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Top Athletics Illustrated News and Interviews for 2015

Top Athletics Illustrated News and Interviews for 2015

Christopher Kelsall December 28, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Top Athletics Illustrated News and interviews for 2015 This year was newsworthy in the sport of athletics mostly for drug related stories centred around apparent systematic doping in Russia,

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Forty per cent of Russian doping failures in youth sports, ex-RUSADA head claims

Forty per cent of Russian doping failures in youth sports, ex-RUSADA head claims

Christopher Kelsall December 27, 2015 0

The former head of the scandal-hit Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) has claimed that 40 per cent of drug test violations in the country have come in youth sports. Ramil Khabriev made the shocking claim as

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Interview: Vitaliy and Yuliya Stepanov – Russian Whistleblowers

Interview: Vitaliy and Yuliya Stepanov – Russian Whistleblowers

Christopher Kelsall December 20, 2015 1

See ARD TV’s Sportschau Video interview, here>> Written version below, translated: On the way to visit Vitaliy and Yuliya Stepanov, the Russian whistleblowers that changed sport history in 2015. For security reasons we are not allowed

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Lamine Diack, former president of the IAAF drops a bomb

Lamine Diack, former president of the IAAF drops a bomb

Christopher Kelsall December 19, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated The beginning of the investigation by French authorities on disgraced former president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), Lamine Diack, is now becoming public knowledge and

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New Rio Olympic standards from the IAAF, Athletics Canada and the USATF

New Rio Olympic standards from the IAAF, Athletics Canada and the USATF

Christopher Kelsall December 17, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated The International Association of Athletics Federations released the qualifying standards for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games on December 10th. The standards were softened in some events from past

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Hajo Seppelt on Russian fine:  “…Moscow based court viewed nothing (before making decision).”

Hajo Seppelt on Russian fine: “…Moscow based court viewed nothing (before making decision).”

Christopher Kelsall December 17, 2015 0

Join the discussion in our forums, here>> © Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated On Wednesday, December 16, a Russian court ruled that German broadcaster ARD TV’s documentary, which accused the Russians of systematically doping their

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Trump Tower to be renamed

Trump Tower to be renamed

Dick Straight December 16, 2015 0

© Copyright – 20 15 – Athletics Illustrated Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson and BC Premiere Christy Clark have formally announced that Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver, also known as “Trump Tower”, located in downtown

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Brendan Hoff chooses the University of Victoria

Brendan Hoff chooses the University of Victoria

Christopher Kelsall December 16, 2015 0

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Brendan Hoff of Campbell River, BC has officially committed to the University of Victoria for the 2016 and 2017 season. Currently he attends Reynolds Senior Secondary in Victoria,

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Brendan Hoff commits to the University of Victoria (Video)

Brendan Hoff commits to the University of Victoria (Video)

Christopher Kelsall December 16, 2015 0

From our sister publication, Victoria Sports News:

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Running Times closure: A manifestation of the modern runner or a symptom of market conditions?

Running Times closure: A manifestation of the modern runner or a symptom of market conditions?

Christopher Kelsall December 16, 2015 9

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated “The Authoritative Voice for the Dedicated Runner,” the masthead reads. “The magazine explores training, from the perspective of top athletes, coaches and scientists; rates and profiles elite runners;

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