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Paralympics

Testimony at Pistorius Trial Sheds Light on Gun Experience

March 17, 2014

Pistorius sits in court on Monday. (Getty Images) Blood marks above Oscar Pistorius' bed and bedside table emerged as new evidence at the double-amputee's trial on Monday. ...

Putin Thanks Russia's Paralympians for 'Medal Fireworks'

March 17, 2014

Putin with Paralympic Medalists (RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday received the country's victorious Paralympians in Sochi, thanking them for their cont...

``Impossible is Possible`` as Sochi Paralympics Close

March 16, 2014

The theme of the Paralympic Closing ceremony is "Impossible is possible." (ATR) (ATR) The Sochi 2014 Games ended Sunday night with the Paralympic Closing Ceremony, with a th...

Ukraine to Participate in Closing Ceremony; Plea for Peace

March 16, 2014

Ukraine Paralympic leader Valeriy Sushkevich. (ATR) Ukrainian Paralympic Committee president Valeriy Sushkevich said that after considerable deliberation with athletes, Ukra...

Paralympic Leadership Trio Call Sochi ``Greatest Paralympics Ever``

March 16, 2014

Dmitry Chernyshenko, Philip Craven and Dmitry Kozak. (ATR) International Paralympic Committee president Philip Craven, Russian deputy prime minister Dmitry Kozak and Sochi 2...

ATR Podcast -- Sochi Paralympics Come to a Close

March 15, 2014

Team USA players Declan Farmer and Joshua Sweeney defend against Russia's Evgeny Petrov during the men's ice sledge hockey gold medal game. (Getty Images) Around the Rings Eu...

IPC Says Sochi Surpassed Expectations; Paralympics Enter Home Stretch

March 15, 2014

IPC president Philip Craven. (ATR) The Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympic Games enter the closing weekend with final events taking place at two coastal venues and two mountain ven...

Steve Cash named U.S. flag bearer for Closing Ceremony of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games

March 14, 2014

SOCHI, Russia – The United States Olympic Committee announced today that three-time Paralympian and sled hockey goalie Steve Cash (Overland, Mo.) has been selected as the flag...

Photodesk -- Paralympic Snowboarding

March 14, 2014

Team USA swept the podium. (ATR) Snowboarding made its debut as a Paralympic discipline in Sochi, and Around the Rings was on the scene for the action. Click here to view ...

Monumental Day for Snowboarders at Paralympics

March 14, 2014

Snowboard cross course at Rosa Khutor (ATR) Snowboarders frolicked in the finish area, smiling and sharing a special occasion on a sun-drenched day, celebrating the success o...

Whang Youn Dai Achievement Award nominees for Sochi 2014 announced

March 14, 2014

Two Russians, two Canadians, an Australian and a Dutch athlete have made the shortlist of nominees for the Whang Youn Dai Achievement Award, presented at every Paralympic Game...

Marie Bochet returns to podium, bagging a third Paralympic gold in Sochi

March 14, 2014

France's Marie Bochet returned to the podium on Friday (14 March) at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Centre to claim her third gold of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. After...