2012 Paralympics

Paralympic Tears

David J Constable | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK Sport
David J Constable

I cried because of the noise and entire experience, but mainly because with Dan and friends, and 80,000 people, we let it all pour out. That's the best I can sum it up. It's over now. "Our revels now are ended," announced Prospero. What loomed for so long has now tailed off, gleaming but inspiring us in its wake.

The London 2012 Paralympics Are Historic for a Reason You May Not Know About...

David Bull | Posted 09.11.2012 | UK Sport
David Bull

For at least 20 of the athletes who competed in the Games in London this year, it is polio which has left them paralysed - a vicious, highly infectious disease that attacks the nervous system and can cause paralysis, if not death. It is children under five who are most vulnerable to infection. But it was possible to watch London 2012's Paralympics Games with a great sense of optimism. These Games were historic, not only for the number of competing athletes and sell-out crowds, but also because they may well have been the last Olympics to take place in a world where a child is at risk of paralysis because of polio.

Paralympics London 2012: Pictures Of The Day

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 07.11.2012 | UK Sport

Welcome to all Huffington Post readers. Here's our London 2012 Paralympic live picture feed for today compiled by Group Picture Editor Elliot Wagland ...

Paralympics London 2012: Pictures Of The Day

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK Sport

Welcome to all Huffington Post readers. Here's our London 2012 Paralympic live picture feed for today compiled by Group Picture Editor Elliot Wagland ...

Paralympics London 2012: Pictures Of The Day

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 04.11.2012 | UK Sport

Welcome to all Huffington Post readers. Here's our London 2012 Paralympic live picture feed for today compiled by Group Picture Editor Elliot Wagland ...

Paralympics London 2012: Pictures Of The Day

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 03.11.2012 | UK Sport

Welcome to all Huffington Post readers. Here's our London 2012 Paralympic live picture feed for today compiled by Group Picture Editor Elliot Wagland ...

Is Pistorius Right To Apologise?

Posted 02.11.2012 | UK Sport

Oscar Pistorius has issued a speedy apology for his comments about 200m rival Alan Fonteles Oliveira in which he claimed the race was 'unfair' because...

Paralympics London 2012: Pictures Of The Day

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 03.09.2012 | UK Sport

Welcome to all Huffington Post readers. Here's our London 2012 Paralympic live picture feed for today compiled by Group Picture Editor Elliot Wagland ...

The Funniest Responses To THAT Edwina Currie Tweet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.08.2012 | UK Comedy

You know something? Edwina Currie really is rather gorgeous for someone who has her foot permanently in her mouth. Yes, the former Tory minister - ...

Edwina Currie: 'Italians Are Gorgeous, Even In Wheelchairs'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.08.2012 | UK Politics

Former Tory health minister Edwina Currie has caused controversy after she said that Italian athletes taking part in the Paralympic Games were attract...