Olympics

All written and video content about the Olympic Games

As good as gold: Derek Drouin, 2016 Rio Olympic Games Champion

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Maracana Stadium is a long way from kindergarten class and a makeshift basement high jump pit in small-town...

Olympic men’s marathon preview: Who will give Kipchoge a run for his money?

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Obviously, the first pick to win the 2016 Rio Olympic men’s marathon for many, will be Kenya’s Eliud...

Nicole Sifuentes fails to move on in stacked 1500-metre field

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Winnipeg’s Nicole Sifuentes gave it her all today in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games 1500-metre semi-final race, but...

Andre the Giant: De Grasse comes from behind to take Olympic bronze in the...

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse won the bronze medal during his first Olympic games today in the 2016...

Canadian report from day two of athletics at Rio Olympics

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Heptathlon Canada’s Brianne Theisen-Eaton went into the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with the goal of winning the gold medal...

Victoria’s Liam Stanley is Rio bound with world number two ranking

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Victoria’s Liam Stanley is off to Rio to compete in the 2016 Paralympic Games. Stanley will compete in...

Day one in Athletics for Canada: World record in 10,000-metres, McBride advances in 800-metre...

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated Canada’s Brandon McBride won his heat (6/7) in the time of 1:45.99. He led the entire way in...

Top story Kenyan athletics coach sent home from Rio 2016 for impersonating an athlete

From Inside the Games Kenya have suffered a further blow on the eve of the Olympic athletics competition as coach John Anzrah has been sent home...

Two Canadian men qualified for the Olympic 800-metre event which starts Friday.

© Copyright - 2016 - Athletics Illustrated  The 800-metre event is likely the most competitive distance in athletics. Oddly it is also the only running...

GSC athletes ready for Olympic Games

Global Sports Communications This Friday, 12th of August, the athletics program at the Olympic Games will start. Global Sports Communication has a very diverse group...