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Ross Proudfoot’s Canadian Cross Country Championship race

Ross Proudfoot’s Canadian Cross Country Championship race

Christopher Kelsall November 30, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated The 2015 Canadian Cross Country Championships offered up some of the deepest fields in the event’s history, especially the senior men’s race. Although we didn’t get to see

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Wodak and Proudfoot take senior titles at Canadian Cross Country Championships – See more at: http://athletics.ca/wodak-and-proudfoot-take-senior-titles-at-canadian-cross-country-championships/#sthash.ZrPx0CMf.dpuf

Wodak and Proudfoot take senior titles at Canadian Cross Country Championships – See more at: http://athletics.ca/wodak-and-proudfoot-take-senior-titles-at-canadian-cross-country-championships/#sthash.ZrPx0CMf.dpuf

Christopher Kelsall November 29, 2015 0

Athletics Canada Natasha Wodak (Vancouver, B.C.) and Ross Proudfoot (Sudbury, Ont.) each battled strong fields to come out victorious in Kingston, Ont., at the 2015 Canadian Cross Country Championships. The rolling hills of the historic

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Two-time world cross country champion among seven Kenyan athletes banned for doping

Two-time world cross country champion among seven Kenyan athletes banned for doping

Christopher Kelsall November 29, 2015 0

From Inside Sports Double world cross country champion and Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Emily Chebet was among seven Kenyan athletes banned today for failing drugs tests as some of the country’s leading runners admitted the

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Reaction to sanctioning by Athletics Kenya of Emily Chebet Muge

Reaction to sanctioning by Athletics Kenya of Emily Chebet Muge

Christopher Kelsall November 28, 2015 0

Earlier today (Friday, November 27th, 2015) Kenyan media have reported that two-time World Cross Country Champion, Emily Chebet Muge, has been sanctioned by Athletics Kenya, effective July 17th, 2015, for period of 4 (four) years, after

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Rachel Hannah, “It has been a huge honour to learn of the medal upgrade to Pan Am Bronze.”

Rachel Hannah, “It has been a huge honour to learn of the medal upgrade to Pan Am Bronze.”

Christopher Kelsall November 27, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Rachel Hannah finished fourth in the 2015 Toronto Pan American Games marathon, her first attempt at the distance. Fourth is a very good finish position in a debut

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The media and the public can be excused for making noise of mangled messaging

The media and the public can be excused for making noise of mangled messaging

Christopher Kelsall November 27, 2015 0

© Copyright – 20 15 – Athletics Illustrated On August 19th, Lord Sebastian Coe was narrowly elected President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and immediately the pressure began to mount on him.

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Time now for national athletics federations to clean house.

Time now for national athletics federations to clean house.

Christopher Kelsall November 26, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Note to national governing bodies of athletics and national anti-doping agencies: right now would be an excellent time to investigate and clean house of athletes, coaches, agents and

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Canadian Olympian’s father banned from Coaching in Canada

Canadian Olympian’s father banned from Coaching in Canada

Christopher Kelsall November 25, 2015 0

From CBC.ca The father and coach of Canadian pole vault world champion Shawn Barber has been banned by the national governing body for track and field after it learned of George Barber’s 2007 criminal conviction

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The 2015 Canadian Cross Country Championships boast highly competitive fields

The 2015 Canadian Cross Country Championships boast highly competitive fields

Christopher Kelsall November 25, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated The 2015 Canadian Cross Country Championships are taking place Saturday, November 28th in Kingston, Ontario. The event features at least 964 athletes who will race in the youth,

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Dozens of Kenyan athletes protest at Athletics Kenya headquarters

Dozens of Kenyan athletes protest at Athletics Kenya headquarters

Christopher Kelsall November 23, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Kenyan athletes have occupied the Athletics Kenya (AK) headquarters in Nairobi. According to an unnamed Kenyan athlete, “it is a peaceful demonstration with dozens of athletes; some of

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