Number 2 ranked tennis player Andy Murray had a rough birthday today, but he’s had an amazing year after showing the world that he had the right stuff at the 2012 London Olympics along with the U.S. Open. He’s toppled Roger Federer
Using news with younger learners One great source of news items for students of these age groups is CBBC (BBC Children)'s Newsround. In the picture the actor Will Smith trying out some sports with athletes, boxers and basketball players from the GB Olympic team.
Meet the 12 wheelchair basketball players who will compete in the men’s tournament for ParalympicsGB at Rio 2016. The team is led by four-time Paralympian Terry Bywater, who already holds two bronze medals to his name. A veteran of multiple Games, Bywater has seen the development of Paralympic sport over two decades and is looking forward to competing at the first Games since London 2012. "The pride at being able to compete at a Paralympics never wears off." Terry Bywater