Smeenk still in contention at World Para Athletics championships

November 14th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Austin Smeenk has advanced to the finals in the men’s T34 800m, tomorrow evening in Dubai


Multiple world records fall at Para World Championships in Dubai

November 12th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

With three more days of competition ahead, nine new world records have been achieved, in running and wheelchair racing alone


Lakatos wins Canada’s first two medals at World Para Athletics Championships

November 9th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Meanwhile, Liam Stanley bettered his own Canadian record in the T37 400m, running 54.18 in the qualifying round


Para World Championships start Thursday in Dubai

November 6th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Watch the action in Dubai, which starts at half past midnight Thursday/Friday on cbcsports.ca


RECORD ALERT: Brent Lakatos snags a fifth world record in T53 400m

May 28th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The 38-year-old Canadian 11-time world champion’s new record came after a hard-fought T54 5,000m earlier the same day


Tough day in Tokyo for Lakatos, plus Canadian age group results

March 4th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Like many, Lakatos struggled to maintain his body temperature in the chilly, wet conditions. 230 Canadian runners finished


Canadian wheelchair racer wins Berlin Marathon

September 17th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Brent Lakatos, 38, achieves his first marathon win in Berlin, while Manuela Schär of Switzerland sets a new world record


Canada brings home 11 medals from IPC World Championships in Qatar

November 4th, 2015 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Canada brought in a total of 11 medals, including four gold, at the 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha, Qatar, an event that was held from Oct. 21 through to Oct. 31 for […]