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Pistorius Recounts Moment "Everything Changed"

April 08, 2014

As an emotional Pistorius testified on Tuesday, the Olympian's sister Aimee Pistorius broke down in court. (Getty Images) An emotional Pistorius relayed his account of the ni...

Pistorius Defense Requests Early Adjournment

April 07, 2014

Oscar Pistorius embraces a relative at the Pretoria High Court on Monday. (Getty Images) The defense team for Oscar Pistorius requested an early adjournment on Monday followi...

USOC Announces March Athlete and Team of the Month Honors

April 04, 2014

Cyclist Sarah Hammer, Paralympic snowboarder Evan Strong and U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team earn U.S. Olympic Committee’s March honors COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Top perfo...

Photodesk -- U.S. Winter Olympians, Paralympians Visit White House

April 04, 2014

United States Olympians pose with their medals. (Getty Images) (ATR) On April 3rd, United States President Barack Obama honored members of the United States Winter Olympic an...

Obama, First Lady Welcome Team USA to White House -- On the Scene

April 03, 2014

President Obama speaks at Thursday's event to honor U.S. Olympians and Paralympians. (Getty Images) More than 200 Olympians and Paralympians are toasted at the White House by...

Croatia latest nation to join ice sledge hockey thanks to Ottobock Equipment Loaner Programme

April 03, 2014

The Croatian National Paralympic Committee has become the latest organisation to join IPC Ice Sledge Hockey's Ottobock Equipment Loaner Programme and will be receiving 12 sled...

Voting opens for IPC's Best Male Athlete from Sochi 2014 Paralympics

April 02, 2014

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has revealed the shortlist for the Best Male Athlete of March based on performances at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, and...

IPC President receives Legion d'Honneur

March 31, 2014

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has been appointed to the rank of Officer in the Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur by French President...

ChangeMakers initiative uncovers nearly 50 incredible para-sport stories from around the world in celebration of United Nations International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

March 28, 2014

The Agitos Foundation will showcase nearly 50 powerful ChangeMaker stories from Sunday (30 March) until 13 April, in a two week celebration to mark the United Nations Internat...

Pistorius Trial Postponed Until April 7

March 28, 2014

Oscar Pistorius is expected to testify on his own behalf on April 7. (Getty Images) The trial for Oscar Pistorius was adjourned on Friday until April 7, when the Olympian is ...

IPC Athletics Championships Host; FINA Likes Sochi as Host

March 27, 2014

IPC Athletics Host Signing of the agreement (Qatar Olympic Committee) Doha, Qatar will host the 2015 International Paralympic Committee Athletics World Championships. T...

Doha to host IPC Athletics World Championships in 2015

March 27, 2014

The Qatar Paralympic Committee (QPC) signed an agreement to host the 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha on the sideline of the Schools Olympic Program Finals o...