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

Olympic 100-metre, relay champion Lamont Jacobs shrugs off doping suspicions

Monday, August 9th, 2021

Italy's double Olympic champion Lamont Marcell Jacobs has insisted he is not bothered by suspicions of doping raised by the media, and that hard work is to thank for his record-breaking exploits in Tokyo.

Canadian women narrowly miss track relay medal at 2nd straight Olympics

Saturday, August 7th, 2021

Alicia Brown, Madeline Price, Kyra Constantine and Sage Watson were oh-so close Saturday to winning Canada's first Olympic medal in the women’s 400-metre relay since 1984. How close? Try 60-100ths of a second.

Moh Ahmed wins his 1st Olympic track medal, earning silver for Canada in men’s 5,000 metres

Friday, August 6th, 2021

Moh Ahmed charged to the finish line to earn a silver medal in the men's 5,000 metres on Friday in Tokyo, posting a time of 12 minutes 58.61 seconds on a hot and humid evening at Olympic Stadium.

‘Andre De Grasse is going to shine’: Sizing up men’s Olympic 100-metre final

Friday, July 30th, 2021

With Usain Bolt retired, a new king of sprinting will be crowned in the men's 100 metres on Sunday at the Tokyo Olympics and it wouldn't be surprising to 1996 champion Donovan Bailey if Canada's Andre De Grasse stood atop the podium.