14 Sep 2008 08:00 • Editorial

The Cauldron that is the Bird's nest

After a weeks competition I reflect on some great performances and some less than perfect ones!


Updated: 12 Sep 2008 11:50 • Editorial

Carlops to Cameroon Rally

Jak Kennedy left Carlops with his friend Nick Hodgson on July 22 at the start of an 8,000-mile fund-raising adventure to Cameroon. He has returned with some fascinating stories such as his terrifying run-in with machinegun toting, machete wielding thugs

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5 Sep 2008 10:00 • Editorial


Arriving from Macau, as you approach Beijing from the air, the first thing you notice are the hundred's literally hundreds of banners and posters, strewn along each side of the Motorways, all red and white all proclaiming the start of the Paralympics tomorrow!!


4 Sep 2008 14:00 • Editorial

From Macau to the Olympic Village

I have spent close on 6 days now in Macau, at the Westin Hotel, the site of The Paralympic Training Camp, and tomorrow, at last I transfer to Beijing and the Olympic Village


30 Aug 2008 08:00 • Editorial

The Paralympic Lion Roars once more!

After being selected to represent Great Britain as a Staff coach at this years Paralympics in Beijing, Former professional Sprinter Eddie McKenna starts his journey to China. In Macau he will meet up with the rest of the team, including Neil Fachie of Aberdeen a visually impaired Sprinter whom Eddie has been coaching for over two years for this very event, before the team relocate to the Olympic Village in early September to await the Opening Ceremony on the 6th Sept, and the games. In Track and feild, Team GB is expected to do well, better than their non disabled counterparts in last months Olympics


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