Olympian gets lifetime ban for sexual harassment policy violation

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

1984 Olympic bronze medallist Desai Williams is prohibited from attending or participating in Athletics Canada competitions


The Shakeout Podcast: The Road to the First Olympic Women’s Marathon

March 19th, 2018 by Joan Chung | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

23-year-old Silvia Ruegger raced for Canada at the first Olympic women’s marathon.


The Shakeout Podcast: Silvia Ruegger, Pioneer of Women’s Running

December 27th, 2017 by Joan Chung | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Silvia Ruegger’s dream of being an Olympian began in a farmhouse in Ontario.


On this day in 1984: Canadian Lynn Kanuka wins Olympic bronze in L.A.

August 10th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

It was on this day in 1984 that Canadian Lynn Kanuka won bronze in the women’s 3,000m at the Olympic Games in Los Angeles.