World Games 2015 News

Nottingham 2015 World Games film launched

Cerebral Palsy Sport hosted the first CPISRA World Games for ten years when we staged the Nottingham 2015 CPISRA World Games between 6-16 August 2015. We are very proud that we staged a world-class event for all levels of ability and  welcomed the world. Share our memories with our newly launched World Games film and […]

Cerebral Palsy Sport Nominated for Award

We’re delighted to announce that the Cerebral Palsy Sport team are finalists for a Nottinghamshire Sports Award in the Project of the Year category for the delivery of the Nottingham 2015 CPISRA World Games. The category is nominated by professionals who feel that a project has made a worthy impact on Nottinghamshire, nominations are to be judged […]

Paul’s journey to the World Games and beyond

Who would have believed the before the 27th June 2015 Paul Akers had never even picked up a wood? How things have changed in a short space of time, on 10th August Paul represented his country as part of the England bowls team at the Nottingham 2015 CPISRA World Games. In the 5 years leading […]

ANOTHER RECORD BREAKING DAY AT WORLD GAMES ATHLETICS

Three more athletics world records were toppled today in the CPISRA World Games in Nottingham – despite the pouring rain for most of the day. Gavin Drysdale of Scotland and Denmark’s Lasse Kromann broke new ground in the 200m RR3 and RR2 race running respectively, with times of 38.15sec and 40.00 sec. Darren Thrupp (Australia) […]

Triple gold for Will as swimmers celebrate

A tremendous day of swimming at the Harvey Hadden pool saw the 29 gold medals won by five of the six competing nations at the CPISRA World Games. England, with the largest number of competitors, struck gold 14 times. Will Holland-Leavens, a 24-year-old swimming teacher from Salford, lead the way with victories in the S6 […]

SHELBY WATSON PUSHES HERSELF TO NEW WORLD RECORD

Scottish schoolgirl Shelby Watson created a new World Record at the Harvey Hadden in Nottingham today (Thursday) in the T33 category of the Wheelchair 400m at the CPISRA World Championships on Thursday. The sparkling achievement came as no surprise to Ian Mirfin, Scottish Athletics’ Paralympic Lead, who paid tribute to Shelby’s dedication over the past […]

Final group matches of the CP U19 Football World Championships

England’s footballers lost 3-0 against Brazil this afternoon which puts them on course for a semi-final meeting with Russia. The opening match saw a plucky performance by Japan against a Netherlands team with superior skills and physique. The Japanese played courageously to the final whistle whilst conceding nine goals. The highlight of the day was […]