Updated 17/03/02

Woolstencroft wins gold on final day of Paralympic Games
Woolstencroft captured the women's standing slalom in 1:50.40. Calgary's Karolina Wisniewska was second in 1:50.80. The medal was Wisniewska's fourth of these Games, making her Canada's most decorated athlete at this event.

Woolstencroft wins gold in Super G
Lauren Woolstencroft had a lot her mind as she stood at the gate before her Super-G run Monday at the Paralympic Games. On the first day of the Games, the Victoria native crashed during her run in the downhill, twisting her knee. She was carted off on a stretcher. - March 11, 2002

Karolina Wisniewska wins bronze medal
Karolina Wisniewska of Calgary a won bronze medal in alpine skiing at the 2002 Paralympic Winter Games.
Wisniewska won her bronze in the standing downhill (LW3,4,6,8 class) in a time of one minute 32.19 seconds. - March 9, 2002

CBC Sports to air Paralympic Games
For the first time ever, Canadians will get to see their paralympic athletes in action with same-day competition coverage, feature segments and competition highlights. The 10 hours of same-day broadcast coverage during the Games (March 7 - 16) represents the most ever afforded to the event. The women athletes will compete in two events: Alpine Skiing, Nordic Skiing (cross country skiing and biathlon) - March 1, 2002
Skier chases dream season
Veteran disabled champion goes from World Cup finals to Paralympics. If there is a queen of disabled women's skiing, her name is Lauren Woolstencroft. The 20-year-old Calgarian has dominated her sport like no other in recent years. The four-year veteran of Canada's national disabled ski team was the downhill, giant slalom and slalom champion at the 2000 world championships. - February 26, 2002
Whyte Second in Disabled Biathlon World Cup in Mouthe
Shauna WHYTE of Hinton was second in the women's 5 x 2.5 km sit ski race. Shauna was 0:20.8 behind Svitlana TRYFONOVA of Ukraine. TRYFONOVA has been "the one to beat" this season in World and Europa Cup races. - January 26, 2002

COA wants gold for Beckie Scott
The Canadian Olympic Association would like to see Beckie Scott's bronze medal in the five-kilometre pursuit upgraded to gold after the two cross-country skiers who finished ahead of her were caught doping Sunday, according to a report by Canadian Press. - February 25, 2002

Canada's Hughes becomes Summer/Winter Games medallist
The speed skaters sent the records falling again in the 5,000-metre race at the Utah Olympic oval Saturday.Winnipeg's Clara Hughes also set a unique record of her own. With her bronze-medal performance, she became the first Canadian and only the fourth athlete ever to win medals at both the Winter and Summer Games. - February 23, 2002

Team Canada win gold
Despite losing all eight exhibition meetings in the past year by a combined score of 31-13, Team Canada beat Team USA when it mattered most, 3-2 in the gold medal game at the Salt Lake Olympic Winter Games. - February 21, 2002

Kelley Law wins curling bronze
All the stones aligned for Canada's Kelley Law to take the win in the bronze-medal game against the United States.
After suffering a crushing semi-final loss to Great Britain's Rhona Martin on Wednesday, the Canadian women returned to the Ogden Ice Sheet Thursday to defeat the American team, skipped by Kari Erickson, 9-5. - February 21, 2002

Scott shows winning is not always main thing
Canadian skier misses another medal, but her accomplishments in the sport can't be overemphasized. The first time around, she went out too fast, was first heading into the final turn, and then was boxed in and outmanoeuvred at the finish. It was a learning experience that unfortunately cost Beckie Scott any chance at her second Olympic medal here.
- February 20, 2002

Canadians win silver and bronze in aerials
Medals end freestyle skiing 8-year Olympic drought
. Canadians Veronica Brenner and Deidra Dionne jumped to silver and bronze in the women's aerials competition at Deer Valley on Monday afternoon. - February 18, 2002

Gold for Sale and Pelletier
Canadian figure skaters Jamie Salé and David Pelletier are gold medalists after all. "I am actually speechless," Salé told CBC TV. "I can't express how I feel right now." The International Olympic Committee and International Skating Union announced on Friday they had reached a deal to award a second set of gold medals to the Canadians. - February 15, 2002

Cat wins Canada's first gold
Catriona Le May Doan is golden again. Le May Doan, 31, skated to Olympic gold -- Canada's first in Salt Lake City -- Thursday night with a time of 37.45, for a combined two-race time of 74.75. - February 14, 2002


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