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Paralympics

Oscar Pistorius 'strongly' denies girlfriend's murder

South African ‘Blade Runner’ Oscar Pistorius disputes a murder charge laid against him on Friday “in the strongest possible terms,” his agent said in a statement.

Saturday, 16 February, 2013, 1:52am

Track star Oscar Pistorius charged with murdering girlfriend

South African “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was charged with shooting dead his girlfriend at his home in Pretoria.

15 Feb 2013 - 5:44pm

People with disabilities deserve to enjoy life, too

This year's Paralympics in London captivated the world's attention with the strength of the spirit demonstrated by people with disabilities. We were all moved by the determination and perseverance of the athletes to overcome amazing odds.

3 Dec 2012 - 2:34am

Letters to the Editor, September 16, 2012

Population made this city what it is today

I would question Graham Williamson's simplistic opinion about the development of this city ("It is a fact that Great Britain built HK", September 9).

16 Sep 2012 - 3:43am 2 comments

Talking points

William and Catherine head to Asia

11 Sep 2012 - 2:37am

A good week for ...

Michelle Obama

The US first lady electrified the Democratic National Convention as her husband, Barack Obama, was formally nominated to run for re-election. To cheers from the delegates in Charlotte, North Carolina, Obama said her husband understood that "success isn't about how much money you make. It's about the difference you make in people's lives."

 

9 Sep 2012 - 12:36am

Sport Digest

Emotional farewell for Paralympics, Olympics

9 Sep 2012 - 3:32am

Yu nabs Hong Kong's second gold

Hong Kong's Yu Chui-yee collected her sixth Paralympic gold medal with an emphatic win over mainlander Wu Baili in the women's individual foil (category A) final in London.

6 Sep 2012 - 1:58am

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

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 a non-disabled title.

1 Sep 2012 - 3:43am

Mentally impaired teen aims for pool glory

For one of Hong Kong's youngest Paralympians, swimmer Kelvin Tang Wai-lok, success came quickly when the 15-year-old emerged as a serious contender to compete in the London games a year ago.

Tang, who has a mild mental impairment, will be among 28 athletes competing in seven sports at the London Paralympic Games, which begin on Wednesday and run until September 9.

26 Aug 2012 - 4:59am

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