Irish Canadian champions of the past

March 17th, 2017 by Scott Leitch | Posted in CR Explains | No Comments »

Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on our website on March 17, 2015.  Today is St. Patrick’s Day and, beyond all the beer, Irish-Canadians have a notable history as some of Canada’s top athletes on the roads […]


Peter Berg to direct Boston bombing film Patriots’ Day

August 5th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Director Peter Berg is reportedly in final negotiations to direct one of three upcoming feature films about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Berg is looking to work again with actor Mark Walhlberg, who is […]


Greece cancels elite race at Athens Marathon

August 5th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

The economic woes in Greece have spilled over into the world of elite marathon running. The Athens Marathon’s race organizers noted earlier this week that, due to the country’s ongoing, severe financial crisis, that elites would […]


Kevin Hart runs with locals in Toronto

August 4th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Comedian Kevin Hart has been getting locals active in the cities he visits and Sunday morning led a group of Torontonians on a 5K run, beginning and ending at the city’s Liberty Grand building. […]


Edmonton runner is first woman to win Canadian Death Race

August 4th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Edmonton runner Alissa St Laurent became the first woman to win the Canadian Death Race over the weekend, finishing nearly an hour and a half ahead of the next finisher and almost three hours […]


Weekend recap: Doping allegations and a female Death Race champ

August 4th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

German broadcaster makes allegations of rampant athletics doping German broadcaster ARD and The Sunday Times aired a documentary claiming there has been rampant doping in the world of athletics, based on test results ranging back […]


Pan American junior championships begin in Edmonton

July 30th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

With Canada’s best senior athletes finished competing in Toronto, the country’s top juniors are preparing to get started on Friday in Edmonton at the Pan American junior track and field championships. It is the […]