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2014-10-22 20:22:32

TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - 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. As head coach of the Canadian Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team from 1990 to 2009, Frick, of Pender Island,...

2014-10-21 12:27:50

In the news release, "Three-time Paralympian Stephanie Dixon named Canada's Assistant Chef De Mission for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games", issued 21-Oct-2014 by Canadian Paralympic Committee over CNW, the company advises that the first paragraph, first sentence, should read "has been named Team Canada's Assistant Chef de Mission for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games" rather than "has been named Team Canada's Chef de Mission for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games". The...

2014-10-21 08:29:52

Note to media: Broadcast-quality B-roll is available at www.SendtoNews.com. High-resolution photos can be downloaded at http://tinyurl.com/lw544ow OTTAWA, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) is pleased to announce that three-time Paralympic swimmer Stephanie Dixon (Brampton, Ont. now living in Whitehorse, Yukon) has been named Team Canada's Chef de Mission for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games. Dixon competed at the Sydney 2000, Athens 2004 and...

2014-10-08 08:24:15

NOTE TO EDITORS: High Definition video available for download at www.sendtonews.com Free resource for educators in Canada sets a leading standard for international best practices designed to usher in a new era of inclusiveness to help students of all abilities play and learn together OTTAWA, Oct. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) is pleased to announce the availability of its revolutionary new resource that will help educators teach fundamental movement skills...

2014-09-21 23:02:04

Ten teams of disabled and able-bodied athletes rafted the Colorado River, rode mountain bikes and hand cycles, and completed a ropes course at the September 12-14 Adventure Team Challenge from national non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports. Rancho del Rio, Colorado (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 High in the rugged Gore Range northwest of Vail, Colorado, ten teams of disabled and able-bodied athletes rafted the Colorado River, rode mountain bikes and hand cycles, and completed a ropes course in...

2014-09-19 16:23:27

NOTE TO EDITORS: High Definition video available for download at www.sendtonews.com TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Athletes in para-alpine skiing, para-Nordic skiing and wheelchair curling took centre stage today as stars of the Sochi 2014 Canadian Paralympic Team and the broader Canadian Paralympic movement were fêted at the 2014 Canadian Paralympic Sport Awards ceremony. The Paralympic Sport Awards celebrate top athletes, recognizing their achievements from the most recent...

2014-09-17 23:12:27

Non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports' September 18-20 Adventure Team Challenge New York includes 22 developmentally-disabled athletes joining experienced coaches to complete a three stage outdoor sporting event in the Catskill Mountains. Harris, New York (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 This September 18-20, 22 participating developmentally-disabled athletes will join together with experienced coaches to complete a three stage outdoor sporting event in non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports’ annual...

2014-09-08 23:09:01

National non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports' annual Adventure Team Challenge in Colorado's remote Gore Range September 12-14 will bring together teams of disabled and able-bodied athletes for an inspiring three-stage outdoor adventure race. Eagle, Colorado (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 The annual Adventure Team Challenge from national non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports brings together teams of disabled and able-bodied athletes for a three-stage outdoor adventure race in Colorado’s...

2014-09-08 12:26:33

Note to media: Broadcast-quality B-roll is available at SendtoNews.com. MONTREAL, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee is pleased to announce that five--time Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc (Montreal, Que.) has been named Team Canada's Chef de Mission for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, marking exactly two years to go until competition begins in Rio. Petitclerc competed at five Paralympic Games in wheelchair racing (Barcelona, Atlanta, Sydney, Athens and Beijing),...

2014-08-27 08:24:09

The company signed an exclusive-supplier contract for the first Olympics in history to take place in South America CESENA, Italy, August 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Technogym has signed an exclusive-supplier contract - fitness equipment supplier for all athletic preparation centres - for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140827/703208-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140827/703208-b ) For Technogym,...


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