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Ken Thom dies as result of accident

Ken Thom

The athletics community is in mourning following the sudden and tragic death of Paralympic coach Ken Thom. Coach Thom died Sunday, Sept. 24, in Cape Town, South Africa, as a result of a scuba diving accident. [Read more…]

Canadian Paralympic and Olympic Team 2012

Athletics Canada

Athletics Canada

CALGARY – Athletics Canada announced today the athletes that have been put forth to the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) and Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) for nomination to the 2012 Paralympic Games team and 2012 Olympic Games team. [Read more…]

Petitclerc for UK Athletics

Chantal Petitclerc for UK Athletics

Chantal Petitclerc for UK Athletics

OTTAWA – Athletics Canada congratulates today Chantal Petitclerc of Montreal, Que., who has accepted a coaching position with UK Athletics for the upcoming 2012 Paralympic Games in London.  “Athletics Canada wishes Chantal all the best in her role as coach and mentor with Great Britain’s Paralympics team.  I have no doubt that Chantal’s tremendous career will lead to a bright coaching future,” states Rob Guy, Chief Executive Officer of Athletics Canada.  Guy adds, “We look forward to crossing paths again.” [Read more…]