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24/10/2014

London 2012 medalist Wilson takes gold on international return

It was a golden day for the GB Para Table Tennis Team at the first Cote d’Azur International in Hyères les Palmiers with Paralympic bronze medalist Ross Wilson (men’s class 8) taking gold in his first competition since London 2012, 15 year old Megan Shackleton winning her first gold medal in the women’s class 4/5 singles and Kim Daybell taking gold in the men’s class 10 event. There was also silver for Pathway player Martin Perry (men’s class 6) and bronze for Ashley Facey Thompson (men’s class 9).

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24/10/2014

GB assured of singles medals in France

The GB Para table tennis team is assured of at least five medals in the singles events at the first Cote d’Azur International in Hyères les Palmiers after Megan Shackleton (women’s class 4-5), Ross Wilson (men’s class 8), Ashley Facey Thompson (men’s class 9), Kim Daybell (men’s class 10), and Pathway player Martin Perry (men’s class 6) all reached tomorrow’s semi-finals.

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23/10/2014

London to stage 2015 IPC Athletics Marathon World Championships

IPC Athletics, the international federation for para-athletics, has announced that the 2015 IPC Athletics Marathon World Championships will be held in London, Great Britain, on Sunday 26 April in association with the Virgin Money London Marathon.

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21/10/2014

Ostersund, Sweden, to host 2015 Ice Sledge Hockey B-Pool World Championships

IPC Ice Sledge Hockey has announced that Ostersund, Sweden, will host the 2015 World Championships B-Pool from 15-21 March.

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21/10/2014

New orchard will be at the core of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Plans announced for a new area of the Park, Mandeville Place, which will celebrate the success of the London 2012 Paralympic Games

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16/10/2014

Young guns look for gold in French Riviera

London 2012 Paralympians Kim Daybell (class 10) and Ross Wilson (class 8) are among a team of ten young players who will be representing GB in the Cote d’Azure 2014 International Para table tennis tournament in Hyères les Palmiers next week (October 23-26).

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09/10/2014

GB make their mark on Boccia world rankings

GB Boccia have seen a continued run of strong performances reflected in the new world rankings, released this week by BISFed (the Boccia International Sports Federation).

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09/10/2014

Stoke Mandeville Hall of Fame new names unveiled by Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex

Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex has today (Wednesday 8 October 2014) unveiled David Weir CBE, Margaret Maughan, Eva Loeffler OBE, and The Hon. Mark Vestey to the Stoke Mandeville Hall of Fame. 

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09/10/2014

Mondelēz International employees help raise more than £30,000 for the British Paralympic Association

More than 30 employees at local treat provider, Mondelēz International have helped to raise over £30,000 for the British Paralympic Association after participating in a nine-day bike ride.

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08/10/2014

BPA responds to Tokyo 2020 sports announcement

The British Paralympic Association (BPA) has responded to International Paralympic Comittee (IPC) Governing Board approval of the first 16 sports to be included in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

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