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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Paralympians have place in Olympic family

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Paul Letters

    ... Paul Letters Paul Letters calls for the two Games to be combined after the successes of London In the Olympic family, a place for Paralympians The Paralympic Games have come of age ... movement has come a long way since 1968, when the Olympic Games' hosts, Mexico City, refused to hold the Paralympic Games. The Paralympics were held in separate locations from the Olympics ...

  2. Sport - PARALYMPICS

    Putin opens Winter Paralympics as Ukraine make symbolic statement

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 03:05pm by AFP

    ... as a discipline. Soviet Russia did not participate in the Paralympic movement until the 1988 Games in Seoul, at the onset of perestroika, and people with disabilities often remained invisible in society, ... Agence France-Presse in Sochi Putin opens Winter Paralympics as Ukraine make symbolic statement Russian President Vladimir Putin opened the Winter Paralympics in the Black Sea resort ...

  3. Advocates for the Paralympic spirit

    Posted Jun 10th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Youth Forum, held during the Paralympic Games. They will then go on to lead school sports days for both the disabled and the able-bodied, and to encourage members of the community to engage ... Rebecca Tsui Young Hongkongers chosen for world sports programme Paralympic gold medallist So Wa-wai and pop singer Chan Pak-yu were there last month to see the British Council launch its ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Paralympic heroes to compete in Hong Kong Marathon

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 11:33am by Johnny Tam

    ... Fazaa International Athletics Competition in Dubai soon after. So was just 15 when the team won gold in the 4x100m relay at the 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta, United States. Now, the team ... for the Physically Disabled. They hope the association can subsidise more disabled athletes to take part in more competitions so that they have a better chance of qualifying for the 2016 Paralympic Games.   ...

  5. Organisers go flat out to adapt Sha Tin racecourse for equestrian Paralympics

    Posted Sep 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Anneliese O'Young, Prudence Lui

    ... will be shrunk from an 18,000-seat capacity to 8,000. Paralympics equestrian services chief Amanda Bond said all previous Games had shown a much smaller demand for seats at the Paralympics, so, in order ... joined the equestrian committee of the 2008 Olympic and Paralympic Games to share her technical knowledge and expertise. 'The Paralympics is always parallel with the Olympics... I hope ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

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

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

    ... high-profile Paralympics in the Games' 52-year history. A record 4,200 athletes from 166 countries will be in the British capital, with the 12-day Games a near sell-out and expected to be watched ... events at Stoke Mandeville in southern England in 1948, 12 years before the first official Games in Rome. The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said that history, a desire to see more ...

  7. Early queue for Paralympics

    Posted Aug 30th 2008, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu People lined up early outside the offices of the ticket seller for next week's Paralympic equestrian events, eager to show their support to the athletes. Although demand for tickets was predicted to be lower than what it was for the Olympic Games earlier this month, some people were in line by 5am. 'People with disabilities who still excel in sports make ...

  8. Scant coverage of Paralympics reflects badly on Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The lack of public attention and enthusiasm for the 2008 Paralympic Games speaks volumes for Hong Kong's attitude towards the disabled. Following the closing of the Olympic Games ... ballerina with one leg powerfully portrayed the Paralympic spirit. The Paralympic Games is a platform to show how the disabled struggle in the field of sport. We have seen a table tennis contestant ...

  9. Paralympics can also liberate our attitudes to the disabled

    Posted Sep 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is too early to say what the lasting effects will be for China from the superb arrangements made for the Olympics and Paralympics. Certainly, all later Games will be judged ... the Paralympics help bring about a much-needed change of mindset towards the differently abled? Traditionally, Chinese people might seek to hide a disabled family member; whereas the Paralympic Games ...




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