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Linnea Thurfjell om racerunning - en växande parasport
 
 24 Kalmar     2018-10-22 kl. 06:11     490 words
 
Cykeln som man springer med är ett av alla Linnea Thurfjells projekt. En oktoberdag med strålande sol och perfekta förutsättningar för Racerunning.

Linnea Thurfjell om racerunning - en växande parasport.
 
   
Ännu ett VM-Silver för Ingela Lundbäck
 
 Norrbottens-Kuriren Premium     2018-10-21 kl. 22:16     169 words
 
En av länets främsta medaljplockare kan nu lägga till ännu ett VM-silver till sin samling. Luleåbon Ingela Lundbäck tog sin femte VM-medalj i årets Para-VM i Slovenien.

Under sin karriär har Lundbäck hunnit samla på sig två paralympics medaljer, ett brons och ett silver, fyra VM silver och ett VM-brons, hela sex EM-Guld, två EM-silver och två EM-brons.

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Lena Maria sjunger i Gamleby
 
 Västerviks-Tidningen Premium     2018-10-21 kl. 21:00     243 words
 
Lena Maria Vendelius, tidigare Klingvall, är en av de medverkande när det är Rosa lördag i Gamleby köpcentrum den 27 oktober.

Lena Maria har dessutom varit en framgångsrik simmare inom parasport, det som tidigare kallades handikappidrott.

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Rekordmånga uppmuntras i karriären
 
 Idrottens Affärer     2018-10-21 kl. 20:50     425 words
 
72 idrottare får 50 000 kr vardera Sponsring | Totalt får 72 idrottare Riksidrottsförbundets och Svenska Spels elitidrotts-stipendium.

Parasport Viktoria Zebastian Modin.
 
   
Gärna vinter-OS - men
 
 Folkbladet Premium     2018-10-21 kl. 15:00     737 words
 
Veckans snackis (förutom regeringsbildandet) har varit - ska Sverige arrangera vinter-OS 2026 eller ej? Enligt kalkylerna ska spelen kosta 13 miljarder kronor, varav IOK bidrar med 9 miljarder. Övriga medel ska tas in via privata sponsorer.

Jag är försiktigt positiv till ett vinter-OS och Paralympics i Sverige och tror det skulle vara bra för idrotten i Sverige och för de olympiska spelen, säger hon i ett uttalande.
 
   
Här är hockeyklubben som välkomnar alla
 
 GöteborgDirekt     2018-10-21 kl. 15:00     811 words
 
I Göteborg HC bedrivs hockey från lägsta till högsta nivå och alla räknas lika mycket. Mikael Hjertquist leder parahockey-träningen men ibland saknas spelarna. Nu hoppas han att fler ska hitta dit och välkomnar alla att testa.

Källa: parasport.se.
 
   
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Czech stars sign up to COC's sport diplomacy course
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-10-22 kl. 08:37     241 words
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Leading sports stars have signed up for the Czech Olympic Committee's (COC) sport diplomacy course which aims to equip them with the necessary skills for governance roles.

Participants this year include six-time Paralympic gold medallist Ji?í Ježek, Olympic basketball star Ilona Burgrová and former Alpine skier Klára K?ížová.... Six-time Paralympic gold medallist Ji?í Ježek has signed up for a sports diplomacy course...
 
   
Sharp Names Paralympic National Team Roster for 2018 IFCPF Americas Championships
 
 U.S. Soccer Federation     2018-10-22 kl. 08:36     506 words
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CHICAGO (Oct. 21, 2018) – U.S. Paralympic National Team head coach Stuart Sharp has named the 14 players who will represent the United States at the 2018 IFCPF Americas Championships in Quito, Ecuador from Oct. 23 – Nov. 4.

Sharp Names Paralympic National Team Roster for 2018 IFCPF Americas Championships.... CHICAGO (Oct. 21, 2018) – U.S. Paralympic National Team head coach Stuart Sharp has named the 14 players who will represent the United States at the 2018 IFCPF Americas...
 
   
Japan's missing cruise passengers expose visa loophole
 
 Nikkei Asian Review     2018-10-22 kl. 08:22     556 words
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TOKYO -- A small but growing number of tourists arriving in Japan aboard cruise ships have absconded in recent years, having come via a system that allows for temporary visa-free entry to the country.

The Japanese government has set a target of increasing that number to 5 million in 2020, when Tokyo hosts the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
297 candidates interviewed for 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games
 
 Ecns.cn     2018-10-22 kl. 07:07     297 words
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The Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games held an interview on October 21 for 297 candidates who passed the previous written examination. The interviews took place on 14 sites.

The Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games held an interview on October 21 for 297 candidates who passed the previous written examination.
 
   
Letters, October 22: Get A Life
 
 Illawarra Mercury     2018-10-22 kl. 07:04     535 words
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GET A LIFE BEAUTY: A colourful cactus by Margaret Johnston. The current wave of tagging and graffiti from Wollongong to the northern suburbs is disappointing in the extreme.

Ironically, another article titled ‘Abilities not disabilities’ speaks positively of Paralympian and world champion water skier Scott Reardon.... The Paralympic is fantastic and so positive for people with disabilities in general because it supports...
 
   
Scenic Aqualine marathon held near Tokyo – News – NHK WORLD
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2018-10-22 kl. 06:37     136 words
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About 17,000 people ran along a bridge that crosses part of Tokyo Bay in the Chiba Aqualine Marathon on Sunday. Runners in colorful gear set off from Kisarazu City in Chiba Prefecture under the clear autumn sky.

Officials at the starting point distributed leaflets seeking volunteers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Japanese “radio exercise” introduced to Tongans
 
 Matangi Tonga     2018-10-22 kl. 06:29     238 words
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Tonga Netball take part in the Radio Taiso program in Nuku'alofa. 18 October 2018. Radio Taiso, a popular Japanese radio exercise was introduced in Nuku'alofa last week by visiting "radio exercise" experts to promote healthy living.

This is an initiative funded by the Government of Japan’s Sport for Tomorrow Program, announced by Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, to share the values of sport with more than 10 million
 
   
Proposition D: 10-cent gas tax on Nov. 6 ballot
 
 Springfield News-Leader     2018-10-22 kl. 05:44     1085 words
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Buy Photo Gas prices in the Springfield are have spiked due to outages at Texas Gulf Coast refineries and disruptions to shipping corridors.

File photo) Moon filed an unsuccessful lawsuit to try to block the ballot measure from being considered because of the three items it contains — a gas tax increase, a tax exemption on the value of Olympic, Paralympic and Special Olympic medals,
 
   
Resilient Canucks Grab Spots in Top-15 at Triathlon World Cup in Salinas
 
 Triathlon Canada     2018-10-22 kl. 04:09     746 words
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SALINAS, Ecuador— Desirae Ridenour and Alexis Lepage both secured spots the top-15 after a feisty effort at the triathlon World Cup in Salinas, Ecuador on Sunday.

With the support of its valued corporate partners – 94 FORWARD, 2XU Canada, Training Peaks, Garneau, Zizu Optics and Zone3– along with the City of Victoria, Government of Canada, Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee, and Own
 
   
Cinderella Run Strikes Midnight As U.S. Falls In Women’s Rugby Sevens Title Match
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-10-22 kl. 03:03     352 words
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By | Oct. 21, 2018, 8:20 p.m. (ET) Members of the U.S. women's rugby sevens team talk in a huddle at the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series on Oct. 21, 2018 in Glendale, Colo.

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Sports Gun Market Report, Revenue, Price and Growth Rate 2023
 
 TheFreeNewsman.com     2018-10-22 kl. 02:26     1134 words
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The report titled Global Sports Gun Market covers definition, applications, classification, value chain structure and market performance by key leading countries/regions.

Additionally, the rising popularity of shooting sports among paralyzed persons and growing encouragement to participate in Paralympics gaming events is further creating a demand for sports gun from last few years.
 
   
Draheim, Favela Capture Championship of Champions
 
 US Sailing     2018-10-22 kl. 00:59     1665 words
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Left to Right – Rod Favela (Heath, Texas) and Bill Draheim (Royse City, Texas). Photo by Diane Vandeputte. — For Draheim victory is second as skipper at Championship of Champions, third overall ACWORTH, Ga. (Oct.

Mike Ingham had his Paralympic team practice 1000?? starts before Games — World Championship title Silver in Rio #CofCYFlyers #sailinggoals pic.twitter.com/Zh1fzmenr1. — US Sailing ?? (@ussailing) October 21, 2018.
 
   
Royals Prince Harry Gets Protective of Pregnant Meghan Markle When an American Sailor Gives Bear Hugs He's so cute!
 
 Who.com.au     2018-10-22 kl. 00:05     313 words
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While watching a sailing event on Sydney Harbor on Sunday, the first official day of the Invictus Games, Harry, 34, received a bear hug from an American sailor.

The Paralympic-style competition for wounded and recovering service members and veterans from around the world includes sports such as wheelchair basketball, sitting volleyball and indoor rowing, and has been held around the world since 2014.

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Madison Hubbell, Zach Donohue Pick Up Where They Left Off With Skate America Title
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-10-21 kl. 23:55     310 words
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By | Oct. 21, 2018, 8 p.m. (ET) Madison Hubbell and Zach Donohue compete at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 20, 2018 in  Gangneung, South Korea.

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Sports legends tainted by court cases
 
 Mediamax Network     2018-10-21 kl. 23:03     905 words
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Kenya’s athletics legend Kipchoge Keino is facing corruption allegations over misuse of Sh55m meant for the 2016 Rio Olympics. For a man who put Kenyan sport on the map, this is a low point with several leaders already calling for him to be spared.

The former Paralympic athlete, 31, had asked the constitutional court to review the jail term, which was increased to 13 years last November.
 
   
Report: Wheelchair-accessible rooms hard to find for Tokyo Olympics, Paralympics
 
 Yahoo! Canada     2018-10-21 kl. 22:46     16 words
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Wheelchair-accessible rooms will be hard to find in Tokyo for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.

Report: Wheelchair-accessible rooms hard to find for Tokyo Olympics, Paralympics.... Wheelchair-accessible rooms will be hard to find in Tokyo for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.Yahoo Sports.
 
   
David Taylor Dominates To Win Gold Medal In World Championships Debut
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-10-21 kl. 22:21     318 words
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By | Oct. 21, 2018, 3 p.m. (ET) David Taylor competes at World Wrestling Championships on Oct. 21, 2018 in Budapest, Hungary.

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Nick Gwiazdowski Captures Second Straight Bronze At World Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-10-21 kl. 22:21     335 words
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By | Oct. 21, 2018, 3 p.m. (ET) Nick Gwiazdowski wins a bronze medal at World Wrestling Championships on Oct. 21, 2018 in Budapest, Hungary.

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Ännu ett VM-Silver för Ingela Lundbäck
 
 Norrbottens-Kuriren Premium     2018-10-21 kl. 22:16     169 words
 
En av länets främsta medaljplockare kan nu lägga till ännu ett VM-silver till sin samling. Luleåbon Ingela Lundbäck tog sin femte VM-medalj i årets Para-VM i Slovenien.

Under sin karriär har Lundbäck hunnit samla på sig två paralympics medaljer, ett brons och ett silver, fyra VM silver och ett VM-brons, hela sex EM-Guld, två EM-silver och två EM-brons.

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‘Doping without drugs’: How para-athletes use harmful ‘boosting’ practice to increase performance
 
 Bullfax.com     2018-10-21 kl. 22:06     852 words
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When Canadian para-athlete Martin Larocque wheeled onto the track for the 100-metre final at the 1992 Paralympic Games in Barcelona, Spain, he felt invincible. In the warm-up area, the then-25-year-old from Embrun, Ont.

When Canadian para-athlete Martin Larocque wheeled onto the track for the 100-metre final at the 1992 Paralympic Games in Barcelona, Spain, he felt invincible.... The International Paralympic Committee has banned athletes from competing in a...

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Strictly Come Dancing: Vick Hope is out and leaves the dance floor
 
 Entertainment Daily     2018-10-21 kl. 21:58     562 words
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Radio DJ Vick Hope and her dance partner Graziano di Prima are the fourth couple to be knocked out of this year's Strictly Come Dancing competition.

They trailed Seann and Katya and Paralympic athlete Lauren Steadman and AJ Pritchard - who both scored 24 points - in the table and were picked by viewers to be in the running to be booted off the dance floor.
 
   
Jabeur becomes first Tunisian to reach WTA final
 
 VTV     2018-10-21 kl. 21:49     544 words
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She had already become the first Tunisian to reach a semi-final and continued her impressive form against the Latvian to set up a final against Russian Daria Kasatkina.

plans to re-sign Neymar from Paris St Germain, the club's vice-president Jordi Cardoner said on Friday, knocking down media reports the La Liga champions were ready to tempt the Brazilian forward back to the Nou Camp. * The International Paralympic...
 
   
Boy with autism who improved socially by running plans to finish marathon with mom
 
 ABC News     2018-10-21 kl. 21:36     900 words
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Around this time last year, Wilfrin Hernandez-Cruz waited for his mother at the finish line of the New York City marathon. When his mom, Lisa Hernandez-Cruz, runs on Nov.

He said the organization has sent out 23,000 grants and raised $100 million to help disabled athletes.

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Para-athlete Adenegan crowned BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year
 
 MSN UK     2018-10-21 kl. 21:25     262 words
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Kare Adenegan has been named the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year.

I also thank God for letting me do what I love each day. ?? pic.twitter.com/moCHl3x8ts The Paralympian saw off competition from Freya Anderson (swimming), James Bowen (horse racing), Max Burgin (athletics), Jack Draper (tennis), Georgia-Mae

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Duke of Sussex relishes sharing 'personal joy' of baby announcement
 
 Yahoo!Xtra     2018-10-21 kl. 21:17     296 words
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The Duke of Sussex is delighted he's been able to share his baby joy with the people of Australia.

The Duke also spoke enthusiastically about the Invictus Games, which is a Paralympic-style event for wounded, injured or sick armed services personnel.
 
   
Joe Colon Capitalizes On Late Opportunity To Win Bronze At Wrestling World Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-10-21 kl. 20:47     338 words
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By | Oct. 21, 2018, 5:42 p.m. (ET) Joe Colon celebrates winning bronze in 61kg. freestyle at World Wrestling Championships on Oct. 21, 2018 in Budapest, Hungary.

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Jordan Burroughs Scores Late Point To Secure Bronze At World Championships
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-10-21 kl. 20:47     335 words
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By | Oct. 21, 2018, 1:42 p.m. (ET) Jordan Burroughs looks on during a match at World Wrestling Championships on Oct. 21, 2018 in Budapest, Hungary.

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Iran squad earns 8 medals at Asian paracanoe
 
 Islamic Republic News Agency     2018-10-21 kl. 18:12     103 words
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Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA – Representatives of Iran grabbed six gold and two silver medals at the U-23 Asian championships, which is underway in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. In VL3 category, Shahla Behrouzi Rad received a gold medal.

The Paralympics version of the sport is governed by the International Canoe Federation, and a va'a-specific variant is governed by the International Va'a Federation.
 
   
Pregnant Meghan Markle Is All Smiles With Prince Harry at Sailing Event After Cutting Tour Schedule
 
 IMDB     2018-10-21 kl. 17:52     114 words
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Meghan Markle  joined Prince Harry at a couple Invictus Games events in Australia on Sunday but skipped one, after it was revealed the pregnant Duchess of Sussex would cut back her schedule.

Since they started, Meghan has joined Harry in attending their scheduled 76 public events, including the opening ceremony of the fourth annual Invictus Games, the Paralympic-style competition he founded, which ran late on Saturday night.

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Prince Harry Gushes Over His Baby With Meghan Markle At 2018...
 
 92.1 The Beat     2018-10-21 kl. 17:34     305 words
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Prince Harry  can't stop thinking about his future baby with wife Meghan Markle . On Monday (October 15), Kensington Palace announced that Harry and the Duchess of Sussex  are   expecting their first child next spring.

He also took a moment to admire the Paralympic-style competition, saying, "Our Invictus family has turned these games into a symbol of strength, honor and optimism for a new generation."

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BBC Young Sports Personality 2018: Kare Adenegan wins award
 
 BBC     2018-10-21 kl. 17:30     360 words
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Para-athlete Kare Adenegan has been named the 2018 BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year. The 17-year-old set a world record in the T34 100m, and later in the year became European champion.

Adenegan, who won a silver and two bronzes at the Rio Paralympics, set the world record at the London Anniversary Games in July, beating long-time rival and five-time Paralympic champion Hannah Cockroft....Schwarzer (former footballer)Mark Foster (former Olympic swimmer)Claudia Fragapane (gymnast)Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson (11-time Paralympic...
 
   
Cyclist brings first medal to Ukraine at Invictus Games
 
 KPNews.com     2018-10-21 kl. 17:18     223 words
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Cyclist Denys Fishchuk has won a bronze medal in the cycling competition at the Invictus Games, bringing Ukraine’s national team its first medal on the first day of the event, the Ministry of Defense reported on Oct. 21.

21.The Invictus Games are an annual international Paralympic tournament for invalided soldiers and veterans.
 
   
Lasko-Celje 2018: Devos and Partyka among champions
 
 International Paralympic Committee     2018-10-21 kl. 16:26     872 words
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Poland’s Natalia Partyka was among those to extend their dominance, while others such as Belgium’s Laurens Devos can call themselves first-time world

China’s reigning Paralympic champion Xue Juan triumphed in the class 3 title at the expense of fellow teammate Li Qian (2-11, 11-4, 11-7, 11-9).... Belgium’s teenage sensation Laurens Devos can call himself a world champion, to go along with his Paralympic...
 
   
Usain Bolt offered contract by Central Coast Mariners
 
 Sport 360     2018-10-21 kl. 16:16     856 words
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The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has reinstated the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) nearly three years after it was suspended for its central role in the country’s doping scandal.

RUSADA’s suspension has underpinned the bans on Russia’s athletics federation and national Paralympic committee, and prevented all international sports federations from planning any major events in Russia.
 
   
Challenged Athletes Foundation marks anniversary
 
 ABC7NY     2018-10-21 kl. 16:15     116 words
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Hundreds of disabled athletes are in San Diego this weekend as part of the Challenged Athletes Foundation's 25th anniversary celebration.

Hundreds of disabled athletes are in San Diego this weekend as part of the Challenged Athletes Foundation's 25th anniversary celebration.Channel 7 meteorologist Amy Freeze is among the participants at the organization's triathlon Sunday, where 200

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Meghan sails on Sydney Harbour after Harry says she should pace herself
 
 Lancaster & Morecambe Citizen     2018-10-21 kl. 16:12     752 words
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The pregnant Duchess of Sussex was back supporting competitors in the Invictus Games after being urged by her husband to pace herself during their gruelling 16-day Pacific tour.

Mr Alcott, who is a triple Paralympic gold medallist in wheelchair tennis and wheelchair basketball, said: “He said: ‘Shall I put them on?’.

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Nyjah Huston Shreds Way To Street Finals Gold At X Games Sydney
 
 US Olympic Team     2018-10-21 kl. 16:06     300 words
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By | Oct. 21, 2018, 9 a.m. (ET) Nyjah Huston reacts on the podium at the X Games on July 22, 2018 in Minneapolis. Nyjah Huston, who is one of the top contenders to be on the U.S.

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Metrolink given cash boost for pre-Los Angeles 2028 improvements
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-10-21 kl. 16:05     397 words
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The Metrolink rail network in Southern California has been handed a cash boost with one eye on the Los Angeles 2028 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. State funding of $91.

The Metrolink rail network in Southern California has been handed a cash boost with one eye on the Los Angeles 2028 Summer Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Warriors Discover New Abilities At Adaptive ...
 
 ADVFN Deutschland     2018-10-21 kl. 16:01     418 words
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SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Navy veteran Eliezer Arroyo didn't think he would enjoy playing soccer, but an adaptive sports clinic organized by Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) in San Antonio changed his perspective.

For this clinic, WWP partnered with South Texas Regional Adaptive and Paralympic Sports (STRAPS).

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Gärna vinter-OS - men
 
 Folkbladet Premium     2018-10-21 kl. 15:00     737 words
 
Veckans snackis (förutom regeringsbildandet) har varit - ska Sverige arrangera vinter-OS 2026 eller ej? Enligt kalkylerna ska spelen kosta 13 miljarder kronor, varav IOK bidrar med 9 miljarder. Övriga medel ska tas in via privata sponsorer.

Jag är försiktigt positiv till ett vinter-OS och Paralympics i Sverige och tror det skulle vara bra för idrotten i Sverige och för de olympiska spelen, säger hon i ett uttalande.
 
   
IBSA award hosting rights for 2019 European and African Blind Football Championships
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-10-21 kl. 13:59     338 words
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Rome in Italy and Abidjan in Ivory Coast have been named as hosts of the 2019 International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) European and African Football Championships respectively.

qualifying spots for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.... "It will take place in the Centre of Paralympic Preparation, a world class venue where we will organise the event drawing from our national and international experience in this field," he said.
 
   
Exclusive: Budapest lines up to become inaugural host of Baumann's World Urban Games
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-10-21 kl. 13:06     823 words
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Budapest has revealed its determination to host the inaugural World Urban Games, the brainchild of Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) President Patrick Baumann who died suddenly in Buenos Aires this month.

"This was a project that was close to the heart of Patrick Baumann," said Fürjes, who was previously President of the Budapest 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee until its quest was called off in February last year following the triggering
 
   
Das macht die Invictus Games für Meghan und Harry so...
 
 Press From     2018-10-21 kl. 12:16     343 words
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beim Termin mit Herzogin MeghanEine Eigenschaft, für die Fans ihren Harry besonders lieben, ist sein Lausbuben-Charme. Der kommt bei dem Termin mit Meghan wieder zum Vorschein.

Harry ist Schirmherr der paralympischen Sportveranstaltung für kriegsversehrte Soldaten, die das erste Mal 2014 ausgetragen wurde.
 
   
What happened on Strictly Come Dancing this week
 
 BBC     2018-10-21 kl. 11:51     1340 words
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BBC / Guy Levy Week five saw Darcey Bussell give the first ten of the series That's week five on Strictly Come Dancing done and dusted!

Paralympian Lauren Steadman and AJ Pritchard did the show's first ever couple's choice, dancing a contemporary routine.

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BBC : Royal tour: Meghan takes morning off as Harry goes solo in Sydney
 
 ShamelNews.net     2018-10-21 kl. 11:31     450 words
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????? ?????? ? ????? 21 October 2018 Image copyright The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have decided to cut back Meghan's schedule "slightly" during their tour of Australasia, says Kensington Palace.

Mr Alcott, a triple Paralympic gold medallist in wheelchair tennis and wheelchair basketball, said:
 
   
Marathon Legend Ikangaa Visits With Yamagata Middle Schoolers – Brett Larner – Japan Running News
 
 German Road Races     2018-10-21 kl. 11:18     172 words
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[embedded content] Ikangaa was part of a Tanzanian delegation visiting Nagai, which will host the Tanzanian national team for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Ikangaa was part of a Tanzanian delegation visiting Nagai, which will host the Tanzanian national team for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.The welcome event and exchange with students took place in the school gymnasium, where the
 
   
Australia started the Game unconquered with the participation of the Ukrainian military
 
 Bobr Times     2018-10-21 kl. 11:13     244 words
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On Saturday, October 20, started in Sydney sporting events Game unconquered. 15 Ukrainian athletes will compete in six sports: powerlifting, rowing at the gym, athletics, swimming, archery and road Cycling.

Invictus Games (Games of the unconquered) is an analogue of the Paralympic games for the military.
 
   
Prince Harry and Meghan meet children and Invictus athletes in Sydney
 
 Sharjah24     2018-10-21 kl. 10:56     72 words
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The Duke and Duchess mingled and received gifts from several 'Kookaburra Kids', which is an organisation that helps children living in families affected by mental illness. The Royal Couple also met with Australian and British Invictus Games athletes.

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

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Xposure... Capturing Raw Perspectives of Beauty
 
 SGMB.ae     2018-10-21 kl. 10:46     1204 words
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at Expo Centre Sharjah         Professional photographers capture a moment in time, freezing that instance for the world to dwell upon and introspect. This shot does what words fail to do.

The Olympic Games. Following that, the second most important tournament would be the Paralympic Games, which is a major international multi-sport event, involving physically disabled athletes who have incredible strength and diligence to not let their...
 
   
Strictly Come Dancing: Danny and Amy's jive wins them first 10 of the series
 
 MSN UK     2018-10-21 kl. 10:40     324 words
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‘Strictly Come Dancing’ star Danny John-Jules has become the first of this year’s contestants to get a 10 from the judges.

Charles’ performance was notable as the first Street routine on ‘Strictly’, following the introduction of the “couple’s choice” twist, which also saw Paralympian Lauren Steadman doing a Contemporary number.

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ISA hail anti-doping programme held at 2018 World Surfing Games
 
 Insidethegames.biz     2018-10-21 kl. 10:31     258 words
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An educational anti-doping event which took place in Japan at the 2018 International Surfing Association (ISA) World Surfing Games in Tahara City has been hailed as a success by the ISA and the Japanese Anti-Doping Agency (JADA).

It was also hoped the event would raise awareness of the athletes' responsibilities as role models ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, when surfing will debut.
 
   
Royal tour: Duchess of Sussex rejoins Harry after skipping morning event to rest
 
 Hedge Accordingly     2018-10-21 kl. 09:56     1241 words
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The Duchess of Sussex pulled out of an Invictus Games medal presentation on Sunday morning as the realities of being pregnant during a gruelling royal tour caught up with her.

TV + iview (@ABCTV) October 21, 2018 Mr Alcott, who is a triple Paralympic gold medallist in wheelchair tennis and wheelchair basketball, said:
 
   
Strictly Come Dancing: Danny John-Jules And Amy Dowdens Jive Wins Them First 10 Of The Series
 
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland     2018-10-21 kl. 09:52     279 words
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‘Strictly Come Dancing’ star Danny John-Jules has become the first of this year’s contestants to get a 10 from the judges.

Charles’ performance was notable as the first Street routine on ‘Strictly’, following the introduction of the “couple’s choice” twist, which also saw Paralympian Lauren Steadman doing a Contemporary number.

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Urban Outfitters presents Woke Beauty: An Intimate Discussion with Celebrated Austin Women
 
 Culture Map     2018-10-21 kl. 09:48     109 words
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Photo courtesy of Urban Outfitters Photographer Riley Blanks hosts a special panel discussion surrounding her newly launched business, Woke Beauty. For this event, Riley is bringing together women who are in the business of cultivating "beauty.

Motivational speaker, Paralympian.
 
   
Japanese company helping build Tokyo 2020 venues admit manipulating earthquake safety data
 
 Tokyo Daily News     2018-10-21 kl. 09:14     352 words
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A Japanese hydraulics company involved in building venues for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo has admitted manipulating earthquake safety data.

A Japanese hydraulics company involved in building venues for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo has admitted manipulating earthquake safety data.The firm KYB and its subsidiary have admitted systematically doctoring data for hydraulic

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Jamestown YMCA Jets Begin Swim Season
 
 Jamestown Post-Journal     2018-10-21 kl. 09:02     302 words
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The Jamestown YMCA Jets swim team kicked off its competitive season with an early season meet at Spire Institute in Ohio on Saturday.

27. Morgan Zaffino, one of the Jets paralympic athletes will be in Augusta, Ga., participating in a clinic followed by competing at the Fred Lamback Disability Meet, at the Augusta Aquatics Center.