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Top 10 Firsts in the 2012 London Olympics

London may be a city of deep-rooted tradition, but it is also a place of empirical progress, and the 2012 London Olympics seek to present that dichotomy in its every underpinning. 939 more words


Oscar Pistorius at Risk of Suicide, Psychologist Says

Oscar Pistorius is suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and could commit suicide, according to a psychologist’s report heard at his trial Wednesday.

The report, which was read out by the Olympic athlete’s defense lawyer Barry Roux, claimed he was traumatized by the death of the girlfriend he claims he accidentally killed, the BBC reports. 224 more words

Paralympian Has Custom Racing Wheelchair Stolen From Hospital Parking Lot

BETHEL, Ohio (CBS Cleveland) – A paralympian who was visiting his family had his custom racing wheelchair stolen from a hospital’s parking lot.

WXIX-TV reports that Eric Hightower’s $5,000 wheelchair was taken from his cousin’s truck while it was parked at Anderson Hospital. 201 more words