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It's just a year since David Weir swept the board at the 2012 Games but there's no sign of the six-times gold medal winner slowing down.


Until recently, Sophie West's competitive sporting achievements were confined to swimming gala's scattered throughout her primary school days.


Inspirational youngsters from all walks of life were given their chance to shine at a special ceremony in Canary Wharf.

A sparkling celebration of the efforts of 65 young role models was held by The Diana Award charity, an organisation set up in memory of Princess Diana, at Barclays in Churchill Place, on Monday.


By Tabitha Ronson

If the Paralympics weren't enough of a highlight to my unfit and overweight frame, to showcase my lack of self-discipline, a trip to the Moscow State Circus at the weekend certainly was.

A pleasant afternoon spent at the circus. What possibly could put a damper on proceedings? Only a galaxy of lithesome Russian lovelies.

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Londoners will have double the reason to celebrate this weekend as an action-packed programme of activities on the banks of the Thames coincides with the Paralympics closing ceremony.

The 16th Mayor's Thames Festival will tap into the rich cultural diversity of the capital to showcase colour, music and dance during its two day festivities.

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