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Storey with a happy ending after 11th gold
Sarah Storey did not lead from start to finish en route to claiming her record-equalling 11th Paralympic gold medal.
7th September 2012

Giant Paralympic Agitos launched in Cardiff
With less than two weeks to go until the start of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, a giant set of Paralympic Agitos - the symbol for the Paralympic Games - has today been launched outside Cardiff City Hall. This is the first of five sets of Agitos that w
18th August 2012

Fans get extra 200,000 tickets for Paralympics
The flame for the Paralympic torch will be kindled at the summit of each home nation's highest peak
16th August 2012

Record number of women to compete at London 2012 Paralympic Games
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that a record number of women are set to take part in the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
16th August 2012

Paralympic Flame to go to new heights
As the countdown begins to the London 2012 Paralympic Games, the London 2012 Organising Committee (LOCOG) has revealed details of how the Paralympic Flame will be created and the route it will take during the 24-hour Torch Relay.
15th August 2012

50 days to go until the London 2012 Paralympic Games
With exactly 50 days to go until the Paralympic Games, the London 2012 Organising Committee (LOCOG) has announced 50 of the key Paralympic sporting events coming up this summer.
10th July 2012

Route details revealed for Paralympic Torch Relay
The London 2012 Organising Committee (LOCOG) has today announced highlights from the Paralympic Torch Relay, revealing some of the iconic landmarks the Flame will visit.
9th July 2012

Israel bars Palestinian athlete from Paralympic celebration
Israel has barred a paralysed Palestinian athlete who lives in Gaza from an Olympics celebration sponsored by the British government.
7th June 2012

100 days to go until a spectacular Paralympic Games
With just 100 days to go until the Paralympic Games on 21 May, tickets go back on sale, and British band Coldplay are announced as the star act for London 2012 Paralympic Games Closing Ceremony.
20th May 2012

Vision for Paralympic Opening Ceremony revealed
Co-Artistic Directors Jenny Sealey and Bradley Hemmings have today outlined their vision for the London 2012 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony, revealing 'Enlightenment' as the name of the show.
3rd May 2012

Eleanor Simmonds against Olympic-Paralympic merger
Double Paralympic champion Eleanor Simmonds says she would not support any plan to combine the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
2nd April 2012

Team GB and ParalympicsGB kit for London 2012 unveiled
The kit that will be worn by British athletes at the London 2012 Games has been revealed today by adidas, the Official Sportswear Provider of Team GB and ParalympicsGB.
22nd March 2012

Born in Fiji and lost his legs fighting for Britain in Afghanistan... now he dreams of gold in London
There is nothing plastic about Derek Derenalagi. His broad shoulders, thick torso and unflappability made him a perfect soldier when he was recruited from Fiji, the country of his birth, to join the British Army in 1999. Eight years later, both his le
17th March 2012

Video: Mind-controlled sleds - Paralympics of the future?
Mind-controlled sleds and breath-powered rifles: The amazing technologies that will one day shape the Paralympics.
6th March 2012

London 2012 offers first look at Paralympic Torch
The London 2012 Organising Committee (LOCOG) has today unveiled the Paralympic Torch to mark six months to go until the start of the Paralympic Games.
29th February 2012

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