Tokyo Paralympics: Aileen McGlynn wins cycling silver for Team GB

Aileen McGlynn claimed Great Britain’s opening medal on day two of the Tokyo Games, while fellow cyclist Jaco Van Gass set up an all-British final with Finn Graham by blitzing the 3000m individual pursuit world record. Visually impaired rider McGlynn took silver in the women’s B 1000m time trial with a personal best of 1:06.743. […]

Reece Dunn and Toni Shaw claim swimming silver and bronze for Team GB

Paralympic debutants Reece Dunn and Toni Shaw claimed medals for Great Britain on day one of the swimming at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre. World champion Dunn had to settle for silver in the S14 100m butterfly as Brazilian Gabriel Bandeira pipped him to first place with a Paralympic record of 54.76. Earlier, 18-year-old Shaw won […]

Dame Sarah Storey wins Team GB's first gold medal at Tokyo Paralympics

Sarah Storey claimed the 15th gold medal of her incredible Paralympics career after romping to victory in the final of the women’s C5 3000m individual pursuit. The 43-year-old once again, in a repeat of the Rio 2016 final, got the better of her teammate Crystal Lane-Wright. Storey continued her dominance of an event she has […]

Tokyo Paralympics: Start date, time and opening ceremony details

Even a full year on from its initial postponement, this summer’s Olympic Games in Japan faced huge questions about whether it should be allowed to go ahead at a time when the coronavirus pandemic was still raging around the world. Fears were rife that the sporting spectacle could turn into a dangerous superspreader event, made […]

Tokyo Paralympics: Start date, time and opening ceremony details

Even a full year on from its initial postponement, this summer’s Olympic Games in Japan faced huge questions about whether it should be allowed to go ahead at a time when the coronavirus pandemic was still raging around the world. Fears were rife that the sporting spectacle could turn into a dangerous superspreader event, made […]

Galal Yafai claims Team GB's first boxing gold of Tokyo Olympics

Galal Yafai claimed flyweight boxing gold for Great Britain after a split decision win over Carlo Paalam of the Philippines. The 28-year-old floored his opponent in the opening round with a straight left and edged a high-octane contest to secure the verdict. It concluded a stunning run of form for the Birmingham boxer, who was […]