Tuesday, 08 Jun 2021
Friday, 28 May 2021

TableTennisUnited supporting paralympic athletes

The ITTF Group started the TableTennisUnited Fund in 2020 to support the table tennis community worldwide through the ordeals of Covid-19. Once again we have witnessed the power of unity spreading across the Atlantic, as the Fund ensures training continues for players with disabilities in Argentina and Germany during financial droughts caused by the pandemic.

CEDIMA – Centro de Discapacitados de La Matanza

Monday, 24 May 2021
Monday, 17 May 2021

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games marks 100 days to go

Tokyo 2020 and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) have celebrated 100 days to go until the opening of the Paralympic Games with a special unveiling of the Agitos at TMG headquarters on Sunday (16 May).

The key milestone, a significant step on the journey towards the Games this summer, comes as thousands of Paralympic athletes worldwide ramp-up their preparations to compete across 539 different events in 22 sports from 24 August 2021.

Wednesday, 05 May 2021

Asian Paralympic Committee, IBSA team up to increase classifiers in Asia

A course designed to increase the number of national classifiers who can work with visually impaired (VI) athletes is being delivered throughout May by the Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) and the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA).

Over 20 ophthalmologists and optometrists from across the region will take part in the online course which consists of four online theory sessions after which, subject to successfully completing a test, they will receive a certificate to show that they have completed part one of the course.

Tuesday, 04 May 2021

France awarded 2022 Wheelchair Rugby European Championship

The IWRF is delighted to announce that the 2022 Wheelchair Rugby European Championship Division A has been awarded to France.

The European Championship will take place in Paris, 21st - 27th of February at a prestigious Parisian Sport Venue.

The European Championship Local Organising Committee is composed of members from CAPSAAA Paris Wheelchair Rugby Club, the Fédération Française Handisport and the Wheelchair Rugby French Commission.

 IWRF President Richard Allcroft said,

Friday, 30 Apr 2021
Thursday, 29 Apr 2021

Spain to host the 2021 Wheelchair Basketball European Championships for Men and Women

The 2021 European Championships for both Men and Women is set to take place in Madrid, Spain between the 2 – 13 December 2021.

IWBF Europe have announced that they have awarded hosting rights of the Men’s and Women’s European Championships División A to Federación Española de Deportes de Personas con Discapacidad Física (FEDDF).

Tuesday, 20 Apr 2021

First Ever Professional Wheelchair Basketball Women's Premier League launched in Great Britain

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.

Monday, 15 Mar 2021

World ParaVolley confirms pools for final Tokyo 2020 sitting volleyball qualifier

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 

  • Germany
  • Kazakhstan
  • Canada,

while Pool B consists of

  • Ukraine
  • the United States
  • Latvia
  • Croatia.

Men’s Final Paralympic Qualifier will be held from June 1 to 5 in Duisburg, Germany.