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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...

Brian McKeever picks up eighth Paralympic title and Canada's first Sochi 2014 gold

March 10, 2014

Brian McKeever won Canada's first gold at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games and his eighth career Paralympic title on Monday (10 March), finishing first in the men's 20km...

ATR Podcast -- Sochi Paralympics Underway

March 10, 2014

Canada's Brian McKeever is led by his guide Erik Carleton during the men's 20km visually impaired cross-country skiing event. (Getty Images) Around the Rings European corresp...

Craven "Very Happy" at First Winter Paralympics Gold for GB

March 10, 2014

Kelly Gallagher and guide Charlotte Evans after winning Great Britain's first Winter Paralympics gold (Getty) (ATR) Kelly Gallagher and guide Charlotte Evans won the women’s ...

Russian, Ukranian Share Podium; Update on U.S. Skier

March 09, 2014

Maksym Yarovyi and Roman Petushkov at during the Russian anthem. (ATR) Russian, Ukrainian Biathletes Share Podium Roman Petushkov of Russia and Maksym Yarovyi of Ukraine...

Skier Airlifted Off Ski Course After Crash; First Medals Awarded -- On the Scene

March 08, 2014

The finish pitch at Rosa Khutor is the same as Olymics. (ATR) Treacherous Course Challenges Paralympic Alpine Skiers Racing on much of the same course that Olympic skiers...

Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony `broke the ice` in people's hearts

March 07, 2014

A vibrant and captivating show at the Fisht Stadium opened the Paralympic Winter Games of 2014 in Sochi tonight. The Ceremony started at 20:14 Moscow time, symbolizing the yea...

Ukraine Makes Statement at Paralympics Opening Ceremony

March 07, 2014

Russian Federation delegation (ATR) (ATR) Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin declared open the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games at Fisht Olympic Stadium on an even...

ATR Podcast -- Monday Memo

March 10, 2014

The 2014 Paralympic Winter Games opened on March 7. (Getty Images) (ATR) Around the Rings editor Ed Hula provides perspective on events of the coming week, such as the 2014 W...

Sochi 2014 Paralympic Torch Arrives in Sochi ahead of Opening Ceremony

March 07, 2014

The Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games have been a catalyst to create a barrier-free environment, and have helped change perceptions across Russia. The Sochi 2014 Paralympi...

Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony will 'break the ice' in people's hearts

March 07, 2014

The first Paralympic Games in Russian history will open with a vibrant Ceremony called "Breaking the Ice," which honors the strength of the human spirit and explains how impor...