Archive for the ‘Sports/Paralympics’ Category

Canada takes on the world at wheelchair rugby championships

Saturday, August 4th, 2018
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Canada will be among 12 teams competing for the wheelchair rugby world title in Sydney, Australia, beginning on Sunday. You can watch all matches from the competition live on CBCSports.ca

Watch the wheelchair rugby world championships

Friday, August 3rd, 2018
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Watch live action from the wheelchair rugby world championships from Sydney, Australia. Coverage begins on Sunday at 12 a.m. ET with a match between New Zealand and Australia.

Patrick Anderson embracing the comeback in men’s wheelchair basketball

Friday, June 29th, 2018
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For over a decade, the Canadian men’s senior wheelchair basketball team was virtually unbeatable. Back in those days, Patrick Anderson anchored the squad to three Paralympic gold medals in four Games. After a break from the game, the veteran has returned to lead a new squad that is looking for a new identity as it strives toward qualifying for Tokyo 2020.

Greatness abounds as Canadians smash country’s Paralympic medal record

Sunday, March 18th, 2018
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The Canadian Paralympic Committee's slogan coming into Pyeongchang was "Greatness is Rare" - but for 10 days in South Korea, Canada's 55 athletes, the largest winter delegation ever, proved greatness was abundant.

Paralympic wake-up: Day 9 news you might have missed from the Games

Sunday, March 18th, 2018
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Here's a quick recap of all the important Paralympic news you might have missed overnight.

Canada wraps up best-ever Winter Paralympics at Pyeongchang closing ceremony

Sunday, March 18th, 2018
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Para nordic star Mark Arendz leads the way at the Pyeongchang closing ceremony on Sunday as the Canadian contingent celebrates its best-ever Winter Paralympics performance.

(Live at 11:25 pm ET) Paralympic Winter Games | Day 9 | Alpine Skiing: Women’s slalom – Gold medal event

Saturday, March 17th, 2018
(Live at 11:25 pm ET) Paralympic Winter Games | Day 9 | Alpine Skiing: Women's slalom - Gold medal event

Watch Paralympic Alpine skiing coverage of the women's standing, sitting and visually impaired slalom - second runs from Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Canadian roundup: Cross-country relay teams add to Pyeongchang medal haul

Saturday, March 17th, 2018
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Canada's cross-country relay teams won silver and bronze on Sunday in Pyeongchang, South Korea to set a new national Winter Games medals record with 26.

(Live at 8:55 pm ET) Paralympic Winter Games | Day 9 | Cross-Country Skiing: Mixed and open relays – Gold medal events

Saturday, March 17th, 2018
(Live at 8:55 pm ET) Paralympic Winter Games | Day 9 | Cross-Country Skiing: Mixed and open relays - Gold medal events

Watch Paralympic cross-country skiing finals featuring the 4x2.5km mixed and open relays in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Paralympics: From the past and into the future

Saturday, March 17th, 2018
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The Paralympic movement has grown significantly in the past 30 years and it will continue to progress thanks to a partnership with the International Olympic Committee that runs until 2032.