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Paralympics

Para-sport set for major grassroots boost in the Americas ahead of Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games

April 16, 2014

With just under 16 months to go until the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games, almost 75 people from 13 countries in Continental America are set to gather in Sao Paulo, Brazil...

Pistorius Concludes Emotional Testimony

April 15, 2014

Oscar Pistorius testifies he was "overcome with a sense of terror and vulnerability" the night he shot Reeva Steenkamp. (Getty Images) (ATR) Oscar Pistorius told the Pretoria...

Prosecution in Pistorius Trial Cuts at Credibility

April 11, 2014

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel bluntly cross-examines Oscar Pistorius at the Pretoria High Court on Friday. (Getty Images) (ATR) At the Pretoria High Court on Friday, Prosecutor Gerri...

Blunt Cross-Examination from Prosecution in Pistorius Trial

April 10, 2014

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel is aiming to disrupt the Pistorius version of events that took place the night he shot Steenkamp. (Getty Images) Oscar Pistorius returned to the stand T...

Prosecutor Grills Pistorius in Cross-Examination

April 09, 2014

Gerrie Nel cross-examining Oscar Pistoris (Getty Images) (ATR) Prosecutor Gerrie Nel cross-examined Oscar Pistorius in the Paralympian’s murder trial Wednesday. The day be...

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...