Meet Marie Louise Mukangoga – founder of wheelchair basketball in Rwanda

Apr 5, 2021 7:30:00 AM

Rwanda is one of the newest members of IWBF, with the sport only being introduced in the country less than three years ago.


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Topics: Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), #roadtotokyo, #wheelchairbasketball, parasports

Making a hard choice

Feb 1, 2021 7:30:00 AM

Everything could have been so perfect – after months of rehab from a life changing accident, Svenja Mayer returned to her first love of horse riding, unaided. 

Photograph: Jez Timms

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Topics: IWBF, #roadtotokyo, #wheelchairbasketball, parasports

In conversation with Fernando Zappile, Vice-President of IWBF

Dec 14, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Wellspect is the new partner of the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF); we asked Fabio Raimondi, Paralympic basketball athlete and Wellspect ambassador, to interview Fernando Zappile, vice president of IWBF Europe and president of the Italian Federation Wheelchair Basketball (FIPIC).).

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Topics: Sponsorship, IWBF, #wheelchairbasketball, parasports

Wellspect + International Wheelchair Basketball Federation = Konnichiwa Tokyo!

Nov 2, 2020 7:15:00 AM

Sad as we all were to see the Paralympic games in Tokyo postponed for another year, we are excited that Wellspect is the newest Global Partner to the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation, IWBF. This will give us all the more reason to engage in the games in Tokyo next summer.

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Topics: Sport, IWBF, #wheelchairbasketball, parasports