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Paralympics

Germany's Andrea Rothfuss races to first career Paralympic gold in Sochi

March 12, 2014

Germany's Andrea Rothfuss was able to win her first career Paralympic gold on Wednesday (12 March) at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, topping the women's slalom standi...

IPC to ticket ice sledge hockey semi-finals and final for media at Sochi 2014

March 12, 2014

For the first time ever at a Paralympic Games - Summer or Winter - the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is ticketing a sporting event for media due to the high-level o...

International star Tatyana McFadden picks up her first Winter Paralympic medal in cross-country sprint

March 12, 2014

American wheelchair racing star Tatyana McFadden collected her first-ever medal at a Paralympic Winter Games, as the 24-year-old finished with silver in the women's 1km sittin...

Prosecution Recreates Bathroom in Pistorius Trial

March 12, 2014

Oscar Pistorius during his trial on March 11, 2014.(Getty Images) (ATR) The prosecution in the Oscar Pistorius trial recreated a bathroom in court on Wednesday. They hoped to...

Snow Falls on Paralympic Mountain Venues

March 12, 2014

Skiers battled the elements in Sochi on Wednesday. (Getty Images) Persistent snow fell throughout the morning and early afternoon as alpine and Nordic skiers raced amid a win...

Inside Sochi Revenues; Russia Topples U.S. on Ice

March 11, 2014

Paralympic broadcast rights netted $2.1 million. (ATR) Sochi 2014 head of marketing Dmitry Manevich advises that revenues for the Olympics and Paralympics total $1.3 billion....

Bad Weather Hits Sochi Paralympics; Sledge Hockey Clash

March 11, 2014

In foggy conditions, Solene Jambaque of France competes in the Women's SC Slalom (Getty) (ATR) Heavy rain, gusty winds and fog in the Sochi mountains caused havoc on the four...

Photodesk -- Paralympic Alpine Skiing

March 10, 2014

Russia's Bugaev won a silver medal. (ATR) The Rosa Khutor Alpine Resorted hosted alpine sit-skiing, the first event of the 2014 Paralympics, this past weekend. Click here ...

Weather, Competitions, and Crowds All OK for IPC

March 10, 2014

IPC Boss Craven Likens Sochi to Palm Springs IPC chief Philip Craven (ATR) International Paralympic Committee president Philip Craven says he is very satisfied with the fi...

Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games Wheelchair Curling: Day 3 Roundup

March 10, 2014

Sochi, Russia – Despite losing their unbeaten record this afternoon, Canada remain at the top of the standings alongside hosts Russia at the half-way point in the round-robin ...

Kelly Gallagher wins Great Britain's first-ever Paralympic Winter gold

March 10, 2014

Kelly Gallagher went from worst in the women's downhill visually impaired to first in the super-G on Monday (10 March) at Sochi 2014 to win the first-ever Paralympic Winter go...

Sochi 2014 medals featured on Paralympic stamps

March 10, 2014

To commemorate Russia's first ever Paralympic Winter Games, a unique sheet of three postage stamps, dedicated to the Sochi 2014 Paralympic medals, have been unveiled as part...