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Prague Filmmakers Launch Documentary Crowdfunding Campaign for Greater Inclusivity of Disabilities in Sport

Prague based filmmakers, Paul Dean (UK) and Kristyna Balaban (Canada), announced the launch of their indiegogo campaign to raise funding for the completion of their documentary, ‘The Road Less Run’, and to help spread the unique concept of inclusion of disabled athletes in marathon running developed in Prague by the charity Running With Those That Can’t. From 2009, with courage, ... Read More »

Sponsor needed to go the distance for charity race team

Stick ‘n’ Step, the North West charity that provides support to children with cerebral palsy and their families, is looking for a headline sponsor for its cycle race team at Revolve 24. This is a major 24 hour cycling endurance event being held at Brands Hatch motor racing circuit later this year. Taking place on 16 and 17 September at ... Read More »

Strathmore Water announces deal to hydrate world class athletes in 2017

Strathmore water has been announced as the national supplier of bottled water for both the IAAF World Championships London 2017 and the World Para Athletics Championships. Athletes, officials and volunteers at both events next summer will be hydrated by more than one million bottles of water being supplied by the water brand. This year will bring together more than 3000 ... Read More »

Charity partners with Tottenham Hotspur Foundation to deliver accessible sports sessions

Multi-sports sessions aimed at young people with sight and hearing impairments The national programme is being funded by Sport England, with a focus on London and the West Midlands The multi-sports sessions are a number of activities being run by national disability charity Sense   National disability charity, Sense has partnered with Tottenham Hotspur Foundation, the charitable arm of the ... Read More »

Ennis-Hill and Whitehead launch mascot design competition on Blue Peter

Olympic champion Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill and double Paralympic gold medallist Richard Whitehead MBE are ambassadors and part of the judging panel for entries Competition will select two mascots – one for the World Para Athletics Championships and one for the IAAF World Championships London 2017 Applications close on Friday 10 February with the winner to be announced live on Blue ... Read More »

Initiative launched for school children to attend World Para Athletics championships 2017

250,000 schoolchildren across Greater London given opportunity to attend the World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 Launched by Paralympic hero Jonnie Peacock on Tuesday 17 January 2017 at Marion Richardson Primary School Offer includes free TfL travel and dedicated volunteers for attending school parties Double Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock today launched the official London schools ticket offer that will see ... Read More »

New Celebrity Team Captains announced for Superhero Tri Series

With a super-charged start to 2017, The Superhero Tri team already have an incredible 950 places filled for their first ever event, taking place on 19 August 2017. New Celebrity Team Captains announced Five new Celebrity Team Captains joining the fun on the day The Last Leg front man Adam Hills Paralympians Ali Jawad Paralympian Stephen Miller Paralympian Liz Johnson TV ... Read More »

New NHS sports prostheses for future Paralympians

Children across England have begun to receive new running and swimming blades from the NHS, in a move by the government to help a future generation of young people get active and even become the next Paralympians. The introduction of children’s sports prostheses on the NHS follows the creation of a £1.5 million fund by the Department of Health to ... Read More »

British Blind Sport launch Guide to Visually Impaired Archery and Shooting

National Disability Sports Organisation, British Blind Sport has launched a brand new guide to enable coaches, leaders and club personnel to learn more about sight loss and eye conditions and have a greater understanding of the needs of people with visual impairment who want to take part in the sports of archery or shooting. The charity, that provides sporting opportunities ... Read More »

How you can get involved in the London 2017 Athletics

Hottest tickets on sale at tickets.london2017athletics.com Youngsters needed for extra-special volunteering activity The search for our event mascots will commence Exciting schools programme to be announced Plus how to get involved via our Inspiration Programme As clocks around the world pass midnight and the year of 2017 unfolds across the time-zones, global athletics is set for the most memorable of ... Read More »

Want to try wheelchair sports? Why not get involved in WheelPower’s next PrimarySport Camp

WheelPower – British Wheelchair Sport will be hosting a Primary Sports Camp at Stoke Mandeville Stadium on Saturday 25 February 2017. The Primary Sports Camp is open to children with physical or mild sensory impairments between the ages of five and eleven years old. We shall also welcome entry forms from those children who would not traditionally fit within ‘disability sport ... Read More »

Olympic and Paralympic stars of tomorrow join Hannah Cockroft at National Talent Camp

A host of young elite athletes, coaches and officials will find out how to reach their potential in the sporting field when they join World and Paralympic Champion Hannah Cockroft at the Youth Sport Trust National Talent Camp this week. England’s most promising sporting young people will be put through their paces in a series of intense workshops, masterclasses and ... Read More »