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Its a boy! Canadian Olympian Hilary Stellingwerff Expecting

Its a boy! Canadian Olympian Hilary Stellingwerff Expecting

Christopher Kelsall December 30, 2013 1

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated Discussion thread here. Canadian Olympian, Hilary Stellingwerff, who specialises in the 1500 metre distance is expecting a baby in June of 2014. From their vacation place in Patagonia, Chile,

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Doping in Sport: India Sets an Example

Doping in Sport: India Sets an Example

Christopher Kelsall December 28, 2013 1

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated Of all the nations that one would consider to be the first to act with force on athletes who cheat, interestingly, it was India that was the first

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Top Athletics Illustrated News and Performances for 2013

Top Athletics Illustrated News and Performances for 2013

Christopher Kelsall December 23, 2013 0

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated Top Athletics Illustrated News and Performances for 2013 To decide what was the biggest piece of Canadian athletics news during 2013, would be a decision based as much on

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Banned Stimulants and Steroids detected in 2013

Banned Stimulants and Steroids detected in 2013

Christopher Kelsall December 22, 2013 0

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated Below is additional information about what banned substances track and field athletes have tested positive for during 2013. Five Jamaican track and field athletes tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs

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Moving Youth Towards Distance Running Excellence

Moving Youth Towards Distance Running Excellence

Christopher Kelsall December 22, 2013 0

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated Two-time Canadian Olympian Bruce Deacon in partnership with Frontrunners (running stores), New Balance, GoodLife Fitness and the Prairie Inn Harriers running club has coordinated a youth training program

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Doping: It is time now for the IAAF and WADA to act with force

Doping: It is time now for the IAAF and WADA to act with force

Christopher Kelsall December 20, 2013 30

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated It is time now for the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to work with force on member nations who refuse to

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What is, “Jono Fartlek”

What is, “Jono Fartlek”

Christopher Kelsall December 19, 2013 1

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated Join the discussion on Fartlek You may be familiar with a workout called “Mona Fartlek,” which is named after legendary Australian marathon runner, Steve Moneghetti, coined by his coach

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Mary Keitany Interview

Mary Keitany Interview

Christopher Kelsall December 17, 2013 1

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated Kenya’s Mary Keitany is looking to bounce back to her former fitness levels sometime in 2014. She gave birth to her second child in 2013. The 31-year-old is

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Goucher and Hall: Coaches and Comebacks

Goucher and Hall: Coaches and Comebacks

Christopher Kelsall December 17, 2013 1

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated The movements, recently, of Kara Goucher and Ryan Hall to new coaches remind us, once again, what a unique obligatoriness the sport’s world-wide habitué thrusts upon those that

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IAAF Cross Country Summit: “Not Specifically About Olympic Inclusion”

IAAF Cross Country Summit: “Not Specifically About Olympic Inclusion”

Christopher Kelsall December 14, 2013 0

© Copyright – 2013 – Athletics Illustrated On December 9th a collection of former top-level international athletes met with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) in Belgrade, Serbia to discuss how to save cross-country

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