Results tagged “Canary Wharf Sports Awards”


A hopeful for Rio 2016 scooped the top prize at the Canary Wharf Sports Personality of the Year awards on Thursday.

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The East End's sports stars are to be honoured at an annual Canary Wharf Group awards ceremony on January 31.

Clubs and athletes are being invited to put their names forwards for a prize at the event which will be held at the estate's East Wintergarden.

Ashley Facey Thompson2.jpgA teenage Paralympic table tennis star has been named Canary Wharf Sports Personality of the Year.

Ashley Facey Thompson, who will represent Great Britain at the 2012 Paralympic Games, won two golds and one silver at the National Disability Table Tennis Championships and led Great Britain to team gold at the Italian and German Opens last year.

Lucas Taylor and Perri Shakes Drayton.jpgNominations are open for the Canary Wharf Sports Awards honouring the best talent in the area.

Categories this year are the Individual Achievement Award, Senior Team of the Year, Junior Team of the Year, Group of the Year and the Voluntary Commitment Award, while the outstanding sportsperson will be named Sports Personality of the Year.