Sports News

Tennis Foundation launches new Junior Futures Potential Programme

Seven of the country’s most promising junior wheelchair players have been selected to be part of a world leading new programme designed by Great Britain’s leading tennis charity, the Tennis Foundation to help them progress towards future international success. The launch of the new Wheelchair Tennis Junior Futures Potential (JFP) Programme will play a key role in […]

British Paralympic Association announce UK Athlete Classification Code

The British Paralympic Association (BPA) has today published a new UK Athlete Classification Code, placing athletes’ rights and responsibilities at the heart of the process and strengthening the approach taken to this fundamental part of Paralympic sport. The new Code will provide greater clarity over the rights and responsibilities of all those involved in the process […]

Successful RaceRunning taster session

Three RaceRunning sessions have been held in Partnership with the University of Nottingham at the David Ross Sports Village.  The sessions took place on the high performance indoor track area providing participants with the opportunity to experience being on a RaceRunner. A total of 8 people attended throughout the 3 sessions aged between 3 and […]

RaceRunning Taster Sessions at University of Nottingham

Cerebral Palsy Sport is working in Partnership with the University of Nottingham to run 3 RaceRunning sessions in Nottingham on Saturday mornings throughout February. The sessions aim to give people of all ages the opportunity to try RaceRunning for the first time, progress through some basic skills and develop confidence using the RaceRunning frames. We […]

Cerebral Palsy Sport launches new a Swim Series for 2018

Cerebral Palsy Sport is delighted to announce the launch of a new CP Swim Series for 2018. Children and adults with cerebral palsy or a physical disability. All ability of swimmers welcome. Floatation aids or a helper in the water are allowed. Registration is required to take part in these events. The Dates are:  Sheffield […]

New RaceRunning sessions to launch in Nottingham

Cerebral Palsy Sport in partnership with the University of Nottingham are launching three RaceRunning sessions. The sessions are an opportunity for anyone interested in RaceRunning to come along including participants, parents, coaches, physiotherapists and representatives from athletics clubs to try the sport, see how the RaceRunners work and how to coach RaceRunning. To attend the session […]

MBE awarded to Craig Carscadden for services to disability sport

Former Paralympian athlete Craig Carscadden  has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Years Honours List 2018 for his service to disability sport. Craig started his involvement with disability sport as a CP athlete. He was a middle distance competitive athlete competing in the 1996 Paralympic Games. He then continued his involvement in sport by […]

CP Sport’s Athletics Series dates for 2018 announced

Cerebral Palsy Sport is delighted to announce the dates for the 2018 Athletics Series for track, field and RaceRunning athletes. The series will take across the spring and summer of 2018 on the following dates: Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th April 2018 at the Weir Archer Athletics Leisure and Fitness Centre 422A Kingston Road, Kingston […]

Cerebral Palsy Sport Table Cricket Nationals 2017

This year’s Sport England funded Table Cricket National Finals Day took place at Egbaston Cricket Ground on Saturday 2nd December 2017. Over 40 players took part, as 6 Teams from Birmingham, Gloucester, Lincoln, Nottingham and Yorkshire battled it out for this years title. Teams were split into two pools where each team played each other to […]

RaceRunning becomes World Para Athletics event

The International Paralympic Committee have announced that RaceRunning is to be introduced as a World Para Athletics event. This is a huge step in both the development of RaceRunning and in the opportunity for high support needs athletes. The inclusion of RaceRunning as a World Para Athletics event is another significant achievement by CPISRA, following […]