Paralympics

Fighting to get back in the saddle

Paralysed at 23, Philippa Johnson-Dwyer has defied the odds to seek Paralympian glory

The accidental record-breaker

Mpumelelo Mhlongo is crushing it on the global stage, and has his eye on a third world record
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Mpumelelo Mhlongo, two world records down, one to go

One of South Africa’s best athletes is making waves internationally and is targeting a third world record. You’ve probably never heard of him.

Paralympic athletes are changing society’s attitude towards disability

Para-athletes are becoming role models admired by society. But are they managing to change perceptions?

Lucas Sithole eyes medal at Rio Paralympics

Fresh off winning the wheelchair quad singles title at the US Open tennis tournament, Lucas Sithole is aiming for a medal at the 2016 Rio Paralympics.

Pistorius not back in training, claims family

The uncle of Oscar Pistorius says he is too "traumatised" to train, after a photo was published of the Paralympian running at an athletics track.

Paralympic glory spurs on Rio plans

Well, that's it. The biggest party ever held in the UK is over and London raised the Games to a level the Brazilians are determined to equal.

SA’s Paralympians return

Hundreds of people have turned out to welcome home South Africa's athletes who competed in the 2012 London Paralympics.

Pistorius wins final track gold of Games

Oscar Pistorius brought the curtain down on a summer of thrills when he won the final Paralympic track gold medal with a dominant display in the 400m.

Coldplay to headline emotional ‘Festival of the flame’ closing ceremony

London 2012 organisers have promised an emotional celebration to bid farewell to the Olympics and Paralympics.

Paralympics: Innovations that win medals

How much difference does equipment design make to Paralympians? Leo Benedictus looks at the innovations that enable athletes to reach gold.

Natalie wins third gold medal at Paralympics

Natalie du Toit won her third gold medal in the pool in her swansong appearance at the London Paralympic Games on Thursday.

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