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News from the Wheelchair Championships


World wheelchair champs nominated for IPC award

Canada’s newly crowned world champion wheelchair curling team could be receiving another award in short order.

 
Canada claims gold medal at Wheelchair Worlds

Canada’s wheelchair curlers have struck gold in Russia.

 
Canada to play for gold at Wheelchair Worlds

Team Canada is one victory away from claiming a third gold medal in four years at the 2013 World Wheelchair Curling Championship.

 
Canada falls short in Wheelchair Worlds one-two playoff

Team Canada will need a second chance to advance to the gold-medal game at the 2013 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Sochi Russia.

 
Canada playoff-bound at Wheelchair Worlds

Team Canada has made it to the Page playoff one-two game at the 2013 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Sochi, Russia.

 
Canada remains in first place at Wheelchair Worlds

Despite a 8-7 loss to Sweden on Tuesday, Team Canada retained first place at the World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Sochi, Russia.

 
Team Canada wins showdown at Wheelchair Worlds

Team Canada is now the lone unbeaten team at the 2013 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Sochi, Russia.

 
Team Canada sailing along at Wheelchair Worlds

Team Canada continues to set the pace at the 2013 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Sochi, Russia.

 
The countdown is on for the 2013 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship

Four Months and Counting – This year’s championship will be held in Ottawa and hosted by the RA Centre, the largest private, not-for- profit recreation and leisure facility in Canada.

 

(By Rob Neff and Sarah Mendek)…..Can anyone derail Team Alberta? With an overall record of 10-1, Bruno Yizek’s rink has been the class of the field in this week’s Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championships. Three time finalists, but never champions, and with plenty of experience right through their lineup, Alberta will bring a wealth of poise and determination to this game.

 
Alberta’s Bruno Yizek Advances to Championship Final!

By Rob Neff and Sarah Mendek…A Battle of the Titans! The afternoon 1 vs 2 Page Playoff featured Bruno Yizek’s Alberta foursome and Darwin Bender’s Team Saskatchewan.  Alberta (8-1 round robin record) has been the class of the field all week.  Saskatchewan (7-2) was almost as good.  Both teams boast talent and experience and this matchup lived up to its billing.

 
It’s Crunch Time for Quebec and Ontario

(By Rob Neff and Sarah Mendek)…..Competition is really heating up at the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championships as page playoff action begins.  The 3-4 game pitted Mark Ideson’s Team Ontario against Benoit Lessard’s Team Quebec, with the winner moving on to Sunday’s semi-final. 

 
It Was a Game for the Ages!!!

(By Rob Neff and Sarah Mendek)….Earlier today, Carl Levesque and his Northern Ontario team came through in a big way when it really counted. Facing a must win situation in the final draw, Northern Ontario shellacked Ontario 9-2, forcing a tiebreaker with Mark Ideson’s squad.

 
Playoff Scenarios Are Set at the Canadian Wheelchair Including a Tie-Breaker!

(By Rob Neff and Sarah Mendek)…… The round robin portion of the 2012 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Thunder Bay, ON at the Fort William Curling Club has concluded with five teams earning the right to move on to the playoffs.

 
Alberta, Saskatchewan & Quebec in Playoffs – It’s an Uphill Climb for others

(By Rob Neff and Sarah Mendek)….Gerry Austgarden’s British Columbia’s team, out of the Nanaimo Curling Club, needs a strong finish if it hopes to claim a spot in the playoffs. 

 

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