Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games Update – Brazil Dominates First Weekend

The torch is lit and the games are in full swing down in Peru! Wheelchair rugby, para table tennis, and sitting volleyball kicked off prior to the Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games opening ceremonies with some preliminary matches on Thursday and Friday. Chile’s Tamara Leonell took home the first gold medal on Friday in table […]

Paralympic Counterpart To Pan American Games Kicks Off On Friday, August 23rd

The 2019 ParaPan-Am Games will be held in Lima, Peru from August 23rd to September 1st and will be the biggest ever! It will feature over 1800 athletes from 33 countries. Events will be held in 17 sports: athletics, badminton, boccia, cycling, blind and paralympic football (soccer), goalball, judo, powerlifting, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, table […]

The Turnstone Center: Catering To Every Need For People With Disabilities

Last summer, Athletes Roll visited the Turnstone Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana for the US Power Soccer 2018 MK Battery Conference Cup Series. Turnstone recently hosted the power soccer tournament again this year, and they are now gearing up for an even bigger event: The 2019 IBSA Goalball and Judo International Qualifier. The Turnstone Center […]

One Month Out From 2018 Invictus Games in Sydney

Next month, the fourth Invictus Games will take place in Sydney, Australia.  The Invictus Games are a multi-sport, international event for wounded, disabled and ill service members.  Founded by Prince Harry, who was so impressed by the power of sports to help veterans heal and rehabilitate after attending the Warrior Games in the U.S. in […]

Athletes of All Abilites Compete at the Commonwealth Games

The Paralympics may be over but fear not, there’s plenty of para sporting events going on all around the world this spring! The biggest of all are the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games taking place in Queensland, Australia from April 4-15. Athletes from around 70 nations and territories from the Commonwealth of Nations come together […]