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Special Olympics skoldag för första gången i Nyköping
 
 SVT Nyheter Sörmland     2018-04-26 kl. 19:09     141 words
 
Fotboll, innebandy och golf var några av de idrotter som elever från grundsärskolan i Nyköping fick prova på när Special Olympics School Day för första gången kom till kommunen.

Det är Sörmlandsidrotten och Parasport Sörmland som står bakom evenemanget och den 17 maj är det dags för Katrineholm.
 
   
En hel helg med hjältar väntar denna sommar
 
 Folkbladet.nu Plus     2018-04-26 kl. 16:49     383 words
 
Övrig sport. Succépremiär med Hjälteloppet i fjol. Nu slås det på en ännu större trumma - med Hjältehelgen. - Nu trappar vi upp, säger Cilla Brönemyr, en av drivkrafterna bakom allting.

Som grädde på moset för alla deltagare kommer dubbla paralympier, Zebastian Modin och Zandra Reppe, besöka Umeå; samt fyra stycken gladiatorer från tv-serien på TV4.

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Världscup i Oostende Paracykel 3-6 maj
 
 Svenska Cykelförbundet     2018-04-26 kl. 16:18     166 words
 
Paracykel SWE Paracykel Team med landslag och utvecklingslandslag kommer att tävla på Världscupen i Belgien 3 - 6 maj.

Det här är den andra tävlingen där länder kan erhålla viktiga UCI poäng inför Paralympics i Tokyo 2020.
 
   
OS-guldhjälten: "Det är fortfarande overkligt"
 
 Aftonbladet     2018-04-26 kl. 15:09     935 words
 
Hanna Öberg om: * Megaskrällen i OS * Hyllningarna * Första besöket på en travbana Hon chockade alla när hon tog OS-guld i Pyeongchang. Snart tre månader efter guldtårarna har Hanna Öberg, 22, svårt att tro att det verkligen har hänt.

Helene Ripa, paralympier kanot.... Aron Lindström, paralympier alpint.... Anna-Carin Ahlquist, paralympier bordtennis.... Louise Etzner, paralympier ridsport.... Viktoria Karlsson, paralympier friidrott.... Zebastian Modin, paralympier skidor.
 
   
Förblindade hittar goda värderingar
 
 Lärarnas Tidning     2018-04-26 kl. 12:44     582 words
 
Idrott & hälsa Idrottsläraren Neno Dervovic utmanar sina elever att tävla i parasport på olympiad i Uppsala. När skidglasögonen med tejpat glas sätts framför ögonen blir allt svart.

Idrott & hälsa Idrottsläraren Neno Dervovic utmanar sina elever att tävla i parasport på olympiad i Uppsala.... Under hela sitt liv har Neno Dervovic varit fascinerad av parasport. -... Idén till parasportolympiaden fick han efter att ha gått en utbildning i anpassad fysisk aktivitet på Svenskt utvecklingscenter för handikappidrott...
 
   
"Kul att jag har blivit en profil för killarna"
 
 Östgöta Correspondenten Premium     2018-04-26 kl. 12:00     687 words
 
Redan som liten satt Jens Gustavsson i sandlådan vid Kopparvallen och tittade in mot fotbollsplanen. Med åren blev Åtvidabergs FF, med allt vad det innebär, som en extra familj för honom.

Det har dock varit dåliga förutsättningar för Östrias handikappidrott, vilket var något han såg till att råda bot på själv.

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U.S. Women's Basketball Team Picks Up Where It Left Off In First Game Since Rio Olympics
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-04-27 kl. 08:42     1057 words
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, 1:47 a.m. (ET) Members of the U.S. women's basketball team celebrate the team's win over China on April 26, 2018 in Seattle. SEATTLE -- The no-look passes from Diana Taurasi. The indomitable inside duo of Sylvia Fowles and Breanna Stewart.

Looking for breaking news, videos, Olympic and Paralympic team bios all at your fingertips?
 
   
The wedding that defied all odds: How once-paralysed Chris Norton walked down the aisle.
 
 Mamamia     2018-04-27 kl. 08:39     684 words
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Chris Norton has continuously defied the odds. Eight years ago when he was playing football for Luther College, the unthinkable happened.

Paralympian Jessica Smith speaks about how she does simple daily tasks with one arm.
 
   
From Philip Craven, Former President of International Paralympic Committee
 
 Azartac     2018-04-27 kl. 08:37     163 words
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His Excellency Mr Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr President, May I congratulate you on your re-election as President of

From Philip Craven, Former President of International Paralympic Committee....my times as President of IPC (2001-2017) to the Azerbaijani National Paralympic Committee.... The progress and rapid development of the NPC of Azerbaijan has given me great pleasure, and it has been wonderful to see how a relative newcomer to Para sports has now moved to a position of sporting importance within the Paralympic...
 
   
Athlete to inspire attendees at annual YMCA prayer breakfast
 
 Simi Valley Acorn     2018-04-27 kl. 08:03     299 words
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MAN OF FAITH—Paralympian Cody Jones will address the YMCA prayer breakfast May 3.

MAN OF FAITH—Paralympian Cody Jones will address the YMCA prayer breakfast May 3.Courtesy photo.... Cody Jones, a Paralympic javelin thrower for Team USA, is the keynote speaker for the Southeast Ventura County YMCA’s 19th annual National Day of Prayer...
 
   
From Mr. T To A Flag Bearer Reprisal, Check Out 7 Of The Best Team USA Awards Moments
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-04-27 kl. 07:28     782 words
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, 3:03 a.m. (ET) On April 26, the best of Team USA converged on our nation’s capital to celebrate the Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of the Games. More than 200 members of the 2018 U.S.

More than 200 members of the 2018 U.S.Olympic and Paralympic teams packed the Duke Ellington School of the Arts to honor the accomplishments of their teammates.... Looking for breaking news, videos, Olympic and Paralympic team bios all at your fingertips?

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Blind tennis isn’t as hard as it sounds. It’s much harder
 
 Irish Times     2018-04-27 kl. 07:17     1144 words
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Players from 13 countries hit Dublin this week for the Blind Tennis World Championships Blind tennis is not as hard as it sounds. It is much harder.

Athletes are classified using Paralympic sight classifications:
 
   
Mace Group Helps to Deliver New Homes With Habitat for Humanity India
 
 PR Newswire India     2018-04-27 kl. 07:07     766 words
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/PRNewswire/ -- With the success of the Indian team in the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, attention in India has turned to the legacy of the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, a landmark moment in the growth and development of the city.

Mace Group has helped to deliver some of the world's largest sporting events, including the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
CULLMAN COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAME: Narewski ‘pleased and surprised’ by induction
 
 Cullman Times     2018-04-27 kl. 06:28     889 words
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Stan Narewski first arrived at Wallace State in 1995 and immediately felt right at home in the area as the college’s cross country and track and field coach.

He was the USA Paralympic Team head track coach in Barcelona, Spain in 1992, and the head track coach for the U.S.
 
   
Backgrounder: Major developments on Korean Peninsula in 2018
 
 China.org.cn     2018-04-27 kl. 05:41     530 words
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GOYANG, South Korea, April 27 (Xinhua) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in met with top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)

Jan. 4: The United States and South Korea decided to postpone annual joint military exercises until after PyeongChang Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Inglis in top 10 after first round of LPGA event
 
 Portland Tribune     2018-04-27 kl. 05:27     895 words
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THURSDAY LOCAL AND COLLEGE SPORTS NEWS/Ducks, Pilots advance in conference men's tennis tournaments; UO wins in Pac-12 women's lacrosse tourney LPGA

PARALYPMICS. Portland native Rico Roman and the U.S. sled hockey team have been named Paralympic Team of the Games for Team USA.

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Details for George Kleeman funeral updated
 
 USA Track and Field     2018-04-27 kl. 05:19     953 words
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Many recognize Kleeman’s numerous contributions to national and association events and committees over the past three decades, but he was also an accomplished distance runner in the 1960-70’s having run more than 20 marathons and three Ultras.

1996 Atlanta, IAAF Adjudication Crew, 1996 Paralympics as Field Director, 2008 Beijing as ITO for IAAF.
 
   
NH native Victoria Arlen appears in new ad campaign
 
 WMUR New Hampshire     2018-04-27 kl. 05:06     23 words
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After competing on “Dancing with the Stars” last year, New Hampshire native and Paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen has another milestone under her belt.

After competing on “Dancing with the Stars” last year, New Hampshire native and Paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen has another milestone under her belt.
 
   
New Hampshire native Victoria Arlen appears in new ad campaign
 
 WMUR New Hampshire     2018-04-27 kl. 05:06     116 words
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Paralympian competed on 'Dancing with the Stars' last year MANCHESTER, N.H. — After competing on “Dancing with the Stars” last year, New Hampshire native and Paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen has another milestone under her belt.

Paralympian competed on 'Dancing with the Stars' last year MANCHESTER, N.H. — After competing on “Dancing with the Stars” last year, New Hampshire native and Paralympic swimmer Victoria Arlen has another milestone under her belt.Arlen is now a

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U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team, U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team Honored At The 2018 Team USA Awards
 
 USA Hockey     2018-04-27 kl. 04:15     177 words
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The U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team was named the Olympic Team of the Games after defeating Canada, 3-2, in a captivating six-round shootout, to take home its first gold medal in 20 years at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

Paralympic Sled Hockey Team Honored At The 2018 Team USA Awards.
 
   
Olympians descend on ‘Goldthorne’
 
 Summit Daily News     2018-04-27 kl. 03:50     502 words
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Expecting a packed house and wanting to secure good seats, numerous people have been asking Silverthorne officials what time doors open for Saturday's homecoming celebration to honor the town's local Olympians and Paralympians. The answer is 10 a.m.

Expecting a packed house and wanting to secure good seats, numerous people have been asking Silverthorne officials what time doors open for Saturday's homecoming celebration to honor the town's local Olympians and Paralympians.
 
   
Home town hero: Joany Badenhorst honoured by council
 
 The Area News     2018-04-27 kl. 03:44     211 words
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Griffith’s Paralympian Joany Badenhorst has taken the opportunity to thank the people of Griffith for their support at a council meeting.  She was honoured by Mayor John Dal Broi, who spoke of her highly leadership and recent Olympic campaign.

Griffith’s Paralympian Joany Badenhorst has taken the opportunity to thank the people of Griffith for their support at a council meeting.  She was honoured by Mayor John Dal Broi, who spoke of her highly leadership and recent Olympic
 
   
Arts / Twitter Art Exhibit closes this weekend
 
 Canberra CityNews     2018-04-27 kl. 03:22     294 words
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Visitors enjoy #TAE18AUS. THIS is the last weekend to help and support Pegasus ACT through the 2018 Twitter Art Exhibit.

On the occasion Michael Milton, Australian Paralympic, Olympian Athlete and patron of Pegasus Riding for the Disabled ACT, spoke about the initiative.
 
   
Utah State University Equine Student Breaking Barriers
 
 UPR.org     2018-04-27 kl. 02:58     338 words
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Listen to the story here. One Utah State University student in the Equine Science Program has unique challenges, but he is changing the way people like him work with horses.

I hunt, I fish, I’m trying to be on the paralympic archery team.
 
   
Paralympian Mike Schultz celebrates at Washington event
 
 St. Cloud Times     2018-04-27 kl. 02:57     552 words
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PYEONGCHANG-GUN, SOUTH KOREA - MARCH 12: Mike Schultz of USA (30) celebrates after winning the Gold medal with Silver medallist Chris Vos of

Paralympian Mike Schultz celebrates at Washington event.... MARCH 12: Mike Schultz of USA (30) celebrates after winning the Gold medal with Silver medallist Chris Vos of. ...Netherlands (L) and Bronze medallist Noah Elliott of USA in the Men's Snowboard Cross SB-LL1 during day three of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic...

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Shaun White, Chloe Kim lead Team USA award winners
 
 NBC Olympics     2018-04-27 kl. 02:46     1630 words
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More: Olympics USA Track and Field sets team for Penn Relays, live on NBC Sports Female runners with high testosterone face new restriction

The male and female Paralympian winners were both Nordic skiers.  Dan Cnossen , a retired Navy SEAL, earned six medals after coming to PyeongChang without any podium finishes in 24 career Paralympic and world championships biathlon and

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Topeka native named Team USA Paralympic Athlete of the Games
 
 WIBW     2018-04-27 kl. 02:39     187 words
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(WIBW) - A Topeka native and retired Navy Seal was named Team USA's Male Paralympic Athlete of the Games. Dan Cnossen was presented with the honor at the Team USA awards ceremony Thursday night in Washington, D.C.

Topeka native named Team USA Paralympic Athlete of the Games.... (WIBW) - A Topeka native and retired Navy Seal was named Team USA's Male Paralympic Athlete of the Games....South Korea. Cnossen was the first US man to win biathlon gold in either the Olympics or Paralympics...

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Team USA Olympians Adam Rippon, Lindsey Vonn, And Gus Kenworthy To Boycott White House Visit
 
 ET Canada     2018-04-27 kl. 02:33     343 words
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By . 2 mins ago Getty A handful of Team USA’s biggest Olympic stars will not meet with U.S. President Donald Trump at Friday’s White House visit.

Olympians and Paralympians are invited to visit the White House and meet the President after the Games,” Kenworthy tweeted on Thursday. “Today is this year’s visit and USOC spokesperson says he’s never seen so many athletes turn down their

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Paralympic veteran finds it hard to give up competing
 
 CHINAdaily Africa     2018-04-27 kl. 02:17     396 words
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Chinese athlete Peng Yuanyuan participates in the women's 15 km free-style standing skiing event at the 2010 Vancouver Paralympic Winter Games.

Paralympic veteran finds it hard to give up competing.... Chinese athlete Peng Yuanyuan participates in the women's 15 km free-style standing skiing event at the 2010 Vancouver Paralympic Winter Games.... Eight years ago, Peng Yuanyuan was the flag-bearer of Team China at the closing ceremony of the 2010 Vancouver Paralympic Winter Games, having finished fifth in the women's 5 km classic style standing event?China's best Winter Paralympic...

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Here's why some US Olympians are skipping the traditional White House visit
 
 Long Room.com     2018-04-27 kl. 01:25     31 words
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Roughly one-third of the U.S. Olympians and Paralympians who competed in the recent Winter Olympic Games in South Korea will be missing out on the White House visit Friday.

Olympians and Paralympians who competed in the recent Winter Olympic Games in South Korea will be missing out on the White House visit Friday.
 
   
PARALYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST FIGHTS FOR RIGHTS IN HOT DOCS WORLD PREMIERE
 
 Newz4U.net     2018-04-27 kl. 01:15     85 words
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15 Years Post-SARS: Lessons Learned, Lessons Forgotten Fifteen years ago this month, Toronto was mid-way through an outbreak of Severe Acute

PARALYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST FIGHTS FOR RIGHTS IN HOT DOCS WORLD PREMIERE.
 
   
Creatives Announced For LOCAL HERO at The Lyceum And The Old Vic
 
 Broadway World     2018-04-27 kl. 01:07     868 words
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The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and The Old Vic, London are delighted to announce that John Crowley will direct the World Premiere of Local Hero, a

Video design will be by BAFTA-winning Le Halls, whose work includes The Royal Opera House's Don Giovanni, Metropolitan Opera's Otello, and The National Theatre of Great Britain's Ugly Lies The Bone, as well as the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Japan trade seminar in AKL: ‘More than sushi and tempura’
 
 Travelinc     2018-04-27 kl. 00:26     272 words
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There is more to Japan than just Sushi and Tempura. That’s one of the key messages that will be highlighted to trade when Japan National Tourism Organization and supplier partners hold a roadshow in Auckland next month.

expensive,’ says Sally Miles, business development and marketing assistant at JNTO. ‘Especially with so many major sporting events happening – Rugby World Cup 2019 and Tokyo hosting the Olympics and Paralympics in 2020 – there’s no better
 
   
Wrestler Kyle Snyder wins the Sullivan Award
 
 Amsterdam News     2018-04-27 kl. 00:26     402 words
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“The award is a great honor, but the part I enjoy the most is getting to know these athletes that I usually don’t get to see,” said Kyle Snyder, recipient of the 88th annual AAU James E. Sullivan Award, honoring America’s top amateur athlete.

This year’s finalists reflected some extraordinary talent from the college ranks alongside talent from the Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Turnbull Government fully committed to delivering NDIS, Tehan says
 
 ABC Online     2018-04-27 kl. 00:11     104 words
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Disability advocates have slammed the government's decision to scrap its planned 0.5 per cent increase to the Medicare levy to help fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

budget fortunes. The Gold-medal winning Paralympian Kurt Fearnley wants NDIS funding to be "ring-fenced" to help bring certainty to disabled people.
 
   
Legless boy asks to meet Maradona, gets to play football with idol (VIDEO)
 
 Russia Today     2018-04-27 kl. 00:00     284 words
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Football legend Diego Maradona had a kickabout with 10-year-old Ali Turganbekov, a Kazakh boy who was born without legs, after the youngster sent a hopeful message to his favorite player.

(@maradona) on Apr 25, 2018 at 10:09am PDT Turganbekov says his dream is to become a Paralympic swimmer, and beat Michael Phelps' medal record.A post shared by Ali_Amir_happy??? ??????????? (@ali_amir_happy) on Apr 25, 2018 at 2:21am

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Why surgeons amputated a 7-year-old's leg and reattached it the wrong way
 
 Mitchell Daily Republic     2018-04-26 kl. 23:58     778 words
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Doctors discovered a 10-centimeter tumor in the femur in her left leg -- and it had broken the bone, according to Birmingham Live.

"She talks of how her new leg will enable her to travel the world one day and maybe even enter the Paralympics."

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3D Printing Introductions, Innovations, and Bling Galore at RAPID + TCT 2018
 
 3DPrint.com     2018-04-26 kl. 23:35     1282 words
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This year’s RAPID + TCT  event is coming to a close in Texas today, and I’m very pleased to call it my first big 3D printing industry event. There were so many things to see and people to meet, I can’t cover them all in just one article.

In the same general area, I also spied the 3D printed dress made by designer Danit Peleg  that was worn by snowboarder Amy Purdy at the Rio Paralympics  and the Luge Sled Layup Tool  that was designed and 3D printed by Stratasys for the US
 
   
Leaders of two Koreas set for historic summit
 
 Yonhap News Agency     2018-04-26 kl. 23:15     552 words
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GOYANG, April 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un were set to hold a summit Friday that may mark the start of an often tried but failed attempt to rid the communist North of its nuclear ambitions.

The latest inter-Korean summit follows recent rapprochement between the two Koreas, largely created by the North's participation in the recently concluded Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in South Korea's PyeongChang.

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BlazeSports America Launches Certified Adaptive Recreation & Sport Specialist Certification
 
 PRLog     2018-04-26 kl. 22:11     499 words
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- PRLog -- TM , a leader in the field of training and education for adaptive sports and recreation since 2003 and two-time recipient of the United

About BlazeSports America www.blazesports.org ( http://www.blazesports.org/ ) BlazeSports America TM is the direct legacy nonprofit organization of the 1996 Atlanta Paralympic Games.... For more than 20 years, BlazeSports America TM has been building a Paralympic...
 
   
Jockey Taps Victoria Arlen for #ShowEm Campaign
 
 Forex TV     2018-04-26 kl. 21:50     225 words
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Victoria Arlen spent four years locked inside her own body.

Arlen, who is 23, has gone on to win three silvers and a gold medal for swimming at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, compete in “Dancing With the Stars,” and become the youngest on-air host at ESPN.
 
   
Canada's Sports Hall introduces Class of 2018
 
 YorkRegion.com     2018-04-26 kl. 21:44     357 words
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"I had great coaches, great players around me, a supportive country," Allen said. "That's what makes it really special." Keon, from Rouyn-Noranda, Que.

Adams, a native of Brampton, Ont., captured 13 Paralympic medals over his career.... He won five of those medals at the 2000 Paralympics in Sydney, taking gold in the 1,500- and 800-metre races to go with two bronzes and a silver at other distances.

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Louisville nurse inspiring children to look beyond their disabilities
 
 WHAS 11     2018-04-26 kl. 20:43     389 words
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LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- She's a world traveler and a U.S. Paralympian, but Bren Jensen is also a nurse at Norton Children's Hospital in Louisville.

Paralympian, but Bren Jensen is also a nurse at Norton Children's Hospital in Louisville.She spends most of her days inspiring children to look past their illnesses and the obstacles that may come with them.... Paralympic...

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Manitou Incline's famous feats
 
 Colorado Springs Gazette     2018-04-26 kl. 20:09     931 words
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Here's a look: Tyler Walker. He didn't get nearly the media attention that Horvath did, but the Paralympic ski champ with no legs has been seen crawling up the Incline.
 
   
Positive initiatives on children's rights
 
 Business & Human Rights     2018-04-26 kl. 19:29     477 words
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Author: Global Child Forum "Corporate Programs For Children's Rights – Guidance And Best Practice", March 2018...

Positive initiatives Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.... Positive initiatives on children's rights Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
U.S. Trust and Bank of America Merrill Lynch Named Official Sponsors of Equestrian Sport...
 
 IPC.Coth.com     2018-04-26 kl. 19:12     1450 words
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For Immediate Release TRYON, NC, USA – April 26, 2018 – Equestrian Sport Productions, LLC (ESP) – producers of the world’s largest and longest-running horse show – announced today its partnership with U.S.

It is one of the biggest events on the global sporting calendar, combining World Championships in the Olympic disciplines of Jumping, Dressage and Eventing, the Paralympic discipline of Para-Equestrian Dressage, as well as Driving, Endurance,

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Beijing 2022 unveil details of high-speed railway linking Olympic clusters
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-26 kl. 18:49     334 words
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Organisers of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games have given details on the progress of their high-speed trains for the event.

Organisers of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games have given details on the progress of their high-speed trains for the event.Construction of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed railway is currently underway and on schedule with
 
   
Fanny Blankers-Koen: Who was the Dutch ‘Flying Housewife’ and how did she smash perceptions of women in sport?
 
 LadiesWantMore.com     2018-04-26 kl. 18:41     2469 words
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Today marks the centenary of legendary Dutch athlete Fanny Blankers-Koen  (1918-2004). The track star  who won four gold medals at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London is celebrated in today ‘s Google Doodle.

62/93. Paralympics 2016. Google marks the start of the Paralympic Games 2016.

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Doctors reattached a 7-year-old's leg backwards so she might have the chance to dance again.
 
 Business Insider     2018-04-26 kl. 18:41     412 words
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Even a battle with cancer hasn't been enough to dim Amelia Eldred's bright smile — or tarnish her dreams of one day dancing again.

To that end, her parents have started raising funds to purchase Amelia a special prosthetic blade — similar to the one used by Paralympian Jonny Peacock on "Strictly Come Dancing," the British version of "Dancing With the Stars" that is Amelia's

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Sapporo to conduct survey to assess support for 2026 Winter Olympic bid
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-04-26 kl. 18:32     533 words
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The director general of Sapporo’s Sports Affairs department, Toshiya Ishikawa, has stated that the city will conduct a survey to measure its residents' support for a 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympics Games bid.

The director general of Sapporo’s Sports Affairs department, Toshiya Ishikawa, has stated that the city will conduct a survey to measure its residents' support for a 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympics Games bid.Sapporo has submitted its interest

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Record breaking Cinderford claim National Two South title
 
 Forester.co.uk     2018-04-26 kl. 18:31     597 words
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TRIUMPHANT: Cinderford celebrate their status as National two South champions after a 24-19 win at Bury St Edmunds. With each week the pressure has grown but the players have lived it and dealt with it.

PARALYMPIAN and England Cerebral Palsy captain Jack Rutter has been forced into international retire...... PARALYMPIAN and England Cerebral Palsy captain Jack Rutter has been forced into international retire...
 
   
London Marathon mania for Foresters
 
 Forester.co.uk     2018-04-26 kl. 18:31     496 words
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Ollie Moore after taking on the London Marathon A NUMBER of Foresters tackled the London Marathon in draining heat on Sunday.

PARALYMPIAN and England Cerebral Palsy captain Jack Rutter has been forced into international retire...... PARALYMPIAN and England Cerebral Palsy captain Jack Rutter has been forced into international retire...
 
   
Squirrels bury derby ghosts to win title
 
 Forester.co.uk     2018-04-26 kl. 18:31     509 words
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FITTING FINALE: Drybrook enjoy the champagne after winning the South West One West title with a 34-10 win at Newent.

PARALYMPIAN and England Cerebral Palsy captain Jack Rutter has been forced into international retire...... PARALYMPIAN and England Cerebral Palsy captain Jack Rutter has been forced into international retire...
 
   
Olympians, Paralympians Go to Washington...
 
 Around The Rings     2018-04-26 kl. 18:29     538 words
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(ATR) United States Olympians and Paralympians from the PyeongChang Games will be honored in Washington, D.C. as part of a week of celebrations. (Team USA.

Olympians, Paralympians Go to Washington...(ATR) United States Olympians and Paralympians from the PyeongChang Games will be honored in Washington, D.C. as part of a week of celebrations.

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EU, UNDP Assist Georgian Parliament to Promote Strategic Vision, Transparency & Accountability
 
 Georgia Today     2018-04-26 kl. 18:20     346 words
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Youth engagement, sport integrity and the development of human capital are in the spotlight of the 2018-2020 Strategy and Action Plan presented by the

Georgian Parliament, Government, Tbilisi municipality, Olympic and Paralympic Committees, youth organizations and donor agencies.
 
   
Los Angeles FC celebrates opening of Gensler-designed Banc of California Stadium
 
 Leisure Week     2018-04-26 kl. 18:16     383 words
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The new home of Hollywood Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise Los Angeles FC has officially opened in the city’s Exposition Park.

screenings. In 10 years time, the park and its new sporting and cultural facilities are expected to be heavily used during the 2028 Los Angeles Olympic and Paralympic Games.Kim Megson.

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Exclusive: 'Reporters are scared to interview Paralympians with learning disabilities'
 
 Learning Disability Today     2018-04-26 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: 'Reporters are scared to interview Paralympians with learning disabilities'.... 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...
 
   
Many of Team USA's biggest names to skip Trump meeting
 
 Des Moines Register     2018-04-26 kl. 17:53     1002 words
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American freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy reunited with the dog he rescued from a South Korean dog meat farm. USA TODAY Sports The 2018 U.S.

USA TODAY Sports The 2018 U.S.Winter Olympic and Paralympic teams are going to the White House Friday morning, but the group that will pose for pictures with President Trump will be much smaller than the delegations that competed in South Korea —

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IBERDROLA : will continue its support for Paralympic sport at the Tokyo 2020 Games
 
 4 Traders     2018-04-26 kl. 17:37     380 words
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The company chairman, Ignacio Galán, confirms the company's commitment to this sport, with which it has been linked for the past 12 years Today, at

IBERDROLA : will continue its support for Paralympic sport at the Tokyo 2020 Games....represented Spain at the 12th Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang.... During the meeting he confirmed the company's commitment to Paralympic sport.
 
   
Leafs legend Dave Keon, Olympic great Alex Despatie headline Canada's Sports Hall of Fame newcomers
 
 NewsReality.com     2018-04-26 kl. 17:35     38 words
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Hockey Hall of Famer Dave Keon leads a class of eight inductees that includes a four-time Grey Cup champion, a two-time Olympic silver medallist and a six-time Paralympian into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.

Hockey Hall of Famer Dave Keon leads a class of eight inductees that includes a four-time Grey Cup champion, a two-time Olympic silver medallist and a six-time Paralympian into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.
 
   
Check Out Where These Miami Sports Stars Got Their Start
 
 WFOR     2018-04-26 kl. 17:22     617 words
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What do Santana Moss, Randy Shannon and Shawn Ramirez have in common? Sure, they’re all-star athletes who’ve garnered media attention.

It’s got something for thrill-seekers (extreme sports like wakeboarding, mountain biking and fitness bootcamps) and also hosts an annual Paralympics competition for residents with disabilities.

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DAILY: Law on 2024 Paris Olympics enters into force - what you need to know
 
 World Trademark Review     2018-04-26 kl. 17:21     54 words
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on the organisation of the Olympic and Paralympic Games of 2024 came into force on March 28 2018. It comprises four titles and 30 articles.

DAILY: Law on 2024 Paris Olympics enters into force - what you need to know. on the organisation of the Olympic and Paralympic Games of 2024 came into force on March 28 2018.... It comprises four titles and 30 articles.The purpose of this law is to optimise the preparation and organisation of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Cheongju 2018: Top South Korean shooters
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-26 kl. 17:19     490 words
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Hosts could celebrate World Championship medals The 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships officially kick off in one week with the Opening Ceremony on 3 May in Cheongju.

Geunsoo Kim. Kim saw the most success for his country at the Rio 2016 Paralympics, capturing a pair of medals on his Games debut.... Yunri Lee. Two-time Paralympian Lee reached the podium in Rio with bronze in the R8 (women's 50m rifle 3 positions...
 
   
Alliance of American Football Adds Atlanta as Second Market
 
 OurSports Central     2018-04-26 kl. 17:13     1301 words
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by Fran Stuchbury April 26, 2018 - Alliance of American Football (AAF) The Alliance of American football added its second franchise yesterday, announcing a team will play at Atlanta, Georgia at the Georgia State Stadium.

In 1996 it began as Centennial Olympic Stadium and was the 85,000-seat main stadium of the 1996 Summer Olympic Games and the 1996 Summer Paralympic Games.
 
   
En hel helg med hjältar väntar denna sommar
 
 Folkbladet.nu Plus     2018-04-26 kl. 16:49     383 words
 
Övrig sport. Succépremiär med Hjälteloppet i fjol. Nu slås det på en ännu större trumma - med Hjältehelgen. - Nu trappar vi upp, säger Cilla Brönemyr, en av drivkrafterna bakom allting.

Som grädde på moset för alla deltagare kommer dubbla paralympier, Zebastian Modin och Zandra Reppe, besöka Umeå; samt fyra stycken gladiatorer från tv-serien på TV4.

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Japan-Saudi Vision 2030: Big boost to bilateral ties
 
 Saudi Gazette     2018-04-26 kl. 16:48     1257 words
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JAPAN and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia started diplomatic relationship in 1955, and the two countries cerebrated 60 years of anniversary in 2015 with a

Having 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in sight, we are putting forward elite athlete exchange programs of Judo and Karate, with expectation that more Saudi athletes could compete in the most prestigious stage.
 
   
Many of Team USA's biggest names will bail on White House visit, meeting with Trump
 
 USA TODAY     2018-04-26 kl. 16:45     960 words
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The 2018 U.S. Winter Olympic and Paralympic teams are going to the White House Friday morning, but the group that will pose for pictures with

The 2018 U.S. Winter Olympic and Paralympic teams are going to the White House Friday morning, but the group that will pose for pictures with. ...President Trump will be much smaller than the delegations that competed in South Korea — and it will be...

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Stoke Mandeville Wheelchair Rugby Team To Benefit Following Donation From Law Firm
 
 Irwin Mitchell     2018-04-26 kl. 16:38     434 words
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A wheelchair rugby team celebrating its second birthday has received a funding boost from national law firm Irwin Mitchell to help with its running costs.

The club are based at the Stoke Mandeville Stadium in Aylesbury, the birthplace of the Paralympics.... Don’t Quit, Do It campaign seeks to support the benefits both physically and psychologically of being involved in disability sports and is supported by multiple gold-medal winning Paralympian...
 
   
WSP welcomes the publication of the Preparing for a Drier Future report by the National Infrastructure Commission
 
 Wsp.com     2018-04-26 kl. 16:30     396 words
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“It’s good news that the National Infrastructure Commission recognises the very real risks associated with droughts on people’s wellbeing, the environment and the UK’s economy.

WSP has been involved in many high profile UK projects including the Shard, Crossrail, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Manchester Metrolink, M1 Smart Motorway, the re-development of London Bridge Station, and the London Olympic & Paralympic...
 
   
Leafs legend Dave Keon, Olympic great Alex Despatie headline Canada's Sports Hall of Fame newcomers
 
 CBC     2018-04-26 kl. 16:28     1012 words
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Class of 2018 also includes cross-country skier Chandra Crawford, QB Damon Allen, Paralympian Jeff Adams A Hockey Hall of Famer, a four-time Grey

Class of 2018 also includes cross-country skier Chandra Crawford, QB Damon Allen, Paralympian Jeff Adams A Hockey Hall of Famer, a four-time Grey. ...Cup champion, a two-time Olympic silver medallist and a six-time Paralympian are among this year's

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Canada's Sports Hall of Fame celebrates 3 strong women
 
 CBC     2018-04-26 kl. 16:28     802 words
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New inductees reflect hope that gender equality is becoming a bigger priority in sport In Canada, it is a pivotal time for women in sport.

The distinguished group includes people like hockey superstar and International Olympic Committee member Hayley Wickenheiser, Olympic champion Adam van Koeverden, Chair of the International Paralympic Committee's Athlete's Council Chelsey Gotell,

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Championships hosts wanted by INAS
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-26 kl. 16:24     427 words
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Athletics and swimming competitions in Europe, Asia and the Americas head list The International Federation for Athletes with Intellectual

For some athletes it will be the highest level they may compete at and for others it could be their chance to qualify for a Paralympic Games."... For some athletes it will be the highest level they may compete at and for others it could be their chance to qualify for a Paralympic...
 
   
ILO International Labour Organization : , Tokyo 2020 sign agreement to promote decent work in run-up to the Games
 
 4 Traders     2018-04-26 kl. 16:17     300 words
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TOKYO (ILO ) - The ILO and The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) have signed an agreement to promote decent work in the preparations for, and operation of the international sporting event.

TOKYO (ILO ) - The ILO and The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) have signed an agreement to promote decent work in the preparations for, and operation of the international sporting event.'Through this...

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Lukin re-elected as Russia’s Paralympic Committee chief
 
 NewsReality.com     2018-04-26 kl. 16:06     12 words
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Lukin took the helm at Russia’s Paralympic Committee in January

Lukin re-elected as Russia’s Paralympic Committee chief.... Lukin took the helm at Russia’s Paralympic Committee in January. ...1996.
 
   
Old meet new: From legacy FTP to 8K
 
 4RFV.com     2018-04-26 kl. 15:39     978 words
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Signiant CMO Jon Finegold reflects on this years NAB Show Author: Colby RamseyPublish date: Apr 26, 20 018Social count:00SHARES Reflecting on the

8K content. NHK also covered the Paralympics in 8K for the first time.

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Nissan sponsors global cricket events in major ICC... Oct 14 2015
 
 Motown India     2018-04-26 kl. 15:29     595 words
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Pic caption:  Arun Malhotra, Managing Director, Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd.

The ICC partnership is another example of Nissan’s dedication to global sport, which includes the UEFA Champions League, the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Olympic Teams of Great Britain, Mexico and Brazil, the National Collegiate
 
   
Lukin re-elected as Russia’s Paralympic Committee chief
 
 Tass.ru     2018-04-26 kl. 15:12     380 words
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PODOLSK (Moscow Region), April 26. /TASS/. Vladimir Lukin has been re-elected as the president of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) for another 4-year term at the organization’s reporting and election conference in Podolsk in the Moscow Region.

Lukin re-elected as Russia’s Paralympic Committee chief.... Vladimir Lukin has been re-elected as the president of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) for another 4-year term at the organization’s reporting and election conference in Podolsk in the...
 
   
11:53Japan pop star apologises for forcibly kissing teenage girl
 
 Corkman     2018-04-26 kl. 15:08     399 words
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A member of the popular Japanese male pop group Tokio has said sorry for forcibly kissing a teenage girl at his home. Tatsuya Yamaguchi, 46, said he would suspend work with the band and other entertainment projects.

Yamaguchi and other members of the group are “special ambassadors” on an Olympic and Paralympic Flag Tour project promoting the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

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Braille Neue: A New Version of Braille That Can Be Simultaneously Read by the Sighted and the Blind
 
 Open Culture     2018-04-26 kl. 14:45     557 words
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Photo via Kosuke Takahashi To those of us who've never had reason to learn it, the Braille alphabet can have an appealingly retro-futuristic look, not least because Braille signage in America seems most often installed in pre-2000s public buildings.

"Our aim is to use this universal typeset for Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics 2020 to create a truly universal space where anyone can access information," says Takahashi's Braille Neue page .
 
   
[ April 25, 2018 ] Charity lunch in memory of former Wanderers player raises £8,000 Community
 
 The Isle Of Thanet News     2018-04-26 kl. 14:43     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
 
   
Japan pop star apologises for forcibly kissing teenage girl
 
 Breaking News.ie     2018-04-26 kl. 14:15     353 words
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A member of the popular Japanese male pop group Tokio has said sorry for forcibly kissing a teenage girl at his home. Tatsuya Yamaguchi, 46, said he would suspend work with the band and other entertainment projects.

Yamaguchi and other members of the group are “special ambassadors” on an Olympic and Paralympic Flag Tour project promoting the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

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9Things to do in Colorado this weekend: April 27-29
 
 KUSA-TV     2018-04-26 kl. 13:49     1822 words
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There is so much to do in Colorado this we couldn't pick just nine things to do!

The Town of Silverthorne will welcome local Olympic and Paralympic athletes home with a special celebration hosted by 9NEWS' Matt Renoux on Saturday.
 
   
World champions head stellar Sao Paulo line-up
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-26 kl. 13:42     641 words
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More than two hundred athletes set to compete at Grand Prix in Brazil The World Para Athletics Grand Prix series heads to Brazil this week (26-28 April) for the second event of the year, the Sao Paulo Grand Prix.

Sprints. Reigning world and Paralympic champion Petrucio Ferreira has already clocked a world lead 10.51 this year – edging closer to Irishman Jason Smyth ’s time of 10.46, the fastest time ever by a Para athlete.... Former world champion Prado currently tops the rankings after clocking 11.17 earlier this month, while it’s Paralympic...

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Daniel Dias starts World Series title defence
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-26 kl. 13:42     293 words
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Brazilian Paralympic swimming legend will be the one to watch in Sao Paulo Brazil’s multiple-Paralympic champion Daniel Dias will kick off his

Brazilian Paralympic swimming legend will be the one to watch in Sao Paulo Brazil’s multiple-Paralympic champion Daniel Dias will kick off his. ...World Para Swimming World Series title defence on home soil in Sao Paulo when he takes to the pool

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CNY weekend events April 26-30
 
 Oneida Daily Dispatch     2018-04-26 kl. 12:43     730 words
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The following is a brief listing of some events taking place in Central New York this weekend. Thursday, April 26 Oneida: Tot Fun & Run at the Rec Center, 9 a.m. to noon Oneida: Farmers market at Oneida Street, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sherrill: Paralympian Sammi Tucker to visit Oneida Heritage, 9 a.m.
 
   
Short track skaters cheer for Inter-Korean Summit
 
 Korea.net     2018-04-26 kl. 12:19     337 words
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Short track speed skater Kwak Yoon-Gy gives his support to the upcoming 2018 Inter-Korean Summit in a video released on April 26.

Kwak Yoon-gy, Shim Suk-hee, Lim Hyo-jun and Choi Min-jeong, the four Olympians who impressed the crowds with their outstanding performances in the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, each made a short video for the official
 
   
Abe praises Pyeongchang performances by Japanese athletes and looks ahead to 2020 Tokyo Games
 
 Japan Times     2018-04-26 kl. 11:46     193 words
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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe handed certificates of appreciation and silver memorial picture frames to Japanese athletes on Thursday who participated in the Pyeongchang Olympic and Paralympic Games in South Korea.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe handed certificates of appreciation and silver memorial picture frames to Japanese athletes on Thursday who participated in the Pyeongchang Olympic and Paralympic Games in South Korea.At a ceremony at the Prime Minister’s

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Member of Japan pop group Tokio apologizes for kissing girl
 
 South Carolina State     2018-04-26 kl. 11:21     323 words
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A member of the popular Japanese all-male pop group Tokio on Thursday apologized for kissing a teenage girl at his home. Tatsuya Yamaguchi, 46, said he would suspend work with his band and other entertainment projects.

Yamaguchi and other members of the group are working as "special ambassadors" on an Olympic and Paralympic lag Tour project to promote Tokyo's 2020 Olympics.

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Olympians and Paralympians to face off in Des Moines at Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee
 
 USA Track and Field     2018-04-26 kl. 11:19     349 words
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USATF.TV will stream full meet coverage beginning on Drake Relays week kicked off April 24 with the USATF 1 Mile Championships hosted by Grand Blue

Olympians and Paralympians to face off in Des Moines at Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee.
 
   
Commonwealth Champion Savours ‘Cool’ Crucible Experience
 
 World Snooker     2018-04-26 kl. 11:19     638 words
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By Simon Cromie Ross with WPBSA directors Jason Ferguson and Nigel Mawer Commonwealth para table tennis champion Ross Wilson was given his first experience of the Crucible when he attended World Snooker’s Disability Day on Wednesday.

table tennis gold in Australia earlier this month has added to previous bronze medal successes at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Paralympics, but the 22 year-old self-proclaimed snooker fan was keen to savour his visit to the sport’s home.
 
   
Red card for political football
 
 4BC     2018-04-26 kl. 11:16     88 words
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Paralympic and Commonwealth Games gold medallist, Kurt Fearnley is sick of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) being used as a political football.

Paralympic and Commonwealth Games gold medallist, Kurt Fearnley is sick of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) being used as a political football.This follows the Turnbull Government’s decision to axe a hike in the Medicare levy to
 
   
Major brands, entertainers to attend Ad Week
 
 Japan Times     2018-04-26 kl. 10:58     289 words
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Advertising Week Asia 2018 will be held at Tokyo Midtown, in the Roppongi district of Tokyo’s Minato Ward, from May 14 to 17.

For example, famous media artist Yoichi Ochiai will be a special guest in a student competition of presenting an idea of enhancing brand image of Japan in the world prior to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Enjoy stylish Mother’s Day celebration packages
 
 Japan Times     2018-04-26 kl. 10:54     818 words
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The InterContinental Tokyo Bay Hotel is offering a Mother’s Day promotion until May 31. Every restaurant and bar will have celebratory drinks and desserts decorated with customized messages available for families.

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics approaching, the room on the 35th floor was created to cater to foreign tourists who want an especially memorable stay.

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Para athletics in numbers: Brent Lakatos
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-04-26 kl. 10:52     206 words
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The facts and stats behind the multi-world champion wheelchair racer What do the figures reveal about world and Paralympic champion Brent Lakatos ?

Brent Lakatos. The facts and stats behind the multi-world champion wheelchair racer What do the figures reveal about world and Paralympic champion Brent Lakatos ?In the second of our new series ‘ Para Athletics in Numbers’ we take a look at Canada’s...
 
   
Commonwealth Games stars welcomed back to Teesside
 
 Love Middles Brough     2018-04-26 kl. 10:48     466 words
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Published 26th Apr 2018 Teesside University marked the homecoming of two of its Commonwealth Games stars with a celebration on campus.

We were delighted to welcome them back to the University and formally congratulate them on their success.” Jade is no stranger to international competitions having competed at the Paralympic Games in 2012 and 2016 but was both surprised and
 
   
Film: Endless Possibilities Of Being Free with Simona Atzori
 
 Coloribus.com     2018-04-26 kl. 10:40     250 words
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Endless Possibilities Of Being Free with Simona Atzori Pin to Collection Add a note Credits & Description Brand: PittaRosso

She has been a successful dancer and artist, appearing on national television, in books and dancing at the Vatican and at the Paralympic games.

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McBennett to Head RTÉ Sport
 
 Sport for Business     2018-04-26 kl. 10:32     332 words
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Declan McBennett is to take over from Ryle Nugent as the new RTÉ Group Head of Sport. McBennett currently holds the position of Managing Editor of Live and Continuous News, and has been appointed following an internal competition.

He moved back into News following the Olympics and Paralympic Games in 2012 but has always maintained his interest as a keen sports fan and was always considered a strong contender for this role.
 
   
S. Korea, U.S. to stop military drills on summit day
 
 Yonhap News Agency     2018-04-26 kl. 10:27     307 words
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SEOUL, April 26 (Yonhap) -- South Korea and the United States have decided to suspend their annual combined military drills on the inter-Korean summit day this week, defense authorities here said Thursday.

This year they waited until the end of the PyeongChang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Member of Japan all-male pop group investigated in sex case
 
 Miami Herald     2018-04-26 kl. 09:48     128 words
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A member of the popular Japanese all-male pop group Tokio has acknowledged he is facing a criminal investigation related to an allegedly indecent act with a teenage girl.

The organizers of Tokyo's 2020 Olympics say Yamaguchi and other members of the group are working as "special ambassadors" on an Olympic and Paralympic Flag Tour project.

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S.Korea's GDP growth rebounds in Q1 on solid export, facility investment
 
 Xinhua Finance Agency     2018-04-26 kl. 09:43     555 words
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South Korea's gross domestic product (GDP) growth rebounded in the first quarter due to solid export and facility investment, central bank data showed Thursday. The seasonally-adjusted real GDP reached 395.93 trillion won (366.9 billion U.S.

The construction investment growth stemmed mainly from the hosting of the 23rd Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in February and March, which required construction of new stadium, gymnasiums and athletes' village.

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Jumping for joy Down Under Commonwealth Games long jump Para champion Olivia Breen on an incredible trip to Australia and
 
 Sky Sports     2018-04-26 kl. 09:24     794 words
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"Standing on the podium in front of a packed stadium with the Welsh national anthem playing was a hugely emotional experience. I'm so pleased I made Wales proud.

Two years ago Olivia Breen flew back from the Rio Paralympics after a devastating experience.

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Mullen sophomore Gracie Hoyt claims national championship title
 
 KNOP-TV     2018-04-26 kl. 09:11     82 words
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MULLEN, Neb. (KNOP)--- Mullen sophomore Gracie Hoyt competed in the first ever Junior Paralympic Rifle National Championship in Colorado Springs.

MULLEN, Neb. (KNOP)--- Mullen sophomore Gracie Hoyt competed in the first ever Junior Paralympic Rifle National Championship in Colorado Springs.Hoyt's been shooting competitively for the last seven years and became the first ever National Paralympic...

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