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10:18am Monday 10th September 2012
LEIGH’s Paralympic swimming aces helped Team GB’s women secure their second swimming relay medal of London 2012 with silver in the 34pt 4x100m Medley on the penultimate day of London 2012.
2:32pm Friday 7th September 2012
LOUISE Watkin set her sights on a fourth medal at the London 2012 Paralympic Games after winning her heat to progress third fastest into the S9 100m Freestyle final.
7:57pm Thursday 6th September 2012
HEATHER Frederiksen has secured another London 2012 Paralympic swimming silver medal with a brilliant performance in the women's 100m S8 freestyle at the Aquatics Centre.
6:03pm Thursday 6th September 2012
LEIGH swimmer Louise Watkin increased her London 2012 medal tally to one silver and two bronze after producing a superb final 50m to snatch third in the women's S9 200m individual medley at the Aquatics Centre.
10:56am Thursday 6th September 2012
HEATHER Frederiksen landed her first gold medal of the London 2012 Paralympic games when defending her 2008 women’s S8 100m Backstroke title with an emphatic performance on day six at the Aquatics Centre.
12:20pm Monday 9th December 2013
Undefeated Richard Baskin crowned lightweight champion.
12:30pm Tuesday 26th November 2013
DISABLED people from Worcestershire and beyond visited Worcester’s “phenomenal” sports arena for an event which carried on the legacy of the greatest ever Paralympic Games.
3:25pm Tuesday 22nd October 2013
A DANGEROUS substance at Marlow Rowing Club's headquarters has further delayed the new £2.5m watersports hub.
6:49pm Friday 15th March 2013
THE HOME Secretary and arguably Britain's greatest every Olympian were on hand as Marlow Rowing Club celebrated receiving a £1million grant today. Theresa May, also the Maidenhead MP, and Sir Steve Redgrave, the five times Olympic gold medallist, this afternoon spoke of their delight and you can watch our videos here.
10:08am Monday 18th February 2013
A PARALYMPIAN has launched a new sports club for Winchester's blind and partially sighted.
1:07pm Tuesday 12th February 2013
A WORLD-renowned landscape architect from Great Harwood has died suddenly aged 59.
11:02am Monday 15th October 2012
IT is only 72 days since Kat Copeland etched her name into sporting history by claiming an Olympic rowing gold medal, but the figure of 1,389 days is already of more relevance to the Teessider.
8:38am Tuesday 9th October 2012
THE Olympics may be over, but the spirit of the games lives on in Haxby, where a paralympic torch visited a local supermarket.
4:30pm Wednesday 3rd October 2012
Super-fit Olympic hero Alistair Brownlee, of Bingley Harriers, has confirmed he has had to go to hospital for the first time – to have his appendix removed.
12:00pm Friday 28th September 2012
BLACKBURN’S London 2012 athletic heroes were hailed for their outstanding performances at a civic reception last night.
5:30am Friday 14th September 2012
An inspirational one-handed pianist wowed the world by performing with Coldplay at the closing ceremony of the Paralympic Games.
12:20pm Thursday 13th September 2012
David Weir was given a hero's reception as he returned home this week after his incredible four gold medal haul at the Paralympics.
9:10am Wednesday 12th September 2012
THE Paralympic Games might have drawn to a close but the legacy will live on as people across the town sign up for disability sports.
11:13am Wednesday 12th September 2012
SHADOW Olympics minister Tessa Jowell is quitting frontline politics after two decades in Labour’s top team, she announced yesterday.
2:39pm Tuesday 11th September 2012
David Cameron has ordered a review of the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics to ensure that the Government learns from the successes of the events' organisation.
2:38pm Tuesday 11th September 2012
David Weir will decide by this time next year whether he plans to compete at the 2016 Paralympics.
2:34pm Tuesday 11th September 2012
The streets of London were packed on Monday as hundreds of thousands of well-wishers turned out to cheer Britain's sporting heroes in a last hurrah as the "golden summer of British sport" came to a close.
7:00am Tuesday 11th September 2012
Well-wishers packed the streets of London to cheer Britain’s sporting heroes, including stars from the Bradford district, as they paraded through the capital yesterday.
12:00pm Monday 10th September 2012
A parade takes place in London today to celebrate the achievements of our Olympic athletes.
7:24am Monday 10th September 2012
The curtain came down on a sensational summer of sport tonight in a spectacular ceremony of fire, fun and typical British eccentricity.
Until the Olympics opening ceremony