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Thin ice: who threatens Sochi’s Winter Olympics, and why
The resort is the playground of Russia’s elite, and in February hosts the Winter Olympics. But Sochi sits on one of the global flashpoints for Islamist terror. Who threatens the games – and why?
Man arrested for alleged theft of Olympic medals
Police have arrested a 29-year-old man for allegedly stealing two Olympic bronze medals from a Mayfair nightclub during the early hours of Wednesday morning.
The loneliness of a long distance Afghan powerlifter…
Fahim Rahimi got to fly his war-torn nation’s flag at the Paralympics, but what happened next? Foreign Affairs Correspondent Jonathan Rugman finds out.
Disabled dancer’s pain at airline wheelchair damage
No Fly Britain: A wheelchair dancer who performed in the London 2012 cultural celebrations tells Channel 4 News how his career was threatened by airline damage to his chair.
Will the relay make it to the Olympic stadium on time?
A delay in the torch relay means it could fail to reach the Olympic stadium in time for the Paralympic opening ceremony. But the ceremony will begin as scheduled.
Paralympics: Top tips for London 2012
The Channel 4 News guide to the London 2012 Paralympic Games – how, where and who to watch, ahead of Wednesday’s opening ceremony.
Locog assures disabled parents over Paralympic tickets
Paralympic organisers say wheelchair-using parents will be able to sit beside their families at sports events, but a disabled mother tells Channel 4 News more could still be done for people like her.
Disabled mother outraged at Paralympic ticketing
As confusion grows over Paralympic seating for wheelchair users, a disabled mother calls for change after being told she may have to sit separately from her two young children.
Q and A: How to get Paralympic tickets
Tickets for the Paralympic Games are selling out fast – so what is the best way of getting hold of one of the few remaining seats? Here’s our Q and A.
Everything must go: London 2012 sell-off begins
When the Olympics have lept their final hurdle, what do you do with all the kit? With the athletes now gone, the big London 2012 sell-off begins with flags, costumes and sports equipment up for grabs.
LIVE BLOG: Celebrating the end of the London 2012 Olympic Games
Team GB’s athletes have won: 29 gold medals, 16 silver and 19 bronze. Britain has finished third in the overall Olympic standings. Thank you #London2012 – next: The Paralympics
We help Aussie sports minister with losing bet
Kate Lundy wagered that Australia would beat Team GB’s medal haul, promising to row Eton Dorney dressed in the British kit if not – Channel 4 News decide to give her a helping hand.
Empty seats continue to blight Olympic events
French President Francois Hollande criticises Locog for giving away “too many corporate seats” as spectators tell Channel 4 News that rows of empty seats remain at some events.
Olympics Q&A: why can’t I get a ticket?
Most familes are dysfunctional, and the “Olympic family”, it appears, is no exception. Channel 4 News settles into the empty seats row.
LIVE BLOG: latest from the Olympic Games
Latest updates from Channel 4 News at London 2012.