Our amazing Freeman Sports Team have excelled in Bolton, for the British Transplant Games. The team of 36 competitors, including 16 new members, produced a haul of more than 50 medals. As ever, the spirit of the games is more important than the medals gained, but this was the Freeman Sports Team’s best performance to […]
European Heart and Lung Transplant Championships, Vilnius, Lithuania 12-16 July 2014 The Lithuanian tag line for the games was: You can give with all your Heart – You can give Heart Team GB Team GB had 24 competitors and 8 supporters. This included 19 Freeman team members,5 of us were competing for the […]
Important information for the British Transplant Games Competitors & Supporters The team are staying in the Holiday Inn, Bolton Centre 1 Higher Bridge Street, Bolton,BL1 2EW Age Categories for Events: All age categories will apply to all Track, Field, Swimming & Racquet Events. In Doubles (Badminton) the age of the youngest competitor will apply […]
Photographs from yesterdays cycle meet up held in Middlesbrough:
If you thought that it was only footballers who would be heading to South America, then think again… In 2015 the World Games for transplant athletes will be held in Argentina. It will be an amazing opportunity to travel and celebrate transplantation. Please read the following information and contact our Great Britain and Northern Ireland […]
The FHLTA sports manager, Vicky, celebrated the 15th year anniversary of her transplant recently. Vicky held a pie & pea supper in New Marske Sports Club to raise funds for the FHLTA – money raised will be spent on sports wear for our transplant games competitors.
The Gift of Life Campaign aimed to raise registrations on the NHS Organ Donor Register within the Sheffield postcode by 12,000 by August 2013. The target was smashed when registrations surpassed the 22,000 mark just days before the Transplant Games in 2013. According to Games organisers, the figure now stands at 32,000 names within the […]
No doubt you have been watching the opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics. It was this which inspired me to encourage everyone to consider getting involved with the sporting opportunities and adventures which are available to transplant recipients. These events are, of course about competition, but more importantly, they offer companionship, fun and inspiration. There are […]