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KD vill stärka hästnäringen
 
 24 Blekinge     2018-04-26 kl. 08:50     139 words
 
En viktig del av landsbygden som vi måste vara rädda och värna om." Kristdemokraterna i Blekinge vill stärka länets hästnäring genom att ta fram en särskild handlingsplan liknande den som finns inom andra grenar av näringslivet.

Förslagen från partiet handlar bland annat om att göra det lättare att starta företag inom hästnäringen, värna ritningens roll som landets största handikappidrott och stödja fortsatt forskning för bättre djurvård och djurhälsa.
 
   
Officiellt besök i Japan - dag 3
 
 Sveriges Kungahus     2018-04-24 kl. 11:42     629 words
 
Tisdagen den 24 april fortsatte Kungaparets officiella besök i Japan, bland annat genom närvaro vid ett näringslivsforum samt ett forum om demens.

Besök vid Tokyos OS-arena i Sendagaya inför 2020 års olympiska och paralympiska sommarspel.... År 2020 står Japan värd för de Olympiska och Paralympiska sommarspelen.
 
   
Bra elit i länet - men sämre bredd
 
 Folkbladet Premium     2018-04-24 kl. 05:45     941 words
 
Östgötsk fotboll är bättre än någonsin på toppen. Eliten finns det inget att anmärka på. En rad projekt sjösätts också, för att länets fotboll ska bli ännu bättre inom futsal, parasport, motion och på flicksidan.

En rad projekt sjösätts också, för att länets fotboll ska bli ännu bättre inom futsal, parasport, motion och på flicksidan.-

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Japan demands Koreans wipe map off summit dessert
 
 Yahoo! Singapore     2018-04-26 kl. 08:38     375 words
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FILE PHOTO: A dessert which will be served at the inter-Korean summit banquet is seen in this handout provided by the Presidential Blue House on April 24, 2018.

Japan complained to South Korea about fans waving a flag with a similar design at a friendly women's ice hockey match at the Winter Paralympics between the combined North and South Korean team and Sweden in March.
 
   
Kuwaiti basketballers lost to Saudi counterparts
 
 Bahrain News Agency     2018-04-26 kl. 08:32     92 words
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08 : 43 AM - 26/04/2018 Amman, Apr.26 (BNA): Kuwait's wheelchair basketball team has lost to Saudi team 43-59 in the West Asia qualifying tournament in the Jordanian capital Amman.

Paralympic Games to be held in Jakarta in October.
 
   
Paralympian motivates North Middle students
 
 Hardin County News Enterprise     2018-04-26 kl. 08:27     567 words
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On the wheels of Sgt. 1st Class Michael Smith’s triathlon bicycle are three words he lives his life by — plan, purpose and passion. “Every day I have a plan,” said Smith, who lost his right arm seven years ago in a car crash.

Paralympian motivates North Middle students.... I know what goals are.” Smith told students he wants to win a gold medal at the Paralympics.
 
   
Disability groups fuming at levy backflip
 
 The Stawell Times-News     2018-04-26 kl. 07:17     446 words
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Paralympian Kurt Fearnley is hitting out at the Turnbull government's decision to cut NDIS funds.

Paralympian Kurt Fearnley is hitting out at the Turnbull government's decision to cut NDIS funds.Paralympian Kurt Fearnley is leading the charge for furious disability rights advocates angry at the Turnbull government's decision to abandon a

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A Message From U.S. Olympic And Paralympic Leadership
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-04-26 kl. 06:56     103 words
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The below message ran in the April 26, 2018 edition of USA Today and The Washington Post. Related Articles Advice For Your Career And Life From 5 Olympic And Paralympic Legends April 25, 2018 One Of The Most Exclusive Clubs In The Country – U.S.

A Message From U.S. Olympic And Paralympic Leadership.... Related Articles Advice For Your Career And Life From 5 Olympic And Paralympic Legends April 25, 2018 One Of The Most Exclusive Clubs In The Country – U.S.Olympians & Paralympians Association –...
 
   
ACCESSIBLE SAN DIEGO
 
 Travel Industry Today     2018-04-26 kl. 06:10     949 words
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: With its mild climate and 112 km (70 miles) of coastline San Diego offers an ideal vacation destination for all travellers, regardless of physical ability.

Local Paralympian gold medalist Alana Nichols, who enjoys surfing Cardiff Reef, kayaking the caves of La Jolla Cove, sailing on the open ocean and sprint kayak training in Mission Bay for the Paralympic Games, shares her insider tips on San
 
   
Teacher's Pet: Local teacher and guide dog overcome obstacles
 
 WJHG     2018-04-26 kl. 06:07     434 words
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PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Tiffany Baylor is a mom, teacher, runner, and dog owner. On paper, these traits don't exactly stand out. In this case, the paper is written in Braille.

She also said she competed in the U.S Paralympic Track and Field Trials and was a torchbearer in the California State Games.
 
   
Meet Grant Pierce: USD 259's first paralympic track athlete
 
 KSN     2018-04-26 kl. 05:44     285 words
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WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - - Grant Pierce is a gifted student at Mayberry Middle School whose favorite event at track meets is the 1600 meter run, only Pierce completes the four laps around the track in a racing wheelchair.

Meet Grant Pierce: USD 259's first paralympic track athlete.... He competes as USD 259's first paralympic track athlete.
 
   
Karnataka’s young para swimming sensation Gopichand honored by Aditya Mehta Foundation (AMF)
 
 India Education Diary.in     2018-04-26 kl. 05:17     305 words
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  Bengaluru: Gopichand, Karnataka’s 12 years old para swimming sensation, was honored by Aditya Mehta Foundation (AMF) and has been assured support to pursue his swimming career both at the international and national level.

Further, AMF will sponsor Gopichand’s participation at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, being held at Tokyo, Japan, between August 25 and September 6, 2020.... We are confident that with right and sustained support he could do the nation proud at the international level and thus have taken a conscious decision to sponsor him for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic...
 
   
TIMES SELECT LATEST | 'Tsotsis' besiege hospital | What freedom really means | Ranjeni Munusamy & more
 
 Times Live South Africa     2018-04-26 kl. 05:09     1249 words
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There will be no Times Select on Friday's public holiday. VISUAL SIDE [embedded content] A 7,000 square metre portrait of former president Nelson Mandela was unveiled at the Zonderwater Correctional Centre on April 24 2018.

a flag with a similar design at a friendly women’s ice hockey match at the Winter Paralympics between the combined North and South Korean team and Sweden in March. — The Daily Telegraph.

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Workshop focus on training Paralympic coaches
 
 Post-Courier     2018-04-26 kl. 04:59     308 words
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By Elisheba Musia The PNG Sports Foundation hosted a two-day workshop for Paralympics with the focus on teaching and training people to become professional Paralympics coaches.

Workshop focus on training Paralympic coaches.... By Elisheba Musia The PNG Sports Foundation hosted a two-day workshop for Paralympics with the focus on teaching and training people to become professional Paralympics coaches.The Oceania Paralympics...
 
   
'Won't go quietly': Kurt Fearnley hits out at reversal on disability funding
 
 Newcastle Herald     2018-04-26 kl. 04:43     657 words
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Paralympian and disability rights advocate Kurt Fearnley has hit out at the Turnbull government's decision to scrap a $8 billion increase to the

Paralympian and disability rights advocate Kurt Fearnley has hit out at the Turnbull government's decision to scrap a $8 billion increase to the. ...Medicare levy designed to fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme, predicting the move would

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Disability groups 'ignored' on NDIS funding decision
 
 Melbourne Age     2018-04-26 kl. 04:35     524 words
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Disability groups have accused the Turnbull government of treating people with disabilities as political footballs whose lives are "subject to the

Paralympian and disability advocate Kurt Fearnley has criticised the Turnbull government's decision about the funding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme....own self determination moving forward.” Paralympic gold medallist and disability advocate...

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Dereham paralympic hopeful Will Smith aims to emulate David Weir
 
 Dereham Times     2018-04-26 kl. 03:31     477 words
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Dereham’s Will Smith hopes he is on the road to emulating six-time Paralympic champion David Weir after sharing the track with his decorated training partner at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix at Hampden Park.

Dereham paralympic hopeful Will Smith aims to emulate David Weir.... Dereham’s Will Smith hopes he is on the road to emulating six-time Paralympic champion David Weir after sharing the track with his decorated training partner at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow...
 
   
MVCC to host lecture by paralympian Tucker
 
 Rome Sentinel     2018-04-26 kl. 03:24     173 words
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Mohawk Valley Community College will host a lecture by Sammi Tucker, a communications coach, resilience mindset trainer and consultant, paralympian, author, and veteran, at 9 a.m. Friday, April 27, in Schafer Theater at the Utica Campus.

MVCC to host lecture by paralympian Tucker.... Mohawk Valley Community College will host a lecture by Sammi Tucker, a communications coach, resilience mindset trainer and consultant, paralympian, author, and veteran, at 9 a.m.
 
   
Epstein Becker Green’s Melissa Jampol Selected to CHILD USA’s “Game Over: Commission to Protect Youth Athletes”
 
 Epstein Becker & Green     2018-04-26 kl. 03:04     1696 words
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) – Epstein Becker Green (EBG) is pleased to announce that Melissa L.

because we believe in the developmental benefits of sports for youth around the world,” said David Ulich, President of The Foundation for Global Sports Development and trustee of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation. “Those
 
   
'Won't go quietly': Athlete Kurt Fearnley hits out at government's reversal on disability funding
 
 Melbourne Age     2018-04-26 kl. 02:18     573 words
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Paralympian and disability rights advocate Kurt Fearnley has hit out at the federal government's decision to scrap a $8 billion increase to the

Paralympian and disability rights advocate Kurt Fearnley has hit out at the federal government's decision to scrap a $8 billion increase to the. ...Medicare levy designed to fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme, predicting the move would

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FIS News In Brief - Week 4 April 18
 
 Snow Industry News     2018-04-26 kl. 02:07     681 words
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Cross-Country Skiing TV experts discuss upcoming season With thoughts and efforts directed towards the upcoming season 2018/19, a workshop of international TV experts for Cross-Country Skiing was hosted on 24 th  April by Infront in Milan (ITA).

The Awards ceremony – which will celebrate the performances from this year's Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang – is due to be held on 26 th  April.... In total, 10 awards will be presented, including Olympic and Paralympic female,...
 
   
Skistar CEO Mats Arjes Elected As President Of Swedish Olympic Committee
 
 Snow Industry News     2018-04-26 kl. 02:07     182 words
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The Swedish Olympic Committee (SOK) announced that Mats Årjes has been appointed as its new President at its General Assembly on 19 th  April.

Of all of my birthdays, this is by far the most exciting!” Årjes, who turned 51 on 19 th  April, also stressed that bringing the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games to Sweden was his top priority.
 
   
S. Korea, US to Wrap up, Halt Joint Military Drills Ahead of Summit
 
 Korea Broadcasting System     2018-04-26 kl. 01:41     189 words
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South Korea and the U.S. will reportedly wrap up and halt their annual joint military drills ahead of the inter-Korean summit set for Friday.

The annual spring drills were usually held in late February or early March, but this year they were delayed until the end of the PyeongChang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
U.S. curling skip John Shuster attends state dinner
 
 Duluth News Tribune     2018-04-26 kl. 01:18     275 words
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"It was pretty incredible ... you don't think something like that would ever happen," Shuster told the News Tribune Wednesday. Shuster joined fellow gold medalist Meghan Duggan, captain of the U.S. women's ice hockey team, at the dinner.

Olympians and Paralympians who competed in the 2018 winter games.Jimmy Lovrien.
 
   
Rep. Emmer wins 8th annual Minnesota-D.C. delegation hotdish cookoff
 
 Minneapolis Star Tribune     2018-04-25 kl. 23:31     571 words
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U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer is the reigning hot dish champion of Minnesota's Congressional delegation, after capturing the top prize in the annual competition Wednesday.

Olympic women's hockey goalie Maddie Rooney and Paralympic snowboarder Mike Schultz.

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Benin Paralympic Committee secretary general passes away
 
 AfricaNewsDesk.com     2018-04-25 kl. 23:25     38 words
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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have announced that the secretary general of the Benin Paralympic Committee (BPC) Ferdinand Adechi has died. Adechi was named as BPC secretary general in 2013 and reelected to the role four years later....

Benin Paralympic Committee secretary general passes away.... The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have announced that the secretary general of the Benin Paralympic Committee (BPC) Ferdinand Adechi has died.
 
   
DWTS' Victoria Arlen on spending 4 years trapped in her own body
 
 NewsReality.com     2018-04-25 kl. 23:07     29 words
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On Wednesday the Paralympic gold-medalist from Exeter, New Hampshire spoke about the illness that left her completely aware but unable to assure her family she was still there.

On Wednesday the Paralympic gold-medalist from Exeter, New Hampshire spoke about the illness that left her completely aware but unable to assure her family she was still there.
 
   
AVALANCHE SEASON
 
 PlanetSKI     2018-04-25 kl. 23:02     800 words
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FRESHTRACKS IN FLAINE: PART TWO - PlanetSKI's chief reporter takes on the tricky kick turn... - With warm spring weather, and deep unstable snowpack in... CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN HONOURS ITS OLDEST SKIER - At the age of 107, Lou Batori was possibly the oldest...

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

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Paralyzed Humboldt Broncos player recalls bus crash
 
 Mississauga News     2018-04-25 kl. 22:55     281 words
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Straschnitzki said his rehab is going well and he will continue to push through it despite the pain. He has spoken about playing sledge hockey for the Canadian Paralympic team, but has set his sights much higher than that.

He has spoken about playing sledge hockey for the Canadian Paralympic team, but has set his sights much higher than that."I'm just hoping one day I'll get to that point where I'll be able to walk again.

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Nine additional Youth Olympic Qualification times on the third day of the SA National Aquatic Championships
 
 ZwemZa     2018-04-25 kl. 22:42     733 words
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Tags ine additional Youth Olympic Qualification times on the third day of the SA National Aquatic Championships by ZwemZa on April 25th, 2018

Paulse also won the 50m freestyle in 27.05, while Paralympian Hendri Herbst (S11) claimed the gold medal in the S1-13 category in 27.35 ahead of Sadie in 30.20.

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'I couldn't move my body': Paralyzed Humboldt Broncos player recalls bus crash
 
 Brandon Sun     2018-04-25 kl. 22:42     842 words
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CALGARY - A Humboldt Broncos player who was paralyzed in a bus crash that killed 16 people has vivid memories of the accident but is focusing on regaining his health and hopefully being able to walk again.

He has spoken about playing sledge hockey for the Canadian Paralympic team, but has set his sights much higher than that.

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Advice For Your Career And Life From 5 Olympic And Paralympic Legends
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-04-25 kl. 22:21     1083 words
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, 2:48 p.m. (ET) (L-R) Candace Cable, Jeremy Bloom, Lauryn Williams, Steve Mesler and Sasha Cohen pose after speaking on a panel at the 2018 ACE Olympic and Paralympic Summit on April 25, 2018 in Washington, D.C.

Advice For Your Career And Life From 5 Olympic And Paralympic Legends. , 2:48 p.m.... (ET) (L-R) Candace Cable, Jeremy Bloom, Lauryn Williams, Steve Mesler and Sasha Cohen pose after speaking on a panel at the 2018 ACE Olympic and Paralympic Summit on...
 
   
Die Vaaldriehoek het ‘n nuwe Springbok!
 
 Vaalweekblad     2018-04-25 kl. 22:14     494 words
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  ‘n Inwoner van Kookrus, Meyerton, is ingesluit in die Suid-Afrikaanse rolstoel-basketbalspan.  Christaan Bronkhorst gaan binnekort as deel van die span in Dubai deelneem.

A specialized chair built to the balance of the disabled athlete is their tool of the trade.
 
   
Franklin Square Kiwanis, Paralympian raise funds for Victory Challenge
 
 LIHerald.com     2018-04-25 kl. 22:13     453 words
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By Ronny Reyes Franklin Square residents George and Sandi Silks, along with the Kiwanis Club of Franklin Square, held their yearly fundraiser at

Franklin Square Kiwanis, Paralympian raise funds for Victory Challenge....Challenged — a mini paralympics-style event, where physically challenged youths compete for fun and prizes. “Last year, we had about 1,100 kids competing in the event,” George...
 
   
This week: Food truck festival, Elmer Ramsey memorial, Aut2Run, Wings of Freedom Tour
 
 Ventura County Star     2018-04-25 kl. 22:07     2050 words
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A memorial service for California Lutheran University music professor emeritus Elmer Ramsey will take place at 1 p.m. April 28 in CLU's Samuelson Chapel in Thousand Oaks.

Prayer Breakfast: The 19th annual YMCA National Day of Prayer Breakfast features Paralympic javelin thrower Cody Jones giving a keynote speech, breakfast, invocations and prayers provided by spiritual and community leaders and a live performance by...
 
   
DWTS star Victoria Arlen opens up about the agonizing four years she spent trapped in her own body after...
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2018-04-25 kl. 21:54     106 words
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At just 23 years old, Victoria Arlen is a Paralympic gold-medalist, host on ESPN and the face of Jockey.

DWTS star Victoria Arlen opens up about the agonizing four years she spent trapped in her own body after...At just 23 years old, Victoria Arlen is a Paralympic gold-medalist, host on ESPN and the face of Jockey.Looking at her impressive resume it's
 
   
Dana to compete in Belgium following Boston Marathon win
 
 Battleboro Reformer     2018-04-25 kl. 21:41     632 words
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By BRATTLEBORO — On a rainy and windy Patriots' Day, Desiree Linden ran away from the field to become the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years.

Paralympics Cycling National Team in 2001.... She has since won a silver medal in the Time Trial at the Rio Paralympic Games and finished first overall in the 2017 Paracycling World Cup.
 
   
Calgary councillor has asked his colleagues to reconsider the makeup of the new Olympic oversight committee
 
 Toronto Star Online     2018-04-25 kl. 21:28     247 words
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CALGARY — Councillor Peter Demong called on his colleagues to reconsider the composition of a newly formed Olympic bid oversight committee.

Evan Woolley, Ray Jones and Mayor Naheed Nenshi, were appointed to the Olympic and Paralympic Games committee.

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Olympian coming to Bert Ambrose to celebrate completion of Classroom Champions program
 
 Energeticcity.ca     2018-04-25 kl. 21:28     199 words
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Facebook Twitter Email Pinterest WhatsApp Google+ FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Canadian Olympian Alysia Rissling will be at Bert Ambrose Elementary School tomorrow to celebrate the student’s completion of the Classroom Champions program.

Olympians, as well as Paralympians who use video lessons and live video chats to engage students and encourage them to recognize their potential, set goals and dream big.
 
   
THE ROYAL WEDDING TO BE RECORDED ON DECCA RECORDS Apr 25, 2018
 
 Universal Music     2018-04-25 kl. 20:54     1024 words
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Home News THE ROYAL WEDDING TO BE RECORDED ON DECCA RECORDS THE ROYAL WEDDING TO BE RECORDED ON DECCA RECORDS Decca Records to release recording of Prince Harry and Ms.

Paralympics. Decca is also home to such diverse and distinctive artists as Rod Stewart, Andrea Bocelli, Gregory Porter, Melody Gardot, Aurora, The Shires, Ludovico Einaudi, Imelda May, Alfie Boe, The Lumineers and Sheku Kanneh-Mason.
 
   
Atos and Google Cloud form a global partnership to deliver secure hybrid Cloud, machine learning and collaboration solutions to the enterprise
 
 CIO Dive     2018-04-25 kl. 20:34     815 words
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? Press Releases *Atos will work with Google Cloud to bring enterprises new secure business solutions encompassing hybrid Cloud, data analytics &

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.
 
   
Top Billing: Chris Matthews, April Ryan and Naval Academy grad Brad Snyder headline Key School book fair
 
 Maryland Gazette     2018-04-25 kl. 20:10     1210 words
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The 16th annual Annapolis Book Festival promises to satisfy the cravings of every book lover, and every age. It is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Record-breaking Paralympian, Naval Academy graduate and former Men’s Swim Team captain Brad Snyder, who authored “Fire in My Eyes,” an American warrior’s journey from being blinded on the battlefield to gold medal victory.
 
   
One Of Most Exclusive Clubs In The Country – U.S. Olympians & Paralympians Association – Inducts Class Of '18
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-04-25 kl. 19:54     43 words
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, 12:23 p.m. (ET) Carol Brown (rowing, 1976), Keaton McCargo (freestyle skiing, 2018) and Micki King (diving, 1968/1972) pose for a photo after McCargo is inducted into the U.S. Olympians & Paralympians Association on April 24, 2018 in Arlington, Va.

Olympians & Paralympians Association – Inducts Class Of '18. , 12:23 p.m.... Olympians & Paralympians Association on April 24, 2018 in Arlington, Va.Darci Miller.
 
   
Olympian Alysia Rissling to visit Bert Ambrose
 
 Alaska Highway News     2018-04-25 kl. 19:17     255 words
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Students at Bert Ambrose Elementary School will be encouraged to set Olympic-sized goals when World Cup bronze medalist bobsledder and Canadian Olympian Alysia Rissling visits the school on April 26.

Classroom Champions is a program that pairs teachers with Olympians and Paralympians, using video lessons and video chats, to meet with students and help them set goals and realize their dreams. article continues below.
 
   
Baker makes winning debut with new ride in Waregem
 
 British Dressage     2018-04-25 kl. 19:03     557 words
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14:37 British para star Natasha Baker has returned from a highly successful trip to Waregem CPEDI3* (22 – 22 April 2018) where she won both the Grade III Team and Individual Tests as well as claiming a close second in the Freestyle.

soundtrack. Natasha, who’s trained with Grand Prix rider Lisa Hopkins since 2013, found Diva following a 10 month search after the tragic loss of her Paralympic horse Cabral at the beginning of last year.
 
   
Why five Winter Olympians are on Capitol Hill today
 
 CBS News     2018-04-25 kl. 18:26     469 words
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Five U.S. Olympians will be on Capitol Hill Wednesday to brief lawmakers on how climate change is impacting winter sports and recreation.

The Paralympics is also particularly vulnerable, according to researchers.... "The traditional scheduling of the Paralympic Winter Games, approximately a month after the Olympic Winter Games, poses additional climate challenges as temperatures are...

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IPC President visits South East Asia
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-25 kl. 18:18     188 words
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Andrew Parsons journeys to Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand on 10-day tour International Paralympic Committee President (IPC) Andrew Parsons has

Andrew Parsons journeys to Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand on 10-day tour International Paralympic...
 
   
13th ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly Opens in Narita, Japan
 
 EGlobal Travel Media     2018-04-25 kl. 17:56     609 words
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Narita, Japan] The 13 th  ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly, Conference & Exhibition opened today in Narita, Japan.

He wished the participants a pleasant and fruitful assembly to feel and experience the four pillar concepts of their airport, “applying the cutting-edge technology”, “in preparation for hosting the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics
 
   
Cheongju 2018: USA name Worlds team
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-25 kl. 17:22     279 words
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Paralympic bronze medallist McKenna Dahl headlines 10-strong team With less than 10 days to go until the 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships, USA Shooting has named 10 athletes heading to Cheongju, South Korea.

Paralympic bronze medallist McKenna Dahl headlines 10-strong team With less than 10 days to go until the 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships, USA Shooting has named 10 athletes heading to Cheongju, South Korea.Cheongju 2018 – which will
 
   
Para sports: Inaugural Youth Paralympic Games at least six years away, says IPC chief Parsons
 
 Straits Times     2018-04-25 kl. 17:22     635 words
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SINGAPORE - An inaugural Youth Paralympic Games (YPG) could take place as early as 2024, if all goes well.

Para sports: Inaugural Youth Paralympic Games at least six years away, says IPC chief Parsons.... SINGAPORE - An inaugural Youth Paralympic Games (YPG) could take place as early as 2024, if all goes well.But, for that to happen, the 200 members of the International Paralympic...
 
   
Hope-Mandeville teams up with SABC
 
 Rolling Inspiration     2018-04-25 kl. 17:04     287 words
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The seventh annual Hope-Mandeville Disabilities Career Expo was this year hosted by SABC Foundation. The 2018 SABC Disability Summit was held on April 18 at the SABC head offices in Auckland Park, Johannesburg.

Proceeds from the event goes to the club, which trains swimmers with disabilities up to Paralympian level.
 
   
Jockey Unveils Extraordinary New #ShowEm Hero: Victoria Arlen
 
 WSFA     2018-04-25 kl. 16:51     320 words
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SOURCE Jockey campaign reveals Victoria's unimaginable story of faith Paralympic gold medalist, former world record holder and motivational speaker defies the odds after spending four years in a vegetative state KENOSHA, Wis.

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Indianapolis World Series: 5 things learned
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-25 kl. 16:27     763 words
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USA dominate in home pool as Paralympic champions and emerging talent triumph With the third leg of this year’s World Para Swimming World Series

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Weekend events prove valuable for Para equestrian riders
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-25 kl. 16:14     401 words
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Competitions on both sides of Atlantic as build up to World Equestrian Games continues A busy weekend in Para equestrian wrapped up, with US

Riding Djazz F, Nakamura finished ahead of Belgium’s world and Paralympic champion Michele George, who was riding two new horses at the competition.... A hat trick of wins (team, individual and freestyle) came from Denmark’s double bronze Paralympic...
 
   
Shepersky leads Hurricanes to national title
 
 Park Rapids Enterprise     2018-04-25 kl. 16:03     753 words
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Shepersky scored six goals and had two assists as the Hurricanes defeated the Grand Rapids Sled Wingers 2-0 and the Baltimore Bennet Blazers 8-3 in pool play on April 13 and advanced to the championship game with a 4-3 win over the Washington D.C.

They came across the website for HOPE, which is a paralympic sports club in Moorhead.... Paralympics team when he gets older."... "I want to become a Paralympic sled hockey player," said Tyler.... "I don't know if I can do it, but my goal is to play in the Paralympics...
 
   
Jockey Unveils Extraordinary New #ShowEm Hero: Victoria Arlen
 
 Benzinga.com     2018-04-25 kl. 16:03     706 words
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Tokyo 2020 Invites Public Feedback on Games Sustainability Plan Version 2
 
 Around The Rings     2018-04-25 kl. 15:53     345 words
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– The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) announced today it is inviting the public to submit feedback on its draft Sustainability Plan Version 2.

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OMEGA times 2018 Paralympics
 
 Day and Night Magazine     2018-04-25 kl. 15:52     87 words
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As the 12th Paralympic Winter Games got underway in March 2018, OMEGA once again fulfilled its role as the Official Timekeeper of the event, in which up to 670 talented athletes from 46 participating nations competed in 80 medal events.

OMEGA times 2018 Paralympics.... As the 12th Paralympic Winter Games got underway in March 2018, OMEGA once again fulfilled its role as the Official Timekeeper of the event, in which up to 670 talented athletes from 46 participating nations competed in 80...
 
   
Base player for Japanese pop group Tokio referred to prosecutors over alleged indecent act with high school-aged girl
 
 Japan Times     2018-04-25 kl. 15:52     331 words
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A member of the all-male pop group Tokio has been referred to prosecutors on suspicion of engaging in an indecent act with a high school-aged girl, investigative sources said Wednesday.

Yamaguchi and four other Tokio members — Shigeru Joshima, Taichi Kokubun, Masahiro Matsuoka and Tomoya Nagase — have been working as special ambassadors to promote the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games flag tour, in which replicas of the

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Doping: Khairi Ishak's ban has not tarnished image of para sports here, says SNPC chairman Kevin Wong
 
 Straits Times     2018-04-25 kl. 15:43     484 words
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SINGAPORE - The recent case of sprinter Khairi Ishak being slapped with a four-year ban for failing a dope test has not tarnished the reputation of

SINGAPORE - The recent case of sprinter Khairi Ishak being slapped with a four-year ban for failing a dope test has not tarnished the reputation of. ...para sports in Singapore, Singapore National Paralympic Council (SNPC) chairman Kevin Wong told The...

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Iran crowned Super 6 champions
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-25 kl. 15:32     246 words
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Rio 2016 gold medallists win men’s first edition in front of home fans The Iranian sitting volleyball team emerged triumphant on home soil in the

The Rio 2016 Paralympic gold medallists had already beaten Russia 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-17) in their opening game, followed by victories over reigning world champions Bosnia & Herzegovina 3-2 (22-25, 25-17, 25-19, 22-25, 15-13), Ukraine 3-0
 
   
TUI Names its First Boeing 737 MAX ‘Tenerife Alegria’
 
 GTP.gr     2018-04-25 kl. 15:28     279 words
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German travel giant TUI Group on Tuesday christened its new Boeing 737 MAX of TUI fly Benelux, the first of 72 new aircraft that have been ordered. The airplane was christened “Tenerife Alegria” at the Airport of Tenerife.

The two-time Paralympic, World and European champion christened the aircraft with water from a stream of the Teide, Spain’s highest mountain.
 
   
Tokyo Metropolitan Government organise World Press Briefing tour to area devastated by 2011 earthquake
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-25 kl. 15:27     355 words
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A tour to the T?hoku region affected by the devastating Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011 is forming part of a Tokyo 2020 World Press Briefing later this year.

"People who I know in Tohoku often tell me that the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 would be one’s immediate dream, giving him or her renewed value of life in many ways.
 
   
Wheeler inducted into Hall of Fame
 
 Warren Record     2018-04-25 kl. 15:14     702 words
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Norlina native Stephanie Wheeler has added another accolade to her long list of achievements as she was inducted in the National Wheelchair Basketball Association Hall of Fame on April 14 in Louisville, Ky.

She was a member of the United States women’s wheelchair basketball teams who won gold medals at the 2004 and 2008 Paralympics Games.... As head coach of the U.S. women’s wheelchair basketball team, she led her players to the gold medal in the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games and coached Team USA to the gold medal in the 2016 Summer Paralympics...
 
   
NEFCU announces 2018 first quarter community giving donations
 
 Credit Union Insight     2018-04-25 kl. 14:42     315 words
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WILLISTON, VT (April 25, 2018) — Four times each year, New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU) selects four recipient organizations at random to receive $625 each, for a total of $10,000 annually.

Northeast Disabled Athletic Association’s (NDAA) donation will support the Vermont Chargers.... NDAA is a Vermont-based, non-profit charitable organization whose mission is to provide recreational and competitive athletic opportunities for people with physical disabilities and to support disabled athletes...
 
   
Dunford meets with medal-winning Paralympic Athletes
 
 Federal News Radio 1500 AM     2018-04-25 kl. 14:40     62 words
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Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meets with Paralympic Athletes (Ret.) Marine GySgt Ralph DeQuebec, (Ret.) Army Staff Sgt. Rico Roman, (Ret.) Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Kevin Burton, and (Ret.) Army Spc.

Dunford meets with medal-winning Paralympic Athletes.... Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meets with Paralympic Athletes (Ret.)
 
   
Confident Camille Rodrigues ready to rock Sao Paulo
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-25 kl. 14:37     657 words
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Brazilian swimmer is an Instagram sensation thanks to her dance moves The 2018 Sao Paulo World Series meeting gets underway on Thursday (26

After the World Series, her sights are firmly set on next year’s Parapans in Lima, Peru – the perfect preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games . “I want to study dance so that one day I can open my own dance studio.

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Berck-Sur-Mer 2018: Photo finish for Justyna Kozdryk
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-25 kl. 14:37     341 words
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Paralympic silver medallist aims to combine photography and powerlifting at Euros Justyna Kozdryk will travel to the World Para Powerlifting European Open Championships in Berck-Sur-Mer, France, with two goals in mind.

Paralympic silver medallist aims to combine photography and powerlifting at Euros Justyna Kozdryk will travel to the World Para Powerlifting European Open Championships in Berck-Sur-Mer, France, with two goals in mind.The Polish powerlifter first
 
   
Mumbai emerges as potential Indian Youth and Summer Olympic candidate
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-25 kl. 14:30     466 words
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Mumbai has emerged as a potential candidate for the 2026 Youth Olympics before a possible tilt at the Summer Olympic edition for 2032. It follows a visit to the country last week by International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach.

Bach recommended that the country postpone its plans to enter the race for the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games when he last visited India in 2015, still thought to mark the only occasion where he has publicly discouraged a bid since

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Healthcare Professionals Take to the Sea in Plymouth for Ocean Medicine Course
 
 Response Source     2018-04-25 kl. 14:24     1046 words
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The course is designed to give medics the practical and immersive training for events and expeditions taking place at sea It is estimated that of all lifeforms on earth, 80% live under the sea*.

Also on the faculty team is Laura Penhaul , a former lead physiotherapist for Team GB Paralympians, Ian Couch, Safety and Operations Manager for the Talisker Atlantic Challenge who has rowed the Atlantic Ocean twice and Catherine Buckland, a
 
   
Disability no bar for ardent Pta athlete
 
 Rekord Pretoria East     2018-04-25 kl. 14:24     645 words
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Meet Pretoria’s most ambitious disabled athlete with one leg shorter than the other. Shane Smith’s one leg may be 4cm shorter than the other, but this has not stopped the long-distance runner from being one of Pretoria’s most talented athletes.

Meet Pretoria’s most ambitious disabled athlete with one leg shorter than the other.... 35s.” Smit said one of his biggest dreams is to qualify and compete at the Winter Paralympics.
 
   
Cycling star Chris Boardman backs Leave the Big City Behind You  
 
 Business & Innovation Magazine     2018-04-25 kl. 14:00     323 words
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British cycling legend Chris Boardman MBE has backed a campaign aimed at encouraging people to live and work in Worcestershire.

class customer experience’ for cyclists and triathletes of all levels, from Olympic, Paralympic and Tour De France champions to weekend leisure riders.
 
   
There are over 54 types of 50p coins and some are worth thousands of pounds
 
 Croydon Advertiser     2018-04-25 kl. 13:36     956 words
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It might be worth rummaging in those trouser pockets or checking down the back of the sofa, because that spare 50p you find could be worth up to £200, with collectors clamouring for some of the rare designs.

In 2012, the Royal Mint released 29 commemorative 50p coins representing the sports of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.... Roderick Enriquez, a graphic designer from London, chose to design the wrestling 50p coin because it's such a well respected, historical sport, and of course, played a significant part in the Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Paralympic dressage rider from Taunton launches crowdfunder to buy horse that will allow her to compete in 2020 games
 
 SomersetLive.co.uk     2018-04-25 kl. 13:34     617 words
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It's time for her 18-year-old competition horse, LJT Akilles, to retire Share Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to playTap to play The

Paralympic dressage rider from Taunton launches crowdfunder to buy horse that will allow her to compete in 2020 games.... A gold-medalist paralympian from Taunton has launched a crowd funder in hopes of raising £25,000 to buy a new competition horse for...
 
   
Kate meets athletes with a learning disability
 
 Kategreen.org     2018-04-25 kl. 13:17     389 words
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Kate met athletes with a learning disability at the All Party Parliamentary Group on Learning Disability’s event exploring pathways into elite sport.

Rt Hon Mark Harper MP chaired the eventand held a Q&A session with Paralympic gold-medal-winning swimmer, Jessica-Jane Applegate MBE who spoke about her experiences in elite sport....despite dedicating their lives to training, athletes with a learning disability have such little opportunity to be recognised for their talents and are unable to achieve their dream of competing in the Paralympics...
 
   
Survey shows great satisfaction with PyeongChang
 
 Korea.net     2018-04-25 kl. 12:50     435 words
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PyeongChang Olympic fans have been satisfied with their time in the country. Pictured is a non-Korean family who came to Gangneung in Gangwon-do Province on Feb. 15, to watch the Games. (Korea.

Non-Korean visitors to Korea during the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games earlier this year were highly satisfied with their time in the nation.
 
   
Paralyzed man finishes London Marathon thanks to Israeli robotic suit
 
 Jerusalem Post     2018-04-25 kl. 12:30     443 words
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The London Marathon dubbed him #SpiritofLondon award winner for 2018, and despite not winning any official medals, he received numerous donation medals from spectators and supporters.

Her accomplishment also granted her the honor of lighting a torch at Trafalgar Square ahead of that year's Paralympics.

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Ingram and Stewart medal on day two of Antalya IBSA Judo Grand PrixApril 23, 2018/by Abdulllah Mahmood
 
 British Judo Association     2018-04-25 kl. 11:47     1016 words
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GB Judo took home two medals from the 2018 Antalya IBSA Judo Grand Prix following Sam Ingram’s silver and Elliot Stewart’s bronze on Monday 23 April.

the two-day competition (Sunday 22 and Monday 23 April) saw a world-class entry at every weight including current Paralympic and World champions.... Two-time Paralympic medallist Sam Ingram had moved up to -100kg following Rio 2016 and made a strong...
 
   
Toyota Malawi donates K2.5m to Paralympic
 
 MWNation.com     2018-04-25 kl. 11:44     224 words
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Toyota Malawi on Monday donated K2.5 million to Malawi Paralympic Committee (MPC) to boost its programmes in the country.

Toyota Malawi donates K2.5m to Paralympic.... Toyota Malawi on Monday donated K2.5 million to Malawi Paralympic Committee (MPC) to boost its programmes in the country.Making the donation, Toyota Malawi general manager corporate affairs Andrew Katimba said...
 
   
UEFA President to unveil football complex in Astana
 
 Kazinform     2018-04-25 kl. 11:43     384 words
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ASTANA. KAZINFORM - UEFA President Alesander ?eferin is set to participate in the unveiling ceremony of the House of Football in Astana, Kazinform reports.

Boranbayev, President of the National Paralympic Committee, Maya Yegimbayeva, Managing Director, member of the Board of Kazakh Tourism National Company, Darkhan Kaletayev, Minister for Religious Affairs and Civil Society, Berik Kaniyev, CEO of
 
   
American becomes first Para skeleton athlete to complete run from top of Lake Placid Olympic track
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-25 kl. 11:23     284 words
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Robbie Gaupp of the United States has become the first Para skeleton athlete to complete a run from the top of the Olympic track in Lake Placid. Gaupp made history during his final training run of the season as he began from start one.

amputation of his left arm, hopes to one day fulfill his dream of becoming a Paralympian.... Gaupp unsuccessfully tried out for the athletics squad for the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.... Robbie Gaupp is targeting becoming a Paralympian...
 
   
Iran comes 3rd in IBSA Judo World Cup 11min
 
 PressTV.com     2018-04-25 kl. 11:01     186 words
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Iranian visually-challenged judokas pose for a photograph during the IBSA Judo World Cup in Antalya, Turkey, on April 24, 2018.

On Tuesday, the Iranian and Russian Paralympian athletes settled for the third-place finish and shared the bronze medal at Antalya Sport Hall in the southwestern Turkish coastal city of Antalya.

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Thiago Paulino sets high expectations for Sao Paulo GP
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-25 kl. 10:55     551 words
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One year after breaking the world record, Brazilian returns as one of the stars of the event Twelve months ago in São Paulo, Brazilian Thiago Paulino was in record breaking form.

great way for me to overcome previous defeats in important competitions, like the World Championships in Doha in 2015 and the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games ,” he added. “Now I know that I am on the right way, I feel more confident to dedicate
 
   
Charity lunch in memory of former Wanderers player raises £8,000
 
 The Isle Of Thanet News     2018-04-25 kl. 10:53     498 words
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Charity fund: Jimmy Green, James Barnes-Miller, Gary Frame and John Keohane A charity lunch to remember former Thanet Wanderers player Paul Keohane has raised more than £8,000.

Jimmy Greene and Gary Frame gave details of how the funds raised at previous lunches had been distributed and introduced one beneficiary, Broadstairs Paralympian snow boarder James Barnes-Miller who has recently returned from South Korea after
 
   
News Scan: 25 April 2018
 
 SME Magazine     2018-04-25 kl. 10:48     1197 words
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  Bursa reveals BURSASUSTAIN, one-stop centre for corporate governance info DHL Express invests RM11 million to build Southern Malaysia Gateway in

Following a gradual expansion in the near future, the new service aims to boost convenience for inbound tourists to Japan ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the company said.
 
   
NHK pushes to define culture ahead of 2020 with some help from Perfume
 
 Japan Times     2018-04-25 kl. 10:22     960 words
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With the Pyeongchang Olympics wrapped up, the spotlight has shifted to Tokyo ahead of the 2020 Games. The build up to the sporting spectacular is already well under way. Much of the focus so far, however, has been on culture.

Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games,” says Takashi Yamashita, deputy general manager at the NHK Business Center. “It’s also attempting to show young people in Japan the wonder of Japanese culture and technology.” NHK is making sure

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Norman P. Day
 
 Beatrice Daily Sun     2018-04-25 kl. 09:01     257 words
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. He was born March 23, 1961 in Lincoln and attended High School in Philadelphia, Pa. He married Deborah Reiber in Beatrice on April 24, 1982 and they later divorced.

He competed for the United States in the Paralympic Games in hockey, tennis and basketball.
 
   
Sakhonenko: Paralympic sports give a variety of opportunities for development
 
 Belta     2018-04-25 kl. 08:58     231 words
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Svetlana Sakhonenko VITEBSK, 25 April (BelTA) - Paralympic sports give a variety of opportunities for development, Belarusian Paralympic athlete

Sakhonenko: Paralympic sports give a variety of opportunities for development.... Paralympic sports give a variety of opportunities for development, Belarusian Paralympic athlete. ...Svetlana Sakhonenko said as he met with students at the No Borders for...