Saturday, September 8, 2012
Surrendering a second Paralympic title in London, a chastened Oscar Pistorius was gracious in defeat this time.
Friday, September 7, 2012
Oscar Pistorius captured his first gold medal of the London Paralympics when he helped South Africa win the 4x100-meter relay in a world-record time at the Olympic Stadium on Wednesday.
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Paralympics swimming star Natalie du Toit won her second gold medal of the London 2012 Games as she won the women's S9 400-meter freestyle at the Aquatics Centre on Tuesday.
Multiple Paralympic gold medalist Assia El Hannouni of France on Tuesday won gold in the women's T12 400-meter for blind and visually impaired runners, successfully defending her title for the third time.
Indonesian badminton doubles pair Greysia Polii and Meiliana Jauhari have been hit with a four-month ban for their role in a match-throwing scandal at the London Olympics.
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.