Sport

Chris’s personal and professional life is inextricably linked to sport, he is involved in campaigns to improve participation in sports, was part of the Channel 4 broadcast team for 2016 Paralympics in Rio and is being consulted by Tokyo Olympic organisers.

Chris speaking at the Gala Dinner celebrating IPC 25th anniversary.

25 Years of International Paralympic Committee

Chris was invited to speak at the Gala Dinner marking the International Paralympic Committee’s 25th Anniversary. The Gala Dinner, in Berlin, was the highlight of a three-day event celebrating 25 years so far, and discussing the future strategic direction of the Paralympic Movement. One of the highlights of the evening was when Chris learnt that the London 2012 Paralympic Games […]

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With Sports Minister Helen Grant at launch of inclusive rugby event

Campaign to encourage more women and ethnic minorities to play rugby

On September 10th Lord Holmes joined Helen Grant, Minister for Sport, to launch a new Premiership Rugby programme that aims to get more women and ethnic minorities involved in rugby. An EHRC grant of £600000 will be used to get 700 women and girls into the sport, train up 480 coaches and involve 2500 participants. Chris sees this new initiative as […]

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London 2012 Paralympic Logo

Selection of media coverage from London 2012

In the studio with 50 days to go, BBC Sport, 10/07/2012. In his own words; “Record TV Audiences and a Nation Smiling: You Are Experiencing the London 2012 Paralympic Games”,   Huffington Post, 07/09/2012 Interview with Gareth Davies, Paralympics Correspondent at the Daily Telegraph.  

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