Wheelchair Basketball Canada selects team for Toronto 2015 & unveils the new wheelchairbasketball.ca website

Tracey Ferguson

(June 1, 2015 – OTTAWA, ONT.) With a pair of berths on the line for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Wheelchair Basketball Canada has selected 24 athletes from the men’s and women’s national wheelchair basketball teams for nomination to represent Canada at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games.

Tonello Steps Aside As Head Coach Of Canadian Men’s Wheelchair Basketball Team Ahead Of Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games

Breaking news from Wheelchair Basketball Canada :

Jerry Tonello(May 21, 2015 – OTTAWA, ONT.) Canadian Men’s National Wheelchair Basketball Team head coach Jerry Tonello is taking a leave of absence ahead of the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games in order to spend time with his family while he undergoes treatment for a brain tumor.

Schedule Update - 2015 Americas Wheelchair Basketball Challenge March 22-26

Abdi Dini(March 18, 2015 – OTTAWA, ONT.) Due to Colombia withdrawing from the tournament, there has been a change to the competition schedule for the 2015 Americas Wheelchair Basketball Challenge taking place at the Mattamy Athletic Centre March 22-26th.  Team Canada will now play five games against their Americas zone rivals from Argentina, Brazil, and the USA in the friendly warm-up

Wheelchair Basketball Coaching Legend Tim Frick Becomes First Paralympic Coach To Be Inducted Into Canada’s Sports Hall Of Fame

(October 22, 2014 - TORONTO, ONT.) Wheelchair Basketball Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee congratulate legendary wheelchair basketball bench boss Tim Frick who today became the first Paralympic coach ever to be inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. The 2014 Induction Celebrations were presented by Canadian Tire at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto, Ont.

2014 Women's World Wheelchair Basketball Championship Captivates Online Audience In Canada And Around The World

2014 Women's World Wheelchair Basketball Championships

(July 28, 2014 - TORONTO, ONT.) One month has passed since Team Canada won gold at the 2014 Women’s World Wheelchair Basketball Championship at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto, Ont. and host Wheelchair Basketball Canada is pleased to announce that the event proved to be a tremendous, record-breaking online success.

2014 Women’s World Wheelchair Basketball Championship

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Event on: 20 June 2014
Event on: June 20, 2014

Event Information:

Mattamy Athletic Centre 50 Carlton Street Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 1J2
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Wheelchair Basketball Canada is pleased to be hosting the top female wheelchair basketball players on the planet June 20-28, 2014 in Toronto for the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation’s Women’s World Wheelchair Basketball Championship. World-class female athletes will converge on the Mattamy Athletic Centre (same venue as Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games) to showcase the elite skills and athleticism that make wheelchair basketball the most popular sport for athletes with a disability in the world.

Teams Set For Largest Women’s World Wheelchair Basketball Championship In History

(December 4, 2013 - TORONTO, ONT.) – The International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) and the 2014 Women’s World Wheelchair Basketball Championship (2014WWWBC) organizing committee announced Wednesday the 12 countries that will compete at the largest women’s world championship in history, which takes place June 20-28, 2014 at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto, Ont.