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Sochi Paralympics end with flare, fireworks

Sunday, March 16th, 2014
"I'm possible" the theme of Sochi closing ceremony

The 2014 Paralympic Winter Games concluded Sunday with a closing ceremony honouring the world's Paralympic athletes and promoting the themes of inclusion and strength of spirit.

Chris Klebl shocks field, wins Paralympic gold

Sunday, March 16th, 2014
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Canada’s Chris Klebl surprised the field and shocked the Russian crowd at the Laura Cross-country Ski and Biathlon Center by taking a stunning gold medal in the men’s 10 km sitting cross-country race in Sochi on Sunday.

Brian McKeever makes history with more Paralympic gold

Sunday, March 16th, 2014
Brian McKeever

Brian McKeever took the crown in the men’s visually impaired 10 km race in Sochi on Sunday, becoming the first Canadian Winter Paralympian to win 10 gold medals in a career.

Canada captures sledge hockey bronze

Saturday, March 15th, 2014
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The Canadian men's sledge hockey team shook off its semifinal loss with a 3-0 win over Norway to take the bronze medal at the 2014 Paralympics on Saturday.

Canada to play Russia for gold in wheelchair curling

Saturday, March 15th, 2014
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The Canadian wheelchair curling team will get a chance to defend its gold medal in Sochi, defeating China 5-4 in a very tense semifinal match on Saturday.

Mac Marcoux wins gold in Paralympic giant slalom

Saturday, March 15th, 2014
Mac Marcoux

The youngest member of the Canadian Paralympic team strikes gold in Sochi in his final alpine event. Mac Marcoux wins the men's visually impaired giant slalom by more than two seconds.

Josh Dueck ‘nearly speechless’ at gold-medal win in Sochi

Friday, March 14th, 2014
Josh Dueck celebrates his gold medal in Sochi

Canada's Josh Dueck is at a loss for words when asked about his gold-medal win in the men's super combined (sitting) on Friday at the Sochi Paralympics.

Canada falls to U.S. in Paralympic sledge hockey semis

Thursday, March 13th, 2014
USA beats Canada in sledge hockey semifinals

The United States beat Canada 3-0 in a surprising victory Thursday to advance to the sledge hockey final against Russia at the Sochi Paralympics.

Chris Williamson wins bronze in slalom at Paralympics

Thursday, March 13th, 2014
Chris Williamson tied for 2nd in men's slalom

Canadian skier Chris Williamson has won bronze in the men's visually impaired slalom event, sticking it out in the second run despite tricky snow conditions that outdid teammate Mac Marcoux.

Canada, U.S. to face off in Paralympic sledge hockey semis

Thursday, March 13th, 2014
Team USA meets Canada in sledge hockey semifinals

Canada and the United States can't seem to avoid each other in hockey playoffs. Today, the two sledge rivals will meet in the semifinals at the Sochi Paralympics to see who will play Russia for gold.