Archive for the ‘Sports/PanAm (Actual)/Athletics-Track-and-Field’ Category

Andre De Grasse wins gold in men’s 100m

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse won the men's 100-metre final at the Pan Am Games on Wednesday night in a time of 10.05 seconds.

Melissa Bishop gives Canada gold in 800m

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015
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Melissa Bishop won gold in the women's 800 metres Wednesday night at the Pan Am Games, breaking two minutes with a gutsy effort.

Donovan Bailey: Home track advantage makes a difference

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015
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Canadian sprinting legend Donovan Bailey remembers getting an incredible boost in 1997, for his showdown with Michael Johnson at the Skydome. It was by far the best atmosphere any athlete could ever walk into, he writes.

Steeplechase runners a sign of Canada’s distance powerhouse

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
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Matt Hughes and Alex Genest put an exclamation point on the first night of Pan Am track and field for Canada, taking gold and silver in the race, serving notice that Canadian distance runners are on the rise.

Matt Hughes, Alex Genest finish 1-2 in steeplechase

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Matthew Hughes and Alex Genest won a gold and silver in the men's 3000m steeplechase Tuesday night at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games, while Timothy Nedow won a silver in the shotput.

Can Andre De Grasse sweep his Pan Am track events?

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
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The track events got under way Tuesday and Canada has strong representation in the men’s 100 and 200-metre races as well as the men’s 4x100-metre relay. Andre De Grasse, a 20-year-old from Markham, Ont., has run the 100-metre in under 10 seconds three times this year.

Canadian sprinter De Grasse cruises into 100m semifinals

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Canada’s newest sprint sensation Andre De Grasse easily advanced to the Pan Am Games semifinals in the 100 metres on Tuesday. Meanwhile, teammate Gavin Smellie was disqualified for a false start.

Vancouver’s Elizabeth Gleadle wins gold in javelin

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Canada's Elizabeth Gleadle won the gold medal in women's javelin at the Pan Am Games on Tuesday.

Pan Am 100m: 4 stages you need to watch

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Former Olympian and Pan Am medallist Anson Henry breaks down the four stages of a 100-metre race.

Peter Eriksson has Canada’s track and field team blazing

Sunday, July 19th, 2015

Canada's track and field team is deep with 12 athletes (including four from the men’s 4x100m relay team) in the top-eight of the world rankings.