2014 Sochi Paralympics

Shortly after the 22nd Olympic Winter Games wind to a close and athletes from all over return home to bask in glory, Sochi will do it all again from March 7th-16th when it proudly hosts the XI Paralympic Winter Games. Athletes from all over, who have overcome unimaginable difficulties, will wow the world with their spirit, determination, and athleticism as they defy your every expectation. With 72 events in six sports and the world premiere of Para-snowboarding on an Olympic stage, this will be a Paralympics for the history books and there is no excuse for you not to be a part of it. So, plan a flight, book a hotel, come to Sochi, and be a part of history with the XI Paralympic Winter Games.

Latest news about the Para-Olympics 2014:

European Youth Olympic Festival volunteers given event briefing in Liechtenstein By Daniel EtchellsEuropean Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) volunteers have been given a briefing at a gathering in Bendern, Liechtenstein.
New Olympic sport business television show to premiere on US station By Emily GoddardA new monthly sport business television show, set to give viewers a look at the economic, political and social stories affecting the Olympic Movement on the road to Rio 2016, is due to premiere exclusively next month on United States channel Universal Sports Network.
Mutko says WADA have taken "about 3,000" samples from Russian athletes to analyse By Mike RowbottomRussia's Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has revealed that "around 3,000" samples have recently been taken from athletes by officials investigating allegations of widespread, systematised doping in the country.
Ireland looking to appoint seven-a-side football team manager for Rio 2016 By Daniel EtchellsParalympics Ireland and Cerebral Palsy Sport Ireland (CPSI) are jointly seeking to appoint a team manager to head the preparation of the Irish seven-a-side football team in the build up to Rio 2016. 
Paralympics New Zealand stalwart receives Order of Merit By Daniel EtchellsParalympics New Zealand (PNZ) has presented a PNZ Order of Merit to Dave Hill for his services to Para-sport in New Zealand.