This week, you may or may not be aware, is Climate Week – an annual event which seeks to raise awareness of big environmental issues and to inspire a new wave of action from the British public to help create a sustainable future.
George Arnett gives a rundown of the top viral videos of this year.
It’s a week since I took part in the heroes’ parade and I can safely say it was the most astonishing thing I’ve ever experienced.
Interview with deaf British footballer Claire Stancliffe: “They don’t support deaf athletes. That is not equality.”
Deaf footballer Claire Stancliffe talks about the funding difficulties facing the British Women’s Deaf football team and the impact these problems could have on the future of the sport in the UK.
As controversial stand-up comic Frankie Boyle is slammed for his tweets sent during the Paralympics opening ceremony, we take a look at some of the other tweets about the event, that cut a little too close to the bone.
Tonight’s ceremony will mark the opening of the Paralympics, an event that promises 11 days of thrilling competition and unforgettable stories.
My first Olympic Games experience, what can I say? I’ll start at the beginning, with the athlete’s village – it was a different world.
I’ve got a confession to make; I’ve never been a fan of the Paralympics or disability sport in general.
Watching the Games was like a heady holiday romance. Suddenly, we were connected to the world of elite athletes and shared in their joy and success. But as coverage ends, elite athletes will continue to exist on their own Mount Olympus of sporting success. And the rest of us will go back to ordinary lives.
Saturday will be an exciting day. This weekend our country will erupt into a frenzy of colour and song; sometimes profound, often crass. Football will once again reign supreme.
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