Tournaments and Events

Social Media

  • Following its rapid growth in recent years, the London 2012 Paralympic Games will be the first truly Social Media Games

    Download: [London 2012 Social Media Policy]


    Athletes and Accredited Persons are encouraged to share content during the Games from the following websites and social media pages:

    TwitterBe sure to follow Wheelchair Basketball Canada on Twitter (@wcbballcanada) to receive up-to-the minute updates including live score updates and all of the latest breaking news and results. Don't forget to use the hashtag #WCBasketball. You can also follow the Canadian Paralympic Committee and the London 2012 Canadian Paralympic Team on Twitter.

    FacebookFacebook is a great way to connect with Wheelchair Basketball Canada and a one stop place to check-out all the latest featured content. We will post news and results with links to more in depth recaps, photos, and videos.

    YouTubeTo help highlight the pulse-pounding excitement of wheelchair basketball at the London 2012 Paralympic Games and bring fans and supporters along for the journey as the Canadian Men's and Women's Teams push for the podium, Wheelchair Basketball Canada is offering two unique and ground-breaking video series through our YouTube channel:

    "London Calling" Video Series (pre-Games)

    London CallingThe eight-part series, takes an in-depth look at Team Canada, re-visits the winning history of Canadian wheelchair basketball at the Paralympic Games, profiles the evolution of the sport, and previews the highly-anticipated, hard-hitting competition set to unfold in London this summer.

    The series debut in February 2012 and Wheelchair Basketball Canada is unveiling a new video each month during the countdown to the London 2012 Paralympic Games (taking place August 29th to September 9th, 2012). [More Info]

    Coach's Clipboard (during the Games)

    Coach's ClipboardLook for legendary coach Tim Frick (three-time consecutive Paralympic gold winner, and four-time consecutive World Champion) to breakdown all of the wheelchair basketball action at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

    Coach Frick is "winningest" coach in wheelchair basketball history, and the latest induction into the Wheelchair Basketball Canada Hall of Fame. With his keen analytical eye, deep knowledge of the game, and infectious personality - he is the best option to ensure you stay on top of all the news, and results unfolding in London. Delivered with a healthy dose of humour, Coach Frick has the insider information you're looking for and the detailed analysis you can't find anywhere else. [More Info]

    FlickrWheelchair Basketball Canada will have an accredited photographer at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Images will be published online daily to our Flickr page. You can also check out the image feed on the right.