Paralympics News

'Non-Stop Shouting' Heard Before Shooting

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK

"Non-stop shouting" was heard coming from Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius's home before his girlfriend was shot dead, his bail hearing was told on Wednes...

Reeva Steenkamp Reality Show To Go Ahead Despite Model's Death

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK

A pre-recorded reality TV show featuring Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius, is to be broadcast on Saturday night, despite her death e...

Oscar Pistorius Shooting: First Picture Of Gun Allegedly Used To Murder Reeva Steenkamp

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK

A police officer has been photographed holding the gun allegedly used to murder Reeva Steenkamp. The weapon was seen being carried into a Pretoria...

Oscar Pistorius 'Sobs Uncontrollably' As He Is Formally Charged With Murder

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK

Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius "sobbed uncontrollably" in court on Friday as he was formally charged with murder. The South African athlete is acc...

Pistorius Estate Voted 'The Safest In South Africa'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK

The estate where South African athlete Oscar Pistorius lives was voted one of the safest in the country. Silver Lakes Golf Estate is located in the...

Was Pistorius Shooting A 'Domestic Incident'?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK

Police have previously been called to the home of Oscar Pistorius because of incidents "of a domestic nature," a spokesperson confirmed. Brigadier...

First Picture Of Olympian Oscar Pistorius Since Death Of Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK

This is the first picture of Olympian Oscar Pistorius since the fatal shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Dressed in a grey hooded sweatsh...

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.

Feel Good Factor? Crime Dropped By 6% During London 2012

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK

Crime went down by 6% across the capital during the Olympic and Paralympic Games according to initial estimates, the head of the Met Police Bernard Ho...

Jessica Elgot

'We're Here To Be Part Of All Those Smiling Faces'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.09.2012 | UK

Has there ever been a crowd in more perfect symmetry as when the parade bus with Mo Farah steamed into view of the thousands in Trafalgar Square? ...

STATS: Which Paralympians Gained The Most Fans During The Games?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.09.2012 | UK Tech

As the thousands of people who crowded into London to cheer Team GB's greatest athletes on Monday prove, the Olympics and Paralympic Games have been a...

Will He Use The Gold Medal Stamps?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.09.2012 | UK Politics

The summer of Olympic and Paralympic sporting success will be etched on the memories of the public in the same way as the World Cup winning year of 19...

Was It Paradise Or Punishment?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.09.2012 | UK

Viewers took to Twitter to celebrate a fiery and colourful end to the Games, with much of the comment focusing on the prominence given to Coldplay. ...

The Beautiful Games: Parade To Celebrate Britain's Sporting Heroes

PA | Posted 10.09.2012 | UK

Britain's sporting heroes will be saluted on Monday as a huge precession snakes its way through the streets of London. Olympic and Paralympic heroe...

FESTIVAL OF THE FLAME (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.09.2012 | UK

War heroes and pop stars shared the stage as the London 2012 drew to a close, after six weeks of tears, roars and athletic prowess. The closing cer...

Quadruple Gold Medallists David Weir And Sarah Storey Will Be Closing Ceremony Flag-Bearers

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.09.2012 | UK

Quadruple gold medal winners David Weir and Sarah Storey will be flag-bearers for Sunday's closing ceremony, organisers said on Sunday. Wheelchair ...

'A Seismic Effect In Shifting Public Attitudes'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.09.2012 | UK

Paralympic organisers today hailed the "seismic effect in shifting public attitudes" to disability sports, claiming the Games have changed public perc...

The Weirwolf Roars: Gold For Paralympics GB's David Weir In Marathon

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.09.2012 | UK

With a deafening roar from the crowd, Britain's 'Weirwolf' David Weir took gold in the men's T54 marathon, his fourth gold of the Games. Weir's mar...

No Gold Hat-Trick For Ellie

PA | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Sport

A hat-trick of gold medals proved a length too far for swimming sensation Ellie Simmonds. The teenager, roared on by a near-capacity crowd, swam to...

Lord Coe Slams Football Coverage

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Sport

Lord Coe today hit out at the British press for "resorting to type" by allowing England's football win bump the Paralympics off the back pages on Satu...

'Not Just A Coldplay Concert'

PA | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK

Tomorrow's Paralympic Games closing ceremony will take on a festival feel - featuring flames, armed forces personnel and a legion of "travellers", gam...

Golden Stone

PA | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Sport

David Stone won Great Britain's 33rd gold medal of the London Paralympics on Saturday after an impressive performance at Brands Hatch. Yorkshireman...

Rihanna Planning Crazy Entrance For Paralympics Closing Ceremony?

WENN | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Rihanna could steal the show when she arrives to perform alongside Coldplay and Jay-Z at the Paralympics closing ceremony, as she is set to arrive by ...

Peacock Pushes ParalympicsGB Past Target

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK Sport

British teenager Jonnie Peacock sealed his status as the fastest amputee in the world by upstaging Oscar Pistorius in the biggest race of the Paralymp...

Sarah Storey Wins 11th Gold At Paralympics

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.09.2012 | UK Sport

Swimmer-turned-cyclist Sarah Storey today won her 11th Paralympic title with an imperious victory in the women's C4-5 road race at Brands Hatch. It wa...