BT 25th Birthday Bursary Fund: Win £5,000 for Your Club

As the British Paralympic Association celebrates its 25th anniversary, BT and the Telegraph are proud to announce the launch of BT’s 25th Birthday Bursary Fund. To help celebrate 25 years, BT is inviting the public to nominate their club for a BT 25th Birthday Bursary, a fund of £25,000 that will be distributed in five awards of £5,000 to sports clubs in the UK. The competition is open to amateur sports clubs operating in the UK only, which offer significant opportunities for participation in disability sports. To nominate a club to receive one of the BT 25th Birthday Bursary awards, members of the public should submit no more than 250 words on why their chosen club is a wort...
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IWRF World Championship Fans’ Best Player Award

YOU decide who wins the Fans’ Best Player Award! For the first time in the history of the IWRF World Championship, the organizers will award the best player of the tournament from the spectators’ point of view. Fans can nominate and vote for players online, and a special trophy will be presented to the winner at the closing banquet on Sunday. Through live and on-demand streaming, everyone with an internet connection has been able to follow the 2014 IWRF World Championship. Now, the Danish organizing committee (LOC) has launched the Fans’ Best Player Award, and the winner will be determined entirely by the fans’ online voting. We want to take spectator invol...
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IWRF World Championship 2014 – Live Stream

All 42 games of the IWRF 2014 Wheelchair Rugby World Championship (4th - 10th August) are available for live and on demand free internet streaming here on the GBWR website. Court 1 is set up with one camera filming, without audio commentary and graphics. The communications team at the World Championships will provide live text updates and commentary on Facebook. Games played on Court 2 will receive the full broadcast treatment with multiple cameras, commentators and graphics. Commentators are Kristian Fredslund Andersen and Dave Mengyan. For more information on the tournament, including the game schedule, please see the official website at //2014wrwc.dhif.dk/ Court 1 - Live ...
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CEO Caption Competition

I will buy a bottle of champagne for the person who comes up with the best caption for the photo I took yesterday of Jinx and Spence. Email answers to Daniel Hook (danielhook@rfu.com) by 1 September. David Pond...
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Mayor of Brighton Visits RugbyWheels Session

GBWR’s mass disability sports participation programme RugbyWheels has visited Brighton, in partnership with Brighton and Hove Council’s TAKEPART sports festival. The final session featured a visit from the Mayor of Brighton, representatives of the Brighton Albion community project and the City Council, and a number of new local players. The session, run by GBWR’s Regional Development Officer Paul Arnold and Performance team Mechanic Dorrien Preece, allowed the Mayor and his wife an opportunity to try wheelchair rugby for the first time! To read more and see video footage from the event, please see ...
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