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 Lokaltidningen Svedala     2018-02-09 kl. 03:30     817 words
 
OS. Femma i ett OS och biljetter till Tre Kronors OS-final samma kväll. Rätt många skulle vara nöjda med det. Thomas Fogdö, däremot, tjurade ner sig, satte sig i bilen och körde raka vägen hem hela natten.

Hur kommer det sig att du valde det spåret och inte en satsning inom handikappidrotten?

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Idrottsprofiler uppmärksammades i Löfbergs arena
 
 Nya Wermlands-Tidningen     2018-02-08 kl. 23:14     77 words
 
IDROTT: Kjell och Birgit Olssons Idrottsstiftelse I samband med matchen mellan Färjestad och Linköping i Löfbergs arena uppmärksammades stipendiaterna av Kjell och Birgit Olssons Idrottsstiftelse: Götas sprinterlöfte Henrik Larsson (kunde

Götas sprinterlöfte Henrik Larsson (kunde. inte närvara), tennistalangen Märta-Louise Söderberg från Kil och ledarna Lena Käld Palmer, Parasport Värmland och Mikael Dahlgren, IF Göta.
 
   
Galan gömde sig i källaren
 
 Upsala Nya Tidning     2018-02-08 kl. 22:20     434 words
 
Lyssna Torsdagen den 8 februari. Hmm... det var något jag skulle göra. Tvättstugan? Padel? Min flickväns guidning av gymnasieelver på KTH? Nej, Uppsala Idrottsgala var det. Var det i dag? Ja, tydligen.

Jag vill också lyfta på hatten för Felicia Grimmenhag som fick P4 Upplands sportpris, riktigt välförtjänt och en spännande satsning mot Paralympics 2020 för den benlösa ryttaren.

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Den olympiska stilen - då och nu
 
 Svenska Dagbladet     2018-02-08 kl. 18:05     339 words
 
av Sophie Tisell 0 Mode Den olympiska stilen - då och nu Den olympiska stilen - då och nu | SvD Perfect Guide Till SvD.se Design Mode Skönhet Mat & dryck Resa Hälsa Till SvD.se I veckan invigs vinter-OS i

Här är H&M:s kollektionen för de svenska olympierna och paralympierna.
 
   
Felicia Grimmenhag får P4 Upplands sportpris 2018
 
 Sveriges Radio Uppland     2018-02-08 kl. 18:00     114 words
 
Nu får paradressyr-ryttaren Felicia Grimmenhag från Bålsta ta emot P4 Upplands sportpris för sina prestationer under året.

Siktet är inställt på Paralympics 2020 i Tokyo.

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Kungsängen Knights startar ny träningsgrupp inom Parasport
 
 UBRO     2018-02-08 kl. 17:20     400 words
 
INNEBANDY / PARAIDROTT Kungsängen Knights växer.

Kungsängen Knights startar ny träningsgrupp inom Parasport.... Spelarna i Knights har alla någon form av funktionsnedsättning och vi ledare har flera års erfarenhet av parasport, säger Mats Nummelin som är en av ledarna i Kungsängen Knights.
 
   
Modin visar Paralympics-form
 
 SVT Nyheter     2018-02-08 kl. 16:31     126 words
 
Publicerad: för 2 timmar sedan Uppdaterad: för 1 timme sedan Zebastian Modin visar god form iför Paralympics som inleds den 9 mars i Pyeonchang. Para-skidåkaren blev idag tvåa i sprint på världscupen i Finland.

Modin visar Paralympics-form.... Publicerad: för 2 timmar sedan Uppdaterad: för 1 timme sedan Zebastian Modin visar god form iför Paralympics som inleds den 9 mars i Pyeonchang.
 
   
Blickarna på förenat Korea under OS-invigning
 
 Helsingborgs Dagblad     2018-02-08 kl. 14:28     378 words
 
Nyhetsrapporteringen om OS-invigningen har på förhand dominerats av den förv?...

Nyhetsrapporteringen om OS-invigningen har på förhand dominerats av den förv?...

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Fler svenska kvinnor tar plats i styrelser för internationella förbund
 
 MyNewsdesk     2018-02-08 kl. 14:01     472 words
 
Pressmeddelande * Feb 08, 2018 14:01 CET Efter att under flera år ha sett en nedåtgående trend sker nu en uppgång gällande svensk representation i internationella organ, där Sverige idag har 327 representanter.

Linnéa Björndahl, som är projektledare på Parasport Sverige och styrelsemedlem i INAS, International Association for Parasport Athletes with an intellectual disability, är en av deltagarna i årets NILE. -

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Just nu! Kronprins Frederik på plats i Sydkorea
 
 Svensk Damtidning     2018-02-08 kl. 14:00     99 words
 
Kungligheterna börjar nu anlända till Vinter-OS som detta år äger rum i Sydkorea. Kronprins Frederik missade tyvärr hustrun Marys födelsedag häromdagen, för han hade redan då åkt över till Sydkorea.

17 mars kommer hon då att besöka de Paralympiska spelen.
 
   
I Sportduellen utmanar Sportens Hjalmar Tell ledamoten i Riksidrottsstyrelsen, Lotta Kellander.
 
 Trelleborgs Allehanda Plus     2018-02-08 kl. 12:18     794 words
 
I dagens sportduell svarar TA-sportens nye reporter Hjalmar Tell, och Lotta Kellander, ledamot i Riksidrottsstyrelsen, på fyra frågor inför vinter-OS som invigs på fredagen i Pyeongchang.

som invigs på fredagen i Pyeongchang.Trelleborgaren Lotta Kellander kommer att åka till staden i mars när det är Paralympics på samma arenor.
 
   
Hansson redo för Malmö Open
 
 Sydsvenskan     2018-02-06 kl. 16:11     608 words
 
Med rullstolsbasket hittade Hillevi Hansson tillbaka till sin kropp och sig sjä...

Med rullstolsbasket hittade Hillevi Hansson tillbaka till sin kropp och sig sjä...
 
   
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CYCLING-PARA: Paralympian Goldy Fuchs sets his sights on World events after double gold in nationals
 
 Namibia Press Agency     2018-02-09 kl. 08:18     88 words
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Contributed by NAMPA / ANA. CYCLING-PARA: Paralympian Goldy Fuchs sets his sights on World events after double gold in nationals ANA Sports

CYCLING-PARA: Paralympian Goldy Fuchs sets his sights on World events after double gold in nationals.... CYCLING-PARA: Paralympian Goldy Fuchs sets his sights on World events after double gold in nationals ANA Sports. ...Reporter CAPE TOWN, February 9 (ANA) – Rio Paralympian...
 
   
Lesbian couple to star in McCain TV ad after gay men faced abuse
 
 The Guardian     2018-02-09 kl. 08:04     295 words
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Frozen food firm’s campaign to depict modern family life comes months after social media furore McCain is to feature a lesbian couple in an

It features a range of real-life couples, including the dancers Kimberley and Molly, and Andy and Tara, a gold medal-winning Paralympian who is now a disability rights campaigner.

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Team USA Lands Four Moguls Skiers Into Olympic Finals After First Round Of Qualification
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-09 kl. 07:53     440 words
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By | Feb. 09, 2018, 1:02 a.m. (ET) Morgan Schild competes in the women's moguls qualification at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 at Phoenix Snow Park on Feb. 9, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea. The U.S.

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Lotte Card sells Visa wearable payment devices for PyeongChang Olympics
 
 Yonhap News Agency     2018-02-09 kl. 07:44     123 words
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SEOUL, Feb. 9 (Yonhap) -- Lotte Card Co., a South Korean credit card firm, said Friday it has begun selling Visa wearable payment devices for the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in PyeongChang.

SEOUL, Feb. 9 (Yonhap) -- Lotte Card Co., a South Korean credit card firm, said Friday it has begun selling Visa wearable payment devices for the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in PyeongChang.Visa is the only credit card that can be used for...

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Iran warns Samsung over Olympic smartphone snub
 
 Gadgets Now     2018-02-09 kl. 07:38     289 words
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Tehran: Iran warned South Korea's electronics giant Samsung of "repercussions" today after its delegation to the Winter Olympics was excluded from a handout of free top-of-the-range smartphones to participants.

The company will be giving the handset exclusively to all Paralympians at the Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.
 
   
South Korea Got the Winter Games. Then It Needed More Olympians.
 
 New York Times     2018-02-09 kl. 07:32     1574 words
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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — When Aileen Frisch of Germany became the world junior luge champion in 2012, it might have seemed that her Olympic future was set. It was, but for a country she never expected — South Korea.

A 20th athlete was granted citizenship for the Paralympics in March, but was later not selected for the team.
 
   
Anticipation high as ‘Peace Olympics’ kicks off in South Korea
 
 Asia Times Online     2018-02-09 kl. 07:21     1030 words
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In a tiny town set in a bowl of mountains, the 2018 Winter Olympiad formally kicks off today with an opening ceremony that will be attended by UN

Korea. With allied spring military exercises set to take place in the South immediately after the Paralympics end on March 18 , there are high hopes that tensions can be defused before then.
 
   
CHRONOLOGY Doping in Russia - a chronology
 
 Europe Online Magazine     2018-02-09 kl. 07:04     661 words
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Berlin (dpa) - A chronology of major events around revelations on systematic doping in Russian sport.December 3, 2014 - German broadcaster ARD alleges systematic doping, the cover-up of controls and corruption in Russian sport.

In the second part of his report, McLaren says an "institutional conspiracy" allowed athletes competing in summer, winter and Paralympic sports to benefit from manipulations to conceal positive doping tests.

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7 February 2018
 
 United Nations     2018-02-09 kl. 07:03     3604 words
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UN News For the latest news updates  and email alerts, visit us at  UN Daily News www.un.

7 February – This week the world will gather in PyeongChang, Republic of Korea, for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, unified in what United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called “the Olympic Spirit: in solidarity; mutual
 
   
Luger Erin Hamlin to Lead U.S. Delegation at Opening Ceremony HEAVY 17 mins ago
 
 Heavy.com     2018-02-09 kl. 06:32     1537 words
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Getty When Team USA is introduced to the world at the Parade of Nations in PyeongChang, Erin Hamlin will be leading them out. The American luger will be the flag bearer for Team USA. Hamlin will lead a group of 244 athletes, the largest U.S.

Hamlin is in her sixth year as an athlete mentor for Classroom Champions, a non-profit organization partnering Olympic and Paralympic athletes with students and teachers in underserved communities, according to her U.S.

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Khelo India School Games: Stars of the future
 
 Times of India     2018-02-09 kl. 06:29     1881 words
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TOI takes a look at some young sportspersons who lit up the inaugural Khelo India School Games with their inspiring performances NISAR AHMED, GOLD

It's only when we start catching talent at a young age that we help in inculcating the habit of sports as a healthy lifestyle." — DEEPA MALIK | SILVER MEDALLIST AT THE 2016 RIO PARALYMPICS.
 
   
Team USA Sits In Second After Nathan Chen, Knierims Kick Off Figure Skating Team Event At 2018 Olympics
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-09 kl. 06:14     327 words
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By | Feb. 08, 2018, 11:38 p.m. (ET) Alexa Scimeca Knierim and Chris Knierim compete in their short program of the figure skating team event at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 9, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea.

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OLYMPIC PREVIEW: Canada sends ‘strongest team ever’ to Winter Olympics, broadens target
 
 Hamilton Spectator     2018-02-09 kl. 06:06     634 words
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After Sochi, the advent of analytics, an increase in funding for young "NextGen" athletes, an improved capacity to prevent and treat injuries and the retention of quality coaches has positioned Canada for a strong 2018, according to Merklinger.

Canada's taxpayers spend $200 million annually on high-performance summer and winter sport, including Paralympic sport.

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Atos leverages cloud tech to revolutionise 2018 Winter Olympics delivery
 
 Consultancy.uk     2018-02-09 kl. 06:03     712 words
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As the 2018 Winter Olympics get underway in Pyeongchang, South Korea, this year's event promises to deliver several watershed moments – sporting, political and technological.

The professional services group has been the Worldwide IT Partner of the Olympics and Paralympics since 2001....will be replicated for the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games to be held in Asia, namely 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo and 2022 Olympic...
 
   
Snowboarder continues strong Paras lead up
 
 Special Broadcasting Service     2018-02-09 kl. 05:57     161 words
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Australian Paralympic co-captain Joany Badenhorst's strong lead up to the PyeongChang Games has continued with a second World Cup Finals gold medal this week.

Australian Paralympic co-captain Joany Badenhorst's strong lead up to the PyeongChang Games has continued with a second World Cup Finals gold medal this week.Two days after taking out the para-snowboard cross, the 23-year-old has won the banked

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USOC end prospects of bid for 2026 Winter Olympics over fears it would negatively affect Los Angeles 2028
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-02-09 kl. 05:54     386 words
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Any prospect of a United States bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games seems to be over after fears it would disrupt Los Angeles' preparations for the 2028 Summer edition.

Any prospect of a United States bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games seems to be over after fears it would disrupt Los Angeles' preparations for the 2028 Summer edition.United States Olympic Committee (USOC) chairman Larry Probst
 
   
Staff/Alumna Spotlight
 
 Southern California University of Health Sciences     2018-02-09 kl. 05:54     858 words
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Annie R. Babikian, DC, DACBSP, ’13 (LACC) Dr. Babikian ’13 (LACC) is a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians and completed a two-year residency in Primary Spine Care. She served as an attending clinician for interns.

She served as an attending clinician for interns.She has experience through several rotations at the United States Olympic Training Centers, caring for numerous types of Olympic and Paralympic athletes.... You’ve also worked with Paralympic athletes.
 
   
Want to buy one of Team USAs heated jackets? Itll cost you
 
 Yahoo! Sports UK and Ireland     2018-02-09 kl. 05:51     359 words
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It’s really, really cold in PyeongChang, so Team USA has special jackets with heating technology. Yes, for real. The Ralph Lauren jackets are equipped with special technology that will keep U.S. athletes nice and warm at the upcoming Opening Ceremony.

Beyond adding extra warmth, the technology added a modernity to the iconic style of the Olympic and Paralympic outfits.
 
   
Michigan Paralympian shares story of inspiration at Alma College
 
 NBC25 News     2018-02-09 kl. 05:50     219 words
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Paralympian Scout Bassett spoke to students at Alma College Thursday night. (Photo: WEYI/WSMH) A.MA, Mich.

Michigan Paralympian shares story of inspiration at Alma College.... Paralympian Scout Bassett spoke to students at Alma College Thursday night. (Photo:... Olympians come in all shapes and sizes but each carry with then amazing stories of inspiration, and one Paralympian...

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Triathlon Canada Names Marc-Antoine Christin as New Assistant Coach at National Performance Centre
 
 Triathlon Canada     2018-02-09 kl. 05:50     523 words
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VICTORIA— Canada’s high-performance triathletes received a boost of support and leadership in their continued pursuit of excellence thanks to the

With the support of its valued corporate partners – 94 FORWARD, 2XU, Training Peaks, Garneau, Zizu Optics, Zone3 and Polar – along with the Government of Canada, Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee, and Own the Podium,

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Meet The 25-Year-Old On A Mission To Help Disabled People Enjoy Exercise
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2018-02-09 kl. 05:40     937 words
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But Ben Andrews is determined to change that. Aged just 17, he realised disabled people were struggling to access classes and equipment in his local gym and began volunteering and developing a scheme to help.

activity,” he says. “When it comes to keeping active, we are only exposed to disabled people being inactive or being Paralympian’s, one extreme or the other, so we only offer related opportunities.
 
   
12 Sports Movies Everyone Should See
 
 Lifehacker Australia     2018-02-09 kl. 05:23     402 words
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The recent release of I, Tonya and the upcoming Winter Olympic Games has likely got you excited for some figure skating and for sports films.

Where To Watch: Foxtel Now Quadriplegics, who play full-contact rugby in wheelchairs, overcome unimaginable obstacles to compete in the Paralympic Games in Athens, Greece.
 
   
Comment Pyongyang a cannibalisé les Jeux Olympiques de Pyeongchang
 
 NewsSummedUp.com     2018-02-09 kl. 05:16     140 words
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Fin décembre, la Corée du Sud et la Corée du Nord échangeaient des communiqués agressifs presque quotidiennement . A Tokyo, ce scénario fou incitait le gouvernement à mettre en scène des exercices d'évacuation contre d'éventuels tirs de missiles du Nord.

Il devra choisir, après la fin des Jeux Paralympiques, entre une poursuite des échanges avec Pyongyang au risque d'ulcérer son allié américain, ou opter pour une nouvelle rupture avec le Nord afin de rejoindre les grands exercices militaires
 
   
February 9 events
 
 Montsame News     2018-02-09 kl. 04:55     150 words
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Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The following events are expected on Friday, February 9: 09AM: An exhibition ‘Start up Mini Expo 2018’ ahead of Lunar New Year

4PM: Cooperation agreement to be signed by Mongolian Paralympic Committee, Mongolian Cycling Federation, Mongolian Golf Association, Mongolian Ultra Marathon Federation and Grand China Sports Company t at Ulaanbaatar hotel.
 
   
Lancaster native Adam Page set for third Paralympics with U.S. sled hockey
 
 Buffalo News     2018-02-09 kl. 04:44     552 words
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Lancaster native Adam Page has become a stalwart of the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team. He's played in five sled hockey world championships and nine World Sled Hockey Challenge tournaments.

Lancaster native Adam Page set for third Paralympics with U.S. sled hockey.... He's played in five sled hockey world championships and nine World Sled Hockey Challenge tournaments.He's currently prepping for his third Paralympic Games, having already won...
 
   
This Is What Winter Olympics Athletes Are Most Excited For In PyeongChang — EXCLUSIVE
 
 Elite Daily     2018-02-09 kl. 04:28     1195 words
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For the past four years, I have been impatiently waiting for the Winter Olympics to come back. Now that the 2018 Olympic Games are finally here, with competitions having begun on Feb.

Similarly, Paralympic skier Alana Nichols offers some indisputable reasons to tune into the Paralympics in March.... When it comes to why viewers at home should be excited to watch the Paralympics when they begin in March, Nichols, who is part of Team...
 
   
State Dept: No One Drives a Wedge Between US, South Korea
 
 VOA News     2018-02-09 kl. 04:04     666 words
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STATE DEPARTMENT —  With the launch of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert is dismissing any concerns that U.S.

He added that he believes there is the potential for a public rupture between Washington and Seoul once the Winter Games and Paralympics end. “Where the break may really break out into the public is after the Olympics, when the United States

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Incheon Greets Olympic Visitors With Mascot Touch
 
 SportsTravelMagazine.com     2018-02-09 kl. 04:03     187 words
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Olympic and Paralympic mascots are big business. And it’s not just the oodles of merchandise that are sold at official gift shops in the Olympic Park and countless other places in the host city or country.

Olympic and Paralympic mascots are big business....sure this year’s mascots—Soohorang the white tiger for the Olympics and Bandabi the black bear for the Paralympics—are everywhere.... Category : Olympic Insights , Olympic Sports , Paralympic Sports.
 
   
KTX Designed to be a Legacy of the Games
 
 SportsTravelMagazine.com     2018-02-09 kl. 04:03     221 words
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One of the key challenges for any organizers of the Olympic and Paralympic Games is transportation.

One of the key challenges for any organizers of the Olympic and Paralympic Games is transportation.And in South Korea, where the majority of visitors will fly into Seoul, organizers had an immediate challenge in how to whisk them across the entire
 
   
Olympic odds, ends & trends: So just how do you become an Olympic luger (and flag bearer), anyway?
 
 Summit Daily News     2018-02-09 kl. 04:03     596 words
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Long before Central New York native Erin Hamlin was selected to bear the United States flag at the Pyeongchang Olympic opening ceremony on Friday, the U.S. luger took part in a program called "Slider Search.

Denver's tourism office and the Denver Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Exploratory Committee will host a pair of two-hour conversations with community leaders in Breckenridge and Dillon Valley later this month to hear an update about the
 
   
Olympic glow lights up UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central in Colorado Springs
 
 Colorado Springs Gazette     2018-02-09 kl. 04:02     864 words
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Brooke Lee, 20, was among that group who was on pins and needles, excited to share smiles with Olympic figure skating medal-winner Jason Brown and Paralympian, alpine skiing and cycling medal-winner Allison Jones.... As a Paralympian, Jones understands...
 
   
Abe leaves for Pyeongchang for talks with Moon, Olympics ceremony
 
 Nikkei Asian Review     2018-02-09 kl. 03:43     554 words
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TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left Tokyo for South Korea on Friday to attend the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and

But speculation is growing that it might fire a missile if South Korea and the United States resume joint military drills after the Paralympics in March.

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H&M to provide outfits for Swedish teams
 
 IXtenso     2018-02-09 kl. 03:25     305 words
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Winter Olympics and Paralympics in PyeongChang 2018 H&M created outfits for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Pyeongchang.

Winter Olympics and Paralympics in PyeongChang 2018 H&M created outfits for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Pyeongchang.The collection also includes a full and extensive wardrobe for all the Swedish
 
   
Runners climb Empire State presented by Turkish Airlines
 
 Anadolu Ajansi     2018-02-09 kl. 03:19     914 words
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By Ovunc Kutlu NEW YORK Approximately 250 runners from around the world climbed the Empire State Building Run-Up presented by Turkish Airlines and powered by the Challenged Athletes Foundation.

The Run-Up was a first for Rudy Garcia-Tolson, a two-time paralympic gold medalist.... Garcia-Tolson, who won gold in the 200 meters individual medley swimming in both Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008 Summer Paralympics, said he wants to go to the 2020 Paralympic...
 
   
Fifth Winter Olympics for New Hartford's Kelly
 
 Observer-Dispatch     2018-02-09 kl. 03:18     519 words
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@OD_Moshier It has been 16 years and four Winter Olympic Games since New Hartford’s Dean Kelly traveled to Salt Lake City, Utah, and worked the curling competition as a volunteer. "That’s what got me on their radar," Kelly said.

25. Kelly, who already has a ticket to watch Remsen's Erin Hamlin compete in women's luge on Monday, also is working the Winter Paralympics.
 
   
Peace Olympics? The politics explained
 
 BBC     2018-02-09 kl. 03:17     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.
 
   
[Weekender] PyeongChang official stores greet sports fans nationwide
 
 Korea Herald     2018-02-09 kl. 03:16     83 words
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The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games has just begun and its official stores opened nationwide in Korea are welcoming sports fans from all over the world.

The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games has just begun and its official stores opened nationwide in Korea are welcoming sports fans from all over the world.The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

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Korea-US alliance led to inter-Korean talks, Pyongyang at Olympics: president
 
 Korea.net     2018-02-09 kl. 03:16     319 words
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President Moon Jae-in (right) shakes hands with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence in a meeting at Cheong Wa Dae on Feb. 8. (Cheong Wa Dae) By Sohn JiAe President Moon Jae-in said in talks with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Feb. 8 that, “The U.S.

leader of the U.S. high-ranking delegation that was to attend the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

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(Olympics) Iranian athletes to receive Samsung phones without condition
 
 Yonhap News Agency     2018-02-09 kl. 03:15     343 words
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By Kang Yoon-seung GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb.

Olympic & Paralympic Games said.

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Unique celebration teaches about diversity
 
 10News.com     2018-02-09 kl. 02:49     183 words
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CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) - A unique school event in the South Bay taught hundreds of children that the differences between them really doesn’t make them that different.

look,” said McGinn Morgan, an advocate on the State Council for Developmental Disabilities. “It makes me feel really good to teach them and let them know how we live.” Speakers ranged from Paralympians to an attorney who is also on the
 
   
Canada Olympic House for Pyeongchang 2018 to include Pride House
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-02-09 kl. 02:14     529 words
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Canada Olympic House will be the location for Pride House during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games here, it has been announced.

The first-ever Pride House was based in Canada during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, where it opened up its doors to LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer/questioning) athletes, fans, and their allies from all over
 
   
Kamloops' Stewart medals at Jerome Indoor
 
 CFJC Today     2018-02-09 kl. 02:11     77 words
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KAMLOOPS — Kamloops athlete and former WolfPack basketball player Greg Stewart medalled at the Harry Jerome Indoor meet in Richmond last weekend. Competing in his first open men's shot put competition, Stewart took the gold medal with a throw of 13.

Stewart, who was born without a left arm from the elbow down, is aiming to qualify for the World Paralympic Games next year in London.Earl Seitz.
 
   
Here's when to wake up to watch the Olympic Opening Ceremony
 
 Daily Hive - Vancouver     2018-02-09 kl. 02:05     572 words
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Olympic events are already underway in PyeongChang, but things don’t really get going until the Opening Ceremony.

The stadium was built only for the Opening and Closing ceremonies of the Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Innocent bystander shot, Team USA athletes visit him in hospital
 
 KOAA.com     2018-02-09 kl. 02:02     395 words
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COLORADO SPRINGS - Team USA athletes were visiting patients at UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central on Thursday. Olympian Jason Brown and Paralympian Allison Jones visited oncology and rehab patients, giving each one a pair of USA gloves.

Olympian Jason Brown and Paralympian Allison Jones visited oncology and rehab patients, giving each one a pair of USA gloves.Brown is from Highland Park, Illinois and Jones is a Colorado Springs native.
 
   
Canada's new gender neutral national anthem officially became law today
 
 KamloopsBCNow     2018-02-09 kl. 01:49     275 words
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A bill to make a small change to the Canadian national anthem was recently passed and had some mixed reactions, however, no matter how you feel about it, the new anthem will be sung by our Olympians in PyeongChang.

Olympic and Paralympic Games, will have the opportunity to sing the new lyrics to 'O Canada' with pride,” reads a statement from Mélanie Joly, minister of Canadian Heritage. “This is an important and timely change that reflects the meaningful
 
   
Winter Olympics 2022: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
 
 Heavy.com     2018-02-09 kl. 01:47     923 words
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Getty Picture taken during the official ceremony which unveiled the logo for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Game in Beijing.

Getty Picture taken during the official ceremony which unveiled the logo for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Game in Beijing.The Winter Olympics for 2018 are just beginning, but people are already wanting details about the 2022 Winter
 
   
Classroom Champions going for Olympic gold, while mentoring thousands of students
 
 Global News Canada     2018-02-09 kl. 01:44     510 words
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At least once a month since September, Olympic speed skater Marsha Hudey has had a special relationship with the Grade 5 class at Calgary’s Colonel Walker School.

The 27-year-old is their classroom champion, a program that matches Olympic and Paralympic athletes with kids who could use a mentor.... They now have 125 Olympians and Paralympians connected with 1,000 classrooms across North America.

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More than 1 in 4 Canadian athletes at the 2018 Olympics hail from B.C.
 
 Metro     2018-02-09 kl. 01:33     239 words
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The 2018 Winter Olympic games in PyeongChang start Friday, Feb. 9 B.C. will be well represented at the 2018 PyeongChang games: 28 per cent of the athletes on Team Canada have some connection to the province.

Vancouver's Olympic cauldron at Jack Poole Plaza will be lit for the duration of the 2018 Olympics and Paralympic games.

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CSMA Rules
 
 Sports Video Group     2018-02-09 kl. 01:31     109 words
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PyeongChang 2018: Eurosport Launches Pop-Up Channels in UKSuper Bowl LII: For Entertainment Sound, Stadium Size Requires Modified ApproachBelden

How Channel 4 Will Bring the Paralympics to UK Screens.
 
   
Demountable stadium hosts opening ceremony for Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
 
 Dezeen     2018-02-09 kl. 01:26     337 words
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The opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics  takes place today, inside a pentagonal temporary stadium  in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

and Paralympic Games , which are being hosted just over a mile away, at the Alpesina ski resort.
 
   
Good Odds | Toyota
 
 GulluTube     2018-02-09 kl. 01:21     101 words
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About The odds of winning a Paralympic gold medal are almost 1 billion to 1. This film follows the journey of Lauren Woolstencroft, who beat the odds to win eight Paralympic gold medals.

Good Odds | Toyota. About The odds of winning a Paralympic gold medal are almost 1 billion to 1.... This film follows the journey of Lauren Woolstencroft, who beat the odds to win eight Paralympic gold medals.At Toyota, we believe when we are free to...
 
   
15 Super Bowl ads that are heating up the web
 
 Agencyfaqs!     2018-02-09 kl. 01:10     1551 words
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Can the world learn a thing or two from this annual American advertising spectacle?

It portrays the journey of Canadian Paralympic gold medallist skier Lauren Woolstencroft from infancy to adulthood.
 
   
90 Years, 90 Athletes: Inside Coke’s Storied Partnership With the Olympic Games
 
 Coca-Cola     2018-02-09 kl. 01:10     1131 words
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When the Olympic cauldron is lit to mark the start of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, not only will it begin the showcase of the world’s greatest athletes as they slalom, soar and spin on a global stage.

For the PyeongChang Games, Coca-Cola has partnered with four world-class U.S. competitors, including freestyle skier Mac Bohonnon ; figure skater Nathan Chen ; bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor ; and Paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy .
 
   
Pyeongchang Olympics promoting peace and prosperity
 
 CHINAdaily USA     2018-02-09 kl. 01:01     595 words
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Photo:VCG All eyes are on the 23rd Olympic Winter Games and 12th Paralympic Winter Games being held in Pyeongchang, the Republic of Korea, this month.

Photo:VCG All eyes are on the 23rd Olympic Winter Games and 12th Paralympic Winter Games being held in Pyeongchang, the Republic of Korea, this month.Top athletes will carry their national flags in the opening ceremony which has come to epitomize

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Classroom champions connect athletes to kids
 
 Global News Canada     2018-02-09 kl. 00:50     52 words
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Over 25,000 students’ lives in Canada and the U.S. have been changed because of a connection with an elite athlete.

Over 25,000 students’ lives in Canada and the U.S. have been changed because of a connection with an elite athlete.The program is called, Classroom Champions, connecting Olympic and Paralympic competitors with classrooms to be year-long mentors to

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BT Business advises SMEs to prepare for London 2012 economic boost or risk missing out
 
 UK PRWire     2018-02-09 kl. 00:43     704 words
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BT Business research shows widespread optimism but a third of companies are ignoring lessons of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games.

BT Business has revealed that a lack of preparation could see some of the UK's small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) miss out on an economic boost from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Where Are The 2020 Olympics? Start Planning Your Trip To Japan
 
 Elite Daily     2018-02-09 kl. 00:35     639 words
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Pretty soon, on Feb. 8 to be exact, athletes from all over the globe will don their gear, put their game faces on, and begin competition in the 2018 Winter Olympics hosted in PyeongChang, South Korea.

In December 2017, Tokyo 2020 opened the vote for their Olympic and Paralympic mascots .

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Olympians strip down and deliver pick-up lines in sexy video
 
 Gay Star News     2018-02-09 kl. 00:27     229 words
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Winter athletes are too covered up. | Photo: YouTube/Cosmopolitan 10 Olympians stopped by the Cosmopolitan offices recently. Instead of showing off their athletic skills, though, they showed off a little more skin — and pick-up lines.

Hagen Kearney, Snowboarding Evan Weinstock, Bobsled Travis Ganong, Alpine Skiing Joey Mantia, Speedskating John Daly, Skeleton Gus Kenworthy, Freestyle Skiing Andrew Kurka, Paralympic Alpine Skiing Chris Mazdzer, Luge Tucker West, Luge.
 
   
Commentary: Salt Lake City's bid for the 1972 Olympics lit a spark that proved successful in 2002 and might again now
 
 Salt Lake Tribune     2018-02-09 kl. 00:25     66 words
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As the drumbeaters prepare glitzy bid documents aimed at convincing the U.S.

As the drumbeaters prepare glitzy bid documents aimed at convincing the U.S.Olympic Committee and the International Olympic Committee that Salt Lake City is the ideal site to stage the 2026 or 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, a review of
 
   
North Korea: Pyongyang Showcases Its Nuclear Resolve
 
 Stratfor     2018-02-09 kl. 00:14     645 words
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snapshots Feb 8, 2018 | 20:41 GMT 3 mins read (Stratfor) Forecast Update Stratfor's 2018 Annual Forecast said that North Korea would continue testing to achieve a viable nuclear deterrent.

The parade is a preview, in stark contrast, of the next phase of the crisis after the Paralympic Games in March — which will likely include  U.S.-South Korea military drills and more North Korean tests.
 
   
8 mind-blowing things you didn't know about Olympic gold medals
 
 Business Insider UK     2018-02-09 kl. 00:07     99 words
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Paralympic champion Beatrice Vio biting her gold medal from IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Championships in November. Paolo Bruno/ The gold medal is the top prize given in Olympic competitions — and everything about them is fascinating.

Paralympic champion Beatrice Vio biting her gold medal from IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Championships in November.
 
   
Disabled people need ‘equal and fair’ hate crime laws, MPs are told
 
 Disability News Service     2018-02-09 kl. 00:01     1053 words
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Listen Disabled people will only be protected from online abuse when they have “equal and fair” hate crime laws, a leading disabled campaigner has told MPs.

She said: “Frankie Boyle, the disgusting things he said, he said that Harvey was going to rape me. “I complained to Channel Four because they were advertising for the Paralympics and then after the ad break they would have Frankie Boyle on
 
   
Nissan shows its 370Z sports-car snowmobile at the Chicago Auto Show
 
 King5.com     2018-02-08 kl. 23:50     271 words
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No doubt about it, it's been a cold, snowy winter in the upper Midwest -- and for the Chicago Auto Show, Nissan set out to do something about it.

More: Toyota Super Bowl ad tells the inspiring story of Paralympian Lauren Woolstencroft.

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WHO, Republic of Korea Issue Health Advice for Travelers to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games
 
 Infection Control Today     2018-02-08 kl. 23:47     1109 words
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The XXIII Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games will take place in PyeongChang, Republic of Korea Feb. 9-25, 2018 and Feb. 9-18, 2018, respectively. Nearby Gangneung will also host events such as curling, hockey and ice skating.

The XXIII Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games will take place in PyeongChang, Republic of Korea Feb....the Olympic and Paralympic Games.... Additionally, crowding of visitors indoors during the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games could increase the risk of...
 
   
5 Things to Do This Weekend: Drink with U.S. Olympians, run around in your underwear
 
 Idaho Statesman     2018-02-08 kl. 23:35     356 words
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1. STRIP FOR A GOOD CAUSE Remove your pants with hundreds of other Boiseans on Saturday at the annual Cupid’s Undie Run — essentially, a Downtown beer party with a mile-or-so jog in the middle. The annual event is a fundraiser for a noble cause. 2 .

happens behind the scenes during the ceremonies and the Games!” Panelists include White Dog co-owner Dan Jordan (2004 Paralypian and silver medalist in rifle shooting), Ian Waltz (2004 and 2008 Olympian in discus), Sammi Tucker (2016 Paralympian in
 
   
NASA seeks the gold in Winter Olympics snow
 
 EurekAlert!     2018-02-08 kl. 23:16     1484 words
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NASA engineer Manuel Vega can see one of the Olympic ski jump towers from the rooftop of the South Korean weather office where he is stationed.

NASA engineer Manuel Vega can see one of the Olympic ski jump towers from the rooftop of the South Korean weather office where he is stationed.Vega is not watching skiers take flight, preparing for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and Paralympic...
 
   
Team USA's 2018 Winter Olympics jacket is some toasty tech
 
 CNET News     2018-02-08 kl. 23:15     787 words
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The coolest thing about Ralph Lauren's heated jacket technology is, well… it doesn't feel like tech. It doesn't beep or light up. There's no buzzing or distracting alerts. It doesn't even feel like you're wearing a gadget.

The company dresses over 700 Team USA Olympic and Paralympic athletes, coaches and staff, each one given a limited-edition heated parka for the opening ceremony and a heated bomber jacket for the closing ceremony.

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Utah to Bid for 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Games
 
 SportsTravelMagazine.com     2018-02-08 kl. 23:15     273 words
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An exploratory committee comprising elected officials and business and community leaders in Utah  has announced that  Salt Lake City  will pursue a bid to host the  2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games .

Utah to Bid for 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Games.... An exploratory committee comprising elected officials and business and community leaders in Utah  has announced that  Salt Lake City  will pursue a bid to host the  2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter...

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Winter Olympic Athletes Want Gold, Not the Flu
 
 Healthline.com     2018-02-08 kl. 23:14     1026 words
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Photo: Queen Yuna | Flickr Could flu outbreaks in South Korea undermine Olympic athletes’ hopes for gold?

Photo: Queen Yuna | Flickr Could flu outbreaks in South Korea undermine Olympic athletes’ hopes for gold?The World Health Organization has warned travelers to the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang of a heightened risk of...
 
   
What Is Teri Hatcher Doing in the Very British Cast of The Great Stand Up to Cancer Bakeoff?
 
 Jezebel     2018-02-08 kl. 23:09     345 words
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Images via Getty and the Great British Bake-Off.” The answer to the question posed by this headline is likely “money,” followed by “a sense of goodwill” and love of baked goods, but I’m still not one hundred percent satisfied.

Diversity’s Perri Kiely, TV presenter Nick Hewer, broadcaster Melanie Sykes, comedian Lee Mack, Paralympic gold medallist Kadeena Cox, comedian Joe Lycett, Made in Chelsea’s Jamie Laing, comedian Harry Hill, pop star Ella Eyre, journalist and

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Cold Games begin on planet's hottest spot: Our view
 
 USA TODAY     2018-02-08 kl. 22:57     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.
 
   
Olympic medalists in Pyeongchang will no longer be taxed for winning
 
 Yahoo! Hong Kong     2018-02-08 kl. 22:16     528 words
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Lindsey Vonn during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. ?? Winning an Olympic medal is a dream come true, and this year’s winners will have one extra perk their predecessors didn’t— they won’t have to pay the victory tax.

After the bill was passed in December 2016, it was retroactively applied to medal winners from the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic games in Rio.

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S Korean president to meet North's delegation
 
 NewKerala.com     2018-02-08 kl. 22:02     414 words
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Seoul [South Korea], Feb 8 : South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet the North Korean delegation, led by its ceremonial leader Kim Yong-nam on Saturday, the presidential office said on Thursday.

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

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CRPD SET UP AD-HOC COMMITTEE
 
 Malta Sport     2018-02-08 kl. 21:59     180 words
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An Ad-Hoc Committee was recently formed, on the initiative of Oliver Scicluna, Chairperson of the Commission for the Rights of Persons with

disability, with the intent of reviving the Malta Paralympic Committee.... The task of this Working Group is to focus on the consolidation of the statute, informing the local Sports Associations about membership with the Malta Paralympic Committee, as well as strengthen relations with the International Paralympic...
 
   
Winter Games white tiger mascot symbolizes protection but sparks debate among animal activists
 
 AOL.com     2018-02-08 kl. 21:48     651 words
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The mascot of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, named Soohorang, happens to be Korea's guardian animal, the white tiger. Mascots have become a major element of the Olympic brand.

While Soohorang is the 2018 Winter Olympics mascot, this black bear, named Bandabi, is the 2018 Paralympic mascot.... "The mascots have been designed to embody the collective will of everyone for the successful hosting of the Olympic and Paralympic...

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The Quiet Diplomacy to Save the Olympics in a Nuclear Standoff
 
 New York Times     2018-02-08 kl. 21:46     2432 words
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BEIJING — In late December, a group of teenagers from North Korea traveled to the Chinese city of Kunming to play in an obscure under-15 soccer tournament. On the field, under a wintry sun, they faced teams from China and South Korea.

Moon’s position. The most sensitive question was his proposal to delay the joint military exercises that were scheduled to begin near the end of the Olympics and during the Paralympic Games.

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Gold-medal swimmer Rebecca Adlington launches leisure centre celebration
 
 Eastleigh News     2018-02-08 kl. 21:42     446 words
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A day to celebrate the arrival of one of the biggest and best leisure centres in the South takes place on Saturday 17 February – with one of the UK’s greatest ever swimmers taking part.

The Paralympic sport of Boccia will also be showcased.
 
   
On TV/Radio: NBC sees time difference as benefit during Winter Olympics
 
 Houston Chronicle     2018-02-08 kl. 21:36     1493 words
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Photo: Michael Cummo, Hearst Connecticut Media NBC will stream every Winter Olympics event live in addition to its produced elements in daytime, prime time and late night.

Hyundai with cancer survivors and Stella Artois and Budweiser about water and Toyota about the Paralympics."

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UCI award 2020 Para-Cycling Track World Championships to Canada
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-02-08 kl. 21:35     320 words
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The International Cycling Union (UCI) Para-Cycling Track World Championships will be held in Milton in Canada in 2020, it has been announced.

As well as world titles, the event will have extra importance as the last qualification competition before the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.... "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 Tokyo Paralympic...
 
   
In the DMV, if one wins Amazon, we all win
 
 Washington Post     2018-02-08 kl. 21:30     1033 words
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Ever since , analysts have declared the capital region among the top contenders.

Russ Ramsey, Ted Leonsis and Sheila Johnson are board members of the Greater Washington Partnership and were board members of Washington’s bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.Russ Ramsey, Ted Leonsis and Sheila Johnson.
 
   
Russian neutrals dominate sprint events at World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Vuokatti
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-02-08 kl. 21:22     367 words
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Neutral athletes from Russia claimed all four sprint standing and sitting cross-country titles at the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Vuokatti, as competition resumed in the Finnish village.

Marta Zainullina claimed the women's sitting title in Vuokatti ©Russian Paralympics/Twitter.
 
   
Ralph Lauren Designs High-Tech Uniforms for 2018 US Olympic and Paralympic Teams
 
 Residential Architect     2018-02-08 kl. 21:22     13 words
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Ralph Lauren Designs High-Tech Uniforms for 2018 US Olympic and Paralympic

Ralph Lauren Designs High-Tech Uniforms for 2018 US Olympic and Paralympic Teams.... Ralph Lauren Designs High-Tech Uniforms for 2018 US Olympic and Paralympic. ...Teams.

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Team Qatar and schoolchildren join in for Fun Run
 
 Gulf Times     2018-02-08 kl. 21:05     667 words
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By Sports Reporter/Doha As the countdown to the 2018 Asian Games begins, Team Qatar united with 300 schoolchildren to participate in an inspirational Fun Run around Doha’s Aspire Park yesterday.

Amongst the Team Qatar athletes in attendance yesterday were Paralympian Mohamed al-Kubaisi together with his teammates, world champion 3x3 basketball player Yaseen Ismail and members of Qatar’s fencing team.

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Everything you need to know to enjoy curling, the Winter Olympics' best obscure sport
 
 Mashable     2018-02-08 kl. 21:05     1245 words
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Watch the skip lay down the hammer, Olympic curling is back!

The Paralympics squad competes.... If you want even more curling action, the Paralympic Games start March 9 and run through March 18, and wheelchair curling is a key part of the action.... (Greely has a bronze medal from playing on Team USA's wheelchair volleyball team at the 2004 Paralympic...
 
   
South Korean Bishop urges Trump to reconsider North Korean strategy
 
 America Magazine     2018-02-08 kl. 20:39     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.
 
   
Will Winter Olympics Help South Korea ETFs?
 
 Zacks.com     2018-02-08 kl. 20:33     742 words
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With Winter Olympics knocking at the door, most eyes will turn to South Korea for obvious reasons. After all, hosting such gala events often makes a country’s fortune and sometimes breaks it.

The stadium will be used only four times during the course of Winter Olympics in February and then in March for Paralympics.

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How Technology Will Transform The Olympics At PyeongChang
 
 SportTechie     2018-02-08 kl. 20:20     1323 words
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If the Super Bowl is one of the biggest showcases of innovation in the U.S., the Olympic Games have become a platform for which companies can display their latest technologies in connectivity and digital media on a global stage.

Olympic and Paralympic teams during the opening ceremonies that will feature a wearable heating component that’s designed to keep athletes warm in PyeongChang’s cold temperatures .
 
   
‘Round-the-Clock Refreshment: Coke to Use Sip & Scan Technology to Engage Fans During Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018
 
 Coca-Cola     2018-02-08 kl. 20:10     294 words
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The final countdown to the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 is on! On Thursday, Feb.

The final countdown to the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 is on!... Olympic freestyle aerial skier Mac Bohonnon, Olympic hopeful men’s figure skater Nathan Chen, Paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy and...
 
   
Peace, Pride and Ponchos: Everything to Know About the PyeongChang Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony
 
 People     2018-02-08 kl. 20:04     626 words
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Although the PyeongChang Winter Olympics unofficially kick off mid-week with several events — and NBC’s live coverage begins Thursday evening — the ceremonial start of the highly anticipated Games begin at 6 a.m. E.T. with the opening ceremony.

9-25 Winter Olympics and the March 8-18 Winter Paralympics.
 
   
February 9, 2018: Olympics, paralympics provide common ground
 
 WGAL Channel     2018-02-08 kl. 20:01     373 words
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: Olympics, paralympics provide common ground This is a WGAL editorial Share Shares Updated: 11:38 AM EST Feb 8, 2018 Hide Transcript Show Transcript WEBVTT 00:00:00.000 --> 00:00:02.700 The following is a WGAL 8 Editorial.

February 9, 2018: Olympics, paralympics provide common ground. :... Olympics, paralympics provide common ground This is a WGAL editorial Share Shares Updated:
 
   
TRY A NEW SKI AREA
 
 PlanetSKI     2018-02-08 kl. 19:57     747 words
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LET THE GAMES BEGIN - We've been talking about the Winter Olympics for months,... ANDORRA SHOOTS ITSELF IN THE FOOT - The Grandvalira area has had its busiest January ever.... BUMPER SNOW FOR SCOTLAND - It bought three snow factories after poor snow last..

PARALYMPIC CHAMPION MAKES THE TEAM FOR KOREA -... GB's first Winter Paralympic champion Kelly Gallagher...

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How to Boost your Medal Count in the Olympics, South Korean-Style
 
 Library of Congress     2018-02-08 kl. 19:52     1075 words
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This following is a guest post by  Sayuri Umeda , a foreign law specialist who covers Japan and various other countries in East and Southeast Asia , and Jieun Chung, foreign law intern at the Global Legal Research Directorate.

The State shall provide grants for encouragement or subsidies for living costs to players who have won a medal in the Olympics, Paralympics…or persons who coached them… Article 15, paragraph 2 of the Enforcement Decree of the National Sports
 
   
Rosie DiManno: Warm memories of chilly Olympic openers
 
 Toronto Star Online     2018-02-08 kl. 19:52     924 words
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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea—Most magnificent opening ceremonies moment: A ski-jumper, white-suited against the Lillehammer night, with Olympic torch held aloft, hurtling through the air, landing perfectly 70 metres below.

A ski-jumper, white-suited against the Lillehammer night, with Olympic torch held aloft, hurtling through the air, landing perfectly 70 metres below.Handing the torch off to a visually-impaired Paralympic athlete who did a lap of the bowl, then

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Bill Tracker: Exempting Olympic winnings from state income tax
 
 Carlisle Sentinel     2018-02-08 kl. 19:51     308 words
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Each legislative session thousands of bills and amendments are introduced in the Pennsylvania Legislature. Only a fraction become law, and an even smaller portion receive wide media coverage.

Rep. Marty Flynn, D-Lackawanna County, has introduced a bill – House Bill 908 – that would exempt winnings from the Olympics and Paralympics from state income taxes. “The United States is one of the few countries that does not provide government
 
   
Toyota’s ‘Good Odds’ Is Called the Most Effective Super Bowl Ad on Key Brand Metrics
 
 Adweek Online     2018-02-08 kl. 19:46     332 words
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Unruly looks at likely emotional, social and business impact Plenty of Super Bowl ads were entertaining, but which really had an impact at the brand level?

from Unruly, based on the company’s “EQ” scores, a combined metric that scores ads on their likely emotional, social and business impact. “Good Odds,” which told the story of eight-time Paralympic gold medalist Lauren Woolstencroft (and was

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Lavelle lands deal with KT Tape
 
 Cincinnati.com     2018-02-08 kl. 19:31     642 words
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CLOSE Young Cincinnati fans found inspiration from seeing their soccer heroes on the field at Nipper Stadium Sept. 19. Hear who they love and what they loved about the game.

Lavelle becomes the 16th athlete, and second soccer player along with All-Star Jozy Altidore, in KT Tape’s current ambassador lineup of top Olympic and Paralympic sport athletes.... KT Tape’s commitment to the Olympic and Paralympic movements also...

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Meet the adorable 2018 Winter Olympics mascots that the internet is fawning over
 
 Latest Nigerian News.com     2018-02-08 kl. 19:14     79 words
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Soohorang and Bandabi are serving as the mascots for this year's 2018 Winter Games and Paralympic Games. The two animals are not only cute, they also both carry significant meanings in Korean culture.

Soohorang and Bandabi are serving as the mascots for this year's 2018 Winter Games and Paralympic Games.

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The Feb/Mar issue of PosAbility out now!
 
 Posability     2018-02-08 kl. 19:01     319 words
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The latest issue of PosAbility Magazine out now! Find out more about what we have in store for you in the February/March issue and how to get you hands on a copy . . .

Get PyeongChang ready with our comprehensive guide to the Winter Paralympics 2018.
 
   
British Swimming out for Worlds domination
 
 On Track Magazine     2018-02-08 kl. 18:58     311 words
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Tweet on Twitter Words by Colette Carr British Swimming have put out a statement of intent with the announcement of their Para World Series squad with the inclusion Paralympic powerhouses Andy Mullen, Ollie Hynd and Ellie Robinson.

Tweet on Twitter Words by Colette Carr British Swimming have put out a statement of intent with the announcement of their Para World Series squad with the inclusion Paralympic powerhouses Andy Mullen, Ollie Hynd and Ellie Robinson.Heading to
 
   
Pence seeks to keep the South on board against North Korea
 
 Nikkei Asian Review     2018-02-08 kl. 18:55     518 words
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SEOUL/PYEONGCHANG, South Korea -- Washington will continue exerting maximum pressure for the denuclearization of North Korea, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday, signaling caution toward South Korea's calls for a broader dialogue.

Moon and Pence discussed the countries' annual joint military drills, which have been postponed until after the Olympics and Paralympics.... Japan and the U.S. want to intensify military pressure on North Korea after the Paralympics...

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