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October 1, 2013

Wheelchair Basketball Canada Launches Groundbreaking National Academy At University Of Toronto Scarborough

(October 1, 2013 - TORONTO, ONT.) - Backed by an unparalleled legacy of podium success, driven by a shared vision to be a world-leading nation, and steered by the top expert in the game, the next generation of Canadian wheelchair basketball gold medallists will cut their teeth at the world’s first full-time, year-round, daily training...

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September 9, 2013

IPC congratulates Tokyo on 2020 Games success

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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has sent its congratulations to Tokyo after the city was awarded the right to stage the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Three candidate cities - Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo - bid for the Games and after a secret ballot on Saturday (7 September) in Bue...

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September 4, 2013

Nominations for 2013 Paralympic Sport Awards announced

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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced the athletes, teams and officials who have made the shortlists for November's 2013 Paralympic Sport Awards which will take place in Athens, Greece and are proudly partnered by the IPC's International Partner Allianz.

On Saturday 23 Novembe...

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September 3, 2013

CANADA'S NATIONAL SLEDGE TEAM WINS GOLD MEDAL AT FOUR NATIONS TOURNAMENT

SOCHI, Russia – Canada's National Sledge Team has won the gold medal at the Four Nations Tournament, defeating Norway 5-0 in Sunday's gold medal game at Shayba Arena. The tournament was a test event for the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, which take place Mar. 7-16 at the same venue.

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September 3, 2013

Gauthier adds silver, Canadian team preps for finals at World Canoe Sprint Championships

Broadcast note: The 2013 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships finals will be broadcast on Sportsnet on Saturday and Sunday. See broadcast schedule for details.

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September 3, 2013

Christine Gauthier wins fifth World Paracanoe title

DUISBURG, GERMANY – Christine Gauthier of Pointe-Claire, QC successfully defended her fifth straight World Championship title in Paracanoe Women's K1 200 LTA at the 2013 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Duisburg, Germany.

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