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Grey-Thompson

Tanni (Carys Davina). born 1969, British wheelchair athlete; eleven gold medals in the Paralympics (1988--2004)
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"I suppose everybody's got their own personal views about drugs in sport, mine is once an athlete has been caught and gone through the legal process, they should receive a long ban," Grey-Thompson said.
But Warner believes Grey-Thompson, a politics graduate and one of British sport's most inspirational figures, has a vital role to play in the future of athletics in this country.
And it's Grey-Thompson's immense personal determination that left her frustrated when Team GB flattered to deceive at last month's Olympics.
Baroness Grey-Thompson said Wales has the opportunity to do something that nobody in the world is doing by making physical education (PE) a core subject in schools, with all teachers required to demonstrate proficiency in PE as part of their training, She said: "What I have learned from sport is you must never be afraid to try, give it your best and never be afraid of what others might say.
Baroness Grey-Thompson is one of the country's most successful paralympic athletes.
Baroness Grey-Thompson said: "Tennis is a fantastic sport for life and I'm very excited to be joining the Tennis Foundation.
There had been reports that Conservative peers had made representations Grey-Thompson was too political and a Labour supporter too critical of the Coalition Government.
Lorraine Bewsey's portrait of paralympic icon Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson
Paralympian legend Grey-Thompson has been tasked with heading a review into UK Athletics' drugs policy after Chambers' determination to run in the World Indoor trials and his eventual selection for the British team threw the sport into chaos.
PARALYMPIC champion Tanni Grey-Thompson returned to her Birmingham roots to offer hope to wheelchair users.
Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson, Britain's most successful Paralympian, choked back the tears yesterday as she confirmed her retirement from international competition.
PARALYMPIC athlete Tanni Grey-Thompson had been seeking inspiration from Redcar students.