Disability and sport

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Win or lose, Dylan Alcott is changing perceptions of people with disability like me | Kate Thomas
The tennis champion, Paralympian and Australian of the Year has helped move the dial towards inclusion

Kate Thomas

26, Jan, 2022 @2:37 AM

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Welcome to Britain’s newest televised pro league: wheelchair basketball
The Women’s Premier League launches this weekend and live BBC coverage is a huge boost for wheelchair basketball

Paul MacInnes

20, Jan, 2022 @5:44 PM

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Dame Sarah Storey: ‘People see the highs but they’re not there for the lows’ | Donald McRae
Britain’s most decorated Paralympian on making history in Tokyo and why she believes she is yet to reach her full potential

Donald McRae

13, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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‘You have to stay switched on’: at work with England’s blind football team
A game requiring unique physical and mental skills changes its players for life. Now the FA wants blind football to grow

Paul MacInnes

03, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Australia’s Madison de Rozario makes history with New York marathon win
Paralympic champion Madison de Rozario made history by becoming the first Australian woman to win the New York marathon after crossing the line in Central Park three minutes ahead of her nearest rival

Guardian sport

07, Nov, 2021 @10:58 PM

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No one should ever have the power to choose when discrimination is OK | Jaryd Clifford
People with disabilities shouldn’t have to be exceptional in order to be accepted, writes Paralympian Jaryd Clifford

Jaryd Clifford

30, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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GB’s wheelchair rugby champions relish spotlight after Paralympics award
The team member Aaron Phipps has spoken of the ‘massive journey’ his sport has been on after the National Lottery gave the squad its Paralympian of the year award

Paul MacInnes

21, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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FA aims to be ‘beacon for society’ as it reveals first disability football plan
The FA has pledged to increase the number of people playing disability football in England by 50% in three years

Paul MacInnes

14, Oct, 2021 @12:24 PM

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Ali Jawad: ‘Paralympians are forgotten about until the next Games | Paul MacInnes
The double amputee powerlifter, who finished sixth in Tokyo, wants the broader needs of the disabled community recognised

Paul MacInnes

11, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Marko Cheseto survived frostbite and amputation to run Boston Marathon
The Florida-based athlete has the fastest-known marathon time for a double-leg amputee

Allison Torres Burtka

07, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Madison de Rozario: ‘We can’t view disability as a positive or a negative’ | Kieran Pender
The Australian Paralympian on her love of racing, winning two gold medals in Tokyo and being brought up to view her disability as a neutral fact of life

Kieran Pender

17, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Dylan Alcott brings fun to the party as perspective proves key to tennis success | Courtney Walsh
The Australian wheelchair tennis great paid tribute to his mindset coach after completing a ‘golden grand slam’ at the US Open

Courtney Walsh

13, Sep, 2021 @8:07 AM

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