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19/05/2015

Paralympic heroes encourage British public to cheer them to victory on National Paralympic Day

Paralympic Champions David Weir and Ollie Hynd today called on the British public to back their athletes when world class competition in Athletics and Swimming returns to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park as part of National Paralympic Day on Sunday July 26.

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29/05/2015

Great Britain’s men reach World Team Cup final as women claim bronze

Great’s Britain’s men’s team made history on Friday after reaching the final of the World Group at the BNP Paribas World Team Cup for the first time in the 31 year running of the International Tennis Federation’s flagship wheelchair tennis team event in Antalya, Turkey.

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28/05/2015

GB & NI to send strong contingent to IPC Grand Prix

A strong GB & NI contingent will head out to the IPC Grand Prix in Notwil, Switzerland this weekend (29-31 May). 

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28/05/2015

Three medals for GB in Germany

The GB Para Table Tennis Team picked up three medals in the Singles events at the Bayreuth Open in Germany today with Rob Davies taking silver in men’s class 1 and Tom Matthews (men’s class 1) and Sue Gilroy (women’s class 4) both taking bronze. 

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28/05/2015

Great Britain’s men secure semi-final place at World Team Cup

Great Britain reached the semi-finals of the men’s World Group for the second successive year on Thursday at the BNP Paribas World Team Cup after beating Belgium 3-0 in Antalya, Turkey.

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27/05/2015

Great Britain’s women move into World Team Cup semi-finals

Great Britain’s women’s Wheelchair Tennis team ensured their place in the semi-finals of the women’s World Group at the BNP Paribas World Team Cup for the seventh successive year on Wednesday after a 3-0 victory over the USA.

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27/05/2015

British Athletics announce team for IWAS World Junior Games

A 21-strong GB & NI team has been announced for the IWAS World Junior Games taking place in Stadskanaal, Holland between 2-8 July 2015.

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27/05/2015

Mixed day for GB team in Germany

Eight of the 12 GB players competing in the singles events at the Bayreuth Open in Germany progressed to the knockout stages today but there was disappointment for men’s class 7 World champion Will Bayley who went out in the last 16 to European champion Mykhaylo Popov.

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27/05/2015

Gilliver takes gold at Pisa World Cup

Piers Gilliver took gold at the IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Cup in  Pisa this week, a Rio 2016 qualification event.

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26/05/2015

Weir breaks road mile record at the BUPA Westminster Mile

David Weir produced the fastest wheelchair road mile in history at the third Bupa Westminster Mile festival of road racing in central London on Sunday (24 May), but just missed out on becoming the first sub-three-minute miler in history as he held off his arch rival Marcel Hug.

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