Wendy-Ann Clarke

Wendy-Ann Clarke is a multimedia journalist and track and field coach from Toronto, Canada. As a writer, she has covered a wide range of disciplines and reported on athletics during the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Latest from Wendy-Ann Clarke

Eritrea's 1st winter Olympian details mental anguish from racism growing up in Canada

Skier Shannon-Ogbani Abeda’s journey to becoming the first winter Olympian to represent Eritrea carried with it a racial burden he says he’s only now beginning to unravel.

Alysha Newman is raising the bar in Canadian pole vault

There may be nothing natural about launching yourself several metres into the air on a fibreglass rod, but Canadian pole vault star Alysha Newman makes it look easy. Now she's reaching new heights in her sport.

Sage Watson poised to hurdle into Canadian history

Clocking 400-metre hurdles times Canada has not seen in over two decades, since national record holder Rosey Edeh was on the scene, Sage Watson continues to chase her dream of becoming the country's best ever.

105th Grey Cup might just be the most Canadian ever

In the twilight of the country's 150th anniversary celebrations, the Toronto Argonauts defeated the Calgary Stampeders 27-24 in the nation's capital in a night jam-packed with Canadiana.

Wheelchair racing power couple fulfilling Paralympic dreams in Rio

Ilana Dupont and her husband — three-time Paralympian Alex Dupont — will be competing in a combined seven events at these Games. Ilana, who won bronze in the 100-metre at the 2008 Games in Beijing, came back to elite level competition last year at the Parapan Ams.