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

Andre De Grasse misses podium in Birmingham, placing 5th in 100m

Sunday, August 18th, 2019
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Andre De Grasse of Markham, Ont., finished fifth in Sunday's 100 metres, stopping the clock in 10.13 seconds — his highest time of the season — at the Muller Grand Prix Diamond League track and field meet in Birmingham, U.K.

De Grasse loses top 100m competitor as Coleman pulls out of Birmingham event

Friday, August 16th, 2019
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The much-awaited 100-metre showdown between Canadian Andre De Grasse and American Christian Coleman is once again on hold. Coleman pulled out of the Diamond League event in Birmingham, England, on Sunday “as a result of complications occurring after practice this week.”

Canadian Tyler Mislawchuk wins World Triathlon Olympic test event

Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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Tyler Mislawchuk became the first Canadian man to win a World Triathlon series race when he claimed gold in an Olympic test event on Friday.

De Grasse looks for edge against Coleman in much-anticipated 100m showdown

Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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Andre De Grasse will try to beat top sprinter Christian Coleman for a second time in 2019, this time in the 100 metres, when the one-time NCAA champions go head-to-head at the Müller Grand Prix Diamond League event on Sunday in Birmingham, U.K. (CBCSports.ca, 9 a.m. ET).

Pair of drug arrests leaves Dutch athletics reeling ahead of world track championships

Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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With the times she'd been running this season, Dutch athlete Madiea Ghafoor could have earned a trip to the World Championships in Doha next month as part of her country's 400-metre relay team. Instead, she is in a German jail awaiting trial on drug trafficking charges.

De Grasse looks for edge vs. Coleman in much-anticipated 100m showdown

Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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Andre De Grasse will try to beat top sprinter Christian Coleman for a second time in 2019, this time in the 100 metres, when the former NCAA champions go head-to-head at the Müller Grand Prix Diamond League event on Sunday in Birmingham, U.K. (CBCSports.ca, 9 a.m. ET).

De Grasse looks for edge against Coleman in much-anticipated 100m showdown

Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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Andre De Grasse will try to beat top sprinter Christian Coleman for a second time in 2019, this time in the 100 metres, when the one-time NCAA champions go head-to-head at the Müller Grand Prix Diamond League event on Sunday in Birmingham, U.K. (CBCSports.ca, 9 a.m. ET).

Watch the Diamond League track & field event in Birmingham

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
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Watch action from the IAAF Diamond League's track and field event in Birmingham, England.

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

Tuesday, August 13th, 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 Birmingham, England.

Olympic legend Carl Lewis backs equal pay, calls Trump ‘racist and misogynist’

Monday, August 5th, 2019
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Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis said Monday that female athletes deserve fair and equal pay and criticized President Donald Trump as a "racist and misogynist."