Friday, April 23, 2021

Tag: Paralympic Games

Legacy of a fearless fighter

The Paralympic Games were the creation of one remarkable man. It was on November 9, 1938, Kristallnacht in Germany, when Jewish property was destroyed wholesale and about 30,000 Jews arrested, beaten, murdered or dragged off...

More Injured Veterans Seek Rehabilitation Through Sports, Compete in London Paralympics

The international multi-sport competition for athletes with disabilities hits London on August 29. On a September day in Afghanistan last year, Lt. Brad Snyder was running to help a group of fellow servicemen who...

Claim of ‘blood boosting’ at Paralympic Games

BBC World Service documentary suggests practice of artificially boosting blood pressure remains widespread There is no evidence British Paralympians are involved in the banned practice of artificially "boosting" blood pressure to improve performance, officials said...

Wheelchair champs give tennis a different spin

ST. LOUIS • It still bothers Robin Ammerlaan when he has to take his eye off the tennis ball. Ammerlaan, 43, played tennis for 15 years with what he calls an "able body" before surgery...