01/02/2019Mencap and Sport England have joined forces in a partnership to enable people with a learning disability in England to get active. The Round the World Challenge, launched at Kensington Sports and Leisure Centre in London, is a £1.7 million programme with Sport England contributing £1 million of National Lottery funding. It aims to reach over 4,000 people in 27 communities across England.
31/01/2019The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games has unveiled the names that have been selected for the teams of Tokyo 2020 volunteers and staff who will provide support during the operation of the Games.
30/01/2019Beijing 2022 could be the first Paralympic Winter Games to have gender parity in the number of medal events for men and women, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) recently announced.
16/01/2019The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games has revealed that 186,101 applications for the Volunteer Programme have been received. Volunteers will enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to provide valuable support for the operation of the Games in a variety of roles, and their contribution will be a key factor in the Games' success.