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PARALYMPICS NEWS

Paralympics chief 'disgusted' with Russia for letting down nation's clean athletes

December 10, 2019 4:17 pm

Paralympics boss Andrew Parsons expressed disgust on Tuesday that Russian authorities had let down the country's clean athletes.

Same as Olympics: Tokyo Paralympic ticket demand tops supply

December 10, 2019 1:18 pm

When it comes to tickets, next year's Tokyo Paralympics will be just like the Olympics: There's more demand than there are tickets.

Our dreams can come true, but first, believe it's possible: Alwin Law

November 13, 2019 4:29 pm

Alvin Law, a drummer, who was born without arms, rose to fame when a soundtrack of a music video featured him playing the drums at the Rio Paralympic Games in 2016.

After losing leg at LoC, blade runner toasts second life — with triple gold

October 30, 2019 8:31 am

Gunasekaran, a Subedar in Madras Sappers, had been posted at the Line of Control (LOC) in January 2008. Five months later, on June 4, he was a part of a team sent to conduct a routine check of the wire fencing at the border.

Paralympian who won gold and silver medals in wheelchair racing ends life through euthanasia

October 23, 2019 3:22 pm

Marieke Vervoort won gold and silver medals in 2012 at the London Paralympics in wheelchair racing, and two more medals three years ago in Rio de Janeiro.

Challenges inspire us to find our inner fire: Paralympic medallist Amy Purdy

August 02, 2019 3:30 pm

For Amy Purdy, overcoming challenges through self-belief became the only way to live.

Oscar Pistorius trial: Judge sets 2-week adjournment

April 16, 2014 3:00 pm

Pistorius is charged with premeditated murder for shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in his home last year.

'I took Reeva's life', Oscar Pistorius tells South African court

April 09, 2014 6:56 pm

Pistorius says that the killing was a tragic error and that he fired after mistaking Reeva for an intruder.

Sports bar

September 11, 2013 3:25 am

Oslo says yes to 2022 bid vote

Armed for Victory

September 08, 2013 10:40 pm

Joby Mathew has overcome a physical challenge and state apathy to win many a medal in different sports