Sports News

World Record for CP Sport Young Ambassador Ellie

Cerebral Palsy Sport Young Sporting Ambassador Ellie Simpson set a new RaceRunning world record at the England Athletics Senior Championships in Manchester on the 28th July 2019. In the 200m, Ellie’s time of 39.62s beat the previous record held by Kayleigh Haggo. It was the second time RaceRunning was included at the England Athletics Senior […]

Cerebral Palsy Sport announce new swimming partnership

Cerebral Palsy Sport is delighted to announce a new partnership with the The Swimming Teachers’ Association (STA). The STA is an international award-winning charity working towards the objective of preserving human life by the teaching of swimming, lifesaving and survival techniques. Cerebral Palsy Sport will be working with the STA on projects to raise the […]

World Records for RaceRunners at CP Sport event

At the Cerebral Palsy Sport Athletics Series in York on Saturday 15th June World Records were achieved by Rafeek Solaiman, for the Senior RR3 Male 200m and Thomas Talbot, for the Under 16 Male RR2 1500m. Rafi, 19 from City of Sheffield and Dearn AC coached by Phil Fleetwood, broke the previous record of 38.15 […]

Survey Results show more disabled people are active.

Sport England latest Active Lives Adults survey results demonstrate that more women, older adults, disabled people and those with long-term health conditions are getting active. The results based on data gathered from November 2017-November 2018 show more people are doing at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity (recommended by the Chief Medical officers […]

Cerebral Palsy Sport launch new Boccia Games Resource

Cerebral Palsy Sport have produced a new Boccia Games Resource that will allow anyone delivering Boccia to lead a range of fun, alternate games. Boccia is  disability sport that tests muscle control and accuracy. Players propel balls to land close to a target ball. It can be played by all ages and abilities and is […]

CP Can project gets to work!

In September 2018 Cerebral Palsy Sport received funding from BBC’s Children In Need for a three years CP Can Project. The funding received has allowed Cerebral Palsy Sport to employ a National CP Can officer to lead the project and make a difference to the lives of children and young people with CP and physical […]