Archive for the ‘Sports/Paralympics’ Category

Paralympics demand more accessible hotels, transport for Tokyo 2020

Friday, October 19th, 2018
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The 2020 Tokyo Paralympics promise to be the best. They're being promoted just like the Olympics, planning is ahead of recent games in Rio de Janeiro and London, and the athletes village will offer easy access for anyone with disabilities.

Canadian women place 5th at wheelchair basketball worlds

Saturday, August 25th, 2018
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Canada's women's team finished fifth while the men placed 12th at the wheelchair basketball world championships on Saturday in Hamburg, Germany.

Canadian women eliminated in quarter-finals at wheelchair basketball worlds

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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The Canadian women's wheelchair basketball team will not be leaving the world championships with a medal after the team suffered a 63-56 loss to China in the quarter-finals on Thursday in Hamburg, Germany.

Ouellet leads Canadian women to world wheelchair basketball quarter-final vs. China

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
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?Canada rode a fourth-quarter charge to a 61-52 victory over winless Brazil on Wednesday to secure a quarter-final berth on the women’s side at the world wheelchair basketball championships in Hamburg, Germany.

Canada’s men out of medal contention, women lose to Dutch in wheelchair basketball

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
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Canada was eliminated from medal contention in men's competition Tuesday at the 2018 world wheelchair basketball championships, while the women's team dropped a decision to the Netherlands in pool play.

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.