13 results for tag: Basketball

2027 Virtus Global Games Heads to Cairo, Egypt

Virtus has just announced that the prestigious seventh edition of the Global Games, scheduled for 2027, will be hosted in Cairo, Egypt!

SAVE THE DATE: 2027 Virtus Global Games (Egypt)

Just announced! The 2027 Virtus Global Games will be held in Cairo, Egypt! Read the February 28, 2024 announcement & Video. Held every four years the Virtus Global Games is the World Championships for Athletes with Intellectual Impairment in 10+ summer sports. Following our 2023 US National Team trip to Vichy France, Athletes Without Limits will take US athletes to the 2027 Games. Details and exact dates will be posted as they are released by Virtus and the host country. Past trips have included France (2023), Australia (2019), Ecuador (2015), Italy (2011) and the Czech Republic (2009).

2023 Virtus Global Games France US Team Information

Athletes Without Limits has posted US Team travel, dates and cost for our trip to the June 2023 Vitus Global Games in France and a US Team Registration Form to our team page at: https://www.athleteswithoutlimits.org/gg2023. The 2023 Games are on track to be the largest Virtus Global Games to date with an estimated 1,200+ top athletes with intellectual impairment from 80 countries competing for the World Championships in their respective sports.

Celebrate Virtus’ 35th Birthday by Joining the ’35 Your Way’ Global Challenge April 6 – May 1

Happy 35th Birthday Virtus! Help us celebrate 35 years of Virtus support and competition for athletes with intellectual impairment by joining the 35 YOUR WAY challenge: walk, run, skip, swim, cycle, row, jump or get active your own way! WHO: Virtus Athletes, Family & Friends Around the World WHAT: 35 YOUR WAY Global Challenges on Playwaze Platform: • Walk/Run/Swim 35km (@22miles) in 35 days • Cycle 350km (@218miles) in 35 days • Row 35km in 35 days • How fast can you do 35 skips / 35 star-jumps? • Futsal/Football/Soccer: How many successful juggles can you do in 3.5 minutes? • Basketball...

(CANCELLED DUE TO COVID) AWL US Team Trip to Inaugural 2022 Virtus Americas Games (Brazil)

JUNE Update: Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled by the organizers in Brazil. The economic situation world-wide has made it impossible for many other nations in the America's region to send teams this year. We thank the Brazilian organizers for trying to host this event and hope that in the future it can be held there. In the mean time we encourage athletes to explore the opportunities at the upcoming 2023 Virtus Global Games in France for which planning is well underway by the French organizers. The 2022 Virtus Americas Regional Games will be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This multi-sport event will take place at the Brazilian ...

France to host 2023 Virtus Global Games

The sixth edition of the Virtus Global Games will be held in Vichy, France from 4 to 10 June 2023.

Athletes Without Limits US Team Trip to 2023 Virtus Global Games (France)

From June 2-11, 2023 more than one thousand of the best athletes from around the world will compete in the quadrennial Virtus Global Games, hosted in Vichy, France for seven days of elite multi-sport competition. The Games is the World Championships for athletes with an intellectual impairment in the following sports: Basketball, Cycling, Equestrian (new), Futsal, Judo (new), Karate (new), Rowing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis and Track & Field/Athletics, with additional demonstration events. Athletes Without Limits looks forward to taking a US Team to what will be our 5th Global Games since becoming the US Member of Virtus in ...

AWL Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

A summary of Athletes Without Limits event cancellations and postponements in order to help prevent further spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID 19) — with links to relevant updates and preventative measures.

Athletes Without Limits relocates National headquarters to Bend Oregon

The move was made in large part due to Bend’s abundance of training opportunities and facilities, access to outdoor recreation, active lifestyle, and the community’s ethos for volunteerism.

Brisbane to host 2019 INAS Global Games

For Immediate Release: 12th June 2015 Learn more on our Athlete Without Limits Global Games page. INAS – the International Federation for sport for para-athletes with an intellectual disability – has selected Brisbane, Australia to host the 5th INAS Global Games in 2019. The Games – a week long championship featuring nine sports – will attract more than 1000 of the world’s elite athletes with an intellectual disability. The opening ceremony will take place on 19th October 2019. Sport Inclusion Australia (formerly AUSRAPID) is the INAS member organisation responsible for the delivery of the Games. ...