Reminder: AO Awards Nomination Deadline is August 31st

The 2015 AO Awards Banquet is being held Saturday September 26 in Toronto! It will be a night to celebrate excellence in Athletics in Ontario. Nominations will be accepted for male and female athletes in all five age groups, for the following categories: Sprints/Hurdles, Distance, Throws, Jumps, and Combined Events. The deadline to nominate athletes […]

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Mohammed Ahmed Reinstated to Men’s 5000m Final

Canada’s Mohammed Ahmed has been reinstated to the men’s 5000m final at the IAAF World Track and Field Championships in Beijing after an appeal led to the reversal of his disqualification on Wednesday. The St. Catharines, Ontario native finished third in his heat, clocking 13:19.58 to earn an automatic qualifying spot. He was, however, subsequently disqualified for pushing […]

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Shawn Barber Wins Pole Vault Gold!

Shawn Barber was the only pole vaulter to clear 5.90m on his first attempt, and that was good enough for gold in a star-studded field inside Beijing’s Bird’s Nest Stadium. Shawn’s medal was, at the time, Canada’s fourth of the competition, but it was our country’s first ever in pole vault.

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Men’s 100m Final at the IAAF World Championships

And it’s a bronze for Andre De Grasse! After a superb 100m final, Andre ties at the finish line with Trayvon Bromell and earns a place on the podium! POS BIB ATHLETE MARK DETAIL REACTION TIME 1 620 Usain BOLT JAM 9.79 SB 0.159 2 1017 Justin GATLIN USA 9.80 0.165 3 997 Trayvon BROMELL USA 9.92 0.135 […]

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United Nations Association in Canada Pan Am Celebration

The United Nations Association recently hosted a Pan Am Celebration at the Nepean Sportsplex in Ottawa. The event was a fun, educational and athletic experience that successfully brought together over 160 kids! Events: Celebrated athletics and competition. Played Basketball, baseball, soccer and Track & Field. Learned about different cultures- groups were assigned a Pan Am […]

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IAAF World Championships Beijing

Following Canada’s huge success in the Toronto 2015 Pan-Am Games and the largest Parapan Am Games in history, many Ontario athletes are heading to Bejing for the 2015 IAAF World Championships Aug 22 to Aug 30.. Click here to see who will be competing

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Athletics Ontario announces 2015 Hall of Fame inductees

Athletics Ontario is pleased to announce the 2015 AO Hall of Fame inductees. The induction ceremony will take place at the Toronto Don Valley Hotel & Suites, during the Athletics Ontario Awards Gala, on Saturday September 26, 2015. The following are the 2015 HOF Inductees:

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