Due to the Football World Cup in Qatar, the Wheelchair Basketball World Cup in Dubai planned for November has been postponed until June 2023.

Due to the Football World Cup in Qatar, the Wheelchair Basketball World Cup in Dubai, scheduled for November, has been postponed until June 2023. This was announced by the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation IWBF. The Dubai government had expressed concerns about security, among other things, it said.

There would be “exceptional conditions” because of the World Cup in neighboring Qatar in November. Therefore, it was “the best solution” for athletes and teams to postpone the World Cup, the federation said.