Pickering Speed Academy's Tony Sharpe, Xahria Santiago honoured by Athletics Canada

Former club member Andre De Grasse recognized for Olympic performance

AJAX — The Speed Academy in Pickering has been rewarded for another excellent year, dominating the annual awards given out by Athletics Canada.

Head coach Tony Sharpe, a former Olympic medallist, has been named the development coach of the year for the second time in three years, while one of his current athletes, Xahria Santiago of Ajax, has been honoured as the youth athlete of the year.


Elite eight from Speed Academy heading to nationals in P.E.I.

Oshawa's Mariam Abdul-Rashid among those representing Pickering club

PICKERING -- When eight members of the Speed Academy head to Prince Edward Island next month for the Canadian national youth track-and-field championships, they will do so with one goal in mind.

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Five medals for The Speed Academy

Team competes at U.S. High School National Championships

PICKERING -- The Speed Academy brought home a total of five medals from the U.S. Indoor High School National Championships, which was held in New York.

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The Speed Academy off to quick start

Athletes earn 13 medals at indoor meet

TORONTO -- The Speed Academy athletes are off to a quick start to the indoor season, winning 13 medals at the International Youth Meet of Champions at York University.

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It's all in the family for the Sharpes

Track success filters down from mom and dad to daughters

PICKERING -- If genetics account for anything, there is no way to predict the unlimited potential of the Sharpe twins.

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