Retriever
   
Morning alert 05.02.2018

     
Click here to view this email in your browser
     
     
Your profiles
Handikappidrott, Sverige
Intl news
     
Handikappidrott, Sverige  
Kalla känslor för vinter-OS
 
 Helagotland     2018-02-05 kl. 06:00     361 words
 
Norge dominerar längdskidåkningen. Det är en bedrift som inte framstår som mindre remarkabel när man beaktar att hela jämra laget tycks lida av astma. Hur skulle de inte kunna äga i vinter-paralympics om astmatiker fick en egen klass där!

Hur skulle de inte kunna äga i vinter-paralympics om astmatiker fick en egen klass där!Skämt åsido.
 
   
Innebandyturnering för alla - med deltagare från halva Sverige
 
 SVT Nyheter     2018-02-04 kl. 17:07     88 words
 
I helgen spelades Umeå Flyers cup, en innebandytävling för kognitivt funktionsnedsatta med lag från Stockholm, Västerås, Härnösand, Skellefteå och Umeå.

Men så länge vi får spela tillsammans och ha roligt så är det det viktigaste, säger deltagaren Leif Andersson från Skellefteå Parasport.
 
   
Bryt stillasittandet för alla barn och ungas rätt till ett hälsosamt liv
 
 Örebronyheter     2018-02-04 kl. 12:00     321 words
 
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 - vi sitter i genomsnitt 9 timmar om dagen.

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,

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Örebroguiden (web)
 
   
Falun kvar i OS-planerna
 
 Sveriges Radio Dalarna     2018-02-04 kl. 10:58     127 words
 
Falun finns fortfarande med i vinter-OS-konceptet för år 2026, ihop med Stockholm och Åre. Än har ingen ansökan lämnats in men Svenska olympiska kommittén, SOK, har sagt att de är intresserade av vinterspelen och paralympics.

Än har ingen ansökan lämnats in men Svenska olympiska kommittén, SOK, har sagt att de är intresserade av vinterspelen och paralympics.I så fall skulle Falun arrangera både backhoppning och nordisk kombination. -
 
   
Hetaste OS-snackisarna: Vem kan man lita på?
 
 Svenska Dagbladet     2018-02-04 kl. 10:00     902 words
 
OS-temperaturen stiger. På fredag invigs de 23:e olympiska vinterspelen i sydkoreanska Pyoengchang. Här är de hetaste snackisarna inför tävlingarna. Hetaste OS-snackisarna: Vem kan man lita på?

Inte minst efter skandalen i Sotji 2014, där ryska dopningsprov manipulerades vilket lett till att Ryssland som nation är avstängt från OS och Paralympics.
 
   
Linnea, 25: Jag ska förändra hela världen
 
 Aftonbladet     2018-02-04 kl. 09:36     534 words
 
SVENSKA HJÄLTAR Linnea Thurfjell, 25, vill förändra hela världen. Hon drömde om ett liv i uniform - men något mer meningsfullt kom emellan. - Alla barn ska känna att de har någonstans att känna gemenskap, säger hon.

Snabbt insåg hon att det fanns mycket som behövde göra på Parasport-fronten i sin hemort. -
 
   
Ericas mål: OS i Tokyo
 
 Östgöta Correspondenten     2018-02-04 kl. 09:00     329 words
 
Erica Spärrfeldt, Linköping, siktar högt i sin nya sport rullstolsrugby. "Målet är OS i Tokyo om två år". Det är ett tufft mål hon sätter upp. För i rullstolsrugby finns nämligen ingen damklass, inget damlag.

Det visade helgens serieomgång där Linköpings Parasport för första gången arrangerade en seriesammandragning i sporten.
 
   
Intl news  
Smoking still isn't taboo in Japan. Its government even owns a chunk of Big Tobacco.
 
 NBCNews.com     2018-02-05 kl. 08:43     1425 words
thumbnail
 
3:29 am ET by TOKYO — The scent of chicken skewers cooking over a charcoal grill mixes with another distinctive odor — cigarette smoke from a handful of white-collar workers unwinding after a busy day at the office.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has vowed to address the issue over the coming months. “We will take thorough measures to tackle passive smoking, with our sights set on the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games two years from now,” he said during a
 
   
[PyeongChang 2018] Winter Olympic athletes to be provided with 110,000 condoms
 
 Korea Herald     2018-02-05 kl. 08:38     241 words
thumbnail
 
The PyeongChang Olympics will set a record for most condoms distributed during the Winter Games.

The PyeongChang Olympics will set a record for most condoms distributed during the Winter Games.According to the PyeongChang Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Thursday, about 110,000 condoms will be doled out at the Olympic

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Korea Herald (web)
 
   
Most senior North Korean official ever is to visit South, for Winter Olympics
 
 Sandton Chronicle     2018-02-05 kl. 08:17     796 words
thumbnail
 
North Korea’s ceremonial head of state will visit the South this week and attend the Winter Olympics opening ceremony as the divided peninsula witnesses a rare thaw after a year of high tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear programme.

Seoul and Washington have agreed to delay annual large-scale joint military exercises which always infuriate Pyongyang, but only until the end of the Paralympics in late March.Jung Ha.

  The news article is mentioned in 3 other sources
Roodepoort Record (web) - Maritzburg Sun (web) - Standerton Advertiser (web)
 
   
Empire State Building Run-Up Presented by Turkish Airlines Powered by the Challenged Athletes Foundation
 
 Thailand News and Press Releases     2018-02-05 kl. 08:12     813 words
thumbnail
 
The Empire State Building today announced that elite tower runner Suzy Walsham of Singapore will return to the World's Most Famous Building on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, for the , to defend her title as the most decorated athlete in this race's history.

"I'm thrilled to attempt the Empire State Building Run-Up this year for the first time," shared Rudy Garcia-Tolson, Paralympian and CAF Team Member.
 
   
President Moon test-drives self-driving car
 
 Office of the President, Republic of Korea     2018-02-05 kl. 08:02     403 words
thumbnail
 
President Moon Jae-in waves from one of Hyundai Motor’s hydrogen-fueled self-driving Nexo cars before a test drive at the northern tip of the Seoul-Busan expressway, in Seoul on Feb. 2. By Sohn JiAe Photos = Cheong Wa Dae On Feb.

2. The vehicle manufacturer has seven self-driving vehicles that will be used at the upcoming PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games that kick off on Feb.
 
   
My Goal of Sport-Raising The Name Of My Homeland
 
 Bakhtar News Agency     2018-02-05 kl. 07:55     515 words
thumbnail
 
Kabul (BNA) Kabir Khoshbeen who had spent his childhood time in destitution and plenty of problems but had felt himself a lucky and perfect person with his two hands and healthy body.

Currently Kabir Khoshbeen is an active member of Handicapped Sport Federation or Afghanistan Paralympic.... I am thankful from officials of Afghanistan Paralympic and ICRC who had supported and encouraged us.
 
   
Schweppes enlists Vice to help it launch new drink ALT and its message of self-expression
 
 The Drum     2018-02-05 kl. 07:54     343 words
thumbnail
 
Schweppes has partnered with Vice Media to launch a new soft drink range called ALT. The partnership will see Vice produce a four-part co-branded video series and large-scale, roving festival activation on ALT.

Future episodes will feature Australian Paralympic sprinter, painter and fashion designer, Gabriel Cole and Melbourne’s Otis Armada, creators of cultish bootleg dining experiences which honour engaging service, artistic collaboration and

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
The Drum (web)
 
   
IOC got it right with latest Russian issue
 
 Mansfield News Journal     2018-02-05 kl. 07:50     441 words
thumbnail
 
CLOSE Team USA figure skater hopes to bring home a medal from the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang after taking home his second consecutive U.S. figure skating national championship last month. USA TODAY Sports IOC president Thomas Bach.

More: Brenna Huckaby finds balance, new goals in Paralympic snowboarding.

  The news article is mentioned in 2 other sources
Yard Barker (web) - News Leader (web) - Hometown Life (web)
 
   
Booming trade is clashing with geopolitical tensions in Northeast Asia
 
 CNBC     2018-02-05 kl. 07:45     1281 words
thumbnail
 
China and Japan have to face issues of war legacy and maritime borders The plan to just make money and pretend everything is fine has run its course The Korean quandary is a U.S.

All that will be tested as early as the second half of March (after the end of Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games) — if, as now seems nearly certain, military exercises, ballistic and nuclear tests were resumed on and around the Korean Peninsula.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland (web)
 
   
Peter Dinklage-Morgan Freeman rap battle among most popular Super Bowl ads
 
 ABC News     2018-02-05 kl. 07:43     1005 words
thumbnail
 
This year's Super Bowl faceoff between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles was , but for others the night was only about one thing: the commercials.

Toyota. The car maker’s 1-minute spot follows the journey of Canadian Paralympian Lauren Woolstencroft, who has a story the company says is proof "anything is possible."

  The news article is mentioned in 3 other sources
ABC30 (web) - KTRK TV (web) - ABC7 (web)
 
   
Sporting ambassador wanted
 
 Radio Essex     2018-02-05 kl. 07:41     116 words
thumbnail
 
Could you be Chelmsford’s Sporting Ambassador? The City Council`s looking for talented individuals to represent the local authority in the role from this April until March next year.

It is open to anybody who currently competes in an Olympic or Paralympic sport.
 
   
North Korean premier to visit South during Winter Olympics
 
 Asia Times Online     2018-02-05 kl. 07:31     1259 words
thumbnail
 
Kim Yong-nam, North Korea’s titular head of state, will attend the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea as diplomatic momentum gathers pace before the opening ceremony on February 9.

The Paralympics conclude on March 18. continue reading.
 
   
In Super Bowl ads, a play for values and a contentious MLK message
 
 Breitbart.com     2018-02-05 kl. 07:23     649 words
thumbnail
 
Washington (AFP) – Advertisers tried to play up American values and not fumble the ball during Sunday’s Super Bowl, yet one waded into controversy by using the voice of the late Martin Luther King.

Budweiser promoted its canned water for disaster relief, Toyota showcased the Paralympics and T-Mobile showed babies of various races in a message about equality.... Taylor said Toyota “was a clear winner with its ads focused on unity and social values” by telling the story of Paralympic...

  The news article is mentioned in 4 other sources
France24 (web) - Special Broadcasting Service (web) - Africa-News.info (web) - Northern Territory Government (web)
 
   
Meghan Markle joins Prince Harry to celebrate achievements of wounded warriors
 
 KFQD 750     2018-02-05 kl. 07:19     343 words
thumbnail
 
Ben Stansall – WPA Pool/ (LONDON) — Meghan Markle joined her fiancé, Prince Harry, Thursday to celebrate a cause close to his heart, the achievements of wounded and sick members of the military.

He created the Paralympic-style sporting event in 2014 to raise awareness for wounded service members.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
KFOR FM 103.3 1240 AM (web)
 
   
Rare Cancers Australia Calls for Equality with 'Cancer Is Cancer' Video via J. Walter Thompson, Sydney
 
 Little Black Book     2018-02-05 kl. 07:09     713 words
thumbnail
 
Rare Cancers Australia Calls for Equality with 'Cancer Is Cancer' Video via J. Walter Thompson, Sydney RCA has created a video highlighting the disparity between treatments available for people with RLC cancers and those with common cancers.

cancer face. The new footage provides insight into the lives of five Australians whose lives have been affected by RLC cancers, including a six-year-old diagnosed with Retinoblastoma, Australian Paralympic gold medallist Kelly Cartwright OAM who was...
 
   
Jamaica, no problem - South Korean charge d'affaires confident Winter Olympics safe
 
 Jamaica Gleaner     2018-02-05 kl. 07:09     382 words
thumbnail
 
Jamaicans traveling to PyeongChang, South Korea, for the 2018 Winter Olympics have nothing to fear, says the country's Charge d'Affaires Young-Gyu Lee.

"It is expected that the Olympics and Paralympics Winter Games will be another great opportunity for Korea and Jamaica to deepen friendship and I must say that people in my country is looking forward to welcoming talented Jamaican athletes.
 
   
State of Sport 2018: Half of retired sportspeople have concerns over mental and emotional wellbeing
 
 BBC     2018-02-05 kl. 07:06     2537 words
thumbnail
 
More than half of former professional sportspeople have had concerns about their mental or emotional wellbeing since retiring, according to a new survey.

'Having a plan that's come crashing to a halt - you're devastated' Two-time Paralympic archery champion Danielle Brown's career came to an end in 2013 when her disability was reclassified and she was no longer able to compete.

  The news article is mentioned in 2 other sources
BBC (web) - BBC (web)
 
   
Ads take funny route, point out corporate good
 
 Detroit News     2018-02-05 kl. 07:05     697 words
thumbnail
 
Rapper Big Sean, third from left, makes an appearance with actor Keegan-Michael Key, second from left, for Quicken Loan's Rocket Mortgage. A rap battle. Seniors enjoying retirement. The story of a Paralympian.

The story of a Paralympian.The subjects of all three TV commercials that aired Sunday night during Super Bowl LII played well with university professors who gathered to rate the advertisements....Toyota’s piece on the life story of Lauren Woolstencroft , an eight-time Paralympic...
 
   
Super Bowl ad tells Calgary Paralympians story of triumph
 
 Yahoo! Canada     2018-02-05 kl. 07:00     40 words
thumbnail
 
Onscreen, text shows her odds of winning a gold medal: one in 997,500,000. The Calgarian and eight-time Paralympic gold medallist's career was celebrated in the first advertisement just after kickoff during Sunday's Super Bowl LII.

Super Bowl ad tells Calgary Paralympians story of triumph.... The Calgarian and eight-time Paralympic gold medallist's career was celebrated in the first advertisement just after kickoff during Sunday's Super Bowl LII.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
NewsReality.com (web)
 
   
Davenport native goes for 2nd Paralympic gold in PyeongChang
 
 KWQC     2018-02-05 kl. 06:43     41 words
thumbnail
 
ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. (KWQC) North Scott graduate and Davenport native Kevin McKee won gold in 2014 with the USA Sled Hockey team. Now, he hopes to win a second, while inspiring disabled youth everywhere. Watch the story in the video player.

Davenport native goes for 2nd Paralympic gold in PyeongChang.
 
   
Toyota Breaks Sales Target for Electrified Vehicles 3 Years Early
 
 HybridCars.com     2018-02-05 kl. 06:38     307 words
thumbnail
 
Last year Toyota sold 1.52 million electrified vehicles globally, which exceeds the company’s internal benchmark three years ahead of schedule. Toyota’s Environmental Challenge 2050 targets have 2020 marked as the year the company expected to sell 1.

and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Achieving sales of 1.5 million hybrids annually and 15 million hybrids cumulatively by 2020 Reducing average CO 2  emissions from new vehicles by more than 22 percent by 2020 (compared to Toyota’s 2010 global
 
   
Carine Roitfeld’s CR Men’s Book Features Paralympic Athletes on March Cover
 
 WWD.com     2018-02-05 kl. 06:35     237 words
thumbnail
 
The mantra of the sports-themed issue is “just doing it.” The March cover of Carine Roitfeld’s CR Men’s Book features Paralympic athletes Rheed McCracken and Liam Malone, shot by Steven Klein. “I love to use my magazine to share unique personal stories.

Carine Roitfeld’s CR Men’s Book Features Paralympic Athletes on March Cover.... The mantra of the sports-themed issue is “just doing it.” The March cover of Carine Roitfeld’s CR Men’s Book features Paralympic athletes Rheed McCracken and Liam Malone, shot...
 
   
Canadian Tire Reminds Canadians That We All Play for Canada
 
 SGB Media     2018-02-05 kl. 06:23     458 words
thumbnail
 
With the Games on the horizon, Premier National Olympic and Paralympic Partner Canadian Tire is looking to tap into Canada’s celebrated team spirit.

With the Games on the horizon, Premier National Olympic and Paralympic Partner Canadian Tire is looking to tap into Canada’s celebrated team spirit.Working with athletes like Connor McDavid and Jonathan Toews, the retailer aims to highlight
 
   
What makes the perfect Super Bowl ad?
 
 Todays TMJ4     2018-02-05 kl. 06:22     407 words
thumbnail
 
The Super Bowl is likely the only time viewers actually want to watch commercials so companies shell out millions of dollars to get it right.

Toyota's commercial featuring Canadian Paralympic skier Lauren Woolstencroft.
 
   
Six important questions for this year’s Super Bowl advertisers
 
 The Business Journals     2018-02-05 kl. 06:20     1533 words
thumbnail
 
Quick show of hands: Do you have a marketing budget of $5 million dollars? And if you did, how would you feel about spending it in 30 seconds? Because that’s exactly what last night’s Super Bowl advertisers did. Repeatedly.

The best pure creative execution was Toyota’s game-opening spot, featuring 8-time Paralympic gold medalist Lauren Woolstencroft.
 
   
Super Bowl Ads 2018: These Commercials Will Make You Laugh, Cry, And Want To Do Laundry
 
 The Huffington Post     2018-02-05 kl. 06:20     420 words
thumbnail
 
This is not a #TideAd. If you're not watching the Super Bowl for the football, you're watching it for the ads.

The tearjerkers: Toyota - 'Good Odds' This ad tells the story of Lauren Woolstencroft, who beat the odds to win eight Paralympic gold medals.

  The news article is mentioned in 2 other sources
Huffington Post Canada (web) - Huffington Post Canada (web)
 
   
Monday February 5, 2018 12:01 AM Still time to rate the commercials in the Spot Bowl
 
 Reading Eagle     2018-02-05 kl. 06:17     1074 words
thumbnail
 
Pavone, a Harrisburg advertising firm, created the online poll of the big game's best ads. The whole month of January, Dave Shoffner thinks of almost nothing but Super Bowl ads.

The top ad at halftime was Toyota's "Good Odds" ad featuring a Paralympic woman skier.... "You may remember the Paralympic ad but not the car company," Shoffner said.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Reading Eagle (web)
 
   
Super Bowl ad tells Calgary Paralympian's story of triumph
 
 CBC     2018-02-05 kl. 06:13     448 words
thumbnail
 
The eight-time Paralympic gold medallist's family gathered to watch the commercial's debut Sunday Music swells. A nurse holds a newborn baby aloft. Onscreen, text shows her odds of winning a gold medal: one in 997,500,000.

Super Bowl ad tells Calgary Paralympian's story of triumph.... The eight-time Paralympic gold medallist's family gathered to watch the commercial's debut Sunday Music swells.... And then one, as a triumphant Lauren Woolstencroft skis across the finish line at the Paralympics...
 
   
[PyeongChang 2018] PyeongChang volunteers struggle with crude working conditions
 
 Korea Herald     2018-02-05 kl. 06:12     437 words
thumbnail
 
With PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics kicking off Friday, many volunteer workers have voiced their frustration over crude working conditions, igniting a controversy in the online community.

Winter Games and an additional 6,600 workers will assist at the Paralympics.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Korea Herald (web)
 
   
Hometown club doesn’t want major carnival awards leaving town
 
 Daily Liberal     2018-02-05 kl. 06:11     640 words
thumbnail
 
Dubbo will again host the annual NSW State Junior Track Championships and Senior Dubbo Track Open Carnival this weekend and the local cycle club is determined to keep the major awards at home.

Talented Central Coast rider James Schneider will again make the trip to Dubbo, while multiple National Masters road champion Simone Grounds, multiple Paralympic Games medalist Toireasa Gallagher and Canadian Women’s National Keirin Champion
 
   
Dishonest Olympic Park Accident Victim Stripped of £27,000 Award
 
 Batchelors Solicitors     2018-02-05 kl. 06:10     241 words
thumbnail
 
A dishonest minority of accident victims harm themselves and others by over-egging their compensation claims.

The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) admitted liability for the accident and he was awarded £27,758 in damages and interest by a judge.
 
   
S Korea for high-level talks with North's delegation
 
 Ani News     2018-02-05 kl. 05:47     428 words
thumbnail
 
Seoul [South Korea ], Feb 5 (ANI): South Korea will seek to have high-level talks with the North Korea n delegation, led by its ceremonial leader Kim

The Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics will be held between March 8 to 18.

  The news article is mentioned in 5 other sources
Yahoo! India (web) - Webindia123 (web) - Business Standard India (web) - Sify (web) - ABP Live (web)
 
   
Korea Prepares To Spend $13 Billion On Winter Olympics. Is It Worth It?
 
 Intellasia.net     2018-02-05 kl. 05:43     900 words
thumbnail
 
05-Feb-2018 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM The brand new Olympic stadium in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will be used just four times before it’s decommissioned after the Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

Is It Worth It?05-Feb-2018 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM The brand new Olympic stadium in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will be used just four times before it’s decommissioned after the Winter Olympics and Paralympics.The venue will be used for opening

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
The Varsity Online (web)
 
   
President Moon to hold bilateral talks during PyeongChang Games
 
 Korea.net     2018-02-05 kl. 05:42     295 words
thumbnail
 
Cheong Wa Dae spokesperson Kim Eui-kyeom briefs the press about a number of bilateral meetings scheduled on the sidelines of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, at Cheong Wa Dae on Feb. 2.

Cheong Wa Dae spokesperson Kim Eui-kyeom briefs the press about a number of bilateral meetings scheduled on the sidelines of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, at Cheong Wa Dae on Feb.... President Moon Jae-in is set to hold talks with more than a dozen global leaders this month on the sidelines of the upcoming PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic...

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Office of the President, Republic of Korea (web)
 
   
Ads take funny route, point out corporate good
 
 NewsReality.com     2018-02-05 kl. 05:33     18 words
thumbnail
 
A rap battle, seniors enjoying retirement, the story of a Paralympian were the subjects of Super Bowl

A rap battle, seniors enjoying retirement, the story of a Paralympian were the subjects of Super Bowl. ...commercials.
 
   
Super Bowl Commercials 2018: Postgame Twitter Reacts to Top Ads, Movie Trailers
 
 Bleacher Report US     2018-02-05 kl. 05:19     721 words
thumbnail
 
Elsa/ In between Super Bowl commercials, there was a football game, which the Philadelphia Eagles won 41-33 over the New England Patriots.

2018-2-5 00:46:40. On a more successful inspirational bent, the upcoming winter Olympics sparked well-received spots, including this one about Paralympian Lauren Woolstencroft, courtesy of Toyota:... The odds of winning a Paralympic gold medal are...

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Bleacher Report UK (web)
 
   
The Latest: Giants steal the show with "Dirty Dancing" ad
 
 San Luis Obispo.com     2018-02-05 kl. 05:18     1172 words
thumbnail
 
The Latest on the ads of the 2018 Super Bowl (all times Eastern Time): 10:45 p.m. The Giants won the Super Bowl. Not really, but Eli Manning and Odell Beckham Jr.

Meanwhile, Toyota has its own 60-second ad with an Olympics and Paralympics theme airing in the first quarter.... Toyota touted its longtime Olympic and Paralympic sponsorship with the story of Canadian Alpine Skier Lauren Woolstencroft, a Paralympic...

  The news article is mentioned in 24 other sources
Island Packet (web) - Tri-City Herald Online (web) - Modesto Bee (web) - WRAL (web) - Fresno Bee (web) - Bellingham Herald (web) - Myrtle Beach Sun News (web) - Bradenton Herald (web) - The Olympian (web) - Miami Herald (web) - Belleville News Democrat (web) - Sun Herald (web) - Tacoma News Tribune (web) - Ledger-Enquirer (web) - Merced Sun-Star (web) - Raleigh News & Observer (web) - Idaho Statesman (web) - Wichita Eagle (web) - Rock Hill Herald (web) - South Carolina State (web) - FOXBusiness.com (web) - Charlotte Observer (web) - ABC News (web) - Metro Canada (web)
 
   
Dublin Racing Festival Deemed a Big Winner
 
 Sport for Business     2018-02-05 kl. 05:16     442 words
thumbnail
 
It normally takes time for change to filter through in sport. We live according to a pretty rigidly defined calendar of seasons of highlights and of points when the volume is turned up.

Among the many stars in evidence over the two days were Darragh O’Sé from Kerry GAA, Kevin O’Brien from Irish Cricket, Tony McCoy and Paralympian Michael McKillop. “It’s a new concept and is very exciting and we could not have been
 
   
Cycling Australias Nick Green moves on from top job
 
 PressReleasePoint     2018-02-05 kl. 05:08     528 words
thumbnail
 
(CA) announced today that Nicholas Green OAM is departing the organisation after more than three years as CEO. Mr. Green will be replaced by CA Director Steven Drake, who will take up the role of CEO. Mr.

Governments,  the Australian Sports Commission, the Australian Olympic Committee, the Australian Paralympic Committee and Commonwealth Games Australia will now assist cycling with its vision for a unified future”, Mr Green said.
 
   
Humor, social messages proliferate at a tame Super Bowl
 
 Seymour Tribune     2018-02-05 kl. 05:07     935 words
thumbnail
 
NEW YORK — This year’s Super Bowl ads ran the gamut from tame humor to … tame messages about social causes.

Toyota kicked things off by depicting the story of Lauren Woolstencroft, a Paraolympic skier who was born missing her left arm below the elbow as well as both legs below the knees, to promote its Paralympic sponsorship.

  The news article is mentioned in 51 other sources
Centre Daily Times (web) - Fresno Bee (web) - Miami Herald (web) - Wichita Eagle (web) - Belleville News Democrat (web) - Rock Hill Herald (web) - San Luis Obispo.com (web) - Ledger-Enquirer (web) - Tri-City Herald Online (web) - Charlotte Observer (web) - Raleigh News & Observer (web) - Macon Telegraph (web) - Minneapolis Star Tribune (web) - Bellingham Herald (web) - The Olympian (web) - Island Packet (web) - Myrtle Beach Sun News (web) - Idaho Statesman (web) - Winnipeg Free Press (web) - Star-Telegram (web) - Tacoma News Tribune (web) - South Carolina State (web) - Modesto Bee (web) - ABC News (web) - Washington Post (web) - Bradenton Herald (web) - Durham Herald-Sun (web) - Merced Sun-Star (web) - Denver Post (web) - News 95.7 Halifax (web) - WBNS-10TV (web) - Brandon Sun (web) - 1310 NEWS (web) - News 1130 (web) - 680 News (web) - Washington Times (web) - 660 News (web) - 570News (web) - FOXBusiness.com (web) - Orlando Sentinel (web) - Dotemirates.com (web) - KSTP (web) - Washington Times (web) - Columbus Republic (web) - Boston Herald (web) - Penticton Herald (web) - Yahoo! UK and Ireland (web) - Daily Hampshire Gazette (web) - Herald & Review (web) - Kelowna Daily Courier (web) - Chicago Daily Herald (web)
 
   
Best & Worst Super Bowl 2018 Commercials
 
 Billboard     2018-02-05 kl. 05:03     650 words
thumbnail
 
You already know the Eagles won the Super Bowl -- or if you didn't, btw, the Patriots didn't win this one -- but who won the Super Bowl of commercials?

Toyota, "Good Odds" This wins for emotional highlight of the night, telling the story of Paralympian Lauren Woolstencraft.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Billboard (web)
 
   
These are the Super Bowl commercials everyone is talking about
 
 Today.com     2018-02-05 kl. 05:01     520 words
thumbnail
 
Even if you're not a football fan, there's another reason you may have tuned into the Super Bowl : the commercials. The ads that air during the big game are among the most anticipated commercials we see all year. And 2018 was no different.

"Good Odds" Toyota hit the nail on the head with its compelling commercial about Lauren Woolstencroft, a Canadian alpine skier who's won eight gold medals at the Paralympics.

  The news article is mentioned in 2 other sources
NBCNews.com (web) - True Viral News (web)
 
   
All the Super Bowl 2018 ads from the first half
 
 Las Cruces Sun-News     2018-02-05 kl. 04:55     1264 words
thumbnail
 
Here's the rundown on all the Super Bowl ads so far. Post to Facebook A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.

Toyota's ad traces the journey of Paralympic gold medalist Lauren Woolstencroft, who says that "when we're free to move, anything is possible."

  The news article is mentioned in 21 other sources
Coshocton Tribune (web) - Zanesville Times Recorder (web) - Chambersburg Public Opinion (web) - Wausau Daily Herald (web) - Green Bay Press-Gazette (web) - Delmarva Daily Times (web) - Delaware Online (web) - TCPalm (web) - Palladium Item (web) - Daily Town Talk (web) - Coloradoan (web) - Californian (web) - Daily News Journal (web) - Detroit Free Press (web) - Livingston Daily.com (web) - Asbury Park Press (web) - Poughkeepsie Journal (web) - Marion Star (web) - North Jersey.com (web) - Leaf Chronicle (web) - Post Crescent (web)
 
   
Super Bowl in review: University of Oregon ad students weigh in on this year's ads
 
 The Drum     2018-02-05 kl. 04:51     1876 words
thumbnail
 
The coveted 18-35 demographic is the target for most of the Super Bowl ads out there, so at The Drum we thought it would be a good idea to hear from the younger end of that demo to critique this year's crop of Super Bowl ads.

I think it put Toyota in a good light because it shows Toyota cares about paralympians and cares about making prosthetics for people without limbs."
 
   
"The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 5 February, 2018
 
 Online Burma Library     2018-02-05 kl. 04:49     10761 words
thumbnail
 
UNION DAY CAN AWAKEN THE UNION SPIRIT P-8-9 (OPINION) NATIONAL NATIONAL BUSINESS OPINION Govt aid for Rakhine State ministers Agricultural

to conduct a planned joint mili- they are expected to agree on Paralympics in South Korea. continued development of nucle- tary drill after the Pyeongchang the need to conduct the drill as North Korea, which plans to ar and ballistic weapons.
 
   
The Latest: Hyundai ad highlights cancer research funding
 
 Raleigh News & Observer     2018-02-05 kl. 04:44     1073 words
thumbnail
 
The Latest on the ads of the 2018 Super Bowl (all times Eastern Time): 10:00 a.m. Hyundai is trying a stunt to advertise that it donates to pediatric cancer research every time someone buys a Hyundai.

Meanwhile, Toyota has its own 60-second ad with an Olympics and Paralympics theme airing in the first quarter.... Toyota touted its longtime Olympic and Paralympic sponsorship with the story of Canadian Alpine Skier Lauren Woolstencroft, a Paralympic...

  The news article is mentioned in 21 other sources
Centre Daily Times (web) - Idaho Statesman (web) - Rock Hill Herald (web) - San Luis Obispo.com (web) - The Olympian (web) - Island Packet (web) - Tri-City Herald Online (web) - Merced Sun-Star (web) - Columbus Republic (web) - WRAL (web) - Modesto Bee (web) - Sun Herald (web) - Seymour Tribune (web) - Tacoma News Tribune (web) - Fresno Bee (web) - ABC News (web) - Washington Post (web) - Bradenton Herald (web) - FOXBusiness.com (web) - South Carolina State (web) - Charlotte Observer (web)
 
   
Ukraine athletes remain on top at final World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup - but miss overall victory
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-02-05 kl. 04:28     566 words
thumbnail
 
Ukraine athletes continued to dominate the biathlon competition in Vuokatti in Finland during the final races in the Para Nordic Skiing World Cup season before the Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang.

Ukraine athletes continued to dominate the biathlon competition in Vuokatti in Finland during the final races in the Para Nordic Skiing World Cup season before the Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang.But missing the first World Cup in Canmore in
 
   
03/02/2018 Trump hopes 'something good' comes from Olympics despite North Korean warning 07:35 03 February
 
 Azeri-Press Information Agency     2018-02-05 kl. 04:14     483 words
thumbnail
 
U.S. President Donald Trump expressed hope on Friday that “something good” could come from North Korea’s participation in the Winter Olympics in South

Who knows?” The North-South talks, the first in two years, came after Washington and Seoul agreed to push back a routine military drill until after the Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
St. Clair HS Holds Bowling Tournament for Disabled Athletes
 
 KEYC Television     2018-02-05 kl. 04:05     116 words
thumbnail
 
MANKATO , MINN. - Sophomores from St. Clair High School hosted a bowling tournament on Sunday at Wow! Zone. The event is for disabled athletes and their unified partners. The "Inclusion Bowling" event served as the students' community service project.

St. Clair HS Holds Bowling Tournament for Disabled Athletes.... Zone. The event is for disabled athletes and their unified partners.
 
   
South Korea Kept U.S. Out of the Loop on Pyongyang Overture
 
 MSN News US     2018-02-05 kl. 03:56     1487 words
thumbnail
 
SEOUL—When North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un suggested in a New Year address that his country might be open to participating in the Winter Olympics, South Korea’s president and top aides quickly convened to craft a friendly response. U.S.

4, and the two agreed to postpone joint annual military exercises until after the end of the Winter Paralympics on March 18.... Easing U.S. concerns, Seoul agreed with Washington to proceed with the joint exercises as originally envisioned after the Paralympics...
 
   
The Latest: Tide wants to be all Super Bowl commercials
 
 Fresno Bee     2018-02-05 kl. 03:54     945 words
thumbnail
 
The Latest on the ads of the 2018 Super Bowl (all times Eastern Time): 9:30 p.m. Part of the fun for Super Bowl ad viewers is guessing which brand is behind the hokey jokes or inspirational messages before a commercial ends.

Meanwhile, Toyota has its own 60-second ad with an Olympics and Paralympics theme airing in the first quarter.... Toyota touted its longtime Olympic and Paralympic sponsorship with the story of Canadian Alpine Skier Lauren Woolstencroft, a Paralympic...

  The news article is mentioned in 26 other sources
Columbus Republic (web) - Seymour Tribune (web) - WRAL (web) - Myrtle Beach Sun News (web) - Belleville News Democrat (web) - Miami Herald (web) - Merced Sun-Star (web) - Ledger-Enquirer (web) - Rock Hill Herald (web) - Idaho Statesman (web) - Tacoma News Tribune (web) - Bellingham Herald (web) - Wichita Eagle (web) - The Olympian (web) - Modesto Bee (web) - Island Packet (web) - Macon Telegraph (web) - Bradenton Herald (web) - Sun Herald (web) - San Luis Obispo.com (web) - Centre Daily Times (web) - Washington Post (web) - South Carolina State (web) - FOXBusiness.com (web) - FOXBusiness.com (web) - Charlotte Observer (web)
 
   
Super Bowl commercials: The 7 best of the day
 
 East Bay Times     2018-02-05 kl. 03:35     358 words
thumbnail
 
For 364 days a year, we try to avoid commercials like an obnoxious relative. We make fridge runs while they’re on. We use our remote controls to skip past them. We basically tune them out. Then, when the Super Bowl arrives, it’s game on.

Most inspiring Toyota’s emotional “Good Odds” spot with paralympic skier Lauren Woolstencroft gave us the feels — and fired us up.

  The news article is mentioned in 3 other sources
The Mercury News (web) - The Mercury News (web) - East Bay Times (web)
 
   
The Latest: 'Solo' trailer draws Super Bowl Twitter mentions
 
 Island Packet     2018-02-05 kl. 03:19     827 words
thumbnail
 
09:18 PM The Latest on the ads of the 2018 Super Bowl (all times Eastern Time): 9 p.m. The trailer for "Solo: Star Wars Story" is getting the most Twitter attention so far, followed by Wendy's attack ad against McDonald's.

Meanwhile, Toyota has its own 60-second ad with an Olympics and Paralympics theme airing in the first quarter.... Toyota touted its longtime Olympic and Paralympic sponsorship with the story of Canadian Alpine Skier Lauren Woolstencroft, a Paralympic...

  The news article is mentioned in 20 other sources
Springfield News Sun (web) - Raleigh News & Observer (web) - Idaho Statesman (web) - Bellingham Herald (web) - Wichita Eagle (web) - Bradenton Herald (web) - Macon Telegraph (web) - The Olympian (web) - Sun Herald (web) - Modesto Bee (web) - Tacoma News Tribune (web) - Belleville News Democrat (web) - Rock Hill Herald (web) - Ledger-Enquirer (web) - WRAL (web) - FOXBusiness.com (web) - Charlotte Observer (web) - The Palm Beach Post (web) - News 96.5.com (web) - Austin American Statesman (web)
 
   
The ads of Super Bowl 2018 just as many celebs not as many big messages so far
 
 Marketing Magazine Australia     2018-02-05 kl. 03:09     838 words
thumbnail
 
Here’s Marketing‘s Super Bowl 2018 ad wrap. It’s the biggest day of the TV advertising calendar. Over 100 million viewers watch the broadcast, with more around the world. Good Super Bowl ads achieve pop culture icon status.

Toyota. The ‘Good odds’ commercial features people with disabilities and tells the story of Lauren Woolstencroft, eight-time Paralympic gold medal winner.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Marketing Magazine Australia (web)
 
   
Toyota's Emotional Super Bowl Commercial Will Bring You To Tears
 
 Access Hollywood     2018-02-05 kl. 02:43     187 words
thumbnail
 
Toyota's first Super Bowl commercial got football fans bawling thanks to incredible Paralympian Lauren Woolstencroft. The odds were against her. But Lauren Woolstencroft never let that stop her. #StartYourImpossible pic.twitter.

Toyota's first Super Bowl commercial got football fans bawling thanks to incredible Paralympian Lauren Woolstencroft.... Lauren is known as the Paralympic Winter Games’ “Golden Girl” after winning eight gold, one silver, and one bronze medal won over...
 
   
The Latest: Fiat Chrysler marks MLK speech anniversary in ad
 
 Wichita Eagle     2018-02-05 kl. 02:42     667 words
thumbnail
 
NEW YORK The Latest on the ads of the 2018 Super Bowl (all times Eastern Time): 8:15 p.m. Fiat Chrysler is using the 50th anniversary of a Martin Luther King Jr. speech to sell trucks.

Meanwhile, Toyota has its own 60-second ad with an Olympics and Paralympics theme airing in the first quarter.... Toyota touted its longtime Olympic and Paralympic sponsorship with the story of Canadian Alpine Skier Lauren Woolstencroft, a Paralympic...

  The news article is mentioned in 31 other sources
Island Packet (web) - WRAL (web) - Raleigh News & Observer (web) - Tri-City Herald Online (web) - San Luis Obispo.com (web) - Centre Daily Times (web) - The Olympian (web) - Columbus Republic (web) - Idaho Statesman (web) - Myrtle Beach Sun News (web) - Fresno Bee (web) - Bellingham Herald (web) - Bradenton Herald (web) - Belleville News Democrat (web) - Seymour Tribune (web) - Rock Hill Herald (web) - Tacoma News Tribune (web) - Sun Herald (web) - Washington Post (web) - Ledger-Enquirer (web) - Charlotte Observer (web) - South Carolina State (web) - Merced Sun-Star (web) - News 96.5.com (web) - Dayton Daily News (web) - FOXBusiness.com (web) - The Palm Beach Post (web) - Springfield News Sun (web) - Austin American Statesman (web) - WGN-TV (web) - Minneapolis Star Tribune (web)
 
   
Taking KTX train to Olympics
 
 Korea Herald     2018-02-05 kl. 02:41     260 words
thumbnail
 
The PyeongChang Winter Olympics are just around the corner, with opening ceremonies kicking off Friday.

The PyeongChang Winter Olympics are just around the corner, with opening ceremonies kicking off Friday.For those who have never been to the Gangwon Province, where the Olympic and Paralympic Games are to take place, the easiest way to get to the

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Korea Herald (web)
 
   
Justin Timberlake's Super Bowl halftime show: The verdict on his 'comeback' performance - live
 
 Yahoo! Style UK     2018-02-05 kl. 02:37     1526 words
thumbnail
 
Justin Timberlake is making his third appearance in the Super Bowl half-time show - Barcroft Media More · Live - Philadelphia Eagle v New England

Meanwhile, Toyota has its own 60-second ad with an Olympics and Paralympics theme airing in the first quarter.... Toyota touted its longtime Olympic and Paralympic sponsorship with the story of Canadian Alpine Skier Lauren Woolstencroft, a Paralympic...

  The news article is mentioned in 6 other sources
Yahoo! UK and Ireland (web) - Yahoo! UK and Ireland (web) - Yahoo! India (web) - Yahoo! UK and Ireland (web) - Yahoo! UK and Ireland (web) - Yahoo! Style UK (web)
 
   
Watch The Best Commercials From Super Bowl LII
 
 95.9 Kiss FM     2018-02-05 kl. 02:30     361 words
thumbnail
 
Companies spent an average of $5 million for a 30-second commercial during Super Bowl LII. The cost may seem excessive, but the Super Bowl is the most-watched television event of the year, with over 100 million people tuning in across the world.

This year that commercial was an emotional commercial for the Paralympics titled Good Odds .

  The news article is mentioned in 10 other sources
103.7 The Q (web) - KSFT-FM (web) - NOW 1051.com (web) - KWTX-FM (web) - KISS 95.7 (web) - Channel 96.3 (web) - XL106.7 FM (web) - 103.1 KCDA (web) - Rappler (web) - Yahoo! News (web)
 
   
Hanwha Joins World Leaders to Explore a Shared Future at 2018 World Economic Forum
 
 PUDaily.com     2018-02-05 kl. 02:29     1166 words
thumbnail
 
Hanwha Group’s leadership participated in the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland from January 23rd to January 26th.

At the event, hundreds of global and political leaders, including the leaders of Hanwha Group, expressed hope and support of Korea’s hosting of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games.
 
   
North Korean Athletes May Not Receive Same Perks
 
 Sports Business Daily     2018-02-05 kl. 02:12     694 words
thumbnail
 
Photo: All of the almost 3,000 athletes competing at the upcoming PyeongChang Winter Olympics are "set to get perks" including the latest $1,100

PARALYMPIC PARTICIPATION :... REUTERS' Alan Baldwin reported two North Korean Nordic skiers have been invited to take part in next month's PyeongChang Paralympics, the IPC said on Friday.... The IPC said that it invited North Korean para Nordic skiers Jonghyon Kim and Yuchol Ma, who both competed at a World Cup in Oberried, Germany, last month with funding from the Asian Paralympic...
 
   
The Latest: Bud Knight blows off 'Dilly Dilly' for drinks
 
 Bradenton Herald     2018-02-05 kl. 02:11     524 words
thumbnail
 
The Latest on the ads of the 2018 Super Bowl (all times Eastern Time): ____ 7:45 p.m. Look for his coming on the first light of the fifth day, at dawn look to the East. Oh no, that was Gandalf at the Battle of Helm's Deep.

Meanwhile, Toyota has its own 60-second ad with an Olympics and Paralympics theme airing in the first quarter.... Toyota touted its longtime Olympic and Paralympic sponsorship with the story of Canadian Alpine Skier Lauren Woolstencroft, a Paralympic...

  The news article is mentioned in 21 other sources
Fresno Bee (web) - Belleville News Democrat (web) - Bellingham Herald (web) - Rock Hill Herald (web) - Tacoma News Tribune (web) - Centre Daily Times (web) - Sun Herald (web) - South Carolina State (web) - Island Packet (web) - Myrtle Beach Sun News (web) - Springfield News Sun (web) - San Luis Obispo.com (web) - The Palm Beach Post (web) - The Olympian (web) - Metro Canada (web) - WRAL (web) - Dayton Daily News (web) - News 96.5.com (web) - Ledger-Enquirer (web) - Charlotte Observer (web) - FOXBusiness.com (web)
 
   
The Latest: Bud Knight blows off 'Dilly Dilly' for drinks
 
 Raleigh News & Observer     2018-02-05 kl. 02:09     388 words
thumbnail
 
The Latest on the ads of the 2018 Super Bowl (all times Eastern Time): 7:30 p.m. The Super Bowl isn't the only sporting event in town.

Meanwhile, Toyota has its own 60-second ad with an Olympics and Paralympics theme airing in the first quarter.... Toyota touted its longtime Olympic and Paralympic sponsorship with the story of Canadian Alpine Skier Lauren Woolstencroft, a Paralympic...

  The news article is mentioned in 16 other sources
Idaho Statesman (web) - Wichita Eagle (web) - Merced Sun-Star (web) - Minneapolis Star Tribune (web) - WETM 18 (web) - Minneapolis Star Tribune (web) - Minneapolis Star Tribune (web) - Minneapolis Star Tribune (web) - Minneapolis Star Tribune (web) - Seymour Tribune (web) - Macon Telegraph (web) - Columbus Republic (web) - Washington Post (web) - Wicked Local Boston (web) - Patriot Ledger (web) - Wicked Local Somerville (web)
 
   
Super Bowl LII in Naples: A night of food, friends and football
 
 Marco Eagle     2018-02-05 kl. 02:05     1234 words
thumbnail
 
Fans of the New England Patriots flocked to Foxboro Sports Tavern to cheer on their team in the biggest NFL showdown of the year. Post to Facebook A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.

Toyota's ad traces the journey of Paralympic gold medalist Lauren Woolstencroft, who says that "when we're free to move, anything is possible."

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Vineland Daily Journal (web)
 
   
ROK, US presidents discuss Korean Peninsula issue, Winter Olympics
 
 CHINAdaily.com.cn     2018-02-05 kl. 01:58     440 words
thumbnail
 
China Daily | Updated: 2018-02-05 07:36 SEOUL - Republic of Korea President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump talked over phone about the Korean Peninsula issue and the upcoming Winter Olympics, the presidential Blue House said on Saturday.

30 minutes on Friday night, agreeing to closely cooperate for the successful hosting of the Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games set to kick off on Feb 9 in the ROK's eastern county of Pyeongchang.
 
   
VIDEO: Tanni Grey-Thompson on changing the world for disabled people
 
 Disability Horizons     2018-02-05 kl. 01:54     442 words
thumbnail
 
Following on from our launch of the DHorizons Tribe , in our new series, we’ll be interviewing experts, celebrities, and influencers to bring you video interviews, personal insights and more.

Following on from our launch of the DHorizons Tribe , in our new series, we’ll be interviewing experts, celebrities, and influencers to bring you video interviews, personal insights and more.This week, Paralympic champion and political
 
   
Mascots offer Olympians protection and courage
 
 Korea Joongang Daily     2018-02-05 kl. 01:51     287 words
thumbnail
 
The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics has chosen as its mascot the legendary white tiger. Named Soohorang, the character is taken from the myth of Baekho, also known as the White Tiger of the West.

Soohorang, Bandabi While Soohorang is inspired by a mystical creature, the mascot idea for the Paralympics comes from a real-life Korean inhabitant, the Asiatic black bear, also known as the moon bear because of the moon-shaped mark on its chest,
 
   
Super Bowl LII: A night of food, friends and football
 
 Vineland Daily Journal     2018-02-05 kl. 01:49     1226 words
thumbnail
 
Fans of the New England Patriots flock ed to Foxboro Sports Tavern to cheer on their team in the biggest NFL showdown of the year. Post to Facebook A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.

Toyota's ad traces the journey of Paralympic gold medalist Lauren Woolstencroft, who says that "when we're free to move, anything is possible."

  The news article is mentioned in 35 other sources
Kitsap Sun (web) - Californian (web) - Marco Eagle (web) - Marco Eagle (web) - Reno Gazette-Journal (web) - Vineland Daily Journal (web) - Vineland Daily Journal (web) - Vineland Daily Journal (web) - St. George Spectrum (web) - Press-Citizen (web) - USA TODAY (web) - Mansfield News Journal (web) - Mansfield News Journal (web) - News Leader (web) - Vineland Daily Journal (web) - Hometown Life (web) - Memphis Commercial Appeal (web) - Memphis Commercial Appeal (web) - Vineland Daily Journal (web) - Indianapolis Star (web) - Jackson Sun (web) - Wichita Falls Times Record News (web) - Black Mountain News (web) - PensacolaNewsJournal.com (web) - PensacolaNewsJournal.com (web) - Vineland Daily Journal (web) - Marco Eagle (web) - Delaware Online (web) - Palm Springs Desert Sun (web) - Alamo Gordo Daily News (web) - Chillicothe Gazette (web) - Coloradoan (web) - Argus Leader (web) - Monroe News Star (web) - Greenville News (web)
 
   
The Latest: Super Bowl ads will pull double duty at Olympics
 
 Bellingham Herald     2018-02-05 kl. 01:48     388 words
thumbnail
 
The Latest on the ads of the 2018 Super Bowl (all times Eastern Time): 7:30 p.m. The Super Bowl isn't the only sporting event in town.

Meanwhile, Toyota has its own 60-second ad with an Olympics and Paralympics theme airing in the first quarter.... Toyota touted its longtime Olympic and Paralympic sponsorship with the story of Canadian Alpine Skier Lauren Woolstencroft, a Paralympic...

  The news article is mentioned in 27 other sources
Fresno Bee (web) - Belleville News Democrat (web) - Myrtle Beach Sun News (web) - Macon Telegraph (web) - Dayton Daily News (web) - Merced Sun-Star (web) - Bradenton Herald (web) - Wichita Eagle (web) - Seymour Tribune (web) - Rock Hill Herald (web) - Sun Herald (web) - Tacoma News Tribune (web) - Island Packet (web) - South Carolina State (web) - Miami Herald (web) - Ledger-Enquirer (web) - Register-Guard (web) - WRAL (web) - The Olympian (web) - San Luis Obispo.com (web) - The Palm Beach Post (web) - Springfield News Sun (web) - Washington Post (web) - ABC News (web) - News 96.5.com (web) - Charlotte Observer (web) - FOXBusiness.com (web)
 
   
The Latest: Super Bowl ads will pull double duty at Olympics
 
 Tri-City Herald Online     2018-02-05 kl. 01:46     264 words
thumbnail
 
The Latest on the ads of the 2018 Super Bowl (all times Eastern Time): 7 p.m. Just who are the 111 million viewers of the Super Bowl?

Toyota touted its longtime Olympic and Paralympic sponsorship with the story of Canadian Alpine Skier Lauren Woolstencroft, a Paralympic gold medalist.

  The news article is mentioned in 4 other sources
Minneapolis Star Tribune (web) - Modesto Bee (web) - Idaho Statesman (web) - Raleigh News & Observer (web)
 
   
The Latest: Super Bowl ads will pull double duty at Olympics
 
 San Francisco Chronicle.com     2018-02-05 kl. 01:45     997 words
thumbnail
 
February 4, 2018 Updated: February 4, 2018 4:43pm Image 1 of / 6 Caption Close Image 1 of 6 This image released by Anheuser-Busch shows actor Chris Pratt in a scene from a Michelob Ultra commercial.

Meanwhile, Toyota has its own 60-second ad with an Olympics and Paralympics theme airing in the first quarter.... Toyota touted its longtime Olympic and Paralympic sponsorship with the story of Canadian Alpine Skier Lauren Woolstencroft, a Paralympic...

  The news article is mentioned in 2 other sources
Winnipeg Free Press (web) - Brandon Sun (web)
 
   
Toyota’s Three Super Bowl 2018 Ads Focus on the ‘Impossible’
 
 Branding in Asia Magazine     2018-02-05 kl. 01:41     259 words
thumbnail
 
J apanese automaker Toyota has three Super Bowl spots this year as part of its “Start Your Impossible” global campaign as it looks to make up the ground it lost in 2017 to the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance and the Volkswagen Group.

The ad reveal at the end is that the baby is Canadian Paralympic skier Lauren Woolstencroft, who has won ten medals, including eight gold. “I hope that my story encourages and inspires others around the world to pursue their passions, and
 
   
Toyota Super Bowl Commercial 2018: Olympic Dreams Against the Odds - Watch Now!
 
 NewsR.in     2018-02-05 kl. 01:30     57 words
thumbnail
 
Toyota released a commercial that premiered during the Super Bowl on Sunday (February 4), which you can watch right here! The inspiring clip follows the unlikely journey of Lauren Woolstencroft, eight-time Paralympic gold medalist.

The inspiring clip follows the unlikely journey of Lauren Woolstencroft, eight-time Paralympic gold medalist.During the clip, Lauren‘s odds steadily increase throughout her life in her favor the more she trains until she successfully goes .
 
   
The Latest: Male celebrities dominate in Super Bowl ads
 
 Columbus Republic     2018-02-05 kl. 01:14     265 words
thumbnail
 
NEW YORK — The Latest on the ads of the 2018 Super Bowl (all times Eastern Time): 7 p.m. Just who are the 111 million viewers of the Super Bowl?

Toyota touted its longtime Olympic and Paralympic sponsorship with the story of Canadian Alpine Skier Lauren Woolstencroft, a Paralympic gold medalist.

  The news article is mentioned in 95 other sources
ABC News (web) - Tri-City Herald Online (web) - Dayton Daily News (web) - Kentucky.com (web) - Sacramento Bee (web) - Bradenton Herald (web) - Raleigh News & Observer (web) - Merced Sun-Star (web) - Tacoma News Tribune (web) - The Olympian (web) - Bellingham Herald (web) - Belleville News Democrat (web) - Seymour Tribune (web) - Rock Hill Herald (web) - San Luis Obispo.com (web) - Wichita Eagle (web) - Idaho Statesman (web) - Myrtle Beach Sun News (web) - Sun Herald (web) - Centre Daily Times (web) - Macon Telegraph (web) - Island Packet (web) - Winnipeg Free Press (web) - Modesto Bee (web) - Brandon Sun (web) - Fresno Bee (web) - Miami Herald (web) - Minneapolis Star Tribune (web) - South Carolina State (web) - Charlotte Observer (web) - Register-Guard (web) - Metro (web) - Ledger-Enquirer (web) - Metro Canada (web) - Washington Post (web) - The Palm Beach Post (web) - Register-Guard (web) - Springfield News Sun (web) - News 96.5.com (web) - Global News Canada (w eb) - Columbus Republic (web) - WRAL (web) - Centre Daily Times (web) - stuff.co.nz (web) - Sunday Star-Times (web) - stuff.co.nz (web) - stuff.co.nz (web) - Miami Herald (web) - Washington Post (web) - Tri-City Herald Online (web) - Modesto Bee (web) - Macon Telegraph (web) - Seymour Tribune (web) - Brandon Sun (web) - Southland Times (web) - Winnipeg Free Press (web) - Southland Times (web) - WBNS-10TV (web) - Taranaki Daily News (web) - Miami Herald (web) - Sunday Star-Times (web) - Macon Telegraph (web) - Winnipeg Free Press (web) - Modesto Bee (web) - stuff.co.nz (web) - Brandon Sun (web) - Good4Utah.com (web) - Myrtle Beach Sun News (web) - Fresno Bee (web) - Columbus Republic (web) - Dayton Daily News (web) - Washington Post (web) - Miami Herald (web) - Merced Sun-Star (web) - Centre Daily Times (web) - San Luis Obispo.com (web) - Tri-City Herald Online (web) - South Carolina State (web) - Seymour Tribune (web) - WBNS-10TV (web) - Africa-News.info (web) - Raleigh News & Observer (web) - Tri-City Herald Online (web) - WTHR (web) - MyEastTex (web) - WBNS-10TV (web) - Macon Telegraph (web) - Miami Herald (web) - Ledger-Enquirer (web) - Wichita Eagle (web) - WETM 18 (web) - Belleville News Democrat (web) - Bellingham Herald (web) - Myrtle Beach Sun News (web) - Centre Daily Times (web)
 
   
Toyota Gets Religious for the Super Bowl
 
 Creativity     2018-02-05 kl. 01:07     124 words
thumbnail
 
A priest, rabbi, imam and Buddhist monk walk into a football game … That's the premise of one of three Toyota Super Bowl ads.

The ad joins two other Toyota ads in the game that were released Friday that carry Olympic and Paralympic themes.E.J.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Advertising Age (web)
 
   
Toyota Super Bowl ad tells story of Paralympian Lauren Woolstencroft
 
 USA TODAY     2018-02-05 kl. 01:05     258 words
thumbnail
 
The first Super Bowl ad after kickoff introduced fans to real-life journey of Lauren Woolstencroft, an eight-time Paralympic gold medallist born without legs below the knee and no left arm below the elbow.

Toyota Super Bowl ad tells story of Paralympian Lauren Woolstencroft.... The first Super Bowl ad after kickoff introduced fans to real-life journey of Lauren Woolstencroft, an eight-time Paralympic gold medallist born without legs below the knee and no...
 
   
2018 Super Bowl LII Car Commercials – Live(-ish) Coverage!
 
 The Truth About Cars     2018-02-05 kl. 00:52     88 words
thumbnail
 
It’s time. The Super Bowl LII automotive commercials are upon us. I’ll be posting them below the jump, in reverse chronological order from their appearance. Keep refreshing your page to see the latest!

Toyota looks toward the Olympics and Paralympics that start next week with their first spot of the night.
 
   
Top North Korean official to visit South for Winter Olympics
 
 Yahoo! Singapore     2018-02-05 kl. 00:39     719 words
thumbnail
 
View photos The trip by Kim Yong-Nam will be the diplomatic high point of the rapprochement between the two Koreas triggered by the Pyeongchang Games

Seoul and Washington have agreed to delay annual large-scale joint military exercises which always infuriate Pyongyang, but only until the end of the Paralympics in late March.Jung Ha-Won.

  The news article is mentioned in 17 other sources
Yahoo! News Australia (web) - Yahoo!Xtra (web) - Breitbart.com (web) - Borneo Post Online (web) - SpaceWar.com (web) - Journal du Cameroun (web) - Yahoo! UK and Ireland (web) - Digital Journal (web) - France24 (web) - Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (web) - The Sun Daily (web) - Times of India (web) - Rising Sun Chatsworth (web) - New Age Bangladesh (web) - Yahoo! Green (web) - Yahoo! News (web) - IranNewsDaily (web)
 
   
Winter Olympics: Unified Koreas play first hockey game
 
 GraffioTech.com     2018-02-04 kl. 23:52     434 words
thumbnail
 
North Korea plans to send hundreds of people to the games, including athletes, officials, artists and a 230-member cheering group.

On another front, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced last Friday that it has invited North Korea's National Paralympic Committee to participate in its first Paralympic Winter Games, and offered two bipartite slots to North
 
   
Super Bowl 2018 commercials: Here's how you can watch these leaked TV ads
 
 CBS Sports     2018-02-04 kl. 23:50     1808 words
thumbnail
 
Go ahead and get your fill of Super Bowl commercials before the game even starts Sunday On most Sundays football fans find themselves putting up with

Toyota - "Good Odds Rather that focus on promoting their vehicles, Toyota is instead spotlighting Canadian alpine skier Lauren Woolstencroft, an eight-time Paralympic gold medalist.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
Sportsnet.ca (web)
 
   
Paralympian Lauren Woolstencroft stars in 2018 Toyota Super Bowl commercial
 
 Monsters and Critics     2018-02-04 kl. 23:45     248 words
thumbnail
 
Paralympian Lauren Woolstencroft in Toyota’s 2018 Super Bowl commercial The story of Paralympian Lauren Woolstencroft’s emotional path to glory is told in one of Toyota’s commercials for the 2018 Super Bowl.

Paralympian Lauren Woolstencroft stars in 2018 Toyota Super Bowl commercial.... Paralympian Lauren Woolstencroft in Toyota’s 2018 Super Bowl commercial The story of Paralympian Lauren Woolstencroft’s emotional path to glory is told in one of Toyota’s...
 
   
Cadbury Caramilk back on shelves
 
 Voxy.co.nz     2018-02-04 kl. 23:34     237 words
thumbnail
 
The iconic Kiwi chocolate Cadbury Caramilk is back on shelves for a limited time. Two lucky New Zealanders got their hands on Cadbury Caramilk before it returned to stores after their generous bids made them the winners of two charity Trade Me auctions.

from the production line to its long-standing community partners Make-A-Wish New Zealand and Paralympics New Zealand to auction off.... From the winning bids, a total of $1,755 was raised by Make-a-Wish New Zealand and Paralympics New Zealand.

  The news article is mentioned in 3 other sources
Newstalk ZB (web) - New Zealand Herald (web) - Otago Daily Times (web)
 
   
(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Feb. 5)
 
 Yonhap News Agency     2018-02-04 kl. 23:09     422 words
thumbnail
 
A critical week With five days left before the opening of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, the Korean Peninsula is heading to a watershed moment.

The United States will resume the joint drills shortly after the Paralympics are over on March 18 and call for tougher sanctions on North Korea.
 
   
Do the Olympics still matter?
 
 Conversation CA     2018-02-04 kl. 22:58     902 words
thumbnail
 
With all the ethical and political problems facing the Olympics, do they still matter?

I’m excited about the forthcoming Winter Olympic and Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.... While it’s the polar countries that excel, the Winter Olympics and Paralympics will attract competitors from an estimated 90 national communities...
 
   
Grading the Super Bowl ads weve seen so far
 
 Carroll County Online     2018-02-04 kl. 22:19     1154 words
thumbnail
 
In the Ad Bowl accompanying Super Bowl LII, there are some surprises this year: No Clydesdales from Budweiser, for one, and a spate of spots touting companies’ philanthropic efforts. That’s a shift from the sharp political tone of some ads last year.

Feel-good ads are a thing in 2018, and this Paralympics-themed spot is one of the feel-goodest.

  The news article is mentioned in 14 other sources
Maryland Gazette (web) - Sun-Sentinel.com (web) - Advertising Age (web) - Carroll County Online (web) - Morning Call (web) - Sun-Sentinel.com (web) - Orlando Sentinel (web) - Hampton Roads Daily Press (web) - San Diego Union Tribune (web) - Sun-Sentinel.com (web) - Orlando Sentinel (web) - Morning Call (web) - Thrillist (web) - Slate Magazine (web)
 
   
Calgary-born Paralympian stars in Super Bowl commercial
 
 CTV News     2018-02-04 kl. 21:44     197 words
thumbnail
 
Millions of people all across the world will be settled down to watch Super Bowl LII on Sunday, but they’ll also be able to learn about the incredible journey of a local athlete who competed against all odds to win gold.

Calgary-born Paralympian stars in Super Bowl commercial....eight-time gold medal Paralympic...
 
   
First African bobsled team at Olympics
 
 Le Provocateur     2018-02-04 kl. 21:30     658 words
thumbnail
 
News Published 29 mins ago - Team members Seun Adigun, Akuoma Omeoga and Ngozi Onwumere The Olympics never fail to be one of the most anticipated events around the world. The 2018 Winter Olympics are no exception.

They’re now a part of “Team Visa,” three members of a team consisting of 400 athletes in the Olympics and Paralympics sponsored by the Visa corporation.
 
   
Double-amputee taking on Empire State Building run
 
 Newsday     2018-02-04 kl. 21:21     619 words
thumbnail
 
Double-amputee athlete Rudy Garcia-Tolson will run stairs to the top of the Empire State Building to raise awareness of and money for the Challenged Athletes Foundation.

He went on to compete in the 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016 Paralympic Games.

  The news article is mentioned in 2 other sources
AM New York (web) - AM New York (web)
 
   
Top North Korea official to head South
 
 BBC     2018-02-04 kl. 20:57     430 words
thumbnail
 
North Korea is to send its highest ranking official for years to the South amid a diplomatic rapprochement sparked by the Winter Olympics.

Meanwhile, although Seoul and Washington have agreed to delay the annual big joint military exercises which always enrage the North, they will still go ahead at the end of the Paralympics.

  The news article is mentioned in 1 other source
BBC (web)
 
   
North Korea to send ceremonial head Kim Yong-nam South
 
 BBC     2018-02-04 kl. 20:56     430 words
thumbnail
 
North Korea is to send its highest ranking official for years to the South amid a diplomatic rapprochement sparked by the Winter Olympics.

Meanwhile, although Seoul and Washington have agreed to delay the annual big joint military exercises which always enrage the North, they will still go ahead at the end of the Paralympics.

  The news article is mentioned in 13 other sources
Dotemirates.com (web) - Joy FM (web) - Malaysia Gazette (web) - BruDirect (web) - BBC (web) - ProKerala.com (web) - Yahoo! India (web) - Business Standard India (web) - Can India News (web) - Financial Express Bangladesh (web) - Firstpost.com (web) - Yahoo! India (web) - NewKerala.com (web)
 
   
Tokyo 2020 race walking venues approved
 
 IAAF     2018-02-04 kl. 20:13     306 words
thumbnail
 
The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games announced on Saturday (3) that the International Olympic Committee Executive Board has approved the venues for the Tokyo 2020 race walking events.

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games announced on Saturday (3) that the International Olympic Committee Executive Board has approved the venues for the Tokyo 2020 race walking events.The Imperial Palace Garden,
 
   
N Korean ceremonial leader to visit S Korea
 
 Ani News     2018-02-04 kl. 18:24     262 words
thumbnail
 
Seoul [South Korea ], Feb. 04 (ANI): North Korea 's ceremonial leader Kim Yong-nam will embark on a three-day visit to South Korea on February 9, South Korea 's unification ministry said on Sunday.

The winter games will take place from February 9 to 25 while the Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics will be held between March 8 to 18.

  The news article is mentioned in 12 other sources
Yahoo! India (web) - Webindia123 (web) - Business Standard India (web) - Mumbai News.Net (web) - Azerbaijan News.Net (web) - Uzbekistan News (web) - North Korea Times (web) - Sify (web) - OrlandoEcho.com (web) - NewKerala.com (web) - Siasat Daily (web) - Tajikistan News.net (web)
 
   
U.S. Women Take World Cup Team Foil Fencing Bronze In Algeria
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-04 kl. 18:17     382 words
thumbnail
 
By | Feb. 04, 2018, 11:37 a.m. (ET) The U.S. women's foil fencing team celebrates after winning bronze at the FIE World Cup on Feb. 4, 2018 in Algiers, Algeria.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Castillo scoops Americas Paralympic Committee Athlete of the Year prize
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-02-04 kl. 17:29     335 words
thumbnail
 
Mexican powerlifter Jesus Castillo has been named Americas Paralympic Athlete of the Year for 2017 following an online vote.

Castillo scoops Americas Paralympic Committee Athlete of the Year prize.... Mexican powerlifter Jesus Castillo has been named Americas Paralympic Athlete of the Year for 2017 following an online vote.Castillo was one of 10 nominees for the annual award,...
 
   
With 4 Days To PyeongChang, Team USA Preps For These 4 New Olympic Events
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-04 kl. 17:28     455 words
thumbnail
 
By | Feb. 04, 2018, 10:38 a.m. (ET) Four events will debut at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, and Team USA members are among the athletes expected to contend for medals.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
N. Korea's ceremonial head of state to visit South
 
 AFP     2018-02-04 kl. 17:21     639 words
thumbnail
 
North Korea's ceremonial head of state will visit the South this week in connection with the Winter Olympics, Seoul said late Sunday.

Seoul and Washington have agreed to delay annual large-scale joint military exercises which always infuriate Pyongyang, but only until the end of the Paralympics in late March.

  The news article is mentioned in 50 other sources
Yahoo!Xtra (web) - Yahoo! Singapore (web) - Yahoo! News Australia (web) - Yahoo! UK and Ireland (web) - Channel NewsAsia (web) - Journal du Cameroun (web) - Rappler (web) - Citizen.co.za (web) - Channel NewsAsia (web) - NDTV (web) - Straits Times (web) - AFP (web) - Channel NewsAsia (web) - Dotemirates.com (web) - The Nation - Thailand (web) - Concept News Central (web) - Citizen.co.za (web) - NDTV (web) - Straits Times (web) - Pulse.ng (web) - The Malaysian Times (web) - Japan Times (web) - TheIndependentBD.com (web) - Manila Times (web) - Rising Sun Overport (web) - Roodepoort Record (web) - Standerton Advertiser (web) - Ladysmith Gazette (web) - Maritzburg Sun (web) - Roodepoort Record (web) - Northern KZN Courier (web) - Estcourt and Midland News (web) - Rising Sun Chatsworth (web) - Middelburg Observer (web) - Prothom Alo (web) - Straits Times (web) - Northglen News (web) - BBC (web) - Maritzburg Sun (web) - Phoenix Sun.co.za (web) - Sandton Chronicle (web) - Estcour t and Midland News (web) - Phoenix Sun.co.za (web) - Rising Sun Chatsworth (web) - Bedfordview Edenvale News (web) - Northern KZN Courier (web) - Ladysmith Gazette (web) - Rising Sun Overport (web) - Middelburg Observer (web) - Northglen News (web)
 
   
Abe to Ask Moon for SK Help If Japanese Must Flee Peninsula
 
 HighBeam Research     2018-02-04 kl. 17:16     125 words
thumbnail
 
Tokyo, Feb. 3 -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will ask South Korean President Moon Jae-in in their upcoming talks to provide support for evacuating Japanese in the event of a contingency on the Korean Peninsula, government sources have said.

reflects Japan's concern that escalating tensions could lead to a military clash between Washington and Pyongyang, possibly after South Korea's Pyeongchang Olympics and Paralympics, the sources said Friday, according to Kyodo.
 
   
North Korea slams Donald Trump's State of the Union address
 
 Solonews.net     2018-02-04 kl. 17:14     537 words
thumbnail
 
The delegation will include a joint women's hockey team and North Korean athletes also competing in figure skating, speed skating, Alpine skiing and cross-country, as well as 230 cheerleaders, a Tae Kwon Do demonstration team and a music group.

The PyeongChang Village will be used for both the Olympics and the Paralympics.
 
   
Governor General of Canada will cheer on Canadian athletes in PyeongChang
 
 Asian Connection     2018-02-04 kl. 17:13     579 words
thumbnail
 
Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau has  announced that Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will visit South Korea from February 7 to 12, 2018.

This will be the second time South Korea will welcome the world’s greatest athletes, having previously hosted the Summer Olympics and Paralympics in Seoul in 1988.
 
   
Two Koreas to march together under united flag in Winter Oly..
 
 Pulse by Maeil Business News Korea     2018-02-04 kl. 17:07     782 words
thumbnail
 
South and North Koreas have agreed to march together under a one united flag during the PyeongChang Winter Olympics next month, moving another step

The two countries will hold follow-up meetings to discuss details about the North’s participation in the Paralympics in Pyeongchang that will take place after the end of the Winter Games.