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Klart Sverige ska bjuda igen
 
 Östra Småland     2018-02-14 kl. 08:21     379 words
 
Blir man upprepade gånger bjuden på fest bör man nog också försöka bjuda igen. Det gäller också stora internationella idrottsarrangemang. Just nu pågår inte bara de olympiska vinterspelen i Sydkorea som fångar så mångas stora intresse.

Paralympics i Stockholm år 2026.
 
   
Victoria och kungaparet på möte inför kommande OS-resan
 
 Gala magazine     2018-02-14 kl. 07:12     84 words
 
I går gav Kungaparet och kronprinsessan företräde för experter från UD för att få fördjupad kunskap om Sydkorea inför resan till de olympiska och paralympiska vinterspelen i Pyeongchang.

I går gav Kungaparet och kronprinsessan företräde för experter från UD för att få fördjupad kunskap om Sydkorea inför resan till de olympiska och paralympiska vinterspelen i Pyeongchang.Under mötet på Kungliga slottet informerade
 
   
En rolig Norgehistoria - för Norge
 
 Idrottens Affärer     2018-02-13 kl. 21:09     884 words
 
Krönika | I Norge är idrotten och den olympiska idrotten samlade under ett tak. Gör man betraktelsen utifrån vinteridrotterna har det varit lyckat. I Sverige har det nog under årens lopp varit en del energiläckage kring denna fråga.

37 medaljer?! - I Norge räknar de också med Paralympics när de sätter upp målet, svarar Calle Hageskog.
 
   
Fullträff av Zetterberg - vann Malmö Open
 
 Norra Skåne     2018-02-13 kl. 20:29     432 words
 
Det var hans debut på den internationella arenan. Sex matcher senare stod Elof Zetterberg med en guldmedalj i handen efter segern i Malmö Open.

Malmö Open har haft parasport i alla år men de har inte haft tennis för stående tidigare.
 
   
"Drömmen är att kunna jobba med parasport på heltid"
 
 Östra Småland Plus     2018-02-13 kl. 20:00     497 words
 
Linnéa Thurfjell är nominerad till svensk hjälte för sitt engagemang inom handikappsidrotten. Hon själv har dock aldrig sett sig som en hjälte. Hon engagerar sig inom parasporten för att hon tycker att det är så roligt.

"Drömmen är att kunna jobba med parasport på heltid".... Drömmen är att kunna jobba med parasport på heltid i framtiden, säger Linnéa Thurfjell.
 
   
Star Refrigeration wishes Team GB Curling Athletes Good Luck in the Winter Olympics
 
 Presskontakt.se     2018-02-13 kl. 18:25     102 words
 
A new state of the art curling rink in Stirling, where Star Refrigeration supplied and installed a vital chiller plant and floor,

A new state of the art curling rink in Stirling, where Star Refrigeration supplied and installed a vital chiller plant and floor,has been in the spotlight last week as Team GB's curling teams set off for the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in
 
   
SOK: "Utmaning att få folk att förstå"
 
 Sydsvenskan     2018-02-13 kl. 17:02     577 words
 
Skidåkare och skidskyttar drar in medaljer och gör reklam för svensk vinterid...

Skidåkare och skidskyttar drar in medaljer och gör reklam för svensk vinterid...

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Falks tränare: "Vi satsade allt på ett kort"
 
 Borås Tidning Plus     2018-02-13 kl. 16:33     313 words
 
Hanna Falks tränare Niclas Grön är nöjd och stolt efter sprinten. Foto: Alex Ljungdahl Hanna Falks tränare Niclas Grön. -Vi satsade allt på ett kort och lyckades. Att bli OS-femma är fantastiskt.

Att bli OS-femma är fantastiskt.Niclas Grön har flera olika uppdrag och är bland annat svensk truppchef i paralympics med en kalender full med förberedelser och möten.
 
   
Vem betalar för OS?
 
 EFT Sverige     2018-02-13 kl. 14:03     444 words
 
Det kan inte förnekas att OS är en spektakulär sporthändelse som bevittnas av en mycket stor del av världens befolkning.

Olympiska spelen i Rio de Janeiro 2016 kostade 13,1 miljarder dollar, nära kostnaden för OS i London och Paralympics, som hamnade på 14,6 miljarder dollar.
 
   
Sitt inte hemma och ha tråkigt på sportlovet
 
 Vårt Göteborg     2018-02-13 kl. 13:42     291 words
 
Massor av aktiviteter i kalendariet. Sportlovsledig och har tråkigt? Ta en titt i Göteborgs Stads kalendarium. Veckan är sprängfylld av olika aktiviteter runt om i staden - som bada, spela pingis eller pyssla.

Du kan prova aktiviteter som boxning, kung fu, basket, fotboll, innebandy, parasport och kickboxning.
 
   
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Olympic Games begin on planet's hottest spot
 
 Springfield News-Leader     2018-02-14 kl. 08:39     742 words
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CLOSE Vice President Pence says he's ready for the U.S. to engage in talks with North Korea. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@FantasticMrNate) reports.

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.
 
   
What would a truly disability-accessible city look like?
 
 The Guardian     2018-02-14 kl. 08:33     1821 words
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T o David Meere, a visually impaired man from Melbourne , among the various obstacles to life in cities is another that is less frequently discussed: fear.

The Musholm sports, holiday and conference complex in Korsør has won numerous awards, most recently from the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee , for its 2015 redesign of the basic 1998 site.
 
   
Nina Roth Rink Takes Aim At First U.S. Olympic Women’s Curling Medal
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-14 kl. 08:17     1394 words
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By | Feb. 14, 2018, 1:23 a.m. (ET) (L-R) Nina Roth, Cory Christensen, Becca Hamilton, Tabitha Peterson and Aileen Geving pose for a photo at the USA House at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

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South Korea approves $2.6 million fund to pay North Koreas Olympic expenses
 
 Yahoo! Sports UK and Ireland     2018-02-14 kl. 08:16     193 words
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South Korea approved a government plan Wednesday that will cover North Korea’s expenses at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics, per the Korea Herald. The fund, approved by the South and North Exchange and Cooperation Promotion Council, costs roughly 2.

Whether or not South Korea will fund North Korea’s participation in the Paralympics, which take place in PyeongChang in March, will be determined in a future council meeting according to the release.Zach Pereles.
 
   
Halfway Through the Olympic Journey: More From the WRAL Team in South Korea
 
 Capitol Broadcasting Company     2018-02-14 kl. 08:03     1528 words
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WRAL-TV’s Jamie Munden captures the Olympic rings on the beach in South Korea. Competition is underway in South Korea and multiple Americans are already winning medals at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Soohorang the games mascot is everywhere along with the Paralympics mascot Bandbai.... Soohorang the games mascot is everywhere along with the Paralympics mascot Bandbai.... Soohorang the games mascot is everywhere along with the Paralympics...
 
   
Friesland's Peak milk gets HS boss nod
 
 Latest Nigerian News.com     2018-02-14 kl. 07:58     45 words
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Friesland WAMCO Capina, manufacturers of Peak Milk has been commended by the Chairman/CEO of HS Media, owners of Hotsports Nigeria Limited, Mr. Taye Ige for equipping the Nigeria Paralympics training centre at the National stadium in Lagos.

Taye Ige for equipping the Nigeria Paralympics training centre at the National stadium in Lagos.The post appeared first on Vanguard News.
 
   
Seoul to Pay $2.6Mln for Pyongyang's Participation in Olympics - Reports
 
 Sputnik     2018-02-14 kl. 07:54     295 words
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - South Korea approved on Wednesday a plan to support North Korea's participation in the Winter Olympics from the government fund, the Yonhap news agency reported.

According to the Yonhap, the issue of paying North Korea's Paralympic bills will be decided at a separate meeting of the council that will be held in the future.
 
   
Sledding on ice
 
 Minot Daily News     2018-02-14 kl. 07:51     808 words
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Submitted Photo Hockey coach Tim Hoff of Bottineau joins a South Korean coach as they stand next to the Olympic ice in PyeongChang, South Korea, during the World Champion para sled hockey games last April. BOTTINEAU – While U.S.

Paralympics sled hockey team, currently training in Chicago.... Along with traveling back and forth between Bottineau and Chicago over the past several weeks, he has traveled with the team to pre-Paralympics games.... Fortunately, the Paralympics...
 
   
Despite growth run, Abenomics still clouded by uncertainty
 
 Japan Times     2018-02-14 kl. 07:47     796 words
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Despite the longest growth run in nearly three decades, Japan’s economic outlook remains far from robust as uncertainty abounds over wage growth and business investment.

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics will also give a near-term boost. “If you are talking about a time span of a decade or two, the domestic market will get smaller,” Barclays’ Nagai said. “For the next few years, companies will be
 
   
Three Alpine Events Have Been Postponed So Far At 2018 Olympics, But It’s Business As Usual For Mikaela Shiffrin
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-14 kl. 07:27     820 words
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By | Feb. 14, 2018, 12:57 a.m. (ET) Mikaela Shiffrin inspects the course prior to the women's slalom at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 at Yongpyong Alpine Centre on Feb. 14, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

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Olympic Legend Dawn Fraser to start the 10th Anniversary Murray Rose Malabar Magic Ocean Swim
 
 Medianet     2018-02-14 kl. 07:14     512 words
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Olympic Legend Dawn Fraser to start the 10 th Anniversary Murray Rose Malabar Magic Ocean Swim   Olympic great Dawn Fraser AO MBE, Paralympian

Olympic Legend Dawn Fraser to start the 10 th Anniversary Murray Rose Malabar Magic Ocean Swim   Olympic great Dawn Fraser AO MBE, Paralympian. ...Louise Sauvage OAM and retried Australian Swim Team Captain Matthew Abood will join over 800 swimmers
 
   
'I love that I'm in a wheelchair': Dylan Alcott on making disability sexy
 
 ABC Online     2018-02-14 kl. 07:14     784 words
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Related Story: Alcott triumphs again, taking fourth straight Australian Open quad title When Dylan Alcott took out his fourth

Dylan's parents were told he would never walk, but what they couldn't have known was that despite his disability he'd go on to win three Paralympic gold medals, five Grand Slams and change the way Australians saw disability.

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Giant Coca-Cola Landmarks a Hit
 
 Koreabizwire     2018-02-14 kl. 07:06     351 words
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Olympic sponsor Coca-Cola’s giant vending machine in Gangneung is proving to be a hit attraction in its own right, with Korean celebrities making pitstops at the commercial landmark to bid South Korean athletes good fortune.

25) and through the 2018 Winter Paralympics (March 9 to 18).
 
   
Calgary Mayor behind bid for 2026 Olympics but admits will depend on whether public support it or not
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-02-14 kl. 07:04     486 words
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Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has admitted he would like the city to bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games but it must have the support of local citizens for it go ahead.

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has admitted he would like the city to bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games but it must have the support of local citizens for it go ahead.Nenshi is currently attending these Winter Olympic Games with Deputy
 
   
PyeongChang 2018: The AU Connection
 
 Athabasca University     2018-02-14 kl. 05:51     845 words
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There is a remarkable presence of current students and alumni competing in these winter games — with at least 40 members of our AU student community, past and present, representing Team Canada at PyeongChang 2018, in South Korea.

PyeongChang 2018! The 2018 AU Olympians are joining the ranks of AU Athletes-Alumni of Olympics past — both summer and winter, and at the Paralympic Games.... And Paralympian swimmer Amber Thomas , AU’s 2017 OPEN magazine cover-star student, who won silver and bronze medals at the 2012 London Paralympics...
 
   
Evansville man prepares for 2018 Winter Paralympics
 
 NBC15     2018-02-14 kl. 05:44     414 words
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EVANSVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) -- Just weeks away from the 2018 Winter Paralympics, an Evansville man is preparing to compete in the games.

Evansville man prepares for 2018 Winter Paralympics.... EVANSVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) -- Just weeks away from the 2018 Winter Paralympics, an Evansville man is preparing to compete in the games."It looks like a fairly simple sport and that's what I thought when...
 
   
S Korea approves fund to support N Korea's Olympic bills
 
 Yahoo! India     2018-02-14 kl. 05:32     547 words
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Seoul [South Korea], Feb 14 (ANI): South Korea on Wednesday approved a government fund plan to support North Korea's participation in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. The South and North Exchange and Cooperation Promotion Council passed 2.

"The issue of whether to bankroll the North's participation in the Pyeongchang Paralympics in March will be determined during a separate council meeting in the future", the ministry added.

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(Olympics) Yonhap introduces 'robot reporter' to cover PyeongChang Olympics
 
 Yonhap News Agency     2018-02-14 kl. 05:14     244 words
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SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Yonhap) -- Yonhap News Agency has introduced an automated reporting system to produce news on the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics as part of its efforts to improve coverage and expand technology-based journalism.

Readers can check out the Korean-language articles on all 15 sports events in real time during the 17-day Winter Games, as well as through the end of the March 9-18 Paralympics, the company added said.
 
   
Shaun White Returns To Top Of The Podium For Third Gold, Win No. 100 For Team USA In Winter Olympic History
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-14 kl. 04:57     590 words
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By | Feb. 13, 2018, 10:16 p.m. (ET) Shaun White celebrates after his first run of the men's halfpipe final at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 at Phoenix Snow Park on Feb. 14, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

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Shaun White Wins Historic 100th Olympic Winter Games Gold Medal For Team USA
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-14 kl. 04:57     436 words
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By | Feb. 13, 2018, 10:32 p.m. (ET)   PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – Snowboarder Shaun White today made history by securing the 100 th  gold medal for Team USA at the Olympic Winter Games.

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Para Athletics world medallist Liam Stanley up for Sport BC award
 
 Victoria News     2018-02-14 kl. 04:38     175 words
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Decorated para-soccer player and runner Liam Stanley of Greater Victoria has been named a finalist in the Athlete with a Disability category for the 2018 Sport BC Athlete of the Year awards.

Harriers runner captured a silver medal in the T37 (ambulatory) classification and was seventh in the 800 metres at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in London last summer, following up his 1500m silver at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic...

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High performance sport in Australia
 
 Australian Sports Commission     2018-02-14 kl. 04:27     758 words
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Each organisation has a critical role to play to ensure Australia continues to excel on the world’s sporting stage.

Who: The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) and Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) Their role:... The AOC, APC and ACGA support sports to access significant international competitions, including the Olympic Games, Paralympic...
 
   
U.S. Snowboarder Rosie Mancari Out Of Olympic Competition Due To Injury
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-14 kl. 04:08     289 words
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By | Feb. 13, 2018, 9:35 p.m. (ET) Snowboarder Rosie Mancari attends a press conference ahead of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 8, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

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From Meditation To Mind Runs, Olympians And Paralympians Share Tips For Mental Training
 
 Good Magazine     2018-02-14 kl. 03:53     519 words
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Athletes at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games train more than just muscle to get this far.

From Meditation To Mind Runs, Olympians And Paralympians Share Tips For Mental Training.... Athletes at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games train more than just muscle to get this far.Some of the most decorated Olympians, and Paralympians, also focus on taking...
 
   
North Korea delegation to receive nearly $3MM in South Korea funding
 
 UPI     2018-02-14 kl. 03:51     277 words
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Feb. 13 (UPI) -- North Korea 's participation in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics is coming at a hefty price tag, and South Korean taxpayers are being expected to foot the bill for the North Koreans participating in the Winter Games.

The funds do not include money that will go toward another 150 North Koreans participating in the March Paralympics, but Seoul is expected to finance their stay as well, according to the report.

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Young and old welcomed at club
 
 St George & Sutherland Shire Leader     2018-02-14 kl. 03:21     301 words
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It is a shame Mr Legend experienced significant prices rises in the cost of his children’s sports, coinciding with the NSW Government $100 Active Kids rebate (“Active Kids rebate cost me money”, Your View, January 31).

I would like to reassure Mr Legend and readers that in contrast the not-for-profit St George District Athletic Club, home of 12 Olympians, and Paralympians, subsidises junior athletes of all abilities.
 
   
Michael Phelps And Wife Nicole Welcome Baby No. 2, Beckett
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-14 kl. 03:18     303 words
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By | Feb. 13, 2018, 8:55 p.m. (ET) Boomer Phelps is officially a big brother, and #babyshark officially has a name.

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S. Korean gov't approves US$2.6 mil. to bankroll N. Korea's Olympic participation
 
 Arirang     2018-02-14 kl. 03:03     204 words
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The South Korean government has approved a budget worth 2.6 million U.S. dollars to cover expenses incurred by the North Korean delegation sent to PyeongChang.

The South Korean government plans to hold another meeting concerning the participation of North Korea with a delegation of roughly 150 members, at the PyeongChang Paralympics to kick off in March.
 
   
What do you want to be when you grow up?
 
 Sherbrooke Record     2018-02-14 kl. 02:04     90 words
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Tuesday was a special day for the students of Waterloo Elementary School (WES) as invited guests shared stories of their careers with students across all levels of the school.

from the four-year old kindergarten right up to the sixth grade got first-hand information on what it means to be a dog behaviour therapist, a paralympian, a visual artist, a prison guard, Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer, and a newspaper
 
   
Olympics Merchandise Covers a Wide Ground
 
 SportsTravelMagazine.com     2018-02-14 kl. 02:03     212 words
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It’s hard to go all the way to the Olympics and not come back with something. Organizers of course know this, which is why there are a few merchandise superstores around Pyeongchang, namely in the Olympic Parks.

Organizers of course know this, which is why there are a few merchandise superstores around Pyeongchang, namely in the Olympic Parks.The official mascot, Soohorang the white tiger, and the Paralympics mascot, Bandabi the black bear, are basically
 
   
Olympic Video Mapping By ETC Audiovisuel In PyeongChang
 
 Lighting Dimensions     2018-02-14 kl. 01:38     1048 words
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Video mapping is an art as well as a science, especially when it comes to mega projects on the scale of the opening ceremonies for this winter’s Olympic games in PyeongChang, Korea.

remains perfectly and dynamically aligned with the objects in realtime.” Pool, Bouqueniaux has been on site in Korea since December 26, 2017 and will remain until March 22, 2018, after the closing ceremonies for the Paralympic Games.
 
   
S. Korea to Deliberate Spending to Cover Costs of N. Korea's Olympic Participation
 
 Korea Broadcasting System     2018-02-14 kl. 01:35     139 words
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The government will deliberate spending two-point-nine billion won of state funds to cover the costs of North Korea's participation in the Winter Olympics.

Costs for the North's participation in the PyeongChang Paralympics will be deliberated later.KBS WORLD Radio.

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The Winter Olympics Takes To Email
 
 Media Post     2018-02-14 kl. 01:31     435 words
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The eyes of the world are on PyeongChang, South Korea as athletes from 92 countries compete in the 23rd edition of the Winter Olympic Games, and publishers have taken to email to share news updates with readers around the world.

Once the Winter Olympics close on February 25, PyeongChang will prepare for the Paralympic Winter Games beginning on March 9.
 
   
Track Cycling World Cup Return...
 
 PezCycling News     2018-02-14 kl. 01:01     455 words
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Cycling Canada is pleased to announce that the Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup will be returning to Milton’s Mattamy National Cycling Centre for a second consecutive year from October 26-28, 2018.

Founded in 1882, Cycling Canada aims to create and sustain an effective system that develops talented Canadian cyclists to achieve Olympic, Paralympic, and World Championship medal performances....Canadian Olympic Committee and the Canadian Paralympic...
 
   
Five years ago today, Reeva Steenkamp was writing her Valentine’s card.
 
 Mamamia     2018-02-14 kl. 00:51     1091 words
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The day before she died, Reeva Steenkamp – model, lawyer, soon-to-be reality star – had her thumbs busy on Twitter. If her feed was anything to go by, Steenkamp was quite partial to the platform, tweeting often and easily.

Despite having both tibias amputated at just 11 months old, Pistorious made both the Paralympics and Olympics, known affectionately across the world as the Blade Runner.

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How Reeva Steenkamp's mother is keeping her daughter's legacy alive five years after Oscar Pistorius shooting
 
 Who.com.au     2018-02-14 kl. 00:45     655 words
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June Steenkamp outside court in 2014. “She phoned me saying she wanted to do something about all this abuse,” her mother, June Steenkamp tells WHO. “The morning she died she was due to talk at a high school. She had a whole speech.

14, 2013, Reeva’s boyfriend, the once-celebrated Paralympian and Olympian Oscar Pistorius, then 26, shot dead the 30-year-old through a locked bathroom door at the athlete’s luxury home in Pretoria.
 
   
Ige hails WAMCO over National Stadium Power Gym transformation
 
 Vanguard     2018-02-14 kl. 00:41     269 words
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By Gabriel Olawale Chairman/CEO of HS Media, owners of HotSports, Mr. Taye Ige, has praised Friesland Campina WAMCO for turning the dilapidated Power Gymnasium complex at the National Stadium, Surulere to a world class training facility.

challenge the Nigerian Paralympic team to achieve more, remains one of several interventions by Friesland Campina WAMCO....stunned on seeing the archaic, dilapidating and unconducive atmosphere where the Paralympic Team, that hauled medals at the last Paralympics trained. “Convinced that if the place is made conducive for the Paralympians...

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SPONSORED: Karate practitioners win medals during the third Japanese Ambassador’s cup
 
 Rwanda New Times     2018-02-14 kl. 00:41     744 words
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The mood in the stadium was enthusiastic as hundreds of spectators watched and encouraged a team of karate players from different clubs in Rwanda taking part in the 3rd Karate Ambassador’s Cup at Petit Stade in Amahoro Stadium on 10 th February 2018.

Paralympic Games in Tokyo which features “unity in diversity” as one of its main concepts. “I am really impressed to see the way these young Rwandans are liking and learning karate and I believe that a good number will participate in Tokyo
 
   
Biological parents may hold hope for girl with rare disease
 
 CHINAdaily USA     2018-02-14 kl. 00:18     660 words
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Meisyn Ellison (far right) and her family in the United States.

She has received some professional ski training and dreams of becoming an Olympic champion at the Paralympic Games one day.

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4 People Reveal The Worst Valentine’s Gifts They Ever Received
 
 The Cusp     2018-02-14 kl. 00:14     879 words
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Whether you regard Valentine’s Day as a serious cultural celebration, a frivolous commercial entity or just plain out cheesy, there’s one thing you can count on. Come February 14, across the country, a lot of gifts will be exchanged.

The four-time Grand Slam wheelchair tennis champion, three-time Paralympic gold medallist and triple j broadcaster recalls an unexpected gift from his high school years.

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Yearly review by the Board of Directors of the implementation of the AFEP-MEDEF Code
 
 Ascent Atos     2018-02-14 kl. 00:14     366 words
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Bezons, February 9th, 2018 – The Company committed in 2008 to implement the recommendations of the AFEP-MEDEF corporate governance code for listed

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.
 
   
Sexually assaulted at the Olympics? Now you can visit a support center
 
 HelloGiggles     2018-02-14 kl. 00:12     599 words
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For many Americans, the Winter Olympics mean three things: fierce competitors, stellar sportsmanship, and gold medal glory.

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This young man, J.Q. Hart, is a regular at Sportsplex . A 4 year Letterman..
 
 TaableNote News     2018-02-14 kl. 00:10     100 words
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This young man, J.Q. Hart, is a regular at Sportsplex . A 4 year Letterman in 3 sports, All State in wresting and track. He set the American and World Record in the 400 meter in the 2015 Paralympics in Doha, Qatar.

He set the American and World Record in the 400 meter in the 2015 Paralympics in Doha, Qatar.His team set a Worlds Record in the 4 man relay in the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
 
   
RS Venture Connect in World Sailing’s Para Programme
 
 Blue Sheets     2018-02-13 kl. 23:51     454 words
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have seen remarkable progress for the RS Venture Connect.

and has been rounded off by one of the most successful sailing Paralympians coming on board to help establish the Class....pathway and accessible competition format opportunities, represents a positive development for sailing during its bid for Paralympic...
 
   
3 Reasons The Paralympics Are Secretly More Feminist Than The Olympics
 
 Bustle     2018-02-13 kl. 23:31     819 words
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Every country has its female Paralympic heroes. My own is Australia's Louise Sauvage , who won nine Paralympic gold medals in wheelchair racing and is a legend in Australian sport.

3 Reasons The Paralympics Are Secretly More Feminist Than The Olympics.... Every country has its female Paralympic heroes.... My own is Australia's Louise Sauvage , who won nine Paralympic gold medals in wheelchair racing and is a legend in Australian...
 
   
Para Alpine World Cup at Kimberley Alpine Resort
 
 BCLocalNews.com     2018-02-13 kl. 23:18     220 words
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Kimberley Alpine Resort hosted some of the world’s best Para Athletes this past weekend at the Para Alpine World Cup event.

Globe and moving on to the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Paralympics (March 9 to 18, 2018).... For a full list of the results, video highlights and the final world cup rankings, check out www.paralympic.org. blackpress.tv.
 
   
BLACK PANTHER opens nationwide tomorrow.
 
 Showbiz in FULL HD     2018-02-13 kl. 23:10     10644 words
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Steenkamp by Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.
 
   
Medal winning line-up nominated for Paralympics
 
 Banff Crag & Canyon     2018-02-13 kl. 23:07     600 words
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Canada is planning to send a high-powered group of cross-country skiers and biathletes to the start line in PyeongChang with a focus on contributing to the nation’s medal count at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, Cross Country Canada announced on Monday.

Medal winning line-up nominated for Paralympics.... Canada is planning to send a high-powered group of cross-country skiers and biathletes to the start line in PyeongChang with a focus on contributing to the nation’s medal count at the 2018 Paralympic...
 
   
Olympic Snowboarding Champ Kelly Clark On Staying Motivated To Pursue Your Dreams
 
 Forbes.com     2018-02-13 kl. 23:04     391 words
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Snowboarder Kelly Clark She can vividly recall the first year that snowboarding was in the Olympics at Nagano in 1998. She was 14.

Figure skater Nathan Chen, snowboarder Kelly Clark and paralympic snowboarder Mike Schultz are part of Team Kelloggs 2018 As Clark thought about her own success and observed others, she saw that people define success by big moments in life.
 
   
How NASA Tech Helps Predict Snowfall for the 2018 Winter Olympics
 
 Long Room.com     2018-02-13 kl. 23:02     302 words
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Snowfall is crucial to Earth's life-giving water cycle, and fresh snow is a special bonus to Olympic athletes whose careers depend on sliding, gliding or jumping over it.

NASA will participate in this project, called ICE-POP (International Collaborative Experiments for Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games) until the end of the 2018 Paralympic Games, on March 18.

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Paralympics 2018: Dates, Sports, Location For Games
 
 International Business Times     2018-02-13 kl. 22:39     274 words
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The Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, are in full swing after Day 7 got underway Tuesday. The Games are scheduled to continue until Feb. 25 when they conclude with the Closing Ceremony.

Paralympics 2018: Dates, Sports, Location For Games.... 25 when they conclude with the Closing Ceremony.Less than two weeks later, the Paralympics are scheduled to begin with 670 athletes who are set to compete in 80 medal events, according to the Paralympic...

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Wine and film pairing set for National Ability Center benefit
 
 Park Record     2018-02-13 kl. 22:05     844 words
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Although the National Ability Center's annual wine-centric fundraiser of the year — Red, White and Snow — is still a few weeks away, the nonprofit will pop the cork early with a partnership with the Park City Film Series.

The evening will also include information about Red, White and Snow and the upcoming Paralympic Games.
 
   
South Korea Pushes Bill to Make Taxpayers Pay for North Korea’s Olympics Presence
 
 Breitbart.com     2018-02-13 kl. 21:55     738 words
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The South Korean government is debating a proposal to bill South Korean taxpayers almost $3 million to cover the cost of North Korea’s participation in the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Another meeting will be held in March to determine if South Korea will cover the cost of North Korea’s participation in the Paralympics as well.

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United States name team for UCI Para Cycling Track World Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-02-13 kl. 21:35     306 words
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US Paralympics have announced an 18-strong squad for the upcoming International Cycling Union (UCI) Para Cycling Track World Championships in Rio de Janeiro.

US Paralympics have announced an 18-strong squad for the upcoming International Cycling Union (UCI) Para Cycling Track World Championships in Rio de Janeiro.Four-time Paralympic medallist Joe Berenyi headlines the men's team and goes into the
 
   
FUJIFILM / FUJINON ANNOUNCES ONSITE SERVICE and SUPPORT IN SOUTH KOREA FOR 2018 WINTER GAMES
 
 4RFV.com     2018-02-13 kl. 21:33     390 words
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At next month's Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will provide on-site technical service and support for FUJINON lenses.

82 (0)10-7639 6443, 82 (0)10-5841-9735 (English) Email: ff-odtv_tech_support(at)fujifilm(dot)com *Please note this is not an official event of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games and Paralympics Games and this service is being independently

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Air Canada Taps Ryan Reynolds For New Olympics Spot
 
 Media Post     2018-02-13 kl. 21:32     89 words
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Air Canada is supporting its 20-year sponsorship of Canada’s Olympic Team and 11-year support of Canada’s Paralympic Team with the "Our Time" TV spot voiced by actor Ryan Reynolds.

Air Canada is supporting its 20-year sponsorship of Canada’s Olympic Team and 11-year support of Canada’s Paralympic Team with the "Our Time" TV spot voiced by actor Ryan Reynolds.Developed with FCB Canada, the creative is designed to show how
 
   
Samsung’s marvelous Olympic-edition Note 8 is worthy of a gold medal
 
 Digital Trends     2018-02-13 kl. 21:29     492 words
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If you like Samsung’s smartphones, you’ll wish you were an Olympian.

The Paralympians taking part in the Winter Paralympic Games haven’t been left out, either, and Samsung will also be supplying all of them with the same special edition Note 8, with an additional Paralympics-themed case to commemorate the role
 
   
Germany: DB Schenker is fully prepared for PyeongChang Olympics from eNews Nr 584
 
 UIC     2018-02-13 kl. 21:15     347 words
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By the time that athletes from Team Germany and the German Paralympic team start competing for Olympic and Paralympic medals in PyeongChang in South

By the time that athletes from Team Germany and the German Paralympic team start competing for Olympic and Paralympic medals in PyeongChang in South. ...Korea on February 9, the logistics experts at DB Schenker will have completed their sterling
 
   
5 Things to Do: Feb. 16-18
 
 Make It Better     2018-02-13 kl. 21:03     520 words
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This weekend, keep the Valentine’s Day celebration going with two romantic productions, check out the latest free art installation at Navy Pier, and more. “ The Passion of Héloïse and Abélard ” Image courtesy of The Newberry Consort. Feb.

12 Hotels That Practically Double as Museums 14 Chicago Area Athletes to Watch in the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics Been There, Done Hygge?
 
   
FIFA World Cup 2018 Stadiums: List of Venues with Schedules
 
 Sportskeeda.com     2018-02-13 kl. 21:02     700 words
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Matches, timings, and capacity details of all 2018 World Cup stadiums in Russia TOP CONTRIBUTOR Top 5 / Top 10 13 Feb 2018, 18:54 IST 84 Share

In 2014, it staged the opening and closing ceremonies for the Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympics.
 
   
Bolen announced candidacy for 25th Senate District
 
 Spooner Advocate     2018-02-13 kl. 20:52     269 words
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CABLE– Cable businessman James Bolen has announced his intention to run for Wisconsin’s 25th Senate District. Bolen recently made his announcement to supporters in Rice Lake and Phillips.

Committee for the 2015 International Paralympic Committee’s Nordic Skiing World Championships held in Cable.
 
   
The SI Swimsuit Issue Gets Deep With 'In Her Own Words'Read More
 
 AskMen Canada     2018-02-13 kl. 20:37     497 words
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Trending News: The SI Swimsuit Issue Gets Deep With 'In Her Own Words' February 13, 2018 Share Tweet Quick Take The time has come once

Drop This Fact. Another first for 2018, Brenna Huckaby became the first Paralympian to pose for the swimsuit issue.Ian Lang February.

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Danielle Herrington makes history as the second black model to cover ‘Sports Illustrated’
 
 Mic.com     2018-02-13 kl. 20:36     265 words
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Twenty-one years ago, in 1997, Tyra Banks made history as the first black model to grace the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. In 2018, model Danielle Herrington makes history as only the second black model to grace the issue.

Women featured inside the magazine include Ashley Graham , Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman and Paralympian Brenna Huckaby .
 
   
Yonhap: We have good partnership relations with Kazinform
 
 Kazinform     2018-02-13 kl. 20:30     271 words
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:41 106 ??????????: PYEONGCHANG. KAZINFORM Kazinform correspondent Kunsultan Otarbai, who is now at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, has met with Lee Sung-han of Yonhap News Agency (Republic of Korea), Kazinform correspondent reports.

The agreement made it possible not only to cover the Olympic and Paralympic Games but also has a positive impact on the relations between our states.
 
   
In Harley Windsor, Australia has its first Indigenous Winter Olympian – why has it taken so long?
 
 Conversation AU     2018-02-13 kl. 20:28     776 words
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Many Indigenous athletes have represented Australia at the Summer Olympics . But, in Pyeongchang, figure skater Harley Windsor is set to become Australia’s first Indigenous Winter Olympian.

Indigenous Australians have had much greater involvement at the Summer Olympics and Paralympics, with more than 40 Olympic and 11 Paralympic representatives over time.
 
   
PyeongChang 2018: Keiichi Sato aiming for the top of the world
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-13 kl. 20:05     295 words
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Japanese dual-sport athlete transitions from triathlon to biathlon at Winter Paralympics Japan’s Keiichi Sato is preparing for his fourth Paralympic Games , but third winter edition.

Japanese dual-sport athlete transitions from triathlon to biathlon at Winter Paralympics Japan’s Keiichi Sato is preparing for his fourth Paralympic Games , but third winter edition.The Nagoya-native competed at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in
 
   
Canada beat USA in Border Series
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-13 kl. 20:05     298 words
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Reigning world champions beat rivals ahead of PyeongChang 2018 The two top Para ice hockey teams met one last time before the PyeongChang 2018

Reigning world champions beat rivals ahead of PyeongChang 2018 The two top Para ice hockey teams met one last time before the PyeongChang 2018. ...Paralympic Winter Games , and it was Canada leaving with the win as the 2018 Border Series concluded
 
   
Dublin 2018: Nicole Turner honoured to represent Ireland at home
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-13 kl. 20:05     451 words
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Teenage talent focused on Europeans before turning her attention to 2019 Worlds Despite her youth, 15-year-old Nicole Turner is one of Ireland’s

But she knows this year’s competition will be special. “It will be Ireland's first major Paralympic event....The Irish teenage talent competed at her maiden Paralympic Games in Rio, in 2016, achieving a fifth place in the 50m butterfly S6 .
 
   
South Africa: Anderson Upbeat After Possible SA Record
 
 Africa-News.info     2018-02-13 kl. 19:59     464 words
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Rio Paralympian archer, Shaun Anderson (Tuks), thinks he might have shot a South African record over the weekend in his first competition since the boat accident in which he lost the use of his legs.

Rio Paralympian archer, Shaun Anderson (Tuks), thinks he might have shot a South African record over the weekend in his first competition since the boat accident in which he lost the use of his legs.In the first round on Saturday at the TuksArchery
 
   
B.C. sledge hockey player makes Canada’s Paralympic team for second time
 
 Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal     2018-02-13 kl. 19:50     461 words
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Hockey Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee has announced its Paralympic sledge hockey roster for the 2018 Paralympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, and B.C. athlete James Gemmell has made the team.

B.C. sledge hockey player makes Canada’s Paralympic team for second time.... Hockey Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee has announced its Paralympic sledge hockey roster for the 2018 Paralympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, and B.C. athlete...

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B.C. sledge hockey player makes Canada’s Paralympic team for second time
 
 Lake Cowichan Gazette     2018-02-13 kl. 19:48     19 words
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The Paralympic medallist from Quesnel will head to PyeongChang to compete The post appeared first on Lake Cowichan Gazette .

B.C. sledge hockey player makes Canada’s Paralympic team for second time.... The Paralympic medallist from Quesnel will head to PyeongChang to compete The post appeared first on Lake Cowichan Gazette .Melanie Law.
 
   
USAT Paratriathlon National Championships return to Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
 
 Triathlonbusiness.com     2018-02-13 kl. 19:21     477 words
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The 2018 USA Triathlon Paratriathlon National Championships will be held in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin , as part of the Pleasant Prairie Triathlon for the second consecutive year.

opportunity to qualify for the USA Paratriathlon Development Team Program, which is designed to identify and develop athletic potential leading toward the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
 
   
Thousands flock to Team Qatar Village at Aspire Park
 
 Gulf Times     2018-02-13 kl. 19:13     608 words
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The Team Qatar Village at the Aspire Park was transformed into a beehive of activity on Tuesday as several thousands thronged the venue for the National Sport Day (NSD) celebrations.

In addition to the Aspire Park, the public were able to try new sports, pick up old ones and discover new talents at key hubs in Katara, Al Shaqab, Lusail, the Qatar Women’s Sport Committee and the Qatar Paralympic Committee, with a total of 72
 
   
Team USA’s Four Olympic Events To Watch On Wednesday, Feb. 14
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-13 kl. 19:00     713 words
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By | Feb. 13, 2018, 11 a.m. (ET) Mikaela Shiffrin competes during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup women's slalom on Jan. 28, 2018 in Lenzerheide, Switzerland.

Looking for breaking news, videos, Olympic and Paralympic team bios all at your fingertips?
 
   
Team USA’s Emily Sweeney OK After Scary Accident In Olympic Luge Race
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-13 kl. 19:00     605 words
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By | Feb. 13, 2018, 12:11 p.m. (ET) Emily Sweeney reacts during run three of women's singles luge at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 13, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Looking for breaking news, videos, Olympic and Paralympic team bios all at your fingertips?
 
   
Tourney's athletes push selves to limit
 
 Big Walnut Local Schools     2018-02-13 kl. 18:49     430 words
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. THISWEEKNEWS.COM @ThisWeekGary C.J. Oliver is all in. The 12-year-old said he plans to participate in the Hoops Madness Tournament on Feb. 24 in the Franklin Park Indoor Adventure Center, 1755 E. Broad St. in east Columbus.

Proceeds from the event, raised through sponsorships and a bake sale, benefit Paralympic Sports Club Columbus and Friends of Therapeutic Recreation.
 
   
Star Refrigeration wishes Team GB Curling Athletes Good Luck in the Winter Olympics
 
 WTVM     2018-02-13 kl. 18:42     277 words
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SOURCE Star Refrigeration A new state of the art curling rink in Stirling, where Star Refrigeration supplied and installed a vital chiller plant and

Winter Olympics and Paralympics in PyeongChang.... We wish all of Team GB competing in the Winter Olympics and Paralympics Games the best of luck – we'll be cheering you on from Scotland.

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Is The 2018 Winter Olympics Stadium Heated? It Could Get Scary Cold
 
 Bustle     2018-02-13 kl. 18:37     617 words
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After issues with warm weather at the last two Winter Games, PyeongChang faces a unique problem: It's cold. Really cold. The temperatures are projected to range from 20 to 40 degrees Fahrenheit in the coming weeks.

That leaves the closing ceremony and the Paralympic Games' ceremonies as its next and final three.... Assuming these plans are put in place for the closing ceremony and Paralympics Games, too, there is hope for the spectators.
 
   
Designed for speed and quality, Bethlehem company's monoskis to be used in Paralympics
 
 Lehigh Valley Business     2018-02-13 kl. 18:29     39 words
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February 13, 2018 at 7:00 AM When the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games start March 8 in Pyeongchang, South Korea, several alpine skiers will be shredding the slopes using monoskis made by a startup in Bethlehem.

Designed for speed and quality, Bethlehem company's monoskis to be used in Paralympics.... February 13, 2018 at 7:00 AM When the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games start March 8 in Pyeongchang, South Korea, several alpine skiers will be shredding the...
 
   
City of St. John’s Names Athletes, Team of the Year
 
 VOCM     2018-02-13 kl. 18:24     150 words
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The City of St. John’s celebrated some of the province’s top athletes at a special ceremony at city hall last night. The City handed out the 2017 Athletes and Team of the Year awards.

The City handed out the 2017 Athletes and Team of the Year awards.Liam Hickey, who recently joined Team Canada’s roster as the only Newfoundlander heading to the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, was declared Male Athlete of the Year.
 
   
Tokyo hosts Japanese Sambo Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-02-13 kl. 18:24     239 words
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Tokyo has staged the 2018 edition of the Japanese Sambo Championships, with more than 100 athletes claimed to have taken part in the event.

Nine men's weight categories were contested throughout the duration of the Championships in Japan's capital city, the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic host.
 
   
Flip out: Protein pancakes fit for a Paralympian
 
 On Track Magazine     2018-02-13 kl. 18:18     183 words
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Tweet on Twitter Words by Colette Carr Its Shrove Tuesday, and your Instagram, Twitter and Facebook feeds are flooded with perfectly sugared, fluffy, springy pancakes. Some drowned in chocolate spread, some topped with piles of streaky bacon.

Flip out: Protein pancakes fit for a Paralympian.
 
   
Cross-country skiing promoted on Parliament Hill
 
 Radio Canada International     2018-02-13 kl. 18:17     257 words
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Newly-arrived Syrian children were offered cross-country ski lessons by the Nakkertok Nordic Club. The club is involved in initiatives to promote the sport including this year’s event in Ottawa.

Invited to come skiing on Parliament Hill are members of Parliament, Olympians and Paralympians, youth and volunteers.
 
   
Aly Raisman Posed Nude for *Sports Illustrated Swim*
 
 Teen Vogue     2018-02-13 kl. 18:11     432 words
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“I would like to remind everyone that being a survivor is nothing to be ashamed of." Olympian Aly Raisman loves her sport and her body — and now she’s using her platform to spread that positivity and empower others.

Brenna, who was and then joined the US snowboard team at 18, currently represents the U.S. in Paralympic snowboarding.

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Athletics Kenya name athletes expected for Commonwealth games trials
 
 East African Standard     2018-02-13 kl. 18:09     193 words
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Over 250 athletes have been invited by the Athletics Kenya (AK) to turn up and compete at the Commonwealth games trials.

Kenya topped the medal table in athletics at the 2014 Glasgow Games in Scotland with ten gold medals, ten silver and five bronze with most of the medals coming from athletics with one bronze coming from boxing and the others in Paralympics.

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You’ve been served
 
 DVIDS     2018-02-13 kl. 18:09     533 words
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By: MaryTherese Griffin, Warrior Care and Transition ARLINGTON, Va. - When Dr. Lisa Maddox was a Girl Scout, she witnessed the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery.

Eventually, I want to make the national wheelchair tennis team and represent the U.S. in the future at the Tennis World Cup and the 2020 Paralympics,” said Maddox.
 
   
Shingo Kunieda back to full strength after an injury hit 18 months
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-13 kl. 18:08     444 words
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Japanese wheelchair tennis legend kicks off season with Australian Open title The year is only six weeks old but it has already been a major improvement on 2017 for one of wheelchair tennis ’ greats.

So I took a rest for half a year, and then the injury was recovered,” the three-time Paralympic champion explained. “Wheelchair tennis is developing year by year, so I am not satisfied to keep my level, I need to improve myself.
 
   
PyeongChang 2018: Wheelchair curling schedule released
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-13 kl. 18:08     169 words
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Hosts South Korea will open against the USA World Curling has released the schedule for wheelchair curling competition at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games , which begins 9 March.

Hosts South Korea will open against the USA World Curling has released the schedule for wheelchair curling competition at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games , which begins 9 March.The round-robin format will have matches from 10-15 March,
 
   
Paving the path to the podium
 
 Global News Canada     2018-02-13 kl. 18:05     39 words
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Before Manitobans make the trip to the Olympics or Paralympics, they usually spend some time at the Canadian Sport Centre. The organization has been helping athletes climb the podium for more than 20 years. Global’s Mitch Rosset reports.

Before Manitobans make the trip to the Olympics or Paralympics, they usually spend some time at the Canadian Sport Centre.
 
   
Star Refrigeration wishes Team GB Curling Athletes Good Luck in the Winter Olympics
 
 PRWeb     2018-02-13 kl. 17:53     478 words
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Curling rink This exciting development means that our curling teams can train all year round in the high quality facility to help them reach the top of their game MISSOULA, Mont.

The company has been working in the leisure industry since 1970, installing 80% of the UK’s ice rinks, curling rinks, indoor ski slopes and ice walls, including Braehead Arena where Sochi Paralympics 2014 bronze medallist Aileen Nielson trained

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Worth Remembering: Pyeongchang Pentagonal Olympic Stadium 2018
 
 SGB Media     2018-02-13 kl. 17:36     158 words
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The opening and closing ceremonies for the Winter Olympics are being held in a 35,000-square foot temporary pentagonal structure, pictured above, with

The opening and closing ceremonies for the Winter Olympics are being held in a 35,000-square foot temporary pentagonal structure, pictured above, with. ...the Olympic and Paralympic games being hosted over a mile away at the Alpesina ski resort,

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Report from Parliament Hill: Olympic and Paralympic Games bring Canadians together to support our athletes
 
 Sioux Lookout Bulletin     2018-02-13 kl. 17:28     582 words
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Bob Nault, MP, Kenora Riding The Olympic Games  have officially started in PyeongChang, South Korea. Over the next month, Canada’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes will serve as a source of inspiration and great pride for all Canadians.

Olympic and Paralympic Games bring Canadians together to support our athletes.... Over the next month, Canada’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes will serve as a source of inspiration and great pride for all Canadians.I would like to encourage all of us in...
 
   
Russia Is Holding Their Own Winter Olympics After Getting Banned From The Actual Games
 
 BroBible     2018-02-13 kl. 17:27     294 words
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Getty Image Anyone who’s seen Rocky IV  knows the serious training regimen that Russian athletes are forced to undergo before performing on the

According to TASS , Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has pledged to host an alternative version of the Winter Olympics (as well as the Paralympics) for competitors who didn’t receive an invite.
 
   
Joey Mantia Finishes Eighth In 1,500, Plans To "Pick Up The Pieces" And Improve For Remaining Olympic Races
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-13 kl. 17:20     849 words
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By | Feb. 13, 2018, 9:50 a.m. (ET) Joey Mantia competes in the men's 1,500-meter at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 13, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Sliding Into Retirement: Erin Hamlin Places Sixth In Final Luge Race for Team USA
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-13 kl. 17:20     957 words
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By | Feb. 13, 2018, 11 a.m. (ET) Erin Hamlin reacts after the women's singles luge competition at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 13, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

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Team USA Qualifies For Women's Hockey Semifinal After Defeating Olympic Athletes From Russia
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-13 kl. 17:20     767 words
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By | Feb. 13, 2018, 10:35 a.m. (ET) Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson attacks the goal against Olympic Athletes from Russia at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 13, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea.  GANGNEUNG, South Korea -- The U.S.

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Tuesday's Olympic Watch: Mikaela Shiffrin, Shaun White in spotlight
 
 The Inquirer     2018-02-13 kl. 17:08     824 words
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Getting set for Tuesday’s Olympic slate with some observations, quick hits, and wondering how Emily Sweeney walked away from that crash. Tuesday night’s highlight Mikaela Shiffrin finally hits the slopes after a two-day weather delay.

The stadium will be used four times – for the opening and closing ceremonies for the regular Olympics, and the opening and closing ceremonies for the Paralympics.Ed Barkowitz.
 
   
Extra: BBC1 goes “Away For Winter”; “Mind Set Go” gets March debut
 
 RealScreen Magazine     2018-02-13 kl. 17:05     450 words
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BBC1 helps plan a winter getaway BBC1 has launched a series for people looking for their slice of paradise.

Produced by Vancouver and Edmonton-based Anaïd, in association with Accessible Media Inc. and the Canadian Paralympic Committee, the 8 x 30-minute series follows eight Canadians who try to tackle their obesity over the span of three months.
 
   
“How much is my coin worth?” The Royal Mint launches new service to authenticate and value pre-decimal coins
 
 West Wales Chronicle     2018-02-13 kl. 17:04     1089 words
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For anyone who has ever wondered if their pre-decimal coin is genuine and how much it might be worth, The Royal Mint has launched a brand new service that will now reveal all.

The year 2012 was of particular significance for The Royal Mint’s medal-making team, with the manufacture of all 4,700 Victory Medals for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Toyota Releases North American Environmental Report
 
 19 Action News     2018-02-13 kl. 16:55     992 words
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SOURCE Toyota Motor North America Goal to Create a More Sustainable Future for Society, Business and the Planet Driven by its Environmental Challenge

Texas Toyota affirmed its commitment to meaningful environmental contributions through a television commercial showcasing iconic moments in Olympic and Paralympic history.... The commercial, titled "Frozen," aims to further spark the conversation on global warming and the imminent impact that it may have on the beauty, hope and heroes of the Olympic and Paralympic...

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