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March 18, 2016


































Williamson, Woolstencroft win gold on final day of Games
 SALT LAKE CITY (CP) -- Toronto's Chris Williamson and Victoria's Lauren Woolstencroft won gold medals in men's and women's slalom events Saturday on the final day of competition at the Paralympic Games.
 The two golds anchored a solid finish for Canadian athletes, who earned four medals Saturday. That boosted Canada's haul to 15 medals (six gold, five silver, four bronze), the same total it had four years ago in Nagano, Japan.
Mar. 16: Full story

Canadian Daniel Wesley wins gold in sit ski slalom
 SALT LAKE CITY (CP) -- Daniel Wesley won gold in the sit ski slalom race Friday, giving him a medal of every colour at the Paralympics, while the Canadian sledge hockey team was shut out of the medals after a shootout loss.
 Wesley, who won a silver medal in the Super G and bronze in the downhill earlier at the Games, had a good feeling going into the race.
Mar. 15: Full story

Canadian sledge hockey team ties Sweden, out of gold medal hunt
 SALT LAKE CITY (CP) -- The Canadian sledge hockey team's hopes of a gold medal at the Paralympics died Thursday after a 1-1 tie with Sweden while Calgary skier Karolina Wisniewska captured her third medal of the Games.
 Canada (1-2-2) needed a win in the final round robin game to have a shot at playing in Friday's gold medal game against the U.S.
Mar. 14: Full story

Patterson wins bronze medal in alpine event
 SALT LAKE CITY (CP) -- Vancouver's Scott Patterson battled snowy conditions to win a bronze medal in the men's giant slalom sit ski competition at the Paralympics on Wednesday.
 Hans-Joerg Arnold of Switzerland won the gold in a combined time of two minutes 20.52 seconds while Korea's Sang Min Han took the silver in 2:23.12. Patterson finished in 2:25.25.
Mar. 13: Full story

Previous headlines

Mar. 13: Canadian sledge hockey team in precarious position
Mar. 12: McKeever wins second gold in cross country
Mar. 12: German double gold medalist fails drug test
Mar. 11: Woolstencroft wins gold in Super G
Mar. 6: Lord of the rinks
Mar. 5: Ludbrook named Canada's Paralympic flag bearer
Mar. 5: Paralympians arrive in Salt Lake City
Feb. 26: Skier chases dream season
Jan. 24: Canadian Paralympians ready for Salt Lake
Jan. 24: Canadian Paralympians ready for Salt Lake
Jan. 4: Canadian Paralympic Committee names Games vice president
Nov. 18: Paralympics need more buses for March events
Nov. 18: Living life on the sledge
June 20: Sledgers set for Paralympics
June 15: Intellectually disabled barred from Paralympics
Inside Paralympics

   VIII Winter
   Paralympic Games
   March 7-16, 2002


   Schedule

   Medal Standings

   Medal Winners

   What Canada Did

   Venues:
   Snowbasin Ski Area
   Soldier Hollow
   E-Center

   Sports:
   Ice Sledge Hockey
   Nordic
   Alpine