IAAF president Seb Coe questioned in link to World Championships bid

November 24th, 2015 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Seb Coe is being questioned for his involvement with Nike and the World Championships after it was suggested Coe lobbied for the bid.


Interview: Mohammed Ahmed on his 5,000m Canadian record

September 17th, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Elite Q+A | No Comments »

The Somali-born Canadian shocked the running scene with a late-season surge, breaking the 17 year old record. Mohammed Ahmed is still trying to figure out what happened in the world championship 5,000m last month, […]


Melissa Bishop, Canada’s next track superstar

September 2nd, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Elite Q+A | No Comments »

In January, Melissa Bishop was wondering if she would be able to race at all during the 2015 track season. She had a nagging sports hernia, which to a point she had been able […]


Opinion: Canadians should be very excited about track and field

August 31st, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

It’s a good time to be a fan of track and field in this country. With a home-soil Pan Am Games which saw Canada win a record 24 medals, our team held the momentum through […]


Weekend recap: UTMB and world champs wrap up

August 31st, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Canada finished best world championships ever Team Canada finished its best performance ever at the world championships with eight medals during the competition, three more than the team’s previous best performance from 2013, where […]


Usian Bolt completes third 100-200 double

August 27th, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

If it was in question before the 2015 world championships began, Usain Bolt solidified his position as the greatest sprinter of all time Thursday by winning the men’s 200m final on the same Beijing track where […]


Melissa Bishop breaks Canadian record, advances to 800m final

August 27th, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Canadian 800m runner Melissa Bishop bettered the Canadian 800m record by a wide margin Thursday morning in her semi-final, earning her a spot in the world championship final on Saturday. The Eganville, Ont.,-native, who […]


Genzebe Dibaba wins first world track title, David Rudisha back on top

August 25th, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Though short on Canadian highlights, the fourth day of the IAAF World Championships of Athletics was an exciting one for middle-distance fans seeing two world record-holders take home gold in their events. First, in […]


Canadians bring home medals at World Championships, Andre De Grasse ties for third

August 23rd, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The second day of the World Championships in Beijing saw a lot of excitement for Canadian fans watching. For fans of Andre De Grasse, the 100m semi-finals and finals were quite the events to […]


Eritrean teenager Ghebreslassie wins men’s world marathon title

August 21st, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

 Beijing, Aug 22, 2015 (AFP) – Unheralded Eritrean teenager Ghirmay Ghebreslassie claimed the first gold of the Beijing worlds when he sprinted away for a comfortable victory in the men’s marathon on Saturday. The 19-year-old took […]


Canadians to watch a world championships: Women

August 21st, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The IAAF World Championships in Athletics begin tonight (Saturday in Beijing) and many of Canada’s top women will be competing over the next week in a meet that is considered second to only to […]


Beijing 2015, Day 1: Bolt makes bow as Farah, Kiprotich eye history books

August 21st, 2015 by Canadian Running | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Canada’s Cam Levins will race the 10,000m BEIJING, Aug 21, 2015 (AFP) – Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt makes his bow in the 100m heats on the opening day of the World Athletics Championships on Saturday, when […]