Boccia International Sports Federation (BISFed) President David Hadfield has outlined a number of significant milestones for the world governing body in 2018 as it aims to continue the sport’s development.
Summer Paralympic Sports
Olympic silver medallist Peter Elliott has joined the Board of Goalball UK, it has been announced.
The International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) has announced that Nottwil, Switzerland, will host the 2018 World Championship Qualification Tournament.
World Shooting Para Sport has announced that Lonato, Italy, will host the first World Championships in Para trap, which will take place next year from October 2 to 7.
Three-time Paralympic champion Sherif Osman of Egypt has been elected as the first World Para Powerlifting athlete liaison.
France's Marion Candelier was the outstanding performer at the International Sports Federation for Persons with Intellectual Disability World Cross-Country Championships in Epernay.
Five swimmers have been elected to the newly-established World Para Swimming Athletes’ Advisory Group, it has been announced.
Nigeria's Paul Kehinde broke the world record to secure the men's up to 65 kilograms title on the final day of the Para Powerlifting World Championships in Mexico City.
World Para Powerlifting have moved their 2019 World Championships from Almaty to Kazakhstan's capital Astana, it has been announced.
Jessica Long finished the World Para Swimming Championships with nine gold medals as the American swimmer earned three titles on the final day of competition in Mexico City.
China's Tan Yujiao and Ye Jixiong celebrated gold on the fifth day of the World Para Powerlifting Championships in Mexico City.
Naomi Somellera delighted the home crowd at the Para Swimming World Championships in Mexico City by earning a dramatic gold in the women's S7 50 metres butterfly event.
Italy secured multiple gold medals on the third day of the Para Swimming World Championships in Mexico City.
Japan won three more gold medals on the final day of the International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport (Inas) Swimming World Championships in Aguascalientes.
Alfie Hewett became the first British winner of the men's singles title at the NEC Wheelchair Masters as he cruised to a straight sets victory over Paralympic champion and compatriot Gordon Reid in Loughborough.