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  1. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    Records tumble on first day of the Games

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

    ... giving her a third cycling gold. The British cyclist earlier clocked a new world best of 3 minutes 32.170 seconds, which would have won her silver at the World Championships earlier this year 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 ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    Pistorius wins first London Paralympics gold

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

    ... 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 ...

  3. Sport - China - PARALYMPICS

    China beat Britain in final Velodrome race

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

    ... and also topping the Paralympics medal table. From the 18 events, Britain won 15 medals (five golds, seven silvers and three bronzes), to finish ahead of China on nine (five golds, one silver, three bronzes) and Australia on eight (four golds, two silvers and two bronzes). Fittingly, the final anthem played was Britain’s “God Save the Queen”, for Anthony Kappes and his pilot Craig ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    Discus thrower stripped of gold for second time

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 03:32pm by Reuters in London

    ... Therefore, we have to go with the rule book, and so today the Chinese athlete will take the gold medal and the Ukrainian the silver medal.” The medals were originally to be handed out on Friday, but the ceremony was pushed back to Saturday, then Sunday and then Monday. Pomazan, demoted to silver, did not turn up to the rearranged ceremony at the Olympic Stadium. “All combined-class field events ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    ‘Blade Runner’ Pistorius dethroned, Brazil triumphs

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

    ... on the track for the South American nation. But the 25-year-old Pistorius hit out after his shock silver that silenced the 80,000-strong crowd at the Olympic Stadium, complaining he ... golds among five medals for Brazil on the night. Earlier, Terezinha Guilhermina retained her T11 200m title in a clean sweep of medals that saw Jerusa Geber Santos take silver and Jhulia Santos ...

  6. Sport - China - PARALYMPICS

    Huang tops golden day for China at rowing

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 09:23am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... silver after suffering a small seizure on Friday, which put his participation in Saturday’s repechage in doubt. But the 32-year-old said he took satisfaction from being an inspiration to others ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    Polio runner Mudassar Baig poised to inspire Pakistanis at London Paralympics

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

    ... the success of Pakistan's first paralympian, long jumper Haidar Ali, who won silver in Beijing in 2008. "I always wanted to run like the other boys, but my disability hindered that. I made ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    Stage set for ‘Battle of the Blade Runners’

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

    ... States’ Richard Browne (11.33 seconds) and team-mate Blake Leeper (11.34 seconds). Jerome Singleton, silver medallist in Beijing, was slowest of the automatic qualifiers with 11.46 seconds. ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    Pistorius returns to defend 100m gold

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

    ... Singleton of the United States, a former National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) intern who won silver in Beijing. But the “Blade Runner”, so-called because he runs on carbon fibre ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - PARALYMPICS

    Opening ceremony looks to the skies

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

    ... “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 ...




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