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.

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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
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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.

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Vacancy: Marketing and Communications Manager

29th November 2016

The role of Marketing and Communications Manager is a new role within the staff team and is initially offered as a part-time (2 days pw) post but has the potential to increase to full-time if successful.

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Vacancy: Sport Manager

29th November 2016

The role of Sports Manager was established in late 2014 to drive participation in INAS events, create strategic partnerships for growth, and to works closely with our team of Sport Directors and Local Organising Committees to oversee the INAS sport and event programme. The Sports Manager is responsible for liaison with key partners including the International Paralympic Committee, International Federations of Sport and Member Organisations.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Switzerland become latest INAS Member Organisation

20th September 2016

The Federazione Svizzera Sport Paralimpici (INAS Switzerland) have become the latest members of INAS taking membership in Europe to 28 members.

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2018 INAS World Football Championships awarded to Sweden

11th August 2016

inas-fid 1 023INAS – the International Federation of sport for para-athletes with an intellectual disability – is pleased to announce that the 2018 INAS World Football Championships are awarded to Sweden.

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