Paralympics

  • Veer Campaign: Born with a deformed leg, Girisha proves his worth as a high jumper March 7, 2014

    Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda was born with a deformed leg, but as he grew he turned his weakness into his biggest strength. He chose to pursue a career in sports following which the Paralympics Federation came forward to help him. Girisha proved his worth and won a silver medal at the...
  • The Veer campaign: Sharath Gayakwad, boy with deformed left hand and great swimming abilities February 7, 2014

    Sharath Gayakwad a native from Bangalore was born with a deformed left hand. He went to school, but his parents were apprehensive of sending him to mandatory swimming classes because of his disability. Sharad, however, never feared of getting inside the pool and took up swimming at the age of...
  • India Positive: Stories of courage, creativity and compassion August 31, 2013

    A music scholar from Bangalore is attempting to create a national sound archive of the country. The voice of Gauhar Jaan, the prima donna of India's classical music and the first musician to record commercially for the Gramophone company back in 1902 in Calcutta, was nearly lost, until Vikram Sampath...
  • World champion Devendra Jhajharia is back home! July 31, 2013

    India's star paralympic athlete got back home after his gold medal-winning performance at the IPC Athletics World Championships in France....
  • Oscar Pistorius might get bail February 19, 2013

    Legal experts in South Africa are of the opinion that Oscar Pistorius' celebrity status might help him get bail. ...
  • High jumper Girisha revels in Paralympic silver September 12, 2012

    Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda, India's lone medallist at the Paralympics, speaks to CNN-IBN about his triumph. ...
  • London Paralympic hero Girisha aims at Rio gold September 12, 2012

    Indian Paralympic athletes return home from London on Tuesday. ...
  • Paralympic hero Girisha returns after glory September 11, 2012

    Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda won silver medal in men's High Jump F42 in recently concluded Paralympics Games in London. ...
  • War veteran wins Paralympic Gold September 7, 2012

    Bradley Snyder, a navy veteran who lost hos eye sights during the Afghanistan war has won Paralympic Gold in swimming. ...
  • India's Paralympic hero Girisha over the moon September 5, 2012

    Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda gave India its first medal at the Paralympic Games, bagging silver in the men's high jump F42. ...
  • Samarthanam Trust founder hails Nagarajegowda's efforts September 4, 2012

    The 24-year old athlete is supported by "Samarthanam", a Bangalore-based non-governmental organization. ...
  • India's Paralympics contingent mistreated September 4, 2012

    Sports Minister Ajay Maken steps in after CNN-IBN exposed the shabby treatment meted out to the Indian contingent in London. ...
  • Are Paralympic athletes treated like 2nd class citizens? September 3, 2012

    CNN-IBN discusses Indian Paralympic athletes' travails in London. While Indian officials are staying at the Village, coaches and escorts have been asked to stay outside on their own expense. ...
  • News 360: Heavy rains in Mumbai hit rail, road traffic September 3, 2012

    With monsoon remaining active over the region, Maharashtra on Monday received heavy rains. While trains on the harbour, central and western lines were running late, no trains were cancelled. ...