Tokyo 2020 One to Watch – Joy Haizelden

12th March 2019 | 0 Comments

GB Paralympian wheelchair basketball player Joy Haizelden started out in wheelchair basketball when she was just 13 years old. Now 20 she’s training for the European Championships in Rotterdam, hoping to qualify for the Paralympic Games in Tokyo 2020. Joy’s career in the sport was a result of poor P.E. facilities at her secondary school [...]

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Tokyo 2020 One to Watch – Peter McGrail

12th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Peter McGrail, from Liverpool, started boxing when he was just ten years old, falling in love with the sport when boxing for fun with friends after school. After winning 20 national titles, Peter went onto secure bronze in the Youth Olympics aged 14 and he now has his sights set on gold at Tokyo 2020. [...]

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‘Target for Tokyo 2020’ – 500 days to go

12th March 2019 | 0 Comments

More than 120 athletes are in training at Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park for Olympic and Paralympic glory at Tokyo 2020. This remarkable figure indicates that Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park continues to play a significant role in producing successful athletes at the highest level. 12 March 2019 marks 500 days to go until the start of [...]

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iceSheffield skater looks to make his mark at World Championships

1st March 2019 | 0 Comments

A young Sheffield skater and his home sporting venue – iceSheffield at Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park – have the world at their feet, after PJ Hallam qualified for this month’s World Figure Skating Championships. PJ, full name Peter James, from Wincobank, has become GB’s sole individual male representative at the 2019 Championships, where Torvill and [...]

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Big week of sport at Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

15th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park is set to be in the sporting spotlight in the next few days when it will be home to two exciting sports fixtures. In Rugby League, Sheffield Eagles take on Bradford Bulls on Friday 15 February, while Sheffield United Women will go head to head against Manchester United Women on Wednesday [...]

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