Athletics Canada makes strong statement against doping

March 5th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Canada’s governing body for track and field, Athletics Canada, came down hard Thursday on anti-doping measures with statements claiming to be in support of lifetime bans for athletes who are found to be using performance […]

60,000 photos from 100,000 miles

January 23rd, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Profiles | 1 Comment »

George Aitkin has photographed a lot of runners. By his own estimation, he has nearly 60,000 photos in his home, mostly of runners and races from the past 40 years. Aitkin has lived in […]

Ben Johnson joins Mayor Rob Ford’s election campaign

April 8th, 2014 by Canadian Running | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

In an odd and confusing  series of events today, it seems that disgraced Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson has joined Rob Ford’s campaign team. According to sources on Twitter, Ben Johnson showed up at Toronto […]

Usain Bolt responds to Ben Johnson’s claim that he would have beaten him at 100m: ‘Never’

September 6th, 2013 by Michal Kapral | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Speaking to the media before the Diamond League track meet in Brussels, Belgium, Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt says Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson would “never” have beaten him over 100m.