Grey-Thompson


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Grey-Thompson

(ˈɡreɪˈtɒmpsən)
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(Biography) Tanni (Carys Davina) Baroness. born 1969, Welsh wheelchair athlete; won eleven gold medals for Britain in wheelchair racing in the Paralympic Games (1988–2004); a crossbench peer in the House of Lords since 2010
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DAME TANNI GREY-THOMPSON has advocated a zero-tolerance approach to drug cheats and believes they should receive lengthy suspensions.
Grey-Thompson admits, though, that trying to ban former drug cheats like Chambers is impossible at the moment but added: "My mandate is clear and I believe the time is right for UKA to play a leading role in driving change through athletics to ensure that drug offenders cannot walk back into our sport."
Grey-Thompson will race for the final time at the Visa Paralympic World Cup this May before turning her attention to coaching and interests outside of the sport.
Tanni Grey-Thompson last night slammed Britain's unambitious Olympians - and insisted she will be throwing everything into her Paralympic swansong.
BRITAIN'S greatest Paralympian Tanni Grey-Thompson has said that parents should demand better sports education in schools if Wales is to avoid an obesity epidemic.
BARONESS Tanni Grey-Thompson dropped in at a Teesside school to assure students: the House of Lords is more interesting than it looks!
PARALYMPIC heroine Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE showed Walker schoolchildren that being disabled doesn't have to stop you enjoying sport.
THE Government has been accused of a "shabby and shambolic" appointment process after announcing London Marathon chief executive Nick Bitel as the new chairman of Sport England ahead of Paralympic gold medallist Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.
PARALYMPIC icon Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson is among those captured on canvas for a new exhibition.
Grey-Thompson, Britain's greatest paralympian, is heading UK Athletics' review into anti-doping and she said: "On a personal level, I would be interested in why he did it.
DAME Tanni Grey-Thompson wants Dwain Chambers to help fix the mess his comeback has created by explaining what made him take drugs.
DAME Tanni Grey-Thompson has advocated a zerotolerance approach to drug cheats and believes they should receive lengthy suspensions.