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Photo: Wheelchair rugby players in action; Copyright: Andi Weiland |

Wheelchair rugby on the rise in Europe


The International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) has established the European Project to improve collaboration within the region to deliver Wheelchair Rugby education and development workshops. Using the talent and resources that are already available, the aim is to work with the European Union to fund these exciting projects and offer a legacy for future generations.
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Photo: Andrea Rothfuss, Georg Kreiter and Clara Klug in the national team Germany outfits for upcoming Paralympics; Copyright: NPC Germany

Paralympics: Germany reveal kit for PyeongChang 2018


The Germany Paralympic and Olympic teams modeled their kits for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games during an event held in Dusseldorf. Top German athletes such as Para alpine skiers Andrea Rothfuss and Georg Kreiter, and Para Nordic skier Clara Klug showcased the Adidas outfits during the event, alongside several Olympic counterparts.
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Allianz announced as title sponsor of Dublin 2018 World Para Swimming European Championships


Allianz has been confirmed on Wednesday, 18 October, as the title sponsor for the Dublin 2018 World Para Swimming Allianz European Championships. National Aquatic Centre in the National Sports Campus in Dublin will host the Para Swimming Allianz European Championships from 13-19 August next year.
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Photo: German table tennis player Thomas Schmidberger; Copyright: Andi Weiland |

European Para Youth Games take place in Italy


Hundreds of the best young Para athletes in Europe are gathering in Italy this week for the fourth European Para Youth Games. More than 600 Para athletes from 26 countries will compete in eight sports from 10-15 October.
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