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2014-01-20 08:22:22

CALGARY, Jan. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee and Alpine Canada will announce the athletes and coaches nominated to the Sochi 2014 Canadian Paralympic Team. The Canadian para-alpine team racked up 14 medals at last year's world championships in La Molina, Spain -- more than any other country in attendance -- and is looking to build on the momentum created by last season's successes. WHAT: Para-alpine team nomination announcement....

2014-01-16 16:22:46

CALGARY, Jan. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee and Alpine Canada will announce the athletes and coaches nominated to the Sochi 2014 Canadian Paralympic Team. The Canadian para-alpine team racked up 14 medals at last year's world championships in La Molina, Spain -- more than any other country in attendance -- and is looking to build on the momentum created by last season's successes. WHAT: Para-alpine team nomination announcement....

2014-01-15 20:21:22

OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - It is with great respect and admiration that the Canadian Paralympic Committee celebrates the career of wheelchair basketball veteran David Durepos (Fredericton, N.B.), who has announced his retirement from competition after a 19-year career that included three Paralympic gold medals. A five-time Paralympian, Durepos played on dominant Canadian national teams that won Paralympic gold medals at the Sydney 2000, Athens 2004 and London 2012 Paralympic...

2014-01-13 08:24:39

BOSTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For every Team USA athlete who has dreamed of competing on the world stage, there is no greater glory than earning an Olympic or Paralympic medal for his or her country. Liberty Mutual Insurance, the Official Property and Casualty and Life Insurance Partner of the 2014 and 2016 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams, today announces that it is working with the U.S. Olympic Committee to protect our athletes' greatest reward by insuring each gold, silver...

2014-01-08 16:24:53

Forum with U.S. Olympic Legends, Athlete Appearances at Road to Sochi Tour, and Free Public Skating on Frog Pond Among the Local Activities Planned by Team USA's Only Boston-Based Sponsor BOSTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 30 days our U.S. Olympic athletes will step onto the world stage to compete in the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. To get Bostonians in the spirit over the next several weeks, Liberty Mutual Insurance has a series of Team USA- and winter-themed...


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