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Rio Paralympians Powered by PISE

With just hours to go until the Opening Ceremonies of the Rio Paralympics, PISE (Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence) extends good wishes for success...

Island Paralympians to Watch Out For

© Copyright - 2016 - Victoria Sports News With the Rio Paralympics starting today VSN takes a look at some Victoria and Island-based athletes who...

Sailing Couple Prepared for the Rio Paralympics

With just a week to go until the Rio Paralympic Games, many para-athletes are in Rio or are preparing to leave. Two such athletes...

Michelle Stilwell Named to Rio Paralympic Team

  Triple gold medalist Paralympian Michelle Stilwell leads a 24-strong team announced today by Athletics Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee, to compete in the...

ParaRowing Team Announced for Rio

Victoria-based Rowing Canada Aviron and the Canadian Paralympic Committee have announced the five athletes nominated for selection to Team Canada for the Rio 2016...

Victoria Athletes Included in Sail Canada Team for Rio Paralympics

Victoria's husband and wife team John McRoberts and Jackie Gay are among the six athletes named to the Sail Canada team for the Rio...

Para-triathlon Team Announced for Rio Paralympics

The Canadian Paralympic Committee and Victoria-based Triathlon Canada announced today an experienced group consisting of one man and three women who will be the...

Canadian Sport Institute Pacific and PISE Host Athlete Celebration

The Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (CSI Pacific), in partnership with the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence (PISE), hosted a private function on Wednesday afternoon...

Wheelchair Rugby Canada nominates athletes for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Wheelchair Rugby Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee have announced the 12 athletes nominated for selection to Team Canada for the Rio 2016 Paralympic...