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  • Sportsaid reception

    17 March 2016
    Tanni was delighted to attend a reception at Number 10 Downing Street, in her capacity as Trustee of Sportsaid.  It was also attended by Tim Lawler who is the Chief… Read More
  • London 2017

    10 March 2016
    http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2016/mar/10/tanni-grey-thompson-quits-2017-world-athletics-championships-paralympics As reported in numerous Newspapers Tanni has decided to step down from her role as a Board member of the 2017 World Athletics Champsionships.          Read More
  • A Letter from Sport Wales

    08 March 2016
      Dear Everyone, We are writing to express our concern at the future of media coverage of women athletes and sport in Wales. The recent decision by BBC Cymru Wales to decommission… Read More
  • ESA Cuts Turned Down after Tanni's Speech

    29 February 2016
    Cruel Tory plans to slash disability benefit have been defeated after a powerful speech by one of Britain's greatest Paralympic athletes. Eleven-time gold medallist Tanni Grey-Thompson begged the House of Lords… Read More
  • Tanni Voted 8th Passionate Person in the UK!

    23 February 2016
    TANNI NAMED AS 8TH MOST PASSIONATE PERSON IN THE UK! More than half (57%) named Sir David Attenborough as the most passionate person in the UK Research found 91% of Britons want… Read More
  • What Should We Be Doing?

    13 January 2016
    Tanni has written an Opinion piece in the Times today regarding the upcoming changes to benefits due to the Welfare Reform Bill passing through the House of Lords. To read more,… Read More
  • Happy New Year - Happy New Lords?

    04 January 2016
    On New Years Day Tanni was honoured to be part of Radio 4's Today programme which was guest edited by Baroness Jane Campbell. Tanni and Baroness Finlay discuss the future of… Read More
  • Strategy For Sport Launched

    17 December 2015
    Government announces new strategy to strengthen sport - from the grassroots to the elite.  Tanni is to be involved by chairing the new 'Duty of Care' working group. Public investment into… Read More
  • The Force is with Tanni!

    16 December 2015
      Tanni was lucky enough to be able to indulge her geeky side after being invited to the premiere of Start Wars, The Force Awakens, last night in Leicester Square. As a… Read More
  • The Graduates

    07 December 2015
    Today Tanni performed her first official duties as Chancellor of Northumbria University by presiding over the Winter Graduation Ceremonies. As part of her duties Tanni awarded Honorary Degrees to TV Presenters… Read More
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