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le August 17, 2007

Canada's women's and men's wheelchair basketball teams going for gold in Rio

  Playing in a round-robin format, Canada’s women’s team handily
beat El Salvador 66-14 on Friday to ensure themselves a berth in the
gold medal match. They play the United States, the only team that has
beaten the Canucks in the round-robin. Canada is vowing to avenge for
the 57-43 loss to the United States tomorrow.   ...

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le August 17, 2007

Canada's women's and men's wheelchair basketball teams to go for gold on Saturday

 

Playing in a round-robin format, Canada’s women’s team handily beat
El Salvador 66-14 on Friday to ensure themselves of a berth in the gold
medal match. They play the United States, the only team that beat the
Canucks in the round-robin. High scorers for Canada against El Salvador
were Cindy Ouellet, of Quebec...

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le August 16, 2007

Huot breaks world record in 200m individual medley at Parapanamerican Games

 

  Huot also swam to gold in the 100m breaststroke in 1:15.37 in the SM10 category. It was a personal best time.   “It was an incredible night. I earned
two gold medals,” said Huot. More importantly, he said his time in the
individual medley puts him on target for the Beijing 2008 Paralympic
Summer Games.   “I wanted to...

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le August 15, 2007

Ian Kent takes silver in table tennis; swimming and athletics also swell Canada's medal total

 

The placing significantly increases Kent’s chances of making it to the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games.

“Wayne Lo is a very strong player. It
went four games – Ian lost 11-4 in the third – and then took it in the
fourth to earn a spot at the gold medal game. It’s unbelievable,” said
table tennis coach John Mac...

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le August 14, 2007

Dunkerley, Dailey have golden run, but fall short of world record

  Dunkerley and Dailey were on track to beat the world record over the first three laps, but they petered out on the fourth.   “We hit the wall (on the last lap).
It’s heartbreaking because you know you’re on pace and you’re going
hard. It might have been a little too much to finish off strong,” said
Dunkerley.   The world re...

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