IAAF to commemorate runners with heritage plaques

The first group of athletes to be honoured include runners Jesse Owens, Paavo Nurmi, Emil Zatopek and Fanny Blankers-Koen

VIDEO: President Obama admits he’s a track nerd

The President of the United States admitted that he’s a big track fan by revealing his favourite Olympic event and favourite athlete.

Remembering Canada’s greatest Olympic moments: Percy Williams’ double gold in 1928

Percy Williams won two gold medals at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics and would later go on to set a world record in the men’s 100m (photo: Canadian Olympic Committee).