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