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


Multi-Paralympic medallist receives assisted death

October 30th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Marieke Vervoort’s death is a reminder that many Para athletes live with debilitating pain and illness


B.C. fire fighters run from Penticton to Victoria to support Paralympian

November 2nd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Tyler Luscombe and three friends are running from Penticton to Victoria, relay-style, to raise funds for Tyler’s brother, two-time Paralympic skier Braydon Luscombe


Jason Dunkerley retires from competitive running

September 3rd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

One of the most gifted and decorated athletes in Canadian history, visually impaired runner Jason Dunkerley also donated a kidney to his wife Colleen in 2013


Canada’s Marissa Papaconstantinou finishes para worlds 200m with hamstring tear

July 25th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Racing | No Comments »

The 17-year-old Canadian tore her hamstring in the T44 women’s 200m at the World Para Athletics Championships and still finished


Paralympic champion Mikey Brannigan shatters 3K world record

February 6th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Mikey Brannigan set a new IPC world record at the Armory Track Invitational in New York City on the weekend in the men’s 3,000m.


Paralympian calls Lanni Marchant a “low-performing athlete”

December 16th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | 8 Comments »

Jeff Adams defended former Athletics Canada head coach Peter Eriksson in an interview recently and had choice words for Lanni Marchant. “She wasn’t nearly talented enough to attempt that kind of a double,” he says. (Photo: Tim Meigs.)


VIDEO: The Paralympic T42 100m finish was so close that two silvers were awarded

September 17th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Racing, Running videos | No Comments »

The finish between two runners in the T42 100m final at the Paralympic Games was so close that there were two silver medals awarded.


There’s a hidden feature inside the Paralympic medals

September 16th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Other, Running Gear | No Comments »

The Rio 2016 Paralympic medals have a hidden feature that helps visually impaired athletes differentiate between gold, silver and bronze.


Entire Russian team banned from the Paralympic Games in Rio

August 7th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The International Paralympic Committee has banned all Russian athletes from the Paralympic Games in Rio in September.


Teenager with autism runs 3:57 mile and sets T20 world record

August 6th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | 1 Comment »

Mikey Brannigan, a 19-year-old runner from New York, set a T20 world record in the men’s mile on Friday in North Carolina.


Paralympic sprinter makes comeback, sets new record on first day back

June 22nd, 2016 by Canadian Running | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Patrick Blake Leeper was just making a name for himself in the track world. When his partying got out of control, he wound up with a positive drug test. Now, his ban has just ended and he’s already setting records!