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2014-03-03 20:21:19

OTTAWA, March 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Our Canadian Paralympic athletes have been training and preparing for the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games - an incredible milestone in their sport careers. As Minister of State (Sport), I was looking forward to the opportunity to cheer them on as they compete against the world's best in Sochi. However, given Russian President Vladimir Putin's military intervention in Ukraine, the Government of Canada will not send an official government...

2014-03-03 12:25:02

SOCHI, Russia, March 3, 2014 /CNW/ - With the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games set to begin in just four days, the Canadian Paralympic Committee would like to celebrate and thank long-time premier partner Pfizer Canada Inc., who have gone above and beyond their sponsorship agreement and made an additional financial contribution to the Canadian Paralympic Team. Pfizer Canada is the CPC's longest standing corporate partner, a relationship that dates back to 1996. "Canada's...

2014-03-03 12:24:13

SOCHI, Russia, March 3, 2014 /CNW/ - It was another busy morning today at the Adler/Sochi International Airport as Canadian Paralympic athletes and coaches continued to arrive for the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games set for March 7 to 16. Today the defending Paralympic champion Canadian wheelchair curling team arrived in Sochi, along with the remaining members of the para-alpine ski team and the first group of athletes from the para-Nordic skiing and biathlon team. Wheelchair...

2014-03-02 16:20:16

SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Members of the Canadian Para-Alpine Ski team arrived in Sochi this afternoon for the Paralympic Games set for March 7 to 16. Para-alpine competition begins on March 8 with men's and women's downhill. Para-alpine arrival in Sochi photos can now be downloaded at: photos.paralympic.ca. Photo 1: http://photos.paralympic.ca/image/I00008MDTbLeBp3U Sochi, RUSSIA - March 2, 2014 - Chris Williamson and Kirk Schornstein from Canada's Para-Alpine Team...

2014-03-01 16:20:21

SOCHI, Russia, March 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's National Sledge Team held its first practice today at Shayba Arena in advance of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games, to be held March 7 to 16. They begin tournament play on Sat. March 8 against Sweden. Sledge hockey practice in Sochi photos can now be downloaded at: photos.paralympic.ca. Photo 1: http://photos.paralympic.ca/image/I0000AxXP0Ehd0Ak CAPTION: Sochi, RUSSIA - March 1, 2014 - Team Canada Sledge Team hits the ice for their...

2014-02-28 16:22:20

SOCHI, RUSSIA, Feb. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's National Sledge Team are the first Canadian athletes to arrive in Sochi for the Paralympic Games, to be held March 7 to 16. The sledge hockey players are staying at a hotel tonight and will move in to the coastal athletes' village tomorrow. They begin tournament play on Sat. March 8 against Sweden. Sledge hockey team arrival in Sochi photos can now be downloaded at: photos.paralympic.ca. Photo 1:...

2014-02-27 12:25:42

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cartan Global and its client groups extend their sincere congratulations to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Organizing Committee and the Russian Federation for a fantastic Olympic Winter Games. Cartan Global, an Authorized Ticket Reseller for Sochi 2014 and a long-time travel provider and ticket distributor with the Olympic movement, provided services for its 11(th) Olympic Games in Sochi. "Our client groups and ticket buyers had an...

2014-02-26 12:22:55

SOCHI, RUSSIA, Feb. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - It is with great anticipation and pride that the Canadian Paralympic Committee today announced the athletes, coaches and staff who will make up Team Canada at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, to be held March 7 to 16. Canada will bring a total of 54 athletes to compete in all sports contested at the Sochi Paralympics: sledge hockey, wheelchair curling, para-alpine skiing, para-snowboard, para-Nordic skiing and biathlon. This total...

2014-02-23 08:20:22

OTTAWA, Feb. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Government of Canada, I would like to offer my most heartfelt congratulations to Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse, who were today named Canada's flag-bearers for the closing ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. This exciting announcement was made by the Canadian Olympic Committee in Sochi, Russia. Kaillie and Heather's performance in bobsleigh, which earned them a gold medal, has inspired Canadians across our country....

2014-02-21 12:23:43

Athletes Show From Great Starts Come Great Things® By Making Team USA BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a rigorous season of trials and qualification events, both Team Kellogg's(TM) U.S. Paralympic athletes have demonstrated from great starts come great things by being named to Team USA. With the Opening Ceremony for Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games nearly a month away on March 7, these U.S. Paralympic athletes have earned the chance to be among those proudly...


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