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May 4, 2012

Parasport to be Featured at Island Savings Family Sport & Recreation Festival Meet Para-athletes and try out Parasport activities

(Victoria, BC – May 4, 2012) Parasport will be featured for the first time at the 3rd Annual Island Savings Family Sport & Recreation Festival on Saturday May 5 from 10 am – 4 pm. The festival – held at the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence (PISE) in partnership with the Greater Victoria Sports Hall of Fame – is a free, one-day...

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May 2, 2012

Para-Snowboard Included in Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that two medal events in Para-Snowboard will be included in the Alpine Skiing programme at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.

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April 30, 2012

Canadian Paralympic Rowing Hopeful Takes Bronze at International Regatta

Rower Joan Reid of Enderby, B.C., raced this weekend at the Gavirate International Adaptive Regatta in Gavirate, Italy, as a warm up for the final Paralympic Qualifier (May 3 to 5) in Belgrade, Serbia (World Cup 1) next weekend.

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April 30, 2012

Road Races Conclude Paracycling Portion At 2012 Défi-Sportif

Croteau, Ledo and Weldon/Bessette repeat winners in road race; Surprise in C men
 
(Montreal, QC – April 28, 2012) Despite racing in the tough conditions highlighted by yet more cold weather, Marie-Ève Croteau (Québec, QC), Mark Ledo (Maple, ON) and the tandem of Robbi Weldon and Lyne Bessette (Knowlton, QC) have all won their...

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April 24, 2012

Petro-Canada's FACE Program Supports Big Dreams

50 athlete and coaching pairs receive $8,000

Mississauga, Ontario (April 24, 2012) – Petro-Canada is continuing its legacy of helping Canadian athletes and coaches dream big by supporting 50 athlete and coach pairings through the Fuelling Athlete and Coaching Excellence (FACE) program.

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April 16, 2012

Paralympic Team Nominees Get a Taste of London

LONDON – After a week-long of fast swimming at the 2012 Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Swimming Trials in Montreal, Paralympic team nominees Katarina Roxon of Stephenville, NFL, Amber Thomas of Drayton Valley, AB, Summer Mortimer of Ancaster ON, and Nathan Stein of Maple Ridge, BC, got a chance to get familiarized with London.

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April 3, 2012

Canada's Elite Wheelchair Basketball Clubs Return to Charlottetown for League Finals April 6-8, 2012

Parasport and Recreation PEI, the City of Charlottetown, and Wheelchair Basketball Canada to host 2012 Canadian Wheelchair Basketball League Open Finals

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April 3, 2012

Huot and Mortimer break their world records at Paralympic trials

Benoit Huot of Montreal and Summer Mortimer of Hamilton lowered their world records in the 200 IM and 50 freestyle respectively on Sunday to conclude the Paralympic swimming trials presented by RBC.

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April 3, 2012

Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Occasion of the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Swimming Trials

OTTAWA, April 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Over the past six days, the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Swimming Trials have been taking place at the 1976 Olympic Pool in Montréal, Quebec.

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April 3, 2012

Canada Wins Bronze Medal at 2012 IPC Sledge Hockey World Championship

HAMAR, Norway – Canada's National Sledge Team has won the bronze medal at the 2012 IPC Sledge Hockey World Championship, defeating the Czech Republic 2-0 in Sunday's third-place game at the Olympic Amphitheatre.

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