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Parasport lockar med stekhet hjulfest
 
 Helsingborgs Dagblad     2018-07-13 kl. 19:05     522 words
 
Solen gassade över Stortorget under inledningen av Parasportfestivalen. Mest lo...

Solen gassade över Stortorget under inledningen av Parasportfestivalen. Mest lo...
 
   
Stefan Olsson klar för final i Wimbledon efter kross
 
 MyNewsdesk     2018-07-13 kl. 14:03     197 words
 
Pressmeddelande * Jul 13, 2018 14:03 CEST Stefan Olsson vann semifinalen i två raka set och är nu klar för sin tredje raka Wimbledonfinal Förra året blev Stefan Olssonhistorisk att som första svenska rullstolstennisspelare vinna

Läs hela nyheten och följ Olssons framfart via www.paralympics.se.... Svenska Handikappidrottsförbundet.

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Dalarnas Tidningar (web) - Avesta Tidning (web) - Dala-Demokraten (web)
 
   
Parasport-festival ska bota okunskap
 
 SVT Nyheter Helsingborg     2018-07-13 kl. 13:37     217 words
 
Idag och imorgon arrangeras den tredje parasport-festivalen i Ängelholm, i år äger den rum på Stortorget. Allmänheten får chansen att prova på. Rögle, räddningstjänsten och lokala politiker är några av dem som ska tävla i rullstolsidrotter.

Parasport-festival ska bota okunskap.... Idag och imorgon arrangeras den tredje parasport-festivalen i Ängelholm, i år äger den rum på Stortorget.... Därför är han en av dem som arrangerar parasport-festivalen. -
 
   
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Nigeria's amputee soccer team prepares for World Cup
 
 MSN South Africa     2018-07-14 kl. 07:25     116 words
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of Reuters | Nigeria's national amputee football team gather to pray before the start of a training session in a bare field at the national stadium

The team, making its debut at the Amputee Football World Cup in Mexico in October, 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
 
   
Rifle’s Jonny Hernandez places 50th out of 3200 runners at Down Under Sports games
 
 Glenwood Independent     2018-07-14 kl. 07:12     589 words
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Jonny Hernandez took the valley by storm in last fall's cross country season, turning in a tremendous freshman season at Rifle High School, capping it off with an 83rd-place finish in the 3A state cross country meet.

While in Australia, Hernandez had the chance to work closely with 2016 Team USA Paralympic Games champion Liz Willis, who had her left leg amputated below the knee in 2010 due to complications from Crohn's Disease that affected her pregnancy at
 
   
RTÉ's Declan McBennett shaping our sporting vision
 
 Irish Examiner     2018-07-14 kl. 07:11     2204 words
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By Brendan O’Brien As he steps into the public eye as RTÉ’s head of sport, Declan McBennett knows he’ll be judged and pigeon-holed like his predecessor Ryle Nugent.

A previous stint in the RTÉ sports department took in the Beijing and London Olympics, Paralympics, and World Cups, so he is no stranger to either controversies or momentous undertakings as he opens his new brief.

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Breaking News.ie (web)
 
   
Beekes’ Victorian Paralympic soccer team in award contention
 
 Bendigo Advertiser     2018-07-14 kl. 05:46     81 words
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THE Victorian Paralympic soccer side featuring Bendigo’s Joshua Beekes is in contention to be named the Team of the Year at the Victorian Disability Sport and Recreation Awards.

Beekes’ Victorian Paralympic soccer team in award contention.... THE Victorian Paralympic soccer side featuring Bendigo’s Joshua Beekes is in contention to be named the Team of the Year at the Victorian Disability Sport and Recreation Awards.The team, which earned a silver medal at the 2017 National Paralympic...

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Bendigo Advertiser (web)
 
   
Club Sports Notebook: Barnstable High grads Beatty, Jeffers chasing football title
 
 Capecodtimes.com     2018-07-14 kl. 05:35     731 words
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Barnstable High graduates Marcia Beatty and Steph Jeffers said their team is on a revenge tour.

Paralympics squad. East Falmouth’s Caroline Knox was one of four selected from the USA Curling National Invitational Wheelchair Curling Camp and Trials to advance to the Team Selection Trials in November.... She’ll join the eight current members of the national team, which include East Falmouth’s Meghan Lino and Steve Emt, both Cape Cod Curling Club members, who competed in the 2018 Paralympic...
 
   
Rockin' Summer: Curlers sweep the house in annual tournament at Cape Cod Curling Club
 
 Capecodtimes.com     2018-07-14 kl. 05:35     213 words
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Steve Derderian The ice is heating up in Falmouth. The Cape Cod Curling Club’s 49th consecutive Summer Bonspiel began Thursday morning and will run through July 29. Matches on all three sheets of ice begin at 8 a.m. each day and run through 10 p.m.

In the wheelchair competition, the U.S. national team will feature vice skip Steve Emt, who competed in the 2018 Paralympic Games in South Korea.... Paralympian Dave Palmer, a former Mashpee resident.Steve Derderian.
 
   
Elite adaptive surfers offer an ocean of possibilities
 
 Raleigh News & Observer     2018-07-14 kl. 05:10     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
 
   
Meet Amputee Triathlete, Sarah Reinertsen
 
 KGUN 9     2018-07-14 kl. 04:17     17 words
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Talk about an inspiring story. The Ironman Triathlete, paralympian and past Amazing Race competitor shares her

The Ironman Triathlete, paralympian and past Amazing Race competitor shares her. ...story.
 
   
Church to represent Team USA at FISU America Games
 
 Wilkes Journal Patriot     2018-07-14 kl. 02:43     472 words
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For most collegiate basketball players the summer months are normally filled on campus with classes, team functions and workouts.

All sports except soccer and futsal will be played at the newly constructed Brazilian Paralympic Center.... The Games will have USA Team representation in up to 10 able-body sports and three paralympic sports with 1,200 competing athletes and 20-25...
 
   
Nigeria’s Amputee Football Team Prepares Ahead of World Cup Debut
 
 Africa-News.info     2018-07-14 kl. 02:10     1082 words
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Nigeria’s national amputee football team gather to pray before the start of a training session in a bare field at the national stadium in Surulere district in Lagos, Nigeria July 6, 2018. Picture taken July 6, 2018.

The team hopes to follow a tradition which has seen Nigeria’s disabled athletes achieve success in the last few years.... Nigeria won eight gold medals at the 2016 Paralympics, along with two silver and two bronze medals, to finish 17th in the medal...

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Thousands claim pothole compensation
 
 BBC     2018-07-14 kl. 01:13     544 words
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A Paralympian thrown from his bike when he cycled over a pothole has said his helmet saved his life. Stephen Thomas said it was lucky it was not a child who hit the submerged hole in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan.

A Paralympian thrown from his bike when he cycled over a pothole has said his helmet saved his life.... Paralympic sailor Mr Thomas hit a "four-inch" pothole which was hidden by a puddle while out cycling near his home in Barry.

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BBC (web)
 
   
Christian Coleman, Brianna McNeal Lead 1-2-3-4 Finishes For Team USA At Rabat Diamond League Stop
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-07-14 kl. 00:59     504 words
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, 6:04 p.m. (ET) Christian Coleman celebrates his win in the 100-meter at the IAAF Diamond League on July 13, 2018 in Rabat, Morocco. It was a top-four sweep for the U.S.

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Asian cities working towards a greener scenario
 
 Business Times Singapore     2018-07-14 kl. 00:59     787 words
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- 5:50 AM Singapore I GREW up in a coal-mining family in Lancashire in the UK.

Buses powered by hydrogen fuel-cells already run in Tokyo and the government aims to use the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in 2020 to showcase hydrogen technology in its athletes' village.
 
   
U.S. PNT Roster Set for 2018 Para 7-a-side Invitational
 
 U.S. Soccer Federation     2018-07-14 kl. 00:36     382 words
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) – U.S. Para 7-a-side National Team head coach Stuart Sharp called in 20 players for the 2018 Par 7-a-side Invitational, which will take place July 19-21 at the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif.

The U.S. Paralympic National Team will open the tournament on July 19 against Australia and will have a rest day before facing Canada on July 21.... Paralympic National Team and their tournament preparation is available on Twitter @ussoccer_pnt.
 
   
WSU’s Wampler to join Team USA in Brazil
 
 Fairborn Daily Herald     2018-07-14 kl. 00:28     396 words
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FAIRBORN — Bill Wampler, a junior for the Wright State University men’s basketball team, will be one of 10 players who will represent the United States at the upcoming FISU America Games in São Paulo, Brazil.

The US-IUSF, which is the official governing body for the United States in all FISU events, fields teams in 10 able-bodied sports and three Paralympic sports. “This will be a tremendous opportunity for Bill to play in a high-level tournament
 
   
Alcott to make Wimbledon debut
 
 Tennis Australia     2018-07-14 kl. 00:19     633 words
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Dylan Alcott will take part in the first ever quad wheelchair tennis match at Wimbledon when he partners South Africa's Lucas Sithole in an exhibition doubles event.

I think I look sexy in the whites, I normally wear my Melbourne black (laughter).” Alcott has been accompanied in London by good friend and frequent doubles partner Heath Davidson, with whom he won quad doubles gold at the Rio 2016 Paralympics.
 
   
Headon medals, sets new record at IWAS Youth World Games
 
 Rochelle News-Leader     2018-07-13 kl. 23:58     393 words
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Aubrey Headon had an opportunity to set the world record for T-35 athletes in the long jump at the 2018 IWAS Youth World Games in Athlone, Ireland this past week.

Paralympic athlete returned to action on July 4, and while she was unable to reach the world record mark, she won the gold medal with a leap of 2.56 meters, breaking her own record and setting a new Americas (North, Central and South) record.
 
   
Home crowd give Reid and Hewett Wimbledon advantage
 
 Eurosport     2018-07-13 kl. 23:18     493 words
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Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid rode Wimbledon's Big Dipper to book their shot at a third straight men's wheelchair doubles title in rollercoaster fashion.

And that's extra motivation, as Olsson beat Hewett 6-2, 6-4 in the singles semi-finals earlier in the day, while Gerard took down Paralympic champion Reid in the quarter-finals.

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British Paralympic Association (web)
 
   
Amid Sex Abuse Crisis, USOC Hires Another Marketing Guru
 
 Deadspin     2018-07-13 kl. 23:06     452 words
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New USOC CEO Sarah Hirshland in 2016Photo: Sam Greenwood ( Getty ) The U.S. Olympic Committee announced its new CEO yesterday—Sarah Hirshland. She previously was an executive with the U.S.

The WSJ reported that the USOC and LA28 “are forming a joint venture that will control U.S.-related Olympic and and Paralympic sponsorship rights from 2021-2028.” It is expected to start selling next year.
 
   
Aerie features models with Down Syndrome, insulin pumps in new lingerie ads
 
 Today.com     2018-07-13 kl. 22:22     983 words
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Subscribe to our newsletter. SUBSCRIBE Dear Aerie: Thanks for showing, once again , that real beauty doesn't fit in a box.

One of Henderson's fellow models was Chelsea Werner , a Paralympic gymnast who has down syndrome.

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Today.com (web)
 
   
Dwayne Johnson Was Tested In 'Skyscraper' By A Paralympian
 
 NewsR.in     2018-07-13 kl. 22:21     24 words
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Dwayne Johnson, Rawson Marshall Thurber, Neve Campbell, Beau Flynn and Hiram Garcia talk about real heroes like Jeff Glasbrenner for motivation to create 'Skyscraper'.

Dwayne Johnson Was Tested In 'Skyscraper' By A Paralympian.
 
   
After Second-Longest Grand Slam Match Ever, John Isner Falls Just Short Of Wimbledon Final
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-07-13 kl. 21:51     400 words
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, 3:12 p.m. (ET) John Isner plays the ball in his semifinal match at Wimbledon on July 13, 2018 in London. In one of the most epic matches in Wimbledon history, John Isner’s run at this year’s tournament ended in disappointment.

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Niav Owens flying the Hunter flag for female sports broadcasters
 
 Newcastle Herald     2018-07-13 kl. 21:49     1262 words
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EVERYONE who lived in Newcastle and the Hunter Valley during the 2007 Pasha Bulker Storm knows where they were when they heard that the 40,000-tonne Panamanian carrier had ran aground on Nobby’s Beach.

was selected each year and I got that in 2012 and did that for 12 months and absolutely loved it and got to cover lots of different sports and the Paralympics and W-League and the Shute Shield rugby in Sydney. “It really started me down the
 
   
NSX SILVER : Provides Update on Proposed Acquisition of 41 Noel Avenue
 
 4 Traders     2018-07-13 kl. 21:39     3318 words
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Bedford, Nova Scotia (FSCwire) - NSX Silver Inc. (the “Company” or “NSX”) (TSX.V: NSY.H) is pleased to provide further updates on its previously announced transaction (the “Transaction”) with Village View No.

Mr. Turner was Board Chair of Pure Industrial REIT (TSX:AAR.UN); Director and Audit Committee Chair of the Organizing Committee of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC); Board Chair of the Insurance Corporation of BC; Board

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Stockwatch (web) - Filing Services Canada (web)
 
   
John Boyega, Star Wars Hero, Stays Up Too Late Watching The Affair July 12, 2018 8:00 am
 
 Wmagazine.com     2018-07-13 kl. 21:19     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...
 
   
7 Things You Didn’t Know About Prince Harry’s Career Before Meghan Markle
 
 Wall St. Cheat Sheet     2018-07-13 kl. 21:12     956 words
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Before Prince Harry and Meghan Markle got married, the younger son of Prince Charles and Princess Diana had a long career in the British military. That career even took him to Afghanistan with the British Army.

Harry created the Invictus Games, a Paralympic-style event for injured service members, after he returned home from Afghanistan.
 
   
Gazan football team brings together players with amputated limbs
 
 The Observers     2018-07-13 kl. 20:14     1134 words
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While football fans across the globe are gearing up to watch the final of the World Cup this Sunday, the uniting power of the sport is also visible on a pitch in the Gaza Strip.

This team exists because of Fouad Abou Gahlyoun, who is part of the Gazan paralympic committee.... The Palestinian Territories have participated in the Paralympic Games since 2000.
 
   
Oman Paralympic team feted for Tunisia performace
 
 Oman Observer     2018-07-13 kl. 20:11     407 words
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MUSCAT: Eshraqa, Khimji Ramdas’ Social Development Arm and Oman Paralympic Committee, hosted a ceremony to welcome back the Oman Paralympic National Team who represented the Sultanate in Tunis World Para Athletes Grand Prix Series 2018.

Oman Paralympic team feted for Tunisia performace.... MUSCAT: Eshraqa, Khimji Ramdas’ Social Development Arm and Oman Paralympic Committee, hosted a ceremony to welcome back the Oman Paralympic National Team who represented the Sultanate in Tunis World...
 
   
Warriors legend Ruben Wiki speaks on domestic violence in bid to get punters to Warriors game
 
 New Zealand Herald     2018-07-13 kl. 19:38     871 words
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Ruben Wiki was known as "Jake the Muss" on the field during his record breaking league career. But Wiki says there is nothing tough about being a domestic abuser.

The other charities are KidsCan, Paralympics New Zealand and Ronald McDonald House Charities.
 
   
Aisle Talk Week Of July 9
 
 SGB Media     2018-07-13 kl. 19:21     970 words
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Fabletics announced plans to add more than 75 new doors, bringing the brand to a total of 100 locations as well as a number of new hires to support growth.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced Asics as an official supplier until the end of 2020 in an agreement that will benefit a number of Para athletes and developing National Paralympic Committees (NPCs).
 
   
Sources: Hirshland Was Not USOC's First Choice For CEO
 
 Street & Smith's SportsBusiness     2018-07-13 kl. 18:50     277 words
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The USOC’s search for a new CEO was challenging and the BOD approached at least two others about taking the job before landing USGA Chief Commercial Officer Sarah Hirshland, sources said.

the history of the Olympics and Paralympics,” Hirshland said.Ben Fischer.
 
   
La Plata High School, Smallwood Village swimmer Sapp successful at 2018 Paralympics
 
 SoMdNews.com     2018-07-13 kl. 18:43     623 words
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During the midst of his summer swim season in the Prince-Mont Swim League, Smallwood Village swimmer and rising La Plata High School junior Lawrence Sapp is already eyeing his trip later this month to compete in the Paralympics in Australia.

La Plata High School, Smallwood Village swimmer Sapp successful at 2018 Paralympics.... During the midst of his summer swim season in the Prince-Mont Swim League, Smallwood Village swimmer and rising La Plata High School junior Lawrence Sapp is already eyeing his trip later this month to compete in the Paralympics...
 
   
Paralympic gold medallist inspires aviation pupils in Bristol
 
 South West Business     2018-07-13 kl. 17:35     368 words
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Paralympic champion Andy Lewis was the guest of honour at a graduation ceremony for Bristol school pupils taking part in an Airbus learning progamme.

Paralympic gold medallist inspires aviation pupils in Bristol.... Paralympic champion Andy Lewis was the guest of honour at a graduation ceremony for Bristol school pupils taking part in an Airbus learning progamme.The children, from Bristol Metropolitan...
 
   
Cockroft leads GB squad at Europeans
 
 BBC     2018-07-13 kl. 17:23     162 words
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Five-time Paralympic champion Hannah Cockroft will lead a 52-strong British squad at next month's World Para-athletics European Championships.

Five-time Paralympic champion Hannah Cockroft will lead a 52-strong British squad at next month's World Para-athletics European Championships.The 25-year-old - twice a European champion - is one of seven gold medallists from last year's World
 
   
Netherlands 2018: Hosts seek return to glory days
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-07-13 kl. 17:18     525 words
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Sitting volleyball player Elvira Stinissen motivated after bronze at 2017 Europeans The Dutch women’s team has an opportunity to return to the

And as for the third one I am very proud of how we as Netherlands and especially our federation organises this tournament.” After a sixth-place finish at the Rio 2016 Paralympics, Stinissen hopes to improve for Tokyo 2020. “The team dreams
 
   
007 CENTRE OPENED IN SÖLDEN
 
 PlanetSKI     2018-07-13 kl. 17:14     820 words
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EUROSTAR SKI TRAIN TICKETS GO ON SALE NEXT WEEK - The numbers remain smalll but more skiers and... DRY SKI SLOPE SAVED - One of the UK's oldest dry ski slopes has been saved...

PYEONGCHANG PARALYMPIANS PRAISED BY PIPPA -
 
   
Para Powerlifting Federation seeks sponsorship to host world championships
 
 EagleOnline.com.ng     2018-07-13 kl. 16:33     183 words
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After securing a bid to host the 2019 World Para Powerlifting Championships in Lagos, the Nigeria Para Powerlifting Federation is appealing for sponsors to execute a successful event.

Paralympic Committee, had on Thursday confirmed Nigeria’s bid to the President of NPPF, Queen Uboh.

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Charlotte Church and Katie Price to guest edit Woman's Hour
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2018-07-13 kl. 16:25     105 words
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The TV personality Katie Price and the singer-songwriter Charlotte Church will be among the next guest editors of BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour.

The TV personality Katie Price and the singer-songwriter Charlotte Church will be among the next guest editors of BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour.The pair join the ranks of women including JK Rowling, Angelina Jolie, Mary Berry and the Paralympics
 
   
Sumo: Hakuho withdraws from Nagoya tourney with knee injury
 
 Japan Herald     2018-07-13 kl. 16:23     458 words
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Yokozuna Hakuho, who was seeking to extend his record championship haul to 41, pulled out of the ongoing Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament on Wednesday due to a right knee injury.

(Jiji) The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics says it plans to sell tickets for children, senior citizens and people with disabilities for 2020 yen, or about 18 dollars.
 
   
Tokyo Olympic torch relay to start in Fukushima on March 26, 2020
 
 Japan Herald     2018-07-13 kl. 16:23     532 words
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The torch relay for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will start in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, on March 26 of that year, the organizing committee of the games announced on Thursday.

Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Japanese government and the Tokyo metropolitan government.
 
   
The weekend rundown
 
 Pique News Magazine     2018-07-13 kl. 16:12     1118 words
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Bust out your sunscreen and reusable water bottles, because this weekend's forecast is calling for clear, sunny skies and scorching temperatures.

Individuals and four-person relay teams will race from the bottom to the top of the ski jump constructed for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, tackling a challenging 400 vertical metre-elevation gain and 35 degree slope in the process.
 
   
How I Got into Para athletics: Johannes Floors
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-07-13 kl. 16:08     682 words
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Get to know the German sprinter before he goes for gold at August's Berlin European Championships When Germany’s Johannes Floors was 16-years-old he chose to have both his lower legs amputated below the knee.

400m T44 . The following year brought Floors further success – three gold medals and a bronze at the Grosseto European Championships, and relay gold at the Rio Paralympic Games .
 
   
DREAM Adaptive celebrates 10th summer of watersports program
 
 Bigfork Eagle     2018-07-13 kl. 15:50     760 words
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Robin Idol has lived with a degenerative disease for two decades, but she has not let it keep her from living the life she desires.

Paralympics before making her way to the valley with her husband less than two years ago. “I felt the calling to work in adaptive sports and I believe everyone with a disability should have an opportunity to participate in outdoors
 
   
Kendall Gretsch transitions back to triathlon
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-07-13 kl. 15:27     518 words
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PyeongChang 2018 champion opens season at Magog World Cup After winning two gold medals at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games , the

PyeongChang 2018 champion opens season at Magog World Cup After winning two gold medals at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games , the. ...USA’s Kendall Gretsch is gearing up for her season debut at the International Triathlon Union (ITU)
 
   
Tokyo 2020 sets high carbon-free renewable energy goals
 
 Hydrogen Fuel News     2018-07-13 kl. 15:24     377 words
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For more hydrogen fuel cell news articles. Share on Tumblr The next Olympic Games host city is focusing on green technology and sustainability.

Share on Tumblr The next Olympic Games host city is focusing on green technology and sustainability.The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games is making every effort to reduce carbon emissions during the preparation for the
 
   
Petersmeyer Joins the Louisville Track and Field Staff
 
 Louisville Athletics     2018-07-13 kl. 15:04     948 words
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Jeff Petersmeyer has been named an assistant track coach at the University of Louisville, head coach Dale Cowper announced on Friday.  Petersmeyer will replace Joe Walker, Jr. as the jumps coach for the Cardinals.

Most recently, he coached Roderick Townsend to a pair of gold medals in the long jump and high jump at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.... Townsend also set a new International Paralympics Committee (IPC) world record in the high jump.

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Louisville Athletics (web)
 
   
Remap Awards 2018
 
 Able Magazine     2018-07-13 kl. 14:37     431 words
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Remap is a national charity that works through local groups of skilled volunteers to provide tailor-made equipment solutions that help people carry out essential daily tasks as well as other activities that would otherwise be impossible.

The awards were presented by Invictus Champion, Paralympian – and engineer, Dave Henson, who said: “I am blown away by the ingenuity of Remap’s engineers.
 
   
Longford swimmer set for European Paralympics bow
 
 Longford Leader     2018-07-13 kl. 14:24     190 words
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Longford's Patrick Flanagan will represent Team Ireland at the European Para Swimming Championships which take place at the Sport Ireland National Aquatic Centre from August 13 -19.

Longford swimmer set for European Paralympics bow.... Longford's Patrick Flanagan will represent Team Ireland at the European Para Swimming Championships which take place at the Sport Ireland National Aquatic Centre from August 13 -19.Paralympics Ireland...
 
   
Health and Wellbeing - Sporting volunteer experiences kindle happiness
 
 Shaw Trust     2018-07-13 kl. 14:13     506 words
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My first experience of volunteering - I seemed to just fall into it without really realising.

My next experience of volunteering was when I was extremely privileged to be selected to volunteer as a Physiotherapist at the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games.... At the Paralympics I was trackside in the Olympic stadium again providing...
 
   
Atos launches the most comprehensive Artificial Intelligence software suite available on the market to simplify and accelerate adoption of AI
 
 Core Sector Communique     2018-07-13 kl. 14:09     657 words
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Previous Post India, July 12, 2018 – Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announces Atos Codex AI Suite, the most

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.
 
   
Madrid 2018: Blind football debutants impress
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-07-13 kl. 13:46     447 words
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Six countries showed strong potential at World Championships Brazil remained under the spotlight after winning their fifth International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football World Championships in Madrid, Spain, last June.

Iran. The Paralympic silver medallists finished third in the ‘Group of Death’ against respective American champions and bronze medallists Argentina and Colombia, and London 2012 silver medallists France.... The International Paralympic Committee suspended the Russian Paralympic...
 
   
Lancaster girl without legs goes viral for her 'Warrior Queen' photo shoot
 
 NBC4 Columbus     2018-07-13 kl. 13:01     540 words
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LANCASTER, OH (WCMH) -- An 8-year-old girl from Lancaster has become an online sensation after photos of her as a “Warrior Queen” have gone viral.

After her pictures when viral, Maree and her mom found a lot of people with the same disability and now she is set to meet with a Paralympic swimmer this summer where she will learn how to swim.Hattie Hawks.

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Dublin 2018: Ellen Keane wants Euros to change Ireland
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-07-13 kl. 12:36     583 words
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Rio 2016 medallist excited for the competition to start in a month's time In a month’s time Ellen Kean’s daily routine will have a major change. She will still be in her hometown and she will go swimming in the same place as every day.

Keane took Ireland’s only Para swimming medal at the Rio 2016 Paralympics finishing third in the women’s 100m breaststroke SB8 .... When London hosted the Paralympic Games it was such a big movement for Para sports in the UK.
 
   
Serena Williams is serving up the mother of all Wimbledon comebacks
 
 Bailiwick Express     2018-07-13 kl. 12:25     580 words
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The seven-time singles champion is back in another final. Serena Williams will bid for an eighth Wimbledon singles title on Saturday and has powered back to the top of tennis barely 10 months after becoming a mother.

Louisa celebrates with her mother after Sarah Storey added another gold medal to the collection (Andrew Matthews/PA) Storey had won 11 Paralympic gold medals when she gave birth to her daughter Louisa Marie in 2013.... The following year she won four para-cycling world titles before she became Britain’s most successful female Paralympian...

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Lancaster Bulldogs Secure Funding Boost As Part Of Law Firm’s Disability Sport Initiative
 
 Irwin Mitchell     2018-07-13 kl. 12:23     436 words
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A wheelchair basketball team in Lancaster have received a funding boost from Irwin Mitchell as part of the national law firm’s continuing campaign to promote the physical and psychological benefits of participating in disability sport.

The campaign is backed by multiple gold medal-winning Paralympian Hannah Cockroft MBE.
 
   
Para Ice Hockey Champions Go Undefeated To Retain Title
 
 Irwin Mitchell     2018-07-13 kl. 12:23     567 words
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The British Para Ice Hockey champions and Irwin Mitchell sponsored, The Kingston Kestrels, have defended their league title by continuing to go undefeated to secure the title with two games to go.

The British Para Ice Hockey champions and Irwin Mitchell sponsored, The Kingston Kestrels, have defended their league title by continuing to go undefeated to secure the title with two games to go.Para Ice Hockey, a Paralympic...
 
   
Teenager nearly died after headaches led to emergency brain surgery - but he's now defying the odds
 
 Hull Daily Mail     2018-07-13 kl. 12:06     525 words
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A paralysed Hull teenager who nearly died just a few months ago is defying medical odds to compete in a gruelling challenge to make his dreams come true. Kalem Bennett, 13, was born with spina bifida and hydrocephalus - a build up of water on the brain.

"My goal is to one day compete in the Paralympics when I am in the racing events.

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Sefton Sports Awards 2018
 
 Q Local Southport     2018-07-13 kl. 11:03     453 words
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Southport Theatre and Convention Centre was filled with Sefton’s sporting stars and unsung heroes last night (Wednesday, July 11) as Sefton Council celebrated its 18th annual Sefton Sports Awards.

His passion for swimming has encouraged his students to compete regionally and nationally, with one talented student going on to swim for Team GB in the Paralympics.
 
   
HAVERING TALENTED 30 16 minutes ago
 
 Havering     2018-07-13 kl. 10:33     2197 words
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Thirty of Havering’s most gifted young people received recognition for their talents in a range of cultural and sporting activities at the 2018 Havering Talented 30 awards evening at myplace Youth Centre in Harold Hill on Monday 9 July.

Kieran has won many disability athletics titles including gold (whilst still a junior) in the mile at the prestigious England Athletics Senior Disability Championships.

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Para-Badminton Players Hope that ‘Zero’ will Change Perception
 
 Yahoo! News     2018-07-13 kl. 10:05     330 words
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Mark Dharmai and Disha Pandya, both badminton players with dwarfism, hope Shah Rukh Khan’s Zero — which features the superstar as a vertically challenged man — changes the perception about those facing the medical condition.

Here's what the national Paralympic badminton players, Mark and Disha have to say about challenges.
 
   
Aerie Quietly Overhauls Its Website To Star Models With Vitiligo, Diabetes, More
 
 TAXI     2018-07-13 kl. 09:53     510 words
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Images via Aerie Since the dawn of the advertising industry, females have been made to feel less than a woman. Although this comes belatedly, brands are now stepping up to embrace authentic beauty , as opposed to showcasing airbrushed models.

A cancer survivor, down syndrome paralympian, me, and fibromyalgia (+ body hair).

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Prince Harry stars in new Invictus Game video to celebrate 100 days until the event
 
 NowToLove.com.au     2018-07-13 kl. 09:49     351 words
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The Invictus Games is just days away! Well, 100 days -but hey, we're still very excited.

Former military man Prince Harry launched the Paralympics-style event for wounded servicemen and women back in 2014 and it has since become a global attraction.

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Tokyo 2020 Begins Mascot Licensing...
 
 Around The Rings     2018-07-13 kl. 09:49     436 words
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(ATR) Tokyo 2020 mascots will be available for purchase in Japan after being shown to the public for the first time, organizers said.

on sale on July 22, 65 Olympic mascot items and 64 of the Paralympic mascot.... Products featuring the Paralympic mascot (Tokyo 2020) The mascots will be presented to the public on July 22 at the Hibiya Midtown shopping complex.

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Festival of table tennis returns to Milton Keynes this summer
 
 MKFM 106.3     2018-07-13 kl. 09:37     333 words
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Image Credit: Destination MK The world’s biggest free street table tennis festival is to return to Milton Keynes this summer, on a mission to bring ping-pong to the people.

McKibben, Paralympic medallist from London 2012 and Rio 2016.

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Tokyo 2020 torch relay plan draws attention to areas hit by March 2011 disasters
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2018-07-13 kl. 09:21     720 words
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With the starting point for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games torch relay set to begin in Fukushima Prefecture, which was hit hard by the

With the starting point for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games torch relay set to begin in Fukushima Prefecture, which was hit hard by the. ...March 2011 quake, tsunami and nuclear disaster, anticipation is growing in the prefecture and
 
   
Tayla Clement finds her niche
 
 New Zealand Herald     2018-07-13 kl. 08:59     1309 words
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Seldom does an athlete progress from complete novice to world number one inside six months but that is the remarkable journey enjoyed by Tayla Clement.

However, after receiving the news the F43/44 shot put has been removed from the programme for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, it has led to a re-think in strategy.... "I was really upset at hearing the news (about the F43/F44 shot being removed from the programme) so that is why I have been training more for the discus (which is on the Paralympic...

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