Archive for the ‘Sports/Paralympics’ Category

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.

Canada wins gold at world para-hockey championship

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Canada's national para-hockey team avenged their preliminary-round loss to the U.S. by defeating the Americans 4-1 in the gold-medal game in Gangneung, South Korea on Thursday.

McGregor hat trick leads Canada into gold medal game at para-hockey worlds

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Tyler McGregor scored a hat trick as Canada routed Germany 9-0 on Wednesday to advance to the gold-medal game at the para ice hockey world championships.

Rebranding of sledge hockey causing concerns

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Six months ago the International Paralympic Committee made a decision to rebrand the 10 sports it governs. The changes mean that the sport of sledge hockey is to be recognized globally as para ice hockey. But the athletes wonder if rebranding is beneficial for their sport.

Canada suffers 1st defeat at para-hockey worlds

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Canada's national para-hockey team fell a goal short of victory against the unbeaten Americans on Monday at the 2017 IPC world championships in Gangneung, South Korea.

Canada routs Sweden 17-0 at para-hockey worlds

Friday, April 14th, 2017

Adam Dixon had two goals and seven assists and reached a career milestone as Canada continued to roll at the 2017 IPC World Para Hockey Championship with a 17-0 rout of Sweden on Friday.

Hickey, Bridges pace Canada to 7-0 win at para-hockey worlds

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Liam Hickey and Billy Bridges each had two goals and two assists as Canada remained undefeated at the world para-hockey championship with a 7-0 win over Italy on Thursday in Gangneung, South Korea.

Canada routs Norway at para-hockey worlds

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Tyler McGregor two goals and two assists to lead Canada to a 9-0 win over Norway in its opening game Wednesday at the 2017 IPC world para-hockey championship in Gangeung, South Korea.

World para-hockey championship

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Watch the world para-hockey championship on Wednesday at 2 a.m. ET from Gangneung, South Korea as Canada opens its tournament against Norway.