Archive for the ‘Sports/PanAm (Actual)/Athletics-Track-and-Field’ Category

Medallists in Toronto could be destined for success in Rio

Friday, July 17th, 2015
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Medals won or lost at the Toronto Pan Am Games will lead to an athlete's hunger for more.

Shawnacy Barber sets championship pole vault mark

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Toronto native Shawnacy Barber set a new Canadian track and field championships record in the men's pole vault on Sunday in Edmonton with a leap of 5.60 metres to break the previous record he set in 2014.

De Grasse bests Brown to win 100m at Canadian championships

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Andre De Grasse ran 9.95 seconds Friday night to win the men's 100-metre final at the Canadian track and field championships in Edmonton. Aaron Brown and Justyn Warner rounded out the top three in 10.13 and 10.16, respectively.

Fast facts about Canada’s top men’s sprinters

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

With Canadian track and field championships taking place in Edmonton this weekend, former Olympian, and current CBC producer, Anson Henry breaks down the contenders on Canada’s sprint team.

Track star Theisen-Eaton upstages her famous husband — in Canada

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

For eight years across the track and field world it’s been Ashton Eaton and his wife, Brianne Theisen-Eaton. But with the Pan Am Games in Toronto, all the attention will shift dramatically toward the Canadian star.

Canadian track and field championships

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Canada's top track and field athletes are in Edmonton for the national championships. Watch live coverage Thursday to Sunday.

Andre De Grasse, Canadian sprinter, still can’t fathom sudden stardom

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Olympian and CBC Sports producer Anson Henry chatted with Canada’s newest sprint sensation Andre De Grasse, who opens up about his sudden stardom, the possibility of turning pro, and previews the Canadian track trials.

‘Don’t call me a liar,’ Kara Goucher tells former coach Alberto Salazar

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

Distance runner Kara Goucher was upset at being portrayed as a liar by Alberto Salazar after her former coach went public to clear his name over doping allegations.

Olympic champion Farah sticking with U.S. track coach despite doping claims

Friday, June 26th, 2015

Double Olympic champion Mo Farah will continue working with Alberto Salazar, saying Friday he was satisfied with the response given by the American long-distance running coach to accusations of doping.

Canadian javelin thrower Gleadle relishes underdog role

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Elizabeth Gleadle doesn't mind being overlooked. For the 26-year-old javelin thrower from Vancouver, it could end up being an advantage at the Pan Am Games.