ARTICLES RELATING TO PARALYMPICS

From tragedy to triumph: a para-athlete speaks about getting back on the saddle

2019-01-31 15:48

Journalist Palesa Manaleng was 27 years old when a cycling accident left her paralysed from the waist down. She thought she’d never play sports again.

'Father Christmas' Mbalula dishes out Paralympic bonuses

2016-09-20 11:24

Sports minister Fikile Mbalula has promised bonuses to all of South Africa's 2016 Paralympic medalists.

10 SA female Paralympians who achieved glory despite the odds

2016-09-18 12:08

South Africa’s 2016 female Paralympians are the ideal embodiment of girl power.

Russia to hold alternative 'Paralympics'

2016-08-31 16:12

Russia will hold a two-day competition next week for its Paralympic squad banned from Rio.

SA's Rio Paralympic team named

2016-07-19 12:04

South Africa has announced its team that will be participating at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio in September.

IPC to do Oscar no favours

2014-09-17 21:09

Should Oscar Pistorius avoid a lengthy prison sentence and return to the track, he can expect a cool reception from the IPC.

Possibility of restoring function to paralysed limbs

2014-03-05 10:43

A future in which there is no need of sporting events for paralysed people is no longer far-fetched, as all the would-be competitors might soon be cured.

Quads 4 Quads race across SA

2012-09-04 09:35

A charity drive initiative hosted by QuadPara Association of South Africa.

 

Man left paralysed after being thrown from a train sets his sights on the Paralympics

2017-11-22 14:55

He hopes to make his family and South Africa proud by competing in the 2020 Paralympics.

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WATCH: Paralympic gold medallist Kevin Paul's welcome dance

Watch South African paralympic gold medallist Kevin Paul dancing with an entertainer at OR Tambo airport while he waits for the rest of his team mates on their return from Rio.

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Paralympians raise their game

2016-09-18 05:21

A round up of some of the best paralympians from across the world.

IPC bans Russia from Paralympics

2016-08-07 19:12

Russia have been issued a blanket ban for the Paralympics in Rio, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced.

Emily Gray – the art of being brave

2014-10-28 14:36

This story of South African paralympian and Springbok athlete Emily Gray will inspire you to live your life courageously.

Tokyo reviews cost of 2020 Olympic Games

2014-06-13 16:49

Due to surging construction costs and environmental concerns Tokyo is reassessing its expenditure for the 2020 Olympics.

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Oscar's agent speaks

2013-04-04 08:46
Oscar's agent speaks

Oscar is ready to return to training, his agent says in this radio interview.

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