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Image of Para Swimmer Morgan Bird September 20, 2017

Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships postponed

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has postponed the World Para Swimming and World Para Powerlifting Championships which were due to begin in Mexico City on 30 September following Tuesday’s (19 September) devastating earthquake in the country.  The decision was taken following an assessment of the current situation and after close...

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Image of Rick Hansen leading Jumpstart kids off the stage September 19, 2017

Canadian Tire Corporation, in Support of Jumpstart, Commits $50 Million Over Five Years to Get More Canadian Kids with Disabilities into Sport and Play

 

TORONTO - Canadian Tire Corporation (TSX:CTC, TSX:CTC.A) today announced an unprecedented $50 million commitment over five years to Jumpstart Charities, in order to give Canadian kids with disabilities greater access to sport and play.

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September 15, 2017

Canada’s Stefan Daniel Wins Para-Triathlon World Championships

ROTTERDAM (Triathlon Canada)—Canada’s Stefan Daniel is once again the king of Para-triathlon after winning the PTS5 category at the World Championships in Rotterdam, the Netherlands on Friday.

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September 13, 2017

International sport science experts to attend VISTA 2017 Conference in Toronto

VISTA 2017 will be held in Toronto from 20-23 September and explore the opportunities and challenges in Paralympic sport science and sport medicine support

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September 13, 2017

Canada opens Para soccer worlds with impressive tie/Charron sets scoring record

SAN LUIS, Argentina – Sam Charron of Ottawa became Canada’s all-time leading scorer and Paralympic medallist Liam Stanley of Victoria added the equalizer to highlight a 3-3 tie with Ireland on Tuesday September 12 at the Para soccer world championships.

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September 11, 2017

Hockey Canada names 20 players to national Para ice hockey team

CALGARY (Hockey Canada)  – Following the end of Canada’s National Sledge Team’s 10-day September Showcase and selection camp on Saturday, Hockey Canada named the 20 players chosen to represent the red-and-white through the 2017-18 season. The organization will select its final 2018 Paralympic Winter Games team from among these 20 athletes.Read more of this article

September 11, 2017

Weekend Wrap - Canada wins silver, qualifies for worlds at Americas Championships

ASUNCION, Paraguay – Canada won the silver medal on Saturday September 9 at the Americas Championships wheelchair rugby tournament and qualified for the 2018 World Championships.

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September 8, 2017

PyeongChang 2018 Unveils Paralympic Torch and Torchbearer Uniform

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – PyeongChang 2018 has set another milestone in its countdown towards the upcoming Paralympic Games by unveiling the Paralympic Torch and torch bearer uniform in addition to announcing the eight-day route and torch bearer nomination plan.

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September 8, 2017

IPC Governing Board elected

ABU DHABI, UAE (International Paralympic Committee)  - The new International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governing Board was elected on Friday (8 September) at the 18th IPC General Assembly in Abu Dhabi, UAE, with Andrew Parsons succeeding Sir Philip Craven as President.

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