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Latest news: Tokyo Paralympic Games

Health is wealth for local Paralympian

Eliza Stankovic-Mowle is a Canberran Paralympian and mum of three. Today, she is focusing on her family and her newfound love of cooking.

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.

De Rozario wins gold in Paralympics marathon

Madison de Rozario has won Australia's 21st gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympics, taking out the T54 marathon in a nail-biting finish.

Aussie Alcott wins gold, defends Para tennis title

Dylan Alcott's dream of a "golden slam" is alive after the Australian won the Paralympics quad singles final against Dutchman Sam Schroder.

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.

Aussie swimmers add silver, three bronze to medal tally

Australia added four medals to its swimming tally on Wednesday night with Tim Hodge winning silver and Blake Cochrane, Tiffany Thomas Kane and Thomas Gallagher all claiming bronze.

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 leads Paralympics road cycling medal haul

Darren Hicks has won the first road cycling event of the Paralympic Games, taking out the men's C2 time trial in Tokyo.

Aussies win two gold in Paralympic table tennis

Australia's 37-year gold medal drought in Paralympic table tennis has come to a glorious end after Lina Lei and Qian Yang won their respective women's singles finals in Tokyo.

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.

Canberra’s Ahmed Kelly adds to Aussie swim medal haul

Australia's swim team continue to make their mark on the Paralympics, adding three silver and a pair of bronze medals to their impressive tally.

Canberra sprinter Isis Holt wins Paralympic silver

Isis Holt has won Australia's first track and field medal at the Paralympics, finishing second behind China's Zhou Xia.

Aussie 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 Paralympics 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

Australia leads the medal tally after day one with six gold medals, including four in the pool and two in track cycling. 

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