Loano prepares for start of 2017 INAS World Basketball Champs

20th November 2017

Credit: Hamish Patterson

 

Men’s and women’s teams from Australia, Portugal, Poland, France, Japan and Egypt have arrived in Loano, Italy, for the 2017 International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport (INAS) World Basketball Championships which get underway on Tuesday (21 November).


 

Vila Real expecting ‘good memories and achievements’ at swimming Champs

17th November 2017
A swimmer, Felipe Caltran Vila Real, emerges from the water

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Brazilian Paralympian Felipe Caltran Vila Real has spoken of his excitement for the 2017 INAS Swimming Championships which get underway in Aguascalientes, Mexico, on 28 November.

The 20-year-old made his Paralympic debut at his home Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. Whilst he did not make the podium he is still looking to build on the experience.


 

INAS holds eligibility workshop to grow sport in China

15th November 2017

A group of psychologists and INAS representatives pose for a picture

Representatives from the International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport (INAS) held an eligibility workshop on Wednesday (15 November) in Guangzhou, China, as part of a bid to grow sport in the country.


 

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14th November 2017

 

Wayne Bird awarded Life Membership of Sport Inclusion Australia

8th November 2017

Logo of Sport Inclusion Australia

By Sport Inclusion Australia

Sport Inclusion Australia President Wayne Bird has been awarded Life Membership of the International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport (INAS) member organisation.


 

Female athletes with an intellectual impairment targeted through new campaign

2nd November 2017
A female athlete celebrates winning gold

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The International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport (INAS) will target potential athletes through a new campaign which aims to attract more women into sport.

#WeAreSport will recruit up to 20 current athletes to receive training in traditional and digital media techniques. This will help them to raise their profile and cement their place as role models for the next generation.


 

Preview: Biggest gathering of swimmers since Rio 2016 set for November

1st November 2017

A photo montage of athletes with intellectual impairments

Three International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport (INAS) Championships will see more of the world’s best athletes go for medals in November.

2017 INAS Swimming Championships

With 150 athletes from 20 countries, the competition will be the biggest gathering of swimmers since the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.


 

‘Successful’ site visit for football World Championships

26th October 2017

Football for athletes with an intellectual impairment

A ‘successful’ site visit to Karlstad, Sweden, the host city of the 2018 International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport (INAS) World Football Championships, has taken place.

INAS Football Committee Chairperson John Ball returned from the visit optimistic of a great Championships between 2-18 August.


 

Germany dominate at 2017 World Championships for Judoka

25th October 2017
Two female judoka fighting

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By German NPC and German Judo Federation

Hosts Germany put in an incredible performance at the 2017 World Championships for Judoka in Cologne between 21-22 October, winning seven titles, 17 silver and 17 bronze medals at the first edition of the event.


 

#SupportTheBest: List of auction lots grows

24th October 2017

A flyer for an auction in support of the world's best athletes with an intellectual impairment

Just under one month away from its #SupportTheBest dinner and auction in Sheffield, Great Britain, on 23 November, the International Federation for Intellectual Impairment Sport (INAS) has given a glimpse of the list of items to be sold.