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July 21, 2017

Investing in the Next Generation of Olympic and Paralympic Athletes

 

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@SportCanada_En @TeamCanada & @CDNParalympics invest $10M in annual funding for #NextGen of Canadian athletes

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Hon. Carla Qualtrough 

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TORONTO, Ontario, July 21, 2017

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July 21, 2017

Lakatos wins third gold at 2017 IPC World Championships

LONDON (Athletics Canada) Boxed in with 500-metres to go, Brent Lakatos of Dorval, Que., wasn’t about to be denied his  tenth world championship title. Lakatos found an opening with 300-metres to go and powered away to win the men’s T53 800-metre final in 1...

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July 20, 2017

Media Advisory - Minister Qualtrough to Make an Announcement Regarding Support for Future Olympic and Paralympic Athletes

The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, will make an announcement in support of next-generation Olympic and Paralympic athletes.

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July 20, 2017

Lakatos on the prowl for more gold at Para Athletics Worlds

LONDON (Athletics Canada) Canada’s medal count remained at five (two gold and three bronze) after Wednesday’s (July 19)events at the IPC Para Athletics World Championships.

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July 19, 2017

Brent Lakatos’ gold highlights Canada’s best day at Para athletics worlds in London

LONDON (from Sportcom and Athletics Canada) – Canada’s Brent Lakatos added a second gold medal on Tuesday (July 18, 2017) with a victory in the men’s 400-m wheelchair race to highlight a three-medal day for Canada at the world championships in Para athletics.

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July 17, 2017

Para athletics weekend wrap up: Gold and bronze from Lakatos and Ouellet

Sunday (July 16) proved to be an exciting day on the track for Team Canada with bronze and gold at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championship in London, England.

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July 13, 2017

Canadian Paralympic Committee to feature coverage of 2017 World Para Athletics Championships via Facebook Live

OTTAWA, July 13, 2017 – Canadian fans will be able to follow Canada’s best Para athletics athletes in real time as competitors take to the track and field at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, England from July 14 to 23.

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July 13, 2017

Canadian team ready for the start of the 2017 World Para Athletics World Championships

Source: Athletics Canada

The 2017 World Para Athletics Championships begin tomorrow. The competition will take place in London, England from July 14 to 23. A total of 24 athletes will represent Canada at the championships on the track and in the field.

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July 7, 2017

Aurélie Rivard shatters the 200m freestyle word record

Montreal, July 6, 2017 (Sportcom) – Aurélie Rivard amazed herself on Thursday (July 6) by breaking the 200m freestyle S10 world record during the World Series taking place in Berlin, Germany, her first major competition since the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

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July 6, 2017

Whitehorse fans cheer on Frotten at Canadian Track and Field Championships

OTTAWA - It’s a trip to Ottawa the Turner family from Whitehorse, Yukon won’t soon forget – celebrating Canada 150 in the capital and then seizing the chance to cheer on hometown wheelchair racer Jessica Frotten, a family friend of theirs, at the 2017 Canadian Track and Field Championships now under way in Ottawa.

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