Sir Ludwig Guttmann and the the Stoke Mandeville Games in the years following the second World War. Antonio Maglio, the founder of sport therapy in Italy, responsible for organising the first modern Paralympics in Rome 1960. He was director of the Inail Paraplegic Centre in Ostia
The Locog (London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games) and the Oda's (Olympic Delivery Authorithy) main objective is to ensure that the Games are open to everyone, and can provide easily accessible services and equipment.
Athletes through and through, the guide athletes go through the same motions and emotions as their counterparts. They run, ski, cycle, sweat, get tired, win or lose, and very often without the pleasure of seeing or hearing their names mentioned
Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Commitee, and the present and the future of the Paralympic Movement: visibility, risks, classification, anti-doping, athletes with intellectual and relational diseases, sport as means of integration...