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Sportsvepet: Hallbrist tvingar lag lägga ner
 
 Lokaltidningen Mitt i     2018-02-16 kl. 22:03     457 words
 
Sport Sportsvepet: Hallbrist tvingar lag lägga ner 2018, kl. 22:01 Hallbrist tvingar basketklubb lägga ner, publikrekord i comeback på Hovet och vikingar i kortbyxor snabbast runt Edsviken.

3. Fem Nackaspelare till Paralympics.... Nu är den svenska truppen till Paralympics i Pyeongchang spikad.... Hel femma från Nacka till Paralympics.
 
   
Oliwer från Katrineholm - slalomåkaren med 2 procents syn
 
 SVT Nyheter     2018-02-16 kl. 17:03     221 words
 
För tio år sedan började 15-åriga katrineholmaren Oliwer Rönnelin - som föddes med 2 procents syn - åka skidor. Idag tävlar han i slalom och drömmer om paralympics.

åka skidor. Idag tävlar han i slalom och drömmer om paralympics.Oliwer Rönnelin har testat flera olika sporter, men det var skidorna han fastnade för.... Drömmer om paralympics.... En dröm han har är att någon dag delta i paralympics. -
 
   
Ebba, 18, blev förlamad över en natt: "Kommer aldrig acceptera"
 
 Allers     2018-02-16 kl. 15:06     627 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. -
 
   
Winter Games - nu tar Frölundaungdomarna på sig ledartröjan
 
 GöteborgDirekt     2018-02-16 kl. 11:47     389 words
 
Stort fokus på ungdomsledarna när det bjuds på musik och prova-på-aktiviteter i Frölunda Kulturhus. "Jag känner mig som en förebild", säger Makolla Touré Bagayegou 13, år. Winter Games pågår för fullt på Frölunda Kulturhus.

I tre dagar bjuds det på musik och massor med gratis aktiviteter som boxning, kung fu, basket, parasport och kickboxning. -
 
   
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Japan, IAEA agree to cooperate on Tokyo 2020 nuclear counterterrorism
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2018-02-17 kl. 07:45     336 words
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The Japanese government and the International Atomic Energy Agency signed an agreement on Thursday to work together to keep the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics safe from the threat of terrorism involving nuclear materials.

The Japanese government and the International Atomic Energy Agency signed an agreement on Thursday to work together to keep the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics safe from the threat of terrorism involving nuclear materials.According to the
 
   
Winter Olympics 2018: Norway Remain Best in Class
 
 LearningAndFinance     2018-02-17 kl. 07:37     539 words
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Organizers temporarily shut shops in Olympic Park in Gangneung and advised spectators to seek shelter indoors due to strong winds on Wednesday afternoon at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics .

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 Games.
 
   
Mikaela Shiffrin misses out on slalom medal at Winter Olympics
 
 LearningAndFinance     2018-02-17 kl. 07:37     824 words
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American Mikaela Shiffrin was unable to become the first skier to successfully defend an Olympic gold in the slalom. "Sometimes", the 22-year-old American said , "I feel like the only one who can beat myself in slalom is me".

Looking for breaking news, videos, Olympic and Paralympic team bios all at your fingertips?
 
   
Local Paralympian returns to Simplot Games as mentor
 
 Idaho8.com     2018-02-17 kl. 06:45     546 words
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10:34 PM MST Copyright 2017 NPG of Idaho. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Copyright 2017 NPG of Idaho. All rights reserved.

Local Paralympian returns to Simplot Games as mentor.... Now, this year he's back in Pocatello at the Simplot Games as a Paralympian, hoping to help coach the next generation of athletes.... His events of choice, the high jump and long jump, were not offered in the Paralympics...
 
   
I moved back to Ireland, but found no official ‘welcome home’
 
 Irish Times     2018-02-17 kl. 06:36     1316 words
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spent months trying to make Ireland work. A week ago, he moved back to Australia While living in Australia , I followed the news from Ireland closely.

I emigrated in 2011 to Australia but returned early in 2012, to compete for a place representing Ireland in the London 2012 Paralympic Boat.... On February 13th, 2016, I was told I would not be going to the Paralympics for the second time.

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Squamish athlete chosen for Canada’s Paralympic ski team
 
 Squamish Chief     2018-02-17 kl. 06:33     425 words
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A local athlete will be representing Squamish at the Paralympics in PyeongChang this year. Alex Cairns has been chosen to join Canada’s para-alpine ski team. He’s expected to be competing in the giant slalom and slalom events.

Squamish athlete chosen for Canada’s Paralympic ski team.... A local athlete will be representing Squamish at the Paralympics in PyeongChang this year.... The PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games start on March 9 and finish on March 18.Steven Chua.
 
   
Making Her Long-Awaited Olympic Return, Lindsey Vonn Misses Olympic Medal In Super-G
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-17 kl. 06:01     721 words
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By | Feb. 16, 2018, 11:47 p.m. (ET) Lindsey Vonn reacts at the finish after the women's super-G at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 17, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Looking for breaking news, videos, Olympic and Paralympic team bios all at your fingertips?
 
   
Padraig addresses Oireachtas committee on accessibility issues
 
 Wicklow People     2018-02-17 kl. 05:45     539 words
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Bray man Padraic Moran has been in the public eye for a number of reasons over the years, from becoming a paralympic boccia athlete, to broadcasting with East Coast FM. More recently, he has been fighting Irish Rail for access to train services.

Bray man Padraic Moran has been in the public eye for a number of reasons over the years, from becoming a paralympic boccia athlete, to broadcasting with East Coast FM.
 
   
12 Hours of Back-to-Back Hockey Action at the 1st Annual Winterfest
 
 CW 50 Detroit     2018-02-17 kl. 05:44     455 words
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Making heart symbol with snowy hands (credit: istock) By Logan Tesmer, CBS62/CW50 Intern The Oakland County Police and Firefighters are coming out in force to help Oakland County Special Olympics raise funds to support their programs.

Making heart symbol with snowy hands (credit: istock) By Logan Tesmer, CBS62/CW50 Intern The Oakland County Police and Firefighters are coming out in force to help Oakland County Special Olympics raise funds to support their programs.On February 24
 
   
?ô c? s? 1 th? gi?i Lê V?n Công: T?t này vui h?n h?n
 
 VOVNews     2018-02-17 kl. 02:00     1377 words
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Không d?ng l?i ? ?ó, vào nh?ng ngày cu?i n?m 2017 v?a qua, Lê V?n Công l?i ti?p t?c làm n?c lòng ng??i hâm m? n??c nhà khi anh l?p nên k? tích v?i

Trong n?m 2018, m?c tiêu c?a ?ô c? Lê V?n Công là gi? phong ?? ?? tham d? hai gi?i châu Á và xa h?n là duy trì c??ng ?? ?? h??ng t?i các m?c tiêu quan tr?ng, c? th? nh? là Paralympic 2020 ... Tôi ngh? Công còn kh? n?ng n?a trong th?i gian t?i và tôi v?n hy v?ng Paralympic...
 
   
TV Ad Spend Weekly: Comcast spends highly on heroes during first full Olympic week
 
 The Drum     2018-02-17 kl. 01:23     554 words
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The Winter Olympics were a boon to new national TV ad spending during the week ending February 11th. Expenditures for new ads increased 77%t from the previous week (excluding spend during Super Bowl LII) to reach $256 million.

As an official partner of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), Comcast spent all of its national TV budget this week on three new ads which featured Olympic and Paralympic athletes.... The majority of spending, $4.3 million supported an ad featuring Rico Roman, a Paralympic...
 
   
Company Partnerships May Have In-house Ramifications
 
 HealthMediciNet.com     2018-02-17 kl. 01:21     813 words
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Medicine, Health Care Company Partnerships May Have In-house… Published: February 15, 2018. Released by University of Oregon EUGENE, Ore. – Feb.

Toyota’s sponsorship of the Paralympics in 2016, the reers 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...
 
   
Team Toyota takes "Start Your Impossible" to global stage at PyeongChang 2018
 
 EyeofDubai.net     2018-02-17 kl. 01:10     421 words
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Taking its ambitious "Start Your Impossible" movement to a new level, Toyota Motor Corporation, a worldwide partner of the Olympic Games and the

Taking its ambitious "Start Your Impossible" movement to a new level, Toyota Motor Corporation, a worldwide partner of the Olympic Games and the. ...Paralympic Games, has supported more than 50 athletes from 20 countries who are competing at
 
   
All the songs your favorite 2018 Winter Olympics athletes play to get pumped up
 
 HelloGiggles     2018-02-17 kl. 00:44     246 words
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Looking for a new pump-up playlist? Look no further. These U.S. Olympians competing in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics have plenty of recommendations for just the right tunes to take you into the competition-ready mindset.

Related article:  Everything you need to know about the PyeongChang Paralympics.
 
   
Social Sidekick: Your Monthly Guide to Social Holidays, Themes, and Noteworthy Events
 
 Meltwater Group     2018-02-17 kl. 00:39     1120 words
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Michaela Morales February 16, 2018 It seems like we blink and suddenly it’s March, which brings springtime and daylight savings (yay for longer days and sunshine!) along with March Madness and the illustrious Academy Awards.

Prey at Night, Gringo, The Hurricane Heist. //SPORTS// Start of the Winter Paralympics....Paralympics, End of BNP Paribas Open.
 
   
Dave Clark, 1960 Olympian, longtime volunteer coach and Dallas ISD teacher, dies at 81
 
 Dallas Morning News     2018-02-17 kl. 00:28     693 words
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David Eugene Clark easily cleared the bar as both pole vaulter and coach. A member of the 1960 U.S. Olympic track and field team, he became a much sought-after volunteer coach.

Olympians and Paralympians Association.
 
   
Dubai to host Fazza World Para Powerlifting World Cup
 
 The Gulf Today     2018-02-17 kl. 00:26     290 words
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DUBAI: The Dubai Club for People of Determination in cooperation with World Para Powerlifting will host the 9th Fazza 2018 World Para Powerlifting World Cup from Feb.17-22.

provide the necessary support to host such tournaments, which began initially as domestic meetings that have since flourished into the World Cup events we see today.” Hosts UAE will be led by multiple Paralympic medallist Mohammed Khamis Khalaf.
 
   
Looking for Pearls: Choir helps people with movement disorders find their rhythm
 
 Bluffton Today     2018-02-17 kl. 00:24     726 words
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Last Sunday I answered Dr. Alice Gerber’s siren call to go with her to see the next big thing in Parkinson’s disease therapy. So off we went to Savannah Commons to an informational meeting about forming the Discover Your Voice Choir.

In 2015, after seeing a television show about an exercise program that was benefiting Leslie Stahl’s husband, who has Parkinson’s, Alice put her head together with Michael Cohen, a former Olympian and Olympic and Paralympic coach.
 
   
Triple Paralympic champion among entries for Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-02-17 kl. 00:16     299 words
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Triple Paralympic gold medallist Lidiia Soloviova will be among the competitors in action at the sole World Para Powerlifting World Cup of the season in Dubai, which begins tomorrow.

Triple Paralympic champion among entries for Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai.... Triple Paralympic gold medallist Lidiia Soloviova will be among the competitors in action at the sole World Para Powerlifting World Cup of the season in Dubai, which begins...
 
   
Lower Cape TV: Curling Sweeps the Cape
 
 Cape Cod Today     2018-02-17 kl. 00:09     79 words
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A visit to the Cape Cod Curling Club...

More than 300 members from Provincetown to Plymouth call the Cape Cod Curling Club home, including a couple of members of the US Paralympics Team and a junior national championship contender.
 
   
The Atlantic Daily: Hope Will Come Next
 
 Atlantic.com - The Wire     2018-02-16 kl. 23:46     2001 words
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Mueller’s indictment, preventing shootings, Olympic achievement, and more Yuri Gripas / Reuters Most Popular Priscilla Alvarez and Taylor

Beatrice Vio, a Paralympic champion fencer, describes how she learned to compete without arms or legs in a short documentary by Lorena Alvarado.
 
   
‘It’s a chance to do something special’
 
 UWBadgers.com     2018-02-16 kl. 23:34     1999 words
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  BY ANDY BAGGOT UWBadgers.com Insider MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin men's hockey program owns a remarkable Olympic legacy, its scope recently defined by a mid-summer phone call and a wintertime bull session.

When Johnson left the college ranks for the NHL in 1982, his replacement at Wisconsin was Jeff Sauer, who coached Granato, Chelios and Johannson in Madison and went on to guide the U.S. sled hockey team to the gold medal in the Paralympics in
 
   
Here’s how you can get free Hershey...
 
 Alternative Press Magazine     2018-02-16 kl. 23:32     199 words
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[Photo by:  @Hersheys/Twitter ] The only thing better than chocolate? Free chocolate, of course. Thanks to Hershey's (and the Olympics), you can get just that!

As  Teen Vogue  explains, for every gold medal the U.S. earns in the Winter Olympics or Winter Paralympics, the chocolate company is giving away chances to get a free Hershey's Gold bar.
 
   
Job Opportunity – Para-cycling Program Manager @ Cycling Canada
 
 Pedal Magazine     2018-02-16 kl. 23:26     809 words
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(Ottawa/Milton, ON) – Cycling Canada is seeking a candidate for the position of Para-cycling Program Manager who possesses vision, energy and significant experience in sports administration.

Coach or the High Performance Director; – Working in tandem with the Chief Technical Officer – Head Coach, ensure optimal liaison with the Canadian Paralympic Committee; – Assist the Chief Technical Officer – Head Coach and national
 
   
Leveled by a Hurricane
 
 Journal Inquirer     2018-02-16 kl. 22:55     1139 words
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HARTFORD — The UConn men’s basketball team is not having the type of season that would make ESPN interested in doing a documentary about it, but the Huskies have at least had a 30-for-30 moment.

Emt, who was paralyzed in a car accident in 1995, is about to head to South Korea for the Paralympic Games.... The 12th edition of the Paralympic Winter Games will be March 9-18.
 
   
PHOTOS: Vail’s Thomas Walsh, a cancer survivor, prepares for 2018 Winter Paralympic Games
 
 Denver Post     2018-02-16 kl. 22:16     43 words
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U.S. Paralympic skier and cancer survivor Thomas Walsh of Vail will compete in the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. Let’s Talk Olympics Do you love watching the Olympics?

PHOTOS: Vail’s Thomas Walsh, a cancer survivor, prepares for 2018 Winter Paralympic Games.... U.S. Paralympic skier and cancer survivor Thomas Walsh of Vail will compete in the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.
 
   
Commentary: Pro tips for cross-country skiing
 
 Lewiston Tribune     2018-02-16 kl. 22:13     947 words
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A recent weekend was a good weekend for cross-country skiers in Washington, but bad for my leg muscles. There was free trail access and ski rentals on Jan.

Jim Harless tried out the sit skis and was surprised at the difficulty. “I’m just amazed that people can do this and be good at it,” he said, referencing accomplished sit skiers like Paralympian Sean Halsted. “You have to use your body a
 
   
Team Korea House Highlights Travel and Tourism
 
 SportsTravelMagazine.com     2018-02-16 kl. 22:03     214 words
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One of the key ways South Korea is hoping to take advantage of its showcase in hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games is the Team Korea House located in the heart of the Olympic Village in the coastal city of Gangneung.

One of the key ways South Korea is hoping to take advantage of its showcase in hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games is the Team Korea House located in the heart of the Olympic Village in the coastal city of Gangneung.Inside the venue,
 
   
Alana Ramsay selected as nominee for 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in PyongChang, South Korea
 
 TheGoldenStar.net     2018-02-16 kl. 21:51     442 words
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Alpine Canada has announced the Canadian Para-Alpine Ski Team athletes nominated for selection to compete at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in PyongChang, South Korea.

Alana Ramsay selected as nominee for 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in PyongChang, South Korea.... Alpine Canada has announced the Canadian Para-Alpine Ski Team athletes nominated for selection to compete at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in PyongChang,...

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The Olympics offer everything a sports fan wants
 
 Lakeland Times     2018-02-16 kl. 21:42     655 words
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The Olympic Games often draw a mixed reaction from people. Some are enthralled, while others could care less. For me, the Olympics are fascinating.

Well, a Paralympian to be exact.... The Paralympics are held in the same venues as the Olympics shortly after the latter wraps up.... A decade ago, I was a sled hockey player with a dream of reaching the sport's pinnacle - the Paralympics.
 
   
Get a Hershey's Gold Bar When Team USA Wins Gold at the Olympics
 
 Teen Vogue     2018-02-16 kl. 21:38     290 words
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USA! USA! USA! This article originally appeared on and was written by Ellie Conley. It has been given minor edits before re-posting. I'm currently addicted to watching the Olympics.

You could win a free Hershey's candy bar!For every gold medal the US earns in the 2018 Winter Olympics or the 2018 Winter Paralympics, Hershey's will give you a chance to get a free .... 9, and end with the closing of the Winter Paralympics on Mar.

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Going For A Gold Medal Weather Forecast
 
 Inside Science News Service     2018-02-16 kl. 21:15     373 words
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(Inside Science) -- As athletes from around the world set their sights on winning a gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, an

The meteorologists who are part of the ICE-POP 2018 team, the International Collaborative Experiment for the PyeongChang Olympics and Paralympic Winter 2018 Games, are using radar and other weather instruments to measure the clouds, precipitation
 
   
3D Printing of Ski Gear and R&D Tax Credits
 
 3DPrint.com     2018-02-16 kl. 21:10     1181 words
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In the 2014 Olympic Winter Games American freestyle skier  Nick Goepper’s success made history for his sport and the country. He is part of Team USA and in 2014 won the bronze medal in Sochi for slope style.

Paralympics. Athletes competing in the Winter Paralympics are using 3D printed gear for a completely custom and ergonomic fit.... During the 2014 Paralympic Games, Nordic skier Martin Fleig competed using a 3D printed sit ski designed specifically for...
 
   
Paige Flanders Luplow: Horses & Polo in Houston
 
 Sidelines Magazine     2018-02-16 kl. 21:08     999 words
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Paige with her husband Drew By Katie Navarra Paige Flanders Luplow, a Houston, Texas, based instructor, is preparing the next generation for the sport of polo.

We’ve also begun helping an adult student prepare for a Paralympic dressage test.
 
   
It took carbon fiber—and spy work—to get Paralympic skiers better gear
 
 Popular Science     2018-02-16 kl. 21:06     28 words
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Technology The Paralympic Games begin in South Korea on March 9. After an IED explosion in Afghanistan in 2005, Andy Soule had both legs amputated above the knee.

It took carbon fiber—and spy work—to get Paralympic skiers better gear.... Technology The Paralympic Games begin in South Korea on March 9.

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It took carbon fiber—and spy work—to get Paralympic skiers better gear
 
 Long Room.com     2018-02-16 kl. 21:01     201 words
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After an IED explosion in Afghanistan in 2005, Andy Soule had both legs amputated above the knee. But Soule, a former Army Specialist, will nonetheless compete as a cross-country skier in the Paralympics in PyeongChang in March, as he did in Sochi in 2014.

It took carbon fiber—and spy work—to get Paralympic skiers better gear.... But Soule, a former Army Specialist, will nonetheless compete as a cross-country skier in the Paralympics in PyeongChang in March, as he did in Sochi in 2014.Soule, and other members of the Paralympic...
 
   
"The Randoms-Amount of $ that Makes us Happiest"
 
 Country 92.5 Hartford Connecticut     2018-02-16 kl. 20:58     394 words
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Money does by happiness … And if you live in the U.S., the amount of money an individual needs to make in order to be happy is $105,000 a year. That’s according to a new study from Purdue University.

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. Brenna Huckaby. is a Paralympic snowboarder from Utah, who will compete in the Paralympic Games in Pyeong Chang next month.

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Cable chamber director runs for state senate
 
 Superior Telegram     2018-02-16 kl. 20:55     564 words
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Bolen is challenging one-term incumbent Janet Bewley, D-Delta. Bolen, with his family, owns and operates Lake Owen Resort. He has also served as the executive director of the Cable Area Chamber of Commerce for 11 years.

organizing committee for the 2015 International Paralympic Committee's Nordic Skiing World Championships held in Cable.

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Bright start for Ghana's Wheelchair team
 
 GhanaWeb     2018-02-16 kl. 20:44     79 words
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The national Wheelchair team began their 2018 International Tennis Federation (ITF) PNB Paribas World Team qualifiers campaign on a sound note with a 2-1 win over Mauritius in the opening group played in Nairobi, Kenya.

The wheelchair team are looking forward to succeeding at the ITF PNB Paribas World Team qualifiers campaign tournament in a bid to gain points and qualifier for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
 
   
Andrea Eskau: Road to Pyeongchang - Episode 3
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-16 kl. 20:27     28 words
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Toyota shares the third and last installment of Andrea Eskau's Road to PyeongChang as she heads to Germany for the last event ahead of the Winter Paralympics.

Episode 3. Toyota shares the third and last installment of Andrea Eskau's Road to PyeongChang as she heads to Germany for the last event ahead of the Winter Paralympics.
 
   
Keeping an open mind about a Denver Winter Olympics bid
 
 Denver Post     2018-02-16 kl. 20:01     1207 words
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Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post Silverthorne snowboard phenom Red Gerard celebrates after winning the United States’ first gold medal in the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, last Sunday.

commentaries in recent weeks regarding Denver’s Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Exploratory Committee, not to mention a host of agitated social media posts.

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2018 Winter Olympics PyeongChang, South Korea
 
 Public Health Agency Of Canada     2018-02-16 kl. 19:47     1054 words
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Sélection de la langue You are here: Mise à jour: 16 février, 2018 Remarque : Mise à jour pour inclure des informations sur l'éclosion signalée de norovirus Date de publication originale : Le 27 décembre 2017 Que se passe-t-il en Corée du Sud?

Le 27 décembre 2017 Que se passe-t-il en Corée du Sud?PyeongChang, en Corée du Sud, sera l'hôte des Jeux olympiques d'hiver 2018 qui se tiendront du 9 au 25 février, et des Jeux paralympiques qui auront lieu du 9 au 18 mars.
 
   
Everything You Need to Know About the PyeongChang Paralympics
 
 Time     2018-02-16 kl. 19:45     818 words
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This winter, all eyes have been on the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang as the world’s top athletes compete for gold in skiing, snowboarding, figure skating and more.

Everything You Need to Know About the PyeongChang Paralympics.... The PyeongChang Paralympics are yet to happen, and they promise to deliver even more ice- and snow-filled drama in South Korea.... Here’s your guide to everything Paralympics this year.

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In a World Striving To Cut Carbon Emissions, Do the Olympics Make Sense?
 
 Smithsonian Magazine     2018-02-16 kl. 19:27     1452 words
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Every couple of years, billions of dollars flow into an Olympic host city and its environs for the construction of enormous stadiums, guest hotels and athlete accommodations.

(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward) The 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Vancouver generated about  278 kt  of greenhouse gases between 2005 and 2010.
 
   
Sault Para-alpine athlete nominated to Canadian Paralympic Team for PyeongChang 2018
 
 SaultOnline.com     2018-02-16 kl. 19:11     297 words
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Mac Marcoux with guide, Jack Leitch Twelve para-alpine ski racers will kick out of the start gate for Canada at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, Alpine Canada Alpin announced on Friday.

Sault Para-alpine athlete nominated to Canadian Paralympic Team for PyeongChang 2018.... Mac Marcoux with guide, Jack Leitch Twelve para-alpine ski racers will kick out of the start gate for Canada at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, Alpine...

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Who insures our US Olympic athletes’ medals?
 
 Insurance Business America     2018-02-16 kl. 18:50     356 words
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World snowboarding legend Shaun White made history on Tuesday, becoming the first ever snowboarder to win three Olympic gold medals in men’s halfpipe.

Winning an Olympic or Paralympic medal is a huge milestone in an athlete’s career – some say there’s no glory greater.... That’s why Liberty Mutual Insurance, the fourth-largest property and casualty insurer in the US, partnered with the US Olympic Committee to be the Official Protector of Team USA Medals for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Celebrate Team USA At The Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018 At Kellogg's NYC Cafe
 
 NewKerala.com     2018-02-16 kl. 18:42     388 words
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BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Feb. 16: In honor of Team USA competing at the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, Kellogg's NYC Cafe is offering a USA-inspired menu and transforming its space with a Team Kellogg's twist.

16: In honor of Team USA competing at the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, Kellogg's NYC Cafe is offering a USA-inspired menu and transforming its space with a Team Kellogg's twist.Beginning on February 9 through February 25, fans
 
   
Scott Hamilton at Olympics: Make Nashville 'epicenter for figure skating' in U.S.
 
 Tennessean     2018-02-16 kl. 18:36     1491 words
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GANGNEUNG, South Korea — If you’re of a certain age, Scott Hamilton is one of those transcendent sports heroes whose pinnacle performance is a moment in time. If you’re not, trust me: He was great. The 1980 “Miracle on Ice” U.S.

Shortly after that, Hamilton attended a banquet for Paralympians. “I walk in, in all my Olympic glory, right?” Hamilton recalled. “And I see athletes that do things that are inconceivable.

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Rutter's role change
 
 TheFA.com     2018-02-16 kl. 18:36     381 words
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England Cerebral Palsy captain Jack Rutter will step away from playing to focus on coaching due to recent reforms in classification.

After playing against the Great Britain squad preparing for the 2012 London Paralympics, he then got selected to attend their first camp after these games in late 2012.... He quickly became a regular fixture in the squad, playing in two World championships, a European championships and the 2016 Paralympic...
 
   
Prince George hopes to inspire on One Year to Go until Para Nordic Worlds
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-16 kl. 18:34     358 words
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Canadian city offers sit-skiing demonstration to mark countdown One year from now Prince George will host a World Championships for the first time. It will also be the first time the World Para Nordic Championships take place in Canada.

Paralympian Michelle Stilwell will speak in the Otway Nordic Centre lodge, recounting her experiences that led to becoming a quadriplegic at 17 before later winning six gold medals in three Paralympic Games ....2019 for the first World Championships in our city’s history,” said Kevin Pettersen, chair of the Local Organising Committee. “We're going to do that by having a decorated Canadian Paralympian...
 
   
PyeongChang 2018: Sweden team named
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-16 kl. 18:34     298 words
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21 athletes will represent the country in upcoming Paralympic Winter Games The Swedish Paralympic Committee has presented the squad for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games , which will be held from 9-18 March.

PyeongChang 2018: Sweden team named. 21 athletes will represent the country in upcoming Paralympic Winter Games The Swedish Paralympic Committee has presented the squad for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games , which will be held from 9-18...
 
   
NSCD skier Katrina Schaber awaits selection for Paralympic Games
 
 Sky-Hi Daily News     2018-02-16 kl. 18:30     1136 words
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Katrina Schaber grew up hating two things: skiing and school.

NSCD skier Katrina Schaber awaits selection for Paralympic Games....of America at the Paralympic games in Pyeongchang next month.... In 2014 she was almost named an alternate to the Paralympic team, but missed the team by one spot.
 
   
Wells Fargo Cup: America’s longest running pro ski race returns to Winter Park
 
 Sky-Hi Daily News     2018-02-16 kl. 18:30     543 words
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Thousands will gather around the base of Winter Park Resort next week to celebrate the 43rd annual Wells Fargo Cup, the National Sports Center for the Disabled's signature fundraiser and the longest running professional ski race in America.

"We've got just incredible Paralympic athletes and some really amazing competition…It's just a really fun four days here at the resort, and it benefits an incredible cause that's near and dear to our hearts."... Each team gets to compete with a world class Paralympic...
 
   
Brenna Huckaby Is Sports Illustrated's First Amputee Model
 
 1059 Sunny FM     2018-02-16 kl. 18:07     295 words
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(Photo by Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports) Beauty comes in all shapes and all sizes. In recent years, Sports Illustrated has come a long way from the typical size zero, blonde, swimsuit model.

She’s a Paralympic snowboarder.... The women behind SI couldn’t have made me feel any better or more confident.” And just so you know, Brenna will be competing in the Paralympics next month.

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2018 wheelchair basketball Worlds: 6 months to go
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-16 kl. 17:55     349 words
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Six athletes to know at the World Championships in Hamburg The 2018 wheelchair basketball World Championships are six months away from tip off in Hamburg, Germany.

Owning three Paralympic titles and a World Championship gold from 2006, Anderson shook off the rust at the 2017 Americas Cup and was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player.... Only 18 at her first Paralympics in London, Hollermann finally got a...
 
   
Get Ready for the 2018 OCC
 
 ShowMe George     2018-02-16 kl. 17:52     701 words
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The 2018 Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge (OCC) for disabled athletes, organized by the Disabled Road Race Foundation (RDDF), was formally launched on 12 December.

The 2018 Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge (OCC) for disabled athletes, organized by the Disabled Road Race Foundation (RDDF), was formally launched on 12 December.The 2018 OCC will for the first time take place on Sunday 18 February in order to cause
 
   
Time to invest in Japan!
 
 IMD     2018-02-16 kl. 17:47     1121 words
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Trust in the economy has recently been surging among Japanese companies as well as among consumers.

5. Finally, the construction of more hotels and infrastructure will continue this year, as the country gears up for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in 2020.
 
   
Meet Micky Yule: The Forces Para Athlete With Strength Of Steel
 
 Forces.net     2018-02-16 kl. 17:39     465 words
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For Micky Yule only the podium will do, having taken gold at the Invictus Games two years ago, and at the IPC Powerlifting European Championships in 2015. He also competed at Rio in his first Paralympics in 2016.

He also competed at Rio in his first Paralympics in 2016.The former Staff Sergeant may be 40 this year, but he's just weeks away from his second Commonwealth Games.... "Don’t tell a disabled person what they can’t do, especially don’t tell a disabled athlete...
 
   
Murphy completes Winter Olympics milestone
 
 Royal Gazette     2018-02-16 kl. 17:39     230 words
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Tucker Murphy achieved a personal milestone after becoming only the second Bermudian to compete at three Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, overnight.

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.Colin Thompson.
 
   
Two Sisters, Two Countries: Hannah And Marissa Brandt Share Unique Hockey Story
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-16 kl. 17:34     1050 words
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By | Feb. 16, 2018, 10:43 a.m. (ET) Hannah Brandt (L) poses with sister Marissa Brandt at Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 9, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

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Team USA’s Three Olympic Events To Watch On Saturday, Feb. 17
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-16 kl. 17:34     743 words
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By | Feb. 16, 2018, 10:38 a.m. (ET) Lindsey Vonn attends the 100 Days Out celebration ahead of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Nov. 1, 2017 in New York City. The schedule for Saturday, Feb.

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Devin Logan Seeking Olympic Medals In Halfpipe & Slopestyle As U.S. Men Look To Sweep Slopestyle Again
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-16 kl. 17:34     844 words
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By | Feb. 16, 2018, 9:13 a.m. (ET) Devin Logan poses for a portrait on the Today Show Set on Feb. 14, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. PYEONGCHANG, South Korea -- In Sochi, Devin Logan won a silver medal in skiing’s inaugural slopestyle competition.

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Warrior Games make triumphant return to Colorado Springs
 
 Air Force Link     2018-02-16 kl. 17:22     468 words
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AFNS) -- Community and business leaders joined representatives of the military at the Air Force Academy last night to mark the 100-day countdown until athletes arrive in Colorado for the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games.

The Warrior Games are a Paralympic-style competition between the U.S.

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Moon Jae-in’s leadership could bring U.S., North Korea breakthrough
 
 997WTN.com     2018-02-16 kl. 17:07     52 words
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SEOUL, Feb. 16 (UPI) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s patient personality and leadership style may make him the ideal intermediary between the

SEOUL, Feb. 16 (UPI) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s patient personality and leadership style may make him the ideal intermediary between the. ...United States and North Korea after the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and the March Paralympics, a...
 
   
Donald Patton, Renowned Yacht Surveyor, Dies
 
 Megayacht News     2018-02-16 kl. 17:03     406 words
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Donald M. Patton, the president and owner of survey specialist Patton Marine and who personally surveyed hundreds, if not thousands, of yachts and megayachts, died on February 15. He was 88 years old.

In addition, he supported Team Paradise, which teaches people with disabilities how to sail, as well as prepares athletes for the Paralympic Summer Games.Diane M.
 
   
Three Ways to Take Home the Gold When It Comes to Cybersecurity at the Olympics
 
 Infosec Island     2018-02-16 kl. 16:56     1028 words
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The Winter Olympics have officially kicked off in Pyeongchang, South Korea – where the best athletes from around the world showcase their talents and vie for Gold as they represent their countries on the world stage.

Tokyo is following this best-practice and is already providinghands-on simulated training for cybersecurity professionals and citizens in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games.
 
   
R3m raised for charity by Midmar Mile
 
 ShowMe Ballito     2018-02-16 kl. 16:54     687 words
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(HOWICK) – DESPITE a lagging economy, swimmers at South Africa’s premier open water championship, the aQuellé Midmar Mile, have smashed an ambitious target of raising R3-million for charities nationwide, fundraisers announced on Monday [12 February].

former Paralympic silver medallist Terence Parkin, who is on a 902km cycle-swim-run journey to raise funds for the Deaf Children’s Learn to Swim and Water Safety Programme.

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First-Time Olympian Madison Olsen Flips And Twists To Highest U.S. Women’s Aerials Finish In 20 Years
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-16 kl. 16:44     1050 words
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By | Feb. 16, 2018, 9:47 a.m. (ET) Madison Olsen reacts during the freestyle skiing women's aerials final at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 16, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

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PH visitors to Japan up 20%
 
 Sun Star Network     2018-02-16 kl. 16:41     529 words
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MORE Filipinos are expected to visit Japan this year, as its capital city Tokyo opens refreshing and new attractions leading up to its hosting of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

MORE Filipinos are expected to visit Japan this year, as its capital city Tokyo opens refreshing and new attractions leading up to its hosting of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.Maiko Iwaki, tourism promotion manager of the Tokyo Convention

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British indoor athletics live on BBC
 
 BBC     2018-02-16 kl. 16:40     179 words
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Olympic champion Greg Rutherford and heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson head the field at this weekend's British Athletics Indoor Championships.

Double world and Paralympic champion Aled Davies throws in the able-bodied shot put for the first time in a championship environment, while fellow para world champion Olivia Breen also goes in the women's long jump alongside the likes of

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Moon Jae-in's leadership could bring U.S., North Korea breakthrough
 
 UPI     2018-02-16 kl. 16:37     637 words
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SEOUL, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in's patient personality and leadership style may make him the ideal intermediary between the

SEOUL, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in's patient personality and leadership style may make him the ideal intermediary between the. ...United States and North Korea after the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and the March Paralympics, a...

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Paralympic champion Lidiia Soloviova to kick off her season
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-16 kl. 16:37     431 words
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Ukrainian to compete at Fazza World Cup before turning her attention to Europeans Three-time Paralympic gold medallist Lidiia Soloviova will

Paralympic champion Lidiia Soloviova to kick off her season.... Ukrainian to compete at Fazza World Cup before turning her attention to Europeans Three-time Paralympic gold medallist Lidiia Soloviova will. ...launch her season at the ninth edition of the...
 
   
PyeongChang 2018 Sport Week: 5 wheelchair curling storylines
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-16 kl. 16:37     420 words
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Can reigning world champions Norway win their first Paralympic gold? The wheelchair curling competition at PyeongChang 2018 will begin on 10 March at the Gangneung Curling Centre. Here are five storylines to follow: 1.

Can reigning world champions Norway win their first Paralympic gold?... Norway have proven themselves on the World Championships level and are now in a strong position to win that elusive Paralympic title.... Same goes for host country South Korea, who along with Norway rose out of the B-Pool to find quick success just in time for their home Paralympic...
 
   
Path to PyeongChang: Practice makes perfect for Andrea Eskau
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-16 kl. 16:37     398 words
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German Nordic skier enters final preparations for PyeongChang 2018 Despite the benefit of motorsport technology in her new ski sled, Andrea Eskau

Paralympic Games in PyeongChang and Tokyo.... We've managed to implement everything we wanted to achieve.” The Paralympic Winter Games take place in PyeongChang, South Korea from 9-18 March.
 
   
PyeongChang 2018: Meet the competition
 
 On Track Magazine     2018-02-16 kl. 16:34     241 words
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Tweet on Twitter Paralympics GB yesterday celebrated their team launch ahead of heading out to South Korea, but we’ve turned our attention to the competition and who our GB favourites need to have on their radar.

Tweet on Twitter Paralympics GB yesterday celebrated their team launch ahead of heading out to South Korea, but we’ve turned our attention to the competition and who our GB favourites need to have on their radar.TEAM CANADA.
 
   
Keeping costs down, ensuring safety vital for next-generation 5G network
 
 The Japan News     2018-02-16 kl. 16:22     519 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun How to use new technologies for next-generation mobile phones to help make people’s lives more convenient and fulfilling — each telecommunications company should devote themselves to providing safe, inexpensive services.

In Japan, the public and private sectors aim to launch a similar service in 2020 — the year of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Standard Bank finally delivers on Shikongo house
 
 Windhoek Observer     2018-02-16 kl. 16:00     441 words
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Standard Bank Namibia has made good on its promise to build a house for Paralympic gold medalist, Ananias Shikongo, almost two years after the lender pledged to assist the athlete during the 2016 Disability Sports Namibia (DSN) Awards ceremony.

Standard Bank Namibia has made good on its promise to build a house for Paralympic gold medalist, Ananias Shikongo, almost two years after the lender pledged to assist the athlete during the 2016 Disability Sports Namibia (DSN) Awards
 
   
St. Peters hockey fanatic finds new hope in specialized league
 
 KSDK NewsChannel 5     2018-02-16 kl. 15:31     394 words
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ST. PETERS, Mo. — His workout is pretty intense for first thing in the morning, but Jon Schmidt says it's a lot easier to wake up when he has a dream to catch. "This goal is bigger than anything else i'm doing that day," he said he tells himself.

"It's fun to watch these guys play, they're really fantastic athletes," said Bob Schmidt of the Disabled Athlete Sports Association sled hockey team.... For more on St. Louis Blues Sled Hockey and the Disabled Athletes Sports Association , visit...
 
   
Dentist looks to bring his patient-focused approach to Lithia practice
 
 Tampa Tribune     2018-02-16 kl. 15:29     619 words
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LITHIA — Jason Watts has rock climbed in Croatia, played soccer in Europe, hiked in the Great Smoky Mountains, sky dived in South Florida and competed in water polo internationally.

He wants to stay in shape, in part, to help advance his Tri Smiles Foundation, that aims to help disabled athletes live an active lifestyle and provide families with specialized wheelchairs he uses to push people during many of his competitions.

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Long-distance learning
 
 Sierra Vista Herald     2018-02-16 kl. 15:24     712 words
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FORT HUACHUCA — When it comes to Olympics, fans don’t follow stereotypes. Instead, they focus on accomplishments. Just ask 11-year-old Dorian McCray, who is quick to say his favorite event is figure skating.

The gifted students are researching paralympics and are making a scale model of the paralympics village.
 
   
Tokyo Olympic committee comes up with clever way to let blind children help select Games’ mascots
 
 RocketNews24     2018-02-16 kl. 15:18     355 words
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Organizers find a way to let vision-impaired kids express their opinion of which of the adorable characters best represents Japan .

to host the Olympics and Paralympics, with the Summer 2020 games coming to Tokyo ....the potential Olympic mascots draw inspiration from fox spirits… ? …while their potential Paralympic partners include komainu lion-dog and shapeshifting tanuki racoon...
 
   
Winter Olympics using HFC ice rinks
 
 R744     2018-02-16 kl. 15:15     532 words
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The ice rinks at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games are not using natural refrigerants.

The ice rinks at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games are not using natural refrigerants.In a missed opportunity to showcase sustainable natural refrigerant-based cooling solutions, the ice rinks at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic
 
   
Namibia:Construction of Gold Paralympian’s House to Commence in Three Weeks
 
 AfricaPulse.com     2018-02-16 kl. 15:13     41 words
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Namibia:Construction of Gold Paralympian’s House to Commence in Three Weeks.
 
   
The Best Photos From The PyeongChang Olympics: Feb. 16 Edition
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-16 kl. 15:05     189 words
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Feb. 16, 2018, 8:57 a.m. (ET) Day 7 of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 was full of near misses and surprises for Team USA. Lindsey Jacobellis came heartbreakingly close to her second Olympic medal in snowboardcross, finishing a mere 0.

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British Cycling: Rider commission aims to protect athlete welfare
 
 BBC     2018-02-16 kl. 15:01     347 words
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British Cycling is taking steps to improve culture and "break down the us versus them mentality", according to Para-track cyclist Pete Mitchell. A new Rider Representative Commission (RPC) has been set up, involving 16 cyclists within the British team.

"Ensuring athletes have a voice in the decision-making process across all the Olympic and Paralympic sports is high on UK Sport's agenda and I'm pleased we have been able make good progress in establishing our own commission."

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Corporate Claims Bulletin January 2018
 
 Eversheds Sutherland (Hong Kong) LLP     2018-02-16 kl. 15:01     4652 words
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United Kingdom Personal injury claims litigation - Personal Injury Bulletin 16-02-2018 Liability Cooke v Swansea City Council (2017) EWCA Civ

Appeal upheld. Practice and Procedure London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (in liquidation) v Sinfield.

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Namibia:Construction of Gold Paralympian s House to Commence in Three Weeks
 
 Nigeria News Shafaqna     2018-02-16 kl. 14:54     29 words
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[Namibia Economist] Standard Bank in partnership with the National Housing Enterprise (NHE), this week held a ground-breaking ceremony to begin construction of Gold Paralympian, Ananias Shikongo s house.

Namibia:Construction of Gold Paralympian s House to Commence in Three Weeks.... Standard Bank in partnership with the National Housing Enterprise (NHE), this week held a ground-breaking ceremony to begin construction of Gold Paralympian, Ananias Shikongo...

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Why Are Businesses Sponsoring Paralympic Athletes?
 
 CEOTodayMagazine.com     2018-02-16 kl. 14:52     790 words
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It may not always have monetary foundations, but philanthropy is a business model. Sponsorship can often mean synergy with a brand, a person or a cause, and hand in hand with those come values a business can adopt.

Why Are Businesses Sponsoring Paralympic Athletes?It may not always have monetary foundations, but philanthropy is a business model....of Paralympic athletes.... London 2012 was a game-changer for Paralympic sport.... There are many advantages in sponsoring a Paralympian...
 
   
Winter Olympics inspires Britons to hit the snowdromes
 
 The Guardian     2018-02-16 kl. 14:37     1082 words
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Indoor snow slopes are experiencing a sharp increase in visitors since the Games began Winter Olympics 2018 Indoor snow slopes are experiencing a sharp increase in visitors since the Games began Nadia Khomami @nadiakhomami F Fri 16 Feb 2018 08.

A spokesperson for UK Sport added that it was their mission to use British Olympic and Paralympic success to inspire the nation to become more active and healthy.
 
   
STUDY : Visually Impaired Adults Tune-In to Television Almost As Much As General Public
 
 4 Traders     2018-02-16 kl. 14:29     711 words
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PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, Feb.

Alpine Ski Team Paralympian with a visual disability and bronze medal winner at the Paralympic Winter Games 2010 and 2014.... Alpine Ski Team Paralympian with visual disability X1 customers with a visual impairment just have to say "Shows with Video...
 
   
Carina Edlinger: My Proud Paralympian Story
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-02-16 kl. 14:27     124 words
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Carina Edlinger competes for Austria in Para nordic skiing. The Austrian claimed gold in the women’s cross-country sprint and long distance visually impaired events at the World Para Nordic Skiing Championships in Finsterau, Germany.

Carina Edlinger: My Proud Paralympian Story.... With such a promising start of her career, she will be one-to-watch at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games .
 
   
Two of Us: How Romilly Madew gives Jane Spring her 'chance to experience danger'
 
 Sydney Morning Herald     2018-02-16 kl. 14:22     1057 words
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Romilly Madew and Jane Spring have competed together in oceans swims for five years. ROMILLY: Jane and I became friends at the 1986 intervarsity rowing event in Adelaide.

One time, we were doing the Malabar Magic Ocean Swim, of which Paralympian Louise Sauvage is patron.

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Paul Hollywood pied in face by Sandi Toksvig in The Great Stand Up to Cancer Bake Off trailer
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2018-02-16 kl. 14:03     276 words
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Paul Hollywood gets dealt his comeuppance with a pie in the face in the new trailer for The Great Bake Off.

Other names include presenter Melanie Sykes, Paralympian Kadeena Cox, broadcaster Joe Lycett, Made in Chelsea regular Jamie Laing, actor Gryff Rhys Jones, radio host Bill Turnbull, actress Aisling Bea and comedians Lee Mack and Harry Hill.
 
   
Rachel Skinner to become the second woman in presidency at ICE
 
 Wsp.com     2018-02-16 kl. 13:56     550 words
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Since November 2017, Rachel has been succeeding Vice President at ICE with a view to becoming President in November 2020, subject to annual election by ICE Council.

WSP has been involved in many high-profile UK projects including the Shard, Crossrail, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Manchester Metrolink, M1 Smart Motorway, the re-development of London Bridge Station, and the London Olympic & Paralympic...
 
   
Mum launches campaign for parks to cater for disabled children
 
 Wessex FM     2018-02-16 kl. 13:53     213 words
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A Dorchester Mum is calling for children's parks in the town to be updated with disabled equipment. Naomi Patterson is urging  local councils and Magna Housing Association to support her cause.

Naomi Patterson is urging  local councils and Magna Housing Association to support her cause.She has the backing of Paralympic Gold Medalist Paul Blake and has launched an online petition.
 
   
Coach trains Paralympians for South Korea games
 
 Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly     2018-02-16 kl. 13:40     1076 words
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Tell us about yourself and what you do at Turnstone. Day to day, I work with all of our health and wellness clients, whether it’s in the fitness center or in the pool. I help provide exercise programs for our clients.

Coach trains Paralympians for South Korea games.... I help provide exercise programs for our clients.I also am the head strength coach for our men’s and women’s Paralympic goalball teams.... What is goalball? Goalball is a Paralympic sport for...
 
   
Team USA Bounces Back With Win Over Slovakia In Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-16 kl. 13:25     363 words
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By | Feb. 16, 2018, 6:50 a.m. (ET) Ryan Donato (R) and Chris Bourque (L) celebrate after Donato scored against Slovakia at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 at Gangneung Hockey Centre on Feb. 16, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea.

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British Basketball on the brink as funding crisis threatens national sides
 
 BT.com     2018-02-16 kl. 13:17     749 words
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Pressure is growing on the funding agencies to explain why they pour millions into sports few people play or regularly watch but ignore basketball.

With UK Sport investing £100million a year in Olympic and Paralympic sport, and Sport England backing hundreds of talented athletes across the spectrum, Fagbenle and Wainwright are asking why £1million cannot be found to fund the entire basketball

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CALENDRIER du 19 au 25 février 2018
 
 Europa Union     2018-02-16 kl. 13:17     3529 words
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(Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites   Lundi 19 février 2018 Agriculture and Fisheries Council Eurogroup Mr Frans Timmermans receives Mr Wopke Hoekstra, Minister of Finance of the Netherlands.

Mr Tibor Navracsics in Budapest, Hungary: attends the gala dinner of the International Paralympic Committee.

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NOC HOSPITALITY HOUSES FEATURE AT PYEONGCHANG 2018
 
 The European Olympic Committees     2018-02-16 kl. 12:52     609 words
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PYEONGCHANG – The Olympic Hospitality Houses have now become a tradition at Olympics, offering spectacular locations for athletes and fans where to watch competitions on big screens, socialise and experience the culture and food of each venue’s host.

This year’s new events are the Czech sports history exposition and an art exhibition. – The German House is the black-red-golden meeting point and thereby the heart of German presentation at the Olympic and Paralympic Games.