Change is on the way for the Canadian men’s wheelchair basketball team following a disappointing 11th place finish in Rio. After making the final in the last four Paralympics, Canada produced an uncharacteristic 1-5 mark, following a 70-51 win over the lowly Algerians on Wednesday.
Despite gaining the support of the Brazilian fans, Canada’s women’s wheelchair basketball team had their medal dreams shattered in Rio on Tuesday, following a 78-60 loss at the hands of the Netherlands. However, the team’s veterans will still have several positives to take away from the experience.
David Eng and Team Canada make a grand entrance at the opening ceremonies, Cindy Ouellet and Canada’s women’s wheelchair basketball team take on Great Britain on Day 1, we discuss the fallout from Russia’s Paralympic ban, we take a special look at para-canoeist Erica Scarff, and much more.