Tag: 2016 rio
Anthony Romaniw is best known as an 800m specialist but starting this winter, he’s also our newest contributor
Men’s 3,000m steeplechase finals sees new Olympic record, former champion defeated and first U.S. medal in 62 years
The men’s 3,000m steeplechase was one of the most entertaining events on the track. It saw the two-time Olympic champion defeated, a new Olympic record and the first U.S. medal in the event for 62 years. Canada’s Matt Hughes also competed and ran strong for an 11th place finish.
Will Canadian medallist Brianne Theisen-Eaton copy her husband’s move and wear a USA hat while he competes?
Ashton Eaton and Brianne Theisen-Eaton are one of the few married couples that both get to compete at the Olympics. The heptathlete and decathlete are both representing their countries in Rio. Brianne has already won a bronze medal for Canada and tomorrow, Ashton starts the decathlon.
As a Canadian runner, Tara is keeping an eye on Canadian talent in Rio. But she’s doing it from the U.S.
On this day in history, Joan Benoit Samuelson became the first woman to win the women’s Olympic marathon.
We talked to Canada’s prospective track and marathon team headed to Rio about hopes, dreams, fears going in to what could be our country’s most successful Olympics ever. First up is 5,000m record holder Mo Ahmed.
Which athlete is pictured here? Hint: She’s still a competitive runner today