Defending champion Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya won gold in the 10-kilometre race at the IAAF World Cross Country championships on Sunday in Kampala, Uganda. Kenya's Irene Cheptai won the senior women's 10km event and was followed by five teammates to round out the top six.
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Brogan MacDougall reportedly is in "excellent form" ahead of her debut run at Sunday's world cross-country championships (CBCSports.ca, 7 a.m. ET) in Kampala, Uganda, where the 16-year-old high school standout will lead Canada's 27-athlete contingent.
Canadian star sprinter Andre De Grasse, who won the 100- and 200-metre races at last year's Harry Jerome track meet, will be back at the June event to gear up for the world athletics championships this August in London.
Watch live coverage of the IAAF world cross country championships in Kampala, Uganda.
Canada's Evan Dunfee won gold in the 50 kilometres at the IAAF Race Walking Challenge on Sunday.
Just a week after his 86th birthday, long distance runner Ed Whitlock died on Monday at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto.
Evan Dunfee is no longer walking on worn-out shoes. The Canadian race walker who famously opted not to protest his fourth-place finish at last summer's Rio Olympics has signed with sponsor New Balance.
When two Toronto teenagers qualified for this weekend's prestigious U.S. high school indoor track championships, there was concern about how the sprinters would get to New York. In stepped Andre De Grasse, who wrote a cheque to his former track club.
Canadian Olympian Mo Ahmed has another national record. The 26-year-old runner from St. Catharines, Ont., broke the Canadian record in the 5,000-metre indoor on Sunday with a time of 13 minutes 4.60 seconds at Boston University.
Britain's Olympic champion Mo Farah's coach has been accused of using prohibited drug infusions to improve the performance of his runners, the Sunday Times reported citing a leaked United States Anti-Doping Agency report.