The Paralympics opening ceremony is just a few hours away at this time. The Paralympics are scheduled for August 29 through September 9, 2012. The excitement of all Paralympics fans is at a high point right now.
If you don't want to miss a moment, find out how to watch Paralympics online at http://www.watchtheolympicsonline.org/
The origin of the term "Paralympics"
A total of about 20 sports will be in the Paralympics in 2012, ranging from Archery to Wheelchair Tennis. The Paralympic sports include the following:
A total of 471 events will take place, with about 150 nations participating in the London Paralympics. The same Village and many of the same venues used for the London Olympics will be used for the Paralympics as well.
To make sure you can watch all the events in Paralympics, go to http://www.watchtheolympicsonline.org.
The opening ceremonies are on August 29, and the events themselves begin on August 30. The events will wrap on September 9, and the closing ceremonies will take place on the same day.