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Italian bowling played on a long narrow dirt court


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The event was a qualifier for the Lord's Taverners Regional Boccia Tournament, which will be held at the Academy in February.
This year, the school has introduced new opportunities for the children with boccia one of the main sports.
Boccia also serves as Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, Chief Medical Officer of the International Oncology Network (ION) Clinical Research Program, and is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Geriatric Oncology Consortium.
Harry has been competing since 2009 and is twice English National BC4 Champion - including the 2014 event - and four times Disability Sport Events Boccia Open National BC4 Champion.
His mum Michelle said: "Harry loves playing boccia, it is his life really.
Pupils from the Corley Centre secured second place in boccia while Year 9 students from Cardinal Wiseman School came third in the rowing relay.
The boccia player, who has been selected for Team GB, said: "I began playing boccia around six months after my condition confined me to a wheelchair, and I can honestly say it has given me a new purpose in life.
Boccia will be one of the activities featured in the |family fun day at Bradley
Boccia truly is a unique sport for people with disabilities and I would encourage more people to try their hand at it.
The boccia sets are available to be used by the youngsters who attend various groups at the following centres; Ysgol Maes Dyfan Youth Club, Colwinston and Wick Youth Club, Byrd Crescent in Penarth, Murchfield in Dinas Powys, Area 41 in Barry and Llantwit Major Youth Centre.
DAVID SMITH missed out on Boccia gold yesterday - and should now be heading to the altar.
20pm); 5-a-side football, equestrian, boccia and archery (More4, 4.
STEPHEN McGUIRE Events: Individual Boccia (target ball sport) BC4/BC4 Pairs Based: Bellshill, Lanarkshire Born: August 1984 A formidable act with brother Peter, going for gold in the Boccia pairs.
The Silver medals were won by Wissem Bahri (2 medals) and Khaled Gueblaoui (2 medals) at athletics and by Hamza Dabboussi and Youssef Hajri at boccia ( kind of bowls).
Executive Management Award honoree Christine Donaldson Boccia, executive manager, Donaldson Traditional Interiors, a certified WBE, took over the hell of the family business four years ago upon her father's sudden death and is broadening the firm's horizons.