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August 23, 2017

Triple Paralympic medallist Tristen Chernove leads Canadian Para cycling world team

OTTAWA – Triple Paralympic Games medallist Tristen Chernove of Cranbrook, B.C., leads a 13-member team announced by Cycling Canada for the Para cycling road world championships August 31 to September 3 in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

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August 22, 2017

IPC wins major international award

HONG KONG - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has been named as one of three laureates for the prestigious LUI Che Woo Prize – Prize for World Civilisation which was announced at a press conference in Hong Kong on Tuesday (22 August).

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August 21, 2017

Heartbreaking loss for Mawji in bronze match at boccia Americas Championships

CALI, Colombia – Hanif Mawji of Burnaby, B.C., took fourth place in the BC2 category losing a close bronze medal match at the boccia Americas Championships which concluded on Sunday August 20, 2017.

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August 18, 2017

Moreau, Croteau-Daigle/Lussier double champions at Para cycling nationals

BROMONT, Que.  – Double Paralympic Games bronze medallist Charles Moreau of Victoriaville, Que., and the tandem pair of Matthieu Croteau-Daigle and his pilot Benoit Lussier were double champions this week at the 2017 Global Relay Para Cycling Road National Championships p/b Lexus.

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August 18, 2017

Dispaltro and Levine win bronze, qualify spot for worlds

CALI, Colombia (Boccia Canada)-  Marco Dispaltro and Alison Levine came away with the bronze medal today in the BC4 Pairs division at the Americas Regional Championship on Thursday August 17, 2017. The win also earns Canada a pairs slot at the 2018 World Championships.

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August 17, 2017

Wheelchair Basketball Canada names national teams

OTTAWA (WBC) Wheelchair Basketball Canada is pleased to announce the athletes selected to represent Canada in 2017 as members of the Senior Men’s and Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball Teams.
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August 17, 2017

Dispaltro and Levine advance to semifinals at boccia Americas Championships

CALI, Colombia (Boccia Canada) - It was an uneven start, but BC4 Pairs of Marco Dispaltro (St. Jerome, QC) and Alison Levine (Montreal) are headed to the semi-finals at the Americas Boccia Championships after Wednesday’s action.

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August 15, 2017

News round-up: Para riders on the storm in Bromont

OTTAWA – Rio Paralympic Games medallists Michael Sametz of Calgary, Charles Moreau of Victoriaville, Que., and Shelley Gautier of Toronto are among Canadian Para cyclists set to battle for Canadian titles in Bromont, Que., this week at the 2017 Global Relay Para-cycling Road Championships p/b Lexus

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August 14, 2017

Para swimmer Shelby Newkirk earns Saskatchewan flag bearer role following golden performances at Canada Games

WINNIPEG - Shelby Newkirk concluded powerful performances at the Canada Games this past weekend in Para-swimming action and was named Saskatchewan’s flag bearer for Sunday’s Closing Ceremony.

The Games ended on Sunday (August 13) and featured Para sport events in athletics, swimming and sailing.

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August 8, 2017

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