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September 13, 2016

Canadian Paralympic sailors turn up the heat on Day 2 of sailing

Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil- The second day of Paralympic sailing competition got off to a slow start today with wind delays and scorching temperatures. With the exception of the 2.4mR fleet, the Sonar and SKUD teams sailed one race in light, fickle conditions.

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September 13, 2016

One-two punch earns Canada a gold and silver medal at Rio Paralympics

By Jim Morris

RIO DE JANEIRO _ It was a one-two punch that ended with a golden knockout.

Aurelie Rivard won the S10 100-metre freestyle to collect her third medal of the 2016 Paralympics Tuesday night. Her victory came just a few minutes after Tess Routliffe won silver in the SM7 200-m individual medley...

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September 13, 2016

Fourth-place finish fabulous for Chan

Sept. 13, 2016 - Rio de Janerio, Brazil – The future of table tennis in Canada is very bright after Vancouver, B.C.’s Stephanie Chan finished fourth at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games today.

It was the best-ever finish for Canada in table tennis since Martha Johnson claimed bronze at the 1984 Stoke Mandeville Ga...

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September 13, 2016

Wheelchair Fencer Matthieu Hébert Finishes 10th in Men's Epee in Rio

Sept. 13, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Matthieu Hébert (Beauharnois, Que.) today fell short of qualifying for the quarter-finals in his first Paralympic Games, however he feels satisfied that he achieved his main objectives.

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September 13, 2016

Experienced Paralympic swimmer remembers her rookie days

Once the youngest, Katarina Roxon now a big sister on the team

By Ciarán Breen

Canadian Paralympic Media Consortium

 

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September 13, 2016

Canadian women’s wheelchair basketball players grateful for Rio’s raucous Games despite elimination from medal contention

By: Keegan Matheson

Canadian Paralympic Media Consortium

Sept. 13, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  - When the Canadian women’s wheelchair basketball team faced the host Brazilians on Monday, Rio Olympic Arena was vibrating with volume for every basket.

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September 13, 2016

Canada loses women's wheelchair basketball quarterfinal

(September 13, 2016 – RIO DE JANEIRO) The Canadian women’s Paralympic wheelchair basketball team fell to the Netherlands 78-60 in a heart-breaking loss in the quarter-finals at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on Tuesday at the Rio Olympic Arena.

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September 13, 2016

Aurelie Rivard in the hunt for her third medal at Rio Paralympics

By Jim Morris

RIO DE JANEIRO _ Aurelie Rivard is right where she wants to be, which has put her in the hunt for her third medal of the 2016 Paralympics.

Rivard, of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., cruised to a Paralympic record time of 59.89 seconds in the S10 100-metre freestyle for the fastest qualifying ...

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