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August 12, 2015

Heartbreak loss for Canada in wheelchair rugby

TORONTO- (August 12, 2015) -- In one of the most exciting wheelchair rugby games in recent memory, Canada was narrowly defeated 60-59 by the USA in double overtime in the final round robin game of the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games. Canada will now play Brazil tomorrow to earn a spot in the gold medal game and a chanc...

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sitting volleyball August 12, 2015

Stage set for Canada-U.S. showdown for Paralympic Games berth

TORONTO (August 12, 2015) – Veteran Doug Learoyd of Calgary scored 19 points to lead Canada to a 25-19, 25-23, 25-19 victory over Colombia in men’s sitting volleyball on Wednesday at the Parapan American Games.

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Para-swimming August 12, 2015

Fatigue can’t stop swimmers from winning gold at Parapan Am Games

TORONTO _ The fatigue is beginning to show after a long week of swimming but that didn’t stop the flow of gold medals for Canada’s swimmers at the 2015 Parapan American Games Wednesday.

Aurelie Rivard earned her fourth gold of the meet, Tess Routliffe won two races on the day and the men swept the S11-13 400-m...

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Priscilla Gagné August 12, 2015

Priscilla Gagné wins silver in judo at Parapan American Games

 

 

TORONTO (August 12, 2015) – Priscilla Gagné of Ottawa won the silver medal and gained valuable qualifying points for next summer’s Paralympic Games on Wednesday in judo for the visually impaired at the Parapan American Games.

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Tess Rouliffe & Sarah Mehain August 12, 2015

Winning second Parapan Am gold medal part of the learning curve for Tess Routliffe

TORONTO : The learning curve continues for Tess Routliffe.

The 16-year-old from Caledon, Ont., swam to a gold medal in the S7 100-meter freestyle at the 2015 Toronto Parapan American Games Wednesday morning. Her teammate Sarah Mehain took silver.

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Isaac Bouckley, Benoit Huot, Alec Elliot August 12, 2015

DAY 4 RECAP: Canada shows its versatility at Parapan Am Games

TORONTO (August 11, 2015) –  Led by veteran swimmer Benoit Huot, Canada earned 23 more medals on Tuesday for 84 total to stand second overall at the halfway point of the Parapan American Games. The team objective when the Games end August 15 is to stand third overall in total medals. 

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wheelchair basketball August 11, 2015

Canada in quarterfinals and semis in wheelchair basketball

(August 11, 2015 – Toronto) Momentum is growing for the Canadian Parapan Am Men’s and Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Teams who clinched first place in their respective pools Tuesday with clutch wins at the Ryerson Athletic Centre. The Canadian women routed Brazil while the men hung on to narrowly trump Argentina. Both...

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Michelle Stilwell August 11, 2015

Stilwell lays down the law in wheelchair race

TORONTO (August 11, 2015) – Michelle Stilwell, an MLA in the B.C. legislature, won the gold medal in the women’s T52 category 100-m wheelchair race on Tuesday to highlight a seven medal performance in athletics for Canada at the Parapan American Games.

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para-swimming August 11, 2015

Veteran Benoit Huot thrilled with Parapan Am gold

TORONTO (August 11, 2015) He’s done it many times before but winning never gets old for Benoit Huot.

One of the most decorated swimmers in Canadian history led a Maple Leaf sweep of the S10 400-meter freestyle Tuesday night at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games.

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sitting volleyball August 11, 2015

Canada back in business in sitting volleyball at Parapan Am Games

TORONTO (August 11, 2015) – While they won’t say if it was their best game of the tournament so far, Canada’s men’s sitting volleyball team achieved their objective with a three-set sweep of Mexico in preliminary round play at the Paran Pan American Games.

And the Canadian women gained a big confidence boost with a victory over...

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