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Upp och hoppa, Sverige! Bryt stillasittandet för alla barn och ungas rätt till ett hälsosamt liv
 
 MyNewsdesk     2018-01-31 kl. 08:37     359 words
 
Pressmeddelande * Jan 31, 2018 08:37 CET Generation Peps vision är att alla barn och unga ska ha möjlighet och vilja att leva ett aktivt och hälsosamt liv. Stillasittandet är ett globalt problem och vi i Sverige är inget undantag.

Stiftelse, Leos Lekland, Metro, MTG, Norrsken House, Parasport Sverige, SCIF (Sveriges Centralförening för Idrottens Främjande) Serus, Stiftelsen Marcus och Amalia Wallenbergs Minnesfond, STIGA Sports, Sverige United, Telia, Trivselledare, TV4.
 
   
Eldsjälen Linnéa kan bli hjälte
 
 Barometern     2018-01-30 kl. 21:49     290 words
 
Foto: Mats Holmertz Linnea Thurfjell är med i urvalsprocessen inför höstens gala Svenska hjältar. För elfte året i rad hyllas Svenska hjältar på en tv-gala i höst. Linnéa Thurfjell, Kalmar, är med i urvalsprocessen.

Linnéa Thurfjell, som har ett stort engagemang inom parasport, är en av de nominerade som Aftonbladet gjort ett inslag om.... Jag har bara engagerat mig i handikappidrotten för att det känns meningsfullt, inte för att få uppmärksamhet själv.
 
   
Kalmartjej nominerad till Svenska hjältar-galan
 
 24 Kalmar     2018-01-30 kl. 21:01     397 words
 
Det känns nästan lite overkligt", säger eldsjälen. I december månad ägde den tionde Svenska hjältar-galan rum i Stockholm.

Till 2018 års gala har Kalmartjejen och parasport-eldsjälen Linnéa Thurfjell blivit nominerad.
 
   
Ryssarna avstängda - då ökar Modins guldchanser
 
 SVT Nyheter     2018-01-30 kl. 18:22     178 words
 
Publicerad: för 2 timmar sedan Uppdaterad: för 2 timmar sedan Här är beskedet som ökar Zebastian Modins guldchanser markant i Paralympics. Ingen rysk längdskidåkare på herrsidan kommer att tävla.

Publicerad: för 11 minuter sedan Uppdaterad: för 4 minuter sedan Här är beskedet som ökar Zebastian Modins guldchanser markant i Paralympics.... Reporter. Reporter. Den internationella paralympiska kommittén bekräftar för SVT Sport att 30-35 ryssar...
 
   
Skidåkaren Lovisa drömmer om INAS-VM
 
 Sveriges Radio P1     2018-01-30 kl. 17:05     229 words
 
Lovisa Danielsson har en intellektuell funktionsnedsättning och är en av världens bästa skidåkare inom parasport. Hon tycker också att det är viktigt att ha intressen utanför idrotten: - Jag har en fantastisk kontaktperson som heter Karolin.

Lovisa Danielsson har en intellektuell funktionsnedsättning och är en av världens bästa skidåkare inom parasport.
 
   
Trio vann på parasportgalan
 
 Motala & Vadstena Tidning     2018-01-30 kl. 12:30     391 words
 
Det är ingen hejd på prisregnet över bordtennisspelarna i Team Motala. Av tre nominerade vann två från Västers BTK på söndagens svenska parasportgala i Stockholm.

Men det var en riktig revansch när de i VM-finalen slog det Ukraina som de förlorat mot i Paralympics ett år tidigare, säger Ellermann.
 
   
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How a Horseback Rider Without Legs Became a Champion
 
 Anchorage Press     2018-01-31 kl. 08:24     169 words
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Six years ago, horseback rider Felicia Grimmenhag was in a serious accident that left her legally dead for 15 minutes. When she awoke three days later, she found that she had lost both her legs.

Today, she has competed around the world and has her eyes set on the 2020 Paralympic Games.

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Russian Federation banned from Winter Paralympics over doping
 
 Kentucky Lake Times     2018-01-31 kl. 08:20     407 words
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It will be the second Paralympics without a Russian team. Russia's Paralympic committee deputy chief Rima Batalova said the announcement was not a surprise.

Russian Federation banned from Winter Paralympics over doping.... It will be the second Paralympics without a Russian team.... Russia's Paralympic committee deputy chief Rima Batalova said the announcement was not a surprise.But Russian Para-athletes who can...
 
   
Former Australian Paralympics World Champion visits BRAC ADP girls
 
 Brac     2018-01-31 kl. 08:13     291 words
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Priya Cooper and Mohammad Mohasin with BRAC ADP girls. (Photo credit: BRAC) Inspires female athletes to backstroke over challenges Ms.

Former Australian Paralympics World Champion visits BRAC ADP girls.
 
   
Une délégation paralympique réduite
 
 NewsSummedUp.com     2018-01-31 kl. 07:41     134 words
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Ils étaient montés 80 fois sur le podium en 2014 à Sotchi, raflant l’or à 30 reprises. Une performance que les champions paralympiques russes ne rééditeront pas à PyeongChang du 9 au 18 mars prochains.

Une délégation paralympique réduite.... Une performance que les champions paralympiques russes ne rééditeront pas à PyeongChang du 9 au 18 mars prochains.Le Comité international paralympique (CIP) a annoncé lundi la suspension du Comité paralympique russe...
 
   
Fears of US ‘bloody nose’ attack on North Korea on the rise
 
 Asia Times Online     2018-01-31 kl. 07:36     1437 words
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Converging signals from the United States, Japan, South Korea and even the United Kingdom indicate that a US military strike on North Korea is more

Given this, military pundits in regional capitals including Pyongyang will be carefully watching which US units and assets deploy to the region after the Winter Paralympics conclude on March 18. continue reading.
 
   
Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies (TIAS) Holds Roundtable on Olympic Legacy by ...
 
 BioMedReports     2018-01-31 kl. 07:35     33 words
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(Photo1: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/img/201801290379-O1-Devwz011 ) With the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 coming soon, attention is now focused on the question of what kind of ongoing Read more...

Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies (TIAS) Holds Roundtable on Olympic Legacy by ...(Photo1: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/img/201801290379-O1-Devwz011 ) With the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 coming soon, attention is now focused on
 
   
Dribble & Bounce: Dreaming of Basketball in Rural UP
 
 Huffington Post India     2018-01-31 kl. 07:35     723 words
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Think Sunday, and you might imagine a long, lazy day of cricket or pick up football games.

Access to facilities is a prohibitive factor - the wheelchair used by disabled athletes for basketball costs between 33,000 and 34,000 rupees.
 
   
Queen’s Baton Relay batonbearer humbled by selection
 
 Manning River Times     2018-01-31 kl. 07:33     418 words
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Alysse Iverson said she was “surprised”, “excited” and “humbled” to be selected as an official batonbearer for the Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay, which comes through Forster and Tuncurry this Friday, February 2.

She managed ‘Up Front’ the school’s Rock Eisteddfod in Sydney and sang and danced at the Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Two months in Pyeongchang to study Korean snowfalls
 
 EPFL     2018-01-31 kl. 07:21     491 words
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- Josué Gehring is about to spend two months taking part in an international meteorological measurement project in the mountains of South Korea, close to the 2018 Winter Olympics host venues. Discover his adventures on the EPFL Out There blog!

His two-month stay will allow him to follow the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in their entirety.... And as a keen cross-country skier, he will of course be keeping a close eye on how Swiss competitors fare in the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Irish musician John Kelly – ‘Disability is a human rights issue, it’s an equality issue’
 
 Irish Post     2018-01-31 kl. 07:04     735 words
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John Kelly is campaigning for equality (Pictures: Bathing Solutions) JOHN KELLY grew up in London with parents who loved all the Irish music favourites – Big Tom, The Dubliners, The Clancy Brothers.

Over the course of his career, he has sung Spasticus Autisticus at the 2012 Paralympic Games and performed on major stages around the world with artists including Herbie Flowers, The Blockheads and Linda Gale Lewis.
 
   
Local disability rugby league star dons green and gold
 
 Camden Advertiser     2018-01-31 kl. 06:33     383 words
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George Tonna first wore green and gold when he represented Australia at the 2000 Sydney Paralympic Games.

George Tonna first wore green and gold when he represented Australia at the 2000 Sydney Paralympic Games.The Ingleburn resident will don the iconic colours again in February when he represents Australia in the world’s first Rugby League Nines

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[Peace in PyeongChang] We will have the safest Olympics ever: Gangwon fire department
 
 Korea.net     2018-01-31 kl. 06:31     646 words
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Director Nam Heung-woo of the Fire Safety Planning Division for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games vows to take care of safety

Director Nam Heung-woo of the Fire Safety Planning Division for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games vows to take care of safety. ...for the international visitors at the Olympics and Paralympics, at his office in Chuncheon,
 
   
PyeongChang beyond sports
 
 Korea.net     2018-01-31 kl. 06:31     1072 words
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A taekwondo team from the First Republic of Korea Army (FROKA) performs as it waves a sign saying, 'It’s you, PyeongChang,' and the Taegeukgi national

A taekwondo team from the First Republic of Korea Army (FROKA) performs as it waves a sign saying, 'It’s you, PyeongChang,' and the Taegeukgi national. ...flag, during a ceremony to mark one year until the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic
 
   
Ji Seong-ho: A North Korean defector's brutal journey from torture and starvation to Donald Trump's state of the union 
 
 Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland     2018-01-31 kl. 06:08     711 words
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Donald Trump used the harrowing story of a North Korean defector to highlight the brutality of Kim Jong-un's regime during his on Tuesday night.

"Only the children of the elite have good medical facilities and expensive wheelchairs, and only they get to go things like the Paralympics," he said, alluding to the 17-year-old North Korean swimmer Rim Ju Song at the London Paralympics in 2012.

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Korea | Pyongyang cancels pre-Olympic joint cultural event
 
 Macau Daily Times     2018-01-31 kl. 06:07     547 words
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S outh Korea yesterday expressed regret over North Korea’s cancellation of one of the joint cooperation projects planned for next month’s Winter Olympics, a development highlighting the delicate nature of ties between the rivals split for seven decades.

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.
 
   
Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies (TIAS) Holds Roundtable on Olympic Legacy by Multi-stakeholders
 
 PR Newswire     2018-01-31 kl. 06:05     1139 words
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- Traditional Strengths, Problem-solving Critical to Building Legacy; Fostering Talent among People with Diverse Viewpoints Key to Legacy - TSUKUBA , Japan , Jan.

Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies (TIAS), a part of the "Sport for Tomorrow" programme by which the Japanese government is promoting the sports and Olympic/Paralympic movement, hosted a roundtable presentation in Tokyo on Monday, 22
 
   
Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies (TIAS) Holds Roundtable on Olympic Legacy by Multi-stakeholders
 
 WAFF     2018-01-31 kl. 06:03     549 words
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SOURCE Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies (TIAS), University of Tsukuba - Traditional Strengths, Problem-solving Critical to Building

TSUKUBA. (Photo1: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/img/201801290379-O1-Devwz011) With the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 coming soon, attention is now focused on the question of what kind of ongoing and positive Olympic legacy the Games will leave...

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The Toyota Tsusho Group becomes the first company in Japan to adopt uniforms made using Fairtrade cotton-Toyota Tsusho and TB Unifashion acquire International Fairtrade Certification for cotton-
 
 Toyota Tsusho Corporation     2018-01-31 kl. 06:00     485 words
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Toyota Tsusho Corporation (Toyota Tsusho) and TB Unifashion Corporation (TB Unifashion), one of its Group companies, hereby announce that they acquired International Fairtrade Certification for cotton via Fairtrade Label Japan in January 2018.

The Toyota Tsusho Group intends to unite and actively engage in promoting Fairtrade products which, as the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games approach, will continue to grow in importance.

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DPRK cancels joint cultural event with S.Korea before Winter Olympics
 
 Xinhua News Agency     2018-01-31 kl. 04:54     302 words
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SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) -- 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.

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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Gangwon-do invites you to its winter festivals
 
 Korea.net     2018-01-31 kl. 04:44     753 words
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Snow sculptures of Soohorang and Bandabi, the official mascots for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, stand in a snowy field during the 2017 Daegwallyeong Snow Festival in Pyeongchang-gun County, Gangwon-do Province, on Feb. 3, 2017.

Snow sculptures of Soohorang and Bandabi, the official mascots for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, stand in a snowy field during the 2017 Daegwallyeong Snow Festival in Pyeongchang-gun County, Gangwon-do Province, on Feb.
 
   
eNCA | Kremlin: Claims Putin ordered Russian doping programme slander
 
 South Africa News Shafaqna     2018-01-31 kl. 04:32     14 words
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Russia has been banned from taking part at the 2018 Winter Olympics and

Russia has been banned from taking part at the 2018 Winter Olympics and. ...Paralympics.
 
   
Clearing up misconceptions
 
 New Straits Times     2018-01-31 kl. 03:59     287 words
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I WISH to thank writer Marisa Demori for her letter on how to create awareness about the disabled. I applaud your suggestions, but there are misconceptions that need to be cleared up and facts to be corrected.

In addition, I am a Paralympic air rifle shooter and I do motivational talks.
 
   
The Olympian Next Door: Erin Popovich
 
 KOAA.com     2018-01-31 kl. 03:57     233 words
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COLORADO SPRINGS - Erin Popovich is a highly decorated Paralympic swimmer. In Athens back in 2004 she said she made her biggest accomplishment. "I went 7 events, 7 gold medals," Popovich said. The swimmer is originally from Butte, Montana.

Erin Popovich. COLORADO SPRINGS - Erin Popovich is a highly decorated Paralympic swimmer.... Now she lives in Colorado Springs working at the USOC Paralympic Division.... She said the sky is the limit with the Paralympics and she can't wait to watch the...
 
   
Kremlin: Accusations of Putin Involvement in Russian Doping Are Slander
 
 Latin American Herald Tribune     2018-01-31 kl. 03:35     188 words
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MOSCOW – The Kremlin said on Tuesday any accusations that Russia’s President Vladimir Putin had been involved in the doping scandal that rocked the country and led many athletes to lose their medals or be banned from sporting events were slander.

The former lab director had admitted to taking part in a large-scale doping scheme, which, once unveiled, led Russia to be banned from the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics and many athletes to have their medals revoked.
 
   
Golf closer to 2024 Paralympics
 
 Golf Australia     2018-01-31 kl. 03:35     286 words
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A Paralympic nod would be a huge boost for inclusive golf in Australia and around the world.

Golf closer to 2024 Paralympics.... A Paralympic nod would be a huge boost for inclusive golf in Australia and around the world.A significant milestone was achieved this week with the IPC governing board approving golf to move to stage two of the...
 
   
5 Things to Do: Feb. 2-4
 
 Make It Better     2018-01-31 kl. 03:20     501 words
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This weekend is all about the Super Bowl , and thankfully you’ll find plenty of dining deals around Chicago and the North Shore to make the most of the day. Plus, meet a favorite local author, be inspired by a new museum exhibit, or see a popular opera.

14 Chicago Area Athletes to Watch in the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Magic night fights fires
 
 Castanet.net     2018-01-31 kl. 02:56     108 words
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Photo: Contributed A magical evening raised some $16,000 for fire prevention equipment at SilverStar Mountain Resort.

Do You Believe in Magic? featured the magical stylings of David Leif, along with wines from Van Westin Vineyards and an inspiring keynote address by Silver Star’s own Paralympic gold medalist Josh Dueck.Darren Handschuh.
 
   
Team Visa Launches Global Film for the Winter Olympic Games 2018
 
 Gadgets Magazine     2018-01-31 kl. 02:25     320 words
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With less than one month until the Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang 2018, Team Visa athletes took the lead in launching the brand’s global advertising campaign across their personal social media accounts.

Lines”,  the 54 members of the Team Visa roster from Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls representing twenty-one countries and fifteen sports, premiered the full-length spot ahead of its traditional debut on global digital and broadcast channels to
 
   
Planning Events for Exceptional Athletes:
 
 Sports Destination Management     2018-01-31 kl. 02:00     1411 words
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By: Jonathan Brideau Lessons from World T.E.A.M. Sports Since 1987, World T.E.A.M. Sports has organized athletic events for both disabled and able-bodied individuals.

Sometimes, someone in a person’s family is a disabled athlete or a military veteran, and that creates an interest that works as a vehicle to get them involved with us.
 
   
Clean Russians granted 'neutral' Paralympic pass
 
 CHINAdaily.com.cn     2018-01-31 kl. 01:59     92 words
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MOSCOW - Russia's team is suspended from the Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, but individual athletes will be allowed to compete under a neutral flag, the International Paralympics Committee ruled on Monday.

Clean Russians granted 'neutral' Paralympic pass.... MOSCOW - Russia's team is suspended from the Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, but individual athletes will be allowed to compete under a neutral flag, the International Paralympics Committee...
 
   
Paralympian Sue-Ellen Lovett rides against cancer
 
 EquestrianLife.com.au     2018-01-31 kl. 01:51     16 words
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As a cancer survivor herself, blind Paralympian Sue-Ellen Lovett is riding through Central West NSW...

Paralympian Sue-Ellen Lovett rides against cancer.... As a cancer survivor herself, blind Paralympian Sue-Ellen Lovett is riding through Central West NSW...
 
   
Gov. Nathan Deal Decrees Feb. 8 as ‘PyeongChang Winter Olympics and Paralympics Day’ in Georgia
 
 Global Atlanta     2018-01-31 kl. 01:08     895 words
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Gov. Nathan Deal joins in a round of applause after signing the Winter Olympics proclamation. The week before a deployment ceremony took place today, Jan.

8 as ‘PyeongChang Winter Olympics and Paralympics Day’ in Georgia.... 8 as PyeongChang Winter Olympics and Paralympics Day in Georgia .... Both the state Senate and House also passed resolutions recognizing and congratulating Korea on being host of the 2018 XXIII Winter Olympic Games and the Paralympic...
 
   
IOC reveal concern over Pyeongchang 2018 anti-doping system amid potential issues with sample bottles
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-01-31 kl. 00:48     397 words
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has admitted it is "very concerned" after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) revealed it was conducting an investigation into potential integrity issues with newly-introduced sample bottles.

It comes with the fall-out from the Russian doping scheme at their home Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics still continuing.

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Which Sports Are Team USA Athletes Most Looking Forward To At The Winter Olympics?
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-01-31 kl. 00:45     821 words
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By | Jan. 30, 2018, 5:38 p.m. (ET) (L-R) Short track speedskating, snowboarding and ice hockey are among the most eagerly-anticipated events for Team USA athletes at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.

Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang must be totally dedicated to their mission.... Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.... It’s a sport that Paralympic alpine skier Danielle...
 
   
‘Gets your blood going:” Brookfield East hosts wheelchair basketball tournament for all ages
 
 FOX6Now.com     2018-01-31 kl. 00:29     411 words
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Please enable Javascript to watch this video Travis Beckler MILWAUKEE -- For some of these athletes, a wheelchair is all they’ve ever known. Others didn't need it until later in life.

States as far away as Texas and California will be represented, and everyone from Paralympians down to 6-year-old players will get to put their skill and strength on full display. “I can do something in the wheelchair with everyone like me, so
 
   
Despite Delays and Hurdles, Calgary 2026 Remains Optimistic About Olympic Bid
 
 GamesBids.com     2018-01-31 kl. 00:29     556 words
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Officials representing Calgary’s bid to host the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games Monday expressed confidence that they would receive the full

Officials representing Calgary’s bid to host the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games Monday expressed confidence that they would receive the full. ...funding necessary in time for the March 31 application deadline set by the International Olympic
 
   
Exploratory Committee Seeks Key Community Input Regarding Potential Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid
 
 Digital Producer     2018-01-31 kl. 00:27     12 words
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Watt setting target on 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo
 
 Bendigo Advertiser     2018-01-31 kl. 00:23     498 words
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BENDIGO’S Paul Watt knows he has been given a second chance at life and he wants to make the most of it.

Watt setting target on 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.... Paul Watt, a bi-lateral amputee, has the goal of competing for Australia in seated archery at the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo firmly in sight.... Picture: DARREN HOWE And he is using archery and an ambition of competing at the 2020 Paralympics...
 
   
Simplot Games welcomes back Tyson Gunter
 
 Idaho State Journal     2018-01-31 kl. 00:20     557 words
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POCATELLO — Although he is considered legally blind, lacks pigment in his skin, and has increased light sensitivity in his eyes, none of the hardships that accompany albinism have stopped Tyson Gunter from giving back and doing what he loves.

Paralympics program in three world championships, won two world championship silver medals, and was on the 2016 U.S.... Paralympic team in Rio.... After his time at Simplot Games, Gunter plans to continue training for the next Paralympics.

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Texas A&M seeks to improve the lives of people who are disabled
 
 KXXV-TV     2018-01-31 kl. 00:14     128 words
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Texas A&M University believes that just because you might be physically or cognitively challenged doesn't mean you can't live a full life. They are hosting the Able Active and Adaptive: Healthy Living Across the Lifespan conference April 20 and 21.

James Rimmer and sitting Volleyball Paralympian Kari Miller.

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PyeongChangs Olympic Stadium to be used only four times
 
 Yahoo! Sports UK and Ireland     2018-01-31 kl. 00:05     341 words
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Thousands of people from all over the world will pack into PyeongChang, South Korea’s brand new Olympic Stadium next week to help kick off the Opening Ceremonies at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

price tag, and will serve as the centerpiece of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.... Rather than repurposing the venue or simply letting it sit empty, South Korea plans to renovate the stadium completely following the conclusion of the Paralympic...
 
   
Riley has a flipping good time at Australian Open
 
 Kyabram Free Press     2018-01-30 kl. 23:48     349 words
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THE Kyvalley tennis club juniors were counting their lucky stars earlier this month as they got the chance to play on Rod Laver Arena during day eight at the Australian Open.

The kids also got the chance to meet two-time gold Paralympic medallist Dylan Alcott and even pose for a photo on court.

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50 Biggest Super Bowl Advertisers of All Time
 
 24/7 Wall St     2018-01-30 kl. 23:29     4912 words
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Source: Courtesy of GoDaddy / Greg Tharp / YouTube Watching the commercials during the Super Bowl has become nearly as popular as watching the big game itself. And the country’s biggest brands couldn’t be happier.

Among Toyota’s most noteworthy commercials at the Super Bowl was the inspirational “How Great I Am.” The ad in 2015 featured paralympian Amy Purdy with Muhammad Ali providing the narration in a commercial for the Toyota Camry.
 
   
Taking Off: Women’s Ski Jumping Growing In America Following Olympic Debut Four Years Ago
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-01-30 kl. 23:23     2081 words
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By | Jan. 30, 2018, 4:57 p.m. (ET) Sarah Hendrickson competes in the mixed team HS100 normal hill at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships on Feb. 26, 2017 in Lahti, Finland. Sarah Hendrickson has some advice for athletic girls with lofty goals.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “From a really young age, you can’t have the fear,” Hendrickson said. “There are girls that will look up at the ski jump and say, ‘I
 
   
Watch: Jang Geun Suk Participates In 2018 Olympic Torch Relay Surrounded By Fans
 
 Soompi     2018-01-30 kl. 22:55     385 words
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Jang Geun Suk was the latest celebrity to run with the Olympic torch as a promotional ambassador for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. On January 29, the torch relay continued in Chuncheon, the capital city of Gangwon Province.

Jang Geun Suk has been actively promoting the Games as the officially appointed promotional ambassador of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, PyeongChang Paralympics, and Gangwon Province.
 
   
Grand Lake Classic Race makes big comeback after being on years-long hiatus
 
 Sky-Hi Daily News     2018-01-30 kl. 22:50     531 words
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A gentle snow fell over the Grand Lake Nordic Center on Sunday morning as racers began arriving for the comeback of the Grand Lake Classic Race. This race was once a popular event in the race circuit, but was discontinued for a few years.

Also taking second place in the three-kilometer was Joy Rondeau, a local woman currently training for the Paralympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, in March.
 
   
Ostrava to host first women's Para Ice Hockey World Cup
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-01-30 kl. 22:39     261 words
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Ostrava in the Czech Republic will host the first edition of the women's Para Ice Hockey World Cup in May of this year, it has been announced. World Para Ice Hockey had confirmed earlier this month that the tournament would be held from May 1 to 6.

International Paralympic Committee.... It is hoped the competition will help the development of the sport, which is not on the Paralympic programme.... The ultimate goal for the governing body is to stage a the major multi-nation Women’s Championships in 2019, with a view to the sport eventually being added to the Paralympic...
 
   
Here’s a big list of movies and TV shows that filmed in Cobb in 2017
 
 Atlanta Journal And Constitution     2018-01-30 kl. 22:36     2068 words
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With bucolic downtowns featuring centerpiece fountains, garden beds filled with jonquils and a roadside Big Chicken, who wouldn’t want to film in Cobb County?

The movie is about the paralympian gold medalist from South Africa, his rise to fame and the death of model Reeva Steenkamp. • “Expert Online Training Modules” — It’s unclear if we’ll hear about this one come award season. • “Farm

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Meet The Four Riders Awarded The Christian Kennedy Future Stars Scholarship
 
 International Polo Club     2018-01-30 kl. 22:16     1596 words
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Olympic dressage rider Robert Dover has announced his pick of four young riders to receive the Christian Kennedy Future Stars Scholarships, and they’re a diverse group.

Olympic dressage rider Robert Dover has announced his pick of four young riders to receive the Christian Kennedy Future Stars Scholarships, and they’re a diverse group.The series, now in its second year, has been permanently named after 2017
 
   
Leeds Sports Awards 2018
 
 Yorkshire Reporter     2018-01-30 kl. 22:01     444 words
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For the 2018 Leeds Sports Awards, there has been a record-breaking amount of nominations and votes for a phenomenal year of sport for Leeds athletes and associations. In total, Sport Leeds received 148 nominations and 2,684 votes.

? Hannah Cockroft. England and Leeds Rhinos Wheelchair rugby league player Jodie Boyd-Ward will challenge Paralympic champions Hannah Cockroft MBE and Kadeena Cox MBE for the Sportswoman Disability award....Paralympians and World Champions.
 
   
Ashley Caldwell is the only freestyle aerial skier to land The Daddy
 
 Interview Magazine     2018-01-30 kl. 21:54     834 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.
 
   
Exploratory Committee Seeks Key Community Input Regarding Potential Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid
 
 WFLX Fox 29     2018-01-30 kl. 21:50     164 words
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SOURCE VISIT DENVER Exploratory committee charged with determining if the Games would be good for Denver and Colorado DENVER "The exploratory committee is working diligently to determine not only if Denver A new website, www.explorethegames.

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Facing tight timeline on possible Winter Olympics bid, Denver’s exploratory committee wants to hear from you
 
 Denver Post     2018-01-30 kl. 21:36     898 words
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Public outreach includes online events and advisory committees for metro Denver and mountain communities Denver’s exploratory committee for a

said Rob Cohen, the CEO of IMA Financial Group and chairman of the Denver Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Exploratory Committee. “What are the benefits, what are the challenges and does it make sense for us to do it?” Until now, the committee

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Exploratory Committee Seeks Key Community Input Regarding Potential Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid
 
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Pyeongchang Paralympics a golden ticket for Alberta skier Kirk Schornstein
 
 Yahoo! Canada     2018-01-30 kl. 21:16     12 words
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Edmonton paralympian Kirk Schornstein finds his strongest motivation in the word "no.

Pyeongchang Paralympics a golden ticket for Alberta skier Kirk Schornstein.... Edmonton paralympian Kirk Schornstein finds his strongest motivation in the word "no.".

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Pyeongchang Paralympics a 'golden ticket' for Alberta skier Kirk Schornstein
 
 CBC     2018-01-30 kl. 20:44     620 words
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'It's kind of like winning the golden ticket in a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory kind of scenario' Edmonton paralympian Kirk Schornstein finds his strongest motivation in the word "no.

Pyeongchang Paralympics a 'golden ticket' for Alberta skier Kirk Schornstein.... 'It's kind of like winning the golden ticket in a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory kind of scenario' Edmonton paralympian Kirk Schornstein finds his strongest motivation in...

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Four Years After Sochi Crash, Maggie Voisin Returns To Olympics As Seasoned Vet, Yet Still A Teenager
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-01-30 kl. 19:58     1232 words
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By | Jan. 30, 2018, 1:20 p.m. (ET) Maggie Voisin poses for a portrait at the Team USA Media Summit ahead of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Sept. 26, 2017 in Park City, Utah.

We do this because we love this; we’re a small community.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Cruisin’ Connecticut – “The Art of Curling” at the Norfolk Curling Club
 
 WTNH.com     2018-01-30 kl. 19:55     185 words
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NORFOLK, Conn. (WTNH)– Today we’re Cruisin’ Connecticut to Norfolk, home of the Norfolk Curling Club. It’s one of two curling facilities in Connecticut. And you might be guilty of thinking that the sport looks a little bizarre or eccentric.

Steve Emt is a former UConn basketball player, and from the court to the ice… is now a paralympic curler.
 
   
TeamSG in Action: Wowing on the world stage
 
 Active SG     2018-01-30 kl. 19:46     779 words
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By Nicolette Mok With several continental- and world-level competitions coming up this month, our TeamSG athletes are all set to make their mark for Singapore!

Singapore National Paralympic Council) The 2018 World Para Swimming World Series will kick off this month with its Copenhagen leg, and we will be bringing the power with our very own swim champs!... From 26 February - 5 March , Paralympics medallists...
 
   
L.A. Metro OKs plan to fast-track transit projects by 2028 Olympics
 
 Progressive Rail Roading     2018-01-30 kl. 19:33     277 words
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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (Metro) board late last week adopted the Twenty-Eight by '28 plan, which calls for completing 28 transportation projects ahead of the 2028 Summer Olympics and Paralympics in Los Angeles. L.A.

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (Metro) board late last week adopted the Twenty-Eight by '28 plan, which calls for completing 28 transportation projects ahead of the 2028 Summer Olympics and Paralympics in Los Angeles.
 
   
Markus Salcher claims first two wins of the season
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-01-30 kl. 19:22     465 words
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Austrian double Paralympic champion wins Super-G events at third Europa Cup in Italy Austrian Markus Salcher achieved his first two victories of the season in the men’s Super-G standing events at the third 2017-18 Europa Cup in Sella Nevea, Italy.

Austrian double Paralympic champion wins Super-G events at third Europa Cup in Italy Austrian Markus Salcher achieved his first two victories of the season in the men’s Super-G standing events at the third 2017-18 Europa Cup in Sella Nevea,
 
   
Markus Salcher: Proud Paralympian
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-01-30 kl. 19:20     35 words
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Para alpine skier Markus Salcher (Austria) shares his incredible story of how he started skiing and the significance of his family, before he competes in Para alpine skiing at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Paralympic Games.

Markus Salcher: Proud Paralympian. Para alpine skier Markus Salcher (Austria) shares his incredible story of how he started skiing and the significance of his family, before he competes in Para alpine skiing at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Paralympic...
 
   
IPC opens nomination process for winner of International Women's Day award
 
 MedicalHealthNews.net     2018-01-30 kl. 19:14     540 words
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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is inviting nominations from its members for the annual International Women's Day Recognition award.

The International Paralympic...
 
   
Weekend Getaways: 23 Reasons to Get out of Town
 
 San Diego Magazine     2018-01-30 kl. 18:47     3162 words
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Some of the best beaches, wine regions, and natural landscapes are just a short drive or plane ride away from San Diego By Archana Ram Published: 2018.01.

They’ve launched new packages, including a bobsledding experience with Olympians and a group ski excursion with Paralympic Hall of Fame skier Chris Waddell.
 
   
B.C. Winter Games in Kamloops less than a month away
 
 Kamloops This Week     2018-01-30 kl. 18:47     321 words
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Nearly 2,000 athletes, coaches and officials will be in Kamloops for the 2018 B.C. Winter Games, which begin in less than a month.

Special Olympians will compete in basketball and figure skating, and disabled athletes will play wheelchair basketball.
 
   
Busy trade show attracts 4,000 visitors
 
 Pet Business World     2018-01-30 kl. 18:38     755 words
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BETA International 2018 – the trade show for equestrian, country clothing, outdoor and pet products – welcomed 4,044 visitors and nearly 300 exhibitors from across the UK and overseas to the NEC, Birmingham.

CELEBRITIES. Visitors were delighted to meet the show's celebrity guests, Yorkshire shepherdess Amanda Owen, eventing hero William Fox-Pitt and Paralympic dressage rider Sophie Christiansen.
 
   
The Week In Team USA Results: Jan. 23-29
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-01-30 kl. 18:36     680 words
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By | Jan. 30, 2018, 12:35 p.m. (ET) Sophie Caldwell wins the women's classic sprint competition at the FIS Tour de Ski event on Jan. 5, 2016 in Oberstdorf, Germany.

Olympic and Paralympic family, and track Team USA athletes as they compete around the globe with a preview of upcoming events.
 
   
New Toyota Off-Road Rigs, all-new Avalon and more than 50 vehicles featured at Chicago Auto Show
 
 Automotive World     2018-01-30 kl. 18:28     549 words
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New Toyota off-road rigs will be featured at this year’s Chicago Auto Show.

Visitors can take part in a variety of activations, such getting their picture taken near the Olympic-wrapped RAV4 with a 180-degree bullet-time camera to celebrate the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games, as part of Toyota’s multi-year

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UK track star makes Olympic skeleton history
 
 Cincinnati.com     2018-01-30 kl. 18:07     1517 words
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CLOSE Have questions about the skeleton event? Get them answered.

January 2017. See also: Louisville's Oksana Masters eyes more gold in cross country, biathlon at Paralympics.... Read this: Russia banned from Paralympics, but some will compete.
 
   
Russian President Putin calls Rodchenkov an "imbecile"
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-01-30 kl. 18:06     394 words
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has described whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov as an "imbecile with obvious problems". Putin made the comments at a meeting with his political advisers in Moscow, adding that Rodchenkov "could not be trusted".

The International Association of Athletics Federations and the International Paralympic Committee have also issued suspensions on Russia which are still in place.
 
   
The Moscow Times: Whistleblower says Putin was behind Russia’s Olympic doping
 
 KPNews.com     2018-01-30 kl. 18:04     130 words
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Jan. 29, 11:03 am Ukrinform: Elina Svitolina becomes world No. 3 Jan. 28, 2:56 pm Reuters: IOC confirms 169 Russians cleared to compete in Pyeongchang Jan.

Jan. 24, 3:39 pm International Paralympic Committee:
 
   
School children encouraged to try skiing or snowboarding as the Winter Olympics edge ever closer
 
 Yahoo! India     2018-01-30 kl. 17:55     574 words
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The Winter Olympic Games kick off in just 10 days, and in anticipation for the global sporting event in South Korea, where all eyes will be pinned on

Snowsports England has also confirmed the date for its annual National Schools Snowsports Week, which will run for the third time this year from April 23 to 29, just weeks after the closing ceremony of the Winter Paralympics in South Korea.

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Super Bowl LII: How the Philadelphia Eagles Are Making an Impact Off the Field
 
 Make It Better     2018-01-30 kl. 17:33     584 words
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The Super Bowl is set as the Philadelphia Eagles will match up against the New England Patriots on Feb. 4. And it’s safe to say that the NFL has had an interesting season this year.

7 Ways to Donate Your Time or Resources to Nonprofits in Chicago This Month 14 Chicago Area Athletes to Watch in the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics Chicago Bears Linebacker Sam Acho Looks to Deliver Maximum Impact On and Off the Field.
 
   
Draws made for 2018 wheelchair basketball Worlds
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-01-30 kl. 17:23     259 words
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Sixteen men’s and 12 women’s teams will battle it out in August The men and women’s pools have been decided for the 2018 Wheelchair Basketball World Championships, which will be held from 16-25 August in Hamburg, Germany.

champions Canada will try to climb their way back to the top after leaving the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games without a medal.... The US women will try to add to their gold medal from the 2016 Paralympics, as they lead Pool B.... The USA, also the reigning Paralympic...
 
   
Jordan River Herbs from Ethiopia
 
 GLOBALGAP     2018-01-30 kl. 17:08     944 words
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GLOBALG.A.P. NewsLatest news Japanese Shihoro High School Implements GLOBAL.G.A.P. CertificationNew GLOBALG.A.P.

http://www.globalgap.org/uk_en/media-events/news/articles/Japanese-Shihoro-High-School-Implements-GLOBAL.G.A.P.-Certification/ As GLOBALG.A.P. has been recognized as the Best Practice Standard for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games 2020, the
 
   
OLYMPIC PREVIEW: Canada sends 'strongest team ever' to Winter Olympics, broadens target
 
 Metro     2018-01-30 kl. 17:02     1055 words
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Canada's ambition "to contend for No. 1" at the Pyeongchang Olympics is a shift from the two previous Winter Games, where the publicly stated goal by the country's top sport officials was to finish first in the race for the most medals.

Canada's taxpayers spend $200 million annually on high-performance summer and winter sport, including Paralympic sport.

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L.A. Metro Red Line Subway Celebrates 25 Years of Service
 
 Mass Transit Magazine     2018-01-30 kl. 16:46     776 words
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Source: Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Jan 30, 2018 Los Angeles Mayor and Metro Board Chair Eric Garcetti Rides the Metro Red Line subway handing out complimentary 25th Birthday TAP cards to riders.

Metro is forecasting the entire project to the VA Hospital will be complete by 2026, two years prior to the 2028 Summer Olympics and Paralympics that are to be held in the L.A. region. “As we celebrate the Red Line’s 25th birthday we also look

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S. Africa picks a strong team for 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
 
 China.org.cn     2018-01-30 kl. 16:25     414 words
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JOHANNESBURG, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) -- The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) on Tuesday announced a strong team to take part in the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia.

"I believe we have a strong team with established stars who have excelled exceptionally on the international arena including at the renowned events such as the Olympics, Paralympics and previous Commonwealth Games as well," Shikwambana said.
 
   
4th Annual Big Cheese Classic is “the largest wheelchair basketball tournament in the country”
 
 FOX6Now.com     2018-01-30 kl. 16:24     150 words
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Please enable Javascript to watch this video MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks feature an impressive group of athletes, and so do the WASA Bucks. That would be the Wisconsin Adaptive Sports Association's Wheelchair Basketball Club.

All ages and abilities welcome to attend and cheer on USA Paralympics, rising youth and some of the best in the country!

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Warehouse and Adamson Hit Hogmanay
 
 TPI Magazine     2018-01-30 kl. 16:17     564 words
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Following his triumphant year as the biggest UK breakout star of 2017, double Brit Award Rag ’n’ Bone Man, AKA Rory Graham, headlined Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Concert.

The team was led by Martin Green, Head of Ceremonies for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and currently the CEO and Director of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

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UK Sport relaunch talent identification campaign
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-01-30 kl. 16:11     297 words
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The #DiscoverYourGold campaign, which aims to unearth young British athletes who have the potential to become future champions, was relaunched at the Lee Valley Ice Centre in London.

Sochi 2014 skeleton gold medallist Lizzy Yarnold, Olympic rowing champion Helen Glover, taekwondo Olympic bronze medallist Lutalo Muhammad and Paralympian Joanna Butterfield are some of the athletes to have been discovered through previous
 
   
FRANCE – 2nd “OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC WEEK AT SCHOOL” IN COOPERATION WITH PARIS 2024
 
 The European Olympic Committees     2018-01-30 kl. 15:54     373 words
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For the second year in a row the “Olympic and Paralympic Week at School”, was launched on Monday by the French National Olympic and Sports Committee

FRANCE – 2nd “OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC WEEK AT SCHOOL” IN COOPERATION WITH PARIS 2024.... For the second year in a row the “Olympic and Paralympic Week at School”, was launched on Monday by the French National Olympic and Sports Committee. ...(CNOSF), Paris...
 
   
Watch Nathan Chen’s Super Bowl commercial
 
 NBC Olympics     2018-01-30 kl. 15:46     570 words
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Nathan Chen  will marvel audiences at the Olympics with up to eight quadruple jumps between two programs, but his skating was rooted in another sport. Hockey.

Favorite us! MORE: Russian athletes to compete as neutrals at Paralympics.... Follow @nzaccardi. NBC Sports will nearly double its Winter Paralympic TV coverage from four years ago in PyeongChang in March.... NBC Sports’ platforms will air more than 250 hours of the PyeongChang Paralympics...

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Putin dismisses 'idiot' doping whistleblower Rodchenkov
 
 Phnom Penh Post     2018-01-30 kl. 15:31     480 words
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Russian President Vladimir Putin today said the whistleblower at the source of doping allegations Grigory Rodchenkov was an “idiot” who should not be trusted, though admitting there have been “instances” of doping use.

Russia has been banned from taking part at the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics although individual athletes who prove themselves to be clean can compete under strict conditions and under a neutral flag.

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Draw made for 2018 Wheelchair Basketball World Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-01-30 kl. 15:10     214 words
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The 28 teams taking part in the 2018 Wheelchair Basketball World Championships found out their pool opponents following the draw in host city Hamburg.

take on Canada, India and hosts Germany whilst Paralympic champions United States will face South Korea, Poland and Paralympic bronze medallists Great Britain in Pool B.... Reigning world champions Australia have been drawn into Pool D alongside Paralympic...
 
   
Team USA's Lowell Bailey never planned for his biathlon career to end (and continue) quite like this
 
 Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia     2018-01-30 kl. 15:07     3294 words
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With nothing left to prove, Lowell Bailey and his wife Erika were ready for life after biathlon. Then everything changed. The U.S. Biathlon team arrives at the Olympic Games in PyeongChang with something unique for a U.S.

Paralympic Nordic and Biathlon Team.)

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World Rugby appoints Rio 2016 international media chief as senior communications manager
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-01-30 kl. 15:05     546 words
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World Rugby has announced the appointment of Phil Wilkinson, who was previously the international media manager for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, as its senior communications manager.

World Rugby has announced the appointment of Phil Wilkinson, who was previously the international media manager for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
FOI release: London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
 
 Government UK     2018-01-30 kl. 15:01     22 words
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A request for the cost to the taxpayer of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games; and the amount of profit made.

FOI release: London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.... A request for the cost to the taxpayer of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games; and the amount of profit made.
 
   
Lowell Bailey eyes first Olympic medal in biathlon
 
 Argus Leader     2018-01-30 kl. 14:45     2034 words
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The biathlete is set for his fourth Winter Olympics appearance. USA TODAY Sports USA TODAY profiles 10 top American athletes to watch during the Pyeongchang Olympics, which begin Feb. 9.

Said Erika, “I think the fact that he puts her and puts me and our family in front of racing has actually benefited his racing.” Awesome photos of 2018 Winter Olympic, Paralympic hopefuls.... Oksana Masters is a three-time Paralympian who competes...
 
   
Lottery hits £3 billion Scottish milestone
 
 Third Force News     2018-01-30 kl. 14:28     286 words
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TFN News › An emotional video features just a handful of the many thousands of projects who have gained funding The National Lottery is celebrating reaching a milestone for funding projects in Scotland.

The short film features paralympic judo player, Sam Ingram's response to learning that £7,150 of National Lottery funding will create a new judo hub for visually impaired people in the Clydebank area of Glasgow.
 
   
Gangwon-do ready to greet visitors from around the globe
 
 Korea.net     2018-01-30 kl. 14:27     536 words
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Society : Korea.net : The official website of the Republic of Korea Society VM_SUCCESS Jan 30, 2018 The Ministry of Environment announced on Jan.

Society : Korea.net : The official website of the Republic of Korea Society VM_SUCCESS Jan 30, 2018 The Ministry of Environment announced on Jan.29 that it will waive all electric car charging fees during the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
How US Security Services Will Protect the Winter Olympics
 
 Wired News     2018-01-30 kl. 14:23     1905 words
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When the world’s attention swings to South Korea on February 9, the spectators and participants will be thinking about more than gold medals.

“We’ve been working very close together from the beginning, and it’s clear that the South Korean government has developed a comprehensive security plan for the Winter Olympics, as well as for the Paralympics that will follow.” Indeed, the
 
   
US Congress introduces resolution supporting PyeongChang Winter Olympics
 
 Korea.net     2018-01-30 kl. 14:22     302 words
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Both the U.S. Senate and the House of Representative on Jan. 29 introduced resolutions in support of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and for peace on the Korean Peninsula. Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Pa.

29 introduced resolutions in support of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and for peace on the Korean Peninsula.... 29 introduced resolutions supporting the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and for peace on the...
 
   
Not Just A Consolation
 
 InkFreeNews     2018-01-30 kl. 14:18     1204 words
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Northridge’s Caleb Cripe provided one of the moments of the year Saturday at the NLC Boys Swimming Championships. (Photos by Mike Deak) DUNLAP – Sports has given people lots of reasons not to smile in recent weeks.

Cripe’s swim on Thursday broke the American Paralympic Swimming record, which Cripe already held.... Paralympic swim team in 2017 and competing in the Mexico City games, Cripe wasn’t a stranger to the big stage.... His handicap, however, didn’t stop him from starting swimming in 2007 and soon competing in the 2012 and 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
Russian Ban Upheld For PyeongChang Paralympics
 
 Sports Business Daily     2018-01-30 kl. 14:14     216 words
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IPC upholds Russian ban for PyeongChang 2018 Paralympics. Photo: The ban on Russia competing at the 2018 Winter Paralympics was upheld by the Int'l Paralympic Committee, according to the BBC.

Russian Ban Upheld For PyeongChang Paralympics.... IPC upholds Russian ban for PyeongChang 2018 Paralympics.... Photo: The ban on Russia competing at the 2018 Winter Paralympics was upheld by the Int'l Paralympic Committee, according to the BBC.But Russian...
 
   
Tokyo 2020 Paralympics To Feature Fewer Medal Events
 
 Sports Business Daily     2018-01-30 kl. 14:14     219 words
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The Tokyo 2020 Paralympics will have nine fewer athletics medal events than Rio 2016. Photo: 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 2020 Paralympics To Feature Fewer Medal Events.... The Tokyo 2020 Paralympics will have nine fewer athletics medal events than Rio 2016.... Photo: The athletics and swimming programs for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics "will feature fewer medal events" than...
 
   
The Morning Vertical, January 30, 2018
 
 Radio Free Europe     2018-01-30 kl. 14:00     839 words
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ON MY MIND There are a lot of ways to look at the so-called "Kremlin list," the U.S. Treasury Department's report naming Russia's 210 most influential officials and oligarchs who could be subject to future sanctions.

The International Paralympic Committee has maintained its suspension of the Russian Paralympic Committee but said that some Russians will be allowed to compete as neutrals at the Winter Paralympics in March.
 
   
Activities leading to para-sports federation board elections going on smoothly
 
 Vanguard     2018-01-30 kl. 13:36     504 words
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Abuja – Preparations by the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development have heightened for the zonal and national elections into the boards of National Para-Sports Federations, an official said on Tuesday.

Abuja – Preparations by the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development have heightened for the zonal and national elections into the boards of National Para-Sports Federations, an official said on Tuesday.Paralympic gold medalist, Lauretta
 
   
01/30/18: NBC Sports is expanding its coverage of the Paralympic Winter Games
 
 Cynopsis     2018-01-30 kl. 13:32     3313 words
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and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.

01/30/18: NBC Sports is expanding its coverage of the Paralympic Winter Games. and this is your first early morning Sports briefing.NBC Olympics is beefing up its coverage of the Paralympic Winter Games , announcing plans PyeongChang this March that...
 
   
PyeongChang 2018 Sport Week: Para ice hockey Ones to Watch
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-01-30 kl. 13:29     631 words
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Nine players set to make headlines on the ice at the Winter Paralympics As our in depth look at Para ice hockey continues ahead of PyeongChang 2018 here are nine players to keep an eye on at the Paralympic Winter Games.

Nine players set to make headlines on the ice at the Winter Paralympics As our in depth look at Para ice hockey continues ahead of PyeongChang 2018 here are nine players to keep an eye on at the Paralympic Winter Games.Adam Dixon , Canada.