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Canada

This brother and sister needed a wheelchair taxi to get to the Blue Jays game. It never showed up | CBC News

What was supposed to be a real treat ended up being a real disappointment for a Vancouver woman and her brother in Toronto on Sunday after no wheelchair accessible cabs showed up on time to take them to the ball game. Wendy Stanyon said she had planned to take her brother, David Stanyon, who has a disability, […]

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Sports

England’s wheelchair rugby league team seek to right wrongs against France in Sunday’s international

England aim to lay down a marker ahead of this year’s Wheelchair Rugby League World Cup when they face reigning champions France; watch Sunday’s wheelchair international in Manchester live on Sky Sports Arena from 3pm Last Updated: 18/06/22 10:20pm Tom Halliwell captains England when they face France in Sunday’s wheelchair international Tom Halliwell has backed […]

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Sports

Watch: Queen’s – GB’s Peniston, Berrettini & wheelchair tennis action

Queen’s LIVE: Watch GB’s Ryan Peniston plus Matteo Berrettini & wheelchair tennis plus scores & results – Live – BBC Sport Summary Use play icon at top of the page to watch live coverage from Queen’s Start at 12:00 BST – Alejandro Davidovich Fokina (Spa) v Botic Van de Zandschulp (Ned) followed by Tommy Paul […]

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Sports

Wheelchair tennis players serve up some serious competition on Montreal’s South Shore | CBC News

It’s been just over 10 years since 32-year-old Rob Shaw’s diving accident left him partially paralyzed from the neck down and coming to terms with his injury wasn’t easy. “I had a lot of pent up resentment toward my injury in general — what it took away from me — and I couldn’t really let […]

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US

North Fort Myers boy fights Muscular Dystrophy and ghosts with customized ‘Ghostbusters’ wheelchair

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. — A North Fort Myers boy who has been fighting Muscular Dystrophy his whole life can now do so while fighting ghosts, living through his favorite movie on his newly customized ‘Ghostbusters’ wheelchair. The reveal took place at the North Fort Myers Fire Department Monday afternoon after Carter won a nationwide […]

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Pets

Tiny Wobbly Kitten In Tiny Toy Wheelchair | The Dodo

This little kitten, Cricket, was born a little wobbly, so her mom built her a wheelchair out of kids’ toys. But Cricket had other ideas! You can keep up with this one-of-a-kind kitty Cricket on Instagram: https://thedo.do/candidcricket. You can also check out her incredible family: https://thedo.do/myfosterfamily. Introducing Dodo swag! https://shop.thedodo.com/ Love Animals? Subscribe: http://thedo.do/2tv6Ocd ¿Hablas […]

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Sports

French Open: Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid win men’s wheelchair doubles title

British duo Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid claim the French Open men’s wheelchair doubles title for their 10th consecutive Grand Slam doubles crown at Roland Garros Last Updated: 05/06/22 2:24pm Alfie Hewett (left) and Gordon Reid won the men’s wheelchair doubles title on Sunday Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid won the men’s wheelchair doubles to […]

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Sports

Rafa Nadal asked umpire if he could ‘take a p**s’ as Alex Zverev went off in a wheelchair

The ATP introduced new rules relating to toilet breaks back in November last year in response to some controversial circumstances. Stefanos Tsitsipas came under heavy scrutiny during his US Open match against Andy Murray after he took a seven-minute break. The new rules stated that players “may only take one toilet break per match” and […]

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Canada

Struggle for wheelchair accessible van in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, outlives 2 who needed it | CBC News

In Lynn Rudd’s yard, a black Dodge Grande Caravan sits waiting for repairs. It’s the van she wished she had back when her late father struggled in his wheelchair to get around Rankin Inlet, Nunavut — a rare, accessible vehicle in a community that’s difficult to navigate for people with disabilities. Rudd’s now hoping to get the van on the road […]

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Health

Princess Eugenie: The royal spent ‘six days in a wheelchair’ due to corrective surgery

The Scoliosis Association UK assured that the condition “does not develop because of anything a person did or did not do”. A quick test for scoliosis The “Adam’s forward bend” only requires one other person, a friend or loved one, to look at your back. “If a person with scoliosis bends forward from the waist […]