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Good Luck to Sussex Paralympians Going for Gold in Rio

Categories: Competitions Disability Sport

Nine Paralympians with local roots are preparing to pit themselves against top performing athletes from around the world. Active Sussex want to wish the athletes the very best of luck as they begin their quest to land Gold medals in Rio. The county’s athletes with a range of disabilities will compete at the highest level with competitors around […]

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New Research Finds Demand for More Disability Sport News

Categories: Disability Sport Sport Industry News

With a week to go before the Rio Paralympics, new research from the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) has shown the public’s desire to see more disability sport in the media. With many media channels set to cover elite disability sport at the Rio Paralympics, the report flags the importance of coverage beyond the […]

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The Seahaven Para Games is Back for 2016

Categories: Competitions Disability Sport Local Events

Building on the success of past Seahaven Para Games, the 2016 Games will be returning to Seaford on Sunday 7th August for a fifth year at The Downs Leisure Centre, Sutton Road, Seaford. Wave will once again deliver the event which will offer a day of exciting competitions and activity opportunities for disabled participants to […]

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Andrew Rees becomes first British Deaf solo swimmer to cross the Channel

Categories: Disability Sport

With exactly a year to go to the opening ceremony for the 2017 Deaflympics in Samsun, Turkey, former Great Britain deaf swimmer Andrew Rees has become the first deaf British swimmer to successfully complete a solo Channel swim on 17 July 2016. Andrew, who represented GB’s deaf swimming team in the 1990’s, set out from Dover yesterday […]

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