Tag: Paralympics

Ens making debut

Para swimmer Nikita Ens, who hails from Meadow Lake, is making her Paralympic debut in Tokyo starting on Day 4 with the SM4 150-metre individual medley. She’ll also be competing in S3 50-m backstroke and the S3 100-m freestyle later in the Games. This… Continue Reading “Ens making debut”

Rousell ready for Tokyo

I feel like I’m as prepared as I possibly can be at this time and hopefully prepared enough to be able to do well on the international stage. Ryan Rousell, Wheelchair fencer Written by Matt Johnson for Sask Sport When wheelchair fencing begins on… Continue Reading “Rousell ready for Tokyo”

Sask at Paralympics

Saskatchewan will send its largest contingent in history to the Paralympic Summer Games with 20 individuals from the province who will represent Canada in Tokyo Aug. 24 to Sept. 5. The Saskatchewan group includes eight athletes, four coaches, two support staff, four officials and… Continue Reading “Sask at Paralympics”

Kozun headed for Tokyo

Julie Kozun will be making her Paralympic debut with the Canadian women’s sitting volleyball team at the Tokyo Games running Aug. 24 to Sept. 5.  Kozun, who is the youngest member on the Canadian squad, helped the team to earn its Games’ spot at a last-chance qualifier… Continue Reading “Kozun headed for Tokyo”

Frotten excited for Games

Wheelchair racer Jessica Frotten has “been through every emotion” following her announcement to the Canada’s Para athletics team for the Paralympic Games Aug. 24 to Sept. 5.  The Regina resident, who was born in Whitehorse, told Global News how excited she is to make the team… Continue Reading “Frotten excited for Games”

IOC Games Update

CBC Sports, January 27, 2021 With questions surrounding how the Olympics and Paralympics Games will move forward in summer 2021, the IOC and the Tokyo organizing committee will make public plans. The rules will include information on creating safe sport bubbles in Tokyo and… Continue Reading “IOC Games Update”