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British deaf athletes are getting left behind, says coach

Posted by Rebecca Foster on 11th September 2013

Last summer, London hosted what is widely considered the best Games in the Paralympic movement’s 65 year history. However, while the spotlight has never shone brighter on Britain’s Paralympians, one University of Worcester lecturer says that another equally deserving group of athletes are in danger of being kept firmly in the shade.

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Rebecca Foster

Has UK economy been boosted £9.9bn by London 2012?

Posted by Podium on 31st July 2013

The UK economy has seen a £9.9bn boost in trade and investment from hosting the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to a government report. Do you agree? You can have your say below.

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Moulton College student cherishes London 2012 School Games experience

Posted by Tara Saghafi on 22nd November 2012

Moulton College Sport and Exercise student Stefan Vass talks about his exciting role capturing the London 2012 School Games competition held at the Olympic Park and ExCel arena.

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Moulton College Stefan Mass

Olympic handball inspires a new generation

Posted by Tara Saghafi on 4th October 2012

The success of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is far from ending with the number of young people continuing to take up new sports, particularly lesser known ones. University of Coventry student and Chair of the Students’ Union’s Faculty of Business, Environment and Society, Chrissie Jordan talks to Podium about how Olympic handball is inspiring a new generation.

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Chrissie Jordan University of Coventry

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College celebrates success at London 2012 Paralympic Games

Posted by Tara Saghafi on 28th September 2012

A staff member at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College (SGS) is celebrating after years of coaching leads to medal success at the Paralympic Games.

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