Carlos Serrano named Allianz Athlete of the Month for April

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Serrano broke the 100m breaststroke SB7 world record at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Test Event, en-route to winning the event Colombia’s 17-year-old swimming sensation Carlos Serrano has been named the Allianz Athlete of the Month for April. Serrano...

UNDERSTANDING THE SPORT:Canoe sprint

HOW IT ALL BEGAN From North America, all the way to Polynesia and even Greenland, kayaks have been used for different purposes throughout history. Originally intended for hunting and fishing, they were made with animal fur stretched over a wooden frame. Canoe races became more...

New Zealand claimed the second leg of the World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series

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  (ISN) - New Zealand claimed the second leg of the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series after beating rivals Australia in another epic clash between the two sides in São Paulo. A try from player of the tournament Portia Woodman...

The IPC and Rio 2016 back public led #FillTheSeats campaign for Rio 2016 Paralympics

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Rio 2016 Organising Committee and the Agitos Foundation, the IPC’s development arm, gave their full support on Tuesday (30 August) to a global fundraising campaign with an invitation to the world to fund 10,000 Brazilian youngsters to attend next month’s Paralympics. Launched last Tuesday (23 August)...

Canada Set to Begin at FIVB Men’s U21 World Championship

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By Jackie Skender  Canada's Men’s U21 Team Set to Begin Compeition in Mexico The 18th edition of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship begins Sept. 11 in Tijuana and Mexicali, Mexico.In Tijuana, Canada’s team will face Turkey on Friday, Egypt on Saturday and host Mexico on Sunday.  Depending...

New Zealand, Australia and France in pole position at Sao Paulo 7s

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New Zealand, Australia and France went unbeaten on day one of the Sao Paulo 7s on Saturday, setting up some mouth-watering quarter-finals on day two.   With a samba party atmosphere in Arena Barueri and the Olympic torch in attendance,...

Latvala out front after opening leg in Argentina

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Jari-Matti Latvala made a determined start in his quest for back-to-back FIA World Rally Championship wins Latvala, victorious at the previous round in Mexico, won four of today’s eight speed tests to head Volkswagen Polo R team-mate Sébastien Ogier by...

Canada’s Stefan Daniel Wins Silver at Paratriathlon Test Event

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—Chantal Givens finishes fourth in women’s PT4 classification, Christine Robbins places fifth in women’s PT5 category— Rio de Janeiro - In preparation for paratriathlon’s debut next summer at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games, paratriathletes tested the course on Saturday and scored points that...

Meeke closes on Mexico win

Kris Meeke took a commanding 30.9sec lead over Sébastien Ogier at Rally Guanajuato Mexico to move closer to overall victory. The Briton won just one of the nine speed tests, most on dirt roads in the mountains near León, but it was a decisive victory....

Canada’s B Squad in Quarterfinals of Men’s Pan Am Cup

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Canada 1-1 heading into quarterfinals at Pan Am Cup MEXICO CITY, Mexico, May 23, 2016. – Canada’s team at XI Men’s Pan American Cup in Mexico City has a record of one win and one loss heading into today’s quarterfinal...

Keep Rugby Clean Ambassadors revealed in Rio

Australia captain Ed Jenkins and Team GB captain Emily Scarratt have been announced as World Rugby's Keep Rugby Clean ambassadors in Rio de Janeiro. With just one day to go until rugby sevens makes its debut at the Olympic Games, the pair joined together with...

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