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Nicole Sifuentes announces retirement

Arguably Canada’s best 1500-metre runner over the last decade, Nicole Sifuentes announced her retirement last night. She posted a...
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Memorandum: Decision to reinstate RUSADA

To: Sir Craig Reedie, WADA Chairman CC: Lord Sebastian Coe, IAAF President; Mr. Andrew Parsons, IPC President; Mr. Thomas Bach, IOC...
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Brent Lakatos wins Berlin Marathon

Brent Lakatos won his first marathon in style by taking the win Sunday in the prestigious BMW Berlin Marathon. ...
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Canada’s medal count at World Masters Championships up to 21

The World Masters Athletics Championships run through to September 16. Results Canadian medallists (as of September 12) Gold 🥇...
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Five Canadians to represent Team Americas at Continental Cup

What is the Continental Cup Schedule and results Saturday September 8 Matt Hughes, Men’s 3000m Steeplechase (elimination) Sunday September...
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Athletics Canada nominates 15 athletes to compete at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018

OTTAWA – Athletics Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee, announced today the 15-member team nominated to represent Canada...
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Team Canada medal count upgraded at 2013 FISU Summer Universiade following doping infractions

Toronto (U SPORTS) – Team Canada saw its medal haul at the 2013 FISU Summer Universiade rise to 17...
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Gold for Rogers at IAAF World U20 Championships

Women’s 4×400-metre relay team sets new Canadian record Ottawa – The 2018 IAAF World U20 Championships came to end yesterday...
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Athletics Canada selects 58 athletes to Canada’s 2018 NACAC Championships team

Canada plays host Aug. 10-12 at Toronto’s Varsity Stadium Ottawa – Athletics Canada announced today the 58 athletes who have...
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Athletics Canada names 2018 Pan American Combined Events Cup team

LePage and Oudenaarden return to Ottawa to defend titles Ottawa – Athletics Canada announced today the eight-member team that has...
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Athletics Canada selects 32 athletes to compete at 2018 IAAF World U20 Championships

Ottawa – Athletics Canada announced today the 32-member team (12 men and 20 women) that has been selected to represent Canada...
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Athletics Canada names Jamaican U18 Invitational Team

Ottawa – Athletics Canada announced today the 42-member team (21 males, 21 females) that has been selected to represent Canada...
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Triple Olympic medallist Andre De Grasse and Commonwealth Games Champion Alysha Newman to attend press conference and street exhibition tomorrow

Ottawa – Athletics Canada, in partnership with NACAC and the City of Toronto, will host a press conference in advance...
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Athletics Canada names 21 athletes who will compete in the Team Sprint Challenge at Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome Track Classic

Ottawa – Athletics Canada, in partnership with the Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome Track Classic, announced today the 21 athletes who...
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Andre De Grasse Family Foundation Launch

Three-time Olympic sprint medallist, Andre De Grasse, shares details of the newly launched Andre De Grasse Future Champions Fund,...
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Canada vs. Jamaica: U18 athletes to go head-to-head in Kingston

Ottawa – Athletics Canada, in partnership with the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), announced today that Kingston will host the...
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Dunfee 12th at IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships

The IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018 – one of the most anticipated and gruelling race walking...
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2018 NACAC U18 Championships / Youth Olympic Games Trials cancelled

Athletics Canada regrets to inform that NACAC has cancelled the 2018 NACAC U18 Championships / Youth Olympic Games Trials...
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Top 5 finishes for Smyth, Dupont and Roy on final day of #GC2018

Athletics Canada ends Commonwealth Games with 13 podiums and 37 Top 8 finishes Sunny skies and a light breeze...
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Treasure fourth in women’s high jump final; #GC2018 comes to an end tomorrow in Gold Coast

It was a quiet day for Canada at Carrara Stadium with only one Canadian athlete in action. Alyxandria Treasure,...
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Newman wins GOLD in record-setting fashion; Ahmed, Schultz and Crew land on the podium

Friday the 13th wasn’t that scary after all, producing six Top 5 finishes, including one Gold, two Silver and...
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Nettey Golden in Gold Coast; Barber and Brown earn Silver

Five finals, producing five Top 5 finishes – including one Gold and two Silver medals – on day five...
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Lovett earns BRONZE in men’s high jump; Emmanuel and Brown on to 200m final

The women’s 3000-metre steeplechase kicked-off the action on the track on Day 4 of athletics competition in the Gold...
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Warner’s quest for Gold comes to an end in Gold Coast

Gold Coast, Australia – Heading into day two of the men’s decathlon with 4,509 points, Damian Warner was sitting...
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Nedow wins shot put BRONZE; Warner and LePage on top of decathlon leaderboard

The decathlon, arguably the most gruelling event of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, got underway this morning at...
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Mohammed Ahmed wins SILVER in men’s 5,000m; Thorne, Dunfee race to Top 8 finishes

Hot, humid conditions greeted Canada’s race walkers Benjamin Thorne and Evan Dunfee at Currumbin Beachfront when the clouds parted...
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Returning gold medallists and first-time Commonwealth Games participants ready to compete in Gold Coast

Frizell and Dupont named Team Captains Gold Coast, Australia – After nearly two weeks on the Gold Coast, and...
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Update on NACAC U18 Championships / Youth Olympic Games Trials

Late last week Athletics Canada received details from NACAC on the date and location of the 2018 NACAC U18...
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Andre De Grasse withdraws from Commonwealth Games

Andre De Grasse has made the decision to withdraw from the Games in order to be better prepared for...
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Athletics Canada selects eight athletes to represent Canada at 2018 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships

Ottawa – Athletics Canada named eight athletes today, four men and four women, to represent Canada at the 2018...
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The #bishnriagusquad is getting bigger!

Melissa Bishop, two-time Olympian and Canadian record holder in the 800-metres, announced via social media that she and husband...
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Dupont and Lakatos to represent Canada at World Para Athletics Marathon World Cup

Ottawa – Athletics Canada announced today that wheelchair racers Alexandre Dupont and Brent Lakatos have been selected to represent...
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Athletics Canada nominates 46 athletes to Canada’s 2018 Commonwealth Games team

Ottawa – Athletics Canada announced today the 46 athletes (including one guide) who have been nominated to represent Canada...
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Alysha Newman breaks Canadian record

Yesterday Alysha Newman improved her Canadian pole vault record to 4.75m.     A post shared by Athletics Canada...
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Melissa Bishop places fifth on last day of IAAF Worlds; Canada ends Worlds with 12 Top 8 finishes

On the final day of competition at the 2017 IAAF World Championships, Melissa Bishop of Eganville, Ont., finished fifth...
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Damian Warner 5th in decathlon; Ahmed makes history in 5000m, while men’s relay team finish 6th

Damian Warner of London, Ont., placed fifth in the decathlon today at the 2017 IAAF World Championships. This is...
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Bishop advances to 800m final, Emmanuel 7th in 200m; Lalonde sets Canadian record

Day eight of the 2017 IAAF World Championships saw Geneviève Lalonde of Moncton, N.B., lower her Canadian record in...
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Watson 6th in 400mH final; Emmanual advances to 200m final, while Bishop heads to the 800m semis

Day seven of the IAAF World Championships in London, England, saw Canadian women rule the stage. Sage Watson of...
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Brittany Crew 6th in shot put final; Ahmed, Knight, Lalonde advance to finals

Day six of the IAAF World Championships in London, England, saw Brittany Crew of Toronto place sixth in the...
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Matt Hughes 6th in 3000mSC final; Shawn Barber and Brandon McBride record 8th place finishes

Day five at the 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships saw Canada record a trio of top eight finishes. Matt...
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Sage Watson advances to 400mH semi-finals

It was a light day for Canada at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London, England, with only three...
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Alysha Newman 7th in pole vault final; Barber, Gleadle, Hughes and McBride advance to finals

Alysha Newman of London, Ont., placed seventh today in the women’s pole vault final at the 2017 IAAF World...
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Derek Drouin to miss 2017 IAAF World Championships

Derek Drouin, the reigning world and Olympic high jump champion, will not compete at the 2017 IAAF World Championships...
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Crystal Emmanuel and Rachel Cliff set new personal bests; Brandon McBride advances to 800m semifinal

Day two of competition saw two Canadian women, Rachel Cliff of Vancouver and Crystal Emmanuel of North York, Ont.,...
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Mohammed Ahmed sets Canadian Record in 10000m final; Newman and Newell advance to pole vault final

Day one of the 2017 IAAF World Championships was punctuated by a Canadian record by Mohammed Ahmed of St....
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Day 1 preview – Canada at the 2017 IAAF World Championships

The 2017 IAAF World Championships begin tomorrow in London, England, site of the 2012 Olympic Games, with nine Canadian...
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World Para Athletics Championships – Canadian Schedule

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Canadian team ready for the start of the 2017 World Para Athletics World Championships

The 2017 World Para Athletics Championships begin Friday. Competition takes place in London, England from July 14 to 23....
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Athletics Canada names team for World Para Athletics Junior Championships

Athletics Canada today named the team that will compete at the 2017 World Para Athletics Junior Championships in Nottwil,...
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Brent Lakatos to lead Canadian World Para Athletics team in London

Athletics Canada announced today the team that will compete at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in London, England,...
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De Grasse and Olympic 4x100m bronze medal winning relay team headline roster for IAAF World Relays

Athletics Canada has named 23 athletes to the team that will compete at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau,...
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2017 University Indoor T&F Championships Hub

U Sport Track and Field Championships – March 9-11, Edmonton, Alberta Meet Schedule/Agenda Live Results/Résultats Live Video Stream/Web Diffusion...
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Gollish, MacDougall and Lumb lead Canada to success at 2017 NACAC Cross Country Championships

A trio of Canadians won NACAC Cross Country individual titles and all four teams reached the podium on a...
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Canadian team ready to compete at 2017 Pan Am Cross Country Cup

A group of Canada’s best cross country runners will travel to Boca Raton, Florida and compete this Saturday, March...
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Sultana Frizell improves Canadian weight throw record

She did it again. Sultana Frizell improved the Canadian weight throw record for a second time this season. The...
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Mohammed Ahmed sets a new Canadian indoor 5000m record

Ahmed runs 13:04.60 in Boston to obliterate the previous record of 13:19.16 set in 2014 by Cam Levins.    Mo...
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Eric Gillis, Lanni Marchant lead Canada in defense of NACAC 10K Road Race Cup

Today Athletics Canada named four athletes for the 2017 NACAC Road Race Cup taking place in San Juan, Puerto...
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Athletics Canada will not send team to IAAF World Under-18 Championships

Athletics Canada announced today that Canada will not field a team at the 2017 IAAF World U18 Athletics Championships...
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11 Canadians make Track & Field News 2016 World Rankings

Women Brianne Theisen-Eaton – Heptathlon (3rd) Melissa Bishop – 800m (4th) Christabel Nettey – Long Jump (9th) Complete list....
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Race Walk West Falls Short of Total World Domination; Settles for Finishing at Provincial Cross Country Championships

Many an international race walker, after having been introduced to a stranger, has experienced a similar reaction, along the...
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Marathon criteria – 2017 IAAF World Championships

Qualifying period: Sept 1, 2016 – May 31, 2017 Number of Athletes: A maximum of three athletes per event...
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2015 Athletics Canada Road Running Survey Report

The 2015 Athletics Canada Road Running Survey Report provides information on the Canadian road running population regarding their demographics,...
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Rio 2016 medallists

Paralympic Games Gold – Brent Lakatos, T53 100m Gold – Michelle Stilwell, T52 100m Gold – Michelle Stilwell, T52...
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Michelle Stilwell wins gold, men’s 4x400m take bronze

Michelle Stilwell of Parksville, B.C., won gold in the T52 wheelchair 100-metres in a Paralympic Games record of 19.42...
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Men’s 4x400m Relay advances to final at Paralympic Games

Brent Lakatos of Dorval, Que., will get a shot at a fourth medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games. Lakatos,...
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Brent Lakatos wins Bronze in close photo finish; Guillaume Ouellet 4th

Brent Lakatos of Dorval, Que., won his third medal at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, and his sixth Paralympic...
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Roy & Lakatos each advance to Paralympic finals

With a fifth place finish in her section of the women’s T54 wheelchair 5000-metres, Diane Roy of Sherbrooke, Que.,...
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Dunkerley / Karanja 5th, Diane Roy 6th and Austin Smeenk advances to final

Austin Smeenk of Oakville, Ont., qualified for the final of the T34 (wheelchair) 800-metres with a time of 1:47.61,...
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Day 5 wrap: Le Jean 4th, Smeenk 6th, Roy advances to final

Pam Le Jean of Cape Breton, N.S., finished fourth today at the Paralympic Games in the F53 (seated) shot...
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Brent Lakatos wins silver in 400m, Liam Stanley silver in 1500m

The Canadian athletics team recorded a pair of podiums in the morning session of day four of competition at...
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Michelle Stilwell wins gold; Mitchell Chase finishes 4th

Day three at the Paralympic Games saw another gold medal for the Canadian athletics team, a fourth place finish...
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Brent Lakatos wins gold; Alister McQueen takes silver

Canada won its first two medals in athletics competition at the Paralympic Games today, both podium performances coming within...
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Brent Lakatos sets Paralympic Record, races in final tonight

Brent Lakatos of Dorval, Que., the World Record holder in the T53 classification wheelchair 100-metres, advanced to the final...
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Ilana Dupont 8th, Kevin Strybosch 9th on day 1 of Paralympic Games

Ilana Dupont of Saskatoon, Sask., placed eighth in the women’s T53 classification wheelchair 100-metres today at the Paralympic Games...
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Athletics Canada ends Olympic Games with 6 podiums, places 8th in IAAF Table

The Games have come to a close in Rio de Janeiro with Canada finishing eighth on the IAAF Placing Table,...
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Melissa Bishop and women’s 4×400-metres finish 4th

Melissa Bishop of Eganville, Ont., ran a Canadian record time of 1:57.02 to finish 4th in the women’s 800m...
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Men’s 4x100m win Bronze; Evan Dunfee finishes 4th in 50km race walk

The men’s 4×100-metres quartet of Akeem Haynes from Calgary, Alta., Aaron Brown from Toronto, Ont., Brendon Rodney of Hamilton,...
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Statement from Evan Dunfee on today’s 50km race walk

What a day, 4th place at the Olympics in a new National Record. I couldn’t be more proud of...
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Andre De Grasse wins Silver; Damian Warner bronze; Bishop and Brannen into finals

Andre De Grasse of Markham, Ont., won silver in the 200-metres in a time of 20.02 behind Jamaica’s Usain...
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Damian Warner 3rd after day 1 of decathlon; Andre De Grasse sets CR to advance to 200m final

Andre De Grasse of Markham, Ont., ran a Canadian record of 19.80 in semi-final 2 of the 200-metres going...
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Derek Drouin wins Olympic High Jump Gold; Cabral 6th in 110mH Final

Derek Drouin of Corunna, Ont., won Olympic gold in the high jump with a best jump of 2.38-metres, equalling...
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Day 5 morning wrap up: Ahbe into pole vault final; 6 others advance

Kelsie Ahbe came through with a big performance to qualify for the women’s pole vault final. Ahbe jumped a...
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Matt Hughes advances to 3000m steeplechase final; Cabral, Montcalm and Watson advance

In the morning session Matthew Hughes of Oshawa, Ont., qualified for the men’s 3000-metres steeplechase final with a time...
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Andre De Grasse wins 100m bronze; Derek Drouin advances to high jump final

Andre De Grasse of Markham, Ont., won bronze in the men’s 100m final in a personal best time of...
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Day 3 athletics wrap

Morning wrap Women’s marathon Lanni Marchant, 24th, 2:33:08 “I’m happy with it, I tried to stay as conservative as...
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Brianne Theisen-Eaton wins bronze; Barber, De Grasse, Lalonde and Muir advance

Brianne Theisen-Eaton of Humboldt, Sask. gutted it out on day two of the heptathlon and came all the way...
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Brandon McBride, Nicole Sifuentes advance; Brianne Theisen-Eaton in 6th

Rio de Janeiro – Brandon McBride from Windsor, Ont., and Nicole Sifuentes of Winnipeg, Man., advanced on day one...
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Athletics Canada announces Kim Hyacinthe will not run in 2016 Rio Olympic Games

Due to injury, Kim Hyacinthe of Terrebonne, Que., will not make the trip to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games....
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Athletics Canada nominates 24 athletes to Team Canada for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

  Athletics Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee have announced the nomination of 24 athletes for selection to Team...
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Media Advisory: Canadian Rio 2016 athletics team to hold media availability

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 — RIO DE JANEIRO — The Canadian Rio 2016 athletics team to hold media availability tomorrow. Media...
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Get your picks in for the Rio Olympic Prediction Contest

Enter the Athletics Canada Rio Olympic Prediction Contest exclusively through the Athletics Canada app: Apple / Android. The Rio...
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Rio, Here Comes Canada Track and Field

Opening ceremonies today, #athletics starts next Friday. Here’s a look at how the #can track & field team is...
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Pamela LeJean, Becky Richter featured in ParaTough campaign

The Canadian Paralympic Committee released today their Rio 2016 brand campaign the ParaTough Training Series. Athletics Canada is pleased...
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Xahria Santiago wins bronze at World U20 Champs

Xahria Santiago of Ajax, Ont., won bronze today at the 2016 IAAF World under 20 Championships in the 400-metre...
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Canadians to watch at the IAAF World under 20 Championships

Updated daily – all times listed in Eastern Time Watch free live webcast on AthleticsCanada.tv Live results July 22...
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World u20 Championships coverage on AthleticsCanada.tv begins tomorrow

Watch exclusive (Canada only) live coverage of the 2016 World under-20 Championships on AthleticsCanada.tv beginning tomorrow (July 19) at...
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Athletics Canada Team Nominated for Rio 2016

TORONTO (July 11, 2016) – On Monday, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Athletics Canada named the 65 athletes...
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Notice to potential Rio team members (athletes & staff)

We are getting very close to the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. It is only...
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Attention athletes, meet your 2016 Athletics Canada Athlete’s Council

The Athletics Canada Athletes’ Council has recently announced its newest members. The purpose of the council is to represent...
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Watch the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships on AthleticsCanada.tv

Athletics Canada is happy to announce that the 2016 IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships will be streamed live...
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Rio Tracking List / Suivi des performances pour Rio

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Newman sets Canadian Record; Steacy and Suttie hit Olympic standards

Canadian athletes performed very well this weekend punctuated by a Canadian Record of 4.60m in the women’s pole vault...
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Canada 4x100m runs 38.11, sets World Lead at Florida Relays

  Canada 4x100m sets 38.11 WL Canada sets 4x100m World Lead of 38.11 at Florida Relays Posted by Athletics...
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Athletics Canada unveils national team kit

Athletics Canada is proud to unveil today the Nike track and field kit that will be worn at the...
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Athletics Canada names team for 2016 IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships

Athletics Canada named four athletes today that will compete at the 2016 IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships May...
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Watch the IAAF World Half Marathon Champs on ACtv

Athletics Canada is pleased to announce that it has acquired the rights to broadcast the 2016 IAAF Half Marathon...
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Brianne Theisen-Eaton World Indoor Champion; Angela Whyte 5th and Ahmed advances to final

Portland, Oregon, USA – Brianne Theisen-Eaton of Humboltd, Sask., provided the defining moment today at the 2016 IAAF World...
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Pictures – 2016 World Indoor Champs

Posted by Athletics Canada on Thursday, March 17, 2016
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Shawn Barber finishes 4th at IAAF World Indoor Championships

Portland, Oregon, USA – Shawn Barber, the reigning pole vault outdoor World Champion, placed fourth today in Portland at...
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Athletics Canada Paralympic Development Program offers competition opportunity

Athletics Canada is pleased to announce an opportunity to compete at the IPC Grand Prix Desert Challenge Meet in...
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Team named for 2016 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships

Athletics Canada named six athletes today that will represent Canada at the 2016 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in...
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Barber, Theisen-Eaton headline World Indoor Championships team

Team Canada World Indoor Championships Hub OTTAWA – Today Athletics Canada named fourteen athletes that will wear the maple leaf...
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MacDougall and Ghazarian go 1-2 at Panamerican Cross Country Cup

Caraballeda, Venezuela – Canada’s Branna MacDougall of Kingston, Ont., (21:31.33) and Madelaine Ghazarian of Cambridge, Ont., (21:31.72) went first...
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2016 Pan Am Cross Country Cup

Caraballeda, Venezuela March 4 Live results  Name Hometown Personal Coach Club Branch Junior Women         Jennie Baragar-Petrash...
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Marchant and Hofbauer lead Canada to win at inaugural NACAC 10k Championships

San Juan, Puerto Rico – Lanni Marchant of London, Ont., and Trevor Hofbauer of Calgary, Alta., combined to earn...
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Shawn Barber reaches new heights, youngest ever over 6.00-metres

On Friday evening at a meet in Reno, Nevada Shawn Barber became the youngest athlete to jump over 6.00-metres...
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Glenroy Gilbert to lead Power Speed Events and Relays

Athletics Canada announced today that Glenroy Gilbert of Ottawa, Ont., has been hired to lead Power Speed Events and...
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Athletics Canada to field team at 2016 NACAC 10 km Road Race Cup

Athletics Canada is pleased to announce today that one women and one man will represent Athletics Canada at the 2016...
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Watch Rachel Hannah receive her Pan Am marathon bronze medal

Watch the full ceremony here. Saturday Rachel Hannah received her Pan Am medal and was serenaded by the attending...
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Athletics Canada now accepting nominations for Annual Awards and Hall of Fame Class of 2016

Athletics Canada is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Annual Awards and induction to the Hall of Fame Class...
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Roberts wins discus bronze; Canada ends IPC Worlds with 11 medals

Doha, Qatar – The 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Athletics Championships came to a close today with Jason...
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Dobson and Chase set Canadian 1500-metres records at IPC Worlds

Doha, Qatar – A pair of Canadians established national records today at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Athletics...
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Canada closes day 8 of IPC Worlds in golden fashion

Doha, Qatar – Brent Lakatos of Dorval, Que., and Guillaume Ouellet of Victoriaville, Que., each won gold on day...
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Pam LeJean, Brent Lakatos each earn silver on Day 6 of IPC Worlds

Doha, Qatar – Canada added two silver medals on day six of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics World...
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Dunkerley and Foessel add to Canada’s medal tally on Day 5 of IPC World Athletics Championships

Doha, Qatar – Canada added to its medal count on day five of the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC)...
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Brent Lakatos earns second gold of 2015 IPC World Championships

Doha, Qatar – Three days removed from victory in the T53 100-metres, Brent Lakatos of Dorval, Que., added another...
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Richter throws further than her Championship record, claims bronze in the club throw

Doha, Qatar – Becky Richter of Saskatoon, Sask., earned bronze in the women’s T51 club throw today on day...
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McLachlan, Papaconstantinou, I. Dupont, and Frotten earn spots in finals

Doha, Qatar – Day two of the 2015 IPC World Championships featured a number of Canadian athletes contesting qualification...
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Brent Lakatos wins gold, Ness Murby silver on day 1 of IPC World Championships

Doha, Qatar – Brent Lakatos of Dorval, Que., got the Canadian team off to a roaring start at the...
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2015 IPC World Championships begin Thursday in Doha, Qatar

Doha, Qatar – The 2015 International Paralympic Committee World Athletics Championships begin Thursday October 22 in Doha, Qatar. The Canadian...
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Selection criteria for 2016 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships

Following last week’s announcement that a team of three women and three men will represent Canada at the 2016...
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Athletics Canada names Jeff Huntoon East Hub lead coach

Athletics Canada announced today a restructuring of the East High Performance Hub in Toronto, Ont. The restructure sees Jeff...
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Athletics Canada to field team at 2016 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships

Athletics Canada is pleased to announce today that three women and three men will represent Canada at the 2016...
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Athletics Canada names team for 2015 IPC World Championships

October 5 edit – Unfortunately due to injuries Michelle Stilwell and Wes Vick have been removed from the team. Leah Robinson...
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Pan Am Games, World Championships & historical slide shows

Check out the slide shows put together by long time Athletics Canada photographer Claus Andersen. Claus has been to,...
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Best showing ever at the IAAF World Championships

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Derek Drouin crowned high jump World Champion on final day of 2015 IAAF World Championships

Beijing, China – Derek Drouin of Corunna, Ont., capped off Canada’s best World Championships with a gold medal in...
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Melissa Bishop and Damian Warner win silver; Men’s 4x100m take bronze

Beijing, China – Melissa Bishop of Eganville, Ont., and Damian Warner of London, Ont., each won silver medals and...
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Derek Drouin and Elizabeth Gleadle advance to finals; Damian Warner in silver medal position after day 1 of decathlon

Christabel Nettey 4th in long jump final  Beijing, China – On day seven of the 2015 IAAF World Championships...
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Bishop sets Canadian record to advance to 800m final; Nettey advances to long jump final

Holder, George and Philibert-Thiboutot into semis Beijing, China – It was another great day for Team Canada at the...
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Mohammed Ahmed advances to final, six more advance to semis at IAAF Worlds

Beijing, China – Canada had a strong day on the track at the 2015 IAAF World Championships highlited by...
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Brendon Rodney of Brampton advances to 200m semis in Beijing

Beijing, China – It was a light day for Canada at the 2015 IAAF World Championships with only three...
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Shawn Barber crowned World Champion in pole vault on day 3

Shawn Barber of Toronto, Ont., won Canada’s first World Championship gold medal since Perdita Felicien accomplished the feat in...
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Brianne Theisen-Eaton wins silver; Andre De Grasse and Ben Thorne take bronze on day 2 of IAAF Worlds

Athletics Canada World Championships info hub Today was Canada’s best day ever at the IAAF World Championships. Ben Thorne...
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2015 IAAF World Championships photos

Posted by Athletics Canada on Saturday, August 22, 2015
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Canadian highlights from day 1 of IAAF World Championships: Barber, Brown, De Grasse, Hughes advance; Theisen-Eaton in 4th

Canada got off to a fast start at the 2015 IAAF World Championships with Shawn Barber of Toronto, Ont.,...
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Athletics Canada congratulates Abby Hoffman, David Weicker and Thelma Wright on IAAF election

On the eve of competition at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, Athletics Canada congratulates Abby Hoffman,...
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Follow Team Canada at the IAAF World Championships on Twitter

Tweets from https://twitter.com/AthleticsCanada/lists/2015-iaaf-worlds
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Canada enters IAAF Worlds with 12 ranked top 10

The 2015 IAAF World Championships begin Saturday in Beijing, China with Canada fielding 12 entries in the top ten...
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Alexandre Dupont and Brent Lakatos each win 3rd gold medals of Parapan Am Games

The Canadian track and field team won eight medals on the final day of athletics competition at the Parapan...
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Dupont, Lakatos and Whitehouse golden on day 4 of athletics at the Parapan Am Games

Alexandre Dupont of Clarenceville, Que., Brent Lakatos of Dorval, Que., and Kyle Whitehouse of St. Catherines, Ont., delivered golden...
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Brown, Chase, Dupont, Foessel, LeJean, Ouellet, Roberts win Gold; T53 800m final to be re-run

Canada threw a 1-2 punch with Jennifer Brown of Calgary and Renee Foessel of Mississauga, Ont., exchanging gold/silver placings,...
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Canada wins seven more medals on second day of competition at the Parapan Am Games

The Canadian track & field team has increased their medal count at the Parapan Am Games to a total of 15...
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Para-Athletics wins eight medals on first day of competition at the Parapan Am Games

Canada’s athletics team crashed through the doors at the Parapan American Games on Monday with six gold medals.  Becky...
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Athletics competition begins today at the Parapan Am Games

Athletics competition at the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games starts today, and things get serious in a hurry with...
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Athletics Canada Para-Athletics Development Program To Host Eastern Development Camp

Athletics Canada is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a Talent Development Camp November 20-22, 2015 in...
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Canada wins 10 medals at 2015 Panamerican Junior Championships

Complete results Complete Canadian results Gold  Kendra Clarke – 400m – 52.55 Charlotte Prouse – 3000m SC – 10:12.44 ...
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Athletics Canada nominates 38 athletes to Canadian Paralympic Committee for Parapan Am Games

Today Athletics Canada nominated 38 athletes to the Canadian Paralympic Committee for nomination to the 2015 Parapan Am Games....
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Athletics Canada statement on IAAF invitations

This year the IAAF is providing a separate opportunity to qualify for the World Championships through invitation.  Invitations to...
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Panamerican Junior Championships begin Friday in Edmonton

The 18th edition of the Panamerican Junior Championships starts Friday in Edmonton with Canada fielding a team of 63...
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Athletics Canada records best-ever Pan Am Games

The Canadian track and field team took full advantage of a supportive and vocal home crowd to win a...
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Derek Drouin wins high jump gold, Mike Mason takes silver

Watch Derek’s winning jump BREAKING: Canadian Derek Drouin wins gold in high jump with a height of 2.37m #CBCPanAm...
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Canada women’s 4x400m wins bronze

BREAKING: Canada wins bronze in the women's 4x400m relay. USA Wins gold #CBCPanAm http://t.co/jpZoIwMsy9 — CBC Sports (@cbcsports) July...
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Men’s 4x100m wins gold in new Pan Am record; DQ’ed 2-hours after the race

BREAKING: Canada wins gold in the men’s 4x100m relay, setting a Pan Am record then gets DQ’ed #CBCPanAm http://t.co/i1qlfEKzHq —...
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Watch women’s 4x100m win bronze

BREAKING: Canada wins bronze in the women’s 4x100m relay. USA wins gold and sets a Pan Am record #CBCPanAm...
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Nicole Sifuentes & Sasha Gollish win silver & bronze in 1500m

Watch the exciting finish BREAKING: Canadians Nicole Sifuentes and Sasha Gollish win silver and bronze in the women’s 1500m...
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Canada wins five more medals; De Grasse completes sprint double

Canada elevated its track and field medal haul at the Pan Am Games to 20 on Friday; Andre De...
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Damian Warner wins decathlon gold, Lanni Marchant bronze in the 10000m

Damian Warner won gold in the decathlon with a total score of 8659 points, establishing a new Pan Am...
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Andre De Grasse and Melissa Bishop win gold; Sarah Wells takes silver

Andre De Grasse and Melissa Bishop won gold in the men’s 100-metres and women’s 800-metres respectively and Sarah Wells...
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What’s on tap – Thursday Canadian event schedule

10:05am – Men’s 110mH – Heat 1, DecathlonPatrick Arbour 10:12am – Men’s 110mH – Heat 2, DecathlonDamian Warner 10:25am...
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Canada takes 8 medals on “Terrific Tuesday”

The Canadian track and field team stepped on the brand new track today at Pan Am Games Stadium and...
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Pan Am Games photo gallery

Posted by Athletics Canada on Tuesday, July 21, 2015
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Elizabeth Gleadle and Shawn Barber win Pan Am Gold

Complete results Elizabeth Gleadle called for the home crowd support on her last throw and launched a 62.83m missile to...
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28 athletes in action Tuesday at the Pan Am Games

Tuesday July 21 Men’s long jump qualification – 10:00 a.m.Jharyl Bowry – Mississauga, ONStevens Dorcelus – Montreal, QC Women’s...
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Athletics Canada names team for IAAF World Championships

August 14 edit: Charles Philibert-Thiboutot and Nate Brannen were added to the team in the men’s 1500m. Brannen turned...
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Evan Dunfee and Inaki Gomez go 1-2 at Pan Am Games

Evan Dunfee (gold) and Inaki Gomez (silver) have won Canada’s first track and field medals at the Pan Am...
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Athletics competition underway at the Pan Am Games

Canada is at the top of the medal standings one week into the Pan Am Games and now the...
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Athletics Canada names team for 2015 Panamerican Junior Championships

Athletics Canada is proud to name today a roster of 63 athletes to compete at the 2015 Panamerican Junior...
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Athletics Canada announces NACAC Senior Championships Team

Athletics Canada announced today the team that will compete at the second North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC)...
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Thorne, Crew & Stafford stand on podium at FISU

FISU athletics schedule / results  Ben Thorne won Canada’s first track and field medal at FISU (Summer Universiade) taking...
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Brent Lakatos & Becky Richter featured in CPC #ParaTough campaign

Wheelchair racer Brent Lakatos talks about his story, his inspiration and the dedication and competitiveness needed to be one...
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Video: Canada’s next generation of track and field superstars

Watch The National’s segment about Canada’s next generation of track and field superstars
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Athletics Canada names team for 2015 IAAF World Youth Championships

Athletics Canada is pleased to unveil the team that will compete at the 2015 IAAF World Youth Championships in...
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Athletics Canada makes adjustments to Pan Am Games nominations

Following a meeting by the National Team Committee, the following decisions were made regarding Pan Am Games nominations: Lucas...
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Canadian Athletics team nominated for Toronto 2015 Pan American Games

90 Canadian track and field athletes to represent Canada at the Pan Am Games Athletics Canada and the Canadian...
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The race to the Pan Am Games — and the pain it takes to make it

The journey to the Pan Am Games for some of Canada’s fastest athletes has been filled with hardships, self-doubt...
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Andre De Grasse completes sprint double at NCAA Championships

Andre De Grasse from Markham, Ont., has won the men’s 100m and 200m titles at the 2015 NCAA Championships....
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Levins, Nettey and Theisen-Eaton set Canadian Records

The weekend saw three more Canadian records as Cam Levins (10,000m), Christabel Nettey (long jump) and Brianne Theisen-Eaton set...
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Athletics Canada nominates 41 athletes to Summer Universiade (FISU) Team

boAthletics Canada nominates 41 athletes today to the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) 2015 Summer Universiade (FISU) team that will...
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Chiba Ekiden cancelled

According to Japan Running News, the Japanese national governing body for athletics has cancelled the Chiba Ekiden Road Relay event....
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Glenroy Gilbert to lead men’s 4x100m program

Athletics Canada announced today that Glenroy Gilbert of Ottawa, Ont., will lead the men’s 4×100-metres relay program effective immediately...
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Standards tracking

Click the following link to see national team standards tracking for the following teams: 2015 IAAF World Youth Championships...
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Andre De Grasse smashes 200m Canadian record

Yesterday in the prelims of the NCAA Pac-12 Conference Championships, Andre De Grasse annihilated the Canadian record in the...
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Athletics Canada to honour Daundre Barnaby

Athletics Canada announced today that Daundre Barnaby, the Olympic runner who passed away suddenly March 27, will be honoured...
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Barber, Knight, Wodak set new Canadian records

Along with the women’s 4×100-metres relay Canadian record in the Bahamas, three additional Canadian records, and a number of...
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Women’s 4x100m & 4x400m qualify for 2016 Olympic Games

Athletics Canada’s weekend at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas was highlighted with a fourth place finish and...
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Canada names preliminary order for Olympic Relay Qualifier

Athletics Canada has named the preliminary orders for this weekend’s 2015 IAAF World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas. Canada will...
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Athletics Canada announces 2016 Olympic Games Qualification Standards

Athletics Canada announced today the qualification standards for the 2016 Olympic Games. The Athletics Canada National Team Committee unanimously...
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Athletics Canada names team for IAAF World Relays

Athletics Canada named 25 athletes today to the team that will compete May 2-3 at the IAAF World Relays...
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Mike Forgrave, 1957 – 2015

The track and field community mourns the loss of former national team member Mike Forgrave. Most recently known as...
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Jenna Martin-Evans excited about Aileen Meagher ITC

Jenna Martin-Evans, 400-metres specialist, and a London 2012 Olympian is excited at the prospect of returning home to compete...
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Jillian Drouin named female Athlete Representative

Jillian Drouin has been appointed by acclamation to the position of Female Athlete Representative on the Athletics Canada Board...
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Video: Barber breaks Canadian outdoor pole vault record

Shawn Barber’s 2015 record setting tour continued this weekend in Austin, Texas. Winning the Elite section of the men’s pole...
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Hannah and Knight lead Canada at 2015 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

Guiyang, China – Rachel Hannah and Justyn Knight each finished in twenty-fifth place at today’s International Association of Athletics...
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Athletics Canada mourns the loss of Daundre Barnaby

It is with heavy hearts that Athletics Canada announces the passing of national team athlete Daundre Barnaby of Brampton,...
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Team Canada preps for World Cross Country Championships

Twenty-three Canadians will travel to Guiyang, China for the 41st International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Cross Country...
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National Team Committee and Head Coach role adjustments

Athletics Canada announced today adjustments to the Head Coach position and to the composition of the National Team Committee....
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2015 Chiba Ekiden Selection Criteria

Athletics Canada has released the team selection criteria for the 2015 Chiba Ekiden.   Click here to view. -AC-
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Justyn Knight and Junior Women win gold at APA Pan Am Cross Country Cup

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia – Justyn Knight of Vaughan, Ont., and the Canadian junior women’s team braved warm weather conditions to...
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Karine Belleau-Béliveau Q&A – 2015 Hershey Canadian Indoor Championships

The 2015 Hershey Canadian Indoor Championships take place February 20 to 22 in Montreal, Que. The Hershey Canadian Indoor...
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AC names athletes for 2015 World XC Championships and Panamerican XC

Athletics Canada today named twenty-three athletes who will compete at both the IAAF World Cross Country Championships and Panamerican...
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Best Ever Finish for Team Canada at 2014 International Chiba Ekiden

Team Canada recorded their best ever finish today at the International Chiba Ekiden in Japan. The mixed gender relay...
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ATHLETICS CANADA EAST AND WEST HUBS PREPPING ATHLETES FOR INTERNATIONAL SUCCESS

Athletics Canada’s East (Toronto, Ont.) and West (Victoria, B.C.) High Performance Hubs are now fully operational as current and...
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Men’s 4x100m relay win World Championship bronze; Women’s 4x100m 6th

Moscow – The men’s 4×100-metres relay team won bronze today at the 2013 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)...
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Athletics Canada names 46 to 2013 IAAF World Championship Team

Ottawa – Athletics Canada is pleased to officially name today the 46 athletes who will represent Canada at the...
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IPC Athletics World Championship comes to an end; Canada wins 15 medals

Lyon, France – The International Paralympic Committe (IPC) Athletics World Championship came to an end today in Lyon, France...
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64 athletes qualify for IAAF World Championship team and IPC World Championship team

Moncton, NB – The 2013 Canadian Track and Field Championship wrapped up today at Moncton Stadium in Moncton, N.B.,...
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Diane Roy 7th in marathon on final day of Paralympic Games

London, UK- Canada’s track and field team recorded another top eight performance on this the final day of competition at...
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Dylan Wykes finishes 20th in marathon; track and field team enjoys best showing since 1996

London, UK– Athletics Canada’s objectives coming in to the 2012 Olympic Games were to improve on Beijing’s showing of...
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Athletics Canada nominates five more to Olympic Games team

OTTAWA – Athletics Canada announced five additional nominees today to the 2012 Olympic Games team. Daundre Barnaby of Brampton,...
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Athletics Canada nominates 26 athletes to Paralympic Games; 41 to Olympic Games

Calgary – Athletics Canada announced today the athletes that have been put forth to the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC)...
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