Archive for the ‘Sports/Paralympics’ Category

Delayed Paralympics has reinforced swim great Aurélie Rivard’s determination to succeed

Thursday, March 26th, 2020

In the wake of the postponement of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, one of Canada's most prolific Paralympic swimmers is asking the big questions about why she does what she does and what's really important.

Canada’s wheelchair rugby team qualifies for Tokyo Paralympics

Sunday, March 8th, 2020
Wheelchair rugby

Canada's wheelchair rugby team is heading to the Tokyo Paralympics after they defeated Columbia at the IWRF Paralympic qualification in Richmond, B.C. on Sunday.

Canada tops France to remain perfect at wheelchair rugby Paralympic qualifier

Saturday, March 7th, 2020

Canada's wheelchair rugby team improved to 6-0 at the IWRF Paralympic qualification tournament on Saturday with a win over France.

Canada’s wheelchair rugby team beats Sweden, remains undefeated at Paralympic qualifier

Friday, March 6th, 2020

Canada's wheelchair rugby team continued its strong start to the IWRF Paralympic qualification tournament by beating Sweden 55-39 in Richmond, B.C. on Friday.

Canada’s wheelchair rugby team dominates Colombia for 2nd win at Paralympic qualifier

Thursday, March 5th, 2020

Canada's wheelchair rugby team claimed a dominant 62-35 victory over Colombia in their preliminary round match at the IWRF Paralympic qualification tournament in Richmond, B.C. on Thursday.

Watch the wheelchair rugby Paralympic Games qualifier

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

CBC Sports will have a free live stream of all of Canada's matches at the 2020 wheelchair rugby Paralympic Games qualifier beginning on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. ET against Switzerland. Coverage will also include the tournament semifinals on Sunday at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. ET.

Canadian women’s sitting volleyball team earns Tokyo Paralympic berth

Saturday, February 29th, 2020

Canada defeated Ukraine 3-0 (25-21, 25-17, 25-23) earlier today in Halifax to secure a spot in the Paralympics after going 6-0 in the Paralympic qualifying tournament.

Canadian women’s sitting volleyball on brink of Paralympic berth after advancing to Halifax final

Friday, February 28th, 2020
2-28-2020 Sitting Volleyball Game 10 Canada vs Finland

The Canadian women's sitting volleyball team is one win away from securing a spot at the Tokyo Paralympics.

Canadian women’s sitting volleyball team blasts past Ukraine at Halifax Paralympic qualifier

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

The Canadian women's sitting volleyball remained undefeated following a stellar, straight-sets victory over top ranked Ukraine at a Paralympic qualifying event in Halifax on Thursday.

Canadian Paralympians confident ahead of final women’s sitting volleyball qualifier

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

Nicole Ban is hopeful the Canadian women’s sitting volleyball team will be further motivated and better prepared to handle in-game pressure playing on home soil starting Wednesday at the final Tokyo Paralympic qualifying tournament in Halifax.