2012 Paralympic Games closing ceremony at Olympic Stadium London, England.
Day Five - London Paralympics Highlights
Some of the best moments and best photos from Day Five of the London Paralympics
Paralympics opening ceremony
The 2012 London Paralympic Games have kicked off with a spectacular opening ceremony at the Olympic stadium.
Crystal Ja Australian women's basketball coach Carrie Graf concedes her future is undecided, but the veteran mentor says she's in no rush for that to change.
David Polkinghorne Two-time Olympic silver medallist Jared Tallent wants proven drug cheats to have all their past achievements made invalid regardless of when they tested positive.
Jim White Here's something I discovered recently: it is not easy controlling a wheelchair. Certainly not the kind used in wheelchair rugby, which look as if they have been knocked up out of an old supermarket...
James Robertson Office workers leaned out windows. Builders hung off scaffolding. And people dressed as giant boxing kangaroos craned for a view.
Neda Vanovac Australia's Olympic swimmers have been asked to take part in an inquiry into the country's performance in London, as well as admitting they underestimated the pressure the Games would bring.
Sam McKeith, Roje Adaimy They may have just arrived home, but Australia's Olympians are already preparing their campaign for Rio in 2016 after scraping into the top 10 on the medal table in London.
Roje Adaimy Alicia Coutts may have five Olympic medals around her neck, but the Canberra swimmer has already set herself a new challenge: breaking a world record.
Stacey Kirk Disgraced Belarusian shot-putter Nadzeya Ostapchuk says she was "framed" after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs, pointing the finger at a former head athletics coach who was arrested...
Glenda Kwek Family and friends cheered and clapped and a children's choir sang I Still Call Australia Home as the athletes - some wearing their medals around their necks - walked down a set of stairs from a...
Valerie Adams was alone in her car in Switzerland when New Zealand Olympics chef de mission Dave Currie told her over the phone her silver Olympic shot put medal had been upgraded to gold because her...
Olympic gold medallist Keshorn Walcott didn't just return to a hero's welcome in his Caribbean homeland of Trinidad & Tobago.
The London Olympics were hailed as the first ''Twitter Olympics'' and the statistics are in to confirm that they certainly were.
Kathryn Wicks What was the most important thing that happened at the Olympics? Usain Bolt's triple double? Michael Phelps's elevation to legend? Anna Meares being crowned track sprint queen?
Andrew Drummond Olympic cycling gold medallist Anna Meares has checked out of London, her new Games jewel securely stored for the trip home to Australia.
Mark Geenty Valerie Adams has her gold medal but her Belarusian rival stripped of the Olympic title for using a banned steroid is vowing to fight the decision, saying she has done nothing wrong.
Megan Levy It's the ultimate sporting event that unites countries from around the world.
Chris Dutton The pain has eased and Caroline Buchanan is already plotting her redemption mission, but she still hasn't been able to bring herself to watch the race which crushed her Olympic Games dream.