October 19, 2010

2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games News

Nicholls helped save athlete's life
Rob Vanstone, The Leader-Post - October 14, 2010
Regina-based athletics coach Carla Nicholls helped Canada boast an unprecedented medal count in track and field at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Her greatest contribution, though, was to the Nigerian team. >> more NEWS

Lofty expectations
Pole vaulter Hendry disappointed with bronze medal

John MacKinnon, Postmedia News - October 13, 2010
Kelsie Hendry and Carly Dockendorf share a long-standing friendship and sporting history and on Tuesday night, they shared a bronze medal in the women's pole vault at the Commonwealth Games. >> more NEWS

Photos: Sask. diver Reuben Ross wins Commonwealth Games gold and silver
October 12, 2010 - Leader-Post
Pilot Butteís Reuben Ross, a former member of the Regina Diving Club, has won gold and silver medals at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. >> more NEWS

A Second Shooting Medal for Canada
DELHI, India (October 11, 2010) Ė Canada has captured its second shooting medal at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. Jason Caswell (Edmonton, AB) and Richard McBride (Saskatoon, SK) won silver in the skeet pairs competition at Delhiís world-class shooting venue. >> more NEWS

Canadian gymnasts win three more medals at Commonwealth Games
Gymnastics Canada - October 8, 2010
Despite a mistake near the beginning of his routine Anderson Loran of Saskatoon made a quick adjustment on the fly and came away with a silver medal in the menís high bar final on Friday, capping a surprisingly strong overall performance by the Canadian menís and womenís gymnastics squads. >> more NEWS

Hard Work Pays Off for Mens' Gymnastics Team
There are five young members of Canadaís menís gymnastics team, walking around the Athletesí Village in Delhi with only the weight of their bronze medals keeping their feet on the ground.
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How Sask. athletes have done
The StarPhoenix - October 12, 2010
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Medals for Sask. athletes
Leader-Post - October 9, 2010
Two Saskatchewanians won silver medals at the Commonwealth Games on Friday in New Delhi, India. >> more NEWS

Skeet shooter going to Delhi without his gun
Kevin Mitchell, The StarPhoenix - October 2, 2010
Somewhere in this big world is the gun that once formed an intimate connection with Richard McBride's hands and senses. >> more NEWS

Sask. at Delhi Games
The StarPhoenix - October 2, 2010
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The Canadian Paralympic Committee Will Recognize Heroes of the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games
On October 23rd, the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) will proudly host its first Awards Ceremony to celebrate the significant accomplishments of the athletes, coaches, and key stakeholders who made the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games an outstanding moment in Canadian sport history. >> more NEWS

Thank you for helping to make the 2010 True Sport Community Give-Back Challenge a success!
Forty-four members of True Sport from across the nation came together and to make a difference in their community and the Selection Committee had the extremely difficult task of narrowing it down to 6 finalists. Now, itís up to you to decide!! Visit www.truesport.ca/giveback to see a list of the finalists and to vote for your favourite Give-Back story.

Former IPC President Dr. Robert Steadward to be Inducted into the Alberta Order of Excellence
Canadian Paralympic Committee extends congratulations to Dr. Robert Steadward on his induction into the Alberta Order of Excellence. A champion for Paralympic sport, Dr. Steadward has spent over 40 years advocating for the development of sport opportunities for persons with a disability, from a local to international level. Dr. Steadward is a recognized leader within the Paralympic Movement and has held many influential roles including founder and Honourary President of the Steadward Center, as well as Founder and President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). >> more NEWS

Updated Canadian Anti-Doping Rules Now in Effect
The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) informs the Canadian sport community that an updated version of the Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP) is now in effect. These rules belong to sport organizations and athletes and govern how anti-doping is conducted in Canada.
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Women in Coaching Professional Development Grant
The Women in Coaching Professional Development Grant is funded by the Canadian Sport Center Saskatchewan and administered through a partnership with the Coaches Association of Saskatchewan. >> more NEWS

High Performance Coach Development Grant
The High Performance Coach Development Grant is funded by the Canadian Sport Center Saskatchewan and administered through a partnership with the Coaches Association of Saskatchewan. To be eligible the coach must be NCCP certified at Level 3 (or equivalent under the new NCCP), be a member in good standing with their Provincial Sport Organization, be coaching Saskatchewan high performance athletes (Provincial team or higher), and be committed to furthering their training and certification through continuous professional development.
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CSCS Athletes Results & Achievements

Michael Qing sets 8 World Records
Michael Qing of the Regina Optimist Dolphins represented Canada at the Down Syndrome International Swimming Organization 5th Short Course World Championships in Taipei Taiwan, October 3 to 7, 2010 and set 8 World records. On his way to winning 8 Gold, Michael set a Down Syndrome World Record in all 8 events that he swam! He set personal bests in 7 out of the 8 swims taking off 7 seconds in the 200 Free, 12 seconds in 400 IM and 23 seconds in the 800 Free! >> more NEWS

Fense medals in Pan Am paddling
The Leader-Post - October 13, 2010
Simon Fense of Regina won gold and bronze medals in kayaking at the Pan American canoe and kayaking championships, which concluded Sunday in Mexico City. >> more NEWS

Schmitt grows by leaps and bounds
National volleyball team member has progressed in size and talent

Darren Zary, The StarPhoenix - October 13, 2010
It was unrealistic, even for a childhood dream. Never in a million years did Gavin Schmitt think he'd become a professional volleyball player, let alone make a six-figure salary. >> more NEWS

Byers medals in Mexico
Leader-Post - October 12, 2010
Kia Byers of Regina won a silver medal in the women's K-1 200-metre race at the Pan Am canoe and kayak championships in Mexico City on Sunday. With her medal Byers qualified for next year's Pan Am Games, also set for Mexico in October 2011. The Pan Am Games are an Olympic qualifying event. >> more NEWS

Saskatchewan athletes brought home 5 medals from the Pan Am Canoe Championships held in Mexico City from October 7 to 10
Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan - October 10th, 2010
Kia Byers of Regina won silver in the senior womenís K-1 200m event. Simon Fense also of Regina, won gold in the junior menís K-2 500m event with partner Etienne Beauchesne of Quebec. Fense also won bronze in the menís K-4 crew with team mates Jarret Kenke of Saskatoon, Brian Malfesi of British Columbia and Beauchesne. Kenke also came away with a bronze medal in the junior menís K-2 1000m event.

Canada's National Women's Team Roster Announced for 2010 4 Nations Cup this November in Newfoundland
Hockey Canada - October 7, 2010
Hockey Canada announced Wednesday the 24 players that have been selected for Canadaís National Womenís Team for the 2010 4 Nations Cup in St. Johnís and Clarenville, N.L. from November 9-13. >> more NEWS

Canadians paddle way to three gold medals
Postmedia News - October 7, 2010
Three golds highlighted Canadaís 12-medal performance at the Pan American canoe and kayak championships Thursday. >> more NEWS

Canoe-kayak: The road to London starts at Pan Am Championships
Canadian Sport News - October 5, 2010
Three-time Olympic medallist Adam Van Koeverden of Oakville, Ont., and world championship medallist Richard Dalton of Halifax headline the Canadian team for the Pan Amerian canoe and kayak championships this Thursday to Sunday (October 7-10) in Mexico City. >> more NEWS

Shaw top Canadian in wheel marathon
The StarPhoenix - September 28, 2010
Kyle Shaw of the Cyclones Road and Track Club in Saskatoon competed in his first wheelchair marathon during the weekend and finished fourth, best among Canadians, at the Berlin Marathon in Germany. >> more NEWS

Biletski relishes her time
Rob Vanstone, Leader-Post - September 28, 2010
Although Miranda Biletski laments a fifth-place finish, the world wheelchair rugby championship is first among her sporting experiences. "From start to finish, it was amazing,'' the Regina-born Biletski said Monday from Vancouver, where the championship concluded Sunday.
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Another Classic win for Holland
Craig Slater, Leader-Post - September 28, 2010
Amber Holland is making this a routine. For the second consecutive year and the third time in the past five years, the Regina-based skip captured the championship trophy at the Sandra Schmirler Charity Classic curling bonspiel. >> more NEWS


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