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DuChene To Lead Canadians in Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

DuChene To Lead Canadians in Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Christopher Kelsall August 29, 2013 0

By Paul Gains Twelve kilometres into the 2013 World Championship marathon Krista DuChene suddenly felt dizzy, staggered then collapsed on the Moscow streets, a victim of the horrendous hot steamy weather. It was possibly the best

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Zane Robertson Interview

Christopher Kelsall August 28, 2013 1

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated Zane Robertson, after having moved from his native New Zealand, at the age of 17 with his brother Jake to Kenya’s Rift Valley and now Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,

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Matt Hughes Interview

Matt Hughes Interview

Christopher Kelsall August 26, 2013 1

See forum discussion © Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated Matt Hughes is a Canadian middle-distance runner who specialises in the 3000 metre steeplechase. On August 15th, at the 2013 IAAF World Track and Field Championships,

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Canada wins 19 medals at Pan American Junior Championships

Canada wins 19 medals at Pan American Junior Championships

Christopher Kelsall August 26, 2013 0

Athletics Canada The Canadian Pan American Junior Championship team is coming home from Medellin, Colombia today with quite a bit of extra baggage after winning 19 medals over the course of the weekend. Canada enjoyed

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Defar for the win in the Diamond League meet in Stockholm, Sweden

Defar for the win in the Diamond League meet in Stockholm, Sweden

Christopher Kelsall August 22, 2013 0

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated Perhaps the most interesting race tonight at the 2013 Diamond League meet in Stockholm, Sweden will be the women’s 3000 metre event, which will feature one of the

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Asian Youth Games – day four review

Asian Youth Games – day four review

Christopher Kelsall August 22, 2013 0

David Tarbotton for Athletics Illustrated An afternoon storm in Nanjing, was a welcome relief from the heat wave conditions the athletes endured on the first three days. The lower temperatures were also timely with four

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Asian Youth Games – day three review

Asian Youth Games – day three review

Christopher Kelsall August 21, 2013 0

David Tarbotton for Athletics Illustrated After China’s dominance on day two, it was Japan’s turn, courtesy of two fine sprint hurdlers, to steel the limelight on day three of the Asian Youth Games, currently being

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Asian Youth Games – day two review

Asian Youth Games – day two review

Christopher Kelsall August 20, 2013 0

David Tarbotton for Athletics Illustrated In very humid conditions China’s athletes dominated day two of the Asian Youth Games, being held in Nanjing, winning eight of the 10 gold medals on offer. One of the performances

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Asian Youth Games – day one review

Asian Youth Games – day one review

Christopher Kelsall August 19, 2013 0

 David Tarbotton for Athletics Illustrated Three exciting field events dominated day one of the athletics program at the second Asian Youth Games, being held in Nanjing. Heavy rain during the day cleared for the evening’s competition

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Men’s 4x100m relay win World Championship bronze; Women’s 4x100m 6th

Men’s 4x100m relay win World Championship bronze; Women’s 4x100m 6th

Christopher Kelsall August 18, 2013 1

Athletics Canada Moscow – The men’s 4×100-metres relay team won bronze today at the 2013 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championship in Moscow, Russia. The last day of competition also saw outstanding performances

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