Archive for the ‘Sports/Paralympics’ Category

Canada’s Patrick Jarvis running for president of International Paralympic Committee

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Canada's Patrick Jarvis is running for president of the International Paralympic Committee. The 58-year-old from Calgary is up against Brazil's Andrew Parsons, Denmark's John Petersson and China's Haidi Zang, the IPC said Monday in a release.

Canada finishes 6th at men’s U23 wheelchair basketball worlds

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Canada had to settle for sixth place at the men's under-23 world wheelchair basketball championship after a 76-68 loss to Germany on Thursday in Toronto.

Canada falls in quarters at men’s U23 wheelchair basketball worlds

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Canada will miss the podium at the men's under-23 world wheelchair basketball championship after a 58-45 loss to Japan in the quarter-finals on Wednesday.

Canada routs Brazil in final round-robin game at U23 basketball worlds

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Canada improved its record to 3-2 to end preliminary action at the 2017 men’s U23 world wheelchair basketball championship with a convincing 62-37 win against Brazil.

Canada’s U23 men’s basketball team falls to Turkey

Sunday, June 11th, 2017

Canada struggled to find its offence and fell behind early at the men's under-23 world wheelchair basketball championship, losing 70-38 to Turkey on Sunday.

Moronchuk leads Canada past Iran at U23 wheelchair basketball worlds

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Ben Moronchuk scored a game-high 38 points to go along with 12 rebounds as Canada downed Iran 68-59 on Saturday at the men's under-23 world wheelchair basketball championship.

U23 Wheelchair Basketball World Championships: Canada vs. Italy

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Watch live on Thursday at 12 p.m. ET as Canada takes on Italy at the U23 Wheelchair Basketball world championships in Toronto.

Wheelchair racer Brent Lakatos sets another world record in 100 metres

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Canadian wheelchair racer Brent Lakatos won three gold medals — including another world record in the 100 metres — at the Daniela Jutzeler para-athletics meet Thursday in Arbon, Switzerland.

Marc Antoine Ducharme named head coach of women’s wheelchair basketball team

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
Marc Antoine Ducharme

The Chambly, Que., native's first priority will be earning a 2018 world championship berth at the America's Cup qualifier in Colombia in August.

Canada adds 3 medals at para-cycling road World Cup

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Team Canada upped its medal count to 10 over the weekend by winning two gold medals and one bronze at the para-cycling World Cup event in Maniago, Italy.