Tag: 2016 summer olympics
One of Canada’s standout performances in Rio was Gillis’s top 10 finish in the marathon. We talked to the three-time Olympian about the race of his life.
Canadians crossed their fingers while the 1,500m heats finished up yesterday to see if Chuck PT would go through to race in the semi-finals with Nate Brannen. He is! In his downtime now before he heads to the track again tomorrow night, he has filled us in on his experience in Rio.
Andre De Grasse steps back on the track for the 200m semi-finals and Damian Warner continues his quest for a medal in the decathlon. Here’s what to watch on day six of athletics in Rio.
Melissa Bishop has just recently set the Canadian women’s 800m record (again!) and is one of our best hopes at a medal in track and field. Here’s what she has to say about her trip to the Rio Olympics this summer:
Russia submitted an appeal against the IAAF’s ban on their track team. The Court of Arbitration for Sport has shot it down
July 20th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
The future of all athletes competing for Russia in this year’s Olympics is being announced Sunday. Will more than just the country’s track athletes be kicked out?
July 12th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »
After over a month of waiting, Canada’s top marathon woman, Lanni Marchant, has found out that she’s running two events at the Olympics. Here’s her reaction to the news:
June 16th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »
What has it been like to test Russian athletes in the midst of the Russian doping scandal? Doping control officers release details of past few months of tracking down athletes in competition.
Though it won’t be announced for another month, it’s looking like Krista DuChene is set to run the Olympic marathon. But first, she’s going to show up to race in Toronto later this month.