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British Team announced for first ever International Blind Tennis Tournament

Six tennis players have been selected for the Great Britain team to contest the International Blind Tennis Tournament in Spain next month, becoming the first ever visually impaired players to represent the nation on the international stage. The team will be managed by the Tennis Foundation, Great Britain’s leading tennis charity, and will travel to Alfaz del Pí on the ... Read More »

Team GB Teenager Strikes the Right Chord

Fifteen year old Team GB athlete wins international music competition with Christmas mash-up Team GB athlete, Rebecca Puckey, impressed international audiences with her acoustic mash-up to win a £5,000 artist development package with Music Crowns. Showcasing her vocal and instrumental talents in a video filmed in her bedroom, Rebecca won the hearts of thousands to take gold. It was only ... Read More »

ParalympicsGB ready to compete at Rio 2016

With 8 days to go until the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Chef de Mission Penny Briscoe has declared that ParalympicsGB are ready to compete at their most competitive Games ever at Rio 2016. Last week’s delegation registration meeting (DRM) in Brazil confirmed that a total of 264 athletes will take to the field of play to ... Read More »

Prince Harry Supports Women’s Goalball

Great Britain’s women moved into the Goalball quarter-finals on a two-game winning streak thanks to an Anna Sharkey hat-trick as Prince Harry watched their 5-0 victory over Denmark at the Copper Box. Sharkey scored with a cross-court shot five minutes into the match Read More »

Colbourne On For Second Medal

Mark Colbourne smashed the world record and guaranteed at least a second silver medal of the London 2012 Paralympics, qualifying for the C1 3km Pursuit final at the Velodrome on Friday. Londoner Shaun McKeown also secured a track medal and will compete in the final of the C3 event in the afternoon session, while defending champion Darren Kenny competes for ... Read More »