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July 2019

Date Sport(s) Headline
15-07-2019 Football
Call for bids to host IBSA Blind Football Women's World Championships  
11-07-2019 Football
IBSA Blind Football Youth Camp underway in Budapest  
10-07-2019 Football
IBSA Blind Football European Championships groups drawn  
10-07-2019 Football
Blind Football Euros 2019 draw coming up later today  
09-07-2019 Goalball
Lithuania, China take gold at International Qualifier in Fort Wayne  
08-07-2019 Goalball
Goalball teams secure places at Tokyo 2020 in Fort Wayne  
08-07-2019 Goalball
Heartbreak and joy for hosts USA in Fort Wayne  
07-07-2019 Goalball
Quarter finals decided at Fort Wayne 2019  
06-07-2019 Judo
Ukraine win historic first mixed team gold medal in Fort Wayne  
05-07-2019 Judo
Avila Sanchez returns to the top of judo podium in Fort Wayne  
04-07-2019 Judo
US judoka Goodrich ready to bring it on Independence Day  
04-07-2019 Judo
Judoka create waves at International Qualifier for Tokyo 2020  
03-07-2019 General
IBSA General Assembly to discuss key topics on future of blind sports  
02-07-2019 Goalball
US women open home International Qualifier with win  
02-07-2019 Goalball
​USA’s Miller hopes for impressive sixth Paralympic Games  
01-07-2019 Judo
Road to Tokyo 2020 continues at International Qualifier in Fort Wayne  
01-07-2019 Football
Zimbabwe nurtures blind football talent  
01-07-2019 Goalball
Lithuania head to first major international under new coach  

June 2019

Date Sport(s) Headline
28-06-2019 Goalball
Sweden ready to ‘shock’, put ghosts of Worlds to rest in Fort Wayne  
28-06-2019 Goalball
Strong and ready - Canada’s women ready for Fort Wayne  
27-06-2019 Judo
Fort Wayne arts community puts on a show for international qualifier  
25-06-2019 Judo
Ingram retires at the top of judo  
25-06-2019 Goalball
Australia’s Christensen aims for defensive masterclass in Fort Wayne  
24-06-2019 Football
Sign up now for Blind Football European Youth Camp!  
21-06-2019 Goalball
Teamwork, togetherness and Tokyo: Spain make bid for Paralympics  
19-06-2019 Football
IBSA Blind Football trains American officials in Peru  
14-06-2019 Goalball
Innovation highlights first goalball league games in South Africa  
14-06-2019 Goalball
Schedules Released for 2019 IBSA Goalball Qualifier in Fort Wayne  
11-06-2019 Goalball
IBSA goalball referee volunteer window opens for 2019 regional championships  
09-06-2019 Football
Brazil reclaim blind football Copa America  
07-06-2019 Football
Budapest to host European blind football youth camp  
06-06-2019 Judo
Fort Wayne improves accessibility ahead of international qualifier  
06-06-2019 Judo
Official Welcome Ceremony details released for Fort Wayne 2019  
03-06-2019 Football
IBSA Blind Football American Championships to get underway in Sao Paulo  

May 2019

Date Sport(s) Headline
31-05-2019 Football
Brazil leave no stone unturned to regain regional title  
31-05-2019 Football
Blind football to feature at Madrid UEFA Champions Festival  
30-05-2019 Judo
Fort Wayne International Qualifer to be shown live  
29-05-2019 Football
Five things you should know about the blind football American Championships  
29-05-2019 Judo
IBSA Judo ranking updated  
23-05-2019 Judo
Pioneering new quiz educates judoka on anti-doping  
23-05-2019 Football
Lanzagorta on the ‘imperfect balance’ between football and film  
16-05-2019 Shooting
Polish pair make shooting history in Hannover  
14-05-2019 Judo
Judoka open season in style in Baku  
13-05-2019 Goalball
Final list of teams announced for IBSA Goalball International Qualifier  
13-05-2019 Football
Chile prepares to meet destiny at Blind football Americas Champs  
10-05-2019 Judo
‘Top ranking within Azerbaijan’s reach’ according to team coach  
10-05-2019 Judo
Zakiyev ‘ready and proud’ of home judo Grand Prix  
10-05-2019 Goalball
Nicaragua, Guatemala win unofficial central American goalball Champs  
10-05-2019 Judo
Judoka line-up for Grand Prix season opener in Baku  
03-05-2019 Judo
Martinet plans return to top in 2019 after ‘surprise’ defeat  
02-05-2019 Goalball
IBSA Goalball announces new rule change timeline  

April 2019

Date Sport(s) Headline
29-04-2019 Showdown
IBSA Showdown committee member, Pisa Open and 2020 Europeans  
26-04-2019 Goalball
US name goalball teams for home Tokyo 2020 qualifier  
25-04-2019 Goalball
Greek men’s goalball team take their chances  
12-04-2019 Football
Updated IBSA Blind Football World Ranking released  
11-04-2019 Football
IBSA Blind Football Asian Championships entries open  
09-04-2019 General
Future direction of IBSA to be discussed at 2019 General Assembly  
05-04-2019 Goalball
Goalball, blind football to feature at new African Para Games  
05-04-2019 Judo
Azerbaijan announce team for home judo Grand Prix in Baku  
04-04-2019 Showdown
Showdown releases new world ranking list, first competition held in Switzerland  
04-04-2019 Judo
Aspiring journalists to help promote Baku IBSA Judo Grand Prix  
03-04-2019 Goalball
IBSA Goalball Seeks Referees for the 2019 Parapan American Games (Lima, Peru)  
02-04-2019 Football
Ivory Coast host Mali in double header blind football friendlies  

March 2019

Date Sport(s) Headline
31-03-2019 Football
Romania wins Blind Football Euros Division 2 as Greece secures Rome slot  
29-03-2019 Football
Romania qualifies for Blind Football European Championships at Division 2 tournament  
26-03-2019 Football
IBSA Blind Football European Championships Division 2 set to kick off in Romania  
26-03-2019 Football
Argentina retains IBSA Blind Football World Grand Prix title  
25-03-2019 Football
IBSA partners with Japan Anti-Doping Agency to promote clean sport  
24-03-2019 Goalball
Finland’s men’s goalball team return fighting fit  
23-03-2019 Football
England and Argentina reach IBSA Blind Football WGP final  
23-03-2019 Football
Argentina, England, Japan and Spain to meet in IBSA Blind Football WGP semi-finals  
21-03-2019 Football
Spain and Argentina book places in Blind Football WGP semis  
18-03-2019 Football
2019 IBSA Blind Football World Grand Prix: Five things to know  
15-03-2019 Judo
Cool, calm and collected: Great Britain’s Sam Ingram on his road to Tokyo 2020  
09-03-2019 Ninepin Bowling
Croatia to organise IBSA Ninepin Bowling Europeans  
07-03-2019 Showdown
Prague Showdown Cup 2019 begins  
05-03-2019 Showdown
Zidar, Vilmi and Pesari take top slots in IBSA Showdown ranking  
01-03-2019 Judo
Judoka Gagne in the running for first Paralympic gold at Tokyo 2020  
01-03-2019 Goalball
Ana Carolina Duarte named as new goalball Athlete Representative  

February 2019

Date Sport(s) Headline
28-02-2019 General
IBSA Judo Grand Prix in Baku to be 'Triumph of Spirit'  
27-02-2019 Football
Japan wins women’s blind football Normalization Cup  
22-02-2019 Judo
Gamjashvili more confident than ever of Tokyo qualification  
22-02-2019 Goalball
Finnish women target return to top flight goalball  
21-02-2019 General
Brussig dreams of beautiful ending in Tokyo 2020  
20-02-2019 Goalball
Goalball Referees Wanted for the 2019 IBSA Goalball Youth World Championships  
19-02-2019 Goalball
Hosts Wanted for 2020 Youth Goalball Regional Championships  
19-02-2019 Football
Japan set to host international women’s blind football camp and Saitama City Normalization Cup 2019  
19-02-2019 Judo
IBSA Judo Grand Prix Baku to be broadcast live on Azerbaijan TV  
14-02-2019 Goalball
Bidding Process Begins for 2022 IBSA Goalball World Championships  
13-02-2019 Football
Oman blind football national team debuts against Morocco  
12-02-2019 General
Nominations open for 2019 Holman Prize for Blind Ambition  
07-02-2019 General
IBSA passes shooting to World Shooting Para Sport  
05-02-2019 Showdown
IBSA Showdown update - WC, ranking list, 2020 events, etc.  
04-02-2019 Judo
Azerbaijani Paralympians receive boost from ASAN Radio  

January 2019

Date Sport(s) Headline
31-01-2019 General
IPC reaffirms support for International Organisations of Sport for the Disabled  
25-01-2019 General
IBSA welcomes inclusion of blind football, goalball, judo in Paris 2024  
25-01-2019 Judo
Folk tale figures to be presented to judoka at Baku Grand Prix  
25-01-2019 Goalball
Super European Goalball League to include women’s teams  
24-01-2019 Goalball
Coach Ichikawa: Competition for Tokyo 2020 selection starts now  
24-01-2019 General
Countries invited to IBSA General Assembly  
18-01-2019 Judo
Costa ready to take gold two years after diagnosis  
18-01-2019 Goalball
Finland’s goalball teams aim for good start to year  
17-01-2019 Football
IBSA Blind Football announces European Division 2 and qualifying tournament  
17-01-2019 Judo
IBSA Judo referees list updated and Baku Grand Prix medal design released  
15-01-2019 Goalball
IBSA Goalball Seeks Referees for the 2019 IBSA Goalball Paralympic Ranking Tournament  
12-01-2019 Showdown
Showdown looks for good turnout at European Para Youth Games  
11-01-2019 Judo
France’s Petit reflects on debut bronze  
10-01-2019 Judo
IBSA Judo announces 2019 and 2020 competition calendar  
03-01-2019 Football
Zimbabwe holds two blind football workshops to conclude 2018  
02-01-2019 General
2019 WADA list enters into force  
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