Sowerby has made a strong start to the season as she chases Paralympic qualification
In Putney recently, two gold-medal winning Olympians – paralympian single sculler Helene Raynsford and sprinter Darren Campbell – spent a morning guiding school children from a deprived part of Slough through the intricacies of the sport of rowing in their roles as volunteers for the Living for Sport programme.
The Aspire National Training Centre based in Stanmore, Middlesex and home to one of the UK’s leading spinal injury charities, Aspire, won two top fitness awards from the Inclusive Fitness Initiative (IFI) at a star studded award ceremony at Birmingham’s ICC last night.
The Wombats release Christmas single for Mencap. Festive track featuring Les Dennis can be downloaded from 12 December. Liverpool indie band The Wombats have released a one-off festive track entitled ‘Is this Christmas?', with all proceeds from sales going to Mencap.
The United States Association of Blind Athletes is excited to announce that the 2009 International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) World Youth and Student Championships and the 2009 IBSA Pan-American Games will be held in Colorado Springs, Colorado, from July 15th to 20th 2009.
> Paralympic double gold medallist Eleanor Simmonds has been named the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year for 2008.15th December 08
The swimmer beat off competition from Wimbledon junior winner Laura Robson and last year's award recipient, Olympic diver Tom Daley.