news about goalball uk

The Worshipful Company of Specatacle Makers support East London Goalball

New East London Goalball - Come and give Goalball a go! It’s great fun, good exercise, and a great way to meet new people In partnership with The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers, London Borough of Tower Hamlets and Better, Goalball UK are launching new Goalball sessions for anyone to attend – visually impaired [...]

2018-08-16T10:00:58+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

TASS puts talented athletes in the picture

Student athletes from across England have teamed up to showcase the value of pursuing full-time education alongside performance sport. In a revealing short film commissioned by the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS), a range of athletes prove it is possible to thrive within a supported dual career programme. And the stars of the show [...]

2018-08-14T09:48:24+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Proud Harry shines in 2018

Nottinghamshire Sheriffs goalball player Harry Bainbridge has proven that age is just a number. At the age of 12 Harry has achieved a number of accolades over the 2017-2018 season. Starting the season as a novice player, Harry was nominated by his club to attend Goalball UK's National Talent Camp 2018. Thoroughly impressing at the [...]

2018-08-14T16:12:41+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

parkrun to the Paralympics

What are parkruns? There are currently 548 parkruns across the UK (www.parkrun.org.uk). Participant numbers vary from parkrun to parkrun with some having an average of 50 whilst others sometimes have over 1000. They take place on Saturday mornings (at 9am in England and Wales and 9.30am in Northern Ireland and Scotland) and are free, [...]

2018-08-14T13:45:59+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Competition Committee Vacancies

Do you want to help develop the future of Goalball within the UK? We have vacancies on the Goalball UK Competition Committee and we are looking to appoint representatives for the following posts (Voluntary positions); Regional Representative (A, B, C) Elite Representative Official Representative We are looking for people to provide input to help [...]

2018-08-10T10:14:21+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Men’s GB Goalball squad announced ahead of European Championships

Goalball UK have announced their GB men’s squad which will face the rest of Europe at the forthcoming IBSA European B championships in September. Their group (B) comprises of Slovenia, Spain, Poland and Portugal. Group A comprises of Ukraine, Israel, Hungary, Greece & Montenegro. The team includes Caleb Nanevie (Sheffield), Filmon Eyassu (Cambridge), Daniel [...]

2018-08-10T11:14:11+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Goalball UK CEO: ‘UK Sport Consultation represents a fantastic opportunity to give more V.I. people access to sport – if we get it right.’

Summary Goalball UK has been consistently supportive of the UK Sport funding model and are proud to be ranked as a Band 4 sport (A Priority Band 4 Sport is defined by UK Sport as: Medal Result Stretch Target). The existing funding approach has undoubtedly been successful on the established metrics. But we think [...]

2018-08-10T11:33:41+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

CEO says: “we are listening”

We listened to You! In our recent survey, we asked what you wanted us to do better. You asked us to communicate with you more consistently. As a result, we now have someone looking after our social media content and posts. Facebook Twitter Instagram A lot commented that the Goalball Times could be more [...]

2018-08-10T11:40:59+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Goalball UK appoint Children in Need National Schools Officer

Goalball UK, the NGB for the only sport specifically designed for the blind and visually impaired (VI), has appointed their first National Schools Officer thanks to a grant from BBC Children in Need. Stephen Newey will be responsible for delivering a program of afterschool goalball activities and competitive opportunities to blind, partially sighted and [...]

2018-08-10T11:50:37+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Competition Committee Vacancies

Do you want to help develop the future of Goalball within the UK? We have vacancies on the Goalball UK Competition Committee and we are looking to appoint representatives for the following posts (Voluntary positions); Regional Representative (A, B, C) Elite Representative Official Representative We are looking for people to provide input to help develop [...]

2018-07-26T12:02:50+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments