Rio judge seizes assets of official Olympic broadcaster

Great Britain's Ellie Simmonds is still on cloud nine from her success in Rio

Among Britain's Paralympic champions of Rio 2016 are Dame Sarah Storey, Kadeena Cox, Jonnie Peacock, Lee Pearson and Will Bayley.

Both teams hit their 2016 medal targets and broke their medal tallies from London four years ago, with the Paralympians surpassing their 2012 medal tally of 120 on day nine in Rio.

"I don't know whether it was just a bit of talk to be honest", she said after touching down at Heathrow.

The incredible performances of Team GB and ParalympicsGB athletes at the Rio 2016 Games will be celebrated on October 17 and October 18 in Manchester and London respectively.

The 72 medals won by Brazil in Rio Paralympics improved the country's position in Paralympics overall medal tables, going from 26th to 23rd place.

The British Olympic Association will work alongside the government, British Paralympic Association, Manchester City Council and the Mayor of London's Office on the details of the parade and celebration event with further information on timings to come. Part of that success, however, was due to many tickets being sold for as little as $3 -- or given away to school children in an worldwide fill-the-seats campaign.

China sent 307 athletes to the Rio Paralympics and they won 107 gold medals and 239 medals in total, leading in both counts for the fourth consecutive time.

RIO DE JANEIRO A Brazilian court ordered the seizure of Olympic Broadcasting Services' equipment and vehicles after prosecutors accused the broadcast arm of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of breaching labour laws during the Games in Rio de Janeiro, a court spokesperson said by phone on Monday.

Li Zhijun, vice chairman of China Disabled Persons' Federation, said, "I am proud of them and inspired by their spirits, and I think the whole nation will be proud of what they have achieved in this campaign".

She said: "We look forward to welcoming people from all over the country for a spectacular celebration of the achievements of our Olympic and Paralympic heroes and to share in an unforgettable day".

"Maybe seeing the stars of Rio on our streets will inspire spectators to follow their own sporting dreams and become the medallists of the future".



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