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Paralympic Games

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Top Paralympic Games Articles

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  • Paralympic swimmer sets sights on gold

    Paralympic swimmer sets sights on gold
    For 30 minutes they swim together, two strangers lapping the pool in adjacent lanes at the Merritt Athletic Club in Towson. Finally, the older woman climbs out and slumps on the deck, in awe of the teenager still plugging away. "She just keeps going,...
  • Towson parade to honor Phelps, fellow Olympians

    Eleven Olympic athletes with Maryland ties - foremost among them Michael Phelps - are being invited to take part next month in a parade in their honor in Towson, followed by a salute at Fort McHenry that will be capped off with fireworks. The formal...
  • Towson prepares for crowds along Phelps parade route

    Towson prepares for crowds along Phelps parade route
    It's beginning to sound like a military operation, complete with maps, complex logistics, moving machinery and marchers in uniform. With plans for the Oct. 4 parade to honor Michael Phelps and other Maryland Olympians rapidly taking shape, what became...
  • Phelps' worldwide splash

    He has traveled to so many cities and countries since the Olympics ended, when he wakes up in the morning, it's almost impossible for Michael Phelps to remember the date, or even what day it is. Is today Friday? Or is it Thursday? Without looking at...
  • Equal-access bill passes

    Amid its flurry of final-day action, the General Assembly unanimously approved a bill requiring schools to provide disabled students access to sports programs, either among themselves or with able-bodied students. Under the measure known as the Fitness...
  • A salute to a Md. athlete

    A salute to a Md. athlete
    A Beijing-bound athlete from Maryland is featured on McDonald's beverage cups, but it's not Michael Phelps. Instead, it's Tatyana McFadden, a wheelchair sprint racer from Howard County who also is featured in a television commercial for Hilton Hotels...
  • Teaching kids to stay in the game

    Teaching kids to stay in the game
    The basketball players settle into drills with the precision and fluidity of a vintage squad - despite the fact that many of them cannot move their bodies from the waist down. Thanks in part to Gerry Herman, they're a wheelchair team to be reckoned...
  • Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 3/13 log (updated Thursday AM with all basketball matchups)

    7 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Pittsburgh vs. Minnesota (d.).--MLB Net. 9:30 a.m.    Golf: Trophee Hassan II first round (in Agadir, Morocco).--Golf 9:30 a.m.    Baseball: May 1992: Kecoughtan vs. First Colonial.--LSC 48 10 a.m.    Exhibition baseball:...
  • Illini's McFadden wins Paralympic ski silver

    Illini's McFadden wins Paralympic ski silver
    The redoubtable Tatyana McFadden has done it again. The young woman for whom nothing seems impossible joined the group of athletes who have won medals in winter and summer Paralympic competition when she took silver in Wednesday’s sit ski sprint...
  • Sports TV and radio: Wednesday's 3/12 log (updated Wednesday AM with all pairings)

    11:30 a.m.    Highlights: Notre Dame basketball.--CSN 11:30 a.m.    Basketball: March 1995: Hampton girls vs. Midlothian.--LSC 48 1 p.m.    Basketball: ACC first round: Notre Dame vs. Wake Forest, then Virginia Tech vs. Miami at 3:30.--WGNT 27, WUPV...
  • Sports TV and radio: Tuesday's 3/11 log (updated Tuesday AM with all basketball matchups)

    7 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Detroit vs. St. Louis (d.).--MLB Net. 9:30 a.m.    Football: Dec. 2002: Phoebus vs. Stafford.--LSC 48 10 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Oakland vs. L.A. Dodgers (d.).--MLB Net. Noon    Soccer: April 2002: Bethel girls vs....
  • Paralympian Amy Purdy discusses Week 2 on 'Dancing with the Stars'

    Paralympian Amy Purdy discusses Week 2 on 'Dancing with the Stars'
    The Times is pleased to have Amy Purdy, who won a bronze medal in snowboardcross at the 2014 Paralympics, guest-blogging for us while she competes on "Dancing With the Stars" with pro partner Derek Hough. Here are Purdy's thoughts about Week 2 of the...