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Winter Paralympics: Britain’s Scott Meenagh 14th & James Whitley 10th in Pyeongchang

Great Britain’s Scott Meenagh finishes 14th in the 7.5km skiing cross country and team-mate James Whitley 10th in alpine slalom on the penultimate day of the Winter Paralympics.

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Winter Paralympics: ‘Don’t go easy on me because I’m a woman’

Lena Schroeder plays para ice hockey for Team Norway and is the only woman on the ice at the Winter Paralympics

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Off-piste at the Paras #8: Scott Meenagh

Former soldier Scott Meenagh is the first competitor ParalympicsGB has had in Nordic Skiing for 20 years.

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Cardiff Devils win Elite League regular-season title

The Cardiff Devils are Elite League regular season champions for the second year in a row after a 3-2 away win at Belfast Giants.

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James Woods: Briton wins bronze in final World Cup event

Great Britain’s James Woods wins bronze in the ski slopestyle in the final World Cup event of the season, finishing fourth overall.

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British Olympians Izzy Atkin and James Woods win World Cup medals in season finale in Italy

Olympic medallist Izzy Atkin wins slopestyle skiing World Cup silver in Italy as fellow Briton James Woods claims bronze in the men’s event.

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Winter Paralympics: Sean Pollard – Australian who became a Paralympic snowboarder after shark attack

Sean Pollard lost an arm in a shark attack and only saw snow for the first time in 2015 – now he has finished fifth and ninth at Pyeongchang 2018.

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Winter Paralympics: GB’s Ben Moore, James Barnes-Miller & Owen Pick miss out on medals

British snowboarding trio Ben Moore, James Barnes-Miller and Owen Pick all miss out on banked slalom medals in Pyeongchang.

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Great Britain’s wheelchair curling medal chances end

Great Britain will not win a medal in wheelchair curling at the Winter Paralympics after failing to reach the semi-finals.

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Winter Paralympics: Britain’s Fitzpatrick & Kehoe win third Paralympics medal

Britain’s Menna Fitzpatrick and guide Jen Kehoe claim their third Paralympics medal after finishing second in the women’s visually impaired giant slalom.

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Meet the friends who lost their legs in the same accident & are now chasing gold

Schoolmates Nikko Landeros and Tyler Carron lost their legs when they were 17. Now they are in the same Para-ice hockey team aiming for gold in Pyeongchang.

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Winter Paralympics: Menna Fitzpatrick and Jen Kehoe win silver in giant slalom

Great Britain’s Menna Fitzpatrick and Jen Kehoe win a third Paralympic medal, finishing second in the visually impaired giant slalom.

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Winter Paralympics: Menna Fitzpatrick & Jen Kehoe claim super combined silver

Watch Great Britain’s Menna Fitzpatrick and guide Jen Kehoe claim a Winter Paralympics silver medal in the women’s visually impaired super combined event.

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Super combined silver for Fitzpatrick & Kehoe

Menna Fitzpatrick and Jen Kehoe win silver in the women’s visually impaired super combined at the Winter Paralympics.

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Cancer diagnosis in July, surgery in January, gold in March

Nine months of cancer treatment, two surgeries, three weeks of training – Bibian Mentel-Spee’s Winter Paralympic gold came against the odds.

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Podcast: Why is drinking water bad for snowboarders?

Dope-testing becomes a problem if you take away the ‘gravity’ from your urine.

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