Eric Gillis shares the details of his incredible Olympic marathon

August 24th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

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.


Go Chuck PT! Quebec’s 1,500m runner talks about Olympic experience as he awaits Thursday’s race

August 17th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

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.


Olympic evening: What to watch for on Day 6 of Athletics in Rio

August 17th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

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.


Chatting with Olympian Matt Hughes

August 11th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

Matt Hughes has the Canadian record in the men’s 3,000m steeplechase. We asked him a bit about his event heading in to Rio.


Chatting with Olympian Melissa Bishop

August 10th, 2016 by Canadian Running | Posted in Rio 2016 | 1 Comment »

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:


Chatting with Olympian Jessica O’Connell

August 4th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

Representing Canada in the 5,000m is Jessica O’Connell. She opens up about her plans for Rio and what she’s looking forward to the most.


Russian appeal against Olympic ban on track athletes gets rejected. Russians won’t race in Rio

July 21st, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

Russia submitted an appeal against the IAAF’s ban on their track team. The Court of Arbitration for Sport has shot it down


Will Team Russia compete in Rio? Olympic future of Russian athletes to be announced Sunday

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?


Lanni Marchant reacts after finding out she’s running two events in Rio

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:


Rio 2016 track guide: Facts about the 1,500m

July 11th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Rio 2016 | No Comments »

The Rio Games are getting closer and closer. So before the big event is upon us, what do you need to know about key track events? Here we break down the 1,500m.


Doping control reveals behind-the-scenes details of drug testing athletes in Russia

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.


Krista DuChene gears up for pre-Rio summer race

June 10th, 2016 by Canadian Running | Posted in Rio 2016 | 1 Comment »

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.