On Track and Field: Russians Compete at World Championships, but Not for Their Country
Monday, 14 August 2017 () Maria Lasitskene, the gold medalist in the women’s high jump, and Darya Klishina, who won silver in the long jump, were among those participating as “authorized neutral athletes.”
The Canadian track and field team heads home from the world championships in London empty-handed for the first time in 16 years. Head coach Glenroy Gilbert says the team now has time to “right the ship” before the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Melissa Bishop is anxious to erase the bad memory of a podium miss at last summer’s Rio Olympics in the women's 800-metre final at the track and field world... CBC.ca - SportsAlso reported by •Denver Post