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How a visually impaired boxer with muscle weakness is knocking down barriers

Sannah Hussain isn’t your ‘typical’ boxer. She’s female, Muslim, visually impaired and has muscle weakness. But that’s exactly why she’s passionate about making the sport more accessible. Writer Raya AlJadir

10 exercises to keep you flexible and fit in 2019 if you’re disabled

It’s a new year and a new opportunity to get healthy – no matter what your level of ability. So we’ve teamed up with Kris from Wheely Good Fitness to

Superhero Tri: see how you can get involved in this mass-participation event

Last year saw the launch of Superhero Tri, the first event in a new mass-participation sports series aimed at including people of all abilities – the Superhero Series. Set up by

Step Change Studios: inclusive dance for all disabled people

No matter what your disability, you should be able to take part in dance classes. It’s a great way to keep fit, meet new people and socialise with old friends. Our

What does a Paralympic wheelchair rugby player do when funding stops?

Paralympian Ayaz Bhuta has played wheelchair rugby professionally for the last six years. But the two-time European Champion’s hopes for competing at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics have been dashed as his

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Disability and sport: how a little exercise can have a big impact

If you’re disabled, exercise can make a big difference to your life, and help to minimise some of the physical difficulties you experience. That’s why we’ve spoken to Yvonne Jacobs, a

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Top 10 exercises for disabled people

Top disability sports: how you can take part Top 5 accessible cities for wheelchair users We round up the best disability dating sites Dom Thorpe is a personal trainer who

Top 10 Paralympians who inspire us ahead of Rio 2016

Top disability sports: how you can take part Top 10 exercises for disabled people Paralympics: Ellie Simmonds in the spotlight Paralympians inspire many disabled and non-disabled people. We saw the affect

Doing Sport Differently: a guide to disability sport and exercise

The word legacy has been a key part of the Olympics and Paralympics with the hope that the Games will ‘inspire a generation’ and motivate people to take part in

Light the flame! A song with a legacy

Getting kids to participate in disability sport is one of the key aims of London 2012 and the Paralympic Games. To achieve this goal, X-Factor runner up Andy Abraham, and

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