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Assen is a municipality and a city in the northeastern Netherlands, and is the capital of the province of Drenthe.
Athletics at the 2004 Summer Paralympics included 17 events for men and 15 events for women, in 5 disciplines.
Athletics at the 2008 Summer Paralympics were held in Beijing National Stadium from September 8 to September 17.
Athletics events at the 2012 Summer Paralympics were held in the Olympic Stadium and in The Mall in London, United Kingdom, from 31 August to 9 September 2012.
The Men's 1,500 metres (T54) at the 2014 Commonwealth Games as part of the athletics programme was held at Hampden Park between 30 and 31 July 2014.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC London is the BBC English Region producing local radio, television, teletext and online services in London and parts of the surrounding area.
The BBC Sports Personality of the Year is an awards ceremony that takes place annually in December.
A birth defect, also known as a congenital disorder, is a condition present at birth regardless of its cause.
Boccia is a precision ball sport, similar to bocce, and related to bowls and pétanque.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Société Radio-Canada), branded as CBC/Radio-Canada, is a Canadian federal Crown corporation that serves as the national public broadcaster for both radio and television.
Chantal Petitclerc, CC, CQ, MSM (born December 15, 1969 in Saint-Marc-des-Carrières, Quebec) is a Canadian wheelchair racer and a Senator from Quebec.
Christchurch (Ōtautahi) is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Canterbury Region.
The Commonwealth Games are an international multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations.
The Daily Mail is a British daily middle-marketPeter Wilby, New Statesman, 19 December 2013 (online version: 2 January 2014) tabloid newspaper owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust and published in London.
Great Britain competed at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, United Kingdom, from 29 August to 9 September 2012 as the host nation.
The Great Manchester Run (styled as the Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run for sponsorship purposes from 2017) is an annual run through Greater Manchester (namely Manchester, Trafford and Salford).
The Great North Run (branded the Simplyhealth Great North Run for sponsorship purposes) is the largest half marathon in the world, taking place annually in North East England each September.
Heinz Frei (born 28 January 1958) is a Swiss wheelchair athlete.
Kenny van Weeghel (born 16 September 1980 in Zwolle) is a Paralympic athlete from the Netherlands competing in the 100, 200 and 400 m T54 class wheelchair racing.
Kurt Harry Fearnley, (born 23 March 1981) is an Australian wheelchair racer, who has won gold medals at the Paralympic Games and 'crawled' the Kokoda Track.
The Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability is an annual award honouring the achievements of individual disabled athletes from the world of Paralympic sports.
The Laureus World Sports Awards is an annual award ceremony honouring individuals and teams from the world of sports along with sporting achievements throughout the year.
Leo-Pekka Tähti (born 22 June 1983 in Pori, Finland) is an athlete and Paralympian from Finland competing mainly in category T54 sprint events.
Lisbon Half Marathon is an annual international half marathon competition which is contested every March in Lisbon, Portugal.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The London Borough of Sutton is a London borough in South West London, England and forms part of Outer London.
The London Evening Standard (or simply Evening Standard) is a local, free daily newspaper, published Monday to Friday in tabloid format in London.
The London Marathon (currently known through sponsorship as the Virgin Money London Marathon) is a long-distance running event held in London, United Kingdom, part of the World Marathon Majors.
The London Youth Games is an annual multi-sport event held in London, England.
The Balfour Beatty London Youth Games Hall of Fame was created in 2009 to recognise former London Youth Games competitors who have gone on to world class sporting careers and to celebrate the role the Games have had in their development.
Lucozade is a soft drink manufactured by the Japanese company Suntory and marketed as a range of sports and energy drinks.
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.
Marcel Eric Hug (born 18 January 1986) is a Paralympian athlete from Switzerland competing in category T54 wheelchair racing events.
is a Paralympian athlete from Japan competing mainly in category T54 long distance events.
Metro is the United Kingdom's highest circulation newspaper, published in tabloid format by DMG Media.
Michael David Bushell MBE (born 8 June 1990) is a Paralympic gold medalist and personal trainer from Telford, Shropshire, England.
The New York City Marathon (branded TCS New York City Marathon and formerly branded ING New York City Marathon for sponsorship reasons) is an annual marathon that courses through the five boroughs of New York City.
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.
The Paralympic Games is a major international multi-sport event involving athletes with a range of disabilities, including impaired muscle power (e.g. paraplegia and quadriplegia, muscular dystrophy, post-polio syndrome, spina bifida), impaired passive range of movement, limb deficiency (e.g. amputation or dysmelia), leg length difference, short stature, hypertonia, ataxia, athetosis, vision impairment and intellectual impairment.
The Paralympic World Cup is an annual international multi-sport event for elite athletes with a disability, that has been hosted in Manchester, England, since 2005.
Peter Eriksson (born 19 November 1952) is an Athletics coach and formerly the head coach of the Olympic and Paralympic programs for both British Athletics and Athletics Canada.
Peter Robert Norfolk OBE (born 13 December 1960) is a British wheelchair tennis player.
Dame Sarah Joanne Storey, DBE (née Bailey; born 26 October 1977) is a British road and track racing cyclist and former swimmer.
Sebastian Newbold Coe, Baron Coe, (born 29 September 1956), often referred to as Seb Coe or Lord Coe, is a British politician and former track and field athlete.
The spinal cord is a long, thin, tubular bundle of nervous tissue and support cells that extends from the medulla oblongata in the brainstem to the lumbar region of the vertebral column.
Athletics is a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking.
The Sports Journalists' Association is an association for British sports journalists.
Sutton is the principal town of the London Borough of Sutton in South London, England.
T54 is a disability sport classification for disability athletics in the track and jump events.
Carys Davina Grey-Thompson, Baroness Grey-Thompson, DBE, DL (born 26 July 1969), known as Tanni Grey-Thompson, is a British politician, television presenter and former wheelchair racer.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.
Tushar Patel (b. 1978) is a male wheelchair athlete from the United Kingdom.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
Usain St Leo Bolt (born 21 August 1986) is a retired Jamaican sprinter and world record holder in the 100 metres, 200 metres and 4 × 100 metres relay.
Wallington is a town in the London Borough of Sutton, England, south south-west of Charing Cross.
Wheelchair racing is the racing of wheelchairs in track and road races.
The World Para Athletics Championships, known as the IPC Athletics World Championships prior to 2017, are a biennial Paralympic athletics event organized by World Para Athletics, a subcommittee of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).
Zhang Lixin is a Paralympian athlete from China competing mainly in category T54 sprint events.
Zoe Smith (born 26 April 1994 in Greenwich, London) is an English weightlifter.
The 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta, USA were held from August 16 to 25.
The 2004 Summer Paralympics (Θερινοί Παραολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 2004), the 12th Summer Paralympic Games, were a major international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities governed by the International Paralympic Committee, held in Athens, Greece from 17 September to 28 September 2004.
The 2006 IPC Athletics World Championships was held in Assen, Netherlands from 2–9 September 2006.
The 2008 Summer Paralympic Games (Chinese: 第十三屆残疾人奥林匹克运动会), the 13th Paralympics, took place in Beijing, China from September 6 to 17, 2008.
The New Year Honours 2009 was announced on 31 December 2008 in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Cook Islands, Barbados, Grenada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Belize, Antigua and Barbuda, and Saint Christopher and Nevis, to celebrate the year past and mark the beginning of 2009.
The 2010 London Marathon took place on Sunday, 25 April 2010.
The 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships was held in Christchurch, New Zealand from January 21 to 30, 2011.
The men's 5000 metres at the 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships is held at the QEII Stadium on 22, and 24–27 January.
The men's 800 metres at the 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships is held at the QEII Stadium on 22-23 and 26–29 January.
The 2011 London Marathon took place on Sunday, 17 April 2011.
The 2012 London Marathon took place in London, England, on Sunday 22 April 2012.
To commemorate British and Irish gold medal winners at the 2012 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Paralympics, various post boxes in the home towns of the medal winners around the United Kingdom, plus one each on Sark and the Isle of Man, were repainted gold.
The 2012 Summer Paralympics, the 14th Summer Paralympic Games, and also more generally known as the London 2012 Paralympic Games, were a major international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities governed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), that took place in London, United Kingdom from 29 August to 9 September 2012.
The 2013 London Marathon took place on Sunday 21 April 2013.
The 2014 Commonwealth Games (Geamannan a' Cho-fhlaitheis 2014), officially known as the XX Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Glasgow 2014, (Glaschu 2014), was an international multi-sport event celebrated in the tradition of the Commonwealth Games as governed by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF).
The 2014 London Marathon took place on Sunday 13 April 2014.
The 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships were a Paralympic track and field meet organized by the World Para Athletics subcommittee of the International Paralympic Committee.
The men's 1,500 metres at the 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships was held at the Suheim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha from 22–31 October.
The 2016 IPC Athletics European Championships was a track and field competition for athletes with a disability open to International Paralympic Committee (IPC) affiliated countries within Europe.
The men's 400 metres at the 2016 IPC Athletics European Championships was held at the Stadio Olimpico Carlo Zecchini in Grosseto from 11-16 June.
The men's 5000 metres at the 2016 IPC Athletics European Championships was held at the Stadio Olimpico Carlo Zecchini in Grosseto from 11-16 June.
The men's 800 metres at the 2016 IPC Athletics European Championships was held at the Stadio Olimpico Carlo Zecchini in Grosseto from 11-16 June.
The 2017 London Marathon was held on 23 April 2017.
The 2018 London Marathon (officially 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon) was the 38th annual mass participation London Marathon race and took place on Sunday, 22 April 2018, in London, England.