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Pistorius victorious: gold at last for 'Blade Runner'
The South African sprinter smashes the Paralympic 400m record, while cyclist David Stone gets GB off to a golden start on the penultimate day of the Games. Kate Youde surveys the highlights
9th September 2012

Pearson lands discus win and world record joy
Josie Pearson happens to live in Hay-on-Wye, "the town of books". The 26-year-old has quite a story of her own to relate. Nine years ago she broke her neck in a car crash. Yesterday she set a new world record to claim Paralympic discus gold.
8th September 2012

Athletics: Proud Jonnie Peacock reveals that sporting brilliance does run in the family
Jonnie Peacock is not the first gifted sportsman to emerge from his family. "No," the Cambridge teenager reflected yesterday, the morning after his victory in the T44 Paralympic 100m final, "my grandad played football for Everton and Liverpool.
8th September 2012

Peacock storms to gold in men's T44 100m final
British teenager Jonnie Peacock sealed his status as the fastest amputee in the world by upstaging Oscar Pistorius in the biggest race of the Paralympics tonight.
6th September 2012

Today at the Games: Front-runners for today's 100m final
Stunned by his defeat in the 200m final to Alan Oliveira, the South African was back to winning form in the 100m heats last night.
6th September 2012

Athletics: Oscar Pistorius let off the hook before tussle with British blade runner
South African prepares for 100m battle with conqueror Oliveira as home hope Peacock hopes to ruffle a few feathers.
5th September 2012

Paralympics 2012: Great Britain's Bethany Woodward lunges to silver
20-year-old Woodward conjures late challenge in T37 200m Liverpudlian David Devine takes bronze in T12 800m final
5th September 2012

Athletics: IPC will not take action over Oscar Pistorius outburst
Oscar Pistorius will not face censure for his comments on regulations governing prosthetic running blades, the International Paralympic Committee said today.
4th September 2012

Three-times champion off to flying start with a roar and a world record
Oscar Pistorius wins 200m heat three weeks after making Olympic history.
2nd September 2012

Oscar Pistorius and Arnu Fourie seek room at the top at Paralympics
South Africans share room before T44 200m final 'It's going to be awkward,' says Pistorius.
1st September 2012

Britain's Richard Whitehead wins 200m gold in thrilling final
Whitehead a second clear of rival Shaquille Vance Every one of the nine runners sets a personal best
1st September 2012

The Congolese Paralympian who first saw a racing wheelchair just weeks ago
Dedeline Mibamba Kimbata, who lost both legs to a landmine, has won a wildcard to race in the T54 100m
30th August 2012

London 2012: Oscar Pistorius says he has a right to be in the Olympics
Some of the arguments are weak,' says London 2012 sprinter South African makes Olympic debut on 4 August.
16th July 2012

Olympian Pistorius finishes fourth in first race after selection
Oscar Pistorius finished fourth on Saturday in his first race since being included in the South African team for the Olympics. The Blade Runner, who will become the first amputee sprinter to compete in an Olympics, clocked 46.28 seconds over 400 metres i
7th July 2012

'Blade Runner' Pistorius and Millar head for London
Oscar Pistorius will become the first amputee sprinter to compete at the Olympics after being selected for South Africa's individual and relay 400 metres efforts at London 2012.
5th July 2012

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