- Weir becomes 1st wheelchair racer to do sub-3-minute mile Updated: May-29-16 2:21 pm
LONDON - Six-time Paralympic gold-medalist David Weir became the first wheelchair racer to complete a mile in under three minutes on Sunday.
- Rutgers settles suit with ex-basketball player for $300k Updated: May-19-16 6:49 am
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey - Rutgers University has settled a lawsuit by a former men's basketball player with learning disabilities for $300,000.
- Invictus Games conclude with spectacular closing ceremony Updated: May-12-16 10:52 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - The Invictus Games closed four days of inspirational athletic performances in spectacular fashion Thursday night in Orlando.
- Oklahoma Special Olympics expected to draw 5,000 athletes Updated: May-10-16 2:46 pm
STILLWATER, Oklahoma - The Special Olympics Oklahoma Summer Games are set to begin at Oklahoma State University.
- Quadriplegic man seeks his chance to live out a dream Updated: May-08-16 9:01 am
COLUMBUS, Georgia - He ended up in a wheelchair because he broke his neck while trying to help a child retrieve a kite lost in the ocean. Now, friends are raising money to buy a special wheelchair to help him retrieve another outdoor joy he lost to paralysis.
- Army's Fort Jackson hosts 2 days of Special Olympics events Updated: May-06-16 1:00 am
FORT JACKSON, South Carolina - Fort Jackson is hosting 1,400 athletes during a two-day celebration of the South Carolina Special Olympics.
- Paralympian's equipment stolen during weekend bike race Updated: May-04-16 9:17 am
EAST POINT, Georgia - A medal-winning Paralympic cyclist says thieves stole special equipment she needs to race in this year's Paralympic Games while she was competing in the Atlanta area.
- Paralympic swimmer disqualified over Olympic rings tattoo Updated: May-02-16 3:21 pm
MADEIRA, Portugal - Paralympic swimming champion Josef Craig was disqualified from a race at the IPC European Championships for failing to cover up a tattoo of the Olympic rings.
- Amputee kayaker to compete in US national team trials Updated: Apr-29-16 11:29 am
GAINESVILLE, Georgia - When Gainesville native Nikiha Miller slipped a prosthesis on his right leg and prepared to go through his regular walking exercises, he felt spurred on by a motto that he uses to fuel his drive for kayaking.