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Stories with subject: Paralympic Games
  • Metro line to open 4 days before Rio Olympics story has photos
    Updated: May-15-16 4:54 pm

    RIO DE JANEIRO - The metro line extension, the key legacy project of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, will open just four days before the games and offer only limited service.

  • 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.