John McDonnell coached forty NCAA Championship teams in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track in thirty-six seasons at the University of Arkansas -- mentoring dozens of Olympians and hundreds of All-Americans during a career that is considered to be the most successful in any sport in American collegiate sports history. His biography was recently published by the University of Arkansas Press.
Calgary women hold on while Guelph men overtake lead to win indoor national titles
Calgary's women's team and Windsor's men's team remain on top heading into the final day of competition
Strong performances in the short sprints and multi-events have the University of Calgary women and University of Windsor men off to a lead after Day 1 of the Canadian Inter-University Sport (CIS) Indoor National Championships
The men's CIS Indoor Championships could be a repeat of the runaway at the Ontario Championships while the women's meet could be decided on the final straightaway of the 4x400m relay -- South of the border several Canadians will be in action at the NCAA Indoor Championships in Arkansas where the hometown Razorbacks are expected to win the men's title for the first time since 2006.
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How the track community raised $1 million in just a few weeks
A chat with the Canadian record holder over 5000m and 10,000m
Levins and Schaaf blow away fields at Canadian Nationals TNFNORTH VIDEO COVERAGE -- RESULTS
Axing of Sport Ministry is another in a long list of misrepresentations...Laval distance program making promising strides...Karen Harvey (left) and Florida State could make history on Monday
Ferris Wheels Not Circuses.....Baumann back Down Under.....2012 prospects looking grim
Schedule -- Heat Sheets NTL Standings Complete Results Meet Summary of Toronto International Games --------------------------------------- Race Videos Dylan Armstrong -- winning throw in Shot Put
AROUND THE COUNTRY AROUND THE WORLD Canadian Championships in Calgary this week -- Coverage Tyler Christopher (2005 World Bronze Medallist in 400m) retires Matt Hughes sets sight for steeplechase in London next year Sheila Reid wins Honda Award for Track and Cross Country success Results -- U of T Twlight (Toronto), Ian Hume Invitation (Sherbrooke), Crepuscule (Sherbrooke) Alan Webb to train with Jason Vigilante of Virginia Usain Bolt mouths off about Tyson Gay A look at Lukas Verzbicas' incredible 2011 British star tweets wont be joining UK team at Europeans
National Track League a reality this summer.....NCAA meet dazzles
A chat with the new Chief Executive Officer of Athletics Canada
Apparently Dallas is on the East Coast and other nonsense....Canadians getting it done at CIS and NCAA meets....TnfNorth voters take a bow...and more
TnfNorth speaks to Chris Johnson, the coach of the B.C. High School champions from St. George's School in Vancouver
Rob Ford shows alarming lack of judgment....Contador is believeable yet hard to believe...New CEO faces challenges
A chat with the Canadian coach of the University of North Carolina Pete Watson enters his second season at the helm of the University of North Carolina cross country program. The London, Ontario native competed for Canada and ran collegiately for West Virginia University before training professionally in Kenya. Following his retirement from the sport, Watson was hired at Auburn University as the head cross country coach and assistant track coach. In his first season he coached Angela Homan in the 10000m to contribute towards Auburn’s women’s track NCAA Championship in 2006. In his fourth season he guided the Tigers men’s cross country team to a 5th place performance at the NCAA Cross Country Championships – their highest finish in cross country in nearly a quarter century. Following that success, he was hired to revive a moribund North Carolina distance program and in his first year recruited the number one rated recruiting class in the United States, as rated by Flotrack. Tnfnorth caught up with the second year UNC coach.
A chat with Canada's newest NCAA high jump champion Derek Drouin is a high jumper from Sarnia, Ontario who just completed his sophomore season at the University of Indiana. After jumping 6-10 in the high jump and running 14.36 in the hurdles in high school, Drouin has competed in both the heptathlon and decathlon in college but found his greatest success so far in the high jump with a leap of 7-5 at this weekend's NCAA Championships, making him Canada's first NCAA champion in the high jump since Mark Boswell for the University of Texas in 1999.
A chat with Canada's newest NCAA steeplechase champion Matt Hughes is a distance runner from Oshawa, Ontario who just completed his junior season at the University of Louisville. Coming off a personal best performance in the 3000m steeplechase of 8:34 at the NCAA East Preliminary Round, Hughes dropped another three seconds to become the first Canadian to capture the NCAA steeplechase title since Matt Kerr accomplished the same feat for the University of Arkansas in 1999. Tnfnorth.ca caught up with newly crowned champion this weekend.