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Uppdrag granskning avstår från seriös granskning av påstått doping-fusk
 
 Jinge - Blogg     2018-02-01 kl. 03:07     1087 words
 
Jag publicerade igår morse en artikel som främst fokuserade på ingående seriös kritik av McLaren-rapporten om påstådd dopning vid OS Sotji..

Det borde krävas innan en stor idrottsnations idrottare blir utestängda från OS och Paralympics British Sports Integrity Initiative publicerade en detaljerad kritik av McLaren Report # 1 med följande slutsats:
 
   
Hans Vestberg lämnar SOK: "Det är inte juste"
 
 Sveriges Radio Radiosporten     2018-01-31 kl. 15:16     211 words
 
I april lämnar Hans Vestberg rollen som ordförande för SOK. - Anledningen är att vi står inför ett mycket viktigt år, säger han.

Anledningen till mitt beslut är att vi står inför ett mycket viktigt år vad gäller en ansökan om ett OS och Paralympics till Sverige 2026, säger Hans Vestberg, som kommer jobba fram till årsmötet i april. -... Vi i styrelsen delar Hans passion för arbetet med att få OS och Paralympics...

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Från Tomelilla till PyeongChang på skidor
 
 Lokaltidningen Ystad     2018-01-31 kl. 09:41     382 words
 
ÖSTERSUND/TOMELILLA. Om en månad går flyget till Sydkorea och de Paralympiska mästerskapen. Som enda svenskar skidar Zebastian Modin och Tomelillasonen Johannes Andersson för medalj.

Om en månad går flyget till Sydkorea och de Paralympiska mästerskapen.... Och när det kommer till Paralympics så är det Zebastian Modin som får visa Johannes vägen.... För honom är det första gången i ett olympiskt sammanhang medan Zebastian Modin har fyra paralympicsmedaljer...
 
   
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[PyeongChang 2018] Seoul announces package of support for Olympics
 
 Korea Herald     2018-02-01 kl. 08:38     343 words
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Seoul Metropolitan Government on Thursday unveiled a package of support measures for visitors during the PyeongChang Winter Olympics next week, as the capital city is expected to see 2.3 million foreigners traveling there during the international event.

The package includes free shuttle buses between Seoul and major Olympic venues of PyeongChang and Gangneung during the Winter Games and Paralympics, as part of efforts to boost tourism and help support the events.... 9-25, and the Paralympics for March...
 
   
Olympic Truce Wall to greet athletes in Pyeongchang next week
 
 Nate.com     2018-02-01 kl. 08:19     209 words
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[Photo by Namkung Jinwoong = timeid@ajunews.com] SEOUL, Apr. 01 (Aju News) -- A truce wall will be unveiled at the athletes' village for South Korea's first Winter Olympic next week to convey a message of peace through sport, organizers said Thursday.

after the end of the Paralympic Games.
 
   
Ticket ballot now open for Stoke Mandeville flame-lighting event
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2018-02-01 kl. 07:59     103 words
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The ticket ballot for next month’s Paralympic heritage flame-lighting ceremony at Stoke Mandeville Stadium has opened this morning (Thursday).

The ticket ballot for next month’s Paralympic heritage flame-lighting ceremony at Stoke Mandeville Stadium has opened this morning (Thursday).The ceremony at Stoke Mandeville Stadium is part of the countdown to the start of this year’s Winter
 
   
Local News Humbled by selection Published 5 hours, 33 minutes ago Alysse Iverson will run in Forster on Friday.
 
 Great Lakes Advocate     2018-02-01 kl. 07:37     329 words
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Alysse Iverson was surprised, excited and humbled to be selected an official batonbearer for the Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay, which comes through Forster and Tuncurry tomorrow, Friday, February 2.

She managed ‘Up Front’ the school’s Rock Eisteddfod in Sydney and sang and danced at the Olympics and Paralympics.

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One-legged Paralympian finds humor in challenges
 
 Journal-Advocate     2018-02-01 kl. 07:26     428 words
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Callie Jones Sterling Journal-Advocate Josh Sundquist, a cancer survivor, U.S. Paralympic athlete, author and motivational speaker, gave a comedic performance at Northeastern Junior College on Tuesday.

One-legged Paralympian finds humor in challenges.... Paralympic athlete, author and motivational speaker, gave a comedic performance at Northeastern Junior College on Tuesday.( Callie Jones / Sterling Journal-Advocate ) Once in awhile you have to be...
 
   
S. Korea, U.S. hold joint combat training
 
 Yonhap News Agency     2018-02-01 kl. 07:21     293 words
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SEOUL, Feb. 1 (Yonhap) -- South Korea and the United States pressed ahead with a regular joint military exercise this week amid renewed inter-Korean exchanges ahead of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, a defense official here said Thursday.

Multiple sources said this year's Foal Eagle training is provisionally scheduled to kick off on April 1 in the wake of the Paralympic Games slated for March 9-18.

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“An honour” to bear the Baton in hometown
 
 The Armidale Express     2018-02-01 kl. 07:18     435 words
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As the Queen’s Baton Relay made its way through Armidale on Thursday, one man already had first-hand experience at knowing what a special honour it is to carry out one leg of the event, but never before in front of a hometown crowd.

fantastic. “Super excited, stunned and amazed and all that sort of thing. “It is incredible and an absolute honour.” Sharpe represented Australia at two Paralympic Games – Sydney in 2000 and Athens in 2004 – in powerlifting and in two
 
   
Darkest Hour opens at cinemas tomorrow.
 
 Showbiz in FULL HD     2018-02-01 kl. 07:10     8733 words
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?A thrilling and inspiring true story begins at the precipice of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston

Steenkamp by Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.
 
   
Joanne O’Riordan: Amputee footballers in a league of their own
 
 Irish Times     2018-02-01 kl. 07:03     757 words
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Don’t say ‘aw’ say ‘wow’ to efforts of these superhumans Let me set the scene for you. The football is hoofed up the field and two players who are roughly 50/50 away from the ball chase it down. Sounds pretty mundane and boring, right?

In the UK, Channel 4 actively pushed the idea of ‘The Superhumans’ during their coverage of the 2012 and 2016 Paralympic Games.... With its growing popularity, it’s a wonder how this incredible sport of skill, strength and technique could be left off the bill for the 2020 Paralympic...

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Athletes' villages in PyeongChang, Gangneung officially open
 
 Korea Herald     2018-02-01 kl. 06:24     552 words
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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea -- The Olympic Villages, which will accommodate 2,900 athletes during the upcoming Winter Games, officially opened Thursday.

The PyeongChang Village will be used for both the Olympics and the Paralympics.

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DPRK athletes to arrive in ROK for Winter Olympics Thursday
 
 China Daily Asia     2018-02-01 kl. 05:00     476 words
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A national flag of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), top center left, and other nations' flags flutter over the Athletes Village in Gangneung in the Republic of Korea (ROK) on Feb 1, 2018 ahead of the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games.

The ROK will host the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games in its eastern county of PyeongChang.

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01/02/2018: SPORT: Anderson’s knock-downs have been detours to victory
 
 Cape Times E-dition     2018-02-01 kl. 04:59     46 words
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JOHANNESBURG: “When I am down, I put all my energy in and I get back up.” These words have become Paralympic archer Shaun Anderson’s personal mantra. Anderson has been knocked to the ground too many times to remember, but his visits to the canvas have...

JOHANNESBURG: “When I am down, I put all my energy in and I get back up.” These words have become Paralympic archer Shaun Anderson’s personal mantra. Anderson has been knocked to the ground too many times to remember, but his visits to the
 
   
This Week: Going for Gold in PyeongChang
 
 NBC New York     2018-02-01 kl. 04:44     102 words
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With the 2018 Winter Games upon us, PyeongChang will draw the world's most elite winter athletes to South Korea to compete for gold and glory. And with the Paralympics and Olympics staged back to back, Team USA is teaming up to bring home gold both.

And with the Paralympics and Olympics staged back to back, Team USA is teaming up to bring home gold both.Join "1st Look” and special guest host former NFL linebacker Dhani Jones as we profile some of America's finest competitors.
 
   
U.S. researcher credits Japanese media for portraying Paralympians in athletic light
 
 Japan Times     2018-02-01 kl. 04:43     713 words
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LONDON – The Japanese media have 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.

U.S. researcher credits Japanese media for portraying Paralympians in athletic light....professor at Kalamazoo College in Michigan, said newspapers and television in Japan have massively increased coverage of para-sports since winning the bid to host the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
IOC chief says, 'Pyeongchang stage is set'
 
 Korea.net     2018-02-01 kl. 04:21     368 words
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International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach (second from right) greets the press and holds up a plush toy of Soohorang, the PyeongChang Olympic mascot, after arriving at Jinbu Station in Pyeongchang-gun County, Gangwon-do Province, on Jan.

I have high hopes for PyeongChang," said Bach, who came to Korea to check on preparations for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, 10 days before the Opening Ceremony.
 
   
Beating the odds as a Paralympic athlete
 
 thestar.com.my     2018-02-01 kl. 04:18     819 words
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Tears of joy. A cheering crowd. An overwhelming feeling of euphoria. In 2016, Malaysian Paralympians won the first golds for our country at the 2016 Summer Paralympics held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Beating the odds as a Paralympic athlete.... In 2016, Malaysian Paralympians won the first golds for our country at the 2016 Summer Paralympics held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.That year marked a proud moment as they returned home bearing 3 gold and 1...
 
   
Doctor Who actress Gugulethu Mbatha-Raw to receive MBE
 
 AOL UK     2018-02-01 kl. 04:10     187 words
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Award-winning Doctor Who actress Gugulethu Mbatha-Raw, who started out in Manchester theatre before moving to a major Disney musical, is be awarded an MBE.

Others to be honoured include artist and film maker Isaac Julien, who makes documentaries exploring black and gay identity and was nominated for a Turner prize in 2001, and Paralympic rower Rachel Morris, who won a gold medal for Britain at the Rio

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Seven soldier athletes set to join Team USA at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games
 
 FOXNews.com     2018-02-01 kl. 04:02     409 words
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Pictured above, Sgt. 1st Class Nathan Weber, of the 10th Special Forces, will complete in the 2018 U.S. men's bobsled team. (U.S. Army) With just over a week before the start of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Team U.S.A.

(U.S. Army) WCAP was established in 1997 and it gives soldiers, including the National Guard and the Army Reserve, the opportunity to participate in the Pan American Games, World Championships and Olympic and Paralympic competitions, Sgt.

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Counting back the last 10 Beazley Designs of the Year
 
 Specifier Magazine     2018-02-01 kl. 03:49     1080 words
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The Beazley Design of the Year award was recently awarded to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

The torch was commission by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games and was designed by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby.
 
   
Russia to send list of Paralympic delegation members to IPC on Feb. 1
 
 NewsReality.com     2018-02-01 kl. 03:48     29 words
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The IPC has established a special commission to figure out whether the Russian delegation members are in line with the "exceptional eligibility

Russia to send list of Paralympic delegation members to IPC on Feb.

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N. Korean athletes to fly South for Winter Olympics
 
 AFP     2018-02-01 kl. 03:47     679 words
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North Korean skiers and skaters were due to arrive in the South Thursday to take part in the Pyeongchang Winter Games, setting the stage for a "peace Olympics" after a year of high tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear programme.

Seoul and Washington agreed to delay the giant annual Foal Eagle and Key Resolve joint military exercises, which always infuriate Pyongyang, but only until the end of the Paralympics in March. -

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South Korean bishop hopes Winter Olympics are steppingstone to peace
 
 LearningAndFinance     2018-02-01 kl. 03:41     519 words
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The all-in-one app will help fans better enjoy the Olympic Winter Games experience by offering real-time updates, athlete information, medal standings and Olympic and Paralympic records.

The all-in-one app will help fans better enjoy the Olympic Winter Games experience by offering real-time updates, athlete information, medal standings and Olympic and Paralympic records.Vladimir Putin meets ice hockey players during a meeting with
 
   
Russia to send list of Paralympic delegation members to IPC on Feb. 1
 
 Tass.ru     2018-02-01 kl. 02:40     371 words
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©  Vladimir Smirnov/TASS MOSCOW, February 1. /TASS/.

Russia to send list of Paralympic delegation members to IPC on Feb.... 1. ©  Vladimir Smirnov/TASS MOSCOW, February 1. /TASS/.Russia’s Paralympic Committee (RPC) will send a list of members of its delegation to the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games to the International Paralympic...

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Tickets for Paralympic Heritage Flame Lighting Ceremony released with 30 days to go
 
 Wendover News     2018-02-01 kl. 01:58     492 words
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On your marks, get set, go! One hundred tickets for the Paralympic Heritage Flame Lighting Ceremony, which forms part of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games Torch Relay in South Korea, have now been released for the general public.

Tickets for Paralympic Heritage Flame Lighting Ceremony released with 30 days to go.... One hundred tickets for the Paralympic Heritage Flame Lighting Ceremony, which forms part of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games Torch Relay in South Korea,...

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Paralympian Katarina Roxon among recipients of Order of N.L.
 
 NTV.ca     2018-02-01 kl. 01:56     50 words
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NTV is headquartered in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, the easternmost tip of North America. NTV is independently owned and operated and is broadcast in HD.

Paralympian Katarina Roxon among recipients of Order of N.L.NTV is headquartered in St.
 
   
Meal Time in the Fast Lane
 
 Tactics Magazine     2018-02-01 kl. 01:53     110 words
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Westgate to Launch Cycle Hub in Oxford Community Room Categories: Latest Post: Paralympians Will Compete at Bayfair Festival Customer

Latest Post: Paralympians Will Compete at Bayfair Festival Customer. ...Service.
 
   
Paralympians Will Compete at Bayfair Festival
 
 Tactics Magazine     2018-02-01 kl. 01:53     271 words
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The inaugural festival will feature more than 100 Kiwi athletes with disabilities. All eyes are currently set on PyeongChang for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Paralympians Will Compete at Bayfair Festival.... All eyes are currently set on PyeongChang for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.However, come March 24, Bayfair Shopping Centre in New Zealand will help put the spotlight on Kiwi disabled athletes...
 
   
Mourinho confirms he'll allow Ibrahimovic to leave Man Utd
 
 Kentucky Lake Times     2018-02-01 kl. 01:18     359 words
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He said "If that is true and Zlatan wants a future in another club in another country we are here to help and to create conditions for that to happen, not to make his life hard".

Russian Federation banned from Winter Paralympics over doping But Russian Para-athletes who can prove they are clean will be allowed to compete in Pyeongchang as neutrals.
 
   
PyeongChang 2018 to be biggest Winter Olympics in history
 
 Kentucky Lake Times     2018-02-01 kl. 01:18     467 words
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Japanese Prime Minister Abe is the only leader from the four regional powers - the US, China, Japan and Russian Federation - visiting South Korea during the Winter Games . A record 102 medals will be awarded in 15 disciplines.

Ticket sales for both the Olympics and Paralympics in Pyeongchang have been one of the main concerns of the International Olympic Committee in the build-up to the two events.
 
   
Gender-neutral O Canada passes Senate
 
 CBC     2018-02-01 kl. 01:15     510 words
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Bill must now receive royal assent by Governor General before becoming law The Senate finally passed a bill that renders the national anthem gender neutral Wednesday despite the entrenched opposition of some Conservative senators.

Chantal Petitclerc, a former paralympian who has been awarded 14 gold medals for wheelchair racing, said she was "jealous" of those athletes headed to PyeongChang for the winter games, as they will finally be able to sing a gender neutral anthem —

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New Volleys a must for run with the Games baton
 
 Lakes Mail     2018-02-01 kl. 00:53     429 words
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WHEN veteran tennis player Peter Kilborn read that as a participant in the Queen’s Baton Relay for the Commonwealth Games he would be required to wear white shoes, he knew there was no choice to make. It had to be Dunlop Volleys.

They include Paralympic gold medallist Kurt Fearnley, and former Newcastle Knight Alex McKinnon.
 
   
News - 2/10-11/18 - Grand Prix d’Athlétisme de Montréal and Hershey Canadian U18 / U20 Indoor Championships Live Webcast Info
 
 RunnerSpace.com     2018-02-01 kl. 00:48     450 words
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Begins June 2. Comments: 0 Likes: 179. May 31st 2016, 12:44pm. days to go #rio2016 #ACRoadtoRio #paralympics.
 
   
Montclair resident to run up the Empire State Building
 
 North Jersey.com     2018-02-01 kl. 00:25     560 words
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CLOSE Chris Christie's debut as an ABC contributor, Kevin Jonas puts his mansion up for sale and a blue wolf supermoon eclipse - all in "7 things to know in New Jersey on Wednesday." John C.

Participants in the race include professional runners in men’s and women’s elite heats, media personalities, celebrities, disabled athletes, and winners of a lottery.
 
   
North Dakotan Coaches USA Paralympic Sled Hockey Team
 
 MyNDNow.com     2018-01-31 kl. 23:59     194 words
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South Korea 2018 welcomes people from all over the world to coach, play, and watch the games. One of those people traveling this year is from Bottineau, North Dakota and he'll be the assistant coach for the USA paralympic sled hockey team.

North Dakotan Coaches USA Paralympic Sled Hockey Team.... One of those people traveling this year is from Bottineau, North Dakota and he'll be the assistant coach for the USA paralympic sled hockey team.He got involved with the program 8 years ago when he...
 
   
Town celebrates sporting success
 
 North East Connected     2018-01-31 kl. 23:10     635 words
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A MULTI-TALENTED athlete raced ahead of the competition after collecting the overall winner’s trophy at a prestigious ceremony to celebrate grassroots sport.

A keen sprinter, Kieran won a gold medal at the Brazil Paralympic School Games in 2015 and became a national champion in gymnastics.
 
   
Weir to race for the world's richest wheelchair prize - Virgin Money London Marathon 2018
 
 German Road Races     2018-01-31 kl. 23:01     790 words
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Weir became the London Marathon’s most successful champion in 2017 when he clinched a seventh victory while Manuela Schär of Switzerland smashed the women’s wheelchair course record to take her first win.

He won the Paralympic title in Rio, took the inaugural Abbott World Marathon Majors Wheelchair Series in 2017 and bounced back from his London defeat to clinch victories in Berlin, Chicago and New York last autumn.... The Australian won Paralympic titles...
 
   
I Was an Orphan With Several Birth Defects. Today, I'm a Paralympic Athlete
 
 Cosmopolitan     2018-01-31 kl. 22:43     1512 words
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Advertisement - Continue Reading Below I was born in the Ukraine, on June 19, 1989, with severely deformed legs – my left leg was six inches shorter than my right and I was missing weight-bearing bones [in both].

Today, I'm a Paralympic Athlete.... I trained for years, and one day, the rower Rob Jones, who is a double amputee, had his coach contact my coach, because they knew I was looking for a partner to compete with at Paralympic level.
 
   
Here's How To Stream The 2018 Olympics Opening Ceremony So You Don't Miss A Thing
 
 Elite Daily     2018-01-31 kl. 22:21     688 words
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When I was young, I told my mom I wanted to meet Olympic gymnast Kerri Strug on Christmas Eve. On Christmas Day, Santa put a poster of her in my stocking. It was magical. Ever since then, I've been OBSESSED with the Olympics.

Olympic and Paralympic Teams.
 
   
Eight People Invested Into Order of Newfoundland and Labrador
 
 VOCM     2018-01-31 kl. 22:15     181 words
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Eight people joined the order of Newfoundland and Labrador during an investiture ceremony held Government House in St. John’s this afternoon.

Gold Medal Paralympic athlete, Katarina Roxon of Kippens is the youngest person to revive the order at age 24.
 
   
Here’s how much winning a gold medal is worth
 
 BusinessInsider.sg     2018-01-31 kl. 22:07     643 words
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caption American ski racer Lindsey Vonn showing off her gold medal at the podium during the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. source Doug Pensinger/Getty American athletes are paid $37,500 for winning a gold medal at the Winter Olympics .

and Paralympic athletes should be worried about breaking world records, not breaking the bank, when they earn a medal.” Congress passed legislation to prevent monetary winnings for Olympic medalists from being taxed and President Obama signed the

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Here's how much winning a gold medal is worth
 
 Business Insider     2018-01-31 kl. 22:06     600 words
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American athletes are paid $37,500 for winning a gold medal at the Winter Olympics . Olympians no longer have to pay taxes on money earned for winning a medal at the games. A gold medal is made mostly of silver, so it contains about $600 worth of metal.

The New York Democrat said "o ur Olympian and Paralympic athletes should be worried about breaking world records, not breaking the bank, when they earn a medal."

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Elana Meyers Taylor Competing in Bobsled in Third Olympics
 
 NBC Washington DC     2018-01-31 kl. 21:52     679 words
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Elana Meyers Taylor did not even own a winter coat when she started bobsledding in 2007. Inspired by American bobsledder Vonetta Flowers, the first black person to win a gold medal at the Winter Olympics in 2002, Meyers Taylor wanted to try the sport.

Champions , a non-profit connecting Olympians, Paralympians and other athletes with young students in underserved communities.
 
   
Film: "No Man's Land Film Festival"
 
 Dartmouth College     2018-01-31 kl. 21:44     166 words
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Founded in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, this all-female adventure film festival highlights and connects women in pursuit of the radical.

From a Chinese orphanage to the Paralympics, Scout Bassett cannot be stopped.
 
   
2018 Wheelchair Basketball World Championships Draw Announced
 
 British Wheelchair Basketball     2018-01-31 kl. 21:04     457 words
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On Monday 29 January 2018 the GB Wheelchair Basketball teams discovered who they will face at the World Championships in Hamburg this August.

current World Champions, Canada, and the European Champions and Paralympic Bronze Medallists, the Netherlands.... Ultimately each of the Pools present their own competitive challenges with the current Paralympic gold Medallists USA in Pool B, European...
 
   
State Department news briefing on security preparations for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Games
 
 Federal News Service     2018-01-31 kl. 20:57     42 words
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Participants: Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Steve Goldstein; Assistant Secretary of State for Diplomatic Security

State Department news briefing on security preparations for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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What it feels like to be in a coma
 
 NewsMail     2018-01-31 kl. 20:55     1720 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 October 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 organise a cycling tour to raise money for more adaptive bikes for disabled athletes.

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Team SA named for Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia
 
 Dep. of Sport & Recreation     2018-01-31 kl. 20:50     1146 words
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SASCOC have named a powerful team to represent the rainbow nation at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia between 4-15 April.

SASCOC Acting CEO, Patience Shikwambana also wished the team well. “I believe we have a strong team with established stars who have excelled exceptionally on the international arena including at renowned events such as the Olympics, Paralympics
 
   
The Olympic Truce: Giving peace a chance
 
 Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists     2018-01-31 kl. 20:22     1120 words
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When global tension builds, people often think that world peace is an impossible goal. We so easily forget how nations come together, despite conflict, every two years for the Olympic Games.

During the 2008 Beijing Olympics, for example, children from 210 Chinese schools contacted more than 300 Olympic and Paralympic committees in other countries, which allowed them to connect with schools in those parts of the world.
 
   
DB Schenker: Fully prepared for PyeongChang Olympics
 
 Transport Weekly     2018-01-31 kl. 20:20     347 words
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  31.01.2018     By the time that athletes from Team Germany and the German Paralympic team start competing for Olympic and Paralympic medals in

  31.01.2018     By the time that athletes from Team Germany and the German Paralympic team start competing for Olympic and Paralympic medals in. ...PyeongChang in South Korea on February 9, the logistics experts at DB Schenker will have

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Sailing takes big step towards Paris 2024 Paralympics
 
 Royal Yachting Association     2018-01-31 kl. 20:18     478 words
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The RYA has welcomed the inclusion of sailing in the next stage of the application process to feature in the 2024 Paris Paralympics.

Sailing takes big step towards Paris 2024 Paralympics.... The RYA has welcomed the inclusion of sailing in the next stage of the application process to feature in the 2024 Paris Paralympics.Sailing was selected alongside golf, powerchair football and...
 
   
Eight People Invested into the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador
 
 ReleasesGov.nl.ca     2018-01-31 kl. 19:59     3815 words
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Executive Council January 31, 2018 The following is being distributed at the request of His Honour, the Honourable Frank F.

Ms. Roxon is a three-time Paralympian having represented Canada in Beijing in 2008 (where at the age of 15, she was the youngest member of the team), London in 2012 and Rio in 2016.... In Rio, she won the gold medal in the 100m breaststroke at the Paralympic...
 
   
BLOG: Bascue to be joined by 21 other New Yorkers at Winter Games
 
 Post Star     2018-01-31 kl. 19:48     911 words
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Of the 242 members of Team USA preparing to compete in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games and Paralympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, 22 are from New York including Whitehall's own bobsled pilot Codie Bascue. Gov.

Of the 242 members of Team USA preparing to compete in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games and Paralympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, 22 are from New York including Whitehall's own bobsled pilot Codie Bascue.... U.S. Paralympic Team: Staci Mannella...
 
   
Delays to Paris metro expansion threaten smooth 2024 Olympics - senators
 
 Reuters UK     2018-01-31 kl. 19:45     372 words
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PARIS, Jan 31 (Reuters) - France’s ability to deliver a smooth-running 2024 Olympic Games could be hurt by expected delays to a massive expansion of

once again European Union budget rules. “The delays and financing difficulties could harm the smooth running of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games,” a cross-committee grouping of Senators said in a statement.

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US confident in Olympics security despite NKorea tensions
 
 ABC News     2018-01-31 kl. 19:26     416 words
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The United States said Wednesday it is not aware of any specific threat to the upcoming Winter Olympics in South Korea and is confident that American athletes, coaches and spectators will be safe, despite nuclear tensions with North Korea.

They said roughly 100 Diplomatic Security agents would be deployed to Seoul and two Olympic cluster sites in Pyeongchang for the games and the ensuing Paralympics.

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IOC President Wishes Successful Winter Olympics in South Korea
 
 GraffioTech.com     2018-01-31 kl. 19:20     314 words
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Russian athletes not connected with the investigation of the world anti-doping Agency, will be without the national anthem and under the Olympic flag.

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.
 
   
Nathan Chen, Summer Britcher And Luge Team Relay Earn Best Of January Honors For Team USA Awards Presented By Dow
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-01-31 kl. 19:12     430 words
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By | Jan. 31, 2018, 1:11 p.m. (ET) (L-R) Summer Britcher, the luge team relay and Nathan Chen earned Best of January honors for the Team USA Awards presented by Dow. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.

The monthly awards will resume in April following the Olympic Winter Games and Paralympic Winter Games.
 
   
Winter Olympics: South Korea envoy presents games torch to Tinubu
 
 NigerianTell     2018-01-31 kl. 19:09     286 words
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The Consul General of the South Korea Embassy in Nigeria, Younghaon Lee, has presented the model torch of the 2018 Winter Olympics to former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu.

Lee said South Korea is ready to host the world during both the Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympics.

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National Olympic Committee meets in Dubai
 
 WAM.ae     2018-01-31 kl. 19:02     468 words
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DUBAI, 31st January, 2018 (WAM) -- The Board of Directors of the National Olympic Committee, NOC, held a meeting on Wednesday for the Olympic quadrennial (2017-2020) under the chairmanship of H.H.

Sheikh Ahmed congratulated the sports family of people of determination following the resolution of the Asian Paralympic Committee to relocate its office from the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, to Dubai.

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19 athletes to the Paralympics
 
 Deutschland.de     2018-01-31 kl. 18:31     75 words
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Berlin (dpa) - Germany is sending 19 athletes to the March 9-18 Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang, the National Paralympic Committee said Tuesday. Germany had 13 athletes at the 2014 Sochi Paralympics.

19 athletes to the Paralympics.... Berlin (dpa) - Germany is sending 19 athletes to the March 9-18 Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang, the National Paralympic Committee said Tuesday.... Germany had 13 athletes at the 2014 Sochi Paralympics.The 2018 team...
 
   
Capitalize on the Olympic Truce, Formalize a Freeze for Freeze with North Korea
 
 CounterPunch     2018-01-31 kl. 18:29     827 words
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Photo by UNC – CFC – USFK | CC BY 2.0 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.
 
   
Speedway Puts Its Weight Behind Hershey’s Gold Launch
 
 Shopper Marketing     2018-01-31 kl. 18:24     278 words
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Speedway is giving plenty of support to the launch of Hershey Co.'s Hershey Gold peanut and pretzels caramelized creme candy bar, which debuted on Dec. 1, 2017, ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

Olympic and Paralympic teams as the official confectionery partner of Team USA....below), gymnast Simone Biles and sled hockey Paralympian Rico Roman.

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Belarus warned against displaying Russian tricolor at PyeongChang 2018 Paralympics
 
 UAE NewsApp.com     2018-01-31 kl. 18:19     39 words
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The Belarusian delegation attending the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang has been warned against displaying the Russian national flag to avoid any possible sanctions by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). Read Full Article at RT.

Belarus warned against displaying Russian tricolor at PyeongChang 2018 Paralympics.... The Belarusian delegation attending the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang has been warned against displaying the Russian national flag to avoid any possible sanctions by the International Paralympic...

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Belarus warned against displaying Russian tricolor at PyeongChang 2018 Paralympics
 
 Russia Today     2018-01-31 kl. 18:14     324 words
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The Belarusian delegation attending the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang has been warned against displaying the Russian national flag to avoid any possible sanctions by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

Belarus warned against displaying Russian tricolor at PyeongChang 2018 Paralympics.... The Belarusian delegation attending the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang has been warned against displaying the Russian national flag to avoid any possible sanctions by the International Paralympic...
 
   
Hammertime: Getting ready for the Olympics – Go Canada!
 
 Ponoka News     2018-01-31 kl. 17:53     712 words
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Mike Rainone Hammertime It was quite a surprise but I was able to tick another notch off my busy ‘bucket list’ in December when my daughter and

9th to 25th when the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games take place in Pyeongchang, Korea with 2,781 athletes from 88 nations competing in over 100 events involving 15 thrilling cold weather sports.
 
   
Commonwealth Games Australia pay tribute to chairman of Melbourne 2006 after loses cancer fight
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-01-31 kl. 17:53     442 words
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Tributes have been paid to Ron Walker, the chairman of the Organising Committee of the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, who has died at the age of 78. He had been suffering from cancer.

Walker had also led Melbourne's bid for the 1996 Olympic and Paralympic Games, which, although unsuccessful, paved the way for Sydney to be awarded them in 2000 when he acted as a special envoy during their campaign.
 
   
My Focus: How Jamie Greubel Poser Achieves A Goal Each Run Down A Bobsled Track
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-01-31 kl. 17:46     703 words
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By | Jan. 31, 2018, 11:18 a.m. (ET) Getting to the top, and then staying there, takes more than hard work.

(ET) Getting to the top, and then staying there, takes more than hard work.My Focus, presented by Milk Life, tells the stories of one area that 24 athletes are honing in on in their quest to stand atop the podium at the next Olympic or Paralympic
 
   
The Making of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
 
 PR Distribution     2018-01-31 kl. 17:42     283 words
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The new manufacturing and construction report has been published today. It provides updated in 2018 year analysis of manufacturing and construction industries. This is the story of by the Olympic Delivery Authority.

As a primary legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Park was conceived as a new piece of sustainable city, transforming a largely neglected, contaminated, post industrial district, into a new community for up to 20,000
 
   
France Aims for 80 Medals at Paris 2024...
 
 Around The Rings     2018-01-31 kl. 17:34     360 words
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(ATR) A new report delivered to the French Sports Ministry on Jan. 30 outlines methods to increase high performance sport and the country’s medal count at the Paris 2024 Olympics.

We can mention the men's judo behind Teddy Riner, the swimming race, and many others. “The situation is much more worrying on the Paralympic side, where France seems to have to fallen from 12th to 18th worldwide between 2016 and 2017."

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Walk This Way: David Botana’s Para-Dressage Debut with Grand Prix Stallion
 
 HorsesDaily     2018-01-31 kl. 17:14     2308 words
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David Botana and Lord Locksley on their way to an impressive 72.78% freestyle score at Wellington Dressage Festival CPEDI 3*.

Sarah referred them to Becky Reno, Paralympian Annie Peavy’s mom and Becky referred them to Susanne Hamilton, where the magic continued in April 2017 under Susanne’s tutelage. “Rocky thrives on work so Susanne has training students who ride
 
   
PyeongChang 2018 commemorative stamps launched
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-01-31 kl. 16:53     149 words
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A total of 800,000 copies of 10 stamps with Winter Paralympics mascot Bandabi to be sold Korea Post has begun selling commemorative stamps for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games .

A total of 800,000 copies of 10 stamps with Winter Paralympics mascot Bandabi to be sold Korea Post has begun selling commemorative stamps for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic...
 
   
Fernando Acevedo targets continental success
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-01-31 kl. 16:53     398 words
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Nicaraguan seeks gold at Americas Open Championships in Bogota Nicaraguan powerlifter Fernando Acevedo fulfilled one of his dreams by winning a title in front of his home crowd at the Managua 2018 Para Central American Games.

After that I will start thinking about the Lima 2019 Parapan American Games and Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games ,” he said.... He followed that up with a fifth place at his maiden Paralympics in Rio.
 
   
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Certification of United States Paralympics Training Status; OMB No. 0760; FR Doc. #2018-01830
 
 Regulations.gov     2018-01-31 kl. 16:52     15 words
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Certification of United States Paralympics Training Status; OMB No.
 
   
World Sailing Presidential Newsletter: Jan 2017
 
 Yachts and Yachting Online     2018-01-31 kl. 16:50     982 words
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World Sailing Presidential Newsletter: January 2017 by Kim Andersen, World Sailing President 31 Jan 15:42 GMT Helena Lucas on day 4 of the Rio 2016

January 2017 by Kim Andersen, World Sailing President 31 Jan 15:42 GMT Helena Lucas on day 4 of the Rio 2016. ...Paralympic Sailing Competition © Richard Langdon / Ocean Images.... And, indeed, I am very happy to report that Sailing has successfully moved into the next stage of the application process for the 2024 Paralympic...
 
   
Magic evening raises firefighting funds
 
 Vernon Morning Star     2018-01-31 kl. 16:44     168 words
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A magical night at SilverStar helped the resort’s fire department. Silver Star Dreamweavers, a non-profit society formed to support the Silver Star community, held a dazzling, delicious fundraising dinner, “Do You Believe in Magic?” on Jan.

Silver Star’s own Paralympic gold medalist, Josh Dueck, inspired the crowd with his keynote speech.

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Putin dismisses ‘idiot’ doping whistle-blower
 
 Nigeria Punch     2018-01-31 kl. 16:17     513 words
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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said the whistle-blower 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, AFP reports.

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.
 
   
Why figure skater Nathan Chen is America’s best shot at Olympic gold
 
 Interview Magazine     2018-01-31 kl. 16:09     798 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.Maxwell N.
 
   
Olympic Torch Relay continues its northern tour
 
 International Olympic Committee     2018-01-31 kl. 16:03     726 words
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PyeongChang 2018 The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Torch Relay is moving ever closer to its destination: the PyeongChang Olympic Stadium and the Opening Ceremony of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games on 9 February.

Commenting on the Olympic Torch Relay’s week on two wheels, Lee Hee-beom, the president of the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG), said: “The message of peace that has been carried with
 
   
MTC Expo Tabs Trio of Groundbreaking Women for Keynote Address
 
 Benzinga.com     2018-01-31 kl. 16:02     566 words
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IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A trio of groundbreaking women – former F-14 Tomcat pilot Carey Lohrenz, four-time Olympic gold

As vice chair of the LA2028 Organizing Committee, Evans works to ensure that the athletes of the world have the best possible experience at the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Los Angeles.

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Karate and climbing poised for cash injection from UK Sport in countdown to Tokyo Games
 
 Yahoo! India     2018-01-31 kl. 15:45     305 words
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Olympic newcomers karate and climbing are poised to become the latest sports to be bankrolled by UK Sport in the build-up to the next Olympic Games.

Badminton is the only one of the five Olympic and Paralympic sports stripped of all their funding in December 2016 with any chance of getting some money back.
 
   
Vestberg lämnar SOK
 
 Dagens Nyheter - Login     2018-01-31 kl. 15:26     199 words
 
Hans Vestberg slutar som ordförande i Sveriges olympiska kommitté (SOK) vid å...

Hans Vestberg slutar som ordförande i Sveriges olympiska kommitté (SOK) vid å...
 
   
Japan inches toward ban
 
 Tobacco Reporter     2018-01-31 kl. 15:14     277 words
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The Japanese government said yesterday that it planned to restrict tobacco smoking in indoor public places but that it would not impose a ban, according to a story in The Japan Times.

The ministry plans to submit its tobacco-control bill to the Diet in March, and implement the legislation in stages in advance of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Double Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee to return to action at IRONMAN 70.3 Dubai after injury
 
 Sport 360     2018-01-31 kl. 15:13     1007 words
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Bahraini para-triathlete, Shaikha Al Shaiba, has her sights set on the ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi, which takes place on March 2 and 3 on Yas Island featuring an event for para-triathletes for the first time.

many people like me across many sports.” Seasoned para-triathletes, such as Al Shaiba, as well as first-timers will have the chance to rub shoulders and compete alongside inspirational heroes of Paralympic triathlon including world and European

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Avian Flu Outbreak Near PyeongChang Ahead of Olympics
 
 USAgNet     2018-01-31 kl. 15:10     429 words
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USAgNet - 01/31/2018 South Korea is reporting outbreaks of different strains of influenza, less than two weeks before thousands of visitors from around the world arrive for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics in the South.

Washington has also supported this Olympic truce by agreeing to postpone joint military exercises with South Korea, until after both the Olympic and Paralympic games end in late March.Daniel L.

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Para sport review: January 2018
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-01-31 kl. 15:09     434 words
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Winter athletes are getting ready for March’s Winter Paralympics in PyeongChang World Para Alpine Skiing World Cups Three World Cups in Zagreb, Croatia; Kranjska Gora, Slovenia; and Veysonnaz, Switzerland, took place in January .

Para sport review: January 2018. Winter athletes are getting ready for March’s Winter Paralympics in PyeongChang World Para Alpine Skiing World Cups Three World Cups in Zagreb, Croatia; Kranjska Gora, Slovenia; and Veysonnaz, Switzerland, took place in...
 
   
Silvio Velo wants to bring Worlds title back home
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-01-31 kl. 14:56     443 words
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Argentinian blind football star feels confident after Copa America gold last December Still fresh from leading the Argentinian blind football

Despite being widely considered as his country’s best blind footballer, the ‘Paralympic Maradona’ knows that he needs to keep working hard to be called up to the national team again. “I am training with the same passion and attitude I
 
   
Nomination period open for U.S. Sailing Hall of Fame
 
 The Log     2018-01-31 kl. 14:47     354 words
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Submissions for Class of 2018 will be accepted through March 30. NATIONWIDE — The next batch of sailors worthy of being inducted into the National Sailing Hall of Fame must be nominated within the next few weeks.

Nominations were specifically accepted for the following categories: national coach of the year; volunteer coach of the year; development coach of the year; paralympic coach of the year; and, an award for the coach who best used scientific
 
   
Canada's unlikely Olympic pipeline: Whitehorse has 'everything you need' to pump out elite cross-country skiers
 
 National Post     2018-01-31 kl. 14:42     1067 words
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Three of the 11 members of the Olympic squad comes from the Yukon capital a town with a population of less than 30,000 Knute Johnsgaard freely admits that he loves to brag about all things Yukon, even traits he cannot easily explain.

And Graeme Nishikawa will be at the Paralympics as a guide for cross-country skier Brian McKeever.
 
   
Agency Information Collection: Certification of United States Paralympics Training Status
 
 Federal Register     2018-01-31 kl. 14:24     540 words
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Start Preamble The Office of National Veterans Sports Programs and Special Events, Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice.

Certification of United States Paralympics Training Status.... This notice solicits comments for information needed to ascertain the status of disabled Veterans that are participating in the Paralympic Allowance Program.... 3501 -3521. End Authority. Title: Certification of United States Paralympics...
 
   
EDGA and miSport create exciting coaching partnership for ‘Golfers First’
 
 Golf Business News     2018-01-31 kl. 13:24     676 words
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The European Disabled Golf Association (EDGA) is partnering with miSport Coaching Ltd to offer a specially tailored online coaching platform that

Supported by globally respected health and disability experts, the organisation is currently working with the International Golf Federation (IGF) as it seeks to influence the Paralympic...
 
   
Police detonates bombs in Benin
 
 News Express Nigeria     2018-01-31 kl. 13:22     397 words
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By Patrick Ochoga on 31/01/2018 Share on Tweet Views: 33 •Police bomb disposal squad Residents of Alkali Street off Ekenwan road in Benin yesterday deserted their homes following the discovery of three bombs left in an abandoned building.

Amosun rewards Paralympian, Coach with N1.5m.
 
   
Minister: Belarus can make it into top 25 in Pyeongchang
 
 Belta     2018-01-31 kl. 13:20     210 words
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(BelTA) – Belarus is capable of making it into the top 25 countries overall at the winter Olympics and Paralympics in Pyeongchang, Belarusian Sports and Tourism Minister Alexander Shamko said at a ministerial board meeting on 31 January, BelTA has learned.

(BelTA) – Belarus is capable of making it into the top 25 countries overall at the winter Olympics and Paralympics in Pyeongchang, Belarusian Sports and Tourism Minister Alexander Shamko said at a ministerial board meeting on 31 January, BelTA has
 
   
Somaliland:Commemorating The National Youth Day 2018
 
 Somaliland Sun     2018-01-31 kl. 13:18     246 words
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Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Somaliland national youth day Somalilandsun -Somaliland National Youth day is on the 20th of February it commemorates the resilience and self-determination of our youth.

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Most Paralympic athletes from Russia seek to participate in PyeongChang Games
 
 NewsReality.com     2018-01-31 kl. 13:04     17 words
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From 30 to 35 Russian athletes will take part in the Paralympics scheduled for March

Most Paralympic athletes from Russia seek to participate in PyeongChang Games.... From 30 to 35 Russian athletes will take part in the Paralympics scheduled for March. ...9-18.
 
   
Para sport meets anime as NHK create new series ahead of Tokyo 2020
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-01-31 kl. 12:58     274 words
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Japanese broadcaster airs first episode of ‘Animation x Paralympic: Who is Your Hero?’ Japanese television broadcaster NHK has brought together Para sports and the tradition of anime to promote the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games .

Japanese broadcaster airs first episode of ‘Animation x Paralympic:... Who is Your Hero?’ Japanese television broadcaster NHK has brought together Para sports and the tradition of anime to promote the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games .Japan’s only public...
 
   
Tygart: There's an easy temporary fix for faulty sample bottles
 
 Sportcal     2018-01-31 kl. 12:44     665 words
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A problem posed by new-generation doping sample bottles that could be vulnerable to unauthorised opening can be easily fixed by not freezing the

major investigation into an alleged doping programme in Russia involving over 1,000 athletes competing in summer, winter and Paralympic sports (including non-Olympic sports).
 
   
Interview: SportsPodium’s Natalie du Toit, Jaco Rossouw and Pieter Botha
 
 TechCentral.co.za     2018-01-31 kl. 12:41     323 words
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TechCentral’s , second from left, with, from far left, SportsPodium’s Jaco Rossouw, Natalie du Toit and Pieter Botha In this episode of the

In the interview, Natalie du Toit — the former Olympic and Paralympic swimmer who serves as chief development officer of SportsPodium — is joined by chief operating officer Jaco Rossouw and chief technology officer Pieter Botha to discuss the
 
   
Most Paralympic athletes from Russia seek to participate in PyeongChang Games
 
 Tass.ru     2018-01-31 kl. 12:22     263 words
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MOSCOW, January 31. /TASS/. In spite of the pending decision on the participation of Russia's Paralympic athletes in the PyeongChang Games, most

Most Paralympic athletes from Russia seek to participate in PyeongChang Games.... In spite of the pending decision on the participation of Russia's Paralympic athletes in the PyeongChang Games, most. ...athletes believe it is vital to compete in the events, President of the Russian Paralympic...
 
   
Business News: Arbella, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, IICF
 
 Claims Journal     2018-01-31 kl. 12:21     681 words
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Article 0 Comments Arbella Launches Free Safe Driving Mobile App The Arbella Insurance Group, in partnership with Cambridge Mobile Telematics

Guests will also hear from featured speaker Mary Kate Callahan, member of USA World Championship Paratriathlon Teams, and advocate for Paralympic programming and international sports envoy.
 
   
Bridgestone At The Winter Olympics
 
 Cambrian Tyres     2018-01-31 kl. 12:17     328 words
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The Winter Games in PyeongChang marks Bridgestone’s first as a Worldwide Olympic Partner, and the manufacturer is ready to support the event through a variety of product, athlete and education initiatives.

Bridgestone are set to supply winter tyres for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) vehicles within the Olympic fleet, and are also supporting Team Bridgestone – more than 100 Olympic and Paralympic PyeongChang hopefulls from around the world
 
   
WSP celebrates opening of Hamitabat natural gas-fired power plant
 
 Wsp.com     2018-01-31 kl. 12:11     492 words
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Limak Enerji, a leading energy trading, generation and distribution company, bought Hamitabat from the Turkish government in August 2013 to upgrade

WSP has been involved in many high profile UK projects including the Shard, Crossrail, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Manchester Metrolink, M1 Smart Motorway, the re-development of London Bridge Station, and the London Olympic & Paralympic...