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Public urged to ‘Supercharge ParalympicsGB’ in major new fundraising campaign

The British Paralympic Association today urged the British public to help ‘Supercharge ParalympicsGB’ and show their support for our athletes over the course of 2016 and beyond.

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ParalympicsGB statement on Mel Clarke

We have been informed by Archery GB and by Paralympic archer Mel Clarke that she will be taking a break from international competition.

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National Paralympic Heritage Trust wins Heritage Lottery Fund support

The newly formed National Paralympic Heritage Trust has received support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), it was announced today. The Trust will safeguard, share and celebrate the heritage of the British Paralympic movement, bringing its stories of human endeavour to life. This will be achieved through exhibitions, online resources and educational programmes.

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IPC publishes final 2015 Athlete Classification Code

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has published the final version of the 2015 IPC Athlete Classification Code following approval by the General Assembly in Mexico City in November.

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IPC Grand Prix Final to take place alongside Diamond League at London Anniversary Games

Paralympic and Olympic stars set for London Anniversary Games on Saturday 23 July 2016.

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Commercial partners commit to Supercharge ParalympicsGB

Supercharge ParalympicsGB, which launches today, is the first time that the British Paralympic Association (BPA) has created a major public facing campaign to excite fans of Paralympic sport and raise funds for ParalympicsGB. Funds raised will help best prepare the team in the crucial final days before Rio and lay the ground for future success.

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GB make history with first Wheelchair Tennis European Tennis Trophy

Great Britain’s Wheelchair Tennis players start 2016 having made history again after ending the Netherlands’ 15-year sole domination in the wheelchair tennis category of the European Tennis Trophy, Tennis Europe announced this week.

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British Swimming team announced for Europeans

The British Para-Swimming team has announced a strong team for the IPC Swimming European Open Championships which includes five athletes making their senior debut.

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BPA congratulates New Year’s Honours recipients Annamarie Phelps and Stephen Miller

The British Paralympic Association congratulates board member Annamarie Phelps, who is awarded a CBE in the Queen's New Year's honours, and five time Paralympian Stephen Miller, who is awarded an MBE.

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Three team medals for GB in Costa Rica

The GB Para Table Tennis Team finished the Copa Costa Rica - the final international tournament of 2015 - with a total of seven medals, adding three team medals to the four singles medals won earlier in the week.

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