Tokyo Paralympics 2020 day three: athletics begins, swimming, cycling and more – live! | Sport

[ad_1] 2.20am BST 02:20 Games record for Isis Holt in heats Women’s 100m: The T35 category is for athletes with coordination impairments, and Australia’s Isis Holt holds the world record with 13.43. She adds a Games record of 13.49 in winning her heat. Qualifying behind her are Isabelle Ferder (Germany) and Oxana Corso (Italy). From … Read more

Tokyo Paralympics 2020 day two: swimming, cycling, wheelchair basketball and more – live! | Sport

[ad_1] 2.26am BST 02:26 Men’s wheelchair basketball: Well, well, well. Team USA have come roaring back here against the Germans. The Americans have taken the lead (52-51) with two minutes left! Updated at 2.28am BST 2.21am BST 02:21 Cycling: They’ve kicked off at the Izu Velodrome in the women’s B 1000m time trial. This is … Read more

Great North Road: cycling the old route from London to Edinburgh | Cycling holidays

[ad_1] As any cyclist will tell you, there’s something strangely uplifting about being on the road early. Mostly it’s a case of enjoying empty roads and morning light, but perhaps there’s a smidgeon of self-righteousness, too. Mamils have a lie in? Never. As we wheel our bikes out of the Olde Ship in the village … Read more

‘It makes you feel alive while half-killing you’: cycling in Carmarthenshire | Wales holidays

[ad_1] “So,” my hostess Tanya said as I arrived at Penstacan, an organic farmstay in the Welsh village of Cilycwm, “they’re making you go over the Black Mountain, are they?’ Did I detect a note of concern in her voice? You know, I believe I did. Cycle Dixe wales The gauntlet had been thrown down … Read more

Should police constables stop furious cyclists? – archive, 1896 | Cycling

[ad_1] To the editor of the Manchester Guardian, Sir, – In your article of this morning, upon the right of a police constable forcibly to stop a cyclist, you say “It is most undesirable that constables should get it into their heads that they are at liberty to stop, without warning, every cyclist who seems … Read more

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics day one: swimming, cycling, wheelchair rugby and more – live! | Sport

[ad_1] 1.21am BST 01:21 What is on today? Plenty. Times are as per Tokyo, which is GMT+9. Add one more hour for Australia, minus 8 hours for the UK, scan from there for your timezone of choice. 9am – Swimming. Heats for freestyle ranging from 50m to 400m, the 100m butterfly and 100m breaststroke. The … Read more

Bike broke mountains: high-speed sports are destroying the Lake District’s fells | Cycling

[ad_1] I applaud the work of Fix the Fells (Lake District in peril due to climate emergency and influx of pandemic walkers, 18 August), but as a regular fellwalker I fear that much of their work is being undone by the influx of Lycra-clad mountain bikers carrying their expensive machines to the top of Helvellyn, … Read more