Tag: paralympics

Tanni Grey-Thompson honoured to receive Sunderland University honorary doctorate

Sporting legend Tanni Grey-Thompson has said it is a “ huge honour” to receive her honorary doctorate from the University of Sunderland. The 47-year-old, who has lived in the North East for about 20 years, was given an honorary doctorate of law from the city’s higher education institution on Thursday, December 1 at the annual Winter […]

Sunderland athletes join Rio Olympic parade

(Photo credit: Independent) Some of the North East’s finest Olympians and Paralympians took part in a bus parade in Manchester today to celebrate their record-breaking performances in Rio. Olympic star Aly Dixon has hailed the celebration parade for giving athletes the chance to thank the British public for their support in […]