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December 18, 2013

Canada’s Mark Arendz Fires Up Gold at IPC World Cup Biathlon in Canmore

 CANMORE, Alta.—Canada’s Mark Arendz got an early Christmas gift on Tuesday after winning the gold medal in para-biathlon at the IPC World Cup in Canmore, Alta.

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December 12, 2013

Cochrane and Ware headline Aquatics Canada award winners

OTTAWA – Swimmer Ryan Cochrane of Victoria, B.C., and diver Pamela Ware of Beloeil, Que., have been named Aquatics Canada’s male and female athletes of the year for 2013. The honours are part of Aquatics Canada’s annual awards, which recognize the outstanding performances and contributions to the sport of diving, swimming, synchronized...

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December 12, 2013

Cochrane and Ware headline Aquatics Canada award winners

OTTAWA – Swimmer Ryan Cochrane of Victoria, B.C., and diver Pamela Ware of Beloeil, Que., have been named Aquatics Canada’s male and female athletes of the year for 2013. The honours are part of Aquatics Canada’s annual awards, which recognize the outstanding performances and contributions to the sport of diving, swimming, synchronized...

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December 12, 2013

Big White home base for the Canadian Para Snowboard team

VANCOUVER – Canada Snowboard announced today that Big White Ski Resort will be the official home training centre for its National Para Snowboard team heading into the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

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December 11, 2013

vCanada’s Para-Nordic Stars Sprint Short of Podium at IPC World Cup in Canmore

—Mark Arendz places fifth and Brittany Hudak fourth—

CANMORE, Alta.—It may not have been good enough for a medal, but it was solid outing for Canada’s Mark Arendz on day two of the season-opening IPC World Cup in Canmore, Alta. on Tuesday.

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December 10, 2013

Derek Drouin takes top honours; Athletics Canada reveals 2013 annual award winners

OTTAWA - Athletics Canada unveiled today its 2013 annual award winners with Derek Drouin of Corunna, Ont., leading the charge with a trio of awards. IPC World Championships quadruple gold medalist Brent Lakatos of Dorval, Que., picked up a pair of awards. Lexi Aitken of London, Ont., Shawnacy Barber of Toronto, Ont., Alicia Brown of Ottawa,...

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December 10, 2013

Canada’s Brian McKeever Blazes Golden Trail at IPC World Cup on Home Track

—Colette Bourgonje skis to fourth, Mark Arendz and Chris Klebl place fifth—

CANMORE, Alta.—Canada’s Brian McKeever began the Paralympic season in a familiar spot – on top of the podium.

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December 6, 2013

New edition of The Paralympian stresses importance of sport-specific classification

The final edition of The Paralympian magazine for 2013 was published on Friday (6 December), and it explores sport-specific classification in addition to showcasing outcomes from the IPC General Assembly and Conference, as well as several World and regional Championship sport events....

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December 4, 2013

Teams Set For Largest Women’s World Wheelchair Basketball Championship In History

(December 4, 2013 - TORONTO, ONT.) – The International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) and the 2014 Women’s World Wheelchair Basketball Championship (2014WWWBC) organizing committee announced Wednesday the 12 countries that will compete at the largest women’s world championship in history, which takes place June 20-28, 2014 at the...

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November 23, 2013

Paralympic Awards presented to winners in Athens

Six Paralympic Sport Awards and four Paralympic Media Awards were presented on Saturday evening (23 November) at the 2013 Paralympic Awards in Athens, Greece.

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