Boccia (/ˈbɒtʃə/ BOCH-ə) is a precision ball sport, simi... -

Boccia (/ˈbɒtʃə/ BOCH-ə) is a precision ball sport, simi...

wikipedia - 13 Sep 2016
Boccia (/ˈbɒtʃə/ BOCH-ə) is a precision ball sport, similar to bocce, and related to bowls and pétanque. The name "boccia" is derived from the Latin word for "boss" – bottia. The sport is contested at local, national and international levels, by athletes with severe physical disabilities. It was originally designed to be played by people with cerebral palsy but now includes athletes with other severe disabilities affecting motor skills. In 1984, it became a Paralympic sport, and in 2008 w

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International Paralympic Committee - 10 Jan 2019
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International Paralympic Committee - 12 Jul 2018
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International Paralympic Committee - 14 Dec 2018
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Get Inspired: How to get into boccia

BBC Sport - 09 Aug 2018
Try boccia - the game of precision and accuracy designed specifically for people with a disability but open to all genders and on similar levels of ability.

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International Paralympic Committee - 18 Sep 2018
The boccia competition at the Indonesia 2018 Asian Para Games comes hot on the heels of the 2018 Boccia World Championships that took place in Liverpool, ...

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