Summer Sports

Brazil edges closer to successful title defence at IBSA Blind Football World Championship

By Emily Goddard

Spain and South Korea drew 0-0 in dismal weather conditions at the IBSA Blind Football World Championship ©IBSA/FacebookReigning champions Brazil edged closer to successfully defending their title at the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football World Championship with a victory over China in Tokyo.

Australian Paralympic champion attempting 24-hour tennis marathon for charity

By Nick Butler

Wheelchair tennis star Dylan Alcott is attempting to play for 24 hours straight for charity ©Getty ImagesAustralian wheelchair tennis star Dylan Alcott is seeking to play for a world record 24 consecutive hours in a bid to raise money for two charities that helped him as a child.

Mexico City replaces Guadalajara as host of 2015 IPC Powerlifting Americas Open Championships

By Paul Osborne

Mexico City has replaced Guadalajara as host city for the 2015 IPC Powerlifting Americas Open Championships ©Getty ImagesMexico City is set to host the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Powerlifting Americas Open Championships, replacing the original host city of Guadalajara.

Argentina, Paraguay and Japan through to IBSA Blind Football World Championship second round

By Emily Goddard

It was Japan 1, France 1 in the final group A match of the IBSA Blind Football World Championship ©IBSA/FacebookArgentina, Paraguay and Japan are all through to the second round of the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football World Championship following victories in Tokyo.

Hogg and Steadman win British Triathlon Para-Triathlete of the Year awards

By Paul Osborne

Phill Hogg picked up the British Male  Para-triathlete of the Year award ©British TriathlonPhil Hogg and Lauren Steadman have been named British Male and Female Para-triathletes of the Year at the 2014 British Triathlon Awards in Loughborough.

Holders Brazil book place in knockout phase of IBSA Blind Football World Championship

By Daniel Etchells

Brazil made it two wins out of two with victory against Colombia ©IBSAReigning champions Brazil secured their place in the second stage of the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football World Championship after a 3-1 win against Colombia in Tokyo.

South American favourites register opening game victories at IBSA Blind Football World Championship

By Daniel Etchells

Brazil opened their world title defence with a 1-0 win against Turkey ©IBSATournament favourites Brazil and Argentina got their campaigns off to a winning start at the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football World Championship in Tokyo.

Zambian Government steps in to support aspiring Para-athletes

By Nick Butler

The National Paralympic Committee of Zambia has benefited from Government support to finance a pre-competition training camp ©NPC ZambiaZambia's Government has been praised for providing financial support for five young Para-athletes to attend an international competition.

Hosts Japan make winning start at IBSA Blind Football World Championship

By Daniel Etchells

Japan and Paraguay line up before their encounter ©IBSAHost nation Japan beat Paraguay in the opening match of the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football World Championship in Tokyo today.  
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