How can we make women’s sport more visible?

Mar 8, 2022 8:00:00 AM

On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the sporting career and advocacy for women’s sport of Wellspect Ambassador and Wheelchair Basketball player, Sophie Carrigill.

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Topics: IWBF, Sports, #wheelchairbasketball, #RoadToParis

What wheelchair basketball has done for me

Dec 6, 2021 7:42:00 AM

Fabio Raimondi is a wheelchair basketball legend, and at 49, he's still making a real difference on the court and as a Wellspect ambassador. He's represented Italy at the Athens 2004 and London 2012 Paralympics, has won five league titles and two European championships with the national team whom he captained for 10 years. He holds the record for most appearances in a blue shirt!


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Topics: IWBF, Sports, #wheelchairbasketball, #RoadToParis, parasports

The players, teams and events to look out for in wheelchair basketball

Nov 15, 2021 7:30:00 AM

Since Tokyo 2020, wheelchair basketball is enjoying growing popularity. With the European Championships, World Championships and Paris 2024 all on the horizon, we take a look at the upcoming competitions, teams and the players to watch out for in the year ahead.

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Topics: IWBF, Paralympics, #wheelchairbasketball, #RoadToParis, parasports

How does the Australian national wheelchair basketball team prepare?

Sep 6, 2021 7:30:00 AM

Ella Sabljak and Matt McShane represent Australia in wheelchair basketball. They met at a tournament and eventually became a couple. How did they find wheelchair basketball and what does their schedule look like?

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Topics: quality of life, IWBF, #roadtotokyo, #wheelchairbasketball, parasports

What’s it like to compete in the Paralympics when you’re a couple?

Aug 2, 2021 7:30:00 AM

As we approach the Paralympic games in Tokyo 2021, we interviewed Australian couple, Matt McShane and Ella Sablja, both wheelchair champions playing for the Australian national wheelchair basketball men’s and women’s teams. Read their story in 2 parts and join us in watching the games, starting August 24.

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Topics: quality of life, IWBF, #roadtotokyo, #wheelchairbasketball, parasports