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January 14, 2011

Three Paralympic Medalists Lead The Way Into The 2011 Para-Alpine World Championships The World Championships get underway in Italy on January 16

SESTRIERE, ITA (January 14, 2011) –
Canadian Para-Alpine Ski Team veteran Chris Williamson, from Markham, Ont., is
one of the three Paralympic medalists who will lead the push for the podium at
the 2011 Para-Alpine World Championships in Sestriere, ITA, this week.

The
38-year-old athlete reached the milestone o...

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January 14, 2011

ParalympicSport.TV to Broadcast Live Coverage of Athletics World Champs

The International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) online TV channel www.ParalympicSport.TV will be broadcasting live coverage from the IPC Athletics World Championships which get underway in Christchurch, New Zealand next Friday (21 January).

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January 11, 2011

Williamson Reaches 100 Career IPC World Cup Podiums Wisniewska In Top Three For The Fourth Time

 ARTA
TERME, ITA (January 11, 2011) – As the
IPC World Cup season wrapped up today in Arta Terme, ITA the Canadian
Para-Alpine Ski Team reached another landmark as Markham, Ont., based athlete
Chris Williamson claimed his 100th career IPC podium.

Williamson, along with his guide Robin Fémy, of Mont-Tremblant, Q...

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January 11, 2011

IPC World Championships in 10 days; final preparation camp underway in Australia

 OTTAWA - The
Canadian contingent headed to the 2011 International Paralympic Committee (IPC)
World Championships in Athletics has started the final leg of their journey
arriving in Australia for the final preparation camp.  Staged at Sydney Olympic
Park, the camp's objectives are to acclimatize to the time zone, focus...

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January 10, 2011

Dueck Earns First Giant Slalom Podium Finish Canadian Para-Alpine Team Lands On Podium Three

 ARTA
TERME, ITA (January 9, 2011) – It was
a rainy day in Italy as Josh Dueck (Vernon, BC) finished second in today's giant
slalom race. The result was Dueck's first podium in a giant slalom
event.

His
career best result in a World Cup giant slalom race is a 10th place in Roll
Rinn, AUT, last season...

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December 21, 2010

Teams set for inaugural women's U25 World Wheelchair Basketball Championships

(Ottawa,
ON) The International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) has announced the
ten countries that will participate in the inaugural Women's U25 World
Wheelchair Basketball Championships being held at Brock University situated in
St. Catharines, Ontario, July 15-23, 2011.

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December 16, 2010

Athletics greats announcing their retirement in 2010

OTTAWA - Athletics Canada
reflects on the many great athletes who retired from competition in 2010; among
them Charles Allen, Dean Bergeron, Mark Ledo, Nicolas Macrozonaris, Jacques
Martin, Jessica Matassa and Gary Reed.

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December 13, 2010

Mortimer records fourth world record at Can\Am championship

Mortimer records fourth world record at Can\Am championships

Summer Mortimer of Ancaster, Ont., completed a repeat
performance of her world championship showing this past summer with a
fourth gold medal in world record time on Sunday to conclude the
nine-country Can\Am Paraswimming championships.

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