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Goalball UK Board Welcomes a Sporting Legend

2017-12-08T12:32:27+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Peter Elliott, former Olympic middle-distance runner, has joined the Board of Goalball UK. Elliott’s focus will be on developing talent and elite performance as well as issues around athlete welfare. Elliott is most easily recognised as part of the great Coe, Ovett and Cram era - winning medals at a Commonwealth, World, European and Olympic [...]

Simplify Communications is the new Official Business Communications partner of Goalball UK

2017-12-05T15:42:32+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

National Governing Body for goalball in the UK is proud to announce its’ newest partnership. Understanding the challenges faced by our clients at the very outset of the relationship is critical in the journey of embracing and capitalising on technology. We use our knowledge and expertise to develop a bespoke solution to best serve the [...]

Goalball UK National Talent Camp 2018 – Player Nominations

2017-12-05T13:17:07+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Dear Goalball Family, It is the time of year again when Goalball UK are asking clubs, schools, coaches, officials and parents/guardians to nominate any players they feel are ready to join us at our Talent Camp 2018. We are not looking for the finished article, we are looking to find any players that have the [...]

Goalball UK plans growth after senior appointment

2017-12-04T10:30:34+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Goalball UK has appointed a business development manager to build on its considerable progress and support further expansion. Steve Ferres, previously managing director of the Bradford Bulls, has spent over 20 years in sports management following a Rugby League career with Bradford Northern. In this newly created role, he will be responsible for identifying partnerships [...]

Goalball Blog – My Journey by Kali Holder

2017-11-21T13:16:22+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

My name is Kali Holder, I am 17 years old and I live in Brighton but am currently studying as a residential student at the Royal National College for the Blind in Hereford. I have been visually impaired from birth but my condition has progressively worsened but has been stable since I was 14 years [...]

Goalball UK This Girl Can Session

2017-11-16T16:05:59+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Goalball UK have a free This Girl Can session on Saturday 9th December in Birmingham. The session is open to females of any age who are visually impaired or sighted. If you want to try Goalball in a friendly and welcoming environment, this is the session for you. It is free to come along no [...]

Cambridge Goalball star named a Woman of the Future

2017-11-16T15:45:35+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Dr Sarah Leiter, of the Goalball Women’s GB Team, has been lauded at the Woman of the Future Awards for her dedication to sport. Sharing the accolade in the Sport category with Alex Paske, Managing Director of sports events and mentoring events company Mintridge Events, Sarah was recognised alongside other rising stars across business, culture, [...]

A Notice for our Members

2017-11-15T13:31:44+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

  Dear Member,   Annual General Meeting   I am pleased to attach the Notice of Meeting for the 2017 Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) of Goalball UK and related documents.  The AGM will be held on Saturday 9 December 2017 at English Institute of Sport, Coleridge Road, Sheffield, S9 5DA.   Registration will be from 9.30am [...]

Goalball UK launch Online Shop

2017-11-08T19:41:47+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Goalball UK launch Online shop to support the growth of our increasingly popular sport.   The shop currently has a selection of branded clothing and sporting accessories such as T Shirts,bags and drinks bottles. This is just the beginning, there are new lines being created as you read this… Goalball UK wants to offer a [...]

Calling all Goalball Players…

2017-11-02T12:53:03+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Unique volunteering opportunity for partially-sighted young people You can change your life. You can change the lives of others. #YouCan International Service is a York-based charity that empowers marginalised people in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Malawi and Rwanda. In 2018, they are partnering with Team GB goalball player Georgie Bullen on a unique project that will [...]