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Arenan kostade 817 miljoner - ska rivas
 
 Expressen     2018-02-05 kl. 23:17     348 words
 
Den helt nybyggda arenan i Pyeongchang kommer att stå som värd för fyra cerem...

Den helt nybyggda arenan i Pyeongchang kommer att stå som värd för fyra cerem...
 
   
Här läggs grunden för ett rättvisare Paralympics
 
 SVT Nyheter Jämtland     2018-02-05 kl. 19:32     303 words
 
Inom parasporten är det grundläggande att klassificeringen av deltagarna blir så rättvis som möjligt. En forskare från Östersund har fått uppdraget att hjälpa till med det.

Här läggs grunden för ett rättvisare Paralympics.... En forskare från Östersund har fått uppdraget att hjälpa till med det.Efter den stundande vinterolympiaden stundar Paralympics, som ju är ett gigantiskt arrangemang i sig.
 
   
Medaljörer hyllas i Klippan
 
 Helsingborgs Dagblad     2018-02-05 kl. 18:30     466 words
 
Både nya och gamla namn på listan. I Klippans kommun bor eller verkar flera v?...

Både nya och gamla namn på listan. I Klippans kommun bor eller verkar flera v?...
 
   
Mittuniversitetet gör tester på Frösön - vill göra parasport mer rättvist
 
 Sveriges Radio Jämtland     2018-02-05 kl. 17:19     167 words
 
Ett bättre och mer rättvist sätt att dela in paraidrottare i olika klasser - det är målet för ett forskningsprojekt som drivs på Mittuniversitetet.

Mittuniversitetet gör tester på Frösön - vill göra parasport mer rättvist.... Det är viktigt att vi får en mer rättvis parasport, både för åkarna och åskådarna, säger Marie Olsson, doktorand på Vintersportcentrum på Mittuniversitetet.
 
   
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[PyeongChang 2018] PyeongChang 2018's top organizer confident of sellout
 
 Korea Herald     2018-02-06 kl. 08:23     183 words
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The top organizer of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics said Tuesday he's confident of a sellout at the quadrennial competition.

The top organizer of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics said Tuesday he's confident of a sellout at the quadrennial competition.Lee Hee-beom, head of the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic...

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Korea Herald (web)
 
   
Winter Olympics: Team USA pays taxes on medals, cash winnings
 
 FOXBusiness.com     2018-02-06 kl. 08:18     389 words
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Stimson Center Chairman Lincoln Bloomfield on President Trump and South Korea's agreement not to conduct any military exercises during the Olympics.

For Paralympians, who are also taxed, those figures are $5,000, $3,000 and $2,000, respectively.... One bill, called the Appreciation for Olympians and Paralympians Act, was introduced by Sen.
 
   
Rheed about sporting strength
 
 NewsMail     2018-02-06 kl. 08:05     404 words
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COVER IMAGE: Bundaberg's Rheed McCracken is on the front cover of the Carine Roitfeld's CR Men's Book along with fellow paralympic athlete Liam Malone.

COVER IMAGE: Bundaberg's Rheed McCracken is on the front cover of the Carine Roitfeld's CR Men's Book along with fellow paralympic athlete Liam Malone.CR Fashion Book.... McCracken will appear on the March cover of the book with fellow Paralympic...
 
   
Olympic mascots and their meanings
 
 KESQ     2018-02-06 kl. 08:03     101 words
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Dan Mullan/ 2018 Winter Olympics (PyeongChang) -- Soohorang the white tiger (seen here with Paralympic mascot Bandabi the Asiatic black bear) represents the animal long considered Korea's guardian animal.

Soohorang the white tiger (seen here with Paralympic...
 
   
A round-up of Big Game ads from automakers 13 hours ago
 
 WGFL Gainesville News     2018-02-06 kl. 07:51     704 words
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by Editor The all-new 2018 Kia Stinger GT’s twin-turbo, 365-horsepower engine is put to use – in reverse – sending Steven Tyler on a transformative journey back to the seventies.

Toyota showcases an amazing athlete – Lauren Woolstencroft who is training for the Paralympic games and has already won eight Paralympic gold medals.

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Read: This Super Bowl ad stole show, left tongues wagging
 
 CBS News     2018-02-06 kl. 07:45     1050 words
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NEW YORK -- The Giants won the Super Bowl. Not really, but Eli Manning and Odell Beckham Jr.

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.
 
   
DPRK's art troupe to arrive in S. Korea for performances celebrating Winter Olympics
 
 China.org.cn     2018-02-06 kl. 07:44     211 words
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SEOUL, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- A group of artists from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) was scheduled to arrive in South Korea later

The 140-member Samjiyon orchestra is slated to hold concerts in Gangneung, an east city near PyeongChang where the 23rd Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games will be held, on Thursday and in South Korea's capital Seoul on Sunday to celebrate the

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Outdoor: ThisAble
 
 Coloribus.com     2018-02-06 kl. 07:22     71 words
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Advertised brand: Tokyo Paralympics 2020 Media: Outdoor, Ambient Advertising Agency: Miami Ad School, New York City, US Art Director: Dagny Rozniak

Outdoor: ThisAble. Advertised brand: Tokyo Paralympics 2020 Media:... Yet, summer Paralympics still hasn't gotten the attention it deserves.... This campaign is created to steer the limelight to Paralympians at Tokyo Paralympics 2020.
 
   
Military called in after illness outbreak causes Games security staff shortfall
 
 Basildon Standard     2018-02-06 kl. 06:48     233 words
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Nine hundred military personnel have been called in to address a shortfall in security at the Winter Olympics after illness resulted in the quarantine of 1,200 staff.

Nine hundred military personnel have been called in to address a shortfall in security at the Winter Olympics after illness resulted in the quarantine of 1,200 staff.POCOG, the local organising committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic...

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IPC state negotiations ongoing with potential host of 2019 World Para Athletics Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-02-06 kl. 06:38     301 words
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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have said negotiations remain ongoing with a potential host for the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have said negotiations remain ongoing with a potential host for the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships.The deadline for bids came at the end of September, following the conclusion of the 2017 event
 
   
Culinary delights of Gangwon-do: a bowl of nature
 
 Korea.net     2018-02-06 kl. 06:01     962 words
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By Kang Gahui and Yoon Jihye Photos = Jeon Han The natural environment of Gangwon-do Province is the foundation of the province's famous cuisine.

The Gangwon-do Provincial Government recently announced a list of 30 famous dishes from the province in honor of the upcoming PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
 
   
Local champion calls for more recognition in special gymnastics
 
 Bailiwick Express     2018-02-06 kl. 05:52     1071 words
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A ten-time British Disability Gymnastics Champion, who has had to turn to mainstream competitions to win medals, is calling for learning disabilities to be better recognised to allow more athletes to shine in world competitions.

The pair is disappointed that gymnastics are still not included in the Paralympics.... Gary explains: "Some people see how well Alex is doing and ask us why he is not competing in the Paralympics.... Pictured: Alex and his father Gary want gymnastics to be included in the Paralympics...
 
   
Priest to offer pastoral support to Olympic athletes
 
 Herald Malaysia Online     2018-02-06 kl. 05:51     235 words
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South Korean church keen to get involved and spread Catholic message at huge Pyeongchang sporting festival Feb 06, 2018 SEOUL: The Catholic Church

Father Francis Lim Eui-june, director of the department for the pastoral ministry in the workplace, will stay at the Olympic village during the games and Paralympics.... 9-25 and the Paralympics from March 9-18. --
 
   
The Real-Life Story of Paralympian Oksana Masters
 
 Scribd     2018-02-06 kl. 05:42     39 words
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, with severely deformed legs – my left leg was six inches shorter than my right and I was missing weight-bearing bones [in both].

The Real-Life Story of Paralympian Oksana Masters. , with severely deformed legs – my left leg was six inches shorter than my right and I was missing weight-bearing bones .I also had six webbed toes on each foot, five webbed fingers on each hand,
 
   
15 Things to Know About Paralympian Oksana Masters
 
 Scribd     2018-02-06 kl. 05:42     40 words
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For 28-year-old Oksana Masters, PyeongChang will be her fourth Paralympics. NBD, right!?

15 Things to Know About Paralympian Oksana Masters.... For 28-year-old Oksana Masters, PyeongChang will be her fourth Paralympics.
 
   
A round-up of Big Game ads from automakers 11 hours ago
 
 WGFL Gainesville News     2018-02-06 kl. 05:41     704 words
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by Editor The all-new 2018 Kia Stinger GT’s twin-turbo, 365-horsepower engine is put to use – in reverse – sending Steven Tyler on a transformative journey back to the seventies.

Toyota showcases an amazing athlete – Lauren Woolstencroft who is training for the Paralympic games and has already won eight Paralympic gold medals.

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PICTURE EXCLUSIVE - 'Physical and mental champions': ...
 
 Celebrity Rave     2018-02-06 kl. 05:31     1060 words
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PICTURE EXCLUSIVE - 'Physical and mental champions': Two Paralympians pose on the cover of a men's fashion magazine for special athletic issue that

Two Paralympians pose on the cover of a men's fashion magazine for special athletic issue that. ...explores a more vulnerable, emotional side of sport Paralympians Rheed McCracken and Liam Malone appear on the cover of the latest issue of CR Men's

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NK participation in Olympics to lay foundation for improving inter-Korean relations
 
 Korea Herald     2018-02-06 kl. 05:22     522 words
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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea -- North Korea's participation in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics will "lay the foundation for improving inter-Korean relations," the competition's top organizer said Tuesday.

Olympic & Paralympic Games, said North Korea's presence will help PyeongChang realize its vision of a "Peace Olympics."... Under its terms, UN member states are urged to stop all hostilities for the period from seven days before the start of the PyeongChang Olympics to seven days after the end of the March 9-18 Winter Paralympics...
 
   
CDA Blog #22: Olympic Torch Relay
 
 US Embassy Korea: Seoul     2018-02-06 kl. 05:19     323 words
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We’re getting closer and closer to the start of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

We’re getting closer and closer to the start of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. I’m already very excited about the Olympics taking place in the Republic of Korea, but I was even more excited when I was given the honor
 
   
?CR Men’s Book?????????????????????
 
 FashionPost.jp     2018-02-06 kl. 05:16     115 words
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The Latest "CR Men's Book" Features Paralympic Athletes NEWS & EVENT | Feb 6, 2018 12:00 PM Carine Roitfeld (????????????) ????CR Men's

The Latest "CR Men's Book" Features Paralympic Athletes NEWS & EVENT | Feb 6, 2018 12:00 PM Carine Roitfeld (????????????) ????CR Men's.
 
   
Hyundai NEXO FCEVs Self-Drove Themselves 190km On Road Trip
 
 Car Showroom     2018-02-06 kl. 05:10     465 words
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The journey from the South Korean capital of Seoul to the county of Pyeongchang in the southeast takes a about 2 and a half hours with a combination of highway as well as single and dual carriageway roads, one that covers approximately 180km.

thousands of vehicles will be inundating country’s roads on their way to the 2018 Winter Olympics and 2018 Winter Paralympic Games later in the year, so Hyundai has decided to beat the traffic and send a fleet of cars over there ahead of time.
 
   
When Do The 2018 Winter Olympics Start? It's Time To Get Pumped
 
 Elite Daily     2018-02-06 kl. 04:41     793 words
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Alpine Skiing, Ice Hockey, Luge, Bobsleigh, Figure Skating… it’s all coming soon in the 2018 Winter Olympics. This year’s games will take place in PyeongChang, South Korea and mark the 23rd Winter Olympics.

Dan Mullan/ Sport/ Soohorang will serve as the official mascot of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics and Bandabi is the mascot for the 2018 Winter Paralympics.
 
   
A round-up of Big Game ads from automakers 10 hours ago
 
 FOX Kansas     2018-02-06 kl. 04:40     666 words
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( Sinclair Broadcast Group ) - There is literally one day a year I don’t fast forward through the commercials, and it was Sunday.

Toyota showcases an amazing athlete – Lauren Woolstencroft who is training for the Paralympic games and has already won eight Paralympic gold medals.

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FOX Chattanooga (web) - Fox56.com (web) - WGFL Gainesville News (web) - FOX 47.com (web) - Kgan (web)
 
   
[PyeongChang 2018] K-pop performances at Olympics venues
 
 Korea Herald     2018-02-06 kl. 04:39     498 words
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The Olympics offer the chance to witness the top athletes from around the world, but the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Games will also allow visitors to experience K-pop entertainment.

The Olympics offer the chance to witness the top athletes from around the world, but the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Games will also allow visitors to experience K-pop entertainment.“We are preparing around 400 various events during
 
   
[PyeongChang 2018] Government to exempt freeway tolls near PyeongChang during Olympics
 
 Korea Herald     2018-02-06 kl. 04:26     222 words
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South Korean government will exempt freeway fees for drivers passing through toll gates adjacent to venues of 2018 PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Games.

South Korean government will exempt freeway fees for drivers passing through toll gates adjacent to venues of 2018 PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Games.According to the event’s organizing committee and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and
 
   
Hyde: Seventh Heaven of a feeling after seven marathons on seven continents in seven days | Commentary
 
 Sun-Sentinel.com     2018-02-06 kl. 04:24     726 words
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Night has come. The ocean breeze rises. The survivors stand on blistered feet and swollen knees, gazing down the beachside concourse, waiting for the next shape to stagger into focus.

Blue ice. Blowing snow. Water meant to refresh them on the course was sometimes frozen. “Brutal,” said Paralympic athlete Sarah Reinertsen, one of two people to do half-marathons and the first one-legged runner in the event.
 
   
Bill Brotherton: A look at Super commercials
 
 ItemLive.com     2018-02-06 kl. 04:07     939 words
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There were a lot of tired, disconsolate folks in the Item newsroom yesterday, stunned that their New England Patriots and miracle man Tom Brady failed

probably should have known; MassMutual’s tribute to everyday heroes backed by The Pretenders’ song “I’ll Stand By You”; Toyota’s powerful “Good Odds” ad honoring Paralympian Lauren Woolstencroft; Avocados From Mexico’s bio-dome
 
   
A View of the Winter Olympics from Above
 
 NASA     2018-02-06 kl. 03:53     677 words
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Since the Winter Olympics were first held in 1924, they only have been hosted twice in Asia, both times in Japan. This year the games will find a new home in South Korea, in the northeastern cities of Pyeongchang and Gangneung.

International Collaborative Experiments for Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games ( ICE-POP 2018 ) is a scientific field campaign that will be taking place in Korea in February and March to study mountain-induced snowfall and other
 
   
A round-up of Big Game ads from automakers 9 hours ago
 
 Kgan     2018-02-06 kl. 03:42     704 words
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by Editor The all-new 2018 Kia Stinger GT’s twin-turbo, 365-horsepower engine is put to use – in reverse – sending Steven Tyler on a transformative journey back to the seventies.

Toyota showcases an amazing athlete – Lauren Woolstencroft who is training for the Paralympic games and has already won eight Paralympic gold medals.

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TV 7 & 4 (web) - WGFL Gainesville News (web) - FOX Chattanooga (web) - FOX Kansas (web) - Fox56.com (web) - FOX 47.com (web)
 
   
Grace Miller
 
 Garnet Valley Press     2018-02-06 kl. 03:36     56 words
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PALMER — will head to PyeongChang South Korea in March to compete against the world's best Paralympians and try to earn a medal in international competition. Miller got the news on Feb.

Grace Miller. PALMER — will head to PyeongChang South Korea in March to compete against the world's best Paralympians and try to earn a medal in international competition.... Miller got the news on Feb.1 that after competing in a the World Cup in Canmore, Alberta, she had been selected to represent the United States at the Paralympics...
 
   
Palmer woman headed to Paralympics
 
 St. Joseph News-Press     2018-02-06 kl. 03:27     258 words
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PALMER — Grace Miller will head to  PyeongChang South Korea in March to compete against the world's best Paralympians and try to earn a medal in international competition. Miller got the news on Feb.

Palmer woman headed to Paralympics.... PALMER — Grace Miller will head to  PyeongChang South Korea in March to compete against the world's best Paralympians and try to earn a medal in international competition.... Miller got the news on Feb.1 that after competing in a the World Cup in Canmore, Alberta, she had been selected to represent the United States at the Paralympics...

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Green Valley News and Sun (web) - Argus Observer (web) - Sulphur Southwest Daily News (web) - Willcox Range News (web) - Maryville Daily Times (web) - Finger Lakes Times (web) - KPVI (web) - Garnet Valley Press (web) - Nogales International (web) - Nogales International (web) - DuBois Courier-Express (web) - Anniston Star (web) - Northwest Signal (web) - Rhea County Online (web) - Bradford Era (web)
 
   
A round-up of Big Game ads from automakers 8 hours ago
 
 Fox56.com     2018-02-06 kl. 02:41     704 words
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by Editor The all-new 2018 Kia Stinger GT’s twin-turbo, 365-horsepower engine is put to use – in reverse – sending Steven Tyler on a transformative journey back to the seventies.

Toyota showcases an amazing athlete – Lauren Woolstencroft who is training for the Paralympic games and has already won eight Paralympic gold medals.

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WGFL Gainesville News (web) - FOX Kansas (web) - Kgan (web) - FOX Chattanooga (web) - Fox49.Tv (web) - FOX 47.com (web)
 
   
Team Toyota to Showcase Olympic Winter Games Experience For Fans
 
 MotoringWorldng.com     2018-02-06 kl. 02:37     529 words
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T eam Toyota athletes and U.S. Olympians Ashley Wagner and Louie Vito will experience the Olympic Winter Games in a new way – as Team Toyota brand ambassadors.

Olympic and Paralympic athletes who partnered with Toyota as part of its ‘Start Your Impossible’ campaign.... That completely aligns with the Olympic and Paralympic Movements and it’s awesome to get to share that with people.” The International Olympic...
 
   
2018 Super Bowl LII car ads: Watch them all here…
 
 Car Advice     2018-02-06 kl. 02:31     869 words
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Sometimes, advertisements are the only thing keeping us engaged in the  Super Bowl . Thankfully, the on-field entertainment was up to scratch in yesterday’s Philadelphia Eagles win.

Toyota – “Good Odds” The Winter Olympics and Paralympics are just around the corner.... As Toyota is a sponsor of both, and used one of its ads to highlight the journey of Lauren Woolstencroft, winner of eight Paralympics gold medals.

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Car Advice (web)
 
   
Young achievers vie for prestigious State gongs
 
 The West Australian     2018-02-06 kl. 02:30     485 words
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| Sound Telegraph Tuesday, 6 February 2018 9:28AM Seven hardworking and dedicated residents have been nominated for the 2017/18 Western Australian Young Achiever Awards.

His passion is triathlon and he is training to compete in the Paralympics.
 
   
Golden PyeongChang train launched in Germany
 
 Korea.net     2018-02-06 kl. 02:27     529 words
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Society : Korea.net : The official website of the Republic of Korea Society VM_SUCCESS Feb 01, 2018 A special train to promote the PyeongChang

Society : Korea.net : The official website of the Republic of Korea Society VM_SUCCESS Feb 01, 2018 A special train to promote the PyeongChang. ...2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games approaches the platform at Berlin Central Station where the two...
 
   
Team GB Signs Eight-Year Deal With Toyota
 
 Sports Business Daily     2018-02-06 kl. 02:12     188 words
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Created with Sketch. Daily Global Journal SportsBusiness Daily Global issues Login Subscribe Share: Created with Sketch. Created with Sketch. Created with Sketch. February 6, 2018 Toyota agreed to an eight-year deal to sponsor the U.K.

February 6, 2018 Toyota agreed to an eight-year deal to sponsor the U.K.'s Olympic and Paralympic teams ahead of the start of the PyeongChang Games, according to Alex Brownsell of CAMPAIGN LIVE.... The Japanese brand will partner with Team GB across Winter and Summer Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Katrina hits centre court
 
 Star Community     2018-02-06 kl. 02:05     330 words
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Seven-year-old Pakenham girl Katrina Malty tossed the coin at the 17 January Australian Open match between Katerina Siniakova and Elina Svitolina.

To commemorate the special day, Katrina was gifted with a special coin engraved with three time Paralympic gold medallist and ANZ Tennis ambassador Dylan Alcott on the heads side and a tennis ball on the tails side.
 
   
N Korea to send highest level official ever to Korea
 
 Intellasia.net     2018-02-06 kl. 01:52     836 words
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North Korea’s head of state will go to Pyeongchang this week for the Winter Olympics, the most senior official to ever visit South Korea. North Korea confirmed Kim Yong-nam’s attendance at the opening ceremony, set for Friday.

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.

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Abe to ask US, S Korea not to scale down joint military drill
 
 Intellasia.net     2018-02-06 kl. 01:52     275 words
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06-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Nikkei | 6:00 AM Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe will ask the United States and South Korea to conduct a planned

The United States and South Korea have agreed to delay annual joint military exercises until after the February 9 to 25 games and the March 9 to 18 Winter Paralympics in South Korea.
 
   
A round-up of Big Game ads from automakers 7 hours ago
 
 FOX Kansas     2018-02-06 kl. 01:43     666 words
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( Sinclair Broadcast Group ) - There is literally one day a year I don’t fast forward through the commercials, and it was Sunday.

Toyota showcases an amazing athlete – Lauren Woolstencroft who is training for the Paralympic games and has already won eight Paralympic gold medals.

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FOX Chattanooga (web) - Kgan (web) - Fox56.com (web) - WGFL Gainesville News (web) - Fox49.Tv (web) - FOX 47.com (web)
 
   
Meet the Winter Olympics’ $100 Million Pop-Up Stadium
 
 AFAR     2018-02-06 kl. 01:41     474 words
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I n PyeongChang Olympic Main Stadium , you’ll get all the pomp and pageantry that is part and parcel of Olympic opening ceremonies. What you won’t get is a roof.

Rather than make a promise that a stadium of this size would serve as some economic or cultural boon going forward, the South Korean government plans to simply tear it down after four uses (two each at the Olympics and the Paralympics).
 
   
Super Bowl TV ratings dip; streaming audience grows
 
 Houston Chronicle     2018-02-06 kl. 01:32     805 words
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The NFL's season of viewer discontent ended Sunday with another decline in audience totals for Super Bowl LII, but the Eagles' high-scoring win over the Patriots still ranks as the 10th most-watched show in American television history.

featuring Canadian Paralympic skier Lauren Woolstencroft.

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Houston Chronicle (web)
 
   
DONALD LECTURE SERIES IS PROUD TO WELCOME CANADIAN ICON RICK HANSEN
 
 Bishop's University     2018-02-06 kl. 01:15     363 words
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Founder & CEO of the Rick Hansen Foundation, three-time Paralympic gold medalist and Canadian icon Rick Hansen will visit the Bishop’s University campus on Friday, February 9 at 7 p.m. in Centennial Theatre. Mr.

Founder & CEO of the Rick Hansen Foundation, three-time Paralympic gold medalist and Canadian icon Rick Hansen will visit the Bishop’s University campus on Friday, February 9 at 7 p.m. in Centennial Theatre.
 
   
OPINION: PyeongChang Olympics: a new cornerstone for peace and prosperity
 
 LiveNews.co.nz     2018-02-06 kl. 01:04     717 words
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By Shamshad Akhtar EDITOR’S NOTE: Shamshad Akhtar is the Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of Economic and

Shamshad Akhtar is the Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of Economic and. ...Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) The 23rd Olympic Winter Games and 12th Paralympic...
 
   
Cadbury Caramilk back on shelves yesterday
 
 Newstalk ZB     2018-02-06 kl. 01:04     205 words
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In total, $3 million worth of stock - one million blocks - was sold in three weeks last year. The blocks are being sold at Countdown, Pak'nSave, New World, The Warehouse and other confectionery retailers from today. The recommended retail price is $4.

Cadbury donated two of the first cases of 64 blocks to community partners Make-A-Wish New Zealand and Paralympics New Zealand to auction off.... "We would like to thank the public for their generosity in bidding to win a case of Cadbury Caramilk and raising money for Make-a-Wish New Zealand and Paralympics...
 
   
Assiniboine CC gears up for busy month
 
 Winnipeg Free Press     2018-02-06 kl. 00:52     585 words
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The Assiniboine Memorial Curling Club (940 Vimy Rd.) will be seeing plenty of action on the ice in February. From Feb. 5 to 7, the club will be hosting the provincial stick curling championships.

From Feb. 8 to 10, the AMCC will be hosting the national wheelchair training camp, which will see practices and games between Team Canada and Team USA, both of whom are competing in the 2018 Winter Paralympics.... From Feb. 8 to 10 , the AMCC will be hosting the national wheelchair training camp, which will see practices and games between Team Canada and Team USA, both of whom are competing in the 2018 Winter Paralympics...
 
   
U.S. Natl Sled Team Meets Canada In Border Series This Week
 
 USA Hockey     2018-02-06 kl. 00:50     290 words
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Notes:  Deloitte, Labatt USA and Toyota are proud sponsors of the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team ... The 2018 U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team was announced on Jan. 1, 2018, and can be seen  here .

The 2018 U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team was announced on Jan.... World Sled Hockey Challenge in Charlottetown, P.E.I.; the 2016 International Paralympic Committee Sled Hockey Pan-Pacific Championship in Buffalo, New York; the 2016 (Jan.)
 
   
Olympic mascots and their meanings
 
 KVIA.com     2018-02-06 kl. 00:47     524 words
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Dan Mullan/ 2018 Winter Olympics (PyeongChang) -- Soohorang the white tiger (seen here with Paralympic mascot Bandabi the Asiatic black bear) represents the animal long considered Korea's guardian animal.

Soohorang the white tiger (seen here with Paralympic...
 
   
A round-up of Big Game ads from automakers 6 hours ago
 
 WGFL Gainesville News     2018-02-06 kl. 00:41     704 words
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by Editor The all-new 2018 Kia Stinger GT’s twin-turbo, 365-horsepower engine is put to use – in reverse – sending Steven Tyler on a transformative journey back to the seventies.

Toyota showcases an amazing athlete – Lauren Woolstencroft who is training for the Paralympic games and has already won eight Paralympic gold medals.

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Olympians Visit Heart Patients For American Heart Month
 
 CBS Denver     2018-02-06 kl. 00:30     144 words
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AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Some heart patients at the University of Colorado Hospital were treated to a few special visitors on Monday. Paralympic medalists Allison Jones and Sophia Herzog joined Olympic medalist Erik Johnson at the hospital in Aurora.

Paralympic medalists Allison Jones and Sophia Herzog joined Olympic medalist Erik Johnson at the hospital in Aurora.Paralympic medalists Allison Jones and Sophia Herzog joined Olympic medalist Erik Johnson (credit:

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Someone to Know: Jillian Williams
 
 KiiiTV3.com     2018-02-06 kl. 00:29     396 words
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CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Jillian Williams, a Coastal Bend girl who has battled cancer and is working to start a nonprofit to help others do the same, is trying out for the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo.

Jillian Williams, a Coastal Bend girl who has battled cancer and is working to start a nonprofit to help others do the same, is trying out for the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo.The cancer she had required that her left leg be amputated, but that
 
   
Five trendy 2018 Winter Olympics K-fashion items to keep you feeling warm and looking cool
 
 South China Morning Post     2018-02-06 kl. 00:28     624 words
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The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics starts in South Korea this week and brands from North Face to Lotte have launched stylish clothes and accessories in conjunction with the event.

Visitors can also expect to see Soohorang and Bandabi, a white tiger and a black Asiatic bear who are the official cartoon mascots of the 2018 Winter Games and 2018 Winter Paralympics, respectively, on everything from cutely designed gloves to

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IPC dismiss suggestions Belarus were specifically warned against displaying Russian flags at Pyeongchang 2018
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-02-06 kl. 00:14     672 words
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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has denied suggestions from Belarusian National Paralympic Committee (NPC) President Oleg Shepel that the country had been specifically warned against displaying Russian flags at Pyeongchang 2018.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has denied suggestions from Belarusian National Paralympic Committee (NPC) President Oleg Shepel that the country had been specifically warned against displaying Russian flags at Pyeongchang 2018.Shepel
 
   
Community advisory committee hears ideas on how Denver could host the Winter Olympics
 
 The Know - Denver Post     2018-02-06 kl. 00:11     215 words
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Colorado’s Lindsey Vonn competes in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, with support from Colorado Gov.

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, with support from Colorado Gov.John Hickenlooper, has convened a statewide committee of influential leaders to explore the feasibility of hosting a future Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Colorado.
 
   
Four Years On From Para Snowboarding Podium Sweep, Team USA’s Three Amigos Hoping For Repeat
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-06 kl. 00:11     993 words
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By | Feb. 05, 2018, 1:47 p.m. (ET) (L-R) Mike Shea, Evan Strong and Keith Gabel celebrate during the flower ceremony for men's snowboardcross at the Paralympic Winter Games Sochi 2014 on March 14, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

By | Feb. 05, 2018, 1:47 p.m. (ET) (L-R) Mike Shea, Evan Strong and Keith Gabel celebrate during the flower ceremony for men's snowboardcross at the Paralympic Winter Games Sochi 2014 on March 14, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.Four years ago, the “Three...
 
   
Super Bowl 2018 commercials: The five best and worst ads from Sunday's game
 
 CBS Sports     2018-02-05 kl. 23:55     1409 words
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The NFL, Amazon, Tide and Budweiser nailed it on Super Bowl Sunday, but that Ram ad? Terrible If you watch the Super Bowl mainly for the new commercials, you're in the right place.

Toyota - "Good Odds Rather that focus on promoting their vehicles, Toyota instead chose to spotlight Canadian alpine skier Lauren Woolstencroft, an eight-time Paralympic gold medalist who was born missing a portion of her left arm and both legs below...
 
   
Snowboarder Jules Marino uses fear to fuel her high-style performance
 
 Interview Magazine     2018-02-05 kl. 23:51     885 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.
 
   
How Mikaela Shiffrin earned the nickname “Sir Naps A Lot”
 
 Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia     2018-02-05 kl. 23:51     253 words
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Mikaela Shiffrin does everything fast. Even falling asleep. Mikaela Shiffrin did not hesitate when asked about her most important possession. “Probably my bed,” she said. “Is that weird?” The 2014 Olympic slalom champion sleeps a lot.

didn’t really do anything.” Shiffrin’s prom date hopes to compete at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.

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A round-up of Big Game ads from automakers 5 hours ago
 
 FOX 47.com     2018-02-05 kl. 23:51     666 words
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( Sinclair Broadcast Group ) - There is literally one day a year I don’t fast forward through the commercials, and it was Sunday.

Toyota showcases an amazing athlete – Lauren Woolstencroft who is training for the Paralympic games and has already won eight Paralympic gold medals.

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All the ads from the 2018 Super Bowl 49 minutes ago
 
 AdNews     2018-02-05 kl. 23:51     863 words
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Sports fans and lovers of advertising, boy do we have a good wrap up for you. We’ll be regularly updating this story with all the best commercials from the Super Bowl 2018 that you need to see so keep an eye out.

The ads push its global Olympics and Paralympics sponsorships.

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Exciting British Women's field at Vitality Big Half
 
 Run247     2018-02-05 kl. 23:43     482 words
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Hot on the heels of the news that there’s a British men’s smackdown shaping up between Callum Hawkins and Mo Farah  at the Vitality Big Half comes news of a British women’s battle on March 4th!

Hug’s Swiss compatriot Manuela Schar – the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon champion and course record holder – headlines the elite women’s wheelchair field where she will face British Paralympian Jade Jones.
 
   
Big White hosts World Para Snowboard finals
 
 Kelowna Capital     2018-02-05 kl. 23:29     128 words
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The planet’s top para snowboarders are converging on Big White this week for the 2018 Para Snowboard World Cup Finals. Competition begins Wednesday at the bottom of Telus Park with snowboard cross qualifications and finals.

For more information, go to paralympic.org.

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Women of R&D Tax Savers Comment on the 3D Printing Industry
 
 3DPrint.com     2018-02-05 kl. 23:25     1299 words
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--> Keeping current on 3D printing technology developments is part of the core DNA at R&D Tax Savers .

It is amazing to think that for the Paralympics, athletes are resorting to 3D printed mono-skis.
 
   
Alexa irreplaceable as Amazon wins USA TODAYs Ad Meter
 
 USA TODAY     2018-02-05 kl. 23:09     3956 words
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When Alexa loses her voice, celebrities—including Rebel Wilson, Cardi B, and Anthony Hopkins—help her get it back. Amazon won USA TODAY’s 30th Ad Meter with a Super Bowl commercial starring Alexa, the virtual voice on the company’s Echo devices.

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

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Learning from Olympians
 
 Ski & Snowboard Canada     2018-02-05 kl. 23:03     1450 words
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Watching the Winter Games is inspiring enough to skiers and snowboarders alike, but how about actually skiing with an Olympian to motivate your mountain mojo?

explains. “The Olympics always create a buzz and people start asking about the sports they see and if we offer them here at Blue.” With the South Korea Paralympics coming up March 8-18 ( https://www.paralympic.org/pyeongchang-2018 ), CADs
 
   
The 8 Super Bowl Commercials Everyone Is Talking About This Year
 
 Simplemost     2018-02-05 kl. 22:58     473 words
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Entertainment Did we miss your fave? 2018-02-05 What a game the other night! In a thrilling Super Bowl LII, the high-scoring game came down to the wire.

8. Toyota. Paralympian Lauren Woolstencroft’s story tugged on our heartstrings.
 
   
Record-breaking cold? PyeongChang braces for frigid weather ahead of Olympics
 
 NBCNews.com     2018-02-05 kl. 22:57     553 words
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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — The only thing more extreme than the Olympic sports is the weather here. The Winter Olympics are slated to begin on Friday as temperatures in the South Korean city plunge.

Lee Hee-beom, president of the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, said the committee has a contingency plan in case spectators decide to stay home.

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Carnes: No matter the medal count, Vail wins with local Olympians (column)
 
 Vail Daily     2018-02-05 kl. 22:50     684 words
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One of my first highlights living here in mid-'80s Happy Valley was witnessing Jean-Claude Killy in a head-to-head short GS race with Franz Klammer. That same day, 24-year-old me fell in love with ski racing.

Over the years I became familiar with the mane and screams of Sarah Schleper (competing in her fifth Olympics), played golf with Chris del Bosco (racing Skiercross for Canada) and performed on stage with Thomas Walsh (competing in the Paralympics
 
   
PyeongChang Games: A Beacon for Universal Access to Sports
 
 US Department of State     2018-02-05 kl. 22:45     884 words
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This month, the world turns its gaze toward Gangwon Province as the Republic of Korea (ROK) hosts the 23rd Olympic Winter Games.  I congratulate Korea for its extraordinary efforts in preparing for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

This month, the world turns its gaze toward Gangwon Province as the Republic of Korea (ROK) hosts the 23rd Olympic Winter Games.  I congratulate Korea for its extraordinary efforts in preparing for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.These
 
   
Amazon Wins Super Bowl Ad Meter, Edging Out Manning/Beckham
 
 Sports Business Daily     2018-02-05 kl. 22:38     1292 words
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[embedded content] A "funny, cameo-filled ad" for Amazon's Echo device won USA Today's Ad Meter for Super Bowl LII last night, according to Erik Brady of USA TODAY. Amazon "won Ad Meter for the first time.

Rounding out the top 5 were Budweiser, Doritos/Mtn Dew and Toyota's Paralympian ad.... The Amazon-Alexa spot was "clever and funny," while Toyota's spot with Canadian Paralympic skier Lauren Woolstencroft "gave us the feels -- and fired us up."
 
   
RPC submits to IPC documents on all members of Russia’s delegation to 2018 Paralympics
 
 NewsReality.com     2018-02-05 kl. 22:33     20 words
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The package of documents includes screenshots from the ADAMS system, copies of certificates, documents on the delegation’s medical

RPC submits to IPC documents on all members of Russia’s delegation to 2018 Paralympics.
 
   
Was This Powerful, Pro-Life Ad This Year’s Best Super...
 
 1150 WJBO     2018-02-05 kl. 22:31     116 words
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In 60 seconds, a compelling story about a woman’s journey from being born with missing limbs to becoming a Paralympic gold medalist. Alpine skier Lauren Woolstencroft was featured in Toyota’s Super Bowl ad documenting her incredible story.

Was This Powerful, Pro-Life Ad This Year’s Best Super...In 60 seconds, a compelling story about a woman’s journey from being born with missing limbs to becoming a Paralympic gold medalist.

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St. Louis’ Olympic legacy to be commemorated on Washington University campus
 
 Washington University in St. Louis     2018-02-05 kl. 22:23     1908 words
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Washington University in St. Louis will add another architectural jewel to its historic campus later this year when an Olympic Rings “Spectacular,” a

Morgan participated in the Paralympic Games in 2008, 2012 and 2016.

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Do the Olympics still matter?
 
 Metro Canada     2018-02-05 kl. 22:15     976 words
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This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site.

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...
 
   
The Super Bowl Made It Clear That America Is Starved of Common Human Decency
 
 Esquire     2018-02-05 kl. 21:58     1310 words
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Unless you hail from one of two cities, or you have a large amount of money riding on the outcome, the Super Bowl rarely ends up being all that interesting of a game.

Not this year: right out of the gate, we got inspirational spots featuring Olympian Mikaela Shiffrin and Paralympian Lauren Woolstencroft.

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What Sports Are In The Paralympics? It Has Fewer Than The Winter Games
 
 Bustle     2018-02-05 kl. 21:55     569 words
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As Olympic competitors from around the globe battle for gold in PyeongChang, South Korea, Paralympic athletes also are gearing up for their competitions next month.

What Sports Are In The Paralympics?... As Olympic competitors from around the globe battle for gold in PyeongChang, South Korea, Paralympic athletes also are gearing up for their competitions next month.While many sports in the 2018 Winter Paralympics...
 
   
Dwayne The Rock Johnson in Skyscraper trailer
 
 Lainey Gossip     2018-02-05 kl. 21:46     357 words
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If you’ve missed the news, Jumanji is tearing up the box office, becoming one of the biggest movies of 2017  (by making most of its money in 2018).

Anyway, the Skyscraper teaser came not long after Toyota’s ad  featuring Canadian Paralympian Lauren Woolstencroft, which made Skyscraper look maybe a little tasteless, in the moment.

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RPC submits to IPC documents on all members of Russia’s delegation to 2018 Paralympics
 
 Tass.ru     2018-02-05 kl. 21:45     336 words
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RPC submits to IPC documents on all members of Russia’s delegation to 2018 Paralympics.... Russia’s Paralympic Committee (RPC) on Monday submitted to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) a complete package of documents for all members of the Russian delegation for preliminary accreditation as participants in the 2018 Paralympic...
 
   
The New York Times Debuts Augmented Reality Experience Featuring Athletes From the Winter Olympics
 
 SPi World News     2018-02-05 kl. 21:43     651 words
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The New York Times today debuted its first augmented reality (AR) experience, introducing a new immersive storytelling format that invites readers to engage with Times journalism like never before.

Olympic and Paralympic Teams, gives readers the chance to experience Team USA ice dancers Maia and Alex Shibutani in AR, as they model the official Ralph Lauren Team USA Opening Ceremony Parade uniforms.

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Watch the best and worst Super Bowl LII commercials
 
 CNET News     2018-02-05 kl. 21:38     762 words
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Did you have the time of your life watching  Sunday's Super Bowl ? Cause you've never felt like this before ? The Philadelphia Eagles won the game , beating the favored New England Patriots 41-33.

It's hard not to feel inspired by the simply shown story of Canadian alpine skier Lauren Woolstencroft, who was born with only one arm and without any legs below her knees, and went on to win eight Paralympic gold medals.

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Super Bowl: Inspiring Women Won Viewers's Hearts
 
 Media Post     2018-02-05 kl. 21:33     1063 words
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The morning after the big game is also the morning after the big test. We tested 94 ads live on game night, reflecting the views of over 7,000 consumers. Here, we look at the winners and losers of Super Bowl LII. WINNERS: NBC Winter Olympics.

Toyota also top-scored with its “Good Odds” ad, about the life of Paralympian skier Lauren Woolstonecraft.
 
   
Amazon, Tide Top Ad Age's New Super Bowl Ad Rankings
 
 Advertising Age     2018-02-05 kl. 21:29     294 words
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Amazon's "Alexa Loses Her Voice" spot was named most entertaining and best overall among marketing pros surveyed by Morning Consult for Ad Age's first Super Bowl ranking—measuring not just entertainment value but brand effectiveness.

Among the top entertainers, Toyota's Paralympics-themed "Good Odds" displaced "Stand by You."

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Die SPIRE Swimming Academy bringt Schwimmen auf eine neue Ebene
 
 SwimSwam     2018-02-05 kl. 21:10     856 words
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By on SwimSwam SPIRE Academy ist eine einzigartige Trainingseinrichtung mit einem der modernsten Myrtha Pools, Trainingstechniken und Top-Level-Training in Geneva, Ohio, USA.

Wir schätzen und konzentrieren uns auf den Schwimmer als Gesamtheit. – Head Coach Thad Schultz – Die SPIRE Academy befindet sich am SPIRE Institute, einer Trainingsstätte für Olympische und Paralympische Spiele in den Vereinigten Staaten
 
   
MUST READ : Mary J. Blige Covers 'New York''s Spring Fashion Issue, Nordstrom Unveils Campaign for First Standalone Men's Store
 
 4 Traders     2018-02-05 kl. 21:04     779 words
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Plus, "Teen Vogue" names Samhita Mukhopadhyay executive editor and promotes Ella Cerón to deputy editor. Photo: @nymag/Instagram These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday. Mary J.

CR Men's Bookreleases its March issue featuring Paralympic athletes For the sixth issue of CR Men's Book, editor-in-chief Carine Roitfeld turned to two of the Paralympic Games' most celebrated athletes, Rheed McCracken and Liam Malone.
 
   
Stinger Zinger: Kia Super Bowl Ad Packs Biggest Shopping Punch
 
 cars.com     2018-02-05 kl. 21:03     650 words
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2018 Kia Stinger CARS.COM — While Nick Foles and company piled 41 points on the New England Patriots last night, consumers piled about 41 times the Cars.com traffic to the Kia Stinger in the minutes after the brand's Super Bowl commercial aired.

Toyota ran four ads: two spots around its sponsorship of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, one for the Tundra pickup and one for the Lexus LS luxury sedan.
 
   
Raiders of Wright State: Milica Knezevic
 
 Wright State University Guardian     2018-02-05 kl. 21:00     534 words
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and eventually at the Paralympics.
 
   
Canadian connection: Paralympian featured in Super Bowl ad
 
 CTV News     2018-02-05 kl. 20:52     11 words
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Canadian connection: Paralympian featured in Super Bowl ad.
 
   
AUDIO: Cobhams Asuquo - ''Unstoppable'' | @cobhamsasuquo |
 
 Gospel Centric     2018-02-05 kl. 20:32     105 words
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Check out this inspiring song by Cobhams Asuquo titled ”Unstoppable”. ”As someone who also had to defy the odds to thrive in life, the story of the (Nigeria) Paralympics team was of great inspiration to me.

Check out this inspiring song by Cobhams Asuquo titled ”Unstoppable”. ”As someone who also had to defy the odds to thrive in life, the story of the (Nigeria) Paralympics team was of great inspiration to me.…’Unstoppable’ is my story and

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Super Bowl 2018 car commercials: Hits and (big) misses
 
 CNET Reviews     2018-02-05 kl. 20:26     893 words
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Another year, another Sunday evening spent covering a series of minute-long and terribly expensive car commercials.

Both the ad above and the one below use Toyota's sponsorship of the Olympics and Paralympics to discuss Toyota's new brand message, which happens to be "mobility for all."

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Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir supporters in their Ilderton base go all-out red and white
 
 London Free Press     2018-02-05 kl. 20:20     236 words
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While ice dance stars Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir carry the Canadian flag into the Olympic Winter Games Friday, their supporters back home will be sporting the country's colours in their honour.

The Town of Ilderton has encouraged houses and storefronts to participate in a "Paint the Town Red" celebration featuring Canadian flags, banners and red and white decorations to support local Olympic and Paralympic athletes during the Games.

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Big White to crown snowboard overall World Cup winners
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-05 kl. 20:13     489 words
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Last major competition before PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games Snowboarders will have one last chance to claim the coveted crystal globes

Last major competition before PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games Snowboarders will have one last chance to claim the coveted crystal globes. ...this week, when the World Para Snowboard World Cup makes its fourth and final stop in Big White,

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Daniel Wagner honoured ahead of potential trip to PyeongChang 2018
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-05 kl. 20:13     301 words
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Snowboarder recognised for his athletics achievements by Para Sport Denmark Just as he is preparing for his Paralympic Winter Games debut, Denmark’s Daniel Wagner was recognised for his achievements as a summer Para athlete.

Snowboarder recognised for his athletics achievements by Para Sport Denmark Just as he is preparing for his Paralympic Winter Games debut, Denmark’s Daniel Wagner was recognised for his achievements as a summer Para athlete.The long jump world
 
   
The most memorable 2018 Super Bowl ads
 
 WVLT     2018-02-05 kl. 20:12     163 words
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(CNN) -- From Amazon's Alexa losing her voice to Bud Light's Bud Knight, CNN breaks down some of the most memorable commercials from the 2018 Super Bowl in the video player.

Toyota highlighted the long odds of winning a Paralympic gold medal with an ad showcasing Lauren Woolstencroft.
 
   
Which commercial won the Super Bowl?
 
 Retail Wire     2018-02-05 kl. 20:11     557 words
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by The 2018 Super Bowl will go down as one of the most exciting displays of offense in the history of the game as well as the first victory for the Philadelphia Eagles.

Toyota – “Good Odds” This commercial follows the story of Lauren Woolstencroft, a Canadian paralympian and electrical engineer, and her journey through life to become a medal-winning alpine skier.
 
   
A US Paralympian designed Team USA's snowboard prosthetics
 
 Latest Nigerian News.com     2018-02-05 kl. 20:04     45 words
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Mike Schultz was a professional snowmobile racer, and a damn good one at that. But in 2008, his life's course took a turn after a competition accident shattered his left knee and left him clinging to life. When his injuries began causing his kidneys...

A US Paralympian designed Team USA's snowboard prosthetics.
 
   
Heckling Is Part of Democracy
 
 Vice UK     2018-02-05 kl. 19:50     912 words
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After his ordeal at the hands of a braying mob of vicious protesters who burst into a speech he was giving on Friday, Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg described his terror.

Has everyone already forgotten George Osborne getting booed at the Paralympics medal ceremony?
 
   
What Am I Watching? Surprise Ads Win Big During the Super Bowl
 
 WGRZ TV     2018-02-05 kl. 19:46     270 words
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When you're paying roughly $5 million for 30 seconds during the Super Bowl, you hope it's worth it. Here are a few of the commercials that made an impression Sunday night.

Here are a few of the commercials that made an impression Sunday night.Toyota's heartfelt ad featuring eight-time paralympic gold medalist Lauren Woolstencroft earned rave reviews and gave all the feels right after kickoff.
 
   
Minor Entertainment presents the CBeebies favourite on stage in Bing Live! at GLive
 
 Surrey Mummy     2018-02-05 kl. 19:44     608 words
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Calling all Bingsters! Bing and his friends are going on tour in the first ever Bing stage show!  Bing Live! will visit G Live on 31 August to 1 September as part of a major UK tour in 2018.

 As Head of Costume, Hair and Make-up for the Olympic and Paralympic Opening and Closing Ceremonies staged in London, 2012, Tahra managed the production of 23,000 costumes for all four Ceremonies.  Her film projects include:
 
   
Toyota’s push for global mobility at the Super Bowl
 
 Strategy Magazine     2018-02-05 kl. 19:42     520 words
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In March 2015, Toyota became the first mobility partner of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and two months later, it signed on as a worldwide partner of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

In March 2015, Toyota became the first mobility partner of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and two months later, it signed on as a worldwide partner of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).That partnership led the automotive