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"Det sade bara pang och så var de ikapp"
 
 SVT Nyheter     2018-03-01 kl. 08:57     383 words
 
Publicerad: för 5 minuter sedan Uppdaterad: just nu Hela intervjun i Morgonstudion I Paralympics i Sotji för fyra år sedan blev det fyra medaljer, men då 21 idrottare nu åker till Pyeongchang ligger.

Publicerad: för 5 minuter sedan Uppdaterad: just nu Hela intervjun i Morgonstudion I Paralympics i Sotji för fyra år sedan blev det fyra medaljer, men då 21 idrottare nu åker till Pyeongchang ligger.Svensk parasport är inte vad den en gång
 
   
Det hände medan du sov
 
 Norrköpings Tidningar     2018-03-01 kl. 07:09     195 words
 
Vi sammanfattar nattens nyheter. LOKALT: 00.50: Räddningstjänsten ryckte under natten ut till en villabrand mellan Skärkind och Björksätter.

06.00: Sverige har inga höga förväntningar inför stundande Paralympics - två medaljer har truppchef Niclas Grön satt som mål.

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Tour de Älvsbyn återkommer i större tappning
 
 Älvsbyn Just Nu     2018-03-01 kl. 07:09     115 words
 
Den 9 mars återvänder skidtävlingen Tour de Älvsbyn till Kanisbacken. Detta är andra året som tävlingen arrangeras och likt ifjol väntas både nationella och internationella utövare göra upp i det helglånga arrangemanget.

Marianne Kortesoja, eldsjäl inom parasport i Älvsbyn, håller tummarna att vädret blir bra och att allt fler väljer att komma till Kanis och heja på skidåkarna.
 
   
Kunde mist livet - nu tillbaka i Paralympics
 
 Helsingborgs Dagblad     2018-03-01 kl. 06:00     442 words
 
Han var Sveriges främste paralympier i Salt Lake City för 16 år sedan. Men ku...

Han var Sveriges främste paralympier i Salt Lake City för 16 år sedan. Men ku...

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Blygsamt svenskt medaljmål i Paralympics
 
 Helsingborgs Dagblad     2018-03-01 kl. 06:00     273 words
 
Sverige tog fyra medaljer, varav ett guld, vid Paralympics i Sotji för fyra år...

Sverige tog fyra medaljer, varav ett guld, vid Paralympics i Sotji för fyra år...

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Tredje gången gillt för Ulf Nilsson i Sydkorea
 
 Ystads Allehanda Plus     2018-02-28 kl. 21:33     745 words
 
De allra flesta svenska olympier gästade OS-orten Pyeongchang för första, enda och sista gången. Annat är det för Stenbybon Ulf Nilsson.

Annat är det för Stenbybon Ulf Nilsson.När han tar plats som målvakt i det svenska kälkhockeylandslaget i Paralympics i nästa vecka är det tredje gången på fem år som han genomför en turnering i Pyeongchang.... Samtidigt gör 53-åringen från Stenby i Tomelilla kommun sin tredje Paralympicsturnering...
 
   
Erik Lafin har en sällsynt diagnos
 
 Sveriges Radio P4     2018-02-28 kl. 19:10     38 words
 
7-årige Erik Lafin har Costellos syndrom och hans föräldrar får ofta berätta om diagnosen för läkarna. Emma Lindblad kom försent till daglig verksamhet på grund av snöovädret. SVT sänder Paralympics.

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SVT sänder Paralympics
 
 Sveriges Radio P4     2018-02-28 kl. 18:37     184 words
 
Nästa vecka börjar Vinter-Paralympics i Sydkorea. Och här i Sverige är det nu fler som kommer att kunna se de här tävlingarna på TV. Paralympics är som Vinter-OS för idrottare med funktionsnedsättning.

SVT sänder Paralympics.... Nästa vecka börjar Vinter-Paralympics i Sydkorea.... Paralympics är som Vinter-OS för idrottare med funktionsnedsättning.Idag berättade Sveriges Television att tävlingarna från Paralympics kommer att sändas i deras kanaler.
 
   
Bjarnefonden bidrar till Parasport Dalarnas utveckling
 
 Dala-Demokraten     2018-02-28 kl. 17:25     330 words
 
Under Parasport Dalarnas Vinterdag på onsdagen delades ett stipendium ut till Hanna Barkegren, engagerad idrottsledare inom Parasport. En sitski för längdåkning skänktes också till verksamheten.

Bjarnefonden bidrar till Parasport Dalarnas utveckling.... Under Parasport Dalarnas Vinterdag på onsdagen delades ett stipendium ut till Hanna Barkegren, engagerad idrottsledare inom Parasport.... Vi fick upp ögonen för Hanna då hon klev in som ledare vid Längdskidåkningens dag, ett samarbete mellan Bjarnefonden och Parasport...
 
   
IOK: Rysslands OS-avstängning hävd
 
 Folkbladet.nu     2018-02-28 kl. 14:21     243 words
 
Sporttelegram. Rysslands avstängning från OS har hävts. Det har IOK beslutat efter att de sista dopningstesterna av ryska idrottare var negativa.

I Paralympics som startar nästa vecka tävlar ryska idrottare också under neutral flagg.

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Miniclinic med Patrik Kittel: Så får du den spända hästen att slappna av
 
 Hippson     2018-02-28 kl. 12:47     715 words
 
Fredagen i Scandinavium bjöd bland annat på en miniclinic med Patrik Kittel och paradressyrryttaren Felicia Grimmenhag. Felicias häst Tarot E var för dagen något spänd, men med små medel visade hon publiken hur man rider en häst till avspändhet.

Felicia satsar mot paralympics i Tokyo.
 
   
Idrottsstjärnorna firas på Stortorget
 
 SVT Nyheter Jämtland     2018-02-28 kl. 11:01     181 words
 
Ikväll ska OS-medaljörna boende i Jämtlands län och ÖFK hyllas på Stortorget i Östersund. Totalt kammade länets idrottare hem nio medaljer i OS i Pyeongchang.

Förbundskaptenen i curling Peja Lindholm, Tommy Eliasson Winter, Alpin chef för Svenska skidförbundet, Skidlandslagets fystränare Marcus Bystedt och Paralympics Zandra Reppe kommer också vara på plats.
 
   
Building a Capacity for Resilience: Lessons Learned from Keynote Speaker Ronan Tynan
 
 Presskontakt.se     2018-02-28 kl. 10:29     96 words
 
Ronan Tynan references the many risks he's taken throughout his life, despite the odds against him, lending to a continually-strengthened resilience of the Summer Paralympics gold medalist and world record holder, physician,

Ronan Tynan references the many risks he's taken throughout his life, despite the odds against him, lending to a continually-strengthened resilience of the Summer Paralympics gold medalist and world record holder, physician,and classical singer who
 
   
270 timmar parasport i världsklass
 
 SVT Nyheter     2018-02-28 kl. 10:09     300 words
 
Publicerad: för 2 timmar sedan Uppdaterad: för 30 minuter sedan Det är dags för Paralympics i Pyeongchang och drygt 270 sändningstimmar i SVT.

270 timmar parasport i världsklass.... Publicerad: för 2 timmar sedan Uppdaterad: för 30 minuter sedan Det är dags för Paralympics i Pyeongchang och drygt 270 sändningstimmar i SVT.I Paralympics-studion finns programledare Maria Wallberg tillsammans med...
 
   
Hjälper skidåkare att hitta tekniken
 
 Härryda-Posten     2018-02-28 kl. 09:42     1457 words
 
Profilen I drygt sex år var Albin Ackerot framgångsrik ledsagare åt synskadade skidåkaren Zebastian Modin. Tillsammans fick de uppleva två Paralympics och ta fyra medaljer. De tog medalj i ett av två VM. Efter Sotji 2014 gick de skilja vägar.

Tillsammans fick de uppleva två Paralympics och ta fyra medaljer.... När Zebastian gick i nian åkte de till Paralympics i Vancouver och skrällde med att komma hem med ett brons. -... Från hösten 2010 blev det en heltidssatsning med Paralympics i Sotji som...
 
   
Paralympics 2018 - Så ser våra medaljchanser ut
 
 TV4 Play     2018-02-28 kl. 08:55     27 words
 
9 - 18 mars går vinterparalympics i Pyeongchang och vi pratar om svenska medlajchanser med paralympiern i curling Ronny Persson och förbundskapten för längd- och skidskytte, Linda Andersson.

Paralympics 2018 - Så ser våra medaljchanser ut.... 9 - 18 mars går vinterparalympics i Pyeongchang och vi pratar om svenska medlajchanser med paralympiern i curling Ronny Persson och förbundskapten för längd- och skidskytte, Linda Andersson.
 
   
Intl news  
Superheroes picked for Tokyo 2020
 
 Turkish Daily     2018-03-01 kl. 08:38     245 words
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TOKYO – Agence France-Presse Tokyo unveiled yesterday its long-awaited mascot for the 2020 Olympic Games: a futuristic blue-checked, doe-eyed character with pointy ears and “special powers” that was picked by schoolchildren across mascot-mad Japan.

organizers, has a “strong sense of justice and is very athletic.” Helpfully, it also has a magical power that enables it “to move anywhere instantaneously.” Its Paralympic counterpart sports pink checks derived from Japan’s famous cherry
 
   
Vision-impaired teen focused on dream
 
 The West Australian     2018-03-01 kl. 08:26     372 words
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| Kalgoorlie Miner Thursday, 1 March 2018 3:22PM Esperance girl Georgie Beasley says her vision first started noticeably deteriorating when she began struggling to read the board at school.

She said her spare time was spent playing netball, surfing with brother Jackson or jetskiing with her dad. “I have a goal that I would absolutely love to achieve and that is to compete in the Paralympics,” she said. “Sport is a massive
 
   
Tokyo unveils mascots for 2020 Olympic Games
 
 Namibia Press Agency     2018-03-01 kl. 08:07     92 words
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Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. TOKYO, Mar. 1 (Xinhua) -- A pair of futuristic superheroes triumphed in the race to become mascots for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Tokyo 2020 organizers revealed here on Wednesday.

TOKYO, Mar. 1 (Xinhua) -- A pair of futuristic superheroes triumphed in the race to become mascots for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Tokyo 2020 organizers revealed here on Wednesday.The winners were selected by 109,041 elementary kids...

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Para-swimmer Prasanta Karmakar suspended for recording video of female swimmers
 
 Ani News     2018-03-01 kl. 07:41     540 words
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Bangalore [India], March 1 (ANI): Paralympic Committee of India ( PCI ) has suspended Para swimmer Prasanta Karmakar for three years after he was found recording video of female swimmers during an event in Jaipur last year.

Paralympic Committee of India ( PCI ) has suspended Para swimmer Prasanta Karmakar for three years after he was found recording video of female swimmers during an event in Jaipur last year.The incident took place during the National Para Swimming

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Prosecutors Prepare to Launch Investigation on Fmr Pres. Lee Myung-Bak
 
 Korea Broadcasting System     2018-03-01 kl. 07:23     303 words
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Anchor: Prosecutors are closing in on former President Lee Myung-bak over extensive allegations of bribery and corruption. Recent probes on his former officials and businessmen in his inner circle suggest Lee may be the central figure of the scandal.

Investigators plan to summon the former head-of-state for questioning in mid-March, after the PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games.
 
   
Team Korea for Paralympics to Arrive in Pyeongchang Saturday
 
 Korea Broadcasting System     2018-03-01 kl. 07:23     100 words
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Most of the South Korean athletes taking part in the PyeongChang Paralympic Winter games are scheduled to arrive at the Olympic athletes' village Saturday.

Team Korea for Paralympics to Arrive in Pyeongchang Saturday.... Most of the South Korean athletes taking part in the PyeongChang Paralympic Winter games are scheduled to arrive at the Olympic athletes' village Saturday.The team arriving Saturday includes...
 
   
Scholarships help student athletes achieve goals
 
 MySunshineCoast     2018-03-01 kl. 07:09     352 words
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HPSA Opening 2018 - Scholarship recipients Seven outstanding USC student athletes have shared in more than $50,000 in scholarships to help them achieve their academic and sporting goals.

Ms Todd was competing at the 2018 Japan Cup in Asaka last week, so USC researcher and Paralympic wheelchair basketballer Bridie Kean accepted it on her behalf.
 
   
Breaking News Live Today: Bus Carrying 25 Passengers Rolls Down a Cliff in Shimla’s Rohru Tehsil
 
 India.com     2018-03-01 kl. 07:09     325 words
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11:30 AM IST Bus, carrying 25 passengers, rolls down a cliff in Rohru Tehsil in Shimla. No casualties reported so far.

selection of most important anti-corruption watch-dog’ 10:22 AM IST Paralympic Committee of India suspended Para swimmer Prasanta Karmakar for 3 years for recording video of female swimmers.

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Letter From the Editor: Why We're Chanting the "Support, Not Shame" Mantra
 
 My Domaine     2018-03-01 kl. 06:53     373 words
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Hello, MyDomaine readers! Each month, we'll share a video from our editorial director, Sacha Strebe, to highlight our monthly theme (see our February letter ) and give you a first look at the inspiring content we have planned.

Poet and author Cleo Wade shows us the power of using poems, mantras, and affirmations to keep you feeling empowered and motivated, while Paralympian, actress, model, co-founder of Adaptive Action Sports, and motivational speaker Amy Purdy asks us
 
   
Fox wins prestigious paddling award
 
 Australian Olympic Committee     2018-03-01 kl. 06:50     817 words
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Home News 28 February 2018 CANOE/KAYAK: Australian Olympic dual medallist and reigning 2017 K1 World Champion Jessica Fox has added the “World Paddle Awards – 2017 Sportswoman of the Year” to her long list of achievements and accolades.

In 2016 Australian Canoeing’s Paralympic Champion Curtis McGrath took home the 2016 “Golden Paddle” as Sportsman of the Year.
 
   
Breaking News on March 1: Congress workers protest in Chennai against Karti Chidambaram's arrest by CBI
 
 India TV     2018-03-01 kl. 06:44     656 words
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Live Breaking News March 1. Twitter is buzzing with breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world.

Paralympic Committee of India suspended Para swimmer Prasanta Karmakar for 3 years for recording video of female swimmers (ANI) 10:10 am:

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2 Local Snowboarders Heading To Paralympic Winter Games
 
 MSN News US     2018-03-01 kl. 06:20     31 words
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The Paralympic Winter Games start next week and two locals are on the U.S. Paralympic Snowboarding team, Molly Rosenblatt reports (1:49). WCCO 4 News at 6 - Feb.

2 Local Snowboarders Heading To Paralympic Winter Games.... The Paralympic Winter Games start next week and two locals are on the U.S.... Paralympic Snowboarding team, Molly Rosenblatt reports (1:49).
 
   
VU scholars honored for supporting women in sport
 
 Vanderbilt University     2018-03-01 kl. 06:05     463 words
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Two Vanderbilt professors are being recognized for their achievements in promoting equality and access for women and girls in sport.

sport. Anjali Forber-Pratt and Kolton (John Russell/Vanderbilt) An elite wheelchair racer, she is the 2011 World Champion in the 200-meter race and earned two bronze medals at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing, China, and the 2012 Paralympic Games...
 
   
Paralympic Committee of India suspend Prasanta Karmakar for recording video of female swimmers
 
 India TV     2018-03-01 kl. 06:00     154 words
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A file image of Prasanta Karmakar. The Paralympic Committee of India has suspended Para swimmer Prasanta Karmakar for 3 years for recording video of female swimmers.

Paralympic Committee of India suspend Prasanta Karmakar for recording video of female swimmers.... The Paralympic Committee of India has suspended Para swimmer Prasanta Karmakar for 3 years for recording video of female swimmers.The renowned swimmer who...

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Roots and Hearts: Q&A With Olympian Isabelle Brasseur
 
 Vitamin Daily     2018-03-01 kl. 05:59     496 words
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What makes winter more bearable? Cute accessories, that’s what! With a couple months yet to go, our friends at Roots hold the key to all our bundled up cuteness.

With the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics complete and the Paralympics about to begin, which sports do you enjoy watching the most and which athletes did you/are you rooting for?
 
   
Breaking News Live: Paralympic Committee of India Suspends Para Swimmer Prasanta Karmakar For 3 Years
 
 India.com     2018-03-01 kl. 05:54     329 words
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10:22 AM IST Paralympic Committee of India suspended Para swimmer Prasanta Karmakar for 3 years for recording video of female swimmers.

Breaking News Live: Paralympic Committee of India Suspends Para Swimmer Prasanta Karmakar For 3 Years.... 10:22 AM IST Paralympic Committee of India suspended Para swimmer Prasanta Karmakar for 3 years for recording video of female swimmers.9:58 AM IST In...

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Nikko trying to draw foreigners for overnight stays / Stepping up efforts ahead of 2020 Games
 
 The Japan News     2018-03-01 kl. 05:49     797 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun NIKKO, Tochigi — Many destinations in Tochigi Prefecture, including Nikko, are working to promote tourism there ahead of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.

The Yomiuri Shimbun NIKKO, Tochigi — Many destinations in Tochigi Prefecture, including Nikko, are working to promote tourism there ahead of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.Businesses in the prefecture are aiming to utilize such
 
   
Olympic champ Icho allegedly harassed by wrestling director
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2018-03-01 kl. 05:47     302 words
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Kazuhito Sakae (Mainichi) TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Four-time Olympic wrestling champion Kaori Icho was allegedly subjected to repeated harassment by the

The revelation comes as Japan gears up for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Lavrov: US Training European Military to Use Nukes Against Russia
 
 GlobalSecurity.org     2018-03-01 kl. 05:33     1060 words
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(updated 14:48 28.02.2018) The Conference on Disarmament, which takes place between February 26 and March 2, in Geneva, Switzerland, is a multilateral disarmament negotiating forum of the international community.

The DPRK and South Korea began talks on Tuesday at the working level regarding the participation of North Korean athletes in the Paralympic Games.
 
   
World-Renowned Greenwood Prosthetist Helps Paralympic Athletes
 
 KFSM     2018-03-01 kl. 05:30     416 words
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Please enable Javascript to watch this video GREENWOOD (KFSM) -- As athletes get ready for the 2020 Summer Paralympics, a few of them are right here in our area this week to get their prosthetics aligned and fitted by a world-renowned prosthetist.

World-Renowned Greenwood Prosthetist Helps Paralympic Athletes.... As athletes get ready for the 2020 Summer Paralympics, a few of them are right here in our area this week to get their prosthetics aligned and fitted by a world-renowned...
 
   
Oregon Purple Heart recipient to compete in Paralympics
 
 kgw.com     2018-03-01 kl. 05:19     278 words
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PORTLAND, Ore. -- From Purple Heart to gold medal, Rico Roman is once again representing his country. This time its at the Paralympic Games in PyeongChang, where he'll be suiting up with Team USA to compete in sled hockey.

Oregon Purple Heart recipient to compete in Paralympics.... This time its at the Paralympic Games in PyeongChang, where he'll be suiting up with Team USA to compete in sled hockey.His wife Ela says he lives by a motto. “If you can imagine it, you can...
 
   
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics announces the winner of its adorable mascot election
 
 RocketNews24     2018-03-01 kl. 05:15     332 words
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All six candidates were cute enough to do the country proud, but these two are the winners . With the PyeongChang festivities all wrapped up, the next stop for the Olympics is Japan .

and Paralympic Organizing Committee has announced the competitions’ official mascots . ???????????????????????????# ... The Paralympics mascot gets additional indigenous accents with its “sakura-color” and ears and eye markings shaped like cherry...
 
   
Conway Native Makes Waves in World Para Championships
 
 Fox 16     2018-03-01 kl. 05:06     417 words
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A 17-year-old from Conway has her sight set firmly on Tokyo, Japan in 2020. CONWAY, Ark.- The Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea may be over, but a 17-year-old from Conway has her sight set firmly on Tokyo, Japan in 2020.

CONWAY, Ark.- The Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea may be over, but a 17-year-old from Conway has her sight set firmly on Tokyo, Japan in 2020.Julia Gaffney just returned from Mexico City, where she participated in the 2017 World Paralympic
 
   
Tokyo 2020 Games launches Olympic mascots
 
 Marketing-interactive.com     2018-03-01 kl. 05:05     309 words
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The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games has unveiled the mascots for the upcoming 2020 Games, following a voting process involving 16,769 elementary schools.

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games has unveiled the mascots for the upcoming 2020 Games, following a voting process involving 16,769 elementary schools.While they have yet to be named, the mascots are designed in

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Equestrian Australia and Riding for the Disabled Continue Partnership
 
 Equestrian Australia     2018-03-01 kl. 04:50     431 words
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Equestrian Australia (EA) is pleased to announce that it has renewed its partnership with the Riding for Disabled Association of Australia (RDA).

In signing the MOU RDA Executive Officer Karen Aspery said; “Para equestrian dressage was first included in the Paralympics at the 1996 Atlanta Paralympics and it was with great joy that Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) sent the first
 
   
Two World Champions Vie For SAM-100Plus 2017 Best Athlete
 
 Malaysian Digest     2018-03-01 kl. 04:47     676 words
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:44 View Comments Pic: Bernama KUALA LUMPUR : Two world champions, Mohd Azizulhasni Awang and Cheong Jun Hoong are the front-runners to clinch the Sportswriters Association of Malaysia (SAM) -100Plus 2017 Best Athlete Award.

Paralympics. Upon returning from London, he created an upset by winning the bronze medal in his maiden appearance at the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games and defended his gold medal at the ASEAN Para Games for the fourth consecutive time.
 
   
Edgewood goaltender Shane Ryan is the first recipient of the Jeff Sauer Award
 
 Capital Times     2018-03-01 kl. 04:10     404 words
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MADISON – Shane Ryan, a senior goaltender from Edgewood High School, has been named the first recipient of the Jeff Sauer Award, the Coach Sauer Foundation announced.

After retiring from college hockey, Sauer worked extensively with disabled hockey players, He coached the U.S. sled hockey team to a gold medal at the Winter Paralympics in 2014.
 
   
S. Korea, U.S. have not discussed additional delay of joint military exercises
 
 Arirang     2018-03-01 kl. 04:10     135 words
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A senior member of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee has confirmed that there have been no discussions between Seoul and Washington about a further delay of the allies' postponed joint military drills.

Last month, the two sides agreed to postpone the annual maneuvers until after the end of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics and Paralympics in mid-March in an effort to decrease tensions on the Korean Peninsula during the Games.
 
   
From Vernon to Pyeongchang: Para-snowboarder hopes for gold in South Korea
 
 CBC     2018-03-01 kl. 04:05     387 words
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Para-snowboarder  Curtis Minard  is packing his bags to represent Canada at the 2018 Pyeongchang Paralympics.

Para-snowboarder  Curtis Minard  is packing his bags to represent Canada at the 2018 Pyeongchang Paralympics.Minard — who won second place for Team Canada in the 2018 Para World Snowboard Cup —  will be competing in the snowboard
 
   
Meet Cork native involved in world’s newest GAA club — in Cambodia
 
 Irish Examiner     2018-03-01 kl. 03:33     1606 words
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Cork native Conor Wall tells about the world’s newest GAA club — in Cambodia Cairde Khmer boasts about 80 members from Ireland, Cambodia, England, the US, Canada, France, Sweden and Japan.

He is a Uefa A licenced coach and has extensive experience working with clubs, including Limerick FC and the Irish Paralympics team.
 
   
US, ROK set date for 'dangerous' military drills
 
 CHINAdaily Africa     2018-03-01 kl. 03:10     510 words
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US army's tanks maneuver during a joint military exercise with ROK in Paju of Gyeonggi, South Korea, on March 10, 2014.

The Republic of Korea and the United States will in early April start a joint military exercise that was postponed because of the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, an ROK presidential security adviser said, according to the ROK's Yonhap news agency.

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N.K. delegation repeats negative position on S. Korea-U.S. military exercises: official
 
 Yonhap News Agency     2018-03-01 kl. 02:58     351 words
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SEOUL, March 1 (Yonhap) -- A high-level North Korean delegation reiterated the country's existing position on joint military exercises between South

Officials in Seoul said they will announce when to resume the exercises after the Paralympics are over.

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Support our Paralympic athletes in PyeongChang
 
 Proximus.be     2018-03-01 kl. 02:52     74 words
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The last medals were awarded at the Olympic Games, but the high-level winter sports in South Korea are not over yet.

Support our Paralympic athletes in PyeongChang.... The last medals were awarded at the Olympic Games, but the high-level winter sports in South Korea are not over yet.From March 9 to 18, almost 700 Paralympic athletes will give the best of themselves in 6...
 
   
Taking stock of rare disease
 
 thestar.com.my     2018-03-01 kl. 02:35     746 words
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WORLD Rare Disease Day (WRDD) was celebrated yesterday. An annual commemoration initiated by the European Organisation for Rare Diseases, WRDD was celebrated for the first time on Feb 29, 2008. (Feb 29 is the actual date.

Some are actively involved in sports and represented Malaysia in the SEA Paralympic Games in Kuala Lumpur last year.
 
   
Paralympics 2018: North Korea Will Send Athletes To PyeongchangNewsweek
 
 Yahoo! Canada     2018-03-01 kl. 02:29     633 words
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Updated | North Korea will send a delegation to the Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea next week. The Paralympics begin March 9 and will be the largest Winter Paralympics ever .

Paralympics 2018: North Korea Will Send Athletes To PyeongchangNewsweek.... Updated | North Korea will send a delegation to the Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea next week. The Paralympics begin March 9 and will be the largest Winter Paralympics...
 
   
Gallagher confidence back for Pyeongchang
 
 BBC     2018-03-01 kl. 02:23     39 words
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Sochi gold medallist Kelly Gallagher says her preparations for the Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang have come together "exceptionally well" after an injury hit couple of years.

Sochi gold medallist Kelly Gallagher says her preparations for the Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang have come together "exceptionally well" after an injury hit couple of years.The Northern Irish woman will represent Britain in four events in South
 
   
Nikkei Editorial: Beware North Korea's Olympic charm offensive
 
 Nikkei Asian Review     2018-03-01 kl. 02:08     647 words
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North Korea's Olympic diplomacy aimed to put a friendly face on the regime, but the world should not be taken in by Pyongyang's dangerous charm offensive.

The U.S. and South Korea have agreed to refrain from conducting joint military exercises during the Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
School kids rule: Digital designs are 2020 Olympic mascots
 
 My Kawartha     2018-03-01 kl. 02:04     23 words
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The schoolchildren have had their say: A pair of futuristic digital characters will be the mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.

A pair of futuristic digital characters will be the mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Calgary volunteer looking forward to reliving Paralympic magic in Pyeongchang
 
 Global News Canada     2018-03-01 kl. 02:00     43 words
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Wed, Feb 28: This is a big week for a Calgarian heading off to volunteer at the Paralympics in Pyeongchang. As Gil Tucker shows us, he knows first-hand what an exciting adventure it’s going to be for Canada’s athletes there.

Calgary volunteer looking forward to reliving Paralympic magic in Pyeongchang.... Wed, Feb 28: This is a big week for a Calgarian heading off to volunteer at the Paralympics in Pyeongchang.
 
   
Chula Vista Recognizes Outstanding Residents
 
 La Prensa San Diego     2018-03-01 kl. 01:53     500 words
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By Mario A. Cortez The City of Chula Vista celebrated the many outstanding individuals who live and work in the community as part of its City of Champions celebration, held this Saturday, Feb. 24 at the Elite Training Center.

The keynote address for this ceremony was delivered by Lex Gillette, a four-time paralympic medalist and three-time para athletic champion in the long jump.
 
   
Local Snowboarders Headed To Paralympics In South KoreaThe Paralympic Winter Games kick off next week, and two local snowboarders earned their spots on the U.S. Paralympic Snowboarding team.
 
 CBS Minnesota     2018-03-01 kl. 01:48     58 words
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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Paralympic Winter Games kick off next week, and two local snowboarders earned their spots on the U.S. Paralympic Snowboarding team.

Local Snowboarders Headed To Paralympics In South KoreaThe Paralympic Winter Games kick off next week, and two local snowboarders earned their spots on the U.S.... Paralympic Snowboarding team.MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Paralympic Winter Games kick off next...

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A blessing, not a curse: St. Scholastica's Zutter seizing every opportunity
 
 KBJR 6     2018-03-01 kl. 01:32     590 words
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DULUTH, MN - For St. Scholastica freshman nordic skier Mia Zutter, her journey to the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games started six years ago. That's when she started to lose her vision.

DULUTH, MN - For St. Scholastica freshman nordic skier Mia Zutter, her journey to the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games started six years ago.... Several months into her first year skiing, Zutter attended her first international Paralympic nordic ski event...
 
   
New USOC boss wants more power to police sports
 
 Colorado Springs Gazette     2018-03-01 kl. 01:21     651 words
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The new boss of the United States Olympic Committee wants more power to police its affiliated sports and could seek congressional help to get it.

Olympic and Paralympic community, and effective support for victims," Lyons wrote.

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World Boccia Championship: David Smith keen to make home advantage count
 
 BBC     2018-03-01 kl. 01:16     290 words
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Rio Paralympic champion David Smith believes home advantage will be key at this summer's World Boccia Championship in Liverpool. The biggest boccia competition since London 2012 will take place from 12-18 August at the city's Exhibition Centre.

Rio Paralympic champion David Smith believes home advantage will be key at this summer's World Boccia Championship in Liverpool.

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Tragedy To Triumph: Eden Prairie Snowboarder Heads To Paralympics
 
 KSTP     2018-03-01 kl. 00:52     206 words
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"I remember thinking 'I'm 25 years old, what now?' A lot of fears, a lot of questions run through your head," he said. One answer to that question could be found on the slopes.

Tragedy To Triumph: Eden Prairie Snowboarder Heads To Paralympics.... One answer to that question could be found on the slopes.And now Mann is heading to the Paralympics in South Korea as a member of the U.S.... Minnesotans in the Paralympics.
 
   
Inhofe Returns From Asia With Warnings About China, North Korea
 
 Roll Call Online     2018-03-01 kl. 00:34     385 words
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Oklahoma Republican toured region during latest recess Sen. James M.

Korea and the United States are on hold until after the paralympics conclude.
 
   
The variations on the aerodynamics of a world-ranked wheelchair sprinter in the key-moments of the stroke cycle: A numerical simulation analysis
 
 Plosone.org     2018-03-01 kl. 00:30     240 words
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by Pedro Forte, Daniel A. Marinho, Jorge E. Morais, Pedro G. Morouço, Biomechanics plays an important role helping Paralympic sprinters to excel, having the aerodynamic drag a significant impact on the athlete’s performance.

Marinho, Jorge E. Morais, Pedro G. Morouço, Biomechanics plays an important role helping Paralympic sprinters to excel, having the aerodynamic drag a significant impact on the athlete’s performance.The aim of this study was to assess the aerodynamics...
 
   
David Ramsey: Scott Blackmun departs troubled U.S. Olympic movement
 
 Colorado Springs Gazette     2018-03-01 kl. 00:11     697 words
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Caption + Scott Blackmun, United States Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun photographed Thursday, January 2, 2014, at the USOC headquarters in Colorado Springs.

After Blackmun’s return in 2010, the USOC narrowed its focus. “Sustained competitive excellence at the Olympic and Paralympic games,” Blackmun told me in 2013.

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FG honours p’lifters, badminton players
 
 Nigeria Punch     2018-03-01 kl. 00:07     338 words
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The sports ministry on Wednesday received the  victorious para powerlifting team who  won four  gold and set two  world records at the 9th Fazza Para Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai UAE.

You set African records at the last Paralympics  and now you’re coming home with world records.... We will continue to support the development of para sports in Nigeria and other sports in the country.” Two world records were set by Kehinde Paul in the 65kg category where he lifted 221kg to erase his previous  Paralympic...
 
   
Pittsburgh-Area Olympian Named Finalist for Team USA Award
 
 Pittsburgh Magazine     2018-03-01 kl. 00:04     294 words
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Pittsburghers can vote for John-Henry Krueger as the Male Olympic Athlete of the Games.

Team USA Awards Best of the Games recognizes the outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes year-round and honors the best athletes and teams of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Jan Shearer Appointed as acting CEO Snow Sports NZ
 
 Voxy.co.nz     2018-02-28 kl. 23:58     174 words
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With the successful Olympic Winter Games all wrapped up, Snow Sports NZ is now looking forward to the upcoming Paralympic Winter Games and wish our athletes all the best for their campaigns.

With the successful Olympic Winter Games all wrapped up, Snow Sports NZ is now looking forward to the upcoming Paralympic...
 
   
Cheer on these warrior-athletes at the Paralympic Winter Games
 
 Military Times     2018-02-28 kl. 23:52     634 words
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More than a dozen athletes who wore a U.S. military uniform will don the colors of Team USA in March to compete in the Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Cheer on these warrior-athletes at the Paralympic Winter Games.... More than a dozen athletes who wore a U.S. military uniform will don the colors of Team USA in March to compete in the Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.From a Marine...

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Will Japan’s Olympic Mascot Be A Soohorang Or An Izzy?
 
 Deadspin     2018-02-28 kl. 23:41     718 words
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Students at the Hoyonomori Gakuen School cheer the selection of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic mascots.Photo: Koki Nagahama ( ) The 2018 Winter Olympics are over, and there was one clear winner: Soohorang, mascot of the Pyeongchang games.

Will Japan’s Olympic Mascot Be A Soohorang Or An Izzy?Students at the Hoyonomori Gakuen School cheer the selection of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic mascots.Photo:... Soohorang, mascot of the Pyeongchang games.Deadspin’s Hannah Keyser , who was in South Korea for the games, says that Soohorang (a white tiger) and 2018 Paralympics...
 
   
The Not-For-Profit Motive: Rick Hansen motions the way
 
 BCBusiness Magazine     2018-02-28 kl. 23:32     533 words
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Credit: Courtesy of the Rick Hansen Foundation Hansen’s foundation is a big supporter of accessible locations, like this playground in Richmond

When Rick Hansen set off on his Man in Motion World Tour in March 1985, he planned to spend two or three years raising awareness about the potential of people with disabilities and then return to wheelchair marathoning at the Paralympic Games.
 
   
Alistair Brownlee a Two Time Olympic Champion is Heading to ITU Mooloolaba World Cup
 
 Trizone     2018-02-28 kl. 23:26     1604 words
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Commonwealth Games Australia has today announced a six-strong paratriathlon team for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games (GC 2018).

Rio Paralympian Chaffey, a police prosecutor from Tweed Heads, has been the poster boy of an Australian Paratriathlon Squad, rated amongst the best in the world....Chicago. After the heartbreak of missing a medal at the 2016 Rio Paralympics where he...
 
   
Gov't to build AI-based spectator guide system for 2020 Tokyo Olympics
 
 Japan Today     2018-02-28 kl. 23:16     313 words
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The government plans to build a system using artificial intelligence to ease spectator congestion at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

The government plans to build a system using artificial intelligence to ease spectator congestion at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
Experts See Headway in Long Struggle to Save Asia’s Caged Bears
 
 Radio Free Asia     2018-02-28 kl. 23:08     1168 words
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Animal rights activists have been winning battles to save endangered bears in several Asian countries, but much still needs to be done. Bile extracted from bears has been prized as a traditional medicine in East Asian countries for hundreds of years.

As McLendon notes, the official mascot for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games to be held March 8-18 in Pyeongchang, South Korea, is a moon bear.
 
   
Marianne Middelthon - Obituary
 
 Sailing.org     2018-02-28 kl. 23:08     754 words
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It is with regret and deep sadness that World Sailing announces that Marianne Middelthon passed away on 27 February after a long fight with cancer.

Marianne was a member of the International Jury and Umpire team at no less than five Olympic Games, the Paralympic Games and the America's Cup while always finding time to help her fellow Norwegians and many others.
 
   
AI Enters the Cyber Attack Realm
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2018-02-28 kl. 22:22     1086 words
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Artificial intelligence is one of the most influential forces in information technology. It can help drive cars, fly unmanned aircraft and protect networks.

The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games will protect systems that directly affect the outcomes of the games, such as time measurement and ticketing systems.

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Taking Action To Fortify Athlete Safety
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-02-28 kl. 21:50     970 words
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By | Feb. 28, 2018, 3:30 p.m. (ET) Like many of you, I was shocked and saddened to hear the powerful statements of the girls and women who confronted Larry Nassar in court.

Olympic and Paralympic community have an obligation to find out how this happened and take whatever steps are necessary to help prevent such a tragedy from happening again.... We are providing new funding and resources for support and counseling for gymnasts impacted by Nassar's crimes and launching a new resource for athletes from other Olympic and Paralympic...

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Governor Walker Congratulates Wisconsin Olympians Who Participated in the 2018 Winter Olympics
 
 Urban Milwaukee     2018-02-28 kl. 21:49     396 words
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Press Release Wishes 2018 Winter Paralympic Athletes Good Luck MADISON – Governor Scott Walker today recognized Wisconsin athletes who participated in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Press Release Wishes 2018 Winter Paralympic Athletes Good Luck MADISON – Governor Scott Walker today recognized Wisconsin athletes who participated in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.“Congratulations to every member of Team

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Mascots for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Have Been Revealed
 
 The Inquirer     2018-02-28 kl. 21:40     48 words
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On Wednesday morning, the winning duo for the Olympic and Paralympic 2020 Tokyo Games were unveiled. The blue and magenta animated characters one in a vote across 16,000 schools in Japan.

On Wednesday morning, the winning duo for the Olympic and Paralympic 2020 Tokyo Games were unveiled.... The blue and magenta animated characters one in a vote across 16,000 schools in Japan.Tokyo 2020 (ABC News) The Olympic Mascot The Paralympic Mascot...
 
   
U.S. Olympic Committee chief executive resigns amid criticism of how organization handled USA Gymnastics sex abuse scandal
 
 Washington Post     2018-02-28 kl. 21:36     354 words
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Scott Blackmun is stepping down as chief executive of the United States Olympic Committee, the organization announced Wednesday.

and Paralympic movements has not only been immensely rewarding, it has been an honor and the highlight of my professional life,” Blackmun said in a statement. “I am proud of what we have achieved as a team and am confident that Susanne will help

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Tredje gången gillt för Ulf Nilsson i Sydkorea
 
 Ystads Allehanda Plus     2018-02-28 kl. 21:33     745 words
 
De allra flesta svenska olympier gästade OS-orten Pyeongchang för första, enda och sista gången. Annat är det för Stenbybon Ulf Nilsson.

Annat är det för Stenbybon Ulf Nilsson.När han tar plats som målvakt i det svenska kälkhockeylandslaget i Paralympics i nästa vecka är det tredje gången på fem år som han genomför en turnering i Pyeongchang.... Samtidigt gör 53-åringen från Stenby i Tomelilla kommun sin tredje Paralympicsturnering...
 
   
COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES EXAMINES THE REPORT OF RUSSIA
 
 United Nations Office at Geneva     2018-02-28 kl. 21:26     6860 words
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The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities today concluded the review of the initial report of Russia on its implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

and how to interact with persons with disabilities.  There were campaigns in Sochi, Moscow and elsewhere in the run up to the Olympic and Paralympic Games, to portray a positive picture of persons with disabilities.... On accessibility to tourist sites in the run-up to the World Cup, a representative recalled the extensive work done ahead of the Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
And the winner is…
 
 Essex Enquirer     2018-02-28 kl. 20:50     371 words
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The finalists The winners of the 2018 Thurrock Civic Awards were announced on Friday evening (23 February) at a black-tie event held at the Civic Hall, Grays.

The event was hosted by Orsett-born former Paralympic, European and World Champion, Danny Crates.
 
   
Superhero-anime duo is Tokyo 2020 mascot
 
 Indian Express     2018-02-28 kl. 20:49     607 words
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The Olympic mascot wears a chequered blue and white pattern, and is described to have a “strong sense of justice and is very athletic.

Olympics and Paralympics, there was no surprise that the characters would be inspired from a field considered national pride: anime.... The Olympic mascot wears a chequered blue and white pattern, and is described to have a “strong sense of justice and is very athletic.” Meanwhile, the Paralympic...

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WCHA announces Jeff Sauer Championship Trophy
 
 UWBadgers.com     2018-02-28 kl. 20:41     832 words
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BLOOMINGTON, Minn. –  The beginning of each season brings with it the hope and promise that the late Jeff Sauer gave to all. Each day carries the love of hockey that shone through with his ever-present smile.

National Sled Hockey Team to gold at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, was inducted into the USA Hockey Hall of Fame in 2014 and into the UW Athletics Hall of Fame in 2016.

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Tokyo Debuts Unique Tours and Experiences
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2018-02-28 kl. 20:39     656 words
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WHY IT RATES: The many new tours and activities being offered in Tokyo provide more ways than ever for tourists to explore and experience the city. —Mia Taylor, TravelPulse Senior Writer.

WHY IT RATES: The many new tours and activities being offered in Tokyo provide more ways than ever for tourists to explore and experience the city. —Mia Taylor, TravelPulse Senior Writer.As the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games draw closer,...

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Russia returns to Olympic fold after less than three months in cold
 
 Breaking News.ie     2018-02-28 kl. 20:34     394 words
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has lifted the Russian Olympic Committee's ban for state-sponsored doping only three days after the 2018 Winter Games' closing ceremony.

As a result, Russia's anti-doping agency, RUSADA, remains banned by WADA and only invited Russians, competing as genuine neutrals, can take part in the Winter Paralympics.

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Teenage fun in Beitostølen
 
 FamilySkiNews.com     2018-02-28 kl. 20:33     1026 words
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Our editor’s son, Timothy, aged 14, has just completed his first solo assignment – skiing in  Beitostølen in Norway – as the latest teen-ski correspondent to join the FamilySkiNews team.  Here’s what he had to say:   It was the end of term.

Dog-sledding with an ex-Paralympian skier.
 
   
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 North Shore Outlook     2018-02-28 kl. 20:17     27 words
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Paralympian Rick Hansen talks about setting goals, taking risks and ability at Kindness and Inclusion Day at Brockton School in Lynn Valley.

Motion picture. Paralympian Rick Hansen talks about setting goals, taking risks and ability at Kindness and Inclusion Day at Brockton School in Lynn Valley.article continues below.
 
   
Sports: North Korea's Winter Olympic cheer squad got pulled from the Paralympics ' and it could be because Kim Jong Un thinks they weren't good enough
 
 Latest Nigerian News.com     2018-02-28 kl. 20:16     15 words
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Pyongyang was supposed to send cheerleaders to the Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics in March. Not anymore.

Sports: North Korea's Winter Olympic cheer squad got pulled from the Paralympics ' and it could be because Kim Jong Un thinks they weren't good enough.... Pyongyang was supposed to send cheerleaders to the Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics in March.
 
   
Emily Dickson joins prestigious athletic clubs in Canada
 
 Burns Lake District News     2018-02-28 kl. 20:09     214 words
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Emily Dickson, 20, Burns Lake native and rising star in Olympic Biathlon was named one of 55 young Canadian athletes from both summer and winter

Past recipients include Olympic and Paralympic medallists Patrick Chan, Hayley Wickenheiser, Rosie MacLennan, Mark Tewksbury, Kaitlyn Lawes, Marielle Thompson Mac Marcoux (GOLD, Para alpine skiing) and Nicholas Gill.... Developed by Petro-Canada, the Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic...
 
   
Once a UConn basketball player, a paralyzed Emt now curls
 
 Seymour Tribune     2018-02-28 kl. 19:59     895 words
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NORFOLK, Conn. — Steve Emt was rolling himself up a hill to a pie shop in Falmouth, Massachusetts, when the coach of a wheelchair curling team noticed the former UConn basketball player. The shop’s name was Pie in the Sky.

The shop’s name was Pie in the Sky.An interesting coincidence, Emt thought, when Tony Colacchio approached him and suggested that within a year he could turn Emt into a Paralympic athlete in a sport he’d never heard of.... It took a few years, but next month, Emt will compete in the Paralympic...

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Ten teenagers who are lighting up the world of sport
 
 BBC     2018-02-28 kl. 19:56     1319 words
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Cast your mind back to when you were 15. Your life probably revolved around studying for exams, not being an Olympic gold medal winner.

Knight represents Britain's best chance of gold at the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Games in March.

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Futuristic mascots for Tokyo Olympics
 
 Shanghai Daily     2018-02-28 kl. 19:47     92 words
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Japanese students hold paper fans featuring the mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics after Tokyo Olympics organizers unveiled the

Japanese students hold paper fans featuring the mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
World News Quick Take
 
 Taipei Times Online     2018-02-28 kl. 19:38     546 words
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AFGHANISTAN Ghani reaches out to Taliban President Ashraf Ghani is calling on the Taliban to take part in peace talks to “save the country.

SOUTH KOREA US joint exercises to resume The nation and the US are early next month to start a joint military exercise postponed until after the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, presidential security adviser Moon Chung-in said according to Yonhap
 
   
Paralympians include large, Aspen-based team
 
 Aspen Daily News     2018-02-28 kl. 19:30     1667 words
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The athletes attacking the Alpine skiing and snowboarding courses beginning next week at Jeongseon Alpine Centre in Korea for the Paralympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018, aren’t named Vonn, Shiffrin nor Ester.

Paralympians include large, Aspen-based team.... The athletes attacking the Alpine skiing and snowboarding courses beginning next week at Jeongseon Alpine Centre in Korea for the Paralympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018, aren’t named Vonn, Shiffrin nor...
 
   
Saskatchewan Content at Paralympics Finalized
 
 Saskatoon     2018-02-28 kl. 19:28     228 words
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#WECAN - Saskatchewan Contingent at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Paralympic and Olympic Games Congratulations to Saskatchewan athletes and coaches

Saskatchewan Content at Paralympics Finalized. #WECAN -... Saskatchewan Contingent at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Paralympic and Olympic Games Congratulations to Saskatchewan athletes and coaches. ...who are part of the Canadian Paralympic Team that will...
 
   
Jake Adicoff eager for 2018 Paralympics
 
 Idaho Mountain Express     2018-02-28 kl. 19:13     71 words
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Ketchum’s Jake Adicoff, 22, a 2013 Wood River High School graduate, was chosen Feb. 1 as one of 13 athletes plus two guides named to the 2018 U.S.

Jake Adicoff eager for 2018 Paralympics.... 1 as one of 13 athletes plus two guides named to the 2018 U.S.Paralympic Nordic Skiing team due to compete in cross-country skiing and biathlon at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games from March 10-18 at...
 
   
2018 Winter Olympics End, But ICE-POP Continues
 
 NASA     2018-02-28 kl. 19:01     337 words
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February 28th, 2018 by Ivan Arias Soohorang (one of the mascots of Pyeongchang 2018) saying goodbye on the night of the closing ceremony. Photo by Ivan Arias.

However, we will closely monitor the weather and provide information from Pyeongchang during the Paralympics as well.... This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 at 10:31 am and is filed under International Collaborative Experiments for Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic...

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Team Navy ready for DOD Warrior Games
 
 Norfolk Navy Flagship MilitaryNews.com     2018-02-28 kl. 18:53     476 words
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. The top 40 athletes have earned their spot in Team Navy and will now make their way to this year's DoD Warrior Games, an adaptive sports competition for wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans.

Approximately 70 athletes competed in various paralympic-style events, including track and field, swimming, shooting, archery, sitting volleyball, cycling and wheelchair basketball.
 
   
Want to bridge the gaping political divide between you and your neighbor?
 
 University of Florida     2018-02-28 kl. 18:49     750 words
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Invite her over to watch the Olympics. With the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang completed and the Paralympics scheduled to begin on Mar. 8, the Olympic Games provide an opportunity for people to come together, watching, cheering and celebrating.

With the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang completed and the Paralympics scheduled to begin on Mar.
 
   
Tokyo 2020: Japan unveils Olympics mascots
 
 India Blooms     2018-02-28 kl. 18:37     117 words
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Tokyo, Feb 28 (IBNS): Japanese authorities on Wednesday have unveiled two mascots for the upcoming Olympics and Paralympics games in its national capital Tokyo. The games are scheduled for 2020.

Japanese authorities on Wednesday have unveiled two mascots for the upcoming Olympics and Paralympics games in its national capital Tokyo.... "The Olympic Mascot and Paralympic Mascot have opposite personalities.... The Olympic mascot is dressed in White and Blue, while its Paralympic...
 
   
Toyota makes up for low profile in PyeongChang with social media engagement
 
 Sportcal     2018-02-28 kl. 18:19     727 words
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By and Daniel Smith Toyota was the International Olympic Committee’s TOP sponsor that attracted most engagements on social media during the recent

featuring real-life stories of Olympic and Paralympic athletes.
 
   
China urges direct talks between US, N. Korea
 
 Arab News Express     2018-02-28 kl. 18:18     195 words
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China said that it hopes for direct dialogue between North Korea and the US, and hopes such dialogue will commence soon, China state-run Xinhua News Agency reported on Tuesday.

Lu said that there is a relaxation of tension on the Korean Peninsula recently, and China hopes that the detente could be sustained after the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, which conforms to the common aspiration of North and South Koreas,
 
   
North Korea’s Winter Olympic cheer squad got pulled from the Paralympics — and it could be because Kim Jong Un thinks they weren’t good enough
 
 BusinessInsider.sg     2018-02-28 kl. 18:14     503 words
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North Korea’s Winter Olympic cheer squad got pulled from the Paralympics — and it could be because Kim Jong Un thinks they weren’t good enough.
 
   
North Korea's Winter Olympic cheer squad got pulled from the Paralympics — and it could be because Kim Jong Un thinks they weren't good enough
 
 Business Insider UK     2018-02-28 kl. 18:12     629 words
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North Korea's cheer squad at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on February 10, 2018. Brian Snyder / Reuters North Korea's all-female cheer squad has been yanked from the upcoming Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang.

North Korea's Winter Olympic cheer squad got pulled from the Paralympics — and it could be because Kim Jong Un thinks they weren't good enough.... Brian Snyder / Reuters North Korea's all-female cheer squad has been yanked from the upcoming Paralympic...

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The official mascots for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics have super powers
 
 COASTLINE PILOT     2018-02-28 kl. 18:01     51 words
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More than 205,000 elementary school classes across Japan cast their votes for one of three design packages.

The official mascots for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics have super powers....lots of pink accessories to represent the Paralympics.Chuck Schilken.

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Internal conflict crippling Sascoc board: Natalie du Toit
 
 Citizen.co.za     2018-02-28 kl. 17:59     339 words
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Former swimming star Natalie du Toit says the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) board needs a shake-up if it is to resolve various ongoing issues.

board meetings, and as an athlete you’re not expecting that,” said Du Toit, a 13-time Paralympic champion.

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Auckland's loss is Feilding's gain as expense, traffic drives residents from City of Sails
 
 ONE News     2018-02-28 kl. 17:57     391 words
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Auckland's loss is Feilding's gain as Aucklanders abandon the big smoke in their droves for the provinces because of the expense of living in the city.

The family left Auckland mostly for 39-year-old Stephen, a former paralympic swimmer who, along with his parents, was finding navigating our biggest city increasingly stressful.
 
   
3D Printing of Fitness Gear, Apparel and R&D Tax Credits
 
 3DPrint.com     2018-02-28 kl. 17:53     1392 words
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According to the Financial Times , Americans spent $19 billion on gym memberships and $33 bilion on sports equipment in 2016. Regular exercise reduces stress, decreases the risk for cardiovascular disease and improves overall health.

The leader in wheelchair athletics, University of Illinois and the Jones family, worked on designing 3D printed gloves  used in training for the Rio Paralympics.... In fact, during the Rio Olympic Games nine US Paralympics athletes used her gloves to...
 
   
Parents spooked by abuse in sports
 
 Business Mirror     2018-02-28 kl. 17:35     988 words
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In Photo: Lara Mae Chollette , a coach of youth soccer and basketball, runs a basketball drill with her daughter Linda, 10, as her son Jaylen, 7, looks on at a community gym in Seattle.

medical treatment. The US Olympic Committee developed SafeSport, but it’s now an independent organization that works with law enforcement to investigate abuse allegations for the 49 Olympic and Paralympic sports.... Youth leagues outside Olympic and Paralympic...

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Japan unveils futuristic mascots for Tokyo 2020 Olympics
 
 TheCable     2018-02-28 kl. 17:33     285 words
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Advertisement The 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games set to hold in Japan had its mascots chosen and unveiled today, the Japanese authorities choosing a ‘futuristic duo’ to showcase the Asian superpower to the world.

Advertisement The 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games set to hold in Japan had its mascots chosen and unveiled today, the Japanese authorities choosing a ‘futuristic duo’ to showcase the Asian superpower to the world.In a nation highly driven by

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Meet Duke the retriever with a 3D prosthetic
 
 Enable Magazine     2018-02-28 kl. 17:29     292 words
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Credit: @WalesOnline Twitter The advancements being made with prosthetics and technology are incredible, from bionic limbs helping kids walk again to electric skin . But what about our furry friends?

We had to consider right down to the thickness of the hairs because you have to take into account the smallest things.” The leg is similar to blades by Paralympians so that Duke can run around and live his dog days to the full.
 
   
Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know for Wednesday, February 28
 
 Brandchannel.com     2018-02-28 kl. 17:26     329 words
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Pizza, Beer and Football: Pizza Hut is named official pizza sponsor of the NFL after Papa John’s pulls out.

The Olympic Mascot is inspired by a fusion of tradition with modern innovation, the Paralympic Mascot by nature and the supernatural powers that make Japan distinct.
 
   
North Korea sending 20 athletes to Paralympics
 
 CBC     2018-02-28 kl. 17:08     372 words
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North and South Korean officials have begun working-level talks on the details of the North's participation in the Paralympics, which begin in Pyeongchang on March 9.

North Korea sending 20 athletes to Paralympics.... North and South Korean officials have begun working-level talks on the details of the North's participation in the Paralympics, which begin in Pyeongchang on March 9.South Korea's Unification Ministry...

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Sophie Christiansen: New classification code places athletes at the heart of the process
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-02-28 kl. 17:00     737 words
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Paralympic sport has provided me with so many wonderful opportunities and I have witnessed first-hand its truly inspirational power on countless people during my career.

Paralympic...

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2018.3.1 Museums & Galleries
 
 Korea Joongang Daily     2018-02-28 kl. 16:52     974 words
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GANGWON INTERNATIONAL BIENNALE : THE DICTIONARY OF EVIL Gangneung Green City Experience Center, Gangneung, Gangwon To March 18: As an art event

As an art event. ...linked to the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games and Paralympics, the exhibition explores realities far from the Olympic spirit such as violence, hatred and the tragedies of human history, and the sociopolitical systems and