February 24 - Football star David Beckham and four-time Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds will star in a new television advert to promote the Sainsbury's Active Kids scheme, which is the supermarket giant's major London 2012 Paralympic Games legacy project.
February 19 - The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) appear to have become more marketable following London 2012 with new research suggesting that three out of four people in the country believe companies will become more appealing if they sponsor the organisation and the country's top disabled athletes.
January 30 - Quentin Bryce, the 25th and current Governor-General of Australia, has been presented with a memento of her visit to the London 2012 Paralympic Games by Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) President Greg Hartung.
January 22 - Stoke Mandeville Stadium in Buckinghamshire will provide a permanent home to one of the 83 decorated Olympic mascots which were placed in London for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, after Lloyds Banking Group donated one of the Mandeville sculptures to the National Centre for Disability Sport.
January 11 - Claims that there has been no significant increase in disability sport participation since London 2012 have been dismissed by the chief executive of the British Paralympic Association, Tim Hollingsworth.
January 11 - The British Paralympic Association (BPA) has been awarded the gold global accreditation in sustainability from the Council for Responsible Sport (CRS) for its work with EDF Energy at its London 2012 preparation camp.
December 31 - Italian handcyclist Alex Zanardi winning two gold medals and a silver on the same course he competed on as a Formula One driver has been voted as the top moment of 2012 by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).
The first Winter Paralympic Games were held in Örnsköldsvik in Sweden in 1976. The disabilities included were blindness and amputees. A total of 16 countries took part with 53 athletes. Events were held in Alpine and Nordic skiing for amputee and visually impaired athletes and a demonstration event in ice sledge racing. West Germany finished top of the overall medals. They won a total of 28 medals, including 10 gold. The event was originally known as the 1st Winter Olympic Games for the Disabled.
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