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Victoriadagen fyller 40 år - här är hela programmet
 
 24 Öland.se     2018-07-12 kl. 14:48     378 words
 
Det har bara blivit större, större och större". I helgen fyller kronprinsessan Victoria 41 år vilket som vanligt uppmärksammas med firande och Victoriadagarna.

Parasport 2km - Konstgräsplanen 17:00 -

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"Festivalen behövs för att lyfta och boosta det här temat"
 
 Aftonbladet     2018-07-12 kl. 09:38     506 words
 
För tredje året i rad anordnas parasportfestivalen i Ängelholm. En festival som arrangeras för att lyfta barn och ungdomar med funktionshinder.

Dessutom bjuds det på musik och idrottare som tävlat i paralympics är på plats som ambassadörer.
 
   
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Sail Melbourne International entries open
 
 Shipmate Marine Directory     2018-07-13 kl. 08:05     283 words
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Entries are now open for the 2018 Sail Melbourne International to be hosted out of Royal Brighton Yacht Club on the shores of Port Philip Bay from 12 December through to 16 December 2018.

Our main focus is to build numbers and to provide international level competition on home waters in Melbourne as we start to look towards Tokyo 2020 and to assist with the re-introduction of sailing into the 2024 Paralympic sports program.”
 
   
Sledge hockey star switches to para Nordic skiing after PyeongChang Paralympics
 
 WVB     2018-07-13 kl. 07:39     515 words
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SEOUL, July 13 (Yonhap) -- South Koreas ice sledge hockey star Jung Seung-hwan is switching to para Nordic skiing after helping his country win a bronze medal at the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics, officials here said Friday.

Sledge hockey star switches to para Nordic skiing after PyeongChang Paralympics.... South Koreas ice sledge hockey star Jung Seung-hwan is switching to para Nordic skiing after helping his country win a bronze medal at the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics,...
 
   
Full-time approach works for Templeton
 
 Northwest Tasmania Advocate     2018-07-13 kl. 07:34     523 words
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A decision to concentrate solely on swimming appears to be paying dividends for Jacob Templeton if recent results are any indication.

was probably most pleased with the time in that one – I dropped almost three seconds in that event from the time I swam at the Paralympics final in Rio.” After graduating from university earlier this year with his bachelor of sport and
 
   
Climbing to the top
 
 Myanmar Times     2018-07-13 kl. 07:29     450 words
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For Nyi Nyi Aung, the owner of Cimb O’ Clock, an indoor climbing studio, a disable person may not be able to walk, but he or she can climb.

And here is another glitch: even if Nyi Nyi Aung convinces disabled to take up climbing, they will not go to the Olympics as there will be no climbing for the Paralympics games. .
 
   
Study Aum case to prevent future attacks
 
 The Japan News     2018-07-13 kl. 07:22     1873 words
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The Yomiuri Shimbun Former Aum Supreme Truth cult leader Chizuo Matsumoto, also known as Shoko Asahara, and six followers who were senior leaders of the cult were executed on July 6 for their involvement in a series of horrendous crimes.

The Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics will be held in two years.
 
   
EDITORIAL: Privacy under AI surveillance: China’s extreme use raises alarm
 
 Asahi.com     2018-07-13 kl. 06:15     578 words
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Security cameras are capturing images of you without your knowledge. Various records are being kept of your footsteps and itineraries, showing where you have been, and when. Such a state of things has become the norm in our society today.

How to use state-of-the-art technology for the sake of security measures will likely emerge as an issue in the run-up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympic Games and other events.

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LG EXPANDS INVESTMENTS IN ROBOT INNOVATORS
 
 Web-Release.info     2018-07-13 kl. 05:27     501 words
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3 Views 0 Comments 4 minutes read LG Electronics’ recent investment in US-based Bossa Nova Robotics marks the first overseas investment in a robotics partner by LG following a number of deals with Korean startups over the past year.

SG ROBOTICS’ WalkON Suit won a bronze medal in the first Cybathlon in 2016 and was the first torch bearer at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympics.
 
   
A dream only delayed
 
 Journal Inquirer     2018-07-13 kl. 03:44     574 words
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The dream scenario for Andrew Haraghey would have been to leave the Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, with a medal draped around his neck. For the moment, however, it’s a dream deferred.

The dream scenario for Andrew Haraghey would have been to leave the Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, with a medal draped around his neck.... It will help make me much faster and stronger for the games in four years.” The 2018 Paralympic...
 
   
Indonesian Police to give priority to Asian Games security
 
 Antara News     2018-07-13 kl. 03:27     761 words
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Jakarta (ANTARA News)- Indonesia is committed to giving a priority to the security during the implementation of the 18th Asian Games to be co-hosted by Jakarta and the South Sumatra provincial capital of Palembang from Aug 18 to Sept 2, 2018.

Indonesia will ensure that security during the Asian Games and the third Para Games to be held in Jakarta from October 6 to13 would meet the international standards set by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and the Asian Paralympic Committee (APC).
 
   
Kim Rhode Holds Off Teammate Caitlin Connor To Win Skeet As Shotgun World Cup Opens In Tucson
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-07-13 kl. 03:04     372 words
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, 12:32 a.m. (ET) Kim Rhode competes in the women's skeet final at the ISSF World Cup Rigle/Pistol/Shotgun on April 28, 2018 in Changwon, South Korea.

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Persons with disability want trained workers to deal with
 
 Papua New Guinea National     2018-07-13 kl. 02:51     234 words
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Article Views: 11 Morobe Paralympic team manager Anne Itu says line agencies need understanding to work well with people who have disability.

Article Views: 11 Morobe Paralympic team manager Anne Itu says line agencies need understanding to work well with people who have disability.Persons with disability in the Mamose region raised this concern, which they believed was a major barrier to...
 
   
Doru Gheorghe, contribution acknowledged, inducted into United States Table Tennis Hall of Fame
 
 Yard Barker     2018-07-13 kl. 02:45     756 words
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by Ian Marshall, Editor Born in the Romanian capital city of Bucharest on Thursday 6th November 1952, table tennis for Doru Gheorghe started at the local Bere Grivita Club. He was selected by his Physical Education teacher, who also became his coach.

Principally, a coach but able to turn his attention to a wide range of events involving the sport of table tennis; notably Doru Gheorghe was a member of the jury at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. “It was a new experience and I really enjoyed
 
   
Tokyo 2020 Proposes 30 Cost-Cutting Measures That Could Save $100M
 
 Street & Smith's SportsBusiness     2018-07-13 kl. 01:53     45 words
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IOC Coordination Commission Chair John Coates said that a total of 30 cost-cutting measures proposed by Tokyo 2020 "could save" around $100M from the running of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to Liam Morgan of INSIDE THE GAMES.

IOC Coordination Commission Chair John Coates said that a total of 30 cost-cutting measures proposed by Tokyo 2020 "could save" around $100M from the running of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to Liam Morgan of INSIDE THE GAMES.The list
 
   
Movers and Shakers: Edition 251
 
 FE Week     2018-07-13 kl. 01:50     261 words
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Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving Karen Redhead, principal and chief executive, Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College Start

Graham was head of employment and skills for the construction of the London Olympics and Paralympics in 2012.
 
   
This Woman Went From Being Paralyzed To Competing On 'Dancing With The Stars'
 
 Womens Health Mag     2018-07-13 kl. 01:36     375 words
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Recovery can mean healing from a small scab or a minor injury, but for Paralympic gold medalist and former world record holder Victoria Arlen, it meant learning how to walk again after being paralyzed for 10 years.

Recovery can mean healing from a small scab or a minor injury, but for Paralympic gold medalist and former world record holder Victoria Arlen, it meant learning how to walk again after being paralyzed for 10 years.-... Arlen, who is the latest hero to be featured in Jockey's Show 'Em What's Underneath campaign , has no feelings in her legs today—which makes her appearance on Dancing With The Stars and her four Paralympic...
 
   
United States Olympic Committee
 
 SportsTravelMagazine.com     2018-07-13 kl. 01:34     406 words
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The   has appointed  Sarah Hirshland  as chief executive officer following a nationwide search. Hirshland currently serves as chief commercial officer for the United States Golf Association and will begin her role with the USOC at the end of August.

leader, I understand the importance of creating cultural change,” Hirshland said during the conference call. “It’s an opportunity to take on a challenge and celebrate all that has been wonderful about the Olympic and Paralympic community,”
 
   
This mountain-climbing Paralympian taught The Rock to be a badass
 
 New York Post     2018-07-13 kl. 01:33     1003 words
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Jeff Glasbrenner was thrilled about his luck: He’d scored a seat in the roomy exit row on his flight.

This mountain-climbing Paralympian taught The Rock to be a badass.... He became a three-time Paralympian in the sport and a two-time gold medalist at the World Championships.
 
   
Lindy Remigino, The Surprise 1952 Olympic 100-Meter Gold Medalist, Dies At 87
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-07-13 kl. 01:31     536 words
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, 6:06 p.m. (ET) Lindy Remigino poses for a photo after winning gold at the Olympic Games Helsinki 1952 on July 21, 1952 in Helsinki, Finland.

Looking for breaking news, videos, Olympic and Paralympic team bios all at your fingertips?... Olympians & Paralympians Association Manager Cindy Stinger. “I loved seeing Lindy at the New York Athletic Club events as he was a member and as we...
 
   
Fresh Out Of High School, Zach Upp Brings New Energy As Youngest Member Of U.S. Sitting Volleyball Team
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-07-13 kl. 01:31     757 words
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, 4:58 p.m. (ET) Zach Upp (C) waits at the net for the U.S. men's sitting volleyball team.

Paralympic Training Site.... Looking for breaking news, videos, Olympic and Paralympic team bios all at your fingertips?...best,” Upp explained. “All of them have kind of learned to adapt to my style, though.” The U.S. men made major strides during the last Paralympic...
 
   
Aerie Features Models With Disabilities in New Lingerie Campaign
 
 Allure     2018-07-13 kl. 00:45     405 words
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Lingerie brand Aerie quietly released a new images on its website this week that feature women with a range disabilities and medical conditions modeling various styles.

Abby also tweeted images of three other models and included the caption, "A cancer survivor, down syndrome paralympian, me, and fibromyalgia (+ body hair).

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Olympics-Dream job brings nightmare challenge for new U.S. Olympics chief
 
 Reuters UK     2018-07-13 kl. 00:38     553 words
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July 12 (Reuters) - Sarah Hirshland landed her dream job when she was named chief executive of the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) on Thursday but she faces a nightmare situation in her new role dealing with the aftermath of a massive sex abuse scandal.

athletes, those elite athletes as well as beginners. “Olympics and Paralympic sport must set the example, we must provide athletes with the benefits of participating in an environment free from abuse and one in which they can truly achieve the

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Military Times honors its 7 Service Members of the Year for going beyond the call of duty
 
 Military Times     2018-07-13 kl. 00:16     1296 words
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Seven service members were honored Wednesday at the 18th annual Military Times Service Members of the Year awards on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

Jones has biked across America, run 31 marathons in 31 days, medaled in the Paralympics and Warrior Games and secured an invite to this year’s Invictus Games.
 
   
Nigeria To Host 2019 World Para Powerlifting Tournament
 
 Channels TV Nigeria     2018-07-13 kl. 00:10     227 words
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  The International Para Powerlifting Committee (IPC) has granted Nigeria the hosting rights for the 2019 World Para Powerlifting Championships, with Lagos as the host city.

The statement was issued by Jorge Moreno, the Senior Manager of the International Paralympic Committee.... The statement read, “World Para Powerlifting would like to thank the Nigeria Paralympic Committee and the Nigeria Para Powerlifting Federation...

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ICYMI: ASOS Debuted a 'Wheelchair-Friendly' Jumpsuit & It's a Huge Step Toward Inclusivity
 
 Her Campus     2018-07-12 kl. 23:16     383 words
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The fashion industry has long been in need of diversity, specifically size inclusivity, racial diversity, and definitely  disability representation .

Just months ago, paralympic athlete Chloe Ball-Hopkins sent an email to ASOS suggesting that they create a wheelchair-friendly jumpsuit after she was soaked at a music festival one day.
 
   
Gurjar — from darkness to light
 
 The Hindu     2018-07-12 kl. 23:03     454 words
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Goes past Jhajharia’s men’s F46 javelin world mark with a throw of 64.11 Sundar Singh Gurjar is now smiling; he is doing what he likes, and doing it well.

It should, in due course, be ratified as a world record (provided it is not eclipsed in the interim) by the International Paralympic Committee, whose technical delegate, Jerry Clayton, was at the SAI here. “I had prepared well,” says Gurjar.
 
   
Download Training and Coaching the Paralympic Athlete (Olympic Handbook Of Sports Medicine )
 
 MedicalHealthNews.net     2018-07-12 kl. 22:39     470 words
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Download Training and Coaching the Paralympic Athlete (Olympic Handbook Of Sports Medicine ).... Title: Training and Coaching the Paralympic Athlete (Olympic Handbook Of Sports Medicine) Rating:... Training and Coaching the Paralympic Athlete (Olympic Handbook Of Sports Medicine) ipad B.e.s.t Training and Coaching the Paralympic...
 
   
Local high schoolers tour Washington, D.C.
 
 Waynesville Daily Guide     2018-07-12 kl. 22:25     321 words
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One hundred and six high school students from around the state participated in Missouri Electric Youth Tour to Washington, D.C.

United States. The delegates enjoyed featured speeches by government leaders and motivational speakers, such as Mike Schlappi, an inspiring four-time Paralympic medalist and two-time world wheelchair basketball champion.
 
   
Decorated Bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor Is Named Next President Of Women's Sports Foundation
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-07-12 kl. 22:22     501 words
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, 3:21 p.m. (ET) Elana Meyers Taylor speaks at a press conference on Feb. 22, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

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NPPF: Nigeria’s participation in World Para-Powerlifting Championships mandatory
 
 Today.ng     2018-07-12 kl. 22:17     326 words
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The Secretary of the Nigeria Para-Powerlifting Federation, Abulude Dayo, has described as mandatory, Nigeria’s participation in the forthcoming World Para-Powerlifting African Championships.

that the championships, to hold from August 6 to August 13 in Algiers, would serve as a qualifier for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games.... He said: “We have very important championship that requires our national athletes’ participation; it is an event that will boost our qualification chances for the 2020 Paralympics...

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Victoria Arlen Is Done 'Sugarcoating' Her Recovery Story in New Book 'Locked In'
 
 PopCulture.com     2018-07-12 kl. 22:17     571 words
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Victoria Arlen is ready to tell her real and raw story for the first time.

Once dismissed as a "lost cause," Arlen has gone on to win a gold medal in the Paralympics, regaining her ability to walk in 2016 and even making it to the semi-finals of Dancing With the Stars Season 25.
 
   
Nigeria’s participation in World Para-Powerlifting Championships mandatory – NPPF scribe
 
 Breaking.com.ng     2018-07-12 kl. 22:12     43 words
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Dayo told the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Lagos that the championships, to hold from August 6 to August 13 in Algiers, would serve as a qualifier for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games. The post appeared first on The Eagle Online.

Dayo told the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Lagos that the championships, to hold from August 6 to August 13 in Algiers, would serve as a qualifier for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games.
 
   
GB Rowing Team's new competition kit unveiled in the City
 
 KOLD-TV     2018-07-12 kl. 22:07     654 words
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SAS, the Official Analytics Partner of British Rowing, welcomed three of the country’s top rowers to its offices in the City of London, to celebrate the launch of the GB Rowing Team’s new competition kit.

In March 2018, the relationship was extended ensuring SAS will continue to provide world-leading analytics for the GB Rowing Team up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, after the team topped the table at the 2016 Rio Olympic and

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GB Rowing Team’s new competition kit unveiled in the City
 
 Get News.info     2018-07-12 kl. 21:51     675 words
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– SAS, the Official Analytics Partner of British Rowing, welcomed three of the country’s top rowers to its offices in the City of London, to celebrate the launch of the GB Rowing Team’s new competition kit.

In March 2018, the relationship was extended ensuring SAS will continue to provide world-leading analytics for the GB Rowing Team up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, after the team topped the table at the 2016 Rio Olympic and

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Raiders newcomer named to Team USA for FISA America Games
 
 Springfield News Sun     2018-07-12 kl. 20:32     274 words
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Bill Wampler will make his debut with the Wright State University men’s basketball team this coming season after transferring from Drake and sitting out.

Basketball will be held from July 24-28 at the Brazilian Paralympic Center.

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Australia’s Pan Pacifics swimming team named
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-07-12 kl. 20:08     289 words
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Four Paralympic stars headline the roster Australia have announced 35 swimmers – 21 men and 14 women – who will compete in their home Para Pan Pacs in Cairns from 9-14 August.

Four Paralympic stars headline the roster Australia have announced 35 swimmers – 21 men and 14 women – who will compete in their home Para Pan Pacs in Cairns from 9-14 August.Paralympic stars Ellie Cole , Brenden Hall, Lakeisha Patterson, and
 
   
Para athletics in numbers: Leilia Adzhametova
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-07-12 kl. 20:08     250 words
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Paralympic and world champion in search of her first European title in Berlin Ukrainian Leilia Adzhametova heads to Berlin for the 2018 World Para Athletics European Championships next month bidding to win her first European titles.

Leilia Adzhametova. Paralympic and world champion in search of her first European title in Berlin Ukrainian Leilia Adzhametova heads to Berlin for the 2018 World Para Athletics European Championships next month bidding to win her first European...
 
   
Paralympian helps sports stars celebrate success
 
 North East Connected     2018-07-12 kl. 20:06     932 words
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TALENTED young sports men and women have been recognised at an awards night to celebrate sporting success.

Paralympian helps sports stars celebrate success.... Students were presented with certificates and trophies for both effort and achievement by special guest speaker and double Paralympic judo medallist Ian Rose.... Former World Champion Ian, who represented Team GB at five Paralympic...
 
   
IPC Extends Data Partnership With Gracenote
 
 iSportConnect     2018-07-12 kl. 19:46     77 words
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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has extended its partnership with US data and technology Gracenote. The collaboration will now extend through to the Tokyo 2020 summer Paralympic Games.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has extended its partnership with US data and technology Gracenote.... The collaboration will now extend through to the Tokyo 2020 summer Paralympic Games.Over the next 2 years, Gracenote will continue to...
 
   
Aerie Continues Its ‘Real’ Streak, Casting Models With Illnesses and Disabilities
 
 Adweek Online     2018-07-12 kl. 19:25     464 words
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New images feature women with health conditions Aerie’s imagery just keeps getting more and more real.

Paralympic gymnast, Chelsea Werner, who has down syndrome, is also one of Aerie’s new faces.

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10 reasons to look forward in the next 12 months
 
 BBC     2018-07-12 kl. 19:20     844 words
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With England not playing in the final on Sunday, some of you may be feeling the World Cup blues. Luckily, there are still plenty of things to look forward in the next 12 months. 1. The World Cup is not over yet There are only two more matches left.

Sydney will host the 2018 Invictus Games, in which wounded military veterans compete in Paralympic-style multi-sport events.
 
   
She’s Back! Serena Williams Has Little Trouble In Semis En Route To 10th Wimbledon Final
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-07-12 kl. 19:14     364 words
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, 12:06 p.m. (ET) Serena Williams celebrates after winning her semifinals match at Wimbledon on July 12, 2018 in London. Serena Williams is now one match away from her eighth Wimbledon title. It was a fairly one-sided affair on Thursday as No.

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Skyscraper part spectacle, part homage
 
 New Zealand Herald     2018-07-12 kl. 19:08     244 words
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Dwayne Johnson hopes to honour the amputee community by playing a former FBI agent with a prosthetic leg in the new action thriller Skyscraper.

Jeff Glasbrenner, a Paralympian who became the first American amputee to climb Mount Everest in 2016.

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Gersson Mejia goes for another PanAm title
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-07-12 kl. 18:58     331 words
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Guatemala’s top-ranked Para taekwondo athlete must get past No. 1 Bopha King Guatemala’s Gersson Mejia will fight to defend his title at the Pan America Para Taekwondo Open Championships that begin Friday (13 July) in Spokane, Washington, USA.

As the PanAm Open gives Americas athletes twice as many ranking points, Mejia would hope to improve his position, as the top two in his category by the end of 2019 earn a slot for their country at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, where taekwondo will
 
   
BRITAIN’s top 10 seaside towns
 
 Britain Magazine     2018-07-12 kl. 18:50     770 words
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Cromer pier. Credit: Pixabay Britain’s seaside towns are perfect for a weekend break or a day trip from the larger cities – and when the sun is out

The host venue of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic sailing events is a gorgeous town with spectacular views of the bay and the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline, while the Old Harbour is the perfect place to sample the best of the
 
   
Revealing Insights Into Kate Middleton’s Relationship With the Royal Family
 
 Wall St. Cheat Sheet     2018-07-12 kl. 18:28     1868 words
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Since she has been in a relationship with Prince William for almost two decades, Kate Middleton has had plenty of time to get acquainted with the royal family.

Then-8-year-old Lady Louise Windsor watches the London 2012 Paralympic Games with the Duchess of Cambridge. | Stefan Roussea/AFP/GettyImages.
 
   
Scandal-hit USOC picks golf executive Sarah Hirshland as CEO
 
 Tri-City Herald Online     2018-07-12 kl. 18:08     498 words
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Sarah Hirshland is known as the tough negotiator who helped the U.S. Golf Association broker media and sponsorship deals, including its 12-year TV contract with Fox. Her next job, as CEO of the U.S.

Olympic and Paralympic sport in the United States must be a shining example, able to provide athletes with the benefits of participation in an environment free from abuse of any kind.

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Fernandez knocks out top seed Kunieda in Wimbledon men's wheelchair quarter-final
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-07-12 kl. 18:07     317 words
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Top seed Shingo Kunieda was knocked out of the men's wheelchair singles at Wimbledon today after an epic three-setter against last year's runner-up, Gustavo Fernandez of Argentina.

Top seed Shingo Kunieda was knocked out of the men's wheelchair singles at Wimbledon today after an epic three-setter against last year's runner-up, Gustavo Fernandez of Argentina.Japan's world number one, Paralympic singles champion in 2008 and
 
   
The current state and future challenges of the Japan Sports Arbitration Agency
 
 LawInSport     2018-07-12 kl. 17:47     100 words
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The Japan Sports Arbitration Agency ( JSAA ) is the dispute resolution body in Japan, which provides arbitration and mediation procedures for sport-related disputes.

World Cup and the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, sport-related disputes are occurring more frequently.
 
   
Voleaders Depart for Ecuador
 
 Herald Newspaper     2018-07-12 kl. 17:44     560 words
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Garrett Stallings had just recorded his first victory for the Harwich Mariners to cap a successful stint in the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League.

This year’s class dedicated a lot of time to the impact of sports on people with disabilities, and Bayron Lopez, the President of the Ecuadorian Paralympic Committee, offered to be UT’s host during its trip to Ecuador. “These students have
 
   
High scoring games highlight day four at the 2018 Boys Select 16 PDC
 
 USA Hockey     2018-07-12 kl. 17:38     360 words
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DeBoer’s older brother, Jack, is also a familiar face within USA Hockey circles, as he just finished his second season with the National Team Development Program.

Similar to Team Kelly earlier in the week, Team Royal had the opportunity to hear from a gold medalist of the U.S. sled hockey squad on Wednesday in Declan Farmer. The 20-year-old has won gold with Team USA at both the 2014 and 2018 Paralympic
 
   
U.S. Olympic Committee Hires Sarah Hirshland As Its New CEO
 
 WSIU     2018-07-12 kl. 17:32     455 words
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Sarah Hirshland is the new CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee, taking control of the organization as it tries to repair the damage from a horrible sexual abuse scandal, in which hundreds of girls and young women were mistreated.

Hirshland said she welcomed the chance to lead the U.S. efforts for the Olympics and Paralympics, calling it "an absolute dream come true."... "Olympic and Paralympic sport in the United States must be a shining example, able to provide athletes with...

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Nigeria's amputee football team prepares for World Cup debut
 
 Yahoo! Canada     2018-07-12 kl. 17:29     54 words
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By Nneka Chile and Seun Sanni LAGOS (Reuters) - Sixteen years after Emmanuel Ibeawuchi lost a leg in a road accident, his dream of playing soccer in a World Cup is about to become a reality.

Sixteen years after Emmanuel Ibeawuchi lost a leg in a road accident, his dream of playing soccer in a World Cup is about to become a reality.The team hopes to follow in the footsteps of Nigerias disabled athletes who won eight gold medals at the.

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U.S. Olympic Committee announces new CEO
 
 KRDO.com     2018-07-12 kl. 17:17     164 words
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Sarah Hirshland during the 2018 USGA Annual Meeting at Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach, FL on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018.

Olympic and Paralympic sport in the United States must be a shining example, able to provide athletes with the benefits of participation in an environment free from abuse of any kind.
 
   
USGA marketing executive Sarah Hirshland named CEO of U.S. Olympic Committee
 
 Colorado Springs Gazette     2018-07-12 kl. 17:16     561 words
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The new woman atop the U.S. Olympic Committee is a marketing expert who revolutionized how the United States Golf Association sells itself to the public.

Olympic and Paralympic sport in the United States must be a shining example, able to provide athletes with the benefits of participation in an environment free from abuse of any kind."...to lead the USOC as we collectively build to the LA 2028 Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
U.S. Olympic Committee Hires Sarah Hirshland As Its New CEO
 
 NPR     2018-07-12 kl. 17:14     523 words
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Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email Sarah Hirshland, seen here during a U.S. Golf Association event, has been named as the new CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee.

Hirshland said she welcomed the chance to lead the U.S. efforts for the Olympics and Paralympics, calling it "an absolute dream come true."... "Olympic and Paralympic sport in the United States must be a shining example, able to provide athletes with...

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Nigeria's amputee football team prepares for World Cup debut
 
 Reuters UK     2018-07-12 kl. 16:47     338 words
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LAGOS, July 12 (Reuters) - Sixteen years after Emmanuel Ibeawuchi lost a leg in a road accident, his dream of playing soccer in a World Cup is about to become a reality.

October. The team hopes to follow in the footsteps of Nigeria’s disabled athletes who won eight gold medals at the 2016 Paralympics, along with two silver and two bronze medals, to finish 17th in the medal table and top among African countries. “We

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Northumbria University axes elite sports teams amid cuts
 
 BBC     2018-07-12 kl. 16:35     402 words
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Northumbria University has withdrawn all seven of its national league sports teams amid cuts to elite sport. Proposals seen by the BBC include the removal of 12 full-time jobs, with six more becoming part-time roles.

Northumbria University graduates include gold-winning Olympian Victoria Pendleton and Paralympian Stephen Miller.... 'The difference was, everyone was happy' The university's chancellor, Paralympian Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, said she understands...
 
   
FS Para-badminton developing
 
 Bloemfontein Courant     2018-07-12 kl. 16:30     468 words
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At the back are Barend Bester, Carolien Moll, Magda de Beer, Madeleine Maree, Alida Schutte, Estelle Knox, Jacques Horn and Deidre Horn. In front are Makhosi Matlaletsa, Lesego Gadick, Karabo Sesing and Alfie Reid.

Although being the oldest participant, he actually assisted the players with technique and guidance more than paying attention to winning all his games. “The sport among the paralympians is much more relaxed and players like to assist and support
 
   
CBeebies' favourite Bing Live! is coming to Hull New Theatre this month - how to get tickets
 
 Hull Daily Mail     2018-07-12 kl. 16:20     410 words
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One of the most popular pre-school shows is coming to Hull for a live performance full of music and fun.

The puppets are by creature creation guru Tahra Zafar , whose credits include a host of Cbeebies shows from Zingzillas to Night Garden as well as being head of costume, hair and make-up for the Olympic and Paralympic opening and closing Ceremonies
 
   
FANCY SEEING THE TOUR DE FRANCE?
 
 PlanetSKI     2018-07-12 kl. 16:15     820 words
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DECISION DELAYED ON WHICH ITALIAN CITY BIDS FOR 2026 OLYMPICS - The Italian government will support one of three cities... THE MATTERHORN RIDE IS COMING - Zermatt's latest lift, The Matterhorn Glacier Ride, is...

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay to Commence in Fukushima
 
 Around The Rings     2018-07-12 kl. 16:10     369 words
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– The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today announced the starting point and schedule for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay (Tokyo 2020 OTR), based on a consensus attained at the Multi-Party Leaders’ Meeting.

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay to Commence in Fukushima. – The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today announced the starting point and schedule for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay (Tokyo 2020 OTR),
 
   
Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024 sign MoU
 
 Sportindustry.co.za     2018-07-12 kl. 16:01     321 words
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The organising committees of the Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, through which the two organisations will cooperate to ensure the successful delivery of their respective events.

The organising committees of the Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, through which the two organisations will cooperate to ensure the successful delivery of their respective
 
   
Brhler ICS UK rebrands...
 
 4RFV.com     2018-07-12 kl. 16:00     332 words
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UK conference technology provider, Br hler ICS UK, has re-branded as BUK Solutions as it moves to expand its portfolio with other brands and leaves the global Br hler ICS Network.

BUK Solutions has provided AV technology for events including NATO UN and G20 summits, London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, global product launches for clients and sporting event press conferences.
 
   
Pullman Liverpool named World Boccia Official VIP & Team Hotel
 
 Downtown In Business     2018-07-12 kl. 15:32     293 words
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The 4-star Pullman Liverpool Hotel has been appointed Official VIP and Team Hotel for the BISFed 2018 World Boccia Championships in August.

Britain will field a team of ten which includes Paralympic gold medallist David Smith MBE and defending champion Stephen McGuire who are both vying for podium positions.
 
   
Berlin 2018: Germany select strong team
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-07-12 kl. 15:26     604 words
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Numerous reigning Paralympic winners and world champions, promising young talents and newcomers as well as three local heroes, Germany want to cause a sensation in front of the home crowd at the World Para Athletics European Championships in Berlin.

Numerous reigning Paralympic winners and world champions, promising young talents and newcomers as well as three local heroes, Germany want to cause a sensation in front of the home crowd at the World Para Athletics European Championships in
 
   
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON : Why Ericsson Shares Global Reports on Mobile Data Traffic
 
 4 Traders     2018-07-12 kl. 15:10     1212 words
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How did you arrive at the numbers released in the report? The Ericsson figures for actual and net added subscriptions are based on several data sources including regulators and operators, as well as macroeconomic factors.

Japan have stated they will have 5G ready for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic.
 
   
Aerie's New Lingerie Campaign Breaks All The Rules In The Best Way
 
 Elite Daily     2018-07-12 kl. 15:09     729 words
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Most models that you see in ad campaigns are an unrealistic representation of the average woman.

Sams identified that the brand used girls with, "Ostomy, Type 1 Diabetes, Vitiligo, arm crutches" as well as "A cancer survivor, down syndrome paralympian, me, and fibromyalgia (+ body hair)."
 
   
Olympic sevens champion Pelite named as ambassador of Wheelchair Rugby World Championship
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-07-12 kl. 15:01     283 words
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Australian rugby sevens Olympian Evania Pelite has been appointed as an event ambassador for next month's Wheelchair Rugby World Championship in Sydney.

Matches will be played at the Quaycentre at the Sydney Olympic Park with Australia, who won Paralympic gold in Rio, looking to defend the world title they won in Odense in Denmark in 2014.... Australia are the reigning Paralympic and world champions...
 
   
Thousands enjoy Have a Field Day fun in the sun
 
 Landscape & Amenity.com     2018-07-12 kl. 14:41     451 words
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An estimated 30,000 park lovers across the country enjoyed a fun filled day at the park on Have a Field Day on Saturday 7th July. Hundreds of events took place right across the UK from small community picnics to large parties and fetes.

King's Cliffe Active near Peterborough, meanwhile, enjoyed a star appearance as Danielle Brown MBE, double Paralympic...
 
   
Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Hosts Open Casting Call This Weekend
 
 Miami New Times     2018-07-12 kl. 14:29     336 words
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Have you ever fantasized about being a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model? Well, that dream may come true this weekend.

in. The panel will then choose 15 to 18 models to walk in Sunday's runway show. American snowboarder and Paralympian Brenna Huckaby will open the show and 2018 cover model Danielle Herrington will close.

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Tokyo Olympic relay to start in disaster-hit Fukushima
 
 SAfrica24.com     2018-07-12 kl. 14:16     264 words
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TOKYO – Tokyo Olympic organisers said Thursday that the torch relay for the 2020 Summer Games will begin in Fukushima, a region devastated by the 2011 tsunami and resulting nuclear disaster.

IOC Vice President John Coates (left) shakes hand with President of Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic organising committee Yoshiro Mori.
 
   
John Boyega, Star Wars Hero, Stays Up Too Late Watching The Affair
 
 Wmagazine.com     2018-07-12 kl. 14:16     1345 words
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John Boyega is no stranger to the resistance.

Maybe that's why Boyega was among the 19 talents tapped by Moncler for its fall "Beyond Moncler" campaign featuring everyone from Millie Bobby Brown to Maye Musk to the Italian Paralympics...
 
   
Special school project with internationally renowned artist
 
 Horsham District     2018-07-12 kl. 13:47     288 words
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Over the past few months, Dr Rachel Gadsden, a British artist who is exhibited internationally and who works across the mainstream and disability art

Rachel is Patron of the Arts for the school and has worked with them in the past, notably when some of the students’ work was incorporated into a 3-D installation, which featured in the opening ceremony of the Paralympics in Brazil in 2016.
 
   
Pittsburgh isn’t the only home to a team called the Steelers
 
 Yard Barker     2018-07-12 kl. 13:36     565 words
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When it comes to team nicknames, some are more common than others and it should come as no surprise to learn that the most popular ones involve animals.

While they might not officially carry the moniker, the Australian Paralympic wheelchair-rugby team is known as the Australian Steelers .
 
   
Sport Industry Group appoints new head of content & comms
 
 Sport Industry Group     2018-07-12 kl. 13:24     499 words
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Senior sports marketing communications practitioner, Catherine Inkster, has joined Sport Industry Group as its new head of content and communications.

Most notably, she played a role in three successive winning bids for the summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, with Rio 2016, Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024, whom she has continued to support since leaving Seven46 in October 2017 to pursue various
 
   
Tokyo 2020 President warns WBSC money-saving plans could derail hopes of more matches at Olympics
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-07-12 kl. 13:18     410 words
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Tokyo 2020 President Yoshir? Mori warned the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) could fail with its bid to have more matches at the event

The WBSC and World Sailing both voiced concerns regarding Tokyo 2020's preparations for the Olympic and Paralympic Games during the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations General Assembly in Bangkok.
 
   
SJCC's Greg Drown, Margaretta's Taylor Farmer
 
 News-Messenger     2018-07-12 kl. 13:11     237 words
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Greg Drown has helped coach Taylor Farmer since they met. Post to Facebook Greg Drown has helped coach Taylor Farmer since they met. Check out this story on thenews-messenger.com: https://ohne.ws/2uri9vY CancelSend Sent!

Buy Photo. None. Castalia's Taylor Farmer is a member of the Paralympic Team.

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Netherlands 2018: Hesham Elshwikh aims to cause upset at Worlds
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-07-12 kl. 13:05     422 words
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Sitting volleyball star believes Egypt can reach the podium on Dutch soil Full of confidence following their bronze medal performance at Rio 2016

Team’s leader and four-time Paralympian Hesham Elshwikh is convinced that Egypt is ready for a big upset. “We are going to the Netherlands to win a medal,” he said.

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World Para Alpine Skiing World Cup organisers meet ahead of next season
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-07-12 kl. 13:05     283 words
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World Para Snow Sports and LOCs build on the success of 2017-18 series The Local Organising Committees (LOCs) of the 2018-19 World Para Alpine

World Para Snow Sports and LOCs build on the success of 2017-18 series The Local Organising Committees (LOCs) of the 2018-19 World Para Alpine. ...Skiing World Cup series took part in a meeting at the International Paralympic Committee headquarters

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Liverpool 2018: Singapore’s Toh targets top finish
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-07-12 kl. 13:05     427 words
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BC3 athlete wants to crack into top-five at August’s World Boccia Championships Singapore’s Toh Sze Ning knows she can battle with the best at

2016 Paralympian’s game is coming along.
 
   
Millie Bobby Brown is amongst the 19 faces in Moncler's new campaign
 
 Buro 24/7     2018-07-12 kl. 13:03     303 words
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Models, musicians, athletes and entrepreneurs all made the cut to star in Moncler's new campaign... Millie Bobby Brown is a force to be reckoned with and it seems there's no slowing down for the  fourteen-year-old  Stranger Things  actress.

In similar black and white portraits, some of the new faces include  Italian Paralympics fencer Bebe Vio, Chinese actress Crystal Zhang, British actor John Boyega, singer Eiza Gonzalez, rapper Sheck Wes and  Canadian-South African model
 
   
Coates claims cost-cutting measures proposed by Tokyo 2020 could save $100 million
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-07-12 kl. 13:01     487 words
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A total of 30 cost-cutting measures proposed by Tokyo 2020 could save around $100 million (£75.6 million/$85.

A total of 30 cost-cutting measures proposed by Tokyo 2020 could save around $100 million (£75.6 million/$85.5 million) from the running of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission chairman
 
   
Nine Welsh Stars Make GB Para Squad - Including World Champions Olivia Breen, Hollie Arnold And Aled Davies
 
 Dai Sport     2018-07-12 kl. 12:57     734 words
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By Owen Morgan Nine Welsh athletes have been named in the Great Britain team for the World Para Athletics European Championships in Germany next month.

The Blackheath and Bromley athlete also won gold at the Rio Paralympics in 2016.... The Rhondda man also competed at the 2012 Paralympics in London and the 2013 IPC World Championships.... Sandwiched in between was a bronze medal at the Paralympics in...

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Amputee football team a game changer for Gaza wounded
 
 TotalUAE.com     2018-07-12 kl. 12:55     368 words
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Sport gives amputees a sense of solidarity and camaraderie and allows them to have fun and socialise with others Gaza: A football team made up of Palestinians who lost limbs to Israeli fire in Gaza is giving its players new purpose.

desperate, now after he joined the football team, I see he has hope,” his father, Khalid, said. “He used to spend most of his time playing games on a tablet.” Fouad Abu Ghalyoun, a member of the Palestinian paralympic committee, founded the
 
   
Upper house panel OK’s bill on passive smoking
 
 The Japan News     2018-07-12 kl. 12:55     183 words
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Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — A House of Councillors committee on Thursday passed a bill to strengthen measures against passive smoking in public places.

Measures included in the bill will be implemented in April 2020, ahead of the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo that year.
 
   
Dubi defends strength of 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic race despite concerns over five remaining candidates
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-07-12 kl. 12:45     840 words
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Senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) official Christophe Dubi has staunchly defended the current state of the race for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games despite lingering concerns over all five remaining candidates.

Dubi defends strength of 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic race despite concerns over five remaining candidates.... Senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) official Christophe Dubi has staunchly defended the current state of the race for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Oman bags 12 medals at Tunis World Para Athletes Grand Prix Series 2018
 
 Times of Oman     2018-07-12 kl. 12:10     169 words
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Muscat: The Oman Paralympic National Team that participated in the Tunis World Para Athletes Grand Prix Series 2018 returned home victorious with a total of 12 medals.

Muscat: The Oman Paralympic National Team that participated in the Tunis World Para Athletes Grand Prix Series 2018 returned home victorious with a total of 12 medals.Oman’s team competed with 20 other countries and brought back two Gold, six Silver...

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Tokyo hopes ‘solar roads’ lead to greener power grid
 
 Honolulu Star-Advertiser     2018-07-12 kl. 12:09     595 words
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TOKYO >> The Tokyo government intends to introduce new “solar road” technology to collect energy from the sun via solar panels installed beneath the

The effort is aimed at promoting Tokyo as an eco-friendly city ahead of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Atos launches new VSAT monitoring and geolocation system to mitigate interference as space becomes more crowded
 
 SPi World News     2018-07-12 kl. 12:02     502 words
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- Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, launches its new satellite monitoring and geolocation system which can detect, localize and

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.

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SA Wheelchair Tennis Player First Black African Women To Play At Wimbledon
 
 HuffingtonPost.co.za     2018-07-12 kl. 12:00     256 words
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Kgothatso Montjane plays her first match at Wimbledon today (Thursday). She will be making history as the first black African woman to play at the prestigious tennis tournament.

The Limpopo-born sportswoman was also part of the South African team at the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Summer Paralympics, and a World Team Cup participant on the SA team in 2009 and 2.

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International Olympic Committee braces for scorching Tokyo Olympics
 
 Free Malaysia Today     2018-07-12 kl. 11:56     578 words
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Tokyo Olympic organisers insisted they would take no chances with the safety of athletes competing in the fierce summer heat at the 2020 Games.

present the winning design of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games during its unveiling ceremony in Tokyo, Japan April 25, 2016.

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Heat is on Tokyo 2020 organizers to combat high temperatures
 
 Taiwan News Online     2018-07-12 kl. 11:42     267 words
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John Coates, left, chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics and Tokyo Olympic organizing committee Pres

John Coates, left, chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics and Tokyo Olympic organizing committee Pres. ...... John Coates, left, chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics...

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SA’s new blade runner: Tebogo Mofokeng, 18, runs in international race
 
 Briefly.co.za     2018-07-12 kl. 11:36     352 words
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- Tebogo Mofokeng lost his legs after an illness - He received new prosthetic blades recently - This enabled him to participate in the World

He said, "My dream is to work hard and run in the Paralympic Games."
 
   
Athletes to be rewarded
 
 Informanté     2018-07-12 kl. 11:31     239 words
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CABINET on Wednesday approved the National Sports Reward Policy. The new policy provides a reward to Namibian athletes who participate in local and international sport events, through the Namibia Sports Commission.

The policy covers the Olympics and Paralympics, world championships, Commonwealth Games, All Africa Games, African Championships and Special Olympics competitions. “Individual athletes who win Gold medals in both the Olympic and Paralympic
 
   
Gov't to allow public broadcaster NHK to simultaneously stream its programs online
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2018-07-12 kl. 11:19     425 words
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This Jan. 13, 2014 file photo shows the NHK Broadcasting Center, in Tokyo's Shibuya Ward.

NHK had sought permission from the communication ministry to simultaneously stream all of its programs on its general and educational channels before the end of fiscal 2019, ahead of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.

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Celebrating 50 years of pioneers and first-evers at TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show
 
 All About Shipping     2018-07-12 kl. 11:17     987 words
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Anniversaries , Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums , Exhibitions — By admin on July 12, 2018 at 8:34 AM The legacy boat show! This year TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show celebrates its golden anniversary.

2012. As well as welcoming a successful sailing Team GB, fresh from the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics, the Show witnessed the Royal Marines attempting a 24 hour underwater Cycle of 240 miles, the equivalent of Cycling from Southampton to...
 
   
Alpine Canada And Alberta Alpine Kick Off Stampede In Style
 
 Snow Industry News     2018-07-12 kl. 11:14     325 words
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Calgary’s Big Rock Brewery was the place to be as Alpine Canada (ACA) and Alberta Alpine (AASA) got a head start on imminent Stampede celebrations.

alumni, friends, fans, families, sponsors, donors, and volunteers for a friendly gathering in recognition of the recent stellar Olympic and Paralympic ski season....foster a strong sense of unity within our sport and to create a shared vision for success from the grassroots to our Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Cabinet shuffle looming within the week
 
 Waterloo Chronicle     2018-07-12 kl. 11:01     529 words
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Just before she took on Hehr's files, Duncan was already facing the biggest budget of her political career, one where the government's big talk about respecting science and evidence was going to get its day.

In just seven months, she's been overseas four times: twice to South Korea for the Olympics and Paralympics, once to India with the prime minister to promote science ties with Indian researchers, and once to the U.K. to learn about Britain's

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Liverpool 2018: 10 reasons to love boccia
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-07-12 kl. 10:44     617 words
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What draws hundreds of athletes to the Exhibition Centre Liverpool in August?

It might not be up to Paralympic standards, but the important thing is to play and enjoy.... It is the most inclusive sport in the Paralympics as even severe conditions like mine -... Boccia is one of the fastest growing Paralympic sports, with clubs and...
 
   
Elite adaptive surfers offer an ocean of possibilities
 
 Sun Herald     2018-07-12 kl. 10:42     951 words
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Multisport athlete Isaac Coulapides has wrestled, snowboarded, played volleyball and served on the cheer squad in high school, but the teen said surfing holds a special place in his heart.

3-time Paralympics gold medalist Alana Nichols, who was paralyzed from the waist down in a snowboarding accident in 2000; Colin Cook, who placed fourth in the 2017 World Adaptive Surfing Championship just two years after losing a leg to a tiger

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