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The Paralympics first started in 1948 when Ludwig Guttmann organized a sports competition which involved world war 2 veterans that had spinal injuries. Afterwards a similar event was organized in Toronto, Canada where different disability groups were added and the idea of merging together and taking part in athletic sports was a success.What sports are included in the Paralympics?
There are twenty-two sports on the Summer Paralympic program and five sports on the Winter Paralympics program. Within some of the sports are several events. For example, alpine skiing has downhill, super combined, super-G, slalom, giant slalom. The IPC has governance over several of the sports but not all of them.Will Paralympics be televised?
Whereas the BBC televised the Olympics, it will be Channel 4 that broadcasts the Paralympics in the UK - although the BBC will also provide radio coverage. The Paralympic Games starts with the opening ceremony on Wednesday, September 7, which will be broadcast on Channel 4 from 9pm.