Ben Johnson’s fateful 100m race was 30 years ago Sunday

September 25th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

“The most famous cheating athlete in a generation of cheating athletes”


Karla del Grande breaks world record in 200m, wins gold in 100m at World Masters

September 10th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The Toronto runner has been racking up accolades since she began competing on the track in 2002 at age 49


Effect of wind on track performance–new formulas suggested

September 4th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Thanks to large datasets and digitization of results, researchers have proposed a set of formulas for correcting for wind assistance on the track


The Shakeout Podcast: 9.84 Seconds to Olympic Gold

August 13th, 2018 by Joan Chung | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Donovan Bailey breaks down his world record 100m race at the 1996 Olympic Games.


NACAC qualifier Aaron Brown takes us through his ideal day in Toronto

July 11th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races, The Scene | No Comments »

Brown is coming off of a banner season, taking home double-gold at the Canadian Track and Field Championships in the 100m and 200m


De Grasse shuts down 2018 outdoor season

July 9th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The three-time Olympic medalist has suffered another hamstring injury that has forced him to take some downtime before returning to training


Andre De Grasse dethroned in 100m final at ACTF 2018

July 7th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The race was one of the fastest and closest men’s 100m finals in Canadian history


Has Andre De Grasse left Altis?

July 4th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

It’s rumoured that amidst Andre De Grasse’s rocky 2018 outdoor season, he could be parting ways with ALTIS and his coach


Sage Watson and Canadian women’s relay team smash meet record at Canada-China Sprint Challenge

June 27th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Brown, De Grasse and Emmanuel also medal in sprints at Burnaby’s Swangard Stadium as competition heats up for second and final day of competition


Canada versus China Sprint Challenge predictions

June 22nd, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The Harry Jerome Classic will host the first-ever Canada versus China Sprint Challenge


Two-time Olympic champion Donovan Bailey involved in tax scandal

June 15th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

One of the greatest sprinters of all time reportedly owed a staggering $2.3 million in unpaid taxes


The Shakeout Podcast: Who is Canada’s Fastest Man?

June 4th, 2018 by Joan Chung | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

This might be one of the most overlooked national records in Canadian running history.