IMAS News & Events

14th December 2018

All in the same boat!

When Bradford Amateur Rowing Club (BARC) decided to give Mixed Ability (MA) rowing a go, they had no idea how it would transform their club. Fortunately, […]
7th December 2018

Mixed Ability Sports – A Family Affair

Sport England announced a £40m investment to get families across the country active[1] earlier this year. As part of their ‘Towards an Active Nation’ strategy they […]
24th November 2018

IMAS Champion awarded Royal College of General Practitioners President’s Medal

IMAS celebrates the award of the Royal College of General Practitioners President’s Medal to Mixed Ability Health Champion Dr Mark Purvis.   The Royal College of […]
15th November 2018

What is Mixed Ability rugby?

Sundays Well RFC is home to the first Irish Mixed Ability Rugby Team – Sundays Well Rebels. The team began training together in January 2014 and […]
7th November 2018

The benefits of inclusion – A MIXAR story

Last weekend, Sundays Well RFC hosted the 3rd Erasmus Plus #MIXAR project at the Irish Independent Park, in Cork. Over 40 delegates from Italy, the United […]
30th October 2018

Sunday’s Well Rebels celebrate best year ever for Mixed Ability rugby!

It was a glorious autumn afternoon in Cork when Sunday’s Well Rebels stepped out onto Irish Independent Park to play their first match officially sanctioned by […]
22nd October 2018

Erasmus+ MIXAR Magazine issue 1

IMAS is proud to be the strategic partner of the EU-funded Erasmus+ Sport MIXAR (Mixed Ability Rugby for All) project. The project aims to replicate the […]
10th June 2018

Tracey Crouch Minister for Sport and Civil Society supports Mixed Ability movement to break down barriers

 International Mixed Ability Sports (IMAS) is celebrating the launch of its new ‘Mixed Ability Awards Scheme’ at the House of Commons this evening by recognising those […]
24th May 2018

Chivasso Rugby v Sundays Well Rebels

International Mixed Ability Sports (IMAS) and Chivasso Rugby Onlus are delighted to present the 3rd “Progetti Cup” which will see Chivasso Rugby take on former World […]
12th May 2018

Cork Chosen to Host IMART 2020 International Mixed Ability Rugby Tournament

The home of Munster Rugby will partner with IMAS for a third fantastic showcase of Mixed Ability rugby On Saturday 12th May, in Bilbao’s Fan Zone […]
8th May 2018

IMAS note on The Learning Disabilities Mortality Review Annual Report

IMAS is at the forefront of a global movement challenging the orthodoxy of grassroots sport provision. We campaign to break down the barriers which prevent people from […]
10th April 2018

Europe comes to Halifax to sample Mixed Ability Rugby

The 2nd Erasmus+ transnational meeting was held in West Yorkshire last  weekend! With over 30 participants from 5 countries sharing stories, presentations and practical training, before a real  […]