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Para-bossen: "Redovisa finanserna"
 
 Norrbottens-Kuriren     2016-08-16 kl. 07:15     220 words
 
Om Paralympics inte får ett tillskott av pengar kommer det att påverka de aktiva. "Det är det sista vi vill", säger Philip Craven, ordförande i Internationella paralympiska kommittén (IPK).

Om Paralympics inte får ett tillskott av pengar kommer det att påverka de aktiva.... "Det är det sista vi vill", säger Philip Craven, ordförande i Internationella paralympiska kommittén (IPK).Kostnaden för att genomföra OS och Paralympics i Rio de...

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Slog världsrekordet - hyllar idolen Pistorius
 
 Aftonbladet     2016-08-15 kl. 18:00     244 words
 
RIO DE JANEIRO. Nye världsstjärnan Wayde van Niekerk växte upp med morddömde Oscar Pistorius som idol. - Han inspirerade en hel generation att börja springa och han gav mig ett skäl att springa för mitt land.

Oscar Pistorius, med smeknamnet Blade Runner, fick efter en lång kamp tävla utanför handikappidrotten, då hans benproteser inte ansågs ge honom någon fördel på 400 meter.
 
   
- nyheter på ett enklare sätt
 
 Sveriges Radio P4     2016-08-15 kl. 18:00     81 words
 
Klartext handlar i dag om att en ung man i Malmö har tagits fast av polisen, misstänkt för att ha tänt eld på bilar. Vi pratar också om att Turkiet har upprörts över att en svensk minister har kritiserat... att turkisk lag kan ändras.

Dessutom pratar vi om Paralympics för idrottare med funktionshinder.
 
   
OS för dyrt - kris för Paralympics
 
 Västerbottens-Kuriren     2016-08-15 kl. 14:53     450 words
 
Sporttelegram För att klara att genomföra OS har Rio-arrangören tvingats att nalla av Paralympics-budgeten, uppger sajten Insidethegames. Resebonusen till deltagande nationer har fotfarande inte betalats ut.

OS för dyrt - kris för Paralympics.... Sporttelegram För att klara att genomföra OS har Rio-arrangören tvingats att nalla av Paralympics-budgeten, uppger sajten Insidethegames.... Resebonusen till deltagande nationer har fotfarande inte betalats ut.I eftermiddag hålls ett krismöte för att säkra att Paralympics...

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Bassängfiaskot hotar ställa in Paralympics
 
 Aftonbladet     2016-08-15 kl. 13:28     231 words
 
Byggnadsproblem i OS-byn och en hoppbassäng som färgades grön. De händelserna hotar nu hela Paralympics, rapporterar insidethegames.biz. Anledningen uppges vara att arrangören tagit pengar från Paralympics för att lösa OS-problemen.

Bassängfiaskot hotar ställa in Paralympics.... De händelserna hotar nu hela Paralympics, rapporterar insidethegames.biz.... Anledningen uppges vara att arrangören tagit pengar från Paralympics för att lösa OS-problemen.De olympiska spelen i Rio har kantats...
 
   
OS för dyrt - kris för Paralympics
 
 Sydsvenskan     2016-08-15 kl. 12:56     435 words
 
För att klara att genomföra OS har Rio-arrangören tvingats att nalla av Paralympics-budgeten, uppger sajten Insidethegames. Resebonusen till deltagande nationer har fortfarande inte betalats ut.

OS för dyrt - kris för Paralympics.... För att ha råd att göra OS-byn beboelig och ordna till det gröna vattnet i simhopparbassägen tvingades Rio-arrangören att nalla av Paralympics-budgeten, uppger sajten Insidethegames.Hålet sägs nu vara så stort att Paralympicsstarten...

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Paralympics riskerar ställas in
 
 SVT Nyheter     2016-08-15 kl. 11:40     166 words
 
I dag håller den internationella paralympiska kommittén, IPC, ett krismöte med Rio de Janeiros borgmästare om Paralympics som ska starta 7 september, vars arrangemang är i fara.

Paralympics riskerar ställas in.... I dag håller den internationella paralympiska kommittén, IPC, ett krismöte med Rio de Janeiros borgmästare om Paralympics som ska starta 7 september, vars arrangemang är i fara.Reporter.... Enligt sajten har pengar för Paralympics...
 
   
Visa firar 30 år som olympisk partner - med nya betalningsupplevelser i Rio 2016
 
 MyNewsdesk     2016-08-15 kl. 11:31     236 words
 
Pressmeddelande Aug 15, 2016 11:31 CEST Sverige, 15 augusti 2016: Visa Inc.

V) Visa firar 30 år som partner till de Olympiska och Paralympiska spelen och har i samband med detta utvecklat ett av världens mest avancerade betalningssystem för OS i Rio 2016.
 
   
Här är en av de mest delade OS-kampanjerna någonsin
 
 Dagens Media     2016-08-15 kl. 10:50     249 words
 
Förutom att göra sitt sista OS någonsin, hjälper den amerikanske simmaren Michael Phelps sportmärket Under Armour att vinna stora framgångar med reklamfilmen Rule Yourself, som bland annat vann ett Grand Prix under Cannes Lions tidigare i somras.

Ny data från Unruly, som bland annat säljer videoreklam och mäter och analyserar kampanjers virala spridning, visar att Micheal Phelps-reklamen är den mest delade OS-kampanjen under 2016, strax efter Channel 4:s Paralympic-kampanj We're the
 
   
Ryssland överklagar avstängning
 
 Norrbottens-Kuriren     2016-08-15 kl. 10:42     63 words
 
Rysslands paralympiska kommitté meddelade på måndagen att beslutet att stoppa landets idrottare från att delta i Paralympics kommer att överklagas till idrottens skiljedomstol, Cas.

Rysslands paralympiska kommitté meddelade på måndagen att beslutet att stoppa landets idrottare från att delta i Paralympics kommer att överklagas till idrottens skiljedomstol, Cas.Anledningen till avstängningen var den systematiska dopning

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Tahmina tävlade i London-OS
 
 Vestmanlands Läns Tidning     2016-08-15 kl. 10:09     358 words
 
Tahmina Kohistani visste att hon skulle göra skillnad då hon var uttagen att springa 100 meter i OS.

Hon har coachat och tränat idrottare till bland annat paralympiska spelen.
 
   
Ryssland har en chans att komma tillbaka till Paralympics
 
 Sveriges Radio P4     2016-08-12 kl. 18:00     298 words
 
Paralympics är en tävling för idrottare med funktionsnedsättning. De som ordnar tävlingen bestämde den 7 augusti att Ryssland ska uteslutas från Paralympics. Men Ryssland har fortfarande en möjlighet att ändra det beslutet.

Ryssland har en chans att komma tillbaka till Paralympics.... Paralympics är en tävling för idrottare med funktionsnedsättning.... De som ordnar tävlingen bestämde den 7 augusti att Ryssland ska uteslutas från Paralympics.... Gruppen som bestämmer om tävlingen för handikappidrottare är Internationella Paralympiska...
 
   
Intl news  
Vale Daniel Berry
 
 Hills News     2016-08-16 kl. 08:49     460 words
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The Hills community is deeply saddened by the passing of para-athlete Daniel Berry, who lost his battle with cancer overnight.

cancer overnight. Para-athlete Daniel Berry, who lost his battle with cancer overnight, in 2011 after returning from the World Paralympic Championships. exit The Hills community is deeply saddened by the passing of para-athletics athlete Daniel Berry,...
 
   
Unicorn Centre riders triumph in national competition
 
 itv.com     2016-08-16 kl. 08:42     323 words
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Disabled riders from the Unicorn Centre RDA group in Hemlington, Middlesbrough have returned triumphant from the RDA National Championships in Gloucestershire.

In the past, the event has provided a springboard for Paralympian’s including Sophie Christiansen, Natasha Baker and Lee Pearson – all of whom started their careers with the support of RDA.
 
   
Tidworth's Help for Heroes gives local athletes some Paralympic inspiration
 
 SpireFM     2016-08-16 kl. 08:34     379 words
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Two former soldiers from Shipton Bellinger, near Tidworth, will be heading out to the Paralympics next month all thanks to South Wiltshire charity Help for Heroes.

Tidworth's Help for Heroes gives local athletes some Paralympic inspiration.... Two former soldiers from Shipton Bellinger, near Tidworth, will be heading out to the Paralympics next month all thanks to South Wiltshire charity Help for Heroes.Steve Arnold...
 
   
Retail - UK sports goods and athleisure sales to reach £7 billion
 
 APLF     2016-08-16 kl. 08:34     452 words
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British fashion consumers are causing a surge in sportswear sales, according to new research from Mintel, which reveals that the sportswear category is set to surpass £7 billion in sales in 2016.

A driving factor in the growth of the athleisure market is the increased in consumer interest in health and wellness trends, according to Mintel, as well as the Olympics and Paralympics games, which has seen brands including Stella McCartney and
 
   
EQS-News: 361 Degrees 1H2016 Revenue Up 15.7% Continue to Drive Growth Through Strengthening Five Core Business Segments
 
 Kuam News 8     2016-08-16 kl. 08:33     2249 words
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Why a gold isn't worth as much as you think: Medals only cost about $587
 
 Mail On Sunday     2016-08-16 kl. 08:32     425 words
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The 500-gram gold medals earned by Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps and Simone Biles are nearly 99 percent recycled silver

Each of the 5,130 Olympic and Paralympic medals took about 48 hours to make, said Berbert, who had an 80-strong team working shifts around the clock to get it all done.
 
   
New Zealand confirms sending full team to Rio Paralympic Games despite money issues
 
 New Zealand Herald     2016-08-16 kl. 08:28     505 words
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New Zealand will still send a full team to compete at next month's Rio Paralympic Games despite news of several countries potentially missing out because of a lack of money for the event.

New Zealand confirms sending full team to Rio Paralympic Games despite money issues.... New Zealand will still send a full team to compete at next month's Rio Paralympic Games despite news of several countries potentially missing out because of a lack of money...
 
   
Abe Avoids War Shrine After Reported Chinese Request...
 
 China Digital Times     2016-08-16 kl. 08:24     1077 words
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Official visits to Japan’s Yasukuni Shrine , where convicted war criminals are enshrined among the war dead, have repeatedly angered neighboring countries.

Internal Affairs and Communications Minister Sanae Takaichi and Tamayo Marukawa, state minister in charge of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, visited the shrine, which honors 14 Class-A war criminals and 2.5 million war dead.

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International chefs cook leftover Olympic food for Rio’s homeless
 
 Philippine Daily Inquirer     2016-08-16 kl. 08:13     480 words
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Italian chef Massimo Bottura(right) is leading the efforts to cook meals for Rio’s homeless people.

Gastromotiva, meanwhile, will continue through the duration of the Olympics and Paralympic Games, after which it will function as a “social business,” Hertz said in the report. The business will also provide vocational training for aspiring
 
   
Diving Shaunae Miller knew she had won gold when she 'heard my mom screaming'
 
 stuff.co.nz     2016-08-16 kl. 08:01     949 words
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For beating Allyson Felix, Shaunae Miller gets a gold medal. Maybe they should give her a cape, too.

READ MORE: * Desperate dive wins gold * * Cash crisis hits Paralympics * Reason:

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GREATER THAN GOLD: ANNABELLE WILLIAMS
 
 Brisbane Legal     2016-08-16 kl. 07:47     974 words
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by Laura Daquino AFTER achieving the height of sporting glory, Annabelle Williams continues to live the Olympic dream as the in-house lawyer for the Australian Olympic Committee.

This was followed by bronze at the 2008 Beijing Paralympics in the 100 metre butterfly, silver at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in the 50 metre freestyle in New Delhi, and gold at the 2012 London Paralympics in the 4x100 metre medley relay.
 
   
At last we have the Olympic hero we have been craving
 
 Times Live South Africa     2016-08-16 kl. 07:35     341 words
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SOUTH Africans have been waking up at unreasonable hours to watch our athletes compete in Rio - and Wayde van Niekerk has finally provided the gold we have been craving.

Van Niekerk, our flagbearer at the opening ceremony, has truly led from the front and one hopes he can inspire not only our other medal hopefuls at the Olympics and next month's Paralympics, but the millions of South Africans who were crying out for
 
   
Rio Paralympics 2016: Situation 'precarious' over travel grant delays
 
 Latest Nigerian News.com     2016-08-16 kl. 07:34     18 words
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Athletes' chances of travelling to September's Paralympics in Rio remain "precarious" despite a day of emergency meetings.

Rio Paralympics 2016:... Athletes' chances of travelling to September's Paralympics in Rio remain "precarious" despite a day of emergency meetings.BBC on Tue, 16 Aug.
 
   
IPC president admits Rio Paralympics' financial position is 'precarious'
 
 Northampton Chronicle & Echo     2016-08-16 kl. 07:32     21 words
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Sir Philip Craven dismissed suggestions the Paralympics would not go ahead

IPC president admits Rio Paralympics' financial position is 'precarious'.... Sir Philip Craven dismissed suggestions the Paralympics would not go ahead.
 
   
Japan's popular idol group SMAP to disband
 
 China Economic Net     2016-08-16 kl. 07:25     239 words
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Japan's popular idol group Sports Music Assemble People, or SMAP, announced on Sunday that it will disband on Dec. 31.

The members have also had separate careers including in TV dramas and movies, and have been helping to promote the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
 
   
Pole vaulter claims Brazil's second gold medal in Rio
 
 stuff.co.nz     2016-08-16 kl. 07:24     451 words
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Brazilian Thiago da Silva edged out world record holder Renaud Lavillenie of France to win the Olympic pole vault in dramatic fashion on Monday and give the host country its first athletics gold medal of the Games.

READ MORE: * Desperate dive wins gold medal * * Cash crisis hits Paralympics * Reason:

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Council lauds Daniel
 
 Redland City Bulletin     2016-08-16 kl. 07:24     440 words
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Swimmer Daniel Fox is aiming for gold at Rio Cleveland swimmer Daniel Fox. One of Redland City’s favourite sons, Daniel Fox, will fly the local flag at the Paralympic Games in Rio.

One of Redland City’s favourite sons, Daniel Fox, will fly the local flag at the Paralympic Games in Rio.Daniel, who was born and raised in Cleveland, hopes to go one better than his silver medal at the 2012 London Paralympics and bring home
 
   
'Precarious' Rio Paralympics faces more cuts
 
 NewsReality.com     2016-08-16 kl. 07:19     42 words
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The Rio Paralympics next month is in a "precarious" state and faces more cuts to let it go ahead, the head of the International Paralympic Committee said. With a court having stopped Rio de Janeiro from transferring crucial funds to the Rio ...

'Precarious' Rio Paralympics faces more cuts.... The Rio Paralympics next month is in a "precarious" state and faces more cuts to let it go ahead, the head of the International Paralympic Committee said.
 
   
'Precarious' Rio Paralympics faces more cuts
 
 Press Trust of India     2016-08-16 kl. 07:17     362 words
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Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (AFP) The Rio Paralympics next month is in a "precarious" state and faces more cuts to let it go ahead, the head of the International Paralympic Committee said.

'Precarious' Rio Paralympics faces more cuts.... Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (AFP) The Rio Paralympics next month is in a "precarious" state and faces more cuts to let it go ahead, the head of the International Paralympic Committee said.With a court having...

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Lakes 18U baseball champs
 
 Hometown Life     2016-08-16 kl. 07:09     1371 words
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What's the secret?
 
 Unlimited Magazine     2016-08-16 kl. 07:06     961 words
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The mystery behind Great Britain's extraordinary track cycling success has become an open conversation topic at Rio's velodrome with several members

READ MORE: * * Cash crisis hits Paralympics * Reason:

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361 Degrees' 1H2016 Revenue Up 15.7% Continue to drive growth through strengthening five core business segments
 
 Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland     2016-08-16 kl. 07:05     2352 words
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Rio Olympics Buffeted By Bad Weather
 
 Radio Free Europe     2016-08-16 kl. 07:04     613 words
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The 10th day of the Rio Olympics was buffeted by bad weather, delays, fumbles, false starts, tragedy, safety scares, and controversy even as beaming athletes from Uzbekistan to Bahrain secured long-sought medals.

A funding crisis in Brazil forced the International Paralympic Committee to announce that cuts will be made to services for athletes competing in Rio next month unless additional cash is secured soon.

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IPC president admits Rio Paralympics' financial position is 'precarious'
 
 NewsRT.co.uk     2016-08-16 kl. 06:48     103 words
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International Paralympic Committee president Sir Philip Craven said Rio 2016's financial position is "precarious" but dismissed rumours the Games would be cancelled.

IPC president admits Rio Paralympics' financial position is 'precarious'.... International Paralympic Committee president Sir Philip Craven said Rio 2016's financial position is "precarious" but dismissed rumours the Games would be cancelled.Amid rising...
 
   
IPC president admits Rio Paralympics' financial position is 'precarious'
 
 Bailiwick Express     2016-08-16 kl. 06:38     156 words
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IPC president admits Rio Paralympics' financial position is 'precarious'.
 
   
Amid Financial Woes, Paralympic Games See Weak Ticket Sales
 
 US.NewsHub.org     2016-08-16 kl. 06:35     57 words
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Less than 10% of available tickets sold three weeks before showcase tournament for disabled athletes RIO DE JANEIRO—Olympic organizers here said

Amid Financial Woes, Paralympic Games See Weak Ticket Sales.... Less than 10% of available tickets sold three weeks before showcase tournament for disabled athletes RIO DE JANEIRO—Olympic organizers here said. ...Monday that less than 10% of available tickets to the Paralympic...

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12-08-2016 | QUT celebrates our Rio athletes
 
 Noodls     2016-08-16 kl. 06:33     239 words
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Queensland University of Technology (via noodls) / 12 August 2016 Three QUT students - Brittany Elmslie, Cate Campbell and Bronte Campbell, all

In the Paralympics, swimmer Rachael Watson and wheelchair rugby player Cameron Carr will compete.
 
   
CAS will rule on Russian appeal for Paralympics by
 
 Europe Online Magazine     2016-08-16 kl. 06:22     125 words
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Von unserem dpa-Korrespondenten und Europe Online          Berlin (dpa) - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will rule by late Sunday on an

CAS will rule on Russian appeal for Paralympics by.... The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will rule by late Sunday on an. ...appeal by the Russian Paralympic Committee regarding the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) suspension of Russia from the Paralympic...
 
   
IPC president admits Rio Paralympics' financial position is 'precarious'
 
 Rugby Advertiser     2016-08-16 kl. 06:20     550 words
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International Paralympic Committee president Sir Philip Craven said Rio 2016's financial position is "precarious" but dismissed rumours the Games would be cancelled.

IPC president admits Rio Paralympics' financial position is 'precarious'.... International Paralympic Committee president Sir Philip Craven said Rio 2016's financial position is "precarious" but dismissed rumours the Games would be cancelled.Amid rising...

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Suspected damage caused to Rio 2016 mountain biking course after strong winds cause fire
 
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Inspections are set to be carried-out tomorrow to assess how much damage has been caused by a fire which broke out on the Olympic mountain bike course at Deodoro here today.

If repair work is required, an added problem concerns how Rio 2016 have been using contingency money saved for the Paralympic Games to address issues.
 
   
N.Y. Olympic medalists should be tax exempt: lawmaker
 
 World News Network     2016-08-16 kl. 05:58     1583 words
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House panel to vote on exempting Olympic medals from taxes
 
 The Hill     2016-08-16 kl. 05:19     350 words
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin BradyKevin Brady For jobs and fairness, real tax reform is urgently needed Clinton seeks to distance

Under the bill, Olympic and Paralympic athletes would not have to pay federal income taxes on the value of their medals and prizes from the U.S.... Olympic Committee. The measure would apply to the current games in Rio de Janeiro and future Olympics and Paralympics. “It seems like a small thing, but when America’s Olympians and Paralympians...
 
   
Fearnley’s flying
 
 Bathurst Western Advocate     2016-08-16 kl. 05:14     493 words
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WHEN Carcoar wheelchair racing ace Kurt Fearnley boards the plane to Rio de Janerio this Saturday bound for his fifth Paralympic Games, he will be carrying plenty of confidence with him.

Fearnley’s flying. WHEN Carcoar wheelchair racing ace Kurt Fearnley boards the plane to Rio de Janerio this Saturday bound for his fifth Paralympic Games, he will be carrying plenty of confidence with him.On Sunday the CSU graduate not only snared his...
 
   
Television camera falls, injures seven
 
 Rapid City Journal     2016-08-16 kl. 05:14     693 words
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RIO DE JANEIRO — Seven people were injured Monday when an elevated television camera plummeted more than 60 feet to the ground Monday in the Olympic park outside the basketball venue in the latest in a string of mishaps at the Rio Games.

Funding cuts could be coming for Paralympics RIO DE JANEIRO— More cuts will be made to services for athletes at the Paralympics next month unless additional funding is rapidly secured for the cash-strapped games in Rio de Janeiro, officials said
 
   
Emmy Kaiser has ‘a blast’ on the court
 
 Cincinnati Enquirer     2016-08-16 kl. 05:02     584 words
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Emmy Kaiser, of Fort Mitchell, will play on U.S. Paralympic wheelchair tennis team in Brazil. Emmy Kaiser (Photo: File photo) FORT MITCHELL – On the tennis court hitting a double or in Starbucks sipping a coffee Emmy Kaiser is an athlete.

Paralympic wheelchair tennis team in Brazil.... In September, as long as she continues to rank in the top 25, she’ll represent the U.S. in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.... The Paralympic Games is a major international multisport event...
 
   
Olympic-Sized Climate Propaganda
 
 Montana News Association     2016-08-16 kl. 04:55     1343 words
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    Right in the middle of the opening ceremonies, the Rio Olympics committee jarringly interrupted the music and pageantry – with a slickly

and shin guards; bows and arrows; volleyball and field hockey nets; basketballs; seats and clothing for fans; prosthetics and wheelchairs for Paralympians; and much more.
 
   
Rio Olympics 2016: Desperate line lunge earns Bahamaian Shaunae Miller 400m title
 
 stuff.co.nz     2016-08-16 kl. 04:49     246 words
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It took a dramatic dive by Shaunae Miller of Bahamas at the finish line to win the women's 400-metre final, preventing American Allyson Felix from capturing a record fifth Olympic gold medal. Miller clocked 49.

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Arts Whistler welcomes new executive director
 
 Whistler Question     2016-08-16 kl. 04:47     563 words
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was officially appointed to the position on Thursday (Aug. 11) Megan Lalonde / Whistler Question August 15, 2016 05:29 PM Maureen Douglas (left) at the government funding announcement.

Douglas, who served as the director of communications and community relations for the Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC) for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, is known throughout the region for her involvement in the community as a
 
   
The most magical place on Earth
 
 Daily Telegraph Australia     2016-08-16 kl. 04:38     1271 words
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It’s not often that the transit to your destination is a memorable part of the holiday, but the drive up the Sea to Sky Highway from Vancouver to Whistler is unforgettable.

Its two mountains, Whistler and Blackcomb, offer more than 200 runs and in 2010, Whistler hosted the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Triathlon: USA Men's Olympic Triathlon Team - Pre-Race Quotes
 
 Runners Web     2016-08-16 kl. 04:37     772 words
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RIO DE JANEIRO -- The three men on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team arrived in Rio on Aug. 13 and spoke at the Rio 2016 Main Press Center on Aug. 15. Quotes and audio included below. You've raced on this course before, last summer.

Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Brazil's Temer not to attend Olympics closing ceremony
 
 SINA     2016-08-16 kl. 04:30     319 words
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RIO DE JANEIRO? Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- Brazil's acting President Michel Temer's press office informed on late Monday that he will not attend the closing

It is not known whether Temer will attend the Paralympic Games' opening or closing ceremonies.... The Paralympic Games runs from September 7-18.

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Road to Rio: Sgt. Joss takes shooting skills to Paralympics
 
 Corsicana Daily Sun     2016-08-16 kl. 04:28     1035 words
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Staff Sergeant John Joss knows a thing or two about grit and determination. He’s counting on those two traits, along with skill, to take him all the way to gold in the Rio Paralympics Sept. 10 and 14.

Road to Rio: Sgt. Joss takes shooting skills to Paralympics.... He’s counting on those two traits, along with skill, to take him all the way to gold in the Rio Paralympics Sept.... 10 and 14.Joss is only the second active duty soldier to go to the Paralympics...

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International Paralympics Committee chief has assurance from Rio mayor for cash
 
 NewsFlow24     2016-08-16 kl. 04:12     20 words
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The Paralympics will not be cancelled, nor will the number of sports be reduced, the International Paralympic Committee chief says.

International Paralympics Committee chief has assurance from Rio mayor for cash.... The Paralympics will not be cancelled, nor will the number of sports be reduced, the International Paralympic Committee chief says.

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Leeds sports science facilities help athletes in Rio
 
 EDQuarter     2016-08-16 kl. 04:12     684 words
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Challenging environment and world-class facilities allow Leeds to perfect the science of achievement Posted by Rebecca Paddick | August 16, 2016 |

and humid climate.” As well as triathletes, the University has also sent 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medal winning diver Rebecca Gallantree to Rio, as well as Paralympians Kim Daybell (table tennis), Karen Darke (cycling) and Claire Cashmore
 
   
Kyle Sandilands shocks again
 
 Daily Telegraph Australia     2016-08-16 kl. 04:08     173 words
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Well that got awkward! Just when you thought you’d heard it all, KIIS FM shock jock Kyle Sandilands says the unthinkable…again.

rather wait for the Paralympics to start, because those athletes would be easier targets. “If I was a robber in Rio I’d be waiting for the Paralympics to start,” the 45-year-old said, adding, “They’re a much easier mark than the able bodied
 
   
Pistorius Suicide Scare
 
 ZimEye     2016-08-16 kl. 04:07     628 words
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Oscar Pistorius was placed on suicide watch this week after sustaining severe wrist injuries in jail that saw him rushed to Pretoria’s Kalafong Hospital last weekend.

One of the senior correctional services sources said the Paralympian “was very upset and had requested to see police officers in a bid to open a criminal case”.

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International Paralympics Committee chief has assurance from Rio mayor for cash
 
 Melbourne Age     2016-08-16 kl. 03:58     90 words
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International Paralympics Committee chief has assurance from Rio mayor for cash.
 
   
Sports Talk: Congress looks ready to give Olympic gold medalists a tax break
 
 Santa Fe New Mexican     2016-08-16 kl. 03:56     71 words
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Should Olympians and Paralympians have to pay taxes on their medals and prize money? For decades, the answer to that question — at least in the federal tax code — has been yes. This year, the program hit two milestones: U.S.

Should Olympians and Paralympians have to pay taxes on their medals and prize money?
 
   
Meet the DJ who gets the party started at the Olympic beach volleyball venue
 
 WDTN     2016-08-16 kl. 03:43     1135 words
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The Copacabana beach boasts a vibrant and fun atmosphere year round, but add the Olympic spirit and the highly popular beach volleyball venue and you’ve got a party. DJ Roueche, known in the U.S. for his work DJing L.A.

volleyball tournament on the Copacabana?  I worked the 2011 Arab Games with Christy Nicolay, who is the Executive Producer – Sports Presentation and Victory Ceremonies Rio 2016 Organizing Committee for Olympic and Paralympic Games.
 
   
Turns out Olympic gold medals AREN'T actually made of gold
 
 Metro     2016-08-16 kl. 03:37     554 words
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Amy Willis for Metro.co.uk Monday 15 Aug 2016 5:51 pm

The gold, silver and bronze medals for the 2016 Paralympics (Picture:Getty Images) Olympic gold medals are arguably priceless in value, but the melted down value of a gold medal would be around £450 ($587).
 
   
Kyle Sandilands takes being offensive to a whole new level
 
 Yahoo! News Australia     2016-08-16 kl. 03:36     209 words
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, 11:27 am Shock jock Kyle Sandilands has put his foot in it again with his latest outrageous remark. The radio host made a controversial joke about robbing Paralympians in Rio.

The radio host made a controversial joke about robbing Paralympians in Rio.RELATED:... Kyle Sandilands and Imogen Anthony are still together ? and they want you to know "If I was a robber in Rio I'd be waiting for the Paralympics to start," the...

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Outsource Australia Show Support For This Year's Olympic Games
 
 WMBF     2016-08-16 kl. 03:35     562 words
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Sales and marketing firm, Outsource Australia have been looking forward to this year's Olympics and now the games are underway the firm touch on a subject close to their hearts.

Outsource Australia outline how every 4 years the Olympics and Paralympics gives supporters the chance to get behind their country and support athletes competing in all sports.

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Enter Russia’s new friend
 
 South Africa News Shafaqna     2016-08-16 kl. 03:28     3013 words
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There was more than a hint of grovelling in Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan s approach to his new dear friend , Russian President Vladimir Putin. The post appeared first on South Africa News Today.

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Paralympics faces further cuts amid Rio funding crisis
 
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Paralympics faces further cuts amid Rio funding crisis.
 
   
US firms hire Rio athletes in marketing initiative
 
 Irish Examiner     2016-08-16 kl. 03:11     478 words
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Rio 2016 sponsors are taking an extra step to prove their commitment to the Games and forever marry their brands to the Olympic rings: They’re hiring Olympians.

“Help wanted: Hiring Olympians & Paralympians at Visa.” The companies insist the initiatives are more than just publicity stunts, and they’re serving an important purpose.  Beyond marquee athletes like Simone Biles and Michael Phelps, many Olympians
 
   
Paralympics faces further cuts amid Rio funding crisis
 
 World News Network     2016-08-16 kl. 03:09     1654 words
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We're The Superhumans Trailer Channel 4 is proud to present the 3-minute trailer for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Signed & Subtitled and Audio Described versions are available in the playlist. Download the track at http://wearethesuperhumans.

Paralympics faces further cuts amid Rio funding crisis.... We're The Superhumans Trailer Channel 4 is proud to present the 3-minute trailer for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.... Download the track at http://wearethesuperhumans.com from Sat 16th July, with all profits going to the British Paralympic...
 
   
TVNZ Blacksand lends its interactive storytelling knack to Paralympics campaign
 
 StopPress New Zealand     2016-08-16 kl. 03:04     750 words
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TVNZ has launched its countdown to the Paralympics with a new interactive 'Built Different' campaign, via Blacksand, that celebrates the determination, strength and the achievements of New Zealand's Paralympians.

TVNZ Blacksand lends its interactive storytelling knack to Paralympics campaign.... TVNZ has launched its countdown to the Paralympics with a new interactive 'Built Different' campaign, via Blacksand, that celebrates the determination, strength and the achievements of New Zealand's Paralympians...
 
   
URGENT: South Africa's van Niekerk wins 400m in
 
 Europe Online Magazine     2016-08-16 kl. 02:52     471 words
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REISEPORTAL Rio de Janeiro (dpa) - Brazil‘s reigning gymnastic Olympic champion Arthur Zanettis lost his London 2012 title on the men‘s rings to Greek Eleftherios Petrounias Monday but was given a roaring ovation for his silver medal.

(dpa) - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) on Monday dismissed speculation the Rio Paralympics are in danger of being cancelled over major financial problems but warned cuts are inevitable if no extra payments are Rio de Janeiro (dpa) -
 
   
Olympic and Paralympic Games Rio 2016 - UQ experts available for media
 
 PressReleasePoint     2016-08-16 kl. 02:49     1243 words
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The  University of Queensland  has a list of experts available for comment on issues relating to the Olympic Games Rio 2016. History and societal context of the Olympic Games/Performance enhancing drugs Dr Ian Jobling,  i.jobling@uq.edu.

Olympic and Paralympic Games Rio 2016 -... Paralympics Dr Sean Tweedy,  s.tweedy@uq.edu.au , 07 3365 6638.... Sports fans would be interested to know Dr Tweedy is the Principal Investigator of the  International Paralympic Committee Classification Research...
 
   
OPB: Portland Women Join Paralympic Goalball Team Heading To Rio
 
 PressReleasePoint     2016-08-16 kl. 02:49     652 words
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Read the original story on OPB.org. Three Portland women are traveling to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in September to compete for the United States in the 2016 Paralympic Games. Jen Armbruster, Asya Miller and Eliana Mason will all compete in goalball.

OPB: Portland Women Join Paralympic Goalball Team Heading To Rio.... Three Portland women are traveling to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in September to compete for the United States in the 2016 Paralympic Games.... This is her seventh time competing in the Paralympics...
 
   
Paralympics faces further cuts amid Rio funding crisis
 
 NewsFlow24     2016-08-16 kl. 02:41     35 words
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More cuts will be made to services for athletes at the Paralympics next month unless additional funding is rapidly secured for the cash-strapped games in Rio de Janeiro, officials said Monday.

Paralympics faces further cuts amid Rio funding crisis.... More cuts will be made to services for athletes at the Paralympics next month unless additional funding is rapidly secured for the cash-strapped games in Rio de Janeiro, officials said Monday.…...

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Second Week Of Olympics Brings World Records, Predicted Problems For Paralympics
 
 KJZZ.org     2016-08-16 kl. 02:36     102 words
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We’ve reached day 10 of the Summer Olympics in Rio, and Day nine hardly could have been more exciting with Usain Bolt winning yet another gold medal and Wade van Niekerk of South Africa setting a new world record in the 400 meters.

Second Week Of Olympics Brings World Records, Predicted Problems For Paralympics....journalist Adrian Hobart discussed the track events, problems for the upcoming Paralympics and golf's return to the Olympics.
 
   
'If I was a robber in Rio I'd be waiting for the Paralympics... they're a
 
 Daily Mail     2016-08-16 kl. 02:34     627 words
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By Bianca La Cioppa For Daily Mail Australia Published: 23:38 GMT, 15 August 2016| Updated: 00:27 GMT, 16 August 2016

'If I was a robber in Rio I'd be waiting for the Paralympics... they're a. ...much easier mark than the able-bodied ones':... Kyle Sandilands has raised eyebrows once again after making a controversial remark about Paralympians heading to Rio for the...

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Dr Ed Coughlan: Cork's culture of belief is the drug of choice for the truly world class
 
 Irish Examiner     2016-08-16 kl. 02:32     1078 words
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There’s a reason Cork is the country’s winningest sporting county. Superior genes? Unlikely. Superior belief? Rio 2016 is fast becoming the Paul and Gary O’Donovan Olympic Games.

Not to mention, Corkman Sean Twomey a 10-time paralympian across three different sports!

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IPC deny Rio Paralympics are under threat over
 
 Europe Online Magazine     2016-08-16 kl. 02:30     27 words
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>> finances ... >> 1ST LEAD IPC deny Rio Paralympics are under threat over finances By John Bagratuni, dpa ... >> IPC deny Rio Paralympics are under threat over finances ...

IPC deny Rio Paralympics are under threat over. >> finances ... >> 1ST LEAD IPC deny Rio Paralympics are under threat over finances By John Bagratuni, dpa ... >> IPC deny Rio Paralympics are under threat over finances ...

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Cash crisis hits Rio Paralympics but NZ officials confident Games will go ahead
 
 Taranaki Daily News     2016-08-16 kl. 02:09     720 words
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IPC president Sir Philip Craven has rubbished rumours that the Paralympics may not go ahead.

Cash crisis hits Rio Paralympics but NZ officials confident Games will go ahead.... IPC president Sir Philip Craven has rubbished rumours that the Paralympics may not go ahead.Rio 2016 organisers are facing a cash crisis ahead of next month's Paralympics after running out of money but Paralympics...

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'Precarious' Rio Paralympics faces more cuts
 
 Yahoo! News Australia     2016-08-16 kl. 02:06     527 words
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, 9:49 am Rio mayor appeals Paralympic funding setback Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - The Rio Paralympics next month is in a "precarious" state and faces more cuts to let it go ahead, the head of the International Paralympic Committee said Monday.

'Precarious' Rio Paralympics faces more cuts. , 9:49 am Rio mayor appeals Paralympic funding setback Rio de Janeiro (AFP) -... The Rio Paralympics next month is in a "precarious" state and faces more cuts to let it go ahead, the head of the International Paralympic...

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OLYMPICS: Paralympian Began In Indiana
 
 InkFreeNews     2016-08-16 kl. 02:03     662 words
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By Madeline M.H. Grosh BALL STATE AT THE GAMES Elizabeth Smith walks out of the locker room and hears the crowd’s cheers echoing through the natatorium. She glances at the block above her lane and takes in a deep breath.

OLYMPICS: Paralympian Began In Indiana.... Passing prosthetic arms and legs of the swimmers currently racing, Smith moves towards her lane, barely noticing the normality of limbs within a Paralympian meet.... Paralympic Spring Can-Ams, and even broke the...
 
   
UPDATE 3-Olympics-Overhead TV camera falls into Olympic Park in latest Games mishap
 
 Philly.com     2016-08-16 kl. 02:03     631 words
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(Adds details) By Eduardo Simões RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 15 (Reuters) - An overhead television camera suspended by cables crashed to the ground in the

In some brighter news for organisers, a cash crunch that had threatened to sink next month's Paralympic Games looked to have eased on Monday when the International Paralympic Committee said it had received funding assurances from Rio's mayor.

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eNCA | IPC deny Rio Paralympics are under threat over finances
 
 MyInforms     2016-08-16 kl. 01:58     213 words
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President Philip Craven and other IPC officials met with Rio mayor Eduardo Paes who pledged to cover the Paralympics… RIO DE JANEIRO – The

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Judge Puts Rio Olympics Organizers'' Funding Efforts on Hold
 
 Nasdaq     2016-08-16 kl. 01:53     528 words
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The committee, known as Rio 2016, is about 250 million reais ($78 million) short of its 7.4 billion-real operating budget for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, government officials say.

The committee, known as Rio 2016, is about 250 million reais ($78 million) short of its 7.4 billion-real operating budget for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, government officials say.Mario Andrada, a spokesman for the committee, on Saturday
 
   
Paralympic sprinter Blake Leeper deemed ineligible for 2016 Paralympics
 
 NewsReality.com     2016-08-16 kl. 01:51     55 words
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2016 Summer Olympics live coverage: U.S. gymnast Laurie Hernandez wins silver in beam; Simone Biles earns bronze Aug. 15, 2016, 4:41 p.m.

Paralympic sprinter Blake Leeper deemed ineligible for 2016 Paralympics.

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Menlo School brings in a trio of new coaches this year
 
 Palo Alto Online     2016-08-16 kl. 01:50     462 words
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“We are excited to have Alana Burgess and Jim Miller join us, and that Kelly Crowley is returning," Menlo Director of Athletics Kris Weems said.

The two-sport Paralympic medalist and retired professional cyclist is a writer and speaker, a USA swimming coach, and founder-director of the ParaSport Institute.... As a swimmer, Crowley held two World records, competed at the 2003 FINA World Championships, and won two gold medals in the 2004 Athens Paralympic...
 
   
Paralympic organisers in emergency talks
 
 BBC     2016-08-16 kl. 01:50     196 words
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Athletes' chances of travelling to the Paralympics in Rio are "precarious" despite a day of emergency talks, says International Paralympic Committee president Philip Craven.

Paralympic organisers in emergency talks.... Athletes' chances of travelling to the Paralympics in Rio are "precarious" despite a day of emergency talks, says International Paralympic Committee president Philip Craven.Rio 2016's organising committee is...

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China voices firm opposition to Japan ministers' visits to Yasukuni
 
 Mainichi Daily News     2016-08-16 kl. 01:49     283 words
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BEIJING (Kyodo) -- China spoke out late Monday against two of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet members visiting Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, earlier in the day.

In the statement, the Chinese Foreign Ministry's top spokesman Lu Kang said the visits by the two Cabinet members, Sanae Takaichi, internal affairs minister, and Tamayo Marukawa, minister in charge of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, once

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His Career Over, Phelps Looks Forward to Being Full-Time Dad
 
 Equilibrio Informativo     2016-08-16 kl. 01:43     527 words
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As of Sunday, the US has 69 medals, 26 of which are gold.

The International Paralympic Committee says Brazilian athlete Luciano Dos Santos Pereira will miss his home Paralympics after receiving a four-year doping ban.
 
   
X Ambassadors' video star back at her desk... until Ellen calls
 
 Sioux City Journal     2016-08-16 kl. 01:39     532 words
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DES MOINES | Now that she's back home after attending the X Ambassadors' concert at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Sunday, what's next for Sioux City native Bettina Dolinsek? Perhaps a round of tours with the band?

The West High School grad has become somewhat famous after one of her gym videos was chosen for the intro to the X Ambassadors' music video "Renegades," which features incredible feats undertaken by disabled athletes.... He and his brother typed in "disabled athletes...
 
   
Batt ready for Rio
 
 Camden Haven Courier     2016-08-16 kl. 01:27     358 words
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Ryley Batt will head to his fourth Paralympic Games, but he's not lacking motivation. RYLEY Batt would be forgiven for wondering if it was all worth it. The early starts, the challenging training sessions and pushing his body to its absolute limit.

Batt ready for Rio. Ryley Batt will head to his fourth Paralympic Games, but he's not lacking motivation.... The early starts, the challenging training sessions and pushing his body to its absolute limit.And that’s before he even takes to the court in the Australian Steelers first match at the Rio Paralympics...

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Australia, France making presence (and future) felt
 
 Sportal.co.nz     2016-08-16 kl. 01:26     2406 words
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RIO DE JANIERO — If Argentina -- and, Spain, the other international program that has challenged U.S.

AIS is in the midst of a decade-long program called "Winning Edge" that seeks to develop multiple Olympic, Paralympic and world champions across the board by 2022.

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Paralympians Work #WithoutLimits
 
 US Department of State     2016-08-16 kl. 01:19     1093 words
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Paralympians are elite athletes at the pinnacle of their sports.

Paralympians Work #WithoutLimits.... Paralympians are elite athletes at the pinnacle of their sports.Thanks to the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act 26 years ago, today’s American Paralympians are able to train as hard and compete like their...
 
   
How much prize money do SA athletes get for winning gold, silver and bronze at the Olympics?
 
 The South African     2016-08-16 kl. 01:10     223 words
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Image Credits: Gallo Images Being a professional athlete takes years of dedication and hard work.

Individual athletes are rewarded R500 000 for a gold medal, R250 000 for silver and R100 000 for bronze at both the Olympics (August 5-21) and Paralympics (September 7-18).
 
   
She needs Rs 3 lakhs for faster wheels
 
 New Indian Express     2016-08-16 kl. 01:09     470 words
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BENGALURU: International paralympic wheelchair tennis player Prathima N Rao is raising  funds to  buy a more advanced wheelchair to improve her chances of winning the Bangkok Open  and Malaysia Open in October this year.

BENGALURU: International paralympic wheelchair tennis player Prathima N Rao is raising  funds to  buy a more advanced wheelchair to improve her chances of winning the Bangkok Open  and Malaysia Open in October this year.She is trying to raise Rs 3...

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Olympics-Paralympics chief says has assurance from Rio mayor for cash
 
 Yahoo! Sports     2016-08-16 kl. 01:02     288 words
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Score Strip League: Football Hull City vs. Leicester City FT 2 Hull 1 Leicester Southampton vs. Watford FT 1 Southampton 1 Watford Middlesbrough vs. Stoke City FT 1 Middlesbrough 1 Stoke Everton vs.

Olympics-Paralympics chief says has assurance from Rio mayor for cash.
 
   
Ghana's disabled athletes ask for support ahead of Paralympic Games
 
 Namibia Press Agency     2016-08-16 kl. 01:00     81 words
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Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. ACCRA, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- Three Ghanaian athletes billed for next month's Paralympic Games have called on the government for support as they prepare for the quadrennial event.

Ghana's disabled athletes ask for support ahead of Paralympic Games.... ACCRA, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- Three Ghanaian athletes billed for next month's Paralympic Games have called on the government for support as they prepare for the quadrennial event.Alem...
 
   
Justin Rose and the rest of Team GB's Olympic heroes to celebrate gold rush
 
 Daily Mail     2016-08-16 kl. 00:58     863 words
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British Olympic Association to throw party at huge Battersea venue

All 366 athletes invited to bash with BOA donors and VIPs Rio games' top-notch graphic design let down by poor sign-making Football pundit Danny Mills in Rio with son George, a promising runner Paralympics organisers approaching panic over empty

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Mikey Brannigan to Defend World Title at 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio
 
 Northport Patch     2016-08-16 kl. 00:54     246 words
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East Northport running star Mikey Brannigan is set to compete in the 2016 Paralympic Games and is looking to defend his world title.

Mikey Brannigan to Defend World Title at 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio.... East Northport running star Mikey Brannigan is set to compete in the 2016 Paralympic Games and is looking to defend his world title.Brannigan is the 2015 Paralympics Track and Field...

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Paralympic sprinter Blake Leeper deemed ineligible for 2016 Paralympics
 
 Lacanada Online News     2016-08-16 kl. 00:50     296 words
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Paralympic sprinter Blake Leeper has lost his appeal to run at the upcoming 2016 Paralympics, an international court announced Monday.

Paralympic sprinter Blake Leeper deemed ineligible for 2016 Paralympics.... Paralympic sprinter Blake Leeper has lost his appeal to run at the upcoming 2016 Paralympics, an international court announced Monday.Leeper, who was born without lower legs and...

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Paralympic sailing team hopes to take home the gold
 
 Rochesterfirst.com     2016-08-16 kl. 00:45     284 words
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Published 08/15 2016 06:17PM Updated 08/15 2016 06:17PM (WROC-TV) Brighton's Mike Ingham has a passion for sailing and coaching. As the coach for the U.S. Paralympic sailing team, Ingham will be in Rio next month for the Paralympic Games.

Paralympic sailing team hopes to take home the gold.... Paralympic sailing team, Ingham will be in Rio next month for the Paralympic Games.“I'll be staying in the Village with the team and everything,” he said. “So it's pretty exciting to be a part of all...
 
   
[Correspondence] Zika virus and the 2016 Olympic Games – Editors' reply
 
 Lancet Neurology     2016-08-16 kl. 00:44     31 words
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Amir Attaran makes some valuable points in his response to our Editorial on the Zika virus risk associated with the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Amir Attaran makes some valuable points in his response to our Editorial on the Zika virus risk associated with the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.1.

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He's one of the world's best archers, and he has no arms
 
 Memphis Commercial Appeal     2016-08-16 kl. 00:44     197 words
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By FAIRFIELD, Iowa - Seven years ago, Matt Stutzman was unemployed, and looking for a way to feed his family. He bought a bow and arrow and told his wife he planned to teach himself how to shoot, so he could hunt deer. She was skeptical.

He also won a silver medal in the 2012 London Paralympic games.... Stutzman will represent the United States as part of the 2016 USA Paralympic team.
 
   
Paralympians Work #WithoutLimits
 
 Easy News Press Agency     2016-08-16 kl. 00:40     39 words
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Paralympians have more to contribute than the sports in which they compete. To highlight the success stories of these athletes, the State Department has launched a Social Media Awareness campaign, #WithoutLimits. DipNote Fonte: U.S.

Paralympians Work #WithoutLimits.... Paralympians have more to contribute than the sports in which they compete.
 
   
Nike's Iron Nun Is 86 Years Old and Fitter Than You
 
 Advertising Age     2016-08-16 kl. 00:28     266 words
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Citi rolls out the latest in its "Stand for Progress" campaign, putting the spotlight on swimmer Brad Snyder, who lost his sight while serving in Afghanistan in 2011 and a year later won a gold medal at the Paralympic Games.

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Russia appeal Paralympics ban to CAS
 
 iSportConnect     2016-08-16 kl. 00:27     38 words
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Top News Monday, 15 August 2016 13:41 About Us Meet The Team

Russia appeal Paralympics ban to CAS.
 
   
Cookstown's Team GB Olympians eliminated
 
 Tyrone Courier     2016-08-16 kl. 00:23     405 words
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Wednesday, 17 August 2016 DESPITE high hopes ahead of the Games, there will be no Olympic medals for Cookstown's two Team GB hockey stars, with Great Britain unexpectedly crashing out in the group stages.

Local attention in Rio will now have to wait a few more weeks for the Paralympics to kick off.
 
   
National Bursary COB Scholarship Created Nation Building Professionals (Government of the Bahamas)
 
 World News Network     2016-08-16 kl. 00:20     1784 words
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(Full Show) The Savage Nation- Michael Savage- August 10, 2016 (Full Show) Thanks for listening. The Savage Nation- Michael Savage- August 10, 2016 (Full Show)...

And if you\'re feeling inspired by the Games, you can join Team GB in the nation\'s biggest sports day on the 27th August http://iamteamgb.com/ Lot\'s of Olympic and Paralympic content coming up on their channels, so give them a follow:

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Lottery man
 
 BBC     2016-08-16 kl. 00:19     1174 words
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Rio 2016: Does John Major deserve credit for Team GB's success?

"Before the beginning of each funding cycle, all sports will present to UK Sport a detailed, costed strategy and agree a range of medals which they will aim to achieve at the following Olympic or Paralympic Games.

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The Latest: Cuban heavyweight Lopez has 3rd Greco-Roman gold
 
 Rock Hill Herald     2016-08-16 kl. 00:16     1933 words
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The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 6:40 p.m.

3:30 p.m. Rio's mayor is appealing a federal court decision that forbids the city and federal government from transferring public funds for the Paralympics.

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Kingston swimmer ready for Rio Paralympic Games
 
 Kingston Whig-Standard     2016-08-16 kl. 00:04     628 words
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Abi Tripp, who next month in Brazil becomes the first-ever Kingston swimmer in a Paralympic Games, began forecasting that feat back in Grade 6 at Rideau Public School.

Kingston swimmer ready for Rio Paralympic Games.... Abi Tripp, who next month in Brazil becomes the first-ever Kingston swimmer in a Paralympic Games, began forecasting that feat back in Grade 6 at Rideau Public School.“I wrote ‘RIO2016’ on pretty much...
 
   
Paralympics 2016: Russia slams blanket ban as 'beyond ...
 
 Firstpost.com     2016-08-16 kl. 00:01     441 words
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Moscow : Russia's Paralympic Committee on Monday announced it has filed an appeal against the decision to ban the country from the Rio Paralympic Games over evidence of state-sponsored doping.

Paralympics 2016: Russia slams blanket ban as 'beyond ...Moscow : Russia's Paralympic Committee on Monday announced it has filed an appeal against the decision to ban the country from the Rio Paralympic Games over evidence of state-sponsored doping.A...
 
   
Gold-Medal Views! Incredible Images Show Rio Summer Olympics from Space
 
 Space.com     2016-08-15 kl. 23:56     472 words
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Multiple satellites orbiting high above Earth have captured spectacular images of Rio de Janeiro, the city hosting this summer's Olympic Games.

The venue photographed in the center of this image is where pre-Olympic and Paralympic training camps are held.