Wheelchair Rugby

New European wheelchair rugby tournament structure announced for Rio 2016

By Gary Anderson

The IWRF has announced a new divisional structure to determine European qualification for Rio 2016 ©Getty ImagesThe International Wheelchair Rugby Federation has announced a new divisional structure in Europe that will include three fully sanctioned tournaments with the aim of allowing countries the opportunity to progress to the top division and a chance to qualify for Rio 2016. 

Brazil take top spot at Big Maximus Championships to secure qualification to Toronto 2015

By Paul Osborne

Brazil have won the 2014 Big Maximus Championships in Niteroi, Brazil ©Chelsea Jerome/IWRFBrazil have secured qualification to the wheelchair rugby event at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games after winning the Big Maximus Championships in Niteroi.

Australia secure Wheelchair Rugby World Championship title with win over Canada

By Paul Osborne

Australia have won the IWRF World Championship title ©IWRF/Brian MouridsenAustralia have won the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) World Championship title with a convincing 67-56 victory over Canada in Odense, Denmark.

Overtime win sees Canada defeat US to set up final with Australia at Wheelchair Rugby World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Canada secured a World Championship final spot with a dramatic win over the United States ©Brian Mouridsen/Danish NPCA dramatic overtime victory against reigning champions the United States saw Canada reach the final of the Wheelchair Rugby World Championships, where they will meet Australia, after they saw off Japan at the Arena Fyn in Odense, Denmark.

Australia and the United States emerge unbeaten as semi-final line-up decided in Odense

By Gary Anderson

The United States proved much too strong for Japan in their Group B decider in Odense ©Brian Mouridsen/Danish NPCDefending champions the United States and reigning Paralympic gold medallists Australia confirmed their status as the top two sides at the Wheelchair Rugby World Championships as both emerged with victories over their main group rivals in Odense, Denmark.

Canada scrape past Great Britain to remain unbeaten at Wheelchair Rugby World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Canada remain one of four sides unbeaten at the Wheelchair Rugby World Championships ©Gitte Thordahl Jespersen/Danish NPCCanada overcame Great Britain by a single point in extra time to remain one of four sides with 100 per cent records at the Wheelchair Rugby World Championships in Odense, Denmark.

Top seeds dominate at Wheelchair Rugby World Championships

By Paul Osborne

Top seeds have recorded convincing wins on day three of the Wheelchair Rugby World Championships ©Brian Mouridsen/IWRFIt was another straightforward day for the top seeds in Odense, Denmark today with the United States, Japan, Australia and Canada all securing wins on day three of International Wheelchair Rugby Federation World Championships.

Top seeds secure convincing wins on day two of Wheelchair Rugby World Championships

By Paul Osborne

Top seeds got off to winning ways at the IWRF World Championships in Denmark ©Brian Mouridsen/IWRFTop seeds got their campaigns off with a bang today as the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia all recorded opening wins on the second day of the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation World Championships in Odense, Denmark.

Hosts Denmark open up with win at Wheelchair Rugby World Championships

By Gary Anderson

Denmark and New Zealand got the Wheelchair Rugby World Championships in Odense underway ©Brian Mouridsen/Danish NPCHosts Denmark got their Wheelchair Rugby World Championships campaign off to an impressive start with a 52-43 win over Belgium, while New Zealand saw off France on the opening day of action in Odense.
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