- adj. Pertaining to the Paralympics and their participants, staff etc.
“The word Paralympic was originally a pun combining "paraplegic" and "Olympic," however with the inclusion of other disability groups and the close associations with the Olympic Movement, it now represents "parallel" and "Olympic" to illustrate how the two movements exist side by side.”
“getting an education, working and participating in sports - there's even this thing called the Paralympic Games for them!”
“Despite hundreds of thousands of fans missing out during the first round a few months ago, which saw tickets allocated on the basis of lottery system, the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Locog say that there are still 1.5 million tickets left for the UK's favourite sport.”
“I do not support a ban on tickets for shooting or any other Olympic or Paralympic sports.”
“Meanwhile the Treasury, which has pledged £95m in Paralympic funding it will cost £200m in all, will stake its own claim on any operating profit.”
“His letter states: "Any doping activity in the runup to, and during, the Olympic and Paralympic Games next year represents not only a significant reputational risk to the Games but also a risk to the UK in securing major sporting events in the future.”
“Nichols also has a 2008 summer Paralympic gold with the wheelchair basketball team in Beijing.”
“Paralympic multimedalist Nichols takes weekly honor”
“Paralympic multimedalist Nichols takes weekly honor - USATODAY. com”
“Wenlock is named after the village of Much Wenlock where Pierre de Coubertin visited in 1890 and where his idea for a modern Olympics was born while Mandeville is aclled after the Stoke Mandeville Hospital where the Paralympic movement began shortly after World War II.”
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