Inas launches process to find 2019 Global Games hosts

2nd April 2014

opening ceremony 2011Inas has today launched the bidding process to find the hosts of the 2019 Inas Global Games.

The Global Games are a multi-sport event for athletes with an intellectual disability and take place every four years. The 2019 event will be the 5th edition of the Games, and will follow Guayaquil, Ecuador who will host the 2015 Global Games in approximately 18 months time.


International Relations Officer appointed to 2015 Inas Global Games

21st March 2014

2015 global gamesThe Organising Committee for the 2015 Inas Global Games has announced the appointment of Sarah Price (UK) as their International Relations Officer, with immediate effect.

Sarah will assume responsibility for all communication between the Organising Committee and Inas members.


Eligibility Panel members sought

27th February 2014

Inas is looking for qualified psychologists to join its international Eligiblity Panel. The panel of volunteers works under the direction of the Inas Eligibility Committee and is responsible for assessing athlete primary eligibility applications.

For further details, please visit the vacancies page.




Presidents Newsletter

14th February 2014

The Newsletter of the Inas President


Australian Track & Field Championships

12th February 2014

Entries are invited for the Australian Track and Field Championships, which take place in Melbourne in April. For the first time, the event is sanctioned by Inas.

Event information 


2014 Inas World Tennis Championships

3rd February 2014

In order to maximise entries, Inas has confirmed that the 2014 Tennis Championships will now take place as a World Championship. The event will take place in Mont-De-Marsin France between 17-22nd June.

2014.03.18 Entry forms and event information


Australian Tennis Championships underway

23rd January 2014

The Australian Open Tennis Championships began yesterday with 43 players with an intellectual disability (31 men, 12 women), including 4 entries from the USA and 2 from Japan.

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The event, now in its 17th year, is sanctioned by Inas.


Inas bidding to include Basketball in Tokyo 2020

17th January 2014

Inas has today officially launched its bid to include basketball for athletes with an intellectual disability in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games programme.

If successful, the sport would join athletics, swimming and table tennis  - the only sports that currently include competition for the classification group Рwithin the Paralympic programme.


2014 Inas World Nordic Skiing Championships

8th January 2014

Inas has confirmed that the 2014 World Nordic Skiing Championships will take place in Otepaa, Estonia between 19th and 22nd March.

Inas apologises for the late confirmation of the event, which was caused when no host came forward to organise the event.


2014 Inas Africa Regional Workshop

7th January 2014

With support from the Agitos Foundation, Inas is delighted to host a workshop for Inas member organisations, national paralympic committees, sports federations, special olympic organisations and other organisations and individuals with an interest in developing sport for athletes with an intellectual disability across Africa.