Boccia

Santos leads way as Brazil dominate Boccia World Open in Montreal

By Nick Butler

Maciel Santos replicated the form he showed in winning gold at London 2012 ©Getty ImagesLondon 2012 Paralympic champion Maciel Santos was in fine form at the BisFed World Open boccia competition in Montreal as he edged Slovakian rival Robert Mezik to win a tense final in the BC2 category. 

BISFed signs 10-year partnership deal with sports management firm Sport:80

By Gary Anderson

January 8 - Boccia governing body BISFed has signed a long-term partnership deal with Sport:80 ©Getty Images Sports management company Sport:80 has signed a 10-year partnership agreement with the Boccia International Sports Federation (BISFed) which will see it build and maintain a bespoke membership management and events system for the organisation.

Hosts left disappointed again at Asia Oceania Boccia Championships

By Paul Osborne

Australia were left disappointed at the 2013 Asia-Oceania Boccia ChampionshipsOctober 24 - Australia were left disappointed at the 2013 Asia Oceania Boccia Championships in Sydney after failing to progress to the semi-finals in any of the BC1/BC2 Team, BC3 Pairs and BC4 Pairs classifications.

Home athletes fail to make finals at Asia and Oceania Boccia Championships

By Emily Goddard

Yuansen Zheng knocked Jean-Paul La Fontaine out of the quarterfinals at the 2013 Asia and Oceania Boccia ChampionshipsOctober 23 - Australia are out of contention for the medals at the 2013 Asia and Oceania Boccia Championships as the three remaining home athletes were knocked out of the quarterfinals today.

Home athletes poised for quarter-final berths at Asia Oceania Boccia Championships in Sydney

By Gary Anderson

October 22 - Daniel Michel is one of five Australian athletes poised for the quarter-finals at the Asia Oceania Boccia Championships in SydneyAfter two days play at the Asia Oceania Boccia Championships in the Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre, five Australian players are in prime position to make the quarter-final stages of the Rio 2016 qualifying tournament.

Asia and Oceania Boccia Championships set to get underway at Sydney Olympic Park

By Gary Anderson

October 20 -2013 Asia and Oceania Boccia Championships take place at the Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre Top players will descend on the Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre tomorrow for the 2013 Asia and Oceania Boccia Championships, one of the qualifying tournaments for Rio 2016.

Boccia athletes from nine countries set to take part in 2013 Americas Cup

By Gary Anderson

August 2 - Boccia EventA total of 78 competitors from nine different countries are set to compete at the 2013 Boccia Americas Cup tournament which is taking place in Kansas City starting tomorrow.

Macedo takes IPC Athlete of the Month crown after gold winning performance at Boccia European Championships

By Emily Goddard

Jose MacedoJuly 11 - Portugal's Jose Macedo has been named as the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athlete of the Month for June after securing 59 per cent of the public's vote.

Three golds apiece for Portugal and Britain at European Boccia Championships

By Emily Goddard

David Smith 2013 Boccia eurosJune 26 - Britain and home nation Portugal led the medal count with three golds apiece as Greece, Hungary, the Netherlands and Slovakia also took home prizes at the 2013 European Boccia Championships in Guimarães.
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