Goalball

High profile Lithuanians try out goalball as country prepares to host European Championships

By Liam Morgan

Double Olympic discus champion Virgilijus Alekna was one of the famous sportsmen to try their hand at goalball ©Getty ImagesFamous Lithuanian sportsmen, politicians and leaders in the arts have tried their hand at goalball for the first time at an event organised to promote the sport ahead of the 2015 International Blind Sports Association (IBSA) Goalball European Championships in Kaunas in July.

Räsänen named new chairman of IBSA Goalball

By Paul Osborne

Kari Räsänen has been appointed chairman of IBSA Goalball ©IBSAFinland's Kari Räsänen has been appointed chairman of International Blind Sport Federation (IBSA) Goalball.

Lithuanian President expresses support for European Goalball Championships

By Nick Butler

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite has expressed her support for the European Goalball Championships ©AFP/Getty ImagesNext July's International Blind Sport Federation European Goalball Championships in Kaunas have received a ringing endorsement from Lithuanian President, Dalia Grybauskaite.

Hangzhou to host 2015 IBSA Asia Pacific Goalball Championships

By Daniel Etchells

Hangzhou will host the 2015 IBSA Asia Pacific Goalball Championships ©Getty ImagesChinese city Hangzhou will host the 2015 International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Asia Pacific Goalball Championships, following on from the success of the 2013 edition in Beijing., it has been announced.

IBSA in search for new Goalball Committee chairman

By Paul Osborne

The IBSA are looking for a new IBSA Goalball Committee chairman ©Getty ImagesThe International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) has begun the search for a new chairman for the Goalball Committee.

Algeria to host 2015 IBSA Goalball African Championships

By Gary Anderson

The 2015 Goalball African Championships will take place in Algerian capital Algiers ©Algerian Paralympic CommitteeAlgeria has been awarded next year's International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Goalball African Championships, it has been announced.

Japan's women's goalball team set for stern test at 2014 Asian Para Games, says general manager

By Daniel Etchells

Japan celebrate winning the women's goalball final against China at the London 2012 Paralympic Games ©Getty ImagesJapan's women's goalball team general manager Naoki Eguro believes the standard of competition within the sport has improved significantly since his team's triumph at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

Denmark and Slovenia take top honours at IBSA Goalball European Championships

By Gary Anderson

Danish players celebrate after clinching the women's European Goalball B crown in Budapest ©Cseh Peter/MKSZ The gold medals at the International Blind Sports Federation Goalball European Championships Men & Women B were claimed by Denmark and Slovenia after impressive performances on the final day of action in Budapest.

Double delight for Sweden at IBSA Goalball European Championships as final places secured

By Gary Anderson

Sweden will contest both the men's and women's finals at the IBSA Goalball European Championships ©Kalocsai RichárdSweden have secured a place in the finals of both the men's and women's competitions at the International Blind Sports Federation Goalball European Championships Men & Women B in Budapest.
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