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Paralympics banner Tuesday, 20 March, 2001, 11:35 GMT
Tanni Grey-Thompson shows off her medals Paralympian heroes welcomed home
Britain's triumphant paralympic team return home with their haul of 131 medals and are hailed by sports minister Kate Hoey.
Tanni Grey-Thompson Paralympic hero sees golden future
Paralympic golden girl Tanni Grey-Thompson tells BBC Sport Online she is excited about disabled sport's new profile.
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Lloyd Upsdell, double Paralympic sprint champion and world record holder, reflects on his short but glittering career
Duo's gold appeal dismissed
Swimmers Kenny Cairns and James Anderson must settle for silver medals after losing out in a reclassification dispute at the Paralympics.
Sydney says goodbye
The curtain has finally come down on Sydney's two-month sporting extravaganza, with the closing ceremony of the Paralympics.
Gold winner fails drugs test
Powerlifter Gundus Ismailov is the latest Paralympian to lose his gold medal and land a four-year ban after testing positive for drugs.
Tanni proudly flies flag
The Sydney Paralympics comes to a close and quadruple gold medallist Tanni Grey-Thompson holds the British flag with pride.
Marathon medals add to British bounty
Britain add three silvers and one bronze to their bumper medal haul as the Paralympics draw to a close in Sydney.
Underdogs Russia take football gold
A hat-trick from Mamuka Dzimistarishvili helps Russia to a shock 3-2 win over Ukraine in the Paralympic football final.
Shot putter stripped of gold
Indian shot putter Yadvendra Vashishta loses his gold medal when a court upholds the organisers' decision to disqualify him.
Frasure fails steroid test
American sprinter Brian Frasure, silver medalist in the 200 metres, becomes the tenth athlete to fail a drugs test at the Sydney Paralympics.
Britain beats Olympic tally record
Great Britain beat their gold medal haul from Atlanta as they increase their Sydney Paralympics total to 41.
Paton and Hess lead gold charge
Australia's Siobhan Paton wins her sixth Paralympics pool gold, while France's Beatrice Hess earns her seventh title.
Golden Tanni to call time
Tanni Grey-Thompson wins her fourth gold with victory in the 400m and suggests Sydney may be her Paralympic swansong.
Hess strikes golden six
French swimmer Beatrice Hess claims her sixth gold and reveals the motivations behind her success.
Swimmers boost British medal bid
Andrew Lindsay smashes the SW7 100m world record in taking gold at the Paralympics, as Britain continue to sweep up medals.
Parallel Games better than ever
BBC Sport's Paul Dickenson reports from Sydney on the success of the Paralympics as they draw to a close.
Paralympics reaches new heights
BBC Sport Online investigates the reason behind the remarkable success of the Sydney Paralympics.
Sydney gets the Sauvage treatment
Louise Sauvage is one of the most successful Paralympians ever. BBC Sport Online looks at the career of the Australian national hero.
Australia set for record haul
Australia is on course for its best Paralympics ever after breaking through the 100-medal barrier.
Cundy leads British gold charge
An amazing anchor leg swim from Jody Cundy is the highlight of another golden day for Britain in Sydney.
Passion at the Paralympics
A whopping 50,000 contraceptives are snapped up in just eight days in the Games village at the Paralympics.
More powerlifters fail tests
Three more Paralympics powerlifters are added to the list of positive drugs tests.
Exhausted guide ruins record bid
A blind Kenyan runner is denied a certain world record when his guide becomes ill during the race.
Brennan leads British gold rush
Deborah Brennan and Lloyd Upsdell claim Paralympic golds in world record times, as Caroline Innes wins another.
Sauvage leads Australia's perfect ten
Louise Sauvage inspires the host nation to another golden day at the Paralympics, as Kenyan Henry Wanyoike courts controversy and wheelchair rugby debuts at the Games.
Donna goes for gold
An accident at the age of 23 left Donna Richie with a broken spine. Now the captain of Australia's women's basketball team she is a national sporting hero.
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Tanni captures third gold
Tanni Grey-Thompson powers to her third gold of the Paralympics with 200m victory as Britain move second in the medal table.
South Korea in gold haul
South Korea claims four golds to rival Great Britain's success on the sixth day of competition at the Paralympics.
More success for awesome Aussies
Host nation Australia remain top of the Paralympic medals table after adding six golds to their already formidable haul.
Golds for Innes and Easter
Caroline Innes and Melanie Easter savour victories at the Paralympics while Britain's tandem cyclists and an injured Allan Stuart claim silver.
Aussies dominate Paralympics Sunday
Australia rule the roost by winning nine gold medals on the fourth day of competition at the Paralympics in Sydney.
Paralympics day five - in pictures
Australia continue to dominate the Paralympics, but Britain are still doing well as the action hots up in Sydney.
Brits haul more golds
Lloyd Upsdell, Richard White and Emma Brown add to Britain's success in Sydney with more medals on Sunday.
Tanni races to second gold
Britain's Tanni Grey-Thompson sprints to a golden double on Sunday when she adds the T53 women's 100m title to her 800m crown.
New drugs scandal hits Paralympics
Two more powerlifters fail drugs tests at the Sydney Paralympics, bringing the total to six.
Swimming treble boosts British tally
Three golds in the first night of swimming action boosts Great Britain's gold tally to nine.
Powerlifters named and shamed
Four powerlifters are handed four year bans after failing drugs tests at the Paralympics in Sydney.
Smale sweats on appeal
Brit Mark Smale hopes his shot putt bronze will be reinstated - plus a round-up of Saturday's action at the Paralympics.
Paralympics attracts record crowds
Organisers of the Paralympic Games reveal they have sold 964,000 tickets after only three days of competition in Sydney.
British delight at golden joy
The British athletes and swimmers rejoice in Sydney and reveal their joy after their continuing success in the Paralympics.
Brits storm to table lead
Britain charge to the top of the Paralympics medal table, adding four more golds to Bob Matthew's opening day win.
Jackson loses undefeated record
Simon Jackson loses his first fight in 12 years in the semi-finals of the 81kg Judo competition, but secures bronze in Sydney.
Matthews lands 10,000m gold
Great Britain's Bob Matthews takes the Paralympic 10,000m title in the T11-Blind class with a superb tactical run.
Paralympic medal table
Final details on who won what at the Paralympics.
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