Creating broader opportunities for swimmers with Down syndrome in Australia is set to grow under the guidance of Sport Inclusion Australia, who for 35 years have committed to sport inclusion for all. Down Syndrome Swimming Australia (DSSA) announced to members the organisation’s transition to Sports Inclusion Australia (SIA), and it… Read more
The Commonwealth Games Federation this week announced the full list of medal events for the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games. Included in that list are three events for athletes with an intellectual disability, the S14 200m freestyle for men and women and a mixed relay. The previous Commonwealth Games on the… Read more
Australia’s top cyclists will return to the road for the 2021 Federation University Road Championships this week in Ballarat. The week of cycling will see a series of events for the elite to the community riders in a festival of cycling starting Wednesday 3 February and concluding on Sunday 7… Read more
The Australian Sporting Alliance for People with a Disability (ASAPD) acknowledges International Day of People with a Disability (IDPwD) and supports its aim to promote greater understanding of disability issues and mobilise support for the dignity, rights and well-being of those with a disability, impairment or limitation. The Alliance brings together Australia’s nine National Sporting… Read more
The Sydney Olympics may have had the air guitar playing Australian 4 x 100m freestyle relay team, but the Sydney 2000 Paralympics had the awesome amigo’s. Brett Reid, Paul Cross, Patrick Donachie and Stewart Pike represented Australia at the 2000 Paralympics in swimming. Paul and Brett were the experienced members… Read more
Athletics was the biggest sport at Sydney 2000 Paralympics and the largest component of the Australian team with 70 athletes, of which 11 athletes had an intellectual disability. Australia finished on top of the Athletics medal tally with 35 Gold, 15 Silver and 16 Bronze medals. Our star of the… Read more
INAS Global Games 2019
INAS Global Games 2019 中文 (Chinese)
The 2019 INAS Global Games is a week long championship featuring nine sports and attracting over 1000 of the world’s elite athletes, who just happen to have an intellectual disability… Although if you didn’t know, you wouldn’t!
We work with National Sporting Organisations to assist them build the capacity to be inclusive of athletes with a disability.
Sport Inclusion Australia is a National Sporting Organisation for athletes with an integration difficulties, primarily those with an intellectual disability.
Sport Inclusion Australia does not conduct events, but rather advocates for the inclusion and development of programs, which focus on the ability of the individual.