Rio 2016 Paralympic Games will be a record-breaking success

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With one year to go until the Rio 2016 Paralympics, International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven has said he believes the Games will be a record-breaking success that will transform Latin America. The Paralympic Games will run from 7-18...

Canada’s Women’s Sevens team finished runners-up

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First-ever defeat of New Zealand and loss to Australia sees Canada’s Women’s Sevens Team finish second at Sao Paulo Sevens in Brazil   SAO PAULO, BRAZIL – Canada’s Women’s Sevens team finished runners-up at the Sao Paulo Sevens after a 29-0 loss to Australia...

Canada Advances at the FIVB Men’s U21 World Championship

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Canada’s Under 21 Men’s Team Advances at Worlds Tijuana, Mexico, September 13, 2015 - Canada’s Under 21 team defeated Mexico for a second victory and second place in its pool. This means that the Canadian team advances to the round of eight at the FIVB...

Canada Falls to Belgium in Grand Prix Preliminary Round

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(ISN) - July 27, 2014 LIMA, Peru – Belgium powered passed Canada in straight sets (25-13, 25-19, 28-26) in today's match in 2014 FIVB World Grand Prix preliminary round play. It was an exciting finish as Canada fought to survive...

Perfect Rugby World Cup 2019 qualifying start for Fiji

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Fiji have got their World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup campaign off to the perfect start with a 23-18 victory over Tonga in Suva on Saturday With incoming World Rugby Vice-Chairman Agustin Pichot in attendance, the Fijians overcame a 15-0 deficit to...

Canada’s Women’s Sevens Team Finish Day One 3-0

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Submitted by Mark Sheldon - Rugby Canada Press Officer (ISN) - Canada's Women's Sevens Team has advanced to their ninth straight World Rugby Women's Sevens Series Cup Quarterfinal after finishing Day One of the Sao Paulo Sevens with a 3-0 record. ...

Rio 2016 Olympic Games rugby sevens competition dates set

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  (ISN) - Rugby sevens will make its Olympic Games debut on 6 August, 2016 after the Rio 2016 Organising Committee released the daily competition schedule to mark 500 days to go. The rugby sevens competitions at the Deodoro Sports...

Canada’s sitting team comes on strong, but falls to Netherlands

Sept. 11, 2016: Canada’s women’s sitting volleyball team came out swinging today, winning its first set, but then falling to the Netherlands 1-3 (25-22, 17-25, 17-25, 22-25) in front of 7000 fans at Riocentro. Felicia Voss-Shafiq of Burnaby, B.C. served up four aces in a row...

Kirsten Sweetland Thrilled in 12th at World Cup Triathlon

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Joanna Brown set to build on 13th place result, Paula Findlay 18th in World Cup return   HUATULCO, Mex.—Kirsten Sweetland has never been so happy about a 12th-place finish in her life. Having not raced or trained to her fullest...

Road to Youth Parapan American Games

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The latest project from the development arm of the International Paralympic Committee, the Agitos Foundation, will get underway in Havana, Cuba, this weekend (26-28 March), this time supporting athletes and coaches preparing for the next Parapan American Youth Games. ...

“We can’t focus on Bolt absence” claims Diack on eve of IAAF World Relays

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The absence of Usain Bolt from the inaugural World Relays, due to start tomorrow in Nassau, has been downplayed by Lamine Diack, President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).  Asked at the pre-event press conference whether he felt the...

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