• January 27, 2022

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Kelsey Mitchell cycles to gold for Canada’s 24th medal of Tokyo Olympics

Kelsey Mitchell cycles to gold for Canada’s 24th medal of Tokyo Olympics

Track cyclist Kelsey Mitchell put an exclamation mark on Canada’s Olympics. The Sherwood Park, Alta., native won gold in the sprint event on Sunday in Tokyo, earning the country’s 24th medal of these Games. “My dream was…

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Andre De Grasse finally gets his golden moment at the Olympics

Andre De Grasse finally gets his golden moment at the Olympics

Perhaps the world’s next sprint star wasn’t so hard to find after all. He’s Andre De Grasse, the Canadian who ran his first sprint as a teen in baggy basketball shorts and borrowed spikes, and…

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De Grasse aims to carry over fast start to season in latest 100-metre race

De Grasse aims to carry over fast start to season in latest 100-metre race

Andre De Grasse would be the first to say an explosive start in the 100 metres hasn’t been his greatest strength in a successful sprint career, and hours spent poring over race footage during the pandemic…

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Canada’s Andre De Grasse opens season with a fast 9.99 in Florida

Canada’s Andre De Grasse opens season with a fast 9.99 in Florida

Canadian sprint star Andre De Grasse opened the outdoor season with a fast time on Saturday. The three-time Olympic medalist from Markham, Ont., ran 9.99 seconds in the 100 metres to finish second at the…

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Canadian wheelchair racer Brent Lakatos wins London Marathon

Canadian wheelchair racer Brent Lakatos wins London Marathon

Canada’s Brent Lakatos has controlled wheelchair racing’s sprint distances for the better part of a decade. On Sunday, the 40-year-old from Dorval, Que., pulled away from the field in a sprint finish down The Mall…

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Andre De Grasse victorious in return to track at ‘remote’ competition

Andre De Grasse victorious in return to track at ‘remote’ competition

Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse made a winning return to the track on Thursday. De Grasse posted a winning time of 9.69 seconds in the 100 yard event at a Weltklasse meet that was reduced…