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Mar 10, 2018
Winter Paralympics 2018's first gold medal claimed by visually impaired downhill skiier Henrieta FarkasovaThis was Slovakian Henrieta Farkasova's sixth Paralympic gold in vision impaired skiing.
Mar 09, 2018
Paralympics 2018: Google Doodle showcases the conviction of differently abled athletesIn the Google doodle, the athletes can be seen gliding down the snow with full gusto on their respective sporting gears.
Mar 05, 2018
Meet the women of India's wheelchair basketball team, who are scoring points against all oddsThe Indian women's wheelchair basketball team may face issues such as funding, but they play hard and have achieved significant progress | #FirstCulture
Mar 01, 2018
Para-swimmer Prasanta Karmakar suspended by PCI for recording videos of female swimmers; athlete refutes chargesThe PCI revealed that a written complaint was received against Karmakar regarding acts of misconduct, misbehaviour and manhandling by the Arjuna awardee swimmer.
Feb 10, 2018
PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games in South Korea targeted by unidentified hackersThe opening ceremony of PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games in South Korea was the target of a cyber attack by unidentified hackers.
Jan 29, 2018
Russia barred from all Paralympic competitions; certain athletes allowed to compete as neutrals at Pyeongchang Winter GamesRussia has been barred from all Paralympic competitions since August 2016 over allegations of state-sponsored doping that have also led to the suspension of the country’s athletics federation and its anti-doping agency.
Jan 18, 2018
Winter Olympics 2018: North and South Korea plan to field unified women's ice hockey team in a show of unityThe two Koreas will field a combined women’s ice hockey team and march together under one flag at next month’s Winter Olympics in the South, Seoul said on Wednesday, after a new round of talks amid a thaw in cross-border ties.
Jan 11, 2018
Winter Olympics 2018: Organisers sweat over using venues post-Games; storing frozen fish among solutions offeredThousands of fans will pack the futuristic Gangneung Oval for the speed skating competition in the Winter Olympics. But afterwards, one suggestion is for the cavernous steel-grey structure to store frozen fish.
Dec 20, 2017
Winter Paralympics 2018: IPC maintains suspension on Russia; will take call on nation's participation in eventThe International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Wednesday it was maintaining its suspension of the Russia's Paralympic Committee, but had yet to make a final decision on whether Russia can compete at the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea.
Dec 13, 2017
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius injured after brawl in prison over use of public phoneLocal media reported that fellow prisoners were angered by the Pistorius's lengthy telephone conversation, leading to a fight.