The Rio 2016 Paralympic medals have a hidden feature that helps visually impaired athletes differentiate between gold, silver and bronze.
The Blue Nose race weekend is one week away and the event revealed its appropriately-designed race medals recently.
The Canadian athletics team had their best showing ever at the Pan American Games over the previous nine days in Toronto, winning 24 medals, 10 of them gold. For distance running fans, the excitement […]
The Royal Canadian Mint unveiled the 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games medals on Tuesday morning. The medals, made with materials supplied by Barrick Gold, are the first to have braille on both the Para Pan Am […]
Last weekend Maritime Race Weekend race director Michelle Kempton travelled to New Orleans for the RunningUSA conference, a huge meet of race directors. She sent us some photos to give you an inside look […]
October 1st, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
Countries without strict gender roles perform better in sports by allowing the best athletes to rise to the top. Recent Canadian research out of the University of British Columbia has found that countries with […]
August 5th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
The Canadian track and field team has returned home from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, with a 17-medal haul and an impressive list of performances, including two medals in the middle- and long-distance […]
At what point does a medal stop being a medal? Traditional finishers medals don’t lend themselves well to everyday use, and some races have been moving away from more traditional finisher prizes into the […]