Brazilian thrower suspended for four years for anti-doping violation

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has announced that Brazilian thrower Luciano Dos Santos Pereira has been suspended for four years for an Anti-Doping Rule violation and consequently will no longer be competing at the upcoming Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Dos Santos Pereira returned an adverse...

Filion, Benfeito 1-2 on tower at Pan Am Games preview

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Sept 28,2014(ISN) - MEXICO CITY - Canadian Olympic medallist Roseline Filion of Laval and Meaghan Benfeito of Montreal took gold and silver on women's 10-m tower Saturday night in diving action at the Pan American Sports Festival. The multi-sport competition...

Canada Beats Grand Prix Host;Next Stop Pan Am Games

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Volleyball Canada - Jackie Skender   Formosa, Argentina,– Canada pulled together for a 3-1 (22-25, 25-23, 25-14, 31-29) win over hosts Argentina in Pool L of FIVB...

Cuba’s Castillo eyes further glory in Rio with support of Agitos Foundation

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“I was 13 days in intensive care after my accident, more dead than alive.” At 10 years old, Cuba’s Yunidis Castillo was travelling by bus from her home town Santiago to Holguin, Cuba, on a rainy day on her way to a judo competition. But...

Chantal Givens Climbs into Eighth at Paralympic Triathlon

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil—Three Canadians put down a spirited effort as women’s triathlon debuted at the Paralympic Games on Sunday in Rio de Janeiro.   Winnipeg’s Chantal Givens was relentless in her eighth-place finish in the PT4 classification, while two women from the nation’s capital –...

A WALK IN THE OLYMPIC PARK FOR INBEE

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil:  Inbee Park of the Republic of Korea captured Asia’s first Olympic golf gold medal when she completed a remarkable recovery from injury to underline her status as one of the modern greats of the women’s game. The 28-year-old from Seoul recorded...

FIA World Rally Championship – Evans dominant on brutal Friday

Elfyn Evans built a surprise Friday lead at YPF Rally Argentina. Rock-strewn gravel roads wrecked the hopes of many frontrunners, but Welshman Evans prospered to win six consecutive speed tests in his Ford Fiesta and lead the similar car of Mads Østberg by 55.7sec. FIA World...

Independent Paralympic Athlete team makes history in Rio thanks to the support of Allianz SE

Syrian refugee Ibrahim Al Hussein has described 2016 as the best year of his life and said the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games were a big part of that. Al Hussein, who had part of his leg blown off in a rocket attack when he went...

Strong showing for Team Canada at Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Triple gold medallist swimmer Aurélie Rivard led Team Canada in to the Opening Ceremony at Maracanã Stadium tonight in Rio. The 20-year-old from St-Jean-sur-Richelieu set two world records en route to winning three gold medals and a silver here...

Leeper’s two-year sanction stands after the CAS reject his appeal

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled on Friday (12 August) that the only valid decision in the case of Blake Leeper’s anti-doping violation from June 2015 is the two-year suspension handed down by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) on 6 November 2015. As...

Webb Ellis Cup On Show In Lima

The Webb Ellis Cup has made the trip to Peru for the first time and will be on display for the Sudamérica Rugby B Championship. The event, which is the first qualifier in the South America region for Rugby World Cup 2019, will take...

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