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Corbin Watson January 21, 2016

World Sledge Hockey Challenge update: Canada heads to medal round undefeated

Adam Dixon scored in regulation time and the shootout as Canada defeated the U.S. 3-2 to conclude the preliminary round with a perfect record on Wednesday night at the World Sledge Hockey Challenge taking place this week in Bridgewater, N.S.

The Canadians opened the tournament Sunday with a convincing 5-1 victory over Russia an...

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Tyler McGregor January 14, 2016

Vote now for the Allianz Athlete of the Month – December 2015

Source: International Paralympic Committee

Five para-athletes have been shortlisted for the Allianz Athlete of the Month poll for December 2015, and the public are now invited to vote for their winner via http://www.paralympic.org.

The nominations are:

Stanislav Chokhlaev, R...

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Billy Bridges January 12, 2016

Canada to showcase its speed and skill at World Sledge Hockey Challenge

 

Billy Bridges is eager to showcase a swifter Team Canada at the World Sledge Hockey Challenge set for January 17-23 at the Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre in Bridgewater, N.S.

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Jerry Tonello January 7, 2016

Canadian Paralympic Committee mourns the passing of wheelchair basketball coach Jerry Tonello

OTTAWA, January 7, 2016 – The Canadian Paralympic Committee is mourning the passing of wheelchair basketball coach Jerry Tonello, who led the national men’s team to gold at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

Tonello, of Toronto, Ont., had stepped down from his coaching role in May 2015, while undergoing treatment for a brain tum...

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Greg Westlake January 7, 2016

Gearing up for the New Year: Rio 2016 Paralympic Games cap busy 2016 season for Canadian para-athletes

The World Sledge Hockey Challenge January 17-23 in Bridgewater, N.S. and the Paralympic Games in Rio this September bookend a busy 2016 for Canadian para-athletes.

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athletes January 4, 2016

Golden visions for 2016

Never mind resolutions - Canada’s Paralympians are resolute: they want to bring home gold from the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio set for September 7-18, 2016.

“We have the targets on our back,” said Trevor Hirschfield of Canada’s world number-one ranked wheelchair rugby team. “We can no longer fly under the radar. If we want to ...

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