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Paralympics

Pistorius Neighbor Heard "Terrified Screaming"

March 24, 2014

Chief prosecutor Gerrie Nel is expected to call more than 100 witnesses throughout the duration of the Pistorius trial. (Getty Images) A neighbor of Oscar Pistorius testified...

Monday Memo -- Pistorius Trial Resumes; Figure Skating World Champs

March 24, 2014

The trial for Paralympian Oscar Pistorius resumes Monday at the Pretoria High Court. (Getty Images) Oscar Pistorius on Trial The trial for Paralympic gold medalist Oscar P...

IPC presents Paralympic Order to seven individuals for Sochi 2014 success

March 20, 2014

Following Sunday night's spectacular (16 March) Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games Closing Ceremony, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) presented the Paralympic Orde...

Prosecution Delays Pistorius Trial Until Monday

March 19, 2014

State prosecutor Gerrie Nel speaks during the Pistorius trial. (Getty Images) The trial of Oscar Pistorius will resume Monday after the prosecution asked for time to consult ...

Photodesk -- Sochi Paralympics Closing Ceremony

March 18, 2014

Closing Ceremonies begin in Sochi (ATR) (ATR) Around the Rings was on the scene for the Paralympic Games' closing ceremony. Click here to view the photodesk. For genera...

Pistorius Defense Alleges Police Oversight

March 18, 2014

Defense attorney Barry Roux at the Pretoria High Court (Getty Images) On Tuesday, the defense team for Oscar Pistorius scrutinized photographs of the blood-spattered scene w...

Photodesk -- Sledge Hockey Gold Medal Match

March 17, 2014

Team USA celebrates their victory. (ATR) The United States became the first nation to win the gold medal in sledge hockey twice in a row when they defeated Russia on March 15...

PyeongChang 2018 Press Release on Artistic Segment at Sochi 2014 Paralympics Closing Ceremony (March 16)

March 17, 2014

SOCHI - The Handover Ceremony and cultural performance of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games will take place on March 16th during the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Ga...

Canadian wheelchair racer suspended for five years for anti-doping rule violation

March 17, 2014

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that Canadian T54 wheelchair racer Jean-Paul Compaore has been suspended for five years and fined EUR 1,500 for a se...

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...