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July 13, 2010

Canadian Teams Advance to Quarterfinals at 2010 World Wheelchair Basketball Championships

(Birmingham, UK) The Canadian Men's and Women's Wheelchair Basketball Teams have both qualified for the quarterfinals at the 2010 World Wheelchair Basketball Championships Monday.   Both teams took their only losses of the tournament thus far in their final preliminary games against Australia and finish second in their respective pools.  The...

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July 12, 2010

Canadian men open sitting volleyball world championships with victory

EDMOND, Oklahoma – Canada defeated Libya 25-22, 24-26, 25-29, 25-18 on Sunday night to open men's round robin play at the world championships in sitting the volleyball for athletes with a disability.  The 23-country competition is also a qualifying event for the 2012 Paralympic Games. 

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July 12, 2010

Canada Stays Hot With 2 More Wins at 2010 World Wheelchair Basketball Championships

(Birmingham, UK) The Canadian Men's and Women's Wheelchair Basketball Teams continue to roll with two more wins at the 2010 World Wheelchair Basketball Championships Sunday.  The Canadian Men defeated Turkey 69-60, while the Canadian Women beat Mexico 69-44.

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July 9, 2010

Two More Wins for Canada at 2010 World Wheelchair Basketball Championships

(Birmingham, UK) Canada's top wheelchair basketball stars improved their records to 2-0 on day 3 of competition at the 2010 World Wheelchair Basketball Championships. The Sr. Men's and Women's Teams are looking to successfully defend their dual World Champions titles at the tournament taking place July 7-17, 2010 in Birmingham, UK.

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July 9, 2010

Canadian teams eager to gain experience at sitting world volleyball championships

CALGARY –Both the Canadian men's and women's teams are looking to gain some valuable experience at the sitting world volleyball championships for athletes with a disability July 11-18 in Edmond, Oklahoma.

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July 9, 2010

Canada Opens Competition with 2 Wins at 2010 World Wheelchair Championships

(Birmingham, UK) Canada's top wheelchair basketball stars captured a pair of victories on day 2 of competition at the 2010 World Wheelchair Basketball Championships. The Sr. Men's and Women's Teams are looking to successfully defend their dual World Champions titles at the tournament taking place July 7-17, 2010 in Birmingham, UK.

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July 7, 2010

Canadian Wheelchair Basketball Teams Set to Defend Dual World Championship Titles

(Birmingham, UK) Canada's top wheelchair basketball stars are set to take on the rest of the world with the 2010 World Wheelchair Basketball Championships kicking off Wednesday. The Sr. Men's and Women's Teams are looking to successfully defend their dual World Champions titles at the tournament taking place July 7-17, 2010 in Birmingham, UK....

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June 29, 2010

BIRKS Proudly Donates $42,500 to the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Teams Via the Canadian Olympic Foundation

Montreal, QC (June 28, 2010) - BIRKS, the official jewellery supplier for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, presented a cheque in the amount of $42,500 to the Canadian Olympic Foundation in support of Canadian Olympic and Paralympic athletes. This donation comes from a portion of the proceeds from sales of BIRKS...

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June 28, 2010

Goalball - Canadian Women Edged Out by Sweden in Extra-Throws; Canadian Men Win Final Match and Finish 9th

(Sheffield, England – June 25th 2010) – It took 20 minutes of regulation, two 3 minute overtimes, and then extra-throws, but the Swedish Women won the bronze medal with a 4 – 2 shootout victory over Canada on the final day of the International Blind Sports Federation's (IBSA) 2010 Goalball World Championships.  On the men's side, the Canadian...

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