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Paralympics

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...

Evan Strong leads American podium sweep in snowboard's Paralympic debut

March 14, 2014

The USA's Evan Strong, Mike Shea and Keith Gabel claimed all three medals in the men's snowboard cross competition on Friday (14 March) at Sochi 2014 to complete an American s...

Paralympic Closing Ceremony to show the Impossible is Possible

March 14, 2014

The Closing Ceremony of Russia’s first ever Paralympic Winter Games will take place at the Fisht stadium on Sunday, illustrating to the world how the Games have proven the see...

Former Police Commander Aids Pistorius Defense

March 14, 2014

Defense attorney Barry Roux questioned former Col. G.S. van Rensburg's credibility in court on Friday. (Getty Images) A police commander on the scene the night that Oscar Pis...

Photodesk -- Best of Day Six of Paralympics

March 13, 2014

Slovakia's Miroslav Haraus competes in the men's alpine skiing slalom visually impaired event. (Getty Images) (ATR) Action from day six of competition in the 2014 Winter Par...

Impaired Journalists Hold Mixed Feelings for Sochi

March 13, 2014

Candace Cable has about as much Paralympic experience and perspective on the Games as one can possibly have. Candace Cable (ATR) One of the pioneers of wheelchair racing, ...

Pistorius Defense Team Cross-Examines Forensic Expert

March 13, 2014

Pistorius' bathroom door was a key part of the proceedings on Thursday. (Getty Images) On Thursday, defense attorney Barry Roux questioned forensic expert J.G. Vermeulen over...

Italy and Czech Republic advance to ice sledge hockey fifth-place game in Sochi

March 12, 2014

Swedish goaltender Ulf Nilsson made save after save, 31 in total, on Wednesday (12 March) at Shayba Arena, but Italy's offence was too powerful, storming back from two goals b...