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A closer look at Britain's main players at the Tokyo Paralympics

A closer look at Britain's main players at the Tokyo Paralympics

The event is 100 days away.
A general view of Olympic rings following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in front of the Japan Olympics Museum in Tokyo, Japan March 24, 2020
A closer look at Britain's main players at the Tokyo Paralympics
The event is 100 days away.
13:23
A general view of Olympic rings following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in front of the Japan Olympics Museum in Tokyo, Japan March 24, 2020
IPC president: 'Tokyo Paralympics is most important in history'
Sunday marks 100 days to the event.
13:22
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
IOC confident of successful Tokyo Games
The Japanese Government has extended its state of emergency in Tokyo and other areas until the end of May.
May 12, 17:58
A general view of Olympic rings following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in front of the Japan Olympics Museum in Tokyo, Japan March 24, 2020
Tokyo state of emergency 'extended as Olympics draws closer'
The Japanese capital is due to host the Olympic Games in just over two months' time.
May 7, 10:56
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Laviai Nielsen opens up on athletics passion
As a 16-year-old, Laviai and her identical twin sister Lina Laviai Nielsen, who also competes internationally, volunteered at London 2012.
May 6, 16:17
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Coronavirus vaccines available to Olympic athletes
Support staff travelling to Tokyo will also have access to the jab.
May 6, 13:40
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Athletes can expect daily coronavirus tests in Tokyo
The Japanese capital has re-entered a state of emergency until at least May 11 owing to a rise in coronavirus infections.
Apr 28, 18:52
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Masks on podiums and daily tests required for athletes at Tokyo Games
The Japanese capital has re-entered a state of emergency until at least May 11 owing to a rise in coronavirus infections.
Apr 28, 18:31
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
A look at the playbook handed to Olympic, Paralympic athletes for Tokyo
Pretty much every aspect of a competitor's stay in Japan from beginning to end is taken into account.
Apr 28, 18:21
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Tokyo Olympics to outlaw taking a knee?
A total of 3,547 athletes representing 185 countries and 41 sports responded to the survey.
Apr 21, 19:06
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Christian Coleman to miss Tokyo Olympics despite reduced ban
The American's two-year ban has been reduced to 18 months but he will still not be able to compete in Tokyo this summer.
Apr 16, 10:43
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
Japanese government member: 'Tokyo Games could still be cancelled'
The Olympics are due to get under way on July 23, with the Paralympics taking place after.
Apr 15, 10:18
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Tokyo hopefuls overshadowed by coronavirus pandemic amid delayed games
Team GB have a host of gold medal hopes but the event will mostly serve as a few weeks of escapism.
Apr 13, 12:15
Paula Radcliffe pictured in 2018
On This Day: Paula Radcliffe sets world record at London Marathon
Paula Radcliffe used male pacemakers to break the record by nearly two minutes.
Apr 13, 08:37
Tom Bosworth celebrates winning the Men's 5000 Metres Walk on February 23, 2020
Tom Bosworth eyeing Olympic medal at Tokyo Games
Tom Bosworth came out in 2015 and is currently the only openly gay male athlete on the British athletics team.
Apr 1, 13:43
Katarina Johnson-Thompson celebrates winning World Championships gold on October 3, 2019
Katarina Johnson-Thompson sets sights on two more Olympics
The world heptathlon champion is targeting two more appearances at an Olympic Games.
Mar 29, 08:37
Katarina Johnson-Thompson celebrates winning World Championships gold on October 3, 2019
Katarina Johnson-Thompson provides views on rearranged Olympics
The 28-year-old is set to be among the favourites in the heptathlon in Tokyo this summer.
Mar 24, 10:06
A sarcastic Denise Lewis on the red carpet in 2012
Denise Lewis hopes Birmingham 2022 will be "a beacon of light"
The choice of Perry the Bull as official mascot for the Commonwealth Games reflects the city's long association with the animal.
Mar 22, 08:24
Kelly Sotherton poses for photgraphs ahead of the Virgin London Marathon on April 21, 2013
On This Day: Kelly Sotherton claims heptathlon gold in Melbourne
Kelly Sotherton, then aged 29, claimed what proved the sole major title of her career.
Mar 22, 08:18
Runners make their way through Canary Wharf during the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 26, 2015
British Athletics has concerns over coronavirus protocols in Torun
Ten members of the travelling party of athletes and staff in Torun have now tested positive for Covid-19.
Mar 18, 15:40

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