Japan stole the gold medal from hosts and defending champions Australia in incredible final of the Wheelchair Rugby World Cup by 62-61.
Wheelchair Rugby News
Japan are set to face hosts Australia in the final of the Wheelchair Rugby World Championship after upsetting the United States in their last-four encounter today.
Hosts Australia, Japan, United States and Great Britain booked the semi-final spots as group action concluded at the Wheelchair Rugby World Championship in Sydney.
Great Britain and France are poised for a huge Group B showdown at the Wheelchair Rugby World Championship tomorrow with both sides now on a record of three victories and a defeat.
Canada suffered another surprise defeat on day two of the Wheelchair Rugby World Championship in Sydney.
Hosts and defending champions Australia began the Wheelchair Rugby World Championship in emphatic style by thrashing New Zealand 66-36 in Sydney.
Hosts Australia will become the first team in wheelchair rugby history to hold two Paralympic gold medals and two world title at the same time if they win the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) World Championships which are due to start in Sydney tomorrow.
The Australian wheelchair rugby team have been presented with their jerseys for the 2018 International Wheelchair Rugby Federation’s Wheelchair Rugby World Championships, due to start at the Sydney Olympic Park Complex on Sunday (August 5) and run until August 10.
International Wheelchair Rugby Federation to auction custom made chair at Sydney World Championships
The International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) will auction off a custom made VESCO competition standard chair after the gold medal match at the 2018 Wheelchair Rugby World Championships in Sydney, the organisation has announced.
Australia have selected their squad for next month's Wheelchair Rugby World Championship as they bid to become the first host nation to win the event.
The International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) has announced that the recently published revision to the ball holder rule will be rescinded for its 2018 World Championship in Sydney, and replaced by the previous rule.
Australian rugby sevens Olympian Evania Pelite has been appointed as an event ambassador for next month's Wheelchair Rugby World Championship in Sydney.
Ireland's Alan Lynch has been handed a two-year suspension by the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) for violating classification rules.
Duncan Campbell has become the first person to be inducted into the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation's (IWRF) Hall of Fame.
Lahti in Finland will host Division B of the 2018 International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) European Championships , it has been announced.