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Paralympics

Paralympic Torch Relay -- Flame Travels Down Volga

March 03, 2014

Torchbearers pose with their torches in Yaroslavl. (Sochi 2014) (ATR) The Paralympic torch relay traveled along the Volga River Monday as it winds its way toward Sochi. Th...

Media Watch -- Pistorius Trial Underway; Sochi Paralympics

March 03, 2014

Pistorius Faces Media Scrutiny The media zeroed in on Oscar Pistorius as the Paralympian's trial began on Monday. (Getty Images) Newsy.com compiles coverage of the Pistori...

Sponsor Spotlight -- Samsung Paralympic Video; IHF Extends Sponsor

March 01, 2014

Samsung Paralympics Video Campaign Sledge hockey is one of the sports featured in Samsung's video. (Getty Images) Samsung unveiled its video promotional campaign for the S...

Paralympic Torch Relay -- Flame Visits Ural Region

February 28, 2014

Sochi 2014 organizers receive the flame in Sayanogorsk (Sochi 2014) The Paralympic torch relay visited the Ural Federal District in its tour westward towards Sochi Friday. ...

Monday Memo -- Olympian, Paralympian on Trial; Sochi Paralympics

March 03, 2014

Oscar Pistorius (L) speaks with his lawyer Kenny Oldwage in the Pretoria Magistrates Court. (Getty Images) Oscar Pistorius on Trial The trial for Paralympic gold medalist ...

Kazakhstani Nordic skier reprimanded for Anti-Doping Rule violation

February 27, 2014

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has issued a reprimand to Kazakhstani Nordic skier Denis Petrenko for an Anti-Doping Rule violation. Petrenko returned an adve...

IPC to host daily Google Hangouts with athletes during Sochi 2014

February 27, 2014

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that it will host daily Google Hangouts with leading snow sport athletes during the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Gam...

Paralympic Torch Relay -- Flame Starts in Far East

February 27, 2014

Torch-bearer Viktoria Klimina carries the flame in Vladivostok. (RIA Novosti) The Paralympic torch relay opened in Cape Dezhnyov, Russia's "easternmost point," on Wednesday. ...

Paralympic Torch Relay -- Russia`s Sunrise Lights Torch

February 26, 2014

The Paralympic torch relay in Vladivostok (Sochi 2014) (ATR) The Sochi 2014 Paralympics torch relay began Wednesday in Cape Dezhneva, Russia’s most eastern most point. A ...

Qatar's School Olympic Program holds Paralympic Day

February 25, 2014

In a festive sport scene, the Paralympic Day Festival for students with the special needs was successfully held under the theme “ Sport and Integrity” of the seventh edit...

IPC partners with Samsung for exclusive Sochi 2014 video bloggers project

February 25, 2014

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is partnering with its Worldwide Paralympic Partner Samsung to provide 30 leading athletes the chance to record exclusive behind-t...

ATR Podcast -- WCF President Kate Caithness in Sochi

February 20, 2014

WCF president Kate Caithness (ATR) Around the Rings editor Ed Hula talks with World Curling Federation president Kate Caithness in Sochi. Caithness discusses the Sochi Oly...