Archive for the ‘Sports/Paralympics’ Category

Russian Paralympic Committee’s fate to be decided in January

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
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The International Paralympic Committee said on Wednesday it was maintaining its suspension of the Russian Paralympic Committee but had yet to make a final decision on whether it can compete at the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea.

Canadian Emily Young wins bronze in women’s 10-km biathlon pursuit

Sunday, December 17th, 2017
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Emily Young rounded out the season-opening Para-Nordic World Cup race by claiming her fourth bronze medal, finishing third in the women's 10-kilometre biathlon pursuit on Sunday.

Emily Young wins silver at Para-nordic World Cup

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Canada's Emily Young won a silver medal at the season-opening Para-nordic World Cup on Tuesday. The 24-year-old skied to a second-place finish in the 15-kilometre classic-ski race on the Canmore Nordic Centre layout.

Canada crushes Italy as World Sledge Hockey Challenge begins

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017
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Brad Bowden scored a hat trick as Canada defeated shorthanded Italy 8-0 on Sunday to open the World Sledge Hockey Challenge.

Canadian Paralympians to IOC, IPC: Ban Russia from Winter Games

Friday, December 1st, 2017
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Hockey Canada CEO Tom Renney has signed a letter asking the Kontinental Hockey League to allow its players to participate in the upcoming Winter Olympics, the organization confirmed to CBC Sports.

100 days to go: Can Canada’s Paralympic team surpass Sochi success?

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
100 Days Out Pyeongchang Paralympics

The 2018 Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea are officially 100 days away, and Canadian sports fans have plenty to look forward to in March. Here's a look at the sports, storylines and stars to watch out for.

Nicolas Turbide leads smashing of records at Para-swimming Canadian Open

Thursday, October 5th, 2017
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Quebec City’s Nicolas-Guy Turbide broke both an Americas and Canadian record on the final night of competition Wednesday at of the Para-swimming Canadian Open in Toronto.

Saskatoon’s Shelby Newkirk sets world record at Para-swimming championship

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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Shelby Newkirk of Saskatoon set a world record in the S7 100-metre backstroke on Tuesday at the Para-swimming Canadian Open at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre.

Athletics community mourns death of Paralympic coach Ken Thom

Friday, September 29th, 2017
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Paralympic coach Ken Thom died suddenly last Sunday in Cape Town, South Africa as a result of a scuba diving incident, shocking many in the athletics world.

Canada’s Stefan Daniel reaches top of podium at para-triathlon worlds

Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Canada’s Stefan Daniel took gold in para-triathlon at the world championships in Rotterdam, the Netherlands on Friday.