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  1. 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 ... MacLean who won the men’s individual B sprint. In B classification races, athletes with a visual impairment compete on a tandem bicycle with a sighted pilot on the front. Contested in three duels ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    Peacock sprints to glory

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 01:40pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Britain’s Sarah Storey clinched her fourth gold of the Games and the 11th in her career by winning the women’s individual C4/5 road race over 64km at the Brands Hatch motor racing circuit ... 4 television. “Well done, it’s a great time for him. He’s still young and he’s got a great future ahead of him.” Organisers had billed the T44 race for single and double below-the-knee amputees ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    Oscar Pistorius wants to train again for Moscow world championships

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 10:53am by Associated Press in Johannesburg

    ... in Pretoria on March 24, although he didn’t train, the agent said. Pistorius last trained on a track over two months ago, and his last competitive race was his victory in the 400 meters final ... stated to me clearly yesterday, for the world champs, first he needs to be in some form,” Van Zyl said. Van Zyl would approach race promoters regarding a return to competition for the world’s ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    Records tumble on first day of the Games

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 02:09pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... of competition. Storey, a five-time Paralympic swimming gold medallist who switched sports for the Beijing Games in 2008, caught Poland’s Anna Harkowska with just under half of the 12-lap race to go, ... and the title at the UCI Track Cycling World Cup at the same venue in February. That World Cup race, a test event for the Olympic Velodrome, was won by her British compatriot Joanna Rowsell in 3 minutes ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    Stage set for ‘Battle of the Blade Runners’

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 06:05pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... who has had to fight to convince the authorities that his prostheses do not give him an advantage in non-disabled races, suggested that he was at a disadvantage because his rivals were “a lot ... mathematical formula based on proportional body length. The US runner, a former National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) intern, also called for a split in categories in sprint races ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    Opening ceremony looks to the skies

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

    ... of motor neuron disease, kicked off the show by speaking of the challenge of working out how the universe works. “Ever since the dawn of civilisation, people have craved for an understanding ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    ‘Inspirational’ Paralympics to open in London

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

    ... on the Olympic Games just two weeks ago. Hawking, who has motor neurone disease and has been paralysed for most of his life, was set to appear alongside a cast of more than 3,000 at the ceremony, where ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    ‘Blade Runner’ Pistorius dethroned, Brazil triumphs

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 09:13am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... length. “You saw how far he [Oliveira] came back. We aren’t racing a fair race. I gave it my best. “The IPC have their regulations. The regulations allow that athletes can make themselves ... to victory in the T54 5,000m race and now looks to defend his Beijing 800m and 1,500m titles. China also won the final C1-5 team sprint on the last day of track cycling to tie with Britain on five ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    Pistorius returns to defend 100m gold

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

    ... to defend his T44 100m title and goes in the heats from 6pm. Organisers have billed the showpiece straight sprint as the race of the competition, with all eight finalists capable of running under 11 ... the fairness of athletic prostheses. Pistorius himself had to fight to convince the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), which governs non-disabled races, that his J-shaped ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - PARALYMPICS

    Mentally impaired teen aims for pool glory

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

    ... teammates after training," he told the Sunday Morning Post during a recent visit to a training session. "When I'm nervous before a race, it helps to chat with them." ... in an international race for the first time last April, in the UK. He quickly become the fastest swimmer on his team, and his consistent performances convinced the coach to reshuffle the Paralympic line-up. ...




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