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On July 5, CTFL athletes will be competing in the Ottawa Twilight meet, the leagues final preliminary meet of the season. The event is stacking up to be decisive for the mens 200m event, with first and second place runners Bertwin Ben-Smith (Bears) Sebastien Regnier (Arctics) sitting just three points apart. With the fate of first place in his hands, Ben-Smith says he is not nervous.

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Nkele Martin As the CTFL season draws closer to an end, its athletes are beginning to heat up. On June 21, the aptly named Royal City Inferno Track and Field Festival yielded some fiery results.  Athletes and supporters arrived at the Guelph University Alumni Stadium on the Wednesday, and races began at 6:30 p.m. 85 CTFL athletes from all four teams competed at the festival, the second last of the leagues’ preliminary meets.  Bears athlete and Olympian Roxroy Cato started the meet strong, winning the first race of the evening with a 49.55 in the men's 400m hurdles.  Despite many...

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Nkele Martin In its second year, the CTFL has grown from 128 to 232 athletes. The league features former Olympians, national champions and various Canadian record holders. Halfway through its 2023 season, CTFL athletes have seen huge success, such as Usheoritse Itsekiri, who ran the fastest 100m on Canadian soil with a time of 10.02 (+1.4). 2007-born Timeo Atonfo, Quinn Coughlin and Grace Streek will be competing against some of these superstars this season.  To put this into perspective, when 18 year-old Huskies long jumper Jonathan Balogun recorded 5.99m at the Sherwood Park Track Classic in 2012, Atonfo - who...

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The second season of the Canadian Track and Field League (CTFL) began with a meet hosted by the University of Calgary Athletics Club, May 13-14 and a meet in Montreal hosted by Saint-Laurent Select on May 20th. These were the first 2 of what will be six meets this summer ending with the CTFL Championship in Ottawa on August 5th. The first two meets were highlighted by 100-meter, 200-meter and 400-meter sprints as well as Sprint hurdles for both men and women. Other events such as long distance 800 and 1500 meter runs as well as long jump and shot...

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