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December 22, 2011

69 Canadian records set in 2011 track and field season

OTTAWA-  The 2011 Canadian athletics (track and field) season saw many highlights such as the launch of the National Track League, Dylan Armstrong's domination in the shot put, young sprinter Christian Brennan's breakout performance at the World Youth Championships, Michelle Stilwell's world record in the wheelchair 200-metres and the...

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December 21, 2011

Athletics Canada announces 2011 award winners

the nod in three categories. Armstrong was chosen as overall athlete of the year, as most outstanding athlete in field events, and, as winner of the outstanding performance of the year.  The winners are chosen by Athletics Canada's Awards Committee from the nominee pool put forward by the athletics community.  The award recipients will be...

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December 21, 2011

Mark Lowry Memorial Sport Excellence Fund Donates To National Para-Cycling Program

(Ottawa, ON – December 20, 2011) The CCA is pleased to announce that the Mark Lowry Memorial Sport Excellence Fund has chosen its Para-cycling program to receive a donation for the 2012 competition season, including the Paralympic Games.

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December 19, 2011

Brian McKeever and Erik Carleton Discover Gold at IPC Cross-Country Skiing World Cup in Norway

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SJUSJOEN, Nor.-Canada's Brian McKeever and Erik Carleton teamed up to win their first-ever IPC World Cup race together in a 10-kilometre classic-ski race in Sjusjoen Norway on Sunday.

The childhood ski friends growing up in Calgary, who won three silver medals in as many races this week, finally c...

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December 12, 2011

Canadian Para-Equestrian Team Wins Gold in Portugal

Canadian Para-Equestrian riders Lauren Barwick, Eleonore Elstone and Ashley Gowanlock won not only the team competition, which moved Canada into fourth place in the world, but were also victorious in eight of nine classes, posting scores that were all 70% or higher, in their stellar appearance at CPEDI 3* Arruda dos Vinhos in Portugal, held...

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December 12, 2011
December 12, 2011

Valérie Grand'Maison determined to shine at 2012 Paralympics

LA MIRADA, California (December 9, 2011) – Valérie Grand'Maison of Montreal is determined to produce an encore performance to her triple gold medal showing achieved at the 2008 Paralympics next year in London and took a first step towards that goal on Friday.

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December 12, 2011

Dembe, Luker & Chokyu Finish At Head Of 2011 Scotiabank Canadian Circuit Standings

Vancouver, November 30, 2011– Joel Dembe from Toronto solidified his outstanding season performance by finishing at the head of the 2011 Scotiabank Canadian Circuit Standings. Currently ranked No. 47 in the world on the ITF Wheelchair Rankings, Dembe replaces last year's top ranked player Lee Carter as No.1. Carter, who only played the...

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December 12, 2011

Tennis Canada Announces Nominees For 2012 National High Performance Wheelchair Program

Vancouver, November 30, 2011– Tennis Canada recently named the 2012 National High Performance Wheelchair Program athletes. The program is part of the athlete pathway and is designed for those on track for the Paralympic Games, World Team Cup and the Top 10 in the ITF rankings. The seven nominated athletes will benefit from financial...

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