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Rocky start to Lopes-Schliep's relationship with coach

When first approached by Priscilla Lopes-Schliep, track and field coach Anthony McCleary did not want anything to do with the young athlete.

Yet, McCleary soon discovered Lopes-Schliep was not the type to be denied. 299 more words

Track And Field

Canadian hurdling icon hangs up her spikes

Priscilla Lopes-Schliep has cleared her last hurdle and is moving on, having given everything she has to the sport.

A young family and lack of a winter training facility where she resides contributed to Lopes-Schliep’s decision to hang up her track spikes and call it a career. 784 more words

Summer Olympics

Dan Barnes: Canadian hurdling still in good hands

You wouldn’t think a hurdler could make time to catch a torch thrown her way, what with all those obstacles to jump and a finish line to reach. 847 more words


Olympic champ Humphries ready to make fresh start

Kaillie Humphries dominated the headlines more than any other female Canadian athlete in the last year, with the exception perhaps of struggling tennis star Eugenie Bouchard. 592 more words


Some developments to follow as winter sports season looms

If it’s possible to write about the coming of winter without a cheeky Game of Thrones reference, then it’s probably best to stick with Canadian athletes. 789 more words


Olympic hurdles medallist Priscilla Lopes-Schliep tracking new career as Canada's next bobsled star

Priscilla Lopes-Schliep bundled her daughters into her running stroller one morning this week at a track near her home in Nebraska.

Gripping the handles, she leaned into the stroller, and drove, head down, knees up, hamstrings straining, until the threesome was sailing down the track at high speed. 970 more words


Priscilla Lopes-Schliep to pair with Kaillie Humphries in bobsleigh

Olympic bobsleigh queen Kaillie Humphries has found her latest breakman: Beijing hurdles medallist Priscilla Lopes-Schliep.

According to Lori Ewing and this Canadian Press article the formidable team will combine as early as a World Cup shortly after Christmas. 255 more words