Ellie Simmonds

Let's Make Britain Better For All People With a Disability

Lord Victor Adebowale | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Politics
Lord Victor Adebowale

A year has passed since the Paralympic Games, and the good news is they've had a lasting positive impact on people's attitudes. Not only have they provided role models for disabled young people, Paralympic GB athletes have also helped break down stigma.

Ellie Simmonds Receives OBE From Prince Charles (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK Sport

Team GB's Paralympic hero Ellie Simmonds received her OBE from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace on Friday. The 18-year-old won two golds at the ...

Bradley Wiggins Named Sports Personality Of The Year

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Sport

Bradley Wiggins was crowned BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2012, with HRH Duchess of Cambridge appearing live on stage to present the award. T...

Oops! Ellie Simmonds Gets Misspelled Star

WENN | Posted 08.12.2012 | Home

Winning a pair of Paralympic gold medals this year is still not enough for people to learn how to spell Ellie Simmonds' name correctly. The Par...

Inspiring Working Women

Sam Baker | Posted 01.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Baker

2012 has been the year of many things - but if one thing stands out to me more than anything else (even more than sport, and that's saying something) it's that 2012 has been the year of inspiring women.

Paralympic Tears

David J Constable | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK Sport
David J Constable

I cried because of the noise and entire experience, but mainly because with Dan and friends, and 80,000 people, we let it all pour out. That's the best I can sum it up. It's over now. "Our revels now are ended," announced Prospero. What loomed for so long has now tailed off, gleaming but inspiring us in its wake.

WATCH: Our NEW National Anthem

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Comedy

Feeling a bit sad now that the Olympics and Paralympics are over? Don't! Simply be upstanding for our new national anthem - as revealed above. (Vid...

No Gold Hat-Trick For Ellie

PA | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Sport

A hat-trick of gold medals proved a length too far for swimming sensation Ellie Simmonds. The teenager, roared on by a near-capacity crowd, swam to...

GB Still Going For Gold On Final Full Day Of Games

PA | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Sport

Great Britain's Paralympians go into the final full day of a stunning games having won a record number of medals in front of packed-out stadiums and u...

Harry Joins Paralympics Crowd As Simmonds Wins Third Medal

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK

Prince Harry joined the crowds to cheer on Britain's Paralympic stars on Tuesday before hailing the "remarkable achievement" of war hero turned discus...

Simmonds And Baker Latest Paralympians To Be Given Stamp Of Honour

PA | Posted 03.11.2012 | Home

Dressage rider Natasha Baker will be honoured with a special stamp to mark her second win in the Paralympic Games. Paralympic swimming sensation El...

Second Gold And World Record For Ellie Simmonds

PA | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK Sport

Paralympic sweetheart Ellie Simmonds smashed her world record to win a second gold medal - declaring "I'm just so chuffed." Just 48 hours after win...

Smashing World Records

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.09.2012 | UK Sport

Queen of the pool Ellie Simmonds has set up her bid for a second gold later today - by smashing her own world record. The teenage star, who has onc...

Two Golds And Two Silvers - All Before Sunday Lunch

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.09.2012 | UK Sport

Britain's Paralympians are still in the hunt for more gold medals and world records as they aim to build on the success of Super Saturday. Saturday...

Ellie Simmonds Smashes World Record

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK Sport

Teenage swimming sensation Ellie Simmonds was tonight crowned queen of the pool as she dramatically defended her Paralympic title and smashed the worl...

Hoping To Make A Big Splash

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.09.2012 | UK Sport

ParalympicsGB poster girl Ellie Simmonds will bid to be crowned Queen of the pool again on Saturday - but is anxiously waiting to see if she will face...