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Maybe you've seen the ads. They've been all over TV and in magazines like Time and Sports Illustrated. There is U.S. Paralympian Tatyana McFadden in her sleek titanium racing wheelchair, hunched over in mid-push, shoulder muscles rippling, a look of...
The Baltimore SunFor the first time in her memory, Jessica Long dreaded swimming. With high school coming to an end, her friends cut loose -- bonfires, movie nights. It all sounded so fun and Long, a seven-time Paralympic gold medalist, had to skip out so she could hit...
LONDON, England – A Concord High School graduate competing in the World Paralympic Games in London was disqualified in one of his events on Thursday. The DQ for 19-year-old Dalton Herendeen came in the 200-meter individual medley. He was...
Tribune reporterChicago cyclist Greta Neimanas finished seventh Thursday in the 3,000-meter individual pursuit, her first race at the 2012 Paralympics. "Didn't have the race I wanted or that I can do," she tweeted. "Sometimes it happens. On to the next day & next...
Tags: 2012 Summer Paralympics
VarietyLONDON -- The opening ceremony of the Paralympic Games attracted one of the biggest ever audiences in Channel 4's history. The much-praised curtain-raiser, held at the Olympic Park Wednesday, and climaxing with an appearance by soul siren Beverley Knight...
Tags: United Kingdom, BBC, 2012 Summer Paralympics
VarietyEDINBURGH -- For the third time in 23 years a Murdoch set the agenda at the Edinburgh Television Festival -- but this time the Murdoch doing the talking sounded more like a true Brit than a chip off the old block. In her lecture Elisabeth Murdoch,...
Tags: Cancer, United Kingdom, Arts and Culture, BBC, News Corp.
VarietyLONDON -- The Paralympics, which bow Wednesday, are expected to a reach a record global TV audiences. The Games' organizer, Locog, has signed deals with 11 new broadcasters, taking the total to 36, covering more than 100 countries. The latest deals...
Tags: Media Industry, Pakistan, BBC, Republic of Ireland, Iran
WGNO NEWS27-year old, Mark LeBlanc's never been to London, but that will change tomorrow. He's hopping on a plane to hit the waters to compete in the 2012 Paralympics. He's part of the 2012 U.S. Paralympics Sailing team. "I'm hoping for a medal. I know I got...
Tags: Sailing, Boats, 2012 Summer Paralympics
Fox 5 San Diego SportsCHULA VISTA, Calif. -- Now that the Summer Olympics have ended, the really amazing athletes head to London for the Paralympic Games, including one that has set all sorts of records and has never seen one of them. Lex Gillette is a blind athlete who lives...
Fox 5 San Diego SportsCHULA VISTA, Calif. - Sprinter Blake Leeper just got a pair of fresh legs in March that he'll use at three Paralympics events. “This is the ‘Cheetah Blade’, made by Ossur. It's all carbon fiber,” the 22-year-old San Diego...
Lifestyle may make a difference for those living with Alzheimer's Dr. Heather Snyder talks about the research being presented at this week's Alzheimer's AssociationInternational Conference. Dr. Snyder says lifestyle factors such as alcohol use, sleep...
LONDON — If you're at all familiar with London — the city of congestion, crowded byways, skinny streets — you may be trying to imagine how in the world the city will cope with moving its Olympics visitors from Point A to Point B. Many...
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