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le May 6, 2006

Great Day of Paralympic Swimming, But Not For Canada

 

Veteran Stephanie Dixon of Victoria BC started two races in the
qualifying heats, but committed a false start in the 100m Freestyle to
be disqualified. In her other event - the 50m freestyle -, Dixon swam
to a fourth place in the finals in what was the closest of event the
team, missing the podium by 0.2 seco...

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le May 4, 2006

Canada's Hoopsters Win Gold at Paralympic World Cup

 

In front of a packed crowd at the Manchester Velodrome, Team Canada
took an early lead in the first half with Patrick Anderson (Fergus, ON)
leading the way. The 6’4” star showed once again his domination of the
sport with impressive moves and impeccable precision. However, the
Aussies stayed close to reduce t...

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le May 3, 2006

It's Canada vs Australia For the Gold in Manchester

 

Canada defeated host Great-Britain 71-51 in semi-final action today
in Manchester in front of an enthusiastic and boisterous home crowd.
Without star Joey Johnson (Lorette, MB) who has left Manchester to join
his German pro-league club, the team regrouped and elevated their play
to fill the gap. Patrick Ander...

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le May 2, 2006

Canada Rebounds in Manchester

 

Anderson and Johnson combined for 32 points and each grabbed a
team-leading seven rebounds. Canada capitalized on 37% of their field
goal attempts, 40% on their 3-point attempts and 62% of their free
throw attempts.

Playing in front of a packed crowd including a large contingent
Manchester school kids...

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le May 1, 2006

Canada's Wheelchair Hoopmen Drop Close One

 

After a tied first quarter, Canada exploded in the second to
outscore their opponents 15-7. Canada sealed the first half with an
8-point lead. However, the Australians came right back to take control
of the game in the third quarter. Led by Justin Eveson and Shaun
Norris, they scored 21 points while Canada co...

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