News for vision impaired people

Topics covered include Blind and partially sighted Sports, Events,  VI technology and VI campaigns.

Cricket: Ten Short – Just Ten Short

Metro Cricket Team

It seemed as if Mo Ghalib had secured a draw for Metro at Sussex on Saturday; he had batted very carefully and patiently for over an hour and a half, facing 92 balls for his 50, and then he just popped the ball over the ring of total fielders to Dan Field at mid-wicket and was caught with just ten balls left in what had become an absorbing match. Metro had taken a rather below full strength side with just nine players to the beautiful Sussex ground at Blackstone looking for a win to give them a chance of winning the BCEW league and the day, at the ground, had started well as Rory called “tails” correctly to win the toss and had asked the home side to bat first.

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Visually Impaired Running – we run the course with VI goggles on

STANDARD CHARTERED GREAT CITY RACE 2016

Experiencing running with a visual impairment is certainly not for the faint-hearted. Our man, Tom, was on hand again to try and complete the 5km circuit along with other VI runners, competing on behalf of the Thomas Pocklington Trust and Metro Sport. Our man, Tom, was on hand again to try and complete the 5km circuit along with other VI runners, competing on behalf of the Thomas Pocklington Trust and Metro Sport.

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“Give Horses a Go” day!

Park Lane Stables

“Give Horses a Go” day is a perfect opportunity for VI’s wanting to have a go at riding a horse for the first time free of charge. Where: Park Lane Stables Park Lane, Teddington TW11 0HY Contact: Natalie at Park Lane Stables: parklanestables@gmail.com or call 07796 842 328

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I Am Team GB – The nation’s biggest sports day!

I am TEAM GB The nation’s biggest sports day!

On 27 August, hundreds of clubs around the country will be hosting ‘open days’ as part of the I Am Team GB campaign

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Festival of VI Sport – 22 Oct 2016 – British Blind Sport

Festival of VI Sport - 22 October 2016 - British Blind Sport

If you are blind or partially sighted and aged 5+ and have ever wanted to have a go at Paralympic Sports such as goalball and judo or non-traditional sports such as zumba, yoga and rock climbing then why not come along to this FREE event, which has been generously sponsored by the Rotary Club of Coventry Phoenix.

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