Sport England has today provided a further boost to disability sport by awarding £2.1 million of National Lottery funding to help increase the number of disabled people playing sport.
Prince Harry has hailed the success of his Invictus Games following the conclusion of the Paralympic-style competition at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.
National Paralympic Day has once again proved a major success as thousands attended celebration events held across the UK with the highlight coming at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford.
Disability Sport Wales have joined forces with the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board to encourage more disabled people across North Wales to become more physically active and to play more sport.
Leading charity LimbPower have been officially given National Disability Sports Organisation status at the recent English Federation of Disability Sport Annual General Meeting.
Lord Chris Holmes, who served as Director of Paralympic Integration for London 2012, feel that the Games has left a tangible legacy for disabled people two years on from when the Games took place.
The GB women's wheelchair basketball team are set to take on the reigning Paralympic and World Championship bronze medallists the Netherlands on National Paralympic Day, which takes place on Saturday, August 30th.
The medals will be presented at the Invictus Games next month have been unveiled after they were carefully designed and crafted by Garrard, the oldest jewellery house in the world.
British Paralympic Association CEO Tim Hollingsworth says National Paralympic Day 2014 on Saturday August 30 will provide another incredible opportunity for communities across the UK to engage with disability sport.
Double Paralympic champion Hannah Cockroft says better quality physical education for disabled students in mainstream schools is desperately needed following the results of a major new survey on the issue.