| Sep 14, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Greta Neimanas was bummed about coming home from the Paralympics that ended Sunday in London without a medal.
It was even more disappointing for the road and track cyclist from Chicago that she came so close – fourth in the road time trial, fifth...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 1:52 PM
University of Illinois freshman Ray Martin, who won four gold medals in wheelchair track at the London Paralympics, was named Monday as Paralympic SportsMan of the Year by the U.S. Olympic Committee .
Martin, 18, of Jersey City, N.J., won all four...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 11:01 AM
Matt Long is 46 now, a few years older than when he triumphantly ran the New York City Marathon in 2008, finishing in 7 hours, 21 minutes.
And he's a few years older than he was after finishing his triumphant 2009 Lake Placid Ironman Triathlon in 16...
| May 9, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Preparing to speak to employees at Citi in Hagerstown, Kari Miller walked calmly up to the podium, smiling and waving as if nothing were out of the ordinary.
“Being disabled only means that you have to find another way of doing all the things...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 2:44 PM
After having to make the choice to amputate her leg more than a year ago, Alyssia Crook is back in school for the first time. She's now a proud freshman at Allendale High School.
Alyssia Crook Faced an uphill battle getting back to school because of...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 5:09 AM
LONDON -- Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip was released from a hospital in Scotland on Monday after being treated for a bladder infection.
Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was admitted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary in Scotland on Wednesday.
| Jun 17, 2012
| 3:33 PM
"I can't believe it."
Those where the words of Noga Nir-Kistler on Sunday morning when she called her husband, Fred, from Bismarck, N.D., to tell him she was just named to the U.S. Paralympic swimming team and will be headed to London this summer to...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 7:04 AM
Gayle Anderson was live in Burbank to continue our series of reports, SALUTE TO LOCAL OLYMPIANS. Today's spotlight features Paralympic Track and Field athlete, Katy Sullivan. Born without either of her lower legs, Ms. Sullivan has been competing...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 1:23 PM
LONDON -- The Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Olympics may not be until Friday, but for some athletes, the Games begin Wednesday.
British women take to the soccer field against New Zealand in Cardiff, Wales, the first of six women's soccer games around...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 11:31 AM
LONDON, England – A Concord High School graduate competing in the World Paralympic Games in London was disqualified in one of his events on Thursday.
The DQ for 19-year-old Dalton Herendeen came in the 200-meter individual medley.
| Aug 30, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Chicago cyclist Greta Neimanas finished seventh Thursday in the 3,000-meter individual pursuit, her first race at the 2012 Paralympics.
"Didn't have the race I wanted or that I can do," she tweeted. "Sometimes it happens. On to the next day & next...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Greta Neimanas of Chicago and Megan Fisher of Hinsdale finished 5th and 9th, respectively, in Saturday’s 500-meter time trial at the 2012 Paralympics in London.
Sarah Storey of Great Britain, the top women’s para-cyclist in the world, won the...