Goalball is a team sport designed specifically for athletes with a vision impairment. Participants compete in teams of three, and try to throw a ball that has bells ...


Goalball. Goalball is the most popular team sport for the blind and visually impaired. The sport originated in 1946 when Austrian Hanz Lorrenzen and German ...


General information - Goalball was invented in 1946 by Austrian, Hanz Lorenzen, and German Sepp Reindle, in an effort to help in the rehabilitation of blinded ...


Learn more about the Paralympic sport of goalball, including the outlook for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.


Sport Week: Introduction to goalball. 02.05.2016. The sport will make its 11th Paralympic appearance at Rio 2016.


The International Blind Sport Federation (IBSA) governs goalball and holds World Championships every four years, in between the Paralympic Games.

Aug 31, 2013 ... Goalball was devised in 1946 in an effort to rehabilitate visually impaired veterans who returned from World War II. In 1976, it was then ...
May 8, 2016 ... Goalball is played exclusively by athletes who are blind or visually impaired. It was invented in 1946 to help rehabilitate veterans who had lost ...


Played by athletes with visual impairments using a ball with bells inside, Goalball is among the most exciting team sports on the Paralympic programme.