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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).
A misplaced barrier in the 110m hurdles at the Jesse Owens Track Classic wreaked havoc on competitors as just two of the seven sprinters finished.
A new CBC documentary stars Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse as the 21-year-old is compared to 1936 Olympic 100m champion Jesse Owens.
Andre De Grasse is featured in an upcoming CBC series that uses technology to compare Canada’s fastest man to Jesse Owens, the 1936 Olympic 100m champion.
February 19th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
The Jesse Owens biopic film “Race” starring Canadian Stephan James in a lead role hits theatres across Canada today.
Morgan Freeman narrates NBC’s film about Jesse Owens, a pioneering athlete who faced racial discrimination in Nazi Germany and won four Olympic gold medals.
The upcoming film “Race,” a story on U.S. track star Jesse Owens who competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics, released its latest TV spot.
Watch incredible footage from the 1936 Summer Olympics featuring Jesse Owens in the 100m dash as the American won four gold medals.
The film about the Olympic sprinting legend will star Canadian Stephan James Race, a new film about the life of Olympic legend Jesse Owens, will be released in theatres on Feb. 19, 2016. The […]
December 17th, 2013 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
Runners will have no shortage of movies to inspire them in the next few years. After being recently unveiled that a movie, starring Daniel Radcliffe, about Seb Coe-Steve Ovett rivalry is in the making, […]
November 9th, 2013 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
How much would you pay for a piece of athletics history? If you are willing to part with about $1 million, you could own one of sprinter Jesse Owens’ four Olympic gold medals. Owens […]