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Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté lanserar mästerskapskalender
 
 MyNewsdesk     2018-07-18 kl. 08:00     92 words
 
Pressmeddelande * Jul 18, 2018 08:00 CEST Maja Reichard efter sitt silver på 50 meter frisim i Paralympics 2016.

Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté lanserar mästerskapskalender.... Pressmeddelande * Jul 18, 2018 08:00 CEST Maja Reichard efter sitt silver på 50 meter frisim i Paralympics 2016.Foto:... Karl Nilsson. Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté lanserar nu en helt ny...
 
   
Gothia Cup: "Vi åker hit för att vinna alltihop"
 
 Eskilstuna-Kuriren     2018-07-18 kl. 04:30     244 words
 
Med två raka segrar och 10-2 i målskillnad har Gothia Cup inletts på bästa sätt för BK Sport Mix Parasport. Under tisdagen gick det sista Eskilstunalaget in i turneringen.

Med två raka segrar och 10-2 i målskillnad har Gothia Cup inletts på bästa sätt för BK Sport Mix Parasport.... Image-text: BK Sport Mix Parasport har inlett Gothia Cup på ett imponerande sätt.Jon Alexandersson.
 
   
Usain Bolt på väg att provspela i Australien
 
 Dagens Nyheter - Login     2018-07-18 kl. 00:00     550 words
 
Usain Bolts dröm kan vara på väg att slå in - i Australien. I augusti ska ja...

Usain Bolts dröm kan vara på väg att slå in - i Australien. I augusti ska ja...
 
   
Lokala framgångar i parasport
 
 Södermanlands Nyheter     2018-07-17 kl. 20:40     71 words
 
Den gångna helgen arrangerades en internationell Race Running-tävling i Köpenhamn. För två lokala paraidrottare gick det riktigt bra. Sofia Ahonen och Wiktor Hanssen, från Råby Rekarne Friidrott, vann tillsammans fem medaljer.

Lokala framgångar i parasport.
 
   
Paralympiern har varit sängliggande i 110 dagar
 
 Aftonbladet     2018-07-17 kl. 12:51     326 words
 
Trycksåret som Ronny Persson drabbades av har gjort att han varit sängliggande i 110 dagar. Än är det dock inte över. Paralympiern beräknas förbli liggande i ytterligare 100 dagar.

Paralympiern har varit sängliggande i 110 dagar.... Paralympiern beräknas förbli liggande i ytterligare 100 dagar.-... I mars var Ronny Persson, 51, fanbärare för Sverige i Paralympics.... Paralympiern har nu spenderat mer än 100 dagar till sängs, vilket han...
 
   
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The History Boys: How the quads paved the way for future generations
 
 Sky Sports     2018-07-18 kl. 08:34     1289 words
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David Wagner and Andy Lapthorne celebrate their Wimbledon triumph Wimbledon was where Britain's Andy Lapthorne's love of tennis began and this year

Australia's Dylan Alcott is a Paralympic gold medallist and multiple Grand Slam winner, but when he's not playing, he is working on helping young disabled people achieve their dreams through the Dylan Alcott Foundation while also working as a

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Steel Demand Prospects for the Second Quarter of FY2018 (July-September 2018)?July 09, 2018?
 
 Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry     2018-07-18 kl. 07:59     528 words
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Total steel demand for the second quarter of FY 2018 (July-September 2018) is estimated to be 23.75 million tons, remaining flat on a year-on-year basis, i.e., an increase of 0.7%, and an increase of 2.8% from the previous quarter.

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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson under fire for playing an amputee in new movie
 
 TheFix - Nine.com.au     2018-07-18 kl. 07:10     236 words
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By Áine Ryan 32 minutes ago Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has been criticised for playing an amputee in his new film, Skyscraper .

By Áine Ryan 32 minutes ago Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has been criticised for playing an amputee in his new film, Skyscraper .On Monday, Katy Sullivan -- a Paralympian actress -- wrote an open letter addressed to the actor and asked him to "stop
 
   
Guyanese sprinter to be part of Elite Sport and Culture Week
 
 Advertiser-Tribune     2018-07-18 kl. 06:56     666 words
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Olympic sprinter Aliann Pompey is to be among the 15-20 athletes and coaches, including Olympians and Paralympians, who will be in Tiffin Oct.

Olympic sprinter Aliann Pompey is to be among the 15-20 athletes and coaches, including Olympians and Paralympians, who will be in Tiffin Oct.23-25 for Elite Sport and Culture Week hosted by Tiffin University, Mercy Health – Tiffin Hospital and
 
   
Japanese Firm Boosts Kenya With Equipment For Girls
 
 AfricaNewsCircle.com     2018-07-18 kl. 06:24     644 words
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in Featured , Sports The efforts to lift the fortune of table tennis among girls received a boost in Kenya as a Japanese firm – San Ei Corporation donated 50 tables on July 14, 2018.

the media officer of Kenya Table Tennis Association(KTTA), Charity Muturi, the donation is part of the initiative that seeks to have more girls play table tennis as the legacy for both the Tokyo, 2020 Olympics and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Swimmers’ talents showcased at Sydney event
 
 Wauchope Gazette     2018-07-18 kl. 06:17     416 words
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Members from Laurieton Swimming Club have made the community proud, after their exceptional performances at the NSW Country Championships.  The event takes in swimmers from all over the state with the exception of the Sydney Metropolitan Area.

Taylor Corry swam for Trinity Lismore and is a paralympian from London.
 
   
Hope Inc. now hosts Track and Field athletes
 
 WDAY     2018-07-18 kl. 05:50     405 words
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But to make it work, they needed some mentors and some eager kids. On this warm July evening in Moorhead the inspiration is rolling much more than the perspiration.

Wheelchair athlete Jeff Muralt has been in countless marathons, and Paralympic games.... But now the paralympian and competitive athlete is mentoring these kids, "There is no limits to what they can do, they grow in strength and confidence.
 
   
Title on the line for Roller Hawks
 
 Illawarra Mercury     2018-07-18 kl. 05:37     275 words
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After being held to their lowest total of the season by Queensland, the Wollongong Roller Hawks must find a way to turn it around when the finals begin in Brisbane this weekend.

Five time Paralympian Brad Ness continues to be a force, averaging 16.7 points and over 10 rebounds per game while Jannik Blair is another player the Roller Hawks are wary of. “We know exactly what they’re going to do, it’s just a matter
 
   
Olympic venue construction sites shown to media
 
 Worldnews EasyBranches     2018-07-18 kl. 05:29     218 words
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The Tokyo Metropolitan Government invited the media to observe the construction sites for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics venues on Tuesday, 2 years ahead of the games' opening.

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government invited the media to observe the construction sites for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics venues on Tuesday, 2 years ahead of the games' opening.The sites for 4 new venues and the athletes' village were included in
 
   
USWNT Honored as 2018 Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year
 
 USA Hockey     2018-07-18 kl. 05:16     285 words
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At the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, the U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team defeated Canada, 3-2, in a shootout to win the gold medal.

Paralympic Sled Hockey Team  is also nominated for the second time in his career for the Best Male Athlete with a Disability ESPY . . .
 
   
Mount app helps âdropâ brand new car for charity
 
 Sun Live     2018-07-18 kl. 04:25     568 words
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Mount Maunganui tech company DROPIT will embark on a New Zealand first this weekend when it drops the retail price of a brand new Suzuki Vitara Turbo to zero at a Vodafone Warriors match.

Warriors’ highly-anticipated round 19 clash against the Melbourne Storm in support of charity partners KidsCan, Paralympics New Zealand, Ronald McDonald House Charities and Shine.

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Tri-Town natives Chandler, Winsper bring home five medals from international competition
 
 Dartmouth & Westport Chronicle     2018-07-18 kl. 03:43     633 words
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@LaurieLosSCT Mikayla Chandler had participated in two other international competitions, but earlier this month was the first time the Old Rochester senior got to represent the United States. “Getting to represent the U.S.

“What I’m focused on now is finding a school,” she said, adding that she also has her sights set on qualifying for the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo. “That’s the goal.... I liked that I was part of a team.” Winsper is looking forward to his final two years at Bridgewater State University and hopes he can improve enough to qualify for the 2020 Paralympics...
 
   
Topeka native Dan Cnossen to attend ESPY Awards
 
 Topeka Capital-Journal     2018-07-18 kl. 03:29     556 words
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Topeka native Dan Cnossen is heading to Los Angeles Wednesday to celebrate his athletic achievements including a gold medal win at the Paralymic Winter Games.

"In just nine years he has become highly successful Paralympic athlete.... "I’m most looking forward to seeing some of the athletic stars.” Cnossen is a graduate student at Harvard University and training for the Paralympics in 2022.
 
   
Lingerie Brand Praised For Using Models With A Variety Of Medical Conditions
 
 B&T Online     2018-07-18 kl. 03:25     193 words
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US lingerie brand Aerie is landing itself plenty of platitudes after its latest campaign featured a number of models with disabilities and medical issues.

range of disabilities that include one with her colostomy bag on show, another with diabetes, an arm crutch, the skin disease vitiligo, a down syndrome Paralympian and a cancer survivor for good measure.
 
   
Youth Challenge, Avon Lake soccer team celebrate Paralympics: West Shore Chatter
 
 Cleveland.com     2018-07-18 kl. 03:22     1100 words
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WESTLAKE, Ohio - Participants and volunteers from Youth Challenge in Westlake and the Avon Lake High School boys soccer team joined together on June 28 at ALHS to celebrate the Paralympics.

Youth Challenge, Avon Lake soccer team celebrate Paralympics:... West Shore Chatter. WESTLAKE, Ohio - Participants and volunteers from Youth Challenge in Westlake and the Avon Lake High School boys soccer team joined together on June 28 at ALHS to celebrate the Paralympics...
 
   
Achilles International: Maryland receives donation from Ocean Pines
 
 Sussex Countian     2018-07-18 kl. 03:15     178 words
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Tuesday Jul 17, 2018 at 9:00 PM Ocean Pines-based organization Achilles International — Maryland received a $750 donation by the Ocean Pines

Pines — were the first disabled athletes to compete in the annual 5K race.
 
   
Dylan Alcott recounts hilarious run-in with naked Roger Federer 7Sport
 
 Yahoo! 7 Sport     2018-07-18 kl. 03:10     495 words
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Aussie wheelchair tennis champ Dylan Alcott has revealed the first time he ever met Roger Federer, his hero was completely naked.

After winning a gold medal in wheelchair basketball at the 2008 Paralympics, he switched his focus to tennis, winning two more gold medals at Rio 2016.

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Royal Exchange Young Company: The Tempest at Abraham Moss School
 
 CreativeTourist.com     2018-07-18 kl. 02:18     303 words
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The Tempest at Abraham Moss School at Abraham Moss School , Manchester, 15–18 August 2018, from £11.00 - Book now This August the Royal Exchange Theatre ’s award-winning Young Company present a new version of Shakespeare’s  The Tempest .

Directed by Nickie Miles-Wildin, whose own version of Miranda was seen at the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympics opposite Ian McKellen’s Prospero, makes her Royal Exchange directing debut with this unique Royal Exchange Young

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Tampa native up for ESPYS award
 
 ABC Action News     2018-07-18 kl. 02:14     77 words
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TAMPA, Fla. — A Tampa native is hoping to come home a winner from Wednesday night's ESPYS Awards. Declan Farmer is up for the award for "Best Male Athlete with a Disability.

Farmer is an ice sledge hockey player and at only 20-years-old, a Paralympic gold medalist.
 
   
Timing tight for Calgary’s Winter Olympics plebiscite set for November
 
 Global News Canada     2018-07-18 kl. 02:08     363 words
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There is a concern that the public may not have enough time to go over the financial information surrounding a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics before a November plebiscite.

There is a concern that the public may not have enough time to go over the financial information surrounding a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics before a November plebiscite.Calgary city council’s 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Assessment

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Mixed day for home players on opening day of British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-07-18 kl. 02:07     333 words
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The 2018 British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships began in Nottingham today with quad singles players battling it out for quarter-final places at the Nottingham Tennis Centre.

Elsewhere in the singles, local Nottinghamshire hope James Shaw and Britain's Rio 2016 Paralympian Antony Cotterill both lost, with Shaw falling to Japan’s Shota Kawano 7-5, 7-5.
 
   
Dwayne Johnson slammed for playing Skyscraper amputee
 
 Hollywood.com     2018-07-18 kl. 00:22     501 words
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Action man Dwayne Johnson has come under fire for failing to cast a real amputee as the star of his new blockbuster Skyscraper.

terrorists. Sawyer uses a prosthetic leg to continue working in security after a mission-gone-wrong, and although actor/producer Dwayne and writer/director Rawson Thurber recruited a real-life amputee hero as an advisor onset, actress and Paralympic...

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Usain Bolt på väg att provspela i Australien
 
 Dagens Nyheter - Login     2018-07-18 kl. 00:00     550 words
 
Usain Bolts dröm kan vara på väg att slå in - i Australien. I augusti ska ja...

Usain Bolts dröm kan vara på väg att slå in - i Australien. I augusti ska ja...
 
   
ESPYS Parties 2018: Snoop Dogg, Chloe Kim Kick Off Biggest Week in Sports (Updating Photos)
 
 The Wrap     2018-07-17 kl. 23:57     441 words
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ESPN The 2018 ESPYS take place live on Wednesday from the Microsoft Theater but ESPN's annual awards extravaganza has turned into a week-long

Getty. Paralympic snowboarder and former "Dancing With the Stars" contestant Amy Purdy was honored with the Inspirational Athlete Award, telling TheWrap that "so many people don’t even know they have diabetes so I think this is an incredible cause...
 
   
Dog With ‘Two Left Feet’ Will Charm Your Socks Off
 
 PETA     2018-07-17 kl. 23:34     280 words
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The woman took one look at Evelyn’s deformed foot and knew that the little dog had no chance of surviving on her own.

The deformity doesn’t seem to cause the cheerful chow mix any discomfort, and like Paralympians who have triumphed over adversity, she hasn’t let a little thing like a deformed foot slow her down.

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Kaleo Kanahele Maclay Channels Her Inner Beyoncé To Balance Motherhood And Volleyball
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-07-17 kl. 22:55     756 words
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, 12:54 p.m. (ET) Kaleo Kanahele Maclay prepares to serve at the Paralympic Games Rio 2016.

(ET) Kaleo Kanahele Maclay prepares to serve at the Paralympic Games Rio 2016.Two-time Paralympic...
 
   
Swimsuit model praised for breastfeeding daughter on Sports Illustrated catwalk
 
 Jackfm.co.uk     2018-07-17 kl. 22:12     606 words
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A new mother has won plaudits for modelling on a catwalk while breastfeeding her five-month-old daughter.

Ms Martin was joined by other unique models, including a paralympian who wore a prosthetic leg....line is anymore?" Two-time Paralympic gold medallist Brenna Huckby also walked the Miami Swim Week, with her prosthetic.... She was the first Paralympian...

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Swimsuit model breastfeeds daughter on catwalk
 
 Sky News     2018-07-17 kl. 22:03     606 words
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A new mother has won plaudits for modelling on a catwalk while breastfeeding her five-month-old daughter.

Ms Martin was joined by other unique models, including a paralympian who wore a prosthetic leg....line is anymore?" Two-time Paralympic gold medallist Brenna Huckby also walked the Miami Swim Week, with her prosthetic.... She was the first Paralympian...

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Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024 sports programmes headline IOC Executive Board meeting
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-07-17 kl. 21:52     703 words
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New members, the Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024 sports programmes and the competition schedule for Tokyo 2020 are among the headline topics due to be

Other issues set to be raised include the governance of the International Boxing Association and the International Biathlon Union, as well as the race for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.... For the Paralympics Opening Ceremony, the...
 
   
Brits defend Wimbledon doubles title
 
 Posability     2018-07-17 kl. 21:22     962 words
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Great Britain’s Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid thrilled a near-capacity crowd on Court Three on Saturday to become the first three-time champions of the

It’s something that I have campaigned for for a very long time – for it to actually become a reality today was very special and I enjoyed every second,” said-six-time Grand Slam champion and three-time Paralympic medallist Lapthorne.
 
   
Olympic Mentors Provided Key Guidance To “Next Olympic Hopefuls”
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-07-17 kl. 21:15     991 words
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By Gary R. Blockus | Aug. 25, 2017, 12:08 p.m. (ET) Carlin Isles, Lauryn Williams, and John Daly pose for a photo while filming "Next Olympic Hopeful" at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

The way they’ve revamped it, wow, I definitely could have trained here.” Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more.

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Accident drives Scott to gold
 
 Stock & Land     2018-07-17 kl. 21:13     826 words
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Canberra based Paralympian Scott Reardon, with his dog Milo. Mr Reardon lost his leg in a PTO accident at the age of 12. Farm safety does not need to be difficult or time consuming.

Canberra based Paralympian Scott Reardon, with his dog Milo.... This is the key message three time world champion and paralympic athletics gold medalist, Scott Reardon, is sending to farmers and the general public following his own on-farm accident in...

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Fred Astaire Studio Middletown partners with Para Dance, making program accessible to all
 
 Middletown Press     2018-07-17 kl. 21:11     994 words
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Photo: Contributed Photo Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 Mykhailo Annienkov, center, an instructor at Fred

MIDDLETOWN — If a particular elegant, graceful and stylish sport is featured in Paris at the 2024 Paralympic Games , two Connecticut instructors from Fred Astaire Dance Studios hope to perform there.... Para Dance Sport is currently being considered an addition to the 2024 Paralympic...

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Model, Mara Martin breastfeeds her daughter on the Sports Illustrated runway– The Sun News
 
 News Headlines.com.ng     2018-07-17 kl. 21:09     166 words
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Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Model breastfeeds her daughter on the Sports Illustrated runway — 17th July

The runway show, which also featured amputee model and Paralympic gold medal snowboarder Brenna Huckaby, has… Read More…..

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The 'Rub And Tug' Controversy Is Complicated
 
 Forbes.com     2018-07-17 kl. 21:09     732 words
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Dani Di Placido Contributor i Jul 17, 2018, 03:03pm #BoxOffice Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin After facing the wrath of an angry

Interestingly, the extremely able-bodied Dwayne Johnson was criticized recently by Paralympian actress Katy Sullivan, for his role in Skyscraper, in which he plays an amputee.

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Lowry’s rapid rise to NZ team
 
 Whakatane Beacon     2018-07-17 kl. 21:01     128 words
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FORMER Whakatane woman Amanda Lowry has been named in a New Zealand squad alongside one of the country’s best-ever athletes. Lowry is part of the national para swimming squad, which is led by nine-time Paralympic gold medallist Sophie Pascoe.

Lowry is part of the national para swimming squad, which is led by nine-time Paralympic gold medallist Sophie Pascoe.The team will compete at next month’s Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships in Cairns.
 
   
Model breastfeeds her daughter on the Sports Illustrated runway
 
 Sun News Online.com     2018-07-17 kl. 21:00     302 words
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Metro Model and mum Mara Martin walked the catwalk while breastfeeding her five-month-old daughter, Aria. Breastfeeding is a natural, normal part of life.

The runway show, which also featured amputee model and Paralympic gold medal snowboarder Brenna Huckaby, has been widely praised on social media – especially from mums excited to see breastfeeding being shown with no shame.

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WheelCats to play local teams
 
 Daily Times Leader     2018-07-17 kl. 20:46     557 words
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The Mississippi WheelCats will be playing local teams in exhibition basketball at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at the West Point High School gymnasium.

His goal in life is to play basketball in the Paralympic games.
 
   
Model struts runway at Sports Illustrated swimwear show while breastfeeding her baby
 
 Rock Hill Herald     2018-07-17 kl. 20:38     575 words
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New mom Mara Martin just showed the world that she is a champion multitasker.

survivor, 2x paralympic gold medalist, as well as a mother herself ( @bren_hucks you rock),” she wrote. “Those are the stories that our world should be discussing!!!!” Martin told “Today” she can’t wait for the day when the sight of a

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Actress and paralympian criticises The Rock for playing amputee in Skyscraper
 
 Yahoo! Movies UK and Ireland     2018-07-17 kl. 20:21     296 words
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Yahoo is now part of the Oath family .

Actress and paralympian criticises The Rock for playing amputee in Skyscraper.
 
   
The Week In Team USA Results: July 10-16
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-07-17 kl. 19:47     885 words
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, 12 p.m. (ET) Th e U.S. women's volleyball team celebrate its Pan American Cup win on July 14, 2018 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Olympic and Paralympic family, and track Team USA athletes as they compete around the globe with a preview of upcoming events.
 
   
NTT East to apply IoT to minpaku biz
 
 The Japan News     2018-07-17 kl. 19:41     262 words
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Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — NTT East Corp. intends to utilize its Internet of Things technology to expand into the minpaku private lodging business, Fukuzo Inoue, the company’s new president, said in a recent interview with Jiji Press.

As the popularity of the lodging service is expected to grow among visitors to Japan toward the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, demand for IoT assistance is “large,” he said.
 
   
USAOCR Announces 2018 Championship
 
 Mud Run Guide     2018-07-17 kl. 19:40     516 words
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USAOCR announced today the dates for the 2018 U.S. National OCR Championship. The event is set to take place in San Diego, California December 1-2, 2018.  Held at the  Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center , an Official U.S.

The event is set to take place in San Diego, California December 1-2, 2018.  Held at the  Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center , an Official U.S.Olympic, and Paralympic Training Site.
 
   
Model mom makes a splash at Miami Swim Week
 
 Sun-Sentinel.com     2018-07-17 kl. 19:40     264 words
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A model is making a splash on social media after she walked the runway at Miami Swim Week­ while breastfeeding her 5-month-old daughter.

Paralympian Brenna Huckaby walked down the runway with a prosthetic leg at the Sports Illustrated Swim Search show , and plus-size models put the spotlight on swimsuits and lingerie for curvy women at a Miami Curves Week pop-up.

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IOC To Manage Paralympic Marketing Rights Starting In '21
 
 Street & Smith's SportsBusiness     2018-07-17 kl. 19:23     46 words
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It’s official— @TheJudge44 has joined the JBL lineup. He brings the noise, we bring the sound. pic.twitter.com/rxIMT14gR7 — JBL USA (@JBLaudio) July 16, 2018 Audio products brand JBL has signed Yankees RF Aaron Judge as a global brand ambassador.

IOC To Manage Paralympic Marketing Rights Starting In '21.
 
   
HR Derby Down 23% On ESPN, Hurt By Trump-Putin Coverage
 
 Street & Smith's SportsBusiness     2018-07-17 kl. 19:23     36 words
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Increased visibility of the Paralympics and an enhanced brand is the main goal of the IOC partnership Photo: The IOC will begin managing the sponsorship rights of the Int'l Paralympic Committee starting in '21, potenti...

Increased visibility of the Paralympics and an enhanced brand is the main goal of the IOC partnership Photo:... The IOC will begin managing the sponsorship rights of the Int'l Paralympic Committee starting in '21, potenti...Ben Fischer.

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Men and women who switched sports
 
 NewStage.com.ng     2018-07-17 kl. 19:10     666 words
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Olympic champion Usain Bolt could be set for a career change. The world’s fastest man has entered discussions about a trial with Australian football club Central Coast Mariners, with a view to a season-long deal.

She won six more golds on bikes – making her the most successful female British Paralympic athlete of all-time – and became a Dame in 2013 .
 
   
A show of support for Long Beach's Surf for All
 
 LIHerald.com     2018-07-17 kl. 18:46     484 words
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By Anthony Rifilato Surf for All, a Long Beach-based non-profit that organizes surf outings for children and adults with physical and developmental

Paralympics Nationals in California, and for private and group lessons throughout the summer without any charge to the participants.... Co-founder Cliff Skudin and former state Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg spoke about how Surf For All has changed hundreds of lives, not only those of disabled athletes...
 
   
Paralympian, curvy models, and breastfeeding mom stun in swimsuits as Sports Illustrated doubles down on inclusion
 
 Yahoo! Singapore     2018-07-17 kl. 18:08     668 words
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Sports Illustrated  brought inclusivity and diversity together Sunday night in a phenomenal finale catwalk show at W South Beach hotel during Paraiso ‘s Miami Swim Week.

Paralympian, curvy models, and breastfeeding mom stun in swimsuits as Sports Illustrated doubles down on inclusion....body types — including Paralympian snowboarder  Brenna Huckaby , Sports Illustrated cover star  Danielle Herrington , and even a model...
 
   
Olympic TOP sponsors to also cover Paralympic Games
 
 SportsPro Media     2018-07-17 kl. 18:02     363 words
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IOC confirms top-tier partners will also support para sport. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed that top-tier Olympic Games partners will receive automatic global rights to the Paralympic Games from 2021.

Olympic TOP sponsors to also cover Paralympic Games.... The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed that top-tier Olympic Games partners will receive automatic global rights to the Paralympic Games from 2021.The change to the current system,...

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Sports Illustrated's Latest Show Was Inclusive To Everyone—Or Was It?
 
 The Root     2018-07-17 kl. 17:49     514 words
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Guests attend the 2018 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit show at PARAISO during Miami Swim Week at The W Hotel South Beach on July 15, 2018 in Miami, Florida.

Paralympian Brenna Huckaby walked the runway with a prosthetic leg and worked it, while Mara Martin stopped the show as she walked down the runway in a gold bikini while breastfeeding her 5-month-old daughter.

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Fruit picking grows in popularity among foreign visitors to Japan
 
 Japan Herald     2018-07-17 kl. 17:42     514 words
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Tourist farms in Japan have been attracting hordes of foreign visitors who are placing fruit picking high on their travel itineraries as the global reputation of Japanese fruit grows.

(Japan Times) The Japanese land ministry plans to revise the standards on barrier-free rooms at hotels to increase the number of guest rooms accessible to wheelchair users ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic...
 
   
Paralympian says Dwayne Johnson's Skyscraper role should've gone to amputee
 
 Toronto Star Online     2018-07-17 kl. 17:28     470 words
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NEW YORK—Go-Go’s guitarist Jane Wiedlin has five simple words of advice for female rock bands — “Write. Write. Write. Write. Write,” she said.

Paralympian says Dwayne Johnson's Skyscraper role should've gone to amputee.
 
   
Paralympian actress blasts Dwayne Johnson for playing amputee in ‘Skyscraper’
 
 KansasCity.com     2018-07-17 kl. 17:28     651 words
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Back in 2014, when the computer-based "Unfriended" was released, the kind of online menace we could imagine was mostly bullying – an anonymous mob unleashed online.

Paralympian actress blasts Dwayne Johnson for playing amputee in ‘Skyscraper’.
 
   
Along the route of the Great North Run
 
 North East Life     2018-07-17 kl. 17:22     1292 words
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The Running Man, a floral tribute to the GNR runners Below: Dame Catherine Cookson More than 50,000 runners will take part in the Bupa Great North Run from Newcastle to South Shields on Sunday, September 19.

Over the years he has met many of the famous celebrities taking part in the Great North Run, including athletics legend Sir Christopher Chataway, the inspirational paralympian Dame Tanni Gray Thompson (who in recent years regularly hands Dennis
 
   
Paralympian actress blasts Dwayne Johnson for playing amputee in 'Skyscraper'
 
 Topix     2018-07-17 kl. 17:13     72 words
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Topix › Movies › Paralympian actress blasts Dwayne Joh... An actress who had her legs amputated above the knee called out Dwayne Johnson for taking a role away from an amputee in his newest movie.

Paralympian actress blasts Dwayne Johnson for playing amputee in 'Skyscraper'.... Topix › Movies › Paralympian actress blasts Dwayne Joh...
 
   
Black models accuse Miami Swim Week casting agents of racism: Theres no such thing as too much brown skin
 
 Yahoo! News     2018-07-17 kl. 17:07     265 words
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Miami Swim Week has been praised for its inclusivity, with the Sports Illustrated swimsuit show including a Paralympic athlete and breastfeeding mom in its diverse cast. But one runway show may not tell the whole story.

Miami Swim Week has been praised for its inclusivity, with the Sports Illustrated swimsuit show including a Paralympic athlete and breastfeeding mom in its diverse cast.

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Swimsuit Model Walks Runway in Bikini While Breast-Feeding Her Infant
 
 US Weekly Online     2018-07-17 kl. 16:57     351 words
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A good look! Model Mara Martin strutted her stuff at the Sports Illustrated Swim Search runway show on Sunday, July 15, while breast-feeding her 5-month-old daughter, Aria.

to say the least. I’m so grateful to be able to share this message and hopefully normalize breast-feeding and also show others that women CAN DO IT ALL!” The Michigan native was one of 16 finalists chosen to walk in the show that featured Paralympian
 
   
Netherlands 2018: Dutch delight at royal support
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-07-17 kl. 16:33     242 words
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Princess Margriet attends 2018 Sitting Volleyball World Championships Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands paid a surprise

Paralympian. “The atmosphere in the Musis Theatre was amazing and the match against Rwanda was strong. “It was great to celebrate the win with the Princess who was, as always, very enthusiastic and involved in our sport. “Our youngest
 
   
Mexico make their mark at Pan Ams
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-07-17 kl. 16:33     646 words
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Fighters take home triple gold at Para taekwondo Open Mexican Para fighters were the stars of the Pan America Para Taekwondo Open, winning three golds between 13 and 15 July in Spokane, Washington.

She joins Mongolia’s Enkhtuya Khurelbaatar and Turkey’s Meryum Betul Cavdar in dominating the division, with the top four-ranked fighters at the end of 2018 automatically qualifying for the sport’s Paralympic debut.
 
   
Swimsuit Model Breastfeeds On The Runway
 
 AfrotainmentTV.com     2018-07-17 kl. 16:29     513 words
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                                           (Photo credit: Maria Martin Instagram) Model Mara Martin turned heads as she walked in The Paraiso x SI Swimsuit runway show while breastfeeding her 5-month-old daughter.

One woman is going to boot camp in two weeks to serve our country (sorry i don’t know your IG handle ), one woman had a mastectomy (@allynrose), and another is a cancer survivor, 2x paralympic gold medalist, as well as a mother herself

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The Duchess of Sussex Finds the Perfect Summer Trench Dress
 
 Vogue.me     2018-07-17 kl. 16:15     321 words
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Photo: Getty Myriad recent appearances by  the Duchess of Sussex  have proved to be catnip for royal watchers and fashion lovers alike.

Back in April, HRH was spotted on the sidelines of the UK team trials for the Paralympic-inspired Invictus Games with her then-fiancé Prince Harry wearing an olive-hued tailored trenchcoat by Canadian clothiers Aritzia .
 
   
Best Moments Of Miami Swim Week 2018 And Where The Celebs Were Spotted
 
 Haute Living Magazine     2018-07-17 kl. 15:57     886 words
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Photo Credit: Alexander Tamargo/ for Sports Illustrated Miami Swim Week has come to an end, and now we’re looking back on some of the greatest moments of the anticipated week.

Also in attendance was  Sports Illustrated  current cover model Danielle Herrington who opened the show with American snowboarder and Paralympian Brenna Huckaby .
 
   
Paralysed At 18 To Becoming A Para-athlete At 30; Meet Haryana’s Ekta Bhyan Who Won Gold For India
 
 The Logical Indian     2018-07-17 kl. 15:54     968 words
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When 18-year-old Ekta met with an accident in 2003 that left her tied to a wheelchair for life, little did she know that years later, she would be winning medals for the country on a global stage.

silver medal at Rio Paralympics in 2016, now 33-year-old Haryanvi Ekta Bhyan had already made India proud in July of 2016 by winning silver in club throw at IPC (International Paralympic Committee) Grand Prix in Berlin.... This interview, Ekta said, circulated on Whatsapp, and it finally reached Arjun awardee and Paralympian...
 
   
Breastfeeding runway model Mara Martin was a hit with Instagram users
 
 13WMAZ     2018-07-17 kl. 15:41     318 words
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A model is making waves at Miami Swim Week with her everyday "accessory." Mara Martin hit the 2018 Sports Illustrated Swim Search runway show Sunday night­ — all while breastfeeding her five-month-old daughter.

The Sports Illustrated Swim Search show also featured Paralympian Brenna Huckaby, who walked down the runway with a prosthetic leg.... Paralympian model Brenna Huckaby, right, walks down the runway during the Sports Illustrated swimwear show at Miami...

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Watch Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Mara Martin walk the runway while breastfeeding Source: Cox Media Group
 
 WFTV     2018-07-17 kl. 15:35     281 words
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Watch Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Mara Martin walk the runway while breastfeeding A model is making waves at Miami Swim Week with her everyday "accessory.

The Sports Illustrated Swim Search show also featured Paralympian Brenna Huckaby, who walked down the runway with a prosthetic leg. .

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Rainbird Kids Fly To The Top In Newcastle Building Society’s Boardroom Charity Challenge
 
 Business Up North     2018-07-17 kl. 15:34     704 words
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I deas put through by Newcastle schoolchildren for a festival of fundraising have helped them take top spot in a region-wide competition Rainbird

The six-strong team of Year Five pupils presented their ideas for raising money for the Children’s Heart Unit Fund (CHUF) in the Society’s boardroom at the final of the event to a judging panel which included record-breaking Paralympian Steven
 
   
A Sports Illustrated Model Just Walked The Runway Breastfeeding Her Baby
 
 Grazia UK     2018-07-17 kl. 15:29     970 words
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© Shutterstock Will this help normalise the conversation around breastfeeding?

It was the easiest decision I have had to make in months.’ And it wasn’t just Mara’s breastfeeding that was celebrated, but also Brenna Huckaby, a two times Paralympic gold medalist and Allyn Rose, a cancer survivor who had to undergo a

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Watch Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Mara Martin walk the runway while breastfeeding
 
 WCSH-TV     2018-07-17 kl. 15:24     318 words
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A model is making waves at Miami Swim Week with her everyday "accessory." Mara Martin hit the 2018 Sports Illustrated Swim Search runway show Sunday night­ — all while breastfeeding her five-month-old daughter.

The Sports Illustrated Swim Search show also featured Paralympian Brenna Huckaby, who walked down the runway with a prosthetic leg.... Paralympian model Brenna Huckaby, right, walks down the runway during the Sports Illustrated swimwear show at Miami...

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Model publicly breastfeeds on the catwalk to "normalise" it
 
 Harper's Bazaar UK     2018-07-17 kl. 14:56     320 words
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"I am waking up to headlines with me and my daughter in them for doing something I do every day" Mara Martin breastfed her baby daughter on the catwalk at a fashion show in Miami.

The event also featured a turn from amputee model and Paralympic gold medal snowboarder Brenna Huckaby.

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No Calgary Olympics claim momentum growing after group receive support from No Boston Olympics leader
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-07-17 kl. 14:51     637 words
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No Calgary Olympics have claimed their campaign against the city’s potential 2026 bid has gained momentum, with the group having received support from

2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Kgothatso Montjane Is the First Black South African Woman to Compete at Wimbledon
 
 Cosmopolitan South Africa     2018-07-17 kl. 14:50     666 words
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Making history and snatching wigs UPDATE: Champion tennis player Kgothatso Montjane won her match against Katharina Kruger in the Wimbledon quarterfinals, but lost the semifinals to Diede de Groot from the Netherlands.

Montjane was part of the South African team at the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Summer Paralympics.
 
   
Baidu's Autonomous Vehicle Push
 
 Nasdaq     2018-07-17 kl. 14:48     891 words
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zorazhuang for “2018 marks the first year of commercialization for autonomous driving,” Baidu’s Chairman and CEO Robin Li The automobile is going autonomous and this shift has made way for technology players along with the traditional OEMs ().

This will just be the beginning of a great opportunity given that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has his eyes on self-driving vehicles as revealed by his , “Do please come and see the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
WATCH: Model breastfeeds her baby on the runway
 
 ABC News     2018-07-17 kl. 14:42     424 words
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Mara Martin hit the runway at the Sports Illustrated fashion show in Miami while breastfeeding 5-month-old daughter Aria. ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}} Coming up next: {{nextVideo.

There was a woman who had a mastectomy and paralympic goldmedalist.
 
   
The Children of Agent Orange
 
 Northern Territory Government     2018-07-17 kl. 14:40     3076 words
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The Vietnam War ended more than 40 years ago, but for many locals the effects of the conflict are felt every day. We examine how the use of Agent Orange by American forces continues to impact Vietnamese children.

He took up Paralympic swimming, represents Vietnam and now he’s having a photoshoot.... LOI: My friend. REPORTER: With all of this training you’re doing, do you want to try and make it into the team for 2020, for the Paralympics in Tokyo?
 
   
Yamanashi paramedics use tablets to communic...
 
 The Japan News     2018-07-17 kl. 14:27     381 words
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By Norihito Suzuki / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer KOFU — The Kofu Area Fire Department has started using tablet devices at the sites of disasters and

The department introduced the system on July 1 as the number of foreign visitors to the prefecture is expected to rise ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Paralympian actress blasts Dwayne Johnson for playing amputee in ‘Skyscraper’
 
 Tri-City Herald Online     2018-07-17 kl. 14:23     488 words
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An actress who had her legs amputated above the knee called out Dwayne Johnson for taking a role away from an amputee in his newest movie.

Paralympian actress blasts Dwayne Johnson for playing amputee in ‘Skyscraper’.... New Orleans" and has also competed and won at the Paralympic Games, said that role should have gone to an amputee, not just someone playing one.

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Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson to close COVER Health & Protection Summit
 
 Cover Magazine     2018-07-17 kl. 14:19     324 words
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Closing keynote address from multi-medal winning Paralympian plus full details of conference programme revealed It is with great honour for us to

Closing keynote address from multi-medal winning Paralympian plus full details of conference programme revealed It is with great honour for us to. ...announce that Paralympic athlete and disability campaigner Baroness Tanni Grey-Thomson will be
 
   
Disability sport: ‘Lack of basics’ stops people taking part
 
 DisabledGo     2018-07-17 kl. 14:13     557 words
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A lack of basic facilities and equipment prevents disabled people from taking part in sport, campaigners have said. They criticised a focus on finding future Paralympians rather than providing grassroots support.

They criticised a focus on finding future Paralympians rather than providing grassroots support.Feedback commissioned by Sport Wales showed people thought access to sport for disabled people was “very patchy”.... He was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa , an eye condition which causes gradual sight loss, at the age of eight. “I don’t want to be the next Paralympian...
 
   
Online surge offsets BBC final flop
 
 Sport Industry Group     2018-07-17 kl. 13:37     573 words
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More than 44 million people in the UK watched the BBC’s 2018 World Cup coverage, according to post-tournament figures released by the corporation.

The FIFA World Cup remains a Category A protected event that must be available on free-to-air channels, alongside the likes of the FA Cup final, the Grand National, the Wimbledon Championships and the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
'Feminist' Canada funds women to grow businesses: Minister
 
 Yahoo! India     2018-07-17 kl. 13:22     643 words
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Toronto, July 17 (IANS) A "feminist" Canada is investing nearly $2 billion Canadian dollars (about Rs 10,000 crores) as seed capital in businesses led by its women entrepreneurs, said a senior woman minister here.

The Liberal Party's Cabinet, touted as the "most diverse" globally, has Indian-origin Harjit Sajjan, the first Sikh to become Canada's Defence Minister, and Carla Qualtrough, a former paralympic athlete, as Minister of Public Services.

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Sports Illustrated's models are now also breastfeeding moms, Paralympians and plus-size beauties
 
 W24.co.za     2018-07-17 kl. 13:18     401 words
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The magazine had a fashion show recently with a diverse range of models from a woman who breastfed her baby on the catwalk to a model with a prosthetic leg.

Sports Illustrated's models are now also breastfeeding moms, Paralympians and plus-size beauties.... Brenna is a Paralympic gold medal snowboarder and Sports Illustrated model and she led the final walk down the runway.... The 22-year-old was the first Paralympian to be featured in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition, ahead of the Paralympics...
 
   
Dubi claims figures showing Pyeongchang 2018 surplus will be published by September
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-07-17 kl. 13:01     443 words
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Detailed financial figures showing Pyeongchang 2018 achieved a multi-million dollar surplus will be revealed by September, senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) official Christophe Dubi has claimed.

want for the future" but claimed the lack of legacy plans had not sent a bad message to the cities vying to secure the hosting rights for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
New course announced for 5,000 Yards Dash
 
 Philly Voice     2018-07-17 kl. 12:50     253 words
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The date of this year's 5,000 Yards Dash has been announced. The popular race, which is less than 3 miles, will take place Sunday, Oct. 14.  The race will follow a new course this fall that ends at Yards Brewing Co.

The race helps  benefit Philly Achilles, a local nonprofit that pairs disabled athletes with fitness guides.
 
   
Iran Defeats Germany at World ParaVolley
 
 Japan Herald     2018-07-17 kl. 12:38     209 words
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TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran earned its second victory in a row, beating Germany in straight sets (25-20, 25-9, 25-13) in the 2018 World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships on Monday.

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran earned its second victory in a row, beating Germany in straight sets (25-20, 25-9, 25-13) in the 2018 World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships on Monday.Iran's women team also lost to 2016 Paralympic Games...
 
   
Swimsuit Model Strides Down Runway Breastfeeding, Becomes Sensation
 
 Sputnik     2018-07-17 kl. 12:34     359 words
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A model at the Sports Illustrated fashion show decided not to abandon her maternal duties in the workplace and strutted in front of spectators in a gold bikini, nursing her baby.

Paralympian, snowboarder Brenna Huckaby and 2018 SI cover girl Danielle Herrington.
 
   
Aaron Phipps: GB wheelchair rugby player comes out of retirement in Tokyo 2020 bid
 
 BBC     2018-07-17 kl. 12:33     228 words
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Wheelchair rugby player Aaron Phipps has come out of retirement in an attempt to make his second Paralympic Games appearance.

Wheelchair rugby player Aaron Phipps has come out of retirement in an attempt to make his second Paralympic Games appearance.The 35-year-old, who helped ParalympicsGB to fifth place at London 2012, says that the decision to return was tough, but
 
   
Victorian State Schools Present WITH THE BEAT
 
 Broadway World     2018-07-17 kl. 12:24     726 words
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The 2018 Victorian State Schools Spectacular (VSSS) will showcase 3000 young performers from more than 200 schools across Victoria for two shows on Saturday 15th September at Hisense Arena.

'With The Beat' is a creative vision of industry professionals including Creative Director Neill Gladwin (Olympic and Paralympic Opening Ceremonies), Musical Director Chong Lim AM ( John Farnham MD, Dancing With The Stars), Dance Director Deon

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Bollywood turns to sports biopics for box office success, latest release Soorma grabs Rs 16cr
 
 Moneycontrol.com     2018-07-17 kl. 12:23     482 words
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For many filmmakers, the lives of famous sports personalities are an inspiration for their silver screen projects. Bollywood has become home to plenty of sports biopics, with 2018 contributing two such films from this genre.

Other such projects include biopic on hockey player Dhyan Chand, legendary athlete PT Usha, shooter Abhinav Bindra and Paralympic gold medalist Murlikant Petkar.
 
   
Construction on track as two-year mark approaches for 2020 Tokyo Olympics
 
 Japan Times     2018-07-17 kl. 12:22     563 words
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Just 105 weeks away from the Opening Ceremony of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics, the newly constructed venues are about 20~40 percent completed and

Just 105 weeks away from the Opening Ceremony of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics, the newly constructed venues are about 20~40 percent completed and. ...just about on schedule, Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympics and Paralympics Games

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Sports Illustrated swimsuit model breastfed daughter on runway
 
 WKYC News     2018-07-17 kl. 12:19     590 words
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A model’s everyday “accessory” at Miami Swim Week is making headlines. Mara Martin hit the 2018 Sports Illustrated Swim Search runway show Sunday night­ — all while breastfeeding her five-month-old daughter.

The Sports Illustrated Swim Search show also featured Paralympian Brenna Huckaby, who walked down the runway with a prosthetic leg.

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Wheelchair tennis player Dylan Alcott responds to questions on whether he is sexually active
 
 Latest Nigerian News.com     2018-07-17 kl. 11:59     18 words
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He's an inspirational wheelchair tennis player, three-time Paralympic gold medallist and popular Triple J radio host.

He's an inspirational wheelchair tennis player, three-time Paralympic gold medallist and popular Triple J radio host.
 
   
Prince William Is Trying Really Hard To Teach Prince George And Princess Charlotte This Sport
 
 Elle UK     2018-07-17 kl. 11:56     340 words
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With a love of horse riding and aviation, Princess Charlotte and Prince George have already shown signs they're developing their passions - and perhaps future career prospects - at a pretty early age.

Last year at an evening honouring Olympians and Paralympians at a Buckingham Palace reception, Kate hinted at Charlotte's love of getting physical outdoors during a conversation with equestrian triple-gold medalist Natasha Baker.
 
   
Netherlands 2018: China in control
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-07-17 kl. 11:51     401 words
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First six quarter finalists confirmed at Sitting Volleyball Worlds The three first quarter finalists for both the men’s and women’s tournaments

Rio 2016 champions USA (Pool B) and Paralympic bronze medallists Brazil (Pool D) lead their groups after sealing two wins and are virtually qualified.... The International Paralympic Committee suspended the Russian Paralympic Committee on 7 August 2016...
 
   
16-Year-Old Hannah Roberts Rides Big Run To Second BMX Park World Cup Victo...
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-07-17 kl. 11:03     297 words
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, 3:34 a.m. (ET) Hannah Roberts competes in the women's park semifinals at the UCI BMX Freestyle World Cup on July 13, 2018 in Edmonton, Alberta.

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Can Jake Dalton, Steven Legendre Make The Jump From Elite Gymnastics To Oly...
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-07-17 kl. 11:03     999 words
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, 5:33 p.m. (ET) Gymnast Steve Legendre prepares to lift as part of his weightlifting training. Retired U.S. Olympic gymnast Jake Dalton can vividly describe what it felt like the first time he attempted a for-real weightlifting clean-and-jerk.

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Ukrainian athletes won 1,613 awards in first half of 2018
 
 Ukrinform News     2018-07-17 kl. 10:53     196 words
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Ukrainian athletes demonstrate excellent results at the most prestigious official international competitions in Europe and around the world.

Ukrainian athletes demonstrate excellent results at the most prestigious official international competitions in Europe and around the world.In the first half of 2018, our athletes won 1,613 medals in Olympic, non-Olympic and Paralympic sports (643
 
   
Sports Illustrated runway show features breastfeeding mum and amputee model
 
 MSN UK     2018-07-17 kl. 10:40     309 words
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Mara Martin, mum to five-month-old Aria, was one of 16 finalists chosen to model swimwear during the annual Miami Swim Week show.

Way to be brave and represent us all!” A post shared by Mara Martin (@_maramartin_) on Jul 14, 2018 at 6:35pm PDT A post shared by Mara Martin (@_maramartin_) on Jul 14, 2018 at 6:35pm PDT Paralympic gold medal snowboarder and Sports Illustrated
 
   
Cheers from crowd propel Special Olympian to gold in national competition
 
 Bellingham Herald     2018-07-17 kl. 10:37     453 words
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Grace Seiboldt made quite the splash at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games held in Seattle, returning with three medals and an invitation to try out for the U.S. Paralympics team. The 21-year-old from Naperville, Ill.

Paralympics team. The 21-year-old from Naperville, Ill., who has autism, earned gold medals in the 200 individual medley and the 4x100 medley relay, where she swam the butterfly leg.... Her swimming skills also caught the eye of an assistant coach with team USA Paralympics...

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Havering Talented 30 4 days ago
 
 Havering     2018-07-17 kl. 10:35     2198 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.