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Cameron Levins: “I am as fit as I have ever been.”

Cameron Levins: “I am as fit as I have ever been.”

Christopher Kelsall January 31, 2015 2

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Message board thread Cameron Levins is about to embark on two seasons of racing that will provide several excellent opportunities for him to take another step forward on the

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Rita Jeptoo and 11 other Doping Sanctions

Rita Jeptoo and 11 other Doping Sanctions

Dick Straight January 30, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Kenya’s fastest active female marathon runner, Rita Jeptoo, has been suspended by Athletics Kenya for two years. She has the opportunity to appeal the case; therefore, the $500,000

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Canadian Indoor Women Top 20 – IAAF

Canadian Indoor Women Top 20 – IAAF

Christopher Kelsall January 28, 2015 0

Compiled by Douglas Clement Not authorised by Athletics Canada Women Name Event Mark !AAF points Christable Nettey LJ 6.78m 1156 Hayley Warren’91 60mH 8.27 1100 Jessica O’Connell’89 3000m 9:09.15 1097 Farah Jacques’90 300m 38.32 1091 Shaina Harrison’94 60m 7.40 1084 Karine Belleau-Beliveau’83 600m 1:29.38 1083 Rachel Francois’92 600m 1:30.03 1069 Erin Teschuk’94 mile 4:41.19 1068 Sasha Gollisch’81 1000m 2:45.07 1067 Madeline Price’95 300m 38.93 1058 Ese Omene’85 300m 38.94 1058 Nicolle Sassine’89 300m 38.96 1057 Taylor Sharpe’96 300m 38.97 1056 Gabriela Stafford’95 1500m 4:22.36 1052 Carise Thompson’92 mile 4:43.57 1052 Genevieve Lalonde’91 mile 4:43.91 1049 Leya Buchanan’96 200m 24.39 1047 Kelsey Balkwill’92 200m 24.41 1046 Lindsay Butterworth’97 mile 4:44.80 1043 Fiona Benson’92 mile 4:44.83 1043

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Canadian Indoor Men’s Top 20 – IAAF

Canadian Indoor Men’s Top 20 – IAAF

Christopher Kelsall January 28, 2015 0

Compiled by Douglas Clement. Not authorised by Athletics Canada. Top Twenty Canadian Indoor to January 26, 2015 Men Name Event Mark IAAF points Shawn Barber’94 PV 5.87m 1231 Cam Levins’89 mile 3:58.75 1159   Andre De Grasse’94 200m 20.90 1149 Damian Warner’89 60mH 7.68 1144   Keffri Neal’93 800m 1:48.52 1124 Charles Philibert-Thiboutot’90 1500m 3:43.21 1118 Ross Proudfoot’92 mile 4:01.47 1111 Sasha Smart’94 1000m 2:21.35 1108 Taylor Milne’81 mile 4:02.83 1093 Tyler Smith’94 600m 1:18.07 1092 TJ Lawrence’91 60m 6.72 1086 Sekou Kaba’90 60mH 7.86 1085 Jeremy Rae’91 mile 4:03.58 1084 Greg McNeil’92 60mH 7.91 1069 Michael Robertson’89 600m 1:18.70 1066 Justyn Warner’87 60m 6.77 1059 Corey Bellmore’94 600m 1:18.90 1058 Jordan

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Christabel Nettey Interview

Christabel Nettey Interview

Christopher Kelsall January 27, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated At just 23 years of age, Christabel Nettey of Surrey, BC is already one of Canada’s all-time best long jumpers. She owns the number one and number two

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To the IAAF: Ban Russia Now

To the IAAF: Ban Russia Now

Christopher Kelsall January 26, 2015 2

© Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated In order to save the venerable sport of athletics from becoming viewed merely as a pathetic niche spectacle run by corrupt, committee-dwelling old men, it is time now

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Christabel Nettey Breaks National Record

Christabel Nettey Breaks National Record

Dick Straight January 26, 2015 0

Christabel Nettey of Surrey, BC smashed her Canadian indoor long jump record Saturday in Albuquereque, NM. Her jump of 6.78m exceeded her national record of 6.62m set in 2014. Read the rest here.

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Dubai Marathon Highlights VIDEO

Dubai Marathon Highlights VIDEO

Christopher Kelsall January 24, 2015 0

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Russian athletics head coach resigns after recent doping revelations

Russian athletics head coach resigns after recent doping revelations

Christopher Kelsall January 24, 2015 1

The head coach of Russian athletics, Valentin Maslakov, has offered to step down in a letter of resignation. The 70-year-old has been involved in coaching since 1973 and has helped train athletes from the

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Dawn Harper-Nelson Interview

Dawn Harper-Nelson Interview

Christopher Kelsall January 22, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Dawn Harper-Nelson is currently America’s second-fastest athlete competing in the 100m hurdles and over the past few years has been ranked second and sometimes first in the world.

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