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Paralympic closing ceremony

"there has only ever been one perfect man, the Lord Jesus, and we killed him. I only missed a putt."

Berhard Langer on the 1991 Ryder Cup

10 years in 60 pictures

2007 - Addressing an army handball team in Congo


I met Allyson Felix in 2007, the first Christian athlete I ever met. Great to see her go from strength to strength.


2008 - Olympic Stadium, Beijing


2008 - Signing the Chinese edition of Ultimate Prize

2008 My office in Beijing!

2008 - With gold medallist Christine Ohuruogu


2008 - Playing football in a youth prison in Ukraine


2008 - Telling the prisoners about Jesus


2009 - FA coaching course in Ukraine

2009 - Interviewing Kaka


2009 - With the girls' football team in Togo that we support

2009 - Visiting the Togo Olympic committee

2010 - Presenting prizes in Kazakhstan


Welcome to India! 2010 Commonwealth Games


2010 - With Christine Bowmaker in Delhi village


2010 - At a reception in Delhi


2010 World Cup guest of FIFA

2010 - A VIP arriving at stadium in the rain


2010 -Lunch with Alison Nicholas and the Solheim Cup


2011 - With Olexander Bandurko, vice president of Ukraine FA

Talking to Vivian Cheruiyot in Daegu 2011, where she became World Champion in 5,000 amd 10,000 metres.

2011 - Jess Ennis meets the press in Daegu 2011


2012 - The kit that I took to Togo that year


2012 - Handing over kit to Amis du monde

2012 -Guest of honour at game in Togo - note the England shirts!


2012 - With Zhenya at Euro 2012


2012 - The way to watch football

2012 - Speaking to boys after football training in Ukraine


2012 - "You wrote the book that changed my life", Alina Ukrainian futsal player



2012 - With the Togo athletics coach at London 2012


2012 - Meeting Princess Beatrice in the Olympic Family Lounge

2012 - Opening ceremony shirt


2012 - My seat at the Paralympics


2012 - Anna Sharkey:"When I play goalball it is my worship. Some people sing. Some people dance. I play goalball".


2012 - With Stef Reid in mixed zone

2012 - Laura and Fabio - partners in Argentina

2013 - At the offices of the Togo Olympic Committee with(left to right) the Chef de Mission, the President and the Chaplain.

2013 - Attending a wedding - the bride is in white - in a Togolese village.

2013 - With the coach and some of the players of the Amis du Monde (wearing FA jackets) which Verite Sport has supported since 2009.

2014 - Waiting for the bus at the Commonwealth Games - writing newspaper report on hockey on the way to athletics.

2014 - Was thrilled to be there to see Tiffany Porter win gold at the European Championships in 2014.

2014 - In the best seat in the house again European Championships 2014.

2014 - Talking to Fanie van der Merwe at a race after Glasgow 2014.

2014 - Honoured to be able to do church with team GB at the 2014 World Indoor Championships and attend the banquet to see GB relay girls get their medals.

I was thrilled to see Edna Kiplagat and Wilson Kipsang win the London Marathon 2014 having got to know both a little over the years.

2014 - I once used the word "disabled when speaking to Tatyana McFadden. She replied, "I don't see myself as disabled. I think I am very able".

At the 2014 World Cup Stuart worked with the Planet Sport Christian radio team

2014 World Cup - enjoying the atmosphere at the Maracana

2014 - At the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio

2014 - Attending Zhenya and Alina's wedding

2015 - Sports chaplain, Magloire, accepts British Athletics kit at the office of the Olympic Committee

2015 - Stuart attending a sports conference at the Vatican. He is in back row left

Now how did he get on the track at the 2015 World Athletics Championships?

2015 - The US 4 by 400 relay team Allyson, Fran, Natasha and Sanya, who have more in common than track

2015 - We were quite a threesome on the Great Wall of China - Christine Bowmaker (vertigo), Jules Wilkinson (dizzy) and me (dodgy hip!)

I have been privileged to see Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce win Olympic gold medals in 2008 and 2012 and World Championship gold in 2009, 2013 and 2015 and hear her acknowledge the source of her ability after many races.

2015 - With the Amis du Monde football team which we support.

In 2015 I was able to take 44 footballs, 33 polo shirts, 15 bags, and 2 complete football kits to Togo

2015 - With Sheika Asma, a member of the Qatar Royal Family at the IPC Disability Athletics World Championship 2015

2015 - Terezinha Guilhermina told me: "God has given other people eyes and I borrow theirs when I need to"

Credits: IPC, Enigma Sports, Getty Images for IAAF, Virgin Money London Marathon and European Athletics.

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