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Kvinnor föredrar vinter-OS framför fotbolls-VM
 
 MyNewsdesk     2018-02-08 kl. 08:34     325 words
 
Pressmeddelande * Feb 08, 2018 08:34 CET Fotbolls-VM är den sporthändelse som flest svenskar ser fram emot i år. Bland äldre och bland kvinnor är intresset dock större för det kommande vinter-OS.

Juniorvärldsmästerskapet i ishockey i USA 2% Paralympiska vinterspelen i Pyeongchang i Sydkorea 1% Ryder cup i Frankrike 1% Wimbledon 1% Allsvenskan i fotboll 1% VM i e-sport i Taiwan 1% Elitloppet 0% Tveksam/vet ej 29% Om
 
   
De Förenta Nationerna uppmanar till respekt för den olympiska freden
 
 UNRIC     2018-02-07 kl. 11:36     181 words
 
7.2.2018 - FN:s generalsekreterare António Guterres uppmanar alla att respektera den olympiska freden under de olympiska vinterspelen 2018 som startar i Pyeongchang på fredag den 9 februari.

De olympiska och paralympiska spelen är arenan för världens största bedrifter inom sporten, och det bästa av mänskligheten.... Jag uppmanar alla parter i konflikt att observera den olympiska freden under år 2018 olympiska och paralympiska spel.
 
   
Norge skickar stora mängder astmamedicin till OS
 
 SVT Nyheter     2018-02-07 kl. 11:17     395 words
 
Publicerad: för 2 timmar sedan Uppdaterad: för 17 minuter sedan Norge skickar 6 000 doser med astmamedicin till vinter-OS i Pyeongchang, en mängd som är flera gånger större än vad Sverige skickar.

Norge förklarar att man har med sig den höga dosen astmamedicin för att täcka nödsituationer och att det även ska räcka över Paralympics.
 
   
6Nations1Team - möjliggör bättre sport för för
 
 Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet     2018-02-07 kl. 10:19     534 words
 
6Nations1Team är ett unikt samarbete mellan de nordiska länderna - Sverige, Norge, Danmark, Finland, Island och Färöarna - för att öka möjligheterna för individen att hitta sin sport och sitt bästa sammanhang både som bredd- och elitidrottare.

Uppdaterad: 2018-02-07 11:19. Tillsammans med alla parasport-organisationer i Norden jobbar Parasport Sverige för att alla oavsett förutsättningar ska kunna idrotta i alla skeden av livet.... Finlands första talangdag för paraidrottare ordnade Finlands Paralympiska...
 
   
De vill att datorspelare ska få tävla i OS
 
 Sveriges Radio P1     2018-02-06 kl. 16:29     71 words
 
Borde dataspel - eller e-sport som det kallas - bli en officiell gren i OS? Frågan har blivit aktuell i samband med OS i Pyeongchang. Frankrike har sagt sig vara positiv till att inkludera dataspel i Sommar-OS i Paris 2024.

Debatt mellan David Lega, kristdemokratiskt kommunalråd i Göteborg och tidigare paralympier, samt Andjela Kusmuk, krönikor och e-sportare.
 
   
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[PyeongChang 2018] Cold weather ‘no challenge’ for athletes
 
 Korea Herald     2018-02-08 kl. 08:08     623 words
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Even the icy chill of PyeongChang’s temperatures comes as no shock to cold sports athletes who have been training for years under freezing conditions, according to officials of teams from abroad just a day before the Feb. 9 opening ceremony.

competitions in the weekend, and not because of the cold weather for sure.” Dipping down to minus 20 degrees Celsius at night in Gangwon Province recently, where the Olympic and Paralympic Games are to take place until March 18, frigid conditions

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Top five torch lighting moments from Olympic opening ceremonies
 
 Yahoo! Sports UK and Ireland     2018-02-08 kl. 08:03     997 words
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They have become rather garish, extravagant occasions, the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games.

But it didn’t keep him from becoming a paralympic archer for Spain, and it didn’t keep him from being one of 200 potential archers to put an incredible finishing touch on the Barcelona Opening Ceremony, where rather than simply light the torch
 
   
Quadruple The Fun Nathan Chen Discusses Olympic Plans Expectations And Competition
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-08 kl. 07:49     1410 words
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By | Feb. 08, 2018, 12:47 a.m. (ET) Nathan Chen competes in the men's free skate at the 2018 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships on Jan. 6, 2018 in San Jose, Calif.

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N Korea stages military parade before Pyeongchang Games
 
 Ani News     2018-02-08 kl. 07:37     454 words
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Seoul [ South Korea ], Feb 8 (ANI): North Korea on Thursday staged a military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of its armed forces' day before the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics begins on Friday.

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

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Why Asian blind chess champion Kishan Gangolli is contemplating to quit the game
 
 Mid Day     2018-02-08 kl. 07:29     502 words
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Despite picking up numerous accolades, current Asian blind chess champion Kishan Gangolli is contemplating quitting the game to seek employment

"While I am happy that the Indian government is recognising all paralympic sports and blind cricket too, it's unfortunate that blind chess is not appreciated.
 
   
Mainichi Shimbun preview of Japan's hopes at 2018 Winter Olympics
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2018-02-08 kl. 07:29     591 words
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With just one day left until the start of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Feb. 9, Mainichi Shimbun journalist Yoshihiro Ezure offers a preview of Japan's hopes and expectations at the tournament and beyond.

The upcoming games will also be a springboard for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.... Beyond the Pyeongchang Olympics, there is of course the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo.

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Meryl Davis Previews The Figure Skating Competition At The 2018 Winter Olympics
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-08 kl. 06:59     1553 words
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By | Feb. 07, 2018, 11:16 p.m. (ET) Meryl Davis and Charlie White celebrate with their gold medals at the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014 on Feb. 18, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

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Meet The Curling Siblings Who Hope Their Relationship On And Off The Ice Propels Them To Olympic Gold
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-08 kl. 06:59     735 words
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By | Feb. 07, 2018, 11:48 p.m. (ET) Becca and Matt Hamilton deliver a stone against Olympic Athletes of Russia at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 8, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

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WADA President does not rule out RUSADA suspension remaining until Tokyo 2020
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-02-08 kl. 06:51     642 words
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World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie has refused to rule out the prospect of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) remaining non-compliant until the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Sir Craig hopes that RUSADA's suspension will be lifted by Tokyo 2020 - but did not say it will definitely happen © Russian suspensions introduced by the International Association of Athletics Federations and the International Paralympic
 
   
Para-athlete Sakina Khatun writes to PM Modi over CWG inclusion
 
 Ani News     2018-02-08 kl. 06:36     584 words
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New Delhi [India], Feb 8 (ANI): Para powerlifter Sakina Khatun , who has not been included in the Indian contingent to represent the country at the

The para powerlifter further informed PM Modi that she had repeatedly requested the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) for the inclusion of her name in the CWG, but nothing had happened in the matter so far.

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Russia was banned from the Winter Olympics. It still showed up in full force
 
 Yahoo! Sports UK and Ireland     2018-02-08 kl. 06:30     924 words
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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – Team USA opened the 2018 Winter Olympics by defeating Russia 9-3 in mixed-doubles curling here Thursday morning.

Russia was banned from these Olympics because it first systematically doped its athletes – even its Paralympic athletes – at the 2014 Sochi Games and then created an elaborate system to hide it.... They even cheated the Paralympics which should be...

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Japanese startups race to launch paying by fingerprint
 
 Nikkei Asian Review     2018-02-08 kl. 06:17     559 words
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TOKYO -- For a country so used to dealing in cash, it may come as something of a shock in Japan when people no longer even need to get their wallets out to pay for something.

The Japanese government is working to expand the availability of cardless payment to all popular tourist locations in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, and the race to develop secure payment methods is set to intensify even
 
   
Erin Hamlin On Being Team USA’s Opening Ceremony Flag Bearer: “That’s The Epitome Of Being An Olympian”
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-08 kl. 06:09     647 words
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By | Feb. 07, 2018, 10:53 p.m. (ET) Erin Hamlin poses for a portrait at the Team USA Media Summit ahead of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Sept. 25, 2017 in Park City, Utah.  PYEONGCHANG, South Korea -- When U.S.

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Cyclist help for Paralympians
 
 The Birmingham Press     2018-02-08 kl. 06:06     358 words
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Bournville employee cycles 960 miles to raise funds for British Paralympic Association.

Cyclist help for Paralympians.... Bournville employee cycles 960 miles to raise funds for British Paralympic Association.A Bournville employee from Mondel?z International has helped to raise more than £18,000 for the British Paralympic Association after...
 
   
Biggest Misconceptions About Paralympic Athletes
 
 NewsR.in     2018-02-08 kl. 05:59     18 words
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‘We work just as hard. We work side-by-side.’ — These are the biggest misconceptions about Paralympic athletes.

Biggest Misconceptions About Paralympic Athletes. ‘We work just as hard.... We work side-by-side.’ — These are the biggest misconceptions about Paralympic athletes.
 
   
Olympic Downtown Celebration happening Friday in Colorado Springs
 
 KOAA.com     2018-02-08 kl. 05:47     207 words
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COLORADO SPRINGS - The City of Colorado Springs and KOAA 5 will be kicking off the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics Friday evening in downtown Colorado Springs. From 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Korean performances – dance, music, drumming and sports Performances by the Jubilee Ensemble Comcast Activation Area Sport demonstration and booths Olympic and Paralympic autographs Snowmobile Jumpers Kids activities Warming Stations in the
 
   
Tokyo Officials Say 2020 Olympic Venue Construction on Schedule
 
 Engineering News-Record     2018-02-08 kl. 05:44     693 words
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Feb. 07 --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.

It will also host Paralympic aquatic events.... Ariake Arena , which will host volleyball at the Olympics and wheelchair basketball at the Paralympics, is another venue that was not given the green light until December 2016 , following a review of...
 
   
Living Beauty: (dis)ABLED BEAUTY brings faculty, students together to talk about disability
 
 Central Michigan Life     2018-02-08 kl. 04:44     1135 words
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Stacey Lim was born with profound hearing loss. She’s used hearing aids her whole life. When she turned 18 she received a cochlear implant.

There will also be a pair of Nike LeBron FlyEase sneakers, which were designed for disabled athletes.
 
   
Nathan Chen, Knierims To Represent Team USA In Figure Skating Team Event Short Programs
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-08 kl. 04:29     469 words
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By | Feb. 07, 2018, 9:45 p.m. (ET) With the beginning of the figure skating team event in PyeongChang just hours away, Team USA is beginning to take shape. The U.S.

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Florida artist paints Olympic goalie masks
 
 NewsRepublican.com     2018-02-08 kl. 04:22     613 words
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Jason Livery is one of only a handful of people worldwide who specialize in painting goalies' masks By Heather OsbourneGatehouse Media Florida NICEVILLE, Fla. — The U.S.

In addition to the Winter Olympics, Livery also is painting goalie masks for the Paralympic Games’ U.S. sled hockey team. “The goalies for the sled hockey team either have one leg or both legs amputated,” he said. “I got to watch them
 
   
The Olympic green makeover
 
 Conversation CA     2018-02-08 kl. 04:00     1357 words
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Every couple of years, billions of dollars flow into an Olympic host city and its environs for the construction of enormous stadiums, guest hotels and athlete accommodations.

The 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Vancouver generated about 278 kt of greenhouse gases between 2005 and 2010.

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Conversation CA (web)
 
   
TeamSG basks in community spirit at Heartbeat@Bedok launch
 
 Active SG     2018-02-08 kl. 03:46     754 words
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By Wong Jeng Teng From group workouts, performances, to educational booths, Heartbeat@Bedok was bustling with activity on Sunday as some 4,000 people, including our TeamSG athletes, gathered for the integrated lifestyle hub’s official opening day.

inclusiveness. A lot of people were here today, they were very curious,” said Jovin, a four-time Paralympian.
 
   
From NHHS drum major to Olympic Games: Steve Boyd makes it big
 
 HERALD-MAIL Online     2018-02-08 kl. 03:36     480 words
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Who knew that Steve Boyd's time as a drum major at North Hagerstown High School would lead to the Olympics? Boyd's work of directing where members of the North Hagerstown High School Hub Band would go in formation stuck with the Hagerstown native.

Boyd has worked on Olympic games dating to Barcelona in 1992, Special Olympics, Paralympics and the 2015 Dubai World Cup, and is creative director of "Kynren:

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HERALD-MAIL Online (web)
 
   
2018 Winter Olympics set to begin against the backdrop of warm words and cold politics
 
 Conversation AU     2018-02-08 kl. 03:28     925 words
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Mega sporting events are always heavily infused with politics, but the impending Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, have almost been buried in a geopolitical avalanche.

suddenly complicated by its belated decision to take part in the Olympics and, for the first time, in the Winter Paralympics .... This global inequality is exacerbated in the Paralympics, where expensive, sophisticated technological and other support is...
 
   
Preparing for PyeongChang: How Channel 4 Will Bring the Paralympics to UK Screens
 
 4RFV.com     2018-02-08 kl. 02:57     818 words
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Home > About Clear-Com > News and Stories > 2018 News Archive February 07, 2018 - Intercom systems used for event productions during live medical procedures ...

How Channel 4 Will Bring the Paralympics to UK Screens.
 
   
Erin Hamlin Selected As Team USA’s Flag Bearer For PyeongChang 2018
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-08 kl. 02:50     541 words
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By | Feb. 07, 2018, 8:01 p.m. (ET) PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – Erin Hamlin, four-time Olympian and Olympic bronze medalist, has been selected as

Olympic and Paralympic teams since 2008, Ralph Lauren provides iconic parade uniforms and an inspired commemorative apparel collection to Team USA.
 
   
UC athletes look for gold in Pyeongchang
 
 UC Newswire     2018-02-08 kl. 02:49     693 words
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Cheer them on Feb. 9: Pyeongchang opening ceremonies Feb. 19: Brita Sigourney competes in the lady’s freestyle ski Feb. 23: Carlo Valdes competes in four-man bobsled See the full Olympic Schedule here .

Wrestling and judo will be held at Pauley Pavilion, and the campus will reprise its role as the home of the Olympic Village for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.UC Newsroom.
 
   
Do Winter Olympic Coaches Get Medals? They Put A Lot Of Work Into Winning, Too
 
 Bustle     2018-02-08 kl. 02:44     566 words
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After two unsuccessful bids to host the Winter Olympics, South Korea is finally hosting the Games this year. The Winter Olympics promise to be an important event on the world stage, particularly because North Korea is planning to send a delegation.

The U.S.O.C. holds a medal ceremony for Olympic and Paralympic coaches in order to mark the distribution of the Order of Ikkos.
 
   
Cheer for the Okanagan athletes competing at the PyeongChang Olympics
 
 Vernon Morning Star     2018-02-08 kl. 02:28     769 words
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Team Canada has nominated 225 athletes, and 63 of those athletes, a remarkable 28 per cent, have a connection to B.C. The number of B.C.

Salmon Arm: Natalie Wilkie – Paralympic nordic skiing.... Related: Wilkie committed to Paralympic dreams. kristi.patton@pentictonwesternnews.com Like us on.

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New site offers real-time Pyeongchang weather
 
 Korea.net     2018-02-08 kl. 02:18     183 words
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The PyeongChang 2018 Smart Weather Service, launched on Feb. 5 by the Korea Meteorological Administration, allows Olympic-goers to check weather forecasts in the PyeongChang Olympic host cities.

This service is available in Korean and English until March 18, when the PyeongChang Paralympic Games come to an end. eykim86@korea.kr.
 
   
Blind triathlete teaches others to race for the gold
 
 Bend Bulletin     2018-02-08 kl. 02:16     1100 words
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By Pam Kragen The SAN DIEGO — Five years ago, Encinitas, California, resident Amy Dixon pulled herself out of a depressive funk over losing her vision by signing up for her first triathlon.

Dixon said this was important because disabled athletes don’t attract as many sponsors as their able-bodied peers.... She supports her racing career and Paralympics quest through sponsors, public speaking events and advocacy work for the vision...
 
   
All England Championships To Air On BBC Sport's Digital Platforms
 
 Sports Business Daily     2018-02-08 kl. 02:11     204 words
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Gabby and Chris Adcock are Team GB's best hope for a badminton medal at Tokyo 2020. Photo: getty images Every day of the 2018 All England Championships will be broadcast live on BBC Sport's digital platforms.

Badminton was one of five sports to lose all its funding for the next Olympic and Paralympic cycle.
 
   
U.N. agencies take advantage of Olympics to promote sustainable development
 
 Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies     2018-02-08 kl. 02:05     1076 words
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SEOUL, Feb. 8 (Yonhap) -- While athletes gather in PyeongChang to pursue their dreams of Olympic glory, U.N.

Lee Hee-beom, head of the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympics & Paralympic Games, said PyeongChang has its sights set on "sustainable" Olympics.

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North Korea to hold military parade ahead of Winter Olympics
 
 BBC     2018-02-08 kl. 01:06     389 words
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North Korea is due to hold its 70th anniversary military parade, a day ahead of the Winter Olympics in South Korea. Pyongyang's annual parade, marking the founding of its armed forces, has been held in April for 40 years.

Under the truce, which begins seven days before the opening of the Winter Games and runs until the seventh day after the closing of the Winter Paralympics, all UN member states are urged to stop all hostilities.

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Report: North Korea's military parade to include fighters jets, artillery
 
 UPI     2018-02-08 kl. 00:51     376 words
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Feb. 7 (UPI) -- The easing of tensions that has come with détente between North and South Korea may hit a bump in the road on Thursday, when Pyongyang holds a large-scale military parade. The parade is expected to start at about 10 a.m.

8. Pyongyang has stayed away from missile provocations and nuclear tests since reconciling with Seoul for the duration of the Winter Games and the March Paralympics.

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Politics Are Center Stage at a South Korean Olympics
 
 New Yorker     2018-02-08 kl. 00:44     1277 words
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In 1986, two years before Seoul, South Korea, hosted the Summer Olympics, the filmmaker Kim Dong-won embedded himself with the people of Sanggye-dong,

The U.S., meanwhile, has agreed to delay joint military exercises with South Korea until the Olympic and Paralympic Games conclude, and North Korea appears to have refrained from conducting further missile tests.
 
   
Hand warmer in PyeongChang Olympics
 
 Donga.com     2018-02-08 kl. 00:41     454 words
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Although mostly favored by camp-goers now, a hot water-bottle used to be a winter essential for every household in the past.

It is hard to estimate how many hand warmers would be sold during the Olympics and the Paralympics, but this writer hopes for more hand warmers to be sold during the events.
 
   
You'll be able to watch the best parts of the Olympics straight from Snapchat (SNAP, FB)
 
 Business Insider UK     2018-02-08 kl. 00:28     51 words
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A South Korean boy uses mobile phone at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games PR booth on January 5, 2018 in Seoul, South Korea. North Korea accepted a proposal to hold talks with South Korea on Jan.

A South Korean boy uses mobile phone at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games PR booth on January 5, 2018 in Seoul, South Korea.

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Gender fluid models, an amputee, and a baby are the latest in NYFW’s inclusive model cast
 
 Yahoo! Style UK     2018-02-08 kl. 00:24     1155 words
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It was only a matter of time before New York Men’s Fashion Week followed in the footsteps of Fashion Week when it comes to inclusivity . The fall 2018 Fashion Week: Men’s got off to a great start thanks to a handful of labels.

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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You’ll be able to watch the best parts of the Olympics straight from Snapchat
 
 Business Insider Malaysia     2018-02-08 kl. 00:22     534 words
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caption A South Korean boy uses mobile phone at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games PR booth on January 5, 2018 in Seoul, South Korea. North Korea accepted a proposal to hold talks with South Korea on Jan.

You’ll be able to watch the best parts of the Olympics straight from Snapchat. caption A South Korean boy uses mobile phone at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games PR booth on January 5, 2018 in Seoul, South Korea.

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One Day Out From The Winter Olympics – And There’s Only One Team USA
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-08 kl. 00:20     436 words
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By | Feb. 07, 2018, 5:17 p.m. (ET) There’s just one day remaining until the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, and with that we look at the athletes who make up the one and only Team USA.  Once again, the U.S.

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From Summer To Winter: How Did Athletes From Southern States Find Winter Sports?
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-08 kl. 00:20     1019 words
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By | Feb. 07, 2018, 4:48 p.m. (ET) Paralympic Nordic Skiier Oksana Masters poses for a portrait at the Team USA Media Summit ahead of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Sept. 25, 2017 in Park City, Utah.

07, 2018, 4:48 p.m. (ET) Paralympic Nordic Skiier Oksana Masters poses for a portrait at the Team USA Media Summit ahead of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Sept.... Several athletes who grew up in warm climes are competing at the Olympic and Paralympic...

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US Olympic Team (web)
 
   
Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay bypasses Macarthur
 
 Camden Advertiser     2018-02-08 kl. 00:15     531 words
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Macarthur residents could be forgiven for thinking organisers of the Commowealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay did everything they could to avoid the region.

Paul Nunnari was a Paralympic Games and Bronwyn Eagles (hammer throw) was a silver medalist (at the 2002 Commonwealth Games),” he said.

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News Scan for Feb 07, 2018
 
 Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy     2018-02-07 kl. 23:56     462 words
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WHO issues health advisory ahead of South Korea Olympic Games In a joint statement today the World Health Organization (WHO) and South Korean health

and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang.
 
   
African-American Read-In
 
 ONYXMagazine.com     2018-02-07 kl. 23:47     137 words
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Tweet on Twitter Orlando Public Library Sunday, February 11, 2 – 4 p.m. Celebrate African-American literature in poetry, story, and song, performed by local luminaries in conjunction with the 28th Annual National  .

April Holmes Paralympic Athlete. …and many more!
 
   
Marijuana, Transgender Troops And Threesomes: Films To Look Forward To At SXSW 2018
 
 Forward     2018-02-07 kl. 23:47     1091 words
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Mike Windle/ for SXSW Each year, Austin, Texas strains its infrastructure and its AirBNB capacity to host SXSW, a gargantuan mix of trendy conferences and festivals focused on film, music and interactive media.

The director’s 2005 documentary “Murderball” followed the U.S. and Canadian teams in the lead-up to the 2004 paralympic games’ full-contact wheelchair rugby tournament; his 2011 drama “Monogamy,” which starred Rashida Jones, observed the
 
   
Winter Olympics opening ceremony's $100M stadium to be used just 4 times
 
 FOXBusiness.com     2018-02-07 kl. 23:43     357 words
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Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium in South Korea will likely be the most-watched sports venue in the world on Friday night during the opening ceremony for the 2018 Winter Games, but the costly arena won’t be around for long.

The stadium, which cost $100 million to construct and was finished in late 2017, will be used for just four events – the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2018 Winter Olympics in February and Paralympic Winter Games in March.
 
   
Can You Volunteer To Work At The Olympic Village? The Deadlines To Sign Up Are Long Before The Games
 
 Bustle     2018-02-07 kl. 23:36     737 words
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If it up were up to me, we would jump past the Superbowl entirely and skip right ahead to the Winter Olympics in Feb. 2018. I know, I know — no one actually said that I had to choose just one of the two sporting events.

Several thousand of the volunteers will be dispatched to the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games , which will take place in PyeongChang between Mar.... Per a document entitled " Volunteering Strategy for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 ," found on...

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The Winter Olympics political backdrop: In 100 and 500 words
 
 BBC     2018-02-07 kl. 23:31     693 words
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It is not unusual for the Olympic Games to take place with a heated political backdrop. But these Winter Olympics, in the mountainous Pyeongchang region of South Korea, are happening in particularly intriguing circumstances.

The Winter Olympic Games and Paralympic Games are taking place in a country still technically at war with its neighbour, which is only 80km (50 miles) from the Games venue.
 
   
Red, White & Blue: Why Red Gerard Could Follow Sage Kotsenburg As Team USA’s Next Slopestyle Medalist
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-07 kl. 23:30     822 words
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By | Feb. 07, 2018, 4:48 p.m. (ET) Red Gerard poses for a portrait on April 29, 2017 in West Hollywood, Calif. PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Red Gerard has yet to graduate from high school.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “My mom just loved it , and she wanted to move,” Gerard said. “My mom had like a midlife crisis.
 
   
Bobsled Teammate And Husband Nic Taylor Is Ultimate Teammate As Elana Meyers Taylor Goes For Gold
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-07 kl. 23:30     998 words
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By | Feb. 07, 2018, 4:24 p.m. (ET) Elana Meyers Taylor and Nic Taylor pose at Team Processing ahead of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 3, 2018 in Seoul, South Korea.

Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more. “When we’re at a hotel, usually the hotel provides food, but when we’re at Airbnb’s one of us has to do the cooking,” she said. “He
 
   
Host Your Own Stay-at-Home Olympics
 
 Chicago Athlete     2018-02-07 kl. 23:22     505 words
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The 2018 Pyeongchang, South Korea Winter Olympics are Feb. 9 – 25, and the Paralympics are March 9-18. Kids love the Games, and everyone can feel inspired by the athletes’ skill and determination.

9 – 25, and the Paralympics are March 9-18.... Watch parties. Although not active movement, popping some popcorn and watching the Olympics/Paralympics can be a fun family activity.... By watching some of the contests together, you can show your kids that you value Olympic/Paralympic...
 
   
Park City Ice Arena Zamboni driver will polish Olympic ice in Pyeongchang
 
 Park Record     2018-02-07 kl. 23:17     1098 words
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It's hard to tell where life will take you. Just ask Mike Diersen.

Klement said that Diersen would also be the only one of eight drivers to remain after the Olympics and help prepare the Gangnueng Hockey Center and its practice rink for the Paralympics in March.
 
   
Rosie DiManno: Pyeongchang braces for threats on its Winter Olympics
 
 Toronto Star Online     2018-02-07 kl. 23:07     1383 words
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And yet the greatest threat to the XXIII Winter Games could be a stealth malware worm hiding from sight, invading a country’s technological intestines.

The Pyeongchang Olympics organizing committee (POCOG) hired a private cybersecurity contractor to protect crucial infrastructure during the Games and the Paralympics in March, some 500 personnel given responsibility to operate X-ray screening

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Cold Olympic Games begin on planet's hottest spot
 
 USA TODAY     2018-02-07 kl. 22:45     667 words
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Forget about giving North Korea a 'bloody nose' and allow time for sanctions to work: Our view For at least the next several weeks, the revelry of

Americans grumbled at being left on the sidelines but agreed to postpone joint annual military exercises until at least after the Winter Paralympics end on March 18.

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PyeongChang Olympics: a new cornerstone for peace and prosperity
 
 News Central Asia     2018-02-07 kl. 22:41     678 words
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By Admin Shamshad Akhtar All eyes are on the 23 rd Olympic Winter Games and 12 th Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang this February.

By Admin Shamshad Akhtar All eyes are on the 23 rd Olympic Winter Games and 12 th Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang this February.Top athletes will carry their national flags in an opening ceremony which has come toepitomizethe international

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Morgan Helps Veterans Challenge for Paralympian Dream
 
 Morgan Advanced Materials     2018-02-07 kl. 22:26     564 words
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When Steve Arnold and Scott Meenagh joined the Armed Forces, it is probably fair to say that they would not have thought that they’d be competing in the 2018 Winter Paralympics being hosted in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Morgan Helps Veterans Challenge for Paralympian Dream.... When Steve Arnold and Scott Meenagh joined the Armed Forces, it is probably fair to say that they would not have thought that they’d be competing in the 2018 Winter Paralympics being hosted in...
 
   
Super Bowl Ads Included More Women, Study Says -- and Featured Them Less
 
 Advertising Age     2018-02-07 kl. 22:15     310 words
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A Tide commercial from the 2018 Super Bowl. Credit: Tide Women were slightly easier to spot in Super Bowl ads this year but still fared notably worse than men and even lost ground by one measure.

But it did note the most positive portrayals of women as rated by research respondents, including Toyota's "Good Odds," about Canadian Paralympic skier Lauren Woolstencroft; Coke's "The Wonder of Us"; Hyundai 's "Hope Detector" and an NBC Olympics
 
   
Mireille Bilodeau Named National Para-Equestrian Classifier
 
 Horse-Canada     2018-02-07 kl. 22:10     542 words
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Equestrian Canada is pleased to welcome Mireille Bilodeau of Gatineau, QC as the newest EC National Para-Equestrian Classifier.

EC National Classifiers have the opportunity to become International Classifiers, who are invited to competitions all around the world, including the Paralympic Games and FEI World Equestrian Games.
 
   
Preparing for PyeongChang: How Channel 4 Will Bring the Paralympics to UK Screens
 
 Sports Video Group     2018-02-07 kl. 22:02     649 words
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During Rio 2016, Channel 4 broadcast over 700 hours of Paralympics coverage to its audiences. In all, around 28 million viewers, nearly half of all UK TV viewers, watched the spectacular events.

How Channel 4 Will Bring the Paralympics to UK Screens.... During Rio 2016, Channel 4 broadcast over 700 hours of Paralympics coverage to its audiences.... At the time, Channel 4 chief executive David Abraham said: “Over the last two weeks, Channel 4 has engaged millions of British viewers with the awe-inspiring feats of elite athletes from the Rio 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
Paralympian Uses 3D Printing to Create Snowboarding Prosthetics ... - 3DPrint.com
 
 Csp-world.com     2018-02-07 kl. 21:59     51 words
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3DPrint.comParalympian Uses 3D Printing to Create Snowboarding Prosthetics ...3DPrint.comIt's not hard to understand the impact that 3D printing is having on business and crafting.

Paralympian Uses 3D Printing to Create Snowboarding Prosthetics ... -
 
   
Utah will seek to host the Olympics again, aiming for 2030, but will take 2026
 
 Salt Lake Tribune     2018-02-07 kl. 21:52     31 words
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Utah will bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in 2030 — but the state may get a chance to make its case for welcoming the world again even sooner.

Utah will bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in 2030 — but the state may get a chance to make its case for welcoming the world again even sooner.
 
   
By The Numbers: 2018 Winter Olympics
 
 Miami Herald     2018-02-07 kl. 21:50     83 words
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Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics, athletes can compete under neutral flag Olympic gold medalist Brianna Rollins Paralympic rower

Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics, athletes can compete under neutral flag Olympic gold medalist Brianna Rollins Paralympic rower. ...Helman Roman.... Paralympic rowers Helman Roman and Laura Goodkind.
 
   
Team USA discuss hook ups in the Olympic Village
 
 AfricanSeer     2018-02-07 kl. 21:43     718 words
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When you cram the bodies of the fittest people in the world into one small living space, things are bound to heat up.

Cheeky: Olympic and Paralympic athletes dish on the hook-up scene in the Olympic Village, with Andrew Kurka, a Paralympic alpine skier, saying that the condoms are 'Olympic strong' Touchy subject: Skeleton athlete John Daly (right) insists that...
 
   
News from around the World- EME News (Feb 6, 2018)
 
 American Track and Field     2018-02-07 kl. 21:34     1926 words
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EME NEWS (FEB 6, 2018) Su, Manning, Stanek topped the action DUSSELDORF (GER, Feb 6): Three superb results highlighted the 13th PSD Bank Meeting, 2nd stop of IAAF World Indoor Tour 2018. Su 6.43 in men´s 60 m, 7.77 hurdles by Manning and Stanek´s 22.

A proposal to move the dates of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games forward one week has reportedly been approved by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board.... The Paralympic Games will then follow from  August 28 until...
 
   
Long Beach moves to complete these 8 projects by 2028 Summer Olympics
 
 Press-Telegram     2018-02-07 kl. 21:33     407 words
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With a decade to go before the 2028 Summer Olympics come to town, Long Beach has begun crafting a plan to complete eight “critical” infrastructure projects leaders say are key to hosting a successful games.

Paralympic Games, Long Beach will have the second largest footprint outside of the downtown Los Angeles hub, which will be home to the Olympic Village and over a dozen sporting events.
 
   
Local Athlete on Olympic Bobsled Team
 
 Newport Beach Indy     2018-02-07 kl. 21:13     794 words
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Newport Beach native Carlo Valdes is competing in the four-man bobsled event in this year’s winter Olympics, which open on Friday. — Photo courtesy Team USA Need another reason to watch Team USA in the 2018 Winter Olympics?

Valdes is also involved with Classroom Champions, a nonprofit organization dedicated to partnering teachers with Olympic and Paralympic athletes to mentor students in underserved communities.
 
   
Cartoon Network finds more Oswaldo
 
 KidScreen Magazine     2018-02-07 kl. 21:07     363 words
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São Paulo-based Birdo Studio and India’s Symbiosys Entertainment have agreed to co-produce 39 new episodes of Oswaldo (pictured), and the upcoming content has already pre-sold to Cartoon Network LatAm.

Launched in 2005 by Luciana Eguti and Paulo Muppet, Birdo is known for creating the mascots for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Madison Edgewood's Shane Ryan is finalist for Jeff Sauer high school hockey award
 
 Capital Times     2018-02-07 kl. 21:06     829 words
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Madison Edgewood senior goaltender Shane Ryan is one of four finalists for the Jeff Sauer Award.

spirit. After retiring from college hockey, Sauer worked extensively with disabled hockey players, He coached the U.S. sled hockey team to a gold medal at the Winter Paralympics in 2014 and in his seven years as coach, Team USA won two gold medals at...
 
   
Fitness 5 Olympians Share Their Advice for Overcoming Setbacks
 
 Health.com     2018-02-07 kl. 20:53     514 words
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This is how elite athletes handle life’s hurdles.   Setbacks. We all have them. But how you choose to handle those stumbling blocks is what sets you apart from the pack. If anyone can attest to this, it's Olympians.

I’m a runner and so you know you may struggle in the race, but when you see the finish line you are like, I am determined to get to that finish line .” Oksana Masters, Nordic Skiing/ Cycling/ Rowing, 3X Paralympian. “The way you deal with

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World: Secretary-General Calls on All Parties in Conflict to Observe Truce during 2018 Olympic, Paralympic Games
 
 ReliefWeb     2018-02-07 kl. 20:53     166 words
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SG/SM/18886 Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the Olympic Truce for the PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games and

World: Secretary-General Calls on All Parties in Conflict to Observe Truce during 2018 Olympic, Paralympic Games.... SG/SM/18886 Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the Olympic Truce for the PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games and. ...Paralympic...

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The 30 Most Over-the-Top Fashion Moments from the Winter Olympics
 
 Marie Claire     2018-02-07 kl. 20:51     851 words
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1 of 30 1924 Sonja Henie decked out in fur at the first Winter Olympics in Chamonix, France. - Continue Reading Below 2 of 30 1928 A Russian Troika-inspired performance on ice in these bouncy dresses at the Winter Olympics in St.

25 of 30. 2014. A participant performed in a orange robes and a regal-looking headpiece during the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. -... 26 of 30. 2014. A Korean performer danced in a sheer white dress with colorful sleeves during the Closing Ceremonies of the 2014 Paralympic...
 
   
Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship returns to Abu Dhabi
 
 WAM.ae     2018-02-07 kl. 20:50     650 words
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ABU DHABI, 7th February, 2018 (WAM) -- The UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation (UAEJJF) has announced that the 10th edition of the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship, the largest event on the Jiu-Jitsu world calendar, will take place on April 16th.

This is an indication of the interest of the UAE and the UAEJJF towards the disabled athletes and players by providing opportunities for them to compete for international titles.

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I Am Restoring My Body And Health... Here Are Some Tips That Work
 
 Before It's News     2018-02-07 kl. 20:35     455 words
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The better you feel, the more you allow. – Abraham We are learning what it takes to be healthy in this day and age… as humanity is also involved in a great mutating phase (yeah sometimes the greatest events are not seen in the papers right?

I exercise my neck, to activate lymph and paralymph to ensure the calcium in my body will attach to hard tissue, and not soft tissue.

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‘Last year alone I’d say I was let down by our transport system over 20 times’
 
 Irish Times     2018-02-07 kl. 20:30     730 words
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Wheelchair user Alannah Murray (21) was left in snow in Dublin last week because spaces were filled with buggies Minister for Transport Shane Ross

Bray-based paralympian and broadcaster Padraic Moran recalled having to break the glass on an emergency stop button in a vain attempt at stopping an outbound train from Dublin before it departed Bray station for Greystones .

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US and Japan press united front as Seoul wavers on sanctions
 
 Nikkei Asian Review     2018-02-07 kl. 20:29     556 words
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TOKYO -- With South Korea making goodwill gestures toward North Korea ahead of the Winter Olympics, Japan and the U.S. are stressing the need for three-way solidarity to maintain pressure on Pyongyang's nuclear and missile development.

The vice president and the prime minister reaffirmed the importance of the joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises that have been postponed until after the Olympics and Paralympics.

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How to Relive the Olympics in Whistler
 
 Where Canadian Rockies     2018-02-07 kl. 20:09     501 words
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From skiing to bobsleigh rides to museum exhibits, Whistler’s 2010 glory lives on By LUCAS AYKROYD Feb. 2018 Father and son playing at Whistler Olympic Plaza.

2018 Father and son playing at Whistler Olympic Plaza.(Photo by Justa Jeskova) It’s hard to believe it’s been eight years since Whistler served as the official mountain resort of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, co-hosting with

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If Super Bowl Viewers Built Their Own Ad, What Would It Look Like?
 
 Media Post     2018-02-07 kl. 20:07     573 words
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Super Bowl ads are an iconic part of American culture. At a cost of upwards of $5 million an ad with a viewership of over 100 million, these ads are a cornerstone in American marketing.

5. Social Issues. Three of the top ten ads were social in theme — the Budweiser ad for water in US natural disaster areas, the Verizon ad thanking first responders to emergencies, and Good Odds — the Paralympic ad.
 
   
Milton velodrome to host 2020 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Championships
 
 Inside Halton     2018-02-07 kl. 20:04     164 words
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Milton’s mark on the global track-cycling scene will continue into the new decade.

Having a full squad will be a great asset for our team, as we strive to make as many points as possible to qualify for the Toyko Paralympic Games later in the year.”.

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Who is the mascot for the 2018 Winter Olympics? You’ll want to see this cutie
 
 HelloGiggles     2018-02-07 kl. 20:02     527 words
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There is so much buzz surrounding the Olympic Games, it can be easy to forget that there is indeed a mascot. The Olympic mascot is different for each of the Games, and is chosen based on where the Olympics are taking place.

(named Bandabi). Many people assume that bear is also a mascot, and he is — but for the 2018 Paralympic Games.
 
   
WOMEN ARE SET FOR BATTLE OF BRITAIN AT THE VITALITY BIG HALF SIMBU AND GRIFFITHS ADDED TO MEN'S FIELD
 
 African Sports Monthly     2018-02-07 kl. 19:57     498 words
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Partridge, Purdue, Dixon and Samuels head women’s race ?   World bronze medalist and GB’s fastest marathoner in 2017 join men’s race The elite

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.
 
   
IOC approves plans for earlier 2024 Games
 
 Special Broadcasting Service     2018-02-07 kl. 19:52     168 words
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The 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris have both been moved forward one week, the local organising committee has confirmed. The Olympics will now take place from July 26 to August 11 and the Paralympics will run from 28 August to September 8.

The 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris have both been moved forward one week, the local organising committee has confirmed.... The Olympics will now take place from July 26 to August 11 and the Paralympics will run from 28 August to September...
 
   
Meet Danelle Umstead, the Paralympian Mom Who Skis Blind
 
 She Knows     2018-02-07 kl. 19:51     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.

Meet Danelle Umstead, the Paralympian Mom Who Skis Blind. _ 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
 
   
9 Travel Tips from Olympic Athletes
 
 Smarter Travel     2018-02-07 kl. 19:39     1272 words
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When the world’s best winter athletes flood into Pyeongchang, South Korea’s Olympic Stadium for the Opening Ceremony, over 240 Team USA members will be in attendance.

I interviewed four athletes (Paralympic and Olympic) participating in the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang to learn what it takes to travel as a world-class athlete.... All four Paralympic and Olympic athletes I talked to said they prefer the window...
 
   
Statement by Minister Joly on the National Anthem of Canada
 
 Morningstar.com     2018-02-07 kl. 19:33     247 words
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OTTAWA , Feb. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - Today is a proud day for Canadians. This morning, the bill to make our national anthem more inclusive received Royal Assent.

Our athletes, who have trained so hard to represent their country at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, will have the opportunity to sing the new lyrics to "O Canada" with pride.

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Top 10 Super Bowl 'Music Moments'
 
 Media Post     2018-02-07 kl. 19:25     695 words
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We invited folks from around our organization to give thoughts on their favorite "music moments" of the Super Bowl, and have rounded up a compilation. 1.

This was the recipe for Toyota’s “Good Odds”, following eight-time Paralympian Lauren Woolstencroft on her road to the 2018 Winter Olympics, accompanied by Kaleena Zanders’s “Stronger Than I’ve Ever Been.” The tune so perfectly
 
   
FIFA probes two Russian footballers on doping abuse allegations — Deputy PM Mutko
 
 Tass.ru     2018-02-07 kl. 19:16     615 words
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MOSCOW, February 7. /TASS/. The world’s governing football body, FIFA, is holding investigations in regard to two Russian footballers, Ruslan Kambolov

In mid-December 2017, the WADA Intelligence and Investigations Team met with over 60 representatives from international sports federations, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and other
 
   
Brazil to compete at four World Series events
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-07 kl. 19:13     265 words
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U20 swimmers will represent country in Copenhagen season opener Sao Paulo will not be the only city with a strong Brazilian presence at the World Para Swimming World Series 2018.

U20 swimmers will represent country in Copenhagen season opener Sao Paulo will not be the only city with a strong Brazilian presence at the World Para Swimming World Series 2018.The Brazilian Paralympic Committee (CPB) has announced that the Para
 
   
Athletics 2018 Ones to Watch: distance
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-07 kl. 19:13     440 words
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Nine further athletes join 19 sprinters on IPC’s list Three female and six male distance racers have been named on the International Paralympic

Nine further athletes join 19 sprinters on IPC’s list Three female and six male distance racers have been named on the International Paralympic. ...Committee’s (IPC) Ones to Watch list for the upcoming Para athletics season, which will kick off
 
   
City of Enterprise honors, recognizes Korean heritage
 
 Southeast Sun     2018-02-07 kl. 19:06     177 words
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The 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games Games are being held at Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, and in recognition of the Korean influence in the area, Enterprise Mayor William “Bill” Cooper, right, proclaimed Feb.

The 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games Games are being held at Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, and in recognition of the Korean influence in the area, Enterprise Mayor William “Bill” Cooper, right, proclaimed Feb.9-25 in recognition of the
 
   
Parry Sound Hockey Club honours Olympian, Paralympian
 
 ParrySound.com     2018-02-07 kl. 19:04     248 words
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PARRY SOUND — Two notable area athletes were recognized by the community last week.

Parry Sound Hockey Club honours Olympian, Paralympian....Paralympics, were honoured by the Parry Sound Hockey Club prior to the start of the Feb.... He is a husband and father of two who has worked to get more mobility back, and is now representing Canada at the 2018 Paralympics...
 
   
The invisible team: Russia here but not here at Pyeongchang
 
 NewsSummedUp.com     2018-02-07 kl. 18:53     134 words
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By AFPMore by this AuthorPYEONGCHANGThere is a grey door at the Pyeongchang Winter Games media centre with a sign reading "Olympic Athletes from Russia", but it is rarely open and inside there are no Russian flags or colours.

Russia's track and field athletes were consequently banned from the 2016 Rio Olympics and the whole team was barred from the Paralympics.
 
   
Windchill of -25C: Will it be too cold for a Winter Olympics?
 
 BBC     2018-02-07 kl. 18:44     1321 words
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Warped skis, fake snow and predicted windchill temperatures of -25C... is Pyeongchang going to be too cold for even a Winter Olympics?

Costing $58m (£44.1m) to build, the stadium also lacks central heating as it was deemed too expensive for the arena, which will be dismantled after the conclusion of March's Winter Paralympic Games.

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Great Britain announce wheelchair rugby squad for Quad Nations
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-02-07 kl. 18:34     328 words
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Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby have named the 12 players selected to compete in the upcoming Quad Nations competition at Leicester Arena.

Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby have named the 12 players selected to compete in the upcoming Quad Nations competition at Leicester Arena.Seven of the 12-strong squad were part of the Great Britain Paralympic team who finished fifth at Rio 2016 -
 
   
TOCOG Joins Mega-Sporting Events Platform for Human Rights
 
 Institute for Human Rights and Business     2018-02-07 kl. 18:15     150 words
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The Tokyo Organising Committee of the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games ( TOCOG ) has joined the Mega-Sporting Events Platform for Human Rights ( MSE Platform ).

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games ( TOCOG ) has joined the Mega-Sporting Events Platform for Human Rights ( MSE Platform ).The MSE Platform is an emerging multi-stakeholder coalition of international
 
   
30 eerie pictures that show what happens to Olympic venues after the games end
 
 Business Insider     2018-02-07 kl. 18:11     667 words
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The 2018 Winter Olympics are starting on Thursday, February 8th in Pyeongchang, South Korea. After the medals have been awarded and the athletes have all gone home until the next games, host cities are left with massive leftover stadiums and venues.

It will be the first stadium to host both Summer and Winter Olympics and Paralympics opening ceremonies.

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Toyota: As I Really Am
 
 Shots     2018-02-07 kl. 18:07     72 words
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Following its Good Odds Super Bowl spot , Toyota continues to spotlight its work in mobility solutions via this brand film about a Paralympic champion wheelchair fencer.

Toyota: As I Really Am. Following its Good Odds Super Bowl spot , Toyota continues to spotlight its work in mobility solutions via this brand film about a Paralympic champion wheelchair fencer.Created by Rome agency  The&Partnership , and directed...
 
   
Atos appointed Digital Media Provider to Glasgow 2018
 
 NewsMarket     2018-02-07 kl. 18:06     967 words
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Media release Friday 2 February 2018 Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, has been appointed as Digital Media and Central Results Services Provider to the Glasgow 2018 European Championships – an exciting new multi-sport event.

and the Olympic and Paralympic Games for over 20 years. “We warmly welcome the opportunity to be part of this new global sporting event and the digital transformation challenge of bringing the Championships to a multi-platform, digital-first
 
   
Introducing the all new ‘Women’s Sailing Hub’ at RYA Dinghy Show 2018
 
 Brixham News     2018-02-07 kl. 17:54     513 words
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Womens Sailing Hub photo credit Karen Bornhoft Women’s sailing is thriving in the UK and for the first time ever at the RYA Dinghy Show , we introduce the ‘Women’s Sailing Hub’.

You can also pitch your questions to Paralympic gold medalist Helena Lucas (11am Saturday and 4pm Sunday).
 
   
How Olympic gold changed (or didn’t change) Mikaela Shiffrin
 
 Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia     2018-02-07 kl. 17:18     971 words
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Lindsey Vonn displays her two Olympic medals in a massive trophy case. Ted Ligety keeps his two Olympic gold medals at his parents’ house. Andrew Weibrecht displays his two Olympic medals in the lobby of an inn owned by his parents.  Mikaela Shiffrin?

fit into a really inspirational Disney movie scene or something.” Shiffrin’s prom date hopes to compete at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.

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