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Kisah tiga penyandang disabilitas yang pernah depresi dan mencoba bunuh diri

Dec 29, 2017 - 11:28 AM

Cerita tiga perempuan inspiratif yang tetap mengejar mimpi di tengah keterbatasan

Laura Aurelia Dinda Sekar Devanti, 18 tahun, atlet renang paralympic nasional. Foto oleh Ari Susanto/Rappler

Rio opens Paralympic Games for 'superhumans'

Sep 08, 2016 - 1:25 PM

Samba parading wheelchairs and giant balloons highlight the opening ceremony at a sold out Maracana stadium

Just keep swimming

Aug 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM

At 5 Sun Hongsheng lost his arms Today he is one of China s prized swimmers and will represent China in the 2016 Paralympic Games

Ukraine Paralympians raise national flag in Sochi amid crisis

Mar 07, 2014 - 9:13 AM

The team however is yet to formally announce whether or not it will be boycotting the Games over Russia s intervention in Ukraine s Crimea

PREPARING FOR THE PARALYMPICS. Athletes in action during an unofficial training session at Laura Cross-Country Ski & Biathlon Center during the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games, Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, 19 February 2014. Valdrin Xhemaj/EPA

Ukraine crisis casts shadow on Sochi Paralympics

Mar 06, 2014 - 9:17 PM

The backdrop to this celebration of sport will be very different from the Winter Olympics last month after Putin supported the seizure by pro Moscow armed forces of Ukraine s region of Crimea

WILL IT STILL BE A HAPPY EVENT? In this file photo, fireworks are seen above the Olympic Park during the Closing Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games at the Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi, Russia, 23 February 2014. Armando Babani/EPA

Paralympics opening ceremony looks to the skies

Aug 30, 2012 - 12:01 PM

These will be Games to remember Prepare to be inspired; prepare to be dazzled; prepare to be moved by the Paralympic Games of London 2012

PARALYMPICS OPENING. Fireworks light up the sky around the Olympic Stadium in London, as performers fill the field during the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games, August 29, 2012. Image courtesy of the Paralympic Games official page on Facebook.

Paralympics photo contest open for Pinoys and other Olympic news updates

Jun 28, 2012 - 6:17 PM

Update: Paralympics photo contest open to Filipinos and official London 2012 song released