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Handikappidrott, Sverige  
Vågar verkligen politikerna?
 
 Idrottens Affärer     2018-10-18 kl. 23:07     848 words
 
Lobbyisternas högsäsong Krönika | Lobbyisterna ligger i dag och natt. Retoriken tar sig allt mera komiska och slarviga former. SOK framhärdar som en döv åsna i motvind. Det är dags för lite balans i OS-debatten.

Efter Stockholmspolitikernas nej till OS och Paralympics i Stockholm 2026 skrev Persson:
 
   
Handigolfarna mixas in i proffstävlingen
 
 Svensk Golf     2018-10-18 kl. 14:50     250 words
 
När stortävlingen Emirates Australian Open arrangeras kommer proffsen att mixas ihop med handigolfare. Svensken Johan Kammerstad deltar.

Det här är en del av satsningen att försöka få in Handigolfen i Paralympics, säger Johan Kammerstad till Svenskgolf.se.
 
   
Svenska OS-medaljer kan tas i Sollentuna
 
 Vi i Sollentuna     2018-10-18 kl. 13:26     476 words
 
Om Stockholm får OS 2026 kan även Sollentunaborna få njuta av festen. Bisslinge är nu på förslag som arena för längdskidåkning eller skidskytte.

Senast om tre månader ska Sverige ha lämnat in sin slutliga ansökan om att få arrangera vinterspelen och Paralympics 2026.
 
   
Larry Johansson - första skånska parabowlare att slå 300
 
 Svenska Bowlingförbundet     2018-10-18 kl. 13:00     749 words
 
Larry Johansson från BK Bowlinggänget i Klippan blev i helgen den första skånska parabowlaren att slå en registrerad 300-serie när han i lördags rullade in 978 i Simrishamn. - Det var glädje på hög nivå, säger han själv.

De andra spelar ju på den andra sidan också, så det blir väl lite annat när jag tillhör parasport till 100%.
 
   
Det här kan du göra i Solna på höstlovet
 
 Lokaltidningen Mitt i     2018-10-18 kl. 11:49     593 words
 
Nyheter Det här kan du göra i Solna på höstlovet 2018, kl. 11:49 Snart är höstlovet här! Mitt i guidar dig genom allt kul som händer i Solna under skolledigheten vecka 44.

Aktivitetsdagen arrangeras av Norrbacka Handikappidrottsförening och Solna stad.
 
   
Rickard stod för stark öppning i Danmark
 
 Svenska Badmintonförbundet     2018-10-15 kl. 16:50     299 words
 
Rickard Nilsson har öppnat Denmark Para-Badminton International på bästa tänkbara sätt. I singelspelet gick han obesegrad genom poolspelet och även i dubbel har det blivit segrar.

Rickard ligger för närvarande rankad som nummer nio på världsrankingen och jagar på sikt en placering bland topp sex för att kvalificera sig till Paralympics i Tokyo om knappt två år.
 
   
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Bridgestone becomes worldwide Paralympic partner; nets marketing rights in tyres, sports equipment
 
 Rubber Journal Asia     2018-10-19 kl. 08:12     290 words
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Tokyo-headquartered tyre and rubber manufacturer Bridgestone has become the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) seventh Worldwide Paralympic Partner.

Bridgestone becomes worldwide Paralympic partner; nets marketing rights in tyres, sports equipment.... Tokyo-headquartered tyre and rubber manufacturer Bridgestone has become the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) seventh Worldwide Paralympic...
 
   
King and Queen of Norway watch roller ski race after Chinese President thanks them for support in Beijing 2022 build-up
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-10-19 kl. 08:03     595 words
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A special roller ski race has been held in Beijing watched by Norway's King Harald V and Queen Sonja as China's President Xi Jinping thanked the Royal couple for their country's help in preparing for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

A special roller ski race has been held in Beijing watched by Norway's King Harald V and Queen Sonja as China's President Xi Jinping thanked the Royal couple for their country's help in preparing for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.The
 
   
Amputee able seaman says Invictus Games are 'best thing ever invented'
 
 Sydney Morning Herald     2018-10-19 kl. 08:01     821 words
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Do the Invictus Games really matter? Aren't they just a feel-good lark for the TV cameras? Ask amputee Mark Daniels and he’ll set you straight. They’re ‘‘the best thing ever invented’’, in his eyes.

Today, Daniels is into obstacle course racing, where he competes against abled bodied athletes and heads a disabled athlete team.

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Women's Rugby Sevens Series
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-10-19 kl. 07:44     316 words
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By | Oct. 19, 2018, 12:01 a.m. (ET) (L-R)  Lauren Doyle runs with the ball during a training session at the Olympic Training Center on July 14, 2016 in Chula Vista, Calif.

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X Games Sydney
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-10-19 kl. 07:44     232 words
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By | Oct. 19, 2018, 4:01 a.m. (ET) Nyjah Huston stands on the podium after at the X Games Minneapolis on July 22, 2018 in Minneapolis .

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Beach Volleyball In Las Vegas
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-10-19 kl. 07:44     375 words
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By | Oct. 19, 2018, 12:01 a.m. (ET) (L-R)  April Ross and Alix Klineman hug following their win at FIVB on Oct. 14 2018 in Jiangsu, China.

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Wrestling World Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-10-19 kl. 07:44     349 words
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By | Oct. 19, 2018, 4:01 a.m. (ET) Kyle Snyder poses for a photo at USA Wrestling's World Championships Training Camp on Sept. 24, 2018 in Colorado Springs, Colo. .

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Chiba Promotion Team Launches Facebook Page to Spread Charms of Chiba
 
 ABC6.com     2018-10-19 kl. 07:39     71 words
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CHIBA, Japan , Oct. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chiba Prefectural Government has launched a Facebook page run by its publicity team to deliver the charms of Chiba across the nation in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The Chiba Prefectural Government has launched a Facebook page run by its publicity team to deliver the charms of Chiba across the nation in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.Members of the "Chiba Promotion Team," numbering

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Chiba Promotion Team Launches Facebook Page ...
 
 ADVFN Deutschland     2018-10-19 kl. 07:01     331 words
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CHIBA, Japan, Oct. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chiba Prefectural Government has launched a Facebook page run by its publicity team to deliver the charms of Chiba across the nation in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The Chiba Prefectural Government has launched a Facebook page run by its publicity team to deliver the charms of Chiba across the nation in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.Members of the "Chiba Promotion Team," numbering

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Sport for development leaders join forces at biggest ever Laureus Sport for Good Global Summit
 
 Association Internationale De La Presse Sportive     2018-10-19 kl. 06:30     542 words
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– Inspirational sport for change programmes from around the world have outlined their commitment to continue working with young people to use sport to

Olympic and Paralympic champions Daley Thompson, Tanni-Grey Thompson, Fabian Cancellara, Anna Schaffelhuber, and Andy Barrow were joined by Rugby World Cup-winning legends Sean Fitzpatrick and Bryan Habana, cricket legend Steve Waugh, international
 
   
Election guide: Missouri proposition ballot measures
 
 WPSD TV     2018-10-19 kl. 06:22     471 words
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Missourians will see three propositions on the ballot on Nov. 6. If approved, one would legalize medical marijuana, another would raise the minimum wage and the third would increase the gas tax.

every two years. –Lastly – and unrelated to the fuel tax – the amendment would create a state income tax deduction prizes and medals won in the Olympics, Paralympics and Special Olympics. –State leaders passed House Bill 1460 during their
 
   
#FeelGoodFriday: Ryan Shazier visits his doctors in Cincinnati to thank them
 
 Yahoo! Finance     2018-10-19 kl. 06:09     619 words
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Ryan Shazier visits his former doctors in Cincinnati to thank themThe Pittsburgh Steelers were on the road to face the Cincinnati Bengals last week.

Paralympic gold medalist and wheelchair basketball player Megan Blunk, Paralympic long-jumper Scout Bassett, and 11-year-old multisport wheelchair competitor Luzila Ashley-Castillo.

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Paralympian Named Sportswoman of the Year
 
 O&P Edge     2018-10-19 kl. 05:29     156 words
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Photograph courtesy of the International Paralympic Committee .

Paralympian Named Sportswoman of the Year.... Photograph courtesy of the International Paralympic Committee .Oksana Masters became just the second Paralympian honored as the individual sportswoman of the year at the Women's Sports Foundation's Annual...
 
   
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle hit the beach for mental health awareness in Australia
 
 ABC News     2018-10-19 kl. 05:09     353 words
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle hit the beach today in Australia, where they donned floral leis and met with representatives of a mental health advocacy group -- a key theme in their royal foundation's work.

Harry founded the Paralympic-style competition for wounded sick and injured service members.

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Britain's royal couple join mental health group hug on Australia's Bondi Beach
 
 Investing.com - Australian     2018-10-19 kl. 04:56     381 words
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By Colin Packham SYDNEY, Oct 19 ( ) - Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan joined in a group hug at a "Fluro Friday" event on Australia's Bondi Beach organised by surfers to raise awareness of mental health issues.

27. The games, founded by Harry, are an international paralympic-style event for military personnel wounded in action.

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Team USA Closes Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 With 18 Medals
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-10-19 kl. 04:36     671 words
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By | Oct. 18, 2018, 7:26 p.m. (ET) BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – The Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 drew to a close Thursday following 12 days of competition between approximately 4,000 athletes from 206 nations.

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Natalie Coughlin Becomes A Mom
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-10-19 kl. 04:36     381 words
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By | Oct. 18, 2018, 9:37 p.m. (ET) Natalie Coughlin poses for a portrait at the USOC Rio Olympics Shoot on Nov. 21, 2015 in Los Angeles.  Natalie Coughlin is a three time Olympian, a 12-time Olympic medalist and, as of Tuesday, also a mom.

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The Invictus Games Are Kicking Off, And Here's Why We'll Be Watching
 
 MensHealth.com.au     2018-10-19 kl. 04:11     768 words
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“We wanted to go somewhere where they are absolutely sports mad and would really get behind our competitors,” said Harry in an official statement, justifying Sydney as the host of the 2018 Games.

of the 2018 Games.“It needed to be a city with a proud military heritage, which would welcome competitors from all over the world with open arms.” And local military heroes and athletes couldn’t agree more, including Paralympic Gold Medalist,
 
   
Inside the Tour with Nina and Irina — Wheelchair champion Gordon Reid
 
 Tennis.com     2018-10-19 kl. 04:10     199 words
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Eleven-time Grand Slam champion Gordon Reid joins the podcast to talk about his career and the growth of wheelchair tennis, and he settles some of the most common misconceptions. He’s been ranked No.

He’s been ranked No.1 in both singles and doubles, won a singles gold medal at the 2016 Paralympic games and has captured two singles Grand Slams and nine doubles Slams, including the US Open and Wimbledon this year.
 
   
Quake shock absorber firm faked data to skip 'time-consuming' adjustments
 
 Mainichi JP     2018-10-19 kl. 04:08     394 words
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TOKYO -- Earthquake vibration absorbing system maker KYB Corp. and its subsidiary Kabaya System Machinery Co.

The company intends to replace these products, but it may take until after the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics to finish the task.
 
   
A Leading Provider of Forest Grove Employment Hosts Ninth Annual Leadership Simulcast
 
 Kuam News 8     2018-10-19 kl. 04:05     417 words
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– – Forest Grove, Ore. —Express Employment Professionals, a top provider of Forest Grove employment, is hosting the 2018 Refresh Leadership Simulcast, a nationwide leadership event featuring Secretary of State Gen. Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.

Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.), former president of Adidas North America, Mark King, and author, speaker, and Paralympian Josh Sundquist.... This humorous and inspirational Paralympian is known for his ski racing training motto:

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Groundbreaking on sports medicine center at Colorado Springs campus a landmark moment for City for Champions
 
 Colorado Springs Gazette     2018-10-19 kl. 03:51     934 words
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The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs broke ground Thursday on its addition to the City for Champions initiative, even as the fate of two other projects remained uncertain. The William J.

Once completed, organizers expect the new sports and performance center to be a national standard-bearer for care of injured athletes, paralympians, military veterans and wounded first-responders.

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National Paralympic Team coach sees Dieleman on track
 
 Smithers Interior News     2018-10-19 kl. 03:13     304 words
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Jonathon Dieleman may once have been flailing around in the pool but that that is no longer the case.

National Paralympic Team coach sees Dieleman on track....swim in the Paralympic category.... Recently, Dieleman and his home pool coach Tom Best received a courtesy visit from Senior National Paralympic Team coach Vince Mikuska to discuss his training plan...

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Wrexham to host world-class wheelchair tennis tournament for 6th year in a row
 
 Wrexham.com     2018-10-19 kl. 02:29     479 words
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Published: Friday, Oct 19th, 2018 Share: Great Britain’s Rio Paralympian Antony Cotterill (above) and defending men’s and women’s champions

Great Britain’s Rio Paralympian Antony Cotterill (above) and defending men’s and women’s champions. ...Asif Abbasi and Busra Un are among more than 40 players representing 15 countries who will contest the Wrexham Wheelchair Tennis Tournament
 
   
Royals praised for focus on mental health
 
 Yahoo!Xtra     2018-10-19 kl. 01:59     571 words
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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex took part in a mental health circle with surfers at Bondi Beach Prince Harry's openness about his personal mental health struggles has been credited with making a difference.

Prince Harry's Invictus Games brings together wounded and ill veterans from 18 countries for a Paralympic-style competition featuring 11 adaptive sports ranging from wheelchair rugby to swimming and athletics events.

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Amid reports of paralysis-causing illness, NH family says there's hope
 
 WMUR New Hampshire     2018-10-19 kl. 01:10     401 words
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Mother of Victoria Arlen says AFM similar to condition she fought back from STRATHAM, N.H. — A rare illness that has caused paralysis in dozens of children in several U.S.

Arlen is now an ESPN reporter, Paralympian and veteran of "Dancing with the Stars," after recovering from an illness that was a mystery at first.
 
   
Steve Penny banned by USA Gymnastics but not the only focus of investigations into alleged Nassar cover-up
 
 Press-Telegram     2018-10-19 kl. 01:08     905 words
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The arrest of former USA Gymnastics chief executive Steve Penny Wednesday for evidence tampering revealed but one of several tracks being pursued in ongoing investigations by the U.S.

Olympic and Paralympic Movement.” Penny is now banned from having any contact of the sport he led in the U.S. for 12 years. “USA Gymnastics cannot comment publicly on membership matters unless an action taken involves a public result, such as

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Rydalch among quintet of Utah greats honored in Utah Sports Hall of Fame
 
 Tooele Transcript Bulletin Online     2018-10-19 kl. 00:44     325 words
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More than 100 friends and family of Tooele football star Ron Rydalch joined the former Chicago Bears defensive standout as he was inducted into the Utah Sports Hall of Fame on Monday.

Rydalch, joined four-time Olympic archer Denise Parker, Olympic bobsledding medalist Bill Schuffenhauer, four-time Paralympic basketball medalist Mike Schlappi and Utah Jazz owner Gail Miller for the prestigious honor.
 
   
Bonus Pay For Drua
 
 Fiji Sun     2018-10-19 kl. 00:38     364 words
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Fiji Airways Drua captain Mosese Voka. Photo: Ronald Kumar Fiji Airways Fijian Drua players are going to receive cash bonuses  if they win the Australian National Rugby Championship title for the first time.

Government provided land and built a house for Iliesa Delana for winning gold at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London; The Fijian 7s team received bonuses for  winning the gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games; Eileen Cikamatana
 
   
Ahead of the Invictus Games
 
 ABC Online     2018-10-19 kl. 00:11     98 words
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Five hundred competitors from 18 countries are preparing to take part in the Invictus Games opening in Sydney tomorrow night.

Gold medal winning Paralympian Dylan Alcott is part of the ABC team covering the games on the nightly program Invictus Games Today, starting at 7:40pm this Sunday 21 October on ABC TV and iView.

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Caught in a web
 
 The Gulf Today     2018-10-19 kl. 00:07     812 words
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Lethal White, J.K. Rowling’s fourth outing as Robert Galbraith, takes place in 2012, when Britain was basking in the glory of the Olympics and Paralympics.

Lethal White, J.K. Rowling’s fourth outing as Robert Galbraith, takes place in 2012, when Britain was basking in the glory of the Olympics and Paralympics.But it’s clearly a novel suffused with tensions of now — there is little of that heady summer on...
 
   
‘Dancing with the Stars’ slugfest: Will the purge of women reach a historic milestone? [WATCH]
 
 Gold Derby     2018-10-19 kl. 00:02     505 words
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[embedded content] The women are dropping like flies on “ Dancing with the Stars ,” and it’s about to reach historic proportions.

Watch above. The first three contestants sent home from the show this season were comedian Nikki Glaser , Paralympian Danelle Umstead and actress Nancy McKeon .
 
   
SailGP to focus on better broadcast
 
 Scuttlebutt Sailing News     2018-10-18 kl. 23:57     504 words
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If the past two America’s Cup events taught us anything, it’s hard to closely watch a race while live spectating when the boats go 30+ knots and are

In the summer of 2018, Whisper added contracts with the FA for BBC, US Open tennis for Amazon, Paralympics for Britain’s Channel 4, and magazine programs for the International Hockey Federation and UEFA. “SailGP aims to put exceptional
 
   
With Gymnastics Worlds Approaching, Sam Mikulak Feels Like This Is His Year For First Individual Medal
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-10-18 kl. 23:54     905 words
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By | Oct. 18, 2018, 4:54 p.m. (ET) Sam Mikulak (C) huddles with teammates at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships on Aug. 18, 2018 in Boston.

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Heaven Garcia Closes Out Youth Olympic Games For Team USA With Boxing Bronze
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-10-18 kl. 23:54     703 words
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By | Oct. 18, 2018, 5:27 p.m. (ET) Heaven Garcia competes in the bronze medal bout at the Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 on Oct. 18, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Indonesia 2018: Reasons to run
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-10-18 kl. 23:22     411 words
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Singaporean athlete competes at first Asian Para Games Nearly five years ago Singapore’s Zac Leow Zi Xiang was told he’d never walk again. On Friday (October 12) he ran in the men’s 1500m T37 /38 final at the Indonesia 2018 Asia Para Games.

Paralympic Games . “I think everything is a step forward and this is really good build up to it,” he said of the next Paralympics. “So I’m looking forward to what 2019 holds and then hopefully Tokyo 2.
 
   
Thomas Bach to Appear at Smart Cities and Sport Summit -- Conferences & Conventions...
 
 Around The Rings     2018-10-18 kl. 23:02     919 words
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(ATR) IOC President Thomas Bach will be interacting in person with city representatives from around the world later this month. The fifth edition of the Smart Cities and Sport Summit will be taking place from Oct. 29 to 31 in Lausanne.

Paralympic Games; and Nadja Burkhardt, EBU Event Supervisor, Eurovision Song Contest.

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Crawford, Despatie, Allen, Keon, Adams, Baker enter Hall in athlete category
 
 Weyburn Review     2018-10-18 kl. 22:43     994 words
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TORONTO — Cross-country skier Chandra Crawford was on top of the sporting world in 2006 when she won a surprise gold at the Turin Olympics. The result she's most proud of came eight years later and didn't include a podium appearance.

Adams, a native of Brampton, Ont., captured 13 Paralympic medals over his career.

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Watch live World Para Table Tennis Championships
 
 BBC     2018-10-18 kl. 22:42     43 words
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- BBC Sport ]]> A-Z Sports Around the UK World Sport Summary Paralympic champions Will Bayley and Rob

BBC Sport ]]> A-Z Sports Around the UK World Sport Summary Paralympic champions Will Bayley and Rob. ...Davies head a squad of 14 British athletes Gold Coast 2018's Commonwealth Games gold and silver medallists Ross Wilson and Kim Daybell also
 
   
Bridgestone Signs To Sponsor Int'l Paralympic Committee Through '24
 
 Street & Smith's SportsBusiness     2018-10-18 kl. 22:42     44 words
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The Int’l Paralympic Committee has signed Bridgestone as a worldwide sponsor through the conclusion of the ’24 Paris Games. The deal expands on Bridgestone’s existing footprint in the Paralympics, which includes Tokyo ‘20 and the U.S.

Bridgestone Signs To Sponsor Int'l Paralympic Committee Through '24.... The Int’l Paralympic Committee has signed Bridgestone as a worldwide sponsor through the conclusion of the ’24 Paris Games.... The deal expands on Bridgestone’s existing footprint in the Paralympics, which includes Tokyo ‘20 and the U.S., Japanese and Taiwanese Paralympic...

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12 Times Royals Wore the Same Dress
 
 Town & Country     2018-10-18 kl. 22:35     964 words
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Royal fashion is very specific. Protocol requires senior members of Europe's royal families to dress in such a style that is both chic and modest.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrived at a gala celebrating the Olympic and Paralympic teams of Great Britain wearing a jade green version of the dress in May of 2012.

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Cate Campbell shines at the Women’s Health ‘Women in Sport’ Awards
 
 The Roar     2018-10-18 kl. 22:30     1086 words
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On Wednesday night, Women’s Health held their 8th annual ‘Women in Sport’ Awards at the Hordern Pavillion.

the Olympic and Paralympic movement.
 
   
Canada's Sports Hall welcomes Class of 2018
 
 Hamilton Community News     2018-10-18 kl. 22:21     648 words
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Crawford eventually became determined to work on her personal growth and didn't want to have regrets. She was ready to do some soul-searching and make the push to return to the Olympics.

Adams, a native of Brampton, Ont., captured 13 Paralympic medals over his career.

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PSC vows total support for Para Games
 
 Philippine Star     2018-10-18 kl. 22:13     397 words
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(The Philippine Star) - October 19, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Sports Commission will give its all-out support to the Philippine Para team eyeing qualification to the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.

October 19, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Sports Commission will give its all-out support to the Philippine Para team eyeing qualification to the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.“You just dream big and train hard and we’ll take care of...
 
   
Opinion: Why it matters that young people vote in the Vancouver election
 
 Daily Hive - Vancouver     2018-10-18 kl. 21:37     971 words
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Written for Daily Hive by Taleeb Noormohamed, a tech entrepreneur and President and COO of Vancouver and New York-based Casaza. He withdrew from the Vancouver mayoral race this spring for health reasons.

The world came to Vancouver in 2010 for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and fell in love with what they saw and what they felt here.
 
   
What Olympic Recognition Could Mean For Esports, And Vice Versa
 
 Forbes.com     2018-10-18 kl. 21:27     1206 words
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03:23pm David Bloom Contributor i Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.

Given the structural and other challenges, one alternative is to create an arrangement similar to that between the IOC and Paralympics, which are separate from the Olympics but operate under its umbrella.... The Paralympics stage their games for disabled athletes...
 
   
Jordan Burroughs Enters Wrestling Worlds Hungry To Match John Smith’s Seemingly Unreachable Record
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-10-18 kl. 20:47     1037 words
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By | Oct. 18, 2018, 2:22 p.m. (ET) Jordan Burroughs poses for a photo at USA Wrestling's World Championships Training Camp on Sept. 24, 2018 in Colorado Springs, Colo.

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Invictus Games 2018: Meet some of the West Country athletes
 
 itv.com     2018-10-18 kl. 20:17     580 words
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The Invictus Games kick off this weekend in Sydney and feature a host of inspirational athletes from the West Country.

The Invictus Games kick off this weekend in Sydney and feature a host of inspirational athletes from the West Country.The Paralympic-style sports competition is the brainchild of Prince Harry in which wounded, injured or sick armed services

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David Beckham Says His and Victoria Beckham's Marriage Is "Always Hard Work"
 
 Worldnews EasyBranches     2018-10-18 kl. 20:08     385 words
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GUILLAUME HORCAJUELO/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock Marriage isn't always easy—just ask  David Beckham . He and Victoria Beckham , who share four children, celebrated their 19th wedding anniversary in July.

He is an ambassador of the Invictus Games, a Paralympic-style event created by  Prince Harry .

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Wasserman excited about having basketball, 3x3 in Los Angeles Olympics limelight
 
 FIBA     2018-10-18 kl. 20:00     646 words
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XI'AN - While the Olympics won't be staged in Los Angeles for another 10 years, there is already plenty of excitement and anticipation ahead of those Summer Games.

said Casey Wasserman, Chairman of the LA2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Smt. Smriti Irani, Felicitates Extraordinary Women Achievers at NewsX Women of Steel Awards
 
 BW Everything Experiential     2018-10-18 kl. 19:50     592 words
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The event celebrated and honored women who made major advances in Sports, civil rights, gender equality, women's suffrage, fashion & entertainment, environmental justice and women's rights.

Pall, Entrepreneur & Co-Founder, S&S Trunk Show, Sejal Kumar, Actor & Style Influencer. “The Super Sportsman”, led by Rani Rampal, Indian Women’s Hockey Captain and Deepa Malik, first Indian Paralympic silver medalist, Shweta

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Erin Popovich is Exceling with Paralympic Swimming Once Again
 
 USA Swimming     2018-10-18 kl. 19:46     1335 words
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As an athlete, Erin Popovich had no idea how much work went into the incredible amount of work and planning it takes to run an event or get a team to a major competition.  As the new Associate Director of Sport Operations for U.S.

Erin Popovich is Exceling with Paralympic Swimming Once Again.... As an athlete, Erin Popovich had no idea how much work went into the incredible amount of work and planning it takes to run an event or get a team to a major competition.  As the new Associate Director of Sport Operations for U.S.Paralympics...
 
   
Bach talks up Buenos Aires bid for 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-10-18 kl. 19:30     634 words
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Buenos Aires has the capability to be a great host of the 2032 Summer Olympic Games following the "outstanding success" of the youth event here, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has claimed.

Bach talks up Buenos Aires bid for 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
British Paralympian team members run Tui awareness day
 
 Travel Weekly     2018-10-18 kl. 19:26     11 words
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Session aims to challenge misconceptions and offer insights into access

British Paralympian team members run Tui awareness day.
 
   
Irish star McKillop fears Paralympic career could be over
 
 BBC     2018-10-18 kl. 19:23     728 words
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Ireland's Paralympic star Michael McKillop says he may have to retire because of the groin injury which has troubled him for more than a year. McKillop, 28, has not run since winning double gold at last year's IPC World Championships in London.

Irish star McKillop fears Paralympic career could be over.... Ireland's Paralympic star Michael McKillop says he may have to retire because of the groin injury which has troubled him for more than a year.... Immediately after winning the Glengormley man said he intended to finish his career by clinching a fifth Paralympic...
 
   
IOC announces composition of Evaluation Commission for the Olympic Winter Games 2026
 
 International Olympic Committee     2018-10-18 kl. 19:22     655 words
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IOC News The Evaluation Commission that will assess the Candidate Cities for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 2026 – Calgary (Canada),

IOC News The Evaluation Commission that will assess the Candidate Cities for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 2026 – Calgary (Canada),...Milan/Cortina d’Ampezzo (Italy) and Stockholm (Sweden) – has been appointed by the International

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Former Collegiate Studs David Taylor, Kyle Dake Ready To Make An Impact At First Wrestling Worlds
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-10-18 kl. 19:13     1039 words
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By | Oct. 18, 2018, 12:26 p.m. (ET) David Taylor looks on at the Final X tournament during June 2018 in State College, Pa.  A furious David Taylor stormed off the mat. A frustrated Kyle Dake simply shook his head in disbelief. The 2017 U.S.

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Education Dave Guenther out as coach at Buena High School
 
 Ventura County Star     2018-10-18 kl. 19:09     622 words
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Buy Photo Dave Guenther is no longer the girls basketball coach at Buena High School.

MORE: Military's disabled athletes train in Ventura County for Invictus Games.
 
   
Traditional Chinese Medicine Experience Centre set to be opened for Beijing 2022
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-10-18 kl. 18:41     268 words
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A Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Experience Centre is set to be built for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Beijing in order to help showcase a culture stretching back 2,500 years.

A Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Experience Centre is set to be built for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in Beijing in order to help showcase a culture stretching back 2,500 years.The plan was announced by the Beijing Traditional
 
   
World Para Table Tennis Championships: Reasons to watch this weekend
 
 BBC     2018-10-18 kl. 17:59     43 words
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BBC Sport's Ben Croucher explains why the World Para Table Tennis Championships should be on our watch list this weekend and profiles the British

BBC Sport's Ben Croucher explains why the World Para Table Tennis Championships should be on our watch list this weekend and profiles the British. ...contenders taking part, including Paralympic champion Will Bayley and self-styled "two gingers"
 
   
Visa and the Olympics Get Together to Improve Experience With Mobile Payments
 
 Payment Week     2018-10-18 kl. 17:56     394 words
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    By: Share on Facebook Share Share on Twitter Tweet Share on Google Plus Share Share on LinkedIn Share Send email Mail Granted, it’s been a while since the last Summer Olympics.

It’s teamed up with Visa and the International Paralympic Committee to help produce some new options for Olympics fans that will help make Olympics-related purchases that much easier to engage in.
 
   
Asian Para Games Closing Ceremony by Balich Worldwide Shows
 
 Around The Rings     2018-10-18 kl. 17:48     481 words
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After the Opening Ceremony of Indonesia 2018, the 3rd edition of the Asian Paralympic Games, Balich Worldwide Shows has created and produced also the Closing Ceremony, once again cooperating with the Indonesian company Royalindo Convention International.

After the Opening Ceremony of Indonesia 2018, the 3rd edition of the Asian Paralympic Games, Balich Worldwide Shows has created and produced also the Closing Ceremony, once again cooperating with the Indonesian company Royalindo Convention
 
   
Asian Para Games winners get P
 
 Malaya Business Insight     2018-10-18 kl. 17:27     402 words
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A TOTAL of P24.3 million in cash incentives will be awarded to the highly-successful national team that saw action in the 2018 Asian Paralympic Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.

A TOTAL of P24.3 million in cash incentives will be awarded to the highly-successful national team that saw action in the 2018 Asian Paralympic...
 
   
Address by Prime Minister Abe at the Seventy-Third Session of the United Nations General Assembly
 
 Kantei.go.jp     2018-10-18 kl. 17:17     2035 words
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In my view, the Japanese people have eagerly hoped for their national leaders to serve as flag bearers for free trade.

And lest we forget, next year Japan hosts the Rugby World Cup, and in 2020, Tokyo hosts the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Bridgestone Becomes Worldwide Paralympic Partner
 
 News 9     2018-10-18 kl. 17:10     186 words
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About Bridgestone Corporation's Worldwide Olympic and Paralympic Partnerships Bridgestone Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo , is the world's largest tire and rubber company and operates with a mission of "Serving Society with Superior Quality.

Bridgestone Becomes Worldwide Paralympic Partner.... About Bridgestone Corporation's Worldwide Olympic and Paralympic Partnerships Bridgestone Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo , is the world's largest tire and rubber company and operates with a mission...

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Agitos Foundation announces Grant Support Programme recipients for 2018
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-10-18 kl. 17:07     361 words
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The Agitos Foundation has announced that projects from eight National Paralympic Committees (NPC) and one International Federation are the first-time recipients among the 30 grantees of its Grant Support Programme (GSP) in 2018.

The Agitos Foundation has announced that projects from eight National Paralympic...
 
   
Remembering Bob Beamon’s Dismissal From His College Team
 
 Track & Field News     2018-10-18 kl. 16:53     3659 words
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S tart with the photo. Not the one you know, in which he’s suspended in the thin air of Mexico City, limbs lunging forward as his torso chases to keep

Beamon spent time as a publicist and became involved in the arts community in Florida, working with Art of the Olympians, a program that showcases art by Olympians and Paralympians.
 
   
World Cup winner highlights social impact of football at the Peace and Sport Forum
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-10-18 kl. 16:49     388 words
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French World Cup winner and Champion for Peace Christian Karembeu spoke at the Peace and Sport Forum here today about the role football can play in getting more sports and athletes involved in peace initiatives.

He joined Honey Thaljien, captain of the first Palestinian women’s football team, Paralympian and 400 metres world champion Michail Seitis of Greece and the former captain of Greece's national basketball team Michalis Kakiouzis to share ideas on
 
   
Hockey’s Rooney, Nordic skiing’s Masters earn WSF awards
 
 Johnson County Daily Journal     2018-10-18 kl. 16:40     139 words
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NEW YORK — U.S. goaltender Maddie Rooney and Paralympic Nordic skier Oksana Masters have been selected Sportswomen of the Year by the Women’s Sports Foundation.

NEW YORK — U.S. goaltender Maddie Rooney and Paralympic Nordic skier Oksana Masters have been selected Sportswomen of the Year by the Women’s Sports Foundation.Rooney made the winning save in the gold-medal shootout against Canada at the

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MSP to electrify Oxford Road for Manchester Science Festival
 
 Business Up North     2018-10-18 kl. 16:35     664 words
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M anchester’s Oxford Road is set to light up in a fusion of energy, entertainment and cycling.

Stars of the event will be Gold medal Olympic cyclist Dani Rowe and multiple gold medal winning Paralympian Dame Sarah Storey, while the main stages will be headlined by acclaimed Hits Radio DJ Hattie Pearson during the family-friendly day event,
 
   
‘I swim for hope’
 
 Atlanta Journal And Constitution     2018-10-18 kl. 16:01     2315 words
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Grace Bunke, 14, leaped into Lake Lanier under blue skies and cotton-white clouds. She seemed to glide across the shimmering water, making a 1-mile swim look so easy.

By the end of 2015, she competed in her first swim meet and made it to the finals of a 50-yard backstroke competition, and swimming a time fast enough to qualify for the Can-Am Paralympic National Swimming Championships.
 
   
AfriForum seeking to prosecute prominent businessman for raping grandchild
 
 Investing.com - South Africa     2018-10-18 kl. 15:44     687 words
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TSHWANE, October 18 (ANA) Civil rights group AfriForum on Thursday applied for a nolle prosequi certificate to enable it to privately prosecute "a prominent person in the financial sector for allegedly raping his granddaughter who was three at the time.

former prosecutor of the NPA who secured the conviction of Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius for killing his girlfriend.

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Interview: David Cordani and Dick Traum, Authors of ‘The Courage to Go Forward’ – The Power of Communities
 
 Blogcritics.org     2018-10-18 kl. 15:34     1148 words
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I recently sat down with David Cordani, president and CEO of the global health services company Cigna, and Dick Traum, president and founder of the

Consider Jacqui Kapinowski, a paraplegic and Paralympic athlete.
 
   
Challenged Athletes Foundation Celebrates 25 Years with Special Events this Weekend
 
 Sports Destination Management     2018-10-18 kl. 15:33     863 words
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As part of the  Challenged Athletes Foundation  (CAF) celebrating its 25th anniversary, the 2018 Aspen Medical Products San Diego Triathlon Challenge weekend will feature a series of events from October 19, 2018 to October 21, 2018 in La Jolla, California.

Isaiah Pead is former NFL football player and an above-knee leg amputee training to be a Paralympic sprinter, also participating in the entirety of the event.... Brenna Huckaby will be awarded with the Exceptional Athletic Performance Award for her achievements at the 2018 Winter Paralympics...

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Jarrow Paralympian Josef Craig retires from swimming
 
 Brief Report.co.uk     2018-10-18 kl. 15:27     107 words
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South Tyneside superswimmer Josef Craig has announced his retirement from the sport that catapulted him into the national spotlight.

Jarrow Paralympian Josef Craig retires from swimming....high profile events. Josef, who started swimming at the age of nine, was the youngest Paralympian to win gold in the games held in London in 2012.

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Kenyan athletics legend Keino and leading official Wario arrested over Rio 2016 scandal
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-10-18 kl. 15:25     625 words
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Former National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) chairman Kipchoge Keino has been arrested after turning himself in to police in a KES55 million (£416,000/$545,000/€474,000) corruption case.

Keino, meanwhile, had been away in Mexico to receive an award on behalf of a team of disabled athletes from Kenya that recently participated in an international championship.
 
   
Data cheating worries spread to Tokyo Skytree, Olympic buildings
 
 Japan Herald     2018-10-18 kl. 15:08     719 words
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The landmark Tokyo Skytree tower, facilities for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games and more government offices are among the nearly 1,000

The landmark Tokyo Skytree tower, facilities for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games and more government offices are among the nearly 1,000. ...buildings using earthquake shock absorbers produced by KYB Corp, which admitted cheating quality
 
   
Raccoon causes chaos in heart of Tokyo
 
 Japan Herald     2018-10-18 kl. 15:08     440 words
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A raccoon spotted in a busy entertainment district has drawn huge attention from passing pedestrians in central Tokyo. A passer-by spotted the animal native to North America climbing a tree along a street in Akasaka on Wednesday evening.

(Japan Times) The landmark Tokyo Skytree tower, facilities for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games and more government offices are among the nearly 1,000 buildings using earthquake shock absorbers produced by KYB Corp, which admitted

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Spotted a pink postbox in Stoke-on-Trent? Here’s the reason for their drastic makeover…
 
 The Sentinel     2018-10-18 kl. 14:51     487 words
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The traditional red postbox is about as British as afternoon tea or fish and chips. But some residents in Stoke-on-Trent have been left confused after letterboxes have this week started sporting a brand new shade of baby pink.

And also in the Staffordshire Moorlands, a postbox in School Road, Bagnall, was painted gold in honour of equestrian rider Lee Pearson who won a gold, silver and bronze medal at the London 2012 Paralympics.Hayley Parker.
 
   
Watch Canada's Sports Hall of Fame officially induct 2018 class
 
 CBC     2018-10-18 kl. 14:47     142 words
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Live coverage begins today at 10 a.m. ET from Toronto Watch live today at 10 a.m. ET as Canada's Sports Hall of Fame introduces the class of 2018 from Toronto. The class consists of of eight inductees — six athletes and two builders.

The class consists of of eight inductees — six athletes and two builders.Hockey Hall of Famer Dave Keon leads a class that also includes a four-time Grey Cup champion, a two-time Olympic silver medallist and a six-time Paralympian into Canada's
 
   
Stockholm 2026 officials launch campaign to try persuade City Council to back Winter Olympic Games bid
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-10-18 kl. 14:36     1133 words
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Swedish Olympic Committee (SOK) President Mats Årjes is refusing to give up on Stockholm's bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympics even though

Swedish Olympic Committee (SOK) President Mats Årjes is refusing to give up on Stockholm's bid for the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympics even though. ...it has been thrown into serious doubt last week after the City Council's two newly-merged
 
   
Worcester Warriors Receive ‘Invaluable’ Support To Encourage Fans With Illnesses To Attend Games
 
 Irwin Mitchell     2018-10-18 kl. 14:14     434 words
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Worcester Warriors have received a funding boost as part of its drive to encourage people with illnesses such as dementia to attend home games.

Backed by multiple gold medal-winning Paralympian, Hannah Cockroft MBE, the campaign aims to increase participation levels in disability sport.
 
   
Graphene reinforced ‘wearable technology’
 
 MaterialsToday     2018-10-18 kl. 13:37     159 words
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Materials company Haydale and the Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating (WCPC) at Swansea University have been awarded a contract by the English

Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Dylan Alcott on the Invictus games
 
 2GB     2018-10-18 kl. 13:30     11 words
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Paralympic gold medallist Dylan Alcott talks the games starting on Saturday.

Paralympic gold medallist Dylan Alcott talks the games starting on Saturday.Steve Price.

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Orphan Gawilan now P4M richer after Asian Para Games gold rush
 
 Spin.ph     2018-10-18 kl. 13:29     1299 words
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<p>ERNIE Gawilan can hardly believe his good fortune.</p> <p>The 27-year-old 'legless' swimming wonder from Paquibato District came home with three gold medals and a pair of silver from the 2018 Asian Para Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Sa Philippine Sports Commission sa buhos nilang suporta sa amoang dula, National Paralympic Committee-Philippines, Philspada, sa mga coach ko, sa mga teammates ko, sa mga taong nagdarasal sa amin at niniwala, maraming salamat po (Unang-unang, sir,
 
   
Firm hailed as top performer in innovation
 
 MonmouthshireBeacon.co.uk     2018-10-18 kl. 13:21     778 words
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A CALDICOT engineering firm which grew from a single lathe in the owner’s garage has been showcased as one of the UK’s top performers in innovation and export.

A SPIRITED and determined six-year-old Caldicot girl who dreams of one day competing as a Paralympia...
 
   
Para dance sport reaches the Baltics
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-10-18 kl. 13:07     399 words
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Application open for introductory coaching course in Latvia Para dance sport breaks into new territory as a coaching course is set to take place in Jurmala, Latvia, between 1 and 2 December.

Those interested in attending must fill the form at https://www.paralympic.org/dance-sport/downloads.
 
   
Ostrava to host 2019 World Championships
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-10-18 kl. 13:07     424 words
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Para ice hockey tournament returns to Czech Republic ten years later The 2019 World Para Ice Hockey Championships will head over to Ostrava, Czech Republic, from 27 April – 4 May.

ice since the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games .... World Para Ice Hockey Manager Barbora Kohoutova said: “After a historic Paralympic Games , I expect the 2019 World Championships to be even fiercer.... The win gave the USA a record-extending third consecutive and fourth overall Paralympic...
 
   
Atos and Siemens team up to enable enterprises to deploy IoT applications on private Cloud
 
 MarketScreener.com     2018-10-18 kl. 12:32     879 words
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(GlobeNewswire) - Businesses now have flexibility to host applications on private as well as public Cloud Paris, Munich, October 17, 2018 - Atos, a

The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Syntel, Unify and Worldline.
 
   
Ashley Facey-Thompson confident ahead of World Championship debut
 
 British Paralympic Association     2018-10-18 kl. 12:15     260 words
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Ashley Facey-Thompson will be the first to admit he’s surpassed even his own expectations this year.

Ashley Facey-Thompson will be the first to admit he’s surpassed even his own expectations this year.Reaching the final of both the Slovakian and Slovenian Open, the Rio 2016 Paralympian feels a new beast has awoken inside him ahead of the World
 
   
[WATCH] Against all odds: Charl du Toit chats about his Paralympic wins
 
 Eye Witness News     2018-10-18 kl. 11:44     21 words
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& Bertram Malgas | We sat down with four-time world record holder and two-time Paralympic gold medalist, Charl du Toit.

Against all odds: Charl du Toit chats about his Paralympic wins. & Bertram Malgas | We sat down with four-time world record holder and two-time Paralympic gold medalist, Charl du Toit.Cindy Archillies.
 
   
Skelhon wins World Cup gold for GB
 
 BBC     2018-10-18 kl. 11:23     189 words
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Matt Skelhon won Britain's second gold at the World Shooting Para-sport World Cup in Chateauroux, France, by the narrowest of margins. The Beijing Paralympic champion claimed victory in Saturday's R3 10m air rifle prone mixed SH1 event.

The Beijing Paralympic champion claimed victory in Saturday's R3 10m air rifle prone mixed SH1 event.His winning score of 253.4 was just 0.1 ahead of Finland's Jarkko Mylly, with bronze going to Italy's Hoda Beatrice Broccolo.
 
   
Central Washington's visually impaired students build confidence, friendships through sport
 
 Yakima Herald Republic     2018-10-18 kl. 11:07     518 words
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A group of 25 visually impaired students from schools across Central Washington spent Wednesday at Selah Middle School playing goalball and biking on

Goalball is the only Paralympic sport designed to be played exclusively by people who are visually impaired.
 
   
London baut Führung aus, New York verzeichnet rapiden Anstieg und Tokio behält dritten Platz in der globalen Rangliste bei
 
 Tullahoma News     2018-10-18 kl. 11:01     997 words
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TOKIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Okt 18, 2018--London, New York, Tokio und Paris wurden erneut in dieser Reihenfolge als die insgesamt attraktivsten Städte im GPCI-Bericht (Global Power City Index) 2018 genannt.

eins bis vier bei. London preschte weiter vor und erhöhte dank der unverminderten Dynamik seit den Olympischen und Paralympischen Spielen 2012 seine Punktzahl sogar noch mehr.... Wie auch London im Jahr 2012 hofft Tokio, seine Punktzahl vor und nach der Austragung der Olympischen und Paralympischen...

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Londen leidt sterk, New York stijgt snel en Tokio blijft op plaats 3 in de Global Rankings
 
 Tullahoma News     2018-10-18 kl. 11:01     914 words
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TOKIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--okt 18, 2018--Londen, New York en Tokio zijn opnieuw aangemerkt als de meest aantrekkelijke steden in het Global Power City Index (krachtindex wereldsteden/GPCI) 2018-rapport.

vier. Londen staat nog steeds met stip op een en het verbetert zelfs de score door te blijven profiteren van de sterke impuls van de 2012 Olympische en Paralympische Spelen.... Zoals Londen in 2012, hoopt Tokio zijn score te verbeteren voor en na het hosten van de Olympische en Paralympische...

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Londres reste en tête, New York progresse rapidement et Tokyo conserve sa 3e place dans les classements mondiaux
 
 Galveston County Daily News     2018-10-18 kl. 10:56     1237 words
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TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--oct. 18, 2018--Londres, New York, Tokyo et Paris, dans cet ordre, ont été à nouveau désignées comme villes les plus

Londres continue la course en tête et augmente même son score en exploitant davantage la dynamique toujours forte des Jeux Olympiques et Paralympiques de 2012.... Comme Londres en 2012, Tokyo espère capitaliser sur son score avant et après l’accueil des Jeux Olympiques et Paralympiques...

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Invictus Games helping wounded soldiers get back on an even keel
 
 ABC Online     2018-10-18 kl. 10:39     800 words
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A deployment to the war in Afghanistan in 2012 changed everything for former special operations warrant officer Craig McGrath.

Despite never being an athlete, just five months after the accident he began training full time with the ADF's Paralympics program.
 
   
Asian Para Games medalists feted
 
 ABS-CBN SPORTS     2018-10-18 kl. 10:28     380 words
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General Sports By on Oct 18, 2018 04:21 PM The PSC feted the Pinoys who won medals in the recent 2018 Asian Para Games.

Philippine Paralympic Committee President Michael Barredo, Chef de Mission Francisco Diaz and Deputy Chef de Mission Dennis Esta led the Para Games winning delegation in Thursday's gathering. “Our medalists will be the first recipients of the

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Josef Craig: London 2012 Paralympic swimming gold medallist retires
 
 BBC     2018-10-18 kl. 10:23     292 words
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London 2012 Paralympic swimming champion Josef Craig has announced his retirement at the age of 21. Craig was just 15 when he became Britain's youngest gold medallist and set a world record in the S7 400m freestyle final in London.

Josef Craig: London 2012 Paralympic swimming gold medallist retires.... London 2012 Paralympic swimming champion Josef Craig has announced his retirement at the age of 21.... He qualified for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games and secured bronze in the 100m...

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Benefit supports wounded warriors
 
 Agoura Hills Acorn     2018-10-18 kl. 10:22     276 words
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ADEPT AT ADAPTING— The Wounded Warrior Center programs give disabled veterans like this one the opportunity to get back on their feet. Courtesy photo The seventh annual Bravery Uncorked Benefit will run from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sat., Oct.

After returning home, he fell in love with mono-skiing and has traveled the world to compete, including in the 2018 Paralympic games.