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May 21, 2012

It's official-London 2012 to be biggest Paralympic Games ever

(Source: IPC)

21 May 2012 - 4,200 athletes from 165 countries set to take part as Paralympic Games return to spiritual birthplace

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May 18, 2012

Team Canada Heads To Seoul For The 2012 BNP Paribas World Team Cup

May 15, 2012 (Vancouver) – Canada's top wheelchair tennis athletes are heading to Seoul, South Korea for the BNP Paribas World Team Cup, as the ITF's flagship annual wheelchair tennis team competition takes place May 21-27, with 52 teams representing 28 countries.

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May 18, 2012

Gauthier captures gold at Paracanoe World Championships

OTTAWA, ON - All three of Canada's Paracanoe athletes made it to the podium at the Paracanoe World Championships in Poznan, Poland today as the team captured medals across four events.

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May 17, 2012

Swimming Olympians and Parlympians join MPs and Other Leaders to Make Canada the "Fittest Country on Earth"

OTTAWA – On Wednesday May 16, 2012, Conservative MP John Weston hosted the first ever National Life Jacket and Swim Day on Parliament Hill, joined by the Minister of Health, health, fitness & safety partners Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities, the Canadian Red Cross, and Swimming Canada, Parliamentary Fitness Initiative Co-leaders, Liberal...

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May 16, 2012

Roy, and Stilwell lead Canadian wheelchair racers into Swiss Series

OTTAWA - Eighteen of Canada's best wheelchair racers, including world record holders Diane Roy of Sherbrooke, Que., and Michelle Stilwell of Nanoose Bay, B.C., have traveled to Switzerland to compete in a series of meets being held May 17, 19 and 20.

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May 16, 2012

Team Canada's Tracey Ferguson to Meet Prince Charles on May 22, 2012

Tracey Ferguson, veteran player with the Canadian Women's National Wheelchair Basketball Team, is among four Paralympic athletes who will meet His Royal Highness Prince Charles on May 22, 2012 for a tour of the 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games Athletes' Village in Toronto, ON.

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May 16, 2012

Summer Mortimer awarded 2012 Team Investors Group Amateur Athletes Fund Bursary

OTTAWA – AthletesCAN and Investors Group are pleased to announce that Paralympic swimmer, Summer Mortimer has been awarded a $5,000 Team Investors Group Amateur Athletes Fund bursary.

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May 16, 2012

Meet Team Canada Men's Wheelchair Basketball Team 100 Days Before Start Of London 2012 Pararlympic Games

(Richmond, BC) With 100 days to go before competition starts at the London 2012 Paralympic Summer Games, members of the media areinvited to meet the Canadian Men's Wheelchair Basketball Team preparing for a potential record-setting fourth consecutive podium finish in London. Team Canada, will hold an open practice Tuesday May 22, 2012 from 3...

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