Glasgow, SCO – The Canadian athletics Commonwealth team took home five medals on day four of track and field competition at the Commonwealth Games. Derek Drouin of Corunna, Ont., and Brianne Theisen-Eaton of Humboldt, Sask., won gold; Jessica Zelinka of London, Ont., won silver; and Julie Labonté of Ste-Justine, Que., and Michael Mason of Nanoose Bay, B.C., picked up bronze medals. [Read more…]
Glasgow, SCO – The Canadian track and field team won two medals within about 30-minutes of time on the second day of competition at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Both medals were won in throwing events, Sultana Frizell of Perth, Ont., won gold in the hammer and Tim Nedow of Brockville, Ont., took bronze in the shot put. [Read more…]
Moncton, N.B. – Brent Lakatos of Dorval, Que., and Diane Roy of Sherbrooke, Que., won a pair of Para-athletics national titles on day two of the Canadian Track and Field Championships. Lakatos won gold in the wheelchair T53 200 and 1500-metres while Roy took gold in the women’s events bringing both of their total gold medal counts at these Championships to four. [Read more…]
VANCOUVER, BC (06/22/2014) – Canada’s top marathoners, Dylan Wykes, from Vancouver, and Lanni Marchant took top honours by winning the men’s and women’s races with times of 1:03:51 and 1:13:41 respectively.
It could be said that Lanni Marchant epitomises the ‘loneliness of the long distance runner’ training alone on the roads near her home in Chattanooga, Tennessee using programs emailed from her coach in London, Ontario. [Read more…]
Jason Tunks of London, Ont., has signed on to throw his last discus at the 2014 Canadian Track and Field Championships in Moncton, N.B. Canada’s best discus thrower in history will take his place in the throws circle one last time on Saturday June 28 at 3:15 p.m. [Read more…]
KUALOA RANCH, Oahu, Hawaii – November 24, 2013 – Patrick Smyth found his way in the sport of trail running, and Polina Babkina found her way at Kualoa Ranch. As a result, both ran away as the new champions of the XTERRA Trail Run World Championship. More than 2,000 runners from 12 countries and 36 […]
OTTAWA – Athletics Canada, the national governing body for track and field, cross country, road running and road racing, nominated a contingent of 50 athletes today to Commonwealth Games Canada. [Read more…]