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Davids resa har gått i mål
 
 Nya Wermlands-Tidningen Plus     2018-04-20 kl. 06:00     500 words
 
FRIIDROTT: Har sprungit halvmaraton på jordens sju kontinenter Nu har David Sundström gått i mål på sin resa över jordens sju kontinenter. Nyligen genomförde han den sista sträckan på sitt jätteprojekt - Hapalua Half Marathon på Hawaii.

Synskadade David Sundström har tidigare varit en mycket framgångsrik skidåkare med bland annat en guldmedalj i super-G från Paralympics i Lillehammer på meritlistan.
 
   
Mats Årjes efterträder Hans Vestberg från Hudiksvall som SOK-ordförande
 
 Sveriges Radio Gävleborg     2018-04-19 kl. 21:12     94 words
 
Mats Årjes, VD för Skistar och ordförande i Svenska Skidförbundet, valdes på torsdagskvällen till ny ordförande för Sveriges Olympiska kommitté.

Mats Årjes, VD för Skistar och ordförande i Svenska Skidförbundet, valdes på torsdagskvällen till ny ordförande för Sveriges Olympiska kommitté.Det i ett läge när de Svenska chanserna för en ansökan om ett OS och Paralympics till

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IFK byter sport -ställs mot landslag
 
 Ystads Allehanda Plus     2018-04-19 kl. 16:17     228 words
 
IFK Ystads A-lag i handboll står inför utmaningen att ta sig an handbollsligan i höst. Men före det ger man sig på en utmaning av helt annan art, i en helt annan sport. IFK ställs mot landslaget i goalball i Ystad på lördag.

IFK ställs mot landslaget i goalball i Ystad på lördag.Landslaget i paralympicsgrenen goalball är på träningsläger i Ystad och på lördag bjuder man in allmänheten till att testa denna sport.... Mästerskap såsom VM och Paralympics är bara öppna för...
 
   
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Australia now Japan 2018
 
 Culture360.org     2018-04-20 kl. 08:42     138 words
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Australia now  Japan is a celebration of Australian  innovation, creativity and lifestyle  in Japan from April to November 2018.

In the lead up to the Rugby World Cup 2019 and the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics,  Australia now  Japan brings together our unique cultures and provides a platform to promote Australia's finest innovators, artists, thinkers and
 
   
Josoor Institute Trains Professionals to Deliver ...
 
 IloveQatar.net     2018-04-20 kl. 08:34     735 words
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High Quality Services Provided to Spectators Believed to Accelerate Growth of Sports and Events Industries in the MENA Region     Doha, Qatar

The two-day programme is being delivered by Andy Young, Ex-Senior Consultant at Wembley Consulting and head of events services during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and Martin Girvan, Inspector at Sports Ground Safety Authority, UK.
 
   
Hosts United States shine on day one of World Para Swimming World Series event in Indianapolis
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-20 kl. 08:11     447 words
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Hosts United States claimed 10 medals, including six golds, on the opening day of the 2018 World Para Swimming World Series in Indianapolis.

Hosts United States claimed 10 medals, including six golds, on the opening day of the 2018 World Para Swimming World Series in Indianapolis.Thirteen-time Paralympic...

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Top of the Gulf Regatta to increase accessibility to sailing
 
 Pattaya Mail     2018-04-20 kl. 08:01     528 words
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Top of the Gulf Regatta Organising Committee members and tourism officials pose with sailors from the Thai national team and Disabled Sailing Thailand at an April 2 press conference in Bangkok to announce the 2018 Top of the Gulf Regatta.

people with disabilities the opportunity to sail and perhaps in the future the chance to compete in the Paralympics.  We believe making the sport more accessible is key to growing sailing in the country,” he added.
 
   
8 Of The Best Free Rio 2016 Olympics Resources for Key Stage 1 & 2
 
 Teachwire.net     2018-04-20 kl. 06:45     1128 words
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The Olympics are upon us! Will they be as good as the London 2012 games? No, of course not. Well, OK, maybe weather-wise Rio de Janeiro has us beat. We’ll give them that. But yes, it’s that time that happens once every four years.

This package of exciting learning resources for ages 7-11 and 11-14 is the official youth engagement programme brought to you from Team GB and Paralympics GB.... These activities promote teamwork and healthy, active lifestyles inspired by Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Beijing 2022 urged to be cost-efficient by Samaranch during latest IOC Project Review visit
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-20 kl. 06:34     475 words
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Beijing's preparations for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games have been backed by the chairman of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission Juan Antonio Samaranch following his latest visit to the Chinese capital.

Beijing's preparations for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games have been backed by the chairman of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission Juan Antonio Samaranch following his latest visit to the Chinese
 
   
Watches Let’s Get Social
 
 Esquire Singapore     2018-04-20 kl. 06:28     451 words
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The Cartier Santos story is as memorable as it is inspiring. A chance meeting of minds in 1904 led to the birth of the timepiece.

Topics include Invention and Failure featuring Melanie Laurent and Frieda Pinto; Mind Over Matter featuring surfing pro Laird Hamilton and actress-model-paralympian...

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Five For Friday: Marathon
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-04-20 kl. 06:11     220 words
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, 12:01 a.m. (ET) Tatyana McFadden crosses the finish line to win the women's push rim wheelchair race at the 120th Boston Marathon on April 18, 2016 in Boston.

Five For Friday: Rugby. Tatyana McFadden, a 17-time Paralympic medalist who won the women’s wheelchair title in the Boston Marathon this past Monday, is among the U.S. athletes competing in Sunday’s London Marathon.... Looking for breaking news, videos, Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Kim Jong-un, Greece, Satan: Your Friday Briefing
 
 New York Times     2018-04-20 kl. 06:04     1240 words
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(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up .) Good morning. North Korea drops a bargaining chip, Greece scrambles on migrants and priests in Rome share exorcism tips.

Rob Matthews, 56, a blind British runner who won eight Paralympic gold medals and broke 22 world records. “Running turned back the fear,” he said. • A Frenchman has become the first person in the world to receive two full facial transplants

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Davids resa har gått i mål
 
 Nya Wermlands-Tidningen Plus     2018-04-20 kl. 06:00     500 words
 
FRIIDROTT: Har sprungit halvmaraton på jordens sju kontinenter Nu har David Sundström gått i mål på sin resa över jordens sju kontinenter. Nyligen genomförde han den sista sträckan på sitt jätteprojekt - Hapalua Half Marathon på Hawaii.

Synskadade David Sundström har tidigare varit en mycket framgångsrik skidåkare med bland annat en guldmedalj i super-G från Paralympics i Lillehammer på meritlistan.
 
   
Beijing asks citizens to help clean up street signs
 
 People.com.cn     2018-04-20 kl. 05:54     354 words
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Beijing Municipal Foreign Affairs Office has asked for the help of local residents to help fix any grammatical English errors they find on street signs around the city.

Beijing has been named the hosting city of the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, and as such, the city will receive huge media attention across the world.
 
   
Hosts Iran, Paralympic sitting volleyball champions, off to winning start in World Super 6
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-20 kl. 05:28     195 words
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Hosts Iran, the Paralympic sitting volleyball champions, got off to a winning start at the World Super 6  in Tabriz. They earned a 35-22, 25-20, 25-17 win over Russia at the Sadra Sports Hall.

Hosts Iran, Paralympic sitting volleyball champions, off to winning start in World Super 6.... Hosts Iran, the Paralympic sitting volleyball champions, got off to a winning start at the World Super 6  in Tabriz.
 
   
Countdown is on to the 2018 B.C. Summer Games
 
 Comox Valley Record     2018-04-20 kl. 05:12     219 words
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The torch is lit. With 100 days left to go until the beginning of the 2018 B.C.

Winter Games; Duncan bowler Jenny Scholfield, a multiple medalist at the Special Olympics, Richard Peter, a five-time Paralympian and four-time medalist in wheelchair basketball; and Bill Keserich, the longtime leader of the Cowichan Valley’s

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United Challenge teaches students inclusion, teamwork
 
 Columbia Missourian     2018-04-20 kl. 04:41     658 words
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As the school day ended for most Columbia high school students Thursday afternoon, nearly 200 student athletes, volunteers and spectators filed into the two gymnasiums at Hickman High School. For them, the excitement was just getting started.

As the school day ended for most Columbia high school students Thursday afternoon, nearly 200 student athletes, volunteers and spectators filed into the two gymnasiums at Hickman High School. For them, the excitement was just getting started.As the
 
   
Ukraine to compete at European Wrestling Championships in Russia after Government lift ban
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-20 kl. 04:26     540 words
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A ban on Ukrainian athletes competing at events in Russia has been lifted by the country’s Ministry of Youth and Sports after the nation’s wrestling team confirmed they would participate at the European Championships in Kaspiysk.

Ukraine's athletes have competed at events in Russia since the annexation but protested the move during the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi.
 
   
The Japanese Table / Home chefs must help ‘e...
 
 The Japan News     2018-04-20 kl. 04:19     1144 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun Five years have passed since washoku traditional Japanese cuisine was added to UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list.

overseas, interest in washoku is expected to grow even further heading into the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Former gymnast’s lawsuit includes International Gymnastics Federation
 
 Houston Chronicle     2018-04-20 kl. 04:01     723 words
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A former Houston gymnast filed suit in Harris County district court against disgraced former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, USA Gymnastics, the U.S.

The reprehensible behavior of Larry Nassar and other abusers has no place in our Olympic and Paralympic community. “Organizations, institutions and individuals alike must reignite a culture for competitive excellence — one that is a safe,
 
   
Early Preparations, Key To Our Success -Medalist – The Tide
 
 Nigeria Today.ng     2018-04-20 kl. 02:06     140 words
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in Sports | 0 comments Early Preparations, Key To Our Success -Medalist The Tide World record-setter, Esther Oyema says early preparations and provision of facilities will keep Nigeria's para-athletes ahead in every sport.

para-athletes ahead in every sport.The paralympian, who smashed the world record in the women's lightweight power lifting event at the just … and more » Do you have something awesome to share with the world?

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Silverthorne to honor local Olympians April 28
 
 Summit Daily News     2018-04-20 kl. 02:03     847 words
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Following the professional snowboard season that made several Silverthorne athletes household names, not just in the U.S. but worldwide, the town will officially welcome them back next weekend with a community celebration months in the making.

details surrounding Silverthorne's plans to honor a handful of local Olympians and Paralympians were released Thursday, and like the athletes on the slopes, the town aims to go all out and stomp the landing with this one.
 
   
Early Preparations, Key To Our Success -Medalist
 
 The Tide Newspaper Online     2018-04-20 kl. 02:03     277 words
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Tweet on Twitter World record-setter, Esther Oyema says early preparations and provision of facilities will keep Nigeria’s para-athletes ahead in every sport.

Tweet on Twitter World record-setter, Esther Oyema says early preparations and provision of facilities will keep Nigeria’s para-athletes ahead in every sport.The paralympian, who smashed the world record in the women’s lightweight power lifting
 
   
‘DON’T LOOK TO D.C., COME TO L.A.’: Garcetti says L.A. is model for rest of country
 
 Wave Newspapers     2018-04-20 kl. 01:51     658 words
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LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti described Los Angeles as a progressive city that is tackling homelessness and climate change, is creating thousands

right now.” The mayor also talked about the health of L.A. residents, stating that 40 percent are considered overweight and 23 percent struggle with obesity. “We shouldn’t be an unhealthy city when we host the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic
 
   
USC scholarship keeps basketballer in the game
 
 MySunshineCoast     2018-04-20 kl. 01:34     360 words
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Hannah Dodd is very pleased to have received the June Canavan Scholarship One of Australia’s top wheelchair basketballers has received a prestigious USC scholarship that is assisting her to achieve her goals – both on court and in her study.

The elite competitor, who also represented Australia in equestrian at the 2012 Paralympics, said the University’s dedicated staff were key to her decision to study at USC. “USC has a really good sports program, which means I have
 
   
Rob Matthews, 56, Blind Paralympian Who Won 8 Gold Medals, Dies
 
 NewsReality.com     2018-04-20 kl. 00:20     22 words
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A British runner competed at six Games for the disabled and broke 22 world records. “Running turned back the fear,” he said.

Rob Matthews, 56, Blind Paralympian Who Won 8 Gold Medals, Dies.
 
   
Double Winter Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold swaps the skeleton for Strictly Come Dancing
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2018-04-20 kl. 00:04     106 words
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Winter Olympics queen Lizzy Yarnold is being lined up for a stint on Strictly Come Dancing, with BBC bosses keen to see her swap the skeleton for the salsa.

The BBC entered new territory last year when signing up Paralympic star Jonnie Peacock, and sources have confirmed the Strictly team met Yarnold earlier this month to discuss snapping her up. ‘She has always admired the show but has never had a
 
   
Will Jamie Anderson soar above the other athletes on ‘Dancing with the Stars’?
 
 Gold Derby     2018-04-19 kl. 23:41     622 words
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ABC/Craig Sjodin Jamie Anderson can spin to win in the air, but can she spin to win on the parquet?

Three-time Paralympic medalist Amy Purdy , the first double amputee to compete on the show, was runner-up on Season 18, buoyed by her quick learning skills, triumphant story, and being partnered with then-five-time champ Derek Hough .
 
   
Sion 2026 Olympic Bid Considers Insurance Plan To Cover Any Potential Games Deficit
 
 GamesBids.com     2018-04-19 kl. 23:26     438 words
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Sion’s 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid is considering an insurance plan to protect taxpayers from any potential cost overruns incurred should the Swiss city win the right to host the Games.

Sion’s 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid is considering an insurance plan to protect taxpayers from any potential cost overruns incurred should the Swiss city win the right to host the Games.Display at House of Sion 2026 In PyeongChang during
 
   
On May 6, Georgia Runs with the World Again!
 
 Georgia Today     2018-04-19 kl. 23:14     675 words
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The Wings for Life World Run is to kick off at 3 pm on May 6, in Kakheti, with a trail that runs along the Lopota edge of the Caucasus Range. On this day, professional athletes, amateurs and people using wheelchairs will “run” together.

Mevlud Meladze and Dada Kajaia; skater Iva Tsiklauri; rugby player Vasil Lobzhanidze; Paralympic participant Irma Khetsuriani; swimmer Henry Kuprashvili; amateur morben Giga Dzuliashvili and Tamar Gelashvili.
 
   
Chloe Kim, Adam Rippon And Kevin Durant Named To TIME’s 100 Most Influential
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-04-19 kl. 22:50     447 words
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, 3:29 p.m. (ET) (L-R) Chloe Kim, Kevin Durant and Adam Rippon were named to the TIME 100 on April 19, 2018.

Looking for breaking news, videos, Olympic and Paralympic team bios all at your fingertips?
 
   
Fencing national championships begin Friday in Richmond
 
 Augusta Free Press     2018-04-19 kl. 22:38     498 words
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Olympic and Paralympic Teams:... Joey Brinson (Florence, Miss. / Wheelchair Men’s Foil and Saber), two-time Paralympian.... Lauryn DeLuca (Parma, Ohio / Wheelchair Women’s Epee and Foil), 2016 Paralympian.
 
   
Close competition calls for exciting racing in upcoming World Cup Series
 
 Sailing.org     2018-04-19 kl. 22:35     783 words
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Over 650 sailors representing 46 nations will be competing in Round 3 of the 2018 World Cup Series in Hyères, France, from 22 - 29 April.

29 April.Hyères will be flooded with Olympic, Paralympic, World and Continental Champions, all battling for the top spots of the one Para World Sailing and ten Olympic events, in preparation for the upcoming Hempel Sailing World Championships in
 
   
Gerrie Nel: Why I've decided to go private
 
 RDM.co.za     2018-04-19 kl. 22:15     540 words
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'This not just about political prosecutions.

Nel‚ who put Paralympian Oscar Pistorius behind bars‚ was speaking at the media conference in Pretoria where he explained his move to a new private prosecution hub within Afriforum.
 
   
40th ANNUAL AAFA AMERICAN IMAGE AWARDS W. KATIE COURIC, CYNTHIA BAILEY, AMY PURDY, BRETT GRAY & MORE
 
 Fashion Maniac     2018-04-19 kl. 21:56     757 words
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AAFA CELEBRATES APPAREL AND FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY AT ITS 40 TH  AMERICAN IMAGE AWARDS   (New York, NY) – April 17, 2018  – The American Apparel

Atlanta;”  Brett Gray , actor from “On My Block;” and Paralympian  Amy Purdy . “The American Image Awards uniquely highlight the contributions of the entire industry,” said  Tom Glaser  chairman of the American Apparel & Footwear
 
   
USOC Announces Kristi Yamaguchi For Jesse Owens Olympic Spirit Award, Tom Kelly For USG Building Dreams Award
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-04-19 kl. 21:36     913 words
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, 3:01 p.m. (ET) Kristi Yamaguchi poses for a photograph at the Sierra Club's 125th Anniversary Trail Blazer's Ball at Innovation Hangar on May 18, 2017 in San Francisco. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.

The awards ceremony – which will celebrate the awe-inspiring performances from the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 – will be held April 26 at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, D.C.

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APHA Partners With 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games™
 
 American Horse Publications     2018-04-19 kl. 21:35     909 words
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The  (APHA) has partnered with the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 (WEG) as an Official Media Partner of the 2018 event to help champion the sport of Reining and show its support for the equine community as a whole.

It is one of the biggest events on the global sporting calendar, combining World Championships in the Olympic disciplines of Jumping, Dressage and Eventing, the Paralympic discipline of Para-Equestrian Dressage, as well as Driving, Endurance,
 
   
Watch as Paralympian Mac Marcoux pulls his buddy on a wakeboard on open water — with a snowmachine
 
 CBC     2018-04-19 kl. 21:21     357 words
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Paralympian Mac Marcoux uses snowmachine to pull his buddy across open water, near Sault Ste. Marie Winter in northeastern Ontario has been slow to leave, so that's prompted two men in the Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. area to combine a summer and winter sport.

Watch as Paralympian Mac Marcoux pulls his buddy on a wakeboard on open water — with a snowmachine.... Paralympian Mac Marcoux uses snowmachine to pull his buddy across open water, near Sault Ste.... Andrew Erkkila and Paralympic alpine skier Mac Marcoux...
 
   
A Vision of Exercise: Tales of Inspiring People and Organisations
 
 Scribd     2018-04-19 kl. 21:13     212 words
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Exercise training has greatly helped Andrew Edwards manage his autism, his anxiety levels, and the depression he has experienced in spells throughout his adult life.

With help from the first Welsh footballer to win the European Cup, a Rio 2016 Paralympic Medallist, International Wheelchair Rugby League Players, England International Disability Cricketers, a former European-level Triathlete, and many others,
 
   
INSIGHT: Zanardi's Rolex 24 preparations
 
 Racer.com     2018-04-19 kl. 21:08     1826 words
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Alex Zanardi has accomplished a lot in his remarkable life. From CART championships to Paralympic gold medals [below] to New York City Marathons, life both before and after his accident at the Lausitzring in 2001 has been about competing, and winning.

From CART championships to Paralympic gold medals to New York City Marathons, life both before and after his accident at the Lausitzring in 2001 has been about competing, and winning.After a few years away from competitive motor racing, he's ready
 
   
Oliver Moe ’19 named to U.S. Olympic Committee’s FLAME program
 
 Colgate University     2018-04-19 kl. 21:05     535 words
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Story Links - ABOUT THE U.S. OLYMPIC COMMITTEE'S FLAME PROGRAM - 2018 FLAME PROGRAM COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.

Olympic Committee. "It'll be a great opportunity to develop my knowledge of the Olympic and Paralympic Movements, as well as a chance to create connections which will help me moving forward!"... Olympic and Paralympic movements as well as participate...
 
   
Luis Andrade ready to make a splash on World Series debut
 
 ZwemZa     2018-04-19 kl. 20:57     465 words
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Tags Luis Andrade ready to make a splash on World Series debut by ZwemZa on April 19th, 2018 Mexico’s Luis Andrade is set to make his World Para

In 2016, he also received the ‘Sports Merit Award’ in his country due to his good performance at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games , where he took two diplomas after ending fifth in the 100m butterfly S8 and eighth in the 100m freestyle S8 .
 
   
USA TRACK & FIELD TRAVELS TO AUBURN FOR WAR EAGLE INVITATIONAL, CALIFORNIA FOR MT. SAC RELAYS
 
 South Alabama Jaguars     2018-04-19 kl. 20:30     947 words
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Story Links MOBILE, Ala. – The University of South Alabama outdoor track & field team will return to Auburn, Ala. Friday and Saturday for the 2018 War Eagle Invitational.  Competition begins for field events at 2 p.m.

FIELD The event features more than 600 individual and team entries from high school, collegiate, elite, Paralympic, masters and wheelchair divisions.
 
   
American Cancer Society's Walk and Roll at Soldier Field
 
 WLS Chicago     2018-04-19 kl. 19:34     72 words
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- Cancer survivors, family and friends can all come together this weekend to make a difference. The American Cancer Society's "Walk and Roll" event is happening at Soldier Field this Saturday.

The American Cancer Society's "Walk and Roll" event is happening at Soldier Field this Saturday.Four-time Paralympic medalist Tucker Dupree and Jessica Smith from the American Cancer Society joined ABC7 Eyewitness News t 11 with more on this event.
 
   
Thousands of schoolchildren across England set to hit the ski slopes for the first time in the UK next week
 
 Yahoo! India     2018-04-19 kl. 19:15     889 words
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A national campaign aims to introduce over 2,000 schoolchildren to skiing and snowboarding next week, during the annual National Schools Snowsport Week.

National Schools Snowsport Week has a number of famous figures encouraging youngsters to get involved, including British Alpine skier Dave Ryding and Paralympic gold medallists Menna Fitzpatrick and Jen Kehoe, as well as Fuller.

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By The Numbers: Tatyana McFadden’s Goal Of 2 Marathon Wins In 1 Week
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-04-19 kl. 19:09     661 words
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, 12:38 p.m. (ET) Tatyana McFadden celebrates winning a gold medal in the women's T54 800-meter at the IPC World Para Athletics Championships 2017 at London Stadium on July 19, 2017 in London.

(ET) Tatyana McFadden celebrates winning a gold medal in the women's T54 800-meter at the IPC World Para Athletics Championships 2017 at London Stadium on July 19, 2017 in London.A five-time Paralympian (including four summer Games and one winter),
 
   
Brazil looking for female Para snowboarders
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-19 kl. 18:36     205 words
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South American country organises workshop to develop the sport and find new talents The Brazilian Confederation for Snow Sports (CBDN) will stage

to promote the sport across the country and finding new young talents ahead of the next Winter Paralympic cycle.... Brazil made their Winter Paralympics debut in snowboard at Sochi 2014 through Andre Cintra, who also competed at PyeongChang 2018 ,...
 
   
Irwin Mitchell Delighted To Announce Continued Support For Sheffield Steelkings
 
 Irwin Mitchell     2018-04-19 kl. 17:58     450 words
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National law firm Irwin Mitchell has announced the renewal of its partnership with disability sports team Sheffield Steelkings.

Officially classed as the Paralympic version of ice hockey, the sport debuted at the Lillehammer 1994 Paralympic Winter Games and has grown in popularity ever since....Paralympian Hannah Cockroft MBE.
 
   
Cheongju 2018: Livestream and schedule announced
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-19 kl. 17:41     379 words
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All finals can be watched live at Paralympic.org Live coverage for the Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships has been announced alongside the final schedule. The competition takes place 4-11 May in South Korea.

All finals can be watched live at Paralympic.org Live coverage for the Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships has been announced alongside the final schedule.... The competition takes place 4-11 May in South Korea.All 13 finals events from the Cheongju Shooting Range will be shown live at Paralympic.org/shooting , and will begin the journey for many athletes on the road to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic...
 
   
Docklands Light Railway
 
 Rail Professional     2018-04-19 kl. 17:28     596 words
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turned 30 this year, to mark the anniversary Transport for London (TfL) celebrated by launching an initiative to promote the iconic London scenes the

Legacy. During the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the DLR carried around twice the usual average number of daily passengers, with up to 500,000 people on the busiest days.... This was helped by a £211 million extension which included four new stations and connected five Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Haiti - Politic : Justin Trudeau calls for the renewal of the mandate of Michaëlle Jean
 
 Haitilibre.com     2018-04-19 kl. 17:27     456 words
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19/04/2018 09:43:45 Earlier this week Michaëlle Jean, the Secretary General of La Francophonie, received at the headquarters of the International

Great Witness of La Francophonie at Olympic and Paralympic Games London 2012, since 2011 she is also Chancellor of the University of Ottawa.
 
   
Passion Connected, a profound original documentary covering the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, to air on AMI-tv
 
 Canada NewsWire     2018-04-19 kl. 17:13     419 words
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/CNW/ - Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) announced today that Passion Connected, a one-hour original documentary detailing the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games

Passion Connected, a profound original documentary covering the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, to air on AMI-tv. /CNW/ -... (AMI) announced today that Passion Connected, a one-hour original documentary detailing the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. ...and the...

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Oatway receives athlete-of-the-month award
 
 NewsPuddle.com     2018-04-19 kl. 16:51     109 words
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Kurt Oatway of Saskatoon, a member of the Regina Alpine Adaptive Ski Club, is the Sask Sport Inc. athlete of the month for March. Oatway won a gold medal in the men’s Super G sitting event at the Winter Paralympic Games in South Korea.

Oatway won a gold medal in the men’s Super G sitting event at the Winter Paralympic Games in South Korea.He further finished eighth in the men’s downhill and 12th in the men’s giant slalom, both of that were sitting events.
 
   
ANE conference motivates and inspires independent agents
 
 Insurance Business America     2018-04-19 kl. 16:40     316 words
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Agency Network Exchange’s (ANE) event earlier this week was a huge success, drawing over 200 insurance professionals from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware.

innovative, new ways of doing business.” For this year, ANE invited US Paralympian Keith Gabel (pictured) to serve as the event’s keynote speaker.... Gabel is the defending X Games Snowboarder X Adaptive Gold medalist, a World Cup winner, and a two-time Paralympic...
 
   
Women in conservation: Gayle Roodman
 
 Work Cabin     2018-04-19 kl. 16:29     721 words
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Gayle Roodman cycling in Mesa, Arizona (Photo by Ian Woodworth) March 15, 2018  |  by  Wendy Ho In honour of International Women’s Day (March

Prior to NCC, I worked for the Organizing Committees for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games and Toronto 2015 Invictus Games.
 
   
IFK byter sport -ställs mot landslag
 
 Ystads Allehanda Plus     2018-04-19 kl. 16:17     228 words
 
IFK Ystads A-lag i handboll står inför utmaningen att ta sig an handbollsligan i höst. Men före det ger man sig på en utmaning av helt annan art, i en helt annan sport. IFK ställs mot landslaget i goalball i Ystad på lördag.

IFK ställs mot landslaget i goalball i Ystad på lördag.Landslaget i paralympicsgrenen goalball är på träningsläger i Ystad och på lördag bjuder man in allmänheten till att testa denna sport.... Mästerskap såsom VM och Paralympics är bara öppna för...
 
   
Southwest passenger accuses airline of losing her 97-year-old mother's prosthetic foot
 
 Yahoo! Singapore     2018-04-19 kl. 15:51     373 words
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[embedded content] In more bad news for the airline in the wake of its first flight fatality , a passenger is speaking out about how Southwest Airlines lost a new prosthetic foot belonging to her 97-year-old mother — and won’t offer a full refund.

Disabled man stuck on plane for an hour and a half after staff loses his wheelchair Paralympian with cerebral palsy asked by airline staff to ‘prove disability’ Rugby player left paralyzed for life after eating slug on a dare.

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Busy weekend in Para equestrian
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-19 kl. 15:50     407 words
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Two competitions will be held, including the test event for the 2018 World Championships Para equestrian riders on both sides of the Atlantic

Danish European champion Stinna Tange Kaastrup will also compete, as will Brazil’s Rio 2016 hero Sergio Oliva, who famously said of his two bronze Paralympic medals “to me, these are gold.” Over in the USA, the World Equestrian Games –
 
   
Para Athletics in Numbers: Martina Caironi
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-19 kl. 15:50     211 words
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What do you know about the world and Paralympic champion from Italy?

Martina Caironi. What do you know about the world and Paralympic champion from Italy?Here are the numbers behind the talented Italian, who won 100m and long jump T42 at the London 2017 World Championships… 13 major championship medals won –...
 
   
USOC Ends USBC’s Probation as Sport’s National Governing Body
 
 Bowlers Journal International     2018-04-19 kl. 15:27     347 words
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ARLINGTON, Texas –  The United States Bowling Congress (USBC) Board of Directors has adopted and modified the due process procedures in its governing documents following a report and recommendation from the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).

USOC Chief of Sport Operations and Paralympics Rick Adams said. “The USOC looks forward to a continued strong relationship with USBC and working together toward a successful Pan American Games in 2019.” The USOC Board of Directors voted to
 
   
Romsley athlete targeting another Invictus Games appearance
 
 Bromsgrove Standard     2018-04-19 kl. 15:14     291 words
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ROMSLEY’S Dave Watson has his eyes firmly set on making another Invictus Games appearance.

ROMSLEY’S Dave Watson has his eyes firmly set on making another Invictus Games appearance.The event, which takes place from October 20-27 in Sydnay, Australia, was set up in 2014 by HRH Prince Harry and is an international Paralympic-style
 
   
Road To The WEG: Rebecca Hart Is Making A Comeback
 
 International Polo Club     2018-04-19 kl. 15:09     1429 words
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In this series, the Chronicle follows multiple riders as they seek to fulfill their FEI World Equestrian Games dreams in Tryon, North Carolina, in 2018.

She’s been on teams at the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Paralympic Games as well as the FEI World Equestrian Games in 2010 and 2014.
 
   
New support for Andy’s wheelchair race dream
 
 Basildon Standard     2018-04-19 kl. 14:59     349 words
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FREEMASONS are supporting a disabled wheelchair racer to help him achieve his dream of winning more medals for Britain.

Unfortunately most disabled athletes don’t attract funding. “I am grateful for the support I’ve received so far from Essex Freemasons.”.
 
   
The Big Interview: Tim Shriver
 
 Sport Industry Group     2018-04-19 kl. 14:57     992 words
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Tim Shriver, chairman of Special Olympics and member of the Kennedy Family through his mother, Eunice - the founder of Special Olympics – talks to

Would you ever consider the Special Olympics combining with the Paralympic movement?... We often get the question of how our organizations differ and many people mistakenly think we are an event that happens every two years, following the Olympic Games, which you and I know, is the Paralympics...
 
   
Olympic Competitors Highlight “Navarino Challenge” 2018
 
 Argophilia     2018-04-19 kl. 14:44     827 words
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Registration is open for the 6th “Navarino Challenge” , the established sports tourism event and standard choice in the calendar of the fans, since 2013!

Running, swimming, SUP, as well as the successful recipe of Tae Kwon Do (with two-times silver Olympic medalist, Alexandros Nikolaidis) and Boccia (with four-time Paralympic medalist, Grigoris Polychronidis), being examples of the sports featured.
 
   
Kimono set to represent 196 nations at Tokyo Games
 
 The Japan News     2018-04-19 kl. 14:13     134 words
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Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — A project is under way to create kimono illustrating the culture of each of 196 countries including Japan, aiming to showcase them at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — A project is under way to create kimono illustrating the culture of each of 196 countries including Japan, aiming to showcase them at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.A long-sleeved kimono with an obi belt,

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Atos named a Leader in Big Data and Analytics Services Report by NelsonHall
 
 SPi World News     2018-04-19 kl. 14:10     599 words
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- Atos, a leader in digital transformation, today announces that it has been identified as a 'Leader' by global research and advisory firm NelsonHall in its latest Vendor Evaluation & Assessment Tool (NEAT) for Big Data & Analytics Services.

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.

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Atos named a Leader in Big Data & Analytics Services Report by NelsonHall
 
 SPi World News     2018-04-19 kl. 14:09     599 words
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- Atos, a leader in digital transformation, today announces that it has been identified as a 'Leader' by global research and advisory firm NelsonHall in its latest Vendor Evaluation & Assessment Tool (NEAT) for Big Data & Analytics Services.

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.

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CIBC launches One for Change
 
 Canada NewsWire     2018-04-19 kl. 14:05     871 words
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Bank's employees are at the heart of new community investment brand TORONTO, April 19, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) introduced its

And with help from the Canadian Paralympic Committee he’s won 2 medals at the Paralympic Games,” Gaylynne Bergen, One for Change champion, Banking Centre Leader, Winnipeg, CIBC (CNW Group/CIBC) For Team CIBC, giving back is personal.
 
   
Top Athletes To Compete In Bermuda Meet
 
 Bernews     2018-04-19 kl. 13:51     554 words
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Preparation is well underway for the Bermuda National Athletics Association’s Bermuda Invitational Permit Meet, which takes place on Friday, May 11th starting at 6:00pm.

The three women set to compete are Bermuda’s Paralympian Jessica Lewis, she will compete in a T53 race against Canadian opponents lana Dupont and Jess Frotten in a 100 and 200m race, while the three men, which includes Alex Dupont who won the Gold
 
   
Rizzo reflects on Commonwealth Games experience
 
 Ballarat Courier     2018-04-19 kl. 13:17     419 words
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Sam Rizzo says he is getting back to reality very slowly as the excitement from his first Commonwealth Games experience is yet to wear off.

Without Geelong-based coach Paralympic gold medallist Richard Colman, the love and support of his family, WestVic Academy and MCPhysio, Rizzo was adamant he would not be where he finds himself today.

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The Sarkar way to success
 
 UAE NewsApp.com     2018-04-19 kl. 12:07     17 words
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How the world No. 1 aims to land a gold medal at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics read

How the world No. 1 aims to land a gold medal at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics read. ...more.
 
   
Talented Athlete Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme (TASS) for Overseas Students in UK, 2018
 
 Topcareers.com.ng     2018-04-19 kl. 11:50     441 words
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The new Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) is now available at the University of Edinburgh in the UK.

Scholars may study in any subject, and a variety of Paralympic, winter and summer sports are considered. In order to be considered, you must be achieving national recognition in a sport at least at U18 level.
 
   
Queen Uboh: NPPF wants to take full team to Tokyo 2020 Paralympics
 
 Today.ng     2018-04-19 kl. 11:50     285 words
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Excited by the performance of para-powerlifters at the just-concluded 21st Commonwealth Games in Australia, the Nigeria Para-Powerlifting Federation (NPPF), says it will take a complete team to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Games in Japan.

Queen Uboh: NPPF wants to take full team to Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.... Excited by the performance of para-powerlifters at the just-concluded 21st Commonwealth Games in Australia, the Nigeria Para-Powerlifting Federation (NPPF), says it will take a complete team to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics...

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United Airlines announces Q1 2018 financial results
 
 TradingCharts.com     2018-04-19 kl. 11:46     672 words
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(MarketLine via COMTEX) -- United Airlines (UAL) has announced its first-quarter 2018 financial results. Highlights:UAL reported first-quarter net income of$147 million, diluted earnings per share of$0.

new global partnership with the Special Olympics.Flew hundreds of TeamUSAOlympic and Paralympic Winter Games 2018 athletes along with coaches and family members to PyeongChang,South Korea, continuing the 38-year relationship between United and the
 
   
Blind football on the rise in Zimbabwe
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-19 kl. 11:14     296 words
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Latest African country to join blind football family stages workshop Zimbabwe is the latest country in Africa to join the international blind

Latest African country to join blind football family stages workshop Zimbabwe is the latest country in Africa to join the international blind. ...football family following a workshop conducted by the Zimbabwean Paralympic...
 
   
Jessica Long and Eleanor Simmonds debut in Indianapolis
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-19 kl. 11:14     384 words
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US and GB swimmers are among 11 Paralympic champions competing in the second World Series this year The World Para Swimming season continues this weekend (19-21 April) with the second event of this season’s World Series in Indianapolis, USA.

US and GB swimmers are among 11 Paralympic champions competing in the second World Series this year The World Para Swimming season continues this weekend (19-21 April) with the second event of this season’s World Series in Indianapolis, USA.This

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Prince Harry in 10 key dates
 
 Tanzania Citizen     2018-04-19 kl. 11:11     676 words
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London, United Kingdom /AFP/. With one month to go until Prince Harry's wedding to US actress Meghan Markle, here are 10 key dates in his life so far:

He created the Paralympics-style international event for wounded services personnel, staging the first competition from September 10-14 in the Olympic Park in London.

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Para-Powerlifting Federation developing retirement plan for athletes — President
 
 PM News Nigeria     2018-04-19 kl. 10:46     203 words
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Paralympic Powerlifting The Nigeria Para-Powerlifting Federation (NPPF) says it is working out a retirement plan for its athletes.

Paralympic Powerlifting The Nigeria Para-Powerlifting Federation (NPPF) says it is working out a retirement plan for its athletes.The federation’s President, Queen Uboh, told newsmen on Thursday in Abuja that its current athletes might have only

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Transitioning from Mourning to Celebration, Israelis Kick off 70th-year Joy in Jerusalem
 
 Jewish Press     2018-04-19 kl. 10:46     373 words
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Photo Credit: Flash90 The mega-Independence Day ceremony at Mount Herzl in Jerusalem on April 18, 2018 {{Originally posted to the JNS website}

Those who lit torches included Noam Gershony, a wounded IDF veteran and Paralympian...

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Over 90% of security companies suffering staff shortages, police survey shows
 
 Japan Times     2018-04-19 kl. 10:07     354 words
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More than 90 percent of the nation’s private security companies are suffering personnel shortages, a police survey showed Thursday, fueling concern about possible shortfalls in staff for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

More than 90 percent of the nation’s private security companies are suffering personnel shortages, a police survey showed Thursday, fueling concern about possible shortfalls in staff for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.To address the
 
   
Dubai Sports Council Pavilion a big hit at Bangkok SportAccord
 
 UrduPoint.com     2018-04-19 kl. 10:05     487 words
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The Dubai Sports Council’s pavilion at SportAccord 2018 in Bangkok has emerged as one of the top draws at the annual expo, attracting some of the

Raffaele Chiulli, the Vice President of Global Association of International Sports Federations; Andrew Parsons, President if the International Paralympic Committee; Xavier Gonzalez, Chief Executive Officer of International Paralympic Committee; and

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Key role for Birmingham Commonwealth Games appointed
 
 TheBusinessDesk.com     2018-04-19 kl. 09:48     215 words
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One of the key figures behind the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast and London 2012 Olympics will run Birmingham 2022.

Carney has worked on the 2015 European Games, London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games.
 
   
Volunteer for the 2018 Wheelchair Rugby World Championships
 
 Pro Bono Australia     2018-04-19 kl. 09:46     614 words
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Event Information The Wheelchair Rugby World Championships are held every 4 years and 2018 marks the year that it is coming to Sydney, Australia.

Netball Centre will be home to the world’s top 12 teams including the Australian Steelers who are the reigning Paralympic and world champions playing to defend their world title on home soil.... The opportunity to see the Australian Steelers defend their Paralympic...
 
   
Malawi Paralympics launches sitting volleyball
 
 MWNation.com     2018-04-19 kl. 09:44     343 words
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  The Malawi Paralympics Committee (MPC) has established sitting volleyball as an additional sports code to the already existing disciplines of para-athletics and wheelchair basketball.

Malawi Paralympics launches sitting volleyball....   The Malawi Paralympics Committee (MPC) has established sitting volleyball as an additional sports code to the already existing disciplines of para-athletics and wheelchair basketball.During the launch...
 
   
Check out these wheels
 
 Long Island Advance     2018-04-19 kl. 08:48     942 words
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Kyle Meier, 14, recently received a custom-made bike through AMBUCS. Kyle, who was born with a rare deficiency that affects his mobility, told us that having the bike gives him a sense of freedom.

dreams of competing in the Paralympics one day. “He has to build up his speed and endurance,” Metz explained. “And we’ll have to change his bike to a racing bike.” His current bike is helping Kyle build his upper-body strength with every
 
   
LEADERSHIP FEEDBACK
 
 Leadership Online     2018-04-19 kl. 08:48     1337 words
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Elash Mistry, Africa's first blind actuary and a Team Leader at Old Mutual: “Thanks to Leadership magazine I was able to inspire many people, both with and without sight, with my story.

2012 Paralympic Games.

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At just three years old, Saharsha is helping change the face of fashion.
 
 Mamamia     2018-04-19 kl. 08:43     1017 words
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Doctors dismissed Saharsha Bekkers as a “lazy” baby. As she approached her first birthday, she could only roll halfway and could only sit if propped, and even then she needed to use her little hands to hold herself upright.

Fiji. Then I thought why not showcase that to everyone, to also show that being differently abled doesn’t necessarily limit you from living your life to the fullest.” Paralympian...