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James Shaw and GB quad team become World Champions

Great Britain’s quad wheelchair tennis team won their fifth BNP Paribas World Team Cup title on Sunday in Sardinia after defeating Israel 2-1. Andy Lapthorne, Antony Cotterill and James Shaw all played in in the quad final before Cotterill and Lapthorne won the crucial doubles rubber. Cerebral Palsy Sport Ambassador James Shaw, representing Great Britain […]

Opportunities at Cerebral Palsy Sport

Do you have what it takes to make a difference to Cerebral Palsy Sport, the country’s leading national disability sports charity supporting people with cerebral palsy? We have several vacancies currently with Cerebral Palsy Sport: Non Executive Trustee/Directoe Opportunities We want to recruit non-executive Directors / Trustees, for an initial three-year term, to our Board […]

Sasha Kindred CBE retires from swimming

After 20 years at the top of his sport, swimming, Paralympian Sascha Kindred CBE has decided to retire. Sasha competed at six Paralympic Game and won a total of 13 Paralympic medals including seven golds. He also has 19 World Championship medals, 26 European medals, four World Championships medals and holds 12 British records. Sasha […]

CP Sport young ambassador awarded Point of Light Award

Sheffield Hallam student and Cerebral Palsy Sport young sporting ambassador, Ellie Simpson, 22 has been awarded the prestigious Point of Light Award from Prime Minister, Theresa May. In 2013, Ellie set up CP Teens to support young people with cerebral palsy and provide them with advice and opportunities to socialise and be active. Having experienced isolation […]

Young Ambassadors ready to inspire!

Cerebral Palsy announced four Young Sporting Ambassadors in 2016. The charity already had a long history of working with fantastic ambassadors that advocate for the charity, give their time to attend events and use their stories of sporting success to encourage others. Many of these are established athletes who have competed on the world stage including […]

Paralympic athletes receive New Year’s Honours

2016 was a fantastic year for British athletes, particularly with so much success at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio. Great Britain closed the Rio Paralympics in September with 64 gold medals, the most by a British team since 1988. They surpassed their London 2012 medal tally of 120 in Rio and finished with […]