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Rowing golds for Whiteley and Clough

Yorkshire rowers Laurence Whiteley and Grace Clough added two more to Paralympics GB's haul today.

Laurence Whiteley & Lauren Rowles Credit: PA Images

Whiteley, who's from Northallerton, won gold in the mixed double sculls with his partner Lauren Rowles. The pair led from the start and and held off a strong challenge from China.

Gold medallist Grace Clough Credit: PA Images

And then Sheffield's Grace Clough rounded off a memorable day for British rowing when the mixed cox four, of Clough, James Fox, Daniel Brown and Pamela Relph, won gold with a dominant performance.

Grace Clough ( far right ) Credit: PA Images


Social media reacts to Cellino's 100 % buy-out of Leeds United

Massimo Cellino has taken over full ownership of Leeds United after buying GFH Captial's remaining shares. Here are some of your views posted on social media.

Leeds United now 100% owned by Cellino

Massimo Cellino has now taken control of Leeds United Credit: PA

Massimo Cellino has now taken total control of Leeds United after buying the shares previously held by GFH Capital.

The Italian's company bought a 75% stake in 2014.

The Club is delighted to confirm that Leeds United Football Club is now 100% owned by Eleonora Sport Limited, it having purchased all of the shares previously held by GFH Capital.

– Leeds United

Cellino officially became the majority shareholder after winning an appeal against the Football League's decision to try to stop the takeover. But there is now speculation he is in talks over a possible takeover by another Italian businessman.

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Steve Bate and Adam Duggleby win gold in track cycling

Steve Bate (right) and Adam Duggleby pose with their gold medals. Credit: PA Wire

Steve Bate and Adam Duggleby have won gold in the men's B 4,000m individual pursuit track cycling event.

The pair collected their medals after coming first in the final at the Rio Olympic Velodrome on the first day of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

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