Archive for the ‘Sports/Paralympics’ Category

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.

Watch the 2020 women’s sitting volleyball Paralympic qualifier

Friday, February 21st, 2020
1180 sitting volleyball

Watch live action from the 2020 women's sitting volleyball Paralympic qualifier in Halifax where the final spot at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics is on the line.

Tristen Chernove collects 2 silver medals at para-cycling track worlds

Sunday, February 2nd, 2020

Tristen Chernove of Cranbrook, B.C., came up half a bike length short on Saturday, finishing second to Maurice Eckhard of Spain in the men’s C2 final omnium race at the para-cycling track world championships in Milton, Ont.

Canada’s Brian McKeever skies to gold at para-nordic World Cup

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

Brian McKeever overcame slushy conditions to won a gold medal Wednesday at a Para-Nordic World Cup stop.

Canada’s Brian McKeever takes silver at para-nordic World Cup

Monday, January 13th, 2020
XXC McKeever Laureus Award 20190214

Brian McKeever sprinted to the silver medal in the men's visually impaired category Monday at a para-nordic World Cup stop.

Canada’s Collin Cameron takes silver in sit-ski at para-nordic World Cup

Sunday, January 12th, 2020
Pyeongchang Paralympics Biathlon

Canadian sit-skier Collin Cameron sprinted to the silver medal on Sunday at the Para-Nordic World Cup in Dresden, Germany.