PARALYMPICS SOCHI

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He Falls, Gets Up, Wins Gold

Canadian cross-country legend Brian McKeever skied one of the great races in Paralympic history on Wednesday, overcoming an early fall to win gold in the men’s visually impaired 1 km race in Sochi. ...
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Why Nobody's Watching the Paralympics

Sadly, in the case of the Paralympians, the years of training and hard work will largely go unnoticed as the world focuses on the increasingly serious crisis. As the streets of Kiev became a battleground, and Russian troops entered Crimea, the predominant perceptions reappeared. The world quickly took back any slack they were willing to give Putin.