Paralympics GB golds on day one

British cyclist Sarah Storey has won ParalympicsGB's first gold medal of the Games while swimmer Jonathan Fox has taken gold in the men's 100m backstroke S7 final.

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GB's basketballers fight back but lose to Germany

Great Britain lost 77 to 72 to Germany in their first match of the Paralympic Games.

Great Britain's Joni Pollock has his shot blocked by Germany's Jan Haller at the North Greenwich arena. Credit: Press Association

ParalympicsGB came back from 18 points down to force overtime against Germany, but they could not pull off the victory they so desperately wanted to open their Paralympic campaign.

Britain trailed 34-16 midway through the second quarter, but came storming back and took the lead after half-time.


ParalympicsGB swimmers collect their medals

Great Britain's Jonathan Fox celebrates after receiving his gold medal after winning the Men's 100m Backstroke. Credit: Press Association
Great Britain's Nyree Kindred celebrates with her silver medal after finishing second in the Women's 100m Backstroke - S6. Credit: Press Association
Great Britain's Hannah Russell celebrates after receiving a silver medal following the Women's 400m Freestyle - S12. Credit: Press Association
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