Tokyo Paralympics 2020 day three: athletics begins, swimming, cycling and more – live! | Sport

[ad_1] 1.54am BST 01:54 5000 metres: Karasawa Kenya of Japan puts on the afterburners with a lap to go, scorching past most of the field after having spent the race settled back in the back. He comes up to Jacques, but Jacques has bided him time and is able to kick coming into the last … Read more

Tokyo Paralympics 2020 day two: swimming, cycling, wheelchair basketball and more – live! | Sport

[ad_1] 1.35am BST 01:35 Swimming: In the men’s 100m freestyle S5, Brazilian champ Daniel Dias qualified second-fastest, behind China’s Yuan Weiyi. He needs two more gold medals to become the most-decorated Para swimmer of all time. (He already has 14 gold, seven silver and four bronze). 1.26am BST 01:26 Women’s wheelchair basketball: It’s a slow … Read more

‘It’s overwhelming’: Storey reveals struggle after 15th Paralympic gold | Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020

[ad_1] Dame Sarah Storey isn’t usually one for public displays of emotion. The 43-year-old has competed relentlessly for almost 30 years, across two sports and at eight Paralympic Games, but has rarely shown so much as a glimpse of vulnerability. But as she clasped her 15th gold medal in the Izu Velodrome on Wednesday, the … Read more

Kearney and Dunn take swimming silver as ParalympicsGB go close in pool | Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020

[ad_1] Tully Kearney and Reece Dunn led the way for ParalympicsGB on the first day in the pool in Tokyo, winning silver medals in the women’s 200m freestyle S5 and men’s 100m butterfly S14 respectively, after 18-year-old Toni Shaw had earlier taken bronze in the women’s 400m freestyle S9. Both Kearney and Dunn were the … Read more

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics day one: swimming, cycling, wheelchair rugby and more – live! | Sport

[ad_1] 1.56am BST 01:56 Table tennis: Australia’s Lina Lei has won her opening match against Brazil’s Jennyfer Marques Parinos in straight sets. Great Britain’s Ashley Facey Thompson is trailing Japan’s Iwabuchi Koyo and has just lost the first set. 1.41am BST 01:41 Goalball: Brazil are bossing this opening men’s match, leading 7-1 at a timeout … Read more

TV tonight: David Morrissey returns in Jez Butterworth’s Britannia | Television & radio

[ad_1] Britannia9pm, Sky Atlantic A third series for Jez Butterworth’s daft but engaging semi-historical drama. Three years have passed since the Roman invasion and things seem to be settling down. David Morrissey’s Aulus is certain he has Druid head honcho Veran (Mackenzie Crook) over a barrel – and he’s letting him know, in a manner … Read more

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games: opening ceremony – live updates! | Sport

[ad_1] 1.37pm BST 13:37 Japan have formed the largest-ever Paralympics team. It could take a while to get them all round the stadium. It is fantastic news for the nation to invest in this event so heavily and hopefully will have a long-term impact of sports in the country. 1.31pm BST 13:31 Romania have arrived … Read more