Archive for the ‘Sports/Paralympics’ Category

Collin Cameron earns Canada’s 1st gold at para Nordic ski worlds

Monday, February 18th, 2019

Canada's Collin Cameron won the country's first gold medal of the world para Nordic ski championship in Prince George, B.C., capturing the men's cross-country sitting sprint title ahead of American Daniel Cnossen.

Canada’s Mark Arendz earns 10th career para Nordic world championships medal

Sunday, February 17th, 2019
Mark Arendz Gold Biathlon Paralympics

Canada's Mark Arendz skied to his 10th career world para Nordic ski championship podium finish after winning the silver medal in the 10-kilometre cross-country skate-ski race on Sunday.

Canada’s Collin Cameron opens para Nordic world championships with silver

Saturday, February 16th, 2019

Canada's Collin Cameron opened the 2019 world para Nordic skiing championships with a silver medal on Saturday in Prince George, B.C.

Canada’s McKeever swaps skis for tuxedo, nominated for Laureus World Sport Award

Thursday, February 14th, 2019
XXC McKeever Laureus Award 20190214

From a glitzy awards ceremony in Monaco to the nordic trails of Prince George, B.C., Brian McKeever is in for a whirlwind week.

Russia reinstated for Tokyo 2020 after Paralympics doping ban lifted

Friday, February 8th, 2019
Russia Putin Paralympics

Russia will be able to compete at next year's Paralympics in Tokyo after being reinstated Friday, more than two years after the country was suspended for widespread doping.

Benoît Huot retires after iconic Paralympic swim career

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

?Canadian swimmer Benoit Huot, a 20-time Paralympic medallist and member of the Order of Canada, retired from the sport Tuesday at age 35.

Watch world para alpine skiing world championships from Italy

Monday, January 28th, 2019

Watch the world's best para alpine skiers in action at the world championships in Sella Nevea, Italy.

Malaysia defiant despite being stripped of Paralympic event

Monday, January 28th, 2019

Malaysia's government has remained defiant despite losing the right to host the World Para Swimming Championships after it banned Israelis from competing in the event, a qualifying competition for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.

Malaysia stripped of Paralympic event over ban on Israelis

Sunday, January 27th, 2019
Malaysia Israel

?Malaysia has been stripped of the hosting rights for the World Para Swimming Championships after refusing to let Israelis compete in the event that serves as a qualifying event for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.

Canadian para skier Alana Ramsay captures silver at worlds

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

Canada’s Alana Ramsay captured a silver medal in the women’s giant slalom event at the world Para alpine world championships in Slovenia on Tuesday.