British Wheelchair Basketball (BWB) has started its search for new high-performance partnerships, aiming to create hubs for the sport in universities across the United Kingdom.
Wheelchair Basketball News
Marc Antoine Ducharme, the coach of Canada's women's wheelchair basketball team, won the Team Sport Coach of the Year award at the Gala Sports Québec.
A member of Japan’s women’s wheelchair basketball team has been denied a chance to compete at next year’s Paralympic Games after being ruled ineligible for Tokyo 2020.
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) have renewed their Memorandum of Understanding through to 2023.
An International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IBWF) Athlete Steering Committee will host an online forum as the group continues work on establishing a Players’ Commission.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has said it "sympathises greatly" with players found ineligible to compete in wheelchair basketball events at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, but has insisted the rules of the sport must be followed to ensure the integrity of the competitions.
Athletes from 10 of the 14 countries qualified for wheelchair basketball competition at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games have called for the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to allow all formerly eligible athletes to compete.
Global Athlete has requested that the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) protect those qualified athletes for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, who may now not be able to compete at the Games due to reclassification.
The International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) confirmed the qualification process for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
The Japanese Wheelchair Basketball Federation (JWBF) has partnered with the Japanese Basketball Association (JBA) for a new project aimed at showcasing the sport across the country.
British Wheelchair Basketball (BWB) has launched a new fund of £10,000 ($13,100/€11,100) to support clubs as they prepare to return to play.
The Swedish Basketball Federation (SBBF) has launched a new initiative with a view to getting enough players to form a wheelchair basketball league in the country.
The International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) has signed an agreement with the Olympic Channel to collaborate on content.
International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) President Ulf Mehrens has said the organisation will call for changes to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) classification rules after nine players were declared ineligible for Tokyo 2020 in the first reassessment phase.
British wheelchair basketball player George Bates has started a petition to ask the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to review its classification code which could leave Paralympic athletes unable to compete internationally.