Disability Sports

Paralympic body says Russian ban should continue

Feb 13, 2017

Russia's ban from disabled sports should continue because it is sidestepping allegations of a major doping cover-up, the International Paralympic Committee says

Computer: Norway to win most medals at 2018 Winter Olympics

Feb 9, 2017

It could be a record-setting Winter Olympics for Norway next year in Pyeongchang, South Korea

In South Sudan, wheelchair basketball distracts from war

Feb 2, 2017

Warnings of possible genocide hang over the world's youngest nation, but here on a basketball court under a fierce morning sun, South Sudan's civil war seems a world away

Russia says Paralympics rejected offer of doping compromise

Jan 30, 2017

Russia says the International Paralympic Committee has rejected a proposal to partially lift a ban on Russian athletes which was imposed over the country's doping scandal

Clijsters, Roddick joining International Tennis Hall of Fame

Jan 24, 2017

Kim Clijsters and Andy Roddick have been elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame

Shark attack survivor campaigns for sharks at UN meeting

Sep 28, 2016

South African shark attack survivor campaigns for sharks at UN meeting

Disabled man gets license, shows driverless tech's potential

Sep 28, 2016

Sam Schmidt, a quadriplegic, is set to receive the first autonomous vehicle driver's license in the U.S. Disability advocates hope it's a prelude to a future where autonomous cars are widely accessible to the disabled

Congress moves to block 'victory tax' on Olympic athletes

Sep 22, 2016

A bill moving forward in Congress would block the IRS from taxing medals or other prizes awarded to U.S. Olympic athletes

Rio judge seizes assets of official Olympic broadcaster

Sep 20, 2016

Brazilian labor justice has blocked assets of the company that serves as host broadcaster organization for the Olympic Games

After 1,192 days, Brazil mega-event run ends at Paralympics

Sep 19, 2016

After 1,192 days, Brazil's run of mega-sports events came to an end Sunday at the Paralympic Games


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