IWA-Sport News

Arendse & Dore compete at World Para Powerlifting Championships

Britney Arendse and Nicola Dore will be aiming for strong performances and to progress in their respective world rankings as they compete in Kazakstan at the World Para Powerlifting Championships this week. Nicola Dore competed in the 61kg category and lifted 67kg leaving her 7th out of 10 competitors. Brintney Arendse is due to compete
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Irish team depart for European Paralympic Youth Games

An IWA-Sport team of 11 athletes and support staff is set to compete at the European Paralympic Youth Games in Finland. Pajulahti Olympic and Paralympic Training Center will welcome young Para Athletes from the 25-30 June 2016 in Finland between the ages of 13-23 years to compete in eight different para sports including, Athletics, Swimming
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2019 Aspire Graduate Programme

2019 Aspire Graduate Programme Irish Wheelchair Association-Sport through the support of Sport Ireland and the Dormant Accounts fund wish to invite applications from suitably qualified persons for the Aspire Graduate Programme. The position available is for a Sports Programme Assistant where the successful candidate will gain hands on experience of working in our sports centre
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UPDATE: Para Athletics Training Camp Continues in 2019

The Para Athletics training camps for children and adults with a physical disability interested in throwing discus, shot put or javelin continues with the final session taking place on Saturday 5th January 2019 in Tipperary. Full details are below and for more information please contact cliona.horan@iwa.ie Venue: Borrisokane Community college, Co. Tipperary (directions) Date: Saturday
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Irish Wheelchair Rugby Team to compete at World Champs

The Irish Wheelchair Rugby team will make history next week as they compete at the IWRF World Championships in Sydney, Australia for the first time ever. The game was first introduced to Ireland in 1997 and is played in Cork, Laois, Dublin and Belfast currently. The Irish team secured qualification to the upcoming World Championships
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IWAS Youth World Games Officially Opens

The splendid facilities of the AIT International Arena played host to the opening ceremony of the IWAS Youth World Games this afternoon. IWAS President Rudi Van Den Abbeele officially declared the Games open following the colourful Parade of Nations, which saw each team introduced to the supporters. 17 nations comprising of 165 athletes, have converged
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Countdown to the IWAS Youth World Games

The Countdown is on to the International Wheelchair & Amputee Sports (IWAS) Youth World Games which will take place in Athlone from July 2nd to 5th. The IWAS Youth World Games offers young athletes a biennial multi-sport Games and provides athletes with their first taste of competition against their international counterparts. The Games sustain the
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Irish Wheelchair Rugby Team Bid for World Championships Qualification

The Irish Wheelchair Rugby team will compete at the World Championship Qualifiers in Switzerland from the 4th to the 8th April. Four qualification slots for the World Championships later in the year are up for grabs in this 8 team competition. The action begins on Wednesday, with Irelands first game vs New Zealand (11am) on
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Graduate Position Available

2019 Aspire Graduate Programme Irish Wheelchair Association-Sport through the support of Sport Ireland and the Dormant Accounts fund wish to invite applications from suitably qualified persons for the Aspire Graduate Programme. The position available is for a Sports Programme Assistant where the successful candidate will gain hands on experience of working in our sports centre
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IWAS-Sport Athletics team set for World IWAS Games

IWA-Sport will once again send a team to the IWAS World Games this coming weekend. 14 Irish athletes, including first time competitors and masters competitors will compete with 43 other nations in track and field events over the course of a week. Ireland has a strong tradition of competing at the Games and will once
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