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The International Blind Tennis Association (IBTA) announced today that Samir Mahir has been elected President at the annual general meeting held on the 27th November 2022. “Sport brings people together through active and healthy lifestyles worldwide. For people who are blind or have low vision,… Read More »IBTA Elects New Leadership for 2023-24
Great turnout at the 2022 blind and visually impaired tennis tournament in Singapore that was held the weekend of 26-27 November. The successful event was organised and co-hosted by Soundball Singapore and SportCares. Mr. Marcus Tan, Chief of Sport Development Group at Sport Singapore, gave… Read More »Blind Tennis Singapore Tournament
Some of the best Australian blind and low vision tennis players were in Melbourne to participate in the inaugural 2022 Australian Blind and Low Vision Championships. The national event took place from 30 September – 2 October at the National Training Center in Melbourne Park,… Read More »Inaugural Australian Blind and Low Vision Tennis Championships
For the first time in US Open history, the USTA will feature an enhanced audio broadcast geared to inclusion for those who may have low vision or blindness. Using 3D sound and real ball monitoring, the broadcast will be available for both the men’s and… Read More »Action Audio at the 2022 US Open
Congratulations to Blind Sport and Recreation Victoria (BSRV) for being among the winners of the 2022 TechDiversity Awards. BSRV won the Tech for Good award in the Health and Well-being category. The TechDiversity organisation is playing a major role in pushing for diversity and inclusion… Read More »BSRV’s work recognised at the 2022 Tech Awards in Melbourne
In collaboration with Soundball Singapore, Blind Sports & Recreation Victoria are planning a blind tennis exchange with the Singapore team from the 15th to the 22nd of May 2022. This is the third exchange between the two organisations since 2018 under the leadership of Chris… Read More »Australia/Singapore Blind Tennis Exchange Reignited
The award-winning technology is allowing people who are blind or have low vision to follow tennis games through sound in real time. Congratulations to Tennis Australia, AKQA, and Monash University for winning the 2021 Innovation award by the Australian Finance Review (AFR) and the Silver Lion… Read More »Action Audio wins 2021 innovation awards.
The IBTA family has lost a close friend and a legend of blind tennis. It is with great sadness that we learned about the passing of Mr Hirofumi Ono after his battle with cancer. Hirofumi was the current world champion and Japan national champion in… Read More »Passing of Mr Hirofumi Ono