- Still swimming in exile, Syrian refugee to carry Rio flame Updated: Apr-25-16 4:23 pm
ATHENS, Greece - As a swimming-mad teenager in Syria, Ibrahim Al-Hussein was glued to his TV set for the 2004 Athens Olympics.
- Decades after Chernobyl, another chance for a Paralympian Updated: Apr-25-16 2:05 am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - There was no stuffed animal to hug. Constant hunger pains. Hope a mom would show up and rescue her.
- Paralympic jumper Rehm places Rio hopes on scientific study Updated: Apr-19-16 9:47 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - Paralympic long jump champion Markus Rehm hopes a scientific study will clear him to compete at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro by finding that he has no unfair advantage over able-bodied athletes by using his carbon-fiber prosthesis.
- The Latest: Bomb survivor runs marathon on prosthetic blade Updated: Apr-18-16 11:42 pm
BOSTON - The Latest on Monday's 120th running of the Boston Marathon (all times local):
- Kansas University fraternity supports paralyzed member Updated: Apr-18-16 3:09 pm
LAWRENCE, Kansas - A University of Kansas fraternity has raised about $30,000 for students with disabilities in honor of one of its members who was paralyzed while swimming in the ocean in Hawaii over winter break.
- From war to the Paralympics, a story of incredible courage Updated: Apr-17-16 3:01 am
MIAMI - Seven years ago Helman Roman's life changed forever. The Colombian immigrant was on a military mission in Afghanistan when an improvised explosive device went off under the patrol vehicle he was commanding.
- Hudson Valley Special Olympics spring games at West Point Updated: Apr-16-16 8:35 am
WEST POINT, New York - The 32nd annual Hudson Valley Region Spring Special Olympics will be held at the U.S. Military Academy.
- EXCHANGE: Woman boosts baseball league for disabled kids Updated: Apr-15-16 8:30 am
DANVILLE, Illinois - It was the beginning of the 2003 baseball season, and organizers of the Tom Jones Challenger League in Champaign were looking for some worthy opponents.
- Jury: Firefighter fraudulently collected disability pension Updated: Apr-12-16 5:56 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - A former firefighter accused of collecting a state disability pension while working as a martial arts instructor and participating in competitive mixed martial arts has been convicted of theft by deception.
- New 32-year-old White Sox broadcaster manages cerebral palsy Updated: Apr-08-16 2:13 pm
SYRACUSE, New York - It happened more than a decade ago, but journalism professor John Nicholson vividly remembers criticizing verb tenses used by the sports department of Syracuse University's radio station and the intense stare he got from Jason Benetti in return.
- Junior Seau sports foundation commits to adaptive surfers Updated: Apr-08-16 11:58 am
OCEANSIDE, California - The late Junior Seau's sports foundation has donated $250,000 for an adaptive surfer program for children with physical disabilities.