News for vision impaired people
Topics covered include Blind and partially sighted Sports, Events, VI technology and VI campaigns.
26 Athletes selected for Rio so far!
The plane to the 2016 Paralympic Games is already starting to fill up, with four sports’ teams now announced and more on the way in the coming weeks.Continue Reading
Eric Gallacher wins Silver in Weston-super-Mare!
Metro’s Eric Gallacher faced some stiff opposition in the Weston-super-Mare Visually Impaired Singles Bowls Tournament, held on the greens of Clarence Park from 5th to 8th May.Continue Reading
Cricket News: No – We Have Not Been Here Before; Sadly
Yes, all good things have to come to an end and on Saturday the Metro Devils long unbeaten T20 match run was ended by the Gloucestershire Growlers in an exciting game at Highgate. This was a first as the Devils had won every game they played in the South & East T20 trophy since its inception in the 2014 season.Continue Reading
Metro Blind Sport helps launch blind tennis in Germany!
Metro Blind Sport has made history by launching blind tennis in Germany! Metro Blind Sport Chair Amanda Green and its Tennis Committee Chair Odette Battarel held the German Blind Tennis workshop in Cologne from April 29 to May 1 – the first time blind tennis had been played in Germany. Odette, SELVis Project Development Manager, said the workshop in Germany was a success, with participants from towns all over Germany, as well as Austria and Turkey attending.Continue Reading
Bowls news: Hit the Lawn, jack – New VI Bowls Sessions in East London – 26th May
This month. Walthamstow Borough Bowling Club (WBBC) will be launching a project in Lloyd Park aimed at enabling local people living with sight loss to take up and play an adapted version of bowls.Continue Reading