Medical expert sought for INAS Committee (voluntary)

18th March 2017

INAS would like to hear from medical practitioners, ideally with a background in sport, to join the INAS Anti-Doping and Medical Committee. The voluntary role will advise on all medical matters relating to the safe and fair inclusion of athletes with an intellectual disability in sport.



Czech Republic to host 2017 INAS World Table Tennis Championships

7th March 2017

INAS is pleased to announce that the 2017 INAS World Table Tennis Championships will be held in the Czech Republic, in the historic city of Hradec Kralove.

The event takes place between October 21st and 29th 2017 and the entry process will open shortly.



INAS Swimming Committee Members (voluntary)

10th February 2017

INAS is currently seeking members of the INAS Swimming Committee from Asia, Oceania and Africa.



Fundraising & Marketing Board Members sought…

30th January 2017


In 2015 we founded the INAS Fundraising & Marketing Board – a small group of influential business leaders and specialists who work with us to shape our income-generation, marketing and communication activities by opening the doors to potential sponsors and donors and advise on campaigns, digital marketing and promotion.



INAS Athletics Youth Challenge event launched

17th January 2017

Inas_athletics__ident whiteINAS Athletics is pleased to confirm that the forthcoming INAS Athletics Championships will feature a new ‘Youth Challenge’ event. The competition, specifically for younger athletes, is part of INAS strategic objective to grow participation and is the first step towards an INAS Athletics Youth Championships in the future.



2017 INAS Awards – nominations open

4th January 2017

Inas_awards_blk_rectNominations are now open for the 2017 INAS Awards, recognising the outstanding achievements of para-athletes with an intellectual disability and those who work tirelessly to support them.

Award Categories include:
  • The Marie Little Best Female Athlete Award
  • Best Male Athlete Award


INAS and FIH sign long-term agreement

21st December 2016

inas-mouThe International Hockey Federation (FIH) has agreed a long-term partnership with INAS aimed at providing more opportunities to play Para-Hockey across the world.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by both organisations following extensive discussions and planning over the last few months.



Registration Open for 2017 INAS General Assembly

16th November 2016

Registration is now open for the 2017 INAS General Assembly which takes place in Brisbane, Australia, host city of the 2019 INAS Global Games.

In addition to the General Assembly, the event incorporates the INAS Conference, INAS Awards and an opportunity to visit the venues of the 2019 Global Games.



2017 World Futsal Championships – revised dates

29th September 2016

INAS members are advised that the dates of the 2017 World Futsal Championships have been revised. The competition will now take place between 8th – 15th April 2017.



Mexico to host 2017 INAS Swimming Championships

29th September 2016

The INAS Swimming Committee have confirmed that Mexico will host the 2017 INAS Swimming Championships. The event takes place in Morelia City, Michoacán – the first time the event has been held in the Americas region.

The event is hosted by the Mexican Federation for Special Athletes (FEMEDE) between 27 November to 4 December 2017.