Washington Post     2018-01-26 kl. 17:46     2560 words
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Robert Bobroczky was the last player to emerge from the victorious locker room, arching his neck just enough to fit under the doorway. He put a red hood over his head and made his way through the cinder-block hallways of an unfamiliar arena.

Olympic and Paralympic training facility, and the small town of Geneva, Ohio, has become a beacon for athletes. “Nobody has ever trained anyone like him,” Spire’s Brandon Strausser said of Bobroczky.

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Wheelchair tennis player shares message to kids with disabilities
 
 EveningSun.com     2018-01-26 kl. 17:39     416 words
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Australian Dylan Alcott is an incredible athlete. He's a three-time Paralympic gold medalist - for basketball in Beijing in 2008 and in tennis singles and doubles in Rio in 2016 - and now he's defending his Australian Open quad singles title.

He's a three-time Paralympic gold medalist - for basketball in Beijing in 2008 and in tennis singles and doubles in Rio in 2016 - and now he's defending his Australian Open quad singles title.Alcott advanced to the tournament's quad wheelchair

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Vote On Team USA's Best Athletes From January
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-01-26 kl. 17:29     671 words
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic Committee today announced the finalists for the Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of January, which recognize the outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes from last month.

Olympic and Paralympic athletes year-round.... Jamie Stanton, Para Nordic Skiing Upset the defending Paralympic champion to capture his first gold medal of the world cup season in Veysonnaz, Switzerland.
 
   
10 Athletes Round Out U.S. Olympic Cross-Country Skiing Team, Which Includes 3 Sets Of Siblings
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-01-26 kl. 17:29     691 words
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By | Jan. 26, 2018, 11:23 a.m. (ET) Team USA is a family affair for some of the cross-country skiers that will compete at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 in a few weeks.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Japanese Shihoro High School Implements GLOBAL.G.A.P. Certification
 
 GLOBALGAP     2018-01-26 kl. 17:08     934 words
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GLOBALG.A.P. NewsLatest news New GLOBALG.A.P.

http://www.globalgap.org/uk_en/media-events/news/articles/Japanese-Shihoro-High-School-Implements-GLOBAL.G.A.P.-Certification/ Having been recognized as the Best Practice Standard for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games 2020, the interest in
 
   
Who are The 100 on All Together Now? Meet the singers who you may recognise from Britain's Got Talent and Billy Elliot
 
 BT.com     2018-01-26 kl. 17:02     1437 words
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Find out more about the eclectic mix of judges on the BBC One show. Why have four TV talent show judges when you can have 100?

Session singer Larissa has supported Lionel Richie and Peter Andre, written music with Niall Horan and Matt Cardle, and performed at the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Burning Desire
 
 The SME Times     2018-01-26 kl. 16:55     1154 words
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:  Just as a thought sows the seed to a dream, a burning desire to achieve the goal is necessary to full fill the dreams. How do we define DESIRE 0R BURNING DESIRE?

Deepa Malik, the silver medallist at the Rio Paralympic Games, 2016, in the event of Shotput throw.
 
   
Pourrahnama Looks to Stay on Pace toward Tokyo 2020
 
 Japan Herald     2018-01-26 kl. 16:18     385 words
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TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran's Madhi Pourrahnama, who has been virtually unbeatable in the men's up to 75kg K44, looks to stay on pace toward Tokyo 2020, where the sport will make its Paralympic debut.

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran's Madhi Pourrahnama, who has been virtually unbeatable in the men's up to 75kg K44, looks to stay on pace toward Tokyo 2020, where the sport will make its Paralympic debut.The 22-year-old already has six World Championship...
 
   
eNCA | Watch this space: Ramaphosa on Zuma exit
 
 South-Africa.direct.news     2018-01-26 kl. 16:09     386 words
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[eNCA] - 26/01/2018 Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was quizzed by CNN's Christiane Amanpour about President Jacob Zuma's future.

26/01/2018. The State has filed opposing papers in the Paralympian’s latest bid to approach the ConCourt to appeal his sentence (...) -
 
   
Innovation: The Road to PyeonChang: Andrea Eskau’s New Sled
 
 Automobilsport.com     2018-01-26 kl. 15:31     121 words
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The Road to PyeonChang: Andrea Eskau’s New Sled 26.01.

Technology honed in Formula 1 and the Le Mans 24 Hours has delivered a ski sled which has helped take the performance of Andrea Eskau to new heights as she prepares for another gold medal challenge at the Paralympic Games in PyeongChang and Tokyo.
 
   
Team Kellogg's™ Athletes Will Join Team USA At Olympic And Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018
 
 Barchart     2018-01-26 kl. 15:30     169 words
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Read the latest news from top news sources, broken into a number of categories. When you click on a headline, the story is opened in a new window over the page you were viewing.

Team Kellogg's™ Athletes Will Join Team USA At Olympic And Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.
 
   
Army-Navy Wheelchair Basketball game returns to Ann Arbor Saturday
 
 ClickOnDetroit.com     2018-01-26 kl. 15:29     491 words
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ANN ARBOR - The 13th annual Army-Navy Wheelchair Basketball game returns to University of Michigan's Crisler Center this Saturday at 5 p.m. The event is free and parking is free. Doors open at 4 p.m.

Other players are veterans in the community, Eastern University alumni, Team USA Paralympic players, Team Canada Paralympic players and members of Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department.
 
   
Irish Para-swimmer Ellen Keane on respecting herself and overcoming anxieties to be a pool superstar
 
 Sky Sports     2018-01-26 kl. 15:29     987 words
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Ellen Keane is proud of her body having spent her childhood hiding her left arm "As a kid, I didn't feel different. My family didn’t treat me differently. But I went to America aged 12 and everyone was staring.

The 22-year-old Sky Sports Scholar became Ireland's youngest Paralympian in Beijing in 2008 aged 13, made three London 2012 finals, won a bronze at Rio four years later and is now preparing to light up the World Para Euro Championships on her

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Dylan Alcott pays wonderful tribute to loving family
 
 Yahoo! News Australia     2018-01-26 kl. 15:13     512 words
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Paralympic champion Dylan Alcott has paid a beautiful tribute to his family after reaching the Australian Open wheelchair quad singles final on Rod Laver Arena.

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Team Kellogg's™ Athletes Will Join Team USA At Olympic And Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018
 
 News 9     2018-01-26 kl. 15:10     414 words
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SOURCE Kellogg Company Athletes Remain Focused On What Gets Them Started As They Prepare for PyeongChang BATTLE CREEK, Mich. Experience the interactive Multichannel News Release here: https://www.multivu.

Team Kellogg's™ Athletes Will Join Team USA At Olympic And Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.... Strength from the women around her as they train and chase their goals on and off the iceMike Schultz – Paralympic SnowboardingU.S. national Paralympic snowboard championFirst-time ParalympianFeatured...

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Team Kellogg's™ Athletes Will Join Team USA At Olympic And Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018
 
 PR Newswire     2018-01-26 kl. 15:09     342 words
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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. , Jan. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Team Kellogg's™ has four new reasons to celebrate, as all of its athletes have been officially named to the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic team.

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Gangwon tries for a green Games
 
 Korea Joongang Daily     2018-01-26 kl. 15:00     342 words
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This page features articles written by middle and high school students participating in the Korea JoongAng Daily’s internship program. All articles were written under the guidance of our staff reporters.

Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games is working on a sustainable environmental plan.
 
   
5 things to do for $5 (or less) in suburbs over the next week
 
 Chicago Daily Herald     2018-01-26 kl. 14:57     432 words
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Icy competition Get a jump on one of the more popular events of the upcoming Winter Paralympics by attending the eighth annual "The Sleds Are Coming" hockey match.

Icy competition Get a jump on one of the more popular events of the upcoming Winter Paralympics...
 
   
US Army veteran uses hockey to serve his country
 
 CNN     2018-01-26 kl. 14:53     717 words
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(CNN)"Not in a million years did I ever think I'd be a hockey player," Rico Roman said. And he's not just any hockey player -- he's a gold medal winner with the US National Sled Hockey team.

"But for me, it was like, 'I got to cut off my leg, unfortunately, because it was holding me back.'" In the path of danger Before he represented the United States at the Paralympic...

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World Cup 2018: Your guide to the stadiums in Russia
 
 Yahoo! Sports UK and Ireland     2018-01-26 kl. 14:20     1662 words
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Russia's footballing infrastructure has undergone a massive transformation ahead of the 2018 World Cup, with the country now littered with modern stadiums built or refurbished for the upcoming tournament.

Knockout games: Round of 16. City: Sochi Capacity: 47,659 Status: Complete. The Fisht Olympic Stadium is one of Russia's most interesting projects for the World Cup - it was originally built for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2014 but was an...
 
   
USA Triathlon Board of Directors elects 2018 officers
 
 Triathlonbusiness.com     2018-01-26 kl. 14:12     729 words
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The USA Triathlon Board of Directors elected four of its members to officer seats at its first meeting of 2018, held this week in Tempe, Arizona, prior to the Triathlon Business International (TBI) Annual Conference .

Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
ORR calls for an even safer railway
 
 Office of Rail Regulation     2018-01-26 kl. 14:06     664 words
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Latest safety data shows Britain's railways remain among the safest in Europe, but the rail regulator has warned the rail industry against complacency

The successful delivery of a safe 2012 Olympics and Paralympics as a result of industry co-ordination, during which a record-breaking number of passengers were carried.
 
   
Para-sports: First-ever cash awards for youth para-athletes at AYPG awards ceremony
 
 Straits Times     2018-01-26 kl. 13:50     447 words
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SINGAPORE - Team Singapore's Asia Youth Para Games (AYPG) medallists were rewarded for their achievements at the Athletes Achievement Awards ceremony

"It's always been a struggle for us (to secure funding) so this is a good sign that people are recognising and valuing our athletes' performances," said Singapore National Paralympic Council chairman Kevin Wong.

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Managua 2018: Power performance from hosts
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-01-26 kl. 13:33     228 words
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Nicaraguan powerlifters claim double gold at Para Central American Games Toronto 2015 Parapan American bronze medallist Fernando Acevedo and Enoc

Ortiz’s teammate and Rio 2016 Paralympian Herbert Aceituno cleared the bar at 167kg to seal gold in the men’s 65kg.
 
   
MERCEDES-BENZ SPORTS SPONSORSHIP : Mercedes-Benz Is Partner of Wheelchair Basketball World Championship
 
 4 Traders     2018-01-26 kl. 13:31     746 words
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STUTTGART, Germany, Jan. 25 -- Daimler issued the following news release: Mercedes-Benz is the official partner of the Wheelchair Basketball World Championship, which is taking place from 16 to 26 August 2018 at Hamburg's Inselpark.

The women are entering the tournament as runners-up from the Paralympics of 2016 and the men with an outstanding third place in the an Championship last year, so with plenty of confidence.... After the Paralympics, the WBWC is the second biggest event...

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Team USA Needs More Than Coaching And Training. They Need A Team Mom, Too
 
 Colorado Public Radio     2018-01-26 kl. 13:30     769 words
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Sherry Von Riesen at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs on December 18, 2017. (Nathaniel Minor/CPR) Sherry Von Riesen’s job with the U.S. Olympic Committee means her life didn’t change much after her kids left home.

hundreds of aspiring Olympians and Paralympians who come through the Colorado Springs training center.

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Dylan Alcott's beautiful tribute to his family
 
 Yahoo! 7 Sport     2018-01-26 kl. 13:10     11 words
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The Paralympic champion spoke words of gold on Rod Laver Arena.

The Paralympic champion spoke words of gold on Rod Laver Arena.
 
   
Court rulings provide further guidance on proportionality and fundamental dishonesty
 
 Ashfords     2018-01-26 kl. 13:09     751 words
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Friday, 26th January 2018 We look at two recent costs decisions in two areas that have been subject to much controversy since the recent rule changes.

London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (in liquidation) -v-
 
   
Meet Rajagopalan Vasudevan, The Padma Shri Aw...
 
 Dotemirates.com     2018-01-26 kl. 13:07     313 words
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Innovation is the key to a great future and that can be validated by the world we are living in today. If people hadn't thought, innovated and dedicated hours into thinking why is it what it was, then probably we would have been living in a dejected place.

After 45 Years, India's First Paralympic Gold Medallist Is Finally Getting 'Official' Recognition With A Padma Shri. wikipedia.
 
   
A rocky road from inception to launch
 
 Korea.net     2018-01-26 kl. 12:58     938 words
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The Olympic torch relay for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games goes past Seoul's Gwanghwamun Square on Jan. 13.

The Olympic torch relay for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games goes past Seoul's Gwanghwamun Square on Jan.
 
   
IOC clears 169 Russian athletes to compete at PyeongChang
 
 SportsPro Media     2018-01-26 kl. 12:54     278 words
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Suspended country’s clean athletes will take part in February’s Games under neutral flag. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved a total of 169 Russian athletes to compete at next month’s PyeongChang Winter Olympics under a neutral flag.

The Winter Paralympics will quickly follow the Olympics, and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is set to make a decision about Russia’s participation at the event this weekend.

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8 Things To Do This Weekend: Sun Wine & Food Fest, Yeti Day and Gong Show
 
 WTNH.com     2018-01-26 kl. 12:53     249 words
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Looking for weekend fun?  We have 8 ideas for you! Bikers Against Animal Cruelty will be holding it’s annual bowling fundraiser on Saturday night at the Wallingford Bowl.

Bionic Me premieres this weekend at the Connecticut Science Center in Hartford.  The hands-on exhibit allows visitors to control a computer with the mind and race against a Paralympian.
 
   
WINTER OLYMPICS 2018 - ATHLETES VILLAGES READY TO GREET PARTICIPANTS
 
 The European Olympic Committees     2018-01-26 kl. 12:52     241 words
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With the PyeongChang Winter Olympics just around the corner, organizers said today the two athletes’ villages are ready to greet participants, with visitors expected to start moving in this week. While official welcoming ceremonies will start on Feb.

While official welcoming ceremonies will start on Feb.1, advance teams from different countries will move to the villages starting Friday, the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games said.

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Sex abuse scandal is far from over at Michigan State, USA Gymanstics
 
 Capital Times     2018-01-26 kl. 12:49     1475 words
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LANSING, Mich. — Sports doctor Larry Nassar is on his way to prison for the rest of his life for molesting scores of young female athletes, but the

changes." The U.S. Olympians and Paralympians Association released its own letter to athletes that praised survivors for coming forward.
 
   
Neutegem Takes Over Reigns of Own the Podium's Sport Science, Medicine and Innovation Program
 
 The Sports Campus     2018-01-26 kl. 12:24     568 words
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< Prev   Next > Dr. Andy Van Neutegem, will look to play a critical role in driving more podium performances for Canadian athletes while taking over as Own the Podium’s new director of sport science, medicine and innovation.

Dr. Kolb will be retiring after the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. “Jon’s leadership set a strong foundation that has made it possible for Canadian athletes to remain competitive against the world’s best and helped Canada achieve