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Talangfulla debutanter till Paralympics
 
 SVT Nyheter     2018-02-15 kl. 19:19     163 words
 
Publicerad: för 2 timmar sedan Uppdaterad: för 1 timme sedan En svensk trupp med 21 spelare i paraishockey har tagits ut till Paralympics i Pyeongchang. TT "Vi anser att vår paralympiska trupp har realistiska medaljmöjligheter.

Talangfulla debutanter till Paralympics.... Publicerad: för 2 timmar sedan Uppdaterad: för 1 timme sedan En svensk trupp med 21 spelare i paraishockey har tagits ut till Paralympics i Pyeongchang.... TT "Vi anser att vår paralympiska trupp har realistiska...
 
   
Landslaget finslipar i Enköping
 
 Enköpings-Posten     2018-02-15 kl. 16:59     268 words
 
Den nya ishallen får återigen finbesök i helgen. Sveriges landslag i paraishockey kommer för att finslipa de sista detaljerna innan årets Paralympics. Den 9 mars är det invigning för Paralympics i Pyeongchang.

Sveriges landslag i paraishockey kommer för att finslipa de sista detaljerna innan årets Paralympics.... Den 9 mars är det invigning för Paralympics i Pyeongchang.Dagen efter gör Sverige entré i Paraishockeyn och den sista uppladdningen inför det...
 
   
Gyllsten uttagen till OS
 
 Alingsås Tidning     2018-02-15 kl. 15:11     224 words
 
Ishockey Den svenska truppen till Paralympics i PyeongChang är spikad. Totalt 21 aktiva får chansen att representera Sverige, och en av dem är alingsåsaren Max Gyllsten, 24, som blivit uttagen i kälkhockeylandslaget.

Ishockey Den svenska truppen till Paralympics i PyeongChang är spikad.... Paralympics avgörs den 9-18 mars.
 
   
Inget Paralympics för Kinnabon
 
 Borås Tidning Plus     2018-02-15 kl. 14:57     208 words
 
Martin Magnevill drömde om Paralympics. Men när Sveriges hockeytrupp i dag presenterades fanns Kinnabon inte med.

Inget Paralympics för Kinnabon.... Martin Magnevill drömde om Paralympics.... Jan Pettersson När Sveriges paraishockeylag till Paralympics i dag presenterades saknades Martin Magnevill från Kinna i 14-mannatruppen.... Han var med i VM i fjol och hade mer eller mindre räknat med att även komma med till Paralympics...
 
   
Skidstadion i Östersund blir officiellt Vasaloppscenter
 
 Östersunds-Posten     2018-02-15 kl. 14:57     185 words
 
Östersunds kommun meddelar idag via ett pressmeddelande att skidstadion nu blir ett officiellt Vasaloppscenter. Tanken är att stadion ska bli mer folklig.

Den passar både elit och motionär samt parasport.

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Ebba, 18, blev förlamad över en natt: "Kommer aldrig acceptera"
 
 Året Runt     2018-02-15 kl. 14:41     612 words
 
Roddlöftet Ebba Einarsson, 18, hade precis tagit SM-guld när allt förändrades. Över en natt blev Ebba förlamad och har tvingats anpassa sig till ett liv i rullstol.

Nu siktar hon mot Paralympics. -

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Hel femma från Nacka till Paralympics
 
 Lokaltidningen Mitt i     2018-02-15 kl. 14:34     273 words
 
Nyheter | Toppnyheter Hel femma från Nacka till Paralympics 2018, kl. 14:34 Nu är den svenska truppen till Paralympics i Pyeongchang spikad. Nacka HI bidrar med fem spelare till laget i paraishockey.

Hel femma från Nacka till Paralympics.... Nyheter | Toppnyheter Hel femma från Nacka till Paralympics 2018, kl.... 14:34 Nu är den svenska truppen till Paralympics i Pyeongchang spikad.... Nacka HI bidrar med fem spelare till laget i paraishockey.Det blir totalt 21 aktiva i d en svenska truppen till Paralympics...
 
   
Talangfulla debutanter till Paralympics
 
 Svenska Dagbladet     2018-02-15 kl. 12:18     104 words
 
En svensk trupp med 21 spelare i paraishockey har tagits ut till Paralympics i Pyeongchang. "Vi anser att vår paralympiska trupp har realistiska medaljmöjligheter.

Talangfulla debutanter till Paralympics.... En svensk trupp med 21 spelare i paraishockey har tagits ut till Paralympics i Pyeongchang.... "Vi anser att vår paralympiska trupp har realistiska medaljmöjligheter.Det blir mycket spännande att se vad vår mix av...

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Sveriges Paralympiska trupp till PyeongChang presenterad
 
 MyNewsdesk     2018-02-15 kl. 11:00     559 words
 
Pressmeddelande * Feb 15, 2018 11:00 CET Den svenska truppen till Paralympics i PyeongChang är spikad. Totalt 21 aktiva får chansen att representera Sverige under spelen som arrangeras den 9-18 mars.

Sveriges Paralympiska trupp till PyeongChang presenterad.... Pressmeddelande * Feb 15, 2018 11:00 CET Den svenska truppen till Paralympics i PyeongChang är spikad.... Vi anser att vår paralympiska trupphar realistiska medaljmöjligheter.
 
   
Nationell kommitté för Alla kan gympa
 
 Gymnastikförbundet     2018-02-15 kl. 10:56     356 words
 
Under 2017 har behovet av en nationell kommitté formaliserats och en nätverksträff arrangerats för regionskonsulenter och aktiva personer inom nätverket för Alla kan gympa.

Norr (Parasport) * Kristin Sjöberg -
 
   
Nike hyllar luften vi andas
 
 Resumé     2018-02-15 kl. 10:23     139 words
 
Reklam I en ny kampanj från Wieden + Kennedy Portland knyter Nike samman luften vi andas med deras klassiska skoserie Nike Air. Dela sidan: Tweet Mail Det går att andas på en rad olika sätt.

I den ljudmässigt sparsmakade kampanjfilmen syns bland annat friidrottaren Deajah Steve, basketspelaren Giannis Antetokounmpo, surfaren John John Florence, den paralympiska triatleten Sarah Reinertsen och snowboardåkaren Sani Alibabic.
 
   
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Why Olympic Medalists Get Stuffed Animals When They Win
 
 Yahoo! Sports     2018-02-16 kl. 08:45     489 words
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If you’ve tuned in to the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games this month, you may have been confused to see winning athletes being handed not medals , but stuffed animals.

View photos A girl seen by suffed toys of Soohorang and Bandabi, the official mascots of the 23rd Winter Olympic Games and the 12th Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang respectively, on sale in the Olympic Village ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympic
 
   
Nike’s new ad is an ode to Air
 
 Media-Marketing.com     2018-02-16 kl. 08:34     130 words
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This ad celebrates the stuff we breathe, and the sneakers as well Drugi jezik na kojem je dostupan ovaj ?lanak: Bosnian Source: Adweek A new

Agency Wieden + Kennedy Portland is behind this spot which features some better-known endorsers like track and field athlete Deajah Steve , NBA player Giannis Antetokounmpo , Paralympian and triathlete Sarah Reinertsen , and others.
 
   
North Korean cheering squad performs in Gangneung
 
 Korea.net     2018-02-16 kl. 08:27     525 words
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Society : Korea.net : The official website of the Republic of Korea Society VM_SUCCESS Feb 16, 2018 A North Korean brass band and cheering

It will be in operation until March 18, the last day of the Paralympic Winter Games.... (Korea T... Golden PyeongChang train launched in Germany Feb 01, 2018 A special train to promote the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games approaches...
 
   
Wheelchair Basketballers Need Your Help to Continue Winning Streak
 
 Yahoo! India     2018-02-16 kl. 08:25     1178 words
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Mohd Irshad Alam Li Lights are switched on, basketballs are passed out from a store room, wheels, one after the other, are rolled out and attached to chairs before they are pushed onto the court – like a drill.

time. Presenting the Indian Wheelchair Basketball Team Winners, With No One Cheering Them On These headlines were splashed across newspapers and TV news channels after the Rio Paralympic Championship 2016. ‘With four medals, Indian athletes secure best
 
   
Handcycling Clinic At CMAA Therapeutic Recreation Complex
 
 Town-Crier Online     2018-02-16 kl. 08:18     170 words
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Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Celebrate Florida Bicycle Month with the Palm Beach County Parks & Recreation Department by learning a new Paralympic sport: how to ride a handcycle.

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Celebrate Florida Bicycle Month with the Palm Beach County Parks & Recreation Department by learning a new Paralympic...
 
   
Former soldier embarks on fund-raising mission
 
 Warrington Worldwide     2018-02-16 kl. 08:17     280 words
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A former Warrington soldier who is bidding to compete at a future Winter Paralympic Games has embarked on a charity fund-raising campaign for Holidays for Heroes.

A former Warrington soldier who is bidding to compete at a future Winter Paralympic Games has embarked on a charity fund-raising campaign for Holidays for Heroes.Steve Hughes, aged 48, who suffers from a degenerative spine condition after being
 
   
Egyptian powerlifter Oteify handed four-year drugs ban
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-02-16 kl. 08:16     194 words
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Egyptian powerlifter Zeinab Oteify has been banned for four years for an anti-doping violation.

Egyptian powerlifter Zeinab Oteify has been banned for four years for an anti-doping violation.The Beijing 2008 Paralympic bronze medallist failed a drugs test for pralmorelin, a growth hormone releasing peptide, following a urine sample on
 
   
Editorial: Japan, US, S. Korea must not lower guard against N. Korea
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2018-02-16 kl. 07:47     585 words
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Questions have begun to arise as to whether Japan, the United States and South Korea are still in step with one another in their policies toward North Korea.

When Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged that South Korea resume joint military drills with the U.S. soon after the Paralympics, Moon refused, saying it was a matter of sovereignty for South Korea.
 
   
Simplot Games kicks off 40 years
 
 Idaho8.com     2018-02-16 kl. 07:40     502 words
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Simplot Games celebrate 40 years POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Thursday kicked off the 40th anniversary of the Simplot Games in Pocatello. This year's theme is "40 never looked so fast.

Reynolds, 4x400 gold medalist and 400-meter silver medalist and National Track and Field Hall of Fame member; and Tyson Gunter, Paralympian and World Championship high jump silver medalist.
 
   
Gold-Medal Contender Nathan Chen Finishes Surprising 17th In Men’s Short Program; Adam Rippon In Seventh
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-16 kl. 07:36     389 words
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By | Feb. 16, 2018, 1:01 a.m. (ET) Nathan Chen looks on after competing in the men's short program at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 16, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea.

Looking for breaking news, videos, Olympic and Paralympic team bios all at your fingertips?
 
   
GB's first Para-Nordic skier in 20 years - five stories from the week
 
 BBC     2018-02-16 kl. 07:27     297 words
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GB's first Para-Nordic skier in 20 years Britain will have a Nordic skier at the Winter Paralympics for the first time in 20 years after Scott Meenagh was selected for Pyeongchang 2018.

GB's first Para-Nordic skier in 20 years Britain will have a Nordic skier at the Winter Paralympics for the first time in 20 years after Scott Meenagh was selected for Pyeongchang 2018.Meenagh, 28, is a double-leg amputee who was injured while

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S. Korea will maintain tight bird flu quarantine regime during the Olympics: minister
 
 Yonhap News Agency     2018-02-16 kl. 07:13     332 words
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SEJONG/SEOUL, Feb. 16 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's farm minister said Friday that the country will maintain the highest level of bird flu quarantine regime during the PyeongChang Winter Games.

25. It will host the Paralympics from March 9-18.... "The time of the Paralympics that takes place in March coincides with the movement of migratory birds around the Korean Peninsula," the policymaker said.

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North Korea seeks easing tensions, but vows to advance nuclear power
 
 Nikkei Asian Review     2018-02-16 kl. 07:02     442 words
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BEIJING (Kyodo) -- North Korea called on South Korea on Friday to abandon its joint military drills with the United States to improve inter-Korean

a military power. Uriminzokkiri, North Korea's propaganda website, said U.S.-South Korea joint exercises, which have been postponed while the Winter Olympics and Paralympics are under way in the South, "should be ended forever."
 
   
Team effort swings into action to deliver project
 
 Port Macquarie News     2018-02-16 kl. 06:44     334 words
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Working together: (back) John Carroll, Pip Cullen, Peter Grob, Cr Lisa Intemann, Neil Black and (front) Ryley Batt support the Liberty Swing project. Port Macquarie’s first Liberty Swing is expected to open in May.

Paralympian Ryley Batt is the project’s ambassador. “For Port Macquarie to have something like this, and for all these fantastic people to get behind it, really means something,” Mr Batt said.
 
   
The Road to Super League Triathlon Championship Series 2018/19 Begins Now
 
 Trizone     2018-02-16 kl. 06:27     874 words
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Saturday’s 2018 Oceania Sprint Triathlon Championships in Devonport will feature an Olympian keen to get back on his bike, the hill-climbing

In what will be a huge day’s racing with the cream of Australia’s paratriathlon squad will also line up in Australia’s first ever Paratriathlon World Cup – featuring four Rio Paralympians and Commonwealth Games nominees.

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Visit PyeongChang with convenient, handy app
 
 Korea.net     2018-02-16 kl. 06:02     447 words
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The official ‘Go PyeongChang’ mobile app for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games helps visitors to reach Olympic venues in the fastest and easiest manner possible.

The official ‘Go PyeongChang’ mobile app for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games helps visitors to reach Olympic venues in the fastest and easiest manner possible.(captured image from the app) By Hur SomEe and Sohn JiAe.
 
   
Foiled Again: Lindsey Jacobellis – Greatest Snowboardcross Racer Of All Time – Fourth At Her Fourth Olympics
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-16 kl. 05:57     878 words
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By | Feb. 15, 2018, 11:31 p.m. (ET) Lindsey Jacobellis competes in the women's snowboardcross qualification at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 16, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea. PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – It happened again.

Looking for breaking news, videos, Olympic and Paralympic team bios all at your fingertips?
 
   
Japanese troupe to exhibit samurai swordplay at carnival in S. Korea
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2018-02-16 kl. 05:49     353 words
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Troupe Sakura Zensen, a Japanese theatrical group that performs sword fighting shows across the world, is gearing up to thrill spectators with samurai swordplay at an Olympic-related carnival in South Korea. The group will perform on Feb.

"We want to impress people with a Japanese-style show and encourage them to come to the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in 2020," a member of the group said.
 
   
Sue-Ellen about to embark on 800km Ride Against Cancer
 
 Mudgee Guardian     2018-02-16 kl. 05:45     29 words
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Blind Paralympian and cancer survivor, Mudgee’s Sue-Ellen Lovett, will be riding through Central West NSW this year to raise money for a cause passionate to her heart.

Blind Paralympian and cancer survivor, Mudgee’s Sue-Ellen Lovett, will be riding through Central West NSW this year to raise money for a cause passionate to her heart.
 
   
Brenna Huckaby is the first Paralympian to appear in SI Swimsuit (11 Photos)
 
 App.ViralNewsChart.com     2018-02-16 kl. 05:43     0 words
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Brenna Huckaby is the first Paralympian to appear in SI Swimsuit (11 Photos). ...
 
   
President Moon meets Norwegian prime minister
 
 Korea.net     2018-02-16 kl. 05:18     280 words
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President Moon Jae-in (right) shakes handswith with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg before their summit at CheongWa Dae on Feb. 15.

President Moon Jae-in held a meeting withNorwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, currently in Korea for the PyeongChang2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, on Feb....Paralympics...
 
   
A Chinese takeover of the Chicago Stock Exchange just got blocked
 
 WFMZ-TV Online     2018-02-16 kl. 05:05     481 words
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SEC bars purchase JULIA HOROWITZ Updated: Feb 15, 2018 10:52 PM EST Scott Olson/2012 Related Content NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - The top regulator for U.S.

Poconos Coal. Camelback's ski camp leads its students to Paralympics 4 hours ago.
 
   
A Cold Greeting in Pyeongchang
 
 NASA     2018-02-16 kl. 04:05     647 words
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Media reports have described the many ways that cold temperatures have affected the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

The International Collaborative Experiments for Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (ICE-POP 2018) is a scientific field campaign taking place in Korea in February and March to study mountain-induced snowfall and other weather
 
   
New Mobility’s Biweekly Newsletter – February 15, 2018
 
 New Mobility     2018-02-16 kl. 03:36     721 words
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Welcome to New Mobility’s biweekly newsletter. To receive via email (mobile-friendly), subscribe here .

And while a few thousand Paralympic athletes are waiting for the nondisabled skiers, curlers and skaters to do what they do before they hit the international stage, the Winter Olympic advertising space has already featured a bevy of folks with
 
   
Watson Duke on cousin’s Black Panther fameGive him keys to city
 
 Trinidad Guardian     2018-02-16 kl. 03:29     621 words
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Minority Tobago House of Assembly leader Watson Duke is elated about his Tobago-born cousin Winston Duke’s success as a cast member in the upcoming Marvel blockbuster movie Black Panther.

He highlighted sportsmen like Cyd Gray and paralympic athlete Akeem Stewart, saying the latter won a gold medal at the Paralympic Games and was never honoured in any great way.
 
   
First amputee to appear in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition is from Baton Rouge
 
 WAFB     2018-02-16 kl. 03:27     327 words
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Brenna Huckaby is a professional snowboarder in the U.S. Paralympics, and she's also the first amputee to appear in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition.

Paralympics, and she's also the first amputee to appear in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition.Born in Baton Rouge, Huckaby was diagnosed with an osteosarcoma in 2010 and had to have her right leg amputated.... According to her profile on the Paralympics...

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10 places where you can live your Winter Olympics dreams
 
 KYTV     2018-02-16 kl. 03:27     2063 words
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We've waited four long years. At last, the Winter Olympics are here.

United in Spirit. The exhibit not only marks the 30th anniversary of the Games in Calgary -- the first ever Winter Olympics held in Canada -- but also celebrates five Olympic and four Paralympic athletes competing in this year's Winter Games.
 
   
Paralympian Jallen meets local faithful ahead of PyeongChang
 
 Wilkes-Barre Times Leader     2018-02-16 kl. 03:08     719 words
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SCRANTON — Jacky Skubic first read about Stephanie Jallen in a magazine in 2013. A skiing and snowboard fanatic, Skubic said she always wanted to meet the Luzerne County paralympian.

Paralympian Jallen meets local faithful ahead of PyeongChang.... A skiing and snowboard fanatic, Skubic said she always wanted to meet the Luzerne County paralympian.She worked at Elk Mountain Ski Resort in Susquehanna County, and actually ended up having...
 
   
Canadian Tire's (CDNAF) CEO Stephen Wetmore on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
 
 Seeking Alpha     2018-02-16 kl. 03:00     10297 words
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Canadian Tire Corp. Ltd.A ( OTCPK:CDNAF ) Q4 2017 Earnings Conference Call February 15, 2018 2:00 PM ET Executives Stephen Wetmore - President

As you know, we’re proud supporters of our Canadian Olympic and Paralympic teams, and it’s an exciting time of year for us.
 
   
newOlympians train athletic hopefuls in Poconos
 
 Fox56.com     2018-02-16 kl. 02:35     165 words
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Tyler Carter and Stephanie Jallen both learned how to ski on the mountain. This week, they're training aspiring athletes with disabilities.

This week, they're training aspiring athletes with disabilities.TANNERSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY (WOLF-TV) — Two former Paralympic athletes from Pennsylvania are spending their week at Camelback.... Paralympic Team in South Korea.Brian Sheehan.

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Monterey County's Nick Cunningham goes out of the box to become Olympian and soldier
 
 KCBX     2018-02-16 kl. 02:33     657 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.... Since 1948, they’ve won 118 medals in the Olympic and Paralympic games.
 
   
Sports Paralympiques / AG Ordinaire: Feu vert pour Trazié Pacôme et son comité exécutif
 
 Afropages.fr     2018-02-16 kl. 02:13     8 words
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Source : https://news.abidjan.net/h/630922.

Sports Paralympiques / AG Ordinaire:
 
   
Minister Sepuloni shows support for Winter Games Paralympians
 
 Voxy.co.nz     2018-02-16 kl. 02:09     219 words
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Letters of support and a special video message from Minister for Disability Issues Hon Carmel Sepuloni are on their way to our Paralympians as they prepare to compete in South Korea.

Minister Sepuloni shows support for Winter Games Paralympians.... Letters of support and a special video message from Minister for Disability Issues Hon Carmel Sepuloni are on their way to our Paralympians as they prepare to compete in South Korea."On...

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Swimming notebook: Kaitlyn Dobler of Aloha, Van Mathias of Beaverton are two of the many swimmers to watch at state
 
 Oregonian     2018-02-16 kl. 01:43     963 words
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The OSAA swimming state championships take place this weekend at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham and one of the top swimmers to watch is Kaitlyn Dobler of Aloha.

Gongora will compete in events for physically-disabled athletes.
 
   
PyeongChang Winter Olympics Lift Asia's Profile as a Winter Sports Venue
 
 HighBeam Research     2018-02-16 kl. 01:38     123 words
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Sri Lanka, Feb. 14 -- The Korean government and people humbly share the pride of hosting PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Winter Game.

Sri Lanka, Feb. 14 -- The Korean government and people humbly share the pride of hosting PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Winter Game.In particular, Korea hopes that as the Seoul 1988 Summer Olympics served as an opportunity to overcome the Cold War...
 
   
Camelback's ski camp leads its students to Paralympics
 
 WFMZ-TV Online     2018-02-16 kl. 01:27     237 words
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Ten-year-old Madison Hahas is finishing her first week on skis. "Were you nervous?" 69 News Reporter Bo Koltnow asked. "I was," she said. "How are you doing now?" "They helped me a lot. I have the hang of it now," she said.

Camelback's ski camp leads its students to Paralympics.... Stephanie Jallen, 22, is a two time Paralympic bronze medal winner despite being born with a condition that left the left side of her body underdeveloped.... Tyler Carter, 24, also competed in Sochi as a Paralympian...
 
   
Wheelchair racer Luke Bailey named in Australian side
 
 Manning River Times     2018-02-16 kl. 01:15     462 words
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INJURY cruelled his chances of competing at the Commonwealth Games, however, Wingham wheelchair racer Luke Bailey is now heading to Switzerland in May for three international meets. Bailey, rising 21, will be overseas for a fortnight.

The Tokyo Paralympic in 2020 are squarely in Bailey’s radar.
 
   
Taekwondo Federation Turns Focus to Female Athletes With Disabilities
 
 Eabizinfo.com     2018-02-16 kl. 01:13     335 words
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By Jejje Muhinde THE new president of the national taekwondo federation Placide Bagabo has revealed that his office has turned focus to promoting female athletes with disabilities to integrate them into the sport.

we have talented disabled athletes able to make a breakthrough at the international level,” Bagabo said before adding that “We understand it is a challenge given other factors but we need to give them a chance since taekwondo is limitless.”
 
   
Sports Illustrated’s #MeToo Moment Slammed Amid Calls For A Boycott
 
 B&T Online     2018-02-16 kl. 01:00     454 words
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Not everyone is warming to Sport Illustrated’s attempt at female empowerment in its latest Swimsuit Edition amid calls for a reader boycott.

A black cover star, a paralympian, an abuse survivor and a plus-sized model all featured.
 
   
Dateline Rice for Feb. 15, 2018
 
 Rice University     2018-02-16 kl. 00:55     1570 words
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NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL Commencement speakers announced: Alvernia, Bridgewater, Emmanuel, Hartwick, Hobart, Kent State, Nichols, Rice, Stanford, St. Norbert Entrepreneur and philanthropist Michael R.

The blurring of Olympics and Paralympics An article mentions a Rice study on former track and field athlete Oscar Pistorius.
 
   
Paralympians Help at Ski Camp in the Poconos
 
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× Paralympians Help at Ski Camp in the Poconos POCONO TOWNSHIP — Ava McEntire, 12, from West Chester doesn’t let her physical disabilities get the best of her. In fact, she says it helps her learn.

Paralympians Help at Ski Camp in the Poconos.... × Paralympians Help at Ski Camp in the Poconos POCONO TOWNSHIP — Ava McEntire, 12, from West Chester doesn’t let her physical disabilities get the best of her.... Ava, along with dozens of other children at the camp, had some professional coaching this week by Paralympic...
 
   
Stewart of Kamloops aims for Paralympics, with Olympic bronze medallist Armstrong in his corner
 
 Kamloops This Week     2018-02-16 kl. 00:50     1205 words
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Olympic bronze medallist Dylan Armstrong (left) has a new project, Greg Stewart. “I see podium potential in 2020,” Armstrong said. “We’re not going to make the final. We’re going to win.” Allen Douglas/KTW Enter the dungeon.

Stewart of Kamloops aims for Paralympics, with Olympic bronze medallist Armstrong in his corner.... Throw it again. Greg Stewart plans on throwing the damn thing again until he’s throwing the damn thing at the 2020 Paralympic Summer Games in Tokyo,...
 
   
Art responds where society fails
 
 Arts Hub     2018-02-16 kl. 00:37     1493 words
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Partnering with the arts is about more than just money. It’s about leadership. Leaving France for only the third time in 500 years, a suite of tapestries reveal allegories of the five senses and the heart.

And with over 500 bottles on display – and growing in number – some of those stories include a family’s toothpaste spit to water from the Canning Dam, grey water from a laundry, tears from an argument, and a splash from a Paralympian’s
 
   
Calling all futurists: How can New Zealand design a better society?
 
 Idealog     2018-02-16 kl. 00:36     487 words
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Ten speakers across various sectors, from Marianne Elliott from ActionStation, Eric Crampton from the New Zealand Initiative, Mary Fisher, who’s a

How can New Zealand design a better society?Ten speakers across various sectors, from Marianne Elliott from ActionStation, Eric Crampton from the New Zealand Initiative, Mary Fisher, who’s a. ...Paralympian, and Wrestler’s Kat Lintott and Maori
 
   
Veteran turns to sled hockey after losing his legs, now plays for Team U.S.A.
 
 WGN-TV     2018-02-16 kl. 00:23     388 words
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Please enable Javascript to watch this video CHICAGO — A squad of American Paralympians took over the ice at the Blackhawks training facility this past weekend, as the team members — several of them military veterans — prepared to represent the U.S.A.

Veteran turns to sled hockey after losing his legs, now plays for Team U.S.A.Please enable Javascript to watch this video CHICAGO — A squad of American Paralympians took over the ice at the Blackhawks training facility this past weekend, as the

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Sports Illustrated model responds to backlash: 'I can be in a swimsuit and feel sexy'
 
 Yahoo! News     2018-02-16 kl. 00:07     390 words
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Despite the criticism the Sports Illustrated swim issue has recently received, the magazine’s cover star believes it’s the “perfect” time for the annual publication to come out.

The Paralympian recognizes that because she was in the photo shoot that doesn’t make her achievements any bigger or smaller. “Nothing has changed with me except for how I feel about myself,” the athlete, who lost her leg as a result of

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GB Winter Paralympians begin countdown to Pyeongchang Games
 
 Channel 4     2018-02-16 kl. 00:06     46 words
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The 20-strong winter Paralympics GB team gathered in Manchester today as they count down to their chance to shine at PyeongChang 2018. For the first time the team will compete in five sports.

GB Winter Paralympians begin countdown to Pyeongchang Games.... The 20-strong winter Paralympics GB team gathered in Manchester today as they count down to their chance to shine at PyeongChang 2018.
 
   
Infographic: How the three-wheeled ‘Explore’ is helping more people enjoy the backcountry
 
 Canadian Geographic     2018-02-16 kl. 00:02     208 words
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All of a sudden one day in 1996, Christian Bagg could no longer snowboard, mountain bike or hike the backcountry he loved so much.

He started designing better equipment for medical tech companies, and by 2010, had founded Icon Wheelchairs with 13-time Paralympic medallist Jeff Adams.
 
   
WATCH: Red Deer celebrates one year out from 2019 Canada Games
 
 Red Deer Express     2018-02-16 kl. 00:01     687 words
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Red Deer is officially less than a year away from the 2019 Canada Winter Games.

foster the next generation of Olympians and Paralympians.” Radford, during her speech, announced that Canadians as of today can now register to volunteer for the Games.

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The Clagett Memorial Clinic and Regatta to Host 2018 U.S. Para Sailing Championship
 
 US Sailing     2018-02-15 kl. 23:59     922 words
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Registration is Open for The 2018 Clagett and U.S. Para Sailing Championships NEWPORT, R.I. (February 15, 2018) –  The C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta and US Sailing are excited to announce that the 2018 U.S.

Over the last sixteen years that The Clagett has been operating, we have seen Clagett alumni go on to win 19 medals at the Paralympic Games and many World Championships.” “US Sailing is thrilled with the opportunity to partner with The Clagett
 
   
Health and Social Care Update - February 2018
 
 Bevan Brittan     2018-02-15 kl. 23:47     9283 words
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Bevan Brittan provides high quality, comprehensive advice to the NHS and independent healthcare sector.

in these settings. Cases. London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) v Sinfield EWHC 51 (QB) .
 
   
Local books: Novel based on Las Vegas shooting; ‘Awakening Land’ reissued; events, signings
 
 Akron Beacon Journal     2018-02-15 kl. 23:41     1076 words
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‘Who Trespass Against Us’ D.P. Conway uses a creative approach to examining the motives of Stephen Paddock, the man who opened fire at a Las Vegas country music festival in October 2017, killing 58 and injuring 851 before killing himself.

Liberty St.) — Josh Clark discusses his recovery from addictions, related disability and Pills, Prison, and the Paralympics , 11 a.m. to noon Saturday.
 
   
Uncertainties still surround 'Abenomics' despite growth run
 
 Japan Today     2018-02-15 kl. 23:26     794 words
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Japan's economic outlook remains far from robust as uncertainty abounds over wage growth and business investment at home despite the longest growth run in nearly three decades under the "Abenomics" policy mix.

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics will also give a near-term boost.
 
   
All the Hot AF Team USA Olympians Will Have You Feeling Patriotic in No Time
 
 Life & Style Weekly     2018-02-15 kl. 23:19     147 words
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If you've been having a little trouble getting into the spirit of things for the 2018 Winter Olympics , we've got the perfect solution for you, and it's a gallery of the hottest male Olympians competing for Team USA.

Check out all the handsomest, foxiest Winter Olympians and Paralympians competing in PyeongChang this year.Chelsea Duff.
 
   
U.S. Sled Captain Josh Pauls Relishes Role as Ambassador for Hockey Is For Everyone
 
 USA Hockey     2018-02-15 kl. 22:52     351 words
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Pauls found hockey himself at an early age, growing up in New Jersey where he had hopes of becoming the first NHL goalie with no legs.

In 2010, at age 17, he was the youngest member of the gold-medal winning squad at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver.... Four years later, he and Team USA repeated as gold medalists by topping host Russia, 1-0, at the 2014 Paralympic Winter...
 
   
Clifton brothers make the coats worns by Team USA at Olympics
 
 North Jersey.com     2018-02-15 kl. 22:34     1127 words
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CLOSE Martin DiBattista, General Manager of Better Team USA, talks about his family business in Clifton. They recently made the parkas that the olympians wore during the opening ceremony under a deal with Ralph Lauren.

U.S. Olympic and Paralympic jackets for the Winter Olympics are made in Clifton.

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Here’s where the 2028 Olympics will be held, in case you need the reminder
 
 HelloGiggles     2018-02-15 kl. 22:30     534 words
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As the PyeongChang Winter Games skate (and ski, and bobsled) their way toward next week’s closing ceremonies, we can’t help but look ahead to future. Will Shaun White hang up his board for future Olympics ?

LA’s intention to host the Olympic & Paralympic Games in 2028!... Relive the magic of a historic day across the globe as LA was awarded the 2028 Olympic & Paralympic Games! @gettysport / IOC Media.
 
   
2016 Paralympic Gold Medalist Steph Slater Retires at 27
 
 SwimSwam     2018-02-15 kl. 22:11     654 words
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By on SwimSwam 2016 Paralympic gold medalist  Stephanie Slater of the UK has decided to retire from swimming at the age of 27 because the degeneration of her conditions could potentially cause further injury if she continues.

2016 Paralympic Gold Medalist Steph Slater Retires at 27.... By on SwimSwam 2016 Paralympic gold medalist  Stephanie Slater of the UK has decided to retire from swimming at the age of 27 because the degeneration of her conditions could potentially cause...
 
   
Natasha Baker finds her dream horse after a year of heartache
 
 Horse & Country     2018-02-15 kl. 21:48     364 words
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Dressage Paralympic champion Natasha Baker has finally found her dream horse, after losing three horses last year. Rising star Mount St John Diva Dannebrog is a nine-year-old, 16.

Dressage Paralympic champion Natasha Baker has finally found her dream horse, after losing three horses last year.... The 28-year-old has had a tough 12 months since losing her five-time Paralympic gold medal-winning partner Cabral to a virus. ‘JP’ was...
 
   
14-Year-Old Art Prodigy Donates Painting to Raise Funds for Canadian Athletes
 
 Pettinga Financial Advisors     2018-02-15 kl. 21:43     255 words
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Ontario's Evan Sharma partners with , the country's leading supporter of athletes competing on the global stage TORONTO Sharma, who is also a

About the CAN Fund CAN Fund is a not for profit organization created to fill a funding gap and give our Canadian athletes (summer, winter, able-bodied and Paralympic) the financial support they need to train and compete for Canada.

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Automation and the changing role of accountants - Highlights from MYOB Incite
 
 Biz Edge NZ     2018-02-15 kl. 21:25     293 words
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MYOB’s Incite event kicked off in Auckland yesterday at the Viaduct Events Centre with over 300 accounting partners and bookkeepers turning up.

Christchurch. Featuring a keynote from Paralympian-turned-artificial intelligence-advocate Liam Malone, the event offered accountants and bookkeepers a look at how automation is disrupting industries everywhere and what they could do to cope.

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Mary’s Wonder Women: Who is playing in the W-League grand final?
 
 The Roar     2018-02-15 kl. 21:11     954 words
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This Sunday, the tenth edition of the W-League will come to a close when the Grand Final is contested between Sydney FC and Melbourne City.

Lynne also has a wealth of experience, having held positions such as managing director of Repucom Pty Ltd and is the CEO of the Australian Paralympic Committee.
 
   
A Fencing Gold Medalist With No Arms
 
 Atlantic Monthly     2018-02-15 kl. 21:09     212 words
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Beatrice Vio cultivated a passion for fencing when she was five years old. At 11, she contracted severe meningitis. In the hospital, the doctors gave her an unimaginable choice: Keep her limbs and risk death, or amputate all four to ensure survival.

Now, Vio is a Paralympic champion and the only fencer in the world who competes without arms or legs. “My strength lies in not thinking about my body and using what I have left to the fullest,” Vio says in Lorena Alvarado ’s short

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Has Western chauvinism against Russia gone berserk?
 
 Sott.net     2018-02-15 kl. 21:08     1289 words
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© reutersmedia For you non-sports minded Russia watchers, the ethically flawed antics of the IOC (International Olympic Committee), WADA (World

report's claim of a Russian state-sponsored Olympic and Paralympic doping campaign hasn't been proven.... This hasn't been proven at all, with a note that the combined Russian Summer and Winter Olympic and Paralympic participating athletes is (if I'm not...
 
   
Volunteers rally to officiate table tennis for 2018 Micro Games
 
 Marianas Variety     2018-02-15 kl. 21:08     135 words
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(Colonia, Yap) — Technical Training for Table Tennis was the topic of a 14-day workshop at the Yap Sports Complex February 11 – 25.

competition formats, and information on para table tennis for disabled athletes. “The ITTF was founded in 1926,” he said, “and today it’s the only sport with national federations in 226 countries around the world.” First played in
 
   
Tuesday, February 20th: Sled Hockey 101
 
 WMUR New Hampshire     2018-02-15 kl. 21:01     139 words
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Putting the differently-abled in the driver's seat. Sled Hockey is one of the most popular sports at the Winter Paralympic Games. The sport is also really taking off here in New Hampshire.

Sled Hockey is one of the most popular sports at the Winter Paralympic Games.
 
   
Company Partnerships May Have In-house Ramifications
 
 ScienceNewsline     2018-02-15 kl. 20:57     785 words
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EUGENE, Ore. - Feb. 14, 2018 - When companies partner with a sports team or a charity, the deal is usually about attracting consumers and strengthening their brands. Inside a company, however, what happens to employee allegiance?

Toyota's sponsorship of the Paralympics in 2016, the researchers noted, signaled that the company was more inclusive, or trying to be, than previously understood.... The company's current "Good Odds" Winter Olympics advertisement, which chronicles skier Lauren Woolsencroft's ascendance in advance of the 2018 Paralympics...
 
   
South Coast Radio Announcer Part Of Pyeongchang Olympics; Fifth Olympics For Brad Jay
 
 KCLU     2018-02-15 kl. 20:34     326 words
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KCLU's talks with a South Coast radio host who's in South Korea, working his fifth Olympics as a venue announcer. He’s a popular radio announcer on the South Coast.

He’ll then come home for a week, but then return to South Korea to be an announcer for the Paralympics.Lance Orozco.
 
   
Winter games delays yet another moment of truth in Korea
 
 World Tribune     2018-02-15 kl. 20:33     996 words
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Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk American policy-makers appear highly uncertain and divided among themselves as to moves toward negotiation between North and South Korea in the wake of the Winter Olympics.

Then too, we have to see what happens in the joint U.S.-RoK military exercises that were postponed until after the Olympics and subsequent Paralympics.

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Meenagh seals Para-Nordic skiing place
 
 BBC     2018-02-15 kl. 20:23     158 words
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Britain will have a Nordic skier at the Winter Paralympics for the first time in 20 years after Scott Meenagh was selected for Pyeongchang 2018. The 28-year-old Scot will take part in both cross country and biathlon.

Britain will have a Nordic skier at the Winter Paralympics for the first time in 20 years after Scott Meenagh was selected for Pyeongchang 2018.... The Paralympic Winter Games runs from 9-18 March.
 
   
What Can Advertisers Expect From The 2018 Winter Olympics?
 
 Media Post     2018-02-15 kl. 20:23     668 words
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This year’s Super Bowl saw ads addressing social issues rise dramatically from an average of just over 6% over the past 10 years to close to a quarter of the ads in this year’s game. We can expect a similar trend in the Olympics.

One notable exception is Toyota, which ran an ad featuring an athlete who will compete in the Paralympics.

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Winter Paralympics: Skiing blind at 70mph
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2018-02-15 kl. 20:19     49 words
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Menna Fitzpatrick is a visually impaired para-skier who will be competing for Great Britain at the Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang in three weeks' time.

Winter Paralympics: Skiing blind at 70mph.... Menna Fitzpatrick is a visually impaired para-skier who will be competing for Great Britain at the Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang in three weeks' time.Menna and her guide Jennifer Kehoe talk about their...

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UK Sport Re-Launches #DiscoverYourGold Talent ID Program
 
 SwimSwam     2018-02-15 kl. 20:05     258 words
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By on SwimSwam UK Sport recently announced the re-launch of its multi-sport talent identification campaign called #DiscoverYourGold.

With access to the right training and support, we aim to help them fulfil their potential and maybe one day to become future Olympic and Paralympic medalists.” Lizzy Yarnold, gold medalist from Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Olympic rowing champion
 
   
Pyeongchang Olympic Village cafeteria has an 18-page menu
 
 FOXNews.com     2018-02-15 kl. 19:48     521 words
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A general view shows a dining hall at the Gangneung Olympic Village in Gangneung, South Korea (Reuters) From to Shaun White’s consumption of an

On Feb. 14, Food & Wine reported that Pyeongchang officials brought in a serious staff to nourish the 7,700 Olympic and Paralympic athletes and officials – and all their cravings - across 13 different competition venues through the event.
 
   
Fort Langley National Historic Site and others accept National Flag Day challenge
 
 Aldergrove Star     2018-02-15 kl. 19:43     718 words
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Feb. 15 is National Flag Day and the Fort Langley National Historic Site has set the bar pretty high for stunning Canadian flag photos. It helps that they had some friends in matching outfits able to participate.

The role of flag-bearer for Canadian teams attending international sporting events is a special honour for those like Hayley Wickenheiser and Josh Dueck who proudly represented Canada at the Sochi Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2014.
 
   
Air Canada Shows the World What Canada Is Made of with New Ad Narrated by Ryan Reynolds
 
 NewKerala.com     2018-02-15 kl. 19:42     395 words
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MONTREAL, Feb.15: On the heels of flying 750 members of the Canadian Olympic Team to PyeongChang, Air Canada celebrates Team Canada with the launch of a new ad — called "Our Time" — to be featured during today's broadcast of the Opening Ceremony.

Air Canada has been a sponsor of Canada's Olympic Team since 1988 and Canada's Paralympic Team since 2007 and supports Team Canada with: •Special services and transport for competitions •The Altitude Podium Program, providing qualified
 
   
Toyota Rolls Out Start Your Impossible Global Campaign that Reflects the Olympic and Paralympic Spirit
 
 NewKerala.com     2018-02-15 kl. 19:42     561 words
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TOYOTA CITY, Japan, Feb. 15: Created in honor of Toyota's shift to a mobility company and its eight-year worldwide partnership with The International

Toyota Rolls Out Start Your Impossible Global Campaign that Reflects the Olympic and Paralympic Spirit.... 15: Created in honor of Toyota's shift to a mobility company and its eight-year worldwide partnership with The International. ...Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
The Forces Athletes Who'll Be Competing In The Winter Paralympics
 
 Forces.net     2018-02-15 kl. 19:41     673 words
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With the Winter Paralympics less than a month away, Forces Network has taken a look at the British military athletes who'll be on show...

The Forces Athletes Who'll Be Competing In The Winter Paralympics.... With the Winter Paralympics less than a month away, Forces Network has taken a look at the British military athletes who'll be on show...Scott Meenagh:... Para-Nordic Skiing. British Army veteran Scott Meenagh has been selected for the ParalympicsGB...
 
   
A little green helps those in the red, white and blue
 
 Martinsville Reporter-Times     2018-02-15 kl. 19:40     380 words
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Editor’s note: is a native of Martinsville who is attending the 2018 Olympics through Ball State University’s journalism program.

Between the Olympic and Paralympic athletes, the United States Olympic Committee can only fully fund around 1,000 people, according to the team’s website.
 
   
Kaleena Zanders Debuts Emotional LGBTQ-Inspired Music Video For 'Stronger Than I've Ever Been': Premiere
 
 Billboard     2018-02-15 kl. 19:40     443 words
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The song behind Toyota's tear-jerker Super Bowl and Winter Olympics commercial starring Paralympian Lauren Woolstencroft now has an even heavier visual.

Premiere. The song behind Toyota's tear-jerker Super Bowl and Winter Olympics commercial starring Paralympian Lauren Woolstencroft now has an even heavier visual.Between its Super Bowl debut to frequent replay during the Winter Olympics, you might be...
 
   
Making third Winter Paralympics is special - Gallagher
 
 BBC     2018-02-15 kl. 19:35     56 words
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Sochi gold medallist Kelly Gallagher says it is a relief to have secured a place in the visually impaired skiing at the Winter Palaympics.

Making third Winter Paralympics is special -... Gallagher. Sochi gold medallist Kelly Gallagher says it is a relief to have secured a place in the visually impaired skiing at the Winter Palaympics.Gallagher, from Northern Ireland, became Britain's first Winter Paralympics...

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Hockey legend Hayley Wickenheiser surprises Toronto ball hockey playing sisters
 
 Country 105 CKRY FM     2018-02-15 kl. 19:33     404 words
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Hayley Wickenheiser meets with fans through the Canadian Tire Red Door at Canada Olympic House in Gangneung, South Korea Feb 15, 2018.

WATCH BELOW:  The girls were speaking with Wickenheiser through the Red Door, a traveling communications rig retailer Canadian Tire is taking across the country so friends, family and fans can speak to Canadian Olympians and Paralympians in
 
   
IAEA to Cooperate with Japan on Nuclear Security at 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo
 
 India Blooms     2018-02-15 kl. 19:30     514 words
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Vienna, Austria (JEN) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Government of Japan signed an agreement today aimed at enhancing nuclear security measures for the summer Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in Tokyo in 2020.

Vienna, Austria (JEN) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Government of Japan signed an agreement today aimed at enhancing nuclear security measures for the summer Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in Tokyo in 2020.The agreement
 
   
Creditors Going for Gold
 
 Brabners     2018-02-15 kl. 19:29     370 words
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Share this blog: The legendary Liverpool FC manager Bill Shankly once said “ If you are first you are first.

Share this blog: The legendary Liverpool FC manager Bill Shankly once said “ If you are first you are first.  If you are second, you are nothing ”, and at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games the competitors strive for a Gold...
 
   
Kelly Sykes Named Professional Tennis Registry Young Professional Of The Year
 
 AlexandriaNews     2018-02-15 kl. 19:19     340 words
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Kelly Sykes named PTR Young Professional of the Year (Courtesy Photo) Professional Tennis Registry presented its annual awards yesterday during the 2018 PTR International Tennis Symposium.

His love of the game lured him to coach tennis.  He worked as a Head Professional at Salamander Resort, and joined the coaching staff at Fredrick County Parks and Recreation, where he helped instruct juniors and adults for the Paralympics.  Last
 
   
Blackhawks recall goaltender J-F Berube, send Jeff Glass back to Rockford
 
 Chicago Sun-Times     2018-02-15 kl. 19:17     619 words
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Jeff Glass was a great story. Unfortunately for the Blackhawks, he wasn’t a good enough goaltender. The Hawks sent Glass back to Rockford on Thursday, recalling J-F Berube to back up Anton Forsberg.

Aside from You Can Play and the Chicago Gay Hockey Association, the United Arab Emirates women’s national hockey team and the U.S. paralympic sled hockey team, among others, will be in attendance.
 
   
James saves best until last
 
 Royal Gazette     2018-02-15 kl. 19:10     470 words
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Vanessa James and pair skating partner Morgan Cipres produced their best display at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, today. However, it was not enough to land them a place on the podium.

Russia are banned from the Games and the forthcoming Winter Paralympics, as a consequence of the 2016 McLaren report, which claimed that more than 1,000 of the country’s sportspeople benefited from state-sponsored doping.

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M. Basketball. Former Husky Sets Aside Tragedy to Reach Paralympics
 
 UConn Huskies Athletics     2018-02-15 kl. 19:10     1495 words
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By Steve Lewis, UConn Athletic Communications STORRS, Conn. – Even in tragedy, there is a silver lining; another day, another chance to rebound from past experiences in the hope of a more fulfilling future.

M. Basketball. Former Husky Sets Aside Tragedy to Reach Paralympics.... 27 to compete in curling under the U.S. flag in the 2018 Paralympic Games. “I get goosebumps just thinking about it.... He coached high school basketball at RHAM High School in Hebron, played wheelchair tennis, even raced in the 2010 New York City Marathon, but it wasn’t until 2013 that he found his passion in the sport he will compete in at the Paralympics...

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Grandmother’s strength inspiring Amanda Dennis
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-15 kl. 19:04     681 words
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US goalball player opens up about life away from sport ahead of 2018 Worlds Amanda Dennis has competed at numerous goalball competitions around

During Rio we lost our first game against Brazil in black, so we didn't wear that jersey again for the Paralympics,” Dennis recalled. “We lost our semi-final in our fade jersey, so we didn't wear that jersey for our bronze match, and we won
 
   
PyeongChang 2018: Japan name Para ice hockey team
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-15 kl. 19:04     172 words
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Satoru Sudo and Wataru Horie will lead the 17-man roster The Japan Para Ice Hockey Association has revealed the 17 athletes who will make up the team competing at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games .

Satoru Sudo and Wataru Horie will lead the 17-man roster The Japan Para Ice Hockey Association has revealed the 17 athletes who will make up the team competing at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games .Eight players carry Paralympic
 
   
Visa hawks its wares at PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games
 
 Mobile Payments Today     2018-02-15 kl. 18:44     671 words
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Feb. 15, 2018 | by Will Hernandez As a worldwide audience keeps tabs on their favorite Winter Olympics athletes in South Korea, Visa once again is

the event, as well as the Paralympics Games.... Visa's big event sponsorship won't stop once the Olympics and Paralympics are over.
 
   
Sport meets science: a winning combination
 
 NRC     2018-02-15 kl. 18:39     1617 words
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One hundredth of a second – that could be the difference between Olympic gold and silver, or not finishing on the podium. Olympic athletes have a team of coaches and medical professionals to help them prepare to win the most prestigious medal in sport.

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) has a long tradition of working with Canadian athletes to help them achieve their best in international competitive sports, including the Winter and Summer Olympics, and the Paralympics.
 
   
BRITISH ATHLETICS TO SUPPORT RAINBOW LACES CAMPAIGN
 
 British Athletics     2018-02-15 kl. 18:39     571 words
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15th February 2018 • British Athletics support Stonewall’s Rainbow Laces campaign at the SPAR British Athletics Indoor Championships and across British teams.

Paralympic programmes.
 
   
'It's rude to stare, but who wouldn't gawp at a grown woman crawling down the aisle': The challenges and triumphs of travelling with a disability
 
 Yahoo! Lifestyle UK and Ireland     2018-02-15 kl. 18:33     1415 words
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View photos Travelling with a disability is almost as challenging as ever More Oh God, I’d failed again. I wasn’t sure how, as I’d purposefully not had anything to drink for the last 12 hours, but there I was, pressing the assistance button.

I interned at the United Nations in New York and worked a dream job in Rio de Janeiro, consulting on accessibility for the transport system and writing for Lonely Planet in the run-up to the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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National Flag Day: Celebrating Canada’s Maple Leaf flag
 
 Radio Canada International     2018-02-15 kl. 18:14     913 words
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Feb 15.2017: Celebrations to mark National Flag Day on Parliament Hill as part of Canada's 150th anniversary. PHOTO via Minister Melanie Joly-twitter Today Canada celebrates its flag, the red and white Maple Leaf.

Like our Olympic and Paralympic athletes, it stands as a symbol of honour, perseverance and courage.
 
   
"Brenna Huckaby Becomes First Paralympian for SI Swimsuit Edition"
 
 Z107.9 iHeartRadio     2018-02-15 kl. 18:13     107 words
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This lady is a rockstar! Brenna Huckaby has always been an athlete. Most of her life was focused on gymnastics but  an osteosarcoma diagnosis in 2010 resulted in the amputation of her right leg.

"Brenna Huckaby Becomes First Paralympian for SI Swimsuit Edition".... In 2013 she started competing in Snowboard Cross and Banked Slalom, and that has led her to represent Team USA in the 2018 Paralympics.
 
   
Children's Hospice benefits from Barclays sponsored quiz night
 
 DevonLive.com     2018-02-15 kl. 18:10     283 words
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Quizzers in Tiverton have raised thousands for Children’s Hospice South.

Spinal injuries left him wheelchair bound but after intensive treatment David, now a proud husband and father, has become one of the country’s leading para-badminton players and has an objective of competing in the 2020 Paralympics.
 
   
Paris 2024: City of Lights to become City of Apps?
 
 Smart Cities Dive     2018-02-15 kl. 18:02     1136 words
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Editor's Note:  This piece was written by Valerie Bozzetto, joint managing director of IRM. The opinions represented in this piece are independent of Smart Cities Dive's views.

But Paris hasn’t survived this long without adapting to and adopting the latest ideas, while still remembering its past — and I hope that Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be a showcase for the city’s resilience and innovative
 
   
Paralympic Winter Games, Pyeongchang, South Korea
 
 InTheSnow     2018-02-15 kl. 17:54     41 words
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British hopes are high in the skiing competitions at the 12 th Paralympic Winter Games coming up after the Olympics. Can Team GB improve on our impressive medal tally from the Sochi Games? paralympic.org The post appeared first on InTheSnow .

Paralympic Winter Games, Pyeongchang, South Korea.... British hopes are high in the skiing competitions at the 12 th Paralympic Winter Games coming up after the Olympics.... Can Team GB improve on our impressive medal tally from the Sochi Games? paralympic...
 
   
NBC Olympics Selects Ericsson for its Production of 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang
 
 NewKerala.com     2018-02-15 kl. 17:42     280 words
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STOCKHOLM, Feb. 15: NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Ericsson to provide video contribution solutions for its production

"Ericsson's reliability and expertise within the compression industry, made them an easy choice to once again support NBC Olympics production of the 2018 Olympic Winter and Paralympic Games," said Connolly.