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Men’s cross country wins back-to-back national championships

By Pierre Lechat, November 20 2019 — On Nov. 9, the cross country U Sports National Championships took place in Kingston, Ontario. The Dinos men’s team arrived as the defending champions. The team seemed even stronger than last year, as its best members hadn’t graduated yet and was reinforced with Matthew Travaglini’s recruitment. Additionally, they…

Doping rears its head in the World Athletics Championships

By Pierre Lechat, November 5 2019 — The World Athletics Championships in Doha are likely to be remembered for their negative aspects, rather than for their positives. The problems and polemics have piled up — an empty, air-conditioned stadium, extreme heat resulting in physically dangerous conditions for the athletes, and worker exploitation in Qatar. That…

Dinos tested at home during Canada West Championships

By Pierre Lechat, October 25 2019 — Last year, the University of Calgary Dinos men’s cross-country team made history, winning their first U Sports title. Nothing has stopped them, from the Canada West title — one of the four U Sports regional championships — to the coveted national honour. They’ve since gone back to work…

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