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BISFed 2016 World Open, Povoa

The world’s top boccia athletes will get to perfect their gaming strategies ahead of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, when the BISFed 2016 World Open begins on Monday (13 June) in Povoa de Varzim, Portugal. continue reading
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Rules Clarification – published 7th June 2016

To all Member Nations, Please see the attached document published today, 7th June 2016, regarding clarification of the rules of our sport. Rules Clarification_2016.06.02-2 Many thanks. BISFed Team

Open Letter from the BISFed Rules Committee

Gary Vander Vies has released an open letter to the BISFed Community explaining the rational behind the rules clarifications that have been released ahead of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. continue reading

Making Boccia Accessible in Asia

20 new ‘Boccia Ambassadors’ attended a workshop in Dubai on 18 May, where they learned how to play boccia and how to teach others to play the game. Our new Boccia Ambassadors will return to their counties not only excited by what they have learned, but also with a stock of boccia balls which will help them to develop the sport. Countries which attended were: India, Indonesia, Jordan, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates continue reading