RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Paralympic Games

A collection of news and information related to Paralympic Games published by this site and its partners.

Top Paralympic Games Articles

Displaying items 121-132
  • New 'Cheetahs' help amputee run to Paralympics

    New 'Cheetahs' help amputee run to Paralympics
    CHULA VISTA, Calif. - Sprinter Blake Leeper just got a pair of fresh legs in March that he'll use at three Paralympics events. “This is the ‘Cheetah Blade’, made by Ossur.  It's all carbon fiber,” the 22-year-old San Diego...
  • Wednesday, July 18, 2012

    Lifestyle may make a difference for those living with Alzheimer's Dr. Heather Snyder talks about the research being presented at this week's Alzheimer's AssociationInternational Conference. Dr. Snyder says lifestyle factors such as alcohol use, sleep...
  • London's luscious, low-key side

     London's luscious, low-key side
    LONDON — As a Californian, I had forgotten that you don't cancel your life just because it rains. If you did, you'd never see anything in London, at least not recently. And there is much to see. Too much, in fact. It's a travel buffet, and it's...
  • Tuesday, June 19, 2012

    Striving for Gold in London with a Certain Degree of Difficulty Olympic athletes Elana Meyers and Anna Johannes talk about their preparatinos for the Olympic and Paralympic games.   John O'Hurley Talks Managing Cholesterol Actor John O'Hurley and Dr....
  • Paralympic athletes overcome the heat to punch their ticket to London.

    Paralympic athletes overcome the heat to punch their ticket to London.
    IUPUI is hosting the US Paralympics track and field trials. 250 athletes are trying to grab a roster spot on the US Paralympic track and field team. The competition isn't the only thing making them sweat. The high temperatures are contributing too....
  • Connecticut Teen With Cerebral Palsy Strives To Ski In 2014 Paralympics

    Connecticut Teen With Cerebral Palsy Strives To Ski In 2014 Paralympics
    Fifteen-year-old Andrew Haraghey's hard work may make his dream to ski with the United States Adaptive Ski Team in the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Russia a reality. Andrew, a sophomore at Enrico Fermi High School in Enfield, has spastic diplegia, a form...
  • USOC hopes its athletes will profit from DeVry education

    USOC hopes its athletes will profit from DeVry education
    For years, the United States Olympic Committee has been seeking a solution to the dilemma of how to help athletes get higher education - particularly athletes whose disciplines are not part of collegiate sports programs and athletes whose competitive...
  • London's ahead of the Games

    London's ahead of the Games
    You yawned at the royal wedding in April. You were happy to miss the riots in August. But you're determined to be a part of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. This means either making a 260-foot discus throw, pronto, or studying up fast on the ticket,...
  • Paralympian eyes Olympic glory after 'miracle' crash

    Paralympian eyes Olympic glory after 'miracle' crash
    Paralympic silver medallist Monique van der Vorst has miraculously become an able-bodied Olympic hopeful after a crash reversed her paralysis. Paralysed from the hip down since she was 13, the 27-year-old handcyclist, who has just signed with the...
  • Double amputee to run in London Olympics

    Double amputee to run in London Olympics
    The latest pre-Olympic sensation from thousands of miles away has some Houstonians to thank for an unprecedented entry to the London games.  South African Oscar Pistorius had both legs amputated as a new born, due to a congenital problem.  While some may...
  • London Olympics: Tips on how to navigate the city during Games

     London Olympics: Tips on how to navigate the city during Games
    LONDON — If you're at all familiar with London — the city of congestion, crowded byways, skinny streets — you may be trying to imagine how in the world the city will cope with moving its Olympics visitors from Point A to Point B. Many...
  • Wheelchair tennis players go for third gold medal

    Wheelchair tennis players go for third gold medal
    CHULA VISTA, Calif --David Wagnerdidn't choose to play wheelchair tennis, but he now embraces it. “I went and tried it out and I just fell in love with the sport and couldn`t get enough of it,” Wagner said after a recent workout at the...