All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘paralympics’

Tatyana McFadden Wins Medal At Paralympics

Tatyana McFadden’s time in Russia just got better. After reuniting with her birth mother in Sochi, Russian-born McFadden won her first medal at the Winter Paralympics on Wednesday. McFadden won the silver medal in the cross-country one-kilometer sprint sitting event. McFadden’s birth mother, the director of her former Russian orphanage, and her adoptive mother were there to witness McFadden’s most …

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Heather Mills, Paul McCartney’s Ex – Abusive?

The ex-wife of former Beatle, Paul McCartney, and former model has ended her career with the British Disabled Ski Team after accusations of abuse to a Paralympic official. Mills was accused Thursday of physically attacking a Paralympic official in a fit of rage and screaming, “‘you’re a bitch, you’re a bitch, you don’t know who I am, I’m going to …

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Heather Mills Fined For Abusing Paralympics Official

Heather Mills, ex-wife of Paul McCartney, reportedly flew into a rage on Monday when she was told she won’t be able to compete on Britain’s ski team in the 2014 Paralympic games due to a new prosthetic that wasn’t approved, and is now facing fines after she shoved an official and swore at her. When Mills learned her application would …

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Tatyana McFadden Completes Marathon “Grand Slam”

A racer’s greatest elemental fear is perhaps a head-wind – anything that will slow one’s performance is generally frowned upon. However, the knowledge of a 17 mph head-wind going into Sunday’s New York City Marathon brightened Tatyana McFadden’s spirits: “I’m just not a very good coaster compared to the other girls, so the head wind was a little bit of …

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Oscar Pistorius Brings in American Forensics Team

In a move that spokeswoman Anneliese Burgess says is a “very standard practice”,Oscar Pistorius, the first Paralympic athlete to compete in the Olympics, has called upon a team of American forensics experts to assist in his trial for murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. On Valentine’s Day this year, Pistorius shot Steenkamp 3 times, in the head, arm, and hip, supposedly …

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Host City 2020 Olympics Will Be Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo will be sports fans’ destination for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympics Games. The International Olympic Committee selected Japan’s capital city today, home to over 36,000 people. Tokyo last hosted the games in 1964. This round they used the slogan, “the Olympics will be safe in our hands.” This pitch and Tokyo’s pledge to spend a fraction of what the …

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Oscar Pistorius Charged With Valentine’s Day Murder Of Gf (BREAKING)

Oscar Pistorius, the first man to ever compete in both the Paralympics and the Olympics, has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend. Police were called to the athlete’s home in the early hours of Thursday morning after a shooting was reported; when they arrived, they found that Pistorius’ girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, had been shot to death, suffering …

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