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2012 London Paralympics

Obamas Salute Olympians, Paralympians

AP | MARK S. SMITH | Posted 09.14.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama gathered Team USA at the White House on Friday to hail the Olympians and Paralympians as conquering heroes. "We ...

NBC Paralympics Coverage Criticized By IPC

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 09.10.2012 | Media

NBC's Olympics coverage was criticized by another entity on Monday. The International Paralympics Committee (IPC) said that it would further scruti...

Armless Archer Medals In Paralympics

Posted 09.07.2012 | Sports

Matt Stutzman, an armless Paralympic athlete, might not be the first man people would identify as a world-class archer. But once he's in action, i...

Paralympic Rower Oksana Masters Inspires New Sonnet Form

David Shook | Posted 09.05.2012 | Books
David Shook

Rapid Googling: radiated in the womb (Did someone make this up?), adopted from a Ukrainian orphanage by a single mother in Buffalo at age seven (Did I?), rowing partner with a Marine who lost his legs to an IED in Afghanistan (Did Jerry Bruckheimer?).

PHOTOS: Incredible Images From The 2012 Paralympics

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.02.2012 | Sports

The images are inspiring as athletes from around the globe show their prowess on the track, in the pool and on the field with their talents far oversh...

Live From the 2012 Paralympic Games

Judith Vecchione | Posted 10.29.2012 | Sports
Judith Vecchione

The world's second largest sporting event, the Paralympics, begins today. During the Games there is no live broadcast in the U.S. Where to watch?

An Instant of Social Change

Meredith Hutchison | Posted 10.29.2012 | Good News
Meredith Hutchison

When I first encountered Leon he was not downtrodden in a corner, he was not splayed on a hospital bed, he wasn't even in a wheelchair. He was instead a shiny red blur whizzing by me at a cool 25 mph down a bumpy stretch of torn concrete.

London Olympics/Paralympics -- An Insider's View

Bonnie St. John | Posted 09.11.2012 | Sports
Bonnie St. John

As the Olympic Games in London approach, I want to be sure everyone remembers to also pay attention to the second part of our international Olympic experience -- the Paralympic Summer Games.