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Penalty For GB Sailing Sonar Class

The Sonar crew received a penalty yesterday for an off the water situation. The full details of the relevant decision can be found on the ISAF website. Stephen Parks, ParalympicsGB Sailing team leader has this morning said: “Wednesday (5 September) was a day of highs and lows for the ParalympicsGB sailors. We successfully secured medals in the Read More »

Peacock Ruffles Some Feathers

Jonnie Peacock lay down the gauntlet last night by securing his spot in the T44 100m final in the fastest qualifying time. Jonnie ran a strong race in a time of 11.08 seconds ahead of Jerome Singleton. Oscar Pistorius ran in the second heat and qualified in the second fastest time of 11.18 ahead of Blake Leeper and Alan Oliviera ... Read More »

GB Guaranteed Medals In Sailing For First Time

Britain will win its first ever Paralympic Sailing medals tomorrow (Thursday) as its sailors head in to the final day of the London 2012 Paralympic regatta guaranteed at least silver and bronze. Read More »

Win a Week with Hoe Grange Holidays!

Award winning log cabins situated in the picturesque, rural setting of the Derbyshire Peak District await the lucky winner of this wonderful prize. Hoe Grange Holidays are offering PosAbility readers the opportunity to win a one week stay for four guests in one of their fully accessible, eco-friendly log cabins. Read More »

Website Launched For Accessible Gaming Guidelines

A detailed set of guidelines has been published online to help video-games developers cater for users with accessibility issues. The website, which has the backing of several developers and usability experts, highlights best practice examples in big games. To read more on this BBC News story click here Read More »

Sarah Storey Golden Girl

Sarah Storey won her third gold medal at London 2012, and the 10th of her two-sport Paralympic career, with victory in the C5 Time Trial on the first morning of Road Cycling at Brands Hatch. Read More »

Annual Disability Sport Festival Planned

An annual festival of disability sport is to be staged at the Olympic Park as part of a £2m package of future Paralympic plans at the east London venue. It is to be linked to a programme of training at sporting clubs in surrounding boroughs, said the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC). Read more of this BBC News story here Read More »