Track and field

Marco Arop of Canada celebrates after winning the men's 800 meters race at the Athletissima IAAF Diamond League international athletics meeting at the Stade Olympique de la Pontaise in Lausanne, Switzerland, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Valentin Flauraud/Keystone via AP

Canadian Arop has become one of most consistent 800m runners in the world

Canadian Arop has become one of most consistent 800m runners in the world

 

Canada's Andre De Grasse races to a gold medal in the Men's 200m final during the Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan on Wednesday, August 4, 2021. Canada's Olympic champion De Grasse raced to second place in the 100 metres at the Diamond League Final on Thursday.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Canada’s De Grasse races to second in 100 and 200 metres at Diamond League Final

Canada’s De Grasse races to second in 100 and 200 metres at Diamond League Final

 

Andre De Grasse of Canada reacts after winning the gold medal in the Men’s 200m final during the summer Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan on August 4, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

No rest for De Grasse, who will be back on the track in the Prefontaine Classic

No rest for De Grasse, who will be back on the track in the Prefontaine Classic

 

Angela Bailey is shown in this August 2, 1985 photo competing at the National Track and Field Championships in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Jones

Record-holding Canadian sprinter, Olympic medallist Angela Bailey dies at 59

Record-holding Canadian sprinter, Olympic medallist Angela Bailey dies at 59

Angela Bailey is shown in this August 2, 1985 photo competing at the National Track and Field Championships in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Jones
In this June 19, 2021 photo, Sha’Carri Richardson celebrates after winning the first heat of the semis finals in women’s 100-meter runat the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Ore. Richardson cannot run in the Olympic 100-meter race after testing positive for a chemical found in marijuana. Richardson, who won the 100 at Olympic trials in 10.86 seconds on June 19, told of her ban Friday, July 2 on the “Today Show.”(AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Richardson will miss Olympic 100 after marijuana test

Richardson said she smoked marijuana as a way of coping with her mother’s recent death

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In this June 19, 2021 photo, Sha’Carri Richardson celebrates after winning the first heat of the semis finals in women’s 100-meter runat the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Ore. Richardson cannot run in the Olympic 100-meter race after testing positive for a chemical found in marijuana. Richardson, who won the 100 at Olympic trials in 10.86 seconds on June 19, told of her ban Friday, July 2 on the “Today Show.”(AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
Red Deer’s Jeremiah Lauzon has been invited to compete in the 200 metre race at the Canadian Olympic Track and Field Trials from June 24-27 in Montreal, Que. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer runner invited to Canadian Olympic Track and Field Trials

Jeremiah Lauzon will run against Canada’s best later this month. The 20-year-old…

Red Deer’s Jeremiah Lauzon has been invited to compete in the 200 metre race at the Canadian Olympic Track and Field Trials from June 24-27 in Montreal, Que. (Contributed photo)
Canadian sprinter Aaron Brown, of Toronto, smiles while responding to questions after a news conference for the Harry Jerome International Track Classic, in Vancouver, on Monday June 25, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Becoming a dad has given Brown a new perspective on his track career

Becoming a dad has given Brown a new perspective on his track career

Canadian sprinter Aaron Brown, of Toronto, smiles while responding to questions after a news conference for the Harry Jerome International Track Classic, in Vancouver, on Monday June 25, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Canadian sprinter Aaron Brown, of Toronto, smiles while responding to questions after a news conference for the Harry Jerome International Track Classic, in Vancouver, on Monday June 25, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Becoming a dad has given Brown a new perspective on his track career

‘It adds more perspective to the ups and downs of track and field’

Canadian sprinter Aaron Brown, of Toronto, smiles while responding to questions after a news conference for the Harry Jerome International Track Classic, in Vancouver, on Monday June 25, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Like father, like son: Floreal emerges as one of Canada’s top sprinters

Like father, like son: Floreal emerges as one of Canada’s top sprinters

Aaron Brown of Canada crosses the line to win his team gold in the 4x100-metre relay during the NACAC Championships in Toronto on August 12, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch

De Grasse will miss World Athletics Relays with second baby due next month

De Grasse will miss World Athletics Relays with second baby due next month

Aaron Brown of Canada crosses the line to win his team gold in the 4x100-metre relay during the NACAC Championships in Toronto on August 12, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch
Canadian runner Melissa Bishop, left and her coach Dennis Fairall during a workout at the University of Windsor in Windsor, Ontario on Monday July 3, 2017. Fairall, a decorated track coach who turned the Windsor Lancers into a Canadian varsity powerhouse, has died. He was 67. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Kryk

Dennis Fairall, who built a track dynasty with the Windsor Lancers, dies at 67

Dennis Fairall, who built a track dynasty with the Windsor Lancers, dies at 67

Canadian runner Melissa Bishop, left and her coach Dennis Fairall during a workout at the University of Windsor in Windsor, Ontario on Monday July 3, 2017. Fairall, a decorated track coach who turned the Windsor Lancers into a Canadian varsity powerhouse, has died. He was 67. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Kryk