News

2019-03-21T10:09:14+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Two Great Britain goalball teams have claimed spots on the podium at the International Goalball Tournament in Trakai, Lithuania. The women’s squad collected the gold medal, whilst the under-23s men’s team picked up the bronze medal in the youth division. This was the first time the women’s Great Britain squad have won the International [...]

Goalball UK announce new regional tournament

2019-02-25T20:55:14+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

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 [...]

First Goalball UK school competition is a great success!

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

12 weeks done, 705km run!

2018-11-14T22:40:26+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Our ‘parkrun to the Paralympics’ challenge continues with Chris Payne from Derbyshire Ducks maintaining his 100% record – he’s managed a parkrun every week since the launch on Saturday 25th August so has individually contributed 60km. Not far behind are Goalball UK staff members Kathryn Fielding and Stephen Newey who have each completed 10 parkruns [...]

Goalball UK make History!

2018-10-31T16:37:01+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Goalball UK are proud to announce that for the first time in history it has taken both a male and a female talent team away to represent Great Britain at an international tournament. The tournament held in Urk, in the Netherlands hosted a number of international and club teams from around Europe. Each individual [...]

Women’s GB goalball squad secure opportunity at Tokyo 2020 qualifier

2018-11-06T13:49:32+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

Goalball’s women’s GB team have achieved a coveted spot at the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Goalball International Qualifier in America. The competition offers a crucial opportunity for the women’s team to secure their ticket to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, with the top two nations at this competition guaranteeing their place. Taking place [...]

First East of England Regional Tournament a massive success!

2018-10-26T09:52:17+00:00 By |Categories: Goalball UK|

The first East of England regional took place on Saturday 20th October 2018 at Cherry Hinton Leisure Centre in Cambridge. The tournament was attended by 26 players that have experience of playing Goalball for a vast amount of years and months. Of the players that attending there were representatives from Cambridge Dons, London Elephants, [...]