Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Summer Sports/Track and Field’ Category

Caster Semenya to avoid testosterone test running 3,000m at Prefontaine Classic

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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Caster Semenya will compete in the 3,000 metres at the Diamond League's Prefontaine Classic on June 30 in Stanford, Calif., a distance she can race without reducing her testosterone levels.

De Grasse clocks 10.09 seconds at IAAF World Challenge in China

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse posted his fastest time in nearly two years on Tuesday, finishing the 100 metres in 10.09 seconds to earn a silver medal at the IAAF World Challenge in Nanjing, China.

Aaron Brown tops Andre De Grasse at 200m showdown in Shanghai

Saturday, May 18th, 2019
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It was a Canadian 1-2 finish in the men's 200-metre race at the Shanghai Diamond League event on Saturday. Aaron Brown edged teammate Andre De Grasse for the win in a showdown between the country's two top sprinters.

Mike Mason hopes Diamond League season debut sets tone for possible 4th Olympics

Thursday, May 16th, 2019
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Fit and healthy, Canadian high jumper Mike Mason will continue working on his mental strength and try to carry momentum from a recent world-leading jump of 2.31 metres into his Diamond League season debut Saturday in Shanghai (CBCSports.ca, 7 a.m. ET).

Watch the Diamond League track & field event in Shanghai

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
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Watch action from the IAAF Diamond League track and field event in Shanghai.

Road to the Olympic Games: Diamond League track and field from Shanghai

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
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Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week's edition of the program, watch coverage from the Diamond League track and field event in Shanghai.

South African government says appeal in Caster Semenya case is coming

Monday, May 13th, 2019
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The South African government says there will be an appeal against the Caster Semenya ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport that requires the runner, and other female athletes with high natural testosterone levels, lower them to be eligible to compete in certain events.

A Canadian track and field athlete’s route to Tokyo Olympics, explained

Sunday, May 12th, 2019
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The 2020 Olympic standards, which drew criticism from many upon release by the International Association of Athletics Federations in March, have proven to be a challenge early in the outdoor season.

Canada emerges with 1 medal from World Relays

Sunday, May 12th, 2019
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Canada's mixed 4x400-metre team earned the country's lone medal at the IAAF World Relays on Sunday in Yokohama, Japan.

Road to the Olympic Games: 2019 IAAF World Relays – Late Night

Saturday, May 11th, 2019
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Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week's edition of the program, watch coverage from the 2019 IAAF World Relays in Japan.