Thursday, September 6, 2012
The Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee (CTOC) confirmed yesterday that Taiwanese taekwondo Olympic gold medalist Chu Mu-yen has appealed a decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes Commission in August to drop him from an election.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Paralympic swimmer Achmat Hassiem uses special motivation to go fast: He imagines being chased by the great white shark that bit off his right leg.
Australia's Jacqueline Freney won her fifth gold of the London Paralympics on Monday, capping off a day of triumph by shattering a world record in the relay.
Nepal athlete Bikram Bahadur Rana on Monday set a new personal best at the Paralympics, capping an extraordinary journey to the British capital from the Himalayan nation where he was blinded by Maoist rebels.
A Ukrainian discus thrower was stripped of her Paralympic title for a second time on Monday after being told a day earlier she could keep the medal.
South Africa's Oscar Pistorius is to meet the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) after he lost his first T44 200m race in nine years and said the length of his rivals' carbon fiber blades was unfair.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
A month after his groundbreaking Olympic debut, Oscar Pistorius was reeling from a stunning upset at the London Paralympics on Sunday.
Saturday, September 1, 2012
Cyclist Sarah Storey on Thursday stormed to her eighth Paralympic gold, taking the women's C5 individual 3km pursuit after a lightning-quick qualifying time that would have won her a nondisabled title.
Friday, August 31, 2012
Volleys of fireworks lit up the night sky, Beverley Knight belted out “I am what I am,” and Britain's first Paralympic gold medalist lit the cauldron to open the 2012 London Paralympic Games.
World records tumbled in the pool and on the cycling track on Thursday, as the first day of competition at the London Paralympics got under way and China won the games' first gold medal.