Paralympic gold medal cyclist Mark Colbourne says competing in the London 2012 Games was 'a dream come true' and he's proven wrong those who thought nothing would come of it.
Welsh Olympians and Paralympians will be given a heroes' welcome this afternoon with a special ceremony held for them at the Senedd.Read the full story ›
A Royal Mail post box in Hay-on-Wye has been painted gold to commemorate Welsh Paralympic athlete Josie Pearson.
The 26-year-old took gold in the discus, setting three world records on her way to claiming the title.
Individual first class stamps bearing her image are also being produced.
Josie is the latest athlete to be commemorated by the Royal Mail, which has painted some of its iconic red post boxes to celebrate every gold medal won during London 2012.
Swansea-based swimmer Ellie Simmonds has brushed off her 'Paralympics Golden Girl' tag, saying: "I think every athlete has been amazing."
When asked what memory she would take away from the Games, the 17-year-old instantly replied: "The crowd... the support has been unbelievable."
Day 10 of the Paralympic Games sees Nathan Stephens compete in the Javelin and swimmer Ellie Simmonds aim for her fourth medal.Read the full story ›
Tredegar cyclist Mark Colbourne is back in action today on day eight of the Paralympics.Read the full story ›
Tredegar cyclist Mark Colbourne won gold in the C1 individual pursuit this afternoon.
The stamp will go on sale within the next 5 days and a post box will be painted gold in his home town tomorrow.
Mark Colbourne has scooped gold in the 3km pursuit, setting another Paralympic record at the same time.Read the full story ›
In Wales, around 3,500 amputees wear prosthetic limbs. 21-year-old Scott Stevens, who got his from the Artificial Limb and Appliance Centre in Swansea, now hopes to one day compete in the Paralympics.
"I realise how much I've got to make the most of what I've got," he says.
"Not that I say that I'm disadvantaged at all because if anything it's put me at an advantage. I try harder, I'm more willing to stick at things and drive to achieve all I can."
The Paralympics are underway, and 21-year-old Scott Stevens from Swansea hopes he will one day compete in them.Read the full story ›