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  • Oscar Pistorius sentence brings quick reaction from sports officials

    Oscar Pistorius sentence brings quick reaction from sports officials
    No matter how Oscar Pistorius ends up serving his five-year sentence for killing Reeva Steenkamp, Paralympic officials say he will remain ineligible to compete for the duration, which rules him out of the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.
  • Women's Sled Hockey A Growing Sport For Disabled Athletes

    Women's Sled Hockey A Growing Sport For Disabled Athletes
    As the USA Women's Sled Hockey spent time training in Connecticut this weekend, the focus was somewhat divided. The team is preparing for the first IPC Ice Sledge Hockey Women's International Championship Nov. 7-9 in Ontario. It's a marquee tournament...

    Oscar Pistorius guilty verdict does not preclude return to competition

    Oscar Pistorius guilty verdict does not preclude return to competition
    Oscar Pistorius might be headed to prison, but that doesn't rule out an eventual return to the Paralympic Games. On Friday, a South African court found the double-amputee runner guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of his girlfriend,...

    Paralympic superstar Tatyana McFadden takes on a new challenge at winter games in Sochi

    Paralympic superstar Tatyana McFadden takes on a new challenge at winter games in Sochi
    You start with a little girl, dropped in an orphanage and afflicted with a spinal condition that has paralyzed her below the belly button. She's cared for, yes, but none of the well-meaning adults look at this child, scooting around the facility on her...

    L.A. start-up's plasma lights help turn film and TV shoots green

    L.A. start-up's plasma lights help turn film and TV shoots green
    Rob Rutherford looked up from his workbench, order receipts and debris from Hive Lighting's products strewn around his laptop. "The bulbs shipped," he said to business partner Jon Miller. Both grinned. More bulbs meant more business: new film, TV...