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Pinto hopes boccia gold at TO2015 will lead to Rio 2016 success

Brazil’s four-time Paralympic boccia champion Direcu Jose Pinto has set his sights on winning gold at August’s Parapan American Games to underline his credentials as the man to beat at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. continue reading


We are asking all of our members to give us information about referees, classifiers and officials ahead of our busy 2015 competition schedule. Our Referees Committee is working with our event hosts to allocate referees for our competitions. Members in Europe have been asked to email their nominations to the head of the committee Helana Bastos before the 28th January. Anyone who is having problems, or who hasn't received the email from Helana should contact immediately for help. Separate to this we are gathering information on all our members as we aim to develop a full database of athletes, officials, coaches, referees and classifiers. We ask all our members to cooperate and help us achieve this as we continue to professionalise boccia.    

Announcing the BISFed Standard Boccia Ball

As part of BISFed’s ‘Making Boccia Accessible’ project, we have entered into an agreement with Handi Life Sports to manufacture and supply sets of ‘BISFed Standard Boccia Balls.’ These high quality boccia balls represent excellent value for money and will be available exclusively to BISFed Members. Each set contains six red, six blue and one white jack ball, all branded with the BISFed logo and contained in a strong canvas bag. continue reading

New Year Message from the BISFed President

I trust you all enjoyed your boccia in 2014 as much as I did watching some fantastic competition – whether this was live at the World Championships in Beijing, or on-line at one of the World Open events.. continue reading