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London 2012: Day 8 Round-Up

Britain reached the magic 103 mark when swimmer Heather Frederiksen won silver in the S8 100m Freestyle, one of 16 medals on day eight which…




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…