Scotland Withdraw From CP Football World Championship

The Scottish CP Football Team

Scotland has withdrawn from the Cerebral Palsy, leaving players shocked after the Scottish Football Association announced their withdrawal on Friday.

Following the International Federation for Cerebral Palsy Football’s (IFCPF) decision to allow UK citizens to choose which of the home nations they will represent, the Scottish FA immediately withdrew from the tournament. The Scottish FA fears that this could set a precedent for other levels of international football and so refused to participate and endorse the change to the rules.

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European Blind Football Championship Draw Announced

The European Blind football Championship has had their match draw set as the IBSA Football Committee made the draw on Friday afternoon for the event in Berlin which starts in August.

There will be just one match on the first day of competition as the hosts Germany opens the tournament against Italy. The Germans will go in to that match as the favourites, and are in as one of the favourites for the whole tournament.

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European Wheelchair Rugby Championship Draw set

The French Wheelchair Rugby team (Photo OIS)

The European Wheelchair Rugby Championship schedule has been revealed with the teams due to arrive to compete in Koblenz in ten days.

As is traditional the hosts will close play in every day of competition which begins on the 24th of June. Sweden and France will start the tournament with one of the best matches of the group stages followed by Ireland against Denmark, Great Britain taking on Poland before Germany and Finland close the opening day of play.

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World Para Athletics Championships to be Streamed Live

The London Olympic Stadium (Photos: CDE Photos/Creative Commons)

World Para Athletics announced on Wednesday that the World Championships will be streamed at the official event website.

Every second of the action in London next month will be streamed live, so fans will not have to miss any of the action. That will see 213 medal events with 1300 athletes from 100 countries competing in what should be a phenomenal world championships.

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Kamiji goes top of Wheelchair Tennis World Rankings

Yui Kamiji at the French Open (Photo: IPC)

After a phenomenal start to the season Yui Kamiji has finally returned to the top of the women’s singles wheelchair tennis world rankings which were announced on Wednesday.

Kamiji has won 25 straight matches, winning two grand slams, the Australian and French Opens in the process. She claimed the French open title at Roland Garros this weekend which was enough to shoot her to the top of the rankings.

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Indy World Para Swimming World Series Event Wraps up

Lakeisha Patterson (Photo: Creative Commons)

Australian Lakeisha Patterson continued her form at the Indianapolis Swimming World Series which concluded on Sunday as she claimed two more gold medals.

Patterson claimed her first gold in the women’s 100m freestyle S8 easily beating out American Julia Gaffney with 1:06.19. She then came out later in the night and won the 100m butterfly S8 with a time of 1:18.61 beating Canadian Danielle Dorris and Colombian Laura Rodriguez.

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Ticket Prices for PyeongChang 2018 Released

A sample of the ticket prices (Graphic: IPC)

The PeyongChang Organizing Committee and the International Paralympic Committee has got together to announce the ticket prices for the 2018 PeyongChang Paralympic Games ticket prices on Thursday.

The event will take place from the 9th to the 18th of March in 2018 with 80 events across six sports over the nine days. Tickets range from 16,000 KRW ($15) to 140,000 KRW ($125) for the various events in the Games.

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