Tuesday, 23 May 2023
Wednesday, 17 May 2023

WWR are looking for individuals with a legal, medical or classification background

As part of WWR’s ongoing improvements to its governance, the Board revised the WWR Code of Conduct and approved the framework that will deal with its implementation and all disciplinary matters and appeals through a newly formed Independent Judicial System.

As such, WWR are looking for suitable individuals with a legal background and individuals who have experience in classification and anti-doping.

The closing date for applications is 9 June 2023

The Independent Judicial Panel

Monday, 01 May 2023

Over 400 judoka in Para-Judo after IBSA Asian Championships

This weekend a record was set in Astana. Since the introduction of the new categories in 2022, the number of athletes reached a milestone of over 400 judoka for para-judo.

After the Tokyo Paralympic Games, para-judo was completely restructured. Before then the former B1, B2 and B3 categories (from blind and almost blind to less visually impaired) were always combined in competition. As a result, the number of B1 and B2 athletes remained quite small as they were struggling against more sighted opponents.

Monday, 24 Apr 2023

FEI launches Accessibility Guide for Event Organisers

The FEI has announced the launch of a new Guide, designed to assist Event Organisers with improving accessibility for athletes, staff and spectators with disabilities, ensuring that everyone can enjoy equestrian events regardless of their disability and mobility levels.

This Guide, which is the result of consultation and collaboration with accessibility experts, individuals with disabilities and professionals in the equestrian industry, covers venue layout, accommodation and transportation among other areas of Event planning and delivery.

Friday, 21 Apr 2023
Wednesday, 05 Apr 2023

World Abilitysport: A new era for people with physical disabilities

People with physical disabilities will soon have a new and exciting organisation to look towards to access grassroots, recreational and high-performance sports: World Abilitysport. 

The new body is being established after the merger of the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) and Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CPISRA), two founding members of the Paralympic Movement, became official at the end of 2022. 

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2023
Monday, 30 Jan 2023

Kate Caithness CBE becomes Honorary Member of the World Curling Federation

Former World Curling Federation President, Kate Caithness CBE has become the first recipient of the newly created “Honorary Member of the World Curling Federation” title.

This new honorific is a gift that may be offered by the World Curling Federation Board and can be awarded to those who have given significant and outstanding service to the Federation and have completed their full term on the Board.

Caithness completed her full 12-year term as the World Curling Federation President in September 2022.

Wednesday, 11 Jan 2023
Monday, 09 Jan 2023

Field set for the postponed 2022 IWBF Wheelchair Basketball World Championships

The playing field is set for the 2022 IWBF Wheelchair Basketball World Championships which will take place between the 9 – 20 June 2023.

Hosts United Arab Emirates will welcome over 300 international wheelchair basketball players representing the following 12 women’s and 16 men’s teams to compete over twelve days of competition at the showcase event: