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  1. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    Polio runner Mudassar Baig poised to inspire Pakistanis at London Paralympics

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... as fast as the other boys growing up, is one of four athletes representing Pakistan at the London Paralympics starting tomorrow. He will compete in the 200m and 400m, hoping to replicate ... a promise to myself that one day I will run and win, and that day will come during the London Paralympics," he said. Ali heads the Pakistani contingent. Aneela Beg will compete in women's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1023684/polio-runner-mudassar-baig-poised-inspire-pakistanis-london
  2. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    London ready to stage biggest, best, most integrated Paralympics yet

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... volleyball team. London organising committee chairman Sebastian Coe has repeatedly maintained that the Paralympics and the Olympics are two equal parts of the same event. "We want to change ... Agence France-Presse London prepares to welcome the world again, but this time it will be athletes with disabilities who will be the focus of attention Global spotlight falls ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1022771/london-ready-stage-biggest-best-most-integrated-paralympics-yet
  3. Boccia player keeps her eye of the tigress on London Paralympics

    Posted Nov 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Tsang Ling-yan is confined to a wheelchair with no control of her limbs, but her desire to compete in the Paralympics is as acute as that of any committed athlete. Ms Tsang, 24, ... that is enough to participate in boccia- a Paralympics sport similar to lawn bowls and petanque. Competitors wear a helmet fitted with a pointer with which they give an assistant the direction they want ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/615276/boccia-player-keeps-her-eye-tigress-london-paralympics
  4. Artist's mythical flair wins medal race

    Posted Sep 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com Organisers of the London 2012 Paralympics have chosen a design by an artist with roots in Hong Kong for the Games' medals. Lin Cheung said she ... in jewellery design at London's Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, said her designs, on which she had worked for a year, conveyed the Paralympic themes- spirit in motion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/980036/artists-mythical-flair-wins-medal-race
  5. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    Storey claims her eighth gold but China in control in medals table

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Storey claims her eighth gold, but China in control China ended the first day of the London Paralympics on top of the medal table but it was British cyclist Sarah Storey who stole the show by storming to her eighth Paralympic gold. Storey took the women's C5 individual 3km pursuit after a lightning-quick qualifying time that would have won her ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1027157/storey-claims-her-eighth-gold-china-control-medals-table
  6. Sport - Other Sport

    Sport Digest

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Paralympics medals Hong Kong finished the London Paralympics with three gold, three silver and six bronze medals with wheelchair fencing the biggest winner. Yu Chui-yee won gold in both ... team player Yeung Chi-ka 3-2 in the final. Hong Kong won four gold at the Beijing Paralympic Games in 2008, in wheelchair fencing (two gold), athletics and boccia. Chan Kin-wa ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1032991/sport-digest
  7. British medallists to be feted with grand victory parade

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay The party isn't over yet, but London is already preparing to have an open-topped bus victory parade to salute its Team Great Britain heroes. The date planned is September 10, after the Paralympics are also done and dusted. Organisers believe this will be the mother of all parades London has seen. It will travel down the Mall to Buckingham Palace, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014466/british-medallists-be-feted-grand-victory-parade
  8. An autistic girl who rules in the pool

    Posted Jun 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung After years of waiting, swimmer Leung Shu-hang can finally realise her dream. The 23-year-old is autistic and next year she will compete in the Summer Paralympics in London ... to questions and answers. Next year at the Paralympics in London, mentally challenged athletes will be able to participate again. Leung plans to compete in the 100m breaststroke, the 100m backstroke ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/971171/autistic-girl-who-rules-pool
  9. News - Hong Kong - PARALYMPICS

    Cartoonist Zunzi pays homage to HK's Paralympians

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... portraits as a parting gift for the 28 Hong Kong athletes heading for the Paralympics in London. "I rarely draw positive cartoons. So usually if your face appears in a cartoon, it's ... ceremony of the London-bound Hong Kong delegation, who thanked him for his good-humoured portraits. While drawing Tam Chik-sum, who is competing in wheelchair épée and sabre fencing, Wong said he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1022871/cartoonist-zunzi-pays-homage-hks-paralympians
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Paralympians the upholders of Olympic ideal

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... in the 2012 Paralympics that opened in London last night, these words sum up their achievement in winning selection to be there, let alone in competing at the highest level. To be sure, ... SCMP Editorial Paralympians carry true torch If professionalism and nationalism pose a challenge to the ideals of the Olympic Games, the Paralympics can be said to uphold them. Contested ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1025785/paralympians-upholders-olympic-ideal

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