Blog Posts - Paralympics



Paralympics highlight co-operation between athletes with and without disabilities

More than 150 athletes will represent Canada in 19 different sports at the Rio Paralympics. Each competitor has their own unique story about how they got to the Games. And sometimes those stories involve an able-bodied person participating at the Par...
by Celebrity gossip news on Sep 1, 2016

Jack Hodgson: ‘I may be visually impaired, but I’m eyeing gold at the Rio Paralympics 2016’

This relaxed and positive attitude permeates Hodgson’s daily life. Hodgson explains how he bumps into things “every five minutes”, causing chaos in an avalanche of cans in aisle 12 of Sainsbury’s – any other teenager wou...
by Celebrity gossip news on Aug 27, 2016

Namibia: Paralympics team Haul 15 medals in Berlin

​The Namibian team collected three Gold, a Silver and a Bronze to round off a successful outing at the three-day penultimate grand prix of the 2016 International Paralympic Committee’s... This is a content summary only. Visit www.cp-africa.c...

“Rabbit Island” and the city where deer romp among free people

A great tourist destination with numerous targets, Japan, Land of Rising Sun is a true paradise for animals. Guy Gets Smothered by Bunnies on Japan’s Rabbit Island! – YouTube Jun 26, 2014 … Japan’s Rabbit Island, Ōkunoshima (...
by We care about your travel on May 27, 2016

“Rabbit Island” and the city where deer romp among free people

A great tourist destination with numerous targets, Japan, Land of Rising Sun is a true paradise for animals. Guy Gets Smothered by Bunnies on Japan’s Rabbit Island! – YouTube Jun 26, 2014 … Japan’s Rabbit Island, Ōkunoshima (...
by We care about your travel on May 27, 2016

Para-cycling sensationally left out of Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games due to administrative error

Para-cycling has been left out of the initial sports short-listed for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, due to the sport’s governing body not submitting its paperwork in time. Cycling’s governing body, the UCI, failed to submit its application to the...
by Tibs News on Oct 18, 2014

The JB’s – Gimme Some More

Tomorrow night I’ll be going to see one of my favourite groups (and a band that really struck a chord with me when I was very young) – Public Enemy. They’re playing a 300/400 capacity venue in Belfast and I … Continue reading...
by Gazfunk on Aug 4, 2014

The JB’s – Gimme Some More

Tomorrow night I’ll be going to see one of my favourite groups (and a band that really struck a chord with me when I was very young) – Public Enemy. They’re playing a 300/400 capacity venue in Belfast and I … Continue reading...
by Gazfunk on Aug 4, 2014

2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics/Paralympics

My first thought when Tokyo was officially chosen as the host city for the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games was, “there are already enough people in this city as it is!” Call me unenthusiastic, but I am still not...
by Seijaku the Japanese Lifestyle on Dec 25, 2013

Vitalise, Providing Breaks for People Living with a Disability

“We feel very fortunate to be able to travel and we know that taking a break is important for everyone. It helps to recharge the batteries and gives you the inspiration and energy to get back to your every day life. For those living with a disa...
by theplanetd on Jul 20, 2013

Brave Afghan Amputee Athlete Heads to Paralympics.flv

by Video Clip Youtube on Mar 21, 2013

Technology behind Paralympic success — RT

The 2012 London Paralympics was hailed as a great success, particularly for Russia, who finished second overall. RT looks into some of the technology, which allowed many disabled athletes to produce the performances of … Link -  Technology be...
by Latest Tech and Science News on Jan 13, 2013

The Right Number of Slides

People often ask, “How many slides should I use in a 20-minute (or 30-minute, or 40-minute, etc.) presentation.” I always respond the same way: “I don’t know. Maybe three, maybe 20, maybe 50, maybe 100, maybe none.” Ther...
by Manner of Speaking on Nov 7, 2012

Paula Radliffe among a number of high-profile GB athletes to lose National Lottery funding, UK Athletics confirms

… Read article here:   Paula Radliffe among a number of high-profile GB athletes to lose National Lottery funding, UK Athletics confirms...
by Digital Street on Oct 15, 2012

Netzfunde von Montag, dem 24. September 2012

Bei Balken und Splitter gibt es einen interessanten Artikel über unaufgeklärte Aufklärer. Die dortige Analogie, daß ein aufgeklärter Mensch nicht fordert, daß ein rechter Gewalttäter ebenfalls zusammengeschlagen werden soll, sondern in einem f...
by Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott on Sep 24, 2012

The Paralympics and the summer of sporting achievement

Bright and early at the Olympic StadiumAfter enjoying the London 2012 Olympics so much, both on television and when we went to the Olympic Park - read about our day here - I was so glad, like so many others, that we still had the Paralympics to come,...
by The Little Reader Library on Sep 14, 2012

It's over! The greatest show in the world leaves London.

When Boris, Mayor of London, handed over the Paralympic flag to the Mayor of Rio, you could almost hear the crowd shout out: ' Boris, don't give it to him'!  We didn't want it all to end, the fun of hosting the biggest sporting shows in the worl...

Rihanna Spotted Getting Out From A Tattoo Parlour In London

Looking to possess gotten a lowercase solon convert done on her maturation collection of embody art, Rihanna was patterned exiting a tattoo room in Author, UK on Saturday period (Sep 8). The 24-year-old Island exemplar rocked a crosscut ‘Mettle...
by Hiblarious Magazine on Sep 9, 2012

London 2012 just got better - it's the Paralympics!

London's very special Summer Like No Other continues to amaze even the most jaded   Londoners who are used to incredible stuff happening all the time in our great capital city. After the Diamond Jubilee, Olympic Games and Notting Hill Carnival,...

Gladiators

Image Source Channel 4 have been running a superb advertisement for the 2012 London Paralympics which start tomorrow. The advertisement is based upon the fact that the British Paralympic athletes are superhuman. Think about it; just for a few secon...
by Poet at Jaybern on Aug 28, 2012


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