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Owen leads the way in PyeongChang ceremony

PARA snowboarder Owen Pick will have the honour of carrying the flag for ParalympicsGB when the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Games begin today.

Haseeb’s long road to triathlon glory

From Blindman to Ironman, by Haseeb Ahmad, Matador, £12.99 THE remarkable true story of how Haseeb Ahmad overcame his blindness to set the world record...

On their marks for The Unlimited Great North Wheelchair Event!

FIVE novice wheelchair racers from the North West – aged between 13 and 66 – will compete in a special one mile race on the eve of the Great North Run.

On your marks for the blind and visually impaired Brad-a-thon

WE’VE all heard of marathons, triathlons and pentathlons. Well, on your marks now for the brand new BRAD-A-THON – an action-packed 24-hours event in July that will involve blind and visually impaired people taking part in all sorts of fun activities..

World glory for Great Britain quad squad

GREAT Britain’s quad wheelchair tennis team won their fifth BNP Paribas World Team Cup title in Sardinia, defeating Israel 2-1.

Football legends tee off for children’s charity

IT WAS a memorable clash between Liverpool, Everton and Man United – but this time it was on the golf course, involved one or two veterans, and raised a lot of cash for charity!

Burdekin, McCarroll and Phillipson hang up their rackets

THREE of the UK’s top wheelchair tennis players are retiring from the elite level of the sport. Jamie Burdekin, Marc McCarroll and David Phillipson have all decided to bow out on a high after representing ParalympicsGB in Rio last year.