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le March 13, 2008

Team Canada hosts sitting volleyball clinics in Vancouver from March 13-15

 

“Initiatives and partnerships like this play a big part in the
development of sitting volleyball in Canada,” said José Rebelo, head
coach of the national men’s sitting volleyball team. “It’s especially
important for us as players and coaches to support these types of
grassroots activities, seeing as sitting vo...

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le February 28, 2008

The Canadian Paralympic Committee and AthletesCAN announce 2008 Paralympic Summer Games Athlete Ombudsperson

 

"I am looking forward to working with our Paralympians and to
playing a part in making the upcoming Beijing Games a success for Team
Canada," said Palamar, who was appointed to the voluntary position
after an extensive search by the Canadian Paralympic Committee and
AthletesCAN.

He will provide guidance...

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le February 26, 2008

Canadian Paralympic Committee supports federal government's investment for summer sports excellence program

 

Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty in his third budget on
February 26 approved $24 million over two years and $24 million per
year ongoing to support athletes for the Summer Olympics, falling short
of the $30 million annually the CPC was requesting over the next five
years for the Road to Excellence Program...

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le February 20, 2008

Sitting volleyball clinics being introduced to Vancouver

 

Six-week sessions begin on Thursday, February 21, 2008 at the G.F.
Strong Rehabilitation Centre and on Saturday, March 15 at Secondary
School. Following a “train and play” format, the clinics are designed
to provide participants with a mix of instruction and game play.

“We’re extremely excited about this oppo...

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le February 11, 2008

Canada's national women's wheelchair basketball team to compete in Osaka Cup 2008 in Japan

 

“Osaka will be a good test of the improvements we have made during
two weeks of training at Douglas College prior to leaving for Japan,”
said head coach Tim Frick. “We will be missing a few starters, so it
will be an excellent chance for some other athletes to expand their
roles and rise to the occasion. I exp...

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