by Mihira Lakshman
March 7, 2014 (ISN) - Can Canada go three-for-three in Sochi? The national sledge hockey team is heading to the Paralympics trying to replicate what the men’s and women’s hockey teams did at the Olympics. The pressure is on for triple gold in hockey, said Greg Westlake, captain of Canada’s sledge team.
by Sebastian Novais
March 7, 2014 (ISN) - Canadian biathlete Mark Arendz will attempt to become one of Canada's first medal winners at the Sochi 2014 Paralympics as he looks to challenge in the men's 7.5km standing biathlon sprint on Saturday.
March 7, 2014 (ISN) - The opening matchup of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games ice sledge hockey schedule will have major implications on the tournament standings going forward when the competition begins on Saturday (8 March) at 9:30 (MSK).
March 7, 2014 (ISN) - The Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games began with a stunning Opening Ceremony on Friday evening (7 March) at Fisht Stadium with a volunteer cast of more than 2,500 people from the Krasnodar region of Russia taking centre stage, and two-time Paralympic champion swimmer Olesya Vladykina and six-time Paralympic champion cross-country skier Sergey Shilov lighting the Paralympic cauldron.
March 7, 2014 (ISN) - The Ukrainian Paralympic Committee on Friday (7 March) confirmed that their team will compete at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.
March 6, 2014 (ISN) - The Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games will begin on Friday (7 March) at Fisht Stadium in the Olympic Park, as 547 athletes from 45 countries get set for nine days of competition across five sports.
March 6, 2014 (ISN) - Finnish snowboarder Matti Suur-Hamari will enter the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games on a wave of support after winning the public vote for the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Athlete of the Month for February.
by Marina Hawkeswood
March 6, 2014, Vancouver, BC (ISN) – As Canadian Paralympians prepare to march in the opening ceremonies at the Sochi Games, 24% of the team (13 of 54 athletes) will be representing the Province of BC.
March 6, 2014 (ISN) - The ribbon of the Paralympic Wall was officially cut on Thursday (6 March) at the Coastal Paralympic Village by International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven alongside UN Secretary-General's Special Adviser on Sport for Development and Peace, Wilfried Lemke, Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Dmitriy Kozak and Dmitry Chernyshenko, President of Sochi 2014.
March 6, 2014, SOCHI, RUSSIA (ISN) - Their mutual love of the game brought them together; now Billy Bridges and Sami Jo Small strive to make each other better, on and off the ice.Billy Bridges' slapshot has been clocked at 80 miles an hour... one-handed.
March 5, 2014 (ISN) - The International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Governing Board has invited the sport of badminton and sport of taekwondo to advance to the second phase of the application process to become a part of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games programme.
March 5, 2014, SOCHI, RUS. (ISN) - Canada's Paralympic alpine team has successfully overcome the challenges of an injury and a last-minute guide shuffle between visually impaired skier Mac Marcoux and Chris Williamson, demonstrating its strength as a team and its potential as a serious medal threat at the upcoming Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, which begin on March 7.