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August 2020

Date Sport(s) Headline
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  
18-05-2020 General
Goalball
Goalball family mourns the death of five-time Paralympian Nancy Morin  
14-05-2020 Football
IBSA Football Committee announces new dates for rule changes  
11-05-2020 General
Powerlifting
Judo
Goalball
Football
Chess
Tenpin Bowling
Shooting
Showdown
Birmingham, Great Britain, to host IBSA World Games 2023  
08-05-2020 Goalball
Goalball European Championships B cancelled  
05-05-2020 Football
Blind football features in UEFA report  
04-05-2020 Judo
China’s Paralympic judo champ Li puts education before competition  
04-05-2020 Football
Blind football rolled out across all ten provinces of Zimbabwe  
01-05-2020 Judo
Goalball
Football
New qualification guide for Tokyo 2020 released  

April 2020

Date Sport(s) Headline
29-04-2020 Football
International Blind Football Foundation opens special grant programme  
23-04-2020 Chess
International on-line blind chess competition next week  
17-04-2020 Goalball
China’s goalball star on her determination for success  
16-04-2020 Chess
Chess competitions continue despite coronavirus lockdown  
10-04-2020 Judo
Judoka Hodgson ‘grieving but positive’ about Paralympic postponement  
06-04-2020 Showdown
IBSA Showdown launches consultation on rule changes  
03-04-2020 Judo
Baku 2020 IBSA Judo Grand Prix cancelled  

March 2020

Date Sport(s) Headline
30-03-2020 Judo
Goalball
Football
New dates for Tokyo 2020 Paralympics  
24-03-2020 General
Judo
Goalball
Football
IBSA reaction to the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games  
20-03-2020 Goalball
Brazil’s path to Tokyo 2020 paved with podiums  
19-03-2020 General
Powerlifting
Ninepin Bowling
Judo
Goalball
Football
Chess
Torball
Tenpin Bowling
Swimming
Shooting
Showdown
Athletics
Athletes: How to stay safe and well  
19-03-2020 Judo
IBSA Judo Grand Prix in Nottingham, Great Britain, cancelled  
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