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December 2016

Date Sport(s) Headline
28-12-2016 Football
Italy to host B2/B3 football world championships  
27-12-2016 Goalball
Registration Now Open For 2017 Open West-Flemish Cup Goalball Tournament  
23-12-2016 Judo
Brazil confirms 2017 judo Grand Prix and training camp  
20-12-2016 Football
IBSA Football Committee announces two major championships  
19-12-2016 Judo
International Judo Federation releases new regulations for Olympic cycle  
18-12-2016 General
New IBSA Eligibility Agreement Form  
17-12-2016 Football
Ukraine new partially sighted football European champions  
17-12-2016 General
Judo
Argentinean judoka suspended after Anti-Doping Rule Violation  
14-12-2016 Goalball
IBSA Goalball Conducts Paris Goalball Seminar  
14-12-2016 Goalball
IBSA Goalball Referees - Annual Certification Reminder  
12-12-2016 Football
Register now for Vienna women's blind football event!  
11-12-2016 Football
Partially sighted football Europeans kick off  
08-12-2016 Tenpin Bowling
IBSA confirms 2017 Tenpin World Championships  
07-12-2016 Goalball
Turkish Goalball Tournament Celebrates International Day of People with Disabilities  
07-12-2016 General
IBSA membership grows thanks to three new countries  
06-12-2016 Football
Malaysia crowned champions of first blind football tournament in India  
02-12-2016 Football
Romania to host blind football European qualifier and division 2  
01-12-2016 Goalball
IBSA Goalball Conducts Second in Series of Africa Workshops  

November 2016

Date Sport(s) Headline
30-11-2016 General
WADA 2017 list of prohibited substances  
29-11-2016 Goalball
November 2016 IBSA Goalball World Ranking Released  
29-11-2016 Football
India to host blind football tournament  
25-11-2016 Judo
Japan holds national blind judo championships  
24-11-2016 Judo
IBSA Judo shoots coach training video  
22-11-2016 Showdown
Showdown Top Twelve in Poland update  
21-11-2016 Goalball
New Procedure for IBSA Goalball Referees Effective 1 January 2017  
21-11-2016 Shooting
IBSA Shooting World Championships results and updated records list now available  
21-11-2016 Judo
Goalball
Football
Blind sports to feature at European Para Youth Games 2017  
17-11-2016 Goalball
Rio 2016 Goalball Matches now on IBSA Goalball YouTube Channel  
16-11-2016 Showdown
Showdown results posted  
15-11-2016 Shooting
Provisional results from IBSA Shooting World Championships available  
11-11-2016 Football
Blind Football European Championships qualifying tournament - reminder  
09-11-2016 Goalball
Last Chance for Feedback to the 2018-2021 Rule Change Proposals  
03-11-2016 Football
Vienna set to host women’s blind football event  
02-11-2016 Judo
Tenorio Silva Chicago clinic a weekend of groundbreaking Paralympic judo events  
01-11-2016 Judo
IBSA Judo launches call for bids to host major championships  

October 2016

Date Sport(s) Headline
31-10-2016 Goalball
October 2016 IBSA Goalball World Ranking Released  
31-10-2016 Tenpin Bowling
Showdown
Showdown and Tenpin bowling classification lists available  
28-10-2016 Judo
Blind judo event in Chicago to honour World Judo Day  
26-10-2016 Goalball
Hungary to Host 2017 IBSA Goalball World Youth Championships  
26-10-2016 Football
BSC Prague wins first Blind Football Central European League  
25-10-2016 Football
Blind football wins for Romania and Germany  
21-10-2016 Football
European partially sighted football championships confirmed  
20-10-2016 Goalball
September 2016 IBSA Goalball World Rankings  
20-10-2016 Chess
Ukraine's Sergej Wassin wins chess gold in Romania  
19-10-2016 Shooting
IBSA shooting rule updates  
19-10-2016 Judo
IBSA Judo seeks hosts for 2017 events  
18-10-2016 Football
Austria blind football seminars a big hit  
17-10-2016 Goalball
September 2016 IBSA Goalball Rule Change Proposals  
17-10-2016 Judo
IBSA Judo and IJF meet to strengthen partnership  
13-10-2016 Football
IBSA Blind Football heads to Austria  
12-10-2016 Goalball
IBSA Goalball Announces Retirement of Legendary USA Goalball Coach  
11-10-2016 Goalball
New Goalball Teams Enter European Group A Ranks  
11-10-2016 Goalball
New International Trakai Goalball Tournament Announced  
05-10-2016 Football
Football rules for 2017-2021 released  
04-10-2016 Goalball
Goalball European Championships Group B underway in Portugal  
04-10-2016 Shooting
IBSA Shooting World Championships final entry stats  
04-10-2016 Chess
Individual chess championships begin  
03-10-2016 Football
IBSA Football Committee looks to develop referees pool  

September 2016

Date Sport(s) Headline
27-09-2016 Judo
Top ten Rio judo moments video  
26-09-2016 Judo
Goalball
Football
Rio football, goalball and judo results available  
23-09-2016 General
2017 IBSA General Assembly - call for bids to host  
22-09-2016 Football
Football Committee announces Berlin 2017 blind football EC qualifier  
21-09-2016 Showdown
Showdown update  
20-09-2016 General
WADA information on Doping Control Forms (DCFs) and Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE)  
18-09-2016 Football
Rio 2016 blind football gold for Brazil  
17-09-2016 Goalball
Rio Goldball gold for Turkey and Lithuania  
15-09-2016 Showdown
IBSA Showdown European Championships set to begin  
13-09-2016 General
Judo
Goalball
Football
Rio 2016 offers audiodescription to VI fans  
11-09-2016 Football
Uzbekistan tops Rio judo medal table  
08-09-2016 General
Judo
Goalball
Football
Rio Paralympic Games begin in 'colourful and joyous' style  
06-09-2016 General
IBSA statement on Russian participation at Rio 2016 Paralympic Games  
02-09-2016 Football
IBSA Football Committee updates refs list  
01-09-2016 Tenpin Bowling
Tenpin Bowling results on-line  

August 2016

Date Sport(s) Headline
31-08-2016 Goalball
August 2016 IBSA Goalball World Rankings published  
30-08-2016 Judo
Judo releases Rio 2016 short list  
30-08-2016 Judo
IBSA funds fellowship for sight classification research  
26-08-2016 Goalball
Football
IBSA releases new classification master lists  
26-08-2016 Goalball
Australia Selected to Compete in Paralympic Goalball Competition  
25-08-2016 Judo
Goalball
Football
IPC announces live streaming for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games  
24-08-2016 Goalball
Second Chance at Feedback for IBSA Goalball New Rule Proposals  
23-08-2016 Football
Spain to compete in Rio 2016 blind football competition  
23-08-2016 Tenpin Bowling
Tenpin bowling singles world championships underway in Poland  
23-08-2016 General
Judo
Goalball
Football
CAS upholds IPC decision on Russian NPC  
20-08-2016 Football
IBSA trains Chilean blind football refs  
18-08-2016 Football
IBSA and Blind Sport New Zealand kick off blind football in Auckland  
14-08-2016 Goalball
Hosts revealed for major 2017 IBSA Goalball events  
11-08-2016 General
ISAS update  
10-08-2016 Goalball
IBSA Goalball World Rankings for July published  
09-08-2016 Football
Successful blind football workshop in Australia  
08-08-2016 Goalball
“Highball” is the official program of the IBSA Goalball Sub-Committee  
07-08-2016 Judo
IBSA Judo issues updated long list for Rio 2016  
05-08-2016 Goalball
Turkey wins Malmo Men Intercup  
04-08-2016 Football
IBSA Football heads for Oceania to develop game  
03-08-2016 Goalball
IBSA Goalball Is Looking for Feedback for New Rule Proposals  
02-08-2016 Goalball
Call for ITOs - 2016 IBSA Goalball European Championships (Group B)  
02-08-2016 Football
CSAD wins Ivory Coast Blind Football Championships  

July 2016

Date Sport(s) Headline
30-07-2016 Football
IBSA Football World Ranking update  
28-07-2016 Judo
IBSA Judo master list updated  
27-07-2016 Powerlifting
IBSA Powerlifting championships announced  
25-07-2016 Judo
IBSA Judo Rio 2016 regulations  
21-07-2016 Football
Spain to host 2018 Blind Football World Championships  
15-07-2016 Goalball
IBSA Goalball Seeks Goalball Referees for Asia/Pacific Competition  
15-07-2016 Football
Rio 2016 Football 5-a-side match schedule published  
13-07-2016 Goalball
IBSA Goalball Revises Referee Casebook  
13-07-2016 Chess
IBSA Chess World Championships confirmed  
12-07-2016 Judo
IBSA Judo refs meet for pre-Rio seminars  
08-07-2016 Goalball
IBSA Goalball Announces Dates Major Competitions  
06-07-2016 Football
IBSA trains football referees in Georgia  

June 2016

Date Sport(s) Headline
30-06-2016 Goalball
Rio Goalball Match Schedule Released  
29-06-2016 General
Goalball classification list updated  
23-06-2016 Judo
Judo long list for Rio published  
22-06-2016 Judo
Highlights video from GB Judo Grand Prix released  
21-06-2016 Football
IBSA Football Committee launches interactive referees tool  
18-06-2016 Goalball
2016 FEDC Goalball Tournament Welcome Guide and Broadcast Information  
18-06-2016 Goalball
IBSA Goalball Announces Rule Change  
16-06-2016 Goalball
IBSA Goalball Rules, Version 1.0.6 Available on IBSA Website  
16-06-2016 Showdown
Showdown releases ranking list for European Championships  
15-06-2016 Goalball
IBSA Goalball Announces the Death of Dr. Eugenia (Genie) Scott  
13-06-2016 Goalball
Goalball classification list updated  
13-06-2016 Torball
Torball updates info on Italy tournaments  
07-06-2016 Showdown
Showdown European Championships update  
06-06-2016 Showdown
Italian showdown results posted  
06-06-2016 Judo
UK Blind Judo Grand Prix results in  
03-06-2016 Football
Rio blind football update  
02-06-2016 Judo
IBSA Judo seeks hosts for future events  
01-06-2016 Goalball
May 2016 Goalball Ranking List and Tournament Results Posted  
01-06-2016 Goalball
Russia wins Malmo Lady Intercup Goalball tournament  

May 2016

Date Sport(s) Headline
31-05-2016 Football
Brazil blind football tournament kicks off tomorrow  
31-05-2016 Torball
Showdown
Torball and Showdown events confirmed for Italy  
30-05-2016 Football
UEFA reports on blind football match at Champions League final  
27-05-2016 Football
Blind football to feature at UEFA Champions League final  
25-05-2016 Ninepin Bowling
IBSA Ninepin Bowling EC begins in Croatia  
24-05-2016 Goalball
Finland to Host 2017 IBSA Goalball European Championships (A Group)  
24-05-2016 Judo
Judo releases final classification master list  
18-05-2016 Goalball
Men's and Women's Goalball Teams Wrap up Successful Poland Tournament  
18-05-2016 Football
Results from Euro blind football development tournament availabe  
16-05-2016 Goalball
Aquace Rio Goalball Test Event  
16-05-2016 Goalball
Goalball Draw Held for Rio Paralympic Games  
16-05-2016 Judo
Rio 2016 - important announcement from the IBSA Judo Committee  
14-05-2016 Goalball
Thailand to host international goalball tournament  
12-05-2016 Showdown
Russia showdown results on-line  
12-05-2016 Shooting
IBSA Shooting World Championships 2016 information and entry form available  
10-05-2016 Football
Romania wins IBSA Euro Challenge Cup in Blind Football  
05-05-2016 Football
IBSA Euro Blind Football Challenge Cup kicks off in Thessaloniki  
04-05-2016 Goalball
Rio 2016 Goalball draw coming up..,.  
04-05-2016 Goalball
Men's Goalball Tournaments to be Streamed from Rio  
02-05-2016 Shooting
IBSA Shooting approves Eko-Aims VIS500 for use in competition  
02-05-2016 Showdown
Showdown ranking list update  

April 2016

Date Sport(s) Headline
29-04-2016 Showdown
Slovenian Showdown results posted  
25-04-2016 Football
Paralympic football draw coming up live...  
24-04-2016 Football
India to host major blind football tournament  
19-04-2016 Goalball
May 2016 Goalball Test Event Planned for Rio  
19-04-2016 Judo
Goalball
Football
Football, Goalball and Judo classification masters updated  
18-04-2016 Football
Berlin to host 2017 IBSA Blind Football European Championships  
15-04-2016 Football
Draw for IBSA Euro Challenge Cup 2016 in Blind Football announced  
14-04-2016 Goalball
Looking for Goalball Referee Volunteers for June Tournament  
12-04-2016 Football
Rio 2016 blind football draw set for April 25th  
08-04-2016 Football
2nd IBSA Euro Challenge Cup in Blind Football 2016 line-up confirmed  
07-04-2016 Goalball
Super European Goalball League 2016-2017 Schedule Announced  
02-04-2016 Tenpin Bowling
IBSA Tenpin Bowling Singles WC- final entries due  

March 2016

Date Sport(s) Headline
30-03-2016 Football
Blind football league kicks off in Europe  
28-03-2016 Ninepin Bowling
Showdown
Showdown and Ninepin Bowling update  
25-03-2016 Goalball
Finland Wins Inaugural Vancouver International Grand Slam Goalball Tournament  
23-03-2016 Judo
Goalball
Goalball and Judo classification lists updated  
21-03-2016 Football
Blind Football weekend in Portugal a great success  
18-03-2016 Football
IBSA Blind Football heads to Portugal  
16-03-2016 Judo
IBSA Judo calendar available  
14-03-2016 Football
IBSA Blind Football World Championships 2018 - bids to host  
13-03-2016 Shooting
Shooting Ostrava Cup 2016 announced  
12-03-2016 Judo
Poland to host IBSA Judo seminar  
10-03-2016 Goalball
IBSA Goalball Conducts Successful Sport Clinics in Africa  
07-03-2016 Judo
Goalball
Football
Goalball, Judo and Football Five-a-side - important Rio 2016 reminder  
05-03-2016 Goalball
Everything is Golden for Algeria Goalball  
04-03-2016 Showdown
IBSA Showdown ranking update  
04-03-2016 Judo
IBSA Judo Committee announces Bipartite Comission slots  
04-03-2016 Goalball
The Field Narrows in Algiers During Day 4: 2016 IBSA Goalball Africa Regional Championships  
03-03-2016 Goalball
Day 3 in the Books at the 2016 IBSA Goalball Africa Regional Championships  
02-03-2016 Goalball
IBSA Goalball Announces Proposed Changes to 2014-2017 Rules and Regulations  
02-03-2016 Goalball
2016 IBSA Goalball Africa Regional Championships - Day 2 Results  

February 2016

Date Sport(s) Headline
29-02-2016 Goalball
Day 1 Results - 2016 IBSA Goalball Africa Regional Championships  
29-02-2016 Goalball
The 2016 IBSA Goalball Africa Regional Championships Only Hours Away  
24-02-2016 Judo
International Judo Federation video features deafblind athlete  
23-02-2016 Football
Blind football rule change consultation closing soon  
22-02-2016 Goalball
2016 IBSA Goalball Africa Regional Championships to Begin 26 February  
21-02-2016 Showdown
Milan showdown tournament confirmed  
19-02-2016 Goalball
Turkey to host international goalball tournament in June  
15-02-2016 Football
IBSA Football Committee seeks hosts for upcoming events - reminder  
11-02-2016 Announcement  
09-02-2016 Football
Football sight classification opportunities for Rio players  
08-02-2016 Judo
German judo results on-line  
05-02-2016 Judo
Great Britain Judo Grand Prix info  
04-02-2016 Ninepin Bowling
IBSA Ninepin Bowling European Championships confirmed  
03-02-2016 Chess
Host confirmed for IBSA Chess World Championships  

January 2016

Date Sport(s) Headline
31-01-2016 Football
Blind football world ranking updated  
28-01-2016 Goalball
Goalball gold for Lithuania and Russia in Finland  
27-01-2016 Football
Nations confirmed for Football Five-a-Side at Rio  
25-01-2016 Judo
Goalball
Football
Swimming
Athletics
Blind football, goalball and judo on 2017 Youth Parapan American Games programme  
22-01-2016 Goalball
2016 Pajulahti Games - Day 1 Goalball Results  
22-01-2016 Judo
IBSA Judo releases bipartite commission invitation  
21-01-2016 Football
IBSA Football classification master list updated  
20-01-2016 General
IBSA Judo releases Rio 2016 slot allocation and confirmation info  
18-01-2016 Judo
Sight classification available at 5th International Judo Grand Prix Infraero  
14-01-2016 Football
IBSA Blind Football heads to Bosnia and Herzegovina  
11-01-2016 Goalball
IBSA Goalball Seeks Hosts for 2017 and 2018 Competitions  
11-01-2016 General
WADA prohibited substances lists 2016  
06-01-2016 Football
Blind football travels to India to develop sport  
05-01-2016 Showdown
IBSA Showdown ranking update  
04-01-2016 Judo
Judo Portugal European Championships highlights video  
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