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Donovan Bailey: Better days are ahead for Andre De Grasse

As another Diamond League track season comes to a close, it's a bittersweet time for Canadian sprint fans, who have witnessed the rise of Aaron Brown and the apparent decline of Andre De Grasse. But the future looks bright for both men, writes Canadian legend Donovan Bailey.

Donovan Bailey: Andre De Grasse is still the next great sprinter

Despite his slow start to the season, Andre De Grasse is still a "huge talent" who can regain his form once he shakes off the rust from a long injury layoff, says Canadian track legend Donovan Bailey.
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Donovan Bailey reveals his dream relay team

With Saturday's IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas approaching, 1996 Canadian Olympic sprint and 4x100-metre relay champion Donovan Bailey unveils his dream relay team.

Andre De Grasse set for sprint rematch vs. Gatlin, Gay, Powell

Former Olympic 100-metre champion Donovan Bailey says Canada's Andre De Grasse will step up to the challenge Saturday against the world's top sprinters at a Diamond League meet in Eugene, Oregon (CBC,, 4 p.m. ET).

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce must be patient in regaining Olympic form

The start of the Rio Olympics is less than three months away and Jamaican sprint star Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is hampered by a nagging toe injury. Donovan Bailey, a 1996 Olympic gold medallist, says getting the proper treatment and being patient is crucial.

Derek Drouin looks ready to thrive in Olympic high jump: Bailey

No matter how the Olympic pressure is perceived outside the inner circle of Canadian high jumper Derek Drouin, there is no better situation for the world champion to be in, writes two-time gold medallist Donovan Bailey.

Justin Gatlin wants to take Usain Bolt's Olympic title

After barely missing out on the 100-metre world title in Beijing last year, American sprinter Justin Gatlin is seeking revenge on Jamaican legend Usain Bolt as the two head for another clash at the Summer Olympics. But Olympic gold medallist Donovan Bailey doesn't see the script changing in Rio.

Andre De Grasse shouldn't have to answer for Ben Johnson's mistakes

Canadian sprinting icon Donovan Bailey says he was often saddled with the burden of answering for Ben Johnson's mistakes, but people should not be passing it on to Andre De Grasse.

Donovan Bailey: Home track advantage makes a difference

Canadian sprinting legend Donovan Bailey remembers getting an incredible boost in 1997, for his showdown with Michael Johnson at the Skydome. It was by far the best atmosphere any athlete could ever walk into, he writes.