Wheelchair Basketball

Job Opportunity: Program Coordinator, Wheelchair Basketball

OWSA seeks full-time Coordinator The Ontario Wheelchair Sports Association is seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to coordinate wheelchair basketball grassroots initiatives. Position: Program Coordinator, Wheelchair Basketball Term: Full time – 1 year contract with potential for ongoing renewal Location: ON – Metro Toronto Area with travel across the Greater Toronto… Read More

Six Ontario Athletes Selected for Wheelchair Basketball World Championships

Canada Names 2018 World Wheelchair Basketball Championships Rosters (July 31, 2018 – OTTAWA, ONT.) Wheelchair Basketball Canada is pleased to announce the athletes selected to represent Canada as members of the Senior Men’s and Women’s National Teams at the IWBF World Championships from August 16-26, 2018 in Hamburg, Germany. “We congratulate… Read More

Torch Bearer Nominations Open for Canada Games Torch Relay

MNP Canada Games Torch Relay The MNP Canada Games Torch Relay is now accepting nominations for torchbearers! Please consider nominating a deserving community member or yourself by completing the online application form at: https://canadagames.ca/2019/mnptorchrelay Nomination deadline: Saturday, June 30 at 4:00 p.m. MT (6:00 p.m. ET) The MNP Canada Games Torch Relay is a significant… Read More

Kathy Ludwig Receives Wheelchair Basketball Canada 2018 True Sport Award

Wheelchair Basketball Canada announces 2018 award winners (May 5, 2018 – MARTENSVILLE, SK.) Wheelchair Basketball Canada proudly announced the names of its major award winners on Saturday evening at its 2018 annual awards banquet as part of the festivities of the 2018 Canadian Wheelchair Basketball League (CWBL) National Championship in Martensville, SK. Cindy Ouellet and… Read More

Suns Shine at National Championship

Cruisers Suns earn silver and individual awards at 2018 CWBL National Championship The OWSA would like to congratulate the Cruisers Suns on their silver medal finish in Tier 2 at the 2018 CWBL National Championship. The tournament, which brought together the top wheelchair basketball club teams from across Canada, was… Read More

Cruisers Suns Head to 2018 CWBL Finals!

The OWSA would like to wish the best of luck to the Cruisers Suns, the sole Ontario wheelchair basketball club team heading to the 2018 CWBL National Championship!  The Suns will be competing in Tier 2 against three other club teams from Manitoba, Lethbridge, and Saskatchewan, while Tier 1 will… Read More

Ontario 4th at 2018 Junior National Championship

Team Ontario narrowly misses podium to claim 4th place finish at Nationals The best junior wheelchair basketball talent in Canada competed over the weekend at the 2018 Junior National Championship in Longueuil, Québec. The three-day tournament was co-hosted by Wheelchair Basketball Canada and Parasports Québec and acted as the seeding tournament for… Read More

2018 Provincial Team Official Selection – Wheelchair Basketball

Junior and Women provincial teams selected for the 2017-2018 season championships The OWSA would like to congratulate the following athletes on their selection to the Team Ontario Junior & Women’s wheelchair basketball teams: Juniors Adel Akhmed Sara Black Vanessa Giancaterini Zoë Hahn Nick Hill Maninder Hothi Michael Kilonzo Puisand Lai… Read More

Wheelchair Basketball at the Orillia 2018 Ontario Winter Games

Ontario Provincial Team athletes to play in 5×5 exhibition matches The Ontario Winter Games are coming to Orillia and neighbouring municipalities from March 1-4, 2018. Orillia has a rich sport history, both as participants and as event planners, and Orillia was chosen as host due to its premier sport venues, engaged… Read More

OWSA Announces Draft List of 2017-2018 Quest for Gold Nominees!

DRAFT List of 2017-2018 Quest for Gold Ontario Card Nominations Announced! The Ontario Wheelchair Sports Association is pleased to announce a draft list of athletes and alternates who have been nominated for Ontario Cards under the 2017-18 Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program (OAAP). The athletes nominated were selected… Read More