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Vänsterpartiet i Härnösand presenterar sina kandidater till kommunfullmäktige
 
 Allehanda.se     2018-03-05 kl. 08:09     386 words
 
Vänsterpartiet i Härnösand har valt och listat sina kandidater till kommunfullmäktige. De två översta namnen på listan är Ingrid Nilsson som är majoritetsföreträdare och sitter i kommunstyrelsen samt Martin Neldén som är ordförande i styrelsen.

Åke är även aktiv inom handikappidrotten.
 
   
Sveriges guldhopp: "Paralympics är så mycket större"
 
 SVT Nyheter     2018-03-04 kl. 15:52     195 words
 
Publicerad: för 2 timmar sedan Uppdaterad: för 2 timmar sedan Zebastian Modin: "Det är dit jag vill nå" Fyra medaljer i Paralympics, ett guld och tre silver i VM och två raka segrar i den totala världscupen.

Sveriges guldhopp: "Paralympics är så mycket större".... "Det är dit jag vill nå" Fyra medaljer i Paralympics, ett guld och tre silver i VM och två raka segrar i den totala världscupen.Sveriges Zebastian Modin tillhör den absoluta världseliten inom...
 
   
Kungaparet åker på skidresa - kan missa Madeleines bebis
 
 Expressen     2018-03-04 kl. 14:34     475 words
 
Kungen och drottningen riskerar att missa födseln av sitt sjunde barnbarn. På ...

Kungen och drottningen riskerar att missa födseln av sitt sjunde barnbarn. På ...
 
   
Aron Andersson kör igen efter Nattvasan: "Slut redan nu"
 
 SVT Nyheter     2018-03-04 kl. 09:45     124 words
 
Publicerad: för 2 timmar sedan Uppdaterad: för 1 timme sedan Aron Andersson: "Jag är helt slut redan nu" SVT:s paralympicsexpert Aron Andersson kom tidigt igår morse i mål efter att ha kämpat sig igenom Nattvasan,

"Jag är helt slut redan nu" SVT:s paralympicsexpert Aron Andersson kom tidigt igår morse i mål efter att ha kämpat sig igenom Nattvasan,nu är han återigen i spåret för att fullfölja de nio milen mellan Sälen och Mora.
 
   
Paralympics - flera svenska medaljchanser
 
 TV4 Play     2018-03-04 kl. 08:46     18 words
 
Snart drar Paralympics igång och det här är det svenska medaljhoppen att hålla koll på. Anna Brolin berättar.

Paralympics - flera svenska medaljchanser.... Snart drar Paralympics igång och det här är det svenska medaljhoppen att hålla koll på.
 
   
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South Korea delegation to propose Pyongyang-Washington talks
 
 CNN     2018-03-05 kl. 08:27     937 words
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(CNN)A high-ranking South Korean delegation headed to North Korea Monday, where they will raise the possibility of talks between Pyongyang and Washington.

The two Koreas are now negotiating the details of North Korea's participation in the Paralympic Winter Games later this month.... South Korea and the United States are scheduled to hold annual military drills after the Paralympics, South Korean Defense...

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Paralympian graces Senate flag-raising rite
 
 Concept News Central     2018-03-05 kl. 08:08     157 words
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- 2 TABLE tennis paralympian Josephine Rebeta Medina (5th from left) poses with Senate officials led by Senate Secretary Lutgardo Barbo (4th from right) after her speech at the morning flag rites, Monday, March 5, 2018.

Paralympian graces Senate flag-raising rite. -... 2 TABLE tennis paralympian Josephine Rebeta Medina (5th from left) poses with Senate officials led by Senate Secretary Lutgardo Barbo (4th from right) after her speech at the morning flag rites, Monday,...
 
   
Disabled Kids Score with Sled Hockey
 
 VOA News     2018-03-05 kl. 07:57     74 words
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Sled hockey, or sledge hockey as it’s known in many parts of the world, may be the next curling.

Sled hockey, or sledge hockey as it’s known in many parts of the world, may be the next curling.The Paralympic sport is rapidly gaining popularity in the US, especially in New York City, where a group of young people take to the ice each week to
 
   
3 former SMAP mates team up for song to cheer on parasports
 
 Asahi.com     2018-03-05 kl. 07:33     200 words
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As about 17,000 spectators clapped enthusiastically at a venue in Tokyo, three former members of the hugely popular male idol group SMAP sang their new song on March 4.

Kusanagi has served as a special supporter of the Nippon Foundation Paralympic Support Center, an organizer of the event, along with Goro Inagaki, 44, and Shingo Katori, 41, since Nov.
 
   
Carly Salmon on a high after Commonwealth Games selection
 
 Wagga Wagga Daily Advertiser     2018-03-05 kl. 07:16     366 words
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Wagga’s Carly Salmon was almost speechless after learning she will be running for Australia at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games next month. “There’s no words for it, really,” Salmon said. “I’m just really, really excited.

qualifying period, so I had a fair idea I’d make the team but going into the Rio Paralympic Games I was quite confident I’d be on the team but wasn’t successful, so I’ve tried to keep a level head,” she said.
 
   
South Korean team heads to North in bid to bring U.S., North to nuclear talks
 
 Reuters UK     2018-03-05 kl. 06:52     555 words
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SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean delegation led by senior security officials will leave for North Korea on Monday, a presidential official said, aiming to bring together Pyongyang and Washington for talks on the North’s nuclear programme.

Pyongyang has also fretted over a joint U.S.-South Korea military exercise, which it sees as practice for war, and which South Korean officials have said will start next month as planned, after being postponed for the Olympics and Paralympics.

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Toyota names most diverse board yet
 
 Automotive News     2018-03-05 kl. 06:38     316 words
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TOKYO — Toyota President Akio Toyoda last week shuffled his company's board of directors, broadening its diversity with Toyota's first female director and a British Paralympic medalist.

TOKYO — Toyota President Akio Toyoda last week shuffled his company's board of directors, broadening its diversity with Toyota's first female director and a British Paralympic medalist.At the same time, Toyota's American director, former General
 
   
Reeva’s sister airs chilling warning about Oscar Pistorius
 
 Central Queensland News     2018-03-05 kl. 06:33     1367 words
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STARING at a picture of shamed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, Simone Steenkamp says mixed emotions rise inside her.

STARING at a picture of shamed Paralympian...

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Tributes paid to India disability activist
 
 BBC     2018-03-05 kl. 06:28     272 words
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Tributes have been paid to Javed Abidi, the prominent Indian disability activist who has died, aged 53. Mr Abidi led a major protest in 1995 that led to the passing of a landmark disability law in the same year.

Will Paralympics change attitudes to India's disabled?
 
   
Snowboarder escapes avalanche in the French Alps
 
 Washington Post     2018-03-05 kl. 06:04     319 words
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Snowboarder Thomas Kray escaped an avalanche in the French Alps. Kray’s helmet camera captured the avalanche.

0:56. Tokyo unveils mascots for 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
IPC completes Vancouver 2010 re-analysis programme
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-03-05 kl. 06:02     464 words
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No adverse analytical findings after more than 370 samples are retested Ahead of PyeongChang 2018 , the International Paralympic Committee (IPC)

No adverse analytical findings after more than 370 samples are retested Ahead of PyeongChang 2018 , the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). ...has completed a re-analysis programme of athlete anti-doping urine samples from the Vancouver 2010
 
   
Allianz Australia boosts commitment to Australian Para-sport with Commonwealth Games sponsorship
 
 Medianet     2018-03-05 kl. 05:53     827 words
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Allianz Australia has reconfirmed its commitment to Australian Para-sport through a new partnership with the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Allianz Australia has reconfirmed its commitment to Australian Para-sport through a new partnership with the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. ...(GC2018) and the Australian Commonwealth Games Team, as well as re-signing with Australian Paralympic...
 
   
From nutrition to sustainability: Beef + Lamb NZ stew up new campaign based on the Iron Maidens
 
 StopPress New Zealand     2018-03-05 kl. 05:51     641 words
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Beef + Lamb NZ loosen the apron strings, step out of the meatworks, and cast the lens on iconic 'Iron Maidens' - Kiwi Olympians Sarah Walker, Lisa Carrington, Eliza McCartney, and Paralympian Sophie Pascoe - in its latest campaign.

Kiwi Olympians Sarah Walker, Lisa Carrington, Eliza McCartney, and Paralympian Sophie Pascoe - in its latest campaign.In collaboration with Lassoo Media and production agency Zoomslide each minute-long ad provides insight into the values of the
 
   
South Koreans head to North to broker possible US talks
 
 BBC     2018-03-05 kl. 05:32     389 words
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A South Korean delegation is heading to North Korea for rare talks aimed at restarting dialogue between Pyongyang and the US.

The question now being asked is whether North Korea's participation in the Paralympics, starting this week, can lead to an even bigger breakthrough.

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???????Olympic flag arrives at
 
 Hxen.com     2018-03-05 kl. 05:28     215 words
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BEIJING, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Olympic flag arrived on Tuesday in Yanqing district in northern Beijing, one of the three locations for Winter Olympics venues in 2022.

"The 2022 Winter Olympics has started its 'Beijing time'," said Han Zirong, Secretary General of the Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

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No reason for separating people
 
 Hermanus Times     2018-03-05 kl. 05:07     402 words
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“Do not let your disabilities define you. Everyone has their own abilities.

Everyone has their own abilities.” This was the message of four time wheelchair tennis World and Paralympian Champion Monique Kalkman during a programme to create awareness around people with disabilities at Qhayiya Secondary School earlier this
 
   
8 years later, this Vancouver Olympic legacy gathers weeds
 
 CBC     2018-03-05 kl. 04:51     561 words
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City of Vancouver says decision to revive the Olympic Line street car rests with TransLink As the Pyeongchang Olympics make way for the beginning of the Paralympics, scholars and critics are already starting to look at what legacy the event will leave.

City of Vancouver says decision to revive the Olympic Line street car rests with TransLink As the Pyeongchang Olympics make way for the beginning of the Paralympics, scholars and critics are already starting to look at what legacy the event will
 
   
KMS alum named to U.S. Paralympic team
 
 Vermont Journal     2018-03-05 kl. 04:35     767 words
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KILLINGTON, Vt. – Olympic fever is a very real condition, and it was certainly prevalent in the Killington region in recent weeks, but also across the country and world.

Paralympic team. KILLINGTON, Vt. – Olympic fever is a very real condition, and it was certainly prevalent in the Killington region in recent weeks, but also across the country and world.Many folks felt a pang of sadness when the Olympic Games came to...
 
   
Long river runs pay off for Rock 'N' Roll winner
 
 The Advocate     2018-03-05 kl. 04:10     691 words
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Marcus Hoof said he has spent a lot of long, lonely hours running atop the Mississippi River levee in training for the annual Humana Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon. All that work paid off Sunday, and he definitely wasn’t alone.

Sunday’s race also included a team of 20 from the Philadelphia chapter of Achilles International, a group that helps physically disabled athletes compete in marathons.
 
   
A journey to hell and back for injured cyclist
 
 Voxy.co.nz     2018-03-05 kl. 03:52     835 words
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ELTJE MALZBENDER has been to hell and back since crashing off her bike while cycling on an isolated King Country road two years ago today (5 March 2018). The demons which plagued her like "why me?

The 55-year-old German physiotherapist is on a mission - to represent New Zealand at the Tokyo Paralympics in 2020.
 
   
Paralympians get set for gold
 
 Korea.net     2018-03-05 kl. 03:38     646 words
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President Moon Jae-in, first lady Kim Jung-sook and other dignitaries attend a send-off ceremony for the national team to the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. They shout, ’Go, Pyeongchang!

Paralympians get set for gold.... President Moon Jae-in, first lady Kim Jung-sook and other dignitaries attend a send-off ceremony for the national team to the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.... A send-off ceremony for the Korean Paralympic team was held in the Sejong Hall at the Sejong Center in Seoul on March 2, one week before the opening of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic...
 
   
Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics Torch Relay Begins
 
 Digital Chosun     2018-03-05 kl. 03:37     229 words
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The torch relay for the Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang kicked off its 2,018-km journey last week.

Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics Torch Relay Begins.... The torch relay for the Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang kicked off its 2,018-km journey last week.Flames lit in five places in Korea and Britain's Stoke Mandeville, the birthplace of the Paralympics,...
 
   
Moon will send envoy to North
 
 Intellasia.net     2018-03-05 kl. 03:32     1098 words
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05-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Koreajoongangdaily | 6:00 AM President Moon Jae-in will send a special envoy to North Korea possibly this month to

The PyeongChang Winter Paralympics take place from March 9 to 18, and the South-US joint military exercises have been delayed until after its closing.
 
   
N.K. sends members list for its delegation to Paralympics
 
 Enews.Shafaqna.com     2018-03-05 kl. 03:29     16 words
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SEOUL, March 5 (Yonhap) -- A vice chairman of North Korea s agency for protecting disabled

N.K. sends members list for its delegation to Paralympics.
 
   
[PyeongChang 2018] Paralympic medals similar to Olympic medals, but differences hidden
 
 Korea Herald     2018-03-05 kl. 03:27     75 words
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The medals for the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics are similar to those of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics as they are both inspired by unique Korean culture, but there are differences.

Paralympic medals similar to Olympic medals, but differences hidden.... The medals for the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics are similar to those of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics as they are both inspired by unique Korean culture, but there are...

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South Korea delegation to depart for Pyongyang to bring U.S., North to talks
 
 thestar.com.my     2018-03-05 kl. 03:25     509 words
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SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean delegation led by senior security officials will leave for North Korea on Monday afternoon, a presidential official said, as they aim to bring Pyongyang and Washington together for talks on the North's nuclear programme.

Pyongyang has also fretted over a joint U.S.-South Korea military exercise, which it sees as practice for war, that was postponed for the Pyeongchang Olympics and Paralympics.

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NK sends members list for its delegation to Paralympics
 
 Korea Herald     2018-03-05 kl. 03:23     250 words
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A vice chairman of North Korea's agency for protecting disabled athletes will lead the North's 20-member athletic delegation to the PyeongChang Paralympics in South Korea, Seoul officials said Monday.

NK sends members list for its delegation to Paralympics.... A vice chairman of North Korea's agency for protecting disabled athletes will lead the North's 20-member athletic delegation to the PyeongChang Paralympics in South Korea, Seoul officials said...

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Netflix documentary 'Icarus' spotlights Russian doping whistleblower
 
 ABC News     2018-03-05 kl. 03:21     1083 words
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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- "Icarus," a documentary that deepens understanding of how easily the global anti-doping system was gamed, was the opening-night feature of the American Film Institute's AFI DOCS festival in June.

Outside the ongoing suspension of the Russian track and field federation, it remains to be seen whether there will be tangible consequences for cheating that touched more than two dozen summer, winter and Paralympic sports, according to evidence
 
   
Media Circus: TBS Airing Selection Show for First Time, Will It Be Different Than CBS?
 
 SI.com     2018-03-05 kl. 03:19     3241 words
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CBS Sports was rightfully excoriated two years ago for committing the cardinal television sin of alienating its audience during the NCAA Selection Show .

6. Here is the schedule and commentators for the NBC Olympics coverage of the 2018 Paralympic Games.
 
   
Shooting World Cup: NRAI hails India’s performance
 
 Siasat Daily     2018-03-05 kl. 03:09     392 words
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2016 Rio Paralympics - Shooting - Final - R1 - Men's 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 - Olympic Shooting Centre - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 08/09/2016. Kim Suwan of Korea competes. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY.

2016 Rio Paralympics -
 
   
Local resident makes “All American” list
 
 Lima News     2018-03-05 kl. 03:06     1146 words
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LIMA — When Kelli Anne Stallkamp, 18, sets her mind to do something, she’s all in. Kelli Anne recently earned recognition as a 2017 U.S. Paralympic High School Track and Field All-American.

Paralympic High School Track and Field All-American.Only 71 athletes across the country achieved this status in 2017 — 37 men and 34 women.... The paralympic power lifting coach approached Kelli Anne at the event telling her if she was interested in...
 
   
Olympic medalist mentors Carl Junction students
 
 Joplin Globe     2018-03-05 kl. 03:06     588 words
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CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — Susan Eichelberger’s fourth-grade class at Carl Junction Intermediate School has teamed up with Olympian Chris Mazdzer — who recently won a silver medal — as part of a mentoring program called Classroom Champions.

The Carl Junction class is the first in Missouri to partake in the program, which matches students with an Olympic or Paralympic athlete who serves as their mentor, communicating with them via Skype and videos to encourage them to work toward
 
   
Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics Torch Relay Begins
 
 Enews.Shafaqna.com     2018-03-05 kl. 02:44     18 words
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The torch relay for the Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang kicked off its 2,018-km journey last

Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics Torch Relay Begins.... The torch relay for the Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang kicked off its 2,018-km journey last. ...wee.
 
   
2018 Winter Paralympics: Saints' Zutter not losing sight of goal
 
 Duluth News Tribune     2018-03-05 kl. 02:41     1172 words
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Most people would consider the loss of sight as reason enough to stop cross-country skiing. But that's about when Mia Zutter started. Zutter was diagnosed with Stargardt disease, a progressive visual impairment, in the summer before seventh grade.

2018 Winter Paralympics:...contacted Zutter. The organization told her it had a Paralympic development team "if you want to come try skiing."... Scholastica, is going somewhere else to ski — Pyeongchang, South Korea, for the Winter Paralympics.
 
   
[PyeongChang 2018] Two-thirds of Koreans don't know Winter Paralympics opening day: survey
 
 Korea Herald     2018-03-05 kl. 02:08     208 words
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Two thirds of South Koreans don't know the opening day of the Winter Paralympic Games in their country, a survey showed Monday.

Two-thirds of Koreans don't know Winter Paralympics opening day: survey.... Two thirds of South Koreans don't know the opening day of the Winter Paralympic Games in their country, a survey showed Monday.According to local pollster Realmeter, which last...

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Erik Horrie selected for 2018 World Rowing Championships
 
 Rowing Australia News     2018-03-05 kl. 01:34     436 words
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Four-time World Champion and two-time Paralympic silver medallist selected early for 2018 World Rowing Championships Four-time World Champion and

Four-time World Champion and two-time Paralympic silver medallist selected early for 2018 World Rowing Championships Four-time World Champion and. ...two-time Paralympic Silver medallist, Erik Horrie (Sydney RC/ NSWIS/ NSW), has been selected to
 
   
Local Paralympian looks ahead to World Championships
 
 Eastleigh News     2018-03-05 kl. 01:13     684 words
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Boccia Athlete David Smith  The World Championships – which is funded by The National Lottery – is set to attract 190 players from 33 countries to Exhibition Centre Liverpool from the 12-18 August 2018.

Local Paralympian looks ahead to World Championships.... Boccia is a Paralympic sport where the aim is to throw or roll balls closer to the target ball, the jack, than your opponent.... Athletes will battle it out for world titles, as well as crucially important ranking points ahead of the Tokyo Paralympic...
 
   
Can Australia win gold at the Winter Paralympics?
 
 ABC Online     2018-03-05 kl. 01:11     65 words
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The Winter Olympics may be over but that means it's time for the Winter Paralympics due to commence in Pyeongchang this Friday. Hundreds of athletes have descended on the city completing the final preparations ahead of the Games.

Can Australia win gold at the Winter Paralympics?The Winter Olympics may be over but that means it's time for the Winter Paralympics due to commence in Pyeongchang this Friday.... Hundreds of athletes have descended on the city completing the final preparations ahead of the Games.A team of 15 Australian athletes will be chasing an elusive gold medal — it's been 16 years since Australia won gold at the Winter Paralympics...
 
   
101 pins: The final collection
 
 Steamboat Pilot & Today     2018-03-05 kl. 01:10     1173 words
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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Trading pins is harder than I expected. It seemed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, there were collectors on every corner — their massive collections at their side, ready to trade.

Paralympics in Pyeongchang.
 
   
Coe criticised in British Parliamentary report for infamous "declaration of war" speech after claims of doping in athletics
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-03-05 kl. 01:10     1182 words
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A British Parliamentary report into doping in sport has heavily criticised International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe after he warned that reports of widespread doping was a "declaration of war" on his sport.

It also recommends extending suspensions for first-time doping offenders from four to five years, so "cheating athletes could miss two Olympics or two Paralympics".
 
   
Lord Coe 'misled' MP's over extent of Russian doping as IAAF accused of burying drug-cheat revelations
 
 Yahoo! India     2018-03-05 kl. 01:05     854 words
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Lord Coe has been found to have given “misleading” and “frankly risible” .

Conservative peer Coe, the architect of the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, was singled out by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport select committee over the evidence he gave near the start of its two-year inquiry which resulted in its report,

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People with disabilities face fears by attempting scuba diving
 
 Global News Canada     2018-03-05 kl. 00:51     463 words
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A group of eight people with disabilities took to the pool Sunday morning to try scuba diving. The last time a similar event was held in Edmonton was about two years ago. “We’ve been trying to get it going, but people don’t know that we can do it.

with the Paralympic Sports Association.
 
   
Houston Native Andy Soule Aims For Paralympic Gold In PyeongChang
 
 Houston Bulletin Board     2018-03-05 kl. 00:48     118 words
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Houston Native Andy Soule Aims For Paralympic Gold In PyeongChang.
 
   
Today's Photo: March 5, 2018
 
 Digital Chosun     2018-03-05 kl. 00:30     21 words
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Seol-hyun of girl group AOA takes part in a torch relay for the Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics in Seoul on Sunday.

Today's Photo: March 5, 2018. Seol-hyun of girl group AOA takes part in a torch relay for the Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics in Seoul on Sunday.
 
   
Virender Sehwag tweets for funding para athletes
 
 Asian Age     2018-03-05 kl. 00:19     552 words
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When it comes to funding in sports, para athletes in the country suffer the most. In a country where cricket takes precedence over other sports, one often hears athletes and other sports persons lamenting about the lack of funding.

Sanjeev, who is a winner at the World Paralympic Games and ranks 7th in the world, says, “My wheelchair is a very old one and for my swift moves across the court, I need a better wheelchair that’s lighter.” My wheelchair weighs 15 kg.
 
   
S. Korea's Paralympics squad launched
 
 Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies     2018-03-05 kl. 00:12     46 words
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President Moon Jae-in (3rd from L, front) joins a group photo session with snowboarders and officials of South Korea's PyeongChang Winter Paralympics squad during a ceremony in Seoul on March 2, 2018, to launch the delegation for the March 9-18 event.

S. Korea's Paralympics squad launched.... President Moon Jae-in (3rd from L, front) joins a group photo session with snowboarders and officials of South Korea's PyeongChang Winter Paralympics squad during a ceremony in Seoul on March 2, 2018, to launch...
 
   
'Ridiculous' decision to help Charles and Camilla after 'gruelling' first-class flight 
 
 Sydney Morning Herald     2018-03-04 kl. 23:59     831 words
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If it is good enough for royals to fly a commercial airline that far, why not come the whole way, instead of all the hideously expensive palaver of sending an RAAF jet to get them? What can be the explanation for such nonsense?

Peter Higgens was sitting there at the time and he called me up a couple of days later and he's like 'Listen, you're legless, you're female - do you want to snowboard?'” Paralympian athlete Joany Badenhorst on how she started in her sport.
 
   
ITU Abu Dhabi Plagued by Bike Crashes
 
 Trizone     2018-03-04 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...
 
   
Phil Dalhausser, Nick Lucena Open FIVB Tour With 5-Star Win At Fort Lauderdale Major
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-03-04 kl. 23:44     303 words
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, 5:14 p.m. (ET) Nick Lucena and Phil Dalhausser (center) stand atop the podium at the Fort Lauderdale Major on March 4, 2018 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

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Maame Biney Finishes Third At Junior Worlds As First Team USA Woman To Earn Overall Medal In 21 Years
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-03-04 kl. 23:44     474 words
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, 4:54 p.m. (ET) Maame Biney competes in the 500-meter quarterfinal at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 13, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea.

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Handy Guide to Sport on Television this Week
 
 Irish Times     2018-03-04 kl. 23:22     1369 words
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Monday–Sunday, March 5th – March 11th MONDAY (March 5th) RUGBY eir Sport 1 from 2.55pm (3.00) SC: St Michael’s v Belvedere SOCCER RTÉ 2, 7pm-8pm Discussion Soccer Republic SOCCER Sky Sports Main from 7pm (8.

SATURDAY (Mar 10th) WINTER PARALYMPICS Channel 4, 0.30am-9am Korea Including downhill skiing & wheelchair curling.... WINTER PARALYMPICS Channel 4, 6pm-7pm Highlights From Pyeongchang.... SUNDAY (Mar 11th) WINTER PARALYMPICS Channel 4,...
 
   
Turkey grabs gold in Indoor Athletics Championships
 
 Daily Sabah     2018-03-04 kl. 22:47     274 words
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Turkey won two gold and two bronze medals as the 2018 International Federation for Athletes with Intellectual Impairments (INAS) Indoor Athletics Championships got underway in France.

Held at the Jesse Owens Stadium, the competition that ended yesterday, brought together nearly 70 athletes from 13 countries, including returning champions and Paralympians.
 
   
Team USA Dominates Medals Stand At World Indoor Track And Field Championships With 18 Total
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-03-04 kl. 22:44     740 words
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, 4:26 p.m. (ET) Christian Coleman celebrates winning the 60-meter at the IAAF World Indoor Championships on March 3, 2018 in Birmingham, England.

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DU Men’s Lacrosse takes down Furman, 13-8
 
 Denver University Clarion     2018-03-04 kl. 22:07     417 words
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DU Men’s Lacrosse defeated Furman 13-8 March 3 in Paladin Stadium, improving to a 3-1 record on the season. Sophomore Ethan Walker (Peterborough, Ontario) contributed seven points off four goals and three assists.

Jamie Stanton to represent USA in Paralympics.
 
   
The Breeders release yet another breakthrough album “All Nerve”
 
 Denver University Clarion     2018-03-04 kl. 22:07     462 words
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The Breeders ’ newest album “ All Nerve ” is like Sleater Kinney with its teeth filed down. A little softer, a little colder, the alt-rock trio has placed a heavier and more emotional addition atop their previous punk albums.

Jamie Stanton to represent USA in Paralympics.
 
   
Big names headline final night at Aussie Commonwealth Games Swim Trials
 
 ZwemZa     2018-03-04 kl. 21:41     390 words
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by , 2018 Mack Horton of Australia competes during the Men’s 1500m Freestyle heats on day sixteen of the Budapest 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest.

With Paralympic stars  Ellie Cole, Madeleine Scott and Lakeisha Patterson (100m backstroke) and Jesse Aungles and Blake Cochrane (200m IM) the ones to watch in the Para Sport events.
 
   
Americans and the Paralympic Games
 
 SportsBusinessNews.com     2018-03-04 kl. 21:03     544 words
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RIT AND GLORY don’t guarantee an audience — at least not an American one. The Paralympics, which begin this week in South Korea, make for the world’s third-largest sporting event, just after the Olympics and the World Cup.

Americans and the Paralympic Games.... The Paralympics, which begin this week in South Korea, make for the world’s third-largest sporting event, just after the Olympics and the World Cup.And the elite gathering of athletes with disabilities has enjoyed...
 
   
WSP more than doubles female apprentice intake thanks to new levy
 
 Wsp.com     2018-03-04 kl. 20:11     1168 words
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The consultancy has now grown its female intake from nine in 2016 to 22 in 2017. Back in 2016, WSP had an overall intake of 41 apprentices; fast-forward a year and WSP took on more than 70 apprentices.

WSP has been involved in many high profile UK projects including the Shard, Crossrail, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Manchester Metrolink, M1 Smart Motorway, the re-development of London Bridge Station, and the London Olympic & Paralympic...
 
   
Geopolitical Calendar: Week of March 5, 2018
 
 Stratfor     2018-03-04 kl. 19:44     741 words
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guidance Mar 4, 2018 | 17:02 GMT 4 mins read (FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/) Stratfor's geopolitical guidance provides insight on what we're watching out for in the week ahead.

March 9-18: South Korea hosts the Paralympic Games, with North Korean athletes arriving March 7.
 
   
Okanagan freestyle skier awarded Olympic training grant
 
 Penticton Western     2018-03-04 kl. 19:28     440 words
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The Kober name continues to draw attention on the moguls circuit these days.

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.... In addition to providing financial support, FACE athletes and coaches are invited to an annual summit to learn from Olympians, and Paralympians...

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Olympic Summer Games Tokyo 2020
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2018-03-04 kl. 19:19     744 words
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Now that the heart-wrenching and historic 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics are over, what do we have to look forward to? In just over two years, the games will return to Asia, to Tokyo.

Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games official merchandise shop at Ginza in Tokyo, Japan.... (For the Paralympics there will be two new sports: badminton and taekwondo).

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Television: Comedian Deon Cole keeps all the balls in the air
 
 Delco Times     2018-03-04 kl. 19:13     1855 words
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The natural first question to ask Deon Cole is how many television shows he’s currently doing. Counting together, we arrived at five. And we may have missed a couple.

Paralympics on NBC.... Among the reasons Comcast, NBC, NBC Sports, and related outlets offers such wide coverage of the current Paralympic Games originating on the heels of the Olympics form PyeongChang, South Korea this week is a multi-year deal made...
 
   
South Korean Envoys Head to North Korea to Push Talks With U.S.
 
 Bloomberg-Quint     2018-03-04 kl. 19:10     658 words
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The Smarter way to get your business news - Subscribe to BloombergQuint on WhatsApp (Bloomberg) -- A high-level South Korean delegation was expected to visit North Korea on Monday in a bid to persuade Kim Jong Un to open talks with the U.S.

The Winter Olympics -- including the Paralympics that run from March 8 to March 18 -- have provided a window to rebuild diplomatic ties after an escalating series of North Korean weapons tests last year prompted United Nations sanctions and

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Star role in curling success
 
 Cooling Post     2018-03-04 kl. 18:43     297 words
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UK: Star Refrigeration’s expertise in helping to create the ideal playing surface for Scotland’s recently opened National Curling Academy has been called on again for a planned £1.1m refurbishment of Edinburgh’s Murrayfield curling rink.

Olympics and Paralympics in PyeongChang.
 
   
Former Paralympic athlete stranded on train platform in freezing cold after station staff leave
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2018-03-04 kl. 18:19     104 words
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A former Paralympian has said he felt like he had been ‘abandoned’ on a platform in the freezing cold.

Former Paralympic athlete stranded on train platform in freezing cold after station staff leave.... A former Paralympian has said he felt like he had been ‘abandoned’ on a platform in the freezing cold.Paul Cartwright, 53, was returning home after a day...
 
   
Broadstairs Paralympic smowboarder James Barnes-Miller set for Winter Games
 
 The Isle Of Thanet News     2018-03-04 kl. 18:07     384 words
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James Barnes-Miller Former East Kent College student James Barnes-Miller is in Pyeongchang, South Korea preparing for his event in the Paralympic Games.

Broadstairs Paralympic smowboarder James Barnes-Miller set for Winter Games.... James Barnes-Miller Former East Kent College student James Barnes-Miller is in Pyeongchang, South Korea preparing for his event in the Paralympic Games.For the first time in...

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New features
 
 Korea Joongang Daily     2018-03-04 kl. 17:59     66 words
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Kia Motors’ vehicle are on display at the company’s “Beat Play” booth at the Olympic Park in Gangneung, Gangwon, on Sunday.

operate for the Paralympics that kick off later this month. have been added for visitors with impairments, including guided tours for the blind. .
 
   
Ending Lengthy Concussion Comeback, Brittany Bowe Earns World Silver After Olympic Bronze
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-03-04 kl. 17:41     423 words
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, 11:09 a.m. (ET) Brittany Bowe poses for a portrait with her bronze medal on the "TODAY" Show set on Feb. 22, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. Fresh off winning an Olympic bronze medal that ended a 16-year drought for U.S.

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Reeva Steenkamp's sister insists Pistorius must never be freed
 
 AfricanSeer     2018-03-04 kl. 17:23     798 words
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The sister of murdered Reeva Steenkamp has warned South African authorities against freeing Oscar Pistorius, saying she believes he will kill again if released.

Reeva Steenkamp was shot in 2013 at the hands of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, who was found guilty of her murder.... This is not the first time Simone has spoken out about the paralympian.... This is not the first time Simone has spoken out about the paralympian...

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Stanton Named to 2018 U.S. Paralympic Team
 
 DENVER PIONEERS     2018-03-04 kl. 17:18     684 words
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DENVER – Former Willy Schaeffer Scholarship winner Jamie Stanton was named to the 2018 U.S. Paralympic Team earlier this week. It marks the second time in Stanton’s career that he will represent the USA in the Paralympic Games.

Paralympic Team. DENVER – Former Willy Schaeffer Scholarship winner Jamie Stanton was named to the 2018 U.S.... Paralympic Team earlier this week.... It marks the second time in Stanton’s career that he will represent the USA in the Paralympic Games.The...

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Parents spooked by abuse in youth sports set limits
 
 Kentucky Messenger Inquirer     2018-03-04 kl. 17:06     954 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.

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...
 
   
Defector proud to represent South
 
 Korea Joongang Daily     2018-03-04 kl. 16:58     761 words
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North Korean defector Choi Kwang-hyouk, center, fights for the puck against an Italian para ice hockey player at the 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships held at Gangneung Hockey Centre in Gangwon last April.

Choi Kwang-hyouk But after defecting to South Korea in his teenage years, Choi will represent the host country for the 2018 PyeongChang Paralympics. “I’ve spent more time in the South than in North Korea,” said Choi....long to play at the Paralympics...
 
   
FARAH AND PURDUE WIN AT BIG HALF
 
 British Athletics     2018-03-04 kl. 16:42     1303 words
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4th March 2018 Mo Farah (coach: Gary Lough, club: Newham & Essex Beagles) and Charlotte Purdue (Nick Bideau, Aldershot, Farnham & District)

As he seeks an eighth London Marathon title next month, the six-time Paralympic champion will use it as a gauge of his fitness following a long period out of racing. “I know what I need to to do in the next month or so,” he said. “I’m out
 
   
Act II
 
 Korea Joongang Daily     2018-03-04 kl. 16:32     36 words
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Members of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games and Paralympic Games Organizing Committee hold a torch lighting ceremony for the March 9 to 18 PyeongChang Paralympic Games at Olympic Park in eastern Seoul Saturday night.

Act II. Members of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games and Paralympic Games Organizing Committee hold a torch lighting ceremony for the March 9 to 18 PyeongChang Paralympic Games at Olympic Park in eastern Seoul Saturday night..
 
   
PyeongChang 2018: Spotlight on biathlon
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-03-04 kl. 16:20     225 words
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Sport first introduced to the Paralympic Winter Games at Innsbruck 1988 The PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games will feature biathlon individual, middle and long distance races across all men's and women's categories.

Sport first introduced to the Paralympic Winter Games at Innsbruck 1988 The PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games will feature biathlon individual, middle and long distance races across all men's and women's categories.Competitions will take
 
   
PyeongChang 2018: Delegations acclimatise ahead of Games
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-03-04 kl. 16:20     576 words
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Chef de Missions Penny Briscoe and Esther Vergeer give insight into teams' preparations Para athletes are only just arriving at the Paralympic

Chef de Missions Penny Briscoe and Esther Vergeer give insight into teams' preparations Para athletes are only just arriving at the Paralympic. ...Village in PyeongChang while trying to acclimatise to the conditions and the time zone as they enter
 
   
Fiorentina captain Davide Astori dies suddenly at 31
 
 theScore.com     2018-03-04 kl. 15:47     199 words
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(AFP) - Italy international defender Davide Astori died in his hotel room during the night of Saturday to Sunday, his club Fiorentina said on Sunday.

Certain content reproduced under license.Paralympic Games@Paralympics.
 
   
Two-time Paralympian from Etobicoke set to hit slopes in Pyeongchang
 
 Toronto.com     2018-03-04 kl. 15:13     17 words
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Two-time Paralympian from Etobicoke set to hit slopes in Pyeongchang. | Toronto.com Latest Top Stories ...
 
   
Channel 4 to broadcast 100 hours of Paralympics from Pyeongchang 2018
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-03-04 kl. 15:12     262 words
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British television network Channel 4 have announced that they will be broadcasting 100 hours of coverage of the Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, due to start on Friday (March 9).

Channel 4 to broadcast 100 hours of Paralympics from Pyeongchang 2018.... British television network Channel 4 have announced that they will be broadcasting 100 hours of coverage of the Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, due to start on Friday (March...
 
   
04.03.2018 14:23 Sports Belarus’ leading hockey club offers new contract to Canadian coach despite playoff miss
 
 BelaPAN     2018-03-04 kl. 15:01     32 words
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19:40 Politics, Sports European Olympic Committees satisfied with Belarus’ preparations for 2019 European Games, president says 01.03.

Fifteen athletes to represent Belarus at 2018 Winter Paralympics.
 
   
Moon sends five special envoys to Pyongyang today
 
 Korea Joongang Daily     2018-03-04 kl. 15:00     1177 words
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A 10-member delegation of South Korean officials led by Chung Eui-yong, head of the National Security Office in the Blue House, will visit North Korea

When South Korean authorities told North Korea’s recent high-level delegation to the Olympics closing ceremony that Seoul and Washington will resume the drills after the Paralympics end on March 18, the officials from Pyongyang responded they
 
   
Six in 10 British people are afraid of taking risks, study finds
 
 Yahoo! Singapore     2018-03-04 kl. 14:23     487 words
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More than two thirds of those surveyed blame fear of the consequences: More Six in 10 British people admit to being afraid of taking risks, a study has found.

The stats emerged in a study by Virgin Media to mark its new partnership with the British Paralympic Association (BPA), to help shift people's perceptions of disability, inspired by Paralympic athletes.... It also shows Paralympians are the most...

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Yokohama picked to host ’20 soccer final
 
 The Japan News     2018-03-04 kl. 13:23     123 words
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Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics plans to move the venue of the men’s soccer final at the Olympics from Tokyo to Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, informed sources said Sunday.

Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics plans to move the venue of the men’s soccer final at the Olympics from Tokyo to Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, informed sources said Sunday.The
 
   
BRIEFS: Honors, Notes and People
 
 Pueblo Chieftain Online     2018-03-04 kl. 13:03     733 words
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HONORS Outpost Harley-Davidson recently received the Silver Bar & Shield Circle of Achievement Award for 2017 from the Harley-Davidson Motor Co.

Gloria Beim, who also served as chief medical officer for Team U.S.A. for the 2014 Winter Olympics, the 2016 Paralympics and the 2018 Paralympics.

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52-year-old Mauricie Paralympian gears up for his 2nd Winter Games
 
 Yahoo! Canada     2018-03-04 kl. 12:56     50 words
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Yves Bourque built his first ski set when he was 20-years-old which consisted of a seat with a single ski underneath.

52-year-old Mauricie Paralympian gears up for his 2nd Winter Games.
 
   
PyeongChang 2018: What to watch on day 7
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-03-04 kl. 12:25     584 words
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Paralympic champions in biathlon and snowboard will be decided Day seven (16 March) of competition at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games will see medal events in biathlon and snowboard , and semi-finals in wheelchair curling .

Paralympic champions in biathlon and snowboard will be decided Day seven (16 March) of competition at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games will see medal events in biathlon and snowboard , and semi-finals in wheelchair curling .Biathlon.
 
   
South Korean athletes arrive for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Paralympic Games
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-03-04 kl. 11:52     597 words
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The first members of South Korea’s delegation for the Winter Paralympic Games have arrived in the Pyeongchang with less than a week to go until the start of the Games.

South Korean athletes arrive for Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Paralympic Games.... The first members of South Korea’s delegation for the Winter Paralympic Games have arrived in the Pyeongchang with less than a week to go until the start of the Games.The group...

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Qvest Media equips ARD and ZDF for the Winter Games in South Korea
 
 Live Production     2018-03-04 kl. 11:27     850 words
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The Winter Games in Pyeongchang began for the global public on 9 February 2018. By this date, the technical departments of ARD, ZDF and Qvest Media had already worked together to create the technological base for live coverage of the Winter Games.

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. advertisement.

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PyeongChang 2018: Bibian Mentel-Spee letting go of expectations
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-03-04 kl. 10:28     683 words
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Defending Paralympic champion has a new perspective following further cancer treatment Cancer treatment, followed by two surgeries — that is how the Netherlands’ Bibian Mentel-Spee has spent the last six months.

Defending Paralympic champion has a new perspective following further cancer treatment Cancer treatment, followed by two surgeries — that is how the Netherlands’ Bibian Mentel-Spee has spent the last six months.During a period when athletes are
 
   
6- South Korea to send envoys to North on Monday
 
 Jordan News Agency     2018-03-04 kl. 10:17     140 words
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Amman, March 4 (Petra)-- South Korean President Moon Jae-in will send a team of two special envoys to North Korea , Yonhap News Agency reported Sunday.

A South Korean presidential security adviser told the agency that South Korea and the United States will start a joint military drill next month, that had been delayed until after the Winter Olympics and Paralympic games in South Korea.

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North Korea, seeking 'equal footing,' rejects preconditions for U.S. talks
 
 GraffioTech.com     2018-03-04 kl. 09:55     408 words
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Trump spoke with South Korea President Moon Jae-in on Thursday, and according to a readout of the call, both parties said they agree that dialogue

The two are also expected to affirm the resumption of USA joint military drills with South Korea which the two countries plan to suspend until the Winter Paralympics...
 
   
Ollie Hynd: Paralympic swimming champion in classification switch
 
 NewsR.in     2018-03-04 kl. 09:54     16 words
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Three-time Paralympic swimming champion Ollie Hynd has his classification changed by the International Paralympic Committee.

Ollie Hynd: Paralympic swimming champion in classification switch.... Three-time Paralympic swimming champion Ollie Hynd has his classification changed by the International Paralympic Committee.
 
   
We count down the list of Bundy's 50 Most Influential
 
 NewsMail     2018-03-04 kl. 09:53     2695 words
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HOW can you compile a list of Bundy's 50 Most Influential without upsetting anyone? You can't. For every reader who agrees with this inaugural Power 50 list there will be just as many who don't.

39. Rheed McCracken. PARALYMPIAN. IF THERE is a person who symbolises the never-give-up attitude of the Bundaberg region it's number 39 on our list, Paralympian Rheed McCracken.... McCracken was born with cerebral palsy and started wheelchair racing two years before making his Paralympic...

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Pyeongchang to host largest Winter Paralympics
 
 NewsReality.com     2018-03-04 kl. 09:49     14 words
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The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games will be the largest Winter Paralympics in history.

Pyeongchang to host largest Winter Paralympics.... The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games will be the largest Winter Paralympics in history.

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Roundup: S.Korean president to send special envoys to DPRK to mediate U.S.-DPRK talks
 
 China.org.cn     2018-03-04 kl. 09:44     587 words
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By Yoo Seungki SEOUL, March 4 (Xinhua) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in decided Sunday to send his special envoys to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in an effort to mediate direct talks between the DPRK and the United States.

During a phone conversation in January, Moon agreed with Trump to delay the joint annual South Korea-U.S. war games during the Winter Olympic and Paralympic period after the DPRK showed its willingness to participate in the Winter Olympics.

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Weah’s son makes debut in PSG’s victory over Troyes
 
 Can India News     2018-03-04 kl. 09:31     335 words
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Paris, March 4 (IANS) Timothy Weah, son of former FIFA World Player of the Year and current Liberian President George Weah, played his first Ligue 1 match as Paris Saint-Germain recorded a 2-0 road victory over Troyes.

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Pyeongchang to host largest Winter Paralympics
 
 Azer News     2018-03-04 kl. 09:28     327 words
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The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games will be the largest Winter Paralympics in history. PyeongChang's organizing committee said 570 athletes from 49 countries had registered for the March 9-18 competition as of Saturday, pyeongchang2018.

Pyeongchang to host largest Winter Paralympics.... The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games will be the largest Winter Paralympics in history.... The 2014 Sochi Paralympics had previously been the biggest, with 547 athletes from 45 countries.
 
   
Ollie Hynd: Paralympic swimming champion in classification switch
 
 BBC     2018-03-04 kl. 09:26     520 words
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Three-time Paralympic swimming champion Ollie Hynd has had his classification changed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). The 23-year-old, who has won European, world and Commonwealth titles, will now swim against less-impaired swimmers.

Ollie Hynd: Paralympic swimming champion in classification switch.... Three-time Paralympic swimming champion Ollie Hynd has had his classification changed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).... New IPC rules require all Para-swimmers to undergo international classification before the Tokyo Paralympics...

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Japan's foreign minister to visit USA this month to discuss N. Korea
 
 Solonews.net     2018-03-04 kl. 09:18     410 words
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Next month South Korea and the United States will begin a joint military exercise postponed until after the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, a South Korean presidential security adviser said according to Yonhap.

Korea. Next month South Korea and the United States will begin a joint military exercise postponed until after the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, a South Korean presidential security adviser said according to Yonhap.The delegation includes the...
 
   
South Korea sending envoys to North Korea as Trump suggests U.S. willing to talk
 
 TechJollof     2018-03-04 kl. 09:06     168 words
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SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea will dispatch a delegation led by senior security officials for a two-day visit to North Korea starting Monday, the presidential Blue House announced Sunday, as U.S.

They had been delayed until after the Winter Olympics and Paralympic games in South Korea.

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