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"Ingen annan bestämmer vad jag klarar"
 
 Upsala Nya Tidning     2018-01-27 kl. 13:00     1138 words
 
Lyssna Som 17-åring tvingades hon amputera bägge benen efter en trafikolycka. Nu tävlar hon inom ridsport och kom femma på EM. Felicia Grimmenhag har grit så det räcker runt jorden och tillbaka igen. Nästa mål är Paralympics i Tokyo år 2020.

Nästa mål är Paralympics i Tokyo år 2020.Hästen följer när hon leder in honom i boxen.

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Wildcats pair play in final home tournament, set sights on Team USA
 
 Tucson.com     2018-01-28 kl. 05:06     535 words
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University of Arizona senior Shantelle Winslow was born with a neural tube defect. She wasn’t able to walk as a child, but — following surgeries — has regained some mobility.

She played for Team USA for the 2016-17 season. “I’ve always seen the Paralympians and things like that and I’ve always had the goal of getting to Team USA,” Heinzl said. “Having the university and having the resources like Jen Poist, a
 
   
Britain's snowboarding Paralympic hope Cassie Cava quits
 
 Daily Mail     2018-01-28 kl. 04:43     32 words
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27.01.2018 17:45:35 Cassie Cava, 26, claimed ParaSnow Sport Performance would not accommodate her request to train alongside female athletes ahead of the PyenongChang Paralympic Games.

Britain's snowboarding Paralympic hope Cassie Cava quits.... 27.01.2018 17:45:35 Cassie Cava, 26, claimed ParaSnow Sport Performance would not accommodate her request to train alongside female athletes ahead of the PyenongChang Paralympic Games.176666...
 
   
BARRY ROUX’S FIRST MURDER CASE IN SD
 
 Swazi Observer     2018-01-28 kl. 04:33     683 words
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By SUNDAY OBSERVER REPORTER | 2018-01-28 When South African Advocate Barry Roux represents murder accused Sipho Shongwe, it will be his first ever murder case in Swaziland.

He said Shongwe’s case can be compared to that of South African Paralympics Oscar Pistorius’s mysterious murder case.
 
   
Leggy Alicia Vikander dazzles in a plunging floral gown with risqué thigh high split at Gothenburg Film Festival
 
 Mail Online     2018-01-28 kl. 04:11     998 words
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Rebecca Lawrence For Mailonline 22:01 GMT, 27 January 2018

Britain's best female snowboarding Paralympic hope has...
 
   
The Voice: 'I have a cardboard cutout of you!' Sir Tom Jones shocked after singer Eliza, 16, confesses to being his 'biggest fan' in blind auditions... as Olly Murs vents fury after red button doesn't turn chair in technical blunder
 
 Mail Online     2018-01-28 kl. 04:11     1276 words
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Connie Rusk For Mailonline 22:17 GMT, 27 January 2018

Britain's best female snowboarding Paralympic hope has...

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'The EU's not all it's cracked up to be - I'd have been tougher': Trump slams May's handling of Brexit in new snub as he says the PM has invited him to TWO trips to Britain in interview with Piers Morgan
 
 Mail On Sunday     2018-01-28 kl. 04:09     1276 words
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US president criticised prime minister's negotiating in Piers Morgan interview

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Wheelchair basketball tournament raises money for Roanoke Stars team
 
 Martinsville Bulletin     2018-01-28 kl. 02:21     761 words
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Give Caitlin Blankenship a lacrosse stick, and she’s in her element. Give the Roanoke College senior a basketball and put her in a wheelchair, not so much.

That and raising money to buy basketball wheelchairs for the Stars team. “It’s changing those stereotypes of people with disabilities,” said Tyree, a paralympian in the sport who played at the University of Illinois.
 
   
Not All Heroes Wear Capes: Team USA Olympic and Paralympic Athletes and United Airlines' Employees Star in New Campaign
 
 Broadway World     2018-01-28 kl. 02:16     499 words
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CHICAGO, Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ In celebration of Team USA's participation in the upcoming Olympic and ParalympicWinter Games 2018 in PyeongChang,

Team USA Olympic and Paralympic Athletes and United Airlines' Employees Star in New Campaign.... CHICAGO, Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ In celebration of Team USA's participation in the upcoming Olympic and ParalympicWinter Games 2018 in...
 
   
TC's Webb suspended 4 years for doping at Iceman
 
 Record-Eagle     2018-01-28 kl. 01:28     585 words
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TRAVERSE CITY — A Traverse City amateur cyclist has been suspended for four years by the United States Anti-Doping Agency for refusing to provide a sample after the 2017 Iceman Cometh Challenge.

Evading or refusing sample collection without compelling justification is a doping violation under the USADA Protocol for Olympic and Paralympic Movement Testing.
 
   
Norfolk wheelchair racer Smith’s London pride
 
 Dereham Times     2018-01-28 kl. 01:21     481 words
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Norfolk’s Will Smith admitted it was men against boys at the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games but the wheelchair racer insists he will bounce back far stronger for his experience.

the one-mile race that included his training partner and mentor David Weir, four times a Paralympic champion in London last year.... And, while Weir streaked to victory just like he did at the Paralympics last summer, Smith came home seventh at the...
 
   
National Track Cycling Championships: Katie Archibald wins another gold on day two
 
 BBC     2018-01-28 kl. 01:01     108 words
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Olympic champion Katie Archibald won her third medal of the National Track Championships in Manchester with gold in the scratch race on day two.

Paralympic champions Lora Fachie and Louis Rolfe won golds in the BVI tandem pursuit and mixed pursuit respectively.

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Disabled athletes make full-court press at SDSU
 
 San Diego Union Tribune     2018-01-28 kl. 00:54     623 words
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Akheel Whitehead is proud to have earned 12th place in the long jump at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. But to train for the games, the 22-year-old San Diego State University alumnus had to look off campus for coaching and support.

Disabled athletes make full-court press at SDSU.... Akheel Whitehead is proud to have earned 12th place in the long jump at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.... But to train for the games, the 22-year-old San Diego State University alumnus had to look off campus for coaching and support.Now, he’s hoping to change the game for other disabled athletes...
 
   
Canadians on the Nordic trail
 
 Banff Crag & Canyon     2018-01-28 kl. 00:26     918 words
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Alex Harvey returned to World Cup cross-country ski action, finishing eighth in a skate-ski sprint race on Saturday in Seefeld, Austria, while Dahria Beatty put down her best result of the season.

Rattling off career-best performances throughout a long week in Germany, Cameron is on track in his preparations towards his first Paralympic Games. “I’m confident but staying grounded and realistic about things going into the Games,” added
 
   
Liam Morgan: Race for 2026 FIFA World Cup finally begins as United bid distances itself from Trump
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-01-28 kl. 00:21     1243 words
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Followers of bidding processes for major events will no doubt be feeling a sense of déjà vu  when perusing over the latest developments in the race for the 2026 FIFA World Cup.

Congress in Bahrain last May, came amid similar concerns on the impact the US President would have on Los Angeles’ bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Ahead of Pyeongchang Games, UN Assembly President appeals for nations to honour 'Olympic Truce'
 
 OrlandoEcho.com     2018-01-27 kl. 23:53     302 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 Laj269;ak on Friday appealed to all UN Member States to observe the historic 'Olympic Truce' during the Games.

Ahead of next month's Olympics and Paralympics in the Republic of Korea (ROK), United Nations General Assembly President Miroslav Laj269;ak on Friday appealed to all UN Member States to observe the historic 'Olympic Truce' during the Games."I

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Sledge hockey's Tyrone Henry closes in on Paralympic dream
 
 CBC     2018-01-27 kl. 23:02     472 words
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Even before he lost the use of his legs in a car crash, Ottawa's Tyrone Henry was intrigued by sledge hockey.

Sledge hockey's Tyrone Henry closes in on Paralympic dream.... Even before he lost the use of his legs in a car crash, Ottawa's Tyrone Henry was intrigued by sledge hockey.Eight years after that crash, he's one of 20 players vying to suit up for Canada's sledge team at this year's Paralympics...

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Abe puts N Korea fears above 'comfort women' dispute to attend Winter Olympics
 
 Japan Today     2018-01-27 kl. 22:41     908 words
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Concern that the North Korean security situation could deteriorate after next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea is likely behind Japanese Prime

President Donald Trump have agreed not to carry out joint military drills during the Pyeongchang Games, Washington appears ready to restart them to place pressure on Pyongyang once the Paralympics end on March 18....the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in...
 
   
‘She isn't a quick leg-over': Ukip leader defends his model girlfriend and insists ‘there are real feelings on both sides' – despite having insisted the romantic side of their relationship was over
 
 Mail On Sunday     2018-01-27 kl. 21:45     880 words
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Henry Bolton's been mired in scandal since relationship with Jo Marney emerged

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Ron Sleazy! Rupert Grint is worlds away from his lovable Harry Potter persona as he transforms into slick conman to shoot Snatch's second series in Spain
 
 Mail Online     2018-01-27 kl. 21:44     918 words
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Laura Fox For Mailonline 15:05 GMT, 27 January 2018

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Celebrity Big Brother SPOILER: Busty Ashley James shows off her new pink hair as she dons TINY floral bikini to frolic with scantily-clad Jess Impiazzi in the hot tub
 
 Mail On Sunday     2018-01-27 kl. 21:44     937 words
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MailOnline Reporter 17:54 GMT, 27 January 2018 She's been carving out a new role in the Celebrity Big Brother house since her love-interest Ginuwine was evicted earlier in the week.

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Working it! Ashlee Simpson puts gym-honed limbs on display in black leggings and red sweatshirt after grueling exercise
 
 Mail On Sunday     2018-01-27 kl. 21:44     11786 words
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Dailymail.com Reporter 17:18 GMT, 27 January 2018 She has a fit and fantastic physique.

Britain's best female snowboarding Paralympic hope has been forced to pull out after ‘abuse and unfair'...

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7-foot-7 prep basketball player Robert Bobroczkyi is a star attraction despite rarely playing
 
 Morganton News Herald     2018-01-27 kl. 21:37     2636 words
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DAYTON, Ohio — Robert Bobroczkyi was the last player to emerge from the victorious locker room, arching his neck just enough to fit under the doorway.

Olympic and Paralympic Training Facility, and the small town of Geneva, Ohio, has become a beacon for high school athletes who seek specialized training and living accommodations at the complex.

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Maggie Voisin Becomes First American Woman To Win X Games Slopestyle Skiing Gold
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-01-27 kl. 21:27     373 words
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By | Jan. 27, 2018, 2:18 p.m. (ET) Maggie Voisin competes in the women's ski slopestyle final at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix on Jan. 14, 2018 in Snowmass, Colo.

came around, it was a victory lap. “I can hardly breathe to be honest,” Voisin told ESPN’s Tom Wallisch. “I’ve been dreaming of this day a really long time.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic
 
   
Team Visa Athletes Launch Global Film for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018: ""Resetting Finish Lines""
 
 AndhraNews.net     2018-01-27 kl. 20:58     834 words
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With less than one month until the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 Opening Ceremony, Visa’s (NYSE: V) roster of Team Visa athletes took the lead

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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2018 Welsh Indoor Championships: Sally Peake breaks own record to take Welsh title
 
 BBC     2018-01-27 kl. 20:46     125 words
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Commonwealth silver medallist Sally Peake broke her own record to win the 2018 Welsh Indoor Championships title. Peake, 31, cleared 4.27m in the women's pole vault in Cardiff.

Three-time world champion and reigning Paralympic champion Aled Sion Davies finished second in the men's shot put.

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'Our best medal potential yet': Own the Podium CEO on Canada's chances at Winter Games in Pyeongchang
 
 CBC     2018-01-27 kl. 20:39     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...
 
   
Insight: Paralympic Sport - Fair Play?
 
 Radio New Zealand     2018-01-27 kl. 20:29     80 words
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The ethos of the Paralympic movement is fair and equal competition. At its heart is the classification system designed to ensure people of equal impairment compete against each other.

Insight: Paralympic Sport - Fair Play?The ethos of the Paralympic movement is fair and equal competition.... At its heart is the classification system designed to ensure people of equal impairment compete against each other.The International Paralympic...
 
   
World Should Stand for Unification of Koreas and Reject American Monkeyshines
 
 Rasa News Agency     2018-01-27 kl. 20:24     814 words
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RNA - The rare announcement, which was made via the official Korean Central News Agency on Thursday morning, called on all Koreans to "promote contact, travel and cooperation between North and South Korea.

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...
 
   
Russians competing as neutrals dominate biathlon races at Para Nordic Skiing World Cup
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-01-27 kl. 18:57     333 words
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Russian athletes competing as neutrals dominated the penultimate day of the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Oberried by winning five of the six biathlon races held in the German town.

Aleksandr Pronkov, also competing as a neutral due to the suspension of the Russian Paralympic Committee following the doping scandal in the country, claimed silver and bronze went to Norway's Nils-Erik Ulset.

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SAS hero who is helping pupils succeed
 
 Scottish Sunday Express     2018-01-27 kl. 18:38     1453 words
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IN A CLASSROOM in Pewsey Vale School, Wiltshire, a group of Year 9 and 10 pupils are watching a PowerPoint presentation by Floyd Woodrow, former SAS Major, businessman and leadership coach.

Scotland rugby union teams, the English Cricket Board and the Great Britain Paralympics team. “I've always been fascinated by leadership,” he explains. “You are surrounded by leaders in the SAS, everyone's a leader.

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Olympic Alternate Jason Brown Closes Out Four Continents With Bronze
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-01-27 kl. 18:12     448 words
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By | Jan. 27, 2018, 11:03 a.m. (ET) Jason Brown reacts after his free skate at the 2018 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at the SAP Center on Jan. 6, 2018 in San Jose, Calif.

in fourth. Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Specially-abled athletes.
 
 Millennium Post     2018-01-27 kl. 18:11     599 words
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There are athletes who are able-bodied and have everything going their favourable way; for them, the world is their oyster and nothing seems to hinder their spirit. And then, there are players who aren't all that lucky.

It is not just the case with us Indians, this disparity in acknowledgement and appreciation is a global phenomenon and the prime example is the Paralympics.... By the time the Paralympics take the stage after two weeks of the Olympics, the press loses...
 
   
Despite rarely playing, this 7-foot-7 Romanian teen is a star attraction
 
 Colorado Springs Gazette     2018-01-27 kl. 17:54     934 words
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Robert Bobroczkyi is a unique basketball project — and a high schooler trying to fit in (Photos by Katherine Frey) Robert Bobroczkyi was the last player to emerge from the victorious locker room, arching his neck just enough to fit under the doorway.

Olympic and Paralympic training facility, and the small town of Geneva, Ohio, has become a beacon for athletes.

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Mercedes partners with wheelchair basketball worlds
 
 African Sports Monthly     2018-01-27 kl. 16:54     475 words
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Car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz has been unveiled as the official partner of the 2018 Wheelchair Basketball World Championship, which takes place from 16 to 26 August 2018 at Hamburg's Inselpark.

We are agile, target-oriented and we work with inspiring team spirit in order to develop new solutions for the mobility of the future", explains Susanne Hahn, Head of Lab1886 Global at Daimler AG. up from the Paralympics of 2016 and the men with an
 
   
$4 million global Challenge launched by Toyota Mobility Foundation
 
 Irish Tech News     2018-01-27 kl. 16:51     615 words
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The Toyota Mobility Foundation in partnership with Nesta’s Challenge Prize Centre have launched a life-changing initiative to change the lives of people with lower-limb paralysis.

Global ambassadors include; Aki Taguchi, Director, Paralympian Association of Japan.... Both the global Mobility Unlimited Challenge and Toyota Ireland’s announcement as the Official Partner of the 2020 Irish Paralympics Team are Toyota Ireland’s...
 
   
ICYMI at Australian Open: Stand up and rejoice because Caroline Wozniacki is a Grand Slam champ
 
 ESPN.com     2018-01-27 kl. 16:47     1350 words
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9:59 AM ET Niall Seewang Close ESPN Associate Editor Niall is an award-winning journalist who discovered from an early age he had more to offer watching and writing about sport than playing it.

"I remember when I was a little kid I used to ask my parents and brother why I never saw anyone like me on TV," the five-time Paralympic gold medalist said.

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Team USA Ceremony Jackets Heat Up -- Sponsor Spotlight...
 
 Around The Rings     2018-01-27 kl. 16:41     475 words
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(ATR) The 242-member United States PyeongChang 2018 delegation will wear Ralph Lauren coats into the upcoming Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony.

Olympic and Paralympic Teams,” Lisa Baird, USOC chief marketing officer, said in a statement. “The revolutionary design will keep American athletes warm as they proudly walk through PyeongChang Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony.”

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So many setbacks but Shaun still a super hero
 
 NewsReality.com     2018-01-27 kl. 16:19     22 words
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The Paralympic archer this week spoke candidly about a traumatic boat accident that left him paralysed from the waist down in

The Paralympic archer this week spoke candidly about a traumatic boat accident that left him paralysed from the waist down in. ...2.
 
   
Britain's best female snowboarding Paralympic hope has been forced to pull out after ‘abuse and unfair' treatment at the hands of TeamGB officials, says doctor's report
 
 Mail On Sunday     2018-01-27 kl. 15:12     1504 words
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Cassie Cava told bosses about the rape which happened in Europe in 2013

Britain's best female snowboarding Paralympic hope has been forced to pull out after ‘abuse and unfair' treatment at the hands of TeamGB officials, says doctor's report.... Paralympian said she felt uncomfortable as the only woman on team and asked that...

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Hometown Hockey visits home of the Big Stick on Vancouver Island
 
 Smithers Interior News     2018-01-27 kl. 15:02     1061 words
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Thousands of local hockey fans attended the Rogers Hometown Hockey festival in the Cowichan Valley last weekend, and the rest of Canada got to see what the region is all about during a national broadcast on Sunday evening.

School involvement included 450 students attending events on Friday, where they skated, heard from Cowichan Paralympian Richard Peter, and enjoyed entertaiment from Paz the Hockey Circus Clown and two DJs.

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Hometown Hockey visits home of the Big Stick on Vancouver Island
 
 Cloverdale Reporter News     2018-01-27 kl. 15:01     953 words
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Thousands of local hockey fans attended the Rogers Hometown Hockey festival in the Cowichan Valley last weekend, and the rest of Canada got to see what the region is all about during a national broadcast on Sunday evening.

School involvement included 450 students attending events on Friday, where they skated, heard from Cowichan Paralympian Richard Peter, and enjoyed entertaiment from Paz the Hockey Circus Clown and two DJs.

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PyeongChang 2018 Sport Week: Classification in cross-country skiing
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-01-27 kl. 15:00     809 words
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Skiers are separated into standing, sitting and vision impaired categories for competition For the final part of the International Paralympic

Skiers are separated into standing, sitting and vision impaired categories for competition For the final part of the International Paralympic. ...Committee’s cross-country skiing Sport Week, it is time to take an in depth look at how
 
   
UN Women, International Olympic Committee renew commitment to empowering women/girls through sport
 
 Solonews.net     2018-01-27 kl. 14:52     373 words
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Russian Federation will send 169 athletes to the Winter Olympics next month, missing dozens of top athletes following doping bans from the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

The seven Olympians are part of the Army's World Class Athlete Program, which was established in 1997 to give soldier-athletes a chance to show off their skills in worldwide competitions such as the Olympics and the Paralympics.
 
   
Alcott clinches fourth consecutive quad singles title at Australian Open
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-01-27 kl. 14:47     278 words
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Home favourite Dylan Alcott secured his fourth consecutive wheelchair quad singles Australian Open title as he beat arch-rival David Wagner of the United States in Melbourne.

Shingo Kunieda of Japan claimed the men's singles title as he fought back from a set down to overcome Frenchman Stephane Houdet ©] The Australian, the reigning Paralympic champion in quad singles and doubles, battled through a tough opening

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Delamere school thrilled by visit from wheelchair rugby star
 
 Chester Chronicle     2018-01-27 kl. 14:36     365 words
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Martin Beddis inspired students to enjoy an exhilarating day of sport

have for all people, as well as the challenges that disabled athletes have to overcome in the pursuit of excellence.” Martin is currently looking for sponsors and a new van to transport the chairs.
 
   
Caroline Wozniacki outduels Simona Halep in Australian Open women’s final
 
 Japan Times     2018-01-27 kl. 14:19     870 words
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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – An emotional Caroline Wozniacki finally lifted her first Grand Slam title in her 43rd attempt, beating Simona Halep in three energy-sapping sets to win the Australian Open on Saturday. The Dane, who will become the new world No.

A three-time Paralympic gold medalist, Kunieda won the Australian Open for the first time in three years after making a quarterfinal exit in 2016. “It is the happiest one this time because I was absent because of injury, so it was tough to

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Gameday: U.S. Battles Italy in Championship Game of 2018 Turin Tournament
 
 USA Hockey     2018-01-27 kl. 14:15     428 words
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THINGS WORTH KNOWING A win today would give the U.S. a championship for the eighth time in the last nine major international events ... After this event, the U.S.

HOW WE GOT HERE The journey to today's championship game for Team USA began in Chicago, where the team recently relocated to train together through the Paralympic Winter Games in March.... 2018 U.S. PARALYMPIC ROSTER UNVEILED JAN.
 
   
Petition urging velodrome to be built in West Midlands for 2022 Commonwealth Games launched
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-01-27 kl. 11:48     830 words
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A petition has been set-up calling for a velodrome to be constructed in the West Midlands for use at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.  Established by Charlie Dickens on Change.

"Due to new indoor velodromes within the UK there has been a huge increase in female and Paralympic track cyclists but the West Midlands is being left behind.

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Lee Dong Wook To Hold Free Fan Meeting For Global Fans
 
 Soompi     2018-01-27 kl. 11:12     212 words
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On January 27, Lee Dong Wook ’s agency King Kong by Starship revealed that the actor will hold a fan meeting on March 13 during the Paralympics to meet with approximately 1,000 global fans.

On January 27, Lee Dong Wook ’s agency King Kong by Starship revealed that the actor will hold a fan meeting on March 13 during the Paralympics to meet with approximately 1,000 global fans.The fan meeting titled “Go PyeongChang 2018 with Lee
 
   
Kononova and Wicker among biathlon Para Nordic World Cup winners in Sapporo
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-01-27 kl. 10:57     413 words
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Ukraine's Oleksandra Kononova and Germany's Anja Wicker each secured World Cup titles today after strong performances in the season-ending Para Nordic Skiing biathlon event in Sapporo.

Anja Wicker of Germany claimed the World Cup title in Sapporo today © Ukraine claimed two other gold medals today as they continue to reap the rewards of Russia's absence due to their International Paralympic Committee suspension.
 
   
S Korea urges North to talk before military drills restart
 
 New Delhi Pioneer     2018-01-27 kl. 10:57     221 words
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The Winter Olympics will offer only a brief  respite from tensions over North Korea’s nuclear ambitions, the South’s unification minister warned on Friday, urging Pyongyang to seize the opportunity to talk to Washington.

only agreed to put off major joint military exercises until after the end of the Paralympics on March 25, pointed out Cho Myoung-Gyon, who is in charge of the South's relations with its neighbour.
 
   
Samsung outs limited edition Galaxy Note8 for PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games
 
 HardwareZone Philippines PortaLite     2018-01-27 kl. 10:48     375 words
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Samsung , Worldwide Olympic Partner in the Wireless Communications Equipment and Computing Equipment category, unveiled the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition smartphone.

In collaboration with the International Olympic Committeee (IOC) and the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG), Samsung will deliver over 4,000 devices to all the Olympians as well as the
 
   
Groups promote Olympic legacy
 
 Japan Times     2018-01-27 kl. 10:15     613 words
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“Legacy” or “legacies” has been a key world in the recent history of the Olympic Games.

On Monday, directors from the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games and sponsor companies for the 2020 Games discussed these topics at a round-table conference in Tokyo.... After receiving approval, they can use the term “the Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
More Scunthorpe Telegraph Millennium Club members share their future plans
 
 Scunthorpe Telegraph     2018-01-27 kl. 09:11     299 words
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We catch up with three more members of the Scunthorpe Telegraph's Millennium Club of babies born in the year 2000 to find out what they are doing now

And he is no mean slouch at judo as his dad Ian is the head coach of the Great Britain Paralympic team.
 
   
Australian Open: Dylan Alcott wins fourth-straight quad wheelchair title
 
 Yahoo! Sports UK and Ireland     2018-01-27 kl. 09:05     665 words
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Dylan Alcott is hoping life will be easier for disabled children who dream of becoming sport stars after winning a remarkable fourth-straight

I couldn’t sleep last night, it was so cool.” Alcott and Davidson won the 2018 quad doubles title at Melbourne Park on Thursday, a feat to rival Alcott’s momentous 2016 win which he was awarded 2016 Australian Paralympian of the year at Rio
 
   
'Help me, I'm scared!' CBB housemates left terrified after Youtube pranksters break into the garden for SECOND time in a week during Dapper Laughs' live eviction in massive security failure
 
 Mail Online     2018-01-27 kl. 08:40     1545 words
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Pranksters Ryan Taylor and Ryan Law scaled the fence into the mansion's garden

Paralympic snowboarder who was 'gang raped' accuses...
 
   
Celebrity Big Brother: 'He'd have to unstrap his manhood!' Andrew Brady crudely shoots down romance rumours with Courtney Act... as he's evicted alongside Jonny Mitchell
 
 Mail Online     2018-01-27 kl. 08:39     1636 words
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Ekin Karasin For Mailonline 21:30 GMT, 26 January 2018

Paralympic snowboarder who was 'gang raped' accuses...
 
   
Abbey Clancy flaunts her sensational post-baby frame in a daring semi-sheer bodysuit just THREE WEEKS after giving birth to newborn son
 
 Mail Online     2018-01-27 kl. 08:39     1020 words
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Katie Storey For Mailonline 22:22 GMT, 26 January 2018

Paralympic snowboarder who was 'gang raped' accuses...