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September 14, 2016

Katarina Roxon looking to have some fun in Paralympic breaststroke final

By Jim Morris

RIO DE JANEIRO _ Katarina Roxon is looking forward to having a little fun Wednesday night.

Roxon of Kippens, NL, swam a Canadian record one minute, 21.27 seconds in the S8 100-metre breaststroke preliminaries to lead all qualifiers heading into the evening final.

“For me it felt so ...

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September 14, 2016

Canada beats Algeria for 11th in men's wheelchair basketball

(September 14, 2016 – RIO DE JANEIRO) The Canadian men’s Paralympic wheelchair basketball team ended competition on a high note with 70-51 win over Algeria on Wednesday morning at the Rio Olympic Arena, securing its first victory and 11th place at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

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September 14, 2016

“We Finally Get To Hit Somebody:” Wheelchair Rugby Team Ready For Action Against Brazil Tonight

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Sept. 14) It’s been a long week of waiting, but Canada’s wheelchair rugby team will finally hit the court against host nation Brazil tonight

at 7:15 pm at Carioca Arena 1.

“Everyone’s just chomping, chomping at the bit,” said veteran athlete David Willsie. “We’re like puppies in a garage, like, ‘Open t...

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September 13, 2016

Canadian wrap-up on day 6: Rivard wins second gold at Games / Routliffe takes silver

 

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

Sept. 13, 2016 - RIO DE JANEIRO – Aurélie Rivard of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., ...

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September 13, 2016

Stephanie Chan’s Paralympic performance producing good early returns for Table Tennis Canada

By Quinton Amundson

Canadian Paralympic Media Consortium

Sept. 13, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil —After her thrilling fourth-place finish in Rio today, Stephanie Chan is looking for more Canadian women to try their hand at para table tennis.

“I would like more Canadian ladies to play,” said the 5...

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September 13, 2016

Shooter Blessin achieves Paralympic best finishing sixth overall in R5 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone

Sept. 10, 2016 - RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – All the stars aligned for shooter Doug Blessin of Port Coquitlam, B.C. today as he set a new Paralympic personal best in the R5 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone.

Blessin finished in fifth place during the qualifying round to stamp his ticket to his first ever Paralym...

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September 13, 2016

A win and a loss in goalball Tuesday; both teams advance to quarterfinals Wednesday

Sept. 13, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Both of Canada’s men’s and women’s goalball teams advanced to the quarter-finals today, following the end of preliminary round play.

Canada’s women had a strong game this afternoon, defeating Australia 6-0, with all six of Canada’s goals scored by Amy Burk.

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September 13, 2016

Canada Goes 1-4 In Boccia; Medal Hopes Still Alive

  Sept. 13, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Marco Dispaltro scored a 5-3 victory over teammate Alison Levine today, but the medal hopes of both Canadians are still alive in BC4 Individual boccia competition.  

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September 13, 2016

Top 10 for Lauren Barwick on Day Three of Para-Dressage at Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Sept. 13, 2016, Rio de Janeiro, BRA – Canada’s Lauren Barwick kicked off her fourth consecutive Paralympic Games with a seventh place finish in the Grade II Team Test on Sept. 13 at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, BRA.

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