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Blog 65: Family above all

The events of Tokyo 2020 are far from over because the Paralympic Games are starting in less than a week. Bigger and better than ever before, Team GB is once again ready to take over the world of sport. All eyes will be on the Japanese capital again on the 24th of August and for the following 12 days as the very best para-athletes compete for gold. Team GB athletes will be at the starting line in several different sports, including swimming, wheelchair racing, cycling and much more. https://twitter.com/C4Paralympics/status/1424648975634866187   The Paralympics promises to be a spectacular sporting event with more coverage…
Eszter Tárnai
August 20, 2021
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Blog 39. Teed off: Why Golf should be a Paralympic sport

Guest Blogger Rachel Barton shares her thoughts on why golf should be included in the Paralympics.  Statistics recently gathered from the Active People Survey conducted by Sport England revealed, ‘over 82,000 people with a disability are participating in golf within England at least once a week.’  Golf has weathered its fair share of unfounded stereotypes. Often dubbed the ‘old man’s sport’, many believe that professional golf is simply a large-scale version of the crazy golf kids play at their local parks, and that golf offers little in the way of physical exercise. This is simply untrue. As noted in Golf Digest,…