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September 17, 2016

Canadian SKUD18 sailing team of McRoberts and Gay check off “the marriage box”, winning Paralympic silver in Rio

By: Keegan Matheson

Canadian Paralympic Media Consortium

Sept. 17, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  -  When Jackie Gay and John McRoberts decided to pair together in Canada’s SKUD18 keelboat, it was a unique trial run.

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September 17, 2016

Stilwell lays down the law for second gold at Paralympic Games/ two medals for Canadian sailors

 

Broadcast-quality video highlights are available at SendtoNews.com.

Team Canada photos are available at: http://tinyurl.com/hr4d833

Canadian morning wrap-up on day 10: Stilwell lays down the law for second gold at...

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September 17, 2016

Canadian women’s team faces ‘accelerating’ wheelchair basketball game worldwide

By: Keegan Matheson

Canadian Paralympic Media Consortium

Sept. 17, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  - The game of wheelchair basketball has come a long way since Tracey Ferguson won her first of three consecutive gold medals at the 1992 Paralympics in Barcelona.

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September 17, 2016

David Willsie - wheelchair rugby player, coach, recruiter

By Braydon Holmyard

Canadian Paralympic Media Consortium

Sept. 17, 2016 - David Willsie has worn many hats over the course of his 19-year career with the Canadian wheelchair rugby team.

Player, coach and business owner are probably what he is most known for, but what lies beneath the surface is h...

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September 17, 2016

Nicolas-Guy Turbide cruises into backstroke final with second fastest qualifying time.

By Jim Morris

RIO DE JANEIRO _ The long wait was worth it for Nicolas-Guy Turbide.

Turbide swam an America’s record 59.93 seconds for the second fastest qualifying time in the S13 100-m backstroke in Saturday’s primaries at the Rio 2016 Paralympics.

Devin Gotell of Antigonish, N.S., also reached ...

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September 17, 2016

Canada to Play Rival USA in the Wheelchair Rugby Semi-Finals After Heartbreaking Overtime Loss to Australia

Sept. 16, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Canada’s wheelchair rugby team took it to overtime against Australia tonight for the first time in eight years, but fell just short of securing the win. Tomorrow, they’ll play their rivals, the USA, in what promises to be an exciting semi-final battle.

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September 17, 2016

Canadian wrap-up on day 9: Canadian sailors on a mission for medals

Broadcast-quality video highlights are available at SendtoNews.com.

Team Canada photos are available at: http://tinyurl.com/hr4d833

Sept. 16, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Two Canadian sailboat crews are in medal positio...

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September 16, 2016

Lauren Barwick Earns Sixth in Freestyle to Close Out

Sept. 16, 2016, Rio de Janeiro, BRA – Canada’s Lauren Barwick closed out the para-dressage competition with a sixth place finish in the Grade II Freestyle on Sept. 16 at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, BRA.

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