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Uppdrag Granskning - sant eller "fake news" om rysk doping?
 
 Jinge - Blogg     2018-01-30 kl. 03:59     2715 words
 
Uppdrag Granskning visar i kväll programmet "Visselblåsaren: Putin visste allt om dopningen av idrottarna i Sotji" Uppdrag Granskning Det bör nämnas IOK meddelat 5/12 2017 att Ryssland stängs av från OS 2018,

Ryska idrottsutövare, plus hela Paralympics laget, var förbjudna från att delta i OS i Rio de Janeiro 2016.... Som Ni vet är förbudet mot ryska idrottare från OS i Rio och Paralympics i stor utsträckning baserad på privata uttalanden och den första...
 
   
Aaron laddar för Paralympics
 
 Skaraborgs Allehanda Plus     2018-01-29 kl. 20:54     418 words
 
PARASPORT: Häftig upplevelse väntar 17-årige skidtalangen från Skövde Säsongen är i full gång för Aaron Lindström från SK Vitesse och i mars väntar en riktig höjdpunkt. Då ska 17-åringen åka till Sydkorea och tävla i Paralympics.

Aaron laddar för Paralympics.... PARASPORT: Häftig upplevelse väntar 17-årige skidtalangen från Skövde Säsongen är i full gång för Aaron Lindström från SK Vitesse och i mars väntar en riktig höjdpunkt.... Då ska 17-åringen åka till Sydkorea och tävla i Paralympics...
 
   
Ryssland återvänder till Eurovision - med fjolårets artist
 
 SVT Nyheter     2018-01-29 kl. 20:22     169 words
 
Eurovisionbråket mellan Ryssland och Ukraina förra året resulterade i att Ryssland helt drog sig ur tävlingen. Nu återvänder landet och bidraget sjungs av fjolårets artist - Julia Samojlova.

Julia Samojlova föddes 1989 och har bland annat uppträtt på invigningen av Paralympiska vinterspelen i Sotji 2014.
 
   
Paralympics-beskedet kan ge medaljhopp
 
 SVT Nyheter     2018-01-29 kl. 17:40     388 words
 
Publicerad: för 2 timmar sedan Uppdaterad: för 1 timme sedan Beskedet att Ryssland stoppas även från Paralympics i Sydkorea - med undantag för aktiva som får tävla under neutral flagg,

Paralympics-beskedet kan ge medaljhopp.... Publicerad: för 7 minuter sedan Uppdaterad: för 5 minuter sedan Beskedet att Ryssland stoppas även från Paralympics i Sydkorea - med undantag för aktiva som får tävla under neutral flagg,NPA - kan ge Sverige och...
 
   
Kramkalas när Anna Beck prisades
 
 SVT Nyheter Värmland     2018-01-29 kl. 17:25     172 words
 
Paracyklisten Anna Beck från Kil blev utsedd till årets kvinnliga idrottare på Svenska Parasportgalan i Stockholm igår. Idag var hon tillbaka i Värmland igen. - Ja, jag blev jätteglad naturligtvis.

På galan prisades totalt åtta paraidrottare för sina prestationer och För Anna innebär priset extra energi i satsningen på Paralympics 2020: -
 
   
600 000 kronor till skånsk parasportförening
 
 Sveriges Radio Malmö     2018-01-29 kl. 17:02     115 words
 
Parasportföreningen FIFH får 600 000 kronor från Region Skåne för att utveckla handikappidrotten.

Parasportföreningen FIFH får 600 000 kronor från Region Skåne för att utveckla handikappidrotten.Pengarna ska FIFH (Föreningen idrott för handikappade) framför allt använda för att komma ut i regionen och söka upp funktionshindrade för
 
   
Parasportcentret får över en halv miljon kronor: "Det här betyder mycket för oss"
 
 24 Malmö     2018-01-29 kl. 16:57     438 words
 
Ett av Europas största parasportcenter får ekonomiskt stöd. Nu ska fler kunna ta del av aktiviteterna. Parasportcentret FIFH (Föreningen Idrott för Handikappade), kommer att få 600 000 kronor i stöd från Folkhälsoberedningen i Region Skåne.

Sporthallen har funnits sedan millennieskiftet och har idag 900 medlemmar som tränar inom 13 olika sporter, vilket gör det till en av Europas största anläggningar för parasport.
 
   
Sportåret 2018 - en gôttepåse full av lokal idrott
 
 Bohusläningen     2018-01-29 kl. 15:59     361 words
 
Lokal idrott - inget gör mig mer nyfiken, intresserad och genuint glad. Och 2018 är som en överfull gôttepåse av lokal och internationell sport. Som tur är har året precis bara startat.

Som om inte det vore nog väntar vinter-OS och Paralympics runt hörnet, fotbolls-VM för herrar ska spelas i Ryssland och alla de årliga mästerskapen som ska avgöras.
 
   
Ryssland får inte vara med i Paralympics
 
 Sveriges Radio P4     2018-01-29 kl. 13:27     102 words
 
I mars kommer idrottare från hela världen att tävla i Paralympics. Tävlingen som är OS, för idrottare med funktionsnedsättning. Men Ryssland har förbjudits att vara med.

Ryssland får inte vara med i Paralympics.... I mars kommer idrottare från hela världen att tävla i Paralympics.... Men Ryssland har förbjudits att vara med.Det är gruppen Internationella paralympiska kommittén, IPK, som nu har bestämt att Ryssland inte får vara med i Paralympics...
 
   
Ryssland stängs av från Paralympics
 
 Omni     2018-01-29 kl. 12:34     99 words
 
Ryssland stängs av även från Paralympics i Pyeongchang, Sydkorea, i mars. Däremot har många ryska idrottare möjlighet att få tävla under neutral flagg, skriver TT.

Ryssland stängs av från Paralympics.... Ryssland stängs av även från Paralympics i Pyeongchang, Sydkorea, i mars.
 
   
Satsningar på handikappidrott och ungas hälsa
 
 MyNewsdesk     2018-01-29 kl. 11:39     503 words
 
Pressmeddelande * Jan 29, 2018 11:39 CET "Nu kan vi satsa på att bredda verksamheten och ge fler möjlighet att ta del av vår verksamhet", säger Peter Nilsson, controller FIFH.

Satsningar på handikappidrott och ungas hälsa.... Man vill bland annat satsa 600 000 kronor på handikappidrotten genom ett stöd till FIFH, Föreningen Idrott För Handikappade.... Nu kan vi satsa ännu mer på att bli ett regionalt centrum för handikappidrotten...
 
   
Ryssar under neutral flagg i Paralympics
 
 Helsingborgs Dagblad     2018-01-29 kl. 10:46     284 words
 
Ryssland stängs av även från Paralympics i Pyeongchang, Sydkorea, i mars. Rys...

Ryssland stängs av även från Paralympics i Pyeongchang, Sydkorea, i mars. Rys...

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Louise Etzner Jakobsson utsedd till Årets förebild
 
 Ridsport     2018-01-29 kl. 09:20     291 words
 
VinnareEfter olyckan hittade Louise Etzner Jakobsson nya mål i livet och på tävlingsbanan, och förra året uppfyllde hon sin dröm att återigen ställa upp i Grand Prix för ryttare utan funktionsnedsättning.

I år har hon återigen ställt upp i en Grand Prix-tävling för ryttare utan funktionsnedsättning", lyder motiveringen från Parasport Sverige.

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Svanebo solovann i snöyran i Matfors
 
 Längd.se     2018-01-28 kl. 18:00     440 words
 
Anders Svanebo meddelade efter förra årets succésäsong att han avslutar sin elitsatsning men under söndagens ICA-lopp i Matfors visade han att han fortfarande kan åka fort.

Kari Palo-Oja, Älvsby Parasport, åkte 10 km-klassen i sin sit-ski och slutade på nionde plats.
 
   
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(LEAD) S. Korea pressing ahead with joint ski training in N.K. amid uncertainty
 
 Yonhap News Agency     2018-01-30 kl. 08:17     609 words
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(ATTN: REWRITES headline; UPDATES with more info throughout) SEOUL, Jan.

The letter said that every event agreed upon between the Koreas should be held without a hitch, as both sides have vowed cooperation for the success of the Winter Olympics and the March 9-18 Paralympics, he added. sooyeon@yna.co.kr.
 
   
Monday's Sports Transactions
 
 Reflector.com     2018-01-30 kl. 08:14     442 words
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BASEBALL American League KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Signed SS Alcides Escobar to a one-year contract. Acquired RHPs Jesse Hahn and Heath Fillmyer from Oakland for LHP Ryan Buchter, 1B/OF Brandon Moss and cash considerations.

INTERNATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE — Announced Russia has been barred from the Pyeongchang Paralympics.

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Some Russians can compete as neutrals at Pyeongchang Paralympics – IPC
 
 NewsR.in     2018-01-30 kl. 07:59     8 words
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Greater confidence in anti-doping in

Some Russians can compete as neutrals at Pyeongchang Paralympics – IPC.
 
   
Top security adviser under fire for suggesting NK be allowed to play out its designs for PyeongChang
 
 Korea Herald     2018-01-30 kl. 07:52     562 words
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A top South Korean presidential adviser on Monday said that any political plots North Korea has for the PyeongChang Olympics should be allowed to play

South Korea and the US have agreed to postpone their drills usually held in March until the PyeongChang Olympics and Paralympics are over.
 
   
Science to Back S. Korean Athletes in PyeongChang
 
 Koreabizwire     2018-01-30 kl. 07:34     525 words
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South Korea’s state-run sports research agency said Tuesday it has been providing an array of scientific training programs to the country’s athletes to help them better perform at the 2018 Winter Games. (Image: Yonhap) SEOUL, Jan.

The institute said it also provided customized programs for athletes competing in the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics scheduled in March, including those from wheelchair curling and para ice hockey.
 
   
Russia barred from all Paralympic competitions; certain athletes allowed to compete as neutrals at Pyeongchang Winter Games
 
 NewsR.in     2018-01-30 kl. 07:33     35 words
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Russia has been barred from all Paralympic competitions since August 2016 over allegations of state-sponsored doping that have also led to the suspension of the country's athletics federation and its anti-doping agency.

Russia barred from all Paralympic competitions; certain athletes allowed to compete as neutrals at Pyeongchang Winter Games.... Russia has been barred from all Paralympic competitions since August 2016 over allegations of state-sponsored doping that have...
 
   
Best of the Blog: January/February 2018
 
 The Beijinger     2018-01-30 kl. 07:32     726 words
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Every issue we tally the hits from theBeijinger.com and bring you the most viewed blogs from our website. Read on to see which blogs were the most popular. 1.

official unveiling of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games emblems.
 
   
26 January 2018
 
 United Nations     2018-01-30 kl. 07:06     2913 words
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UN News For the latest news updates  and email alerts, visit us at  UN Daily News www.un.

6 - 26 January 2018. Ahead of Pyeongchang Games, UN Assembly President appeals for nations to honour ‘Olympic Truce’ 26 January – Ahead of next month’s Olympics and Paralympics in the Republic of Korea (ROK), United Nations General Assembly...
 
   
Five of South Wiltshire's young sporting stars given support
 
 SpireFM     2018-01-30 kl. 07:05     408 words
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Five young sports stars of the future from the Salisbury area have been given a helping hand towards making their dreams of competing on the world stage get a little closer.

Twelve young people in total were given grants from Wiltshire Council's Funding Future Olympians and Paralympians Foundation.... They were presented during a ceremony by councillors and the guest of honour, gold medal-winning Paralympic swimmer,...
 
   
Sea to Sky drivers are barreling down the highway. Solution? Raise the speed limit: mayor
 
 Global News Canada     2018-01-30 kl. 06:51     289 words
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The Sea to Sky Highway can be a scary drive, with people barreling up and down the road, even in wet conditions like the ones that have been witnessed on B.C.’s South Coast in recent days.

for the people affected, and for the people who are stuck in one-, three-, nine-hour closures.” Before the Sea to Sky Highway was upgraded ahead of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games, there were about 94 serious crashes every year.
 
   
Calgary Olympic project committee hopeful for provincial, federal support in February
 
 Global News Canada     2018-01-30 kl. 06:46     324 words
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With the clock ticking for Calgary to make up its mind on whether to bid on the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic games, the director of the bid

With the clock ticking for Calgary to make up its mind on whether to bid on the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic games, the director of the bid. ...project group is optimistic the province of Alberta and the Government of Canada will put their
 
   
Capitalize on the Olympic Truce, Formalize a Freeze With North Korea
 
 Antiwar.com     2018-01-30 kl. 06:39     872 words
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Poor Rex Tillerson. Secretary of State must have sounded like an awesome job to the former Chairman and CEO of Exxon/Mobil, it certainly would to most people.

Paralympics, so practically speaking, through March.
 
   
NPC Terjunkan 13 Atlet di Cabor Angkat Berat Putri
 
 NewsSummedUp.com     2018-01-30 kl. 06:28     99 words
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JawaPos.com - National Paralympic Committee (NPC) Indonesia akan menerjunkan 13 atlet angkat berat putri di ajang Asian Para Games 2018. Belasan atlet ini sudah melalui berbagai seleksi yang dilakukan untuk tiap kelas yang akan diadakan nantinya.

JawaPos.com - National Paralympic Committee (NPC) Indonesia akan menerjunkan 13 atlet angkat berat putri di ajang Asian Para Games 2018.
 
   
Foreign Minister meets with Italian, Vatican counterparts
 
 Korea.net     2018-01-30 kl. 06:27     321 words
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Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-wha (left) and her Italian counterpart, Angelino Alfano, hold up plush toys of the PyeongChang mascots Soohorang and Bandabi, in Rome on Jan. 26. .

26. The foreign minister took the opportunity to discuss matters related to the upcoming PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and the Korean Peninsula.
 
   
Free transportation, discounts, visa waivers during PyeongChang Olympics
 
 Korea.net     2018-01-30 kl. 06:27     330 words
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Party Representative Choo Mi Ae (third from right) of the Democratic Party of Korea speaks during the first high-ranking consultation among officials

Tolls at eight toll gates in Gangwon-do Province will be waived during the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.... The participants reviewed ongoing preparations for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games at the...
 
   
Toyota Launches Global Campaign ‘Mobility for All’
 
 Branding in Asia Magazine     2018-01-30 kl. 06:11     281 words
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T oyota has launched a new global campaign titled ‘Mobility for All’ via Saatchi & Saatchi LA.

Hillcoat, spotlights 100 people in every stage of life, from a toddler to a Paralympic fencer to an elderly woman getting assistance from a Toyota “human support robot”.... It is part of a broader campaign called “Start Your Impossible” that launched in 21 countries, marking the start of Toyota’s new global sponsorship of the Olympics ad Paralympic...
 
   
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 Akron Beacon Journal     2018-01-30 kl. 05:24     4237 words
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OLYMPICS. INTERNATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE — Announced Russia has been barred from the Pyeongchang Paralympics.

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Athletes to wear uniforms made in Mongolia for PyeonChang Olympics
 
 Montsame News     2018-01-30 kl. 04:55     205 words
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Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On January 29, a ceremony to hand over uniform for Mongolian three athletes and accompanying team to participate the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games took place. The national team uniform was made by national companies.

Paralympic Games. As of today, the three athletes have been preparing for the Olympics at a ski resort located in Khandgait, suburb of Ulaanbaatar.

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7-foot-7 basketball player Robert Bobroczkyi is a star attraction despite rarely playing
 
 MSN UK     2018-01-30 kl. 04:36     2747 words
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DAYTON — Robert Bobroczkyi 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.
 
   
Welcome to PyeongChang: Korea.net honorary reporters
 
 Korea.net     2018-01-30 kl. 04:19     650 words
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Emillia Kircheva of Bulgaria (left) and Sadykova Aigerim of Kazakhstan, both Korea.net honorary reporters, pose for a selfie at the base of the Alpensia Ski Jumping Center, in Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do Province, on Jan. 24.

23, 2018. The seventh class of Korea.net honorary reporters, launched by the Korean Cultural and Information Service (KOCIS), visited the host cities of February’s PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games on Jan.
 
   
DPRK cancels joint cultural event with S.Korea
 
 China.org.cn     2018-01-30 kl. 03:25     298 words
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The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) cancelled the joint cultural event with South Korea set to be held days before the 2018 Winter Olympics, according to Seoul's unification ministry on Tuesday. The DRPK sent a notice at about 10:10 p.m.

Pyongyang agreed to send its athletes, cheerleaders and artists to the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games slated to run from February to March in South Korea's east county of PyeongChang.

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This is what it's really like to be on death's doorstep
 
 New York Post     2018-01-30 kl. 03:02     1695 words
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Life has a way of coming at us in both beautiful and unforgiving ways .?.?. sometimes on the same day. On Oct. 8, 2011, I was riding home from a work meeting on my bike along the Connecticut shoreline.

My first project, from my rehab bed, was to organize a cycling tour to raise money for more adaptive bikes for disabled athletes.

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Logan Knowles Out of USA Ambassador Trip
 
 WETM 18     2018-01-30 kl. 02:31     178 words
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HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (18 SPORTS) - A big setback has hit Horseheads special needs skier Logan Knowles.  Earlier this month, Knowles was invited to serve as an ambassador for Team USA in the Paralympic Games in South Korea in March.

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (18 SPORTS) - A big setback has hit Horseheads special needs skier Logan Knowles.  Earlier this month, Knowles was invited to serve as an ambassador for Team USA in the Paralympic Games in South Korea in March.Knowles was one of just...
 
   
PyeongChang, progress toward peace
 
 Korea.net     2018-01-30 kl. 02:29     1428 words
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PyeongChang Organizing Committee President Lee Hee-beom (left), North Korean Sports Minister Kim Il-guk (second from left), International Olympic

As a presidential candidate, he expressed his belief that North Korea's participation in the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games would set in motion a series of peace-filled initiatives that would help improve inter-Korean
 
   
North Korea Scraps Joint Olympic Cultural Event With South Korea
 
 Bloomberg-Quint     2018-01-30 kl. 02:16     453 words
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The Smarter way to get your business news - Subscribe to BloombergQuint on WhatsApp (Bloomberg) -- North Korea canceled a joint cultural performance

The U.S. and South Korea will conduct joint military drills as “normal” after the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Pyeongchang end in March, Defense Ministry spokeswoman Choi Hyunsoo said last week.

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Tokyo Paralympics To Feature Fewer Events
 
 Sports Business Daily     2018-01-30 kl. 02:13     87 words
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/Olympics Published January 30, 2018 The athletics and swimming programs for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics "will feature fewer medal events" than the Rio 2016 Games, according to the BBC.

Tokyo Paralympics To Feature Fewer Events. /Olympics Published January 30, 2018 The athletics and swimming programs for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics "will feature fewer medal events" than the Rio 2016 Games, according to the BBC.However, both sports

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Russian Paralympic Ban Upheld
 
 Sports Business Daily     2018-01-30 kl. 02:12     91 words
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/Olympics Published January 30, 2018 The ban on Russia competing at the 2018 Winter Paralympics was upheld by the Int'l Paralympic Committee, according to the BBC.

Russian Paralympic Ban Upheld. /Olympics Published January 30, 2018 The ban on Russia competing at the 2018 Winter Paralympics was upheld by the Int'l Paralympic Committee, according to the BBC.But Russian Para-athletes who can "prove they are clean

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Record entries at Bay of Islands Sailing Week
 
 stuff.co.nz     2018-01-30 kl. 01:42     395 words
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This year's Bay of Islands Sailing Week drew the largest entry numbers in nearly a decade. More than 100 boats across 13 divisions took part in the CRC Bay of Islands Sailing Week, known in sailing circles as New Zealand's most fun regatta.

Paralympian Chris Sharp, who placed second overall in the Weta racing against able-bodied opponents, was pleased to see younger sailors getting in and giving it a go.

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Emerging Scholar Profile: Forber-Pratt Blazes Trail in Human and Organizational Development
 
 Diverse     2018-01-30 kl. 01:18     818 words
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Dr. Anjali Forber-Pratt At the age of 5, Dr. Anjali Forber-Pratt witnessed wheelchair racing at the Boston Marathon, prompting her to dress up as the winner for Halloween that year.

It eventually led the Natick, Ma. native to compete on the wheelchair track and field team at the collegiate level at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing and the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London.

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Korea Caucus co-chairs introduce resolution recognizing the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea
 
 Congressman Peter Roskam     2018-01-30 kl. 01:05     744 words
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Washington, DC  —  Today, Representatives Peter Roskam (R-IL), Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Ami Bera (D-CA) and Mike Kelly (R-PA), co-chairs of the

Paralympic Games from March 9–18, 2018, which will feature 80 events in 6 sports with approximately 42 nations competing; Whereas the theme of the Winter Olympic Games is ‘‘Passion.... (3) wishes the Government and people of the Republic of Korea as well as the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
IPC Approves Joint Entrance, Unified Korea Flag at Paralympics
 
 Korea Broadcasting System     2018-01-30 kl. 01:01     127 words
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South and North Korean Paralympic athletes will make a joint entrance under a unified Korea flag for the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics set for March 9th.

IPC Approves Joint Entrance, Unified Korea Flag at Paralympics.... South and North Korean Paralympic athletes will make a joint entrance under a unified Korea flag for the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics set for March 9th.The governing board of the International Paralympic...
 
   
Winter Like a Champ in Montana
 
 KTRE     2018-01-30 kl. 00:59     1019 words
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Russia s Team Banned from Winter Paralympic Games
 
 Enews.Shafaqna.com     2018-01-30 kl. 00:49     15 words
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The International Paralympic Committee has banned Russia s team from the Winter Olympics in

Russia s Team Banned from Winter Paralympic Games.... The International Paralympic Committee has banned Russia s team from the Winter Olympics in. ...Pyeong.
 
   
Downhill skier Steven Nyman to miss Games with knee injury
 
 San Francisco Chronicle     2018-01-30 kl. 00:38     482 words
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Three-time U.S. Olympic ski racer Steven Nyman will miss the Pyeonchang Games after tearing a ligament in his right knee during downhill training almost a year to the day after injuring his left knee on the same mountain.

Russia out of Paralympics again:... Russia was banned from the upcoming Pyeongchang Paralympics because of its doping past.... However, the International Paralympic Committee said about 30-35 Russians will be allowed to compete in five sports as neutral...
 
   
Winter Like a Champ in Montana
 
 PR Newswire     2018-01-30 kl. 00:37     915 words
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HELENA, Mont. , Jan. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --   As the 2018 Winter Games approach, there's no better time to try winter's fan favorite sports. In fact, a Pyeongchang-inspired getaway may be closer than you think.

Sit Ski Nationals; a qualifying event for disabled athletes hoping to compete in the 2018 Winter Games.

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Q&A with Jerica Tandiman
 
 Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia     2018-01-30 kl. 00:34     2563 words
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Speed skater Jerica Tandiman on growing up next to the Olympic Oval, her family and goals for PyeongChang. How influential were your parents in your athletic career and in what ways? My parents are the reasons I am where I am today.

Training for the Olympics or Paralympics means sacrifice after sacrifice.

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Wie bei Olympia
 
 App.ViralNewsChart.com     2018-01-30 kl. 00:26     15 words
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Von Von Andreas SchirmerRussische Paralympics-Athleten dürfen in Pyeongchang starten – auch unter neutraler Flagge. mehr......

Wie bei Olympia. Von Von Andreas SchirmerRussische Paralympics-Athleten dürfen in Pyeongchang starten – auch unter neutraler Flagge. mehr......
 
   
Monday's Sports Transactions
 
 Reflector.com     2018-01-30 kl. 00:25     192 words
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BASEBALL National League KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Signed SS Alcides Escobar to a one-year contract. American Association LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Signed LHP Ben Smith and C Brant Whiting.

INTERNATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE — Announced Russia has been barred from the Pyeongchang Paralympics.
 
   
Doping violation results in sanction for Traverse City cyclist
 
 TV 7 & 4     2018-01-30 kl. 00:20     197 words
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GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mi. (WPBN/WGTU) —  A Traverse City cyclist has received a four-year sanction from competing in USA cycling events due to an anti-doping rule violation. According to the U.S.

The USADA says Webb refused to provide the sample, which is a violation under the USADA protocol for Olympic and Paralympic Movement Testing.

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Can the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang be a game changer in inter-Korean relations?
 
 Straits Times     2018-01-30 kl. 00:09     1381 words
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South Korean air force’s Black Eagle aerobatic team performing above the Olympic ski jump venue earlier this month.

Winter Olympics mascot Soohorang (right) and Paralympics mascot Bandabi.PHOTOS:

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Dick’s Sending 11 to Winter Olympics
 
 Sporting Goods Intelligence     2018-01-30 kl. 00:04     45 words
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Preview - Please log in to view full article. The retailer’s Contenders program, which supports Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls, will send 11 employees to PyeongChang.

The retailer’s Contenders program, which supports Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls, will send 11 employees to PyeongChang.The Team USA qualifiers are:
 
   
Aussie Spirit comes out swinging in Olympic bid
 
 Medianet     2018-01-29 kl. 23:53     659 words
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  Australia’s women’s softball team, the Aussie Spirit, will become semi-professional this year and base a squad in the United States as part of a plan to launch their Olympic comeback at the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Softball Australia and investing in our players.” The Australian Government announced a $10 million boost in high performance sport funding in late 2017 as part of a targeted drive towards the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Shuker still targeting Grand Slam glory after Australian Open frustration
 
 British Paralympic Association     2018-01-29 kl. 23:41     761 words
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5 hours ago The Australian Open may not quite have had the happy ending Lucy Shuker was hoping for but the wheelchair tennis star is still convinced she has what it takes to lift a Grand Slam title sooner rather than later.

Lucy Shuker. Those near misses haven’t dented the London 2012 Paralympic...
 
   
Solid displays from Meenagh, Arnold and Ahrens at Para Nordic Combined World Cup
 
 British Paralympic Association     2018-01-29 kl. 23:41     605 words
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4 hours ago Consistency was the key for the Brits as Scott Meenagh, Steve Arnold and Terry Ahrens all turned out solid displays in the Para Nordic Combined World Cup in Oberried, Germany.

chance to build towards the Paralympics,” he said. “It was also a great chance to focus on honing my processes and learning from mistakes.
 
   
Meet Maame Biney, the first female African-American speed skating Olympian
 
 Interview Magazine     2018-01-29 kl. 23:40     968 words
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COLLAGE BY MAXWELL N. BURNSTEIN . In the lead up to the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang on February 8, 2018, we will be introducing 10 young athletes who will be stealing America’s hearts and standing on the podium.

THE PARALYMPICS START ON MARCH 9, 2018.
 
   
Disability no longer sole focus in reporting on Japan's para-athletes
 
 Japan Today     2018-01-29 kl. 22:58     724 words
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Japanese media coverage has finally begun portraying athletes with disabilities as elite in their own right, rather than focusing on what they are unable to do, according to an American academic researching the subject.

professor at Kalamazoo College in Michigan, says newspapers and television in Japan have massively increased their coverage of para-sports since winning the bid to host the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.... Frost's research tracks para-sports stories since the 1964 Games in Tokyo, the second Paralympics...
 
   
Destination competitiveness through cooperation: Embracing challenges right next door
 
 eTurboNews     2018-01-29 kl. 22:53     921 words
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As a very busy 2017 for global Travel & Tourism now fades into the background, tourism leaders face the daunting task of resetting the counters for 2018. Little opportunity exists for a quiet exhale following year-end tourism high periods of activity.

With a number of milestone initiatives set to take place in the months ahead, be they new aviation and visa facilitation policies going into effect, megaevents ranging from the Olympic & Paralympic Games and the FIFA World Cup, to royal births

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Russia’s Paralympians barred from 2018 Paralympics due to past doping by athletes
 
 Global News Canada     2018-01-29 kl. 22:35     38 words
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Russia has been dealt another blow as its Paralympians have been barred from the 2018 Paralympic Games as a result of past doping by Russian athletes, but some will be able to still compete under a neutral banner.

Russia’s Paralympians barred from 2018 Paralympics due to past doping by athletes.... Russia has been dealt another blow as its Paralympians have been barred from the 2018 Paralympic Games as a result of past doping by Russian athletes, but some will be...
 
   
Sports World: Messi's winner keeps Barca in driver's seat
 
 Straits Times     2018-01-29 kl. 22:21     389 words
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Messi's winner keeps Barca in driver's seat BARCELONA • Lionel Messi scored a spectacular free kick to give Barcelona a come-from-behind 2-1 win

REUTERS Neutral Russians for Winter Paralympics.... BONN (Germany) • Russia's team will be suspended from the Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, but individual athletes will be allowed to compete under a neutral flag, the International Paralympic...
 
   
CPC STATEMENT ON SUSPENSION OF RUSSIA AT 2018 WINTER PARALYMPIC GAM
 
 Newz4U.net     2018-01-29 kl. 22:08     89 words
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Winterlicious begins tomorrow at participating restaurants across Toronto Winterlicious, produced by the City of Toronto, runs for two mouth-watering weeks beginning tomorrow.

CPC STATEMENT ON SUSPENSION OF RUSSIA AT 2018 WINTER PARALYMPIC GAM.
 
   
Promising basketballers rub shoulders with the stars
 
 Daily Mercury News     2018-01-29 kl. 22:06     607 words
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Cooper Whitestyles (ecntre), a huge Rabbitohs fan, spent time with Bunnies' stars Dane Gagai (left) and Adam Reynolds at the AIS in January, where he

"Hopefully one day I'll make the Paralympics, but you have to be bloody, bloody good to be at that level.
 
   
Russia Is Banned From Paralympics, Again, for Doping
 
 NewsSummedUp.com     2018-01-29 kl. 21:02     118 words
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Unlike their Olympic counterparts, Paralympic officials had not previously allowed Russian athletes to bypass the ban and compete as individuals outside of qualifying events this fall.

Russia Is Banned From Paralympics, Again, for Doping.... Unlike their Olympic counterparts, Paralympic officials had not previously allowed Russian athletes to bypass the ban and compete as individuals outside of qualifying events this fall.Olympic...
 
   
Ahead of Pyeongchang Games, UN Assembly President appeals for ...
 
 South-South News     2018-01-29 kl. 21:00     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 ...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

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Kendall Jenner throws shade at Scott Disick-Sofia Richie
 
 LearningAndFinance     2018-01-29 kl. 21:00     435 words
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Scott Disick, 34, and Sofia Richie, 19 , are still going strong in January 2018 and after getting home from their Mexican getaway the pair have been

Some Russians can compete as neutrals at Pyeongchang Paralympics:... IPC It would be the first time for North Korean athletes to take part in the Winter Paralympics.
 
   
Aaron laddar för Paralympics
 
 Skaraborgs Allehanda Plus     2018-01-29 kl. 20:54     418 words
 
PARASPORT: Häftig upplevelse väntar 17-årige skidtalangen från Skövde Säsongen är i full gång för Aaron Lindström från SK Vitesse och i mars väntar en riktig höjdpunkt. Då ska 17-åringen åka till Sydkorea och tävla i Paralympics.

Aaron laddar för Paralympics.... Då ska 17-åringen åka till Sydkorea och tävla i Paralympics.-... Paralympics arrangeras i Pyeongchang med start den 9 mars och en av deltagarna i den svenska truppen är alltså Aaron Lindström som kommer från Skövde...
 
   
QCA Today: January 29, 2018
 
 River Cities Reader     2018-01-29 kl. 20:48     12062 words
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This feature collects articles published online by Quad Cities-area media outlets and by CapitolFax.com and the state-politics sections of the Des Moines Register and the State Journal-Register .

Russian team banned from Paralympics, but some will compete from Argus / Dispatch 4:14 a.m.:
 
   
14 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last week (1/23/18 - 1/29/18)
 
 Android Police     2018-01-29 kl. 20:44     2094 words
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Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so.

This is the official app for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (“App”).
 
   
Kabul, Strava, North Korea: Your Tuesday Briefing
 
 New York Times     2018-01-29 kl. 20:21     1292 words
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Good morning. Grammy winners, a fitness app’s unwitting sabotage and a class in happiness. It’s all in your Morning Briefing. Pool photo • Olympic dreams deferred.

Please get in touch here .) {{= c_phrase }} {{= temp }}°{{= temp_unit }} {{= c_high }}° {{= c_low }}° _____. • Russia was banned (again) from the Paralympics.... Paralympics officials refused to lift an earlier ban — in part, they said, because...

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Dow Will Make Official Olympic Housing Comfortable and Energy Efficient at PyeongChang Games 2018
 
 Walls & Ceilings Magazine     2018-01-29 kl. 20:14     665 words
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With less than a month to go until Opening Ceremony, the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games is gearing up to host the world in February for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.

With less than a month to go until Opening Ceremony, the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games is gearing up to host the world in February for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.A range of
 
   
How to Take a Sabbatical
 
 Medium.com     2018-01-29 kl. 20:10     2378 words
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Photo by Madi Robson on  Unsplash I leave tomorrow for my two-month sabbatical. I’m heading to Korea to be a volunteer at the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

I’m heading to Korea to be a volunteer at the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.I’ve been planning this for so long, I have trouble believing that the time has finally arrived.
 
   
NBC Olympics To Present 94 Hours of Paralympic Television Coverage in March!
 
 Broadway World     2018-01-29 kl. 20:04     394 words
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NBC Olympics will present unprecedented coverage of the Paralympic Winter Games Pyeong Chang 2018 this March, including 94 hours on television, which nearly doubles coverage of Sochi 2014.

NBC Olympics To Present 94 Hours of Paralympic Television Coverage in March!NBC Olympics will present unprecedented coverage of the Paralympic Winter Games Pyeong Chang 2018 this March, including 94 hours on television, which nearly doubles coverage

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Kick-butt alpine skier also happens to be blind
 
 Mother Nature Network     2018-01-29 kl. 19:59     491 words
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Danelle Umstead, guided by her husband Rob, competes during the Winter Championships in New Zealand in 2015. (Photo: Hannah Peters/) Alpine skier Danelle Umstead can hit speeds greater than 70 miles per hour when she competes.

Danelle Umstead, guided by her husband Rob, will compete at this year's Paralympic Winter Games in the downhill, slalom, giant slalom, super-G, and super combined alpine skiing events.
 
   
Panasonic is proud to celebrate its 30th anniversary as a TOP sponsor for the Olympic Games
 
 The Future TV     2018-01-29 kl. 19:54     611 words
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Panasonic to Deliver a Wide Range of Solutions and Equipment for Staging the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.

Panasonic to Deliver a Wide Range of Solutions and Equipment for Staging the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.Panasonic Corporation, a TOP1 sponsor for the Olympic Games and Official Worldwide Paralympic Partner, announced today

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Transfer Deadline Deals Being Done & This Evening’s Kildare Scoreboard from 6.25 Reviews The Weekend Kildare Action
 
 Kfm Radio     2018-01-29 kl. 19:46     553 words
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Manchester City are close to making their first signing of the January transfer window. Athletic Bilbao have confirmed that the 65-million euro release clause for their France under-21 defender Aymeric (PR: Emmer-ick) Laporte has been met.

The hooker left Munster last week after five-years with the province. ================ Germany has described the decision to allow Russian athletes compete as neutrals at the Winter Paralympics as "incomprehensible".
 
   
Adaptive athletes make full-court press at SDSU
 
 San Diego Union Tribune     2018-01-29 kl. 19:05     641 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.

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...
 
   
Stone top gun secures medal and pathway to Olympics
 
 Stone and Eccleshall Gazette     2018-01-29 kl. 19:02     447 words
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Stone’s Harriet Watson   A talented Stone pistol shooter clinched a national bronze medal and was snapped up for an elite project aimed at nurturing prospective Olympic stars of the future.

In front of team GB athlete Kristian Callaghan and 2016 Paralympian Issy Bailey, Harriet and the remaining finalists targeted 10 shots apiece and were placed in a league table aligned with their scores. “To have Kristian and Issy watching at the
 
   
Russia still banned from Winter Paralympics, but some of its athletes can compete as neutrals
 
 Enews.Shafaqna.com     2018-01-29 kl. 18:59     13 words
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The International Paralympic Committee announced Monday that Russia remains banned from the

Russia still banned from Winter Paralympics, but some of its athletes can compete as neutrals.... The International Paralympic Committee announced Monday that Russia remains banned from the. ...upco.
 
   
Interoperability - it's a new Olympic sport
 
 HealthCareIT News     2018-01-29 kl. 18:58     1344 words
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Olympic games offer athletes from around the globe a chance to shine on the world stage, showcasing their top-tier talent for all to see.

Note also that we are not only looking at the main Olympics but also the Paralympics that use the same infrastructure.

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Former competitive rower's new goal: A law degree
 
 Seattle University     2018-01-29 kl. 18:40     789 words
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Twenty years after brain cancer surgery damaged her optic nerve and left her without sight at age 10, Natalie McCarthy hasn't stopped setting goals for herself and achieving them. First, a biology degree from Pacific Lutheran University.

Really good. In 2012, McCarthy left her job at NJP and moved to Oklahoma (where the Paralympic training center is located) to focus all of her energy on rowing.... Though her Paralympic dreams weren't totally behind her, she was ready turn her...
 
   
Bridgestone at the Olympics: Athletes, Tires, Education and More
 
 Modern Tire Dealer     2018-01-29 kl. 18:37     723 words
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Bridgestone Corp. is gearing up for the start of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 with a variety of product, athlete and educational efforts in South Korea.

tires for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) vehicles within the Olympic fleet, and is supporting Team Bridgestone -- a global roster of Olympic and Paralympic athletes competing in PyeongChang.... This roster includes more than 50 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
NBC Sports to air record hours of Winter Paralympics coverage
 
 NBC Olympics     2018-01-29 kl. 18:35     697 words
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NBC Sports will nearly double its Winter Paralympic TV coverage from four years ago in PyeongChang in March. More here from NBC Sports PR .

NBC Sports to air record hours of Winter Paralympics coverage.... NBC Sports will nearly double its Winter Paralympic TV coverage from four years ago in PyeongChang in March.... More here from NBC Sports PR .NBC Sports’ platforms will air more than 250 hours of the PyeongChang Paralympics...

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Four medal events per gender for paratriathlon at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
 
 Triathlonbusiness.com     2018-01-29 kl. 18:31     329 words
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The International Paralympic Committee has confirmed that Paratriathlon will have eight medal events in total – four men and four women – at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

Four medal events per gender for paratriathlon at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.... The International Paralympic Committee has confirmed that Paratriathlon will have eight medal events in total – four men and four women – at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic...
 
   
Youth Sports Alliance announces athletes headed to Pyeongchang with ties to Park City
 
 Park Record     2018-01-29 kl. 18:29     617 words
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The Youth Sports Alliance (YSA) announced that Park City Nation will send 54 athletes to compete in the PyeongChang Olympics next month.

Paralympic athletes will be named in February.
 
   
Some Russians can compete as neutrals at Pyeongchang Paralympics: IPC
 
 KFGO News     2018-01-29 kl. 18:23     330 words
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9:55 a.m. CST MOSCOW (Reuters) - Paralympic organizers said on Monday they would let some Russians compete as neutrals at the Pyeongchang Winter Games in March, but upheld a ban on Moscow fielding a national team.

Some Russians can compete as neutrals at Pyeongchang Paralympics:... Paralympic organizers said on Monday they would let some Russians compete as neutrals at the Pyeongchang Winter Games in March, but upheld a ban on Moscow fielding a national team.Russia has been barred from all Paralympic...

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Blind U.S. triathlete used special camp to rise to No. 2 rank in country
 
 Toronto Star Online     2018-01-29 kl. 18:12     1095 words
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SAN DIEGO—Five years ago, Encinitas resident Amy Dixon pulled herself out of a depressive funk over losing her vision by signing up for her first triathlon.

Dixon said this was important because disabled athletes don’t attract as many sponsors as their able-bodied peers.... She supports her racing career and Paralympics quest through sponsors, public speaking events and advocacy work for the vision...
 
   
Evening Update 29 Jan
 
 Riviera Radio     2018-01-29 kl. 18:09     745 words
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Murder -  The husband of 29 year-old jogger Alexia Daval , whose burnt-out body was found in a forest last October, has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Winter Olympics -  The ban on Russia atheletes competing has been upheld by the International Paralympic Committee .... Russia was banned from all Olympic and Paralympic competition after details were confirmed of state-sponsored doping.i2N MC.
 
   
Russian paralympics team banned from Winter Olympics in March for doping
 
 Central Charts     2018-01-29 kl. 18:06     122 words
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[embedded content] Some of the athletes will be invited to compete in five sports under a neutral flag.… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2018/01/29/russian-paralympics-team-banned-from-winter-olympics-in-march-...

Russian paralympics team banned from Winter Olympics in March for doping.... Some of the athletes will be invited to compete in five sports under a neutral flag.… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2018/01/29/russian-paralympics...

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Alfie Hewett: British French Open champion achieves world number one status
 
 BBC     2018-01-29 kl. 18:02     124 words
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Great Britain's Alfie Hewett has risen to world number one in the ITF wheelchair tennis rankings for the first time in his career. Hewett, 20, won the 2017 French Open and reached the final of the US Open.

The Norfolk player, who was knocked out in his first match at this month's Australian Open, becomes the second British man to hold top spot after fellow 2016 Paralympic medallist Gordon Reid.

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Perfect tournament for USA in Turin
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-01-29 kl. 17:54     240 words
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Paralympic champions shut out hosts Italy in last major competition before PyeongChang 2018 The USA did not allow a single goal to be scored

Paralympic champions shut out hosts Italy in last major competition before PyeongChang 2018 The USA did not allow a single goal to be scored. ...against them, as they shut out every team to capture the 2018 Turin Para Ice Hockey International
 
   
"Access + Ability" at the Cooper Hewitt Demonstrates How Design Can Create a More Inclusive Society
 
 Metropolis Magazine     2018-01-29 kl. 17:48     1345 words
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The exhibit, which premiered in December, explores how technology, innovation, and design can change lives. Seen at center: the Superflex Aura Power BodySuit by fuseproject.

"It was used in the 2016 Paralympics in Rio.

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Russian fans to sing national anthem in South Korea despite prohibitions
 
 Pravda     2018-01-29 kl. 17:45     192 words
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Vice president of the judo federation of Russia, entrepreneur Boris Rotenberg, said that Russian fans would sing the national anthem during the Winter Olympic Games in South Korea despite prohibitions from the International Olympic Committee, Fontanka.

Meanwhile, Russian Paralympic athletes would participate in the 2018 Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang wearing uniforms of the Neutral Paralympic Athlete (NPA), without national identification, a message on the official website of the International
 
   
IOC hands Russian athletes list of prohibitions to preserve neutral status
 
 Sportcal     2018-01-29 kl. 17:25     574 words
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Russian athletes and other members of the so-called ‘Olympic Athlete from Russia’ delegation will be subject to a range of restrictions preventing

alleged doping programme in Russia that focused on the Sochi 2014 winter Olympics and involved over 1,000 athletes competing in summer, winter and Paralympic sports (including non-Olympic sports).
 
   
Call for International Women's Day award nominations
 
 MedicalHealthNews.net     2018-01-29 kl. 17:19     430 words
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IPC members invited to nominate person or organisation who has championed gender equality in sports The International Paralympic Committee (IPC)

IPC members invited to nominate person or organisation who has championed gender equality in sports The International Paralympic Committee (IPC). ...is calling on its members to nominate a person or organisation who they believe embodies the

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Russia Banned From Paralympics Again Over Doping Scandal
 
 Newsy     2018-01-29 kl. 17:15     130 words
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Russia has once again been banned from the Paralympics, thanks to the country's infamous doping scandal. The International Paralympic Committee  announced the decision Monday.

Russia Banned From Paralympics Again Over Doping Scandal.... Russia has once again been banned from the Paralympics, thanks to the country's infamous doping scandal.... The International Paralympic Committee  announced the decision Monday. The organization...

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Russia is suspended from South Korean paralympics after doping scandal – but individual athletes can join in
 
 Enews.Shafaqna.com     2018-01-29 kl. 17:04     17 words
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Russia s team will be suspended from the Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang after a doping

Russia is suspended from South Korean paralympics after doping scandal – but individual athletes can join in.... Russia s team will be suspended from the Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang after a doping. ...scand.
 
   
Every U.S. Olympic athlete gets a piece of gold
 
 Comcast SportsNet     2018-01-29 kl. 17:03     680 words
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Each 2018 PyeongChang Olympic athlete gets fitted for a gold ring at Team Processing. No matter how they perform at the Games, U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes are guaranteed a piece of gold.

Olympic and Paralympic athletes are guaranteed a piece of gold.It doesn’t come in the form of a medal around their necks; instead, It takes the form of an Olympic ring to commemorate their experience and athletic achievement.

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Some Russians can compete as neutrals at Pyeongchang Paralympics - IPC
 
 WSAU-AM     2018-01-29 kl. 17:02     330 words
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9:55 a.m. CST MOSCOW (Reuters) - Paralympic organizers said on Monday they would let some Russians compete as neutrals at the Pyeongchang Winter Games in March, but upheld a ban on Moscow fielding a national team.

Some Russians can compete as neutrals at Pyeongchang Paralympics -... Paralympic organizers said on Monday they would let some Russians compete as neutrals at the Pyeongchang Winter Games in March, but upheld a ban on Moscow fielding a national team.Russia has been barred from all Paralympic...

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Tokyo firefighters hold anti-terror drills
 
 MedicalHealthNews.net     2018-01-29 kl. 16:50     168 words
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Firefighters in Tokyo have held drills to prepare for possible terrorist attacks on a concert venue ahead of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in the Japanese capital. About 500 people took part in the drills at a park in Arakawa Ward on Monday.

Firefighters in Tokyo have held drills to prepare for possible terrorist attacks on a concert venue ahead of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in the Japanese capital.
 
   
Draw made for IWRF World Championship qualifier
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-01-29 kl. 16:48     236 words
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The group stage draw for the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation's World Championship qualifier has been made before the tournament takes place in April.

Australia are the defending world and Paralympic champions © The Swiss, as the host nation, were given the chance to decide what group they wanted to play in after the first six teams had been allocated.... Australia also won Paralympic gold at Rio...
 
   
IPC advances programme for Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024
 
 Sportcal     2018-01-29 kl. 16:37     473 words
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The International Paralympic Committee has finalised the para athletics and para swimming programme for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games and furthered the preparations for Paris 2024 after holding two days of meetings in Bonn, Germany over the weekend.

The International Paralympic Committee has finalised the para athletics and para swimming programme for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games and furthered the preparations for Paris 2024 after holding two days of meetings in Bonn, Germany over the
 
   
Russia ban upheld for Pyeongchang Paralympics
 
 Iran Daily     2018-01-29 kl. 16:35     320 words
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The ban on Russia competing at the 2018 Winter Paralympics has been upheld by the International Paralympic Committee. But Russian Para-athletes who can prove they are clean will be allowed to compete in Pyeongchang as neutrals, BBC reported.

Russia ban upheld for Pyeongchang Paralympics.... The ban on Russia competing at the 2018 Winter Paralympics has been upheld by the International Paralympic Committee.... But Russian Para-athletes who can prove they are clean will be allowed to compete in Pyeongchang as neutrals, BBC reported.Russia was banned from all Paralympic...
 
   
With Toyota's help, Paralympics ready to offer more coverage than ever before
 
 NewsReality.com     2018-01-29 kl. 16:34     22 words
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Toyota is the presenting sponsor of the Paralympics, which will offer more than 250 hours of coverage across all platforms this year.

With Toyota's help, Paralympics ready to offer more coverage than ever before.... Toyota is the presenting sponsor of the Paralympics, which will offer more than 250 hours of coverage across all platforms this year.

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Bravo, young champions!
 
 Uzbekistan National News Agency     2018-01-29 kl. 16:21     581 words
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17:42 Uzbekistan National U23 Football Team won the gold medal at the Asian Football Championship held in China on 9-27 January in 2018.

The resolution of the President of Uzbekistan “On measures for further development of physical culture and sports” of June 3 and “On preparation of Uzbekistan athletes for the XXXII Summer Olympic and XVI Paralympic Games 2020 in Tokyo,
 
   
Russian team banned from Pyeongchang Paralympics
 
 USA TODAY     2018-01-29 kl. 16:20     15 words
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Russia was banned Monday from the upcoming Pyeongchang Paralympics because of its doping past.

Russian team banned from Pyeongchang Paralympics.... Russia was banned Monday from the upcoming Pyeongchang Paralympics because of its doping past.Time.

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Howe Green "raises the bar" at former Olympic Site
 
 Building Products Index     2018-01-29 kl. 16:18     253 words
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BPi - Press release During the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympic Games the International Press and Broadcast Centre played host to the world’s media.

BPi - Press release During the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympic Games the International Press and Broadcast Centre played host to the world’s media.Fast forward to 2017 and these key buildings continue to form a central element of the Queen...
 
   
Opinion: Through the backdoor to Pyeongchang
 
 Deutsche Welle     2018-01-29 kl. 16:10     569 words
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Prior to the Rio Games, the International Paralympic Committee took an exemplary stance against doping. Now, though, the IPC has caved, and its logic for doing so appears flawed, writes DW's Joscha Weber.

Prior to the Rio Games, the International Paralympic Committee took an exemplary stance against doping.... The reason given for this move also raises doubts about the stringency of the Paralympic movement in the fight against doping.

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Russia remains suspended from the 2018 Paralympic Games, but officials announced Monday that some Russian athletes will be eligible to compete in Pyeongchang.
 
 TickerTech.com     2018-01-29 kl. 16:10     66 words
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News - Full Story | TickerTech.com Your web browser does not support JavaScript, and is therefore too old to view this site properly. Please upgrade here Paralympics committee allows some Russian athletes to compete as neutrals Jan. 29.

Russia remains suspended from the 2018 Paralympic Games, but officials announced Monday that some Russian athletes will be eligible to compete in Pyeongchang.News -... Please upgrade here Paralympics committee allows some Russian athletes to compete as...
 
   
Wanderlust Festival Oahu expands programming in sixth year
 
 TravelWeekly.com     2018-01-29 kl. 16:08     570 words
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For the sixth year in a row, Wanderlust will bring a robust program dedicated to the mindful, balanced life to Oahu's North Shore.

Women's Sitting Volleyball team and a gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympics.
 
   
Winter Olympics next month will have most athletes ever, organizers say
 
 ABC News     2018-01-29 kl. 16:06     166 words
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Next month's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will have the largest number of athletes ever for the Winter Games, the organizing committee said today.

Soohorang and Bandabi, the mascots of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, in front of the National Assembly Building of South Korea, Dec.
 
   
NBC announcer and St. Louis native Steve Schlanger prepares for fourth Olympics
 
 St. Louis Mag     2018-01-29 kl. 16:00     898 words
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NBC sportscaster Steve Schlanger has had a busy schedule this year, between traveling back and forth from his St.

Louis since early October,” he says, “and I won’t actually be home for a weekend until the beginning of April, because right after the Olympics, I’ll come back, regroup for a couple of days, and then I’m doing the Paralympics as well.”

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