INAS welcomes 81st Member Organisation

15th July 2016

The INAS Governing Board are delighted to announce Honduras as the 81st nation to become members, and the 17th nation from the Americas region.

INAS membership has grown considerably in recent years with around 5 new nations each year since 2012.

The application will now be ratified by the INAS membership at the next General Assembly.

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Nominations open for INAS Hall of Fame

15th July 2016

hall of fameTo mark INAS’ 30th Anniversary, the Governing Board have announced that we will induct up to three more people to the INAS Hall of Fame. Established in 2015, the Hall of Fame recognises the outstanding individual contributions of volunteers and athletes to our organisation during its history.

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INAS extends its condolences to Turkey following recent terrorist attacks

5th July 2016

13575756_1732324653674209_2033516106699965167_oAs the 2016 INAS Athletics Championships (Europe) came to a close, INAS – the International Association of Sport for para-athletes with an intellectual disability – extended its condolences to Turkey following the recent terrorist attacks at Istanbul airport which overshadowed the start of the event.

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INAS confirms 2017 major events heading to Australia and France

30th June 2016

 

elena schuchina editedINAS is pleased to announce the awarding of the 2017 INAS World Skiing Championships to France whilst the organisations 2017 General Assembly will be held in Australia.

The Pyrenean resort of Gourette will host the 10th INAS World Skiing Championships staging both Nordic and Alpine events.  It will be the second time France have hosted the Championships having previously staged the event in 2011.

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Morrison Insurance Solutions continue support to intellectual disability sport

28th June 2016

MIS logoINAS – the International Association of Sport for para-athletes with an intellectual disability – are pleased to announce that Morrison Insurance Solutions – a leading UK independent insurance broker and specialists in the charitable & non profit making sector – have continued their support for a third consecutive year.

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New INAS Athlete Ambassadors celebrate Global ID Sports Week

27th June 2016

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We are delighted to announce 5 new INAS athlete ambassadors as part of Global ID Sports Week.Lenine Cuhna (Portugal), Alberto Cambell (Australia), Wai Lok Tai (Hong Kong), Ka Man Wong (Hong Kong) and Eldrich George (South Africa) join existing athlete ambassador Jessica-Jane Applegate (Great Britain).

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Global ID Sports Week 2016 launched

27th June 2016

logoGlobal ID Sports Week 2016 – a week-long event  – has begun across the World, celebrating sport for athletes with an intellectual disability.

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Launching the INAS Blog!

20th June 2016

Welcome to the first post of INAS’ new blog page!

Each week we will provide an update on some of our activities, ideas for projects, news from around the world, or anything else that we think might be of interest. If you have ideas or would like us to focus on a particular topic then please feel free to contact us.

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Countdown to Global ID Sports Week Continues

15th June 2016

logoToday marks 10 days until Global ID Sports Week – a week-long celebration of sport for athletes with an intellectual disability running from 25 June to 1 July 2016.

INAS member nations across the world are planning activities to collaboratively raise awareness of sport for intellectually disabled athletes and celebrate their success.

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2016 INAS World Tennis Championships begin in USA

13th June 2016

13413175_10154257801679520_8405492983959684694_nSea Colony Beach and Tennis Resort, Delaware USA, sees the worlds top tennis players with an intellectual disability compete at the 2016 INAS World Championships this week. The Championship takes place June 13 through 18. Players from the United States, Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic and Italy will compete for men’s and women’s singles, doubles, mixed doubles and team honors.

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