With the Paralympics starting in just over 2 weeks time, the men's GB wheelchair basketball team have been training non-stop.
And after bringing home bronze at both Athens and Beijing, and with a little help from 3 key members from our region - it is hoped that this time they will get Gold on home soil. Sarah Clark reports.
With the paralympics starting in two weeks time, GB's wheelchair basketballers hope to top the bronze medals they won at Athens and Beijing. Amongst the team are three key members from our region. Sarah Clark reports
Members of the men's wheelchair basketball squad have been in training for the Paralympics at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield. They include local athletes Ian Sagar and Pete Finbow.
More than 100 projects and good causes across Yorkshire and the Humber have been awarded a share of £1 million in the latest round of lottery funding.
In total, 120 projects in the region have shared the money from the Big Lottery Fund's (Big) Awards For All scheme. They are among 796 projects across the country which will share a total of £6,327,183.
In Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire, the Halifax Wheelchair Tag Rugby League Club was awarded £8,000 to establish a wheelchair cheerleading group. The group will give local young disabled people the chance to get involved in a fun, new activity and they will perform at the rugby team's games.
A teenager who was in a wheelchair for 4 years has amazed doctors after her spine healed itself. Megan Kershaw from Doncaster was diagnosed with liver cancer, which caused crush fractures to her vertebrae. X-rays began to show her bone was regrowing and her spine has now returned to normal.