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Paralympics a chance to shine light on disability sport

Categories: Disability Sport Tackling Inequalities

Tuesday 24 August 2021 More than 70% of ParalympicsGB’s 227-strong squad are set to begin their medal hunt at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games having directly benefitted from Sport England investment of National Lottery funding into their sporting careers. Via charity SportsAid, with whom Sport England partner, they’ve helped 166 athletes, guides, pilots and competition […]

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New strategy launched as poll findings reveal pandemic impact

Categories: Disability Sport Partner news Sport Industry News

Thursday 13 May 2021 New findings published by national charity Activity Alliance on Wednesday 12 May 2021, reveal the growing impact of the pandemic on disabled people. Just over 7 in 10 disabled people (72%) agree that the coronavirus pandemic has made sport and physical activity less fair for disabled people. This is one of […]

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Support workers vital in tackling inactivity for people with complex disabilities

Categories: Disability Sport Insight

Tuesday 23 March 2021 New report highlights need for ‘activity champions’ network & training to build confidence for those in social care & sport. The report, published by the disability charity, Sense has highlighted the key role support workers play in getting people with complex disabilities physically active. Released in partnership with Traverse and Sport […]

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Three captains announced as first Sussex Cricket Foundation Champions

Categories: Disability Sport Partner news

Three of Sussex Cricket’s captains have become the inaugural Sussex Cricket Foundation Champions.   Women’s captain, Georgia Adams, men’s captain Ben Brown and visually impaired captain, Dan Field will act as official representatives from Sussex’s elite squads for the Foundation, Sussex Cricket’s charitable arm.  As Champions, they will help the Sussex Cricket Foundation in their mission to actively change lives […]

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