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.
LONDON marathon runners are set to have raised a staggering £200,000 for disabled people in the UK and overseas through their support of leading charity Leonard Cheshire Disability.
THE Challenge your Boundaries adaptive bike facility, based at Coed y Brenin trail in Snowdonia, has closed following a decision by Snowdon National Park to move two of the three project bikes to Plas Menai, near Caernarfon, where they will form part of the Gwynedd Accessible Cycling Hub.
LEADING youth cricket and disability sports charity Lord’s Taverners has announced ambitious plans to help greater numbers of disabled young people.
Dr NICK WEBBORN has been elected chair of the British Paralympic Association, taking over from Tim Reddish, who stepped down from the role at the end of his two-term tenure.
ENGLAND soccer boss Gareth Southgate and Liverpool Paralympian footballer Roy Turnham and are urging football clubs to apply for grants worth up to £1,500 to get more disabled people playing the game.