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Sportlov: Kälkhockey med landslagsspelare på isen
 
 Borås Tidning Plus     2018-02-14 kl. 19:25     395 words
 
Sportlovslediga barn och ungdomar kan den här veckan testa olika idrotter. Foto: Jan Pettersson Martin Magnevill är landslagsspelare i kälkhockey. Om tre veckor ska han vara med i Paralympics i Pyeongchang.

Om tre veckor ska han vara med i Paralympics i Pyeongchang.Som paraishockey i Ishallen under överinseende av landslagsspelaren Martin Magnevill från Kinna.... Kälkhockey, eller paraishockey som det kallas internationellt, är sedan 1994 en gren i Paralympics...
 
   
Snöskohelgen återkommer - men "byter spår"
 
 Avesta Tidning     2018-02-14 kl. 10:48     276 words
 
Några av deltagarna i Snöskotrampet på väg utför Rättviksbacken. FOTO: PRIVAT Snöskohelgen - eller snöskofestivalen som den också kallats - är sedan några år ett återkommande arrangemang i Rättvik.

Därför har vi arbetat för att erbjuda personer med någon form av funktionsvariation en upplevelse och inlett ett samarbete med Special Olympics Sverige och Parasport Dalarna, som står bakom Siljan Snowshoe Special Olympics.

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Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club to host championship sailboat race
 
 Charlotte Florida Weekly     2018-02-15 kl. 07:52     409 words
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Highlights of the 2.4mR Edge Sailing Midwinters Series CanAm No. 3, hosted by the Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club.

CHYC’s very own club member Tony Pocklington, and one of its newest members, Dee Smith, who represented USA in the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio, will be among the racers.
 
   
THE AMERICAN SPIRIT: Savannah Paralympian continues to gift mobility to local, national community
 
 WSAV     2018-02-15 kl. 07:35     858 words
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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Inside a Savannah clinic, a prosthetist has a undeniable bond with his patients. Ryan Fann, 34, takes the time to listen. Seated on the other side of the room is his patient.

THE AMERICAN SPIRIT: Savannah Paralympian continues to gift mobility to local, national community.... I started running track for Tennessee State University.” Within that time he also started training for the the biggest athletic event of his life. “Within two years, I was fortunate enough to qualify for the 2004 Paralympic...
 
   
Maia Shibutani Blogs From The Olympics About Her Highlights From Winning Team Figure Skating Bronze
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-15 kl. 07:32     729 words
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By Maia Shibutani, Olympic Bronze Medalist And Three-Time World Medalist Ice Dancer | Feb. 15, 2018, 1:17 a.m. (ET)   Maia Shibutani is a two-time Olympic ice dancer who competes with her brother Alex.

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Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Her Second Olympic Gold Medal & First In Giant Slalom
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-15 kl. 07:32     795 words
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By | Feb. 15, 2018, 12:47 a.m. (ET) Mikaela Shiffrin competes in women's giant slalom at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 at Yongpyong Alpine Centre on Feb. 15, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

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A lift-out in Sports Illustrated features untouched images for the first time
 
 LifeStyle     2018-02-15 kl. 06:39     405 words
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The annual swimsuit issue features a few unedited images, shot by an all-female crew. But is it just a token gesture, buying into the rally-cry of #metoo?

The series also featured Brenna Huckaby, a snowboard paralympian, who lost her leg at age 15 to bone cancer.
 
   
Beveridge chasing Gold Coast selection
 
 Northwest Tasmania Advocate     2018-02-15 kl. 06:25     430 words
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Australian 2016 Paralympian Nic Beveridge will looking to set a fast time to help his bid for selection for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at the ITU Para Triathlon World Cup event in Devonport on Saturday.

Australian 2016 Paralympian Nic Beveridge will looking to set a fast time to help his bid for selection for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at the ITU Para Triathlon World Cup event in Devonport on Saturday.Beveridge, 31, will be opening his
 
   
South Korea’s Haesindang ‘Penis’ Park Attracts Curious Crowd of Visitors From Winter Olympics
 
 India.com     2018-02-15 kl. 05:42     404 words
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The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games are underway and are being followed closely by sports enthusiasts across the world.

The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games are underway and are being followed closely by sports enthusiasts across the world.Winter Olympics is a major international sporting event held once every four years, for sports practised on
 
   
5,000 delegates for WVRAA 2018
 
 The Daily Guardian     2018-02-15 kl. 05:35     436 words
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MORE OR LESS 5,000 delegates from the six provinces of the region are expected to gather in Iloilo City for the 2018 Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association (WVRAA) Meet which opens on Feb 18. Dr.

A total of 16 events will be played at the elementary level, 22 in secondary, four Paralympics events and three demo sports which include dance sports, aerobics gymnastics, and pencak silat.
 
   
Five years since Reeva's death women still dying at hands of partners
 
 HT Syndication     2018-02-15 kl. 05:13     315 words
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The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Midrand, Feb.

Midrand, Feb.15 -- Five years since the death of South African model Reeva Steenkamp at the hands of her boyfriend, former paralympian Oscar Pistorius, women across the country continue to die at the hands of their partners.
 
   
A state medal haul
 
 The Armidale Express     2018-02-15 kl. 05:01     550 words
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Armidale Athletics stars brought home another swag of medals at a state event with six speedsters landing themselves spots on the podium at the NSW Junior Championships.

weekend. Vince-Moin will be trialling for the 400m and 800m, Brown the 100m hurdles and Mazzei the 400m. “She will be running against Paralympians and ladies in their mid-20s,” Stone said. “It will be a big step up for her but it will be a great
 
   
Empowering Mini-Retreat For Mums Of Adelaide Coming This February
 
 Glam Adelaide     2018-02-15 kl. 04:55     394 words
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Mums of Adelaide, listen up! There is a luxurious mini-retreat aiming to unlock a new found strength and confidence within you coming soon.

The Mini-Retreat will feature an interactive conversation with Gold winning Paralympian, Entrepreneur and mother of three Katrina Webb, who joined Club Rhythm after returning to work from maternity leave.
 
   
Like democracies, the Olympic Games are not a spectator sport
 
 San Francisco Chronicle.com     2018-02-15 kl. 03:59     631 words
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The arrival of the XXIII Winter Olympic Games presents an opportunity to assess the state of the international Olympic movement as well as the role of Olympians within it.

Like most Olympians and Paralympians, I will always be concerned about the Games.... Olympians and Paralympians, Olympic organizations, supporters, enthusiasts and global citizens alike must work together to ensure a healthy, relevant, sustainable...
 
   
TeamSG athletes highlight “sport for all” message at Tote Board celebration
 
 Active SG     2018-02-15 kl. 03:46     618 words
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By Nicolette Mok Representing the sporting community at Tote Board’s 30 th anniversary celebration, our TeamSG athletes shared the benefits that sport could bring to all.

Paralympian Suhairi and multiple Asian Youth Para Games medallist Zhi Wei, being beneficiaries of the Tote Board and members of the Singapore Disability Sports Council, were also keen to use their journeys and achievements as testaments to the
 
   
5-Time Olympian Kelly Clark Looks Back On Her Career And Influence On The Next Generation Of Snowboarders
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-15 kl. 03:23     1869 words
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By | Feb. 14, 2018, 8:06 p.m. (ET) Kelly Clark poses for a portrait on April 28, 2017 in West Hollywood, Calif.  PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – Chloe Kim was just a little girl the first time she met Kelly Clark.

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Photos: BGA Monthly Golf Medal At Turtle Hill
 
 Bernews     2018-02-15 kl. 03:06     180 words
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11 Feb: Photos & Video: Bermuda Karting Club Racing 11 Feb: Photos: ‘Pedal For Paralympics’ Fundraiser 10 Feb: Photos: Jessica Lewis Holds

Bermuda Karting Club Racing 11 Feb: Photos: ‘Pedal For Paralympics’ Fundraiser 10 Feb: Photos:
 
   
The story behind those stuffed tigers at the Olympics
 
 KARE 11     2018-02-15 kl. 02:50     274 words
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You might have noticed Olympic medal winners standing on the podium without flowers. Instead, they're given small stuffed tigers. The plush toy is Soohorang–the mascot of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

Bandabi, an Asiatic black bear, is the official mascot for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.
 
   
For John Daly, PyeongChang Marks A Chance To “Rewrite His Ending” In Olympic Skeleton
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-15 kl. 02:33     696 words
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By | Feb. 14, 2018, 7:37 p.m. (ET) John Daly poses for a portrait at the Team USA Media Summit ahead of the Olympic Winter Games  PyeongChang 2018 on Sept. 25, 2017 in Park City, Utah.

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Redman’s Ramblings: Don’t Believe Anyone Who Says the Winter Olympics Aren’t Fun
 
 Loyola Phoenix     2018-02-15 kl. 02:32     538 words
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6:40 p.m. CT Published February 14, 2018 12:00 p.m. CT The Olympics are fun. I’m sure most of you know this already. What’s wrong with two weeks of athletes competing at the peak of their sports on the highest stage?

money of the host city, the harming effect the Olympics have on the post-Olympic economy of these cities and, as I’ve written before, the disappointing lack of visibility for the Paralympics.
 
   
Caution: Olympic Marks Ahead Staying In-bounds with the U.S. Olympic Comittee
 
 JD Supra     2018-02-15 kl. 02:20     324 words
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Beginning February 9 th , the eyes of those interested in athletic endeavor and spectacle will turn to Pyeong Chang for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

suggest a connection with the corporation or any Olympic, Paralympic, or Pan-American Games activity” is sufficient to invoke liability.... Olympic and Paralympic Brand Usage Guidelines here , which provides guidance for all types of uses, or contact your...
 
   
Sloppy job in opener
 
 Philippine Star     2018-02-15 kl. 02:14     754 words
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Figure skater Michael Martinez deserves an apology from the foreign female commentator who made the cardinal mistake of calling him by another name

Martinez is one of 54 Olympic and Paralympic athletes, hopefuls and legends from 15 sports and 21 countries enlisted by Visa to join an elite cast of sports ambassadors.
 
   
Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Edition Oozes ‘Girl Power’ Including Its First Ever Paralympian
 
 B&T Online     2018-02-15 kl. 02:13     431 words
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Sports Illustrated’s much-heralded Swimsuit Edition has arrived and this year’s edition is definitely playing it safe in this era of Harvey Weinsteins and #MeToos.

Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Edition Oozes ‘Girl Power’ Including Its First Ever Paralympian.... Highlights of the 2018 edition – which was edited by an all-female team – includes its first ever Paralympian, a sexual abuse survivor, a plus-sized model...
 
   
You know those North Korean cheerleading squads? South Korea will pay their bills
 
 NewsSummedUp.com     2018-02-15 kl. 01:42     144 words
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The International Olympic Committee will pay for the athletes, and the senior officials’ costs will be covered by the South Korean government from a separate fund.

The South Korean government will decide later whether to fund North Korea’s participation in the Paralympics, a Unification Ministry spokesman said.
 
   
Meet the Olympic Bobsledding Soldier From Monterey
 
 KQED     2018-02-15 kl. 01:41     681 words
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Being an Olympic bobsledder from Monterey sounds out of the box.  And that’s why  Nick Cunningham  tried out for the U.S.A. men’s bobsled team. He had just graduated from Boise State where he ran track.

The Army’s World Class Athlete Program (WCAP) is for soldier athletes who already have the proven ability to compete at this high level in an Olympic or Paralympic sport.... Over the years soldier athletes have competed in about a dozen different sports like wrestling, track and field and shooting. Since 1948, they’ve won 118 medals in the Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Paralympic skier nears the summit
 
 Del Mar Times     2018-02-15 kl. 01:17     1179 words
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On Feb. 20, Katrina Schaber will find out if she’s made the U.S. alpine skiing team for next month’s 2018 Winter Paralympics in South Korea.

Paralympic skier nears the summit.... On Feb. 20, Katrina Schaber will find out if she’s made the U.S. alpine skiing team for next month’s 2018 Winter Paralympics in South Korea.But even if the 20-year-old Carlsbad native doesn’t make the team this year,...
 
   
Shakespeare Theatre Company Announces 2018-2019 Season
 
 Broadway World     2018-02-15 kl. 01:08     3000 words
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Michael Kahn today announces Shakespeare Theatre Company's 2018-2019 Season.

He is Director of the Pier 55 Performance Park in New York and was Creative Executive Producer of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Tuck’s ‘Next Step’ Gives Vets, Athletes New Opportunities
 
 Poets & Quants     2018-02-15 kl. 00:47     1637 words
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Maggie Ward used Dartmouth Tuck’s Next Step program to transition from being a U.S. Coast Guard officer to a business analyst at Amazon. Dartmouth Tuck photo For almost a decade, Amit Patel was on active duty with the U.S. Army.

experience. “Simply put,” she adds, “my overall business acumen grew tremendously.” It was with her newfound skills that Smith chanced upon the year-long Visa Olympians and Paralympians in Business Development program.
 
   
Tokyo Olympic mascot models help disabled to cast their votes
 
 Asahi.com     2018-02-15 kl. 00:44     562 words
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In helping to decide the mascot for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, fifth-grader Haruto Otani felt a model of one of the three pairs of candidates designed on a "komainu" (lion-dog guard). “It is bumpy," Haruto, 11, noted. "Where are the arms?

In helping to decide the mascot for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, fifth-grader Haruto Otani felt a model of one of the three pairs of candidates designed on a "komainu" (lion-dog guard). “It is bumpy," Haruto, 11, noted.
 
   
This Iowan's job is to root out sexual abuse in U.S. Olympic sports to prevent another gymnastics scandal
 
 Des Moines Register     2018-02-15 kl. 00:25     1686 words
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Shellie Pfohl, CEO of SafeSport talks about her organization's mission to protect athletes all the way from youth sports to the Olympics. Austin Humphreys/USA Today Network Shellie Pfohl didn’t envision herself starting over.

For Pfohl, SafeSport — which has the exclusive authority to address reports of sexual misconduct in all Olympic and Paralympic sports — is trying to change the culture of sport itself. “Every day, I wake up and say to myself, 'This is the

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US Para-powerlifting team up with Logan University
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-02-15 kl. 00:16     189 words
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US Paralympics have announced Logan University as the high-performance management organisation for Para-powerlifting.

US Paralympics...
 
   
What Do Olympians Do When They Retire? Most End Their Careers At A Young Age
 
 Bustle     2018-02-15 kl. 00:05     1082 words
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It's hard to imagine what it must be like to be an Olympic athlete on the brink of retiring.

Another is Olympians who now coach paralympians .
 
   
Whitehorse skiers take to the course at Pyeongchang Olympics
 
 Yukon News     2018-02-14 kl. 23:31     469 words
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Cross-country skiing is underway at the 2018 Olympic Games and Whitehorse’s three skiers have all taken to the course for Team Canada. In the first event of the games, Sweden’s Charlotte Kalla won gold in the women’s 15-km skiathlon on Feb.

17. There was more news on international skiing this week as Cross Country Canada revealed their nominations to compete at the Paralympic Games in March.... 12 press release was Whitehorse’s Graham Nishikawa, one of two guides for 13-time Paralympic...
 
   
What Are Winter Olympians Doing For Valentine’s Day? This Sweet Video Shows Some Of Their Favorite Holiday Traditions
 
 Bustle     2018-02-14 kl. 23:27     693 words
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Valentine's Day is blessedly here, and we're all celebrating in different ways. Maybe you have a romantic dinner planned, or perhaps you're going to drink the night away with friends instead of finding a date.

In celebration of Coca-Cola 's 90th year sponsoring the Olympic Games, the company has teamed up with four Olympic and Paralympic athletes — Paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy, Olympic freestyle aerial skier Mac Bohonnon, Olympic figure skater
 
   
Brenna Huckaby Makes History as the First Amputee Featured in SI's Swimsuit Issue
 
 PopSugar     2018-02-14 kl. 23:10     278 words
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Say hello to your new girl-crush: Brenna Huckaby. The snowboarder just made history as the first amputee to ever be featured in Sports Illustrated 's Swimsuit Issue, which is on sale now.

in the Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, next month.
 
   
Youth compete in winter Olympics
 
 Free Press     2018-02-14 kl. 23:10     357 words
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Bundled up under layers of fluorescent clothing, children excitedly participated in École Isabella Dicken Elementary School’s Winter Olympics Day, last Thursday.

Outside, students participated in competitions including Paralympic snow soccer, tug-of-war, snow sculpture creation, team ski plank walk, and more.
 
   
Canmore asks for public feedback on Olympic bid
 
 Banff Crag & Canyon     2018-02-14 kl. 23:05     263 words
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The Town of Canmore has officially launched the community engagement and feedback phase of its 2026 Olympics-hosting considerations. Residents are encouraged firstly to fill out the Explore 2026 survey, available on the town’s website until Feb. 23.

Explore 2026 has the commitment statement of promising “that if Canmore participates in a 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (OPWG) bid, that the decision will be evaluated on principles our community helps develop.” The survey asks a
 
   
Teen star added to NZ swimming team
 
 Yahoo! News Australia     2018-02-14 kl. 22:55     144 words
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Teenager Lewis Clareburt has been added to New Zealand's Commonwealth Games swimming squad, bringing the team to 13.

He'll join a swim team headlined by Paralympic gold-medallist Sophie Pascoe.

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When it Comes to Energy Efficiency at the PyeongChang Olympics, South Korea Shows it&Number 039 s Not Playing Games
 
 EnvironmentGuru.com     2018-02-14 kl. 22:53     584 words
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When PyeongChang, South Korea, was chosen to hold the 2018 Winter Olympics, its organizing committee, PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018

When PyeongChang, South Korea, was chosen to hold the 2018 Winter Olympics, its organizing committee, PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018. ...Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG), set out on an ambitious course to showcase their

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Genie Bouchard makes Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issue again
 
 Sportsnet.ca     2018-02-14 kl. 22:36     313 words
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Although wins on the court have been few and far between for Canadian tennis player Genie Bouchard, she remains a champion off it.

Although wins on the court have been few and far between for Canadian tennis player Genie Bouchard, she remains a champion off it.Bouchard joins gymnast Aly Raisman, Paralympic...

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Worth Remembering: Pyeongchang Pentagona...
 
 SGB Media     2018-02-14 kl. 22:35     159 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

Worth Remembering: Pyeongchang Pentagona...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...
 
   
Bill Protecting Athletes from Abuse Signed into Law
 
 Ein News     2018-02-14 kl. 22:07     444 words
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The U.S. Center for SafeSport Authorized to Implement Abuse-Prevention Standards DENVER, COLO., UNITED STATES, February 14, 2018 / EINPresswire.

responsible for delivering education and resolving allegations of misconduct within the US Olympic and Paralympic Movements; additionally, the law requires the United States Olympic Committee and Olympic national governing bodies to report child

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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials
 
 Sacramento Bee     2018-02-14 kl. 21:53     3536 words
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Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Feb.

The United States has made it clear that it will carry out the drills in April, after the Olympics and Paralympics.

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PyeongChang’s Olympic Village Has an 18-Page Menu
 
 Food & Wine     2018-02-14 kl. 21:52     581 words
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Athletes at the Winter Games have six buffets, seven cheeses, and multiple cuisines to choose from. Between Chloe Kim revealing herself as Team U.S.A.

Diet is a major factor in the lives of Olympians and Paralympians, whether they’re competing on a world stage or back home in their training facilities.... So how did PyeongChang ensure that all 6,000 Olympic athletes and officials and about 1,700 Paralympic...
 
   
Maureen Weston: The International Right to Sport
 
 PEPPERDINE     2018-02-14 kl. 21:38     283 words
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Professor Maureen Weston 's article, "The International Right to Sport for People with Disabilities" ( SSRN ) has been published in the Marquette Sports Law Review.

Among these proposals is a call to consider unified sport competitions, such as combining the Paralympic and Olympic Games.
 
   
Fast-growing Colorado Springs company at forefront of 3-D printing
 
 Colorado Springs Gazette     2018-02-14 kl. 21:27     1233 words
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It began as a hobby, a way for Clay Guillory to fill his evening hours. But in just a few short years, tinkering in his garage with 3-D printers has led to an internationally known company with revenues last year of nearly $1 million.

Allison Jones, a mechanical engineer and Paralympian, joined Titan as she transitioned from "an athlete by trade and an engineer by education" to "a full-time engineer and part-time cyclist."
 
   
Trump’s Dangerous Nuclear Posture
 
 Foreign Policy In Focus     2018-02-14 kl. 21:15     920 words
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Graffiti in Vienna (Wikimedia Commons). The Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) released by the Trump Administration last week is self-perpetuation by the nuclear weapons establishment at its worst.

After the wise decision to delay the massive U.S.-South Korea war exercises, the Olympic Truce runs through late March after the Paralympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.
 
   
Duo helping Paralympians reach their potential, now and in future
 
 Inside Halton     2018-02-14 kl. 21:13     358 words
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A week before the biggest competition of her life, sailor Jackie Gay took a bad fall, jeopardizing her Paralympic debut. A bronze medallist at the world championships three years earlier, she was a medal contender in Rio — if she could compete.

Duo helping Paralympians reach their potential, now and in future.... A week before the biggest competition of her life, sailor Jackie Gay took a bad fall, jeopardizing her Paralympic debut.... Next month Botting will be in PyeongChang, reprising her role from Rio as chief therapist for the Canadian contingent at the Paralympics...

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Blind Veteran Climbing To The Paralympics
 
 Forces.net     2018-02-14 kl. 21:13     172 words
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A veteran who lost his sight after his service is aiming to compete for Team GB's climbing team.

Blind Veteran Climbing To The Paralympics.... Garry is training hard - as he aims to become a world-class rock climber at the next Paralympics in two and a half years time after losing his sight in 2015.
 
   
The Team USA gear every Olympics fan needs
 
 Today.com     2018-02-14 kl. 20:59     618 words
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Subscribe to our newsletter. SUBSCRIBE Every four years, Americans bear the cold and take center stage at the Winter Olympics .

Olympic and Paralympic teams.

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On this day: February 14
 
 Metro.news     2018-02-14 kl. 20:55     347 words
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Today’s birthdays Simon Pegg , actor/comedian (pictured), 48 Carl Bernstein , Watergate journalist, 74 Alan Parker , film director, 74

2013 : Olympic and Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius was arrested on suspicion of murder after his girlfriend was shot dead at his home.
 
   
Sports Illustrated swim issue features its first Paralympian in sexy photo shoot
 
 TaableNote News     2018-02-14 kl. 20:50     28 words
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The Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue has been making waves over the last few years — and now it's featuring a Paralympian. “I hope women feel empowered by it.

Sports Illustrated swim issue features its first Paralympian in sexy photo shoot.... The Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue has been making waves over the last few years — and now it's featuring a Paralympian. “I hope women feel empowered by it.”.
 
   
Former Huskies chase Olympic gold
 
 University of Saskatchewan     2018-02-14 kl. 20:19     1301 words
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Turn back time to 1983, when Willie Desjardins was captain of the University of Saskatchewan Huskies hockey team coached by living legend Dave King, a team that went on to win the national championship.

Here is a look at a few of the other U of S alumni and former Huskies who are taking part in the Winter Games and Paralympics:... KEN BABEY. A Canadian college hockey icon, Babey is coaching Canada's men's sledge hockey team in the Paralympic Games.
 
   
Elite runners stay away as Kenya to select team for Commonwealth Games
 
 China.org.cn     2018-02-14 kl. 20:16     375 words
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NAIROBI, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- Kenya are facing the dilemma of entering a second stream team to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games after senior elite runners failed to get accreditation.

There were two more bronze medals from boxing and Paralympics.
 
   
Company partnerships may have in-house ramifications
 
 EurekAlert!     2018-02-14 kl. 20:08     1004 words
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Oregon and UK researchers say sponsorships, such as Toyota's current ad for the 2018 Paralympics, can affect how employees identify with their companies EUGENE, Ore. - Feb.

Oregon and UK researchers say sponsorships, such as Toyota's current ad for the 2018 Paralympics, can affect how employees identify with their companies EUGENE, Ore. -... Toyota's sponsorship of the Paralympics in 2016, the researchers noted, signaled...

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Teenage cycling star died of heart attack in his sleep after pushing himself in intensive training
 
 Yahoo! India     2018-02-14 kl. 20:05     565 words
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A teenage cyclist died in his sleep after pushing himself hard in intensive training, an inquest heard. Charlie Craig had been chosen to take part in an elite training programme after his potential was spotted by British Cycling chiefs.

Paralympic champion Dame Sarah Storey described his death as "a tragic loss".

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AMI launches new wellness focused documentary series Mind Set Go
 
 NewKerala.com     2018-02-14 kl. 19:47     395 words
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TORONTO, Feb. 14: Six million Canadians struggle with obesity yet less than 5% lose the weight and keep it off.

and soul. Fitness experts Lowell and Julie Taylor (Amazing Race Canada) and several famous Canadian Paralympians and athletes, all of whom have used a positive mindset to overcome their own barriers, provide essential insights to participants along the...
 
   
Meet the first amputee to be featured in the 'Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue'
 
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22-year-old snowboarder Brenna Huckaby is also the first Paralympian to grace the magazine's pages.

22-year-old snowboarder Brenna Huckaby is also the first Paralympian to grace the magazine's pages.
 
   
Meet the first amputee to be featured in the 'Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue'
 
 KOAT     2018-02-14 kl. 19:40     852 words
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Moises Fuentes plans his road to Tokyo 2020
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-14 kl. 19:35     439 words
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Colombian swimming veteran hoping to end his career on a high note at Paralympics Moises Fuentes is planning to retire on a high note at his sixth Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, in 2020.

Colombian swimming veteran hoping to end his career on a high note at Paralympics Moises Fuentes is planning to retire on a high note at his sixth Paralympic...
 
   
Berck-Sur-Mer 2018: Souhad Ghazouani aims for home world record
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-14 kl. 19:35     439 words
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France’s Paralympic and world champion will compete in front of home fans at Euros Souhad Ghazouani may have already won more than a Para athlete can dream of.

France’s Paralympic and world champion will compete in front of home fans at Euros Souhad Ghazouani may have already won more than a Para athlete can dream of.But the Frenchwoman has an exciting new goal ahead as she is set to compete at an
 
   
Toyota Tackles Climate Change, Inclusivity in ‘Start Your Impossible’ Campaign
 
 Sustainable Brands     2018-02-14 kl. 19:26     400 words
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Image Credit: Toyota/YouTube Building on the success of its “ Good Odds ” spots released during the Super Bowl , in which it highlighted the

campaign “Start Your Impossible” for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 . “Start Your Impossible” shares Toyota’s evolution by highlighting real-life mobility stories of Olympic and Paralympic athletes, as well as

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Sportlov: Kälkhockey med landslagsspelare på isen
 
 Borås Tidning Plus     2018-02-14 kl. 19:25     395 words
 
Sportlovslediga barn och ungdomar kan den här veckan testa olika idrotter. Foto: Jan Pettersson Martin Magnevill är landslagsspelare i kälkhockey. Om tre veckor ska han vara med i Paralympics i Pyeongchang.

Om tre veckor ska han vara med i Paralympics i Pyeongchang.Som paraishockey i Ishallen under överinseende av landslagsspelaren Martin Magnevill från Kinna.... Kälkhockey, eller paraishockey som det kallas internationellt, är sedan 1994 en gren i Paralympics...
 
   
Santa Monica Seafood, Nueva Pescanova, Aeon join GSSI
 
 SeafoodSource.com     2018-02-14 kl. 19:24     642 words
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Spanish seafood giant Nueva Pescanova,  Asia-based retailer Aeon, and U.S. wholesale distributor Santa Monica Seafood have joined the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI) as funding partners.

The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games announced earlier this year that they utilized GSSI’s Benchmark Tool to develop the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Sustainable Sourcing Code. “In the lead-up to the
 
   
Meet the First Amputee To Be Featured In "Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue"
 
 Cosmopolitan     2018-02-14 kl. 19:05     754 words
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Paralympic snowboarder Brenna Huckaby traded in Utah's snow-covered mountains for a sandy beach in Aruba for a spread in the 2018 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue .

Paralympic snowboarder Brenna Huckaby traded in Utah's snow-covered mountains for a sandy beach in Aruba for a spread in the 2018 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue .But while the scenery was a drastic change for the world champion (who is set to

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Olympics Fun for Kids
 
 Coldwater Daily Reporter     2018-02-14 kl. 19:03     562 words
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Cheering on our Olympic team with the whole family is certainly part of the excitement and we have some ideas to help your kids learn more about the Winter Games and have fun at the same time!

Bandabi is  the mascot of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games inspired by the Asiatic black bear with its willpower and courage. Together, they're a wonderful plush toy duo for kids of all ages!

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Keeping an Eye on Weather During the Opening Ceremony
 
 NASA     2018-02-14 kl. 19:01     442 words
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February 14th, 2018 by Ivan Arias International Collaborative Experiments for Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games ( ICE-POP 2018 )

February 14th, 2018 by Ivan Arias International Collaborative Experiments for Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games ( ICE-POP 2018 ). ...is a field campaign that is taking place during the 2018 Winter Olympics held at Pyeongchang,

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The Olympic medalists' toy tigers have such a sweet meaning
 
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Olympians receive the white tiger, and Paralympians will get their mascot Bandabi, an Asiatic black bear.

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Winter Olympics 2018: These Are the Cutest Olympian Couples from Team USA
 
 Brides     2018-02-14 kl. 18:52     883 words
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The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang may be cold (like, really, really cold), but these competing couples are heating things up with their out-of-the-arena romances.

Oksana Masters is representing Team USA in her third Paralympics this year, but not without her equally talented boyfriend, Aaron Pike, by her side.... The two train together and will both be competing in this year's Paralympic event.
 
   
Lancaster native Adam Page set for third Paralympics with U.S. sled hockey
 
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(Photo: Wikipedia) 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...
 
   
USA Hockey To Host Sled Hockey Benefit Games in Chicago Ahead of 2018 Paralympics
 
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Notes:  Deloitte, Labatt USA and Toyota are proud sponsors of the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team ... The 2018 U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team was announced on Jan. 1, 2018, and can be seen  here .

USA Hockey To Host Sled Hockey Benefit Games in Chicago Ahead of 2018 Paralympics.... The 2018 U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team was announced on Jan.... A year ago, Team USA earned a silver medal at the 2017 Para Sled Hockey World Championship in Gangneung, South Korea, following a run of six-straight major international titles that started with a gold medal win at the 2014 Paralympic...
 
   
Commonwealth Games organisers embarrassed after mistake in tickets discovered
 
 Solonews.net     2018-02-14 kl. 17:38     226 words
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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.

Paralympics.Commonwealth Games organisers have found themselves in hot water over a serious ticket blunder.
 
   
US team for Para Track Cycling Worlds announced
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-14 kl. 17:37     263 words
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Seven cyclists aim to defend their titles in Rio US Paralympics has announced the 18-strong team that will represent the country at the 2018 UCI Para Cycling Track World Championships in Rio de Janeiro, between 22 and 25 March.

Seven cyclists aim to defend their titles in Rio US Paralympics has announced the 18-strong team that will represent the country at the 2018 UCI Para Cycling Track World Championships in Rio de Janeiro, between 22 and 25 March.“We’re very
 
   
Aldershot Sports Club Receives Funding Boost from Southampton Lawyers
 
 Irwin Mitchell     2018-02-14 kl. 17:27     553 words
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Irwin Mitchell Continues Don’t Quit, Do It Campaign To Raise Profile Of Disability Sport Members of an amateur disability sports club in Aldershot

Irwin Mitchell is a proud supporter of disability sport and has partnerships with Paralympic gold-medallist Hannah Cockroft MBE, the England Amputee Football Association, Boccia England and a host of other related organisations.
 
   
For Women’s History Month, VA to Showcase Stories of 10 Women Veteran Athletes
 
 Department of Veterans Affairs     2018-02-14 kl. 17:22     628 words
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WASHINGTON — From distance runners to cyclists, the stories of 10 women Veteran athletes will be displayed at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Centers around the country in March, to coincide with Women’s History Month.

Madsen participates in Paralympics shotput and rowing.
 
   
Paralympian Amy Purdy Opened Up About 'Spiritual Quest' That Led To Her Competing On 'DWTS'
 
 LittleThings     2018-02-14 kl. 17:21     265 words
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Gwen is a writer, reader, hockey fan, concert goer, and lunchtime enthusiast. At just 19 years old, Amy Purdy lost both of her legs to bacterial meningitis. Despite the way her life flipped upside down suddenly, Amy never gave up.

Paralympian Amy Purdy Opened Up About 'Spiritual Quest' That Led To Her Competing On 'DWTS'....to become one of the best Paralympic snowboarders in the world, taking home the bronze medal in Sochi in 2014.

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US Olympic Luge Team Hopes for a 3D Printed Advantage with Help from Stratasys
 
 3DPrint.com     2018-02-14 kl. 17:11     816 words
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The XXIII Winter Olympics are currently taking place in PyeongChang, South Korea. It’s the second time the Olympics have been held in South Korea; the other time was the Summer Olympics in 1988 in Seoul. A lot was different back then.

is custom and tailored to their body shape in the most optimal aerodynamics possible.” 3D technology has made appearances at the Olympics  before, as well as this year’s Paralympics , but it’s barely begun to fulfill the potential it has to
 
   
Dick’s, Visa, Others Give Team USA Leg Up on Jobs
 
 Bloomberg BNA     2018-02-14 kl. 17:09     1201 words
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By Madison Alder Olympic skeleton hopeful Savannah Graybill has worked a lot of odd jobs—waitress, babysitter, remote copywriter—to stay in her sport.

Twenty-one percent of them have advanced to the Olympic games. “Many Americans are not aware that most Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls don’t receive big sponsorship deals, nor do they receive any federal funding while they chase their

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Invitation to Public Consultation of the GLOBALG.A.P. FSMA Add-on Module
 
 GLOBALGAP     2018-02-14 kl. 17:08     978 words
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GLOBALG.A.P. NewsLatest news Studentischer Mitarbeiter (m/w) für Marketing Team gesuchtBen Horsbrugh to join GLOBALG.A.P.

https://www.globalgap.org/uk_en/media-events/news/articles/Japanese-Shihoro-High-School-Implements-GLOBAL.G.A.P.-Certification/ Japanese version As GLOBALG.A.P. has been recognized as the Best Practice Standard for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic
 
   
Everyday Athlete: Keith Holzmueller, Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association
 
 Chicago Athlete     2018-02-14 kl. 16:59     422 words
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Keith Holzmueller has been running for nearly 50 years, and will run his 13th career marathon in 2018 at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon for the charity Great Lakes Adaptive Sport Association (GLASA).

He also qualified and competed at the 2015 adult adaptive track and field nationals and the 2016 Paralympic Trials.
 
   
Despite IOC Moves to Cut Costs, Games Remain Expensive
 
 Athletic Business     2018-02-14 kl. 16:56     886 words
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GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA — The glittering new venues not far from the South Korean coast were clearly the place to be on Monday.

In Pyeongchang, organizers spent more than $100 million for a temporary, 35,000-seat stadium that will be used a grand total of four times — for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Winter Games and the Winter Paralympics.

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The World Goes Crazy For Shaun White & The Knierims Celebrate Valentine's Day: Relive Feb. 14 In Social Media
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-14 kl. 16:35     1566 words
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Feb. 14, 2018, 10:18 a.m. (ET) Check out some of the most noteworthy social media posts from Feb. 14 at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. Want to learn to curl like the pros?

Want to learn to curl like the pros?Looking for breaking news, videos, Olympic and Paralympic team bios all at your fingertips?
 
   
Team USA Starts Olympic Men’s Hockey Tournament With Overtime Loss To Slovenia
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-14 kl. 16:35     382 words
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By | Feb. 14, 2018, 10:01 a.m. (ET) Bobby Sanguinetti reacts after Slovenia scores the game-tying goal against the United States at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 14, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. GANGNEUNG, South Korea -- The U.S.

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PyeongChang 2018: Events for your diary
 
 On Track Magazine     2018-02-14 kl. 16:34     345 words
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Words by Colette Carr If you’ve been keeping up with and watching the Winter Olympic Games, your body clock will probably be used to the South Korean time difference by the time the Paralympic Games roll round.

Words by Colette Carr If you’ve been keeping up with and watching the Winter Olympic Games, your body clock will probably be used to the South Korean time difference by the time the Paralympic Games roll round.Winter sports aren’t the most
 
   
On this day in History: 14 February
 
 Bloemfontein Courant     2018-02-14 kl. 16:20     520 words
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Dingane, stripped of his kingship after he and his Zulu warriors had been vanquished at the battle of Magongo at the Umkuzi River, fled to Swaziland where he was murdered. Monday, February 14, 1887 Pres.

Thursday, February 14, 2013 South African model Reeva Steenkamp was shot dead by her Paralympian boyfriend, Oscar Pistorious, who said he believed she was an intruder hiding in the bathroom.
 
   
TOYOTA MOTOR : Releases North American Environmental Report; Goal to Create a More Sustainable Future for Society, Business and the Planet Driven by its Environmental Challenge 2050
 
 4 Traders     2018-02-14 kl. 16:10     1083 words
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PLANO, Texas - Combating major environmental issues facing the global community, such as climate change, water scarcity, resource depletion and habitat loss, in a widespread, meaningful way often starts with small steps.

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...
 
   
Athletes Gasp for Oxygen in Nike’s Dramatic Ode to Air
 
 Adweek Online     2018-02-14 kl. 15:47     478 words
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Celebrating the stuff you breathe, and the sneakers Breathing. Everybody does it, but it’s especially important for athletes.

The better-known endorsers include track and field athlete Deajah Steve, NBA player Giannis Antetokounmpo, pro surfer John John Florence, Paralympian and triathlete Sarah Reinertsen, and snowboarder Sani Alibabic.

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The Best Photos From The PyeongChang Olympics: Feb. 14 Edition
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-14 kl. 15:45     399 words
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Feb. 14, 2018, 8:01 a.m. (ET) Another day, another gold medal for Team USA snowboarders. Shaun White delivered a legendary performance to clinch gold in halfpipe snowboarding on Day 5 of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.

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Team USA Earns Two Top-10 Finishes In Doubles Luge Competition
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-14 kl. 15:45     356 words
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By | Feb. 14, 2018, 9:22 a.m. (ET) Matt Mortensen and Jayson Terdiman complete their run in doubles luge at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 14, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

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Brittany Bowe Continues To Climb Closer And Closer To Olympic Podium, Finishing Fourth In 1,000
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-14 kl. 15:45     722 words
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By | Feb. 14, 2018, 8 a.m. (ET) Brittany Bowe competes in the women's 1,500-meter at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 12, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. GANGNEUNG, South Korea -- Brittany Bowe wants nothing more than an Olympic medal.

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PyeongChang 2018 Sport Week: Wheelchair curling Head-to-Head
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-14 kl. 15:40     292 words
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Norway and Great Britain could put on thrilling show at Gangneung Curling Centre The last time Norway and Great Britain met was almost a year ago at the Gangneung Curling Centre in South Korea.

This time, it is not for the World Championship title, but rather the Paralympic title.... Norway went on take the gold medal and now start the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games as favourites.... HEAD TO HEAD. Paralympic Games medals.
 
   
The PyeongChang 2018 Passion Crew – Continuing a legacy of Games volunteering
 
 International Olympic Committee     2018-02-14 kl. 15:37     397 words
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PyeongChang 2018 The PyeongChang 2018 Passion Crew is 87,000 strong and comprises both the paid staff and the volunteers who are organising the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 and the Paralympic Games that will take place in March.

PyeongChang 2018 The PyeongChang 2018 Passion Crew is 87,000 strong and comprises both the paid staff and the volunteers who are organising the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 and the Paralympic Games that will take place in March.Of this
 
   
PyeongChang Passion Crew share in Olympic dreams
 
 International Olympic Committee     2018-02-14 kl. 15:37     376 words
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PyeongChang 2018 Throughout the Olympic Winter Games, the world tunes in to watch the awe-inspiring athletic endeavours of the best winter sports athletes as they attempt to make their dreams a reality.

Kim is himself an accomplished para-swimmer, having won more than 150 medals over a 10-year career that included qualifying for the Rio Paralympic Games.
 
   
William L. Hudson BVI Workforce Innovation Center Launched To Increase...
 
 PRWeb     2018-02-14 kl. 15:22     665 words
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A rendering of the William L. Hudson Workforce Innovation Center shows some of the many ways in which individuals who are blind and visually impaired will find support securing employment.

He holds a Master of Arts in International Affairs from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C. and was a member of the President Obama White House delegation to the 2010 Paralympics. “I am excited and honored

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South Korea covers $2.6M bill for North’s Olympic delegation
 
 New York Post     2018-02-14 kl. 15:22     323 words
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South Korea on Wednesday approved spending $2.64 million to foot the bill for the hundreds of members of the North’s delegation to the Winter Olympics.

The ministry also is expected to cover the costs of sending a 150-person North Korean delegation to the Paralympic Winter Games next month.
 
   
CHALLENGED ATHLETES FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL NORTHERN CALIFORNIA FUNDRAISING EVENT 'A CELEBRATION OF HEART'
 
 Benzinga.com     2018-02-14 kl. 15:12     1087 words
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Feb. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Challenged Athletes Foundation™ (CAF) will hold the inaugural "A Celebration of Heart" – a special evening benefitting CAF on February 27 at 6:30 p.m.

A Celebration of Heart will enable guests to connect with local challenged athletes, from elite Paralympians to a young CrossFit athlete who has shown us her resilience through sports after losing her leg to cancer.... Mohamed competed for Morocco in the 2016 Paralympic...

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Kim gives coaching medal to teammate
 
 ESPN.com     2018-02-14 kl. 15:10     346 words
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8:41 AM ET Since the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the United States Olympic Committee has provided athletes with a way to thank and recognize the coaches who helped them on their Olympic journeys with Order of Ikkos medals.

Olympic and Paralympic medalists to present to a single coach as part of their victory tour.

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Controversy surrounds paralysed 'train robbery hero'
 
 Daily Voice Ons Skrik Vir Niks     2018-02-14 kl. 14:57     316 words
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Darryn August from Athlone, who was hailed a hero after he apparently tried to save a pregnant woman from knife-wielding robbers.

August stated he would train with the paraplegic association at Stellenbosch University to hopefully participate in the Paralympics one day.
 
   
Big Wave Pushes Topless Kate Upton Over During Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Shoot
 
 Enstarz     2018-02-14 kl. 14:23     429 words
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Kate Upton stood topless atop a giant rock, looking like Botticelli's Venus rising from the ocean, until a wave sends her tumbling to the ground.

The 2018 Swimsuit issue also features  the first ever Paralympian to appear in the pages:
 
   
Ineligible player controversy: I ‘ll overrule NFF if.. – Dalung
 
 Blueprint.ng     2018-02-14 kl. 14:22     206 words
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Spread the loveTweetAs far back as 1992, Monday Emoghawve (MON) was among foremost paralympians who won gold at Barcelona Paralympic Games.

Spread the loveTweetAs far back as 1992, Monday Emoghawve (MON) was among foremost paralympians who won gold at Barcelona Paralympic Games.After opening the floodgate of medals for Nigeria then, the country’s Paralympic Athletes have been winning
 
   
TOYOTA MOTOR : Chloe Kim Scores Big at Olympic Winter Games, Winning Olympic Gold Medal
 
 4 Traders     2018-02-14 kl. 14:07     325 words
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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb. 13 -- Toyota Motor Sales USA issued the following news release: In her first Olympic Winter Games appearance, Team USA

In addition to its relationship with the IOC, Toyota is also a Proud Partner of the International Paralympic Committee and Team USA and supports: the U.S.... Paralympics Alpine Skiing; U.S.... Paralympics Nordic Skiing; and U.S.
 
   
Skier Scott gets ready to hit the slopes
 
 Third Force News     2018-02-14 kl. 13:53     270 words
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TFN News › An army veteran who lost both his legs in Afghanistan is set to become Britain's first Para Nordic competitor in two decades An injured veteran is set to inspire others when he achieves his dream of competing for his country.

Heroes athlete Scott Meenagh has been chosen for the Paralympics, and will become the first British athlete to take part in Para Nordic skiing in almost 20 years.... He was encouraged to try Para Nordic skiing after getting a taste of winter sport during the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympics, which he visited as part of the charity's Paralympic...