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Paralympics chief: No need for human rights assurances from host countries

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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SOCHI, Russia -- Countries bidding to host the Olympics and Paralympics should not be compelled to provide assurances about human rights standards, according to the head of the International Paralympic Committee. ...

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Norway’s Health Minister to take husband to Paralympics in Sochi

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Bent Hoie (left) and his husband, Dag Terje Solvang.
OSLO -- Norway's most high-profile openly gay politician will attend the Paralympic Games in Russia with his husband, despite the controversy surrounding Russia's anti-gay propaganda law. ...

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