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

Bismark Boateng’s switch from soccer to track starting to pay off

Monday, July 16th, 2018
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For a moment, the announcers at the recent Canadian track and field championships thought Bismark Boateng had won the tightest 100-metre final in the history of the meet. And so did Boateng.

Canada’s women set national U20 mark in 4x400m relay at track and field worlds

Sunday, July 15th, 2018
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The Canadian women's 4x400-metre relay team set a national U20 record Sunday in a fourth-place performance on the final day of competition at the IAAF world championships in Finland.

Canada’s Camryn Rogers captures world U20 gold in women’s hammer throw

Saturday, July 14th, 2018
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Camryn Rogers has earned Canada’s first medal of the week at the IAAF World U20 Championships, capturing gold Saturday morning in women’s hammer throw at Tampere, Finland. The 19-year-old's best throw measured 64.90 metres.

Canada’s Shawn Barber vaults to 4th at Rabat Diamond League

Friday, July 13th, 2018
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Canada's Shawn Barber cleared 5.60 metres to finish fourth in the pole vault at the Rabat Diamond League meet on Friday. Barber, who won the world championships in 2015, is coming off a Canadian championship victory last weekend in Ottawa that saw him set a meet record.

Watch Road to the Olympic Games: Diamond League track & field

Friday, July 13th, 2018
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Road to the Olympic Games is our weekly program spotlighting the best high performance athletes from Canada and around the world. Coverage of the IAAF track and field Diamond League series event in Rabat, Morocco begins on Saturday at 2 p.m. ET.

Watch Road to the Olympic Games: IAAF World U20 Championships

Friday, July 13th, 2018
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Road to the Olympic Games is our weekly program spotlighting the best high performance athletes from Canada and around the world. Coverage of the 2018 IAAF World U20 Championships begins on Saturday at noon ET.

Watch action from the ITU World Triathlon Series in Hamburg

Friday, July 13th, 2018
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Watch live coverage of the ITU World Triathlon Series in Hamburg, Germany, beginning on Saturday, July 14 at 10:35 a.m. ET.

Canadians finding success at world U20 track championships

Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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Camryn Rogers was among a group of Canadian athletes to advance at the IAAF world U20 championships in Tampere, Finland on Thursday.

Healthy Christian Coleman in spotlight of star-studded men’s 100m

Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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World silver medallist Christian Coleman will return from a right hamstring injury to run the 100 metres at Friday's Diamond League meet in Rabat, Morocco (CBCSports.ca, 1 p.m. ET) against co-world leaders and fellow Americans Ronnie Baker and Noah Lyles.

Watch the Diamond League track & field event in Rabat

Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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Watch action from the ninth stop of the IAAF Diamond league season in Rabat, Morocco on Friday, July 13, beginning at 3 p.m. ET.