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Mission: accomplished!

The ParalympicsGB team at the London 2012 Games surpassed its Beijing total, achieving part of its numerical target as set by UK Sport, when swimmer…





Gold and Bronze for Britain’s sailors

Britain has won two medals on the final day of the London 2012 Paralympic Sailing Regatta at Weymouth and Portland today (Thursday 6 September). Helena…


In the headlines

Today’s biggest disability stories… Channel 4’s dilemma: can it host both Frankie Boyle and the Paralympics? (Guardian blog) Mark Lawson questions whether the Paralympic broadcast…


London 2012 – Day 7 Round-Up

Two more golds and and 13 medals on day seven put Britain’s Paralympians in touching distance of their medal target. With 25 golds, Britain are…





In the headlines

The stories making the headlines today.    Tube wheelchair ramps should be permanent, says charity (BBC News) The London Underground has been made more accessible…


London 2012 – Day 6 Round-Up

Britain’s Paralympians added four golds and 16 medals to their ever-growing tally on day six at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. GB remain in second…


Double gold for David

One man, 48 hours, two gold medals. The stats speak for themselves and the man is David Weir. Weir raised the roof in the Olympic…


Frederiksen leads medal rush in the pool

Heather Frederiksen turned in an emphatic performance to retain her Paralympic S8 100m Backstroke title on day six of the London 2012 Paralympic Games. The…