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Sprinter Libby Clegg wins Paralympic gold in Rio

Great Britain's Libby Clegg with her Gold medal Credit: PA

Newcastleton sprinter Libby Clegg has won Paralympic gold in the 100m T11 final.

Clegg, who is visually impaired, won in a time of 11.96.

She was initially disqualified after the semi finals for being pulled along by guide Chris Clarke but the British team successfully appealed.

Carlisle prepare for home tie versus Leyton Orient

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Carlisle United are preparing for this Saturday's home clash against Leyton Orient.

The Blues remain unbeaten in the league this season, but come up against a strong Orient side who are level on points with them.

Manager Keith Curle says the first goal could be vital:

It's going to be a difficult encounter. I think they're a team who thrive on confidence. If they get a lead, defend it very well. I think the important thing tomorrow, for us on Saturday, will be taking our chances, I think we can cause them problems, create opportunities, and then if we take them it makes the game a little bit different.

– Keith Curle


Communities turn out in force for Tour of Britain in Cumbria

Thousands of people have turned out to watch the country's most prestigious cycling race in Cumbria.

Youngsters at a primary school in Lazonby enjoyed an active day in honour of the cyclists passing through their village. Not a bad way to spend the first day back at school!

Kim Inglis spent the day time with them:

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