A reminder to all athletes, coaches and club administrators that the AO registration/meet entry deadline for the 2013 Ontario Senior Combined Events Championships is 3:00 pm on Monday May 27. The Athletics Ontario Sr. C.E. Championships are taking place at the Terry Fox Athletic [...]
The minimum standards for selection to the Ontario team for the Canada Summer Games in Sherbrooke in August are now available. There is a correction to the time range permitted for setting minimum standards, the new dates being April 1, [...]
Alicia Smith, an athlete with London Western TFC, 2012 bronze medalist in the triple jump, and placed 4th at last year’s Toronto International Track & Field Games (TITFG), was the Week 5 winner of TITFG Trivia and won 2 tickets [...]
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OTTAWA – Eric Gillis of Antigonish, N.S., and Krista Duchene of Brampton, Ont., were crowned 2013 Canadian Half Marathon Champions today in Montreal, Quebec at the ScotiaBank 21k. “I came to race for the win today”, said Gillis. “Perfect weather [...]
A reminder to all athletes, coaches and club administrators that the AO registration/meet entry deadline for the 2013 Ontario Senior Combined Events Championships is 3:00 pm on Monday May 27. The Athletics Ontario Sr. C.E. Championships are taking place at the Terry Fox Athletic Facility in Ottawa, on Saturday June 1 and Sunday June 2, in conjunction with the Pan American Combined Events Cup. This event is hosted by the Ottawa Lions TFC. Read more »
We are now in the 7th week of TITFG Trivia. Do you know the answer to this week’s trivia question?: Which athlete competed in the Women’s Invitational at the 2011 TITFG? (Hint: on May 12, she won the Sporting Life 10km in Toronto).
The correct answer to the Week 6 Trivia question: Which athlete won the Gold medal in the Decathlon at the 2008 Olympic Games? (Hint: he won the “Triathlon” at the 2009 Festival of Excellence at Varsity Stadium in Toronto). Answer: Bryan Clay.
A new trivia question will be displayed each week from April 8th to June 7th. That’s 9 weekly draws! So, be sure to come back each week for your chance to win! Draws take place each Friday afternoon and the lucky winner will be announced on the Athletics Ontario web site the following Monday. TITFG Trivia Contest is open to Athletics Ontario members only!
Last year the 2012 The Toronto International Track & Field Games featured athletes from 13 countries and 18 Canadian Olympic Team members. With only 2 years away from the Pan Am Games in Toronto, athletes are gearing up and the TITFG is a major stop on the NTL circuit. Click now on the TITFG Trivia web banner and answer this week’s question for your chance to see International Track Stars live and up close!! For complete contest rules & regulations see link on entry page.
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The minimum standards for selection to the Ontario team for the Canada Summer Games in Sherbrooke in August are now available. There is a correction to the time range permitted for setting minimum standards, the new dates being April 1, 2012 to the conclusion of the CSG Trials meet in Windsor in late June. Also available are the “medal chance” performances in each event contested at the Games that will be used to assist the selectors of the team.
For the standards and selection guide sheet please click on the link below:
All trials events (including men’s and women’s 5000m), with the exception of the Heptathlon and Decathlon, will be conducted in Windsor on June 28-29-30 (400m semis and 5000m finals on the Friday night). The meet information on the Trials will be up on our website soon.
A reminder to coaches and athletes in the combined events that the deadline for declaring which one of three designated meets will be used as the Trials is Monday, May 27. See details in the Team Selection Criteria information sheet which is available by clicking on the link below:
For full details on the Canada Summer Games and how to qualify for the Ontario team in Athletics, please visit: http://athleticsontario.ca/team-ontario-canada-summer-games/
It is with a heavy heart that Athletics Canada learned today of the passing of Diana Stevens, Athletics Manitoba Executive Director.
“This is a very sad day for me as a friend and colleague of Diana,” said Rob Guy, Athletics Canada Chief Executive Officer. “I know how much of a void this is going to leave in her family as it was priority number one for her. My deepest condolences to her husband Tim, her son Joel, and her daughters Michelle and Janelle.” Read more »
Blair Evans, a PhD student at Wilfrid Laurier University is conducting a study involving Track athletes’ preferences and experiences with team settings.
Blair’s current study is being completed by Track athletes from all running events on University and Club teams from across Canada and you are invited to participate. The study is an online study (e.g., online questionnaire) and asks questions about the ways you view yourself and your feelings about possible team environments. To participate, you must be 17 years of age or older and you must have participated in a track running event within the past year. Read more »
Alicia Smith, an athlete with London Western TFC, 2012 bronze medalist in the triple jump, and placed 4th at last year’s Toronto International Track & Field Games (TITFG), was the Week 5 winner of TITFG Trivia and won 2 tickets to the 2013 Toronto International Track & Field Games, taking place on June 11 at the University of Toronto’s Varsity Stadium. Read more »
Athletics Ontario is excited to announce 8 free community events across Ontario, which will be used as qualifiers for their quest in “Finding Ontario’s Fastest Kid”. The Fastest Girl and Fastest Boy (must be Ontario residents), aged 11 and under (as of December 31, 2013) from each qualifier will get a spot in the finale, which will take place at the upcoming Toronto International Track & Field Games (TITFG), a spectacular evening of track & field taking place on June 11th at the University of Toronto’s Varsity Centre. The TITFG will also feature a series of high school events designed to showcase Ontario’s next generation of stars as part of over two hours of evening competition in front of over 4,000 fans.
To find out how get involved in the regional qualifiers for “Finding Ontario’s Fastest Kids, please visit: http://athleticsontario.ca/category/cisco-fastest-kid-in-ontario/
The selection criteria for the Ontario Canada Summer Games Team are now available. Please note that with the exception of the Heptathlon and Decathlon, selections will be based on performance at the Ontario Canada Games Trials meet in Windsor on June 29-30. In addition, athletes who will not be able to attend the Trials due to a conflict with the World Student (FISU) Games may be eligible for a limited number of “wild card” selections to the Canada Games Team. Read more »
Ofsaa has reverted to the one false start rule for all age groups in high school competitions for this year. Since this is contrary to IAAF/AC/AO rules, performances in all track events conducted under the ofsaa start rule will not be recognized by the IAAF, AC or AO for purposes of rankings, records, selection and entry standards, etc.