L’équipe canadienne de rugby en fauteuil roulant défait la Suède et avance en demi-finale contre sa rivale de toujours, l’équipe américaine

LONDRES, le 7 septembre 2012 – Le Canada a su contenir les efforts de la Suède aujourd’hui et avance en demi-finale du tournoi de rugby en fauteuil roulant où il se mesurera aux États-Unis. Les deux équipes ont été nez à nez pendant la majorité du match dont l’issue a été déterminée par la possession du ballon au dernier coup de sifflet.

Canada Wins Thrilling One-Point Victory to Advance To Semi-Finals

LONDON, September 7, 2012 - Canada kept Sweden at bay to win today's Wheelchair Rubgy match and advance to the semi-finals against the United States. With rapid back and forth action, the final score of 53-52 came down to who retained possession when the buzzer went off.

Canada last played Sweden at the Canada Cup earlier this year.  That match was decided with a one point margin, similar to today's outcome.  Both teams and the fans that packed the Basketball Arena at Olympic Park knew they were in for a battle.

Canada Wins Against Belgium to Keep Medal Hopes Alive

LONDON, September 6, 2012 - Canada lept out of the gate at today's Wheelchair Rubgy match against Belgium, putting pressure on thier opponents from the initial tip off.  Canada went on to take the match 58 - 50.

"Our boys played with intensity today," said Canada's flag bearer, Garett Hickling. "We went out there and played the way we know we can.  If we keep this up and give it our all, no one can stop us."

Le Canada s'incline face à l'Australie à sa première partie aux Jeux paralympiques de Londres de 2012

LONDRES, le 5 septembre 2012 – Le Canada a perdu contre l'Australie lors de son premier match des Jeux paralympiques de 2012 à Londres. L'Australie, qui est considérée comme l'adversaire le plus dangereux de la poule du Canada, est sortie en trombe des vestiaires pour prendre la direction des opérations dès le premier quart-temps.

Canada Falls to Australia in First Game of the London 2012 Paralympics

LONDON, September 5, 2012 - Canada fell 64 -52 to Australia in their first match of the London 2012 Paralympic games. Australia, considered to be the toughest opponents in Canada's pool, charged out of the gate to lead the match from the first quarter.

"We've just got to recover from that," said Head Coach Kevin Orr. "We've made mistakes, we just have to not respond to the mistakes and if we can do that we'll be in good shape for the rest of the tournament."


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