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parkrun to the Paralympics update

We are continuing to make steady progress (from Sheffield towards Tokyo) with our ‘parkrun to the Paralympics’ challenge. The current total stands at 2880km. There have been 50 opportunities to add 5k since we launched the challenge on Saturday 25th August 2018 and, amazingly, Chris Payne from the Derbyshire Ducks Goalball Club has done [...]

2019-08-22T14:01:48+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Goalball UK Conference – Grow OUR game

Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th September at York St John University The conference is open to everyone in the goalball family - coaches, parents, officials, activators, players, etc. A combination of talks, demos and an opportunity to develop and grow your knowledge of goalball. Experienced Goalball UK staff, coaches, players and officials will be [...]

2019-07-12T17:00:49+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Summer Goalball Camp

Goalball UK are bringing a Summer Goalball Camp to the summer holidays in 2019! This camp is aimed at 10 - 14 year olds and will be a fantastic opportunity to work with experienced Goalball UK coaches, learn new skills, improve goalball knowledge, make new friends and compete against players from other clubs across [...]

2019-06-21T11:44:29+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

‘Sport Village’ at Sight Village Central

Goalball UK will be at Sight Village Central, the largest VI exhibition in the UK, on Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th July. In addition to having an information stand to answer all your questions about goalball, we will also be delivering some taster sessions as part of 'Sport Village' which is organised by British [...]

2019-06-21T11:20:26+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

parkrun to the Paralympics update

There have been 38 opportunities to parkrun since we launched our ‘parkrun to the Paralympics’ challenge back on Saturday 25th August 2018. This has included a number of cold, wet and windy mornings, plus Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, as well as various clashes with goalball tournaments and training sessions but, [...]

2019-04-25T13:05:22+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Goalball UK announce new regional tournament

Goalball UK are pleased to announce the next Regional Tournament that will be taking place on Saturday 26th January 2019 at Oxted School, Oxted. Visually impaired or sighted, young or old, male or female, no experience necessary but if you are experienced come and show us how! The sessions will be starting at 10:30 [...]

2019-04-25T13:11:06+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

18 Facts For 2018!

  Many thanks for a wonderful 2018 that has seen so many positives to the sport of goalball in the UK. Without your support, enthusiasm and commitment to what I believe is one of the best sports in existence this would not be possible. The sport belongs to you and as custodians in the [...]

2019-04-25T13:12:20+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

First Goalball UK school competition is a great success!

Thursday 6thDecember saw Goalball UK run our first school competition as part of our National Schools Programme. The tournament was a great success, with 5 teamscompeting from 3 primary schools across Sheffield. It was amazing to see thesmiles on everybody’s faces! Children, teachers and parents all stated just howmuch fun the competition was to watch [...]

2018-12-11T14:57:49+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Tokyo 2020 the target for women’s Goalball squad after new funding award

Goalball UK has received funding from UK Sport’s Aspiration Fund and have targeted qualification for the Tokyo Paralympic 2020 games as a result. Previously we did not receive any Government funding for our GB teams – meaning we, the  national governing body has relied on creating other revenue streams in order to support their high-performance [...]

2018-12-07T10:40:40+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments