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Goalballandslaget gästade Ystad Arena
 
 Ystads Allehanda Plus     2018-04-21 kl. 18:00     369 words
 
Ystad Arena fick fint besök under lördagen när landslaget i goalball kom på besök. Dagen till ära ställde sex spelare från IFK Ystad upp för att möta OS-fyran från paralympics i Rio inför en nyfiken publik.

Dagen till ära ställde sex spelare från IFK Ystad upp för att möta OS-fyran från paralympics i Rio inför en nyfiken publik.Det hela kulminerade i en internmatch där lag 1 med Axel Eriksson, Christopher Schnell och Sebastian Glemhorn vann en
 
   
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MIL-OSI Australia: Invictus Games Remarks, Australia House, London
 
 Foreign Affairs.co.nz     2018-04-22 kl. 08:16     1152 words
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Source: Australia Government Ministerial Statements PRIME MINISTER: Well thank you very much Alexander. Your Royal Highness Prince Harry, Ms.

would compete at the next Paralympics.... Think about that spirit Well, four years later, he did just that at the Rio de Janeiro Paralympics, and he won gold in the KL2 para-canoe event.
 
   
World Para Swimming World Series in Indianapolis ends with another five gold medals for US
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-22 kl. 08:11     144 words
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The United States won another eight medals, including five gold, on the final day of the World Para Swimming World Series in Indianapolis.

Four-time Paralympic medalists McKenzie Coan and Michelle Konkoly and six-time Paralympic medalist Becca Meyers placed first, second and third, respectively, in the 100 metres freestyle.... Then, 12-time Paralympic medalist Cortney Jordan won the 50m...
 
   
S. Korea, US to Begin Key Resolve Drills Monday as Scheduled
 
 Korea Broadcasting System     2018-04-22 kl. 07:40     167 words
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South Korea and the United States will begin their annual Key Resolve training exercise on Monday as scheduled. A military official in Seoul said Sunday that as previously announced, South Korean and U.S.

Paralympics. About 12-thousand-200 U.S. troops will participate in the planned drill at a similar scale as previous years.
 
   
JTA awarded second Queen's Award for Enterprise in International Trade in four years
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-22 kl. 06:42     291 words
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British-based international relations and communications agency JTA have been awarded their second prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise in International Trade in four years.

JTA played a leading role in helping Los Angeles get awarded the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games ©Twitter.
 
   
Lee Hathaway’s Lifelong Dedication to Hockey Earns Him Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame Induction
 
 Space Coast News.com     2018-04-22 kl. 06:16     1024 words
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FIXTURE AT SPACE COAST ICEPLEX SINCE 1997 WHILE IN GERMANY in the early 1960s, background, Lee Hathaway was part of the U.S. Army Team and traveled extensively throughout Europe playing Olympic competition across the continent.

Related Story: Greg Shaw Among World’s Top Stars in Sled Hockey, Earned Two Gold Medals at Paralympics Games.
 
   
Video - Men's 100m Paralympic Wheelchair - Mt. SAC Relays 2018
 
 RunnerSpace.com     2018-04-22 kl. 02:47     11 words
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Hashtags:#mtsac #sac #mt-sac-relays #mtsac-relays #mt-sac

Video - Men's 100m Paralympic Wheelchair -

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RSL NSW to rebuild trust this Anzac Day
 
 Special Broadcasting Service     2018-04-22 kl. 02:09     427 words
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The embattled RSL NSW knows too well the extensive damage caused by a scandal involving the misuse of funds but it's confident the internal strife won't dampen the spirit of Anzac Day.

Founded by Prince Harry, the games are a Paralympic-style sporting event for wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women.

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Hosts Iran maintain unbeaten record in Tabriz World Super 6 event
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-22 kl. 02:08     189 words
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Hosts Iran, the Paralympic sitting volleyball champions, maintained their unbeaten record in the World Super 6 in Tabriz today as they defeated Ukraine 3-0.

Hosts Iran, the Paralympic sitting volleyball champions, maintained their unbeaten record in the World Super 6 in Tabriz today as they defeated Ukraine 3-0.But for world champions Bosnia and Herzegovina, beaten 3-2 by Iran yesterday, there was a

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Dialogues in the Korean Peninsula: Necessary Preparation to Avoid Failure
 
 Valdai Club     2018-04-22 kl. 00:16     745 words
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After the year of a perceived imminent crisis over the Korean Peninsula in 2017, the year 2018 so far has been witnessing signs of reduced tensions.

The US-South Korea exercises “Foal Eagle” began on April 1, although the schedule was delayed after the PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and the scale was reduced.
 
   
World-class archers Sammi Tucker, Khatuna Lorig to speak in Oneida
 
 Oneida Daily Dispatch     2018-04-22 kl. 00:10     385 words
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ONEIDA >> The Oneida Family YMCA, in collaboration with Oneida Heritage Sales and Retail, welcomes Paralympic archer Sammi Tucker and five-time Olympian Khatuna Lorig to the area in late April and early May.

ONEIDA >> The Oneida Family YMCA, in collaboration with Oneida Heritage Sales and Retail, welcomes Paralympic archer Sammi Tucker and five-time Olympian Khatuna Lorig to the area in late April and early May.The Y reached out to Mohawk Valley
 
   
When virtual reality feels real, so does the sexual harassment
 
 Salon     2018-04-21 kl. 23:46     122 words
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Up Next Lou Reed: a David Bowie production The rise of fascist fashion Cynthia Miller-Idriss “Beatrice”: Paralympic fencing champ Tom Roston History textbooks of the future Andrew O'Hehir FILE - In this Jan.

Paralympic fencing champ Tom Roston History textbooks of the future Andrew O'Hehir FILE -
 
   
“I don’t regret leading revolt in camp” – Botsyo Nkgebe
 
 AfricanSeer     2018-04-21 kl. 22:31     350 words
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By Dennis Osei Gyamfi, GNA Accra, April 21, GNA - Raphael Botsyo Nkegbe, General Captain for Team Ghana at the just ended Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, has defended his decision to lead a revolt by athletes in camp during the Games.

Raphael Botsyo Nkegbe, General Captain for Team Ghana at the just ended Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, has defended his decision to lead a revolt by athletes in camp during the Games.The three time Paralympian reportedly sent out a

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#ICYMI: Sports Prioritize Governance; Stand Up Paddle Battle; South American Paralympics Cancelled...
 
 Around The Rings     2018-04-21 kl. 20:45     667 words
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#ICMYI -- In Case You Missed It ... Sometimes the best stories don't get the attention we think they deserve. Here are our staff picks for articles this week they really want you to know about.

#ICYMI: Sports Prioritize Governance; Stand Up Paddle Battle; South American Paralympics Cancelled...#ICMYI --... South American Paralympics Cancelled.... Plans to hold a second edition of the South American Paralympics this October have collapsed.

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“Beatrice”: Paralympic fencing champ
 
 Salon     2018-04-21 kl. 20:18     281 words
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There’s both magic and the gritty real in director Lorena Alvarado’s film, “Beatrice,” which brings us into the fascinating world of Beatrice Vio, a 19-year-old Italian fencer who had her four limbs amputated because of complications from meningitis.

“Beatrice”: Paralympic fencing champ.

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Salon (web)
 
   
Meghan Markle Recycles McQueen Jacket At Invictus Games Reception
 
 Inquisitr     2018-04-21 kl. 19:49     395 words
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Bride-to-be Meghan Markle decided to follow in her future sister-in-law, Kate Middleton’s footsteps when she debuted her first royal recycle this weekend.

In 2014, he started the Paralympic-style Invictus Games for servicemen and women from around the world who were wounded in combat.
 
   
Schoolgirl has leg reattached backwards after cancer surgery
 
 MedicalHealthNews.net     2018-04-21 kl. 19:16     497 words
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A seven-year-old girl who lost her leg after being diagnosed with bone cancer, has had it reattached - backwards. Amelia Eldred from Tamworth was diagnosed with an osteosarcoma in her left leg in August last year.

She talks of how her new leg will enable her to travel the world one day and maybe even enter the Paralympics!
 
   
ZOC holds workshop for young coaches
 
 ZBC.co.zw     2018-04-21 kl. 18:58     203 words
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The Zimbabwe Olympic Committee (ZOC) in partnership with the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee this weekend held a two-day training workshop for young local coaches who work with children to equip them with the best training practices.

The Zimbabwe Olympic Committee (ZOC) in partnership with the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee this weekend held a two-day training workshop for young local coaches who work with children to equip them with the best training practices.Some
 
   
Goalballandslaget gästade Ystad Arena
 
 Ystads Allehanda Plus     2018-04-21 kl. 18:00     369 words
 
Ystad Arena fick fint besök under lördagen när landslaget i goalball kom på besök. Dagen till ära ställde sex spelare från IFK Ystad upp för att möta OS-fyran från paralympics i Rio inför en nyfiken publik.

Dagen till ära ställde sex spelare från IFK Ystad upp för att möta OS-fyran från paralympics i Rio inför en nyfiken publik.Det hela kulminerade i en internmatch där lag 1 med Axel Eriksson, Christopher Schnell och Sebastian Glemhorn vann en
 
   
Team USA Off To Dominating Start At Mixed Doubles Curling Worlds With 14-2 Win
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-04-21 kl. 17:46     322 words
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, 11:21 a.m. (ET) Sarah Anderson (L) and Korey Dropkin pose for a photo ahead of the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship on April 20, 2018 in Ostersund, Sweden.

Looking for breaking news, videos, Olympic and Paralympic team bios all at your fingertips?
 
   
Ambanis throw Big Fat PARTY in the honour of Thomas Bach
 
 Yahoo! India     2018-04-21 kl. 17:32     96 words
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Nita Ambani and Mukesh Ambani hosted a bash at their plush residence in Mumbai city in honor of International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach.

Group Ratan Tata, Aditya Thackrey, John Abraham, IPL Chairman Rajiv Shukla, Indian boxer Vijender Singh, Paralympic medallist Deepa Malik, tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi, master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and his wife Anjali, Aamir Khan, tennis star
 
   
Biggest field ever line up for the London Marathon
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-21 kl. 17:22     816 words
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More than 110 Para athletes are set to compete in eight different events in the season's fifth World Cup The biggest field ever will line up for

Weir is chasing a phenomenal eighth win in the British capital, but he will have to get past the likes of Swiss Paralympic champion Marcel Hug and newly crowned Commonwealth Games champion Kurt Fearnley first....April). China’s Paralympic champion...
 
   
Tatyana McFadden makes London Marathon return
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-21 kl. 16:39     752 words
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US wheelchair racer ready to face completely different condifitions than in last Sunday's win in Boston US wheelchair racer Tatyana McFadden

US wheelchair racer ready to face completely different condifitions than in last Sunday's win in Boston US wheelchair racer Tatyana McFadden. ...missed last year’s London Marathon due to ill health, but the seven-time Paralympic champion is back
 
   
Malcolm Turnbull meets Prince Harry and fiancee Meghan Markle in London just a month out from the Royal wedding - so is the prime minister invited?
 
 Celebrity Rave     2018-04-21 kl. 16:30     740 words
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Malcolm Turnbull met with royal couple Meghan Markle and Prince Harry  He was hosting a special reception ahead of the Invictus Games in Sydney

He said the spirit of the games was embodied by people like Curtis McGrath, a young Australian combat medic who lost both legs in Afghanistan before winning the canoeing Paralympic gold in Rio de Janeiro two years ago.
 
   
London Marathon: Your guide to the fast and the famous
 
 Barking and Dagenham Post     2018-04-21 kl. 16:26     371 words
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Quiz This year’s Virgin Money London Marathon follows the usual route from Greenwich Park to the Mall. Thousands of people are expected to pack the capital’s streets tomorrow (Sunday) to cheer on family, friends and the famous faces taking on the 26.

Bateman, who competed at the London 2012 Olympics, and Paralympian Danny Crates, who won 800m gold in the 2004 Athens games.
 
   
Atos named a Leader in Big Data & Analytics Services Report by NelsonHall
 
 Core Sector Communique     2018-04-21 kl. 16:24     512 words
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Previous Post Paris, April 19, 2018 –  Atos , a leader in digital transformation, today announces that it has been identified as a ‘Leader’ by

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.
 
   
Wayne Lomas Announced as New Canadian National Para-Swimming Coach
 
 SwimSwam     2018-04-21 kl. 16:16     218 words
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By on SwimSwam Swimming Canada has announced Wayne Lomas as the new Associate High Performance Director and National Para-Swimming Coach starting on June 1st.

He was also the Team Leader for the 2016 Australian Olympic Team as well as a coach for the 2016 Paralympic Team, which won 29 medals.... Lomas will be in charge of Canada’s Paralympic program, and will lead all the para-swimming teams in...
 
   
Afghan athlete wins Gold medal in US Paralympic Games
 
 Afghan Voice Agency     2018-04-21 kl. 15:17     139 words
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AVA- The head of the Swimming Federation of Afghanistan Qasim Hamidi said Mr. Karimi managed to secure the first position during a competition on Friday.

Afghan athlete wins Gold medal in US Paralympic Games.... Karimi is a prominent Afghan paralympic swimming athlete who started his career while he was only 14-year-old.
 
   
Close competition calls for exciting racing in upcoming World Cup Series
 
 All About Shipping     2018-04-21 kl. 14:53     844 words
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at 8:55 PM Regatta Park, Miami, USA is hosting more than 500 sailors from 50 nations for the second of four regattas in Sailings 2018 World Cup Series. Held from 21-28 January 2018, racing will be held in all ten of the Olympic events.

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
 
   
India claims it will bid for 2032 Olympic Games but Bach warns against premature discussions
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-21 kl. 14:31     500 words
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Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra has claimed the country will bid for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, along with the 2026 Summer Youth Olympics and the 2030 Asian Games.

Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra has claimed the country will bid for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, along with the 2026 Summer Youth Olympics and the 2030 Asian Games.Batra made the revelation at a joint press
 
   
Calgary Mayor hopeful of referendum as City Council prepare for another vote on 2026 Olympic bid
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-21 kl. 14:31     508 words
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Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has claimed he is hopeful a referendum on the city's candidature for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games will

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi has claimed he is hopeful a referendum on the city's candidature for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games will. ...still be held later this year as the Council prepares to vote on whether or not to establish a
 
   
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend Invictus Games reception
 
 Brentwood Live     2018-04-21 kl. 14:24     629 words
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Army personnel have praised Prince Harry for changing lives ahead of this year’s Invictus Games in Sydney.

Australian combat medic who lost both legs in Afghanistan before winning the canoeing Paralympic gold in Rio de Janeiro two years ago.

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Basildon Standard (web) - Oldham Times (web) - BT.com (web) - Lancaster & Morecambe Citizen (web) - Tottenham & Wood Green Independent (web) - Wilmslow Guardian (web) - Chester Standard (web)
 
   
Luis Andrade makes impressive return in Indianapolis
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-21 kl. 13:53     967 words
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Mexican swimmer makes strong debut after competing in home World Championships After making a splash at his home World Championships last year,

Thirteen-time Paralympic gold medallist Long continued her successful season debut by claiming her second gold medal of the competition at the Indian University Natatorium....year out after Rio 2016 so it’s nice to get back on the international stage and get preparations ready for this year,” said five-time Paralympic...

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Beijing has declared war on those hilarious, badly translated signs with eye on 2022 Winter Olympics
 
 zeenews.com     2018-04-21 kl. 13:51     305 words
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Remember all those hilariously badly translated signs that went viral (or whatever else it was called back then) when Beijing hosted the Olympics in 2008? Well, they could soon be a thing of the past.

The signs caught global attention ahead of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and China seems determined to ensure that all the signs are fixed in time for the 2022 Winter Olympics and the 2022 Winter Paralympics.

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zeenews.com (web)
 
   
Iran beat Bosnia and Hercegovina in key match at World Super 6 sitting volleyball in Tabriz
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-21 kl. 13:27     135 words
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Hosts Iran, the Paralympic sitting volleyball champions, earned a key victory in the World Super 6 in Tabriz today as they defeated world champions Bosnia and Hercegovina.

Hosts Iran, the Paralympic sitting volleyball champions, earned a key victory in the World Super 6 in Tabriz today as they defeated world champions Bosnia and Hercegovina.Iran recorded a 3-2 victory at the Sadra Sports Hall over the team they

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Insidethegames.biz (web)
 
   
Blind Football Worlds Draw takes place in Madrid
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-21 kl. 12:03     357 words
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Competition will be the biggest in history with 16 teams competing from 7-17 June The draw for the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA)

As well as the title on offer, the competition is also an important step on the road to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.... Brazil are the favourites, having won four consecutive Paralympic titles and three successive world titles.
 
   
Madrid 2018: 5 things to know about Costa Rica
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-21 kl. 12:03     261 words
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Central American country preparing for its World Championships debut In just under two months’ time, the 2018 IBSA Blind Football World Championships will kick-off in Madrid, Spain.

Additionally, his performance landed him the International Paralympic Committee’s Americas ‘Athlete of the Month’ in November 2017.... As well as the title on offer, the competition is also an important step on the road to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
 
   
Five-time Paralympic champion Cockroft embracing development year
 
 Latest Nigerian News.com     2018-04-21 kl. 11:56     31 words
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With five Paralympic gold medals, ten world titles and two European crowns to her name, many would forgive the all-conquering Hannah Cockroft from taking a well-earned rest this year.

Five-time Paralympic champion Cockroft embracing development year.... With five Paralympic gold medals, ten world titles and two European crowns to her name, many would forgive the all-conquering Hannah Cockroft from taking a well-earned rest this year.

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Yahoo! Canada (web)