Monday, 01 Apr 2024
Friday, 29 Mar 2024

IBU Para Biathlon Development Forum to take place in Lenzerheide/SUI

The IBU Para Biathlon Development Forum 2024 will take place from 7 to 9 June at Lenzerheide, Switzerland, the host site for the IBU Biathlon World Championships 2024 and a growing centre for biathlon development activities.

Following the transfer of governance for Para Biathlon from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to the IBU in July 2022, the IBU became a full member of the IPC in September 2023.

Monday, 25 Mar 2024

Wimbledon to expand wheelchair draw sizes from 2024

The evolution of wheelchair tennis at the four Grand Slam tournaments is set to take another step forward this July after the All England Club announced that The 2024 Championships, will see the men’s and women’s wheelchair draws double in size.

Fields of eight men and eight women have contested wheelchair singles draws at Wimbledon since 2016, with men’s and women’s doubles draws of four partnerships having made their debuts at The Championships in 2005 and 2009, respectively.

Monday, 25 Mar 2024

Nancy named host of 2024 World ParaVolley Women’s Super 6

The World ParaVolley Super 6 will be back in 2024 with the women’s event relaunching the international federation’s premier six nations sitting volleyball tournament in Nancy, France from June 11-16.

The Women’s Super 6 will take place in Parc des Sports Vandoeuvre Nations in Nancy, about 350 kilometres away from French capital Paris, the host of the Paralympic Games.

Wednesday, 20 Mar 2024
Friday, 08 Mar 2024
Friday, 08 Mar 2024

Empowering women in Wheelchair Rugby: Task Group formed to drive global female participation

In celebration of International Women’s Day, a groundbreaking initiative has been launched to champion gender equality in the exhilarating world of wheelchair rugby. A task group dedicated to increasing female participation in the sport on a global scale has been established, marking a significant step towards fostering inclusivity and diversity within the wheelchair rugby community. Wheelchair rugby, a dynamic and high-impact Paralympic sport, has long been beloved for its intensity, skill, and teamwork. However, women have historically been underrepresented in this electrifying game.

Wednesday, 06 Mar 2024

Ukrainian Para Triathletes join Japanese National team training camp

The Ukrainian Para triathlon team has joined the Japanese national team for a training camp in Okinawa, Japan, from February 25 to March 5. Faced with challenges in training due to the current situation in Ukraine, the athletes sought a training environment in Japan’s warm and welcoming atmosphere to prepare for upcoming competitions.

“I’m very pleased to be here because people are so kind and are building good relationships with us,” expressed Alisa Korpakchy, one of the Ukrainian Para triathletes. “It’s not usual for us these days, so it’s very pleasant for us.”

Monday, 15 Jan 2024

2024 IWBF Asia Oceania Wheelchair Basketball Championships unveils trailblazing initiative with Asia Oceania composite team

The upcoming 2024 IWBF Asia Oceania Wheelchair Basketball Championships will introduce a groundbreaking initiative by assembling female players from various countries to form an Asia Oceania Composite team for the women’s competition. The primary objective is to enhance participation in women’s wheelchair basketball in the Asia Oceania region, providing inspiration to women and offering opportunities for those lacking sufficient players to form teams.

Thursday, 11 Jan 2024

Inaugural World Abilitysport Guttmann Games Details Announced

The 1st World Abilitysport Guttmann Games will be held from 10-14 July 2024 in the birthplace of the Paralympic Movement, Stoke Mandeville, Great Britain.

The Games, aimed specifically at sports and events not on the Paralympic programme, will host a competition programme of powerchair hockey and para dance sport with a development forum and showcase to be held in wheelchair cricket.