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North East Derbyshire ICON athletes out to emulate Rio medallists Peaty and White

North East Derbyshire ICON athletes out to emulate Rio medallists Peaty and White

Tue, 27 Sep 2016

Some of North East Derbyshire's most talented sports stars have been handed leisure passes as part of the ICON programme that boasts summer Olympic and Paralympic medallists Adam Peaty and Lewis White... Read More »

ICON's Lear siblings claim English titles

ICON's Lear siblings claim English titles

Mon, 26 Sep 2016

ICON bursary programme siblings Matthew and Jessica Lear have added English titles to their list of successes.

Both taekwondo fighters were able to build on their successes at the European Championships... Read More »

LEWIS WHITE POST-PARALYMPIC BLOG: 'My medal swim was the best I've ever done'

LEWIS WHITE POST-PARALYMPIC BLOG: 'My medal swim was the best I've ever done'

Thu, 22 Sep 2016

Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) and ICON bursary swimmer Lewis White won a bronze medal at the recent Paralympics in Rio Brazil. Here, he blogs about the experience, which catapulted him onto the world... Read More »

Hat-trick of successes for ICON BMXer Cooper-Nelson

Hat-trick of successes for ICON BMXer Cooper-Nelson

Fri, 16 Sep 2016

ICON bursary programme BMX racer Tyrell Cooper-Nelson has enjoyed a hat-trick of recent successes to underline his standing as one of the best young talents in the country.

The 15-year-old, from Chellaston,... Read More »

LEWIS WHITE PARALYMPIC BLOG: Rio is amazing!

LEWIS WHITE PARALYMPIC BLOG: Rio is amazing!

Mon, 12 Sep 2016

Derbyshire Insititute of Sport (DIS) swimmer Lewis White, who has won a bronze medal in the 400m S9 category in Rio, gives his thoughts on the Paralympics so far.

"Rio is incredible. Amazing. The pool is... Read More »

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