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May 28, 2020, 09:46 ET Team Canada Champion Chats to bring 10 Olympic and Paralympic athletes to thousands of kids with its second Live Chat

TORONTO, May 28, 2020 /CNW/ - On Friday May 29, Team Canada Champion Chats will hold its second live chat featuring three-time Olympic Champion Tessa Virtue and nine-time Paralympic Champion Benoît...


Mar 30, 2020, 10:50 ET Canadian Paralympic Committee statement on new 2021 Tokyo Games dates

OTTAWA, March 30, 2020 /CNW/ - The Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee, International Olympic Committee, and International Paralympic Committee announced today the postponed dates for the Tokyo Olympic...


Mar 22, 2020, 21:56 ET Team Canada will not send athletes to Games in summer 2020 due to COVID-19 risks

TORONTO, March 22, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC), backed by their Athletes' Commissions, National Sports Organizations and the Government...


Mar 03, 2020, 12:37 ET Canadian Paralympic Committee and CBC/Radio-Canada to offer streaming coverage of Tokyo 2020 wheelchair rugby qualifier

- Canada hosting last-chance qualification tournament for Paralympic Games - Live coverage available via CBC Gem streaming service, CBC Sports and Radio-Canada Sports digital platforms, and CPC...


Feb 18, 2020, 11:00 ET 2020 Para Sport Jumpstart Fund now accepting applications from across Canada

- Program is a joint initiative between Canadian Paralympic Committee and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities - Grants support organizations who provide opportunities for children with disabilities to...


Jan 14, 2020, 14:34 ET Josh Vander Vies, Karolina Wisniewska, and Shacarra Orr join Tokyo 2020 Canadian Paralympic Team in support roles

- Vander Vies to be assistant chef de mission; Wisniewska and Orr are athlete ambassadors - The three Paralympians join team led by chef de mission Stephanie Dixon OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2020 /CNW/ - Three ...


Dec 09, 2019, 11:49 ET Canadian Paralympic Committee Statement on WADA's proposed Russian ban

OTTAWA, Dec. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - The World Anti-Doping Agency today endorsed a four-year ban on the Russian Anti-Doping Agency. RUSADA now has 21 days to accept the consequences or appeal with the Court...


Nov 06, 2019, 12:00 ET Canadian Paralympic Committee and CBC/Radio-Canada to offer streaming coverage of World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai, November 7-15

- Live coverage of biggest event of Para athletics season will be available via the CBC Gem streaming service, CBC Sports and Radio-Canada Sports platforms, and CPC Facebook page - The competition is ...


Sep 02, 2019, 03:14 ET Canada wraps up Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games with 60 total medals

- Seven medals added on final day of competition - Para swimming and Para cycling athletes made 34 podiums over the Games - Canada won 17 golds throughout the 10 days LIMA, Peru, Sept. 1, 2019 /CNW/...


Sep 01, 2019, 00:10 ET Lima 2019: Canadian Parapan Am Team on Day 9 and looking ahead at Day 10

Wheelchair basketball men's team wins silver Marco Dispaltro captures boccia gold medal; Three medals won in Para badminton Para road cycling, Para badminton, and boccia close out the Games on Sunday ...


Aug 31, 2019, 17:32 ET Para cyclist Carla Shibley named Canada's Closing Ceremony flag bearer for Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games

- Shibley and pilot Meghan Lemiski have won a gold, silver, and bronze so far - The tandem duo have one race remaining on Sunday - Closing Ceremony is September 1 at 7 p.m. local / 8 p.m. ET; will be ...


Aug 31, 2019, 07:00 ET Lima 2019: Looking ahead at Canadian Parapan Am Team action on Day 9

Men will play for wheelchair basketball gold Marco Dispaltro in boccia gold-medal final Para swimming competition comes to an end LIMA, Peru, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada will be looking to add to...


Aug 31, 2019, 00:54 ET Canadian Parapan Am Team on Day 8: A nine-medal bonanza

Four medals in road Para cycling, three in Para swimming Rob Shaw wins wheelchair tennis gold Canadian women win gold; men advance to final in wheelchair basketball LIMA, Peru, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ -...


Aug 30, 2019, 02:30 ET Canadian Parapan Am Team on Day 7: Canada advances to gold medal game in women's wheelchair basketball

Two medals secured in the pool Canadians earn early wins in boccia and Para badminton LIMA, Peru, Aug. 29, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Parapan Am Team now boasts 36 medals from the Lima 2019 Parapan Am ...


Aug 29, 2019, 02:14 ET Lima 2019: Looking ahead at Canadian Parapan Am Team action on Day 7

Women's wheelchair basketball team to play for spot in gold-medal game Mitch McIntyre to play for bronze in wheelchair tennis Boccia, Para badminton action commences LIMA, Peru, Aug. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - ...


Aug 29, 2019, 01:23 ET Canadian Parapan Am Team on Day 6: Para swimming and sitting volleyball add seven medals

Five more medals won in the pool Rob Shaw advances to wheelchair tennis quad singles gold-medal match Sitting volleyball teams win bronze medals LIMA, Peru, Aug. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Parapan ...


Aug 28, 2019, 01:55 ET Canadian Parapan Am Team on Day 5: A parade to the podium with 10 medals

Canada finishes 1-2 in women's tandem cycling for second consecutive day Four medals captured in the pool (one gold, two silver, one bronze) Discus gold and 400m silver in Para athletics LIMA, Peru,...


Aug 27, 2019, 01:08 ET Canadian Parapan Am Team on Day 4: Eight medals from Para cycling and swimming

- Canada takes a gold and two silvers in Para cycling - Nicholas Bennett wins second gold as five medals won in the pool - Canadians advances to wheelchair rugby final LIMA, Peru, Aug. 26, 2019 /CNW/ ...


Aug 27, 2019, 01:01 ET Lima 2019: Looking ahead at Canadian Parapan Am Team action on Day 5

Canada to face USA for gold in wheelchair rugby Round-robin play wraps up in wheelchair basketball Sitting volleyball teams to compete in semifinals LIMA, Peru, Aug. 26, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian...


Aug 26, 2019, 00:49 ET Lima 2019: Looking ahead at Canadian Parapan Am Team action on Day 4

Canada to face Brazil in wheelchair rugby semifinals First day of Para cycling as Canada races on the track Para athletics and Para swimming action continues LIMA, Peru, Aug. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - More...


Aug 26, 2019, 00:43 ET Canadian Parapan Am Team on Day 3: Canada adds three medals to total

- Swimmer Nicholas Bennett wins gold in 100m breaststroke - Greg Stewart captures silver in shot put - Liam Stanley wins his second medal of the Games, bronze in the 400m LIMA, Peru, Aug. 25, 2019...


Aug 25, 2019, 12:31 ET Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games to kick off one year from today

Paralympic community in Canada celebrates 365 days to go Tokyo 2020 takes place August 25 to September 6, 2020 LIMA, Aug. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The one-year countdown to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games...


Aug 25, 2019, 00:44 ET Lima 2019: Looking ahead at Canadian Parapan Am Team action on Day 3

Para swimmers to hit the pool for first time Wheelchair rugby to wrap up round-robin play Both men's and women's basketball teams in action LIMA, Aug. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Sunday will be another busy day ...


Aug 25, 2019, 00:21 ET Canadian Parapan Am Team on Day 2: Canada opens with six medals

Nathan Riech and Guillaume Ouellet both win gold in Para athletics Priscilla Gagne's silver in Para judo Canada's first of the Games Canada wins a pair of bronze medals in Para table tennis LIMA, Aug....


Aug 23, 2019, 22:40 ET Lima 2019: Canadian Parapan Am Team on Day 1 and looking ahead at Day 2

- Wheelchair rugby squad opens with a win on Friday - Para athletics, Para judo, sitting volleyball, wheelchair basketball, and wheelchair tennis to start competition - Canada will have opportunity...