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The week ahead in disability sport: July 28 to August 3

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The week ahead sees a lot happening in disability sport around the world.  The biggest event is the Commonwealth Games.  Several camps and try it sessions are taking place, and several national championships are taking place.  Sport governance events are also happening.

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Multisports:

  • The Commonwealth Games kick off in Glasgow on July 23  and run until August 3.

7-a-side football:

  • The 7-a-side European Football Championships continue most of the week in Maia, Portugal.

Athletics:

  • Athletics is on the program for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.  The Games from  July 23  until August 3.

Cycling:

  • Track cycling is on the program for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.  The Games from  July 23  until August 3.

Lawn bowls:

  • Lawn bowls is on the program for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.  The Games from  July 23  until August 3.

 Powerchair hockey:

  • The Prague Powerchair hockey tournament 2014 Prague, Czech Republic is taking place on August 1 and 2.

Powerlifting:

  • Powerlifting is on the program for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.  The Games from  July 23  until August 3.

Sitting volleyball:

  • The Portsmouth seated volleyball club in England is having a taster day on July 30.

Swimming:

  • Swimming is on the program for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.  The Games from  July 23  until August 3.
  • The Brazil national swimming championships take place on August 2 and August 3.
  • Ecuador vision impaired swimming national championships take place August 2.

Tennis:

  • There is a Learning Disability Camps organized by British Tennis on August 2 and 3.

Wheelchair fencing:

  • IWAS World Junior Games take place August 2 to August 8 at Stoke Mandeville.

Wheelchair rugby:

  • 2nd Annual Can-Am Rugby Invitational is taking place July 31 and August 1.
  • IWRF 2014 General Assembly and Conference is taking place August 2 -4 at Odense Congress Centre in Odense, Denmark.
  • Canterbury Rugby Football Club holds open wheelchair rugby sessions from 1pm-4pm every Sunday at Canterbury High, Canterbury Academy, Knight Avenue.

Wheelchair tennis:

 

If you have any disability sport items you would like added to our calendar and visible on the bottom of each page, please contact us via e-mail at laura@parasport-news.com.  We are also looking for someone to compile this list on a weekly basis, so please do not hesitate to get in touch.

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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