Sports News

CP Athletics Series Kicks Off in Kingston

The 2018 Cerebral Palsy Athletic Series kicked off on Saturday 7th April with our first event of the series at Kingston Athletics Club. For this event Cerebral Palsy Sport partnered with Kingston Athletics Club and Polytechnic Harriers as well as Surrey County Athletic Association. 26 of the 96 of the athletes that took part in the […]

CP Sport release What is a RaceRunner? film today

Cerebral Palsy Sport is delighted to launch the second of our new films about the adapted sport of RaceRunning during Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month and part of our #CPCan 2018 campaign. This film has been developed through a unique partnership between Cerebral Palsy Sport and Nottingham Trent University with TAD Productions. This film focuses on […]

Cerebral Palsy Sport launch new RaceRunning film

Cerebral Palsy Sport is delighted to launch our new film about the adapted sport of RaceRunning during Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month and part of our #CPCan 2018 campaign. This film has been developed through a unique partnership between Cerebral Palsy Sport and Nottingham Trent University with TAD Productions. We are proud to share our film […]

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 […]