USA Para Ice Hockey Player suspended for adverse analytical finding of methadone in a urine sample

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has suspended the US Para ice hockey player Tyler Carron for 18 months for committing an anti-doping violation. The two-time Paralympian returned an adverse analytical finding for methadone in a urine sample provided on 12 March 2018 following an in-competition...

The IPC announces Taskforce members to assess RPC progress with reinstatement criteria

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has named five international experts as part of a Taskforce assisting the IPC Governing Board in determining whether the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) has met the reinstatement criteria and underlying verification criteria it set out in November. The taskforce will...

Investing in the Next Generation of Olympic and Paralympic Athletes

Ensuring that Canadian athletes have the support they need, to continue to push for the podium today and in the future, is an important focus for the Government of Canada.   Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, announced funding for...

MCGREGOR SCORES FOUR, CANADA BLANKS SWEDEN IN PARALYMPIC OPENER

GANGNEUNG, South Korea - Tyler McGregor (Forest, Ont.) scored four goals and added two assists, pacing Canada's Paralympic Hockey Team to a convincing 17-0 win over Sweden in its opener Saturday at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. The 17 goals are tied for the second-most...

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....

Double-gold for Fredrickson in international debut

VICTORIA - First-year Vike Kyle Fredrickson made an immediate splash on the world rowing scene this past weekend, earning two gold medals at the 2018 Para Rowing International Regatta in Gavirate, Italy. In what was his first international regatta representing Canada, Fredrickson and teammate Andrew...

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...

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...

Mark Arendz Earns Biathlon Bronze at Paralympic Winter Games

Earlier this week, Mark Arendz wanted to come out of his first biathlon race of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games with something around his neck and got the silver medal.   On Tuesday, he went for the win.   Arendz put it all on the line in a...

The IPC wins major international prize

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has been named as one of three laureates for the prestigious LUI Che Woo Prize – Prize for World Civilisation which was announced at a press conference in Hong Kong on Tuesday (22 August). The Paralympic Movement’s global governing body...

Jose Luis Campo re-elected Americas Paralympic Committee President

Argentinian Jose Luis Campo was re-elected President of the Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) at the APC General Assembly held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Saturday (18 March). Campo received 16 votes; there were two abstentions and one vote was void. “It is an honour for me...

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