Loughborough University are carrying out an independent research project on the manufacture and testing of boccia balls for competition.
Great Britain beat Slovakia to successfully defend their BC1/BC2 team title at the 2015 Boccia European Team and Pairs Championships in Guildford, England, and secure qualification for next year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Hosts Great Britain are on course to defend their BC1/BC2 team and BC4 pairs titles at the 2015 Boccia European Team and Pairs Championships in Guildford, England, after qualifying from the round-robin stage in both events.
Competition schedules for the 2015 Boccia European Team and Pairs Championships has been released ahead of the tournament, which is due to commence tomorrow at the Surrey Sports Park in Guildford, England.
Portugal enjoyed multiple successes at the 2015 Boccia World Open as they claimed three gold medals at the event held in Poznan, Poland.
Thailand retain world title as hosts have to settle for bronze at 2015 Boccia Asia and Oceania Team and Pairs Championships
Defending world champions Thailand secured a comfortable team victory in the 2015 Boccia Asia and Oceania Team and Pairs Championships team event thanks to an unbeaten performance in Hong Kong.
The 2016 Boccia World Individual Championships will take place in Beijing, the Boccia International Sports Federation (BISFed) has announced.
The Canadian Cerebral Palsy Sports Association (CCPSA) has announced their 10-strong boccia team for the Parapan American Games in Toronto, which includes world number one and Paralympic bronze medallist Marco Dispaltro.
London 2012 Paralympic boccia bronze medallist Josh Vander Vies of Canada has announced his retirement from the sport after an 11-year long career.
Hosts Canada claimed a trio of medals at the Boccia Americas Team and Pairs Championships in Montreal, where competing countries had the first opportunity to gain ranking points ahead of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Guildford in the United Kingdom is preparing to host the first ever Boccia European Team and Pairs Championships this year where the continent's best players will battle it out for qualification to next year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
The Canadian Boccia Championships have got underway with a gold medal for Gio Desero at the Abilities Centre in Whitby, Ontario.
A new organisational structure has been unveiled by the Boccia International Sports Federation (BISFed) in order to focus on the most important areas of work and to spread the workload more evenly.
Boccia New Zealand have announced the resignation of director of boccia Luke Moriss, a key figure credited with successfully developing the Paralympic sport in the country.