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#2012 Paralympics

# 2012-paralympics - Saturday 29 December, 2012

From The42 After the gold rush: McKillop won’t be defined by London HD glory Interview

After the gold rush: McKillop won’t be defined by London HD glory

With one eye on his three Paralympic medals and six-year unbeaten record, Michael McKillop is plotting his return to able-bodied competition in the new year.

# 2012-paralympics - Friday 28 December, 2012

From The42 After the gold rush: Kearney savouring rollercoaster ride Interview

After the gold rush: Kearney savouring rollercoaster ride

After sneaking into London under most people’s radar, triple Paralympic medallist Helen Kearney is enjoying the buzz of her win.

# 2012-paralympics - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

From The42 Katie's golden moment voted highlight of 2012 Katie

Katie's golden moment voted highlight of 2012

75% of respondents in Pembroke Communications’ Sports Sentiment Index (SSI) picked Katie Taylor’s Olympic gold as the most iconic moment of 2012.

# 2012-paralympics - Saturday 8 September, 2012

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are 9 things to know as you start your day…

# 2012-paralympics - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

From The42 Ireland secure two more bronze medals in cycling Double Bronze

Ireland secure two more bronze medals in cycling

James Brown and Damien Shaw finished third behind only Spain and Italy, while Catherine Walsh and Fran Meehan secured their second medals of the Games.

From The42 The Morning Score: Wednesday Early Doors

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning – apart from the price of a pint in Astana.

# 2012-paralympics - Thursday 30 August, 2012

From The42 Orbital hung out with Stephen Hawking at the Paralympics opening ceremony Paralympics 2012

Orbital hung out with Stephen Hawking at the Paralympics opening ceremony

The Hartnoll brothers met one of the world’s great minds backstage in the Olympic Stadium last night.

# 2012-paralympics - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Wednesday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

From The42 In tweets: Ireland's athletes get set for the 2012 Paralympics Paralympics 2012

In tweets: Ireland's athletes get set for the 2012 Paralympics

They’ve waited four years for this day. With hours to go until tonight’s opening ceremony, here’s how some of Team Ireland are feeling.

From The42 The Morning Score: Wednesday Early Doors

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Stick the kettle on – here’s all the sports news you need to know on this fine Wednesday morning.

# 2012-paralympics - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

From The42 2012 Paralympics: Pistorius plays down 100m defence prospects London 2012

2012 Paralympics: Pistorius plays down 100m defence prospects

The T44 showdown between Pistorius, Jonnie Peacock and Jerome Singleton has been billed as the race of the Paralympics.

# 2012-paralympics - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Irish adventurer Mark Pollock hopes to defy ‘conventional wisdom’ and walk again Mark Pollock This post contains images

Irish adventurer Mark Pollock hopes to defy ‘conventional wisdom’ and walk again

As the countdown to the 2012 Paralympic Games continues, Commonwealth Games medalist Mark Pollock talks about overcoming adversity and always looking to the future.

# 2012-paralympics - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

In pictures: London's terrorism attack exercise ahead of Olympics Games Test Drill This post contains images

In pictures: London's terrorism attack exercise ahead of Olympics Games

A mock rail attack was staged at a disused station in London earlier today.

# 2012-paralympics - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

From The42 Olympic opening and closing ceremonies to cost £7m per hour London 2012

Olympic opening and closing ceremonies to cost £7m per hour

David Cameron is reported to have personally intervened to double the budget for the four events to over £80m.