New Year’s Honours for Tokyo 2020 Paralympians

After a uniquely challenging summer of sport and a truly incredible Paralympic Games it is deeply satisfying to see the New Year’s Honours list includes 48 awards for Paralympians and individuals associated with the Paralympics. Both the Chair and Chief Executive of the British Paralympic Association have received honours. Professor Nick Webborn OBE, appointed Chair …

Paralympic Games 1988:

A Coming of Age Games On this day, in 1988 I was racing at the Paralympic Games in Seoul.  A good Games made great by being held in the same city as the Olympic Games for the first time in 24 years. Although big respect, to Tokyo, in 1964 for being the first city ever …

Sports Participation in Schools – Question

My Lords, I add my congratulations to the athletes of Team GB and ParalympicsGB. Beyond sports participation, does my noble friend the Minister agree that the stories of Olympic and Paralympic athletes, and their ability to act as role models, should, alongside the Olympic and Paralympic values, run through our education system like a golden …