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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 »

Allianz Insurance to sponsor Rio 2016 Paralympic Games coverage on Channel 4

Channel 4 and Allianz Insurance have today announced a major new sponsorship which will see the insurance provider become the first of two core partners of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on 4.     Allianz Insurance will sponsor a range of programmes across Channel 4 leading up to the Rio Paralympic Games, including Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker ... Read More »

BT develops the next generation of Paralympic talent with two new athletes joining its Ambassador team

    BT today demonstrated its commitment to disability sport and the development of the next generation of Paralympic talent with the appointment of two new athletes to its ambassador team, Julie Rogers and Ben Rowlings. Julie and Ben were unveiled as the latest BT Ambassadors at a mentoring session at Loughborough’s High Performance Athletics Centre with Paralympic Gold medallists ... Read More »

National Paralympic Day featuring Mayor of London’s Liberty Festival

Exactly two years to the day since ParalympicsGB won its first medals at the London 2012, spectators returned to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for National Paralympic Day featuring the Mayor of London’s Liberty Festival. Visitors cheered on world-class athletes, marvelled at the sights and sounds of the Liberty Festival and took part in a variety of disability and inclusive sports. ... Read More »

Action-packed day of celebrations planned to mark National Paralympic Day

As excitement builds for National Paralympic Day featuring the Mayor of London’s Liberty Festival on Saturday August 30, a round-up of activity was released today to help visitors to get the most from their day at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Visitors to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park can enjoy a free, family-friendly festival, which will include: the very best of disability ... Read More »

Jonnie Peacock among star athletes confirmed for National Paralympic Day

Paralympic stars Jonnie Peacock, Jody Cundy, Aled Davies and Stef Reid are among the London 2012 medallists set to star in celebrations for National Paralympic Day at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Saturday August 30.   The athletes will be at the Park across the day, signing autographs and meeting fans as part of the free family festivities for National ... Read More »

IPC European Championships: Jonnie Peacock wins gold

Paralympic champions Jonnie Peacock and Hannah Cockroft claimed golds as GB won 15 medals on the first day of the IPC Athletics European Championships.  Amputee sprinter Peacock triumphed in the T44 100m to complete the set of European, Paralympic and World titles. Wheelchair racer Cockroft, 22, did the same in the T34 100m, finishing 1.4 seconds ahead of the rest of ... Read More »

IPC Athletics: Jonnie Peacock beats Richard Browne to win gold

British sprinter Jonnie Peacock beat American rival Richard Browne to add a world title to the Paralympic gold medal he won at London 2012.Peacock overcame a stumble at the start to win the T44 100m final at the IPC World Championships in 10.99 seconds. Read More »

British Athletics name strong team for Lyon

British Athletics have named 28 London 2012 medallists in the 48-strong team for the IPC Athletics World Championships, which take place in Lyon, France from 19-28 July.  Read More »

Apply for funding for your disability sports club

Sports clubs continue to play an essential part in the development of Paralympic sport following the unforgettable scenes provided by disability athletes in London last summer.  Read More »