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Cole and Mason triumph in Teesside
Cole and Mason triumph in Tees Valley

Deaf schoolchildren Cole Rungien and Mason Ashton have won Panathlon awards for the positive attitude they’ve shown in the...

July 19th, 2018


Role model Armaan empowered" by Panathlon
Role model Armaan is “empowered” by Panathlon

Armaan Shahzad has been named Panathlon’s 2017/18 West Yorkshire Primary Outstanding Achiever after overcoming multiple disabilities and a lack...

July 16th, 2018


"Superstar" Hafzah wins West Yorkshire prize
“Superstar” Hafzah wins our West Yorkshire prize

Hafzah Tariq is described by those who know her best as “hugely competitive,” “a real fighter” and a “superstar”....

July 16th, 2018


Award winner Mitchell inspires change
Award winner Mitchell inspires change

Mitchell Regan’s determination not to let his disabilities affect his sporting ambitions has had a dramatic ‘ripple effect’ on...

July 13th, 2018


Award winner Leon 'a joy and inspiration'
Award winner Leon ‘a joy and inspiration’

Panathlon has named teenager Leon Pring as our 2017/18 North Yorkshire Outstanding Achievement award winner for the dramatic improvement...

July 13th, 2018


Courageous Kitty earns Achievement award
Courageous Kitty earns Outstanding Achievement prize

The determination of Kitty Kerr not to let complex disabilities hold her back has earned her the 2017/18 Panathlon...

July 13th, 2018


Panathlon "has enriched our curriculum"
“Panathlon has enriched our curriculum”

Sherwood Park is one of many schools where Panathlon’s impact has gone much deeper than simply participating in competitions....

June 25th, 2018


Maria shortlisted for London award
Maria shortlisted for London Sport Teacher of the Year

Maria Papazoglou, who has led Whitefields School to multiple Panathlon titles, has been shortlisted for the London Sport Teacher...

June 21st, 2018


London Marathon 2018
London Marathon 2018

Both Panathlon competitors and charity supporting runners took part in the Virginmoneygiving London Marathon yesterday. First off were some...

April 23rd, 2018


Team Panathlon London Marathon Runners
London Marathon Runners

April the 22nd may seem some time away, but the date looms large for five people who will run...

February 6th, 2018


Fundraiser required to help us grow
Could you help the Panathlon charity grow?

Panathlon are searching for the right individual to help the charity with income generation and fund-raising as we grow...

January 15th, 2018


Magical Christmas party for deaf pupils
Deaf pupils thrilled by magical Panathlon Christmas party

Panathlon threw a Harry Potter-themed Christmas party in Doncaster to say a huge thank you to the deaf pupils...

December 6th, 2017


New research shows Panathlon is meeting the Government's strategy
New Research shows Panathlon meeting the Government’s strategy

New research has proved how Panathlon is meeting key criteria of the Government’s ‘Sporting Future’ strategy. Compiled during a...

December 4th, 2017


Abby-Jo wins Jack Petchey Award
Abby-Jo lifts Jack Petchey Outstanding Achiever prize

Abby-Jo Wawrzewski has won the 2017 Jack Petchey Outstanding Achievement Award – Panathlon’s top individual honour in the London and Essex area. The 16-year-old (pictured left),...

November 15th, 2017


London and Essex Panathletes honoured
Panathlon honours top young athletes and leaders

Santini Gill (pictured above second from the left) was among the prize winners as Panathlon’s finest young athletes and leaders in...

November 15th, 2017


Bigger and better than ever!
Bigger and better than ever before!

More young people with disabilities and special needs than ever before competed in Panathlon competitions during 2016/17, with a...

September 4th, 2017


Panathletes compete as Superheroes
Panathlon stars shine in Superhero Series Triathlon

Several Panathlon competitors and Ambassadors took part in the first ever Superhero Series Triathlon at the Olympic venue of...

August 19th, 2017


Panathletes meet inspirational Team BRIT
Panathletes meet inspirational Team BRIT racers

Some of our top Panathletes from East Anglia enjoyed a special day at Snetterton race track, meeting a motor-racing team of injured soldiers. ...

August 6th, 2017


Two in a row for Barking and Dagenham
Barking and Dagenham retain London multisports title

Barking and Dagenham retained their Panathlon London Multisport Finals trophy after a very tight contest in the Copper Box Arena...

June 15th, 2017


Quickfire double for Blackpool school
Park Academy complete quick swim double

Park Academy followed up their victory in the North England Under-14 Panathlon Swimming Finals in Sheffield last week by...

June 13th, 2017


London students bid to strike gold at Copper Box
London Panathletes go for gold in Olympic Park

More than 200 disabled children from 27 schools across eight London boroughs will be bidding to strike gold at...

June 8th, 2017


Lancashire 1-2 in Northern Swimming Final
Lancashire schools dominate Northern Swimming Final

It was a Lancastrian one-two in the Panathlon Northern Swimming Final at Ponds Forge in Sheffield on Tuesday as...

June 6th, 2017


Panathletes shine at London Mini Marathon
London Marathon

Yesterday some of our Panathlon friends competed in the London Marathon for the first time. The Virgin Money Mini...

April 24th, 2017


New champion emerges in Merseyside
New champion emerges in Merseyside

Greenbank Academy again played host to the Merseyside Panathlon, featuring the boroughs of Liverpool, Sefton, Wirral and St Helens...

March 15th, 2017


Ethan Beau-Howes
Ethan-Beau receives Panathlon top honour in London & Essex

Colchester teenager Ethan-Beau Howes has won the 2016 Jack Petchey Outstanding Achievement Award – Panathlon’s top individual honour in the...

November 23rd, 2016


Learn to coach with Panathlon
Want to coach? Learn on the job with Panathlon

Students on sport and physical education courses wishing to expand their coaching skills by working with disabled children now...

November 23rd, 2016


Panathlon and St Mary's - a key partnership
St Mary’s partnership extended

The Panathlon Foundation has been involved with St Mary’s University in Twickenham for the past three years and we...

October 26th, 2016


PMLD schedule is launched
PMLD schedule opens in style

Panathlon’s newest programme, aimed for students with PMLD (Profound Multiple Learning Difficulties), opened in grand style in Birmingham, with...

October 18th, 2016


Thousands raised for Panathlon
20 finish Royal Parks Half for Panathlon

Twenty runners successfully completed the Royal Parks Half Marathon on October 9th in aid of the Panathlon charity. The...

October 10th, 2016


Photographers pedal 72 miles for Panathlon

Seventeen of the country’s top sports photographers have raised over £3,000 for Panathlon by spending a day cycling through...

September 27th, 2016


Runners to raise funds for Panathlon
Royal Parks Half team in final preparations

Twenty runners will pound the streets of London on October 9th in aid of raising funds for the Panathlon...

September 12th, 2016


New record for Panathlon competitors
Panathlon hits new heights

The number of disabled young people taking part in Panathlon events topped 10,000 for the first time in the...

September 7th, 2016


Panathlon Johnson poolside
Liz Johnson’s Paralympics blogs

Panathlon Ambassador and former Paralympic swimming champion Liz Johnson blogged from the 2016 Games and commentated for Channel 4....

September 6th, 2016


Record year for Primary Panathlon
Primary Panathlon set to grow further

The 2015/16 academic year saw record participation in Primary Panathlon events – and 2016/17 promises further growth. With the...

August 10th, 2016


Primary Panathlon record for Ilford school
Woodlands set Primary Panathlon record

Woodlands School, from Ilford, set a new record points score for a Primary Panathlon in taking gold alongside Stratford’s...

July 4th, 2016


Blockley win Primary thriller at Hartpury
Blockley score dramatic Primary victory

Blockley C of E School narrowly won the Gloucestershire Inclusive Primary Panathlon title at Hartpury College in Gloucester on...

June 17th, 2016


More Panathlon honours for Calderdale
Now Calderdale take Primary honours

Calderdale’s primary school team emulated their seniors as they clinched victory in their West Yorkshire Panathlon in Bradford on...

June 17th, 2016


New record for Panathlon competitors
Ormiston Denes and John Grant triumph

Ormiston Denes Academy, of Lowestoft, and John Grant School, from Caistor, were the victors when nearly 120 disabled students...

May 25th, 2016


Newcastle take Tyne and Wear honours
Newcastle team win Tyne and Wear Final

A team representing two Newcastle schools won the Panathlon Challenge Tyne and Wear Final in Gateshead on Thursday. Sir...

May 12th, 2016


Role Model Freya to attend elite USA centre

Panathlon Role Model Freya Levy has been handed a dream opportunity by Olympic legend Michael Johnson to attend his...

May 5th, 2016


Addington book London Aquatics Centre place
Addington triumph in Stoke Mandeville thriller

Addington School, from Reading, sealed a dream trip to the London Aquatics Centre by winning a nailbiting Panathlon Swimming...

May 4th, 2016


Team Panathlon complete London Marathon
Panathlon children inspire our marathon team

Team Panathlon – inspired by thoughts of the children they were running for as they battled bitterly cold conditions...

April 25th, 2016


Hartlepool are first North-East winners
Hartlepool win opening North-East Finals

Hartlepool, represented by Springwell School, won the first Panathlon Challenge North-East Finals today after a hard-fought competition involving over...

April 22nd, 2016


Calderdale win first Panathlon Yorkshire final
Calderdale are first Yorkshire champions

Calderdale were today crowned the inaugural Panathlon Challenge Yorkshire champions after winning the county’s multi-sports final at the Energise...

April 21st, 2016


Ambassador Liz retires from swimming
Ambassador Liz retires from swimming

Panathlon Ambassador and Paralympic swimming champion Liz Johnson today announced her retirement from the sport. Liz, 30, took the...

April 20th, 2016


London Marathon training hits a peak!
Panathlon runners going the extra (26) miles

Preparations are well under way now for the Panathlon runners taking part in the Virgin London Marathon in a...

April 6th, 2016


Record Foundation lift for Panathlon
Jack Petchey Foundation boosts Panathlon

The Jack Petchey Foundation, Panathlon’s longest-serving supporter, has announced record new investment into the charity. The Foundation, which has...

March 23rd, 2016


Hillingdon clinch first West London title
Hillingdon seal first Olympic Park place

The line-up for the Panathlon Challenge’s London finals is complete, after Hillingdon booked their first trip to the Olympic...

March 21st, 2016


Barking & Dagenham book Olympic Park trip
Barking & Dagenham lift East London title

Barking & Dagenham will be competing at the Olympic Park in June after winning the East London final of...

March 18th, 2016


St John's are North deaf boccia champions
St John’s win North of England deaf boccia title

The Panathlon deaf programme switched counties to Yorkshire on Thursday as 10 teams took part in the the North...

March 12th, 2016