Category: Paralympics

Tokyo 2020 games postponed

COC and CPC thank IOC for its decision to postpone Games to 2021 Canadian Paralympic Committee, March 24, 2020 IOC has given Tokyo hopefuls worldwide the clarity they need about the immediate future TORONTO/OTTAWA – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC)… Continue Reading “Tokyo 2020 games postponed”

Kramer headed to Paralympics

Saskatoon’s Eric Kramer has been selected as a para swimming coach for the Tokyo 2020 team. Swimming Canada, February 19, 2020Photo Credit: Swim Saskatchewan OTTAWA – The Canadian Paralympic team for Tokyo 2020 continued to take shape on Monday with the nomination of three award-winning… Continue Reading “Kramer headed to Paralympics”

Shaw looking to qualify

Last chance to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Canadian Paralympic Committee, January 16, 2020 Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee MILTON, Ont. – Tristen Chernove and veteran rider Marie-Claude Molnar headline Canada’s team for the UCI Para Cycling Track World Championships from January 30… Continue Reading “Shaw looking to qualify”

Sitting volleyball Paralympic Qualifier

Canada is one of five teams vying for a spot at the Paralympics Sport Nova Scotia, January 14, 2020 Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee Halifax – From Feb. 26 to Feb. 29, 2020 Halifax will be hosting the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Sitting Volleyball Qualifier. This… Continue Reading “Sitting volleyball Paralympic Qualifier”

Goncin finds his way

Wheelchair Basketball Canada profile on Nik Goncin Wheelchair Basketball Canada, November 4, 2019Photo Credit: Dave Holland/Canadian Paralympic Committee Toronto – Nik Goncin credits wheelchair basketball with giving him a renewed sense of direction in his life after he lost his left leg to cancer at… Continue Reading “Goncin finds his way”

Newkirk has sights set

Para swimmer Shelby Newkirk keeps Paralympic dream alive with silver medal at World Para Swimming Championship Ryan Flaherty, Global Saskatoon, October 23, 2019Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee Saskatoon’s Shelby Newkirk is ready with eyes forward to the 2020 Paralympic Games. The 23-year-old para swimmer… Continue Reading “Newkirk has sights set”

Para athletes head to worlds

Four Saskatchewan connections selected to represent Canada at 2019 World Para Athletics Championships Athletics Canada, September 27, 2019Photo Credit: Matthew Murnaghan/Canadian Paralympic Committee Ottawa – Athletics Canada announced today the 28 athletes who have been selected to represent Canada at the 2019 World Para Athletics… Continue Reading “Para athletes head to worlds”

Gavel’s sights on 2020

Prince Albert’s Erica Gavel looks to return with Canada to Paralympic Games Global News, September 10, 2019Photo Credit: Dave Holland/Canadian Paralympic Committee After helping Canada to a Paralympic berth at the 2020 Tokyo Games, Prince Albert’s Erica Gavel looks to return as an athlete.… Continue Reading “Gavel’s sights on 2020”

Goncin helps Canada qualify

Goncin helps Canada qualify for 2020 Paralympics Games in wheelchair basketball

Gavel helps Canada qualify

Gavel helps Canada qualify for 2020 Paralympics Games in wheelchair basketball