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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…



Bronze in boccia

Great Britain’s defending champions recovered from a crushing semi-final defeat by winning BC1-2 Team bronze in front of another large crowd at the ExCeL. Nigel…


Fencer Moore pleased with Games debut

Wheelchair fencer Justine Moore has set sights on her second event at the Paralympic Games after being eliminated from the Individual Foil event in the…


In the headlines

The disability stories making the headlines today… Channel 4 criticised as show asks if it is OK to hit disabled people (Telegraph) The Paralympic broadcaster has…