National Youth Talent Camp 2017

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Now in its 4th year Goalball UK’s National Talent Camp has once again inspired players from across the country to test their goalball skills in a three day residential camp. Each player has been selected to represent their club and work alongside Great Britain coaches to develop their goalball skills, knowledge and game sense. Funded [...]

Goalball UK hopeful of future support from UK Sport

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With today’s announcement from UK Sport that it will not reverse the original funding decisions for Goalball UK, the sport remains hopeful that other avenues of support will be made available to them on the road to Tokyo 2020. Having stressed the potential of the sport led by national squads targeting success in Tokyo 2020 [...]

GB Athletes to Attend Open Training Session in Norwich

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On the Thursday 9th February Norfolk and Norwich Goalball Club will holding an open training session. This session will be open to everyone, young and old. It is a great opportunity for members of the public to come to witness and experience a Paralympic sport. The session will be attended by 2 of GB Goalball’s [...]

GB Women Return from Finland with Mixed Emotions

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From 19th – 22nd January our Great Britain womens team travelled to Lahti, Finland to compete in the Pajulahti Games as they begin their preparations for European A Championships which take place in September. Fresh from their dominance at the European B Championship the competition started positively with an emphatic 10-0 win over European A [...]

Goalball UK commits to transforming hundreds more lives after record funding secured

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Goalball UK, the governing body of the only Paralympic sport specifically designed for the visually-impaired, is to receive increased funding from Sport England. The sport has been awarded £1.3m to continue the remarkable progress being made in grassroots participation.   With the potential for an additional Talent Development Grant in the New Year, Goalball UK [...]

Goalball’s Paralympic ambitions severely hampered by UK Sport funding decision

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Goalball UK, the governing body of the only Paralympic sport specifically designed for the blind and visually-impaired, has expressed its disappointment at a lack of support for the elite development of its athletes in today’s UK Sport funding announcements. Despite its most successful two years to date, with both the Men and Women’s GB teams [...]