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September 19, 2016

CIBC welcomes Canadian Paralympic Team’s return from Rio

 

Media release

 

Bank to honour athletes’ outstanding performances at local Welcome Home events across Canada

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September 19, 2016

Paralympics will come full circle at Tokyo 2020

By Braydon Holmyard

Canadian Paralympic Media Consortium

Sept. 20, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – For the first time in the history of the Paralympics, a city will host the Games for the second time. In 1964, Tokyo hosted the Paralympic Games, four years after its official inauguration in Rome.

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September 18, 2016

After a Tough Loss to Japan, Canada Misses Wheelchair Rugby Podium

 

Sept. 18, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - A few turnovers here, a few missed chances there, and Canada will be going home without a Paralympic medal in wheelchair rugby for the first time since the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games. The result is a bitter disappointment for the Canadians, who began this season ra...

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September 18, 2016

Aurélie Rivard - The golden week that was

 

Canadian swimmer won four medals in Rio to settle 12 months of nerves

By Ciarán Breen

Canadian Paralympic Media Consortium

Sept. 18, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – It’s 3 a.m. on Friday, September 9, 2016. The athlete’s village has turned in for the night but in a corner of the quiet, o...

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September 18, 2016

Canadian para-swimming entering fresh waters

 

Head Coach Craig McCord to step down after Rio Games

By Ciarán Breen

Canadian Paralympic Media Consortium

 

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September 18, 2016

Rio 2016: Aurélie Rivard named Team Canada flag bearer for Closing Ceremony

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Broadcast-quality video highlights are available at SendtoNews.com.

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

-Swimmer won three gold and one silver medal ...

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September 18, 2016

Michelle Stilwell wins gold, men’s 4x400m take bronze

Michelle Stilwell of Parksville, B.C., won gold in the T52 wheelchair 100-metres in a Paralympic Games record of 19.42 seconds. "The goal was to come here and top the podium in both my races. The plan my coach (Peter Lawless) and I put in place, and the work we have done over the past 12-years has come through. I am ...

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September 17, 2016

Paralympic sailors win Silver and Bronze in Rio

Saturday, September 17, 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Canadian Paralympic sailors executed brilliantly on their final day of racing, delivering two medals for Team Canada. Canadian SKUD (2-person boat) secured the silver medal with a 3rd place finish today while the Sonar team finished 7th and snapped up the bronze...

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