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  1. Olympians, Paralympians visit White House

    President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama surrounded themselves with Olympians and Paralympians on Thursday, saluting their success at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, praising their perseverance and marveling at their performances.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  2. 2012 London Olympics -- Obamas salute Olympians, Paralympians

    President Barack Obama tells U.S. Olympians and Paralympians they are the "portrait of what this country is all about" as he saluted their achievements at the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2012
  3. 2012 London Paralympics -- Jordan pulls 3 squad members on sex ch...

    Jordan pulled three squad members accused of sexual assault in Northern Ireland out of the 2012 London Paralympics on Thursday, sports officials in Amman said.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2012
  4. U.S. roster set for rowing worlds

    ESPN.com

    The U.S. national team roster for the World Rowing Championships was announced Friday. The 90-person roster is made up of 58 past senior national team members, 15 Olympians and two Paralympians. The world championships are the first opportunity...

    Blog | August 05, 2011
  5. Paralympians, Olympians lobby Congress with free-throw contest

    Paralympians and Olympians gathered on Capitol Hill to lobby in a unique way -- engaging members of Congress and their staffers in a free-throw shooting contest.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2011
  6. Paralympians provide inspiration that never ceases to amaze

    Jim Caple

    WHISTLER, British Columbia -- Turns out we were following the wrong athletes all along. As always, I was dazzled and inspired by the Olympians at the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, from the champions who went home wrapped in glory to those who retu...

    Blog | Conversation | March 25, 2010
  7. Azerbaijan powerlifters banned for life

    Two powerlifters from Azerbaijan tested positive for steroids in initial drug tests and are banned for life from the Paralympics.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2004
  8. Sprinter vans, publicity provided

    DaimlerChrysler will provide vans for the 2004 U.S. Paralympics team under a sponsorship deal announced Thursday, just days after three Paralympians sued the USOC for failing to provide equal benefits.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2003
  9. Athletes say USOC discriminates

    Three Paralympic athletes plan to file a discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Olympic Committee for not providing equal benefits to disabled athletes. The suit will be filed Monday in a Denver federal court.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2003