July 27, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, Ontario – July 27, 2017 The 2017 Bantam Midget Youth Championships are set to take place this weekend (Saturday July 29 – Sunday July 30) at Terry Fox Stadium at Chinguacousy Park.  With nearly 1,000 athletes competing for medals, and over 1,800 entries, this event is going to […]

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North American Indigenous Games 2017 Highlights

The 2017 North American Indigenous Games came to an end last week, as the closing ceremony took place on Saturday July 22nd. Congratulations to all athletes who competed and represented their respected region.  Throughout the games Team Ontario had many stand out performances.  With 38 podium finishes, Team Ontario was very successful throughout the games and embodied […]

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World Para Athletics Championships 2017 Highlights

The World Para Athletics Championships came to an end this past weekend.  They were an exciting 10 days and our Ontario athletes put on some stellar performances.  Of the nine Canadian medals earned, we had one Ontario athlete bring home a medal. Jason Dunkerley, who ran in the T11 1500m, ran a season best time […]

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University of Ottawa Research Study

Dr. Marijke Taks of the University of Ottawa and her research team are asking people “What makes track and field something that people want to do?” This project is part of a larger study in which the team is attempting to develop strategies to help local organizations leverage major sporting events to increase participation in […]

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Officials Comprehensive Clinic: Saturday September 16

Athletes, parents, coaches and track and field fans! Are you looking to get involved and give back to our sport? Consider becoming an Official…Come to our Officials Comprehensive Clinic on Saturday September 16 at the Toronto Track & Field Centre… you will learn from experienced Officials about some of the requirements to become certified, in […]

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Bantam Midget Youth Championships: July 29-30

Bantam Midget Youth Championships The Bantam Midget Youth Championships are set to take place on July 29-30 in Brampton. For more information regarding registration and appropriate contacts, click here The BMY deadline for Entry is July 24, at 11:59 pm EST. $25/ Individual event entry $35/ relay team Coaches must fill out relay declaration forms […]

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15 Ontario Athletes Heading to the Youth Commonwealth Games

2017 Youth Commonwealth Games In early May, Athletics Canada named 24 athletes to the team that is competing at the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games, beginning today. These Games will run through July 23, and are taking place in the Bahamas. We want to wish the best of luck to the 15 athletes on that team […]

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Highlights from the 2017 Canadian Track and Field Championships

With the 2017 Canadian Track and Field Championships coming to an end yesterday, we want to congratulate all of the athletes who took part and gave it their all.  You can find a full list of results on Athletics Canada’s website: In the meantime, here are a few highlights from some of our athletes: Melissa […]

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2017 Athletics Canada Hall of Fame Inductees

Last night, Athletics Canada celebrated the induction of it’s newest Hall of Fame members. This included six members, four of which represent Ontario. Athletics Canada Hall of Fame Class of 2017 Glenroy Gilbert, Athlete (Ottawa) Jillian Richardson-Briscoe, Athlete (Mississauga) Thelma Wright, Athlete (Vancouver) Peter Manning, Coach (Belwood) Judy Armstrong, Builder (Kamloops) Andy McInnis, Builder (Ottawa) […]

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