Disability and sport

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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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Paralympics team embodies what it means to be British | Letter
Letter: Peter Wells says the athletes put on a wonderful display of ability, inclusion and diversity

Letters

06, Sep, 2021 @4:17 PM

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympics briefing: glory, despair and everything else
In today’s Paralympics briefing: Reflecting on 12 incredible days of sport

Martin Belam

06, Sep, 2021 @2:18 PM

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Tokyo’s closing ceremony the ideal send-off for a memorable Paralympics
Harmonius Cacophony was the theme for the games’ last act and the International Paralympic Committee used the ceremony to launch the We the 15 campaign to advance disability rights

Paul MacInnes at Tokyo Olympic Stadium

05, Sep, 2021 @3:52 PM

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games: closing ceremony – as it happened
The 16th Summer Paralympic Games are at a close after 12 days of action in Japan

Geoff Lemon

05, Sep, 2021 @1:28 PM

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GB finishes ‘rollercoaster’ Paralympics with medal haul that beats London 2012
Great Britain finished second in the table behind China with 124 medals, five more than were won at the home Games nine years ago

Paul MacInnes in Tokyo

05, Sep, 2021 @12:43 PM

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ParalympicsGB player-coach Choudhry leads team to basketball bronze
ParalympicsGB’s wheelchair basketball player-coach Gaz Choudhry top-scored in victory against Spain to claim a bronze medal

Paul MacInnes in Tokyo

05, Sep, 2021 @12:43 PM

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympics briefing: Games finish with record marathon
In today’s Paralympics briefing: Misato Michishita triumphed on home turf while USA pipped the Russian Paralympic Committee in the medal table

Martin Belam

05, Sep, 2021 @10:02 AM

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