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28 August 2012

Planning Your London 2012 “Social” Life

The London Olympic and Paralympic Games have been called the “social media” games.


During the Paralympics the IWRF will be providing you with up-to-the-minute scores, stats, photos and videos so that all members of the wheelchair rugby community can feel as if they have a front row ticket to the world’s most exciting para-sport event.


In order to help accommodate all of this we've changed over the Home Page of our website to focus on the excitement of the Games. Want to get in on the action? Heres how:


Facebook: Follow us on Facebook by going to www.facebook.com/InternationalWheelchairRugby and clicking “Like.” Feel free to leave any questions, comments, or good luck wishes for athletes or teams. You can also share our content on your own page by clicking “share” on whatever post you want to share.


Twitter: You can follow us on Twitter by follow @IWRF .We’ll be tweeting scores, liveblogging and answering your questions.


Want to make sure that your tweets are a part of the London 2012 conversation? Here are some tips:

The official wheelchair rugby hashtag is #wcrugby .Use this hashtag in your post so that we can easily find and retweet your post.
Make sure to tweet at us (@IWRF) so we can see your post and respond.
You can also use the hashtag #paralympic to make sure your tweet reaches a wider audience.
Are you liveblogging a game? Use the hashtag#wcrliveblog so that people can follow your posts. We’ll also be using this hashtag for our liveblogging, so you can search for it if you just want to seeliveblog tweets of a game as it’s going on.

If you have any questions, email  , tweet at us, or leave a comment on our Facebook page.