Topping London - nwitimes.com

Belgium's Marieke Vervoort celebrates her silver medal win in the women's 400-meter T52 final, during the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, at the Olympic Stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Mauro Pimentel). prev. next.

Paralympics: Nigeria shoots to top - Vanguard

TEAM Nigeria yesterday shot into the lead as the best African country at the on-going Paralympic Games in Rio with three of her athletes winning three more gold medals in the powerlifting and shot put events to bring her total to seven. Ndidi Nwosu ...

Rio 2016 Paralympics Games: Nigeria wins another 2 gold medals - P.M. News

Team Nigeria's contingent to the 2016 Paralympics Games in Rio increased its medals haul on Monday with two gold medals to take its total to nine so far. The team won the gold medals in power-lifting events to take Nigeria's haul to six gold two silver ...

Bose Omolayo wins Nigeria's sixth gold medal at Paralympics - NAIJ.COM

Bose Omolayo has increased Nigeria's gold medal tally at the ongoing Rio Paralympics to six after shattering her own world record in the -79Kg powerlifting event. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter. Bose Omolayo competing for Nigeria. Omolayo set a ...

Rio 2016 Olympics: Onye wins gold for Nigeria in women's shot put - Daily Post Nigeria

Nigeria has won yet another gold medal at the ongoing 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, Brazil, through Lauritta Onye in the shot put f40. Her first throw of 7.83m, saw her break her world record of 7.72m, set at the 2015 IPC World Athletics Championships ...

SA Paralympians 'in Rio to showcase God-given talents against world's best' - Daily dispatch

While “veteran” Kevin Paul predictably grabbed the glory – and the headlines – with breaststroke gold on Thursday's opening day of the 2016 Paralympics in Rio‚ two Team South Africa debutants were delighting in their own opportunities.

Paralympics 2016: Rowers lead the way as Team GB add more golds on day four - The Independent

Great Britain's rowers led the way on a golden start to day four at the Rio Paralympics, which featured a momentous success for Jon-Allan Butterworth, who was injured while serving in Iraq. Britain's rowers won three gold medals from four finals in a ...

Did Algeria's paralympic team boycott Israel match? - Al-Bawaba

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has opened an investigation into the Algerian women's goalball team's failure to arrive in Rio de Janeiro ahead of their matches against the United States and Israel, BBC reported Sunday morning. The ...

NZ tops Paralympic medal count per capita - New Zealand Herald

Sophie Pascoe celebrates after winning a gold medal in the Women's 100m Backstroke S10 final on day 3 of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Photo / Getty. New Zealand has won the most medals per capita at the Rio Paralympics, so far. This comes after a ...

Great Britain win eight golds on bumper day at Paralympics - SkySports

Great Britain enjoyed their most successful day yet at the Rio Paralympics as they claimed 21 medals, including eight golds. Paralympics GB took their overall tally of gold medals to 23 with three in rowing, two each in athletics and cycling and a ...

Paralympics' Kadeena Cox a woman in a hurry after making history with Rio athletics AND cycling medals - Irish Mirror

Two years before becoming a Paralympics history-maker Kadeena Cox sat up in her hospital bed and turned to her parents, writes Alex Spink in Rio. “She told us she was going to go to Rio and do this,” mum Jasmin revealed. “I never doubted that she would.”.

Video: Sophie Pascoe wins second gold of Rio 2016, breaks own world record - TVNZ

Sophie Pascoe has won her eighth Paralympic gold medal, and set a new world record in the process. WORLD RECORD! Sophie Pascoe crushes rivals in dominant gold medal-winning performance. 00:43 ...

Pascoe claims second gold in Rio - Otago Daily Times

Sophie Pascoe has won her second gold of the Rio Paralympics after defending her title in the 200m individual medley SM10 final today. It is Pascoe's 13th medal at the Paralympics and third of her Rio campaign following a gold in the 100m backstroke ...

Pascoe wins second gold of Rio Paralympics - Radio Sport

Pascoe has claimed her 13th Paralympics medal with a comprehensive victory in the 200m individual medley SM10. A third straight gold in the class was assured for Pascoe halfway through the race with a four second advantage at the 100m which extended ...

Jon-Allan Butterworth becomes the first Iraq veteran to win Paralympic gold - Daily Mail

A Paralympic cyclist has become the first British serviceman or woman injured in Iraq or Afghanistan to win a gold medal - nearly a decade after losing his arm. Jon-Allan Butterworth, 30, won gold in the C1-5 mixed team sprint with team mates Jody ...

7 hardcore Paralympic events that you really need to watch - AOL News

The Olympics may be over with for another four years, but the Paralympics is only just getting started. While there are plenty of events in the Olympics that also crop up in the Paralympic Games, there are also a bunch of new events, too — each of ...

Paralympic chiefs suspicious on Algeria's Israel no-show - Ahram Online

Paralympic authorities said Sunday they are suspicious about Algeria's claim that its women's goalball team missed a game against Israel in Rio purely due to travel delays. The Algerians did not show up for opening matches against the US team on Friday ...

Algerian goalball team finally arrive in Rio as authorities investigate 'suspicions' over delay - Irish Examiner

Algeria's women's goalball team have arrived in Rio after forfeiting their first two matches, including one against Israel which led to suggestions their absence was politically motivated. The International Paralympic Committee is continuing to ...

Team GB's rowers win three Paralympics gold in four finals on day four in Rio - Mirror.co.uk

Great Britain's rowers led the way on a golden start to day four at the Rio Paralympics . Britain's rowers won three gold medals from four finals in a dominant performance - and Lora Turnham and her pilot Corrine Hall added another track cycling title ...

Rio Paralympics: Louis Rolfe wins gold in team sprint - Cambridge News

Great Britain's Jon-Allan Butterworth, Jody Cundy and Louis Rolfe (right) celebrate with their gold medals after winning the C1-5 team sprint at the Rio Paralympics. Rio Paralympics: Louis Rolfe wins gold in team sprint. X. Share Tweet Share Pin It Email.