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Whitehead leads GB medal rush

Britain’s Richard Whitehead blew the field away with a new T42 200m world record to add the London 2012 Paralympic crown to the World Championship…


Fachie tops tandem podium

Great Britain’s Neil Fachie and his sighted pilot Barney Storey set a new world record to win gold in the 1km Time Trial after their…


London 2012 – Day 2 Round-Up

Britain’s Paralympians added two golds and 13 medals to their overnight tally on a record-breaking day of drama and controversy at the London 2012 Games….


Grunenthal apology welcomed

A limb difference organisation founded by European Thalidomide survivors, has offered a cautious welcome to the news that the German manufacturer of the anti-morning sickness…


Heartbreak for Jody Cundy

Jody Cundy has been denied the chance to defend his Paralympic 1km Time Trial title after officials decided not to allow a restart following what…


London 2012 – Day 2 Preview

What’s on the agenda for Paralympics GB today…?   Athletics: Miller aims to regain his F31/32/51 Club title after finishing second in Beijing. Miller, one of…


London 2012 – Day 1 Round-Up

Britain lie third in the medal table at the end of day one of the London 2012 Paralympic Games after winning seven medals from four…


#Relay4Equality

Sightsavers UK believe that it is essential for disabled people to be involved in discussions about global poverty, to ensure that there is equal access…



Mike Kerr – murderball star

This year’s wheelchair rugby squad is the strongest it’s ever been, with the men and women of the court among the favourites to make it…


Ellie Simmonds – going for gold

With a string of world records and two Paralympic golds under her belt already, Ellie Simmonds is already a Games veteran – at the age…


Risking Their Lives To Work

Every year, hundreds of Central American migrants fall beneath trains while trying to cross the US border. Many are severely disabled and left to fend…


Standing Up for My Daughters

As a blogger, activist, mum, carer and, since last summer, ‘the woman who stood up to Ricky Gervais’, there are many different sides to Nicky…


Watching Mum and Dad disappear

She was the friendly face of breakfast TV for more than a decade, but behind the smiles, Fiona Phillips harboured a secret struggle – slowly…


Superiority Complex

  Scottish comic book writer Mark Millar tells us about Superior, the superhero with a difference… When you think of superheroes, the likes of Batman…