Sandrine Hamel goes two for two at Landgraaf Para Snowboard World Cup

A day after taking home her first ever World Cup medal, Sandrine Hamel (Saint-Sauveur, QC) capped off the Landgraaf Para Snowboard Banked Slalom World Cup with another silver medal performance. The Netherlands’ Lisa Bunschoten and Renske Van Beek took home the gold and bronze...

Lomianki 2018: Belarusian beauty on final day

If there is one couple who sets the standard it is Belarus’ freshly crowned continental champions Hanna Harchakova and Roman Usmanov. Together they produced a golden performance on Sunday (11 November) at the 2018 World Para Dance Sport European Championships in Lomianki, Poland. The final...

Lomianki 2018: Helena Kasicka makes golden comeback

Before Helena Kasicka accepted her gold medal, the Slovakian went over to hug her coach in a memorable return to the spotlight at the 2018 World Para Dance Sport European Championships on Friday (9 November) in Lomianki, Poland. Kasicka won the women’s singles freestyle 1....

2018 World Para Dance Sport European Championships

The lights will dim and the music will cue the start of the 2018 World Para Dance Sport European Championships on Friday (9 November) in Lomianki, Poland. Three action-packed days will feature 95 athletes from 14 countries dancing across 17 medals events. “The European Championships is...

Vierumaki 2018: China win debut C-Pool World Championships

China may have only played two official Para ice hockey matches, but they have already shown what they can achieve by winning the C-Pool World Para Ice Hockey Championships in Vierumaki, Finland. It was an impressive performance from the Chinese, who beat the hosts 5-0...

There will be snow in the desert for the World Para Snowboard World Cup season

Dubai might not be the place that comes to mind when one thinks of snowboard. But there will be snow in the desert for the World Para Snowboard World Cup season kick-off on Wednesday (7 November). The first ski resort in the Middle East, Ski...

Federal, Provincial Governments Sign Agreement to Consider Olympic Funding Proposa

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Calgary 2026 Bid Corporation (BidCo) announced tonight that an agreement has been reached between the Federal and Provincial Governments to consider a funding proposal that would provide their share of the public dollars needed to stage the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.    The agreement...

PyeongChang standouts Arendz and Jepsen among 2018 Canadian Paralympic Sport Awards winners

A combined total of 22 medals from PyeongChang are represented by the recipients of this year’s Canadian Paralympic Sport Awards, as the Canadian Paralympic Committee announced today the athletes and coaches set to be honoured at the awards ceremony on November 15 in Calgary. Handed...

2019 World Para Ice Hockey Championships will head over to Ostrava, Czech Republic

The 2019 World Para Ice Hockey Championships will head over to Ostrava, Czech Republic, from 27 April – 4 May. The Championships sees the return of the top teams on competitive ice since the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. Canada, USA, South Korea, Norway, Italy,...

Chateauroux 2018: Two world records set on day four

Scottie Brydon and Roberto Cucinotta made history on French soil by setting two new world records on Friday (28 September) at the World Shooting Para Sport World Cup in Chateauroux. The Australian achieved a score of 37 in the PT1 (mixed trap seated SG-S), beating...

Karen O’Neill named Sports Executive of the Year

Sports Media Canada announced Tuesday the list of honourees for its 2018 Achievement Awards, and Karen O’Neill, CEO of the Canadian Paralympic Committee, has been selected as Sports Executive of the Year. “A huge congratulations to Karen and all of the honourees on this outstanding...

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