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SportsAid athletes set for the big stage as World Para Athletics Championships near

08 Jun 2017

There will be a strong SportsAid presence at next month’s World Para Athletics Championships in London with 37 members of the 51-strong team having received support from the charity during their careers. Sprint sensations Richard Whitehead and Jonnie Peacock are among the vast SportsAid alumni set for action at the London Stadium as they get ready to return to the scene of their first Paralympic successes five years ago.

Ellie Simmonds and Lutalo Muhammad lead call for nationwide backing of SportsAid Week

30 May 2017

British sporting heroes Ellie Simmonds OBE and Lutalo Muhammad have thrown their support behind SportsAid Week 2017 by signing up to be official ambassadors of this year’s initiative. Ellie and Lutalo, who both received a helping hand from SportsAid at the beginning of their careers, are giving their backing to the fundraising drive, taking place from 25 September to 1 October, designed to support the next generation of athletes.

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