Canadian wrap-up on day 6: Rivard wins second gold at Games

RIO DE JANEIRO - Aurélie Rivard of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., won the gold medal and set a Games record with a victory in the women's S10 100-m freestyle on Tuesday evening at the Paralympics. "I wanted the gold, which I got," said the 20-year-old, who set...

ICF approves new race programs for the 2020 Olympic Games

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The International Canoe Federation (ICF) has approved a race program highlighting gender equality at the 2020 Olympic Games. The ICF has put the following program forward to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for ratification. The IOC will make a final decision following an...

Ogier targets WRC grand slam in Argentina

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Sébastien Ogier will complete a career grand slam of WRC event victories if he wins this week’s YPF Rally Argentina (21 - 24 April). Photographer Credit: Jaanus Ree/Red Bull Content Pool Volkswagen was last defeated in Argentina 12 months ago...

Rugby set to rock Rio 2016 with 50 days to go

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We are already seeing the game-changing positive effects of Olympic inclusion, which has paved the way for investment With 50 days to go until the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, World Rugby Chairman Bernard Lapasset is predicting very special rugby sevens...

Men’s team wins and advances at the Men’s Continental Championship

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Canada wins second in a row to advance at the Men’s Volleyball Continental Championship By Jackie Skender CORDOBA, Mexico, October 07, 2015:  Canada's men's team defeated Puerto Rico today 3-0 (25-23, 25-17, 25-23) at the NORCECA Men’s Continental Championship to advance to the semi-finals. This means Canada...

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...

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...

Sports programme confirmed for 2017 Youth Parapan American Games

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The Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) has announced that the 2017 Youth Parapan American Games in Sao Paulo, Brazil, will feature 12 sports, two more than the 2013 edition, with CP Football and sitting volleyball added to the sports programme. ...

Judo and swimming Ones to Watch announced for Rio 2016

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On Monday (11 January), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced its Ones to Watch athletes for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in judo and swimming. The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, which run from 7-18 September, will see up to 4,350...

Beaumont hails rugby sevens’ Olympic Games debut

World Rugby Chairman Bill Beaumont has hailed rugby's return to the Olympic Games after compelling, highly-competitive, dramatic and historic rugby sevens competitions. Australia's women and Fiji were awarded rugby's first gold medals in 92 years as rugby captured the imagination of sports fans in Brazil...

Canada Dominates Costa Rica at Continental Championship

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Canada outplays Costa Rica at NORCECA Continentals MORELIA, Mexico, September 29, 2015 - Canada dominated Costa Rica 3-0 (25-15, 25-12, 25-10) on day three of the NORCECA Women’s Continental Championship at the Bicentenario Auditorium in Morelia, Michoacan. Canada concludes...

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