Monthly Archives: August 2012

Great Britain wins first Paralympic gold

Sarah Storey had the honour of winning Great Britain's first Paralympic gold medal of London 2012 yesterday (August 31st). The 34-year-old put in an impressive performance to win the C5 cycling pursuit final and her eighth gold. Although the race … Continue reading

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Team GB take on goalball favourites

The Great Britain squad had a tough opening match at the start of the London 2012 Paralympic goalball competition. The team faced Lithuania, who are the current favourites to take the gold medal at the Games, and eventually lost the … Continue reading

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Unlimited show complements Paralympics

A new eleven-day event has opened to as part of the London 2012 Festival to celebrate the work of disabled and deaf artists. Running alongside the London 2012 Paralympic Games, the Unlimited session features a total of 29 specially commissioned … Continue reading

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Paralympics welcomed home

Last night (August 29th) saw the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games and the return of the movement to its founding home. Widely regarded as the first Paralympic event, an archery competition held in 1948 in Stoke Manderville … Continue reading

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Team GB hopeful of blind football medal

Dave Clarke, the captain of Great Britain's five-a-side blind football squad, believes that the team can win a Paralympic medal this year. Clarke has already won European silver and bronze medals and played for his country on more than 100 … Continue reading

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Paralympic Flame on way to London

Tonight (August 29th) sees the start of the London 2012 Paralympic Games with thousands expected at the Olympic Park to watch the lightening of the stadium cauldron. Stoke Mandeville is seen as the home of the Paralympic Movement and was … Continue reading

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GB’s Paralympic flag bearer announced

Peter Norfolk has been chosen as the flag bearer for Great Britain at the Paralympic Opening Ceremony on August 29th. It will be the third Paralympic Games for the wheelchair tennis player, who has never taken part in the opening … Continue reading

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Russell’s shocked at Paralympic debut

Team GB's Hannah Russell admits she is shocked to be taking part in the forthcoming Paralympics. Aged just 16, swimmer Russell is set to take part in five different events in the S12 visually impaired category. Her busy schedule starts … Continue reading

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Team GB win field medal

Robbie Grabarz has won a bronze medal in the men's high jump – helping the team to beat the medal total set at the Beijing Games in 2008. With five days left, Grabarz successfully cleared 2.29m to claim Britain's 48th … Continue reading

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Revive Your Energies at the Spa Hotels London

London is the perfect holiday destination for someone who is looking to spend some time away from the stresses and tensions of daily life. The city offers excellent recreational activities. The atmosphere of London is incredibly vivacious and full of … Continue reading

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Hotels on Park Lane – Stay near London’s Favorite Royal Garden

The city of London is a very popular tourist destination and people from various different parts of the world visit London in order to have a great time with their loved ones. There are several amazing attractions in the city … Continue reading

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Hotels Offer Rejuvenating Health Spa

While on a trip, reaching the destination is always a fun filled part and also tiring. Travelling always takes a toll on the body and mind no matter how much you had on the way, especially for those who are … Continue reading

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