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Category: Blindness and visual impairment

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Sound and vision: how a blind photographer shot the Games

Australian Andrew Follows is blind in one eye and has tunnel vision in the other, but his sense of hearing – and his labrador Leo – helped him capture the spirit of the Commonwealth GamesWith Leo, his labrador, fast asleep on the pool deck, Andrew Foll…

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India’s blind cricketers are champions – but money is still a sticky wicket

Unlike India’s superstar players, blind cricketers manage with minimal support. Could World Cup success finally bring them the funding they deserve?They are brilliant exponents of India’s best-loved game, a sport that routinely produces millionaire sup…

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Englands blind footballers aiming for the top after FA unveils new pitch

A bespoke pitch for blind football has been opened at St Georges Park as the FA continues an investment in disability sports that is already reaping dividends Continue reading…

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Kelly Gallagher: ‘Skiing became everything after losing my father’

Kelly Gallagher won Britain’s first winter gold medal at the Sochi Paralympics last week. She reveals how she came back from family bereavement and injury to triumph Continue reading…