Imagine if an athlete checked into a clinic to get his legs artificially lengthened, then came back to beat Usain Bolt over 200 meters on surgically improved limbs. Is such a day far off?
Relatives of Israelis slain in an attack by Palestinian gunmen during the 1972 Olympics in Munich marked its 40th anniversary on Wednesday with Israeli and German officials at the air base where most of the 12 victims died, even as bitterness lingers over authorities' botched response.
Alex Zanardi just loves to race. But what he really likes to do is win.
The explosion that took away Brad Snyder's sight couldn't touch the Navy lieutenant's fighting spirit.
Swimming phenom Michael Phelps set up shop in Las Vegas recently to formally celebrate his official retirement from swimming.
Paralympic swimmer Achmat Hassiem uses special motivation to go fast: He imagines being chased by the great white shark that bit off his right leg.
Organizers of the Paralympic Games say they are investigating after a blind lawmaker claimed he was denied access to his seat at the competition's opening ceremony.
All eyes were on No. 7 when Britain played Ukraine on Friday in its first match of the Paralympic Games sitting volleyball tournament.
American swimmer Victoria Arlen is free to compete in the London Paralympics following an assessment of her impairment.
Volleys of fireworks lit up the night sky, Beverley Knight belted out "I am what I am," and Britain's first Paralympic gold medalist lit the cauldron to open the 2012 London Paralympic Games.
Thousands of people lined Britain's streets on Wednesday to welcome the Paralympic flame as it arrived in London ahead of the games' opening ceremony.
Prosthetics can change the life of an amputee. But when an old limb no longer fits or just gets worn out, it can be hard to part ways with an item that offered the liberating chance to jump, dance or simply walk.
The Paralympic torch is on its way to London and to what organizers hope will be the most successful Paralympics in history.
The no-fly zone has shrunk and the missiles have been put to bed, but security around London's upcoming Paralympic Games will still be tight.
The Olympics have Baron Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern games. The Paralympics have Sir Ludwig Guttmann.
Oscar Pistorius made history last month when he became the first double-amputee to compete at the Olympics.
Paralyzed marathon participant Claire Lomas lit the Paralympic cauldron in central London on Friday, one of a slew of events meant to mark the coming of the Paralympic Games across the British capital.
Partially paralyzed marathon participant Claire Lomas has lit the Paralympic cauldron in central London.
This year's Paralympics are expected to draw their largest ever live television audience _ except in the United States, where events will receive only minimal coverage and won't be screened as they happen, prompting anger from some fans and campaigners.
A business survey suggests that British retailers were among the losers during the London 2012 Olympic Games.