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Statement of Cancellation – Wheelchair Basketball

STATEMENT REGARDING WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL SANCTIONED EVENTS Following recent developments in the COVID-19 outbreak, all wheelchair basketball sanctioned events scheduled before April 6th have been postponed or cancelled. This includes the upcoming GLC Division 2 (Open) and Division 3 (Minis) tournaments scheduled for Saturday March 14th and Sunday March 29th, respectively…. Read More

2020 Junior East Wheelchair Basketball Championship Cancelled

STATEMENT ON 2020 JUNIOR EAST WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP (March 12, 2020 – FREDERICTON, N.B.) The 2020 Junior East Wheelchair Basketball Championship has been cancelled. Wheelchair Basketball Canada (WBC) and host Parasport New Brunswick made the decision due to ongoing concerns around the COVID-19 pandemic. The event was scheduled to take place… Read More

Wheelchair Basketball Athletes Head to Orillia for Ontario Winter Games

Ontario’s next generation of athletes to play in 3×3 preparation tournament The 2020 Ontario Winter Games are coming to Orillia and neighbouring municipalities Barrie, Oro-Medonte, Rama and Severn, from February 27-March 1, 2020. The multi-sport event is expected to include 3,500 athletes, coaches, officials and dignitaries as part of the… Read More

Variety Village Rolling Rebels Crowned Division 1 League Champions

Rebels close out near-perfect season with provincial league title Over the weekend of February 22-23, the London Forest City Flyers welcomed the top wheelchair basketball teams from across Ontario to the FlightExec Centre in Dorchester for the Great Lakes Conference Division 1 (Competitive) League Championship. The tournament included all four… Read More