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le August 19, 2007

Canada finishes second in medal tally at Parapanamerican Games; athletes gain valuable multi-Games experience

  Team Canada Chef de Mission Rob
Needham said that the Parapanamerican Games were a great trial run for
the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games.   “I’m extremely pleased with the
strong performance of our 2007 Parapanamerican team,” said Needham. “We
have not only earned valuable qualifying slots for next year’s

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le August 19, 2007

Dunkerley, Reid break Parapanamerican Games records; sitting volleyball takes bronze

  “It’s a great feeling. These races
are the icing on the cake for the end of a great season. We would have
liked to sneak in under two minutes, but it’s a still a great way to
end the season,” said Dunkerley. “I raced a lot more this summer and it
really all came together and now it’s time for a break.”   Stefanie Reid,...

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le August 18, 2007

Canada takes silver in men's and women's wheelchair basketball

  Canada’s men’s wheelchair basketball
team fought hard, but Patrick Anderson was unable to sink a three
pointer with several seconds on the clock to take the game. The game
was tight throughout.   Anderson was Canada’s high scorer with 23 points, while Joseph Chambers with 20 points was the top American.   The women found the...

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le August 17, 2007

Canada's women's and men's wheelchair basketball teams to go for gold on Saturday


Playing in a round-robin format, Canada’s women’s team handily beat
El Salvador 66-14 on Friday to ensure themselves of a berth in the gold
medal match. They play the United States, the only team that beat the
Canucks in the round-robin. High scorers for Canada against El Salvador
were Cindy Ouellet, of Quebec...

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