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September 14, 2016

Canadian Para-cyclists Have a Five Medal Day in Rio

 

Sept. 14, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Canadian para-cyclists had a medal bonanza on Wednesday, the first day of road competition at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, winning five medals in the time trial events, with one gold, one silver and three bronze. 

This brings the medal total for par...

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September 14, 2016

Alison Levine Advances To Quarterfinals In BC4 Mixed Individual Boccia

Sept. 14, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Alison Levine (Montreal, Que.) qualified for the BC4 Mixed Individual quarterfinals today in boccia after winning her match 6-1 against China’s Ximei Lin.

Levine knew that she had to win her match by five to advance. In the first quarter, she went down 0-1. That’s when her determination kicked...

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September 14, 2016

Katarina Roxon battles from behind to pounce on gold medal

By Jim Morris

RIO DE JANEIRO _ The Kat pounced and snagged herself a gold medal.

Katarina Roxon of Kippens, NL, battled from behind to win the S8 100-metre breaststroke in an America’s record time of one minute, 19.44 seconds Wednesday night.

An emotional Roxon shed tears of joy after winning her...

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September 14, 2016

Roller coaster results for Canadian sailors on Day 3

Sept. 14, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - The third day of Paralympic sailing competition was quite a contrast from yesterday with solid breeze (15kts+) and a full slate of races to help catch up on the sailing schedule. Canadian sailors battled hard at the front of the fleet today with a day of highs and lows on the...

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September 14, 2016

Update Regarding Ashley Gowanlock at Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

 

Sept. 14, 2016, Rio de Janeiro, BRA – As published in an Equestrian Canada (EC) News Flash issued the afternoon of Sept. 14, Ashley Gowanlock of Surrey, BC had a fall from her horse following the conclusion of her Grade 1b Individual...

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September 14, 2016

Canadian Adam Lancia embarking on new wheelchair basketball challenge following Rio Paralympics

 

By: Keegan Matheson

Canadian Paralympic Media Consortium

Sept. 14, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - When the Paralympic Games come to an end in Rio, members of the Canadian men’s wheelchair basketball team will go their separate ways after months of daily training and playing together.

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September 14, 2016

Stephanie Dixon showed me nothing is impossible

Brazilian journalist and amputee overwhelmed to meet Canadian Paralympian

By Ciarán Breen

Canadian Paralympic Media Consortium

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September 14, 2016

Gauthier and Scarff both through to first-ever Paralympic finals

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL (September 14, 2016) – Christine Gauthier (Pointe-Claire, QC) and Erica Scarff (Mississauga, ON) have both qualified for the Paralympic finals tomorrow in the first ever Paralympic Games to include Paracanoe events.

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September 14, 2016

Canadian morning wrap-up on day 7: Chernove wins gold and leads Canadian cyclists to three medals so far on day 7

 

Broadcast-quality video highlights are available at SendtoNews.com.

Team Canada photos are available at: http://tinyurl.com/hr4d833

Sept. 14, 2016  Canadian morning wrap-up on day 7: Chernove wins gold and leads C...

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September 14, 2016

Christine Gauthier hopes para-canoe debut will bring in more Canadians

By Braydon Holmyard

Canadian Paralympic Media Consortium

RIO DE JANEIRO – A new sport is making waves at the Paralympic Games and a pair of Canadians are off to tomorrow’s finals, as para-canoe made its highly anticipated debut in Rio this morning.

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