Paralympics

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GB’s wheelchair rugby champions relish spotlight after Paralympics award
The team member Aaron Phipps has spoken of the ‘massive journey’ his sport has been on after the National Lottery gave the squad its Paralympian of the year award

Paul MacInnes

21, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Ali Jawad: ‘Paralympians are forgotten about until the next Games | Paul MacInnes
The double amputee powerlifter, who finished sixth in Tokyo, wants the broader needs of the disabled community recognised

Paul MacInnes

11, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Doubts on legacy and cost concerns hang over Tokyo Olympic Games | Justin McCurry
The full financial impact is yet to be determined but there is loose consensus in Japan over the ‘coercive’ approach of IOC

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

11, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Madison de Rozario: ‘We can’t view disability as a positive or a negative’ | Kieran Pender
The Australian Paralympian on her love of racing, winning two gold medals in Tokyo and being brought up to view her disability as a neutral fact of life

Kieran Pender

17, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Paralympics team embodies what it means to be British | Letter
Letter: Peter Wells says the athletes put on a wonderful display of ability, inclusion and diversity

Letters

06, Sep, 2021 @4:17 PM

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympics briefing: glory, despair and everything else
In today’s Paralympics briefing: Reflecting on 12 incredible days of sport

Martin Belam

06, Sep, 2021 @2:18 PM

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Tokyo’s closing ceremony the ideal send-off for a memorable Paralympics
Harmonius Cacophony was the theme for the games’ last act and the International Paralympic Committee used the ceremony to launch the We the 15 campaign to advance disability rights

Paul MacInnes at Tokyo Olympic Stadium

05, Sep, 2021 @3:52 PM

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games: closing ceremony – as it happened
The 16th Summer Paralympic Games are at a close after 12 days of action in Japan

Geoff Lemon

05, Sep, 2021 @1:28 PM

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GB finishes ‘rollercoaster’ Paralympics with medal haul that beats London 2012
Great Britain finished second in the table behind China with 124 medals, five more than were won at the home Games nine years ago

Paul MacInnes in Tokyo

05, Sep, 2021 @12:43 PM

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ParalympicsGB player-coach Choudhry leads team to basketball bronze
ParalympicsGB’s wheelchair basketball player-coach Gaz Choudhry top-scored in victory against Spain to claim a bronze medal

Paul MacInnes in Tokyo

05, Sep, 2021 @12:43 PM

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympics briefing: Games finish with record marathon
In today’s Paralympics briefing: Misato Michishita triumphed on home turf while USA pipped the Russian Paralympic Committee in the medal table

Martin Belam

05, Sep, 2021 @10:02 AM

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Tokyo 2020 legacy will be a matter for debate for years to come
Holding two huge international sporting events in a global pandemic can be seen as a triumph, but there has been a huge financial cost and a rise in Covid cases

Gavin Blair in Tokyo

05, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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