Archive for the ‘Sports/Track and Field’ Category

Canada’s Becky Richter claims bronze at IPC world championships

Saturday, October 24th, 2015
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Canada's Becky Richter captured bronze in the women's T51 club throw at the world Paralympic track and field championships Saturday.

Canada’s Lakatos wins gold in 100m at IPC world championships

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015
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Brent Lakatos won the gold medal Thursday in the T53 100m dash at the IPC world championships in Doha.

IPC athletics world championships

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
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Watch live beginning Thursday at 2:15 a.m. ET as elite para track and field athletes compete in the 2015 IPC athletics world championships in Doha.

2015 IPC world championships: 10 athletes to watch

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015
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A breakdown of the athletes expected to stand out at the IPC world championships in Doha, Qatar, Oct. 22 to 31.

Lanni Marchant sends strong message by ‘crushing’ Olympic marathon standard

Monday, October 19th, 2015
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Qualifying for the 2016 Rio Olympics was the main objective for Canada's Lanni Marchant in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on Sunday, but there there was another victory within that.

Andre De Grasse turning pro? Mom of sprint star says no

Friday, October 16th, 2015
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The mother of Canadian sprint star Andre De Grasse is refuting a report that her son is turning pro. Beverley De Grasse told CBCSports.ca it's 'speculation' that the world bronze medallist in sprinting is in final negotiations with a shoe company.

Canadian marathoner Coolsaet has big day in Berlin

Sunday, September 27th, 2015
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Canadian runner Reid Coolsaet, who has already qualified for Rio, just missed the 40-year-old Canadian record by a matter of seconds, posting a time of 2:10:29 at the Berlin Marathon on Sunday.

Many downfalls to turning pro early, says Andre De Grasse

Saturday, September 26th, 2015
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Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse has no regrets about returning to the University of Southern California rather than turn professional, saying "there were a lot of downfalls of me going pro too early."

Melissa Bishop, 800m world silver medallist, reveals power of adrenaline

Friday, September 25th, 2015
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Canadian Melissa Bishop looks back on her silver-medal performance at the world track and field championships, and talks about how adrenaline got her body and mind through a gruelling schedule.

6 race walkers have been suspended after positive tests

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015
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Six world-class Russian race walkers including a world championship silver medallist have been suspended after failing doping tests a year before the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.