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Daily Mirror
William, Kate, George and Charlotte's Canada itinerary in fullPlaza, named after the late businessman Jack Poole, who was a key player behind
William, Kate, George and Charlotte's Canada itinerary in full
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 hours ago
Plaza, named after the late businessman Jack Poole, who was a key player behind the success of the 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Vancouver. Read More Charity work then beckons as the royals head to the Downtown East Side to see the... Read more
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Evening Standard
West Ham coach who represented ParlaympicsGB hopes to inspire othersTeam GB Rio 2016 Paralympics return Members of the Paralympics GB Team show th
West Ham coach who represented ParlaympicsGB hopes to inspire others
Evening Standard / Posted 2 hours ago
Team GB Rio 2016 Paralympics return Members of the Paralympics GB Team show their medals as the British Airways cabin crew pour champagne prior to the flight back from Galeao Airport on British Airways flight BA2016 to Heathrow Airport Alex... Read more
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metro
The celebrity players have been confirmed for The Crystal Maze's big returnzones before tackling the Crystal Zone itself. Alongside footballer Rio and Co
The celebrity players have been confirmed for The Crystal Maze's big return
metro / Posted 2 hours ago
zones before tackling the Crystal Zone itself. Alongside footballer Rio and Coronation Street star Michelle will be Paralympics champion Jonnie Peacock, TV and radio host Sara Cox and comedian Josh Widdicombe.Michelle Keegan will put her Our... Read more
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WRAL.com Raleigh
Heavy rain floods roads around Cumberland, Harnett countiesplays Greensboro Galaxy Fun Park opens Sept. 23 Protesters block Charlotte hi
Heavy rain floods roads around Cumberland, Harnett counties
WRAL.com Raleigh / Posted 3 hours ago
plays Greensboro Galaxy Fun Park opens Sept. 23 Protesters block Charlotte highways after police shooting 2016 Paralympics Photos: 2016 Emmy Awards Fan Cam: NC State fans ready for tilt with Old Dominion Cary's Dragon Boat Festival... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Van Dyk's Berlin Silver Was a Painful Experience but Now It's Next Stop Chicagofrom extremely painful thumbnails suffered in the searing heat of Rio during th
Van Dyk's Berlin Silver Was a Painful Experience but Now It's Next Stop Chicago
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
from extremely painful thumbnails suffered in the searing heat of Rio during the men's marathon, the final event of the Paralympics. 'My thumbnails actually went because my fingers got crushed during the marathon in Rio. My hands got badly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Archery - Anderson's Amazing Paralympic Experience Has Him Hungry for Morebe surrounded by the electric humming and buzz of energy that surrounds a group
Archery - Anderson's Amazing Paralympic Experience Has Him Hungry for More
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
be surrounded by the electric humming and buzz of energy that surrounds a group of 45 athletes on their way to the Paralympics, you feel energy waiting to start competing, dreams coming true, personal bests, medals, action and... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Firms urged to go globaland was one of just five firms chosen for a UK Trade & Investment three-day bus
Firms urged to go global
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
and was one of just five firms chosen for a UK Trade & Investment three-day business trip to Brazil, during the recent Paralympics. It will also present to delegates at an international trade fair in Dusseldorf and be part of another... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Firms urged to go globaland was one of just five firms chosen for a UK Trade & Investment three-day bus
Firms urged to go global
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 5 hours ago
and was one of just five firms chosen for a UK Trade & Investment three-day business trip to Brazil, during the recent Paralympics. It will also present to delegates at an international trade fair in Dusseldorf and be part of another... Read more
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dna
Rio Paralympics medallists to get Rs 90 lakh cash prize from govtThe Centre announced on Wednesday a total cash reward of Rs 90 lakh for the med
Rio Paralympics medallists to get Rs 90 lakh cash prize from govt
dna / Posted 5 hours ago
The Centre announced on Wednesday a total cash reward of Rs 90 lakh for the medal winners of Rio Paralympics. Gold medal winners -- paralympic high jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu and javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia -- will be rewarded with Rs 30... Read more
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New Kerala
Govt. announces Rs.90 lakh cash awards for Rio Paralympians - newkerala.com #125397NK Sports, New Delhi [India], Sept.29 : The government has announced cash award
Govt. announces Rs.90 lakh cash awards for Rio Paralympians - newkerala.com #125397
New Kerala / Posted 6 hours ago
NK Sports, New Delhi [India], Sept.29 : The government has announced cash awards of Rs. 90 lakhs for Rio Paralympics 2016 medal winners. Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thawaarchand Gehlot said that the cash awards are being given under... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Tokyo favors venue changes as 2020 Games costs soar(bottom L) and Para-triathlon athlete Mami Tani pose for photos during an openi
Tokyo favors venue changes as 2020 Games costs soar
Reuters Sports News / Posted 8 hours ago
(bottom L) and Para-triathlon athlete Mami Tani pose for photos during an opening celemony for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics promotional event ''Go for 2020 Street'' in Tokyo's Nihonbashi shopping and business district, Japan,...... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Paralympic Medalist, Emong Has Been Driven By PrayerKampala — Did you know Uganda ever participated in the Winter Paralympics? Is i
Paralympic Medalist, Emong Has Been Driven By Prayer
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Kampala — Did you know Uganda ever participated in the Winter Paralympics? Is it important anyway? Yes. Tofiri Kibuuka represented Uganda twice at the Winter Paralympics in 1976 in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden and in 1980 in Geilo, Norway. He became the... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Kept from Rio, blind triathlete finds new races to conquerGREENWICH — It was a crushing disappointment to Amy Dixon when she wasn’t selec
Kept from Rio, blind triathlete finds new races to conquer
Greenwich Time / Posted 10 hours ago
GREENWICH — It was a crushing disappointment to Amy Dixon when she wasn’t selected to compete in the summer 2016 Paralympics Games in Rio de Janeiro. But Dixon, who is nearly blind and a top athlete, is nothing if not resilient. Though she didn’t... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Kept from Rio, blind triathlete finds new races to conquerGREENWICH — It was a crushing disappointment to Amy Dixon when she wasn’t selec
Kept from Rio, blind triathlete finds new races to conquer
Darien News-Review / Posted 10 hours ago
GREENWICH — It was a crushing disappointment to Amy Dixon when she wasn’t selected to compete in the summer 2016 Paralympics Games in Rio de Janeiro. But Dixon, who is nearly blind and a top athlete, is nothing if not resilient. Though she didn’t... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government announces Rs 90 lakh cash reward for Rio Paralympics medallistsNEW DELHI: The Centre today announced a total cash reward of Rs 90 lakh for the
Government announces Rs 90 lakh cash reward for Rio Paralympics medallists
The Economic Times / Posted 13 hours ago
NEW DELHI: The Centre today announced a total cash reward of Rs 90 lakh for the medal winners of Rio Paralympics. Gold medal winners — paralympic high jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu and javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia — will be rewarded with Rs 30... Read more
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WRAL Sports Fan
The Puck Stops Hereplays Greensboro Galaxy Fun Park opens Sept. 23 Protesters block Charlotte hi
The Puck Stops Here
WRAL Sports Fan / Posted 15 hours ago
plays Greensboro Galaxy Fun Park opens Sept. 23 Protesters block Charlotte highways after police shooting 2016 Paralympics Photos: 2016 Emmy Awards Fan Cam: NC State fans ready for tilt with Old Dominion Cary's Dragon Boat Festival... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Gig Harbor Paralympian visits White HouseGig Harbor’s Megan Blunk has officially returned from Rio after competing in th
Gig Harbor Paralympian visits White House
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 15 hours ago
Gig Harbor’s Megan Blunk has officially returned from Rio after competing in the Paralympics in wheelchair women’s basketball. But not only did she compete in women’s basketball, Blunk was part of the gold medal-winning team. “It was awesome, we... Read more
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heraldscotland
Heather Stanning on fixed bayonets in Lossiemouth and how the Fancy Bears won't tarnish her Olympic goldthe official homecoming event in Edinburgh for the Scots who returned home with
Heather Stanning on fixed bayonets in Lossiemouth and how the Fancy Bears won't tarnish her Olympic gold
heraldscotland / Posted 17 hours ago
the official homecoming event in Edinburgh for the Scots who returned home with a combined 30 medals from the Olympics and Paralympics, said nothing would detract from what this incredible pair of athletes achieved out in Brazil. The proud owners... Read more
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Daily Record
Scots Olympic and Paralympic heroes parade medals at Edinburgh homecomingArchibald, and swimmers Scott Quin and Dan Wallace. Scotland’s Team GB members
Scots Olympic and Paralympic heroes parade medals at Edinburgh homecoming
Daily Record / Posted 20 hours ago
Archibald, and swimmers Scott Quin and Dan Wallace. Scotland’s Team GB members won 13 medals in Rio, while the country’s Paralympics GB team members claimed 17. Wallace, from Edinburgh , who won an Olympic silver in the 4x200m freestyle relay,... Read more
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International Business Times
Queen Letizia is all smiles as she greets Rio 2016 Paralympic medalistsappeared to have attained an injury as she wore cast on her right arm. Spain w
Queen Letizia is all smiles as she greets Rio 2016 Paralympic medalists
International Business Times / Posted 21 hours ago
appeared to have attained an injury as she wore cast on her right arm. Spain won a total of 31 medals during the Rio 2016 Paralympics – eight of them being gold, 14 silver and nine bronze – so it's no wonder the royals were in an upbeat mood.(L-R)... Read more
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The Hindu
Shot of self beliefa physically challenged rider eager to break records in car rallies to becoming
Shot of self belief
The Hindu / Posted 22 hours ago
a physically challenged rider eager to break records in car rallies to becoming the first Indian woman to win a medal at Paralympics, Deepa Malik has come a long way. “It is all about putting mind over matter,” says an elated Deepa eager to... Read more
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The Comet
Paralympic volunteer Marie from Stevenage says: Just Do It!Reid, Marie Sheren and Alfie Hewitt An inspirational Stevenage mum with epilep
Paralympic volunteer Marie from Stevenage says: Just Do It!
The Comet / Posted 22 hours ago
Reid, Marie Sheren and Alfie Hewitt An inspirational Stevenage mum with epilepsy returned from volunteering at the Rio Paralympics – having had the working trip of a lifetime. Marie Sheren, from Guildford Close, helped as a volunteer at the... Read more
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Hip-Hop Wired
R&B Singer & Producer Kashif Saleem Dead At 59scenes but very active in Los Angeles’ music scene. Saleem also produced music
R&B Singer & Producer Kashif Saleem Dead At 59
Hip-Hop Wired / Posted 22 hours ago
scenes but very active in Los Angeles’ music scene. Saleem also produced music for large brands and corporations, including crafting the theme song for the 2000 Paralympics. Initial reports state that Kashif died of natural causes. Photo: Fac... Read more
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chroniclelive
Amy Tinkler and Dame Sarah Storey inspire region's sporty girlsStars of the Olympics and Paralympics descended on Newcastle High School for Gi
Amy Tinkler and Dame Sarah Storey inspire region's sporty girls
chroniclelive / Posted 23 hours ago
Stars of the Olympics and Paralympics descended on Newcastle High School for Girls today with inspirational messages for the sports stars of the future. Girls also attended workshops with Northumbria University experts in subjects like sports... Read more
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FOX News
Shark Attack Survivor Campaigns For Sharks At Un MeetingHassiem six years ago to campaign for shark conservation. Hassiem won bronze i
Shark Attack Survivor Campaigns For Sharks At Un Meeting
FOX News / Posted 23 hours ago
Hassiem six years ago to campaign for shark conservation. Hassiem won bronze in the 100-meter butterfly at the London Paralympics. He recently returned to South Africa from the Rio Olympics, where he finished eighth in the same race. He is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dalung Insists Rio Outing Not a Disasterto 2012 outing, when the country returned home empty handed. Dalung also drew
Dalung Insists Rio Outing Not a Disaster
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
to 2012 outing, when the country returned home empty handed. Dalung also drew attention to the feat performed by the Paralympics Team many of who broke world records and set new ones, as well as being the best African team in the tournament... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Gig Harbor Paralympian visits White HouseGig Harbor’s Megan Blunk has officially returned from Rio after competing in th
Gig Harbor Paralympian visits White House
NorthWest Cable News / Posted yesterday
Gig Harbor’s Megan Blunk has officially returned from Rio after competing in the Paralympics in wheelchair women’s basketball. But not only did she compete in women’s basketball, Blunk was part of the gold medal-winning team. “It was awesome, we... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Gig Harbor Paralympian visits White HouseGig Harbor’s Megan Blunk has officially returned from Rio after competing in th
Gig Harbor Paralympian visits White House
KING5 Seattle / Posted yesterday
Gig Harbor’s Megan Blunk has officially returned from Rio after competing in the Paralympics in wheelchair women’s basketball. But not only did she compete in women’s basketball, Blunk was part of the gold medal-winning team. “It was awesome, we... Read more
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New Kerala
Amitabh, Ranveer bag GQ awards - newkerala.com #125051Nikhil bagged the Designers Of The Year trophy. Sportsman Of The Year went to
Amitabh, Ranveer bag GQ awards - newkerala.com #125051
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Nikhil bagged the Designers Of The Year trophy. Sportsman Of The Year went to Devendra Jhajharia (Gold medallist at 2016 Paralympics in javelin throw). "I'm proud of being an Indian and having brought two gold with world records at the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Japan to test biometric payments for touristsin the southwest, as the government aims to lift the number of overseas visitor
Japan to test biometric payments for tourists
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
in the southwest, as the government aims to lift the number of overseas visitors ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. In the Kanto area, a trial will be conducted at hotel and inn check-ins in popular tourist areas such as the... Read more
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The Hindu
Shooter Sidhartha Babu is aiming high in spite of his physical disabilityShooting champion Sidhartha Babu is aiming high and hopes to compete in the Tok
Shooter Sidhartha Babu is aiming high in spite of his physical disability
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Shooting champion Sidhartha Babu is aiming high and hopes to compete in the Tokyo Paralympics of 2020 As a kid he was into toy guns and cars. He not only played with them, but also made them. When he grew up, the angry young man in him shifted his... Read more
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Scotsman
Five things to do outdoors in Edinburgh in Autumnand under 18s). With the popularity of cycling exploding following the recent
Five things to do outdoors in Edinburgh in Autumn
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
and under 18s). With the popularity of cycling exploding following the recent successes of Team GB at the Olympics and Paralympics in Rio and London, it’s never been a better time to get out and enjoy the hobby. For fun days out, in and around... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Exploring Uganda's Leadership ProblemMcAvoy, who 'stole the show'! Uganda also featured in international news follo
Exploring Uganda's Leadership Problem
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
McAvoy, who 'stole the show'! Uganda also featured in international news following David Emong's silver medal at the Rio Paralympics games! It was our first-ever and not many of us knew he was there. In his interview with the BBC, he thanked the... Read more
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Evening Standard
London’s best alternative crumpets2222, leicestersquaretheatre.com Daniel Hambury/Stella Pictures The co-host o
London’s best alternative crumpets
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
2222, leicestersquaretheatre.com Daniel Hambury/Stella Pictures The co-host of C4’s Last Leg returns from covering the Paralympics to finish his Clown Heart tour, in which he finds the funny side of life and death. Oct 8, Eventim Apollo, W6,... Read more
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This is West Country
Chard 19-old lives Team GB Rio Paralympic dreamTEAM GB’s safe pair of hands at the Rio 2016 Paralympics was provided by a 19-y
Chard 19-old lives Team GB Rio Paralympic dream
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
TEAM GB’s safe pair of hands at the Rio 2016 Paralympics was provided by a 19-year-old from Chard. Giles Moore was the nation’s top shot-stopper, as Great Britain finished fifth in Brazil. He also appeared as Yeovil Town FC’s guest of honour at the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Another Newry lotto player joins millionaire club but who is it?their win." To help jog EuroMillions players' memories about what was happenin
Another Newry lotto player joins millionaire club but who is it?
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
their win." To help jog EuroMillions players' memories about what was happening around the date of the draw in question, the Paralympics (7-18 September) were entering the final week of competition with ParalympicsGB continuing to rack up the meda... Read more
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dna
India pulls out of SAARC summit; Ambani brothers' 'virtual merger'; and morethe judges and empanelment the court. Read more here4. 'Wish I could go back an
India pulls out of SAARC summit; Ambani brothers' 'virtual merger'; and more
dna / Posted yesterday
the judges and empanelment the court. Read more here4. 'Wish I could go back and meet little Devendra,' says India's double Paralympics gold medallist In an exclusive interview with Rutvick Mehta, Devendra Jhajharia looks back at his journey that... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Colorado’s Sophia Herzog takes swimming silver at 2016 Rio ParalympicsPark County’s Sophia Herzog takes silver in breaststroke at Rio Paralympics So
Colorado’s Sophia Herzog takes swimming silver at 2016 Rio Paralympics
Summit Daily News / Posted yesterday
Park County’s Sophia Herzog takes silver in breaststroke at Rio Paralympics Sophia Herzog finally has her first Paralympic medal. On Sept. 15 at the swimming stadium in Rio de Janeiro, the 18-year-old Fairplay native entered the water for her best... Read more
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dna
'Wish I could go back and meet little Devendra,' says India's double Paralympics gold medallistthrow with the hope of achieving great things. Twenty-seven years later, his on
'Wish I could go back and meet little Devendra,' says India's double Paralympics gold medallist
dna / Posted yesterday
throw with the hope of achieving great things. Twenty-seven years later, his one arm fetched India two gold medals at the Paralympics, the latest coming in Rio a couple of weeks earlier. In an exclusive interview with Rutvick Mehta, the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Thai paralympians to have parade and meet PMin Hua Mark to Government House, starting at 2pm. Thailand won six gold, six s
Thai paralympians to have parade and meet PM
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
in Hua Mark to Government House, starting at 2pm. Thailand won six gold, six silver and six bronze medals at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro earlier this month. They were 23rd in the medal standings among 159 participating nations. It... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Brad Snyder "the Best Blind Guy"I wanted to be the best blind guy,” said Snyder. The Baltimore native competed
Brad Snyder "the Best Blind Guy"
CBS Baltimore / Posted yesterday
I wanted to be the best blind guy,” said Snyder. The Baltimore native competed in five different events at the Paralympics in Rio, winning three gold medals, a silver and one world record, the fastest time ever in the 100... Read more
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The Mercury News
Dublin woman with one foot helps Americans win gold in Paralympics volleyballcelebrate her individuality after she helped the U.S. women’s seated volleyball
Dublin woman with one foot helps Americans win gold in Paralympics volleyball
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
celebrate her individuality after she helped the U.S. women’s seated volleyball team win its first-ever gold medal at the Paralympics in Rio on Sept. 18. Team USA dethroned the defending champion Chinese in three straight sets. “I was so excited... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Naval Academy graduate Brad Snyder talks about Paralympics No one captures the true spirit of the Rio Paralympic games more than Brad Sn
Naval Academy graduate Brad Snyder talks about Paralympics
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
No one captures the true spirit of the Rio Paralympic games more than Brad Snyder. No one captures the true spirit of the Rio Paralympic games more than Brad Snyder.See more videos... Read more
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chad
Rio star Ollie sets his sights on Tokyo 2020well. To upgrade the 400 into a gold and the backstroke into a silver was great
Rio star Ollie sets his sights on Tokyo 2020
chad / Posted yesterday
well. To upgrade the 400 into a gold and the backstroke into a silver was great.” With financial cutbacks expected to the Paralympics and slow ticket sales, the build-up to the event was full of pessimism. However, the Brazilian public eventually... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Phil O'Reilly: Employing the disabled can benefit us alloffer our communitiesDisabled woman claims UK businessmen 'refused to move from
Phil O'Reilly: Employing the disabled can benefit us all
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
offer our communitiesDisabled woman claims UK businessmen 'refused to move from her reserved seats' on trainChris Rattue: Paralympics may be approaching the beginning of the end Through initiatives such as the Mainstream Employment Programme, the... Read more
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WRAL.com Raleigh
Reliable Jewelry opens in new downtown Raleigh locationplays Greensboro Galaxy Fun Park opens Sept. 23 Protesters block Charlotte hi
Reliable Jewelry opens in new downtown Raleigh location
WRAL.com Raleigh / Posted yesterday
plays Greensboro Galaxy Fun Park opens Sept. 23 Protesters block Charlotte highways after police shooting 2016 Paralympics Photos: 2016 Emmy Awards Fan Cam: NC State fans ready for tilt with Old Dominion Cary's Dragon Boat Festival... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
A torch is passed at national tour of 'The Curious Incident'called it Hamlet mixed with Cirque du Soleil.) Elliott won the best director To
A torch is passed at national tour of 'The Curious Incident'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
called it Hamlet mixed with Cirque du Soleil.) Elliott won the best director Tony for her work. Related ContentCartoon: Paralympics swimming legend Sophie PascoeBarry Soper: Law changes all well and good, but we need to respect 'family'Cartoon:... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Hunt on to find £1m Northern Ireland lottery winner - could it be you?win.” To help jog EuroMillions players’ memories about what was happening arou
Hunt on to find £1m Northern Ireland lottery winner - could it be you?
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
win.” To help jog EuroMillions players’ memories about what was happening around the date of the draw in question, the Paralympics (7-18 September) were entering the final week of competition with ParalympicsGB continuing to rack up the... Read more
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New Kerala
Paralympic body insisting on 'vague requirements' for reinstatement: Russia - newkerala.com #124568need to understand what we should be doing next since the deadline to apply for
Paralympic body insisting on 'vague requirements' for reinstatement: Russia - newkerala.com #124568
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
need to understand what we should be doing next since the deadline to apply for qualification tournaments ahead of the 2018 Paralympics in South Korea will soon approach," RPC First Vice President Pavel Rozhkov said, reports Tass. "We need certain... Read more
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WRAL.com Raleigh
In photos: Scenes from the 1st presidential debateplays Greensboro Galaxy Fun Park opens Sept. 23 Protesters block Charlotte hi
In photos: Scenes from the 1st presidential debate
WRAL.com Raleigh / Posted 2 days ago
plays Greensboro Galaxy Fun Park opens Sept. 23 Protesters block Charlotte highways after police shooting 2016 Paralympics Photos: 2016 Emmy Awards Fan Cam: NC State fans ready for tilt with Old Dominion UNC offense comes alive in... Read more
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