Category Archives: Disability Sport

Sitting Volleyball and how to play – a guide by captain Rob Richardson

It’s getting close to a year since the Olympic Games in London and its now almost-completely-forgotten brother, the Paralympics. Remember all those wacky sports you’d never heard of before? Goalball? Boccia? Wheelchair Fencing? No? I wouldn’t blame you, Channel 4 … Continue reading

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Results 6/6/13 – England hockey men succumb to a third Belgium bashing

England‘s prospects at advancing to the Hockey World League final seem to have taken a huge blow after they fell to their third consecutive friendly defeat to Belgium. Captain Barry Middleton was the sole scorer on Tuesday but not even … Continue reading

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Results 13/3/2013 – Stacey Kemp and David King kick off the World Figure Skating Championships

With only a year to go until the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, winter sports specialists all over the world are getting in all the practice they can get before the big event. Britain’s snow and ice athletes are no … Continue reading

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Ones to watch at the IPC Athletics World Championships

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have released a 35-strong list that points out the “Ones to Watch” at the 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships in Lyon this July and four of the stars hail from Great Britain. Most of the … Continue reading

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Results 7/10/12

A quick unformatted, unsorted list of Sunday’s results because I was far too busy to do it yesterday! == Football: Barclays Premier League Southampton (17th) 2-2 Fulham (9th) Liverpool (14th) 0-0 Stoke City (12th) Tottenham Hotspur (5th) 2-0 Aston Villa … Continue reading

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Results: 6/10/12 – Britain’s male judo contingent startle in Minsk

Have a think back to the London 2012 Olympics. Go on, I’ll let you, it’s not as if I mention them in nearly every blog post. Specifically, attempt to remember Great Britain and Northern Ireland’s participation in the judo competition. … Continue reading

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Results 4/10/12: Newcastle United make me look a little stupid

OK, I’ll admit. I’m not very good at predictions. You may remember (or you could just go and have a look) that, yesterday, I threw out some predictions for last night’s three Europa League clashes featuring English clubs. Although I … Continue reading

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Results and Predictions 3/10/12 – Ben Ainslie returns to the ocean and Europa League

After a couple of months off, Ben Ainslie returned to the San Francisco bay to take part in the latest leg of the America’s Cup World Series circuit. His racing team, J.P. Morgan BAR, didn’t have the best of times … Continue reading

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Fighting for 11th place

The latest element of sport that’s got me baffled is the idea that lesser nations battle it out for positions that don’t matter, such as anything below the usual medal slots. It might be something that makes sense to a … Continue reading

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Results: 6-9 September 2012, over twenty sports, over fifty competitions

This Weekend’s Top Performers As I wasn’t here for the entire weekend, I’m turning the usual “top 5” into a top ten. See if you agree, pop pickers! * David Weir – another two medals, culminating in the marathon. He … Continue reading

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