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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
Paralympics Jonnie Peacock wins 100m, Pistorius comes fourth

Sep 07, 2012

Paralympics Jonnie Peacock wins 100m, Pistorius comes fourth

British teenager Jonnie Peacock who claimed the glory, roared to gold by an 80,000-strong home crowd, in 10.90 seconds. Pistorius the original "Blade Runner" came in fourth. #Oscar Pistorius #Paralympics 2012 #Jonnie Peacock
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
Paralympics No punishment for outspoken Pistorius

Sep 04, 2012

Paralympics No punishment for outspoken Pistorius

Moments after losing to Brazil's Alan Oliveira on Sunday, his first 200m defeat in nine years, Pistorius used a post-race interview to question the legitimacy of his defeat. #Oscar Pistorius #Paralympics #Paralympics 2012
Pistorius shows disabled sport can stand controversy

Sep 04, 2012

Pistorius shows disabled sport can stand controversy

Besides detracting from the victory of Brazil's Alan Oliveira, it was a surprising rant from Pistorius who had convinced sports administrators that his own carbon-fibre blades gave him no advantage over able-bodied runners. #Oscar Pistorius #200m #Paralympics 2012
Paralympics fiasco Maken and Sports Ministry responsible?

Sep 04, 2012

Paralympics fiasco Maken and Sports Ministry responsible?

While Sports Minister Ajay Maken may have promised action against officials accompanying athletes at the London Paralympics, should he look within his ministry first? #Ajay Maken #VideoViews #Paralympics 2012 #Paralymics Committee of India #Javed Abidi
Images Paralympics hero Girisha wins high-jump silver

Sep 04, 2012

Images Paralympics hero Girisha wins high-jump silver

Girisha Nagarajegowda won India its first Paralympics medal in London. Here are images as the 24-year-old entered the history books after clearing 1.74m in the high-jump event to finish second in the presence of an 80,000 capacity crowd. #ImagesOfTheDay #Paralympics #Paralympics 2012 #Girisha Nagarajegowda #High-jump