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All Roads Lead to Rome

After kicking off in Italy’s capital with a court transformation that went viral, the 2021 season of the 3on3 Red Bull Half Court streetball competition will return to the Eternal City to celebrate a World Final featuring top teams from up to 16 countries. With 14 out of 16 National Finals completed, the 2021 Red

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Whiley and Shuker end Paralympic partnership on a high

Jordanne Whiley and Lucy Shuker emerged with silver from the women’s doubles gold medal match, their third Paralympic medal together and best-ever performance. The ParalympicsGB wheelchair tennis pair were beaten 6-0 6-1 by Dutch duo Diede de Groot and Aniek van Koot in 67 minutes. Whiley and Shuker first combined at Beijing 2008, when the

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Truesdale wins bronze for GB’s second taekwondo medal

Amy Truesdale won ParalympicsGB’s second taekwondo medal in two days with K44 +58kg bronze in Tokyo. The 32-year-old added to yesterday’s performance from Beth Munro, who became Britain’s first medallist in a sport which is making its Paralympics debut in Japan. Truesdale went down 60-14 to fifth seed Guljonoy Naimova of Uzbekistan in the semi-finals

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Henshaw and Sugar strike gold

Charlotte Henshaw and Laura Sugar struck canoeing gold as ParalympicsGB signed off from the Sea Forest Waterway with more success on the water. Henshaw led home a British 1-2 in the women’s KL2 final, beating teammate Emma Wiggs to the line by just over half a second. Henshaw, who has silver and bronze in the

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Cockroft defends 800m title to win seventh Paralympic gold medal

Hannah Cockroft was bloodied but not beaten as she defended her Paralympic 800m T34 title with a dominant victory. Cockroft took nearly 12 seconds off her Paralympic record from five years ago but her time of 1:48.99 was just fractions slower than her world best from Switzerland earlier this year, with team-mate Kare Adenegan taking

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Minister visits Bath Uni to see facilities used by Paralympians

Justin Tomlinson MP, Minister of State for Disabled People, visited the University of Bath on Thursday to see the facilities used by both Tokyo 2020 Paralympians and community clubs as part of a campaign to encourage more sports clubs to offer opportunities to disabled people. Wheelchair fencer Piers Gilliver – who was back at his

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Munro taekwondo silver helps ParalympicsGB break Games record

Beth Munro stormed to a sensational silver in just her second international competition to become ParalympicsGB’s very first medallist in taekwondo. Munro took her place on the K44 -58kg podium after Denmark’s Lisa Gjessing’s experience proved to be the difference, winning all three rounds with a total scoreline of 32-14 in the gold-medal contest. The

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Jordanne Whiley: Singles bronze is the happiest moment of my life

Bronze felt like gold for Jordanne Whiley after becoming the first British wheelchair tennis player to win a women’s singles medal at a Paralympic Games. Whiley already holds two bronze medals alongside Lucy Shuker but now has an individual honour to go alongside doubles success, in her first Games since giving birth to son Jackson.

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Libby Clegg signs off with silver

Jonnie Peacock paid tribute to Libby Clegg as she brought the curtain down on her Paralympic athletics career with a relay silver. Peacock and Clegg joined forces with Ali Smith and Nathan Maguire as ParalympicsGB finished third in the universal 4x100m relay, a performance later upgraded after China were disqualified. “To be a part of

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