Boccia Canada News

Marco Dispaltro Defeated in Quarterfinals at the 2024 Zagreb World Boccia Challenger

April 12, 2024

Dispaltro, in individual play, competing for Canada versus Great Britain in the quarterfinals Ottawa, ON (April 12, 2024) – In a battle of skill and determination at the 2024 Zagreb World Boccia Challenger, Canadian boccia player Marco Dispaltro (Montréal, QC) faced a tough loss in the quarterfinals to Louis Saunders 4-2. This comes after two…

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Veteran Boccia Canada Athlete Marco Dispaltro Sets Expectation for a Paris Qualification

April 5, 2024

Marco first began playing boccia in 2010 when he was introduced to the sport through current High-Performance Director, Mario Delisle Ottawa, ON (April 5, 2024) – Marco Dispaltro (Montréal, Québec) will be the only Canadian athlete represented at the upcoming Zagreb World Boccia Challenger in Croatia, beginning on April 9th. His goal at the tournament…

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Boccia Canada’s Cryderman, Allard, and Collins, Journey at 2024 Coimbra (Paris) Paralympic Qualifier Ends without Advancement

March 26, 2024

The Team BC1/2 had a great start to the competition with an opening win against Slovakia Ottawa, ON (March 26, 2024) – Boccia Canada’s Team BC1/2 hopes of advancing to the playoffs at the 2024 Coimbra (Paris) Paralympic Qualifier were dashed following a valiant effort that unfortunately fell short. Despite a strong start with a…

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Boccia Canada BC1/2 Team Set to Compete at Coimbra Paralympic Qualifier in Portugal

March 21, 2024

BC1 and BC2 athletes, their performance partners, and coaches were all smiles at the Santiago World Boccia Challenger, where the Team brought home their first silver together Ottawa, ON (March 21, 2024) – Boccia Canada is pleased to announce the participation of athletes Danik Allard (Bois des Filion, QC), Kristyn Collins (St. John’s, NL), and…

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Boccia Canada Receives Funding through Community Sport for All Initiative for Take the Shot Campaign

February 6, 2024

The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Physical Activity, and the Honourable David McGuinty met with local boccia athletes and coaches Ottawa, ON (February 6, 2024) – Boccia Canada is pleased to announce they are one of several National Sport Organizations to receive funding through the Community Sport for All Initiative. The funding was announced…

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