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2015: The year ahead in ID football

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ID football is not a Paralympic sport, but it is beginning to develop a lot more now that ID sports are back in general.  There is a world championship that took place in 2014 and is scheduled to be held again. This list is far from complete but is designed to give an idea of what is happening in the world of this sport in the upcoming year, which is followed by 2016, a Paralympic year.

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May

  • Scottish FA Schools League for Players with a Learning Disability National Final take place on May 20 in Scotland in Ravenscraig.

 

July

  • The 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games open on 25 July 2015 and close on August 2 in  Los Angeles, California.  Sports on the program include Aquatics, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball., Beach Volleyball, Basketball, Bocce. Bowling, Cycling, Equestrian, Football (Soccer), Golf, Gymnastics, Judo, Kayaking, Open Water Swim, Powerlifting, Rollerskating, Sailing, Table Tennis, Team Handball, Tennis, Triathlon, Softball, Volleyball.

 

September

  • The INAS Global Games will take place in Guayaquil, Ecuador from September 20 – 27.  Sports on the program include athletics, basketball, cycling, futsal, rowing, swimming, tennis, and tennis table.

 

As some of these events are a long time in the future, please double check dates as they get closer to confirm them.  If there are any dates or events missing, please comment on the post and it will be added.

Laura Hale
About Laura Hale (2533 Articles)
Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees.

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