World Para-athletics European Championships: GB’s Hahn claims 200m gold

World Para-athletics European Championships: GB’s Hahn claims 200m gold

Hahn is the world and Paralympic champion in the T38 200mGreat Britain’s Sophie Hahn claimed her first European 200m title to put her in line for a sprint double at the World Para-athletics European Championships. After winning gold over the distance at last year’s World Championships in London, the 21-year-old set a new championship record…

World Para-swimming European Championships: GB’s Tully Kearney wins gold in Dublin

World Para-swimming European Championships: GB’s Tully Kearney wins gold in Dublin

Tully Kearney is hoping to make the 2020 Paralympics after missing out in 2016 through injuryTully Kearney said she went through the pain barrier to win gold in the S5 100m freestyle at the World Para-swimming European Championships in Dublin. The 21-year-old Briton was forced to pull out of the Rio Paralympics with a shoulder…

World pays tribute to ex-UN chief Annan

World pays tribute to ex-UN chief Annan

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionKofi Annan accepts his Nobel Peace PrizeWorld figures have been paying tribute to former UN secretary-general and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan, who has died at the age of 80. Current UN chief Antonio Guterres hailed him as „a guiding force for good” and Russian President Vladimir Putin…

U20 World Cup: England women beat Netherlands to reach semi-finals in France

U20 World Cup: England women beat Netherlands to reach semi-finals in France

Georgia Stanway is joint top scorer in the tournament with five goalsEngland women reached the Under-20 World Cup semi-finals for the first time by beating the Netherlands 2-1 in Vannes, France. Victoria Pelova put the Netherlands ahead after 12 minutes, but Georgia Stanway equalised eight minutes later. Manchester City’s Stanway scored the winner from a…

World Para-swimming European Championships: Maisie Summers-Newton claims second gold in two days

World Para-swimming European Championships: Maisie Summers-Newton claims second gold in two days

Maisie Summers-Newton took her second gold in as many days in DublinBritish teenager Maisie Summers-Newton claimed a second gold medal and world record at the World Para-swimming European Championships in Dublin. The 16-year-old, who won her medley event on Tuesday, dominated the SB6 100m breaststroke final on Wednesday, winning by almost eight seconds. „I didn’t…

World Para-swimming European Championships: Quin retains SB14 100m breaststroke title

World Para-swimming European Championships: Quin retains SB14 100m breaststroke title

Quin also won gold at the 2016 European Championships in Madeira World Para-swimming European Championships Venue: Dublin Dates: 13-20 August Coverage: Daily reports on the BBC Sport website and coverage on BBC TV and BBC Radio 5 live Scott Quin lived up to his tag as the Flying Scotsman to retain his men’s SB14 100m…

World Matchplay: Gary Anderson wins to complete ‚triple crown’ of darts

World Matchplay: Gary Anderson wins to complete ‚triple crown’ of darts

Anderson with the newly renamed Phil Taylor trophyGary Anderson became just the third man to complete darts’ ‚triple crown’ as he beat Mensur Suljovic in a thrilling World Matchplay final in Blackpool. The 46-year-old Scot won 21-19 to join Phil Taylor and Michael van Gerwen as a winner of the World Championship, Premier League and…