Paralympics

‘Boris Johnson is blaming the young for his own misjudgements’
Boris Johnson meets students at King’s College London University in 2020
Instant Opinion

‘Boris Johnson is blaming the young for his own misjudgements’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
26 Jul 2021
Sport shorts: dates confirmed for the Tokyo Olympics in 2021
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be held in 2021
Daily Briefing

Sport shorts: dates confirmed for the Tokyo Olympics in 2021

Ten things from the world of sport on Monday 30 March
30 Mar 2020
Back pages: Olympic flame will continue to burn in Tokyo
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic flame is displayed at Ofunato, Iwate prefecture in Japan
Daily Briefing

Back pages: Olympic flame will continue to burn in Tokyo

A round-up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 25 March
25 Mar 2020
Tokyo 2020 reactions: ‘the only decision we can support’
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be held in 2021
In Depth

Tokyo 2020 reactions: ‘the only decision we can support’

Olympic and Paralympic Games will now take place no later than summer 2021
24 Mar 2020
Sport shorts: organisers say Olympics will not be cancelled
Tokyo Olympic Games
Daily Briefing

Sport shorts: organisers say Olympics will not be cancelled

Ten things from the world of sport on Thursday 13 February
13 Feb 2020
Tokyo 2020 funding boost for Team GB surfing and softball
Surfing will be one of the new sports at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo
In Brief

Tokyo 2020 funding boost for Team GB surfing and softball

New Aspiration Fund will support 14 Olympic and Paralympic sports
7 Dec 2018
Payout for Paralympian forced to wet herself on train
Anne Wafula-Strike of Great Britain races with Hannah Cockroft of Great Britain in the Women's 100m T54 final during the Visa
In Brief

Payout for Paralympian forced to wet herself on train

Anne Wafula-Strike calls for reform after three-hour train journey where the accessible toilet was out of order
22 Nov 2017

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Paralympics: ‘Faking disability is no different to doping’
Brittany Woodward
In Brief

Paralympics: ‘Faking disability is no different to doping’

BBC investigation uncovers allegations that athletes are gaming Paralympic classifications
19 Sep 2017
Rio's Olympic stadiums left in disrepair
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In Depth

Rio's Olympic stadiums left in disrepair

Iconic Maracana football stadium abandoned and vandalised, while murky water fills the aquatics centre
14 Feb 2017
Blaggers gatecrash Team GB Olympic celebrations - video
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In Brief

Blaggers gatecrash Team GB Olympic celebrations - video

Gold medallists joined by two uninvited guests as Manchester and London pay tribute to the stars of Rio
18 Oct 2016
Gold for Storey as ParalympicsGB surpass London 2012 haul
Sarah Storey
In Brief

Gold for Storey as ParalympicsGB surpass London 2012 haul

Cyclist wins team's 35th gold of the Rio Paralympics in the time trial and takes her overall tally to 13
14 Sep 2016
Rio 2016 Paralympics: Opening ceremony lifts the gloom
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In Depth

Rio 2016 Paralympics: Opening ceremony lifts the gloom

President booed and Belarus athlete makes Russia protests, but vibrant spectacle still captures the imagination
8 Sep 2016
Rio 2016 Paralympics opening ceremony - in pictures
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In Brief

Rio 2016 Paralympics opening ceremony - in pictures

Highlights from the dazzling opening ceremony of the Paralympics in Rio
8 Sep 2016
Rio 2016 Paralympics opening ceremony - in pictures
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In Depth

Rio 2016 Paralympics opening ceremony - in pictures

Highlights from the dazzling opening ceremony of the Paralympics in Rio
8 Sep 2016
Paralympics: Classifications and unusual sports explained
Canada's Ian Chan (R) vies for the ball with Japan's Shinichi Shimakawa (L) in their mixed wheelchair rugby game at the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games on September 12, 2008 at the USTB Gymnasi
In Depth

Paralympics: Classifications and unusual sports explained

At the Rio 2016 Paralympics there will be 22 sports – some have been adapted and others, like goalball, are unique
6 Sep 2016
Rio 2016: Classification row is another blow to Paralympics
Brittany Woodward
In Depth

Rio 2016: Classification row is another blow to Paralympics

Team GB sprinter quits Games in protest amid accusations of 'intentional misrepresentation' of disabilities in some sports
5 Sep 2016
Sport in 2016 – nine key dates for your diary
Usain Bolt
In Review

Sport in 2016 – nine key dates for your diary

From Euro 2016 to the Rio Olympics and the Ryder Cup, the next 12 months promise plenty of sporting drama
1 Jan 2016
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 25 Oct 2012
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 25 Oct 2012

25 Oct 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 10 Sep 2012
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 10 Sep 2012

10 Sep 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 30 Aug 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 30 Aug 2012

30 Aug 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 28 Aug 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 28 Aug 2012

28 Aug 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 24 Aug 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 24 Aug 2012

24 Aug 2012
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