Hampshire's Peter Norfolk face his biggest on-court challenge since clinching his second Paralympic gold in Beijing when he defends his Australian Wheelchair Tennis Open quad singles title in Melbourne this week.
After pulling that Boeing 757 along the runway back in September, we now have the certificate from Guinness World Records to prove that we set a new World Record.
Inspired by ParalympicsGB’s performance in Beijing? Think you have what it takes to be an elite athlete? With Britain’s successful Paralympic team back from the Beijing Games with an impressive haul of 42 gold medals, attention has now turned to London 2012 and the search for the next generation of Paralympic stars.
A unique initiative is being launched in collaboration with the Wigan Learning Disability Partnership Board and both Wigan Athletic Football Club and Wigan Warriors Rugby League Club. The Never Watch Alone Initiative will enable supporters with a learning disability to attend matches alongside their fellow supporters.
Today, Aspire, one of the UK’s leading spinal injury charities announces that its Aspire Channel Swim 2008 campaign is proving to be the charities most successful event ever with a record number of swimmers signing up to take part in 2008.
BT today demonstrated its long-term commitment to disability sport as it announced its new, four-year title sponsorship of the BT Paralympic World Cup.