21 results found for Tokyo Olympics

US athletes told they must be vaccinated against Covid-19

UNITED States athletes competing at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics have been told they must be vaccinated against Covid-19. American athletes did not have to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 days ago | seen 35 times

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Cannabis ban in athletics: World Anti-Doping Agency to review rules

THE World Anti-Doping Agency is to review whether cannabis should remain a banned substance. The move follows American sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson missing the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 28 times

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British Olympic 4x100m relay silver medallist's 'B' sample positive

BRITISH sprinter CJ Ujah's 'B' sample has tested positive, confirming the result of his initial test from the Tokyo Olympics. Ujah, 27, was part of the British... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 62 times

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Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine and coach suspended for 10 years

ALGERIA'S Fethi Nourine and his coach Amar Benikhlef have been suspended for 10 years by the International Judo Federation (IJF) after withdrawing from the Tokyo Olympics... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 291 times

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Tokyo Paralympics: Gordon Reid 'sorry' he had to play Alfie Hewett

GORDON Reid says his Paralympic wheelchair tennis singles bronze-medal win against close friend and doubles partner Alfie Hewett was "the most difficult match" he has played. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 65 times

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ParalympicsGB 'rewrote the history books' in Tokyo

GREAT Britain's team have "rewritten the history books" with their performance in Tokyo, says ParalympicsGB's chief Penny Briscoe. GB won 124 medals, including 41 golds, to finish... Read more

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Tokyo Paralympics: Great Britain win more golds and pass the 100-medal mark

GREAT Britain won three more gold medals as they passed the 100-medal mark at the Tokyo Paralympics and started day 10 on a high. The golds went... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 27 times

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Tokyo 2020: Anger after Paralympian is stripped of gold medal for being late

THE International Paralympics Committee (IPC) has defended a decision to strip a Malaysian athlete of his gold medal. Shot putter Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli won gold in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 57 times

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Tokyo Paralympics: Boccia player David Smith retains individual title with thrilling victory

BRITAIN'S David Smith retained his individual Paralympic boccia title with a thrilling victory in Tokyo in the BC1 decider. The 32-year-old trailed Chew Wei Lun of Malaysia... Read more

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Tokyo Paralympics: Swimmer Reece Dunn sets world record to win third gold of Games

REECE Dunn set a new world record to win his third gold medal of the Tokyo Paralympics, as the medals continued to flow for Great Britain... Read more

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Tokyo Paralympics: Sarah Storey becomes Great Britain's joint most successful Paralympian with 16th gold

BECOMING Great Britain's joint most successful Paralympian of all time was a "dream come true" for Sarah Storey after she won her 16th gold medal in... Read more

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Tokyo Paralympics: Wheelchair racer Andrew Small and archer Phoebe Paterson Pine win golds

ANDREW Small won his first Paralympic title in the T33 100m as Phoebe Paterson Pine took archery gold on her Games debut on day six of... Read more

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Tokyo Paralympics: Britain's Ali Jawad says he has 'been in self-isolation for three years'

ALI Jawad is a former world champion powerlifter, but his hardest fight has been with his own body. The self-titled 'warrior' has been taken to the brink... Read more

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Tokyo Paralympics: Stef Reid on Scrabble in prison, lockdown baking & breaking barriers

ONE of Stef Reid's moments of clarity came when she was beaten at Scrabble by inmates at a maximum security prison. "I walked into that prison thinking... Read more

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Tokyo Paralympics: Jaco van Gass - from injury in Afghanistan to Paralympic champion

"AT this very moment in time, this is at the top. It's the best thing I've done." August 2021 is a month to be remembered for all... Read more

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Tokyo Paralympics: Sarah Storey wins 15th Paralympic gold

SARAH Storey put in another world record-breaking performance on her way to claiming her 15th Paralympic title - Britain's first gold of Tokyo 2020. She smashed her... Read more

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Tokyo Paralympics: Reece Dunn and Toni Shaw win swimming silver and bronze

BRITAIN'S Reece Dunn took silver on his Paralympic debut in the S14 100m butterfly final in Tokyo. The Plymouth swimmer, 25, is the world champion but was... Read more

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Tokyo Paralympics: Swimmer Ibrahim Al Hussein's remarkable journey from war-torn Syria

IT was dark as Ibrahim Al Hussein came to. He couldn't move and thick dust filled the air, blocking out all but a few small flames... Read more

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Tokyo Paralympics: 2020 Games get under way with powerful opening ceremony

"PARALYMPIC athletes know that no matter which way the wind blows, its power can be harnessed to move forward. They know that by being brave and... Read more

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Paralympic swimmer prepares for Tokyo 2020 having watched London 2012 from hospital

"I was in hospital when the London 2012 Paralympics were on and that was what gave me the feeling that anything was possible, regardless of what... Read more

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'Tokyo can still be a step forward for Paralympics'

ARRIVING in Tokyo, I wasn't entirely sure what to expect. It was a combination of relief that all the testing procedures for me were negative, and... Read more

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