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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... of the mainland economy and political gridlock in the United States.   Paralympics heroes back in town Hong Kong's successful Paralympics team arrives back in the city from London with a clutch ...

  2. New ruling opens way for HK to win more medals

    Posted Nov 29th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... of ID athletes from the 2012 Paralympic Games in London was welcomed by Hong Kong officials who believe sports like athletics, swimming and table tennis will benefit. 'We are pleased that intellectually disabled athletes can compete for medals at the Paralympics again. Hong Kong has a good record and our chances for medals will be high in London,' said Malina Ngai Man-lin, a council ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    ‘Inspirational’ Paralympics to open in London

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 06:48pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London A spectacular opening ceremony was set to ring in the biggest ever Paralympic Games on Wednesday, with double amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius among those ... biggest ever television audience. The Paralympic torch arrived in London early on Wednesday after travelling in an overnight relay through the English countryside. It was lit at Stoke Mandeville ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYPICS

    Countdown begins as Paralympic flame lit at ‘spiritual home’

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 01:34pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in London The Paralympic flame was lit at the spiritual home of disabled sport on Tuesday, signalling the 24-hour countdown to the start of this year’s Games. Some ... told the crowd. “It’s so right and fitting that Stoke Mandeville, the birthplace of the Paralympics, has been chosen as the starting line for the Paralympic torch relay for London this year... ...

  5. Sport - China - PARALYMPICS

    China beat Britain in final Velodrome race

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 10:05am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London China set a world record as they defeated Britain on Sunday in the thrilling final race at the Velodrome, meaning both track cycling teams finished the London this year Paralympics with five golds. In an exciting farewell at the 6,000-capacity venue, China won the mixed C1 to C5 team sprint in 48.454 seconds, ahead of Britain in 49.519 – both ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    Opening ceremony looks to the skies

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 11:11am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London The London 2012 Paralympics began on Wednesday with a vibrant opening ceremony led by Stephen Hawking that paid tribute to human endeavour, enlightenment ... “Heroes”, and a blast of gold and silver ticker tape. London Games chairman Sebastian Coe said: “It is my great honour to say welcome home to the Paralympic Games,” as the event turned to its ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - SPORT

    N Korea’s disabled come in from the cold

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 05:02pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in London North Korea is making its debut at the Paralympic Games, a potential sign of change in a country where, according to activists, disabled people have faced enforced isolation and sterilisation. Sixteen-year-old swimmer Rim Ju-song, a left arm and left leg amputee, is the reclusive, nuclear-armed nation’s first and only athlete in the London Games, ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    Pistorius returns to defend 100m gold

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 02:41pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius returns to the track on Wednesday, days after he suffered his first 200m defeat in nine years and complained that his competitors had an unfair advantage. The 25-year-old star, the most high-profile athlete at the London Games after he became the first double-amputee to compete at the Olympics last month, is out ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    Pistorius wins first London Paralympics gold

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 09:04am by Associated Press in London

    ... Associated Press in London Oscar Pistorius captured his first gold medal of the London Paralympics when he helped South Africa win the 4x100-metre relay in a world-record time ... It is Pistorius’ fifth Paralympic gold across three games, having won the 200 in Athens in 2004 and the 100, 200 and 400 in Beijing in 2008. He has already won a silver in the 200 in London after being ...




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