Goalball

Goalball UK "surprised and disappointed" after funding appeal rejected

By Paul Osborne

Goalball UK say they are "surprised and disappointed" over UK Sports decision to reject their funding appeal ©Goalball UKMarch 20 - Goalball UK has claimed it is "surprised and disappointed" at UK Sports decision to reject their appeal to stop funding the GB women's team as the elite funding body's announcement continues to sink in across the country.

Goalball UK set to appeal funding cut

By Paul Osborne

Goalball UK has said it will appeal UK Sport's decision to withdraw its Olympic funding ©Getty ImagesFebruary 21 - Goalball UK has announced that it will appeal UK Sport's decision to withdraw the funding for the women's goalball team following its Annual Investment Review earlier this month.

Goalball UK chief "disappointed" by UK Sport funding snub

By Paul Osborne

Mike Reilly, Goalball UK chief executive, has expressed his disappointment at UK Sport's decision to cut the sport's funding ©Getty ImagesFebruary 5 - Mike Reilly, chief executive of Goalball UK, has admitted he has been left "disappointed" by UK Sport's decision to withdraw the £1 million ($1.6 million/€1.2 million) worth of funding for the Paralympic discipline in the nation.

IBSA holds official draw for 2014 Goalball World Championships

By Emily Goddard

The pools have been announced for 2014 IBSA Goalball World Championships in Finland ©IBSADecember 12 - The draw for the 2014 International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Goalball World Championships has taken place in Helsinki, launching the official countdown to the showpiece event, set to take place in the Finnish city of Espoo.

Algeria cement continental dominance with crushing win at African Goalball Championships

By Nick Butler

After representing the continent at London 2012, Algeria have underlined their domination of African goalball ©Getty ImagesDecember 8 - Algeria swept aside Egypt in the final of the African Goalball Championships in Nairobi to underline their status as the leading team in the continent.

Action heating up ahead of medal rounds at African Goalball Championships

By Nick Butler

The Championships provides a chance for African teams to improve their level ahead of future events including the Rio 2016 Paralympics ©Getty ImagesDecember 5 - Algeria, Morocco, Rwanda and Egypt will contest the semi-finals of the African Goalball Championships in Nairobi after three days of highly competitive round robin action.

Algeria firm favourites to win African Goalball Championships

By Paul Osborne

The IBSA African Championships are about to get underway in Nairobi ©IBSANovember 30 - The men's Algerian goalball team will be looking to qualify for the 2014 World Championships as they travel to Nairobi for the final continental tournament of the year as strong favourites for the title next week.

Iran and China take gold at IBSA Asia Pacific Goalball Championships

By Paul Osborne

Iran and China took gold at the IBSA Asia Pacific Goalball Championships on Sunday ©Getty ImagesNovember 17 - Iran and China came out on top at the International Blind Sports Federation's (IBSA) Asia Pacific Goalball Championships today at the final matches in Beijing.

Australia return to international goalball stage as they head to IBSA Asia Pacific Championships

By Paul Osborne

Australia's men's and women's goalball teams will travel to Beijing for the IBSA Asia Pacific Goalball Championships todayNovember 11 - Australia will return to the goalball world stage this week as their men's and women's teams travel to Beijing to compete in the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Asia Pacific Goalball Championships.
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