paralympics

12.14.17

It's Really Hard to Give Disabled Athletes a Level Playing Field

A British sprinter recently returned her medal, feeling that an inaccurate classification had given her relay team an unfair advantage.

2.22.17

Getting Back on the Ice

For the women of the U.S. national sled hockey team, finding the ice was a way of salvation.

10.26.16

Once Paralyzed, Victoria Arlen Emerged from a Coma to Become a Champion Athlete

The paralympic gold medalist opens up about waking up from a coma, living with paralysis, and learning to walk again.

10.10.16

RJ Mitte of 'Breaking Bad' Tells Us About Living with Cerebral Palsy

RJ Mitte was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at the age of three, but he hasn't let that stop him from accomplishing his goals and using his success to help others.

9.19.16

The VICE Morning Bulletin

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9.17.16

Iranian Cyclist Dies After Crashing at the Rio Paralympics

There will be a moment of silence for Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad during tomorrow's closing ceremonies.

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9.15.16

Remembering The Disabled Medallists Who Preceded The Paralympics

Long before the Paralympics were an open competition, there were disabled athletes competing for Olympic medals. From American gymnasts to Hungarian pistol shooters, these are their stories.

9.15.16

Is China's Paralympic Dominance Reflected In Their Support For Disabled People?

While China is dominating the Paralympic medal table in Rio, the treatment of disabled people back home still falls painfully short.

9.15.16

Meet the Wounded Soldiers Finding Meaning at the Warrior Games

Wounded soldiers competed against one another in the Warrior Games, the military's version of the Paralympics.

9.9.16

Britain's Most Underrated Athlete: In Conversation With Paralympian Richard Whitehead

Ahead of defending his 200 metres title this weekend, Paralympian Richard Whitehead remains Britain’s most underrated sporting champion.

9.8.16

How The Paralympics Came To Be: Remembering The International Stoke Mandeville Games

Before the modern Paralympics, there were the International Stoke Mandeville Games. They were born out of a world at war, and changed perceptions of disability for good.

9.8.16

Belarus Make Pro-Russian Protest At Paralympic Opening Ceremony

Belarus’ Paralympic team carried a Russian flag through the Maracana on Wednesday evening, in protest at their neighbours’ doping ban from the Games.

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