Sam Effah and Sarah Wells to appear on The Amazing Race Canada

June 12th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

A pair of Canadian sprinters get to test their mettle on the adventure racing show to air this summer


Olympic finalist David Torrence dies at 31

August 29th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The Olympic finalist and Pan Am Games medallist was found dead in a swimming pool in Scottsdale, Ariz. on Monday morning


Canada’s top 1,500m man from Rio lands new sponsor after months in limbo

May 1st, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Nate Brannen, who finished 10th at the Rio Olympics in the 1,500m, the top result in that event among Canadians, has a new sponsor. (Homepage photo: Claus Andersen.)


2017 Boston Marathon elite cheat sheet: Rachel Hannah

March 21st, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in 2017 Boston Marathon, Runs & Races | No Comments »

With the 2017 Boston Marathon coming up, fans need to know who will be on the start line. Who are this year’s elites and what should you know about them?


No girls allowed: Looking back at notable Canadian athlete Abigail Hoffman

March 8th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Abigail Hoffman started out as a talented hockey player at the age of nine disguising herself as a boy in order to join the league. When she was told that girls couldn’t play, she took her talents to the track. Her running career spanned 15 years from 1962 to 1976 where she represented Canada in the Olympics and won five medals for our country at the Pan Am Games in the 800 and 1,500m events.


Among the polar bears half-a-world away: Geneviève Lalonde’s Olympic journey

June 4th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Elite Q+A, Features | No Comments »

Geneviève Lalonde, the newest Canadian record holder, spent much of the fall in the Arctic, training 3,500 kilometres away from home, ahead of the Olympics. The 24-year-old is a Rio hopeful in the women’s 3,000m steeplechase.


New in Athleisure: Olympian Sarah Wells gets her own clothing line with Winners

May 10th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Apparel, Running Gear | No Comments »

Olympian and Pan Am Games medallist Sarah Wells announced on Monday that she will have her own line of activewear sold at Winners.


Canadian elite women react to Peruvian cheater competing months after failed test

March 28th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Three Canadian elite runners react to Peruvian marathoner Gladys Tejeda being back in action after just six-month ban that spanned the winter months.


Peruvian who cheated her way to Pan Am gold somehow allowed at global championships

March 27th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | 2 Comments »

The Peruvian athlete who was stripped of her gold medal in the marathon at the Pan Am Games was allowed to compete at the world half-marathon championships (Photo: Chris Lepik).


Charmaine Crooks and Sasha Gollish named among influential Canadian women

January 22nd, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Pan Am Games medallist Sasha Gollish and Olympian Charmaine Crooks were announced as part of a long list of influential women in Canada.


Our Golden Shoe Awards: Trackie of the Year — Andre De Grasse

December 20th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Profiles | No Comments »

Bursting onto the scene in 2015, Andre De Grasse is our Golden Shoe award winner for the track of the year.


Our Golden Shoe Awards: Master of the Year — Catherine Watkins

December 20th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Catherine Watkins earns our Golden Shoe Award for the Master of the Year for 2015.