Iran made a winning start to the Blind Football Asian Championships in Pattaya, cruising to victory over Malaysia.
Defending champions China will clash once again with Paralympic silver medallists Iran at the Blind Football Asian Championships in Pattaya.
Spain were crowned winners of the Blind Football European Championships by beating France in Rome.
Hosts Italy finished sixth at the International Blind Sports Association (IBSA) European Championships after suffering a heavy defeat to reigning champions Russia.
Spain and France secured a place at next year's Paralympic Games in Tokyo by reaching the final of the Blind Football European Championships in Rome.
There will be a new name on the Blind Football European Championships trophy, after France and Turkey joined England and Spain in the semi-finals.
England and Spain are both one match away from the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, having secured their places in the semi-finals of the Blind Football European Championships in Rome.
England came from a goal down to draw 1-1 with defending champions Russia at the Blind Football European Championships in Rome and boost their chances of a semi-final place.
Defending champions Russia regained momentum today after their opening defeat at the Blind Football European Championships in Rome, defeating Greece 4-0.
Defending champions Russia lost their opening match as the Blind Football European Championships began in Rome today.
Russia are favourites to defend their title at the Blind Football European Championships which begin tomorrow in Rome.
Japan's blind football captain Ryo Kawamura hopes the sport will grow in popularity after the country hosts the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
The International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football Committee and Zimbabwe Paralympic Committee (ZNPC) have staged a blind football workshop.
The International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) is to hold a review of its partially sighted football rules before the World Championships take place this December.
Former Spanish soccer star Andrés Iniesta has featured in a special Tokyo 2020 video to mark the launch of the ticket lottery for the Paralympic Games on August 22 and the one-year-to-go countdown to the Paralympic Games, due to begin on August 25 next year.