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Emma Evans presented with Goalball UK’s Keith Lound Memorial Award

Emma Evans has been presented with Goalball UK’s Keith Lound Memorial Award, recognising her commitment and outstanding service to the sport for blind and partially sighted athletes. The annual award is given to someone who goes above and beyond the call of duty to assist in the development, facilitation and improved participation of the [...]

2019-08-20T13:02:21+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Great Britain women’s tournament finish shows progress towards Tokyo 2020

Great Britain women’s goalball squad sixth place finish at an international tournament was a significant step in their ambition to achieve qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. Despite losing out in the quarter-finals at the IBSA goalball event in Fort Wayne, the team put together a series of performances of the highest quality that [...]

2019-08-20T12:28:46+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Great Britain Under 23s bring home bronze from international competition

The Great Britain under 23s goalball team secured the bronze medal at the European Para Youth Games in Finland, after going up against some of the best teams in Europe over three days of competition. The tournament got off to a dream start, with a series of impressive wins over Germany, Italy and Hungary [...]

2019-08-28T13:20:07+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Goalball UK host legendary Olympian at Goalfix Cup

Goalball UK was proud to host Dame Katherine Grainger DBE, one of Great Britain’s most decorated Olympians, at the Goalfix Cup in Nottingham. Katherine, who now occupies the role of chair at UK Sport, took the opportunity to hear about many different elements of the sport – from grassroot to elite level - at [...]

2019-06-25T16:33:59+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Annual General Meeting 2019

Dear Members, I am pleased to attach the Notice of Meeting for the 2019 Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) of Goalball UK and related documents. The AGM will be held on Saturday 29 June 2019 at English Institute Of Sport, Coleridge Road, Sheffield, S9 5DA. Registration will be from 9.30am and the AGM will start [...]

2019-06-15T12:10:47+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Women’s squad announced as Goalball UK seek qualification for Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Goalball UK has announced the six women that will represent Great Britain at the IBSA Goalball International Qualifier in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA. The squad competing for a place at Tokyo 2020 is Sarah Leiter, Antonia Bunyan, Georgie Bullen, Amelia Robertson, Kali Holder and Lois Turner. An experienced four-person coaching team will be joining the [...]

2019-06-14T09:54:09+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Goalball stalwart to receive British Empire Medal for outstanding contribution to disability sport

Kathryn Fielding has been awarded a British Empire Medal for her outstanding service to goalball and sports for blind and partially sighted people. She has spent over 15 years tirelessly creating goalball opportunities for visually impaired people all over the country, helping to reduce isolation in this community by harnessing the power of team sport. [...]

2019-06-14T09:29:15+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments

Scarborough athlete completes skydive fundraiser for local club

Stuart Hudson, a visually impaired goalball player, has completed a skydive from 10,000ft to raise over £500 for his goalball team, Scarborough Goalball Club. The 16-year-old was diagnosed with optic atrophy, nystagmus and squint, which resulted in him being registered blind from a young age. Not discouraged to continue being active and playing sport, [...]

2019-05-03T12:49:29+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|0 Comments