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February 18, 2011

Quebec Wheelchair Basketball Team Wins Gold Andthree-Peats at 2011 Canada Games

(Halifax, NS)

The
Quebec wheelchair basketball team won their third consecutive championship on
Thursday at the 2011 Canada Games by defeating Ontario 77-63 in the gold medal
final. Halifax,
NS

Quebec
was easily the tournament's most dominant team with a record of 6-0.  In total they amassed 4...

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February 17, 2011

Tennis Canada nominates Team for World Team Cup in South Africa

Today
Tennis Canada nominated the 7 athletes that will represent Canada in this
Years' Wheelchair Tennis World Team Cup in Pretoria, South Africa, from April
25 – May 1st. The World Team Cup was created in
1985 due to the growth of foreign participation in the US Open Wheelchair
Tennis Championships. It is compar...

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February 17, 2011

Proclamations to Honour Olympic, Paralympic Medallists

VICTORIA – The provincial government has
proclaimed Feb. 16, 2011 as "Maëlle Ricker Day" to begin a program that will
recognize British Columbia's medal-winning athletes from the 2010 Olympic and
Paralympic Winter Games, announced Colin Hansen, Deputy Premier and Minister of
Finance, today.

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February 17, 2011

Quebec Wheelchair Basketball Team Looks to 3-Peat at 2011 Canada Games vs Ontario

February
16, 2011

(Halifax,
NS) – The two-time defending champion Quebec wheelchair basketball team will
face Ontario in the gold medal game of the 2011 Canada Games Thursday February
17 at 7:00PM (ATL). It will be the third time in four tournaments that the two
rivals have met in the finals.

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February 16, 2011

Canada's Mark Arendz Captures Second IPC Biathlon World Cup Victory of Season

February
15, 2011

SOLLEFTEA, Swe.-Canada's Mark Arendz
captured his second IPC World Cup victory of the season, and his career after
winning the gold medal in a biathlon sprint race on Tuesday in Solleftea,
Sweden.

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February 15, 2011

Corey Blatchford reaches semi finals In Tucson, Arizona

Corey Blatchford from
Saskatoon advanced to the semi-finals of the  ITF Futures USTA Southwest Desert
Wheelchair Classic beating fellow countryman Eric Gilbert from Montreal in the
Quarter Final. Blatchford, currently ranked #144 in the world, had to concede
defeat to the rising star Adam Kellerman by a 
score of...

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February 15, 2011

Canadian Results from Around the Track & Field

 February
14, 2011

Edmonton,
AB's Megan Wright won the women's 5000-metres at the BU Valentine Invitational
in Boston, Massachusetts over the weekend. The win came in a new Canadian indoor
record (pending ratification) time of 15:25.15. Guelph, ON's Megan Brown
finished second in a personal best time of 15...

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February 10, 2011

Canadian Wheelchair tennis players off to a strong season start. Yann Mathieu wins Mexican Open (Feb 3 -6)

The top Canadian wheelchair tennis
players kicked off their pre-Paralympic season with a strong performance at the
Mexican Open. Yann Mathieu from Trois-Rivières, QC, won the ITF Future  Series event in Puerto Vallarta by beating Russel
Rodriguez (USA) 7:5/7:6 in the final after coming from behind from 1:4 in both
sets...

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