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September 2020

Date Sport(s) Headline
25-09-2020 Football
Austria launches first women's blind football national team in Europe  
22-09-2020 General
IBSA releases guidelines for safe sight classification  
21-09-2020 Goalball
Goalball youth Worlds moved to 2022  
18-09-2020 Judo
IBSA embarks on biggest-ever community consultation in response to judo classification research  
15-09-2020 Ninepin Bowling
European Ninepin Bowling Championships postponed until 2021  
10-09-2020 Judo
Pernheim targets first Swedish Paralympic judo medal in decades  
10-09-2020 Goalball
“Team first, team last, team always": Welborn on USA’s unshakeable focus  
10-09-2020 Football
Armenia’s Sahakyan leads women’s blind football charge  
03-09-2020 Goalball
Japan goalball hungry for more after taste of home win  

August 2020

Date Sport(s) Headline
28-08-2020 Goalball
Czech Republic to host Goalball tournament for men's national teams  
27-08-2020 Goalball
USA’s Dennis on goalball team’s physic powers  
20-08-2020 Goalball
Goalball player Merren wins funds to develop fitness app  
18-08-2020 Football
Trio of football World Championships heading to Birmingham 2023 IBSA World Games  
17-08-2020 Football
New look for blind football calendar heading to Paris 2024  
14-08-2020 Judo
Goalball
Football
Athletes: have your say on protests at the Paralympics  
14-08-2020 Goalball
Lahti, Finland, to host IBSA Goalball Euros B  
14-08-2020 Football
A Swedish first for blind football  
12-08-2020 Tenpin Bowling
Czech Republic to host international tenpin bowling championships  
11-08-2020 General
Building an inclusive society: Santen and International Blind Sports Federation forge partnership  
06-08-2020 Goalball
‘All for one and one for all’: Unity at centre of Japan’s goalball team  
03-08-2020 Judo
Goalball
Football
Swimming
Athletics
Tokyo 2020 confirms Paralympic schedule for 2021  

July 2020

Date Sport(s) Headline
31-07-2020 Goalball
IBSA Goalball focuses on youth development  
30-07-2020 Judo
Life is sweet for world No. 1 Kheirollahzadeh  
27-07-2020 Football
Blind Football Europeans Division 2 postponed until 2021  
13-07-2020 Football
Hereford, Great Britain, to host IBSA Blind Football Women’s Camp and Games  
10-07-2020 Judo
Judoka Hirose works on ‘spirit, technique, body, luck and love’  
10-07-2020 Goalball
Horsburgh: “After finding goalball I found my place in life”  
09-07-2020 Football
IBSA Blind Football Women’s Worlds postponed to 2021  

June 2020

Date Sport(s) Headline
25-06-2020 Judo
Judoka Stewart: The best is yet to come  
25-06-2020 Goalball
A new road to Tokyo: Germany return to training with fresh determination  
22-06-2020 Showdown
IBSA Showdown Euros postponed  
22-06-2020 Goalball
“The pride of wearing the maple leaf is all the motivation I need” - Canada's Amy Burk on a different looking 2020  
18-06-2020 Goalball
Asian Youth Para Games heading to Bahrain  
15-06-2020 Goalball
Ukraine’s Zhyhalin reflects on postponed dreams  
05-06-2020 Goalball
IBSA Goalball World Championships and other major events confirmed  

May 2020

Date Sport(s) Headline
30-05-2020 Showdown
Showdown calendar update  
29-05-2020 Goalball
Kakehata: Nothing less than gold at Tokyo 2020  
29-05-2020 Judo
Lockdown allows judoka Skelley to give something back  
21-05-2020 General
Goalball
Current goalball rulebook extended  
18-05-2020 General
Football
Sato’s decade at the top of Japanese blind football  
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