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BBC News says Sarah Storey won her 17th Paralympic gold to become Great Britain’s most successful Paralympian of all time.
The Guardian says Sarah Storey eclipsed all competition to win her second gold medal of Tokyo 2020 in the C5 time trial on Tuesday morning.
France24 says China’s youngest Paralympian broke her own world record in the pool in Tokyo on Monday, a day after Salum Kashafali ran the fastest Paralympic Games 100 metres in history.
The Tokyo 2020 Paralympics has become one of the most inclusive sports events ever as a record number of openly LGBTQ athletes compete for a medal.
The Metro says 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.
Paralympics 2020: Excitement sweeps through camp in Covid-hit Tokyo as athletes prepare for crowd-free Games
The i says anticipation and excitement has swept through ParalympicsGB’s camp as athletes prepare to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, which opens on Tuesday.
The i says a Team GB Olympic silver medallist has been suspended over an alleged doping violation at the Tokyo 2020 Games.
Saudi Arabian Olympic champion and Karate player Tarek Hamedi was welcomed with a grand celebration at Jeddah airport following his silver medal win at the Tokyo Games, videos shared on social media showed on Monday.
VOA says the Tokyo Olympics have officially come to an end. During closing ceremonies, IOC President Thomas Bach declared the Games closed. The next Summer Games will be held in Paris in 2024.
Jason Kenny has become Britain’s most decorated Olympian after winning gold in the men’s keirin at Tokyo 2020, a victory that has put on hold talk of an end to his glittering career on the track.
Team GB has matched their medal count from London 2012 on the final day of the Tokyo Games – with 65 medals won.
The 33-year-old British cycling legend, husband to fellow cyclist Laura Kenny, is now the most decorated British Olympian of all time
Laura Kenny and Katie Archibald have added another gold to Team GB’s medal table as they were crowned madison champions at the Tokyo Olympics.
The Times says Holly Bradshaw won Britain’s first Olympic pole vault medal with a bronze in Tokyo, but if the Games handed out medals for persistence the 29-year-old might have won gold.
The Guardian says Bronze, gold, bronze. Great Britain’s women made history by getting ribbon round their necks for a third straight Olympic Games
BBC News says two Belarusian coaches have lost their Olympic accreditations after allegedly attempting to force an athlete to leave the Games in Tokyo.
Team GB’s Matt Walls has won track cycling gold in the men’s omnium at the Olympics. Its Team GB’s first title in the velodrome of these Games – and the 50th medal overall.
TEAM GB have broken an athletic milestone in the 4x100m women’s relay heat.
The i says TOKYO — She is back. As we were, then. After a week of heartbreak and disappointment at the athletics track – Keely Hodgkinson’s silver medal aside – the face of Team GB, Dina Asher-Smith helped her 100m relay team to a national record and a place in Friday’s final.
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya: Belarus sprinter arrives in Poland to seek protection after Olympics incident
The i says Belarusian Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya has arrived in Warsaw, where she intends to stay under the diplomatic protection of Poland, after an attempt to force her to return to her home country.
The Times says a Belarusian Olympic athlete who escaped efforts to fly her back home after she publicly criticised her coaches has left Japan for Vienna, after changing her flight to Warsaw at the last minute.
The Daily Express says: Team GB secured another sailing gold medal in the Women’s 470. Hannah Mills and Eilidh McIntyre put in a brilliant performance and crossed the line in fifth to take home gold. Mills is now the most successful Olympic sailor of all time.
BBC News says an emotional Sky Brown broke down in tears after becoming Great Britain’s youngest Olympic medal winner of all time.
The Daily Express says: Frazer Clarke’s Olympic Games are over, with the super-heavyweight fighter earning a bronze medal in Tokyo.
BBC News says New Zealand’s Laurel Hubbard made history by being the first openly transgender Olympian.
Great Britain has another silver medal to add to the table after Pat McCormack lost a hard-fought men’s welterweight contest to Cuba’s Roniel Iglesias. Team GB are now 5th on the table.
Emily Campbell: Team GB weightlifter hopes her historic medal can ‘inspire people to follow their dreams’
The i says on a night featuring two Olympic records and the first ever transgender lifter, Emily Campbell wrote her own piece of history by becoming the first British female weightlifting medallist.
Tokyo Olympics LIVE: Team GB win golds and silver in sailing with Laura Kenny in track cycling action
The Sun says: Dylan Fletcher and Stuart Bithell pipped New Zealand to 49er gold after a thrilling race, securing GB’s first sailing medal of the Games.
France24 says Simone Biles will make her bid for an individual gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday, while the men’s 400m hurdles and women’s 200m finals take centre stage on the track.
Team GB has bagged a gold medal in team eventing at the Tokyo Olympics for the first time in almost 50 years.
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya: Belarus athlete ‘to seek asylum’ after attempt to remove her from Tokyo Olympics
The i says a Belarusian athlete says she was taken to the airport to fly home against her will after publicly complaining about national coaches at the Tokyo Olympics.
The Guardian says the Belarus athlete Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who alleges she was taken against her will by team officials to Tokyo airport, is being protected by police and the UN Human Rights Commission are also involved
Nigerian Sprinter Blessing Okagbare is out of the Tokyo Olympics after being suspended for failing a drugs test
The Times says Bethany Shriever won Great Britain’s sixth gold medal of the 2020 Olympics, and Kye Whyte claimed silver, as Great Britain enjoyed a superb morning on the BMX track.
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