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:

Prokhorov to stand down as head of Russian Biathlon Union after "failing" at Sochi 2014 By Nick ButlerApril 24 - Russian oligarch Mikhail Prokhorov is standing down from his post as head of the Russian Biathlon Union (RBU) after the squad failed to hit medals target he set for them at Sochi 2014.
Exclusive: Wu looks set to run for final term as AIBA President By Emily GoddardApril 24 - C K Wu looks set to run for a final four-year term as President of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), insidethegames can exclusively reveal.
Russian Sports Minister criticises "premature" Sochi bid for 2017 World Skating Championships By Nick ButlerApril 24 - Sochi's bid for the 2017 World Figure Skating Championships has been cast in doubt after it was criticised by Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko for being submitted without Government approval. 
Exclusive: Sparkes appeals for funds to sustain British water polo’s winning streak By David OwenApril 24 - David Sparkes, British Swimming's chief executive, has appealed to private individuals to put their hands in their pockets to ensure that Great Britain's in-form women's water polo team can prepare as well as possible for a make-or-break European Championships in Budapest.
Glasgow 2014 reveals traffic clampdown plans By Emily GoddardApril 24 - Glasgow 2014 has unveiled a series of plans designed to manage traffic around competition venues across the Scottish city during this year's Commonwealth Games.