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The week ahead in disability sport: July 14 to July 20

Three people Grant Philip, Colin Philip and Jill Philip at the Auckland airport. Image credit: Paralympics New Zealand

In the week ahead, several events are taking place in disability sport, including shooting’s world championship, and the conclusion of the men’s IWBF’s men’s world championships.




Wheelchair basketball


Wheelchair Rugby

  • The Korea Wheelchair Rugby National Championship take place in Gumi, South Korea from the 17th until the 20th.
  • The Summer Slam 2014 starts starts on Friday and end on Saturday at the  Jacksonville Ice & Sportsplex, Jacksonville, FL.  The event is a 50 Person Quad Rugby Round-up.


Laura Hale
About Laura Hale (2569 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. She has a PhD in Communications from the University of Canberra.

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