Disabled boy, 4, receives prosthetic blade for Christmas just like his hero Jonnie Peacock Rio had lower right leg amputated at 14 months after being born without a knee or ankle jointHad got around using rigid NHS false limbAsked parents for a blade after watching Paralympics and meeting 100m runner Jonnie PeacockReceived new limb for Christmas thanks to Dorset-based company | UPDATED: 01:10 GMT, 26 December 2012 Like many little boys, four-year-old Rio Woolf dreams of following in the footsteps of his sporting idols.
Girl nearly goes blind after parasite in dog mess that travelled from her stomach to her EYEBALL Millie Knight ingested the parasite spread by animal faeces Called Toxocara, it can contaminate the soil in gardens, parks and even playgroundsIt lay dormant for several years before almost blinding her in her left eye in just three weeks But she has refused to let her partial sight stand in her way and hopes to ski for the GB Winter Paralympics team | UPDATED: 17:34 GMT, 4 December 2012 When Susan Knight noticed her baby daughter had an irritation in one of her eyes, she assumed it was due to a pre-existing squint.
So THAT'S why Olympic stars are covered in sticky tape! | UPDATED: 01:20 GMT, 4 September 2012 What is that brightly coloured tape some of the Olympic and Paralympic athletes have been sporting on their bodies It might look like something an electrician would use, but it is, in fact, kinesiology tape — the latest must-have accessory designed to relieve injury.
The gruelling workout regimen of Oscar Pistorius: Secrets of an A-list body | UPDATED: 23:17 GMT, 27 August 2012 We reveal the stories behind the stars of the Games — and their gruelling workout regimens.
McDonald”s, supersized: First pictures inside the world”s biggest fast food restaurant. . . yards from Olympic stadium
Warning, Olympic germs heading here! Why health officials will be on high alert | UPDATED: 03:10 GMT, 26 June 2012 The conversation is one being repeated across the country: ‘Feeling hot and everything aches.
Woman who lost legs in 7/7 bombing on train she caught after celebrating London Olympics win makes Paralympic team 'I was one of the lucky ones,' says mother-of-one caught in 7/7 bombingSportswoman makes sitting volleyball team after losing legs in the terrorist attack | UPDATED: 10:30 GMT, 21 June 2012 A survivor of the July 7 suicide bombings said her dreams had come true after being picked to compete at the London 2012 Paralympics.