World Wheelchair Rugby (WWR) is excited to announce, that Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby (GBWR) have been awarded the hosting rights for the 2023 World Wheelchair Rugby European Championship Division A Tournament.
For attention of APSO members.
The APSO General Assembly will take place virtually on 10 December 2021, 13h00 CET.
The General Assembly will include elections for all five places on the Executive Board including the President for the period of 2021-2025.
All candidatures for these positions must be submitted by the respective APSO members in writing (in free format) to email address sergey.lyzhin(at)apso.sport at least 15 days before the General Assembly, or no later than Friday, 26 November 2021.
BISFed is pleased to announce the city of Vila do Conde in Portugal as the host of the first World Boccia Youth World Championships, which will be held between 7 and 16 July 2023. (Vila do Conde is adjacent to Povoa de Varzim where many international boccia competitions have been held over the last 10 years.)
On 27 October 2021 the World ParaVolley Board unanimously approved the first official Beach Development Centre that is located in Florida, USA – the Hickory Point Beach Sand Volleyball Complex.
This is an exciting development for the progress of beach paravolley which is planning to be included in the LA 2028 Paralympic Games as it will serve as a Centre for upcoming competitions, events, clinics, camps and training/education opportunities for athletes, coaches and officials.
Dr. Stephen Giugni OAM, Assistant Sport Director (Beach) said:
Beijing’s Kuntai Group has been named as the title sponsor of the World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2021 being hosted in the National Aquatic Centre from 23–30 October. The National Aquatic Centre will also be the curling venue for the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and is known as the Ice Cube.
Established in 1992, the Kuntai Group is a state owned real estate and property management enterprise committed to urban space development and operation in the Chaoyang District of Beijing.
The International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) has announced that the IWAS World Games 2022 will be hosted in Sochi, Russia, from 2-9 October.
The Games, which will return to the impressive venues of the 2015 edition, will once again host an exciting provisional sports programme comprised of archery, athletics, cerebral palsy football, ParaVolley, swimming, table tennis & Para badminton.
Italy’s Sandro Di Girolamo was elected President of the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) at the organisation’s Extraordinary General Assembly in Amman, Jordan, on Monday (11 October).
Di Girolamo, who is also President of the Italian Paralympic Sports Federation for the Visually Impaired and Blind (FISPIC), overcame incumbent Jannie Hammershoi of Denmark.
The International Table Tennis Federation invites bids to host the 2022 World Para Championships. It is the most prestigious of all Para Table Tennis tournaments.
Organised in the fourth quarter of 2022 with a maximum of 340 players accepted, the tournament involves seven competition days.
World titles in the following categories comprise the schedule:
The top teams in the world just finished an amazing Paralympic tournament in Tokyo, but Covid-19 left the stands completely devoid. In October 2022, however, fans will be able to experience Wheelchair Rugby’s best in Vejle, Denmark.
Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) has announced that the World Triathlon Para Championships will be added to the event schedule at the upcoming World Triathlon Championship Series Abu Dhabi presented by Daman taking place on Yas Island on 5-6 November. After sadly missing out on the 2020 World Championships due to the pandemic, the world’s best para triathletes will now gather on Yas Island on the first weekend of November, just two months after their incredible performances at the Paralympic races in Tokyo.