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Tell us: what did you enjoy most about the Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020?

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The Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020 have come to an end. We’d like you to share your thoughts and experiences of the Games. How did you watch the Paralympics? What did you enjoy most? You can also leave news tips or stori...

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games: closing ceremony – live!

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‘A beautiful moment’: Paralympic cyclist lauded after slowing to will on another rider

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Stuart Jones had every reason to be frustrated. After suffering a slipped chain on the final straight and missing a medal in Tuesday’s T1-2 time-trial, two days later the 52-year-old found himself in ninth and way off...

Oksana Masters becomes Summer and Winter Paralympic champion with cycling gold

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Oksana Masters cruised to a gold medal on Tuesday in the H4-5 hand-cycle time trial in Tokyo. It was her ninth career Paralympics medal and third gold. Her victory means she is one of just 28 athletes to have won gold...

Sarah Storey closes on outright British Paralympic record after time trial gold

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Sarah Storey eclipsed all competition to win her second gold medal of Tokyo 2020 in the C5 time trial on Tuesday morning. In doing so she also drew level with the swimmer Mike Kenny as the most successful British Para...

Jonnie Peacock shares Paralympic T64 100m bronze after remarkable dead heat

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The clock ticked past three minutes and still there had been no decision. The men’s T64 100m had certainly been close, with the four leading competitors finishing within four hundredths of a second of one another. But...

Paterson Pine wins archery battle of Britain before claiming Paralympic gold

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Phoebe Paterson Pine came through an emotional quarter-final against her ParalympicsGB teammate and close friend Jess Stretton in the women’s individual compound competition before going on to win archery gold in Toky...

Cockroft breaks T34 100m world record to claim sixth Paralympic gold

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British wheelchair star Hannah Cockroft picked up the sixth gold medal of her illustrious Paralympic career by powering to T34 100 victory in a world-record time of 16.39sec. The 29-year-old lowered her own global bes...

Kadeena Cox wins cycling gold to kick off Paralympic multisport double bid

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Great Britain’s Kadeena Cox retained her Paralympic women’s C4-5 500m time trial title at the Izu Velodrome, a world-record-breaking final run kicking off the first half of what Cox hopes will be another Olympic multi...

Power ballads and powerlifting: Newsom misses Paralympic hat-trick

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There was disappointment for Britain’s Zoe Newsom in the powerlifting on Thursday, but a vivid spectacle all the same as the Chinese athlete Guo Lingling set a world record in a fourth, extra “powerlift” round. Newsom...

Two more Paralympic athletes test positive for Covid-19 in Tokyo village

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Two more athletes have tested positive for Covid-19 in the Paralympic village, with officials awaiting information to confirm if a cluster of infection has broken out, after a first case had been discovered on Tuesday...

First athlete tests positive for Covid-19 in Tokyo’s Paralympic village

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An athlete has tested positive for Covid-19 in the Paralympic village for the first time, it has been confirmed. On the day the Games begin, officials said nine other new cases had also been detected among people work...

Tell us: what are you enjoying most about the Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020?

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The Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020 have commenced. We’d like you to share your thoughts and experiences of the Games. How are you watching the Paralympics? What are you enjoying most? You can also leave news tips or stor...

Dana Mathewson: Wheelchair tennis star plots Paralympic breakthrough

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Sports by nature to many, can be seen as simply a game, mere entertainment at that. To some, it’s a wonderful activity to maintain or improve physical health. To others, it’s the adrenaline rush they gain from competi...

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