Paralympics in the Best of the Web Directory


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The Paralympics are winter and summer games that involve a range of people with varying disabilities. The games were devised by Dr Ludwig Guttmann of Stoke Mandeville hospital in the UK in 1948.
  • The 1996 Atlanta Paralympics

    Highlights the Paralympics held in Atlanta, Georgia and attended by 3,500 athletes from 127 nations.

  • Australian Paralympic Games

    Official news and information including details of past and future events, the athletes, sport, media, photo galleries, donations, corporate information and contacts.

  • The British Paralympic Association

    A charity responsible for selecting Britain's disabled teams at the Paralympic Games and Paralympic Winter Games. Includes current teams and their area of sport.

  • Channel 4 London 2012 Paralympic Games

    Official coverage of the 2012 London Paralympic Games, with interviews, athlete profiles, news and background information on the 20 sports.

  • Channel 4 Parasport

    Introduces coverage of the paralympics 2020 games in Tokyo.

  • History of the Paralympics

    BBC coverage that highlights the start of the paralympics in 1948 at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in the UK. Includes medal winners details and a list of past hosts of the games.

  • Paralympic Summer Games: Rome 1960

    An overview of the 1960 games involving people with spinal cord injuries held at the Acqua Acetosa stadium in Beijing.

  • Paralympics New Zealand

    Official coverage with winter and summer medals tables and details of the New Zealand medal winners since 1968.

  • The Poppa Guttmann Recognition and Celebration Project

    A project to establish a permanent tribute to the work and legacy of Professor Guttman, both at the National Spinal injuries Centre (NSIC) and The Paralympic Games; with news, resources, and how to support.

  • The Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games

    Unofficial site of the 2000 games with details of the opening ceremony and games coverage by Gold medalist Daniel Andrews.

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