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Two more athletics events confirmed for 2022 programme

As the return to competition gathers pace, we are pleased to confirm two additions to the calendar for 2022. 2022 Virtus World Half Marathon Championship In September, Viseu – Portugal will host the 2022 World Half Marathon Championships. The event takes place alongside a major local competition ensuring a large and competitive field. The event takes […]

Virtus Vice President Robyn Smith receives OAM

Virtus would like to congratulate its Vice President Robyn Smith on being awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for services to people with a disability through sport. Robyn has been Chief Executive of Australia’s member organisation Sporting Inclusion Australia since 1991, joining the Board of Virtus in 2011 and becoming Vice President […]

Virtus Vice President Robyn Smith elected to IPC Governing Board

Virtus Vice President Robyn Smith has been elected at the IPC Annual General Assembly, as one of ten IPC Governing Board Member at Large representatives. The Virtus Governing Board has congratulated Ms. Robyn Smith on this outstanding achievement. Her election continues in the footsteps of Virtus (formerly INAS-FID) founding executive Marie Little OAM who served […]

Voluntary Tennis Committee Member (Europe) sought

Virtus is seeking application for the position of Virtus Tennis Committee Member – European Region (voluntary). This is an exciting position suitable for coaches and sports practitioners with a good understanding of elite tennis, particularly for athletes with an impairment. Virtus Sports Committees lead and manage our sport and competition programme. In particular they are […]

2022 list of banned substances and methods published

We would like to draw your attention to the WADA 2022 list of banned substances and methods, which comes into effect on 1st January 2022. It is particularly important that all Virtus athletes and support staff are aware of the changes, particularly the new guidance around the use of Glucorticoids. The anti-doping page has been updated to […]

Results of the 2021 Para Equestrian Video Competition published!

We are delighted to publish the results of the 5th Para Equestrian Video competition. This years competition attracted more athletes than ever before and enabled the inclusion of a team award. There was gold medals for Sonia Vilalba (ESP), Alejandro Espejo (ESP) and Anna Beem (USA), whilst both Spain and Germany took the Team awards. […]

Virtus Webinar – 25.10.21 – Register NOW!

We are pleased to invite you to join the next in our series of webinars: ATHLETE LEADERSHIP How sport can contribute to enhancing athletes’ self-confidence, employability and leadership skills 25th October 2021 at 1300 UK (1200GMT) For this webinar Virtus is delighted to present Dr. Alba Roldan Romero as our guest speaker. Dr. Romero is leading a European […]

Virtus World Swimming Championships – rearranged dates

We are pleased to confirm that the 2021 Virtus World Swimming Championships have been rearranged to take place in Montlucon, France in December. Due to the short entry time available we encourage all member organisations who are planning to enter the event to contact the LOC immediately to notify them of your intention. The event […]

Virtus Webinars

We are pleased to invite you to join the next in our series of webinars:   Tokyo Paralympic Games Review 4th October 2021 at 1300 UK (1200GMT)   Following the incredible Tokyo Paralympics, we are delighted to be joined by a number of medal-winning athletes who will share their experience of the Games, including: 1. Peter Palos(HUN) gold medalist- […]