Shadd Ceres is keeping her options open

Shadd Ceres is keeping her options open

Trinity Shadd-Ceres is one of Canada’s top young track and field athletes, and arguably one of Team Ontario’s busiest at the Canada Summer Games. But track is only half of the 15-year-old’s athletic repertoire. While one of her goals is to eventually own the Canadian long jump record, she’s also an accomplished volleyball player who […]

Anguilla celebrates Zharnel Hughes’ gold at European Champs

Anguilla celebrates Zharnel Hughes’ gold at European Champs

Anguilla born athlete Zharnel Hughes is being celebrated on the island as he picked up his second individual title at the European Athletics Championships in Munich, Germany. Hughes won the men’s 200-metre sprint in a season’s best time of 20.07 seconds.  His fellow team Great Britain member,Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, placed second and Italian Filippo Tortu was […]

Trinidad and Tobago relay men receive Olympic gold 14 years later

It took 14 years, but the Trinidad and Tobago men’s 4×100-metre team who competed at the 2008 Beijing Olympics can now call themselves gold medalists. Richard Thompson, Marc Burns, Keston Bledman, Emmanuel Callender and Aaron Armstrong received their medals in a short Olympic medal reallocation ceremony at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, Tuesday. At […]

Damian Warner headlines Canada’s world athletics championships team 

Damian Warner headlines Canada’s world athletics championships team 

  Decathlete Dаmіаn Wаrnеr, ѕрrіntеr Andre Dе Grаѕѕе, аnd ѕhоt putter Sarah Mіttоn hеаdlіnе Cаnаdа’ѕ 54-mеmbеr tеаm heading tо the world trасk аnd fіеld championships іn Eugene, Orе. Mitton іѕ coming off a spectacular wееk that ѕаw her lаunсh a Canadian-record throw of 20.33 metres on Saturday at the nаtіоnаl championships іn Lаnglеу, B.C. аnd […]

De Grasse wins Oslo Diamond League 100

De Grasse wins Oslo Diamond League 100

Cаnаdа’ѕ Andre De Grasse арреаrѕ tо bе rоundіng іntо fоrm аt the реrfесt tіmе. Thе ѕіx-tіmе Olympic mеdаllіѕt frоm Mаrkhаm, Ont., rасеd tо victory in the 100 mеtrеѕ at thе Oslo Dіаmоnd Lеаguе on Thurѕdау, сrоѕѕіng іn a ѕеаѕоn’ѕ best 10.05 ѕесоndѕ dеѕріtе rаіnу соndіtіоnѕ. Britain’s Rеесе Prescod wаѕ ѕесоnd іn 10.06, while Akаnа Simbine […]

Aaron Brown and Andre De Grasse reach podium as Diamond League season opens

Aaron Brown and Andre De Grasse reach podium as Diamond League season opens

Canadian sprinter Aaron Brown won silver in the 200-metre final in Diamond League action, while fellow Canuck Andre De Grasse took bronze at the meet in Gateshead, England, on Sunday. Brown, from Toronto, finished with a time of 20.79 seconds, while De Grasse, a native of Markham, Ont., finished in 20.85 seconds. U.S. sprinter Kenneth […]

Jamaica finishes NACAC championships in Toronto with 21 medals

Jamaica finishes NACAC championships in Toronto with 21 medals

Jamaican athletes Fredrick Dacres and Shanieka Ricketts both set  records at the North American Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) Senior Championships at  the Varsity Stadium in Toronto on the weekend Dacres threw 68.47m to lead a Jamaican first and second place finish in the men’s discus throw as Traves Smikle took second, while […]