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MIUN-forskning ska ge ett mer rättvist Paralympics
 
 Länstidningen Östersund Premium     2018-02-07 kl. 07:51     496 words
 
Forskning ska bidra till ett mer rättvist Paralympics. Och det är Mittuniversitetet som leder arbetet. LT hängde på när det första testet av alpin skidåkning genomfördes vid Gustavsbergsbacken.

MIUN-forskning ska ge ett mer rättvist Paralympics.... Forskning ska bidra till ett mer rättvist Paralympics.... För att få det ännu mer rättvist vill den internationella paralympiska kommittén att klassificeringarna i framtiden ska baseras på evidens.
 
   
Anders gjorde skidåkning möjlig för alla med Totalskidskolan
 
 Neuroforbundet     2018-02-06 kl. 18:00     2196 words
 
Totalskidskolans grundare heter Anders Ohlsson. En hängiven skidåkare, som 1976 bröt ryggen. Han överlevde bilolyckan och med förlamad underkropp, blev den första sorgen att aldrig mer kunna åka skidor. Trodde han då.

Sitski är en paralympisk tävlingsgren och ingen licens behövs för en Sitski, som ny utan skida kostar mellan 35.000-60.000 kronor.
 
   
Världscupseger i Paralympics-testet
 
 SVT Nyheter     2018-02-06 kl. 16:44     348 words
 
Publicerad: för 2 timmar sedan Uppdaterad: för 25 minuter sedan Tre dagar kvar till OS-invigningen, men Zebastian Modin fokuserar en månad längre bort, mot Paralympics och dessutom med bra känsla.

Världscupseger i Paralympics-testet.... Publicerad: för 2 timmar sedan Uppdaterad: för 25 minuter sedan Tre dagar kvar till OS-invigningen, men Zebastian Modin fokuserar en månad längre bort, mot Paralympics och dessutom med bra känsla.Paraskidåkaren vann...
 
   
Vi avslöjar! Kronprinsessan ska resa till Sydkorea
 
 Svensk Damtidning     2018-02-06 kl. 14:48     98 words
 
I mars kommer Victoria att sprida kunglig glans under OS i Sydkorea. Två dagar efter sin namnsdag, den 14 mars reser kronprinsessan Victoria till Pyeongchang, Sydkorea, för att närvara vid de Paralympiska vinterspelen.

Två dagar efter sin namnsdag, den 14 mars reser kronprinsessan Victoria till Pyeongchang, Sydkorea, för att närvara vid de Paralympiska vinterspelen.Enligt hovets kalender kommer hon att stanna där i fyra dagar.
 
   
"Vi har fryst den där frågan nu"
 
 Aftonbladet     2018-02-06 kl. 11:30     493 words
 
Sportbladet avslöjar: OS-hoppet i het diskussion under resan till spelen Foto: GIAN EHRENZELLER / TT / NTB Scanpix SPORTBLADET PYEONGCHANG.

Vi har stora förväntningar på OS och nu ligger SM-veckan direkt efter Paralympics.
 
   
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Para-snowboard star wins World Cup gold
 
 Special Broadcasting Service     2018-02-07 kl. 08:37     152 words
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Australian Paralympic co-captain Joany Badenhorst has warmed up for next month's PyeongChang Games with a para-snowboard cross gold medal at the World Cup Finals in Canada.

Australian Paralympic co-captain Joany Badenhorst has warmed up for next month's PyeongChang Games with a para-snowboard cross gold medal at the World Cup Finals in Canada.The 23-year-old beat Spaniard Astrid Fina Parades in the two-person final at
 
   
8-language Olympic call center now open at "1330"
 
 Korea.net     2018-02-07 kl. 08:27     523 words
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Society : Korea.net : The official website of the Republic of Korea Society VM_SUCCESS Feb 07, 2018 A new call center -- the phone number is

It will be in operation until March 18, the last day of the Paralympic Winter Games.... (Korea T... Golden PyeongChang train launched in Germany Feb 01, 2018 A special train to promote the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games approaches...
 
   
Cover story: Thin ice: The tensions beneath South Korea's Olympic diplomacy
 
 Nikkei Asian Review     2018-02-07 kl. 08:06     2396 words
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SEOUL/INCHEON -- Park Jong-ah hit a long, hard shot from the left side of the rink, sending the puck skidding past Sweden's goalie and into the net.

"We have a great opportunity to peacefully resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis thanks to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, which brought the South and North to the table," Moon said in a meeting with his secretaries last

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Nikkei Asian Review (web)
 
   
Russia’s Olympic presence requires long explanation
 
 Toronto Star Online     2018-02-07 kl. 08:01     702 words
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The International Olympic Committee in December barred Russia from the Games, citing systematic doping. Russian government officials are forbidden to attend, the Russian flag will not be displayed at the opening ceremony and the anthem will not sound.

What about the Paralympics?... Russia has also been barred from the Paralympics, although organizers say perhaps 30 athletes will compete under a neutral flag.... The entire Russian team had been suspended from the 2016 Summer Paralympics.
 
   
Wheelchair Tennis Back With A Bang 
 
 P.M.Express     2018-02-07 kl. 07:56     393 words
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IKPO IGBINOBA After almost  a decade of being in limbo, competitive wheelchair tennis will return with a bang on Tuesday as the 1st Vice President Wheelchair Tennis Invitational  Championship gets underway at the National Stadium, in Surulere.

championship which will end on Friday will feature all the big guns in wheelchair tennis including the nation’s number one player, Paralympian Alex Oluwadamilare, two-time Paralympian Wasiu Yusuf, Jelili Ishola, Kazeem Akanbi and a host of others.
 
   
Will commit suicide if not considered for CWG: Para-athlete Sakina Khatun
 
 Ani News     2018-02-07 kl. 07:55     384 words
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Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], Feb 7 (ANI): Para power-lifter Sakina Khatun , who has not been included in the Indian contingent to represent the

Khatun informed that she has also written a letter to the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) for inclusion of her name in the CWG.

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MIUN-forskning ska ge ett mer rättvist Paralympics
 
 Länstidningen Östersund Premium     2018-02-07 kl. 07:51     496 words
 
Forskning ska bidra till ett mer rättvist Paralympics. Och det är Mittuniversitetet som leder arbetet. LT hängde på när det första testet av alpin skidåkning genomfördes vid Gustavsbergsbacken.

MIUN-forskning ska ge ett mer rättvist Paralympics.... Forskning ska bidra till ett mer rättvist Paralympics.... För att få det ännu mer rättvist vill den internationella paralympiska kommittén att klassificeringarna i framtiden ska baseras på evidens.
 
   
Orthopedic Braces and Supports Market Is Expected To Grow At A CAGR Exceeding 6.7% From 2014 To 2025 | Million Insights
 
 Express Press Release     2018-02-07 kl. 07:40     986 words
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Industry Insights The global orthopaedic braces and supports market size was worth USD 3.1 billion in 2015 which is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of more than 6.7% during the forecast period.

The increasing number of participants in Paralympics also supports the growth of the market.
 
   
North Korean cheering group to arrive in South for Olympics
 
 GraffioTech.com     2018-02-07 kl. 07:26     535 words
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South Korea is geared up and ready to host the PyeongChang Winter Olympics this year, and will march under a "unification flag" with North Korea to encourage peace between the two nations.

Lee Hee-beom, head of the PyeongChang Organising Committee for the 2018 Olympics & Paralympic Games (POCOG), said North Korea's presence will help PyeongChang realise its vision of a "Peace Olympics", reports Yonhap news agency.Remigio
 
   
Canada Olympic House Will be a Home to Pride House...
 
 Around The Rings     2018-02-07 kl. 07:25     701 words
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) – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is proud to announce that for the first time ever, Pride House will be directly affiliated and hosted by a National Olympic Committee.

The first-ever Pride House took place in Canada during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, where it opened up its doors to LGBTQ+ athletes, fans, and their allies from all over the world.... Since then, Pride House has made its mark at numerous large-scale sporting events including the London 2012 and Rio 2106 Olympic and Paralympic...

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Tokyo: Work to build Olympic venues running smoothly
 
 Asahi.com     2018-02-07 kl. 07:17     238 words
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Construction work has progressed on schedule for venues of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games in Tokyo’s Koto and Edogawa wards on Feb. 6.

Construction work has progressed on schedule for venues of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games in Tokyo’s Koto and Edogawa wards on Feb.... 6.(Video footage by Tatsuya Shimada) Up to 20 percent of construction work has been completed as scheduled on four venues--with a total price tag of 130.5 billion yen ($1.2 billion)--for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics...

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Athletes Supported by Toyota Carry "Start Your Impossible" Movement and Reach for Gold at PyeongChang 2018
 
 Sys-Con India     2018-02-07 kl. 06:48     1384 words
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More than 50 athletes from 20 countries supported by Toyota will compete at the Olympic Winter Games and Paralympic Winter Games Toyota City, Japan,

More than 50 athletes from 20 countries supported by Toyota will compete at the Olympic Winter Games and Paralympic Winter Games Toyota City, Japan,...Feb 7, 2018 -... (JCN Newswire) - As a Worldwide Olympic Partner and a Worldwide Paralympic Partner,...

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Tips for living in the ‘post-Heisei’ era
 
 The Japan News     2018-02-07 kl. 06:34     1729 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun This year marks the 30th year of the Heisei era (1989-) and the beginning of preparations for the “post-Heisei” era, which will begin in 2019. The Heisei era was one in which much of the “Showa era (1926-1989) model” fell apart.

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics represent a major opportunity for Japan’s social structure to pivot to a mature society.
 
   
Club begins junior running program
 
 Bunbury Mail     2018-02-07 kl. 06:27     164 words
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Some of the region’s youngest athletes have dusted off the trainers and hit the track for the Bunbury Runners Club’s junior program. The group held its first session on Thursday, February 1.

The group held its first session on Thursday, February 1.Paralympian Brad Scott and Bunbury Runners Club junior coach Cara Van Schalkwyk are leading the sessions, held every Thursday from 4.30pm at Bunbury Recreation Ground.
 
   
Day 16 (Tuesday, February 06, 2018)
 
 Utah State Legislature     2018-02-07 kl. 06:24     5954 words
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437 HOUSE JOURNAL SIXTEENTH DAY FEBRUARY 6, 2018 * * * MORNING SESSION The House was called to order by Speaker Hughes at 11:15 a.m. Roll call showed all members present except Representatives Lynn Hemingway, excused.

9, CONCURRENT RESOLUTION ON UTAH’S OLYMPIC EXPLORATORY COMMITTEE AND ITS EFFORTS TO EXPLORE HOSTING OF A FUTURE OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES, by Senator W.... 9, CONCURRENT RESOLUTION ON UTAH’S OLYMPIC EXPLORATORY COMMITTEE AND ITS EFFORTS TO EXPLOYER 448 HOUSE JOURNAL Day 16 HOSTING OF A FUTURE OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC...
 
   
LCQ1: Allocation of swimming lanes of public swimming pools
 
 Hong Kong Monetary Authority     2018-02-07 kl. 05:58     1386 words
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 Following is a question by the Hon Lam Cheuk-ting and a reply by the Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Lau Kong-wah, in the Legislative Council

Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association (HKASA), the Hong Kong Life Saving Society, Hong Kong Triathlon Association, Hong Kong Underwater Association, Hong Kong Paralympic Committee and Sports Association for the Physically Disabled and the New

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Runners set to race Turkish Airlines sponsored run-up
 
 Anadolu Ajansi     2018-02-07 kl. 05:42     788 words
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NEW YORK, UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 1: Female competitors begin to race during 40th Empire State Building run-up in New York, United States on February 1, 2017. The Empire State Building is a 102 story skyscraper located on Fifth Avenue.

Rudy Garcia-Tolson, a two-time paralympic gold medalist, said this will be his first participation in the race.... Garcia-Tolson, who won gold in 200 meters individual medley swimming in both Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008 Summer Paralympics, said he...

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4 Traders (web)
 
   
DPRK's art troupe arrives in ROK for performances
 
 CHINAdaily Africa     2018-02-07 kl. 04:34     83 words
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Members of the Samjiyon art troupe from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) disembark from the Mangyongbong-92 in Donghae, Gangwon province,  Feb 7, 2018, for a rehearsal at Gangneung Arts Center in nearby Gangneung.

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 Winter Olympics. .

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CHINAdaily USA (web)
 
   
Record 36 S.Korean Athletes to Compete in Paralympics
 
 Digital Chosun     2018-02-07 kl. 04:02     138 words
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South Korea will send a record 36 athletes to compete in five sports during the Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang starting March 9.

Record 36 S.Korean Athletes to Compete in Paralympics.... South Korea will send a record 36 athletes to compete in five sports during the Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang starting March 9.Men's ice hockey has the biggest contingent with 17 entrants,...
 
   
Leaders of S. Korea, Canada agree to develop ties, bilateral cooperation
 
 WVB     2018-02-07 kl. 03:51     425 words
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SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Canadas Governor General Julie Payette agreed Wednesday to further develop their

Canada is expected to send delegations of 280 athletes and officials to the PyeongChang Olympics and the March 9-18 Paralympic Games, according to Cheong Wa Dae.
 
   
Russian Olympic doping saga shows need for a radically different approach
 
 Conversation AU     2018-02-07 kl. 03:49     949 words
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Sport, and particularly the International Olympic Committee (IOC), needs a new approach to doping – one in which it frankly and independently interrogates what went wrong and uses that analysis to secure the future.

The International Paralympic Committee comprehensively banned Russia – a move CAS upheld .

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AFP (web) - Yahoo! News Australia (web) - Yahoo!Xtra (web) - France24 (web) - Breitbart.com (web) - Hindustan Times (web) - Rappler (web) - Concept News Central (web)
 
   
5 Things to Do: Feb. 9-11
 
 Make It Better     2018-02-07 kl. 03:20     513 words
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This weekend marks the beginning of Chicago Theatre Week and The Orchid Show at Chicago Botanic Garden.

4 Romantic Weekend Getaways Near Chicago 12 Hotels That Practically Double as Museums 14 Chicago Area Athletes to Watch in the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Record 36 S.Korean Athletes to Compete in Paralympics
 
 Enews.Shafaqna.com     2018-02-07 kl. 03:19     17 words
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South Korea will send a record 36 athletes to compete in five sports during the Winter

Record 36 S.Korean Athletes to Compete in Paralympics.... South Korea will send a record 36 athletes to compete in five sports during the Winter. ...Paralympics.
 
   
Mike Pence refuses to rule out meeting with North Korea
 
 GraffioTech.com     2018-02-07 kl. 03:09     587 words
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"The Korean government is basically in close consultation with the worldwide community including the United States, when necessary, in accordance with

During the trip, Pence said he would deliver a blunt message for the Kim regime during any face-to-face with North Koreans. -South Korea joint military drills after the Olympics and Paralympics, according to the sources.
 
   
Music of champions: How CBC and NBC Olympic themes shape our differences
 
 Conversation CA     2018-02-07 kl. 02:56     1283 words
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What role does music play at the Olympics? Audiences are usually aware of the moods music can evoke during emotionally heightened moments, like national anthems at medal ceremonies.

How does this short soundtrack compare with the music used for CBC’s Olympic and Paralympic Games coverage?

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Conversation CA (web) - Conversation CA (web)
 
   
Alexa named Rochester's favorite Super Bowl commercial
 
 WHEC TV-10     2018-02-07 kl. 02:55     244 words
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"Humor, celebrities, kids, animals, music, so it had pretty much all the characteristics we say need to be orchestrated well to make a successful Super Bowl commercial," she said. But there was one big surprise.

But there was one big surprise.Survey results show Rochesterians did not remember a now-celebrated Toyota ad that features Paralympic gold medalist Lauren Woolstencroft.
 
   
Carenne School student Connor Drewe too quick for rivals in Adelaide
 
 Bathurst Western Advocate     2018-02-07 kl. 02:40     288 words
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Not only did Carenne School student Connor Drewe pick up a gold and bronze medal at the 2017 Australian All Schools Championships last December, the 15-year-old talent broke a national record.

He got firsts and seconds in that, which qualified him for Adelaide.” It’s the furthest competition Drewe has reached and Ryan said they will be in contact with Athletics NSW in regards to any other programs Drewe can pursue. “Paralympics
 
   
Morriss taking aim at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
 
 The Press NZ     2018-02-07 kl. 02:36     441 words
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Rangiora Paralympian Jeremy Morriss is starting on the path to the Tokyo 2020 games Rangiora double Paralympian Jeremy Morriss is starting from scratch in his bid to attend a third Paralympic Games.

Morriss taking aim at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.... Rangiora Paralympian Jeremy Morriss is starting on the path to the Tokyo 2020 games Rangiora double Paralympian Jeremy Morriss is starting from scratch in his bid to attend a third Paralympic...
 
   
Nigeria's bobsled team is already winning even before the Winter Olympics begin
 
 African Business Central     2018-02-07 kl. 02:31     160 words
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Nigeria’s Bobsled Team: Akuoma Omeoga (Left), Seun Adigun (Center) and Ngozi Onwumere (Right) When the Winter Olympics kick off in Pyeongchang, South Korea, this month, three Nigerian women will be making history.

Global payments giant Visa added the bobsled trio to “Team Visa,” a roster of sponsored athletes which consists of over 400 Olympic and Paralympic athletes.
 
   
Pence heads to Olympics leaving open chance of talks with N Korea officials
 
 WBNews.info     2018-02-07 kl. 02:29     805 words
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Japan on Tuesday at the start of an Asia trip that takes him to the Winter Olympics in South Korea, saying he had no plans to talk to North Korean officials but leaving open the chance of a meeting.

The Winter Olympics will take place from February 9 to 25, with the Paralympics scheduled to begin on March 9.
 
   
PHOTOS: United States Olympic medalists visit heart patients at UCHealth in Aurora
 
 Denver Post     2018-02-07 kl. 02:26     37 words
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United States Olympic medalists Erik Johnson (hockey), Sophia Herzog (Paralympic swimming) and Allison Jones (Paralympic skiing and cycling) visited patients in the cardiac unit at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora on Monday, Feb.

United States Olympic medalists Erik Johnson (hockey), Sophia Herzog (Paralympic swimming) and Allison Jones (Paralympic...

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Metro government says Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic venue construction on schedule
 
 Japan Times     2018-02-07 kl. 02:23     668 words
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The Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s construction of new permanent venues for the 2020 Olympics is currently on schedule, officials said Tuesday. TMG is building seven brand new permanent venues for the July 24- Aug.

Metro government says Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic venue construction on schedule.... It will also host Paralympic aquatic events....entrance gate with electronic security which keeps a record of working times.” Ariake Arena, which will host volleyball at the Olympics and wheelchair basketball at the Paralympics...
 
   
Rare Cancers Australia tackles discrimination against rare cancers in latest campaign
 
 Mumbrella     2018-02-07 kl. 02:09     241 words
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Rare Cancers Australia has launched a campaign to combat the discrimination those who suffer from rare cancer encounter. Created by J. Walter Thompson, the ad aims to remind Australians “cancer is cancer” with the ad launching on World Cancer Day.

The ad is filmed at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse cancer hospital and features real patients, including Australian Paralympic gold medalist Kelly Cartwright, suffering from rare cancers.
 
   
Archery trio to carry flame to PyeongChang as final torchbearers
 
 Korea Herald     2018-02-07 kl. 02:05     251 words
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Rio 2016 Olympic Champions Ki Bo-bae, Chang Hye-jin and Choi Mi-sun are the final torchbearers of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics to carry the flame to the opening ceremony of the main venue in PyeongChang.

Photo: Coca-Cola. The flame is scheduled to arrive at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium on Friday, 101 days after it first came to South Korea as part of the torch relay in the run-up to the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Liam Malone to feature on cover of international fashion magazine CR Men's
 
 Unlimited Magazine     2018-02-07 kl. 01:57     209 words
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He may have retired from sprinting but Liam Malone is still a poster boy for para-athletics.

He may have retired from sprinting but Liam Malone is still a poster boy for para-athletics.The Kiwi Blade Runner, who last month announced his retirement from the sport after winning three medals at the Paralympic...

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Maxletics signs partnership with Pueblo firm for rodeo athlete endorsement deals
 
 Colorado Springs Gazette     2018-02-07 kl. 01:37     404 words
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Maxletics already works with more than 1,100 athletes in Olympic, Paralympic, Ironman, American Trail Running Association, BMX Motocross and X Games sports.
 
   
Every U.S. Olympic athlete gets a ring, and some get sweet perks out of it
 
 Yahoo! Sports UK and Ireland     2018-02-07 kl. 01:19     351 words
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If you’re one of the record-setting 242 athletes representing the United States at the 2018 Winter Olympics, you don’t have to medal in PyeongChang, South Korea, to come away with hardware.

According to NBCOlympics.com’s Rachel Lutz , every member of Team USA, be it at the Olympics or Paralympics, is fitted for a customized commemorative sterling silver ring by O.C.... Those lucky Olympians and Paralympians get to trick out their rings...
 
   
Winter Olympics bring peace to Korean peninsula – for now
 
 The Guardian     2018-02-07 kl. 01:13     1132 words
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Pyeongchang’s underground evacuation centres symbolise fears for the worst, but Kim Jong-un has cooled his rhetoric Winter Olympics 2018 Pyeongchang’s

Korea.” “Unfortunately, once the Paralympics is over, military exercises in South Korea with the US will resume, and we’ll likely go back to the old cycle of tensions rising and falling.” The Paralympics end on 18 March and the first series

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Skarstein secures first World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup win of season in Vuokatti
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-02-07 kl. 00:55     440 words
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Norway's Birgit Skarstein earned her first World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup victory of the season by triumphing at the Finals in Vuokatti today.

Her time proved enough to finish clear of Neutral Paralympic Athletes, Marta Zainullina and Irina Gulliaeva.... Competing as neutral athletes due to the suspension of the Russian Paralympic Committee following the doping scandal in the country, the...
 
   
How A Home Olympics In Salt Lake City Inspired A Generation Of Team USA Athletes Competing At The 2018 Games
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-07 kl. 00:16     1596 words
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By | Feb. 06, 2018, 4:35 p.m. (ET) Kelly Clark competes in the women's halfpipe final at the Olympic Winter Games Salt Lake City 2002 on Feb. 10, 2002 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.
 
   
Booming trade is clashing with geopolitical tensions in Northeast Asia
 
 Yahoo! Xtra Business     2018-02-06 kl. 23:47     2521 words
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ving relations in Northeast Asia are going from bad to worse, Michael Ivanovitch writes.

cooperation," and its restated commitment last week to pursue "major country diplomacy with Chinese characteristics."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
 
   
Did we miss your fave?
 
 104.1 KQTH     2018-02-06 kl. 23:34     462 words
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What a game the other night! In a thrilling Super Bowl LII, the high-scoring game came down to the wire. In the end, however, the underdogs managed to beat the reigning champs, and the Philadelphia Eagles hoisted the Vince Lombardi Trophy high.

8. Toyota. Paralympian Lauren Woolstencroft’s story tugged on our heartstrings.

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A DISAPPEARING ACT Plays The Theatre Project
 
 Broadway World     2018-02-06 kl. 23:34     605 words
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From the creators of the acclaimed UK-hit Crazy Glue comes an immersive, interactive, magic-filled comedy.

Alongside, she performs regularly with Feeding The Fish, an international juggling and light performance act, whose credits include the London 2012 Paralympics Closing Ceremony and Cirque du Soleil.
 
   
Cockney hopes his diet in PyeongChang includes medals but not fish
 
 Banff Crag & Canyon     2018-02-06 kl. 23:30     1177 words
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There are a number of challenges which an Olympic athlete must contend with ahead of their events, whether it be the time zone difference or the many distractions associated with the Games.

Just the whole experience,” he said. “It’ll be fun to stand out there in front of everyone for the first time ever in that setting.” Kennedy is also planning to attend the Paralympic Games as a back-up guide for Brian McKeever.

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Alpine Skier Tricia Mangan Added To 2018 U.S. Olympic Team
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-06 kl. 23:26     145 words
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By | Feb. 06, 2018, 5:10 p.m. (ET) The United States Olympic Committee, in conjunction with U.S. Ski & Snowboard, today announced the addition of alpine skier Tricia Mangan (Buffalo, New York) to the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.United States Olympic Committee.
 
   
2018 Super Bowls Ads: Plenty of Fumbles Off The Field
 
 Forrester     2018-02-06 kl. 23:13     1393 words
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The future of marketing From CX to technology and consumer privacy — see where marketing is headed. Watch the analyst panel    Few marketers can resist the lure of the Super Bowl ad hype.

I have nothing against companies giving money to fight childhood cancer or supporting the Paralympics.

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How Summer Britcher Found Herself In Unexpected Role Of All Time Singles Victory Leader For USA Luge
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-06 kl. 22:36     1228 words
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By | Feb. 06, 2018, 3:49 p.m. (ET) Each month, Team USA Awards presented by Dow celebrates the outstanding achievements of U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes.

Olympic and Paralympic athletes.Luger Summer Britcher won Female Athlete of the Month for January 2017, during which she became the all-time singles victory leader in USA Luge history and won three medals en route to finishing third in the overall
 
   
Shani Davis Blogs About His Fifth Olympics: “Journey To Korea, The Return!!”
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-06 kl. 22:36     1305 words
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By | Feb. 06, 2018, 3:13 p.m. (ET) Shani Davis is one of the most decorated athletes in the history of long track speedskating.

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Danger in the Korean Peninsula: Ambush marketing and the Olympic Games
 
 JD Supra     2018-02-06 kl. 22:35     1583 words
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For a few weeks every two years, the Summer and Winter Olympic Games offer brand owners and advertisers the opportunity to reach billions of people in hundreds of countries. The Summer Games in Rio 2016 reached a television audience of 3.

Many subsequent host countries, including Canada’s Olympic and Paralympic Marks Act ( OPMA ), have since followed suit....misleads or is likely to mislead the public” into believing: the person’s business, goods or services are approved, authorized or endorsed by an organizing committee, the Canadian Olympic Committee (“COC”) or the Canadian Paralympic...
 
   
Chicago champion Tirunesh Dibaba returns to Virgin Money London Marathon
 
 MarathonGuide.com     2018-02-06 kl. 22:33     632 words
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 23/01/2018 Tirunesh Dibaba is the first major name confirmed for the elite women's race at the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon.

The American Paralympic legend won on four consecutive visits to the British capital between 2013 and 2016.
 
   
Meet 'Soohorang': Pyeongchang's Mascot For The 2018 Winter Olympics
 
 Newsy     2018-02-06 kl. 22:30     320 words
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Meet Soohorang : this year's very cute and very fearsome mascot for the 2018 Winter Olympics. With a look inspired by white tigers, designers developed Soohorang with South Korean culture and lore in mind.

Take for example  Wenlock and Mandeville , the mascots for the 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics in London.

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IPC Announces 6 Fewer Events for Tokyo, Same Number of Athletes as Rio
 
 SwimSwam     2018-02-06 kl. 22:28     329 words
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By on SwimSwam The International Paralympic Committee announced in late January that competition at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic games will feature six fewer events than that of the 2016 Games, but will host the same number of total athletes.

By on SwimSwam The International Paralympic Committee announced in late January that competition at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic games will feature six fewer events than that of the 2016 Games, but will host the same number of total athletes.“For
 
   
Olympics: Pyeongchang ready to battle cold snap, norovirus
 
 Weather Network     2018-02-06 kl. 22:25     584 words
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, 12:36 PM - The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics are on track though organizers are battling the spread of a virus among staff and preparing to deal with

A man poses with the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and Paralympics mascots Soohorang and Bandabi at the beach in Goseong, South Korea, February 6, 2018.
 
   
Menswear designer kicks off NYFW with diverse model cast, including an amputee and a baby
 
 Yahoo! Singapore     2018-02-06 kl. 22:18     785 words
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It was only a matter of time before Men’s Fashion Week followed in the footsteps of Fashion Week when it comes to inclusivity .

Meanwhile, women’s fashion continues to strive for greater diversity. Fashion label Teatum Jones is known for casting paralympians and amputees, and the September 2017 New York Fashion Week was the most diverse one yet .

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UberAssist driver fined for denying ride to Paralympian
 
 CBC     2018-02-06 kl. 22:04     646 words
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Victoria Nolan says the driver abandoned her after seeing her guide dog An UberAssist driver who refused to pick up a blind Paralympian last year because of her service dog has been fined $250.

UberAssist driver fined for denying ride to Paralympian.... Victoria Nolan says the driver abandoned her after seeing her guide dog An UberAssist driver who refused to pick up a blind Paralympian last year because of her service dog has been fined...
 
   
As Winter Olympics draw near, South Korean Bishop maintains hope for peace with North Korea
 
 America Magazine     2018-02-06 kl. 22:03     1986 words
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President Trump used his State of the Union address on Jan. 30 to continue a war of words and tweets with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

He said the exercise, which involves thousands of U.S. and South Korean troops, would be conducted sometime after the Winter Paralympics, scheduled for March 8-18, following the Feb.
 
   
How Olympic Moguls Medalists Hannah Kearney And Bryon Wilson Helped Current Stars Jaelin Kauf And Brad Wilson
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-06 kl. 21:46     939 words
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By | Feb. 06, 2018, 3:18 p.m. (ET) Jaelin Kauf trains ahead of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 at the Bokwang Phoenix Snow Park on Feb. 6, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

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Two Days Out: Team USA’s Two Athletes With Strong Korean Ties
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-06 kl. 21:46     358 words
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By | Feb. 06, 2018, 2:24 p.m. (ET) For two members of Team USA, their time in PyeongChang will also allow for some family reunions.

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What was happening on this day in Ballarat? February 8
 
 Ballarat Courier     2018-02-06 kl. 21:09     1243 words
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What was happening on this exact day in years gone by in Ballarat? Well, now you can find out. Using our photo archives, we can take you back 15 years to find out who was making the pages of The Courier.

2013: Civic reception in honor of Ballarat's 2012 Olympians and Paralympians at the Town Hall.
 
   
Vancouver 2010 Cauldron will light up for the Winter Olympics this week
 
 Daily Hive - Vancouver     2018-02-06 kl. 21:00     228 words
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It has been nearly eight years since the Vancouver 2010 Cauldron was first lit by Wayne Gretzky after a rainy ride in the back of a pickup truck. This week, it will glow once again.

The Olympic Cauldron will be relit once more on March 17, from 5 to 7 pm, shortly before the Closing Ceremony for the Paralympic Games.... The Convention Centre, Cauldron, and facility district markers will glow red and white for the duration of the Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Physios aim to help Team GB boost winter Olympics medal haul
 
 The Chartered Society Of Physiotherapy     2018-02-06 kl. 20:48     1233 words
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Team GB medical team members try out the kit in their Olympic clinic.

I set up and ran the holding camp for Team GB at London 2012, before volunteering for LOCOG at the Paralympics.... What does your job with Team GB entail and will you also be working in the Paralympics?... The Olympics and Paralympics have two separate teams – so I will not be working at the Paralympics...
 
   
QCA Today: February 6, 2018
 
 River Cities Reader     2018-02-06 kl. 20:48     11323 words
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This feature collects articles published online by Quad Cities-area media outlets and by CapitolFax.com and the state-politics sections of the  Des Moines Register  and the  State Journal-Register .

 from  Argus / Dispatch 12:10 a.m.:  Davenport native goes for 2nd Paralympic gold in PyeongChang  from KWQC 12:00 a.m.:  DeVine, 90, named grand marshal of Grand Parade  from  Quad-City Times 12:00 a.m.:  DAILY RECORD: births, fire calls
 
   
How to stream the Winter Olympics opening ceremony this Friday
 
 HelloGiggles     2018-02-06 kl. 20:38     447 words
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If you’re a huge Olympics fan, then you’ll likely be tuning into the opening ceremony this Friday, February 9th.

Introducing the #TeamUSA Opening Ceremony uniforms for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, unveiled this morning on the @TODAYshow . pic.twitter.com/bYlQAaPOHf — Ralph Lauren (@RalphLauren) January 22, 2018.
 
   
Winter Olympics 2018: What’s the Hardest Move in Ice Dancing? Twizzles
 
 Wired News     2018-02-06 kl. 20:32     328 words
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Often, for non-athletes, watching the Olympics is an exercise in frustration. It’s just hours of gawking at extremely gifted competitors make very difficult things look very easy. The 2018 Winter Olympics will be no different.

At first. “Skiing is easier to learn, but harder to get good at,” says snowboarder Chloe Kim. “Snowboarding is hard to learn, but easier to get good at.” Watch US Olympians and Paralympians answer all of Twitter’s questions about the
 
   
Going to the Olympics? Beware of Eels
 
 SportsTravelMagazine.com     2018-02-06 kl. 20:03     337 words
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The U.S. Embassy in Seoul has issued a 33-page welcome guide to Olympic spectators and visiting media, and someone in the embassy would appear to have a sense of humor. Either that or Olympic visitors may want to watch out for eels.

Either that or Olympic visitors may want to watch out for eels.By and large, the guide itself is chock full of useful information for anyone who will make the journey to South Korea for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
 
   
A round-up of Big Game ads from automakers
 
 KPTM FOX 42     2018-02-06 kl. 20:00     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.
 
   
PyeongChang 2018: Dutch team named
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-06 kl. 19:43     171 words
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Bibian Mentel-Spee among nine confirmed for the Paralympic Winter Games The National Paralympic Committee (NPC) of the Netherlands have announced nine athletes heading to the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games set for 9-18 March.

PyeongChang 2018: Dutch team named. Bibian Mentel-Spee among nine confirmed for the Paralympic Winter Games The National Paralympic Committee (NPC) of the Netherlands have announced nine athletes heading to the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games...
 
   
Silvio Velo to climb highest mountain in the Americas
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-06 kl. 19:43     226 words
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Blind footballer to climb Aconcagua Mountain in his native Argentina Paralympic star Silvio Velo will face a new challenge outside the blind

Blind footballer to climb Aconcagua Mountain in his native Argentina Paralympic star Silvio Velo will face a new challenge outside the blind. ...football field as he decided to join a team of 12 Argentinian, Italian and Spanish athletes and
 
   
INAS launches search for hosts of 2023 Global Games
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-06 kl. 19:43     399 words
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Countries must submit expressions of interest by 30 April 2018 The International Federation for Athletes with Intellectual Impairments (INAS) has

The event always takes place in the year ahead of the Paralympic Games .... Many medallists have used the Global Games as a springboard, going onto make the podium at the Paralympics.... INAS President Marc Truffaut said: “The Global Games are our biggest, most prestigious event and one that is constantly growing in size and profile. “They act as the World Championships for each sport in that year and for the non-Paralympic...
 
   
Border Series To Be Paralympic Measuring Stick For Team USA
 
 USA Hockey     2018-02-06 kl. 19:28     228 words
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“I would compare the rivalry to the same kind of atmosphere as any bigger rivalry in other sports like Yankees-Red Sox or Lakers-Celtics,” said first-time Paralympian and New York state native, Luke McDermott . “Both teams have been very good for a while.

Border Series To Be Paralympic Measuring Stick For Team USA. “I would compare the rivalry to the same kind of atmosphere as any bigger rivalry in other sports like Yankees-Red Sox or Lakers-Celtics,” said first-time Paralympian and New York state
 
   
UK Sport looks forward to funding debate
 
 The Guardian     2018-02-06 kl. 19:25     572 words
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The organisation tries to allocate its funding as effectively as possible, says its chief executive officer Liz Nicholl.

Photograph: Issei Kato/Reuters Sean Ingle raises a fair question about the impact of our investment in Olympic and Paralympic sports (, 5 February).... One of the benefits of valuing all sports equally is that we have clear criteria that do not discriminate between Olympic and Paralympic...

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ETHS Runner With Disability Loses Appeal In IHSA Lawsuit
 
 Evanston Patch     2018-02-06 kl. 19:14     1540 words
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EVANSTON, IL — A federal appeals court upheld a judge's denial of an Evanston Township High School senior's request to create a para-ambulatory division for athletes at the state track meet.

John J. Tharp, Jr. to throw out a case brought by the father of a Paralympic athlete on behalf of his son.... Paralympic Trials he is "considered an elite athlete within the disabled athletic community," according to the court.
 
   
Monger tests Carlin F3 car
 
 Racer.com     2018-02-06 kl. 19:09     178 words
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Date: Tuesday, 06 February 2018 RACER Staff / Images by Billy Monger completed a British F3 test with Carlin on Tuesday, marking his first on-track appearance since losing both legs in a crash last year.

With the MSA's aid, he also recently helped overturn an FIA ruling preventing disabled athletes from participating in international single-seater competition.Ebrey/LAT.
 
   
Things to do in February Half Term
 
 Red Online     2018-02-06 kl. 19:02     1484 words
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Here's our pick of the best things to this February half term to keep the kids entertained...

Don't miss the brilliant new People Who Changed the World event, which will feature five-time Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds OBE as a guest speaker.
 
   
Para powerlifter takes on skeleton sport
 
 Posability     2018-02-06 kl. 19:01     237 words
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Skeleton is a terrifying sport to watch – the athlete’s faces are mere inches from the ice as they wiz around frozen tracks at speeds of up to 120kph.

Skeleton is a terrifying sport to watch – the athlete’s faces are mere inches from the ice as they wiz around frozen tracks at speeds of up to 120kph.It may be terrifying, but it’s nothing Paralympic gold medal winning Powerlifter Micky Yule
 
   
Paralympic champ wouldn’t undo tragic accident
 
 Similkameen Spotlight     2018-02-06 kl. 19:00     749 words
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Art Martens livingsignificantly.ca When the phone rang in my home last week and a congenial voice said, “Hello, this is Michelle Stilwell,” I instantly sensed her exceptional vitality.

Paralympic champ wouldn’t undo tragic accident....including six gold and one silver in the Sydney, Beijing, London and Rio de Janeiro Paralympics.... We are all responsible for our choices and decisions we make.” Michelle committed to training for Paralympic...

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On your marks, get set, go! The BPA Athletes Commission
 
 On Track Magazine     2018-02-06 kl. 18:58     234 words
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The voting is open for the new British Paralympic Association Athletes’ Commission. Here’s all you need to know. What is the BPA Athletes’ Commission?

The voting is open for the new British Paralympic Association Athletes’ Commission.... What is the BPA Athletes’ Commission?This advisory commission is made up of five current and retired Paralympic athletes and is in place to ensure athletes’ voices are...
 
   
Loughborough and EIS renew Paralympic research project
 
 On Track Magazine     2018-02-06 kl. 18:58     177 words
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Tweet on Twitter British Tokyo 2020 hopefuls received a boost this week after the English Institute of Sport and the Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport renewed their Memorandum of Understanding for the 2020 cycle.

Loughborough and EIS renew Paralympic research project....the EIS and Loughborough to utilise applied research and professional development to grow Paralympic performance programmes heading into Tokyo 2020.... The EIS welcomed Harvard graduate and seven-time Paralympic...
 
   
Coach praises players after determined effort
 
 Stratford Observer     2018-02-06 kl. 18:54     418 words
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COACH Tom Masterson declared himself proud of the Warwickshire Bears Women’s team after a gruelling weekend of action in the second round of British Wheelchair Basketball Women’s League fixtures.

The next encounter against Worcester Wolves saw Bears come up against Jordanna Bartlett, who had represented Great Britain in the last Paralympics, and there was no disgrace in a 37-20 defeat.
 
   
North Korea Is Attending The Winter Olympics In South Korea — But What Happens After?
 
 BuzzFeed     2018-02-06 kl. 18:52     595 words
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World The upcoming games have caused a thaw in relations on the Korean peninsula. But it's not clear that it will last after the torch is extinguished.

You know when you get to April 1, and the Olympics and Paralympics are over, it’s back to the joint military exercises,” said John Delury, a professor at Yonsei University in South Korea. “That sort of sends us back to 2017.” South Korean

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OPINION: In support of today’s and tomorrow’s Olympic and Paralympic dreamers
 
 ChampionNewspaper.com     2018-02-06 kl. 18:51     373 words
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During recent weekends when Georgians’ hearts and minds were hinged on the outcome of national and college football competitions and the upcoming Super Bowl LII on Feb.

OPINION: In support of today’s and tomorrow’s Olympic and Paralympic dreamers.... Those games are followed by the XII Paralympic Winter Games, also in Pyeongchang March 9-18.
 
   
A round-up of Big Game ads from automakers 1 day ago
 
 Fox49.Tv     2018-02-06 kl. 18:40     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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Skoubo preparing to lead Danish charge as lone female at IWRF World Championship in Sydney
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-02-06 kl. 18:34     328 words
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Denmark's Sofie Skoubo believes her side have the qualities to beat the best as she prepares to be the lone female on her country's squad for this year's International Wheelchair Rugby Federation World Championship in Sydney.

She is one of a number of players selected as part of a concerted effort to rebuild a squad which failed to qualify for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.... "As we are the underdogs at the Worlds, I believe we have an element of surprise," Skoubo said to the International Paralympic...
 
   
Athletics | Men's 1500m - T20 Final | Rio 2016 Paralympic Games
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-06 kl. 18:33     116 words
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Gold: BRANNIGAN Michael Silver: PEK Daniel Bronze: NASIRI BAZANJANI Peyman Start lists 1 MORRIS Steve Great Britain 2 BRANNIGAN Michael United

T20 Final | Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.... For more information on the Rio 2016 Paralympic Game, please visit http://www.paralympic.org/rio-2016 Like us: https://www.facebook.com/Paralympics and follow us: https://www.twitter.com/paralympics.
 
   
Olympic skating siblings Maia and Alex Shibutani were practically born on the ice
 
 Interview Magazine     2018-02-06 kl. 18:29     799 words
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COLLAGE BY  MAXWELL N. BURNSTEIN . In the lead up to the  Winter Olympics  in PyeongChang on February 8, 2018, we will be introducing 10 young athletes who will be stealing America’s hearts and standing on the podium.

THE PARALYMPICS START ON MARCH 9, 2018.
 
   
Meet Danelle Umstead, the Olympian Mom Who Skis Blind
 
 She Knows     2018-02-06 kl. 18:23     1224 words
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_ Every time the Olympics rolls around, we find ourselves sitting in silent awe, watching amazing women athletes whose bodies accomplish unfathomable feats of strength, agility and endurance.

Umstead made her Paralympic debut at the 2010 Winter Games, skiing with her husband, Rob Umstead, as her sighted guide; the pair communicate on the slopes via Bluetooth headset.... He loves the team and is a huge fan of Paralympic sports.
 
   
Badminton: All England Championships 2018 to be broadcast live on BBC Sport
 
 BBC     2018-02-06 kl. 18:22     167 words
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Every day of the 2018 All England Championships will be broadcast live on BBC Sport's digital platforms. The deal follows the BBC's commitment to broadcast 1,000 extra hours of live sport a year online .

Badminton was one of five sports to lose all its funding for the next Olympic and Paralympic cycle despite Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge winning a bronze medal at Rio 2016.

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2018 Winter Olympics: TV times for schedule highlights
 
 Africa-News.info     2018-02-06 kl. 18:21     3270 words
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This year NBC, in addition to its usual prime-time package, is streaming or broadcasting every event live. PyeongChang is 14 hours ahead of the U.S.

Freestyle Skiing—men’s halfpipe (9:30 p.m. EST) Wise could repeat as Olympic champion, and then watch his sister Christy, 31, compete in the Paralympics a few weeks later.

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Winter Olympics tourism: 10 places to live your sports dreams
 
 CNN     2018-02-06 kl. 18:14     2116 words
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(CNN) — We've waited four long years. At last, the Winter Olympics are here.

United in Spirit. The exhibit not only marks the 30th anniversary of the Games in Calgary -- the first ever Winter Olympics held in Canada -- but also celebrates five Olympic and four Paralympic athletes competing in this year's Winter Games.

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ATOS : Evolution in the Atos Management Team
 
 Nasdaq     2018-02-06 kl. 18:03     541 words
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- Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, announces that at the occasion of its yearly Group General Management Meeting held today in Paris

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.

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Upsets and redemption victories in Vuokatti
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-06 kl. 17:46     606 words
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Skarstein and Modin claim first wins of the season at final World Cup Birgit Skarstein of Norway staged a major upset in the women’s sitting middle distance race as she claimed her first World Cup gold of the season.

His victory in the middle distance event in Vuokatti was the first gold medal for Modin this season and a much needed confidence booster as he goes for his first Paralympic gold medal at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games next month.
 
   
The Unbreakable Spirit of American Paralympians is Embodied in These Artifacts
 
 Smithsonian Magazine     2018-02-06 kl. 17:45     1695 words
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By now few should be unaware that the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics begin this Friday and continue through February 25—as the dates draw near, excitement across the U.S. and the world is nearing a fever pitch.

The Unbreakable Spirit of American Paralympians is Embodied in These Artifacts....are the Paralympic Games , which will be held just two weeks later (March 8 to March 18) in the same South Korean locale.... For those not familiar with the Paralympics, they...
 
   
A round-up of Big Game ads from automakers 23 hours ago
 
 Fox56.com     2018-02-06 kl. 17:41     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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BEF appoints Nick Fellows as Chief Executive
 
 British Dressage     2018-02-06 kl. 17:31     444 words
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15:49 The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Fellows as its new Chief Executive.

The BEF, along with its member bodies, has a great track record of winning medals at major events, including the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and is rightly regarded as one of the leading equestrian nations. “My experience of working with the
 
   
Youth Pathway Coaching Programme
 
 British Dressage     2018-02-06 kl. 17:31     493 words
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15:55 Last week, Sophie Wells, Janet Horswill, Jo Swain, Hannah Biggs and Charlie Hutton joined coaches from British Eventing and British Showjumping for the first workshop of the inaugural British Equestrian Federation (BEF) .

collaboration with the equestrian Olympic and Paralympic disciplines and funded by Sport England, the Youth Pathway Coaching Programme is a new programme for the BEF and has been designed to give coaches currently working within the youth pathways
 
   
Agents say 2018 Olympics ‘very lean’ for athlete endorsements
 
 TSN     2018-02-06 kl. 17:23     1519 words
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Canadian women’s national hockey team forward Meghan Agosta zipped around the streets of her Montreal neighbourhood in a black BMW 325i convertible during the months before the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

During the Sochi Games, Procter & Gamble promoted ties to 11 Canadian Olympic athletes, including Agosta and NHL player John Tavares, and Paralympic athlete Greg Westlake, a sledge hockey player.... Toyota spokesman Michael Bouliane said Toyota has hired Canadian Olympic and Paralympic...

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Rostock to hold IBSA Goalball European A Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-02-06 kl. 17:22     211 words
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Rostock has been selected as the host of the 2019 International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Goalball European A Championships.

for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.... Hosts Japan, the top three nations at the World Championships and four regional qualifiers will take eight places at the Paralympics in men's and women's competitions.... Paralympic champions Lithuania won the...
 
   
To win with kids, start with mom
 
 Dairy Foods     2018-02-06 kl. 17:22     487 words
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Kids love milk — and, according to the latest research from MilkPEP, many of them would drink more of it if it were offered.

Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls with the next generation of athletes, engaging social media content is helping us show moms that greatness is “Built, Not Born.”4 The current retail environment presents another challenge as we continue

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IOC announces Olympic reforms
 
 Business Standard India     2018-02-06 kl. 17:21     293 words
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday announced an ambitious set of 118 reforms, in the name of "The New Norm", to re-imagine how the Olympic Games are delivered. The plan was presented to the membership of the IOC at its 132nd session.

According to the IOC, the plan presents 118 measures of revised services and requirements that could lead to maximum savings of hundreds of millions of dollars in the organization of Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Studentischer Mitarbeiter (m/w) für Marketing Team gesucht
 
 GLOBALGAP     2018-02-06 kl. 17:08     948 words
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GLOBALG.A.P. NewsLatest news Ben Horsbrugh to join GLOBALG.A.P.

https://www.globalgap.org/uk_en/media-events/news/articles/Japanese-Shihoro-High-School-Implements-GLOBAL.G.A.P.-Certification/ Japanese version As GLOBALG.A.P. has been recognized as the Best Practice Standard for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic