Tags » London 2012

Digging Deep No: 13 - Corgis, Her Majesty, and 007 Bond...James Bond

Hello, and welcome back to my monthly feature, Digging Deep.

Did you all enjoy the trip to Dublin last month to witness the last time the… 406 more words


Boost for Cybathlon 2016 as data reveals positive impact of Paralympic Games on disability sport

Almost half of British people had a more positive view of disabled people within a year of the 2012 Paralympic Games, according to data released under the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey. 249 more words


AUDIO: The impact of the London 2012 Paralympic games and David Weir on disability sports and what that means for Cybathlon 2016

Inside Cybathlon’s Sam Dean spoke to ESPN and Sunday Times sport journalist Justin Guthrie in the News UK building at London Bridge about what we can learn from the staggering success of the Paralympic Games in 2012. 47 more words


Aleen Bailey to retire after Rio 2016

Jamaican sprinter Aleen Bailey says she will retire from athletics after the 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro.

The 35 year-old Olympic gold medallists also revealed that she is looking forward to being a mentor for young athletes. 705 more words

Aleen Bailey

Getting Started

Hello everyone! We will be keeping you posted with news and success stories from EFDS events across the UK over the coming months in an effort to raise awareness and participation in disability sports both as a nation and on a smaller community scale. 105 more words

Open water swimmers named for Pan Am Games

Team Canada named four more athletes to the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games on Tuesday, a group of open water swimmers led by London 2012 Olympic bronze medallist… 114 more words


A royal baby, and a look back

Yesterday, I was totally gripped by UK pride. As someone who spend not the first year, but the second year of four years here feeling a little out of place, this was a big milestone for me. 376 more words