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Rihanna, Jay-Z, Coldplay bring curtains down on Paralympics

Sep 10, 2012

Rihanna, Jay-Z, Coldplay bring curtains down on Paralympics

Central to the ceremony, called the "Festival of the Flame", were the 4,200 Paralympians from 164 nations who sat around the field of play from the start. #Jay-Z #Coldplay #Rihanna #Closing ceremony #Paralympics 2012
Maken issues show cause notice to Paralympic Committee of India

Sep 07, 2012

Maken issues show cause notice to Paralympic Committee of India

Arjuna awardee powerlifter Farman Basha is among the parathletes who have complained of official apathy, saying that the passes of escorts and coaches at the Games Village are being used by officials of the PCI. #Sports #NewsTracker #Ajay Maken #Paralympics 2012 #Paralympic Committee of India
After Paralympics medal, Girisha bags job at SAI

Sep 06, 2012

After Paralympics medal, Girisha bags job at SAI

The announcement comes a day after Maken said the Ministry would award the 24-year-old high jumper with Rs 30 lakh. #Sports Authority of India #Paralympics 2012 #Girisha Nagarajegowda #High-jump
Paralympics silver medallist Girisha gets Rs 10 lakh for win

Sep 05, 2012

Paralympics silver medallist Girisha gets Rs 10 lakh for win

Girisha won the medal in the men's high jump F42 event clearing 1.74 metres on Monday. #Paralympics 2012 #Girisha Nagarajegowda #High-jump
Paralympics: Girisha wins India's first medal in men's high jump

Sep 05, 2012

Paralympics: Girisha wins India's first medal in men's high jump

The 24-year old from Karnataka, who has an impairment in his left leg, sailed over a height of 1.74m using scissors technique in the final of the event to finish second in the presence of an 80,000 capacity crowd last night. #Sports #Paralympics 2012 #Men's high jump #Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda

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Paralympics: Girisha wins India's first medal in men's high jump

Jul 06, 2014

Television Review: Niko von Glasow Flouts Conventions in ‘My Way to Olympia’

Niko von Glasow interviews several athletes as they prepare for the 2012 Paralympics in Britain in the “POV” documentary, “My Way to Olympia....
Paralympics: Girisha wins India's first medal in men's high jump

Jul 02, 2014

Oscar Pistorius a ‘suicide risk’, judge hears at trial

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA — Oscar Pistorius is expected to conclude his case this week, with his defence calling its last witness Wednesday after revealing the Paralympic gold medalist is suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and is at risk of s... #South Africa #Oscar Pistorius
Paralympics: Girisha wins India's first medal in men's high jump

Jul 03, 2014

'Depressed' Pistorius is suicidal, court told

Oscar Pistorius, the Paralympic champion accused of murdering his girlfriend, has been left suicidal by her death and suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and severe depression, a court-appointed psychologist has found. "The degree of anxiety ... #Oscar Pistorius #Africa #Beijing #London