British Wheelchair Basketball has today announced the creation of the inaugural Women’s Premier League. The British Wheelchair Basketball Women’s Premier League will be the first of its kind for women’s wheelchair basketball in the world, and the very first professional para-sport league in the UK.
The pool composition for the Sitting Volleyball Men’s Final Qualifier for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has been confirmed. The seven qualified teams have been split into two pools of three and four teams, respectively. Pool A’s three teams include
while Pool B consists of
- the United States
Men’s Final Paralympic Qualifier will be held from June 1 to 5 in Duisburg, Germany.
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has announced the Para Badminton Tournament Calendar for 2021.
The Spanish Para Badminton International to be staged in May 2021 will serve as the last qualification tournament for the Tokyo Paralympic Games.
Dates Tournament City
29 Mar–4 Apr 3rd Fazza–Dubai Para Badminton International Dubai
10–16 May Spanish Para Badminton International Cartagena
21-27 Jun Irish Para Badminton International Dublin
1-5 Sept Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Tokyo
The International Tennis Federation has announced that wheelchair tennis’ longest standing sponsor, NEC, will continue as title sponsor of the NEC Wheelchair Singles Masters and as an international sponsor of several UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour events for a further three years, from 2021 to 2023.
Following the rescheduling of the blind football calendar until the 2024 Paris Paralympic Games, the IBSA Football Committee has now initiated the process to secure hosts for its regional championships next year.
The committee is keen to have hosts for all its events in place well in advance of the tournaments to give teams time to prepare.
World ParaVolley returns to action this year with exciting tournaments to look forward to, including the much-anticipated Paralympic Games.
Before the Summer Games, we complete the Tokyo 2020 men’s cast with the Sitting Volleyball Men’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament from June 1 to 5 in Duisburg, Germany.
The 2021 IWAS Anti-Doping Code was developed in partnership with, and approved by, WADA and reflects the changes published in the 2021 WADA Code.
IWAS President, Rudi van den Abbeele, said: “As a former athlete myself I hold the principles of fair play close to my heart. I encourage all athletes, staff and our members to make sure they fully understand their rights and responsibilities for anti-doping.
Following the end of a difficult year for Boccia competition BISFed President David Hadfield reports on what has been achieved in 2020, where Boccia is at the moment, as well as developments ahead.
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BISFed takes this opportunity to wish everyone a fresh and positive start to 2021, where we hope to return to competition and meet again!
The ITF wheelchair tennis players have elected the second ITF Wheelchair Tennis Player Council, with players representing all three divisions and all levels of the rankings worldwide set to begin their tenure in 2021.