The Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games on Sunday saw many of the stars of the London 2012 Paralympics take to the Olympic Stadium again. A capacity crowd cheering on athletes such as David Weir, Hannah Cockcroft and Brazil’s Alan Oliveira, was also testament to the fact that interest in Paralympic sport in London remains high.
The Tennis Foundation is holding its first Disability Tennis Road show in September which will be taking place across 7 of their Disability Tennis Networks. For more information, click on the leaflet below or contact firstname.lastname@example.org Dates include: Thursday 12 September – Glasgow Friday 13 September – Leeds Monday 16 September – Wrexham Tuesday 17
Recently, we held a competition to find the most amazing disability sports stories from across the country. The prize was two tickets to the eagerly anticipated Para-Athletic Day at the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium. Our special guest judges, Paralympians Danny Crates and Claire Harvey, have gone through all of the wonderful
With all of the great weather we’ve been having, last Wednesday was the perfect day for some sporting action at the Tower Project in Aldgate. It was also a great opportunity for our new Pop-up-Arenas to be put to work. The event was packed with a range of sports activities including a morning session where
Recently at Motivate East, we’ve been joined by Jessica Titus, a 14 year old from our Thomon Reuters journalism course. Jessica is a Londoner who’s been with us to learn more about disability sports, the Paralympics and how sports can help affect change. We caught up with Jessica to find out a bit more about
On Wednesday July 3rd, we were hosted by the Bromley-by-Bow Centre for the launch of Motivate East. The event included demonstrations of our brilliant new Popup Sports Arenas (pictured below), taster sessions of boccia, wheelchair basketball and sitting volleyball. We were joined by local disability sports organisations from across the growth boroughs, whose members had
At Motivate East, we’re privileged enough to work closely with athletes who represented Team GB at the London 2012 Games, as well as previous Paralympics. One such athlete is Team GB Women’s Sitting Volleyball Captain Claire Harvey, who spoke to us recently about disability sports, the Games and the work being done by Motivate East. “I fundamentally