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2012-08-25 23:03:00

With four days to go until the start of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, a building wrap around the Eurotunnel Folkestone Control Tower showing the Paralympic Games Agitos symbol and 21 Paralympic sport pictograms has been unveiled. (PRWEB) August 25, 2012 With four days to go until the start of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, a building wrap around the Eurotunnel Folkestone Control Tower showing the Paralympic Games Agitos symbol and 21 Paralympic sport pictograms has been unveiled....

2012-08-18 23:03:15

With less than two weeks to go to the London 2012 Paralympic Games, the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has released a further 45,000 Paralympic tickets for sale alongside the 20,000 tickets currently available for the Paralympic Opening and Closing Ceremonies. (PRWEB) August 18, 2012 With less than two weeks to go to the London 2012 Paralympic Games, the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has released...

2012-08-16 23:01:39

With two weeks to go to the Paralympic Games, the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has announced how the Paralympic Flame will be created and the street level route that it will take during the 24 hour overnight Relay from Stoke Mandeville to London. (PRWEB) August 16, 2012 • Flames to be created at the summits of the UK´s four highest peaks Street route for 24 hour Relay revealed here. Click here to download map Paralympic...

2012-08-14 06:26:13

TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - On behalf of Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Government of Canada, I would like to offer heartfelt congratulations to all of the athletes who have been named to the 2012 Canadian Paralympic Team. A total of 145  talented athletes, along with their coaches and support staff, have earned places on the Canadian Paralympic Team. The London 2012 Paralympic Games, which will be held from August 29 to September 9, 2012, are expected to attract more...

2012-08-13 10:23:05

From Canada to London - It's lift off for the London 2012 Paralympic Summer Games! OTTAWA, Aug. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - The Olympics may be nearing their end, but London still looms for the Canadian Paralympic Team! Canada will bring a total of 145 athletes to compete in 15 sports at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, from Aug. 29 to Sept. 9. The Canadian Paralympic Team will be officially announced on Tuesday, August 14, as Canada's wheelchair basketball players make their way through...

2012-08-10 02:22:22

From Canada to London - It's lift off for the London 2012 Paralympic Summer Games! OTTAWA, Aug. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - The Olympics may be nearing their end, but London still looms for the Canadian Paralympic Team! Canada will bring a total of 145 athletes to compete in 15 sports at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, from Aug. 29 to Sept. 9. The Canadian Paralympic Team will be officially announced on Tuesday, August 14, as Canada's wheelchair basketball players make their way through...

2012-08-01 14:21:18

OTTAWA, Aug. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Henry Storgaard, Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Paralympic Committee, commented on CBC and Radio-Canada winning the rights to broadcast the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games and Rio 2016 Olympic Games: "The Canadian Paralympic Committee looks forward to renewing our Paralympic Games relationship with CBC/Radio-Canada, a relationship that spanned seven Paralympic Games beginning at the 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta. CBC/Radio-Canada has a...

2012-07-25 06:22:22

OTTAWA, July 25, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) Judo Canada, the Shooting Federation of Canada and the Canadian Fencing Federation are pleased to announce the athletes nominated to the Paralympic Judo, Shooting and Wheelchair Fencing teams for the London 2012 Paralympic Games set for August 29 to September 9. "These three sports are all small in numbers, but definitely mighty in their medal potential," said Team Canada's Chef de Mission, Gaétan...

2012-07-24 10:22:35

OTTAWA, July 24, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) invites applications for the position of Chef de Mission for the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi (Russia), March 7th-16th. This is a volunteer position with responsibilities commencing in October 2012, and continuing through May 2014. The Paralympic Games are the second largest sporting event in the world, showcasing the talents and abilities of the world's best elite athletes with a physical disability. The...

2012-07-23 10:23:19

Opening and Closing Ceremonies and daily highlight shows available across broadcast and digital platforms, including first-ever Paralympic Games with multiple live streams OTTAWA, July 23, 2012 /CNW/ - Now it will be easier than ever to follow your Canadian Paralympic Team as they strive for gold in London August 29 to September 9, 2012! The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) is pleased to announce its broadcast agreement with Canada's Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium and its...