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Confidence returns for Brett Wild and Millie Knight at Winter Paralympics

Brett Wild feared he and Millie Knight wouldn’t be ready to even challenge for medals at the Paralympic Winter Games.

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Brett Wild (left) with downhill skier Millie Knight

Scot helps Britain get off to top start at Winter Paralympics

A Scot has helped Britain get off to a “flying start” at the Winter Paralympics.

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Great Britain wheelchair curling skip Aileen Neilson.

Aileen Neilson going for gold and you can quote her on that

“I’m into quotes,” says Aileen Neilson. “When I write birthday cards, I always write something inspirational.” The list is long, the skip of the British wheelchair curling team confirms, her mind brimming with an adage for each one of the twists and turns which may befall those in her celebratory circle.

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Elise Christie at Heathrow Airport sporting a protective boot. Picture: PA.

Winter Olympics: Mission accomplished for Team GB

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chairman Sir Hugh Robertson declared it mission accomplished after Team GB were welcomed home from their most successful Winter Olympics.

Great Britain flag bearer Billy Morgan walks during the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics. Picture: Getty.

Party-loving Billy Morgan carries flag as GB toast record haul

Snowboarder Billy Morgan shook off a hangover of Olympic proportions to play the starring role in last night’s closing ceremony.

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Eve Muirhead  (right), Anna Sloan and Vicki Adams look dejected after losing the Bronze Medal match. Picture: PA

Winter Olympics: GB women curlers lose to Japan in bronze medal match

Great Britain’s women curlers have lost their bronze medal match with Japan at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

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Great Britain skipper Eve Muirhead. Picture: AFP/Getty

Winter Olympics: Team GB women lose curling semi-final with Sweden

Great Britain missed out on a place in the Olympic women’s curling final after being easily beaten 10-5 by Sweden at the Gangneung Ice Arena.

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Eve Muirhead's curlers are the last medal hope for Great Britain. Picture: PA

Winter Olympics: Eve Muirhead relaxed despite medal pressure

Eve Muirhead insists she does not feel the pressure of being the last British medal hope standing as she bids to crown her third Winter Olympics with curling gold.

Kyle Smith looks on in the match with Switxerland at the Gangneung Curling Centre. Picture: Getty images

Winter Olympics: Men rue missed opportunities in curling play-off loss

Great Britain’s men’s curling team rued missed opportunities after crashing out of the Winter Olympics with a 9-5 play-off loss to Switzerland.

Eve Muirhead's "pistol shot" eliminated favourites Canada. Picture: AP

Winter Olympics: Team GB women eye curling medal but men face play-off

Great Britain’s women’s curling team have secured a 6-5 victory over hot favourites Canada but Team GB’s men face a play-off match after a heavy defeat to the USA.

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Great Britain skip Kyle Smith during his rink's win over Norway. Picture: PA

Kyle Smith silences doubters as GB men justify selection

His selection as British skip may have raised a few 
eyebrows but Kyle Smith is proving doubters wrong – just as he promised he would.

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Elise Christie falls during her 1,000m short track speed skating heat. Picture: AFP/Getty

Elise Christie vows to carry on after winter of discontent

The good news, if that is how to phrase it, is Elise 
Christie is not done with the Winter Olympics. Despite the torment that this great sporting pageant has visited upon her, she cannot let it end like this, in pain, anguish and 

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Elise Christie was disqualified from her 1,000m short track speed skating heat. Picture: AFP/Getty

Elise Christie’s Olympics are over after 1000m disqualification

Elise Christie’s Olympics dream is over after she was dramatically disqualified from her women’s 1000m heat in Pyeongchang.

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Kyle Smith looks on during the match with Denmark at the Gangneung Curling Centre. Picture: PA

Winter Olympics: Team GB men keep curling hopes alive with Danish win

Great Britain’s men kept their curling semi-final hopes alive with a dramatic 7-6 win over Denmark at the Gangneung Ice Arena.

Lizzy Yarnold celebrates on the podium during yesterday's medal ceremony. Picture: AFP/Getty

Lizzie Yarnold knitting a pattern of success with second gold

Picture this, Lizzy Yarnold, her brain fried by euphoria, sitting up in bed watching her favourite crime drama with balls of wool in her lap. Knitting and Netflix, the breakfast of 

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Kyle Smith and his GB rink are joint fourth in the standings. Picture: AP

GB curling skip Kyle Smith seeks consistency on the ice

Kyle Smith is certainly learning lessons in the intense spotlight and glare of Olympic curling.

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Elise Christie has crashed out of two Pyeongchang events.

Skater Elise Christie hits back over Winter Olympics nightmare

SPEED skater Elise Christie has hit back at critics on social media after crashing out of her second Winter Olympic event.

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Elise Christie of Britain is attended to after crashing during her women's 1500 meters short track speedskating semifinal in the Winter Olympics. Picture; AP

Elise Christie taken to hospital after Winter Olympics crash

Elise Christie was taken out of the Gangneung Ice Arena on a stretcher after crashing on the last bend of her semi-final heat.

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Elise Christie being carted off on a stretcher. Picture: Getty

Scots speed skater Elise Christie crashes out of second Olympic event

Elise Christie was taken out of the Gangneung Ice Arena on a stretcher after crashing on the last bend of her semi-final heat.

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Scotland's Andrew Musgrave in action. Picture: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Andrew Musgrave has what it takes to be Olympic champ says coach

It may happen tomorrow. It may happen in four years’ time. But Andrew Musgrave has all the traits to become an Olympic champion, according to coach Hans Kristian Stadheim.

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