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August 29, 2017

Canada gains world spot, advances to Final Four at Americas Cup

CALI, Colombia - With an 80-53 quarterfinal victory over host Colombia, Canada clinched a top-four finish and a berth in next year’s world championships at the 2017 Americas Cup wheelchair basketball tournament on Monday August 28, 2017.

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August 28, 2017

Women in final, men in quarters at Americas Cup

CALI, Colombia – The Canadian women are headed to the final and the men to the quarterfinal following this past weekend’s action at the Americas Cup wheelchair basketball tournament.

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August 28, 2017

Canada’s Priscilla Gagné crowned Continental Para judo champion

SAO PAULO - Montreal resident Priscilla Gagné claimed her first international victory on Saturday August 26 at the Para-Panamerican Judo Championships winning the gold medal in the U52 kg division at the tournament for visually impaired athletes.

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August 25, 2017

Anthony Cappello is Canada's entry at 2017 Pan American Para Taekwondo Championships

OTTAWA - Taekwondo Canada announced that Anthony Cappello of Montreal  will be representing Canada in the 2017 Pan American Para Taekwondo Championships. This event is scheduled for August 29th and will take place in San José, Costa Rica. This G4/G2 event will provide athletes the opportunity to earn points and boost their world ranking...

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August 25, 2017

So far, so good for Canada at 2017 Americas Cup

CALI, Colombia – Albertans Ben Moronchuk and Arinn Young starred in Canada’s victories on Thursday at the 2017 Americas Cup wheelchair basketball tournament.

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August 24, 2017

Resounding wins for Canada at Americas Cup openers

CALI, Colombia – Canada’s men’s and women’s wheelchair basketball teams showed no mercy on Wednesday August 23 with crushing wins in their opening matches at the Americas Cup wheelchair basketball tournament.

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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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