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Norrköping Dolphins Rullstol svenska mästare!
 
 Svenska Basketbollförbundet     2018-05-02 kl. 08:19     270 words
 
I lördags spelades den avgörande finalen i Basketligan Rullstol i Stadium Arena, och när slutsignalen gick kunde hemmafavoriterna Norrköping Dolphins jubla som nyblivna svenska mästare!

På tredje plats kom Göteborgs Rullstolsbasketklubb som vann bronsmatchen mot Nacka Handikappidrott, 54-29.
 
   
Starka idrottsprestationer för Isak
 
 Västerviks kommunextra     2018-05-02 kl. 07:07     688 words
 
Den stora Föreningsgalan i Västervik gick av stapeln förra veckan och av de 148 förslagen som lämnats in till kommunen nominerades 19 personer och föreningar inom olika kategorier.

under 2017 inom sin parasport.... En dröm vore ju att nå till Paralympics, men jag vet inte om det går i min ålder.
 
   
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How do you solve a problem like Semenya?
 
 Cape Messenger     2018-05-02 kl. 08:39     459 words
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Caster Semenya is a brave, determined, admirable athlete. It is irritating and humiliating that her hormonal balance is the subject of so much international scrutiny. Is it wrong, though?

If you had a Paralympic event which was won by an able-bodied athlete, you would condemn this as cheating.
 
   
Visually-impaired get a vision of future with football
 
 Udaipur Kiran     2018-05-02 kl. 08:37     148 words
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The home team won the game and with it the sparkling trophy too.

The home team won the game and with it the sparkling trophy too.The tournament which started four days ago was organized by Indian Blind Football Federation (IBFF)-an independent federation setup in 2016 affiliated to the Paralympic Committee of
 
   
Grant-Stuart wants to medal at Paralympic Games
 
 Stabroek News     2018-05-02 kl. 08:27     135 words
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Walter Grant-Stuart is hoping that his gold medal outing in Canada this past weekend serves as the catalyst for him to achieve his dream of representing Guyana at the Paralympic Games.

Grant-Stuart wants to medal at Paralympic Games.... Walter Grant-Stuart is hoping that his gold medal outing in Canada this past weekend serves as the catalyst for him to achieve his dream of representing Guyana at the Paralympic Games.The one-armed...

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Ex-Commando Damien Thomlinson to address Western Victorian Careers Expo
 
 Wimmera Mail Times     2018-05-02 kl. 08:20     323 words
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PLANS for the 2018 Western Victorian Careers Expo are well underway.

achievements since leaving the forces that have inspired so many around the world,” Mr Vague said. “Since returning to Australia, he has become an acclaimed actor, an aspiring paralympian, an author and a riveting keynote speaker.
 
   
Visually-impaired get a vision of future with football
 
 DDI News     2018-05-02 kl. 08:00     323 words
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Live TV Share Now The final leg of Third Edition of the National Blind Football Tournament for the visionless concluded with flying colours in Kochi, Kerala on Tuesday. The home team won the game and with it the sparkling trophy too.

The home team won the game and with it the sparkling trophy too.The tournament which started four days ago was organized by Indian Blind Football Federation (IBFF)-an independent federation setup in 2016 affiliated to the Paralympic Committee of
 
   
Top para athletes train in Highlands | PHOTOS
 
 Southern Highland News     2018-05-02 kl. 07:39     517 words
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Top para athletes train in Highlands | PHOTOS Trot up practice, to establish the do’s and don’t’s. Victoria Davies receiving a coaching session from Angela Weiss.

Angela Weiss, one of the world’s most successful Paralympic trainers, came over from the UK.... She has been responsible for many of the medals won at European, World and Paralympic championships.
 
   
WVU commencements to celebrate accomplishments
 
 Logan Banner     2018-05-02 kl. 07:30     1307 words
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Courtesy of WVU Today Renowned West Virginia novelist Ann Pancake leads the list of honorary degree recipients when West Virginia University sends

He began wearing prosthetics at nine months, but got his first running legs in 2008 and competed in his first Paralympics Games in 2012.
 
   
A Calgary 2026 Winter Olympic Games bid awaits a champion, or two
 
 Yahoo! Canada     2018-05-02 kl. 07:19     79 words
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The success of a Calgary bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games will depend on its leader. With the deadline to submit bids to the International Olympic Committee just nine months away, a champion for a 2026 bid has yet to appear.

The success of a Calgary bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games will depend on its leader.
 
   
Preparation limits worst impact of disasters
 
 The Japan News     2018-05-02 kl. 07:00     1286 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun Japan has suffered a series of major disasters during the Heisei era, and it is possible an earthquake directly beneath Tokyo (see below) or a massive earthquake in the Nankai Trough (see below) will take place in the future.

For example, if an earthquake were to occur during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, knowing certain information in advance — such as how many people are at each competition venue and how many people are staying at which hotels — is
 
   
Ashinaga fund launches nonrepayable grant system to help Japan’s needy students make ends meet
 
 Japan Times     2018-05-02 kl. 06:39     461 words
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Ashinaga, a Tokyo-based education support fund for orphans, has started adding nonrepayable grants of ¥20,000 to ¥40,000 per month to its existing financial assistance loans.

Paralympics...

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The last time it was on the ballot? 1972 when Denver was the only city to ever reject the Olympics.
 
 KUSA-TV     2018-05-02 kl. 06:38     345 words
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They are the folks who don't want Denver to host the Olympics in 2030 - or even think of making a bid. "NOlympics Colorado" met with the city attorney and a representative from the city council to file a proposed ballot initiative Tuesday.

The Denver Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Exploratory Committee looking into bringing the games here says they're looking at private funding.

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Paralympian and shark survivor Sean Pollard’s perfect moment
 
 Perth Now     2018-05-02 kl. 05:30     29 words
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SEAN Pollard, who made it back to shore after being mauled by two sharks in 2014, has found happiness with his fiance, who he credits with saving his

Paralympian and shark survivor Sean Pollard’s perfect moment.
 
   
Paralympian and shark survivor Sean Pollard engaged
 
 The West Australian     2018-05-02 kl. 05:23     249 words
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On a lazy, sunny Sunday by the banks of the Collie River, Paralympian Sean Pollard seized his moment. “I played it pretty casually,” Pollard said. “I just asked ‘Hey babe, do you want to get married to me?

Paralympian and shark survivor Sean Pollard engaged.... On a lazy, sunny Sunday by the banks of the Collie River, Paralympian Sean Pollard seized his moment. “I played it pretty casually,” Pollard said. “I just asked ‘Hey babe, do you want to get married...

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Minnesota Lynx reportedly havent received White House invite 7 months after winning WNBA championship
 
 Yahoo! Sports UK and Ireland     2018-05-02 kl. 05:11     436 words
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Like they did in 2011, and in 2013, and in 2015, the Minnesota Lynx hoisted up the WNBA Championship Trophy last October.

White House visits for athletes have also seemed to just be a headache for Trump’s White House, like the time last week when a comment of his was interpreted to be insulting to Paralympic athletes  or when a photo comparison from The New York

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Princess Charlotte celebrates third birthday
 
 Sky News     2018-05-02 kl. 04:34     1190 words
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By Philip Whiteside, News Reporter Princess Charlotte, the fourth in line to the British throne, celebrates her third birthday on Wednesday.

The comments were shared after a reception for Olympians and Paralympians at Buckingham Palace.
 
   
Sidney Crosby to headline event honouring 15 top all-time Nova Scotia athletes
 
 1057 EZRrock     2018-05-02 kl. 04:11     211 words
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Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby will be the headline attendee of an event this summer to honour the top 15 Nova Scotia athletes of all time. The Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame dinner is to be held July 26 at the Halifax Convention Centre.

Ellie Black, Paralympic gold-medallist Jamie Bone, and Olympic kayaking medallist Mark De Jonge.
 
   
USA Fencing Accepting Committee and Resource Team Applications for 2018-19
 
 USA Fencing     2018-05-02 kl. 03:49     238 words
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The USA Fencing Board of Directors is accepting applications for committees and resource teams for the 2018-19 season.

Member Services:  includes club, IT, high school and collegiate representatives Division Marketing and Communications: include an IT representative Paralympic Development Safe Sport Sport Development Sports Medicine Sports Performance Youth
 
   
Olympic oversight committee boss promises transparency as Calgary considers 2026 bid
 
 Toronto Star Online     2018-05-02 kl. 03:28     574 words
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CALGARY — Council’s nascent Olympic oversight committee grappled Tuesday on how to gain the public’s confidence as the city forges ahead with a potential bid for the 2026 Winter Games.

possible,” said Ward 8 Councillor Evan Woolley, who was acclaimed chair of the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games committee during the inaugural meeting. “I will strive to have as little meetings in-camera as possible, but that said, I think
 
   
Gold medal tactics to rebuild Canterbury netball
 
 Radio New Zealand     2018-05-02 kl. 02:50     504 words
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The Mainland Tactix have teamed up with local gold medallists Sophie Pascoe and Tom Walsh in a bid to make a domestic finals debut - writes Ravinder

The franchise left no stone unturned training alongside local Commonwealth Games shot put gold medallist Tom Walsh at the gym and paralympic...
 
   
No, Donald Trump, The Paralympic Games Are Not 'Tough To Watch'
 
 DailyMagazine.News     2018-05-02 kl. 02:48     810 words
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  The White House held a ceremony last week to honor the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes who competed in the 2018 Winter Games.

No, Donald Trump, The Paralympic Games Are Not 'Tough To Watch'.... Olympic and Paralympic athletes who competed in the 2018 Winter Games.It should have been a time to celebrate the athletes' achievements; instead, it perpetuated an all-too-familiar...

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HarperCollins has acquired world rights for Boria Majumdar’s A History of Indian Sport through 100 Artefacts
 
 For Press Releas     2018-05-02 kl. 02:37     384 words
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New Delhi: , a delightful collection of stories on a century of India’s sporting history. It brings together never-before-seen artefacts – tickets, scorecards, telegrams, letters, newspaper reports – and facts pertaining to Indian sports.

Contemporary history and legends like Sachin Tendulkar, Abhinav Bindra, Sania Mirza, Viswanathan Anand and the exploits at the Paralympics 2016 too claim their space in this fascinating archive.
 
   
‘He will answer to me,’ says Yonge St. van rampage victim from her hospital bed
 
 Toronto Star Online     2018-05-02 kl. 02:31     792 words
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Catherine Riddell, a lifelong Willowdale resident who’s legally blind with just one per cent vision in one eye, usually navigates the Yonge and Finch

I don’t know why that happened,” she said, her eyes beginning to well. “Sorry, I get a little … still pretty raw.” Still, she keeps a positive spirit and is determined to get her “mojo back.” A former skier and Canadian Paralympic

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Tokyo to host trilateral summit next week with South Korea and China ahead of Trump-Kim talks
 
 Japan Times     2018-05-02 kl. 02:28     885 words
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SEOUL – South Korea, China and Japan will hold a trilateral summit in Tokyo next week, Seoul announced Tuesday, the latest move in a diplomatic whirlwind centred around North Korea.

Paralympics...
 
   
Olympians honored at Duke Ellington School during Team USA Awards
 
 Georgetown Voice     2018-05-02 kl. 01:31     903 words
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The stars of the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games gathered at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts for the Team USA Awards on April 26.

The stars of the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games gathered at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts for the Team USA Awards on April 26.The event began with a two hour red carpet featuring several prominent celebrities alongside all the

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No, Donald Trump, The Paralympic Games Are Not 'Tough To Watch'
 
 Araboo.com     2018-05-02 kl. 01:15     1 words
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No, Donald Trump, The Paralympic Games Are Not 'Tough To Watch'.
 
   
Kalamazoo teen has sights set on 2020 Paralympic games
 
 WWMT     2018-05-02 kl. 00:50     438 words
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by | Newschannel 3 . (WWMT / Mike Krafcik) A Kalamazoo teen has his sights set on the 2020 Paralympic games in Tokyo, Japan.

Kalamazoo teen has sights set on 2020 Paralympic games. by | Newschannel 3 .... (WWMT / Mike Krafcik) A Kalamazoo teen has his sights set on the 2020 Paralympic games in Tokyo, Japan.Nicholas Nieboer is paralyzed from the waist down, but that's not...
 
   
'The intensity is 100 per cent': Sask. wheelchair fencer has Paralympic hopes after World Cup win
 
 CBC     2018-05-02 kl. 00:23     549 words
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Ryan Rousell has been fencing for more than 10 years, wheelchair fencing for only a year and a half Ryan Rousell says there's no time off in wheelchair fencing. "The intensity is 100 per cent, all the time, 24/7," Rousell said.

Sask. wheelchair fencer has Paralympic hopes after World Cup win.... "I hope to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics and I hope to repeat the same result I just did in Montreal," Rousell said.... Some of the Saskatchewan coaches invited Paralympian...
 
   
Hot Docs 2018 Women Directors: Meet Hind Bensari— “We Could Be Heroes”
 
 Women and Hollywood     2018-05-02 kl. 00:17     676 words
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“We Could Be Heroes” Hind Bensari’s first documentary short, “475: Break the Silence,” contributed to a movement in Morocco that succeeded in repealing a law that allowed men accused of rape to marry their victims. She is a Tedx speaker.

HB: Set in Morocco, “We Could Be Heroes” tells the story of two disabled friends Azzedine and Youssef, with extraordinary hopes and dreams to break out of the prison of no opportunity they were put in by conquering the Rio Paralympic Games.
 
   
SUNY Cortland Embraces Inclusivity, Wins Goalball National Title
 
 Suny Cortland     2018-05-02 kl. 00:03     1232 words
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05/01/2018  SUNY Cortland is national champion in a challenging sport that few people have ever heard of. In fact, the College’s two winning goalball teams are so proficient that they can beat opponents with their eyes closed.

In the decades since, goalball has evolved into a competitive sport that is played around the world from recreational levels to sanctioned World Championships and the Summer Paralympic Games.... Paralympic team. That doesn’t mean he won’t stop in his...
 
   
Exclusive: Ferriani facing challenge to remain President of International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-05-01 kl. 23:34     565 words
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Switzerland’s Fritz Burkard is challenging Italy’s Ivo Ferriani for the Presidency of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton and Federation (IBSF) this year.

Ivo Ferriani is seeking a third term in charge of the IBSF © Burkard is not a current member of the IBSF Executive Board but has been closely involved in the development of Para-bobsleigh, a sport due to make its Paralympic debut at Beijing
 
   
Elite gymnast sues Karolyis, and they sue USA Gymnastics
 
 NBCNews.com     2018-05-01 kl. 23:19     573 words
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In an exclusive interview with NBC News' Dateline last month, the Karolyis insisted they knew nothing about Nassar's abuse of some of the biggest stars in the sport, including McKayla Maroney , Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas and Simone Biles.

The USOC had no comment on the specifics of the lawsuit, instead issuing a statement that said abuse "has no place in our Olympic and paralympic community.'

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The Current State of Paralympic Sailing
 
 Cruising World & Sailing World     2018-05-01 kl. 23:11     1318 words
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L osing Paralympic status was a shock to all of us who see sailing as an ideal pursuit for anyone who is blind or otherwise living with a disability or debilitating disease. We know that boats can be adapted to support most, if not all, disabled people.

The Current State of Paralympic Sailing.... L osing Paralympic status was a shock to all of us who see sailing as an ideal pursuit for anyone who is blind or otherwise living with a disability or debilitating disease.... We know that boats can be adapted to support most, if not all, disabled people.However, it’s also a fact that, in the parlance of Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
No, Donald Trump, The Paralympic Games Are Not ‘Tough To Watch’
 
 Yahoo! News     2018-05-01 kl. 23:09     966 words
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During his address to members of the 2018 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams, President Donald Trump said the Paralympic Games were "a little tough to watch too much." More The White House held a ceremony last week to honor the U.S.

No, Donald Trump, The Paralympic Games Are Not ‘Tough To Watch’.... Olympic and Paralympic teams, President Donald Trump said the Paralympic Games were "a little tough to watch too much."... More The White House held a ceremony last week to honor the U.S.Olympic and Paralympic...

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Team Kochi wins Third Edition of National Blind Football Tournament
 
 Ani News     2018-05-01 kl. 22:29     378 words
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Kochi ( Kerala ) [India], May 2 (ANI): The Academy Team Kochi has won the Third edition of National Blind Football Tournament conducted by Indian

The aim of IBFF is to develop the Indian Blind Football Team, presently ranked 29th in the world for the Paralympics.... Played on a smaller pitch on an enclosed court, the game was only introduced as a Paralympic event in 2004.

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USA Triathlon Announces Victoria Brumfield as Chief of Staff
 
 Sports Destination Management     2018-05-01 kl. 22:22     579 words
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USA Triathlon has appointed Victoria Brumfield as its Chief of Staff, a new position created to direct strategic planning, manage and streamline the

Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Calgary 2026 Winter Olympic Games bid awaits a champion 1 day ago | Canadian Press
 
 Sportsnet.ca     2018-05-01 kl. 22:03     889 words
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CALGARY — The success of a Calgary bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games will depend on its leader. With the deadline to submit bids to the International Olympic Committee just nine months away, a champion for a 2026 bid has yet to appear.

CALGARY — The success of a Calgary bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games will depend on its leader.
 
   
Olympic Museum in Colorado Springs hires Smithsonian executive as CEO
 
 Colorado Springs Gazette     2018-05-01 kl. 22:01     845 words
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"U.S. Olympians and Paralympians are relentless in their pursuit of excellence and achievement.... The very nature of the Olympic and Paralympic Games gives us new perspective to share every two years; a new lens with which to view the world.
 
   
Sports Russian doping whistleblower counter-sues athletes, Prokhorov
 
 Times of Oman     2018-05-01 kl. 21:12     480 words
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Moscow: Russian doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov hit back at a libel lawsuit on Monday by counter-suing three Russian athletes and suing tycoon Mikhail Prokhorov who has backed the athletes' case, a lawyer for Rodchenkov said.

Russia's anti-doping agency RUSADA, its athletics federation and Paralympic Committee remain suspended over allegations of state-sponsored doping.
 
   
Paralympic Games hopeful Gabrielle Platt discusses how support from one organization is helping her chase her athletic dream
 
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Paralympic Games hopeful Gabrielle Platt discusses how support from one organization is helping her chase her athletic dream.
 
   
Behind the scenes in the FOX Sports Midwest truck
 
 NHL.com     2018-05-01 kl. 20:37     1458 words
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Mollica, along with producer Tim Pabst, leads a crew of approximately 30 people working behind the scenes to get the game on the air.

During a commercial break, reporter Andy Strickland tells Pabst that he has an interview lined up with USA Paralympic athletes Steve Cash, Josh Pauls and Billy Hanning, who had recently won gold medals in the sled hockey paralympic games.
 
   
Top Otago awards for Robinson
 
 Otago Daily Times     2018-05-01 kl. 20:10     251 words
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Holly Robinson has capped a stellar season by claiming the top prize at the Athletics Otago awards. The para-javelin thrower claimed the athlete of the year award, as well as para-athlete of the year.

The Paralympics New Zealand high performance manager, Bates' athletes once again excelled on a high level.

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A rare chance to try sledge hockey comes to Nanaimo this weekend
 
 NanaimoNewsNow     2018-05-01 kl. 19:59     534 words
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NANAIMO — There isn't a sledge hockey program in Nanaimo... at least not yet. A demo is coming to Cliff McNabb Arena on Saturday put on by the Nanaimo Child Development Centre, Victoria Wheelchair Sports, and the VIU Mariners hockey team.

Para Ice Hockey has been a paralympic sport since 1994 with Canada taking home one gold medal at the 2006 games.... The link to Canada vs the USA in the 2018 Paralympic gold medal game (courtesy:... Paralympic Games) Information about Saturday's...

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Pro-Olympics or #NOlympics? Denver Might See Another Referendum
 
 Sports Destination Management     2018-05-01 kl. 19:55     435 words
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By: Mary Helen Sprecher To say Denver has a special place in Olympic history is perhaps putting it mildly.

(Dempsey’s group, as you’ll recall, led a campaign which caused a dramatic decline in public support for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Boston after the city had been named the U.S.... Denver had originally been targeting the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympics...
 
   
Aspiring paralympian in McPherson to encourage kids to 'Be Different, it's Cool'
 
 KWCH 12     2018-05-01 kl. 19:45     224 words
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MCPHERSON, Kan. A 15 year old aspiring olympic hopeful spent Monday and Tuesday visiting elementary schools in McPherson, spreading the message "Be Different, it's Cool." Haven Shepherd is not your typical teenager.

Aspiring paralympian in McPherson to encourage kids to 'Be Different, it's Cool'.... Now, she's trying to make it to the 2020 paralympic games, and is currently ranked 12th in the world in the breast stroke in her division.
 
   
LifeLabs Announces New President and CEO
 
 Benzinga.com     2018-05-01 kl. 19:38     596 words
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(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LifeLabs, Canada's largest medical laboratory, has announced its new President and CEO with the appointment of Charles Brown, an accomplished executive with a demonstrated track record of success and community involvement.

During his tenure with the Bell executive team, Charles also served as Executive Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, where he led the delivery of Bell's telecommunications at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

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A car accident ended his NFL career, but Pead found another dream
 
 Wooster Daily Record     2018-05-01 kl. 19:30     967 words
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By Steve Black?ledgeGateHouse Me?dia Ohio Almost from the moment he regained consciousness after a single-car accident on Nov.

In recent weeks, Pead, 28, began introductory talks with U.S Olympic team officials about training for the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.... After the meeting, Pead — who won state track championships in the 100 and 400 meters at Eastmoor — excitedly proclaimed that he planned to chase gold medals in the 2020, 2024 and 2028 Paralympic...

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Russian contestant Yulia Samoilova holds first rehearsal on Eurovision stage
 
 Tass.ru     2018-05-01 kl. 19:12     216 words
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MOSCOW, May 1. /TASS/. Wheelchair-bound singer Yulia Samoilova, who will represent Russia at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, has held her first rehearsal at the Parque das Nacoes complex in the Portuguese capital of Lisbon on Tuesday.

She also took part in the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympic Games when she performed a song called Together.
 
   
Paralympic Games hopeful Gabrielle Platt discusses how support from one organization is helping her chase her athletic d
 
 ABCNewsRadioOnline.com     2018-05-01 kl. 19:11     324 words
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(NEW YORK) -- Gabrielle Platt has starred in para-cycling and wheelchair basketball and is now training to face the top players in the world.

Paralympic Games hopeful Gabrielle Platt discusses how support from one organization is helping her chase her athletic d.... (NEW YORK) -- Gabrielle Platt has starred in para-cycling and wheelchair basketball and is now training to face the top players in the world.Platt is a Paralympic...

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Bespoke Access Award winners highlight overlooked aspects of disabled travel, says former RIBA president
 
 Leisure Opportunities     2018-05-01 kl. 18:56     416 words
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Architects MnM Studio , Maria Brightei and Marcello D'Orsi were named as joint winners of the Celia Thomas Prize at this year's Bespoke Access Awards .

This year's judging panel included Paralympic gold medallist Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson and architect and RIBA Stirling Prize-winner Alan Stanton OBE.

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Programme leads ready to deliver OCP in East Africa
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-05-01 kl. 18:53     432 words
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Representatives from six countries went through Organisational Capacity Programme training in Tanzania Twelve representatives from six countries

During the four-day workshop programme leads from Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda could discuss about their National Paralympic Committee’s governance, membership structure, marketing and athlete development.
 
   
Fired NJ football coach: They wanted more white players on field
 
 AOL.com     2018-05-01 kl. 18:29     590 words
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A fired New Jersey high school football coach — who says he was asked to "get more white players on the field" — believes he was pushed out of his job because of the "ratio of black to white students" on his team.

Aurora theater shooting survivor signs with Chargers Paralympic Games organizers respond to insensitive Trump remarks Old offensive tweets could jeopardize Josh Allen You have blocked notifications from Aol.com.

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Office of the Governor to sponsor NMI’s first disability sports festival
 
 Marianas Variety     2018-05-01 kl. 18:21     699 words
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(Press Release) — The Office of the Governor and the Office of Grants Management and State Clearinghouse in partnership with the Lady Diann Torres

Nick Gross, Athletic Program Director for the Public School System, expresses his excitement for the project. “I am enthusiastic with the whole project, especially as the planning and implementation of a Paralympic / special Olympic type of
 
   
Oceania Mourns Loss of Coach Jan Cameron
 
 SwimSwam     2018-05-01 kl. 18:21     497 words
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By on SwimSwam Former New Zealand National Coach and High Performance Manager  Jan Cameron passed away suddenly on Monday, April 30th at the age of 70.

By on SwimSwam Former New Zealand National Coach and High Performance Manager  Jan Cameron passed away suddenly on Monday, April 30th at the age of 70.Currently in the role of Australian Paralympics Mentor Coach, Cameron was on sick leave after

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The Week In Team USA Results: April 24-30
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-05-01 kl. 18:11     787 words
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, 11:56 a.m. (ET) Kim Rhode competes in the women's skeet final at the ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun on April 28, 2018 in Changwon, South Korea.

Olympic and Paralympic family, and track Team USA athletes as they compete around the globe with a preview of upcoming events.
 
   
From Marius L. Vizer, President of International Judo Federation
 
 Xalq Gazeti     2018-05-01 kl. 17:35     618 words
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His Excellency Mr Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Dear Mr President, On behalf of the entire international judo community

From Philip Craven, Former President of International Paralympic Committee 27.04.2018 16:33.
 
   
The Seventh Japan-China-ROK Trilateral Summit
 
 Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan     2018-05-01 kl. 17:33     210 words
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Japanese 1. will be held in Tokyo on May 9th. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will host this meeting in which Premier of the State Council Li Keqiang from China and President Moon Jae-in from the Republic of Korea are planing to attend. 2.

3. In the upcoming Summit the leaders will hold discussions to strengthen cultural and people-to-people exchanges, taking the opportunity of the Olympic and Paralympic games being hosted successively by the three countries (2018 Winter Games in
 
   
World Powerlifting Championships: Nigeria’s success mandatory because of 2020 Paralympics
 
 EagleOnline.com.ng     2018-05-01 kl. 17:18     394 words
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The NPPF Secretary, Dayo Abulude, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Lagos that lifters based in and outside Lagos were being supervised by the federation’s coaches.

Nigeria’s success mandatory because of 2020 Paralympics.... Abulude said that the International Paralympics Committee-organised championships to hold in France from May 27 to May 30, would be part of qualifiers for Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

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Quit the Michelle Wolf Hand-Wringing
 
 Morning Call     2018-05-01 kl. 17:08     496 words
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I watched the Donald Trump Roast on Comedy Central the other night.

If you were OK with Megyn Kelly “blood coming out of her wherever,” Mika Brzezinski “bleeding badly from a face-lift,” pantomiming a disabled reporter, finding paralympic athletes too tough to watch, Rosie O’Donnell a “fat pig,”
 
   
CHRISTOPHER LIEDEL NAMED CEO FOR UNITED STATES OLYMPIC MUSEUM AND HALL OF FAME
 
 RCL Advisors     2018-05-01 kl. 17:03     549 words
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(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The United States Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame announced today that Christopher Liedel has been named chief executive officer

Olympians and Paralympians are relentless in their pursuit of excellence and achievement....evolving. The very nature of the Olympic and Paralympic Games gives us new perspective to share every two years; a new lens with which to view the world.

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UAE, Japan issue joint statement on strengthening strategic partnership
 
 MidEastNews.ae     2018-05-01 kl. 16:46     1867 words
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ABU DHABI, A joint UAE-Japanese statement has been issued today following a meeting between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan and His Highness Sheikh

Japan and the UAE will share the year of 2020 as both sides welcome the cooperation between Dubai Expo 2020 and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.... The Dubai-Tokyo 2020 partnership is the first of its kind of cooperation between EXPO and the Olympic and Paralympics...
 
   
Tetra Hotel: Could this be the world’s most futuristic hotel?
 
 Wsp.com     2018-05-01 kl. 16:30     640 words
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An extension of Innovation Imperative’s previous project the Tetra Shed modular office pod , the hotel will be located in a geographically stunning

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...
 
   
Tokyo eyes smoke-free Olympics with stringent rule
 
 Japan Times     2018-05-01 kl. 16:20     352 words
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The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has decided to submit a bill to the metropolitan assembly in June which aims to curtail passive smoking, a key step toward making the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in the capital smoke-free.

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has decided to submit a bill to the metropolitan assembly in June which aims to curtail passive smoking, a key step toward making the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in the capital smoke-free.The metropolitan

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Athletics World Cup to Showcase First Ever Global Platinum Trophy and Medals
 
 Around The Rings     2018-05-01 kl. 15:25     1337 words
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· Eight of the world’s top athletics nations will battle for The Platinum Trophy and Platinum Team Medals at the inaugural Athletics World Cup·

UK Athletics. UK Athletics is the national governing body of the leading Olympic and Paralympic sport in Britain.
 
   
Paralympic Bronze medallist, Nicole Walters, wins XTERRA Greece
 
 Tri247.com     2018-05-01 kl. 15:07     413 words
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Nicole Walters wins XTERRA Greece First XTERRA victory for Rio 2016 Paralympic Triathlon Guide After finishing sixth (XTERRA Malta) and third

Paralympic Bronze medallist, Nicole Walters, wins XTERRA Greece.... Nicole Walters wins XTERRA Greece First XTERRA victory for Rio 2016 Paralympic Triathlon Guide After finishing sixth (XTERRA Malta) and third. ...(XTERRA Cyprus) over the past two...
 
   
World Sailing appoint expert Governance Commission
 
 Sailing.org     2018-05-01 kl. 14:17     347 words
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World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, continues to make strong progress with its governance review with the appointment of an expert Governance Commission.

Maria is a sports lawyer and sports governance expert, who steered through IAAF governance reforms and has recently been appointed to chair the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) governance review.

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Judges Joining Sir Richard Branson for Voom 2018 Final Revealed
 
 4 Traders     2018-05-01 kl. 14:07     610 words
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HOOK, England, April 30 -- Virgin Media, a subsidiary of Liberty Global, issued the following news release: Founder of Innocent drinks Richard Reed,

"Sophie Morgan, serial entrepreneur and TV presenter who presented Channel 4's Paralympic coverage in 2016, added:
 
   
One month countdown begins until Paralympic stars are welcomed to Eton Dorney
 
 Tri247.com     2018-05-01 kl. 14:02     565 words
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The Eton Dorney ITU Paratriathlon World Cup is just one month away, with many of the best British paratriathletes targeting big performances on home soil.

One month countdown begins until Paralympic stars are welcomed to Eton Dorney.... There are open races catering for complete beginners to those wanting to test themselves up to sprint distance, which is the recognised Paralympic distance.
 
   
Opponents of Denver Olympics file proposed ballot initiative as exploratory committee nears recommendation
 
 Denver Post     2018-05-01 kl. 14:02     555 words
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Committee leaders say aim would be to privately finance Winter Games Opponents organized under the “NOlympics” banner have filed a proposed Denver

It’s still unclear whether Denver and Colorado will bid for the 2030 Olympics , but the question could be resolved in the next month or so, as the Denver Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Exploratory Committee finishes its work.

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In safe hands
 
 Safety Management - British Safety Council     2018-05-01 kl. 13:59     5122 words
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He has been working in health and safety since the ‘70s, soon after finalising his bachelor degree in biological sciences. During the past four decades he has left a mark in many of the most challenging construction environments in the UK.

I am talking not just about the three gold medals on Super Saturday in the Olympic stadium, not just the brilliance of the Olympic Park and the millions of visitors in the course of the Olympics and the Paralympic games, not just a construction
 
   
How Davos learned to walk the walk and become sustainable
 
 World Economic Forum     2018-05-01 kl. 13:30     1193 words
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The Annual Meeting in Davos saw the World Economic Forum awarded its ISO 20121 certificate: proof of its commitment to the idea that planning and delivery of the Forum’s flagship event should be done as sustainably as possible.

This had been successfully pioneered by the organisers of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, as part of the drive to embed sustainability throughout their delivery.
 
   
WADA appoints Sébastien Gillot as Director, European Regional Office
 
 LawInSport     2018-05-01 kl. 13:24     603 words
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English Press Release 1st May 2018 The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sébastien Gillot as Director, European Regional Office and International Federation Relations. Mr.

Manager of Communications for the Annecy 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid Committee; in 2011 as Editor-in-Chief at the Global Sports Forum Barcelona 2011 with Havas Sports & Entertainment; from 2003 – 2011 as Lead Editor of FIFA.com
 
   
Israel to host 2019 BNP Paribas World Team Cup
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-05-01 kl. 12:58     340 words
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The International Tennis Federation (ITF) have announced that its flagship wheelchair tennis event, the BNP Paribas World Team Cup, will be hosted at the Israel Tennis Centre in Ramat Hasharon in May 2019, it has been announced.

Additionally, Naom Gershony won Israel’s first Paralympic tennis gold medal when he claimed the quad singles title at London 2012.... Boaz Kramer and Shraga Weinberg are also Paralympic quad doubles silver medallists at Beijing 2008.
 
   
Rabbi Riskin among 5 Olim Recipients of Nefesh B’Nefesh Builders of Zion Prize
 
 Jewish Press     2018-05-01 kl. 12:51     818 words
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Photo Credit: CJCUC via Wikimedia Rabbi Shlomo Riskin (L) with a friend Rabbi Dr.

athlete. The Center is the home of the national Olympic & Paralympic teams, and a leader in nautical studies, providing classes for schoolchildren and after-school activities such as rowing, sailing, coastal rowing and kayaking classes, which are...

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Gillot appointed head of WADA European Office and International Federation Relations
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-05-01 kl. 12:45     297 words
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Sébastien Gillot has been appointed director of the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) European Regional Office and International Federation Relations to replace Benjamin Cohen.

The Frenchman's extensive experience in the sports world also includes a stint with advertising agency Havas Sports & Entertainment and an advisory role with Annecy's unsuccessful bid for the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Free Kicks Golf Day
 
 Peterborough United     2018-05-01 kl. 12:32     178 words
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Plenty of interest in the annual charity golf day run by the Free Kicks Foundation. The annual Free Kicks Foundation golf day is taking place on Friday 15th June at Toft Country House Golf and Country Club.

Charlie Lee, Mark Arber and last year’s winner Luke Steele, as well as Paralympic gold medalist Jody Cundy and  former Norwich City goalkeeper Bryan Gunn.
 
   
Cheongju 2018: Shooting Para sport explained
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-05-01 kl. 12:27     691 words
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Your guide to understanding the sport ahead of the 2018 World Championships The 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships get underway with the Opening Ceremony on Wednesday (3 May) in Cheongju, South Korea.

These events will be contested at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games , raising the stakes for the athletes at these World Championships!
 
   
Quiet year for Para athletics? Ed Harry says think again
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-05-01 kl. 12:27     496 words
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The BBC’s Paralympic commentator explains why the road to Tokyo 2020 starts now No World Championship, no Summer Paralympic Games . What's there to look forward to this 2018 season? Everything.

The BBC’s Paralympic commentator explains why the road to Tokyo 2020 starts now No World Championship, no Summer Paralympic Games .... Everything.This is my favourite part of the Paralympic cycle, we're halfway to Tokyo 2020 and everywhere there are...
 
   
Para sport preview: May 2018
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-05-01 kl. 12:27     489 words
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World Shooting Para Sport Championships to headline another action-packed month of sports Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships

It will be the first opportunity for athletes to secure quota places for their countries for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games .
 
   
Winter Games athletes applauded
 
 Collie Mail     2018-05-01 kl. 11:28     200 words
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Collie’s Shaun Pianta recently received a standing ovation from members of parliament.

Collie’s Shaun Pianta recently received a standing ovation from members of parliament.Alpine skier Pianta, along with Paralympic snowboarder Sean Pollard from Bunbury and Olympic bobsledders Lucas Mata and David Mari visited Parliament House on
 
   
This pregnant amputee wants her maternity shoot to change how disabled moms are represented
 
 Yahoo! Singapore     2018-05-01 kl. 11:25     951 words
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View photos Christa Couture celebrates her third pregnancy. (Photo: Courtesy Christa Couture; photography by Jen Squires.) More Maternity photos are powerful and intimate, but perhaps none more so than those belonging to Christa Couture.

W e also just see Paralympians, elite athletes who are incredible, but not representational of everyday life with a disability.

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USC shocked by death of elite swimming coach
 
 MySunshineCoast     2018-05-01 kl. 11:13     193 words
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The University of the Sunshine Coast has expressed its condolences to the family and friends of Australian swimming coach Jan Cameron, who died unexpectedly, aged 70, yesterday (Monday 30 April).

The University of the Sunshine Coast has expressed its condolences to the family and friends of Australian swimming coach Jan Cameron, who died unexpectedly, aged 70, yesterday (Monday 30 April).Jan was USC’s high-performance Paralympic swimming
 
   
'Too many questions': Applewood community against school field upgrade
 
 Mississauga News     2018-05-01 kl. 11:07     522 words
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The board isn't required to hold a public consultation since a new structure isn't being built on the property. At the April 25 city council meeting, Fonseca said the board submitted a pre-screening of the plans on Feb.

David Gisborne, director at CSP, said his goal is to find ways to facilitate more niche users, such as disabled athletes like Applewood resident Tiffany Gaudette, who is confined to a wheelchair, but competes in discus, shot put and javelin.
 
   
Adam Rippon Ties For Highest Score While Jamie Anderson Is Eliminated In Week 1 Of “Dancing With The Stars”
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-05-01 kl. 09:36     657 words
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, 7:06 a.m. (ET) Adam Rippon (R) and Jenna Johnson perform on "Dancing with the Stars: Athletes" on April 30, 2018 in Los Angeles.

Looking for breaking news, videos, Olympic and Paralympic team bios all at your fingertips?
 
   
UWL Student Interns at US Olympic Training Center
 
 MedicalHealthNews.net     2018-05-01 kl. 09:36     795 words
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Close Melissa Petroff , Sports Reporter April 30, 2018 Filed under Showcase , Sports Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via Email

The Sports Centers are multi-sport venues that offer training for sports on Olympic and Paralympic sides as well as for the Pan American Games. The Olympic Shooting Center on site is the largest indoor shooting facility in the Western Hemisphere.
 
   
Drake Relays: A haven for track & field enthusiasts
 
 Daily Iowan     2018-05-01 kl. 09:14     641 words
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As usual, the 109th Drake Relays provided a special atmosphere for lovers of track and field. By Jordan Zuniga jordan-zuniga@uiowa.edu This past weekend, hundreds of athletes made the journey to Des Moines for the 109th-annual Drake Relays.

Every level from senior athletes to Olympians and Paralympians all the way to middle-school athletes competed in this past weekend’s meet.... One of the things that seemed to bring joy to the audience in Drake stadium was Paralympic sprinter David...
 
   
Tokio Bassist Tatsuya Yamaguchi Will Not Be Indicted for Indecent Assault
 
 Anime News Network     2018-05-01 kl. 09:09     232 words
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Tokyo prosecutors decide after band member reaches settlement with alleged victim The Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office announced on

The band has been working as special ambassadors for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games flag tour.

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