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Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our show spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week's program, we feature coverage from the Prefontaine Classic, an IAAF Diamond League track and field event in Eugene, Oregon. more »
Toronto's Gabriela Stafford met a world standard, finishing first in the women's 1,500 metres at the Prefontaine Classic track meet on Friday evening in Eugene, Ore. The 21-year-old crossed the line with a time of four minutes 7.43 seconds while fellow Canadian Sasha Gollish placed fourth (4:08.41). more »