Tag Archives: Paralympics

The Sports Archives – Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson to be key speaker at Wellbeing Symposium in Kent

Paralympic legend Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson will be the key speaker at a conference aimed at improving health and happiness at work it has recently been revealed. The former Olympic wheelchair racer, who is available for booking through celebrity talent agency … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The Most Inspirational Wheelchair Athletes Of All Time!

With 22 Summer and 4 Winter Paralympic sports, and opportunities to compete from grass-roots, right up to international Olympic competition, para-sports are firm fixtures in every event calendar. Some sports are quite similar to those available for able-bodied athletes, others … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The Paralympics: From Humble Beginnings to Present Day!

The original Olympic Games were held in Olympia, Greece in ancient times as a tribute to Zeus. Every four years, athletes would come together to show their prowess. However, the Games came to a halt roughly 1600 years ago when … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The World’s Most Inspirational Racing Drivers!

The 5 Most Inspirational Racing Drivers Professional race car drivers inspire awe in most people as they whip around the track at speeds that would make most people lose their minds. It is not a sport for the faint hearted. … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Insanely Disappointing ‘Hero’ Athletes!

Celebrities represent the modern-day hero, and like any leading protagonist, they are extremely fallible. Headlines have always been dominated by stories about rich, good-looking people behaving badly and celebrity athletes are certainly no exception. With all their money and muscles, … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Overcoming All Odds – Five Inspirational Disabled Athletes!

The London Olympics were incredible for myriad reasons, but one of the most important of these was undoubtedly the treatment of the Paralympics. For possibly the first time, the Paralympics were treated as of equal importance, and the Paralympians were … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The History And Basics Of Wheelchair Basketball

The History And Basics Of Wheelchair Basketball With the popularity of this year’s Paralympic Games, we think it’s time to take a closer look at one of the most watchable sports: wheelchair basketball. Developed by American World War II veterans, … Continue reading

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