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Läckta dokumenten avslöjar stora lögnen
 
 Expressen     2018-04-17 kl. 08:18     910 words
 
18 månader har passerat. I morgon är Therese Johaug fri att tävla igen efter ...

18 månader har passerat. I morgon är Therese Johaug fri att tävla igen efter ...
 
   
Lögnen avslöjas av läckta dokumenten
 
 Aftonbladet     2018-04-16 kl. 23:35     338 words
 
Fritt fram för Johaug - men Northug stoppas Norges skidförbund har hävdat att de inte tänker särbehandla Therese Johaug. En lögn, enligt VG. "Dokument som vi har kommit över visar på raka motsatsen", skriver tidningen.

De tre åkarna? Paralympiern Birgit Skarstein, Marit Björgen (som nu valt att avsluta karriären) och Therese Johaug.
 
   
Nya idrottens hus vill samla all idrott under samma tak
 
 Västerås Tidning     2018-04-16 kl. 15:34     313 words
 
Västmanlands idrottsförbund har flyttat in i nya lokaler på Rocklundaområdet. Här huserar också bland annat Västmanlands fotbollförbund och Mellansvenska simförbundet. Och så nykomlingen Parasport Västmanland.

Och så nykomlingen Parasport Västmanland.-... Det känns fantastiskt att vara här, säger Janne Edbom, idrottsinformatör på Parasport Västmanland.... En nykomling i gänget i och med flytten är Parasport Västmanland.... Det är fantastiskt att ha närheten och kunna träffas och diskutera, istället för att sitta över telefon, säger Janne Edbom som är idrottsinformatör på Parasport...
 
   
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New dance festival in Brighton
 
 Brighton & Hove Independent     2018-04-17 kl. 08:19     445 words
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South East Dance is to host Undisciplined, Brighton’s new micro-festival celebrating experimental and thought-provoking contemporary performance across the city from April 18-20.

alongside Coldplay at the London 2012 Paralympic closing ceremony; Amy Bell presents Tombo(y)la, a performative conversation as part of Trailing Identity, a day of artist led provocation and discussion; and Voodoo by Project O, a creative force who
 
   
Japanese expert speaks out on using Paralympics to build respect for people with disabilities
 
 EasyBranches.news     2018-04-17 kl. 08:11     2 words
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Japanese expert speaks out on using Paralympics to build respect for people with disabilities.
 
   
Foreign Minister Kono Visits the Lao PDR (April 7, 2018)
 
 Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan     2018-04-17 kl. 07:45     682 words
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Japanese On April 7, H.E. Mr. Taro Kano, Minister for Foreign Affairs, who is visiting the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, held a meeting and joint press announcement with H.E. Mr.

The two sides also highly appreciated that cooperation between the two countries is moving ahead in the run-up to the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Japanese expert speaks out on using Paralympics to build respect for people with disabilities
 
 Japan Times     2018-04-17 kl. 06:34     549 words
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A leading expert on accessibility says Japan needs to undergo a basic shift in how it thinks about people with disabilities as the government pushes a campaign to make the country more accessible ahead of the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo.

Japanese expert speaks out on using Paralympics to build respect for people with disabilities.... A leading expert on accessibility says Japan needs to undergo a basic shift in how it thinks about people with disabilities as the government pushes a campaign to make the country more accessible ahead of the 2020 Paralympics...

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Athletics and golf governing bodies to rejoin GAISF at General Assembly
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-17 kl. 06:30     481 words
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Governing bodies representing athletics and golf are each due to rejoin the Global Association of International Sport Federations (GAISF) at the body's General Assembly here on Friday (April 20).

But GAISF has now confirmed that the two will be joining as well as the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), whose President Andrew Parsons is here at the SportAccord Summit.
 
   
Johanna Griggs takes on Tracey Holmes over closing ceremony ‘farce’
 
 The New Daily     2018-04-17 kl. 06:22     727 words
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Channel Seven commentator Johanna Griggs has schooled ABC journalist Tracey Holmes over her claims Seven had pre-broadcast access to a “minute-by-minute” rundown of the maligned Commonwealth Games closing ceremony.

Griggs’ latest outburst came as now-retired 13-time Paralympian Fearnley told radio station Triple J the controversy was misguided and blown out of proportion. “There’s so many reasons that we could be firing up right now,” he said.

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Greg Shaw Among World’s Top Stars in Sled Hockey, Earned Two Gold Medals at Paralympics Games
 
 Space Coast News.com     2018-04-17 kl. 06:17     834 words
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SPACE COAST SPORTS HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE AS A MEMBER OF THE USA National Sled Hockey Team, Greg Shaw of Merritt Island earned a gold medal at the Paralympics games in Vancouver, Canada, in 2010, as well as in 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

Greg Shaw Among World’s Top Stars in Sled Hockey, Earned Two Gold Medals at Paralympics Games.... SPACE COAST SPORTS HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE AS A MEMBER OF THE USA National Sled Hockey Team, Greg Shaw of Merritt Island earned a gold medal at the Paralympics...
 
   
Flagbearer Fearnley says closing ceremony controversy blown out of proportion
 
 ABC Online     2018-04-17 kl. 05:34     464 words
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Australian flagbearer Kurt Fearnley says the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony broadcast gaffe must be put into perspective, saying there are issues affecting people with disabilities that are more worthy of "firing up" about.

Aussie legend @kurtfearnley's emotional and thoughtful thank you to Australia. #PlayersVoice #GC2018" The 13-time Paralympic medallist had already praised organisers for integrating the para-sports program into the wider Games event , saying it

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Maitland Pool scores a personal best for visitation
 
 Maitland Mercury     2018-04-17 kl. 05:22     418 words
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Maitland residents have taken to the city’s new indoor 25-metre pool like ducks to water with record visitation and learn to swim attendance this season. More than 147,000 entries were made to Maitland Aquatic Centre after the $9.

Picture: Simone De Peak. Gold medal Paralympian Maddi Elliott took the first swim in Maitland Aquatic Centre's indoor pool in July.
 
   
Say Konnichiwa to Japan’s new departure tax
 
 Travel Weekly Australia     2018-04-17 kl. 05:13     373 words
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, all travellers leaving Japan will be required to pay a 1000-yen ‘sayonara tax’. While the figure appears hefty in yen, it only equates to AU$12. Then again, that would probably cover our sushi lunches for the next few days.

The new tax is designed to assist infrastructure and improve services for tourists, in the lead up the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

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Private home sales drop by almost 60 percent from a year ago
 
 Independent.sg     2018-04-17 kl. 04:39     828 words
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The number of private homes sales by developers dropped  by 59.77 per cent on a yearly basis in March 2018.

Paralympic swimmer and medallist, Ms Theresa Goh, bought a two-bedroom premium unit and plans to reside in it with her parents and four cats.
 
   
Leonhardt hungry for more success after Games silver medal
 
 Port Macquarie News     2018-04-17 kl. 04:33     655 words
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PAIGE Leonhardt doesn’t want to be the next Sophie Pascoe – she wants to be the next Paige Leonhardt. If the former Port Macquarie teenager’s performance on the Gold Coast is any indication, she’s well on the way to achieving just that.

It indicated that the gap between Pascoe, the nine-time Paralympic gold medallist and Leonhardt was closing. “Some people have asked me if I want to be the next Sophie Pascoe and I don’t want to be the next Sophie Pascoe,” Leonhardt said.
 
   
Russian Rumyantseva named IPC Best Female Athlete of the Month for March
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-17 kl. 04:22     349 words
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Russia's Ekaterina Rumyantseva has been named International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Best Female Athlete of the Month for March after she won three gold medals at Pyeongchang 2018.

Russia's Ekaterina Rumyantseva has been named International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Best Female Athlete of the Month for March after she won three gold medals at Pyeongchang 2018.Rumyantseva, who competed as part of the Neutral Paralympic
 
   
Calgary City Council votes not to abandon bid for 2026 Winter Olympics
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-17 kl. 04:13     307 words
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Calgary's potential bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games will continue after the city's ruling council voted not to abandon the project.

Calgary's potential bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games will continue after the city's ruling council voted not to abandon the project.A hastily-convened attempt to derail the bid failed by a 9-6 margin after two councillors -
 
   
Julie Marshall: Words matter: Time's up for 'disabled'
 
 Boulder Daily Camera     2018-04-17 kl. 03:49     776 words
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_ As mom to a teenage daughter, who has a disability, I cringe and hesitate before having to use the word "disability" to describe her. It's the "dis" part that is initially troubling.

Paralympian Jan Cocks advocates for the word para-abled, or parability.... "These companion words align with Paralympic and Paramedic which are accepted worldwide," she writes on change.org.
 
   
Switzerland : Official meeting between President Berset and Japanese Prime Minister Abe
 
 TradingCharts.com     2018-04-17 kl. 03:37     390 words
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(Euclid Infotech Ltd via COMTEX) -- On Thursday, 12 April, President Alain Berset held an official meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. In addition to bilateral relations the talks covered a wide range of international issues.

A further topic of discussion was the state of preparations for the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
 
   
$12M GoFundMe for Humboldt Broncos to close Wednesday
 
 Atinitonews.com     2018-04-17 kl. 03:12     927 words
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The Humboldt Broncos organization will soon be closing a GoFundMe that raised $12 million to support players and families affected by a crash that left 16 people dead and 13 injured.

Sledge hockey Paralympian shares hope, experience with injured Humboldt Broncos. ?Hockey Canada’s insurance program also covers the Humboldt Broncos players, coaches and staff, spokesperson Lisa Dornan told CBC News in an email.
 
   
Osaka's main street Midosuji to be pedestrian precinct by 2037
 
 Asahi.com     2018-04-17 kl. 03:02     408 words
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OSAKA--Midosuji, the elegant ginko tree-lined boulevard that cuts through the city center, may well be transformed into a pedestrian precinct by 2037.

The partial conversion of traffic lanes into footways will be completed by 2020, the year of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, between Sennichimaedori street and the Dotonborigawa river.
 
   
A five-day celebration of all things sailing
 
 Bangkok Post     2018-04-17 kl. 02:58     367 words
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Boats at last year's regatta. photos courtesy of topofthegulfregatta.

It is an initiative by Disabled Sailing Thailand, which aims to give the disabled an opportunity to sail and perhaps a future chance to compete in the Paralympics.

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Para-athlete Pascoe motivated by legacy
 
 Newshub     2018-04-17 kl. 02:34     301 words
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Pascoe won two gold medals at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Credits: Photo/Video - AM Show Kiwi swimming champion Sophie Pascoe is still motivated for more success after another triumphant campaign in the pool.

Credits: Photo/Video - AM Show Kiwi swimming champion Sophie Pascoe is still motivated for more success after another triumphant campaign in the pool.The 25-year-old won two gold medals on the Gold Coast this month, taking her total haul to 13 over her Paralympic...
 
   
Fremont’s Tom Davis wins fourth Boston Marathon handcycling title
 
 News Sentinel     2018-04-17 kl. 02:04     328 words
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The way Fremont’s Tom Davis figures it, he’s fulfilling God’s destiny for him, and there’s no other way to explain it.

He also participated in the 2016 Paralympics in Rio where he finished fourth and sixth.
 
   
Inclusion is the future as 'Golden Games' sun sets
 
 PostGuam     2018-04-17 kl. 01:41     947 words
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GOLD COAST, Australia – A diverse and contemporary ceremony of music, lights and dance with the words and imagery of indigenous Australia very much at its heart brought an end to the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast on Sunday.

The Gold Coast Games were the first with an equal number of gold medals for men’s and women’s events, included 38 events in a fully integrated Paralympic program and welcomed a high-profile transgender athlete. “Inclusion is the
 
   
Illinois alumna wins fifth Boston Marathon
 
 Daily Illini     2018-04-17 kl. 01:00     271 words
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Close McFadden accepted the honor of being this year's Homecoming Grand Marshall. Brenton Tse Brenton Tse McFadden accepted the honor of being this year's Homecoming Grand Marshall.

The Paralympic athlete raced through the rainy Boston streets Monday morning to take home the women’s wheelchair race trophy.... McFadden now has a total of 17 Paralympic medals.
 
   
Ryan Lochte introduces some extra Special Olympians
 
 Orlando Sentinel     2018-04-17 kl. 00:48     541 words
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With so much cultural and societal division in the world, it is truly a blessing and a privilege to witness any event where people come together for a common passion.

Celeste Sychterz — the Athletes Without Limits swimming coach and mother of Team USA Paralympic hopeful Ian Soules — said of the event and the Olympians, “They were surprisingly talented with the kids … Despite the fact that most of their
 
   
SHERPAS IN VERBIER
 
 PlanetSKI     2018-04-17 kl. 00:39     787 words
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SPRING IS HERE - PlanetSKI is out enjoying some of the best April skiing... CITY AND SKI - We love cities & we love ski resorts. Where do they come... FRESH BREXIT WARNINGS FOR SEASONAIRES - Worries are mounting that British seasonal workers in...

Another day, another medal for GB at the Paralympics as...

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DIY SOS: The Big Build viewers see the incredible transformation of Cheltenham athlete’s home on BBC
 
 GloucestershireLive.co.uk     2018-04-16 kl. 23:07     1372 words
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There was another chance to see the inspirational and moving DIY SOS: The Big Build episode featuring Cheltenham athlete Scott Jones on BBC One on Monday night.

garden. How the BBC describes Monday's show The team are in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, with DIY SOS going for Paralympic gold to help build a home fit for a champion.... Seventeen-year-old Scott Jones is a young disabled athlete who is already a world...
 
   
Wayne Lomas: Experienced leader to helm of Canadian Paralympic program
 
 ZwemZa     2018-04-16 kl. 23:02     565 words
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Tags Wayne Lomas: Experienced leader to helm of Canadian Paralympic program by ZwemZa on April 16th, 2018 Swimming Canada is pleased to welcome Wayne Lomas as the new Associate High Performance Director and a National Para-swimming Coach.

Wayne Lomas: Experienced leader to helm of Canadian Paralympic program.... Tags Wayne Lomas: Experienced leader to helm of Canadian Paralympic program by ZwemZa on April 16th, 2018 Swimming Canada is pleased to welcome Wayne Lomas as the new Associate...
 
   
Mori Art Museum's 2018 Exhibition Schedule
 
 Thailand Tatler Mag     2018-04-16 kl. 22:51     871 words
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Ando Tadao Chapel on the Water (Hoshino Resort Tomamu), 1988 Hokkaido, Japan Photo: Courtesy of Hoshino Resport Tomamu The Mori Art Museum will

Art Museum.At a time of heightened global focus on Japan ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics the following year, the exhibition will take a fresh, wide-ranging look at contemporary art and creation in Japan. “Roppongi Crossing 2016:
 
   
Kurt Fearnley was cheated, but here’s the real truth about a great champion
 
 Who.com.au     2018-04-16 kl. 22:36     441 words
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Home News He was denied his moment at the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony, but his inspiring talent shines through - by Kellie Quinlan

I was extremely fortunate that my involvement with the Paralympic movement and Kurt’s support crew, meant that I was trackside during Kurt’s early career highlights.  No other sporting moment has given me the overwhelming sense of Aussie
 
   
Double Gold Coast 2018 medallist attends National Junior Para-Swimming Championships in Southampton
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-16 kl. 22:30     283 words
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Double Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games medallist Alice Tai was on hand to cheer on the athletes at the National Junior Para-Swimming Championships in Southampton.

The 19-year-old Paralympic gold medallist attended the event at The Quays in the English city, which ran from Saturday (April 14) to Sunday (April 15) and was attended by over 100 Para swimmers.
 
   
Commonwealth Games: The UK Forces Athletes Who'll Be Bringing Home Medals
 
 Forces.net     2018-04-16 kl. 22:13     787 words
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After the 2018 Commonwealth Games drew to a close in Australia, Forces Network has taken a look at the forces athletes who'll be bringing medals back to Britain.

Townsend, a four-time Invictus Games champion, has previously finished sixth in the Rio 2016 Summer Paralympics and third in last year's ITU World Triathlon Series in Rotterdam.... The veteran has also previously competed at the Rio Paralympics and...
 
   
Persons with disabilities meet Governor
 
 5 Dariya News - English     2018-04-16 kl. 22:12     245 words
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A delegation of persons with disabilities led by Sh. Girdhari Lal Raina, MLC, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.Sh.

Swavlamban scheme of Govt. of India; appointment of full time Director for Composite Regional Centre; reservation for disabled in Legislative Council; implementation of job reservation for disabled in Universities; paralympic committee in J&K
 
   
Chicago's Elite Wheelchair Athlete Wins Race in 2018 Boston Marathon
 
 NBC Chicago     2018-04-16 kl. 22:02     113 words
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The most decorated champion in Chicago Marathon history has now won the women's wheelchair race for the fifth time at the 2018 Boston Marathon —pushing through puddles that sent the spray from her wheels into her eyes.

The Paralympian and World Championship gold medalist is considered an elite wheelchair athlete in Chicago.
 
   
'No word': Cameroon team chief says he's heard nothing from missing athletes
 
 ABC Online     2018-04-16 kl. 21:59     580 words
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Cameroon's Chef de Mission is due to fly out of the Gold Coast this morning having heard nothing from his eight missing Commonwealth Games athletes, saying he is exhausted from the scrutiny prompted by their disappearance.

Mr Natherson said a Kenyan paralympian and her husband contacted his firm yesterday inquiring about how they could stay.
 
   
Local racing duo makes history at the Boston Marathon
 
 WTKR     2018-04-16 kl. 21:43     128 words
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Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment BOSTON, Mass. – Two local men made history at the Boston Marathon.

blind runner pushing a disabled athlete in the Boston Marathon’s history.

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South American Paralympics Cancelled...
 
 Around The Rings     2018-04-16 kl. 21:24     72 words
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South American Paralympics Cancelled...(ATR) Organizers can’t find a host for the event in October.

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The National Ability Center offers summer activities for families of all abilites
 
 Park Record     2018-04-16 kl. 21:13     746 words
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The National Ability Center, located at 1000 Ability Way at Quinn's Junction, challenges campers to discover their unique abilities while making lasting friendships and social connections.

Campers will enjoy Paralympic activities and sports training with our staff, as well as mentorship from emerging Paralympic athletes.... The National Ability Center is recognized as a chapter of Disabled Sports USA and a Gold Level US Paralympic Sports...
 
   
ConCourt rejects Pistorius appeal bid
 
 Legalbrief     2018-04-16 kl. 20:51     285 words
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Issue Number: 769 Diary: IBA Legalbrief Africa Category: South Africa The Constitutional Court has dismissed an application by former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius to appeal his 13-year sentence for murder, says a News24 report.

South Africa The Constitutional Court has dismissed an application by former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius to appeal his 13-year sentence for murder, says a News24 report.‘The Constitutional Court has considered the application for condonation and
 
   
Africa bags 97 medals at the CWG’s
 
 IRwanda24     2018-04-16 kl. 20:33     367 words
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On the final day of the games on April  Sunday  15, Africa’s medals came from Namibia’s Johannes Helalia who won the women’s marathon  in two hours , 32.40 minutes.

Rwanda was among the 28 countries that flattered during the games, the small nation was represented by a total of 17 athletes, across different disciplines namely; athletics, cycling, beach volleyball, Paralympics powerlifting.
 
   
Para swimming camps being held in Rotorua
 
 New Zealand Herald     2018-04-16 kl. 20:32     528 words
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Last year Siobhan Terry became Rotorua's first para swimmer to compete at the New Zealand Open Swimming Championships.

Next month Paralympics New Zealand is holding two para swimming camps at the Rotorua Aquatic Centre with the aim of showing others like Siobhan that they can get involved in swimming.... "This year, Paralympics NZ has approached me and Daniel Bell,...
 
   
5 things to know about this year’s Boston Marathon
 
 Washington Post     2018-04-16 kl. 20:30     375 words
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Desiree Linden became the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon since 1985 when she crossed the finish line April 16. Related links Read More Up next in Sports 2:26 What is 'El Tri'?

0:56. Tokyo unveils mascots for 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
UK Fire Sailing Challenge 2018 has more boats
 
 International Fire Fighter     2018-04-16 kl. 20:26     708 words
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UKFSC 2018 is shaping up to be the biggest and best yet. The 15th United Kingdom Firefighters Sailing Challenge (UKFSC) is taking place from the 7th to the 10th May 2018 and will see more boats and more competitors than ever before.

UKFSC is very pleased to announce that the guest speaker this year will be the 3 x World Champion and 4 x Paralympic sailor, Hannah Stodel.
 
   
Britain has no moral high ground on Commonwealth homophobia
 
 New Internationalist     2018-04-16 kl. 20:26     996 words
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United Kingdom Sexual Politics The colonial practice of exporting homophobia and contemporary anti-migrant policies should give pause to

Daley is pictured above at the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games Victory Parade, 10th September.
 
   
Calgary city council votes to continue work on possible 2026 Olympic bid
 
 Weyburn Review     2018-04-16 kl. 20:06     134 words
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Calgary city council has voted to continue working on a potential bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Calgary city council has voted to continue working on a potential bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games.It appeared last week that council was on the verge of killing a bid, but councillors voted 9-6 on Monday to keep exploring a possible

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Desiree Linden Becomes First U.S. Woman To Win Boston Marathon Since 1985
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-04-16 kl. 20:01     404 words
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, 1:01 p.m. (ET) Desiree Linden celebrates after winning the 2018 Boston Marathon on April 16, 2018 in Boston.

Looking for breaking news, videos, Olympic and Paralympic team bios all at your fingertips?
 
   
U.S. Olympic Committee Announces Schedule For 2018 Team USA Summer Champions Series, Presented By Xfinity
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-04-16 kl. 20:01     576 words
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, 1:40 p.m. (ET) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.

About the USOC Founded in 1894 and headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the United States Olympic Committee serves as both the National Olympic Committee and National Paralympic Committee for the United States.

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Tatyana McFadden Wins Fifth Boston Marathon
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-04-16 kl. 20:01     274 words
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, 1:12 p.m. (ET) Tatyana McFadden crosses the finish line to win the 2018 Boston Marathon on April 16, 2018 in Boston.

(ET) Tatyana McFadden crosses the finish line to win the 2018 Boston Marathon on April 16, 2018 in Boston.Five-time Paralympian Tatyana McFadden won her fifth Boston Marathon title in the wheelchair division on Monday, claiming victory in 2:04.39.
 
   
Calgary proceeds on possible 2026 Olympic bid
 
 KitchenerPost.ca     2018-04-16 kl. 19:53     133 words
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Calgary city council has voted to continue working on a potential bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Calgary city council has voted to continue working on a potential bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games.It appeared last week that council was on the verge of killing a bid, but councillors voted 9-6 on Monday to keep exploring a possible

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SRC moves in to resolve ZINA, Rainbow impasse
 
 ZBC.co.zw     2018-04-16 kl. 19:51     270 words
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The Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) met with the Zimbabwe Netball Association (ZINA) and a new netball splinter group trading under the name

Meanwhile, the SRC held a meeting on Friday in Gweru in preparation for the national paralympic games and reviewed upwards participation fees from $20 to $70 per participant for the games slated for this August.ZBC News Online.

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Marcel Hug, Tatyana McFadden victorious again in Boston
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-16 kl. 19:43     421 words
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The Swiss Silver Bullet wins for a fourth successive time while US racer McFadden secures her fifth Boston Marathon Swiss Paralympic champion Marcel

The Swiss Silver Bullet wins for a fourth successive time while US racer McFadden secures her fifth Boston Marathon Swiss Paralympic champion Marcel. ...Hug leading the Boston Marathon © • Pouring rain and blustery winds failed to dampen the
 
   
Last Minute Proposal Saves Calgary 2026 Olympic Bid At Least Until June
 
 GamesBids.com     2018-04-16 kl. 19:36     518 words
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Calgary City Council Monday voted  9 to 6 to save the city’s 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid, and to further explore the opportunity at least until June when another vote will held.  The vote followed a length and impassioned debate.

Calgary City Council Monday voted  9 to 6 to save the city’s 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid, and to further explore the opportunity at least until June when another vote will held.  The vote followed a length and impassioned
 
   
CCA presents 'Unite' event for all high school students
 
 San Diego Union Tribune     2018-04-16 kl. 19:27     288 words
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Canyon Crest Academy High School presents “Unite,” a free event designed to create a day of “discovery and innovation” for high school students, from 3 to 8 p.m. April 21, at the school, 5951 Village Center Loop Road, San Diego.

Lex Gillette, a globally recognized Paralympic track and field athlete who competes for Team USA, primarily in long jump.

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Our son died because of 'arrogant' doctors, family tells inquest
 
 The Guardian     2018-04-16 kl. 19:24     675 words
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Despite warnings, Oliver McGowan, 18, who had epilepsy, cerebral palsy and autism, was given antipsychotic medication The family of a talented teenage

Oliver’s mild disabilities did not hold him back.” Oliver played in centre of excellence football squads for young people with cerebral palsy and was training with Team Bath, aiming to compete in the Paralympics on the track.

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'It's a pretty awesome feeling' - Humble NZ swimming champion Sophie Pascoe on Commonwealth Games success
 
 ONE News     2018-04-16 kl. 19:16     295 words
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New Zealand's champion Paralympic swimmer Sophie Pascoe started the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games with a smile and had a huge smile at the end after gruelling campaign when she returned on home soil last night.

New Zealand's champion Paralympic swimmer Sophie Pascoe started the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games with a smile and had a huge smile at the end after gruelling campaign when she returned on home soil last night.Pascoe won two golds, the women's SB9
 
   
Expo 2020 Dubai to see significant Cisco Vision deployment
 
 AV Interactive     2018-04-16 kl. 19:05     516 words
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The first ever World Expo to be held in the Middle East, African and South Asia region will see one of the world’s largest ever deployments of the Cisco Vision dynamic signage solution.

2015, as well as the official networking supplier for both the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Grabyo Helps PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Games Reach 251M Through Social Media
 
 Sports Video Group     2018-04-16 kl. 18:57     434 words
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Story Highlights The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) teamed up with Grabyo for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, reaching more people across social channels than for the Sochi 2014 and London 2012 Paralympics combined.

Grabyo Helps PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Games Reach 251M Through Social Media.... Story Highlights The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) teamed up with Grabyo for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, reaching more people across social channels than for the Sochi 2014 and London 2012 Paralympics...
 
   
A trip down memory lane: Namib...
 
 Namibian Broadcasting Corporation     2018-04-16 kl. 18:48     415 words
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Windhoek- The Commonwealth Games are over and Namibia got two gold medals in Australia. But who else used to shine at the Games in the past and put Namibia on the map? Let's take a trip down memory lane and find out.

Two years later she would be crowned Paralympic Champion in the T37 100M finals.

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American Linden, Japan's Kawauchi win Boston Marathon
 
 Local10.com     2018-04-16 kl. 18:45     262 words
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Desiree Linden became the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years while Japan's Yuki Kawauchi won the men's title on Monday.

Hug, a nine-time world champion and two-time Paralympic gold medalist, set a world record with his finish time of 1:18:04 in 2017, but the cold, rainy weather slowed him down a bit this year.

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The Royal Theatrical Support Trust And Royal & Derngate Northampton Invite Entries For The RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award 2018
 
 Broadway World     2018-04-16 kl. 18:25     598 words
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The Royal Theatrical Support Trust (RTST) and Royal & Derngate Northampton are delighted to announce that the 2018 RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award Scheme is now open for entries.

Samantha Bond; Olivier Award-winner Dame Harriet Walter; Jenny Sealey MBE (Artistic Director of Graeae and Co-Director of The London Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony); four-times Olivier Award-winner Paule Constable (Associate, National Theatre);
 
   
Linden first US woman to win Boston Marathon in 33 years
 
 KVIA.com     2018-04-16 kl. 18:23     233 words
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Jonathan Moore/ Desiree Linden competes in the U.S. Olympic marathon team trials on Feb. 13, 2016. Jonathan Moore/ Desiree Linden competes in the U.S. Olympic marathon team trials on Feb. 13, 2016.

Hug, a nine-time world champion and two-time Paralympic gold medalist, set a world record with his finish time of 1:18:04 in 2017, but the cold, rainy weather slowed him down a bit this year.

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Desi Linden is first U.S. woman to win Boston Marathon since 1985
 
 NBC Olympics     2018-04-16 kl. 18:22     704 words
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More: Olympics Watch Boston Marathon finish-line camera live stream WATCH LIVE: Boston Marathon Patrick Chan retires from figure skating Desi Linden  became the first U.S.

The 17-time Paralympic medalist  Tatyana McFadden  won her fifth Boston wheelchair title in an unofficial 2:04:41, the slowest winning time in 30 years.

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What has the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games taught us about disability and inclusivity?
 
 Enable Magazine     2018-04-16 kl. 18:18     705 words
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The Commonwealth Games has just ended in the Gold Coast, Australia and the UK has racked up lots of medals.

For example, a number of leading sports organisations have taken disability very seriously and done something about it, including the International Paralympic Committee, which has put inclusion at the heart of its hugely successful Paralympic...
 
   
PPTC forms paratriathlon national training team
 
 Philippine Star     2018-04-16 kl. 18:15     251 words
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(The Philippine Star) - April 17, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Paratriathlon Committee (PPTC ) has announced the formation of

2020 Paralympics, is Cebu’s very first certified  triathlon finisher and enjoys strong support from the Cebuano triathlon community including Parklane International Hotel.
 
   
U.S. swimmers accept role in making sport safer
 
 AZCentral.com     2018-04-16 kl. 18:05     1264 words
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For the U.S. Olympic Committee and its member organizations, the path to restoring credibility that athletes are safe from sexual abuse will be long and subject to unprecedented scrutiny.

Olympic and Paralympic organizations, as an important step in encouraging reporting abuse.
 
   
Shibuya children learn about Olympic sports ...
 
 The Japan News     2018-04-16 kl. 17:51     306 words
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Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics is trying a unique approach of combining mathematics and sports in promoting the quadrennial event to children.

Shibuya children learn about Olympic sports ...Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics is trying a unique approach of combining mathematics and sports in promoting the quadrennial event to

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PyeongChang 2018: My Games Experience – The official
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-16 kl. 17:50     725 words
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Angela Schornstein worked her first Paralympics as a race administrator To mark one month since the PyeongChang 2018 competition, “My Games Experience” series brings you behind-the-scenes memories of the biggest event in winter Para sport.

Angela Schornstein worked her first Paralympics as a race administrator To mark one month since the PyeongChang 2018 competition, “My Games Experience” series brings you behind-the-scenes memories of the biggest event in winter Para sport.Having
 
   
Boston Marathon results 2018: Winners and highlights from the race
 
 TaableNote News     2018-04-16 kl. 17:33     1205 words
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11:21 a.m. ET: Galen Rupp botched his last shot at grabbing water when the ever-present rain forced his bottle to slip through his hand. He took a two-handed approach at his second pass. 11:17 a.m.

10:50 a.m. ET: Swiss Paralympian Marcel Hug has won the men’s push rim wheelchair race, and it wasn’t even close.

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Top 5 moments from the Commonwealth Games
 
 Straits Times     2018-04-16 kl. 17:08     706 words
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The 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast ended on Sunday (April 15). Over 4,000 athletes from 71 nations showcased their talent. World-class sporting action have been aplenty across 18 sports and seven para sports.

Jones, who was born with a missing femur, previously competed at the London and Rio de Janeiro Paralympics and the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games as a wheelchair racer.
 
   
Tokyo Disney marks 35th anniversary by confirming ¥300bn expansion plans
 
 Leisure Opportunities     2018-04-16 kl. 17:06     326 words
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On the anniversary of its 35th birthday, Disney ’s Tokyo theme park has confirmed plans to proceed with its landmark expansion , a move which will see the popular attraction grow in size by roughly 30 per cent.

A ¥60bn (US$534m, €451m, £397m) Nintendo and Mario -themed area is also in progress, with the attraction expected to open in 2020 ahead of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Tour Series provides exciting opportunities for businesses
 
 Aberdeen City Council     2018-04-16 kl. 17:04     678 words
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Aberdeen businesses are being invited to saddle up and help to turn the city into a cycling hub when the OVO Energy Tour Series returns on Thursday 17 May 2018.

Storey Racing team of Britain’s most decorated Paralympian Dame Sarah Storey.
 
   
Action for athletes
 
 British Psychological Society     2018-04-16 kl. 17:00     712 words
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I saw the Government’s mental health action plan for elite sportspeople and while I welcome it in principle, I can’t help but there’s even more to be

I appreciate there was a consultation on the Action Plan, but I wish that it had been led instead by the findings of the Independent House of Lords committee on Duty of Care in Sport , Chaired by Paralympic legend and cross-bench Peer, Baroness
 
   
Disability Sports Hub launched at Newry Leisure Centre
 
 Newry.ie     2018-04-16 kl. 16:55     692 words
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A Disability Sports Hub has been launched at Newry Leisure Centre by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Roisin Mulgrew.

start to our collective implementation of the Action Plan, to ensure the continued positive experiences of involvement and inclusion and to promote not only recreational enjoyment of sporting activity but potentially the development of our paralympic...
 
   
Here are the South Africans who won medals at this year's Commonwealth Games
 
 Lead SA     2018-04-16 kl. 16:42     2040 words
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:06 PM The 2018 Commonwealth Games have ended and South Africa has 37 medals to show for it thanks to our inspiring athletes. We are proud of every athlete who competed, as qualifying for the games is a huge achievement in and of itself.

This has added to his list of achievements, including his first place rank at the 2016 Paralympic Games’ Men’s Javelin Throw F38 event.

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Olympic Channel goes live with 2018 Boston Marathon stream
 
 SVG Europe     2018-04-16 kl. 16:13     306 words
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The Olympic Channel has provided live online coverage of the 122nd Boston Marathon on Monday 16 April. Coverage of the marathon was available in select countries in Europe and Asia, MENA and Australia and New Zealand at olympicchannel.

In the wheelchair division, champions Marcel Hug (SUI), an eight-time Paralympic medallist, and Manuela Schar (SUI), a three-time Paralympic medallist, return along with four-time winner and 17-time Paralympic medallist Tatyana McFadden (USA) and
 
   
Mark Felt:The Man Who Brought Down The White House opens this week,
 
 Showbiz in FULL HD     2018-04-16 kl. 16:10     10705 words
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MARK FELT:THE MAN WHO BROUGHT DOWN THE WHITE HOUSE - OPENS 20 APRIL Age Restriction: 10–12 PG L Run time: 103 Mins Cast: Liam Neeson, Diane Lane,

Steenkamp by Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.
 
   
Spain and Great Britain win European Qualification
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-16 kl. 15:59     401 words
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Last teams secure qualification for wheelchair tennis World Team Cup finals in Portugal Spain’s wheelchair tennis players won the men’s event at

The International Paralympic Committee suspended the Russian Paralympic Committee on 7 August 2016 for its inability to fulfil its IPC membership responsibilities and obligations, in particular its obligation to comply with the IPC Anti-Doping Code
 
   
‘Dancing with the Stars: Athletes’: Which sports have the best track records?
 
 Gold Derby     2018-04-16 kl. 15:02     751 words
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ABC/Craig Sjodin Seven sports are represented by the 10 athletes on “ Dancing with the Stars : Athletes,” including some of the show’s staples. But which sport’s athletes have done the best on the show? You can probably guess (cough, football, cough).

2010 Olympian Louie Vito , who finished eighth on Season 9, and Paralympian Amy Purdy , who was second to Davis on Season 18.
 
   
Tokyo set for a continental tussle for power
 
 Dotemirates.com     2018-04-16 kl. 14:44     539 words
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Dubai: A top official from the world governing body for Para-Badminton has predicted a close fight for medals between Asian and European nations when the sport makes its Olympic debut at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.

Dubai: A top official from the world governing body for Para-Badminton has predicted a close fight for medals between Asian and European nations when the sport makes its Olympic debut at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.Paul Kurzo, vice-president of BWF

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Push for Inclusive Typography
 
 Stylus     2018-04-16 kl. 14:25     266 words
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Brands and designers are increasingly catering to consumers of mixed abilities, creating targeted products that both appeal and empower (see Design for Disability ).

Takahashi aims for the typeface to be adopted at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.
 
   
Nick Butler: Forget relevance, the irrelevance of the Commonwealth Games is its greatest asset
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-16 kl. 14:15     1560 words
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Sport is full of irritating buzzword or phrases which get banded around at every opportunity without meaning anything substantial.

There was also a ceremony to commemorate the Rwanda genocide and the constant messages towards gay rights, gender equality and Paralympic inclusion.... Incorporating Paralympic events was good, and I especially enjoyed the crash-heavy Paratriathlon,...
 
   
Charity spotlight: Herts Disability Sports Foundation
 
 Hertfordshire Life     2018-04-16 kl. 14:09     516 words
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HDSF is also able to cater for organisations that would like to take part in corporate team building activities with a twist, such as paralympic games, wheelchair basketball competitions and challenges which really make staff think about
 
   
Vasyl Kovalchuk leads Ukrainian dominance in Szczecin
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-16 kl. 14:09     633 words
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Ukraine captured seven of eight individual gold medals in the final competition before 2018 World Championships Ukraine won seven out of eight

Ukraine’s two-time Paralympic champion Vasyl Kovalchuk carried over his solid medal winning form from the recent World Cup in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.... The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games was the last time that P1 (men’s 10m air pistol SH1) Paralympic...
 
   
India’s Wheelchair Dance Sports for Paralympic Games
 
 Business Wire India     2018-04-16 kl. 13:48     429 words
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World-renowned master craftsman of Indian wheelchair dance and innovator of 100’s of wheelchair dance productions Dr. Syed Sallauddin Pasha will be conducting professional wheelchair Dance sports workshops for Differently Abled across the Nation.

India’s Wheelchair Dance Sports for Paralympic Games.... It is the high time that we represent India in Paralympic Games”, says Pasha....people in India, by training professionally they can participate in the Paralympic wheelchair dance sports”, says Syed...

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Jones doubles up as England seal three wheelchair marathon medals
 
 Able Magazine     2018-04-16 kl. 13:40     392 words
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Two races, two different sports, two medals – Jade Jones has certainly made sure to enjoy herself on the Gold Coast at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

And for two-time Paralympian Jones, who was later named as Team England’s flagbearer for the Closing Ceremony, the enormity of her achievements were still sinking in as she added to her T54 1500m bronze from four years ago. “I knew I could
 
   
Wilson leads home nations table tennis success
 
 Able Magazine     2018-04-16 kl. 13:40     562 words
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Ross Wilson conceded he was pushed all the way by close friend and teammate Kim Daybell before eventually sealing the Commonwealth Games para table tennis title he had long dreamed about.

competition. Wilson, a two-time Paralympic bronze medallist, had come from behind to defeat Stacey in Friday’s semi-finals and he was down early on once more in the final against world No.6 Daybell, losing the first game 11-7.
 
   
ESPN CELEBRATES SPECIAL OLYMPICS BY TEAMING UP WITH #BTSIA
 
 Sport Industry Group     2018-04-16 kl. 13:37     543 words
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ESPN Special Olympics Unified Sports has become the official charity partner of the BT Sport Industry Awards after agreeing a new partnership with event organisers, Sport Industry Group.

ESPN Special Olympics Unified Sports has become the official charity partner of the BT Sport Industry Awards after agreeing a new partnership with event organisers, Sport Industry Group.2018 marks ESPN’s 30 th anniversary since it began supporting

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Our favourite athletes from the 2018 Commonwealth Games
 
 The New Daily     2018-04-16 kl. 13:02     500 words
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‘Dodgy’ tow truck drivers targeted by Queensland government Sydney councillors blackmailed official into hiring unqualified planner, ICAC hears

Photo: Getty. Thirteen Paralympic medals (including three gold), seven world titles and 35 marathon victories – what more can be said about the determination and inspiration of Kurt Fearnley?
 
   
Amazing teenage gymnast with autism scoops THREE gold medals in Artistic Gymnastics British Championships
 
 Grimsby Telegraph     2018-04-16 kl. 13:00     394 words
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A 15-year-old with autism has beaten gymnasts nearly twice his age to win three gold medals and a silver. Oliver Kettleborough, from North Thoresby, won the medals at the 2018 Artistic Gymnastics British Championships in Liverpool.

Oliver is now competing at the highest possible level, as gymnastics isn't recognised by the Paralympics and he isn't eligible for the Special Olympics due to the nature of his disability.... He said: "It'd be a dream to compete in the Paralympics...
 
   
How Prince Harry found his perfect match in Meghan Markle
 
 MSN South Africa     2018-04-16 kl. 12:22     1241 words
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UP NEXT During a surprise visit to Belfast on March 23, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle held hands as they worked their way in tandem through the crowds.

Harry’s service led him to found the Invictus Games , his annual Paralympic-style competition for wounded warriors. “You’d be getting changed in the locker room at Invictus and Harry would suddenly appear and say, ‘Let’s have a selfie!’
 
   
Ekaterina Rumyantseva named Female Athlete of the Month
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-16 kl. 12:18     194 words
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NPA Nordic skier dominates women’s standing category by winning five medals in PyeongChang Neutral Paralympic Athlete Ekaterina Rumyantseva has

NPA Nordic skier dominates women’s standing category by winning five medals in PyeongChang Neutral Paralympic Athlete Ekaterina Rumyantseva has. ...been voted the Allianz Best Female Athlete of the Month for March after winning five medals at

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Commonwealth Games 2018: Top 10 Aussie Performances on the Gold Coast
 
 Sporting News     2018-04-16 kl. 12:13     1484 words
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For 11 days, we were captivated by athletes that travelled far and wide to the Gold Coast for the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Our Australian representatives did their nation proud, bringing home a huge haul of medals, including a whopping 80 gold.

Especially through the Paralympics.... Paralympic sport has opened up a whole new world for me.
 
   
Channel 4 launches tender process for 2020 Tokyo Paralympics
 
 Prolific North     2018-04-16 kl. 11:47     217 words
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Channel 4 has launched the tender process for coverage of the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo. Independent production companies are being invited to pitch for the contract to produce the broadcaster's coverage of the Games.

Channel 4 launches tender process for 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.... Channel 4 has launched the tender process for coverage of the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo.... Independent production companies are being invited to pitch for the contract to produce the broadcaster's coverage of the Games. Sunset + Vine produced the 2016 Paralympics...
 
   
Netball gold will inspire people to take up the game, says UK Sport chief Senior promotions at Duff & Phelps
 
 Bailiwick Express     2018-04-16 kl. 11:42     358 words
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England secured a dramatic victory over hosts Australia on Sunday. UK Sport chief executive Liz Nicholl hopes England’s netball success at the Commonwealth Games will boost participation levels.

by Sport England rather than UK Sport, and Nicholl explained her organisation’s commitment to Olympic and Paralympic sports. “UK Sport funds UK GB level athletes,” she added. “Olympic and Paralympic focus – netball is not an Olympic
 
   
Five medals is best Commonwealths haul since 1990 Games
 
 Scottish Athletics     2018-04-16 kl. 11:38     662 words
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Mark Dry opened up the Games with bronze for Scotland in the hammer on the first day (photo by Bobby Gavin) By Peter Jardine, Head of

their coaches to the levels required to succeed at Europeans, World, Olympic and Paralympic over the next few years. ‘Coupled with four medals for Scottish athletes with GB and NI at the recent World Indoor Champs, I believe there are strong
 
   
Netball gold will inspire people to take up the game, says UK Sport chief
 
 Bailiwick Express     2018-04-16 kl. 11:36     358 words
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England secured a dramatic victory over hosts Australia on Sunday. UK Sport chief executive Liz Nicholl hopes England’s netball success at the Commonwealth Games will boost participation levels.

by Sport England rather than UK Sport, and Nicholl explained her organisation’s commitment to Olympic and Paralympic sports. “UK Sport funds UK GB level athletes,” she added. “Olympic and Paralympic focus – netball is not an Olympic

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Perfect for Comm Games but Olympics a logistical step too far
 
 Sydney Morning Herald     2018-04-16 kl. 11:01     411 words
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While Crombie's event made the cut, plenty of others didn't - Jayden Sawyer wasn't able to compete in the javelin - the sport he holds the world record in - so switched to the shot put to take on Crombie.

Jayden Sawyer wasn't able to compete in the javelin - the sport he holds the world record in - so switched to the shot put to take on Crombie.Given the magnitude of both the Paralympics and Olympics, Crombie thought that might be a step too far and

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Wright v Satellite Information Services Ltd [2018] EWHC 812 (QB) (11 April 2018)
 
 Bailii.org     2018-04-16 kl. 10:19     4479 words
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Case No: B44YP729 Appeal Ref: M18X017 IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION Manchester Civil Justice Centre, 1 Bridge Street

However, the grounds appeared to have sufficient merit to justify the grant of permission, noting some apparent parallels to the recent decision of Julian Knowles J in London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games v Sinfield EWHC
 
   
McGowan Government celebrates WA’s PyeongChang 2018 champions
 
 Government of Western Australia     2018-04-16 kl. 10:10     314 words
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WA's five Winter Olympic and Paralympic athletes receive a standing ovation from Members of Parliament  Western Australia's PyeongChang 2018

WA's five Winter Olympic and Paralympic athletes receive a standing ovation from Members of Parliament  Western Australia's PyeongChang 2018. ...competitors received a standing ovation from Members of Parliament last Wednesday (April 11), as Sport
 
   
Para-Schwimmerin Verena Schott siegt beim Swim Cup Eindhoven
 
 SwimSwam     2018-04-16 kl. 09:29     297 words
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By on SwimSwam Swim Cup Eindhoven 2018 Pieter van den Hoogenband Schwimmcenter, Eindhoven (Niederlande) April 13 – 15 Wettkampfplan Website

Live Stream. Neben dem DSV Aufgebot der Beckenschwimmern, nahmen in Eindhoven auch einige paralympische Schwimmerinnen teil.... Verena Schott gewann bei den Paralympischen Spielen 2012 in London Silber über die 200 m Lagen.
 
   
My first step towards covering the AFL
 
 Murray Valley Standard     2018-04-16 kl. 09:16     396 words
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My name is and last Tuesday I started my first day of work placement at The Murray Valley Standard , through the University of Adelaide. Taylor Harvey. Photo: Peri Strathearn.

My final year of schooling was completely different experience to most others, mainly due to me preparing for the 2015 World Paralympic Championships for football in Nottingham, England.