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Tag: Tokyo Paralympic Games

Newcastle para-cyclist Stuart Jones wins Spirit of Sport award

Newcastle Hunter Cycling Club's Paralympian Stuart Jones was recently presented the NSWIS 7News Spirit of Sport award.

Heroes of Tokyo Olympics soak up adoration in Queensland

Queensland's Olympic and Paralympic heroes have basked in the glow of public adoration, making up for what they didn't get in Tokyo.

Aussie Alcott wins gold, defends Para tennis title

Dylan Alcott's dream of a "golden slam" is alive after the Australian won the Paralympics quad singles final against Dutchman Sam Schroder.

Curtis McGrath defends gold in Tokyo

Curtis McGrath has belied his stuttering start in Tokyo to blitz the field in the men's kayak single 200m KL2 final to win the gold medal.

Alcott hails move to reward Aussie Paralympic medallists

Top Australian Paralympian Dylan Alcott has hailed the federal government's major funding boost as a win for people power.

Turner adds gold to Clifford’s Para bronze

Australia's James Turner has lived up to his top billing, winning the men's T36 400m final at Tokyo's Olympic Stadium.

Darren Hicks wins road cycling Paralympics gold

Darren Hicks has won the first road cycling event of the Paralympic Games, taking out the men's C2 time trial in Tokyo.

Australia’s Lei wins gold in Paralympics table tennis

Australian Lina Lei is now a six-time Paralympic gold medallist after beating China's Guiyan Xiong in the singles class 9 table tennis.
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