Archive for the ‘Sports/Paralympics’ Category

Gold medallists Forrest, Ideson head up Canada’s Paralympic wheelchair curling rink

Thursday, January 27th, 2022
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Hoping to restore its place atop the wheelchair curling podium, Canada's five-person rink headed to the Beijing Paralympics was announced on Thursday.

Hudak wraps up Para Nordic World Cup campaign with biathlon gold in Canmore

Sunday, December 12th, 2021
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Brittany Hudak wrapped up the Para Nordic World Cup at Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park in Canmore, Alta., by adding another gold medal to her name on Sunday.

Canadian Para skier Katie Combaluzier races to bronze in World Cup debut

Friday, December 10th, 2021
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Canadian para skier Katie Combaluzier raced to her first podium finish at a World Cup on Friday, finishing third in the sit-ski giant slalom.

Canada’s Wilkie and Young reach podium at Para Nordic World Cup in Canmore

Thursday, December 9th, 2021
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Canada's Natalie Wilkie and Emily Young won silver and bronze in the standing biathlon race at the Para Nordic Skiing World Cup.

Canada’s Para Nordic Ski Team claims 3 gold medals, bronze to open World Cup Season

Saturday, December 4th, 2021
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The Canadian Para Nordic Ski Team won three gold medals and a bronze in Canmore, Alta., to kick off the World Cup season on Saturday.

Bridges, Dunn each record hat tricks in Canada’s para hockey rout of Korea

Friday, November 19th, 2021
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Billy Bridges and James Dunn each scored a hat trick as Canada's para hockey team blanked South Korea 11-0 at a pre-Paralympic tournament in Bridgewater, N.S., on Friday.

Canada shakes off rust at wheelchair curling worlds with pair of wins

Sunday, October 24th, 2021
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Canada bounced back from an opening loss by winning a pair of round-robin games Sunday at the world wheelchair curling championship. Mark Ideson's team beat Switzerland 6-3 in the afternoon before topping host China 4-2 in the evening.

Canada’s Ideson, teammates falter late in wheelchair curling worlds opener

Saturday, October 23rd, 2021
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Canada's Mark Ideson dropped a 6-4 decision to American Matthew Thums in the opening game for both teams Saturday at the world wheelchair curling championship in Beijing.

Toyota halts use of self-driving vehicle at Paralympic village after collision with visually impaired athlete

Sunday, August 29th, 2021
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Toyota has suspended use of all of its self-driving e-Palette transportation pods at the Tokyo Paralympic Games village.

1st Tokyo 2020 Paralympian hospitalized due to COVID-19: report

Thursday, August 26th, 2021
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A foreign athlete participating in the Paralympic Games in Japan has been hospitalized with non-severe symptoms of COVID-19, Kyodo News said on Thursday, citing the Games' organizing committee.