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#Paralympics 2012

# paralympics-2012 - Sunday 30 December, 2012

From The42 Here are our 44 favourite images of the London 2012 Paralympics Looking Back This post contains images

Here are our 44 favourite images of the London 2012 Paralympics

The past week and a half in London has been memorable for a number of reasons. Here are some of its defining images.

# paralympics-2012 - Friday 14 September, 2012

From The42 In pictures: Ireland's Paralympians attend a government reception Say Cheese This post contains images

In pictures: Ireland's Paralympians attend a government reception

Gold medal winners Jason Smyth and Michael McKillop were among those in attendance today.

From The42 The Morning Score: Friday Early Doors

The Morning Score: Friday

Your weekend starts here. Grab a cup of coffee and get stuck into the morning’s important sports news.

# paralympics-2012 - Monday 10 September, 2012

From The42 Ireland's heroes head for home as Paralympics closes Paralympics 2012

Ireland's heroes head for home as Paralympics closes

Team Ireland’s 49 athletes are expected to meet the public in Dublin Airport shortly after 8pm this evening.

From The42 The Morning Score: Monday Early Doors

The Morning Score: Monday

Time to seize the week – here’s everything you need to know this Monday morning.

# paralympics-2012 - Sunday 9 September, 2012

From The42 Paralympics 2012: 'Weirwolf' wins marathon for fourth gold Golden Moments

Paralympics 2012: 'Weirwolf' wins marathon for fourth gold

GB’s David Weir won his fourth gold of the Paralympics, beating rivals Marcel Hug and Kurt Fearnley in the marathon on Sunday.

From The42 Paralympic Breakfast: Time to say goodbye Endgame

Paralympic Breakfast: Time to say goodbye

Brace yourselves, the Games are almost over, but first…

# paralympics-2012 - Saturday 8 September, 2012

From The42 Paralympic Village: Team Ireland pack up their medals Awesome

Paralympic Village: Team Ireland pack up their medals

Plus, Oscar Pistorius waits for the final track event to reassert his dominance.

From The42 Paralympics 2012: No medal for McDonald despite PB Unlucky

Paralympics 2012: No medal for McDonald despite PB

Meanwhile, James Scully brought the curtain down on Ireland’s involvement and called it ‘the best experience of his life’.

From The42 Paralympics 2012: McDonald and Scully reach final, Keane misses out (updated) Latest

Paralympics 2012: McDonald and Scully reach final, Keane misses out (updated)

The gold medallist has qualified for this evening’s event with a time of 1:10.59.

From The42 Paralympic breakfast: Triumphant Team Ireland hoping to end Games on a high Preview

Paralympic breakfast: Triumphant Team Ireland hoping to end Games on a high

Catherine Walsh and Fran Meehan are among those hoping to add to the Irish side’s medal haul today.

# paralympics-2012 - Friday 7 September, 2012

From The42 Paralympic Village: Smyth secures iconic status Team Ireland

Paralympic Village: Smyth secures iconic status

The sprinter, along with Mark Rohan and Catherine O’Neill, added to Ireland’s medal haul today.

From The42 Another world record! Jason Smyth claims gold in style Legend

Another world record! Jason Smyth claims gold in style

The Irish athlete recorded a time of 21.05 at the Olympic Stadium tonight.

The Evening Fix... now with added baby heavy metal Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix... now with added baby heavy metal

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

From The42 Mark Rohan's coach deserves the gold medal for Paralympics celebrations Ballsy

Mark Rohan's coach deserves the gold medal for Paralympics celebrations

The look on Rohan’s face says it all – consider that your (possibly) NSFW warning if you’re unsure whether to click.

From The42 Paralympics: O’Neill throws her way to silver medal Discus

Paralympics: O’Neill throws her way to silver medal

The Wexford woman threw a season’s best 5.66m in the discus to secure Ireland’s third silver of the Games.

From The42 Make mine a double! Mark Rohan wins his second cycling gold Paralympics

Make mine a double! Mark Rohan wins his second cycling gold

Westmeath’s Mark Rohan doubled up on his Paralympic haul with gold in the men’s individual road race H1 this morning.

From The42 Paralympic Breakfast: Smyth set to chase double double Team Ireland

Paralympic Breakfast: Smyth set to chase double double

We also have news of the other Irish athletes in action as the Games’ end comes into sight.

# paralympics-2012 - Thursday 6 September, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: Peacock takes Pistorius' 100m crown Paralympics This post contains videos

VIDEO: Peacock takes Pistorius' 100m crown

The Briton was in imperious 100 metre form tonight.

From The42 Paralympic Village: No medals today, but still plenty to shout about Lights Out

Paralympic Village: No medals today, but still plenty to shout about

Day eight of the Games was as absorbing as ever, though it held plenty of disappointment for Irish athletes.

From The42 Freney in seventh heaven as sleepy Cowdrey makes it 12 golds Paralympics

Freney in seventh heaven as sleepy Cowdrey makes it 12 golds

Meanwhile, Ireland’s Ellen Keane was in action in he 200m medley final.

From The42 Jason Smyth safely through to 200m final in London Paralympics 2012

Jason Smyth safely through to 200m final in London

The 100m T13 champion even managed to ease up 20 metres from the line.

From The42 Paralympics 2012: Brazilian powerlifter banned after drugs test Guilty

Paralympics 2012: Brazilian powerlifter banned after drugs test

Bruno Pinheiro Carra was tested out of competition on August 24.

From The42 Disappointment for Firth as she is forced to pull out of 100m breaststroke Disappointment

Disappointment for Firth as she is forced to pull out of 100m breaststroke

The 16-year-old was Ireland’s first gold medal winner of the Games, but a recurring shoulder injury has ruled her out.

From The42 The Morning Score: Thursday Early Doors

The Morning Score: Thursday

Pat Gilroy, Jason Smyth and Roger Federer all feature in today’s edition.

From The42 Paralympic Breakfast: Champions coming back for more? Preview

Paralympic Breakfast: Champions coming back for more?

Jason Smyth and Bethany Firth are back in action for Team Ireland on Day Eight.

# paralympics-2012 - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

From The42 Paralympic Village: Mark Rohan joins the list of champions Review

Paralympic Village: Mark Rohan joins the list of champions

Another day. Another gold for Ireland. Can’t we give anyone else a chance?

From The42 The best Paralympic picture you'll see today: Alex Zanardi celebrates hand-cycling gold Paralympics

The best Paralympic picture you'll see today: Alex Zanardi celebrates hand-cycling gold

The Italian, who lost both legs in a motor racing crash, won Wednesday’s individual hand-cycling time trial at Brands Hatch.

From The42 Ireland secure two more bronze medals in cycling Double Bronze

Ireland secure two more bronze medals in cycling

James Brown and Damien Shaw finished third behind only Spain and Italy, while Catherine Walsh and Fran Meehan secured their second medals of the Games.

From The42 Paralympics: No evidence for Pistorius' blade claims, says IPC Blade Row

Paralympics: No evidence for Pistorius' blade claims, says IPC

The Games’ governing body has found no grounds for the sprinter’s complaint following his 200 metre defeat by Alan Oliveira.

From The42 Paralympics 2012: Cronin advances, Miller misses out Paralympics

Paralympics 2012: Cronin advances, Miller misses out

This morning brought more success for Team Ireland in Boccia, but cyclist Cathal Miller suffered disappointment at Brands Hatch.

From The42 Wheelchair rugby -- or 'Murderball' -- starts at the Paralympics today. Here's what to expect Paralympics This post contains videos
From The42 Sprint showdown: Pistorius returns to defend 100m gold Paralympics

Sprint showdown: Pistorius returns to defend 100m gold

The South African goes up against world record holder Jonnie Peacock and Jerome Singleton in the Paralympics’ showpiece event, which starts tonight.

From The42 Paralympic Breakfast: Another busy day for Team Ireland Preview

Paralympic Breakfast: Another busy day for Team Ireland

Sean Baldwin is among the Irish athletes competing on Day Seven of the Paralympics.

# paralympics-2012 - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

From The42 Paralympic Village: Joy for Kearney and Barry on Day Six Review

Paralympic Village: Joy for Kearney and Barry on Day Six

It was a historic day in London, with a number of world records being broken.

From The42 Medal number ten: Orla Barry takes bronze in the discus Paralympics

Medal number ten: Orla Barry takes bronze in the discus

The Cork native finished with a score of 28.12 in London this evening.

From The42 Cool as you like: Kearney secures bronze medal at Paralympics (updated) Winning

Cool as you like: Kearney secures bronze medal at Paralympics (updated)

Team Ireland have now won nine medals in total, following the rider’s success.

From The42 Paralympics 2012: McDonald into final, Baldwin misses out despite PB Update

Paralympics 2012: McDonald into final, Baldwin misses out despite PB

Meanwhile, James Dwyer has placed sixth in the individual freestyle test – grade IV.

From The42 President congratulates magnificent McKillop on double gold You The Man

President congratulates magnificent McKillop on double gold

“It is heartening to see an athlete so clearly enjoying himself,” President Michael D Higgins said on Tuesday morning.

Poll: Have you been watching the Paralympic Games? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you been watching the Paralympic Games?

Ireland are enjoying great success – but many Irish viewers don’t have the TV channels they might need.

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