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A supreme athlete, successful Olympian and commercial phenomenon, Pistorius was a poster-boy, an icon and a sound business proposition. Indeed, organisations such as Forbes and Sports Pro Media identified the South African Paralympic runner as being
Mass. (AP) An alpine monoskier from Wenham, Mass., is heading to Sochi for her third Paralympic appearance. Laurie Stephens, 29, was born with spina bifida, but began skiing at Loon Mountain in New Hampshire when she was 12...Stephens along with 79
The Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, may be winding down, but there are still medals to be won by Team USA...Paralympic Sled Hockey team and its quest for the gold at the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Games next month. I didn't even know what sled hockey was
For over 20 years, he has helped patients with disabilities participate in sports like wheelchair basketball, wheelchair softball and a unique sport that will be played at the upcoming Paralympic games in Sochi, sled hockey. It allows individuals
Four sports suffer Olympic funding cut Basketball, synchronised swimming, water polo and weightlifting have all had their Olympic funding withdrawn. UK Sport has decided to put money into other sports ahead of the Rio Games in 2016 and Tokyo 2020.
Liz Nicholl, the chief executive of UK Sport, said: "If achieved, this would demonstrate the fantastic momentum created by London 2012, where additional investment and focus on developing our high performance system has benefited summer and winter
Philip Craven has been re-elected as president of the International Paralympic Committee. It will be the Briton's fourth and final term as head of the Paralympic movement. Tim Reddish, chairman of the British Paralympic Association, says Sunday that
Lords report warns of faltering Olympic legacy A major parliamentary report into the London 2012 Olympics warns that the prospect of an "effective and robust" legacy from the Games is in jeopardy unless there is a change in government approach.
With 10 days until the ballot in Athens, Dickson believes it is far from certain that his rival will win...Dickson was given its backing to stand in the election and he believes his candidacy can prompt an essential debate. "I don't think a
Goalball is a paralympic sport that is played by men and women on an international level. It is fast paced, physically challenging, requires strategy and is exciting. Developed by Hanz Lorenzen of Austria and Sepp Reindl of Germany in 1946 Goalball