Italian Basketball team wins gold in Portugal
12 Dec 2017
Today, we received a team of blue samples: the Italian National Basketball Syndrome, which was awarded gold to Europeans last October. It was the opportunity to deliver to these extraordinary
athletes a recognition from the ministry for sport, to let them know how proud they made us to be represented by them in the international field.
With us there was Carlton Myers, a true legend of our basketball, who didn't want to miss this special date.
Success story of Irem with Down's syndrome
25 Nov 2017
Special athlete with Down syndrome İrem Öztekin, the result of his work took the championship. The 100m butterfly is now working for the world championship after the European Open Swimming Championship, where youngsters broke the world record and won five medals.
Andre produces Rivett-ing performance in Portugal
9 Nov 2017
Portugal hosted the Sports Union for Athletes with Down Syndrome (SU-DS) World Championships in Athletics from 14th – 16th October 2017.
For the first time Australia took part in the event sending Brisbane Athlete Andre Rivett, who competed in the Javelin, Shot Put and Discus. Andre is a familiar face in the Athletics scene in Queensland, regularly competing in local, national and international competitions, such as the 2016 Melanesian Championships in Fiji.
Bickley Billy wins eleven gold medals at DSISO European Championships
4 Dec 2017
BICKLEY resident, Billy Birchmore, has won eleven gold medals at the Downs Syndrome International Swimming Organisation’s (DSISO) European Championships.
During an amazing week last month, London South East Colleges student and swimming sensation, Billy won eight individual gold medals at the DSISO European Championships in Paris, France.
Petition to the IPC
A petition has been created to ask the International Paralympic Committee to change the Rules and to create a Class for athletes with Down Syndrome for inclusion in the 2020 Paralympic Games in
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