Sport

Disability and sport: have you considered adaptive rowing?

With the Rio 2016 Paralympics fast approaching, we’re talking to disabled people about the sports their involved in, how they got into it, and how you can do the same.

Rio 2016 Paralympics: table tennis Paralympian Will Bayley in the spotlight

To celebrate the Rio 2016 Paralympics we have been interviewing Paralympians set to compete for Team GB in the 2016 games in Rio Brazil. This week we talk to Paralympic table tennis

10 awesome moments from London 2012 Paralympics

As the Rio 2016 Olympics gets under way, it’s just under one month until the start of the Rio 2016 Paralympics (7th September), and we’re incredibly excited. So to mark the date,

Sport 1 Comment

Rio 2016 Paralympics: Boccia Paralympian David Smith in the spotlight

To celebrate the Rio 2016 Paralympics we’ve been interviewing Paralympians set to compete for Team GB in the 2016 games in Rio Brazil. This week we’ve spoken to Boccia player David

Rio 2016 Paralympics: will it make a difference to disabled people?

With the excitement of the Rio 2016 Paralympics in the air, our entertainment writer Hayleigh takes a look at how the media is covering all things disability so far, and whether

Sport 1 Comment

Rio 2016 Paralympics: Paralympian Jonnie Peacock in the Spotlight

To celebrate the Rio 2016 Paralympics we’ve been interviewing Paralympians set to compete for Team GB in the 2016 games in Rio Brazil. This week we’ve spoken to famous sprinting

Could a wheelchair user be a football referee?

As Euro 2016 comes to a close, we talk to a football referee and wheelchair user Nathan Mattick. Find out how he got into football, how his disability affects him

The Wheelyboat Trust: making boats accessible

The Wheelyboat Trust is a small national charity dedicated to providing mobility impaired people of all ages with access to waterborne activities using specially designed wheelchair accessible Wheelyboats. We talked

Sport 1 Comment

Rio 2016 Paralympics: wheelchair tennis Paralympian Lucy Shuker in the spotlight

To celebrate the Rio 2016 Paralympics we have been interviewing Paralympians set to compete for Team GB in the 2016 games in Rio Brazil. This week we get the inside

Q&A with Paralympian with Ryan Cockbill

Ahead of the Rio 2016 Paralympics, we’ve chatted to Paralympic hopeful Ryan Cockbill about being a Paralympian, target shooting, and how sport has helped him recover from the accident that left