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Tokyo Paralympic Games

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.

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.

Aussie star McCracken defies injury to snare silver

Rheed McCracken has overcome a rib injury to snare a silver medal for the third Paralympics in a row in the men's T34 wheelchair 100m.

Reid breaks own world record in cycling gold

Amanda Reid has broken her own world record to win Australia's third track cycling Paralympic gold medal.

Australia hits gold pause after big start

While Australia topped the medal tally after day one, it hit a gold pause on Thursday with a silver and three bronze.

Swimmers add to Australia’s Paralympic gold rush

Will Martin broke the Paralympic record and Lakeisha Patterson held off a fierce challenge in the pool to continue Australia's hot start.

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