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

New Zealand storms back to win elite mixed relay World Triathlon in Edmonton

Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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Team New Zealand trailed the field early, but stormed back in the final three legs to win the elite mixed relay at the World Triathlon Series Sunday.

Canadian hurdler Sage Watson posts season-best at Müller Anniversary Games

Sunday, July 21st, 2019
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Sage Watson of Medicine Hat, Alta., continues to lower her time in the women's 400-metre hurdles, posting another season-best with a 55.32-second clocking at the Müller Anniversary Games at London Stadium on Sunday.

Australia’s Emma Jackson wins women’s elite ITU World Triathlon event in Edmonton

Saturday, July 20th, 2019
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Australia's Emma Jackson outduelled American Summer Rappaport on the final lap to win the women's elite event at the ITU World Triathlon Series Saturday.

Gabriela DeBues-Stafford shatters longstanding Canadian 1,500m record

Saturday, July 20th, 2019
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Make it five Canadian records for runner Gabriela DeBues-Stafford in 2019 after the Toronto native broke Lynn Kanuka's near-34-year-old mark on Saturday, placing third in 4:00.26 in the women's 1,500 metres at the Müller Anniversary Games at London Stadium.

Andre De Grasse runs 9.99 seconds in 100m at Muller Anniversary Games

Saturday, July 20th, 2019
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Canada's Andre De Grasse dipped under 10 seconds for the first time in four 100-metre races this season, clocking 9.99 to place fifth at the Müller Anniversary Games at London Stadium on Saturday.

‘I was so tired of being in pain:’ Runner Lanni Marchant’s long road back from hip surgery

Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Canadian marathoner Lanni Marchant, who needed only two races in her comeback from hip surgery to remember how much fun it is to compete, is running pain-free for the first time in years and may attempt to reach the Olympic standard later this year.

‘We’re not completely back:’ Andre De Grasse has work to do to catch elite runners

Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Canada's Andre De Grasse will be focused on running a fast opening 30 metres in the men’s 100 at the Müller Anniversary Games on Saturday (CBCSports.ca, 9 a.m. ET) that his coach says is needed to close the gap on the world’s elite sprinters.

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

Thursday, July 18th, 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 London, England.

Watch the Diamond League track & field event in London

Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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Watch action from the IAAF Diamond League's track and field event in London England. The two-day event begins on Saturday, July 20 at 9 a.m. ET.

Alysha Newman raises her Canadian pole vault record to 4.77m at German meet

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Alysha Newman has broken her own Canadian record in the pole vault for the second time in the last two months, clearing 4.77 metres on her third attempt Wednesday to finish on top of the podium at the Stabhochsprung Jockgrim meet in Germany.