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VM-lottningen klar - Sverige siktar på semifinal
 
 Nya Wermlands-Tidningen Plus     2018-04-20 kl. 19:54     439 words
 
PARASPORT: "Mötet mot Frankrike kommer bli en nyckelmatch" Nu är det lottat och klart. Frankrike, Sydafrika och Tyskland hamnade i Sveriges grupp. - En tuff grupp.

PARASPORT: "Mötet mot Frankrike kommer bli en nyckelmatch" Nu är det lottat och klart.
 
   
Anita Johnsson trea i Belgien
 
 Ridsport     2018-04-20 kl. 17:38     79 words
 
PlaceringDe internationella paradressyr-tävlingarna i Belgien fick en fin start för Anita Johnsson. Den tvåfaldiga paralympiern Anita Johnsson kickade igång tävlingarna i belgiska Waregem med en pallplats.

Den tvåfaldiga paralympiern Anita Johnsson kickade igång tävlingarna i belgiska Waregem med en pallplats.Tillsammans med ständiga partnern Dear Friend blev det 71,286 procent i lagprogrammet och en tredjeplats i grad 1.
 
   
Toyota börjar sälja bränslecellsbussar
 
 Edaportalen     2018-04-20 kl. 09:43     261 words
 
Toyotas vätgasdrivna elbuss Sora har - som första bränslecellsbuss - blivit typgodkänd i Japan. Därmed kan bussen nu också börja säljas kommersiellt.

Därmed kan bussen nu också börja säljas kommersiellt.Under de närmaste två åren räknar Toyota med över 100 Sora-bussar ska sättas in i reguljär trafik i Tokyo-området, i god tid till OS och Paralympics 2020.
 
   
Thord Eric Nilsson: Låt ett OS 2026 bli Ett hela Sveriges OS
 
 Östersunds-Posten     2018-04-20 kl. 09:00     538 words
 
Låt ett eventuellt OS i Stockholm 2026 bli hela Sveriges OS. Inte bara en affär för "dom där i Stockholm". Då får man kanske även få de just nu negativa stockholmarna bakom sig.

Några veckor efter OS ska arrangören även arrangera Paralympics.
 
   
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United States enjoy another good day at World Para Swimming World Series in Indianapolis
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-21 kl. 08:11     157 words
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United States athletes secured eight medals, including five gold, on the second day of the World Para Swimming World Series at the Indiana University Natatorium in Indianapolis.

United States athletes secured eight medals, including five gold, on the second day of the World Para Swimming World Series at the Indiana University Natatorium in Indianapolis.The trio of four-time Paralympic...
 
   
Souls in Harmony at Katara ...
 
 IloveQatar.net     2018-04-21 kl. 08:09     703 words
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Date: Time: Sasol, the global integrated energy and chemical company, will host the British Paraorchestra for its first ever performance in Qatar during a joint concert with the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra called, ‘Souls in Harmony’.

Founded by British conductor Charles Hazlewood in January 2012, the Paraorchestra became known internationally after its acclaimed performance at the closing ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London with Coldplay. “The British
 
   
London Marathon: Mo Farah and Mary Keitany eye records in 'hottest ever' race
 
 BBC     2018-04-21 kl. 08:01     872 words
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Sunday's 38th edition of the London Marathon is expected to be the hottest ever run, with temperatures predicted to reach 23C. The previous warmest races in the capital were in 1996 and 2007, when the highs of 22.2C were recorded.

Six-time Paralympic gold medallist David Weir is back to defend his wheelchair title after collecting a record seventh victory in the race 12 months ago.

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In the aftermath of Commonwealth Games… a medal is not any medal!
 
 Infotrustng.com     2018-04-21 kl. 07:52     1323 words
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PHOTO: NAN This is one of those weeks for me. There is little happening around of great interest in our domestic sport. So, I spend more time groping in the dark for what to write in order to fill this page with literature that readers want to read.

The other five Gold medals were won by Paralympic power lifters, athletes in sports for athletes that are physically challenged....sport. Nigeria’s Paralympic athletes were once again magnificent in their performance.
 
   
Weir relishing London Marathon return as reiterates he is "done" with British Athletics
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-21 kl. 07:49     425 words
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Defending men's wheelchair champion David Weir claims he is relishing the task of competing for himself rather than as part of the British set-up as

Weir, a six-time Paralympic gold medallist, called time on his track career in 2017 following a dispute with coach Jenni Banks.... The 38-year-old claimed Banks had accused him of deliberately throwing a race during the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio...
 
   
First of its Kind: Virtual Reality Wheelchair Basketball
 
 Forwardgeek     2018-04-21 kl. 07:48     427 words
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game will have the chance to play the new virtual reality wheelchair basketball game for free on the concourse at the AT&T Center.

This game was created for South Texas Regional Adaptive & Paralympic...
 
   
Kim, Rippon, Denhollander in Time 100
 
 NBC Olympics     2018-04-21 kl. 06:57     1500 words
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More: Olympics USA Gymnastics settles sex abuse lawsuit Max Aaron retires from figure skating Martha, Bela Karolyi speak on Larry Nassar case 

We still have a long way to go before we achieve all the change that is so desperately needed, and I am grateful to be fighting alongside Rachael, my sister survivor!” Here are Olympians and Paralympians on past  Time  100 lists, counting only
 
   
Durango’s Gary Colliander a finalist for 2018 U.S. Paralympic Coach of the Games
 
 Durango Herald     2018-04-21 kl. 06:12     1388 words
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Gary Colliander was part of United States history earlier this year at the 2018 Paralympic Games in South Korea. After the record-setting performance of the U.S. Nordic team in PyeongChang, he has a chance to earn an award of his own.

Paralympic Coach of the Games.... Gary Colliander was part of United States history earlier this year at the 2018 Paralympic Games in South Korea.... Nordic team in PyeongChang, he has a chance to earn an award of his own.The 41-year-old from Durangoan was nominated as one of three finalists for the Paralympic...
 
   
Monahans Athlete is Training for the Texas Regional Paralympics
 
 YOUR BASIN     2018-04-21 kl. 06:03     372 words
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Monahans Tx. (Local 2 / Fox 24) - Zach Carter, a Monahans athlete, will be heading to the Texas Regional Paralympics in less than two weeks.

Monahans Athlete is Training for the Texas Regional Paralympics.... Zach Carter, a Monahans athlete, will be heading to the Texas Regional Paralympics in less than two weeks.Kelly, Carter is his mother said she has always encouraged her son to try...
 
   
Triathlon: Champion Terenzo Bozzone urges perseverance and consistency at HB awards
 
 Hawkes Bay Today     2018-04-21 kl. 06:03     559 words
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Perseverance and consistency are two of the keys ingredients to "making it" as a triathlete.

Four weeks later she was back in the pool and is now aiming for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.
 
   
Emergency medical manuals eyed ahead of 2020 Games
 
 The Japan News     2018-04-21 kl. 05:37     636 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun An academic consortium of 18 medical associations in Japan is aiming to draw up manuals by the end of this fiscal year on how to handle medical emergencies.

incidents that may occur during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.... The consortium plans to ask the Tokyo metropolitan government and the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games to base their relevant measures and policies...

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Monahans Athlete Attending Texas Regional Paralympics
 
 YOUR BASIN     2018-04-21 kl. 05:36     4 words
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Monahans Athlete Attending Texas Regional Paralympics.
 
   
Harry, Meghan set for Invictus reception
 
 Daily Liberal     2018-04-21 kl. 05:16     186 words
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will join Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at a London reception ahead of the Invictus Games in Sydney later this year.

When Toronto hosted the Paralympic-style event last year the former Suits star, who at the time was living and working in the city, attended the opening and closing ceremonies and visited competitors with Harry.

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Harry and Meghan to hear Sydney plans for Invictus Games
 
 Basildon Standard     2018-04-21 kl. 03:53     199 words
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will join the Australian Prime Minister at a London reception ahead of the Invictus Games in Sydney later this year.

When Toronto hosted the Paralympic-style event last year the former Suits star, who at the time was living and working in the city, attended the opening and closing ceremonies and visited competitors with Harry.

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Teamwork key as visually impaired vie in goalball tournament
 
 Deseret Morning News     2018-04-21 kl. 03:53     540 words
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MIDVALE — Two teams of three take their positions on the court, spreading out side by side on opposite baselines, ready to defend the goals behind them.

It’s a Paralympic sport specifically designed for the blind and visually impaired. “It helps with teamwork,” said Schuneman, who is legally blind. “Most sports that involve teams are for people with sight.... He’s been a part of state and regional goalball teams, and now is playing in adult tournaments. “It’s a Paralympic...
 
   
Indian youths urged to attend armed forces interview
 
 thestar.com.my     2018-04-21 kl. 03:35     206 words
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AN armed forces veterans association is urging youths from the Indian community to attend walk-in interviews for the armed forces, Malaysia Nanban reported. Persatuan Veteran India Angka­tan Tentera Malaysia’s deputy secretary R.

A total of 30 participants from all over the country have been selected to undergo the training at the Malaysia Paralympic Sports Excel­lence Centre in Kuala Lum­pur. ?  The above article is compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa
 
   
Former NHLer Foligno to coach Canada's Para hockey development team
 
 Kelowna Daily Courier     2018-04-21 kl. 02:43     254 words
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CALGARY - Former NHL player Mike Foligno will coach Canada's Para hockey development team for the remainder of the 2017-18 season, Hockey Canada announced Friday. Foligno spent 15 seasons in the NHL with stops in Buffalo, Detroit, Florida and Toronto.

Foligno spent 15 seasons in the NHL with stops in Buffalo, Detroit, Florida and Toronto.The Sudbury, Ont., native first joined Hockey Canada in September 2017 as the national team began its preparations for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games and

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Foligno to coach Canada's Para development team
 
 Inside Halton     2018-04-21 kl. 01:22     258 words
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CALGARY — Former NHL player Mike Foligno will coach Canada's Para hockey development team for the remainder of the 2017-18 season, Hockey Canada announced Friday. Foligno spent 15 seasons in the NHL with stops in Buffalo, Detroit, Florida and Toronto.

Foligno spent 15 seasons in the NHL with stops in Buffalo, Detroit, Florida and Toronto.The Sudbury, Ont., native first joined Hockey Canada in September 2017 as the national team began its preparations for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games and

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Video - Men's 200m Paralympic - Mt. SAC Relays 2018
 
 RunnerSpace.com     2018-04-21 kl. 01:16     11 words
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Hashtags:#mtsac #sac #mt-sac-relays #mtsac-relays #mt-sac

Video - Men's 200m Paralympic -
 
   
Quesnel local wins spot on provincial sledge hockey team
 
 Quesnel Cariboo Observer     2018-04-21 kl. 01:01     310 words
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Quesnel sledge hockey player Trevor Adelman has made the team representing British Columbia at the 2018 Sledge Hockey Canadian National Championships.

Quesnel’s James Gemmell – who won a silver medal at the 2018 Paralympics in PyeongChang, South Korea – will coach the team. “After seeing some real growth in sledge hockey in B.C., we have new names on our roster this year to complement

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Olympians, cricketers paddleboarder among awards finalists
 
 Otago Daily Times     2018-04-21 kl. 00:25     518 words
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Olympians, cricketers and a paddleboarder feature in the finalists for the Otago Sports Awards.

Neil Wagner is back for the second year running joined by world-class skiers, Beau-James Wells, who had a great year topped with a fourth at the Winter Olympics, and Adam Hall, who claimed a gold and silver at the Winter Paralympics.
 
   
GB Judo Preview: 2018 Antalya IBSA Judo Grand Prix
 
 British Judo Association     2018-04-21 kl. 00:13     650 words
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The GB Judo VI Team will take on a world-class field at the 2018 Antalya IBSA Judo Grand Prix on Sunday 22 and Monday 23 April.

Anders picked up a strong fifth place at the Grand Prix International Paralympic Judo Infraero in Sao Paolo last month, his best placing to date at an international VI Judo competition.... The British fighter will do well to secure a top eight placing in a very strong -73kg category that includes all four medallists from last year’s European Championships including current Paralympic...
 
   
April 21, 2018: Your say on Commonwealth Games, apprenticeships, TasWater
 
 Tasmanian Examiner     2018-04-21 kl. 00:00     902 words
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Commonwealth Games WHILE it’s very good to see Australia win so many medals, the greatest thing about the 2018 Commonwealth Games has been the

Commonwealth Games WHILE it’s very good to see Australia win so many medals, the greatest thing about the 2018 Commonwealth Games has been the. ...integration of the paralympians, capped off by Kurt Fearnley's and Madison de Rozario's wins in the
 
   
Hall honored with ‘Military Child of the Year’ award in Washington D.C.
 
 Sierra Star     2018-04-20 kl. 23:37     652 words
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Minarets High School junior Aaron Hall, 16, was honored in Washington D.C. before a crowd of nearly 500 April 19 during the Operation Homefront’s Military Child of the Year award ceremony.

Melissa Stockwell, two-time Paralympian and former U.S.
 
   
Deep fields ready for fast results at the USATF 1 Mile Road Championships
 
 USA Track and Field     2018-04-20 kl. 23:18     813 words
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The USATF 1 Mile Road Championships are the first stop on the 2018 USATF Running Circuit. Fans can tune-in for the live broadcast beginning at 8:10m ET on USATF.TV with a +PLUS subscription.

2016 Paralympic gold medalist Mikey Brannigan will make his USATF national championships debut at the 1 Mile Championships.

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Terre Haute swimmer training toward his third Paralympic Games
 
 WTHR     2018-04-20 kl. 23:13     446 words
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INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) – For the second year in a row, the IU Natatorium is hosting athletes from all over the world this weekend at the World Para Swimming World Series . Indianapolis is the second stop of the year for the international swim meets.

Terre Haute swimmer training toward his third Paralympic Games.... Indianapolis is the second stop of the year for the international swim meets.Terre Haute’s Evan Austin enjoys having the meet in his home state as he trains toward his 3rd Paralympic Games.
 
   
CentrEd at ExCeL to Host Formula 1 Powerboat Racing
 
 Exhibit City News     2018-04-20 kl. 22:33     669 words
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LONDON–Formula 1 Powerboat racing will return to London for the first time in over 30 years, with organizers H2O Racing announcing a London Grand Prix as part of the 2018 World Championship season.

We believe that this event, which echoes China’s “Belt and Road” initiative, will constitute a highly positive effect on London’s international status, as well as East London’s development.” “From the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic
 
   
Eight Para Badminton players leave for training programme in Uganda
 
 Ghana News Agency     2018-04-20 kl. 22:26     203 words
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Accra, April 20, GNA - Eight Para Badminton players – four males and four females, accompanied by two officials left the country on Friday, April 20, for Uganda to participate in an International Training Programme and tournaments.

The program is aimed at preparing athletes from the African continent towards their qualification and participation in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

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Book Claims Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s Rightful Place in History
 
 Traverse Magazine     2018-04-20 kl. 22:10     739 words
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An Interlochen Public Radio interview with Morgan Springer and Pulitzer Prize winner Eileen McNamara, author of a recent book about Eunice Kennedy: Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World.

An Interlochen Public Radio interview with Morgan Springer and Pulitzer Prize winner Eileen McNamara, author of a recent book about Eunice Kennedy: Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World.IPR’s Morgan Springer will be guest host for the April 25,
 
   
Wheelchair rugby championship in Phoenix
 
 AZCentral.com     2018-04-20 kl. 21:33     995 words
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Ernie Chun weaves in and out of defenders with ease, turning on a dime to escape the double team. Scott Hogsett holds it down on the other end, trapping an opponent. Shin Shimakawa snags a no-look pass and glides across the goal line.

He's competed in three Paralympics.
 
   
Ability 360 Hosts 30th Annual Wheelchair Rugby National Championships
 
 New Mobility     2018-04-20 kl. 20:53     500 words
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On April 19, the United States Quad Rugby Association began its 30 th annual wheelchair rugby national championship tournament, held at the Ability 360 Sports & Fitness Center in Phoenix, Arizona.

They’d be laying on the ground, completely out of their chair, change falling out of their pockets,” laughs Scott Hogsett, a longtime player, Paralympian and current player/coach for the No.
 
   
Scoop: Upcoming Guests On TODAY SHOW 4/23-5/4 on NBC
 
 Broadway World     2018-04-20 kl. 20:38     646 words
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Check out the upcoming guests here: Monday, April 23 (7-9 a.m.) Kevin Smith exclusively on Today. Ellen Burstyn on Today. (9-10 a.m.) Megyn Kelly TODAY: Ovarian tissue transplants. World Book Day. Tanya Zuckerbrot on jumping your diet with fiber.

(9-10 a.m.) Megyn Kelly TODAY: Paralympics champion Victoria Arlen.
 
   
Unique ‘Romeo and Juliet’ staged by special artists
 
 Dhaka Tribune     2018-04-20 kl. 20:11     786 words
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0 0 0 shares Nahin started off by talking about the 2012 London Olympics as well as its Paralympics, where specially abled athletes competed for the first time.

0 0 0 shares Nahin started off by talking about the 2012 London Olympics as well as its Paralympics, where specially abled athletes competed for the first time.From way back then, British Council officials wanted to work on the sector and see if
 
   
Tokyo 2020 Seeks Youth Engagement With New Sports
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2018-04-20 kl. 20:10     534 words
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(ATR) Two of the five sports added to the Olympic Program for 2020 will be held in an area that will be one of the “symbolic locations” for the Tokyo Summer Games.

Tokyo 2020 wants to make the most of their proximity, saying it will be working in cooperation with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government to create “one of the greatest festival districts in Olympic and Paralympic history”.

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Vasco Rossi's 'Largest Concert In History' Wins At Ticketing Business Awards
 
 POLLSTAR     2018-04-20 kl. 19:44     1020 words
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Vasco Rossi’s anniversary concert at Modena’s Enzo Ferrari Park July 1 , which sold just over 220,000 tickets, was awarded at this year’s Ticketing Business Awards for its sales and marketing campaign.

His career spans 20 years in ticketing across numerous high-profile events, including London World Athletics Championships 2017, London Olympic and Paralympic Games 2012, World Track Cycling Championships London 2015, Glasgow Commonwealth Games
 
   
UTA Hires Sarah Casey In London
 
 POLLSTAR     2018-04-20 kl. 19:44     227 words
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Sarah Casey Joins UTA from LPO Music agent Sarah Casey joins the London office of United Talent Agency (UTA) . Casey spent the last five years at the Leighton-Pope Organization , where she worked with up-and-coming and established artists alike.

She handled the talent for the 2012 Opening and Closing Olympic and Paralympic Ceremonies in London.
 
   
Alex Shibutani Writes About The Opportunities Sport Has Brought Him And Maia, And Their Goal To Pay It Forward
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-04-20 kl. 19:41     701 words
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, 12:51 p.m. (ET) Alex Shibutani is a two-time Olympic ice dancer who competes with his sister Maia. The Shibutanis are three-time world championships medalists, four-time Four Continents medalists, two-time U.S.

Looking for breaking news, videos, Olympic and Paralympic team bios all at your fingertips?...Nebraska, Annie Peavy, a Paralympic equestrian, and Kyle Snyder, an Olympic wrestler from Ohio State University.

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Event Debrief / Contagious Live April 2018
 
 Contagious Magazine     2018-04-20 kl. 19:33     980 words
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All the highlights and case studies discussed at our sold-out London event Over 160 guests came to the IAB in Covent Garden on 19 April, to hear about the work Contagious has been championing from around the world in the last month.

Kristina Dimitrova , Contagious writer and researcher, presented Greatness is Rare by The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC), a campaign turning viewers into broadcasters on social media through livestreaming.
 
   
University Of Utah Bioengineering
 
 BostonCommons.net     2018-04-20 kl. 19:24     2296 words
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April 20, 2018 by Boston Commons High Tech Staff Leave a Comment C O N T E N T S: Prior to joining Cook in December 2015, Brad earned a MS and PhD

A team of University of Utah mechanical engineering students designed and built a sitski for U.S. paralympic athlete Sean Halsted.
 
   
Royal Wedding: Everything to know before Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle
 
 Austin American Statesman     2018-04-20 kl. 19:20     1438 words
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LONDON —  On May 19, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle , in a ceremony that will be low-key . For the , some aspects of the nuptials may seem as odd or over-the-top as the more highbrowed guests’ headgear.

In 2014, he launched Invictus Games, an annual Paralympic-style sporting event for injured servicemen and women In December, he was appointed Captain General Royal Marines, taking over the important ceremonial role after 64 years from his

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Curling News: Curling Season Has Ended, But Memories Will Endure
 
 Falmouth Enterprise     2018-04-20 kl. 18:58     1075 words
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The last stone was thrown on Saturday, April 7, bringing the curtain down on another glorious season of memories at the Cape Cod Curling Club.

This was an Olympic and Paralympic year, and once again the club was represented well, with Steve Emt and Meghan Lino both on the five-member wheelchair curling Team USA that competed in PyeongChang, South Korea.
 
   
Murphy accepts the challenge
 
 Adirondack Daily Enterprise     2018-04-20 kl. 18:54     1072 words
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Devann Murphy crosses the finish line Monday to finish second in the women’s hand cycle division in the 122nd Boston Marathon. (Photo provided) SARANAC LAKE — Give Devann Murphy a challenge, and she’ll take it on and then some.

Monday’s first place honor went to 2016 Rio Paralympic silver medalist Alicia Dana, a Vermonter who finished well over an hour before Murphy reached the line.
 
   
London Marathon: 'Happier' David Weir hopes for wheelchair race win number eight
 
 BBC     2018-04-20 kl. 18:51     403 words
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Seven-time London Marathon winner David Weir says he is in a better mental state than last year as he prepares for Sunday's wheelchair race.

The 38-year-old has six Paralympic golds, but did not win a medal at the 2016 Games in Rio.

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Weir ready for more at the London Marathon
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-20 kl. 18:33     717 words
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Last year's winner faces Switzerland's Marcel Hug in the streets of his hometown When British wheelchair racer David Weir crossed the finish line of the London Marathon in first place last year, he felt no emotion.

win in the British capital, he had beaten Paralympic champion Marcel Hug to the line in a sprint finish, but he couldn’t celebrate. “It’s only when I look back now and see that final sprint, it was probably the best race I’ve done in my

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Exclusive: 'Commonwealth Games TV coverage showed reporters are scared to interview Paralympians with learning disabilities', says London 2012 gold medalist
 
 Learning Disability Today     2018-04-20 kl. 18:11     821 words
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I’m one of the fortunate athletes with a learning disability who has been able to progress to the top of my game and compete in many competitions, including the Paralympics, winning gold in 2012 and two silvers and a bronze in 2016.

Exclusive: 'Commonwealth Games TV coverage showed reporters are scared to interview Paralympians with learning disabilities', says London 2012 gold medalist.... I’m one of the fortunate athletes with a learning disability who has been able to progress to the top of my game and compete in many competitions, including the Paralympics...
 
   
Cherniak switches category aiming for more success
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-20 kl. 17:38     451 words
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Ukrainian judo Paralympic and world champion makes season debut at Antalya Grand Prix Ukraine’s judo Paralympic and world champion Inna Cherniak

Ukrainian judo Paralympic and world champion makes season debut at Antalya Grand Prix Ukraine’s judo Paralympic and world champion Inna Cherniak. ...is feeling positive about her change from the women’s -57kg to the -52kg ahead of her season

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Olympians and Paralympians launch National Schools Snowsport Week 2018
 
 Ski Club of Great Britain     2018-04-20 kl. 17:20     358 words
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After a huge season for British Ski and Snowboard, interest is peaking in UK snowsports.

Olympians and Paralympians launch National Schools Snowsport Week 2018.... With the scheme now in its third year, Snowsport England is confident participation levels will rise again in 2018 off the back of the many inspiring performances at the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics...
 
   
Disability-led ensemble to play BBC Proms
 
 DisabledGo     2018-04-20 kl. 16:51     529 words
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Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s Resound ensemble will become the first disability-led group to play the BBC Proms this summer. The group is led by James Rose, who has cerebral palsy and conducts using a baton strapped to his head.

Their Proms debut follows the success of The British Paraorchestra, who played alongside Coldplay at the 2012 Paralympics.
 
   
IPC to conduct extensive governance review
 
 Around The Rings     2018-04-20 kl. 16:32     714 words
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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is to launch an extensive review of its governance structures for the first time since 2004 with the aim of strengthening its position as a world leading sports organisation.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is to launch an extensive review of its governance structures for the first time since 2004 with the aim of strengthening its position as a world leading sports organisation.The purpose of the review is

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Vitrue, Moir among Olympians in Calgary for “Champion Chats”
 
 660 News     2018-04-20 kl. 16:01     141 words
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Some of Canada’s most celebrated Olympic and Paralympic athletes are in Calgary, Friday. Gold medallists Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir, Justin Kripps, and Brian McKeever will share their experiences at “Champion Chats 2018: Stories from the Podium.

Some of Canada’s most celebrated Olympic and Paralympic athletes are in Calgary, Friday.... Olympic gold medallist, told City News the event is sold out. “It’s probably one of, if not the best Olympic celebrations or Paralympic celebrations in the...
 
   
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger to leave after 22 years in charge
 
 Washington Post     2018-04-20 kl. 15:43     379 words
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It's the end of an era for Arsenal, and English soccer. Arsene Wenger stepping down as manager of the London club after almost 22 years in charge.

0:56. Tokyo unveils mascots for 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Paralympic gold medal winner who scored game-winning goal reflects
 
 New Jersey Online     2018-04-20 kl. 15:36     819 words
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Declan Farmer still can't believe it. It's been a couple of months since his moments of fire and ice, but no amount of time will ever dim the experience.

Paralympic gold medal winner who scored game-winning goal reflects.... Most of the country likely missed the NBC and NBCSN-TV Paralympic Winter Games coverage in PyeongChang.... The 20-year-old was also a member of the 2014 gold medal team in the previous Paralympic...

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Universal Wings for Life World Run presented in Centurion again
 
 Rekord Pretoria Moot     2018-04-20 kl. 15:11     405 words
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The world’s only race with no finish line, the Wings for Life World Run (World Run), is heading back to the streets of Centurion for the fifth consecutive year.

Foundation invests in vital research projects to find a cure for spinal cord injury – something that is not as far away as we might think,” said Paralympian, Laureus nominee and World Run Ambassador Pieter du Preez.

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Banking royal commission: The remarkable hypocrisy of AMP
 
 Australian Financial Review     2018-04-20 kl. 15:10     1527 words
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We preferenced shareholders, not clients: AMP AMP chief executive Craig Meller was literally hugged with gratitude.

including a Paralympic swimmer, an artist, an astronomer, a disability advocate and a marine scientist.
 
   
Brazilian blind football team prepares for Worlds
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-20 kl. 14:54     207 words
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Reigning Paralympic and world champions train in Sao Paulo Defending world champions Brazil are preparing at the Brazilian Paralympic Training

Reigning Paralympic and world champions train in Sao Paulo Defending world champions Brazil are preparing at the Brazilian Paralympic Training. ...Centre in Sao Paulo ahead of the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football World
 
   
Nominations for the Everybody Awards are now open and t...
 
 SCCCI.co.uk     2018-04-20 kl. 14:36     421 words
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Each year the event celebrates sporting and community heroes in Cheshire East, with over 200 guests coming together to be   recognised for their achievements and helping change lives through healthy recreation.

Winners from last year  included Sophie Thornhill who became a Paralympic Champion in Rio, winning Gold in the tandem B kilo time trial and a Bronze medal in the tandem B pursuit.

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London workshop inspires disabled people to fulfil career ambitions
 
 Able Magazine     2018-04-20 kl. 14:29     230 words
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Leonard Cheshire and Howden’s Joinery teamed up to inspire disabled people with tips for career success. The two organisations held a workshop this April at Etc.

Paralympian Talan Skeel-Piggins delivered an inspirational speech about succeeding despite setbacks and fulfilling aspirations.
 
   
Girl, 7, refuses to allow cancer to destroy her dream: Youngster has her limb reattached backwards so that she can dance again
 
 Celebrity Rave     2018-04-20 kl. 14:29     1258 words
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Amelia Eldred, from Tamworth, has a rare cancer called osteosarcoma  Most of her thigh was removed but her lower leg was reattached Doctors hope

Paralympic gold medallist Jonnie Peacock , who was a fan favourite in Strictly Come Dancing, lost his leg to meningitis when he was five and uses a prosthesis.... 'She talks of how her new leg will enable her to travel the world one day and maybe even enter the Paralympics...
 
   
Kimono set to represent 196 nations at Tokyo Games
 
 Webindia123     2018-04-20 kl. 14:24     146 words
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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 Jiji Press report has said.

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 Jiji Press report has said.A long-sleeved kimono with an obi belt,

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MIL-OSI Economics: Creating Accessible Technology for All to Easily Utilize
 
 Foreign Affairs.co.nz     2018-04-20 kl. 14:18     1381 words
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Source: Samsung Accessibility may not be a commonly used word, but it is quite a familiar term for developers who work for technology companies like Samsung Electronics.

Samsung also was able to provide 150 washers and dryers, including FlexWash powered by Bixby, to the athlete’s village of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in March, to further share its recent innovations in accessibility with the
 
   
GAISF setting up joint development project with China
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-20 kl. 14:07     441 words
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The Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) is in the process of setting up a joint development project with China, it has been

It comes with China continuing its drive to improve in winter sports leading up to Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games.... China is continuing its drive to improve in winter sports leading up to Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games © ...
 
   
Team Josh ready to hit streets of London
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2018-04-20 kl. 14:04     106 words
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A Paralympic hopeful’s punishing training regime will be put to the test on Sunday when he tackles his first London Marathon.

A Paralympic hopeful’s punishing training regime will be put to the test on Sunday when he tackles his first London Marathon.Josh Landmann, 23, was left partially paralysed in 2014 when he damaged vertebrae in his neck after he dived into a
 
   
Swimming Australia President praises athletes for Gold Coast 2018 performance but warns Tokyo 2020 will be much tougher
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-20 kl. 13:52     402 words
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Swimming Australia President John Bertrand has hailed the success of the team at the Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast as a positive step towards Tokyo 2020 but warned standard at the Olympic Games will be "dramatically higher".

"The standard of competition at the Olympics and Paralympics is dramatically higher than the Commonwealth Games, we know that," he said.

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Lucia Araujo returns to city where she won her first medal
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-20 kl. 13:01     433 words
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Brazilian judoka is one of more than 200 athletes set to compete in Antalya [embedded content] Lucia Teixeira starred in a promotional video for

Brazilian judoka is one of more than 200 athletes set to compete in Antalya Lucia Teixeira starred in a promotional video for. ...the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games © • Rio 2016.... Brazil’s Paralympic silver medallist Lucia Araujo will return to Antalya,...
 
   
Big expectations for the Tokyo megalopolis
 
 Japan Times     2018-04-20 kl. 12:37     1079 words
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As symbolized by the terms Industry 4.0 or the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the world surrounding us is becoming predominantly digital-centric and knowledge-intensive.

Tokyo is hosting the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020, and it should be closely watched whether the event can trigger rapid progress in domestic reforms and infrastructure development.

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China’s Tainted Food Products Only Harm the Average People, High-Ranking Officials Have Their Own Specially-Supplied Food Sources
 
 China Digital Times     2018-04-20 kl. 12:32     1257 words
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While China’s food security crisis has resulted in Chinese people fearing that nothing is safe to eat, a source has revealed that China has always had

Some of those examples are here and here : ?????????????? ? Drink Sanlu Milk Powder, Be a Paralympics champion! ???????????? ? Drink Sanlu everyday, guaranteed to save diapers! ... All products supplied to the Olympics and Paralympics was secure.
 
   
Tokyo gov't seeks stricter smoking ban than national gov't
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2018-04-20 kl. 12:30     310 words
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TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Tokyo metropolitan government on Friday unveiled a plan to ban smoking in most bars and restaurants within the capital, and stricter than a proposed national ban criticized for its huge loopholes.

Paralympic Games in 2020, Gov.

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USABA Lists Calendar of Sports Events
 
 Sports Destination Management     2018-04-20 kl. 12:20     383 words
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The United States Association of Blind Athletes has announced the following sports events.

local grassroots programs to the elite Paralympic level.
 
   
MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Speech: Matt Hancock speaking at the Commonwealth Sports Breakfast
 
 Foreign Affairs.co.nz     2018-04-20 kl. 12:13     907 words
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Source: United Kingdom – Executive Government & Departments Your Royal Highness, your excellencies, lords, ladies and gentlemen.

For the Olympics, the Paralympics, the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in Scotland, the Rugby Union World Cup, the Rugby League World Cup, the Athletics World Championships and many more.

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Praises rain on returning Gold Coast conquerors
 
 Jamaica Observer     2018-04-20 kl. 11:50     757 words
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The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), through its CEO Ryan Foster and President Christopher Samuda, on Tuesday night hailed the performances of Jamaica's athletes at the 21st staging of the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast of Australia.

Sunshine Girls, and last but surely not least, our Paralympian Tevaughn Thomas who won the bronze medal in the Men's T47 100m final.

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Brazilian Olympic Committee sign licensing agreement for branded clothing line
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-20 kl. 11:40     259 words
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The Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) have signed a contract with tee-short customisation company Dimona to produce and market clothes supporting Brazilian sports teams in the build-up to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Dimona, who produced clothes for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, as well as various carnival festivals, produce 10 types of Time Brasil branded clothing, which will go on sale next month.
 
   
AZERTAC`s photo correspondent wins silver medal at international competition
 
 Azartac     2018-04-20 kl. 11:24     111 words
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Baku, April 20, AZERTAC AZERTAC `s photo correspondent Ilgar Jafarov has won a silver medal at CONTRAST 2018 international photo competition in Doboj, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

at the 2017 Paralympic Games in London earned him bronze of the Master of Light Photographic Association.

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Tipperary school welcomes Irish Paralympian
 
 The Nationalist     2018-04-20 kl. 11:24     98 words
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Irish Paralympic Cyclist Peter Ryan visited Cashel CS recently and addressed all Transition Year pupils as part of their Cycle Against Suicide initiative. Cashel Community School are proud to be a Cycle Against Suicide Ambassador School.

Tipperary school welcomes Irish Paralympian.... Irish Paralympic Cyclist Peter Ryan visited Cashel CS recently and addressed all Transition Year pupils as part of their Cycle Against Suicide initiative.... Front Row: Ms. Nicola Gilmore, Peter Ryan (Irish Paralympian...
 
   
Olympic great Tatyana McFadden goes for two marathon wins in a week
 
 CNN     2018-04-20 kl. 11:21     637 words
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(CNN)Willing her wheelchair up Heartbreak Hill, Olympic legend Tatyana McFadden had a rare moment of doubt.

She's earned 17 Paralympic medals, including 7 golds, and won 22 major marathons.... McFadden has helped raise the profile of the sport, securing more access, media attention, and prize money for disabled athletes.... "They found the local sports community, they helped me get into my first Paralympic...

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Tatyana McFadden: Paralympic marathon legend
 
 Sulphur Southwest Daily News     2018-04-20 kl. 11:15     24 words
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Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 72F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.. Partly cloudy. Low 56F.

Tatyana McFadden: Paralympic marathon legend.
 
   
PLANETSKI GOES OFF PISTE IN INNSBRUCK...
 
 PlanetSKI     2018-04-20 kl. 11:11     795 words
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FRESH AVALANCHE WARNINGS - Mountain guides are warning skiers to beware if they... - It's time to hang up the skis and put on the walking... SPRING IS HERE - PlanetSKI is out enjoying some of the best April skiing...

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Emirati and Italian architects win at Bespoke Access Awards for hospitality
 
 Hotel Designs     2018-04-20 kl. 11:03     586 words
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Paralympic Gold Medalist Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson and RIBA Stirling Prize-winning architect Alan Stanton OBE judged range of International entries.

Paralympic Gold Medalist Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson and RIBA Stirling Prize-winning architect Alan Stanton OBE judged range of International entries.MnM Studio Architects, along with Maria Brighenti and Marcello D’Orsi, were announced the joint

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Gerrie Nel accused of having boasted about being an apartheid enforcer
 
 Citizen.co.za     2018-04-20 kl. 10:58     603 words
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Struggle veteran Barry Gilder yesterday tweeted an extract from one of his books after Advocate Gerrie Nel revealed at a press conference that he and

Nel gained public esteem and respect for his no-nonsense approach to prosecuting Paralympian Oscar Pistorius for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013.
 
   
What are the Invictus Games?
 
 ABC Online     2018-04-20 kl. 10:49     624 words
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External Link: Prince Harry reveals Sydney as the host for the 2018 Invictus Games Related Story: How one Aussie veteran nearly

Adaptive sports are similar to their traditional counterparts, but have some modifications to rules and equipment, just like the Paralympics.

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Turning to Marijuana for a Runners’ High and More
 
 New York Times     2018-04-20 kl. 10:21     1032 words
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iStock The ultramarathoner Avery Collins, among the fastest in the world, , is not shy about appearing in photographs holding a bong .

It’s also not prohibited for recreational use in the eyes of the World Anti-Doping Agency, whose World Anti-Doping Code is used by the United States Anti-Doping Agency, International Olympic Committee and International Paralympic Committee.

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SVG Europe Sit-Down: Qvest Media’s Daniel Url on the future of remote production and AI
 
 SVG Europe     2018-04-20 kl. 10:01     1140 words
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Qvest Media is a systems architect in the fields of broadcasting and media technology, specialising in the television, media and telecommunications industries.

Having been such a huge undertaking, we are more than happy that most of the equipment Qvest Media provided was shipped to Russia after the end of the Paralympics to be used in the FIFA World Cup.
 
   
Sign up and get on your saddle for charity bike ride in Spalding
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2018-04-20 kl. 09:49     109 words
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Cyclists from South Holland and beyond can sign up for a 50-mile bike ride and help raise money for a children’s charity.

Organiser Josh Wright (23), sales manager at Spalding’s Castle Sports Complex, said: “We did the same ride last year, but for the Paralympic charity WheelPower. “It was over the same distance and we had 25 riders who raised just under £400.
 
   
Onyeama eyes new record in 2020 Olympics
 
 Latest Nigerian News.com     2018-04-20 kl. 09:21     62 words
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Paralympics and Commonwealth gold medalist, Esther Onyeama, said her target was to keep on breaking the world record in 48kg class which she has dominated for 12 years.

Paralympics and Commonwealth gold medalist, Esther Onyeama, said her target was to keep on breaking the world record in 48kg class which she has dominated for 12 years.The feather weight para-lifter, who broke the world record at the Commonwealth
 
   
Tokyo police hold counterterror drills at rural dam (2018/4/20)
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2018-04-20 kl. 08:58     148 words
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OKUTAMA, Tokyo -- The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) held a counterterrorism drill at a dam on the Tama River here on April 19, in preparation for possible emergencies during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

OKUTAMA, Tokyo -- The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) held a counterterrorism drill at a dam on the Tama River here on April 19, in preparation for possible emergencies during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.The drill simulated an...

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Stephanie Wheeler inducted into Wheelchair Basketball Hall of Fame
 
 OutSports     2018-04-20 kl. 08:49     269 words
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Wheelchair basketball player and coach Stephanie Wheeler has been inducted into the National Wheelchair Basketball Association Hall of Fame. She is one of five inductees included in the 2018 Hall of Fame class .

She is one of five inductees included in the 2018 Hall of Fame class .Wheeler has accomplished some incredible feats in wheelchair basketball, including three Paralympic gold medals — two as a player and one as a coach — and national