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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

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

Aug 24, 2014

Malala Yousafzai: People are listening to me. But I know that might change

Malala has travelled the world campaigning for education rights for girls but shes also studying for her GCSEs in Birmingham. Inez Sarkodee-Adoo, student, political activist and star of the Observers Social Mobility Programme, met her to discuss what... #London #Pakistan #United Kingdom #Bristol #Taliban #Queen Elizabeth II #Topshop
Paralympics: Girisha wins India's first medal in men's high jump

Aug 17, 2014

Jonnie Peacock aiming to end barren spell at European Championships

Olympic gold medallist still coming back from injury Rival Richard Browne missing from Swansea meeting If Jonnie Peacocks season has not quite got going yet, he has the chance to set it in motion on Tuesday without the spectre of his closest rival lo... #London #Pakistan #United Kingdom #Bristol #Taliban #Queen Elizabeth II #Topshop