| Jun 21, 2012
| 10:26 AM
London is hosting the 2012 Summer Olympics from July 27 to Aug. 12. While the Games are sure to be a spectacular event, there are plenty of other options for those travelers who couldn't get tickets, blew that 100-yard dash or just happen to be in...
| 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...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 9:13 AM
A Grand Rapids area teen stands a good chance at competing on the world stage in track and field. But, what makes 17 year-old Erik Doty so unique, is that he is an amputee.
Erik looks like a born athlete. But, it took a life changing accident to help...
| 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...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Oswego's Joseph Berenyi won a second Paralympic Games medal Sunday.
Berenyi was part of the three-member U.S. team that took bronze in the track cycling mixed sprint.
He anchored the trio, including Sam Kavanagh of Coram, Mont. and Jennifer Schuble...
| Jul 8, 2012
Leave the hurdles to the athletes as you live like a local during the London Games by sampling these apps. Although some are Apple only, most of these apps work on Android and iOS devices for phones and tablets, such as the iPad. If an app works on...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:26 AM
Tatyana McFadden, a junior at the University of Illinois and two-time Chicago Marathon wheelchair winner, has added a first Paralympic gold medal to an already impressive career resume.
McFadden romped to victory in the 400 meters Monday at London’...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 6:43 AM
Cyclist Megan Fisher of Hinsdale won the gold medal Wednesday in the C4 time trial at the 2012 Paralympics.
Fisher, a below-the-left-knee amputee as a result of a car crash a decade ago, clocked 26 minutes, 4.39 seconds to beat Sarah Powell of...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 7:00 PM
Tatyana McFadden is 2-for-2 in her drive for five.
The University of Illinois junior won Wednesday's wheelchair 800 meters at the Paralympic Games in London.
McFadden led from start to finish in a time of 1 minute, 47.01 seconds. Edith Wolf of...
| 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...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 9:55 AM
ANNECY, France(AP) — French authorities struggled Thursday to explain why no one found a 4-year-old child for eight hours at a blood-strewn crime scene as she huddled in a car under the skirt of a corpse — apparently her dead mother or...
| 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...