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5-time Paralympic gold medallist Ellie Simmonds praises integration of Para sports at Commonwealth Games

Running the Commonwealth Games in tandem with its largest-ever Para sport program has been a success and should be adopted at other major events, five-time Paralympic gold medallist Ellie Simmonds said Friday.

Maude Charron, Josh Cassidy lead Canada at Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

Olympic weightlifting champion Maude Charron and wheelchair racer Josh Cassidy led Canada into the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England on Thursday.

Golden opportunity: More medal events for women than men at Commonwealth Games

The long-established Commonwealth Games will be bringing in something new. The quadrennial event that opens Thursday in Birmingham will be the first multi-sport international meet to host more medal events for women than for men, and is running in tandem with its largest ever para sport program.

Ferrari driver Leclerc wins F1 Australian Grand Prix

Riding high after a decisive victory for Ferrari in the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday, Charles Leclerc's belief in the team's prospects are growing by the race.

Leclerc narrowly edges Verstappen to take pole position for F1 Australian Grand Prix

A Ferrari versus Red Bull battle is shaping up as the likely scenario on Sunday at the first Australian Grand Prix since the pandemic began in 2020. Charles Leclerc claimed Ferrari's first pole position at the revamped Albert Park circuit since 2007 with a decisive final lap of one minute, 17.868 seconds in Melbourne on Saturday.

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