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Disability Sports: News, Updates and Information Document List

Summary: Our library below features 82 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Disability Sports News category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Disability Sports News RSS feed.

Disability Sports News Publications

Inner Vision Orchestra to Play at 2023 IBSA World Games
Baluji and his Inner Vision Orchestra to play at the 2023 International Blind Sports Federation World Games in Birmingham.
Publish Date: 2023-08-08

Volunteers Needed for 2023 IBSA World Games in Birmingham
Volunteers are required to fill positions, from helping with classification to assisting athletes within the World Games villages, creating content in media and marketing, and at training and competition sessions.
Publish Date: 2023-06-13 - Updated: 2023-06-27

IPC Decision on Suspension of NPC Russia and Belarus to Go Before IPC General Assembly in September
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) decision on suspension of NPC Russia and Belarus to go back before the IPC General Assembly in September.
Publish Date: 2023-05-12

Judo Paralympian Chris Skelley MBE Prepares for Paris Paralympics
Christopher Skelley, a Paralympic gold medalist from Hull, is ramping up preparations as he aims to make history by becoming the first British judo para-athlete to retain their medal in more than 25 years.
Publish Date: 2023-04-19 - Updated: 2023-09-10

2023 IBSA World Games for Visually Impaired Birmingham England
Birmingham, England is gearing up to welcome the world's largest sporting event for blind and partially sighted athletes to the UK for the first time.
Publish Date: 2023-03-11

United Through Sports 2020 World Virtual Youth Festival : IPC
IPC and multiple sport organisations have partnered with United Through Sports to launch 2020 World Virtual Youth Festival to get youngsters around the world active during COVID-19 pandemic.
Publish Date: 2020-10-07

IWBF's Non-compliance with 2015 IPC Athlete Classification Code
An open letter to interested stakeholders regarding the IWBF's non-compliance with the 2015 IPC Athlete Classification Code.
Publish Date: 2020-09-04

Move United: America's Community Based Adaptive Sports Organization
Disabled Sports USA and Adaptive Sports USA join forces to become Move United, the nation's leading community-based adaptive sports organization.
Publish Date: 2020-05-05 - Updated: 2021-02-09

Rabat the Capital of Morocco to Host African Para Games
Rabat the capital of Morocco will host the first African Para Games next January in 2020.
Publish Date: 2019-04-02 - Updated: 2019-04-08

Portable Bocce Courts Could Expand Bocce Playing in Hong Kong
Inflatable bocce court introduced to Special Olympics athletes and coaches from Hong Kong is making the sport more accessible around the world.
Publish Date: 2018-10-15 - Updated: 2023-06-13

International Blind Sports Federation Paralympic Qualifier - Fort Wayne, IN - Summer 2019
Community leaders and representatives from the US Association of Blind athletes gathered to announce 2019 International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Goalball and Judo Paralympic Qualifying Competition which will be held in Fort Wayne, IN June 30 - July 10, 2019..
Publish Date: 2018-06-21

Turnstone Center Designated as Official Paralympic Training Site by US Olympic Committee
Community leaders and representatives from US Olympic Committee and US Association of Blind athletes announce official designation of Turnstone as a Paralympic Training Site for aspiring athletes.
Publish Date: 2018-05-21 - Updated: 2023-09-12

Turnstone Endeavor Games Concludes with National Records Broken
2nd Annual Turnstone Endeavor Games concludes in Fort Wayne, IN after welcoming 150 athletes and coaches from 17 states.
Publish Date: 2018-05-17

Goalball UK Trials Revolutionary Portable Goalball Goals
Newly-designed portable goalball goals could inspire blind athletes and help the sport of goalball to grow across the United Kingdom thanks to a trial supported by Goalball UK.
Publish Date: 2018-05-07 - Updated: 2018-10-15

Disability and Gender Equity in Sport
Canadian Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities Working Group on Gender Equity in Sport are leaders, innovators and influencers who are ready to advance the sport system in Canada.
Publish Date: 2018-04-25 - Updated: 2018-09-23

Registration Now Open for Turnstone Endeavor Games - April 20-22, 2018
Registration now open for Turnstone Endeavor Games, an opportunity for athletes with physical disabilities to participate in sporting events on a competitive level.
Publish Date: 2018-03-17 - Updated: 2018-06-20

IPC Approvals for Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024 Venues and Dates
The International Paralympic Committee Governing Board has approved the Tokyo 2020 road cycling venue and the dates for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.
Publish Date: 2018-03-07

Disabled Veterans, Volunteers and Therapists to Benefit from VA Grant to Disabled Sports USA
Over 1,000 disabled veterans, volunteers and therapists to benefit from 2018 Department of Veterans Affairs grant to Disabled Sports USA.
Publish Date: 2018-02-05 - Updated: 2018-03-15

International Paralympic Committee Key Decisions for Future Paralympic Games
IPC Governing Board concludes meetings in Bonn, Germany, having made a number of key decisions regarding PyeongChang 2018, Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.
Publish Date: 2018-01-28 - Updated: 2018-01-29

United States Disabled Open Golf Championship, Orlando, Florida - May 8-10th 2018
USDGA international golf tournament showcases golfers wiyh impairments such as amputees, wounded veterans, blind and partially sighted, special Olympians, stroke survivors, cerebral palsy, and others.
Publish Date: 2018-01-06 - Updated: 2018-03-15

World Para Athletics Classification Rules and Regulation Changes for 2018 Season
World Para Athletics is revising its Classification Rules and Regulations for the 2018 season, update and revision of the rules will come into effect on 1 January 2018.
Publish Date: 2017-10-25

2017 Veterans Wheelchair Games Cincinnati
The largest annual wheelchair sports event the 37th National Veterans Wheelchair Games comes to Cincinnati, Ohio on July 17-22.
Publish Date: 2017-07-14 - Updated: 2018-03-15

Nations to Receive Para Ice Hockey Equipment - Actualising the Dream Project
PyeongChang 2018 Actualising the Dream project grants Armenia, Netherlands, Australia and Kazakhstan Para ice hockey equipment.
Publish Date: 2017-07-07 - Updated: 2017-12-24

Athletes Warned About Consuming Clenbuterol in Meat Products
Clenbuterol is a substance banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency that is being used to increase growth in livestock and could be accidentally eaten by competing athletes.
Publish Date: 2017-06-21 - Updated: 2017-06-22

Inspirational Bradford Handcyclist Set to Take Up Germany Ride
Alana Walker, a partially paralysed 24-year-old, is set to take on handcycle challenge from UK to Germany.
Publish Date: 2017-05-20 - Updated: 2017-05-21

Kilimanjaro Climb Brought Together Athletes - Ten-Year Anniversary Recalls the Exceptional Achievement
Return to Kilimanjaro demonstrates athletes with disabilities can accomplish exceptional achievements.
Publish Date: 2016-12-30 - Updated: 2016-12-31

Paralympic Sports Names Rebranded by IPC
The new identities for each Para sport clearly depict the sport as well as impairments in the logos and competition emblems.
Publish Date: 2016-11-30

2017 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships Schedule
2017 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships taking place in Finsterau, Germany, from 10-19 February.
Publish Date: 2016-11-02

Quadriplegic Racecar Driver Takes on Pikes Peak in Semi-Autonomous Motorcar
Quadriplegic racecar driver tackles the hairpin turns of Pikes Peak race in the Arrow Electronics SAM car.
Publish Date: 2016-07-04

2017 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships Tarvisio, Italy
IPC Alpine Skiing announces 2017 Para Alpine Skiing World Championships will take place in Tarvisio, Italy, from 22-31 January.
Publish Date: 2016-05-13 - Updated: 2017-12-24

IPC Athletics Grand Prix - Canberra, Australia
Canberra IPC Athletics Grand Prix is first in series of nine events taking place around the world this year.
Publish Date: 2016-02-05

2016 National Veterans Wheelchair Games Open for Registration
2016 National Veterans Wheelchair Games Salt Lake City, UT from June 27 to July 2, registration open until April 15.
Publish Date: 2016-01-11

Doha 2015 Best IPC Athletics World Championships to Date
Doha 2015 Athletics World Championships conclude with dazzling fireworks display after 10-days of incredible action.
Publish Date: 2015-11-03 - Updated: 2020-12-06

Doha 2015 Launches My Incredible Story - IPC Athletics World Championships
First in a series of five films tells the story of Terezinha Guilhermina's remarkable journey from poverty to Paralympic hero.
Publish Date: 2015-09-10 - Updated: 2020-12-06

Charlotte, North Carolina Selected for 2016 U.S. Paralympic Team Trials
Charlotte, North Carolina has been selected as the site of the 2016 U.S. Paralympic Team Trials for cycling, swimming and track and field.
Publish Date: 2015-07-31

International Paralympic Committee 2015 - 2018 Plan
IPC publishes Strategic Plan to consolidate growth of Paralympic Games, increase participation in para-sport and improve recognition and value of Paralympic brand.
Publish Date: 2015-06-26 - Updated: 2015-11-18

Improving Access for Disabled at Sports Stadiums
UK government calling on disabled sports fans to share experiences of viewing live sport at stadiums and sports grounds across Britain.
Publish Date: 2015-01-05

Adaptive Sports Organizations to Serve Disabled Veterans Through VA Grant to Disabled Sports USA
Severely disabled veterans benefiting from winter sports rehabilitation programs through $500,000 Department of Veterans Affairs Adaptive Sports Grant.
Publish Date: 2014-12-31 - Updated: 2023-09-14

National Wheelchair Basketball Association Receives 2014 Sports-Travel Award
NWBA announced as recipient of 2014 Sports-Travel Award, Best Amateur Single Sport Event, for National Wheelchair Basketball Championships in Louisville, Kentucky.
Publish Date: 2014-11-26 - Updated: 2016-09-23

2014-15 Alpine Skiing World Championships Athletes
Athletes to watch for 2014-15 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships, Panorama, Canada, from 28 Feb - 10 March.
Publish Date: 2014-11-25

Technology in Para-sport Growth - IPC President
IPC President praises the role information and communication technologies play in engaging global audiences in para-sport.
Publish Date: 2014-11-25 - Updated: 2017-12-24

IPC President Stresses Importance of Para-sport in Rehabilitation
Sport and physical activity must play a major role in recovery from serious illness or injury.
Publish Date: 2014-11-17

IPC Alpine Skiing 2014 - 2015 Season Calendar
IPC Alpine Skiing announce season calendar featuring World and Europa Cups ahead of the 2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in Panorama, Canada.
Publish Date: 2014-11-06 - Updated: 2016-03-26

Dubai 2016: IPC Athletics Asia-Oceania Championships
IPC Athletics announces Dubai, United Arab Emirates, will stage first ever IPC Athletics Asia-Oceania Championships between 3-8 March 2016.
Publish Date: 2014-10-28

Alpine Skiing Snowboard Sport Classes to be Split - IPC
IPC Alpine Skiing announces classification for lower-limb impaired snowboarders will be split into two sport classes.
Publish Date: 2014-10-27

2015 London IPC Athletics Marathon World Championships
IPC Athletics announces 2015 IPC Athletics Marathon World Championships will be held in London, Great Britain, on 26 April in association with Virgin Money London Marathon.
Publish Date: 2014-10-23

Paralympics Track and Field High School All-Americans 2014
U.S. Paralympics announces the 2014 U.S. Paralympics Track and Field High School All-Americans.
Publish Date: 2014-09-16

Adventure Team Challenge in Colorado
Adventure Team Challenge 2014 Challenge three-stage outdoor event at Rancho del Rio resort northwest of Vail on September 12 to 14th.
Publish Date: 2014-08-25 - Updated: 2021-11-13

National Veterans Wheelchair Games - Veterans Arriving in Philadelphia
U.S. disabled veteran wheelchair athletes are arriving in Philadelphia for 34th National Veterans Wheelchair Games held August 12th to 17th.
Publish Date: 2014-08-06

Visually Impaired Shooting Demonstration Suhl 2014
IPC Shooting has invited visually impaired athletes to take part in demonstration event during 2014 IPC Shooting World Championships Suhl Germany.
Publish Date: 2014-06-14

Sainsbury's UK School Games - Disability Sports
This years Sainsbury UK School Games hosted by Sheffield will see a number of disability sport demonstration events in judo cycling and sitting volleyball.
Publish Date: 2011-09-01

Hood to Coast Relay Race for Service Members with Disability
A team of U.S. service members severely injured in Iraq and Afghanistan will compete in Oregon 2011 Hood to Coast Relay race.
Publish Date: 2011-08-22 - Updated: 2021-05-19

Disabled Volleyball World Cup
German team wins the Disabled Volleyball World Cup at the landmark Olympic stadium in Phnom Penh July 29 2011.
Publish Date: 2011-08-01 - Updated: 2023-06-23

Sudden Death Syndrome in Young Athletes
When a high school athlete drops dead the rare but fatal condition called sudden death syndrome dominates the headlines.
Publish Date: 2011-04-23

Inclusive Sports Event a Success
Initiative designed to make sport accessible to any-body no matter what their ability or past experience.
Publish Date: 2011-04-05

Inspiring Sport for All Event Gets Olympic Backing
Any-Body Month will encourage people to get fit and try new sports whatever their capabilities.
Publish Date: 2011-02-23

2011 Canada Winter Games in Halifax Open
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper opens Canada Winter Games in Halifax Nova Scotia Canada.
Publish Date: 2011-02-13

Dodge Brand Teams Up with Challenged Athletes Foundation
The Dodge brand today announced its partnership with the Challenged Athletes Foundation.
Publish Date: 2010-10-20

Soldiers to the Summit of Labouche East Mountain
Soldiers to the Summit brings veterans who suffered injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan on an expedition that passes through Nepal to attempt to summit the peak of Labouche East.
Publish Date: 2010-10-03

Paralympic Swimmer Tucker Dupree Wins Five Medals
Tucker Dupree a Paralympic Swimmer wins Silver Medal and four Bronze at 2010 International Paralympic Committee Swimming World Championships in Eindhoven Netherlands.
Publish Date: 2010-08-30

Former President George W. Bush Provides Encouragement to Disabled Veterans Embarking on Himalayan Climb
Injured soldiers to join Erik Weihenmeyer in mountain climb marking anniversary of historic summiting of Mt. Everest.
Publish Date: 2010-08-06 - Updated: 2016-06-13

2010 Boiling Point Wheelchair Track Classic
Government of Canada Supports the 2010 Boiling Point Wheelchair Track Classic.
Publish Date: 2010-07-10

Athletes Overcome Disabilities to Compete in Extreme Outdoor Challenge
In the Rocky Mountains of Colorado Adventure TEAM Challenge incorporates rafting hiking climbing and biking.
Publish Date: 2010-06-24 - Updated: 2010-07-09

2010 World Cup in International Sign Language
Video reports from all 64 matches of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa will be broadcast in International Sign on
Publish Date: 2010-06-22

Greater Toledo Aquatic Club Disability Open
Greater Toledo Aquatic Club Disability Open Coming Next Week.
Publish Date: 2010-05-08

United Nations International Day of Disabled Persons - World Record Sky Diving
Three world records and the first disability sky diving team in world history.
Publish Date: 2009-12-19 - Updated: 2010-09-26

Paraplegic Chris Waddell Climbs Mount Kilimanjaro
Paraplegic Chris Waddell became the first paraplegic to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Publish Date: 2009-10-03 - Updated: 2016-12-30

Blind Texan From Germany To Challenge 6 day Ultra-marathon Record
Jeffrey Taylor Norris a blind runner from Texas takes part in the 6 day Run for your Childrens Sake charity race in Gothenburg Sweden.
Publish Date: 2009-08-29

Crossing the Indian Ocean with a Disability
First disabled woman to not only row across the Indian but to have rowed across 2 oceans.
Publish Date: 2009-08-16

The Able Disabled: European Para Equestrian Championship
The European Para Equestrian Championship is only held every 4 years with riders from 23 countries participating in 2010.
Publish Date: 2009-07-31 - Updated: 2016-03-18

AMS Vans Spotlights Atlanta Wolfpack
AMS Vans has chosen to highlight the Atlanta Wolfpack top competitors in wheelchair events in the South East.
Publish Date: 2009-07-02 - Updated: 2013-06-14

North Pole to be Made Wheelchair Accessible
David Shannon and Christopher Watkins are preparing an expedition to the North Pole and will plant a Wheelchair Access Parking sign on the North Pole with a United Nations Canadian and Ontario flag.
Publish Date: 2009-03-30 - Updated: 2018-10-10

Mt. Washington Wraps Up Nordic Skiing World Cup
Biathlon and Cross-Country Skiing World Cup Finals finished its run on the slopes of Mt. Washington in Canada.
Publish Date: 2009-03-17 - Updated: 2017-12-24

USA Judo Will Host Blind Judo Athletes at Sr. National Judo Championships San Diego
USA Judo will host Blind Judo at the Senior National Judo Championships in San Diego on April 16-19-2009.
Publish Date: 2009-02-26 - Updated: 2010-07-11

Paraplegic Angela Madsen Joins Crew Attempting to Row Across Indian Ocean
Paraplegic Angela Madsen who rowed across the Atlantic joins 8 person crew in effort to break records attempting to row across the Indian Ocean.
Publish Date: 2009-02-12 - Updated: 2010-06-27

Blind Explorer Reaches South Pole
A blind athlete from Northern Ireland has reached the South Pole becoming the first blind person to ever do so.
Publish Date: 2009-01-27

Vuokatti Ready for IPC Biathlon and Cross Country Skiing Champs
Starting 23 January 2009 the Biathlon and Cross Country Skiing World Championships will take place in Vuokatti Finland.
Publish Date: 2009-01-19 - Updated: 2009-02-13

The Weather Network Propels Para-Alpine Olympic Hopeful
The Weather Network announces a sponsorship agreement with Viviane Forest a visually impaired Canadian para-alpine skier.
Publish Date: 2009-01-17 - Updated: 2017-12-24

Paraplegic Woman to Row across Indian Ocean
Long Beach rowing enthusiast Angela Madsen intent on setting speed record for rowing crossing the Indian Ocean.
Publish Date: 2008-12-12 - Updated: 2009-02-12

Wheelchair Back Flip Video - Aaron Fotheringham
Video of Aaron Fotheringham the first person in history to do a backflip somersault in a wheelchair.
Publish Date: 2008-08-31 - Updated: 2016-09-23

Ocean Rowing for Disabled Rowers
The Paralympics Committee have just announced they are including Rowing as one of the new events in the Paralympics 2008.
Publish Date: 2008-01-01 - Updated: 2008-12-11

Autism Awareness Ribbons Freddie Flintoff and Mahela Jayawardene
Autism Awareness Ribbons were presented to the England captain Freddie Flintoff and Sri Lankan test skipper Mahela Jayawardene during the first test match at Lords.
Publish Date: 2008-01-01 - Updated: 2008-12-11

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