AOXC 2018 in the Books

Snow, mud and spikes, oh my! A frosty start to the morning led to some very muddy conditions yesterday. As the day progressed and the sun shone we saw some tremendous performances and very close finishes. We are extremely proud of all of our athletes and it was an amazing end to the 2018 season.  […]

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Nov. 11: Provincial Cross Country Championships

The 2018 Athletics Ontario Cross Country Championships will kick off this weekend, Sunday November 11, at 9:00 AM. We are so excited to have so many athletes registered to compete. A link to the event’s Live Results will be available on our homepage for the duration of the event. That will go live on Sunday […]

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Notice of 2018 AO Annual General Meeting

Please consider this the official notice for the 2018 Athletics Ontario Annual General Meeting. This event has been scheduled to take place on Sunday, November 18, 2018, at the Canadian Sport Institute of Ontario. Following is the official notice, which includes information to submit motions, to be discussed at the event: Notice of 2018 Annual General […]

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Volunteers Needed for World Masters Athletics Toronto 2020 Championships

Volunteers are needed to deliver an outstanding World Masters Athletics Toronto 2020 Championship!  We are currently seeking experienced individuals to lead various functional areas within WMA TO2020’s Administration and Event Support Services. Many of these leadership positions do not require direct experience in Athletics. We seek enthusiastic volunteers with a passion for sport and across […]

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Ottawa Lions Mourn the Loss of Former Coach

A Come and Go Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at Rosthern Station Arts Centre, 701 Railway Ave., Rosthern, SK, for John Fitzgerald, a former coach with the club who passed away suddenly on Friday at the age of 67. Fitzgerald spent more than two decades working with Lions […]

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Athletics Ontario 20km Road Race Walk Championships

The 2018 Athletics Ontario Road Race Walk Championships took place this past Saturday, October 13, 2018, at Merritt Island Park in Welland, ON. It was a cool day, with a bit of sunshine making an appearance throughout the day. Senior Men’s 20k Race Walk It certainly was an exciting day! Long time race winner Jianping […]

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Cannabis in Sport: Still Prohibited

As of today, the Government of Canada has legalized and will regulate the use of cannabis. Athletics Canada has already issued a statement reminding Canadian athletes that they are still subject to the Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP), and under this, the use of cannabis is still banned. The substance will continue to be prohibited and […]

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Notice of Opportunity to Join the Athletics Ontario Board

The Athletics Ontario Board provides strategic leadership to the association by committing to excellence in governance while supporting AO’s mission, vision and values for optimum achievement of its goals and mandate. AO is seeking a unique mix of experience, expertise and individual competency that will assist the Board with fulfilling its governance role while focusing […]

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2018 Awards Gala and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The 2018 Awards Gala and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony took place Saturday September 29, at the Chelsea Hotel in Toronto, ON. The evening began with our VIP Hall of Fame event, where we were honoured to have so many members join us in celebration of these tremendous inductees. Our eight Hall of Fame Inductees […]

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Run Jump Throw Wheel Course: September 29-30

The Ottawa Lions will be hosting a Run Jump Throw Wheel Coaching Clinic on Saturday & Sunday September 29th – 30th. The education page on the Ottawa Lions website has a printable registration page or link to the online registration on Trackie. If you have any questions, contact Richard Johnston, by email: or phone: 613-247-4886

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