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Cole and Thomas Kane in the medals again

Posted on September 13, 2016 by

NSWIS swimmers Ellie Cole (pictured) and Tiffany Thomas Kane have continued their medal winning ways in the pool at the Rio Paralympics, both grabbing bronze medals on day 5.

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Strong opening day on Rio water for Tesch, Fitzgibbon and Harris

Posted on September 13, 2016 by

NSWIS sailors Liesl Tesch, Dan Fitzgibbon and Jon Harris are leading their respective sailing classes after two races each on the opening day of the Rio Paralympics sailing regatta at the Marina da Gloria.

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Stibners and Rollers move through to quarters

Posted on September 13, 2016 by

With NSWIS wheelchair basketball veteran Brett Stibners again contributing to the win, the Australian Rollers have defeated Japan 68-55 to finish the group phase with a 4-1 record to qualify for the quarter finals at the Rio Paralympics.

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Dawes leads three NSWIS wheelchair racers through to 1500m finals

Posted on September 13, 2016 by

The NSWIS had three women representing Australia in the 1500m T54 wheelchair heats – Angie Ballard, Madison de Rozario and Christie Dawes – and all-time great– Kurt Fearnley in the men’s 1500m heats.

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Changes to Diamonds squad as four NSWIS players picked

Posted on September 12, 2016 by

Australian Diamonds Head Coach Lisa Alexander and National Selectors Anne Sargeant and Michelle Wilkins have named 12 players for the upcoming netball Constellation Cup, with only two changes from the Quad Series winning team.

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Fox ends canoe slalom season on a high

Posted on September 12, 2016 by

NSWIS paddler Jess Fox has finished her 2016 canoe slalom campaign with victory in the K1 in the World Cup final at Tacen, Slovenia.

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Ewan wins final stage at the Tour of Britain

Posted on September 12, 2016 by

NSWIS cyclist Caleb Ewan has won the final stage of the Tour of Britain, sprinting to a decisive victory on the streets of London to claim the 16th professional win of his career.

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NSWIS cyclist Amanda Reid rides to medal glory

Posted on September 12, 2016 by

NSWIS cyclist Amanda Reid has posted a personal best time to claim the silver medal in the C1-2-3 500m time trial at the Paralympic Games in Rio.

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Kellerman progresses, Weekes out and Rollers rolled

Posted on September 12, 2016 by

NSWIS athlete Adam Kellerman has won his way into the third round of the wheelchair tennis competition at the Rio Paralympics with a comfortable straight sets victory over Japan’s Satoshi Saida.

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Fearnley wins 12th Paralympic medal in athletics triple-treat

Posted on September 12, 2016 by

NSWIS legend Kurt Fearnley (pictured left) has rolled his way to the 12th medal of his stunning Paralympic career, winning the bronze in the 5,000m T54 on the track in Rio.

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