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BBS Have a go Day in York!

British Blind Sport's Have a Go day in York 11 May

British Blind Sport are delighted to be bringing to York, a sport taster event specifically for people living with sight loss. This event is free of charge to attend for British Blind Sport members, and £5 to non-members (BBS membership is free for juniors under the age of 18). The event is open to anyone living with a visual impairment who is interested in trying their hand at inclusive sport.

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Talent Plan for England

Sport England's Talent Plan for England

Welcome to Sport England’s Talent Plan for England Our plan states that how we win is as important as what we win. As such, our plan has twin objectives of progression and inclusion.It underlines that, for everyone in the talent system, sport should remain a positive experience and the system is also accessible to everyone who has ability and potential to succeed at the highest level regardless of their background.

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Runner & guide dogs run marathon

Blind runner & guide dogs run a half marathon

Thomas Panek and his running guide dogs Westley, Waffle and Gus made history on Sunday in the 2019 New York City Half Marathon.Panek, the president and CEO of Guiding Eyes for the Blind, was the first blind runner to complete the half marathon with guide dogs.

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Athletics Open Archives

Athletics Open 2017

Metro Blind Sport’s 41st Athletics Open was held on Sat 17 June 2017, the sun was blazing, the sky was blue, spirits were high and the event was clearly enjoyed by all. This year was enhanced by our new announcer Peter Scott, who not only had the gift of the gab but who also had improv poet skills to boot!

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EA’s Sporting Champions!

Everyone Active Sporting Champions Funding 2019

Everyone Active’s Sporting Champions provides funding and support for talented athletes from across the UK. Possible funding between £1,000 and £5,000 in funding support and free access to all of its leisure facilities across the UK.

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