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Vacancy with Great Britain Disability Football Association Ltd

        The Great Britain Disability Football Association (GBDFA) have announced a voluntary vacancy: Position:                                  GBDFA Independent Non-Executive Directors Closing date:                         Friday 31st March 2017 Interview dates:                  Week commencing 8th May 2017 This is a voluntary position, however, all reasonable expenses will be […]

ASA offer free disability swimming taster sessions

The ASA have a number of disability swimming taster sessions coming up this month, they are FREE to attend, all ages welcome. 14th Feb: Ferndown, Dorset 15th Feb: Weymouth, Dorset 15th Feb: Dorchester, Dorset 16th Feb: Barnstable, Devon 18th Feb: Ludlow, Shropshire 19th Feb: Leominster, Shropshire   Following the event, the ASA will then be […]

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 […]

A bumper sports weekend for CP Sport

This weekend Cerebral Palsy Sport held three sports events across the country bringing new opportunities for young people with cerebral palsy. On Saturday 28th January, Cerebral Palsy Sport joined forces with CP Teens and Sheffield FA to host an adapted sports taster session at the English Institute of Sport, Sheffield. This was an opportunity for current […]

South Wales Swimming Development Gala announced

Cerebral Palsy Sport, in partnership with Swim Wales are pleased to announce it will be are running a Swimming Development Gala on 15th April 2017. The Gala will be held at Merthyr Tdfil Leisure Centre, CF48 IUT from 12.30-4.30pm. Our Galas’s are aimed at developing swimmers, who have some experience of the aquatic environment, and […]

Cerebral Palsy Sport announce Athletics Series 2017

Cerebral Palsy Sport are very pleased to announce the dates and venues for the 2017 Athletics Series. The Athletics Series is Cerebral Palsy Sports competition program.  Our competitive programme starts from 11-year-old and there is no upper age limit. Our events include a variety of track and field disciplines with age appropriate throwing equipment and weights […]

The impact of RaceRunning

Cerebral Palsy Sport have had the opportunity to introduce many children, adults and coaches to RaceRunning, an increasingly popular sport. RaceRunning is suitable for those who cannot functionally run and rely on sports aids for mobility and balance. The equipment is a three wheeled frame where the athlete is supported by a saddle and body […]

BWAA offer winter athletics training opportunity

The British Wheelchair Athletic Association are now offering winter training during the off-season to Seated Throwers who are in training. Cerebral Palsy Sport join forces with the BWAA every year as part of the CP Sport Athletics Series to provide competitive opportunities. We can now offer their training weekends to our network. The dates below […]