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  • APPG Women in Sport and Fitness

    25 October 2016
    On Tuesday afteroon Baroness Grey-Thompson and Co-chair of the APPG, Barbara Keely MP hosted Liz Nicholl, CEO of UK Sport, silver Olumpic Medallist Bryony Page, and Paralympic Gold Medallists Sophia Christiansen… Read More
  • National Fitness Day - 7th September

    10 August 2016
    The 7th September is a pretty big day for Paralympics GB (the Opening Ceremony of the Games) but it is also National Fitness Day.  As Chair of ukactive, Tanni was delighted… Read More
  • Where do our female Olympians come from?

    03 August 2016
    This week Tanni was interviewed by The Times about the story of the make-up of the British Team.  A significant proportion come from the Independent sector? Why is this?  Tanni… Read More
  • Why people should be active?

    28 July 2016
      One of the things that Tanni is passionate about (and as Chair of ukactive) is people understanding the benefits of a more active lifestyle.  Read below to see why she… Read More
  • School Projects

    15 July 2016
    Over the years, Tanni, has visited many schools, but today she was involved in a project at a school in Buenos Aires.  She was contacted by one of the pupils,… Read More
  • Stand up to Bullying

    28 June 2016
    Tanni was recently involved in a campaign to Stand up to Bullying (#StandUpToBullying).  Organised by the Diana Award the full video can be found here https://youtu.be/dGufzlk9gxY     Read More
  • Honorary Doctorate at Cambridge University

    15 June 2016
      Tanni was delighted today to receive an Honorary Degrre from Cambridge University.   http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/athlete-tanni-grey-thompson-joins-leading-lights/story-29405664-detail/story.html Read More
  • Sportsaid Foundation

    09 June 2016
    As a patron of Sportsaid Foundation and also a part recipient of a grant, Tanni was delighted to be invited to the 40th Birthday Party of the Charity at Kensington Palace.… Read More
  • Interview for Special Children's Art Display

    06 June 2016
    Last week Tanni was interviewed by Napur Chokshi, who is the founder of Special Children's Art Display.  Here is what she said  http://http://specialchildrenartdisplay.org/Interviewshow.aspx?name=Baroness%20Tanni%20Grey-Thompson&id=38&totalrec=39&Alpha=B   Read More
  • Should disability sport be run by disabled people?

    03 June 2016
    When I first started competing in sport, there seemed to be lots of disabled people involved at many levels of the organisations.  There weren't a lot of paid jobs around,… Read More
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