The 2016 Rio Paralympic Games closed last night in a ceremony that celebrated the spirit of the hosts as well as the athletes.
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Whilst the Games has produced many moments of joy, including plenty from yesterday, the news of the death of Iranian cyclist, Bahman Golbarnezhad, casts something of a shadow over the last few hours of competition.
In another incredible all-round performance the British team reached an impressive total of 126 medals.
ParalympicsGB have passed their London 2012 total with gold medals on day seven on the track, in the pool and in the velodrome, making them the most su…
Another six golds overnight in Rio means that ParalympicsGB remain second in the medal table and just one gold away from being crowned as the greatest British Paralympic team ever.
CONGRATULATIONS! Will Bayley went one better than his silver medal performance at London 2012 with GOLD last night in the Class 7 Table Tennis as Bayley Tops The Table. Well Done Will!
ParalympicsGB scored three gold medals on day three of the Games. Here's our round-up of all the action.
T44 100m sprinter Jonnie Peacock won gold with an utterly devastating performance to retain his Paralympic title.
After a tense run-up the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games got underway in spectacular style. The financial crisis and poor ticket sales that had dogged preparations appear to have both been solved in time for the party – although the Russian team, of course, weren’t invited.
Paralympic Legend Lee Pearson selected to fly the flag for ParalympicsGB as Rio 2016 prepares for Opening Ceremony
Yes! Lee Pearson will be the #Paralympic flagbearer at the opening ceremony!