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Paralympic Games

Paralympic success should inspire Hong Kong to embrace diversity

Hong Kong's Paralympians disembarked from the plane from London last week brandishing a haul of 12 medals, looking every inch the sporting heroes and calling for more resources to support their 2016 efforts in Rio.

Friday, 21 September, 2012, 2:28am

Paralympians have place in Olympic family

The Paralympic Games have come of age in London, close to where the movement began life in Stoke Mandeville in 1948.

12 Sep 2012 - 1:41am

Paralympics ceremony leaves Rio much to live up to

Farewell, London. Good luck matching that, Rio.

Coldplay, Rihanna and Jay-Z  rocked the Olympic Stadium  to give the biggest-ever Paralympic Games a rousing send-off, wrapping up an unforgettable summer of sport in Britain.

11 Sep 2012 - 2:20am

Paralympics not just about gold but dignity

A sporting event has ended of which many of us were aware, but few have followed. The Paralympic Games are over for another four years and Hong Kong and China have again triumphed, bringing home a glittering haul of medals that overshadow in numbers those clinched by their more able-bodied counterparts at the Olympic Games.

11 Sep 2012 - 7:17am

Letters to the Editor, September 02, 2012

Collusion with tycoons keeps prices high

There is a great deal of public concern over high property prices and soaring rents in Hong Kong.

The government, in collusion with the property tycoons, has made these prices possible and has no interest in seeing a downward correction.

2 Sep 2012 - 2:33am

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

The world's top athletes with a disability, including "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius, converge on London this week for what organisers say will be the biggest and most high-profile Paralympics in the Games' 52-year history.

26 Aug 2012 - 5:08am

Disabled runner So hopes to inspire young athletes

Veteran disabled runner So Wa-wai hopes his long-term dedication to his sport will inspire young athletes to achieve the same level of international success as he has.

20 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Fencer has wheel to win

People in Hong Kong who know anything about wheelchair fencing know Alison Yu Chui-yee. The 28-year-old has achieved success in and out of competition and is always looking for ways to push herself even further.

13 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Born to run

When you are born with jaundice, which affects your body balance, it is unlikely that you will walk properly. But So Wa-wai, who was born with the condition, not only walked - he went on to become a Paralympic runner.

25 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Chance for disabled riders to stake claim

A bid by local riders to qualify for the Paralympics in London next year receives a boost with the hosting of the Hong Kong International Para-Equestrian Dressage competition at Beas River next week.

In addition, the 4th Asia-Pacific Conference for disabled riders will be conducted in parallel in the city.

23 Nov 2011 - 12:00am