Accreditation: Paralympic World Cup

Media accreditation for the BT Paralympic World Cup is now open.

The event is the largest annual multi-sport competition for elite athletes with a disability and will take place at the Manchester Regional Arena on May 22-26.

Sports include Athletics (May 22), Wheelchair Basketball (May 23-26) and Football 7-a-side (May 23-26), with international matches taking place in Boccia (May 24) and Sitting Volleyball (May 25).

This year’s event will fire the starting gun for a fantastic summer of Paralympic sport and provide an opportunity for people to see the world’s best international athletes in action. The BT Paralympic World Cup is a vital event for athletes hoping to compete at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, being staged as the countdown clock ticks 100 days to the Paralympics.

The deadline for media accreditation applications is Monday April 16.

Click here for key information and to submit your online application.


Mon Mar 12: SJA British Sports Journalism Awards in London. A gala dinner celebrating our colleagues work.

Mon Apr 16: SJA Spring Golf Day, Surbiton GC. Watch the SJA website for booking details.

Thu Apr 19: SJA Annual General Meeting, Fleet Street, 12.30pm. Click here for details.

Thu May 10: SJA Ladbrokes Lunch with former England cricket captain Alec Stewart. Booking details to be announced.