24 results for tag: Tennis

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: 2026 Virtus Americas Regional Games (Peru)

Virtus Regional Championships for athletes with intellectual impairments offer athletes from each of the five Virtus regions (Americas, Oceania, Europe, Asia) a high-level event one year prior to the Virtus Global Games World Championships (which are held every four years). As the US member of Virtus, Athletes Without Limits will field a US Team to this inaugural event based on athlete interest in the sports offered. Details including qualification standards in some sports, will be posted as they are released by Virtus and the host country. Competition Dates: Oct 2-12, 2025 (Final travel dates to be confirmed closer to event) Sports: Athlet...

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).

SAVE THE DATE: AWL Trip to 2024 Virtus Tennis World Championships (FRANCE)

About: The 2024 Virtus Tennis World Championships will take place March 3rd to 7th, 2024 in Annecy, France. Eligiblity: New athletes must complete Virtus International Level eligibility (II1, II2 or II3 groups) to compete and are encouraged to apply as early as possible at athleteswithoutlimits.org/eligibility US Athlete Interest Form: Athletes Without Limits will explore fielding a US Team at this event based on athlete interest and other factors. Interested US athletes should complete the Interest Form below to be added to our event email list. AWL is volunteer run so we appreciate your patience in hearing back from us!


As part of a partnership between USTA and Athletes Without Limits on Thursday, September 7th 2023 US Open spectators can also watch a Mixed Doubles Exhibition for players with Intellectual Impairments. The exhibition features Athletes Without Limits players Kevin Meade, Rachel Sweatt, Brittany Tagliareni, and Ryan Smith. The exhibition events will take place in Louis Armstrong Stadium between doubles matches as part of the US Open being held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, NY. In June 2023 Kevin Meade received first Player Development Player Grant from USTA for Athletes Without Limits National Team trip to the 2023 ...

2023 AWL Tennis Exhibition at the US Open (New York)

The 2023 US Open grounds are free and open to the public during the day on Thursday, September 7th! Witness more championship tennis for all! From Doubles Semifinals, Junior Quarterfinals to the amazing Wheelchair Championships, spend your day watching some of the best tennis in the world - for free! Don’t miss the Mixed Doubles Exhibition for players with Intellectual Impairments in partnership with Athletes Without Limits. The event  features Athletes Without Limits player Kevin Meade, Rachel Sweatt, Brittany Tagliareni, and Ryan Smith. The exhibition will take place in Louis Armstrong Stadium between doubles matches. Kevin Meade received ...

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.