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

Sep 12, 2014

Pistorius can compete again in Paralympics

Oscar Pistorius will be free to compete again once he has served any punishment for killing his girlfriend, the International Paralympic Committee said Friday. The South African double-amputee runner was found guilty of culpable homicide in the shoot...
Paralympics: Girisha wins India's first medal in men's high jump

Sep 12, 2014

Sport afforded Oscar Pistorius no protection against his tragic fallibilities

One memory of Oscar Pistorius is abiding. He was bounding with improbable grace on his carbon-fibre prostheses around a municipal track in Gemona, as the summer rain fell in torrents and as the mayor of this somnolent town in Italy’s Friulian mountai... #London #Thierry Mugler
Paralympics: Girisha wins India's first medal in men's high jump

Sep 11, 2014

How Pistorius overcame the odds to become a national hero

Oscar Pistorius overcame considerable odds and fought legal battles to compete alongside able-bodied runners. But none of the hurdles he has faced before could have prepared the man known as the Blade Runner for the scrutiny that followed after he sh... #London #Pretoria #Oscar Pistorius #Court of Arbitration for Sport