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September 11, 2017

Weekend Wrap - Canada wins silver, qualifies for worlds at Americas Championships

ASUNCION, Paraguay – Canada won the silver medal on Saturday September 9 at the Americas Championships wheelchair rugby tournament and qualified for the 2018 World Championships.

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September 8, 2017

PyeongChang 2018 Unveils Paralympic Torch and Torchbearer Uniform

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – PyeongChang 2018 has set another milestone in its countdown towards the upcoming Paralympic Games by unveiling the Paralympic Torch and torch bearer uniform in addition to announcing the eight-day route and torch bearer nomination plan.

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September 8, 2017

IPC Governing Board elected

ABU DHABI, UAE (International Paralympic Committee)  - The new International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board was elected on Friday (8 September) at the 18th IPC General Assembly in Abu Dhabi, UAE, with Andrew Parsons succeeding Sir Philip Craven as President.

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September 7, 2017

Canadian Paralympic Broadcast Media Consortium wins IPC media award for coverage of Rio 2016

ABU DHABI, UAE – Sept. 7, 2017 – The Canadian Paralympic Broadcast Media Consortium has won the 2017 Paralympic Media Award in the broadcast category for its coverage of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

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September 7, 2017
September 6, 2017

Victories for Canada in wheelchair rugby and Para ice hockey

Canada opened the Americas Championships wheelchair rugby tournament on Tuesday September 5, 2017 with decisive victories over Chile and Paraguay.

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September 5, 2017

Canadian Para cyclists re-enforce Rio 2016 performances with dazzling worlds

PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa – After a nine-medal performance at the Rio Paralympic Games last year, Canada’s Para cyclists pedalled to more triumphs at the world road championships which concluded on Sunday September 3.

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September 5, 2017

Canada’s Chelsey Gotell praises 2020 Paralympics programme announcement

Canada’s Chelsey Gotell, Chair of the International Paralympic Committee’s athlete council, says more women events and a solidified schedule three years out, is what impressed her the most as the IPC announced the programme and athlete quota for the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

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September 1, 2017

Canadians spinning gold at Para cycling worlds

PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa – Tristen Chernove of Cranbrook, B.C., and Michael Sametz of Calgary each won a gold medal and Ross Wilson of Edmonton added a silver on Friday in their respective time trial races at the Para cycling world road championships.

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