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July 18, 2013

IPC Athletics World Champs begin Saturday in France; catch all the action live

The 2013 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics World Championship begins Saturday in Lyon, France. Thirty-five athletes were named to the Canadian team following the World Championship Trials in late June; they will challenge 1,100 athletes from 99 countries over nine days of competition.

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July 17, 2013

BLOG: Benoit Huot: My competition will be strong at Montreal 2013

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In just a few weeks' time I will line up in my home city of Montreal against the best swimmers in the world. I'm always talking about how much of a unique and special event it is in an athletes' life to get to compete in front of your friends and family, but it is true that not every athlete will get the same chance....

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July 16, 2013

Canadian swimmers show support for clean sport at World Championships

World-class athletes Benoit Huot and Valérie Grand'Maison to take part in day of activity on August 13, in support of clean sport

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July 16, 2013

Impressive roster of world and Paralympic champions to line-up in Lyon

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The sixth IPC Athletics World Championships gets underway on Friday 19 July with over 1,100 athletes from 98 countries converging at the Stadium of Parilly in Lyon, France.

Many of the global stars from the 2012 Paralympic Games will be lining-up in Lyon hoping to add a World title to their medal-...

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July 12, 2013

Wheelchair Rugby Player Jessica Kruger Wins Modeling Contract

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(Montreal, QC) – BC wheelchair rugby player Jessica Kruger has been named the brand ambassador of the Lise Watier Something Sweet perfume line, making her one of the world's first quadriplegic models.

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July 12, 2013

Canadian Paralympian Lauren Barwick awarded "Top Foreign Rider" at Hartpury Festival of Dressage CPEDI3*

Photo cred: Phillip MacCallum/Canadian Paralympic Committee

Ottawa, ON --- Canadian Para-Equestrian athletes enjoyed success on the first stop of their European tour at the Hartpury Festival of Dressage CPEDI3* held July 3 - 5, 2013 in Gloucester, ENG.

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July 12, 2013

Come Try Day for Para Athletes at the Ottawa Rowing Club

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Ottawa, Ont. (July 13, 2013)-The Ottawa Rowing Club will host a ComeTry Day for anyone with disabilities that fit the AS, TA, or LTA sport classification on Saturday July 20, 2013 from 12:00pm-4:00pm.

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July 10, 2013

Athletics Canada names Peter Eriksson Head Coach of Olympic and Paralympic programs

Ottawa - Athletics Canada, the national governing body for track and field, cross country, road running and road racing, officially announced today the hiring of Peter Eriksson as Olympic and Paralympic Head Coach. Eriksson, from Ottawa, Ont., officially begins in the role August 1.

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July 9, 2013

Women's Canoe and Paracanoe athletes added to Canadian World Championships Team

OTTAWA – CanoeKayak Canada has added four athletes to its team for the 2013 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships taking place in Duisburg, Germany from August 27 to September 1.

Photo: Christine Gauthier, 2010 
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