Tag: para-sport


As Olympics begin, little progress on athlete funding or indigenous sport

Canadian athlete funding has been cut in real terms for 12 years and the government is still considering indigenous sport calls to action, a year on.

Morgan's Parapan Am medals

First gold medals, next the Paralympic Games

Morgan Bird won two gold medals and a silver at the Parapan Am Games this summer. That’s just fed her desire to reach the Paralympic Games in Rio in 2016.

Morgan Bird

Morgan Bird wins double swimming gold

Tomorrow’s athlete in residence Morgan Bird is now a gold-medal winning swimmer having taken two top spots at the Para Pan Am Games in Toronto, Ontario.

Morgan Bird

Para Pan Am Games offer ‘dream’ races for athletes

Athlete in residence Morgan Bird reports on the excitement ahead of competing in front of a home crowd at the Para Pan Am Games in Toronto.

Swimming hosted in Glasgow

World para swimming championships hit Glasgow

The IPC Swimming World Championships are being held in Glasgow, UK, from July 13 to 19. Athlete in residence Morgan Bird reports on the competition.

Morgan Bird

Para swimming focus on Toronto and Glasgow

Para swimming’s and athlete in residence Morgan Bird updates on her preparations for the IPC World Championships in Glasgow and Parapan Am Games in Toronto.

Glasgow 2014

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games – talking ‘legacy’

The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games are underway and includes the largest para-sport programme ever. But what does that mean for the continuing quest for a “legacy”?