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02/09/2015

Countdown to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Heritage Flame Celebration: One year to go

It is exactly one year to go before Stoke Mandeville once again celebrates its position as the birthplace of the Paralympic Movement with a celebration event to mark the lighting of a unique ‘Heritage Flame’ for Rio 2016.

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01/09/2015

First GB Rowing Team boat qualified for Rio Paralympics

Persistence has paid off for Yorkshire’s Laurence Whiteley.  Today he and newcomer international rower Lauren Rowles made sure that GB will have a para-rowing mixed double scull in Rio by winning their repechage at the World Championships.

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01/09/2015

Trio of GB Rowing Team Rowing successes

Three of the four GB Rowing Team para-rowing crews in action today will feature in Wednesday’s semi-finals after winning their heats yesterday.

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31/08/2015

Korea next stop for GB on Road to Rio

The GB Para Table Tennis Team is sending three athletes to compete in the PTT Korea Open this week (September 3-6) as the race continues to qualify for the Paralympic Games in Rio next year.

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30/08/2015

A stylish conclusion to the World Archery Para Championships

Britain's archers completed the World Archery Para Championships and Paralympic qualifier in Donaueschingen in style - by winning more medals! There was a clean sweep in the Visually Impaired 2/3 category as Stephen Prowse took gold, beating Peter Price. Carmel Bassett claimed bronze after defeating Italy's Claudio Peruffo 6-2 and it was silver for Roger-Rees-Evans in the VI1 competition.

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30/08/2015

IPC Swimming publishes updated classification rules and regulations

IPC Swimming has published an updated version of its classification rules and regulations, following an extensive review process instigated in 2013.

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30/08/2015

England suffer penalty heartache against Spain

England’s IBSA Blind Football European Championships ended with further penalty shootout disappointment after losing their third-place play-off match to Spain.

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28/08/2015

Another Rio place - and more medal matches

Great Britain now has five confirmed places at the 2016 Paralympics - plus four more archers in medal matches after today's action at the World Archery Para Championships and Paralympic qualifier in Donaueschingen. 

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27/08/2015

Dan English strikes late to seal England win over Turkey

England completed a perfect group stage record at the Blind Football European Championships with a 2-1 win against Turkey.

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26/08/2015

Three Lions’ winning Blind Euros run continues

England maintained their perfect record at the 2015 Blind Euros and guaranteed their place in the next round with a 2-0 victory over Germany.

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