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Watch the WebTV matches afterwards
21.01.2014

Familiar faces on the top of the podium in showdown
19.01.2014

Beating Czech Republic in goalball is still mission impossible for the Finns
19.01.2014

Stonewall defence won the title for USA women’s goalball team
19.01.2014

Finland got two sets from European Champions in sitting volleyball final
19.01.2014

If you missed Saturdays WebTV matches…
18.01.2014

Lots of Finns in showdown semifinals
18.01.2014

Underdogs on fire in goalball semis
18.01.2014

Jani Tissari would like to crown his athletics career with a gold medal
18.01.2014

 
 

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Goalball is a sport for persons with a visual impairment. It is played by two teams of three players with a maximum of three substitutes on each team. The game is played on hard floor and the court is a rectangular divided into two halves by a centre line. There is a goal on both ends of the court. The ball, which has bells inside it, is made of hard rubber and has holes in it so that the bells inside can be heard as the ball moves. The object of the game is for each team to roll the ball across the court towards the opponent's goal line while the other team attempts to prevent this. The match time 2x12’ (beginning of 1.1.2011). The rules of the game are controlled by the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA).

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