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Aktivitetsdag för ökad förståelse
 
 Skaraborgs Allehanda Plus     2018-03-02 kl. 06:00     304 words
 
UTBILDNING: Ökade förståelse för funktionshinder Under onsdagen hade kommunens elever i årskurs fem och åtta aktivitetsdag på Moliden. Detta för att bli mer inbegripna i vad det innebär att leva med funktionsnedsättningar.

Robert Johansson, Linus Edlund och Mikael Bohman från Parasport Västergötland fanns på plats för att instruera.
 
   
Johannes från Nedraby gräver guld i Pyeongchang
 
 Ystads Allehanda Plus     2018-03-02 kl. 00:01     665 words
 
På torsdagen åkte Johannes Andersson till Pyeongchang - för att gräva guld i snön. Skidåkaren från Nedraby utanför Ystad kan bli den första sydöstskåningen någonsin, att vinna en paralympisk guldmedalj.

Skidåkaren från Nedraby utanför Ystad kan bli den första sydöstskåningen någonsin, att vinna en paralympisk guldmedalj.Johannes Andersson är något så exotiskt som en skidåkare - från Nedraby.... Nu är Johannes och Zebastian guldfavoriter vid Paralympics...
 
   
Marcus Holm och Kicki Ulander på väg till Paralympics
 
 Sveriges Radio Västernorrland     2018-03-01 kl. 15:16     201 words
 
Nästa fredag startar Paralympics i PyeongChang i Sydkorea, vid samma arenor som OS. Sverige skickar 21 tävlande, varav två från Västernorrland: Marcus Holm från Härnösand och Kicki Ulander från Väja.

Marcus Holm och Kicki Ulander på väg till Paralympics.... Nästa fredag startar Paralympics i PyeongChang i Sydkorea, vid samma arenor som OS.... Marcus Holms plan till Sydkorea lyfter på fredagen exakt en vecka innan invigningen, men redan idag lyfte Kicki Ulander från Väja för att göra sitt andra Paralympics...
 
   
Hallå där: Södertälje curlings Ronny Persson - som åker till Paralympics i Pyeongchang idag
 
 Länstidningen Södertälje     2018-03-01 kl. 15:00     316 words
 
LT-sporten fick tag på Södertälje curlings Ronny Persson precis när han checkat in på Arlanda, inför resan till Pyeonchang. Hur är läget? - Det känns som äntligen, enklast beskrivet.

Hallå där: Södertälje curlings Ronny Persson - som åker till Paralympics i Pyeongchang idag.... Vad är målsättningen i Paralympics? -... Paralympics i Pyeongchang pågår 9-18 mars.
 
   
Sveriges Lions stöttar paralympics med 250 000 kronor.
 
 MyNewsdesk     2018-03-01 kl. 14:50     236 words
 
Sveriges Lions stöttar parasportare med 250 000 kronor. Pengarna har skänkts till Svenska Parasportförbundet och är tänkt för idrottare som tränar för Paralympics och Special Olympics.

Sveriges Lions stöttar paralympics med 250 000 kronor.Sveriges Lions stöttar parasportare med 250 000 kronor.... Pengarna har skänkts till Svenska Parasportförbundet och är tänkt för idrottare som tränar för Paralympics och Special Olympics.Varje år delar...
 
   
Victorias schemakrock - kan missa när Madeleines bebis föds
 
 Svensk Damtidning     2018-03-01 kl. 11:00     242 words
 
Kronprinsessan Victoria och prinsessan Madeleine står väldigt nära varandra, men det kan behöva dröja några dagar innan kronprinsessan får träffa Madeleines tredje barn. Prinsessan Madeleine föder sitt tredje barn när som helst.

Mellan den 14 och 17 mars kommer hon att närvara vid de Paralympiska vinterspelen i Sydkorea, vilket dessutom betyder långa flygresor.

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Efter ett tufft kval är Erik laddad inför Paralympics
 
 Sveriges Radio Västerbotten     2018-03-01 kl. 10:37     86 words
 
På fredag åker Erik Vikström som Västerbottens enda bidrag till Paralympics i Pyeongchang. Han gör det i rollen som förbundskapten för Sveriges paraishockeylandslag.

Efter ett tufft kval är Erik laddad inför Paralympics.... På fredag åker Erik Vikström som Västerbottens enda bidrag till Paralympics i Pyeongchang.... Han gör det i rollen som förbundskapten för Sveriges paraishockeylandslag.Ett av Erik Vikströms mål när han tillträdde som förbundskapten var att kvala in till Paralympics...
 
   
Snart börjar Paralympics
 
 8 sidor     2018-03-01 kl. 10:18     110 words
 
OS i Sydkorea är slut. Men nu börjar Paralympics. Det är OS för idrottare med funktionsnedsättningar. Flera svenska idrottare är med och tävlar i Sydkorea. Skidåkaren Zebastian Modin är den mest kände.

Snart börjar Paralympics.... Men nu börjar Paralympics.... Skidåkaren Zebastian Modin är den mest kände.Han tog silver och brons i längdåkning i Paralympics i Ryssland för fyra år sedan.... Paralympics är den 9-18 mars.... 8 SIDOR/TT. Image-text: Zebastian Modin ska tävla i Paralympics...
 
   
Peter Ojala lähtee Etelä-Korean paralympialaisiin
 
 Sveriges Radio Sisuradio     2018-03-01 kl. 09:05     117 words
 
Vänersborgilainen Peter Ojala lähtee kilpailemaan kelkkajääkiekossa Pyeongchangin talviparalympialaisiin. Joukkue on valmistautunut hyvin ja valmennus toimii, vakuuttaa joukkueen kapteenina toimiva Ojala.

Peter Ojala lähtee Etelä-Korean paralympialaisiin.
 
   
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Cai Qi: Xi Jinping Thought a guide for Chinese capital
 
 Beijing International     2018-03-02 kl. 08:38     1239 words
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Cai Qi, secretary of the CPC Beijing Municipal Committee, said the development of the Chinese capital will follow the guidance of the Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era.

The third task is to fully prepare for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Moon gears up for Paralympic Games, urges support for another success
 
 LearningAndFinance     2018-03-02 kl. 08:30     482 words
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"This means that all athletes selected for PyeongChang 2018 are part of a registered testing pool, have undergone at least two anti-doping tests in

Moon gears up for Paralympic Games, urges support for another success....Paralympic Committee (RPC) anti-doping education session".... The Neutral Paralympic Athletes delegation consists of 10 competitors in alpine skiing, 12 in Nordic skiing and three in...
 
   
Moon vows full support for Paralympics, people with disabilities
 
 Korea Herald     2018-03-02 kl. 08:28     299 words
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President Moon Jae-in promised all-out support for the upcoming PyeongChang Paralympic Winter Games on Friday, calling the games a rare chance to improve conditions for all people with disabilities.

Moon vows full support for Paralympics, people with disabilities.... President Moon Jae-in promised all-out support for the upcoming PyeongChang Paralympic Winter Games on Friday, calling the games a rare chance to improve conditions for all people with disabilities."I believe the PyeongChang Paralympic...

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Toyota Announces Changes to Board of Directors and Audit & Supervisory Board
 
 Toyota     2018-03-02 kl. 08:26     473 words
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?Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced today changes to its board of directors and audit & supervisory board.

"As an outside board member, we welcome Sir Philip Craven, the former president of the International Paralympic Committee.
 
   
Basketball funding to be discussed at 'emergency summit'
 
 BBC     2018-03-02 kl. 07:56     601 words
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The funding of basketball will be discussed at an "emergency summit" next week, Minister for Sport Tracey Crouch has confirmed.

With UK Sport it's our remit to fund sports which have the potential of Olympic and Paralympic success and basketball themselves would admit that at the moment they can't prove that success within the next two Olympic cycles.

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Scuttlebutt Europe #4040 - 2 March
 
 Scuttlebutt Europe     2018-03-02 kl. 07:51     3297 words
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In This Issue Day 1 RC44 Calero Marinas Cup Liverpool 2018 Wins Inaugural Clipper Race Sanya Serenity Coast In-Port Regatta Vestas 11Th Hour

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.
 
   
Installation of comfort women statue in front of university thwarted
 
 Korea Herald     2018-03-02 kl. 07:48     579 words
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The installation of a “comfort women” statue in front of a university in Seoul was thwarted right before the unveiling ceremony on Thursday, as the university and students protested its installation.

Paralympic Games that will be hosted from March 9 to 18 in the same province.
 
   
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 Belarussian Radio     2018-03-02 kl. 07:46     76 words
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:25 Belarusians start at Paralimpiad. 15 athletes to represent our country in two kinds of sports Today a large Belarusian delegation will leave for Pyeongchang. Our country will be represented in two kinds of sport, biathlon and ski races.

The opening of the Paralympic Games in South Korean Pyeongchang will take place on March 9.
 
   
Despite Doping Scandal, IOC Restores Russia's Olympic Membership
 
 LearningAndFinance     2018-03-02 kl. 07:44     457 words
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But the IOC said Wednesday that all remaining test results were negative, clearing the path for Russia's return to the Olympic fold.

The IOC decision to reinstate Russian Federation has no bearing on the International Paralympic Committee's earlier ruling to maintain the country's ban.
 
   
Friday’s best TV – Tones, Drones and Arpeggios; Requiem
 
 The Guardian     2018-03-02 kl. 07:41     590 words
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Charles Hazlewood takes a fascinating look at the hypnotic power of minimalist music, while doubt piles on doubt in the mysterious Requiem Tones,

Adam Hills, Alex Brooker and Josh Widdicombe –first thrown together to provide agile quips and quality bants for the 2012 summer Paralympics – show no sign of slowing down.
 
   
South Korea plans to send special envoy to Pyongyang
 
 Stars and Stripes     2018-03-02 kl. 07:36     510 words
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SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s president intends to send a special envoy to North Korea in a bid to extend the dialogue between the rivals that began during the Olympics and eased tensions on the divided peninsula.

added. “The two leaders committed to maintain close coordination.” North Korea’s agreement to participate in the Olympics and the March 8-18 Paralympics was a major diplomatic victory for Moon, who has made engagement with the North a
 
   
Swiss wheelchair racing champions make Potch their second home
 
 Potchefstroom Herald     2018-03-02 kl. 07:29     521 words
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A rare sight greeted athletes at the Kenneth McArthur Athletics track this month when Paralympic medallists and New York Marathon champions trained and raced their wheelchairs around the tartan turf.

A rare sight greeted athletes at the Kenneth McArthur Athletics track this month when Paralympic medallists and New York Marathon champions trained and raced their wheelchairs around the tartan turf.The Kenneth McArthur Athletics Track hosted the
 
   
Grants for Adaptive Sports Programs for Disabled Veterans and Disabled Members of the Armed Forces
 
 Grants.gov     2018-03-02 kl. 07:06     481 words
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Funding Opportunity ID: 301161 Opportunity Number: VA-ASG-2019-01 Opportunity Title: Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category

Paralympic classification of athletes, athlete assessment, sport-specific training techniques, program development (including programs at the local level), sports equipment, supplies, program evaluation, and other activities related to the
 
   
Kairat Kanafin will bear Kazakhstan’s flag in Paralympics 2018 opening
 
 Kazinform     2018-03-02 kl. 07:05     109 words
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ALMATY. KAZINFORM - The National Paralympic Committee has named the athlete who will be the flag bearer in the PyeongChang Games 2018, Kazinform reports.

Kairat Kanafin will bear Kazakhstan’s flag in Paralympics 2018 opening.... ALMATY. KAZINFORM - The National Paralympic Committee has named the athlete who will be the flag bearer in the PyeongChang Games 2018, Kazinform reports.Participant of the Paralympic...
 
   
Hoshide to become commander of International Space Station in 2020
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2018-03-02 kl. 07:03     323 words
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TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide will be onboard the International Space Station for about six months from around May 2020 and serve as commander of the ISS during the latter part of his stay, Japan's space agency said Friday.

"In 2020, athletes from around the world will meet in the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games," Hoshide said in a statement released by JAXA.
 
   
Paralyzed ex-UCONN basketball player now a curling Paralympian
 
 Greeley Tribune     2018-03-02 kl. 06:55     896 words
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N ORFOLK, Conn. — Steve Emt was rolling himself up a hill to a pie shop in Falmouth, Mass., when the coach of a wheelchair curling team noticed the former UConn basketball player. The shop's name was Pie in the Sky.

Paralyzed ex-UCONN basketball player now a curling Paralympian.... 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...
 
   
Lack of labour force: Is employing people over 50 an answer?
 
 Slovak Spectator     2018-03-02 kl. 06:50     664 words
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With the mounting difficulties in finding employees due to the lack of a qualified labour force, companies are starting to be more flexible.

They will try to follow previous successes at the 2018 Winter Paralympics in PyeongChang.
 
   
Bratislava holds concert to commemorate murdered journalist Ján Kuciak
 
 Slovak Spectator     2018-03-02 kl. 06:50     458 words
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Prominent Slovak musicians will perform at the concert organised by the open-air festival Pohoda.

They will try to follow previous successes at the 2018 Winter Paralympics in PyeongChang.
 
   
Brussels to look into suspicious agricultural subsidies
 
 Slovak Spectator     2018-03-02 kl. 06:50     531 words
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The Slovak Interior Ministry says help has been offered by international investigative institutions like Europol, the FBI and Scotland Yard.

They will try to follow previous successes at the 2018 Winter Paralympics in PyeongChang.
 
   
China to send 26 athletes to PyeongChang Winter Paralympics
 
 CGTN     2018-03-02 kl. 06:45     21 words
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- CGTN 2018-03-02 13:10 GMT+8 China to send 26 athletes to PyeongChang Winter Paralympics By Sports Scene Copyright © 

China to send 26 athletes to PyeongChang Winter Paralympics. -... CGTN 2018-03-02 13:10 GMT+8 China to send 26 athletes to PyeongChang Winter Paralympics By Sports Scene Copyright © . ...
 
   
Throwing Stones—US Olympic Win Stirs Interest In Curling
 
 Falmouth Enterprise     2018-03-02 kl. 06:32     1164 words
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When the US men’s curling team and captain John Shuster beat the top-ranked Swedish team to take the gold in PyeongChang, South Korea, last week, the

for the sport. At the Paralympics in PyeongChang this month, two members of the Cape Cod Curling Club, Meghan J.
 
   
Chinese delegation to PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games set up
 
 CCTVPLUS     2018-03-02 kl. 06:17     32 words
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ID : 8074844 Last Modified : 2018-03-02 12:13:17 Location : Beijing,China Category : sport Duration : 0'55 Audio Language : Chinese/Nats

Chinese delegation to PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games set up.
 
   
Parents spooked by abuse in youth sports set more limits
 
 Observer-Reporter     2018-03-02 kl. 06:09     962 words
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SEATTLE – With Olympic prodigies having just dazzled audiences worldwide, parents in the U.S. are reconciling the thrill of the gold with their fears from recent sexual abuse scandals in elite youth sports.

medical treatment. The U.S. 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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Paralympic Torch Coming to Seoul for First Time in 30 Years
 
 Korea Broadcasting System     2018-03-02 kl. 06:08     114 words
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The torch for the PyeongChang Paralympic Winter Games will be arriving in Seoul on Saturday. It will be the first time in 30 years for the torch to return to the capital after Seoul hosted the 1988 Paralympics.

Paralympic Torch Coming to Seoul for First Time in 30 Years.... The torch for the PyeongChang Paralympic Winter Games will be arriving in Seoul on Saturday.... It will be the first time in 30 years for the torch to return to the capital after Seoul hosted the 1988 Paralympics...
 
   
Medford's Fosbury chosen for prep hall
 
 Medford Mail Tribune     2018-03-02 kl. 05:45     278 words
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Dick Fosbury, who revolutionized the high jump when he developed the Fosbury Flop technique while a student at Medford High, is among 12 individuals chosen for the National High School Hall of Fame.

Olympians and Paralympians Association.
 
   
Celebrities Help Build Interest in Pyeongchang Paralympics
 
 Digital Chosun     2018-03-02 kl. 05:36     130 words
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Maintaining the spirit shown during the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, Koreans are making individual efforts to ensure that the Winter Paralympics are just as successful.

Celebrities Help Build Interest in Pyeongchang Paralympics.... Maintaining the spirit shown during the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, Koreans are making individual efforts to ensure that the Winter Paralympics are just as successful.People are...
 
   
PyeongChang 2018: Fourth IPC Academy Campus to take place
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-03-02 kl. 05:36     509 words
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The event-based learning initiative gives stakeholders of major sports events the chance to learn from peers The fourth edition of the

The event-based learning initiative gives stakeholders of major sports events the chance to learn from peers The fourth edition of the. ...International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Academy Campus will take place between 6 and 18 March 2018 at the
 
   
Sam Rizzo selected for Commonwealth Games
 
 Ballarat Courier     2018-03-02 kl. 05:35     338 words
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Teenage wheelchair para-athlete Sam Rizzo is Ballarat’s newest Commonwealth Games representative. The Damascus College Year 12 student will compete in the T53-T54 1500 metres on the Gold Coast next month.

Rizzo, who is coached by Geelong-based Paralympic gold medallist Richard Colman and also gets training support from the WestVic Academy of Sport, plans to make the most of the experience.
 
   
13-year-old Casey Kaufhold zaps adult archery records with Olympic bow and arrow
 
 Buckmasters     2018-03-02 kl. 05:34     813 words
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Photo: Archer Casey Kaufhold, 13, has set the highest score of any woman in U.S. history at any age, breaking the senior, junior and cadet national records:  – Photo Courtesy Rob Kaufhold. At the U.S. National Indoor Championships in Lancaster, Penn.

USA Archery selects and trains Olympic, Paralympic, World Championship, and World Cup teams, as well as developing archery at the grassroots level across the United States.  For more information visit  www.usarchery.org .
 
   
Qvest Media Equips ARD and ZDF for Winter Games
 
 C+T Magazine     2018-03-02 kl. 05:29     692 words
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Qvest Media supplemented the technical resources for German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF for transmissions from the Winter Games in South Korea.

Following the Winter Games, the equipment will remain another month in Pyeongchang, where it will be used for the Paralympics beginning on 9 March 2018.
 
   
Sled hockey skates on inclusiveness, fun
 
 WAND TV     2018-03-02 kl. 05:24     208 words
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DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) — Jack Sanders is one of the best hockey players you don’t know about. His shot was good enough to help Team USA win gold at the 2002 Winter Paralympics in Salt Lake City. “It was just surreal,” Sanders said.

His shot was good enough to help Team USA win gold at the 2002 Winter Paralympics in Salt Lake City. “It was just surreal,” Sanders said.“It’s almost like you leave one world and go to another.” Now, Sanders is passing on his moves to the
 
   
Celebrities Help Build Interest in Pyeongchang Paralympics
 
 Enews.Shafaqna.com     2018-03-02 kl. 05:00     13 words
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Maintaining the spirit shown during the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Koreans are making

Celebrities Help Build Interest in Pyeongchang Paralympics.
 
   
A blue-checked character will be the mascot for the Olympics and a pink cherry blossom-inspired one for the Paralympics
 
 EuroNews     2018-03-02 kl. 04:59     154 words
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Mascot-loving Japan has unveiled two new characters as the mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games. A blue-checked character will be the one for the Olympics and a pink cherry blossom-inspired one for the Paralympics.

A blue-checked character will be the mascot for the Olympics and a pink cherry blossom-inspired one for the Paralympics.... A blue-checked character will be the one for the Olympics and a pink cherry blossom-inspired one for the Paralympics.Organisers...
 
   
PyeongChang 2018: What to watch on day 5
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-03-02 kl. 04:36     334 words
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Alpine skiing slalom, cross-country sprint, Para ice hockey and wheelchair curling to be contested Para ice hockey playoffs will begin, more

continues on the fifth day of competition (14 March) at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games .... The vision impaired will be highly-competitive, with NPA athlete and defending slalom Paralympic champion Valerii Redkozubov facing Canada’s Sochi...
 
   
South Korea to send envoy to North following Olympics invitation
 
 KAKE TV     2018-03-02 kl. 04:18     639 words
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By Stella Ko and James Griffiths CNN SEOUL (CNN) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in is sending a special envoy to North Korea, following Pyongyang's successful participation in the Winter Olympics.

According to the Yonhap news agency, officials in Seoul have said they will announce a date for the resumption of the Key Resolve and Foal Eagle exercises after the Paralympics, which finish on March 18.

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Bills, notes and bonds take center stage
 
 Nevada Appeal     2018-03-02 kl. 04:17     562 words
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U.S. Treasuries are offering a lesson in supply and demand. Last week, the U.S. Treasury auctioned $258 billion in bonds. Treasury auctions are the way the United States government finances its debt.

Not every American Olympian and Paralympian is a household name.
 
   
Former Giants great Tim Lincecum close to signing with Rangers
 
 LearningAndFinance     2018-03-02 kl. 04:17     468 words
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The Angels signed Lincecum, who pitched phenomenally in Anaheim his debut, but was eventually demoted to the minor leagues after his ERA soared to 9.16 and his record dropped to 2-6.

The Paralympic Mascot is a cool character with cherry tactile sense and supernatural power.
 
   
Ankara kills 2222 terrorists in Afrin operation
 
 LearningAndFinance     2018-03-02 kl. 04:17     489 words
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Turkish authorities said the operation aims to establish security and stability along the nation's borders.

The Paralympic Mascot is a cool character with cherry tactile sense and supernatural power.
 
   
Fearnley to bookend career with home Games
 
 Newcastle Herald     2018-03-02 kl. 04:04     326 words
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Newcastle’s Kurt Fearnley will bookend his career with home Games after being officially announced on the Australian athletics team.

It comes half-a-lifetime after launching himself onto the international sporting scene at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and Paralympics, aged just 18. “To be able to bookend my career in the green and gold with a home games on the Gold Coast after
 
   
Classroom of the Week: Camp VISION sees nothing but possibilities for visually impaired youths
 
 Berkshire Eagle     2018-03-02 kl. 03:45     907 words
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By PITTSFIELD — You don't have to see to believe and feel the transformative power of Camp VISION. The 17-year running program began as a summer camp program serving Visually Impaired Students In Our Neighborhoods.

The students' first lesson, held a Jiminy Peak, was led with the help of Kim Seevers, a Team USA alpine ski guide and 2014 paralympian who has participated in the Sochi and PyeongChang Winter Games.
 
   
‘End corruption in sports, uphold national image’
 
 Berita Daily     2018-03-02 kl. 03:44     599 words
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Last Updated 2nd March, 2018, 10:20 AM Ahmad Zahid Hamidi says Malaysian sports is often tainted by various issues which ruin the image of the whole

The annual event witnessed the national track cycling champion Mohd Azizulhasni Awang and world para athletics champion Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli named as the winner of the Best Athlete and Best Paralympic Athlete Awards.
 
   
Japan's Cute Blue and Pink Mascots Are Here To Boost The Tokyo 2020 Olympics
 
 Forbes.com     2018-03-02 kl. 03:44     869 words
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Japan is a country obsessed with cuteness, known as "kawaii (???)," where everyone -- even the Tokyo Police -- has a mascot.

Japan is a country obsessed with cuteness, known as "kawaii (???)," where everyone -- even the Tokyo Police -- has a mascot.Now that the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, which will be held in Tokyo, have unveiled their own official mascots --
 
   
News18.com Daybreak | Centre Clears Fugitive Offenders Bills, Karti Sent to CBI Custody and Other Stories You May Have Missed
 
 News18.com     2018-03-02 kl. 03:43     655 words
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In its attempt to clamp down on fugitives like Nirav Modi and Vijay Mallya, the Union Cabinet has approved the  Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill  that will enable it to confiscate the assets of such fraudsters.

The Paralympic Committee of India has suspended him for three years.

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Will the Spirit of the Olympics Temper Kim’s “Wedge Strategy”?
 
 National Journal     2018-03-02 kl. 03:39     806 words
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The Olympics first introduced the world to the concept of “ékécheiria,” meaning to “lay down arms.” The ancient Greeks developed the idea in order to allow athletes, artists, and spectators to travel safely to the competition.

When the Paralympic Games end in South Korea on March 18, observers hope North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will decide to capitalize on that goodwill by slowing or stopping his nuclear-missile tests.
 
   
Battle Begins with Gill Commodore’s Cup
 
 Scuttlebutt Sailing News     2018-03-02 kl. 03:37     423 words
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) – The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta started with a bang today, with 68 of the 100 teams taking to the water for the event’s separately scored Gill Commodore’s Cup.

Paralympic sailor Brad Kendall trimming the main. “We have an awesome crew sailing with us and the conditions really worked well for the boat today,” said Harvey who has raced in the regatta for the past 15 years and is always a top contender
 
   
U.S. Envoy Rules out Possibility of Further Delays for Korea-U.S. Drills
 
 Digital Chosun     2018-03-02 kl. 03:33     266 words
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Acting U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Marc Knapper said Wednesday that the U.S. is not interested in any talks with North Korea if that would mean merely giving time for the regime to develop more nuclear weapons.

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen will head a U.S. delegation to the Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang, which open next week.
 
   
KanLAHI Festival features 2nd national painting competition
 
 Manila Bulletin     2018-03-02 kl. 03:32     610 words
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, 10:29 AM By Lyka Manalo A total of 197 artists from different regions and provinces in the country joined the 2nd national painting

He said some of the highlights in the event this year are the paralympics for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), Mutya ng Kanlahi, Mr.
 
   
Local News 10 minutes ago Bowl ‘em up for future sports champs
 
 Camden Haven Courier     2018-03-02 kl. 03:19     284 words
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Join in the fun and get your team together for the 12th Annual Mayor’s Sporting Fund - Pycon Homes & Constructions Bowls Day Challenge. Registrations are now open for this year’s event to be held on Friday, March 23 at Port City Bowling Club.

Some of the region’s local athletes who have benefited from funding have gone on to represent Australia, including Olympian James Magnussen and Paralympian Ryley Batt. “This is the 12th consecutive year that the annual bowls day challenge

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Olympic Games Mascots revealed for Tokyo 2020
 
 LearningAndFinance     2018-03-02 kl. 03:13     435 words
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Tokyo 2020 revealed two teleporting and telekinetic, cartoonish and futurisitic-looking creatures that will serve as the Olympic and Paralympic Games mascots .

Tokyo 2020 revealed two teleporting and telekinetic, cartoonish and futurisitic-looking creatures that will serve as the Olympic and Paralympic Games mascots .The decision to chose the mascots were given to school students across the nation who
 
   
Disability as an ability
 
 Fiji Times     2018-03-02 kl. 03:10     583 words
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A pillar of hope and strength to people living with disability today, Paralympic and table tennis champion Mere Rodan shares her success as an empowering tool to motivate people who are slowly coping with disability in Fiji.

A pillar of hope and strength to people living with disability today, Paralympic and table tennis champion Mere Rodan shares her success as an empowering tool to motivate people who are slowly coping with disability in Fiji.Mrs Rodan, who is the
 
   
Opinion 2 March 2018 Blue-sky thinking in an overcast world
 
 Victoria University of Wellington     2018-03-02 kl. 02:48     727 words
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Are you optimistic about the future? And what does that future look like?

The speakers ranged from economists to paralympians, farmers to academics, and addressed a full house at Victoria University of Wellington’s Pipitea campus, outlining how New Zealanders could live as individuals, organisations and a community 50
 
   
Superheroes picked for Tokyo 2020
 
 Solonews.net     2018-03-02 kl. 02:45     305 words
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The winning designs were submitted by Ryo Taniguchi, who was shocked about the win.

"The role of the mascots will include communicating the Olympic and Paralympic spirit, and contributing to the excitement of the Games during the opening and closing ceremonies, at Games venues and around town".... "We would like to convey the values of the sports and values of the Olympics and Paralympic...
 
   
Elite and excel: Canadian wheelchair athletes training at ERAU
 
 Daytona Beach News Journal     2018-03-02 kl. 02:03     598 words
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DAYTONA BEACH — Canada has sent a delegation of elite athletes to practice at Embry-Riddle’s track and field complex this week.

At the tip of this operation is national team coach Rick Reelie, who won nine Paralympic Games medals, including five golds, as a wheelchair competitor. “It’s my job to make sure our elite athletes have the best opportunity and environment to

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Paralympics Competitor Mike Shea Shares Experiences At Northlake Hills Elementary School
 
 KHTS AM-1220     2018-03-02 kl. 02:02     1075 words
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Paralympics snowboarding competitor and Santa Clarita Valley resident Mike Shea is headed to Korea, but will first talk about his journey with Northlake Hills Elementary School.

Paralympics Competitor Mike Shea Shares Experiences At Northlake Hills Elementary School.... Paralympics snowboarding competitor and Santa Clarita Valley resident Mike Shea is headed to Korea, but will first talk about his journey with Northlake Hills...
 
   
Yonhap news advisory for Friday March 2
 
 Yonhap News Agency     2018-03-02 kl. 01:43     114 words
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Paralympics torch lighting ceremonies.
 
   
Charlotte and Jamie crowned at Sports Awards
 
 Manx Radio     2018-03-02 kl. 01:36     170 words
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Share on Messenger Share on Messenger Share on Twitter Share on Whatsapp Packed Royal Hall for event Double British swimming champion Charlotte

They were named at a packed Villa Marina Royal Hall with five-time Paralympic swimming champion Ellie Simmonds as guest of honour at the awards.
 
   
2017 Isle of Man Sports Awards - winners announced
 
 IOMIPA     2018-03-02 kl. 01:35     681 words
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The Isle of Man’s top sporting heroes were honoured at the Isle of Man Sports Awards, held at the Villa Marina this evening.

In attendance was guest of honour and five-time Paralympic swimming champion, Ellie Simmonds OBE.
 
   
Trump's mixed messages on peninsula issue are dangerous
 
 CHINAdaily USA     2018-03-02 kl. 01:35     657 words
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US President Donald Trump addresses a joint news conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in the East Room of the White House in Washington, US, Feb 23, 2018.

Pyongyang has also offered to send a 20-member delegation next Wednesday to the March 9-18 Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics.

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Azizulhasni bags his second SAM-100Plus award on the trot
 
 thestar.com.my     2018-03-02 kl. 01:28     461 words
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KUALA LUMPUR: A timely recognition has boosted the morale of Azizulhasni Awang (pic) ahead of the World Track Cycling Championships in Apeldoorn, Holland.

Ziyad Zolkefli earned the Best Paralympic Award for his golden triumph at the World Para Athletics Championships in London last year.
 
   
US-S Korea drills to start in early April
 
 Special Broadcasting Service     2018-03-02 kl. 01:14     165 words
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South Korea and the United States will start a joint military exercise postponed until after the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in early April, a South Korean presidential security adviser says.

South Korea and the United States will start a joint military exercise postponed until after the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in early April, a South Korean presidential security adviser says.Moon Chung-in, speaking at a seminar in Washington,
 
   
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Organising committee unveils futuristic mascots
 
 LearningAndFinance     2018-03-02 kl. 01:13     483 words
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Masaaki Komiya, vice-director general of the Tokyo 2020 organising committee, said the panel expected to announce the names later this year.

The 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympic games are set to be held in Tokyo- the second time the city would be hosting the Olympics- and commonly known as Tokyo 2020, will be held between 24 July to 9 August, and 25 August to 6 September 2020
 
   
Island officials off to Paralympics
 
 Comox Valley Record     2018-03-02 kl. 01:10     399 words
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As race director for cross-country skiing and biathlon, Black Creek resident Len Apedaile will be leading a 10-person team of officials at the Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Island officials off to Paralympics.... As race director for cross-country skiing and biathlon, Black Creek resident Len Apedaile will be leading a 10-person team of officials at the Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.Past president of...

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Calgary must be cautious
 
 Penticton Herald     2018-03-02 kl. 00:58     373 words
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Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi is right again, this time on his “warm and fuzzy” quip about the possibility of Calgary bidding for the 2026 Winter Olympics.

Some of the facilities built for Pyeongchang will be destroyed at the conclusion of the Paralympics.
 
   
No guts, no glory, says award-winning director
 
 thestar.com.my     2018-03-02 kl. 00:54     744 words
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PETALING JAYA: To carve a name in the film industry here, aspiring women film directors must be prepared to persevere through the hard times.

Just do it,” explains Tunku Mona, who hopes to direct a movie based on paralympian athlete Ridzuan Puzi, who is the 100m gold medallist T37 (cerebral palsy) in the 2016 Rio Paralympics.
 
   
Tokyo 2020 Olympic mascots have been chosen
 
 ABC Online     2018-03-02 kl. 00:38     483 words
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Related Story: Japan faces water quality issues ahead of 2020 Olympic Games They can teleport, move objects with their mind and talk to stones and the wind — they're the official mascots of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Related Story: Japan faces water quality issues ahead of 2020 Olympic Games They can teleport, move objects with their mind and talk to stones and the wind — they're the official mascots of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.After...

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Paralympian from Wawa headed to South Korea
 
 CTV News     2018-03-02 kl. 00:27     20 words
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CTV Northern Ontario’s Tony Ryma interviews Colton Liddle, a snowboarder from Wawa, as he prepares for the Paralympic Games.

Paralympian from Wawa headed to South Korea.... CTV Northern Ontario’s Tony Ryma interviews Colton Liddle, a snowboarder from Wawa, as he prepares for the Paralympic Games.
 
   
Mr. T would like to remind you about the 2018 Winter Paralympics
 
 USA TODAY     2018-03-02 kl. 00:14     84 words
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Action icon and curling aficionado Mr. T was one of Team USA’s most vocal fans during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang – but the competition isn’t over.

Mr. T would like to remind you about the 2018 Winter Paralympics.... T was one of Team USA’s most vocal fans during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang – but the competition isn’t over.The 2018 Winter Paralympics will begin with the Opening...
 
   
This model just lost her second leg to toxic shock syndrome
 
 Pulse.ng     2018-03-02 kl. 00:08     468 words
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Model Lauren Wasser lost her right leg to toxic shock syndrome in 2012 when she was just 24 years old. Lauren Wasser contracted toxic shock syndrome from a tampon in 2012.

Paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy also posted about Lauren’s progress. “Today I stopped by the hospital to visit @theimpossiblemuse !

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NFA, China FA in friendly talk
 
 Namibian     2018-03-02 kl. 00:07     503 words
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THE Brave Warriors could be lining up against the People's Republic of China's Dragons in the near future after the Namibia Football Association accepted a proposal from their counterparts for a friendly international.

While China excels at the Olympics and Paralympics, it has only ever qualified for one football World Cup, in 2002.
 
   
There are lots of positive examples for those who are not physically active
 
 The National     2018-03-02 kl. 00:05     765 words
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YOUTH Sport Trust recently released their 2017 Impact Report and whilst for the purposes of this report their research focussed specifically on England, I have no reason to believe that in Scotland our stats would be any better.

Isabel took part in seven Paralympic games, winning nine gold medals, plus three silvers and four bronzes in a range of sports including swimming, discus, shot and javelin.
 
   
Johannes från Nedraby gräver guld i Pyeongchang
 
 Ystads Allehanda Plus     2018-03-02 kl. 00:01     665 words
 
På torsdagen åkte Johannes Andersson till Pyeongchang - för att gräva guld i snön. Skidåkaren från Nedraby utanför Ystad kan bli den första sydöstskåningen någonsin, att vinna en paralympisk guldmedalj.

Skidåkaren från Nedraby utanför Ystad kan bli den första sydöstskåningen någonsin, att vinna en paralympisk guldmedalj.Johannes Andersson är något så exotiskt som en skidåkare - från Nedraby.... Nu är Johannes och Zebastian guldfavoriter vid Paralympics...
 
   
Inget medaljregn att vänta i Pyeongchang
 
 Dagens Nyheter - Login     2018-03-02 kl. 00:00     529 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...
 
   
Get To Know The 2018 Paralympic Sled Team
 
 USA Hockey     2018-03-01 kl. 23:49     75 words
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GET TO KNOW What is your favorite USA Hockey moment? The U.S. National Sled Hockey Team winning back-to-back Paralympic golds.  Who is your favorite super hero? Daredevil What are your favorite professional and college teams/athletes?

Get To Know The 2018 Paralympic Sled Team.... The U.S. National Sled Hockey Team winning back-to-back Paralympic golds.  Who is your favorite super hero?
 
   
Major League Triathlon To Return To Colorado In 2018
 
 Trizone     2018-03-01 kl. 23:45     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...
 
   
Celebrity Bake Off: Who are the contestants? When does it start?
 
 BT.com     2018-03-01 kl. 23:42     860 words
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The oven gloves are off for this year’s celebrity cake competition, the first on Channel 4 and the first in support of Stand Up To Cancer.

Kadeena Cox Paralympian Kadeena won gold medals at the games in Rio for both track sprinting and cycling time trials.
 
   
Paralympic Sled Hockey Visit - Shirley Ryan AbilityLab 2018-03-01 20:33
 
 TaableNote News     2018-03-01 kl. 23:19     40 words
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Paralympic Sled Hockey Visit: Recently, Paralympic USA Hockey gold medal hopefuls paid a special visit to the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. We wish the team--which includes five of our players--good luck as they head to PyeongChang. Go Team USA!

Paralympic Sled Hockey Visit -... Paralympic Sled Hockey Visit:... Recently, Paralympic USA Hockey gold medal hopefuls paid a special visit to the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.
 
   
Airline pilot acquitted of charges he posted nude photos of ex-girlfriend
 
 Denver Post     2018-03-01 kl. 23:16     273 words
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An Adams County jury has acquitted an airline pilot of illegally posting onto the internet nude photos of an ex-girlfriend — a three-time Paralympian who sued him for damages for the alleged conduct.

An Adams County jury has acquitted an airline pilot of illegally posting onto the internet nude photos of an ex-girlfriend — a three-time Paralympian who sued him for damages for the alleged conduct.Along with the misdemeanor criminal charge for
 
   
World Para Swimming World Series to resume in Copenhagen
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-03-01 kl. 23:11     170 words
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The 2018 edition of the World Para Swimming World Series season will begin tomorrow in Copenhagen. A total of 215 swimmers from 26 countries are expected in the Danish capital, with 28 medal events to be contested at Bellahoej Svoemmestadion.

Quadruple Paralympic gold medallist Sarah Louise Rung is set to be one of the key names in action, with the Norwegian winning four titles at last year's World Championships in Mexico City.... Marc Evers is another Paralympic gold medallist set to compete © Dutch Paralympic...
 
   
Group representing Olympic Athletes calling on Congress for reforms
 
 KOAA.com     2018-03-01 kl. 23:07     147 words
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The Athletes Advisory Council has sent a letter to the USOC Board of Directors seeking systemic reforms in the wake of the gymnastics sex abuse scandal.

The group outlines several reforms they would like to see take place, including revising the Amateur Sports Act to improve the voices of the athletes at all levels of the Olympic and Paralympic movement. .
 
   
Koreas hold talks on NK's participation in Paralympics
 
 Solonews.net     2018-03-01 kl. 23:02     321 words
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At last month's inter-Korean talks, the North said it would send a 150-member delegation made up of athletes, musicians and cheerleaders to the Paralympics.

Koreas hold talks on NK's participation in Paralympics.... At last month's inter-Korean talks, the North said it would send a 150-member delegation made up of athletes, musicians and cheerleaders to the Paralympics.The International Paralympics...
 
   
USA Shooting Announces Staffing Changes
 
 USA Shooting.org     2018-03-01 kl. 22:33     454 words
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) USA Shooting announced today a series of staffing changes within the National Office in Colorado Springs. Pete Carson has been promoted to Director of Operations for USA Shooting.

Chuck Platt has been named as National Paralympic Coach.... Platt was named an Assistant National Team Coach for Pistol in early 2016 and served as an assistant coach at the 2016 Paralympic Games.... Prior to his promotion to National Paralympic Coach, Platt has also served as Team Leader and Assistant Coach at several Paralympic...
 
   
The biggest threat to women in South Africa is their partners
 
 United Church Observer     2018-03-01 kl. 22:28     3156 words
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Maybe she’s just skipping work,” Tracy* frantically thought as she drove to her friend and co-worker Vuyi Poni’s house on the morning of Jan. 2, 2017. “Maybe she’s still at that massive party or wherever she went [for New Year’s].

The trial attracted media attention from around the world, partly because of Pistorius’s fame as a former Olympian and Paralympian.
 
   
Japanese School Children Choose 2020 Tokyo Olympics Mascots- Futuristic Superheroes!
 
 GraffioTech.com     2018-03-01 kl. 22:16     301 words
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The designer of winning mascots Ryo Taniguchi attends a news conference after Tokyo Olympics organizers unveiled the mascots for the Tokyo 2020

Futuristic Superheroes!The designer of winning mascots Ryo Taniguchi attends a news conference after Tokyo Olympics organizers unveiled the mascots for the Tokyo 2020. ...Olympics and Paralympics selected by popular vote by elementary students
 
   
Para swimmer banned over sexual harassment
 
 Chandigarh Tribune     2018-03-01 kl. 22:12     205 words
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Also in this section Bengaluru, March 1 Veteran para swimmer Prasanta Karmakar was on Thursday slapped with a three-year suspension by

Also in this section Bengaluru, March 1 Veteran para swimmer Prasanta Karmakar was on Thursday slapped with a three-year suspension by. ...the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) for alleged harassment of female swimmers during the National Para
 
   
01.03.2018 18:04 Sports Fifteen athletes to represent Belarus at 2018 Winter Paralympics
 
 BelaPAN     2018-03-01 kl. 22:10     17 words
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19:40 Politics, Sports European Olympic Committees satisfied with Belarus’ preparations for 2019 European Games, president

01.03.2018 18:04 Sports Fifteen athletes to represent Belarus at 2018 Winter Paralympics.
 
   
Alliance for Disability Awareness, Disability Services to host events for Disability Awareness Month
 
 Ball State Daily News     2018-03-01 kl. 22:01     910 words
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March is Disability Awareness Month and the Alliance for Disability Awareness, ADA, and the Disabilities Services office are partnering with the Governor’s Council on People with Disabilities to host a variety of events to celebrate.

A conversation about the book “Gimp,” a memoir  by Mark Zupan, a paralympic athlete and the documentary star of the Academy Award nominated ‘Murderball,’ will be held on March 26. “We were just thinking about it from perspective of

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USADA Taps 7SBio for New, Friendlier Blood Collection Process for Athletes
 
 Flagship Ventures     2018-03-01 kl. 21:47     672 words
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March 1, 2018 — The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) today announced the launch of a pilot program for a new blood collection process designed to advance the athlete experience, enable more blood collections, and increase sample longevity.

athletes worldwide, including doping detection and deterrence programs in Olympic, Paralympic and emerging sport. “It’s an amazing new tool that has the potential to increase doping deterrence and more easily introduce young athletes in an

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Team Navy Ready for DOD Warrior Games
 
 Navy News Stand     2018-03-01 kl. 21:37     510 words
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By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kristopher S. Haley, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command Public Affairs JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

Approximately 70 athletes competed in various paralympic-style events, including track and field, swimming, shooting, archery, sitting volleyball, cycling and wheelchair basketball.
 
   
Column: Ski touring in the Gaspé
 
 Sicamous Eagle Valley News     2018-03-01 kl. 21:36     605 words
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Eat, sleep, ski! What a way to spend our six days on the Gaspé Peninsula late February.

As well, our very own Natalie Wilkie will head to PyeongChang, Korea, to compete in the Paralympics nordic skiing events March 9-18.

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USOC CEO Steps Down Citing Health; Investigation Ongoing
 
 NonProfit Times     2018-03-01 kl. 21:36     626 words
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The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is seeking new leadership and a new path forward, less than a week following the conclusion of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Summer Olympics and Paralympics to Los Angeles.
 
   
A timeline of Scott Blackmun's US Olympic Committee career
 
 Colorado Springs Gazette     2018-03-01 kl. 21:01     615 words
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South Korea's Pyeongchang is the host city of the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games which will be held in February 2018.
 
   
Japan Chooses Superhero Mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
 
 Yahoo! News     2018-03-01 kl. 20:59     233 words
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(TOKYO) — The schoolchildren have had their say: A pair of futuristic digital characters will be the mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics. Organizers unveiled the winning designs at a school in Tokyo on Wednesday.

A pair of futuristic digital characters will be the mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.... The winning pair, clad in the “ichimatsu” checkered pattern of the Games’ official logo, received 109,041 votes. “The Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
North Korea Accused By U.S. of Using Talks As Stalling Tactic to Continue Nuclear Weapons Programs
 
 MSNBC Newsweek     2018-03-01 kl. 20:57     719 words
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The acting ambassador to South Korea accused North Korea of using talks with the U.S. and South Korea as a stalling tactic to continue building its burgeoning weapons programs.

It had paused them, in deference to the Olympics in South Korea and plans to take exercises up again in April, after the Paralympics. “We made the decision to de-conflict the exercise, a gesture out of respect to the spirit of the Olympics and

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Ground Zero in Korea: Thinking about talking about talks
 
 World Tribune     2018-03-01 kl. 20:33     1065 words
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Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk U.S. officials remain deeply skeptical of North Korea’s intentions while South Korea’s President Moon Jae-In seeks to build on the momentum toward negotiations in the aftermath of the Winter Olympics.

He may say nothing while the regime spews anti-American rhetoric while South Korea and the U.S. go ahead with annual military exercises after the Paralympic in March.... If North Korea resumes missile tests in the aftermath of the Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
South Korea Tells U.S. It Will Send Envoy to North Korea
 
 New York Times     2018-03-01 kl. 20:26     801 words
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President Moon Jae-in of South Korea notified President Trump on Thursday that his government would send an envoy to North Korea to help arrange talks between the North and the United States.

Mr. Moon’s government says that the allies will announce their plans regarding the joint war games after the Paralympics end in Pyeongchang on March 18.

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‘Maks, Val & Peta’ to stop in Akron
 
 Leader Online     2018-03-01 kl. 20:22     933 words
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3/1/2018 - West Side Leader       By Ariel Hakim “Maks, Val & Peta Live On Tour: Confidential,” featuring “Dancing With the Stars”

Val was professional partner to ESPN host and former Paralympic Games swimmer Victoria Arlen, who of the three couples went furthest, making it to the semifinals.
 
   
New Volkswagen Touareg sets out for Beijing
 
 Slovak Spectator     2018-03-01 kl. 20:17     423 words
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Long-distance world record holder Rainer Zietlow will drive the car to its premiere. Ralf Sacht, left and Rainer Zietlow at the start of Touareg of the third generation.

They will try to follow previous successes at the 2018 Winter Paralympics in PyeongChang.
 
   
Strong showing for Salmon Arm in the B.C. games
 
 Salmon Arm Observer     2018-03-01 kl. 20:05     683 words
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The competitions in Kamloops for the 2018 B.C. Winter Games wrapped up on Sunday, Feb. 25, seeing one of the largest annual gatherings of youth athletes in the province come to a close for another year.

A total of 18 sports are included in the competitions, including four events for disabled athletes.
 
   
The US and North Korea resume their gamesmanship after Olympic lull
 
 Nikkei Asian Review     2018-03-01 kl. 19:22     593 words
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WASHINGTON/SEOUL The closing of the Winter Olympics opens a new chapter in the high-stakes gamesmanship between the U.S. and North Korea.

For now, both Washington and Pyongyang are focusing on the period after the Pyeongchang Paralympics wrap up on March 18.... Speaking to Seoul through military channels, Washington ruled out any further delays on the drills past the Paralympics, as well...
 
   
USA Triathlon names 2017 Elite Athletes of the Year, Presented by Garmin
 
 Triathlonbusiness.com     2018-03-01 kl. 19:22     1199 words
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USA Triathlon has announced its 2017 Elite Triathletes of the Year presented by Garmin, a talented roster that includes several world and national champions. Selections were determined by the USA Triathlon Athlete Advisory Council.

Hammer returned to the podium with a bronze at the ITU Paratriathlon World Championships after placing fourth at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.