Paralympics 2016

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A Day for Susana review – Paralympic swimmer’s remarkable resilience in adversity
Following Brazilian swimmer Susan Schnarndorf’s road to the 2016 Games, we see the athlete’s willingness to deal with the impact of multiple system atrophy

Phuong Le

25, Jul, 2021 @4:38 PM

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Paralympian Olivia Breen dismayed after being told sprint briefs ‘too short’
Olivia Breen says she was left speechless after being told that her competition briefs were ‘too short and inappropriate’

Sean Ingle in Tokyo

19, Jul, 2021 @12:56 PM

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‘I had a huge swelling’: why my life as a female cyclist led to vulva surgery
Why has there never been any research into better saddles for female cyclists, asks Hannah Dines, who has endured years of pain and swelling caused by friction as she rides

Hannah Dines

26, Mar, 2019 @9:59 AM

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Classification controversy marks terrible coming of age for Paralympic sport
The growth of Paralympic sport into an elite and lucrative competition means allegations of corruption and foul play have also increased

Diane Taylor

31, Oct, 2017 @6:22 PM

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Kadeena Cox: ‘There are nights I can’t sleep because the spasms are so bad’
The first British Paralympian to win golds in two different sports since 1984 tells Jacob Steinberg about living with multiple sclerosis, causing a stir on reality TV and proving people wrong

Jacob Steinberg

06, Mar, 2017 @11:02 AM

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Rio 2016: an inauspicious start, but then the Paralympics delivered again | Jacob Steinberg
After initial fears the Games would be cancelled due to a funding crisis and the IPC’s bold decision to ban Russia from competing, the event shone in Rio and ParalympicsGB raised the bar again

Jacob Steinberg

27, Dec, 2016 @6:00 PM

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Andy Murray wins Sports Personality of the Year 2016 – as it happened
Andy Murray became the first three-time winner of the BBC award, with fellow Olympic gold medallists Alistair Brownlee and Nick Skelton second and third

Niall McVeigh

18, Dec, 2016 @9:12 PM

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Sarah Storey: ‘It would be amazing to see a Paralympian with the Spoty trophy’
The multiple Paralympic cycling gold medallist tells Lawrence Ostlere she does not expect to win BBC Sports Personality of the Year but will enjoy being a nominee

Lawrence Ostlere

17, Dec, 2016 @8:59 PM

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Sport quiz of the year 2016 – live
Portugal won in France, Team GB impressed in Rio and Andy Murray was on top of the world, but were you paying attention – and can you remember the details?

Guardian sport

14, Dec, 2016 @5:15 PM

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Maltesers’ ads with disabled actors make me feel queasy. But at least they’re trying | Penny Pepper
The ads are clearly made to educate others rather than show us as three-dimensional humans. But to have disabled people represented at all is progress

Penny Pepper

31, Oct, 2016 @10:19 AM

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GB victory parades: cycling questions and Fancy Bears leaks cast cloud | Owen Gibson
There was much to feel good about in Manchester on Monday, but the questions faced by cycling – the sport that most embodies the great British medal rush – continue to dampen the mood

Owen Gibson

18, Oct, 2016 @8:46 AM

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'You can feel the atmosphere': Britain's Olympians and Paralympians enjoy rainy victory parade
400 athletes parade their record haul of 214 medals through Manchester as crowds flock to celebrate their success – despite the weather

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

17, Oct, 2016 @7:49 PM

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